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 NEWS  7  -**-  V«>i. 2. Hi. _i  LADNER, B C, SATURDAY,   JULY 11, 190..  91.00 a y«__  A Times Correspondent  Gives an Account of His  Trip aad What He  S i _/ in the Delta.  The trip between Sidney and  'Port Giicbon [says the Victoria  Tim.-] is practically one among  islands. Emerging frona Plumpers  __ss, about an hour's run, brings  -net-jj IrWL^d,H*_d3^;t\th«  tiioulb. of the Fraser. From this on  the trip is again alongside of agriculture lands.  That the trade to be developed dn  this __ne will in time be enormous  is not to be doubted for a moment.  The line is arranged to give a very  direct service from all the Delta  country to this City. Hitherto the  'country now opened up by the new  line of railway through the.. Delta  has had no means 'of access _o the  'odtside other than .he river. The  result has been that .he farms which  were worked were !devoted largely  speaker oi the evening, who gave  an interesting account of his stewardship. That it was satisfactory  was manifest by tbe unanimous approval ofthe audience.  Mr. Oliver also gave a very clear  account Of the "Crows-Nest" Pass  Railway deal and the actions of the  C. P. R., aud the Government in  the matter. The meeting was a  very interesting one and the sympathy of the audience was with the  Speaker throughout.  In conclusion a motion was made  by Thos. Shannon and carried unanimously "That a vote of thanks  be given Mr. Oliver for what he has  done, that his action be endorsed  and that we pledge him our hearty  support for the future."  The meeting then adjourned with  a vote of thanks to the Chairman.  BASEBALL.  The baseball match Ladner v  East Delta took place on the Agricultural Society's grounds on Wednesday afternoon. There was a  £ood attendance of spectators. The  following comprised ._.« teams:-  Ladner; W Taylor, W H Wilson,  A Fox, F McKenzie, L Kerfoot, F  Guichon, H Falk, A G Gaines, A  Yorke; East Delta; S Weaver, C  Wilson, A Johnson, J Weaver, J]  Kelly, J Livingstone, F Weaver, 0  weaver, and A Brown,  boys had aneasy victory toy i3 to 3  A bicycle race between Siddall and  About 150 have registered  their  names   at   the municipal office for  , the provincial voters list.    A nutn-  Thfe town ,     , - ".'■'„.: ".  <•..,*}_»*_• have registered at Westminster.  to  the  raising  of hay  and stock.-^vade resulted in the former coming  Now the residents ot that country  have a'direct connection daily with  Victoria, and later on will hlso have  it with Vancouver. The result will  be that mixed farming will become  more and more the rule. Already,  'some of the large farms are being  'divided into smaller tracts of fifty  _nd'6_e hundred acres, which will  res_lt in a large increase ofthe farming population, and more careful  .armiog operations.  Thousands of acres of the richest  land in the world is thus awating  the necessary improvements in-the  way of draining and cultivation -to  make it as productive as the richtfist  lands of the prairies, while the  ■equitable clithate makes it possible  to produce crops which can never  be grown with success in the 'more  severe climate of __.mit&__ and the  Northwest Territories.  In the Delta, which is only spars  ley settled, compared with the pop-  ulation which it is. capable of supporting, the creamery is manufacturing now from five to six hundred  pounds of butter a day.  It is reported that that line Will  tie contiuued from the Brownsvifle  .nd of the New Westminster bridge  to Point Roberts in the near futtfre,  •and that the ferry service will .hen  •call at the latter point. This will  'shorten the water run from Sidney  'to the Mainland by about eighteen  miles, and will reduce the time em  iploye_ on it by over an hoar.  in first. A foot race and -the Chinamen's pig race are still on the tapis  and may come off this afternoon.  ORANGE  CELEBRATION.  On Monday the great demonstration of Oiangemen takes place at  New Westminster. The members  of the local lodge of L. O. L. and  of the True Blue Lodge will leave  here by the Transfer accompanied  by the Ladner Band. The Transfer has been specially retained for  the return trip at 9 p.m., and the  round fare is 50 cts. The Province  will be represented generally and a  varied and entertaining programme  has been drawn up, covering the  whole day. A parade, speeches,  sports and a ball arc included.  Miss McElmon of Blaine, is the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. John R.  Watson.  Malcolm Reid school teacher at  Barkerville is spending the vacation in Ladner.  Mrs. Arthur Wadhams of Point  Roberts is visiting with Mr. and  Mrs. H. J. Hutcherson.  POLITICAL MEETING.  A well attended public 'toectitig  was helfl in town hall, Surrey Cen-  'tre, Monday evening ^ufy 6tb,  "William 'Smith being ^>t._ to _b_  ■chair. With a few HarJpy remarks  jfce   introduced   John   Olivet,   tbe  Fred Lacy has left the Delta sawmill to return to his former work  last year at the Treadwell mine in  Alaska.  Parties desiring advertising space  in the Delta Agricultural prize list  can leave copy at The Delta News  office.  The Misses Card, M Lord, Pand  E Granger and L Armstrong arrived yesterday and are staying at  R, May's visiling Miss Moffatt.  M (RI  Annual Church Parade of  Orangemen Tomorrow  Afternoon 3 0'Clock.  Geo. Spinning Injured.  Miss  Davie returned   yesterday  from a visit to Vancouver.  Charles Arthur has an attack of  lagrippe and is unable to leave the  house.  The regular meeting ofthe Delta  Municipal Council takes place this  afternoon at 2 o'clock.  G. T. Michell, representative of  E. G. Prior & Co., Victorta, was  visiting the Delta this week.  Attention is drawn to the Delta  Hotel card which appears in our  advertising columns.    Rates  from  $1 to $2 per day. There is a large  sample room and stabling accomodation.  Councilors Burr and Embree inspected the Gulfside dyke last week  and the bridge recently constructed  by George Swan, which will be a  great convenience to residents iu  the vicinity.  Thomas Lewis, who was for ten  years market clerk at the Royal  City, has now launched out on his  own account as a produce factor at  120 Abbott street, Vancouver. He  notifies in another column that he  handles all kinds of produce on  commission.  Leon Ladner entertained a number of his friends at Trenant Park  last evening at a botanizing expedition party. There were about  thirty young folks present among  them being a number from tbe  Royal and. Terminal Cities.  Labor 'Day in Ladner will be  marked by a picnic under the auspices of the A. O. U. W. All the  provincial lodges and Blaine, Fair-  haven and Whatcom, it is anticipated will be represented at the  gathering and will eclipse last years  celebration held here.  •'Among yesterday's passengers  by the steamer Transfer were  Messrs. Banton, Grariger, Anderson and DeBeck who are staying  at Trenant Px:_,.  The local lodge ot the True Blues  have recently recognized the marriage of two of their members by  gifts. Brothers Frank Sutherby  and W R Stokes were both presented with a lamp and fruit dish at  the last meeting of the lodge. The  articles chosen are particularly appropriate as they are emblematic of  the well wishes of their brethren  for the future of the brides and  bridesgrooms.  The Mason road has been graded  and graveled fro.n C_ao3 Pass road  t> Mason's granary.  Tenders for the sale of the Delta  Cannery site close at 8 p. m. next  Tuesday at H. N. Rich's office.  