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Array iAu><j ' j _ i .■••>.-..  »  I ■"  >.. -  i   ^xAjMajj       ■     ' "  V_LN>. 46.  LADNER, B. C, SATURDAY,   JANUARY 3, 1903.  JRjOO a year   j—i—  Entertained  Friends   on  Tuesday Evening in  Royal  Style.  The town hall on Tuesday evening was the scene of gay festivities,  when the young people ®f the Trenant Park Club gathered to hold  their masquerade dance. Nearly  fifty had on costumes and masks  which were well gotten up to represent the characters they were intended for. Many of the costumes  were exceedingly pretty and as the  youngsters sailed gaily areund the  hall in the various dances they  Were shown off to perfection. The  grand march commenced shortly  after eight o'clock aad dancing  continued until 10.30 when the  masks were removed and it was  then discovered who was who.  Several of tbe smaller children with  their costumes attracted considerable attention, and although young  Were able to accomplish the intricacies of the terpsichorian art much  better than many older people.  A t the unmasking a pleasant  affair took place when Mrs. Thos.  E. Ladner and Mrs. W. H. Ladner were called forward, Gordon  Honeymoon reading tbe following  address:  "Dear President aad Vice-President; In grateful acknowledgement of your untiring kindness to  us eve- -'nee you began our club,  we, tbe members of Trenant Park  Club, beg you kindly to accept  these lamps—tokens of oar love and  appreciation."  The presentation of the two  beautlial piano lamps were then  taker, in hand by Miss Irene Robinson and Winnifred Hutcherson,  who, in a v*ry becoming manner,  handed the preiider. j and vice-president the addressee. Tha presentation was « complete surprise te  both and with words of feeling  thai;'.ed ihe doners kindly for the  beau'.iful presents.  Refreshments bciag served to  the children and visitors, dancing  was continued for a couple of hours  all joining in te complete the evenings enjoyment.  The Trenant Park Club started  lastftummer in • very quite way,  Mrs. Thos. E. Ladner having three  or four children at her residence  teaching them to dance, and from  one to another the 5'onrger generation besieged her to be allowed  to participate, until the pupils numbered such that .it was decided to  form a club, which at present has  a membership of over forty, ranging in ages from eight to sixteen  tears.  Tbe expenses ofthe club is made  up by the members, the officers  giving their services and time gratis  to assist the children to aocomplish  their object,  This is the second time the club  has entertained its friends and the  the way tbe members took their  part Tuesday evening, and the  love and esteem shown to the  officers is apparent from their actions. The happy hours spent  in the meetings will be long remembered by each one as some of  the happieit moments of their lives.  The visitors were chiefly relatives, and all enjoyed the affair as  much, as the younger ones, assisting the club financially.  Mrs. W. H. Ladner was leader  of the orchestra and councilor T. E.  Ladner performed the arduous duties of master of ceremonies.  The following are the names and  costumes represented:  Flossie Thirkle, night; Lillie  Scott, sunflower; Olive DeWolfe,  Japanese lady; Etta Scott, Marguerite; Mabel Thirkle, sailor lass;  Irene Robinson, Winnifred Hutcherson, girls in blue; Crissie Smith,  grandma; Elsie Honeyman, maiden  1815; Minerva Smith, Bo-peep;  Helen Moffit, gypsy; Alice Ladner, queen of hearts; Henrietta  Mason, fairy queen; Myrtle McDonald, fairy; Edith Rich, five-  o'clock tea; Mamie McLellan,  Spanish dancer; Elsie Benson,  maple leaf; Violet Ladner, gypsy;  Rhofla Bain, Scotch lassie; Eva McDonald, Spanish girl; Mrs. T. E.  Ladner, Spanish girl; Gladys Lord,  Grecian girl; Florence Fredericks,  Empire girl; Maggie Mackenzie,  old woman who lived in a shoe;  Laura Hutcherson, Spanish girl;  Mabel Arthur, Japanese girl.  Percy Gilford, Strathcona horse;  Leon Ladner, Sidney Peele, blue  jackets; W Waddell, clown; James  Mason, Claude Mason, sailor boys;  Ray McDonald, seven up; Edward  Hutcherson, domino; Hedley Smith,  English farmer boy; Chas Gifford,  clown; Douglas Honeyman, evening dress; Norman Reid, sailor;  Hugh Burr, Indian chief; Rob and  John Pybus, colored gentlemen;  Bert Arthur, clown; Gordon Honeyman, Tommy Atkins; Sidney  Rich, joker; Gordon Fredericks,  red cross nurse; S Hinchcliffe,  Vancouver cricket player; Ernie  Lord, matadore.  CHANGE   OF   POST  OFFICE-  Robert May received official notification Friday of his appointment  as post master for Ladner, to succeed H. N. Rich who resigned a  few weeks ago. Mr. May will  likely take over the post office the  •first of the_week, and remove it to  his place of business on Westham  street.  The post office has been in its  present location for over twenty-  five years. The new quarters will  be iu the centre apartment of the  'Moore blocic, and Mr. May expects  Jo have everything in first-class order in a short time.  