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Array THE DELTA TIMES
Volume 7
WESTHAM
SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1913.
$1.00 A YEAR.
REPEATS
Beavers   Sustain Third  Consecutive
Defeat���One More  Win  Will
cinch Cup for Islanders.
Playing aggressive lacrosse in  the
TO HELP I\ MARKKTIXG.
Provincial    Government    Completes
Arrangements for Financing
Woodward Kerry.
VICTORIA. June 19.���-The development of the Ladner district and
the territory tributary, in Its relation to the city of Vancouver, will
doubtless be greatly stimulated by
the announcement that the arrangements connected with the construction of the proposed Woodward ferry
across tiie Fraser River have been
satisfactorily completed, and the con-
pen,ng stages of their league fix-: tract for the same will be let within
(nre with the champion Beavers last I the next few days by the Provincial
Friday evening, the Westham Island Government provincial
Maple   Leafs   succeeded   in   winning      This interesting and somewhat 1m-
out   by   the   comfortable   margin   of  portant    announcement    was    maite
six  goals  to  one.   .   lhe  game,   fast yesterday    bv    \|r    W    W     Foster
hroughout,   was   very   evenly   con-   Deputy  Minister   of    Public  Works'
tested, notwithstanding the disparity  who has just returned to the capital
the  respective scoring  tablets.       I after a visit to the Mainland   where
The   spectators   were   treated    to   he   met   representatives   of   tiie   mii-
brllllant   lacrosse,  though   ihe  sliglir   niolpallties concerned in the scheme
lownpour whioh occurred during the the object  or  which is, of course'
ifternoon made the ground treacnet- to  facilitate  the  bringing  into  tn*.
iub and  was productive of a  couple  city of Vancouver the products of tne
;   nasty   accidents.    The  game   wait country affected.
played   in   the   usual   clean   manner-      In  lhe  words of the  Deputy Min-
-.vhich has characterized the matches  Ister:   "The   Provincial  Government
his season, only a couple of players Is building the ferry with approaches
upying    the    penalty    bench    for  over the Fraser  River at  Ladner at-
minor offences.    C. H. Trim and W.  an  estimated cost of $37,000,  while
11.   Taylor   were  ln   charge    of    the  the municipalities of the Delta, Rlcn-
ame. | mend and South Vancouver will pro-
Bqualling the Leafs in speed ana vide the connecting roads of the re-
,, tensive play, lack of combination quired standard. By means of this
.ml poor work by the attack were scheme it is stated that the hauling
..lone responsible for the small tally of the market products into the city,
of the Beavers. More pep could be at present a tedious and costly opera-
infused with better results. The tion. will be enormously facilitated
Islanders are a well-balanced organ-,'and  cheapened.
Izatlon throughout, a sturdy defence, j "The idea of the ferry was flrsr
a fast field and a clever home com-1 mooted on the floor of the Legis-
jiisiiig a perfect combination. Tt. ) lature by Mr. Tisdall, one of the
Beavers with an equally speedy ano members for the city of Vnacouver,
lever bunch of lacrosse exponents j and, as a result of his arguments
have so far failed to hit their stride, on the subject demonstrative of the
but are confident of putting a crimp beneficial results that must inevit.
in the triumphant march of thej ably accrue from its adoption, the
[slanders when they meet on tne government committed itself in this
home grounds, Friday evening. ' year's estimates to the extent of the
To return to the game, Westh\"l sum referred to above. The details
started off with their usual rush, but, of the agreement among the various
the Beaver defense roused their sup- municipalities affected by the pro-
porters by checking the initial rusn! posed change have kept the matter
of the red shirts for the first time in abeyance until now, but it is safe
of the season. The Beavers attacked t0 say that no further time will be
but after a couple of ineffective shots, lost in having the work gone ahead
.nre attempted the ball travelled with, especially as it is recognized
rapidly to the other end. Manoeuver- that every day means something to
ing for some minutes until an open-, business."
ng asserted itself, the passing of the Looks Over Highway.
home division nonplussed the visit-1 While ou the Mainland, Mr. Foster
ing defence. Finally A. Trim securea went over the section of the Pacific
and scored with a fast diagonal shot. I highway that lies between New
Shortly after tho face off, F. Ceder- Westminster and Blaine, on the
burg was the victim of the slippery boundary line. He undertook this
nature, of the ground. In checking trip in company with Mr. F. J. Mac-
Weaver, the Beaver goalkeeper, tn�� Kenzie, M.P.P. for the Delta riding,
latter slipped and his stick came iiC the road superintendent and the en-
ontaot with his opponent's head, in-;gineerof construction. "I found the
���licting a couple of nasty cuts whicn work progressing very satisfactorily,''
necessitated repair. P. Guichon' he said, "and am assured that it
went off to even up and the gamrjwill be in shape for the annual con-i
went   merrily   on. venfion of the Pacific Highways As-|
Westham  continued   to   press  ano1 sociation, which takes place in Van-i
scored twice in  quick succession be-'couver   on   August   7.    All   tourists,
for the close of the quarter.       Thej coming  into Canada  from  the other,
visitors had an even break mldfieu.' side  of  the  line  will   use  this  road
but   their  home  continued   to   muss   for the  first  time  on  the day  prior|
up plays and J. Trim and L. Tamho-   to   the   opening   ot   the   convention,)
line   bad   no   difficulty   In   relieving,   and   as   tliis   traffic   at   lhe   present j
The second quarter was very even- time   amounts   to' something   like
Ij  contested, Westham scoring twice; twenty    cars   a   day.   it   is   easy    to
while  the   visitors  tallied   once.    A. Imagine that there will be some con-
li-i in  and  W.  Tamboline  bulged  tneJ gestlon (1n the new highway upon the
- In bind Weaver, while H. Smitn   date of its baptiniism.    At the presetted   the   ball   In   from   a   rebound en I  time tho American  traffic comes|
H-  the  Beavers. into  Canada  via  the  Scott  and  Mc-
Ladner had the better of the third Lennan   roads.
quarter and  attacked  constantly  but       "In   regard   to   the   Pacific   High-
Palmer saved effectually and the de-   ways convention. 1 may mention tnat
me    played    a    consistently    tight   it   is   expected   that   this   road   will
game.     A couple of wicked shots by   be traversed by 100 to 150 cars from
PREPARATIONS
ARE THOROUGH
I'umi Concerts, Lacrosse, Horse Race*
und Grand Hall Comprise Program mc fur June -<>.
Everything is in readiness for tne
grand annual fete day of Delta. Aa
customary the arrangements are being  attended   to   by  the  officers  of
MARKET SCHEME
IS ENDORSED
Delta Council Favorably Views Project, of  I'Mablisliiiig Market at
Si,inn  v ancouver.
Hearty endorsation to the project
of establishing a market on the
North Arm of the Fraser as outlined
by a visiting delegation from tne
South Vancouver Board of Trade was
THAT MlXK'lPAIi HAM..
the   Delta  Driving   Park   Association j the principal feature or the meeting
and a varied programme catering .-j of the Delta municipal council   wUicn
took place in the Municipal Hall on
the demands of the different sections| Saturday   afternoon.      'lhe   scneme
Proposal   Now   Is   For  Richmond  to
Put  Up Only a Temporary
Building.
CAMBIE, Lulu Isiand, June 17.���
The new municipal hall, about which
there has been so much controversy,
may be only a temporary structure,
erected out of general revenue, and
���with no regard for the voice of the
people. "Consideriirff the present
state of bond market," said Councillor Henry Fentiman, at the council
meeting yesterday afternoon, "I do
not think the council would be justified in submitting a money by-law for
$20,000, as proposed." Reeve Bridge
concurred with Mr. Fentiman.
CALL COMES
UNEXPECTEDLY
Helen    Lottie,    the   Sixteen-year-old
Daughter <>f Reeve Benson,
Passes Away.
Death added another member to
the grim toll exacted from Delta this
year when Helen Lottie, the second
daughter of Reeve H. D. Benson,
passed away at the family residence,
if the  public has been prepared
The carnival will be initiated at
9 a.m., when the junior teams or
Ladner and Westham Island wlu
battle for supremacy. Band concerts, more lacrosse, horse races,
athletic contests and a grand ban
follow closely in succession, promising that June 26th, 1918, will not
fall behind in the annals of the Delta
as a day of joyful recreation.
Upon arrival of the New* Delta
al 10.30 a.m. a band concert of halr-
fhour duration will take place. The
band and audience will then adjourn
to the lacrosse field where the Laa-
ner Beavers and the strong Eburne
aggregation will provide a busy hour
was represented as being closely allien wuli the interests of Delta municipality as the proposed route tn
connection with the ferry would lead
directly past the doors of the market.
A full attendance of councillors
was present, Reeve Benson occupying  the chair.
The secretary of the Westminster
Board of Trade wrote in connection
w ith the deputation to Victoria to
obtain a betterment of marketing
conditions requesting appointment
of a delegate. The letter was received.
A communication from the Canadian Financiers, Ltd., referring to
financial matters,  was also filed.
Ladner &     Cantelon     wrote     re-
Three times has the intention with I Sunday evening. Apparently In her
regard to the new municipal hall un- ordinarily bright state of health the
dergone changes. At first it was in-1 departed girl had attended the ser-
tended to submit a plebiscite giving j vices in the Presbyterian church dur-
Brighouse, River road and Cambie as Ing tho day, but during the evening
cptional locations. Then at a lively la sudden heart attack resulted in her
meeting in March, Councillors McCal-1 premature death.
Ian, Gay and Miller were a majority, | Miss Benson was born and raised
deciding that no vote should be I in Delta and at the time of death
taken, and the hall be erected on the
old River road site.    This -esolution            -.       .......
was recently rescinded and a motion | recently at the public school and was
was
of
sixteen   years
She   was
and   six   mouths
A   student   until
carried that Brighouse and River
road be optional sites In a plebiscite.
An option expiring lare in the summer has been secured on a location
at Brighouse containing ten acres.
HORSE IS KING IX LONDON.
questing    reduced    rates    for    their
���   !,,��.-- - rmT"~mu-v " "~"v  *""""   clients, the McLelan    Lumber Com-
ol   lacrosse. The   Eburne   team   is . _, _  ,
,������.., .   _.,      :  pany,  and an  exemption  from taxa-
recogu zed   as a   superior   bunch   of    .      , ���  _    .    ���  _. ,-,
LrtrhowTT Jld "V I,UrSt c;:rk0UasPlnstdru��cfteeg     5r%rfy   22
as to l.ow tne Beavers will  perform ., ., .   ��� ,..
i-   _���-i,   ���-._!. a ik. the   counci    was   not   in   a   position
in   such   exalted   company    is    being .  .,
tv,     v.-   j      -ii   . It! to  grant  these concessions.
The   band   w 11   favor   tae
aroused.        _
spectators   with    selections   between
quarters.
The venue of the afternoon crowd
will be the Agricultural Society's
grounds, where a classy programmu
of horse races will be pulled off. Attractive purses have been offered and
quite a bunch of horses are in training in local stables, while a strong
contingent of visiting thoroughbreds j
The Royal Columbian Hospital presented an account for medical attention to one Richard Anderson, a Nor.
weglan fisherman. The clerk was
instructed to ascertain if possible tlie
identity of the patient.
Wheeler & Wilson, municipal solicitors, wrote advising method of
procedure in connection with the Municipal Hall Bylaw. The matter was
left in the hands of Reeve Benson.
Through the  health officer,  How
is   anticipated.       Excellent   sport   is  ^^^^^^
assured and the band will discourse i arQ  Bros,  complained of the condl*
music for those whose fancy does not'
lead to the equine struggle.
The events with main conditions
attached as they appear on the official  programme are as  follows:
(1) 2.40 trot, mile heats, $17o
purse;  every heat a race.
