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Array _  J_2-  NEWS  :■•>:.  I  Vol. 2. No. IS.  LADNER, B C, SATURDAY,   HAY -0, 1903.  B  I  ft  ____E_________S_____s^a|  $1.00 a yeir  __        «*—am_____  Coveirun>ent Defeated by  Two, and Prior Threw  Over Two Colleagues.  iMdnnes Goes it Alone.  "The Prior Government was defeated by a direct want of confidence,  motion on Wednesday,. (  The vote was taken on Col.  Prior's mdtien fto adjourn. Ayes  H5, noes 117. CBbe latter included  JR. McBride and ex-JRiemier Duns-|  sinujr. (The Premier immediately  •admitted the result as want of cou-  _dence in-histGoirernmentand promised to <ask the Lieutr-Govern&r  tto dissolve iParliament.  Before this took place Col. Prior  announced that he had called upon  ithe -Utontey'Gtineral ana* the .Minister ot Lands to resign, which  they had 'dotte -under ^protest, .«sj  -the-finding of -the selest Gocnmitteei  had hotibeen announced. '  The Premier also  informed   the  ..House that the Provincial Secretary  liad also tendered .his  resignation.  Hon. W.-Mclnnes,gave as his rea-y  ■■ : X  ■ '■'- '■ m"'   ■.'.'•' .  '•' '  son for this step  his   opinion   that  -the Government-no longer.possessed  Hhe confidence of the country.  Motions of adjournment,.movedj  % R- McBride and Jos. .Martin,1  -the latter failing to get.a seconder,  -fell through and tbe.general opin-|  ton seemed-to bctbat there should  -be an appeal to the -constituencies,  -en.party lines.  Later on the Treasurer announc-  »ed his resignation. Hon. J. D.;  Prentice followed.this by-a tirade  «of abuse on his late colleague, D.  -M. Eberts, andthe latter's partner,'  "Taylor, for which he was called to  «©rder.  That two .ministers shonld forsake the Premier after be had preJ  ^maturely sacrificed two others to  save himself-was a .piece of poetic  Justice.'  Tbe select committeeTinanimous-  ly censure-the Government for suppression of facts -and consider tie  ■C. P. R. hare no redress. They  found that the government answer^  ed questions during the 1002, session pertinent to the matter not in  -accordance with the real facts.  iFurther, in a return- called for last  .day they failed to refer to a numVer  of letters which were clearly official,.  ..altbcaigli marked "personal." They  ^condemned bill-No. 37 ^and ufheld  ■ _ill No. 16, which, with the ordtr  in council, were stepsttaken-in tke  2public interest.  'On   Thursday the   Government  suffered anotber-defeat on -tbe pre-;  diet's motion ;-to go   into ; supply.  Tbe ayes Were' 16 a nd the 1 noes 19,  ,Wells jand, Mtf.wes -sb*j JS*with. the  ;tnajority.  ;. During? the' debate- «m' themiojbion  to  go   into   committee -of supply  JohnXJiiver caUed.atte.mJon to '-he  p_iut that bat two ministers existed  iu tbe Cabinet, which should con-"  tiiin six. He watfted to know who  was going to carry on the affairs of  •the country lor these four months  that it was .proposed to carry on  business. _He then took up tbe  -Columbia & Western matter. He  said that the investigation had reelected upon every member of the  'Government, including the Finance  Minister. The premier had seea  fit to call for the resignation of two  of his ministers and a third had  resigned of his own volition. The  first minister one year ago was  aware of all the facts which Jie now  had in his possession. 'Why did  the premier postpone dismissing  these ministers? The premier was  not to be entrusted with tbe affairs  of the country. Mr. Martin interjected that this was a question for  the Governor, Oliver said it was  a matter for the House. They had  no need to vote supply to a minister  vwho. was not considered worthy  of it.   A Ladner man' iu an interview  with a Victorian journalist said that  the capital would likely benefit  every largely from -the new ferry  connect:,,,; uy way oi Sidney. Several lower Fiaser farmers were over  theie on Monday and were of opinJ  ion that Victoria was much more  preferable to visit than Vancouver-  The .ports at Steveston ion Victoria iDay 'were -well patronized  from this side, the Transfer making  a 'special trip. The 'Ladner band  was inaUendance and contributed  to the general enjoyment. Our  ■local sportsmen \were" represented  by P. Ripeuger and J. Jordan, who  each had a horse entered for the  raiing events.  ir in  Considers Two Blacks  Mak_ One White, <-and  Quotes Chamberlain's  Precedent   in Defence.  Another select committee is now  at work dealing with a charge  niede by Smith Curtis agaiast Col.  Prior ofl__ving improperly received  a Government contract for his firm,  E. G. Prior & Co., in connection  with the Chimney creek bridge.  Engineer Gamble had submitted  four tenders to tbe Premier who  requested that his firm should be  allowed to tender. The witness  told Prior as a friend it was scarcely  proper forthat firm to tender, and  further that it was not specially capable of handling tbe supplies wanted. On his return from Bella  Coola he found a tender in from  Prior ■•_; Co. for $170 lower than  the "lowest "tenderer, although he  had not asked tlaetn 'to tender.  Col.iPrior in -his evidence -quoted  tbe example 6f'the Chamberlains j  in.London and -admitted that he  was:the owner of 60 per -cent, of  the stock -in ^Prior-:& Co., Limited.  The evidence is still proceeding.  Mrs. R. L. Reid of Westminster,  spent last Saturd-ay visiting at F.  J. MacKenzie's.  Frank Sutherby and his bride  are expected back by this morning's  steamer from Victoria.  II  F. W. Welsh, one of Vancouver's  business men was in Ladner Wednesday on a business trip.  Adelburt Oliver leftjoriThursday  for the jSxeena river to join the  Oceanic cannery as foreman.  The corporation piledriver left  for John Weaver's place ' yesterday  where a granary1 is to be erected.  Andrew Clausen advertises a  first class consignment of clocks  aad watches.    Inspection   invited.  C. H. Smith, telegraph operator  and express agent at Soda'' Creek,  was in town for a short time week  on a visit to his'brother-in-law, Dr.  King.   Wm. Alexander has been busy  tbe past week unloading and hauling sixty cords of _re wood to the  Delta creamery.  U _._.•_  II  chicken, lemon pie or dished either  went astrdy or were lost, on tke  contrary.-soaie baskets were untouched—sd bountiful was the supply.  Delta Residents Makiiig  Arrangements for Celebration on that Day.  Baseball Match.  As it has been decided to celebrate the King's birthday on the  26th June throughout the British  dominions, instead of November,  which is an unsuitable month, a  meeting of 'Ladner residents was  held at C. F. Green's office on  Tuesday evening to consider the Ider the aUsP'<*s of St. Andy's  -best-way of celebrating^'the   event.! Presbyterian Church, the procaeds  L, Giffofd was voted to the chair | amounting to $70.  and C. F. Green acted as secretary  CANADIAN ENTERTAlHfcRS.  