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Brandon Weekly Sun (Newspaper) - September 2, 1909, Brandon, Manitoba With the Oey i the wheat movement twit a Satori distance a a and the probability an Early demand for Coal looming up the shipper Western Canada Are be ginning to realize that a ear shortage is by no Means an impossibility in the near future. From the present Outlook it really begins to appear As if there is going to he a Scarcity cars before two months have passed. The yield this year generally speaking will be very hit As Good. If not better Corn pared with any Oiler year. Then. Again the inert ase in acreage is considerably ahead any other season. Taken All round the demand for cars within the next two months wifi he one the hardest tests the Railroad have . Speaking the conditions existing Over the american lines a croat Northern official who was in the City recently said the situation across the line was beginning to take a serious aspect and in consequence the american roads have already adopt cd precautions looking towards the Relief the situation. One Road has restricted the territory each car to 400 Miles tither roads have placed an embargo cars going to the demand for cars will be very great foreign i we the Creal i a Tou i now cast num lines. By roads Iii question arc Northern Aud toe Northern the great est wheat the United states. Just these roads Are moving a cars toward the leading Points in the Western wheat Fields the e work moving the cars however is a slow one and the greatly increased Commerce All kinds will be shouting for cars Long before tile full tide the great wheat movement has set in. A the records surplus cat s show an astounding decrease within even the past two weeks said the visitor a during that time the surplus cars the country have decreased Over 16.000. January was the High water Mark in the number surplus ears. Since that month the number sur plus ears has decreased by Over 100.000. A practically every Road is ordering equipment for its Western sections showing that traffic officials realize there is going to be an urgent use for every ear available. At the present time the number surplus cars is somewhere about 207.173, 74,a cars less than was reported Ai a corresponding period last year. Is pleased with Golden West . K. La. Newman representing taken for a drive through the wheat Norman amp co., Adelaide Australia is a visitor in the City today the guest . I. Shirriff. Manager the Cockshut wow co. Or. Newman s finn deals largely in agricultural implements and his trip through the real West is to make i thorough investigation the agricultural implements used in Canada. Fanning has gone ahead with such rapid Progress in Australia within the past few years that the present style implements used Are not fast enough to Cowie with the Rushing seasons. The feet that Canada is rapidly becoming the largest Grain producing country in the world urged Tho Norman co. To Send a representative through this country to pick up All information he could get Rikhi the class implements used in this country. Or Newman expressed himself As w Fields in the surrounding District and expresses himself As surprised will Tho enormous amount Grain produced around Brandon. When speaking his trip through the West Newman stated that the Climax his whole trip was the revelation the crop in the Prairie province. Since he had driven through the Large wheat Fields and a got the vision he could now thorough in understand Quot Why the people were enraptured Over the great Gold an Fields. The sight was positively intoxicating to him and the yellow Gobi the Western Prairies is going to help everyone in the Dominion Canada. Continuing . Newman stat no that he was glad to note that coarse grains had their share the acreage. A sure indication that Farmers Are not i risking their All the one crop. The port Townsend. Wash., aug. 29. Cable advices from Yokohama give f the most valuable cargo Ever transported across the Pacific now bound for puget sound the grit Northern steamship company s liner Minnesota it was specified to include 3,000 Bales raw silk 60,000 chests Tea and 15,000 Kales Manilla hemp. The value Tea and silk alone aggregate $3,000,000. Ottar shipments will increase the consignments to More than $4,000,000. Satisfied with the work done by Canadian agricultural implements and Tho pointers he has acquired would do much towards improving the present implements handled by his company. This afternoon . Newman was Homes too and farm buildings show vast improvement indicating that the West is rapidly becoming thoroughly settled and Tho future prospects for the great West Are undoubtedly unlimited. Delegates strongly favor free Trade Winnipeg aug. 30�?outside tile agricultural Section where questions supreme importance to the wheat growing Industry the West were discussed the chief interest this morning centred in the economic Section. Where prof. A. B. Clark Edinburgh read a paper the policy preferential duties within the Empire. He proved himself an out Alf out free trader As were a majority the Large number members present. Prof. Clark thought the self governing colonies Are not prepared to take