Brandon Weekly Sun in Brandon, Manitoba
24 Jun 1915

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24 Jun 1915

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Brandon Weekly Sun (Newspaper) - June 24, 1915, Brandon, Manitoba A be Vav. A a vols up a. A a a pfc est Vcci. I a a of t a representative audience _ 1 thoroughly enjoyed the a music and address song Birds or i Good voice sir Jas. Aikins makes stir Appeal to All Cit Isene help of All needed mayor Cater pays tribute to services rendered by i sir James i the patriotic concert monday night was the musical event of the season and Brandon patriots and music lovers were pleased with the affair. A Large audience gathered at the armory and enjoyed to the full the program Wirich was varied enough to suit All a tastes. The daughters of the Empire and the red Cross have to thank sir James and lady Aikins and the talented musicians from Winnipeg for a generous contribution to their funds and for an evening of rare enjoyment. Not Only did Ttye audience thoroughly enjoy the affair but sir James himself seemed to be pleased with the Happy result of his untiring efforts. Mayor Cater in introducing sir James Aikins paid High tribute to Brandon s representative in the commons and expressed his opinion that the City had never been better served nor had any representative Ever kept in such dose touch with the needs of the constituency. That sir James lived up to the highest qualification of Good citizenship that of serving was his firm opinion. The patriotic funds of the laughters of the Empire and the red Cross would tonight said the mayor reap the Benefit of some of his services. In a few words sir James Aikins gracefully withdrew from the proffered thanks and declared them of be due the artists from Winnipeg who had so kindly accompanied him. Mrs. C. C. Hearn on behalf of the Brandon chapter i.o.d.e., and its. F j. Clark president of the red Cross society tendered a formal vote of thanks to sir James and lady Aikins and Winnipeg Artistes. If thanks or it it it a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a sir James Aikins and lady Aikins on their own behalf and on behalf of their guests wish to express to the mayor and City Council of Brandon the ladies of the red society and daughters of the Empire and the citizens of Brandon their very deep appreciation of All the kindness and Courtesy which made their visit to Brandon so delightful and of the magnificent response to their efforts. They were especially glad to have had the Opportunity of greeting so Many of their friends at the reception monday afternoon and take this Means of thanking the ladies and gentlemen who so kindly called to see them. sir James address that every Man and woman in Canada should do their part towards the great Victory Over the germans that is coming was the plea of sir James Aikins in an impassioned address. That the Victory of right that the cause of Freedom for which canadians were battling so gallantly on the bloody battlefields of Europe should Triumph in such a fashion that they would never again be questioned was his Ideal and he strove manfully to arouse his hearers to a knowledge that this achievement would require the assistance of All those that stay at Home As Well As those serving in the army. The difference in the German Ideal and that of the British Empire was forcefully illustrated. The German emperor in his arrogance declared he placed the Crown on his own head and relied on his army and god. The Long Range shells drop into Dunkirk kill few civilians French statement is that German attacks Are repulsed gains in Lorraine Paris june 22. A the French War office this afternoon gave out a statement of hostilities which read As follows a the seaport of Dunkirk was bombarded last night by a piece of Long Range artillery. Fourteen shells were thrown and some persons belonging to the civil population killed. South West of st. George the announcement says that belgian troops occupied a German Trench. North of Arras violent German attacks were repulsed everywhere except at one Point South East of so Chez where the enemy gained a footing in a Section of s Trench. A elsewhere Sll the German attacks were driven Back with heavy kisses. In Lorraine the French gained More ground and continued to make Progress. In the Valley of the Fecht they made Progress and East mired prisoners and machine guns. Army was at the foundation of the institutions of the German Empire and it represented hate cruelty covetousness and Many things vile. The British Empire on the other hand has always stood for Freedom of the