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Array .-  *    %/   ■'•■  •  1  u  , ■  I  Vol. 1. No. 11.  LADNER, B. C, SATURDAY, HAY 3, 1902.  $1.00 a year.  Price of Produce.—Happenings of The Week  at the Royal City.  New Westminster, May 3.—The  market held on Friday was one of  the best that has been held for some  time, the attendance .of farmers  being particularly good and buyers  were also plentiful, but for all the  business done was not more than  the average.  There was a decided flutter in the  price of butter and eggs, the former  dropping several points while quotations on the latter are a little higher. Good butter was retailed as low  as 25c" a pound ■while eggs could  not be got even in wolesale lots for  less than 22^0.  Meats were steady and the supply was ma average one. Sales how-  ■lever were not as brisk as usual and  sqnie dealers had small quantities  left on their hands at the close of  ;the market.  A large stock of cut and potted  (flowers found a ready sale, the  'former being decidedly brisk.  dJETCK per pound  Hindquarters     inc.  I'orequarters     7)4 to   8}'j  Cuts    7       '    14  "MUTTON  Whole —   jo to 12c  *ORK  Wlhele „     «        8J4  <Y8JO,  Small    t-I  Large      8 to J)  'BUTTRR..    -ri\i 10300.  VKC1CTABI.KS  sack      ton  Potatoes     ■» c   $15  CarroU      is 8  Turnips....     Jo  Beets      75  Onions $1.50  Parsnips „     75  3Hay    10  No wheat >ox oats.  •.per doz.  Kggs     -3?)i to 35 c  I^Kowls i.    •fij.so to 7.50  Chickens      5.00 to 6.00  Ducks ~    $10 to fi.i  WRUIT  perTxuc.  Apples.....    $1.25  There will be a novel attraction  at the grand smoking concert in the!  armories on Saturday-evening, May!  10th, It will be a bout between two  prominent and well known supporters of the lacrosse club and is creating considerable talk among the  sports. The gentlemen who have  •consented to meet on this occasion  :are no other than Robert Jardine,  president of the lacrosse club (Manager •of the Royal City Mills), and  F.. 'Devlin, Indian Agent.  Thelma, the young daughter of  ^Mr. and Mrs. J, F. Insley of the  'Colonial Hotel had the misfortune:  to fall into the basement of the old  Elliot block on Wednesday last and  sustained rather serious injuries  but is recovering.  The first game of the British Columbia senior lacrosse club league  this year will be played in Vancouver  on May 17th .and will be between1  Vancouver and New Westminstei  teamis^  Tlie citizens and council of Chilliwack were so pleased on the arrival  ■of the government dredge King Edward traj: they declared a civic holiday on that occasion, and the reeve  and council went down to the landing in a body and accorded the  vessel and ner crew an official welcome.  The, steamer Ramona was strand-  fed on a saind bank in the Langley  slatrgb foT 'over ten hours on Wednesday, She did not reach New  TOestaiin^r on her down river trip  trap ;t$jl l   o'clock   the following  A representative of a large Eastern Agricultural Implement factory-  has been in the city during the last.  few days arranging tue establishment of a branch warehouse and  factory.  A special meeting of the board of  trade was held on Saturday morning for the purpose of considering  the Ladner-Westminster trunk road  and it was decided to urge the government   to finish   this work  this  The Methodists are beginning to  believe in the scriptural adage that  there is a time for dancing. Conferences of minsters have recently  been held in Chicago to consider the  church laws. It was urged that the  chapter on amusements be modified  so as to meet the modern ideas of the  people at large. A large number of  ministers argued that the law against  dancing, theatres, card playing etc.  do more harm than good.  LOCAL NEWS.  Miss Ott is visiting friends at t he  Royal City.  A. Malins, and J. McEwen of the  Royal City visited Ladner last week.  The Ladner Liberal Association  will hold a meeting in the Town  Hall on Tuesday evening.  Joseph Guichon, of Quilchena in  Nicola Valley, and Frank Ray of  Mammette Lake, came down from  the upper country to attend the  funeral of the late Laurent Guichon.  Geo. Ashwell, who has been employed in the drygoods department  ofthe establishment of the late Thos.  McNeely left this morning for Dresden, Ont, where he will take the  management of a manufacturing  concern.  Mrs. Devereaux went up to Westminster Monday to see her son off to  Africa, who left -with the fourth  contingent that 'day. Mrs. Devereaux's eldest son is now at the front  having enlisted with the Strathcona  Horse.  Mr. and Mrs. Rod Cummings of  Langley Prairie were the guests of  Mr. and Mrs W. Livingstone this  week. Mr. Cummings thinks the  season here must be nmch earlier  than on the Prairie, as the grass and  fruit are further advanced. While  in Ladner he purchased some fat  cattle for the New Westminster  market.  William Livingstone's # little  daughter had a narrow escape from  being burned to death last Saturday  afternoon, while playing it isthought  with matches her clothes took fire.  Her mother happened to see her in  time to extinguish the Acmes before  very serious injuries happened. As  it is the little tot was pretty badly  burned.  Fast bicycle riding in Ladner is a  very common occurance. A great  many of these wheeled gentleman  do not think it worth while to carry  a bell,or if tliey have one, to ring it.  