In half an hour the last warning came: "Light up; the thermometer registers twenty-nine." The smudge-pot artillery was set ablaze, and kept blazing until the news came that the icy forces had retreated.
At the height of the storm, on a Saturday evening, the New York bankers met in an almost desperate conference.
A paper of the first class, such as The New York World, has now an outfit of twenty trunk lines and eighty telephones.
But there was practically nothing more to tell people until late in the afternoon, when the authorities gave the press agencies the news in their possession.
He became alarmed at the news in this, and went again to Waterloo station to find out if communication were restored.
There were one or two cartloads of refugees passing along Oxford Street, and several in the Marylebone Road, but so slowly was the news spreading that Regent Street and Port- land Place were full of their usual Sunday-night promenaders, albeit they talked in groups, and along the edge of Regent's Park there were as many silent couples "walking out" together under the scattered gas lamps as ever there had been.
And that's all the news
I've got, except that there's a lot of new Lee- Enfields loose on the eastern end of Ysabel.
The news was told baldly without any remarks upon it, and when there was not enough news it was the fashion to fill up the space with chapters from the Bible.
Defoe was one of the first to change this, to write articles and comments upon the news. Gradually newspapers became plentiful.
Epanchin was surprised at the effect which the news from Moscow had upon the girls, and they were no less surprised that after solemnly remarking that her most striking characteristic was "being mistaken in people" she should have troubled to obtain for the prince the favour and protection of so powerful an old lady as the Princess Bielokonski.
Varia, however, informed the girls of what had happened, she having received the news from Ptitsin, who generally knew more than most people.
Take time to monitor the news
on n daily basis; you'll have greater success in media placement when you artfully fill the journalistic vacuums you find, using the professional experts you have at hand.