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Array si.' *-y  ,■*;■>. t  .  "»-<2.  THE  S  i  7  /  '  / ■        fi   ./C  Vol. 1. No. 9.  LADNER, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 1902.  $1.00 & year.  ■i- .-  Price of Produce.—Hap-  ennings of The Week  at the Royal City.  New Westminster,, April 19.—  The city market held yesterday was  an average one. The supply of  meats was fair and what was offered found a ready sale. There was  much better inquiry for veal than  •has been the case for sometime.  Poultry was not plentiful and  what was offered found a ready sale  at the high prices now prevailing.  Eggs wete abundant and all that  was offered did not find a sale.  The potatoes sold realized  prices  about the same  as last week,   the  quotations showing no indication of  dropping again but will  probably  rise several points yet. However in  .spite of the prices the demand for  ,the tubers was limited.  BBS!'' Per P0'"1"1  JUndqnnrters     iuc.  Forequarters ,....   7 [■■• to  9  Cuts    7      '    1.4  MUTTON  Whole...........    !,. to i_c  ton  it'S  10  JPORK  Whole..,...,,  8  .VEAL  email,..,, ,.,.,.. 10  f^rge...,,,.'..,   .,..:.... 8 to  9  HUTTKR„„..„,. "I'„...,'.'.',„.,. ■ K to ,30 c.  :Vj-:c»-:TAfli.Ks  * .   wick  I'otatoea...,, ,. „,..    90 c  Carrots     50  Turnips     5a  Beets     75  •    Onions. $1.25  Parsnips     75  Hay .'   No wheat or oats.  per doz.  Kggs    18 to 22 c  Fowls    I7.00 to $8.00  Chickens..       6.00 to  7.0Q  Ducks „„   10.00  FRUIT  per box,  Apples , „   $1.10  Samuel Henderson, a deckhand  of the steamer Ramona was stabbed  twice on Friday evening last by  Daniel Dick a fellow workman. A  quarrel over a woman together with  a little whiskey was the cause of  the trouble..  A meeting of the directors ol the  Royal Agricultural and Industrial  Society was held in the city on Friday evening when several matters  of importance were dealt with.  Among other things it was decided  to secure if possible independent  judges for the Provincial Fair in  this city.  J. D, Campbell a mill wright of  the Brunette Saw Mills fell from  some shafting where, he was working and sustained severe injuries including a fractured wrist and a crack  in the skull which knocked him  unconeious.  The owners of the Steamer Blonde  were convicted in the district court  pn Friday on a charge of carrying  passengers without a licence and  were fined $75 and costs,    ft  The dredgft King Edward has  gone to jChiJHwftck where she will  jdp somemucb needed work in Hope  Slough.  Atkinson & Monk were fined $10  in the district court on Wednesday  for selling sturgeon under "four feet.  Jn length.  Acting mate Frank Robinson o  the steamer Flyer leaped over board  on Wednesday and saved the life of  the Japanese cook who had fallen  into the water.  Capt, Ch.as. Gardner of this city  went North pn Friday accompanied  by a full crew of expert steamer men  from the J?raser river.   This crew  will do service on the steamer Sybil  which plies between White Horse  and Dawson.  Eli Atkinson an employee of  the Royal City Planing Mills had  the misfortune to fall on to one of the  saws in the factory on Thursday  afternoon and received serious injuries on his arm and leg which were  horribly lacerated.  Paul Swanson's new gasoline  Launch Nymph was given her trial  trip on the Fraser river on Thursday  and devoloped a speed of nearly  eight miles an hour.  I  Delta Municipal Council.  The Delta Municipal Council held  their regular meeting on Saturday,  April 12th, all the members were  present, the reeve in the chair.  After the minutes of the previous  meeting had been confirmed, communications were received and disposed off as follows:  From E. M. Carncross, C. M. C,  of Surrey, re grant to Scott road, received and referred to Councilor  Robertson with power to act.  From J.J. Burr asking for a loan  of $350 out of the. dyking schemes  sinkin;; funds on a first mortgage on  Lot 144, G 2. Moved by Councilor  Arthur and Ladner that if nu objection be raised within seven days  the reeve and clerk be authorised to  make the loan.  From E. Holnian re payment of  his account. On motion the clerk  W.as instructed to notify Mr. Hol-  man to have 400 feet of corduroy on  Tasker Road contract put in order  according to contract, and hjs ac-  count will be passed for payment.  From John Oliver re deadaninals  in ditches on the Morgan property  received and referred to Coun.  Robertson with power to act.  From J. M- McDonald and others  re road through Dot 149 C 2, received and referred to Coun. Burr  to report next meeting.  From George Ormiston asking  for an increase in salary of $10 per  month. On motion of Couns, Burr  and Arthur the request was granted  commencing March 25th.  On motion of Couns. McCallan  and Robertson, D. A. McKee was  allowed to put his fence out on the  grade on Trunk Road through his  ('farm, the same to be put back when  required by the council.  On motion of Councilors McCallan  and Burr the tender of George  Spruiig for 100 yards of gravel at  89 cents per yard was accepted.  On motion of Couns. Arthur and  Robertson the following amounts  were passed for payment:  J. A. Moore, 40 cents; Estate T.  McNeely, supplies $22.85; R- H.  Gillespie, hauling, $17.25; R. McKee, $5; N. A. McDiarmid, salary,  $70; mUsk rat account $50; A. Fen-  ton, work Trunk road, $2; E. Fen-  ton, caretaker town hall, $5; P.  Henderson, work Ward 5, $21; G.  