(2) 2:30 trot, 2:30 pace; mm
heats, $175 purse; every heat a race
(8) 2:14 trot or pace; mile
heats; $200 purse; every heat a race.
(4) Farmers' race, for horses
owned in Delta, Richmond, Surrey.
Chilliwack or Point Roberts thac
have never won public money. Entrance $5.00, with $25.00 addec;
divided 60 and 40 per cent.; hair
mile heats; 2 in 3 to finish with 3ra
heat.
The proceedings will culminate
with the grand annual ball under
the auspices of the Delta Driving
Club Park Association. Franklin's
five-piece orchestra will provide tne
music and everything points to .-.
tremendous success.
IS ACTUAL  ll.TIMATl.*!.
Terms of the  Note Are Such as to
Bring Possibility of Clash
Near.
tion of tbe ditch adjoining their
residence on Westham street. a
thorough inspection was ordered and
tliis business turned over to the
health committee to report.
Referring to the Dr. Wilson case,
Wheeler & Wilson wrote in regard
to the adjustment of the accounts.
The matter was left in abeyance
pending the return of the municipal
clerk.
A comprehensive report from the
New Westminster water superintendent, Mr. A. S. Wooton, covering the
entire waterworks scheme, was received and filed for future reference.
The clerk was instructed to communicate with the South Vancouver
public bodies, heartily endorsing tne
market scheme, as it was considered
a step in the right direction.
An expenditure of $3!).00 from tne
East   Delta   drainage   funds   was   ordered  made  to  Thos.   Robertson   ror
tbe   privilege  of   utilizing   a  certain
| slough  in connection  with the work.
j     Councillor Kirkland gave notice of
I the  introduction of a bylaw regulat-
I ir.g  pool  rooms,  etc.
A. N. York requested a supply of
��� sand and gravel for the purpose or
I constructing the approach to his new
! business   premises   on   Delta   street.
..   Trim   were   neatly    handled    by
'..ner while Rudie Kittson was a-
liis best at this stage of the game.
Up and down play marked the whole
quarter, which was remarkable niain-
��� tor missed chances by the visiting
home.
Tlie last  quarter  was featured by
i regrettable accident which occurred
shortly   after   the   commencement.
the  other  side.'
WEEKLY MARKET.
A slight  break  in  prices in    practically   every   branch   of   the   poultry j
market  was the outstanding  feature i
ot the New Westminster market yesterday   morning.     Prices  have   flue-!
United  considerably  during  the  past i
month, due to the arrival of the new i
Fell* Oulchon, after a long run up Bea8on*B batch, and splendid prices j
the side collided with an opponent ,,-..- 1)(H,n reached. The slight drop]
and fell heavily; a fractured nose MOtj(.p.,ble vesterdav morning merely
and badly cut forehead was tne re-1
tit. The final goal of the match
vas -cored just before the fina.*
���vhistle, leaving the score six goals
to one in  favor of the red shirts.
,.,,.,...,    , , ,, . ; The request  was acceded to.
i��� Bit'       'e,    rReTdW       The   constable   was   instructed   to
to the Balkans, which recently seem-    ,ace      tlcei   -n   Coiuplcaoui   pos:-
Mon   bv   Hiisst    ,n5'   l    IT*1   m8dia"   UOV o���  .he Slough and   River  cads
LroUni. U^;���'��X  SS   BVfA Ration  as to  the spee.
garia  formally  demanded  that  Ser- ; ��� n ",. t01    "  ton��b'  l"   *'   '",   '   '
via immediately evacuate all Balkan   stm'tl-v enf0!l:e tlle l'*ovlslon"- "f tn
territory which is indisputbly    Bul- \     X . ,  ���.,--_,*  **..-
garian. If Servia declines, Bulgaria \ Curre.nt "Wnnti were passed for
announces  that  it  will  immediately ; ''a*Lm    ,,' ,       ,    _
move to occupy this territory. This The Reeve was empoweleu ������ se-
mav bring a clash which will result . cure tne ""vices of an engineer to
in a final struggle between the form-! Properly locate the t rescenl Island
er allies.    Bulgaria's demand is tak- | F��ad-
marks a more settled state of tlie
pbultry market. Broilers alone were
Unaffected. The price varying from
$3.50  to  $5.50   per dozen,  according
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^__ to size and condition. Young dui-Jt-
On   the   whole   Ladner s   showing  n        ���.���__        twJ  ���,  from 2-  ,0 ,���
*as   a   great   improvement   ontnelr  ((,nts ,���,,.  ,,-������,,    whilo  hens  ,..,���__���
en here as a flat ultimatum.
It is learned that the Bulgarian
demand is based on the terms of a
treaty which existed between Servia
and Bulgaria before the Turkish war
began.
Councillor Kirkland was appointed
acting reeve during the absence of
the reeve. >vho contemplates a vtsu
to the prairies, after svhictl the meeting adjourned until Saturday 2Str>.
at 2 p.m.
To Keep Frenchmen From Winning
King  Edward Cup for Third
and Last Time.
LONDON, June 19.���Owing to
the counter attraction of "Gold Cup
Day" at Ascot, the International -
Horse Show, which began today had | t
to get along without royalty for the
time being, but there Was a big
K:*.thering of society people and admirers of horse flesh when the Earl
of Lonsdale declared the show officially open. The earl, who is president of the horse show committee,
was accompanied by Alfred G. Van-
derbilt and Judge Moore of New
York,   who   are  American  directors.
This year's entry beats all records, and the prizes to be competed
for during the next ten days amount
to $60,000. More than $50,000 has
been spent on decorations, and tbe
big enclosure, known as Olympia, is
a veritable bower of roses. As usual
tbe military jumping competitions
will provide plenty of excitement, the
British officers being opposed by-
contingents from the United States,
Canada, France, Germany, Russia,
Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Holland,
Japan, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Austria and Denmark.
Tbe King Edward VII gold cup
and the King George V gold cup are
the most coveted trophies, the Britishers being especially desirous of
preventing France from winning
the former, for, having won it twice
already, it would then become the
absolute property of the Frenchmen.
The Canadian challenge cup and the
Duke of Connaught's cup (Britishers only!, also will be competed for.
American entries are numerous in
the various classes for coach, carriage, harness, hunting horses, Judge
Moore alone having brought over a
string of forty. Vanderbilt has his
famous coaching horses, and as usual he will make a bid for the coaching Marathon, in which Moore, Lord
Lonsdale and other enthusiasts will
compete. A novel feature of this
year's show is the introduction of
displays of Arab riding given by fifteen desert chieftains on their own
Arab steeds. The chiefs, all of
high rank, are not performers, but
when it was delicately suggested to
them that the visitors would like to
see a little real riding, they readily
agree to show the Westerners how-
to sit a horse.
OCEAN   FREIGHT   RATES.
most popular with her fellow student^. The sympathy of the district
goes out to the bereaved family ln
the untimely loss of a cherished
member.
The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon. At 1.30 p.m, services conducted by the Rev. C. W.
Whittaker in the absence of Rev. J.
J. Hastie, took place in the Presbyterian church, a large gathering attending to pay their last tribute to
the departed friend. A brief but
impressive sermon dwelling on the
uncertainty of this earthly life, par-
'cularly as instanced In this cas%
was delivered by the officiating
clergyman. A large cortege accompanied the remains to their last resting place in the Boundary Bay cemetery, where brief graveside services
were conducted.
The pall bearers were Messrs W.
Montgomery, R. Fisher, W. Fisher,
J. Creelman, H. Bates and O. Bates.
Among those who contributed flora!
offerings were:
Alice Thirkle, cross.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Handford, wreath.
Miss Lucile and Lester Handford,
wreath.
Dr. and Mrs. King, crescent.
Jessie  Mclnnes,  spray.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Beadleston, spray
Mrs. York and  family,  wreath.
Mr. W.  C. Pybus, cross.
Inverholme School, wreath.
Mr. and  Mrs.  H. Wilson,  wreath.
Miss Frances Mason, cross.
Misses  Gillanders,  spray.
Mrs. W. J. Lanning, spray.
Misses Irma and Gertie Paterson,
spray.
Mrs. W. H. Ladner and Miss McLennan, wreath.
Mr. and  Mrs.  A.  Lindseth, spray.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. McKee, spray.
Miss   Ferris,   spray.
Grace and Maude Fredericks,
cross.
Mrs. Matheson, spray.
Mr.  and  Mrs.  Sheldrake,  star.
Pall bearers, wreath,
Mrs. Weldgrube, spray.
Mr.  and  Mrs.  Alex. Fisher, spray.
Gates  Ajar,   family.
Mr, and  Mrs.  Mucklaw,  wreath.
Ladner High School, werath.
Mr.  and  Mrs.   VV.  R.   Ellis,  spray.
W.C.T.U., wreath.
Arthur  Hodgson, spray.
Junior Beaver Lacrosse Club, anchor.
Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Patterson, of
Eburne,  spray.
Ladner   Public  School,   cross.
Mr.   and   Mrs.   D.   B.   Grant,   star.
Gertie  Bernie,  crescent.
Eva and   Ethel  York, spray.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Coleman, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Kershaw, Violet Hoey,
Thelma and Marjory Cliy-k, Mr. and
Mrs.   W.   Roberts,   Mr.   And   Mrs.   H.
OTTAWA, June 17.���The alleged exorbitant freight rates charged
by the Atlantic steamship companies,
which was brought to the attention
of the government during the last
session by Arthur Meighen, M.P..
for Porrage la Prairie, are likely
to be made the subject of an inquiry by a federal commission to be
appointed  for that  purpose.
"Willcoek,
\\
Mr.  and  Mrs.  W.  H. Tay-
tson and family, flowers.
EXECUTIVE MET.
PORT COQUITLAM, June 18.���
The executive of the Board of Trade
met yesterday afternoon and discussed several important questions
affecting the welfare of the city. Arrangements were also completed for
the holding of the banquet after the
annual meeting of the board in July.
showing the week  previous.    No su
perlorlty of the home team was evl-
��� nt except iii tlie Important  factor
1   cashing the rushes Into goals.
Weaver played B nice game iii goal
virile   Rudie   Kittson   at   point   gave
besl display of the season: Ceder
from 16 to IS cents. Small hens
brought from (6.50 to $7.51) per
dozen, larger ones, $8 lo $10. Trading in eggs was brisk, many housekeepers securing"their supply for the
summer, while the quotation! arc
comparatively low.   With the advent
whom   he  checked,   failed  to 0( ,,,,,  moulting season  the supply
"i-e.     F.   Dennis   worried  W.  Tarn- ff*j]   naturallv  decrease   and     prices
il ne  effectively  while  II.   Hun*  had consequently Mar.     Many   garner   in
I    Wright  lamed.     All' Trim  was at -   lari,(,   BUpp'y   -mil   by   the   use   or
'"-st and bagged three goals.  The preservative*   acquire   their   supply
Westham   defence   played      in      fin*- early,    Eggs were quoted at 36 cents
form,   Palmer   saving   several   shot:-* per dozen retail  with  a tendency to
bat   were   tagged   for   the  net.       L. strengthen.     Butter    remained'   Sta-
Tambollne and J. and ll. Trim were tlonary al  *0 cents per pound.    Cu-
an     impenetrable     trio,    effectually ,.Mmbers  were on sale at  two for 25
-ding   in   check   the   I.adner  home. irn|S      cMt   carnations   were   present*
Much   interest   is being evinced  in jn   ;l*,���n,*ant   quantities   and   met
'   meeting on Friday evening when reaay  gaie  ai   26  cents   per   doz^n.
iii   Heavers are confident of turning p-g^ meat  and vegetable prices rotables, malned stationary.
Other   games   scheduled   for   next    ,���.
Week   are:
(1)    Richmond  vs.  Westham   Isl-
'   it   l.uln   l.sland  on  Tuesday.
