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Array ^faU^ho-^*!   -'MrO^.  (jMmu  :■■  Vol. 2. No. 5.  LADNER, B. C, SATURDAY,   HARCH 23, 1903.  $1.00 a year  The Ball Was a Grand  Success. Large Crowd  in Attendance.. Notes  of the Town.  A jovial crowd, excellent music,  and a good floor, helped to make  tbe Steveston Athletic Clubs' ball,  o» Tuesday evening last, a great  success, conducing to the guests assembled a pleasure long to be remembered.  The town hall was prettily and  tastefully decorated with evergreens,  colored tissue paper and flags, and  the bright dresses ot" the ladies assembled' made the scene one of splendor.  A special train from Vancouver,  arriving about 8:30, brought in a  large crowd of dancers, who, with  those from Ladner aud. surrounding places made up about one hundred qouples- The large and wall-  waxed floor, however, gave ample  room to this large number.  The grand . march was begun  about 9 o'clock, and shortly after  the ball was in full 'swing..'  Wm. Dunn, vice.-pres., of the  .club, acted as master of ceremonies  and gave excellent satisfaction to  everyone present. Number followed number in rapid succession  until the program finally wound up  when about thirty or more numbers  had been danced..  I Supper was served by the committee, in the rear of the hall, the  toom occupied by the gymnasium  club, at 12 o'clock, two long tables  being spread with delicious and  tempting viands,.  The music was furnished by Har-  pur_ orchestra, of Vancouver, an  orchestra far-famed for its excellent  music and at Steveston they did  not fail in keeping up to their standard.  The committee, whose untiring  efforts helped so much to make the  ball a success, was. composed of H.  Willwater, pres., Wm. Dunn, vice,  pres., A. Carrier, and S. McHugh.  The same committee propose to  have another social dance in about  two weeks.  The enterprising residents of  % Steveston have a useful and valuable addition to the amusements  of the town, in the form of a gymnasium room occupying the rear  end of the town hall. They have  recently purchased a large and  beautiful piano Which would be a  credit to a.city club. They uum  ber 35 members.  Steyes-on.'s. Chinese settlement  are building an addition to their  town in erecting a large store and:  dwelling.  A man named Finlaysony hailing  from Victoria, was convicted in the  police court this week and given  accommodation in the free restaurant for three mouth., for raising  $20 on the security of a salmon net  and sundry articles left iu his care,  said property being valued at over  1100. He had been drinking and  while under the influence of the  corn juice, took occasion to prolong  his spree.  A man, professing to be a cook,  and claiming a home in London,  Eng., charged with confiscating  $18 from the Richmond Hotel, decided to visit Pt. Roberts, Wash.  He was cleverly caught, however,  by Ladner's chief of police, J. Jordan, and returned to Steveston.  He was taken to the Royal City  and sent up for trial at the spring  assizes.  Steveston is to have a cannery  that she may well be proud of, it  being perhaps the largest cannery  in the world. This new canneiy,  now in course of construction, is to  be named the "Imperial." The  cannery frontage extends about 350  feet and will contain four lines of  machinery and give employment to  about 300 people. English capital,-  with headquarters at Vancouver, is  back of the scheme.  THE LICENSE QUESTION.  it is more or less a public affair, we  did not think we would be running  up against the interest of the existing hotels, and so lose patronage.  The same may apply if we hap-  ] cued to state that some person was  coming into the district to sell sacks,  binder twine and other goods used  by the farmers or should we happen  to mention that some one was going to open another harness shop,  bakery, or freight shed with scales,  simply because they were already  here and therefore no license should  be granted.  PING-PONG.  The second ping-pong tournament was held ki Waddell's hall on  Monday evening. The finals were  played off last evening. Following is the result:  Ladies Singles.  Mrs. M. Smith     ) ,        ,  Miss J. Thirkle    j b~l    b~^  Gentlemen's Singles.  F. J. MacKenzie  Marshall Smith    | 6"4'    6~4,  Doubles.  W, H. Wilson and Miss M. Green.  F. J. MacKenzie and Miss Carss.  6-4.    6-2.  The final tournament of the season will be held  on   Monday evening, March 30th.    The  ladies will  serve refreshments.  LOCAL ITEMS.  By the time that this issue of the  Delta News is in the hands of its  subscribers, the question of another  liquor;- license and hotel will be settled one way or the other.  In our opinion every one is entitled to his or her own ideas with  regard to the liquor question, and  all axe entitled to vote for or against  the granting of a new license in accordance with their views and  principles.  If the license is granted, the licensee is responsible if he does not  go according to. the act, and the  public need not put up with the  house if run at all disorderly, and  have their recourse. So it is not  likely that a man would invest his  money and run chances of having  his. license taken away. With one  license in Ladner it is too much oi  a monopoly, and without any, the  place would soou drift into the  state that the town of Chilliwack  is.  It is a well-known and undispu-  table fact that the present hotel accommodation is inadequate for the  town,, and many complaints are  made by travellers who are unable  to obtain rooms in either hotel.  During the past week people who  were in a position to pay, had to go  begging for a bed.  Both the existing hotels were  built when requirements were very  different to the present, and neither  of them have been enlarged or kept  up to the times, so that a person  would be quite within his right in  applying for a license for a well-  equipped and up-to-date hotel.  The Delta Newa has been very  careful not to make any comments  on the case while sub judice, but we  consider the public is always interested iu knowing what is going on  either in the town or district.    As  No service will   be held in   the  Baptist church Sunday.  James Welsh returned yesterday  from a few days visit to Huntingdon. ■   Percy Smith returned yesterday  from a few months visit with relatives in the east.  J. E. Gilmore, accountant at the  Standard Cannery, Skeena river,  left Vancouver Thursday for the  North.   a   Mrs. H. G. Taylor has leased  Samuel Morley's property. Mr.  Morley expects to go east shortly  where his family are at present.  The Ladner Cornet Band played  several selections on the street  Wednesday evening. It is hoped  that open air concerts will be frequent during the summer months.  Arrangements should be made for  a grand stand at some suitable  point in the town.  A chinaman working on a boom  of logs owned by Grant & Kerr,  tell off yesterday afternoon, and  getting under the logs was drowned.  Several Chinamen who were with  him at the time were unable to rescue him. The body was recovered  shortly after the accident.  M. N. Reid left on Saturday for  Seattle, and will shortly leave for  Chilkat, Alaska, where he is interested in the canneries owned by the  Alaska Fisheries Union. Rod  Reid will leave next week where  he will also be engaged in the canneries.  