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Volume 7
$1.00 A YEAR.
Acting chairman of the Dominion
Railway Commission, who has made
himself very popular in the west Dy
his decision that the railways must
reduce their freight rates by October
1st, or show the reason why not.
Local Student Is Winner of Governor-General's Medal for This
(From The British Columbian.)
Miss V. Madeline Fisher, daughter
of Mrs. C. C. Fihser, of Third
avenue and Sixth street, has
been awarded a bronze medal for
this district on the result of her entrance examinations from the girl's
school. The medals, of which there
were ten, are given by His Royrjl
Highness the Governor-General. Re
also put up five silver medals to he
awarded on the results of the high
school examinations. The award of
the silver medals has not yet been announced.
The following are the winners of
the bronze medals for 1912:
Chilliwack, Elizabeth G. Gervan;
Kamloops, Eleanore P. Wyllie. Nanaimo, Nellie Rogers. Nelson, M.
Louise Horswell. New Westminster,
V. Ma'delelne Fisher (Girls' School).
Revelstoke, Majorle Fleetham. Vancouver, Nettie Watson (Fairview
School. North Vancouver, Beatrix H.
M. Parrls. Vernon, Ellis J. Wilson.
Victoria, Hazel E. McConnell (South
Part School).
Would    Rather    Remain     G-sneral
Superintendent Than be Head
of Ryerson College.
(From The British Columbian.)
The attempt which is being made
to remove Rev. Dr. Chown, general
superintendent for the West, from
Winnipeg to Vancouver, has caused
some agitation In Methodist church
circles out west, whilst ln Toronto
the members of the Methodist
church would regret Dr. Chown's removal to a point so far distant as to
render his visits to the city less frequent, states the Toronto Telegram.
Calls for Big Men.
Rev. Newton Powell has been deputed by the authorities of Ryerson
College, Vancouver, to place the
request before the Methodist General
Conference committee now In session
here. They claim that Ryerson College, as a federated seat of learning
ln connection with the provincial
university, which is being established bn a scale commensurate-with the
site provided by tho British Columbia government, calls for a big man.
as its principal, and the college authorities regard Dr. Chown as an
outstanding Methodist fir the urln-
It seems likely however that they
will have to make choice elsewhere
for Dr. Chown is not disposed fit
present to accept the Invitation.
"I would certainly not give up the
position of superintendent to become
principal of Ryerson College," he remarked to a reporter.
If they are unsuccessful ln getting
Dr. Chown for Ryerson College,
Vancouver Methodists will make an
effort to bring about the removal of
his residence to Vancouver as a
strategical point, but ln this also
they will probably be doomed to disappointment, as the middle west will
strongly oppose lt.
Newington, of the Fishery Protection
Service, Will Continue Patrol
of West Coast Waters.
VICTORIA, Aug. 1.���Having re-
returned from New Westminster after
towing the captured vessels Bonita
and Thelma there to await the official inquiry, the steamer Newington,
Bapt. Barnes, of the Fishery Protection Service, will continue her
patrol of the west coast waters, between Cape Beale and the entrance
of the Straits.
While the Newington ls in port
the two vessels Gunhild and Naiad
are protecting the west coast waters.
The Americans, fishing for salmon
off the entranceto the Straits, have
very few opportunities of getting inside the three-imle limit at present.
In foggy weather many of them work
inside the line, but when it ls clear
tlioy prefer to remain outside, although the attraction of heavy boatloads of British Columbia salmon 18
the best that could be offered. The
northern part of- the island is the
only part which offers a field for
the American fishermen. The protection there ls not so complete as
off the entrance to the Straits and
much halibut is being tawen from
the territorial waters.
W. A. Found, the new superintendent of fisheries for the Dominion, is now on this coast on his first
trip of inspection. He says that a
rigorous policy In regard to poach-;
ing in Canadian waters ls to be maintained. The Pacific coast Is to be
protected in a thorough manner and
it is hoped that poaching will be
stamped out. .
If the fishery protection boats continue to capture American poachers
as fast as they did during the past
weeks, ' the "business will prove to
be very lucrative. The two vessels
taken would realize a considerable
sum at asale, and their nets and
other fishing tackle are worth a neat
little  figure.
The Passing of Prominent   Citizen,
Greatly Esteemed, Occasions
Universal Regret
Grauer   Building    Progresses���Safe
Company.Organizes���Board of
ERURNE, July 30.���Cement foundations for the new Grauer building
here are nearly completed. When
finished the structure vlll stand four
storeys high with a basement, and
will cost ln the neighborhood of
$70,000. The lower floor will be
occupied by the W. H. Walsh & Co.,
Within a few days the first floor
of the Gibson block is to be occupied
by the Eburne Printing Company.
Tbe offices of the printing corporation are now located across the river
on the Lulu Island side.
Meeting tor the permanent organization of tbe Dominion Safe Works
will* be held tomorrow morning when
the stockholders will choose tne
permanent officers of the company
and the board of directors.
At the present time, J. H. Goegh-
ler, of Vancouver, is the temporary
president, while T. A. Wintemute, of
Vancouver, ls one of the larger stockholders of the big concern. Mr. Benson, a safe expert, is acting in the
capacity of solicitor for the company. The company has already maue
arrangements for the purchase ot
six acres on the Bridgeport townsite
described as Section 21, Block 5,
North, Range 6, West. The floor
space of the building will be 50x67a
feet with a 4second storey addition
at one end.
The post office has been moved
from a drug store here to the office
of the Point Grey Gazette.
Action was taken at the last meeting of the Board of Trade of Eburne,
to appoint a commltee to act in conjunction with the municipalities or
South Vancouver, Burnaby and Richmond through their Boards of Trade,
in an effort to get the Dominion government to appoint a harbor commission, for the improvement of tho
North Arm.
Delta has this week sincerely
mourned the passing of one of her
most respected and esteemed citizens, in the person of Mr. Robert
E. Kittson, whose sudden death in
Victoria last Monday has occasioned
universal regret.
The deceased, with his wife and
daughter, went over to Victoria for
a pleasure trip. When he left, he
was Buffering from a slight cold,
yet in going over to the Capital he
was in the best of spirits and kept
on deck%pointing out places of interest to friends. Later, complaining
ot* a chill, he went down from the
deck to get his coat. After reaching
the Dominion hotel, he continued unwell, but had no serious symptoms.
Then early Monday morning he became very ill in his room, and, before
a doctor could be called, died ln his
wife's arms.
The late Mr. Kittson was a native
of Belfast, Ireland. He had started
business life as a haberdasher ln
Arnott &. Co.'s establishment, Belfast. Then coming to'this country
some 26 years ago, he took up a
homestead ln Bast Delta, where he
gained hls knowledge of farming.
About four years ago he secured another farm in East Delta, about three
miles distant, of about 200 acres, on
which he erected one of the finest
residences in this section.
Earnest in all he undertook, with
a lively sense of his duties and responsibilities, both public and privates Mr. Kittson received many marks
of confidence from his fellow citizens. He was a Justice of the peace
he had been for many years a councillor of Delta municipality, he had
filled the responsible position ot
reeve, with honor, and at the time
of his death was president of the
board of trade, presiding at the last
monthly meeting. He was a former
president of the Delta Conservative
Association, being a strong but fair-
minded supporter of Conservative
principles. A consistent and staunch
member of the Presbyterian church,
be was held In high regard by his
religious associates, who looked up
to him as a man of judgment and
as one whose life was wholly exemplary.
The funeral, held on Wednesday,
from the family residence, Trunk
Road, Delta, was one of the largest
that has been held for many years
In this section. Few there were
among the residents of Ladner or
Delta who were not present, to pay
their last respect to a fellow citizen,
j If it were ln their power to attend.
Very many of the public citizens of
i adjoining municipalities and of the
city of New Westminster were to be
found in  the  long  funeral  cortege.
I The services were conducted by the
Rev. J.J. Hastie, pastor of the Ladner   Presbyterian   church,  of   which
1 the deceased was a faithful member.
I Rev. Mr. Hastie was assisted by Rev.
j J.  H.  White,   Presbyterian  minister,
1 of Eburne. The floral tributes were
particularly numerous.
The pallbearers were) Messrs.
Thos. Robertson, John Honeyman.
Wm. Smellle, Chris Brown, C. A.
Welsh and John Oliver.    Interment,
I was at Boundary Bay cemetery.
!     There are left to mourn a kind
and thoughtful husband and-father,
his wife, three sons,    Robert    and'
Rudolph,   and   two daughters, Sadie
and May. i
The New Westminster British Columbian, ln a notice of tbe funeral, I
"All Delta paid sincere respect to
the late Mr. Robert E. Kittson, j
yesterday afternoon, when his fun-
I eral was held from the family resl-l
dence, Trunk Road, Delta. Not only1
did the residents of the municipality i
j in which the deceased citizen had
worthily played a public part, turnj
out in numbers, but very many of
the representative public men of ad- j
joining municipalities were present,
New Westminster being well repre-!
sented. Tbe floral tributes were
very numerous, one motor car being
banked with those touching evidences of esteem and love for the
departed and of kindly sympathy for
the bereaved family. Recognized by
all as a man of sound judgment, fair-
minded opinions, and living a most
exemplary life, Mr. KittBon was looked up to by members of this church
as one of the leaders in all its activities. Many regrets were expressed that one so influential in religious
and civic affairs should have been
cut off so suddenly and in,the prime
of life from a sphere in which his
work and example had been all forj
the best interests of the community."
The British Columbian mentions
tbe following as attending from tbe
Royal City: Rev. J. S. Henderson,
Mr. J. D. Taylor, M.P., Mr. Frank
J. MacKenzle, M.P.P., and Messrs.
C. A. Welsh, Frank Trapp, Tom
Trapp, Jr., Geo. Blakely, Howard
Welsh, H. Tidy, _.. Thompson, Alex.
Turnbull and Jos.  Mahoney.
John    Carver,    Burnaby    Municipal
Foreman Took Cramp and Sank
to Death.
