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Brandon Weekly Sun (Newspaper) - September 2, 1909, Brandon, Manitoba Stickers want the very highest wages some refuse four dollars a Day threshing is general i armers at Many Points calling for cars Farmers Are experiencing great Clif file Ilij in getting men for stacking. On monday a number of harvesters in he City were refusing $4.00 a Day and some were asking As High it a Day for this work. As threshing is now general ail Over this District and the railways Are getting requests for cars from Many Points tributary to Brandon. Quite a number of the Eastern harvesters who took jobs with Farmers in this locality have returned to the City from time to time loudly complaining of not getting satisfactory food. One Man who Wras with a Farmer South quit work lie says because the Farmer was Givin nothing but bread Aud butter and cucumbers at each meal. A Farmer hired three men hero the other Day Ami took them Home with him. At the end of half a Day s work two of the men disappeared. The Fanner came to town and hired two More men and whoa he got Home he found that the Man he had left working had to gone1. May Farmers complain about having similar experience the shifty harvesters giving them much annoyance. The William v v successful huh yesterday presen tat per Tan r. U. Held a be \ he a Carberry Transfer thrown from Rig or. Andrew Kidd Brandon Farmer. Was the Well known victim of a % a Tern to % Gat h us a items w Ere % %. Among them being the a Good in everal in it. Chief ing of granted so Mew hat serious Accident a ing while driving along Rosser signs of Prosperity a in fiscal returns committees and making is Vav if w. Shaw Secretary of the municipality of Cornwallis has one of the finest crops Iii this District on summer fallow. The wheat is Cut and is now being stacked. It looks like a yield of thirty bushels to the acre. C. S. Touch Burn the Alexander druggist who la a big Farmer in that District says threshing is general there and the yield is quite up to expectations. For the big Sale of won in a. During the last week of sew Ems my or. The educational portion of the program was most interesting and in St motive the topic being a the Ren lion of alcoholism to tuberculosis. The next meeting will to get held on september 13th at the Home of mrs or Dickson. 342 eighth Street. _ August has averaged a warm month reports from some districts state that considerable wheat was. Cut too Green and has become greatly shrunken and discoloured. In a few districts it is reported that the windstorm of lust Friday shelled out some of Tho wheat to badly that there will be a loss of Twenty five per cent or More. Maximum temperature was very rarely below 80 degrees Middle of month was warm Brandon Industry has made wonderful strides Western Canada flour Mills product now known from Coe St to coast a big improvements this year company s elevator among the several industries at this growing City none perhaps has made greater or More remarkable Progress than the Western Canada Flo r j Mills co. This company which by the Way first saw the Light of Day in Brandon has grown to be one of the largest milling companies Iii the Dominion. One can travel from Coart to coast and the brands of a a purity and a Throe Start Are household words. No expense has been spared to equip the company s several Mills with the latest machinery known to tile milling world. A visit to the company a Brandon Mills will Niware this statement. While there everyone is struck with the cleanliness of the Plant everything is pure whits and the Mill runs like a Large clock. It is Little wonder that purity flour is so popular made from nothing but the choicest wheat ground by the latest machinery and with the thorough meaning system for wheat and Mill. The company s elevator a has been remodelled with an addition built for a cleaning House a Power shovel adder also the latest wheat dump known for unloading direct from tin farm s Wagon a convenience which All Farmers will appreciate. A one Hundred feet addition has been built on the warehouse also an addition on the boiler House for with the company s increasing business it was found necessary to put in an additional boiler and Force draft with engine attached also water purifier for use of boilers. Elevator b was remodelled his summer and now elevator c is to undergo a thorough overhauling with All the latest improvements Addel. The whole Plant has been painted with the company a purity sign which has Giten it a very smart appearance this company believes in spending Money at Home and All material and everything that can be bought right Here in Brandon. The company has just added one of the Best modern stables in the West with accommodation for ten horses with Box stalls and All sanitary arrangements necessary for an up to Date stable. Work on the new Church goes ahead Corner Stone of Victoria Avenue methodist Church to be Laid within three w weeks tin work of excavating for the in w Victoria Avenue methodist Church was completed today and the first of the Concrete for the basement Laid. Tile work will now go ahead Villi All possible Speed and in All probability will be far enough advanced Iii about i Bree weeks time to permit of the Corner Stone being Laid. Al a meeting of the trustee Board to be held this evening the Date upon which the ceremony will take place will be chosen. Another matter to be decided will by in connection Villi the Art Glass for the windows. Obituary. Or. And mrs. High Guson. 