Sunday, September 08, 2013

Today -100: September 8, 1913: The protests have been emphasized by bombs

Some Japanese people have been killed in Nanking, and there is a loud jingoistic clamor in Japan for an invasion.

Riots in Lisbon. The Daily Telegraph correspondent reports “the Royalists have protested energetically against the holding up of telegrams to ex-King Manuel, congratulating him on his marriage, and that the protests have been emphasized by bombs.”

Mexican dictator Huerta wants to buy a dirigible from a Nevada firm. The State Dept has to decide if it constitutes a “munition of war” banned for sale to a combatant under the Neutrality Acts.

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