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THE DELTA TIMES
Vol u me 7
LADNER, 15. 0. SATUR DAY, JANUARY 27,1912.
$1.00 A YEAR.
CONTRACT
A WARDED
Now Westminster Man Sooures Con-
tract f_r tlic Big Jetty at
Steveaton.
Despat.-h from Ottawa advises that
tenders have been opened for the construction of seven thousand feet of
jetty at the mouth of the Fraser, and
It is likely that the contract will be
awarded within the next few days.
There are eight tenderers, nf whom
Mr. T. F. .Sinclair, of New Westmln-
etea-, Is th. lowest, his price being
���$171,000. The .Norton-Griffith;* Construction Company, well known as a
British construction tirm. operating
practically in every pert of the world,
come next, with a tender of $190,000.
Mr. Sinclair Is the contractor who Is
now putting in the West End SSWI r-
age system in New We-stminster.
According to the terms of the specification iimlcr which tenders were
called for, this w.irk must be com-
epleteel anil .ie-e-.-pt.il within twelve
months from the- date em which the
succe-ssful bidder is notified of the acceptance of his tender. The jetty in
all Is 6f��0.n. feet in length, of which
3100 fee.t will be single bulkhead and
the re-m lining 3*00 feet -i elouble bulk-
ihoad. It will start from a point 968
feet from t'-e Gerry Point tide guage.
near Steveston, at which place it will
j*est on grass l.inei submerged at high
tide.
The completion of this jetty is regarded locally as the first important
step in tin development of the Fraser
-River as the great fresh water harbor
of the British Columbia coast.
THE REEVE       \DELTAfS
BUSY TIME
\ FARE WELL
IS BUSY
At Victoria II,. I- booking for lyc��is-
latiou  Which  Will  Benefit thc
Delta i >_��tri<-t.
BUSINESS     AT OTTAWA       MRS, CROSS
New Westminster Board of Trade ln-
teroated in tlic Delta���Will Liter-
view Dclbi.
VKTnl-JlA. Jan. 24.���'Mr. John
<'liver addressed the committee of the
Provincial Legislature yesterday with
regard to the situation created in Ladner by the municipality having made
a contract with the B.C. Electric
Railway for lighting the streets of
th6 village. It appears that under
the present law the whole district
would have to be taxed to pay for
this   lighting   and   an   amendment   is
sought whereby the- cost can be as-
.^.���.-..i i on those Immediately benefited.
Mr. Oliver also brought up the ques-
t ...ii of issuing bonds fe>r maintaining
tin- Delta dykes. These dykes are
now kept up by assessment, which
is seven dollars on th�� front anil runs
back to one dollar. As all of this
land would be submerged if the dykes
gave way, the present arrangement
Ls considered unfair and some new
basis  of assessment  is asked   in   re-
: spect   to   future   debentures.
HAS  SUBSTITUTE
CROP RETURNS.
OTTAWA. Jan. 25.���-The Census
rend "Statistics Office e.f thc Department of Agriculture issued last -.v.. It
the following bulletin giving the final
estimates of the area, yield aril value
of the principal field crops of the
i loir Inl oi for 19.-1. Tin- field crops
of- Can ida are- shown to have occu-
(.;������.I list year a total area of 32.-
--68,-000, and their value, calculated
at the- average, local market prices.
amounts to $56.'"..712,000. The area
under wheat last year was 10.374,000
acre's of which 1.172.00/' ner.-s wore
���fill wheat iri Ontario anel Alberta
and the production was 2.15,861,000
bushels e,f the value of $1 3<1,!"���-'.000.
Vail "wheat produced 26,014.000 bushels of >he v.a'ue of J21.401.00d. Oats
occupied 9.2.20.000 aere-s, and yielded
34S.irx.oiio bushels ..f th,- value of
SI 2*>.��12.0")0. barl.-y 1,404.000 acres
yielded 40,641,0100 bushels of the
value of I23.O04.-O.0O anel flax 1.132.000
acres, yielded 12.921,000 bushels of
���he v*alu�� of * 19.4R7.ooo. The combined area under rye. peas, buckwheat
mixed grains and flax Was 2.4S1.0OO |
e.e-res. the yield 44.9S6.0OO bushels and j
H��6 value 141.560,-WO. H.>ed and oul-]
Seated crops, comprising beans, corn
for "husking, potatoes, turnips and
either roots except  sugar beets  occu-
��� '.--d 1.063 000 ae-r..s. and yielded 170,-
SS4.O00  bushels  of Lhe  value  of  $73.-
��� -.0.0.110. Pugar beet in Ontario and
Alberta had an acreage of 2o s7s ->nd
,. y|fi��l of 177.OO.0 tons of the value
��� ' $'.16*..000. -"odder crops including fodder curn. hay, clover and alfalfa -ebo.v an acreage of S.290.000.
a production of 15,4-911.000 tons nnd a
value of $161 314.000. Alfalfa, a
record of which was taken feir tbe
first time., shows an area of 101 "-.i
acres with a yield of 2J!7.0o0 tons.