Ormiston, salary, $50; Delta News,  printing, $.17.50; work on Hume  flood box: Chung, $22.50; J. Scott,  $48.20; H. Fraser, $44.60; E. Raf-  ferty,$46...4B>! C. Humberger, $18;  J. Collinson, $36.20; Tony Cosu-  lich, $4; John Gordanich, $15.40;  W. Cressard, $44.40; Joseph Allison, $41.60; P. Cosulich, $19; T.  R. Patterson, $35; R.Shirley, $23.-  55; C. Beadleson, $12; D. Short-  reed. $11.4.0.  The council then adjourned till  Saturday, April 26th, at 2 p.m.  Another injunction   against  V. Vi & E. has been issued.  the  No  Possibility of North  Victoria Election for  Some Time.  The main items of interest in the  legislature for the past week has  been the declaration of the minister  of mines that the government would  not bring on the election in North  Victoria at present.  The motion of Mr. McBride, demanding the resigntaion of the Government on account of the contract  which they had made with the Edmonton Yukon Railway Company,  created quite a ripple of excitement.  Messrs. Oliver and Kidd supported  the resoutiou, whilst Hayward and  Helmecken voted for the. government. Much unfavorable comment  is heard in regard to the action pf  the two last named gentlemen, in  view of the fact that, in the recent  by-election, in Victoria, both of  these gentlemen denounced this  agreement.  It is reported that McLean Bros  oi Vancouver, have entered into  contract with the government for  construction of the Coast-Kootenay  Road. It has been frequently stated here since the issue of Mr. Dewd-  ney's report of the survey made over  the route of the proposed Coast-  Kootenay that this report is much  more unfavorable to the route than  warranted by the facts.  A deputation from the canners'  association waited on the government to-day, and had an interview  with the executive. It is understood  that they were very much dis-satis-  fied with the action of the government in cancelling the reserves on  the foreshore of this province, and  it is rumored here that certain parties received an intimation that this  reserve was to be cancelled, thus  giving them an advantage in applying for foreshore rights for the purpose of erecting fish traps.  Considerable unfavorable comment  is heard in respect to the action of  the attorney-general securing an  injunction to prevent the construction of the V. V. & E. Railway in  the Boundary Creek district. It  seems inconceivable that a government which is prepared to spend  dollars and give away millions  of acres pf land for the purpose of securing railway construction, should expend the funds of the  province to obstruct the building of  a road which asks for no assistance  whatever. It ceriainly appears as if  the government was under the domination of the Canadian Pacific  railway.  It is also rumored that the government may not bring down any  railway legislation this session.. Of  course they are pledged to do Sk>,  but, judging by their record, it need  not be any surprise if the House  prorogues without this legislation  being introduced. It is stated that  Mr. Dunsmuir has booked his passage to England to attend the coronation ceremonies, and that he will  leave here on the 13th of May.  Mr Oliver moved, that an order  of the House be granted for a return  showing in detail all moneys expended in connection with public  works in the riding of Delta for the  period between July 1, 1900, and  December 31, 1902.  Mr. Oliver moved the resolution  in order to draw attention to certain  discirepencies in the annual report of  the    Department    of   Lands   and  Works. He pointed put that  certain road work was charged at  $6, which to his knowledge must  have cost close on $900. In; another  place where work was put 4°wn as  costing $240, it had actually cost  over $600, and so on. The report of  the Department of Lands and  Works was deceiving in many par  ticulars, as he knew the larger  amounts had been expended on the  works in question.  Mr McBride moved that an order  of the House be granted for the  return of all papers and. letters re  ceived by the government, and the  replies thereto, in connection with  any proposed dredging operations  on the Fraser river between  Harrison River and Steveston,  and whether under the supervision  of either the Dominion or Provincial authorities, or both.  Hon. Mr. Wells said there were  no papers, or correspondence in his  department regarding the matter.  Mr. McBride said the lands in  question were being rapidly washed  away by the yearly freshets, and it  was important that the government  should take the matter in hand and  devise some means to stop the destruction of a large area of what  might be made valuable agricultural  lands. Under the circumstances,  however, he would withdraw his  resolution.  Baptist Entertainment.  On Monday evening a large crowd  attended the platform meeting and  social held in the new Baptist  church, in connection with the op^  ening. Qn the platform Re\\ Mr,  Williamson was assisted by the  Rev. P, H. McEwen, I. G, Matthews, Truman Bishop, from the  cities $nd the local ministers,, Rev's.  T. Oswald and E. Manuel. After a  few words of welcome ftom the  chairma.11, Mr Oswald delivered a  splendid address, on the great need  for hearty co-operation to fight the  day. He appealed to the people to  support the reading room as it was  an agent greatly cpjiducive to the  morality of the tow-f. He was glad  to be there, and show his sympathy  with the Baptists in their efforts to  extend the Kingdom of God. Mr.  