page 8 article from 24 Jan 1901 Waterford Star
The Paper of 2001
The publishers of
the Cleveland World issued a paper last Tuesday purporting to
give the news of 1 Jan 2001.
The phonetic system
of spelling is used throughout this alleged twenty-first century
Among the leading news articles are accounts of:
-- communications with Mars,
-- the robbery of an airship express by bandits who
froze the messenger to death with liquid air,
-- a description of the execution of a murderess by
-- the discovery, in the ruins of abandoned Cincinnati, of several barrels, containing a curious foul smelling liquid
-- the intention of "Mme. Sara Heartburn" to make a
farewell tour of America, and
-- the fall of a workman from the 96th floor of an office building.