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Array --£.  t  i,A-»V  'My-t        XD   ,    -U,u'- fit**U*MJ**  :  .. ■'  A ii  iwi sw,' "&  '...   „l. an ■■   - .;-  WM. I. No. 29.  LADNER, li. C, SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 6, 1902.  $1.00 a  i  \%  i  Market Very Good This  Week^     Successful  .Operation.  The weekly market Friday was  4he best that has been held for  same time, buyers and sellers attending in larger numbers than has  been the case for several weeks put.  ■There was a .good supply of fruit  nearly all of it found a ready sale-  There was also a good buisness  done in meat butter end eggs. The  poultry stalls were well filed and  there was a good demand for w haj  .WAS offered.  inr  Hiidfsiart«ri..  Vweqaartor*...  cuu..:^   -uvrtoii\  Whole.....   roaa  Whole.^. „  Sw»U —  &VVt*H.   rotate*!,  ,    Onions   Cabbage...  Whe*„.„.  •Way............  p*r pound  loe.  5H to 6  7 to 14  «  a  ■e  ao to 25c  iftck  ■ 75  1.00  ■ 75  •   Jj°  li to. 10  per cloi.  30 to^js e  #tot/[l.„m...     ^owla..................  ...      S6 to {6.50  JSnoka., vv.  >f4.oo to.;*.oo  .^Oilers        ^, oi, to ? M  rsMHT  ..per boA.  Apples...... ......    .;,s to j.,qi.  ' riutns .......     40 to ,50  Wm. Cusack a well known ear-  p«j«iter of this .city mysteriously  disappeared on Tuesday hist. He  had been staying at a fishing camp  on the North Arm during the .mm-;  iner and started for down river in a  sail boat to get some supplies r.i'd  has not bees seen since. ;His boat  jjbufld on the shore about  four miles below the. city.  jMiss Pearson, matron of the  .Columbian .Hospital has resigned  »nd her resignation has b.en  accepted.  Charles Suto proprietor of 'he  Merchants Resturant was fir-ad  $ 150 and costs in the police court  on Tuesday for supplying -two  bottles of beer to Indians.  Labor day was observed as a  general holiday by the people of  New .Wostmauster and was celebrated in a quiet manner, mos. of  the qitixeus going out of town to  one or other of the excursions and  picnics which wer« held on that'  <day.  The shooting season for grouse  and ducks opened on Monday last  and a large number of sportsmen  were out. The best tag reported  consisted' of fifty-four ducks which  were shot alt Pitt Lake ,by a party  of three.  Jas. Crutchley formerly, of Ladner  but now of Blaine, Wash., successfully underwent the serious operation of having a large cancer le-  moved from his lower lip on Wednesday afternoon. He is progressing favorably now.  A meeting of tlie executive of,  4he RoyaJ Agricultural and Indus-  triajsoqretj ;was,J*eW on -Thursday  /•veiling,when arrangem«Mts for the  forth coming provincial .exhibition  •were considerably fathered. A draft  of, the progr.a-m.me .has ibcen made  i*nd shows A«-.£t$png a list of attraction m)w&V?>)W,1 ,g«yen at the  ■6k-  The Band.  We bear that the band boys are  making great preparations fcr some  improvement work the coming winter. During the last fow weeks  they have ordered three new instruments which will add to the appearance ofthe band as well as improve  the tone. A first class tiiple silver  plated trombone has been sent for  from tbe great Resson firm who  make the best instruments on the  market. This will be used by W.  H. Smith, who also=&ent for a slide  trombone for himself and will learn  to play. A picolohas been ordered  for Fred Southerby and a new cornet has teen Jsecured for Mr. Williamson. Three new men have  been enlisted in the ranks and are  making good progress with their  respective instruments. Such rules  and by-laws have been adopted  which will ensure two good practices a week during the winter  months, and by next spring it is  hoped for them to make a reputation for themselves. Considering  the short time the band has been in  existence their progress has been  wonderful arad the people of Delta  appreciate their ability and hope  that every mpve will tend towards  beftw efficiency-. The baud received  many fiatterjiig remark* .from the  visitors last Mondav. '  .1  Accident to the President  President Roosevelt had a narrow  escape from dearth on Wednesday.  While touring through Pittsburg  Mass., the coach in which he  and his party were driving, was  struck by an electric car and smashed. Mr. Craig of the secret service  department was killed and the  president and other occupants of  the tally-ho vehicle were badly  shaken up and bruised. The motor-  man who wa3 running the car at a  high rate of speed, and the conductor have been arrested.  Farmers Insurance.  The Mutual Fire Insurance Co.,  British Columbia is now prepared  to issue policies to farmers, and it  will be to their interests to carefully  consider the mutual system before  placing their insurance. Captain  Stewart of Eburne, promoter and  managing director of the company  is here for the purpose of appointing  a local agent, and he will explain  the system to all whom he can possibly meet with during his short  stay in our midst.  Launched.  The "Mary Ann II" was successfully launched in the Fraser river  this week at the end of Delta street.  She is a fine craft, up-to-date model  and all home made, being the prop  erty of Dr. Woodley. It is not  the intention to put her on the river  route in opposition to the steamer  Transfer, but will be used to skirt  along the river front in search of  ^mallards,, etc.  