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The Daily Colonist, September 19, 1914

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

  • Aeroplane over Antwerp, "escaped in the direction of Wilryck" [The mention of Wilrijk makes this close to home for me: I stayed with my great-uncle and great-aunt in Wilrijk on a trip to Belgium when I was young.]
  • Government of Britain decides to cancel pension to cousin of Queen Victoria living in Germany.
  • Mention that "German's Trenches Are Formidable" [The war has not turned completely turned into a trench war yet, but it is beginning.]
  • Notices for Germans and Austrio-Hungarians to register are multiplying.
  • Ads that caught my eye.