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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 Vol 30 sixteen pages bathing a laity in Assiniboine sixteen year old boy drowned while learning to swim had Only been in this country two months body not recovered a had bathing fatality occurred i owing to the nature shortly after five of clock yesterday a to nov m k iof Quot or ver a his Point it u in a Brando Manitoba thursday july 4, 1012 ii a # Thomas Tracey the 16 year old son of Michael Tracey a labourer wentj1 to pursue Raygina opera along with others to Bathe near the Iosim an 1 the body will 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 of 1 i Racey was i he Only son of the Bis dem and before Ais companions family and lived on twelfth Street could get to him he had disappeared Aud Assiniboine Avenue. Yesterday one of his friends Fred Wareham his 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 pm to do Avail. Hioye of nation amp Shewan. Deputation to wait on new c. T. President today mayor Fleming a. A. Evans upon president Chamberlain of the and f. Nation journey to grand trunk railway in reference Winnipeg re Entrance of grand trunk into wheat City. Mayor Fleming or. A. A. Evans and or. F. Nation compose a deputation who left for Winnipeg this morning with Tho object of waiting to the Entrance of the line into Blandon. The deputation will be introduced or Chamberlain by or. J. A. M Aikins. . For the Brandon constituency who has been mainly instrumental Iii bringing about a re Vival of this important question at tie present time. Jake Wirth the Brandon runner who won the Telegram Road race on saturday. From tuesdays daily obituary Eliza Wilson aged 68, who lived a 617 tenth Street died yesterday. The funeral will be held tomorrow at ten o clock from Campbell and Campbells Parlours. Deceased leaves a daughter mrs. Alf. I Good of this City. Joseph Hillis aged 84, a widower who came Here from Ireland Many years ago died at Cion and was buried today at 3 of clock. Wirth won Telegram Road race Jake Wirth. The Pride of Brandon 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 Pink of and upheld impression at Hamilton 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 Bath As his attendants were constantly at his Side with huge sponges condition and almost from filled with water with which they the Start of the race had matters All showered their for almost the his own Way. Entire journey. There was some real at the finishing Point he was Over Art in the Way they handled their 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 ipi2. 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. Nil ions in the order named. At the saturday s Winner has made a big ten mile stretch however Hosie had name for himself in the Long Dis fallen to fourteenth place. Tame game. was third in the the first six to finish the race Telegram race in Huo second last with their times were As follows a year and the Winner this year. East in 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 Kirk Ness Wirth also competed in the Canadian Winnipeg 2 is. 42m. 41s 4�?bert olympic trial and was sixth. was Dunn Transcona 2 hrs. 52m 50s. Considered for the olympic team very 5�?e. Bitch. Hymers. 2 hrs 59m. Favourably but was not sent owing 58s. 6�?t. Of. Reynolds Winnipeg to Lack of funds. Ile made a great 3 hrs. In. From tuesdays daily up i Kesl Eye Mayhew the marriage took place on july 1st at St. Georges Church Brandon by the Rev n. Hewitt ma., b d., of George Thomas spikes Ley of Brandon to Elizabeth Mayhew of Rochester England. From tuesdays Dally death of James Tedder the death of one of Brandon a Best known citizens took place on sunday last when James w. Tedder passed tothe great beyond. Deceased who was in his 66th year w As 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 afternoon at 3.30 of clock. Rev. Vav. P. Reeve offie Iang. The following acted As pall bearers. W. Bur Cleill j. Burchill j. Donaldson a. Burus w Ferguson and e. Elkins. The Empire and Borden s Mission what the London times has to say regarding Canada by leased wire to the is n London july 2�?tbe times in a leading editorial today which is devoted to Premier Borden a visit says a the comes not As a party Leader but As the Foremost spokesman of a great principality of Faith reasserted by the Canadian people last autumn to remain masters or their own destiny 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 times urges that the defence of the Union must not be deferred in favor of merely temporary expedients and Hopes for some Means of joint consultation As to control proving the principle inaugurated in last years conference to be continuous. If if if if it if a if it if a a a a a if deaconess goes to Western City popular worker in first methodist Church transferred to Regina. Trip postponed a a at a special meeting of the Brandon citizens committee having in charge the arrangements for the excursion of Winnipeg business men to Brandon on the 3rd and 4th of july the following Resolution was passed that owing to the deplorable catastrophe at Regina the business menus trip from Winnipeg to Brandon be postponed to a Date to be decided upon later a i ready for big boxing contest Herman and Wilson meet at the caledonian rink tonight. Orangemen a excursion the Orange excursion starts from 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 Dominion. 