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Volume 7
$1.00 A YEAR.
Ladner Baptist Sunday School Have
Joyous Outing With Sports
and Music.
The Ladner Baptist Sunday school
picnic took place at Grauer's Beach
on Monday in ideal weather. About
40 members and friends left Ladner
at 8.SO in the morning on Mr. Las-
siter's champion wagon, which was
gaily decorated with flags, for the
popular beach.
Mrs. Deane acted as hostess, and
everything of the best was generously provided by that lady for the
festive occasion. Swimming, paddling and games were joyously Indulged In by young and old���frolicsome boys and girls, blithesome
young men aud maidens and members of a maturer age, competing in
sports of quite elaborate kind.
These sports were contested in so
keen a spirit of good natured rivalry
that the names of the winners should
be recorded for all time���in The
Delta Times, as follows.
Ladles' race (100 yards)���1, Mrs.
Roberts; 2, Miss Arnold (of Ottawa);
3, Miss McNeil.
Senior girls' race (100 yards) ���
1, Miss Mildred Brewster; 2, Miss
Myrtle Grant; 3, Miss Stella Jordan
and  Miss Aubrey  Price, dead  heat.
Junior girls���1, Carrie Eyton; 2,
Ada Deane; 3, Lily Taylor.
Tiny tots' race (50 yards)���1,
Doris Jordan; 2, Amelia Brewster;
3, Edna Grant;   4, Doris Hauck.
Senior boys' race (150 yards) ���
1. Eyerett Grant; 2, Theodore Berry;
3, Reg. Blunden.
Junior boys' race (100 yards) ���
1, Walter Jordan; 2, Roy Deane; 3,
Alio.  Eyton.
Grandmas' race���1, Mrs. Jordan;
:', .Mrs. McNeil;  3, Mrs. White.
Scratch Race.
This exciting event took place between the pastor and the organist,
the pastor somehow winning by a
short head. No one, anyhow, would
have tried to beat the pastor.
A great baseball game was also
played, but no authentic details can
he obtained. Rev. C. R. Blunden,
the pastor, declares that It ls the
first and ouly game of baseball he
has ever played, and he was given
by the captain of hls side the exacting position of pitcher. As to the
captains of the two teams, there are
conflicting reports, but it is understood that the two brothers Slater
and Clive Brewster were conspicuous
in directing the game.
Altogether, a happy day was spent
ending at dusk, with much singing
and  cheering for everybody.
Great Success of Ladner, Port Guichon and Westham Island Men
at Vancouver Exhibition.
During   Trip   to   Mouth   of   Fraser
River  to  View  Prospects of
party   of   Influential   business
of   New   Westminster,   accom-
Delta exhibitors at the Vancouver!     -**���
......       , ,    I men       	
exhibition  have every reason  to  be|I)anied several distinguished visitors
proud.of their success.       While  it  on a trip to the mouth of the Fraser
cannot be said that all the products) River, via the South Arm.
of the Delta were fully represented.!     Tlle (-1>ieI object of the trlp' whlc**
Sorse of Buggy  Driven by  Mrs.  P.
Clark, of Ladner, Bolts��� Her
Shoulder Dislocated.
there were four exhibitors from Lad-! ���'..
is made on the steamer Transfer,
ner   Pnrt n���i���i,���.        it.,, -    i was to* afford Mr. J. A.  MacDonald,
ner Port Guichon and Westham Is- 0f London, representing several mil-
land, who were among the most lion dollars of capital in the old
prominent    winners    in    the    horse' country, and Mr. Wm. Hamer Green
wood,  a  Toronto  capitalist,  an   opportunity  to  study  the  great  possi-
show, sheep and potato, wheat and
oats exhibits.
These were Mr. J. Richardson, ofj River, in oonneotion with the devel
Port  Guichon,   who   had  a  splendid | pi.ment    of    the    New    Westminster
A serious accident occurred at
Ladner on Wednesday, when the
horse of the buggy driven by Mrs.
Peter Clark got suddenly beyond
control. It appears that a part of
the back strap of tbe harness gave
way, allowing the britching to fall
upon the horse's heels. This .startled the hors<i, which commenced to
get out of hand and careered down
Prize  List   for   Agricultural   Exhibition at Lii'lner Now Ready���
Extra Prizes Offered.
Petitions  to   Delta  Council   Wailing
for Immediate Signature at
btlltles of navigation  on the Fraser j the   road.    The   little   daughter   of
.Mrs. (lark managed to jump out of
showing of Cotswold sheep, In which I h^*��SJi of the trlp the party,
clas- he swept the board, besides | which was under the charge of Mr.
taking first and second honors in : E. J. Fader, of the B.C. Transport
L i esters, Oxford Downs, Hamp-I Co., visited Ladner and inspected the
shires, Suffolk Downs, and tat sheep; ! layout of the town, Its harbor and
Alexander Davie, of Ladner, who I wharf Improvements,
took, premier honors with his Oxford! A visit to Steveston was also made
Downs; John Savage, of Westham, and several of the important can-
Island, who was the champion win-i neries inspected, including the Im-
ner with his Clydesdale stallions, j perial.
and  Asahel Smith, of Ladner,  who*    Among those of the party making
vindicated his title of "potato king"
by    again    capturing    the    highest
honors in the potato exhibits.    With
i regard to the latter, it may be men-
1 ttoned that Mr. Smith captured $111
i In cash awards, and two medals
the buggy without hurt, but Mrs.
Clark, on atetmptlng to do so, alighted on a hard part of the middle of
the road and became unconscious.
Dr. Thornton, of Winnipeg, on a
visit to Ladner, happened to be near
the scene of the accident and Immediately conveyed Mrs. Clark to
her home. Dr. King was then summoned, and with the assistance of
Dr. Thornton, the lady was put under
..     _ , -,      T     .     ��� --, i     It appears that  Mrs. Clark  must
i_?    Mr    76-Lil        !��llm   ""����*   the   r0ad   ��n   her   right
in..-��   JZ' J?' tS.   1   in I Moulder,     which     was    dislocated.
Taylor   MP    Mr ^lusenberger   son I Fortunately the speedy attention of
Ke'SvwSr*SF\Sf- thetwodoctorsmentlonedprevented
��� r-'cted the Grand    Trunk    Pacific
The following are the results in  Railroad;   Mr. J. R.  Duncan, presi-
the classes mentioned:
Horse Show.
Clydesdale   stallion,  three
Idem, ot the board    of    Trade;    Mr
I Robson, of the Salmon River Lumber
I Company.  Acting Mayor Gray. Cap-
years ;ta*n Powell, engineer of the harbor
and under four���1, Halley s Comet, stheme;   Mr.  Spencer,  assistant en-
John Savage, Westham island; 2,
Mutineer, D. H. Hawkshaw, Chilliwack; 3, Hunter Blair, W. C. Brown,
Clydesdale stallion, two years and
under three���1, Royal Savage, John
Savage, Westham Island.
Clydesdale filly, two years and
under three���1, Winnie G��� John
Savage, Westham Island.
Clydesdale filly, one year old���1,
Bessie, John Savage, Westham Island.
Cotswold8���Ram, two years and
over���1, 2, and 3, John Richardson,
Port Guichon; ram shearling, 1 and
2, J. Richardson; ram lamb, 1 and
2, J. Richardson; best ram, any age,
1, J. Richardson; ewe, two shears
and over, 1, 2 and 3, J. Richardson;
ewe, shearling, 1, J. Richardson;
ewe lamb, 1, J. Richardson; pen
(one ram, two ewes, one ewe shearling and one ewe lamb), 1, J. Richardson
glneer to that project; Mr. Henry
Schaake. of the Schaake Machine
Works, Aid. A. E. White, Mr. Myers,
secretary of the Progressive Association; Mr. Robt. Jardlne, owner of
the steamer Transfer, and a* number
of  others,   including  several  ladles.
any complications,  and the  injured
shoulder was adjusted.
It is understood that Mrs. Clark
is now recovering from the ill effects
of  the  accident
As tip 'vas walking down tha
gang plank of one of the C. P. R.
boats plying between Victoria and
Vancouver on Wednesday, James
Nightingale, aged 70 years, a resident of Ruskin, was robbed by two
men of a purse containing $620 In
Bank  Statement   Indicates  Prosperous Business���Revenue from
Charter Fees.
OTTAWA, Aug. 21.���A continuance of prosperous business conditions is indicated in the bank statement for the month of July Issued
by the department of finance yesterday. Demand deposits stood at
$372,012,494, a decrease of $1,000,-
000 as compared with the previous
month, while notice deposits totalled $640,592,345, an Increase of nine
millions.    Circulation stood at $95,-
,. ,      ������-. , 827,534  as against  $102,011,848  in
gold and paper currency.^ As���_ usual. | June     Cal, and ghort ,_���__ ,_. Can.
ada  during  July  totalled   $70,047,-
734, as compared with  $68,701,855
when steamers dock everyone tried
to eet off the vessel at once, ar.d Mr.
Nightingale was jostled by the two
men over to the railing of ths plank.
in June, while call loans outside of
;_ere'a bet^'r" ipportunlty"VsT��\ ** RS**^���*1}? *&M!H��
Oats are being cut this week, the
weather having been fine, throughout the Delta. At Ladner, Port
Oulchon and Westham Island, the
oats, although somewhat discolored
by recent rains and thrown down
in patches, are of excellent quality
and the crops will be heavy.
Threshing Is ln operation by sev-
Bral farmers In the district, and advantage is being taken of the fine
bright weather now prevailing here
to hasten harvesting.
forded  them  to put their hands in |'"   ���""���e  mere   were   $120,569,812.
his pockets and extract  his  wallet.' Curre"t loans ln Canada at the end
He noticed immediately that he had!01  Ju'y  stood   at  $852,256,651,  as
Le'lresters���Ram. two shears  andlbeen   robbed  and  called out   fo- as-1 ���mpared     with     $848,940,089     a
er, 1, J. Richardson; 2, E. H. Bar- sistance, but the two men shot down; mo"t'1 eanler*
ton,  Chilliwack;   ram  shearlings,   1.1 the gang plank and made off     *rh*-*       lne
ton, Chilliwack; ram shearlings 1 ithe gang plank and made off. The: 1Ile 'remenaous and unprece-
J. Richardson; ram, best, any age Police are working on the case, but, dented commercial and industrial
1,  J.   Richardson. '   ���"* thev have no good description of, growth of the Dominion during the
Oxford  Downs���Ram   two shears !tne thieves they entertain little lionei Past   few  years   ls  eloquently   por-
d'over, l,~J.~R.chardson,VAlex- of capturing them.���Vancouver Pro
ander Davie, Ladner; ram, shearling
1, Alex. Davie; 2, J. Richardson;
ram lamb, 1 and 2, Alex. Davie, 3,
J. Richardson; ram, best, any age,
1, J. Richardson; ewe, two shears
and over, 1 and 2, Alex. Davie; ewe
shearling, 1, 2 and 3, A. Davie; ewe
lamb, 1 and 2, A. Davie; ewe, best,
any age, 1, A. Davie:  pen  (one ram j erence   to   Seattle   and
and  2  ewes),  1,  A.  Davie.
