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Array >  ..-.../.    y.  r\  <-■  ' '      ../I- -   ■"  ___  Vol. 2. fto. 7.  LADNER, B. C, SATURDAY,   APRIL 4, 1903.  $1.00 a-yefii  11111  i  The   Loss Will -Amount  to  About   Thirty-Five  Thousaind    Dollars.   Destroyed-by-Fire -£95  .for ths second time within a de-  '.ade ^he Windsor  cannery on the  'Skeena river was totally destroyed  _y fire on Thursday lost, according to telegraphic advices received  'this week.      Word of the disaster  was wired by  W. J   Leary, mana-i  sger of the cannery to the owners,  __essrs. Findley, "Durham & Brodie.j  The total-loss-of '.He   buildings,'  plant, etc., is   placed   at   $3"5,ooo.  •According to'tbfe'meagre advices re-  Vceiyed, il    v ppe-      tl:at   lhe  entire   cannery was   Lurnt^ to tl..  long sentences. A hole was cut  through the two-inch solid wood  cell door with some sharp instrument, probably a knife. The heavy  Yale -lock in the -bar of the door  was opened by a key which must;  have been made-for the purpose.  . Jones, who was -in cell No. 49 on  getting oiit out unlocked the door  of Clarke _ cell which was No. 47.  The two convicts followed along  the corxider to the side door, and  the small padlock, which was on it,  was broken, while the large one,  which was on the outside grated  door, 'Was opened with a key.  Quard O'Connor who was on  duty missed the prisoners on making -his round shortly after six  o'clock, and he immediately warned the warden, but it was evident  that they'bad been gone some time  then. Both prisoners carried irons  when they got out,   and  the only  w ay  they can -be   taken off is by  filing.  BAND CONCERT,  ground, j   It is not yet known here  4pw:the'fire^art»d/  The one lucky 'feature of-the dis  aster from the standpoint of the*  ".wners, is t_atlthe "firth !now!hasl  "under coustructiorranoth'er cannefy  <tn the Skeena, and thei .fore opetai  tions during the coming season may  be continued. The old cannery1  •Will be rebuilt.  In the winter >of '1895 lhe'Wind-:  .or cannery' was binned to the  ..ground, but was rebuilt 'in time t_  :be packing in tbe fblljjwicg sum-f  - _ier. Tbe .afrtlery burned doWn  'was one of the greatest capacity on  '-the Skeena eiver.  A number of the' employees ot  '-the cannery have their homes in  Ladner.  The Ladner Cornet Band will  give another of its popular concerts  in tbe town hall on Thursday next.  A select programme x>f new music  will be rendered. Among the selections is the beautiful new over-  tip- "Modern Sunny Tennesse"  which includes airs from a number  ot the uewest •___ m__^.f-jla?  •_.rith.rnsoii_s.  .dr. __vi_ -Ivans, the cornet  .oioist of'the _>.<©. ^C. -Regiment  Band will ipl-ay "Queen-of the  Earth" Which 'fee rend-fs -With  splendid effect. The •barid will'be  assisted by the 'best 'local talent.  Popular prices.  1  P  I Mllll LAST  __f> Mr.i-Fisher's Estate.  WESTMINSTER ITE^S.  ... ■  Two Prisoners Break; Jail—Gener-  _1 *News of the City  Th. atiribal 'meeting of the 0_n  Club was held on W-flnesday evening andamo'n'g ''•ihe matters dis-iis-j  sed was the proposal to bring quail  *in this district. It was decided to  ask the government to close the  .-grouse season for two Or three years  -as the birds are being nearly ex-.-  'terminated. t  Tbe steamer Ramoita'is not yet  .aised from her position on a .nag  -near Sumas but it is expected she,  "will be brought down in a fewdays.  'Tbe liberal association here has  decided against the calling of a convention at the present time.  Three Greek fishermen were eon-  -victed and fined iu  the police court  on Tuesday for casting their nets  , wfcbinVtv.. hundred and fifty.yards  -ef others. "*  Two notoriotrs/jail-'brrds "escaped  in a clever mart _erfr<_n%eprovjn-.  cial jail in this city during- the' early hours of Tuesday1 morning. The  men;who mad. good; their^ffSk1for  freedom wefe Williamij._es-and.  jj.hu»Glarke.    -_oth Were'serving  The latel. B. Fisher bequeathed  his estate to _tis*sister, Mrs. Pooley  of Victoria, wife of the speaker of  the local legislature. « The sworn  value of the estate in 'British'■'Columbia is $81,079, of wllich $4ifi97  is. real' and ' $48,89 2 : personal property. The value of'the Inte'Mr.  Fisli.r'si property in the Old Conn  try is said to be about $300,000 in  real-estate and various securities,  the'bulk of which, he'reoentry inherited from a relative.  Transaction of the Business of the Municipality in General. Petitions AKftut Roads.  The Delta Municipal council met  on Saturday, March 28th. All the  members being present except Councilor Arthur.  The minutes of the previous  meeting were adopted.  Communications were read and  disposed dff _s follows:  From Howay?& Reid enclosing  copy of agreement with railway  company, received and filed.  From deputy attorney-general  stating that the government were  not liable for the burial expenses of  the late Thos. Fraser, received and  filed.  The report -of the medical health  __._• Wast-ceived and-_1ed.  A petition Was 'read "from Thos.  Hume, Jas. Storey and sixteen others protesting against the opening  of a new'Toad^thrcAigh'Lot 149 G2,  also aski_g for the completion of  the Bensonr.oad,'received and laid  Over for consideration.  A petition was read from Alf.  Jensen, _\ Kirkland ''and others  asking the council 'to have the  Frew road graveled. ''Received and  referred to Councilor McCallan.  A petition'Was' also read^fWifti J.  Gilmour, G-.'Ldnd-n and other asking the council'to lease them a portion of the road allowance at Sun-  nyside wharf,1 ft. the purpose of  building a warehouse on, also a  ("mmunica'tion from F. J. Hart  i    testing against the same.      Re-  ...vcdaml i:ii_ over for consideration.  H. J. Ci-SsWell   Was   appointed  dog' tax collector. ;.  The assessment roll  _s returned  THE LORD'S DAY.  The Lord's Day Alliance of British  Columbia will petition the legislative assembly, praying for the enactment- _f -_ue4i laws as are found  to be-Wholesome arid '-c_"ective in  other{prdvincesof the dominion, for  the preservation of the Lord's Day  (Sunday) as a day of rest. We understand petitions have been circulated throughout the Delta.  •PING PONG.  The'thlrd and last tournament of  this popular ganie came to an end  on Wednesday 'evening, in Wad-  dell's hall, when a large number of  interested spectators watched the  close and exciting finishes/ which  bore testimony to the careful work  done by the handicappers. Refreshments were provided by the  ladies and was '.thoroughly appreciated by those present.  