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 Volume 7
Consider Case ot Scott Road School
���Teachers Appointed for
Next  Term.
$1.00 A YEAR
The Delta School Board have authorized Chairman Wright to interview the superintendent of Education in the matter of keeping open
the school on the Scott road. The
matter came up at the meeting of
the board on Saturday, when a communication from the education department was read. It is the con-
tention of the Delta Board that this
school should be continued or an-
other school opened in that vicinity
to enable upwards of nineteen pupils
i , attend.
The following teachers have been
appointed: Mr. W. Houston, principal, Ladner school; Mr. A. E. Sherman, first assistant, Ladner; Miss
May Kittson, Inverholme; Miss S.
Higglns, Westham Island; Miss M,
Archibald, Crescent Island; Miss
Pierre,  Boundary  Bay.
The resignation or E. [.. Powell
from Canoe Pass school wm accepted.
The usual salaries and accounts
wen- passed.
Messr. McCallan and Price were
empowered to attend to the matter
of building new toilets and a septic
tank at Canoe Pass school.
Man    Who      Introduced    Canadian
Wheat    in Japan   Visits
Mr. and Mrs. D. Anderson were
guests for the last week end with
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Grant. Mr. Anderson is well known In the East,
having been connected with the government experimental farm at Ottawa. For the last eleven years he
has been prominent on the staff of
the Canadian exhibit In Japan, he
being the first to Introduce Canadian
wheat into the Japanese market. It
was necessary to distribute the
bread free for some time In order to
cultivate a taste for It among the
natives, who afterwards aquired
such a liking for it that police protection was needed to avoid trouble
when the hour of distributing waa
at hand. This was the means of
opening the Canadian market for
wheat In that part of the Orient,
which Is now one of the most profitable places that Canada Imports
wheat to. Mr. Anderaon was also at
the exhibition held in London at
the time of the Coronation, having
just returned after two years
abroad in connection with this work.
They are now on their way to the
exhibition at San Francisco In
I''Iii, and will hnve charge of the
' uiaillan exhibit there.
IV, ('. T. U. Receive Reports or Delegates to the Victoria
A regular meeting of the W. C. T.
1 was held at Mrs. Lnnnlng's delightful camp at Grauer's Beach. A
large number of regular members
''ere present. The first part of the
meeting was devoted entirely t.i
Tlie advisability of having a pub-
He playground for the children of
Ladner was fully discussed ami approved by all. This has been a
Brest benefit In larger towns, and
there Is no reason why a smaller
town should not also have one. It
was suggested to ask the Ladner
Estate to donate a piece of property
suitable, as the grounds will In all
probability be named after the town.
Mrs. Ladner, with Mrs. I). B.
���'"ant, gnve an account of the Victoria convention, she quoted from
'he report of Mrs. Irvine, or Nanaimo on anll-narcotlcs. She also told
*'hat Mr. Eaton, a returned mission-
��ry from Calcutta, said about the
difficulty he had encountered In
"'���King l.o bring Into the I'nlted
,;""s  two young  Hindu  widows to
' dncated as toachers.      Mrs. f.ad-
"cr told the meeting many Interesting  facts  about   child   wives   In   In-
I of which  Mr.  Eaton gave an ac-
"iint.     The   delegates   were  enter-
1 allied In Victoria by various church-
''���'��� "nd societies, enjoying their trip.
After the address by Mrs. Ladner
;i very sumptuous tea was served by
Mrs, Lanning. A few of tho mem-
!"is went bathing, nnd the others
'"joyed the pleasures afforded by
���he sandB nnd cool walks In the
New Westminster Man Pleads Guilty   By Defeating Richmond Island Bovs Two Women With Baby Jump From Citizens and
*""' "   Rig    as     Horse    Runs ' *: " "*
and Claims That He Had to
Go Fast.
Capture the Trophy���Clubs
Residents    Will Have   Swamp   the   Delta   Labor   Market���
'('oo*.    Roads    Day"    on Work for Half What the White
Saturday. mun Will ami Board Selves
A case was tried ln the local police       in the last    league    <**ame of the       Mrs. Kelly Klinkheimer with the      rile residents    of Boundary    Bay
court   by     Magistrate     McKee,   the  Lower Fraser Valley Lacrosse  \sso-: baby    and    ber  sister,  Miss    Alice |art planning  a  big     "Good     Roads
elation,   Westham     Island   defeated   Thirkle,    narrowly escaped    serious  uf> J��� Saturday next,    July    11.
Richmond by    a score    of 4-3.    By   Injuries  when  driving at  Bomnja'-y* Already  a  goodly  number ot  farm
winning   ahis   game   Westham   gets ! Bay on Sunday, the fault lying in a
the MacKenzie cup. I defective pair of reins, one of which
The game was speedy at the start. ] broke the horse whirling around and
but some roughness developed,  sev-' dashing away in the opposite direc-
complalnant being Mr. R. Kittson
of East Delta, against Mr. Curtis, of
Curtis & Dorgan, New Westminster.
Mr. Kittson claimed Mr. Curtis
passed him on the wrong side of the
road and was speeding, as Mr. Kittson was going just the speed limit,
and in order for Mr. Curtis to pass
it was necessary to exceed the limit.
Mr. Curtis pleaded guilty and was
fined $20 and costs, but stated that
the complainant kept the centre or
the road tor three miles and would
not give up enough ror the defendant
to puss on the right side.
Mr. Kittson, when questioned as
to his reason for not yielding the
road iu order the other machine
could pass, said he did not know-
it was necessary when he was going
as fast as the law allowed. Mr. Kittson was fined $15 and costs for not
giving up part of the road. This was
quite a surprise to the complainant,
who is the proud possessor of a
Ford car while Mr. Curtis' machine
wa.s a seven-passenger Cole.
eral penalties being handed out. The
standing of the league at the close
ot the season  Is:
Won    Lost
Westham       5 1
Richmond       4 2
Ladner       o 6
Atter the game Richmond entered
a protest on account of Westham
playing some new men, which ac-
cording to Richmond were not eligible. A meeting will be held to decide the outcome.
The first quarter ended 2 all.    In
the second quarter Westham sacred
2, the third quarter was a blank. Towards the close of the fourth quarter   Richmond   showed   more   soi ri t. f
hut though their  field play was ex-1
cellent,  they  failed   in  tenn   action)
before the net.    When they did plug)
the Westham  goal, some questioned!
the time, but the rereree allowed it.
Scorers   ror   Westham   were   Coutts
with t��o goals, Smith and W. Tamboline  with one each.    Mr.  T. Gifford  acted as referee, and  Mr.    W.
Warwick as judge or play.    The two
tion.    Miss Thirkle, who was holding
the   baby,   had     presence     ot  mind
Early last week little mounds of
hay sprinkled here and there on the
Delta made their appearance, but
this week things have started in
earnest and many fields are well under way, although some or the more
backward crops will be cut later.
Owing to the hard times the town Is
overrun with haymakers, some of
whom are complaining of not being
ers living in Delta and who make
Boundary Bay their 'play ground,
have volunteered to supply teams for
the day. The municipality is also
expected to help in this respect. The
summer residents will undertake the
enough to Jump while the horse was I business end of shovels and rakes ]able to get work as several of the
turning. Mrs. Klinkheimer jumped |alld the result will be a much better- j farmers are employing Hindus en-
also, and all escaped with but a,ed highway from Laduer to the tirely, shipping them in from near-
few scratches. The dashboard and boundary line. The road will be by towns. The Hindus will work for
shafts and s eat of the rig were improved with clam shell and straw I $1.50 per day and board themselves,
smashed to splinters. The horse was '' which is the most easily available j while the white man wants $2.50
stopped after running about 300 j material and which Is also the best | and board, which is not an unfair
yards. j for  the peculiar  road  making con- I wage considering the work.    This is
_... . ((litions in the district.     On a sandy I throwing  men  willing  to  work  out
WEEKLY MARKET. bottom road a covering    of    straw   of  It,  and   flooding  the  town   with
  loverlald   with   clam   shell   makes  a   i(llR men, who are begging at the dlf-
At  New Westminster Was Featured ; road which is not only excellent ami   fer'*""t  houses  for their  food.    Thia
By Fruits From the Delta���       j smooth, but It Improves witb age and   ls J"81 a sample of the reason  why
Prices Finn. lis   a   bettor   winter  road   than  sum- ithe Hindus on the  Komagata  Maru
-,,���,. . ,    , ..     mer road.      The Whalen estate are iat  Vancouver should not be landed.
Black and red currants from   he !undertaking to supply all the shell ���	
Delta Municipality were one of flu als0       <__��.   and ���*-'��
many features at the Fra,***,- Volley,M (Junn  and  Kamma       Uelta
market held Friday morning July .^|ran.chers, w-*-      supply   t_\   straw.
at    New    Westminster      They sold ' *
The funeral or Earl Dalton Jones,
son or Mr. and  Mrs.  E. Jones,    of
Strawberry  Hill.    East    Delta,  who
led on June  18 at the Royal Columbian   Hospital   at  New     ,.. , ,     ,
ster(  as the result of an accident, !     Richmond���D.     Errington,   goal;
took place on Wednesday. July 1, to|U-  McLean,  point;   E.  Londo.i, bov-
lerpoint;   J.  Blair,  first  defence;     S.
wes-min- teams lined up & follows:
Richmond���D.     Errington,
Eraser   Cemetery.     Rev,   .Mr.   Kerr,
The deceased was born August 1, J
1907, at Sumpter, Oregon, where his
parents lived  previous to coming to!
the Delta.    The little hoy had many
playmates and   friends,  and  Is  gen-
erally  missed  around  the  neighbor-!
hood where he was quite
Gillmore, second detence; H. McDonald, third derence; T. McLean,
centre;  T. McGowan, third home;;   "
very rapidly at 8 to lu cents the
pound. By the crate tb..y ould be
had tor $2 to $2.50. Cherriee from
the same locality were also a good
seller at 5 to 12 1-2 cent sthe pound.
There was a large supply of vege-
These men also intend to be busily
engaged in the work. The roads
approaching the Bay this year are
rougher than they have been for
some time and lt Is hoped that the
residents who have, the betterment
of this condition at heart will turn
His Remarkable Scores at ("lay Pigeon Shoot Gave Him B. O.
Mr. T. H. Oliver again carried off
the British Columbia championship
in the clay pigeon shooting held at
the Richmond traps, under the auspices of the Vancouver Gun Club on
tables, butter    and eggs    from the out wlth thelr slxovelB andrakfcs and   July 1st and  2nd.    Mr. Oliver was
Delta, which was equal to any that
was sold on the large market. Alfl
of the prices remained stationary.
Wholesale  Poultry.
Poultry, live welgh.t  ....16c to 18c
Small chicks, per crate $3.00
make a showing which is in keeping
will the attractiveness of the resort.
It Is surprising what a half hour's
work will do to a bad patch in a
road, and when the efforts of a few
in good form and cracked 4!) birds
out of a possible 50, this event being the third time the honors have
been brought home by the champion.
The trophies were the Allen Cup and
dozen men are united it is surpris-ia sold medal presented by the Her-
McDonald, second home; L. Gilmiire, J Chickens, broilers, per lb. 18c to 20c:ing the amount of work that can be   cules Powder Company
first  home:   H.   McKinney,     outside j Ducks, live weight    13c to 16c
home; R. Grauer, Inside home. I Ducks, small, per doz J2.50
Westham���M.    Palmer, goal;     L. Retail Poultry.
i favorite ! Tamboline,   point;   J.    Trim,   cover-1 Spring chickens, dressed, 25c to 30c
Flowers were sent   from the follow-! jl0'"1:     J-  S,av,aB,e.  first defence;   II
Ing friends- J Trim, second defence;  A. McDonald
done. The party will meet at tho
boundary line at 10 a.m. The main
thing for those coming to remember
is. bring a shovel.
San Fran-
making   a
detence;   W.
Miss  Violet  Spain,  spray    of or-1 i""'"   uelf l?1Bi   w-   Savage,   centre;
ange  blossoms;   Miss  May and   Mas-| f-    Tamboline      third     home;     F.