12)    Ladner vs. Eburne al Ladner
Thursday ai   10.46 a.m.
(3)     Westham     vs.     I.adner     at
''ham, Saturday at  7 p.m.
The   teams   lined   up   as   follows:
Ladner. Westham.
Goal.
Weaver    m. Palmer
,    Point.
Kittson       L. Tamboline
Coverpoint.
Oulchon    J. Trim
1st Defence.
Dennis      H. Trim  H
H.
D.
Burr
Honeyman
2nd Di
3rd Defi nee,
.J.
II
Savage
ll.
R.
P.
P.
C.  Trim
J. Kirkland     W. .-
3rd Home.
3,   Bone] man    j
2nd Home.     ���mm^mm^Sgmm
Kirkland       11.  Wright
1st Home.
Kittson      W. Tamboline
Outside   Horn,-.
Guichon   F. Cederber \
Inside Home.
Smith      A. Trim
DR.   CIIARLKS  WRIGHT.  OF  TORONTO. AM) MR. P. DKRKXHAM. OF THE  SCOTT  ANTARCTIC  EXPEDITION, AT TBS FORMER'S HOME.
Dr. Wright  was In  personal  charge  of  tbe  search  party  tbat   found the bodies of Captain Scott and his companions, and brought back the
explorer's thrilling  message  to  civilization.
!���:
. THE DELTA TIMES
SATURDAY, JUNE 21, i*"I3_
FEVERISH ACTIVITY
.travel throughout the valley and or-
i gantze the farmers into selling communities, advising then* as to the
IU TLIC PAMNPR'PQ "Kisl l)rofitable crops for any year,
111    I ML   wHUnCnlCO and uniting the local producing cen-
I tres to one central station for better
  distributing   results,   stated   that   it
I had   always   been  the  policy  of  the
Near    Approach    of Rig Run Kinds  government to endeavor to assist the
-'reparations for Its Arival
Well  in  Hand.
STEVESTON, Lulu Island, June!
19.���With the sockeye expected to1
arrive in three weeks, all is feverish
activity among the salmon canneries
lining the local waterfront. Although several companies are purchasing their cans from the American Can Company, the greater number are clinging to the old system
of making their own. For seven
weeks now tbe work has heen going
on, and it is still uncompleted, so
great a number are being -nade.
A ��� isit to the Imperial Cannery
today found a big gang of Chinese
workmen   making  the  cans,   and   .'
farmer as much as possible, without
at the same time hindering legitimate trade. The substantial pros-
P' rity of the country, the government recognized, lay in the profitableness of agriculture. As to the
successful efforts made to reorganize the fruit-growing interests ot tha
Interior, selling centres being established throughout the whole of the
Okanagan Valley, to which reference had been made In the memorial,
Sir Richard said he could see no reason why a similar move could not be
made in the Fraser Valley. A plan
would be laid before the Agricultural Department without delay.
The memorial read by Mr. C. H.
Stuart-Wade, secretary of the New
Westmlnstcr Board of Trnde, set
forth how the farmers of the valley
could   benefit   from  a  complete  and
RESORT RAIDED
was stated that fully ten more days
would ,-lapse before the entire I"'"-j comprehensive organization, and by
duction, Sixty thousand cases, would,.;],, adoption of some plan that
he finished. The can loft is now pretty i WW]](-   hl.ln_.  th(?  pro(*u-or  am-     tlu.
well  filled.     All    the "tails" Jl:ive  consumer into a more mutually prof-
been manufactured, and attention is! ������,,���,���,. relation,    With the establish
now being given to the small hall
pound tint cans.
The net lloat works is still busy.
and at several points the Boats are
being dipped in tar and dried on the
roofs of the canneries, Tlie boats
of the Imperial Cannery are being
repainted blue and white. New net
yards are in process of construction
nil-lit oi cold storage and re-packing i
facilities at a convenient centre this I
could be done. While the Okanagan j
co-operative organizations had been !
established for the selling and marketing of fruit, the conditions in thej
Fraser Valley were concerned with ,
mixed farming, and by the same organizing arrangement and the exten
Kishi    &    Bros.,    Japanese    ����at  sion 0f the same financial assistance
builders, are operating to capacity.
with five boats at present in the
works. All completed boats have
been sold. T. Atagi and other boat
builders havo found that they will
be warranted in employing a full j
force of men for several weeks lnng- I
er. It is safe to say that the preparations for the sockeye run this
year are greater than in any previous year. The fishermen are
rapidlv being issued licenses hy Mr.
R. Polly, ngent at Steveston f-r the
provincial fisheries department,
DELEGATION   WEIL   RECErV'E...
For Presentation *<> Agricultural Department���Premier Sees mi Difficulty in Organizing.
Sir Richard McBride cave a very
favorable reception to the representations of lhe Fraser Vail v and New
Westminster delegation who waited
upon him on Saturday In Vi toria '���'
urge upon the governmnit the need
of assistance for the better organization of agricultural production and
distribution of the Lower "��� ������'
The Premier, in reply to a memorial presented urging that a scientific  agriculturist   be   appointed     to
for organizing by a disinterested I
party, there should be the same bene- I
fit to producer and consumer. .
The   delegates   also   set   forth   the
successful   operations  of     the    New
Westminster city market during the I
oast   twenty-two   years,   and   how   it
had been of essential benefit to all I
i lasses, but that now it required extension  and   its    operations    organ- ���
ized on a more scientific basis.
Those who  comprised  the  delega-1
tion were Reeve William Merryfieid,
Matsqui;  Reeve Poppy, Langley;    A. |
Dinsmore,   Surrey;     E.   Hutcherson,
Delta.; James Owen, of the Farmers'!
Institute,     Mt.  Lehman;     Alderman i
Henley,    New    Westminster;    D. E.j
MacKenzie, market clerk, and C. H.
Stuart-Wade,      New      Westminster
Board of Trade.
Chinese    Keeper    Fined $100    and
Three Inmates Released on
Suspended Sentence.
STEVESTON, Lulu Island, June
18.���Nabbed by Chief of Police
Needes and his assistants ln the
early hours of Sunday morning, Sun
Sing, the lessee of a resor.t near the
North Arm, May Ktllrick. May Edwards antl a man named Klllrick,
who were inmates, were tried before
Magistrate Rubinowitz yesterday and
found guilty. Sing, for being the
keeper of a disorderlv house, was
lined ?lu0..and.costs while the above-
mentioned trio, charged with being
Inmates, were let off on suspended
sentence and a warning to keep out
of the municipality tn the future.
When the raid was made, Killrick
and the two women were found with
all the accoutrements for opium
smoking, and the man was apparently under the in'fluence of the drug.
A weird defence was put up by
Sing, who strenuously declared his
innocence. The women, he said,
bad been In the habit of coming to
his place to buy vegetables. He returned from town -late Saturday
night, and was told that they were
upstairs with a man. He ordered
them to leave, but they refused to
comply and he was forced to tolpvsit***
their presence. He claimed that the
opium outfit belonged to one of his
cousins who hnd recently died. The
women pleaded guilty to the charge.
The place has been under suspicion for sometime. It was formerly the Chinese Masonic hall, and
is located on the River road between
the Lulu Island bridge and the railway bridge.
WASHINGTON STATE.
GETS UNDER WAV.
WANTS  FARM  WORK.
Can-'di'tn -mmigratioh Agent Mai- I
colm R. J. Re'.d, Vancouver, would
ij,-f. i    i ,.-- 'fjiji any'c'ti*. who c"ra
cive a situ_.fion *o a youii'r man re- i
Cently  arrived   from   the  Old  Coun- i
try,   who   is   trained   to   farm   work.
This young man lias some means and j
intemls to settle ln British Columbia.
EBURNE, Sea Island, June 16.���
The Richmond Poultry Association,
recently orea"'zed which will hold
meeting on the second and fourth
Fridays of each month, is getting
under way in very successful fashion.
The membership is now twenty-six,
and two of the present members, A.
P. Stewart and C. F. Lockhart, have
guaranteed to secure ten members
curb hefore tbe next meeting, the
date of which is the twenty-seventh
of June. The association will affiliate with the British Columbia Poultry Association, and as a delegate to
the next session of that organization
Mr. Stewart was appointed.
The objects of the local association
will be to secure feed at a lower cost,
to find a better market for eggs and
dressed poultry, and to hold an an-
!ii*-"l poultry show.
Among the members alreadv secur-
>������! BT_ D. *���*. McKay. C. M"LelIan, A.
Troup, J. W. Abernethy. A. P. Stewart. Robert Wilson. .Thomas Hardv.
,T��� W. Shields. C. F. Lockhart, Rev
J. Lyons. A. Troup, F. A. Hall and
C. G. Streatch.   ���
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���'KIN! !* ALBERT  AS  A  CANADIAN   LAKE SAILOR
This picture is a snapshot nf His  R   ,,,;   Highness, Albert, second son of King George, taken o
llleu  and  Ontario  steamc*.     hipj     a. on her way from Toronto to Niag ra.   The Prince is in the
o:i the right  and left an   I       -..   ; \ pmen chums of H. R. H. from H. M   8.    Cumberland.    The
pasenger list included tin* :-:.-;���;-:.'.;.��� -. trcm the.Cumberland, and they ail went over
great cataract.    Prince Albert said ;���-  t h    ��� is enjoying bfs    aiadian i
��� ire.    He remarked that he shot to see i     ���  ,.;' the cbun ry,
rrose match.    On the way u)   the Niagara river some of his fell   ���
inn history by asking wh i    i earth ��'a_ General Br<  k, wboti mm   ment
to the occasion by telling the story of Queenston  Heights,
p very much.    He looks
eluding a  baseball came
showed blissful ignoranc
onfronted tbem.    Prince
n the Rlch-
centrft, an i
Chippewa';!
o see the
it. in tht
ar.d a la-
e of Cannd-
Alb.rt rose
SEATTLE, June 19.��� l'he King
county grand jury, which was finally
discharged on Tuesday, struck witb
emphatic blows at tbe board of county commissioners as now constituted,
going so far as to urge in positive
and drastic terms that Commissioner
Knudsen resign from the body for
his proved connection with the suspicious transactions in the paving of
portions of the North Trunk road,
and failing to do so, that the machinery of the recall be placed in motion. President McKenzie is also
urged ta resign, not for any alleged
or supposed dishonesty, but because
of the two-man alliance of Hamilton
and Knudsen his presence on the
board is futile and should terminate.
Call for Bids.
SEATTLE, June 19.���The county
commissioners have decided to advertise for bids for the $3,000,000
bond issue for construction of roads
in King county. Bids will be opened
on July 30. While it is reported
to the prosecuting attorney's office
that suit will soon be commenced,
raising the question of the validity of
the bonds, nothing i.i of record that .
would interfere with the sale of the
bonds.
Whites Replace Japanese.
CHEHALIS, June 18.���The McCormick Lumber Company is to employ white labor in ;ilaee of its Japanese who have bee l working there,
according to report. A number of
neat and convenient cottages have
recently been built for tne families
of the white crew that will supplant
the foreigners.
New  Tariff fur  Phonos.
OLYMPIA, June 18.���Unless complaints are filed, tne new long-distance "air line" tariffs for long distance telephone calls, charging 1-2
cent per mile per minute for conversation, with a fixed B-eeni terminal
charge, a 5-cent differential and 50
per cent, of the original rate added
for each conversation eacb minute,
or fraction of minute above one
minute, will go into effect on July
16, for tbe Pacific Telegraph & Tele- |
phone Company, or Bell system, has
filed its new tariff sheets with the
public service commission.
Minister Will Stick.
NORTH YAKIMA, June 18.-���
Branding as false the rumors of improper conduct with a woman in
Buena. which, he alleges, were responsible for his transfer from the
Yakima Valley district to the
Touchet valley. Rev. E. G. Heinock,
of the Evangelical church, today declared that he would withdraw from
the ministry rather than leave North
Yakima. His transference was announced at the state conference of
the Evangelical church here a month
ago. over which Rev. H. I. Bittner,
of Spokane, is district superintendent.