EDMONDS, July 31.���The body of
John Carver, who was drowned
while bathing ln Deer Lake last evening was found at 7:15 o'clock this
morning by two of the Burnaby police who were grappling near the
place were Carver disappeared last
night. The body lies ln Fales' Undertaking Parlors, New Westminster.
It  Ih supposed that Carver,   who
was a municipal foreman, was seized
with cramps while ln the cold water.
Carver with two companions walked I
over to the lake last evening about |
7:30 o'clock and was the tint    io,
plunge.Into the water.    A moment j
later his terror-stricken    cries    for;
assltsance attracted the attention of|
his companions, one of whom swam
to his rescue, but was forced to re-
lease his hold when he found    that
Carver was dragging him below the]
surface. j
The Burnaby police were lmmedt-j
ately notified, but no trace of the,
body was found until this morning.   |
Carver is said to be of Englisn
birth. He was 25 years old and
Are Said to Be Disregarding Patrol
Boats And Fishing Where
They Please.
VANCOUVER, B. C, July 31.���
Disregarding the additional boats
secured by the government fishery
protection service for patrolling the
British Columbia shores against
poachers, dozens of American fishing vessels are cleaning out the
great salmon and halibut banks off
the West Coast of Vancouver Island,
according to advices received here
from Victoria today. Having high-
powered boats of the latest construction, the poachers are easily
able to keep out of tho way of the
sloy patrol boats, lt is claimed, and
the American vessels fish right up
to within half a mile of the shore.
Two Lives Lost in Bear River Straits
���Rescuers Have Strenuous
SOUTH BEND, Wash., July 30.���
I. A. Lucas, 61, pf Lake county, California, and J. W. Kennels, aged 52,
of Albany, Oregon, are dead today,
drowned while attempting to swim
ashore for assistance to aid in the
rescue of Mrs. F. A. Lucas, and Mrs.
H. C. Courter and her two children,
all of Portland, who were clinging
to a launch which bad been wrecked
by colliding with a sub-merged fish
trap piling ln the Bear river straits.
The women and children were later
taken ashore by F. A. Lucas, husband of one of the survivors.
The accident occurred late Sunday
but tbe news was slow in reaching
South Bend on account of the isolated locality of the drowning. Before effecting the rescue, F. A. Lucas
was compelled to swim to the mud
[flats, race over the sharp stone for
three miles, barefooted and naked,
scale a bluff and run through slash-
lings for another mile before he
| reached tae anchorage of the row
boat. It was then a pull of two
| miles to where the launch was
Mr James Everett Johnson, and
Miss Ethel Jane Innis, daughter of
Mr Alexander Innis, were united in
marriage Wednesday evening, at the
home of the bride, 811 Royal avenue,
New Westminster. Rev. J. S. Hen-
erson officiated. The groom was
supported by a brother of the bride,
Mr W H. Innis, while the bride
was assisted by Mrs. Frank Trapp.
The couple left after the ceremony
for a trip during which they will
visit several of the coast cities.
Upon their return they will reside
in New Westminster. Mr. Johnso*)
1s a son of Mr. Daniel Johnson, of
Committee Thinks 91500 Would be
Well Invested if It Brought one
(From The British C-Jumblan.)
If the neighboring municipalities
of the Fraser Valley will co-operate
with New Westminster, lt ls proposed
that an exhibit be sent to the United
States Land Show to be held ln Chicago from November 23 to December
8. The agricultural committee of the
Progressive Association reported to
the executive at the meeting last
night, recommending the appointment of a committee to go to Victoria
and If possible secure a grant from
the government to help defray the
expense of such an exhibit.
The committee    has    investigated
the  matter  and  estimates  that the
The following notice appears ln
the B. C. Gazette:
His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor has received a despatch from
the Military Secretary to His Royal
Highness, the Duke of Connaught,
Governor-Genera) of Canada, setting
forth the programme of the tour or
His Royal Highness in British Columbia during September and October next. The following places will
be visited:
Kamloops���3 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on
the 17th September.
Vancouver���3 p.m. on the 18th
September to evening of 20th.
New Westminster���On 21st September.
Prince Rupert���11 a.m. on 23rd
September to evening of 25th (Including a possible visit to Hazelton).
Nanaimo���11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on
the 27th September.
Victoria���Evening of 27th September to 3rd October.
Vernon���Morning of 4th October
to 11 a.m. on same day.
Penticton���4 p.m. on 4th October
to 5 p.m. on 5th.
Haymaking in Richmond���Grain is
x Ripening Fust���Business
STEVESTON, Aug. 2.���Hay-making and balling operations ls again
iu full swing in Richmond after the
recent rains. Grain ls fast becoming ripe,' and by the time haying iB
finished, the farmers will have to
comme.ice cutting the grain.
Mr. H. E. Green has given up
the shoe store in Steveston, and will
move to Vancouver this week. Mrs.
Green has also sold out the fruit
store to Paul Leibner. No successor
to Mr. Green lias yet arrived.
Mr. F. J. Beniteau has accepted
the position of driver for the Walker
emporium's motor truck, which is
making a success of rural deliveries
every day. The emporium is making a specialty of supplying fresh
eggs, which are collected from the
la:ms   every   day.
Miss Robinson, of Vancouver, is
visiting Mrs. A. B. Lee, for a few
STEVESTON, July 27.���Eight
hundred Indians are -forking in the
canneries in and arJbut Steveston at
the preseut time and within a few
weeks this number will be swelled to
1200. Such is the estimate of Thos.
O'Connell, Dominion constable of the
fishing centre of the lower Fraser
th about three weeks, Mr. O'Connell
said he believed, judging from prev- !
lous experience, that 300 or 400
more would soon be coming down
from the canneries farther northward up the coast of British Columbia where the fishing season begin-
earlier and ends sooner than ln the
Fraser banks, and generally in Puget!
Owing  to  the  praiseworthy  care
that has been taken by the Steveston
canneries, to make the living conditions of the Indians as sanitary   as
possible, there has been no contag-
lous disease reported to the officials, j
Constable O'Connell attributes    the !
unusually healthy condition  of the j
foreign population here to the fact
that a good water system has been
l&Stalled since the last fishing season.
The Richmond lacrosse team de-
feated  the  South   Hill  twelve  here
last week by the score of  3  to  2. |
Richmond is now tied for first place
with the Victoria Heights team    of
Vancouver,  in  the  race    for      the
championship of the Vancouver League, for which there is a $100 trophy-
cup up.    Some idea of the closeness
of the matchc between     Richmond
and the South Hill twelveB can be
formed when,It Is known that in or- i
der to  settle  the  game  the  teams j
played eight minutes' over time.
In order to meet the demands of���
a greatly increasing trade, the Walker's  Emporium  has  put     a  new i
motor truck into operation.
Week-end traffic to and from
Steveston necessitated the addition
of a trailer on all the regular tram
cars last week. i
A case of more than ordinary Interest was tried in the local police
court on Monday when Inder Singh,
a Hindu, was found guilty of selling
liquor to an Indian and fined $50
and costs.
II. I.
. <j.\, K.C.
Corporation counsel for the City
of .-.-..to, ��ho nas been appointed
to tha chairmanship of the Dominion Railway Commission, to follow
the late Judge .\rabee. Mr. Drayton
announces that he will take office tn
II. Th.. 8j 13. "We exhort that  with
r-uietn*?-- iht'.\ work."
.$1500. This amount, they, think, will
I be well  spent  if no more  than  one
I family Is secured for the valley, as
the report states that each new settler is worth $2000 to a community.
Prices generally remained unaltered at the opening of the New Westminster market Friday morning,
with but a fair attendance. The
usual number of farmers was noticeably decreased on account of the fact
that they are busy at this time of the
summer with their crops. The market was overwhelmed with poultry
and the demand was Insistent, the
price for hens standing at 17 and 18
cents, while by the dozen hens
brought between $7 and $9. Eggs
advanced to 40 cents straight. New
potatoes sold at $1.10 a sack and
the demand for small supplies was
considerable. Fish remained at tbe
same price' as Inst week with a fair
supply. The supply of vegetables was
increased, but the prices remained
practically unaltered over last week.
Peas, tomatoes and beans were the
best sellers.
The potato market is in bad shape,
the supply appearing equal to the
demand and to exceed the demand.
The best Delta potatoes are reported
to be selling at. $22.50 a ton, or $10
cheaper than last year.
Haying Is practically complete, the
crop was good and harvested under
fatorable. conditions. Labor was
plentiful. No new hay Is yet being
Fishing has greatly Improved during the past few days. The sockeye
catch ls very good for this off season.
Some of the Best Known Lards Sold
in This City Are Declared to
Be Genuine.
Bulletin No. 237 Issued by the
Laboratory of the Inland Revenue
Department, Ottawa, states that dur-
Ing October and November of last;
year, 267 samples of lard were col-,
lected throughout the Province and
analysed, with the result that 262'
were declared genuine according to |
the formula laid down hy order-in-
councll. Under this formula, leaf
lard, and lard compound, must not
contain more than one per cent, of
any substance other than fatty acids
and fat, and leaf lard must not have
an Iodine number higher than sixty-
five. Of the five samples declared
adulterated, two were sold as lard,
which should have been called lard
compound, as they contained cotton
seed oil. This was attributed to
carelessness on the part of the vendor than any Intentional malpractice
of the manufacturer. Three others
contained an undue percentage or
water, two of them so slight, however, that the report regards Its pres-
eree as accidental.
due of the British Columbia samples came In this last class, the water
content being 1.14 per cent. The
remainder of the samples taken In
tbls province, which Included many
of the best known brands sold ln
this city and Vancouver, were declared genuine, with the exception of one
which contained cotton seed ol).
The New Testament speaks out
very clearly about the duty of work.
The Church, too, teacheB that Idleness is shameful, and has given the
State authority to enforce lt. Children are to be brought up in virtue
and learning, and thus be prepared
for citizenship. Such ls the Divine
God hath set us In families, not for
east or comfort alone, but that we
may be trained for our mission in
life, for everyone has a mission or
field where their work is to be done,
and where God is to be glorified.
