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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.