Members of the Baptist  Church Bid Farewell  to Their Pastor.  Thursday evening the members  of the Baptist Church gathered at  the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. F.  Stainton to bid farewell to their  pastor the Rev. I. Williamson and  family, who left the following  morning for Kamloops, where they  will have charge of the Baptist mission. During the evening Mrs.  Stainton read the following address and presented Mr. Williamson with a well filled purse.  Dear Mr. WilUamson: For sometime, we, as members of your  church and congregation liuve  profited by your ministrations.  During your stay among us you  have endeared yourself to ns by  your amiable character, your earnest devotion to duty and the hearty  interest you have ever manifested  in our welfare.  On this tbe eve of your departure for a new field of labor, wo  wish to tender to you some acknowledgement of our appreciation  of your services and ark you to  kindly   accept   this   slight token.  May success follow you in your  new field as in the past.  Wishing you and Mrs. Williamson a happy new year and trusting  that we may again have the pleasure of assisting you in the work of  Our Father and the church.  Mr. Williamson responded and  thanked them for the kind words  and present and would long remember his stay in Ladner with  pleasure.  Many friends in the Delta wish  him every success in his new field  oflabor.  Ernest Campbell of Victoria central school, is visiting friends in  tae East Delta.  FOUND DEAD.  The body of the man found last  Saturday in a fishing boat a short  distance above town, has turned  out to be John Fraser, a man well  up in years. On his person was  found au account from a storekeeper at Eburne, and the sum  of fifty cents, aud in the boat a  full bottle of whisky. On telephoning Eburne, they stated that he  left there about ten days pievious,  nothing having been heard of him  since. He was not well-known  there, nor was anything known of  his relatives.  When found the body was lying  in such a position that it is presumed he lay down to sleep and  with the cold and water in the Doat  it is very probable that death was  caused by exposure.  The body was interred in the  Boundary Bay cemetery.  CHRISTMAS   TREE.  The Methodist Church Sunday  School held their annual Christmas  tree in the town hall on Monday  evening, January 29th.  T. W. Kerr superintendent of  of the Sunday school occupied the  chair. The program rendered by  the children was heartily applauded. After the program Mr. Kerr  was agreeably surprised to receive  a handsome present from the  school. Miss Florence Kirkland  read the address and the presentation was made by Miss Flossie  Thirkle.    Mr. Kerr  in a few well  chosen words thanked tbe school  for the encouragement they had  given him.  Miss Jessie Thirkle who has acted as organist and secretary  of the school for several years  also received a handsome  present. After    Santa    Claus  had done his duty the meeting was closed with the National  Anthem.  A NARROW ESCAPE.  Reave W. H. Ladner and Mrs.  Ladner had a very narrow escape  from a serious accident on Thursday evening by their horse backing  the buggy into the ditch at the corner of the Slough road. They had  just left the residence of Thos. E.  Ladner and the night being exceeding dark they were driving slowly.  At the corner of the Slough road  the horse took a notion to back and  put the rig off the road and into the  ditch in such a position, that the  horse stood straight over the occupants who expected to bechrushed.  The horse, however, fell to one side  and cleared the rig. Mr. Ladner,  with the assistauce of neighbors,  rescued Mrs. Ladner from her perilous position uninjured but badly  frightened. It took two hours to  rescue the horse and rig. Had the  accident happened on the opposite  side of the road, the result would  probably have been fatal to all.  THE SALMON PACK.  The pack of the British Columbia  salmon season of 1902, as compiled  by the Fraser River Canners' Association, is published. The statement gives a complete return  of the year'3 cannery operations and as told before, shows a  big shortage in the totals as compared with those of last year. A  year ago there were 1,236,156 cases  packed in British Columbia, while  this year it will be seen that the  aggregate amounts only to 327,095  for the Fraser river and 298,887  cases for the North, or a total of  625,982 cases. Of this production  over half has been forwarded to the  United Kingdom, the total shipments showing that 386,624 cases  hare thus been disposed of.  John R. Watson and bride returned to Ladner this week, after  their wedding trip to California  and Honolulu, and were the guests  Mr. of and Mrs. H. J. Hutherson.  They returned to Vancouver and  will return shortly to reside in Ladner.  Arthur Parmiter and Bert Arthur  on Tuesday, succeeded in bagging  Seventy ducks and a goose during  a hunt of a few hours. They  should read "Recreation."  