The snow has disappeared and  we believe everyone can go to work  with the assurance that the winter  is over. Wm. Pybus predicted the  recent snow storm two weeks before it came, but his friends thought  he was away out, but are now convinced that his prognostications are  correct.  OF IH  §18 III 10 «! H.  Premier Laurier Gives  Notice of the Chinese  Resolution. New Zealand Labor Laws.  L. P. Duff of Victoria will be assistant Canadian counsel in the Alaskan boundary settlement.  The Premier gave notice that on  Friday, he will move tbat the Dominion House go into Committee  on the resolution for a tax of $500  on Chinese entering Canada, and  that the persons in command or in  charge of tlie vessels bringing them  be personally liable for the tax on  such immigrants arriving by such  vessels.  "Joe" Martin announces that he  is prepared to smash the British  Columbia government on condition  that the majority who act with him  do not then attempt to form another  government. That is very like  "Joe." He is usually "against tbe  government"—even the one he is  in.—Montreal Witness.  A Nottawasaga hotelkeeper has  stopped his subscription to the Col-  lingwood Enterprise because it censured councilors who advocated a  reduction in the license fee. from  $"0.        •  The fisheries department sent  out a second batch of salmon fry,  sixty thousand, from the hatchery  at Bon Accord. The young sock-  eyes were put out in rivers flowing  into Jervis inlet.  The announcement is officially  made that the president of the  United States will visit Puget Souud  in May next and be in Seattle on  the 24th and 25th.  A new idea, called a "national  tea," netted $150 for the ladies of  Woodstock Baptist church. The  tables were made representative of  Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, and the United States, and  were appropriately decorated.  Iu connection with the request ot  the Vancouver Liberal Association for a provincial convention  it is proposed that tor the convenience of upcountry delegates, the  convention shall be held at Revel-  stoke. It is considered probable, in.  view ofthe possibility of a general  election after the next legislative  session, that the convention .will be  called to meet at an early date.  A letter from Port Simpson tells  of a tremendously heavy fall of snow  along the north British Columbia  coast. At some places there is four  feet on the level. The Indians are  reported to be elated, and when  asked to explain the cause of jubilation, said, " Plenty snow, plenty  salmon." It will be remembered  last fall that a severe winter was  predicted by the Indian which turn  ed out to be just the opposite.  The opinion in political circles is  that Ralph Smith, M. P., will go  into provincial politics to lead the  liberals. He will have the support  of Senator Templeman and other  members of the dominion cabinet.  Martin and his following among  the liberals are opposed to Smith.  According to news from Alberni,  Alan W. Neil, M. L- A., will support the present government, hav-  been authorized by his committee  to do so. He will not be "slavish"  but he thinks the present time inopportune for a dissolution. He  also intends not to be in opposition  to Joseph Martin.  Mrs. Fleming, the unfortunate  woman who killed her daughter  with an axe last year at Victoria,  while in a fit of insanity, has recovered here faculties. She is at  the Westminster asylum. Those  who have visited her recently say  she is looking remarkably well, and  that she is entirely rational. She  has no memory of the terrible tragedy in which she took her daughter's life. The whole horrible occurrence is a complete blank to her.  The news was broken to her sometime ago, and came as a great shuck.  In' a few mouths it will be possible to travel around the earth in  40 days. The route will be as follows: Paris to Vladivostock, thirteen days; to Nagasaki, two days;  to Yokonama, two days; to Vancouver twelve days; to New York,  via C. P. R., four days; to Cherbourg, six days; to Paris, less than  half a day. A generation ago  Jules Verne wrote a book called  "Round the World in Eighty  Days," which was looked upon as  an ingenious mixture of science  and romance.  LABOR LAWS.  New Zealand's advanced labor  legislation is seemingly undergoing  a crucial test. The cabinet makers  at Auckland demanded higher pay,  and the arbitration court which decides disputes of the kind, decreed  that they should receive is. 3d. an  hour. The employers thereupon  shut up their factories, and will import instead of making furniture.  It is now a question if the arbitration courts can compel the employers to pay wages higher than they  think they can afford. If they cannot, New Zealand's labor laws will  cease to be held up as a model for  other strike-worried lands.  Mrs. F. J. Mackenzie and Miss  Daisy Davis are visiting at Westminster.  Ell  II  Work on the Wharf and  Right -of-Way Assuming1 a Reality. Engine  to Arrive Next Week.  From the appearance of the work  going on in the Delta with the construction of the Victoria Terminal  Railway, it is quite likely that in a  few weeks railway facilities will be  in vogue. On the Cloverdale end  a:i engine is at work laying track  and is progressing rapidly. From  Port Guichon the track has bee-  laid about five miles out and an engine is expected to arrive daily to  push the work on at this end. The  large wharf and slip for the transfer  of the cars on the boat is going  ahead, two pile-drivers being at  work driving the piles.  At the rate the work is going on  at present the track should be all  laid between Port Guichon and  Cloverdale by the middle of April.  The steamer Victorian, which is  at present in Victoria harbor, has  been re-arranged and is now capable of carrying the cars across the  gulf. By this route passengers will  be able to make the trip to Victoria  in about three hours less time.  GIVES A BONUS.  The second public meeting called  for the purpose of approval of the  general scheme for supplying Chilliwack with electric light and water  power, agreed to offer $10,000 by  way of bonus to any company which  will in return guarantee a certain  number of street lights and hydrants for fifteen years.  NOT SETTLED YET.  The conference projected between  the Canners' Association and the  white and Japanese fishermen, in  regard to the price of fish for the  coming season, has not yet materialized. The delay is said to be  due to the death of the secretary of  tbe Japanese Union, and the resignation of Charles Durham, who fot  the past three years, has acted as  secretary of the British Columbia  Fishermen's Union.  Mr. and Mrs. W, T. Wodden, of  Vancouver, are visiting with Mr.  and Mrs. L- Gifford.  E- C. Smith, M.'L. A., expressed  himself in an interview at Fernie  this week as in favor of the present  legislature living out its natural  period, provided that no extravagant railway legislation is introduced.  The government agent at Westminster has posted up notices that  he will hold a court of revision at  the court house on May 4; on the  voters' lists for New Westminster  Dewduey, Richmond and Delta.  A farmer ordered a barrel oi fish  for Lent to be shipped to his local  depot. On calling for his goods,  and noticing C. O. D. in large letters on the barrel, exclaimed:  " those people, I ordered herring." THE- DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, MARCH- 21, 1905,  THE DELTA NEWS  Published every Saturday.  Subscription, $1.00 per year.  ADVERTISING RATES.  