Matthews fpllpwed, and said that  every church was a standing protest  against imuipnality in ever}' form..  Mr. Bishop spoke next and said  thai he was impressed with the ffict  that Ladiwr was well provided with  churches and that although some  might thhak too many, he thpught  that there was need for all- That  while; there existed differences of  opinion in men's minds their  uumber could not grow l^ss,. There  were many principles on which  they could all stand aad work together. Mr. Manuel was next cal-  ed upon and in the course of a witty  speech said that he expected to see  the time when there would be fewer  denominations. He congratulated  the Baptists on their achievement,  and wished them even- good and  prosperity. Mr. McEwen followed  and said that the church had a place  to fill in the community which  could not be filled by any other organization and if this church did  not fill that place it ought to die.  All the addresses were thoroughly  enjoyed by the audience. During  the evening Miss Thirkle sang " In  Heavenly Love Abiding," which  was very much appreciated. Rpv,  Mr. Williamson plaved a cornet  solo "The Holy City," and also  gave a recitation. After the program the ladies served refreshments.  I COLll BAP  Played to a Large House  Last Saturday Evening.  Everybody in Ladner went to seethe Colleen Bawn on Tuesday evening last—at least the crowded house  would give one that impression.  The New Westminster theatrical  amateurs accompanied with a large  coterie of friends arrived at Ladner  about 8:30 o'clock by the steamer  Beaver and the performance began  shortly after lasting for about two  hours. Our readers are yet familiar  with the plot and its characters,  and we believe all will agree with-  us that it was a great success. There-  can be no question of the audience.s,  approval as the actors were cheered;  generously and vigorously during  the presentation. The company is  a credit to the Royal City and held  the close attention of the audience  throughout the three acts and under  more favorable circumstances the  play could be presented much better, however, the various dramatic  situations, so far as the stage would  permit, were given full justice by  the young artists. Some of the  characters were particularly creditable, but there is not a weak person  in the cast and the popular verdict  is that "The Colleen Bawn " was  certainly the best thing seen in Lad-  neT this winter. We hope-that at  some future date when the>com$any  hare another play to pr-ssetifc that  they will pay our town % visit;..  Financially, we undittstand the  venture was a success,, and the lacrosse club have a net balance of  $25 to show as a result of, tihe trip.  After the performance the hall  was cleared and.a short dance was  enjoyed by those- who felt so inclined.  The steamer left for the Royal  City shortly after- one o'clock, and  thus ended the: second moonlight  excursion to Ladner by the young  people of Westminster.  Fraser River Bridge.  Work on the.substructure of' tha  new bridge across the Fraser. ajb  New Westminster will be. begun,  next week by th$. successful tender-,  ers, Messrs. Armstrong,. Morrjson &  Balfour. Camps will be started, and  the shore work will be begun.  The contract is a large one, but  owing to, the high water which prevails from now until or latter end  of May little work, can be. done in  the stream before. Uie summer  When the water pe/mits, however,  the work- will be flushed, and it is  estimated that 150 men or more  will be employed. The banks of the,  Fraser-in the neighborhood of l^e  historip city of New Westminster,  will be the active scene of bvyiy  operations this year.  It is probable that the superstructure will also be be constructed by this firm.  Mayor Keary of New ^^tmln^  ster received word this week that  Andrew Carnegie would put up a  $15,000 public library building if  the city provided suitable site and  $1,500 annually for maintenance.  A fine site is available, and it is not  improbable that the scheme, wilj  n\eet with piiblic approval and the  donor's conditions complied with.  Smith Curtis has become com?  pletly disgusted with the royal commission and has withdraw", THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, APRIL 19,  k  THE    DELTA   NEWS  IIY   Pf,   A,   FRASKR.  Sul&cripUou Price, per year in advance, fi.oo  SATURDAY, APKIt, 19,   IQ02.  la 1890 an order-in-council was  passed reserving the foreshore rights  on the Pacific coast of British Columbia. Now according to the last  issue of the B. C. Gazette tlKse reserves have been thrown open for  the purpose of asserting the province's jurisdiction in the premises,  so says the honorable attorney-general. The discussion of this matter  has taken up considerable time of  the provincial legislature during the  past week. Smith Curtis, brought  in the following motion:  '' That an order of the house be  granted for a return of all applications for forshore rights on the Pacific coast of British Columbia during the past two years, giving the  name <?f each applicant, the description of the foreshore applied for,  and tlie purpose, if any, for which  the applicant stated such rights  were to be used.  " Also, copies of all correspondence from applicants, and from the  government, or any member thereof  'to   the   applicant!   