October 25, 1914

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent

The Sunday Oregon Statesman headlines:

FRANCE’S FATE WRAPPED UP IN PRESENT FIGHT
All Available Troops of Both Sides Engaged in Terrible Battle
TIDE OF WAR SHIFTING
Allies Gaining at Nieuport, Germans at Lille

NOTHING LEFT TO CHANCE IN HUGE CONFLICT
Pictured War Is Now Superseded by Great Industrial Undertaking

FRENCH START NEW OFFENSIVE IN THE SOUTH
German Forces on Verdun-Toul Line Vigorously Assaulted
FLEET AT DARDANELLES
British Guns Heard in Turkish Waters

The Sunday news focused on the upcoming mid-term election and the major ballot initiative before the voters – prohibition.

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