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Array V  THE  %f  •    i  -.j , .  ,^r.  gfctgM—B>  r«L 1. No. 27.  LADNER, B, C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, J902.  $1.00 a ytmx.  I  The Catch on the Fraser  River for  This  Season.  All the canneries on the Fraser  ^iver are preparing to close today.  •T^is will mean 18 cent fish for the  •fishermen.   The total pack from all  sources on Wednesday was 272,873  cases, and it was expected that by  Saturday it would reach 275,000  , cases. There was but a small portion of tha,fleet out during the past  few day and they succeeded in making small catches until yesterday  when the fish entirely disappeared.  It is confidentally expected that the  pack will be abont 275,000 oases.  •from this, however, must be deducted 40,000 cases purchased'from  the traps, which places the pack of  the fish caught in the Eraser river  at 235,000 cases, the lowest pack  for -eight years.    The next lowest  Fraser river pack was in 1898, when  256,000,cases were put up.  This year the fishermen will be  paid qn the basis of 235,000 cases,  Jirhich wjlTmean that they will get  j8 cents fqr their fish.   If -the pack  had been 200,q^o:thc pri^e would  have been 20 cents, but atocsdjuKv'*  to the scaling agreement from 200,.  000 to 250,000 called for $8 cents)] swimming -near   the   Lulu   Island  bridge on Wednesday. His body  was .recovered from the water .fifteen  minutes after but all efforts at  3-esustication failed.  The annual fishermen's sports  held in New Westminster each ..year  will take place .here on Thursday  and Friday next. Attractive prizes  are being offered for an interesting  programme of sailing, rowing aud  Indian canoe races and athletic  sports.  Louis, the Indian fisherman who  was tried by speedy trial Wednesday  charged with stealing a boat and  net was acquitted.  The police committee have engaged twenty-five specials to enforce  the bycick by-law as Mayor Keary  says he is unable to get the regular  force to do so  ROYAL CITY NOTES  The weekly market on Friday  was poorly attended. There were  good sales in butter, eggs and poultry. There was a good supply of  frnit but small sales.  BBSF per pound  Hindquarters  Re.  yorequarters  5K 1° 6  Cuts  7 to 14  mutton  Whole    9  PORK  Whole    8  ▼BAL  Small    10  BUTTKR       20 to 25c  lack  Potatoes    75  Onions    1.00  Cabbage     75  Wheat ,    $30  Hay       8 to 10  per doz.  Bges .■•.,•   30 to 35 c  Fowls      J6to I6.50  Ducks    $.).qo to 5.59  Broilers    3 00 to 4 00  FRUIT*  per box.  Apples    60 to 85  Plums     40 to  50  W. T. Jenks, the expert fruit  packer who has been engaged by  the British Columbia fruit Growers  Association to give a series of demonstrations in the most approved  method of fruit packing has completed his tour of the Upper Country and Vancouver Island and will  go to Chilliwack next week. He  will tour the lower mainland the  week following.  Harry, the thirteen year old son  xif Mr. and Mrs. Jas. M^les was  djrown^d iu the Fraser riyer while  per fish. The pack for the eight  years on the Fraser river was as follows :  1895—400,368 cases  1806—256,984 cases  1897—860,449 cases  1898—256,101 cases  $899—510,385 cases  1900—316,522 cases  1901 —990,252 cases  1902—approximately 235,000 cases plus 40,000 cases purchased from  the traps.  Word received from the Colum-  .bia river says that the pack there Is  ^estimated at 426,000 cases.  Terrible Tragedy.  .A terrible tragedy occurred Saturday morning at Victoria, when  Mrs. Fleming of 34 North Chatham  street, while violently insane, killed her daughter, Miss Pearl W.  Fleming, with an axe. The awful  deed was committed about a quarter to six o'clock, and while the  young lady was in bed asleep. She  died shortly afterwards. Mrs. Fleming is the widow of the late John  Fleming who cOmmiUedsvitcide last  December brooding over financial,,  matters. ,  Miss Fleming was to leave Saturday morning for Nanaimo, having  secured a position in a school there  She was', born in California, but  came to Victoria with her parents  about ten years ago.She was educated in the public schools and a general favorite among her many friends  She was abput twenty-two years of  age.        f '<$   Miss Pauline Johnson, the celebrated Canadian poetess and elocutionist, with J. Walter McRaye will  be in Ladner on Friday, August  29th. These well known entertainers are well .worth hearing ai;d  Delta people will no doubt take advantage of the opportunity of listening to them. They will be in the  town on Friday evening the 29th.  Admissiop 50 Cents,  An Oat Crop.  4kt'Harry Burr's form on Crescent  Island, it is worth going a considerable distance to gaze upon his out  crop. He has a field of about eighty  acres in which the grain stands up  in splendid shape and is about six  or seven feet in heighth. It is a  new kind of oat for this section only  jbeing recently tried. It was brought  put from the old country a couple  years ago, and is called the Tarter  King variety. From last years experience it will average two ton to  the aore. Geo McClusky in the  same neighborhood has also an excellent crop of the same variety and  equally as good as Mr. Burr's Besides these two, one or two other  farmers in the Delta have experimented with this variety and found  it very satisfactory.  Judgment for Plaintiff.  Judge Bole in the county court at  Westminster this week, rendered a  decision in the case of Farrell (Ladner) vs. A. R. Johnston & Co., in  which the plaintiff sued for an account for hay delivered. Judgn ent  was given in favor ofthe plaintiff  for $128.60.  