Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
STOP PAPER THAT ATTACKED
THE KIEV OFFICIALS
Kiev, Russia, Oct. 11. The Rus
sian authorities confiscated the con
servative newspaper Kievlanin, after
it had bitterly attacked the officials
trying Mendel Beilis, the Jew, ac
cused of ritual murder.
The article called the indictment
against Beilis flimsy and charged the
authorities with treating him like a
rabbit on the table for a vivisection
ist "You who are always talking of
rituals yourselves are offering a hu
man sacrifice," it stated. "Beilis may
be insignificant, nevertheless you
have no right to imprison him before
unless cdnvinced of his guilt"
Copies of the paper sold for $1.50
each before its confiscation.
Two boys testified at the trial of
Beilis yesterday that the police had
threatened them with imprisonment
unless they altered their statements
about the date when they last saw
STEAMER BURNS 236 LOST
Liverpool, Oct. 11. The British
steamship Volturno, Rotterdam for
New York, with 757 passengers and
crew aboard, reported to have burn
ed in mid-Atlantic yesterday. 236
persons are missing.
Wireless dispatcher from the Cun
arder Carmania state that the Vol
turno, afire from, stem to stern, burn
ed to the water's edge. Ten steam-'
ships responded to her distress' sig
nals, but by the time they reached the
doomed liner ano stood by her 521
survivors were in lifeboats and Taf ts.
The 236 unaccounted fprwere sup
posed to have burned to death and
STORM IN NORTHWEST KILLSj
TWO INJURES MANY
Milwaukee, Wis., 'Oct. 11. A storm
which raged throughout the North
west yesterday exacted a toll of two
lives and injured five others, while,
the wind", cyclonic in velocity, de
stroyed thousands of dollars worth o
Two men were killed and nine
horses were cremated when light
ning struck a barn at Minot, N. D,r
The farm owner was stunned, but
was rescued by his wife from the
burning building. J
At Alton, near here, Mrs. Arthur
Jackson and three children and Mrs.
Leonard McCrea were seriously hurt
when their houses were blown downf
Wires are down throughout Jhu
portion of the country, so the "full
extent of the damage cannot be as
certained. A torrential rain accom-t
panied the gale, followed by the first
snow in Milwaukee.
"Elsie, it seems to me Mr. Spoon
leigh sits awfully close to you on the
rnfn irrTiaTi Tio sialic "
"T'm simp h flnesn'f-. mpan tn'i
mother. It's just that he's so near
sighted.'! N. Y. World.
KICK ON GOVERNOR'S ISLAND
BEING MADE FORTRESS
New York, Oct 11. The Socialist
party made public resolutions sent to
President Wilson, protesting against
request by financiers that Governor's
Island be made a fortress for protec
tion of Wall street.
"It is notorious that the 'financial
center' is maintained as a gigantic
national 'fence,' wherein all the great
wealth of which the American people
f-were robbed is concealed," the reso
"The six million residents of the
city of New York, far from craving
to see the military strutting through
the street, wish that all armies of the
world, be removed to the regions of
the North and South poles."
The resolution added that the
bankers desire the military post at
Governor Island, not for protection
in war, but to shoot down strikers.
o o :
There is a collection of 4,500 dolls
in the National Museum at Wash
ington, ' -i
jiAamstM, r iu.yffcaitojfe, lw&.&aBiMldftitfto