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Lighthouse History – 33 (1908-05-05 to 1908-07-11)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: ”Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ****************************** Rev Father Brabant appointed Apostolic Administrator of Diocese pending appointment of an archbishop (Orth resigned due to fatal illness). Brabant is […]

Lighthouse History – 32 (1908-04-18 to 1908-04-29)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: ”Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ****************************** Wreckage indicating the loss of a large sailing ship, presumably with all hands, off West Coast Vancouver Island, near Carmanah Point, […]

Lighthouse History – 31 (1907-08-16 to 1908-03-06)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: ”Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ****************************** Tees, Captain Townsend, is being kept extremely busy. She arrived at 6pm on Wed and after disembarking her passengers and their […]

Lighthouse History – 30 – Estevan Point (1907-06-15 to 1912-04-14)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. As I was collecting this information from the newspaper archive website, I noticed that many articles were in consecutive order and applied […]

Lighthouse History – 29 (1907-06-29 – 1907-08-13)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: ”Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ****************************** Work is to be commenced at once on a central wireless telegraph station for Clover Point, Victoria, and also at Pachena […]

Lighthouse History – 28 (1907-02-06 to 1907-06-15)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: ”Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ****************************** CGS Quadra, now coaling, will probably carry a representative of the Sailor’s Union to the West Coast, when she leaves on […]

Lighthouse History – 27 (1906-10-25 to 1907-02-02)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. *********************************** Victoria Daily Times – Barkentine Skagit, of Port Gamble, struck the rocks near Clo-oose at 4am. There was a bad Southwest […]

Lighthouse History – 26 – Pachena Point (1906-10-05 to 1908-05-24)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. As I was collecting this information from the newspaper archive website, I noticed that many articles were in consecutive order and applied […]

Lighthouse History – 25 (1906-01-23)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ************************************ (see the beginning of this tragedy in Lighthouse History – 24 . . .)   The Lost: A W Wollstein, 24, […]

Lighthouse History – 24 (1906-01-20)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ************************************ Clayoquot, Jan 19 – When interviewed today, one of the crew of King David said: “We left Salinas Cruz, Mexico, in […]