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The Morning Post London, July 30, 1900 19 th Century British Library Newspapers Samantha Moyer
Home of The Morning Post 1907-1937. Source: flickr.com British newspaper published in London Founded in 1773, originally a Whig paper but after 1795 became associated with the Tory or Conservative party This issue published by Edward Eden Peacock
London newspaper published from 1773 to 1937 Ten pages long, costs one penny, organized into long columns with very small type Issue of Monday, July 30, 1900 Front pages features announcements of births, deaths, and marriages Also features various advertisements or classified messages.
Table of contents Located on page 4, listed every article in the publication Articles about the Court, finance, and sports were the most numerous Also reported on ecclesiastical, political, and military news Categories of News
One of the major topics covered in this issue is the Second Boer War Results in the annexation of more land to South Africa Several articles which offer news or opinions on the war This is an update on the military’s most recent actions at Middelburg, South Africa England at War
An editorial by Cecil Domville about the necessity of military reform in England Argues for modernization of the Army and improving upon the Navy Worried that although their endeavors in South Africa have been successful, the military still may be inferior to that of other nations “Army Reform”
Readers of The Morning Post often completed and sent in these chess puzzles The names of readers who had successfully solved the previous puzzle were listed below They were also ranked by how many puzzles they have solved correctly Also several articles about competitive chess tournaments and their results Chess and The Morning Post
Sources The Morning Post. 30 July 1900: pp. 1-10. All. Print. “The Morning Post.” Wikipedia. Web. 5 February 2012. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Morning_Post http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Morning_Post Sftrajan. “Aldwych.” Photograph. Flickr. 1985. Web. 7 February 2012. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sftrajan/5536731500/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/sftrajan/5536731500/
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