Smith, second home; J. Robertson,
first home; H. Coutts, outBlde
borne;  H. Wright, inside home.
ter Willie Boyce, playmates, a cross
Boyce, a spray; Mr. and Mrs. Jones,
a wreath; Miss P. Dockrill and students, of Scott road school, large
wreath; Mr. and Mrs. John McKee
Allen and family, a wreath and
Advices From Ottawa That Tenders
Will Re Called nt Once for
Second Section.
NEW  WESTMINSTER.  July  4.���
[The  second  section  of the jetty at
Richmond    defeated   Ladner    on  ,-,- mouth of the Fraser river will
Thursday last by a score or 8-1, Lad-;be ���m-er construction as soon as bids
ner was very speedy In Ihe field, bUt|���ftn 1)e pot *���.    Tlie news oame *��� a
Hens,  dressed    18c to  22c
Squabs, each 25c,
Potatoes, per sack     $1.50
Potatoes, per ton $25 to $30! pleted
Potatoes, new, lb    2c to 4c .hill.
Potatoes, new, sack  ...$2.50 to $4      Mr. Wadsworth, of Vancouver, is
Carrots, per sack    75c clearing  rive acres or land  ror Mr.
Mr. G. Westwood has nearly com-
his  house   at   School     house
Cabbages, per sack 76c
Cabbages, per head   5c to 15c
Turnips, per sack  75c
Turnips,   per   bunch3   for 10c
Lettuce, per bunch | 5c Brandrith road.
Bert  Arthur.
Messrs. Brown Bros., ot Vancouver, have commenced clearing their
eighty acres or land situated on the
Onions, green, per bunch, 3 for 5o
Asparagus, two bunches for ...  20c
Parsnips, per sack    75c
Peas,  per lb 5c to 8c
Cucumbers, each    10c
Radishes, 2 bunches for   5c
lb 18c to 20c
clsco,   to  the    amateur
score of fifty straight.
Mr. Oliver's shooting was performed under difficulties. He suffered from a disabled shoulder, but
this only made his score the more
remarkable. McLean, of New Westminster, was second with 47 out of
The thanks of the members ot the
club and visitors were extended to
Mr. C. Dockendorr. or Stanwood,
Wn., ror the able manner In which ho
conducted the tournament, and lt
was unanimously voted that It was
the best shoot held in British Columbia.
Shot at
Poston         155
Mr. Walter Pybus, or School House
Hill,    has    a  fine plot of    potatoes I���*1'0'1     --j!
virgin soil.    They would  "   "r'an  15d
IRickfleson  155
growing on vlrgl
be heard <to beat.
Mr. Waters Is soon to open liis fine
new store at Maple Beach.
Mr.   and   Mrs.   William   returned
poor team  work  by  Ladner enabled i wi,.(, ,n <-.���-_ j  D  Taylor, M. P., from]-,        , ,    ,
Richmond   to   win.      Ladner  got   tbe; ripiiiitv   Minister nf  Public  Wnrl*s    T    IO��iaioes,   I,e-
first  goal    after  seven     minutes  of     "    , ���*W_^'Df,,�����g, ��rot iec-'8plnttC*--  ;l lbB-  for       10c ; home rrom Seattle where they have
play,  Honeyman   putting    in  a  nice !,,-,,! fill ^VHttot 1 ong   was ; Paraley,  per  bunch 5o,been  visiting  ror the  past   week.
overhand shot.    All  of Ladner's de-'. r "n |,,     '    ,, V .lepnm Eggs and Butter. J     Miss    Prances and Master    Cyril
rpr,���  nl-ived   -i   verv   watchful   game , . i.   .L i    -r,    ! Eggs,   retail    35c  Perram     returned   from     Vancouver.
......   ,.i.*-Mi  ,*.. i-    ..... .. ,ii    ""! | urged to proceed with tbe work. The| g��_;wlw.Male  80c Where    they    have    been    visiting i*"'1-
Cooper         155
Miller         155
Relhl         155
Rev. W. Whittaker of tho Meth-
"���llst church, left on Monday for a
1 '" weeks' vacation to be spent In
Vi(iorla and other neighboring
' '���'���ns. Mr. Whittaker bus been
1 ked to address the Orangemen of
' Ictoria next Sunday. RSV, W.
Brockley, of Vancouver, will lako
Nlr  Whltaker's place. Sunday school
11 be held at 11 o'clock instead of
'" for next Sunday only.
ltev. Mr. Heyan, of Vancouver,
held the services In All Saints'
' luirc-h on Sunday last.
Duck  eggs,  per setting   ..75c  to  $1 .friends
Culler,  retail,  per lb....30c to  40c
I>1 .
ind  it Is a credit to  the  Richmond   f--sl  -f���.t|ntl  extends  rrom  the  dvke
hunch that they scored as many as j ...-���,  _,- steveston out    across    the
they did. j sandheads.
As a matter of fact the visiting j This second section of the Jetty
home could never rnttle the local de- wj*] ,,-,,,���,* seaward In a gentle curve
fence.    Only twice did  they get the j for -   distance  of  7100   feet   beyond] Wholesale  Ment.
odd mun stunt  pulled off although | tjjat portion of the jetty already con-j��ork, per lb ll1/.
""' **' Btructed,     It   will   be  or brush   mat-   Pork, suit, per lb    18a
tress   and   crushed     rock   construe- j Mutton, per lh.   12c
tlon, 190 reet wide at the base, and  Pigs, small, each       $2 to  $5
It   will   be  from   five  to  fifteen   feet, Leg or Mutton, per lb    22c
above water level.    Plans and sped-1 Veal, medium, per lb 16 Vf|C
flcatlons for the work were drawn
some time ago, and It is anticipated
that the work will be let this summer and completed within twelve
Ai third  section,     OOliO   feet  Ion***.
Evans   .
Mr, Smith Wright aud daughters, 9ne.11        ir,r'
Butter,   wholesale,   lb...25c  to   35c I Katie,   Marjorie   and   niniiiiie,   have
Honey, per lb    25c gone on a visit to Victoria.
]      The   Tango     Lacrosse     Club,   of
I Boundary   Bay,  are  working    bard
they tried It many times. Only one
penalty was handed out, Fred Den?
nis, the local's speedy defence man
being given a flve-mlnute rest Id the
third   f|iiiirter.
Richmond scored two of their goals
While   Dennis   was     off,   and   critics'
say Ladner would have won had  he
etayed on, There was a good sized
crowd in attendance,
The Ladner Juniors and Richmond I
Intermediates played a tie game on ; ���.*������ ������, startod as soon as this seo-
Frldny lail at Richmond, score end- i --,- nIl** |, completed. The third
Ing M. Afterwards the Ladner boys M0ti0n will he much more costly
were the reclpents of a hearty lunch_. thnn the first and second
extended to them by lhe Richmond
large, per lh.   ...   12c to  15c
Retail Meats.
Pork       20c  to  25c j
Pork Obops  18c
Mutton       18c  to  20c1
Leg ot Mutton       25o |
Ellis . .
Field .
these evenings, intending to reverse j ol1 ���''
matters when they again clash with
tlie Ladner Juniors.
Tlie Council Is busy hauling gravel rrom the Boundary Bay gravel pit
for the different crossroads in the
Dry Weather Threatens to Reduce
Yield at  Some  Points���Some
Drouth Damage.
Britisli *ub.ieet   Cbnrged   With   Aiding Mexican Federals Released
by Constitutionalists,
Sugar cured ci-rncd pork 15c to 20
Home-made pork sausage 15c to 20c
Salted pig's head, lb 8c
Pickled pigs' shanks, per lb.
Sugar cured bogs' heads, lb.  .
Sugar cured corned beet. Ih.  .
Picnic Hums, in	
Pure Lard     He-
Sugar  cured   bacon   	
I Sugar cured  boneless ham
Commission  Is    Believed    to    Have
Found  Evidence of Coinbine.s
in  Certain  Lines.
OTTAWA,    July    7���While    the
ior Icommissioners win say   nothing on
. . 8c
. . 15c
. Mc
to 16c
.'.   25c
the subject, there Is ground ror the
bellet thut the commission Inquiring
Into the high  cost of living when ln
iTroii* . . .
(Mimic . .
Sturdy . .
Murker . .
Burch  . ..
Barkley   .
Button   ..
Dilfile    . .
White    .
Owens.  ('
British Columbia recently found evl-   OWens    I
St.   Clair   Houglas,
July 7.���George
tho llritish suh-
WIN.MI'EU, July 7.���There haveljjot held hy tho Constitutionalist
been m'ttiiy anxious moments during ! authorities at Zacalecas, was releas-
the past two weeks when the con-| nd yesterday. Ills detention had
tinned dry weather und Intense heat been the subject of representations
sc, ined to threaten tho crop.
deuce ot combines In respect to certain  commodities and  these aro re-
Sprlng lamb, roreiiunrter, each $1.50  gardod  as having  a  potential  errect
Spring lamb, hind qr., each..  $2.50 | upon the cost of rood stuffs In that
Sockeye salmon, each   	
Red spring salmon, per lb.  . .11
In reply to the query as tu whether rain was needed, 4 7 points reported plenty of ruin; 29 sufficient rain;
;{? ralu needed; 88 rain badly needed As to damage from drouth 21
points reported slight damage; 13
considerable damage; 4 very seriouB
damage, and a number state that
while no definite damage has occurred tho absence ot rain has lessened the probable yield. Late oats
and wheat on spring plowing are
reported as suffering the most.
About half of the points reported
from 40 to 50 per cent, of wheat
heading out, a few report 75 per
tent In head, and the bnhince lrom
5 to 25 per cent, ""headed. A lew
points only report conditions as ac
Hually poor and the great majority
report the crop a week to ten days
lu advance or last yeai\	
to Carrania ami Villa agents by n.
C.   Mills,     the     llritish   vice-consul
The charge that Douglas assisted
the federals at Zai-atecus lias been
withdrawn, according to a telegram
lrom Manuel do Lt Vega. Constitutionalist    governor    ot      Zncntecns
slate, In which he snld Douglas had   stravvl)(>r|���s, ,���.- box
been round not guilty before a court
martial.. ^^N-/,
50c I
10c 1
Martin   .
1.-, :.
1 .*, 6
1 .*, .*,
I .*, :,
('Quick    155
1 22
6 1
WASHINGTON, July 7.��� Secre-
1 "v or State Bryan today laid before
'���i cabinet meeting Oeorge Fred Williams' resignation as United Staes
minister to Greece.
VICTORIA, July 7.-Mr. J. lt.
Terry, or the Livestock Uranch or
the Iioartment of Agriculture, announced yesterday that a twelve
months' world's egg-laying contest
will begin this October at San Francisco, and terminate during the I'un-
iinia Exhibition, Already over thirty
prominent British Columbia breeders
have applied for pens.
White Spring salmon, each   . . .
Sturgeon, per lb	
Soles,  per  lb	
Cod.   per   lb     1
Halibut. 3 lbs 86o
Fresh Herring, 3 lbs for 25c
Smelt, per lb    10
Shad,   per  lb    15c
Gooseberries, per lb..10c to 12 l-2c
.... 10c to 15c
Rhubarb, -t pounds for  ioc
uCherries, per lb 5c to  12  l-2c
I Currants, per lb 8c to 10.-
Raspberries, per box  ...5c to  I6d
Blackberries, wild, per lb, . .12 1-2.-
��� s��
English  Lightweight   (lets   World's
ciminpioiiNiiip by Decision Over
Willie Ritchie.
LONDON,   July   8.    -Prod   Welsh.
lightweight champion of England,
last   night  OUtboxed   Willie  Itltchle,
tiie American champion, ami on tbe
reteree's decision won the lightweight championship ot the world.
The tight took place nt Olympla
and the 8 000 spectators witnessed a
lust and clever bout. Rapid footwork and a good deal of Infighting
were  pronounced   features.
