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Array Vol. 2. No. 16.  LADNER, B C, SATURDAY,   JUNE 6, 1903.  $1.00 a year  Sanitary Matters Discussed and General Business Transacted by the  Municipal Council.  mm        •*—  A. special meeting of the Delta  Corporation was held on Tuesday  for general business, owing to there  being no quorum on Saturday.  Present the Reeve, Councillors  Burr, T. Ladner, Embree, Arthur  .and McCallan.  The minutes of the previous regular and special meetings were read  (and confirmed.  The Reeve explained that he had  palled the meeting owing to a telegram from their solicitors stating  that Judge Martin could not hear  their case against Dr. Wilson until  Thursday.  Joseph Shannon wrote a lengthy  communication in connection with  the deviation of si?_ miles of the  Ladner-Chilliwack railway at Port  Kells. He had interviewed the  Mayor of Victoria and others, who  feared they were being side-tracked.  He considered the matter important  as it would ultimately become the  main track to Kootenay and should  be an unbroken line from Port Guichon. If it terminates at Port  Kells Vancouver would get the  bulk oi the trade.  The following resolution from  the Surrey Municipal Ccuncil referring to the matter was also read,  this Council being asked to endorse  it:  "Moved by Councillor Wickersham, seconded by Councillor  Johnston, that the clerk be instructed to write to the Mayor and  City Council of Victoria, calling  their attention to the fact that  the Ladner-Chilliwack railroad is  now completed to Cloverdale. From  present indications it would appaar  that the company now contemplated  starting tlie eastern extension from  Port Kells, several miles north of  Cloferdale, which would virtually  side-track Victoria, and request  them to use their utmost endeavor  to have the extension continued  east from Cloverdale."    Carried.  Councillor Ladner did not consider Victoria would be side-tracked  and did not see why they should  pull for Victoria more than Vancouver.  Councillor Burr concurred.  Councillor Embree pointed out  that by going to Port Kells the  company divided the distance  equally between Victoria and Vnn-  couver.  Councillor McCallan remarked  that an alteration of the line from  Cloverdale had already been surveyed by which the railway would  ultimately run direct from Oliver's  to South Westminster. Tbe company had announced that they  Wanted a right of way free from  Port Kells to Abbottsford, when  they would build right through to  the Kootenay, but they were dead  ofl repeating the purchasing plan  as they had done ia the DeUa.  It was decided not to endorse  the resolution and the communications were received and filed.  Harry Burr wrote that the original survey of lot 147 line was abput  14 feet out and asked that the  ground be placed in its original  condition so that he could fence  and protect his crops. Received  and filed.  Councillor Burr also reported  that the amount of land involved  in Dr, Wilson's claim on the Dove  road was only i-26oth part of an  acre.    Received and filed.  The' question of taking over the  River road was deferred till next  meeting.  It was decided after considerable  discussion that the Council remove  the thistles and other noxious  weeds from the roads and dykes  before the ist of July.  J. F. Stainton applied in person  for some loads of gravel to level the  road at his scales.    Granted.  W. Goudy applied in person for  repairs of about 100 yards on the  road leading from the Benson to  the Goudy roads.    Granted.  Councillor Burr said he had  called for returns of all monies  spent in the various roads but they  were not forthcoming.  The Reeve suggested that Councillors should inspect all the roads  111 the municipality when they  would understand what was required.  Councillor Arthur considered if  $r ,500 was appropriated to a ward  the full amount should be expended.  Councillor Ladner referred to  sanitary matters aboat which there  had been many complaints.' The  slaughter houses, pig pens and  ditches required attention. He  would be about himself (but thought  some one should see to the matter.  The Reeve reminded the Council  of Dr. Fagan's warning last year,  and his threat that if not complied  with he would take the necessary  steps as provincial health officer.  The Reeve and Councillor Arthur were instructed to confer with  their health officer, Dr. King, on  sanitary matters generally.  Councillor Burr said something  must be done with regard to cleaning oijt the ditches which were  rotten.  Councillor Ladner favored a  frontal tax, but it was thought that  the Council had no power to act.  Councillor Ladner applied on behalf of the Agricultural Society for  tbe usual appropriation. Last  year's exhibition had been a great  success and it was the directors' intention to erect sheds, fencing and  generally improve the grounds.  He asked for $400 for prizes and  sheds. Councillor McCallan seconded.  Councillor Burr opposed the  grant as he had always done. It  was not a public park and they  only had a right on the ground one  day in the year. He was also opposed to the band grant as they  only heard the music when the  band went to Steveston. He w6uld  rather see a subscription list for  tret planting on the ground when  he would gladly give $5, although  he never went there.  Councillor Arthur thought $200  enough and moved accordingly.  They should only give the same  amount as the government. He  favored tree planting and access to  the grounds at any time by the women and children and picnic parties, who were all locked out,  The Reeve reminded Councillor  Burr that they were authorised by  the municipal act to subsidise agricultural societies. He was how*  ever opposed to the erection of more  buildings, The one already built  bad cost $400 and was only used  for one day. There were sufficient  pens and it was only throwing  money away. It would be folly in  the extreme.   They had better im  prove their roads.    H; would give  $10 towards a subscription for tree  planting.  '  Coumillor Embree seconded th?  amendment.  Councillor Ladner iu reply stater!  that the public had a right to enter  the grounds at anytime and the  gates had   not   been   locked   this  DELTA   VS.    WIi.SON.  Judge   Martin   Dacides   that Tax  Cannot be Collected. Bamages  May be Arbitrated.  The case of Delta municipality  vs. Dr. Wilson came up before Justice Martin at Westminster yesterday.    On the meeting of the eouit  year. Games, sports and picnic*couaSel foa both 8ides aTgued lbe  could be held at any time by apply-1 p()ints of the case  ing for permission. Provision had  been made in the contract with the  lessee. The show caused competition, created energy and pi evented  them becoming fossilized. The  society intended to plant trees, but  they must have some one to take  care of the grounds otherwise it  would simply become a commonage.  Councillor McCallan said the  show brought new blood to the district, which would otherwise become dormant.  The amendment was curried, the  motion only being supported by the  mover and seconder.  The council then struck the rate  for the year at 7 mills on the dol  lar, the same as last y;ar.  