Nanaimo Excursion.  Last Sunday the steamer Joan of  Nanaimo and Ladysmith arrived in  Ladner about two o'clock with a  large number of excursionists on  board. The steamer remained here  for a little over an hour and then  left for the mouth of the river to  watch the fishing operations. The  excursion we understand was under  the auspices of the Woodmen of the  World of Nanaimo and the Lady-  smith band and as none in Ladner  knew definitely when the boat would  arrive or anything about the excursion no preparations whatever were  made for a crowd of people. The  local lodge of the Woodmen not  even being aware of their uretheru  having the excursion, and as a result none were on hand to greet the  visiting brothers. The visiting  band bovs were taken in hand by  the Ladner band and entertained at  W. H. Smith's establishment, while  the rest of the crowd wandered  around the town, themajority kicking at the reception they received.  For the benefit of the visitors, they  were under a wrong impression.  It was only by accident that any  one in Ladner knew that the excursion was coming. The people who  got up the excursion had a sister  lodge iu Ladner. Why did they not  inFotmthem of their coming? The  hotels not being prepared could not  feed the whole outfit, and asLadner  is a temperance place and rain water  scarce, probably all did not quench  their thirst.  The people of L&dner would have  only been two pleased to help and  entertain the visitors and if they  ever have occasion to run another  excursion this way, by not taking  us unawares, they will receive a  better reception.  Six Years.  John Burns a coast pirate, who is  no doubt one of the ringleaders of  the notorious band who infest the  coast during the fishing season, was  arrested this week charged with  stealing a fishing boat belonging to the A. B. C. cannery at  Canoe Pass and also a net owned by  Lincoln McKay. He appeared be  fore Captain Pittendrigli at Steveston and was tried on both charges  and convicted on each, being sentenced to three years imprisonment  on each count, The terms not to  run concurrently and he goes to the  penitentiary^for six years. Burns  asked to have his trial before Capt.  Pittendrigh and we hope he is satisfied, as the general public are with  with it.  School Opening.  The public schools of Delta opened last Monday morning after the  holidays. In all the schools are a  change ot teachers, in Ladner the  principal and second teacher remain-  as before, aud in the third division Miss Burpee of Vancouver is  now in charge. The following are  the schools and their teachers:  Gulfside, Miss D. Davis; Trenant,  Miss Parke; Crescent Island' J. N.  McMillan and Last Delta, C. McEwen. At the opening was a very  good attendance of pupils and since  have increased.  The steamer Beaver which came  down from Westminster last Sunday had a large crowd on board to  witness the fishing fleet go out.  At Ladner quite a number took advantage of the tri",  STOCK FOR E. C.  L. W, Paisley, secretary of the  B. C. Live Stock Association left for  the east this week for the purpose  of selecting thoroughbred stock for  shipment to British Columbia. Mr.  Paisley will import one car load of  pure bred shorthorns, one car of  pure bred mixed stock, three cars  of shorthorn heifers.  The special orders are a very important feature of this year's importations. The Delta stock men  are in the lead for pure bred stock.  Mr. Paisley has conditional orders  for more than 300 head of dairy cattle for the Delta farmers. If he can  fill the conditions, he will bring  back 200 head for tbe Patterson  stock farm, 50 head for Calhoun and  50 for Reeve Ladner. Mr. Paisley  will recive orders until 17th cr 18th  of September. His address will be  the Black Horse Hotel, Toronto.  These shipments will leave Toronto about September 12th and will  be on hand for the provincial fair.  The pure bred shorthorns will be  sold by auction and the mixed stock  is for different B. C. ranchers.  A. O. U. W. Celebration  The Vancouver and Westminster  lodges ofthe A. 0. U. W. intend  celebrating Labor Day by running  an excursion to Ladner, a boat leaving both places 011 that day. The  local lodge are making preparations  for the celebration and have secured  the exhibition grounds for that purpose. During the day sports, etc.,  will be indulged in, prizes being arranged and probably a few will  be donated from the merchants of  Ladner.  Shooting Season.  An order-in-council was passed  Thursday legalizing the shooting of  quail and pheasant on and after the  first of next month.  Mrs. W. H. Smith and children  went up to Vancouver Friday evening for a few days visit.  Miss Wier of Victoria arrived  yesterday on a visit with her ,i3ter  Mrs. W. John Lanning.  Thos. Ovens ex-mayor of Westminster returned home this week  after an outing at Boundary Bay.  The prize lists for the Delta  Agricultural Society's fall fair will  he distributed in a couple of weeks.  Dr. J. C. Launcnberg, the eye  specialist, was iu Ladner Wednesday and Thursday attending to the  wants of those inflicted with defective 6ight.  The first new hay for this seai  was shipped on the steamer  yesterday to Victoria.   It was  the farm of Hollingshead and'-Lfv  iugston.  W. McClellan and J. Aitchison,  who have been employed at the Wind,  sor cannery on the Skeena river for  the past six months returned the  first of this week.  