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Array lis**  THE  DEL  -.   ■?•>•*.•■■: ,'V  ;  .  Yd. 1. No. 19.  LADNER, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 1902.  $1.00 a year.  v  1  II WESTMINSTER NOTES.  Price of Produce.—Happenings of The Week  at the Royal City.  New Westminster, June a8th,—  The market this week was an average one. There was a good sale  for chickens and ducks were plentiful though the demand was limited,  Tne price of eggs was somewhat advanced. There was a good supply  of butter but sales were slow.  There was also a moderate sale of  new potatoes but some were left  over.  MlF per pound  aUaojsaaitcn    le.  Vanquitan    5K to «  KIITTOK  tWl.....    9 to 10  tons  Wfcolt    8  tout.  •nan..    ioX  U*i»    7  •UTTHR        iftosse  sack      ton  ratals—, old.    soc to 65  "      ■«*•,.,.,. ,    ljdtoi.75  Hay...... u  10  per doc.  !«*••■"<» '    is to 30 c  favwli...      |6,J0  buck*.,.,.,    I500to6.50  kfollrrs,.,    4 00 to 4 5s  faurr  Rhubarb, pc pound      1%  CoowWrric*   "         5 to 6c.  •JHWHe...:,.,.....-    5 to «  pet crat*  Hh*sWmt!lii 11    Ja.oo  Wofd bas been received from the  lacro»st team who have comfortable quarters at the Windsor Hotel  in Montreal, that the betting in the  Westminster-Shamrock lacrosse  batch in Montreal today is in favor  bfthe Westminsters although on  Thursday the Shamrocks were the  favorites, Stan. Peele is to play at  inside home today and Wilkinson  is to be field captain. Dr. Irving, of  Toronto is to referee.  On Wednesday last, the man  Monahan Who is charged with shooting at Arthur Goldsmith at Alder-  grore on the t6th. with intent to  kill, was given a preliminary hearing and sent up for trial. In the  meantime the sanity of the prisoner  will be inquired into.  The dredger, King Edward, who  baa just returned from Ladner, is  to go to Victoria next week to work  (th the James Bay reclamation works.  The delivery boys Oh the local  paper went on strike Wednesday  afternoon because of a fine for de1  facing the building being imposed.  However the strike did hot last long  and Thursday evening went back.  A ctttttigtunent of thoroughbred  Mock for the Delta passed through  this city on Wednesday.  Died at Victoria*  The sad news of the death of  jftobert Kennedy was received in  Ladner last Saturday afternoons  Tbe deceased who has been ailing  fet some months, was taken to  the Jubilee hospital at Victoria a  few week* ago to undergo an operation for appendicitis, but lacking  the strength necessary fat such an  ordeal, he passed away a few days  after the operation. H« was a native of Scotland and sixty years of  •ge, having resided in this province  for a number of years, and at Port  Guichon for the past couple of years.  He leave* ft widow and three young  children to mourn his loss. The  body was shipped direct to Chilliwack, tfhlNhe the funeral took place  last Monday. Mrs. Kennedy and  children teftlast Sunday "morning  for GhiUiwack where they will remain for some time with relatives  being their fori>i»r hiWk« before coming to this sjctittli  THE KING'S ILLNESS  The che ering news from London  last night of the exceedingly favorable progress of His Majesty will be  hailed with joy throughout the Empire. No doubt it is yet too soon  to regard his recovery as certain,  but apparently the patient's chances  are far brighter thanj they were two  days ago, when few people had  more than a faint hope of his surviving.  All coronation celebrations have  been postponed and the coronation  of King Edward has been postponed  indefinitely owing to his illness.  On Monday an operation was performed for appendicitis, and since  then the King has been hovering  between life and death, the latest  bulletins becoming more reassuring. The announcement of the  King's illness was like a bolt out of  the blue as despatches up to the last  spoke of nothing but active preparations for the coronation, and the  word of his serious illness caused  world wide regret.  Thoroughbred Stock.  The farmers in the Delta are to be  commended for their fine stock,  Which already ranks among the  best in the province, but here they  do not rest content with this present  high standard, and are making such  additions in the way of improvement from time to time as opportunity affords. The latest of the prizewinners are two sires which arrived  this Week for Reeve W. H. Ladner  from Ontario. They are fine specimens aild will taake a creditable addition to his already fine herd of  cattle. The one is known as Squire  Wimple, light roan, No. 33006, bred  by George BrlstoWe, Rob Roy, Ont.,  calved August 13th, 1899; girth  eight feet four inches; weighed when  shipped at 1026 days old 2200  pounds* The other it is expected  will be equally as good when he  reaches the same age, and is called  Commander, No. 39011, white,  calved February 5th, 1901, bred by  Harry Smith, Hay, Ont. It is  just such stock raisers as Mr. Ladner that are a. credit to the community*  Thesame gentleman who brought  these cattle for Mr. Ladner also  brought a thoroughbred heifer for  H. M. Vasey.  Delta Council.  The Delta Municipal Council met  «n Saturday, June 21st, all the  members being present.  After the minutes of the previous  meeting had been confirmed, communications were received and disposed off as follows:  From J. Oliver, M. P. P., re acquiring Coquitlam water, received  and the reeve was instructed to proceed with application.  