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4 Jul 1912

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4 Jul 1912

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Brandon Weekly Sun (Newspaper) - July 4, 1912, Brandon, Manitoba 1 Sii Ufi. Vol 30sixteei i a sixteen year old boy drowned while learning to swim had Only been in this country two months a not recovered a had bathing fatality occurred i owing to in the tre Chihwa nature shortly after five of clock yesterday. Thomas Tracey the 16 year old son of the River at this Point it is in if Michael Tracey a labourer went j i possible to pursue dragging open along with others to Bathe near the ,iob8 Ancl the Wui probably be foot of eighth Street. Tracey was recovered some Days hence at a unable to swim and was warned to Point further Down Stream be careful however he waded out of1 Tracey was the Only son of the his Tepni Anu before Ais companions family and lived on twelfth Street could get to him he had disappeared and Assiniboine Avenue. Yesterday one of his friends Fred Wareham Bis Mother was visiting at Hartney. Aged 18, who saw Tracey sink it is Only sir. Weeks since the family made heroic efforts to find him and came from Manchester England dived under several times but All the unfortunate lad was an into do Avail. Ploy of nation amp Shewan. Jake Wirth the Brandon runner who won the Telegram Road race on saturday. From tuesday s daily obituary deputation to wait on i new g. T. President today Eliza Wilson aged 68, who lived a 617 tenth Street died yesterday. The funeral will be held tomorrow at ten of clock from Campbell and Gat Nybell Parlours. Deceased leaves a daughter mrs. A of. We Good of this City. Mayor Fleming a. A. president Chamberlain and f. Nation journey to Winnipeg re Entrance of grand trunk into wheat City. Of the Joseph Hillis aged 84, a widower who came Here from Ireland Many grand trunk railway. In reference i org ago a sect at Gion and was buried to the Entrance of the line into today at 3 0.clocli by Andon. Mayor Fleming. Or. A. A. Evans and or. F. Nation compose a dept a Jon who left for Winnipeg this morning with the object of waiting tie present time. The deputation will be introduced or Chamberlain by or. J. A. M Aikins . For the Brandon from tuesday8 daily spikes Ley Mayhew the marriage took place on july constituency who has been mainly list at St. Ge0rge�?Ts Church Brandon instrumental in bringing about a re by the Rev n Hewitt ma., b.d., Vival of this important question at0 George Thomas spikes Ley of bran Don to Elizabeth Mayhew of Rochester England. Wirth won Telegram Road race Jake Wirth the Pride of bran from tuesdays daily death of James Tedder the death of one of Brandon a Best known citizens took place on sunday done a sporting Community As a Long distance runner successfully competed for the Winnipeg Telegram Road race Over a distance of Twenty Miles on saturday evening. Jake who ran third in the Sun Road race two weeks ago was in the impression at Hamilton and upheld Jagt when James w. Tedder passed to what the to 8a� Reca to twee no a by leased Wnm to the Sun London july 2�?the times in a leading editorial today which is devoted to Premier Borden a visit says he comes not As a party Leader a arrange a of men to a and july the following was passed Quot that a a ins to the deploy h my but As the Foremost spokesman of a 17 at re a a great Principali of pfc to asserted a Tojo a a 1 by the Canadian people last autumn to remain of to amp Fth own Des tiny beneath the British Flag which awoke Here As deep and instructive a response As the dispatch of the colonial contingents to the South Africa in discussing the naval aspects of the visit the "i$&e8 urges that the defence of the Union must not be deferred in favor of merely temporary expedients and Hopes for some Means of joint 4 consultation As to control proving the principle inaugurated in last a year s conference to be continuous. A Coes to Western cite popular worker in first methodist Church transferred to Regina. Pond to a Date to be decided a a upon later. Ready for a boxing Contes Regina disaster to Inge twelve others still Missin a computed loss of nearly 70 lives a some be Deakin Ake and others buried among ruins Regina sask., july i.