On Thursday evening tbe resl»  dents of Ladner were entertained  to a grand ntusl'cal''treat in the  Town Hall by Miss Isabel'3_err arid  Miss Queeuie -VMcCoy, the '!Cas-  adian Entertainers." The 1 performers showed prdficiency and the  numerous items on > the programme  were frequently edCQTed a„d everyone in attendance thoroughly-appreciated the musical talents], arid  the rendering by the young ladies,  and if tbey return again to Ladner  will be sure of having a large as-  dience.  The entertainment was held   un-  Mrs. De Veulle ot Victoria spent  a few days at the'Wellington cannery, visiting with her daughter,  Mrs. Herbert Macktin.  The following were appointed a  managing commJttee: R Moffit, J  Green, P "Shirley, -W II Livingstone, W Kirkland, and the chairman.  It wasvresolved to hold sports  and. general celebration on 26th  June on the Delta Agricultural So-  STRIKE   GAS.  Professor Odium tells the Wortd  that he has struck <oil—or rather  gas—at Steveston. About tweWfc  years ago, he says, pools of water  on Lulti Island were kept in a sttitft  of perpetual motion aud it Was  found that the gas ignited from a  match.   Last year a company was  The Reeve has received report of  a robbery of fishing gear which  _ j took place at Steveston during tbe  Victoria Day celebration. Eleven  nets and several boxes of lead lines  were rem wed from a store shed.  So far there are no clues to tke  culprits, but 'the police have the  nutter in kand.  At tbe last meeting of the Delta  'Lodge No. 21, Independent Order  of Odd-fellowsion Wednesday a past  grand master's collar was raffled  for. The prize, which is valued at  5J17, was worn by Bro, James Kelson, 45 being the lucky number.  The business ..flairs of the late  Wm. Block's estste are being settled  up by.H. N. Rich, who was given  charge a few weeks ago. The  estate amounted to $3,000, which  has been apportioned to the  legatees.  Assistant General Manager F. E  Ward, of the Great Northern, and  party has arrived at New Westminster by special train and is expected  to c-me oyer the Cloverdale branch  during his visit.  LOCAL ITEMS.  Mrs. 'Bert Beadleston of Point  Roberts is visiting relatives in  Ladner.  ciety's grounde,   reach member of  ~~ ~ ~" I the committee, to be, provided with j formed and a gasometer erected. It  Considerable road work is being >l3 subscription list'to report at the' is proposed to extend the opera-  done throughout the municipality ^^ m -^ ^ at ^ 1 tions by piping gss^ Vancouver-  by road foreman'Ormiston. About! 'which is hardly Hn "fleed of any  eighteen teams are engaged   haul. same Place at 8:30 p. m. j ^^   ^   ^^   ^.^    ^  ing gravel. *l was a'so decided to communi  -—-———-—— < cate with- the Ladner -baseball club  John Oliver, M. P. P.—the   po-.. and   endeavor 'to   arrange   for   a  litical hero of the hour-was at his J matcb on that day wkh   . ^ng  from   New Westminster   or  home.'Bayside, for a few   days  for.  Hay is selair?g at $15 and $16 a  ton in the cities, while oats are  $26 ver ton.  Duncan Welsh, divinity student,  will hold service at tbe Baptist  church tomorrow evening.  J. Jordan's horse, Stormont  Junior, came in second in each race  for trot or pace, $150 purse, at the  Jockey Club meet in Vancouver  last Saturdav.  Mrs. J. W. Allen and Miss M. J.  H. McKee of Belfast, Ireland, the  daughter and granddaughter of  Mrs. McKee, arrived on Monday  and will remain at Rosetta for three  months.  a well earned rest after  his  mentary labors.  parlia-  gas it is an easy step to petroleum,  so thinks tire professor.  TRAMWAY  SERVICS.  H. Brooks, foreman at the B.C.  Cannery, near 'Westminster, had  the tip of his second linger on both  hands cut off by a canning machine  theffrst of the week.  Among   the   proposed    electric  elsewhere.     It   was   thought   the j ra:i,v  track would not be suitable for  bicycle races.  The drafting of a programme was  deferred until the lists > had been  completed as they would only have  the donations and gate money to  reckon on for prizes.  The meeting then terminated.  THI^-MUSEUMS  Many visitors to the  Capital on  With reference* to the advertisement calling'for tenders in another  column it should be noted that  offers are invited for the purchase  of the lot  itself,   about. 20 acres—  not only for the timber thereon—as j Victoria Day were disappointed on  stated in last week's issue. | finding   tbat    the    Museum   was  —. —  ! closed.    Considering tbat   it   is   a  According    to    the    resolution! Provincial   institution    and    that  passed at the last meeting   of  the | country folk seldom have an oppor-  directors tunitV of enjoying   treasures  and  curios   therein   one   would    have  Agricultural    Society s  of  the dates   of    our   exhibition  shall fall on tbe Friday and Satur-I t*W*t that arrangements  could  day   before    New   Westminster's.  A quie. wedding too'* place at St. Mary's, Sap-  perto , on Saturday lust, the rector, Rev. Wm  Bell, being the officiating clergyman. Miss  Ursala ott was married to Geo. T. llaker, ol Ladner. B r. and and Mr*. Albert Marsh were the  wltJfSslng luasts. The happy couple left for  ▼ictor 1 after the ceremony and returned to  their t* home In Chilluhthan street en Tuesday evening.  \ Miss-W. H. Siddall and Mrs. H.  J". Kirkland attended the ('.invention of tbe lipworth J.t.igi.e at  Westminster this weeic a; '.idegates  frutn Ladner.  The summer time table for the steamer Transfer will likely go into efTect on the first of the  month, leaving Weatminster at j p >..  James Knox, who was well  known on the Delta, died at his  residence near Steveston on Tuesday last. He came-to this colony  in '75 from Scotland and was 67  years of age. In his younger days  he was engaged in mining but latterly had devoted his time to ranching.  The Delta show will take place  on  25th and 26th September this year.  The McRobie Fire Extinguishing  Co. gave a practical working test  of their twin cylinder fire engine  at Steveston last night. As Ladner  is at present at the   mercy of  the  have been made to meet the wishes  of the public on occasions of this  kind. In most countries public  institutions scoYe their record attendance On high days atld holidays.  EMPIRE DAY.  The East Delta picnic on Empire  On Monday there were about 80  passengers on the Victorian to Sidney and the pleasure of their trip  was enhanced by a race with the  Charmer which was met off the  Fraser. The latter boat was passed  and the excursionists reached Victoria an hour ahead of the all sea  route travellers.  fire element, should a conflagration ; Bay was a very enjoyable affair in  break out, a similar exhibition this j-spite ofthe rain. Over fifty crossed  side of the Fraser would be of  in- '■ t0   Blackie   Spit   in the boats and  terest.  Mr. and Mrs. Hagan and three  children of Pendleton, Oregon, arrived on Tuesday morning on a  Visit to their sister, Mrs. P. T.  