From F. B. Peinberton re Canoe  Pass road, received and filed the  clerk to reply.  The following by-laws passed the  second reading: Revenue By-Law  1902, Delta Dyking and Drainage  1892 scheme By-law No. 3, and  Delta Dyking and Drainage 1895  Scheme By-taw No. 4.  The clerk was instructed to notify all assessed owners of land to  have all thistles and noxous weeds  destroyed forthwith.  On motion of Councilors McCal-  lam and Robertson the clerk was  authorized to call for tenders for  300 cords of orush and 500 cubic  yards of rock to be delivered on the  dyke atRamage's. Tenders to be in  by noon, Saturday June 28th. Rock  and brush to be used for protection  works on Gulf dyke. .  The council then adjourned to  meet again Saturday, June 28th, at  6 p. 111,  Excursion to Vancouver.  The Lulu Island branch of the  Canadian Pacific Railway will be  opened on Dominion Day, July ist.  An excursion from Steveston to  Vancouver and retm is advertised.  The train leaves Steveston 9 a. m.  returning leaves Vancouver at 8~ p.  111. To accommodate the residents  of Delta the steaiiK-'.' Transfer leaves  Ladner at 8 a. m., July ist to connect with train at Steveston, returning will arrive at Ladner about 10  p. m. The round trip will be fifty  cents on the boat and the same on  the train.  Vancouver is having a big celebration on that day and no doubt many  people from this section will take  advantage of this route as it will  give a full day to see the sports.  The opening of this railway' will  give the people of Delta a good and  quick service to the Terminal City,  and as soon as arrangements are  completed the steamer Transfer will  tie up at Ladner overnight, making  a trip to Steveston in the morning  to connect with the railway, before  continuing on her trip up river,  and again in the evening will meet  passengers about six o'clock to return to Ladner.  LOCAL  NEWS.  Mrs.   Fred   Parmiter   left   this  morning for Westminster.  Mrs. McKinnon and children of  Vancouver is visiting with Mrs. J.  A. Bates.        * * -  Mrs. J. M. Collinsou who has  been quite ill for the past ten days  is now convalescent.  H. S. Cossman and wife, of  Vancouver, were visitors at W.  Kirkland's the past week.  The Ladner Cornet Band will  render a few selections at Port Guichon <jn Wednesday evening next.  P. Clark went up to the Royal  City Thursday to purchase his  blacksmith outfit for his new shop.  Thomas Thirkle visited Victoria  this week and states that Miss  Thirkle is much improved in health.  Miss May Shotbolt of Victoria  arrived yesterday and is visiting  with Mrs. W. L. McBride at Port  Guichon.  The Sunday school of the Presbyterian church will hold a picnic  near Calhoun's place on Tuesday,  Dominion Day.  J. Taylor who has purchased the  residence and blacksmith shop owned by J. F. Stainton, and Mrs. Tay  lor arrived in town Thursday.  Mr. and Mrs. P. Clark left on the  Transfer this morning for Westminster where Mrs. Clark goes to the  hospital for medicial treatment.  The provincial legislature has  prorogued after a session of four  months. From reports the members all seem well pleased to get to  their homes.  The municipal law has been amended by which citizens shall have  only one vote for reeve and councilor, and the practice of being put  on as a land owner in one ward and  a license owner in another is discontinued.  J. G. Kells and J. Deell, of Mill-  brook, Or.t., who are visiting British Columbia arrived in Ladner this  morning and were shown around  the Delta today by Reeve Ladner  and Sheri ;T T. J. Armstrong of Westminster.  LOCAL NEWS.  \        See posters about Dominion Day  Excursion to Vancouver.  D. A^J^Kee has been elected  trustee of Ladner public school.  The Orange Lodge excursion  leaves Ladner at 6 a. m. sharp on  Saturday, July 12th,  John Oliver, M.P.P., has returned from Victoria after the long session of the legislature.  A. De R. Taylor has been confined to his residence the past week  through an attack of illness.  The members of Delta Lodge No  12, A. O. U. W. have received an  invitation to attend the 4th July  celebration at Fairhaven.  Miss Jennie Mogee and Miss Nellie Weaver who have been at Westminster attending school returned  home this week for their holidays.  R. A. Coleman, has purchased  John Oliver's threshing machine  and will be prepared to do work for  farmers who may need his services.  An auction sale of furniture and  household effects of W. Woodward's  will be held in the town hall, on  Saturday, July 5th, at 2 p. m. by  H. N. Rich.  Miss' C. Smith, daughter of Marshall Smith is writing on the public  school leaving examination, under  the supei vision of Principal B.  S.  McDonald.  ..   . 1  Capt. W. Street is now in charge  of the steamer Transfer and will in  all probability be kept on this run.  Captain Street has been on the lower  river route for some time and is well  acquainted with the requirements of  the public and company's business.  A large number of people from  Ladner, Steveston and Westham Island went up to Westminster last  Sunday to attend the funeral of the  late Captain R. H. Baker of the  steamer Transfer. The local lodge  of the A. 0. U. W. and I. O. O. F.  attended.  Dr. Grant's lecture "Snakes in  Paradise" in the town hall on Monday evening, will be well attended  by Ladner and district residents.  The opportunity of this kind does  not come often and those who do  attend will receive more than their  money's worth.  