Casual Advertisements, w cents per line for  the'first insertion, and 5 centfcper line for each  sabsequent insertion. The number of line,  reckoned by the space occurred, 12 hues to the  inch.  Rates tor Commer;'  had on application:..  •• .vlveri;  n_ office.  :ineuts can be  Reading notices 10 cents per line for each insertion. -      >Wi :"'       ■   '  Birth and Death notices, 50c., Marriages $1.00.  Any speci il notice? the object orwhlch is to  •promote thr pecuniary benefit of any* in-ividual  5» coiupn 11 y, to b* 1 considered an < advertisement  ■Ud chatted accordingly.    " ' •*•  -  '  All n.lvertisements cliurged for ulit.U ordered  out aVd paid for. -'    " *•  Correspondence invited on matters of public  Interest. Communications tuedftqrtthist be ac-  ...upuuie. by name of-wrtter, nut necessarily  for publication, but «r evidence ot good faith.  Correspondence w/tgn reach this office by '1 ues-  d_y evening.  RIC. A. FRASEIy  Editor a^id Proprietor.  SATURDAY,, MARCH   21,   IQ02.  The C. P. R. strike atVancouver  among the freight handlers is still  unsettled and the prospects arenot  likely   for  an amicable settlement  for some time.   Tbe merchants and  business  men   of the_ city, are the  chief sufferers.   A, committee from  the city council and bpard of trade  could   not  do   anything, likewise  Premier Prior who offered his services to endeavor to bring about a  Mttiement.     Ou Vancouver island  t     v.     ,  , .   ■•   \     ,  .■  James Dunsmuir has shut down  ■work at his coal mines near Lady-  smith, which is causing considerable trouble to the residents of that  place by throwing a large number  of men out of eniyloyment. The  trouble in Vancouver is that the  men want the union recognized,  which the company does not want  to do. On the island the miner's  union has affiliated with the organizations controlling the unions of  states. Dunsmuir objects to this  and claims be is willing for..tbe men  tt> organize, but he does not \yish  to be dictated to by foreign, unions  and as a result has struck.  LAUGHABLE  INCIDENT.  Two mischievous girls who are  members of a church choir in a  neighboring town, figured recently  in a laughable incident, which is  quite.good enpugb to,bear, repeatr  ing. In so„et>wkyykHO^iv <#uy, to.  themselves, they, became, possessed  of the subject of the minister's Sunday morning sermon, and thereupon  set about, selecting,. so,ngs in harmony with the thej»e. Qu Sunday  niorning they were, on hand bright  and early looking innocent enough  to deceive a brace of Pinkerton detectives. One of them seated herself at the organ and played "Faint  Yet Pursuing," which was sung as  a, voluntary." Then the minister  arose and consulted tbe list which  had been- given him called for No.  395. The choir,sang "Almost Persuaded. The, minister arose and  announced, the., therne ".Courtship  and Marriage. '-• and rea,d the.leg-  son and called .he^nex^ song. The  choir sang "Triumph at Last," and  the congregation began to look  amused. "After prayer sing No.  2.01," said the .minister and his petition asked tha,t(the.spirjt of levity  which possessed some of his hearers  be banished, Then the choir sang,  "Hasten Lor'd, the Glorious Day,"  and everybody laughed. Even the  minister bad difficulty iu stifling a  smile when the choir struck up  "Behold the.Bridegroom Cometh,"  and, the, congregation became pos-  following, are^the. names of j itivelv hilarious as the organ pealed  „v__c_    -Rrit__"Vni««,1,;J on the opening   notes  of   "What  Shall the Harvest Be?" And  w throughout-those .two girls preserved their expression of saintly innocence and afterward decided it  was the most "peculiar and striking coincidence''' they ever heard.  The   installation   of  water and  sewerage system for Ladner is badly needed and it is hoped that some  iejasible proposition   can   be made^  With a company  wbo undertakes  such matters.      We do, not believe  the people of Delta have had ths?  late proposition  put to. them, in a  broad  enough light, and think it  would be a good idea to call another meeting, giving time enough  for a_i toknow wben it will be held.  In that way a large number would  would attend and an. expression of  Ol opinion obtained.  work in connection with the selection of seed graiti. About 8pp  specially prepared seed plots, containing one-quarter of an acre each,  have been operated according to  plans arranged by Prof, Robertson.  Those who entered the competition in 1900 wp.re directed to go into a field of wheat or. oats and select by hand the, heads of the largest and mos^vigorojus plants to furnished,, good plump seed for seed  for the quarter acre seed, plot for  '1901. In 1901 they were required  to select large heads from the most  vigorous and, productive plants of  the seed plot, to produce seed for  their stock seed plot for 1902, and  in 1902 the samQ process of selecting wa.s again repeated.  Each year one hundred of the  largest and best developed heads of  grain were selected from the stock  seed plot and sent to Psof. Robertson forr the^ yearly,, competition.  One ppjnt was given for every  grain which the ioo heads contained, and 25 points were given for  every, grain, which the grain in  these 109 heads weighed. It has  been gratifying to ;the promoters of  this scheme for the improvement of  seed grain to. note the, systematic  _nd;. .business like methods... of those  Wb<?,.baye undertaken the,, work of  managing the^e stock seed plots.  The  the   successful   British   Columbia  competitors for.the,yearly, compel  tion for 19Q3:  Wheat—'P French, Vernon, $25;  Donald and D Graham. Armstrongs  $2q; W A Middleton, Vernon, $15;  H B B, _gari Langley Prairie, $12;  T n        a     JT,n    „ 1      r- j, 'Che   priests   of South   Austria  J Howard and Ena  Mo.hr,   Ender- , .       ,        ,._. .       _,  i have signed a petition praying  the  by, $10; V W Menzie., Pender Is- j th_ Arcbbishop of Vienna to allow  laud, $8; W Petersen, Gabriola.j them to wear beards. The priests  $5; Ellen J McLennan, Beaver urge that many of them suffer from  Point $5;.G-Gilbert Mohr, Ender- preacher's throat, which would be  .     * I obviated if they were permitted to  wear beards. They also state that  sometimes they are mistaKeu for  strolling moutebanks,, instead of  ministers of the gospel  PARLOR  Tobacco,-Pipes, and Cigarr.  Westover tobacco a specialty.  L. QIFFORD,     -      -       Ladner  _» Qj U   W  Di;i,TA  LODGE  NO.   is,   meets   first    and,  third   Tuesdays   in   each mouth in^Vad-  dill's Hall. T. W. KKRR, Rec-rder." '  THO*. K. LADNER. M. W.  I. O. F.  Court Osseo, No. 3443, meets  in I O.OF Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  ieach mqnth Visiting brethren  always welcome. C. R, J B  Burr ; R. S,   B S  McDonald  FIVE CENTS  Get your milk frqru thei Hazel  Grove Dairy, delivered morning and  evening at five cents a quart. All  kinds of apples, and vegetables at  market price.     W A Kirkland  W.- N DRAPER,  i  PROVINC-AI,  LAND SURVEYOR  -loom 2, KUard Block, New Westminster. B.C  Goat  at  STAINTONS  Heaters, Farm Implements, Picture,. Framing  and Qeneral Repairing.    Coal Oil and  Oasoline.  J. F. STAINTON,   ....   Ladner. B. C.  TAILOltlWG  Clothes Altered, Cleaned and Repaired.,  Parcels left at W. _. McBride's store aud A. Walker's and W, R. McClellan's barbershop will be  called for on Monday aud returned on Saturday.  Q. W.WALKER.  _f_  '..  