respecting   the  Bride appear to have taken a stand  that fishermen's rights are "being interfered with by the provincial government, and that it would throw a  number of citizens of British Columbia out of employment, causing to  them a severe loss, as well injuring  injuring the canning industry of the  province. If the government instead of doing as they have done,  would insert an amendment in the  Fisheries Act barring all but white  men and Indians from fishing, we  think they would show themselves  more the guardian of the people's  interests and fishermen's rights.  Dewdney's report on the Hope  trail survey for the V. V. & E. railway has been read in the legislature  The report turns down the trail. It  says that it presents great engineering difficulties, the mineral deposits  are riot encouraging and there is  nothing to warrant the contemplated expenditure. It is rather queer  that this information, if true, is  thrown broadcast when at the late  elections the Hon. Edgar and others  had a different story for the public  Advertising,  makes business  a struggle  for  properly      done,  It is not merely  the "business that is  THE  .  With the "Illimitable Action*  The "Full Metal Plato,"  HAVE NO EQUAL  VRT  MANOS  / Tuning Pins"  tral Attachment"  a matter of pushing the stock in a  manner which will show the people  how desirable it is and why it is  worth their attention, Advertising  that is educative will create business  and not merely get a share of busi  liess already in sight—Ad Art.  :«miic, and a list of all  applications] being done in a community.      It i  granted, or promised to be granted,  ,by the government, and the terms  of such grants."  In connection with this matter  Mr. Mel nues has suggested that the  motion be made to include an order  for the correspondence between the  .local and dominion governments on  /che matter. However, this latter,  .suggestion was thrown aside as it  appears that it would involve so  much work that the return would  ,n.ot be available this session. In the  above lies a tale almost pitiable in  the extreme. On the American  waters fish traps are allowable. Last  year the provincial government appointed a fishery commissioner.  Lately, every means possible have  been taken advantage of to form a  cannery combination known as the  British Packers' Association, incorporated under the laws of New Jer-  'sey. Although we are not on the  io'side ring of the political affairs of  ttus province these facts are suggestive enough for us to form an opinion on these matters, much jve be-  liejpie to ,the detriment of the respectable fishermen of the Fraser river.  Does it not look as ihough the government having already come under  the baneful influence of this American association and have thrown open  these foreshore rights to enable this  company or any other company that  might be singularly incorporated, to  acquire these privileges for the purpose of engaging in  fish  trappin  The liberal members for British  Columbia have wailed on the members of the dominion government  and asked that the Chinese and Japanese reports of the royol commission be printed, and that the government at once carry out what the  commissioners recommend. The  members asked that this be done  this session.  The growing financial strength  of Canada is evidenced by the fact  that in 1896 the debt was $19,476  000 more than the trade. Now the  trade exceeds the debt by over  $100,000,000.  Get  your stationery  and school  books at Faweett's Drug Store.  We may be somewhat mistaken but  these facts look ominous indeed.  One prominent canneryman has  already' applied for valuable foreshore rights on the Straits of San  Juan de Fuca, and it is possible that  ■within the next few weeks every  foot of valuable foreshore may be  applied for by prominent eanners to  tfe detriment of the fishermen- and  possibly for the purpose of turning  these rights over to the British Packers1 Association. We would like to  see the fishermen take this matter  up and forward to the government  (heir rights in the matter. Our  niembcr,   Mr.   Oliver and Mr. Mi-  For first class Tonsorial  work go to SHOFF'S  Clears, fici Pipes, etc  Try Shoff's New Cigar The " PURITANOS."  If you want a first-class   haircut  or shave go to  Also Hot and Cold Baths ready  at  all hours.  You make no mistake if  you order your Suits from  Ladies and Gents Tailoring  LAII.VKR, B, C.  WM.  I.ADNKK, H. C.  AI.KXANDKR, PROP.  Livery rigs  and  saddle  horses for  hire.     Horses bought and sold  0:1 commission,  '''eaniii!'' done on short notice.  The New Art Bell Piano rank as having reached nearer absolute perfection than has ever  yet been attained in the history of high grade piano building in Canada. "—The Toronto Star.  Clftif Wlfifltf ftf DflnilSiflll Difin/10 t0 select from» and y°u can W at reasonable prices and  lillj OijibO (II DijUlliilUI 'lUllllO on easy terms. This house will not sell, trade nor discount your note. We do business on business principles. We want every family that intends to buy a Piano or Organ to write us for our prices and terms.      No telling what a 2  cent stamp may save you.  NOTICE.—Our prices on New Bell Organs are $50 and up and on easy payments.  "Not. a penny added if bought on time."  W. W. MONTELIUS,  410 Hastings Street, W  VANCOUVER.  G. T. Baker  ■in  Ladner. B. C.  Agent for  UN'S KID HE Ml  A full stock of nujtgies, Carriage* always on  hand.   Repairing of all descriptions.  Roses, Rhododendrons, Agalias, Shade Trees,  Small Fruits.  Greenhouse and bedding out plants, at less than  eastern or foreign prices.  Clean certificate from the inspector.  