An accident will happen some of  these days that will be an eye-opener  to somebody. The other evening a  young gentleman fast rider, collided  with a fence while turning a corner.  Result— fence still standing.bicycle  and man both needing repairs.  MECHANICS'  INSTITUTE  Reading   Room   Meeting  Will be Held This  Evening.  The public meeting of those interested in the Mechanics' Institute  Reading room and a library, was  held in the Town Hall on Saturday  evening last, with President Shirley  in the chair. The meeting developed into rather a lively one before it  finally decided to adjourn until this  evening. Judging from the interested discussions which took place the  reading room will have an excellent  home and be a useful institution,  that is if talk counts for anything.  W. H. Ladner, who was present stated that he was willing to  give the site in front ofthe English  church, facing Westham street tor  reading room purposes. He also  agreed to put up a building provided,  satisfactory arrangements were  made to guarantee interest on the  money. A committee composed of  the present board of directors were  appointed to see what arrangements  could be made, and report next  meeting. A committee was then  appointed to see what amounts could  be collected towards paying for the  subscriptions for papers and magazines for the coming year. As  Shown by the financial statement  only a small sum was on hand at  present.  Other matters of minor importance  cropped up which will likely be  further discussed at this evening's  meeting.  L> Guichon's Funeral.  The funeral of the late Laurent  Guichon took place from his residence at Port Guichon on Monday  morning. The remains were taken  to New Westminster on the steamer  Transfer for interment.  ■ On arrival at the city the funeral  went direct to St. Peter's cathedral,  where solemn requiem mass was  sung, Rev. Father Bunoz being the  celebant, assisted by Father O'Neill  as deacon and Father Pacoul as sub-  deacon. Father DeVrendt having  charge of the choir. The cathedral  was heavily draped for the occasion,  and a large congregation attended  the service. Subsequently the cortege proceeded to the Roman Catholic cemetery at Sapperton, where  the last sad rites were performed.  The pall-bearers were Mayor  Keary and Messrs. J. S. McDonald,  John Crean, A. L. Lavery, Arthur  Malins, T. S. Annandale and A.  Vachon.  May   Day.  A public meeting was held in the  Town Hall on Tuesday evening to  consider May Day celebration. E.  A. Bown was appointed chairman.  After considerable discussion the  following motion was carried:  "That the management of the  May Day celebration be left with  the Ladner Cornet Band to do as  they see fit in appointing the day  and nature of celebration". This  was moved by B. S. McDonald,  seconded by P. Shirley.  A committee meeting will be held  iu the town hall on Thursday next  at 8 p.m. to make final arrangements for the children's annual May  Day celebration. All the teachers  and a number of citizens are invited to act in conjunction with the hand  The May Day celebration appears  to  be an interesting matter to  the  people of Ladner at present.    By all  means give the children, and   incidentally the parents a days' outing,  from the usual cares.     Thk News  makes   the   following   suggestion,  that a departure be made  from the  usual May Day festivities, and give  the children an excursion on coroua-  tiong day to some suitable place.  If  thought  desirable the sports could  be arranged  out there,   but if not,  more enjoyment would be taken out  ofthe trip than in almost any  kind  of amusement given the children in  their  every-day play   ground.    In  connection with this  excursion we  would also suggest that it be a union  affair of all the schools in the Delta,  or as many as  would   care to  take  part.    We commend  these to the  careful consideration of the Band in  whose hands all arrangements, date,  and nature of the festivities are left.  LOCAL   NEWS.  J. Mcintosh, of McNeely's store  returned Thursday from a visit to  the Harrison Hot Springs.  Miss Allen who has been visiting  friends in the Royal City returned  to Ladner this week.  The Ladner Cornet Band will  play selections on the street on  Wednesday evening.  H. H. Lennie proprietor of the  Royal City musical emporium Visited Ladner yesterday.  The American officials at Point  Roberts have arranged with Dr.  Wilson to vaccinate -all the children  in that vicinity.  Wood, Vallance & Co., of Hamilton, Ont., have purchased the business of Thomas Dunn & Co., Vancouver, who recently assigned.  The regular meeting ofthe W.C.  T. U. will be held at the home of  Mrs. M. Collinson on Tuesday 6th  inst., at 3 p.m. All members are  requested to be present.  Thos. Thirkle's fine field of fall  wheat speaks well for the Delta.  He is quite proud of his crop, and  we trust it will be a grand yielder  when harvesting comes.  The boys from Ladner and Port  Guichon who left with the fourth  contingent were Nelson Lougheed,  corporal, Charles Helmer, George  Parker, James Depew, Aug. Devereaux and L. B. Lefroy.  Arrangements have been completed for the ninth annual convention  of the B. C. Union of Christian Endeavor which meets in the New  Westminster on May 12, 13 and 14.  Seyeral noted speakers have been  secured.  