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Brandon Weekly Sun (Newspaper) - September 2, 1909, Brandon, Manitoba
A . H. H. Newman representing Norman amp co., Adelaide. Australia is a visitor in the City today the it guest . Shirrill manager the Cockshut plow co. R . Newman s firm deals largely in agricultural implements and his trip through the great West is to make a 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 Cope with the Rushing seasons. The fact that Canada is rapidly becoming the largest Grain producing country in the world urged the Juno Man co. To Send a representative through this country to pick up All information he could get upon the class implements used in this country. Or Newman expressed himself As w do satisfied with the work done by Canadian agricultural implements and the pointers he has acquired would do much towards improving the present implements handled by his company. This afternoon . Newman was Detroit mich., wag. 29.�?the aquarium babe Hie was the scene a umnr1ue a cd 8tra�te Early this morning Between a Gerald in a huge Moray eel which Herd escaped from its temporary quarters in the fish commission s car three attendants at who attempted to Force the seven foot monster into the tank which had been made Reedy inf it shortly after 2 a. A. It was discovered that Geraldine had succeeded i breaking through the heavy net Ting which had been used to her in the tank and was Loose in the Par. The attendants immediately decided to remove her to the v4tr-ium tank but they did not than realize what a dangerous Jah eras a head hem. T. 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 sore death. So the men fought the Battle with Long poles to which heavy sets were sit cached. It was a desperate fight and the men knew it. Finally after Over an hours hard work Geraldine a head was a hooded Quot with a net and she was posted 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 a a its natural wealthiest Man in the world Winnipeg aug 28�? the past Clay Bottoms. So far the crop has Twenty four hours has witnessed one escaped free Frost damage but i amp a Mot remarkable changes next week must be an an bus one temperature record in this Dis with the fun Moon always a danger strict Early Friday morning the tier qua period. Bundy monday and Rometer was nearer 80 than 70 Here tuesday Are the dangerous nights but today the Mercury had dropped and should these be negotiate id safely away dangerously towards the Freez the crop should be harvested free ing Point la fact in some parts from an material Frost damage the West such As Edmonton Calgary owing however to the mid a Swift current and Battleford Light curing weather the past sir weeks frosts Are reported last night hut not the principal damage even a consid considerable enough to affect the Erable Frost would do now would be standing crops especially As High to Knock grades by discoloration and winds Are blowing. If the winds keep shrinkage. In this respect the pre up damage to standing crops should went crop is in far better shape now frosts occur tonight need not be than two years ago when i killing very serious but probabilities Are for / Frost caught much the Spring two three degrees Frost in cold wheat while yet in the milk stage. New York aug 27.�?if j. Rockefeller lives till his 80th birthday and he has said he will reach 100, he War become the first billionaire in history in the last two years Standard Oil the wonderful automatic Money Mak ing machine his creation has in creased his Fortune 080,000,000. Thi is the increment the Rise in value the Stock alone. The latest approximated accurate estimates available Dace his Fortune in 1905 at at least 0550,000,000. To 1900 it was 0400,000,000. This is an increase for the five years 0150,000 000. At this ratio the Rockefeller Fortune is today about 0700,000,000. To 1914, still at the same ratio in crease it will be about 0850,000,000.� and in 1919, when the Oil King reaches his 80th year it will have reached the stupendous brain Gid dying total 01,000,000,000�?an inconceivable sum. In september 1907, it was estimated by Rockefeller a closest associate that his income was at least 030.25 p minute. Some figures placed it As High As 040 during the same space time. The sums earned for him by Standard Oil alone have been Treen meets horrible death Bowbells e. D., aug. 29.�?georg 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 b a dying condition and death ensue within a few minutes. The de ceased is Well thought Aroutun Here and leaves two sons and four Brothers All whom Are Well know in Bowbells. The new president. Winnipeg aug. 30�?at a meeting the British association this morning . L. G. Bonney f.r.s., the eminent British geologist but who is not present at the present meetings was elected president for 1910-1911 the meetings next year will be held at Sheffield aug. 31 to sept. 7.anti-jewish riots Many people Huri special to the sufi Vienna aug. 28�?many persons were fatally injured scores clubbed nearly to death shops looted and Homes destroyed in Bucharest in anti jewish riots according to dispatches arriving Here today. Anti semke journalists Are said to have caused the rioting by attacking the jews. Tue mob screaming execration upon the jews charged through the streets looting shops kept by semites and clubbing the owners. It was some time before the police could subdue the leaders. A number arrests were made. 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 will fire heavy Shell Washington aug. 27�?naval experts Are awaiting with impatience the completion Iff the 14-Inch gun now under construction by the Midvale steel works. The gun will be ship pad in the wast Higton Navy Yard about the Middle september where the finishing touches Are to be added and Wilt be proof fired at Indian head about the Middle october. It will be the first High Power gun a i this Caliper Ever constructed for practical purposes and will fire a Shell weighing 1,600 pounds. Me Navy will beat out the army in this respect As the latter also has three 14-Inch Modem guns now under Way which will Fine a shed about 1,400 pounds. Other nations have Newark o., aug. 31�?mm Gle charge Buckshot at to posed Chicken thieves late Las Charles har Shotte instantly this advertising space wifi be occupied by w. H. Mallette a Advt. And changed every Issue. 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