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Array .*'*"■-     t  «  !   %  DELTA  V_t. 1. No. So.  LADNER, B. C, SATURPAY,   JANUARY 31, 1903.  $8.00 a-yey  Meeting of the Association held at Westminster.  The-ninth annual meeting ofthe  Diary men's and Live Stock Association of, British Columbia, convened  in the Board of Trade rooms at  Westminster Wednesday morning.  The president and secretary re-  parted to the meeting the work of  the past year and discussed the  governments actions in uot co-operating with the Association.  The Dominion Live-Stock 'Commissioner had been doing tmsiness  with the late secretary, and was  opposingthe Association in it's dealings.  Con_derah_ correspondence has  passed between the officers and  members and Mr. Hodgson, in lef-  erence to his actions, and some of  the stock furnished the Association a short time ago.  W."H.. Ladner took exception to  •.some remarks in Mr. Hodson's letter in reference tocertain statements  smade by him ait the last semi-annual meetting, and dared Mr. Hodgson to sue him for libel, as Mr.  Hodson hinted in the letter. Mr.  Ladner, «fteuring a copy <©f last j  _ieetin.g'« meport, explained that;  ithere was nothing so dreadful in it  ,as might be inferred from Mr. Hod-  ison's letter. But certainly there  had been scandal in .connection with  the importation of cattle. There  Tvas the fir6t batch of Ayrshires, for  Instance- They _ad been bought  tfrom Mr. Hodgson's farm, from one  of Mr. Hodgson's tenants,, and Mr.  Hodgson was supposed ito have  •owned a half interest in them.  Then later thene was a bull sold  for $170. He wrote to the -man  who bred the bull who replied that  it was "Not a show bull in appearance, as the price indicates," .but  that it was good enough for British  Columbia. This indicated that the  bull had been bought for a -song.  He sold it later for $50, and was  glad to take a buckskin note in  payment.  J. R. Anderson, Deputy Minister \ef Agriculture, ihi the course of  a few remarks, agreed with the  president's suggestion to pay more  attention to dairying. In the matter of inspection, no doubt great  improvement _ad occurred, not  •nly in the health of the cows, but  in the methods .of milking, etc:,  and a general improvement jn the  quality of milk furnished the public.  Heiagreed with the secretary's remark that it they wanted first-rate  .animate, they must pay higher for  them than people here generally  nrxpect. Farmers were hardly prepared, yet, to hold whiter ifairs in  British Columbia, but a step had  been taken in the right direction by  instructing young men in the art of  judging stock. He hoped before  long to have winter shows here, but  it would cost money for tlie necessary tboildings, -etc.  The president thought the meetings <of ithe Association should be  made .as interesting as possible,  and suggested procuring a speaker  for the semitannual meeting.  T. J- Trapp thought Mr. Hodg-  json's letter (to the secretary should  not be allowed to .go iimchallenged.  Judging by rit -thjay .could not expect tl«e-g&vtjTiiUtei»t grant of $650  Which is an injustice, apparently  visited on their heads because their  selection of a secretary did not  please the Dominion Live Stock  Commissioner. They should not  be dealt with in such a childish  manner and he proposed appointing a special committee to prepare  a memorial on the subject to be  threshed out on the floor of the  House of Commons by Mr. Aulay  Morrison. He agreed with other  speakers that dairying was at the  root of successful farming in this  country, the creameries were demonstrating this fact. He said the  inspection of dairies was only partially carried out. He knew of  some dairies which should not exist, and the measures adopted were  not half stringent enough. It was  a disgrace if diseased cows were allowed to be milked by a man supplying milk to the public. The department has no right to divulge  information received from members  of this Association, to their detriment.  The satisfaction given by those  who conducted affairs last year, j  was recognized by the Association j  which honored most of them with I  re-election by acclamation, the re-j  suit being as follows: President, |  A C Wells, Chilliwack; vice-presi-l  dent, W P Jaynes, Victoria; secre-i  tary-treasurer, L W Paisley, Chilliwack.  Directors wen -levte.1 to represent the three niitdrhl divisions c>;  the province, as follows: lower 'und  upper mainland and Vancouver island.  Those from the lower mainland  are Messrs. S H Shannon, Cloverdale; W H Ladner, Ladner; H J  Kirkland, Westham Island; Orion  Bowman, Upper Sumas; T J Trapp,  New Westminster.  Special Meeting of The  Council  on Saturday  'Last.  A special meeti: g of the municipal council was held last Saturday  afternoon in the euincil chambers.  All the members were present, besides F. W. Howpv, solicitor.  The meeting was called to discuss  matters in connection with the,  right-of-way of the railway through  the Delta municipality. Those in  attendance representing the railway  company were, John Hendry, president of the company; Thornton  Fell, solicitor; J. McMillan,   engin-  prolubit immigration as far as possible.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier, in discussing the matter, said that when the  last increase had been made by the  government, making the head tax  $100, instead cf-$5o, as formerly, it  was done to see how the experiment would result.  They were then informed by the  Dominion government that a law  restricting the immigration of Chinese into British Columbia would be  allowed, hut that the Japanese, for  Imperial political reasons, must  not be interfered with.  