Windsor Hotel  Comer Columbia & Begbie, Sts.  NKW WESTMINSTER  , Sample rooms.lor commercial travelers. Cen  :trally situated' in business portion of. the -city  ' Accommodation aud dining roojn first class. Convenient to tramway tenniniis and' CrR depot  and steamboats. Rates'$i, $l._J and fi.50.  A. VACIION,      ....      Proprietor  The-Vancouver Liberal Association held a meeting tills week, and  it was decided by a vote, of 59 to 1.7  tq bold a convention. The chief  question seems to be the leadership  Joseph Martin attended and had a,  fatherly talk with the members  present, but it seems his arguments  wert of no avail.  Tifie opening of the proyincjalj  legislature is. still advertised for, the  second of April. It is only, a few  days off and not likely to be again  changed.  Oats—EUa J McLelhtn, Beavei  Poi«tv $25; Morrice Middleton,  Vernon, $20.; V M Menzies, Pender Island, $15; Gordon Frederic,  Ladner, $12; Donal.^, ay,4 David  Graham, Armstrong, $10; Harry  B Biggar, Langley Prairie, $8;  Gilbert Mphr, Enderby, $5; Flora  Peterspri,. Beaver Point, $2.  It is interesting to note: the increases that, haye been made in the  siz. and weight of the heads and  the number of grains per head since  the work of selection was commenced. The following tables  show tbe average number, of grains  per head, and the weight-, of gr>in  per hundred heads for Canada apd  those received from British Columbia competitors who operate.^ stock  seed plots on the. s^tne farms  throughout the. tbree years: .  Canada, average number, of grains  per head; 19°°. 116,9; 1901,, 121.2;  1902, 140.21 average wejght of  grains per too head grams, 1900,  301.6; 1901, 343.3; 1902, 385.5.  British Columbia, average number  of giains per head,, 1900^15^4;  jqou, 166.1;, 1902,. 172.5; avenge  weight of grajns per ioo,, head  grams, 434.1; 190., 484.1; .1902,  497-*.   WELL AGAIN.  The many friends of John Blount will he pleased to learn that he has entirely recovered from  his attack of rheumatism. Chamberlain's Pain  Balm cured hiin after the best doctors in the  town (Monon, In_.) had failed to give relief.  The prompt relief from pain which this liniment  a.ords ia alone worth many times its cost. Sold  by V. J. MacKenzie  CHURCH    NOTICES  CATHOLIC  Reverend Father Edm. Peytavin,  CK.M.I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month1 at 10:30 am.  Hotel Colonial  J. K. INSLKY, Prop.  Rates, $1.50 and J2.00 per day.  Special attention given' to Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKenaie and Clarkson Sts,  New Westminster, B. C  Clarington Hotel  South Westminster,  , Strictly first class accommodation.    Good stabling.   Carefnl attention given to horses.  i WISE, Prop.  1  !  V  I  f  T  I  I  I  I  k  T  I  t  f  T  I  I  T  T  i  I  V  The  Delta  News  THE PEOPLES" POPULAR PAPER  Hotel I_eland  R. Dowswell, Prop.  Vancouver, B. C.  One block from C. P. R. Depot and Steamboat  wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled.  Rates, J1.50 to $2 per day.  .or. Granville and Hastir.j»sSt_.   -   -   -   Tel. 14.  METHODIST,  Services next Eord's Da^y. at^n  a.m. and 7 p.m.  Sabbath School at 2 p m. eyery  Sunday. Prayer meeting every  Wednesday evening at 7.30.  '  A.-N Miller, pastor  ST. AND_gW,;S.PRESBYTERIAN  Services nex^ Lord,'s Day.at 3 p.m  Sabbath" School at 2 p _,',   Mid-  weeV meeting on TUursd_v evening,  at .7.30, o'clock  Thomas Os,wKald, minister.  Surrey Hotel,  SOUTH WESTMINSTER, B. C.  Mrs. K. George, Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout., virst class accom  modatioh!   Choice liquors and cigars.  Good stabling in attendance.  TO RENT.  Ten Acres of land on the Slough  Road. 4 Acres in fruit trees.  Apply,at the Delta News Qfjice.  «•••«  NOTICE.  SEED GRAIN COMPETITION  , ,.    .1   , ■ - j-...,    c. \l >>.        .  The Brijish  Columbia Prjzje Win:  nerisl   Successful Scheme.  The work of, examining the selections of large heads for theyearly  competition has been completed.  Three years, ago Sir Wm. C. Mac-  Dpnald donated the sum of $10,000  tq be distributed in cash prizes to  famer boys and girls who specified  READ IT THROUGH.  •Twould spoil This Story to Tell it iu thf. Headline!.  To use an eighteenth, century phrase, this is  an "o'er true tale." Haying happened in a small  Virginia town in the winter of 1902, it is a story  very much of the present. Up to a short time  ago Mrs. John E- Harmon, ofTMelf. Station, Va.,  had no personal knowledge ofthe r.ire curative  of Chamberlain's Cough. Remedy. "Last January," she says, "baby took a dreadful! cold and  at one time I feared she wovld have pneumonia  but one of my neighbors told me how this rem-  eny had cured her little boy and I began giving  it to my baby at once and it aoou cured her. I  heartily thank the manufacturers of Chamber-  Iain's Cough Remedy for placing so great a cure  within my reach. I cannot recommend it too  highly or say too much iu Its favor. I hope all  who read this will try it and be convinced as I  was."   For sale by F. J, MacKeniie,  NOTIQE.  Vancouver, Westminster, and,;Yukon Railway ^Company..  NOTICE js hereby given that .on, Thursday,  JJtb, -ay of March, 1903; at the City of Ottawa, application Will be made to the Governor  in Counci to sanction,an agreement for the purchase by this company of certain ofthe assets of  the Vartco.ver, -Westminster, Northern and Yukon Railway Company;  And ttoftce is hereoj given that all persons  interested in such'application   may then and  " oh auch application.  B. C. this 3rd day of  The . Victoria   Teiminal;, Railway  :   and Ferry Company*.  Notice is hereby given that ,the Victoria Terminal Railway and Ferry Company has this  3rd day'of February,. A". D., 1903, deposited in the  Land R-glstery Office al.the City of New Westminster, _>_.. the map ot.plan and book of refer.  ______   hfl.n   tl.!-,sl   ...r,'li/,ii   nfthi, flnmnnh-l-litlf1ar.  tijere appear and ba'heard oh auch application.  H Dated at Vancouver,  January; 1903.  JAMES. JEFFREY,  Secretary.  IFNHaving taken, tllt;^P,  ''i     Agency for tke    Jf/  6f New Weatminster.  I Dated tHU 3rd day of February. J003.  ^    lT- -    ' JAMES JEFFREY,  Secretary.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TEA CO.  Heretofore carried on by J. J, Monkman, I .in  now prepared to fill all orders for those  High Class Teas, Coffee, etc.  Butter & Eggs taken in Exchange  W. Livingston, Ladner.  (Westminster Branch)  Time Table  Cars leave Westminster for Vancouver at 6 a.rn  and hourly thereafter until 9 p. in.; Saturdays  and Sundays at jo p.m.  Cars leave Vancouver for Westminsters at 7  a. m. and hourly thereafter until 10 p. m.; Satur  days and Sundays at n p.m.  FREIGHT CARS.  We run first-class freight cars between Westminster and Vancouver and all shipments are  handled with the utmost eare and delivered to  consignee without delay. Special attention paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagons meet all boats  aud trains. For rates, etc. apply to  D. A. SHILES, F. R. GLOVER  Traffic Mgr. Local Mgr.  Westminster, B. C.  T_q increase -ym.& Business insert an ad. _\ Tke I5_lta  News, it, reaches,^ery house*  hold in,. Delta Municipality..  I,t contains-al]..th^ Local happenings of the village and  district and no husinees £..__.,  should neglect to have an ad.  if_ it,  «  »•••**••••  of vail' kinds done- neat^ and,  at r<_iso,i\ab]e prjeps^. IffyQU  want anything^-nth^printing  line you.. e_ft, gj& iti at The  Delta liews.: Qpce. Iveave  your ofd?y- and. it, will. ke.at..  tended to_,  .  