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The Daily Colonist, June 8–21, 1915

#dailycolonist1915 - The news out of Victoria, British Columbia, 100 years ago.

This instalment covers two weeks to make up for missing my usual post last week. While the Italians are in the war now, and while horrific fighting on both European fronts and also in the Dardanelles continues, the news of it is repetitive and not particularly enlightening. The most interesting and remarkable things, however, are outside that realm: Zeppelin raids, submarine pirates, the (bizarre when seen with modern eyes) casual racism of 1915, and more.

An Atheist "Happy New Year"

Happy very monumentally important arbitrarily chosen date marking the anniversary of the Bris Mila of the Made Up Son of the Great Imaginary Friend, even though the Big Book of Made Up Stuff kind of hints at, and history records, that the census Joe was bringing himself and his Mysteriously Knocked-Up wife Mary...

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