Another concession promised is  that the provincial government  shall receive fifty per cent, instead  of twenty-five per cent, ofthe Chinese poll tax.  Enormous Crop in Manitoba and North-West  Crowd the Market  eer; and C. Folio.t, contractor.        I      BTJRRARD ELECTIONS.  After    considerable    discussion  lasting  from  about three to _ine      The bye-election for Burrard con-  o'clock,   the  matter was amicably! stitutency will be  held on Febru-  settled satisfactorily to both parties. J ary 4th-   There are  three candid  The. railway   company   willbelates>   R-   G'   Macpherson  given ,a right-of-way  over road al-  PING-PONG.  The pin^-pong tournament will  commence on Monday evening in  Waddell's Hall. The draft of the  players has been made and all .are  expected to be on hand Monday  evening tc receive their positions  and opponents.  The better players will be handicapped. Prizes for the contest are  on exhibition at Marshall Smith's  store window.  The municipal council have decided to dispense with the services  of a medical health officer.  W. J. Brandrith has recently  taken over the Raight farm, near  O'Brien's corner. He moved his  family down the first of the week.  Word ha* been received from  Brookfield, N. S., of.the marriage  of two young people, formerly of  Ladner, F. Dorland, and Miss A.  B. Marshall.  The annual meeting of the Delta  Agricultural Association will be  held in the town hall on February  nth at 3 p.m. .,  A meeting •ofthe Delta Farmers'  Institute will be held in the town  hall, on Wednesday, February nth  at 3.30 p.m.  Harry Lindley, and his theatrical  eonvpany, ..gaive four nights entertainment in the town hall this week  to laige audiences. The plays  were good, and Lindley, himself,  delighted everyone with his unexcelled and different comic parts.  Tenders wil' be received by the  municipal clerk until noon, Friday,  February 20th, ior the purchase of  •the #3,200 dyking bauds.  lowanae lying north of the dredge  ditch, and the municipalities'  interests will be protected by provisions regarding railway crossings,  ditch and cuttle guards.  Arrangements were concluded  whereby the company would put in  three sidings, approximately at the  Slough, Goudy, and Mather's road,  R. G. Macpherson, liberal;  D. Mclnnes, independent; and  Chris. Foley, labor. During the  past week or so, there has been  some pretty warm debates and accusations, with the result that three  writs were issued and and served  Robert Kelly, of the wholesale  grocery firm of Messrs. Kelly,  Douglas & Co., has taken action  against C.  W.   Murray, charging  and probably   at  one of the follow .  ,, ™   , c   ...        , 1 entered by R. G.   Macpherson, the  mp,, Benson, Tasker, or Smith road. 1 . ..      ..... . •/.  Owing;to the enormous oat crop  in Manitoba and the North-West,  large quantities are finding their  way to the coast, -two cars having  arrived last week,.consigned to Mr.  Steyes, the well known farmer of  Steveston. These oats are of excellent quality, and go over 40 pounds  per'bushel. Last year's crop was  about 574,000 tons in Manitoba,  and 85,000 tons in Alberta,:and it  is expected that owing to.lower  prices a good many cars wi'l find  their way tc the coast.  The Winnipeg, "Commercial," of  last week, .'xejjorting on the situation in Manitoba says: "There  must be 18,000,000 bushels of oats  in the country over and above its  seed aud feed requirements, aud  for which there is at present no  shipping outlet. A sharp decline  in priceG may be expected as soon  as the oats begin to move. At  present farmers are getting 20.een.ts  per bushel at country points, which  is considered a fair price in Manitoba. -_   ^     THE RIVER ROAD.  slander, and a similar suit has been ]  The following report,  signed by  candidatd,    against    Mr. j the mayor and president   of the  passed giving the railway company I »»"**■    F- L- Carter-Cotton, jsd-i board of trade,   was presented at a  these privileges, and a by-law will j Uor end ProPrietor of the ^ews" | special meeting of the Westminster  be submitted in a week or so which |  It is necessary for a^ by -law to be!  will be voted on by property  owners. It only requires a majority of the votes to carry the by-law.  In the meantime, so as not to delay construction, the council gave  permission for the company to proceed with the work.  Councilor Burr gave notice that  at next meeting of the council be  would introduce the Victoria-Terminal Railway and Ferry by-law.  Work on the Construction of the  Victoria-Terminal railroad through  the Delta municipality commenced  Monday afternoon on W. H. Ladner's property. -On other portions  of the right-of-way and at Cloverdale, large gangs of men are engaged in a similiar work. A.  Guthrie & Co., are the contractors  tor the railway, C. Foliott being in  charge ou.this end. Sub-contracts  have been let and the work will be  rushed to completion. The contract for the piling and bridging  over all ravines and creeks on the line  from Cloverdale to Pt. Guichon has  been awarded to Walter A. Gilley  of Westminster. As arranged with  the municipal council, the railway  company will put iu sidings at different points on the flats for accomodation of freight, and which will  also be flag stations.  W. Livingstone has been appointed agent for the "Garden to  Consumer Tea Co.," and is prepared to receive orders for high-  class teas.   See ad.  CHINESE TAX.  The premier and attorney-general of British Columbia, had an  interview with the members of the  dominion government, Wednesday,  on the question of Chinese immigration.  They asKed for a further increase  in the per capita tax on Orientals  coming into the country, so as to  Liberal  Murray,  Advertiser, was also served with.aj board of trade, held on Friday ev-  writ for libel on behalf of R. G.  