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Array Volume 7
IS DIPPING
POTATO SEED
DELTA TIMES
LADNER. B. C. THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1914.
$1.00 A YEAR
Coiiini--'
ndnble   Policy   Pursued   by
Queen of the May Is Crowned
,.,,,,,,.,-���ltlif_:lit Is Only Common Disease In Delta.
One larmer, at least, is dipping his
-otiito   seed this spring,    which   Is
JometUing of an innovation in Del- .
ta    Grain seed has been dipped by j
progressive farmers    for years, but j
almost, as much could be said of the j
necessity for dipping potato    seed, i
Potatoes ure one of  Delta's    prin- I
dpal cropB, and a policy,    followed
I,,. au ������lowers, of keeping the crop j
,j free Horn disease as possible, Is
5lire to react sooner or later on the
market value of Delta-grown spuds.
���'Blight is the only disease 1 find
to any extent    In Delta    potatoes," |
said a large and careful    buyer to
The Tini's recently.      "Occasionally :
[there   is common    scab    caused by
IRver-fertillzatlon���It is comparative- <
fh Infrequent.      The growers   can't
I'g'ivo too much    attention    to their j
seed.   Let them dip it all and Delta's
reputation will grow by bounds frbni
year to year."
Delta spuds are    not    altogether I
marketed yet.   One buyer picked up
a hundred tons this    week.      The :
potato market Is harder to beat than !
tie stock marketr    as    many local
ranchers  will   testify.    Some  farmers sell because they need the cash. |
Others held for high prices and unload when the market first begins to
drop.    Still   others    have a selling
plai< which they follow    year after
| year. It will be generally admitted
that in the sale of the spuds usually
very little science goes, unless lt is
tarnished by the buyer.
.hia is tlie selling method followed by one farmer.      Every   year he
| hold- bis crop around until the first
neck in June. He asserts that in a
periotl covering many years he has
lost out only twice on fills scheme.
On one occasion he picked up $50 a '
ton [or his tubers. At present lie '
has one hundred tons in pits, and a
month from now he expects to get
135 a ton for them. It ls one farmer
.gainst another in all market plans
i epl < o-operation. If all Delta
ranchers held till June the result
can be imagined.
Ashcroft potatoes held for high
prices in the late winter months
were caught by the falling market
ami large consignments were sacrificed,
Fifteen dollars a ton is now being paid for local spuds. The market is very unsteady, however, and
higher, or even  lower, prices, may
| obtain before the end of the week.
The rush days    of    seeding time
I are now pretty well over ln this dls-
I trlct, a.id ranchers aro commencing
10 relax a little.
QUEEN EVA
(From The British Columbian.) de.'.-OFated  them  adding not  a  little
Under the bluest of blue skies and   to the brightness and brilliancy of
with not a cloud to darken the bril- . the animated scene,
liant assemblage, Library Square, on i     Moving down Eighth street to Co-
Agnes street presented a splendidly ^���^J^^9^B_J>*^,}^^
animated appearance when the May
NEW PLANT IS
IN OPERATION
Factory of the B. C. .Milk Condensing
Company Started on Monday-
Much Milk Required.
The B. C. Milk Condensing Company's new factory at Ladner started operation on Monday, enough
milk being received to satisfactorily
test out '.he machines. Since then
tho plant has been running up to
expectations, the evaporating plant
having been' started on Tuesday.
Several thousand pounds of the finished product of the plant will result
from these initial operations. When
the plant Is running to full capacity,
50,000 pounds of milk will be required each day. A near market being thus provided for the rich pro-
duet of the dairy farms of Delta municipality. The price to be paid Is
yet to be announced. Messrs. Alexander and Wylio have taken the contract for collecting the milk throughout the district.
The factory will give employment
to some ten or twelve girls and boys,
in addition to the expert adult operators.
The samples of milk already obtained from the farmers are of a
rich quality and the company anticipate that the product of the factory
will be the superior of any milk
condensing factory on the . Lower
.Mainland. It will be the aim to secure first-class milk and to produce
at all times canned milk and cream
of the highest standard.
XEW    WESTMINSTER    MARKET.
SUFFRAGE BILL BEFORE LORDS.
Viscount     Haldane     Believes     Co-
operation of Women Vital in
Class  Problems.
LONDON,  May  6.���Women    suffrage was the subject of a long dis
cussion In the House of Lords yes-,.,, ..
terday  when  the  Earl  of  Seltoorne   V      ��7\i  L ��� 1 *
moved the second reading of a bill   ��eg ^Mutton  per Xti   18
giving  the   parliamentary  franchise �� J��J* ��*"%>�� lb' V ij0"  lie
to those women possessing votes at | vea1' ReJ^MMte.'
Prices of Last Market Are Repeated
���Many Buyers and Much
Produce.
The New Westminster weekly
market last Friday provided an excellent supply of varied food products for the crowd of buyers. Poultry sold at last week's prices of 23
to 24 cents a pound live weight.
Meat was In fair quantities, selling
at   stationary   prices.
Butter was as usual in good demand and sold at 35 and 40 cents
a pound retail and 30 and 35 cents
a pound wholesale. Eggs, both retail and wholesale, sold at the same
price of last market day.
Fresh lettuce sold for five cents
per bunch. Rhubarb brought five
and ten cents per pound. There
was a fair supply of asparagus,
which sold at two bunches for 2.9
cents.
Feed prices remained stationary,
which were 25 centB per bale wholesale for straw and 50 cents retail,
while hay is $12 a ton wholesale
and $16 per ton retail. Alfalfa
sold for $20 a ton wholesale and
$22 a ton retail.
Wholesale Poultry.
Poultry, live weight .... 23c to 24c
Ducks, live weight 22c
Retail Poultry.
Spring chickens, dressed, lb.  ..  25c
Hens, dressed, per lb.. .  20c to 22o
Vegetables.
Potatoes, per sack       $1.00
Potatoes, per ton      $18
Carrots,   per  sack       75c
Cabbaf.es, per sack  76c
Turnips, per sack     75c
Lettuce, per bunch     5c
Onions, green, per bunch      5c
Asparagus, two bunches for  ...25c
Parnsips, per sack       75c
Rhubarb, per lb 5c
Cucumbers, each      15c
Radishes, per bunch     5c
Eggs and Batter.
Eggs, retail      30c
Eggs, wholesale    25c
Butter, retail, per lb 40c
Butter, wholesale     35c
Wholesale Meat.
Pork, per lb    10c to 12c
Pork (salt) per lb 13c
12c
c
c
dense crowds lining the wide thoroughfare, up Columbia    to Leopold
BOUNDARY BAY NOTES.
Mr, W. J. Brandrith Is back from
i business trip to Victoria.
Mr. Sam Rawlins cdntemplates
won removing his family to the
Arthur Farm, on Parmiter Road,
whieh he has rented for three years.
The council is making a much-
: Improvement in the widen-
in '���; of the road from Whylie's corner
local government elections. He said
lt was estimated that one million
women in the British Isles would |
benefit by the passiage of the bill.
He asserted that the vast majority
of women were opposed to militancy. He expressed his belief that
tbe idea that men and women voters would divide on sex lines was a
delusion, and gave it as his opinion
Day parade, headed by May Queen |Hfttfe"tmd thencTtTthe oarll^After ithat the demand for votes made by
jvjjss Eva Atkinson  as the crowning   the .__,,...  _{ the p���k Ve Queen Iwomen wno Pald taxes was f��un,-e4.
tentre of a bevy of pretty maids of 'was e8corted to the daiB and there on Justice-  ' ��:       " "
honor, left the corner of Agnes and   crott.nPd QUeen Eva I    Barl Curz��n of Keddleston moved
Eighth    streets    to    parade    down |     -,,.,..  ..     _���_-,,'   ...    , ,������ the rejection of the bill, not merely,
Eighth   to Columbia,   and    up the U^^^g^^ <jff** he said, because it would introduj,
main street to Queen's Park. the grounds    became   Vowded    bv a great 80clal revolutlon'    but    be"
Followlng the carriage of the ; gj���f���^ of kfddL who went di-lcause lt would be Wlous to the,
queen came the autos of the corn- ��?"���*��J����l��' Wm th^ IwJa ��""��,��'t�� ��f *��m���- *���D a measure,
mlttee and the marshals of the par- \T'�� ^ o^^Vitn ft??, \*l?*����; ^J^JfcF&Kl
ade.    Cars loaded with    civic olfi- ���""*" "��,""t ���-���*������*���" *'*���> -��i*>*.-*��������-- ���� ���fa
cials and well known citizens Col*- i proimds contributed hundreds. By
lowed in order and the balance of itht, time the parade reached the park
tho many cars were crowded with tne grandstand was black with peo-
chlldren in bright array. With flags .,!ft and iiteraiiy several thousand
flying, bauds playing and every de- ha,- overflowed into the bleachers
tail of the work carried out to per- al-d on to t_ne ovai,
fectioii.    this   year's   old-fashioned
SCHOOL LEAGUE
MAY BE FORMED
Suggestion   Made   That   Juniors   of
Bridgeport,    Westham,    and
Lwlner Get Together.
looming up as a possibility is a
three-cornered school lacrosse league
with Ladner, Westham Island aud
Bridgeport as members. The idea
had previously suggested itself to
some of the sport enthusiasts of the
Delta, but the first to act were the
young stickhandlers of Bridgeport.
They have organized a team, purchased sweaters and equipment,
and have played several practice
games. At. a recent meeting they
voted to open negotiations to form
a school league with Ladner and
Westham.
Several x>l the Ladner boys, to
whom the subject was broached, received It very favorably, and It is
thought the public school authorities would endorse it. The .Bridgeport team, while taking it's name
from the locality on Lulu Island
near Eburne, is yet representative
of the whole of Richmond municipality, because Bridgeport draws its
students from Steveston, Lulu, Sea
Island and the other districts.
Inasmuch as Richmond bas a team
in the Lower Fraser Valley League,
the schedule of the school league
might very well be worked out along
the lines of the older association.
MINERS  MUST  GIVE   UP  ARMS.
u<__-u��  ui   sp*-_iai  cm ��  uu   toe  a. i    ���.        .- .       .. ���     _,_u _��� _.__
, ���    _���   v>    ,,,.,-iV,-,    ji-.,...     *-     fv,_,'nate effect upon the relations of the
(..   h.  ,R.  running    direct    to    the _ ,. .       ,.
  sexes, and would weaken the prestige and Influence of Great Britain
Beef, best rib roastjs  18c
Beef, loin -. 25c
Beef, short loin  28c
Beer, sirloin  23c to 25c
Boiling Beefs 12 l-2c
Beef, pot roast 15c
-Pork  20c to 25c
Pork Chops ....... i  18 c
Mutton    18c to 20c
Log of Mutton  18c
Sugar cured corned pork 15c to 20c
Home-made pork sausage 15c to 20c
Salted Pigs' Head, lb   8c
Pickled Pigs' shanks, per lb. ... 10c
Sugar cured hogs' heads, lb. ... 8c
Sugar cured corned beef, lb. ... 15c
Picnic Hams, lb 14c
Pure Lard 15c to 16c
Sugar cured bacon     22c
Sugar cured boneless ham 25c
Spring lamb, fore qr., each . . .$1.50
Spring lamb, hind qr., each . . . $2.50
Here everything was ready for the !
throughout the world. Steelhead salmon, per lb  15c
He   asserted     that   an   Inevitable ! Red Spring Salmon, per lb  15c
corollary of giving the vote to wo- I white f-ipring Salmon, per lb . . 10c
men was to grant to them the right i sturgeoh   per lb 16c
to sit In parliament. I 'So]ea> pe'r lb-  , /.[ \ [ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 10c
celebration of crowning the Quaes ! SOramble" for"toe~Ioodfe-VtoV��da.l.        on Newton ,*?���?!*?? that mil1"  Oollchans, 3 lbs  2 5c
of the May will gp down   as one of   the  Mw pole  dancers  wLe  ready .tfn\cy \as wTan s blind *'ev1?.n5e ��" ! ���*�����- ��er lb    12 !-�����
tbe most successful in tbe history of   J��  ft  *��  STtttSTpffi7u\ ll^ttTAlTT th^ffbelK I Ha"bUt' 3 lbS  25C
the  folk  dances  there,  and  as were ,, ardt,been treated    b>    Ule    L I Herrings, 4 lbs  2.
ity   scores of children ready to take.partj1' v^ount Ha-icane said the coun-
try was approaching the time when
it   would   have   to   deal   with   class
tho city.