This valuable fodder cn>p is being
principally grown in Ontario, Quebec
and Alberta, the avcra"e y'elc" ner
ac*re f""' the whole, of Canada '..ring
Ei V.   tons.
Po- ti.e v.-a- 1911 the areas from
which the viele's are calculated wen
those of the recent Census ami the
resulting data are not therefore-
stric'lv comparable with th" estim-
a'es iif the three previous years which
were based upon the reports of selected correspondents. it may be
mentioned, .however, that the area and
production of wheat in 1911 exceed
by over 1.0'00,000 .acres and 6R.sr,2.-
000 bushels the estimates of 1910. A
more satisfactory criterion   .f tin  d f-
'*". ���    I,,.'-.   ,"i    the   two   j.-a.--ons   of
1911 anil 1910 is afforded by the-
nverage rates of yield per .uie which
for fall Wheat was 22.19 bushels in
IOTA against 23.49 In 1910, sprine
wheat 20.63 against 15.53, oats 37.76
against ''2.79. barley 2-8.94 against
24.62   and   llax   11.41  against  7.97.
in the three Northwest provinces
of Manitoba. .Saskatchewan and alberta the wheat production was 19 1,-
-83,000 bushels compared with 128,-
891,000 bushels, the estimate of 1910
<��f oats 212,819.000 compared with
120,753,000 and of harley 24.043,000
compared with 21,377,000. Th0 wheat
prndvcMon of 1911 in Manitoba was
60,275,000 bush. Is from 2,9SO,000
acres, in Saskatchewan 97,or.s oon
bushels from 4,70.-i,000 acres and in
Alberta 3fi,143,00'0 bushels from _,-
817 0.00 acres.
By provinces the total value of .all
field crops in 1911 was as follows,
rrin.'o Edward Island, $8,840,70*0;
Nova .Scotia, $14,297,900; New Brims-
wlck, $16,797,000; Quebec $103,187,-
ftOO; Ontario, $193,260,000; Man'toba,
���73,136,000; Saskatchewan. $107,147,-
000; Alberta, $47,750,000; British Columbia, $1,2.90,000.
Owing to the exceptionally mild
weather which prevailed during the
fall and carty winter, live stock art
reported as having entereel winter
quarters in excellent condition -As a
general rule, winter supplies are
ample.
Australian Invents Atta.luiieiH to Replace Present    Tires���Cadets
Coming to Canada.
MRLBOURNK. Ja.n. 25.���A contingent of Australian cadets will visit
Canada later on in the year, arr.v-
ing in Vancouver and travelling across
the Dominion. The Hon. George F.
Pearce, Minister of State for Defence
has accepted the Invitation of Canada
to send a representative party of cadets to take part in the great gathering of Empire cadets at Toronto Exhibition this year. At the conference
held here between tho Premiers of
tha various states and Prime Minister
Fisher of the Commo.niwealth, the former have rejected the offer of the latter to take over the savings banks
of the states and provide capital for
a Commonwealth 'bank. Mr. Fisher
likewise rejected the counter proposal
of ihe State Premiers tu grant the proposed Commonwealth bank a quarter
e>f their future 1-usiness. Arrangements have been made whereby 4000
Welsh Patagonians, who are skilled
Irrigators, win be brought to Victoria
and given employment on the Irrigation wotks now in progress throughout that state.
A Victorian, Mr. J. J. Charley, has
patented a motor chassis attachment
which will act as a substitute for the
pneumatic tiro. An English ciimpaoj
has been formed with a capital of
two hundred thousand pounds sterling
to acquire the British rights of the
invention.
TO DISARM THE GUARD.
PEKIK, Jan. 25���With a general
! massacre of the Chinese in Pekin, by
ithe Manchus who are again in eon-
jtrol of the city Imminent, foreign
diplomats here today demanded that
'the emperor disarm the Irnpelal
guard and as a precaution extra ball
cartridges have been issued to all
soldi.-rs iu Pekin.
Excitement throughout the city is
intense and residents of all the foreign quarters have- been notified not
Ito vctnure into the native section of
the city where there ia grave danger
of an outbreak of slaughter at any
moment.
The  prime object  of  the   Manchus'
hate  seems  to   be   Premier  Yuan  Sh!
