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 Patriotic i resigns Secretary of state. L. Patenaude member of the Quebec legislature to enter the Cabinet a representative audience thoroughly enjoyed the music and address song Birds in Good voice sir Jas. Aikins makes stirring Appeal to All citizens help of All needed mayor Cater pays tribute to services rendered by sir James 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 which was varied enough to suit All tastes. The daughters of the Empire and the lied Cross have to thank sir Lames 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 tip audience thoroughly enjoy the affair hut 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 a representative in the commons and expressed his opinion that the City had never been better served nor had any representative Ever kept in such close 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. Tile patriotic funds of tile daughters of the Empire and the red Cross would tonight said the mayor reap Ilie Benefit of some of his services. In a few words sir James Aikins gracefully withdrew from the proffered thanks and declared them to he due the artists from Winnipeg who had so kindly accompanied him. Mrs. C. C. I learn on behalf of the Brandon chapter i.o.d.e., and its. F. J. Clark president of the red loss society tendered a formal vote of thanks to sir James and lady Aikins and Winnipeg Artistes. 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 he 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. Thelong 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. Forum eau shells were thrown and some persons belonging to the civil population 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 a Trench. Elsewhere All the German attacks were driven Hack with heavy losses. In in Gerraine the Trench gained More ground and continued to make Progress. In the Valley of the freest they made Progress and captured prisoners and machine guns. Thanks it it it a sir James Aikins and lady a a Aikins on their own behalf a and on behalf of their guests a a wish to express to the mayor a a and City Council of Brandon a a the ladies of the red Cross a a society and daughters of the a a Empire and the citizens of a a Brandon their very deep apr a pre ovation of All the kindness a a and Courtesy which made a a their visit to Brandon so de a a rightful and of the Magnifico a cent response to their efforts. A a they were especially glad to a a have had the Opportunity of a in greeting so Many of their a a friends at the reception Mon a a Day afternoon and take this a a Means of thanking the ladies a a and gentlemen who so kindly a a t ailed to see them. A Ottawa ont., june 22.�?Hon. Louis Coderre Secretary of state has placed his resignation in the hands of Premier Borden. He will in succeeded by e. L. Patenaude member of the Quebec legislature who will be Swonie in this week As Secretary of state or minister of Inland Revenue. If the latter Hon. P. L. Blon Din will go to the state department. 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 Lias always stood for Freedom of the individual and the integrity or Tho 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 Hays from the West when they maintained the highest traditions of the motherland and suffering the terrible gases repelled 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 w to also sold the or Abroms. Those making the presentations were misses Barbara Mac Donnell Kitty Schwartz Augustus Elkins and Helen Clement. Program Ocanada c. Lavallee a mrs. Army Tage. Nonsense songs from Alice in wonderland Lehmann a Alice miss Winona Lightcap the Duchess miss Adell Robinson the youth or. Habbeshaw father William or. F. H. Hughes. La a i hear a thursh at even c adman a a he a such a Little fellow William Richmont encore knitting mrs. Arm it age. Cello Solo a a Romance a Fischer encore songs my Kotlier taught me Dvorak a miss Edwina Higginson. Child songs a Juliette a a the Kitty a a when daddy was a Little boy Quot Brainard encore a the Goose step a ass Winona Lightcap. La a Garden song William Richmont b a a until Wilfrid Sanderson encore a till the Bons come Home a miss Dell Robinson. A my dear heart let Ewis or. Habbeshaw. Solo. A a perfect Day Carrie Jacobs Bond encore a songs of the motherland 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 wet sooth african rebel sentenced to eight years in Goa must also pay Fine of $10,000-finding of the court on treason charges Bloemfontein South Africa june 22 sentence of six years imprisonment and Fine of $10,000 was imposed today on general Christian de wet. One of the leaders of the South african rebellion against the British government. He Wras found guilty yesterday of treason on eight on graphics death goes to Ottawa 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 austrian Andrew graph to is being conducted by major Matheson and other medical men but no report will he Given out until it has been sent to Ottawa. The Reid Ort will he 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 nearing Brink of conflict Bulgaria also Likely to enter the War and operate against Turkey difficulties diminish Paris june 22.