�?there1 Are All that remains of the ruined Homes. Herman and Wilson meet at the caledonian rink tonight. The West in Fine style. Praise for training commenting on the race the Telegram of yesterday says a the was running through a perpetual Shower the great beyond. Deceased who w As in his 66th year was for a number of years very prominent in the hotel life of the West. was for a number of years proprietor of the Brandon hotel. The funeral took place yesterday of Bath As his attendants were constantly at his Side w Ith huge sponges i Ter noon at 3.30 of clock. Rev. W. A Pink of condition and almost from filled with water with which they Reeve office a tag. The following acted the Start of the race had matters All showered their for almost the As pall bearers. His own Way. A entire journey. There was some real w. Burchill j. Burchill j. Donald the stationing committee of the general deaconess Board for the methodist Church in Canada meets each year in Toronto during the month of june and decides what changes shall take place for the year in the deaconess work in the Domin Ion. Word has just been received in the City that miss Goddard who has been attached to the first methodist Church As deaconess for the past four years has just received her marching orders and goes now to Regina As her next Field of labor. That the citizens of Branden Are sorry to see miss Goddard leave goes without say ing for during her stay Here she has endeared herself to All classes. At the last meeting of Tufe official Board of the first Church the follow tag Resolution unanimous to and ordered Nelse inscribed in the books a that this Board has heard with regret that there is a pos Sibili everything is in readiness for to nights big boxing contest at the caledonian rink where kid Herman a i try conclusions with Knock out Wilson the present Holder. As already stated the match is great importance to each of the Pugil its As the Winner has an opportune to show his prowess against battling Nelson the worlds Light weight Cham Pion Here on july 12th. Excellent seating arrangements hav been made and All who pay for admin Slon will be Able to witness the con test in Comfort. From tuesdays daily sports at Souris. Large crowds of Brando nites invaded Souris a Good percentage making the trip by motor. Two . Excursion trains were a of Well filled. In the morning a Cali thump an Parade took place As a prelude to the sports. Racing was handicapped by the wind but with a continual round of merriment provided the time passed very pleasantly. A baseball game Between Souris Wenty eight known deaths tonight while the names of Marly a dozen missing have been handed into the City Hall. No bodies have yet been recovered from a amp scan Lake. S. Deering who was in the Regina boat House when the Cyclone bit the Lake states that Fie saw six go Down. There is still so much confusion that it is practically impossible to secure any authentic list of the injured. Hundred of the injured Are in private houses. The official estimates ranged from six million to ten million. There is no insurance. 1 today was a sad Holiday for Regina. The capital City had planned a big Celebration of Dominion Day and sunday when the Cyclone whirled Over with its scythe of death and destruction the City was in gala attire. Buildings were decorated and flags were flying. The Day of Celebration was turned to a Day of mourning. Regina Hung its head in grief As it viewed the wrecked City. Tonight the City is under martial Law and armed men patrol the streets. Orders have been issued for every to be in his House at ten concentration Camps were established this afternoon in Alexandra Park and Dominion Park where hundreds of the homeless Are sleeping while a gentle rain lire tears of mourning Falls on thir tents and the sorrowing City there Are probably close on a thousand sleeping under tents tonight while the be. Minder of the homeless have been taken in by it liens. Many have pitched tents on the lawns of their More fort habs neighbors. It was Only today that the Cit Moi began to Realise the full extent of the disaster the loss they had Ana trained in the Brief three minutes of the Demoniac storm that cuts a its Way across the heart of Regina ruined men climbed Over the wrecks of their magnificent Homes picked their Way in the tangled mass of plaster Brick and Timber and humbly thanked god that they and their families were at least Safe As if by a Miracle. That the loss of us does not run into the hundreds instead of less than fifty is what All Regina cannot understand. There is Only one solid Block of the finest rest of clock. The it resets have been Dences in the City Between Lores cleared. The City is again in dark and Smith and bounded to thirteenth and forms a weird and ghastly 1 and a team from Brandon ended in at the finishing Point he was Over Art in the Way they handled their son a. Burus w Ferguson and e. half a mile ahead of his nearest of and in the entire history of the potent and looked Good for another Telegram race there has never been five or even ten mile stretch. A better handled than Jake Wirth is dead anxious to take in Wirth Winner i 1912. The Boston