1915, bridge, British Empire, Bulgaria, Canada, economy, Egypt, food, France, Germany, Great Britain, HMHS Astorias, hospital, Imperial German Navy, Ireland, Irish Sea, Le Havre, lightship, Maine, merchant shipping, Ottoman Army, Ottoman Empire, railway, Royal Navy, SM U-20, St Croix River, submarine, Suez Canal, trade, Turkey, United States of America, Vanceboro, Werner Horn, wheat
Parliament reassembles. A German submarine tries to torpedo British hospital-ship Asturias 15 miles from the Havre lightship. Arrest in the State of Maine of a German officer for partially blowing up a bridge on Canadian Pacific Railway across St. Croix River. Sailings from Irish ports resumed. Excited dealings in wheat in Chicago; highest prices since 1898. Turks try to bridge Suez Canal, but are repelled by British force and leave all their material. German loan of three millions sterling to Bulgaria.