any serious step in the direction free Trade within the Empire nor would they be Likely to appreciate tile adoption by great Britain a policy All round Protection. Colonial products merely receiving at British a this preferential treat Lieut equivalent to that Acca riled British goods at colonial ports. Prof. Clark thought any scheme such that under which the United kingdom is asked to tax imports from foreign countries and to admit colonial products free from duty As at the present time while tile colonies continue to tax British products was indefensible. He thought that b was unlikely to increase materially great Britain a Export Trade to the colonies and it would indict a heavy blow Lier Export Trade to foreign countries. Pron an economic standpoint he described tile whole policy preferential duties As unsound and it could Only be defended As a step in the direction free Trade. There was also an interesting discussion in the anthropology Section where to was decided to recommend to the Dominion government the establishment a Bureau ethnology. An interesting discussion took place following prof. Clarks paper preferential duties during which the Canadian manufacturers association was arraigned by . Bland who characterized it As the embodiment selfishness adding that it did not represent the people Canada a Delegate named Pennington said that he was told before leaving England that in Canada lie would be converted to Protection but so far he had not observed any symptoms. The new president. Winnipeg aug. 30�?at a meeting the British association this morning . La. G. Bonney. F.r.s., the eminent British geologist but who not present at the present meetings was elected president for 1910-1911 the meetings next year will he held at Sheffield aug. 31 to sept. 7. Diamond Hall my. _ the leading jewelry store in Brandon carries the largest and finest Stock watches clocks jewelry Silver Ware Cut Glass Etc. Every thing to be found in any first class jewelry store and prices that defy Competition this advertising space will be occupied by w. H. Mallet to a Advt. 0 and changed every Issue. Set be sure and read it every week As it will be to your advantage to keep in touch with the great inducements we Oiler. W Fine watch repairing jeweller. A issuer marriage licenses. Crops Good at Oak River wheat cutting in the Oak River District is finished and by this evening the coarse grains will also be in the Stock. A member the Sun staff who a ironed from that Section today says the crop is one the heaviest Ever known in the Oak River District and will average fully Twenty bushels. No damage any kind whatever has been done the Grain a says and the wheat is a Rich col and very plump. Rain has not fab j leu in lira Oak River country for Over three weeks and although it would freshen up the pastures and do Good in More ways than one still Harvest operations would be retarded considerably. Threshing is already Well under Way and quite a number Farmers Are Busy stacking their Grain. Duluth aug. 2$.�?charging that the very agricultural to a Dili to co the soil his Homestead in Lake county Wren burned out by fires which the negligence employees the Duluth Northern Minnesota railway company allowed to encroach upon his land Mike Lundy this morning filed suit in District court against the railway company claiming $1,000 damages. Lundy says that he has title under the Homestead Laws to the Northeast Quarter the Northeast Quarter Section 17-57-7, in Lake county. He had about $300 Worth Timber the forty acres he says and the soil was a Rich Loam which he expected to make a Fine farm. About May 15 this year he says the company was Clearing its right Way in the Vicinity his land Clearing away the Brush and burning it. The fire was not Given proper attention he says and f was left soldering and unattended. The Dames spread and his land was swept by them the Timber being destroyed and the soil so burned out that it will lie unproductive for years he says. Chicago aug. 29�?a. Horse apparently committed suicide by drowning at Elgin yesterday because he could not endure the pain caused by Colic. The horse belonged to Murray amp. Akin Coal Aud ice dealers St. Charles in. Shortly after noon the horse was seen to walk Down to the Fox River Bank. He stepped into the Stream and wading As far out As possible began swimming toward the Middle. Half Way out the horse turned about but soon struck out again for Midstream. Gaining the heavy cur Ren. He ceased All efforts and went Down without a struggle. Will make an the wealthiest Man in the world new York aug 27.�?lf j. 1>. Rockefeller lives till his 80th birthday and he has said he will reach too he will become the first billionaire Iii history in the last iwo years Standard Oil the wonderful automatic Money Mak ing machine his creation has in creased his Fortune $80,000,000. Thu is the increment the Rise in value the Stock alone. The latest approximated accurate estimates available place his Fortune in 1905 at at least $550,000,000. To 1900 it was $400,000,000 this is an increase for the five years $150,000 too. At this ratio the Rockefeller Fortune is today about $700,000,000. To 1914, still at the same ratio in crease it will he about $850,000,000-and in 1919, when the Oil King reaches his Sot ii year it will have reached the stupendous brain Gid dying total $1,000,000,000�?an inconceivable sum. In september 1907, it was estimate cd by Rockefeller s closest associates that his income was at least $30.25 v minute. Some figures placed it a High As $40 during the same space it time. The sums earned for him a Standard Oil alone have been tremendous. Farmer meets horrible death Bowbells e. D., aug. 29.