Marathon. intends to at the first five Miles of the race train All Winter and when the Tele the three Brandon men Hosie Wirth Gram sends him East next Spring he and Moore held the three leading to will be in tip top shape. Sit ions in the order named. At the saturdays Winner has made a big ten mile stretch however Hosie had name for himself in the Long Dis fallen to fourteenth place Tanee game. was third in the the first six to finish the race Telegram race in 1910, second last with their times were As follows a year and the Winner this year. Last 1�?Jake Wirth Brandon 2 hrs. 20m. Year in the olympic trial he was 6s 2�?m/h. Walker Winnipeg 2 Only three seconds behind Forsyth hrs. 28m. 38s 3�?john Kirkness Wirth also competed in the Canadian Winnipeg 2 hrs. 42m. 41s 4�?bert olympic trial and was sixth. was Dunn Transcona 2 hrs. 52m 50s. Elkins. Considered for the olympic team very 5�?e. Sitch Hymers. 2 hrs 59m. Favourably but was not sent owing 58s. 6�?t. Reynolds Winnipeg to Lack of funds. made a great 3 hrs. Pm. Two thousand visitors present at Sewell Gamp splendid program of military lines of extended order up the Hill to sports furnished for the wards the position of the enemy. When about two Miles from Camp the enemy Holiday Sham Battle took place in morning. Were sighted and both sides opened fire with Blank ammunition. The Bat i tie lasted Over an hour the order to Sewell july 2.�?although the weath cease firing being Given shortly after or was not the very Best the Domin a n0on. The umpires have not yet Deion Day Celebration of the military cited which Side won. Orangemen a excursion the Orange excursion starts from Brandon on the morning of the to of miss Goddard being moved from us during the coming year. During her service to this Board she has always shown a spirit of sympathy of self denying and self sacrificing service that has made her life 12th of july at 7 . It is a a great influence and a great help through train to Winnipeg without a to All the members of the co Grega Stop and the run will take 3 is hours. The fare is $3. 35 and tickets can a be had from j. F. Cressy j. W. Me Fadden a. Pue and a. Wareham. Victim of fatal Auto Accident i broken Culvert was cause o Young losing his life. Tion. Quiet and retiring in temperament she has been most faithful and devoted to her duties in season and out of season and she leaves with the regrets and with the Best wishes of the Board also granted miss Goddard a two months Holiday beginning the first of july her duties at Regina not requiring her to be present until september. I a congregational meeting he been called to meet in the schoolroom on wednesday evening at 8 of clock to afford the members an Opportunity to say a a goodbye to miss Goddard. The Hom Esters winning by 14 to 9. Al football match was also played but the Premier item was the Lacrosse match Between Souris and Brandon. At the Start the Hom Esters had matters go All their Way and took the score to five goals to one but after the second Quarter Brandon played up Well and got to within one of their opponents total the final score being 5-4 in favor of Souris about five of clock a blinding sand4 storm swept Over the ground but lasted Only a few minutes. By leased wire to the Sun Vancouver b. A july 2�?j. Wilson of Vernon was killed yesterday in a this meeting will not be conf cd to Auto Accident near that place. Wit three other youths he was thrown of became mayor through fun. The youngest mayor of France is Charles Carter aged 26, of British extraction. has been chosen Ris head of the municipal Council of the Village of Mou Fry. Carters Story is a curious and romantic one. His father was an englishman. Carter was sent to Jouffray when still very Young. His education completed he was left to himself to earn his own living. On coming of age he chose French nationality. At the last a of car through the breaking of a Cul Vert and crushed against the Trees. To. Robinson was held for two hour under the car though he was not seriously Hurt. The occupants of the a to were All employees of the Verno news. Cadets join militia Sydney n.s., july 2�?twenty Thoa and cadets yesterday joined the Camp left Little to be desired and Wasj immediately after mess the crowd practically doubling the first a Large Success. 