Kai.     Yuan tears assassination at any
hour and 5000 loyai troops surround
'his   quarters   prepared   to   give   battle
'in  his defense.
In  all  the  native    part  of  the  City
Manchu   emissaries  are  busy.     They
are spreading reports that Yuan anel
I the Chinese leaders have sold  out the
;country   to  tbe  rebels,   who,   in   turn.
,are to hand it over    to the foreigner.
Whether they wil| be able to precipitate the massacre' is as yet uncertain,
but   practically   no     steps     are   being
taken    by the   authorities    to check
their activity,   ii is believed by many
I diplomats  that   the    government    is
r,-..i;>   winking at  the  i robabl'ity of
massacre,   hoping   that   an   outbreak
will bring foreign intervention,  which
now alone Bfcems lo offer any promise
'of waving the Manchu dynasty.
In   this  connection,   it   ls   reported
that   the   younger     Manchu     prin.es
.have received  assurances that,  if  opportunity offers, Japan will Intervene
'to stop the revolution.      The cabinet
I opposes appealing  lo Japan and  il is
'believed   that   the   warlike   Manchus
have  decided  that only by a general
massacre   will   the     opportunity     b';
given   lor  Tokyo   to   take   an   active
1 hand   in   the    settlement    of China's
| trouble*!.
(From The British Columbian.)
It was announced at last night's
meeting of the Board of Trade that
the board's efforts had been crowned
with success In the matter of steamship communication between this city
and Victoria, the owners of the
Steamer Alaskan having decided to
put ihat vessel on a triangular run
between Xew Westminster, Victoria
and Seattle, touching at way points
>viii a necessary, This service will be
weekly, in the meantime. Since "the
mooting in December, the transportation committee had be>cn able to secure from various shippers assuram-e
of sufficient freight to form a basis
on which th- service could be estab-
Itshed, and the vessel's owners, faithful tei iheiir promises, had taken I lie-
steps mentioned. Although It had
been tho intention at first to make
tho servic bi-weekly, the committee
had recommended a weekly trip.
which will enable the vessel to sail
on a given day each week and thus
make for stability.
Delta Business.
"The time is ripe for us to go after the trade of Delta," declared Mr.|
John R. Duncan, chairman of the
transportation committee, in repotting on the matter of tram communication with Ladner. lie pointed out
that Vancouver was determined to
capture this trade, that they would
move Heaven and earth to get it,
am] that they would finally take it
away from New Westminster by-
means of a bridge over Woodward
Slought, in spite of the fact that a
line up the south bank of the Fraser
to the Westminster bridge was the
ieigical solution of the transportation
problem for practically ail of Delta.
unless the people of the city took
prompt and effective steps to secure
such a line as the latter.
li was finally decided to leave the
matter in the hands of a committee
which wi'.i interview the Delta Board
eif Trade and ask'them for their cooperation in an attempt to have a
line built which will carry the trade
of Delta New Wcstminsterwarda.
The Mexican Trade.
Much of the evening's discussion
was of securing, holding or developing trade relations with various points
and the last business of the evening
was of the same nature, being introduced by Mr. L. B. Lusby, who drew*
the attention of tbe board to the fact
that the Canadian-Mexican S. S.
line had practically abandoned this
city as a regular port of call. Some
years ago, tho management of this
line had promised to make New
Westminster a regular call if certain
wharfage   facilities     were     provided
This line, Mr. Lusby pointed out,
Is subsldied by the Dominion government for the purpose of fostering
trade relations between Mexico and
Canada, but the subsidy Is about to
expire in a few months. The board
therefore unanimously passed a resolution calling on the government, before the subsidy is renewed, to insert a proviso In the agreement that
the vessels of the Canadian-Mexican
line make New Westminster a regular
port of call, and also that the same
rates be charged to this city as fo
Vancouver or Victoria. A copy of
this resolution will be sent to the
department, and also to Mr. J. ]_>.
Taylor,  M.F.
Peace  River  Railroad.
A resolution passed by the Fort
George Board of Trade and forward-
ed to tho local board for their approval was received and filed, after
Mr. W. J. Kerr had reported for the
special committee which had this
matter in hand, to the effect that
when in Victoria he had been present
at an interview with the Provincial
Executive granted to a delegation in
this connection. On that occasion,
Premier MoBride had stated that this
year five hundred miles of steel will
be laid on Vancouver Island, and a
proportionate sum of money expended on the mainland, which would
include the commencement of a road
between Vancouver and the Peace
river.
old  Age  Pensions  Discussed at Oon
Bl(-erable Length in tlic Dumiiiiou
House.
BLAZE) is nis.YSTitors.
ATHM-inC   OTATB.
