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Array I       t  ..... •  *...-  KM> - • dsU&ft*   '  .  3- _>C x„  .  !    -  I  /  ___  Vol. 2. No. 3v  LADNER, B. C, SATURpAY,   HARCH 7, 1903.  $1.00 a year  ID I I -M  The Delta Farmers'  In-  >})   stitute is a Dead Number   -..cording   to   the  Deputy Minister.  v/    At a meeting of the Central Farmers' Institute held at Victoria this;  wee*;,   matters   pertaining   to the  iDelta Institute were discussed.  p,    Mr. Ladner presented   a   letter  I »from the Delta Farmers' Institute,  which he submitted aa his credentials.  The  _e$_*Sy minister held that  tht Delta Farmers'  Institute had  been suspended.    That organization had been dead   for  a  year.;  t'The letter could not,  therefore, be  {'-regarded as   a   proper credential.  (e was simply actin g in accordance!  "with the act.  Mr. Ladner urged that the Del-  U'ta Institute had   _ected -fficers .in  )accordance   with" •febe regulations,.'  i,md he had been sent-as a .epresen-  | .ative.    The meeting   was called,:  he .onsidered,  for  the purpose ot"  transacting   next year's 'business.'  I'Sis  institute   was   otganized   for  fuhe coming year.  p Considerable discussion ensued,  |vfter which a motion was brought  I in by Mr. Duncan and Harris that  Ir. Ladner be allowed to take his  Beat,  j Thos. Brydon held that while he(  id not wish Mr. Ladner to be derived of his seat, the  Delta Insti-  8jkutt being dead he could I _ot favor  | ihe resolution.  Mr. Mathesfdn thought they  hould not be too tight laced in the  (natter, and Mr. Ladner should be  ,«|iven a seat.  'A Capt. Stewart thought that the  'elta Institute haying been revived  it should be encouraged.  -  A vote being taken the motion  , vas carried, and Mr. "Ladaer took  lis seat at the board.  The committee appointed to con-  | "ider the report of the Sapeiinten-  lent of Institutes reported as fol-  pws:  j Your committee appointed to re-  jort on the address ofthe Siiplrin-,  endent of Institutes, beg to report  I hat we are of the opinion that the  \ ecommendation <of the Superintetf-  .ent anent: ist. Greater efficiency  if secretaries of local Institutes in  he matter of making out reports of  neetings will,  if carried   out,   re  ound to the advantage of-not only  _e local Institutes affected, but -al-j  *>  the  Institutes at  large.   2nd  "hat we believe tha,t ff a more effi  ,ient  canvass  fot   members,  was  Made,  the   membership would be  ery largely increased.   3rd.   We  irould recommend 'that an effort be  lade looking   to thf. resuscitation  f the 'institute   at Salmon Arm.  th.   We learn with Ipfeasu-re that  |,Ion. C. S. Smith and _>r. Withy-  imbe _re to _ddre_sl_teinstitutes,  and also that competent stock  judges are to be provided for the  fairs this fall.  This is the first intimation the  Delta people have bad that the institute here was dead.- Last year  and this year officers were elected  and dues paid by the-members,  and while the deputy-minister may  have been a little officious, and considering his antipathy to this section, the members ofthe Delta Institute will overlook his remarks.  It is the custom of the Central  Institute to send through the country each year, men to address the  farmers on matters pertaining to  this industry. Last year the notice  was sent to Delta so late that it was.  impossible to meet *he speakers  which were sent her., and they:  went awfc'y not oVerly impressed  with-their reception, and probably  on this account the Delta Institute  was suspended, as the deputy-min-:  ister tries to make out.  But besides this, the deputy-minister objected, so we learn, on account of Mr. Ladnet's credentials  not being made out on printed  forms sent for that purpose. Otherwise they were perfectly correct.  A very small matter indeed to raise  an objection over.  The reason that little interest was  taken in, the past, in some cases  very inferior men have come aud  expounded on dairying, stock,  poultry -and digging ditches, which  have made them the laughing  stock of txperierfced men on 'the  Delta flats. A great tnariy humorous stories are told of The arguments and answers to 'questions-  given "by'ih est men, _nd probably  if the 'agricultural department  woiild look after the matter more  carefully, the Delta Institute Would  not be dead, and others which are  beginning to waver, would take up:  the work of the institute with more  enthusiasm and bring that department out of the rut into which it  has fallen.  Tbe Delta institute is not dead  by any means, it is only the employees of the department who,are  sleeping. .    .  — — 1 t  ■CHINESE TAX.  . An Ottawa dispatch says : Al-  thdugh Setfator TetHpleman has  been here only two days, he has already redeemed the 'promise he  made, on behalf of the Federal  Government, to the electors of Burrard, regarding Chinese immigration.  As soon as he arrived here, Senator Templeman laid his views on  Chinese and Japanese immigration  before his colleagues. He represented the desire of British Columbia regarding Oriental immigration  so strongly that it is announced  that he has convinced the other  members of the Cabinet.  It is announced this afternoon  that at the forthcoming session legislation will be introduced increasing the head tax on Chinese to  $500.  It is announced that the question  of Japanese immigration will also  be dealt with.  A meeting of prominent Toronto  citizfcns headed by Rev. Canon  Welch, has decided to form a joint  stock company with a $100,000  capital, to take prompt action towards opening places of resort and  recreation for people, where refreshments 'can be had without selling,  liquors. 'The first place of ths kind  is to-be'drjened without delay.  1  111 ir  Roadbed Work Far Advanced. Tracklaying  Will be Commenced at  Once and Rushed.  It „ very satisfactory (to the residents of the Delta Municipality to  note the way in which "the contract  tors are rushing the work on the:  railway to completion. In the few  weeks they have been at work they  have finished the roadbed from  Port Guichon to Clovetaalle, _ distance of about seventeen _tihes. In  a week Or two all tbfc necessary  bridges and culverts will be completed. The tressle work at Port  Guichon is quite a piece of work,  it is well and substantially built, is  a credit to tbe engineers and 'contractors and is practically ready for  the rails as far as the dyke. As  soon as it Is built but to the water  tbe c-mpany intends building _  large Wharf about 400 feet long,  with a mole'to allow the barge to  take the cars on board, and ah'additional slip for the passengers-coming off tbe train..  The first cargo of rails arrived on  Thursday, and as soon as the tracklayers have the rails laid for a short  distance an engine will be put on  and the work of laying the track  will soon be completed as _ir as  Cloverdale.  We understand tha*t the spur  fiom here to South Westminster is  not going to be commenced at pres^  ent, so that passengers wishing to  travel by -this line "to Westminster  or Vancouver will be obliged to go  by way of Cloverdale which seems  rather a Tound about way and not  likely to encourage travel by that  method. Perhaps when the Westminster bridge is completed the  railway -company may then build  that portion of the line.  