The chief commissioner of lands  and works at Victoria have notified  those of Ladner interested in the  Buckley valley colony, that no  steps would be taken this year toward providing a road from Kitlobe  inlet to Buckley valley. This will  be a disappointment to many.  A grand excursion to Nanaimo  has been arranged by the local  Orange Lodge for July 12th. The  steamer Robert Dunsmuir leaves  Ladner, at 6 a. m. sharp on Saturday morning, calling at Westham  Island and Steveston. A number  intend taking in this celebration.  Fined for Stealing.  A man named Thorndyke of East  Delta was arrested this week on a  charge of stealing. R. H. Gillespie  missed sometime ago a set of whifile-  trees from his wagon, and as a result this week had a search warrant  issued, and constable Jordan served  same on Thorndyke, bringing him  and the stolen articles to town.  Tuesday afternoon the accused appeared betore W. H. Ladner, J. P.,  and pleading guilty was fined ten  dollars and costs.  Closed for the Midsummer  Holidays.—Promotions.  The attendance at the Ladner  public school was very large during  Tuesday and Wednesday, the closing days of the spring session.  The children by theii work gave  proof of careful teaching and visitors expressed themselves as highly  pleased with the condition of the  school.  All the teachers, Principal B. S.  McDonald, J. A.Bates and Miss C.  Green were presented with an address and a present, from the scholars, showing the high esteem in  which they are held.  The following are the pupils receiving promotion and rolls of  honor :  Division I., from senior III to IV  —Rosa Moore.  From IV to entrance class—Watson Miller.  From II Primer to First—Bee  Kennedy, Winifred Hutcherson,  Katie   Foster,    Edith  McClellan.  Division III from primer II to ist  —Katina Cosulich, Katina Bussan-  ich, Dian Helmer, George Leary,  Alexis Davis, Mary Silech.  Division II, from II to Junio ni  —R. Cosulich, Sidney Rich, Olive  Whitworth, Harold Davis.  From first to second class—Irene  Robinson, Laura Hutcherson, Jen--  nie McKenzie, Ella Stainton, Ruby  Kirkland, Ruby Thirkle, Alfred  Shirley, Annie Sproat.  Rolls of honor.—Division I.—  Proficiency, Etta Scott; deportment,  Andra Silech; punctuality and regularity; Thomasina Kerr.  Division II.—Proficiency, Gladys  Siddall; deportment, Leila Kirkland ; punctuality and regularity,  Vera Shoff. This young lady was  neither absent nor late during the  year.  Division III.—Proficiency, Mary  Silech; deportment, Katina Cosulich; punctuality and regularity,  Bessie Fenton.  TRENANT.  The examinations in this school  closed on Wednesday morning with  a number of visitors and parents in  attendance. The rolls of honor  were awarded to the following: Proficiency Dora Cook ; deportment,  Willie Fredericks; punctuality, and  regularity, Annie Smith.  EAST  DELTA.  The East Delta public school examination was held on Wednesday,  a number of visitors being in attendance. The following were awarded rolls of honor: Deportment,  John Thomas Oliver; regularity,  Mary Robertson; proficiency, Robert Oliver.  gulpside.  Examination was held on Wednesday afternoon when quite a  number of parents were in attendance. Those receiving rolls of  honor were: Deportment, Henrietta  Mason, Proficiency, James Mason;  punctuality and regularity, Violet  Gibbie. Prize presented by the  teacher for history was won by  Elsie Honeyman.  L- Gifford is , moving into the  house of Woodward's lately occupied by the Misses McKay's. THE   DELTA NEWS  B7 RIC. A.  PRAS^.  THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JUNE 28, t*o2.  IJjS  Pleased With Kootenay.  Subscription Price, per year in advance, $!•»  SATURDAY, Jl'NE 28,   I902.  MOUNTAIN VS. RAINWATER  The question is often asked.  "Is the rainwater which the people  of Delta drink healthy?" We  should judge that if it were not for  the careful attention which the  tanks, that contain this water, receive, it would not be healthy, and  no doubt a large amount of sickness  can be traced to the impure water.  But the burning question is, how  can this state of affairs be remedied,  and at a minimum cost to the people. Some years ago we learn that  a joint stock company was in existence, whose object was to supply  the people of the lower Fraser with  water similar to that used by the  people of New Westminster. This  company, so far as we can ascertain,  was to supply the people of Richmond and Delta with water from  Coquitlam lake, through a main  which was to be run down the north  side of the Fraser as far as Brodie's  pannery. One branch pipe to come  across the river for the Delta people,  another was to be continued for the  people of Richmond and Steveston.  This scheme was dropped we believe  owing to tlie funds not being available to comply with the estimates  received, and what promised to at  one time be a blessing to the people  of the Delta fell through. Last fall  the Delta council applied for the  right to secure from two to four  thousand inches of water from  poquitlam Lake. We believe this  right has since been secured. What  do the council intend to do with  the right? It would cost quite a  few thousand dollars to complete  this system, but for this, good, pure  fresh water for household purposes  would be the result, and the people  would be able to point with pride  to a water, works system second to  no other place. We believe the  people have a right to this, and if  money were borrowed and a sinking fund created for the purpose,  the people would be willing to  shoulder the burden. Perhaps the  co-operation with Richmond municipality could be obtained thereby  lessening the expense to Delta.  