Tb,.    Athletic   (^lub   is   m<��-tlng   In
I the toewn hall nn Tuesday and Thurs-
! day  evenings and  in spite cf tho fact
that the entire present equipment con-
I sluts   of a  Ret  of  boxing  gloves,   the
boys  are   Interested.       It  is  expected
' that   before   long   the   town   will   be
' able to boast of a fully equipped gymnasium.    Horizontal and parallel liars,
horse,  punching bag's, etc., havo been
ordered.
ARCH-BALD BLUE
Chief  Officer.
CHILLIWACK, B. (*., Jan. 25���Tho
barn, live stock, Implements and winter's feed of Mr. Charles Kerr, who
is farming the old Maynard's place,
were destroyed by fire last night.
Five valuable horses perished in the
disastrous blaze as well as buggies,
harness,  seed,  grain  and some cattle.
During milking operations a lantern was overturned an.l. exploding,
started a fire that in an instant had
turned tbe> big barn into a raging
furnace. The building is Insured but
the loss will be very heavy.
Mr. Kerr and family moved here
a short time ago from Vancouver,
having purchased this farm from Mr.
J. D. Maynard. Recently the family
was bereaved of a child who was
stricken with fever. Much sympathy
ls felt for them In this tatest misfortune.
SEATTLE, Jan. 2.4.���It has been
found that out of 23,000 voters already registered for the March election, one-third art women. One feature that has helped is the fact that
it ls not necessary for the women to
give their exact age. All they have
to do is to say "Legal age."
ANNUAL CONCERT.
The annual Glee Club concert will
be held on the evening of February
9 th, In McNcely's Hall. The choir
will embrace 60 voices under the ablo
leadership of Mr. E. T. Calvert. A
popular preigramme of glees will be
rendered and a number of soloists
will assist throughout the evening.
OTTAWA, Jan. IS���The House of
Commons debated old age pensions
yesterday and a net result of the discussion was as follows:
Hon. W. T. White gave an excellent
exhibition of careful parliamentary
work: Mr. W. K. .Vickie, M.P. for
Kingston, Stepped forward Into the
front rank among the debaters of the
nous..; the Conservatives as a whole
Showed marked sympathy with the
idea of social legislation, and the
Liberals, while divided, were rather
opposed tj it.
The subject cann* up in the form
of   a   resolution   moved   hy   Mr.   J.   II.
Burnham, M.P, for East Peterboro,
calling for a committee to investigate)
the subject, Mr. Burnham said that
end age pension systems were in
foroe m France and Germany ajid
were about to be Introduced into the
United States. ln all cases it was
found to work perfectly and was
worthy of consideration in Canada.
The basis of an obi age pension system, he said, wa.s doing away with
the indiscriminate and promiscuous
granting of charity and raising old
people of small means to the status
of  independent  citizenship.
With tha system in force, old people, Instead of being at the beck and
call of charitable or uncharitable
people as the case might be, would
be their own masters. ln Canada
there were about 30,000 old people
who would come within the scope of
the pension.
Tiie minister of finance said the
subject was one which naturally enlists sympathy. There was no more
pathetic spectacle in life than old
age confronted with privation and
poverty. The real question in Canada was. however, whether conditions were such as to require what
is admitted to be adverse criticism
ol this sort and whether if public
opinion is yet ripe for it. As tar as
he was aWare there had been no public agitation in Canada for legislation in Great Britain legislation
was preceded by an agitation existing almost over a generation. Agitation of that kind was necessary
before legislation involving an expenditure could or should be brought
about.
The minister compared British
unemployment with Canadian prosperity, and was inclined to think that
such relief as was needed could be
obtained from provincial and municipal charities as well as from filial
piety of sons and daughters.
"Do we wish." he added, "to announce to the world that we have
reacheel a stage when it is necessary
to enact oldage pensions?" The minister, however, acceded to a request
for a committee  to investigate.
Mr. A. Yerville was for old age pensions, anel said the labor men favored
them.
Mr. F. F. Pardee wished to see the
rural districts canvassed in behalf of
the existing system  of annuities.
Mr. W. F. Nlckle followed, and unhesitatingly favored old age pensions.
He doubted the accuracy of Mr.
Whites opinion that there had been
no agitation, and he declared that
Canada had reached a point where
that social legislation was needed.
The population flocks from *>--% 0111-
try to the city. The small factory is
being swept away, to be replaced by
great concerns, which dismiss men
the moment their powers begin to
fail.
The change in the cost of living
makes the care of age a greater burden than heretofeire. The '22: ~*
socialism has come; not that Social-
Ism which would rob a man of the
fruits of his labor, but the socialism
which will give to every man the
chance which will make sure that the
man who is down will not be kept
down by want of opportunity.
