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The Daily Colonist, December 12, 1914

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

  • Germans push forward near Ypres, but are pushed back again. "Upon the rest of the front there is nothing important to report."
  • Man injured near Duncan during construction of the E & N Railway is awarded $5,000 in damages.
  • Ten twelve-ton steel trusses are put in place for the roof of the Bay Street Armoury are put in place without mishap [My brief time in the Reserves was with the 11th Med. out of they Bay Street Armoury, and I was sworn-in in this building.]
  • "Film Plays [movies] Prove Very Popular" - Royal Victoria Theatre has decided to show movies during all vacant times not booked for live theatre. [My parents met in a line for a movie at this theatre]

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