Headed  by the
Vancouver
Mr�� and��MM.  Creech have eatab-1 b��*le and_drum_ band, the _ various   [��� the races and other'sports.   From
I '    'and SKStK �� to|*toS on U,o LowerMalnland made   there  was not  an*., ment  in^hicb
ed on frcu. all sides.      Troops were !     Movln6 pIcture films by which all i?at��  were  part  Of these  problems. ! ���?f
ii.        e     \T-._.��1.     liiiMiiAittiAS      ill <\c _.       .. . 'ii        ..ii__.     ........_._.........). ' \   1 n I at _
.   ,. *      ,,,,    ,.  ,..     ��� .. ,      a .splendid showing and their smart   there   was not  something doing  for
V'';;;^ Oun���^ *���� f^OVttilf comment, ���,.,,   enjoyment of the kiddles.
Farm,   Boundary    Hay,   Is   hauling ..,,���,.,,���.,������
<500 lbs. of milk daily for the Stan-  thi* .lrom Hwtt U n ou rn   Cl.es
dar.l  Milk  Co..  of  Vancouver. ' terfield   Hastings,    Orandview, Sey-
Mr. K. cammidge, of South ' mour. Hammond, Port Coqiiitla.-i
Orange I'arni. reports that bis new and the local troop under bcout-
hmise is nearly completed.    He also ; master R. F, Day
No les.s than forty autos took Dart
In the parade, tho gay streamers
aud    multi-colored    bunting    which
Crabs, 2 for	
Flowers.
Bedding plants, per dozen..
, . ,    ,, .,���        Cabbage plants 2 1-2 doz . .
problems in which  the co-operation i   . lllIfIowe     2 (lo-. for
iof women  had  become vital     Tba.U       tQ    ,an, &
of    the    birth and death , ,_,,,,.���    ',,..,
>c
25c
President    Wilson Orders    Disarmament of All Civilians in Col.
oi-ado Strike Districts.
WASHINGTON,    May    2.���President Wilson today ordered complete
disarmament of all   civilians In the
Colorado strike district.    The order
was made    through    Garrison, who
issued a proclamation    couched    in
Imperative  military language,  summoning every one ln the strike zone
who possesses arms   or ammunition
to surrender them    to    the federal
troops.      Receipts are promised for
arms and ammunition   surrendered.
This promise  is the    only    pledge
that they will ever be returned.    It
is stated a time limit    will    be set
within which the order must be complied with. _     .......
Colorado was divided when the.
federal troops were ordered there
Into four military zones���those of
Canyon City, Trinidad, Louisville
and Ludlow. As more troops arrive
it is expected the zones will be subdivided. Secretary of War Garrison-
Is ln personal charge of the situation. No single military commander
will have charge of all troops ln the
mine fields. The secretary submitted to the president reports from
Major Holbrook, now ln the strike
zone. Ho said the disarmament order Is not intended to affect the material interests of either the mine
owners or miners, and It will be applied impartially to both. Two more
troops of cavalry from Georgia are
expected In Denver Monday More
troops were sent on the strength of
representations from Governor Amnions and Major Holbrook that there
was not enough regulars on the spot
to relieve the militia in all parts of
the strike district
question
-.dc
25c
25c
25c
potted        35c
Canada will see the manner in which   ^ 'of"the'"want  o? attention"'^ j >,'iolets'  ** 1,"nch,    '*��
the Royal City celebrates May Day, I    rf ,   problems   had   been   brought ^a,ns>' Plants, per doz .25c
were taken of the parade as it pass- -bout  ��. conrlllded. because wnmen - l��?JZ'*��1���it?'J��T d0Z ?1-����
ed down Eighth street and again on ,   d  nQ  direct  means of exerclsing   Jfyaolnttos, potted
MAY NOT PROROGUE TILL JUNK.
Debate <m C. ..V. It. Proposals May
Not Commence Until
Next Week.
"tab     that   bo    has   had    Windsor
,lr"'��l  ''eans |n  full  bloom  for over
"���Vf>   Weeks.
Mr.    William    Pybus,    of    School
Hon " Hill, was a visitor to the Ter-
:i"   I  City  last  week.
Professor   Winskill,   M. 1��. A.,   has
half an  acre of his farm  in
u>|,lH!ijes   which   he   Intends   mar-
" a   Vancouver.    Tbls   gontle-
���an  has  a  considerable   knowledge
��� raspberry culture.
Columbia street,    un u>>* ��>m V.'.'"* Itfolltioal power.
On the oval films
were taken of the crowning of the
May Queen, and the May pole and
folk   dances.
OPINION  IS DIVIDED.
DEATH OF M. P. IS SUDDEN.
REVENUE OVE1M-.STIMATKD.
HMIAV.W BOARD RULING.
last, shows that    the
cvenue fell  considerably below  the
D-cll
lines (o Order Companies to Re-
��ei ve Seats In Tourist Cars in
the Daytime.
. OTTAWA, May 6.���Mr. D'Arcy,
-1"11' assistant rhlef commissioner,
J' 'he Hallway Board, has written a.
Judgment dealing with the appllrn-
���'"'1 made by Ernest Sims, of the Sal-i
> iii, vrmy, asking the board to,
1SH" ni order compelling railway,
���ompanies to provide for the resern
Wion or seats during the day time
'In their tourist cars.     Mr. Scott sees
 essity   to   order  the  railway,
ni ies  to  comply  with  the  re.
It being pointed
Rev. Sylvester Home Palli Demi at ! '.Vi-stein   Canada   Power   Company's
His Wife's Feet on Steamer*'! Earnings ���'"" Below Estimated
Deck. |*<*r->i(tts for Veur.
TORONTO, May 4.���While on hls MONTREAL, May 4. -The an-
wny hern to deliver a:i address to the nual report of the Western Canada
Canadian BroBmrhood at the Metro-1 Power Company for the year ended
polltan church, Rev. Sylvester December 31
Home, niomber of the British house
ni commons for Ipswich, fail dead J estimated amoubt
on the deck of the Niagara steamer out that the unavoidable
Corona, on Saturduy night, at the getting tho U. C. Electric Railway
feel of bis wile. He wns visiting the i contract into working order, and the
American continent for the purpose j general depression In industrial busl-
Ol delivering a series of lectures at j ness, caused a 'arge proportion of
Yale university. These were con- j the motorB connected to the com-
Cluded last week, and his visit to To- patty's mains to be Idle."
ronto was the rpsult of a" Invltttloo The report does not show operat-
from tho Canadian Brotherhood of Ing profits, but it is pointed out tbat
the British branch of wno., Ue wus . in the twelve months 48,196,000
Drosidenl i kllowat hours were sold and realized
  *j a revenue or $2(13,697.    Against/his
��� *""" i it was estimated a year ago that net
Some  Residents  of  f'oni-tenny   Seel;
Incorporation Whllo Others
Oppose the Proposal.
VICTORIA, May 1.- -Courtenay,
on Vancouver island In the Comox
district, is seeking Incorporation,
but residents In the locality are in-
no means unanimous on tha subject.
Yesterday     deputations       presented
OTTAWA, May 4.���Tbe    expectation in parliamentary circles is that
the debate of the ('. N. R. proposals
15c to 25c I will not commence In the commons
Calla lilies, potted   25c j before Thursday    next,    while it  is
Easter lilies, each  ....'. 50c, possible it  may go    over    until tbe
Rose bushes, each 35c to 50c   following week.    The amended reso-
Raspberry bushes, 6 for     25c . lutlon will require forty-eight hours'
Gooseberry bushes,  2   for       25c   notice,    but    apart from    that    the
Currant bushes, 2 for 25c , otll��� detailed Information asked for
  I Will  not  be  ready  for  two or three
LANSDOWNE NEXT
'KEMIEIt.
! days    It haa been arranged that the
j general railway    estimates    for the
department    Of railways,    Including
the X. T. It. and I. ('. R. vote, will be
taken up cn Tuesday and will proba-
i bly .ni upv a couple of days.      it is
Lord   Cut/on   Indicates   How  Choice
of   Inlon sts   Will  Kail  in
Event ot Victory.
LONDOS', May 2.���Probably thei likely that the three or lour .lays
both sides of the rase at a meeting most significant event of recent | will be devoted to the discussion of
or tho Provincial executive. politics is  the  indication    by    Lord j the militia estimates when  they are
Those opposing    the    application   Curzou ln n speech beforo a demon-11 rought up for    discussion,    while a
lelays In [contend that tbe present population   strntlon of the Primrose League that
-inn
LI* K SAVING BRANCH. '
-The  llfe-sav-
OTTAWA.   May   6.-
'"est.    lie points out that tourist
,;ir* are really second class sleeper^ . ,.���.,���  ,������.,,
"s"l by those taking a long journey, Ing branch which lias always been
*ho cannot af?ordnBto pay for ac, administered by toe Marino Depart,
��'"'.n>odntions In the flrst-claas cars, ment   has   bee     Ir.;��'���?���������   ��  ��J
Naval Service Department. ing im\
provements In the life-saving stan
tions throughout Canada are plan-;
ned.
earning! available for bond Interest
in 1918, would be ?375,000.
HEEI'GEES AT SAX DIEGO.
Is too small, and that the area proposed to be Included, 600 acres,
look In a district which was sparsely settled.
No decision  was reached.
CARTIER MEMORIAL.
the Marquis of Lansdowne would
be the premier of the next Unionist
administration.
The demonstration was a big one,
and showed little indication of surrender unon the Irish question,
though there was nothing actually
said  which could be taken    as dls-
short naval debate is anticipated on
the estimates of thfl naval branch.
The general belief now prevails that
the bouse will not prorogue until
well Into June.
SCIENTISTS  HONOR   LANGLEV.
MONTREAL,   May  2
of control yesterday officially adopt-   the day
WASHINGTON.    May     6.���Scien-
rhe board   turbing  the  peaceful  atmosphere  of ,*���.���   and   avlntors   todav   j0*ned   ln
doing honor to Langley, Inventor of
ed the pJan for the George Etienno ,     Meanwhile, there Is a growing do-'tno heavier-than-alr machine.  Lang-
Cartier 'memorial, drawn up by the  sire  among  the  Radical  politicians   )ev   d|e(1   onetttMy  broken-bearte.l
'VIOSTERNERS GET DEGREES
MILLIONAIRE DIES.
KINGSTON,    Ont.,    April    28.���
"Hum- those receiving B. A. degrees
Jt (.neon's    University    are, Bessie;
"���-Kay, Vancouver, and H. T. Arch- i
bnl|l. Victoria, B. C.    At the univer-      TORONTO. May  4.���Duncan  Mac-
'��>��� 'onvocation  on Wednesday af-  Martin,  one of    Montreal's  leading
'""Kion    sir Sandford    Fleming of buslt.ess men. and a millionaire mine
"u*wa will be installed as chancel-, owner ln  New Ontario   died  Satur-
'" I' the thirteenth term. He has day Slight at a private hojpltftl heM
��lready served thirty-six years as of pneumonia, after a briet Illness.