Peach  Crop Prospects.
WENATCHEE, June 17.���G. A.
Virtue, of Seattle*, expects to harvest 50,000 boxes of peaches from
his Moses Coulee orchard this summer. This is probably the largest
amount of soft fruit that will be
harvested by any one company in
this section. There are about. 1000
boxes of peaches to a carload. This
means there will be fifty carloads of
soft fruit grown by this one firm
this year. The problem that is
worrying Mr. Virtue at the present
time is that of harvesting (he crop,
'"rac-tic-illy the entire crop will have
to be harvested during a few days'
BELLINGHAM,   June     17.���Joining  with  cannerymen   of  the  entire
Ptip-et    Sound    region,    Bellingham j
packers are preparing to handle the i
Iprgest    run   of   BOCkeves   registered
Since  the  record-breaking  quadrennial season of 1909.     Nearly al) the |
t ical canneries bave Increased their '
facilities 'or handling the finnled victims, mr.. all Is In readiness to re-
c. Ive  the    increased     fish    cargoes
which  come in  every    fourth    year.
The run usually starts early in July,
although in a desultory'fashion. Tha
i biggest citches on  Puget Sound are,
i;i-  n   rule,   between  .Tilly  20  and  25,
'nnd  It i�� then that  the facilities for
: tlie pack will be pressed to their ca-
, pacify.
SEATTLE. June  16.���The validation  of the $3,000,000    county road
bonds  having  taken  effect as a  law
on June 12, -making tlie bonds valid
land   marketable,     Hie   King   county
I board of commissioners will today or
, tomorrow, adopt  resolutions  for  the
sale or tho bonds and the advertisement   for bids.     This  will clear  the
\ way for an  early beginning on an
.ambitious road building project that
; will furnish King county with a sys-
I tern of permanent surfaced roads.
Snow-Sheds  Rein.-.' Unlit.
EVERETT,    .Tune    14.���It    costs
$401,000   a   mile   to   build   timbered
snow-sheds in the Caf-ade mountains
'--.i   ti,o  Great    Northers    Ratlwpy
Company   is   expending     $1,203,000
erecting   three   miles   of  sheds   over
sections of track most open to attack
[from avalanches.    The cost of $401.-
000 a mile includes timber and labor
involved,      The   expense   of   building
nnc   mile  of  concrete   snow-sheds   Is
$602,000, and the Great Northern has
several   miles   of     that     permanent
ihed- "���-- In the hills.
Value of suite Railroad.
J     OLYMPIA, June 14.���Figures prepared  by ComVnissioner E. 3. Koors,
'of the  state  tax co/nmission,    show
the total valuation of all steam railroad  properties in  this state or this
'year ts $343,337,515. compared with
I $342,515,000  for last year, showing
an increase of about $^00,000.
���tanks Will Ruv.
SEATTLE, June 14.���The offer of
twenty-four of Seattle's twenty-seven
1 hanks to purchase a refunding bond
'Issue  of  $975,000, July 1,  was a**-
'ceptcd Thursday by the city council
In extra session, and three ordinances
all emergency measures, authorizing
the sale and  changing of the    issue
from twenty-year to  five-year bonds
and from $1000 to $500. so that the
bonds would find a ready sale, were
passed.
The Royal B<tnh ol Canada
Incorporated 1869.
Capital Authorized     ta5.00 0,00Q
Capital Paid Dp    *H,5OO,O00
Rest    ; ���   *12,500,000
Aggregate Assets, One Hundred and Seventy-Five Million
Dollars.
It is the aim of the management of this Bank to make every <*��.
positor welcome, and to give the best possible attention to his financia
affairs.
��� r-._VVI.NGS_   DEPAHTMBST
Accounts may be opened with d eposits of One Dollar and Upwardi
Interest palC or credited at the highest current rates, on May 3 In .ot
November 30th each year.
H. F. BISHOP. Manages
r ADNSR, B.C.
McLELAN LUMBER CO.
Carry in stock a full Jine of
ROUGH AND DIMENSION LUMBER
Sand, Gravel and Cement
Phone 7
LADNER, B. C
Box 1332
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| J. JOHNSTON, Proprietor
).   Ladner, B. C. Phone 2
i Sample Room. Prompt Service
|   Best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.     Rates Reasonable $
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LUMBER!
EBURNE SAW MILLS, LIMITED
Manufacturers and Dealers in all kinds oi
FIR, CEDAR AND SPRUCE LUMBER
Sh.-ig.ei, Lath, Sash, Doors Turnings and House YtnUhlnfa
Pbo* e   R14 Eburne Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow
Delta Telephone Co., Ltd,
Incorporated 1910.
We are prepar* * to Install single
lino or party line ph ,.;es at short notice. Long distance I . ronaectlon wltn
our service. Apply fo
A. DeR. TAYLOR. Sec.
T. I. ELLIOTT
Successor to P. C. Clark
Horseshoeing
��� AND ���
General Blacksmithing
���_=
Dr. de Van's Female Pills
A rel-able French regulator; never [allt. These
n:!!s are exceedingly powerful in regulating the
tfi'iierative portion ol the female system. Ke.L_.-e
ill cheap imitations. J>r, d�� Tan's are snld al
���3 a I mix. or three It flu. Mailed to any address.
, M.�� Scobell Drnic ro��� St. Catharine*- On
The
Spirit   of  Later-Day
Advertising
A li  we  bave  said   before,   the   purpose of
The Delta Times is first of all to serve
its readers. To do this is not only the right
moral attitude toward our constituency but it is
good business, speaking from a purely business
standpoint.
And so it is that we point out from week to
week the advertising features of this paper and
the advantages to be gained from keeping posted
in all of the news thus presented.
The spirit of advertising is different today
from that of a few years ago. The idea is no
longer to fool and to misrepresent, but to inform
ane. to invite. And it is the constant aim of the
good merchant to stick resolutely to facts.
It is this spirit on the part of advertisers that
makes for confidence, and enables us to direct
the attention of our readers to the profitable
practice ot "ad'' reading, feeling that in so doing
we render them a distinct service. ���ATVRRAY, JUNE 21, 1018.
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..LOCAL ITEMS...
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N'ew
Titos.  Lassiter was  a visitor
Westminster, Friday.
Mr.
1-.:. F
vi.*.!     "
the
Douglas paid a business
Terminal City, Tuesday.
.Mi
B-  '������
Rev.
to the
g   *,,' Crawford, of East Delta,
, the Royal City- Friday.
c, w. Whittaker was a visitor
Terminal City on Friday.
a   visitor  to
yr   \   Mitchell   was
ihi; jioyai city, Friday.
.j(  irg,  E. T.  Douglas and  H.
Mf-Donald  made  a  business  trip
Terminal City, Thursday.
Rev. D. G. McDonald was a visitor
to the Terminal  City on Thursday.
Mr. V. de R, Taylor visited Vancouver on business, Thursday.
Mr. Thos. Todd  was a passenger
on the New Delta, Sunday morning.
Mr.  Alex.  Davie  was  a  passenger
on   the  New   Delta  Sunday  evening.
Mr. W. Stokes paid a visit to the
Royal City, Friday.
'::���
t   E.  Ladner's  residence   is  now
'". il   with   the   local   telephone
(���OtllH'Cl'.'l
gysti BI.
The   phone   number   is   57.
A.  IL Marshall,  of Vaneou-
tbe guest  of Mrs.  A.  de R.
Mr.-
Taylor.
Mine
con
Mrs,  s.  W.   Walter  bas  returned
,. .,n.. after an extended visit to her
,n   Vancouver.
E, Walker, who has been laid
the past week, is reported as
valescenL
Mr. Hugh Slater spent last week
end visiting friends in the Terminal
City.
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Hutcherson,
of Vancouver, were visitors to Ladner on Sunday.
Mr. J. B. Elliott made a business
trip to New Westminster'and Eburne
last Friday.
JOHN A. LEE
DIES SUDDENLY
Deceased   Was  Apparently   in  Good
Health Up Till the Very Last
Moment.
(From The British Columbian.)
WEDNESDAY, JUNE IS.
John A. Lee died in his car while
out along the River road about ten
o'clock last night.    Heart disease is
��� one long sighing breath."
She spoke to him as he dropped
.forward across the steering wheel
and he did not reply, Miss CroskeA1'
it will be remembered, is only a
: probationer and naturally has not
| the experience of a trained nurse,
[ but almost immediately a car pass-'
; ed by and she shrieked to its two
; occupants. They came to her aid,
i and what followed Is described else-
1 where.
Miss Croskell was completely unstrung and for a long time last night
| was unable to give any account of
-what had happened. Today she is j ter.
, able to tell her story though natural-
j ly she is much vtpset. Why Mr. Lee
turned into the roadside she does
not know.    The girl cannot remem-1     At
VOTERS' LIST.
New Westminster city has increased the provincial voters' list by 158,
Delta riding by 58 and Dewdney by
il��9,  according  to  tbe  newly  com-
| pleted  list.    The  figures show New
| Westminster city with  3358  voters,
Delta with  2058  and Dewdney with
2084, while last year the list totalled
I New  Westminster  city   3200,   Delta'
12000  and  Dewdney     1885.    About
j 500 names were stricken from    the
city list  through negligence  of the
New  Westminster citizens to  regis-
SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS.
Barraciough,   a
Mr.    W.
former  student
ister this mornin;;. long sigh as Mr. Lee died and the from Columbian College, was award
denness of his end, rest is intertwined with one of the ed the S. H. Jones silver medal fo
ing thoughts of the  most terrible    experiences a young  his  work in natural science     Mist
Mr. F. Murray paid a visit fo tne
Terminal City the early part of tne
��� Mr. T. Hanford visited th<* Roya"
City, journeying by thc Transfer on
Monday morning.
the cause ascribed.   Such is the ball I ber with clearness" anything "beyond I the"'Univeraftv n^Tor���^"8 heW &t
statement of fact that met the eyes  what is told above.    She heard the w*
of   New   Westminster   " '
The dramatic sudd
the first bewilder!:
loss that his demise means to this | girl can be called upon to undergo.
city, have overshadowed the lives ofi As far as can be learned in medi-
every person to whom he and his I cal circles the sudden death of Mr.
work  were known. Lee was in all likelihood due to heart
Mr. Lee was seen stepping into his disease. His family physician 4,s
car with his wife and friends shortly i Dr. U. E. Drew but, latterly, during
before 8:30 o'clock last night. He j Dr. Drew's journeys from the city
drove from his home, 615 Third ave- | Mr. Lee has been attended by Dr.
nue, to the Opera House, and there IG. H. Manchester.
Ileft his passengers.   He did not wish |     Or.   Manchester  states  that    Mr.
Vera Kenny also of Columbian College and Mr. John Oliver of Delta
I were successful in passing the second
year examinations for the B. A. decree. Miss Kenny's standing was
I number 12 cut of a class of over
1200.
A SQUARE PE(
in a Round Hole
You may be alright, but if
you are in the wrong position
you are like a square peg in a
round hole. You want a position where you fit.
This paper is read by Intelligent business men, and a
Want Ad. in our classified,
columns will reach them.
���'JM-LB-Wllg *}��Z3WiL -7
Mr. John Richardson, of Port
Guichon, returned from Vancouver,
Friday.
-.I >  -    !'. .
Dr.  :intl  Mrs.   Davenport,  of  Van-
,    ���..;,   were   week  end   visitors  to
Ladner. ,
Miss C.   MacGregor   was  a   visitor
-, \, a  Westminster Friday, attenu-
.    :,.-  weekly market.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. London were
visitors to New Westminster on Friday last.