From all appearances we think,  the people of Victoria may rest sat*  isfied that they will see the first lot  of cars in Victoria before the stipulated time.  A NEW SEINE.  Salmon fishing in frugetSonnd  waters this year will be conducted  on a different plaa than it has usually been in the past. Fishermen  have combined for the purpose of  reducing the cost of the raw product, and by a new plan it is hoped  to land fish at the canneries at a  cost of not more than 7 cents.. A  new fish seine, which is claimed will  take more ot the salmon than anything ever used, is being put into  general use at a majority of the  fishing grounds in local waters, and  some have been ordered for British  Columbia.  The management   of the   affair  has been placed in the hands of  Charles L. Wadhains. The new-  scheme consists of a seine arranged  with numerous pockets, according  to the size to be sunk. It is held  close to the surface of the water by,  a series of buoys,, and lowered to  and depth desired. The entire apparatus is composed of webbing,  and.the parts are held in proper  position when towed through the  water by friction. The arrangement is such that the least resistance is encountered. The distended  portions of the net are further augmented by an anchor attached to  the centre of the back ends of tbe  pockets.  THE PRICE OF FISH.  » if ——  No arrangements have as yet  been perfected between the canneries and the fishermen, as to the  price of fish for 1903.  The Japanese, who are supposed  this year to be working with the  white fishermen, purposed holding  a meeting last Sunday, to elect a  deputation to act with a deputation  ofthe white fishermen, in discussing the matter with the canners.  The death of the Japanese secretary, however, prevented the meeting being held.  It is said that the white fishermen  will hold a meeting'to-day to elect  their representatives to the proposed conference, and that the Japs  will also hold a meeting in the near  future fdr a similar purpose.  It is probable that the conference  between the parties'will take place  next Week, and as a res_lt "it is  hoped that a modus vivendi will be  arrived at, which will be satisfactory Ho all.  HOPE'S ANNIVERSARY.  The 25th anniversary of'fhe Cor-  ination of Pope Leo XIII, was cel-  brated at Rome, "Tuesday, with all  the grandeur dnd impressiteness  associated with the high ceremonies  of the<C_thoIic Church, ahd amid a  display of enthusiasm and emotion  on thfe part of the vast assemblage  gathered within the walls of St.  Peter's, such as vied with the  greatest of previous demonststra  tions of reverence and affection for  the aged Pontiff. During the  night all the sacred edifices in  Rome, monasteries, convents, seminaries, and also many private  houses were illuminated in com-  meratlbn of the event, the T6"fste-  vere Quarter and the Leonline City  especially presenting a blaze of  light, while the general effect was  heiglitened-bythe burning of Bengal fifes throughout the city.  I.'O. O. F. BALL.  Delta Lodge No. 2f, of the Independent Order of Oddfellows will  entertain their friends at theif annual ball in the town hall, Ladner,  on Friday "evening, March 13th.  From past experience with this order the public may be assured of  an evening's enjoyment which will  be long remembered, arid the committee, composed of F. J. MacKenzie,: W. A. Kirkland and A. Par-  miter, means that nothing will be  left undone to help towards the  pleasure of the guests. Supper will  be served by W. H. Smith.  The music will be supplied by  Harpur's orchestra, of Vancouver.  The grand march will commence  at 8:30 p. tn.  lira i ran.  Several Tenders Were  Received. Notes ofthe  Doings of the Municipal Council.  The tenders for the $3,200 dyking bonds were opened last week.  H; N. Rich's tender for $3,301 being accepted, being a little over 103  per cent. The other tenders were:  F. W. Howay, $3,216; Ellis Ladner, $3,200; and Mrs. D. B. Grant,  $2,060. The latter tender was for  $2,000 of the amount.  A. B. Dixon, clerk of Richmond  municipality, has written, refusing  to pay the costs of the burial of the  late Thomas Fraser, who was found  dead several weeks ago near Lad-1  ner. The bill has been forwarded  to the attorney-general.  Reeve Ladner will bring in an  amendment to the Liquor License  by-law at to-day's meeting of the  council, making it a penal offence  for one person to pay for another's  drink or for the bartender serving  same. This is understood to stop  the treating habit which is so prevalent. It will not effect the members of the council.  T_e Tailway contractors have  been notified not to interfere with  the dyke or drainage ditches until  such time as the railway company  enter into a satisfactory rgreement.  Benson's d redge will be:'sent to  the Harlock cannery shortly, to  work on the landing.  R. Shirley, who had the contract  for building three bridges across  the drainage ditch in the East Del  ta, has completed the work.  COURT OF ^REVISION.  A couf t of Revision for the  Provincial voters'  list for New West  minster City and Dewdney, Rich  _ond and Delta ridings 'of West  minster Electofial District; will be  held ttt tbe   Court   House,   New  Westminster,   on  May 4th,  at id  a. m.   PASSED AWAY-.  Mrs; Willia'm Goudy passed  away, at her home, four miles from  Ladner, last Monday noon, from  heart failure. For the past few  weeks she had been more or less  Indisposed, and, although hef condition was not considered sefious,  the news of her death came as a  surprise to her friends arid acquaintances.  She had been married to Mr.  Goudy only five days. She was  formerly married to J. J. Blake,  first city solicitor of Vancouver,  who died a few years ago, and before that was married to A. Fawcett, who was burned to death in  the great fire at Vancouver. Tw6  grown up children survive her, a  son and a daughter. The deceased  was about forty yetfrs of age. He'r  son wa's'ih-httertdance at her death-  'bed, and her daughter. Miss Faw-  cettVof WestifaiHster, arrived on the  afternoon boat.  The husband _nd children hav*  the-sympathy ofthe community in  their bereavemont. • ■  . - .  the funeral was held Wednesday afternoon to Boundary Bay  cemetery, alarg. _umb«r attendiflg.  TO -BE OR NOT '#0 %E>  In otff __t M&we^au-a'the attention of tbe arithofltfes and th»?  public generally to tie fact that  gambling and kindred vices were  being carried on openly in 'Chintf-  town. We supposed that when attention Was directed to this matter  steps would be taken to suppress  the games and have the offender,  pnnished, but it has not been done.  Further information received has  developed a worse state of affairs.  The Chinese proprietors have hired  gamblers to deal and take part ia  the games, »nd last Saturday even*-  ing one of the "tyhee" proprietors  cautioned the players against, making too much noise, as there was  "hiyu" talk in the newspapers,  and b*. had received a "hunch'*  from ay^mgn ia town,—giving his  name.-.