Dr. Clark 'Red beer) resented the
Statement that poverty in Great
Britain   was   on   the   increase. He
believed the percentage of poverty
in Britain was lower than in any
other country in Europe. There was,
he admitted, a danger that the measure before the house would tend to
the possible production of human
failures. He believed that charity,
if not wisely administered, produces
the  evil   it   is   intended   to   remedy.
After some further discussion tho
debate   was  adjourned.
Some other motions were passed,
and the house adjourned at 8 o'clock.
LEAVE -TRACKS ALONE,
���K*"l'-R1SDA!LK. Point Grey. Jan. 2".
���A letter from the municipal solicitor on the tram question was read
at Point Grey Council meeting on
Tuesday. The solicitor says that
under the decision of the Court ot
Appeal, "the ofllcers of the municipality, who undertook to authorize
the laying of the rails, had no authority to de) so, and their acts were,
therefore, not the acts of the muni-
ollp-ality. It <=eems clear that the
tracks aro so affixed to the streets
as to be incorporated with the land,
and assuming that this was done by
tho British Columbia Efleetrie without
authority, I am forced to the conclusion that in strict law the British
Columbia Electric. Railway Company
has no right to remove the tracks.
"As to the right of the municipality
to remove the tracks it is clear that
the municipality has the right to remove from the streets anything which
is a public nuisance.
Prominent   Member   <>f   Presbyterian
Church Choir Honored by l-'rii-iid.-
<>f  llie (V-llgre-gaUoll.
Mrs. G. I>. Cross was the guest of
I1.01.1r at a farewell party given by
members 'and adherents of the Pres-
byterian church on Tuesday evening
at the .home of Mr. anil Mrs. D. A.
McKee.
There were present about fifty
ladies and gentlemen, and a feature
-if thi- evening wa- the presentation
to Mrs. Cross of a purse of gold in
token of appreciation, .Mrs. cross for
ih,. past six years has iie.-n ,i valued
member   ,,f   tie-   Pregbj t. nan   .-him li
choir,   and   ha--   filled   the   p.,si'; ��� :
contralto soloist.
An informal appreciative address
was maele by the minister Of the
church. Rev. J. J. Hastie, and the
balance of th.- evening was spent In
music and gam.--,
Capt. ..rid Mrs. Cross leave very
shortly for Vancouver, when* they
..ill   make   their  home.
HOLD BELFAST MEETING
Conference Concludes There Will Be
No   .surrender���Unionists   to
Hold Hall.
LONDON, Jan. 25���The Home Rule
meeting will be held in Ulster Hall,
Belfast, on February _, as arrangeel,
tine! Rt. He>n. Winston Spencer Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty,
ind John F. Redmond, the Irish Nationalist leader, will speak if the determination reached today is carrieei
Into effect. A conference held in the
chief government whip's office this
afternoon, and attended by Mr.
I'hurchill, Lord Pierrie of the City of
Belfast, and Sir Rufus Isaacs, atteir-
ney general ithe last named to give
legal advice), decided to hold the
Belfast meeting. Mr. Redmond is
sufficiently recovered from his recent
illness to ensure his attendance. In
the meanwhile. Sir ile-nry Carson,
member for Dublin University and
former solicitor general, who is the
le-aeler in the fight against Home. Rule
visited Belfast today and had a Cdn-
fereni e with the leader of the Legalists. They perfected arrangements
to occupy Ulster Hall from February
7 until after February S, so as to prevent the Churchill-Redmond meeting.
Contracts have been entered wilh
caterers to supply provisions for 1500.
persons in the hall during these two
days. The military officers have held
a meeting in Belfast to consider
means to preserve peace.
CUP NOW
IN VICTORIA
���tiM'.M'l!   Trophy   Conveyed   t<>  Lo>s"is-
latlve Hall  by  Messrs.  Smith
and   Stuart-Wad.'.
Messrs. Asahael Smiih and C. H.
Stuart Wade went to Victoria last
Friday and escorted the- famous Still-
well   cup   to   the  Legislative   building.
As soon as the trophy was unpacked it was conveyed to the assembly hall, where parliament was In
Session, and was placed in a prominent position for the benefit of the
members nf the legislature.
A short intermission of business was
proclaimed in order that the ge-ntle-
men present might in ike a closer In-
spection.
General gratlflcaUon was expressed
anil many kind things were said to
Messrs.    iSmith    and     Waile.   for   the
prominent  part  played   by them and
the   eOftcieni   work   ac-complS-hed   in
order to win the- trophy.
Tbe cup for a while will be on exhibit;, .n in tiiH e'.P.l;. office window
in   Victoria.