During the past week parties  have been through the district looking over available water ways with  a view of establishing a water system for the residents of Delta. So  far nothing definite has been done  but the matter is being looked into.  The News would be pleased to  receive communications on this subject and get the views of some of  our residents.  1 ■, ;  • ■■     ■  A Windermere correspondent  writing to a coast paper says:—  Messrs. J. Honeyman and Robt.  McKee, two of Ladner's most prosperous ranchers, have been visiting  here for the last few days. In a  conversation, Mr. Honeyman said:  "I have traveled all over the world,  but have never seen such an ideal  townsite. Your climate is magnificent, and I wonder Windermere is  not more extensively advertised as  a tourist and health resort. I should  judge it would be equal to Kamloops in the latter respect, as you  have the climate of that district,  and the hot springs at Fairmont  would be an ideal spot for a sanitarium and resort for those suffering  from diseases peculiar to a damp  climate such as the coast. We  shall in all probability locate here,  and shall certainly advise our friends  of the brilliant prospects of this  district."    '  Mr. McKee, who is a pioneer of  the Delta, having come over from  "Erin's Isle" iu '62, spoke in a  similar strain.  Fishermen Meet.  An American statistician has  figured out that Great Britain has  -spent $8,500,000,000 in carrying on  wars since 1700,    The first of the  ^ l • t  wars in the eighteenth century was  -1. ■ ■ ..  against the French, with  Holland,  Prussia and Portugal as allies.  The public debt ofthe United Kingdom is now $3.53.8.619,390, or  about $85 per head of the population, while the annual interest  charge is $99,170,245, or about  $1.10 per capita.  The Westminster Branch No 1  of the British Columbia Fishermen's  Union held a special meeting in the  Eagles Hall, Columbia street, on  Saturday afternoon. Delegates  from all parts of the river were present, and the chief theme of discussion w:j,s the price of sockeyes for  the coming season. Although no  statement was made for publication,  it is understood that two proposals  were before the meeting, one to  make a set price throughout the  season, and the other a sliding  scale proposed by the cauners.  The latter proposal was not really  considered, as the fishermen were  almost unanimous in favor of the  set price.  This price was the subject of  much discussion. The majority  seemed in favor of accepting a price  between 12 1-2 and 15 cents per fish  throughout the season. The ques  tion was discussed for about four  hours, but no decision was reached  and the price will doubtless be set  by the Grand Lodge at their sessioi  here today.  Cloverdale Notes-  A return match with the Langley  football team will be played here on  Thursday, coronation day. The  game last Saturday which resulted  in a score of three to one in favor of  the Cloverdale's has put the  Langleyites on their mettle and a  hot game is expected, when they  will try to reverse the score.  Miss Grace Armstrong went up  to Westminster last week and writing on the entrance examination.  Coronation Day will be celebrated  here by a grand union school picnic.  Great preparations have been made  and old and young will enjoy themselves.  A very successful strawberry and  ice cream social, by the Ladies' Aid  of the Presbyterian church was held  in the oddfellows hall last Friday  evening. A first class short pro  gram was disposed off, Rev. Mr.  McPherson acted as chairman.  Everybody attending was well satisfied with the affair and only wish  these social gatherings would occur  aftener.  Mrs. and Miss Myers Gray of the  Royal City have been visitors at  the home of Mrs. Milton's for the  past week.  I-.** ♦+++*H~H  I  •  44 The right time to set a hen is when the hen wants  to set."—Josh Billings.  The right time to buy Pianos or Organs is when  they can be bought at Wholesale Prices.  "■.'":  Recently while East I picked up some splendid bargains. In one  factory alone I had my choice of over 200 instiuments that had been returned to the factory from branch stores that had been closed up.  All of them were new and were offered at such low prices that I  purchased for cash two carloads. You see I found that "hen" very  anxious " to set."  The first carload has arrived and is now ready for inspection. I  can save buyers from $100 to $250 on Pianos and iu same ratio on Organs as long as this stock lasts.  All are new and as bright as a gold  sovereign just out of the mint.  If you are putting off, DON'T DO IT. $275, $300, $325 worth  up to $500 and $600, and all Standard makes, most of them Large  Cabinet and Upright Grands. In Mahogany, Walnut and choice quarter sawed Oak cases.  Convenient terms can be arranged. ' Every instrument fully warranted;    Some for ten years.  We want every one of these instruments to go into private homes.  W. W. MONTELIUS  Exclusive Agent in B. C. for the "NEW ART" BELL and  other choice makes.  410 Hastings, Street, VANCOUVER, B. C.  .  • 1  :  -..  «. -  A  . .. i   in;  ■•'  j  . "  NOTE—No due bills will  be accepted, and no instrument will be  sold to other dealers.  ..  •   ■  ■. --  .  fr-MsH' ♦ ■!■ W ♦ ■!■ k fr-H»*W'+4*.*+ii'»* ♦ 'H ■!' »'!• ♦' •!■ ♦ ■!■.♦ ■!• ♦ -frH4H'H'l  fin i 01111 te  Rosea,   Rhododendrons,  Agalias,  Stiadc   TreeB,  Small Fruits.  