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Date: August 4th 1914

Aug. 4th, 1914

The down town districts were a mass of cheering, orderly people. Bands played on the streets and impromptu regiments of small boys paraded with flags and drums. At about 7 P.M. the large screen opposite the Mail and Empire office showed the fateful news that Britain had declared war on Germany.

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