Brandon Western Sun in Brandon, Manitoba
23 Nov 1899

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23 Nov 1899

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Brandon Western Sun (Newspaper) - November 23, 1899, Brandon, Manitoba Vol. 19 Brandon Manitoba. Thursday. N a railway commission momentous the libera government is favor ably disposed towards it. Increasing Trade with Britain. St of the North Brandon Union meetings. May he expected at any Boers control Railroad from Estcourt to too in Boers swarming southward. Highlands station. The despatch adds that the Railroad station is in the Possession of a Large Force of Boers inca miss near Metche Kons cutting. A train bound to Estcourt returned it Only got a mile and a half North Ira re of Highlands station withdrawing from lady Smith. Loudon nov. 21.�?of course reliable despatches corroborative of tile Victory May have been censored or captured with the native runners. But they Are so flattering to the British that they have a distinct havoc of be Rig belated accounts from Kaffir sources of affairs previously reporter. The dispatcher from lady. Smith reporting that there is an ample Supply of Sams nit Ion there have seemingly set at rest a Pont on which there was much diversity of opinion. Apparently Hie British comma Nier at Ladysmith believes Jou Bert has gone South leaving Only a Force sufficient to prevent the Garrison from rallying out and there is a disposition in some quarters to think Joubert possibly incited the Story with the object of inducing Gen. White to make a serious attack or relax their precaution so As to permit the Boers to seize tile ground so vital to the defence of the town a report from Durban however ears to re Are rumours there that the Boers Are preparing to break up Camp and withdraw from tile investment of your Eye tested flee to those who contemplate entering on the sea of Matrimony a. C. Fraser candidate for North Brandon. Ladysmith. But it is said elsewhere that the investment Force continues to receive reinforcements and a fresh Supply of stores daily. Chas. Adams candidate Fok bran Don. To. Previous to this he Hail expressed himself in the strongest terms As opposed to tile government ownership of railways so that the opposition Leader has definitely declared himself As being with the capitalists and monopolists every time and against the people As represented by the government. It will be interesting to notice to what extent these views Are brought prominently to the notice of his hearers in the course of his present trip through the West for that Section of the Dominion is very strongly impregnated with the Blea of government control. The Way we Are growing. The of lowing fragmentary excerpts from a recent bulletin from the statistical department Are Worth pursuing a the development of the cheese Export Trade is marvellous. We sent a Little Over $500,000 Worth of cheese to great Britain in 1868, and in 1898 we sent $17,522,681 Worth thus far surpassing the exports of the United states which last year to the Mother country were Only $6,267,607. Of the total exports of Canadian manufactures in 3 868 cheese Only formed 8 per cent in the value while in i sos it formed Over 81 per cent of the total exports of manufactures we have exported since confederation . From june 30th, 3868, to june 30th, 1098, or to one years of Home products to the value of $2,464,277,-239. These products have been of the farm tile mine the fisheries the Forest the workshop and the factory. Our Best customer. To whom have we sent these products ? our test customers during these thirty one years has been the Kotlier country. Bile has taken More than one half of the whole or $1,260.-5#5,563. Oar next Best customer has been the United states which country has to Kelt Over $955,000,000 or $305,500,000 less than the United kingdom and others in less proportion. During the a thirty one years great Britain s purchases from us have increased five times what they were in the first year of confederation in the same period the United states purchases have increased about two thirds More than they were Iii 1868. Great Britain which purchased by 1868, $4,400,000 less than the United states bought in 1898 $5.8 300,000 More than the United states. Fowler for South Brandon meeting at Wawa ties a on Mon Day by messes Johnston Hector Green and Fowler. Make your nest a Home to be proud it with furniture that you can depend on to look Well and Wear Well. Buy your furniture from an old re liable firm the it has started hundreds of newly married people rights with Trust worthy furniture. There Isnit a better Stock of parlor suits dining or bedroom suits in gathering at the Charity Ball. Many Beautiful costumes. Wawanesa man., nov. 2 a a very enthusiastic