Greenhouse and bedding out plants,  at less that.  eastern or foreign prices.  Clean certificate from the linpefitbr.  Garden, Field, and Klo-.s-r Seeds.   K;uh  tested as to vitality, and ..t close price:  Peniliwra,   Bee  Supplies,   Agricultural  nieut.s, &c.  New catalogue tell3 vou  all  about   it.    Ca  examine our sto^^ auJ get  oji   list o.  for it: it will save you :noney.  Address  an l..  [mpte  II  ami  stud  M.  J.   HENRY,  3000 Westminster Road,  Vancouver, B. C.  HICK'S HOTEL  LADNER, B. C.  P. SHIRLEY, Proprietor.  Conveniently  situated   and  first class in every particular.  BEST CUISINE SER\ ICE  .•.•J».s^.»^J»*-J*«,<{k,«J»,»<Jkh{»^»J»<~J«<m5»  G.W.Rudd  House Painting:  Ladner, B. C.  All   kinds of painting  done.  Your orders solicited.  ♦*..s..*..«.**..s..*..»..J..s..*^s..J..*^*..s..*..»..*..s.«*..s. •••♦^♦•••♦^•.•.♦•♦.•.♦J  anil  : Strawhats  Ask to see our new Norfolk Yoke Snits, it is • 1}  entirely new, the latest thing in boys wear. <k  <.  J. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street    ;-; .  New Westminster,  »'f*A*.A.—$f-A+ •♦$«<•»*—H$M«.^HS.|(l ■»■.;»«.   —Hfr—«{♦•—♦?' S'l}>.«M(».«nfti« ifr I JJHi^^^i^  ,  s  For first class Tonsorial  work go to SHOFF'S  Cte tip, piss, [id  Try ShoW's New Cljfar The " kHWTANOS.'  LADNER, B. C.  WM. ALEXANDER, PROP.  Livery rigs  and  saddle  horses f<  hire.     Horses bought and sold  on commission.  I'eamingdone on short notice.  JOHN SIMPSON, Proprietor.  Refitted  throughout with New Horses, 'New Buggies 1  Rucks.    Good saddle Horsesalway on hand.   B  •  f  Lowest Rates.  Telephone No. Sl% £  To Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  Insure your Stocks,, Houses and  Barns in the Anglo-American and  Equity Firf Insurance Companies. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, and can positively save you  money.    Gall or write for rates.  A. W. McLeod,  district agent.  Office: Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 62.       New Westminster  You make no mistake if  vou order vour Suits from  li. Ladner, B. C.  Agent for     '^0  ■ IDE WHS  -A'full stock of Buggies, Carriages always on  hand.   Repairing of all descriptions.  "7      HOTEL LELAND....  R. Dowswell, Prop. Vancouver, e. C.  I One block from C. P. R. Depot and Steamboat  wharves.   Newly renovated and rc-nodtllcd  Ladies and QenU Tailoring !c„«-rr,^«. . . & '  •v.  li **,}*.  "<vv  ■Ml  iSSSsM THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 1902.  ••>•»« 1  •  •■  Interesting Paper by J. A.  Ruddick of tht Agricultural Department  FOR THE CREAMERY OWNERS.  1. Provide a supply of good, pure  water for the purposes ofthe creamery.  2. Provide efficient drainage to  prevent the slops and waste water  from becoming a nuisance and possibly contaminating the products of  the, creamery.  3. Where skimmilk is returned to  the patrons, arrange the skim milk  tank so that it may be easily cleaned,  and then insist on it being kept  clean.  4. Support your buttermaker in  dealing firmly with patrons who  bring milk which is not in good  condition.  FOR THE BUTTERMAKER.  1. Attend personally to the taking in ofthe milk as far as possible.  2. Keek your weighing stand  and everything thereon, including  your own person, thoroughly clean.  You have no right to require the  patrons to furnish clean milk unless  you set a good example.  FOR THE   PATRONS.  1. Only milk from cows in good  health should be sent to the creamery.  2. Milk from a freshly calved cow  should not be sent till after the  eighth milking.  , 3. Pure water should be provided  for the cows, and cows should be  prohibited from drinking stagnant,  impure water.  4. A box or trough, containing  *alt to which the cows have free  access, should always be provided.  5. Cows should never be driven  fast, and it pays to treat them with  invariable kindness.  6. It pays to make cows comfortable under all conditions.  7. All vessels used in the handling of milk should be thoroughly  cleaned immediately after their use.  A washing in tipid water to which  a little soda has been added, and a  subsequent scalding with boiling  water, will prepare them for airing,  that they/-may remain perfectly  sweet, ' A brush is preferable to a  dish-cloth for use in cleaning.  They should be protected from dust  which always carries large numbers  of the bad forms of bacteria.  8. Cows should be milked with  dry hands, and only after the udders  have been washed or brushed clean.  9. Tin pails only should be used,  to. All milk should be strained  immediately after it is drawn.  11. Milking should be done, and  milk should be kept only in a place  where the surrounding air is pure.  Otherwise the presence of the tainting germs and odours will injure  the milk.  12. All milk should be aired immediately after it has been strained.  That treatment is equally beneficial  -to the evening and morning messes  of milk.  13. In warm weather all milk  should be cooled to a temperature  of 60 degrees Fahr. or lower.  14. Milk-stands should be con  .str.ucted to shade the cans or vessels  containing milk, as well as to protect them from rain. Swine should  not be fed hear the milk stand.  About Dr. Grant.  