Carries    Away    Another  Delta Resident.  "Mrs. Colhusoii is dead," was  the word passed around Ladner  Tuesday evening, and the news  came as a great surprise to everyone, for it was only a few days ago  that she was around town, although  having only recovered from a severe  illness. Her death took place at  St. Joseph's hospital, Victoria on  Monday evening after undergoing  an operation on Friday last. Word  received from the hospital says that  Monday she was bright and cheerful, being in the best of spirits until  about four o'clock in the afternoon,  when an unfavorable change came*  over her and she gradually grew  weaker, everything possible being-  done to save her life, but without  avail and she passed away at 9:^ 5  o'clock.  The deceased had lived in Ladner  the past four years and was closely  identified with the work in connection with the Methodist church and  W. C. T. U. in both of which she  was an earnest,, and conscientous  member.  The bereaved husband and rela-  tivesr-have the sympathy of their  many -friends in ,the Delta in their  hour of trouble.  Mr. Collinson received word  Monday evening of his wife's serious  illness and left on Tuesday morning for Victoria only to learn of her  death on his journey.  The body was brought to Ladner  on Thursday's boat, being met  by friends and conveyed to the  Methodist church from whence the  funeral took place yesterday afternoon to the Boundary Bay cemetery,  the Rev. A. N. Miller and  the Rev. E. Manuel of Eburne, an  old friend of the deceased officiating.  A large number of friends and acquaintances attended the last sad  rites.  The owners of four duires, one at  Steveston and three on Lulu,  Island, have been refused the usual  certificates under provisions of the  Contagious Diseases [Animal] Act,  owing to "dirty byres."  The  Salmon  Pack.  Many rumors have been circulated  regarding the pack of salmon on  the Fraser but the officials of the  Canners' Association say the accurate pack is not even yet determined. Representatives of the association met on Tuesday to confer  With delegates from the fishermen's  Union, Messrs. Holcrow. Machie.  Durham and S. Nakashima, the  latter representing the Japanese.  The canners submitted the following statement:  Total pack, including Fraser  river and Sound catight fish, 282,-  630; less Sound caught fish, 30,202;  net pack of Fraser river fish, 252,  418. On this an offer of 16 1-2  cents per fish was made, .but the  fishermen made a request for the  privilege of checking over some of  the canneries which was granted,  which further postpones the giving  out of an authenticated statement.  Mayor Keary of Westminster has  received word from the government  that the money for tbe extension  of the Westminster-L-iduer road  would not be forthcoming until the  work was completed.  Ottawa despatches say that it is  mentioned in officials circles that  Thanksgiving Day will likely be  held on Thursday, October 23rd.  W J. Leary, manager of the  Windsor cannery on Skeena river,  was in Ladner the first of the week  returning again to the north.  Miss Allen of Eburne is visiting  with friends in Ladner.  Yukon Candidates.  The writ for the election of the  first member for Yukon in the  House of Commons was issued  Wednesday. The nomination will  take place on Novembert 4th and  polling on December 2 . Sheriff  Kilbeck is returning officer. He  will appoint enumerators to prepare  the election lists. It is said Hon.  J. H. Ross will resign the govenor-:  ship to run as the government candidate, and that Mr. J. A. Smart,  Deputy Minister of the Interior,  will be appointed govenor. Barney  Sugrue is is spoken of as another  opposition.candidate.  Case to Be Re-tried.  John Burns,the 17 year old lad  from Seattle, who was given six  years in the penitentiary for boat  and net stealing, may have his case  re-tried, for the lads relatives have  engaged Mr. Bowser, K. C, who  has applied for a new trial on the  grounds: r. Thai Capt. Pittendrigh,  S. M, had no jurisdiction'; 2. That  the trial was hurried, the defence  not being given sufficent time to  prepare its case; 3. That the warrant was faulty, reading "common  gaol" instead of penitentiary.  Robert Matheson of Victoria arrived     yesterday  for a    few days  business visit.  Mr. and Mrs. John McNab of  Westminster are the guests of Mrs.  McNeely.  Local sportsmen during the past  week have been very successlul in  bagging the game.  The prize lists for tlie Delta  Agriculturial fall show will be dis-  tributed the first of the week.  Tue Seventh Day Adventist have  taken down their large tent after a  couple months stay in Ladner.  Mrs. Baker and daughter returned to Westminster Wednesday after  a short visit at Woodward's landing.  The Bay Thoroughly Enjoyed by Visitors. and  Residents.  'Ladner celebrated Laoor: Day in  royal style. AlLthe business houses  were.closed and it was a universal  holiday among the inhabitants.  