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Array Vol. 2. Nt. 19.   '  . MB .[■■_"•*_  LADNER, B C, SATURDAY,   JUNE 27, 1903.  $1.00 a year  flic Investigation Lasted  Three Hours, No De»  iigt\ on Part of Tenant,  *V Walker.  **"  An inquiry into tht canst of the  Recent fire at Walker'» barber shop  took place Ui the Town Hall en  Saturday   evening   at   seven  a.nd  jjasted till eleven o'clock.. A large  number ef she public attended and  waited for the verdict which was  |ive« at tht Council chambers after  ihe jury had inspected tht premises  (nd conswiHed wijh. closed  doors  THE RIVER   ROAD,  At the meeting of the New West-  minster City Couacil on Monday  night. H. C. Killeeh, provincial inspector of roads, wrote the Council  and the Board of Trade respecting  tht Ledna* river road extension.  Ht reported that conditional c»  New Westminster furnishing $2,000  and securing the right of way, he  had been instructed to proceed at  once wKh the construction of the  road. He enclosed a list of pioper-  ties across which the road, will  pass, with names of owners interested, and suggested the Council  forward this to the Department of  Lands and Works, together with  the Written consent of the owners  of tht right of way, 66 feet wide.  Aid. VauStone asked if this right of  way condition had been imposed  before, aud the Mayor replied that  he thought not„ though it bad  been mentioned to the late Minister  of Works. At that time, however,  it wast not anticipated there would  be any expense in securing the  right of way.    The   Mayor   also  Government stating that the Council was prepared to forward $ 1,000  when road work was started. He  believed the Board of Trade bad  sent a similar letter. A.s to the  right of way there would probably  be no objection raised if all owners  were treated alike. The matter  was referred to Aid. Holmes and  Aid. Sinclair with power to act.  JH.l4dnef>}.fcBurr, lUjj, **&*$#%{*£ written   t0   the  ft.. KJttHfe J«Wt£er «?   h  Peace, **  'ij^cusi-ed the' • Tljg jurymen  f i^rf Atjfttd w*rc < H.J,, JIutcb.tr-  sen. [fojeematx], Marshall Smith, and  f. * fr_m»_n.   W, tf. Wording.  r» wted a* «agist£«|tts* clerk.  L. Retd, of How««- & Reid, appeared for she ispuioqfidiljr.and G.  % CorbouJ^% tht tatumt, A.  W*V<fiT. £. \. Hcl&wmd, Qbur*.  *cil clerk, g*vc crideooajol tha. dis-.  cqvery ofr the o_tb»en& awA tht  *PP*V*nc* «jjf "thr"9»tbr«ak. J.  Gre/gu, Qpriatable J.. Jordan, and  JjjT. Wilson were also called and  corroborated. A- VWker detailed  bis movements on, *he day of the  fjre. The. following is the text ot  $0. verdicts We consider the fire  started in the bathroom and was  «b» resu.1^ of negligence in Mr.  W,alker leaving kindling wood upon  tht floor,- that he was awara a  (quantity-ofrcoal oik.had beoa, skilled  over. W^consider there is a doubt  ^tsnectinf- any design on Mr. WaJ,-.  ■jer'* f*JW K<* burn. th. buildjjng and  we thjwt/are &M hint guilty of  negligence hut not, oi design* This  decision was unanimous,. The  papers have been forwarded tt the  Provincial Secretary.  T^e a_wal strawberry festival  under the auspices of St. Andrew's  Presbyterian Church took place in  tb% Town Hall on Wednesday  evening. There was a good attendance but the wet weather no doubt  prevented many country people  from coming in. The ladies of the  congregation Superintended the  distribution of the strawberries and  cream. Addresses were delivered  by the Rev. J. C. Cameron, B. A.,  and Rey. Thos.. Oswald, who presided. The vocalists were Mrs.  Houle, Ur Hicks, Professor New  btrry aud Dr. Woodley. Recitations were givers by Misses Robinson and Smith and Dr. King. Mrs.  W. H. Ladner accompanied the  stagers on the piano. The proceeds realized $60.  John Oliver has arranged to hold  veerings in Delta. Surrey, aad  langley, to give tva account of his  actions. 4a. representative of the rid-  jfcg of $*ita, as well as to. give in- |  formation, of the present political  situation... The dajias of the meetings art. as follo«a:: Town hall,  fyadner, Friday. July 3rd, 8 p. m.;  titwB hall,. Surrey Centre, Monday,  Jjuly 6th, 8 p m; Berry's H«U,  langley, Tuesday, July yth.  Dave Walker, tonsorial artist of  Westminster, was in Ladner yester  day taking in the races.  i  nn  1  Wits Sadie Peck arrived on Monday from New Westminster to  nurse Mrs. H. J. Kirkland who is  down with typhoid fever. Dr.  Woodley, her medical attendant,  reports that the patient is progress*  kng very satisfactorily. Miss Peck  ^turned home yesterday.  Mrs. Morrison*, oi Ifembrook,  Ont., arrived on yesterday's boat  and is visiting wish kee mother,  Mrs. Matheson, ot *llonhM for a  few weeks,, and also her granddaughter Mrs. Taylor.  The Reeve reports that the river  has not been six inches over tht  natural bank this season at the  coal landing.  Cardinal Vaughan, Archbishop  of Westminster, is dead. He was  a brother of tht late Archbishop  Vaugkan of Sydney, New South  Wales.  The King's head issue of postage  stamps will take place on Dominion  Day. The present denominations  will be observed with the addition  of a four cent stamp.  Mrs J J Monkman, who. has  spent several weeks at Vetnt* for  her health, returned home Ihnis-  day slightly tmp»»*edk  »m,     -wSSllSJSSSfl.   •  slits C P. Ortf■ sad Miss. MHtfrt (fettn sr«  .^«l,.y eOUs.  Several names of men applying to  be placed on the voters' lists for the  first time have been refused at  Ladysmith on the ground that the  applicants cannot read English.  Wm. McBride and wife of Elgin  drove to Ladner this week and  crossed over the river on their way  to Vancouver.  B. L. Kirkland has been appointed deputy immigration officer  betwetn Blaine and Point Roberts.  Athletic Sports and Horse  Races Keenly Contested  Number ;of Outside People Attend.  The King's official birthday was  celebrated yesterday in Ladner by  sports and races held in the Agricultural Society's ground under the,  auspices of the Ladner Driving  Park Association.  The steamer Transfer brought  about fifty excursiouist from New  Westminster, but owing to the  weather the Victorian was unable  to arrive in time. Horses were entered from various places.  The committee responsible were  L Gifford, W A Kirkland, J F  Qreen, R Moffit, W S Livingstone,  and C F Green secretary.  It commenced to rain shortly  after one o'clock and the cloudy  sky before hand no doubt prevented  many from being present from tht,  country. Nevertheless many vehicles with contented occupants were  present and enjoyed a good days  sport.  J. McNeill cvf Victoria was specially engaged as judge and starter,  but did not arrive and W C Marshall however voluntered and made  an efficient substitute.  Credit is due to the committe for  the condition of the track, the erection of the bleacher and geueral at-  tion to visitors which will no doubt  be appreciated at future meetings.  A grand stand has been erected  by the Driving Park Association,  which becomes the property of the  Agricultural Society, and has been  built with the latter's approval. It  stands stven feet off the ground st  that booths can be placed underneath. The back rises eleven feet  and it is fifty feet long and twenty  feet wide, allowing a three foot  passage along the front. There are  nine seats. At present it is what is  known as a "bleacher," but next  year the association intend to place  a roof over it if funds permit. The  proceeds of yesterday's meet go towards the purchase of material and  the society takes over any remaining liability.  