Talent, which is published monthly in the World building, New  York, contains the following regarding a prominent Vancouver divine:  "Dr. B. A. Green, one of the keenest thinkers of Chicago, writes a  penpicture of the well known lecturer Dr. Roland D. Grant. He  says in a letter |o a friend, 'I should  like to have heard 'pn Grant in  Trepipnt TenK%(    pe has to sfcand  hi .front -of an audience to let his  kingly -self stand forth. There he  is so challenged by a sea of faces  that his whole active force leaps to  the front and the reserves are near  enough to be felt. He is calm in  the midst of a storm of thinking.  He dares to wait a moment to sharpen a phrase to a razor edge. He  packs mental stuff into condensed  sentences. The condensation is not  bailed hay or cotton, but something  useful when unpacked and used in  the after quiet. It is a storage of  electricity; then and there it thrills  and works. When he is tender he  can cut camoe. He has the swift-  stroke power, the sketchy vividness  of flashes. He knows where the  heart beats. And that voice of his,  is it magnetic or hypnotic? Fairies  carved away at his epiglottis and  dug out cavernous spaces to give  that resonance which women like  to hear—and men too. Afterwards  to think of him brings flashes of  memory pictures."  A FEW "THATS."  Hotel Colonial  J. K. 1NHI.EY, Prop  Rates, {..jo and Jj.oo per day.  Special   attention given   to Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKenzie and Clarkson Sts.  New Westminster, B. C.  Tennyson could take a compara  tively worthless scrap of paper write  a poem on it and  make it worth  $5,000—That's genius.  Vanderbilt can write a few words  on a sheet of paper and make it  Worth $10,000,000—That's capital  A mechanic can take  a  raw ma  terial worth $5 and carve it up into  ornaments worth $500—That's skill.  Your wife can buy a cloak for $15  but prefers one at $50—That's natural.  We can write our check for $300, -  000 b-b-but the bank wont cash it.  —That's rough.  The " New Art Bell "Pianos contain the " patent illimitable double  repeating action." The "full metal plate " combined with the "new  improved bushed tuning pins."—  That's progressiveness and up-to-  date.  With a "New Art" Bell Piano  and for the small amount of $25 additional you can have in your home  a harp, a mandolin, a banjo, a  guitar, a bag pipe; a music box and  1 o other musical instruments amounting to several thousands of dollars  if purchased separately.—That's the  "orchestra} attachment', to be had  only in the "New Art" Bell Pianos.  If you do not buy a " New Art"  Bell Piano—the strongest built, the  sweetest toned, and the leading  piano manufactured under the British flag, and sold for less than inferior pianos by agents and other  dealers—Well, well, we must say  that's a blunder.  We will, offer two carloads of  standard pianos including a number  of Bells that we purchased for spot  cash while east last May. Pianos  that had been in branch stores and  returned to the factory when these  stores were closed up. They are  new and can be sold, at wholesale  prices—That's your good fortune.  W. W. MONTELIUS,  410 Hastings St.,  VANCOUVER.  " The most beautiful Piano ware-  rooms on the Coast."  Although the Ontario government is still iu power the opposition  in seventy-four constituencies had  a popular majority of 5,775.  Clarington Hotel  .     J. WISE, Proprietor.  SOUTH WESTMINSTER, B. C.  Mackay& Southon  Columbia street,   -   NKW WESTMINSTER,B.C.  Have just placed in stock their second Install  meat of  -   Wall Paper  -  n .cw putters And at moderate prices, and cor*  dialiy invite inspection of same.  EARLY CLOSING  The undermentioned have agreed  to close their places of business on  each Wednesday (except preceeding  a general holiday) at 1 p. m. until  the end of September.  H.J.Hutcherson, R. May,  A. Clausen, McKee Bros,  F. J. MacKenzie, H. McDowell,  John Mackenzie,  S. McNally,  Marshall Smith,   G. T. McNally,  H. McCormick,    J. Reagh,  Stokes & Cullis,   J. A. Shoff,  W, H. Smithj      J. F. Stainton.  P. Clark  General Blacksmith  Ladner, B. C.  First class  class work  Horseshoing  a specialty.  Across America.  A solid vestibuled train daily in  each direction.  Leaves Westminster, 10 a.m. ferry  Arrives Westminster by 2:30 p.m.  ferry.  Finest equipment in the west.  Fastest time to Kootenay and the  east. Tickets on sale to all points  in Europe.  D. P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NEW  WKSTMINSTER, B. C.  C. P. N. Co.  TIME TABLE  NEW  WESTMIiNSTER-STEVESTON  ROUTE.  St«am«r Tranafer, leuves Now 'Westminster, Monday 5 a.m. and 3 p.  m., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Friday  3 p.m, Saturday 2 p.m. Leaves  Steveston Mon., Tues., Wed.,  Thurs, 7 a. m, Friday 6 a. m.,  and Saturday 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.  calling at Fraser River landings  between New Westminster and  Steveston.  VICTORIA NEW WESTMINSTER  _     ROUTE.  S.S.   Princess   Louise   leaves- Victoria  Tuesdays   and Fridays   at 1   a.m.  Leaves   New   Westminster  Wednesdays   and   Saturdays at 7   a. m.,  calling   at  Mayne,   Steveeton  and  Guichon.  NEW WESTMINSTER-0H1LLIWACK  ROUTE.  S.S. Beaver leaves New Westminster  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 a.m. Leaves. Chilliwack  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m., calling at Eraser  River landings between New  Westminster and CbiLliweck.  ALASKA ROUTE..  For Skagway direct. Steamship  Amur.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVER ROUTE.  S.S. Charmer leaves Victoria daily at  1 a.m.    S.S. Charmer leaves Van-  cutiver daily at J;15 p.m.  WEST COAST ROUTE.  