Secure your pareh-ttent-attThft  Delta News offfce. This_tock  of paper- is the best in the  province. You cant get. iti  either printe<_,or ptain;, Whea  you need butter paper call or  send .Ojtfcis-ofitcc.  ' i-  ■  I  4 y  4  A  i  Hi  \tbe Delta tiem, Ladner  I _______________ 11 THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 1903.  11  E  IWH _ni_  Gives an Article on the  Percentage of Water iri  Canadian Creamrey  Butter. Well Within  the Limit Allowed,  The genuineness and purity of  Canadian creamery butter have  sever, we believe, been called in  question. In view, however, of  tihe fact that quite recently a new  enactment has been made in England (where a large quantity of  Qana.dian butter is sold and eonsum  ejcH, fixing the limit for the water  content ot the butters to be accounted legally genuine^ at 16 per cent.,  it. has b^ea thought desirable to as-  cejjtain the percentage of moisture  in a number of samples taken at  creameries throughout the dominion  from butters as ready for the final  1 export package. The passage of  this act was occasioned by the presence^ oa, »>h^ English market of certain butters, not Canadian, which  had been made under conditions  (churning apd washing at bigh  temperatures, salting with hot  brine, &c.) resulting in the incorporation of an amount of water frequently far in excess; of, the limit  her^ stated..  To obtain these, sample, ofe Canadian butters, the following instructions were pre\>are4, by J. A. Rud-  dkk, chief of the dairy division, and  Ifrank T.. Shutt, chemist "dominion  experimental farm, and forwarded  tp creameries in various parts of  the dominion:  "Fill a small (half-pint or one  ^int) clean, dry "gem" jar with a  sample, of the butter alter being  -forked and as it is ready for the  ijnal package. Screw on the cover,  f|rst seeing that the rubber washer  is ip place, and label the jar with  tbe. nauie. of the creamery and buttermaker, and the date of churning.  Two samples taken a week apart  m«y be sent from «ach. creamery,  the first to be held until the second  ia ready, and both forwarded together.. Pack the jars with Excelsior ( or some other suitable material, in a light wooden box, and forward by express to J. A; Ruddick,.  department of Agriculture, Ottawa. Mark each package on the  ouigide--- ''Butter, fon Analysis.  Blank forms were- also, sent upon  which particulars as to the temperatures and other details of manufacture, could be entered and returned with the samples.. It was  thought that such data might possibly show the effect of temperature  QU waterr-content and explain any  abnormal results that might be obtained..  _n addition to the butters received in response to this circular,  30 samples were taken by the official referee of butter and cheese, at  Montreal, from packages, ready for  export.. The. data ofi these latter  samples would enable us, to ascertain with what degree; oj acsuraey  the percentage of moiftur. could  l» learned from mere inspection.  In all, 105 samples of Canadian  creamery butter were submitted to  analysis in the Experimental farms  labratories.  The samples as collected at the  creameries may be taken as representing the butter as packed for export; those collected at Montreal,  butters already on their way to the  English market.  To avoid errors from possible  lack of uniformity throughout the  mass; the whole sample received  was melted at a low temperature  till the butter assumed a semi-fluid  or plastic condition. It was then  thoroughly stirred until homogeneous, and a sample at once removed,  placed on the absorbent asbestos,  and weighed. From three to four  grammes were taken in each case.  The drying tubes were of glass,  ij_ inches, in diameter and 2 J. inches iu length open at both ends,  but constructed during the lower  fourth to an orifi.e of about y'i  inch. These were loosely packed  Iwith asbestos wool to a depth of, say  Yt, inch, on the top of which was  placed a further wad of asbestop.  The tubes with their asbestos were  dried in the steam bath during the  night previous to use—about 15  hours.  The cooled tube was weighed  directly from the desiccator, the  upper wad of asbestos carefully removed with the forceps, the semifluid butter placed on the lower bed  of asbestos, and covered by "the replacement of the asbestos wad, and  the whole immediately weighed.  The drying was accomplished iu a  steam oven which had a temperature of 96 °C. to 98 °C, and  through which a current of air constantly passed. The tubes were  placed on racks in the oven and the  drying continued for a uniform period-of 20 hours. i>By dirert experi  ment it was found that under these  conditions all the moisture iu tht  butter was evaporated and that  there was no increase in weight due  to oxidation of the fat..  Oi the 10,5 samples analysed, 6  were from creameries iu Prince Edward Island, 2: from New Brunswick, 15 from Quebec, 26 from Ontario, 26 from the North-west Tar-  ritories, and 30 from warehouses at  Montreal. With one or two exceptions, these butters were all manufactured in July or August.  All were in excellent condition  and of first-.l.ass quality when received. The analysis was made  immediately on arrival ofthe butter  at the laboratory.  The fact that of 105 samples only  two showed more than 15 per cent,  water, that only one exceeds 16 per  cent.., this butter was churned above  60 ° F- and that the, washing temperature was 64°F., unusually  high temperatures in Canadian  creamery practice, and that nine-  two fall below 14 per cent., is fairly  conclusive evidence that Canadian  creamery butter is well within the  limit allowed by the English law.  Indeed, Canadian creamery butter  would appear to be drier than much  of the butter made in Europe and  which finds its way to the English  market. This latter statement receives corroboration from a comparison ofthe averages ob'ained taken  from the recent report of the Departmental Committee on Butter  Regulations, England, 1902.  The appearance of a butter as  sampled, affords, generally speaking, no criterion as to its moisture-  content. Many of those reported  as "dry" contain more than the  average amount of water; while several returned as "moist." and "very  moist," show on analysis the lowest  peicentages. It seems quite possible, under certain circumstances,  to incorporate a considerable amount  of water without making Its presence noticeable, and, on the other  hand, the physical condition of a  butter may be such that a small percentage of moisture shows in  "beads" and "tears"'dripping readily from the trier.  Canada's export trade in creamery butter to England has increased  _ery rapidly ci recent years.   Thus  in 1895 it was valued at $697,476,  last year (1902) it was valued at  $5,660,541. Nor are we to suppose  that our present export in butter,  large as it is, marks the extent to  which this trade can be developed.  England cau consume more of our  butter, and Canada cau increase her  production. There exists in the  Dominion of Canada the very best  conditions for the making of first-  class butter. In climate, soil, fodders and water we have natural factors unsurpassed for dairying in  any other country; in skilled workmen, well eqiupped creameries and  excellent cold storage facilities we  have the acquired factors conductive to a manufactured article of the  first quality. By these means and  an honest endeavor to produce and  sell nothing but the best, Canada  has won an enviable reputation in  the English market for her butter  —a reputation she will be jealous  to "uard.  