Mr. Len Kirkland spent last week
end visiting friends in Eburne and
Vancouver.
Mr. E. Hutcherson returned to
Ladner by the New Delta on Thursday  evening.
to see the play himself and drove off
after some light-hearted repartee,
saying that he would take a turn
around and be back at 10:30 to meet
his wife at the conclusion of the
performance. He had with him In
the car, his cousin, Miss Croskell,
who is a nurse at the Royal Columbia Hospital.    He was returning ac
cording to his arrangement with his j become stouter and, with the growth
Miss Bessie Fenton returned home
on the New Delta,  Thursday  evening, after
City.
a   visit  to  the  Terminal
Mr, Frank Guichon returned from
a business trip to the Terminal City
mi the mid-day trip of the New Delta
Friday.
If you want a Bicycle with years
proven service behind it, get a "Mas-
Local strawberries sustained considerable damage due to the continual downpour of Thursday afternoon.
Mr. T.- Leary was a passenger on
the New Delta, Thursday evening,
returning to his duties at the Westham  Island  cannery.
Silver
trie Co.
Ribbon"  at  Taylor   Elec-
��� *
Mr. A. N. York has moved into
his new premises on Delta street,
and is carrying on his usual business.
Mrs. Seymour Huff and her daugh-
er, Miss Lillie, have returned  rrom
trip to Cortland, where they at-
ended the  "rose carnival."
Rev. C. C. Hoyle and Mr. H. N.
Rich were visitors to New Westminster on Monday attending the grand
lodge meeting of the Masonic orcer.
The third division of the Beavers'     Mr. C. Hoffman, stock buyer    for
engage the Canoe Pass JuniorsP-   Burns  ��-.   Co.,   was a  visitor   to
i a lacrosse battle on Saturday even-  Delta last  week end.    Mr.  Hoffman
| has been absent for some time buy-
  I ing sheep as far east as Idaho.
Miss Mabel  Lanning has returned: 	
tn   New   Westminster,   w.,here   she;     Mr.   Leslie  Grant,  of the  staff  or
as been  attending  Columbian  Co;- the Vancouver branch of the Ban��
] of Ottawa, was a visitor at the home
  Iof his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Gram,
Mr   Felix Guichon, who sustained, Westham  street,   the   early  part   of
ken nose in the lacrosse gams; the week.
. Friday evening, is recovering from; 	
the effects. Money   to   loan,   first   mortgages,
  [ improved farms, 8 per cent, interest.
dr. J.  P.  Clarke,  principal  of the'Alfred W. McLeod, 309 Westminster
public  school, has  resigned I Trust Building, New Westminster. �����
po it inn  to continue his  medica!
"t_dies at either
��� les.
McGill  or  Toronto
'The   Shaughran,"   adapted   from
lilt's      well      known      play.
the  central    attraction    at
moving   picture   show   Sat-
.   evening.
I.. Gifford has been absent
shop this week, having been
a luror al the assizes in New
ister,    An assistant  is Iook-
'  I* t lie business.
The addition of a steeple to the
Baptist church building has added
considerable dignity to the structure.
The w-ork should be completed during  the  coming  week.
Miss Evelyn Lord, of Victoria,
a former resident of Ladner, is In
town renewing acquaintances, Sin-
arrived on the New Delta Wednesday evening and is the guest of Mr.
and   Mrs.   W.  J.   Fredericks.
Mr.   S.   W.   Walter    visited
Westminster   and   Vancouver
wife when the tragedy occurred
It appears that he had driven out
along the River road and was coming
back towards New Westminster. It
was about 9:45 o'clock, and Reeve
MacGregor's house had been left
about a mile behind. From present
information Mr. Lee apepars to have
felt unwell and had drawn the car
to the side of the road ar.d st?pp��rl
the engine. There he was found by
two autoists hailing from North
Vancouver. He was sitting in the
driver's seat, his head fallen over
upon the steering wheel in an apparent faint.
His companion has just tben spoken to him, and glancing at him, his
cousin saw that he was'-dead. The
shock completely unnerved her and
she became hysterical.
The North Vancouver men lifted
Mr. Lee to the other front seat ano
rushed to Mr. Delkect's house nearby
for stimulants, but, on their return,
all efforts to revive Mr. Lee were
unavailing.
Meanwhile Dr. D. F. Carswell, of
this city, had been notified by telephone, and passing New Westminster
people out enjoying the summer evening, gathered at the spot. Among
these were Mr. Thomas Meredith and
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Anderson, Mr.
George Milne and a party of friends.
Alderman Lynch also was there. Dr.
Carswell found life extinct. The
cause of death is understood to have
been heart failure.
The body was brought in to Mur-
chie's undertaking parlors in Mr.
Lee's own car. Miss Croskell was
taken to the hospital, where for several hours she remained in an utter
state of collapse.
Mrs. Lee was notified of the sad
occurrence at the Opera House. She
is bearing up with wonderful fortitude. Miss Dorothy Lee is in a state
of collapse, while Master Ormsby
Lee was not told about his father's
death  until this morning.
The circumstances connected with
the last hour during which the late
ln'! | Mr. John A. Lee was alive are as follows:
Mr. Lee, as ls told elsewhere, went
to the opera house and tthere left
Mrs. Lee and some friends. This was
at 8.30 or thereabouts. He then
drove away, entirely alone. It may
New i,e mentioned lhat he frequently
Mon-1 took solitary  spins in  his car, and
IMPORTANT IV TRUE.
LONDON. June in.���Revolution
in etheric telegraphy which will
make possible the commercial use
of the wireless telephone is credited
here today to William Burtnall, an
English engineer. The Evening
Standard prints a long article asserting that Burtnell has invented an
electrical grator producing heavy
of his interest  in  other fields, his I currents with alternating frequency
' L' e  hn3  npver  complained   of    any
heart trouble at any time, but he ad-
imits thai men of Mr. Lee's type and
1 build are subject to heart disease.
Mr. Lee was' at one time, many-
years ago. connected with a school
of physical culture in New Westminster. He was at that time lithe
and supple, but of late years, he had
panchant for fresh air and active
exercise  bad  to  go  unrequited.
He was up to the time of his death
singularly free from illness, his only
trouble being a little rheumatic complaint at intervals. He informed a
friend not long ago that his stoutness did not oppress him at all.
"1 used to walk up and down this
hill three limes a day when I was
Building up my business," he said,
"and, while I don't get so much time
as I used to for exercise, I am hoping that now I have retired from
the mayoralty, I will be able to get
a  little more time  to myself."
Outside of his own home there is
no place In the city where the sad
���*.��*s of tl\e passing of Mr. John A.
-ee has caused more grief than ln
his own store. It is closed today
and announcements as to now long
it will remain in this state will be
made in due course.
Among his employees either here
or connected with the many enterprises with which he was identified,
Mr. Lee was looked up to and admired for his large hearteu geniality
and his shrewd common sense methods of business. He wanted to get
on and he wanted others to get on.
Mr. James W. Connor, manager
of Lees Ltd., told The British Columbian this morning that, yesterday Mr.
Lee was in the very best of spirits,
brighter in fact than he had seen
him for some months. Last week
business had been quiet, but through
it all Mr. Lee had looked forward.
This week business had picked up
and the cheeriness of the head of the
firm had permeated all his helpers.
"He was always planning new-
fields of endeavor." said Mr. Connor. "He used to take myself and
Miss Scott and Miss Gutterson���both
heaths of departments here���out for
a spin when 6 o'clock came and show
us what he termed 'new points of
vantage.' 'new fields for expansion.'
Last night I was too busy to go with
him but he took the two ladies home
as was his custom and I knew no
rtPbre until the terrible news was
brought in last night."
of 10,000 to 30,000 periods per second. This invention, it is declared,
is the one great need for successful
commercializing of the wireless telephone.
Poultry Wanted
Rest Prices Raid.
PACIFIC POULTRY SUPPLY.
City Market. Vancouver.
EXTENSION OF TIME.
Tor SaJe, For Exchan*-, Wanted to
Purchase, To Let, Lost, found, Work
Wanted, Situations Vacant, 1 cent par
word. Minimum, 26 cents Cor any one
advt. These rates for cask with order.
All Want Ads. must be la bj 1 p.m.
on Thursday.
MONEY TO LOAN���$1,000.00, *2,-
000.00 and $3,000.00 on approved
securities. Apply to H. N. Rich,
Ladner, B.C.
'    t
Mineral and
Soda Waters
11
J. HENLEY
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer of
SODA WATBR, GINGBR
ALE and all kinde oi
SUMMER DRINKS
Your Patronage Solicited
B.  Blakely has returned  from ��� day.    Owing  to  an  accident to
hurt-here he  represented tne I automobile  he   was    compelled     to
ii   al   the   grand   meeting'make the  return  journey by way ol
'  -  Independent Order of Odd Fet-  Steveston.
  At   the  strawberry  and  ice  cream
entrance    examination    ror social  to  be held  In  the Odd Fei-
i   is expected  In  the  nelgn-1 lows' Hall on  Tuesday, June 24th,
under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid
of the Methodist church, Mr. W.
Hicks, vocalist; MIsb Hicks, ptan-
iste. and other soloists and Instrumentalists from Vancouver will contribute to the programme. The function should In- well worth attenc-
Ing,
is expected  in
' of thirty candidates will sr,
I  take  place  in   the  high   schoo-
"ti   Wednesday,  June   28th.
tor will have charge of the pro-
-   tigs.
nirnl    mail   service   will    be
'   I  "ti  July  1st   when   the  firs;
will in. made,    A daily se-
provided  for.     Patrons alont;
its  will  have  all mail  matter
al the post office from whence
iri   now  receiving  th'-ir  letters
led     for    distribution.       Thp
[tends from New Weetmlnstei
il mg the River road to Burr-
' -nre  by  the Crescent   Island
lo the Trunk road, thence east
the   Trunk   road   to   the  Scott
r' '' ""I  by  the Scott   road  to Now
"��� m minster.
ret urn inn    from
nn    Wednesday
o'' *
lacrosse
evening,
a painful  and  distressing
While proceeding home-
While
practice
Hi.:;;.. 10
victim of
accident.
ward he in some manner tell heavlij
causing his arm to come in contfet
with a heavy spike. A deep -ash
possibly an inch deep, and several
inches in length, was incurred, an,;
required immediate medical attention.
STEEL  IOR C.N.R.  LIM".
1'�������������� In*, ing Will Re Began on Lulu
'"land  Branch as Boon as Machine Arrives.
'"���'rom The. British Columbian.)
Work is being pushed ahead  fast
','.' '������" Lulu Island line of the C. N.
lay ten cars of steel are be-
H shipped from Port Mann over the
.'  *'   R   and H. c. Electric, to Steves-
'���   and   tracklaying   will   begin   a3
as the tracklaying machine ar-
* from up the main line.    This is
' "t held up by a washout this
Chilliwack, on the Chilliwack
""-���"ing.    It is likely that this
��� nt  will  be    protected   by
instead of by piling.    Divi-
Bngineer Swan will decide this
today and it is expected to have
:'   "pen again tomorrow.
:k  is  being    rushed     on     the
<>n   i.ulu   Island.     One     of
" to be two and a half miles
""1   there  are   ten   short  ones
s    It is expected that the con-
that a favorite run of his was along
the River road, where he could see
the river with which so much of his
life  was intertwined.
He went up Sixth street, and at
the intersection of the Third avenue
car line, spied his cousin, Miss
Alice Croskell, standing waiting for
a car connection. She had come from
the hospital and was going to visit
a sister-in-law in the West End. She
is a cousin of Mr. Lee's, and has always been a great friend of his. She
came to New Westminster soon after
last New Year's and has been a probationer at the Royal Columbian
Hospital since February last. She
is about  till  years old..
Mr. l.ee drew, up his car to a
standstill and spoke m his cousin.