Gibbie of Gulfside. Mr. Hagan  who is a large wheat grower in  Oregon reports crops there looking  very thin and poor owing to the  cold backward season and want of  rain, the worst season so far that  they have had for years.  spent the rainy part of the day in  Mr. Gordon's barn.  Boxing being one recreation in  which Mr, Oliver, M. P. P., essayed to take part, but some decided  that discretion is the better part of  valor, to the great amusement of  the youngsters. The Eastonians  won the baseball match the score  was 10 to 2.  The return trip was made between seven and eight and everyone   returned   home   happy — no  ay bran.h lines in this distrfct  which-are spoken of is   one  froim  New Westminster across theFraSfcr  River bridge tot _,adner*i and then**  southeast   lo ;Hhe i boundary '■ line.  Officials of the r'British '"Colnmbi*  Ele-tric liuilway to. are   .onsi__r-  ing it, "but nothing  has yet beeta  decided.   Acting General Masager  R. H. Sperling of Vancouver, aid  Local   Manager F. -R. Glover _4ll  likely make an ' inspection   of   the  proposed route today.  The death took place a few days  ago of Mrs. Bowen, tbe wife bfl_  farmer at East Delta, after a short  illness. Tbe deceased only ca_W»  here about a month ago from ftp  country. Much sympathy is felt  for the widower and his:motherless  childien. The funeral took' plate  at Boundary • _»ay on Wednesday,  the Rev. Oswald officiating.  David Walker and wife and Mrs.  Coon, of New Westminster, and  James Walker of NewVork, spent  Wednesday in Ladnet as guests of  their brother A. Walker.  Councilor Embree has sent hit  threshing machine to Vartcduveif  for repairs. It was placed on a  large scow and towed by the  steamer Stranger.  W. J. Brandrith, secretary cf tht B. C. .fruit  Growers Association, had the misfortune to hart  his leg broken at the ankle last evrlinj Mfm  kick from a horse, at his farm, about six miles  from town. The. injured tr&n was attends- by  Dr. King and is now resting easily.  The Ladner cornet band will  hold an open air concert on Wednesday evening.  J. Mason, Gulfside, visited the  Terminal City this week. the delta news, Saturday, may 3o, 1903.  THE DELTA NEWS  Published kvkry Sattjroav.  Subscription, $KO0 per yea  ADVERTISING RATKS.  Casual Advertisement1;,  io c?nt- n^r line  fj  the first iBSertkm, uiid sieuls per Hue fur each, , ,   .       .  •nbsequent insertion.     The   number   oT   lines   \vhell they COUKl   be ill the _ai!CtS 0!  reckoned by lhe space occupied, li Unci lo the I  'nek.  __  business house. Why should le'-1 On Rfpnday last penny postage  ters from Surrey Centre to Clover- came into effect from Canada to  dale for instance or iroui  Steveston (Australia.    Victoria Day saw   tbe  comyleticn  oi   Hie  penny postage  from Canada lo  all   parts   of   the  vmpire.  and taking 24  hours   in   delivery  to Ladner be sent   to   New West  minster  passing their destination t Britjsh p  id i f  PARLOR  <_a_an—a  Tobacco, Pipes, and Cigarr.  QWPOW,      -      -       Ladne!  A Farcier Cured of Rheuniatatism  the p.arties in as many minutes?  Rates lor Commercial  Advertisements can  be  ■*d on application at this office.  leading notice* 10 cents per line for each iti-  ^"'Ctertion.  Mrthand Death notices, 50c, Marriages $1.0,  __n-~> ■ ±mj special uotice, the object of which is to  •  :   (remote the pecuniary benefit of any Individual  ^faiiag^ company, to be considered an Advertisement  ^1    M4 charjed accordingly.  All advertisements charged fur unlit ordered  ■_IJi     4,,t .nd paid for.  -Ojrl -'1 Correspondence invited on mutters of public  Interest. Communications to editor must be ac-  eenspealed by name of writer, not necessarily  far ■ubiicstiou, but as evidence of good fa:-th  Correspondence must reach this office by Tues.  ,i»T evening.  RIC. A. FRASER,  _.*-:_}  e_j     ■> '  Editor and Proprietor.  ■ATUEDAY,   MAY 30,   1902  ^a" '* Sfothing tends mor. to   the   ce-  **' tnenting ofthe British Colonies and  a*°-Mother Country than   the   liberal  '    circulation of newspapers.     Ideas  *'|,ajare.nterchanged among the masses  "*i0»s well   as   the   classes, erroneous  '1" impressions   are    eliminated,   ar.d  jnutual sympathies and   ambitions  '^^re discovered.    Travellers  across  w"«Canada soon discover the deficiency  "*Aj_ this respect, as   compared with  ^Australasia, South Africa and   In-  •a.  "A  man living   on  a farm near  here cauie in a short time ago completely   doubled up with rheumat-  . ism.    I   handed   him   a   bottle of  ! Chamberlain's Pain  Balm and told  im to use it freely and if not satis-  to the fact that the business  men oi I iied a/ter l,si,!S.il he need "ot Pa3' a  ! cent for it" says C   P Rayder, ol  its town have been loyal "and have pattens Mills, N.Y.    "A few davs  An up country contemporary has (  recently celebrated  its   first   birth-  dav—out of debt.   It attributes this  rdia, where the man in the street is  * \well posted in the current topics of  * J_Be Empire.   A letter to the Times  from Major Mutter, who   has  recently been appointed superintendent of the boys1   reformatory, has  t>»"__tr_cted much attention—and not  w^tto soon.    As he states tbe Domin-  wfybn is flooded with American litera-  'aj'„_re   "which   is   not, as   a   rule,  ^•Iftiendly to British ideas, much the  ?*_>ther way."    Iu these days of ac  .$ *iVe commercial competition   boys  «*nd girls soon; find their way into  '•'•■■She offices and stores, and in   their  'leisure moments read with avidity.  •  Xt  follows  that   tbey imbibe   the  jwinciples enunciated at   tbe   most  tjjUnpressionable   age.     This Ktera-  _uiie is   not only objectionable  ou  •political grounds but also on moral.  JiTo doubt many _f Major Mutter's  r<jharges qualified for   the  reform-  j.J*\tpTy. by a study of nickel dreadfuls.  _ti-t is essential the English Postmas-  fc*er-General should be   pressed   to  *^rfeConside'r his decision not to allow  Reciprocal rates on English   papers  jand periodicals posted to Canada.  «_£be member for Canterbury in the  imperial  Parliament — Hcnniker  bjc-eaton—has done mnch to cement  itfie Commonwealth to the Empire  3_J        .  sty his advocacy of postal reform.  "We want a man of his type  to do  ^sjmilar work   for   the   Dominion  sUntil a progressive administrator is  placed at St. Martin's-le-Grnnd in-  i&tead of sneccssive fossilized figureheads only dogged persistency will  2)ave any effect.  *v_The attention of our own Post-  s_»ster - General should also be  .drawn to _Vavincial grievances,  :and..we are pleased to note that a  (departmental official is now on his  fljpy from Ottawa on a tour of inspection. The advent of a new  railway and ferry should facilitate  the interchange of correspondence  'fietween tbe Delta and Vancouver  fBfind. His Majesty's mails should  ^fraversjerthe *oute* itaktn by pas-  Iksengers and ireight. -Further, the  iriver steamers should cany mails  £tt *ll their regular trips to the  island landings. At present the  -Saturday evening and Monday  morning boat > are not available for  tfcis purpose. A lot of unnecessary  x9i tape is also in evidence which  would be characterized as culpable  d»relessmesi.in any well   regulated  not sent out of town for anything  they could get there." Both towns  people and farmers recognize the  importance of a local paper and  know that it serves the community  as well as the individual. We are  happy to remark that the residents  ofthe Delta generally acknowledge  the advantages to be derived from  a newspaper specially devoted to  local interests. As regards advertisers the following philopena from  an exchange is worth noting:  "When you read this little stanza,  In your house or in your store,  Remember that it is being read  By several thousand more:  Now if you owned that little space,  And would fill it with an "ad"  It would bring you many dollars  That  you,   no doubt, wish  you  had."  later he walked into the store as  straight as a string aud handed me  a dollar, saying, 'give me another  bottle of Chinr.berlain's Pain Balm.  I want it in the house all the time  for it cured me.' " For sale by F  J MacKenzie  Judge Walkem does not consider  that the charges of corruption  against the Dunsmuir Government  by Smith Curtis have been proved.  The subsidy to the C. P. R., he  thinks, was not excessive, as the  land was of no account without the  railway. He further decider that  the weight of evidence was against  tie charge of improperly employing  the company's solicitor—Green-  shiolds—on behalf of the Government. The Commissioner held  that the newspaper articles and reports of speeches produced weie  irrelevant and he was guided only  by evidence that could be admissible in a court of justice. His report was delayed by his judicial  duties and two attacks of illness.  CHURCH   N0TICE5  ALL  SAINTS   TRKNANT.  Morning prayer nam, evening  7:30pm.  Rev. Laurence Amor, rector.  CATHOLrC  Reverend Father Edm. Peytavin,  O.M. I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a m.  MKTHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 11  a. in.and 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath School at 2 p m every  Sunday. Prayer meeting every  Wednesday evening at 7.30.  A N Miller, pastor  ST. ANDRlfW'■ PRJt_BYTERIAN  Services next Lord's Day at 3 p.m  Sabbath School at _ p m     Midweek meeting oa    hursday evening  at 7:30 •'clack  Thomas Oswald, minister.  Just What You Need.  Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver  Tablets are just what you need  when constipated; when you have  no appetite, feel dull after eating  and wake up with a bad taste in  your mouth. They will improve  your appetite, cleanse and invigorate your stomach and give you a  relish for your food For sale by  F J MacKenzie  A   O   U   W  DELTA   LODGIi   NO.   u,   meets   fin     and  third   Tuesdays   in   each month in Wad-  den's HAli. T. \V. KiiA.i, K^curder  THUS. E. LADNER. M. w.  I. 0. F.  Court Ossko, No. 3443, meets  in I O O F Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  each month Visiting brethren  always welcome. C. R, J B  Burr; R S,   BS  McDonald  Eggs for Hatch ing  For the  balance   of  the  season  will   sell   White Rocks at $1 per  setttng.    Secure them at once.  hob. E. Ladner  Cos*i  mt  STAINTOttS  Heatars, Farm Implements,"Picture, Framing  and Oenoral Repairing.    Coal Oil and  Gasoline.  J. F. STAINTON,   ....   Ladner, B. C.  TAILORlia""~~™~~  Ostites Altered, Cleaned and Repaired.  Parcels left at W. L. McBride's store and A. Walter's *nd W. K. McClellan'a barbershop will be  called for on Monday and returned on  Saturday.  0. W.WALKER.  Windsor Hotel  Corner Columbia & Begbie, Sts.  NKW WKSTMINSTU*  Sample rooma for commercial truvet_r». Cen  trally situated in Tui_ine__ portion of the city  Accommodation and dining room iirst claaa. Convenient to tramway terminus and C P R depot  and steamboats. Rates$i, $1.25 aud Ji._».  A. VACHON,       ....      Proprietor  Hotel Colonial  J. K. INSLEV, rrep.  Kates, $1.50 and $2.00 per day.  Special  attention given   to Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKeneie and Clarksoti Stu.  New Weatminster, ». C  Photography  Although there are several excellent hotels in Victoria no opposition to the proposed C. P. R.  colossal hostelry is forthcoming  from the bonifaces of the capital.  They realize that opposition is t! e  life of trade and that the influx of  visitors will be increased with the  greater accommodation provided.  A correspondent prepounds the  following conundrum which we  leave to our worthy Councillors to  solve: Why are the Delta roads  like Euclid's first axiom?  Photos, Views, etc., of all  kindsdone on short notice.  Q.   H.   BYROM,   Ladner,  B.   C.  USE  "They Enrich the Earth.'  VICTORIA CHEMICAL CO.  W. J. BRANDRITH, AGENT,  LADNER, B. C..,  HOLBROOK HOUSE  NEW WESTMINSTER,  B. C,  JAMES W. WELSH, Proprietor.  Strictly first class. Near Steamboat Landings  and Railway Station. Farmers will find this a  convenient house to step at when iu the city.  Clarlngton Hotel  South Weatm inste,  Strictly first claas accommodation.    Good staej  ling.   Careful attention given to hersea.  J WISE, Pop.  ?'l<*.A~A*.l*~A*.A+^~'l*«rA-*«t~+A~ » 4 ■ ♦ »♦ « ♦ ■'»> ■*%«*■#!■ # a e) »> *%  The  Delta  News  THE PEOPLES' POPULAR PAPER  To increase your B_$itte__ in-  sert aa ad. in Tfce Delta  News, it reaches every household in Delta Municipality,  It contains all the Ijooal happenings of t_e vil.age an_  district and m> businees firm  should neglect to have an ad»  in it. '  Hotel Leland  R. Dowswell, Prop. Vancouver, JB. C.  One block from C. P. R. Depot and Steemkoat  wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled,  Kates, $1.5* to fa per day.  Cor. Granville and IlastingsSts.   -   -   ■   Tel. i».  Surrey Hotel,  SOOTH WUSTMINSTBR, B. C.  Mrs. K. Gkorgb,  Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout.   First class accom  modation.   Choice liquors and cigar*.  Cood stublhig in attendance.  CORRESPONDENCE.  (We do not necessarily endorse the opinions expressed in this column.)   ,  THE MECHANICS INSTITUTE  Editor Delta News—Sir: In  reference to your notes of recent  meeting of the Mechanics Institute  it was suggested that a financial  statement be made and published  in The Dtlta News. It is very  necessary and regular. One cannot  expect the public to largely maintain any institution without knowing occasionally how the funds are  used. Several subscribers of long  standing are awaitii g a statement  before subscribing fuither.  Properly conductevl and maintained the Institute is a valuable  asset lor the Delia, where we have  so little outside the churches that  tends to improve or elevate.  