Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1925 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
LAST MINUTE WAR BULLETINS
London, German fleet at anchor off Wilhelms
haven, guarded by dirigibles and land forces,
Lima, Peru. German cruiser Neurenberg reported
off coast of Panama. Peruvian government has prohibit
ed exportation of gold.
London. Seventy-five German merchant ships
have been captured by English war vessels and are held
in British ports. A score of prizes have been taken by the
BITS OF WAR NEWS
Jacksonville, Fla. German steam
er Frieda Leonhart arrived here and
reported having been pursued 12
hours by British warship.
Washington. Sen. Williams, Mis
sissippi, resigned, from senate for
eign relations committee because of
their refusal to report at once reso
lution providing that U. S. attempt to
arbitrate present strained relations of
Washington. Instructions to in
spect for contrabrand cargoes and
papers all foreign vessels k leaving
American porta wired to collectors
of customs by Sec'y of Treasury Mc
Adoo. Vancouver, B. C. Lloyd cabled its
agents here that two German war
ships were supposed to be cruising off
west coast of Canada.
Brussels. 2,000 boy scouts will be
used by Belgian government to take
place of men called to the colors.
Have already captured 3 German
Vancouver, B. C. Mob stormed
German consulate, tore big double
eagle from above the door and tram
St. Petersburg. Following an
nouncement that England and Ger
many were at war placards appeared
on walls of city reading, "Long live
King George and the valiant British
LET'S FOOL 'EM!
By Jim Manee.
They tell us that some medicines
Are going to jump in price.
And now if we folks here get sick
That really won't be nice.
But here's a way to fool 'em, folks,
No medicines they'll sell.
If we wjl) be.right careful,
And all of us stay well.
P. S. It's a good idea to do that
at any old time.
CHICAGO GRAINw Wheat ad
vanced. Corn and oats went up after
weak start. Provisions made sharp
Taking olive oil for medicinal re
sults will prove most disappointing,
despite the widespread popular notion
that it posses curative qualities in in
testinal troubles. It is not a medi
cine, and as a food possesses only
such value as would be obtained from
an equal amount of grease or butter.
Partly cloudy tonight and Friday,
proably local showers tonight; some
what lower temperature; moderate
variable winds becoming northerly.
Temperature Wednesday Highest,
84; lowest 75,