Raining all day
Worked 1 ½ hours.
To Vancouver at 11:30 am to cash pension cheque 38.85.
Paid Barker $4.00
Paid Clarke $6.29
To Rex Theatre 2:30 pm. Home 4:30 pm.
In evening – to Reverend N.J. Thompson’s Residence. Met Reverend & Mrs Hugh Hooper of St. John’s Rectory, North Vancouver. Had chat & left at 10:30 pm. Received invitation to Hooper’s.
German warship – Leipzig – sinks British steamer Banksfields which had a cargo of sugar value $500,000
*SMS Leipzig – A Bremen Class German cruiser named after the city of Leipizig. The ship spent much of the early part of WWI along the coast of Mexico and South America attacking British merchant ships. SMS Leipzig took part in 2 naval battles, the Battle of Coronel and the Battle of the Falkland Islands before being chased down and sunk by the British cruisers HMS Glasgow and HMS Kent.