Hampshlres���Ram. two shears
and over, 2, J. Richardson; ram,
shearling, 2 and 3, J. Richardson;
ram lamb. 1, .1. Richardson; ewe.
two shears and over, 3, J. Richardson: ewe, two shears and over, 3,
J. Richardson; ewe, shearling, 8, J.
Richardson; ewe, lamb, 8, J. Richardson.
Suffolk Downs���Ram. two shears
and over, 1, J. Richardson; ram,
best, any age, 1, J. Richardson.
Fat  sheep���Three  lambs bred
B.C., 2, J. Richardson.
Quotations   Below     Thos**   of   11)11,
But  Are Well  Above  1IMO
VANCOUVER.    Aug.  23.���In ref-l
Bellin*!i*-m j
snatches relating to prospective
salmon prices, Mr. W. D. Burdis, sec-1
retary o.f the British Columbia Csm'-j
ner's Association, said that these
prices do not affect the price bere, i
They are. he declares, the prices
fixed  for  the  United  States  only.
A despatch from Bellingham says
thnt the opening prices for 1912,
announced by E. B. Deming, president  of  the  Pacific  American  Fish
frayed in statistics Becured yesterday which show that the revenue of
the department of secretary of state
for the four months of the fiscal
year is not only more than double
that for the corresponding period
last year, but equal to the whole 12
months' receipts three years ago. It
is expected that the revenue of the
department which ls derived from
the tariff of fees payable for charters will be close around $350,000,
which is a record amount.
t'ollingwood   Schreiber   Makes   Authoritative Statement���Delays
Completion of Line.
year's rjuotat'ons. although thev are
well   nbo\*e   the   prices  of   1910.
The   prices  of  sockeyps     pro   "���*-
Potatoes an.l Grain. ! changed' tal,s ^ q"0t/.)tl at,-*,1*?.8
; per case   nound "���-*����� at * ' "id ������     -
In the potato exhibits, Asahel pound fIat8 at $1.30. Other varle-
Snuth. I.adner. carried everything Ul.s ghow a failing off. Alaska Reds
before him, winning fifteen firsts Tor! .,.��� ,��� ,,., ,i ,* j*| i -, for nound talis,
the following: Sutton Reliance, Car-' nR compared with $1.60 in 1911)
men No. 1, other early variety. Ver- cojjoes at $1.16 for poind tills "8
mont gold coin, ninety fold, Roches-j ,,���.,j���.t j-j _.-, -,, i<*n: pinks at 65c,
ter rose, early king, Irish cobbler,! ns compared with $1 last year, and
early moonlight, best display mef- chums nt 62V-C. as against 95 cents
chantnble    potatoes    ($20l,   district.: *n 1911.
collection  ($20),  50  lbs. largest po-l     The general  drop Is attributed  to
totoes  (medal 1. 8 varieties potatoes, 'the heavy pack In  Alaskan  waters
special    collection    early     (medal),
Other varieties of late potatoes.
Besides the potato exhibits, Mr.
Smith was awarded two firsts for
wheat and oats, and three seconds
for barley, white Belgian carrots and
long red carrots. The judge of the
potato exhibits, Mr. A. P, Bateman,
president of the Oregon state Horticultural Society, stated that they
were the best he had ever seen In
either  the States or Canada.
^^^^ OTTAWA,    Aug.    80���Industrial
erles. she*' 1- "harp decline from last, conditions exist on the Prince Rupert end of the Grand Trunk Pacific, which bid fair to seriously retard the completion of the 480 miles
gap between the eastern nnd western mountain sectlo is of the line, is
the  opinion     of     Mr.    Colllngwood
Women's Leader of the Bull Moose
For the first time in the history
Of the United States of America, a
woman seconded a Presidential nomination, when Miss Jane Adams, the
lOted suffragist, was one of tho seconders to the nomination of Theodore Roosevelt, of the new Pro-
���-rcssive    party    at    Chicago    "*��J_.-
liss Adams was also responsible for
an all-night session of the convention
po the  much-discussed  negro  ques-
Schreiber, general consulting eng!-
need for the Dominion government,
who has just returned from a five
weeks' tour of Inspection from Edmonton lo Prince Rupert.
The contractors, Messrs. Foley,
Welch <_ Stewart, have been seriously affected since the beginning of
July by the continued agitation
among their men of the I.W.W.
"When I reached the west end of
the Prince Rupert section," said Mr.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Schreiber, "I was sorry to see that
The field trials of the B. C. Field this organisation, through its agents.
Club will be held this year in the had been agitating among the la-
Delta. They will start about Oct. 1, borers aud had forced many of them
nnd the club will make I.adner Its to quit work. 1 consider this a very
headquarters. Mr, H. H. Abbott, of serious matter for the working men
the B. C. Field Club, wns in Ladner of the Dominion, especially of lirit-
t li is week making arrangements. ish Columbia.
  'The   contractors  on   the   first   of
NEW  WESTMINSTER  MARKET.   '��� July bad 3.500 men working on that
  ! section.     The   organization    I   have
Market  prices on Friday  did  not   ^ferred_ to. forced a strike on July
nhOw   11111'h
last   week.
BLAINE,   Wash.,   Aug.   22.���Fire,  ,^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_
destroyed the dry kiln, fully stocked 1 f""'''>', ��J   Potatoes,  tanners evident
with    shingles,   last    night,   of   thei'*' stlH holding; back shipments, and
Weatherwax   mill   here,   causing   a
material   change   from   20-    Before that date, however, 150(1
There  was  only   a   fair  men quit work and left for Vancoti
prices were from $18 to $20 per ton,
lboitt  $1  a sack, or retailed  at  1 ~
loss of  $411,000.     Spontaneous  com-."""'"_''''   " ,�� -."*  J*          :,"
!      ,  '  ?_,.____ ;, i..:.. ���, ,i,��� cents for 25 lbs.    Old hens were sell-
bust ion Is given as the origin of the
fire.    Tiie mill was saved.
ver and Victoria. They did not wish
to strike, but feared the lawlessness
of the I.W.W. The contractors are
paying $3 a day anil supply good
food and yet the demand is for higli-
| ing  at   about   80   cents   apiece,     or  er wages.
i about 18 to 20 cents a lb.    Chickens       "Since the strike the contractors
averaged 18 cents a lb., ducks about are shipping men daily to the work
the same.    There was a large supply and   have   now   about   1000   on   it,
of poultry from  Chilliwack, but not many old  employees returning.  But
much this week from the States, and the agitation of the organization still
The new  wharf is  making rapid the demand was fairly brisk.    Kggs continues.     Under  these  conditions
progress towards    completion.    The, wimp selling 40 cents wholesale and It Is difficult to say when the road
government men have been working'45 retail.    Good dairy butter about "'���ill be completed."
this  week  on  laying  stringers    and  40 cents per lb. Marrows were fetch-       Mr. Schreiber states that there are
joists,   getting  ready  for  the  floor- Ing about $1 a case or 50 cents    a nearly  4,000  men nt  work between
Ing.    Work on  the new    municipal'dozen;   beans  about  the  same  price Tete Jaune Cache and  Fort  George
building, Ladner,    was    commenced per box.    Fish  were selling at. the on  the western  section,    with     16
tbls week, men being busy on    the prices current last week, red spring steam  shovels   and   32   locomotives
foundations. JBalmon being 2 lbs. for 25 cents.      j and work trains.
The annual exhibition of the Delta |     The petition asking for better fire
Agricultural   Society,   to   be  held   at I protection   not   yet   being  signed   to
j Ladner on the 20th and 21st of Sep-! tne   reQuired   extent    lt   ,8   urgeritly.
I tember,  should  be  more    successful '* _ * . _
than the 24 annual shows already 1.requested Hiatal those desirous of
held. The prize list of all live stock! sl*?n "�� the Petit on will call at the
has been extended and extra prizes' municipal clerks office, Udner.
will be awarded in o'hi-r divisions, where <*opies of the following peti-
especiallv in the hors- class. ' ,tlon are I'ead*v for signature.    It  is
Division A will Include Holstelns. ���n��Pe<1 ,0 forward the petition to the
Jerseys, Durhams. Ayrshi-.es. graded ' Proper quarter within the next week
stork and dairv stock.     In the latter  ��,'  te" ,la>1*- ,   _        ,,_,,'
a challenge cup Is presented by the,10,,11": '*f!*��� aIld Council, Delta
society, to be won three time., by MualcipAlitar:--.
the same owner before becoming bis We the u��<lersigned residents and
property. Division B embraces owners would respectfully ask your
draft, agricultural and driving honorable body to introduce a bylaw
horses, roadsters, general purpost under the '-ocal Improvement Act"
mares or geldings, sinale driver and for ,h,e Purpose of better protection
saddle horses; Clydesdales, -Suffolk ot, 1_*}t-ze_n8 a,ld Property from fire
Punch, Shire. Percherons. Hackneys, n;'thl", th�� Proscribed area herein-
roadsters.  heavy  draft   and  agricul-' aft^' described: _..���_...
tural horses weighing between 1350 , Beginning at the mouth of Chil-
and  l"***!) lbs luckthan   Slough  and  following the
' Division C.'sheep, includes Oxford ,-"raser River in a southerly direc-
Downs (pure bred), Hampshire 'J.01* J;0 a P01" Intersecting the Great
Downs, Cotswolds, Shropshlres and Northern Railway at Port Guichon.
Southdowns thence following the said railway la
Division D comprises swine of anv I a" easterly direction to where It
pure breed or mixed  breed. , crosses    the    Chilluckthan    Slough.
Division E, poultrv, includes tur-; tl?en(e following the said slough to
keys, gander and geese, ducks, bran- I-1*���; of commencement and your
tains, leghorns, buff rocks, minoreas,; petltioners in duty bound, etc.*
game   fowls,   barred   rocks,   Wyan- i	
dottes, Orpingtons.  Cochins,  Minoreas.
Division F includes butter, bread,'
eggs, cake and pie. , "ev>
Division   G   embraces   roots   and
vegetables of all kinds.
Division H, field produce, includes
timothy and clover hay, fall and
spring wheat, barley, oats, mangolds,
potatoes, cabbage, pumpkins, squasn,
turnips, sugar beets and carrots
J.    S.    Henderson    Undecided
Whether to Accept Call to
Kamloops Church.
(From The British Columbian.)
