Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 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
to Germany demanding evacuation of
Kiau-Chau. Oct. 18 German, em
peror orders Tsing-Tau" in Kiau
Chau to surrender to Japan.
Aug. 19 Pope Pius dies at Rome.
Aug. 23 Japan declares war on
Sept 4 German army reaches
point within 32 miles of Paris..
Sept. 8 German army begins re
treat from France.
Sept. 9 German army takes Mau
beauge, France; 40,000 prisoners and
Oct. 8 Belgian capital removes
from Brussels to Ostend.
Oct. 10 German army enters Ant
werp. Oct. 12 Mexican internal war
crosses American line into Naco,
Ariz. One soldier and one citizen
Oct 13 Belgian capital removes
from Ostend to Havre, France.
Oct. 14 Bruges is taken by Ger
mans. Oct 17 Administration war rev
enue bill passes senate. Vote ap
proximately $100,000,000 to meet
emergency caused by European war.
Oct. 21 Allies take Bruges. Drive
out 5,000 Germans.
Oct. 27 English- dreadnaught
"Audacious" sunk off coast of Eng
land. Nov. 8 Turkey invades Egypt
Nov. 2 United States distcirt court
indicts twenty-one former New Ha
ven directors, charged with violating
Sherman anti-trust law.
Nov. 5 Epidemic of foot and
mouth diseases closes Union stock
Nov. 24 Gen. Frederick-Funston
and troops evacuate Vera Cruz, Mex
ico, after occupation since May 1.
Nov. 14 Field Marshal Roberts
dies in 'France while inspecting Indian
Dec. 22 Hobson's prohibition
amendment defeated in house of rep
resentatives by vote" of 197 to 189.
Der. 31 Panama-California expo
sition opens at San Diego.
ONE "MOVIE" HERO KNOWS
- WHEN TQ HURRY
Marc ivicDermott, hero of many
hairbreadth escapes in the "movies,"
had an adventure recently that made
"movie" acting seem tame and "safe
McDermott was enjoying a matinee
in a New York theater. The shrill
j shrieks of a woman, the snarls of an
' enraged lion suddenly rent the air.
Men and women rushed to the exits, '
McDermott rushed too, but the lion,
j who was one of the "actors" on the
bill, was quicker than he was. Before
the guards could grab the beast he
had McDermott's head in his claws,
and the "movie" man spent the next
few days in the hospital.
San Mateo, Cal., -grand jury, with 8
clubwomen on it, has been summarily
discharged for "exceeding its func
tions." Bet the men on that jury were
having warm things said to them.