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May 19, 1918

The Jersey League has unanimously passed a proposal to bar all Hearst papers from the state of New Jersey, and commends the actions of the Summit, NJ mayor for pursuing the ban. The arrests of Sinn Fein in Ireland is now 500 strong. President Wilson calls for an unlimited number of troops, launches a $100M Red Cross drive, and issues new words of support for the Soviets.

Source: "Jersey League Votes to Bar Hearst Pappers," New York Tribune, New York, New York, May 19, 1918. Page 1, Column 3.

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