Myrom E. Wharton and Miss  Edna E. Goostrcy, who were united  in marriage at Blaine, Wash., on  Wednesday, April 16th, returned to  Ladner Thursday, and will reside  in this section. Both are well  known in the Delta and their many  friends wish  them every happiness.  The committee appointed to collect funds to carry on the reading  room are, we understand meeting  with considerable success, and every  ho^e is entertained that enough  funds will be on hand tonight to  guarantee the carrying on of the  Mechanics' Institute-reading room.  Richard McBride Speaks  for About Nine Hours  and Wins Point  The past week has been a very  interesting one as regards political  matters. The debate on the resolution of Mr. McBride condemning  the government for their conduct in  regard to foreshore was adjourned  after the following amendment,  moved by Mr. Oliver, had been  ruled out of order—That all the  words of the resolution to the first  word "that" be struck out and  the following words inserted in lieu  thereof : '' In the opinion of this  house, no foreshore rights should  be disposed of except by open competition, and under such conditions  that will insure the use and occupation of the same, and such restrictions as will prevent monoply  and the employment of Chinese and.  Japanese."  Mr. Prentice, after a very able  budget speech, moved that the house  go into committee of supplies, for  the purpose of considering the estimates. An amendment was moved  by Mr. Tatlow, and debated till the  house adjourned.  On the question of adjournment,  a very spirited discussion took  place, the opposition contending in  favor of a night session. The premier's motion U> adjourn was only  carried on the casting vote of the  Speaker.  On Tuesday, debate on Mr. Tat-  low's amendment to the motion for  Supply was continued by Mr. Mc-  Innes, who admittedly talked against  time until the arrival ofthe Charmer  from Vancouver, bringing Messrs.  Martin and Gilmour.  At the night session, the Government announced its intention to  bring the debate to a conclusion before, the House adjourned. This  called forth strong protests from  Messrs. Kidd, Oliver, Hawthorn-  waite and other independents, as  well as from the members of the op--  position.. The result was that after  a session lasting from 8^30 p.m. till  9:45 a. m., the .government had to  give away and upon the motion of  Mr. Martin the debate was ad'  jourued.  The opposition certainly gained a  great victory through Richard McBride's actions, The opposition  leader began at midnight and cow  ered himself with glory before the  session closed at 9:45 a.m. The  government was obliged to keep a  quorum of the house in the room  hence the strain fell on them rather  than on the opposition, Mr. McBride's speech was not quotations  from blue books and reading documents as was that of Mel 11n.es when  he spoke for "Blucher or night."  The wonderful recuperative powers  of Dewdney Dick were a surprise to  the government. Becoming tired  of tlie continual hot shot poured  among their ranks, Joseph Martin  came once more to the assistance of  the government.  I'pou the house resuming yesterday afternoon, Mr. Garden protest  against tlie debate on the motion to  go into committee of supply being  given preference, claiming that  private bills had the preference, and  his contention was upheld by the  speaker. ' ■  Thursday the rules was devoted  to • advancing public bills in the  hands of private members.  The rumor is current that the  house may adjourn for several  months to allow the premier to attend the coronation, or that prorogation will be forced as soon as tbe  estimates are passed. THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, MAY fc, 1902.  THE    DELJA   JNEWS  BY  £Ig.   A. JfRASER.  Subscription Price, per year in advance, $1.00  SATURDAY, MAY 5,  1902.  A LIBRARY.  The idea of having a library in  connection with the reading room is  a good one. The papers and the  standard magazines make excellent  reading, but next to these come good  books. The library without the  reading room, or the reading room  without the library seems to be a  yery incomplete affair. Some people  prefer the newspapers, while no  doubt others prefer the books, and  there are thos* who lead both. The  provincial travelling library is un-  doubtably an excellent means of  supplying the people of this province  in outlying districts with reading,  but the people of Ladner should not  be content with only this. They  should endeavor to form right away  the- nucless of a standard library.  Now that W. H. Ladner has acted  the Carnegie of our community in  donating a site, and building under  certain conditions, it is up to some  other philanthropist to grant a library. Perhaps no one in Ladner is  in a position to do this, but those  interested can help by donating a  book or books, as a starter. In this  way an excellent beginning can be  made, and once begun we see no  reason why through time a fairly  large library could not be formed.  •The council and provincial government could be approached, with  safety, we think in this matter, and  asked to give an equal amount with  the people. If those having the  management are thoroughly in earnest the present agitation should result in something substantial being  parried out.  PREMIER  PRINCE  TheChoicestBred Imported Clydesdale.    Owned  by H.  M.  Vase/ of  Crescent Island.  