Rev.  J.   S.   Henderson,  pastor  of
St.   Andrew's   Presbyterian   church,
when seen by The British Columbian
DivisionlTncTude"s wine"preserved|!�����r_-_re__c,_ !?____? .repo.rt  that
fruit, and honey.
call had been extended to him by the
Division J, fruit, comprises early congregation of the Presbyterian
and late apples, pears, plums, prunes, ��."-**$�� KamlooPs' ��tated that he
crabs,  quinces and  blackberries.       Ihad  'eoelved  notification   from  the
Division K includes flower, divi- *?"J-J- moderator of the Kamloops
slon L woman's work and division church, Rev. J. Hyde of Chase, of
M is of a miscellaneous kind. ������� decision of the Kamloops Pres-
The special prizes will be bytertahs. Mr Henderson has not
somewhat similar to previous years. y.et, made up his mind as to his de-
with additions to the horse and sheep! clBl��n ��"> the matter,
awards. These include four prises Should he be undecided at the enft
of $20 and $15 donated bv British' of thf8 week, the call goes to the
Columbia Stockbreeders' Association , Kamloops Presbytery which meets at
for best two heavy draught animals,
mares or geldings (registered ir un-
legistered), 3 years or under, bred
Penticton on the 28th of this month,
and will then be transmitted to the
Westminster Presbytery which meets
in British Columbia and exhibited byjin Vancouver on Sept. 3rd, for final
owner;  and $25  donated by -Mr.  e. action.
S.   Knowlton   for   the   best   sucking1     Tlle call offers Mr. Henderson a
colt by Bonny McKinney. 1 salary of $2,200 per annum and a
The following judges have been month vacation each year. In view
appointed  to act as judges: 1 of the fact that the salary paid tha
Live stock���Horses, beef, cattle! roriner pastor of Kamloops was la
and sheep, James Yule, Selkirk, Ithe neighborhood of $1,300 a year,
Man.; dairy cattle and swine, D. C ith)s handsome offer is a most gratf-
Flatt, Hamilton. Ont.: fruit and f>**ng tribute to the recoguized worth
vegetables, B. Hoy, assistant horti- of the popular New Westminster
culturist. Provincial Department of Pastor and indicates that the Pres-
Agriculture, Victoria; poultry, H. E. I byterlans of the Inland Capital ap-
Upton.   assistant   poultry   Instructor.  Prodate  Mr.  Henderson's  ability  as
  I a  preacher,   and  realize  how  valu-
] able   would   be   his   services   in   tho
SHEEP HUSBANDRY. (cause   of   Presbyterianlsm   In   that
  ! rapidly growing city.
Department oi  Agriculture Issues a
New   Edition   of   Exhaustive
Booklet on Subject.
(From The British Columbian.)
Coincident with a number of other
active   agencies   designed   to   revive
the sheep raising industry in Canada,
there   has   been   issued  by  the   live
stock  branch   of  the  department   of ...      . ,..;.,-���
agriculture   a   new   edition   of   that | !I!.?0!r.._f*:i?_-lng-,_0. aJ_?.a_a.r_i. *??*
The Brunswick Cannery states
that sockeyes havo not been running
much this week, and that the season, as far as sockeyes are concerned, is practically at an end.    Cohoes
exhaustive and practical treatise
"Sheep Husbandry In Canada,"
which received such a warm reception some four years ago. This
work of 126 pages, which constitutes
a report as well as a helpful bulletin
of instruction, covers the history and
condition of the sheep Industry in
every province, pointing out the weak
points and offering useful information for the guidance of older shep-1
herds as well as those who are Just;
beginning, or desire to begin, raia-1
ing mutton and wool. In this work]
the author, who Is a trained sheep 1
than, brings out clearly the great ad- j
vantages of keeping sheep from the
dual standpoint of direct profit In
cash returns and the even more im- [
portant Indirect one of cleaner farms
and better crops.
Then   there   Is   a   special   section,
"From the Block to the Table," designed   to   popularize   the   consumption of mutton and lamb.    Other sections deal  with  weed destruction by
sheep,  diseases,  wool,  housing, enemies, breeds and breeding, feeds and |
feeding   and   other   Important   mat
ters.     Under   "The   Industry   in   the
Different Provinces," some startling
new    facts    concerning    the    profits
made  from  sheep,  are  brought out.(
It   ls  shown   that   a   flock   of  about
150 ewes worth $6 each, after housing, feeding and care, were charged!
against them, gave, ln 1911, a profit
of  more than  $600.    This occurred
on  a  Manitoba wheat  farm.
A special feature of this bulletin
is its many beautiful illustrations In'
sepia tints, many of which are worth,
framing. A large issue has been
printed to be supplied free to those
who apply for It to the publications
branch, department of agriculture,!
Ottawa. I
erate numbers. The manager here
states that they are awaiting intelligence from Mr. Cunning, re closing
,-..--.--.,.-.     . 7^     t, . Cuf THE BRITISH KMPIRE.
OTTAWA.  Aug.   17.���The returns'
of the Department of Inland Revenue!      Mrs. Muirhead, of Inverness, Scot-
for the month of May    totalled    $1.-! land, who took all the biggest prizes
779,009. as compared with $1,456,-! ln the ladles' rifle shooting contest
089 In July, 1911. 'at Bisley this year.
Lack   of   Transportation   Facilities
Delays Arrival of Supply at
People's Homes.
VICTORIA, Aug. 21.���The milk
commission held its session in this
city last evening, in fulfilment ot
the powers delegated to the commissioners to examine into "the question
of the sale of milk, and the management of ��� various cowsheds and
.milk shops."
In addition to the public sessions,
the commissioners, Dr. Proctor,
chairman; Dr. A. T. Knight, and F.
J. Coulthard, are making examinations of farms, stores, and places
where milk is vended, and are hearing evidence in the evening. There
was only a small attendance when
Dr. Proctor opened the proceedings
in the council chamber last evening,
and Ithis led Or. G. A. B. Hall to
ask for another session In Victoria.
The chairman said be would consider
the matter, but he thought the system the commissioners was adopting
would secure the most effective
knowledge of conditions.
Important   Matter.
in an explanatory statement. Dr.
Proctor observed that the question
of the milk supply of the province
was of tremendous importance, particularly to the health of the infantile population, lt was a dli't'iciii!
matter to secure a pure milk supply,
and to regulate the functions of administration and Inspection as between governments and municipal
authorities. Their    duties    were
threefold���to Inquire into the matter from standpoint of the farmer,
the retailer, and the consumer. The
commission expected that Its recommendations to the government would
be embodied in legislation to regulate the trade throughout the province.
llr. Donald.
Dr. Donald gave an exhaustive
statement on the history of milk in
its aspect of a disease conveyor, from
statistics culled in many lands, the
tests to determine purity, and preservatives. Taking the connection
between milk anel disease the doctor
pointed out how Infantile diarrhoea
was directly traceable to bad milk.
The greater majority of the cases
of human tuberculosis were due to
the conveyance of the tubercule bacillus through the alimentary tract.
The witness quoted a number of
scientists to show how the tubercule
bacilli were transferred to the human subject, and pointed out that
it was not always the lean kine who
conveyed infection, but often fat,
well-conditioned, animals. Queen
Alexandra had cauesd a test to be
made of a dairy herd in one of the
home farms, and some of the best
looking animals had been discovered
to be infected.
Whatever action was taken lt
should be thorough, extending from
the cow byre to the consumer, and
particularly to the conveyance of
milk in transit. Registration of vendors was essential, and a certificate
of inspection should precede registration. So far as preservatives
were concerned, if used in proper
quantities, he did not think they
caused any danger to the consumer,
but the regulation of the quantities
was essential and preservatives were
often  atidftd   by   inexperienced   men.
He also referred to the use of
formalin, and the cases reported tn
this city where formalin had been
discovered in samples taken by the
inspector, and hoped the medical department of the city would reorganize its system in the interests of
the vendors, although since the
analyst had been appointed, conditions had  been better.
In answer to Mr. Coulthard, he
said he believed that milk being
cooled down to 50 degrees Fahrenheit would serve lo check the creation of disease germs. Pasteurization killed all genus except the
spores <>r anthrax, while sterilization
destroyed the ferment.
Di. Hall.
Dr. Hull, medical health officer,
said he had no statistics prepared,
as lie had not lieen informed of the
session, but would endeavor to send
some written Information about
local conditions to the commlssion-
. ers later on. Much of the milk In
the city came from Seattle, an,d country districts, and contamination arose
in transit. The municipality could
not hope to regulate this condition,
and must loq*J< to the government
for assistance. In their administration of the law they were acting
under the Dominion Pure Food law,
but were handicapped In thai there
was only one prosecutor authorized
under the Act, through whom they
bad to operate In taking cases to
court, and he hoped the commission
would make a recommendation on
the point, in Dr, Pagan's absence
it created considerable difficulty for
the department to proceed. The
milk supply on the whole had been
very unsatisfactory In the city. He
was against the use of preservatives,
the Dominion Aci prohibiting their
use. He hoped in the interests of
the consumers to see an improve
nieiit in the transportation of milk
into  this  city.
Good Milk Here.
City Analyst C. W. Birch was next
called. He showed that during the
hot weather formalin had been used
to a considerable extent, but the result of his analysis during the summer months had proved that Victoria was securing an unusually good
supply of milk. The Canadian
standard was 3.25 per cent, of fat,
and 8.5 of solids not fat, and the
average of the analysis for May,
June and July had been respectively:
May. 3.8 and S.76: June, 4.14 and
8.6f��; and July, 4.4 and 8.9. Most
ol the milk must accordingly come
from Jerseys and not Holstelns.
There was no attempt to deal with
bacteriological examinations of
Assistant   Inspector   Howes   gave;
evidence of taking samples and the
First Brick Block in Sleveston Near
Completion���Will  Rebuild
Publicity Commissioner Tells of Im-
prossions Gathered mi Tour of
I STEVESTON, B.C., Aug. 19.���Mr.
L, Rubinowitz will start early In
i September for a couple of weeks'
holidays. He states that business
at the store has been very good of
recent  weeks.
Dr. Hepworth's building will be
finished in about 30 days. It will
be the first brick structure of the
kind in Steveston und will be a
handsome addition to the architecture of the town. The three stores
OH the first floor are now rented,
including the one which is set apart
for Dr, Hepworth's drug business.
Nearly all the offices on the second
floor are also bespoken. There will
be spacious plute glass windows In
fronl with ample room for showcases. The contractor is Mr. M.
Cunningham, ot Vancouver, and tiie
cost of the building is estimated at
Richmond Hotel is to be rebuilt
on the old site within the next 60
days, and work will commence on
its construction this week. It will
be 50 feet by 70 feet In dimensions
and of two storeys. The plumbing
and sanitary arrangements will be
of the most up-to-date kind and all
Interior fittings will be of the best.
