Short news items in German from regions outside both the German Empire and the US, as published regularly in the German-language insert of the English-language Journal from Gutenberg, Iowa

The Fort Madison German militia company was one of several military units in Northern states composed of German-American volunteers. German-American men volunteered in disproportionately high numbers for the Union army.



Anecdotal reports on the increase in the demand for whiskey, activities of possible informants at pharmacies, and a beer-free circus.

Various events and activities around Carroll, and an aside on Prohibition measures.

Continuation of correspondence regarding the settlement of Marienfeld (Iowa?) and an editorial on the destruction of a saloon by temperance advocates

"The Women Who Do Not Want Suffrage" make their case why they should not be given the right to vote in the upcoming constitutional referendum on 5 June 1916.
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