Sunday, October 18, 2015

Today -100: October 18, 1915: What Joisey women don’t want

France declares war on Bulgaria. And invades it, alongside British and Serbian troops.

Woodrow Wilson has evidently promised that when peace in Europe comes, he will advocate for the rights of Jews in Russia and Romania.

The Daily Mail (London) reports on Nurse Edith Cavell’s execution, including the untrue bit about how she fainted and was shot whilst unconscious. I wonder who started that story? MI5?

Headline of the Day -100:

The Times deduces this from the number who have joined suffrage organizations. Of course membership in the Anti organization is far smaller, but an (unnamed) Anti leader attributes this to the suffragists enrolling “infants in cradles as members in order to swell their numbers.”

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