meeting was held last night in Ricker s Hall in the interests of or. Frank o. Fowler Liberal candidate for South Brandon. Or. John Watson president of the South Brandon Liberal Assoc Ator promptly at 8 o clock took the chair Reading a Telegram from the Hon. Robert Watson that circumstances had so transpired that rendered it impossible for him to be present at tile meeting and after a few very Nice introductory remarks called on or. W. T. Johnston who for upwards of half an hour was listened to with marked icy of the Greenway government. He referred to the action of the Senate in vetoing the Bill conveying the school lands into the bands of the province showing what a saving it would be to the province in comparison with the present method to the satisfaction of the whole audience. The drainage of the Low lands of tile province was thoroughly explained showing the amount of land aire., or sold and what would be shortly with the fact before Jas that it was not going to cast the country a Dollar As the Cost of draining a a first Lien on the property. The me variety is Large tile prices amp Campbell. Brandon so furniture store upholstering and picture framing undertaking and embalming new time table Bedale of arrival and departure of trains and mails. Lee presiding in turn at the piano. Tile supper which consisted of several courses was served in. The Council Cha in Lien this room had keen very handsomely decorate under the direction of Brandon s master of the Art c. C. Helliwell. The decorations in the main hah consisting of i Lowers Bunting chinese lanterns etc., were also a tribute to that gentleman s skill. Tjie stage was arranged As a drawing room and approached from tile floor by a wide flight of carpeted Steps. Overhead w Ere Hung festoons of chinese lantern. Seldom if Ever has there been seen in Brandon More handsome costumes Titan those worn last evening on the floor of the opera House. As a Strait a the change in time of running trains on the c. P. R. Announced a few Days ago took place yesterday the trains arriving from the East and West on time. The most in Jas rant feature of the new schedule As far As Brandon citizens Are concerned is the change in Hie Brandon local. This train which has been arriving about Midnight will reach Here at 12.45, and will leave for the East at 5.80 in the evening. Tile Pacific express will arrive at 9,45 . From the East and leave for tile East at 9.10 in the mooring the new time for the local will be very convenient for those wishing to visit till Eirv the trip Limiter the new arrangement being practically confined to one Day and giving the Grater portion of the Day for business in Winnipeg there is however considerable dissatisfaction expressed among business men Over the fact that As the to Al does not carry mall the mail service will he even worse than it has been since the last Bange. The following schedule gives times of arrival and departure of All trains at Brandon Pacific express arrive depart. Going West. 9 45 . 10.00 Atlantic express going East. 8-45 . 9.10 Brandon local going East. 5.30 going West. 12-50 . Mixed going West. 6.30 . 9.00 aaa Boa Ria 1010 am. 4.00 great North West Central to wed for. 1.35 Par. 7.00 mails. Mail for East clo a at 8 15 . Mail for the West clo a at 7 of . Mail for Hie Souris Branch closes at 2.30 . . And v p. Mads Are Here you Are i we have too big a Stock of boots and shoes for our premises. During no Brandon s debt Ger in the City remarked the raft upon Abl and costly gowns were More like those of Rome Large City Iii the East than what would be seen at a place of Brandon s site located on the Western Prairies. To adequately it be scribe the dresses would be indeed a difficult task. Brief mention Only eau be made of a few of the Toilette and the Reader must Supply the artistic blending and harmonic arrangement of material achieved by the dressmaker. Perii aps the most handsome costume was that worn by mrs. Judge Cumberland of very Rich Cream brocaded Satin with Chiffon anti steel trimmings. Mrs. E. J. Barclay wore a splendid costume of Cream brocaded Satin with Mack Chenille anti Iruh descent fringe trimmings. Mrs. Or. Harcourt a costume was much admired. It was also of Cream brocade with Pearl trimmings and real lace. Mrs. F. Natter was handsomely gowned in Cream Satin brocade trimmed with Chiffon. Mrs. John Han Bury wore White Muslin tie so in Over White silk. Mrs. L a. Robinson wore Cream i Duchess Satin with Chiffon trimmings. 3fr to Figwort silk Organ die Over f. O. Fow Ler Cand Date for South too slow a Trade to suit our taste. The entire Stock goes at a Pine lumber Trade is Good try a Sample Load. Then you will be another convert to our prices. Rounthwaite

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