1 repaired to the grounds North West of j be 0f defence. A Strong wind continued to blow the Camp where the sports were to be a on the Street for $2 but received a Black Eye and was locked up. After a Galiean woman had been As from the South All Day and raised held. The programme was commenced maroons got second great Clouds of dust making real pleas at about 5 o clock and was not run off _ the Aarons and Brandon allure hard to find. J until 9 of clock in the evening. Start ba8eball teams took part in a the Forenoon trains from East and there were several Well contested tournament at Dundrea yesterday. The West brought crowds of visitors some events the most interesting being the Maroon had to play the All stars i messed �5 and costs for using obscene coming from As far As Winnipeg. A wrestling on horseback the horse races the opening encounter and easily language to a neighbor Charles Star find tue marching considering the Large number Cam out from Brandon and the foot races. The results in the won their next opponents were the was fined $10 and costs or an assault remit hat of the Day and the num the member of first methodist Church. Anyone wishing a parting word will be cordially Welcome. Miss Edith Millar has been appointed to Brandon to take up the work which miss Goddard is now leaving. Municipal election he stood As a candidate for a fun a a and was elected. When the municipal Council met to select a mayor the majority voted for Carter who to his great astonishment was chosen. Police court. The charge against the Young militiaman Sargan who committed an assault in a compatriot named Galeck was reduced this morning and he was orangemen a Church Parade. A / a a c a car by far the most successful Church Parade in the a history of the Bra Don orangemen was held last sunday they met in the Orange Hall at 2 of clock to line up. First came the fined $5 and costs. Five drunks were assessed $2 and a Range Young britons who presented costs and Cne named Johnson was a appearance next came the fined $5 and costs for being drunk and 9th regimental band followed by disorderly. Johnson tried to hold up Orange lodges in the following or Der . No. 2312, . No. 2035, . No. 1512, . No 782. They were Well marshalled under the direction of d. A. Sutherland o Quot he mounting train and Many More different events were As follows. 1argaret team and in this game on a Bey. Star and the boy were both in due about 400. Was done in lath it 27th. Oso a a Miner employed amp to the c. N. Star was a creditable manner. Later returning in the evening. There horse Back wrestling 18th m. R., 27th hey were successful the score being were altogether at least 2.000 outsiders l. Second. V. Race Lieut. Shaw your to one. In Camp. Among the visitors were l. S. Pet. Dumont 22nd. L. In the final they played Wawanesa general Mckenzie and major Hopwood second. 100 27th. L. Eleven innings and were beaten by when motored out from Brandon Early i horse the t9th second Johnson l. S. Five to f0ur, therefore winning the in the morning i h third officers ill deut second prize. The morning was spent in a Sham Critchloe l. S. A Harbord 29th l. Crawford pitched All three games Battle and Dart of a tactical Field Day. Second Ings. Third. Tent in Fine style. It a a Tull. of in my tot a Quot a i = try troops numbering 400. In command Sergt. Burton c. S. Sergt my of Lieut. Col. Rutlan left Camp and Chell l. S. Second Mon took to the Hills to the East to conceal j. E. Themselves. They were to Lay siege to the Camp. The defending party composed of infantry from the 98th. And 99th. Regiments also the 79th and 100th. Grenadiers. The defending commanders were majors Little Ross Blanchard and capt Kirkcaldy. The defenders slowly receded from Camp end advanced in Veteran dead. Vancouver. Cd a july a Sergt Adams 27th Lertg. Burton Stubbs aged 83, who lived Many years c. S. C., second. Of scars tent Peg n Toronto and was presented with vet gang a lieu. Chambers 22nd. L. Erans medal by sir. Henry Pellatt died Lieut Critchley l. S. H., second. Sad yesterday doing race Sergt Brown l. S. Head waiter and assaulted the lad aft a at the Church the orangemen were or a dismissal had been brought about Joine the ladle of the both a ledge no. 84. And both the ladies and 0f�d at coast the men were Wal repaid for facing sight. The mounted police after a Brief rest today Are Back on duty again tonight and Are patrolling the North end where there has Hren Little looting. _ .7 continued on Page five assistance front Ottawa by leased Wise to the Sun Ottawa july 2�?the Ottawa City Council at a meeting to toe held today will vote 1000 and Posmbly-$2000 Early this evening a men., w a a caught looting. The mounted police Regina City Cyclone sufferers shouted at him to Ball but h ran and a Ball was shot Troug his . succeeded in Gettic Way. However to further trouble s anticipated. The 95th rifles the 6th mounted rides and the 26 the rifles arrived in the City this morn no from Sewell and Are on duty in the affected District tonight guarding sympathy from Indian 1 he Kcf Indian head sask., july 2 a the Dominion Day Celebration at Indian head yesterday # was indefinitely postponed As a Mark of sympathy for the sister City of Regina. By order of the mayor All flags were dropped to half Mast. three are1isp big dirigible balloon in which Vaniman intended to Cross Atlantic meets destruction while t thousand feet in air by leased wire to the Sun with flames shooting out for tip dozen Atlantic City july 2.