Mr. and Mrs. Richard Shirley  entertained a number pf friends od  New Years eve. A very pleasant  time was spent in games and dancing.  Miss C. Granger, Miss C. Lord,  and Miss H. Moffit, all of Vancouver Normal School, spent this week  visting Mrs. Robt. May.  Andrew Clausen returned last  evening from a trip to Seattle end  Sound cities, spending the holidays  with relatives.  Arthur Little, of Moosejaw,  cousin of Dr. Woodhy, and Harry  Smith, of Toronto, are visiting with  the doctor.  Never    Received    Assistance From Any of the  Governments.  In reference to the article which  appeared in last weeks issue taken  from the Vancouver News-Advertiser with regard to the Delta  Creamery being one of the first  creameries to receive government  assistance, we hsve since been creditably informed that such is not the  case. The Delta Creamery has  never received any assistance in  building and equipping the creamery from eithei the dominion or  provincial governments. The money was all furnished by the farmers  in the municipality and a few men  outside of it who were satisfied with  the investment.  The rest of the article is very  favorable to the creamery and if  the farmers in the district will take  the same interest in coming years  us they have hitherto done, there  is no doubt it will continue to be  tha greatest success of any creamery in the province. •  The greatest opposition this  creamery and all other creameries  in the province have jto contend  against is the produce of the cream*  cries in the Northwest, which are  all more or less kept up by the  dominion government, end whose  product is brought ia end Sold at  slaughter prices during the summer months.  BURR—WATERS.  At the residence of the groom's  brother, Harry Burr, a very pleasant g ithering took place Thursday evening, to witness the marriage of John Burr, of Ladner, to  Miss Uzzie Waters, of Hastings,  Sussex Co., England, the ceremony  beins performed by the Rev. Thos.  Oswald. Miss Fanny Burr acted  as bridesmaid, while John B. Elliot , ssisted the groom.  Ti.e ceremony over, congratulations were extended, and the party  joined in doing justice to the excellent lunch prepared for the occasion.  Mr. and Mrs. Burr will reside ia  the Delta.  Mrs. Woodley, of Moosejaw,  Assa., arrived in Ladner Thursday  and is visiting with her son, Dr.  W. J. Woodley. Mrs. Kendall accompanied her mother out from the  east and went to Cloverdale where  her husband, Dr. Kendall,  resides.  David Woods returned from Vancouver yesterday where he com*  pleted the purchase of 160 acres of  land from the B. C. Land & Inves-  ment Company, situated at Boundary Bay.  Miss Crissie Smith entertained •  lumber of her young friends on  Fi day evening. The time waft  pleasently speat in games aad  dancing. Percy Smith and Elsie  Benson carried off the prizes given  for the games.  Miss McDonald of .Westminster  is spending the holidays with Mrs,  R, Shirley.  *>\  t  \  y THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY   3,    190j.  ea£_a_*  THE  DELTA NEWS  BY RTG.  A..  PHASER,  Stfliaortption Price, per year in advauee, $1.00  SATURDAY,   JANUARY   3,   1902.  The writ for the by-election in  West Yile district is returnable  January 30th, and no doubt by that  time the government will have the  election brought on. A few of the  papers throughout the province are  making quite a howl because the  date of the election has not been  announced, and incidentally roasting the lieutenant-governor and the  government for that reason. The  election can be brought about before the 30th easily enough and the  writ returned. If it is shown before that date that the government  flo not intend to have an election,  then it is plenty time to kick. We  are aware that very peculiar methods are sometimes used in election  matters, but in this case, while  probably not according to Hoyle,  there is time in the next week or  so to bring on the election. The  writ has been issued and a manda-  tnns can also be made compelling  the goverraent to have the electioa,  therefore West Yale will probably  receive representation in the next  legislative assembly. From all ap-  ■ pearahces the member will be on  the opposition side of the house.  Until near the end of this month it  after all, it is the end that counts.  There is plenty of work for the  temperance reformer, even if he  confines himself within the limits  prescribed by the present license  law; but he is not confined to the  limits. License and prohibition are  not the only alternatives. We  would not be at all surprised to see  before long, the beginning of another movement in the temperance  world, not in the direction of regulation by license; but for the purpose of taking the entire traffic out  of the hands of those who are engaged in it for private gain.—  Woodstock Express.  AGRICULTURE IN B. C.  An OtLawa dispatch says: In the  census bulletin issued lately for  agriculture in British Columbia in  the last decade, potatoes show an  increase of 94.25 per ceat., aud oats  an increase of 42 per cent., while  wheat and barley have remained  about stationary. The total area of  land in crop increased about 49  per cent. The value of the land  rented is $213,216, an average of  £1.02 per acre, or $257 per year lor  the average farm.  