There will be a pool room and bar
on the first floor, and all the latest
conveniences for the traveller.
There will be 24 rooms. Mr. AI,
Cunningham  is  the contractor.
At the police court on Monday,
John Lind was found guilty of assault and fined $50 and costs or 60
days, and Ecidio Ayse, on a similar
charge, was fined $50 and costs or
14 days. A man called Dewey was
found guilty of supplying liquor to
Indians, and was awarded 30 days
hard labor.
Mrs.' Montgomery, wife of James
Montgomery, rancher, of Woodward,
is lying ill at the West End private
hospital,  Vancouver.
Mr. Israel Rubinowitz, son of Mr.
L. Rubinowitz, of Steveston, is a
candidate for the position of senator of the British Columbia University, and his many friends in Steveston wish good luck to his nomination. Here is a condensed biography  of   the   candidate.
Rubinowitz,   Israel   Isidore,   B.A.:
born    Montreal    1884;   educated   at
Vancouver Public High School; Governor-General's   bronze   and   silver
I medals,   McGill   University.        (B.A.
Honors History, Economics, and Po-
llitical Science, 1904), Rhodes School
1 for the Province of B.C.;  went into
i residence   at   Queen's  Col.  Oxford,
studied    law    (1905-8),    post-grad,
course;   called   to   the   bar   (Inner
i Temple    1910),    practised    London
1   1910-1912),    B.    C.       Bar    1912.
Office:    Granville    St.,    Vancouver.
Clubs: United Arts, Playgoers (London),   O.U.D.C.     (Oxford),    Apollo,
Univ. Lodge.
' Chief Constable Thomas O'Connell, of Nanaimo, who is now in
Steveston, states that he thinks the
general good health of the Indians
here, as well as of the .lops and
whites, can be largely attributed to
the good water supply now obtained
by  the Richmond  municipality.
Many farmers in Steveston district are half through with cutting
their oats, and some have already
finished. Threshing is expected to
be general before the end of the
week. Reeve Bridge will commence
threshing early  this  week.
Crop conditions throughout the
Fraser Valley are in a very satisfactory condition, states Mr. C. H.
Stuart-Wade, who accompanied Mr.
Sam Cawley, M.P.P., and government
Road Inspector Cruickshanks on a
tour of inspection, particularly with
regard to the question of road making, in the Eraser Valley.
Starting just after sunrise, *by
auto, the district around Chilliwack
was visited, and conditions, both in
connection with agriculture and fiuit
growing were found to be satisfactory. The steamer Beaver was tak- |
en and the party came down to Su- I
mas Mountain, where* a landing v as
made. Residents near Sumas Moun- <
tain have approached the New West- j
minster Hoard of Trade, for assist-'
ance in obtaining road communi.-u- i
tion with Mission und fraisqui !
points. The expense of nuking a '
main road, it was found, would not!
be warranted at present, but it ls I
expected that recommendations will |
be made to the government that a!
satisfactory trail be established for'
these people, whose nearest s iclal i
point is six miles and a half dis-:
tant. |
The establishment    of a    railway
depot at Wade's Landing on the C. i
N.  R. is looked upon in the locality '
with a great deal of satisfaction in I
thy hope that  a store and  a post
office with telephone communication j
will  be established.     There appears
to be no reason why local traffic on
this railway line should  not be established in the near future, the far-1
mers claim, and if this was done, the j
farmers and  fruit    growers in this I
district  could  get  their produce to I
the New Westminster market.
A large amount of hay is still on
the   fields,   throughout   the   munici- !
pality    of    Matsqui, and the second
showing of clover is In excellent con-1
dition.      The potato crop is exceed-!
irgly large, but thtjre is a slight evidence of blight in some of the fields,
although not to any; great extent. Mr.
Page,  of    Page's  Landing,    has  25
acres in potatoes and indications are
that   there   will   be   a  large  supply
from this district.
The road observations showed the
necessity of a greater supervision
by the government, and the publicity
commissioner was of the opinion that
every municipality should be compelled to have a thoroughly competent road superintendent, with compulsory powers, from the government, by which he would be enabled
to force the municipal authorities to
fill up ruts, and make other necessary repairs, in the early stages of
road destruction, when they could be
done at small cost, rather than follow the present practice, which appears to be to wait until a large expenditure becomes necessary to put
the road into good condition.
The agricultural conditions are
everywhere good, and new settlers,
who have located, express themselves
a i very well pleased. The fruit generally sneaking is looking satisfactory and there is Ilttle evidence ef
d'scase. whilst many new orchards
are being planted.
��� Enquiries  at  the office  of
��� the Dominion Fisheries today
��� elicited the fact that the re-
��� ports   which  have  been  clr-
��� dilating to the effect that a
��� closed  season    for    sockeye
��� fishing will be observed from
��� August  25  to September 15,
��� are     wholly       unwarranted.
��� During the last    session    of
��� parliament it    was arranged
��� with the Minister of Marine
��� and Fisheries    by Mr.    J. D.
��� Taylor, M.P., that the season
��� would not be   closed   on the
��� 25th of    August;    and    the
��� Cannery   Association    repre-
��� sentatives  wrote  to  the  de-
��� partment  that  they  had   no
[��� objection   to   this   arrange-
��� ment.     There Is no warrant
��� for    any statement    of any
0 different arrangement.
The Royal Bank of Canada
Incorporate** IM*.
CAPITAL AUTHORIZED *. !*     *10,000,00��
CAPITAL PAID-UP     f _,25l,0_��
RESERVE FUND       $ 7,056,188
Total Assets Over One Hundred and Tea MllllOM.
Jteeomnts ol Out-of-Uomn Customers Simon Special Jfttontion
Acc<v'nu may be opened with deposits of ONE DOLLAR   and    Upward*
-i.tere-Ht paid, or credited, half-yearly on June   80th and    Decembw
81st, each year.
II. F. l.ISMOI*. Manager
I.ADNER, B. c.
LONDON, Aug. 20.���The navigation returns of the Suez Canal for
the years 1909-1911 have been Issued
in a white paper and show a record
of increasing prosperity. The number of vessels that passed through the
canal ln the years 1909, 1910 and
1911, respectively, were 4239, 4533
and 4969, their gross tonnage was
21,500,847, 23,054,901 and 25,417,-
853; the net tonnage 15,407,527, 16,-
581,898 and 18,324,749, and the
transit* receipts $22,800,000, $25,-
830.000 and $26,680,000. The gross
receipts for 1911 were the highest
ever recorded. The number of British ships which passed through the
canal last year was 3089, as compared with 2778 in 1910, and 2561 in
the year before.
MONTREAL, Aug. 17.���The ('. P.
1 R. and G.T.R. are already arranging
for the sending of all available empty
j cars to lie in readiness for the mov-
I ing of the Immense grain crop, which
is  expected  this year.     In   fact,  the
| movement of cars to the west has already begun, and by far the biggest
collection  of  rolling  stock  the  west
. bus ever known will lie in readiness
, as soon as threshing starts.
Officials of both roads today    expressed the conviction that the prob-
j lem of shifting the crop would this
year  be handled  with  the minimum
, of convenience, while the Canadian
Northern announces   that it is   in a
I position  to bundle the same propor-
| tion of ihe crop which it handled Inst
year, namely, one-third.
Vice-president   Itiii-y.  of  the  ('.   P.
It., whose headquarters tire in Winnipeg, declares his belief that there
will he no car shortage Ibis year.
lack of provision to protect milk In
transit throughout the city, although
he found attempts were being made
to keep it covered better than formerly.
Compensation to Cowmen.
Two practical dairymen. 1_. and T.
Raper, then gave evidence. From
their testimony it appeared that on
the Saanich line, milk was lying for
hours on the V. & S. stations waiting to be brought into the city, without proper covering. They also considered the compensation given by
the government for tubercular cattle
condemned for destruction inad*
quate, and Instead of about $4 0, a
calf  cow   was worth   $loo  to   $150
Dr. Donald observed that tuber
cular cows need not be completely
destroyed if they were slaughtered
at an abbatoir where full opportunity of examination was possible. At
Aldersbot, where he formerly examined for the British war office, they
had a regular scale by which the
carcass was condemned in proportion
to  the  amount  affected   by  disease.
The commission then adjourned,
and will meet at Duncan on Friday,
Xanaimo on Tuesday, and Comox tomorrow week. Freeman Bunting,
of Xew Westminster, is secretary of
the commission.
SEATTLE, Aug. 22.���Eggs: Local ranch. 32c; Eastern, 24c. to 26c.
Butter: Washington creamery, firsts
31c. to 32c; eastern, 29c. to 30c.
Cheese: Tillamook, 17 l-2c to 18c;
limburger. 20c; Wisconsin. 17 1-2
to 19c; brick, 19c ; young Americas,
19c. to 20c Onions, 90c to $1.25
per sack. Potatoes: Local, $16 to
$18; California, 1 l-4c. per lb;
sweets, 3 l-4c to 3 l-2c Oats:
Eastern Washington, $34 to $35;
Puget Sound, $34 to $35 Hay: Puget Sound timothy, $13 to $14;
Eastern Washington timothy, $17
and $18; wheat hay, $14 to $15;
alfalfa. $13 to $14; mixed hay, $16
to $17;  straw, $9 to $10.
20 Acres
We have an especially choice 20 acres
close to town. This land has been producing good crops, and at the price will
make an excellent investment.
For particulars call on
Ladner Investment & Trust
Corporation, Limited
Phone L80
Ladner, B. C.
LONDON. Aug. 19.���Premier Bor-
den returns here from the north to-1
morrow.    So  far,  he  has  made  nol
arrangements for his return to Can-'
ada, and it is expected that he will j
stay here  until  the opening of thej
"Bominion parliament.      Mr. Hazen,
minister   of   marine,   and   Admiral
Kingsmill,   sail   Wednesday   on   the
Royal Edward.
WINNIPEG, Aug. 15.���Formal
ratification has just been given to
an agreement between the Dominion
Government and the Manitoba department of agriculture, under which
this province receives the first grant
for agricultural purposes ever made
to a western province by the federal
government. The amount is $31,-
000, and half of it has already been
Manufacturers and Deale �� in all kinds of
Shingle**, Lath, Sa_h. Doora Turning! and Houm Finishing!
Phone R 14 Eburne Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow
OTTAWA, Aug. 20.���Mr. Cameron
Stanton, Assistant Deputy Minister
of Marine, who went to England to
follow the investigation into the Titanic disaster and inquiry into new
regulations of the British Board of
Trade resulting from it, returned to
Ottawa yesterday. Mr. Stanton has
looked into the Situation carefully
and will prepare a report respecting
it. I'ntil he does so he did not care
to discuss the matter, but generally
speaking, the plan is that the department here will adopt, as regards
Canadian shipping, the same regulations as the British Board of Trade
shall apply In the way of precautionary measures against marine disasters.