The rules of order were suspend  powers over the Westminster bridge  and their large   power   station   at  Coquitlam   Lake   will    be    ready  shortly when they will have considerable   surplus   power    on    hand,  which could be utilized for this extension.    They are  building   their  own cars at their work shops in the  Royal City.    Two new  large   passenger saloons are now under   construction, to be called  respectively  An;,,,,,,,! I..v c-mncil was .-hie'l-/   "Della" and   "Surrey," which  we  about   a   clause   in the act which  ^pe to see running through   Lad-  states that the collector shall make j,ier "'   the   r'ear   future, bringing  a   statuary-declaration   of the tax l excursionists from all  parts of the  collected at the end of each year, | Provll)ce t0 the :deal suramer resort  also that wbich  has  not  been cc-! a! Bu;:n !:,n  ,; ;y'  lected and the reason..  Declarations for two years for the  Delta Municipality were not produced and it is presumed were net  made.  N. A. McDiarmid, C. M. C, was  the only witness called, to produce  papers, the other witnesses in a<-  tendance being dismissed as the  judge did not think it necessary to  to heir their evidence.  During the afternoon the judge  gave the following as his decision,  CORRESPONDENCE.  (We do not necessarily endorse '.he opinions expressed in this col imn.)  READING XOOM MATTERS.  Editor Delta N<*wn—Sir:. "Sugarbng's'' letter  j in your last issue touches on a vital question.   A  j little more rijior is rtquircd on the   ptirt  of the  j promoters jf this vuvy necessary institution.  No machinery u111 work ivell without lubrication, but  it  is  necessary fur the  engineers to  know that the oil is applied to the proper parts  and judiciously applied.   At the  last   general  meeting 'financial matters were vaguely refened  to, but no documents were forthcoinin,' —and the  that as far as damages, if ailV, Were I subscription list appears to Imve been mislaid.  ed to   enable   the temporary loljpl concerned thev could be settled bv! Anyhow.° one k''"w exaetly ia whosc-'hamIs il  ,    ,        ,     , ,  ., ,. , .   ,     euiiieiiicu, tm.\  eouiu ut.  si_i_e_ uy , w.l;.    A gnance  committee was appointed, but  bylaw to be read three times, whicl ; arbitration, but that  the  tax   can there was 1.0 report fro,,, it at the meeting or  was done and passed.    The amoun! ; 10t u. r-olleoted   owin°- to  the mo-  dirtctorslastweek   1!-v ""' **?•i;i il not 50mc"  ,   ., .,      ,      "0l oe collected, o\vinD to  me pro   whnt irreguIgr tot,, meeting of directors to cou-  UOt tO exceed   $0,OOO,  nor    tne    lll-j pe]. re,(-urns not having    beeil    made    firm the minutes oi r. general meeting, as was  terest more than   8    per    cent,     per ' |,„ ti._ r.-ii«„tr.- done o_ this becasiou?   It seems ,a pity that the  .. ,      _--    _ . ,!    3  me collector. business mejn of the town do nottalte more in-  annum., the note to   he   redeemed;     Costs to be settled   after   the  ar- terest inthe institute, as employers of labor  I they are concerned in its welfare, and it is their  , duty to see that it docs not fail from lack of advice, supervision ru:d practical help on their  p;irt. Tlie prcsptit association, let us hope, is  the nucleus of a future puhlic library where the  young men of th_ town will had healthy mental  recreation when thc;r time ;s rot occupied ;;i  work, ur manly spor,j. Then other institutions  i and attractions will be available, but :it present  the only attractions are the stiect corners and  the top mils of the road fence. Now is the  .winter'of their discontent and now the time lor  guiding hands.  Nonbusiness mail leaves his office or store at  the mercy of any passerby. Why should' the  trustees of public property? Common sense  principles are as applicable to corporate bodies  the pheasant hens breed twice each j as to private individuals.  season,or at least many of them do, I   Iwdf* »3W»« *»<* submit rajM6_r,:yeurs  11111  1 run  aiiw—  Prior Dismissed, Supply  Passed and Appeal to  be made to the Country  on Party Lines.  before the 31st December, 1903.  The highway bylaw was read  a!  second time after Councillor Burr, i  who was absent atthe first reading, j  had enquired why the roads could p Christopher Brown of East Delta,  not remain as they hurt no one. Hei reports a greater number of young  bitration for damages.  PHEASANTS.  was   very   doubtful whether   they  had power to rescind   roads which  pheasants than in any former year.  The winter   and spring   have been  had   been   gazetted, and   .thou- ht! especially favorable   for game, ai d  their solicitors should be  asked  as I the  results are   visible all over the  to the legality ofthe action.  The pound bylaw was then reed  a second time.  Four tenders were received fori  the collection of the road tax. One  at 50 per cent, and three at 10 per  cent,,, one of the latter stipulating  that taxes paid at the office should  be included.  On the motion of Councillor Arthur it was decided that the collecting be given to the clerk as usual,  at 10 per cent, remuneration.  The Reeve reported that he had  shown round the tramway representatives as instructed and that  the English representative had expressed himself yery much pleased  with the prospect.  The following accounts were  passed for payment: Alexander,  hauling lumber, $8.25; M Smith,  $8.75; Sam Kee, work, $8; R H  Gillespie, contract, $146.25; E B  Noble, repairing track at gravel  pit, $44.07: E B Noble, balance of  contract, $2,204.20; T Lasseler,  $37.50; Delta News, advertising  and printing, $20.75; Sing, laboi,  $3.30; Tom, labor, 62 cents; Geo  Ormiston, salary, $60; J Jordan,  constable, $i8.2g; J Jordau, livery,  $55.50; Sing, labor, $15; Jim,  labor, $12.  The Council then adjourned till  Saturday, 13th inst.  Delta lands. He  is convinced that:  although it is the common belief  that they only breed one flock unless  something happens to the eggs or  young ofthe first brood.  truly,  SANDBAG.  John Oliver, M. P. P., returned  home on Thursday.  Charles Gifford has been appointed caretaker of the Mechanics Institute.  The adjourned meeting of the  directors for the King'* birthday  celebration took place last night.  It was held with closed doors.  H. N. Rich has received instructions from Mrs. John Kirkland to  sell the household furniture, live  stock, vehicles, etc., at Hazelgrove  on Tuesday, 16th inst.  TRAMWAY FOR DELTA  Editor. Delta News: We notice a communication in your Inst issue from an individual who  boasts ol the sobriquet of " Sugar-bag," ami who  asserts that a fin ndal statement should be regularly published in The Helta News ofthe affairs  ofthe M. I. & K. ".. We would like to state for  the benefit of th ! public, that each year we have  an annual meeting due notice always being  given, a statemei L by the secretary-treasurer, aa  audit of all acco tuts, &c, and such work always  being satisfac^rctory to the officers and directors,  who are elected y the public, ail business aud  books being op .-. for Inspection by subscribers  at any time and i f irmation cheerfully given by  Suyofficer. If t;.e critics would take a little  more interest in t.... real work and maintenance  ofthe institution aud assist in taking proper care  ofthe M. i. it K. .!. We think it would be much  more beuefici..1 than anything else that  could be done, ... at pieseut the work of looking  after the Instit ;U- has usually fallen on one or  two persons, \. 