A COMPLIMENT.  A popular bishop of the Episcopal church in the far west stayed a  few days with a ranchman. When  the bishop left, his host shook him  warmly by the hand and said:  I "Bishop, we all like you out here ;  Is'not necessary to get in Buch a you are not stuck up, and you are  State of excitement as some are no blooming aristocrat. We like  working themselves. you because   you   are   so   darned  common   and   no   gentlemen.    !  tact, you are one of ourselves  The official writ for the  B.uirard j fhe bishop said lie appreci ited ti  ii  PARLOR  Tobacco, Pipes, and Cigarr.  Westover tobacco a specialty.  W. R. HcClellan,    -    -    Ladner.  ♦^t'tfr *.at}|.»j».«fr... ■*»■«■ •£»•« •«£••••«**.«..**•>•«■.♦**>-*•«**••*  *#*fcp*_ *e^e • # *e^a# M^p*av*^V*v*e^ •v*^pNW*|^^pswse^f*w**^p* a ■ ^e  W  N   DRAPER,  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Room 3, Btlard Block, New Westminster, B.C.  I. O. F.  Court Csseo, No. 3443, inert-;  In I. O. O. F. Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  each month. Visiting brethren  always welcome. C. R-, J- B.  Burr; R. S., B. S. McDonald.  FOR SALE  Eleven Geese For Sale.  Apply to    Mason Bros.  Gullside.  1  The  Delta  News  at  STAINTONS  ________■__  Heaters, Farm Implement*, Picture, Framing  and General Repairing.    Coal Oil and  Gasoline.  J. F. STAINTON,   ...   -   Ladner, B. C.  TAILORING  Clothe* Altered, Cleaned and Repairer*.  Parcels loft ot W. I.. Mellride'fi store and A. Walker's and W.R. McCleUan'a barber shop will be  called for on Monday and returned on Saturday.  G. W.WALKER.  Windsor Hotel  Cottier Columbia it „egbte, Bin.  MvVr WKSTM1NSTKR  Sample rooms for commercial travelers. On  tmily situated in bustuettn portion of the citj  Accommodation and clinlueroom first cUwj. Convenient to trftmwt'y termluus aud C I' u. depot  Hiui steamboats. Rates $i, fx.ssaml $i._3-  A. vachon,      ....      proprietor  *  •>  I  f  I  1      WILL BE ENALROED IN FEBRUARY 1903  T  f  '»"  1  "f  t  by-electioil  arrived  nr,<t is  ie. I coaipiinieut.  iotel Colonial  turnable February 28th. The date |  of the. election will be announced.  this week. R, G. MacPherson, the  I iberal candidate, the choice of the-;  convention, and Dr. Mclnnes, it:-  depend ei t, are candidates. Ru- ■  tr.ors of several other persons an* I  xious to be candidates, are In circulation. From what cau be  gleaned from reports, the conservatives will not put a candidate in the  field. The labor men are very anxious for Chris. Foley to run in  their interests, but lie has not given  any definite answer. With a slight  eruption in the Liberal ranks with  a probability of two Liberal candidates, a labor and independent man  out there should be an interesting  time in Vancouver and Burrard for  a little while.  The public school; throughout  the Delta municipality will re-open  on Thursday, January >th, after  being closed for several weeks.  Nominations for reeve and cour-  cilors will be he-Id on Monday 12th.  EXTREMEST  CAUSE   HARM.  The "Hon. Doo" Brown, of Mor-  gtuiBfield, Ky., who :el re enls his  district in the slate Legislature, is  one of Kentucky's unique ehatac-  icrs. To illustrate a point in a  recent speech, he gave the following account of his courtship :  "Take my advice and never give  ■■) woman anything sue can't eat,  and never make love to her out of  an ink bottle. V, ny, when 1 courted my wife 1 just grabbed hold of  her and said: "Sally, you are the  sweetest thing on earth, and your  beauty baffles the skill of man and  subdues his ferocious nature," and  1. £ot ner."—Argonaut,  CHURCH   NOTICES,  BAPTIST,  Services will    be  held  Sunday  evening   at    7,    Rev.   T.  Bishop,  pastor.  CATHOLIC  I"  J. I',. 1NSI.V.Y, frop.  Rates, :'i-5' awl$1.00jferdajr.  Special  attention glveu   to Commercial  Tra\ eUera.  Oor. fytcKeiiale ami Clavkaon SU.  New Weatttrinatsr, s. c  Qlarifigton Hotel  South Westminster, B C  strictly first clats accommodation.    Good atab-  liuK.  Careful atteutlon given to hotaea.  J. WISE, Prop  HOTEL LELANP    R, Dov/awell, Prop. Vancouver, I. C.  Oho block from C. P, R. Depot and __nihon'.  wliarVM,   Newly renovated and n>-modell_.  Kates, $l.$o ti. }» per day.  Cor, Orunville and Hsjlt_ga8*».   -   -   -   Tul. M.  To increase your[[ Business insert an ad. in The Delta  News, it reaches every household in Delta Municipality.  It contains all the Local happenings of the village and  district and no businees firm  should neglect to have an ad.  in it.  1  t  lift ki 11 in  Hotel,  The ideal temperance man is one  wto is willing to en ploy any le_iti-  piate means to further the cause of  temperance. If he cann •' get what  he wants he will accept what he  can get. If he dannot get prohibition, he will do what he can v ith a  license system, on some other system- As we have seen, there are  already many agencies at work, all  Reverend Pather Edm. Peytavin,  O.M.I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a m.  