Mr Smith arrived home on Saturday, visiting Aldergrove on the return
I ��� irney.
EBURNE.
LASS-TIIR���MILNER
On Jan. 23 at the Methodist church,
Bev. J. H. Wright united in matrimony, Mr. George J. L_--9ite.r and
Mrs. J. E. Milner, both of this district.
The-   bridegroom,   who   has  reached
the allotted  span  of life,  three score
ye-ars  and   ten.   is   receiving  the  congratulations of his frie-nds.    The bride
j has been living in the district for the
I past six months, and e-anie from Eng-
jiand.     They  will  make- their home  in
'the Delta.
DAIRYMEN'S   ASSOCIATION.
YH'Ti-IM.V Jen 25.���At the annual convention ..;' the B.IO. Dairymen's Assoi ation, he'd here yester-
: iy,  thi    :' ...     '     ���.-..-.-      ���'.    ' ���
ed  for  the  ensuing  year;
President. F. Bishop; vice-president, Mr. J. Thompson; dire-tors (for
the Islands), .Messrs*. W. Duncan, W.
Paterson and G. H. Harris, (for the
Lower Mainland), Messrs. J. M. Steve's.
P. II. Moore and A. B. Wells; (for
lhe I'pper Mainland), Messrs. A M:-
Quarrle and P. Owens.
Late in the afternoon the Hon.
Price Ellison presented the cups and
prizes won  at  the competitions.
OI*_*rci-RS   ED-XTED.
The following officers of St. An-
I drew's   Presbyterian   church,   I-adner.
were elected on Thursday; Managers.
j Messrs. K. I). Simpson. N. A. Mc-
iDlarmld, ID.  A.  M��-Ket, K,   D.   Ben
-..a. D. B. Grant, and R, Lamble:
I secretary-treasurer, N. A. McDtar-
!mid;   auditor,   Mr.   K.   D.   Simpson
SILVMROCK'S ANNUAL.
The  annual  me-ctlng of  the Sham
' rock Lacrosse Club of East Delta will
j be  held   ln   the o"d sohool  house  on
Wednesday evening, January 31st, at
8 p.m. All the memberra and sup-
i porters of the- Shamrock Club are re-
| quested to attend and also the mem-
I berg of the opposing clubs. After
j the business has been transacted, the
meeting   will    take   the   form   of   a
smoker.
_c .niing to advices received from
the builders in Montreal, the new
common battery switchboard for
Eburne office should be shipped from
that city on February 1. With this
switchbnnrd installed the subscribers
of the Eburne office will receive iden-
t*ic*a-ty the ?rime class of servic,, as
is furni?hi'el In the city of Vancouver.
As in the oi-ec with all common battery Installations, the use of the
crank on subscribers' instruments in
��� Ing intra! will be eliminated, the
connection being secured by the sim-
epte operation of removing the re-
r fr��m the hook. The e-eimpany's
1 present office building at Eburne Is
bo lie rear'rahtred to receive the new
equipment, and the quarters will be
. I ti" su b tlmfe as the company
de Id. -   lo  erect  a   new  building.
Another blasting   teeiden!   occurred
nn   Friday   of  last   week.    All   Muric.
I an   Austrian   working  on   a     sub-con-
tract from Mr. tPre-scott, who has the
I contract  for  clearing a   lore,,  portion
I of    tho   O.P.'R.   holdings   known   a3
second  Shaughnessy,    was   struck   by
a  Hying root and  severely  injured.
The injure;.! man was working about
100 feci from the blast but did not
get to cover. He saw the root coming and tried to doelge it. but misjudged the distance, the root striking
him on the head anel knocking him
unconscious, in which state he remained  frr three hours.
Constable Walker, of Point Grev.
was on the scene shortly after the
accident occurred. He telephoned for
tbe city 'ambulance, hut was told It
was out of order. He then got another vehicle and conveyed the in-
jtire-.d  man  to the hospital.
At the Iirst meeting of the Point
Grey council, Reeve Harvey wis in*
the chair, and at roll call, Councillors
L.eekin, Welsh, Richardson, CKigston
and Allan answered to their names.
The Reeve announced th.�� following committees fer the ensuing vear:
Board of Works���Chairman. Councillor Richardson; committee, all
members eif  the  board.
Finance ������ Chairman, Councillor
L-ock-lin and Councillors Richardson
aad  e'iua-ton.
Wet.-, Sewerage and Transportation���Chairman, Councillor Clugston,
and all members of the council.
Plans and Parks Chairman, Ooun-
.- ���' r Mian ami Councillors Clugston
and  Welsh.