So that, in a measure, ou. realm
of peace and joy depends on the
service of others; they, as well as
ourselves, having to render an account with joy or grief. "We exhort
that with quietness they work."
That we may render that service
God has placed us amid fulness of
body and mind, of constitution and
power, all of which ls controlled by
His will. We speak only of these,
for, at such a time as tbls, all other
objects for which men live must pass
out of consideration.
There ls no work better calculated
to lead men to see their dependence
upon God than agriculture; the
worker there has Hired contact with
dew, rain, and sunshine,, hence it is
no wonder that from rn_n following
that pursuit have arisen some of our
most eminent citizens; but when refinement and culture and a reverent
soul are added, the worker ls far
removed from grossness of pleasure.
Surely then It is that "with quietness
they work."
We are met today to show our
tribute of respect to one who grasped
the Divine intention of what life was
meant to be. Personally, I may say,
that there w_�� no one on the Delta
with whom I was on closer terms of
intimacy, partly, it may have been
because he had comparative leisure,
and partly also, because he was always disposed to converse on higher
themes. Into his home, a realm of
peace and joy, It was always a stimulus to enter for the evidences ot
practical religion were on every hand,
filial respect never wanting, and
harshness banished by Joyous endearment.
If you ask me what contribution
to the community such a life makes,
I would lay emphasis on Home-life,
and the elements that enter Into lt.
That kind of work must be done
quietly, with the acknowledgement
of God as the family head, and fidelity among its several members.
While the deceased had an interest
In affair;) ranging from Municipal to
Imperial service, his first concern
was about Home and Church. With
startling suddenness the quiet worker
has passed to his reward���his realm
of peace und Joy beclouded In u
moment; but with what gladness its
remember this, that the last service
he attended���not u fortnight ago���
was the Sacrament of the Lord's
Supper, where he partook In emblem
of that which he has now gone to
share tn reality. One, and all of
us, pray that Christian comfort may
be given to each of the large circle
who deeply mourn his loss.    J. J. H.
Considerable surprise has been expressed at the fact that the Mackenzie cup, which the Ladner boys won.
has not yet been handed over to
them by last year's winners, the
Westham Island team. A meeting
was held In Ladner last week wllh
regard to the matter, but the feeling
of the lacrosse boys was that the
question of the delivery of the cup
could be well left to the sporting
spirit of the Westham Island lacrosse
The King Edward is dredging at
the Ladner harbor and Ih doing mag-
I nificent work. An 18-foot harbor
at low water is now possible. All
the shippers and vessel men express
the Utmost satisfaction with the result of tho operations.
OTTAWA. Aug.  1.���Mr.    W.    H.
Sharpe.  M.r>.,  for  Llsgar, will  likely
be appointed Conservative whip for
Manitoba to succeed Mr. W. D.
Staples, who resigned to become a
member of the Grain Commission,
and Mr. J. D. Taylor, M.P., for New
Westminster, will probably be made
British Columbia whip to succeed
Mr. A. S. Goodeve, now a member
of the Railway Commission. Mr.
John Stanfield, M.P., chief Conservative whip, was In Ottawa recentlj
and conferred with Hon. G. H. Per-
ley, acting-premier, and other ministers, and it is likely these appointments will be made, although no announcement will be made until the
opening of the House. These two
members are exceedingly popular,
and are looked upon as two of tho
ablest and hardest working Western
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Allied Iluinnl Associations Nominate
Fifteen for Senate of University
of B. C.
VANCOUVER, July 30.���A joint
meeting of representatives of the allied alumni associations was held in
the University Club last evening. Mr.
W. F. Carter occupied the chair.
It was decided that the following
slate be approved of as representatives of the allied aiumni associations, outside universities, and the
Women's University Club: Dr. C. E.
Arthur, Nelson, B.C., of Toronto University; Mr. F. C. Wade, K.C., of
Vancouver, of Toronto University;
Dr. J. M. Pierson, M.D., of Vancouver, of Toronto University; Dr. R, E.
McKechnle, M.D., of Vancouver, of
McGill University; Mr. J. S. Gordo..,
of Victoria, of McGill; Mr. J. M.
Turnbull, of Trail, B.C., of McGill;
Mr. A. G. Cameron, of Vancouver, of
Queen's University; Mr. W. F. Mac-
Innes, of Vancouver, Queen's University; His Honor Judge Howay, of
New Westminster) DaThousie University; Mr. Cecil Killman, of Vancouver, Mount Allison University; Mr.
W. P. Argue, of Vancouver, Manitoba University;  Dr. W. D. Brydone
and this awill be of much advantage
for automobil driving and teaming.
Mr. G. Draper, of New Westminster, haB been recently surveying
some of the land of Captain Williams
who is selling some additional lots
of the property.
Captain and Mrs. Williams, of
Crescent Lodge, are contemplating
an early visit to the Old Country,
probably in the fall.
An open air Sunday School service
ls held every Sunday on the beach
ir. front of "Kamp Kill Kare," the
expressive, if peculiar way of spelling the name of the residence of Mrs.
W. T. Refd.
The Baden-Powell Scouts, of New'
Westminster, spent nearly two weeks
at the Beach, the boys having a real
good tme here before returning on
The handsome Bummer residence
of Mr. Walter Gilley is now occupied
by his family.
Captain McAuley, Mrs. McAuley
and family are now at Ye Igloo, their
lovely summer home at the Beach.
The new rooming house being put
up by Captain Williams is now
rapidly nearing completion. Eight
rooms are now ready for occupation,
und the additional eight rooms will
be finished at an early date. A splendid view from the balconies Is obtained of the bay and surrounding
The store in connection with this
building is now open and doing a
gratifying business under the courteous management of Miss Holland.
The restaurant also on this block
is in full swing, and Mrs. Torey, who
is   in   charge,   provides   the   best  of
Jack, M.D., of Vancouver, New , refreshments for visitors,
Brunswick University; Mr. E. W. i Mr. and Mrs. stott, of New West-
Sawyer, Summerland, B.C., Acadia m*nster, and family are now occupy-
Universlty; Mr. J. M. Scriingeur,   of ing t*-etr summer cottage    at    the
Vancouver, representing Scotch universities; Mrs. J. W. de_5. Farrls, or
Vancouver, representing Women's
University Club.
Arrangements were made to have
the secretary, Mr. H. C. N. McKlm,
and the chairman of the    meeting, I LOBSTER CATCH OF
prepare and send to old members of!
Mrs. Williams, of Crescent Lodge
entertained a party of friends at
the restaurant on the Beach on Sunday.
Sketch  of  the  Industry���Work     of
the Department of Marine and
There are probably 50,000,000
lob_fers taken from the coastal waters of Canada every year. During the
fishing season, which extends from
April 27th to June 30th, roughly, 11,-
000 men are engaged in actual fishing, and 8000 people are employed
In the 682 canneries, states a bulletin issued by the Conservation Commission. In short, Canada possesses
a more extensive and valuable lobster fishery than any other country in
the world. Lobster canneries were
first established In Canada in 1869,
an din that year 61,000 one-lb. cans
were put up. By 1881 the maximum
pack in the history of the Industry
was reached, when over 17,000,000
pounds were canned. Since that
year there has ben a decline. In 1898
the production was about 10,000,000
pounds and since 1909 there has
been a further falling off.
In adldtton to the canned lobsters
a very important trade is carriSd on
In live lobsters.    There ls an active
Are Now Five   Hundred   Residents' demand for live lobsters    wherever
and Holiday Makers at Crescent     i t.hey cvan be. shipP��d. 1���n-���cold *|t��ra���!.e'
Beacli. ] Anywhere from  100,000 to  120,000
* " hundredweights of live lobsters are
CRESCENT BEACH, B.C., July annually shipped by Canadian fish-
29.���This charming   little   summer, ermen.
resort continues to grow in popular-! The Department of Marine and
Ity. It is estimated that there are Fisheries haB tried a number of ex-
now about 500 people resident here periments in the hope of regulating
or taking welcome holiday in bunga- the lobster fishery with a view to its
low, cottage or camp. better conservation. Hatcheries have
Practically all the residences being heen encouraged and efforts made to
erected a month or so ago are now in have the fishermen bring the egg-
occupatlon, and many tents scattered hearing female lobsters to these
along the front indicate the presence hatcheries. This has beer, fairly
of summer campers. successful.    There are now thirteen
Mr. George Balfour of Carberry, lobster hatcheries on the Atlantic
Manitoba, who owns a quarter sec- coast, and millions of lobster eggs
tion adjoining Crescent Lodge visited are artificially hatched annually and
here lasi week, and alter looking the young fry planted. This has been
over his property expressed his sur- found very beneficial because lt saves
prise  and  delight  at the  rapid   de- the destruction of tho female lobster
British Columbia, a circular letter,
stating that the above persons constituted the slate of the allied alumni
associations, and requesting that tne
members of convocation mark their
ballots in favor of the above mentioned persons, as the fifteen members of th esenate of the new university of British Columbia to be
It was decided that the meeting as
such should not make any nomination for the position of chancellor ot
the new university, but that each
member of the allied alumni associations should be free to vote as he or
she wished for chancellor. It is understood that already a number ot
persons have been nominated for this
A special messenger was dispatched last night to Victoria to make the
above nominations for the Senate of
the new university, and such nominations will be made in Victoria tomorrow, which is the last day upon
which they can be entered.
Roman Catholic Immigration Bureau
Has  Comprehensive  Scheme
to Bring  in  Settlers.
(From The British Columbian.)
Nine hundred and fifty acres of
land In Pitt Meadows lying between
the Pitt and the Llllooet rivers, owned by Archbishop McNeill, of Vancouver, Is being laid out by Albert J.
Hill, the civil engineer of this city.