Htancellor. .
SAN DIEGO. May 6.���The Mexican liner Mazatlau arrived here today with a hundred and forty men,
iity-five women, and thirty chll-
i ren, refugees from Mazatlan, Topo-
lobampo and nearby towns.
Cartler centenary committee, and
voted $21,500 towards completing
and Improvements contemplated by
the plan. The monument to the
confederation statesman Is to be
'erected at the foot of Mt. Royal,
facing Park avenue.
that at any cost a conference should  frora ri[||ru]e nl)CUU his or*Kinal ma_
be   brought   about  between   Sir   Ed- cb*ne
ward  Carson  and Mr.    John    Red
mond.
SENATOR GIBSON DEAD.
llie was in his 4 4th year.
TORONTO. May 5.���Senator William Gibson, tbe president of the
Bank of Hamilton, passed away at
Beamsville, Ont., yesterday forenoon.
RATIFICATION MUST WAIT.
DIAMONDS RECOVERED.
WASHINGTON. May 1.���All efforts to obtain immediate ratification by the senate of the agreement
with Colombia providing for the pay- , , .
ment of $25,000,000 by the United !(oa8t have boen making
States and giving Colombia's war- search for the past week,
ships the free use of    the    Panama I monds   are   the   property
SAN FRANCISCO, May 2.���A
chance arrest of a negro roustabout
of the Sells-Kioto circus in Berkley
jesterday led to the recovery of a
rope of diamonds valued at $100,01-0
for  which  the police of the Pacific
a    secret
ORDERS SHRAPNEL SHELLS.
PHILADELPHIA, May 6.���
Frankfort Arsenal today received a
government order for a hundred
thousand three-inch shrapnel shells,
the largest contract it has ever
handled.
CAPITALIST DROPS DEAD.
PA1X) ALTO, Cal.. May 4.���O.  P.
Tho dia- i spaulding.   a  capitalist  of  Portland.
 _ ��f   Mrs. !ore.,  dropped    dead    yesterday    of
canal, has been practically abandon- '''ran'' G. Hogan, wife of a wealthy |heart disease at Woodwlde, Cal..
ed by the administration, pending and prominent resident of Pasadena. Inhere he was visiting at the home
the settlement of the differences Mrs. Hogan lost the diamonds white [of \y. S. Sanford. a San Francisco
with Mexico. attending the circus there. Commission  merchant.
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���i THE DELTA TIMES
THURSDAY. MAY 7, 1914.
HIGH JUMP CROWNING EVENT.
Warwick King, of Coquitlam, Wins
Unstinted Applause at Vancouver Horse Show.
VANCOUVER, May 1.���The high
jump, up to six feet, was the final
and crowning event of the Horse
Show last evening, Credential taking
the blue ribbon, with Warwick King,
a little hackney stallion belonging
to Mr. Malcolm Stewart of Coquitlam, coming second. The efforts of
the latter were loudly applauded,
the little animal seeming to spring
straight up like a rubber ball and
then put himself over the bars by a
spasmodic kick in midair, his tail
never ceasing to wag.
Pepperpot and Lady Galore, Mr.
D. C. McGregor, Fraser Arm, Burnaby, fourth in pair of carriage
horses, appointments class.
Jerry, W. H. B. Medd, James Island, fourth in draught mare or
gelding class.
Pepperpot, fourth in high stepper, mare or gelding class.
Great Northern King, Fashion
stables, New Westminster, first, and
Del Rialto, Dr. J. K. Wilson, Ladner, second, in track horse, stallion,
trotter.
City Lady, Riverside Farm,
Eburne, second and reserve in
draught mare bred in B. C.J also
second in draught mare bred in
Canada.
Babe Adams, A. C. Hummer,
Chilliwack. third for standard mares
bred in British Columbia.
Lady Galore. Mr. D. C. McGregor,
first for hackney mares bred in B.
C. *
Rassaldar, Hector McFadyen,
Hastings Park, second and reserve,
and Del Rialto, Dr. Wilson, Ladner,
third, for stallions, three years and
over, bred in B. C.
Pilchard, Mr. Joseph Travers, New
Westminster, third for Clydesdale
stallion, any age, with pedigree registered in the Clydesdale Stud Book
of Canada.
Tom and Jerry, Mr. Medd, James
island, winner for pair of agricultural horses, owned and showed by
a bona fide farmer of British Columbia.
Other British Columbia entries
include the Fashion livery of Hew
Westminster with two entries, Mr.
Joseph Gilmore of Terra Nova who
has taken prizes with some of his
half dozen entries, Mr. J. W. Holllnshead of Ladner, who, although
84 years old, is still able and eager
to show his own stock in hand; Mr.
A. C. Hummer of Chilliwack, wno
has some fine pacers; Mr. Joseph
Johnston of Oakalla. who showed in
the roadster novice class; Mr. James
McCulloch of Steveston with a string
of ponies; Mr. Carl Van Mackenson
of Port Kells, with bis hackney stallion Ryedale King; Mr. Hector Mc-
Fayden of Hastings Park, with three
entries; Dr. J. G. McKay of New
Westminster with half a dozen
entries; Lieutenant Alex. McPber-
son of Edmonds; Mr. W. H. B. Medd
of James island, whose entries bave
been successful in taking a good
many ribbons; Mr. Wm. Reid of
Hastings Park, the Riverside farm of
Eburne, which had half a dozen
entries; Mr. John Savage of Westham island with his big Clyde,
Halley's Comet; Shaw and (.'hell of
Central Park with two entries; Mr.
Malcolm Stewart of Coquitlam with
his jumper Warwick King; Mr. Tos.
Travers of New Westminster with his
ponies; Dr. ,1. Kerr Wilson of Lad-
ner, who lias taken several prizes;
Mr. Fred Wilmshurst also of Ladner
who has half a dozen entries.
DANCES GAVE KEEN CONTEST.
Howay School Leads in Folk Dance
���Queensboro is First tor
May Pole Dance.
(From The British Columbian.)
Every school in the city was represented in the Folk and May pole
dances at Queen's Park Friday
and it was only after the hardest
kind of work on the part of the
judges, tbat the prizes were awarded.
Thoroughly drilled by Mr. Harry
Johnston, the pretty children were
lined up for the folk dance on the
green, and accompanied by the city
band, the little tots stepped right
merrily through the intricacies and
mazes of the dance. So close were
the dancers in point of merit that a
second trial was asked before the
award for this event was won by
the Howay school with 26 points-
Herbert Spencer and John Robson
schools with 22 points each tying for
second place. Lord Lister, Lord
Kelvin and Richard McBride schools
each received 19.
Previous to mounting the raised
platform to compete for the May
pole dance honors, the kiddles
danced around the May poles on the
sward in trial efforts and her. the
superiority of the Queensboro scholars was plainly evident, their work
of winding the ribbons singly, doubly, or in fours, being particularly
good, not one mistake being made
throughout and the completion of
their attempt met with unstinted
applause.
Children representing Queensboro.
John Robson, Lord Kelvin, Lord
Lister and Richard McBride schools
took part in the competition da.ice
and this time the superiority of
Queensboro was not so marked, the
Lord Kelvin troupe tripping the
dance to such good purpose that
the judges in their final summing
up, declared a dead beat and after
several moments of discussion the
Queensboro pupils received first honors by just one point, the fiaal
count being Queensboro 111, Lord
Kelvin 110.
The May pole dances were watched throughout by an admiring
throng of several thousand and with
each troupe nicely gotten up in ihw
colors of their school, the scene was
a pretty one and well wonh attention from old or young. The judges
for both events were Rev. Canon
d'Easum, Mrs. A. W. Gray and Miss
McGoun, physical director, Vancouver Y. W. C. A.
Some of the teachers present, and
who coached their respective classes-
were F. O. Canfield, W. C. Coatham.
VV. Gray, Miss Hood, Miss Leamy.
Miss Hall, Miss Davidson, Miss M.
B. McLean, Miss E. C. Stott, T. B
Stewart, Mr. Finnell, Miss Gladwell.
Miss Godson and Miss Derbyshire.
Fraser valley entries again met
with considerable success as a result
cf Thursday's judging at the Vancouver Horso Show.
Great Northern King, owned by
the Fashion Stables, of New Westminster, was first in the carriage
horse, stallion class, three years
and over, third place in the same
class being taken by Hei Rialto,
owned by Dr. J. Kerr Wilson, Ladner. First place and Championship
ribbon in tbe class for German coach
stallions went to Alder, the property
of Mr. .lames McCulloch, Steveston.
Dick, belonging to Shaw & Chell, of
Central Park, was winner in the
clans lor single draught mare or
gelding- in harness, and Ryedale
King, owned by Carl von Mackonsen,
Port Kells, was fourth in hackney
pony mures, two years and over.
Pepperpot, entered by Mr. D. 0. .Mc-
Gregor, Fraser Arm, Burnaby, and
driven by Mrs. McGregor, was
placed third in the carriage horse
appointments class.
Tiie exhibition of the high-stepping stallions from tiie Colony Farm
was another spectacular event which
awakened the interest of tbe audience, the fine animals being in excellent condition and showing off their
paces to the best advantage The
Stallions were in charge of Mr. Malcolm Stewart of the Colony Farm,
who has trained all the high-class
anim tis the farm lias.
STRAWBERRY HILL NEWS.
DOZEN JOIN C. R
The first anniversary of the new
Farmers' Institute hall was celebrated on Friday evening last at
Strawberry Hill, when an amateur
play entitled "At the Village P. O."
was put on by entirely local talent.
The people showed their appreciation
of the meritorious work of the
painstaking amateurs by filling the
Institute hall and warmly applauding where applause was most deserved. The event was marked as
the mosi interesting evening in the
history of the hill. Before the rise
of the curtain, the ladies sold fancy
souvenir programmes arranged iu
the institute colors, green, white and
gold. The scenery was well worth
the highest of praise to Mr. F. Hick-
lento.i for his excellent work.
Thanks are also due to Mrs. Rice for
her kindness in loaniug the piano
lor the evening, this helping considerably the musical part of the
programme. Mrs. G. Earsman opened tlie play with a song "The Dear
Home Land" which was much appreciated. From the rise of the
curtain the play was marked
throughout by much wit and humor.
The cast included "Hosea Howe,"
postmaster, Mr. F. Hicklenton;
"Sophia Titterton," his assistant,
Mrs. .1. B. Kirk; "Bill Bluster,"
carrier route 1, Mr. J. Haslem;
"Benjamin Bullett," a relic of the
war. Mr. G. Earsman; "Obediah
Waybaeh," the oldest citizen, Mr. T.
McGuigan; "Deacon Shinner," the
town president, Mr. D. Haslam;
"Sly Ferrit," constable, Mr. M.
Standbridge; "Prof. Willow,
Banks; "George W. Jones,
.McGuigan; "E. S3. Marks,'
Haslam; "0. D. Dooless,"
Cooke; "Artie Wiseboy,"
| McDonald; "U. R. Wright,
McDonald; "Setb Swallow,
Anton; "Boh Worthington,
Hanks; "Teddy .tolinson,"
Walden; "Dick Quill
Kirk; "Prof. Sleeper," Mr. T. McGuigan: "Maggie Ketchem," Mrs. J.
Haslam; "Rose Higlu-rown," Miss P.
Dockerill; "Arabella Tittletattle,"
Miss L. Cooke: "Aunt Mirandy,"
.Mrs. M. Standbridge; "Dorothea
Dimple," Miss H. Jameson; "Cleo
Jones," Aliss P. Dockerill; "Mrs.
Dooless." Mrs. G. Earsman; "Mary,"
Miss L,  Kirk.    Included in the cast
' Mr. H.
Mr. T.
Mr. J.
Mr.    G.
