James Garfield

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Thieves Break Into Presidential Tomb, Steal ... Spoons?

But they left empty whiskey bottle at James A. Garfield's monument

(Newser) - Police in Ohio say thieves have broken into the monument of President James A. Garfield and stolen a set of commemorative spoons. Vandals shattered a window to get inside the 180-foot-tall monument at Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland Heights. A cemetery worker discovered the theft Wednesday. The cemetery's website says... More »

Paper Runs 'Unfortunate' Obama-Assassination Ad

(Newser) - Federal authorities are on the case after a Pennsylvania paper ran a classified ad that appears to call for the assassination of President Obama, Editor & Publisher reports. “May Obama follow in the footsteps of Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley & Kennedy!” the ad read. Those presidents were assassinated in... More »

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