The following are the results.-  Ladies, singles—Miss J. Thirkle  1; Mrs. M. Smith 2.  Gentlemens, singles—W. A. Kirkland 1; Hedley£?__ith 2.  Doiibles—Miss Carss and F. J.  MacKenzie 1; Mrs. Rich and Dr.  Woodley 2.  The 10th of this month  is Good  Friday.  The Usual Ceremony At-  ieriife'd the Opening.—  Delta's Member Heard  From.  at the time that he had __ea_K>wn-  4*d. ft_<-had > been in 'this4 se.ti»_  for Beady* fWo ' years engaged in  fishing. ' Little isi known'of hkn tor  relatives.  Wednesday   evening    'at    '7*$0  1 o'clock, Dr. Wilson;'coroner,   held  ; an inquest and several people gave'  I evidence,'which'did not b___g very  ; much 'light on t_e '■__._,     After  ; Viewing the body artd; __aring t_e  evidence, the jury eoinposad of B.  8. McDonald,   foreman, T. R. Patterson, VW. H.Taylor, W. H. Sid-  dall.'F. Cullis and Geo."¥. Ba"ker,  brought in -a verdict  of accidental  drowning.    Tbe rem_ins were buY-  ied at Boundary Say  *bmetcf> 6_  Thursday.  Auction sale of household furniture and effects this afternoon at  Welsh..  H. Love of Burnaby was in the  Delta this week visiting with W. J.  Brandi-th.  Blue -_londyke Soap, 8 pbunds  for 25 cents, home manufacture.  Read ad. iu this fesue.  John Oliver, M. P, P., left'the  first of the week for Victoria to attend his legislative duties.  As a direct result ot recent _eds- jbv the clerk was accepted,  ions  given   by. Police  Magistrate I    The Liquor License Amendment  RusseH of Vancouver, in the strike  cases, the "union men ofthe city are  circulating a petition asking 'the  government to dismiss Mr. R_ssell  and cancel bis commission -as'a  •magistrate. Theipetition is being  largely" signed.  Ralph Smith, M. P., has intimated that he is not seeking the leadership of the liberal party in B. C.  Mr. Smith states that if he is to be  leader of the liberal party the office  will have to seek _im.  The pleasure yacht owned by J.  Guichon and J. Leonard at Port  Guieboh is being fixed up and will  havea new boiler installed. The  owffers'expect to pass everything  on'the5 river.  Bylaw passed the second reading.  The clerk'Was instructed to advertise for tenders forthe supply of  nails, oil and lumber' for the use of  the corporation. Tenders to be1 in  by noon, Saturday April nth.  The1 following accounts were passed Vor payment.- R. Gray, work  Scott road, $2; G Devereaux, cemetery, $11; A Mayne, Mather's road  $19: Delta News, printing, $19.50;  Sam -_ee, work on roads, $120; R.  Shirley, bailing bridges, $100; Mrs.  Iferiton, .aretaking town hall, $15.  The council then adjourned till  Saturday April nth at 2 p.w.  It is stated that the government  W«H insist on the Canada Northern  and Grand Trunk consolidating  if they are to get state aid.  The municipal council are calling  for tenders for nails, oil and lumbar  for tbe'Use of the "corporation.  ~    ' ♦ =—  A court of revision of the assessment of the corporation, will be  held on the 2nd day of May.  Victoria, April 2.—The fourth  session of the ninth legislature of  British Columbia was opened by'  the lieutenant-governor, Sir Henry  Joly de Lotbiniere, shortly after 3  o'clock this afternoon.  'Tbe legislative-ball and the gal^  leries were crowded with spectators  some time Before the arrival of the  lieutenant-governor and his party.  The guard of bonor for'i_e oc-  casian was, in accordance with  time-honored custom, furnished t-y  the Fifth Regiment, C. A.  The speech from the throne, delivered at the opening, announced  the intention of bringing in legislation to consolidate and <-ir_i__i the  ! mining laws, abolish the two per  I cent tax on mines, and to re-enact  tbe anti-Oriental legislation which  was disallowed by the dominion  government.  Another feature was the announcement of intended legislation  to provide forthe settlement of disputes between labor and capital.  On the premier's motion "to adjourn to Monday. Mr. Oliver ift-  stknfly rose with -a Vehement protestation against the adjournment.  He directed attention to the circumstance tbat tbe date for th« opening  of the session was two or three  months behind the usual time, and  although called for Match 13th,  had been summarily postponed  without an explanatidh.  The speaker here interrupted the  hon. member to say he was out'of  order.  Mr. Oliver eontinWg, referred  to the recent bye-'elections. On t_e  hustings, he declared, certain graVe  charges hadJb.en 1 preferred agairist  his houor's advisers—charges, that  if tfue, would demonstrate the \ _h-  Mrs. Kendall of Cloverdale%__  visiting this week With brother Or.  Woodley and Mrs. Wo-dley.  - ~-» 'v 1 11        _m  F. J. Hart the real estate _n_  financial agent at Westminster W_s  in Ladner to_ay on business.  Stokes & Cullis received a carload of be_f .httte frem Kamlboji.  yesterday for the?* bstcher busineiis  in LadneT.  A public board meeting and those  interested in the Mechanic's Institute Reading Room will be held'on  TV ursday „eve_t ug.  . _  Mrs. Wm. Guckow and Miss  Hazel D-Ug*la_, both '*_ :„b__e,  were visitors at the Stfethodist parsonage for a few days this week.  Rev. W. J. SipjfreU,''->__.,i&B.,  principal of l_oi_mb.a_ "Collage,  Westminster, _s expected to preach  in the Methodist cburcb -here >tb-  morrow, both morning and evening.  Captain fittendrigb; _-. -M., gave  his dec_km .nKlondsay ih _fe _*__•  ner assault case, which _e beard  the previous Week, between Dr.  Wilson _nd JO-feph'jtfrdan. *%.  dismissed ' tBe" c'j&e," each .^pSrtj' to  pay bfe'owri «d_ts.  Thfi-C. P. R. is suing the province for 240,000 acres of the richest! ers to his'honor  oil and coal lands   hi   South   East  Kootenay.  The coal mbiers' strike at' _.r_ie  was settled this Week and in a few  days will see a resumption of work  in the mines of the Crow's Nest  Pass-Coal company.  The summer service of the C. P.  R. is likely to be just the same as  last year so far as the tri-weekly  Imperial Limited train is concerned.  The train will be put on June 7th  from Montreal and June 13 at Van*  c,">uver.  Vancouver lumbermen are moving to have the timber laws of the  province altered to make it binding  on the government to renew the  special license from year to year for  a space of 12 years and not to  •more than-double the license^  Tfr. twelfth annual   ball of tbe  Cloverdale Lodge No. 15,1. O.O.F.  will be held   in   the lodge- ball on  fitness -*of thdse 'honorable gentfc- j Friday   evening,   April   .17.    The  men to act in tbe capacity of adv_- j committee is-c_*pose_of Hugh Mc-  Donabl, -Alf.