Mr.    0,
Mr.  C.
Mr.  R.
Mr. H.
'    Westly
Mr. J. B.
PORT COQUITLAM, May I
Over a dozen names were registered were several children.
last night as members of the nt wlyj Many songs were sung throughout
formed Civilian Rifle Vssociatlon ofjthe play. Mr. A. Walden, president
this  city,  and   within   the  next   fewl0f the institut!
days al! pre] ..ry arrangemi "������
in connection with the organizal n
will  hav s  been c ,mpleted.
on.  seized the oppor-
ose    of    moving a
lunity at  tiie
hearty vote ol thanks to all those
By the .taking part and expressed his ap-
BOnsid-|preclaUon  for atl0h  a rf,prpgentative
erable addition to the list of mem
hers will bavt_ heen made, as a num
ber of Interested gentlemen i -
out of town last nij i *.
LANDSEEKERS' VIGIL.
CRANBROOK, B.C., May 1.--Outside thr office of the roverntneut
agent a throng of intending pre-
emptors spent a long vigil last night,
awaiting ft o'clock tliis* morning,
when l'l.OOu acres of logged-off
lards were thrown open. Tbe
throne started to assemble Wednesday morning.
I trnout of the whole district.      Re-
[freshments were well served by the
! local   Women's  Institute.       Dancing
s   indulged   in   until     the     small
hoars of the morning.       The music
was rurnished by Mr. w. Atchiaon.
The proceeds of the evening totalled
a >��� ry gratifying sum.
Offsetting
Competition
The Royal Bank ol Canada
Incorporated 1MB.
Capital Authorized
Capital Paid Up . ..
Reserve Funds   . . .
The thing for the merchants of this
community to do in their own interests is to advertise faithfully, and to
make iheir printed announcements
interesting and helpful to those whose
trade and favor are desired.
The serious competitors of the retailers of
this community are the big stores of the big
cities���those that send out catalogues and
have  mail-order  departments.
The poorest way. to offset this competition is
for our local merchants to remain silent. For
them not to "speak up" is to give the mailorder houses a better chance to get business
from this community.
A WORD TO THE PUBLIC
When you send your money out of this community, you enrich the great shops and impoverish this community. Strengthen ��� not
weaken���the merchants of this community. It
will all be returned to you in the form of better service and better values.
Be Loyal to Your Own Community
  *a5-��00,00|
   *11.5-0,00��
 -N3-500.000
Aggregate Assets, One Hundred and Seventy-Five Mnn
Dollar*. "��"
It Ib the aim of the management of this Bank to make ever? -*
poBitor welcome, and to give the beat possible attention to hit flnan_Si
affairs. ���
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
Accounts may be opened with d eposlts of One Dollar and Unwinu
Interest paid or credited at the highest current rates, on May 3Ht_!5
November 30th each year. *"*������
JAMES GRISDALE, Manager.
CONTRACT IS  LET.
Heaps    Engineering Company   Will
Build   Huntting.Merritt  Co.'s
Pli-nt at Eburne.
EBURNE, Point Grey, April 29.-���
The Huntting-Merritt Lumber Company has let the contract for its
Eburne shingle mill to the Heaps
Engineering Co., of New Westminster, and the structure will be completed as soon as possible, piledrlv-
ing work starting this week. Tbe
mill will be located on the Higgins
property on the North Arm west of
Eburne. Plans, already filed with
the Point Grey building inspector,
show a modern plant. The structure
will cost $15,000, and the entire
plant, equipped, $45,000. A large
incinerator is provided for. The
architect is D. B. Campbell, of Vancouver.
Transportation facilities to serve
this mill and the entire industrial
section vest of Eburne are now being installed. It is stated that several industrial companies have practically decided to locate here, some
going so far as to get out plans.
ORGANIZATION   COMPLETED
RABIES IN COWICHAN.
In a circular letter sent out by the
Provincial Board of Health, it is
stated that rabies has made its appearance amongst tbe dogs of the
Cowichan district. Two suspicious
cases also occurred some months
ago at Mission. Tbe disease has appeared ln Oregon and possibly in
the State of Washington as well.
The Department warns the public
that as the period of incubation ot
rabies is prolonged, the extent of
the infection ls not yet apparent, so
it is incumbent upon all to be on the
lookout for further outbreaks.
The Dominion Veterinary Department is handling this so far as animals are concerned, but Dr. Walter
Bapty, the acting secretary, wishes
to be informed as to any suspicious
cases which may appear.
The department is also prepared
at any time to forward complete
treatment for hydrophobia, which
must be administered to the person
as soon as possible after being bitten, some weeks elapsing before
symptoms develop. This treatment
can be administered by the local
practitioner.
Fraser River Fishermen's Protective
Association Now an Accomplished Fact.
(From The British Columbian.)
Saturday afternoon the organization of the Fraser River Fishermen's
Protective Association was effected
at a meeting ln the Conservative
club rooms in which both up-river
and down-river fishermen were well
represented. W. E. Maiden called
the meeting to order, and was elected president. Daniel McPherson
was elected vice president, M. Con-
n_ll secretary, and J. Reichenbach
was made treasurer. The executive
consists of the 4 elected officers and
Messrs. George Browse, Port Haney;
Fred Taylor, Canoe Pass, and John
Hagmann, North Arm.
Draft Constitution.
The executive committee will this
week draft a constitution, and it is
intended to make the organization
permanent. The main object of the
organization is the elimination of
Japanese competition on the river,
and every effort will be bent to
this end. It is expected that the
object may be accomplished witb
the co-operation of the two governments, in resticting licenses, the
number to be allowed to each cannery being fixed by a joint board
from the fishermen and canners,
white fishermen to be allowed to
take out licenses before any are issued to Japs.
Skeena River.
There will be a meeting of the
executive Thursday night, when reports from the Skeena river showing
how the question has been handled
in the northern stream to the practical eliminatio". of the Japs, will be
in hand and on which the action of
the local association will likely be
based.
The association will meet regularly each month. The organization
committee reported more than 300
members, with a likelihood that
more than 500 would be on the
rolls before the next meeting.
SIR JAMES MICH BETTER.
TORONTO, May 9._Sir James
j Whitney was in his seat when the
: Legislature prorogued yesterday, his
| first appearance since his illness
REPENT AT LEISURE.
VANCOUVER, May 5.���The necessary two-thirds majority to rescind the resolution which was passed so sweepingly a few weeks ago,
deciding to purchase all lumber
needed by the city from the Anglo-
American Lumber Company, or
such other mill as employed white
labor exclusively and was able to
meet the prevailing prices, was forthcoming at the City Council meeting
last night and the resolution was accordingly rescinded.
KE-SLKVEV WILL BE   STOPPED.
RURAL MAIL ROUTES.
OTTAWA., -"-'ay -'.--According to
a statement issaed by the post office
department, the number of rural
routes actually in operation at the
present time is about 2,300, and tho
number of boxes erected on these
: route, 95,000.
FIRE SWEEPS IDITAROD.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska, May 4.���
Ffal City, in Idltarod district, was
almost wiped out by fire yesterday,
according to wireless advices received here. Twenty buildings were de-
s; roved.
CAMBIE,  Lulu  Island,   May  5.���
So overwhelming ls the    sentiment
against the resurvey of Lulu island,
er>st of No.  5  road, that the Rlch-
I mond council    yesterday,    reversing
|l*istructions    given several    months
jago, decided    to ask    the attorney
general to have the survey susperid-
. ed.    Th-j surveyors appointed by the
government,  Cleveland  &  Cameron,
established bunk houses   on the island  and   considerable  work  on the
survey was done.      While some of
I the ratepayers   favor   the resurvey,
; the   grent   majority   are   against   It.
notwithstanding that the inaccuracy
o. present lines Is almost universally acknowledged.
GEN. SICKLES DEAD.
NEW   YORK,     May     4.���General
Daniel E. Sickles, died last night.
MAILLARDVILLE NEWS.
The Malllardville Lacrosse team
went down to defeat at the hands of
tbe Burquitlam team by a score of
4 to 3 on Friday last on the Sapper-
ton Park grounds.
The ball was faced off by MaoKee
and Hume. Bishop secured the ball
running down the field and passing
to Wilchser who scored. The play
was fast and furious and Parch
Colson, in a grand rush scored a
goal, making honors even, one each
Booth secured the ball which ho
passed to Hume and is captured by
Bishop and runs down field passing
to MacKenzle who scores, the quarter ending on a 2 to 1 basiB. The
next quarter opened fast and furious
but resulted in no score.
As it was getting dark the teams
agreed to play two ten minute periods. Wilchser started things with
an end to end rush passing the ball
MacKenzie who scored making a 3
to 1 proposition with Burquitlam on
the long end. Malllardville rallied
strong, coming hack to the tune of
two goals making 3 to 3 all around.
In tiie last ten minutes of play Bur-
LA��NER,B.rj.
E. L. BERRY .
Grocer and Baker
Phone 56
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FRESH VEGETABLES ON SATURDAY
Call for Royal City Laundry, Free Photo Couponi.
LADNER, B. C.
LUMBER!
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Manufacturers and Dealers ln all kinds of
FIR, CEDAR AND SPRUCE LUMBER
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors, Turnings and House Finishings.
Phone R14 Eburne. Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow.
Studebaker Cars Cole Cart
M. R. Wells & Son
Salesroom   ���   Moosomin Avenue
EBURNE, B. C.
Indian Motocycles Phone Eburne 17 L
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Ladner, B. C. Phono 2
Dining Room Open All Day Sunday.   Private Dining
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DELTA MEAT MARKET
A. N. VORK, Proprietor. PHONE 21
No. 1 Shamrock Bacon and Hams.
Ho. 1 Circle Bacon and Hams.
No. 1 Southern Cross Butter.
Bince November Last We Have Handled Nothing But No. 1 Stall
Ped Steer Beef.
YOUR PATRONAGE IS SOLICITED.
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Payable in
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qiuitlam scored the winning goal,
Jimmy Cowan being responsible for
��� the victory after being cut down by
j MacDonald. The defence work of
j Patchell, Bishop and Spackman waa
! noticeable throughout the game.
Following was the line up:
I Biirqultlam���S. Atkinson, goal;
W. Patchell. point; M. Baker, cover
!point; T. Bishop, 1st defence; H.
jBpackman 2nd defence; W. Atkins,
3rd defence; Geo. McKee, centre;
if. Wilchser, 3rd home; Arth Wilch-
|ser 2nd home; .Tlmmle Covan, outside home; MacKenzle, Inside
ihome; J. Jackson 1st home.
Malllardville���LaPruq, goal; Billon .point; Pruix, cover point; De-
criou, 1st defence; Booth, 2nd de-
ience: H. Booth, 3rd defence; Hume
1st home; Clement 2nd home; Parr
3rd home; Parch Colson, inside
home; Red MacDonald, outside
home.
Burquitlam will open the West
Dewdney league at Port Coquitlam
on May 8. A game with the Langley
Prairie team will be arranged in the
near future.
CONTRACT   TO   CLEAR   *t'11001"
Up-to-date  Structure Will  He Bu��
at Newton by the Surrey.
School Board.
CLOVERDALE, May 4.���TW'    .
tie settlement of Newton will H"
an up-to-date school In the near ��
ture, a site comprising two acre-
the vicinity Of the B.C.E.R. ���������
having been purchased by the ��
hoard. .    . v,0ard I
At a meeting of the schooTbo.
held on Saturday, the contrac   _,
clearing the site was awaroeu        i
Kline, of Newton, for *',���--___
tenders were received i '
$900  to  $650.
ADULTERATION IH < ��>'>,l'!>.
OTTAWA, May 2.���An anai.
