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The Daily Colonist, September 12, 1914

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

Once again the news from the Western and Russian fronts is sweeping in scope, vague, and doesn't really say anything. Topics I've picked out today include:
• censorship
• suspicious activity in Calgary
• Deepest, darkest Africa
• and some local interest and beautiful illustrations.

[Gothic BC] Nanaimo and the Crimean War

In this tiny park in Nanaimo, which is actually the site of Nanaimo's original cemetery and called "Nanaimo Pioneer Cemetary Park", is the only grave on Canadian soil of a casualty of the Crimean War of 1854-56. The didactic plaque embedded into the wall reads...

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