1, > have done the best they could  to keep up aud maintain one of I.ndnei's best  institutions. F. CUTTING, President,  II. LKW1S,  MAKCARliT STAIN-ON.  C. Brown of Mud Bay is visiting  at the capital.  Hon. Richard McBride is premier  of British Columbia, being the first  native son to occupy this position  and naturally is receiving congratulations from his man)' friends.  The Lieutenant-Governor aftef  reviewing the report of the committee on the Chimney creek  charges   dismissed   Premier  Prior  ; and at once called on Mr. McBride,  | who has been in charge   of  affairs  I for the past week.  The new premier has announced  that the government will he Conservative and as such has called  into his cabinet:    R F Green, min-  ; ister of mines;    Captain   Tatlow,  'minister of finance, and A E Mc-  Phillips, attorney-general.   Charles  | Wilson of Vancouver will join the  cabinet shortly as president of the  council, and the provincial secretary portfolio is to be left open.  The premier is chief commissioner  of lands and works.  j The assembly was prorogued on  Thursday and will not meet  again  ! until after an appeal to the   people  1 on party lines in September.  Charles   Wilson   will    probably  contest Cariboo.  The supplementary estimates were  ! passed including fees for counsel ia  jthe railway enquiry, nfter a protest  from Joseph Martin; alsogrataities  1 for the widows of civil servants,  also for   preparing the  new voters  ; lists and registration, and election  purposes. Public works; Delta  riding, additional to $4,,ooo "voted,  Westminster and Ladnerroad, con*  ditional on New Westminster city  contributing $2,000, $6,000.  Several acts were assented  to "by  j the Lieutenant-Governor, including  i the Victoria tourist hotel bill.  j The proceedings closed with the  National Anthem.  Last Saturday Manager Glover  ofthe New Westminster branch of  the   2   C    E   Railway   and R H  H.J. Kirkland was at the capital  or a few davs this week.  Rev. L. Amor lelt on Wednesday  |to assume his duties at Holy Trin-  ! ity Cathedral, New Westminster.  Ladner has challenged  the  East  Sperling, acting manager at Va_-i1)eUa bo>'s for a baseball game on  couver made a visit of inspection to \ 26th inst" The Public schools close  the Delta. They were met at the rail- j ou tbat date-  way depot, by   the reeve and were   driven to Boundary Bay, iccompan-      Miss Minna  Calhoun,   nurse   at j  iedby a representative of the Delta I the jubilee Hospital, Victoria, was'  'News. They proceeded by the Goudy . vis:tjn„ ..,jti. j.er sjster  vjrs   j  b> j  Upwards of 400 cars a month are,       , .   _     _ ,       t, , visiung wiw ,a«   sister, mrs. j. r.  ■ road to Sunbury where the visitors  st-tinton  this week  now transferred  by ferry from the boarded the Transfer on their he me: W ' '      ______  island to the Mainland.    The Che- j journey. They expressed themselves J  maiiius Saw Mill shipped 'on anLgjjjgbly delighted with;th'epountry Miss Ivisie Lynch of Bradshaw,  average last month five cars a day;j ancj weIe 0f opinion that on such Nebraska, arrived ifli Ladner this  Ladysmith an average of from  two Wl'groUnd they c6_l^  haul  four week   and    is   visiting   with   her  The local lodge of Orangemen  held a meeting last night to ar-  range»for attendance at the annual  demonstration iu New Westminster  on 13th July. Further particulars  next issue.  The reports of the Gamey commission was handed .down to the  legislature on Thursday afternoon.  It exonerates Hon. Mr. Stratton,  and fails to implicate Gamey in any  wrong doing.  grandparents,   Mr.   and   Mrs.  Hartnell.  I to three; Shawnigan, one; Sayward, 1 cai8 with a sraall motor to West.  j one; the Victoria Terminal railway, _inster and Vancouver in two and  lone. Haslauj.ojCNanaimo, has been; three hours, at a lower rate than  [a regular shipper, and there have j th&fafmert were paying for their  1 been local shipments making up, if| produce at present. Acting maillot exceeding, the estimate given. I ager Sperling is the son of one of! evening under bandmaster Fred  • _—_— I the largest shareholders and on the'Land.      The   weather    was   suit-  Joseph Martiu has  resigned   as ' return of the manager from London '• able    and     11,any   availed    them-  The Ladner band gave   its   first  ' open air   concert   on   Wednesday  leader   of  the   provincial   Liberal he proceeds home to   report.    The  party. [company  have   acquired   running  selves of the occasion to promenade  in the vicinity.  1 The new cannery being erected  ! at Steveston, on the site ofthe old  ! Imperial, will be about the largest  on the entire river. There are four  separate lines of machinery, so that  if the supply of salmon is sufficenf  the cannery will have a capacity of  60,000 to 80,000 cases for the season.     '  ■ '     '    ■       -..    ' _>.  , —-•  ;j>.:.-  THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JUNE 6,  1903.  J6f_£  THE  DELTA  NEWS  .PUBLISHED   EVERY   SATURDAY-  Subscription, S.1.00 per year  r~.» ..._..'. 1 •   •      •        '-r     ,l  An interesting item   at   agricultural shows is the sheep  dog trials.  Oh, merchant in thine hoar of eee,  If on this p.iper you   should ccc,  AD\ URTISINC RATUS,  Casual Advertisements, to cents pr  ine   fo  and such an event would be novel Take our ad vie}  and  bi  yyv,  '■    vo   pi  and. interesting to die spectators at; And in   this  journal    advertiii,  the Delta   exhibition.    We   throw I You'll find the project of some uuu.  out this hint to the directors before I Neglect cm offer no er.qqq,  the _Kt insertion, una 5 tents per line  for tvj.cn I .",..'.      .        mi r» , 1 j  tinbsequent insertion.   The  number of tines the prize list is revised.    1 here are i Be wise at once—prolong your daaa,  xeckoned by the splice jjcciipiid,   .2 lines to the  inch. . ■ ■.:.....!     1   1 several Scotch collies in the district  1   Rates tor Commercial Advertisernenja can he  bad ou application at this office. j which have been well  trained   and  •• Heading notices 10 ceh{3 per line for each insertion, sheen farmers would be encouraged  '■  Birth and Death notices, 50:., Marriage. Si."  yi■■>■ special notice, the object uf whlsll Is t<  •rotao e the pecuniary benetit ofuny ItHVividtiu.  sir: puny,to be considered mi advertisement  aud ch irged accordingly.  All advertisements charged for until ordered  out aud paid for.  Correspondence invited on tnattcra of public  istercjt. Coinnjunicatlons to erjitur uiunt he ac-  a__pf!'ied bv npme of writer, nn1 necessarily  fST publication, but as evidence i:f good fai-tn  Tespoudeiice  must reach this office by T.iurs-  HI 11 III  PAROS  Tobacco, Pipes, and Cigarr.  L. G1FF0«D.     -      -       Ladner  Q_rr cap-tide.  ■4m.j evening.  RIC. A. FRASER,  Editor and Proprietor.  to bring up their four-footed shepherds in the way they should go.  No doubt some of our squatters from  ihe land u'cakes would be willing  to assi.-.t the committee in the arrangements.  A silent business soon dekkk.—Ex.  A Farmer Cured of Rheumatatism  IATURDAY,  .UNK   6,   I q02.  