More Ladner boys are now on  their way to South Africa. Their  names and faces are familiar to us  all. For their sake we shall possibly hereafter watch more closely  the affairs of South Africa. The  recruiting of the fourth contingent  has not beej» surrounded with the  same halo of excitement as on the  previous occasions perhaps on  account of there being a general impression abroad than the wax would  soon be over, or possibly because it  is not so new a proceeding as it once  was. However, there seems to be  as much eagerness on the part of our  young men to serve the Empire as  there was when the war first begun.  The heart of the average Canadian  is bound up in the affaiis of loyalty  to the king of the greatest Empire  the world has ever known. May  tjhose. who go on th*. fourth preserve  £he gl^rjr and honor of their pre-  flecesspis, and return someday loaded with a soldiers pride and joy, to  relate how battles were fought and  won.   Lady Dorothy Neville scored  against Mr. Winston Churchill at  the Duchess of Devonshire's recent  Reception (says the "\5feek-end").  Mr. Churchill declared that he was  not an jdVcjcate'of marriage, adding,,  "You know the Scripture tell us.  that there will be no marrying or  giving in marriage in heaven." "Of  course not," said Laly Dorothy in  her sweetest tones; "the bachelors  will all be in the other j lace, no  doubt,."  Premier Prince is a beautiful rich  bay with stripe in face and white  legs. Foaled July 28th, 1899, bred  by R. B. Ogilvie's Blair Cowrie,  Stock Farm, Madison, Wis.,U.S.A.,  Sire: Handsome Prince 5581,  dam Moss Rose 2nd 9672, by Cedric  1087, by Macqueen 5200-, by Prince  of Wales 673 byMacgregor 1487 by  General 322, by Daruley 222 by Sir  Walter Scott 797, gr. dam Lady  Marmion 1651,. g. dam Handsome  241 „ by Marmion 5,39,. by Farmer's  Boy 2097, by Blue Ribbon 1961, by  Druid 1120, by Daruley 222, g. gr.  dam Jes-s of Brainzet 3793, g. gr.  dam Maid of Earnside 1063, by  Boydestou Boy m, by Cetewayo  1409, g. g. gr. dam Jess of Brainzet  3792, %. g. gr. dam Porterfield  Maid 2698, by Young Campsie 929,  by Garibaldi 316.  Premier Prince is a horse of outstanding excellence. In size of feet,  spring and length of pasterns,  amount and quality of bone, silki-  ness and abundance of feather depth  of rib action and general character.  He embodies all that is best in  Clydesdales and from his superior  individuality and his exceptionally  fine breeding lie must prove a great  horse and a gieat sire. His appearance in the show ring was at two  years old in 1901, when he won the  following prizes:  First at Toronto Industrial Exhibition. First at Buffalo Pan-  American Exposition. First at Ottawa Central Exhibition. And second at Chicago International Exposition. These were the only occasions on which he has been shown.  Handsome Prince the sire Premier Prince is the most distingiushed  son of Cederic, he was at the head  ot the McLay Bros, great stud  where he proved himself a great  horse both iu the stud and in the  show yard. From the time he was  a weanling to maturity his career  iu the show yard was constantly  triumphant from the state fair to the  Columbian Exposition.  The dam of Handsome Prince  5581, is Handsome 2141, was sired  by Druid n 20, the most massive,  short legged Clydesdale horse ever  known in Scotland. He gained  first prize at the Highland Society's  show at Dumfries, in 11878, and th*  premium for the Island of Bute the  same year; first prize and the champion cup at the international show  of the Royal Agricultural Society  of England, at Kilburn in 1879 and  second when suffering fron^the effects of Kilburn damps, at Perth  show of the Highland and Agricultural Society a fortnight later; in  1880, first prize and championship  cup at the Highland Society's Show  at Kelso; in 1881, first at the Edinburgh Agricultural Association's  first show. The sire of dam was  Time o'Day 875, who was a famous  show horse. ,  To have produced such a stallion  as Handsome Prince and such a  filly as Handsome Princess establishes Handsome in the highest  rank as a brood mare. She produced other good one.-,.  Moss ttose 2nd. the dam of Premier Prime, is a large and beautiful  mare <of the highest Clydesdale character awd is a daughter of the greatest living Clydesdale, Sir Macqueen  5200. She was chanpion Clydesdale mare at Toronto Industrial Exhibition in 1900 and 1902. She  again repeated her victories at the  recent Canadian Horse .Show hejd  in Toronto where she was awarded  first prize in aged mare class and  sweepstakes all ages competing, as  well as first prize for best mare or  gelding in cart, also first in team  with nine pai* in competition.  THE NEW ART  BELL PIANOS  With the "Illimitable Action"  The "Full Metal Plate,"  The "Bushed Tuning Pins"  The " Orchestral Attachment"  HAVE NO EQUAL ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD  The New Art Bell Piano rank as having reached nearer absolute perfection than has ever  [yet been attained in the history of high grade piano building in Canada."—The Toronto Star.  Fit Site tl Will Pianos ^.^^^t^-s^szt  count your note. We do business on business principles. We want every family that intends to buy a Piano or Organ to write us for our prices and terms. No telling what a 2  cent stamp may save you.  NOTICE.—Our prices on New Bell Organs are $50 and up and on easy payments.  "Not a penny added if bought on time."  For first class Tonsorial  work go to SHOFF'S  Ops. IB, Pipes, ETC.  