Macpherson.  A meeting will be held in the  town hall this evening, of those interested in mining. Delegates will  be elecied to attend the convention  to be held in Victoria on Feb. 25.  NEW HOTEL.  It is very likely that in a short  time L:\dner will be able to boast of  having a first-class, up-to-date hotel, equal to any on the coast.  James W. Welsh, who for some  yeais conducted the Delta Hotel,  has recently returned from Huntingdon and is having plans andar-  ranger.ients made .for going -ahead  with the proposition.  From the plans the hotel -will be  two storeys, and the rooms are well  laid out with every convenience.  Ladner is badly in need of an up-  to-date hotel, and we believe the  general public, and those who are  not in favor of licenses, will concede  this. From what we cam learn of  Mr. 'Welsh, during his past stay  here, we believe he will conduct the  hotel satisfactory to all. At the  present time, and during :the year  the accommodation for travellers is  insufficient and time and again it is  9 hard job for one to secure lodgings.  £t is expected that in a couple of  weeks 'definite aranngements will  be completed for to start work on  the building.  WEST YALE.  Dr. George Sanson, of Ashcroft,  is mentioned as the probable candidate in the government interestsin  West Yale. Charles A. Semlin,  ex-premier, will be the opposition  candidate. If the Dr. consents to  accept the nomination there will be  an interesting candidate, as he is a  strong man in that section. The  election will be brought on before  the end of February.  ening last, aud which *was read at  the council meeting on Monday  evening: "We,-the undersigned,  who were appointed a. special committee with power to act with reference to the continuation of ihe  River Road from Ladner, beg leave  to report as follows: The government, wishing to see the road constructed, agrees to contribute the  sum of $6,000 towards the work;  $4,000 will be paid as the work  progresses, and upon certificates  signed by the Public Works Inspector or the inspector in charge of the  work. The remainder, "$2,000,  will be available on and, after the  ist of July next. Plans and specifications are no being prepared, and  it is eqepected that tenders will be  called for the cpnstruction of the  road within ten,days or two weeks.  On account of our adopting [the  route .laid, .out by Mr. Killeen, it  will he necessary for us to epmmun-  icatelurther with the municipalties  of Surrey and D$h>i to obtain their  consent to the proposed change of  location."  At. another .special meeting attention was gireu to matters in connection with the Ladner road extension, and the Delta branch ofthe  Great Northern Railway now under  construction. In this latter connection the transportation committee pf the board was requested, tp  ascertain from the direotors of the  proposed railway, their intentions,  and also to ascertain from them if  they would be willing to establish*  daily steamboat between New  Westminster and Sidney in connection therewith.  At a meeting of the parties interested in settling in the Bulkley valley at Vancouver, Thursday evening, it was decided to go ahead and  locate and open up a settlement.  The president of the new organization is H. Higgins, with Mr. Evans, of East Delta as vice-president.  The new colony will wait for no  one but will go in as soon as pot*  sible in the Spring. THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1903.  ■1  THE DELTA NEWS  Published every Saturday-  Subscription, $1.00 per year-  ADVERTISING RATKS.  Casual Advertisements, 10 cents per. line, far  the first insertion, and 5 cents per line for each  subsequent insertion. The number of lines  reckoned by the space occupied; :t lines to the  inch.  Rates tor Commercial Advertisements can be  had ou application at this office.  Reading notices io cents-per line for each Insertion, unless contracted for by the too lines.  Any special notice, the object of which is to  promote tlie pecuniary benefit of any individual  or company, to be considered an advertisement  snd charged accordingly.  All advertisements charged for until ordered  not and paid for.  Correspondence invited ou matters of public  interest. Communications to editor must be accompanied by name of writer, not necessarily  for publication,, hut as evidence of good faith.  Correspondence must reach this office by Tuesday evening.  RIC.. A. FRASER,  Editor and Proprietor.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, IO02.  FISHERY QUESTION.  Colonel Prior, premier, and At-  torney-Geneual Eberts, are sojourning at Ottawa on provincial business. They had an interview with  the federal ministers Monday afternoon, the subject discusser} was the  fisheries of the province.. Mr. EJb-  erts was spokesman on.< t_5 provincial side. After being' introduced  by Colonel Prior, the attorney-general advanced an argument in favor  of the dominion paying over to the  province all the money collected by  _e dominion from the fisheries,  since confederation, outsitle of what  money was expended by the dominion in the way of protection- The  amount asked was about a  million  Construction on the: (railroad has  commenced. Looks as if the Delta  will at last have transportation  facilities. The produce from this  section alone will amount to. considerable;..  Evan Hooson, rancher, and Lav-  ington Cumberlach, laborer; North;  Victoria, have protested T. W. Patterson's election. The usual changes are made.  THE SOCKEYE LIMITED-  The new railway had not been  long opened lor traffic, but it was  long enough to' have established a  reputation for' slownessi. At one:  part oft the line it crosses a road,  and instead of the railway jates  shutting across this road they are  made to shut? across the railway.  