"I'm going for a -i-ii along the ,
River road." he said in his cheery \
way.    ".lump in."
Miss Croskell told h<*r cousin that ]
she had to be back at the hospital j
at 10 p.m. and, as this fell in very I
well with Mr. Lee's arrangements to i
meet his wife and friends at the |
opera house at 10.30, she decided to i
take advantage of a spin in the beau- I
tif nl summer air.
"You've been working all  day in-
doors,"  said   Mr.   Lee,   "and   a trip j
will do yon good."
So off tbey went. Miss Croskell j
r.sked Mr. Lee not to go too far and I
the conversation was o'.' the ordinary
nature. She asked him how he felt j
today, and he replied: "Much bet-'
ter.""
Miss Croskell,  thereby     naturally
inferred that he had not been in the
ipiefidld   bottom   is  then   found. 11,est  of  health   previously,   but   she
Mr. Swan is perfectly    satisfied   did not press him for information as
struction of the short ones will soon
be completed. Two pile-driving crews
are working each a twelve-hou *
shift, thus keeping the work going
twenty-four hours a day. The decking crews are working the same
hours and are chasing the pile drivers ri.'ihi along.
To secure  a  firm hold    tha  piles
have to be driven about thirty feet
but
and
with it.
RICHMOND NEWS.
STEVESTON. Lulu Island, June
16.���it Is stated that forty men will
be employed at the Vhk works Of
Patterson Brothers. The machinery
at the works is now receiving a
thorough test.
The business of the Lulu Island
Meat Co. has changed hands, the new
owner taking the establishment over
on Saturday.
to what had ailed him.
They went along Sixth avenue and
: aiong River road and turned round
j a  little way  past  Reeve  McGregor's
home.   This is in Burnaby. some two
miles  from the  New  Westminster1 j
, city   boundary.     Shortly   nfter     the
return   was begun  Mr.  Lee  stopped j
KI-AVLIMNt- IS SAFE.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., June 16.���
Wireless dispatches received here today from the Soo state that the
steamer Spaulding. which was in collision yesterday with the Snyder,
arrived there safely today. No details were received as to how badly
the Spaulding was damaged.
HOTEL  ARRIVALS.
ArriyaU at the Delta Hotel dUr-
ng the week were:
F. Scott, B.C.E.R.
,1. J. Schofleld, B.C.E.R.
Jas.   Sutfin,   B.C.E.R.
Wm.   Nelson,   B.C.E.R.
W,   Bourne,   B.C.E.R.
E.   Brothers,   B.C.E.R.
s. Robinson, B.C.E.R.
W.   L.   Pike,   B.C.E.R.
l-\  Vannatlcr,  B.C.E.R.
T.   Foreman.   Vancouver.
Thos. A. Mayson, New Westminster.
Malt.  Orlieh,   Vancouver.
B. Penkei Vancouvi r.
B.   M.   Jorgenscn.   Vancouver.
Frank   McNeil.   Vancouver.
Thomas   Ward.   Vancouver. i
Harry Mnrcliant.  Houndary Tiny.
A.  MrPbi-rson,  Vancouver.
A.   Wallace,   Vancouver.
Fred   M.  Johnston,   Vancouver.
'   A.  Bruce, Westham  Island.
Frank J. MacKenzle, White Koc*t.j
Wm.   Wright,   Clover   Valley.
Ira ciark. South Westminster
It.   I).   MacKenzie,   Cloverdale.
H.   O.   Wellwood,   Vancouver.
E. T. Harney,  B.C. Telephone  To
w.  siingsby,  B.C. Telephone co.:
It.  Penney.  B.C. Telephone Co.
(jf-i,   >'-i---'".   B.C   Telephone  co.
John   .Martin.   B.C  "telephone uo ���,
3.   Greasley,   B.C.   Telephone   Co. i
R.   Pettipher,   B.C.   Telephone  CO. I
Lloyd   Reber,   B.C.   Telephone   Co.
Tom   Keogh,   Vancouver.
IL   Matthew,   Vancouver.
The time for receiving tenders for
completion of the jetty at Steveston
at mouth of Fraser river, New Westminster, B.C., is hereby extended to
Wednesday, July 2, 1913.
By Order,
R. C. DESROCHERS",
Secretary.
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, June Oth, 1913.
W. MUDGE
Highest Prices for Live and Dressed
Poultry,    Fresh Eggs and    Produce.
Consignments Solicited.
City Market, Main  St.,     Vancouver.
North Coast Land Co.
LIMITED.
Paid-up   Capital 91,500,000.0(1
BRITISH COLUMBIA FARM LANDS
General   Office*!.   Metropolitan   Rldg.;
Vancouver, B.C. '
Advertise in Delta Times
SUMMER SCHEDULE
Beginning April lst_
lADNER and WESTHAM ISLAND
Via Steveaton and
S.S.    "NEW   DELTA"
To Vanconver and New Westminster.
Week Days.
Leaves Ladner���8:30 a.m., 12:30
p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Leaves Steveston on arrival of car
leaving Granville street, Vancouver, station at S:30 a.m., 12:30
p.m., and fi:3b p.m. New Westminster passengers will take car
leaving at 8:00 a.m., 1_:00 and
G:00 p.m. for Eburne car, to connect with the boat. i
CLOTHING
Buy Your Clothing Now
The arrivals at  the  I.adner Hotel
were:
Finlay Murray. Vanconver.
Frank   W.  Smith,  Canoe  Pass.
'Rev. Simon Cunningham, Vancon-
the car, got ont and lit the lamps, re- -ver.
sumed his seat and drove on again.       William McLean, Vancouver.
A few minutes had passed and ttie I      Mrs.   Murchie,   New   Westminster
car was then  about half a mile on i     George   Thorn.   New   Westminster.]
rhis   side   of   Mr.   McGregor's   when ,     R.   G.   Anderson,    New    Westmtn-!
Mr. Lee turned the i.ir into 'he side j ster.
of the road, shut off the engine, and.       H. A. Smith, South Vancouve
in MIbs Croskell's own words "gave '     I.   G.   Rokstad,  Seattle.
Your choice of any
Suit of Clothes in
our store up to
$16.50
on sale fro n Saturday, June 21st to
June 30th at
.  . ���.-     ���
��'
Terms Cash
WALTER'S
THE WHITE STORE
LADNER, B. C.
\
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\\ I   .WPI
THE DELTA TIMES
SATURDAY, JUXF  >i
��� I,
��9l3,
TIMBER RESOURCES
OF   THE   PROVIXCK
British Columbia possesses one of
the few great timber areas of the
world. While the countries of it"e
Far East have lost all the timbei
they ever had. while European na-|
lions are resorting to the most Intensive methods possible to secure
continuity of stand and a certainty
of yield and are planting trees by
hand over great areas to ensure
crops in the future; while Eastern
Canada and the New England States
are clamoring for lumber and viewing with alarm the rapidly diminishing supplies in their country,
British Columbia has a vast area of
ovpr fifi minion nerps of tlmberlani-
*which should average, according to
estimates of experts, at least one
hundred board feet per acre per a-i-
uuni, or a total of 6 1-- billion feet.
This would return to the Government over 6 1-2 million dollars evers
year. The province is the possessor
ot a glorious heritage of over 300
billion feet of timber, which is quite
half of all that standing in the Dominion at the present time. At the
present rate of cutting, the loggers
Ol the province are taking annually
only one-fifth of the amount whicn
is added by Ihe natural processes of
growth,
If one looks over the industries
in the province, the shipping and
all ibe ni!1.-,! and dependent trade*
one will see tbat ai least three on-
of every five men iii the country
are looking to the forest to supply
thefr livelihood. There are very few
industries which are not to a greater
or less extent under obligation for
their existence to the forest resource.
Outside altogether of the loggers.
mlllmen, transport men, builders,
and all those who use wood In a
secondary way, the vast majority o"
the great farming population are dependent upon the forest-clad hills
for the water which brings fertility
and wealth to the wonderful natural
soils from which spring the crops
which have become renowned the
world over.
But the timber products themselves are going out of the province
in lumber: they are giving labor to
thousands upon thousands of men
here, and building up the prairie,
from which so great a proportion or
the wealth of the East is derived
Without Ihe vast forest wealth or
British Columbia il would be impossible to build up the great farmin
areas on the other side of the
Rockies.
The average citizen of British Columbia has a much greater interest
than all this, however, in the great
forests of which he is part owner
and administrator, in co-operation
with the progressive hundreds ot
thousands who are making this Gre-ar
last west the mighty and potent
factor in the nation's prosperity. In
the past seven years enough money
has been paid into ihe Provincial
Treasury in the form of fees, li-ens*>
returns and royalties to pay for all
the roads, bridges and wharves which
have been constructed in that time.
Today one dollar out of every four
which comes into the public coffer
is the product of the rorest. Greater
even than thc value of the agricultural products is that of the timber
which is manufactured within the
province into lumber, pulp and other
wood products.
It is plainly evident, therefore,
ihat to maintain the prosperity of
lhe province it is necessary to maintain the fori st resource. This resource is subject t0 one of tlie grear-
est dangers in tin- world, the dan get
which brings havoc into towns, cities
and      settled      communities,      which
mounts into ibe hundreds of millions every year. Anil tiie forest
has no protection such as have the
buildings in llie great cities. Whim
the great enemy fire -breaks out
in llie forest, then- is practically
nothing to iiepede iis progress oi
check iis work of devastation save
favorable climatic conditions or sonic
peculiar configuration of the ground.
Th-- trees Btand close together; ir
une tree goes the iitie ne.\t it win
_o: fire reaches up from the ground,
gets lnto,the crowns and then sweeps
over mountains and valleys without
any possibility of being checked. In
tbe cities there are fire patrols, some
nt them on motor trucks which can
Bpeed as high as sixty miles an hour.
In the forest, on the other hand,
there may be no one to see the fire
iiiml days after it has begun. The
gospi i nf an ounce of prevention being better than a pound of cure applies no-thoroughly to the forest thai,
,,: j effOl I Which is being made,
iiul should be made in the future,
bould look to th,- early extinguish-
1 . of a fin- before it attains a sl/.e
W ll i ill    n nders   it    impossible   to   pin
out,
i hi   - atises ot  tin   vast  proportion
of forest   fires today are in Ihe cure-
leSSII! SS    of    people    V> ill!    Ill :i lv<'       fil'IIS
and i'o not properlj exl Ingulsb them.
_i ordlng to tin- reporl tft rho Chief
Foresti r  for tin-  pasl   year, over 70
per  , ent,  of the  blazes   which  origin-
..-,  I  in  other  ways  than   from   light
.-  were from sheer carell ;-sn"ss ou
tbe pai -  of i ampere, bruth burners.
.'.���md   ,-!, an rs.  etc.      There   were a
tl number ,,: - onflagratlons trace-
tbli true, to   railways   v.hosr
lni       eri   nol i leai ed of brush, an i
���lie    passing    ellgill	
In 1 he debris bj   I io. rlghl  o
n    .its   io   tne
���
*i hen   are  nun ��� rot -   uethods de-
Pn   :-, tlal     Fores:
to previ nt   and e\
Ires.      There  wen;
.,-   .   ;    last    sui im n    over    1*50
resl   . j      rs,  ��������� I- ise sole duty was
��� ..    afeguard   the   standing   timber
e -   and oi fire  tlght-l
es in case of an outbreak, j
; ,, ey i spended on the work or,
an Into the hundreds or
thousands of dollars. Tiiey assisted
,, . gtingutshlng Blazes to such an
extent -hat there was burned over
0nlj 116,000 acres, with a total
rn nev   loss  of $300,000.    The  cost
of their upkeep ran into $745,000.
In comparison with the tremendous
value of the timber saved, their expense was practically nothing. in
comparison with the revenue returned to the Crown, the money invested
iu this way was but a tenth. More
and more money can be spent upon
this work without injuring to the
slightest the income of the province.