WATER   SYSTEM.  "Water, water, everywhere,  and  not a drop to drink"!    That is the  cry in Ladner, and is  likely to   be  Until the people v ake up and   put  some Jife into their parochial leaders.    It ought to be the other way  about.    Even if the Delta municipality has not the power or  means  bf undertaking experimental work  as  a corporation the   Councillors  are the representatives of the rate-  payers and as such should be   the  leading citizens of any movement  for the improvement or betterment  of the people they have the   honor  I •   . .'IV   I  ©f representing.  To give the Reeve  bis due, he has   time   and   again  brought the matter forward only to  receive the cold shoulder from   his  confreres.      Some   time   back   he  communicated with a well borer for  the   Richmond   municipality   and  again with the manager ofthe Government drill at Ashcroft.    In  the  latter instance a conference, it will  be remembered, was arranged with  the residents of Steveston, but  the  latter failed  to   come   up   to   the  scratch.    Still   later   the   Council  was approached   by the   manufacturers   of    boring    machinery   at  Idaho, who offered to sell them   a  plans     at     a     big       reduction  "owing to   the    distance.       This  ww  thrown   out     because    the  machinery might require mending.  Again the Council was   placed   in  jouch with another American firm,  and the fate of that correspondence  is still fresh iu the  memory of   our  readers.     Now   the   Council   has  taken   no   ijsteps   to   obtain   data  from other municipalities, and that  at least   they might   easily accomplish in   their corporate   capacity,  they would then have some definite  Information to lay before a   public  meeting.    It has already been demonstrated  that water  can   be   obtained at  a   reasonable   depth   in  different parts of the  Delta.    The  Creamery Co., the Imperial   Farm  and the B. C. Investment Co. have  all obtained good supplies of fresh  water.  In any case tbe   municipality is  justified in approaching   the   Government for assistance lor the loan  of a drill in this important matter,  through the member for the district.  In order to avoid   petty jealousies,  which have no doubt influenced tbe  several  suggestions, the   Agricultural Society should also   be   approached and the   show   grounds  placed at the disposal  of  the  experimentalist.   }f this proposition  is taken up it should  meet with  gtneral   approval and   our   homes  will soon  be  protected  from  the  scourges    of     amine    and    disease,  which  arise   from  deficient  quantity or inferior quality of  the  water supply.   The   terrors  of a  conflagration will also be lessened.  The Redistribution Act comes  into force wheu the present Legislative Assembly is dissolved, and  new lists must then be compiled in  each electoral district. The first  Court of Revision must be held  within three months from the dissolution.  TRANSPORT   TO   VICTORIA.  "A man living on a farm near  here came in a short time ago completely doubled up with rheumatism. I handed him a bottle of  Chamberlain's Pain Bulm and told  him to use it freely and if not satisfied after using it he need no*: pay a  cent for it " says C P Rayder, oi  Pattens Mills, N.Y. ''A few days  later he walked into the store as  straight as a string and handed me  a dollar saying, 'give me another  bottle of Chamberlain's Pain Balm.  I want it in the house all the time  for it cured me.' " For sale by F  J MacKenzie  CHURCH   NOTICES  The Victoria Chamber of Com-  ratrce has compiled a report of the  transportation facilities of British  Columbia and the Northwest to  the Capital. It is based on the replies which have been received, but  it is somewhat remarkable that  neither ILadner or Port Guichon  figure in the report. The questions  asked were (a) State chief exports  from your locality, (b) Have you  any suggestions for an improved  service between your point and  Victoria? (c) Have you any additional information?  The following are some of the  replies:  Gibson's Landing — (a) Farm  produce, stock and lumber, [b] I  do not think that a direct steamer  service to Ladner would pay.  Elgin, B. C —[a] Farm produce  [exports about 1,000 tons oats and  about 1,000 tons of hay annually.]  [b] The present Great Northern  Railway is going to be of great benefit to this locality, and if rates are  reasonable we will be able to trade  with Victoria.  Aldergrove.'B. C. — [a] Live  stock and farm produce, [b] When  we get the railroad built, now being  surveyed, it will make a big difference and put us in a nice position.  Surrey Centre—[a] Farm produce, b It is suggested that a  Victoria firm start a store at  Cloverdale and buy anything farmers have  to sell.  CATHOWC  Reverend Father Edm. Peytavin,  O.M. I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a m.  METHODIST.  Services r.ext Lord's Day at 3 p.m  Sabbath School at 2 p m  evtry  Sunday.      Prayer   meeting   every  Wednesday evening at 7.30  A N  Miller, pastor  St. ANDREW'S i?RBS_YT_RIAN  Services next Lord's Day at 11  a. m.and 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath School at a p m Midweek meeting on hursday evening  at 7:30 -'clock  Thomas Oswald, minister.  BAPTIST CHURCH.  Service Sunday evening at 7:30  o'clock.    Duncan Welsh, preacher.  A   O   U   W   •  DKI.TA   LODGE   NO.   13,   meets   fin     and  third   Tuesdays   in   ea:h month in Wad-  d-ll's lull.  T. W. _i*KR, Recorder.  THOS. K. I.ADNSR, M. w.  I. 0. F.  Court Ossso, No. 3443, meets  in I O 0 F Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  each month Visiting brethren  always welcome. C. R, J B  Burr; R S,   B S  McDonald  Eggs for Haiching  For the  balance   of  the  season  will   sell  White Rocks at $1 per  setttng.    Secure them at once.  Thos. E. Ladmkx  TAILORING  Clothes Altered, Cleaned and Repaired.  Parcels left at \V. L. McBride's store and A. Walter's and W. K. McClellan's barber shop will be  culled for ou Monday and returned on Saturday.  O. W.WALKER.  Photography  Photos, Views, etc., of all  kindsdone on short notice.  Q.   H.   BYROM,   Ladner,  B.   C.  Windsor Hotel  Corner Columbia A. Betbie, su.  NKW WX»T1(INST*E  Sample rooms for emnmerci,., traveler.. Ceo  tr.illy situate! in business portion of the idty  Aecommodatiou aud dining room first class. Convenient to tramway terminus and CPK depot  and steamboats.   Rates $i, $1.25 and $1.50.  A. VACHON.      - Proprietor *  Hotel Colonial  J. S. 1NSLSY, -r»>.  Rates, I1.50 and $1.00 per day.  Special attention glren   to Commercial  Trarellers.  Cor. McKenzie aud Clarkson Sts.  New Westminster, B. C  jjsJHS ♦'»"> »■!'■■> «■») Hi 41 a '>■■■$ s jfr » ifr I ♦«8>'«<>'r«>.».^><i»> .A I <l »i«> s A » fr-»fr  The  Delta  News  THE PEOPLES' POPULAR PAPER  V  To increase your Business insert an ad. in The Delta  News, it reaches every household in Delta Municipality.  It contains all the Local happenings of the village and  district and no businees firm  should neglect to have an ad.  in it.  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 laste 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  H0LBR0OK 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 in the city.  