- 'It is quite evident that the  authorities in the Delta have no de"1-  sire to suppress the gambling and  whisky drinking going on ; i_i  Chinatown, as during the past  week ample opportunity "has been  given to make a raid and dean oat  this "plagae spot." The ' __ifleie  do not seem to be the least afraid,  and carry on the business with impunity.  Should a white maw attempt to do  the same as the Chinese are doingv  such an agitation would be raised  that he would be immediately  pounced upon by the authorities  and be given the full extent of the  law. Is it a greater crime for a  white man to run a gambling and  whisky den, than it is -for a Chinaman ?  A few weeks ag6 slot machines  were running in the. Delta, And the  parties having same were given the  tip to remove thefll. Why don't  the municipal council also demonstrate their authority in this matter?  The contract for building the slip  to connect the Cloverdale^Port  Guichon Railway, now building,  with the ferry which is to operate  between Pott Guichon and Sidney,  has been let to P. Vance, of Vancouver; Piling for the wori will  be commenced immediately.  H. D. Benson returned home  from Victoria yesterday and re1  ports Mrs. Benson, who is in the  Jubilee Hospital, as very much improved in health.  D. Black will shortly move frrj_.  town to tfie old Powell fancfl near  Gulfside, having mad* a deal with  P. McKenzie for his interest,  A meeting of the Delta Licensing Board will be held in the council chambers, Wednesday, March  11th, 1903, at 2:30 p. m.  Miss Marklandand Miss Florence  Kirkland, of Columbia College, art  spending Satrtrday in Ladtwr.  I  m> THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, MARCH 7; 1903.  ,»*=  THE  DELTA NEWS  .Published every Saturday.  Subscription, $1.00 per year.  ■    '.   .  ADVERTISING RATES.  Casual Advertisements, 10 cents per line for  the first insertion, and 5 cents per line for each  ''subsequent insertion. The number of line*  reckoned by the apace occupied, 12 Hues to the  inch. •  Kates lor Commercial Advertisements can he  had on application at this office.  Reading notices 10 cents per line for each insertion.  Birth and Death notices, 50c, Marriages $i.00.  Any special notice, the oV.ject of which is to  promote the pccuuitiry benefit of any individual  or company, to be considered an advertisement  ■and charged accordingly.  All advertisements charged for until ordered  uot and paid for.  Correspondence invited on matters of public  interest. Communications to editor must be accompanied by name of writer, not necessarily  for publication, but as evidence cf good faith.  Correspondence must reach this oiTice by Tuesday evening.  RIC. A. FRASER,  Editor and Proprietor,  SATURDAY,   MARCH   7,   IQ02.  WEST YALE.  The election of former Premier  Chas. A. Semlin in West Yale yesterday—he having opposed Dr.  Sanson's candidature as an unqualified and uncompromising opponent  of the Prior government and all its  work—but further emphasizes tbe  hopeless position of the administra-  / tion, and the virtual certainty of  its downfall so soon as it shall meet  the legislature, one month hence at  the furthest postponement of the in*  evitable. It also once more sets  the politicians busily at work with  pencil and paper calculating as [to  present standing of the members in  Jheir relation to the governneut,  which calculations even with the  most liberal concessions do' not  give Premier Prior even a Dare majority in the house.—Vancouver  World.'  SIR CHARLES TUPPER.  In an article in the Toronto  "News" referring to the contest in  North Ontario, in which G. E.  Foster is the Conservative candidate  there is an incidental reference to  the veteran Conservative, Sir Charles Tupper, which, wh:!e showing  appreciation of the great Nova  Scotir.n's services to Canada, is the  more pleasing as coming from the  pen of J. S. Willison, the late editor of the Toronto "Globe." The  following is an extract of the article by the "News" to which we  refer:  It is for the moment the fashion  to depreciate tbe aged Nova Fcotian  but history will give him a great  place in the story of confederated  Canada. With all his faults lie  was essentially a policy-maker and  constructive statesma 1. His work  was done when the country needed  builders, and it was done boldly  and courageously; The party  which he helped t creat - will never  be content with t te mare business  of attack and criticism, and whatever legitimate pride it may have  had in the past, it must look for a  future in keeping with its traditions. . . . There is surely  something higher in politics than  office-holding or office-seeking, and  something nobler in government  than the distribution of patronage.  But, beyond all this, if only to do  the work of a critic, for which he  has such exceptional qualifications,  Mr. Foster should be in parliament,  and, tl erefore, we should like to  see the Conseavative leaders go into North Ontario and make a  united and determined effort to secure his election.  TH_ PUBLis>HEx'_ cONG.  'How dear to my heart is the steady  subscriber,  Who pays in advance at the  birth of each year;  Who lays down his dol.ar, and  offers it gladly,  And  cart",  'round  the office a  halo of cheer !  Who never savs, ".Stop it, I cannot  afford it!"  Or, "I'm getting more papers  now than I can read,"  I Bu  always srivs, "Send it, the fam-  all like it—  In lact, we all think it a real  household need!  How welcome he is when he steps  in the sanctum !  How   he   makes   our   hearts  throb !    How he makts our  eyes dance !  We outwardly thank  him—we inwardly bless him—  The   =tendy    subscriber    who  pays in advance.  —Selected  Victoria Terminal Railway &  Ferry "Company are going steadily  ahead with construction wcrk in  the Delta. With the progress cf  ,the work is quits certain of having  trains running connecting with the  ferry steamer at Port Guichon by  the 10th of May.  R. C. Clute, K. C, who was  chairman of the Royal Commission,  is in favor of excluding both Chinese and Japanese, aud his report  favored the imposition of a tax of  $500 per head on all arrivals.  Vancouver assay office handled 69,-  925 ounces of gold, valued at jf i,-  153,014 for last year. Of this  $824,125 was from Yukoi, $284,-  401 from B. C, $3,990 fro -i Territories, and $38,368 from Ontario.  The Provincial Mining Association- has decided to hold it_ next  convention at Victoria. The work  of this assbciation if properly carried on will be able to do a great  deal of good for the mining industry  of British Columbia.  Russell Sage, the New York millionaire, has just purchased a red  end green talking parrot, which  hangs up in a cage in his library.  The bird was ordered by the family  physician, as a device for entertaining Mr. Sage when he finds it difficult to rest from his daily toil.  A discussion took place at a meeting of the Presbytery held in Rev-  elstoke, for the union of the Prot-  estants churches.   In another a 1-  i  we print the report of the speak .- s.  SCHOOL BOOKS.  