Mrs. David A. McKee and Miss  Vallance went up as far as Westminster with friends who had been  visiting here, and who were returning home on Thursday.  Joseph Oliver, the seven year old  son of John Oliver, M. P. P., had  the misfortune to break his arm this  morning while playing around  home. He was brought to town  by his father for medical attendance.  Unique Gathering of Canadian and American  Officials.  Last Saturday a rare incident  happened at the international boundary line in the vicinty of Boundary Bay a few miles from Ladner.  A. flag pole was erected and Union  Jack and the Stars and Stripes were  raised on the same hilliards. The  Union Jack was raised by Miss Corbould of Westminster and the Stars  and Stripes by Mrs. White wife of  the inspector of the U. S. immigration department at Vancouver.  Several speeches were made and  expressions of the good will and  unity which existed were heartily  cheered. Hon D. W. Healy and  Col. E. Dudley of Vancouver were  the first speakers, after which other  short speeches were made by those  present.  Col. White, inspector U. S. immigration; J. M. Bowell, collector of  Canadian customs; J. T. Miller, inland revenue collector, Vancouver;  T. J. Armstrong, sheriff, Frank  Devlin, New Westminster; Joseph  Jordan, constable, Ladner; and E.  0. S. Schofield, provincial librarian,  Victoria.  It was at the suggestion of Hon.  David W. Healy that this unique  gathering took place. Commissioner Healey has ever been a strong  advocate since taking office that the  Canadian and American authorities  should go hand in hand in enforcing the laws of both countries on  the border. He realized the serious  handicap of the officials of each  country working independently and  without rendering mutual assistance  in cases very often where assistance  is necessary to success. Mr. Healey  has done much towards bringing  about a friendly feeling between tbe  officials of the two countries who,  like the nation's watchdogs, are set  to guard the boundary line. Ths  flag-rising issue was organized to  mark the complete success of these  efforts, and the spot was chosen for  the occasion as the worst spot for  smuggling and other depredation of  any along the border. The comfort, peace and pleasure of campers  had been spoiled by drunken beachcombers who drove . a nefarious  trade in selling liquor to Indians  and in smuggling merchandise,  skipping from one side to,the other  as the hand of the law reached out  for them. In fact matters) got so  ;t*ib t^as only a*f#w.oays ago  -authorities of both couu-  while arresting a man named  ^ack Rivers'fpr supplying liquor to  ItJdians, wefe'threatened with violence, and one of the desperate characters in a mysterious way shot  himself through the heart.  Promises have been made that  the Boundary Bay gang is to be  wiped out, and the flag-rising incident is an earnest wish of these  promises.  T. White, high secretary and E.  Gartung, superintendent of organization of the Canadian Order of  Foresters arrived in Ladner Thursday afternoon. In the evenings,  meeting of the lodge was held after  which a banquet was given in W.  H. Smith's dining rooms to the  gentlemen mentioned, who are on  an extended trio of inspection, THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, AUGUST ,23 ^02.  ,— *    -.- -~T  '  THE   CtELTA 'NEWS  . Sit     .   •"...   :•-    :"'*'■" ■'  BY  RIC.   A- FRASER.  SalMcrlption Price, per year in advance, Ji.oo  SATURDAY,    AUGTST  23,   IOO?.  In a few more months the streets  of" Ladner will be in a bad shape for  pedestrian's.     Could not some feasible scheme be brought torward for  'the building of sidewalks along the  main  thoroughfares.      The   argument  is  used that the residents of  'the town would receive the benefit  6f sidewalks and that they should  pay for them.     It is quite likely  :that the people living in town would  use the walks most, but every day  ftuite  a  number come in from the  .district and we are sitr* they would  much prefer to have sidewalks than  travel   on   the   road covered with  slush.    There is  no   denying but  'what sidewalks are badly needed  'and we think it  is the duty of the  'council to discuss the matter and  say   whether   they  will favor the  building of sidewalks.  i.    .■■' . ■:   The teaching profession is one of  th? most important in the community ''and onit of the poorest paid.  "The" Nelson Economist points out  fcjjiit were the order of the Bank ol  Montreal, fixing the minimum salary on which employees may marry  at #1500 to apply in the case of  teachers there would be only two  in this province, the principals of  Victoria and Vancouver high schools  —who would be eligible. The  teachers have a just grievance in  this respect and it should be remedied. We believe also a higher  standard of teachers would be the  result in many cases.  One   of  the best of the :pilvilleij  editors lus -.his'i.uiiiorous'rhyme:  "Early to be'd and early to rise"  Does very well for sick folks and  guys;  But it makes a man miss all the  fun till he dies,  And joins the stiffs that have gone  to the skies.  Go to bed When you please  And lie at your ease—  You'll die just the same with some  Latin disease.  —Atlanta Constitution.  '' Thar bein' nothiii' to cultivate  in the city," remarked the farmer,  '' of course you folks don't have no  harvestin' time."  " Well," replied the summer  boarder whose city home was next  door to a conservatory of music,  " there are voices to be cultivated,  and then we have a harrowing  time."  " Ff hit is true dat de devil is in  de weather," says a colored brother  '' some of us will be purty well  climatized befo' we strike dc hereafter."   Fall Fairs.  The following dates of Fall Fairs  have been announced:  Langley—Sept. 17.  Kelowna—Sept. 17, 18.  Maple Ridge—Sept. 18.  Kent—September 18.  Nanaimo—September 19, 20.  Vernon—Sept. 22, 23, 24.  Surrey—September 23.  Comox—September 24, 25.  Chilliwack—Sept. 24, 25, 26.  Kamloops—Sept. 24, 25, 26.  DELTA—September 26, 27.  Ashcroft September 26, 27.  Cowichan—September 26, 27.  Central Park—Sept. 26' 27.  Coquitlam—Sept. 27.  New Westminster—September 30  October 1, 2, 3.  Victoria—Oct. 7, 8, o, 10, iu  *~lt+»lt^l**A~.A-+A-»*l**A+^&-+A+"l>  I   -♦>  f  J. BEKLEY  The Delta Agricultural Society  will hold its annual fall fair on Fri-  Friday and Saturday, September  25th and 26th. It is to be hoped  that all will do their utmost to make  the fair a success. The products of  ihe Delta should make a fine coltec-  'tion and we think it would be a  grand idea to send an exhibit to the  provincial fair at Westminster and  capture the first prize for the district exhibit.  Events, an Ottawa publication,  certifies to the accuracy of the following: " A' judge in Montreal  was asked recently to hand down a  i ' n ': I  judgment in a certain case he had  \ ... ■:  leard about two years before, when  tie replied that he had never heard  the case. The court record was  produced to prove the contrary, and  he then promised to give a judgment."       '  ■   M  Help Your Town.  The following directions of how  to help yW town are going the  rounds of the papers: - "' ■ ,  - Talk about, it.  Write abouVit.  Beautify the streets.  §611 all yott can and buy all you  can at home.  It you are  rich invest in something that will employ somebody.  ' 'Bo 'courteous to 'strangers  who  come among you, so they will go  away Wijrh good impressions.   '  "'Always5'cheer ota the men who go  j,n for improvements.    Your portion  6f the cost will be nothing.' »  *' Don't kick at any proposed improvement because it is not atfyour  own door, or for fear that your taxes  will be raised 5c cents;-  NEW WESTMINSTER,    Si  B. C, -.*♦  ?  JL Manufacturers of all kinds oi  t  £ Soda Water, Ginger -.  I Ale and Summer X  I Drinks. 1  *       Your patronage solicited      J  *.&.+A+*fr.*A-*A+.A~-A*'A+A+^>'*.<.l'  CHURCH   NOTICES.  BAPTIST,  Services will be held on Sunday  evening at 7:30, I W Williamson,  pastor  CATHOLIC  Reverend Father Edm. Peytavin,  O. M-1. Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a m.  ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN  Services next Lord's Day at 3p.m.  Sabbath School at 2 p m     Thos  Oswald, minister.  All,  SAINT'S TRENANT  Service will be held in the evening at 7:30 o'clock bv Rev Bell  METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 11 a.m  and 7:30 p.m.  Everybody   invited.    A N  Miller,  pastor    Gospel services at the tent every  evening except Monday  Song service at 7:30 accompanied  by vocal instructions in note reading etc.. if desired  Services 8 pm sharp A cordial invitation extended to the people of Ladner and surrounding community.  All instruction free. O. E. Davis,  C. Conclemen.  $( A man is known by the company  he keeps."  Th e foltwing distinguished personages have bought  BELL PIANOS  Her Royal Highness the Princess  of Louise  Her Majesty the Queen of Italy  • His Majesty the   King of Holland  His Imperial Majesty the Emperor  of Japan  His Imperial Majesty the Sultan of  Turkey  RtHon The Marquis of Lansdowne  Rt Hon The Marqnis of Dufferin  ajnd Ava  Couutess Adelina Patti Nicolini ■  Sir John Stainer Mus, Doc London  Count Von Filbinger of Austria and  many other' members of Royalty  and Nobility.  In selecting a Piano see that it has the improved 4 Pedals  Full Metal Plate, Bushed Tuning Pins, the Illimitable  Double Repeating Action.  You will be in good company if you buy a  New Art Bell Piano  '!  W. W. MONTELIUS  Exclusive Agent in B. C. for the "NEW ART" BELL and  other choice makes.  410 Hastings, Street, VANCOUVER.  ^.|.+*.H-44VH*++^+*+*+++*+*+^^  Roses,   Rhododendrons.  Agalins,  Shade   Trees,  Small Fruits.  Greenhouse and bedding out plants, at less than  eastern or fortign prices.  Clean certificate from the Inspector.  Garden, Field, and Flower Seeds.   Each variety  tested as to vitality, and at cloBe prices.  FenilUcrs,   Ilee  Supplies,   Agricultural Imple  raents, &c  New catalogue tells vou all about it.   Call and  examinf our stock and gel our list or send  for it: il will save you money.  Address  M. J.   HBNRY,  3000 Westminster Road,  Vancouver, B. C.  FOR SALE.  A   registered    Shorthorn    roan  bull, calved March 1901, and also  spring bull calves for sale.   Apply to  W. H. LADNER,  '■   LADDER, B. C.  For first class Tonsorial  w ork go to SHOF'S  Cif S, MS, Pte ETC  Try Short'a N«w Cig.t Ttia " PUHITANOS.'  HICK'S HOTEL  LADNER, B. C.  P.. SHIRLEY, Proprietor.  Conveniently  situated and  first class in every particular.  BEST CUISINE SERVICE  P. Clark  General Bhaokamlth  Ladner, B. C.  First class  class work  Horseshoiug  a specialty.  ••••••••<»•««•••••••••• »£••••••••••»•••••••••  JOHN SIMPSON, Proprietor.    •  Refitted throughout with New Horses, New Buggies  aud Hacks.   Good saddle Horses alway j>n hand.  i  * Lowest Rates.  Telephone No. 13.  You make no mistake if  you order your Suits from  fflcllalfy  Ladies and Gents Tailoring  LADNER.B.C.  ^*^Sr  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for a lease of the foreshore of Kwomais Point situate in  New Westminster district, commencing at a point marked H  C. on  Harry c.„-.t:.r.  Dated 16th July, 19^2.  To Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  Insure your Stocks, Houses Mid  Barns in the Anglo-American and  Equity Firf Insurance Companies. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, and can positively save you  money.    Gall or write for rates.  A. W. MoLeqd,  DISTRICT AGENT.  Office: Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 62.      New Westminster '  LADNER, B. C.  WM. ALEXANDER, PROP.  • y rigs and saddle horses for  e.    Horses bought and sold  on commission.  'Vamingdone on short notice.  0. T. BaKcr  11  Ladner, B. C.  Agent fqr  HH. HMD MIK IMS  A lull stock of Buggies, Carriages army* oa  hand.   Repairing of all descriptions.  ■«,.fr,»,fr.».$.4»i>s.is> syjjlj s + « + t f «l«> I K  G.W.Rudd  Hoyse Painting  Ladder, B. C.  All kinds of painting done.  Your orders solicited.  ■}>*«$ I ■}' «ifr I ♦ t^M» ♦''{"♦'♦"fr"  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year  A^A*-A+*t^&+Ar*A+A+-A'*,<tf*'ty*> TH]-; DELTA REWS, SATT/RI  AUGUST  ■w  vP-EAT -FUEL  Swedish  Expert Says it  Rivals Anthracite  Under the magic wand oi sc ience  . the brown peat of the bog is to be  converted into fuel, wood, spirit,  acetic acid, ammonia, tar, fibre for  papermaking, and a brown color for  dye. This is what Prof. C. A.  Sahlstrom, a Swedish chemist, who  -(b»s resided for many year* in London, told the Mail and Empire of  Toronto in an interview recently.  At a time when $^ a ton for hard  coal ii demanded of the worried  householder his promises are particularly interesting, for he claims  to be able to put peat fnel of greater  heating capacity than anthraoite on  the market at $4 per ton.  .Some years ago Prof. Sahlstrom  VW|8 a partner of Nordenfeldt, the  ,maker of the famous gun, and kter  was interested in the preparation of  food extracts, but at present is devoting all bis time to the production  of peat as a commercially practicable fuel, and the working up of the  bog products.  In a word, Paof. Sahlstrom's contention is that all previous attempts  to carbonate peat for fuel have  either destroyed valuable by-pro-  products or left them in the peat  Wjhere they reduced its value as a  ifuel, while by his process,  Which is np more expensive, these  .products are saved and the fuel left  'in a better condition. For instance,  .acetic acid and ammonia are chemicals Used to put out fires, while fibre  is of little .use. The by-products  extracted jfrom a ton of dry peat are  Worth ,$$. A ton of compressed  peat occupies 30 cubic feet of space,  while a ton of coal occupies 45 feet.  Putting it jin another way, .a tap. ,pf  anthracite (coal produces jtl.igQ.oj  Units of hfeat, vj-hile ajtonof.com-;  pressed peat produces over i5,ooo:  units.  The process is equally applicable  to sawdust. At present thousands  of dollars are spent in building destructors and in running them simply  to get rid of a commodity which  should be of great value. Soft coal  treated this way would give off valuable by-products, would be reduced  in bulk and would become a smokeless fuel.  One other important feature for  Panada is that this peat product is  : non-sulphurous, and will therefore  make iron equal to the best  charcoal iron.  A plant is now working in Spain,  and in Great Britain a company has  been formed to operate plants in  various parts.  As to the amount of peat available  he states that should Great Britain's  other supply of fuel be absolutely  Out off and her consumption of fuel  doubled, there is sufficient peat in  the British Isles to last for 2,000  years. The supply in Canada is  probably equally large.  $1,000 a Day.  John Wanamaker, one ofthe biggest retailers in the United States,  pays over $1,060 a day in advertising he makes use of a page a day in  five dailies in Philadelphia. This  list includes the Press, $60,000;  Ledger, $60,000; Times, $50,000:  Evening Telegram, $50,000; and  North American, $75,000, yearly.  The Philadelphia Record, before  renewing their contract with Mr.  Wanamaker, requested an advance  of $25,000 over the rate of the pre-  . ceding year. This was refused by  Mr. Wanumnker, but it is worthy  of mention that Lit Bros, took up  this proposition with the Record,  Without a moment's hesitation, and  this second firm is today paying the  enormous sum of $112,500 to the  Philadelphia Record. All of this  goes to show that the retailer has a  keen eye for profitaDle advertising  nnd you cannot fool such men as  lite? WftiMi^i^^Sense-  Langley Notes.  Miss P. Shoop, the popular  teacher of Belmont, has returned  from a trip to Ontario where she  spent her holidays.  Miss Bradley of Vancouver has  accepted the position as teacher of  Langley Prairie school.  W. Tomlinson, late of Langley  Prairie school has been appointed  teacher of Otter school.  Ssmuel Work has returned from  an enjoyable trip through Cal ifornia.  Rev. Mr. Coleman has arrived  with his tent and intends spending  a few weeks in missionary around  the corner.  While hauling hay the other day  W. Lawrence had the misfortune to  be thrown from the load. He was  completely covered and had to wait  until the hay was removed before  he could breath fresh air again.  The breaking of the axle was the  cause of Billy's misfortune.  