USE  "They Enrich the Earth."  VICTORIA. CHEMICAL CO.  W. J. BRANDRITH, AGENT,  LADNER, B. C  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  R. A. & I. SOCIETY.  At the last meeting of the Royal  Agricultural Society of British Columbia, held at New Westminster,  W. H. Ladner, one of the vice-  presidents, was voted to the chair,  in the absence, through illness,  o. President Trapp. Among  otheis present were S H Shannon,  Cloverdale; A D Paterson, J W  Hollingshead, Ladner, and J M  Steves, Steveston. The total  revenue at last exhibition was $21,-  299.15 and only $100 debts were  outstanding. $200 have been received towards the next show.  Very few alterations were made in  the prize list. In the cattle section  it wa; decided to erase the stipulation that "all except the  bull   may  1 ■ \    '  be bred by the exhibitor" as being  superfluous. In horses, trotters  are classed as "standard" simply.  The irst prizes in this sectit.n have  been raised to $20 and no seccr.d or  third will be offered in any of the  horse classes. The appoinfmen'. of  judges was left to the directors.  ill  (Westminster Branch)  Time Table  Cars leave Went minuter fur Vancouver at 6 a.m.  and hourly thereafter until 9 p. m.; Saturdays  and Sundays at 10 p.m.  Cars leave Vancouver for Westminsters at 7  a. m. and hourly thereafter until io p. in.; Saturdays nari Sundays at 11 p.m.  I'KKIGHT  CARS.  We run first-class freight cars between Westminster and Vancouver and all shipments are  handled with the utmost earc 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   _-. SHILKS, V. R. GLOVER  Traffic Mgr. Local Mgr.  Westminster, fi. C.  Clarington Hotel  South Westminster,  Strictly first class accommodation.    Good stabl  ling.   Careful attention given to hcrsea.  J WISE, Prop.  Hotel I.eland  R. Dowswell, Trop. Vancouver, B. C.  One block from C. P. R. Depot and Steaaieoet  wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled.  Kates, $1.50 to fi per day.  Cor. Granville and HastingsSts.   -   -   -   Tel. u.  Surrey Hotel,  SOUTH WKSTMINSTRR, S. C.  Mrs. K. George,  Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout.   First class accom  modation.   Choice liquors and cigars.  Good stabling In attendance.   '    • >  McRAE & Co  HI IK  NEW WESTHINSTER, B. C.  A full line of English and Irish  Tweeds and Fancy TroMserings always kept in stock.  Victoria Terminal  Raiway & Ferry C°  —r."—  If! DOllS! _H  T  '        t  T  <•  ••••••••#••••••••«•••    ••_••••••«••••••••••_< •  «>  Job Printing  of all kinds done neatly and  at reasonable prices.   If you  want anything in the printing  line yon ean get it at The  Delta   New*    office.     Leave  your order a_,d it will be at*  tended to.  All kinds of nice pretty things.  Special induceaeats to Sunday  Schools and other committees and  large buyers generally.  Don't ferget the place.  Mackay & Southon  Colunibl»»tr«»t,       NKW   W_8TMTO8TK«,ri.C  Butter Makers  Secure your parchment at The  Delta News office. This stock  of paper is th« best in the  province. Ton ean get it  either printed °* plain. When  you need butter paper fall or  send to this office.  !  i»  ii *  Leaving Victoria at 7 a. m., returning arrives at  6*35 p. m.     Arrive., at Port Guichon 11 a. m.,  leaves on return at 3 p. m.  1 rains between Cloverdale and New Westminster   are  governed   by   time   card ou the Great  Northern Railway.  The Delta News  On2 Dollar a Year.  P. Clark  General Blacksmith  Ladner, B. C.  First  class  eshoing  a specialty.  t tbe Delta Views, Ladner  .   [   .   . .». .  _,.._.. A ..♦._.«._..._>.-.«. I  -   1  | ^  | I 1 ^ | ^ - Sj  1 f/, 1 Q 1 j| | J| I.  *  «>  1 the delta news, Saturday June 6, 1903.  ■WW   I    III  Ill I  KING'S BIRTHDAY  CELEBJRATION  A meeting of .the directors was  lield at G. F. Green's .office on  Tuesday evening. Thene was a  jgood attendance with L. Gifford in  the chair.  The finance committee reported  fair progress but the lists were not  yet completed. It was however  considered that the following programme could be announced subject to alterations:  Baseball match with a Royal  City team, if possible, against a  combined Ladner and East Delta  team.    Prize, value $10.  Football match for boys under  16.    Prize, value $5.  Bicycle race, tree for all; time  limit.    Prize, value $d>  Pig race for Chinamen. Prize,  value $5.  Ttot and pace, $35 added money,  free for all, best 2 out of   3   heats,  one ii&ile  Green trot, $25, same conditions.  Running race, $30, half mile.  Pobv race,   2  heats,   #3©,    14J.  'hands, half mile and repeats  Novelty race, $10, 3 out of 4  heats, naif mile dash.  Entrance for the first three horse  •events 10 per cent., and for the  pony and novelty 5 per cent.  Novelty race, special prize, $3.  Donor, R. C Abbott.  The secretary was instructed to  e igasje * judge from a distance,  who would have full powers. He  also to authorized to issue posters  The chairman announced that  the band had offered their services,  and the proceedings would p¥ob  ablp wind up with a dance in the  evening.  W. H. Livingstone Was authorized to interview the steamship  'owners and ■Secure a Special boat  for the occasion, as many visitors  _, ti promised to attend from the  Rnyal City. Boat to leave the city  <it 10 a. 'i..  All entries must be made at the  secretary's office before noon on the  -day, catch weights, and'the racesfto  .tart at 1 p. m. sharp. Entrance  •at the gates 25 cents.  The meeting adjourned till 8:90  j>. m. on Friday^  jJP.HN' OLIVER, M P P  A noteworthy development ofthe  situation, writes the Times, is the  sudden advent into the arena of a  totally new force in the person of  John Oliver, of Delta. All recognize that his recent servbe to the  province has been of such a marked  character as to make of him a factor  to be represented with a future ad •  ministration. Many insist that as  tne man who almost single-handed  carried the investigation which  overwhelmed the government he  should be given the task of reorganizing the affairs of the province  and cleansing departments. His  sterling integrity would make him  a strong figure in the fight acceptable to almost all cla.sses of Liberals.  He has also developed during the  last year remarkably in his grasp  of public questions aad of procedure,  and on the stump he is wondefully  effective, as Mr Eberts learned to  his sorrow iu North Victoria.  LOCAL ITEMS.  Miss Lester .of Vancouver was al  C. Beadleston's on Sunday.  Wire  W. Holmes has lost a valuable  draught mare from inflammation of  the bowels.  Geo. Adams has returned much  improved in health after a sojourn  at the Royal Columbian   Hospital.  Dr. Tolmie of Victoria, arrived  here on Monday morning on private business and left again on  Tuesday evening.  €#St  Eastern Catalogue Prices on  Fe_;!_j.  0 Hsr, 49 inch high, 70 cents per rod.  K    "    4$   "       ''       «         Jthcr StyleB and heights at like prices.  J G WADE, Ladner.  ■ __*J__._I_j;T"V7^'T*imiTss*_s_ss<efc  nt-Reform  John Taylor, K. C, was in Ladner last Saturday in connection  with the case of the Delta Municipality v. Dr. Wilson.  