The Revelstoke school board has  addressed to the different school  boards throughout the province, a  circular asking their co-operation  towards bringing into effect the  government printing of school  books. Following is the resolution adopted by the local board:—  "That in view of the excessive  outlay for books, being a heavy  tax upon parents, that this board  correspond with the trustees of  other towns in British Columbia,  asking them to co-operate in petitioning the Board of Education  through their respective representatives to have the government at  Victoria utilize the people's printing and binding plant for the purpose of printing and publishing all  the books possible; the same to be  furnished pupils at nominal cost,—  and also the School Act be amended by omitting from clause 36, lines  10 and 11 and to provide text books  for indigent pupils and to read ■' 'to  provide school books at nominal  cost to all pupils."—Mai:  The Terminal Railway Company  has notified the city council, ot Victoria, of its intention to run its  track through the market building.  The city council, not being quite  assured as to the legal aspect of the,  matter, will ask for plans ofthe  proposed extension.  ADVICE TO "KICKERS."  The personation ca_ in connection with the North Victoria election is going on before two justices  of the peace in Victoria.  The Vancouver Trades Council  have asked the city council for an  appropriation of J 1,000 for Labor  Day celebration.  Mrs. Teacup—Oh, Mr. Tubbs, I  was so delighted when I heard that  you were such a staunch champion  of the temperance cause.  Tubbs—Why—er—I'm not exactly—  Mrs. Teacup—Now, don't try to  hide your light under a bushel, Mr.  Tubbs. I know, because I heaid  George sa^.you have been a booze  fighter all your life. He said you  punished more, of it than any ten  men in the state.—Life.  The first shipment of pure bred  stock of the season left Toronto on  the 18th inst. and is expected to  arrive at the coast about the ist or  2nd of March. The stock is mainly for lower mainland points.and  the Island. Messrs. H. M. Vasey,  of Ladner; Shannon Bros., of Cloverdale; H. Bonsall, of Chemainus,  and Quick Bros., of Victoria, are  some of the consignees. G. H.  Hadwen, the association's representative for British Columbia, expects  to complete another car for shipment about the middle of March.  CHURCH   NOTICES  There is no reasonable excuse for  a man living in a town if he doesn't  like it. If you have no word of  commendation to say for your town  its institutions, or its people, emigrate. You wont stop the course  of events by going away, neither  will your harping criticism cut any  figure if you remain. The church  bell will have the same musical  ring and the dogs will play just as  well and the pure fir and bright  sunshine will have the same health  giving properties. Speak a good  word for your neighbors if you can;  if • ou can't, don't everlastingly en-  larg: upon their faults. If you  have 1 come thoroughly sour and  disgus d and cannot see any good  in your iewn, move away; go somewhere, \ . ere things suit you.  The fault 1 1 ings of a chronic dyspeptic shou : ct be listened to.—  Exchange.  PARLOR  obacco,-Pipes, and Cigarp.  Westover tobacco a specialty.  L. G1FF0 10,     -      -       Ladner  ______  A   0   U   W  ]-\KI.TA LODGE NO. is, meets first and  i-/ third Tuesdays in each month in Wad-  dcll's Hall. T. W. KljKK, Recorder.  THOS. K. LADNER, M. W.  I. 0. F.  Court Osseo, No. 3443, meets  in I 0 OF Hall, 3rd Tuesday in  each month Visiting brethren  always welcome. C. R, J B  Burr; R S,   B S  McDonald  FIVE CENTS  Get your  milk  from  the Hazel  )rove Dairy, delivered morning ano  evening at five cents a quart.      All  kinds  of apples  and  vegetables al  market price.     W A  Kirkland  W  N DRAPER,  PROVINCIAL LAND  SURVEYOR  .toom 2, Ellard Dlock, New Westminster, B.C  kpOS&li  at  STAINTON'S  BHeaters, Farm Implements,'Plcture/Framlng!:  ._. and. .eneral7fcepa!rlng._Coal Oil iand__  Qasollne.  i_J- F. STAINTON,   ....   Ladner, B. C,_  TAILORING  Clothes Altered, Cleaned and Repaired.  Parcels left at W. L. McBride's store and A. Walker's aud W. R. McClellan's barber shop will be  called for ou Monday and returned ou Saturday.  O. W.WALKER.  Windsor Hotel  Corner Columbia & Begbie, Sts.  NEW WESTMINSTER  Sample rooms for commercial travelers. Ceil  trally situated in business portion of the -city  Accommodation and dining room -first class. Convenient to tramway terminus and C P R depot  and steamboats. Rates $i, $1.25 aud $1.50.  A. VACHON,      ....      Proprietor  Hotel Colonial  J. E. INSLEY, Prop.  Rates, $1.50 and }2.oo per day.  Special   attention given   to Commercial  Travellers.  Cor. McKenzie and Clarkson Sts.  New Westminster, B. C.  Clarington Hotel  South Westminster, B C  Strictly first class accommodation.    Oood stab*  ling.   Careful attention Riven to horses.  J WISE, Prop.  Hotel Leland  R. Dowswell, Prop.  Vancouver, B. C.  One block from C. P. R. Depot and Steamboat  wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled.  Rates, $1.50 to }j per day.  Cor. .Granville and HastingsSts.   -   -   -   Tel. 14.  Surrey Hotel,  60UTH WESTMINSTER, B. C.  Mrs. K. George,  Propriktress.  Newly furnished throughout.   First c'ass accom  modation.   Choice liquors and cigars.  Oood stabling in attendance.  NOTICE,  Chinatown we learn has tot a  monopoly on the gambling going  pn in this section.  CATHOLIC  Reverend Father Edm. Peytavin,  0. M. I. Services first and third  Sunday of each month at 10:30 a m.  METHODIST.  Services next Lord's Day at 11  a.m. and 7 p.m.  Sabbath School at 2 p m every  Sunday.      I'rayer   meeting   every  Wednesday evening at 7.30 p m.  A N  Miller, pastor  . ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN .  Services next Lord's Day at 3 p.m  Sabbath School  at 2 p m     Midweek meeting on Thursday evening  at 7:30 o'clock    -  Thomas Oswald, minister.  -T*F.NDKRS will he received by the I'elta Municipal Council, up till noon, Friday, February 20th, for the purchase of J. ,200 Dyking  Bonds. For further particulars 1 pply to the  undersigned. N. A. Mc! . ARMID,  Ladner, January 27th, 1903. C M. C  A despatch Iti ni the state of  Washington says : The Senate has  passed a Hou;.: Bi declaring the  conducting o," gamb. g to be ka felony in that stale.  NOTICE.  The   Victoria  Tetminal   Railway  and Feny Company.  Notice Is hereby given that tlie Victoria Terminal Railway and Kerry Company has this  3rd day of February, A. I)., 1903, deposited in the  Land Registery Onice at the City of New Westminster, 11. C.the map or plan and book of reference of tlie third section of the Com pany-s undertaking from Tort Guicnon, near theniouthof  the Fraser River, to Cloverdale, and through the  Municipalities uf Helta and Surr.y iu the district  of New Westminster.  Dated this 3rd day of February, 1903.  JAMES JEFFREY,  .'ecretary.  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  NOTICE.  Vancouver, Westminster, and Yukon Railway Company.  NOTICE is hereby given that ou Thursday.  13th day of March, 1903; at the City of Ottawa, application will be made to the Governor  in Cotincl to sanction an agreement for the purchase by this company of certain o'the assets of  tlie Vancouver, Westminster. Northern and Yu-  koii Railway Company ;  And notice is hereby given that all persons  Interested in such application may then and  there appear and be heard on such application.  