Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Today -100: September 20, 1922: Harding to World War Veterans: Drop Dead

Pres. Harding vetoes the bonus bill. He objects to distributing, “whether inspired by grateful sentiment or political expediency,” so much money to a mere 5 million people out of 110 million Americans, “a bonus which the soldiers themselves, while serving in the World War, did not expect.”

In the Democratic primaries in Erie County, New York, William Randolph Hearst gets exactly zero (0) delegates in his gubernatorial run. Pundits think that might not portend well for him.

The US will keep out of the whole Near East thing, diplomatically and militarily.

Kemal Pasha informs France that he won’t attack Constantinople or the neutral zone along the Dardanelles if Turkey is allowed to take eastern Thrace, including Constantinople and Adrianople.

The Bulgarian prime minister announces that King Boris is looking to marry a rich, beautiful, rich, young, rich American girl. He doesn’t have anyone in particular in mind. 

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