It is understood that this will be
a part of the scheme for the Catholic
colonization of a district in Pitt
Meadows which has already resujt-
ed in bringing a large number of
the members of that creed from
across the border. The immigration
of the Catholics ls handled through
a Catholic immigration bureau which
has adopted a colonization policy.
These Catholics have already established large and prosperous farms
and are building roads in their locality. The land which they have available In that vicinity is sufficient for
a very large number of settlers!
CHRISTIANA. July 29.���Captain
Ejnar Mikkel_en, the Danish arctic
explorer, and the engineer. Severson,
who were rescued July 17 on the
coast of Greenland by a Norwegian
fishing vessel after having spent
more than two years in that region,
looked like wild animals when their
rescuers found them. They had
spent the previous winter at Bass
Rock Island, not Shamrock rock, as
previously stated, and it was there
the Norwegians came upon them in
a cabin they had built.
velopment of tho resort.
Crescent road leading to Crescent
Lodge, and post office, is being graded by the government. The work is
under the supervision of Mr. Atkinson, of Tynehead, and the road is
being put in excellent condition by
a well rounded grade.
Ocean   Park  road,   a  continuation
poto which would h*** io?t if fhnv ar*?
deposited In the open s.*a. There 13,
however, still a great Irfa of fry *r-
tnr It is planted, No economical
means have yet been devised for
preserving the fry until they have
v-��-v,���r* *iir- ..-~,un,,**!v st'nre, before
planting. If this could be accomplished, a very great advance would
of Crescent   road is also being Brad-   have been made ln the conservation
ed   from   Crescent   lo   Ocean    Park    of tho Canadian lobster industry.
Complete List of Teachers Who Have
Qualified for Public School
Work. *
The annual examination of candidates for certificates of qualification
to teach in the public schools of the
province began on July 2, 1912, and
was held simultaneously in Armstrong, Chilliwack, Cranbrook, Creston, Cumberland, Duncan, Enderby,
Fernie, Golden, Grand Forks, Kamloops, Kaslo, Kelowna, Ladysmith,
Nanaimo, Nelson, New Westminster,
Peachland, Salmon Arm, Summer-
land, Vancouver, North Vancouver,
Vernon and Victoria.
The examiners appointed to act
with the superintendent of education
were: T. A. Brough, B.A.; H. Chodat,
M.A.; J. T. Dunning, M.A.; P. H.
Elliott, M.Sc; J. S. Gordon, B.A.;
James Henderson, M.A.; J. K. Henry,
B.A.; D. C. Little, B.A.; S. W.
Mathews, M.A.; Edward B. Paul, M.
A.; Lemuel Robertson, M.A.; George
E. Robinson, B.A.; E. H. Russell, B.
A.; Samuel J. Willis, B.A.; David
Wilson, B.A., and F. G. C. Wood, B.
A. Following are the results.:
First Class.
Aird, Irene C; Allen, Mabel D.;
Allen, Lillian M.; Alward, Bertha F.;
Archibald, Margaret E. R.; Barnhill,
Maggie G.; Beddie, Beatrice; Beech,
Harold; Biggar, Mary I.; Bigland,
Mary E.; Dinns, William H.; Brown,
I Frances F,;    Butter, Constance E.;
j Burpee, Annie L.; Campbell, Bertha
i M.;   Chapman,   Ellen  L.;     Charles-
I worth, H.; Clark, Deborah A.; Cor-
l coran, Winnifred; Cornforth, William; Crandlemire, Nellie II.; Creigh-
! ton, Alice; Dalley, Lucy C: Dexter,
Frederic C.; Dalley, Lucy C.J ashun
Frederic C; Dixon Ellis B.; Dockrill, Nora E.; Fennell, William T.;
Finlayson, Alexander; Flower, Ethel
j Mary; Fullerton, Carl Vernon; Gem-
mell,  Agnes;  Glegerlch,    Helen A.;
I Glxen,  Nora  M.;     Gowan,   Eva  8.;
! Gray, Clinton H.; Gray, Joseph; Gray
William H.; Griffiths, Margaret W.;
I Griffiths, Stanley James; Hamilton,
Florence C.J Hanson, William; Harrison, Mrs. Anna; Hart, Grace Elizabeth;   Hedley,  Ella I.;     Henderson,
; Janet M. K.J Hendry, Myrtle M.;
""ii. H"*i-v HiT-tie, p. Amanda;
Holden, Catherine Jane; Hughes, An-
i nle; Hunkln, Arthur T.; Ireland, Eva
P.; Irvine, Isabel S.; Jackson, Margaret A.; I.eClercq, Evelyn B.; Leg-
gett, Jeannette G.; Lister, Mrs. Catn-
erine O.; Lockington, James; Logte,
Georgina D.J Long, Lottie Pearl;
Mack,   Myrtle  C.J     Middleton,  Wll-
! "*>miun   ,T.:   Miller,   Alice;   Murray,
1 Annie G.; McCoIl, Mrs. Bessie;  Mc-
What Churchill's announcement means. Showing H M.S. Orion firing a broadside. She Is the flagship or
Vlce-Admlral Sir John Jellicoe, commanding the Secon 1 Squadron of battleships at the naval manoeuvres. The
Orion is the first of the "conditional" or experimental shlpR armed with the thirteen-lnch guns. She carries ten
of these guni, which can b>* fired together without damaging the works of the ship. Every broadside costs
eight thousand dollars to fire it, however, and projectiles weighing five and a half tons are hurled with each
explosion. Sbe is a monster of twenty-seven thousand t ins and carries a crew of nine hundred men. Churchill's
announcement provides for the construction of twenty-one such ships with Canada's aid.
Culloufeh, Eva J.; Macdonald. Edith
M.; Macdonald, Mary A,; MacDonald, Vida J.; McKee, William C.J
McKenzie, Catherine F.j MacKenzle,
Georgia A.; McLauchlan, Alice; Maclean, Donald; McNalr, Elizabeth J.;
MacRury, Sadie M.J O'Brien, Bertna
J.; O'Brien, Delia; Orr, Kathleen 1.;
O'Rourke, Margaret E.; Partridge,
Mary A.; Peck, Gladys M.; Penn,
Beatric M.'; Pettlt, Annie M.; Pickering, Walter; Rae, Helen; Rankin,
Janet W.j Reilly, Belle H.; Roberts,
Alma B.; Roberts, Catherine M.;
Robertson, Iva L.; Ross, Jean MacK.;
Sexton, Verna K.; Sherratt, Annie
E.; SImms, Mrs. Elizabeth P.; Simpson, Mrs. Minnette B.; Smith, Mildred M.; Strum, Gladys E.; Thompson, Jennie; Thompson, John R.;
Tumban, Ruby; Ward, Constance E.;
Ward, Mrs. Amy; Wate, George S.;
Wells, Winnifred; Williams, Augusta
E.; Williams, Maud Anna; Williams,
Nellie O.; Wilson, William H.; Wilson, Jean p.; ilson, Olive A.; Wilson,
Zeena.B.; Wolfenden, Lena; Woodland, Amy; Young, George P.
Second Class.
Amos, Maude A.; Andrews, Annie
E.; Archibald, Margaret; Ashwood,
Hazel M.J Austin, Edna E.; Bailey,
Marie E.; Beane, Ella M.; Blackberg,
Agnes; Borand, Agnes R.; Bruce,
Edna M.; Cameron, Olive G.; Cam-
cross, Roma E.; Christie, Isabella S.;
Clark. Mildred; Coates, Kathleen M.;
Crawford, Julia C, I.; Davis, Laura
G.; Dewar, Margaret; Dickenson,
Bessie S.; Elley, Marlon; Flewelllng,
Irma J.; Foote, Lillian M.; Foy, Alma E.; Gray, Margaret A.; Grelg,
Marjory; Hadfield, Nellie; Harris,
Mamie F.; Hooley, Elizabeth H.;
Howell, Mary C.J Johnstone, Barbara M.J Jones, Nellie; Knappett,
Maude L.; Knox, John Lister, Mary;
Marshall, Rosalind; Middleton, Alberta; Mude, Mona; Mulcahy, Eileen
M.J Munro, Caroline R.; Macdonald,
Mona F.; McEwen, Alice; MacKenzle, Lily C. E.; McKinnon, Maggie
M.; McRae, Rona I.; Nyman, Annie
E.; Paddon, Amy W.; Parrott, Ada
A.; Peebles, Jane M.; Raymer, Pearl
W.; Raymer, Winnifred J. L.; Revel-
ey. Ethel H.; Rich, Edith E.; Rich-
dale, Marguerite I.; Robertson, Isabella; Rogers, Olive M.; Ruttan, Mildred E.; Sherwood, Rhoda H.; Sims,
Edward S.; Stables, Nellie T.; Tod-
hunter, Jessie Florence; Trenholme,
Ada L.; Warner, Mabel A.; Wen-
born, Myrtle S.; White, Viola M.;
Wilkie, Annie L.; Wilkie, Elizabeth
G.; Wilson, May D.
Third Class.
Barkley, Clara; Brett, Grace B.;
Brown, Leah H.J Bruce, Edith M.J
Buss, Isabel Mvj Cox, Alice E.; Fraser, Helen; Gummow, Benjamin F.;
Hooper, Alfred H.; Hooper Florence
E.; Jackson, May; Johnson, Sarah
M.; Middleton, Mary E.; Milley, El-
freda; Mitchell, Annie B.; McArdle,
Amy; McGilllvray, Marjorie R.; Mclntyre, Harriett E.; MacKay, Christina M.J Macleod, Vera I.; McMillan,
Catherine M.J McRae, Malelna M.J
Parton, Mrs. Sarah E.; Peterson,
Carrie O.; Raa, Annie M.; Reid, William Tennant; Reilly, Evelyn R.;
Sharpe, Nellie M.; Stanton, Myrtle.
Third  Class,  Valid for Life.
Alnsli.. Agnes; Atkins, Frances R.