Dated at Vancouver, B. C. this 3rd day of  January, HJ03.  JAMES JF.FFREY,  Seeretary.  Ill  (Westminster Branch)  Time Tabic  Cars leave Westminster for Vancouver at« a.m.  and hourly thereafter until .. p. m.; Saturdays  and Sundays at 10 p.m.  Cars leave Vancouver for V estminsters at 7  a. m. and hourly thereafter until 10 p. in.; Saturdays and Sundays at 11 p.m.  FREIGHT CARS.  We run Brat-etas! freight cam between Westminster nnd Vuncouver and all shipments are  handled with the utmost eare and delivered to  consignee without delay. Special attention paid  to fruit shipments. Our wagons u:eet all boats  and tr.iins.   For rates, etc. apply to  D. A. SHILES, F. R. <U.OVER,  Traffic Mgr. Local Mer.  Westminster, B. C.  <—■■?■■»<- ■:'«■:'»*&;«■.;-..♦:♦—;«_$♦     ,*$.  T  I  The  Delta  News  THE PEOPLES' POPULAR PAPER  To increase ybur Business insert an .ad. in The Delta  News, it reaches every household in Delta Municipality.  It contains all the Local happenings of the village and  district and no businees firm  should neglect to have an ad.  in it.  f  J  T  V  t »,  ■ira 111  1  Job Printing  of all kinds done neatly and  at reasonable prices. If you  want anything in the printing  line you ean get it at The  Delta News office. Leave  your order and it will be attended to*  Butter Makers  Secure your parchment at The  Delta Newfc office.  This stock  of | paper is the best in the  ^, province.     You   can   get   it  either printed or plain. When  you need butter paper call or  send to this office.  <»■  tbe Delta Hews, Ladner  ♦»»■<■ t'»'«'<r"»«0"e"> » »>■> »<!>.■ ■» ■ » + I »l »)»f ■$»»■ + .+H+.  •*•♦_  •' ■•'•<  •_'   -»•      .-,* -  .4 SHE DELTA NiiWS. SATURDAY,  IOC  fc  1  I  r teresting Debate at the  Presbytery Meeting at  l_€velstoke Last Week.  Favorable to Union.  The Kootenay Mail, Revehtoke,  ,_ays: At close of Presbytery meeting here last week Rev. D. G.  Cambell considered they should  place themselves (Oii record with  ■regard to Other branches of tl e  church. TIie|nu_ber| of different  branches of the protectant ekurch  in Cat i ad a was a matter pf r- et.  All these divisions wer. ?pi< to  - the country and to its lite ;r..' . d  no business to be there at all. He  intended to work to remove tl cse  ■difference's as far as ccvujd be re-  tnoved-. 'These divisions wtre  largely a toatter :vot .hereditary; jre~  judice. It-_ad been said there w a.  no reason why they could .not utile  the Methodist, Presbyterian, a- d  Congregational churches. He did  not see why they should not include the Episcopal. He was in  sympathy with Episcopal church.  He had no scruples against submission to the government qf a bishop.  'The jfetho st I-Tpiscoral church o1  the United States was governed by  Tiishopv and the best on the cot tin-  «nt. Inltheir ovra church they had  all shades of belief. Their 'church  government required fievision.  Their sta dards were out of date.  Take the Confession of Faith and  put it honorably and reverently on  the s-.hv- (laughter). Their'cater  chism had gone out of nearly 111  their schools. It would be a great  benefit t the Presbyterian c'.l i ich  to have ii_w catechism. T e < if-  fetent churches should combine to  devise a sysfemqurider which Hey  could work together. He [wanted  to see tie Protestant chur«--!-<s  brought itto|one great organisation,  so thev might hold this whole land jiat duck- The groom is known as  inthecrurch and in  the  rrnn,c 0-fhni.up-to-date loafer, E;n    has  been  the ':ead of the church.,  MANGE AMONG riORSEs.  Prof. R. A. Craig, ofthe Indiana  experiment station, in a rress bulletin on mange, or T< xas itch  among horses, says:  This is a disease of hor-es corresponding to scab among sheep. It  has been reported occasionally t'ur-  ing the past year from various  part6 of the state. The majority of  these reports have slow the disease ts be in western I orses recently brought to the state and in  natives that have contracted the  trouble from them.  The disease is due to a a small  parasite, or itch mite, that effects  horses only, and the disease s  spread by the animals coming in  contact or by being pi ced in  stables where effected animals have  been, or from using harness of blankets that have been used on dis-  -eased animals.  i  The earliest symptom is the intense itching as shown \ the im-  imal rubbing against tie-, '.<• res,  sides of the stall, or biting the part.  Blanketing the animal increases the  irritation. The affectation usually  begins with some small patch nnd  gradually extends over • the body.  If the skin be examined carefully it  Will be found to be reddened; there  will be numerous small elevations  like pimples and the hair will show  matting. Crusts form, the hair  talis out, leaving large dry patches.  In extensive infection, the skin becomes thickened and remarkably  rigid* The animals lose flesh and  become generally debilitated and  some may die.  The disease responds to treatment very promptly. Strong solutions ;of; any of the sheep dips,  especially the creolin like or coal tar  preparations as zenoleum or chlor-  onaptholeu n, or the tobacco extracts, will soon arrest ir. The  washing should be thorough and  repeated once a w.ek until well.  The harness, stalls, etc., will need  to be washed with a similar solution to .pfeVent "reinfection.  SAFE TRAVELLING.  Not a single passenger was killed  on a Britis h railway in iqoi. In  the United States the number of  passengers killed in that year was  2t. T year was not at exceptional one,.either. The loss of life  on'British-railways is always small  compared with what it is in America.. Efficiency seem- to be the  point aimed at there, rather than  immediate profits. It would be  well for t e United ^'ates and Canadian railways to cease sneering at  wha't they call the slow-going  methods of the Old Country, and  adopt the working system which  has acco.iip,i-he such results in  li    savin.   I er. .-S.ratf.ii    ieaor.  HIS THRI  "Do you know, colonel," said  the beautitul grass widow, "that I  had a strange thrill the first time  you and I met."  "So d I," . ans'.v -ed. "It  was just like one had i .-.hen  a     c   toke  ■ >i   ot    tv    r   I  was sopping. I was on the tenth  floor and ran to the window to see  if there was fir ca ;■. There  wasn't " —Cftieai o Record-HeraId,  Agent fcr Wire Fencing.  Gates made to order.  Laefner  E.G.  FOR BALE.  3 Berkihire Sows ir p K to reg-istere 1 Berkshire  Boar) o farrow in Aitrcli an. Apr ; also a quantity of Mixt" Clo'-er seer", u <i i three-year old  "Capu" coit (611y), of good app i ranee and  promises to be speedy ; cheap for cash. Apply  t" JOHN PERRAM.  4*  Delta Transfer Stable  LADNER, B. C.  SINGLE AND DOUBLE RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES  ON SHORT NOTICE  Team Work Bone ai Specialty Low Prises.  *  *  i  LOST.  A wild prairie cow, sfn-ckled, si raved from the  Imperial Farm corral, Thursday afternoon, last  seen the stum- evening near I.nV.ner, Also be  tween l.ndn.r arid Serpentine river, out* black  and wt.ite, and one red cow with one horn. Any  person having any information of said animal  pl-us- notify the undersigned, who will pay any  C08ta, A. C. L0RKN2KN.  Ni.i m;Ule, New Westminster.  