Health,   .Light   and    I' ': s    Chairman,  Councillor  Welsh   ind  Council-
I  rs 1 Hi hai-dson .'.ml <Mugsti n
It  was moved   by Councillor  Rlch-
, ardson thai  th,- standing committee*
appointed   by   the   Reeve   be  adopted.
: ''irried.
Moved   by   Colincillor     Richardson
' and see, nded l.y 1' lunclll ir .Mian, that
���Mr.  S. Churchill   be  granted  the  use
,.f th,- Munlclp '  Hit! ..n We'.in, sday
��� vein.:-,   .lamia'-.   -1   tor  a   political
. 1 air.    Carried.
1 oi   in. ';..;:   it   was  de ided   to  continue holding tin- ...        mi      ngs fof
I the r'irr- n:  year ��� n  th* Hrsl Tuesday
tag   in   ��� ich   month.
WOMEN   \M�� Till. VOTE.
GOOD   TTOR*!T0S.
Geo. Grant and R. I��. Handforo
I came   in   from   the   east   this   week.
bringing with them a bunch of about
slrteen splendid horse-H. The animals
j are   an   unusually   attractive   looking
lot and  will all sell at a good  price.
A   number   of   horses    have    already
been snapped  up.
LONDON, Jan. 26���According to a
poll taken by the National Leagu. f"r
Opposing Woman Suffrage, tha w ���
men of England are not v. ; ready f. r
the ballot The canvass, confined to
woman municipal electors, coven i
100 districts and lias been in progress since April, 1010.
or   the   135,421   canvassed, -;
\  against   suffrage,   21,725   lor   i .
9356  vver ��� neutral, and  T>7.11-  declil
, cd lo .-
The idea originated from one of
Balfour's speeches in which he said
that ho would reconsider his position
against the so-called conciliation bin
���If   he   found   a   desire   on   the'   part   of
the women of England tei vote.
FARMERS'   BALL
Elaborate preparations are being
made for the ball on Feb. J, under
the auspices of tho Delta Farmers
Institute. The affair has bee-ome recognized as one oi the event* of the
year and there is no doubt but that
MoNeely's Hall will be crowded, and
a tirst-clasa time enj-oyed by those
who  attend.
HOME DANCE.
Mr. and Mrs. ('.Arthur entertained
a p irty of about fifty guests at their
home on the Sbmgh Road, on W< d-
nesday  night.
The whole .if the lower portion of
the house was cleared for dancing,
and a genuinely good time was enjoyed. Music was provided by Howard Bros.' orchestra and a dainty
supper wa_ served during the evening, j THE DELTA TIMES
SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 1912.
STEVESTON AND      j
ITS INTERESTS i
News of the Fraser River Port Town !
���Business, Social and Personal
e���A Presentation.
iSTHVlESTdN, B.C., Jan. 23.���The
federal government having now made
an appropriaition of $200,0-00, to provide for the construction of the pro- |
posed jetties at the mouth of the
Fraser River, an early start is looked
for.
Qt  is  expected,  if the .promoters of
the dry dock scheme succeed in their
realty   deal,   that   "Steveston   will   be
one of the leading poTts on the Coast.
Orange Order Social Items.
The ladies of the Orange Society
held a special meeting on Friday evening to complete arrangements
for their leap year ball on January
26th. It is their intention to make
this function one of the most successful of the season, ��pod music
and a good floor as well as courtesy,
is  promised.
The semi-monthly dante at the
Orange Hall, Friday evening, was well |
patronized, especially by the young
people. The music furnished by Miss
��. EsteTbrook wa.s well received. The
"harn    dance"    was    very     gratifying.
taking nine encores to satisfy the
erowd. Mr. J. GHeinzlr helped greatly to carry out a most enjoyable evening.
The Social Club.
iA meeting of the Citizens of Steveston was held on Monday evening to
choose a suitable num.- for the newly
re-organized club. It is now finally
decided to name it the "Steveston
Social Club." The contractor is now
busy remodelling th. opera house to
he ready for their basket social and
dance on February 2nd. .Good music
and a good floor is promised. The
ladies arp kindly requested to bring
a basket. A motor car has been engaged to convey the distant guests
to Vancouver and way points. 'Every
one  is cordially  invited  to attend.
Orange  I-O-dge.
The regular monthly meeting of
the Steveston Orange (Lodge was held
In their hall. No. 9 Road, on Monday.
Bro. Gto. Shn-tielil, of Vancouver, was
in the worshipful master's chair and
Bro. Chas. "Elliot, eif the fame city,
in the deputy master's chair. Three
candidates were initiated to the purple and blue degree and four candidates to the R.A. degree. There
were visiting mmhers from the Vancouver and Eburne lodges. Amongst
those from Vancouver were Bros. J.
