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First report of the Lusitania sinking...

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May 08, 1915

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, May 8, 1915 

* RMS Lusitania sinking (1st report)
* Cunard Line ocean liner

Page 2 beings with a nearly two column report with column heads with type larger than normal announcing: "LUSITANIA IS SUNK BY A TORPEDO " "Big Cunarder Victim of Submarine" "Warned In New York" "Americans Advised on Day of Sailing Not to Cross In Her" "A. G. Vanderbilt Passenger" and more.
  The front page has an update with 2 brief column-wide reports headed: "Lusitania's Survivors Number Less Than 700" followed by: "Vanderbilt And Frohman Missing".
Four pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century