MBTII0DI8T.  Services next Lord's Day at 3 p.m  A N   Miller, pastor  ST. ANDREW'S  I'RKSDYTERIAN  Services next Lord's Lay at 11  a.m. and 7 p.m.  Sabbath Sohuol at 2 p _ Midweek meeting on Thursday evening  at 7:30 o'clock  Thomas Oswald, minister.  FOB SALE.  Ten choice milk cows, pick oi  fourteen. Also one registered Ayrshire bull calf.  W. H. LADNER,  LADNER, B. C  FIVE CENTS  Get your milk from the Hazel  Grove Dairy, delivered rAorning and  evening at live cents a quart.      All  Surrey __v«^a.,  SOUTH WKSTMINSTKK, B. C.  Mrs. K, Giujrgk,  Proprietkksj.  Newly furni.ihed throughout,   Plret olaaa acoom  tnodaliou.  cboiee Uquora and dgara.  Qood atabl)—a In attendant:,  HSOK'S HOTEL  J.ADXER, L. C  P. SHIRLEY, Proprietor.  Conveniently  situated  and  first class in every particular  BEST CUISINE SERVICE  ,£c_t«Ca.**eC<  Job Printing  of all kinds done neatly and  at reasonable prices. If you  want anything in the printing  line you ean get it at The  Delta News office. Leave  your order and it will be attended to. .  < >  ? Butter Makers  «J(U  PURE  pursuing different methods,  but all, kim,s ^ appfe and v'egetable9 at  having tbe same end in view.    And 1 market price.      VV. A. Kirkland.  I SYRUP  New Shipment of  Rlffloi Urn  CITY BAKERY  1 ■  •>  1  t  ..  I  >'  I '  0  I  • >  !  J  t  Secure your parchment at The  Delta News office. This stock ^  of paper is the best in the  province. You can get it  either printed or plain. When  you need butter paper call or  sent1 to this office.  the Delta Hews, Ladner  A^-a-^-^-^-i'-^-'S"*'^*''^*'^  }  •*>«i{ilaifr.»<ft-H,<, THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY    3, 1903.  HIAWATHA'S MITTENS.  He killed'the noble Mudjikivis,  With his skin he made him mittens;  Made them with the fur side inside,  Made them with the skin side outside.  He, to Ret the warm side inside,  Put the inside skin outside.  He, to get the cold side outside,  Put the warm side fur side Uisidc.  That's why he put the skin side-  side,  Why he turned them inside outside,  Why he put the fur side ii side.  —Exchange.  OPENING THEIR EYES.  It is published that Canada, even  Canada, has the presumption to  think of building another transcontinental railway. Carry the news  to Ruclyard Kipling who doomed  Canada for a generation to be regarded in England as "Our Lady  ofthe Snows." Carry the news to  those who predicted that the Canadian Pacific was built a century in  advance of the needs ofthe territory  it traversed. Carry the news to the  thousands whose descendants will  yet see the Canadian Northwest the  home of fifty millions of people.  Carry the news to American capitalists whose money has already started the development of Canada's  manufacturing possibilities, and for  whom another railway will mean  the opening ol a new empire to become as truly American as many  paits of the United States.  Canada'has already 17,000 miles  of railways that cost nearly $900,-  ooOjOoo. She has tlie longest con-  tiii.uo«s stretch of internal navigation in the world. She has 70miles  cf canals; 10,000 post offices; 30,-  000 miles of telegraph wire; 18,000  pub'ic schools; 60,000 men in her  lu_ber camps in winter; 17 universities and over 50 colleges; only 15  per cent, of illiterates; a river over  2000 miles long; 6,0,00,000 people,  of whom nearly 90 per cent, are  Canadian born and only 3 per cent,  foreign born, the remainder being  British born. Canada ranks fourth  in the production of gold; has a  million square miles of practically  unexplored territory; coal beds that  will yield over 4,000,000 tons yearly  for 5000 years; and a capital debt  nearly twice that of the United  States.  Canada is one of the most fortunately situated countries—politically  —in the world. She is bounded on  the east and west by the Monroe  doctrine; on the north by the impregnable barrier of eternal ice; on  the south by a neighbor that wishes  her well and is giving of her millions as pledges of friendly treatment. She uas no more need of a  navy than for another north pole;  little more use for an army than  Hudson Bay has for an awning.  Her peace is guaranteed an unavoidable circumstance. Her destiny is to aid us in feeding and  clothing the world; to build up a  nation of liberty loving people; to  develop her tremendous natural resources with the help of American  millions in new and in transplanted  industries. The United States is  net precisely an effete country a>  yet. But the surprises in ills-  couveries of vast, material wealth in  natural deposits of coal, iron, copper, silver and gold arc of our past  mainly. In Canada they are only  beginning. Merely the fringe of  £h.at vast JjtrrJterjr portli of us has  been examined closely. It is the  greatest oyster remaining in the  world, barring only Russia, and  Americans are to have a larger  share in prying off the upper shell  and partaking of the meat beneath.  —Detroit Journal.  The new Canadian silver coins,  bearing King Edward's head, in  place of the familiar head of the  late queen, have found their way  into general circulation out west.  The five cent pseces are being recalled as rapidly as possible and  will soon become valuable to collectors of curios. The crown  placed on the numeral side of the  coin was by mistake that of the  qeeen instead of Che larger king's  crown.  Mother—"So your Aunt Jane  won't be able to come to-day, after  all, Tommy." Tommy—" Boo-  hoo !" Mother—"Why, Tommy,  1 didn't know you were so fond of  Aunt Jane." Tommy—"I ain't.  But here I've gone and washed my  neck and cleaned my bo'ots all for  nothing !    Boo-hoo!"  TLe Frenchman loves his sparkling  wine,  The German likes his lnger beer,  The Englishman his half and half,  Because it brings rood cheer.  The Irish take their whisky straight  Because ii leads to dizziness,  The Canuck has no choice at all,  But drinks the whole darn business.  tu* ^^  <_#  The    following    properties  unsold at  recent auction may  now be treated for  by private  sale.  North-west quarter of Section  15, 120 acres.  North half of south-west quarter of Section 15, 80 acres.  North half of south-east quarter of sectiou 15; south half  of south-west of section 15;  lots 3 and 4 section 15, 120  acres.  Portions of north-east quarter  section 10, 120 _cr«s, also  Lots and  residence in village of Ladner.    Full particulars of  H. N. RICH,  Executor    Estate' late   Thos  McNeely.  uapio 01  apniu sjsppu'i pun sapio uanuBia  Bsup }sjii ui auop ^JOjW 'B9DU»J  jotU}#BOO    o\    us^ei    spBJiao^  ' 'Supnaj aii_V aSuj  tmouatnv pun iiBipiiue^) joj luoSy  'aavM "o t  DO VOU NEED  HARNESS  If so place your order early  and avoid the spring rush  Everything in Harness  and Saddlery at  Moderate Prises.  H. MoDOWELL,  LADNER, B. C.  Subscribe for Thk Dki.ta NBWS.  "Ads" in it bring goad results.  BRITISH   COLOMBIA  Electric in iiii tl  (Westminster Branch)  Time Table  Cars leave 'Westminster for Vancouver at 6 a.iti  and hourly thereafter until 9 p. ra.; Saturdays  ami Sunday a at to p.ril.  Cars leave Vancouver for Westminsters at 7  a. m. and hourly thereafter until 10 p. m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 11 p.m.  FREIGHT CARS.  We run first-class freight ears between Westminster ami Vancouver and nil shipments are  handled with the utmost eare and delivered to  consignee without delay. Special attention paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagons meet all Lo_ts  and trains.   Tor rates, eta apply to  D, A. SHILES, V. K. CLOVER,  Traffic Mgr. Local Mgr.  Westminster, D. c.  1 Fi PLANTING  Roses,   Rhododendrons,. Abulias,   Shade   Tret*,  Small Fruits.  Greenhouse and bedding out plants, at lew* than  eastern or foreign prices,  Clean certificate from the inspector.  Garden, Field, and Flower Seeds.   Each.variety  tested m to Vitality, and at close prices.  FeniUxers,  Wee Supplies,   Agricultural  impic  ments, &c.  New catalogue tells you all about it.   Call and  txsu_.ni our BtOCK and  get  our  list  of  bend  fur It: it will save you money.  Address  M.  J.   HENRY,  3000 Westminster Road,   -   -   Vancouver, b. c.  G. T. Baker  Gill III  11 HMD ::  1 Delta Transfer Stable   |  t LADNER, B. C.  a SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES  t ON SHORT NOTICE  T Team Work Done sat Specially Low PrSsem.  Agent for  Ladner, B. C.  mm 11 w mb  A fall stock of Buggies, Carriages always ou  hand.    Repairing of all descriptions.  To Inte ligent Business  Men and Farmers:  Insure your Stocks, Houses and  Barns in the Anglo-American and  Equity Fiek Insurance Companies. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, and cc.n positively save you  money.    Call or write for rates.  A. W. McLeod,  DISTRICT AGKNT.  Office: Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 62.       New Westminster  t  ran m soda 11s 1  i  T  J. HENLEY   f  B. C.  ♦!♦  1  I  A   NEW WESTMINSTER,  A Manufacturers of alt kinds of  .[♦ Soda Water, Ginger -.  A Ale and Summer X  \ Drinks. j,  ♦ Your patronage solicited f  .9.A*tA'».A.»~l*t*'A.^l»+A*tA+A-+'A*'A  Chloride of Lime.  Little's Soluble Phenyle.  McDcugall's Fluid  Carbolic.  Carbolic Disinfecting Powder, together with all forms of  disinfectants fur sale.  Xmas Cards now in stock and  a large supply of  TOYS 1M GOODS  F. J. MaoKonzlOi  McRAE & Co  urnfliuuH-iiifi  Itllllllnlll  NEW WESTfllNSTER, B. C.  A ftiil lino of English and Srisri  Tweeds and Fatl<?y Trouserings  always kept in stock.  t JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  X  Telephone " Ladner" No. 10.  j^+^frffr^-fr A+A+A+i-W*4^W*+*+* »'H -M •>"»••}♦»*♦»»'  If you want first class work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE  New.lWeHsod Meant Laundry  NEW   WESTMINSTEK,  If/. R. MoOlellan, Agent,        • -        Ladner.  Leave Laundry on Monday and  it will be returned  on  Saturday.  Gents clothes cleaned and pressed.     Blankets and Curtain* a specialty.  