- Blair, R. D. MacKe0-  Aft'er considerable cross firihg  the speaker decided that there was  nothing urgent in Mr. Oliver's arguments and that it was not debatable.  Whereupon Mr. Oliver resumed  his seat, with an observation that  he objected to seeing members sent  to the house "only to be muz.led  by the chair."  The speaker voiced his regret that  such an expression should be used.  CORONAS INQUEST.  zie, Angus Beaton and John  Dragoon.  Meeting of the Delta'Farmers'  Institute will be held in Ibe town  hall, Ladner on Friday roth fiist.  at 7*30 p.m., and at East Delta  school house on Saturday the 1 itb  inst. at j 30 p.m; Addresses will  be given by Dr. Tolmie and B. B.  Maynard.    Everyon* is invited.  The Ltdner Cornet Band has  been _uch Improved during tHa  winter by the addition* bf a r.e_  section. This Improvement, ' together with hard Work and the best  tuition obtainable has .nabled t_.  band to prepare an exc-llenf^'pro"  gramme for their concert oh Thtirs-  day next.   The band certainly _»er*  The coroner was notified Wednesday morning that a body of a  man had been found in the river  at the pile driver near Port Guichon.  After Investigation the corpse was  removed to the town hall and identified as John Hellenius, who dis'  appeared about February 5th* hi.  boat being picked up in Canoe Pass its patronage and encouragement  a few days after.     It was supposed j from the publit. THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1903.  THE DELTA NEWS  Published every Saturday.  Subscription, $1.00 per year.  ADVERTISING H.A-KS.  Canal Advertisements, J" «'*its per l>"e fo'  th. first insertion, and 5 icatp per Hue for each  subsequent insertion. The iiniuber of lines  reckoned by the space occupied, laiiuesto the  inch.  Rates torCoojinerei.il Adverti-ejuejiU can be  had ou application at this ornoe.  Reading notice, io cents per line for each insert ion.  Birth and Death notices, 50c., Marriaues $1.00.  Any special notice, the object of which is to  promote the pecuniary benefit of any individual  or company, to be considered an advertisement  and charged accordingly.  All advertisements charged Tor until ordered  out and puid for.  Correspondence invited on matters of public  Interest. Communications to editor must be ac-  companied by name of writer, not necestarily  for publication, but as evidence of good faith.  Correspondence must reach this office by Tues  day evening.  RIC. A. FRASER,  Editor and Proprietor.  SATURDAY,   APRIL  4.   I902-  REDISTRIBUTION.  Details have been arranged for  the redistribution of British Columbia seats in the House of Commons.  Victoria will have one member.  The city of Vancouver, with the  addition of South Vancouver. North  Vancouver and Moodyville. will  have one member. The remainder  of tbe preatnt district of Burrard,  with the addition of Comox and  Alberni, will be formed into the  Comox-Atlin district, to which a  member taken from Victoria will  b_ given. The district of Nanaimo  will have one member and will  comprise that part of Vancouver  Island not included in Victoria,  Comox and Alberni. New Westminster including the village of  Yale, will have one member. East  and West Kootenay will have one  member who will sit for Kootenay,  and another will represent Yale-  Cariboo. ,  With two unimportant exceptions the boundaries of the new districts have been made to conform  to the boundaries oi the new provincial electoral districts.  Devons, Herefords, and Angus, all  of which are used as dairy animals,  and of which excellent beef was  made. What was desired in the  dual purpose cow was not only that  she jive plenty of good, rich milk,  aid fatten easily, but that would  produce a calf that will make u  good ground-work for flesh.  The records of some c f these dual  herds were extraordir.aiy, in many  cases surpassing that of strictly  dairy breeds. He gave a number  of figures not only of the amount  produced by the English herds,  but the result of tests they lad  made at Ottawa. All that was  said went to show that it was possible to have a cow largely of the  beef type and still that would give  an immense quantity of milk. In  t'-ie course of his remarks Mr. Gris-  dale said that it took more to keep  t ie dual purpose cow, and that less  butter in proportion was made from  the milk, but, on the other hand,  the calf of a strictly dairy cow was  only worth 50 cents when dropped,  whereas the calf of a strictly dairy  cow was nearly large cities, where  exclusive dairying could be carried  0:1 profitably, and the place of the  dual purpose cow was for farmers  who wanted to keep a good sized  herd that was easy to raise and did  not require the strict attention that  was necessary to dairy cattle.  RBAD IT THROUGH.  Would it not be a good idea to  amend tbe statutes so they will  satisfy everyone in the Delta municipality. Probably it would be a  better plan to discard them and  make precedents suitable for the  occasions when they come up.  The provincial legislature met on  Thursday for the transaction of  business. It is said that it will be  a short session.  'Twould Spoil This Story to Tell it in the Headlines.  To use an eighteenth century phrase, this is  an "o'er true tale." Having happened in a small  Virginia town in the winter of 1902, it is a story  very much ofthe present. Up to a short time  ago Mrs. John K. Harmon, of Melfa Station, Va  had no personal knowledge ofthe rare curative  of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. "Last Jan  uary," she says, "baby too- 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 soon 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 in its favor. I hope all  who read this will try it and be convinced as I  was."   For sale by F. J. MacKenrie.  -OR A D-BORDED STOMACH.  "Ihaveibeen troubled for same time with indigestion and sour stomach," saya airs. Sarah  W. Curtis, ol _ee, Mass., "and have been taking  Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver 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 aud get well? l_r sale by  F. J. MacKenzie.  T. G. Ear'.., the Lytton fruit  grower, shipped 1,000 boxes of  apples to the coast last week.  -.-■.v __». _ _ -%. _^. _^-sv__-«v-%_. _■»  ROBERT MAY  j    Ladner,    -    B. C.  jQroccrics!  JMGiiieiUiwtelG  jTINS-VUTHiNG  j and REPAIRING  ' Heaters lined and stoves set up.  v Agent foi  J The   Gurney  Foundry   Coy's.  J    Oxford Stoves and Ranges.  i      The best on the market,  r___ir_n__^r_ri  1  1 _   I  J. HENLEY I  A  NEW WESTMINSTER,    .