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Source: West Coast Times
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: none
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Hokitika, New Zealand
Date of publication: 26 September 1901
Volume number: none
Issue number: 12025
Pagination: [2]

[untitled]. West Coast Times 26 Sept. 1901 n12025: p. [2].
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Leon Czolgosz (name, pronunciation of).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley.



     During the past few days speculation has been rife as to how the funny name found in the possession of the man who shot President M’Kinley ought to be pronounced, and not a few citizens, not by any means noted for intemperance in language, have with their attempts to say “Czolgosz,” and their comments on that patronymic, come dangerously near dislocating their faces. So it is a matter of urgent public importance that the pronunciation is given. A Sydney “Evening News” reporter got it the other day from a foreign Anarchist whom he was interviewing. This gentleman says it is not a Polish name, but Hungarian, and that it should be pronounced “Sholgosh,” the final “sh” being given the sound of the “s” in pleasure.



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