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Brandon Weekly Sun (Newspaper) - July 4, 1912, Brandon, Manitoba
A thursday july 4, 1912 no actual damaged ii to Western crops a amp i so summarizes report received by . Officials from agents throughout country Ibi i eased win to the Situ Winnipeg. June 29 a while there Cai be no denial of the fart that a Ain to needed in Moat sect Loni All j through the West up to the present it Yijae no India Toni have come to tight a hewing that any actual dam i be has been done. This ii the Toi Mmary of the report hat a reached the Canadian Pacific railway officials through its c gents and summarized up to Friday night. Weather throughout the West has a ten favourable generally and no a anlage from any cause is yet noticeable. The Early sown Grain has Bot yet shown any standing still end no Lark of moisture but the it sown is beginning to feel it. There were a few showers in the Ai Ola Section yesterday. Day next for Scotland. Their trip will extend Over three months. On the eve of her departure for the old country miss holier Tson was mad the very agreeably surprised recipient of a Beautiful gift from the Central Canada insurance staff of which she Haa been a faithful and esteemed member for a number of years. The gift took the form of a Beautiful Morocco leather handbag and an umbrella both mounted in Silver. Leaving for Sotland. Mrs. And miss Robertson of 555 sixteenth Street Are leaving on tues ob1tuary. News has been received in the City of the death of mrs. P Watson who resided at the Corner of fourth Street and Princess with her daughter mrs. Cooke. The late mrs. Watson was visiting her daughter at Longlaw at the time of her death. The funeral takes place on monday at Carberry. Mrs. Cooke was called Home from the East where she w As visiting at Toronto and Owen sound. Sheriff w. Henderson who As referee at the con Ductor s picnic sports at Ninette on monday. Hay crop has been ruined almost impossible to get a Meadow of grass established Here Elton farm ers loss. Says Canada will become Centre of British Empire prof Willis Moore makes startling statements to londoners a bases theory on climatic conditions. # London june 29�?that the increased efficiency due to climatic Gondi of the transplanted Litisher a ill soon make Canada the Centre Point of the British Empire is the ital solent with which prof. Willis a Core chief of the United states rather Bureau has startled in it a Wyners. Prof. Moor claims that it can he Sci Netitia ally demonstrated that the a Hmarie of the North american con Nunt is producing a race which in i Rutal and physical Energy promises a tie distinctly More efficient than Civ past nation of the Northern a r an race he bases his theory on Hie fact that the Northwest winds of i n american continent blowing with a icat velocity from an extreme Altitude of vast electrical potentiality i lease More Ozone in the proper Ute for human breathing than in i Oiler place Iii the world the Continental climate of America differs from tin Marine Cli mates of Europe in the fact that most of the winds originate Over the land areas and that they carry oxygen which is readily transmuted into Ozone by electricity whereas the Marine winds of the British Isles and the european continent Are lacking in the Means for releasing this virile element. Consequently the american weather expert maintains that the Canadian can no More control that nervous Energy which is the Marvel of Europe than he can Stop his own breathing. According to prof. Moore race efficiency depends upon the following meteorological formula the higher the wind velocity the greater the downward component of motion whereby six molecules of oxygen of two atoms each Are changed into three molecules of of one of three atoms each in which form they enter the human lungs and drive Tho physical and mental engines at the maximum rate. This is what the Northwest winds Are doing for Canada which need fear no Competition from the rest of the world As Long As the winds continue to blow. From saturdays daily that the Hay crop in the Brandon District is almost entirely ruined through the drought and heat of the i past few Days is showed by reports gathered from Farmers All Over the i District yesterday afternoon. Hay has newer been a thriving proposition Here but several Farmers have stuck to its cultivation with tenacity air. Robert Reid of Forrest states that the entire crop in his neighbourhood has been dried tip. At Elton air. H. A. Johnston said he had 120 acres which him $1 15 Tor the seed alone a besides the of labor. Now he says he would not give a Dollar for the whole he explained that it is extremely hard to obtain what Farmers term a a a catch which is a hold on the ground by the tender seeds. Asked As to effect it would have on the Price of milk and butter he said it would naturally follow that these commodities will he dearer in the fall although As to feed no great Reliance was Ever placed on the Supply of Hay to be grown Here. Still other and cheaper feed crows have also suffered extensively from the hot and dry weather. A twists