Monday, January 16, 2012

Today -100: January 16, 1912: Of secrecy, bayonets, and thunders


The Senate debates in closed session whether to debate the arbitration treaties in secret, but decides to debate them in open session.

The militia charges Lawrence, Massachusetts mill strikers with bayonets, kills one.

NYT Index Typo of the Day: “SAYS ITALY PLANS TO FIGHT AUSTRALIA.” That’s Austria, for crumb’s sake.

Proquest Typo of the Day (LAT story): “GERMANY THUNDERS TRUCK BY SOCIALIST VICTORIES.”

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