'The main feature of the day here  was the arrival of .the excursions  from Westminster and Vancouver  under the auspices ef the Ancient  Order iTJnited Workmen lodges of  those places. About ten o'clock  the steamer Transfer tairrived with  about 150 aboard of vwhich a great  number were conveyed to the agricultural grounds by rigs in waiting  by the local lodge. Along after t(  o'clock the steamer Britannia hove  in sight with the Vancouver contingent which con prised between 250  and 3<io people. The excursionists  all ashore everyone started for the  agricultural grounds where arrangements had been made for tbe picnic  and celebration.  The Ladner Cornet Band metth«  boats on their arrival aud afterwards played several selections on  the grounds. With the Vancouver  order was Evenson's orchestra,  which played in the hall where the  iovers of the terpsichorean art enjoyed tliemselves.  During the after-noon , a large  number of children!* graces were  run, prizes being donated by Ladner, Vancouver and Westminster  people to the lodges for this purpose. Besides these races, jumping,  tug-of-war, putting the shot, etc„  was indulged in bytheolder people.  A baseball match was arranged between Vancouver-Westminster vs.  Ladner in which was some goojj  playing and considerable ,#por$.  The game ended in„favor of Ladntfi  four to two. A football match  was also played between the two  cities against Ladner, ,;but the visitors were again defeated.  About six o'clock .the visitor^  and friends started for the landing  to take their respective boats for  home. The Britannia left shortly  after six and the Transfer an hour  later. The Britannia had a pleasant trip around from Vancouver no  rough weather being encountered.  From what The News heard and  can learn all were well pleased with  their visit and spoke in the highest  terms of the preparations .made by  local A.O.U.. W;4odge jand their  friends.and should anotherjoppor-  itunity occur we may expect to have  them enjoy their outing in the Delta.  The collectors of voters for th*  several provincial districts give  notice in the official Gazette of this  week that courts of revision of the  provincial lists will be held 0/1  Monday, the 3rd November.  The" municipal council meets next  Saturday afternoon. THE DELTA NEW 3, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1902.  THE   DELTA   NEWS  BY  RIC.   A.   ERASER.  Siib3crii>tio?i l-rice, per year in advance  SATURDAY,  SEPTEMBER  6,   1902.  The necessity of shade trees at  the agricultural grounds on Monday  was quite apparent, aud if it was a  hot day it would have been impossible for the visitors to have remained on the ground. It is the only  public land available for meetings,  picnics or open air gatherings and  it should be fixed up in better shape  for such festivities. The buildings,  grounds and fences are first class,  but people wishing to watch anything going on have to endure the  Hot sun. A few good shade trees  judiciously arranged would make a  'vast improvement, beautifying the  place and allowing people to enjoy  their visit, and in a short time it  would become a favorite resort.  The expense in connection with  putting iu trees would be very  small and The  News hopes the  agricultural society and council will  1.       ' 1     1  attend to the matter at an early date.  The monster petition to be presented to the provincial legislature  by the Lord's Day Alliance asks  jhat athletic games and excursions.  on Sunday be prohibits, and that  penalties be provided for. the breach  of such laws. They also ask the  government to enforce the Sunday  Closing Liquor law uniformly  throughout the province.  The   visitors    to    Ladner    last  Monday were greatly pleased with  their visit and were amazed at the  ■ ii   . • v. ■  terms in this section, never realizing  r   • ■.  what the Delta was like.    All went  1  away convinced  that  the Delta is  jl       •   i- .  v ■  the ideal farming section of British  Columbia.  A Pension Yarn.  ...  Mr. Ware, the United States  Commissioner of Pensions, received  a letter from a man in Illionis a few  days ago which read:  "I am now getting a pension of  $30 a month. Recently the Lord  has prospered me, and I do not  think I should get so much money.  I gave my services to the country,  and Ithink I should have some  pension, of course, and 1 think £30  a month is too much. Is there any  way I can have my pension reduced  or suspended while I enjoy the  prosperity that is mine at present?"  This is the only request for a  reduction of pension ever received  by the Bureau. It was referred to  the pension examiner in the district  where the man lived, who reported  as follows:  "I have the honor to inform you  that the person who applied for a  reduction in his pern ion is now in  the insane asylum at this place, and  has been for some time."  —New York Tribune.  Fall Fairs.  The following dates of Fall Fairs  have been announced:  Langley—Sept.  17.  Kelowna—Sept.   17,   18  Maple Ridge—Sept.  18  Kent—September 18.  Nanaimo—September 19, 20.  Vernon—Sept. 22, 23, 24.  Surrey—September 23.  Comox—September 24, 25.  Chilliwack—Sept. 24, 25, 26.  Kamloops—Sept. 24, 25, 26.  DELTA—September 26, 27.  Ashcroft September 26, 27.  Cowichan—September 26, 27.  Central Park—Sept. 26' 27.  Coquithtm—Kept.  27.  New Westminster—September 30  October 1, 2, 3.  Victoria—Oct. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.  .-..-..-.. =—T--'=ai»sp  H"H  ji$frjteHf.fsH*H3^  vy:  over  <  Price ot Fish.  