Saturday, August 13, 2016

Today -100: August 13, 1916: When Germans are outlawed, only outlaws will be Germans

25,000 more National Guards are ordered to the Mexican border. Not sure why.

Headline of the Day -100:

Henry Ford is working on plans to sell his cars through garages, reducing costs so that he can price cars for as little as $250. He hopes to manufacture 1 million cars next year. (This article is right above an ad for the Cole 8 – “swift as a swallow – and as silent” – for $1,595.)

When it was thought that the US would occupy Juarez, Carranza officials handed out rifles to Juarezihoovians. Now they’ve demanded their return, threatening those who fail to comply with execution.

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