individual and the integrity or the smaller states. The army is an army of citizen soldiery and the Fleet Well it still rules the Waves and ensures the Freedom of the seas while the German Fleet lurks behind the fortresses of the Kiel canal. The germans in their hate asked god to punish England. Who is to punish Germany for the atrocities committed the bombardment of undefended coast towns the killing of women and children and their use of the poisonous Gas in warfare asked sir James. The heroism of the boys of the 8th battalion was exalted the Brandon Winnipeg and boys from the West when they maintained the highest the motherland arid suffering the terrible gases repealed the Advance of the German arms in the Battle of Langue March and held the British line intact though Well nigh decimated. Canada stands out As the upholders of everything that is right and the defenders of National righteousness declared sir James. Beautiful Floral bouquets were presented to the Winnipeg Artistes by members of the girl guides who acted As Ushers and who also sold the or Abroms. Those making the presentations were misses Barbara Mac Donnell Kitty Schwartz Augustus Elkins and Helen Clement opt by Bdl ont., june 22.�?Hon. Louis be Retery of state has his resignation in the hands of Premier Borden. He will be succeeded by al l. Patenode member of the Quebec legislature who will be sworn in ibis week As Secretary of state or minister of Inland Revenue. If the latter Hon. P. L. Bpm Dan will go to the 8tele department. To Guada a trial of inn my units i i Kiti cams to Ottavi col. Clark was in the City monday from Sewell. He reports that fifty of the one Hundred and fifty recruits required for the 45th battalion have been secured and that everything at the Camp is going along splendidly. The military enquiry into the death of the aus than Andrew graph to is being conducted by major Matheson and other medical in hut no report will be Given out until it has been sent to Ottawa. The report will be of a very formal nature dealing with the attempted escape of the dead Man and the shooting by the sentry. Col. Clark says he has heard nothing further about taking the interned aliens out to a Camp at the East end of the City but he has recently submitted further plans to the authorities at Ottawa. 1 time r0u1unia hearing i i Brink of conflict Bulgaria also Likely to enter the War and operate against Turkey difficulties diminish program Ocanada c. Lavallee a mrs. Army Tage. Nonsense songs from Alice in won Derland Lehmann a Alice miss Winona Lightcap the Duchess miss Idell Robinson the youth or. Habbeshaw father William or. F. H. Hughes. A a i hear a thursh at even cad Man a the s such a Little fellow William Richmont encore knitting mrs. Army age. Cello Solo a a Romance a Fischer encore songs my Mother taught me Dvorak a miss Edwina Hig Ginson. Child songs a Juliette a a the Kitty a when daddy was a Little boy brain amp re encore a the Goose step a miss Winona Lightcap. A a Garden song William Mont Ltd a a until Quot Wilfrid Sanderson encore a still the boys come Home a miss Idell Robinson. A my dear heart Lewis a or. Hab Beshaw. Solo a a perfect Day Carrie Jacobs Bond encore a songs of the to the Riande a mrs. Army age. Duet a two Jolly beggars Lane Wilson encore a Tenor and baritone a a or. Ryan and or. Hughes. A god save the de Wei soon of car rebel site iced to a git years 01 goal must also pay Fine of $10,000-finding of the court on treason charges Bloemfontein South Africa june 22�?sentence of a i Yea a a Imp food ment and dts of �0,000 was Topia de today on general Christian de wet. One of the Leader of the sooth african rebellion against the British government a a a a a a yet enter of tree on on al it counts. Paris june 22.�?the negotiations Between Roumania and the allies looking toward Roumani amp is Entrance upon the War appear to be near conclusion. Russia s opposition to Rou mania s Possession of Zemowitz capital of Bukovina in Case of it Success of the triple entente allies according to the news reaching Paris virtually has been abandoned and but one difficulty remains. That is Serbia s desire to possess the narrow Triangle in Hungary opposite Belgrade including Pansova As a Protection for the serbian capital. On the other hand Roumania is said to claim that with Semlin in serbian hips As has been proposed Belgrade needs no artificial Ultra danubian bulwark and insists on the Danube Theiss Maros and Pruth Rivers As her new frontiers in the existing Austro hungarian territory. Realizing the present difficulties of Russia and the value of immediate assistance