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The Daily Colonist, November 3, 1914

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

  • Front page map of Kiao-Chau Bay [ Jiaozhou Bay / 胶州湾 ] and area around Tsing-Tau [ Qingdao / 青岛 ]. German fort expected to fall soon.
  • North Sea officially closed to commercial traffic due to surreptitiously deployed mines. 
  • United States secret service warns the Canadian government of a suspected attack on the Welland Canal (the locks that allow ships to bypass Niagra Falls) [with wording that echoes the "terrorist" rhetoric of 2014.]

http://www.britishcolonist.ca/dateList.php?year=1914



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