TEEUNG THE TRUTH.  It is said that an .clitor recently  announced that for just one issue  he would tell the truth, the whole  truth, riaked and unvarnished.  Here is. one from that issue.  "Married.—I£iss»SyI.via Smith to  James'Carnation, last Saturday, at  the baptist parsonage." The bride-  is "a very ordinary girl about town,  who.doesn't know any more than  _ r3-bit _bout cooking, and never  helped her poor mother three days  iiti he'r life. She is not a beauty by  :i Tbng shot,'and has      ;. a     like ;i  Our repoetei  shop the other  by the boss a I  boy like this:  a- in the butcher  !n.i and was startled  essing the delivery  'Gel a move on you,  be lively. Break the bones in Dad  Roger's chops; p-tt Nige Fulton's  ribs i ■ your biske', an say, here  is MerWin's liver that e left on the  counter yesterda : and take Buck-  nuin's feet out of pickle and deliver  right off." "All right, sir,''' replied the boy, "just as quick as I  saw Pete Blackmer's legs off."—  Peterson Patriot.  Rev. Stewart said union wa> the  only solution-bf the church in the  .■West, but he _id not see how they  could come to an agreement with  the Episcopal 'church. There were  tio obstacles to th. union of Metb-  cdists and Congregationalists. J(  they would devote their attention  to this question he believed in five  to ten years they would not hear  the word ."Methodist'' or "Presbyterian." He would like to see the  tttind ofthe Presbytery brought before the chief court of the church.  Rev. Whyte agreed'heartily with  •what Rev. jCamb^'/said,., In Peach-  land they bad four or five diferent  •denominatians, but they bad combined in one society.  Rev. Cra^v said the majority of  people and ministers of the west  favored the views' expressed, but  the .majority of members ,of lhe  General Assembly did not see it as  they saw it.  On motion of R.v. Muir, it was  resolved that Presbytery record itself in favor of union of various  branches ofthe prttfestant church,  aud that a committee be appointed  'to report the next __eting. The  Moderator, and P'ejjk"" "Ctembell,  ^Stewart and Craw •a^poiririd ^cotn-  iWNee.- '■  living off his mother Jl his life,  and don't amount to anything nohow. They will have a tough time  of it, and we'withhold congratulations, for we don't believe any good  can corns from such a marriage."  LETTER SACK       BBED.  The Vancouver pro incia' police  have a robbery cat- iti hand of  rather important dimensions. -The  registered letter bag from Va'h An-  da camp en route t > t e Vancouver  post office on February 11, has disappeared. The thieft was only  discovered-.Thur^dav ns.t. The  registered letter '-ac:c-\'-a» put inside a sack of papers, the large sack  was opened with a key, and the  registered- letter -sack -taken out and  the large sacK locked up again.  There was between $900 and $ 1000  in cash in the registered letter bag.  ,   ,r   {   CUSTOMS RECEIPTS.      ,  1.'Creels we' a little slippery  in some places. An incident which  occurred lhe other day has been reported as follows, by our sporting  editor:. "A maiden fair, with sun-  kissed hair, came tripping down  the street, her face serene, her age  eighteen; gee whiz! but she was  sweet. On the side walk slick, she  came down quick, with a jolt that  shook 'her curls; but the words she  used, lrrirst be excused—she's one  of our-nicest girls."  PROCLAMATION.  HENRI  G.  JOLY  de  LOTB1NIERE,  .   .    CANADA.  OV'JNCE   0-P  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  I ■-   Mill  VII..  by the grace of G'W, of  lie   United  Kingdom  of  Great  Britain  and  nt Ireland and of the British Do-  utnions beyond the Seas. King, Defended of the Faith, etc., etc,, etc.  ■j Our Faithful the Members elected to  serve in the Legislative,-Assembly o!  Our Province cf British Columbia, ai  Our City of Victoria,—Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  A.   MacLEAN,  -eputy Attorney-General.  Whereas we are desirous and   resolvsd,  s soon as may  be, to meet Our People  -f Our Province of British Columbia, and  0 have tneir advice In Our Legislature:  NOW KNOW YE, that for divers causes   and   considerations,  and   taking  into  consideration   the   ease   and  convenience  if Our loving subjects. We have thought  f:t,  and  with  the advice of Our Executive Council, to hereby convoke, and by  hese presents, enjoin you, and   each   of  you,  that on Thursday, the   2nd   day of  A;irit       one  thousand   nine hundred   anc  hree,  to  meet Us  In Our Said  Legislature or Parliament of Our said Province  it Our City of Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH  OF BL..INESS,    to    treat,    do,  act    and    conclude    upon   those    things  which our Legislature of the Province of  : ritlsh Columbia, by the Common Council   of   Our   said   Provinc-9   may,   by   the  'avor of God, be ordained.  TN TESTIMONY WHEREOF,   We   have  caused   these,  Our  Letters to be made  Patent and the Great Seal of Our said  Province to be hereunto affixed.  WITNESS,   the  Honorable    SIR  HENRI GUSTAVE JOLY de LOT'HINIERE,  K.C.M.G.,   Lieutenant-Governor  nf Our  said  Province  of  British   Columbia,  at  Our Government House, In Our City of  Victoria, in Our said Province, this thirteenth day of February, in the year of  Our   Lord   jne   thousand   'nine   hundred  and three, and in the liiti'd year of Qui  Reign.  By command.  A. CAMPBELL ft'EDDIE,  Deputy Provincial Seereta'.-y.  JOSEPH JORDAN, Proprietor.  Telephone "Ladner" Mo. 10. I  $35,Q®t  WORTH  OF  MO$™&%ss Hardware  BY FIRE AND WA TER U m &*'*   *" WW ***   W9  WILL BE SOLD ChEAP FOR CASH.  Don't miss this opportunity of getting useful tools,'etc., at a fraction of usual price.  If you want first class work  SEND YOUR LAUNDRY TO THE    f  New Method, Steam Lauriiirir  NEW   WESTMINSTER, ■   -i  IV* 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.  ill  111  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 westinster, b. c.  j*. o. box at,  a     ra Ir; - >maw'iat guarded  in   charac';-r,   in   a   United   States  niedica' piper hints that the library  giving 0   Mr. Carnegie is  merer t  monom'    fa,   and   notes    that  founds up. hospitals or   ii-sttt-i:  which would ii >v1 .  Ifitbeso, those phicas   . .. ii  11   .  "hav., accepte    hi*   benevolence'"  will  hardly     o!    y'v     attsfacti<ni  on  li ,   •>'■ • ■• -  m  _ee  3009 WESTMINSTER ROAD.  and Ornamental  tes,   Roses, Bulbs  nd Rhododendrons.  E GROWN AND IMPORTED .   .  t> EIELD AND FLOWER SEEDS.  I ves and  A large numbe? 0f privat'.- indi-  vidha's residing in the Kootenays,  and ea-tern Canada, have staked  large areas of .oal land on the gov-  erh_ent reserve, tendered their license money to tbe government,  in each  iind cases, their appli-  cttio and money av been refused by the Commissioner of Lands  and Works.  i Singn son> of breakaSt    ods,  De--y.ii-at.--   chips,  MatJ .   !.!,,:.  s pf sa.<r , list.  P Is   out eager lips:  We leu ;. otperi'mciting  W      miyel kind- of forage,  And come to the conclusion  Oatmeal was meant for porridge,  • Wholesale  and Retail.  .amir- our stock and make your sel-  Spriut;-planting. CATALOG FREE.  M.  J.   HENRY,  Vancouver - - B. C.  