by Roumania it is said that Roumania is satisfied to await the result of the pressure of the allies on Serbia before she makes a move. Roumania s situation is considered Here As particularly Strong in View of the admitted arrangement with Bulgaria under which Bulgaria would be bound to enter the War with Roumania and operate against constantinople. Be arcing Misti Katimi a dynamite outrages Ottawa june 22 a the dynamite outrages at Windsor and at Walker Ville will be the subject of a searching investigation by the military authorities and by the attorney general of Ontario. A redemption of world by shells says thes London paper urges that Ammu i nation is great need at front London june 22�?the times this morning prints a despatch Lorn a correspondent in Eastern France who asserts that if the French troops Are to drive Home their offensive in overwhelming Force Ibey must use a tremendously increased bulk of ammunition. The same lesson comes for England from the woe vre front he Points out a life the Retreat of the russian armies in Galicia hammers it Home again. The correspondent says the Dally output of shells certainly is much buyer than it was four months ago and that it to possible a Reserve Supply of ammunition is built up much More rapidly apparent at the front hut How what we have come to to the tuba of Hie world of Calcutta tuesday May 15. A the full Story of a carefully arranged Effort to effect a revolution in Brit toil India hatched it is skid in California has been revealed in detail in court proceedings under the new defence of India act at Lahore. Eighty one persons were named in the indict ment charged with a conspiracy to wage War against his majesty and to overthrow by Force the lawful government of the attempt at revolution was launched according to witnesses at a meeting of 6,000 East indians at Sacramento cat in August 1914. A it was thought a declared one witness who was present at this meeting a that As a great War had broken out in Europe and troops from Indian were serving in this War it was a Good Chance for East indians to demand their rights and if necessary to use the witness was one of a party of seventy indians Upo left san fran Cisco on August 29th, for Hong Hong in route for India the Sacramento meeting was one of Many held in America after the failure of the attempt of Gurdit Singh to obtain the entry of 400 Indian labourers into Vancouver contrary to Law and their return to the East. Har Dayal once an Oxford student who lived for Many years in san Francisco and is said to he now in Switzerland was mentioned in the testimony. One of the accused who turned state s evidence testified that he was working As a mechanical Engineer in st John n.b., with other indians and that Par Dayal at their suggestion went to st. John and Pofitu Retto his fellow indians of a Liberty and Equality and collected Money to Start a revolutionary paper called the Gahr. Following the arrival at Hong Kong of the party of indians which sailed from san Francisco on August 2th, parties of indians went to various ports of the far East with a. View of seditious propaganda among the indians. They were Active among the Indian sepoy stationed at Hong Kong and they instigated the nearly successful Mutiny at Singapore on february 15th. The leaders obtained considerable assistance it was testified from German sources. The witness gave details of the activity of the ringleaders after reaching the Punjab and of efforts to seduce the Indian troops in Lahore umbrella Meerut and other Cantonment. A general rising in the Punjab the United provinces and the Northwest Frontier province was set for february 21st, one of its features being an attack on the Lahore Cantonment Arsenal. Emissaries were sent in All directions a week in Advance but on february 19th suspicion fell on one Kirpal Singh who had arranged to go and excite the troops at main Mir. A party of the conspirators was surrounded at a House in Lahore and the conspiracy was frustrated. Mum from i my submarine of jumlst8 to Infine North of Ken aids head eleven members of Hie Crew were saved. Thirteen Are As yet used for. Flub in Chis a i v Titan com rat s 1 office to be formed Premier no Power is to j june 22. A Premier oui Mur nun oreo Mem. 5 i a Quot Winnipeg june 22.