Joseph Reagh of Revelstoke left  for Vancouver this week after a  short stay with his brother J. Reagh  here.  Mr. Whittaker, divinity student,  of the west end Methodist church,  Westminster, is spending the vacation in Ladner.  (Rev) Mrs Pols >n and son of  Swan Lake, Man., and Mrs Johnstone of Vancouver are visiting  with Dr and Mrs Wilson.  For the last few days the inhabitants have been startled by the  Victorian's hooter sounding on time  which is now 11.30 a.m. instead of  p.m.  Writs for tbe Provincial elections  will be issued next Thursday. So  far John Oliver, our late member,  is the only candidate, who has offered his services for the Delta riding.  Among the families camped at  Bounday Bay from the Royal City,  who arrived this week are G E  Corbould, T S Ahnandale, A E  Rand, L F Lusby, Dr. Davie and  A O Canfield.  Owing to the advent of a professional exponent of the dancing art  the Trenant Park Club has been  dissolved. The institution Served  its purpose and Mesdames T E and  W H Ladner deserve credit for  their voluntary service during its  existence.  The annual Church parade of  Orangemen takes place tomorrow  when L. O. L. No. 1612 and L. T.  B. No. 120 will march in regalia to  St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.  The service commences at 3 p.m.  and the sermon will be preached by  Rev. Thos. Oswald.  A De R. Taylor reports the highest temperature for May 74 9 . The  rainfall was 1.84 inches, the most  in 24 hours being .45. For June  the highest temperature was 83 °  and the lowest 30. The rainfall  was 2.15, the most in 24 hours being .65.  The Delta Agricultural society  have completed the erectioa of a  pump and sixteen foot trough for  stock watering on their grounds.  They will comnaenae fencing and  other improvements shortly. A  handsome solid silver cup has been  orderered from Loudon, to be given  tor the best sample of white oats, to  be grown by the exhibitor and won  by him three times," not necessarily  consecutive occasions.  '--L-J-l—___J__  [VER ID COMMENCED  F. J. Coulthard's House  Burned.—A Mail Service Throngh the District Badly Needed.  Reports from Clayoquot state  that the sockeye salmon have commenced running. A successful  season is anticipated.  Tne Septic tank system is beitij  extended in Va icouver.  The   condition   o."  the  Pope  is  very  sericus and  his death is ex>  pected at anv time.  The residence of F. J. Co_lth_r&  at New Westminster, was destroyed by fire at 3 p. m on Wtdnesday.  The fire was caused by a defecti-_  chimney. .      ,  At the King's Institute .to ftl__  eaily part of June, __ajdr H. _..  Joly de Lotbiniere, ft. it., sbh'-of  Sir Henri Joly, Lieutenant^ov-f d>  or of British Colutfabift, was invested by His Majesty with the disting1*  uished Service Order. __e _erv__  in the South African War.  Charles Munroe the former member foV Chilliwack riding, will contest the district as a liberal. He  was the unanimous choice 6f the  convention.  In the list of unclaimed monies,  which has to be published every  five years, the name of Joseph  Oliver of Ladner appears fot $150  at Ne# Westminster in 1895, in the  Bana of Montreal.  At the central high school entrance examinations Chilliwack had  nine candidates, four passing  From the Surrey Centre school  there were two candidate aud Leslie C Wade passed with 746 marks.  The dominion botanist, Dr. J.  Fletcher is expected in Victoria  next week. In company with the  deputy minister of agriculture he  will hold meetings of Farmer's Institutes throughout the province.  Gavin Hamilton, of Alberta, who  came last week to hunt up his runaway wife (who had followed one  Jobm Wall to Chilliwack, where  she joined him), has returned home  Mr. Hamilton met his wife, but  could not induce her to return  home with him.  The Liberal is a new weekly-  journal and review of politics published by John Kennedy in New  Westminster, Its first issue is a  very creditable production. As it  says itself unblushingly • the paper  is neat, compact and convenient in  form and arrangement, and we may-  add newsy.  word comes from west Yale that  D. Murphy, ex-M. P. P., will accept the Liberal nomination for the  provincial election, and it is altogether likely that he will get it. It  was Murphy who threw up his  portfolio, which he had just accepted, rather than soil his hands in the  Victorian political mire.  The first sod in the construction  of the Ladner Road was turned oft  Wednesday T. Gifford late meat*  ber for Westminster, handled thsj  shovel, in the presence of a number1  of Lands and Works officials. Mr.  Hugh Guun is the foreman ia  charge of the new work,  The London "Lancet", tKe'leading medical journal, bas prot-Sted  against baby shows. It is wrong  to give the prize to a carbohydrate  or sugar fed baby, turning the scale  at i6j_ lbs*. The prize should not  be given to a hypertrophic (square*  beaded) infant but to the most medically fit.  Ladner and Port Guichon were  vvel! represented at the Point Roberts sports on Independence D_$.  The declaration was read by C. S.  Vantyl, a veteran of the civil war.  Acquatic and other sports were indulged in, winding up with a dance.  The Ladner band added to tbe attractions. The bicycle race tva.  won by J. C. Wade, and $___«_  Brown the foot race. R. J. Lord's  pony carried off the horse event.  All the villages along the G. N,  railway are complaining about the  mail service, particularly Glover.  dale and Mud Bay. They have  only a bi-weekly service and New  Westminster is -trie dis_rib_ting ceff-  ter, where all Surrey mails have to  go first. A direct mail service ly  the Port Guichon and Sidney ferry  between tbe island and the mainland is essential. Along the C P R  route there is a daily sen -ice for  every town. The chamber of commerce should keep up its good  work and not let the agitation stop*  SIDETRACKS.  On Tuesday evening while the |  Dunsmuir was making a landing at  the Ladn-r wharf a deck hand  named Geo. Spinning, a former resident here, had the forefinger of his  right hand crushed by a boiler forming part ofthe freight, which rolled  with the oscillation of the vessel.  The finger was crushed to pulp,  and the other fingers bruised. Dr.  Woodley amputated the member at  the knuckle, assisted by Dr. King.  "Hollvwood," the residence of  Thomas Shotboldt, was the scene  of a very pretty weeding last week,  the principals in the affair being  two highly esteemed young Victorians—Frank T. Elford, eldest son  of Theo. Elford, Esq., and Miss  Florence Lavinia Shotboldt, daughter of Thomas Shotboldt. The interesting ceremony was performed  by the Right Rev. Bishop Cridge  in the presence of friends ot the contracting parties, who had many  congratulations showered upon them  Mrs, W. L- McBride and Miss L-  Arthur were among the guests.  Last Monday afternoon the members ofthe Municipal Council, clerk^  road foremen arid several citize»j»  were the guests of the Railway  Company on a trip from Port  Guichon to Med Bay. The ohject  of the trip was to look over the  crossings and to endeavor to find  the most feasible places to put in  the side tracks through the _luntc-  ipality. Mr. McCabe the Com*  pany's representative who was ih  charge of th. party, heard the different views of the council alid will  make his report to the head office.  Miss M. Moftatt of Grand Fork.  who has been staying with her  sister in Ladner has left for Vancouver to attend the Normal School.  The Treating  Clause goes into  effect on the 15th,   • THE DELTA -NiiWS, SATURDAY, JULY   it,   1905.  _Tfl&DELTA  NEWS  f- ■, ■. '  '   '  i  PUBLISHED  EVERY   SATURDAY.  Subscription, St-00 per year.  1 ... - advi;_--isij_o:j__.t_s.j  bigotry of the churchman and at 1  I the bigotry of the puritan. In j  j temper he was  w'.vat,   in our time,  rMac_uiay's]is called a conservative  l_T.t_.eor; __. was a republican.    He  was the  ..:\-f'of those politicians  FINED FOR TREATING.  A Traveling Man's Experience  in  who:;.-, Yts, tVo great parties con--  ter.-.pt.nvjusly called trimmeis. He  regarded the nickname as a title of  honor.. Everything good, he said,  between    extremes.  Tin  Casual _._v_i_„_:____Sj Io.cents .per line for  (h-4»t lu-lcrtioni aud 5 ceuts per line for euch  s_b»euu-i_ --'udertioii. The uutnber of linen  cbukoht- hj ■-■jit; vuce occupied, :.i.ucsto the  {_-._. . ■.,,     :■..■     '■   :  '   RaUs  t _ Commercial AdV-rtisemeiiU. con De  bad on Application at thjs office.  / »««_u_ notices io cents'pev.iUte for each  iu- |  Strtioa.    ■ •,.'-)       ■    '.'  p,rth and Death uoticea;-joe., M_rri»_e«$i.oo.  tny special notice, the object of "which is lo   trims  prooiote the pecuniary benefit of any individual _  ir company, to be considered an advertisement   temperate   ZOlie   trims   between the  sad charged accordingly.  [ All adTartiaements ehar.ed for unMl.  sat aad paid for.   '"  Correspssdence Invited ou mutter.; of public  interest. Communications to editor must be accompanied Uy name Of writer, nul neces.anly  for publicatiou, but as evidence or goodtal-tll  Correspoud-u.ee must reuchtiii. ufjlce by Inurs-  it-f cv«uia_.  f RIC. A. ERASER,  _____ 11 ill  ID*  Editor -and Proprietor.  SATURDAY,   JULY   tl,    I903-  REGISTER YOUR VOTE.  It has not been generally notified  who are empowered to take affidavits er __.r__ati-.tis under the'elec-  flons amendment Act. Por the  benefit of persons qualified by si^c  months residence in the province,  and One month in the district we  append the l_s£ as follows:- Vany  justice of the peace, commissioner  .Of the Supreme Court, registrar  (or deputy)'of titles, notary public,  toayor, reeve, alderman, councilor  collector- of voters, provincial [or  special] son&table, government  agent or assessor, mining [or deputy] recorder, judge, magistrate,  Municipal clerk, or assessor,  postmaster [or unstress], or Indian  agent." >**  . Eiv.ery British subject, 21 years  ..or over, mu_t_e«£ster or re-register.  The time expiry at 9.30 p.m. on  August 14th. \Country residents  must give the number of their lot  or other local designation, aad citizens their street and number. If  these particulars are omitted the  applications wi_3 be returned. Another important point is that the  it .  person before whom the oath   is  taken must state his office, whether  J. P., Postmaster or otherwise as  the case may be. John Oliver being asked by tke Liberal how the  work of registering the voters was  proceeding, said it was not proceeding, and that, jf some change were  liot mg,de, hundreds otherwise qualified to vote wiU find themselves  disfranchised on election day, both  Provincial $nd Dominion, as the  Dominion lists are made up from  the Provincial ones, There appears  tb be throughout the country a deliberate attempt to keep hundreds  ofthe voters lists. In his speech  the other night, our late member  urged upon the young men to register, and they cannot be urged too  n__ch. Young men as a rule are  careless about their political rights-  •specially those living in the country- as they seldom have a chance  of attending public meetings or hear  constitutional principles discussed.  It would be convenient and show  ail open mind, it-the- government  gazetted managers: ot canneries,  ljimbtr. camps, surveyors, and the  heads of all isolated industries as  special constables under the Act, as  i| is in their power to do, so that  they can register the names of their  employes. The Act having to be  performed in person, many cannot  cpaTeniently reach a postmaster or  •ther authorised person.even if they  feel, patriotic: enqugh to. move on  their pwn initiatiye.. How many  ktacrw the differen-se between liberal  and conservative?    And how many  rdercd I climate in which men are roasted  and the climate in which they ape  i frozen. The new paper—the. \.\b-  ' era.—.-in the Royal City defines its  title as "befitting a freeman  not narrow, bigoted or. intolerant".  On the other hand Webster briefly  defines conservative as "prudent".  One thing at least we want whichever party predominates and ithat  is Political purity.  STRAWBERRY INSECT.  The following letter from fhe  Dominion Entomologist contains  very valuable information to strawberry growers and has been handed  to us by W. J. Brandrith. secretary  of the B. C. Fruit Growers Association, for publication. Mr. Rich's  action in sending, specimens of grubs  to Ottawa should be followed whenever strange insects are discovered  in farms or gardens. All inquiries  about insects or plants are attended  to; and specimens packed in close  tin 01 wooden box or plants packed  in sheets of paper, are carried free  by mail when addressed to the Entomologist and Botanist, Central  Experimental Farm, Ottawa:-  To H, N. Rich.,E.sq., Ladner,B.C.  My Dear Sir,—Your letter of the  27th ult. and the accompanying  box of specimens has been received.  The grubs you send are the larvae  of the Black Vine Weevil, Otiorhyn-  chus sulcatus, a very destructive  insect to Strawberry plants. The  only recommendation I can make  for you to grow your Strawberries  on the single crop plan, This consists of putting out your sets say  this spring, cultivate them through  this summer and plough up after  the crop is gathered the following  year. This insect is now very troublesome in your Province and I get  frequent complaints concerning it.  I may mention with regard to the  above method that commercial  strawberry growers find that the  single crop plan pays them better  than the old way of leaving their  beds down for several years. The  fruit is so much better. The worst  injuries by this insect are done in  oloj-beds,    Yours very truly,  James Fletcher.  Dominion Entomologist  N. rr_ D-koU.  Apropos, u. ^e treating clause in  Liquor By-law recently  passed by  Delta Corporation, which comes into or ^ration  on Wednesday  next,  the Auti-Treating League, launched  in Dublin a few weeks ago under so j«  much   pessimistic   criticism,    has  made magnificent strides, branches  now bek'.g  organized  all over the  country, while the supply  barroom loafers is growing beautifully less  The object of the League is to check  that mischievous spirit of mistaken  good fellowship which leads to excessive   drinking,     tke    members  pledging  themselves neither to accept a dritik nor to proffer oue.    It  will    be    found    on    perusal   of  the    following    incident    that   a  similar   law    exists    in    at   least  one   Staje   of   the  "Union.    John  Myers, st well known travellingman  has jus.t returned from a trip through  North Dakota, alter passing through  what he claims to be the most novel  expedience he has ever had in his  life.    He says there is a law in that  state which prohibits what is known  as "treating,"  or  buying  a drink  for another.    "I never knew anything about such a law," he said  yesterday, "and in the course of my  rounds passed through the southern  part of the state in a buggy.    I ate  dinner at a house, and before leav  ing  gave the  man  at the stable a  drink out of my bottle.    