Wednesday, March 12, 2003

This can't be a good sign [NYT]:

HEIR TO AUSTRIAN THRONE IS SLAIN WITH HIS WIFE BY A BOSNIAN YOUTH TO AVENGE SEIZURE OF HIS COUNTRY

Francis Ferdinand Shot During State Visit to Sarajevo.

TWO ATTACKS IN A DAY

Archduke Saves His Life First Time By Knocking Aside a Bomb Hurled at Auto.

SLAIN IN SECOND ATTEMPT

Lad Dashes at Car as the Royal Couple Returns from Town Hall and Kills Both of Them.

LAID TO A SERVIAN PLOT

Heir warned Not to Go to Bosnia, Where Populace Met Him with Servian Flags.

AGED EMPEROR IS STRICKEN

Shock of Tragedy Prostrates Francis Joseph -- Young Assassin Proud of His Crime.

[I have a pdf of the front page, if you want it].

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