862 seventh Street mourn the loss of their infant son Albert Charles who passed away at their residence last evening. The deceased s illness was of Short duration the immediate cause of death being convulsions. He deceased was one of twins William Ralph surviving. The death of Ernest Harrison aged 2b years occurred Iii the City on Sui Day. The deceased was a resident of Wawanesa where he was a member of the Wawanesa band. He was highly respected and most popular and his demise has Case a gloom Over the whole District. The remains were shipped this moaning by Campbell amp a Campbell Over tin . To Wawanesa for Inlet ment. The funeral will take place this afternoon to the Wawanesa Cern Dory under the direction of the City band. The Brandon markets wheat no. I Northern no. 2 Northern no. 3 Northern oat. Barley. A a a potato be. Caole live weight. Hog. Beef dressed per la pork Lier the. Veal per la. Is St is 28 30 .85 3 a a Jan 1 t 64to 2% the past month has been considered by Many one the hottest months experienced in the West for a number of years. And this is fully borne out by the records kept at the expel Inetal farm. During the month Vvs Uch closes today the thermometer has on ail average registered nearly 80 degrees every Day. For a week or ten Days in the Middle of the month Hie thermometer registered a maximum temperature average around 85 degrees. The following Are the maximum a i minimum temperatures registered each Day aug. Max. Min. 1844 51 a 2ss 62 3 is 52 484 491$ 5.St 59 4 676 614 7. 66.9 46cv 8 la 42 9 to 50 to. .82 60 to is 4 it 1 291 61 1 3874 61 14904 57 1589 54 1-6. 794 53 17 80 58 1887 45 1977 43 20954 46 2182 51 2282 40 2390 63 25 79 45 2778 4 56 2863. 4 41 29784 304 30 70.9 41 Ball teams lose Money License commissioners meet and raise Little objection to Transfer at Carberry a Rivers before Board today deficits in All towns in Western Canada league Brandon last trip West very unprofitable Chicken dressed per ducks dressed per la. Dense a a a a a a a a a a a a turkeys dressed per la butter Perth fugs per dozen lib to 15 16 log it Ria per urn. 20 a Tea in the Brandon baseball team will return from the West to Winnipeg where they will Clos it the season with six games with the maroons. The games will be played at River Park the Winnipeg club falling to come to terms with the Happy land management. The bran dons Western t rip has not been a profitable one the games Seldom realizing More than the guarantee of forty dollars and in Many cases the entire Gate receipts did not exceed that sum. According to reports All the clubs West of Winnipeg have lost Money and some of them Are several thousand dollars behind on the season. From the result it is not Likely that a league like this year s will get much support next season As toe feeling seems to be general it cannot be made to . Among local supporters of tile game the feeling is that an International league with Winnipeg Brandon and some other cities South of the line is the Only possibility. It is considered too that decidedly More interest is taken in an International league. The application from Carberry which came before the License commissioners a a meeting held Here recently for the Transfer of the License of the Royal hotel to the Alexander hotel again came before Tho commissioners yesterday amt was this time granted with very Little objection being raised. Today the commissioners left for Rivers to again take up the application of j. Somerville for the granting a License for the Cecil hotel. Atte. When passing the Arlington hotel Ais horse suddenly shy cd at a piece of paper throwing or. Kid i into the Roadway. In the fall he struck his head on the hard Road inflicting several deep cuts. The unfortunate Man was carried into the Arlington and a doctor summoned. It is not thought any serious results will follow. Of this woman a hens Are laying for the record from tuesday s daily death of John Law the death occurred in Winnipeg at an Early hour this morning of John Law formerly a Well known resident of this City. He was a member of the firm of Alexander amp Law bros., in Iller / Here for some time. He has recently Boon residing in Winnipeg having been in the employ of the local government. Deceased had been suffering from a tumor. The immediate cause of death is supposed to have been a Hemmer rage. The funeral will Likely be. Held Here though arrangements have not yet been made. Will play at River Park special to the Sun Winnipeg aug. 31 the remaining Ball games will be played at River Park As the local management Are at outs with the Happyland management. Pick Ford mich., aug. 31�?chippewa county lays claim to tin Champion flock of hens in upper Michigan. The fowls Are the property of mrs. J. F. Mooney sr., of Chandler Heights Sault Ste. Marie. They pre Only fifteen in number yet since dec. 2i, 19d8, they have Laid 105 dozen of eggs and they Are still going. This is claimed to he Tho record for the a / Peninsular. Customs collections show a very Large and Gratifying increase Over last year special to the Sun Onawa aug. 31�?the Canadian Treasury is considerably benefited by the prevailing Prosperity. During five months of the fiscal year ending to Fly Hie customs collections to = tailed $23,343,610, about four and a half millions More than for a the name during August period last year. Collections totalled $5,310,456, being an increase of nearly one million seven children burned to death blown clean through a Brick Wall to the Sun. new York. Aug. 31�?charred bodies of seven children were found huddled together in the ruins of St. Malachi Home. A roman Catholic institution at Brooklyn. Burned last night. It had been thought All had escaped. Quot to Quot a 1 a a. Scientists discuss important matters special to the Sun Minneapolis aug. 31.