This necessitates the tsain coming  to a stand-still every jparney, until  the guard jumps off and opens the  gate. It then glides slowly through  and draws up again till the guard  shuts them aud jumps on again  with the cry,. "All right!" It  was very crowded one night, and  when the first halt was made to  open the gates a young man got up  and looked out. "What's wrang  Jock?" asked a companion. "Oh,  no' muckle," replied Jock, "I think  there's a coo on the line." Presently the train moved on again, but  only to draw up again while the  .gates were- being shut. "What's  wrang noo, Jock?" asked his companion again. "Oh, it's jist the  ,way o' this train,!*' replied Jock.  "Ye see we'va- made up ou that  coo."  I  PARLOR  Tobacco,. Pipes, andiCigarr.  Westover tobacco a specialty.  W. R. ncCleUan,   -    -   Ladner.  FOR BALE.  Ten choice milk cows, pick of  fourteen. Also one registered Ayrshire bull calf.  W. H. LADNER,  LADNER, B. C.  W N DRAPER,  PROVINCIAL  LAND  SURVEYOR  Room 2, ICllard Block, New Westminster, B.C.  A. €>. U. W".  DfESLTlC 1.0BGE  NO.  ia, meets second and  fourth* Tuesdays in each' month in Waddell's Hall. T. W. KERR', Recorder.  T110S. K-CADNKK, M. W.  I. 0. P-  Court Ossko, Ifc. 34.43,, meets  in I. O. O. F. Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  each mouth. Visiting brethren  always welcome. C. RL, J. B.  Burr; R. S., B.S. McDonald.  FIVE CENTS  Get your milk from: the Hazel  Grove Dairy, delivered morning and  evening'at five cents a quart. All  k_afls of apples and vegetables at  Imarket price.     W. A. Kirkland.  The  Delta  News  WILL BE ENLARGED IN FEBRUARY 1903  £,?@si_r  at  SmiNTON'S  dollars.    The   province also   asks|.  the right to catch with traps on the}    The net profits for Binik of Cbni-  southern coast of Vancouver Island. jtraerc* for y«Bf«mounted to (1,0*8,-  509.76   after   paying 70 per cent.  dividend, expenditure over $50,000  It was pointed out that the salmon  could be caught in this way before  entering United States waters. As  it was at present the United States  used traps and caught the fish passing trom Canadian waters iaito  United States water*, and only a  limfted number reaehed the-aae-uth  of the Fraser. Rwer to suyply. the  canneries. The cannrey men, it  was said, were- in favor, of the use  of traps, aud, although ihe fishermen were opposed to them, they  may soon come round. Mr. Eberts  also asked that tlie province have  the entire contiol of the fisheries,  v.ith the exception ofthe protection, which would remain with the  dominion, and which would be  paid out of tbe? revenues received  from the same."  It will be seen from what the attorney-general remarks,.; that' the  provincial government is in favor  of traps. There is a vast difference  of opinion on the question.  on bank premises, $15,000 ompension fund. #5EO',ooo has been  transierred to rt.st account.  CHURCH   NOTICES'  CATHOLIC  Reverend Father Edm. Peytavin,  O. M. I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a ni-  METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 3 p.m  A N  Miller, pastor  ST, ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN  Servires next Lord's Day at 11  a.m. aud 7 p.m.  Sabbath School at 2 p m Midweek meeting on Thursday evening  at 7:30 o'clock  Thomas Oswald, minister.  ...:-..;.■-_-■■--.  NOTICE.  A by-law will, be submitted to  property owners in r- short time  asking them to ratify the consent  given the railway company to use  road crossings for the right-of-way  of railway. The by-law will' re-  oeive its readings to-day and will  be published next week. Therewill  be no opposition to the by-law. as  everyone is- willing that the railway should be. built,, but the law  demands nuch a proceeding for  municipalities!  The Deadman's Island question  will, in all probability crop up again  shortly. The provincial government has notified Vancouver city of  the lease of the Island to Theodore  Uiidgate for. industrial purposes.  Vancouver,, Westminster, and Yukon Railway Company.  NOTICK is hereby given that on Thursday,  13th dny of March, 1903; at the City of Ottawa, application will lie made to the Coventor  in Council to sanction an agreement for the purchase tiy this company of certain offthe assets of  the Vancouver; Westminster, Northern nud„Yu-  kon Kailway Company ;  And notice is hereby tjiveu that all persons  interested in such application muy then and  there appear and be heard on such application.  Dated at Vancouver, B. C. this 3rd day of  January, 1903,  JAMKS JEFFREY,  Secretary.  Chloride of Lime.  Little's Soluble Phenyl...  McDougall' s FM&  CarboliC-  Heaters, Farm Implements, Picture, Framing  and General Repairing.   Coal Oil und  tiasollne.  J. F. STAINTON,   ....   Ladner.B. C.  TAXLGBIJSG  Clothes Altered, Cleaned and Repaired.  Parcels left at W. L. McBride's store and A. Walker's and W--_-McClclla:rs barker simp will be  called for on Monday and returned 011 Saturday.  O. W.WAUKER.  Windsor Hotel  Corner Columbia & Begbie, Sts.  NKW WESTMINSTER  Sample rooms for commercial travelers. Celt  tntUy situated in biismess portion of the city  Accommodation fttld lUniuu room iirstclass. Convenient tw tramway unuinus and C r K depot  nnd steamboats. Uutctt $i, $1.25 and J1.50.  A. VACllON*.      - Proprietor  Hotel Colonial  J. K. IN8I.KY, Prop.  Kates, $1.50 and .f 2.0a per day.  Special  attention gltcn   to Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKenzie and Clarksou-SLi.  New Westminster, D. C.  Clarington Hotel  South Westminster, B C  Strictly first class accommodation.    Good-stub-  ling.   Careful attention given to horse»*  j. wise, Prop-  Hotel Leland  R. Dowswell, Propr. Vancouver, B.C.