Try SholC* New Ogar Ihe " PURITANOS."  If you want a  first-class   haircut  or share go-1:0  WALKER'S  Also Hot and Cold Bath i re ady  at  all hours.  W. W. MONTELIUS,  410 Hastings Street, W  VANCOUVER.  0. T. Baher  p  Agent for  Ladner, B. C.  IflUUi  A Sill stock of Buggies, Carriages always on  lwimk   Repairing of all descriptions.  Routs, Rhododendrons, AgaliaB, Shade Trees,  Small Fruits.  Greenhouse and bedding out plants, at less than  eastern or foreign prices.  Clean certificate from the inspector.  Garden, Field, nnd Flower Seeds. Each variety  tested as to vitality, and at close prices.  H«rtill*e», llee Supplies, Agricultural Implements, &c.  New catalogue tells you nil about it. Call and  examine our stock and get our list or send  for it: it will save you money.  Address  M.  J.   HENRY,  3000 Westminster Komi,  Vancouver, H. C.  HICK'S HOTEL  LADNER, B. C.  P. SHIRLEY, Proprietor.  Conveniently  situated  and  first class in every particular.  BEST CUISINE SERVICE   j  )Ki*,H("')K,»'H^*')K'*')K,")K,*,)t('*'H('*^WK )K—)K"0K—)K'»flfr*%—%—Sfr^-ffi*^  Wi  I you money  I We have the finest stock in B. C. to choose  m from.    Buying for cash gives us the advantage  * over others in our line.  I Butter and Eggs taken as Cash.  I   GROCERIES CROCKERYWARE.  I GEORGE  ADAMS,  £ NFW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  1  *  •••^••Mg*-***** ■ t»»J>.«**J»*«H.J«.#.»JiP*«.*J».».«J> •».»*♦ .»••*♦  G.W.Rudcl  House Painting  Ladner, B. C.  All  kinds of painting  done.  Your orders solicited.  REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD GET THE  DE LA VAL.  Ninety per cent of the Separators in use are De Laval.  The highest honors at all great Expositions were won by De Laval.  Tltey will skim milk cleaner nnd at n greater range of temperature than any other Separator,  an inestimable advantage during the winter.  One ofthe judges at Portage La Prairie, where the Melotte pecple claim a victory, purchased  the De l.aval.  We are prepared to ilenioiistriite^the*superiority of jthe lie l.aval ill a test with alt competitors  tbe looser to pay all expenses.   HIGHEST   HONORS:   Cold Medal 'at tbe Pan American Ivxposi- Grand Prize, Ilrussels 1397  tlou, Buffalo ..19/.H       Grand Prize, Autworp 1K94  Grand Prlae, Paris „ to»       Cold Medal, Chicago 189}  Gold Medal, Oabma i«9R  J. L. WALWORTH & CO.  Sol   Agents in II. C. for the De l.aval Separators.   Dealers in Crcamciy and  Dairy Supplies, Mccormick Harvesting Machinery.     II. C. Agent for Rusael & Co.'s Threshing Machinery.  importers of German Parchment llulter paper.  Office and Store:   21 Hastings Street, - - - VANCOUVER, B. C.  HELD HIGH *  In the estimation of  Practical Painters.  Every gallon of  The  Sherwin-Williams *  Paint  wiil cover 360 or more square  feet of surface in average condition, two coats to the gallon.  Every gallon is a full measure.  It is made to Paint Buildings  with. It is the best and most  durable House Paint made.     ^  Estate THOS.   McNEELV, Lodner. J(  i.>)K...;a;...$...;.^^^ THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, MAY 5, 1902.  How to   Insure   Success  Advantages of Proper Feeding:.  ©•••©«!S«©«0«#»O«*»©«®»©Q;e©c@»e*©«0#0«©»(8»).^e©  Lowest Rate's  It is of the greatest importance  that the introduction of bacteria into the milk should be prevented, and  therefore the utmost cleanliness,  from the time the bilker starts his  work until the produce is packed, is  absolutely essential if a good-flavoured product is to be obtained. Before milking, the hands should be  thoroughly washed, and also the  cow's belly, teats, and udder if they  are dirty; in any case, the dust should  be brushed off them before milking,  or some of it, with the always present bacteria, will be shaken off into  the milk. The finger nails should  be kept cut, and on no account  should the hands be wetted by first  milking into them—it is a dirty and  useless habit.  The cow-house should  be kept| in water drawri from the tap.  clean  and  free from litter, and   it  should not  be  cleaned just before  milking, or bacteria will find  their  way into the milk, to  develop in  it  flavour which  may  not  beat  a]!,'this should be allowed to escape, or  desirable.     Milk   should   for   this; ti:e result, as registered by the lacto-  reason, be taken lrom the cow-house  immediately.  U Ull  JOHN SIMPSON, Proprietor.  Refitted throughout with New Horses, New Buggies  and Hacks.    Good saddle Horses alway on hand.  Telephone No.  offic©sae©«>CD3i3)oa;e3)«S.3S« e£;©«l'*e«®e©o©«©g>@«®»$#©  Hotel Guichon  J. CRRAN, Proprietor.  NEW WESTMINSTER, Ii. C.  Rates $2 and $3 a day.  suit that the milk should be set in a  falling temperature, the milk should  be several degrees warmer than the  room in which it is set. A simple  way is to warm the milk to about  ioo° F.. and then stand the  tubes  In testing milk with the lactometer  allow it to stand an hour before testing, as it is full of air immediately  after it is drawn from the cow, and  The teats diagonally opposite each  other should be milked together, and  not the teats on each   side,   as the  meter, will be lower than the correct  amount.  The lactometer is not always ir  reliable test. Where possible, a  centrifugal   milk tester   should be  Hotel Colonial  J. K. INST.KY, Prop.  Rates, $1.5'} and Ja.oo per day.  