912,000 Asked  For.
BELLINGHAM, Aug. 19.���At a
Nliholls then told of his adoption
tee of the Chamber of Commerce,
held at noon Friday recommendations were made to the trustees of
that organization to the effect that
the budget  for the coming year be
not   _888   111.ill   $12,000.
SEATTLE, Aug. 2 2���The work of
21 months terminated Tuesday afternoon, when the port commission
ant! representatives cf the Pacific
Terminai Company and the Pacific
Buildings Company agreed upon the
last details of the lease which will
give Seattle the Harbor island terminals.
A formal resolution by the port
commission will consummate the
work. The result will be the immediate expenditure of more than
$3,000,000 to convert Harbor island
into modern terminals for rail and
water  traffic.
News of the final success of the
terminal negotiations became public
Tuesday night when the Commercial club discussed the terms of the
Vancouver City Market
The Market ls operated by the City -ls a mean* of bringing the
Producer and Consumer together.
You Are Invited to Send Your Produce
We handle everything from the Farm  (except milk).
By consigning your Produce to the Vancouver City Market you
will get best prices, aharp returns and prompt settlement*.
JOHN McMILLAN,   Manager
The Best Yet
CLOVBRDALBJ, Aug. in.���At the
quarterly official board of the Methodist church, Cloverdale. Mr. \V. A.
Stone was elected to attend the financial district meeting to be held ln
Sapperton on August 27, 1912. The
following were present: W. G. Williams. T. R. Peters. W. A. Stone, J.
Boothroyd, W. F. Brooks nnd Silas
Boothroyd. Hey. T. H. Wright, presided. A slight increase in the financial affairs of the church was reported. The board placed on record
their appreciation of services of their
pastor. Rev. T. II. Wright. The
resolution was moved by Mr. W. A.
Stone, seconded by Mr. W. G. Williams. Mr. W. F. Brooks, of Clayton, put the resolution to the meeting, which was carried unanimously.
Mr. Wright thanked the members of
the board for the expression of confidence and appreciation so spontaneously and heartily given.
Lnilner Hotel.
C. D. Arnold, Snn  Diego.
L. Pollard, Cornwall, England.
J. McDermott, Westward Ho, England.
George Davis, Vancouver.
A. U. Willougllby, Kataballn,
Mrs.  A. J,  McKinnon, Vancouver.
Mrs. H,  R. Slater, Vancouver.
Dean Denham, Spokane,
W. J. Rickey, Vancouvsr,
M. J. Burr, Vancouver.
J.  ('.  Childs,  Vancouver.
M.  Scanlon, Vancouver.
E.   M.   Young,   New   Westminster.
Malcom MacKenzie, Prince Edward  Island.
Christine Mci.ean, Prince Edward
If ynu have a good dog or a poor one they all get hungry, and can
always give you to understand thty are. If your dog could ��peak, h-
would say:
National Dog Biscuits, Please."
Sold  in  bulk,  cotton sa-eka,  and In 25c cartons by dealers.
Try Them, They Are C.o��id.
National Biscuit I Confection Co., Ltd.
Vanc-ouvcr, B.C. i
Makers of the Famous H-dtU Oliocolatea and National Biscuit-. Z
*4**********************+**-*A9+tt40t4 *+*m+**i***4
Schools re-open on Monday, and in
anticipation Mr. F. Cullls, of Westham road, Ladner. has a fine and
special new stock of articles required by the youngsters. People coming back from Boundary Bay and
Grauer's Beach will find In this'store
the best and newest goods.
Delta Hotel.
H.  D.  Beynon. Xew Westminster.
P. W,  Forrest, Xew Westminster.
R. S. Miles, Xew Westminster.
J. F. McGachle, Vancouver.
H.  C.  Cornell, Vancouver.
H. Turnbull, Vancouver.
J. E. Stinson, Vancouver.
J.  R.   Sigmore.  Fort  George.
John Milllgan, Victoria.
C. E. Goudy, East Delta.
Jas. G. Wilson, Xew Westminster.
S. G.  Bagnall, Ottawa. Ont.
Mrs.  E.  Lovering,  New Westminster.
D. Ferguson, Bellingham.
G. W. Mabey, Vancouver.
B. A. Frith, Vancouver.
Carriages,   Wagons and   Farm   Implements ef all
classes and descriptions.
Horseshoeing and General Blacksmith Work.
Repairs of all descriptions on Automobiles, Carriages
and General Machinery.
Ladner Carriage aid Abtomobik Works
G. T. BAKER, Proprietor SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 1012.
3 1
H i] | '��'*-l>'��l'-l'��'>''-,''-''��'��**>'&'>'*'��*^^ <
Miss   Ruth   Cederbu��|g   has   been
yisiting Vancbuver this week.
Mr, H. Howard spent the week end
in Vancouver.
Mr.  McDermott   has   returned to
I.adner from Boundary Bay.
Mrs. E. B. Ladner has broken up
camp for this season.
Miss  L.  Whitworth   spent  a  few
days this week in the Terminal City,
Mr.   Marshall,   of   Vancouver,   ls
visiting friends in Ladner,
Mrs. J. Mason is visiting relatives
in New Westminster.
Mr. and Mrs. Wiley, of Boundary
Bay, were presented last Saturday
with a son and heir.
Mr, and Mrs. Fisher and daughters
returned Friday to Ladner from Victoria.
Messrs. Wrightson and Scott spent
Tuesday and Wednesday in the Terminal City.
.Mrs. Lord and family have re-
turned   from   Grauer's   beach,   this
Miss Gladys Siddal was among the
visitor* to Vancouver, taking in the
Barnum & Bailey show.
Mr. Harry McCormack, a former
resident of Ladner, paid a visit this
week  to  his  old  home  city.
Mrs. W. Kirkland and Mrs.. Cos-
man were visiting Vancouver thla
week.* -f
Miss Alice Wallace has accepted
Sunday duties at the local branch
ii the B.C. Telephone Company.
Mrs. A. W. Carter has returned
home after spending a few months
with her husband at Graham Island
Mrs. Brewster and family are returning to their home at Fairview
on Friday.
Mrs. W. J. Lanning, with the
Misses Lanning, are spending a week
visiting  in  Victoria.
Mrs. W. Creech, of Vancouver, returned to her home after a week'9
i amping  with  relatives.
For Sade, For Exchange, Wanted tn
Purchase, To Let, Lost, Found, Work
Wanted, Situations Vacant, 1 cent per
word. Minimum, 25 cents for any one
advt. These rates for cash with order.
All Want Ads. must be in by 8 p.m.
on Thursday.
LOST���1 bay horse, between the
10th and 12th of August, at Ladner; has sores on its hind quarters and hocks. Anyone seeing
same, kindly write or phone the
Editor of The Delta Times.
FOUND���In a sack, a fine rooster
on the Ladner Road, between New
Westminster and Scott Hill.
Owner can have same by proving
property. Apply Delta Hotel,
Ladner, B.C.
P. 0. Drawer S.
Phone _ ___
Delta Hotel
-   B.C.
ill Modern Conveniencies, Newly Fur-1
lished.   Well  Heated,   Sample  Room,
American and  European Plan
First  Class Cuisine
-Prompt Service
Best Wines, Liquors -__ Cigars!
Rates Pkasonabi.r
McNeely Concert and Dance Hall
Nut   and   Lump  Coal  for  Sale
WANTED���To Rent ranch of about
50 acres, with sniall house and
moderate buildings, on Delta. H.
R. Careless, Ladner, B.C.
WALTER'S���"The  White   Store
for  snaps.    All   whitewear  to  clear
at  one-half  the regular  price.
The new store of Mr. P. .McRae
is expected to be ready for occupation in about a week.
Mrs. Arthur, of Vancouver, spent
the week end visiting friends in Ladner.
Mr. Bull, of Lanning, Fawcett &
Wilson, returned'bome after spending a week's holiday in Victoria.
���- WALTER'S���"The White  Store,"
wants  your  eggs.    We  pay   40c   a
dozen. '"" __
Miss Edith Henry, daughter of
Superintendent Henry, of the City
Mission, Vancouver, is the guest of
Rev, C. P. and Mrs. Blunden.
Miss M. Dove returned to her home
in .North Vancouver after sepndlng a
couple of weeks camping at Graue_r's
Miss L. Whitworth has returned
this week from a visit to Vancouver.
Mr. Gow, of Vancouver, is at present relieving Mr. Bishop as manager
of the Royal Bank.
Miss Audrey Price, of Crescent
Island, is the guest of Mrs. Deane
at Boundary Bay.
Mr. and Miss Chiddell, of Crescent
Island, have returned from a visit
to the Terminal City.
Miss Gladys H. Fox has returned
from a two-weeks' holiday, visiting
her sister, Mrs. C. Brown, of Vancouver.
Mrs. E. Belt has returned to Port
Guichon, after undergoing an operation at Burrard Sanitarium with
successful results.
Mr. S. W. Fisher was in Victoria
this week, attending the first convocation of th_* University *of British
Mrs. E. Chiddell, of Crescent Island, is visiting her father, Mr. Hugh
Burr, of New Westminster.
FOR SALE���16 choice dairy cows in
full milk; 1 pedigreed Holstein
bull, rising two years old; 35 ten
��� gallon milk cans; 1 Star milk
cooler. J. M. Ramage,. Tasker
Road, I.��dner, B.C.    Box 1385.
WANTED���Painting, tinting and
decorating. Apply Walden &
Purkey, this office.
land   on
���40 or 80 acres of good
the   Delta,   improved  or [ teo't
unimproved. Give lowest price
and terms. W. H. Burley Co., 3
Bank of Hamilton Building, Vancouver, B.C.  ���
Sealed tenders addressed to the undersigned,   and   endorsed   "Tender   for   the
Construction of a Hreakwater in Victoria
Harbour, B.C." will be received at this
office until 4.00 p.m., on Thursday, September ', 1H12, for the construction of
a Breakwater at Victoria Harbour, Victoria,   B.C.
Plans,  specification   and   form   of  contract  can  be   seen  and  forms  of  tender
obtained  at this  Department and  at  the
offices of W. Henderson, Resident Archi-
Victorla,    B.C.;   C.   C.   Worsfold.
FOR SALE���A Deering binder in
good order. Price $25.00. Apply
"A,"   Delta   Times,   Ladner,   B.C.
Mr. John Gilchrist and family, of
Crescent Island, have taken posses
slon of their beautiful new home
recently erected.
Mr. H. F. Bishop, manager of the
Royal Bank, Ladner, is spending his
vacation in Seattle and other cities
on  the  Pacific  coast.
