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The Daily Colonist, October 22, 1914

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#dailycolonist1914 - News out of Victoria, British Columbia, 100 years ago today.

  • Panoramic view of River Aisne
  • Germans planning aerial raid on London. London preparing.
  • Evidence that Germans had been laying foundations for gun emplacements near Dunkirk before the war started.
  • Evidence that Germany established a supply and communications network in Russian Poland before war started.
  • Sedro-Woolley bank robbery suspects arrested in Burnaby
  • Internments of "enemy aliens" beginning in England [Canada won't be far behind]
  • Quarter page ad urging merchants to push "Made in Canada" goods.
  • Ad for gasoline at 18¢ per gallon [that's about 3.9¢ per litre]
  • Fantastically illustrated quarter page ad for Fry's Cocoa

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