J. €. WABE  Agent for Wire Fencing.  Gates made to order.  Ladner  _?_ C_  LOST.  HIS SOLEMN OATH.  A popular comedian tells a story  of a waiter at a London restaurant  who was sadly given to drink. A  party of young men determined to  reform him, and one day they read  to him an imaginary paragraph  from a paper relating to a terrible  accident in which , an inebriate in  blowing out a candle was killed ,by  the flame igniting the alcoholic  fumes of his breath. James pricked  up his ears at this and requested  that the paragraph might be read  to him again, which was done to  the evident horror of the poor man,  who immediately wont in search of  a bible.  Returning with this, he expressed  a desire to take a solemn oath upon  il, bemoaned the fact that he had  been a sorry tippler and was bringing himself to ruin and then swore  that never again so long as he lived  would he attempt to blow out a  candle.  Not Intended for yom  This advertisement is not meant for you if  you are an artist or one accustomed to combine  colors aitistically, because you wilt know what to  do without advice or instructions, but for the ordinary run of mortals our aid in selecting Wall  Pap^r, Borders „nd other interior decorations  may not be amiss. Rest assured that our aim is  to thoroughly satisfy everybody, because that's  our business. See what we can do in the way of  decorating your home, New Matting, Carpet,  Linolitm and Oil Cloth just arrived. Call when  ill the city and judge.:ibr yourself or write for  prices, f  W. E. FALES,  House Fu.nisher and Undertaker  NEW WESTMINSTER  McRAE&Co  NEW WESTniNSTER, B. C.  A full line of English and Irish  Tweeds and Fancy Trouserings  always kept in stock.  .„  3009 WliSTMINS-ER ROAD.  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons.  '.  .  HOME CROWN AND IMPORTED . .  GARDEN FIELD AND FLOWER SEEDS.  Bee Hives and  Supplies.   .   .   . Wholesale  and Retail.  Call and examine our stock and make your selection for Spring planting.  CATALOG FREE.  M.  J.   HENRY,  Vancouver        - -        B. C.  A wild prairie cow, speckled, strayed from the  Imperial Farm corral, Thursday afternoon, last  seen the same eveuing near Ladner. Also lie  tvveen Ladner and Serpentine river, one black  and white, and one red cow with one horn. Any  person having any information of said animal  please notify the undersigned, who will pay any  costs. A. C. LORKNZKN.  NicouK-kle, New Westminster.  PROCLAMATION.  HENRI   G.  JOLY  de   _OTRINIER_.  CANADA.  PROVINCE   OF   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  EDWARD VII., by the grace of God, of  the United Kingdom of Great Britain  and of Ireland nnd of the British Dominions 'beyond the Seas, King, Defended of the Faith, etc., etc., etc.  To Our Faithful the Members elected to  serve in the Legislative Assembly of  Our Province of British Columbia, at  Our City of Victoria,—Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  H.   A.   MacLEAN,  Deputy Attorney-General.  Whereas we are desirous and   reso'.vsct,  as soon as may  be, to meet Our Peppl.  of Our Province of British Columbia, and  to have their advice in Our Legislature:  NOW KNOW YE, that for divers causes  and   considerations,  and1  taking  into  consideration   the   ease   and  convenience  of Our loving subjects. AVe have thought  fit,  and  with  the advice  of Our Executive Council, to hereby convoke, and by  these presents enjoin you, and   each   of  you,  that on Thursday,  the   2nd   day  of  April       one  thousand  nine hundred  and  three,  to  meet Us  in  Our  Said Legislature or Parliament of Our said Province  at Our City of Victoria,  FOR THE DISPATCH OF  BUSINESS,    to   treat,    do.  act    and    conclude    upon   those    things  which cur Legislature of the Province of  British Columbia, by tho Common Council  of  Our  said   Province   may,   by   the  favor of God, be ordained.  IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF,   We   have  caused  these,  Our Letters to be made  Patent and the Great Seal of Our said  Province to be hereunto affixed.  WITNESS,   the   Honorable    SIR  HENRI GU3TAVE JOLY de LOTBINIBRE,  K.C.M.G.,   Lieutenant-Governor  of Our  said  Province  of  British  Columbia,  at  Our Government House, in Our City of  Victoria, in Our said Province, this thir  teenth day of February, in the year of  Our   Lord   jne   thousand   nine   hundred  and three, and in the third year of Our  Reign.  By command.  A. CAMPBELL BEDDIE,  Deputy Provincial Secretary  I Delta Transfer Stable   f  £ LADNER, B. C.  t SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES    *  f ON SHORT NOTICE  f Team Work Done at Spsaially Low Prises.  t  ' ~  *  I JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  *I* *_*  ■f Telephone "Ladner" No. 10.                                                            -f  * J  <_»?£! i  ^ _?__?£<  WORTH  OF  GO  Hardware  MORE OR LESS  DAMAGED  BY FIRE AND WATER  WILL BE SOLD CHEAP FOR CASH.  Don't miss this opportunity of getting useful tools, etc., at a fraction of usual price.  If you want first class work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE  New Method Steam Laundry  NEW WESTMINSTER,  W. R. MoGlellan, Agent, - - Ladner  Leave Laundry on Monday and  it will  be returned  on  Saturday.  Gents clothes cleaned and pressed.     Blankets and Curtains a specialty.  aiiififiiii  Call at the Old Stand lately occupied by P. Clark.  First class work. Your patronage solicited.  W. H. TAYLOR,     -     -     PROP.  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY  B. G—Noted Brand.  PHOENIX—With  Eagles.  OLD SPORT—Always  Reliable.  B. WILBERG & CO.  Mortgage Sale.  TTNDKR and by virtue ofthe powers contained  in a. certain mortgage which wilt be produced at the time of sale, there.will be offered for sole by public auction by Thomas J. Trapp,  auctioneer, at his auction rooms, clarkson, St.,  New Westminster B. C , on Monday, the 23rd  day of ^'irch, 1903, at 12 o'clock noon, the following property:  All aud singular that certain parcel or tract of  land and premises situate lying and'being in the  district of New Westminster, province of British  Columbia, and being composed of part of Lot 30,  Group _, and described as follows: Commencing  at the northwest corner of said Lot Thirty (30)  Group Two (2 I ; thence east along the northwest bo mdary of said Lot, forty-six chains, 46,  and fifty, 50, links; thence south parallel to the  west 1 _ uidary of said Lot thirty-four 34 chains  and fifty links more or less, to the southern  boundary of said lot; thence west along the  south*, r _ boundary of said lot, forty-six chains 46  and fifty 50 links, more or less to the western  boundary of said lot; thence north along the  said western boundary of said lot Thirty, 30,  thirty -four, 34, chains and fifty, 50, links to the  place (jf commencement, and containing one  hundred and sixty, 160, acrejs more or less.  For farther particulars apply to Corbould &  Grant, 38 Lome Street, New Westminster, B. C,  solicitors for the mortgagee.  Duted this 9th day of March, A. D., 1903,  CORBOULD & GRANT,  Solicitors for the Yeudor.  I MWL UND 80DR WATERS I  T.   ,..,._     -7=1  t  J. HENLEY   I  .