�?the negotiations Between Roumania and the allies looking toward Roumania a Entrance upon the War appear to he near conclusion. Russians opposition to Rou a Iania a Possession of Zernov Vita capital of Bukowy Ina in Case of the Success of the triple entente allies according to the news reaching Paris virtually has been abandoned and hut one difficulty remains. That is Serbia a 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 hands 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 a situation is considered Here As particularly Strong in View of the admitted arrangement with Bulgaria under which Bulgaria would be hound to enter the War with Roumania and operate against investigation in dynamite outrages Ottawa. June 22 a the dynamite outrages at Windsor and at Walkerville will he the subject of a searching investigation by the military authorities and by the attorney general of Ontario. 44redemption of world by shells says times London paper urges that ammunition is great need at front London june 22�?the time this morning prints a despatch from a correspondent in Eastern France who asserts that if Tho i Ench troops Are to drive Homo to Lief offensive in overwhelming Force they must use a tremendously increased bulk of ammunition. The same lesson comes for England from the woe vre front he Points out while the Retreat of the russian armies in Galicia hammers it Home again. The correspondent says the daily output of shells certainly is much larger than it was four months ago and that it is possible a Reserve Supply of ammunition is being built up much More rapidly than is apparent at the front but he adds. A what we have come to is the red Emp Hon of the world by plot born in United states after War began Indus hatched revolution after failure to obtain Entrance to Canada at Vancouver trial of ringleader thought War was a Good time to overthrow Rule of British a conspiracy frustrated Calcutta tuesday May 15. A the full Story of a carefully arranged Effort to effect a revolution in British India hatched it is said 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 indictment. Charged with a 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 Al a meeting of 6,000 East indians at Sacramento cal., in August 1014. 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 w Ere serving in this w a 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 Odio left san Francisco on August 20th, 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. Mar Bayal once an Oxford student who lived for Many years in san Francisco and is said to he now Iii Switzerland was mentioned in the testimony. One of the accused who turned states evidence testified that he was working As a mechanical Engineer in St. John n.b., with other indians and that mar Days i at their suggestion went to St. John ind Phi u red n nieces to his fellow indians on 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 29th, parties of indians went to various ports of the far East with a View of seditious propaganda among the indians. They w Ere 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 we As set for february 21st, one of its features being an attack on the Lahore Cantonment Arsenal. Emissaries were sent in a1 directions a week in Advance hut 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 w As surrounded at a House in Lahore and the conspiracy w As frustrated. Scott a ship now freighter explorer Scott a vessel at new York As a freight Carrier new York june 22. A the auxiliary British bark discovery in w hich 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 x. H. Baco Steamer sunk that sailed from Montreal thirteen members of Crew of the Carisbrooke Likely drowned London. June 22 a the British Steamer Carisbrook. 2352 tons of Glasgow from Montreal for Feith. Scotland was sunk by gunfire from a German submarine on june 21st, forty in files North of i Nairda a head. Eleven members of the Crew were saved. Thirteen Are As yet unaccounted refuses liquor legislation till the election is Over Fullerton charges in trafficking for office to be probe Premier Norris announces that Power is to be Given Royal commission to investigate 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 Blu jackets Washington d.c., june 22. A the French Cruiser Descartes has landed Blu jackets at Cape Hay Hen As a precautionary measure to safeguard lives and property after the capture of the City by the government forces state department advices from port a Prince today report. No american forces have been landed so far As is known. Declares they have no authority Early election looked for by deputation Winnipeg. June 22. A Premier nor Ris received about four Hundred members of the Manitoba methodist conference at the parliament buildings this morning and answering their spokesman intimated that the provincial election would he followed by a referendum on the question of the prohibition of the Sale of liquor. The deputation asked for prohibition As a War measure to he repealed after the War Only by referendum. The Premier replied that the government had no authority to enact such legislation at the present time. The government he said wanted to ascertain if the people wanted them to hold office before they enacted important legislation. As soon As they found this out. If they still had the authority the whole Temperance question would be dealt w Ith As outlined Iii the Liberal platform by submitting the question to a referendum of the electors. The members of the deputation look to the premieres remarks to mean that there would he a very Early Appeal to the out of prelude wheat Hakes a record experts greatly interested in the wheat in head at Brandon experimental farm wheat growing rapidly body of archbishop Langevin Laid to rest in St. Bonifac Lieut gov. Cameron Premier Norris and members of Cabinet attend final services Winnipeg june 22.