The Daily Colonist, September 18, 1914
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#dailycolonist1914 - News out of Victoria, British Columbia, 100 years ago today.
- Editorial summary covers what's going on in the war in Europe
- Diplomatic tensions between Germany and Italy becoming extremely strained
- White Star Line ship Megantic appropriated for troop transport
- Canadian government bans all immigration from China, reportedly at the behest of "various Chinese societies asking that Chinese immigration be restricted in view of the over-crowded condition of the labor market."
- Cowichan Fall Fair in Duncan "unusually good" this year.
- Some more beautiful illustrations from fall fashion ads
- A great snake-oil ad for an "Indian Herbs Extract" to sure asthma.