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The Daily Colonist, September 1, 1914

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

  • Really a pretty sparse news day. Almost everything is rehashing of previously published reports.
  • There are more hints at the enormity of the death and destruction that is happening.
  • More anxiety over whether Turkey will enter the war
  • Report of the utter destruction behind German lines in Belgium
  • Britain is starting to talk about a draft
  • More calls for volunteers