-:  B. C. *  A Manufacturers of all kinds ol ♦>  ♦ Soda Water, Ginger ♦  .*.    Ale and Summer .'.  X            Drinks. i  Jt      Your patronage solicited T  *_.*.*a**.-...^a^>a*3>*a*%»a«.3>.a«'*»,a,«fr^.»3*«a*«*.>  Finish every day and be done  witb it. You have done what you  could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget  them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is new day; begin it well and  serenly, and with too high a spirit  to be cumbered with your old nonsense. This day is all that is good  and fair. It is too dear, with its  hopes and invitation, to waste a  moment on the yesterdays.—Emerson.  Service between  Seattle and  the East  THE DUAL COW.  J. H. Grisdale, agriculturist at  the Dominion Experimental Farm,  Ottawa, delivered an address on  the " Dual Purpose Cow " at the  recent Manitoba Pure-Bred Cattle  Breeders' Association, in which he  said he was not tbe champion ot  tbis class of cow. He distinguished betwten the " general purpose "  and dual purpose cow By the latter term he understood one that  would give a large flow of good  milk, and which, while she was  very thin in tha shoulders during  the lacteal period, as soon as she  ceased to give milk would begin to  put on not fat, but flesh, and would  readily become fit for tke butcher.  Tbe points of similarity between  the beef and dairy cow were enumerated.  He spoke at length of the dual  purpose herds ia Great Britain  where practically all the herds, ex-  ceptionmg in lb© North, were of  that type.     Tkey bad Shorthorns,  " How," said Mrs. Biggleson's  cousin at breakfast on the morning  after her arrivsl, "don't make company of me. I want to be treated  just as if I were one of tbe family."  "All right" replied Mr. Biggie-  son, helping himself to the tender  part of the steak, "we'll try to  make you feel right at home."  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,  B. C.  PARLOR  Tobacco, Pipes, and Cigar*.  Westover tobacco a specialty.  L. GIFFORD,     -      -       Ladner  A O U w  DELTA  iVOnOK NO.   is,   meets  fitr     snii  third   Tuesdays   tn   each  month i.i  Wad.  dell's Hall. T. V. Ki'KK, Recorder.   THOS; K, i.ADNKR. M. W.  K 0. F.  Court Ossko, No. 3443, meets  iu I 0 O F Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  each month ' Visiting brethren  always welcome. C. R, J B  Burr; R S,   B S  McDonald  FIVE CENTS  Get your milk from the Hazel  Grove Dairy, delivered morning and  evening at five cents a quart. All  kinds of apples and vegetables at  market price.     W A  Kirkland  Eggsfor Hatching  From choice Pure Bred stock.  White Rock, per setting of fifteen,  (15") $1.50; four settings* $5.00.  Buff Orpington, setting of thirteen,  (13), $2.00.      Thos. E. Ladner.  W N DRAPER,  provincial land surveyor  Room j, Kllard Hlock, New Westminster. B.C  Coat  at  STAINTON S  Heaters, Farm Implements. Picture, Framing  ami Oeneral Repairing.   Coal Oil aad  .aaoltne.  J. F. STAINTON.   ....   Ladner, B. C.  TAILORING  Clothes Altered. Cleaned and Repaired.  Parcels left at W. L. McBride's atore and A. Walker's and W. R. McClellan's barber shop will be  called for on Monday and returned on Saturday.  Q. W.WALKER.  Windsor Hotel  Comer Columbia & Ilegbie, Sts.  NKW WKSTMINSTKK  Sample rooms tor commercial travelers. Ceu  trally situated In busineaa portion of the '-city  Accommodation and dining room first class. Convenient to tramway terminus and C P R depot  and steamboats. Rates J1, fi.-s and I1.50.  A. VACHON Proprietor  »A~A^l*+*^A~-A~*l~*-A-*A+«t«+-  ■« <■ a»i>._.t> «.{■ » «>.»■«> asjfr.^ asfr—fr^  < ►  »»Tp  e  Delta  News  THE PEOPLES' POPULAR *»Ai>__fc  "> -  . taenia..  yoUf Bt.si_e.s_ i_-  _ert   an   ad.   in   The   DellS-  News, it _ea__e_ -Ve£y _ouse>  _.old in Delta   Muuicip4._ty.  It contains all the Local __$>-  penings of   the  village a_d  _______ ;a_d ___ _____«_$ firtn  should neglect to have an ad.  in it.  He—Why did you fail to recog  nize me in the street today?  She-r-I didn't see you.  He—That's strange.   I saw you  twice.  Sl.e-wOh, that probably accounts  for it.   I   never  notice a man in  ■ T  that condition.  Hotel Colonial  J. K. INSLEY, Prop.  Rates, ti.50 and $2.00 per day.  Special attention given   to Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKeusie and Clarkson Sts.  New Westminster, B. C.  Clarington Hotel  South Westminster,  Strictly first class accommodation.    Oood stabling.   Careful attention given to horses.  J WISE, Prop.  Hotel Leland  R. Dowswell, Prop, Vancouver, B. C.  CHUR H   NOTICES  CATHOLIC  Reverend Father Edm. Peytavin,  O. M. I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a m.  METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 11  a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath School at 2 p m every  Sunday. Prayer meeting every  Wednesday evening at 7.30.  A N  Miller, pastor  ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN  Services next Lord's Day at 3 p.m  Sabbath School at 2 p m     Midweek meeting on Thursday evening  at 7:30 o'clock  Thomas Oswald, minister.  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 UastingsSts.   -   -   •  Tel. 14.  V  4  ••••••••*-*.%.%•% .«_• _*•»_+_+•%»•••••#••*_  The dominion government will  extend the Yukon telegraph line to  Chilliwack and other towns on tbt  Fraser including Westminster and  Vancoaver.  Surrey Hotel, |  SOUTH WESTMINSTER, B. C  Mrs. K. George, Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout.   First class accom  raodation.   Choice liquors and cigar*.  Good stabling in attendance.  TO RENT.  Ten Acres of land on the Slough  Road. 4 Acres in fruit trees.  Apply at the Delta News Offite.  NOTICE.  The   dominion   government intend putting on more men as rang  ers td protect the timber lands of  the railway belt from fire.  NOTICE.       i  Vancouver, Westminster, and Yu»  kon Railway Company,  XTOTICB ia hereby given that _ Thursday,  A~ ijth day of March, isoj; 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 Vancouver, Westminster, Northern and Yukon Railway Company;  And notice is hereby given that all persons  Interested in auch application may then and  there appear and be heard on such application.  Dated at Vancouver, 11. C this 3rd day of  January, 1903.  JAMES JEFFREY,  Secretary.  Advertise in The NEWS  The  Victoria   Terminal   Railway  and Ferry Company.  