Declaration of War

El Paso July 28, 1914

El Paso July 28, 1914

Frontier is Held By Big Army

Russian Troops Advance, Following Austria’s War Against Servia

Kaiser’s Forces Advance to Border

Hostilities Between the Germans, Austrians and Russians May Break Soon

The Declaration of War

Vienna, Austria – The declaration of war against Servia by the Austria-Hungarian monarchy, which is expected to involve the whole of Europe in war, is as…

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Vintage Fashion

The San Francisco Call June, 1906

The San Francisco Call June, 1906

The San Francisco Call June, 1906

The San Francisco Call June, 1906

The San Francisco Call May 31, 1896

The San Francisco Call May 31, 1896

The San Francisco Call July 1, 1906

The San Francisco Call July 1, 1906

The San Francisco Call July 14, 1901

The San Francisco Call July 14, 1901

The San Francisco Call July 27, 1902

The San Francisco Call July 27, 1902

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Taking Moving Pictures Under the Sea! (1914)

Taking Moving Pictures Under the Sea! (1914)

The Omaha Daily Bee July 26, 1914

The Omaha Daily Bee July 26, 1914

The Most Baffling Mysteries of the Oceans Now to Be Laid Bare by a New Astonishing Advance of Science

Left: An Under Water Moving Picture, Showing a Horse Being Lowered Through the Depths to Attract Sharks, While the Shark-Fighter, Knife in Mouth, Swims Beside It.

Right: The Camera Operator in the Great Horn That is Lowered into the Ocean Depths.

Center: The Most…

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A Sermon on Fashion (1914)

A Sermon on Fashion (1914)

The Omaha Daily bee July 26, 1914

The Omaha Daily bee July 26, 1914

“Futurist Fashions” and Other Absurdities

A Little Sermon on Good Taste in Dressing By Lady Duff-Gordon

Left: A “Futurist” Development of the Slit Skirt, Turned Into a Grotesque, and Accentuated in its Ugliness by the Shock of the Cigarette.

Right: Three “Futurist” costumes suggested by Paul Poiret of Paris, but which even their inventor doe snot take seriously,…

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The Pleasant Sensations of Drowning (1896)

The Pleasant Sensations of Drowning (1896)

The San Francisco Call July 26, 1896

The San Francisco Call July 26, 1896

In the Bay of Gibraltar, in the midst of a furious storm, I was upset out of a canoe and picked up in an unconscious condition. The experiences of those few moments are fixed more vividly in my memory than those of any other period of my life. Upon striking the water I was whirled about in a vortex the speedily, through dizziness robbed me of all my wits. When…

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War Headlines for July 26, 1914

War Headlines for July 26, 1914

The Omaha Daily Bee July 26, 1914

The Omaha Daily Bee July 26, 1914

Break Relations Off;

War is Sure, Believes Vienna

Austria Rejects Reply of Servia, Declaring it to be Unsatisfactory.

Minister Has Left Belgrade

King and Garrison Are Taking Departure from Servian Capital

France Backs Up Russia

Request for Time to Consult Before Answering Ultimatum Backed up by Russia.

Czar’s Council Meets Early

Order to Mobilize Russian Army is…

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A Cat that Cleans Windows

A Cat that Cleans Windows

The San Francisco Call July 26, 1896

The San Francisco Call July 26, 1896

The Chinatown Cat That Cleans Windows

Naturalists have long conceded the cat to be the cleanest animal living. That is as regards its own fur. But there is a cat in Chinatown that not only keeps itself clean, but it keeps everything around it clean.

This cat has its home in the store of the Wo Yuen Company on Clay street, near Stockton. It is impossible to…

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"Deceived" (1896)

“Deceived” (1896)

The San Francisco Call July 26, 1896

The San Francisco Call July 26, 1896

Deceived

His yacht sailed out in the morning breeze,

Like a dove with wings outspread,

And its pennant was lost mid the hills of seas,

“Yet, again will he come,” I said.

And I’m lingering here while the tide creeps in,

For he vowed he would come at eve;

And he’ll sail home bravely, my smiles to win–

For my lover would ne’er deceive.

O, the wind and the wave…

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Rasputin and His Influence

Rasputin and His Influence

The Omaha Daily Bee July 26, 1914

The Omaha Daily Bee July 26, 1914

Rise of Rasputin Enigma

Monk Described as Most Powerful Man in Russia

Influence Grows Rapidly

His Counsel Is Asked by Czar in Deciding Every Question of Importance–Gives Orders in Ministers

The mystic, peasant-born monk, Gregory Rasputin, on whom a murderous attack was made by a woman while he was visiting his home in a Siberian village recently, is described by…

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The Coming War (1914)

The Coming War (1914)

El Paso Herald July 25, 1914

El Paso Herald July 25, 1914

The New York Tribune July 25, 1914

The New York Tribune July 25, 1914

Europe’s Situation At A Glance

Austria presents ultimatum to Servia requiring acceptance of demands before 6 p.m. today.

Russia demands that Austria abandon the time limit on her ultimatum under threat of “extreme measures.”

Entry of Russia into dispute brings Germany into field under terms of the Triple Alliance.

Great Britain and…

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