The hay crop has been safely  housed, and the farmers are awaiting the harvest which will not be  ready for a couple of weeks yet.  There is prospects of a beautiful  harvest.  The tiff between two well known  teachers, and which was settled at  the point of a six-shooter is tbe talk  of the prairie.   ..  The post office has been removed  from Coulter and Berry's store to  the private residence of A. McCrim-  nion.    Archie is a staunch liberal.  H. Gilley's camp, at Anderson  Lake, which was established this  spring, have a fine lot of logs in  sight in the Nicomckel, much to  the annoyance of the many Izaac  Walton's who frequent this stream.  The Vancouver World is the authority for the following: A cUmin-  utivy .boy strolled into the »>olice  ^a^m this rooming carrying a  .track whip in.iiis hand. "Say jijjifliter, v he said to Chief North, "I  found this out in the lane and  thought I had better bring it in."  "That's right, my boy," replied the  chief, "you are an honest little fellow; what is your name?" 'John  Wesley Ritey," answered the  youngster. "Wesley, is it? Well,  well, I suppose you are a Methodist?" "No I ain't," quick'.y replied Wesley, "I'm a Canad an,"  and Chief North went away back  and sat down.  Hotel Colonial  J. I!.. LN\-.1,KY, Prop.  Rates, $1.50 aud $2.00 per .day.  Special  attention given   to, Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKeuxic and Clarknon Sts-.  New, Westminster, B. C.  Clarington Hotel  South Westminster, B C  Strictly first class accommodation,    Oood stabling.   Careful attention given to horses.  J. WISE, Prop  '—*    3 gffgWHBB  HOTEL LELAND  R. Dowswell, Prop.  Vancouver, 1). C.  One block from C. P. R. Depot and Steamboat  wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled.  Rates, $1.50 to $2 per day.  Cor. Granville and HastingsSts.   *   -   -   Tet 14.  Surrey Hotel,  SOUTH WESTMINSTER, B. C.  Hrs. K. George, Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout.   First class accom  modation.   Choice liquors and cigars.  Good stabling in attendance.  Mackay&Southon  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and  WorKS for a lease of the fort shore  of English Bluff beach, situate in  New Westminster district, oin-  mencing at a post marked G. II. W.  thence west, north westerly one  mile.  George Henry West.  Dated 21st July, 1902.  notice;  Take notice that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Hon.  the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for a lease of the foreshore of that portion of Blackie's  Spit, situate in New Westminster  District commencing at a post  marked G. H. W. thence six hundred and twenty yards (620) in a  south easterly direction, thence  eleven hundred and thirty-five yards  (1135) in an easterly direction.  George Henry West.  Dated 16th July 1902.  NOTICE  NOTICE Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I iutend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for a lease ofthe foreshore of Bedwell Harbor on Pender Island, commencing at a post on Wallace Point marked W.  Mc. and extending in a north westerly direction  one mile on south .shore of Bedwell Harbor.  Bated July 10th, 190a.  W. McCRKA.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty days alter,  date I intend to apply to the chief com  missioner of lands and works for a lease of the  foreshore, commencing at a post marked H. R.  on the south east point of Pender Island and extending one mile in a north westerly direction  to the mouth of Bedwell Harbor.  Dated July lolh, 1902.  .HUGH   RAPFORn.  Columbia street,   -   NKW WKSTMWSTKR.B.C.  Have just placed in stock their second install,  nieut of"  -   Wall Paper   -  n Hew patters and at moderate prices, and cor.  d:illy invite inspection of 3<uue.  Across America.  A solid vestibuled train daily in  each direction.  Leaves Westminster, •oa.m. ferry  Arrives Westminster by 2:30 p.m  ferry.  Finest equipment in the west.  Fastest time to Kootenay and the  east.     Tickets on sale to all points  in Europe.  " D. P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NEW  WESTMINSTER, B. C.  C. P. IS, Co.  TIME TABLE  NKW WESTMJNSTER-STEVBSTON  ROUTE.  Steamer Transfer, leave? New Westminster, Monday 5 a.m. and 3 p.  m., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Friday  3 p.m, Saturday 2 p.m. Leaves  Steveston Mon., Tues., Wed.,  Thurs, 7 a. m, Friday 6 a m.,  and Saturday 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.  calling at Fraser River landings  between New Westminster and  Steveston.  VICTORIA NEW  WESTMINSTER  ROUTE.  S.S.   Prineeaa   Louise   leaves Victoria  Tuesdays   and Fridays   at 7   a.m.  Leaves   New   Westminster   Wednesdays   and   Saturdays at 7   a. m.,  calling  at  Wayne,   Steveston   and  Guichon.  NEW WE3TMINSTEK-CH1LLIWACK  ROUTE.  S.S. Beaver leaves New Westminster  Mondays, Wolnesclays and Fridays at 8 a.m. Leaves Chilliwaok  Tuesdays, Thursdays' and Saturdays at 7 a.m., oaliina at Fraser  River landings between New  Westminster and Chilliwack.  ALASKA ROUTE.  For Skagway direct, Steamship  Amur.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVER ROUTE.  S.S. Charmer leaves Victoria daily at  1  a.m.    S.S.  Charmer leuves Vancouver daily at J :15 p.m.  WEST COAST ROUTE.  Steamer Queen  City   leaves    Victoria  1st, 10th and 20th day of month  for     Pt.     Renfrew,     Coraninnah,  daoosc, Dodgers Cave, Ecole, Al-  berni, Seohart,   Uchilet,  Clayoquot  and Ahounet.    For Cape Scott and  intermediate    ports     on    20th,  ol  month.  