Notice Is hereby given that the Victoria Terminal Railway and Ferry Company has this  3rd day of February, A. D., 1901, deposited in the  Land Reeistery Office at the City of New Westminster, B. C.the map or plan and book of reference ofthe third section ofthe Company'a undertaking from Port Guichon, near the mouth of  the Fraser River, to Cloverdale, and through the  Municipalities of Delta and Surrey in the district  ■of New Westminster.  Dated this 3rd day of Ff bmarv, ir0Ji  JAMES JEFFS*.,  Secretary.  For  Service  Pure bred Yorkshire Boar,  bred by Dr. Thompson i Manitoba, will be held for service  at the " Inverholme Farm."  came down this morning, returning at the regular hour. The,  tt«)_''')K'»'X'''^^ will  n;akt her regular  I Job Printing  _ff all kinds done neatly and  at reasonable prices. __ you  want anything «a the printing  line  you ean jget it at The  Delta News <o_ke. Leave  your o_der and k mU be attended to.  i*\  •5.  Butter Makers  Se-flte yd_t$a«___e_t_t The  De..* News office. This stook  ©_ 3>_$e_ is tt_e best in tfhfc  jfc6Xri_.ee. V«u _a_ get k  .fcher printed or ;pla__. Whe_,  yot need bttfter ptvpe'r ___ <o.  _e_d 'te this of-ec.  1 >  1  !  tbe Delta J__tt>s, Ladner  •»+♦»>■»'>■*■<' "»'»» Ofr »■«> ■■'».«>!»_■     -f - j - f   -> i\ n skajsp .sj.i), » ,«)t  i THE DELTA TSEWS, SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1903.  &_ACDONAI,D'S BURIAL.  -X Sad Ending of a Brive Soldier'3  ' Career.  London,   March .30.—The despatch of *He*_i_ttiiiJs of Major'-Gen-  _*a.   _____-■___<, ^wbo   _b___iitted  Suicide  _ti   Paris, to Scotland, last  rii^lit, by train, was the occassion  ■fdr   a   remarkable   demonstration,  'owing to the fact that his widow  '_e_d-d that the burial • shall take completed, the principals ushered  $>laoe _tsh. o'Jloek in tbe morning into the'room and the signal given  _______iaitely after the arrival of the to   fife.     The   Englishman, how  'body at Edinburgh,     'fiundred of fever, at the critical moment, to in-  KNEW WHERE TO SHOOT.  At a disner given iu London to  Samuel L- Clemes by his British  _dmir€rs, tbeH-pic of dueling cam-  up, dtt'Hog ^wlii-h -__r. 'Clemes  -told • dif _n _ftg1i__man and s{  Frenchman who, to settle a small  difference, decided to fight. A perfectly dark room was selected for  the furtherance' of safety to the opponents.     The arrangements were  Scotchmen, representing the High-  ■_>ocietie_ and^everal Scotch mem-  •bers of-^_rli___nt Igsttbered on the  Iplatform at tbe'King's Cross tai.-  "way station befe. _:o_t «-_1" the  •„coti.*tn.n,w_re '-tb-lrn-tiorial Cos-  Httmes ^Vf-dtb's 'Were placed on  Hht cd-fin, in the 'h-tt_ _"f ;tft_ different clans, and the pip_s played  _ational dirges'as'th-'body was en-  _r.in.l-.  __.11 att*tt.pts%rpm.«_e;-__!,Wid-  _w to delay the intefrt-rlt _n'd'per-  __dit _Iigb_u_ers *to -fringe for a  mational funeral In "__. _t__lands  _avlctg failed, a large rt_t___r-of in-  _U*.„M _cotc_«nan A_ji._rne_ to  _** __<Stel T_ldyit-tdb • and 'beld a  meeting to protest. The Scotch  members of parliament, and others  made speeches, and a resolution  ^vas adopted urging the Lord Pro-  wost^of _^irib_*_h ktorrenew'the^ef-  .^_>__ve%e_in^l.p-_rfcetf-dj  Tbe general's remains'*_.'__'in  HondbB at 7 o'clock Su_day: -_drn«  iflg, accompanied only by 'Sir Hector's elder brother, his cousin, who  _s a clergyman, and an undertaker.  *Ko_a_dy\Was it tbe station to meet  '-henparty. -Thcbo-y.-err-losed ia  a plain wooden packing east,'bear-  _ng the -fisnciled 'In-tl^-ton,'" _L  _J. _f.", Edinburgh, was 'driven  unnoticed through London to the  King's Cross railway station in a  one-horse railway parcel van, the  tarpaulin of which vw__ decorated  "with a seaside advertisement. The  _<.£Bn wasTemoved to the baggage  _«r of Ube train, where it lay  tibroughout the day. -Prior to tlie  _t4-iing of the-train, ^LadyJjuenne,:  ibe tp_iladtBrdp_ist, ___ 'wife of  Judge Jeau___, wbb(ee_-es of the  Seaforth family of _t-«_rt-MacKenzie, brought some roses -and  (placed them on tbe coffin. j  Scotchman are indignant at the  incongruity of the w_._t affair, and  tthe refusal of tbe war office to be  'connected With the funeral.  *The funeral was held at 6 o'clock  __ Monday morning Hi the Dean  'cemetery, shortly »ift€r the arrival  _f the London train.      About   300  {persons were present.  sure more: peaeeful results, fired up  the cbitaney arid'-rdugbtdown the  Frenchman.  ''Myhen^1 telrthis story in France  continued Mr. Clemes, I Jpttt the  Englishman up the chimney."  " I suppose," said the man with  the searching eye, "that drink was  jrour downfall ?'  "It was," answered Meandering  Mike, "I took, a drink o' water dat  _tad __£robes in it, an' dats what  d__ia_-d mehealtSso'T _a_itsw_rk.  *'Ma_a>drawled Farmer Craw-  foot, yeou bave'wOrked pretty hard  in the last six months/'  "Yeas, Zeke," replied'fhe'weary  wife.  '" Well, yeour industry shall be  _ep_id.     I am going to make you  ;_ffr__Mit.''  ,<!6h _e_e _re yeou going to' buy  me a new coat?''  '*""N6;'lj_t ydbcan  have the'old  _.o_s   _Un_-et *lo-make over into a  __-f_i_pe.   _tfdb_3y_ha_ say I am  -%___>'."  Teacb*r=^-,_?dw, -.Efldren, why  do we lov-tWo Kgo 'to __te'-fceautiful  country? W_4tl_o Wer__d4here  that is always "'fresher- ___ .purer  than in tKe cit^: !  Truthful To'n.u_y'Cwih 4__.rful  yirvMaptness)—"Milk, six?'  Patle_t—;l_s'we have known each  other so long, doctor, I do not intend to insult you by; paying.your  bill. _'h_v_ left ydtt -'b-ftdswme  legacy in my will. t  Physician—Very kind of you, I  am sure. Allow me to look at thai  prescription again. I wish to make  a slight alteration tin it.  " What a noisy thing that bass  drum is," remarK-d tbe claronet,  disgustedly. *■>  "Yes," replied tbe trombone;  ""just like a huma___ing, isn^t it?"  "Like a human being?"  ' __«; it's the one with a big  head that make the most noise."  PLAIN TALK.  We are able to back up every  assertion we make. We stand  ready t0-.1_r1.ish you the best of  everything in the 'Iil'ERY line,  &ust asWesaytoe Will.  HVe 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  •__=  J.G. WADE  •Agent for^Wire '•Fencing.  Gates'-made1 to order.  Ladner  B.C.  To Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  Not Intended for vou  This advertisement Ms not meant for you if  -you are an artist or one accustomed to combine  'colors aitistically, because yqu' witr-know what to  do without advice-br-iirstTuttlon-j'bnt ■ for the ordinary run qf_.rt_.,_r'-t_i .■=___<__ Wall.  Paper, Borders and other ihterl-i* _e.br»tions'  may not be amiss. Rest aasuredtn_t'__r aim is  to thoroughly satisfy everybody, _ec*V_-'tbat'a'  our business. See what we can do iir-h.'wiay of  decorating yoar home, New Matting, Carpet!  