TORONTO   July .8--^ co   r��ct examinations of the
for   ho new    oronto Inon, ��      on ^ A-adnmy o(
has been Placed   the>g��g���{�����   M,IH���.  llIU,   1!(,v���l   College  of   Music,
being  the  Lyall  OWiOTOUOT^wmj-^^    England, file Misses Flora
Dora  Cook
1     OTTAWA.     July     7.���Sir
Davies,  of  the Supreme Court,   who
1 will be administrator of the Dominion during the absenco of II. R. II.
the  Duke of  Connaught,  from  Can-
jada, was Bworn In yesterday by Mr. 1"^ MuVioTpVcouncTrTn"the iiitV'r-
| Justice Duff.     Sir     ha.ies  Pitapat*- \���m ���,  ,,,��� ,-.,,.������  wlll,.h    .llm8    t0
rick, chief Justice, who Is usually tie ,H.rvo  the  fnrmerH   ,)y   *)r*nging  the
administrator In  tho absence of the  |)rodu(,(,r(,   nlu*   consumers   In   closer
President L. ED, Marmont, of the
Eraser Valley Development League;
Markets Commissioner it. c. Abbott.
uni .1. VV. Cuuiiingliain. secretary of
tho league, were In Ladner on Wednesday, and Interviewed several of
the members of (he Hoard of Trade
Governor-General, Is in England.
LONDON, July 6���Sydney Grundy
touch through the local city markets.
PORT ALDERNI,  June  6.���E.
lumy.     The MIM>nnt_Of_the WBUMt   j^ttdon^ -     ^--^^ "tj^ ilaglllf  we��� known playwright, died yester- [Faker,   of  Seattle.     killed     hi.uWf
Game  Protective
Has   Now   Home
Hi i-iN.
The Delta C&me Protective Association lias been presented by the
provincial governmenl with twenty-
five pheasants raised on the preserve
at Sardis,
An aviary 75 feel square li being
built In Presldenl Klrkland's orchard to receive same and they will
be taken  care  Of till  ready  lo lie dispersed on  the  Delta.
The aviary is built so thai it can
lie divided Into a number ol smaller
runs ir necesasry and pheasants can
be bred nud raised In it If found necessary.     A     greal   ICarCltJ   Of     cork
pheasants is reported in the district.
especially in the open country.
Hatching is reported iis fair, but
a large number of Infertile eggs
have iieen found and iii" cr iv are
a menace to the young birds after
is said to be In the neighborhood of
18,000,000 nnd work will COm-
���.ence within two weeks' time, lie
date set for the completion of tne
station Is July  1, 1916-
OTTAWA, July 7.���In a strong
letter to the City Council lasi night,
Mayor MeVclty urcrfld Ihe iilmlltlon
of the board Of control system, asserting that It la a  "mischievous In-
examination and Miss Gray nnd Miss   day.     He wa_ born at Manchester In I with   a   revolver     In     Alberni     and
Berry passed  In the theoretical. The   1848.      Among  hts  works  were  "A   whether the shooting was accidental   stltutlon"  and   does  not   nt   In   with
ladles   are.   pupils     of   Mrs j Pair  of  Spectacles,"   "The  Degencr-|oi   Intentional  has  not  yet been  de-   municipal   government   to   h>ii   lln*
CaveJBrown-Cave, at Ladner.
ates," and "Frocks and Frills.'
power over to a clique.
1    I
Recalls the Hardships of
the Early Days in Langley
" next to impassable during the rainy
tt        r��     n D- tit-     seflson, till then, a very large num-
Kev. Ur. Uunn,   noneer  A"*- ber of settlers along Yale Road from
sionary,    Gives    Interesting Langley to Sumas left the Province
hag and baggage.
in the course of a few years Mr.
Larmon had been able to clear and
cultivate   a   considerable    piece    of
At~the"funeral services of the late'land  on which he planted potatoes
Reminiscences of the Early
Settlers' Struggles.
(From  The  British  Columbian.)
Nathaniel Larmon, of Fort Langley,
held there recently, Rev. Ur. Dunn,
the pioneer Presbyterian missionary,
made the following reference to the
life of one of the esteemed oid-time
residents of the Fraser Vallej*:
"The funeral of another of the
remaining few of Langley's early
settlers has brought us together to-
hief'y. One fall, having stored a
quantity sufficient for home use, he
thought he could afford to sell a ton
in New Westminster. There was no
sale for them at home. Potatoes
were the commodity which every
settler hid abundance. Accordingly
he got his potatoes sacked and loaded on his sleigh the previous after-
day. The late Nathaniel Larmon,noon so that next morning, long became to Langley in 1875, so that tore daybreak, he started for New
my acquaintance with him was co-1 Westminster with his load, drawn
extensive with the length of his resi-j by oxen. (By that time he had
dence In this district. And during oxen'. From his place to Pickard's
these 3fl years a feeling of good Will 'Hill���five miles���it was one con-
and  friendliness  lias always existed   tinuous    hard  pull    through  heavy
between us. Fulsome praise or
flattery I detest, and do not con-
tciously    indulge    In    it.      But the
mud. From that hill onwards to
New Westminster, particularly in
the green  timber, there were some
Statement  of a  few  facts connected   veritable "sloughs of despond," diffi-
with the history of the deceased
since his arrival in this district will,
I think, be opportune and fitted,
perhaps, to furnish desired information to those who have lately come,
and who may have an imperfect idea
of the manner of life which the early
settler was obliged to live.
"When Mr. Larmon arrived in
Langley with his young wife in '75
the money he had brought with bim
from Belfast had all been spent in
travelling, except $15. And if $15,
with the high cost of living, would
��t go far now, it would not go a
rther but a shorter distance then.
The great difficulty then for a man
without money was the difficulty of
obtaining employment. 1 mean remunerative employment. Few, if
any, could afford to hire a mun even
at a dollar a day.
"On coming to Langley he settled
on a bush claim adjoining the eastern boundary of the Hudson Bay
Company's farm. Of course, there
was no house on it, nor a foot of
cleared land. At once he proceeded
to build a small house of split cedar
and cedar poles. Furniture be could
not alford to buy. lt wa.s therefore
necessary to make certain articles of
furniture which, as I remember,
were plain enough and homely
"After lie had been here for about
a year 1 went one evening to baptise
his first child, Samuel. When I got
there he and Mrs. Larmon were at
their evening meal, which consisted
of potatoes and. 1 think, milk. 1
saw no bread, no butter, no tea.
Blessed with uninterrupted good
health he worked steadily on, gathering around him some stock, pigs,
hens nnd a cow.
"Of all things, he dreaded debt,
and fought hard and successfully to
keep clear of it. Deeming store
provisions not really necessary to a
substantial, wholesome diet, and living mainly 1111 the produce of their
land, his store hill was always light,
and never contracted till tbey could
sec their way clear to pay it. But
without going further into details
upon that matter, let me say, he
struggled on and up, assisted in the
course of time by bis family, clearing and Improving land, erecting a
new, commodious dwelling and out-
houses, until in 18li5 he sent us,
then living at Whonnock. an Invitation to come down on n certain day
and visit tbem, arranging to meet us
ut   Fort   Langley.     . We went,  and
cult enough to cross with an empty
sleigh.    At different points he was
obliged     to  partially    unload,   and
pack the sacks a distance till firm
gTound was reached, then return for
his team and reload.    So exhausting
and disspiriting was the work that
at times he thought the Westminster
end of the road he would never see.
How often be thought of the splendid roads around Belfast, which he
had left only a few years, I cannot
tell;  be was not the man to spend
much time In vain regrets.    At tbe
"long  last"  Brown's   Landing   was
reached, both man and beasts being
thoroughly fagged  out.      The  first
thing to be done was to find a boat
to ferry his potatoes across the river
which, having obtained, he managed
to do at two trips.    The next thing
was  (and  now the  critical anxious
moment had come) to find a buyer.
He spent several hours in interviewing  the  merchants  of the town  as
well as a number of private citizens,
without success, the merchants declaring  that a  sloop had just been
In from the American side with "a
whole lot of potatoes."    What  was
he to do?   He must either take them
back home or empty them into the
Fraser-River.    The former he could
not  think of attempting, the latter,
expedient,,   from    moral    considerations, he hated to do.    In his perplexity  he met Charlie McDbnough
on Front street, who cheerfully gave
him leave to store them in his cellar, volunteered to do his best to get
a buyer, and gave him a few dollars
with which to defray the expenses or
the trip.    His heart sore, the kindness of McDonbugh to him in his extremity he never ofrgot.    The experience of Larmon was the experience
of many, both on the Langley and
Maple Rldge sides of the river.
One night in the winter of '76-
'77, there was in the Larmon home
a -erious case of illness, where a
physician's skill was deemed essential at the earliest possible moment.
In those days there was no physician outside New Westminster, and
New Went mi nster was 21 miles distant. .Mr. Larmon seized his coat
and set out. Over the worst kind
Oi road, without a lantern, he made
for Fort Langley, walking at his
highest rate of speed, and running
whenever possible. Once there, he
soon gained the sympathetic ear of
Henry Wark, of the Hudson's Bay
Company's store. To the stranger
or to one whose character he did not
were met at tiie steamboat landing ,respect, Mr. Wark appeared cold and
by one of his sons with a conveyance Igrim. Bul to any honest, deserving
nnd team of fine horses. man in any trouble his heart readily
"Then he hud three sons and one'opened wide. Before he got Mr.
daughter, all approaching manhood Larmon In his rowboat on the river,
nnd womanhood. We partook of he asked bim if he had brought any
an excellent luncheon; the table was I food   with   him,     That   Larmon's
The Price of Success
Big business is not an accident���it is
a result, lt is the fruit of purpose,
energy, persistency and ADVERTISING. '
You know the story of Rip Van Winkle���the
man who went to sleep for twenty years and
who, when he awoke, expected to find the
world the same as it was when he entered
There are men today very much like Rip Van
Winkle���their point of view and their practices are those of a generation past. They do
not believe in advertising.
To succeed in these modern days one must be
in accord with the spirit of today. For a merchant this means that he must advertise, if he
would prosper.
Where are you served best and most pleasingly?
The answer is almost sure to be���"Where we
are invited and made welcome. At those shops
which prize our custom enough to seek it, and
who ask for it every week through the medium
of advertisements in the DELTA TIMES."
Shop Where You are Invited to Shop
The eoyai Bank ol Canada
Incorporated 1869.
Capital Au._tor.red          ��as,0000fla
Capital Paid Up  Wl.8M.000
Reserve Funds  g 18.500,000
Aggregate Asset*, One Hundred and Seventy-Five Million
It ie the aim of the management of this Bank to make every �������.
posltor welcome, and to give the beet possible attention to hit flnaneui
Accounta may be opened with deposits ot One Dollar and Upwards.
Interest paid or credited at the highest current rates, on May 3in .li
November SOth each year.
E. _L. BERRY      &_��___
Grocer and Baker
Buy IMPERIAL FLOUR, made at Eburne Mill
loaded with all manner of good
things, At that time he would bave
about du acres of land cleared, We
were thai day reminded (and this
perhaps was one reason be had for
inviting ii.-*! nf tbe great improvement In hls circumstance- since '7r��,
and of the remarkable success which
had attended his Industry nnd per-
teverance, liis diligence In business
does not stamp him us a Christie,!
mind wan so entirely absorbed with
the thought of procuring a doctor
for his sick one with all possible expedition was evidenced by the fact
that be next day wondered where
lhe biscuits and cheese hnd come
from which he found in his pocket,
and which .Mr. Wark had hastily
stuffed into It as he was leaving.
At that dale Mr. Larmon was a slender,    supple,    active    young    man.
Bul  the I'm 1  thai  any  man neglects I When  he reached Xew Westminster
hls business end bis borne, doei not  he bounded up the hill straight to
provide for his own, 1 specially those
of his own bouse, 'has denied the
faith and Is worse than an Infidel.'
The young men hen- todaj have nu
example placed before them worthy
of their Imitation,    lie began al the
very    lowest    rung    of    the    ladder,
climbed up slowly ami laboriously,
'doing justly, loving mercy, and
walking humbly with his Qod,' until
years ago he had reached the state
of ease and oomfort for which old
people legitimately >���< am."