Steamer Queen City leaves Viotoria  ist, 10th and 20Ui day of month  for Tt. Renfrew, Caraanamth,  Claoofe, Dodgers Cave. Eoole, Al-  beini, Sechart, Uolulstj ('Layoquot  ami Aho.Uf.et. For Cape Scott and  intermediate ports on 20th of  month.  NORTHERN B.C.  COAST ROUTE.  S.S. Tees loaves Victoria  11  p.m.  1st  and loth of montth.    Leaves Vancouver 2 p.m. on 2nd and 10th of  month,   for Alert,   Bay,   Fort   Rupert,   Rivers   Inlet,   Namu,   Bella  Bella,    Ciina    Hat,    Lowe   Inlet,  Skeena   River,    Mctlnbatlali,   Port  Simpson, Naas River and intermediate ports, calling at Bella Coola  and Skldegntc once a month.  All   steamers   from   Vancouver   sail  from C.P.U. wharf.   The Company reserves   the   right    of   changing   time  table at any  time   without   notification.  For    full    particulars    as   to   time,  rates, etc., njiply to nearest agent, or  to  J. W. TROUP, B. J. COYLB,  Manager, Asst. Gen. Pass Apt.  Victoria. Vancouver.  ^^^^E5^^5^  FROST & WOODS HOWERS with Roi.usr and Ball Bearings  Sping Foot Lift.    We can give you choice of five different makes  Canadian or American.  T. J. Trapp & Co. Ltd \ TRAPP *-*«■"**•  NEW WESTMINSTER. B. C  WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEPOT.  LARGE STOCK  OF  Wines, Liquors <& Mineral Water  Kept on hand and ready to  -   •   Fill Orders at Short Notice.   -   -  Retail Dealers and other visitors to the citv should inspect the stock.    Quality and qnotitlosu  to match the best.   Family trade a specialty, with prompt delivery guaranteed.  Sole Agent for British Columbia for the Famous Allotiez Majjnesia Mineral Water.  HARRY FREEMAN,   -   -   New Westminster, B. C  Front Street, Next Steamboat Exchange.  Always in Season  The Suggestion to Buy Home Foods  WHEN THEY ARE THE  BEST   IN   THE   WORLD  tbe Brackman*Ker Cereals  Home Grown and Home Made  SHOULD HAVE A l/fslID BREAKFAST  PLACE ON       I  WUK        ■ ! TABLE  ALL     GROCERS  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY  B. C—Noted Brand. *-  PHOENIX—With Eagles.  OLD SPORT—Always Reliable.  B. WILBERG & CO.  NKW WESTMINSTER, 1. C.  P. O. BOX 661.  ' Don't read this  Unless you want something in the machinery line, then   't j  let me know and you will get satisfaction.     Agent for   < ■  Deering, and McCormick Harvest- '.:  ing Machinery, Cockshut Plows. ;;  High Grade Canadian and Ameri- \ •  can Bicrles and Sundries.     :   :   : j;  Have on hand the best Separator Oil in   | j  .Canada; binder Twine; Coal Oil in bulk.   < •  Pictures framed and mounted.    :    :    :   :   '.",  GENERAL   AUCTIONEER. •■  I J. F. Stainton, -- Ladner,;:  R. F. ANDERSON & CO  NEW WESTMINSTER. B. C.  :   :    GENERAL HARDWARE MERCHANTS   .   i  SPRINO  ITEMS  Garden  Implements, Wheelbarrows  Paints and Varnishes, Kalsotuine, Whiting, Muralo, Alabastlnc, etc. Tor inside work.  t  Delta Transfer Stable   *  LADNER, B. C.  ■f    SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDLE HORSBS   •  | ON SHORT NOTICE  t      Team Work Done at Specially Low Prices.  ± JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  A  Telephone " Ladner" No. io.  tbe Delta Hews, $1 a year  ►■%•»■% ■»• is "»■%."».-%.■»•»-»<»"»•»•»«.'%.■%. ■%.'».%J%..» ^. U,.  THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JUNE a8, tysiz.  LOCAL   NEWS,  Tuesday, July litis Dominion  Day.  H. J. Cresswell, povfnd-keeper,  has a notice in this issue.  Picnics by the different Sunday'  schools will be held on Tuesday,  July ist.  J. N. Muir, teacher of the East  Delta school left Thursday morning  for the cities.  J. Calvert who is employed at the  Wellington cannery has been' quite  ill the past week.  Miss Young of Astoria, Ore.,  is visiting with her uncle, Paul  Swenson,. on Westham Island.  John Holmes' house near the  East Delta public school house was  destroyed by fire last Saturday.  Miss Jeannie McKay left last  week for Vancouver where she has  entered St. Luke's Home as a nurse.  Teddie MacKenzie of Westminister is visiting for a few days with  his uncle F. J. MacKenzie, the  ^ruggist,  j^eon Ladner, son of councilor T.  E.. Ladner, who has been attending  the high school at Westminster is  home for his holidays.  Protect your horses and cattlt  from the flies by using Shoo Fly,"  a reliable preparation prepared and  for sale by F. J. MacKenzie, druggist.  The member? of L. O. L. No 16-  »2 will have a parade on Sundaj  July 6th, attending the service in  the Presbyterian church in the evening at 7.30.  The regular annual business  meeting of the W. C. T. U. will be  held in the Baptist church, on Friday, July 4th, at 3 p. m. Officers  for the ensuing year will be elected.  All members requested to be pres-  A cbtfpte men arrived in town  ttri* weeik being missionaries of the  Seventh Day Adventists, and havi  put: ftp" fhre* ter.t on the street neai  Mr. Rich's properly, where they  will hold services. They expect to  jpemain several weeks.  The band played at the residence  pf Councilor J. B. Burr at Crescent  Island on Wednesday evening.  !jphe neighbors iu that vicinity assisted in a surri-tuous spread and  with the band boys and visitors a  very enjoyable time was the result.  CHURCH PARADE.  Xhe members of the L. O, L. No. 1612, will at  t^nd divine'service ut St/Andrew's Preabytcriai.  Church on Sunday, July 6th., at 7:30 o'clock  Members are requested to assemble at the lodge  rooms on fbat evening.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  Town Hall, Ladner IHiflHin  AUCTION   SALE    WM.  