It will be i6l/i cent fish on the  Fraser river. This informationwas  obtained from the very best author-  The Fraser river pack will be  250,000,    and    the   $45,000  which trembled in the balance will  t ' v  be on the canners' side of the transaction. It will be remembered that  a week before the canneries were  closed the official pack was given  as 272,000 cases, minus 40,000 cases  bought from the traps. It was estimated that not more than 3,00c  cases could be put up in the six  days before the closing of the canneries. In other words, it was  officially stated that the approximate pack would be 235,000 cases.  It now obtains that the canneries  erred in telephoning their pack.  On the 15th of August they gave  their returns to the 8th and 10th,  or a week before,   not taking into  •••♦...••♦*»H>..**.t.^..*.+**.e-t*..»..*..©.*J..*~**.«..*..«.»  " A man is known by tlie company  he keeps."  The follwing distinguished personages have bought  BELL PIANOS  Her Royal Highness the  Princess I Rt Hon The Marquis of Lansdowne  of Louise i Rt Hon The  Marqnis of Dufferin  Pier Majesty the Queen of Italy       j    and A.va  His Majesty the   King of Holland (Countess Adelina Patti Nvcolini  His Imperial Majesty the Emperor , Sir John Stainer Mus, Doc London  of JaPan ! Count Von Filbinger of Austria and  His Imperial Majesty the Sultan of;    many other members of Royalty  Turkey i    and Nobility.  In selecting a Piano see that it has the improved 4 Pedals,  Full Metal Plate, Bushed Tuning Pins, the Illituitable  Double Repeating Action.  You will be in good company if you buy a  New Art Bell Piano  -»  !!  if  W. y. MONTELIUS  Exclusive Agen£ in B. C. for the "NEW ART" BELL and  other choice makes.  410 Hastings, Street, VANCOUVER.  f.H-+*4-+4*H^+W  nn  ii  anno in  nil s  J. HENLEY  I!.  C.  ,», NEW WESTMINSTER,  ,*, Manufacturers of all tSuds.ol  I Soda Water, Ginger  ,f.    Ale and Summer  I Drinks.  j        Your patronage solicited  •>  •••♦>•••♦>«••♦.••••♦••'  '••♦••■••♦■••v-«*«  CHURCH   NOTICES.  BAPTIST.  Services will be held on Sunday  evening- at 7130, I W Williamson,  pa stor  CATHOLIC  Reverend Father Edm, Peytavin,  (). M.I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month, at 10:30 a m.  •ST. ANDREW'S &RESBVTERIAN  Services next Lord's Day at 3p.n1.  Sabbath .School at 2 p in Thos  Oswald, minister.  alt. saint"? trenant  Service will be 'field in the  evening at  7:30 o'clock by Rev Bell  METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at rr a.m  and 7:30 p.m.  account the fish put up during the Everybody invited. A N Miller  fcig run, the reason being that tbe  returns ofa week before was all  (hey aould compute at that time.  l*or this season a trip of the can-  aery officials to the canneries shows  a much larger pack than anticipated.  Wax Cohen a. New York tailor,  unable to work as a result of an  accident, refused $5,000"for adoption papers of one o" his st-jren children. The day! the offer v'as made  his lanfjlord threatened to eviot him  for non- payment of rent, atd the  family went to bed on the same  night without having tasted food  during the day.  pastor  Gospel services at the tent every  evening except Monday  Song service at 7:30 accoiupaniad  by vocal instructions in note reading etc.. if desired  Services 8 rm fhrrp A cordial invitation extended to the people of Ladner and surrounding community.  AH instruction free. O. E. Davis,  C. Conclemeu.  For first class Tpnsorial  work go to SHOP'S  p, IftO; PiPGS, ETC  Try 5hc/r'.< Nf* cijrsr Tlie " PlIRJTANOS."  Hosts, Rhododendrons, Agallas, Shade Trees,  Small l;.iits.  GreenhouKr'and bedding out plants, at less than  eastern  .1 foreign prices.  Clean cert^ ate from the inspector.  Garden, Hi id, and Flower Seeds. Each variety  tented ns to vitality, and at close prices.  Fertilizers, !lee Supplies, Agricultural Implement!, cic.  New catalogue tells you all about it. Call and  examli our stock aud get our list or semi  for it: li .vill save you money.  Address  M.  J.   HENRY,  3000 West 1.. 1  sterRoad,   -   -    Vancouver, II. C.  LADNER, B. C.  P. SKIRLOBY, Proprietor.  Conveniently  situated aud  first class in every particular.  BEST CUISINE SERVICE  P. Clark  General Blacksmith  Ladner, B. C.  First  class  i class work  j£ Horseshoing  a specialty.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty  days after date I.intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for a lease of the foreshore of Kwomais Point situate in  New Westminster district, commencing- at a point marked PI C. on  the south east corner of Kwomais  Point, thence one mile in a north  westerly direction.  Harry Carter.  Dated 16th July, 1902.  Oa$»3)o©*««®o©»3!»@o$o<j»e©»S»©»©»®e#»ea0»»»6#$  JOHN SIMPSON, Proprietor.  e  Refitted throughout with New Horses, New Buggies  and Hacks.    Good saddle Horses alway on hand.  o  «    e  e  Lowest Rates.  O  Telephone No. ij.  FOR SALE.  A    registered    Shorthorn    roan  bull, calved March  1901, and also  spring bull calves for sale.   Apply to  W. H. LADNER,  LADNER, B. C.  To Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  Insure your Stocks, Houses and  Barns in the Anglo-American and  Equity Firf Insurance Compan-  iks. