Brandon Weekly Sun in Brandon, Manitoba
22 Jun 1916

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22 Jun 1916

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Brandon Weekly Sun (Newspaper) - June 22, 1916, Brandon, Manitoba Titty shut. Tune 1916 a Handon Wec Kwh Sun Forward of rus retailers want better service fron railways appoint committee to investigate train services and initiate action to secure changes a a i illumine him a mn1 i Pirn or min Llu in r want uniform time to ask City Council to return to Standard time name holidays they will observe mat Brandon in not properly serv by tit railway companies part leu la Fly in the passenger service on tile main Lino of Ute . From the West Ami by the n it. From the North was no pin sized at a meeting of Tho retail merchants association in the City Hall on Friday evening. The retailers were in an aggressive mood Ami As soon As tin chairman or. A. Shewan pointed out tin need for action a committee it As appointed to canvass the Situa Tion Ami bring Iii a report specifically stating the discrimination Aud accompanied by a petition of such a nature As to secure remedial action by Tim railway companies. The committee is us follows h. Hughes chair Man .1. M. Robertson. 8. Thompson \. Sim wan and Vav. 8. Harris. Want Standard time the Nineteen a representatives of retail establishments present at the meeting were almost unanimously opposed to Daylight saving and a committee was appointed to draw up a Resolution to be presented to the a City Council on monday evening la it so Trade and inconvenience of country and train service on one time and City on another were Given As reasons but Many of the speakers who signed Hie original petition for the by Law but have since altered their opinion and want uniformity of time. Should the pity Council refuse to Grant the petition the retailers declare they wit revert to Standard time holidays to be observed the retail merchants will close their places of business on thursday it in Noons during july and August a it re in fore. They will remain Ope the evening previous to the Days pc a a they specify As holidays they will observe. These bolide is Are new Veals Bay Good Friday May 24th, july let. Labor Day. Thanksgiving Day and Christ Mas. Complain of dirt Rosser Avenue planned loudly of for watering that was stated til at business men Cornute arrangements thoroughfare. It the flusher is sent along he that dirt windows nuisance going to the City Street Iii the morning a i is splashed into the store and that dust is a greater most of the time. They Are take their complaint before Council austrians report new Battles vol Hynia tront Berlin. June it a Austro hungarian troops South of the Dniester River in Galicia Defeated a russian cavalry Force on thursday says an official statement from the Austro hungarian army Headquarters. The statement also Ann on noes i ii a t new Battles have been started of the whole front in you Yuma germans attacked fans june 17.�?last night the German troops attacked French positions at Avo court with grenades says the official statement issued today by the French War office. In the Region of be Mort homme there was an intense bombardment. Nines exploded urn front official Eye witness reports heroic deeds of first division canadians in Battle London. June it a the Odic Tai state meat of the Campaign in Belgium and France issued by the War office Fob lows a i it night we miffed fully exploded mines in the neighbourhood of the douches quarries and Cubi City. An enemy mine was exploded near Given Chy but did no damage. A today Hie hostile artillery was unusually Active immediately North of la Bassee canal and in the Loos salient. Our trenches East of Peilli Beke were shelled heavily for a Short period this afternoon. A the remainder of Hie front was French statement Paris june 17.�?tile following Otti Elal communication was issued by the War office this evening a a on Bot ii tint is of the Meuse tile activity of the artillery was intermittent during the course of the Day. There was no infantry action a it has been confirmed that the at tack made yesterday on the slope South it dead mans Hill gave los a portion of the enemy trenches Ami a Trout of about one w i ionic ire. All the attempts made by the enemy to drive us Back from there have completely failed. The number of prisoners taken exceeds 200 including six officers. A there Lias been no important event on the Oiler Paris of Hie belgian communication a tile usual artillery actions have occurred on the belgian front the Region of Dix Mude Lias been the the atre of a rather violent reciprocal Uve Stock entries All records at of. I i i i in of to Hake stringent demands on Greece the anti entente demonstrations cause allies to ask More than first planned not even the entries at the Dominion fair Here will equal this years exhibit the farm tractor Competition attracts great interest and there will be thirty entries provincial Board of health exhibit source of interest applications for display space numerous. Maimer swale put tin directors of the fair Board on Good terms with themselves when la said at the meeting