-  One block from C. V. R. Depot and steamboat  wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled.  Kates, $1.50 to ft per day.  Cor. Granville and HasttngsBtai. -   -   -   Tel. 14.  Surrey Hotel,  SOUTH WESTMINSTER, B. C.  Mrs.K. George,, Proprietress.  Newly furnished throughout;   Kirsttclnss accom  mudation.   Choice liquors and cigurs.  Good stabling iu attendance.  Carbolic Disinfecting;, Powder, together with all forms ofi  disinfectants- for sale-  Books,   Magazines,.  Stationery, etc., etc.  Subscriptions  taken, for all kinds  of papers and magazines.  F. J. MacKenzie.  HICK'S HOTEL  IvADNER, B. C  P.. SHIRLEY, Propraetor..  Conveniently  situated  and  first class in every particular.  BEST* CUISINE SERVICE  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 a__  district and. no business firm  should negket ta have an ad-  init.  D  I 111  '••••••••••••••••••••• ••••••••••••••••••>•••  •japjo o;  apem s-iappBl pu» sail? _■) -jamiBtn  sstsp ;siu ui auop moM 'ssouai  •prujsuoD    o'l    uo^b;   sy>tuiuoo  •2upii3vl ait     33«<I  UBOUaiUV pU«   UBipBUTiO joj }no_v  'aavM o t  I  \  T  t  f  j Job Printing"  f  } ©Call kitinCs done neatly and  t  X, at reasonable prices.    If you  •> want anything in the printing  I line you ean get it at The  1 Delta   New*   office.     Leave  * your order and it will be at-  V tended to.  i  I Butter Makers  I  T Seeure yourparchment at The  t Delta News office.  This stock  .i< <sf paper is the best ia the  T province.    You   can   get  it          %  I either printed or plain. When  y you need batter paper call or  } send tothi*office.                                  i-'-'  T  j tbe Delta Dews, Ladner  t  .Vs-«i*->*^r*<^<r^>^^*<r*<r*«}»* ' ♦ * ■» « 0 s i>s s> ' 4 "D s a> s A_.^ , ^ THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1903.  POACHERS FINED.      .  A Westminster dispatch says:—  Convictions were secured at Mission Junction, Saturday, in the case  of the Americans charged with  poaching on Sumas Prairie, and  fines imposed. The report that  special Constable Joseph Cole had  arrested three men was incorrect.  He arrested four, and all were  prominent citizens of Washington.  The four men were arrainged before Capt. Pittendrich, S. M., and,  upon conviction, each was heavily  fined. In each case a fine of $20  was imposed for the offence of  shooting in British Columbia without a license, and each of the four  was required to take out a license,  the cost of which was $50, and  each man had to pay $3 costs, thus  making the total amount of the  fines $292.   The money was paid.  1 FA!  CANT-HOOK.  Here is a true incident which  took place one day while a number  of men were at work piling sawlogs.  Of course Pat was the man chosen  to go to another part of the woods  after a cant.hook, but having never  seen one, and too independent to  ask what it was like, he started off,  resolved to bring the first thing  which be thought resembled one.  After searching for some time, he  discouvered a muley cow.  "Be jabers," said Pat, "I've  found one at last, I'll drive her  over any way, for I see she can't  hook."  LYNCH'S SENTENCE  It is now generally conceded that,  as cabled to tbe Associated Press on  the day he was condemned to death,  the sentence passed on Colonel Arthur Lynch, who was found guilty  of high treason, will be commuted  to penal servitude for life, which  sentence will be subject to further  consideration after a term of years.  NEW C. P. N. SERVICE.  Inforrfation to the effect that the  steamer Charmer will be put on the  run between Victoria and Steveston during next lummer, The  service will be entire'y distinct from  that already given to points on the  Fraser and to Vancouver.  The boys of a Sunday school  were asked to bring each a penny  to be devoted to the missionaries.  "And," added the teacher, "I wish  each penny to be given with an appropriate text." On the. following  Sunday the first boy had his pen-  ney ready and his text pat—"The  Lord loveth a cheerful giver."  The teacher beamed. The penny  of boy No. 2 was also waiting, and  his text ran—"He that giveth to  the poor lendeth to the Lord."  The teacher's approval was slightly less emphatic. Boy No. 3 fished  deep in his pocket for his penny.  "A fool i and his money are soon  parted !" was his text.  4 Miles South of Ladner.  MR. H N. RICH, will sell  by auction on  111,, FES. 51, II,  at 11 a. m.  THS WHOLE OF THE  IS!  ON THE ABOVE PROPERTY  The 140 head of Stock include 32 Dairy Cows and  Heifers, 16 Yearling Heifers, 8 Calves, Pedigree  Shorthorn Bull "Celeus,"  3 years old, 2 Grade Bulls,  and 80 Head of Prairie  Cattle.  20 HORSES  Include 8 mares, 6 horses, 5 yearling and 2  year old colts and fillies, 1 saddle pony.  pias  4 sows with and in pig, 2 fat sows, 14 store pigs,  1 pedigreed Berkshire boar.  IMPLEMENTS  One 14-inch sulky plough, two 18-inch ploughs,  one 14 and one i6*inch plough*, 1 draining  plough, sets of spring harrows, Randall and  drag harrows, 1 Massey-Hariis 15 shoe drill, 1  seeder, broadcaster, roller, Osborne mower,  scraper and , three Binders, hay rake,  three 4-inch and one three-inch tire  wagons, 2 hay racks, pig rack, one two-seated  open rig with pole aud shaft's, 1 road cart, 5  sets team and plough harness, 1 saddle, 20  cattle chains, 1 fanning mill, straw and root  cutters, hay forks and harvest tools, 1 Alexandra separator, 2 milk cans, churn, one No. 8  and one No. 4 breachloading shotguns.  2 HAY PRESSES  1 Southwick sweep and 1 trend power, and a  large assortment of useful effects.  TERMS  Under $50, spot cash, over that amount, approved notes at six mouths, with interest at  bank rates. /  IMPORTANT  Auction   Sale  -OF-  Live Stock, Implements,  Machinery and Farm  Produce.  