I had only  been in Dickey a few hours when I  was placed under arrest on p. warrant sworn out by ray landlord, back  ou  the  road,   charging  me   with  treating his hired man.    I thought  it was a joke until I was forced to  put up bonds for my appearance in  court.    The  following  day I was  fined $1 and costs, and you can bet  I will never treat a man again in  North Dakota.  ' 'It seems the law is there all right  but has been a dead letter. The  only way I can figure it out is that  the old mau was mad because I did  not offer him a swig, and took ad  vantage just to heal his wounded  feelings."  PAkLOR  ."o1 .coo. Pfjves* 1.1-d Cigar..  Q IFF- RO.     ■  I  Ladner  A   O   U W  lit.TA   I.ODGK   NO.   12,   meets   fin      and  third   Tuosdays   ill   each month is Wad-  d ill's null. T. \V. KJiKk, Recorder.  THOS. K. I./UJNKR. M. W.  1. 0. F.  Court Osseo, No.  3443, meets  in I 0 O F  Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  each   month       Visiting   brethren  always    welcome.      C.   R, J  B |  Burr'; R S,   B S  McDpuald '  STRAYED,  On to my farm, three miles from  Ladner, a two year old heifer, color  red and white with black stripes.  Owner can have sam e> by applying  to G. BYROM.  TAILORING  C'.-th.s Ahcrsd, Ctssned and Rapalrsd.  Parcels left at W. L. McBride's store and A. Walker's and W. R. McClellan'a barber shop will be  called for on|M oiiday and returned«nj Saturday  0. W. WALKER.  Nearly 200 lives have been lost  by an explosion in a coal mine at  Wyoming.  The bench of magistrates at New  Westminster and Vancouver continue to scatter the vagrants and  doubtful characters over the country districts. The other day, "a  filthy individual" as described in a  port daily paper was charged with  stealing sleeps in hotel rooms. The  magistrate instructed the police to  see that he got early out of the city  Why not find snch characters labor  on municipal contracts or other  public wo,rks? The action ot the  bench is an easy way of putting  one's burden on another's shoulder  but hardly judicious, as regards the  safety of the country settlers and  their families,- who-have little or no  police protection. Many of these  might be able to  find  employment  His Last Hope Realized.  From the Sentinel, Gebo, Mont.  In the first opening of Oklahoma  to   settlers   in 1889, the editor of  this paper   was   among   tl e many  seekers after fortune who made the  big   race   one   fine   day in April.  During his traveling about  and afterwards his camping on his claim,  he encountered much   bad   water,  which, together   with   the   severe  heat, gave him a very  severe diar  rhoea which it seemed  almost im  possible to check, and along in June  the case became so bad he expected  to die.   One day one of his neigh  bors brought him one small bottle  of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy as   a last hope  A big dose was given him while, he  was rolling about on the groupd in  great agony, and in a few minutes  the dose was repeated.     The goqcl  effect of the medicine was soon not.  iced and within an hour the patient  was taking his first sound sleep for  a fortnight.     That one little bottle  worked   a   complete   cure and he  cannot help but feel grateful.   The  season for bowel.disorders being at  hand suggests this item.   For sale  oy jF. J. MacKemzie.  Photography  Photos, Views, etc., of all  kindsdone on short notice.  Q.   H.   BYROM,   Ladner,  B.   C,  Windsor Hotel  Corner Columbia[& Begbie, Sts.  NKW -WESTMINfiTHR  Sample rooms (or commercial tr*velcr«. Cen  t rally situated iu business portion of the ;city  Accommodation and dining room first clans. Convenient ;to tramway __niiinus and C P R depot  and steamboats Rates $i, 51.25 and $1.5*.  A. Vachon,      ....      Proprietor  Slot el Colonial  J. K. INSLKY, JYop.  U.,tes, $1.53 and $2.00 p«r day.  Special   .tuttion given   to Comi___.1  Travellers.  Cor. Mt/Kei sie slid Clarksou Sts.  New Westminster, _. C.  HOLBROOK HOUSE  NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  JAMES W. WELSH,. Proprietor.  Strictly first class.   Near Steamboat Landings  and Railway Station.     Farmers wiU find this s  convenient house to stop at when in the city.  T"  Hotel Leland  I_. Dowswell, Prop. Vancouver, B. C.  One block from C. IJ. R. Depot and Steamboat  wharves. Newly renovated uu'd re-modelled.  Rates, J1.50 to $2 per day.  Cor. Granville and HnstingsSt...   -   -   -   Tel. 14.  Surrey Hotel  SOUTH WESTMINSTER, B. C,  Mrs. K. George,  Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout.   First claas accam  modatioii.   Choice liquors aud cijara.  Good stabling: in attendance.  McRAE&Co  I  NEW WESTniNSTER, B. C.  A iull line of English and Irish  weeds and Fancy Trouserings always kept in stock.  are  indifferent to party and are led j if the  city  councils  opened   up   a  by the personality of the candidate?  Lord Halifax, says Macaulay in his  ijstory, sneered impartially at the  free employment bereau as is done  in Seattle, the balance would find  their level in safe custody.      Yictoria Terminal  Raiway & Ferry C°  Fruit   Growers  Send to us when you want  Fruit Paper. We have it cut  to proper size' for Plums and  Pears.  Give us your order also for  Butter Paper, Rubber Stamps,  books, stationery, and Wall  Paper.  Mackay & Southon  eolumfalsstfsst,        OT.W   WB_TM1*_TBR,J_C  & Company, Limited  Established 1862  HARDWARE MERCHANTS  Iron,   Steel,   Pipe  Fittings,   snd Shelf  Goods  Pe,.pohoBoV«3 Wharf Street, VICTORIA, B. C.  Always in Season |  The,  Suggestion   to   Buy    Home    Goods  WHEN THEY ARK THE  BltST   IN   Till'.   WORLD  tbe Brackrnan*Ker Cereals  Home Grown and Home Made, should have a place on   ypijr  Breakfast   Table.  ALL  GROCERS  ■1  au.—"■«■mmwr  The SHEAF CARRIER on the  THE  BINDER  is Light and Strong  It folds back from under the Sheaves when.  Dumping and unloads without damaging the heads of Grain.  E. Q. Prior j& Co., Victoria  >..j*»t»j«<.»j»...«*»*»}**.^.».;..«-»*«.»..;.'».♦*••••     ..•«i».»»;*,«*'Sv*'*I,,*y_"' ifr,» fr ».,fr _$ .,0 »\  The  >  A  THE PEOPLES'- POPULAR PAPER.  ■ I  «'8  I IM i Ml  leaving Victoria at 7 a. m., returning arrive! at  6*35p.m.     Arrives at Port Guichon it a. in.,  leaves on return at 3 p. m.  Trains between Cloverdale and New WettmitH  ster  nre governed   by time  card on the Great  Northern Railway.,  P. Clark  tSonoral Blamksmlth  Ladner, B. C.  First class  work.  Horseshoing  a specialty.  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year.  • ►.I  1  , .1  ■  1  To increase your Business insert an 'ad. in The Delta  News, it, reaches every household in Delta Municipality.  It contains all t}>je Local happenings of thg village ajad  district and no business firm  should,.neglect. tp have an s*d.  in it.  Butter Makers  Secure your parchment at Th«.  Delta News office. This stock-  of paper ib the btst in the.  province. You can get ib  either printed or plain. Whea  you need butter pap«r eall or  it ■     '.i ■  send to this office."  tbe Delta Hews, Ladner  1  « ► I  ■ .'      : :   .  ■:  Ilfmimi'i'k   and   Grant.  Sidney   Whitman   in   his   "Personal  ilt'iniuiseences   of   Prince   Bismarck.'  ■'•BiHmnrei^'s.Intim^tefriendship itvrlth  Motley, lhe 'liiatorian, Hs wall known,  He was also particularly attached to  George Bancroft, so that when it became a question of Bancvoft being recalled from bis post of United States  minister at Berlin Bismarck wrote specially to his friend Motley and begged  him to intercede with tbe president to  allow Bancroft to remain, and be did  remain.  "Bismarck told me that when General Grant came to Berlin he accompanied him to see one of the reviews at  the Tempelhofei- feld. Grant was not  well that day, nnd they had to drive  out in _ closed carriage. Grant looked  downcast and told Bismarck that it  worried him to think that he was to  meet the Prussian soldiers sitting cuddled up In a carriage like any ordinary  civilian. 'Never you mind that, General  Grant,' Bismarck said. 'You mr.y sit  here hidden from view, but our soldiers are well aware what sor; _■_ fighting man ia ln this closed carriage.' "  .4. Pack ul Cants.  Tl. ordinary playing cards of today  /are derived from a stick game supposed to have ori inated In this country. Fifty small st cks are a pack. The  "game" was originally for tlie player  to divide the sticks rapidly with bis  two bands, the opponent guessin.  which hand held the larger number.  Owners of sticks spent rainy days in  carving them. The Asiatics borrowed  tho game and carved more elaborate  counters out of ivory. Those with different carvings grew to have different  values. Arranging them in groups of  fours made it necessary to add two to  the original number. Then thin slabs  of ivory began to be used.  For centuries after this all playing  cards were hand painted, at first on  ivory or metal, afterward on cardboard. The pictures, at first legendary  heroes and ladies, gradually became the  fixed, wood faced caricatures we now  know, and these, coming back to America ln their westward journey around  the world, find our Pacific coast Indians still juggling the same kind of  sticks  their   forefathers  used.  _-___r r-  "■-■'■■: .-'    3   Und Be-a Tin're.  Editb-Oh, Ethel, what shall I do?  Jack says he supposes it's all over between us and that he'll send my presents back.  Ethe. (experienced)—Toll him to.bring  them.  A Parable ImpercukedL  Tbe parable of the wise man tv_»  .till- his house upon a rock und of the  other man who built on the sands wae  uttered before the "house with modern  .Improvements" had made its appearance or modern sanitary science had  been evolved. A rock foundation is unimpeachable for stability, but it may  be very bad when It comes to a matter  of drainage, whether it be for the disposal of sewage or of surface or ground  water. A cellar excavated in the rock  is usually a wet cellar, because the water leeches through the crevices and  seams in the rock, and it is both difficult and expensive to trench and drain  properly about the walls of a building  ito a medium so hard to excavate. To  _>e sure, If the rock drops away quick-  'dy on a sharp grade this difficulty may  *e altogether a minor one. A good  :gravel soil is one of the best to build  •upon in respect both to drainage and  to the stability of the house, and compact sand, if not subject to .the action  of runping witter. Is a most excellent  foundation and a thoroughly good mo-  «_i_m.  The Word "Star-nilon."  The word "starvation" was introdu.  ed into the English language by its  coiner, Henry Dundas, afterward Vis- ;  count Melville. It was originally used  by him in a speech in parliament on  the American debate in 1775 aud was  immediately caught up and applied to  himself in a political nickname, so that  he was known thenceforward as "Starvation" Dundas."  "I shall not," such was his declaration, "wait for the advent of starvation from Edinburgh to settle my judg- i  | ment."  Before the time of Dundas "starve," !  "starving," "starved" and "starveling" |  were in use, but hunger or famine rep-  resented the state of starvation.  Although this word lias now an es- 1  | tablished place in our vocabulary, it j  ; was   at  lirst   vigorously   opposed   by I  j many, nnd on just grounds, as of by- i  j brid formation.    The root "starve" is I  I old English, while the ending, "ation," |  is Latin.    It does not appear in any  : English dictionaries until the jcar IS09.  Life Is not bo short but that there ts  always time enough for courtesy.—  Emerson. _    __  ~ aiow.  TVabash—How long did it take you to  do that picture?  French Artist (proudly)—I am on-  gage upon eet for seex months!  Wabash—Just as I thought. Tou'.-  dead slow over here. Why, I've saw  fellers in Chicago turuiu' them things  out while ye wait.  no l)nn_er.  "Do yon think there is any danger of  America being dominnted by Europe?"  "No, sir," answered Mr. Meekton  with extraordinary emphasis; "not so  long as eminent Europeans continue to  marry American girls."  Her Answer.  "What kind of letter did your husband write when he was away?"  "He started 'My Precious Treasure'  nnd ended by sending 'love.' "  "How did you answer?"  "I started with 'My Precious Treasurer' and ended with 'Send me $20.'"  __>_S__._£.  g Eastern" _at.„osjbe Priz-s.'o'n  Fencing.  ,) _i"r, 49" fneh bi_ll, 70 tetits ;,.r r >T. mm  Jther Styles ami heights at like price..  J. G. WADE, Lazier.  To Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  in less room nt the top than Is  ly   supposed.    They   who are  .  !',,_    !   ,- Inrire.—Pucli.  An Impossibility.  I do not trust to luck, he said;  To thus accuse me is unjust.  1 never can be- thus misled;  I have no luck to which to trust  —Wast-lncto'n StM.  Humility  is the virtue nil  preach,  hone practices, and yet everybody is  content to hear.—Selden.  Insure your Stocks, Houses and  Barns 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 foi rates.  A W McLeod,  DISTRICT AGENT.  Office; Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 62.       New Westminster  Mind is that which perceives, feels,  fmncnibei's. nets and is conscious of  uiinllnued existence.  Short and Lonor ConrtSKlps.  Young ladies in Russia are not at all  •veriie to long engagements and u.e  all sorts of .artifices to stav^ oil tbe  wedding day its long ns poostbie. while  in fliam. wliej'e old maids are unknown,  as all girls marry, the recognized  ,lengt_ of an.engagement is one month'.  If a:i engaged man in the Argentine  Republic dallies beyond a reasonably  (time in lending his fiancee to the altar,  ihe is heavily jQned, and if a resident of  $be republic should fall to marry he Is)  ___._ until he reaches tho uge of  eighty. Iu no country in the world arp  courtships so abnormally long ns iu Bohemia, where engagements commonly  last from fifteen to twenty years. Ih  fact, there recently died at the age of  ninety-nine an old man who had been  (Courting for seventy-five years and wko  jtvas married on bis deathbed.  Deep Sea Flsli.  Great forests of seaweeds cover the j  ' bottom of tho ocean and reach from !  ■ the greatest depths to the surface.    In  ' these forests there is life more diversi-  I fled than in the primeval forests of the ;  1 tropics. Spiders aud wormlike animals  ! of enormous size, Infusoria:, crabs, sea  ! urchins, shells, crustaceans, starfish,  j turtles and millions of other living  •; things of all Kinds find their food in the  1 equally varied plant life of the deep j  ■ sea.  A curious circumstance connected  I with deep sea fish is that none of these  ! has ever been brought up alive. Ite-  . cent deep sea explorations reveal the  ' fact that the ocean still contains im- I  measurable treasures which await de-  ' velopment and  utilization   by  liuman  Inventiveness. The most fertile acre  j of  cultivated  laud is a sterile desert  compared with one acre of the surface  of the deep sea bottom.  