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100 Years Ago: News from the Bloomington, Evening World Tuesday, August 7, 1917

100 Years Ago: News from the Bloomington, Evening World Tuesday, August 7, 1917

At The Flickers News from the Russian front, the continued turmoil of the draft (only 8 Bloomington men called up were ready for service so far, with about an equal number of rejects and applied for exemptions among the remaining 70), and the arrival of local volunteers at their encampment still dominated the news of the day, along with the funeral of a local stone cutter crushed by a block of limestone. If you wanted to escape the war,  local…

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