NORTHERN  B.C.  COAST  ROUTE.  S.S. Tees leaves Victoria 11 p.m. 1st  ajid 15th of mon lib.    Leaves Van-  ,    oouvcr 2 p.m. on 2nd and 16th of  month,   for Alert   Bay,   Fort   Rupert,   Rivers   Inlet,   Nanui,    Bella  Bella,    China    Hat,    Lowe    Inlet,  Skeena  River,   lletlakatlnh,   Port  Simpson, Naas ltiver and intorme  diate ports, calling at Bulla Cooln  and Sltidefiite onco a month.  All   steamers   from   Vancouver   sail  from Q.P.K. wharf.   The Company re-  servos   the   right    of   changing   time  table at any  time   without   notification,  For   full    particulars    as   to   time,  rates, etc., apply to nearest agent, or  to  J. W. TROUr, E. J. COYLE,  Manager, Asst. Gen. Pass Apt.  .Vioiorin. Vancouver.  . ■s-rT'.—t^t3^J!a£,r36j's-;  X  3  ^W  ^Ife^  mm  FROST & WOODS Open End Binders,will harvest  any,crop. Roller and Ball Bearings, Extra Wide De<,lr„  Relief rollers and other modern improvements. Other makes  in stock.    Catalogues free on application.  T. J. Trapp & Co. Ltd j 3kS££K  WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEPOT.  LARGE STOCK   OF  Wines? Liquors & Mineral Water  Kept on hand and ready to  -   -   Fill Orders at Short Notice.   •   -  Retail Dealers ami other visitors to the city should Inspect the stock.    Quality and nnsdatliwi  to match the best.   Family trade a specialty, with prompt delivery guaranteed.  Sole Agent for British Columbia For the Famous Allonez Magneala Mineral Water.  HARRY FREEMAN,   -   -   New Westminster, B. «.  Front Street, Next Steamboat Exchange.  Always in Season  The Suggestion to Buy Home Foods  WHEN THEY ARE THE  BEST   IN   THE   WORLD  mkman'Ker Cereals  xrown and Hon  YOUR  Home Grown and Home Made  SHOULD HAVE A V A I T D BREAKFAST  PLACE ON        I  \J U K TABUS  ALL     GROCERS  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY  B. C—Noted Brand.  PHOENIX—With Eagles.  OLD SPORT—Always Reliable.  B. WILBERG & CO. new Westminster, b. c.  P. O. BOX 661.  Farm Implements  Of all kinds.      New and up-to-date.      Farmers    X  should not be without machinery for their farms   j  Cyclery Department  Has been restocked with the best makes of Bicycles.     You can  buy a  Bicycle at the lowest   X  price.    Repairing of all kinds  Washing Machines §  Makes washing an easy task.      To  see  one of   ♦  these machines will convince you they are O.K.    #  GENERAL  AUCTIONEER, 1  | J. F. Stainton, ■■■-- Ladner. I  ■I'H'H-i'H'l'4'H'l'i'H^Htl^f ♦'!>♦ H H I ♦ 'HH'H-H-f ♦♦♦«  Binder Twine? Baling Wire  Baling Ties  Cheapest and Best  R. F. ANDERSON A CO  NEW WBSTMINOTBR, B. C.  Delta Transfer Stable   1  LADNER, B. C.  SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDLB HOMBS   f  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team Work Done at Specially Low fYlmw*     i  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  r*f*^ff  A Telephone " Ladner" No. 10.  «.««.«<».«<&«.«.-<».«<*«. <».'»•»'»>■-*•'»»■».•%■ »»•»•»»-»*•*•»»» %.■*•%. ■»-»-»V'*^^^*,  tbe Delta Hews, $1 a year -'•  : ii j., DELTA  B   \    A  . fflCi  jest  -tr-gsr*- tgraetaggtwiwfe  BIRTH.  Johnasok.— Al     Point    Roberts,  -   Wn., oil Friday, August vsth, to  Mr.   and   +ira.   J.   Johnason, a  . i     i-  i  daughter.  EYTON —At    Ladner,   B.   C,  on  '''Thursday,. August 21st, 1902, to  }iti and Mrs. Beresford Eyton of  a. son.  LOCAL   NEWS.  Xhe.council meets thjs afternoon.  Mr. and Mss. A. de R. Taylor vis-  ;ttd Westminster on Wednesday.  •?.  .   \\v ■    i?'1 v.   1 • •' • ■•  Miss Arthur went up to Yancou-  ver'yesterday for a few days visit.  , . ,   • (,  ■     ,1 -,-       J   . ,;,.■. I  Mjrs. Woodward of Vancouver is  visiting with W. H, Smith's family.  V/ v 1""  • .' -    »T    J '  Delta Agricultural fair on Friday  and Saturday September 2,6th, and  Jftft   «"   •  "       •'■ '     ' 1  Mrs. Waring of Victoria is visiting with her sister Mrs. Honeyman  at Qulfside. ''  Tfhe thrashing has commenced  and all are busy at fc-ork getting in  their harvest.  th  I    :      V    '  Mrs. J. M- Collinson who has  been ill for some time, is now able  to be around again.  »/.       ■  ,- c  The A- 0. U. W. celebration on  Labor Day, September 1st, promises  to be a first class affair.  t< i  J. JJenley, the soda water manufacturer of Westminster was in town  JKednesday on business.  U 1   v>> ■  Mrs. Clark of Vancouver spent  the past week in Ladner visiting  ■with Mrs. Thos. Woolery.  Mrs. Glassford, wife of Rer. Mr.  Glassford of Cumberland, B. C, is  visiting with friends in the Delta  Mrs. H. H. Hull and children of  Westminster has spent the past week  th Ladner visiting with Mr. and  V- H- Mrs. Taylor.  A gang of men have been busily  engaged the past week repairing  and fixing in general the telephone  line and system throughout the  district.  H. Nicholson and James Nesbitt  went up to the Royal City this week  and passed examinations for engineers, and will be engaged on  thrashing machines.  G. H- Byron returned Monday  from Blaine where he has been the  past couple of months engaged at  ttie canneries. He reports business  as being very good in that section.  J. H- Hansen of Portland, Ore.,  representative of. the McCormick  farm machines, spent the past week  in this section and with the local  agent J. F. Stainton made a tour of  'the Delta.  F. J. Hart, the well known insurance man of Westminster spent  a day in this section this week attending to business. The firm of  fy J. Hart & Co., do a large business in the Delta.  