Sunday, September 02, 2018

Today -100: September 2, 1918: Of horses and carriages and paid agents, political tools/plain fanatics

Important Correction: Pres. and Mrs. Wilson did not walk to church to observe Motorless Sunday, they rode in a horse-drawn carriage.

Headline of the Day -100: 

His premature obit begins, “Nickolai Lenine, the man who brought Russia to the verge of ruin, and then delivered her to the Germans in the treaty of Brest-Litovsk... Paid agent, political tool or plain fanatic there is no doubt of the man’s ability or the strong impression he made upon those with whom he came in contact.”

The assassin, Fanya Kaplan, “a young girl belonging to the intellectual class,” has been arrested.

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