Owing to the rain the baseball  and football matches had to be  postponed.  The proceedings wound up With  an enjoyable dance at the town hall  in the evening.  Following are the result of the  events:  ATHUmc KVKNTS.  Bicycle Usee—For boys under 15 years old, h»lf  mile dash.   1. J. Wildgrore;   2. C. Gifford.*;  Bicycle Usee—Fret for sll, 1 mile dash, li W.  Siddsll.   a. A. M. Karris.  Foot Race—100 yards, 50 cents entrance. For  farmers os former's sons. 1. A. M. Hsrrls. a.  C. Yotke.  HOKSK RACES.  1.—Free for all, Trotting or Pscing-i ■»"« best  a in 3. 1. Walker's Glengarry Patclicu. *■ Jordan's Stormont.   3. Bowman's Biaii(bv« Hoy.  Ed. Raney fell off owing to a collision with  Jordan's wheel.  2.—Vor Green Horses, Tiotting or racing—1  mile best 2 iu 3, open to all horses that have  never won publia money. 1. Marshall's Ret1.  Tom. 2. Ht lliushead's II. C King. 3. Walsh*..  Lauretta.  3—Free for All Running Race—Half mile, best  2 iu 3, catch weight!. 1. l'esther.ton's Artemus.  X. Armstrong's Bessie Trimble. 3. Green's Ramona.  4—I'ony Race—Half mile and repent for ponies  14 1-2 hands s-.d under; catcli weights. 1.  Mitchell's Buckskin. 2. Ijunville's Baldy. 3.  Lord's Point Roberts.   4. Robert's Johnnie.  In the first heat Featherston's Baldie fell.  After this race a protest was entered against  Buckskin on account of being over 14 \'% hand',  and the judge ruled that he should have fourth  money.  5—Novelty Race—Open to horses not winning  first or second money at this meeting, catch  weights. One fourth of money paid at each  quarter mile. Pybus' Plttukett. ist, 2nd aud .ltd  quarter.   Green's Ramona last quarter.  Mrs. Henderson of Winnipeg, and  the Misses Livingstone of Vancouver were visiting with their brother  W S Livingstone yesterday.  President Roosevelt, after a conference with Attorney - General  Knox, has signed an order removing Judge Daniel P. McMillan, ol  the Supreme Court of New Mexico,  on charges ot general immorality.  The Victoria and Saanich  brunches of the Orange lodge will  attend the demonstration of Orangemen in New Westminster on the  12th of July. They will go by the  Victoria & Sydney Railway.  R. May has a novel cherry shelter on sale. It punches out the  stone without breaking up the fruit  at the rate ot from so to 30 quarts  per hour. It is manufactured in  America and would be a very useful articie for fruit preservers.  The News-Advertiser does rot  keep its weather eye open other*  wise it would have known tbat  Ladner celebrated the King's birthday according to official orders. In  London, England, yesterday and  all the ports in the British dominions the day was duly honored by  loyalists.  In an interview given in Rossland Smith Curtis has reiterated  his intention of remaining out of  the field at the election. He says:  "Important private business demands all my time, hence my decision to abandon politics at this  juncture."  In the debate iu the House of  Commons on the Finance Bill, the  chancellor of the exchequer commented on the ?ost of maintaining  the army and navy and said no part  of the empire derived so much  benefit from the navy as Canada,  which country contributed nothing.  The floods have played havoc  with the ferry wharf at South Westminster, and the wharf seems  doomed. Several piles have been  swept out by the flood and the east  end of the wharf is away out of  level. Teams are uot allowed to  cross, and baggage is brought over  it on trucks. Arrangements are  already being made for a temporary  whari.  The meetings under the auspices of the B C Fruit Growers Association will be. held at Salmoa  Arm on July 13th and at Arm-  Strong on the 14th, the regular  quarterly meeting at Peachland on  the 16th. President Mttcalfe, members of the executive Palmer, Earl,  Smith, Kipp and Brandrith will address tke meetings.  1  II  FISHING.  ..  Large Attendance of Parents and Visitors. Rolls  of Honor Presented to  Scholars.  There was an unusually large at-  te_danee of parents and other visitors at the annual examination on  Thursday. Among those present  were Revs. Thos. Oswald, A. N.  Miller, the chairman of the school  board, David McKee, and tbe secretary-treasurer, P. Shirley. Many  of those present signed their names  to the visitoi's book and all expressed themselves as well satisfied  with the progress of the children.  The morning was occupied with  tbe third and second divisions, and  in the afternoon the first division  underwent the ordeal.  The honor roll was then announced as follows:  Division I.—B. S. McDouald,  teacher.  Rev. A. N. Mil|er handed tbe  certificates for the wi_nif«'. t  Watson M, Miller, punctuality ard  regularity. 2 Francis C. Guichon,  deportment. 3 Olga -Kirkland,  proficiency. Thirty-three pupils  were in attendance.  Division II.—Miss Bella Carss,  teacher.  P. Shirley handed the certificates  to the winners: 1 Venanzio Mar-  tinolich, punctuality and regularity.  2 Ruby Kirkland, deportment. 3  Grace Miller, proficiency. Twenty-  eight pupils were in attendance.  Division III,—Miss Daisy Davis,  teacher.  t>. McKee handed the certificates  to the winners: 1 Francis M.  Moffit, punctuality and regularity.  2 Christina M. McGregor, deportment. 3 Minnie Mardesich, proficiency. Forty-three pupils were  in attendance. The teacher also  gave two prizes for writing: 1  Minnie Marderick. 2. Mary  Bussanich.  A pleasant part of the part of the  ceremony was the presentation of a  handsome present and address to  each of the teachtrs. The gifts  were handed and tht addresses  read by the following pupils: To  B S McDonald, by Sidney Rich and  Herbert Hume; to Miss Carss, by  Ellis Stainton and Jtnnie McKenzie; to Miss Davis, by Kate McDonald and Marjorie McKenzie.  Principal McDonald in the evening entertained the whole of his  division at his residence. Games  and plays took place and a very  pleasant time was spent.  The promotions in the different  divisions will appear in onr next,  as the work of classifying has not  yet been completed.  The examination at the East  Delta school was held yesterday,  quite a number of parents being in  attendance. A deR Taylor presented the rolls of honor as below;  proficiency, John Oliver; punctuality and regularity, nary Robertson; deportment, Alice Dennis.  At a meeting of the B, C. Fisher*  men's Unjon arrutigeBients were  made for the starting of a thorough  patrol and picket system from the  mouth of the Fraser to Mission  City, to be commenced when the  season opens. So far only four  hundred licenses have been granted  to fishernmen from the New West*  minster office during the present  year, including the licenses fcr  spring salmon. This is less than  the number usually issued at this  season. Sockeyes are commencing  to run in large numbers on the  Skeena, and spring salmon art  fairly plentiful, according to newt  received from the northern coast.  The prospects for the season there  are considered to be excellent.  The salmon fishing season  cot  mences on July ist.  Councilor T. E. Ladner and wife  are expected back from California  today.  Dominion day celebration will  be held in Vancouver ou the ist  and and of July.  The strike of the coal miners at  Ladysmith is ended and work in  the mines was resumed this week,  Mrs. Mason left on Sunday with  her son to place him at the High  School in Vancouver, and returned  on Tuesday.  