But greater than the work of tne
rangers, and vastly more important
than the i*_penditure for their activities is the expenditure by every
citizen of the province of care over
all the sources of danger which enters into his every day life. A single
cigarette butt thrown carelessly by
the road-side will occasion a fire
which will wipe out more value in
timber ll.^n would buy in, provim,.
ctgarettes for tlie next fifty years;
a little carelessness with brush burning may occasion a fire which will
burn up more than the cleared land
of the whole valley will produce In
the life of him who neglected hts
blaze; a hole punched in a donkey
stack, or neglect in the use of fire
pans might consume the money
which would be devoted to logging
machinery for that timber district
for the next generation; an uncared
for camp fire���and this is the greatest source of danger of all���may
burn away in the ground and finally
blaze up in a mighty conflagration
which will sweep away more wealth
than would be produced by all the
mines which the careless camper o;
prospector might uncover in all his
gold-seeking days.
If the average citizen will give hts
moral support to all the activities
of the Government in its efforts to
put out fires; will work hand in hand
with the District Forest officers and
respond quickly when the call comes
for assistance to a fire, he will buila
far more broadly and securely than
he imagines tbe basis of prosperity
for himself, for the people in his
community and for the coming generation. There devolves upon everj
man in the province a duty to nts
country in this regard, and he will
truly serve his native land who does
the simple acts of carefulness and
prevention in the ordinary course p."
his daily occupation.
WOMEN'S WORK IN
RURAL DISTRICTS
WELL FITTED FOR WORK.
Dr. Robinson Speaks of What Government Is Doinft and Suggests
Public Do a Little.
SERIOUSIiV   INJURED.
TraglO Affair Occurs    Six    Furlongs
From Finish Line in Sight of
Royal  Party,
LONDON, June 19.���Emulating
tbe feat which cost Miss Emily Davison her life during tbe running of
the Derby, an unidentified "male
suffragette," during the running of
the Gold Cup race at Ascot today
attempted to stop August Belmont's
horse, Tracery, while be was heading the Held. The man was knocked down and will probably die.
Despite the efforts" of spectators to
stop hlru, the suffragette ran in
front of Tracery waving his arms,
In one hand a revolver and in the
other a suffragette flag. Just as the
horse struck him, he cried out something about Miss Davison and went
down in a heap under the horses'
hoofs. The attempt occurred about
six furlongs from the finish line, in
full sight of King George and Queen
Mary.
Cards found in the pocket of the
"male,.suffragette" at the hospital
bore the name "Hewitt, Trinity College."
Eye-witnesses of the exploit said
four men ran in front of Tracery
as thi> horses thundered- down the
course. One or them carrying a flag
and a revolver, attempted to stop the
Belmont entry, shouting, "Stop, or
I will fire." He was knocked down.
One of the fallen man's associates
picked up the revolver and held the
crowd at Lay until his two uninjured
Companions escaped. Then he threw
away  the  revolver  and  fled.
Jockey Whalley was thrown to the
turf and painfully but not seriously
huit. King George called Ihe injured rider to the royal stand and
asked him about what had happened.
The injured "male suffragette"
was taken to a hosnltal where it was
found that his skull was fractured.
Physicians at once performed an
operation, but elated that the patient had no chance of recovery.
Precarious < londltlon.
Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, the
militant suffragette leader, wbo was
released Monday for ths third time
[rom Holloway jail, is in a precarious
condition today according lo her followers, as a result of her last two
days' hunger strike. Her personal
physician says that another term of
Imprisonment would he practically
certain doom to Mrs. Pankhurst. She
now suffers from valvular heart
trouble as a result of forcible feeding. Her frame is shrunken and
wasted, and it is said the inly thing
now keeping her alive js her determined will, A complete collapse
is gravely feared.
Miss Annie Kenney and the five
other suffragettes sentenced to Holloway jail Tuesday, who immediately
began a "hunger strike." still refused to eal today, declaring they would
compel the authorities to release
I hem.
Fire, attributed to suffragettes destroyed last night tbe parish church
at Rowley Regis, near Dudley, with
-i loss of jnn.nnn.
A   MONTH'S   BOARD.
VICTORIA,     June      13.    Q	
Thompson,  who  gave  himself  up  lo
the police as thi   man  wh > held up
and    robbed    Frederick    Wilkes,    a
chauffeur,  at   Mount   Tolmle,   some
days ago. and later denied the story,
claiming that he adopted tliis method
of   obtaining   a   meal   and   a   night's
lodging, appeared In the police court
on  a charge of carrying a concealed
weapon.    He denied that he had any J
reason for having a gun and declared j
that he did not know it was loaded.
The   weapon   was   produced,   just   as I
lr.  was  taken  from  him.  and  an   in-i
spection    showed   that  it  was  fully
charged.      Thompson     was     found
guilty and sentenced to one month's!
imprisonment.
VICTORIA, June 9.���Friday afternoon Dr. A. Robinson, superintendent of Education for the province,
addressed the Conference on Women's Work in connection with the
schools in rural districts. He sug-
gested iirst that there should be
more interest shown in the election
of the school boards, which takes
place throughout the province on
the second Saturday in July. If more
general interest were shown them,
there would be fewer cases (and
they had little idea how many of
tbem there were) where clashes occurred between the majority of the
ratepayers and their school boards,
which the department of education
was asked to put straight.
He next asked for more kindly-
consideration of teachers and their
shortcomings on the part of school
boards and parents. The proportion of Incompetent teachers was no
greater than was found to be in any
other profession. There always had
been poor ones; there would always
be poor ones. How many farmers
were farming properly in the province at the present time? Were
there not many business men not
making a success of their business?
Needs Checking.
There was one practice, however,
far too common among teachers,
which he would censure. His department had safeguarded the teacher when going to a new district by
ensuring that no dismissal could
take place until the end of a term,
and then only after due notice. This
had been found necessary as instances had occurred Wht.'e, If the
teacher did not board with a certain
person, say the secretary of the
board, she did not hold her job long.
But though the Act thus safeguarded
the Interests of the teacher, it. also
Imposed on the teacher the obligation not to leave in the middle of a
term, even if a better position came
along, but this they far too often disregarded, and it was a practice that
needed checking.
Dr. Robinson advocated the beautifying of the school grounds and
outhouses by tree planting, the removal of stumps and rocks���but not
on to the roads���and the interesting
of the children in the breeding of
pure-bred stock to keep them on the
farms.
At the close of his address Dr.
Robinson had to reply to questions
relating to water supply to schools,
sanitary inspection and the provision
of room for the teaching of domestic economy. With regard to water
supply, he stated that the department always cautioned local authorities when building to chose a site
where water could be available, but
he thought there was too much paternalism in the province already.
They wanted people to do a little
more for themselves���that is, contribute a little more out or their own
pockets. The government built the
schools and repaired them; surely
the people of a district, might dig a
well. That is what they would do
for the supply of their own house, or
else pay for connection with some
main. Then as to the cleaning out
of the school: could they not find
the $1 to $1.50 a week necessary to
have this done?
A Delegate���Could not the children be  trained  to do this?
Dr. Robinson���It is the ratepayers
themselves I think you will find who
will not allow their children to do
this.
Domestic Science.
In regard to accommodations for
the teaching of domestic science, Dr.
Robinson thought. It preferable on
the whole that any sucn building
should be on a separate site owned
by the ratepayers of the district, but
assured his hearers of tlie hearty cooperation of the department towards
their establishment. Asked whether
school teachers were obliged to take
up school gardening, he stated that
they were not legally compelled to
do so, though every effort was made
by tlie authorities to induce them to
undertake the work.
Papers were read during the afternoon by Miss Gilchrist on Dec
Culture, on Dairy Products by Miss
Coward, on The Legal Status of
Women in B. <'���. by Mrs. Gordon
Grant, and Mr, H. ('. Hanlngton addressed the conference on Women
and Business Methods.
In tlie morning session Miss I'ow-
noll Wright, at one time a professor
of English in the Women's University of Tokio, Japan, gave a most
Interesting account of life as she had
seen It among the Japanese and the
Russians, their customs, and the
progress or otherwise of education
among them. She attributed the
present standing of education in Japan almost entirely to missionary
effort.
Topics discussed by the delegates
at this session included Flower
Shows. Club Rooms and the Institute as a social centre and .an address by Mrs. Haninglon on Home
Making, in which she dwelt on the
value of so educating the children on
a farm as to make them think the
farmer's life the most desirable and
so to keep them from crowding into
the cities,
IMMIGRATION   I K.IRKS.
WlXXH'KC.'June 19, During th**
week ended yesterday, 3868 immigrants passed through Winnipeg de��-
tlned for points in the West. Of
these 2010 were British and the balance Northern Europeans. During the
week ending June la, 1304 Americans entered Canada via boundary
ports west of Great Lakes. It is estimated they brought $213,373 in
cash, ane) $i6,000 worth of settlers'
effects. ..
Xew Fisheries Cruiser Fispa Proves
to Be Worthy Sea Boat, Speedy
and Commodious.
(from the British Columbian.)
Tbe "Fispa," the uew fast fisheries protection launch, made her trial
trip down the Fraser river to Steveston and return on Saturday afternoon and proved a worthy sea craft,
speedy and steady, commodious and
staunch, admirably fitted for the important work alloted to uer in the
Fisheries protection service and fully
equTpped to be the flag ship of the
speedy, light craft that guard the
Pacific Coast fishing waters of tha
Dominion. Mr.. Samuel Dawe, Sr.,
managing dtrector of the Westminster Marine Railway Company, the
shipbuilding concern which turned
out what is conceded to be the fastest and best equipped cruiser of her
class on the Pacific Coast, was the
captain and pilot for the trip,
and with the skill of a true Newfoundlander guided the trim vessel
safely past the floating debris of a
river at the spring freshet, and in a
sail of two hours and a half, or thirty
miles, gave the company, who had
the honor of being invited, a most
pleasant afternoon. At 3:30 p.m.
the vessel swung out from the market wharf and returned at 6 o'clock,
the run back taking an hour and a
half against a stiff current. The
powerful 200 h.p. engines and the
twin screws hummed merrily with
never a stop during the run and if
the top speed of the launch was not
reached on fhis trial trip, there was
proof in the ease and smoothness
marking the operation of the engines that she would clip off 16
miles an hour when tho occasion demanded it.
The "Foam," a small fishery patrol launch, accompanied the new
boat, but speedy as the Foam Is
among river craft, she was left far
behind. A tug also, which essayed
to measure speed with the Fispa,
found much more than a match on
the down river run.
Among those who accepted the invitation to be present when a New
Westminster cruiser shouid uphold
the good name of her makers, designer and port city, were Mr. H. S.
Clements, M.P., for Comox-Atlln, in
the; coast waters of whose constituency the launch will do service at
times; Mr. 3. D. Taylor, M.P.; Mr.
F. H. Cunningham, superintendent
of Fisheries; Mr. Nels Nelson, 'president, and Mr. W.
F. Hansford, secretary, of the City
Conservative Association; Mr. C. A.
Welsh, president of the R. A. & I.
Society; Mr. E. B. Schock, of Vancouver, naval architect, who desigtr-
ed the launch; Mr. Geo. Blakeley and
Mr. Albert Dawe, who with Mr.
Sam. Dawe, Sr., the manager of the
shipbuilding works, represented the
Westminster Marine Railway Company; Mr. Geo. A. Walkem, managing director of the Vancouver Machinery Depet, Ltd., the company
supplying the engines; Mr. T. H.
Smith, merchant, Mr. Tom Trapp, of
T. J. Trapp & Co.; Mr. W. Eskins, of
the T. E. Corrigan Electrical firm of
New Westminster, who had the contract for the installation of the electrical equipment, and representatives
of the two local papers.
