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Front page April 21, 1914: United States seizes Veracruz, Mexico

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.

April 21 1914

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