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.