Retentive.  Wantanno—What a memory yon  have! Did you ever forget anything in  all your life?  Duzno (after profound though _— Not  that   1   ean    remember  The average coffee tree ln Honduras  produces half a pound of beans.  A nig; Difference.  Madge— Don't you think a girl should  marry an economical man?  Dolly—I suppose so. but It's just awful being engaged to one.  And Rich as   -._:_.  "What is it that makea men great,  papa V"  "Persistent advertising, my son."—  Cle\ eland Plain Dealer.  A Marble Slab.  A writer in London Nuture describe*  a white marlile slab 2 inches thick and  35 by 70 inches, which is supported 60  st.no posts and sags in the middle  three inches out of level. It furnishes  (evidence that marble is in reality a  <lul,d of enormous viscosity. This has  sumo bearing on the question of the  frigidity of the rocks composing the  .rust of the earth and the gradual adjustment of the earth's contour under  gravity. The slab was pluced io I„  jjj-'.e.sejat position in 1S53.  Benson  In Lowly  Drains.  Uses know the time of day. Expert-  menters who feed them at a certain  time eo/efa day find that they make no  mistake In the hour.  The pigeons of St. Mark's, Venice,  can tell tourists, who feed them as a  matter of duty, from natives .who da  not. How? By their loitering? By  tftelr red guidebooks?  American horses driven without  "blinders" are said to bo leas liable to  fright than English horses which are  made to wear them.  Wet Shoe..  The usual—and tho wrong way—of  treating wet boots is to take them off  and put them on the fender or the radiator to dry. This method spoils the  boots. Too much heat cracks and 'hardens leather.  Another wrooag way Is to stand them  on their soles anywhere to dry.  The proper way is to place the boots,  soles upward, near enough to tbe fire  to dry slowly and properly, but not to  steam during the drying.  The soles should always be turned  upward, even when the boots are only  "Don't pn ..nd." People will catch  you nt It mid think less of you, and  they ililuk llitio enough of you now.—  Atchison (i!e 10.  Disappointed.  "Her marriage was a great disappointment to her friends."  "Indeed."  "Ob, yes. They all predicted it would  turn out -unhappily, and it didn't."  Things look dim to old folks. They  need have some young eyes n'lout 'em  to let 'em know the world's the same  -_ it us.d to lie.  a little wet, for this way enables the | you wll  The  Marks of Gcnlns.  "He has the stamp of genius on his  brow."  "Yes. Also the gloss of genius on his  .oat."  If you want a boy baby, don't let th*  stork know It. or It will bring a girl.  air to reach the wettest part of the  leather first.  find, by the way, that some  Hew Imposition.  Harris—Walters has been looking  pretty sad since his daughter got married, hasn't he?  Cott.ll—Yes. You seo, he bad no  sooner got his daughter off his hand!  fhan be found he would have to put  her husband «n his feet—Town and  Country.  Talcs* at His Word.  Hs (after marriage)—What! Yo_  have do fortune? You said over and  •ver again that you were afraid some  •M would marry you for your money.  She—Yes; and you said over aud over  ■tain that you would be happy with  ■• If I hadn't a cent Well, I haven't  • cent        Idle  Tulles,  Industry is the foundation of everything worthy, yet there are a great  many Idle people. An Idle man or wo-  Ban is a bad advertisement for any  community. Investigation will reveal  that it is the Idle people who engage  la bad scrapes.  The Colossnn of Rhodes.  The Colossus  of  Rhodes,   a  bronze j  statue, was 105 feet high. It was made  by Chares, who, aided by an army of |  workmen,  consumed  twelve years in  Its construction.    It remained in posl-  | tion in the harbor of Rhodes for sixty- I  six years and was thrown down by an j  earthquake B. C. 224.    It lay on the !  I ground 894 years aud was sold to a j  i Jew for old metal.   He carried away !  I 900   camel   loads,   or   about   720,000!  I pounds, of bronze. j  influence similar to the stork's has followed you in all your desires.—Atchison Globe.  ••Viva, is known ns "goose flesh" usually results from a low condition of the  system and is really, a slight chill. If  you have such attacks often, it would  be wise for you to consult a physician.  A Transposition.  Margaret—No, you cannot stay, love.  Your mother says it Is absolutely necessary for you to come home.  Elizabeth—Oh, dear! I sometimes  think that mother is the inventor of  necessity instead of necessity being the  mother   of   invention.  Remote Kin.  Kind Lady—How many are there in  the family beside yourself?  Little Amie — Four; mamma, papa,  sister and a distant relative.  "That is only three. The distant relative is not a member of the family."  "Oh, yes, he Is.   He is my brother."  "Your brother? Then he isn't a distant relative."  "Yes, ma'am; he is In the Philippines."  It Depended.  Judge (to witness)—You say you have  known the prisoner all your life?  Witness—Yes, your honor.  Judge—Now, in your opinion, do yon  think he could be guilty of stealing  this money?  Witness—How much was it?  Homicide.  "We cannot consider your story seriously," wrote an editor to au author,  "because you have killed your hero ln  the middle of it."  And the author replied, "I killed him  early because he made me tired."  Road the llsjna.  The Young Man—I have known foi  ■ long time past that you cared for me.  The Lady—Really!  How is that?  The Young Man—Prom the fact tbat  your people put themselves out of tbeli  J|vay to snub me.  Subordinate.  Mr. Byrnne Coyne—Ah, sweetest one,  may I be your captalu aud guide your  bark down the sea of life?  Mrs. Berrymore (a widow)—No, but  you can be my second mate.  Would Avoid the Trouble.  "I suppose you'd like to be wortb a  million dollars?" she suggested.  "No, mum,"" replied the tramp. "It  'ud be too much trouble lookln' after  the money. All I want Is that some  feller what's worth a million dollars  shall provide fer me."  He was engaged to be married, and  every one knows how the engaged map  talks when he gets a friend corner*"'.  "She is the loveliest and best girl that  ever lived," he asserted.  "Sure?" Inquired the friend.  "Sure! Of course I'm sure. You don't  doubt it, do you?"  "Certainly not," replied the friend  hastily, "only"—  "Only what?"  "Oh, I suppose It's all right, but I'd  like to introduce you to Dobley."  "Who's Dobley?"  "Oh, another friend of mine Who  told me yesterday that he was engaged  to the loveliest and best girl that ever  lived, and I'd like to have you two get  together and settle the matter."  PLAIN TALK.  We are able to back up every  assertion we make. We stand  ready to furnish you tbe best of  everything in the LIVERY line,  Just as we sav welwillSm  We also have better facilities  hauling and handling freight  than any others in this vicinity.  When in need of a first-class livery rig'call on.us. ...;_____  a Fashion  Stables". .%  _______  Wm. Alexander,  _______ Proprietor.  'Phone, 20    g|       Ladner.  B. C.  _/» F.  _   .-__!_  _.--.   __._-.    ______   _  —DEALER IN—  Bicycles,  Farm   Implements,  Hardware, etc., Coal, Coal  .,_, Oil and  Gasoline.  Agent for the McCormick and  the Deering Machines and  Binder Twine.  Manufacturer   of Wooden   Bumps  All Kinds of Repairing, Farmers S a!e..  Auctioneer.  USE  .»"-"""■  ~T  "Thsy Enrioh the Earth."  VICTORIA CHEMICAL CO.  W. J. BRANDRITH, AGENT,  LADNER, B. C.  C. P. N. Co.  TIME TABLE  NEW     WES'l'MINSTER-STEVESTON  ROUTE.  