Friday afternoon that it was already assured that the live Stork entries this War would a eclipse All records even at the Dominion fair. Tiie applications for spare for displays has also been i wire As Large As last year and tin farm tractor Competition had attracted a wonderful amount of interest there being thirty entries in sight. Men across the line and Iii Ontario Are advertising this feature of tin fair in a very Liberal manner. Tho provincial Board of health exhibit would also lie the lidded interest in this rear s sex Man rec o Lii hit Ion. Peeve Crawford and s. Of. Black will be asked to represent Elton on the Board a a in tins veal1. Special attention was called to the exhibit of Ejot is under the auspices of the live Stock department at Ottawa and i spare of thirty by ten feet will be i required for the government educational display alone. Minor improvements to the grounds and buildings were authorized owing to the fact that Thoro Are approximately thirty excursion trains to Tho fair it was derided to run the exhibition on Standard time and to try and get tile merchants to fall in line for that one week. A til Ems june it a the demands of the entente allies on Greece it was Learned Here today Are being considerably strengthened and extended As a result of anti entente demonstrations which broke out in Athens last monday. The demands were ready for presentation to the greek government when the disorders occurred but the note probably will not be delivered until next week. Meanwhile the entente blockade against greek ports is continuing in full Force. Council handle Nany important hens in committee highlanders serious state of affairs hinted at by aldermen in regard to City s meat supplies Auto for health officer bore Brunt of Gallant attack official statement of Campaign on West relates activities a summaries by allies betting machines retained for the Brandon fair Strong support for no betting Resolution which was lost on chairman s casting vote Aikins again president of the Canadian bar six favor auction pools British Progress in German East Africa both steady and sure majority of Board favor continuing system which protects Public but allows wagers London. Juju it a British forces operating in Hie cast of German last Africa have made further advances. Occupying Hie Village of Kilimanjaro and another Village nearby. A Large German Force is confronting the British in this sector. Further Softli ear the coast the British have occupied the important Post of Krogme and to tile North West have seized positions in the Victoria Nyanza sector. These announcements Are made in an official statement issued last night As Fallows a Skwe Dizania six Miles North of Hal Idom has been occupied also the Village of Kilimanjaro close to Haudell. A Large German Force is entrenched near the Candeni water Supply. A the important station of Krogme and the Wagon Bridge Over the pan Gunni River have Ben secured by the British. The Island of us come North of the German Post of Mamma Oil Lake Victoria. Lias been occupied Aud two Krupp guns and stores taken. A the summer fair Board at its annual meeting Frida it afternoon decided to stay by the parimutuel betting machines for at least another year. A a a great Surprise was sprung by the meeting Iii a vote on a proposal emanating from supt Mckillican. Of the experimental farm to eliminate betting altogether. This motion was put. My. We i. Elder seconding. And a lie of seven All in votes was recorded. President Mcphail Evi i Dently thought the proposal too drastic and ruled in favor of continuing the betting. Then the Hoard had to decide Between the auction Pool system or parimutuel. At first the vote was seven to six some person questioned the vote the members being seated Iii such a manner around the room As to make an intelligent count difficult and on a second count eight i Toronto june 12 a the Canadian j bar association concluded its Busi i1 Ness with tin election of officers As follows sir James Atkins reelected president Hon. C. J. Doherty. Minister of Justice honorary president. Vice presidents were chosen As follows a j Ontario e. F. B. Johnston Prince i de want Island a. A. Mclean. . Saskatchewan. Norman Mckenzie . Alberta. K. La. Bennett Tkv. British Columbia g. E. Korbol . Manitoba Isaac Campbell . Nova Scotia Hector Mel Unis . New Brunswick. F. R. Taylor. Or. Fabre Surveyor was elected Secretary. Russians sweep Privet marshes to czern0w1tz Gernan soldiers taken at Cork Dublin june 17.�?the prosecutor in the court martial trials in Dublin yesterday revealed that three German officers and Twenty Blu jackets were captured at Cork when they tried to land from the German gun runner which accompanied the submarine on which sir Roger casement came from Ireland. The men. The prosecutor said had been interned. London. June 17. A the Forward drive of the russian armies in vol Hynia Galicia and Bukovina continues with apparently undiminished Success. From the or pet marshes southward to Czernowicz the forces of Gen. Brushoff according to reports from Petrograd. Are throwing Back counter attacks and Are advancing steadily against the austrian armies. In thirteen Days the russians have made prisoners of adopt 170, men and have captured immense stores of War Booty says Uke russian War office. Ottawa june 17.