Special  attention given   to Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKenzL- and Clarkson Sts.  New Westminster, B. C.  HOTEL ELAND   R. Dowswell, I'rop. Vancouver, 11. C.  One block fro.'n C.  !'. R. Depot and Steamboat  wharves.   Newly renovated and re-modelled.  Rates, 3,1,50 to *2 per day.  Cor. Granville and Hastings Sts.   -  -   - Tel. 14.  arington Hotel  J. WISE, Proprietor.  SOUTH WESTMINSTER, B. C.  Mackay& South on  iiitel mm  'la street,   -   NEW WBSTMINSTER.H.C.  Built to do the work and do it Well  Send for prices and descriptive circulars.  T. J. Trapp & Co. Ltd j "£■£££ ra  WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEPOT.  LARGE STOCK OK     :     :     :  Wines? Liquor® & Mineral Water  Kept on hand and ready to  "   -   Fill Orders at Short Notice.   -   -  Retail Dealers and other visitors to the city should inspect the stock.    Quality and quotations  to match the best.   Family trade a specialty, with prompt delivery guaranteed.  Sole Agent lor British Columbia for the Famous Allouez Magnesia Mineral Water.  MARRY FREEMAN,   =   =   New Westminster, B. C.  Front Street, Next Steamboat Exchange.  the quarit-  former method increa;  ity of milk.  The milking should be fairly fast,  as this increases the secretion, wherq  as slow milking reduces the quantity',  Tlie cow should be well stripped,  as the last strippings are richest in  fat, and if any milk is left it is harmful to the supply.  Milking by the old-fashioned  tubes produces less fat than hand-  milking.  A cow milked three times a day  instead of twice is said to yield more  milk, but net more butter fat; therefore, the three milkings will give  more but poorer milk that two milkings per day. With heavy milkers  it is advisable to milk three times a  day.    It lessens the strain on them.  If the teals are sore, they should  be handled with care, and after milking should be dressed with vaseline.  Milk does not become normal until five days after the cow has calved. An excess of albumen will  render the milk unsuitable for butter  or cheese-making before that time  has elapsed.  The morning milk contains less  butter fat than the afternoon milk.  The milk of cows suffering from  pleuro-pneumonia is deficient of a  large proportion of the normal  quantity of fat.  During the autumn months milk  has a higher percentage of fat and  other solids than during the summer  months.  Fresh milk has botfi an acid and  an alkaline reaction, but as free lactic  acid is speedily formed the alkaline  reaction disappears, and the acid reaction remains.  Milk should not be allowed to  freeze; butter made from milk which'  has been frozen has no flavour.  To strain milk well, a wire sieve  with thin cotteu cloth doubled to  four thicknesses ami fastened over  the bottom will be found effective;  The cloth should be well scalded in  boiling water each time after use.  Milk used for cheese making  should be strained and aerated thoroughly as soon as drawn, as the  flavour ofthe cheese will depend upon the perfect aeration of tire milk.  It should also not be cooled below  60 ° F.  Ropy or  stringy  milk, and  als<  that in which blue or red spots arc  found,   is  dire  to special forms  of  bacteria formed in the cow-shed.  In testing milk for cream with the  ordinary tubes it is of the greatest  importance to obtain an accuratere-  I used  THE FRESHET AND  THE BEST.  The differ  bring and st<  the first cast  cooled once,  bacteria, but  or eggs fori  whereas, iu  pasteur  • thai, b  between  ug milk 1  milk is heated and  s destroying the  lesporesfthe sce;ls  red  by  the  bacteria);  sterilizing, the  milk is  jlac.v! .i; stock their '; ■  Wall Papas*  rate prlc  .ew patters  'lid st mo  ''Iviuvite ii .-   etii a - f  , ami coi-  f-ll  ■^•V^'i.f^.-H.'^.^. iv-^'a •V^^ti.-^.^y'^i.^.lfc.a.Tw^  1 iittirn ninw  more times, thus first killing the  bacteria and then the spores as they  develop into bacteria. The milk is  kept from contact with the air after  sterilizing, or fresh germs quickly  find their way into it and increase  with marvellous rapidity.  You make no mistake if  you order your Suits from  STOKES & CUEIylS, Props  Is the place to buy your  Choice Meats.     -   -   =  Family Trade a Speolafly  All orders promptly attended to.  Ladies and Gents Tailoring  I.ADN'KK, 11. C.  The Imported Clydesdale Stallion  Premi*"* ^>  (9250)  Tender Prince  Route for Season 1902.  .Monday's—Will be at Pen berton  Farm for noon.  TUESDAY'S—Will remain at home.  WEDNESDAY'S—Will be at Robert  MeKee'sfarm East Delta for noon.  THURSDAY'S™Will be at Dr. Wilson's farm, Sunbury for noon.  Friday's—Will go via Goudy road  to Ed. Calhoun's farm, Boundary  Pay for noon.  Home via Ladner.  SATURDAY and  hundav—Will  remain at home.  This route will be continued timing the season, health ami weather  permitting.  Insurance $18, payable ist February 1902; season jjSj6, payable ist  August 1903. Mare must be returned regularly to the horse or  they will be charged as season  mares. Parties disposing of males  before foaling will be held responsible for fee. Accidents at risk of  owner.  II. M. VASEY,  Proprietor.  LADNKK, li. c.  WM. ALEXANDER, PKOl'.  Livery rigs and  hire.  saddle  orses  for  General ESUaoksmith  Ladner, B. C.  First  class  ass work  IB? -j        1   •  }Jf j 'V   bi orses li 0111 g  ^WEP^ a sPecialty-  111  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.  I).  P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  C. pTk Co.  