�?in View of sections As it collapsed. It fluttered a three thousand spectators the big Dir moment and then streaked Down after Gible balloon Akron was shattered by the car. The explosion of the Gas bag at 6.38, in the descent something which a this morning a half mile off Absecon geared to be the of a a hot Inlet. J out to the left of the wreckage and Melvin Vaniman who had built the hit the water before the rest of the de Airship with the idea of flying across sending mass. It was reported that the Atlantic Ocean Calvin Vaniman this was the headless of Calvin his younger brother Fred Elmer Wal a Vaniman. Ter Guet and Geo. Burtillion his Crew their bodies has been discovered. Capt Alexander a. S. Second pet. Sutton l. H., third. Half mile horse race Lieut Shaw l. Major Andres 27th l. Second. Relay race won by 27th l. Sleigh ing at Moncton. Moncton n. B., july 2.�?sleighing was possible tor an hour after a heavy Snow and Hail storm which visited this Vicinity yesterday or. And mrs. E. F. Cody of 6181 great heat by the eloquent ear tenth Street received the sad news Mon go forcibly delivered by the Rev. Of the death of their daughter in Law w p Reeve Deputy grand chaplain mrs. A. Cody who succumbed to a of province of Manitoba. The Brief illness at Vancouver on thurs gentleman is to bus commended Day 27th inst. Deceased was married for his fearless advocacy of Orange to or. And mrs. Codys Only son just principles. Fifteen months ago and the Circum after the service the March Back stances Are rendered peculiarly sad to the Ball was made. On the to by the fact that the Young couples in Tion of d. A. Sutherland seconded Fant child was burled on tuesday last by j. X. Cressy a vote of thanks or. A. B Cody has a Host of friends passed to Rev. W. P. Reeve for in Brandon where the majority of his Bis eloquent Sermon. Votes of life has been spent and he is certain thanks were also a of missed to the offi of the sympathy of the whole comm my of the Church. Hirad and the nity in his heavy bereavement at 8.20 a. M., the message was relayed ashore from rescuers that this were instantly killed. No Trace of had been recovered. With it the dirigible was sailing at a height came the statement from Captain lamp of 1,000 feet and had been in the air Bert Parker of the Absecon Federal since 6.15 0�?Tdock when the Accident life saving Crew that this was True occurred. She was a Quarter of a mile1 and that the other four members of South of Brigantine Beach w hich is the Crew were entangled in the wreck across the Inlet from this City. Age beyond reach for the prep Tjw in the huge envelope containing thou eighteen feet of water Sands of cubic feet was rent by the thousands of persons from every terrific Force of the explosion Robab part of the resort were gathered along by caused by expansion from the Sun s the Inlet Hoard walk and shout the rays. It burst near the Middle. A it Vaniman cottage just across from the mass of flames hid the ship from View hangar at the Inlet where mrs. Vani a space of probably ten seconds and collapsed from the Shock. A Phy the half million Dollar dirigible was in Gie an was in attendance. Visible while the air about the spot. The greatest excitement prevailed where she had been hovering seemed for a time. Boats were darting out to be All flames. % from the Inlet and All along the shores the fire disappeared and then the of the thoroughfare and Beach Phi year ship outlined against the runs rays was seen to fall like a plummet. First the under Structure of the car in which were penned the unfortunate men held la by a net work put on after the second trip of the balloon three weeks ago unable to escape broke away from the envelope. It upe died the Bow turning a slow Are then it reversed suddenly and plunged downward. Directly above twisting in a Long spiral was the bag a smoking mass of rubber and silk reserves who helped to launch the Craft which Slid along gracefully until the Accident occurred kept the co wig from about the Vaniman Villa. The flight was the second that the Airship had taken this year. Aytac tinkering All Winter on the ship or. Vaniman took the Akron out for a Short flight saturday morning june 1� at that rime the balloon was wrecked w some of the mechanism going wrong but it was landed with a my 1 . We out so Rlou mishap a of a. Toni pm

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