At the request of The British lo-
lumblan, Dr, Dunn has added the
following in appreciation of the
sturdy fight the pioneers wage*! in
the  house of  Dr.  T.   Mclnnes,  who
to  Larmon's hitter disappointment,
Informed bim that he had a serious
case Iii  band, and could not lenve
I > .:,. . ^pressing, at tbe same time,
: ih deepest sympathy with him in
bis trying position, I-'rom (lie
house of Dr, Mclnnes he run to thnt
Of  Dr.  Trew.     llr,  Trew  was a  man
of delicate constitution, and. as a
rule, declined all calls from the
country, Which Involved long, rough
journeys. At first he absolutely refused to no -to run the risk of the
journey to Langley In a rowboat on
II wild, wet, winter night. Mr. Larmon piled him with entreaties, and
laying the foundations for preeent | finally begged him with tears to ac-
day advancement In the Fraser Val-icompany him, praying that Almighty
ley: God would shield him from all harm.
As serving to further Indicate the; At 'list llr. Trew yielded -said be
peculiar difficulties and hardships was a husband and father himself.
which pioneers of the Fraser Valley land that he could nol withstand
encountered, the following Instances I Larmon's fervent appeal. A fierce,
iiiny be given. A topic 111 ur li dis- heavy pull of 17 miles ngalnst a re-
cussed and bitterly commented upon I ceding tide, now and again collld-
by the early settlers of Langley was'ing. In the darkness, with projecting
the practical refusal of the I'rovln- or submerged logs, brought them to
cial Government to put the Yale j Fort Langley at break of day. in-
Trunlv Road in such condition ns tOlstantly they left for their destina-
render It fairly passable at all sea- tlon Over that same road Of wind and
nous of the year. How lar these | water, Mr. Larmon still keeping a
complaints were justified, when both few yards ahead of the doctor. Well,
sides     of  the     Question   were  fully   just  ns they    came in    sight of  Ills
weighed, there might be, In some
minds, a little difficulty In determining, and yet so general and so seven-
were the complaints that  I  am  cer-
liunible dwelling, the loved one. ns
was afterwards learned, had been
relieved, and the doctor's services
were not  required.      Some  months
talnly inclined to believe thnt the afterwards he was able to pay th<*
settlers had good '.rounds for Coin-Idoctor's fee i$r>0i and In doing so
plaining, Nol till 1K:i"-:in was there said be bad never In his life paid
uny real satisfactory work done on i money to anyone with greater plens-
the  Yale   Road,       The  road   being   ure.
The Surrey municipal council met
at the municipal hall, Cloverdale,
Saturday, June 27, the reeve and
all members being  present.
Communications were received as
From F. J. Hardwicke, re line
fence between himself and Zimmerman, stating that there had been no
dispute between them as to the construction of this fence, but that it
had been impossible up to date to do
so owing to shingle bolts being In
the way and the difficulty of getting in material for the construction
of same, but the bolts would soon be
removed and he would then proceed
with the construction of his portion
From It. Baird. Inspector of municipalities, re a comparison of the
financial condition of Surrey municipality with that of other municipalities in the province, stating that
their records were as yet not complete enough to admit a comparison to be made, but Surrey's financial condition appeared to be very
good.    Received.
From Robert Kelly, stating that
he was having considerable trouble
to get the G. N. R. to put in a side
track on the Boothroyd road, and
wishing to know if the council were
going to gravel the portion graded
this spring. Received, the reeve and
Councillor Brown to Interview him
In connection with the matter.
From the Dominion Glazed Cement Pipe Co., Ltd., accepting the
(ouncll'R offer of $50 each for three
!ots In their gravel bed at Port
Kells.    Received.
From Cleveland & Cameron, re
the much disputed Johnston road,
as follows: "According to your Instructions we have made a re-establishment of the easterly boundary
of sections 22, 16 and the north half
of 10, In township 2, under the provisions of the Official Surveys Act.
At the southerly end of this line Is
a burled bottle marking the position of the quarter section post on
the east boundary of section 10,
which is verified by the evidence of
the men who removed the post. At
the northerly end one of the original bearing trees still remains. Between these points which are commonly accepted as correct, many surveys have been made and many different re-establishments of the section lines have resulted. There are
also several posts new and old which
are claimed as correct in position by
some and which are said by others
to have been moved when the road
was built. It Is however unnecessary for us lo enter upon the history of the ense, for you are already
weil informed In regard to these
"Two plans are being forwarded
to   you    under   separate   cover,   one
I marked a, being a section outline
plan on n scale of 20 chains to one
im li. and the other marked B, being
a road  plan on  a scale  of  2nn   fee
to  one  inch.     Referring  to   plan   A.
there is nn old post near the school
which  we have  indicated   liy  X,  nn-
nther  old   post  near  the  corner  of
line Johnston road and Newton rond
which wc bave marked V. and ,1 third
one aiioiil  half a mile further north
I marked Z.    Without going Into full
j details,  we may say that  we believe
from our work upon the ground thai
j the old  posts nt X nnd  Y  stand  in
(the original   positions, but It  is  ini-
possible to prove this positively. We
think that if the facts In regard to
the   relative   positions  of   these  cor-
'ners   were      laid   before   a   Judicial
jmlnd, such  would In all probability
be    supported.    We    recognize,    of
course,   that  strong  evidence   would
be submitted to prove that the posts
have been moved but equally strong
evidence can be found for the other
side and we have felt that too much
reliance  has  bpon  placed   upon  this
contradictory  evidence.     Should you
the reasons for our belief that the
posts at X and Y are at the true corners, we shall be pleased to submit
"There were two courses open to
us in establishing the centre line of
the Johnston road; one in which we
would accept the posts at X and Y,
and the other in which we would
adopt a straight line for the two
and one-half miles and give each
quarter section its aliquot part 01
the total distance. This latter plan
we have adopted in spite of our belief in the former, for the following reasons:
"(1). Such a line disregards entirely all intervening posts, which
are claimed by some as having been
moved from their original positions
and we have treated the posts as of
no value because of the uncertainty
regarding them.
"(2). By adopting this line we
have taken less Improved land from
the westerly side.
"(3). All the" owners at one time
agreed upon such a line and signed
an agreement to that effect.
"(4). A road built upon this line
Is of more value for road purposes
than one determined bv the posts at
X and Y.
"We are fully aware of the opposition which our work Is sure to
arouse and we are submitting it as
the fairest and most reasonable
solution of all the trouble. It is
useless, we believe, to make further
surveys, and no other course seems
open In case opposition arises than
to lay the whole matter before the
courts. Our recommendation is
that you adopt this line and carry
tho whole matter to a termination
of the disputes, and we can assure
you that, our evidence will be of
some value In support of your case."
This communication was received
and on motion it was decided that
the centre line of the Johnston road,
as established by Messrs. Cleveland
and Cameron, be adopted by the
council, and that all Interested parties be Instructed to move their respective fenceB off the road limits on
or before July 18, 1914.
Various accounts were passed and
ordered paid, and council adjourned to meet again Saturday, July 11,
at 1:80 p.m., at the municipal hall,
Manufacturers and Dealers in all kinds of
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors, Turnings and House Finishings.
Phone R14 Bburne. Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow.
J. JOHNSTON, Proprietor
��r, B. C. Phon
$   Dining Room Open All Day Sunday.   Private Dining
Room for Tourists.    Good Garage
* &
Merryfieid,   of   Miitsqui,   Takes   Action Became Tax Hate Is
Not  Reduced.
MT, LEHMAN. July C���At the
regular meeting of MatSQUi Council
on Saturday Keeve .Merryfieid handed In liis resignation, staling thereon thnt as the rate was not reduced
for this year he felt lt his duty to
take this step to fulfill hls promise
al th-- last election to the ratepayers. While the resignation was being considered by the Council the
Reeve vacated the chair which was
then taken by Councillor Melnnder
mi request of the members. It was
decided, on motion of Councillor
Heaton. seconded by Councillor Mc-
('alliiiu and carried that the resignation of Wm. Merryfieid as Reeve
he not accepted in the Interest of the
work on band,
The .Matsi|iii revenue bylaw was
reconsidered nnd fljially passed hy
Ihe MatsquI Council, This makes
llie rate the same as last year, viz:
Real property 10 mills, school E
mills, wild land 4.". mills.
Fresh and Cured Meats
A. N. YORK, Proprietor.
Phone 21
No. 1 Shamrock Ilacon and Hams.
So, 1 Circle Ilacon and Hania.
No.  1 Southern Crow Butter,
���Since November Last We Have Handled Nothing But  No.  1  Stall
Fed Steer Beef. J J4M|jll|0M|��*|�� �� I *___*&_u     ���
TJhe _7)eita Ui
si.oo a year ������*--;���.:..
U. S. A.   .   .   $1.50
Section of Young IComl Transformed
From an EOyosore Into a Beuuty
CHILLIWACK, July 6.���The shingle mill at Yarrow, owned by Mr.
Molr, was destroyed by fire on
Saturday morning. Tiie kiln and a
large stock of shingles together with
the mill and machinery was totally
destroyed. The loss ls estimated nt
about $3500 with an insurance of
$1500. Mr. Molr expects to rebuild
require at any time a statement of as soon as possible.
(From Tlie Chllhwnck I'rogrem.*
If uny  man  has n doubt of Mr.
Alex.  Crulckshank's cababilitles as
a road  builder, or of Ihe provincial
government's judgment In thc choice
of a road supervisor, let him take a
trip out on Young road south to the
point  In  the  road  near  where  Mir*)
Alex.   Douglas  lives.     In  the  blocks
known  to the public as the Douglas
Subdivision and Mountain View Park
a eew road was laid out.    This new
'ond     up    to    the    present   In   wet
j weather   was  in   a   most   deplorable
condition.       Crulckshank     was  the
man selected for the job of remedy-
ling    this,    and being   In tho height
I Crulckshank   was  the  man  selected
i for the job and being In the height.
[of enjoyment  when    given   a    hard
task he tackled It with a relish that
| v as  bound  to  bring  results.       The
result  has far exceeded the expectations of  his  most  ardent  admirers.
A    grade    properly    crowned    and
smooth as u billiard hoard has been
made and only awaits the  finishing
touches  of  rock  or gravel  to  make
of  It a most complete highway.    It
In   now   one  of  the   beauty  Bpots  of
Chilliwack Instead of one of the eye
sores.    Travellers in passing Btop to
admire and wonder why Mr. Crulckshank Is not given nil the roads In
the community to build. It is ����
nice, It is a pity that It will In" ti
bo used. It Bhould be kept always
as a sample of good road  building, (J.
This little road ls not the only ODi'
that points to Mr. Cruicksbank'i
genius at road building, Traveller-
over the Yule Itoud from New West
minster to Chllllwnck always speak
or that portion between Aberdeen
and Chilliwack as being much iupe-
rlor to tho rest. It receives constant attention, the stones kepi
raked off and after heavy ralni ''''
drag Is used, thus keeping II t: '
nits and holes.
CAMBIE). Lulu Island. July
Changing the nnme of No. ���'> "08
Krnser street, a bylaw wns given
tendings and consideration In '
ralttec by the municipal council
terday afternoon. There Is no
position to the bylaw, which
prepared at the request ol N
road residents, and it will be g
third reading and flnul passagt
the next council meeting.
,i to
On Sunday afternoon the Clsr*
Saw nnd Shingle Mill, on tbe 0, f.
R. road near Langley, formerly own
eo by Mr. Jos. Cameron, of ���������"l'r'"
ton, was destroyed by fire. ' ;���"
Iosb Is estimated nt a cost of $"�����"
000, of which $4,000 ls tbe onl) '"
surunce. 1
THURSDAY,  JULY  9,  1914.
Mr. Sydney Trust spent the week
,,,(1 in Ladner.
Mr. I. Fenwick visited in Ladner
Grant and the Misses Grant
Vancouver  on  Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. J-tich and family are
at Chewassin for the summer.
