A horse pulling a Dundee bus had its leg nearly severed after being hit by a car. The driver of the bus was thrown from the vehicle by the impact. Traffic was also held up as the animal was lying across the tram tracks.
In the modern Courier, sports news can conveniently be found on the back pages. In 1916 it was scattered throughout the paper. This piece from page 4 was surrounded by stories relating to the ongoing war effort and discusses Dundee FC’s upcoming season.
In 1916 cinema-goers in Britain were given a chance to see what life was really like on the front lines.
Today sees The Courier celebrate 200 years of publishing news and, obviously, 100 years ago the paper celebrated its centenary.
The president of the recently-founded Dundee Dental School vowed to make it the foremost training centre for the profession. The dental school had for the past year been treating soldiers returning from the trenches. Degrees at the facility were handed out from the University of St Andrews.
A seven-year-old girl was knocked down and killed by a horse-drawn lorry. Phyllis Watkins had been returning home from a day at the seaside with her family.