Gardeu, Field) and Flower Seeds. Kach variety  tested as to vitality, and at close prices,  Fcriiluers, Hee Supplies, Agricultural Implements, &c.  New catalogue tells vou all about it Call and  examine our stuck and get our list or send  for it: it will save you money.  Address  M. J.   HENRY,  3000 Westminster Ro;id,    -    -    Vancouver, B. C.  HIGH'S HOTEL  LADNER, B. C.  P. SHIRLEY, Proprietor.  Conveniently  situated  and  first class in eyery particular.  BEST CUISINE SERVICE  G. W. Rudd  House Painting  Ladner, B. C.  All  kinds of painting  done.  Your orders solicited.  ,j»o.*;«.o>j,.».,j».«'«j«.»..j,.#..j».«.«;,>»-»i«'»',j'>«.^h».  I  Oil Cake  i  i  The Great Milk Producer  A CONCENTRATED FOOD FOR CATTLE, POULTRY, PIQS AND HORSES.  yWrite for Particulars.  I  J.W  (J. (J.     P.O. Bo*539  i  35  if  si  11  I  REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD GET THE  DE LAVAL.  Ninety per cent of the Separators in use are De Laval.  The highest honors at all great Expositions were won by De Laval.  They will skim milk cleaner and at a greater range of temperature than any other Separator,  an Inestimable advantage during the winter.  One of the judges at Portage I,a Prairie, where the Melotte Jpeople claim a victory, purchased  the l)c l.aval.  We are prepared to demonstrate the superiority of the De Laval in a test with all competitors,  the luoscr to pay all expenses.   HIOHEST   HONORS:   Gold Medal (at the Pan American Kxposi- Orand Prize, Brussels.., ..,,..1397  tion, Buffalo 1901        Grand Prize, Autwurp. » 1S94  Grand Prize, Paris 1900       Gold Medal, Chicago „...i8oj  Gold Medal, Oalmia 1898  J. L. WALWORTH & CO.  60I   Agents in n. C. for the De Laval Separators.   Dealers in Creamery and  Dairy Supplies, Mccormick Harvesting Machinery.    B. e. Agent for Russet & Co.'s Threshing Machinery.  Importers of German Parchment Butter paper.  Office and Store:   21 Hastings Street, ... VANCOUVER, B. C  HELD HIGH  In the estimation of  Practical Painters.  1  h  H  1  3£  Estate THOS.  Every gallon of  The  Sherwin-Williams i i  Paint        3;  will cover 360 or more square '  feet of surface in average con- > i  dition, two coats to the gallon. ) •  Every gallon is a full measure.  It is made to Paint Buildings 5 i  with.   It is the best and most, jj £  durable House Paint made., j t  McNEEI.V, Ladner.  k^^^jMM^  1! I 1  THE DELTA NKWS, SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 1905  How to  Ins  Ailments <  and A  Milk Fever.— J  better than cure, f  few weeks before  mild dose of phys  days before   calvi  immediately  after  milk dry for a few  least three times a  The fever usually 1  three days 6f calvii  dull and heavy, wi  and bloodshot eyes  rule is useless, and  done under skilled  will pay to have in  cow should be proj  with straw and cov  and if she can sw:  given as soon as posaiuic 1 u/. euioral  hydrato, with 1 lb. treacle, in a pint  of oatmeal gruel, repeating half the  dose every two hours until she recovers consciousness.    If she cannot swallow, no attempt should be  made to give her anything,   as congestion   of the lungs, or   possibly  immediate suffocation,   may be the  result.  Mustard, made into a paste, should  be rubbed along each side of the  spine, and the cow should be turned  two or three times a day and the  udder rubbed, but no milk should  be taken until the animal is recovering. On recovery, the food should  be moderate in amount and given  in a moist condition.  Diarrhoea or Scouring is as a rule  caused by indigestion, brought on  by unsuitable food and irregular  feeding, or stagnant water. It is  essential that the cow be kept warm  and clean, and 2 ozs. of castor oil,  with about a thaspoonfnl of laudanum, should be given, or in the case  of calves an ounce of castor oil with  twenty drops of laudanum, and if  the calf is in pain, give, three times  a day, fifty drops each of laudanum  and sulphuric ether. Afterwards  tonics should be given to strengthen  the weakened membranes. Six or  eight drops of hydrochloric acid, in  ' a dessertspoonful of whisky, with a  half-tumbler of water, given daih  ' is a good tonic. Half the dose for  calves; and the latter should be fed  on new milk given with a little lime  water three or four times a day.  Cripples, or brittleness and. softness of the bones, is generally caused by want of lime in the soil. It is  said that separated milk with bran  will prevent the disease. During  the winter the milk and bran should  be mixed to make a mash twelve  hours before required; it then ferments sufficiently to make it just  warm, and the cows will take it without trouble. This food will give an  increased supply of milk.  Tuberculous Disease.—The skin  of a healthy cow is soft and loose  over the flanks, but in tuberculous  disease it may become hard with  adhesions. The hind quarters of  the udder become hard, but not tender. The glands above the udder,  high up between the quarters, are  generally affected; those above the  affected quarter becoming enlarged  and hardened.  The disease is caused by the  cacillus tuberculosis and these are  sometimes found to exist in the milk  ducts of cows which are apparently  quite healthy,  A 6jgn of the disease may be noticed in the milk, which becomes  tinged yellow, instead of the blue  shade good milk has when just  drawn. Milk with this yellow tinge  should be Carefully examined for the  preaence of the bacilli, as, if the milk  is infected with the tuberale bacilli  and cousumed by children or persons  in delicate health, there is grert  danger of tubercular infection.  