�?the body of the late archbishop Angevin was Laid to rest this morning in the crypt of the Cathedra 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 and other Manitoba Fleet very Active in Straits attack imminent belief grows that general attack on Dardanelles passages is about to be made would make peace with Belgium and Serbia 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 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 claim they have taken 1,610,000 prisoners Berlin june 22. A the 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 says this total is divided As follows russians 1,240,000french. 255.000 English. 24,000 belgian. 41,000 serbian. 50,000all War tax Stamps Are not Good for postage Ottawa june -22.�?while the one and two cent postage Stamps upon which the words a War tax have been impressed May be accepted for the prepayment of postage and May also he 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 postage Stamps of higher denomination than one and two 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 denomination whatsoever. Furious fighting last wednesday the allies repulsed a turkish attack and captured 700 prisoners Paris june 22 a although operations on the Gallipoli Peninsula have assumed of late the aspect of siege warfare local attacks and counterattacks continue says an Athens despatch. Fighting was particularly intense last wednesday when the allies repulsed a Turk attack and also took 700 prisoners. Great activity is noted in the Allied Fleet for the past few Days leading to the belief that a general attack on the Straits is Day sports Industrial school grounds to be Good 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 he held consisting of half mile race 160 Yards dash jumping putting shot bicycle race tug of War baseball football and Many other events. In the evening an open air entertainment will he Given and supper served on the grounds. Refreshments to he 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. London june 22.�?herr Muller the convicted German spy who was arrested with Anton Kuepferle must die. His Appeal w As dismissed fertilizing Power of Clover exalted experts Are touring and addressing banners a Phenomena has been established this year in the matter of wheat growing according to or. J. D. Duthie editor of the Canadian thresh Erman and Farmer with Headquarters at Winnipeg. Prelude wheal a Ney variety was headed out on june eighteenth which cannot he recalled in any year previous Iii regard to any kind of wheat by the oldest of old timers this event was Given great publicity by tin Sun. Or. Duthie called at the Sun office monday evening and explained that he was on a i rip along with other members of the Manitoba agricultural College staff to educate the Rural people in agricultural matters generally. Prof Horner the famous poultry expert not unknown to Brandon people and prof. Lee. From the physics department of the College also miss Black from the Domestic science department Are included in the party which is touring the province. Last tuesday they began by a meeting at minimal followed by one the same evening at Crandall. From there the party w ent to Oakner and on to St. David a. Harding was the next place in the Itonery Beno re the next and Rivers the last before a visit to Brandon. While Here the party went to the experimental farm and it was there that or. Duthie came across what to termed a Phenomena. A we were All amazed at the plots of prelude wheat Quot he says. A it is he continued a and we spent some time to inspect it thoroughly. Or. Geo. Batho editor of the nor West Farmer is with us and he considers it simply wonderful. It is probably the earliest of All cheats that will be known Here for Many la addition to the prelude wheat or. Duthie had with him a Sample of the Stool of red Fife wheat which w As two feet ten inches in length on an average. This is also most extraordinary. Says or. Duthie but there is just one feature which May cause anxiety. This feature is that when the Grain is about to Ripen it might not he quite Strong enough to withstand a violent windstorm otherwise 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 this Field and or. Duthie holds that no better antecedent to wheat can he found. While the party w hich travels by train and Auto alternately was at Kenton they w Ere 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 Hest 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. Hellier deals with the poultry items and or. Duthie tells of the Best kinds of Grain to he sown on the various kinds of soil to be found in Manitoba. Orders for patriotic 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 he used during patriotic week in Winnipeg by military bands and noted singers. Turkish Sultan is ill Berlin june 22. A professor Jas. Adolf Israel the widely known German specialist is at the bedside of Sultan Mehemed at constantinople according to the Tage Blatt. The nature of the turkish rulers ailment has not been disclosed. The Brandon markets thursday june 24, 1915. Wheat no. I Northern$1.03 wheat no. 2 Northern. Loo wheat no. 3 Northern. Of feed Oats. A .56 milling Oats.55 feed barley.60 Barley no. 3.70 potatoes.75 beef dressed. La pork Dressell veal Chicken dressed per la. To geese per la. To ducks dressed per lb15 turkeys dressed per la. 18 eggs new Laid per doz20 butter per to. 20 Hay baled per ton.r.$12 to $14. A i 1 Quot 1

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