Among the news on the front page of The Buffalo Evening News on April 21, 1914:
- The United States seizes the city of Veracruz in Mexico, plans to intercept arms intended for Mexican President José Victoriano Huerta Márquez.
- Diplomats in the Mexican capital, as a result of the headline news, are in "watchful waiting" mode.
- 12 people are killed in a 14-hour fight between workers and National Guardsmen at coal mines in Colorado.
- Oak Street barber shop owner Joseph Geraci pleads not guilty to a charge of paying witnesses not to testify against his brother, Charles, who was accused of larceny.