*_ A  B. C.  ♦!♦  .*.  NEW WESTMINSTER,  «% Manufacturers of all kinds of  ♦ Soda Water, Ginger  .♦.    Ale and Summer  X Drinks.  I       Your patronage solicited  ^•*jf>*»l*.*A+«fc..*A**A+*Zf*«%*+A+*lt>.  Iffll D01I3! GK  f GAMS  All kinds of nice pretty things.  Special inducements to Sunday  Schools and other committees and  large buyers generally.  Don't forget the place.  Mackay&Southon  Columbia street,   -   NKW WKSTMINSTER.B.C  NEW WESTINSTER, B. C.  r. o. box 661.  PLAIN TALK. -  We are able to back up every  assertion we make. We stand  ready to furnish you the best of  everything in the LI ERY line,  Just as we say we will.  We also have better facilities  hauling and handling freight  than any others in this vicinity.  When in need of a first-class livery rig call on us.  . . Fashion Stables . .  Wm. Alexander,  Proprietor.  'Phone, 20.  Ladner, B. C.  Ill III  Service between  Seattle and  the East  General Blacksmith  Laduer, B. C.  First class  work.  Horseshoing  a specialty.  C. P. N. Co.  TIME TABLE  NEW  WESTiUINSTF.R-STEVESTON  ROUTE.  FINEST  AND   FASTEST  TRAINS  Tickets at lowest rates to  European, Eastern and Kootenay points*,  Leave Westminster 10 a.m.  Arrive        " 3:30 p.m.  D. P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NEW  WESTMINSTER,  3. C.  To Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  Insure your Stocks, Houses and  Barns in the Angeo-American and  Equity Firf Insurance Companies. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, and can positively save you  money.    Call or write foi rates.  A W McLeod,  district agent.  Office: Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 62.       New Westminster  Steamer Transfer, loaves New Westminster at 2 p.111 . daily, except  Sunday, leaves Steveston Monday, 7 a.m., Friday 6 a.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 0 p.m., calling at Fraser River landings detween New Westminster and Steveston.  VICTORIA  NEW  WESTMINSTER  ROUTE.  S.S. 1'rincess Louise leaves Victoria  Tuesdays and Fridays at 7 a.m.  Leaves New Westminster Wednesdays and Satundays at 7 a. m.,  calling  at  Mnync,   Steveston   and  Guichon.  NEW    WESTMINSTER-CHILLIWACK  ROUTE.  S.S. Beaver loaves New Westminster  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 a.m. Leaves Chilliwack  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m., calling nt Eraser  River landings between New  Westminster and Chilliwack.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVER ROUTE.  S.S. Charmer leaves Victoria daily nt  1  a.m.    S.S.  Charmer leaves Vancouver daily at 1:15 p.m.  All   steamers   from   Vancouver    sail  from C.i'.R. wharf.    The Company reserves   the   right    of   changing   ti_«  table at any  time   without   notification.  For full particulars as to time,  rates, etc., apply to nearest agent, or  to  JAMES SCLATER,  Vancouver   Depot   and   423   Hastings  street, or to  J. W. TROUP, E. J. COYLffi,  Manager, Asst. Gen. Pass Agt.  Victoria. Vancouver.  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year.  Advertise in The NEWS THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 1903.  ^-^r"'  mmmmm mrmvim.  LOCAL NEWS.  Councilor  Burr was a visitor to  Vancouver this week.  The board of license commissioners are due to meet this afternoon.  R, C. Abbott, wife and child,  spent a few days in Vancouver this  week.  A$ the home of Rev. and Mrs.  E. Manuel, Eburne, there was born  on Maich 17th, a SQn.  J. D. Locy of Whatcom and P.  "Whalen of Fairhaven, were visitors  to Ladner this week.  Mr. Graves of Vancouver,'was in  ILadner this week in connection  With the order of Woodmen.  Miss Bessie Mahony of Westminster was visiting at Councilor Burr's  heme for a few days this week.  The trustees recently elected for  the Boundary Bay public school are:  E. Camidge, John Perram and W.  Witter.  Rev. Mr. Shildrick of Westminster, will hold the service in All  Saint's Trenant church on Sunday  at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m.  Reeve Ladner was unable to  leave, the house this week through  sickness, but is now convalescent.  The Misses Hutchersons entertained a number of their young  friends last Saturday afternoon.  Mrs. Mac (%.eii7.:c, of Clover Valley, vi'sii^d with her son, E. J.  MacKen-.je, for a few days this  week.  ■ Mrs. Richardson of Vancouver  arrived in Ladner Thursday in connection with the work of the Degree of Honor.  £_  _P  3a  •••••••* •••••••'.#••••• •«• „»i:o ©•©«©. ©•©o««©o_  We  have been kept busy the last week opening up  Spring Footwear.      Our Stock-is  now complete  andje  Furnishings  1 _   _    j.    ^3^  s A full line  9  • of  £Gent3  .9  COME  TO  ft.  Choice Groceries •■  and J  0  person  -.rem  s. wishing to have the latest as well as the b~_._  _oui_■ not- A.il'to ouy their  nest pair  :W.  3. SINCLAIR, mm m .11. .1 ft Wl|*  The residence ot John R. Watson  ou the cannery property, is progressing rapidly. Thos. Woolery has  charge of the work.  The twenty-four acres of laud  owned by the Agricultural Society  will be let by auction on Tuesday,  March 31st. by H. N; Rich.  Mr. Leach, lately engineer on  the steamer Transfer, has gone on  the steamer Yosemite, Mr. Hayes  replacing him on the Transfer.  L. W- Paisley, secretary of the  Live Stock Association, will leave  for Ontario shortly, to purchase  pure bred stock for B. C. farmers.  MORLEY'S FARM,  Three miles south of Ladner.  Sale   of Live  ansS  Dead  Stock, Furniture ami  Effects _  Comprising i r.ay mare, about 14™ pounds, in  fo.il; 1 Brow_ Mure, about 1400 pounds; 2 culls;  6 Choice Dairy Cows in calf, 6 a-year old  Heifers; a a-year old Steers; 3y_rUiw lldfu-.  5 Calves; 1 Brood Sow; 4 do__ Chickens, one  4-lncll Tits Bain Wagon and H_- Kack; 1 Buguy;  Massey Harris Hinder; Decring Mower,5ft.cut;  Iron Scratch Harrows; Randall Harrow; Kool  Cutler; Sets ol Single and Double Harness!  Grindstone and __-ie; Hay Carriage, V'ork  and rallies; Panning Mill; lines. 1-fka  and hovels; Churn, Milk Pans and Hairy  .tensils and a -i'._-iul assortment of House-  no d Furniture inciudljig Bedsteads and Beds;  2Stoves; -laities, Chairs, Crockery', ,-v.c: qua_.  tily ofloose Hay; about ten tons of Potatoes  and Mangels iu pit, which  MR. II. N. RICH has been instructed hy Mr.  Samuel Morley to SKtl* ISV AUCTION, on  the premises as above on Monday, March._ath,  1903, at 2 o'clock.  Tenns, under. J25 spot cash, over that nmou.t  approved joint notes at seven months with interest at I auk rates.  i >e!ebrate  ... s  li I v fl. 0___■ •  P3RT   GUICH0N^0f^cti0nery .  ©  a     c  PICKLES  AND  CATSUP  Naval Oranges  and Bananas.  -r-AT  TUT.—.  CITY BAKERY  t,h;; only  and look at ouf. stock of  ft 11If »/  Largest, Freshest and Best  «?.«     <?-> X. Phone 5  ^  ^  B. C  Port Guichon,,/ fc.   ,<»>    .*>  St .is  .&  _•©.©-_•©»_)« .*<_ ._■•©*_«    e«__©_ ©._.©_.©<»©-©•©. Q#0  Miss Wilheltbina Murgatroyd of  Fort Hammond, will arrive this  week and will have charge of the  Boundary Bay public school which  opens on Monday.  W. McCrea has moved into the  residence,, on Westham street, recently occupied by D. Black. _.  S. McDonald has taken the house  vacated by Mr. McCrea.  H. N. Rich has  been instructed  by Samuel Morley to   sell the live  and dead farm stock on his premises.    See ad in this issue.     Rem  ember the date, March 30th.  Benson's dredge is. at work on  Tilby island building a dyking.  