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Front page April 20, 1915: Island deal, penknife stabbing in the news

The scan quality makes the front page from 100 years ago today difficult to read, but local headlines include:

"Stabbed by son with penknife, police charge"
"Making bluff to cover up grab in deal for 'Treasure' islands"
"Grain trade threatened by canal policy"
" 'News' player stirs fans to applause by clever depiction"

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April 20 1915 NOT GOOD

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