Are dissatisfied threaten to strike against Price of gasoline. To by leased Wirt to the Sun London. June 29�?great Britain is to catered with a strike of motor r owners who Are Iii open rebel-1 a n against the recent increases in a be Price of gasoline. The to rat big i a was made during the transport a us of last year which held up a. Usual Supply of gasoline but with j a resumption of Normal conditions 1 a up was no correspond aug redux to a i Iii Price. This caused mutterings among the a or lets but no actions were taken w 1 the present Dock strike we Hen 5 a Price again soared to such a 1 a by that the retail is almost the de what it was two years ago. I he first definite action to give it to the complaint of the motor wag a meeting of the Royal a n bile club at which the head of r of the leading motor spirit com Vns had an uncomfortable hour in a is to explain the reasons for the Paten to Force the Oil interests lower the Price of gasoline. Two reasons Are Given by the Oil men for the increase. The first the rules of the fort of London authority which prohibit the storage of Large quantities of the spirit in Loh Don thereby increasing the of handling it and secondly that the j steadily increasing demand for refined motor spirit has left a Large Quantity of heavier oils on hand which is a dead loss to the Oil companies unless a Market can be found for it. Entries for Bio fair pouring in offices of inter provincial fair taking on a Busy appearance be club members did not hesitate it Clare that they were not Satis with the explanation and they a filtered upon a definite Cam enjoyable Outing the choir of the first methodist Church had a most enjoyable Outing to Hayfield last evening. There were 1 Ball games in the afternoon when j Little Souris Defeated the Hayfield juniors. Then the Hayfield team took the Pride out of the first methodist choir team by the score of 4 to 3. La a a a Good musical program was tendered consisting of chorus solos etc., and a humorous Reading by mrs. S. E. Clement that brought Forth prolonged applause. The party returned to the City about 11.30, and sneak in glowing terms of the hospitality accorded them at the bands of the people of Hayfield and the generosity of their local friends who kindly offered their cars for the trip. Entries have already begun to pour in from exhibitors anxious to display their belongings at the big summer fair. This mornings mail by flight in entries from two Eastern exhibitors each of whom will bring More than a Carload of Stock. A feature of the entries received so far is that of them Are from persons who have hitherto not exhibited Bere. The big poster for this years fair is now out and is an excellent example of the lithographers Art. A meeting of the fair Board directors will lie held this afternoon. In club tournament takes place on monday criminality decreasing has shown steady fallin off in last ten years in Prussia. Berlin june 29.�?court and prison records show that there has been a steady decrease in the percentage of criminality in Prussia in the last ten years. Where formerly 759 persons out of each 100.099 were sentenced annually for some sort of crime the number dropped last year to 585, a de crease of 23 per cent. A most Gratifying feature is that the majority of the decrease was in the item of felonies. The number of women criminals also showed a great falling off. Ellent list of prizes gov 1 by business men and Cit a ens chief subscribers. Lie eighteenth annual Crapshoot a. Tournament of the Brandon gun h takes place on monday for Quot by to an excellent list of prizes has cd secured. Bere Are no less than eleven a its in All. Chief among these is a by foam shoot in the Brandon grand a a Beng Competition the first prize a Silver cup and four Silver a a individual competitions Are plentiful. S gun club is now in an expel Aad flourishing condition and in. Merest taken the members so far has been very this season keen. J the members wish to thank among the Many contributors to the prize i list the follow ing j a e. Clement Brandon brewing , w. J. Young. Zink shoe co., Smith amp Burton. A. H. Mal Lett j. I a. Mcdonald Waldron Cigar co we. Bertrand amp co., mutter amp j Lynch Kelly hardware co., w. H. J Howey amp co., Richardson amp Bishop Frank Hallett Borbridge Western ltd., Campbell amp Campbell j. Price e. L. Christie nation amp she wan Dowling amp Creelman. W. N. Finlay Mewhirter amp Ball a. R. Trench d. A. Reesor and w. H. Local teachers Cointo England seven will join excursion from Winnipeg on tuesday. Tour extends two months seven Brandon teachers All ladies will join the teachers excursion which leaves Winnipeg next tuesday and will extend Over two months. Some of those going with the excursion will go from great Britain to the Mediterranean and Egypt. Be local teachers Are the misses s. A. Redmond. E. L. Mcleod b. M. Strome Rena Parker Helen 1-Eitch. Bertha Pilling and Gladys r. Gibson. Court has game with machine having to decide whether it was game of Chance or skill obituary. Or. Robert Murdoch aged 44 years a partner in the firm of Murdoch Bros died during last night at Swift cur rent after a very Brief illness. Or. Murdoch was travelling and his relatives Here were not even aware of any illness. Deceased who was a single Man London. June 28.