Mrs. James Rogerson has returned
from the Burrard Sanitarium, fully
recovered from her recent indisposition.
WALTER'S���"The White Store,"
for hats. Your choice of any straw
or panama hat this week at one-half
the regular price.
Mr. H. A. MacDonald and family
have gathered tip their tents at
Grauer's Beach and returned to/ Ladner.
Willie Manley, of Boundary Bay,
left for Seattle on Monday last for
a week's visit with his sister, Mrs.
JI. B. Forrest.
Mr. and Mrs. George Burnside and
family came over in their automobile from Vancouver on Tuesday on
a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, of
the Delta Hotel, Ladner.
The many friends of Captain
Brewster, the popular skipper of the
S.S. New Delta, are glad to see him
again "on board his lugger," after
bis recent illness.
Reg. Blunden, who met with a
nasty accident to his arm, last week,
breaking his collar bone, is now on
the high road to recovery.
Mr. C. C. Worsfold, resident engineer, New Westminster, was in
Ladner, Wednesday, on business connected with the new wharf.
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Fisher and
their two little daughters, Jean and
Kathleen, visited in Victoria this
week, Mr. Fisher attending the first
convocation of the new University of
British Columbia.���Victoria Colonist.
Theodore Berry, who came out
first at preliminary High School examinations at Vancouver, is staying
with Rev. C. R. and Mrs. Blunden,
Mr, J. D. Taylor, M.P. for New
Westminster, was in the city yesterday and attended the university convocation, as well as looking after departmental matters in the interest of
bis constituents.���Victoria Colonist.
Mr. and Mrs. Asahel Smith are
planning a visit to California during
the fall, for the benefit of .Mrs.
Smith's health. They will probably
be  away   for  three  months.
Mr. C. A. McKlllop has recently
;,<"inlit the horse and rig formerly
owned by Mr. Bishop, manager of
the Royal Bank, and his little boys,
  having fine practice in learning
In become expert drivers.
Victoria still considers Delta potatoes to the market. At least, the
tradesmen of the beautiful city keep
sending to Ladner for supplies. On
Wednesday, about 85 tons of the
esculent root left Ladner per S.S.
Trader for the provincial capital.
Mr. E. T. Calvert has been laid
up this week with an attack of blood
poisoning, resulting from a scratch,
and has also been suffering from
quinsy. He is now at Boundary
Bay, and it is hoped will soon be
back  at  business.
Office In Ladner closed for
a month. Will announce later
date of attendance.
over    Delta
Vancouver office;
641 Granville
For Sale
Several good used Organs and Pianos,
$50.00 and $75.00 each; good
bargains,    Call or write us.
Hicks & Lovick
Piano Co., Ltd.
1117 Granville St., Vancouver, B.C.
Esq., District Engineer, New Westminster, B.C.; J. O Sing, Esq., District
Engineer, Toronto, Ont.; J. L. Michaud,
Esq., District Engineer, Montreal, tjue.;
A. Decary, Esq., District Engineer, Quebec, Que.; and on application to the Postmaster  at  Vancouver,  B.C.
Persons tendering are notified that tenders will not be considered unless made
on the printed forms supplied, and
signed with their actual signatures, stating their occupations and places of residence. In the case of firms the actual
signature, the nature of the occupation,
ar.d place of residence of each member
of the firm  mu9t be given.
Each tender must be accompanied by
an accepted cheque on a chartered bank
payable to the order of the Honourable
the Minister of Public Works, equru to
ten per cent. (10 p.c.) of the amount
of the tender, which will be forfeited
If the person tendering decline to enter
Into a contract when called upon to do
so, or fail to complete the work contracted for. If the tender be not accepted the  cheque  will  be  returned.
The   Department   does  not   bind   itself
to accept the lowest or any tender.
By order,
Department  of  Public  Works,
Ottawa,   August   8,  1912.
Newspapers will not be paid for this
advertisement if they insert it without
authority from the Department.���23963.
Who, it is said, is slated to command the squadron of battleahtp***.
which may bring Right Hcfci. Winston Churchill and Hamar Greenwood-
M.P., to Canada. w
This Space
Mineral and
Soda Waters
New Westnuneter, B. C.
Manufacturer of
ALE and all kinds ol
Your Patronage Solicited
Via Steveston and
To Vancouver and New Westminster.
Week Days.
Leave I.adner���8:30 a.m..  12:30  p.m.
and G:3o P-m.
Leave Steve-ton���9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.,
and 7:30 p.m.
Leavo Lidner���c:30  a.m.,     6:30  p.m.
Leave Sleveston���9:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
Dr, Wood, dentist, has gone east
on iK'connt of the recent death of
' : fai ber, -and his Ladner office will
1 closed for about a month. An
announcement will be made later In
The Delta Times of his future visits
to I.adner.
Mr. Johnston, of the Delta Hotel,
f'ndlng a solitary rooster In a poke
011 the Ladner road, between "*Xew
"Vestmlnster and Scott hill, took pity
on its lonesomeness and conveyed It
>n his automobile to the hotel.
Finding it a fine, big, affectionate
fort of a rooster, Mr. Johnston is be-
' oniinj** quite attached to It. Nevertheless, he is advertising its dlscov-
'*���*'��� in this week's Delta Times.
Mrs. II. H. Forrest and son. Chester II. M.. of Seattle, Wash., returned
Monday   last   after  a  month's   visit
with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. G. R.
Manley,     at     Boundary     Kay.    audi
friends in Vancouver,    Miss Forrest!
was formerly, for six years, connect-1
ed  with The Delta Times staff, and
has many friends in I.adner and the
Mr, A. W. Satterfield, recently
from Switzerland, has joined the
staff of the Royal Bank, Ladner.
Quite a bunch of Lions left Ladder, Wednesday, to attend the Vancouver convention of that order.
Among others who will be missed in
select circles here for a few days.
are Messrs. Douglas, MacDonald,
Pox, Chapman and Tom Jordan.
Bit it is not hoped for long. With
a Douglas at the front, backed by
the chieftain of the clan MacDonald,
'" say nothing of a wiry Fox, and a
jnan able to chap any foe who tries
u> bar the passage of Tom Jordan
"cross the river, surely this valient
bunch will come back safely from
'flis festival of Lions.
The S.S. New Delta will resume
Its winter schedule between Ladner
and Steveston, beginning October 1.
There will be two trips daily from
Ladner, leaving at 8.30 a.m. and 3.30
p.m. The boat leaves Steveston for
Ladner on the arrival of the 8.30
a.m. B.C.E.R. car from Vancouver,
and the 8.00 a.m. car from New
Westminster; and the 3.30 car from
Vancouver and the 3.00 p.m. car
from New Westminster.
A large and varied stock of new
fall goods are being added to C. A.
McKillop's store, of w'.,ch full particulars will be announced in next
week's Delta Times. Both Mr. McKlllop and Mr. Tennant will be "at
the front" to see that customers receive good goods and the best of
attention. Now that Ladner people
are returning from Boundary Bay
and the Beach, consequent upon the
schools reopening, special attractions
will be on hand and particular attention paid to the wants of the youngsters, .    .' ��� -*�� ���--��� __-_. _,
Dr. tl. K. Hope
Eyesight Specialist
of New Westminster, will attend at Dr. King's office In
Ladner, on
Monday, August 19
Hours 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Dr. Hope specializes on examining eyes and fitting of proper
Coal mining rights of the Dominion,
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a lortion- of
the Province of British Colu.nbia, may
be leased for a term of twenty-one
years at an annual rental of $1 an
acie. Not more than 2,(60 acres will
be leased to one applicant.
Application foi a lease must be
made by the applicant ln person to
the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must
be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and ln uasur-
veyed territory the tract applied for
shall bo staked out by the applicant
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be
refunded if the rights applied for are
not available but not otherwise. A
royalty shall he paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate
of flve cents per ton.
The person operating the m!n& shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay the
royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not bflng operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
The lease will Include the coal mining rights only, but the lessee may
be permitted to purc.iase whatever
available surface rights may be considered necessary for the wonting of
the 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.
W. W. CC-r.Y,
Deputy Mlnlater of the Int-rior.
N.B.���Unauthorised publication of
this advertisement will not be paid for.
Successor to the Delta Mercantile Co., Ladner, B. C.
VICTORIA, Aug. 19.���Just 50
years ago yesterday, Victoria then
just commencing to experience the
throes of excitement consequent upon
the great gold rush to the Cariboo,
took on the airs of a metropolis, forsook Its previous irresponsible ways
and became a full-fledged, self-governed condmunity. On August 18.
1862, the City of Victoria came into
being as a municipality, and held Its
first election for mayor and councillors.
Another Costty Monument to Liberal
Incompetence b Liable to Fall in
OTTAWA, Aug. 20.���A second
"collapsible tower" scandal due to
Liberal mismanagement is said to be
in prospect, with far more serious
financial results to the public exchequer than were involved in the
fall of the famous Laurier tower
seven years ago. The massive square
tower oi' sto:ie riling over tiie entrance hall of the new million-dollar
Victoria Memorial Museum has, since
the completion of the building,
shown a disposition to part company
with the rest of the building. Cracks
have been discovered from time to
time in the tower walls, inside the
building, necessitating much filling
and plastering, and constant anxious
scrutiny by departmental ��� ngineers.
These cracks are plainly visible to
anyone who chooses to go into the
museum and glance up at the walls,
and are wide enough to strike terror
into the souls of persons nervously
disposed. Officials of the Department of Mines, housed in the museum, are said to work in constant
fear of falling masonry and to be
carrying large bundles of accident
School Time
A New Stock of School Supplies
Scribblers, Pencils, Indelible Pencils, Exam.
Pads, School Bags, Rulers, Paints, Pens
and Ink, Etc.
Papeterips, Writino; Pads, Envelopes, Pocket:
Memo Books, Ti��e Books, Counter Order
Books, Note and Receipt Forms.
Prints, Flannelettes, Cottons, Canton Flannel,
Sheeting, Towels and Roller Towelling, Blankets, Comforters. Sheets, Ladies' and Children's
Hose, Men's Work and Fancy Shirts, Jumpers,
Overalls, Socks, Boots, Gum Boots, Rubbers.
Oil Clothing.
Choice Groceries
Teas and  Coffees
Pure Maple Syrup, 90c per 2 Quart Jar.
Highest price paid for Eggs.
X   Westham St
Ladner, B. C.
vrr-     :��� 411
..to' >i
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************************** ********** ******** ********* THE DELTA TIMES
Shingle Prices Advance.
SEATTLE. Aug. 22���So brisk is
Ahe demand for Washington red tc-
��iar shingles and so limited the sup-
���ply that prices _iv jumping by
leaps and bounds. Yesterday tho
price of Star shingles advanced to
.2 at the mills, with a few whole-
���*-*aJei*s offering ns high as $2.05.