�?george p. Herkloz a prominent Farmer living five Miles West this City was killed while working in his Field. Her was driving his Binder when the team became frightened and Rar away dragging their unfortunate owner for Over half a mile. When the team was stopped Herkloz was v a dying condition and death ensue within a few minutes. The de ceased is Well thought Aroun Here and leaves two sons and foul Brothers All whom Are Well Knower in Bowbells. Anti jewish riots Many people Hur special to the Sun Vienna aug. 28�?Many persons were fatally injured scores clubbed nearly to death shops looted and Homes destroyed in Bucharest Iii anti jewish riots according to dispatches arriving Here today. Anti semite journalists Are said to have caused the rioting by attacking the jews. Lite mob screaming execration upon the jews charged through the streets looting shops kept by semites and clubbing Tho owners. If was some time before the police could subdue Tho leaders. A number arrests were made. Will fire heavy Shell. Washington aug. 27�?naval exports Are awaiting with impatience the completion the 14-Inch gun now under construction by the Midvale steel works. The gun will be shipped to the was Fagton Navy Yam about the Middle september Helm the finishing touches Are he added and will tie proof fired at Indian head about the Middle october. It will be the first High Power gun this Caliper Ever constructed for practical purposes and will fire a Shell weighing 1,600 pounds. The Navy will beat out the army in this respect As the latter also has three 14-Inch modern guns now under Way which will fire a Shell about 1400 pounds. Other nations have built 16-Inch muzzle loading guns hut not very High Power some reforms in spelling new York aug. 27.�?the simplified spelling Board which started its spelling Reform three years ago with a list 300 words now has published a list containing 3,261 words that the Board thinks needs reforming. The officers the Board Are at work compiling a a manual simplified spelling a dealing with 25,000 words. The latest list contains in addition to the former list we ords hav Ngea pronounced a and so simplified As in bed helth Speed. Etc., the Preterite and participles ending in de pronounced a and so simplified As in army Burn hid tied Etc. Words ending in ice pronounced is and so simplified As in Coppis Cornis Trevis just is Rte. Words ending in be pronounced a. Into so simplified when preceded by i Ras in Delv solv Carr and rav. Or. Scott says there Are 259 periodicals in forty one states and territories which have taken up the spelling Reform to some extent. In the superintendents and College professors who have signed the agreement to use the Shorter forms spelling very Large University and College is represented. The Illinois state Normal univer sity Normal uses the full list simplified Spellings in its catalogues and other publications. Other Normal schools in Colorado Minnesota Pennsylvania and Wisconsin use the simplified spelling to a greater Ess degree. At a meeting the Winter fair Board saturday a Deal was closed whereby the fair Board purchased a piece property the North end the big building fifty feet in Width from j. H. Hughes. The Winter fair Board already possesses Twenty two feet at the North end the building and with the additional property acquired will extend that end the Structure increasing the accommodation considerably. A first class Entrance will also be constructed this end the big building. Battle for life with monster eel two thousand dead twelve thousand homeless property loss heavy Monterry Mexico aug. 30 the work Rescue is going Forward. Reports loss life Are continually coming in. The total will probably exceed two thousand. The property loss is estimated Twenty millions an area thousands Square Miles being under Waier. Men and women Are floating improvised rafts. The government is exerting every Effort to Rescue and sixty Miles Railroad in one stretch feed the victims. Was washed away. It will probably be weeks before any sort rapid communication is restored. The wires Are Down. Mexico City mex., aug. A Quot the Republic Mexico was swept by the most destructive storm in recent years. Hundreds persons lost their lives from wind and flood and property damage will run into millions. One report places the monetary loss at $15,000,000 and special dispatches indicate that the death list May go above the thousand Mark. The City Monterey with 70,000 population was inundated by the Anta Catalina River swollen by a deluge rain and the flow Waters from the adjacent mountains Adobe hones collapsed like paper boxes before the raging Stream and tie luckless inhabitants were drowned like Rar. Accompanying the flood at Monterey came a Cyclone which added to the havoc. Dispatches from that place vary in their estimates the casualties and damage. Ola me Sage says the dead will number 1,000, another is most conservative placing the list at 800. Averaging the conflicting reports it is shown that at East 12,000 persons Are homeless. Thieves hard Luck in Job at Portage special to the Sun Portage la Prairie aug. 28�?burglars entered the office file Beaver i urn Ber company last night but All he Plumier secured was a dollars Ort h Stamps. Detroit mich., Wug. S9.