H. D. Benson left on Monday,  under instructions from the Gov*  ernment, to inspect and report on  the Chilliwack dvke.  Owing to tbe strawberry festival  at the town hall on Wednesday the  Ladner band did not play its full  program that evening.  The local bench ot magistrates  sat at ten o'clock this morning to  hear a charge of abusive language  against a resident of Crescent Island. Information wot laid before  R. E, Kittson, J. P,  J, G. L. Abbott of Rossland ant  sou of H. Abbott president of the  Lulu Island railway, hat been ap*  pointed registrar at Vancouver, In  the place of T. O. Townley, who  resumes law practice.  On Monday last Peter, the littlt  son of Peter Clark, fell from a swing  and broke his arm at the elbow and  also sustained a fractional disloca*  tion of the same limb. Dr. King  attended to the injuries and the  young sufferer is progressing favorably.  The military and naval -forces in  Victoria honored the birthday of  the King yesterday. A brigade of  seamen and marines with battery  and field guns landed from the  warships and marched to Macaulay  Plains, where the usual salute and  "march past" took place at noon.  F. C. Gamble, public works en»  gineer, is satisfied with the protection given to property by tho  dykes, and says confidence is being  established in them. The smell  break made this year will be easily  repaired and but little loss will result from it. The greatest enemy  they have to contend with is tho  muskrat. Their burrowing ia «  difficult thing to guard against, a»  it cannot be easily detected.  K:  ■ ;,,■*__ or..  ■__■  ■ssksakssi  -____i u.  THE DELTA NEWS. SATURDAY, JUNE 27, *9©$«  THE  DELTA NEWS  PpfSWSHijP every Saturday.  JSpgsc-RiPTiox, $1-00 per year.  A1JVKKTIS1NG KATES.  struggle hard to secure a foothold  in business and were not anxious  to enter into any municipal schemes  involving increased taxation. Many  >f them have had no personal ex-  r.,r 1 perience with fire sn 1 w.ei*   ignor-  Casual  Advertiseui'-'.ils,   10 cents per line  g__Si_ifiu^^ to which   an   111-  recko.ied by the s..|i-v occupied,  12 lines to the    .ip-nificant    l«lslX£     mav    sometimes-  incli  TO* Sabarba- Child.  Thsjjr wert suburbanites, and tbey s»t  at bi-akfatt, Wbea a letter was Landed to the mother, which she read with  rapidly lncreasln. consternation, "llow  unspeakably dreadful!" she exclaimed.  "Cecilia Eoduey'S entire family hus J _. (HFFOWJ),  been practically wiped out. Her moth-  i't- has Uii>d, .and bur fathw. Mr .Uiath-  er and JitU' .cousm.   nil iu ithe  itSMM  PARLOR  Tobacco, Pipes, ai.d Cigarr..  adner  oionthf  Ethel (font years old, who ln hat  Katts tor.cowwt.r.cis'. Advcrt._uiejj,ts Ran be : ,,pread il nofc-"introlled.    So adnui-l ,,_lej  career  _ag experienced all  the  bad:Jnuly.tico.lio..M..t;tl„,o*ce. .     I I *"___:_. ...... _..H.,.l___Tilrl Hi*  ReasUvsuyticc* .incci^s.pof line ior each in-   -jjjjy have SiMlie 01   the  m-.UHltuctUT-  fertiou.  Sirth and Ueal.li notices, 50c., Marj__es$J.oa  Auy goccuU notice, the objecj of which U ti  proinote'thc pecuniary beuelif ol'u.uy individual  Sir company, to be considered an advertisement  and clltirged accordingly.  All ndvertisenicjjts charged  !_• until ordert-d  oat and paid for.  . Curraspvudence Invited  ou  matters of public  interest.   Cumuiuiiicstiotts to editoi must be ac-  «__puuied by name of writer,  in.-, necessarily '  Jjor publication, but as evidence    I' good ul-u. .  Correspondence must reach this o.;,ee by T...11..- (  Slay evculug.  RIC. A. FRASER,  Editor and Proprietor.  SATURDAY,   TUN12   27,   I9P3-  ing companies   provided   for   this  vant that even tlie'smallest  place.'  .nay for a comparatively small sum  put themselves in possession of a] -  'nuratUa which meets every requirement in   this  connection,  and   ir  nost cases this cost   can   be   more  bin covered by the saving effected  in insurance   premiums.    Possibly  enough has already been said to set  ■;omc more of the country business  people thinking, for themselves   on  his subject.    Where there   is   uot  The statistical year book of Can- j ,iready protection and  tbe   condi-  ada for 1902, issued by the depart-  tions call for it the  matter   should  pent of Agriculture! Ottawa, is   tot** t!>ke" up and there is  no  doubt  hand.    The population  of British j  Columbia, 1901., was 178,657, beiu  joys and woea of the suburbs)—Did tbe  cook die, too, inamma'i-Hiirper'a Mag  assise.  A   0   U  VV  POPULATION   STATISTICS.  , an increase of 81.98 per cent, for  the decade. The population of the  electoral district of New Westminster -was 23,822, an increase of 33.-  33 per cent. There was a"decrease  in the returns of the city tf New-  Westminster of 179, the population  standing at 6,499. Vancouver  jumped in the ten years  from   13,-  but that its discussion will in almost  every case result in the decision tc  adopt the obviously sensible course  of providing the necessary apparatus."  Reports from the United Kingdom show that the new licensing  act has had a remarkable effect in  reducing the number of cases of  drunkenness jin the police courts.  The law  is   generally   obeyed   in  Great Britain and the "olack  list"  709 to 26,133,  and Victoria from j has added  a  new   terror   to   evil  *6,84i to 20„8i.6.   The rural popa- \ ioers-   Th« !*w Permlts tlie houses  , , ,     ,   ... ' 1 to be open during certain hours or  Jatiou of the province is  60.26, the  A  Convenient   Conscience.  "I   don't believe  he  has any  cou  science nt all."  "Ob, yes, he has."  "Not much ot a one."  "No; not much of a one, of course,  tn fact, It's of such trifling lmportancs  that when he beats some one out of  $1,000 he can square things with It by  contributing $1.60. to charity. Still It's  a conscience."-  CHURCH    NOTICES  ALL SAINTS TRXXANT  Morning prayer 11 a.m. Evening 7:30 p ni. His I.ordship Bishop Dart.  CATHOLTC  Reverend Father Edrn. Peytavin,  O.M. L Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a m.  DELTA   I.OD0E   No.   i-j,   meets   fir<      and  laird   Tuasdays   iu   ouch month U  Waddell'. hull. T. W. KaliR, Kccorder.  THOS. li. I.AIWSK. M. W.  I. O. F.  Court O.ssko, No. 34.43, meets  in I 0 0 F Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  each month Visiting brethren  always welcome., C. R, J B,  Burr; R S,   B S   McDonald  Waller S. Frsmer-  & Company, Limited  Established WBS  :RC0At(T8  iron,   Steel,' Pipe   SMtlngnmmla/ltd   _'*-,!*/- Qjwti&  SSltiRSfe Wharf Street, VICTOR!^, 1}   L,  Always in Season  The   Suggestion  to   Buy    Home    Goods  urban inhabitants having decreased  proportionately  2.86.     There   are  114,160 males and 64,497  females  in British Columbia, 38,445 families  and 3.6,938 occupied houses.   The  proportion pf sexes per 1,000 is ,639  males to 36 j   females.    There   art.  75,093 and 35,274 singlg males and  females respectively, 2,586  widowers ami 3,096 widows.    99,612 of  tbe   population was native   born.  There are 32,473  Britishers   and  46,572 foreigners,   including   Chinese.      The   church   cf   England  number over forty,   Presbyterians  thirty-four, Roman Catholics thirty-  three, and  Methodists twenty-five  thousand.    Auong the  miscellaneous sects are 570 Salvationists, 554  Jews, 254 Adventists, 130 Quakers  and six Tunkers.    Ontario gave up  23,642 of her sons and daughters to  "British Columbia's up-building before 19,01, Quebec 4,329, Nova Scotia 4,603,   New Brunswick  2,839,  and Priace Edward Island   1,180.  