j  WORTH   OF  Mi?J?F OR LESS  DAMAGED  BY FIRE Aim WATER  WILL BE SOLD CHEAP FOR CASH.  Don't miss this opportunity of getting useful tools, etc., at a fraction of usual price.  ft. Fa ANDERSON ^ &Q  Corner Front and 6th Streets, SEW WBSrflU!Vi7TT_|. B. C.  il/nmifhinn II  1 flmlHlll PfPPv 11  Call at the Old Stand lately occupied by P. Clark.  First class work.  W. H. TAYLOR,  B. C. CI  Your patronage solicited.  -     -     PROP.  FACTORY  B. C—Noted Brand.  PHOENIX—With Eagles.  OLD SPORT—AEways  Reliable.  B. WILBERG & CO. nhw wwTiJWTBm, ». c.  P. 0, BOX Ml.  PLAIN T&LSC,  We are ob'e to back up every  assertion we make. We stand  ready to furnish you the best of  everything in the LIVERY line,  Just as wo say we will.  We 9lso 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, 2D. Ladner, B. C.  Ill il!  •   V1MJ   if  General BiosfcssnXh  Ladner, B. C.  First elate  work.  '  Horw?_oin£  a sptcialtj.  C. P. N. Co.  TIME TABLE  NEW  Across Amsrica.  A solid vestibule* train daily ia  each direction.  Leaves Wstrr.insttr, 10 a._. _rrr  Arrives Weetmuwter by 2:*o p.m.  ferry.  Finest equipment im the wert,  Fastest time to Kootenay and Use  east.     Tickets or *ale to al! points Ouiehon  in Europe.  1). P. SANDERSON, Agent.  NKW  WESTlKSTHR,    B. C.  WESTMINSTEK _YC* _■  ROUTK.  Steamer Tr___r, !*..__ Ktf 9S*V  niinst<«" at 2 p.m. c_ilj, nqajpt  Bvnnluy. I_\»s Steve*!.:., afejfc.  day, T a_i., Friday • »._. <*_e>  elajr, TWdar. *'•_-,«,_«.». '!__»■  day. C p.m., teillrif nt i*i •'* Wfr-  er lavndintjt detwetn New Jfra'  star and St«ve_4>n.  VICTOWA  NKW  W_8TJJi»*  fiOOT_.  S.S.   Princajifl   Lo—1«   leave*  T|__   Tueadava __ rriflnft »: 7 a_e.  leaves New WeMtnriacMr #aje|p_>  days aud Saturday! at 7 a. m.,  oalling   at   Mnynt,   S_vea>__  at 3  SANTA CLAUS  li! Ms! Gib  li fm  All kinds of nice pretty things.  Special inducements t« Sunday  Schools and other committees and  largo buyers generally.  Don't forget the place.  Mackay&Southon  Santa Clans Headquarters  Columbia slntl,   -   KWW WKSTMTNSTER.B.C  ^.e.^..?-.**^.^..^*.a..**.a.«*.^^J..a^*^a'*J»^..J^e.  Advertise in The NEWS  NEW   WBSTIfIN8rE_-0IPiWl_r ,  EOUTI.  S.S.   Beave*  leavw  Kev   TTia<ilT"*"" '  Moudays,    We_»<__tyej    a*4     t  etnye at • a.m.    Uevn fHHft*   ^>|  T»eaW_ys,    'i'keiMeiajw    aevi  __,  daye  at "f i_,  emlU_f  a* Iw. jT  Hivw      _i_inrei      bta_-ee_      aj» (  W_«_imta_ and CH>iUi«r<_i.  VICT0_U-VeU«OOrr?__. mmst.  S.S. Ctarraejr Uayat YW_w_ eM(r _l  1 a.m.    S.S. Chfxauw _m V«jv  oemver tioiljr at l.li p.ai  All   B_otna_   ft__   VsjMini_    mrfl  rrura O.P.K. w)__.   Th* "-nfrray a>  serv_    _«    rigtt    _    __nsiue;   ||_M  table at any  time   withou*   ase**' >  ftoft,  For full particular* aa to _•■■-,  rates etc., apply to »*ai_* ttf.-^X t;  to  JAMES SCtATEK,  Vancouver   Bepot   and   4J8   B__axrV  street, or to  J. W. THO DP, ft. i. OOSSeft.  Uunagejr, A»lt. 0*11. PteW atfi.  Tktoi-ia. >>■  The Delta News  One Dollar a Yt_r THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY   3, 190j.  "t  ■ '♦ < DEATH.  JIoghk—At Bay View, Ladner, on  Sabbath, 28th December, 1902,  Erin Alexander, beloved and  only son of Rev. Alex Mogee,  aged 9 years and 10 months.  MARRIED.  Jurr-Watdrs—At the residence  of Harry Burr, Crescent Island,  on New" Year's eve, December  31st. 1902, by Rev. Thos, Oswald, John Jackson Burr to  Lizzie Waters.  LOCAL   NEWS.  A. Gilchrist, of Yancouver, was  tn the Delta this week.  W.   B".   Skinner, of Vancouver,  was in Ladner this week.  R. Parr,  wife and son, are visit-  jag with Mrs. Parr's parents.  The   secretary   of  the  Cttlfside  school is advertising for a teacher  Mrs. HinchcliiTe and son are visaing Mr, and Mrs. T. E. Ladner.  Mrs. W. R. McClellan and son  were at Westminster this week.for  a shoit trip.  H. McDowell, harness maker,  spent the past week with his parents at Victoria.  B. S. McDonald leaves Monday  to attend the teacher's Institute at  Westminster.  Slippers / Slippers i  Nothing but the Best in stock  We carry the best stock of all kinds of SLIPPERS  in the city.   They make a nice, suitable present  The quality and price will suit everyone  W. E. SINCLAIR,  transmitted from here to London,  Berlin and Rome. Castro accepts  the general principals of the proposition.  Wife: "Be sure to advertise  for Fido In the morning newspapers."  Next day the wife read as follows:  "Lost, a mangy lapdog, with one  eye and no tail. Too fat to walk.  Answers to the name of Fido. If  returned stuffed two pounds reward."  Teacher Wanted  For the Gulfside Public School.  Apply to J. Honeyman,  Secretary.  Port Guichon, B. C.  W. J. Leary, executor of the estate of the late William  Black, has  a   notice   iu  this issue concerning  the estate.  Wm. Arthur and family entertained a number of friends to a social dance at their residence on  Thursday eve.  R. F, Anderson & Co., of Westminster t re having a big sale of  hardware, etc. Read their ad in  another coI_nm.  Mis. Graham who has been staying- with her daughter, Mrs. I. W.  