�?Premier Norris announced today after a meeting of the Cabinet Council that the Cabinet had decided to take Steps to have the Powers of the present Royal commission extended so that it would be possible for this body to make a Complete and searching investigation of matters concerned in the charges made before the commission yesterday by c. P. Fullerton. French land Bluejacket Washington d.c., june 22. A the French Cruiser Descartes has landed Blu jackets at Cape a amp Scien As a precautionary measure to safeguard lives and property after the capture of the City by the government forces state department advices from port att Prince today report. No american forces have been landed so far As is known. Body of ai&ms80f Langevin Laid t0 rest in st. Boniface Lieut gov. Cameron Premier Norria and members at Cabinet attend final services be followed by a referendum on the question of the prohibition of the Sale of liquor. The dim Watjen asked for prohibition As a War measure to be repealed after the War Only by referendum. The Premier replied that the government had no authority to enact Juoh legislation at the present time. The government he said wanted to a ascertain it the people wanted them to hold office before they enabled important legislation. As soon it they found this out if they still had the authority the whole Temperance question would be dealt with As outlined in the Liberal platform by submitting the question to a referendum of the electors. The members of the deputation look to the Premier s remarks to mean that there would be a Yery Early Appeal to the country. A i Alimi pins ii adv i a a of Iasi Usu i Active 1 Straits i 1 attack us West belief grows that general attack h on Dardanelles passages is about to be made furious fighting last wed edit the allies re i pulsed a turkish attack and captured 700 prisoners Winnipeg june 22.�?the body of the late archbishop Langevin was Laid to rest this morning in the crypt of the Cathedral of st. Boniface archbishop Bruches was the celebrant of the last service and Bishop Mathieu of Regina pronounced the funeral oration in French while Bishop Mcnally of Calgary performed a similar serve in English. Chief mourners were Bishop Beliveau administrator of the diocese of st. Boniface and Rev. For. Langevin Rector of the Parish of hoche Laga Montreal a brother of the dead prelate. The Cathedral was filled with members of the Catholic Faith from Winnipeg and st. Boniface and hundreds stood outside. Men prominent in Public and official life of the province attended in Large numbers these including . Sir Douglas Cameron Premier Norris Cabinet ministers and former ministers members of the judiciary and officials of Winnipeg st. Boniface other Manitoba municipalities. A Paris june 22 a although opera-1 it ions on the Gallipoli Peninsula have assumed of late the aspect of siege i warfare local attacks and counterattacks continue says an Athens despatch. Fighting was particularly in a a tense last wednesday when Hie al lies repulsed a Turk attack and also a took 700 prisoners. A great activity to noted in the al jilted Fleet for the past few Days Lead-1 Ling to the belief that a Gener amp to stack on the Straits to imminent a. A a and would make peace with Belgium and Serbia Scott s ship now freighter explorer Scott s vessel at new York As a freight Carrier new York june 22. A the auxiliary British bark discovery in which the late capt. Scott r.n., the South Polar explorer made one voyage to the Antarctic Ocean has arrived Here from Dartmouth via Halifax. The discovery has been Laid up for four years at London. The shortage of tonnage due to the War brought her out As a freight Carrier. She has been chartered to n. H. Bacon. Germans claw a a rays take a Imoto for Myers Simi june 22. A Tbs prisoners taken by the German and Austro hungarian armies up to june 14th totalled 1,610,000, according to the bavarian Staats Zeitung. The newspaper this total is divided As follows russians. A. 1,240,000. French flt a my a pm 4 a m Athens june 22. A Germany and Austria have offered to make a separate peace with Belgium and Serbia according to the newspaper messenger. This newspaper says that the germans have offered to evacuate i Belgium and Purchase the belgian Congo possessions on condition that the troops of the allies shall not be allowed to Cross belgian soil. To Serbia the offer of Bosnia and a port on the Adriatic has been made. A Phenomena �4 this Yaw growing according to or. J. the editor of Tho Canadian Ermann and Parmer with tera at a tastes. Prelude wheat a �1 nay variety waa headed out on a june eighteenth which cannot be re b called in any year previous in re a aril to any Hind of wheat by the old j eat of old timer. This event was Given great publicity by the Sun. Or. A Fig Duthie called at the san office monday h evening and explained that he was on h a trip along with other member of the Manitoba agricultural College