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 Brandon 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 the official Board of the first Church the follow ing Resolution woj massed unanimous in and ordered she inscribed 0n the books a that this Hoard has heard with regret that there is a possibility 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 Sacri everything is in readiness for to nights big boxing contest at i he caledonian rink where kid Herman Wil try conclusions with Knock out Wilson the present Holder. As already stated the match is creat importance to each of the Pugil ins As the Winner has an opportune. To show his prowess against batiks Nelson the world s Light weight Cham Pion Here on july 12th. Excellent seating arrangements hav been made and All who pay for Adonis Sion will be Able to witness the con test in Comfort. Brandon on the morning of the being 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 congregants and the run will take 3% hours. The fare is $3.35 and tickets can be had from j. F. Cressy j. W. Mcfadden a. Pue and a. Wareham. Two thousand visitors present at Sewell Camp splendid program of military lines of extended order up the Hill to sports furnished for the wards the position of the enemy. W Hen about two Miles from Camp the enemy were sighted and both sides opened fire with Blank ammunition. The Bat victim of fatal Auto Accident broken Culvert was cause o Young losing his life. By to Asia Wirt to to is x Vancouver ii. Cd july 2�?j. Wilson 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 juy her duties at Regina not requiring her to be present until september. I a congregational meeting or 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. Of Vernon was killed yesterday in a j the meeting will not. Be confine to Holiday Sham Battle took place in morning. Be Well july 2.�?although the weather was not the very Best the Domitille lasted Over an hour the order to cease tiring being Given shortly after noon. The umpires have not yet de Aulo Accident near that place. Wit three other youths he was thrown on of car through the breaking of a Cut Vert and crushed against the Trees. To. Robinson was held for two hour under the car though lie was not seriously Hurt. The occupants of the a to were All employees of the yer no news. Cadets join militia Sydney x.s., july 2�?twenty thou and cadets yesterday joined the militia practically doubling the first Ion Day Celebration of the military cited which Side won. Camp left Little to be desired and was immediately after mess the crowd ii Large Success. Repaired to the grounds North West of defence. A Strong wind continued to blow the Camp where the sports were to be from the South All Day and raised held. The programme was commenced maroons got second great Clouds of dust making real pleas a at Al it out a of clock and was net run off re yjar0ons and Brandon allure hard to find. I until 9 of clock Iii the evening. Stars baseball teams took part in a the Forenoon trains from East and there were several Well contested ornament a Dundrea yesterday. The the members of first methodist Church. Anyone wishing a parting we Ord will be cordially Welcome. Miss Edith Millar has been appointed to Brandon to take up the work which miss Goddard is now leaving. From tuesdays daily sports at Souris. Image crowds of Brando nites in. Faded Souris a Good percentage making the trip by motor. Two . Excursion trains we Ere also Well filled. In the morning a Cali thu plan 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 and a team from Brandon ended in the Hom Esters winning by 14 to 9. A football match was also played but the Premier item Wras 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 sandstorm swept Over the ground but lasted Only a few minutes. Regina disaster toll steadily growing twelve others still missing a computed loss of nearly 70 lives some be dead in Lake and others buried among ruins Regina bask., july Are All that remains of the ruined Homes. Wenty eight known deaths tonight while the names of Marly a dozen missing have been handed into the concentration can ids were established