H.; Aubel, Annie C.J Barr, Laura;
Bate, Arabelle M.; Baxendale, Prts-
cilla L.J Beaty, Alzie O.; Bennett,
Mrs. Mary E.j Boake, Ruby E.; Bolton, Winnifred B.; Bottlng, Lewis J;
Bovyer, Mrs. Isabel M.J Brydon, Jane
D.; Burnett, Maude E.; Buss, Mary
M.; Case, Catherine F.; Catherwood,
Edith A.; Chandler, Marlam; Clapp,
Viola I.; Clyde, Violet J.; Copeland,
Mildred L.; Christ opheraon, Velga;
Crump, Harold; Currle, Irene V,;
Davidson, Laura; Derbyshire, Mabel
Luclle; DeWolf, Elsie St. E.; Ferris,
Nellie C.J Feasenden, Kenneth H.j
Frame, Agnes; Galbraith, Bessie;
Hanna, Mavis V.; Hansen, Jennie
M.; Harries, Mrs. Minnie H.; Harrison, L. Gladys; Hemming, Emily;
Hill, Catherine M.J Horbury, Minnie; Hume, Ruble May; Irvine, Barbara E.; Johnston, Marion F.; Keith,
Nelson O.; Kenyon, Annie; Kerr,
Lillian R.; Knight, Kathleen; Madden, Ella L.; Magee, Edna L.; Mal-
travers, Edith G.; Mansfield, Mrs.
May; Marshall, Elizabeth E.; Milli-
gan, Mary; Mitchell, Mrs. Gertrude
ivi.; Morrison, riorence B.; McCarthy, Catherine; McCorkell, Myrtle
F.; MacDonald, Sarah Bertha; Mc-
Dougall, Christina; McGeer, Fer-
trude E.; McKay, Jessie M.J McKenna, Grace O.J McKnight, Sarah E.;
McLennan, Minnie; Maclennan, Irene
M.; O'Sulllvun, Gertrude; Parrott,
Katie I.; Paterson, Edwin R.; Rath,
Lillian G. E.; Rath, May C.J Richards, Jennie M.J Richardson, J. M.
Stanley; Robinson, Gertrude; Rowa,
Alma A.; Rowa, Olga J.;'Roy, Jessie; Shaw, Irene; Smith, Hazel M.;
apian, Mary B,J Stuncombe, Laura
L.; Stlven, Annlo M.J Thomas, Ruby
A.; Whitely- Adelaide; Whiting,
Adella; Wllloughby, Mabel E.; Win-
slow, Lilian A.; Wodenhouse, Laura
B.J Wright, Helen L.j Wright, Gertrude C.
Third Class, Renewed for Year.
Bell, Ttta L.J Booth. Annie; Bow-
ell, Bertha J.; Bradley, Emily; Bre-
thour, Margaret M.J Brethour,
Helen; Brown, Ellzuneth B.j Cameron, Bertha l.j Carson, Ellen M.J
Carter, Louise J.; Chrlstensen, Carl
B.; Crawford, Dora; Creech, Mary
M.; Darbyshire, Mrs. Jame; Eastman, Besslo G.; Ford, Mabel R.J
Frame, Margaret M.; Fraser, Hattle;
Gibson, Frances; Gibson, Grace E.;
Gibson, Margaret; Godson, Grace A.;
llarrcr, Isabel K.; Hall, Carrie;
Hardle, Violet; Holmes, Mary H.;
Howell, Ada M.J Hume, Ada W.;
Kennedy, Mrs. Margaret N.J King,
John; Lawrence, May; Lelghton, An-
nla L.; Lister, Ellon; Lovell, Eliza-
ueui  a.;   itiursuen,   &aruii;   Mellaril.
Carrie E.; Moore, Bibianno; McDonald, Christina J.; MacKenzle, Mrs.
Lena .; Mackenzie, John K.; McLennan, Annie; McMartln, Jane;
Plaxton, Elsie D.;Prlngle, Lena S.;
Ramsay, Mary O.; Ramsay, Margaret; Read, Ellen R.; Robertson,
Margaret M.J Sharpe, Phoebe O.j
Sharpnel Elsie S.; Starret, Clara P.;
Sullivan, Margaret M.; Sutherland,
James; Thomson, James W.j Toop,
M. Ida; Vannetta, Annie E.j Woodman, Annie M_        ,,_.i uu��.
The Royal Bank o_ Canada
lnc-oi-p-sra-**-*** IM-.
CAPITA]- AOmORIEBD,     $10,000,000
OAMTAL PAID-UP      9 0,261,080
RESERVE FUND     9 7,066,188
Total Assert Over One Hundred and Ten MIUI���a.
Jteeomnts ot Out-of-Vomtn Customers Simon Speeiat jfttontton
Aec-vnu may bo op-wed wttb dspss-U of ONE DOLLAR   and   Upwards,
Interest paid, or crodHed, half-yearly 00 June   SOtb and    December
Ust, e___h year.
We have for sale a number
of choice lots close to beach.
These lots will rapidly increase in price, and this is the
right time to get in on the
ground floor.
Ladner Investment & Trust
Corporation, Limited
Phone L80
Ladner, B. C.
Manufacturers and Dealers in all kinds of
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors Turnings and Houas -.n_sh!-#e
Phone R 14 Bourne Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow
Vancouver City Market
Ths Market ls operated by the City as a means of bringing ths
Producer and Consumer together.
You Are Invited t* Send Your Produce
We handle everything from the Farm  (except milk).
By consigning your Produce to the Vancouvsr City Market you
will get beat prices, sharp returns and prompt settlements.
JOHN McMILLAN,   Manager
The Best Yet
If in-*** haws a ���*���_* da* or a amor saa ihay all art turnery, and can *
aftwaN alas **����� *��� asaUas-S-U tarns aas.   If near 4*g h_U apeak, he *?
$      wouid m%i: .}.
Sold  in  bulk, cotton aaaka, and Wi iio aartojia by dealers. %
Try Them, They Are Good.
National Biscuit I Confection Co., Ltd.
���aacoBTsr, BjC.
2      Makers of the Famous Raids Chocolates and National Blaealta.
***********************+********ii+i4Ar ����������4<.o>a��<a��as"
Carriages,   Wagons and   Farm   Implements of ati
classes and descriptions.
Horseshoeing and General Blacksmith Work.
Repairs ef all descriptions on Autamobiles, Carriages
and General Machinery.
Mier Carriage aid
G. T.BAKER, Proprietor SATURDAY, AUCtUBT 8, 1910.
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Ladner Fall Fair will be held on
September 20th and 21st.
Messrs. H. and B. Howard visited
| Vancouver on Thursday.
Miss Grace Kirkland returned to
her Westham Island home after a
two weeks' stay at the Bay.
Miss Maud Kirkland arrived at the
Bay on Tuesday last, for a two weeks
"Dot," who wae recovered through
the "Lost" columns of the Delta
Times, has now three nice puppies.
Mrs Jack Johnson, who was very
ill'while in Victoria, ls home again.
gl_c is now convalescent.
Bev. Mr. Wright, formerly of Ladner, now  at  Eburne,   is   delighted
li his new abode.
Miss Cave-Browne-Cave, of New
Westminster, w'10 haB been visiting
,s. Lanning, at Boundary Bay, has
Many are camping along the reach
oi eight miles on the Gulf. Johns'nil's stage runs daily from Ladner
and takes big relays of Vancouver
and New Westminster passengers
every   trip.
���Rev. Mr. Whltaker bad a nasty accident with his buggy this week. In
endeavoring to pass between two
automobiles, the buggy was overturned and badly damaged. Mr.
\Vhitaker fortunately escaped without injuries.
Mr.   J.   R.   Sigmore,   special   land
j palesman of the Fort George district
for  the   British-Canadian   Securities
j Co., Ltd., of Vancouver, states that
during   the   past   two   weeks,   nine
Delia  farmers  have  purchased   Salmon  River   Valley   lands   from   his
company.    Mr.   Sigmore  expects  to
leave Vancouver on August 19th for
a trip of several weeks duration to
the   Fort   George   district.      Peter
Clark, of Ladner, will make the trip
! with  Mr.  Sigmore,  and  will  select
160   acres  for  himself.    The   party
will return to Ladner some time in
Dr. King, the coroner, was a visitor to Vancouver on Wednesday
The Big Store is advertising the
annual clothing sale
Mr. Hugh A. MacDonald, who has
been laid up for the last few weeks
with blood poisoning, is now out.
Mr. Leon Harris spent fthe weekend with Mr. B. H. Weare, at Grauer's Beach.
Mr. Hume Hilton was the guest
of Mrs. Ladner at Grauer's Beach
over the week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Lanning and daughter were visitors to the Terminal City
on Friday.
Mr. Alexander Howard had his
face badly hurt by a cricket ball
while at Grauer's Beach last week
Miss Rove, of North Vancouver,
left the Bay on Thursday for her
Miss Grace Grey and  Miss Hazel
MacTaggart, of Vancouver, are visit
Ing Mrs. E. F. Douglas, at Boundary
Mr. Jack Johnosn, of the Delta
Hotel, met with an accident while
motoring. The axle gave way, but
the  occupants  suffered  no  injuries.
Mr. Pat McCrae's new building
opposite The Times office, has been
painted and ls now occupied. He
will shortly leave for Saskatoon, to
witness the Burns-Rickard fight.
Men's Overalls and Jackets; regular $1.00 during Summer Clearance
Sale for 65c. Men's 25c Wool Sooks
at O pair for 91.00, at the Big Store.
Lanning, Fawcett & Wilson, Limited.
*���-���_______- *
Our Big Annual Summer Clearance Sale starts Monday, August 5th.
Bargains ln all lines of Dry Goods,
Hosiery, Boots and Shoes, Clothing,
Men's Wear, Ladles' and Children's
Dresses. The biggest sale yet. Lanning, Fawcett & Wilson, Ltd.
Vancouver   Capitalist,   Who   Makes
Farming a hobby, has Broad
Acres Under Cultivation.
