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The Daily Colonist, October 23, 1914

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

Heavy fighting continues on both fronts. Line on the Western front are largely unchanged. On the Eastern front Germans have been repulsed from Warsaw by Russians.

  • Indian troops fighting for the British Empire lauded by Lord Crewe, Secretary of State for India.
  • Turkey still not officially in the war, but Germans are running the government and in control of the forts.
  • Sedro-Woolley bank robbers caught in a gun-fight just north of the border from Blaine. Two of the robbers killed, one immigration officer killed.
  • United States imposes a 15% duty on lumber with no warning to B.C. producers.
  • Two new battalions to be raised and trained, one in Victoria and one in Vancouver.
  • "Members of German and Austrian birth and parentage" are barred from a London golf club.
  • Flooding from a typhoon a couple days ago is hampering Japanese and British advance on German fort at Tsing Tau.
  • Full page ad for "Made In Victoria Fair"
  • Cute Hallowe'en ad.

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