I.inolitm and oil Cloth just arri ved. Oslt when  in the city aad judge tor yourself sr write fc(  prices.       J»  W. E. FALES-        j  House Furnisher and Undertaker  NBW WBSTMINSTER  The dtizeris -of a town must be  generous, enterprising and broad-  minded- if !tbey wish ttheir burg to,  gWw 'into _i dty. !__ople with  ftiekel souls can never build any-  tbi«_ great. [  WEI. I, "AGAIN.  ''_ be many friends efjdhn _ldtiiit wiU he pleas-,  e_.o>ie«rn that he has entirely recovered from;  his attaek of rheumatism. Chamberlain's Pain  Balm cured him after; the best doctors in.the.  town (Monon, Ind.) ih'adf failed ta give relief.  The prompt relief from'pairt Which this liniment  affords ia atone worth _any_in.es-it*, coat. Sold,  by F. J. MacKenzie  P. Clark  General Blacksmith  L,adner, B. C.  First class  work.  Horseshoing  a specialty. \  _og» wesTM.i4i-t:_(R1<ft:.A-D:  Fririt and Ornafi*e__tdl  Trees, Koses, Bulbs  and Rhododertdrdns,  . . HOMK GROWN AND IMPORTKD .  .   |  GAKDEN F__XD AND F*oW_R SKKDS.   f  Bee Hives and '  Supplies. -.-.-.    ^vVhV**^       j  Call and e*a_iine*f't"srd-_- and make your selection1'for SpVing pdairting. - CATALOG IPRE_£  M. U.   ttliNRY,       I  Vancou\_r       --       -- B. d  BRITISH' _61. WMA  Electric Hi Company lid  (Westminster Branch)  Time Table  Cars leave Westminster for Vancouver ait _ a.m.  .•and 'hourly thereafter until 9 p.m.; Saturdays  and-Sundays at 10 p.tn.  Cars leave Vancotive,r :~for Westminsters at j  a. in. and hourly thereafter until 10 p. m.; Satur-  days'and Sundays lit ii-p.m. .  J+RKIGI.T CARS.  \Ve*un first-class freight cnVs'tJJetween West  minster and '-VancoMver ami nil'shipments are  _andled with the utmost eare and delivered to  'consignee without detay. Special tftteiition paid  ■ttffruvt shipmeirts. Out Wagons meet all boats  .ml trains, l'or rates, etc. apply to  '■_   _. SHItKS, K'V!VC -tSVRR  ' IfrarBc Stgr. ,    ,       tdciil Mgr.  "Wertnilmrftr, KrC.  A full line of well assorted stock  of-Men's and Boy's Clothing, Furnishings, etc., have just been opened tij>at tha new store corner Columbia and Begbie Streets,  Newlfr__tffiin__er, B.C.  Some of the latest styles and pat-'  terns in Caps __d 'Felt ___*s for  Men and Boys are on show. '.  Caps 25c and upward; !Felt bats  ranging from $i to $4, Among  other things in small wear I have  the President Suspender—the brace  of the century—acknowledged to  be the easist, most durable . and  most cbt&fortkble brace made.  • Drop in  anyway, and see what  we have.  WM.^MMltffc,  •New Westminster, B. C.  McRAE & Co  I  NEW WESTJTINSTER, B. C  A full line of English and Irish  Tweeds and Fancy Trouserings  always-kept in stock.  IU.!.Hi fine.  11101  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 atrect,   .   KRW WBSTMINSTKR.B.C I  Insure yo'ur Stocks, Houses and  Barns in the Anglo American and  Equ-Ty; Firk Insurance Companies. -We afe not in the Insurance  Trust, and can positively save you  morley.   Call tor write ferrates.  -A W midDEOD, j  1 _istri_t Agent.  Offi-_:'lSurr Block, Coltimbia street,  'Phone 62.       New We-tminster.'  '•PROe_A_AT.ON. 1  heht_(_. 'S_f_r^e6_-_^l_5i_a_B.  .    'can^atJa.  PROVINCE'OP  BRITISH[ ___tfM_tA|  __>WAM)'''v-II,,t'by the ^§-0' .f Gljd. of  the -TJ^lted ICl_?u6_ Et .rcrit fir!tain  and ot Ireland and of the British Dot  minions beyond the Seas, King, Da-  fended ot the, j*affh, etc., -tc.,~e_e.       |  To Our Faithful the Members'' elected ii  serve in the teglala,tiV6 j^s_ernl>ly- ot  Our Province bt, l_tl'fi-h CbtiirKbia, at  Our City of Vtct&ria.-^GreetlRg.  A __0^frj_Al_ATI_^.  H.   A.   MacDEAN,  Deputy Attorney-General.  Whereas we are desirous n^,d   resolved:  as soon as may be, to meet Our Feopli  of Oiif-'PfovW.e of BritlA ColtttntSa; ana  to have trleir a_vl.e Ih Out- l__lsl_ture:  NOW KNOW YE, that 'for cffVers'causes   aitid   pohsiaeratiohs,  and "-talcing :lnto  const-deration   the  ease  arti  cBnyenlence  of Out loving"'subjects. We'fiaVe though^  fit,  and  with  the'advlce ot Our Bxecuf-  tlve Council, 'to hereby convoke, and by  these presents enjoin you, and   each   of  you,  that on Thursday,  the   _hd' 8ay of  April       one  thousand  nine hurnTred  an4  three,  to meet Us  in  Our Said Legislature or Parliament of Our said Province  at Our City of Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH OF  BIj.INEBS,    to    treat,    do,  act    and    conclude    upon  those    things  which our Legislature of the Province of  British Columbia, by the Common Council   of  Our   said   Province  may,   by   the  favor of God, he ordained.  IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF,   We   have  caused 'these,  Our Letters to be made  Patent 'Und. the Oreat Seal of. Our aatd  Province fo- _e hereunto *_.!_._.  WITNESS,'ihe  Honorable   __t'H_-Nj.  RI GUST A V_J'JOLY de LOTBINIERE,  K.C.MG.,   I_--tenant-Governor of Our  said  Prbvin.e'bf-British   Columbia,  at  Our Govfe. hm*ri- .toStee, in Our City of  Victoria, in Oiir-airf WbVltWe, this thirteenth day of Ftbrihtry.'lp _.ev$6ar pf  Our I_rd   jne'Hh.lJ__nd'hliie'>hu'nar-4  and three, and in the third year'o. Our  ^eign. j  ■ By" -ommarid. ;  'A. dAM'l^jtLD'^ifelOMX  ■■Deputy -Voviri-HU gecreta-ry.  TfItE TABE3S i  •NEW     w!ESTJ-INSTE_t-STKVESTON  R0U1_.  Steamer Tran-fer, leaves New r7c_t-  luin.ter at -J p.m. daily, except  ■Suric-ay. I enves Steveston Monday, 7 a.m., Friday 6 a.m. Saturday, Tuesday, \V_dne__ay, Thursday, 6 p.m., .alKng at Fraser River landinrrs dctween New 'We-tmin-l  ster and Steveston, '  V_C__RIA Ni:W WESTMINSTER  l.OUTfi.  I  S.S.   Princess   Louise   leaves Victen-ii  Tuesdays   arid Fridays   at 7   a.mi  Leaves   New   Westminster   WeHnos-  ' days   and   S_.-_Bday8 ht 7   a.m.,  ' caHing   at   Mayno,   Stevtistoa   and 1  GUicfaon.  _EW '-WESTS fNStiJli-_1-L_JWACK  H0UTE.  S.S. Boavfer Meaves NVw Westminster  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri-  'days at S a.m. Leaves Chilliwaok  TVitfidays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m., calling- at Fraser  River landings between New  Westminster and Chilliwack.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVER ROUTE.  S.S- Charmer leaves Victoria daily at  1 a.m.    S.S. Charmer leaves Vancouver daily at 1:15 p.m.  All   steamers   from   Vancouver   sail  from C.F.R. wharf.   The Company reserves   the   right    of   changing   time  table at any time   without   Notification.  Fc. foil particulars as to time,  rates, «tc., apply 'to nearest agent, or  to  .    