Mr. H. Slater made a business trip
to Vancouver on  Monday.
Mr. J. Robinson visited Vancouver
0D Monday.
Mr. E. Wenzell spent the week end
at Boundary Bay.
Mr.   H.   Edwards,   of  Vancouver,
Ecjient the week end in town.
Mr. A. Symons and friends spent
July 1st at Brunswick Island.
Mr.    Cyril Joyce, of    Vancouver,
was in Ladner on Sunday.
Iir. W. C. McKecknie paid a hurried  visit to Ladner on  Friday.
Hr.  Clement  is  spending    a  few
days at the home of his mother.
Mr. F. B. Buchanan
Monday from Seattle.
returned on
yPr. Woodley, of Vancouver, formerly of Ladner, spent the 1st of
July at the Bay.
Mr. E. R. Belle, of the staff of the
Royal Bank, started a two weeks'
vacation on Monday.
Masters Arthur
Bride, of Victoria,
tlves  and   friends
and Leonard Mc-
are visiting rela-
on   the  Delta.
Mr. Hutcherson, of Vancouver, a
former resident of Ladner, ls spending several days here.
Misses Myrtle and Lila Grant are
Telephone Co., is taking a month's
!. liday.
Mrs. Wilson, wife of Dr. A. A. Wilson, visited Ladner and Boundary
Bay cn Dominion Day.
Mr. and Mrs. Dickenson, of Port
lichon, were visitors In Vancouver
: Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Welsh, of Vancouver, stopped over in Ladner on their
way home rrom Blaine on Sunday.
Mr. Costello and Mr. Pritchard, or
Vancouver, spent Sunday at Boundary Bay.
Mr. T. Lassiter, Mr. J. Grant, Mrs.
II. Lewis and Mrs. Roberts attended
the Baptist convention at Vancouver.
Mr. Chas. Welsh and Mr. Wm.
Smith, of Vancouver, spent the week
end at Mr. Welsh's home.
Mrs. A. Campbell, of Vancouver.
was the guest Of Mrs. Frank Gui-
ihon over Sunday.
Mr.   Leslie Grunt,  of the staff of
in-   Hunk  or  Ottawa,  Vancouver,  is
ending his vacation in Ladnei*.
A good run or sockeye was report-
I   by   local   fishermen   on   Wednes-
Mr.  B. Maxwell and friends drove
the  races at  Mlnoru  on  the   l'it{
f July.
Mr.  T.  Foster and  parly motored
'ii Vancouver on  Saturday, attend-
.'���  ihe lacrosse match.
Mr, A. Trim, oL Westham Island,
��� isited Vancouver Saturday, going
���'  the lacrosse match while in town.
It is reported Mr. Gilchrist has
-ut   and   burned   thirteen   acres  *of
a heady.
Mrs. McKecknie, who has
������iously ill at the home or
������ment Is Improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmhurst drove tc
ancouver on Wednesday, attend-
ig the races, returning to Ladner
��� Thursday.
Mr.   and   Mrs.   A.   Swan   returned
RSI   week,   having   spent   Iheir   W��d-
i ng trip iii  Beattie,  Tacoma
ther Sound cities.
Miss A. Morrison, of Mission, spent
the week end with Mrs. Howard.
Mr. B. Arthur and tamily motored
to Vancouver on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Grant visited
v ancouver on Monday.
Mr. A. Coleman went to Vancouver
on  Monday.
Mr. Wm. Taylor and family visited
\ ancouver on  Sunday.
Mr. D. A. McKee visited Vancouver on  Thursday.
Mr. McDiarmid was in Vancouver
on  business on  Monday.
Mr. D. Wood, of Vancouver, was
in Ladner on business on Monday.
Mr. T. Foster, with  Mrs.  Foster,
motored  to Vancouver on  Tuesday.
Miss Whitworth went to Vancouver on business on Monday.
Mrs.  T.   Elliot,   of
visiting Mrs.  Reed.
Vancouver,   Is
Mr. Bert Blakley spent the week
end  In  Vancouver.
Mr. Walters made a business trip
to  Vancouver on  Wednesday.
Mr. Dominic Burns was in Ladner
on  Monday.
Mr. D. Gilchrist spent the week end
in Ladner, returning on Monday to
Barnston Island.
Mr. Jack Johnson visited Vancouver on Monday, returning the same
Mrs. E. S. McBride and family, of
Victoria, are camping at Boundary
Mr. Arnold Burr, or New Westminster, is spending several days
with  his parents.
Miss Dorothy White, of Lynn Valley, spent the week end with Mrs. J.
Messrs. Harold and Edward Howard are going thi.s week to camp
at Point Roberts for two weeks.
S.S. Birdswell loaded potatoes at
Stevjjston and I.adner for Victoria
the end of last week.
.Miss J. Anderson, of Victoria,
spent last week at Roycrest with Mr.
and Mrs. D. B. Grant.
Mr. G'-orge Baker and party mo-
tored to Vancouver on the 1st of
July, attending the automobile races.
Mr. V, Taylo.- and friends were at
the Minora motor races on Dominion Day.
The W. C. T.  I!
or   Mrs.   Lanning
on Tuesday,
met at the camp
at   Boundary   Bay
Misess Myrtle and Lila Grant are
spending a few days with Mrs. Hol-
lingswortii   at   the   water   works.
Mr. Hugh Burr and party of relatives motored to Blaine for the 4th
of July.
Miss M. Gunnel], or Bellingham.
is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Milton
Runtolin, Ladner.
Mr.  Smith,  of  Point   Roberts
jured his leg unite seriously when li
vn- thrown out ot a rig on Sunday.
Mr. A. York and son, Norman, of
Vancouver, spent Sunday on the
Dr.   R,  A.     McKecknie     and   Mrs.
Right, of Vancouver, spent Wednesday at the home of Mr. Clement.
Mr. McDoniil Of lhe staff of the
Royal Bunk, Vancouver, is relieving Mr. Belle, who Is on hls vacation.
land.  11
tile   gu
Mrs.  i
Mr. and Mr. J. West, with Mr. and ,
Mrs. Chas, Garvy, of Vancouver,
motored to Boundary Bay, spend-1 Mr# and Mrs< E. JoneSi of Eagt
mg .Sunday at Mrs. J. Johnson's j Delta wish to thank their friends
camp.    Mrs. Garvey will remain for | *������- kin(1 sympathies offered hi their
the week.
' | for kind sympathies offered
��� late bereavement.
Many of the Ladner men wbo attended tbe prize fight at the Brighouse Arena in Vancouver on Saturday were pleased with the fight
but seemed dissatisfied with the decision.
The son of Mr. Peltier, of Point
Roberts was operated on by Dr.
King, on Thursday. The little chap
was suffering fro man abscess of the
internal ear, and having been relieved is doing nicely.
Mrs. John McKee had as her guests
at Rosetta for the week end Mr. and
Mrs. Peter Mc.Naughton, of Vancouver. Dr. and Mrs. John A. Logan
are visitors for the  week.
A baseball game is scheduled for
Friday evening between Wood, Vallance & Leggat, of Vancouver, and
Ladner. It is to. be hoped the Vancouver boys will be in time for the
forry and not get left as the last
team did.
The Taylor Electric Company are
showing a good line of automobile,
bicycle and motor cycle accessories.
This is a convenience to motorists,
who are appreciative of finding
what they need in the town.
W. Montgomery, East Delta, shipped nine tons of hay on Tuesday and
some four tons yesterday. Delta
Transfer, Harry Blyth, proprietor,
is doing the shipping with the big
auto truck.
The Ladnerites who celebrated the
Fourth of July at Tacoma, Washington, where the automobile races
were held, were: Mr. Paterson, Mr.
McRae, Dr. Ottowell, Mr. Percy
Smith, Mr. James Mason, Mr. Murphy,  Mr.  Teller,  Mr.  George  Baker.
Reeve Paterson is busy these days
superintending the improvements to
his cow barn. The concrete foundations have been built and also the
concrete flooring on improved lines
for the cattle stalls, of which there
are twenty-eight with Beatty's iron
The flood box at No. 1802 Dyke,
East Delta, near the mouth of the
big slough, broke away during the
high tides and a gang of men under
John Oliver's supervision were busy-
repairing the damage on Wednesday.
At Grauer's Beach. Boundary Bay
on July 1st, the Baptist church and
Methodist church, held their annual
Sunday school picnic. Five hayracks
and many rigs left Ladner about 9
a.m., spending the day. In the afternoon races and games were indulged
ln. Many outsiders took advantage
of the occasion and enjoyed the outing.
B.C. Telephone Company Would Pay
$1500 for Richmond Farmers'
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, July 7.���A
flat offer of $1500 for the lines and
equipment of the Farmers' Telephone Company was made by Mr.
McGougan, of the B.C. Telephone
Company, in a letter received by the
Richmond council yesterday. Reeve
Bridge declared it mattered little
what the B.C. Telephone Company
paid for the farmers' system���what |
was wanted was definite Information now regarding tbe rates the
company would levy in Richmond.
He expressed his dissatisfaction that
Mr. McGougan had not gone into the
rate question. It was decided that
the council should interview the
company officials on Wednesday ln
Mr. McGougan asserted in his letter tbat the farmers' system was
cheaply built and poorly maintained, and $1500 was a very good price
for it.
Tax Rate Fixed.
The council passed to the third
reading the real property tax bylaw,
by which the 1914 rate is fixed at
14 mills. The Steveston local maintenance bylaw and the Richmond
highway bylaw were given third
Waterworks Superintendent Harris reported t'hat except for a few
repairs and several service installations, his department in June was
occupied in putting in the Sea Island
emergency main, which was now
completed. Chief of Police Needes
reported a busy month for his department, while Medical Health Officer Hepworth stated that aside
from a mild case of typhoid there
had been no contagious or infectious
diseases in the municipality.
The B. C. Telephone and the Delta
Telephone Company, now that they
have a combined central exchange,
ar_" displaying a joint sign. "Central." is working satisfactorily, and
open day and night. The joint exchange is of great advantage to the
subscribers, a contrast with Richmond. The demand on the lines is
heavy and building of new lines is
going on steadily.
Mr. Dan McGillivray, contractor
of East Delta, met with an accident
last Friday, when a horse which be
was driving took fright at an automobile throwing Mr. McGillivray Into a picket fence, injuring his leg.
Nothing serious was thought of the
bruise until Monday when a doctor
was consulted and informed him the
In- j leg was broken and would have to be
set. It will be some time before
Mr. McGillivray will be able to get
about as easily as formerly.
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, July 8. ���
Rudolph Cirauer has started a meat
market in the premises just vacated
by P. Burns Co. at Sea Island, lt
is his intention to operate it in connection with the Grauer ranches,
fattening all tbe mutton and beef
Richmond Is in the midst of the
haying season this week. The yield
is considerably below tbat of last
The regular July meeting of the
Steveston Ratepayers' Association
will be held In the courthouse on
Thursday evening, July 16.
��� Mrs. R. S. Forbes, of Lulu Station,
has returned from Los Angeles,
where sbe spent tbe winter.
Basil Rorison, who has spent tbe
past year iu the Peace river country, has written that he will probably return to Eburne in the fail.
A modern residence is being erected by Councillor Fentiman on Garry-
street, Steveston.
A few flsh are being put up this
week by the canneries at Steveston.
The Lighthouse was the leader this
season, commencing about a week
With apparatus furnished by Burnaby municipality, the municipal
works department is now oiling the
principal roads in Richmond. A carload of the oil used is donated by the
B. C. Thoroughbred Association.
First Impressions
at the'boot sis wuiDy made thm_th He
decontioo ud ��re alwiyi ploulni vhM
tht Willi ind o-Unsitrt treated vttb
vbicfc can be applied to any villud INARTISTIC 2d ,����? ���*��� "-1
SANITARY with imp tad vatee
sad iDt-wptlc tctetkm
e-wtld-ooiatioa. De eat mm to be i*
-wred to bt renewed. -_y
Sold and Guaranteed by
Clement & Lambert
Automobile Accessories.