So much for the population returns  shown, interesting to   Biitish  Columbians.  Sundays and they are actually and  effectively closed at all other hours.  In Canada the intemperance of the-  temperance people closes the hotels  he whole day and the houses are  in many places down east open as  usual to|'babitues. The Vancouver  licensing hoard is taking up a new-  hut sensible stand, on the lines of  the Australian law. which classines  the hotels I'ccordiiig to accommodation. It has been decided to  notify certain houses that improvements must be made before renewals  will be granted. Not only ought  the number of rooms to be fixed, but  also their size, allowing so many-  cubic feet of air room for each person, according to the recommendation of the health officer. A point  frequently neglected is the stabling  and provender for horses, especially  in roadside inns. Sanitary matters  should be rigidly examined. Urban  and rural licenses are not on all  fours, but in both the needs of  travellers should be the first consideration, and the saloon trade a  secondary matter. ■    ■  Jmkthodist.  ] ^Services next Lord's Day at 3 p.m  "Sabbath School  at 2 p m   every  Sunday.      Prayer   meeting   every  Wednesday evening at 7.30.  A N   Miller, pastor  ST. ANDREW'S PRRSBYTERIAN  Services next Lord's Day at 11  .1. ru.and 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath School at a p tn Midweek meeting ou hursday evening  at 7:30 o'clock  Thomas Oswald, minister.  BAPTIST CHURCH.  Service Sunday evening at 7:30  o'clock.    Duncan Welsh, preacher.  Jewelry  IH— ■ IllaSIIIII ■■ I   M  Brooches, Chains,  Cuff Links, Etc.  Ready for you to Pick  PIGS WANTED.  Wanted 20 store pigs, about o" or loo lb*, each,  for the Delta Creamers' Co., Ltd. Apply, stating  price, to C. K. GREEN,  Ladner, 3_ud May, 199.1. Secy.  TAILORING  Clsthss Altered, Cleaned sad Repaired.  Parcels left at \V. I.. Mcliride's store and A. Walker's and W. R. McClellao's barber shop will be  called for on Monday and returned on Saturday.  0. W.WALKER.  Photography  Photos, Views, etc., of all  kindsdoneon short notice.  ■wasta.  WHKN THEY ARE T11E  BEST  IN   T111J   WORM)  ———   1 'Mi  '  tbe Brackmati'Ker Cereals  Home Grown and Home Made, should have a place on your  Breakfast   Table.  ALL     GROCERS        '  Q.   M.   BYROM,   Ladner,  p.   C.  Hotel Colonial  J. K. IKSMtV, ITop.  Kates, $1.50 aud $2.00 ptr day.  Special  attention given   to Commcroial  Traveller*,  Cor. McKeuxie aud Clark_ou SU.  New Wefttiuiii-tar, B. C  HOLBROOK HOUSE  NKW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  JAMES W. WELSH. Proprietor.  Strictly first class. Near Steamboat Landings  'and Railway Station. Fanner* will find this 1  convenient house to atop at when in the city.  and Watches  Large and small.    Good time  keepers.    Inspection invited.  ANDREW CLAUSEN  Ladner, B. C.  USE  s  "TheyEnHoh the Earth.  VICTORIA CHEMICAL CO.  W. J. BRANDRITH, AGENT,  LADNKli, B. C.  ff  Is jt not time we heard from the  pommittee, appointed to deal with  the fire brigade question? Jt is  now six months since they were  appointed, with the Hwve as chairman, arid the most dangerous time  of year for an outbreak is at hand.  Jn this connection the following remarks from the Winnipeg Commer-  piial are appropriate to the subject:  I 'Country cpmmuuities are begin-  plpg to pay mpre attention to the  jmpprtant matter of fire protection.  In the past most of the smaller  (owns and villages have been without any protection whatever against.  fire, and when outbreaks have oc-  * cured were dependent upon chance  effort for their suppression. In  most cases the citizens have had to  A serious mistake has been made  by the Vancouver ledger in stating  conspicuously in its columns on  Monday last that the qualification  for a voter was a residence of a year  in the province and two months in  the district. The whole stafl from  the editor to the printer's devil  must have been asleep and dreaming of the elysian fields in Ashcroft.  So that there may be no misunderstanding we repeat the qualification  as published iu our last issue.  Form A of the Act to Amend the  Provincial Elections Act, chapter  21 of the Statutes for 190a says:  "3. That I have been for a period  of six months immediately prior to  the day   of 19    ,   resi  dent of aad domiciled within the  province of British Columbia, aud  that I have been for a period of one  month immediately prior to said  date a resident of and domiciled  within the electoral district"  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  Eicditc in Cow ll  (Westminster Branch)  Timetable  Cars leave Westminster lor Vancouver st 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 10 p. tn.; Saturdays sud Sundays st 11 p.m.  FREIGHT CARS.  We run first-class freight cars between Westminster and Vancouver and all shipments arc  handled with the utmost care snd delivered to  consignee without delay. Special attention paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagons meet all boats  and tralus. For rates, etc. apply to  D  A. SHII.KS, P. R. GLOVER  Traffic M»r. luteal Mgr.  Westminster. Ii. C,  Victoria Terminal  Raiway & Terry C°  Windsor Hotel  Carnrr Columbia, _ Ilegbie, Sts,  NKW WRSTMDXSTKR  Sample rooms ior commercial travelers. Cen  trally situated iu business portion of the city  Accommodation and dining room first class. Convenient to tramway terminus and C P R depot  and steamboats. Rules $1, >i 25 and J1.50.  A. VACHON,      ....      Proprietor  Hotel Leland  K. Uowswell, Prop. Vancouver, B. c.  One block from C. P. R. Uepot and Steamboat  w'.isrvrs. Newly renovated and re-modelled.  Rates, $!.]• to $1 per day.  Cor. Orauvitle and Itisll ligsSts,   -   -   •   Tel. u.  Surrey  Hotel  SOUTH WKSTMIN»TKR, B. C.  Mrs. K. Gkorgk, Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout.   First class accsm  modation.   Choice liquors and cigars.  Goad stabling in attendance.  McRAE & Co  It  NEW WESTniNSTER, B. C,  A lull line of English and Irish  Tweeds and Fancy Trouserings always kept in stock.  8  fp  Leaving Victoria at 7 a. m., returning arrives st  6-35 p.m.     Arrives at Port Ouichon 11 a. m.,  leaves on return ot 3 p. ni.  Trains between Cloverdale and New Westminster are governed by time card on tbe Crest  No/them Railway,,  All kinds of nice pretty things.  Special inducements to Sunday  Schools and other committees and  large buyers generally,  Don't forget the place.  Mackay&Southon  ColumbUS-SSt,       NSW   WMT_rMaT_R,)VC  P. Clark  Bmneral Blaeksmlth  Ladner, B. C.  First class  . work.  Horseshoing  a specialty.  ,      ' ■.  THE  MASSEY-HARRIS  Are sold in all lauds. Massey-Haffis Statements  as to their worth have always been fullyju_tified by theif  work and wearing qualities.  Buy the Massey-Harris Machinery aud keep the  Money in' the Country.  E. Q. Prior & Co., Victoria  J  ♦>-»-«>'S'>> »&*>y»A^>+^.+ A-»A**A-+ •+ty-+A+++*i**'A*A »*)> s <i ■ i}i s«^ s«\     . _  JL *■»_"-_i  {   The  I   Delta  News  ■'      ■ • .■        .       ■•  '-' i  ■   .   ■  THE PEOPLES' POPULAR PAPER  ♦  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year.  To increase your Business insert an ad. in The Delta  News, it reaches every _W_se'  hold in Delta Municipality.  It contains all the Local happenings of the village and  district and no business firm  should neglect to have _o ad.  in it.  