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, and can positively save you  money.    Call or write for rates.  A. W. McLeob,  DISTRICT AGENT.  Office: Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 62.       New Westminster  1  0  ii  LADNER,  U- C.  WM, ALEXANDER, PROP.  Livery rigs  and  saddle  horses for  hire.     Horses bought and sold  on commission.  l*eamingdt.-ne on short notice.  0. T, Baker  1  Agent for  Ladner, B. C.  HEM'S Hi HE DM  A full slock of Buggies, Carriages always oa  hand.   Repairing of all descriptions.  aW.Budd  House Painting  Ladner, B. C.  All  kinds of painting   done.  Your orders solicited.  ♦;•*••>•* ♦>♦<♦••<>•* •{h*.>.«..;..«..%.s..j*».,jv#.  ••■.J..»..j..»..j».»..;..«..j,.,^;,.,.,j,.,..j,.#..j,<.,.,.^(jh  The Deita News  Oue Dollar a Year  .;..»..;..»..;.....jm.,j..«.,j,.,..«„^.»,<.,j,.#^#„jh^ THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, SElTKMBE  i? (.  rcjW  jm  -4-t- —  GOODROADS  Placing  Metal   on   The  Roads.—Valuable  Hints.  In order to obtain a knowledge of  -the manner in which gravel, broken  .•tone or other road metal should be  placed on the roadway, it is evidently necessary to consider the  objects to be attained by the use oi  ■ surface covering. Experience  teaches us that these are:—  1 To prevent water entering and  softening tho natural soil beneath.  2 To present a hard and durable  wearing, sufficiently smooth to make  gravel and the transportation of  heavy loads easy and agreeable.  According to the first of these objects, the covering must be of such  a texture as to be as far as possible  Jmpenetrabla to water, and of such  a shape as to shed the water to the  side gutters or ditches. According  to the second, the road covering  must partake of the character of a  floor. In summer and in dry  weather a road made ofthe natural  soil, if not sand, is a satisfactory  driveway for moderate traffic. It  is to make a good wet weather road  that metal is usually applied. Ii  jthn work done on the road is not  .successful in producing this, the  efforts have either been inadequate  or misapplied.  The customary way of putting  gravel and broken stone on the  ripad is to merely drop the Vnetal  from the waggon, leaving it, as it  falls, in a continuation of irregular  heaps, to he levelled and consolidated by traffic. This metal is  usually plficed on the road in June.  Vehicles at once turn away from it  and find a mora serviceable ' a dirt  drive along the side of the road or  in the gutters. Traffic continues  to follow the dirt roadway untill  jsucl a tiine, late in the fall, when it  Las become rutted and muddy. Not  untill forced to do so by the impassible condition of the dirt track, do  vehicles turn to the metalled portion.  If this dirt track is between the  n.etal and the ditch, the ruts and  holes will interfere with surface  .drainage; will prevent the water  reaching the ditch quickly from the  crown; will be receptacles for a  K:ige amount of water. In soaking  away, fhis water will pass under  tue gravelled portion and assist in  softening the natural subsoil, which,  in a well made road, must be sufficiently dry aud firm to support the  weight of traffic. The gravel oi  stone lying loosely on the road has  permitted water to pass through it  to the natural soil below, as through  a sive. The first effect of wheels  passing oyer it is to create ruts in  the metal itself. These ruts in  turn become icceptacles to hold  water, tbe. gravel in the ruts is  quickly forcedaside aud downward,  and the wheels sink as far as the  mud will permit them. Winter  may freeze the ground and afford a  firm means of travel during the  frosty season, but when the weather  breaks up in the spring, the roadway, upheaved and honey-combed  by the ice which formed in and below it, is many times worse than in  the fall.  It is evident ttjat to drop grave!  and especially broken stone, loosely  pn, the road is j«ery fr.r from being  an economical system of roadrrtak  ing. The summer succeeding the  application, the road, after the ruts  are worn down, may become a good  driveway; yet the gravel or broken  stone has been so churned and mixed with dirt that its life and durability have been largely wasted before it becomes sufficiently compact  to answer the purpose for which it  was intended.  A great deal, by very simple  means, can be done towards getting  better results from the road covering. The aietal when first placed  on the road could be nicely spread  with a rounded surface, as it is intended to lie when consolidated.  The metal, particularly if gravel,  will, during tlie summer, consolidate much better than if left in a  high heap. fu the fall it will be  harder, and, not presenting so formidable an obstacle to travel as a  series of irregular mounds through  which the horses must wade; '.-chicles will turn from the temporary  dirt tracks earlier in the season, before the sn!. s>il has become very  soft. I f at tl. is pericd a man is sent  along tlie road with a rake to fill up  the wheel tiacks as they appear in  the loose gravel or broken stone,  traffic will, in a short time, very effectually consolidate the road. Tlie  expense of a man in raking tlie  metal into the ruts and keeping tin-  road properly rounded up during  the fall and spring will more than be:  saved in the future repair and re-  metalling, while a much better road  will be the result.