Oils and Gasoline
Agents tor Pennsylvania
Oi! Proof Vacuum Cup
Tyres and Special Ford
Taylor Electric Co.
Phone L60. Ladner
The Ladner - Steveston
ferry Service
Spring and Summer Schedule
Beginning Monday, April 20, the
steamer Sonoma will run on hei
s|iring and summer schedule, as follows: Leaves at S.30 a.m., 12.30
and 6.30 p.m. Vancouver passengers can make connection by taking
the 8.30 a.m., 12.30 and 6.30 p.m.
cars at Granville street station. New
Westminster passengers should take
the Eburne cars at 8.00 a.m., 12.00
and 6.00 p.m. and the Steveston cars
at Eburne.
For strawberry, raspberry nnd all
other fruit boxes try tho British Columbia Manufacturing Co., New
Westminster, B.C. ������
Mr. Lester Hanford nnd Mr. Billy
Maxwell drovi- lo Point Roberts on
i Mi rday.   staying    for   the   4th
lily danre.
Jlr.  and  Mrs,  Grisdale  were    the
guestl iif Mrs- Rich nt Chewnssln for
*_t week ''Mil, Mrs. CWsdale mui
little non an- remaining for tne
Improvements have been made on
Westham street, a new sidewalk being laid from the corner of Helta
street past the Ladner Hotel to the
barber shop. It may be extended
to the full length of the stieet but
nothing has been done so far. I The
oiler from New Westminster has
been boro since Monday, but owin��
to the oil not arriving has not been
nhle to begin so far. lt is expected
every day and operations will probably be underway by the end of Ihe
week. Mothers will be requested to
keep tin- ohlldren ns much as possible out of the ronds for fear of ac-
cldenti as the council team while
spreading gravel ran away on Friday, running two or three blocks and
crashing Into n fpnee at the corner |
ol Westham and the SlOUgh rond.       i Premier  McBlidc
L. E. Marmont, Coquitlam; It.
C. Abbott, Mission City; ('has. Wocd,
Port Kells; U. J. .Mctlugan, New
W. J. Beaumont, New
Kit Kl I) I.Y HOUSE.
SAUDIS. July 4.���Harry Carter,
the blacksmith in this town was severely hurt Thursday while shoeing
a tractions horse. The horse kicked
him in the race breaking his nose
and knocking him down. He wns
ulso severely trampled and had a
collar hone fractured and his body
badly bruised.
Mrs. Devereaux spent  last week In
Victoria  with     her  daughter,   Mrs.
.word,   returning   on   Saturday  nnd
irlnglng her two  grandchildren  to
isit In I.adner.
Miss l.eonn Whitworth attended
the monthly meeting ol' the nliimae
>l the nurses of the Vancouver General   Hospital   on   Tuesday   in   Van-
i miver.
Humor has circulated that bills
���ave been sent out ror the use of
!n- spray lo people who have not B
lose.    Will these people hnve lo pny
i' water never used?
The oiler  Is nt  work  on
street.    The oil is rather
now.  hut  when  llie  road
the Improvement  will  be
pn' lated.
h finished
much   ap-
Rev, Mr. McDonald, formerly of
the Baptist church, wns s visitor 111
I.miner on   lloniliiion  Day. attending
the Sunday school picnic al Boundary Hay.
Gives Unqualified
Denial to Itiiinur���Iteilj-li-lbu-
Aliout iwentv young people of thei M<>" BUI Mr-it.
Delta, anticipating a trip to 1'itr I VICTORIA, July ?.���Premier Mo-
Lake on July li had chartered the Bride gave an unqualified denial yes-
liiiincli II. 1! for (he purpose. Some- - terday to the story that there would
thing prevented the B, B, from tak- be an election in llritish Columbia
Ing them ill tlie last minute and an- lu lhe autumn, probably In August,
other old launch was sent In her [This denial Is taken to Indicate that
place, which had Just got a little he- the Government will adhere   to its
Perry Auto Stage
ladner-Vancouver Service
Auto leaves corner Fraser
Arm and River Road alt 7:00
and 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 and
6:00 p.m., connecting with all
ferries at Woodward's Landing.
Kerry Free.
A House on Your
���*= Hands =
BM ron arar Sgor* Mt Imw
'-������II a *arcaa��a#a of ���
rour Hoo*
fSmm aaaarT    Good
i -a *-��-4 areas* I���l_fc-g
TWr  le��* IB *��r
For Hal*", For Exchange Waotad to
Purchase, To Let. Lost. Found. Work
Wanted Situation! Vacant, 1 cant par
word. Minimum, 11 cents for tmr ono
advt. Then rataa (or caah with order.
All Want Ada. muet be In by 1 ��.���_-
on Tbureday.
FOR SALE!���For sale cheap one i
Irfassey-Harris "Great West"
arator.   ..Will sell cheap for
or will trade for stock or prods
Terms lt required.    Machine
be seen at Wlndebank'e Lumber
Yard, Mission City.
FOR SALE���A fine McClary Fs-
mbus Range, six holes, hot water
reservoir in splendid condition;
price  $20.    Apply  I. Whitworth,
Stanley street. ���
FOR SALE���A baby carriage In
good condition. Apply Ladner
Mineral and
Soda Waters
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer uf  Soda  Water,
Ginger Ale, and all Kinds of
Summer Drinks.
Your Patronage Solicited.
Advertise in Delta Times
Delta Motor Transfer
Freight Service Daily to and
from Vancouver, Eburne,
Van. Phono Soy. 7.V4 Ladner 85
HERB, I.I.K..H   Mgr.
Original proposal to take at least one
more session and quite possibly two.
It is not required to go to the elec-
yond Port Oulchon when the engine
Stopped   and   absolutely   refused    to
go.     The   unfortunate   party  drifted
out   toward   sen.   and   Were   gettlngltOM until after the    Bession at    the
inst   ;i   little  nervous,   when   Mr.   A.  beginning of  1M6, although In cer-
Tine. who was passing In a launch. |tain quarters It was suggested   that
Sensitive iavit.es    prepared    and
filled  absolutely  painlessly    by the
new nltrous-oxlde-oxygen method.
Bburne station, it. c.
Phone Kburne 111
Oddfellows' Building
General Office Hours
"What's Your Phone Number?"
Can You Answer This QuestioH
If not, don't you know you are
.oslng business and running risk.
Whiut Is more necessary than a tele*-
plume In cosu of sickness or fire?
Delta  Telephone   Co.,   Ltd.
jnooo.on ��� 12000.no ��� $1000.00
The above amounts are In my hands
for Investment in niorlgnges on
""Ita   lnnds.     H.   **".'   Rich,   I.adner.
1! ('.
Mr. Wm. Walters, with Mr. 3. Walters, Mr. Berry, of the Port, and Mr.
Wentell, motored to Vancouver on
lhe 1st, taking In the automobile
'���'ices at Mlnoru Park.
For all nullding Supplies and Fuel
Oil. apply to the B.C. Transport Co..
Ltd.. 505 Westminster Trust Building. Office phone 826; wharf phone
[volunteered  to  tow  them  to   Porl
Guichon, A hit frightened but undaunted and bound to have a day'?
outing, democrats \\_ere hired nnd
Ithe crowd spent a jolly tiny at Che-
Iwassin, and finished up in the evening with an Informal dance at the
'home of one of the party.
there might be an election In the autumn of 1915. At nil events, It is
realized that a provincial redistribution bill will be passed before the
next British Columbia election.
K    PybtlS, Of Westham  Island.     Ill
borne after s eerious operation    at     LONDON, July
the    Westminster      Hospital.      being PtattMrli   today
by  .Ionian's auto.  He |suffrngette    headquarter! and     was
j promptly arrested.
8.���Mrs. ".mint-line
appeared    at    the
brought bach
Is doing nicely.
B.  &  K-  shipped   170  tons of oats
on Monday by S.S. drainer,    Also 4o
tons of bay ����<' straw consigned to
Victoria. There Is no new hay on
tin- market yet.
Quickly  Rlopt   coufh*.   cures
the thrc-t end lunca.        11
���nd  henii
SS cents
Mr. Oliver Lewis (Jives Evidence nt
Preliminary Hearing of Hil-
strom antl Wilson.
EDMONDS, July 7.���After spending   more  than  a  week  in  the  hosr
pital.  Mr.  Oliver  Lewis appeared  as
a witness at the preliminary (tear-
ling of K. B. Hllstrom and H. M. Wlllson at the burnaby police court this
j morning, who nre charged with manslaughter cn account Of tbe death of
Mrs. Oliver Lewis, which occurred
as the result of being struck by an
auto on Riverway on Monday, June
2(1, by a car that was driven by Wilson with Hllstrom as an occupant.
Mr.   Lewis,   who   was  also  struck
by the car nud was severely Injured,
appeared In the court room with his
head hound up and walking with
crutches,   He testified as to there
being tWO calves In tbe road, both
Of tlu 111 Iking near to tlic linsko.ll
car when they were hit, He stated
that in Ills opinion the Wilson car
wus going at the rute of 35 miles
per hour when it hit the calf, which
��� aused the auto to swerve on to the
Tliu witness stated that he was
conscious all of the time so that he
knew all that had happened. He
said that he was walking arm in
arm with hls wife at the time they
were hit. When he saw the Wilson
car coming towards them he wit 10
dazed that he did not know what to
do, so sure was he thut it was going
to strike them.
Several pictures were used by Mr.
s. 8. Taylor, to show the exact loca-
tlon    of the    autos,  where the car 1 Ing this afternoon,
stnuk the sidewalk the ilgn on the
sidewalk and  the  trees  nearby,  as
well   as   tlle   cum-   in   the   road   that
hid the Wilson car as il  WBi coining
from Eburne.
Dr. K. II McBwen testified ns to
the condiiton of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis*
when he first saw them In the Haskell car in front of bis place on Sixth
Btrefl and lati r al the Royal Columbian hospital. He described Mrs
Lewis' Injuries aa a bruise ever tho
right forehead, a cut in the left knee,
a brittle over the left I. p, and large!
blood clot under the bruise on the
forehead as well as a blood clot at
tho base of the brain. Tlie end 0.
tiie breast bone was also broken elf
Mr.  Lewis  was  badly injured  In  the
head and hls knee was bruised.
Mr, M. .1. Gaskell. the owner ol
tho enr thnt brought tbe tWO injured people to the hospital In this
city, and his driver, Mr. W. (1. Hall,
testified as to whal took place be-
io*-e tbe a< 1 Id mt, .it the time of the
accident, an 1 after the accident
Mr. s. s. iayior. of Vancouver, 1*
ailing fo)     Wilson  ami    Bllstrom,
while Mr.  W, Q,  Mcl.tianie ftppi  tn 1
for   Burnaby.     The  case  is  continu- THE DELTA TIMES
THURSDAY,  JULY  9,  I914.
It  Is   Understood   Dominion   Govorn-
nient  Will Re Asked to l-'eed
Them on Return.
* A.VOOrVER, July 8.���The Hindus aboard the Komagata Maru, following the appeal court's decision in
the test case, have apparently realized, the hopelessness of their attempt
to thrust themselves on llritish Co-
taimbia, and through iheir executive
committee have formally instructed
iheir counsel to waive further examination   hy  the board  of enquiry.
Mr. Bird, yesterday afternoon tele-
gralied to the Dominion government
In his clients' behalf asking the government to allow the steamer to
come alongside a dock to discharge
the part cargo of Japanese coal, 4,-
UOO tons, which she lias aboard, and
to load outward cargo for the Orient.
The local Hindus, to whom her charter was turned over, have secured
considerable outward cargo for the
vessel here.
The cost of lightering her coal and
the expense of loading cargo from
scows in mid-stream will eat up the
profits, and Mr. Bird informed the
Ottawa authorities ln his telegram
that the local Hindus would deposit
a large sum with the government as
surety that the Komagata's passengers would remain on board the vessel while she was docked. In addition to this bail it is understood that
they are willing to pay the cost of
a guard large enough to make it certain that none of the Hindus would
A message received from Ottawa
asserts that the Court of Appeal having upheld the validity of the Or-
ders-in-Council, the immigration department proposes that the Hindus
affected shall now be deported without further ado. Instructions to
this effeet have already been sent
to the immigration offieers at Vancouver in the event of a judgment
favorable to he government's contention. The despatch states: "It
will be for the local officers of the
department and the owners of the
Komagata Maru to see that the orders are carried out. ln the event
of trouble it may be necessary to deport the Hindus in batches by different ships, but that is a matter to
bo arranged by those on the ground.