-a diverting and b re in Glasgow. Scotland Ana unusual scene occurred in or. Justice Carne to Saltcoats. Sask., in 1893 mov Scrutton a court when an automatic lug to Brandon three years later to machine was carried on to the Neh i take Ull a partnership with his brother and the judge counted Tho score while a game was being played. Delegates after Long ficht the court had to determine whether lie game was one of skill or Chance. Or. Att or Hertford had hired some of the machines and refused to pay on the ground that they were gambling machines and rendered him Ila or j As Murdoch w the funeral which will be private will take place on monday at half past one. Rev. G. A. Fed Raison will officiate. Democratic nomination still in doubt a Clark faces hard struggle in efforts to land coveted Honor by of aspire to Tux is n retain championship Baltimore m. D., june 29.�?wearied with their second struggle lasting practically All night the leaders and main Tody of delegates were late in Industrial school last night the British United f. C. Retain the City Lea Hie to by proceeded against. The own championship. The score was Ere. Messes. Posters Moody wraith two Oais to in and both Points were and Curr ltd., of curtain Road con registered after the interval. Tended that it was a game of skill and _ sued for the hire Money $390. It w As explained that the player had boys and girls govern to put a Penny in a Slot and push a Colony in England handle when a Ball would Fly up am Ong some pins like those of a bag i Lindon june 28�?the scheme for Atelle Board. The object of the game establishing a self governing Colony was to so manipulate the Ball that it or boys and girls in England would fall into a cup attached to the 011 lines of the George Junior handle. The judge wanted to know if be Public in America is Well on the the player got his Penny Back in that Way to fulfilment and the first col event. And was told he did not. He ony win be established at Flowers got another shot and thus got More amusement a employed by the owners of crated the machine in court and and he or plans a Yoni caught the Ball twice out of six. He the actual plan Quot a a a of houses court. Said that outside in the presence of off Les dec 10 a Simmms Bath a a i a a ,. Made at the Junction of two streams a smaller audience he had caught it.,re be of which called the wriggle is sure to entice by its humorous name. At Flowers farm in keeping with the Best spirit of social Reform today girls Are included in the scheme and will work Side by Side with the boys sharing All responsibility and All privileges. Record Reward four times out of six. The judge to or. Bankes. K. A How Many times can you do it or. Bankes about once in six my lord. The judge i had better try it on my Learned Brethren during lunch. Laughter or. William Cook the professional a billiard player also operated the a the fourth child is a Bine while the judge looked on to always the Best. Count the score. A miss a called his lordship to or. Cooks first attempt j Paris Juno 28�?promogeniture con miss a at the second. A a bulls Eye at fers no natural advantages according the third shot a announced the judge to professor Petschnikoff. On the amid laughter. A contrary All eldest sons and Daugh deciding that the game was one of tors must consider themselves As skill the judge found for plaintiffs. Lucky if they Are just Normal. The professor was asked to account for the alleged increase of criminality in France. Some believe that the i increase is due to an increase of sensational police reports in the new for lost youth French yellow press but that is neither Here nor there. London june 28.�?the huge Reward prof. Metsch Nikoff answer was $50,099 offered for the recovery of the one word depopulation. He after will of the late sir John Murray Scott wards explained himself thus. The does not quite break the record. Five smaller families Are the More Chance Hundred thousand francs equivalent to there is of the children turning out $100,000 was offered Iii 1894 for the idiots or criminals which is very recovery of an american Schoolboy much the same thing. There is a Webster a Conkling. Who mysteriously much higher proportion of Degener disappeared in Paris. Action and imbecility among first born the boy. 15 years old w As on his children than among others. The Way to the St. Lazare railway station limitation of families therefore in Paris in company with one of his makes for the increase of abnormal schoolmasters. The master lost sight individuals. Of the boy for an instant and turn-1 the Hest Stock is produced Only at ing round found that he had Digap he fourth or fifth birth. Parents geared As though the Earth had swab therefore who desire to do their Lowed him. Al est y their country and to bring Conkling smother a wealthy widow into the world the finest offspring began by offering 25,000 francs for his they Are capable of giving to