MAIL   MATTERS  Residents of the Lower Mainland says the Colonist.are about to  petition the postal authorities to  arrange for the transmission of  mails daily by way of the Victoria Terminal Railway & Ferry  Co. As the service is at present, it  takes residents at Aldergrove for  instance, the better part of a week  to get a letter to Victoria and an  answer, by way of Vancouver; and  now that excellent daily communication is furnished by the Sidney  route, they consider it inconceivable  why the postal department has not  made arrangement for increased  postal facilities.  The question is to come before  the next meeting of the Victoria  Chamber of Comme.roe, but the  initial movement is exjpected from  the Delta side.  Mrs. Kidd, wife of T. Kidd, M.  P. P., returned to her home on  Lulu Island on Monday after visiting her sister, Mrs. Beadleston.  Col. R. Wolfenden, the Kiag's  printer at Victoria, has been Ra*  zetted to the Imperial Service Or*  der, which King Edward has instituted for his direct recognition of  merit throughout the Empire.  To Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  Insure your Stocks, Houses and  liarns in the Ang_o-Am_kican and  Equity Firf Insuranck Compan-  iks. 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  Residents of this school district  are called upon to meet on the 27th  inst- to elect a committeeman in the  place of Thos. Thirkle, whose term  of office has expired. The annual  meeting also takes place at the  same time.  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 as we sav we will.  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.  ■ Fashion  Stables . .  Wm. Alexander,  Proprietor.  UNPRECEDENTED FLOODS  NETS   FOUND  Mr. N. H. Bain of the Canners  -Association, received word on Mon-  <day night that the bulk of nets,  ietc, stolen from the Canadian Pacific Canstery ou Empire Day, had  been recovered and were on their  way back to Steveston. The Fraser  River Canneries Association offered  ■$ioo reward for their recovery*  The case was worked up, and >on  Thursday last Officers Campbell  and Jordan qui-try slipped  out of town and by Saturday they had recovered the  boat, nine nets and some of the  lines. Ti'e 'thieves w«!re traced  from Steveston to Point Roberts  and Blaine, Wash., and the nets.,  were finally located in Birch Bay,  about eight miles south of Blaine.  As the nets, etc., were worth over  $1,000 the cannery peopte are very  pleased at the recovery of the  property.  Unpiecedent floods are raging in  Central and Eastern Kansas; Northwestern Missouri, Eastern Nebraska and southwestern Iowa, the result of ten days of almost  continuous downpour. The gen-;  eral situation is considered1  most grave, with no immediate relief in sight. Marry lives have been  lost, and it is estimated that no less  than 25,000 persons have been  driven from their homes, many of  which were washed away. The  property loss will run well up into  the millions of dollars.  On Sunday evening Dr. King  was called to attend a Chinaman  named Shing who had been taken  suddenly ill. The man, who was  about 30 years of a *e, expired a  few minutes after the doctor's arrival from heart failure.  The steamer Transfer was delayed on Monday morning by the  Vosemite, which was flying signals  of distress in the gulf. Her cross-  head cracked while returning from  Victoria to Vancouver and the  Transfer towed her into Steveston,  where the passengers were landed  aad proceeded by train.  C. A. Colman, missionary to the  Chinese, on behalf of the Presbyterian Church, left on Monday for  New Westminster stations, after a  few days' work in Chinatown and  the canneries. This was his first  visit since February as he has a  large circuit to traverse, extending  to Yale.  'Phone. 20  Ladner. B. C>  J. F. STAINTON  -dealer in—  Bicycles,  Farm  Implements,  Hardware, etc., Ccal, Coal  Oil and  Gasoline.  Agent for the McCormick and  the Deering Machine, and  Binder Twine.  Manufacture of  Wooden   Pumps,  All Kinds of Repairing, Farmers Scales. Auctioneer.  TENDERS  Will be received up to June 15th, 1903, for the  purchase of Timber Lot 8, Section 14. Township  5, New Westminster District, 20 acres, more or  less.  The  highest  or  any tender  not  necessarUy  accepted.   Address  MRS. BROCKI.EHURST,  84 Fourth St., Victoria. B. C.  C. P. K Co.  TIME TABLE  Placed Sis Mark  Above the Crowd  The combined experience of our many expert tailors  produces garments at least as good as the best one-  man-custom-made kind and at oue-third less cost.  It is not alon« because of the saving that men buy  Fu>Reform, because they get better fit, better finish,  better style.  Suits and Overcoats from $10 to f.30.  Pattts, $3, $4, $5 and $6.  Tit*l\eform Wardrobe  333 Hastings Street, VANCOUVER, B.C.  Mail order* promptly attended to.   Self-me_iur_ment blaakfe  and samples on application.  ♦»*+'»♦■»»*♦»♦♦ ♦■H-lM-f+f -♦»*■»»♦'♦■»»»■»«■♦.+ _+  Delta Transfer Stable  LADNER, B. C.  SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND  8ADDU, HOWMI  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team Work Bone at Speolmlly Lew  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietw.  "Ladner" No. 10.  H'lltlU'rWHUMO  If you want first class work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE  New Method Steam Laundry  NEW WESTMINSTER,  L. Gilford, Agent, - - !__■__<_►  Leave Laundry on Monday aad  it will  be returned  •_ S_t_r4af/«  Gents clothes cleaned and pressed.     Blankets aad Curtains a specialty.  I  Call at the Old Stand lately occupied by P. Clark.  First class work. Your patronage solidta*!  W. H. TAYLOR,    -    -    PROF.  GREATLY  ALARMED  ly a Persistent Cough, but Permanently Cured by Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy.  H. P. Burbage, a student at law,  in GreeHville, 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  of consumption." Mr. Burbage,  having seen Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy advertised, concluded to  try It. Now read what he says of  it: "I soon felt a remarkable  change and after using two bottles  of the twenty-five cent size, was  permanently cured." Sold by F.  J. MacKenzie.  HIGH   WATER  Fearinga recurrence of floods on  the Fraser River this Summer, the  "Dominion Government Meteorological Department has instructed Mr.  .Bayiws-Reid, the local Meteorolo-  'gist, to establish a series of look-  •out stations on the Fras*T, to give  'telegraphic warnings, of the state of  'the water daring the seasons <Jf  ^anticipated floods. Stations will  iprobably be added as qc^Sjjon may  jrequire Reports '.will ibe -seen at  the Victoria meteorological office  jftfid wprnings issued.  The Misses Alice and Violet  Ladner, daughters of T. E. Ladner,  have successfully passed their examinations, both in theory and  practice, by the examiner of the  Royal Conservatory of Music. The  examination took place at All Hallows, Yale. The examiner proceeds from British Columbia to  Australia.  PIGS WANTED.  Wanted ao store pigs, nbout 90 or ino lbs. each,  for the Delta Creamery Co., t,td. Apply, stating  price, to C. P. CRKEN,  _aduer, 22nd May, 1903. Secy.  NEW  WESTMIN STER-STEVESTON  ROUTE.  The postmaster in a neighboring  town has posted the following rules:  "No letters will be delivered until  they are received. If you don't get  a paper the day you expect it have  tke postmaster to look in all the  boxes and down the cellar a'so.  