The Daily Colonist, February 20-26, 1915
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#dailycolonist1915 - The news out of Victoria, British Columbia, 100 years ago:
- Saturday, February 20, 1915
- [On the build-up to WWII] Japanese territorial demands alarm the Chinese government.
- A couple of rental ads for homes in Victoria and farm-land in and around the area.
- Large, quarter-page ad for the first Victoria showing of the new Dodge Brothers motor car [1915 was the first year Dodge, founded in 1900 and up to this point just a parts manufacturer for other companies, made their own vehicle].
- Sunday, February 21, 1915
- Map of the Russian front featured on the front page.
- Article on the innovative use of X-rays by British contraband inspectors in examining cargo to prevent weapons smuggling from the United States to German.
- Another 4-page spread on "The British Army at War" [This time I haven't reproduced the whole spread, just a map of the British Empire.]
- Monday, February 22, 1915
- Tuesday, February 23, 1915
- An article on the new high-tech mapping technique of taking photographs from aeroplanes.
- Wednesday, February 24 and Thursday, February 25, 1915
- [nothing I found noteworthy]
- Friday, February 26, 1915
- The British and French governments announce that they will be blockading German East Africa [Tanzania] starting February 28. Neutral ships will be given a four-day grace to leave the area.