Butter Makers  Secure you.]p_r«h_ientat The  Delta New» offictv This stock  of paper m the .Wit iin tfce  province. .Ton can' ^get it  either jrtimtad or plain. Wheat  you *m_ butter paper <e_U <or  send to tkis office.  ■ ■ '  . ■   ■  1  I  :  tbe Delta Hews, Ladner  lt>«s)l_«» ■»■«»'♦»♦ ■»■»■♦■ •s^^..s>.»(,».s),a>,^^>^i>)  _..___!*.   .i-iiii 1 in ;**.  vtftg  'THE DELTA iV&WS, SATURDAY JUNE 27, iqc.i.  _*»r_  MECHANICS INSTITUTE  ANNUAL MEETiNG.  The annual meeting of the Lad-  net Mechanics Institute 'took place'  on I_idajt evening, 19th inst.'Taere  was a very poor atteailance.    Presr-  dent Cutting took the chair.  The minutes of the last annual  meeting were read  and confirmed.  The auditor's report was read as  follows: "Ladner, 18th June, I  hate examined the vouchers for  this year and find them to be corrects Your receipts were $332.05  and your expenditure $299.45, leaving you a cash balance of $32.60.  [signed] A. deR. Taylor." The re-  pott was adopted.  W. H. Smith stated that his resignation as secretary had been accepted by the directors. He held  four similar «ffices and in each case  statements were only called fur annually. He had no time to make  «bt statements ior everyone and  would only do so for his directors.  He took a great interest In the  resting roo* and had always done  so. He considered the letters . in  the Delta News reflected on himself.  $-. D. Rudd denied this and said  no reflection was intended on Mr.  Swift- personally. They wanted  things above board. The writers  •aty complained generally of apparent neglect.  W. H. Smith said it was neglect  ou the part of the tptibMc as that  mee__g showed. For "f_ tfr months  he was unable to geft a quorum and  had fo obtain fuel without authority. He had posted notices about  the town. Their ftfftmdal position  did not permit them to engage a  man -caretakor-.  P. MacKenzie saifl _e _ad walked  in four times from Gulfside to attend meetings, wl*i._ "were net  held.  The president saj_ they wanted  more assistant* from the public to  sget along. The seorctary had done  more for the irretitutiicsn <than anyone else.  The resignation of Mrs. Stainton  as a director was accepted with regret.  On the motion of J.. W. Rudd,  seconded by Dr. Wilson, F'Cutting,  H Lewis, and W H Smith were reelected president, vice-president,  and secretary-treasurer, ^respective-  ly, for the ensuing year.  P. MacKenzie and _>r. Wilson  were elected directors.  A list o_ unpaid subscriptions  promised was read, amounting to  The president stated that T. Lad  ner, one of the trustees, would re*  turn in a fortnight, When the deed  of grant could be completed.  It was decided -to stick more  closely to the rates of the constitution ia future and hold directors'  meetings on the first Monday hi  every month, the proceedings te be  ■private..  This concluded the business and  the meeting adjourned.  Too Great a Risk.  In almost every neighborhood  someone bas died from an attack of  jolic or cholera morbus, Often before medicine could be procured or  a physician summoned. A reliable  remedy lor these diseases should be  kept at baud. The risk is t jo great  for anyone to take. Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy has undo i-idaiy saved the  lives of more people and relievtd  more pain and suffering than any  other medicine in use. It c_n a.-  ways be depended upon. For sale  by F. J. MacKenzie.  trtt-saNUssn '•_ Stack '«naslsif_s).»  Out ef the peculiar things about a  copyrighted play Is that any little piece  of business er any sow lines which  ■may be Inserted ln tho manuscript  While a stock company Is playing the  ■drama _elong thereafter to the Bian  VWho owns the copyright  Every time a stock company rents a  •piny for production fwJm the ownerof  tho copyright It Is cut, interlined and  •added to before it Is produced. A.tage  taanager, for Instance, may Interpolate  some speeches ln order to work up to  the introduction of a "Wong or "Specialty,  or be mtfy strengthen the 'climax _y  (putting in seme new and strong Hues,  Often these interpolated lines prove to  •be the most striking in the play and  make decided hits.' 'If they are Wet in  When the manuscript goes buck tb Its  owner, they become his property absolutely and may not bo used by the  man who wrote them in anyttfUSr production; therefore shrewd Managers,  before they return a play to -Its'owner,  always take great pains to erase every  scrap of correction or Interlineation.  In this way only may they keup what  •really lieiougs to them.-  The Best Liniment.  "I have derived great benefit  from the use of Chamberlain's Pain  Balsa ior rheumatism and lumbago," says Mrs. Anna Hagelgans,  of Tuckahoe, N. J. "My husband  used it for a sprained back and was  also quickly relieved. In fact it is  the best family liniment I have  ever used. I would not think of  being without it. I have recommended it to many and they always  speak very highly of it and declare  its merits are wonderful." For  sale by F. J. MacKenzie.  ■XlUabsthsrb Kiel.. Lawn.  Tn •striking contrast to the 'present  ■law* 'to, prevent habitual drunWenness  trere'tooge passed lu the reign of Queen  -HlSfrbeth. TheLairiKtowne manuscripts  In the British museum record that ln  159.'Orders were set down by tlietords  and'others of her majesty's privy counsel ifo.'the reformation of the great disorders committed by the cxoesslvt  milliliter of alehouses, which the justices were ordered to reduce. The publicans were compelled to give to the  ■constable of the parish the name aud  'business of every ono who frequented  t.helr houses and wre forbidden to  _uve 'guy '(.Mines plgycd therein. On  _uu_uys nn ipersons'dwelling within u  'mile'Of the (public lidMse were allowed  to enter exi'tpt sulismutiiil householders traveling to church, -Mini then only  Ifor u reasonable time to refresh them-  .elves. Cdilously. tucchief complaint  against publicans wus tlie '-brewing  stronger oio sml beer; thou is wholesome for umu's body."-JW)naon Cliron-  Ids.  •Waaa't Aca-s__fttl.  Uniting lu the bank directly iu front  .f me Whs a charming woman of twenty dr*o»who wa* having hor_rst experience in banking," said the nier-  chaift as he lighted his ■ eigar after  duuclieou. "She was asked 'the questions usual'for one wbo is opening an  •account—her name, address, Whether  married or single and her fathfer's and  mother's name. She got _long.il right  until the clerfciasked:  " 'Mother's'maiden name, please.'  "'1 don't quite understand, I'm  afraid,' she said hesitatingly.  "'I mean your mother's name'When  she was a gftV explained tlie clerk.  "'How should I know? I don't'like  Impertinence, sir! How should I know?  I didn't knOW her when she was a girl.  Theddea! sYr* you trying to make fun  Western Cities llrVely.  The eastern visitor finds the cltleVof  'the northwestern coast brimful of life.  color, significance, plcturctojuo Interest  and, though tho forces Which have  combined iu their makiiiK"are souie-  what similar, each has a distinct chni--  _eter and Individuality. •'Lively," a  word of tbe west may well bo applied  to them—a sort of brisk activity, youth-  fulness, ozone. They have the rather  unusual capacity of doing big things  and talking about tbem lustily at tlie  same time. It Is the .cry of the street  corners: "Just watch us grow. See us  getting to the front."—Hay Stannnrd  Baker ln -Century.  An Aggravating Cough Cured.  