It ought to be there somewhere,  and he likes to hunt for it just to  please you. If your friend don't  write, cuss tbe postmaster. He is  to blame. If he tells you there  is no mail for you, put on a grieved  expression ahd say: "There ought  to be some." He is probably hiding it for the pleasure of having  you call for.it two or three times a  day."   Ask him look again.  Jewelry  __S_________B_____S______S___S  Steamer Transfer, leaves New Westminster at 2 p.m . daily, except  Sunday. I saves Steveston Monday, 7 a.m., Friday 6 a.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6 p.m., calling _t Fraser River landings detwsen New Westminster and Steveston.  VICTORIA NEW  WESTMINSTER  ROUTE.  j  S.S. Princess Louise leaves Victoria  Tuesdays and Fridays at 7 a.m.  Leavos New Westminster Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 a. ni.,  calling; ai Mayas, Stevostos and  Guichon.  NEW   WBSTMINSTSR-CHILLIWACK  ROUTE.  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY  B. C—Noted Brand.  PHOENIX—With Eagles.  OLD SPORT—Always Reliable.  B. WILBERG & CO. wsw wbstIhstb*, ■. i  P. O. BOX Ml.  Brooches, Ghalns,  Guff Links, etc.  Ready for you to Pick  IB  and Watches  Large and small.    Good time  keepers.    Inspection invited.  ANDREW CLAUSEN  Ladner, B. C.  S.S. Bsaver leaves New Westminster  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at S a.m. Leave* Chilliwaok  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m., calling at Eraser  River landing between New  Weatminster and Chilliwack.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVBR ROUT*.  S.S. Charmer leaves Victoria daily at  1 a.m.    S.S. Charmer leaves Vancouver daily at i:15 p.m.  All   steamers   from   Vancouver    sail  irrom C.P.R. wharf.   The Company reserves   the   rigkt    of   changing   time  table at any time   without   notification.  For fall particulars as to time,  rates, etc., apply to nearest agon*, or  to  JAMES SCLATER,  The Hit of  the Season  Our Millinery Opening, the most successful event eVW _fcid in thit  city. Our aim is to make this store your shopping place, and we intend  keeping all that's new and up-todate at prices which defy competition.  Try us for a Carpet  We certainly can suit you if quality, design and price will dn it.  Our importation this season is very large and we know the goods were  bought right. Our range of new colors takes in a magnificent variety •  Fawns, Reds, Greens, etc., in Floral and Oriental designs with Borders  and Stair Carpets to match, in Wiltons, axminsters, Brussels, Tapestry  and Ingrain; in fact we doubt if a finer assortment can be fonnd an t__s  coast.   We are selling Carpets.  Our Show of Dress Goods  Each day our range is growing. We can now show yon • s»Vt_y  range of Voiles, Camas Cloth, Nappa, Minstrel Cloths, _erge_, Mnna  Veiling, etc., in all the very newest colorings, at moneysaving price*.  Orders by Mail carefully and promptly attended to.  Vancouver  Depot   and   438  street, or to  Hast_i_s  J. W. TROUP, 1. J. COTU,  Manager, Asst. Gam. Pass Agi.  Victoria, Tano—rer.  I H. A. IWBItN, AGT., WCSVMIM_TS&.  The Money Saving Spot  IS AT  OmllStevensoR&a)  Corner Hastings and Richards Street*  VANCOUVER,  r  ■ THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY JUNE 6 ^03,  LOCAL NEWS.  Mrs. J. R. Watson has   returned  from Portland, Oregon.  Kow-Kure now  in  stcck  drug store.  it Ire  a  Mr. and Mrs< D, MpGregor were..  ^psitors to the citiest this week.  W_i. Alexander has added- another fine, team of fine heavy  draught horses to his stables.  Try a bottle of pur " Best Sars-.  parilla " lor a hlord- purifier and a  bottle of Syrup of Hypophosphites  for. a Fprinp; Umic and in i-± results.  I;. J. %i$_zie.  90Si Mf_a_  ^%M2\  vJB  &£&&&$&   _?»V?'._fB_f t_w^_2^  _? _^«__P<_»)'     _|    *;.*>*&_£_£     W _y ^fptSSffi  Sunday school will  be   held   as  usual at All   Saint's   Trenant   tc-i buttons  morrow at 10 o'clock.  Mr. and Mrs. Woodward came  over from Vancouver op Mcnday  to visit, the,ir nephew, W. H. Smith.  We wash clothes by tbe new  method. Leave your lines! with  our agent in Ladner, L- Gilford on  Monday- It will be returned lo  you on, Satorda; . No tears, frays or  if by t.ur process. Tie  New Method Steam Laundry, New  Westminster.  j\fiss Dement, sister of Mrs. E.  A- Bown, has returned to her home  in Blaine, Wash., after several  days visit.  John Richardson, of Mayne Island, who has been in the Delta for  several weeks engaged in shearing  sjieep, has returned home.  The,, sports committee* foe the  King's bjrthday celebration adver-  tise_tj:e^r list of events and ask all  interested to look out for their posters giving further particulars.  The Delta corporation call for  tenders in this issue lor the^ delivery  of brush and rock at the gulfside  dyke. Further particulars can be  ojrtajriad from Councillor McCallan.  Mrs. Brandrith and son left on a  yisit to Vancouver on Monday.  The genial secretary of the Fruit  Growers Association is progressing ____  favorably, only a sa all ankle bone  bring broken.  There's quality that gives satisfaction, there's excellence that  makes health, there's economy and  comfort in Nels Nelson's lager beer.  _'*3.-® *_« _■»_. o3 »©.__. a  |A full line  5„ 0f  ».,(j€.nt_  Call at the Leading Boot and Shoe Mouse and you will |*  F urr i h ir,g  get satisfaction both   inquality and  price.      Latest  styles if|  and up-to-date foot wear unexcelled in the province.                 I j? /  E. SINCLAIR, [iMMMfBlWii    /  I\T.  11ICH,  LADXER, B. C.  Notary Public, Auctioneer, ,  Estate aiii Insurance Agent.  $10,000 to   advance ost  Iffortgagesi.  Purchii.tlnK Atrent  Bruckman-Ker Milling- Co. Ltd,  Celebrate  / 'nrn  ©»3e_o_o_ijSXi»Oe,!'»Ssi?«|_a o(S«B»eo.?S»8»G«(  *  © L&B-&  HAVE YOU SEEN  _Fi  tmporsum  o" When  in  town call and inspect our stock.    We think we _  § have as good as the best in British Columbia, and at  prices that •  Q will stand comparison.    Our Carpet,  Oilcloth and Linoleum de- £  • parttnent is sine to ples^e.you.      Pillows and Mattresses in large •  % variety. ' Bedroom. Furniture,   Sid^ljuards,  Chairs  of every  de- ®  9 scription.    Extention 'fabl-8, Curtaip Poles and fixtures.  Picture ©  i. Framing, Qo-Carts, Iron Beds, etc., etc.    In   fact   almost every e  thing you need in tlie furnishing line.    We dont   consider it   a  9  o  9 trouble to show our goods, because it almost invr.riably means a &  sale sooner or later.    Mail orders receive our careful and prompt  £  attention.    Give us a trial.  • JOHN   A.   LEE,  Dupont Block, J  Tel. 7  ?■_•  New Westminster; B. C.  999»9»99(S»9*9*®m999o9» • ©•*„-«©«0»©«C,e©»©oG)_8«_  Brewed and bottled at ihe Westminster Brewery. Look at it,  taste it; the result is always tl.e  same—you pronounce it good.  A christening took place at the  residence of Thos. Foster on, Sunday afternoon in the presence of a  Cpw friends- The- Rev. Oswald  baptised the child—Thomas Edward. Some nice presents were  received.  ..-.jit.    •:. 1..  ' g. ■  H. M. Vasey of Riverside bas  tbq cup presented by. H. D Helmcken, H. P. P., for the. best draught  horse at last year's provincial exhibition. The cup bas to be won  two years before it. becomes the  property of the holder.  .Ice, Cream   today   at   the   City  Bakery.  The Reeve and Councillors visited the gulf dyke on Wednesday  morning an^i authorized Councillor  McCallan to exceed the limit of expenditure in repairs, in consequence  of the damage done by the sea. By  t|his means thiey hope to avoid additional cost next year. In connection with this an advertisement  appears in another column calling  for tenders.  Ice   Cream   today at   the City  W. E. Fales, the house furnisher  of New Westminster, has inaugur  a.t«d 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  table, lace curtains, curtain chains  and curtain, poles with full trimmings, wash stand, towel hanger,  towel rings, large mirror and, many  other qqyel combinations. The entire window space is devoted to  show the articles and the sale is  sure to b^ kept up with interest  the entire week.  Ice. Cream   today at  the. City  Bakery.    Loggers will do well to read what  Wm. Johnston's big shoe house of  New Westminster has to say about  the " King of the River " Logging  t> in their ad today.  TENDERS  QUAKED tenders will be received by the Delta  Municipal Council up until Saturday, June  l^ti1, 1903, nt 2 p. in., for^the delivery of J50 cords  of brush and j(oo yards of "ock st the Gulfside  dyke, before S»:pt._ber ist. 1903. Brush supplied to be either cedar, fir or spruce, rock not  to be less than ten pounds. Satisfactory bonds  tp be furnished. For further particulars apply  to Councilor James McCallan.  N.  A. McDIA.RMID. C. M. C.  Ladner, June 4th. 1903.  HAZELGROVE,  Near Ladner  Notice of SALE BY  AUCTION  One MllcHCow, i Mare, t Phaeton, set of single  Harness, set of bob, sleighs for buggy, sleigh  bells, fur sleigh robe, cattle chains, churn and  dairy utensils, one-third share in large tree  spray pump and fittings, 2 lawn mowers, hoes,  spades and shovels, fruit press and dryer, 3  BKDROOM SETS, Carpets, Matting, Ragssnd  Oilcloth, 2 carpet iweepers, rocking and other  ciiaira, cooking stove and other stoves, 1 steam  cooker, large washing machine, tvibs and  clothes wringer, hand express wagon, set of  beam scales, vinegar jars and barrels, bird  cages, lamps, lanterns and clicks, carpet  stretcher, fruit ladders, TEN HIVES OF  BKKS-, wax and entry hives, 1 dozenChicktns,  1 Tent, canvass hummocks, itc, which  MR. H. N. RICH has received instructions from  Mrs. John Kirkland to sell by AUCTION on  the premises as above on  TUESDAY, JUNK i6tli,at_ Vclock  TERM CASH.  King's birthday  celebration  Cl  e  .('.'/     •     •     s  PICKLES  AND  CATSUP  Naval Oranges  and  Bananas.  -AT  THE-  CITY BAKERY  <9> •»*>■%.-•*■'<». -_►■%.<»■-*_>«_v<0<*b.■»•■*»>■%,-•*.<<&-*»-*»-<*• ■*■-*•  , a ii m as/  <VS  4_  4/X  <?,<- V,N  largest, Freshest and Best  f_ L. MoBRBi  Phone 6.  z, n  ^ 9  & v.cr  *y  Q  _  _  9.  9  9\  s  9  v  9  •  9  9  _  9  _9_»_«>G»(De3c(_.!_o_9G-i_'3  •©«>©o©®®«©s®ee«e»G«*S»e  t T  % A NEW LINE OF •*  f «■  > c»   vv "v . /   _/   _r   s'v  ^  ^ *?  GROCERIES,  TINVvARE, GRAN1T-  WARE, Etc., Etc.  i Gurney Foundry Co.'s Stoves )  Oorreot Style few  Summer 1903  Our goods are all new nnd up to dat'.-. Sotn.  veiy dainty things showing in White I.iner.  Lawn, and Organdy Waists. Dou't fail to  see our  $1.50 Blssck Sateen Wqlsi  With rtutia Trlininsngs. A WoiuiciT.il  Bargain,  Gordons Bfyg/oods Mousse  New Westminster, B. C.  Mail orders promptly attended to.  Just received   a   full   line   oi  >DOD'S MIXED   PAINTS   in*  t all Shades.    None better. (  LADIES BLOUSES  LADIES SKIRTS  LADIES SAILORS  .1,  LADIES WHITE UNDERW'EAK  ♦  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS V  'RESH  EVERY :< WEEK  +  +^+%H^+vV^A+^-f.:-4-v+-!.-t-.J+^^i.:.^+>.j.^..<«f^^.H-i-  ^^SBtSktB  m^SWSsm Was  id i«_ « Vj- ii     ,-.*Mv' &  ••■♦*♦■ ••♦*«*--*J* ■»• **■>• ••♦^♦•« ■•^* ■•■♦*♦• s i»J». ••♦*♦• _.♦*♦•_•**♦  ilUllAWB I  X _  ____r______rv  PAINTING, VARNISHING,  PAPER HANGING,  J. HENLEY  i  1  -•»  NKW WESTMIN.STKR,  B. C.  .*♦ Manufacturers of all kinds of  AND   CALCIMINING.  The undersigned is prepared to j  do all kinds of the above worl-  in a first-class manner.    Man v. !  facturer of all kalsomine used.    '  C. Beadleston,  - Ladner, B.C.!  fms  In  bicycles.  1903 Brantford, highest grade $45.  "    Massey  Harris    45  "    Cleveland    45  "    Perfect    45  Soda Water, Ginger ♦>  I    Ale and Summer    .♦.  ! Drinks. j.  t y  J       Your patronage solicited      •  .•.••♦.•^*t.».»*^».»J*.».»*».».»**.«.***.».»*4,».**«.»^**.«.»*»  Crescent.,  Sports and Races  AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S  Grounds on the above date under  the auspices, of the Ladner Driving Park Association.  Baseball Match (seniors)  Football Match (juniors)  Open Bicycle Race, all comers  "        " "■  boys under-15  Free for all trot or pace  Gre«l race    "  Free for all Run  Pony race, 14^ hand or under  Novelty Races.  :.    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  ou any wheel  made.  h. Mccormick,  Steveston, B. C.  )K'«-)K,ti)K'»'^'')K»,)K'»')Kl,'X''i?>('»,)<('»j»t>  Horse Goods! f  Onr   Harness and   Horse  l''nrni:;hii!j.  t   have long proved reliable, and they t  built not only for style but wear.  REPAIRING A SPUCIALTV.  I huqh Mcdowell,  LADNER, B. C.  I  :!;  11  T  H  *  ^•^••^••v*-*^--^-)^*^.-))-:-'^^-^*  Look Out for Posters.  E. GIFFORD,  Chairman.  FRANK J. ROWLAND,  Conveyancer, Notary  Pnblic, General Insurance, Real Estate.  Steveston, ::: B. C.  HIE hi isms  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        " 5:30 p.m.  D. P.. SANDERSON, Agent.  KEW WESTiMINSTER, E. C.  Advertise in The NEWS  |[lini3R.[IIES  3009 WESTMINSTER Road.  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons.  .   .  HOME CROWN AND IMPORTED .   .  GARDEN )-'IKT.D AND KI.UWHR SEED'S.  Bee Hives and  Supplies.   .   .   . Wholesale  and Retail.  Call and exnmiiie our stock at d;;n'tl.e your sel-  ection for Spring pUntin_   CATALOG l'RKE.  M.  J.   HENRY,  Vancouver        -        -        B, C  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 Seles  an! are Handmade throughout. They will cost you $6 a  pa;r.    Money can't buy a better boot.  We have secured the agency for these goods  WM. JOHNSTON,  ALO  In Beautiful Tints for  Wall  Finishing,  Decorating and Mending  a CO  NEW WESTMINSTER. B C.  _   a  Corner front and 6th Stieets,  PATTERSON I HEIR  Contractors  and Builders  LADNER, B. C.%  W N DRAPER,  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  Room 5, Hlltir.l Block, New Westminster.  MUSIC  Mrs. Plewes, Music Teacher. Terms on application.  Dance music supplied.  Ladner, B. C.  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year.  ••••••••••©•©•••©•••_»  -•-_■_ ____ %i»V»V-_ _ - - --^■%.-%/_ « ._____.__.%.-_.«  Brackman=Ker Milling Co.  New Westminster, 8. C.  ■*_■%•-__- --%_^.'%^k._'%.-«y_-»-_'_*._-   -'---■--*■■-_-_-%^-_>- _■%_■»■%. ._  »______•___ ---_-__'__'»/_'% %_J_ _ _ _ _-%.^_ _^. , __«  •^.•o..;..«..;..»..j..o..j...-.;..o..;.-..*..0.,;.....;.....;.... -o..*..>..*..•..;•■»..;..•..5.....;.....;.....;.....;...-.;..,..;.  MEN'S WOOL SOX, 2 PAIR FOR 250  " GREY OVERALLS, 50c a PAIR  "    BLACK BIB OVERALLS, 50c a pair  ■%.-*^ -__•%._____»._________  X      709-711 Columbia Street    ;-;     New Westminster,      Y

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