COQUITLAM, July 31.���Lying at
the loot of the Pitt River Mountains, a diBtance of about five miles
from the town of Coquitlam on Pitt
.Meadows is the Minnekada dairy
and stock ranoh company, owned by
Mr. H. L. Jenkins, a Vancouver
I capitalist, who has made farming on
a large scale his hobby. The entire ranch includes about 2000
acres, but at present there is only
about 500 acres in a state of cultl-
vatlon, comprising 200 acres In
oats, 100 ln potatoes, and 200 in
Haying on the ranch is now in full
suing, twenty men being ln the employ of the company during haying
and harvesting. Three large barns,
each over 100, feet ln length, are
utilized for the storing of hay and
grain, an extra large barn having
just been completed a few days ago
In preparation for the extra amount
of hay over former years.
All thc latest machinery procurable lor farming purposes is there,
no expense having been spared to
have the best of everything at hand
when needed. Ten heavy draught
horses are kept at present besides
nine mares, each with foals; eight
milch cows are also kept besides
200 young pigs.
The plowing of this large ranch
ls all done by a steam plow of 45
horsepower, which is found much
more satisfactory than horse plow-
inn and is more economical. The
whole of the five hundred acres un-
i! t    cultivation     is     underdralned
fn ind to end,  which    has  been
found to be absolutely necessary,
owing to the low stluatlon of the
land, and now, where two years ago
tlio land was wet practically the
1 iii" year round, la now ideal for
tin growing of almost any grain or
able with the exception of
i. whloh has been tried several
times without success and .wheat
(���'rowing on the Minnekada has
! ii pronounced a failure. A largo
has boen built for the men
1 ployed on the ranch, being plas-
>' I and well finished Inside with
every convenience for their welfare.
��� large  bath     with  hot    and  cold
��� ' r being only one of the items
t   tor   the   use eif  the  ranoh
Water for all purposes Is supplied
from a roBervoir back of the ranch
'il   the  foot  of tho     mountain   and
'    ed to tho houses,  barns and all
'uses  on   the   property.
The summer residence of the owner is built  on   a  huge  rock  at  the
ol tho meadowws and gives    a
'   uttlful   view   of   the   surrounding
country.    Mr. Jenkins makes week-
'   I nips from Vancouver regularly
oughout   the  summer  months,  a
keeper being In charge at tho
li  the year round, and on  Bat-
next a large party of young
le from Vancouver will come to
Coquitlam in a special    car, where
',;'>' will be met by wagons from the
^tinnekada and taken to the ranch,
Tor Sale, For Exchange, Wanted to
Purchase, To Let, Lost, Found, Work
Wanted, Situations Vacant, 1 cent per
word, minimum charge 25 cents. Three
Insertions at the price of two. All Want
Ada. must be In by 2 p.m. on Thursday.
FOR SALE���Threshing outfit. Apply
"A" Delta Times Office.
FOR SALE���A Deerlng binder in
good order. Price $25.00. Apply
"A,"   Delta  Times,   Ladner,   B.C.
WANTED���At once, Sunday and
holiday operator. Aplly B.C.
Telephone Company, Ladner, B.C.
For Sale���Massey Harris binder,
in good repair. Apply Drawer "I,"
Via Steveston and
To Vancouver and New Westminster.
Week Days.
Leave Ladner���8:30 a.m..  12:30  p.m
and "*3o pm.
Leave Steveston���8:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.,
and 7:30 p.m.
Leave Ladner���8:30 a.m.,    6:30 p.m.
Leave Steveston���9:30 a.m.. 7:30 p.m.
the well known Eye-Sight Specialist,
of Colllster Block, Columbia street,
New Westminster, will attend at Dr.
King's Office, Ladner, once a month
commencing Monday, July 15th, and
every third Monday in the month
from 10:30 to 4:30. Dr. Hope specializes in examination of eyes and
fitting ot glasses.
Incorporated 1910.
We are prepared to Install s-nglt.
line or party Vine phones st short no-
(Sue. Long dista.no* In sonnectton with
our service.   Apply to
A.  DeR. TAYLOR.  Sec
Mineral and
Soda Waters
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer of
ALB an* all kinds ol
Your Patronage Solicited
As    Predicted By    Canners,    Heavy
Catches Follow the Waxing
of Luna.
(From The British Columbian.)
Following out the prediction of
salmon canners that the full moon
would bring on the heaviest catches
of the season, the daily report given
by the British Columbia Packers' Association shows a marked increase
ln the number of fish caught in the
Fraser river for this week over that
of last. The full moon causes a
higher tide which seems to draw the
salmon towards the river mouth Irresistibly, according to the opinion
expressed by the canners. The canners' report of catches for today is
as follows:
Bellingham, got 12,000 sockeyes,
yesterday and 500 cohoes; Anacortes
got 5500 sockeyes; Imperial got 4,-
000 sockeyes; Phoenix, got 4500
sockeyes; Scottish-Canadian, got 2,-
600 sockeyes, Ewen's, got 2500 sockeyes; St. Mungo got 1200 sockeyes;
Brunswick got 1200 sockeyes; Terra
Nova, got 4500 sockeyes.
Fishing Up Kiver.
PORT HAMMOND, Aug. 1.���Fishing in the vicinity of Hammond and
Haney ia reported fairly good just
now, the average catch per boat on
Monday being in the neighborhood
of 200.
Daily Canners' Report.
Bellingham, 7600 sockeyes and
300 cohoes yesterday; Anacortes, 8,-
000 sockeyes yesterday; Phoenix cannery, about 7000 sockeyes yesterday;
Imperial cannery, 7000 sockeyes
yesterday; Scottish-American cau-
rery, 4000 sockeyes yesterday; Terra Nova cannery, 8500 Bockeyes yesterday; St. Mungo cannery, 3400
sockeyes yesterday; Ewen's cannery,
4671 sockeyes yesterday; Brunswick
cannery, 2600 sockeyes yesterday.
Ooal mining rights of the Dominion,
ln Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, ths Yukon Territory, tha North-
wast Territories and in a portion of
the Province of British Columbia, may
be leased for a term of twenty-one
years at aa annual rental of $1 an
acts. Not mors than I,M0 acres will
bs leased to one apptisant.
Application for a laeao must bs
mads hy tho applicant In person to
the Afent or Sub-U-fsnt of ths district In which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory ths land asust
bo dsscrlbsd by ssotlona, or Vagal subdivisions of aest-ons, and in u-"-surveyed territory ths' traet applied for
shall bo staksd out by tho appHoant
.Gaeh application must he accompanied by a fee of ti -which will be
refunded if thc rights applied for arc
not available, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall he paid on thc merchantable output of the mtnc at thc rata
cf flve cents par toa.
Thc person operating thc mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for thc full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay thc
royalty thereon. If thc coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
The leass will include ths ooal mining rights only, but the lesssc may
be. permitted to purchase whatever
available surfaae rights may be considered necessary for tho working of
th* mine at the rate of $10.00 an
For full Information application
should be made to the Secretary of
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of
Dominion Lands.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.n.���Unauthorised publication of
this advertisement will not be paid for.
During a recent visit to Windsor
Ontario, Hon. F. D. Monk, minister
of public works, after a conference
with representatives of the city council and board of trade, agreed that
Windsor's now public dock should
be lentghened to 750 feet instead of
450 as at first proposed. This will
require an Increnso In the original
grant from $60,000 to $100,000. Another proposition brought up at tho
conference was tht; purchase of a
steam yacht, at nn estimated cost
of $35,000, to enable Col. C. H.
Lamb, district engineer, io make frequent trips of inspection along the
:nests of Mr. H. L. Jenkins for
th ��� day
>'    F   S.  Buck of Vancouver is
'������" manager of the ranch, the fore-
i'i   charge   being     Mr.   Albert
'M'-nr   and     the     timekeeper,     to
| "���'i.e. thu writer is indebted for very
���rteous treatment, Ib    Mr. B. J.
������1-nr. who has been with Mr. Jen-
���*-">s for two years.
VICTORIA, July 31.���Mr. Howells
Frechette, of the Dominion department of mines, is here on a mission
of enquiry on behalf of tho federal
government, his object being to ascertain sand, clay, feldspar and other
analngotiB raw materials are used in
manufacturing in different parts ot
the Dominion. Mr. Frechette was
employed for a considerable period
as an engineer at Fernie but has
been, for the past four years, ln his
present  position.
Work has started on the new municipal hall, the contract for which was
let recently. Mr. A. Campbell Hope
is the architect.
will be in Ladner every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30
Office    over    Delta    Mercantile
Vancouver office:  641 Granville
P. O. Drawer S.
Phone 2
Yale Road School Addition.
Sealed tenders, superscribed "Tender for Yale Road school Addition,"
will be received by the Honorable
the Minister of Public Works up to
12 o'clock noon of Friday, the 9th
day bf August, 1912, for the erection and completion of an additional
two-room frame school-building at
Yale Road, in the East Delta Electoral District, B.C.
Plans, specifications, contract, and
forms of tender may be seen on and
after the 22nd day of July, 1912,
at the offices of J. W. Berry, Esq.,
Secretary, of the School Board, Langley Prairie, B.C.; the Government
Agent, New Westminster; and the
Department of Public Works, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.
Each proposal must be accompanied by an accepted bank cheque
or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable
to the Honourable the Minister of
Public Works, for the sum of 1250
which shall be forfeited if the party
tendering decline to enter into contract when called upon to do bo,
or if he fail to complete the work
contracted for. The cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful
tenderers will be returned to them
upon the execution of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,
signed with the actual signature of
the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
Public Works Engineer.
Public Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., July 18th, 1912.
Delta Hotel
 J. JOHNSON, Prop.	
LADNER,  -   -   B.C.
AH Modern Convunienc.es, Newly Furnished.   Well Heated,   Sample Room
American and  Buropean Plan
First Class Cuisine
Prcmpt Service
Best Wines, Liquors ei Cigars
MoNceijr Concert and Danes Hall
__vt  __U   Xr��aif Ceei tee Bel*
Sir Thomas Lipton  May Make Another Attempt to Capture the
America Cup.
