Monday, October 13, 2014
The Belgian army has successfully retreated to Ostend.
The Netherlands is interning the Belgian and British soldiers who fled across the border. The Morning Post blames First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill for the disaster of Antwerp, for sending in too small and too under-trained a force, and says Churchill shouldn’t be interfering in military decisions anyway.
It comes out that in February 1913, President-elect Wilson wrote to Rep. A. Mitchell Palmer, getting Palmer & the D’s to block consideration of a constitutional amendment, passed by the Senate, to restrict presidents to a single six-year term (even though that was a plank in the party platform he supposedly ran on).
Austrians, facing high food prices, are eating a lot of horse meat.