"So far as the department is concerned its position is that all classes
of labor should be kept out of British Columbia for a stated period. The
constitutionality of this order being
vindicated by the courts, there
Is nothing to do but to send hack
home those who have come over in
deliberate violation of it.
"Much satisfaction is expressed in
official circles over the outcome of
the proceedings and the unanimous
finding of the Appellate Court as to
their regularity. It is recognized
however, that the question is not to
be settled by the disposition of this
It is understood that an appeai
will go forward to the government of
Canada for very substantial financial assistance towards the Hindus'
return. It is stated that the Hindus
now resident in British Columbia
are at tli" end of their financial resources and that the passengers of
the Komagata Maru are in a destitute condition, A grant of $20,0(11)
is therefore likely to be sought if it
has nol already been appliod for.
The Hindus also desired to make it
very clear yesterday that they came
hero not expecting to break the laws
of the country but with the written
Opinion of a leading firm of Hong
Kong lawyers that they had a legal
right to enter Canada. Their port
of clearance was Hoi g Kong and
they understood that no objections
had been cabled to their coming by
tlie department at Ottawa who had
Uean notified days before they sail d.
"G'urdit Singh and Ills passengers
instead Of desiring to force their
entry Into Canada against the laws
of Canada came here in the utmost
pood faith, believing they had a
right to enter," said Mr. Bird yesterday alter being nllownd for the Iirst
time aboard the Koma/gata Maru.
"Tin's venture has cost In the neigli-
torhood   of  $75,000."
>Ir. Bird adds that It is surely a
matter of regret these matters never
came to light before as in his opinion they put an entirely different
somplexion upon the situation He
reports that he found everybody on
iioard harmonious and Mr, Gurdlt
iln! h and the pesscnaers, while
(tee iv regretting the Judgment of
the court was against them, accented
It without any hesitation and their
only anxiety now is to sail at the
������srl'est possible moment for their
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���uccewful user* of Five Rotes Flour throughout Ctntde.
AUo Uteful Notes on the vanoui classes of good thing*
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Don't forget to tncluee Test* C��nU
in sumps
Xew  Westminster District.
Take Notice that I, Paul Briandt.
of the City of Vancouver, in the
Province of British Columbia, engineer, intend to apply for a license
to .prospect for coal, petroleum and
natural mis, 011 the following described  lands:
Commencing at a post marked
"No. 5 Northwesterly Corner Post,"
at Inverholme Road, SO chains In an
easterly direction along the shore
line; 80 chains in a soutlierly direction; 80 chains In a westerly direction and 80 chains in a northerly
direction to the point of commencement, being submarine lands in the
Delta .Municipality, New Westminster District, joining northerly
Township Three (3), West Coast
Meridian, Section Thirty (30), in
Vancouver Land Division, contain
ing 640 acres, more or less.
New Westminster District.
Delta municipality ig situatprt ,
the mouth of the Fraser Rive. ln ��*
finest agricultural district *��� "���'h*
The chief interests in the Delta _
farming, dairying, frult c^ �����
market gardening, sheep and Zh
breeding. There are also *��
oaunenea in the Delta mu,iicin_m��
There are shipping facilities by r_Ji
and boat to the markets of (������,���_*
and the United States, ih , '
yield is the largest per acre in na?
ada, and the sheep and horse. hS
are the finest In British Columhi.
Along the south bank of the jftt
River there are splendid site, tl
industries. ror
Board of Trade.���President   W  .
Kirkland; sefcretar"y, S. W.' Fl8"h~
meets 2nd Monday in each mouth
Justices of Peace���H. D. Benson u
3. Kirkla*nd, J. McKee, E. L Be'rr.
, ,_ iPolice  Magistrate.���J.  McKpp      7'
They   thought   his would U-.ed.ea. Health Officer.-Dr J  tr.
s formation of a close cor-1     \VJison.
Take Notice that I, Paul Briandt
of the City of Vancouver, In the
Province of British Columbia, en
gineer. intend to apply for a license
to .prospect for ooal. petroleum and
natural gas, on the following de
scribed lands:
Commencing at a post marked
"No. ti Northwesterly Corner Post."
at Tusker Road, 80 chains in an
easterly direction along the shoreline; 80 chains in a southerly direction; 80 chains in a westerly direction and SO chains in a northerly direction to the point of commencement, being submarine lands in the
Helta Municipality, New- Westminster District. joining northerly
Township Three (3 1. West Coast
Meridian, Section Twenty-nine (29),
! in Vancouver Land Division, containing 640 acres, more or less.
President W. E. Maiden Is Elected
Secretary Pro. Teni. and L,
Peterson, Treasurer,
At a well attended meeting of the
Fraser River Fishermen's Protective
Association, in the Eagles hall on
Saturday afternoon, President W. E.
Maiden was elected secretary pro
tem, in the absence of the regular
incumbent of that office, Mr. C. S.
Connell, who is at present out of
the city for the summer.
Mr. ti, Peterson was elected to the
office of treasurer, left vacant by
the resignation of Mr. J. Reichaur
Endorsation of the policy as proposed by the new association was
voiced from practically every municipality in the Fraser Valley Surrey endorsed the proposal to stop
Japs from fishing above the Fraser
bridge, hut not the second proviso,
.a the resolution, viz., tne restriction of licenses for the
lead to the
poration. The reports of meetings
with Col. J. D. Taylor, M.P., Mr. F.
H. Cunningham and with the heads
of the B.C. Packers' Association,
were rend and adopted. A letter
from tho secretary of the Columbia
River Fishermen's Union, of Astoria,
Oregon, was read and ordered filed.
The missive contained many valuable suggestions.
A.  King and Dr.
Witness Says That One Was Drunk
und the Other Apparently
C1IKAM, July 4.���Word was revived here lodny that all further
sea-nth Ing for the bodies of those lost
Iji t ie ill-luted Empress of Ireland
would he abandoned. The ltev. W.
Qui ley, 'vbo left here directly :ifter
the oss of the liner, to conduct a
scSicr, for the bodies of the late Mr.
and Mrs. .las. Grlgg on behalf of
the bereaved family, In a telegram
stated that It was not the Intention
of t * lie���������ui: hip company to attempt
Ut- wj_f: ihe ship. Certificates of
the death of those booking passages
on 1 e ���-��� h 1 p previous to sailing from
.Mi.: res] and lost In tho terrlhlo ac-
_i\iiit will be granted. Mr. Grieg
.too-' out an Insurance policy for $5,-
000 irevlous to leaving on his trl.p
to i igland, This will ho paid to
the     mlly residing here.
Tf  'onto. July    7  -Dr.    Albert
Tyne   brother Of the Hon. Dr. I'yiie,
aiinh'or   of   education   for   Ontario, 1
and hit-tell a distinguished physician j
died   -ere yesterday. |
(From The British Columbian.)
Two men were arrested while finishing their supper in a Vancouver
cafe with  champagne    within    two
hours  after  their   auto   struck  and
killed a  woman on Riverway;  that
one of the men was very drunk, the
other  seemed  dazed  and  Impressed
the  arresting  officers  that he  had
been  drinking though  sober at  the
time of arrest;  that neither was In
condition  to aid  the  man and  woman  they had  run  down,    one    of
them being very drunk,    and    that
they were left In a tangled heap In
jthe   roadway   when   the  auto   bear-
ling Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Lewis left
:tho  scene  of   the  accident   for  the
hospital, were the main  features of
tlie evidence offered at the Inquest
i last   nlg.it   Into   the   death   of   Mrs.
Nellie   Lewis,   who   died   within   an
hour after being struck by an autrf
i on  Riverway last Monday night.    E.
: B, Hllstrom and N. F. Wilson were
the men  arrested, and  they appeared at the Inquest last  night.    They
lare charged  with  manslaughter and
are under $10,000 bonds each to ap-
i pear   for   preliminary   heiarlng  before a    Ilurnaby    magistrate    next
Sny Auto Struck Calf.
The   inquiry   was   marked   by   the
|effort of the solicitor for Hllstrom
and  Wilson  to show that Hilstrom,
the driver of the car, was sober, and
only   Wilson,   the     passenger,     was
idrunk;   that the car was not being
j driven at a high rate of speed; that
the accident was caused by the ma-
chine swerving to miss a calf in the
' -1 ad   aud  an  auto  standing  beside
Ithe  highway  further  along;   that a
second calf was struck, which threw
,the auto to  the sidewalk, and  that
llie calf  was the real  cause of the
tragedy.     Mr. J. F. Baird the solicitor, wa.s called down by Coroner McQuarrie for suggesting answers, ans-
������ i-ring   for  the  witnesses,   securing
|opinions nnd drawing conclusions un-
' *  the guise ���"' cote-examination.
Mr.  W. O.  McQuarrie appeared for
Ilurnaby municipality.
Mr. GaakeU'i Story.
"My Cod, he's killed them," I ex-
|claimed.     "Tlie man    and    woman
j. imply disappeared," tpstif 1f*-<1 Mr. M.
J   Gaskell, head of the firm of M. J.
! Gaskell & Co., of this city and Vancouver,   and  nn  eyewitness  of    the
.tragedy.      Nervously,   and   under   a
great   strain,   Mr.   Gaskell   told   his
story quietly and convincingly.    The
auto driven by Hilstrom came around
the curve below Btrathearn avenue
on  Riverway nt a terrllic    rate    of
speed,      It  swerved  and  the  brakes
were   applied   while  It   was  still   75
'feet from the auto in which Mr. Oas-
'������*!! wns sitting.    The application of
the brakes threw the rear of the machine  Into  the air and    slewed    It
.1 round.     It came nn down the road
lumping and bobbing in the air at
ftn angle. Mr. Gaskell thought It was
woiug lo ?'rike his car and that, they
'would all be killed      He threw himself  back  and  partly  around.    The
j oncoming auto did not strike his ma-
I chine,  hut  Instead  threw  over It a
shower  of   grave]   and   small   stones
I torn   up   from  the road.      The  car
j passed  at  a rate of 86  miles or 40
miles an hour.     Just after lt passed,
j it   dashed   Into  the  sidewalk.      Mr.
and  Mrs.  Lewis    who  w-ere walking
down the pavement, "simply disappeared."
Auto Was Beyond Control.
The wildly driven auto struck the
bank across the sidewalk, turned
and ran up the walk some distance,
finally coming back to the road and
stopping 200 feet away. The auto
was not under control.
Mr. Gaskell then described the efforts of himself, his chauffeur and
Miss Johnston, a trained nurse, to
aid the Injured man and woman. He
sent the driver to get the number of
the car that had struck the people
down. When be found Mrs. Lewis
he thought she was dying. Mr.
Lewis was nowhere to be seen, but
later appeared from on top of the
bank aJbove the road like an apparition, with blood streaming down his
face from  a cut In the  head.     He
I cried: "Where is my wife?     Is she
Gave No Aid.
Mr.  Gaskell described    how they
carried the woman to the car.   They
had been joined by Mr. Phillips, who
i lived   near,  and   who   assisted.     As
j they were placing Mr. Lewis in the
j car the men from the other machine
1 appeared, but did not say anything.
Mr. Gaskell had to ask one of them
three times for his name. This was
Hilstrom. They did not assist. They
were in no condition to do so. Asked
why they could not help, Mr. Gas-
kell said one was very much the
worse for liquor and the other    ap-
' peared stupefied.    As the auto start-
| ed for New Westminster with the Injured people, they were holding on
j to the sides of the car. Mr. Phillips
pushed one of them away and he fell
to the ground. The car left the men
sprawled   In   a   tangled   heap  beside
, the road.
Car Was Coin*? East.