'These arc the highest prices paid
"for shingles since 1907. In September, 1907, the price of StarB touch-
���ed J2.50 and the average price for
-the year was $2.39. In 1907 special
brands of both Stars and Clears sold
_it substantial premiums.
Organize Army V. Ml Of A.
FORT TOWNSEND,    Aug.    22���
"With military pomp the army branch
��af the Y.  M.  C. A.  was  dedicated
Tuesday in  this city.    Twelve com-
juanies of coast artillery from Fort
Wordeu,   Flagler   and   Casey   parti
���cipated   in   the ceremonies,   headed
by   the   Sixth   artillery   band.     The
parade  terminated   tn   front   of  the
Tt. M. C. A. building when the several   companies    of    coast  artillery
were brought to attention.
Killed   hy   Explosion.
WILSON CRBDK, Aug. 22���F. A.
'UU. proprietor of the Grant, the new
hotel  at  Nephel,  ou  Moose  lake,  In
Southern  Grant county,  was  killed
Tuesday    by    the    explosion of tho
��� acetylene   gas   light  tank.     Reports
of the accident, ara meagre.
.No More i'liiii.iii^ Cups.
OLYMPIA, Aug. -..--On October
I the public drinking cup will be
banished from tho state. An order
*o this effect has been Issued by
ihe stale board of health In its revised rules and regulations regarding all matters pertaining to public
(health   in  Washington.
Get Big Match Factory./
8EATTLE, Aug. 22.���The largest match factory west of the Mississippi river, with an output greater than that of the plant of the
.Diamond Match Company at Chico,
Judge Howay Is Named Senator and
Bishop   de Pender   Ties for
Last Place.
(From The British Columbian.)
VICTORIA, Aug. 22.���Hon. F. L.
Carter-Cotton, M.P.P., was elected
flrst chancellor of the University of
British Columbia at the flrst convocation, which opened here yesterday
morning. Mr. Carter-Cotton received 676 votes; Sir Charles Hibbert
Tupper, 242 votes. The following
wore elected members of the senate:
R.E McKechnie, F. W. Howay, N.
Wolverton, J. S. Gordon, Mrs. J. W.
del*. Farrls, F. C. Wade, W. F.
Argue, W. D. Brydone-Jack, J. M.
Turnbull, E. W. Sawyer, Mrs. M. A.
Watt, C. D. Rand. Hon. G. Hunter,
J. M. Pearson. E. P. Davis and A. U.
del'encier tied and the election of
either one of these as the fifteenth
member will be settled by the senate.
J. S. Gordon was elected permanent
secretary of the senate. C. D. Rand
as treasurer.
Dr. R. Eden Walker, of New
WestmlnBter was elected on the ex-
oi ulive committee of convocation
which will also consist of Dr. O'Brien,
Nanaimo; W. H. Mclnnes, Vancouver; Cecil Killam, Vancouver and
C. H. Lugrin, Victoria.
Such  is the executive slate of the
new University of B. C, the result of
the sitting of the first convocation of
the institution held in    South Park
S<_^)ol    Assembly     Hall    yesterday,
when over five hundred yere present.
Professional   men   and   educationists
from  all over the  province  were in
attendance. The deliberations of the
convocation  were  marked    by    the
will be established in this city  unanimity of purpose shown and the
apitalists  of tiie northwest,  in-  earnestness and    dignity    attendant
oerporated   as   the    Pacific.     Coast'on an event which everyone present
.J___tc_t Company. The erection of the regarded   as   marking   an   epoch  In
-main   factory,   to  be  two  stories  in ithe progress and advancement of the
height, covering an area of 100x185 | province.      The   assembly   hall   was
S_��et  of re-enforced    concrete    con-  decorated with flags and bunting ln
���crete construction, will begin lmmo- , honor of the occasion  and  the dais
rtiatelv.       The     plant     completely | was a profusion   of   flowers.      The
���--���-���nipped   with   machinery  and   out- | chairman's table bore two large jar-
r-buildings will approximate    a    cost  dinleries of  white  and   red  flowers,
of between  $250,000 and $300,000. J>��  colors   of   McGill   University,   a
Will Keep Assay Office. I^bute to Hon   Dr. J oung. to whom
SEATTLE,  Aug.  22.���To  prevent   thf   creation   of   the   university   de-
Oe probable abolition of the United   velopment  has  chiefly   fallen       To
States  assay office  in  Seattle  after   ������� *����"of the dais   enshrouded in
July, 1913, and to absorb the differ- ��� tlor*:'  bower ,8atn tlJ��, bi^ of  w'3'
��_..Jal   in  assay   rates  now  in   favor   J10���*   "M>'*?"'" a  Ow ,'    and  on  the
Interest in Primary Elections    Now
Uppermost���Road Improvements
���Crop News.
of the San Francisco mint and Gug-
.ajHOheim smelter at Selby, the New
.'ieaitle Chamber of Commerce on
TlWliflllj assumed the burden of paying 7 5 cents lo Ibe depositor of
every thousand dollars' worth of
���^old'at the Seattle office.
Two   Electrocuted.
BURLINGTON, Aug. 22.���Charles
&Jr,\Ml of Seattle and Fay Pease, a
"15-year-old local boy, were instantly killed at about 3 o'clock Tuesday
ytfternoon while working about three
miles from this city on the line of
���Sbe Bellingham-Skaglt interurban
railway. Both were killed instantly
;��_.*.. all efforts to bring back tho
.-3-pajhg of life were fruitless. The
bodies were brought to this place
���and an inquest probably will be
:_.eld late this afternoon.
To liaise Funds.
.1ELL1NGHAM, Aug. 19.���The
matter of raising funds with wblcb
lo advertise the City of Bellingham
by   means   of   general   taxation   and
left was a beaver of large size, typl
tying Canada's national token of
Canadian industry. Above all was
a large shield bearing Union Jacks
and Canadian ensigns, and the new
university having as yet adopted no
colors, there was a catholic display
of bunting around the walls.
The Proceedings.
At ten o'clock His Honor Lieutenant-Governor Paterson entered
the hall.
On motion of Dr. Arthur, of Nelson, seconded by Dr. E. B. Paul, of
Victoria, Hon. H. E. Young was
elected temporary chairman of the
convocation, and Lieutenant-Governor Paterson addressed a few words
of welcome to the members.
Premier McBride was greeted with
great cheers. He very heartily endorsed the hope expressed by the
Lieutenant-Governor for the expansion and prosperity of the new university. He referred to Hon. Mr.
Young as the one man  upon whom
tiv-u   of   submitting   an   amendment the Kreatest measure of the respon
.*��*   the city  charter to    cover    this s|bj]jly of the university bill had fal-
polm is now  being seriously consid- *���,,.     It  wa8 lle who  jlatl  perfected
'..rod by the trustees of the Chamber the legislation and it was to him that
���of   Commerce,   together   with   plans the large measure of the success of
to r,B*i- the sum ��� proposition brought the enterprise was  due.      Dr.  Alex,
ivforv the state legislature In order I Robinson,   the     provincial    superln-
xIihi ii. county levy may be made for tendent of education, should also be
--* similar purpose. mentioned to the convocation for his
Raise  Assessments.
iwise    and    efficient    administration
II -Ll.1NG.IAM, Aug. 22���At least and for the benefit of his experience
five   ol  the   townships  of   Whut.com >���''���<��� I'iB counsel in matters pertaining
'���-I'l-Hity  are  due    for    a substantial   tn the university.
hi vizontal   raise   in   their     assessed i Degrees  in   11)14.
ralnatlons and it is probable that I Hon, Dr, Young gave an excellent
moi llinn this will be raised more resume of the legislation which had
. v leas by the county board of e**uull- been enacted since 1907. He stated
���-M-Sun before that board finally ad-  that next session  he  would ask  for
BLAINE, Wash., Aug. 17.���The
main topic of interest here is the
primary election on September 10,
and candidates for nomination as
state senator, superior judge, county
auditor, sheriff, county assessor and
other offices for Whatcom county,
have announced themselves as "subject to the will of the voters," etc.
The whole city, in fact, is full of evidence of the forthcoming elections,
and posters announcing the meetings
of the various Republican, Democratic, Progressive and Socialist candidates are to be seen everywhere.
The chief trouble is the difficulty in
getting qualified voters to register,
only about 300 out of 900 eligible
In three wards of the city having
registered up to date.
A somewhat sore point with residents in Blaine Is the withdrawal of
the Blaine-Seattle morning local    by
the G.N.R.. consequent upon the new
service    between     Vancouver,    New
Westminster   and    Bellingham,    via
White Rock. This is a practical illus-j
tration  of an  ill-wind  here  blowing
good for the benefit of the people on j
the Canadian side of the    boundary]
line.    It is anticipated that the new
service will tend to the better    acquaintance  of  the  good  people    of
Blaine with New Westminster    and
Vancouver, and vice versa.
Work on the public Improvements
recently authorized by the Blaine
city council was commenced this
week. The contractors were engaged
thiij week on the concrete foundation
of the Martin street pavement, and
the grading of H. street was also in
progress. The Blaine Water Company
are lowering the water mains along
part of H. street.
"Canada thistles," as they are called here, are getting as thick and
troublesome as they are on their native soil, although it is claimed by
Canadians that they were originally
brought over by Scottish pioneers,
who loved their country not wisely,
but too well. Anyhow, notices are
up here to "get after your thistles.
They are a disgrace to the town,"
and so forth.
Mrs. Hiram Ash, of Rock Bay, Val-
dez Island, B.C., is in Blaine for the
remainder of the summer.
It is stated that Mr. Jasper Lefavor
has sold his ranch of eight acres near
Blaine City to a Mr. Terrill, of British Columbia, for $2800.
Ex-Senator Fulton, of Oregon, and
party were in Blaine this week. They
left here on a tour through the
mainland of British Columbia and
Vancouver Inland, visiting the chief
cities and ceutres of the province.
Mr. S. Papas, of New Westminster,
was marired to Miss Lillian Hutchinson, of New Brunswick. l,<**t week, at
the church parsonage here, by Rev.
Japanese and other fishers of salmon will need to be on the qui vive
these days as the revenue cutter
Areata is now on duty at Point Roberts.
It is stated that the canneries here
are anything but satisfied with the
run of fish and the big price being
paid for sockeyes, now sixty cents a
flsh. Some of the fishers sell from
the boats at 50 cents, but 60 cents is
what the canneries here found It
necessary lately to pay.
The hay and oats crops in Whatcom county are said to be only fair,
rain having done considerable damage. Timothy hay has averaged
from $15 to $18 and oats from $25
to $3o a ton. The potato crop will
be large and of good condition.
