World News From Old Newspapers 1900's

 

WRITTEN BY : TINA EASLEY

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

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THE CLIPPINGS BELOW ARE SOME INTERESTING PIECES THAT I RAN ACROSS WHILE RESEARCHING THE OLD NEWSPAPERS.

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MARCH 1, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

PET DOGS OF THE EGYPTIANS

EXCATORS IN ONE OF THE ANCIENT . EGYPTIAN CEMETERIES DISCOVERED THE BODIES OF MANY PET DOGS . ONE OF THE ANIMALS HAD IVORY BRACELETS ROUND ITS LEGS , WHILE SEVERAL HAD COLLARS OF TWISTED LEATHER , ONE WITH A LEATHER LEAD ATTACHED. THE TEETH OF MANY OF THE DOGS WERE TO A NOTICEABLY BAD CONDITION , THE RESULT OF IDLENESS AND UNHEALTHY LUXURY.

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MARCH 1, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

(NEW YORK )

TO SET PATRICK FREE

INTERMINABLE FIGHT TO FREE LAWYER ALBERT T. PATRICK NOW SERVING A COMMUTED SENTENCE OF LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN SING SING FOR THE MURDER OF WILLIAM MARSH RICE , AN AGED TEXAS MILLIONAIRE , WAS TAKEN TODAY WHEN AN APPLICATION FOR A WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS CAME UP FOR ARGUMENT BEFORE THE FULL APPELIATE DIVISION. COUNSEL FOR PATRICK ASKED FOR THE WRIT ON THE GROUND THAT COMMUTATION OF THE DEATH SENTICE TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT BY THE LATE GOV. HIGGINS. WAS NOT WARRANTED .

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