The island is owned by H. D. Benson andjwill be used fcr agriculture  »1 purposes when protected from  the overflow ot water..  In another column of this issue in  connection with the '• e.d competition for young people, managed by  the agricultural department at Ot-  taw; Gordon Fredev-<: of Ladner  succeeded in carrying off one of the  prizes for oats.  Mrs. Lanning received a letter  this week from the Rev. J. P.  Hicks, acknowledging the contribution sent for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home, by the Pierriot Minstrels, thanking them, and assuring them of the sincere appreciation  of the promoters of the Home.  Parties on Crescent Island had a  surveyor this week, engaged in  surveying the right-of-way of the  .pad that is supposed to be gazetted  between the property of Hume and  Storey. We understand the matter will be brought up at the next  meeting of the municipal council.  Malcolm Reid of Ladner, who  left for Barkerville about ten days  ago to take charge of the public  sphool there,, met with an accident  near .Quesnel, The stage sleigh  was going, at a pretty good rate,  in rounding a Jcurve upset, throw  ing the occupants out. The drivei  and passengers were all injured Mr.  Reid having his; arm broxen at the  efbow. „The injured are at an hotel  in Quesnel receiving medical attendance.  Try our creolin dips   for   lice on  calves.—MacKenzie's Drug Store.  Eggs  for  hatching,   for  sale bv  Tlios. E. Ladner.    See ad.  W. H. Smith has been confined to  the house the past few days with  the grip.    If you want to get some of the  best clothing in the latest styles,  read John Mackenzie's ad.  We can supply you with disinfectants to keep those hens' nests  clean.—MacKenzie's Drug Store.  We have an entirely new stock  of summer sporting goods locked  up in the C. P. R. strike. Anticipate their arrival shortly and will  be pleased to supply you.—MacKenzie's Drug Store.  Nowadays a good article is not  necessarily expensive. Mr. W. E.  Fales, the house furnisher and undertaker, of New Westminster, has  just received a large assortment of  wall paper in the most beautiful de^  signs and colors, at prices ranging  from 7J_c. per roll upwards. As  papering now is the order of the  day, you should not miss the opportunity of selecting early. A shadow of cost will make your home  beautiful and attractive. Write  him for sample book of wall paper  and prices of any kind of furniture,  carpets, oil cloth and linoleum.  IIIOBEXIT  MAY j  £    Ladner,     =     E. C.    t  [Groceries!  Not Intended for vou  MNRnUMM-MMawn -__M_nm  Th'. i advertisement is not meant for you if  you are an artist or one accustomed to combine  colors ftittsUcally, because you will know what to  do without advice or instructions, but for tht ordinary run of mortals our aid in selecting; Wall  Papv. Borders and other Interior decorations  may not be amiss. Rest assured that our aim is  to thoroughly _nti_fy everybody, because that's  our business. See what we cau do in the way oi"  decorating your home, New Matting, Carpel,  Linolum and Oil Cloth just arrived. Call when  in the city and judge for yourdelf or write for  prices,  W. E. FALES,  House Pittnisher and Undertaker  NEW WESTMINSTER  FOB A DI80RDED STOMACH.  "I have been troubled for some time with indigestion and sour stomach," says Mrs. Snruh  W. Curtis, ol Lee, Maso., "and have been taking  Chamberlain's Stomach and I.ivcr Tablets which  have helped me very much so that now I can  eat many things that before I could not." If  you have any trouble with your stomach why  not take these tablets and get well ? I'or sale by  _, J. MacKenzie.  24 Acres  OF PASTURE LAND  MR. II. N. RICH has received  instructions from the Delta Agricultural Society  7b Let by Auotlon  on tht premises, on Tuesday March  31st, 1903, at 2 o'clock, the 24  acres of land owned by the Society,  for one year, from April 1, 1903.  Conditions at the time of sale.  Terms cash on the fall of hammer.  Eggs for Hatching  From choice Pure Bred stock.  White Rock, per setting of filteen,  (15) $1.50; four settings, $5.00.  Buff Orpington, setting of thirteen,  (13), $2.00.      Thos. %. I^dner.  Kirn it\m  3009 WKsT.MINSTKR ROAD.  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons  . .  HOWE GROWN AND IMl'OKTKD .  .  GARDEN FIELD AND VLOWER.BUHDS.  Bee Hives an,d  Supplies. . . .  sSfciiiijiia.!. \  JTINS-VUTHING \  * and REPAIRING *  J Heaters linid and stoves set up. J  f ..-Mie-.it fol £  i The   Gurney Foundry   Coy's. 5  J    Oxford Stoves and Ranges.     J  i       The best on the market.       J  '%.'__'._.___ _<(_____ _ _ _^ _ _•<_..  11. ]>[. men,  IyADNER, B. C.  Notary Public! Auctioneer,  Estate an. Insurance Agent.  $28,QG® to. adyajtee ess  Mortgages..,  PurchadtiK Ascent  SiruckniatiUcr Milling Co. Ltd.  Wholesale  and Retail.  Call and examine our stock and make your selection for Spring planting.  CATALOG -REE.  M.  J.   HENRY,  Vancouver - - B. C.  \ fill 1 IS IB -I  _  I  !  J. HENLEY T  f f  ♦♦♦  NEW WKSTMINSTKIJ,    :-:   B, C. ♦*♦  ♦♦♦ Miinuffi-turerfl of nil kinds 0! ♦%  •!•  Soda Water, Ginger •!•  i    Ale and Summer .*.  I Drinks. i  !       Your patronage solicited J  Advertise in The NEWS  n  11  BUOH  nt  II III  Service between  the East  FINEST AND   FASTEST  TRAINS  Tickets at lowest rates to  European, Eastern and Kootenay points,  Leave Westminster 10 a.m.  Arrive        " 3:30 p.m.  I). P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NKW  WESTMINSTER, B. C.  For   Service  Pure bred Yorkshire Boar,  bred by Dr. Thompson, Manitoba, will be held for service  at tbe " Inverbolme Farm."  -with-  Fm %0B lr$ SM8F'%\ %m i_#«_F_ff  New Westminster, B. C.  ,rir*i—ri"~-i~~-  The Leading Insurance Agency  to Loan   -  I  A  i-  f  A Nl-AV LINE OF  LADIES BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS  LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR £  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS T  FRESH  %  GROCERIES :-: EVERY :-: WEEK   f-   AT   +4^^*^^4»^H^^H*H^44>3^44^«^^H4'4^4M-f-H*+  This is an exact cut of the celebrated Slater $4 Shoe..  Made in 14 different shapes Can fit the worst foot made,.,  so Mr. Mr. Broadfoot and Slimfoot come along we will fit;  you. Why pay a high price for made to order Shoes when  we can fit you with a Slater.    Sole agents for these goods  wm. joHM/roN, He sij  Musi.  We are Selling  <B__&§? WviJff*® and Ties at Cost  Creamers, Larterus, Tin Pails, Washboards, Lamp and  Lantern Chimneys, etc. etc.  Bargain Prices :    Also a few Kitchen Stoves left at prices-,  from $7.50 to $26.25 each.  ?.^f:;"__»f?/OM £ QQ  NEW WESTMJNSTER, B. C  Corner Front and 6th Stre )s,  Just arrived  A SPLENDID LINE OF  y.'S GBothing  Latest and Up-to-date Styles.  Prices:      $10;  $12.50;  $15  and   $18.  These Goods are positively first.class.  J. MacKENZiE,       - - -       LADNER,  Just arrived a complete stock  Vegetable, Flower^ Field and Garden  Seed.   Seed Grain of all kinds.  Grass and Gloyer Seed  Brackman-Ker Milling Co.  New Westminster, B. C.  «j«...«:..«.«:..»..^....^..-.j....«j....«;.....;..».«j..»..j..». •••.j..»^;«.»^j.'»..j«'»..i«<j».»..}».»*)>.»mJ_»m.j»*.j.  NEW SPRING SHIRTS  i    IN STARTCHED AND SOFT FRONTS.  1  .;• At 90c, i.oo, 1.25, and 1.50  ft Tan Color and Grey. Color are the two New Shades.  T    X     709-711 Columbia Street    ;-;     New Westminster,  J. E. PHILLIPS  ii<  < ^  4*  n  I

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