NEW YORK, Aug. 1.���Major Eustace Jameson, a well-known English
yachtsman, gave a dinner last month
at the Naval and Military Club, London, to commemorate a dinner given
sixteen years ago at the House of
Commons, to Sir Thomas Lipton and
Commodore J. Plerpont Morgan. The
outcome of that dinner in 1896 was
a race for the America cup, between
Shamrock I. and the Columbia.
At the anniversary dinner, Commodore Morgan, Sir Thomas Lipton and
Mr. Timothy Healy, M.P., who attended the first dinner, were again guests,
and others present were: Lord Furness, Sir William Barclay Post, Sir
William Hutcheson Poe, Major General Brickenden, Oliver Valpy ana
Captain J. Eustace Jameson. The
"Yachtsman" of London, in commenting on this dinner, says: "There is
reason to believe that Major Eustace
Jameson's dinner party may lead to
another race for tho America cup."
This will be pleasing to the American yachtsmen, who have been wanting another International yacht race,
and lt will please, too, a large number of members of the New YorM:
Yacht Club, who are ln favor of reviving the races for the America cup.
The last race was sailed in 1903, between Shamrock 111. and Reliance,
and since then the rules of the holding club have been changed in order
to develop a wholesome type of racing yacht.
Sir Thomas Lipton has been anxious to try again for the big prize,
but his efforts have been In vain.
He wants to build a challenger to
coulorm with the New York Yacht
('tub's present rules of measurement
and a boat of smaller size than former challengers. The club, However,
has decided that under the deed of
gift there should be no restrictions
or limitations to cup yachts and is
not in favor of building to conform
to its own rules for an international
contest. There is, however, the mutual agreement clause, which practically allows the challenged nnd tne
challenger to agree to almost any
Former Commodore 3. Pierpont
Morgan has always tnken a great
Interest in International yacht racing.
Many years ago he was one of tne
syndicate to build and raco the Co-
lodia. In 1899 he subscribed liberally to tbe fund for the Columbia,
and he purchased that yacht after Bhe
had defeated the first Shamrock. Re
had the Columbia ln commission in
1901, and she defeated the Sham-
Cool Goods
At Cool Prices
Are you keeping cool during the warm weather? If not, let
us suggest to you how. We are showing a range of dress Muslins,
special for Saturday and Monday; regular prices from 20c to 30c
a yard.    These will all go on sale for two days only at 12 1-lic Yard.
Should the Muslin not help
to keep you cool, the price
sure will.
Phone 39 Westham St. Ladner, B. C.
Good* Delivered to all parts of the town.
The Big Store
Our Big Annual Summer
Clearance Sale
Starts Monday Morning, August
5 and Closes Saturday, August 24
Genuine Bargains in all lines; Clothing, Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes,
Men's Wear.
See Posters for Special Price Lists.
The Best Merchandise Obtainable
20 Per Cent Off All Men's and Boys' Suits
50 dozen Men's blue and white stripe Overalls ami Jackets; regular
$1.00.    Sale price 65<*
50 dozen Men's all-wool Heather-mixed  and  Black  Socks;   regular
35c.    Sale price 25_"
25 dozen Men's Grey Wool Socks;  regular 25c.    Sale price, 0 pair
tor    $1.00
Ladies' Mouses, Wash Dresses, Skirts,  Hosiery,  Prints.  Ginghams,
Muslins, Fancy Linens, all marked down to half regular price.
1000 Remnants at Sole Prices
Sale Prices Cash or Krks. Highest Price Paid for Eggs.
. rock II. in the closest series or races
. ever sailed for tbe cup.
1 Mr. Morgan fitted tbe Columbia
' out again In 1903 for the trial races.
He still owns the Columbia.
I He has great Influence with tne
! members of the New   York   Yacht
Club, and the opinion among ther
members of that club is that if Mr.
Morgan Is in favor of arnthging another series of.races on suortsman-
like terms, the club will agree to**
a renewal of the races for the America cup. . _
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Thriving Settlement  in Maple Itidge
���Splendid Agricultural Section
���Crops and Farms.
The vine and the tobacco plant are
also being cultivated on a smaller
scale. Potatoes on this farm are
abundant and ot exceptionally high
ALBION, .Tuly 22.���Albion is one
-of the many finely situated districts
of the Fraser valley which are constantly receiving new settlers from
-near and far, and of all nationalities.
It lies about midway between Port
Haney and Whonnock on the C. P.
it., and lias a station at which two
"trams stop per day going east and
west, between Agassi- and Westminster Junction.
It can be reachced by a road running partly along the C. P, It. tracks
from Haney, and by Baker road from
the Dewdney Tnmg road which has
"been recently opened and graded a
good part of the way to Albion, lt
Js understood also that ou Baker
road power will shortly be installed
hy the Western Canada Power Co.
as far as Albion, and as Dewdney
Trunk road is already fixed up, a
speedy completion ol Hie Further
connection   is confi lently expected.
Back of the station is _ wharf on
the Fraser river, uhicli is la.gefiy
*ised by the farmers of the district
for shipping their produce and for
other purposes by boat between Albion and New Westminster. The
Beaver is now running three times
& week each way between the two
places, and other launches and fishing boats arrive from different poi.its
-of the river.
Crop Keports.
The Albion district ls one of the
most fa\ored sections of Maple
Ridge municipality for mixed farming, and   fruit here  finds a prolific
PORT TOWNSEND. Aug. 1.���The
rapid growth of the export and im-
.     . .        ,   ,    , ���       port trade of the Puget* Sound dis-
The apple orchard here is looking trlct ,��� the ,   t f M _hown
...   o-H   41......   l-lll   Ho   ���   n_nvi'   pt'nn     . , .. - .
by records at the custom house tor
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1912,
has been most phenomenal, and today  just  about  one-half,     possibly
���   .     .       ,. ,        ,,:,.��� more than half, of the entire exports
. pure bred pedigree    Ayreshire Qf the pa(,mo Coa_t fln- theJr .^
, Sandy of Lone Spruce^whicli  forelg_    markets    tT*,rougll      Puget
Sound, The total value of the. exports for the fiscal yoar is $63,714,-
656, or an average of $5,309,554 a
fine and there will be a heavy crop.
Mr. Alexander has now about 150
apple bearing trees and 400 young
trees which will bear next year.
Among the live stock on this farm
is a
was the recent winner of two first
prizes at shows held In Alberta.
Rhode  Island  poultry,  ducks  and
pigs are also raised here on a big
scale, and find a ready market.
Mr. Alexander has recently made
an extensive addition to his splendid
house, which is beautifully furnished; some of the rooms containing ] J"J9 ss,( 4-,3
oak and mahogany furniture and fit-' *"-������''
tings of most valuable and artistic
design. A lovely view of the surrounding scenery from the verandah
is not the least interesting feature of
a home beautiful.
Excellent water ts obtained  from
an artesian  well, being pumped  up!
by a gasoline engine from a depth j
of 234 feet and distributed by piping throughout the house and ranch.
Home Albion I'nrms.
Mr. J. Gaugler, of "Thorn Farm,"
j has some 17S acres of splendid land
facing Kanaka creek on  the north,
Baker road on the east and the C.
P.  R. on the south.    The hay and
oats grown on this farm aro      for
borne  consumption   entirely.     Fruit
Br.   Gaugler   cultivates     extensively
for the market, n large proportion
being  taken   by  the   Kootenay  Jam,,,    ...     ,     ,
Co. at    Mission.      Apples,      pears,! Hartford, Conn, receives   a      letter
peaches aud plums are in excellent I [rom * ,roalty company of this city,
he will learn that, his western ranch
of 160 acres is guarded from mar-
month. The exports for seven prev
ious years were: 1904, $22,756,403;
1905, $43,574,821; 1906, $48,867,-
979: 1907, $43,288,213; 1908, $43,-
930,857; 1909, $25,653,349; 1910,
1911, $39,135,571. A
comparison with the above figures
shows that the exports for the fiscal
year just closed were $24,579,085
greater than for 1911 and $14,846,-
77 greater than 1906, which was
t*ie banner year up to the present
Increase Fire Wardens.
'OLYMPIA, Aug. 1.���State Forester and Fire Warden J. R. Welty,
Wednesday appointed thirty-two now
deputy fire wardens to serve under
the Weeks law, which has made
available $10,000 for additional forest fire protection by means of cooperation between the state fire warden and the federal government.
Buys Bay's Bottom.
BREMERTON, Aug. 1.���When E.
A.   Fuller,  a tobacco     importer of
SAN/FRANCISCO, Aug. 1.���The
all-Australian rugby football team,
which will visit the United States
next fall, will include Vancouver
and Victoria in its playing itinerary.
This was decided upon last night
at a meeting of the* California rugby
MONTREAL, Aug. 1.���Seventeen
firemen were Injured In the fire
which broke out this .afternoon in
the Montreal Abattoir Company's
premises by smoke, ammonia fumes
and falls from ladders. The damage will exceed one hundred and
fifty thousand, dollars.
Mr. Farmer
condition and a big crop is expected
Mr. Gaugler breeds beef cattle, chiefly shorthorns, having now about 47
head, which are largely bought
locally. Poultry and eggs are also
extensively produced on his fine
It appears that Albion is becoming I     GOLDENDALE
quite popular as a week-end resort, I tions   of'
audlng Indians by a fleet of Uncle
Sam's war vessels, which are anchored some ten fathoms above lt *at
low tide.
Trade Wife for Lot.
>v-' ���:���������
���-J** -.
.._. view of the farm of S. Aleviuico
r  anil  Soils,  in
���Maple  Ridge's   new
,' -soil. This season especially, hay
���and oats, fruit and vegetables of all
kinds, have been abundant and of
superior grade.
Haying is now nearly completed
and will average from 2 1-2 to 3 tons
per acre. Timothy and a mixture of
timothy and clover have been grown
here, but the former has apparently
turned out. the best. Oats us yet are
not extensively grown, and the limited quantity cultivated is confined
to home consumption.