—Bureau ol Provincial Information.  lotel  Colonial  Rates, <  Bpeciol  TrnveUe  Cor. MtKn  oJ and j  ittention  J. 8. l.VSU-;v, Pro  per day.  ;i   to Commercial  JD H  llUlIifUII  im  ffflT  Inll  II j  I!  i  itr nnd Clarjtsoii Stn.  New Westminster! 1!. C.  Oarington Hotel  South Westminster, BC  Strictly Brat class Accommodation.    Ooo(I stabling,   CarefUl attention given to Itoi'fes.  J. JVLSE, Prop  HOTEL LELAND   K. DuwHwdl, l'rt.j). Viim-uiiwr, B. C.  one block iram C. i*. R. Depot and Steamboat  wharves. Newly renovated and rjvinodelled.  Rates, $i.5u to|a per day.  Cor. Granville und HaatingafttB.   -   -  -   Tel, 14.  Stii'rey Hotel,  SOUTH WKSTMI.NSTHK, II. f.  firs. K. George, Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout.   First class accom  tuodatiOu.   Choice liquorsaud cigars.  Good Htnbliug in attendance,  W. N. DRAPER,  PROVINCIAL  LAND  SURVEYOR  Room 2, r-;ilar 1 Stock, New Westminster, n.c.  Mackay&Sojithon  r the auspices of-—  ii wi iini si inm mot of 10   v:U.\. BE HELD at  jSVAY BrE8TMHVBTEE, B. C.  IX-  September 30th, October ist, 2nd and 3rd, inclusive  $20,000  OPEN TO THE WORLD  In Prizes znd Attractions  $20,000  Corner Stone Carnegie library  will be laid with appropriate ceremonies by the M. W. Grand Podge,  A. F. & A, M. of British Columbia.  ATTRACTIONS   LACROSSE MATCH  SHAMROCKS.  OI-   MONTREAL,  (Champions of the world.)  vs.  WESTMINSTER  LACROSSE TEAM  (Champions of B. C)  Coliiothin street,  NEW WESTMINSTERjB.C.  Have just placed in stock tbeir second installment ol"  -   Well Paper  -  ii uew patters and :?t moderate prices  d'<tUv Invite inspection of s'im?,  and cor-  n#  ill 111 «w  ill iiif  Farm for Sale  A good farm for sale,  suitable for stock or grain,  good water. Easy distance of Ladner, situated  on Trunk road. Further  particulars apply  A. care of NEWS Office.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Worics for a lease of the foreshore  of English Bluff beach, situate in  New Westminster district, com  mencing at a post marked G. H. W-  thence west, north wester!}' oe  mile.  George Henry West.  Dated 21st July, 1902.  NOTICE.  Take notice that thirty days after  date I intend to apply fo the Hon.  the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for a lease of the foreshore of that portion of Blackie's  Spit, situate in New Westminster  District commencing at a post  marked G. H. W. thence six hundred and twenty yards (620) in a  south easterly direction, thence  eleven hundred and thirty-five yards  (1135) in an easterly direction.  George Henrt? West.  Dated 16th July 1902.  NOTICE  KTOTICE is hereby given that thirty days after  ■*■'' date I intend to apply to the clyef commissioner ctf lands and works for a lease of tlie foreshore of Hedwell Harbor on Pender Island, commencing at a post on Wallace Point marked w.  Mc. and extending in a north westerly direction  one mile on south shore of Bedwell Harbor.  Dated July loth, 1902.  W. McCRllA.  NOTICE.  iXJO'ncii is herein- xh'c'" that thirty clavs after  A» dale I Intend to apply to the chief emu  relMlouer of, lauds and works for n lease of the  Ibreshore, QOintue^iclng at a post marked H. li.  on the south east point of Pender Island and extending one mile iu a north westerly direction  to the mouih of Bedwell Harbor.  Dated Julyirth, 1902.  IIUOII    RADFORD.  Across America.  A solid vestibuled train daily in  each direction.  Leaves Westminster, Lpa.rn. ferry  Arrives Westminster by 2:30 p.m.  fern-.  Finest equipment in the .west.  Fastest time to Kootenay and the  east. Tickets on sale to all points  In Europe.  D. P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NEW  WK.STMl.VSTliU, li. C.  C. P. K. Co.  TIME TABLE  NEW WESTJUNSTE R-STKV ESTON  ROUTE.  Stjtainer Transfer, leaves New Westminster, Monday 5 a.m. and 3 \>.  m., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Friday  3 p.m, Saturday 2 p.m. Leaves  Steveston J].011., Tues., Wed.,  Thurs, 7 a. m, Friday 6 a m.,  •and Saturday 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.  calling at Fraser River landings  between New Westminster and  .Steveston.  VICTORIA NKW  WESTMINSTER  ROUTE.  S.S.   Princo#s   Louise   loaves Victoria  Tuesdays   and Fridays   nl 7   a.m.  Leaves   Now   WestrhiuSler   Wednesdays   and   Saturdays at V   a. m..  calling at Mayne,  Steveston  and  Guichon.  NEW WESTMI NSTE R-OB ll.I.l WACK  ROUTE,  S.S. Heaver leaves New Westminster  Holidays, YVeJn. s lays and Fridays at S n.m. Lo&vee Chilliwaok  Tuesdays, Thursday* and Saturdays at 7 a.m.. oalling at Crawr  River leadings between New  Westminster and  Chilliwaok.  ALASKA ROUTfc,  For Skagway dii-ect, Steamship  Amur.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVER ROUTE.  S.S, Channel- leaves  Victoria daily ut  1 a.m.,   S.S. Charmer leaves Van-  oouver daily nt  1:15 p.m.  WEST COAST ROUTE.  Steamer Queen City leaves Victoria  1st, J Oth ami 20th day of month  for Pt. Renfrew, L'ui'mn.-.nah,  Claooso, Dodgers Cave, Kcole. Al-  berni, Stichart,   Coluletj ( layoquot  BAND  TOURNAMENT  Magnificent Electrical  Illuminations  Grand Concerts, Scottish Sports.  Monster Excursions from all points at greatly reduced rates.  