Furniture and Effects  COMPRISING: i Hedroom Suite, iroq bedstead,  Walnut bureau; extension tnMe, walnut table,  kitchen table, sewing machine whatnot, easy  rocking and other chairs, couch, hnir lounge  «afa, carpeti, curtain poles and fixtures, sawing  machine, pictures, lamps, silver cruet, glass-  ware, tubs, Daisy Churn, dairy utensils, tinware, flowers iu pots, liangiug baskets, and :-.  miscellaneous assortment of Household effects.,  which,  MR. II. N. RICH has been favor* d with instrut"  tions from Mr. \V. Woodward to sell by auction  at the  TOWN   HALL,  LADNER, ON   SATURDAY,  JULY 5th, AT 2 P. M.  Terms Cash.  WIN  A humorous and instructive lecture-  by the celebrated lecturer  1, in.in  will be delivered in the  Town Hall, Ladner  —01  nil Eii  —on—  »  at 8 o'clock  Worth f.f Laughter f or Two Bits.  Grand opportunity to hear this  world-farned orator.  ADMISSION 25 GENTS.  Refreshments will be served afier  the lecture.  We have just received a new and  up-to-date stock, and are prepared,  to supply anything in the line cf  Drugs,  Toi!®i As*tsoles,  Jeweler  LADNF.R, B. C.  A full stock of high grade  Jewelery, Watches, and Clocks  Repairing a specialty. If you have  any work leave it with me and I  will guarantee satisfaction.  PURE  MAPLE SUGAR  SYRUP  This Springs Make  Sweet Cider.  CITY BAKERY  DO YOU NEED  If so place your order early  and avoid the spring rush  iZverytMng Sn Hze'smss  :md Saddlery at  Wodai*aisd Prlo&e*  EL McDOWELL,  LATTER, B. C,  mpery, ema  Soliciting your patronage,  F. J. MacKenzie,  Ciiisi i Dili  LADNER,    -   -   -   -    B. C.  Surrey Hotel,  SOUT I WKSTMINSTfeR,' fl C.  F,r&. K. George, Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout.    '. h it     as .       i m  modation.   Cnofce '. quora ai d   j  ■ ts  God' stabling i   " He  j Just received a large t  J consignment of New*  £ Goods at J  ai m I  'iiiu u    *  Ladner, B. C.  # Groceries, Graniteware, *  i Tinware, Stoves, etc, ?  9      Mi. May is so      r ■  - ersou        x  t  f.rm being Interested in the business.  4  To the. Inhabitants oi I«adner :  Having been requested by the Delta Municipal  Council to accept the office of pound keeper, aw  having been duly appointed to said office, I here  Dy give notice that after this date, I shall strictl*  •uforce the Pound lly-Law in my district, withou,  simwulg either fear, favor, or partiality. All per  VofcwIiAving horses or other stock are requested  10 make themselves acquainted with the provin  fpns of said By*I#aw, as after this date I do noi  thtend'to'gives notice to anyone.  ' y. j. cp.ksswkij,,  Pound Keeper.  Ladner, June 26th, iijoa*  CHURCH   NOTICES.  BAPTIST.  Services will be held on Sunday  evening at 7:30. I. W. Williamson,  tastor.  I CATHOLIC.  Reverend Father Edra. Peytavin,  O.M.I. Sen-ices first Sunday oi  eacli month at 10:30 a.m.  ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN.  Services next Lord's Day at 3 p. m.  Sabfcjith School at 2 p.m. Midweek meeting on Thursday'evening  it 7:30" O'clock. Thomas Oswald,  krinistet*   ■  ALL SAINT'S TRKXANT.  Service, will be held in the. morning it it 61clock by Rev. if. Bell  •       1  -    ".• METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 11 a.m  and 7:30 p.m.  Everybody invited.   A. N. Miller,  fastor.  On the  Wave of  Prosperity.  THE SHERWIH-WILLIAHS  PAINT rides oh the very top  of the wave.  It has reached that position because of its great  worth and it will stay there.  No other paint does good  work so well and so economically. No* other paint  has gamed such popularity.  Color cards on application.  ■ SOLD BY«  R ARSHALL SMITH, Eadner.  INSURE YOUR PROPERTY  —with   Fm Jm Hart & Cm*  Now Wost^lnster, B. G.  _UEES  The Leading Insurance Agency  -   Money to Loan.   -  ••••••••••••••••»#«o» ••••••••••»•#•* <»•••«••  ••••••••••••••••••••••o  THIS SPACE WILL  CONTAIN  SOME INTERESTING  BARGAINS  NEXT  WEEK,  ••••••••••••••••••••••  I  !  » ^ 9  •r  * A NEW LINE OF  t     LADIES::BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS  t     LADIES SKIRTS, LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR •  f "~ AND STAPLE DRYGOODS  V  FRESH :-: GROCERIES x EVERY :-: WBEK   '<>   AT   /). J. lyukberson's  I  •!•  4  I  4  444444444444444444444444444444444 t ; H+l i 1 j^j,  T  Summer is here and you need a stove that  T      will do the greatest amount of cooking  with the least amount of heat   -  iC  u  ■  1 -  j  !  Clary Famous Stove  will fill the bill.  MARSHALL SMITH  Sole Agent  ¥ LADNER, : : : B. C,  I i  If  I!  I!  THE FAMOUS  yg -XialityStoe  ■   j   W0IKCBN  LADIES: 11 V'u want to wear the shoe that won the higheut;  vinois at the Pan-American Exposition, then ask for the Queen Quality-  hoe, it received the GOLD HEDAL.  This is the reasons we are selling "Empress Sboes " at cost as they  ■iave never received a medal .of any kind and are not to be compared,  n-ith the Tbe FarnoU*'Queen Qu.-ility.  We ire sole agent for New We.*>fminster.  fl  w.e. ■ nci air, Misname   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 Sett Drinks. Good Bathing.  A^A^-A^A^-A^^»~A*-A^-A-»-A-^A.^ .-»;».».«>.».«;....«>.«.»}»«^»<fr»<ti »fr i ^ |jfc  4  f Blouse* : and s Strawhats  X     '■    Ask to seefpur new NprfplkSYoke Suits, it is  j, entirely new, the latest^tb*ipg in boys wear.  I       J. E. PHILLIPS  •!♦      709-7 tt Columbia Street   ;-;     New Westminster-,  Mi   *  tbe Delta Uews,*$l a yea  i!  i i

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