by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent
The front page of the Capital Journal reported fears of terrorism:
Secret Service Agents Working On Theory That Pro-American Campaign Is On
Washington, July 13. – It was authoritatively admitted today that secret service agents suspect a widespread anti-allies terrorist plot in the east, but sufficient progress has not been made to establish proof or its existence in recent acts of violence and the discovery of bombs upon numerous ships en-route to England and France.