Cull  __tfo  |JM II ffl™ _ffBS_|  { J. HENLEY   f  1 • ._  f  The customs revenue of the Dominion for the eight months ofthe  fiscal year ending on February 2SU1  was $23,431,042, an increase of  $2,758,832. over the  eight   months  Mrs. Crawford—"She married a  carpenter." Mrs. Crabson—"Is'nt  that just lovely ! Now she can  have shelves put up whenever she  wishes, without having to ask the  landlord over and over again."  fill! Gas  i her M  All kinds of nice pretty things.  Special inducements to Sunday  Schools and other committees and  •dfge I uyers generally.  Don't forget the place.  -■!:.. ckay&Southon  ly got wise awi turned out the light, j c..iini,w;i stri-tt, - new WB8ti_N8TER,iKC  "Papa says I niusn't see you any  more,"   said   the   blushjng   youtts  •>   NEW WESTMINSTER,  ♦•« Manufacturers of all -_inds ol  i.  B. C.  T  PLAIN TALK.  We are able to back up every  assertion we make. We stand  ready to furnish you the best of  everything in the J-i 1-.K.Y line,  Just as we say we will.  We also have better facilities  hauling and handling freight  than any others in this vicinity.  When in need of a first-class livery rig call on us.  . . Fashion StaMes . .  Wm. Alexander*  Proi__$_or.  'Phone. 20. I.ad.ier, B. C.  G<z£ier:t§ Blacksmith  Ladner, B. C.  First class  work.  Horseshoiug  a specialty.  G. R m Co.  TIML TABLE  fl  I  wmffl ill  Across America.  A solid vestibuled train daily in  each direction.  ."   Leaves U'stmitnter, 10 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.  \KW  WE87JM! \STJil!-STr:yEPTON  K.OUTE.  teamei' 3_n_if6r, lea-ves Now West-  minsti-l- at '2 p.m . tlajjlf, e,_fpt  Suiid.y. ] onves Stuvpston Jion-  day, 7 a.m., Friday (i a.m. Snt-ur-  day-, I'uesduy, Wednesday, Thurs'i-.  day. fi p.m., calling at Kniscr River r&ndiiij'-s detwebn New W_tm_?  stel- and Steveston.  VICT0K1A NEW WESTMINSt__  KOUTE,  ..?.. Prinoeas Louise leaves Victoria  Tuesrvlays and Fridays at 7 a.iu.  Leaves New Westminster Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 a. ni.,  calling at Alnyne, Stove-ton and  Ftuohon.  .NEW  TO RENT.  oda Wa$er, Ginger  k    Ale and-Summer  I Drinks.  jt      Ycur pa_piiage solicited  i6f the previous year. For the. djirhsel to the sweet nnfle fhinjf hi j  _6nthi the collections were ^2,631,- thecosy cornet-, and he immediate-]  11,76, -an increase of $339^^4.  WESTMJNS'J'EK-CHifLLIWACK  KQUTE.  S.S.   Beaver  leaves  New   Westminster  Mondays,    Wednesdays ' and     Fridays at S a.m.    Leaves fjl'iilliwaok  Tuesdays,   Thursdays   and Saturdays  at 7 a.m., callinu  ut Eraser  Kiver ,  landings     between     New  Ten Acres of land on the Slough |        Westminster and Chilliwack.  VICTORIA-VANCOUVER ROUTE.  S.S. Charmer leaves Victoria daily _t  1 a.m.    S.S.  Charmer leaves Vancouver daily at J:15 p.m.  I   All   steamers  from   Vancouver   sai!  j from 0.1'. K. wharf.    The Company reserves   the   right    ol   changing   timd  talile at  any  time   without   notifica-.  Road.     4   Acres   in   fruit   trees.  Apply at the Delta News Office.  NOTICE.  MOTICE is hereby given that I intent! to fliply I (,;on.  to the BoarJ or Licensing Colninlsstonerfl of      Vn'r  Delta Wuuicipility, at their next meeting, for a  Liquor License lor the Dallas Hotel.  JAS. W. WKLMl.  Ladner, B. C, Feb. StB, MCa, .    .  To Intellgent Business  Men and Farmers:  full particulars as to time,  I rates, etc., apply to nearest agent, or  I to  JAMES SCLATER,  Vancouver   Depot   and   428   Hasling's  street, or to  J. W. TROUP, E. J. COV'LE,  Manager, Asst. Cen. P__ Ajrfc,  vlctbria. Vanfco-vwi  Insure your Stocks, Houses and  Barns in the Anglo-American and  Equity Firk Insurance Companies. We are not in the Insurance  Trust, aud can positively save y,.,u  money.    Call or write foi rates.  W.A.L Mceod,  DISTRICT AGENT.  Office: Burr Block, Columbia street,  'Phone 6j.       New Westminster  k __.__._.. ■»  The Delta News  One Dollar a Year.  Advertise in The NEWS THE DELTA NEWS, SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1903.  hoc Ah isrwa  ft -       ■     •>'  'iiit h-c t^.j'.<. v  •'"*  '  Mrs. Me^eeb* is visiting at  .foria.  Vic-  ' H. Macklin returned from Victoria, Tuesday, after'a several days  Visit.  ..' W. IJ. Wilson has been asuffer-  ;%ft frotn lagrjpp* during the past  Bart Beadleston,-of Point Roberts, made a flying trip to Ladner  this week.  Miss McRae, oP-Seattle, is visiting frith'Mr, and Mrs, J. F. Stainton. v  Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Watson spent  several days in Vancouver during  the past week.  Rev. J. H. Glassford spent a few  „»ys in the Delta this week, visit-  Jug friends.  lit. Philips arrived in town on  Thursday, and is visiting his  daughter, Mrs. W. Haddou.  Paul Swenson leaves Sweden this  'Week for the Delta, after a few  nonths visit at his old home.  The home of Thomas Foster was  gladdened by the arrival, On Tuesday evening, of a son and heir.  Rev. Robt. Coventry, of Vancouver, will hold services in the  Baptist church Sunday evening.  Dr. and Mrs. A. de R. Taylor  moved into their new abode, "Moor  £nd" in the East Delta, Tuesday.  MM.-J- Kirkl»nd, who is visiting  in Cidifornia, ia verv much improved in health.  Reeve Ladner went to Victoria,  Tuesday, to attend the meeting of  the Farmers' Institute.  Malcolm Reid left the first of the  week for Barkerville, where he will  take charge of the public school.  Mrs. Giffin, who has been visiting with Mrs. Lanning, returned to  her home in Victoria, Wednesday;  A workman on the railway at  Port Guichon had his foot smashed  this week, which Will lay him up  for a few weeks.  Spring Goods:  We have been kept-busy tbe last week opening up  Spring Footwear. Our Stock is now complete and  persons wishing to have tbe latest as well as tbe best  wearing shoes 'shoa-leVnot fail to buy their next pair  from  w. e. Sinclair, LeaolDQ Shoe Store 01 New Wesimlnsier  =»■=  ,1  II !■__«_ __  ■ I—1-   ____fc  ••••••••••••••#•••••»• •••••••••••••••••••••_  NOTICE.  A Meeting ofthe Delta Wcenslng Board will  be held in the Council Chambers, Ladner, B. C,  on Wednesday, March nth, 19-13, at 3:3a p. m.  W. H. LADNBR,  Reave.  FOR SALE.  j Berkshire Bows in pig to registered Berkshire  Boar, to farrow in March and April; also n quant  tity of Mixed Clover Seed, and 1 three-year old  "Capri" colt (filly), of good appearance and  promises to be speedy; cheap for cash. Apply  to JOHN PERRAM.  Adam Axleson left last week for  the Standard Cannery on Skeena  river, where he will be engaged  during the fishing season.  Councilor Wm. Arthur, who is  confined in the general hospital,  Vancouver, with an abcess in his  head, has not been operated on as  yet but which operation will take  place next week.  La grippe is still holding forth in  lhe Delta, a large number being  .confined to their homes through it.  The ping-pong tournament has  again been postponed, owing to the  absence and sickness of some of the  -players.  Miss Olga Kirkland entertained  a number .of her young friends to a  birthday party at her parents resilience *o-4ay.  The steamer Yosemite is the vessel which the C. P. N. Co., will  likely place on the Westminster-  Victoria run, to help carry the large  quantity of freight which has accumulated on the docks.  