JAMES SCtATfiR,  Vancouver   Depot   and   .98 f HaVtings  "-_?_-., Wto ;  J. W. TROtfP, !  Manager,  Victoria.  H. A.  -R:;KN, AGT., WBSTMINSTER.  'j.'fcOYLS,  'AVst. Ota. Paw Ajfi,  1 V\i_c_€v*r.  ^»^<(»%%%o* -»*^-  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year.  ♦♦Ht'.H'Hi ».■»<♦♦ nn 1  Fits-'Rl.6r_i/^_;rnie)_ts tire ^6w4tig'-_n%v_J:ui-ll'trle  time. We know t_is;by the:..emendo_s'__n,sVre'___-having for Spring Suits.  •We-a're te.t astoH.i&ed,1 ttfciw'n.gt'ffAt  Fft-Reforhj  Ward___e-Is'tlie only place where you c_h_Kget an up-to-  date garment a't"--third to lha_f Whtty'dnr_s_l6r;charges,  aft_Klyour money back __1ssatisfi_d.  *Ml  333 Hasti__^s Street, VAfrCOii^q-fR, &£.  Mail o___rs!pr6nTp_y'..ttendedto.   @te___r_____i-i*ementi_lan--s  and samples on applicatitift-.  ■f. _ A A .T. A .tl  Delta Transfer Stable  -*ADNER, B. C.  SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDLE HORDES  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team^Work Bone at Specially ow Prices.  5»  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor-  Telephone "Ladner" No. 10.  "•feNfoH- ♦ •!■» »»'t- ♦ ■!• ♦ -I- ♦ ■!• ♦ ■!• ♦ ■!■■» »-f •I'H-H'-t  If you want first clajSS work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE  New Method Steam Laundry  NEW  WESTMINSTER.  W. #__ McClellan, Agent, - - Ladner  Leave Laundry on Monday and it will  be returned oa Saturday.  Gents clothes cleaned and pressed.     Blankets and Curtains a specialty.  ■Oal-J&tfti-e Old-Stand lately •Se-Spifed by _>.C-ai_.  'First"elass"work. Your patronage solicited.  ^W.'H. TAYLOR,    -    -    PROP.  B. C CIGAR FACTORY  B.C.—Ndted Brand.  PHOENIX—With Eagles.  OLD SPORT—Always Reliable.  B. WILBERG & CO. .raw w__tins_er, b. c.  P. O. BOX Ml.  The Hit of  Our Milliftety Opening;, the most successful _vent ever _t_ld iri'ttfis  city. Our aim is to make this store your shopping place, and we inteid  keeping all that's new and up-todate at prices which defy co__petifion.  Try us for a Carpet  We certainly can suft y_u if qtialfty. design _nd |ir»_evwl_ da it.  Our importation this season is very large and we know t_e goods were  bought right. Our range of new colors takes in a magnificent variety o  Fawns, Reds, Greens, etc., in Floral and Oriental designs with Borders  and Stair Carpets to match, in Wiltons, axminsters, Brussels,- Tapestty  and Ingrain; in fact we doubt if a finer assortment can be found on ttfU  coast.    We are selling Carp&s.  Our Show of-Dress^froods  Each day our range is growing. We can now show you a lovely  range of Voiles, Camas Cloth, Nappa, Minstrel Cloths, 8ergeB, If uns*  Veiling, etc., in all the very newest colorings, at monay-saving prices.  Orders by Mail Care-iilly and promptly attended to*  The Money Savin|f Spot  IS at  Chas.CStcvcnson&CO  Corner Hastings and Richard* Streets  VANCOUVER, B. C.  __i  i THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, APRIL 4,  1903.  LOCAL NEWS.  Dr.   Wilson   left   Thursday for  Victoria on a pleasure trip.  Rev. Mr. Glassford   formerly of  Ladner is now stationed at Naknsp  Mrs. Mason, sr., of Gulfeide is  sot enjoying the best of health  lately.  Councilor Arthur is. very much  improved in health and will return  home next week.  Mrs. J. Gilchrist returned last  Monday from a few months visit  with relatives in the east.  Rev. P. H, McEwen will-hold  services in the Baptist church on  Sunday evening.  W- B. Curtis left this week for  the north t« take charge of the cannery of which he is manager.  Miss Agnes and Master Joseph  Kidd of Lulu Island, we" visiting  with Mr. Beadleston and family on  Sunday.  Charles. Hartnell of Lulu island  jf»s visiting with his parents Mr.  and Frank Hartnell in Ladner  this week.  D. Gunn of Westminster brought  down this week to the Alexander  farm at Boundary Bay, his herd ot  dairy cows.  W. M. Scott of Port Guichon is  now engaged on the pile driver  at the Victoria Terminal wharf.  Mrs. Jas. Goostrey of Whatcom,  spent a few days visiting with Mr.  and Mrs. W. Livingstone this week.  C. F. Green and H. N. Rich  drove to Westminster last 6uuday  to attend tlie funeral of the late I,  B.J Fisher.  Mrs. H. A. Morgan of Vancouver  and Miss B. Davie of Boundary  Bay is visiting with Mrs. D. B.  Grant.  "Your Darling" for the baby is  a beauty, at the Drug Store.  Go to Stainton's for axle grease,  coach oil, and castor oil.  j /Examine our stock of hammocks,  prices ranging from $1 to $5 at F.  J. MacKenzie's.  Just received an assorted stock of  sporting goods, lacrosse sticks, lacrosse balls, rubber balls of all descriptions, footballs, base balls, jacks,  etc,, at the Drug Store.  In this issue C. Beadleston has  an ad. Painting, paper hanging,  kalsomining, etc. He manufactures  all the kalsomiue used and guarantees, satisfaction. If you need any  work in this line leave your orders  with Mr. Beadleston.  Spring Goods:  We have  been kept busy the  last week opening up  Spring Footwear.      Our Stock is  now complete  and  persons wishing to have the latest as well as the best!  •wearing shoes xl-ould not fell to buy their nest  pair  from  W.E.SINCLAIR, Ml  !a full line  !      °<  • Gents  9  £ Furnishing  Choice Groceries  H. N. 11XCH,  LADNER, B. C.  Notary Public, Auctioneer,  Estate and Insurance Agent.  $15,000  to   advance on  Mortgages.  Purchasing Agent  Brackmtm K.r Milling Co. Ltd.  CelebrateD  Hintez. . .  TENDERS  A. Jenson connected with the  canneries at Canoe Pates, leaves  next week for theB. C. Cannery at  Westminster.  George Ormiston, road superintendent, spent a few days at Port  Kells this week in connection with  gr»vel for the Delta roads.  The case of Delta Municipality  vs. Dr. Wilson for arrears of taxes  will come up at th« spring assizes  at Westminster on May 7 th. The  defendant has counter claim For  alleged damages.  J. A. Logan "completed the purchase of the lot this week from J.  L. Waddell next May's store. Mr.  Logan will erect a large store building on the property.  Tenders will be received by the Delta Muni-  cipal Qouncil up until noon, Saturday, April nth  1903, for nails, oil aud lumber for the use ofthe  corporation.  tf. A. MCDIARMID, C.M.C.  LADNKR, B. C. March 30th, 1933.  IWil Ol Dill  Notice is hrreby given that the Court of Revision of the aH_ics.iu.ent of the Corporation of  Delta will.be held ill the Council Chambers, l.ac1.-  n.r, on Saturday the 2nd day of May, at 10 a. m.,  and any person desiring to make complaint  against bis or her assessment or the assessment  of any other person must give notice in writing  to the clerk, stating the ground of his or her complaint at least ten days before said date.  