�?two Man were killed one being blown through a Brick Wall and a two Story building wrecked by a series of explosions Iii the Plant of the Minneapolis acetylene Gas company at ten o clock today. The blazes came in rapid in cession each adding to the destruction. Firemen Are fighting the flames that followed the blow ups. Nothing is known As to the cause of the explosion. The names of the men who met death have not Beu Learned. One was instantly killed and the other died shortly after in to City Hospital special to the Sun Winnipeg manaug. 31.�?two resolutions of More than Ordinary importance to Western Canada were passed by the British scientists this morning one recommended that the Manitoba government offer a Bonus for the extermination of rats and the other was in regard to the disappearance of Salmon in British Columbia the authorities being asked to appoint a committee of investigation. Prof. Shipley head of the zoological department moved the former Resolution he thought that the invasion of Tho province by rat was a matter of Tho gravest importance to the wheat Industry if allowed to spread they would destroy 25 per cent of the yield Anim ally. Most determined Steps should be taken to Estermina e these pests who have made their a continued on pages = a a popular Brandon Young lady so great Success in or by a a a. A a musical a a world a a in Van de Waters famous Solo girls so deciding to the publican a miss Lottie Fleming a.tann., at the congregational Church on sunday evening charmed the Large congregation. This popular Young lady s Rich contralto voice had been heard in the Church when she was a regular attendant there and a member of the choir. That was years ago and it was then Felt that the Day would come when this popular a a Brandon girl would make a Mark in Tho musical world. Since that time miss Fleming has closely pursued her study in music and the wonderful Progress she has made was clearly apparent in the finished manner in which she so sweetly Sang a the miss Fleming who is a laughter of the late or. Alexander Fleming of Brandon spent All her life Here. Sin left this City in the fall of 1906 for the musical advantages of the older cities in the East and has studied constantly and hard since that time making music Lur profession. She studied vocal at the Toronto conservatory with or. R. S. Pigotti and later with mrs. Ryan Burke. She took the senior vocal examination three months after arriving and finished up the graduation work by taking the Junior piano Aud theory at the following examinations miss Fleming Sang at the conservatory commencement concert in june 1907. And won the interest of a number of Toronto s prominent musicians by her work on this program. Tile concert was held in the Massey Hall and was the first time that the Toronto symphony orchestra led the soloists. To sympathetic work of Man the conductor. Secure this if possible she attended All trials necessary until rehearsals commenced sept. 1st. She rehearsed till nov. 9th, when the House opened. There was one Hundred girls and one Hundred men in the chorus until the Philadelphia House opened when the chorus was divided in half. For some weeks they travelled to and from Philadelphia then moved to Philadelphia to reside Tho rest of the season. Hammerstein does not give German opera As yet so his singers use Only French and italian. He built the noted Philadelphia opera House Las year and through his own original and aggressive methods carried the business end of it through with flying colors. Musically it was a Gigantic Triumph. He has the Best soloists Money can procure he spares no expense to make the Scenic and electrical effects wondrously True and Beautiful Aud his orchestras Are approachable by Only first class musicians All picked men. Miss Fleming had a private interview with mine. Melba during the season and received much encouragement from her. Her advice was to go abroad at once but this was impossible to follow just then so brigade turn out in fast time fire department give exhibition before or. H. W. Birch Secretary Manitoba underwriters the fire brigade gave an exhibition of its efficiency to Secretary in Vav. Birch of the underwriters association. The Call was sent in from Box 46, both Halls turning out. Or. A \ Birch expressed himself As Well satisfied with the efficiency of the Brandon fire department and complimented chief Melhuish upon the fast time made by the men. A ring in from Box 46 Means the longest run the brigade has and this route was chosen to prove to or. Birch the splendid fire Protection which even the property on the City limits has at the present Day. The time made by the different outfits in getting to the scene of the Call was exceptionally Good As will be seen by the figures Given below. The Large chemical arrived first in three minutes