Steamer Transfer, leaves New West-  minster at 2 p.m . daily, except  Sunday, leaves Steveston Monday, 7 a.m., Friday 6 a.m. SatAir-  day, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6 p.m., calling at Fraser River landings dotween New Westminster and Steveston.  VICTORIA NEW  WESTMINSTER  ROUTE.  S.S. Princess Louise leaves Victoria  Tuesdays and Fridays at 7 a.m.  Leaves New Westminster Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 a. m.,  calling   at  Mnyne,   Steveston   and  Guichon.  NEW  WESTM WS T ER-CHILLI WACK  ROUTE.  S.S. Beaver leaves Now Westminster  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at S a.m. Leaves Chilliwack  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m., calling at I-_ser  River landings between New  Westminster and  Chilliwack.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVER ROUTE.  S.S. Charmer leaves Victoria daily nt  1  a.m.    S.S.  Charmer leaves Vancouver daily at  1:15 p.m.  All   steamers   from   Vancouver    sail  from C.I'.R. wharf.    The Company reserves   the   right    of   changing   tims  table at  any  time    without   nolillea-  tion.  For full particulars as to time,  rates, etc., apply to nearest agent, or  to  JAMES SCLATER,  Vancouver   Depot   and   428   Hastings  street, or to  J. W. TROUF,  Manager,  Victoria.  B. J. COYl__,  A est. Gen. Pass Kg\  Vanc«s»»__  H. A. TREEN, AGT., WESTMINSTER.  They J#aa. © Style  Fit-Reform  garments are noted  for   style,  fit   ,_._$  finish.  Each part of tha garment is made 'by skilful afl.1  specially trained tailors.  In this respect Fit-Reform is superior to many cus»  torn tailors, and you .make a saving pf .about .half .._*  cost.  Suits and Overcoats $10 to $30.  Trousers $3, $4, $5 and £6.  Agencies from Cape    reton to British Columbia.  Tit'Reform Wardrobe  333 Hastings Street, VANCOUVER, BC.  Mail orders promptly attended to.   Self-measurement blamkt  and samples on application.  .   -♦♦•H->T--T .■+.•♦*♦ ••_»♦.-_>♦•>-•«  Delta Transfer Stable  LADNER, B. C.  SINGLE ANDjpOUBI.E RIGS AND SADDL* HO__Mi  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team Work Done at Specially Low  _p  I  * JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  A  -f- Telephone "I,adner" No. 10.  $_»♦ * t -1'»■!■■♦ 'I- f -H+♦ ■!• t •!• ♦ * .->+-.■■ .• ♦ * **■.  -_»  If you want first class work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE  New Method Steam Laundry  NEW  WESTMINSTER,  L. Clfford, Agent, - - Ladner  Leave Laundry on Monday and  it will be returned  on   Saturday  Gents clothes cleaned and pressed.     Blankets and Curtains a specialtjr.  1  Call at the Old Stand lately occupied by P. Clark.  First class work. Your patronage solicited.  W. H. TAYLOR,     -     -     PROP.  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY  B. C—Noted Brand.  PHOENIX—With Eagles.  OLD SPORT—Always Reliable,  B. WILBERG _. CO. kkw w_.8TIH3____, 1. C  P. O. BOX Mi.  Special Sale of  Dress  9  Goods  Fifty pieces Fany Dress Muslins, regular prict 35m  Special sale-price, yard  Black" Grenadines,38°regular^|price,    $u      Spe__4  sale price _.j  BlackfGrenadines, regularjlpricejj-!.     Special   m]_  _□_-__:    _H_fe-_M-i  pnee ,..     ______ WLm  $125  ChG5._lStcvcr_5or\&Q)  Corner Hastings and Richards Streets  VANCOUVER,  :..». ^.v\.».-   .■»*.. oryx THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY JULY n, 1903.  LOCAL -NEWS.  J. L. Waddell ot Vancouver  visited the Delta this week. i  A shipment of Peaches, Apricots,  a;:d Plums today.    Cilv Bakery,  isne/fmen  1 /  IICIUUll  H. G. I<ivingstone of Vancouver  w__ in Ladner last Saturday.  Miss N. Markland of the Royal  City is visiting at Mrs. H. J. Kirk-  land's during the holidays.  Councilor T E Ladner returned  from San Francisco last Saturday.  J4rs. Ladner arrived the previous  day.  A New Westminster subscribe*  writes: " Herewith please £i.d  ene dollar to pay for your good  "newspaper—The Delta News."  Straw-  City  Raspberries,    Cherries,  Wrri-s   and  New   Honey  >*kery.   Lost.—A chatelaine bag, coi ■•  (lining a small »um of mo.iey, cu  "Wednesday evening between the  Agricultural Grounds aad Ladner.  .Finder please rtturn to „the Delta  News office,  SPECTACLES ! Spectacles !  fpectacles! Why pay exorbitant  'prices for tkem. We test your  eyes free ol charge and guarantee  'the lenses. No fit, no pay. Spectacles from 50 cents to $5. Try us  and be convinced, F. J. MacKen-  'zie. Druggist.  Now aud then a little beer is relished by the beat of men. It should  be, however, none but Nels Nel-  'sou's brew. We endeavor to pre  vent people from drinking anything  else by furnishing at all times to  'all our patrons the very best brew.  'Premier Lager Beer can be had  jby 'phoning 7-5. Nels Nelson, the  Westminster Brewery.  U. S- Folding military beds let  camping. Verandah chairs and  folding ...impchairs for summer use  at W. E. Fales Furniture arnd Carpet En poriuin, Columbia s'.rett,  New- Westminster.  CHURCH    NOTICES  CATlK'l.TC  Reverend Fatber Ivlm. Peytaym,  O.M. I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a m.  METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 11  a. m.and 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath School at 2 p m every  Sunday. Prayer meeting every  Wednesday eveuing at 7.30.  A N   Miller, pastor  ST. Andrew's fs.msbytek.ia_.  Service^ next Lord's Day at 3 p.m  Sabbath School at 2 p m     Midweek meeting ou   bursa, y evening  at 7:30 o'clock  Thomas Oswald, minister.  baptist church.  Service Sunday evening at 7:30  o'clock.    Duncan Welsh, preacher.  The Delta Hotel  LADNER, B. C  Rates: $1 to $2 per day. Sample  room and stabling accommodation. J. H. BUSOSTOW;  Proprietor.  Arc vou aware that we l.„-;g the sole agency for the  best Leather Fisherman's Hip Bocts ever sold in this  country. Call and select your pair before they are all  gene.    Every pair guaaanteed waterproof.  Sold only by  VV, E.SINCLAIR, MiaSfcSfclHi)  m;  H. N. HIGH,  LADNER, B. C.  Notary Public, Auctioneer,  Estate an_ Insurance Agent.  $W,OOQ io  advance on  Mofigetgosa  I ..chafing Agent  Brackman-Ker . 'IHHng Co. Ltd.  ■«* __-_._._.. __^.*._n._ __.__.__  {'I  ••••  t  f  f:  lit inm ni |  1  J. HENLEY   I  NEW WESTMINSTER,    '■-'■  B. (..  inuf-eturers of all kind- ot  77? 05. LEWIS,  Ul Abbott Street, VANCOUVER, B.C.  All kinds ol I'ro luce ha idled on  commission  Telephone 3-0-7.  j. our nicest s-hirts will be pleasing if you send them to us to be  Haundried. We recognize the worth  pi"'first class work on your linen,  tares wear and worry. You need  1 not feel concerned about the care  we give the work we do. It will  stund for us anywhere and any day.  ^New Method Steam Laundry, New  ^Westminster; lecal agent, L- Gilford, Ladner.  1 Where Labor was Sweet.  Not many young ladies in Canada can boast of having cut the entire crop of their .ather's farm.  '   The two young daughters of Mr.  George Wells can do so, however.  Mr. Wells' farm is situated one  mile south of Wellwaod Station on  the famous Carberry plains. He  'cultivates 320 acres.  Owing to scarcity of help, Miss  Edfe and Miss Emma Wells volunteered to drive their father's Massey-  Harris binders through the harvest  As a result of their efforts, Mr.  Wells was the first farmer on the  plains to finish cutting.  1 How much ofthe spirit of Cana la  and Canadians' thete is in thi«=!  This is the spirit which is steadily  bringing our fair natioa to the fore.  ' One of Mr. Wells! Massey-Harris  binders is six'and the other four  jears old. and Mr, Wells asserts  only seventy:fiye cents worth of repairs have been"p*t on them up to  date, and that the binder first  bought Is'good'for fire years yet, to  {lay nothing of the youager one.  Fha__berlain!s Colic, Cholera and  '   I*,!   Diarrhoea Remedy.   .  .. i     '        .  The uniform success of this remedy has niade it i^be most popular  preparation in use for bowel com  ilaint's.'  It iS everywhere recogniz-  id as the one1 -remedy 'that can always be "depended upon and that is  pleasant to ttke.     It is especially  valuable ! for  summer diarrhoea in  Children  and  is  undoubtedly the  means of saving the lives! of a great  jaany   children   each   year.    For  salt by F. J. MacKenzie.  Su.   - .  FOR SALE  One   Deering   Binder   in   good  order.  A. De R. .Taylor.  Ladner, B. C.  A M  l Soda Water, Ginger  Ale and Summer  Drinks.  Your patronage solicited  ,- _  ^..j.....*..«..j«.»..j«.«.>j_».»j_«.«i«.».»j_o.»j«^.<*».«..*«  Horse Goodsl f  Our   H_meS3 and   Horse  Vurnishings  h_.ve long proved reliable, and they are  ^ built not only for style but we»r.  RE. AIK1MQ A SPECIALTY.  ,. huqh Mcdowell, t  * l.ADMER, B. C.  ^_».)^»^^.)^.«.^.^.>^^J4*.5^.»._?'»-.^-»'  FRANK J. ROWLAND,  Conveyancer, Notary  Public, General Insurance, Real Estate.  Steveston, ::: B. C.  #«®«3»©o® _$©©©£. •©«>_'•«•_>•  •©•©•O* _>•©»©•©•-.«<-•_•©  9  _      «  GROCERIES,  TINWARE, QRAN1T-  WARE, _tc.: Etc.  1   .VI ill 1 ./III,'  t Gurney Foundry Co.'s Stoves 1  . ———  Just received  a full   line   of  <>DOD'S MIXED   PAINTS  in  all Shades,    None better.  ____•»/_.______ ______ __.»_*■%_►  ill I]  mil DAILY UN  Service between  Seattle and  the East  FINEST  AND   FASTEST  TRAINS  Tickets at lowest rates to  European, Eastern and Kootenay points,  Leave Westminster 10 a.m.  Arrive       " 3:30 p.m  D. P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NEW   WESTMINSTER,  B. C  f $16.50 for Bedroom Suite$i8.50  ? Springs $2.50 each and up  • Mattress $3 each and up  75 cent Ai Chair worth $1  others from 60 cents and up  $15 for Sideboard worth $18  $7.10 Extention Table worth $9;   55 cents Elegant Tapestry  Carpet worth 65 bents per yard  Our Store Is full of Bargains.   Gall and inspect our Stock.  9 Lee's   Furniture Emporium §  Dupont Block, New Westminster, B. C.  • ~ 8  • Dupont Block, New Westminster, B. C. ©  *•••••••••••••••••••••• •ft»Q«_>«. •••••©•©•©•©•_  . oi i in 1  W  N DRAPER,  PROVINCIAL land surveyor  Room 5, nilsrd Block, New Westminster.  THE    DELTA   CANNERY   SITE,   LADNER  .  being an excellent Locution for Saw Mill,  Coal  an.  Wood  Yard,   Shipping and General  Warehouses.  The undersigned will receive up to Tuesday,  July 14th, at 8 p. m., tenders for the above desirable property consisting of about 5 seres of  land, together with Buildings and Whnrf thereon. Further particulars of which may be .obtained ou application to  II. N. RICH,  Ladner, B. c.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  If you are interested in Bookkeeping, Shorthand, Typewriting or Banking, you should send  for inlormation as to courses aud tuition rates.  Both will please you.  VANCOUVER  BUSINESS  COLLEGE,  LT'D.,  I". O. Box 514. Vancouver, B. C.  Jewelry  Brooches, Ghain3,  &uff Links, Etc.  Ready for you to Pick  and Watches  Large and small.    Good time  keepers.    Inspection invitecL  ANDREW CLAUSEN  Ladner, B. C.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NOTICE.  Voters' Lists  All vours lists in use up to th* 16th June inst.,  have be-in cincelled, and it is necessary to reregister. Fo'ms of application may be had and  sworn to st any post office, or on application to  the undersigned.  SIDNEY A. FLETCHER,  Collector of Voters for City of New Westminster,  Dewdney,   Delt_t  and   Richmond   Electoral  Districts.  New Westminster, B. C, 19 June 1903.  DELTA ELECTORAL DISTRICT.  VTOTICE is hereby given tli.it I thall, on Mon  day, the 31st day of A.ignst, A. D., 1903, at  the hour or in o'clock la the forenoon, at the'  Co«rt House in the City or New Westminster, E.  C, hold a Court of Revision of the Register of  Voters to be prepared by me under the provisions ofthe 11 Redistribution Act, 1902,".and ofthe  " Provincial Elections Act."  Date 1 at Ne.' Westminster, B. C, the 23rd day  of June, A, D., 1903.  S. A. FLETCHER,  Collector of Voteis, Delta Electoral District.  MUSIC  Mrs. Plewes, Music Teacher. Terms on application.  Dance music supplied.  Ladner, B. C.  iinn I..I..H.I--  3009 WESTMINSTER ROAD.  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons.  .   .  HOME GROWN AND .IMPORTED .  1  GARDEN FIELD AND FLOWER SEEDS.  Bee Hives and  Supplies.   .   .   . Wholesale  and Retail.  Call and examine'our stock and !makc your selection for Spring planting. CATALOG FREE.  M.  J,   HENRY,  Vancouver - »        B. C  ■H4fH"l'.'H'l'T .•H'+.'-H'-H'f  Advertise in The NEWS  ITWILL PAY YOU  __  (Westminster Branch)  Time Table  Cars leave Westminster for Vnncouver at 6 a.m.  and hourly thereafter until 9 p. in.; Saturdays  and Sundays at 10 p.m.  Cars leave Vnncouver for Westminsters at 7  11. m. and hourly thereafter until 10 p. m.; Saturdays and Suudays al 11 p.m.  FREIGHT  CARS.  We run first-class freight cars between Westminster and Vancouver and all shipments are  handled with the utmost enre and delivered to  consignee without delay. Special attention paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagons meet all boats  and trains. For rates, etc. apply to  D   A. SHILES, F. R. OLOVFR  Traffic Mgr. Local Mgr.  Westminster, B. C  OWNS THIS   SPACE  Watch  It  A NEW LINE OF t  LADIES BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS t  LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR |  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS ?  i  !  *    FRESH  X  4*  t  _  GROCERIES ;-: EVERY i. WEEK   -AT   sons  »-•.-H .•■.'I-f<H*H-•♦-*♦-'♦-'♦ i,■ VI-f-frjM-♦ 'I*♦ ,■ f■!■ ♦ fr»«i-♦ -"f-M*  This is the name of our new  LOGGERS BOOT put in stock today. They are made  of the best grade of French Calf with the finest Oak Soles  and are Handmade throughout. They will cost you $6 a  pair.    Money can't buy a better boot.  We have secured the agency for these goods  WM. JOHNSTON, ft |  iiii  I SHORT  Contractors  and Builders  LADNER, B. C  NOTICE.  Owing to the old voters' list having been cancelled, it is absolutely  necessary for all parties to re-register. Forms can be obtained at the  town clerk's office.  N. A. McDIARMID.  Loudens Hay  Carriers  Loudens Hay  Forks  Flexible Wire  Rope, Blocks  and Tackle  R. F. ANDERSON A CO  NEW WESTMINSTER, B C.  Corner Front and 6th : treets  Always in Season  The   Suggestion  to   Buy    Home    Goods  WHBN THEY ARE THE  BEST   IN   THE   WORLD  tbe Brackman-Ker Cereals]  Home Grown and Howe __ade, should have a place ou your  Breakfast   Table.  ALL      GROCERS  MEN'S WOOL SOX, 2 PAIR FOR 25c  44 GREY OVERALLS, 50c a PAIR  44    BLACK BIB OVERALLS, 50c a pair  <..«.<.....;._..;..^.j.«..j..^.j. ,_;..«.^...<i.».^... .*.;_o_>.».»y»_j_»_^-_>.»_5  ♦  T  :  I  f  f  f  t  a ♦<_^_«hj«*^»->»4m».-<«_mJh»_Jh«.^h». ^_j»-_;_«_>.«i.ifr.».4>.».i^»i»ii^i>i^„ti.^ »,}, „^ I  *_fc_i -«.%«.%. _ _ _«^«. ___k_t__ •__ ._».  J. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street   ;-;     New Westminster,  I  aci»W':y'.*,iX'*i_(|»,_^^  _HK  tbe Delta tiews, Ladner  THE PEOPLES' POPULAR PAPER  Hi    ^ ";in-"  »w~w,? ** * x<«-y"0_ -jK^'y ■ y. SM^y^fJ

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