A customer of ours who had been  suffering from a severe cough for  six months, bought two bottles of  Chamberlain's Congh Remedy from  ns and was entirely cured by one;  and a half bottles of it. It gives  "perfect satisfaction with our trade.  —Haynes-Pstker & Co./LitaeviUe,  JM».   For.'«a*e%..F..J..*ra__"eitzie,!  •fcarlj- -'•Htleul  Platforms.  'It Is In the seventeenth century'that  'the flrst' beginnings of the platform  '■inst'be sought, but these early truces  »f Its use are very slight.  That tfcere ,  must have been some ■ little emptoy-  anentef'lt Ina demifgeglc w.y'may'.e ,  =litf«rrta'frotoUhe''''(^aWcter8''',ttf'felut-  *t*t,4he authflr16f f'the' ever'memoriibre  •_IU_iBra8."   He 'describes "a leader  ■Of a faction" as one who  "sets the  ipsalm, and all his party sing after him.  _te'is-like a figure in arithmetic—the  sndro ciphers he stands before the more  bis value amounts to.   He is a great  hfranguer, talks himself into authority, and, like a parrot, climbs with his  beak."  It is probable, moreover, that  the first form of the platform was the  sonventicle or meeting house of tbe  Puritan or Dissenter, for Butler, in Ills  character   of   "The Seditious   Man,"  says that "if he 'be a preacher he has  tke advantaged.'all others of his tribe, j  for he has a w_y to rent sedition by ,  wholesale."   But the platform at this  time was of no prlfctleal account. Such I  attempts as there were outside peril.- I  ment to Influence opinion were made j  by means of the presk, pnrrly 'by the '  book, partly by the pa'fliphlet'iiiid part- j  ly by the journal.—C. B. Koylauce Kerit j  In Longmtu's.  BrotSl  . reatnaent of _ Wife. ~l  Husband—Don't you think that ye.  are rath*r'Unreasonable to expect me I  to take you to «'ball, stay awake untill '  4 o'clock ind'ttien geftrp at .to go t* j  my work? j  Wife—I may' be a little' .nrertsonabie,  but it's perfectly brutal of you1 to-mention It-r-N'—' Vorkj nxfcly.  ->  .Mill ■,„,„   llWiSV,  rnWamt  Ilemnte Kt_.  Kind Lady—How many are there In  tbe family beside yourself?  Little Ami*—Four; mamma, papa,  'Sister and a-distant relative.  "That Is only three. Tbe distant ret.  _tlve is not a member of the family."  "Oh, yes, he Is.   He is my brother."  "Your brother? Then be isn't a distant relative."  "Yes, ma'am; be Is In the Philip.  Pines."  Woald Ar-ia the Trouble.  "I suppose you'd like to be worth a  million dollars?" she suggested.  "No, mum," replied the tramp. "It  'ud be too much trouble-lookin' after  the money. All I want i H tbat some  feller what's worth a million dollars  shall provide fer me."  t* the few. f_ |  s_&_nt<z ■_• gives the laugh.  Advertise in The NEWS  10" WILL PAY YOU  Necessity fa the argument of tyrant*,  ft ia Ike creed of sla res.-Pitt  Eastern Catalogue Prices on  Fencingv  9 "sr, <c, inch U _U, 70 cents per rod.  >    "    45    "        • 6r        JtUer Styles ami heights at like pricei.  «/» p. WAU£, Ladner.  mm/^mmtmrnt______■_____  io Intelligent Business  Men and Farmers:  The "First __wkaok.  The well known Assyrlologlst, Dr.  Hugo Winckler, tpubllshed an accowrt  of the legislation Ifcromulgated by King  Amra'phel of Babyibn, which, so fur h_  ls known at present, was the tlriit betlk  of laWs ever giSre'ti to tbe world, Kftig  Amritpbel lived 2,250 years' B. .. *nd  Is mentioned In _ie Bible as a contemporary of Alirabitto, so that his statutes  were drawn up 'fufty five ceutfirles bo-  fore tbe laws d( Moses. They iinrtnber  282 and contain tbe following:  "If fi woman who sells beverages  gives tiad rulite for the money 'paid  her, she shall be thrown Into water.  "If a wife be a spendthrift or tf s_e  otherwise neglect her duties, her husband may put her away without cotft-  pensutloii, but If a man put aWay Ulk  wife for no other reuson than tiiWt She  lias no children he shafl ret'n'i'h ;llt*r  whole dowry.  "If a betrothal be rescinded, tbe man  shall pay the wotnan compensation.  "A widow with grown tip children  may not marry again without permission from a judge."—London KxpreSB.  Two Klads mt W__.  In an 4owu law court an h'ftoriiey  was arg-ing with • great eUniestnes's  and eloquence. _n the midst 6( his argument lie pauStfd a moment, suys the  Ureen Bag, ami said:  "I see your honor shakes 'bis head nt  that statement. H desire to -reaffirm it,  although .your !Hondr dissent*."  "I have not intimated." replied tbe  judge, "llbW I should construe the evidence ot wbut dry decision Will be iu  the case, and ydttr remark'Is'uncalled  for."  "You sihook j-our'heod."  "That may be >«rue," the Cdurt replied. "There was „ fly on my ear, and  1 reserved the rigUtto remove It-lu any  manner 1 saw fit. 'Proceed With your  argument""  Caleb Coahluara Ur«ffi.  Caleb Cushlng's peculiar manner tff  dress nnd his eccentricities were .re-  qUently tlie subject'Of newspaper'articles. Although qultfe-a large andrpdrt-  ty mau, bis'clothes Always seemed 'tb  be two or tMee sizes'too large for him  tfnil of the 'dlleapcst 'ftiaterial. He always during both summer and winter  wore a large cloth .tip pulled close  down on his bead and-altogether looked anything but tho brilliant Jurist  and diplomat. One day, after reading  an unusuiillycaustlc comment UpOn-biS  dress, he remarked to the writer, ' 1  guess by <t_e:tn_e that fool is as old as  I am he will care mere for 'comfort  than fashion."  Seea'.H _a Ostrich Par*.  It Is no 'Uncommon thing to see ■_  male ostrich strutting about followed  by throe or 'four distinct broods, all of  different slue.. When tlie incubating  process Is 'completed, the cock bird  leads his young ones off and If he  meets another proud papa engages ln  a terrific combat with him. Tbe vanquished bird 'retires without a single  chick, while'the other, surrounded by  tbe two broods, walks ewey 'triumphantly.  _*>• Hlatsalf A tear.  After preaching on the ooeirslbn of  the reopening of a restored church the  bishop thanked the cburcUwdtden, an  old farmer, for his share 'in tlie good  work. "And I must thank tyour lordship for your sermon," was 'the reply,  "but I could not help thinking, as you  talked about sin, that your lordship  must have been a little wlldish yourself when you were a young mau."  raatentmsat.  One whe had tried several times te  jump across a stream and had repeatedly fallen in Anally succeeded, when  he said to a friend. "How much better  I am than you in having accomplished  a difficult feat."  "Not at all," replied his friend. "I  am better than you In not wishing to  jump across."  Tha Dt-arcaea.  "What a luxury a clear conscience  is:" exclaimed tbe high minded statesman.  "Yes,'' answer*- Senator Sorghum,  "It's a luxury, bdt It isn't a necessity."  Insure your ''StockfS Houses and  Harns in tlie Alteto-American and  Kquity Fikc Pyso*H_.„ Co>h»an-  ii-;.s. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, and can positively save you  money.   Oftll'dr write foi rates.  A W Mc'Deod, ;  DISTRICT AG'KN4.. |  Office; Burr Block, '_6li«n.ia street,!  'Phone 62.        New Westminster 1  PLAIN TALK.  We Ate iJrJtfc to back up eVerj  assertion  we  make.    We  stand |  ready to furnish you the  best of  .v-fything in the LlVKRY line,  Just-ms we sow we will.  We also  have better facilities  hauling   and   'band'Hiig   -freight}  ,   tbanahy  others .njlhis'Vicinity.;  When in need 6f _ 'nrst-clk-S- liv-j  ery rig call on us.  I  . Fashion Qtabfes » .  Wnx Alexander,   !  PROI'rflKTOR..  Phone, i0 'Ladner. B. C.:  J. r_ 8TAINT0M  iwsv-. .. _<•,-%. .__._V__%.__■«.