VSi" ��f
'Oil'"
ei
113 samples of Ice orean _,_
last autumn, made by M--^-     tMt
chief Dominion analyst, shr*--^.,,,
forty-nine   were   adulterfitefl.
eight were but slightly beio*
dard. THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1914.
THE DELTA TIMES
LOCAL ITEMS.
WHITE ROCK NEWS.
WASHINGTON STATE.
Mr.   W.   Irwin  is  expected  back
from Scotland next week.
Mr. Leon J. Ladner was in Ladner
on  business Saturday.
Mr. S. W. Walter and party motored to Bellingham on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Green, of Kerrisdale, were visiting in Ladner on
Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. w". J. Kirkland and
others were noticed at Boundary
Bay on Sunday.
Mrs. Slater and party of friends
drove to New Westminster for the
May Day festivities.
Messrs. Johnstone and Grlsdale
motored to New Westminster on
business, Saturday.
Mr. D. B. Grant, Mrs. Grant and
friends motored to Vancouver on
Friday.
Mr. George Baker, accompanied
by his wife and family, motored to
New Westminster on Friday.
Tuesday, the Grainer  loaded hay
and    oats    at    the    Brackman-Ker
wharf.
The Marcum Lumber Co., in East
Delta, have started working again.
Boiler trouble compelled them to
atop for two weeks.
The regular meeting of the school
board met on Saturday, the business transacted being the passing of
the usual accounts for the month.
Airs. W. J. Brandrith received
severe bruises early this week when
the wheel of the wagon In which she
was riding came off.
Mr. George Grauer, of Eburne,
and Mr. P. J. Corbln motored
through to White Rock on Saturday on business.
Mr. S. W. Walter and wife motored to Vancouver last Thursday
and attended the Horse Show the
same evening.
Mrs. Arthur Parmiter, accompanied by his wife and child, were
visitors in New Westminster for
May Day.
The regular meeting of the Delta
Board of Trade is called for next
Monday night at 8 o'clock in .'ne
council  chambers.
Alex. Taylor, Arnold Taylor and
Mr. Pearl, of Vancouver, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. A. deR. Taylor.
Mrs. W. J. Lanning went to Vancouver on Tuesday to visit Mr. Marshal Smith who, with his familv, are
shortly leaving on a visit to the Old
Country.
Local rod and line fishermen are
��� njoying good sport on the rivers
round Cloverdale, and although it
is rather early some good baskets
have been taken.
WHITE ROCK, B.C., May 4.���Mr. !
P. O. Canfield, of New Westminster, '
is haiving a summer residence built
on his lot, Victoria avenue.
Mr. W. J. Moffatt has let the con-
SOI tract for the erection of a perman-
SEATTLE, May  1.���William    H.
White, who was United States district atorney for the State of Wash- |
ington during the first Cleveland ad- j
ministration and who served a term
The Brunswick Cannery started to enTWsTdenTe "on "bto*propertThe*, j�� fea^ffid^dnwdtf �� ��^ U
Mr. and Mrs. A. Vashon, of Ne.-!*1* 1JU'!, "lea Wednesday,    aged 74
N
ew
haul their nets this week. ���������  ��������  -��� "���   ._..-_,_--, --.  ���-���-���-, ��� Bar_r��ant   in th��
son street, Vancouver, who has re-  ^""i J��� was,   a. serfeeant   in tne
Mr   Percv Gifford   was  a visitor !cently   returned   from   an   extended  .1Wn* Ohio volunteer infantry dur-
ere>   C,i-*or<-  was a vlsitor automobile trip through  California, i �����* the clv,il war-    Por man-- years
is   now   at  "La  Repose,"   his   sea-  he was a leader o�� the democratic
front residence here.   ��� party ln this 8tate-
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Wise, who also        Huge Lumber Order Coming.
have just returned from California, !     SEATTLE, May    2.���Within    the
~ iare pending a few days    In    their I uext ninety days an    order for he-
Mr.   Thomas   Jordan   and   party isummer cottage on the townsite.
motored to Custer on Sunday. Messrs.   A.   McLellan,   W.   Bave-
rldge,  G.  B. Moore, T.  De  Pencier
to Vancouver last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Shubert, of Seattle*,
were visitors in Ladner on Sunday.
H.   McDonald   was   in   Vancouver and  A.  Dawe,  all  McGill  boys,  to-
Tuesday
Lacrosse���Westham Island versus
Ladner, on Friday, May 15, at 6.30
p.m. sharp.
The S.S. Birdswell loaded a cargo
of potatoes at local ports on Saturday for Victoria.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmhurst returned
to Ladner on Monday after spending the week at the Horse Show.
Mr. S. W. Walter was laid up the
beginning of the week with a severe
attack of muscular rheumatism.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Arthur and
child motored to New Westminster
for the May Day  festivities.
Wesley Hamilton and E. R. Bell
have purchased new Brantford bicycles  this  week.
Mrs. Dave Esplin and family were
visiting Mrs. R. J. Esplin on Sunday.
gether with E. L. Dawe are having a
week or so vacation in Mr. S. Dawe's
residence, Sea Front Road.
Capt. and Mrs. Wilberg, New
Westminster, were week end visitors to their summer bungalow.
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Cottingham,
Tecently from Vancouver, haive rented the Miss Davis cottage, Victoria
avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Topp, Vancouver, are renting the W. S. Rose
cottage for a few months.
Mrs. Cameron and friends from
New Westminster, were visitors on
Friday.
Mr. Murphy, Vancouver, was down
for the week end.
Mr. C. W. Huckin and Mr. C. E.
Baker, from Vancouver, have leased
the six acre ranch of Mr. Finch, on
the Campbell river road and intend
to run it as a model chicken farm.
Mr. Finch has moved into his new
house near the White Rock school.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Brown, of Vancouver have leased the "Log Cabin"
on the kill for a term of months.
Mr. aud Mrs. R. P. King, of Mission City were week-end visitors as
guests  of Mrs.  Thompson,  Victoria
Mr.  John  McDonnell has had  to
undergo   another   serious operation 'avenue,
and is at present lying dangerously      Owing to pressure being brought
ill. |on the Dominion department by F. J.
MacKenzie.  M.P.P.,  and  other pro
tween 8,000,000 and 10,000,000 feet
of lumber will be given to mill manufacturers of Puget    Sound as the
result of a contract let Wednesday
between the Great    Northern    railroad and Haskell    &     Barker, cttr
builders at Michigan City, Ind., for
1000   refrigerator cars,     known   to I
the   railroad   world    as "free_ers.",
Ihis announcement, official'/ made
by M. J. Costello. assistant g.neral
traffic manager her?, ..awe by tele- j
graph    from    W. B. K.nn*v.    vice
president, at St. Paul,  and  will  be
the largest lumber order i;i.(."i in a
lump from one   company    In more
than four years.
Nooksack Water Project Feasible
ANACORTES, May :*.-- According
to the report of Engineer G. V. Elder
before the Chamber ot Commereo
and Manufacture Tuss.lay mgl_t the
project to bring water frj.u the
South Fork of the Nookvick to tup-
ply the towns of the Skagit valley
and Anacortes la feasible. Mr,
Elder was engaged by ihe Cnamber
of Commerce to make a pr-llmlna-y
survey, and in his rep.rt -says that
a dam fifty feet higa in a g.rge of
the Nooksack would be necessary.
Seattle for "Open Shop."
SEATTLE, May 2.���A decision of
momentous Importance to this state
and indicative of th - trend of public opinion toward  a  greater    rco-
nomic freedom in Wasnington    was
Mr.  Lovel   Murdock,   of   Edmonr j vincial   authorities it  is  understood jtllat ��f    the   commitcje    of eleven
ton,   was  called   to   Ladner  on   ac-|that the Dominion fire rangers will ipubli.-spirited     an1      dislnlereM-Jd
count  of the serious  illness of his lift the permit 3ystem in nearly all I citizens    of    Seattle appointed    by
sister,   Mrs.   Maclain.
Mrs. Robert Kells, of Sunbury, is
seriously ill, but has the sincere
wishes of her many friends for a
speedy and  safe recovery.
the agricultural districts of Surrey
save and except areas immediately
adjoining their timber berths.    For
Mayor Gill to investigate the teamsters' strike, which had been in -.ic-
gress for more  ihan    nine months
Mr.   T.   Foster,   wife   and   family,
accompanied by Mrs. Haley Wilson
the safe-guarding of the campers and and was replete with acts of law-
summer visitors it was not thought j lessness on the part (if ina btrikers.
advisable to include White Rock, I The committee, after making an ex-
Ocean Park or Crescent district in'haustive Investigation to\u;-ing a
this arrangement, but the fire rang-1 period of three weelis, during which
ers have instructions to use discre-  hearings were held and    both trues
art.
and   family,  motored  to  the Royal tion and to issue the necessary per-  given au opportunity    to be heard
City on Friday.
mit in all cases where pacticable so decided unanimously in favor of tho
|as to facilitate the work of clearing i policy of the "op^n shop.
E. land general development. I    yakllna cllp u Much Heavier.
.NORTH  YAKIMA,     May  4.���One
Messrs.    A.    T.    Calvert    and
Evans launched their boat on Mon-      Mr- and Mrs. H. L. Edmonds and
day   night,   having    placed   a new  family   arrived   on   Saturday   for   a
Palmer engine in same.
It is reported that the S.S. Scanlon will be running about the end
of the week. The present crew on
the "Linda" are making strong efforts to command the new boat.
Guests at the Delta House this
week included Albert Breece, Seattle; J. R. Pollock, A. C. Ryan, H.
C. Trew and A. Chlnnodey, Vancouver.
Mrs. and Miss Newell  went on a
month's stay in Pen-Y-Craig, the sea
front residence of Mrs. Rees.
Mrs. J. C. Hawkins, of Vancouver,
Is visiting her daughter, Mrs. E. H.
Sands, White Rock Cottage, Mr.
Hawkins is expected down on Tuesday.
Mr. Percy Brown, of Edmonds,
with various members of his family
have been staying in their summer
cottage, Victoria avenue, for a few
days.
A very large number of automobile parties came through from outside points this week end, they ap>
visit to Victoria on
After their return. Miss Newell, who
is an accomplished musician, intends
giving  music  lessons.
Wednesdav. I predate the work that is being done
'.Miss Dorothy Chiddel, of
Crescent Island, received a severe
wound   hy   falling  downstirs.      The
on tbe sea front highway here.
SMALL DEBTS COURT.
houdred thousand pounds of wool
has been sold by Coffin Brothers, of
this city, to Charles H. Green, representing the Botany Mills, of Passaic, N.J. The prices ranged from
13 lo 17 cents. Coffin Brothers estimate the 1914 Yakima clip at 2,-
250,000 pounds. The Yakima clip,
including Kittitas county, was about
1,600,000 pounds in 1913 and the
same in 1912.
Argues for Coast's Interests.
BELLINGHAM, May 4.���J. H.
Bloedel, who was recently selected
by the New Seattle Chamber of
Commerce, of Seattle, and the Chamber of Commerce of Bellingham, to
represent their interests in the fight
on the Sims bill for the repeal of
the provision of the Panama Canal
Act, granting free passage to American  ships,  has    prepared  his  brief,
Spring
Suitings
Have Arrived
We can statlsfy everybody ln
Fit, Style and Price.
Gents'  Suits,   made  to
measure, f rom|$27.00,
to $45.00
Ladies' Suits from $3b.00
upwards
If you have your own gooda
we will make them up for you
at the following prices: Gents'
suits |16 and $18; Ladles'
Suits $20. Don't forget the
address.
Howard Bros.
Practical Tailors, Ladner, B.C.
ANYONE
CAN
' THEIR CLOTHES
WITH
nm
-.The Dye that colors ANY KIND(
I      of Cloth Perfectly, with the
' SAME DYE.
m   No Chance of Mistakes.   Clean and Simple.