Everywhere potatoes will be a record crop and are being widely
grown  throughout  the  district.
Strawberries here were a splendid
yiki6. .niu later fruit, such as plums,
���apples. p< irs and peaches promise
exceedingly well. On at least one
farm grapes and quinces were bein-^
(success!iu.y cultivated.
A Fine Ranch.
One ot the largest and most varied
Xarms in a diBtrict which puH__H���es
jna.-iy other'successful ranches, is
that 01 ,-lru.n ranch, owned by
Messrs. s. Alexander & Kons. This
farm < emprises seventy acres and is
run on extensive and most up-to-
<date lines as regards methods of
cu '��� n ' 111��� ��� >��� 111111-1 > ei..ployed
The hay and oats grown here at
���present aro chiefly for tho farm's
���own \ine, DUl rruii. of all kinds are
largely cultivated for the market.
About twenty acres arc under fruit,
chiefly strawberries, apples, pears,
jplums, Currants, berries nnd quince-.
Aug.  lj���Allega-
cruel and inhuman treat-
I ment  for six years,  cupped  by his
trading her for two lots in Tacoma,
! were the basis on which Mrs. Ida M.
! Davis, of Cleveland, obtained a divorce from her husband, James    M.
; ("Donkey")  Davis, from the super-
! lor court here. The complaint alleged that in the spring of 1910 Davis traded his wtfe to another man
for the two lots and received a deed,
afterward boastfng in the community
of the good deal he had made. Mrs.
Davis refused to become a party to
the deal and left her husband.
City Garbage Collection.
SEATTLE, Aug. 1.���Municipal
garbage collection on Tuesday was
decided upon by the city council af
ter less than an hour's discussion of
Health Commissioner Jas. E. Crich-
ton's plan, presented with his department estimate for the 1913 lax
levy. This plan includes the purchase of fifty wagons, five auto
trucks, construction of happers in
various districts, purchase of scows
for hauling waste matter Into the
Sound, and other Items. For this
purpose the counclj will    authorize
and  among  recent  visitors,to     .....   .,
"Thorn  Farm"  were  Mr.   Macpher- th_e_ expenditure of $60,000 from the
son,   postmaster,     Vancouver;     Mr.l*400'0^. garbage bond Issue, more
Steve JVladdlson. the superintendent  than *27-*,000 of which remains,
of waterworks, and Mr. D. Menzies.    j Found Murdered.
Besides his big ranch, Mr. Gaug-I SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 1.���Bearing indications of having been murdered, thp body of Charles Johnson,
ler  is Interested  in  the  New  West
Manufacturing Co. of Vancouver.
W. W. Newitt has a farm front-'
ing Baker road, and finds a profitable market in Vancouver, New
Westminster and oilier points for his
milk. He also raises leghorn and
Plymouth rocks for the market, and
at present the price he obtains for
his egga is thirty cents per dozen.     I
Another farmer, Mr. R. Ritchie,,
is doing well with his poultry rals-1
Ing, He makes a specialty of Au-!
conns and markets a large quantity ;
of both chickens and eggs. This
week he has boon busy cutting hls'
hay 'which in .-i n.ixt'ire ot timothy
and clover, and In good condition.
The brick works of Messrs. Smith '
Bros, at Albion have been recently !
doing 'i.i Increasing business.    They i
who disappeared Tuesday, was found
near the Great Northern tracks, a
mile west of Fort Wright yesterday.
The body was gashed about the head
and the pockets were relieved of
papers and all money taken with the
exception of a few cents. Johnson
was 39 years old and was married.
Johnson drove to within a mile of
where his body waS found with E.
Bergstrom, Tuesday, to search for
a suit case he had lost Monday night
In jumping from a street car. Leaving BerpRtrom in the buggy, Johnson went down an embankment to
search for the grip. This was the
last seen of him until his body was
Mammoth Stadium.
have arranged to have electric power
installed by the Western Canada' SEATTLE, Aug. 1.���A movement
Power Co. within an early period. j has been started here to raise a fund
Mr. J. Hil! is putting up a ���)and-i��t over *100*��00 for the building of
some new residence close to Albion
station. He has thirty-five acres on
which he grows chiefly oats, hay
and potatoes.
Mr. E. Mndbcrg Is another fariSer
who makes a specialty of poultry
raising, having the latest incubators
made for the purpose.
_ffew Westminster    Mining    Division
Will Undergo Change of Boundary on   Vngmt 1.
(From tho Hlliigti Columbian.)
The current Issue of the B. C. Gazette contains the following notice:
Notice Is hereby given that on
and after the 1st day of August,
1912, the following definition of the
boundaries of New Westminster Mining Division will be substituted for
those ut present In force:
Commencing on the International
"boundary at a ponit where It intersects the height of land separating
the drainage-area of Chilliwack and
Skagit rivers; thenee west along
such International boundary to the
Straits of Georgia; thence northerly
and immediately to the west of
Roberts Bank and Steurgeon Bank
to Point Grey; thence easterly and
northeasterly along tho height o(
land separating the drainage-area o'
Burrard Inlet on the north from the
drainage-area of the North Arm o!
Fraser river and of tho Fraser river
on the south to a point where such
height ol land is joined by the height
of land separating the drain aire .ire:
of the North Ann of Bdrrnrd Inlet
on the vest from the drainage-area
of Coquitlam river and lake on tin
oast; thence continuing north ulon;.
.the height of land separating the
��� Jrainage-arra of Howe Hound on
ir'he west from the dratnagc-area of
tbe pper Pitt river on the east to a
a mammoth concrete stadium. The
TilUkuins of Elttnes, a local organization actively Interested In the success of recent Golden Potlatch, has
started the campaign.
Ownership Dispute.
SEATTLE, Aug. 1.���Ownership of
$10,000 worth of Everett city bonds
will be fought out here on August
5 between Mrs. Anna Louise Klein,
point where such height of land ls ������,* Griffith H. Griffith, executor or
joined by the height of land form-1 t*,f. egtatn of the lat0 John H
ing the southern watershed of the Hughes, manager of the North Am-
headwaters of the Cheakamus river; j eriran Trading & Transportation Co.
thence easterly along the divide, Mrg Kle|n ,vag 8--v-d w���h an ,,,_
���'>������-������>���;  surh   v..,:,i:!.;,'   ;,.,  .,   1 -:*t   junitioii writ here last  night when
she registered at a hotel.    The petition fbr the Injunction before Judge
I Tillman alleged thnt bonds belonged
Mrs. Klein claims them
the    divide!
watershed to a point,
on the south end of Llllooet  lake; !
thence easterly to the height of land |
separating the drainage-area of Llllooet river and Harrison like ou the j j_" ffUg'*'lc"8"
vest from the drainage-area of the
Fraser river on the east; thence southerly along such height of land to
a point where it joins the height of
lni.d forming the eastern boundary
of the watershed of Ruby Creek;
thence continuing southerly along
such eastern boundary to a crossing
ot the Fraser river at the mouth of
Ruby creek; thence southerly to the
height of land separating the drainage-area of the Chilliwack river on
the west, from the drainage-area of
Silver Creek and Skagit river on the
east to the intersection of such I to $20
height of land hy the International i pound;
Boundaiy and point of commencement.
as her own and says that she had a
power of attorney from Hughes to
take her bonds from his safety deposit box.   Thts she did, she alleges.
Seattle Market.
SEATTLE,       August       1.���Local
ranch eggs, 29c to 30c; Eastern, 26c.
Butter: Washington creamery firsts,
30c   to   31c;   Eastern,   28c   to   29c.
Cheese:   Tillamook,  17  l-2c to  18c;
llmburger,  20c;   Wisconsin,  17 l-2c
to  18c;   brick,  19c.    Onions,  $1  to
$1.25 per sack.    Potatoes: Loca $16
California, lc to 1  l-2c per
sweet, 5c to 6c per pound.
Oats:   Eastern  Washington,   $38  to
$39   per ton*   Puget  Sound,  $38  to
$39.      Hay:   Puget Sound timothy,
?15 to S16 per ton;  Eastern Washington timothy. $18  to $20;   wheat
~     ��� (bay. $14 to $15; alfalfa, $14 to $15;
VICTORIA,  Aug.   1.���There    was  mixed bay, $16 to $18; straw, $9 to
heavy  travel   to   Stewart.     Portland   $10 per ton.
('anal, on the steani'T Prince George. I BELLINGHAM, July 27.���Racing
which left for the north on Monday ugainst time, Herman Schreiber, a
morning. The bulk of the travel on (German rancher from Concrete, at-
the O. T. P. liners for the past few tempted to scale Mount Baker Thurs-
trips has been to the Portland canal day, but was caught In a blinding
city, where there is a great revival, I snow storm and could get. only as far
and many landseekers. prospectors | a3 the crater, ln the saddle of the
and others are going In. mountain.
The best tract of land
in the Solman River
Valley, Fort George,
will be placed on the
market this month.
Hundreds of acres
deep, black loam ready
for the plow.
Photographs and a full
sail repast of each farm
Price $12.50 to $14.00
per acre, terms over 4
years. Our Mr. Sig-
more will be at the
Delta Hotel August 6th
to 10th. Will have
Government field notes
etc. Full information
Dominion Trust Bitty.        Vancouver, B. C.
Corner Westham and Delta
Favorite Resort for Automobile Parties
H. W. SLATER, Prop.
McLelan Lumber Co.
Can Supply All Kinds of
Fir, Cedar and
Spruce Lumber
There is no reason for any shortage of lumber in the Delta.       ����
Mills midway between Ladner and Port Guichon. ?
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tyaAres a Specialty o/�����.
fob ana
eiitettet heads
Bills of
Call and See Samples
The Delta Time* la jmbUahe- ever/
Saturday frotm Uie WmWSS Bu- "n*
Ladner, B.C. J. D. Mylar, c**4'


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