N. A. McDIARMID.C.M.C.  Ladner, April ist, 1903.  Just  Opened  Up  A full line of Well assorted stock  of Men's and Boy's Clothing, Furnishings, etc., have just been opened up at the new store corner Columbia and Begbie Streets,  New Westminster, B.C.  Some of the latest styles and patterns in Caps and Felt Hats for  Men and Boys are on show.  Caps 25c and upward; Felt hats  ranging from $i to $4, Among  other things in-small wear I have  the President Suspender—the brace  of the century—acknowledged to  be the easist, most durable j^and  most comfortable brace made.  Drop in anyway, and see what  we have.  WM. CUMMING,  New Westminster, B. C.  Naval Oranges  and  Bananas.  —AT  THE—  CITY BAKERY  ROBERT MAY;  Ladner,  _  Contractors  and Builders  LADNER. B. C.  BLUE  KLONDYKE  SOAP  8 Pounds for 28 cents  Manufactured and for sale by  MRS. W. LIVINGSTONE,   - - LADNER  PAINTING, VARNISHING.  H. G. Livingstone who was lately engaged in farming near Ladner has entered into partnership  with T. H. Calland the well known  real estate and financial agent at  Vancouver. Mr. Livingstone has  recently rtturned from a visit to_his  home in Ireland.  The Delta Municipal council passed a resolution at the last meeting  asking the attorney-general to appoint Dr. King a coroner for th«  district. He now holds the appointment of tpedical health officer  and the council consider* it would  be in the interest of the municipality to have these offices combined.  PAPER HANGING,  AND KALSOMINING^  The undersigned is prepared to  do all kinds of the above work  in a first-class manner. Manufacturer of all kalsomine used.  C. Beadleston,  - Ladner,B.C.  ■    ■  A few days ago a rather bashful  woman went in a store at Chilli-  - wack carrying three chickens. She  ' inquired the price of chickens and  put them on the counter. The  clerk didn't know the chickens'  feet were tied, and asked her if  they .jepuld )*y there, j She bit her  handkerchief and said: ."No sir,  t&ey *re roosters."  ] 1  3E Horse Goods!  1  ) £     Our  Harness and  Horse  Furnishings ]  have long proved reliable, and they are  3 C built not only far style but wear.  j { REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.  \\ huqh Mcdowell,  . { LADNBR, B. C.  __•.■!___ iWiiW,! W.miW.ii^ilWh_-_-«--___*t_i_L/._a  NOTICE OF SALE  OF NEARLY NEW  HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE  and Effects:  Including : 1 bedroom set, double  and single bedsteads, spring and  box mattrasses. oak extension  dining table, 6 dining room chairs,  3 rocking chairs, couch, 3  small tables, kitchen table and  chairs, McClary range and fittings, heater and pipe, Angle  lamp, 2 small lamps, pots, pans,  etc., which  Mr. H. N. RICH has received in'  structions from Mr. James Welsh,  to sell by AUCTION at his resi  dence in the village of Ladner, on  Saturday, April 4th, at 3 O'clock  Terms cash.  'I  iOrocericsi  L:   . —,    . I  JT1NSMITHING  \ and REPAIRING _  ' Heaters lined and stoves set up.  f Agent foi  J The   Gurney   Foundry   Coy's.  *     Oxford Stoves and Ranges.  PICKLES  AND  CATSUP  t  _•••••••••••_••••• _*9*   •*_•••••••••••••••••••«  •H-4-f+H-f+4 ++ «Hs+♦*+++4-f +++*♦*++♦++++-H- *++♦+++ <  A NEW LINE OF  LADIES BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS  LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS-  FRESH >\ GROCERIES x EVERY $ WEEK  fy. S fiukberson's  The best on the market.  | Mil AND» WB I  1  .   J. HENLEY  3009 WESTMINSTER ROAD.  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons.  .  .  HOME CROWN AND IMI'ORTKIJ .   .  GARDKN Pllil.I) AND FLOWER SKKDil.  Bee Hives aud  Supplies.   .   .   . Wholesale  and Retail.  Call and examine onr stock and make your selection for Spring planting. CATALOG FREE.  M.  J.   HENRY,  Vancouver - - B. C.  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  (Westminster Branch),  Time Table  Cflrs leave Westminster for Vancouver at 6 a.m.  and hourly thereafter until 9 p.m.; Saturdays  aud Sundays at 10 p.m.  Cars leave Vancouver for Westminsters at 7  a. in. and hourly thereafter until 10 p, m.j Saturdays and Sundays at 11 p.m.  FREIGHT  CARS.  We run first-class freight cars between Westminster and Vancouver and all shipments are  handled with the utmost eafe nnd delivered to  consignee without delay. Special attention paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagons meel all boats  and trains. For rates, etc. apply to  D   A. SHII.KS, V. R. GlyOVHR  Traffic Mgf. Local Mgr.  weslni.nsteT, B. C.  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year.  •*♦   NEW WESTMINSTER,  S. C.  A  ♦♦• Manufacturers of all kinds oi A  !♦ Soda Water, Ginger ♦!•  j. Ale and Summer X  I Drinks. j.  •       Your patronage solicited     J  ...'..•**.....°..»..°»...«2»....£....»£*...«£»....^.*.«*»...»*.  Service between  Seattle and  the East  FINEST  AND  FASTEST  TRAINS  Tickets at lowest  rates  to|-  European, Eastern and Kootenay points,  Leave Westminster _o a.m.  Arrive       M 3:36 p.m.  D. P. SANDERSON, Agejit  NEW WESTMINSTER,  B. C.  INSURE YOUR PROPERTY  —with -  F.J. Hart & Co.  Mow Westminster, B. G.  \,  The Leading Insurance Agency  -   Money to Loan   -  This is an exact cut of tlie celebrated Slater $4 Shoe, j  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. JOHNSTON,  Mitt  We are Selling  Baling Wire and Ties at Cost  Creamers, Lanterns, Tin Pails, Washboards, Lamp and  Lanteru Chimneys, etc. etc.  Bargain Prices •:   Also a few Kitchen Stoves left at prices  from $7.50 to $26.25 each.  R. F. ANDERSON & CO  Corner Front and 6th Streets,   ; NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  Just arrived  __ SPLENDID L&ffi OF  Men s Clothing  Latest and _fp-_o-_ate Styles.  Prices:      $10;   $12.50;  $1$  and  $18.  TheseGoods a__ positively first -lass.  J. MacKENZIE,      - - *>      LADNER,  Just arrived a-complete stock  Vegetable, Mowet, Field and Garden  Seed.   Seed Grain of all kinds.  Grass and Clover Seed  Bmckitiati-Ker Milling Co.  New Westminster, B. C.  i  ,l"»A*A*^^A+-A+^+»l**A*>A-t«A+. ^l***l>,*A+"i*+^'+Jfr-+A+*A*«jf>+»'fr+»$  NEW SPRING SHIRTS  IN STAfcTCHfcD AND SOFT FRONTS  At 9O6, i.__s 1.25, and 1.50  Tan Colo* _.vd Grey Color are the two New Shades.  j. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street   ;•;     New Westminster,  1 ■  «►  }  i{M»fonfy»$»nii}it»'$i»i$i»i$iti$tH'i}n«ii}ii» ••^♦•••♦J«<'»*».f«Jf..«t»^M}..«.^«<H}>.».»j.^,n^L  I

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