-  —iji-:ai,kr in— ''  Bicycles,  Farm  Imi>itMrients,:  'Kkrdware, etc., Coal, <Coal  |  Oil-and  Gasoline. '  Ageii-t 'for the McCormick and  tht Deering Machines-arid  binder T»wine. !  Marihfac«f«'r -of 'Wooden   Funips;'  Allfcinds'of Repairing, Farmers Scales. Auctioneer.  She -.vised.  He—I'm tn love with a charming girl,!  and I'd like to a«_>ydUr advice. I  She—I'm willlng'tijlheip you all 1 can. j  He—Well, woufc. ,»ye_ advise me te  c. p. sr. cos  TIME TABLE  NEW     WKS'i'MINSTER-STKV-ESTON  ROUTE.  Steamer Transfer, tenves New West-  minstc'r at 2 p.m . daily, except  Suirdity. TenVcs -'Steveston Monday, 7 a.'m., Friday 6 a.in. Saturday, Tuesday, WfeBnesday, Thursday, fi p.m., eallin-g'at Fraser Kiver landings detvYSen New Westminster and Steveston.  VICTOHIA NKW  WESTMINSTER  ROUTB.  S.S. PriDceSs Louise, 'leaves Victoria  Tuesdays an. Fridays at 7 a.m.  1-envMi Ifew Westminster Wednesdays _ftd Saturdays at 7 A. tn..  calling Ht Mayes,  Stevdetosi '_._«_  Geiokoa.  NEW   W__^JNfy_*R._Htj-I_WXCK  ROUTK.  S.S. neavt. leave. New Wrttminstsr  Mondays, Wed_f»days and Fridays rit 8 a.m. Leaves C-illiwabk  Taestsays, Thursdays and Sstar-  days at 7 a.m., calling; at Fraser  River rankings betvreen N»w  Westminster nad  Cailiiwa'ck.  VICTORlA-TArTCOUFBR ROUTB.  S.S. Charmer leave* Victoria daily 0*  1 a.m. S.S. Charmer leaves Vancouver daily at 1:15 p.m.  All steamers from Vancouver sail  from C.P.R. wharf. The Company reserves th* riifht of changing time  table at any tin* wiUioat ftetiiioa  tioa.  For fall particulars as to time,  rates, etc., apply to nearest agent, or  JAMES SCLATER,  Vaaco.vw  D*pot   and   438   Hastings  street, or to  J. W. TROOP, 1. J. COYLK,  Manager, A*st. Can. Pass. A_t  WotorU. Taneaajreas.  B. A, «_.__H, AO.., Xv__TM_N8Tjjs_.  They Move Sly is  »______  ^mW .__.— ... ■ ■ __   » ■,„.. • '9mw       _   ,  -Fit-'Rei%r„i ^garments; are _.oted  for   style, 3 fit   i_rd  finis'ti.  ach part■)■ t-.ia g.irf_2nt k i_ade fej^si^ftil r<4id  specially traihed-tailors.  In this respect Fit-R.ir.iMiu 'is •%uperi_'r'1-'to ■ iir-lffy^eus-  tom tailofs, and you m__feMa%_vi_jg of -about -4>a4f -&tc  cost.  Suits a»d Overcoats $10 to"^^-  -1 cusers $3, $4, $5 and $6.  Agencies from Cape Breton to British '"Colunibfa.  TiUJiefom Wardrobe  •335 Hastings Street, VANCOUVER,    C.  Mail orders proniptly^attended to.   ■\Sd--m___u%«tn.i*t 'bltsmlL.  and samples on application.  Ofelta Transfer Stable    |  LADNER, 6. C.  4.   SINGLE AND'DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDL* HOUH  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team Work Done at Specially Low  % JOSEPH JORDAN, Propriety.  v _. 4*  -t-  Telephone " Ladner " No. 10. ♦  $»>»^.^-f'I •» -t-f-I-l •l'»»H-»H-f'K IIMI »■»■»»! 11 I M I tall  ___.  ____.'  If ^oii want first class work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE  New Method Steam Laundry  NEW   WESTMINSTER.  L. Gilford* Agent, - - ladmmr  Leave Laundry on ^Monday and it Vill be retnrnod •■  Satarday  Gents clothes cleaned and pressed.     Blankets aad Curtains a specialty*  m "■■   '■-''*•'■•■   •       -• ■=■-'■—■—-   <Call _t the Old ^Stind lately _ccupie_ -fty R Clark.  First cl_ss work. Your patronage sx>lieite_s  W. H. BAYLOR,     -    *■    PROF.  &.   r^Neted Br4n<K  PHOENIX^With Eisgres.      f  OLD SPORT^-AIWAys ReHable.  'j-.^Vr-liBERG & CO. KBV'WB'STIMstTBK, ■. C.  T. O. BOX «A»    __a_*__—   1 _      s 1     1 _-_-*_■______.  Qood5  Fifty pieces Fatty Dress Muslins, regular price 35c,  Special sale price, yard  Black   G-enadiMes,    regular   price,    $1.  -..ale price  Special  75c  BlackCtenadines, regular price   '$*.    Sipecial    sale  price  $1.2$  Q\qsL  Corner Hastings and Richards Streets  VANCOUVER,  ___.  _______L_ tin- DEL'i  »VS,' S.M I RDA  \l NE  ! 90_.  _^Oi)AI.< NEWS.  Miss Howse of the Royal City is  visiting at R. Mav's.  ',.   . ,7i ... .-.   .1  Councillor    McCallan    returned  from Victoria en Saturday.  let Crtar   Sodas,   cool and  I freshing.    City Bakery.  risk'.n ucn AitauioiA  J-u"1 lf»l_j »<*_!*.-4  I  Insect powder, ^arls green, hellebore, creo'in, chloride oi' lime and  all disinfectants for sale at the Drug  Store. """  A r„  VC;.l  irive. tlie sjejie  agency for thp:  Hip Boots.ever sold in this'  Objection   to   beer   often  arises  • lrom the poor quality.     This   will  ill ';;iot apply to ours, because we furn-  tpe I ish only the pure article.     S^nd in  your order and  we'll furnish  you  satisfactory larger beer for the most  reasonable^  consideration.       Nels  . •    ,. , Nelson,     Westminster      Brewery,  Municipal Council takes place this |, . _ne  afternoon at two o'clock. *-  Tomorrow^ the^ eaffiursi.Bi^ts wil  arrive here from Victoria by tin  firry steamer.  The  regular  meeting    of.  the  are ttvrtt wc-  br-st Leather Fisherman':  country.    Call and select your pair before  they are  £One.    "Every bvAr ^'uaaanteed waterproof.  gold only by  all  W. E. SINCLAIR, K  [6  iii  Clean   and   cool.    If you, want  The annual meetings  of  school j your dress and outing  shirts done,  boards took place 'this morning at j up in a pleasing  styje, bring  tbejn  Ladner and Boundary Bay. | to us.     Qu^ attention means thai  '   '   '•    ■ '  '"' '' they are clear^.ajid not sticky or ury  onifortabjle. Lau^Kler^iigdqesmuch  IJext Saturday, July 4th, sports  •will be held at Point Roberts! .he  Ladner band have been en_ag«J,  W« J' Brandrith, who is notable  to get about on crutches^ visited  New Westminster   on Wednesday.  Miss McQuarrie of Yale arrived  on Wednesday to visit  her  sister  who  teacnes'the   Crescent Island  ti.'i      'r • ' -  sc  Mrs., Craigie, of Vancouver,, w^bo  was visiting at ^. J,, ford's, returned home last Saturday. Mrs. R. J.  Lord left by the same train.  The ocean dock presented a busy,  appearance on Tuesday with tbe  steamers Victerian,  Yosemite   and  1       ..    f       .      *o.. .111  IJunsmuir- in the river together.  j^ran Ladner, w b# is a pupil of  the High School at New Wes&ain-,  iter arrived koa* on Ti^sday for a  short visit. On Thursday he returned to his alma mater for the  Toronto matric. exam.vna.ipn.  to keep you copl iu hot weather,  and our worjj will be a pleasure  and a comforf. New Method  Steam Laundry, New Westminster,  local agent, L. Gifford.  Hi K UTC1T,  LADNER B. C.  Notary Public, Auctioneer.  Estate an! Insurance Agent.  $10,000 to   advance  gl&prtgages.  Purchasing Agent  Brackman-Ker Milling Co. l.tJ.  CJT  ••.T..O>.>.S>.:..0««  CHURCH    NOTICES  ALf,. SAINTS TJ^IKANT  Morning prayer 11 a.m. Evening 7 _<><JP n#,   R-ev- t-. Ampr.  CATHOtTC  Reverepd Father E$m. Peytavin,  P.M. I. Services first and third  Sunday^of Jiach mou^h at 10:30 a nj.  MJ^THODIST.  j   Services next L°rd' .ss Day at 11  a. in. aud 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath Schoel at 2 p tn every  Sunday. Prayer meeting evejy  Wednesday evening at 7.30.  A N  Mjller, pastor  ^..j.....jv»..*..«..;..t..;.s..;.^..*.  I 111 1_,  t  .J. HENLEY  t  A Manufacturers o; jOll ,Mnds 9!,  I Soda Water, Ginger  I    Ale and Slimmer  !. Drinks.  .       Your patronage solicited  .»..»..»..J..s..J..»..J..a..J..a..t..«..J..»..J.o..t..«^..»..;'  i  I*.  GROCERIES,  TINWARE, GRANIfr  WARE, Etc., Etc.  W L McBride  OWNS THIS   SPACE  Watch It  NEW WESYMINST-Kp,  B. C.   A  AGurqey Foundry Co..  Stoves*'  K     '   *  ST.v ANDREW S PR,a.S»TTHRIAJI.  Services ijext Lord's Day at 3p.m  Sabbath School at % p m  iweek meeting oa   hursday evening  FRANK J. ROWLAND,  H^5r^*'Hv,-^:-,-^-o-:K','«-0-;i^-*-^-,-3tt*-^«  Horse Goods!  