Under instructions from F. J. Hart  Esq., agent for the administra-  tix of the Kirkland Estate  I will sell by Public  ■ Auction   on  the  premises at  «       llV/lli      -UUIIVI ,  Commencing at 10 o'clock sharp  Rev. R. G. MacBeth, pastor of  lhe First Presbyterion church, Vancouver,'' united in marriage on  Thursday morning Mr. Joseph  Henley; of New Westminster, and  Miss Jennie Stewart McCohn, of  Vancouver.« --Mp. and Mrs. Henley  left for Victoria on the Charmer,  and on their return they will take  up their residence in Westminster,  —— '-ixr.  Chamberlain has fixed the con  tribution of the Transvaal towards  cost of.the Boer war at $150,000,000  and say* the government will guarantee.a loan of another $150,000,-  000 tor development of the cuunUy.  Aft order-in-cotincil has been  formally passed extending the time  for permitting nursefy stock to  enter Vancouver from March 15th  to April 15th'  The whole of the I^ive Stock,  Implements, Machinery and Farm  Produce, consisting of 77 head of  grade cattle, 2 purebred Shorthorn  bulls, 1 purebred Shorthorn heifer,  1 purebred Hereford bull, 10 pure  bred Hereford cows, 13 work  horses, 10 purebred Shropshire  sheep (2 rams 8 ewes), 6 purebred  Lincoln sheep (1 ram and 5 ewes),  235 grade sheep and 64 hogs.  One Steam Hay Press, 3 mowing  machines, 1 boiler and engine, 1  fanning mill, 3 binders, plows,  wagons, grain separator, rakes,  harrows, and the usual miscellaneous implements and articles necessary to operate a first class farm  of 400 acres.  Terms of sale and catalogues caw  be obtained upon application to F.  J. Hart & Co;, New Westminster,  or the undersigned  T.J. TRAPP,  Auctioneer.  New Westminster.  Watchmaker  and Jeweler  LADNER, B. C.  A full stock of high grade  Jewelery, Watches, and Clocks  Repairing a specialty. If you have  any work leave it with me and I  will guarantee satisfaction.  A^+A4*+A+A+*+-H~i-+*+H- ■H»+'H-fr-H-f*'H'4-fr*»+-H*+»  I    Delta Transfer Stable  •5*  t  I  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  (Westminster Branch)  Time Table  Cars leave Westminster for 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 10 p. m.j Saturdays and Sundays at 11 p.m.  FREIGHT CARS.  We run first-class freight cars between Westminster and Vancouver and all shipments are  handled with the utmost eare and delivered to  consignee without delay. Special attention paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagons meet all boats  and trains. For rates, etc. apply to  D. A. SHII.ES, P. R. GLOVER,  Traffic Mgr. Local Mgr.  Westminster, B. C.  '8  3009 WKSTMINSTKR UOAD.  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons.  .  .  HOMli GROWN AND IMTORTHD .  .  GARDEN FIKI.D AND FLOWI'R SEEDS.  Bee Hives and  Supplies.   .   .   . Wholesale  and Retail.  Call and examine our stock and make your selection for Spring planting. CATALOG FREE  M. J.   HENRY,  Vancouver        - -        B. C.  To Inteligent Business  Men and Farmers:  Insure your Stocks, Houses and  Barns in the Anglo-American and  Equity Firf Insurance Companies. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, and can positively save you  money.    Call or write for rates.  A   W McLeod,  DISTRICT AGENT.  Office: Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 6a,       New Westminster  I NHft 11 sou liims I  f : :■ ■■ ■    - "-=1  J  J. HENLEY I  T T  ♦♦♦  NEW WESTMINSTER,    !-!  B. C.  ♦•♦  A Manufacturers of all kinds oi ♦*♦  * Soda Water, Ginger ♦  A    Ale and Summer    1  I  *>  Drinks.  j       Your patronage solicited  +++*+*-T~H>+-K«+*-H«+-H-+-f+  Advertise in The NEWS  fH-H'!-H^HW-m-l'HH  McRAE & Co  NEW WESTniNSTER, B. C.  A full line of English and Irish  Tweeds and Fancy Trouserings  always kept in stock.  *  t  •I-  i  LADNER, B. C.  SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES  {  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team Work Done at Specially Low Prices.  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  ■f Telephone "Ladner" No. io.  If you want first class work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE  New Method Steam Laundry  NEW  WESTMINSTER,  W. R. McClellan, Agent,        - -        Ladner.  Leave Laundry on Monday and  it will be returned on  Saturday.  Gents clothes cleaned and pressed.     Blankets and Curtains a specialty.  $_4 ^^av_f  WORTH  OF  ,000  MORE OR LESS       MB'       -M1_^_L---^______  DAMAGED f§%£F^ffif _r_f___>'#*__?  BY FIRE AND WATER m ■ •■■   ■» WW 9mm   90  WILL BE SOLD CHEAP FOR CASH.  Don't miss this opportunity of getting useful tools, etc., at a fraction of usual price.  #7. F. ANDERSON & CO  Corner Front and 6th Streets, NEW WESTMINSTER. B. C.  Call at the Old Stand lately occupied by P. Clark.  First class work. Your patronage solicited.  W. H. TAYLOR,     -     -     PROP.  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY  B.C.—Noted Brand.  PHOENIX—With Eagles.  OLD SPORT—Always Reliable.  B. WILBERG & CO. new wkstinstek, b. c.  P. O. BOX 661.  PLAIN TALK.  We are able to back up every  assertion we make. We stand  ready to furnish you the best of  everything in the LIVERY line,  Just as we say 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.  'Phone, 20.    . Ladner, B. C.  P. Clark  General Blacksmith  Ladner, B. C.  First claw  work.  Horseshoing  a specialty.  i!  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  Columbia street,   -   NKW \VT<8TMIN8THR,n.C.  Across America.  A solid, vestibuled train daily in  each direction.  Leaves Wstminster, io a.m. ferry  Arrives Westminster by 2:30 p.m.  ferry.  Finest equipment in the west.  Fastest time to Kootenay and the  east. Tickets on sale to all points  in Europe.  