this afternoon in Alexandra Park and Dominion Park where Hun City Hall. No bodies have yet been dress of tile homeless Are sleeping recovered from waa Cana Lake. R. S. J while it gentle rain Hie Tiara of Deering who was in the Regina boat i mourning Falls on the or tents and House when the Cyclone hit the Lake the sorrowing City. There Are prob states that he saw six go close on a thousand sleeping 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. Today was a sad Holiday for Regina. The capital City had pm inned 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 of clock cleared. Under tents tonight while the in. Minder of the homeless have been taken in it by citizens. have pitched tents on the lawns of their More Iol Tun ate neighbors. It was Only today that the citizens began to realize the full extent of the disaster the loss they had sustained 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 life does not run into the hundreds instead of less than fifty is what All Regina cannot understand. There a Only one solid Bitont of the finest rest the streets have been deuces in the City Between Horne the City is again in dark and Smith and bounded by thirteenth Ness and forms a weird and ghastly sight. The mounted police after a Brief rest today Are Back on duty j again tonight end Are patrolling the North end where there has been i Little looting. Looter shot Early this evening a w continued on Page five a. Assistance from Ottawa by leased wire to the Sun Ottawa july 2�?the Ottawa City Council at a meeting to be held today wiil vote 1000 and possibly $2000 caught looting. The mounted police the Regina City Cyclone sufferers shouted at him to halt but h became mayor through fun. The youngest mayor of France in Charles Carter aged 26, of British extraction. has been chosen is head of the municipal Council of the. Village of Mou Fry. M. Carters is cry 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 municipal election he stood As a candidate for a fun 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 w to committed an assault in a compatriot named Gal Eek was reduced this morning and he was fined $5 and costs. Orangemen a Church Parade. By far the most successful Church Parade in the a history of the bran Don orangemen was held last sunday they met in the Orange Hall at 2 of clock to line up. First came the five drunks were assessed $2 and 0range Young britons who presents costs and Cne named Johnson was a smart 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 th3 following or a on the Street for $2 but receive Der . No. 2312, . No. De a Black Eye and was locked up. After a galician woman had been assessed $5 and costs for using obscene 2035, . No. 1512, . No 732. They were Well stalled under the direction of A. Sutherland West brought crowds of visitors some events the most interesting being the maroons had to play the All stars in coming from As far As Winnipeg. A wrestling on horseback the horse races the opening encounter and easily language to a neighbor Charles Star tie marching considering the Large number Cater out from Brandon and the foot races. The results in the won their next opponents were the was lined si1 and costs for an assault great Buat of the Day and the num on the morning train and Many More different events were As follows. A Argal it team and in this game on a hey. Star and the boy were both Ber in Jiae about 400, was done in later returning in the evening. There horse Back wrestling 18th m. In. 27th Bey were successful the score being employed at the c. N. R. Star was creditable manner were altogether at least 2,000 outsiders l. Second. V. C. Race Lieut. Shaw Lour to one it j head waiter and assaulted the lad aft a at the Church the orangemen were in Camp among the visitors were a s. Rte. Dumont 22nd., l. a final they played Wawanesa j or a dismissal had been brought about. J0ine<i by the ladies of the Esther general Quot Mckenzie and major Hopwood second. Too 27th. L. Eleven innings and were beaten by a no 84. And both the ladies and who motored out from Brandon Early Forsythe 79th second Johnson l. S. Be to four therefore winning the died at coast the were repaid for facing in the morning. I h third officers half Miles Lieut j 8ecomj prize. Or. And mrs. E. F. Cody of 618 the great heat by the eloquent s2r the morning was spent in a Sham Critchloe l. S. Harbord 29th l. Crawford pitched All three games Battle and part of a tactical Field Day. Second Ings. R. M. C. Third. Tent in one style. Early in the morning a body of infant pegging Tor x. Cd officer and men. try troops numbering 400, in command Sergt. Burton c. M. S. C. Sergt Mit. Veteran dead. Ran and a Ball was shot throng his Arm. succeeded in Gettic Way. However no further trouble s anticipated. The 95th rifles the 6th mounted rifles and the 26th rifles arrived in the City this morn no from Sewell and Are on duty in Che affected District tonight guarding sympathy from Indian head Indian head sask., july 2 Tho 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. Balloon explodes three Are big dirigible balloon in which Vaniman intended to Cross Atlantic meets destruction while thousand feet in air a r by leased wire to the Sun 1 with flames shooting out from a 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 body of a shot Inlet. Out to the left of the wreckage and of Lieut. Col. Rutlan left Camp and cell l. S. Second. Lemon cutting Vancouver b. Cd july 2.