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.
Today sees The Courier celebrate 200 years of publishing news and, obviously, 100 years ago the paper celebrated its centenary.
In 1916 cinema-goers in Britain were given a chance to see what life was really like on the front lines.
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.
A Dundee tramway manager was accused of trying to keep a young fitter out of work. Charles Morris had applied for a certificate to allow him to take up Government work, however the manager believed he did not need a certificate.