I Ask your DruKisr or Dealer. Send for Booklet.
Tbe Johnson-Richardson Co. Limited. Montreal ,
NOTICE.
MUNICIPALITY OF DELTA.
PORT HAMMOND. May 1���Police
Magistrate John Laity is to be given
the  powers  of trying    Small   Debts j which has been sent to Senator Jones
Residents having occasion to usei -���t required several stitches in spite I Court  cases  within   the  confines  of jand  which  will be offered as test!
���lie River Road constantly complain
rather vigorously of the shape in
which it is at present. Some repair
work, it is said, is badly needed.
There is rumor of a picnic to be
tiven by the Nattive Sons on May 25,
at Boundary Bay, and a dance in
I.adner in the evening. Plans are
to be discussed at next Thursday's
meeting.
of  which   she   is  progressing  favorably.
Place your orders for strawberry
boxes with us and be sure of getting
the best. We specialize ra fruit
packages. The British Columbia
Manufacturing Company, New Westminster, B.C. ���
For all Building Supplies and Fuel I
Oil. apply to the B.C. Transport Co..'
Ltd.,  505 Westminster Trust Bnild-
ln*r.    Office phone 826; wharf phone
880.
R. Lambie ls taking 140 dozen
eggs weekly to Vancouver at present. With a flock of between three
and four hundred laying hens, Mr.
I.ambie has a fine cash all-the-year-
round business in connection with
ihe ranch on Goudy road.
Mr. A. deR. Taylor, of the Delta
school board, visited the Annieville
school, Tuesday. Accompanying
him was Dr. A. A. King, who is now
visiting the schools for Inspection
work.
The Government Is being asked
to remove the rifle range from Richmond, as the many settlers round
there consider their lives in no small
danger from the bullets which, although aimed at targets, very often
fly wide of the mark.
The MeHis Ladner A-ito T*|,*insno"-
tation Company started on Wednesday carrylne passengei*. from Woodward's Landinc i ito Vancouver.
The fare will be fifty cents. A
freight service will also be inaugurated.
the  Maple Ridge Municipality,    ac-lmony before the canal committee and
cording to the terms of a letter just |Congress.
received      from      Attorney-General Sells Bonds at Premium.
Bowser by A. L. I.azenby. secretary       CENTRALIA,  May   5.���The    city
of   the  Joint  Boards   of  Trade    of' commission at its last week's meet-
Hammond   and   Maple   Ridge.     The
ing,  sold to the Portland    Trust .-c
Notice is hereby given that the
annual sitting of the Court of Revision for the Municipality of Delta
will be held in the Council Chambers, Ladner, on Saturday, the 23rd
day of May, 1914, at 10 a.m., for
the purpose of hearing and determining complaints againBt the assessment as made for the current
year. All complaints must be made
in writing and delivered to the Assessor ten days before the sitting of
the Court above mentioned.
Dated at Ladnei, B.C., April 14,
1914.
N. A. McDIARMID,
C. M. C.
Mr. H. Burr nurcbased a nair of
reeis'ered Clydesdale mares from
Mr. R. L. Hanford this week. They
are said to be tbe best pair of mares
thnt ever were purchased in this district for breeding purposes, and the
price which he paid was considered
verv reasonable.
ELECTED PRESIDENT.
WINNIPEG. May 6.���Mr. W. H.
McWilliams, well-known Winnipeg
grain man, was elected vice-president of the A. MacDonald Company,
Ltd., at the annual meeting of the
shareholders in this city yesterday.
There was considerable rlvalrv
displayed among those who motored
to Vancouver and New Westminster
on Fridav as regards the relative
speed of their machines. Full particulars are not at band, but Mr. T.
Foster and Mr. D. B. Grant are said
to have carried off the honors.
A petition is being circulated by
which it is hoped to obtain for Captain Hurling the command of the
new Government ferry. There is
keen competition for this vacancy,
but Captain Hurling has the best
wishes for his success from his many
friends In Ladner.
Seeds���Timothy, Alsyke and red
clover, bran, shorts, Soy bean meal,
oil cake meal, dairy chop, Purity
flour, fertilizers, kept in stock by
Brackman-Ker Milling Co. H. N.
Rich, agent, Ladner, B. C.
The following Is the attendance at
the Delta schools for the month of
April: Canoe Pass, 43: Trenant, 22;
Delta. 15: Boundary Bay. 30; Annieville, 27; Inverholme, 14; Sunbury,
10; Westham Island, 17: Hl'.h
School, 17; Division 1, Ladner, 18;
Division 2. 41: Division 3. 27; Division  4, 33;  Division  4, 32.
request of the Board that Magistrate savings bank the $118,892.01 bond
Laity's jurisdiction be made to in- iSBUe thal was voted in March to
clude\Pitt Meadows was not granted. I tftke up a Hke amouat o�� outstanding warrants against the current expense fund. The bonds will draw 5
per cent interest and will run the
full twenty years. The successful
bidder gave the city a premium of
��1842.83 and agrees to furnish the
bonds.
Big Drainage Scheme.
BELLINGHAM, May 3.���An amended petition calling for the draining of the entire watershed of California creek, between Blaine *md
Custer, was considered by the b-��ard
of county commissioners at a hearing at the court house Satuiday
morning, and as a result a resolution will be adopted calling foi the
improvement. Approximately 2600
Mr. W. Montgomery was recently acies of land will be drained by the
mentioned cn the nr'odure page of!digging of this ditch. Be.orj the
the Vancouver Province as the ship-1 improvement is made, however, it is
per of excellent asparagus to Water | expected the matter will be fought
street. Mr. Montgomery and Mr. j out in the courts, as there are a
Hutcheson are two local farmers number of protestants.
who have taken up culture of this Annual Rose Show.
vegetable. It takes three years to BELLINGHAM, May 6.���The
get a bed under way, but thereafter, |\vhatcom County Rosarian Society
if care is taken, crops can be taken i-)el(- ,ts anmla* meeting and election
annually for twenty and more years.1 0, officers at the Cb-.mber of Com-
The lacrosse match between Westham Island and the V. A. C, which
was to have been played on May S.
has been postponed, as the latter
team do not consider that they have
bad enoueh practice as yet this season. Judging by what Is heard, the
team that does tackle the Islanders
will have to be in Al form.
Strawberry patches in Delta have
a magnificent showing of blossoms,
and a good crop ls consequently
looked for. Two varieties which
have been successfully locnllv are
Paxton and Sovereign. marly OT
'ate varieties should be planted,
local growers state. A mid-season
berry Is likely to get caught ln the
summer rains.
Mr.     Montgomery's     asparagus
'Place
salt, i
merce rooms Monday morning, arranging for the annual rose show,
which will be held in this city on
June  19 and  20.      Dr.  S.  N. Kelly
grown close to the waterside
your asparagus where there
if possible," is the  advice  given  by   _
f.om,e __f5_-r_9'-_t_1_Sl belle"   being  ---at|wair elected 'president';" James'Mat
jchett, first vice president; G. G.
Barker, second vice president; Mrs.
Wolcott to succeed herself as secretary, and Miss Seabtiry, treasurer.
it flourishes there.
The autos on the bus service be
tween  Woodward's  and   River T?0"d
Mr. Duchesnay, of the Duchesnay
Packing  Company,  was  In  town  on
Tuesday    afternoon,     coming    over | have   had   heavy   traffic   to   hnndl
from Vancouver bv auto.    After go-ithe   past   few  days,   and   on   certain, =
ing into the details of the local plant | occasions have been overtaxed.   Last | _. .      . C*mi_.c**__ii
with Manager G. Turner, he motored   Sunday,   much   to   the   discomfiture   | fl��    tAQflCr   -   MtVtSlOll
through  the   Delta.       Operations  at | of  passengers, two  trips  had  to  be
the plant are being delayed through i made in the morning and two trips
late arrival of certain necessary ma- \ In   late   afternoon.    Several   people
chinery. ! returning   from   I.adner   to   \ aneoti-
 , iver  walked  from  Woodwards across
Island  rathe
The FLIES Are Here
You can't stop the microbe
carrying pests from coming
but you can keep them out
of your house by using
SCREEN DOORS AND
WINDOWS
Doors from S1.2S Up
Windows from 25c Up
Clement & Lambert
LADNER
HAIR   WORK
Combings made into Switches,
Transformation Curls, etc. Send
card for information.
All classes of Hair work to
order.
The Wig Makers
115,   116,   117   McLeod  Block,
New  Westminster, B.C.
Gentlemen's  Toupees our Specialty.
Local Business Msn
Are realizing more every day
tiie value of the concise,
memory tickling Classified
Want Ada. Make your story
short and pithy and our Want
Ad. Columns wilt repay you
a hundred fold for the small
Investment.
THE   DELTA   TIMES
CONDHNOT_D      -_DVBRTiaBM_-NTS
For Sale, For Exchange Wanted ta
Purchase. To Let. Lo��t. Found, Work
Wanted Situation! Vacant, 1 cant per
word. Minimum. > cents for any on*
advt. These rates for eash with order.
All Want Ads. must be In by I p._a.
on Thursday.
WANTED���Woman,    witb   child, 5;
years, wishes place as housekeeper; farm preferable. Also boy, 16,
capable, steady, wishes place on
farm for summer. Apply 566 Cordova street east, Vancouver, B.C.
FOR SALE���For sale cheap one new]
Massey-Harris "Great West" 8��pn
arator. Will sell cheap for cash!
or will trade for stock or producer
Terms if required. Machine can
be seen at Windebank's Lumber
Yard, Miseion City.
LADY'S BICYCLE, Nearly new, for
sale. Apply Miss Howard, Ladner.
FOR SALE.���Delivery rig with cover.    E. L. Berry, Ladner.
DR. E. L. THOMPSON
Dentist.
Sensitive cavities    prepared    and
filled absolutely painlessly    by tha
new nitrous-oxide-oxygen method.
Eburne Station, B. C.
Phone Eburne 111,
Advertise in Delta Times
Mineral and
Soda Waters
J. HENLEY
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer of  Soda  Water,
Ginger  Ale,  and all Kinds  of
Summer Drinks.
Your Patronage Solicited.
"What's Your Phone Number?"
Can You Answer This Question
If not, don't you know you are
losing business and running risk.
What is more necessary than a telephone in case of sickness or fire?
Delta  Telephone   Co.,   Ltd.
YOUR HOME  COMPANY.
Ferry Auto Stage
ladder-Vancouver Service
Auto   leaves   corner   Fraser
Arm and River Road at 7:00
and  10:00  a.m.  and  1:00  and
6:00 p.m., connecting with all.
ferries at Woodward's Landlnj
FARE 35 CEN'
Ferry Free.
Notice to farmers
and Breeders
The champion Clydesdale stallion,
"Bowhill liaron," 9492, tho property
of Colony Farm, will travel this district from  April  80th.    For further
information apply to
M. STEWART,
Colony Farm. Essondale, B. C.
Lulu Island rather than wait over
for the second trip, and their criticism of the service was vltrollc.
Such occurrences as this are. to sny
the lpast
plored.
A practice match between tho
Beaver lacrosse team and the younger stick handlers of this town was
played on Monday night. To the
surprise nnd delight of many the
"kids" covered themselves with
glory and won by the score of 3
goals to 1. Did the Beavers try j
to win? They certainly did so, but
the combination of the juniors, add- j
ed to their vigorous play, made their j -ui*-j~-y ~st0I,7~_0Ugh_. cures colds, and heal*:
best endeavors futile. | the threzt and lung>.