AntblflX, or splenic fever, iscaus-  9  0  Cfi III w 1  I  JOHN SIMPSON, Proprietor.  ted throughout with New Horses, New Buggies  d Hacks.    Good saddle Horses alway on hand.  9  \i Rates.  $•©•©03  •••••««  Telephone No. 13.  ©  ©  ,9  Guichon  RAN, Proprietor.  W WESTMINSTER, B. C.  uid $3 a day.  acillus  anthracis.    One  jlood of a cow affected  ease is said to contain  i  of  these   organisms,  is of a most  dangerous  and   contagious   nature,   and   the  greatest precaution  is necessary in  the case of an affected animal, as the  spreading of its dung over grass may  infect whole herds.    In the  case of  an animal dying from this  disease,  its carcass should either be burned  or burried  at least 6 or 7 feet deep  to prevent the bacilli from forming  spores, and to kill them off, as they  cannot exist if no oxygen is present,  or if the temperature is below  54 °  F. ; and at the depth named oxygen  is not present in sufficient quantity,  nor the temperature  high enough,  for the existence of the organisms.  Typhoid    fever,    scarlet   fever,  cholera, etc,, are caused by special  bacilli; and as  cases  have occurred  where the outbreak of these diseases  has been traced' back  to  the milk  supply, it   is   necessary   that   the  greatest care should be taken to use  only pure water in   washing   cans  and   other   utensils.    Stagnant  or  pond, or well water   situated   near  drains should never be used. Water  that may appear quite bright and  clear   may   be   charged   with the  organisms, and simply rinsing out  a milk pail with it may  carry contagion far and wide,   as milk is a  perfect medium for the growth of  the bacilli.  REVISED PSALM OF EIFE.  At twenty, when a man is young,  He thinks he knows it all;  He likes to wag his active tongue  And exercise his gall.  He struts around in noble rage,  The world is all his own,  He laughs to scorn the world of age  And lists to self alone.  He wears a window in his eye  To see his whiskers grow;  He thinks the ladies pine and die  Because tbey love him so.  At forty as you may suppose,  He's knuckled down to biz,  'Tis not till sixty that he knows  How big a chump he is.  —Ex.  W. C. T. U.  Hotel Colonial  J. K. INSI.KY, Prop.  Kates, $1.50 ami J2.,m per day.  Special   attention given   to Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKenzie and Clarkson Sts.  New Westminster, E. C.  Vancouver, B. C.  HOTEL ELAND  R. lJoW9well, Prop.  One block from C. P. R.  Depot nnd Steamboat  wharves.   Newly renovated and re-modelled.  Kates, #1.50 tof2 per day.  Cor. Granville ami Hastings Sis.   -   -   .  Tel. 14.  rington Hotel  J. WISE, Proprietor.  SOUTH WESTMINSTER, B. C.  ackay&Southon  MttHMONIS  NKW WESTMINSTER, B.C.  Columbia street,  Have just placed In slack their second installment cf  -   Wall Paper  -  jn ..ew patters and at moderate prices, and cor-  d'rOiy invite inspection of sume.  Built to do the work and do it Well  Send for prices and descriptive circulars.  T. J. Trapp & Co. Ltd j ™™,r£^  WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEPOT.  LARGE STOCK of     :     :     :  Wines, Liquors & Mineral Water  Kept on hand and ready to  -   -  Fill Orders at Short Notice.   -   -  Retail Dealers and other visitors to the citv should inspect the stock.    Quality and quotations  to match the beat.   Family trade a specialty, with prompt delivery guaranteed.  Sole Agent for British Columbia for the Famous Alloutz Magnesia Mineral Water.  HARRY FREEMAN,   -   -   New Westminster, B. C.  Front Street, Next Steamboat Exchange.  Do you want your hens to pay,  laying eggs every day ?  Free from cholera, vermin, roup,  Elegant chickens iu a coup?  Cackling, ciowing, running round,  Better, than any that can he found.  Feed them MYKKS' SPICK each day,  And don't forget it, they willtpay.  7:C'-7iS Columbia Street  NKW U'l-vSTMINSTKR,    -   -   -  ■III III  IS flllnl  Our Motta."    Fair Dealing and Prices as Cheap  as the Cheapest.   A Call solicited.  STOKES & CUEUS, Props  Is the place to buy your  Choice Meats.     =   =   =  t     (Prepared by the Local Onion.)  How humiliating is the traffic iu  strong drink. To the publican it is  humiliating, because everybody  knows that he is getting his living  in a disreputable way. He is living  on the weakness and vice of mankind. An improvement in peoples  morals means ruin to his business.  In so far as a custamer patronizes  him, the customer goes down.  Can't the publican see it? Yes he  can and does and it makes him feel  mean. It is humiliating to the  country to be permitting such ruinous business for the revenue. The  country that cannot float without  11 e drink traffic ought tosink. The  cpuntry that is controlled by the  worst element—that is the whiskey  element—is to be despised. The  country that fills its coffers with  blood-money—that thrives upon the  demoralization of its inhabitants—  that pays its dues by the woe and  suffering of its homes—is self humiliated,    ft feels mean,  Family Trade a Specially  All orders promptly attended to.  General Blacksmith  Ladner, B. C.  First class  class work  Horseshoiug  a specialty.  Your dealer will get it if you ask him for  Myers' Poultry Spice  For your Horses and Cattle also, ask for Myers' Spice prepared to  suit their needs.  DIRECTIONS—One ounce mi:;ed with usual soft feed of 2C-25 every day.  The Barckman=Ker Milling; Co. Ltd.  NEW WESTMINSTER,  -  VANCOUVER,   -  VICTORIA.  B. C. CIGAR FACTORY™  B. C.