Host Wagon t South hall3 4 minutes chemical from South Hall. 4 minutes Hose Wagon Central Hall. 4% minutes. Or. Birch Quot in com Pally with the members of the fire and Light committee made a tour of the business Centre this afternoon looking Over the congested District and the condition of the lanes with regard to fire Protection. Or. Birch was surprised at the splendid Progress made by the City lire officials in protecting the City property and stated that under present conditions it was one Hundred per cent better than when he made a tour of inspection last year. Fast express train held up by bandits i special to the Sun Harrisburg pa., aug. 31�?armed bandits this morning held up the Pennsylvania express train at vision Narrows. Engineer was shot and injured by the robbers when he refused to obey their orders i bandits passed through the cars with a bag relieving passengers of their valuables even rings being torn from fingers. They then sacked the express car and escaped. The loot is is estimated will reach from thirty thousand to one Hundred thousand. 1 or. I. J. Carter of Boissevain the City today. I or r. B. Elliott of gains Boro. Was in is a guest Ai the Empire a com the Able and Frank s. Welches largely due the unusual Success Al the program. Miss Fleming deciding for operatic work joined the a Imperial opera co., a new York organization playing at the Royal Alexandra theatre and she was very successful and remained with them during their Toronto engagement. Then deciding to take up grand opera. Miss Fleming left for new York in the summer of 1908. She interviewed a number of prominent managers and Sang Lor h. Vav. Savage. Her object was to play in a company and study with some Good teacher. There was but the two houses the metropolitan and Manila to and where the regular season of grand opera from november until april was guaranteed. The Manhattan opera House under Oscar hammers Ein s Able management offered mine. Melba gave her the name of mrs. Sea mob Jones a personal Friend who studied with mme. Marches in Paris a number of years ago and who she could recommend As a a # thorough exponent of the marches method. Miss Fleming studied with mrs. Scammon Jones for the rest of the season and remained a couple of months longer. She feds confident that she has found one of the few great teachers Aud expects to be tinier her tuition again this Winter. Miss Fleming s stage name is lot ii con Etall. She leaves this week for new York and Philadelphia to join the Manhattan grand opera co., and during most of the Winter she will be in Philadelphia studying with mrs. So ammo a Jones when her professional duties will permit. One of i ii great Iii is miss Fleming made in the South was when she Sang that charming double number the Violet Milder Berg and a a come Vav tie re the Lindens blooms Vav. Burke at the big banquet of the life underwriters in new York last year. Miss Fleming has not Only a wonderful voice but also a True Conception of her music remarkable dramatic ability Amel a Fine stage presence. That she will make a splendid Success in her chosen profession seems insurance rate by under discussion fire and Light committee recommend Brandon residential insurance rate be put on same basis As Winnipeg from tuesdays daily a that a recommendation be sent to the Manitoba underwriters association requesting that Brandon residue Tai property be put on the same insurance basis As the above recommendation was the 3 outcome of the special meeting of the fire Aud Light committee of the cd y Council held this morning when it was found that the reduction promised by Secretary h. A. Birch did not cover residential property but Only mercantile property. Alderman whither in opening he discussion stated that the who1 Council were under the impression that tile 25 cent reduction prot raised by or. Birch included both it bide tial and business property Givi to a reduction of to cents for the laying and Regina. To prove this or. Birn called up his office at Winnipeg and had the rates quoted from that official source. The rates quoted were class i., is classic 50 elastin., 55 class iv., 60. Aide Man whiner asked if after the City had expended so much Money on the improvements asked for by or Birch that the area affected which. Has now extra taxation would not get a reduction in rates. Or Birch replied in the negative stating that they had better fire pro making action other cities were the same improvements and were not of the duplicate main and 15 cents for appointing a permanent fire chief Wlsh a regular staff of twelve men. Air. Birch explained that his Promise did not include residential property. As a reduction on that property from 80 to the present rate of 60 bal been made some few years ago. Raiders present insurance rate was on the same basis As Calgary Edmonton looking for further reductions As they had the necessary preventive More Protection against fire. In concluding he further stated there would he no reduction on residential property and that none was projected. Upon this stand taken by or. Birch the committee drafted the above recommendation. A c y hoi those present were aldermen Clark whiner Hughes Mckenzie Coleman Ross Wallace Cater chief Melhuish o. L. Harwood a. F. Cam pin la j. Banbury a Fortune and fire inspector j. Kirkcaldy. A a. A ii a a is

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