Our  Harness _id  Horse Furnishings  have long proved, reliable, and tliey are  3^ built'not only for stytf.. but wear. .„;.  ^ REPAIR1NO A SPECIALTY. T  I hjjqh Mcdowell, J  % LADNER, B. C. S  Mid- 2=_rL ■'.-:-. ,■__,-____=_»===--.  S^er. %', Amor, will arrive this afternoon and celebrate services, at  A,ll Saints, Trenant, tQnjorro^both  morning and fWeningi Sunday  school tat io^ai^, matins with holy  coaimunjon  song at 7  at 7:30 o'clock  Thomas Oswald,, niijittter.,  BAPTIST-CHURCH..  Service Sunday evening at 7:30  p'clock.    Duucan Welsh, preacher.  at- w am,   and even,  m.  The Reeve has s'^own us a copy  of the StaflFordshir^ Advfr.^jser:, of  z^th November. 1&54, whicsh cpn-  ta*j«s.8iu account of the siege of  Sebastopql, tprd. Ragman's,, de-  sMtebV'a^d^-^iiit*1?19 °f historic  VjJVstJ1 II we_Srt term an interest:.  ing relic lor our future museum.  Harry Woodwsrd and Jessie A.  Hement; both of Blaine, were  quietly 'raarried at the Albany  riouse, Whatcom, on the 10th  iaMJiy'^N^' Saiith, pastor of the  Cjiriitiari chttjc^ officiatiag. Mr.  and Mrs;h^oodw»rd^jW.ill ,resjde in  Blaine. T^e bride is a, sister of  _Jrs. E^. A.J Bpwnl  Conveyancer, Notary  Public, General Insurance, Real Estate.  ::: B. C.  Steveston,  »»•<  HAVE YOU SEEN  i Lee's  Furniture Empm  I  i  When in town call and inspect our stock. We think we  have as good as the best in Pritish Columbia, aad at prices that  will stand comparison. Our Carpet, Oilcloth and Linoleum department is sute to please you. Pillows and Mattresses in large  variety. Bedroom Furniture, Sideboards, Chairs of every description. Ex.tentiou Tables. Curtain Poles'aud 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. Nevv Westminster, B. C.  V Just received a full line  {DOD'S MIXED PAINTS  i all Shades.   None better.  ■«v^__^ija_*»W  Service between;  Seattle and  th<$ East  FINEST  AND   FASTEST  TRAINS  Tickets at lowest rafots to  European,. Eastern and Kootenay points,  Leave \y^stmji$ster 10 a.m.  Arrive       " 3'.3Q-,p.m.  D. P. SANDERSON, Agent.  1 NSW WHSTiliNST)^, S. C.  «•••••••••••_•.••••*••»&•.•-•-••»-•-••• _*••<*  The Church of England Sunday  school picnic Ijist. Saturday, came off  successfully,. Ox?r thirty children^  and their parent^ went to Boundary  Bay and spent a pleasant day in-  sports and pastimes. The inner,  wan^rof the Ujjtle ones wejfje we\l  supplied. A. de R. Taylor superintended thf arrangements.  The secretary of the B. C- Fruit  r-| T    '   • " '     1 »   V 1  Growers'. Association, W. J.  Brandritlp, infpraisu^tlis^isieetiags  under the auspices of thR association will he held at Salmon Arm  on Monday, the 6£h of Jujy,. and at  Armstrong on the 7th. The regular  quarterly meeting will be held at  Feithlai4ontj>e'9thJi_ly- Messrs.  MetcidfiV P*11?^' Earl«i KiPP-  MawrelllSjnith'and Biandrith will  either read papers' or   address  the  tpeetings.  Christie's, Cream Sodas and Biscuit, fresli arrival.' Cijy'Bakery.  b-   s. i'- :      •     -    '      Wash Suits  For Summer wear.    Special,  $3.25.  Dainty. Muslin   Presses,  $7.50.  LATEST IN BLOUSES AT  Cordons Drygoods House  Dupont Block,  New Westminster, B.. C.  DretssMklng on Prsmlsss.  Mall orders promptly attended to.  NOTICE.  Owing to the old voters' list having been cancelled iC is absolutely  necessary foi; all parties to re-register. Forms can be obtained at the  town clerk's office.  N. A. McDIARMID.  W  N  DRAPER,  PKOVINCIAI^ L,\ND SURVEYOR  Room 5, KUard Block, New Westminster.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  If you are interestril in Bookkeeping, Shorthand, Typewriting or Hanking, you should 'send  for information as to courses und tuition  rates.  Hotli will please you.  VANCOUVER   11US1N1-;SS   Cpi.l.f',015,   U"D.,  P, O. Box 514.  Vancouver, U,,C,  '1 ■!»■■")■  Jewelry  Brooohjos, qhaln*,  Qjfff Link*, Ete.  I   Rea4y fqjvyou to,Pick  S  I  aiid Watches  Large an,(^sjnall:    Gqo4 tin^sX  keepers.    Inspection ii*;yitecL  ANDREW CLAUSEN;  Ladner, B. C.  USE  Try our Hand Sprays for your  farden. ' .Mjeywill ."V* useful later  f«4r protecting your stoclc from-tlie  flies.   F. J. MacKehzie.  STRAYED  4 ,._t _ ,:."   On to my farm,, three miles from  Ladner, a two year old heifer,, color  red and white with black stripes.  Owner can have same by applying  to G. BYROM.  WSffSrW"  Contractors  and Builcjiers  LADNER, B. C.  MUSIC  Mrs,. Plewes, Music, Teacher. Terms, on appl,icatiqn.  Dance music supplied.  Ladner, B.. ...'  "TkeyEnrloh the Earth."  VICTORIA^ CHEMICAL CO.  w.j  1  BRANDRITH, AGHNT,  tADMBR, B. C.  BRITISH COX.UMBIA  ii  (Westminster Branch)  Time^Table  300^ WBSTMINSTER ROAU.  Fruit and Ornara^ntal  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons*  ,  .  HOME GROWN AND IMPORTKU .  .  OARDKN F1KU) AND FLOWER SKEDS.  Bee Hives and  Supplies.   .   .   . Wholassle  and Retail.  Call and c-xiiinine^our stock snd make your sel^  ectlon for Spring planting.  CATALOG FRfcB-  M, J.   HENRY,  Vancouver - -      * B. C  11 aa      ___i.__- ...__..i1.   j    "'u .» ,     ■' b  A.NB.W LIN^.OF  LADIES BLOUSES        LADIE^ SAILORS,  LADIES SHIRTS LADIES, ^HITE l|^p^RWEAR  A_j_) STABLE I}]$YGQ.QI}S  FRE§^ :S G^QQERIES >:. EXERX :>: WEEK  !  T>. J. dtitcbersoit's  ♦-H-H-1- 41 ♦... ♦ ,|. ♦ ■!, ♦ A ♦ ^.^^^h^h.^^.^.^^h.^^^.^ j.*^.^  _Jhis is the name of our new  LOGGERS BOOT put in stock today.   They are ma*^ i>  [ofthe best grade of French Calf with the finest Oak S< les  !aad are  Handmade throughout.     Tbey w^ill cosl^you $6 a  .pair.    Maney ^n't buy a better boofe  "Wet have, sjecured the agency for these, goods.  W.JOKNSWN,  «. New WesHH.  WBTfl  Louden's Hay Carriers  Louden's Hay Porks  i  Loudens Barn Doou^ Hangers  .  & r. Anderson a cq  Cerasr fjreat sn. 6ta Strasts,  NEW WESTMINSTER. B V.  fh% Suggestioiit to   Buy   Hoqf*   Qoods;  —B I -  WHEN. THEV AKE T^K  BEST IN. THE WqRLD  tbe &rackman*Ker Cereals]  Home Grown and Home Made, should have a place, on y.Qim  •    Breakfast   Table. '  A L.L     G R O.C Jj E. $  1 WM am '    B_B  Walter S. Fraser  "msZhaJiss?  HARDWARE MERCHANTS?  Iron, Steel,  Pine fittings,  and Shelf Goods  JttSSiM* Wharf §trpet, VICTORIA, B. C.  r  ■WW"  1 UI*J._J.  wr  , Csrs les« W*stmiuster for Vsocpjtrer at * s.ai  and hourly thereafter unti) 9p.m.; Saturdays  snd Sundays at io p.m.  Cara leave Vancouver for. Westminsters st 7  s. m.'aiid hourly thereafter until 10 p. m.; Saturdays and Sundays st 11 p,jn.  ,: RaBIQH'l; CARS.,  ; We run first-clsss freight cars between Westminster snd Vancouver and all shipments sre  handled with the utmost care and delivered to  consignee without delay. Special stteution paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagons meet all hosts  and trains. For rates, esc. a'vqjly to  D  A. SH1LKS, V. R. CLOVF*  Trsflk Mar. Local Mgr.  '       Westminster. 1, C.  sjjs^ajjaa^jsjs | ,r.4"l'-?jr T "l* t T ♦ V ♦ "I* ♦ T▼  Ad^rtiwinTl^ NEWS  IT WILL PAX YOU  ♦ '('■ ft* s>,»« %/> ♦ ' ♦tW^<^*.'ayr?s>yv. -+<)»+&••<$;+$+«{  I  •aj)!S|«!i  MEN'S  WOOL   SO?,   2   PAI& FOK 24c  u    GREY   OVERALLS,   50c  a  PAHj.  BLACK BIB OVERALL^, 50c a ijair  ti  I 1  J. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street   ;-;    New Westminster,  ♦»»>■  llSjW' >.»»"♦"♦■«♦'»»»>,"fl ■   ■»■> "> ">■ »■'» ■ »■»*»■ fry-Hill  •I    •-.      r ■   .      .      '     ' •  • •      ••*."•.»»     •      -  ' • .     .      ,■ -  j .-;]  '

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