T. W. Paterson, M. P. P. for  North Victoria, arrived on Thursday's boat, to visit his large farm  interests here.  Mr. and Mrs. John Honeyman,  and family, this week, moved from  Gulfside to their new home, ' 'Lin-  dores," in the east end.  Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Rich, and  .daughter, left the first of the week  lor Victoria, where Mrs. and Miss  Rich will remain several weeks.  Miss Muriel Green accompanied  them.  Miss Whitehead, who has been  in Ladner several times during the  past year as professional nurse, has  been given charge of the maternity  ward. jjn. the Royal Columbian hospital at Westminster.  The band concert, which was to  have been held on March 17th,. has  been postponed for a week or so on  account of the illness of several  members. The boys are making  arrangements for a concert and  dance at Steveston the early part of  April.  A fishing party composed of H.  J. Hutcherson, W. McCrea, W. H.  Smith, A. Clausen, W. A. Kirkland and A. Oliver, spent Thursday on the Nicomekle and succeeded in landing about ninety trout, the  largest .weighing two and a half  pounds. The Delta News received  a portion ofthe catch.   Thanks.  Look out for McBrides ad. next  week.  If you  Fales' ad,  want   wall   paper, read  Mr. and Mrs- George Thompson,  of Dakota, who has been visiting  ■with Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Kirkland  for the past week, left this week  for their home. Mr. Thompson is a  railway man of that state, taking  his holidays, and is a cousin of Mrs.  Kirkland.  The time table of the Great  fforthern line between Westminster  and,Seattle has been changed slightly. Tbe express now leaves the  ^ound ,dfy twenty minutes later in  the morning and arrives ten minutes earlier. This cuts a- half-hour  fit tke running time.  From personal experience we can  recommend you a cure for la  grippe.    F. J. MacKenzie.  Sinclair's boot and shoe store  has just got in a new consignment  of goods.    Read their ad.  We can supply you with sponges  from 5cis. to $1.00 Carriage  sponges a specialty, at the Drug  Store.  WALL PAPER  Here we have the best things in Wall Paper  the best designs, the best coloring. Whatevei  you may Want we offer you in the most attractive and sutisfaciory patterns. All of our stock  is bought with a view to putting first grade  paper into your homes.  Wc are pleased to call your attention to the  low prices we are selling them at. The finest  effects are here in abundance. Your home, however, particular >ou may be to have it papered in  just the right style wjll be resplendent with best  effects when you choose from our stock.  W. E. FALES,  House Furnisher and Undertaker  NEW WBSTMINSTER  Celebrate O  Heintz  PICKLES  AND  CATSUP  BOOTS  &  SHOES  FOR   BARGAINS  IN    THESE     GOODS  CAU  ON  DRYGOODS  GENT'S  FURNISHINGS  W. L ncRRIDE  PORT GUICHON,. B. C.  n  Naval Oranges  and Bananas.  —AT THE—  CITY BAKERY  \ ROBERT MAY  Ladner,    -    B. C.  r  lUIIRA  TINSMITHING  and REPAIRING  J Heaters lined and stoves set up.  t Agent foi  5 The   Gurney  Foundry   Coy's. |  Oxford Stoves and Ranges.  The best on the market.  I. O. 0. F.  Annual Ball  Delta Lodge No. 21  TO  BE HELD AT  Town Hall,Ladner  H. N. RICH,  LADNER, B. C.  Notary Public, Auctioneer,  \\. Estate and Insurance Agent.  $20,000 to advance  Mortgages.  9  9  Tl  9  •  ©"  o  O  A  «GROCERIES  I  a  ©  -ft  Phone 5  *  CHOICE  COME  AND  INSPECT  THESE GOODS  SATISFACTION  GUARANTEED  BEST  BRANDS  FLOUR  OF*  •  * A N_W LINE OF :    -  J    LADIES BLOUSES        LADIES SAILORS  J     LADIES SKIRTS LADIES WHITE UNDERWEAR  I .     AND STAPLE DRYGOODS  4-   FRESH >: GROCERIES':-: EVERY :-: WEEK  I   ft. Sfiutcbemn's  ♦^•H~M++*+-K*+-M>*^^4^t*-^-M-1  r*4-H  "Slater Shoes" for Men  on  Purchasing: Agent  Brackmnn-Kcr Milling Co. Ltd.  ON  Harpur's  Orchestra  will  be In attendance.  Grand march commencing at 8:  30 p. m.   Committee: ■ ...  F. J. Mackenzie,  W. A. Kirkland,  A. Parmiter.  Call at the drug store and get  something for that hacking cough.  White Pine Syrup, Bark's Pastiles,  Frog in Your Throat, Perfect La  Grippe Cure, etc., etc.  f be (Grand Lodge of the Ancient  /Order pf fjnited Werkmen of British Gofcnijbia will meet in Westminster,on jj^arch 11th, wbea over  50 delegates front .various parts of  ithe province wiH;ba Jn attendance.  W. EL Smith, ©f Ltdaer, will rep  jesent Delta Lodge  For sale at cost, a number of  heating stoves and bicycles at  8tainton's. Have got to be sold to  make room for spring goods. A  chance to get a bargain.  HIITS NURSERIES  3009 WESTMINSTER ROAD.  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Roses, Bulbs  and Rhododendrons.  . . BOME GROWN AND IMPORTED .  .  GARDEN FIELD AND FLOWER SEEDS.  Bee Hives and .•■••■»■>-  Supplies.   .   .   . Wholesale  and Retail.  Call and examine our stock and make your selection for Spring planting. CATALOG FREE.  FOR SALE.  In the Village of Ladner.  House and barn, also House and  about an acre of land  and twenty-  five hives of bees.   .Easy terms.  ( For particulars apply to  Mrs. Wm. Woodward,  )  /'li  i Vancouver, B. C.  1*065 Burnaby St,  r Having taken the^P"  Agency for the    _r  TEA GO.  Heretofore carried on by J. J. Monkman, Tarn  now prepared to fill all orders for those  High Class Teas, Coffee, etc.  Butter & Eggs taken in Exchange  W. Livingston, Ladner.  We have ust put in Stock another shipment of the  celebrated Slater Shoes. There is nothing in the shape  of a foot that we cannot fit. Slater's are made in Fourteen  different Shapes and Five widths so Mr. Slimfoot and Mr*  Broadfoot just come along and __ will guarantee to fit you.  Sole Agents for New Westminster  WM. JOHNSTON, ft M fl« flODSt. ffit Mil  I  We are Selling  Baling Wire and Ties at Cost  Creamers, Lanterns, Tin Pails, Washboards, Lamp and  Lantern Chimneys, etc. etc.  Bargain Prices :   Also a few Kitchen Stoves left at prices  from $7.50 to $26.25 each.  17. F. ANDERSON A CO  Corner Front and 6tb Street*, NEW WBSTMINSTER, B. C.  Just arrived a complete stock  Yegetable^ Flower, Field and Garden  Seed.   Seed Grain of all kinds.    ;  Grass and Clover Seed  ______  Brackman-Ker Milling Co.  New Westminster, B. C.  McRAE&Co  M.  J.  Vancouver  HENRY,  B. c.  Advertise in The NEWS  NEW WESTHINSTER, B. C.  A full line of English and Irish  Tweeds and Fancy Trouserings  always kept in stock. -  No. !_.  /  For the Lenten Season.  Fresh salmon, fresh halibut, fresh  cod at McBride',?, Port Guichon.  Delivered Tuesdays and Fridays,  on"'arrival'' of f<iVi„Oria' steaptejr.  Leave your orders -early.  INSURE YOUR PROPERTY   with   F. J- Hart &GO.  New Westminster, B. O.  The Leading Insurance Agenoy  -   Money to Loan   -  WALL PAPER  -AT-  FmMos' Furniture Store  New Westminster,  B.C,  <■■■.»«*» a ++%-~A~A , » . »>» . » ■ ..■».*»»» .» «♦■»»» ■ »■»■■»»■»  !  NEW SPRING SrflRTS  IN STARTCHED AND SOFT FRONTS  At 90.* itoo, 1.25, and 1.50  Tan Color and Grey Color are the two New Shades.  J. E. PHILLIPS  .709-711 Columbia Street   ;-;     New tye__nin_t.r,  '"flrt-  _trt_i<'. * •»'  rffir-'.  TRW.:,  m  ,*m

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