All the members of the crew were
ou board. Capt. G. F. Crichton;
(.'. J. House, mate; Wm. Allam, flrst
engineer; P. Douglas, second engineer; A. Anderson, cook; A. E.
Fasbam, deck hand, and A. Chappie.
The Fispa, specially designed by
Naval Architect, E. B. Schock, of
Vancouver, for a work that calls for
a speedy craft, yet one that must be
staunch to face the gales of the West
Coast of Vancouver Island and the
storms of the Gulf, and as well providing comfortable equipment for the
crew, who will make the vessel their
home for many months of the year,
is the best built boat ot her type
ever launched In British Columbia.
Her length is 82 feet, beam 14 1-2,
with ,a 3-foot draft. There are
three state rooms aft, one stateroom
having a private toilet and bath. The
crew's quarters are forward, these
also being equipped with modern
conveniences. The dining saloon under the wheel house is commodious.
Between this and the engine room is
the galley fully equipped. The pilot
house and dining room are finished in
teak, also the rails and the deck
trimmings are of this wood. The
fine-it grade of fittings have been installed, and the work done locally reflects the greatest credit on the skill
and the enterprise of the Westminster Marine Shipbuilding Company.
Architect Schock expressed himself
well pleased with the work done on
the craft, by the local builders, and
was particularly pleased with the
manner in which the vessel behaved
on this trial trip, a real trial trip,
for since tbe launching of the boat
the vessel has not been given a run
on the river. Yet the engines behaved perfectly and in all the workings with the exception of some
minor adjustments there appeared to
be no changes necessary. The contract' price for the launch was some
$38,000. The powerful gasoline
i ngines, driving the twin
screws are six cylinder Standard. 8
Inch by lo inch, 100 horse power
each, manufactured by tin- Standard
Motor Construction Company of New
Jersey, U.S.A., and installed by the
Vancouver Machinery Depot Company. Tbey are eapable 0r giving
a speed of 16 miles an hour, but the
launcb Bhould do better than this
when the engines have been thoroughly  trieiCollt.
The launjjfcls lighted and heated
by e^*_>'1'lllTy. ��Fay & Bowen gaso-
ttnc* engine dn-ectly connected to a
live nnd a half k.w. Crocker-Wheeler
generator, Will supply the current. A
D'oVoit storage battery will also be
installed   to  supply   light   when   the
carried out by T. E. Corrigan, electrical contractor, of New Westminster, W. Ekins having the supervision of this work.
A New Westminster manufacturing concern has also the honor of
supplying this smart cruiser with the
chief brass and copper equipment,���
the B. C. Brass Works���and Messrs.
T. J. Trapp & Company, have supplied the other ship fittings, which
are all of the finest grade.
The Fispa is certainly a credit to
the Pacific Coast Fisheries protection service and to this city where it
was built. Those who made the trip
on Saturday and observed how the
vessel behaved although not loaded
down with her full ballast of oil and
gasoline, having only the permanent concrete ballast which represented 4000 pounds of cement, were
agreed that the Westminster Marine
Railway Company are to be congratulated-on their enterprise and
skill.
RICHMOND COUNCIL.
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, June 17.���
The council yesterday passed the
public morals, the real property tax,
the road extension and the traffic
regulation by-laws. Approved also
was the agreement between Burnaby
and Richmoud regarding the boundary line, which in the futurg will
I be deemed the centre line of the
Fraser North Arm.
Kenneth Laniond, secretary of the
South Vancouver Board of Trade,
communicated the desire of that or-
gauiaztion that a public market,
both wholesale and retail, be established in South Vancouver near Lulu
Island, and that the Richmoud
council extend Its co-operation.
Councillors Gay, Fentiman and Miller were appointed a committee to
take the matter up with the South
Vancouver authorities. The Point
Grey and Richmond Board of Trade
has already appointed a committee
to go into the matter, the success of
which seems assured.
Instructions were Issued to Overseer Hardy of the road department
to have the bridge at the Westminster boundary repaired. Referred
to the chairman of the v��ater committee was Water Superintendent
Lockbart's report concerning an
emergency main across the Lulu Island main. The official estimated
that, it would cost $600 to instal the
pipe, which is considered necessary.
FARMER'S  WIFE KILLED.
vessel is In port. The powerful 13-
inch, 2000 candle power searchlight
will he operated by electric current
and its range and brilliancy will be
a factor in, the launch's efficiency for
her special work. The electrical Installation work bus been done along
most modern lines. ElectricW cables
are laid in pipes and connections are
made by lead conrii_it,s. The switchboard, a very eofirplete feature, Is of
the Alaskan motlc'l^ '���-
The   inol��Hation  of  the  electrical
equipmentWNfcieen  most  creditably
Ct
.���-J
my
CHURCH NOTICES
Anglican.
Holy Communion, first _-.. I
Sundays at 11 a.m., secon. M
Sundays at 8 a.m.; matins ->
Sunday school at 10 a m ���' u N
Service at 7.30 p.m ��� wi'*1"1"
evening, Litany at 8.80. n!���
Hoyle, M.A., tlcar. v
Baptist Church
Pastor���Rev.    D. G.    *,-a,.;
Ladner���Sunday school   n
evening service,   7,30   p,__,
meeting, Wednesday, 7.3o ����
sionary meeting every first Wm"
day under the auspices of the 5
Crescent Island���Sunday K\,,
p.m.; service, 3 p.m.; singin. !i
tlee and Bible reading, Tuesday ?
p.m. '' I"
Gulfside Schoolhouse--Union��
day school, 2 p.m.; singing m
and Gospel service. Friday, 7 3-
Cathoric.
Church services will bo held
other Sunday. begtnnln**; with !
day, November 14, 1900* par0f|
mass at 10.30 a.m.; Sunday J
2 p.m.; evening devotion 3 ���
low mass the following -Jondav
a.m. F. Kientz, p.L.. parish prl,
Methodist.
Services next Lord's Bav
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; class meet'
before the morning service en
Sunday; Sabbath school at 101
every Sunday; Epworth Lea
every Wednesday at 8 p.m. **-���
Wellesley Whittaker, pastor,
St.  Andrew's Presbyterian.
Services next Lord's Day at
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; week night 1
vices on Thursday evening at ]
o'clock; Sunday sehool at 2.30��
Rev. J. J. Hastie,  minister.
Any corrections ln above name*]
times should be sent to the ot|_
of the Delta Times. Ladner. B.C
rochlj
LADNER PROPERTY FOR SU|
BY TENDER.
EDMONTON, June 14.���Mrs. S.
Siegart, wife of a well known farmer at Morse Mills, near Edmonton,
was thrown out of her buggy and
killed near her home last night. In
company with her young son she
had just returned from a drive. The
boy got out of the rig to unhitch the
team but took the bridles off first.
The animals at once bolted and Mrs.
Siegart was thrown on a binder,
dying two hours later from a fractured skull.
Tenders, In writing, will be recsjj
ed by the undersigned up to t����J
o'clock noon, on Friday, June .,
1913, for the purchase of the foil*]
ing property:
Lot 55, Subdivision of Lot
Group 2, situate on Westham s::*(j
in the Town of Ladner. The lo&
50x145, with two store building!aj
a stable erected thereon; one si
building 25x80 one storey high._
one store building 25x70 two stjrti
high, equipped with bake oven; iM
a stable 30x40.
Terms���One-quarter cash, baiait
to be secured by mortgage.
The   highest   or  any   teniler  i
lecessarily accepted.
T. J. ARMSTRONG.
Assignee, W. H. .m���
Court House, New Westminster.
Vhe <Delta Vi
imes
Sl.OO A YEAR
U. S. A.   .    .   $1.50
^Payable
In   m7fdvanc��
SAANIOB   LINE.
Premier Drives Silver Spike ami I'lir-
inally Declares New Line Open
for Traffic.
VICTORIA, June 19.��� With the
driving by Sir Richard McBride of 1
silver spike, the last link in the sun-
urban line of the R. l,\ Electric Railway Company connecting this city
with Deep Bay, on thc Saanlch Inlet,
2.1 miles from Victoria, the line was
formally opened for traffic yesterday.
A distinguished party, including
tho members of the government, the
Mayor and council of Victoria, reeves
of adjoining municipalities and representatives of the leading public bodies
of the city, were guests of the company at the event, which was carried
out under most auspicious circumstances.
Premier McBride was most eulogistic of the progress of the company
and the development work being carried on by it on Vancouver Island
and the Mainland, and especially complimented the local management,
The new line, which cost $1,000,-
000 to construct, runs through a territory rich in agricultural inissibill-
tles and unrivalled fur its scenic attractions,
I XIOMSTS WIN.
Pye-El.'c'ion   Gives   Them   Sent   of
Wuhilswi.il li     by     Increased
Majority of  1700.
LONDON, June 18.���The Unionists succeeded by an increased majority of over 1T00 in retaining the
Wandsworth seat, which became vacant owing to Ihe resignation of t-ir
Henry Kimber.    The figures are:
Stuart Samuel (Unionist), ! *" 42'>:
Ilavelock W'lsou (Independent, Labor), 70SS; Unionist majority, Ci"?,1.
The two previous majorities over
Liberal candidates were .-*9,.9 in
January, 1910, and in the December
election of the same year 4614. If-
hucs on which the election was
fought were mainly those of opposition to the Home Rule Hill, Welsh
Disestablishment ami ne^i frr
amendmenti in  the  insurance Act.
SYNOPSIS    OP    CO.AI,    MI.M.Vfl
REGULATIONS.
Electric Restorer for Men
Phosphoiiol restores every nervo In the body
. . 1 '" I" prnper tension ; restores
vimUd vitality. Premature decay and all sexial
M-nltacM averted at once. Phonphonol well
make roa a new nun. Price M a Imx, or two for
85. Ufailed ti anv a.ldreis. TheScobell Driu
ro.,Bt.Cailuirlnea,Ont. ^
Coal mining rights of the Do
ion, in Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Alberta, the Yukon Territory,
Northwest Territories and In a
tion of the Province of British
iumbia, may be leased for a tei
of twenty-one years ut an "n|"
rental of $1 an acre. Not more til
2T.60 acres will be leased to onei|
Bllcant.
Application  for a lease nuist
made by the applicant  In person
the Agent or Hub-Agent  uf the*
trlct ln which the rights applied ��
are  situated.
In   surveyed     territory    the W
must   be  described   by  sections.
legal   sub-divisions  of  sections.
In unsurveyed territory the tract ���!
plied for shall be staked out by
applicant   himself.
Bach application must be accOl
panled by a fee of $6 which m\
refunded If the rights ap">lM
aro not available, but *ot other"
A royalty Bhall lie paid on the ts}
chantabl*** output of the mine at
rate of five cents per ton.
The  person  operating    tl"'   "'
shall   furnish  the  Agent  with f**.
returns accounting for the full 'l11-""
tity of merchantable coal mlneo 1
pay tho royalty thereon.   '��� :1"'cr.I
mining rights are not ben-' ������l"?l
ed, such returns should be fin"'
at least once a year. .���
The Lease will Include the cw
mining rights only, but the i-*��L
may lie permitted to purchase "I
ever available mrfaoe rights -W1
considered necessary tor '
Ing of the mine at thc ra
an ncre. ,i-_ti*i
For  full   Information    appll<-��'
should be made to the ���" n-j
the  Department of the  '- ,;','  re,J
tawa, or to any Agent or ]
of Dominion  Lands.
W. W. JORT,
Deputy Minister of the rnt"J��J
N.   B.���Unauthorized   9^f%
of   this   advertisement
paid   for.���.10690.
will  not
The  Delta Time* M Publ,*'",t,,-t
Saturday from the Tim** ��a"
Ladinu*.   B.C.    J-   D   Ta,r1"--
ayln��-<_-r*Bcter.

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