�?the aquarium Belle Isle was the scene a thrilling life and death Strug Gle Early this morning Between Geraldine a huge Moray eel which had escaped from its temporary quarters in the fish commissions car and three attendants at the Lajqi barium who attempted to Force the seven Root monster into the tank Winch had been made ready for it. Shortly after 2 a. In. It was discovered that Geraldine had succeeded in breaking through the heavy netting which had been used to 4eep Are in the tank and was Loose in the car. The attendants immediately decided to remove her to the Acquar Jium tank but they did not then realize what a dangerous mob was ahead them. With its immense head raised High in the air the great fish resembled nothing so much As a huge Boa Constrictor. To touch the eel which is highly poisonous in every part its Slimy body meant sure death. So the men fought the Battle with Long poles to which heavy nets were attached. It was a desperate fight and the men knew it. Finally after Over an hours hard work Geraldine a Bead was a a hooded with a net and she was pushed and pulled until the immense body fell at last with a loud splash into its tank where it will probably remain. The Moray eel is noted for its pugnacious Ness and voracious Ness particularly those coming from the Coral reefs Bermuda. Its greatest defensive weapon is its natural Poison. Frost not Likely to do much damage Winnipeg aug. 28�? the past Clay Bottoms Twenty four hours has witnessed one escaped free scientists discuss important matters held up Bank cashier. St. Paul minn., aug. 31�?shortly before noon today two robbers entered the state Bank Vav Ayala the North Shore Lake Minnetonka and presenting guns at the head cashier Frank Snure demanded All the Money in the Bacilli. He handed Over Between $200 and $300 Loose a Ash in the drawer and the robbers then ordered him into the vault but lid not lock him in. They fled and Snure gave the Alai in. A posse was immediately summoned and the Trail the robbers taken up. But at a late hour they had riot been Ca pm u red. Guinness a a victims alive and Well Waukesha aug. 31�?frank x. Reidinger a supposed victim mrs. Belle Gunness at Laporte ind., is alive and Well a farm near Freeport neb., according to a letter received from him today. Reidinger formerly conducted a farm near Delafield wig. This farm was a Riga de and was recent in sold under a foreclosure there being a balance $561 after he mortgage was satisfied. This amount is held by the clerk Waukesha county. Reidinger has engaged counsel to secure the $561, also the proceeds from the Sale live Stock and farm products. F. Mansoff brought in today six very Fine Sandhill cranes he shot in the District South Douglas where he says the cranes Are very numerous this year f continued from Page i pea Ranee from the South. As for the Salmon the scientist s feared that a few years would see their Complete disappearance unless Steps were taken at once and to prevent it a commission should Start work immediately. The association has decided that in future a Large proportion its income shall be spent in Canada for scientific research. Tho agricultural Section was again the Centre interest this morning As forestry problems were under discussion. Handling the wheat. The engineering department this morning took up the question wheat development and wheat handling two papers being read one by Deputy minister agriculture George Harcourt Alberta and the other by w. B. Lanigan the . The English members followed with est the papers and the speakers were frequently interrupted with questions. Or. Harcourt reviewed in detail the history Grain development in the West and explained How the Grain is handled from the time it leaves the Farmer till it reaches the English Market. He took up the question the j future development the Trade in the West. He thought there were 220,-000,000 acre., capable producing a total crop 240,000,000 bushels. The Quot occupied land in future will produce at least five billion bushels this was not the end As there was still a great area in the far North which science and experience would yet bring within the wheat area. That these possibilities Are reliable is evidence if what has been accomplished in die siberian province to Tobais a great proportion which lies North the Northern Boundary the province Alberta. The Southern portion it is North the present settled part Alberta the Mot remarkable changes temperature record in this District Early Friday morning Tho thermometer was nearer 80 than 70 Here but today tile Mercury had dropped away dangerously towards the freezing Point. Iii fact in