TIME TABLE  Farmers Make No Mistake when they go for  their Seed to  HEED WHEAT  SEED BARLEY  SEED OATS  Seed Grains Generally.  The Brackman=Ker Milling Co. Ltd.  NEW WESTMINSTER,  - VANCOUVER,   -  VICTORIA.  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY^  1    ■■»■ 11 ■■!■■——wm—raw—1—wpm—iwi  B. C.-Noted Brand.  PHOENiX==With Eagles.  OLD SPORT==AIways Reliable.  UNION HADE.  B. W3LBURG & CO.  P. O. BOX 661.  New Westminster, B.C.  read this  Unless you want something in the machinery line, then  let me know and you will get satisfaction.     Agent for  v  i Deering, and McCorinick Harvest-  I ing Machinery, Cockshut Plows.  J High Grade Canadian and Ameri-  I can Bicycles and Sundries.    :   :    •  Horses bought and sold  on commission.  '1 eauii.it,' done on sho»i notice.  NEW ffESTJlINSTKK-STBVBSTON  ROUTK.  Steamer transfer, loaves New West-  nunst r ui 2 j>.in . daily, except  Sunday; Leaves Slovoston Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7 a.m., Friday 6 a.m. Saturday, (i p.m., oalling at L'rascr River landings dutwecii New Wo&ttmn-  Btcr and Steveston.  VIGTOKJA NKW  WESTMINSTER  ROUTK.  S.S.   Princess   Louifo   leaves Victoria  Tuesdays   and Fridays   ni 7   a.m.  J eaves   New   Westminster   Wednesdays   n\\i]   Saturdays at 7   a. in.,  culling  at   Moyne,   Steveston   and  Guichon.  ■I. W. TROUP, E. J. COYLE,  llnnngw, As«t. G«n. Pass \pt.  \ ictoiiu, Vancouver  i  t  A.  Have on hand the best Separator Oil in  Canada; binder Twine; Coal Oil in bulk.  Pictures framed and mounted.    :    :    :    :  GENERAL  AUCTIONEER.  J. F.Stainton, -- Ladner.  *+*++-M-H"H*f+ +-H-A+-!.>+-f- +•HsfMc*+*++-H-f «H4-f*+++?  R. Fa ANDERSON & CO  NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  :   :    GENERAL HARDWARE MERCHANTS   :   :  SPRING ITEMS  Garden  Implements, Wheelbarrows  Taints an I Varni ihes, Kalsomine, Whiting, Muralo, Alabas.ine, etc. for inside work.  T A  Delta Transfer Stable  LADNER, B. C.  SINGLE AND POUBEE RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES.  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team Wjrk Dj?9j at Spttolally Low Prices.  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  Telephone " Ladner " No. to.  **♦+♦*♦++ *+*H*♦•!• 4 •I'H***' "H*H«-H-f *+ + H'i «H •{••f-M-H A ■THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, MAY 5, 1902.  MARRIED.  . Wharton-;GoQS?;REY---At Blaine,  Wash... on April 16th, 1002, My-  roni E, Wliarton and Miss Edna  E. Goostrey.  Gilmouk--Dempster --- At New  Westminster, B. C, on April 25,  1902, by Rev. Thomas Oswald,  Samuel Joseph Gilmour, of Wes-  tham Island, B. C, and Miss  Annie Dempster of Boston, Mass.  LOCAL NEWS.  Mrs. Thos. NcNeely was visiting  the cities this week.  Ladner Cornet Band will go to  Steveston for Empire day.  Archie Noble, now fills the position of steward on the steamer  Transfer.  Our local library agitators are  talking of writing to Carnegie for  .help.   Sucess to them.  Wm. Kuapp has secured the cres-  ent Island school, and begun duties  on Thursday morning.  R. Baker of Victoria was in Ladner this week purchasing hay for  his flour and feed stables.  A large number of citizens attended the funeral of Laurent Guichon  at New Westminster on Monday.  Mrs. Rich   was a visitor to the  Royal city on Tuesday."  The Ladner Gun Club's traps  have not of late been in the best of  working order, and the members are  considering making some alterations  with an idea of improving the apparatus.  We understand a meeting of the  executive of the Dairymen and Live  Stock Association will shortly be  held in Victoria to discuss some very  important matters in connection with  the management.  The residents of Steveston are  making preparations for a grand  celebration there on May 24th, Victoria Day. A good program will be  arranged. The Ladner Cornet Band  will be in attendance.  A few men were put to work the  past week at the Wellington and  Delta canneries. The company  owning these canneries will make  the Wellington their headquarters  and Delta the operating cannery for  the season.  .i. .. j --» ■ —  > .* \v  ,••:'.. Ml v.  J  Up-to-now   bicycles  hire at Stainton's.  Fine line of Purses  Faweett's Drug Store,  right.  for   sale or  just in   at  Prices are  the 'successful  1  of New  Westminster, is  bidder  on  the J. A.  ^Moore stock  and  book   accounts.  'He will open up shortly.  Chester Wadhams paid a visit  this week to Ladner. He has been  'on the Sick list 'for some time but is  now bn a fair way to recovery.  >V. M- Scott, of Port Guichon,  left this week for the Pacific Coast  cannery, near Lulu Island, to take  'the management for the season.  W. A- Bowell, severed his connections with the Cresent Island  'school on Wednesday, and will make  is headquarters at New Westminster.  John Manson, at one time employed inH. J. Hutcherson's store, but  who has of late been attending a  business college in California, is  visiting Ladner.  Samuel Joseph Gilmour and Miss  Annie Dempster, were married in  New Westminster on Friday last.  Hev. Thomas Oswald performed  the ceremony.  ALEX BELL  INSURANCE AGENT  NKW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  /  LADNER, B. C.  W. J. Lanning'shouse, next The  News office which has been undergoing extensive repairs during the last  couple of weeks is receiving the final  coat of paint, and will be ready for  Occupation in a few days.  