Monday, September 14, 2020

Today -100: September 14, 1920: Dead as slavery

The Zionist World Movement tells Jewish organizations in Eastern Europe not to send Jewish immigrants to Palestine unless they can support themselves.

Deposed Bulgarian Czar Ferdinand is living happily in exile in Germany. Having recently been given access to funds which an English court decided belonged to him personally rather than to Bulgaria, he’s been buying up art and fending off people who want to help him invest that money in, for example, a machine that makes shoe polish out of smoke, or matches that will never stop burning.

In Maine elections, the Republican candidate for governor, Frederic Hale Parkhurst, scores a massive victory, for all the good it will do him. This is seen as indicating what might happen in the national elections in November. Some of the increase in the state’s Republican vote is attributed to the new women voters.

Cox repeats that the prohibition issue is dead – “as dead as slavery” – and it’s now just a matter of enforcing the law.

No fewer than 160 extras filming Man-Woman-Marriage file injury claims from horse-related accidents during a battle scene between men and Amazons, I guess.

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