RXKCUTITJ*   T. J. Trapp, (President), Aid. Sin,  Mnthers, K. 1'. Anderson, W, it. Gill ■;.  GOD   SAVE  ,ir, Aid. Hyatt, Aid. Hurt, G, 1). Brymner, W. J.  I.. A. I,f\vis. R, Jardine, Geo, Adams.  ■UK   KING.  7*or Prize Lists, ICntry Forma and full particulars write to  T. J. TRAPP,  President.  !  w. n. kkary,  Manager and Secretary.  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY  B. C—Noted Brand.  PHOENiX—With  Eagles.  OLD SPORT—AJways Reliable.  B. WILBBRG & CO. new westminst**, b. c.  P. O. BOX Ml.  Farm Implements  Of all kinds.      New and up-to-date.      Farmers  should not be without machinery for their farms  Cyclery Department  Plus been restocked with the best makes of Bicycles.     You can  buy a  Bicycle at the lowest  price.    Repairing of all kiuds.  Washi ng Machines  Makes washing an easy task.      To  see  one of  tliese machines will coavin.ee you they are O.K.  GENERAL   AUCTIONEER,  ih  ;;  « Ladner, il  Binder Twine, Baling Wire  Cheapest and Best  R. F. MWEMSON A CO  NV.W WB8TMI.VSTBR, B. C.  •I-f++•!•> 'H •f-f'H-H-H-^^i'W- ■HtM'HlH'K<»»i*»'l»»»»  M  !  Delta Transfer Stable  and A.honset,  intermedinte  month.  I-, i- Capo  ]k .rt.-     on  ;tt and  20th    of  NORTHERN B.C. .COAST ROUT33.  ,S.;S. Tees loaves Victoria JI  p.m.  1st  and   loth   of  lttontjl.     J.t'Livi;s   Vari  oouver ~ p.in. cm 2nd and Kith of  month,   for Alert   I'ay,  Fort   Ku-  port,   Rivera   lulet,   Nauui,   Bella  Bella,   China    liut.    Lowe   Inlet,  Skcqna  River,   Metlukaitlah,   Port  Simpson, Naas Ui\er and intermediate ports, calling at  Holla Coola  an,I Sltidegnte oiicc a month.  Ml   stoamei-s   from   Vancouver   sail  from C.J?,R. whivrl.   The Company reserved   the   right    of   chang-ing   time  tablo nt  any  time   without   notilica-  tioh.  For    full    particulars    as   to   time,  ri'.to-j, etc., apply to nearest ajjent, or  to  J. W. TROfJR, E. J. COYLE.  Munaccr, A?st. Cell, I'nss Ajjt.  Victoria, Vancouver.  LADNER, B. C.  SINOUC ANT) DOUBIvK RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES   -  ON vSHORT NOTICK  Team Work Dons at Specially Low Prises.     ;  J  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  Telephone " Ivadner " No. io.  FROST & WOODS Open End Binders will harvest  any crop. Roller and Ball Bearings, Extra Wide Deck,  Relief rollers and other modern improvements. Other makes  in stock.    Catalogues free on application.  T. J. Trapp & Co. Ltd I    Nmv wbstminstbr, b.c.  the Delta Dews, $f a pear  ^^•*»-»^»^'%.-»-%^k-»-%^*^-»-'  *■%•»»•% •%--%.-»-»^%% A  THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1902.  DIED,  INSON—At St.. Joseph's Hts-  pital, VJetorla, B. C, on Monday  September ist, 1902, Margaret  Catharine, beloved wife of J. M.  Collinso , aged 34 years, a native  pf Essex Ont.  LOCAL   NEWS.  Chester Wadhams is jn town uniting with relatives.  Scott Fentoti is confined to the  bouse through illness.  Reeve Ladner was up to the  Jtoyal City Wednesday.  H, J. Hutcherson is building an  addition to his residence on Delta  street  Rev. E. Manuel of Eburne ar-  fived in Ladner Thursday for a  Short visit.  H. D. Benson was up at Vancouver for a few days this week on  business.  Mrs. H. N. Rich and children  were visiting in Vancouver for a few  .days this week.  James Marsh and wife of Westminster are visiting with Mr. and  Mrs. R. M off it.  Rev. Thos. Oswald will conduct  service in the Presbyterian church  tomorrow after a months holiday.  Mrs. Rutherford gave a lecture  in the Methodist church last, evening under the auspices of the W. C.  tele  80 acres of good Delta land  for sale, Easy terms of payment.  A. De R. TAYLOR.  Ladner, B. C.  5  A meeting of the Liberal-  Conservative Association will  be held at the Hotel Guichon,  Port Guichon, B. C.,on Tuesday evening, September 9th.  Hon. Mr. Borden and other  prominent Conservatives will  be in attendance. All Conservatives are requested to attend.  T. U. i  Mrs. Waters and Mrs. Runyom of  Point Roberts spent Monday in  Ladner, taking in the Labor Day  celebration.  Mrs. Angus Clark left yesterday  for Vancouver, Mr. Clark being  now engaged on staff of teachers  }n that city.  John R. Watson returned to town  fast Saturday after a weeks trirs  e-long; the coast in connection with  the fishing business.  An auction sale of household fur-  nature and effects, will be held in  the town hall next Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Mrs. H. J. Kirkland and Mrs. J.  A. Shoff attended the convention of  the W. C. T. U. at Vancouver on  Wednesday as delegates from Delta.  John Cunningham and wife arrived this week from Nanaimo and  have left for Dr. Wilson's farm on  the Crescent Island road where Mr.  Cunningham will have charge.  A nieeting of the Liberal-Conser-  yatjye Association will be held at  Port Quichon on Tuesday evening.  Hon. Mr. Borden leader ofthe con  servatives is expected to be in attendance.  Miss Alice P. Ladner gave a pink  and white birthday party last evening to a number of friends. Miss  ladner and Miss Gladys Lord leave  pn Friday forjYale to continue their  Studies nt All Hallow's school.  A Card.  