On Wednesday evening Dr.  Woodley performed a successful  operation on the foot of Miss Lollie  Davis. Some weeks ago she had  the misfortune to run a splinter into  her foot, and for some reason or  other it was not making as good  progress towards healing as was expected, and the doctor considered  the above treatment was necessary.  She is improving as quickly as can  be expected.  We can save yen money by trading with us. We have the finest  stock in B C. to choose from. Buying for cash gives us the advantage  over others in our line. Butter and  eggs taken as cash. George Adams,  New Westminster. See ad 011 2nd.  page.  Fishermen's Attention: We have  just put in stock a large shipment  of fishing boots, both knee and hip.  Every pair of which we guarantee  absolutely waterproof. Call and  see them before buying your next  pair. We are sole agents for the  city and district. W. E. Sinclair,  New Westminster.  To Intelligent Business Men and  Farmers: Insure your stocks, barns,  houses in the Anglo-American and  Equity Fire Insurance Companies.  We are not in the Insurance Trust,  and can positively save you money.  Call or write for rates. A. W. Mc-  Leod, New Westminster, 15. C.  Miss Davidson, physical culture  teacher, will give a talk on the value  of proper exercise and what physical culture is, in the Baptist Church,  Friday evening, May 9th, at 8 p.m.  She will be pleased to meet anyone  who is interested and those who are  not interested will be if they attend.  The gentlemen are also invited to  be present.  See them walking canes. Strictly  up-to-date and cheap, at Faweett's  Drug Store.  CHURCH   NOTICES.  BAPTIST.  Services will be held on Sunday  evening at 7:30. I. W. Williamson,  pastor.  CATHOLIC.  Reverend Father Edm. Peytaviu,  O.M.I. Services first Sunday of  each month at 10:30 a.m.  ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN.  Service 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.  METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 11 a.  m.,    subject:     "The    Symbolical  Battle;"  7:3a p.m., subject:  manency stampede on our  A full stock of high grade  Jeweler}', Watches, and Clocks  Repairing a specialty. If you hai  any work leave it with 111 e and  will guarantee satisfaction.  k--^^-<o,-«.-<*. fc.-^-^  II  III  Ki  A FULL LINK OF  Highest Standard, uf Bakery founds &i the  CITY BAKERY '  DO YOU NEED  If so place your order early  and avoid the spring rush  Everything in Harness  and Saddlery at  Moderate Prices.  E. A. BOWN,  LADNER, B. C.  McNeely's stoie has been closed  since Thursday morning to enable  the staff to take stock, preparatory  to Marshall Smith taking over  the business. The store will, we  understand be open Monday morning May 5th, ready to'accounmdate  the general public. Mr. Smith  comes to Eadner with high recommendations as a first-class business  man, and old ciistuv.ers can resi  assured that the establshment will  be run on the same brjad principles  as in the past.  "Per  lives."  ill!  LADNER, 11. C  WM. ALEXANDER, PROP.  * Giant Feeding  4  al'f Sugar Mangel and £  Fhe World Boater Mangel.     1  1 1  M/  9  • PORT GUICHON, B. C.  cBRIDE   !  'Phone 5., •  a  A NEW LINE OF  LADIES BLOUSES LADIES SAILORS  LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR --  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS  FRESH x GROCERIES :-: EVERY  WEEK   *•  -AT-  A  +  *  f  +  •5-  J  -f  !  $  44«+^i4'+-IH'^+-:-'f^'f4-H'4^4'H'>^t4'+^+^+^<H--f'H-^-H-H.-f  ^•••»v«-&..-;tr..*-.-*^  X ESTATE  OF T  I THOS. HcNCELY,!  Livery rigs  and saddle  horses for  hire.     Dorses bought and sold  on commission,  ^earning done on short notice.  INSURE YOUR PROPERTY   with   Fm X Hart H Co*  New Westminster, B. G.  The Leading insurance  *   Mon&y to Lgbm*  * LADNES?, b. c.  ±   IMPORTER AND DEALER  IN  ^  ft  i  ill! III III  CROCKERY, GLASSWARE, HARDWARE,  PAINTS AND OILS, TINWARE, STOVES,  GUNS AND AMMUNITION     :     :     :    :    :  WAIN BAGS  1  11  1  I  1 >  'i   Baling Rope and Wire, Barb Wire, Binding Twine and Cordage  ^...^.o.^.o.y,^.}.^.*-';!^  ©a®©®® 03Ge'3>oG'®$)oa)«©«®» oCr«®e®o® »©*©« |t|eC«9«t  &  I Fisherman's Attention:  e  ft  ©  9  m  9  We have just put in stock a large shipment of Fish-  e ing Boots, both knee and hip. Every pair of which 7  f we guarantee absolutely waterproof, Call and see them *  • before buying your next pair. We are sole agent, for •  © the city and district. /       •  ./  I W. E. SINCLAIR,  liBfalii'iffiiiil  )»»®e®effi®©»a<i#«S*8o&»a«  (man emu yes  " I like your sl;o< s—they wear so much better than the shoes I have  been buying—and they fit nie exactly." Lots of men are of the  same opinion, that's the reason we sell so many shoes. TJie above  is an exuet cut of our $3 Boot.    Reader, try us on your next pair.  ft  lOISTflll  . mm,  I  ..j..»..;.....;,.t.,j.....j..o..j..»..j..«.i{..o..;..»..;. ..>.«..j».».«j«.».»;f«.«j«.»..;».».»j».M}».»M.>.«-{«*«>  Jul ii!: Ml. If Pf Pi It  $$2   To dear $&5&® -  In round or square cornered. Y  The goods are perfect fitting, wide French j  faced and very swell.    Call and examine. *(  J, E. PHILLIPS        {  709-711 Columbia Street'  ;-;     New Westminster,      j  %•  ...;.....;.....;....•$«.•..>•••<.•••*••••>••••;♦•••♦■•• •••♦•^•••^•••♦■^♦•^♦•••♦•••♦•••♦•••♦••••fr  the Beits Dews, $1 a yw  ii

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