�? How the Canadian troops gallantly and successfully assaulted the enemy position and re a gained lost ground is told in the a Eye i witness Quot official report from the front i today. The Brunt of the fighting fell i upon the highlanders from Montreal Toronto and the West along with the Western Ontario battalion All of them attached to the first division. The successful assault by the canadians resulted in our lines being established practically in the same position As before the big fight at Hooge. Three German officers and 150 men were captured. Lloyd George Likely to be next minister of War in England French take prisoners Paris Juno i7. In the Vosges after a violent bombardment of Hill 425, to the East of thann the French infantry penetrated the first and second lines Monument late Earl Kitchener Loudon. June 17.�?Premier Asquith next wednesday will offer in the House of commons a motion for the erection of a Monument to the late Earl Kitchener. Premier Borden congratulates Soldier boys Ottawa. June it. The following message was cabled by sir Robert Borden yesterday to general Byng commanding the Canadian army corps a Spray convey Turk tale was a fanciful one British official statement relates events in Mesopotamia report Progress Bondon june 17.�?the British official press Bureau gave out a statement dealing with operations Iii Mesopotamia As follows a a on the North Bank of the Tigris ast of rut Al a Mara our trenches have been pushed to within 200 Yards of Ute turks at Sann Ayat. On the South Bank of the Emma Mansura has been occupied. This place is three and a half Miles South of Mega Sis. Three of our Tigris barges were sunk by turkish artillery on june loth. The imaginative turkish communique of thursday was founded on the above a accept and Canadian forces under Jour command our warmest congratulations upon the gallantry and resourcefulness displayed Iii the recent successful to this the prime minister needed the following reply from Gen. Byng this afternoon a fall ranks Canadian corps join me in appreciation of congratulations conveyed in your Cable destroyer Eden sunk collision thirty one members of the Crew saved three officers missing disaster in Channel Loudon june British destroyer Eden was sunk in the English Channel last night after a collision. This announcement was made by the official press Bureau. Thirty one members of the Crew were saved three officers Are missing. Brandon Honor Roll will not entirely sever relations with ministry of munitions largely civil duties pet. J. A. Wood no. 100638 pet. James Alexander Wood mounted rifles is officially reported to no. 14 general Hospital at time Rex severely wounded Iii the right leg. His father or. Win. Wood 1063 thirteenth Street has received notification. The wounded Soldier is one of four sons of or. Wood on Active service and is 24 years old and a single Man. He enlisted in january 1915. Coining Iii from a farm at Bredwardine. He had lived in Brandon four years. Two Brothers Are in England and the other is in the trenches. Pet. We. Main no. 446399 pet. We. Main son of or. Howard main a Well known hotel Man Here is reported wounded in the right Arni and lying at no. 23 general Hospital Al stables. He enlisted at Calgary with the 56th, and has a brother now sergeant up there. Ile was wounded on june 7th. Pet. Main is Well known to Many Brandon people and is Twenty two years of age and a single Man. Pet. H. W. Wallfield pet. Herbert w. Wallfield reported suffering from a Shell wound in the ankle lived in Brandon four years before the War and was a prominent member of the Manchester Unity of Odd Fellows. He was a Carpenter by Trade and worked for or. Crane. He was about forty years old and had a wife and two boys. They lived on nineteenth Street in Hundred Block now live in Winnipeg. The one his family a a a a a a a if it if it a a a a a a if it it it if if in it a if in it in it it it it if a a a a a a a a a a a if it it new York june Loudon correspondent of the Tribune cables a David Lloyd George is to succeed Earl Kitchener As Secretary of state for War. According to Avell authenticated reports current Here. It is understood however that Iii accepting the War Secretary ship Lloyd George will not entirely sever his relations with the ministry of munitions. A various successors have been suggested for bord Kitchener including lord Milner and colonel Winston Churchill. The latter returned from the front is again enjoying Premier Asquith s favor while his quarrel with lord Fisher Over responsibility for the Gallipoli disaster has been patched up and they Are again fast friends. A both lord Milner and or. Churchill As far As the Cabinet is concerned might be entrusted with the direction of the War office largely Civ duties a since the creation of the War Council Anil the turning Over of responsibility for the operations Iii the Fields to general Robertson chief of staff lord Kitchener a duties had become almost entirely civil and administrative