Williamson, the past summer, left  this week for Ghemanus.  A consignment ot plain and fancy  fence wire has arrived for J.  C. Wade, the popular wire fence  <nan.    Call and see it.  Miss Olive de Wolf and Mist  Gladys Lord are visiting at Trenant Park with their school companions the Misses Ladders.  NOTICE.  In the Matter of the Estate of William Black, late of Ladner, (deceased).  NOTICE is hereby given thnt all creditors and  others having claims against the estate ofthe  said William Black, who died on or about the  28th day of November, A. D. iyo2, are requested  Oil or before the second day of February A. T).  1903. to send by post prepaid or deliver to the undersigned executor of ttielast will and testament  ofthe deceased, their christian and 3ur_Rir._H  and addresses, nnd fiill purtijulnra i>{ their  ctaiiptt. statements of the accounts nnd the nature of the securities, ii any, HeU_ by them.  And further Uk.fi notice, that lifter the last  mentioned date I, the said executor, will proceed  to dUtribute the assets oi Ihe sain deceased  Rifnongthe partes entitled thereto, having regard to tit*: claims of which I shall then nave  notice, und that 1 will not be li ible for the Bald  assets or eni part thereof so tHstTJbuteU to any  person or persons of wlione c'aiius notice shall  not have1 been received by me at the time of such  distribution. '  Dated this second day of January A. D. 1913.  V.   J.    t«KARY,  Executor by his aoU'.-ittri, McBride .k;: Kenned)  n 11  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.  jf.  \  9  DO YOU NEED  HARNESS  If so place your order early  and avoid the spring rush  Everything In Manwss  and Sadi&isry at  Modorata Prhes.  h. McDowell,  LADNER, B. C.  _*r  PURE  Mark Ruwlin« has purchased the  «iorth-west quarter ot section 15,  •onsisting of 120 acres laud of the  imperial Farm from the McNeely  estate.  Readers of this paper will da well  to investigate the advertisement of  William Johnston's big boot and  shoe house of New Westminster.  They art giving away $35.00 in  cash. Tills money is placed in a  little red box in their show window.  There are only three keys that will  »,pen the box. With every cash  purohase they give you a key.  After all the keys are given out,  notice will be given when you can  try yonrs. The first key to open  the Vox takes $20.00, the second,  $10.00, ajnd the third, $5.00 casn.  ?ou «hay be the holder of. the lucky  jfcey;. Investigate before it is too late..  MAPLE  SYRUP  New Shipment of  CITY BAKERY  RT MAY |:  -   b. c.  ;  Groceries!  si»sJi!Wi;iiii[Ot(!  TNISM.THING  aid REPAIRING;  Heaters liu sd and stoves set up. ]  Agent fbr  The  Gun ey Foundry   Coy's.  Oxford Stoves and Rangee.  The bc-.-.l on the market.  Advertise in The NEWS  ,4»H't'H'> »H«-T*H'♦*♦»»*♦*  9  BOOTS  &  SHOES  FOR   BARGAINS  IN    THBSE     GOODS  CAM,   ON  DRYGOODS 9  GENT'S  . FURNISH-   •  INGS        •  I  W. I. PlcBMDE  t  •   PORT GUICHON, B. C.  CHOICE  5GROCERIES  COME AND INSPECT  THKSK GOODS  SATISFACTION  GUARANTKUD  Phonr 5    -  i  0  BRANDS OF*  t  t  9  BEST  FLOUR  •M-H-H-**-+♦+*+++♦+++♦ *+ +•»+*♦* ♦■.■♦"■!■ H' t 1 H-1»♦ ~V ♦ A  X A NEW LINE OF  X  X     LADIES BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS  f     LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UlflDBfcWBAR  V AND STAPLE DRYGOODS-  FRESH :-: GROCERIES   AT-  EVERY y. WEEK  I   />. J. Jyukherson's  *  g you a  rosperous  GIVEN AWAY  TQ ARBITRATE  A Washington dispatch says:  Secretary Hay has received the answer of President Castro to the proposal of the powers to arbitrate the  Venezuelan difficulty before Tht  JfcgueUibiyjal.;   ffis answer was  We have placed in our window a box which contains $35.00. We  will give a key to this box FREE with ever $? &ash Purchase; two  keys with every $4 purchase and so on. Only three keys will snlock  the box. Yours may be one of them. When keys have ail been giver,  out you may try your key.  The first key to unlock the box takes $20  " second "       " "       "        10  "third    "        " "        " 5.  You are entitled to the contests without reserve.    It is yours.    No  employee allowed to have a key.      We do not know which key opens  the box.    Notice will be given of the date after which you can try key.  it    —*  H  i i  I ;  J ;  20 Per Gent Discount to clear  )(  Toys, Books,  Games, &c. -  For the Young Folks-  IE  li  n  3:  .      |f  If  This is a good opportunity to buy TOYS 11  cheap.   Don't Miss It.  MARSHALL SMITH f  WM. .JOHNSTON, IU  INSURE Y@m PROPERTY  —<—with   £_ «#. Hart £ Go*  New Westminster, B. O.  The Leading Inenranoe Agency  -   Money to Loan.   *  ***** '*>M'X>y*>7K'*.*>Xm-H~M  *A*'A~-A:. .—A>+A:  Men's Smoking Jackets  $4, $5.50,. $6>, $7, $7.50, $8 and $12  Dressing Gowns  $9 and $12  ALL IMPORTED STOCK.  J. E. PHILLIPS  709-711 Columbia Street    ;-;     New Weetmmsfcar,  vA^4*>A+«k*'Aj+<&-*A •.•^•ty+A*. •••♦•a»;...»J|.«.^.-jM».;..t»J.*,;,..M;*-.,^.  ■  {

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