D. P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  C. P. -N. Co.  TIME TABLE'  NEW  NOTICE.  In the Matter of the Estate of William Black, late of Ladner, (deceased).  N  OTICE is hereby given that all creditors and  others having elaiinsngaiust the estate ofthe  said William Black, who died on or about the  28th tiny of November, A. 1). 190J. are requested  on or befell* the second day of February A. D.  1003, to send by peat prepaid or deliver to the undersigned executor ofthe last will and testament  of the deceased, their christian and surnames  and addresses, and full particulars of their  claims, statements of the accounts and the nature of theseciirities, il any, held by them.  And further take notice, that after the last  mentioned date I, the said executor, will proceed  to distribute the assets of the said deceased  among the part!es entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which I shall then have  notice, and that I will not be liable for the said  assets or any part thereof so distributed to any  person or persons of whose claims notice shall  nut have been received by me at the time qf.such  distribution.  Dated this second day of January A. D. 1903.  W,   J.   I.ltARY,  Executor by his solicitors, McBride Rt Kennedy  Subscribe for The Delta News.  "Ads" in it bring gaod r_ults.  WESTMIN STER-STE VB8T0II  ROUTK.  Steamer Transfer, 1 leave* New Westminster at 2 p.m . daily, except  Sunday. leaves Steveston lion-  day, 7 a.m., Friday 6 a.m. Saturday, ISiesday, Wednesday, Thursday, fi p.m., calling at Fraser River landings dctweon New WcWfcnin-  Bter and Steveston.  VICTORIA NEW WESTMINSTBB  ROUTE.  S.S.   Princess   Louise  leaves Victoria  Tuesdays   and Fridays   at 7   a.m.  •■ Leaves   New   Westminster   Wednesdays   and   Saturdays at 7   a. m.,  calling  at  Mayne,  Steveston  and  Guichon.  NEW WESTMINSTER-CHILLIWAOK  ROUTE.  S.S. Beaver leaves New Westminster  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at S a.m. Leaves Chilliwaok  Tuosdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m., oalling at Fraser  River landings between New  Westminster and Chilliwack.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVER ROUTB.  S.S. Charmer leaves Victoria daily *t  1 a.m.    S.S. Charmer leaves Vancouver daily at 1:1ft p.m.  AH   steamers   from  Vancouver   sail  from C.P.R. wharf.   The Company reserves   the   right    of   changing   time  table at any time   without   notification.  For full particulars a* to time,  rates, etc., apply to nearest agent, ot  to  JAMES SCEATKB,  Vancouver   Depot  and  428  Hastings  street, or to  J. W. TROUP, E. J. COVLE,  Manager, Asst. Gen. Pans Afft.  Victoria. Vancouver.  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1993.  .■nw aa, n*—=  e__  LOCAL NEWS  MiMw Sa Reid ii on tht lick list.  Ten acres of land ott tbe Slough  road for rent.  Rev.Bishop wiil hoid service in  the Baptist church Sunday evening.  D. B. Grant spent a few days in  the cities this week on business.  Mr. and Mrs. John R. Watson  went up to Vancouver Thursday  evening.  Miss Edith Rich has been ill the  past few days with throat trouble.  The residence is under quarantine.  Miss Davie, who has been visiting in Squamish, returned to the  Delta yesterday.  Miss Ethel Green, who has spent  several months with friends at Kel-  owna, returned home Tuesday afternoon.  Snow fell to.the depth of an inch  on Wednesday, but only remained  a short time. It was China New  Year.  Wm. Alexander has in the past  few weeks disposed of several of his  heavy draught horses to Vancouver buyers.  Rev. Archdeacon Pentreath will  hold services in All Saint's Tren-  •nant church, Sunday,' at 11 a. m.  _nd 7 p. m.  The stock and effects of the Alexandra form at Boundary Bay  were sold by • auction on Monday  _y H.N, Rich, H  Rev. T, W. Hall, of Chilliwack,  was the guest of Rev. A. N. Miller  last week, and preached in the  Methodfet church on Sunday.  On-Thursday, February 5th, H.  N, Rich will sell by auction all the  _ve and dead farming stock on the  'Imperial "farm. See ad. in this  issue.  I. Heard, a prosperous farmer of  , 'the Okanagan district, spent a short  time in the Delta this week visiting  "with Ms  daughter,   Mrs.   Robert  McKee.  G< J. Bonding and wife, of Vancouver, are staying at the Alexandra House. They think highly ot  the city and intend residing here  permanently—Kamloops Sentinel,  Tbe young daughter of W. H.  Taylor had the misfortune to fall, on  Tuesday and break her arm. The  injured arm has been set and the  little lady is getting along nicely.  Rev, Thos. Oswald spent a few  days at Westminster this week,  where he acted as chairman at the  annual gathering of the Sons of  Scotland* The occasion was Burn's  anniversary,  The finest life motion picture entertainment of to day, will show at  St. Patrick's Hall, New Westminster, Tuesday night, and will show  here in Ladner, Wednesday night,  February 4th.   See dodgers.  China New Year was celebrated  in the Hong-Kong portion of Delta for a few days this week. The  numerous small boys succeeded in  enjoying themselves with firecrackers in the village.  Ladies and Gentlemen:  When in Westminster be sure and attend Sinclair's  Big Clearance Sale as he is selling Boots and Shoes and all  kinds of Rubber footwear cheaper than they were ever sold  in British Columbia before.  This sale only lasts one week longer  ••••••^•••••o*o*ft*e»3o«$«t#o*9*G*e*o«e*9«««*f  W. E. SINCLAIR,  It  SlSI  NOTICE.  The snnual meeting ofthe Dclts Farmers'Institute will be held In the Town Hall, tsdner, on  Wednesday, February nth, 1903, »t 3.30 p. tn.  Members »re requested to attend.  H. A. BOWN, Secretary.  FOR SALE.  On easy terms:   Cottage on lot,  house and barn on lot, a house.  