a but unfortunately for or. Asquith the British Public demands As tile successor to lord Kitchener a a Man of equal calibre. The people will not be satisfied with the appointment of a Mere civilian or politician to the Post they have been accustomed to associate with the greatness of a. Of a a hence Premier Asquith As he did in the munitions crisis and in his recent situation Iii Ireland has had to turn to Lloyd George. He has been reluctant to do this for several reasons. A did recent months the relations Between the two men have been somewhat strained. The minister of munitions has frequently criticised Bri Tain s share in the conduct of the War. Iii addition he has been the Center whether of his own knowledge or not of an energetic intrigue conducted by Hie northcliffe press having for its object his Elevation to the premiership. A serious state of things was hinted at by several aldermen at City Council committee hiding on Friday night but no specific charge was made and the butchers of the City May rest for a while. It was alleged by one member that much of the meat being consumed in the City was of an unfit character tubercular cows being sold to butchers. Other aldermen said that this was a most serious state of affairs if Correct and it was decided to refer the matter to the health committee the chairman is to take up with or. Bolton the purchasing of an automobile for him to get around and make More frequent examinations of Slaughter houses and dairies. It was urged that or. Bolton had far too much work to do. The suggestion to get. A car for him was characterized by nearly everyone present As an excellent idea. The police in future Are to co operate with the health department by bringing people into court who sin against the health bylaws by placing refuse on Public lanes. It was stated that Winnipeg had started to skin the dead logs taken to the nuisance ground and sell the skins. The same procedure was thought desirable Here. It was decided to recommend that Iii future All Relief groceries be purchased by tender. This was done on the recommendation of the health officer. The Galbraith Mission report showed that 425 meals had been supplied daring May 125 Beds and nine Baths. A not very heavy on the Baths commented one Alderman. Several matters which entailed an expenditure of from fifty to que Hundred dollars were referred to the estimates. It was decided to pay half the Cost of the Syndicate Block fire inquiry which would be $37,24 from the City. Tile report is expected within a few Days. It was urged that the Council Send chief Melhuish to the annual convention of fire chiefs in Windsor out., because of the importance of his being in touch with the most modern fire fighting methods. Tile chief intimated that lie would take his holidays about that time. A motion to Pav his railway fare was left Over to the estimates. A letter from the . Regarding boys who persist in making themselves a nuisance at the first Street Bridge was referred to tile police committee. Brakeman and conductors have tried in vain to Check the Nuis auce but the boys climb Over the spans until they Are a positive menace. Tenders will be secured for painting railings at the cemetery. The chairman of the waterworks committee and the Engineer will take up with the Imperial Oil co the matter of laying a water main to their new premises on eighteenth Street North. Mayor Cater will take up with the . The matter of train service from the North to the City it being alleged that the recent change is not beneficial to tile City. 8and concerts the question of band concerts cropped up and was Laid Over until the estimates. It was pointed out that up to the present the weather had militated against band concerts but that probably a concert would be held of sunday night next. The City clerk and Market committee is to take up the question of auctioneers being allowed to monopolize the Market Square for sales and report to the Council it being thought that a fee should be paid for the continued use of the Square by the auction men. Several complaints about defective sidewalks were Laid Over for report by the Engineer. Or. R. Be. Rice had an account in for Stone for $206, and he owes the City Over $300. It was decided to apply the first account to the second and to Tell or. Rice he must go ahead at once with the improvements ordered at the Corner of ninth Street and Victoria Avenue. He had announcement this week asked an Extension of time for payment of his account which had been outstanding for some time at the time of the recent conscript two Gernan ships Tion crisis it was frequently rumoured that Lloyd George owing to his differences with Premier Asquith was on the Point of resigning a from the Cabinet. With sir Edward Carson it was declared he would head a party of opposition. Then m. Asquith Capit halted to conscription and tile break if any threatened w As averted a s. Torpedoed i Baltic Large Copenhagen june German ships were torpedoed in the Baltic last evening according to swedish fishermen who say they saw the vessels sink after a violent cannonade

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