==Noted Brand.  PHOENIX==With Eagles.  OLD SPORT==Always Reliable.  UNION HADE.  B. WILBURG & CO.  r. o. nox 661.  New Westminster, B. C.  C. P. % Co.  TIME TABLE  NEW  W.ESTMJ.\'STEK-S'l\KVESTON  Bourn  Steamer Transfer, leaves Now Wesij-  minster at 2 p.m. . daily, except,  Suriaay. Leaves Stovcston Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7 a.m., Friday (! a.m. Saturday, (i p.m., enring- at, Fraser River landings tletvion New VfaAnin-  ster and Stevesum1.  VICTORIA  NEW WESTMINST  ROUTE.  SR  S.S. Princess Louise leaves Victoria  Tuesdays and I'lidayfi at 7 a.m.  Leaves New Westminster Wednes  days and Saturdays at 7 a. in..  calling  at  llnyne,   Steveston  and  Guichon.  •). w. Troup"        e. ,r. covr.E,  Manager, Ar.st. "Gen. 7'ass Airt.  Victoria. Vancouver.  JDotiZf t*emd this  X Unless you want something in the machinery line, then  4- let me know and vou will get satisfaction.     Agent for  i Deerina;, and McCormick Harvest- t  J inff Machinery, Cockslmt Plows. +  | High Grade Canadian and Aineri- t  | can Bicycles and Sundries.    :    :    : $  T Have  on  hand  the best Separator Oil in  -J- Canada; binder Twine; Coal Oil in bulk.  X Pictures framed and mounted.    :    :    :    :  | GENERAL   AUCTIONEER.  i J. F. Stainton, «- Ladner.  1  X  **++*-f*+++'H*-H-+«M'+-f+-f 'H'H'f'H'J' ffr♦ ■!■ fftf »H «H»H'H    - ■     ■-*- ■■— -- ■■ —  —■■"- —- - — ■   - , — ..———. .   ,.—_.    „    ,M». «  R. F. ANDERSON A CO  NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  :   :    GENERAL HARDWARE MERCHANTS   ;   I  SPRING ITEMS  Garden  Implements, Wheelbarrows  Paints an-! Varnish'-'S, Kalsomitie. Whiting, MurMo, Alflhastme, etc. for inside work.  T  !  I  -T.  rTTTTTTTTT  Delta Transfer Stable  LADNER, B. C.  SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team Wark Done at Specially Low Prices.  f  •••  |  f  ■!•  *   Telephone " I.;  .nev      Ae.  m.  ♦444»f»4'H4'H'^H''H*4^H'^4'H'4^jH>»<'H'4'li»'I'tlt,4'yH!  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  Telephone "Ladner" No. THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 1902.  BIRTH.  .York.—At Ezdner, <g, C, on.Tues-  -  day April'fjSth,"'to MrV.&nd Mrs.  Andrew York, of a son.  LOCAL NEWS,  See Stainton/s ad. on page 3.  W. Bowell teacher at the Crescent  Island school will leave shortly.  Andrew Clausen left for Vancouver Thursday afternoon on a business trip.  H, N. Rich has been indisposed  this week with a severe attack of  lagrippe.  Mrs. and MissThornber of Westminster are visiting with Mrs. Wm.  Arthur.  Ping Pong has struck Ladner. J.  A. Shoff has" j't going full blast behind his shop.  Carpenters and painters are at  work renovating and improving the  residence of W. J. Lanning on Delta  street: '" ' '   '   -  L. Guichon left on the Princess  Louise for Victoria' this morning  where he will eiiter   the  Jubilee  hpspftal.''   George Adams the well known  Royal City grocer, with Mrs-  Adams and Mrs. Shaacke, were visi.  tors to Eadner Tuesday.  Arrangements are peing made  whereby Rev. Mr. Bell of Surrey, will hold services in All Saint's  Trenant Church every second Sunday.  t a  The many friends of Robert Kennedy will be pleased to learn that he  Eas so far recovered from his illness  as Jo  be able to sit up for a little  ""xhile each day.  If you need any letterheads, billheads, envelopes, stationery of any  kind or printing, send your orders  to The News office. A nice lot of  visiting cards just in.  The Oddfellows will hold their  anniversary service in the Presbyterian church on Sunday evening,  April 27th. Rev. T. Oswald will  conduct the services.  Dr. Smith of the Royal city is  visiting town this afternoon. ''■'  Miss Arthur entertained a nurpber  of friends at her home last evening.  A- .W. McUeod, New Westminster representative of the Vancouver  Province was in Eadner Tuesday  afternoon.  Wm. Kuapp a recent graduate of  Vancouver Normal school, is in  town making application for Crescent Island school.  W. E. Curtis left for the North  this week to take his position as  manager of one of the canneries in  that section. Mrs. Curtis went up  to Vancouver to bid him farewell.  Sweet cider  W. H. Smith's.  in any  quauity,   at  ALEX BELL  INSURANCE AGENT  NKW WESTMINSTER, B. C.  A full stock of bicycle tires, etc.,  on hand at Stainton's.  Fresh shipments of Robertson's  famous chocolates just received at  Smith's.  Miss E- Henderson who has been  visiting her sister, Mrs. Kennedy  of Port Guichon, left for her home  in Chilliwack Friday morning.  Master Archie Kennedy accompanied her.  The many friends of R. B. Eister,  chief constable of the provincial police will learn with regret that it has  been necessary for his removal to  the asylum Of the insane at New  Westminster.' He has been ill for  some time which developed a form  of mental disorder.'  Marshall Smith of Moosomin,  N.W.T., spent a few days in Ladner  the past week looking over this section and the business in connection  vvith the McNeely estate, which he  will take over the first of the month.  Mr. Smith is an experienced business man and the patrons of this  large establishment will receive the  Fine line of Purses just in at  Faweett's Drug Store. Prices are  right.  Don't forget to see Rev. J. Calvert's  sterioptica n views of Yosemite and  the Yellowstone Parks, in the Methodist church Monday evening 21st  inst at 8 o'clock.  T. J. Trapp will hold an auction  sale of trotting stock, vehicles, harness, ?nd several general purpose  and saddle horses at the city market, New Westminster on Friday  the 18th.  