For particulars apply to  Mrs. Wm. Woodward,  Vancouver, B. C.  1065 Burnaby St.  TO RENT.  Ten Acres of land on the Slough  Road. 4. Acres , in fruit trees.  Apply at the Delta News Office.  TO RENT.  Comfortable 7-roomed  residence  at Port Guichon, every convenience.  H. Macklin,  Port Guichon.  NOTICE.  TTKNDKRS will be received by the Delta Municipal Council, up till noon, Friday,. February aoth,   for the  purchase  of $3,206 Dyking  BoncR   For  further  particular*  Apply to the  undersigned; N- A- McDiarmid,  Ladner, January 27th, 1903. C M. C.  Celebrate O  Heintz...  ©  PICKLES  AND  CATSUP  Navel Oranges  and Bananas.  —AT THE—  CITY BAKERY  BOOTS  &  SHOES  FOR  BARGAINS  in   these   goods  CALL  ON  DRYGOODS 9  GENT'S     I  FURNISH-   •  INGS        •   ______•  W. L NcBRIDE  PORT GUICHON, B. C.  Phone 5  CHOICE  * GROCERIES  COME AND  INSPECT  THESE GOODS  SATISFACTION  GUARANTEED  BEST  BRANDS  .1  OF«  flour   ;  *  I  \ROBERT MAY  Ladner,    -    B. C.  Groceries!!  j TNISMITHING  J and REPAIRING \  i Heaters lined and stoves set up. J  ^ Aficnt for  J The   Gurney Foundry   Coy  Oxford Stov_ and Ranges.     J  The best on the market.       J  *  ISOTIGE.  Man-tape Register- and Marriage Certificate  Foiuis will be sent without churge to all offieiu.-  ing clergymen \n the province upon application  to the King's Pri liter, Victoria.  W. W, B. McINNKS,  Provincial Secretary.  NOTICE.  npHK annual meeting of the Dairymen's &  * Live Stock Association, of R, C, will be held  iu the Board of Trade rooms in the City of New  Westminster, on Wednesday, Jan. 28th, 1903, at  10 a. m.t when election of officers'aud general  business of (.he OJUtOClation will be transacted. It  is expected th.it speakers will be provided to address the meeting in the interest of dairying and  live stock. L. W. PAISLEY,  Secretary.  A NEW LINE OF  LADIES BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS  LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR _-  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS  FRESH x^GROCERIES :-: EVERY :-: WEEK   $  j   fy. J. fynteherson*s  *^^*)«r^WK-»^s-)«(-*Ht-s^*-«*^ *>*.Hfc»^*-H^;*»**-ae»^£*:  AT   THE  6*  Big** Store  •••••••«. •••••_ •••»•$• •©•••©•©•©•••©•*><>e«©«>®  Clearing Sale  -OF ALL-  \JL  s  -AT-  • Mackenzie's Dry Goods Store.  NOTICE.  The annnol meeting of the members of the  Delts Agricultural Society, will be held at the  Delta Town Hall, Ladner, on Wednesday, the  nth day of February, 1903, at 3 p.m.; By order,  A. DeRtaylor,  Mdncr, J»n. 30, 1903. Secretary.  «■!? Having taken the  Agency for the  7  9  9  m  9  9  f  i  .•••••^^^•••••••••••O««6>s)_)*O*»S«9t)O*o*tt*0*O«9  BIG DRAWING ON FEBRUARY 9th  We wish to inform the public that we have still a number of keys  left in connection with our drawing of $35. and from now on until nil  are given out we are going to give one key with every Dollar Purchase.  As we do not know one key from another, it might be that some, if not  all, of the lucky keys are among the number, so your chance of securing  $20, $10 or $5 is still good.  We have decided also that the box shall be opened on Monday;  February 9 next, at 2 o'clock p. m., so those who hold keys, and those  who may yet secure them, will please' bring them to the Big Shoe  House, when all arrangements for optning tbe box will be made. Tbe  one holding the lucky key can open the box at any time after the hour  set for opening, but the first one to try the box and open it secures the  $20, the second $10 and the third $5. So you see it will be to your interest to be on hand at two o'clock on that day. • Don't forget that tbe  lucky keys might be among the number yet on hand and that one will  be giren with every dollar purchase.  Making room for Spring Gocds.    Wise economy lies  not in Saving Money, but in spending it when  good* opportunities    present    themselves.  We need the room you need the Goods  1  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  4 Dozen Mens Colored Shirts stiff bosom,  cuffs separate or attached, sizes 15 to 17.  Regular price $1.25 to clear 65 cents.  8 Dozen pairs heavy brown canvas, riveted  pants, all sizes. Regular price $1.25 to  clear at 90 cents.  12 JjDozen four-in-hand and knot ties, assorted patterns. Regular price 35 cents  to clear 20 cents each.  Extra heavy mercerized black satin shirts,  (union label) all sizes, special $1.25 each.  Boys Flannelette shirts, sizes 12 to 14 at  50 cents each.  Floor Oilcloth and Linoleum  4-4 Floor Oilcloth 40 cents yard  4-4 Extra Heavy Oilcloth 50 cents yard  6-4 Oilcloth special 60 cents y,ard  8-4 English  Linoleum, special 55 cents  square yard.  Japanese matting assorted pat_ens   23  cents yard  A few Remnants left yet.    Call and look  through them.  WM. JOHNSTON, ft I  ti*.  tea 00*  Heretofore ci tried on by J. J. Monkman, I'ara  now p-upnre i to fill all orders for those  high Class Teas, Coffee, etr.  Butter & Eggs taken in Exchange  W. Livingston, Ladner.  INSURE YOUR PROPERTY   wHh   Fm J. Hart & Co.  Now Westminster, B. G.  The Leading Insurance Agency  *   Money to Loan.   ~  MARSHALL SMITH.  !  5;  ■  3!  ■  I;  n  ii  n  n  ■  ii  ii  ■  M  1  if  ■  ■  IE  ■  !!  3!  1  it  >  ■i  > ■  ■ i  n  -  ]i  ■i  ■ i  s>«.{m»<i-.<i ».i|»«ia> .^^A^A-^A^A^. ■—>-->—A^.A^A^'--A.,~A.t^:^..^,\,  1  - - THIS WEEK - -  *MM»_HMMH-_HB__M_H__Mi  mm^mmm^msh>«—_whm_____  MENS' CAPS, Special '....[ 25c.  BOYS1  .55c,  — BOVS SHORT PANTS.  AT 50c, 55c 65c. 70c. 75c. 80c.. 85c and $r..oq.  (odd)  i  < ►  ■  v  J. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street   ;-;     New Westminster,      ''!  1 ,;,<..^s^s^s.^s^.»mJ^»<»~*hJ..s-<;**^»«. •^^•<*>*«~J*s«i*«^*£..«^.s«j,.t-%i#iy

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