Friday, 27 February 2015

Saturday 27th February 1915

Brekker in bed.
Bit of panic on Chicago Exchange at news of bombardment of Dardanelles. Wheat down 6d at Liverpool. Russians making big stand.
Botha advances in German S.W. Africa.
Afternoon saw United beat Newcastle 1-0, Kitchen scored 1st min. Decent game, Newcastle forwards weak.
Evening Coliseum. Good programme. “The Aftermath” very good.
Blockade declared of German S.W. Africa, 400 miles of coastline.
Last night at home. Then back to the simple life.
Hot bath.
Last night at home.
Dacia, cotton, transferred ship, stopped by French cruiser and taken to Brest.

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