Steveston    Tribute  to  the  Late
Mr.  W.  S. Trltes,  an Old
STEVESTON, B.C., Aug. 21.���The
sudden death of Mr. W. S. Trltes,
on Saturday, caused deep and widespread regret in Steveston, where
flags were hoisted half mast on all
the principal buildings and canneries.
Mr. W. S. Trltes, who was a
brother of Mr. F. N. Trites, the well-
known real estate man of Vaneouver, was one of the old-timers of
Steveston, and was exceedingly popular, having a genial disposition and
a straightforward character. Born
in Monoton, New Brunswick, 35
years ago, he came to Steveston with
his parents about 20 years ago, and
was always of a bright and optimistic nature. In his early years. Mr.
Trltes was employed as foreman and
ln other capacities in several of the
canneries here, and was a capable
and experienced man in* all that appertains to the fishing and canning
industry. Subsequently he engaged
ln farming, acquiring in time considerable property. During recent
years he subdivided and sold part
of his land, but still retained a large
ranch near Steveston. He had also
large holdings in different parts of
the province, and was reputed to be
a  wealthy  man.
He was a member of the Richmond council for several years and
took a keen interest in municipal
and  local matters.
He leaves a widow without children, although some months ago, Mr.
and Mrs. Trltes adopted a child. He
is also survived by six brothers and
sisters, who are: Mr. F. N. Trites,
of Vancouver; Mrs. S. I.utus, of
Steveston; Mrs. William Union, of
Moncton, N.B.; MrB. Charles Tilley,
of Vancouver; Alfred Trltes and
Hiram Trltes, of Lulu Island, and
the Rev. Ernest Trites, of Water-
ville, Maine. The deceased was a
member of the Baptist church.
The funeral took place Monday
afternoon from Green & Merkley's
chapel, Vancouver, and waB largely
attended by members of the family
and friends from Steveston and all
parts of the province.
Last of Four Municipalities Affected
Endorses North Arm  Harbor
Commission Project.
CAMBIE, Richmond, Aug. 21.���A
deputation from the Associated
Boards of Trade of Burnaby, Eburne,
South Vancouver and Point Grey,
waited on the Richmond council yesterday afternoon, and asked for the
co-operation of Richmond, ln an endeavor to obtain a harbor commission for the North Arm of the Fraser
river. After some discussion Reeve
Bridge, on behalf of the Richmond
council, heartily endorsed the
scheme, and promised that /Richmond would co-operate in any manner possible, and bear their share
of the necessary expense, in laying
the request before the government at
Mr. B. G. Walker, president of the
joint harbor committee, who was
spokesman, outlined the plans, and
pointed out the benefits that would
acme, not only to Richmond, hut to
all the other munlc%>alities bordering on the north arm of the Fraser
river, and added that the utmost
haste was necessary to bring the
mutter before the authorities at Ottawa.
Richmond is the last of the four
municipalities affected to fall Into
line, and the proposal to lay the matter before parliament will now be
vigorously proceeded  with.
touNrt.    The boftrd did not officlal-
���ij -onvenc and nothing that was
Base Tuesday went into the minutes
_.�� a matter of record. Members of
���������'.lit* board were present, however,
-i_.il   (.pent   the   forenoon     dlBCUSBlng
j-Jse township assessments,
-frald of Publicity,
.vEATTI.K, Aug. 22. -Mrs. Ilur-
���r/ei E, Balcb. a wealthy Boston wq
���__��n, who;,, handling containing
JllOOO worth of diamonds and $30,-
4t*V* in securities, was stolen while
thr was walling for a laxl at the
Canadian Pacific dock Saturday
m��Vi", Tuesday refused lo prosecute
tat McDonald, who was arrest ed
iv��tb the handling containing lhe|
���Qlim*bleS| and he was released on
tbesday afternoon when Mrs. Balcb
���.���i_-"i'*l at tho police station, secured
her diamonds and securities and nii-
n-tMiti'ed that she would not prose-
caf.o him on account of the dread of
in  Curb  Speculation.
OLYMPIA, Aug. 22 -Legislation
.t.uird to prevent the floating of pro-
;��������:������> like lhe ill-fated De I.arm ir-
'iRation scheme at Wuliluke was
o-jiluicil   by   Dr.   Delos   F.   Wilcox,
100 acres more land at Point Grey.
He looked forward to degrees being
(-inferred ,-it the convocation In l!*14.
He denied that the government had
ever made politica of the university
and maintained that the cautious
haste with which it had proceeded
wus fully justified by experience,
Character building was the great
duty of u university. That is one of
the duties that Will devolve on the
president. The government, he said,
was not prepared to make an announcement ns to who would be the
pn aid snt of tho un! ce: Ity, and
would  not   for several  weeks.    They
Premier Will Lend Countenance
Lacrosse   (iaino    Here on
Labor Day.
Sir   Richard   McBride,   premier
British   Columbia,  has  consented
face  off   the   ball,   at   the   Lacrosse
game between  Vancouver and  New
Westminster In  this city on  Labor
Day.      Acting   Mayor   Gray,   who   is
also manager of the lacrosse team, IX
obtained the premier's consent, while ?
In  Victoria on Tuesday.
The  Premier  lakes  great   Interest
in   the   lacrosse   team   of   hi!   native
iiiy. and although be does not have
an opportunity to attend ni.uiy of
ihe games, evinces a greal Interest Is
tbe results.
'I lie  boys
EBURNE, B.C., Aug. 19.���The
ladies connected with the Presbyter-
Ian church will hold a Japanese fair
on  Friday evening.
Mr. W. J. Bower, of Edmonton,
Is visiting Dr. W. Allan, of Eburne.
At the annual fair of the Richmond Agricultural Association, to be
held on September 26, $2,000 ln
prizes will be awarded, and the pro-]
gramme being drawn up will be a
varied and Interesting one. D. Mackay is the president, and Mr. E.
Cooney the secretary.
A superior school In connection
with the Point Grey school board
Is to be opened at Eburne on Monday, August 26. Mr. M. C. Gordon
Is the secretary of the school board.
The funeral was held this afternoon of the late Rev. Peter H. McEwen, aged 69 years, who passed
away on Tuesday night after an Illness of some time. The funeral took
place from the residence of Dr. E.
H. McEwen, son of the deceased,
1209 Fifth avenue, to the Olivet
Baptist church, where the obsequies
were performed by Rev. A. F. Baker.
The lute Rev. Mr. McEwen had done
much to build up the Fifth avenue
Ba.itist church, and had made a
large number of friends during his
five years In the city. These facts
were testified to by the large number of friends who had gathered lo
pay their last  respects.
An effective braid trimmed fall
walking suit of white French broadcloth trimmed with ocean wave design braid. Brulds will play an important part us trimmings this fall.
Corner Westham and  Delta
Favorite Resort for Automobile Parties
H. W. SLATER, Prop.
ha* en trying to find  a man. (in.l i Mr(i;,v. and  Tom   Donald   the  Official
are tit ill trying.     They wanted a man   trainer,   stales   that     although      the
..'  ��   ami of character, one who||)(,ys |1;n.��� |_een ,��� the ))jlik nf
i.iiion  all season,  there  will
the game bi Q^n-Ypffi SSt& *^*****W*^^^
unlay,  and  Tom
would   impress  tlle  young   men   and
young   women   with   tlie  strength  of
his   personality,   and   through   force
of example  and   mentality create au
elevated standard of life and culture.
They   diil   not   want,   he   said,   neces-
i sillily  to  get   B   man   who  has  spent
jhls  best  efforts in  getting a  reputation.     The government    of    it.    C,
jwou'd   rather    take    a    man     with
[Strength enough to make his ivptitu-1 but
|tion   here   in   this   province   building
up  the   B.   C.   University.      The  pre
let   up,   until   every   game
��� ���schedule has beep   played,
*e no
.if    the
 ,_ #
_____  A
K.C. One ballot was rejected, as ll
the voter had not registered, and five 9
ballot! were spoiled, the voters not jA
having signed  their  names. *
Lumber Co.
*���"'_,"���' "ir ,��r''��-' ot franchises ofi,tdenl nms, ,,��� ., m.in (lf admlnlstra-
.*.     sew    V,,.|.   public  service   i'otii-,���va .lV,miy .,,���,  a 8(.*10lar. and bave
i belli   attributes   to   their   fullest   ex-
rn-ifc.xion, In an interview Monday after several days spent studying the
"work of the Washington public Ber-
mico counpission,
>- Killed  by  Train
8EATTI.E, Aug. 22.���Miss Julia
'Putnam. 64 years old, was struck
and PsstmVOStf killed at 8 o'clock on
T-BeWiay  morning by an  interurban
jM-fn.* between Auburn and Algona
-nsuion. .Miss Putnam was walkng
;___>_*- the interurban tracks and tbe
uner said, after an investigation.
__ Was not a candidate for  the office,
.-tint ehe apparently became confused making a total vost cast for chancel-
t2-Htfn  an  approaching Interurban |lor of 618 votes, 376 of these being
--__ -. mf'iwaukee and stepped upon for the Hon. F. L. Carter-Cotton and
tote  _*ro__- track. ,        1242 for Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper,
The vote for senators  were distri-
I as follows:   Dr. IJ. ES. McKechnie. Vancouver, 414:    Judge    f. w.
HOWay,   New   Westminster,   3'I7;   Mr.
\. Wolverton. Nelson. 870;  Mr. J. ft.
Gordon. Victoria,    .16**;     Mrs. J. W.
del*   Farrls, Vancouver. 340;  *\ir. F.
. |C, Wade. Vancouver, 336; Mr. W. I'.
The toting. Argue, Vancouver,  3u8;   Dr. w.  D.
In The vote for the senators as an-1 Brydone-Jack. Vancouver, 302; Mr.
nounced by the scrutineers, ltev. T. J, M. Turnbull. Trail. 293; Mr. E.
Green and Mr. W. G. Gautuo, theyW. Sawyer, Sutnnierland. 253; Mrs.
having been assisted in the work by j M A. Watt. Victoria. 24.": Mr. C. I).
Inspector Denn of the department of! Rand. Vancouver,'230; Hon. O, Hun-
education, showed that the total j ter, Victoria. 223: Mr. J. M. Pearson,
number of ballots counted were 634 Vancouver. 222: Mr. E. P. Davis, K
of which 16 either did not vote for|c, Vancouver. 217: Rt. Rev. A. r.
chancellor or voted for someone who  del'encier, New Westminster. 217.
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.
w^fyeAes a Spec/ally of***
job anct
%Ms of
In the tie for the fifteenth place
on the senate It was announced that
under the University Act a decision
as to the successful candidate would
be_arrived_ at later;  i,��������fr����-)+��->������+++<++++++++��+>VM, knAm �� , �� fcfj wmfw$ >#��
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