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The Daily Colonist, October 29, 1914

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

  • Conspirators in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife sentenced. Killer gets 20 years. Four conspirators get death sentence. So since this is what started the war, everybody can go home now, right?
  • Britain's army now at an estimated strength of 1.5 million men.
  • Four Germans arrested in Baja California, including a former San Diego detective, for violating Mexican neutrality by operating a radio out of Mexico.

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