Angus Clark who has been teacher  in the Trenant school the past year  left the first of the week for Vancouver where we understand he has  taken the position of first assistant  in the F&irview school.  Dr. Lannsnbejg, the eye specialist, returned to Westminster yester-  day and will return to Ladner again  about the middle of next month to  remain a week. Owing to lack of  unable to remain this  than a couple of da^s.  . at Seattle taking  ■.-al celebration.  C. F. Greeu  ill tho Elks can  Rev A. E. Vert will preach in the  Presbyterian church tomorrow  (Sunday) afternoon at 3 o'clock.  W. N. Draper, provincial land  surveyor, Westminster, was in town  yesterday surveying the Woodward  property.  John Cunningham who recently  arrived from the province of Quebec  has been looking over the Delta the  past week with a view of settling  here.  Johnson-  McRaye  Entertainers  Miss Pauline Johnson (Tekah-  ionwake). In a'delightful an unique programme never before produced in America.  Ilr. J. Waiter McRaye. The  popular entertainer in his brilliant  impersonations of Mr. Drumniond'.s  "Habitant,"  will be in the  Town Hall, Ladner, on  n  /  ADMISSION SO GENTS  UN  Watchmaker  and Jeweler  LADNER, B. C,  A full stock of high grade  Jewelery, Watches, and Clocks  W. N. DRAPER,  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  Room z, KUard Block. New Westminster,;b.C.  Farm For Sale  A good farm for sale,  suitable for stock or grain,  good water. Easy distance of Ladner, situated  on Trunk road. Further  particulars apply  A. care of NEWS Office.  Repairing a specialty. If you have  any work leave it with me and I  will guarantee satisfaction.  riQESH  muiis  Peaclies, # Apricots,  Pears,  Plums,  Prunes, &c.  Moderate  Prices  CITY BAKERY  ^•m-^^%^%•*►-«,■»■»•«►-«.•*•»••». 5fc»-»-V «.■»■»  $G&e3&de3w5e£3Ce9e3;8(Sc; •&a®«$e£«$»Q»Q«(|«0ef«i  BOOTS  &  SHOES  ^-,..,11. .inn  FOR  BARGAIN'S  IN     TI1KSE     GOODS  CALL ON  W. L McBRIDE  DRYGOODS i  GENT'S     J  FURNISH-   •  INGS        i      •  !  I  I  PORT GUICHON, B. C.  'Phone 5  • oil  >     CHOICE  GROCERIES  COME AND  INSPECT  THESE GOODS  SATISFACTION  BEST       *  BRANDS OFJ  FLOUR     J  •  GUARANTEED  A NEW LINE OF  LADIES BLOUSES        INDIES SAILORS  LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR  We have the stock, we know how  to treat you well, and feel that we  are entitled to your patronage. Try  us for anything usually kept in a  first class drug store.  Specialties;  MAQAZINES, STATIONERY,  AND SPECTACLES.       -     -  P. J. MacKenzie,  DO YOU NEED  HARNESS  If so place your order early  and avoid the spring rush  Everything In Harness  and Saddlery at  Moderate Prices.  h. Mcdowell,  LADNER, B. C.  I ROBERT MAYl  Ladner,    -    B. C..   t  .  Fresh  j  I Groceries j  Tinware, Graniteware, Etc.   ?  t  *  3.  ♦  A  •i-  X  •v  +  +  I  X  FRESH  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS  GROCERIES :-: EVERY  WEEK  -AT-  • »  %&  WMiSJS  i :  1 -  i  There.  MARSHALL SMITH  LADNER,    -   -   -   -    B. C.    j  Drugs,  medicines, toilet articles, |  stationery supplies, sporting goods, |  etc.,   delivered   free   at Boundary  Bay Tuesdays and Fridays.  J   SCHOOL SUPPLIES  Agent for  \ The   Gurney  Foundry  J     Oxford Stoves and Ranges.  t   .   The best on the market.  Coy's, i1  '  remain a weel  !ime he was "vj  im'e longer th:  Jitfm. Arthur has under consjder-  a,tion the  erection   of a large   hall  itwgMJfga room for Ladner.    It Jias  not been definitely decided as to the  size as yet but we learn that when  compkte|i it will be jargc ' enough  \o accommodake large' meetings of  lodges and W.4 fa&\ will ba sufficient  jo, iridvtce pla^s to cpiiie.'' yh'is is a  step   ill the   right  direction   and  should be encouraged, as a decent  hall is badly needed.  Mtt ■<■■■■'■,  We would call your special attention to this depart-  • particular.    New goods arriving continually.  • meat, everything is kept thoroughly up-to-date  in every •  1    MACKENZIE'S DRYGOODS STORE.  • LADNER.  INSURE YOUR PROPERTY   with—  Mmrt A Co.  New Westminster, B. 0.  JBS33BSSSSSSS ~  insurance Agency  <y to Loan.   ~  Have had a good sale this season,  is still a nice assortment which I intend to clear?  out at 1  25 per cent discount   !  ——«—,  j  ■  I i i  ^3ftt.)K.».)K.«.)K.»)K.t.)^^  THE FAMOUS  Queen Quality Shoe  FOR WOMEN  LADIES : If you want to wear the shoe that won the highest  honors at the Pan-American Exposition, then ask ior the Queen Quality  shoe, it received the GOLD HEDAL.  This is the reasons we are selling "Empress Shoes'•* at cost as they  have never received a medal of any kind and are'not to be compared  with the The Famous Quera Quality. .  v •   '  We are sole agent for New Westminster.  W.E. SINCLAIR,  NOTICE TO CAMPERS  Fishermen & Picnic Parties  The new store at Boundary Bay is now completed- and carries a fall  stock of Choice Groceries, Canned Goods and everything a camper needs.  Cigars and Sott Drinks. Good Bathing.  Call at the Old Stand lately, occupied by P. Clark.  First class work. Your patronage solicited.  W. H. TAYLOR,     -     -     PROP.  Clearing lines of Men's suits at following prices  Old price $7.50 now $5.00  " " 9.00 " 6.50  "     "     9.50   "     7.00  Old price $10.00 now $ 8.50  "     )!      14.00   "     10.00  J. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street   ;-;     New Westminster,

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