H. T. Kirk of New Westminster  assignee for the estate of J. A. Moore  of this place will be in town on  Saturday, the 19th, at Mr. Moore's  store and will be pleased to meet  anyone who has business with tlie  above estate. Mr. Kirk will also be  in town on Wednesday April 23rd,  as per notice.  Attention is called to the change  of advertisement of Wm. Johnston's  Big Shoe House of New Westminster. This firm has lately opened  up an immense shipment of the  very best class of footwear, and  they are now prepared to sell as  cheaply and offer the best assortment of shoes as any other shoe  house iu B. C.  CHURCH   NOTICES.  Watchmaker  and Jeweler  LADNER, B, C.  same cordial treatment  extended heretofore.  ;is  has been  Most people will remember tin  blind man who was around town a  lew weeks ago begging from house,  to hoifse'is in trouble in Victoria  He had t6 appear in the police court  for indulging in fire water. The  boy who accompanieshim says that  When' the old man finds it necessary  to size up the amount in a bottle  there is nothing serious with" the  eyesight.  For the School Bell.  The Rough Diamond and Ici on  Parle Fr-ancais   will be   played   in  Eadner Town Hall- oujthe evening  of-May 16.        ... . ....  ; These popular plays are to be  produced: by local, talent- and are  being carefully prepared. A pleasant evening-is in store lor all, who  secure-seats. The proceeds will be  Used iu placing a first class bell and  tower on the Public School building.  ' Bills and tickets • will be issued  later. ' '      '   BAPTIST.  Services will be held on Sunday  evening at 7:30. I.W.Williamson,  pastor.  CATHOLIC.  Reverend Father Edm. Peytavin,  0. M. I. Services first Sunday of  each month at 10:30 a.m.  ST. ANDREW'S PRESBVTERIAN.  Service next Lord's Day at 3 p.m.  Midweek meeting on Thursday  evening at 7:30 o'clock. Thomas  Oswald, minister.  METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 11 a.  m., subject: "Bartimaeus;" and at  7:30 p.m. subject: "Little....Much"  Fverybody invited. E. Manuel,  pastor.  NOTICE.  IN  THE  MATTER   OK  THE   ASSIGNMENT  OK J. A. MOORE, LADNER, B. C.  Tenders will be received by tlie undersigned up  to noon of Saturday, 26th April. 1902, for tbe purchase of the stock in trade, fixtures and hook  debts of said J. A. Moore. Tenders will be received eithi— lor the whole assets or for the stock  iu trade, fixtures and book debts separately.  Inventory can he seen and particulars obtained  at Mr. Moore's store, Ladner, Wednesday, April  23rd, 1902. The book debts can he Jseen any  time, (except April 13) at the place of business of  the undersigned. ■ *.  Highest or any U-nder not necessarily accepted  |')'(1I.   T.   KIRK,  Assignee, hlew'Westmiuster, B. C, Dated  April 18, 1902. n[* '■  A full stock of high grade  Jewelenr, Watches, and Clocks  Repairing a specialty. If you have  any work leave it with me and 1  will guarantee satisfaction,  ■*.•»•*.-»•»**•»-%.^fc■»"*■»<v»-».-»*»». »-»>.  A FULL LINE OK  Highest Standard of Bakery Goods at the  CITY BAKERY  DO YOU NEED  HARNESS  If so place your order early  and avoid the spring rush  Everything in Harness  and Saddlery at  Moderate Prices.  E. A. BOWN,  LADNER, B. C.  I  The new Dry Goods Store will  open on  MONDAY 17th MARCH  with a full line of up-to-date goods.  J,  MACKENZIE,  Ladner.  =fc=  INSURE YOUR PROPERTY  -with—  F> •#« Hart & Co,  New Westminster, B. G.  Tfat& Leading Insurance Agency  -   Money to Loan*   -  ■'''■-■•  t  j^eeds. =:=  £ Giant Feeding Half Sugar Mangel and  9 The World Beater Mangel.  !   W. L HcBRIDE  • PORT GUICHON, B. C.  • •©«  'Phone 5.  A NEW LINE OF  LADIES BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS  LADIES SKIRTS. LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR ?  AND STAPLE DRYGOODS  FRESH - GROCERIES ,: EVE'RY :-: WEEK   f  I   fy. J. fiutcherson'f  V +  % ESTATE  OF ^f  I THOS. HcNEELY, 1  LADNER, B. C.  iji   IMPORTER  AND DEALER  IN  J  Bill  CROCKERY, GLASSWARE, HARDWARE,  PAINTS AND OILS, TINWARE, STOVES,  GUNS AND AMMUNITION     :    :    :    :    :  GRAIN BAGS  *  i  T  |   Baling Rope and Wire, Barb Wire, Binding Twine and Cordage. T  • WE ARE OPENING TODAY •  • 45 Cases Boots and Shoes t  • •  0 of the leading manufacturers not only of Canada but £  • of the United States.      All persons wanting the latest i  • as well as the best fitters and wearers should not fail to •  l  buy their next pair of Shoes from us.  W. E. SINCLAIR,  I LEADING IE MI li Mil  man said yesterday  "I like your shoes—they wear so much better than the shoes I have  been buying—and they fit me exactly." Lots of men are of the  same opinion, that's the reason we sell so many shoes. The above  is an exact cut of our $3 Boot.   Reader, try us on your next pair.  a-*.i<*'a»-.i»*-a*a+-a-»*i.'»-a-*a*-a-» •••♦{•••••{♦♦^♦••••^•♦♦^'•••♦♦••^•••►•y*,^,,*i,J«*,!>  | Boy's Odd Knicker Pants  Y From size 22—4 years of age, to  f size 33—'15 years of age at   :   :   :  f 55, 65, 70, 75, 85, 95 Cents, and $i per pair, i  ! Every boy wears two to three pairs of pants ♦?  i out to each coat. So these odd pants fill a i  t growing want to perfection. i  I       J. E. PHILLIPS        I  •!♦ 700-711 Columbia Street ;-; New Westminster, T  ♦ 1 ♦>  .;..»..y...;.....j.....;..«.<..»..>.«'#w-<»-«<«»'»j»* ••••{•^•^♦••••^^•^•^•••♦••■♦•••♦••••>  tbe Delta Hews, $1 a wait  v I  f

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