I remain, respectfully yours,  Sugarbag.  I^adner, May 21st, 1903.  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  i(juiij  (.Westminster Branch)  Time Table  Cars leave Westminster for Vancouver at 6 a.m.  and hourly thereafter until op. m.; Saturdays  and .Sundays at io p.m.  Cars leave Vancouver for Westminsters at 7  a. m. and hourly thereafter until 10 p. m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 11 p.m.  FREIGHT  CARS.  We run first-class freight cars between Westminster and Vancouver and all shipments nrc  handled with the utmost eare and delivered to  consignee without delay. Special attention paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagxms meet all bouts  and trains. For rates, etc. apply to  D   A. SHILES, v. R. GL0VHR  TraSc Mgr. I^ocal Mgr.  Westminster. B. C  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Act Respecting certain Woiks inor over Navigable Waters being Chapter 92  R.S.C. 1886.  McRAE & Co  1  if  NEW WESTHINSTER, B. C.  A lull line of Eff^'-^b and Irish  Tweeds and Fancy Trotserings always kept in stock.  TOYS! DOllS! COR  of Far  All kinds of nice pretty thisgs.  Special inducements to Sunday  Schools and other committees and  large buyers generally.  Don't forget the place.  Mackay&Southon  ColumWa street,       MV   W_«TM._e_T_R,B,C  ••••••••••••••••••••• •»•••»••-••••»•«•••••   >  Job Printing  of all kinds dom neatly and  *t reasonable pricM. If .yon  want aaytkiag ia tin grating  Ike yon ean gat it at'The  Delta Ntwi *__ce. Ite&t  your<arder aad it wiM beat-  tended to.  Butter Makers  MOTICK is hereby Riven that one month after  <ate " The Corporation of the Township or  District of Surrey " will apply to the Governor in  Council, under the provisions of the above-mentioned Act, for approval of plans for the construction of (l bridgs over the Serpentine River  on the lilgiu Rond crossing, Lot 450, Groups,  New Westminster District.  Also that lhe said corporation has deposited  plans of the works proposed lo be constructed  and a description of the site thereof, as required  b/ the said Act, with the Minister of Public  Werks at Ottawa, Ontario, and with the Registrar of Land Titles at New Westminster, B. C.  Dated ut New Westminster, B. C, this ;oth  day of April, 1903-  R. M. CARNCR0S9, C. M. C. ,  P. Clark  General Blacksmith  Lr.dner, B. C.  First class  work.  Horseshoing  a specialty.  Secure yourparekmentat __w  Delta New* offica. Thia itock  of paper k A* beat ia tlie  prorinoe. Tom can jet it  ■either pri___| er jttais. W_e*  you need butter paper call -err  send to tkis office.  tbe Delta Hews, Ladner  ' 1  __f 1 ♦..<♦..1*. ■-._**,.,_, . f, ■+ ,*f , I f-ff !♦■»)■♦■# 1 % ip 1 ♦■<J|  .!  :  ——; THF DEI/TA NEWS, SATURDAY MAY 23, 1903.  TfffUtmft  Ladner Police  Court.  {  Before tfc. &. JSadrftSr   and   J.   B.  Burr, Js.   P.  Tuesday, .fJth-May.  __oon, a Chin__lan, charged with  'Stealing a -quantity of tin solder,  *he property df Currie-& McWil-  .iams' camfcry, Westham Mand,;  ^wbere be was "employed. -"-leaded  .lot guilty.  •Geo. W-lfendSh, storekeeper at  $he cannery, being sworn deposed  1_kt he and Lusier found the tin  and solder produced in a pile of fire-;  wood near the cannery at Westham-  Pass. He marked it and replaced'  it where found. busier 'called wit-i  ness that morning ___ they Went  *og-tl»rttotthe woodpile where the;  'Ctiin__Ktn Was and found that the  tin _rlcl .older ^had *been removed'  tram the place where It was first  hidden to an_ther part of the wood-  fjihs, where it was more handy for  _nyone to take away. Accused  -dmitted to them that he had tak*n  _t to give to'the Chinaman coolc to  mend tinware. "Witness'then called  Officer Jordan by *p_one to com*  ■Over, tellitig him that they had lost  •other solder, _nd asking _im toj  -Ook into accused's *r<5.to, which he)  •■did and found the 24 pieces of soldeij  •produced which he was certain was|  'run in the mould belonging to the  tannery.  Cross^ex-mined by the accused..  "Witn-as-etid rt-t tell him he coukj  ^jive'the sol'der'to'the cook. When  'asked where 'fre got the solder  ffound'.T_ lifsroom he replied *tha(j  Tje found !t outside the tannery. "Ac^  "-Used'is the solder melter ih 'the  "tannery.  Alex. Tvusier, sworn, stated he  iwent to the solder house that  , 'morning and «_w the accused On  ■the'woodpilevwhen he failed last  'Witness. The accused was shifting  *the wood over ihe solder. They  _dth got OeTthe 'Woodpile with 'thtj  '-iHinaman and made him throw the  wo-fi ion vm en_ of the "pile wnen  1 the solder was exposed. Xast witr  'ness asked the accused where he  •got the solder and he replied that  ihe got it for the Chinese 'cook te  "mend _.& tins. We ttfok accused  ■_nd solder to the office. Witness  waaWith Jordan When the solder  ^was found in accused's room.  'Constable_Ord*n depose_-that he  'was sent for that'morning to go tO  *Currie & McWilliams' cannery oil  'Westham Island. He found accused t_ the -ffice andWolfanden  •explained that they had ^missed  more solder. 'He wenf to"accused's  'room and 'told him to get his  c-lothes, and after doing s_ witness  searched the room and found hid-  kden'the^-4 .'pieces produced—they  ywere bidden- in a corner. He then  if otic accused in custody and  1 braugit him to' Lad ner.  .Accused refused to make a statement and was sent up for trial at  _Tew Westminster.  ■As Ladner cannot boast of a  M;j!_g'<t)_e bench decided to take  'ibe evidence against the iprisonei  _Ioon without delay so fhat he  could find comfortable quarters in  the Royal City should a committal  b* warranted. Later on a tele  phone message came to hand from  ■_ city lawyer, who had been en-  •vgaged'for fthe idefence, asking for  "the case to 'be:postponed.._ntil Wed-  ■ nesday afternoon.  1 Constable .ordan took the pris-  • oner   Hoon  to :the   city.by  the  •steamer-Louise-on 'Ttttsttoy even-  Mug.   'The ! prbsettiting :> witnesses  ♦..pointed cutto^the * bench *that   it  was not only the intrinsic value of  the tin and solder which they-lost  Ubut the qtiality «u_fere_ <*when the  iprppei; proportions^vcre. not ?used.  UNCIVILIZED CIVILIZATION  "As I understand it," *aid the  heathen,'"you .prQpose  to -civilize  _.a   II  me.  "Exactly so/"  " XTou mean to get me out habits  •of idleness and teach me to work?"  "That is the idea."  "And then lead 'me to simplify  my methods and invent things lo  make my work lighter?"  "Yes."  "And next I will become ambitious to get rich, so that I may  retire and won't have to work *afc  all?"  "Naturally.'".  "Well, what's the use Of taking  such a roundabout way of getting  just where I started? I don't have  to work now."  MAX O'RELL DEAD.  A despatch from Paris says tha'.  