To Churches, Sunday Schools, Lodges and private families;  Having top large a stock of chapel  »nd church organs and not wanting  |o carry them oyer until next spring  as I need the room, I will sell a  large variety of styles in oak and  walnut cases at wholesale prices.  A few samples; $150 organs for  £54; $200 organs for $79; $300 organ* for $112; $350organs for $136.  AH these organs are new and are  the bpst makes that are built in  Canada. Will sell pn easy terms if  desired,. It is not the money I need  as much as the room and my wish  pot to, carry such a large stock as  |ob«come shopworn. Write for  catalogue a«4 prices qr call at  f//, yff. MoNTKUt's' Piano & Organ  fVarerooms, 410 Hastings Street,  Vancouver,  TOWN HALL  LADNER  Auction   Sale  Household Furniture arid  Effects:  COVI'RISINf!. Parlor tulle, walnat d|uj»i«;»»>4<!,  loungt, «nt*r tabU, chain, carpets and tug, »w»  H-day clocks, picturf ■, oak bedroom sutir, time  mapla buM.1111, Mrcrnl bedrtcadoatid Itiattratsoa  1 single bedstead* and matlraues, cMlds crib ana  lied singer sewing machine, set brass counter  scales, kitchen table nd chain, meat safe, dishes  nnd cooking utensils, curtain pules and blinds,  1 Steel Range. 2 Cook Stoves, 2 heaters, washing  machine, ctothes dryer, wash tubs, 3 zinc baths'  j churns, tool chest, breach loading double barrel  shot gun No. l», Ladtaa Blcycfs, 1 dozen chick,  ens, canary iu cage and a miscellaneous assortment of household goods which  MR. H. N. RICH has been Instructed by Mrs.  Mary A. Moore to sell by auctbn at the Town  Mall, LADNER on  Saturday, September 13,  at 2 o'clock.  Terms cash, on view morning of sale.  We have tlie stock, we know how  to treat you well, and feel that we  are entitled to your patronage. Try  us for anything usually kept in a  first class drug store.  Specialties:  MAGAZINES,  STATIONERY,  AND SPECTACLES.       -      -  Vilatchntaker  and Jeweler  LADNER, B. C.  A full stock of high grade  Jeweler)-, Watches, and Clocks  Repairing a specialty. If you have  any work leave it with me and I  will guarantee satisfaction.  rRESH  PRUITS  Peaches,  Apricots,  Pears,  Plums,  Prunes, &c.  Moderate  Prices  CITY BAKERY  DO YOU NEED  HARNESS  If so place your order early  and avoid the spring rush  EverytMng in Harness  and Saddlery at  Moderate Prices.  ••••••©•©•••©•••9»©o3o • ©•••©"«•©»©*©•©•©,•©•©  gj  ©  ©  13  0  ©  o  *  ■>  0  •  9  o  ©  •  •"  ■•5  >9  BOOTS  &  SHOES  FOR  BARGAINS  IN    THKSR    GOODS  CAU, ON  DRYGOODS &  GENT'S     £  FURNISH-   9  INGS        f  W. L HcBPIDE  PORT GUICHON, B. C.  'Phome 5  $     CHOICE  GROCERIES  «  id  ©  COME AND  INSPECT  THESE  GOODS  SATISFACTION  GUARANTEED  BEST       ?  BRANDS OF J  FLOUR    ;    •  t A NEW LINE OF  LADIES BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS  LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDfcfcWBAR  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS  FRESH >: GROCERIES :-: EVERY  -AT-  W*?EK  j   fr J. fiutcherson's  11. Mcdowell,  LADNER, B. C.  $EGBERT MAY  t    Ladner,    =    B. C.  F. J. MacKenzie  '5  LADNER.    -   -    -   -   B. C.  Drugs, medicines, toilet articles,  stationery supplies, sporting goods,  etc., delivered free at Boundary  Bay Tuesdays and Fridays.  I Groceries  Ammunition  li  i i  i !  ii  'if  1  i  A large stock of Loaded Shells -.  and Black Powder at  Tinware, Graniteware, Etc.  *  *  *  \ The  t  t  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  j  Agent for  Gurney  Foundry   Coy's.  Oxford Stoves and Ranges.  The best on the market.       ^  ••©•••••©•••••©•©•©•©c  ©  •©•©•©••••••••••••••••  o  i  goods I  tr special attention to this depart- •  We would call your special attention to this department, everything is kept thoroughly up-to-date in every •  ? particular.    New goods arriving continually. •  £   - MACKENZIE DRYGOODS STORE .    £  £ LADNER. Z  ••©•©•••©•••••8*©*©*9*>  -«©ce»e«©«©*©*©*©*©  INSURE YOUR PROPERTY   —with -  f. J. Hart & Go.  New Westminster, B. G.  ^^aa^BX3SfaA^asnKKKKa*SK^B9saa9^~&^'so  The Umrtintg Insurance Agency  m   BUcne^ to iUmw*   ~  MARSHALL SMBTH  THE FAMOUS  Queen Quality Shoe  FOR WOMEN  LADIES : If you want to wear the shoe that won the highest  honors at the Pan-American Exposition, then ask lor the Queen Quality  shop, it received the GOLD HEDAL.  This is the reasons we are selling " Empress Shoes " at cost as they  have never received a medal of any kind and are not to be compared  with the The Famous Queen Quality,  We are sole agent for New Westminster.  lie  W. E, SINCLAI r, nn 18 an  NOTICE TO CAMPERS  Fishermen & Picnic Parties  The new store at Boundary Bay is now completed and carries a full  stock of Choice Groceries, Canned Goods and everything a camper needs.  Cigars and Sott Drinks. Good Bathing.  Call at the Old Stand lately occupied by P. Claxk.  First class work. Your patronage solicited.  W. H. TAYLOR,     -     -     PROP.  A+A-+A~f^.A+*^A+-A-»A+-A*A»- •»♦;>•»<{••  HI  Clearing lines of Men's suits at following prices  Old price $7,50 now $5.00  " " 9.00 " 6.50  "     "     9.50   '•'     7.-°°  Old price $1,0.00 now $ 8.50  '•'     '•'     14.00   "      10.00  J. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street   ;-;     New Westminster,  ^A-^^A-*^A-^A^A-*-A*A-^A-^ -<>•—fr.«-«;"»»;»»fr«»fr ■ fr .if a.>j>nif ,aj|

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