�?j. E. Took to the Hills to the East to conceal a Sergt. Adams 27th Lertg. Burton a Stubbs aged 83, who lived Many years themselves. They were to Lay siege e. M. S. Cd second. Officers tent Peg in Toronto and was presented with vet to Tho no in the defending party was Gingo Lieut. Chambers 22nd. L. Era be medal by sir. Henry Ferlatt died Lieut. Critchley l. S. H., second. Sad yesterday. To the Camp. The defending party composed of infantry from the 98th and 99th. Regiments also the 79th and doing race Sergt. Brown l. S. Capt Alexander l. S. Second pie. Sutton l. H., third. Half mile horse race Lieut. Shaw l. Major an dras 27th a h. Second. Relay race won by 27th l. I a Booth. Grenadiers. The defending commanders were majors Little Ross Blanchard an capt. Kirkcaldy. The defenders slowly receded from Camp and advanced in Sleigh ing at Moncton. Moncton n. B., july 2.�?sleighing was possible for an hour after a heavy Snow and Hail storm we hich visited this Vicinity yesterday. Or. And mrs. E. F. Cody of tenth Street received the sad news Mon go forcibly delivered by the Rev. Of the death of their daughter in Law. P Reeve Deputy grand Chaplin mrs. A. Cody who succumbed to a of the province of Manitoba. The Brief illness at Vancouver on thurs Rev it gentleman is to be commended Day 27th inst. Deceased was married for his furless 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 ban was made. On the moly the fact that the Young couples a toil of a. Sutherland seconded Fant child was buried on tuesday last. By j to it Cressy a vote of thanks or. A. B Cody has a Host of friends wag passed to Rev. W. P. Reeve for in Brandon where the majority of his bus eloquent Sermon. Votes of life has been spent and he is certain thanks were also pissed to the offi of the sympathy of the whole comm of the Church the band and the nity in his heavy bereavement. Raar Scals. Melvin Vaniman w to had built the hit the w Ater before the rest of the de Airship with the idea of flying across sending mass. It was reported that the Atlantic Ocean Calvin Vaniman a this was the headless body of Calvin his younger brother Fred Elmer Wal a Vaniman. Ter Guet and Geo. Burtillion his Crew at 8.20 a. Rn., the message was re their bodies has been discovered. Played ashore from rescuers that this were instantly killed. No Trace of bed had been recovered. With it the dirigible was sailing at a height came the statement Lam of i too feet and had been Iii the Ait be it Parker of the Absecon Federal since 6.15 of clock when the Accident life saving Crew that this Wras True occurred. She was a Quarter of a mile and that the other four members of South of Brigantine Beach which is the Crew were entangled in the w reek across the Inlet from this City. I age beyond reach for the prel air Jet la the huge envelope containing thou i 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 we Ere gathered along in caused by expansion from the Sun s the Inlet Board walk and about the rays. It burst near the Middle. A 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 Simian was in attendance. Visible while the air about the spot the greatest excitement prevailed where she had been hovering seemed to be All flames. For a time. Boats were darting out from the Inlet and All along the shores the fire disappeared and thru the of the thoroughfare and Beach police ship outlined Aga not the runs rays was seen to fail like a plummet. First the under Structure of the car in which were penned the unfortunate men Bela in by a net work put on after the second trip of the balloon three weeks to unable to escape broke away from the envelope. It upended the Bow turning a slow arc. 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 crowdy from about the Vaniman Villa. The flight was the second that the Airship had taken this year. After tinkering All Winter on the ship or. Vaniman took the Akron out for a Short flight saturday morning june i at that time the balloon was nearly wrecked by some of the mechanism going wrong but it was landed with out serious mishap

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