Ferry Service
Spring and Summer Schedule
Beginning Monday.  April  20,  the
steamer   Sonoma   will  run   on   her
spring and summer schedule, as fol-
. lows:    Leaves   at   8.30   a.m.,   12.30
annoying  and   to  be  de- , and  6 30  p m        Vancouver passen-
i gers <-an 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  tako
the Eburne cars at 8.00 a.m.,  12.00
and 6.00 p.m. and the Steveston cars
at Eburne.
Shilom
LADNER INVESTMENT AND TRUST CORPORATION
LIMITED.
Authorized Capital  9800,000.00.
REAL ESTATE
IXSl'RAXCE STOCKS AM)  BONDS LOANS
H. A. MacDonald.  Managing Dirortor.
25 cents-
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I THE DELTA TIMES
THURSDAY, MAY 7. 1914.
BEGIN ATTACK
ON SALTILLO
AiKi-lliiertii Revolt, und Capture By
/.ap.-itii or  Villa Are  Both
Anticipated.
POINT GREY NEWS.
EL PASO, Texas, May 6.���Federal
outposts ut Saltillo were already engaged today early by General Gonzales' rebels, according to a Torreon
dispatch. Only preliminary skirmish-
In^ \...-. goiug on, it stated. The
main ..II....1-. vvill iiol be begun till,
Villa, who is expected to join Gonzales this afternoon, arrives.
Chaos in Capital.
VERA CRUZ, May 6.���Utter
chaos reigns in Mexico City according to refugees who continue tot
arrive a few at a time. An anti-
Huerta revolt is unquestionably imminent, they said. The dictator is
declared to hv drinking heavily,
again and is in an irresponsible and
dangerous condition. Huerta is beginning to realize Hie city's capture
b yvilla is seriously threatened, but
v\hat he fears more is that General
Zapata will capture it. Iirst. O^
Villa and his men they aro afraid,
but of Zapata and his infinitely
crueller followers they are literally
ln abject terror. The police are
another source of worry. Huerta is
said to know there are Villa agents
among them, but to hesitate at an
attempt to disarm tbem, lest he pre-
cipate ii" out break on their part.
There are rumors that Villa agents
Among them are planning to seize
tho capital. I
Castro Is Feared.
General Castro's attitude is another source ot uneasiness. He is
one of the strong men amonig the
soldiers and an nttempt by him to
gain control of the army is considered a possibility any moment. The
prosperous class of Mexicans is even
more anxious to get out of. the
city than the foreigners. All who
can possibly do so are fleeing. They
look for disorders from within and
for  attack  from   without.
EBURNE, Point Grey, May 2.���
Paul Cadwell, the municipal chauffeur, who was Injured the first of the
week in an auto accident, has returned home from the Vancouver
General Hospital. Luckily escaping
with no broken bones, he will be
able to work again in a few days.
Two dogs, both purebreds, have
been impounded at Kerrisdale this
week. One is a collie and the other
a brindle bull.
Mr. F. C. Raney, the newly appointed police magistrate, officiated
at his first regular session of police
court yesterday. The only respondents were two drunks and the
sitting was very brief.
Rneve Churchill and Councillor
Lembke were visitors in Victoria
this week.
LULU ISLAND NEWS.
METHODIST CIRCUIT.
DIES SUDDENLY.
CALGARY, May 2.���G. H. Rawlins, who for the last two years was
manage:* of the ('. P. 11. hotel at
Banff, and who was to have become
managi-r of the I'alliser. the company'; new Calgary hotel, when it
opened on June 1, died suddenly at
Banff this morning, The cause of
his death is not yet known.
DROWNS IN SKEENA.
PRINCE RUPERT, May 2���Harry
Foote, a pre-emptor of Porcher Island, was drowned in the Skeena
River off a Port Esslngton wharf
yesterday. Ilis body has not yet
been recovered. Ho was in a boat
with a partner named George. Tho
attempt of both to change seats resulted in the capsizing of the little
craft.
The fourth quarterly meeting ot
the official uoard of the Methodist
church of the Cloverdale Circuit was
held on Thursday last at the parsonage.
The Rev. A. E. Roberts, chairman
of the district, who was touring the
district with the Rev. J. H. White, D.
D., and Mr. David Spencer (Victoria), presided over the meeting.
There ,-vas a full attendance of
members of tbe board and much interest was manifested in the proceedings, and encouraging reports
giveu.
A resolution of appreciation" of
the work of the pastor, Rev. A. E.
Redman, was passed and a unanimous invitation extended to him for
another year.
Words of encouragement were addressed to the meeting by the chairman, Dr. White and Mr. Spencer.
In the evening a public meeting
was held in tho church, a fairly good
number being present, and stirring
addresses were delivered by tbe visitors.
The church having recently been
altered and repainted inside and
out, presented a most pleasing appearance and everything shows signs
of hard work during the past year.
An increase of ten members was
reported.
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, May 4.���
The boys of the Bridgeport school
have decided to organize, if possible,
a league with the Westham Island
and Ladner boys. It ls thought
that a cup could be secured to be
competed for. Thus far ln practice
games the Bridgeport team has made
a splendid showing and prospects
for the season are considered good.
Sweaters for the team have been ordered.
The Richmond branch, Victorian
Order of Nurses, will hold the regular monthly meeting next Thursday.
Sidewalks are being laid on Sixth
avenue,  Steveston.
Several pictures have been ordered for the Bridgeport school library.
The Provincial Inspector of High
Schools, B. L. MacLaurin, B.A., visited, Bridgeport High School last
week.
J. Gilmore's Clydesdale mare,
Lady Bute, won several prizes at the
Vancouver Horse Show.
Friday was a holiday at the
Bridgeport school.
To raise funds with which to purchase sweaters and sticks, the Richmond Lacrosse Club will hold a
dance in Orange Hall, No. 9 road,
r.ext Friday, May 8. For the accommodation of Eburne people, W. Mel-
lis will run his motor bus after the
dance.
A basketball game between the
Methodist Young People's Club and
Steveston was won by the"latter by
IS points to 16, The game, which
was played at the Rover road gymnasium, was close throughout, and
an extra period was necessary in
order to determine the winner. The
line-up was as follows:
Eburne���G. Slbary, centre; Hanson and Lyons, guards; Millar and
Lough,  forward's.
Steveston���Ternell, centre: B.
York and R. York, forwards; Millar
and Wilson, guards.
The Young People's Club is organizing a baseball team for the
coming season.
BUILD COTTAGES !
FOR EMPLOYEES
Cold Storage People Start Construction of Six Dwellings���News of
Steveston.
CLIMATE IS TOO DAMP.
EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATION.
GOLD SI.KKS REEVESHIP.
S. Vancouver Councillor Once More
Resigns���Dickie's Resignation
Is Accepted.
SOUTH VANCOtTvSn, May 5.���
Councillor Gold of South Vancouver
has handed in his resignation as
councillor, and will be a candidate
for the leoveship at the election on
May 16, made necessary by the
resignation of Reeve Dickie some
time ago. Mr. Dickie wrote to the
council later and asked his resignation to be withdrawn, but the council accepted it. '
WILL DISCUSS ANNEXATION.
CLOVERDALE, B C, May 6.���
Cloverdale is going to have a hangup
celebration of Empire Day, and a
live management committee is in
charge, with half a dozen subsidiary
committees working out the details.
So far as plans have matured, they
show there will be a big trap shoot,
both amateur and professional, for
trophies valued at $50, a tennis
tournament, quolting tournament,
gymkhana sports, jumping and foot
races. There will likely be some
speeches by prominent visitors, and
the whole affair will wind up with
a ball ln the evening. The management committee consists of Messrs.
J. J. Wilsgn, S. H. Shannon and L.
D. Carncross.
OLD TIMER PASSES.
VICTORIA, May 6.���John Bartlett, one of the oldest members of
the British Campaigners in the city,
WEST POINT GREY, May 1.���An
interesting discussion on annexation   ,.._, .,.,.._.. . auilJaiBJ1B1B ,��� .lie
is expected  at this evening's meet- | -**ho had  seen  service ln  the royal
lag of the West Point Grey Improve-  navy as far back as the Baltic cam-
l�����.  Assoc,atl��n-  when  Mr.  David  paign, died at his residence on the
j Williams will speak on the subject. Craig-flower road yesterday.
jis.wmp. 'vm:
RESORT GETS    WATER SUPPLY.
Boundary Bay is rapidly    getting
| into shape for tho big summer population that this    resort    will have
during the summer    mouths.      Mr.
i Whalen, tho owner of the townsite,
I l.as completed  a perfect  water sup-
II ly system and purest spring water
ii. now piped to every lot in the
I townsite. Three good bouses are
! being erect.d at this time, and lum-
i ber  for several    cottages    for New
Westminster and Vancouver people
i.i being hauled lo the ground aud
they will be up before the owners
j remove to the resort ln June. Last
��� year it. was necessary to get supplies from Ladner or Point Roberts,
but this year'there will be a well
stocked store and supply depot, the
building for which is now being put
up. Messrs. Curtis and Dorgan,
i gents for the owner, aro finding no
difficulty In making sales in this
exclusive resort, even ln these times
if financial stress which bas laid
such a heavy hand on so many projects of this kind. Last week two
Delta farmers, Messrs. Arthur and
I'armeter purchased lots paying spot
cash for them.
W .ii&w&SHip.Tic&M."   4*
r   S   W-K.-.IIIPS WHOSE MEN BORE THE BRUNT OF FIGHTING
' VERA   CRUZ
AT
men i
marir
* *>f the W_��ualtl6S among Hit   United
hi '. to '   ese two vessels.     Private
whose h:jine is in Mayfleld,   Man.,   wa.-
States   troops  were  among
lohn  McMillan of the U. S.
attached   to  thp  Florida.
SURREY SCHOOLS.
CLOVERDALE,  May   4.���Surrey
municipality now has eighteen
schools, with one more to be added
after tbe summer holidays. Twenty-
two teachers are on the staff and
tin? average attendance is 4 75. At
Cloverdale where a four-room school
Is located with a high school class,
the average attendance is 95.
The other principal schools from
point of attendance are Brownsville,
(South Westminster), 35; Whita
Rock, 29; Strawberry Hill, 23; Fort
Mann, 2o, and Kensington Prairie
25.
STEVESTON,   May   4.���The   Cold
Storage   Company   have   commenced
building six cottages for employees,
of tho plant.    These cottages are lo-1
cated  opposite  the  school and  will,
make quite an addition to the residences of the town as the new faml-
lies will add to the population...Con-1
tractor  Wallace    who  has  had  the
responsible task of building the magnificent cold storage plant and who
has  brought  it  to  completion,   will
erect  the cottages  also.     They are
to be rushed to a finish and will be!
ready for occupancy in thirty days.
3t. Anne's Episcopal church held
a successful concert and dance on
Friday evening last in aid of the
church funds. When free of encumbrance the church Is to be formally dedicated. The concert was
held in the opera house and was
well attended. The following local
artists took part and the occasion
was most enjoyable. Mrs. Greames,
Mrs. Howard, Miss L. Weseott, Miss
Dudley. Messrs. Wagner, Haddow,
Anderson, Farquharson, Brown, At-
I kins, Caine, Scofcchbrook and Tuf-
I nail. The choruses rendered by the
[ Glee party were of exceptional merit.
The flrst part of the programme consisted of a series of character solos
and choruses, the second part of the
concert was devoted to vocal and
i 'strumental numbers. At the close
of tne concert a short dance was held
and the young people enjoyed them-
seh-ps. The music for the dance was
supplied by Messrs. Wagner and
Haddow.
Japanese flags are flying at high
mast, but nobody appears to know
the reason except the untranslatable
Japanese. Rumor is rife, however,
that it means another Japanese baby.
Slowly but surely the rising generation of Japanese born in Canada is
crowdine the white man's pre-emption .
The Commercial hotel, one of the
old stand-bys of the town has recently effected some fine Improvements.