i staff to educate the Rural people in Lejb agricultural matters generally. Herner the famous poultry expert. A not unknown to Brandon people and by prof. Lee from the physics depart m ment of the College also miss Black h from the Domestic science Denari m ment Are included in the Narv 111 which to touring the province. Last tuesday they began by a meeting at Jfe Miniota followed by one the same evening at Crandall. From there the party went to Oakner and xon to st. David s. Harding was the next place in the Itonery Lenore the next end Rivers the last before a visit to Brandon. While Here the party went to the experimental form and it was there that or. Duthie came across what he termed a Phenomena. Hwe were a amazed at the plots of prelude wheat a he says it to extraordinary a he continued a and we spent some time to inspect it thoroughly. Or. Geo. Bathe editor of Hie nor West Farmer to with us and he considers it simply wonderful. It to probably the earliest of All cheats that will be known Here for Many in addition to the. Prelude wheat or. Duthie had with him amp Sample of the Stool of red Fife wheat which was two feet ten inches in length on an average tits is also most extraordinary says or. Duthie but there is just one feature which May cause anxiety. The feature is that when the Grain is about to Ripen it might pm a Ion Day sports i Industrial school grounds to be Good not be quite Strong enough to withstand a violent windstorm otherwise Are not Good for postage Ottawa june 22.�?while the one and two cent postage Stamps upon which the words War tax have been impressed May be accepted for the prepayment of postage and May also be used for the payment of War duties in All cases this does not apply to such War Stamps of higher denominations according to a notice sent out by the Post office department. No Portage Stamps of higher denomination than one and Tiro cents upon which the words a War tax have been impressed May thus be accepted As postage nor any Inland Revenue War tax stamp of any nomination whatsoever. Turkish Sultan is ill Berlin june 22. A professor Jas. Adolf Israel th4 the citizens of Brandon will have an Opportunity of participating in a real picnic on july 1st. The proceeds of the Day go to augment the local red Cross fund. The committee in charge of the program consists of representatives from the red Cross society experimental farm and Industrial school. A big program of sports will be held consisting of half mile race 100 Yards dash jumping putting shot bicycle race tug of War baseball football and Many other events. In the evening an open air entertainment will be Given mid sapper served on the grounds. Refreshments to be had All through the Day. Plan to visit the experimental farm and Industrial school on july 1st a Good program a patriotic motive and local environment. Muller German spy to die. A London june 22.�?herr Muller the convicted German spy who was arrested with Anton Kuepferle must die. His Appeal was do missed a record result in threshed Grain will be established. One feature of this Field is the demonstration it gives of the wonderful value of the fertilising Powers of Clover. Clover had been sown last year on the Field and or. Duthie holds that no better antecedent to wheat can be found. While the party which travels by train and Auto alternately was at Kenton they were entertained at an alfresco Tea at which they addressed a crowd of Over two Hundred and fifty people. Every meeting they held was most successful and the benefits arising from the trip will be inestimable. Miss Black talks on the values of meats and the Best manner of obtaining the most nutritious qualities in the fullest extent. She also gives her hearers a Clear idea of what will substitute for meat prof. Herner deals with the poultry items and or. Duthie tells of Fob Best kinds of Grain to be sown on the various kinds of soil to be found in Manitoba. 6rders for Patriot to song Crystal City Man., june 22.�?prof. John Horrocks of this town has received a Large order for his patriotic song entitled a Call to arms words and music from the Winnipeg Industrial Bureau to be used during patriotic week in Winnipeg by military bands Aud noted singers. -�?o�1. A. Thursday june 24, 1915. W i wheat no. I Northern. 1.03 wheat no. 2 Northern wheat no. 2 Northern feed Oats. Muing Oats. Feed Barley Bailey nto. T a \ a a a a # a a potatoes a a # a a a a. A a. A a a a a a a a �T�.#. S a a a a a i beef dressed a a Jav pkg wt�hh90ck a # veal he a #. A my a a 0 9 a a s. V off it a a a a a e a # e %

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