recovery and then increased the re world should have at least five Ward to $100,000. The Money was de Bren posited at Munroe a Bank in the Rue almost no scribe but never found a claimant.j3. Making their reappearance at the by defeating the indians at the a a a a ,. I main centres of this Mong and it was Well towards noon store the work of consultation conference and caucus was in full swing. The Early Birds which included chairman James were again sanguine that a decisive ballot would be reached today and that the convention would conclude its labors tonight. Already special trains Are carrying away Large parties which had come to see a candidate chosen. It was the general feeling that if Clarke wins he must win quickly. A continued deadlock was one thing which might destroy the commanding Lead he had already established. The problem before the Clarke forces was twofold. First to hold their kicked by horse Dies in Hospital twelve year old boy meets untimely end through bad Accident. Farm in Dorset. The farm is beautifully situated in wooded and Well watered country present Strong position intact As Lnu to defections and second add 17,61 votc3 to his 549 shown on the twelfth Hap lot to give him the necessary to thirds majority. The first problem was Trot a Iupe. Acing one hut it has its difficulties. The ninety new York votes with Clark from the ninth to the twelfth ballot were not regarded As depend Able if the struggle was prolonged As the new yorkers were still feeling their Way ready to stand by Clarks if his forces coid show an ability to concentrate the Field but not to remain with him indent nicely a a prolonged contest. Outside the new York acquisition the main body of Clarke men were holding together Well although it was said some of them who have formerly had Strong Bryan affiliations might develop a tendency to try Wilson if the contest was prolonged. Antonio coolie. Two horses they wer driving were also killed. Wireless machine to Send shorthand Charles Church aged 12 years who lived with his parents or. And mrs. Thomas Church on a farm at Banner Man was admitted to the general Hospital on thursday night suffering from injuries sustained through being kicked about the head by a horse. His condition was critical from the first and he died last night at eight of clock. It appears that the boy went to try and catch a Young horse in a pasture Field and the animal lashed out his hoofs striking the boys head. His Skull w As badly fractured causing concussion of the brain. The funeral arrangements Are not yet completed. Fatality caused by Rotten Bridge son killed father badly in la so impressed advantages of jul red and two horses killed Danville que., june 29.�?the col lapse of a Rotten Bridge Here yesterday caused the death of John coolie and the serious injury of his father London june 28 a the London daily chronicles Milan correspondent telegraphs a surprising results Are being obtained Between Here and Turin 90 Miles Distant by Means of the invention of a turinese youth i ii Enesco de Bero Echi called the wireless a the apparatus is far in Advance of anything of the kind yet recorded it transmits besides Ordinary messages autographs shorthand and cryptograms. Exact reproduction follows upon the interaction of synchronic periods of electric Waves in it Respondence with synchronic periods of Helix tidal movements. A so simple is the arrangement that the transmitter and receiver of this instrument May be applied with Case to any Ordinary wireless telegraphy Plant. A Gen. Spingarn minister of War with the enormous the wireless icon graph for imparting orders and conveying sketches in time of War with Hie utmost secrecy that immediate arrangements Are being made to secure for Italy the exclusive Possession of the Patent. Panama canal convention open what will giant waterway do for Western Canada families in France exceed three nature is Given no Chance to fashion her Best Handiwork. It would be interesting to obtain statistics of the number of criminals who were eldest sons or daughters. Calgary. Alta., june 28.�?what Wil the Kaiser buys his wife a hats. Paris France. June 28�?dispatches from Berlin announce that the Kaiser chooses his wife a hats and the the Panama canal do for Western can Temps a leading conservative news paper sees therein a favourable sign a lot of things according to the Delator the peace of Europe agates from All the Western provinces a this interesting feature of the w to Are in Alberta today in attend Kaiser a private life a it comments Anre at the Panama a anal convention. Is perhaps of historical and political the Panama conference opened to significance following the Sensa Day will continue through tomorrow tonal debates in the Reich Stag and has attracted influential represent w Here the socialists somewhat natives of the commercial and agr iou i mauled the Sovereign though in Tural interests of Alberta Sas Katche Able to prevent the voting of Norm wan and British Columbia the three Ous credits for the augmentation of great Grain producing provinces that armaments. Will it is asserted be directly and an