The outside is being painted and the
inside has been renovated and considerably altered in arrangament.
The old verandah has been torn
down .
Improvements are also under way
at the Sockeye hotel, the outside receiving a new coat of paint. These
improvements are harbingers of the
fishing season.
Paul l.ehner, the baker, has built
a five-room addition to his shop on
Monkton street. This property was
purchased recently by Mr. l.ehner
from Mr. Jake Grewer.
Joseph Gay ls building an addition to his store on the same street
Mr. Gay carries a complete line of
electric fixtures.
J. G. Furlong is among the "also
rans" with regard to property im
provements, having recently built a
fine barber shop on his vacant lot
midway the east side of Second
avenue. ���
The Federation cannery Is installing the Sanitary Canning System.
Most all the canneries are bus. getting ready for the season's work.
Cabins are being renovated and put
iu shape for cannery employees.
There is a marked increase in the
number of boats now fishing for
springs over a week or two ago, but
no heavy catches are being reported.
The sweet strains of a three-keyboard accordeon may be heard "oft
in the stilly night." played by the
lone white barber of -Steveston���
John Steen. John is an excellent
barber, a musician of some note,
and one of tho best citizens sent by
Norway to Canada.
District Engineer Worsfold, of the
Dominion Public Works Department,
Bas made several visits "to the jetty
during the past week, the present
contract of Messrs. Broley and Martin being now completed. The contractors have done a splendid job,
which ought to establish them for
the future In this line of work.
They have acquired considerable experience, know the actual conditions and the work required In
crder to be effective. The interests
of the government in having a first-
class job done have been for two
vears in the hands of Superintendent
McDonald, who is to be congratulated on his aide management of this
Important public work. Mr. McDonald is responsible for the splendid quality which has been put into
tills great work, and the contractors
have nobly met his directions in
��� ompleting  the contract.
J, S. Wilson is back again in
town. Mr. Wlllson is accused of
having a soft spot in his heart for
Steveston. He goes away annually
witli serious intentions of settling
down elsewhere for keeps, but turns
up annually to prove to the citizens
that there is no place like Old
Steveston. "Steveston is the best
little town I know. You don't see
sc many men walking round hungry
as yon do in other towns," he says.
Tom York Is building a cottage
home at the corner of No. 1 and
No. 9 roads.
Little Lorna Turnell is improving
after her recent serious illness, but
is still far from recovered.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bowness have
moved back on their ranch, after
spending  the  winter  In  Vancouver.
Mr. William McKlnney's handsome |6,000 residence opposite
Reeve Bridge's home is going ahead
rapidly. It will be one of the handsomest homes In the city.
Government Poultry Instructor Can
not Recommend Richmond as
Ideal Turkey Country.
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, May 4.���
One of the government poultry instructors, Mr. H. E. Upton, gave an
instructive talk before the Richmond
Poultry Association at its last meeting. Dealing flrst with the different varieties and their qualifications,
he passed on to methods of management. The use of open front houses
was urged. A good spray to eliminate red mites was made of one part
of crude carbolic acid to three parts
ot kerosene. Better than any exploited patent lice powder was a preparation made by pouring on plaster
ot Paris one part of crude carbolic
acid and three parts gasoline, and
pulverizing the hardened mixture.
"I could not recommend turkey-
raising to Richmond," said Mr. Upton.     "The climate is too damp."
After the lecture, the association
considered business matters. Four
new members, in E. W. Caspell, G.
Porter, C. E. Hinchcllffe and M.
Thomas, were admitted. A resolution
of sympathy was passed to Mr. John
Price, a member, whose wife recently died. A vote of confidence in the
secretary, confirming all his actions,
was passed. Two letters were received, one from .1. R. Terry, secretary of the British Columbia Poultry
Association, stating that all special
prizes at annual poultry shows were
to be placed by local committees.
The executive of the B. C. P. A.
wrote endorsing the action of the
Richmond Association in expelling
two members.
RICHMOND NEWS.
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, May 5.���
Next Monday afternoon a special
meeting of the council will be held
to consider further the Lulu and
Sea Island dyking bylaws. These
received first and second readings
at the council meeting yesterday.
The council decided to purchase
a Studebaker auto for the use of the
water department.
NEW SCHOOL AT NEWTON.
CLOVERDALE, May 6.���The new
school at Newton which it is proposed to open on August 26, hy the
Surrey school board, will have
grounds equal to the best in the
municipality. The contract for
clearing includes, beside the two
acres of the grounds proper, a 25-
foot strip on Newton road. Six
large fir trees at preseat standing on
the site will be saved by the contractor for fuel for the school, also
arrangements were made with Contractor Kline, who has the work in
hand, to save 100 posts for fencing
the grounds. Work on tbe clearing
will be started at once.
STEVESTON NEWS.
STEVESTON, Lulu Island, May 4.
���Since the construction of the B. C.
Packers' cold storage plant here,
much healthy development has been
noted in Steveston. Building operations, which through the winter
were very extensive, are at their
height now.
An announcement of much importance is now made by Mr. F. N.
Trites. On the corner of No. 1 road
and Moncton street, adjoining the
Steveston Transfer Company's building and opposite the B. C. Electric
station, Mr. Trites will have built
this spring a business block, 80x100
feet. Construction work will start
immediately.
CHURCH  NOTICES
DELTA DIRECTORY
Delta municipality ig situated _.
the mouth of the Fraser River in ���_*
finest agricultural dlatric. m BT
The chief interests in the Delta .
farming, dairying, fruit _"?���*���
market gardening, sheep and h-��.'
breeding. There are also saim"
canneries in the Delta municinZ0"
There are shipping facilities bv ������.��
and boat to the markets of Canwi
and the United States. The ^
yield Is the largest per acre iu p?'
ada, and the sheep and horses bri"
are the finest in British Column,.
Along the south bank of the S
River there are splendid sites f���.
industries. '-"
Board   of  Trade.���President   n   A
McKee; secretary, S. W. Figkar
Justices of Peace��� H. D. Benson n
J. Kirkland, J. McKee, E. L1L*
i Police  Magistrate.���J. McKee
j Medical Health Officer.���Dr   I  �����_
i    Wilson. '-J-Kerr
Coroners.���Dr. A. A. King an(* n_
J. Kerr Wilson. Q **������
School Board.���S. Wright, chairman.
A. deR. Taylor, secretary jmtt
Callan. '      Wl>
Farmers' Institute.���C. Davis, Dr_-i
dent; N. A. McDiarmid, secretary
Delta Farmers' Game Protective a*!
i soclation.���Wm. Kirkland, ��rf_j
'    dent; A. deR. Taylor, secretary
Delta Agricultural Society ���Dr j
Kerr Wilson, president; a. deR
Taylor, secretary.
License Commissioner.���Reeve A D
Patterson, Councillor S. Morl'ev'
J. Harris, J. McKee, J.P., and E
L. Berry, J.P. ffl>
Member of Parliament.���J. D. Taylor
New Westminster.
Member of Local Legislature.���F j
MacKenzie, New Westminster
Boat Sailings���SS. Sonoma leaves
Ladner for Steveston at 8.30 am
12.30 p.m., and 6.30 p.m. conuect-
tlng with the B.C.E.R. cars Ferrv
boat leaves Ladner for Woodwards at 7 and 10 a.m., i p.ra. and
6 p.m., returning leaves Woodward's at 7.45 a.m., 1.0.45 a.m
1.45 p.m. and 6.15 p. m. The Ss'
Transfer leaves for New Westmin-'
ster daily, except Sundays, at 7
a.m.; returning leaves New Westminster at 2 p.m., reaching Ladner at 5,30 p.m.
Railways.���Great Northern leaven
Port Guichon dally for New Westminster and Vancouver at 7 am-
returning, leaves Vancouver tt
2.30 p.m., reaching Port Guichon
about 6.30 p.m. B.C.E.R., Lulu
Island Branch, E. Stirling, supe--
intendent; 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. and
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 leave
Steveston at 6.30 a.m. and hourly
until 11.30 p.m. Sunday service
���First car leaves either terminus
at 8.30 a.m.; hourly service thereafter until 11.30 p.m,, ..
Post Office.���Hours, V a.m. to 1
p.m. Mail for Vancouver close.
at 12 noon; for New Westminster
and up river points at 6.30 a.m.;
closed all  day Sunday.
Municipal Council.���Meets ln th.
Municipal Hall, Ladner, on ths
second and fourth Saturdavs in
each month at 2 p.m. Reeve A.
D. Paterson; councillors, Jas. Savage, Joseph Harris, Seymour Huff,
Sam Morley, Chris Brown; clerk,
N. A.  McDiarmid.
SYNOPSIS  OF  6oAIi   MINING
REGULATIONS.
Anglican.
Holy Communion, first and third
Sundays at 11 a.m, second fourth
Sundays at 8 a.m.; matins, 11 am.;
Sunday school at 10 a.m.; Eveniii*!
Service at 7.30 p.m.; Wednesday-
evening, Litany at 8.30. Rev. C. C
Hoyle,  M.A., vicar.
Baptist Church.
Pastor���Rev. D. G. Macdonald
Ladner���Sunday school, 11 a.m.;
evening service, 7.30 p.m.; prayer
m.etlng, Wednesday, 7.30 p.m.; missionary meeting every first Wednesday under the auspices of the Ladles'
Circle.
Crescent Island���Sunday school, 2
p.m.; service, 3 p.m.; singing prac-
tlce and Bible reading, Tuesday. 7 3(
p.m.
Gulfside Schoolhouse���Union Sue
day school. 2 p.m.;  singing practice
and Gospel service. Friday, 7.30.
Catholic.
Church services will be held every
other Sunday, beginning with Sunday, November 14, 1909. Parochial
mass at 10.30 a.m.; Sundav school,
2 p.m.; evening devotion, 3 pm-
a.m. Rev. Father W. Chaput, parish
priest.
Methodist.
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 am
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 p ra
Rev. J. J. Hastie, minister.
TAX RATE STRUCK.
SOUTH VANCOUVER, May 5.���
The municipal council yesterday
passed the departmental estimate*
and decided upon a tax rate of 17.50
mills on improved land and 27.50
mil's on wild land.
Any corrections In above names
or times should he sent to the office
of the Delta Times, Ladner   B C
Coal mining rights or the Dominion, in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
Northwest Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term
of twenty-one years at an annua!
rental of $1 an acre. Not more than
2560 acres will be leased to one applicant.
Application   for a tease  must be
made by the applicant in person to
the Agent 0r Sub-Agent of the district in whieh the rights applied for
jare situated,
In surveyed territory the land
i must be described by sections, or
[legal subdivisions of sections, and
ill uiifliirveyed territory the tract ap-
J plied for shall be staked out by the
applicant  himself.
Each application must be accoro-
jpanied by a fee of $5, which will be
! refunded if the rights applied for
jare not available, but not otherwise.
|A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the
irate  of  five cents per  ton.
The person operating the mine
ishall furnish the Agent with sworn
|returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and
| pay the royalty thereon. If the coal
pining rights a--** not being operated, such returns should be furnished
at least once a year.
j Tbe lease will Include the coal
\mining rights only, but the leasee
may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may bs
considered necessary for the working of the mine at the rate of $10.00
an acre.
] For full information application
I should be made to the Secretary of
Uhe Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or ��ub-Agent
jof Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,
I Deputy Minister of the Interior
N.B.���Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be paid
for.���30680.
Shi/ohm
The  family  remtHv   fn-   r-.���tfT^.rT^Tm1^*S
The  family remedy   for
Small doee.    Small   bottle.
Coughs   and   ColdT
Beit tince   1S.T)
jThe Delta Times Is p.-blishpd every
Thursday from the Times Building, Ladner, B.C. J. D. Taylor,
managing-director.

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