I William John Hall, Mr. Gaskell's
driver, corroborated the testimony
given by his employer. It developed
during lhe cross-examination of
Ihis witness that a calf had been
struck hy Hilstrom's car just after
It passed the Gaskell car, and killed.
The witness was of the opinion that
striking the calf may have made the
car  jump  to  the sidewalk;   that  it
1 would not have done so If tho car
had not been driven so fast. It was
going at leaBt thirty or thirty-five
miles an hour. He did not see the
calf or the people struck. He was
lioking ahead.
Mr. A. J. Phillips testified to hearing the crash and going to the scene
to render assistance.     He said one
I of the men, Wilson, was drunk;
::::.'.rc:r. ho did not sac. but he did
not need to see him.    The smell was
j enough; It was the fumes of whiskey he smelted.
Arrested in Cnfe.
Chief Parkinson, of Burnaby, testified to receiving the information of
the tragedy, and tracing the automobile to an Abbott street gnrage In
Vancouver.   There was blood on the
'tire.    He later arrested the men In
la cafe. They had finished supper
and were drinking. Wilson was very
drunk. Under cross examination the
chief said Hllstrom did not appear
intoxicated at that time, but impressed him as having been drinking; he seemed dazed. The witness
did not see him drink, though a
srlass of wine was In front nf him nn
the table; later Wilson ordered
drinks, but Hilstrom refused to
Mr. Baird did not allow Wilson or
Hilstrom to testify.
The jury added a rider to Its verdict, saying it found the woman
came to her death because of reckless and careless driving, but did not
name the parties responsible.
New Westminster District.
Take Notice that I, Paul Briandt
of the City of Vancouver, in the
Province of British Columbia, engineer, intend to apply for a license
to prospect for coal, petroleum and
natural gas, on the following described lands;
Commencing at a post marked
"No. 7 Northwesterly Corner Post,"
at Smith Road, 80 chains in an easterly direction along the shoreline;
80 chains in a southerly direction;
80 chains in a westerly direction
and 80 chains in a northerly direction to the point of commencement,
being submarine lands in the Delt-*,
.Municipality, New Westminster District, joining Northerly Township
Three (3), West Coast Meridian,
Section Twenty-eight (28), in Vancouver Land Division, 'Containing
640 acres, more or less.
Coroners.���Dr.  A.
J. Kerr Wilson.
School Board���S. Wright, chairmas*
A. deR. Taylor, secretary; j *,*.
Callau. '    *
Farmers' Institute.���C. Davis, prudent; N. A. McDiarmid, secretin
Delta Farmers' Game Protective At
soclation.���Wm. Kirkland, pron.
dent; A. deR. Taylor, secretary
The   secretary   was   instructed   to   Delta   Agricultural   Society.
have loon membership tickets print
ed, and Mr. George Brown reported
the addition of six new members.
Before the business had gotten
properly under way a violently agitated champion of the I. W. W. organization was forcibly ejected from
the meeting after he had become
particularly vituperative ln his de- j
nunciatlon of the association In general and one or two of the officials
in particular.
New Westminster District.
Take Notice that I, Paul Briandt.
of the City of Vancouver, In the
Province of British Columbia, engineer, intend to apply for a license
to iprospect for coal, petroleum and
natural gas. on the following described  lands:
Commencing at a post marked
"No. 8 Northwesterly Corner Post,"
at Matheson Road, 80 chains in an
easterly direction along the shoreline; 80 chains in a southerly direction; 80 chains In a wesleHy direction; 80 chains In a northerly direction to the point of commencement,
being submarine lands in the Delta
Municipality, New Westminster District, joining Northerly Township
Three (3). West Coast Meridian,
Section Twenty-seven (27), in Vancouver Land Division, containing
640 acres, more or less.
New  Westminster  District.
Take Notice that I, Paul Briandt.
of the City of Vancouver, in Ihe
Province of British Columbia, engineer, intend to apply for a license
to prospect for coal, petroleum and
natural gas, on the following described  lands:
Commencing at a post marked
"No. 9 Northwesterly Corner Post,"
ut Emory Road, go chains In an
easterly direction along tiie shoreline; 80 chains In u southerly direction; so chains in a westerly direction, and 80 chains in u northerly
direction to the point or commence-
���u'.'-t. helna submarine Innds In lhe
Delta Municipality, New Westminster District, joining Norther'*!
Township Three (8), Welt Const
Meridian, Section Twenty six (26),
in Vancouver Land District, containing 640 acreR, more or less.
Mr. Oliver   Lewis,   Struck Down on
Riverway, Will Leave Hospital
ln a Few Days.
Mr. Oliver Lewis, who was so seriously Injured at the time Mrs. Lewis
was killed by being struck by a
wildly driven auto on Riverway, at
Strathearn avenue, a week ago, is
rapidly improving In the Royal Columbian hospital and will be able to
leave that institution In a few days.
Hilstrom and Wilson, the drivers
of the car which killed Mrs. Lewis,
will be given a preliminary hearing
before Magistrate Beatty in police
court at Edmonds tomorrow, on a
charge of manslaughter.
White Rock   Residents    Ask   Mem-
berg to Take Action Against
WHITE ROCK, July 6.���At a public meeting held ln the White Rock
school on Saturday evening with S.
J Pearce In the chair the following
resolution waa adopted:
This meeting, called to consider
the application for foreshore leases
in front of sections 10, 11 and 12,
township 1, New Westminster district, requests Col. J. D. Taylor, M.
P., and Mr. F. J. MacKensie, M.P.
P., to take such steps as may be necessary to oppose any application
that would ln any way restrict the
public In the full use and enjoyment
of the foreshore and beaches of
Seroiahmoo Bay. and further that
they use their influence with their
respective governments with a view
of having the said foreshore and
beaches withdrawn as lands open for
lease or purchase and have same reserved for all time for the use and
enjoyment of the public for bathing
and summer resort purposes.
McKee, president; A. deR. TavloV
License Commissioner.���Reeve A. D
Paterson, Councillor S. Morley
3. Harris, J. McKee, J.P., aad E
L. Berry, J.P. - ,
Member of Parliament.���J. D Taylor I
���New Westminster. ' ' |
Member of Local Legislature. F, j
MacKenzle, New Westminster.
Boat Sailings���S3. Sonoma leavei
Ladner for Steveston at 8.30 am
12.30 p.m., and 6.30 p.m. connect-
tlng with the B.C.E.R. cars Ferry
boat leaves Ladner for Wood-
wards at 7, 9 and 10 a.m., 1.30,
3.30 and 6 p.m., returning leavei
Woodwards at 7.30, 9.30 and
10.30 a.m. and 2, 4 and 6.30 p.m.
On Sunday leave Ladner at 9 and
10 a.m. and 1.30, 3, 6 and 7 p.m.
and half an hour later from
Woodwards. The S.S. Transfer
leaves for New Westminster dally,
except Sundays, at 7 a.m.; returning leavee New Westminster at 2
p.m., reaching Ladner at 6.30 p.m.
Railways.���Great Northern leav.-
Port Guichon daily for New West-
minster and Vancouver at 7 a.m.;
returning, leaves Vancouver ?,t
2.30 p.m., reaching Port Guichon
about 6.30 p.m. B.C.E.R., Lulu
Island Branch, E. Stirling, superintendent; Vancouver to Eburne
and Steveston���Cars leave Granville street depot (at north end
of bridge over False Creek) to
meet New Delta at 8.30 a.m. tnd
3.30 p.m. and leaves for New
Westminster via Eburne at 8.00
a.m. and 3 p.m. Special car for
Eburne at 6.00 a.m. Cars lean
Steveston at 6.SO a.m. and hourly
until 11.30 p.m. Sunday service
���First car leavee either terminus
at 8.30 a.m.' hourly service thereafter until 11.30 p.m. I
Post Office.���Hours, 8 a.m. to ?
p.m. Mall for Vancouver closei
at 12 noon; for New Westmlnitei
and up river points at 6.30 a.m.;
closed all  day Sunday.
Municipal Council.���Meets In tM
Municipal Hall, Ladner, on t!t��
second and fourth Saturday! 10
each month at 2 p.m. Reeve A.
D. Paterson; councillors, .las. Savage, Joseph Harris, Seymour Buf',
Snm Morley, Chris Brown; clerk,
N.  A.  McDiarmid.
New Westminster District.
The   family  remedy   for   Coufht   and   Colda.
Small  do��e.     Small   bottle.    Beat  eince   1870
Take Notice that I, Paul Briandt.
of the City of Vancouver, In the
Province of British Columbia, engineer, intend to apply for a license
to prospect for roal. petroleum and
natural gus. on the following described  lands:
Commencing nt a nost marked
"No. 10 Northwesterly Corner Post,"
at Oliver Road, SO chains in an
easterly direction along the shoreline; 80 chains In a southerly direction; 80 chains in a westerly direction, and 80 chains in �� northerly
direction to the point of commencement, being submarine lands In the
Delta Municipality, New Westminster District, joining Northerly
Township Three (8), West Coast
Meridian, Sections Twenty-five (25)
nnd Thlrty-Blx (36) in ' Vancouver
Land Division, containing 640 acres,
more or less.
Holy Communion, first and third
Sundays at 11 a.m., second fourth
Sundays at 8 a.m.; matins, 11 a.m.;
Sunday schoolat 10 a.m.; Evenln��
Service at 7.30 p.m.; Wednesday
"venlng, Litany at 8.30. Rev. C. C
Hoyle,  M.A.,  vicar.
Raptlst Church.
Pastor���Rev. D. G. Macdonald
I.adner���Sunday school, 11 a.m.;
evening service, 7.30 p.m.; prayi-r
m.etlng, Wednesday, 7.30 p.m.; missionary meeting every first Wednesday under the auspices of the Ladies-
Crescent Island���Sunday school, 1
p.m.; service, 3 p.m ; singing practice and Blhle reading, Tuesday, 7.3��
Gulfside Schoolhouse���Union Sua
day school, 2 p.m.; singing practice
and Gospel service. Friday, 7.30.
Church services will be held every
other Sunday, beginning with Sunday, November 14, 1903. Parochial
mass at 10.30 a.m.; Sunday school,
2 p.m.; evening devotion, 3 p.m.;
a.m. Rev. Father W. Chaput, parish
Services next Lord's Day at 11
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; class meeting,
before the morning service every
Sunday; Sabbath school at 10 a.m.
every Sunday; Epworth League
every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Rev. C.
Wellesley Whittaker, pastor.
St.  Andrew's  Presbyterian.
Services next Lord's Day at 11
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; week night services on Thursday evening at 7.30
o'clock; Sunday school at 2.30 pm
Rev. J. J. Hastie, minister.
Any corrections In above names
or times should be sent to the office
of the Delta Times, Ladner. B.C.
The Delta Times Is published every
Thursday from the Times Building, Ladner, B.C. J. D. Taylor,
Coal mining rights or the Dominion, In Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, thi
Northwest Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a tern)
of twenty-one years at an annual
rental of fl an acre. Not more thas
2560 acres will be leased to one applicant.
App-icatlon   for  a  lease  must be
made by the applicant In  person to
the Agent  or Sub-Agent of ths d!i- 1)
trlct In which the rights app!i<*'l '*""
are situated.
In surveyed territory the lanl)
must he described by sections, or
legal subdivisions of sections, and
In unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the
applicant  himself.
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of |5, which will be
refunded If the rights applied for
aro not available, but not otherwise-
A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the
rate of flva cents per ton.
The person operating the mln��
shall furnish the Agent with sworn
returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and
pay the royalty thereon. If the coal
mining rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished
at least once a year. ,
The lease will Include the coal
mining rights only, but the lessee
may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights mny DS
considered necessary for the worK-
Ing of the mine at the rate of t^.w
an  acre.
For full Information appH'-"tlon
should be made to the Secretary <"
the Department of the Interior, '"'*
tawa, or to any Agent or Suh-Agen
of Dominion Lands.
Deputy Minister of the Inferior.
N.B.���Unauthorised publication or
this advertisement will not be psi"


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