M. Paul Blouet ("Max O'Rell) died  of a cancerous formation, following  an operation for appendictis. He  was notified some days ago that  there was no hope, ibut said that he  would continue his fight against  death as bravely as ever. He was  engaged in writing a story of his  life as well as an English history of  France. He died at his home in  the RueiFreycinet, at 5:15 p. m. on  Sunday. He was conscious to the  last.  ! Wlr  -=-•^•^5-15  Eastern Catalogue Prices 0:1  Ferlcing.  9 Bar, 49 inch high, 70 cents per rod.  8   "   45   "       '        f:2        Jther Styles and heights at like prices.  J G WADE, Ladner.  To Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  The declaration of independence  is to be seen 'no more by the public. The characters on :the doeu>  ment are said to be fading <away.  They are now as obscure as -some  of the great and "fundan ental principles laid down in the instrument  are in the minds of 'the successors  ofthe first apostles of tolerance,  freedom and liberty. The letters'  have evaporated. Those that are  left, like "the aforesaid principles,  are to be boxed up and hidden  firpm the light of 'da.y and the eyes .  of men.—Ex.  Thomas Cunningham gives the  information that M. J. Henry,  nurseryman, has sold to British  Columbia farmers this year 60,000  fruit trees. Mr.' Cunningham estimates that 100,000 trees have been  imported from outside, and fully  60,000 more have been sold by  other nurseries in the province.  And this means that the new fruit  trees laid out this summer is more  than double the number of any  other year, or in all about 220,000.  "News" is a queer word—:tbe  initials of north, east, west, south—  which appeared on the earliest  journals as a sign that information  was'to be had from the four quarters of 'the world. The sign was  NEWS and gave us our word  '"news."  The weather has been playing  queer pranks across the border.  Kansas had'two cyclones last weeK.  In one;ii3 horses were carried a  long distance and 'then killed, also  200 cattle. Eight "houses and a  school house werederacilished. At  Wyoming snowstorms have raged  _nd over._',OQO sheep perished. In  Montana ©Me section (about _o  square rfliles) vis being .-.aten Nay  locusts and;-another is under -8 feet  of snow. Cattle are being removed  to the interior.  The C.'P. N/Co. is absorbed 'in  the C. P. R. Co. and the ^former's  steamersi_ow.„y the red and white  che__! house flag ofthe latter. The  boats involved include (inter alia)  the Princess fLouise, Charmer,  Yosemite-and Transfer. T_e der  fimct company was originally  formed in the earlyi-eighties by the  amalgamation' of- the Hudson Bay  :»ay Co. and R. P.:Rithet&-Co.  Owing to the coat .strike on Vancouver Islaiul  the Delta Creamery Co. have been obliged to  order a quantity of coruwood fur their engine.  The"nver steamers are «till burning wood and  property owners along tlie river frontage are  much concerned about the safety of their buildings, which ate mostly uninsured. Great care  shouJd>be exercised by the boat owners, not only  that spark catchers are used, but i that they-are  in propel order. It appears that the Transfer  had a spark catcher™.!, n the fires occurred the  other day, but it was defective. This was only  discovered after the damage had been done.  Insure your Stocks, Houses and  Barns in the ANGLG^AMKKiCANand  Equity Firf Insurance Companies. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, and can positively save youj  money.    Call or write foi rates.  A W McLeod,  .DISTRICT AGJSNTv  Office: Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 62.       New Westminster  Fit-Reform garments are growing in "favor ill the  time. We know this by the tremendous run we are having for Spring Suits.  We are not astonished, knawing that Fit-Reform  Wardrobe is the only, place where you can get _n op-tc-  date garment at ■& third to half what your tailor cfcarge$„  and your money hack if dissatisfied.  PLAIN TALK.  We are able to back up every  assertion we make. We stand  ready to furnish you the best of,  everything in the LI ERY line,:  Just asiw ssv we will.  We also have better facilities  hauling and handling freight  than any others in this vicinity.  When i in need of a first-class livery rig call on us.  . Fashion  Stables . .  Wm. Alexander,  PUOPRIKTOK.  'Phone, £»  Lndner. B. C.  During December and 'January  last theflndependent Order tif For-  etters accepted 13M40 new members. The average age is a fraction  over 36. !Last- year the widows and  orphans received $1,467,637, nearly  i,6oo homes being benefitted. The  sick and runeral cheques amounted  to $175,000.  At the City Market last Friday  Ladner was again to the fore. W.  S. Livingstone's lambs realized  $2.50 to $4 each' and in poultry a  local fancier sold a lot of Buff  Plymouth Rocks at 50 cents each.  The redistribution committee in  the Dominion Parliament have decided that Vancouver and Victoria  shall have one member each within  the municipal limits. Both parties  agree that there shall be four members for the Mainland and three for  the Island.  City Ki!S.rill_r Topp. snys the Colouist, litis  Hatisfied himself of the suitability of the Victorian as a ferry hoot in accordance with the  terms of the.contract lictween . the Gity and the  Victoria Terminal Railway & Ferry Company.  The bylaw requires that the boat shall be compel ent to carry eight loaded freight cara. Mr.  Topp visited Sidney and witnessed the unloading  of freight in quautity much heavier than represented in1 the eight cars, and is therefore satisfied  as to the carrying capacity, and accommodatiou  of the'Victorian/and will so report-to the Council.  TiU^efovm Wardrobe  333 Hastings Street, VANCOUVER, B,Cv  Mail orders promptly attended to.   Self-me__ffl_me_r_ _>__a_BS  and samples -on application.  i  j    Delta Transfer Stable  £ LADNER, B. C.  4-    SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDL* MOUN  I ON SHORT NOTICK  Team.Work Done at Specially Lew  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprfetw.  f Telephone "Ladner" No. 10.  If you want first class work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE  New Method Steam Laundry  NEW   WESTMINSTER,  L. Gilford, Agent, - - Rssdmmr  Leave! Laundry on Monday and   it will  be returned  ««  Sal_r_ay.  Gents clothes cleaned and pressed.     Blankets and Curtaiaa a specialty.  GREATLY  ALARMED  By a Persistent Cough, but Permanently Cured by Chamberlain's  • ConghiRemedy.  Not Intended far you  This, advertisement is not meant for you if  ! you are an artist or one accustomed to combine  colors aitistically, because you will know what to  do without .-dvice or instructions,, but for the ordinary run.of mortals our aid in selecting Wall  Pap*r, Bor ers and other interior decorations  may not be amiss. Rest assured that our aim-is  to thoroughly satisfy everybody, because that's  our business. ••■See what we can do iu the way of  ! decorating your home, New Matting, Carpet,  Xiiiolmn and.Oil Cloth juit arrived. Call when  in the city and judge for yourself or write for  prices.  