emperor who goes to a millin vastly let ene fitted by the opening of Eros with a View to presiding per Cycle same a big ditch. A tonally Over the selection of several it is enthusiastically predicted that hats for the Empress and Princess is the canal will do More for Western evidently neither greatly troubled by Canada than any other of the Many parliamentary tumult nor Likely soon widely productive Means of develop to disturb the peace of Europe rent Ever have in the past. That this Monarch who amuses himself opinion is shared by astute Railroad 80 politely in the bosom of his fam men is proved by the fact that two to Promise the people new transcontinental railways Are Tranquility. One easily sees that building to the Pacific and that these William ii. Is indeed German Emper and the established roads Are spend or an it King of Prussia the representing vast sums on terminals to Accoil-1 ave of divine right and the defend Odate the Ocean liners which will car or ancient axiom that the re the West a Grain to the worlds mar King is win is the supreme Law sets through the Panama canal. Otherwise he would not dare to the convention was opened at to mni8le in such thorny questions As o clock this morning when the visitors be ci10i a of a woman hat. Were welcomed to Calgary and to Al excellent showing at annual wild Flower show school children gather Tor annual distribution of Friz est list of awards Alexan Der school wins cup. I despite the abnormal heat of the past few Days the showing made by the school children of the City at the annual wild Flower show held in St. Matthews Hall yesterday was All that could be desired. With additional Dis plays by the experimental farm or Rigg and or. Shrives the Hall looked very pretty. There were two Hundred exhibitions and a walk round Tho Well Laid out tables showed that great care must have been exercised by the scholar in the preparation of their exhibits. Designs were very original and one which caught the Eye of All pc shirt was a neat dolls torque made entire of wild Flowers with a whip of grass As the plume standing majesty Cal Over a Small wild Rose. Another exhibit worthy of mention Wras a Crown and there were also several bonnets. Or. T. M. Percival president of the horticultural society made a congratulatory speech to the scholars and patents. This year the attendance was excellent. A noticeable feature is that the new King George school Only opened last year came close up to the Alexander school for first prize in the school competitions. Supt. F. Shrives of the Parks Board j w to acted As one of the judges stated j that the show was Well up to the Standard and the wonder was where so Many Flowers could come from seeing the recent dry and hot weather. The teachers he said had worked very hard this year. Miss Kelso at the Alexander school besides winning at the King George Aud miss Fawcett at the Park school. The Flowers after the show were sent to the Hospital. Mrs. G. F. Sykes distributed the prizes As follows a bouquets. Alexander school i Marjory Sparks 2 Nellie Watson 3 Olive Smith 4 Willie a Salter. Central school i Mary Middleton 3 Elsie Thompson 3 Gladys Patterson. Park school Kathleen Canty 2 Flora Mckenzie 3 Jack h. Rourke. King George school i Nellie we on 2 Pearl Jones 3 Elnora Guittard Ethel Guittard. St. Augustine s Mary Mcintosh. Assiniboine Ere t. Carri3. Boquet of wild roses i Violet Smith j w Innie White 3 Iris Mckenzie Boquet of Garden Flowers i Nellie Hill. I Geranium i Violet less Ainar. Coquet of wild lilies i Willie Salter 2 Violet Lis Saraan. Boquet wild Flowers one variety a i Nellie Watson. Boquet wild Flowers for table i Mary Middleton. Boquet mixed wild Flowers Janpen to. Dolts a i mrs Thos. Mckenzie w Reath of mixed wild flow Nellie Hill 2 Hattie Mcfarley 3 Muriel Drysdale. Wreath one variety wild Flowers i i Lawrence Hill 2 Hattie Mcfarlen. Special class for designs i Mary Hicks 2 Dorothy Horris 3 Violet Lis Simian. Cross one variety i Alice wadding ten 2 Hannah Mills. Cross of wild Flowers mixed a i Vivian Beatty 2 Gladys Lang 3 Lizzie Mckenzie. For the Best essay on the life history of any Plant a i Alice wadding Berta. Another session will be held this afternoon. Tomorrow there will be a luncheon at which the delegates or. H. Browne a prize for the showing of plants in any school classroom was ton 2 we Illie Lissaman 3 Doris Parks instrumental in assisting her scholars Alexander school Wihs cup in carrying off a Large percentage of the clip for most meritorious show the awards. J Jug of any City school in All classes of president visiting Winnipeg by leased Wise to the Sun i Winnipeg june 28�?e. J. Chamber and a Laige part. Of British capitalists lain president of the grand trunk miss Mcnabb won the single prize for june native Flowers including bouquets an Manu act tires now visiting t Pacific will arrive in the City Tomor j window plants at the Alexander school and designs was won by i of minium will be the guests of Honor Row by the great Northern flyer. I miss Burdon at the Central miss Purl school. Re a a
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