100 Years Ago: Sailings All Cancelled

The Intelligencer August 8, 1914 (page 3)

“The Belleville tourists, who are at present at Hotel Cecil, in London, England, cable: “Sailings all cancelled; don’t know when we shall be home. All well; don’t worry.” This is the information received by Mrs. L.E. Allen this morning. Mr. C.J. Bowell writes: “They had just returned from Paris and Brussels, Belgium, where they had been visiting,” adding, “where in fact the populace are wild.”