H. P. Burbage, a student at law,  in Greenville, S.C., had been troubled 'for four or five years with a continuous cough which he says  "greatly alarmed me, causing me  to fear that I was in the'first stage j  of consumption'.'" 'Mr. Burbage,  having seen' Chamberlain's' Cough  Remedy advertised, concluded to  try It. ,'_Jow read what he says of  it: "I soon felt a remarkable  change and after using two bbttles  of the twenty-five cent size, was  permanently ' cored." Sold by F.  J. MacKenzie.  .W. E. FALES,  House Furnisher and Undertaker  NEW WBSTMINSTER  C. P. .Jf. Co.  TIME TABLE  I!  NfllV  WESTjM IK STEK-STK VESTON  ROUTE.  Service between  Seattle and  the East  Steamer Transfer, leaves New Westminster at 2 p.Di . daily, except,  Sunday. leaves Steveston Monday, 7 a.m., Friday 6 a.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6 p.m.; calling at Fraser River landings detween New Westmin-  Btor and Steveston.  VICTORIA NEW  WESTMINSTER  ■ ROUTI.  S.S. Princeas Louis* loaves Victoria  Tueevlays _nd Fridays at 7 a.m.  I eaves New Wtjstntinster Wednesdays and Satufldays at 7 a. m.,  culling: at iloyae,  Stevestoa  and  Guichon.  NEW  WBSTNJNSTjTR-OHILLIWACK  KOUT_.  FINEST AND  FASTEST  TRAINS  '»Vancouver has been raised to an  aTchb&hOrpic, forming a new Canadian ecclesiastical province, having two Canadian western bishoprics. Right Rev, Bertram Orth,  Bishop of Vancouver, has been  created Archbishop.  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.  S.S. B«_v<_ leave* New Westminster  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at S a.m. Leaves Chilliwaok  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m., calling at Fraser  River landings between New  Westminster and Chilliwack.  VICTORU-VjINCOUVKR ROUTE.  S.S. Charmer leaves Victoria daily a'  1 a.m.    S.S. Clmrnier loaves Vancouver daily at  1:15 p.m.  All   steamers   from   Vancouver   sail  iroai C.P.H. wharf.   Tho Company re-  -eives   tie   rigkt    of   chanting   time  table at  any  time   without   notification.  For full particulars as to time.  rates, etc., apply to nearest a_«nt. or  to  JAMES SCLATEK,  Vanconver   D_pot   and   423   Hastings  street, or to  J- W. TROOP, 1. J. COYIJs,  Mnnnger, Aiat. Gen. Pass Agt.  vi«*ori». Vanc-wver.  H. A.* _j*_U(K, ACT., WESTMINSTER.  liils  Callat the Old Stand lately occupied by P. Clark.  First class work. Your patronag* solieit*_»  WH.TAYLOR^ -    -    PROP.  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY  B. C—Noted Brand.  PHOENIX—With Eagles.  OLD SPORT—Always Reliable.  «. WIW3ERD.■&. CO.  NEW WHSTINSTE*/BrC.  : P. O. BOX Ml.  The Hit of  the Season  Our Millinery Opening, the most successful ererit'_r«r' held ln this  city. Our aim is to make this store your shopping place, and we intahd  keeping all that's new and up-todate at prices-wfaich defy competitioa.  Try us for a Carpet  We certainly can suit you if quality, design-and price Will d#)4t.  Our importation this season is,"very large aud we know the goods wore  bought right. Our range of new colors takes in a magnificent variety o  Fawns, Reds, Greens, etc., in Floral and Oriental designs with Borders  and Stair Carpets' to match, in Wiltons, axminsters, Brussels, Tspotry  and Ingrain; in fact we doubt if a finer assortment can be fonnd •■ ts_t  coast.    We are selling Carpets.  Our Show of Dress Goods  Each day our range is growing.     We can bow show yo_ a -fcrtaiy  range of Voiles, Camas Cloth, Nappa, Minstrel Cloths, _«rgas, Mass  Veiling, etc., in all the very newest colorings, at monay-saviog pricta.  Orders by Mail car«fully and promptly attende4 to*  The Money Saving Spot  IS AT  amE.5te,vensori&C0  Corner Hastings and Richards Streets  VANCOUVER, ■'.   a  THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY MAY 30, 1903  BIRTH.  Perram—At Ladner, B. C, on  Sunday,' May 24th, 1903, to Mr.  and Mrs. John Perram of a son.  '  LOCAL NEWS.  The Delta corporation, meet at  p. m. today.  Victoria Day saw the advent of a  son to John Perram, of Boundary  t)ay.  Miss Addison and Miss Wilson  of Victoria were visit ng Mrs. Robt.  May this week.  Mrs. Learning of Victoria arrived  here on Tuesday ou a visit to Mrs  W. J. Lanning.  Rev. L. Amor leaves during the  coming week for Westminster to  take charge of Holy Trinity Cathedral.  Mr. Hume has arrived from  Guelpb, Ontario, to see his sons  and soR-in-law who reside on Crescent Island.  L. F. Lusby, manager of R. F.  Anderson & Co., New Westminster branch, was in town last Saturday on business.  The case ot Delta Municipality  w. Wilson, which was adjourned  from the assize, will be held at  Westminster on Monday.  F. M. Brooke-Smith who has  been in charge of the Ladner wharf  leaves Monday for the Capital, and  will be connected.with the Victoria  Terminal Railway.  A very enjoyable garden party  took place at the residence of Mrs.  Marshall Smith on Thursday after-  Boon in aid of the funds ot All  Saint's Church Trenant. The  sum of $9 was realized.  Arrangements have been completed with the telephone company  to ha^ve a telephone office at East  pelta, at G. O. Dennis' place.  Probably by next week the 'phone  frill be ready for business.  A successful operation was performed by Dr. Woodley last Tuesday on the three months old child  of James Leonard. The babe, who  Was suffering from an abcess in the  bead, is now progressing satisfactorily.  Richmond show takes place on  Thursday and .Friday, 24th and  25th Steptember, and New Westminster opens on the following  Tuesday, lasting four days. Tbe  Victoria exhibition has been fixed  for 6th October, lasting till the 10th.  T. Giffordand P.. McEride, M's.  P. P., passed through Port Guichon  on Wednesday en route to Victoria,  A nice selection of Hammocks lo  c'-ioose from.    Prices right.  F. T. MacKenzie.  "Best .Sarsaprilia Co" now in  stock. Try it for a spring reno-  vater, tonic aud blood purifier. For  sale at the Drug Store.  Those who know good liquors  know they get the best brew at  Nels Nelson's New Westminster  Brewery. Bottled by one who  makes a specialty of goodness. His  Uiger beer and porter are representative goods. Appetising and a  cure for dullness.    Telephone  7-5.  My  ou  @&  Call at the Leading Boot and Slice House and you will  get satisfaction bcth in quality and price. Latest styles  and up-to-date foot wear unexcelled in the province.  W. E. SINCLAI  II. N. HIGH,  LADNER, B. C.  Notary Public, Auctioneer,  Estate an i Insurance Agent.  $10,000 to  advance on  Mortgages.  Purchasing Agent  Brackman-Ker Aiming Co. Ltd,  • •3)«9»9-e«ja)f>0-@«> _>•<><>_•   »e««_«Oe®«9s_'e_i«6<t®o®«Q  • ... HAVE YOU SEEN ... f  9 Lee's   Furniture Emporium {  _   . _    .     _      __    When in town call and inspect our stock. We think we  have as good as the best in British Columbia, and at prices that  will stand comparison. Our Carpet, Oilcloth and Linoleum department is sine to please you. Pillows and Mattresses in large  variety. Bedroom Furniture, Sideboards, Chairs of every description. Extention Tables, Curtain Poles and fixtures. Picture  Framing, Go-Carts, Iron Beds, etc., etc. In fact almost every  thing you need in the furnishing line. We dont consider -it a  trouble to show our goods, because it almost invariably means a  sale sooner or later. Mail orders receive our careful and prompt  attention.    Give us a trial.  • JOHN   A.   LEE,  Dupont Block,  • Tel. 7-3. New Westminster, B. C.  ©  e  o  O  •  •  9  a  t$  «  9  ©  ©o®»®c_i»_i»_o©aaaa»©a©a   •$'S';j«_ee*©«_i«J©»®_©«.«)«,_.  Delta residents are now able to  have their linen washed at the New  Method Steam Laundry, New  Westminster. Particulars can be  obtained from the Ladner Agent—  L. Gifford. First class work is undertaken, including blankets and  curtains. Clothes cleaned and  pressed.  Victoria Terminal  Raiway& Ferry C  Leaving Victoria at 7 a. m., returning arrives at  635p.m.     Arrives at  Port Guichon 11 a. m.,  leaves on return at 3 p. m.  Trains between Cloverdale and New Westminster  are   governed  by   time  card on the Great  Northern Railway.  TENDERS  Will be received up to June 15th, 1903, for the  purchase of Timber I,ot 8, Section 14. Township  5,'New Westminster District, 20 acres, more or  less.  The highest  or  any tender  not   necessarily  accepted.   Address  MRS. BROCKLKHUR8T,  84 Fourth St., Victoria, n. C.  Mrs. Parsons and family have  removed from Sidney to Port Gui  chontojoin Geo. Parsons, brake  man on the new line, who has been  with the Terminal Railway since  its construction. He is training fpr a. conductorship under  W, P. Acton of the Great Northern, who has been placed in charge  of the Clgverdale branch meanwhile,  APPLICATIONS  Will be received by the Delta Municipal Council,  up until noon, Saturday, May ,v>th, 1903, for the  position of road tax collecto*. Applicants tp  furnish bonds and state salary required.  N. A. McDIAHMID. C. M. C,  I.adner, May 21st. 1903.  HI HUB III,  on,  Prices 15c to 35c per yard.  Laces, Trimmings,  Gloves, Hosiery.  When in Westminster call at  Gordons Drygcisds House  Mail orders promptly attended to.  PAINTING, VARNISHING,  PAPER HANGING,  Naval Oranges  and Bananas.  -AT THIS—  CITY BAKERY  ». _•__•%._ ____-  ', ROBERT MAY;  j    Ladner,    -    B. C.    {  iQroccricsi  u  TINSMITHING  and REPAIRING \  * Heaters lined and stoves set up. J  <* Agent fot  J The   Gurney  Foundry   Coy'  i     Oxford Stoves and Ranges.     ^  t       The best on the market.        \  •••••♦»••♦_ .•••^♦.••^♦•••♦•♦•••♦**.».»'«-e.»*«.e.«*».«.»**.»..*»  I MINERAL li SU WATERS I  {__=____==       =rf  T   J. HENLEY   Y  i  NEW WESTMINSTER,  T  AND   CALCI MINING.  The undersigned is prepared to  do all kinds of the above work  in a first-class manner. Manufacturer of all kalsomine used.  C. Beadleston,  - Ladner, B. C.  r.  W, E, Fales, the house furnisher  ,,, of New Westminster, has inaugurated an original   $5   sale   for   one  week,   Not only one   article   that  can be sold for $5 but combinations  of articles such   as   parlor centre  tablet 'ace curtains, curtain chains  and curtain poles with full  trim-  mi_£a, wash stand, towel  hanger,  towel ripgs, large mirror and many  other novel combinations.   The entire window space   js   devoted   to  show the articles and the   sale   is  ■jure to be   kept  up with   interest  tjjg entire week,  PIGS WANTED.  Wanted 20 store pigs, about 9" or 100 lbs. each,  for the Delta Creamery Co., Ltd. Apply, stating  price, to C. V. ORKRN,  Ladner, 32nd May, 1903- Secy.  Jewelry  Brooches, Chains,  Guff Links, etc.  Ready for you to Pick  tns  In  Bicycles.  1903 Brantford, highest grade $45.  "    Massey   Harris    45  "    Cleveland     45  "    Perfect    45  "    Crescent    30  Extra for cushion  frame $5; extra for coaster brake $5.  Prices quoted are for high grade  wheels, not old models and job lots.  Will  quote  price  on any wheel  made.  h. Mccormick,  Steveston, B. C.  W.-*X*-)¥~W'*'W.'»W.-»m-^&-K''--K*W,~  '■¥ '  Horse Goods! }i  rncss and   Horse   PurntshtngB   '  have long proved reliable, and they are Jf.  ttililt not only for style but wear.  1 Ho  ■h     Our   Ha  REPAIRINO A SPECIALTY.  hugh Mcdowell,  ladner, b. c.  ^•^•)Ki»')K',,)K;!!)K'»')K,«,)K,»iM^'Ht'«a^»  b. c. ♦:♦  I  Soda Water, Ginger 6  Ale and Summer    a  Drinks. j.  Your patronage solicited      J  A Manufacturers of all kinds ol  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  WESTMiNSTKK, B. C.  SKIS  and Watches  Large and small.    Good time  keepers.    Inspection invited.  ANDREW CLAUSEN  Ladner; B. C.  FRANK J. ROWLAND,  Conveyancer, Notary  Public, General Insurance, Real Estate.  Steveston, ;:: B. C.  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  3009 W_-TMIN.iTKR ROAD.  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons.  .   .   HUMlt GROWN AND IMl'ORTKD .  •  GARDEN I'lIXD AND I'LOWKR SKHDS.  Bee Hive.3 and  Supplies. . . ..  1  ©•.•©•©•®«G«» •••••••••••••••••••••cfj  A NEW LINE OF  LADIES SAILORS  LADIES BLOUSES  LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR  ♦}  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS *  ij  FRESH :-: GROCERIES x  EVERY x WEEK   M  I  AT  j 1  !   fi. J. fiukberson's  $B,OQO I  of These Goodi  Just to Hand.   1  The world's latest styles, ai_  a beautiful line of |  Paten   Leather; Oxfords  and Lace Boots  Our  Spring   Good's both Ladiejfl  and Gentlemen now in, '  WM. JOHNSTON,  MURALO  In Beautiful Tints for  Wall Finishing,  Decorating and Mending  J?_ F_ ANDERSON & CO  Corner Front and 6th Streets,  NEW WESTMINSTER, B U. J  I  Contractors  and Builders  LADNER. B. C.  W  N  DRAPER,  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Room 5, Kllnnl Mock, New Westminster.  FOUND  i  On the picnic ground, lioundary Bay, crockery]  ware nnd cutlery. Information can be obtaincl  of name on application at the  DEXTA NKWS OFFICE.  Found—A triangle shape brooch, made out   J  Oriental coins.   Owner cau have same by call it. ,1  _,t The Delta News office and paying for this adj  ■  MUSIC  Mrs. Plewes, Music Teachl  er. Terms on applications  Dance music supplied.  Ladner, B. C.  _-___*-_  _^. __-■,_♦ _•%._■____ »^.__-%^%._  _-_-- -■__._!%  ___<__  Brackman-Ker Milling: Co.  New Westminster, B. C.  _■%_'_ __/_^_'—"-__■—_■»■■»'»'*'»■'»»  $..»..>*..Jm«m{,*.$,m»«>.»*Jm»m£.«m^^  Wholesale  and Retail.  Call and examine our stock nnd make your selection for Spring plantin.:. CATALOG FRBE.  M.  J.  Vanpouver  HENRY,  Men's Summer  Flannel Suits  $6, $8., fio, and $12  Coats made double and single .breast styles. . Some >bf  the suits also made with vests to match.  J. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street    ;-;     New Westminster,      y.

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