some parts the West such As Edmonton Calgary Swift current and rattle Ford Light frosts Are reported last night but not considerable enough to affect the standing crops especially As High winds Are blowing the winds keep up damage to standing crops should frosts occur tonight need not be so far the crop Lias Frost damage but next week must be an anxious one with the full Moon always a dangerous period. Sunday monthly and tuesday Are the dangerous nights and should these he negotiate safely the crop should be harvested free from an material Frost damage. Owing however to the rapid maturing weather the past six weeks Tho principal damage even a considerable Frost could do now would be to Knock grades by discoloration and in linkage. In this respect the present crop is in far better shape now than two years ago when a rifling very serious but probabilities Are for Frost caught much the Spring two three degrees Frost in cold wheat while yet in the milk stage. Airships fast time honors for Zeppelin it my a Rheins aug. 28�?glenn h. Curtis ail the schools will be closed and the mayor has ordered All t in Public buildings to be decorated at is done the occasion the emperors birthday. Tonight a Telegram was received from count Zeppelin stating that it was his confident Relief the ship would arrive in Berlin tomorrow scheduled time in spite the temporary Stop at Nuremberg for repairs. It is believed it will make up lost time the night trip. The re Valtion feeling in favor count Zeppelin is amazing. It is generally reported but without confirmation that he i l be created a Prince by emperor William who arrived in Berlin tonight to a present at the Landing place the dirigible tomorrow. Buffeted by winds. Berlin aug. 28�?balloon Zeppelin Iii., buffeted by Adverse winds is not Likely to finish till tomorrow. Emperor William his suite and Many excursion lists who gathered Here to witness the arrival Are keenly disappointed. The american representative in the inter nation aviation race started the contest this morning by beating All previous records for a fast race around the track. He completed the first round in 7 minutes 57 2-5 seconds. The second Lap was made in 7 minutes 50 3-5 seconds. This round was also made in record time. M. Luis Bleriot the daring Frenchman was the track almost simultaneously with Curtis in his 80 Hor a Power monoplane no. 23. He made a trial spin around the track doing a Lap in 7 minutes 58 1-5 seconds. Welcome to Zeppelin. Berlin aug. 28�?count Zeppelin alone occupies the minds the population Berlin tonight and a Welcome has been prepared for his coming tomorrow in his big Airship such As has never been equalled a since Brince Bismarck a return from Versailles after the co nation in 1871 William i. As enter Germany. Most the factories and offices and a a a a a a. Firemen make smart Rescue smart work the Par the fire brigade this morning was the Means saving two lives and considerable property. About Twenty to seven an alarm was rung in the Central Hall summoning the brigade to the Corner 9tn Street and Rosser where fire had broken out in some unknown manner in a lavatory in an upper portion the Structure. When the brigade arrived upon the scene smoke was pouring from the upper part the building which d. E. Clement has the ground floor in Large volumes. Or. And mrs. Valen Tine occupy rooms the second floor and were asleep in bed at the time the outbreak. Or. Valentine is an invalid and can walk Only with assistance. When the firemen entered the building from Tho upper windows the occupants were discovered partly a come by the dense smoke. It was but the work a few moments to carry the Man and woman to the i i Dow where other eager arms received them and transferred them safely to the Roadway. In the meantime the flames had been Well got under and were extinguished with very Little damage to any portion the Block. New g. N. R. I appointment Minot n.d., aug 27.�?it is expected by local Railroad officials that the appointment the new surer intent ent the Central division with. Headquarters in this City will be made ii a Short time by the head officers. The heavy work incident to moving a he yearly crop and the problems which confront an official at that Lime be Ces sates immediate action so that the new Man May become acquainted with his office. It is expected that Hie new superintendent will either be supt. Of Neill Everett supt. Stewart formerly this City who is now located at Melrose. No further particulars a gab been received regarding . Bryans death but the report has been verified at the local office. Nephews shot in mistake Nelson Carson an Alexander boy s year old was brought into the City monday suffering from appendicitis. The Little lad is doing nicely and is in no danger. Newark o., aug. 31�?firing a a single charge Buckshot at two supposed Chicken thieves late last night Charles Hartshorn instantly filled his nephews. John Wheatley and William Trace. For a Long time Hartshorn had been missing chickens. Last night armed with a gun he kept watch in his Orchard his farm near Here. When two forms appeared in Tho darkness Hartshorn fired a huh

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