McGlashan, Worshipful Master, King
fcldward Lodge; M. Abercromble, G.
Sho-field, J. Atchison, R. McGregor,
(Cole, C. Elliot. J. Tooley, J. Huggart.
"Prom Eburne, Bros. P.. Owens, R,
Forbes and W. Burns.
The local lodge will meet again on
Feb. 19th and every third Monday of
the month.
Year's Business Good.
Stocktaking is now in full swing
In Steveston. The Emporium, G. H.
Hodgson and Rotinowitz store* all report a very successful and financial
y-tar.
The Steveston Transfer Co. has
converted a living reiom an.l enlarged
their office. It is the intention of
the company to huild an addition to
their barn to comply with their Increasing  business.
Mr. J. ID. o'Neil reports real estate
is on the move again.
G. H. Wescott is getting a ready
sale for his home-made saurkraut and
is kept busy shipping it to the vari >us
stores in  the city.
Person**:* News.
���Mr. B. Lute is seriously il! at the
home uf his parents. Mr. and Mrs.
.Lutes, Fourth avenue. Ills many
friends wish him a speedy recovery.
Miss Biddii'k. who had a slight attack last Keek, is progressing favorably, and  is well  on  to recovery.
Fritz llazer and Chas. Manz. of
the' Commercial and London hotels.
"respectively, are leaving this district
to take up positions in Vancouver
Their many friends wish them . very
success   with   their  departure.
Mr. T. Johnson, who has been ab-
Rcnt from Steveston for sunn- time,
paid   a   visit   her,,   last   month.
While assisting in erecting a barn
at the Hodgson place. Alex. Black
had th.- misfortune t" fall from the
building and sastain..i serious Injury,
Ills many friends wish him a speedy
recovery.
Mr. (1. I-'. Franklin, manager of
interurban lines of the B.C.E.P..,
paid   a   visit   to   Steveston   on   Sunday.
Miss Addie Marling, of Vancouver,
is visiting Mrs. S. O'Neil fe>r a few
days.
A  Presentation.
A pleasant ceremony took place on
Thursday evening at the home of Jas.
McCulloch, No. 2 Road, when Reeve
Wm. Bridge, on behalf of the guests,
���presented Mr. anel Mrs. .McCulloch
each with a .solid oak e-hair. also .Mrs.
Hewitt with a leather hound Testament, .and C. McCulloch with a book
of seings. Mr. Bridge, in a few words
spoke of the many friends they had
made since their nine years nf residence in this neighborhood. .Mr. McCulloch responded ami expressed his
appreciation of their gifts. Rev. AVm.
Ross also spoke a few- kind remarks
of the prosperity Mr. Me-Culloch had
attained in thc- district. After the
singing of "Jolly Goeid Fellows," by
the guests, songs an.l music were
Tendered by Messrs. Wm. Ross. Mr.
Lewis and Mr. an.l Mrs. Fairman.
Tea and cake were served by the
hostess and ladies. It was not until
an early hour that the guests departed to their homes, remarking on having  spent  a  pleasant  evening.
For the Children
When   Ted   Comet
tha    Fun     Begins.
8
lh. Isn't It lively st our house
When our young cousin Ted spends th*
day!
lie enn think of more things In a minute
Than   would  take  us  a  whole  week   tc
play.
The last time he came lt was barber.
And he used all of daddy's best soap.
I'ou ought to have seen the piazza.
It'll never tie welter.  I nope,
-ml then wben tie goes Its still lively.
We wonder how we ever could dare!
And we wouldn't so much mind what follows
If our cousin would stay for his share
��� Vouth's Companl-ss.
Carloads of Crawlers.
There were five full carlonds of 8
jtieer kind of freight that recently left
he far western states for tbe east
l'he carlonds were of wriggling, writh
ing. cold and clammy snakes, and
most of them were poisonous. They
bad been collected in different parts
nf California. New Mexico and Art
conn and in northwestern Mexico, ano
(here were 1.700 of them altogether.
There were twenty-four different kind.
of snakes in the five carloads, and they
were of all sorts and different lengths
If they had been stretched out in a
line tliey would have measured nil ol
three miles, aud three miles of snakes
Is no small matter. The shipments
were made to different zoos in the
eastern cities and to Europe, where
the small children that speak queei
languages will call them by names
that would sound funny to the boys
and girls of this country.���Chicago
News.
EXPECTING JETTY
O CONTRACT AWARD
O 	
O        OTTAWA,   Ont.,   Jan.   2 5.���
O While the jetty contract is not
O yet formally awarded, there is
O no   Indication   of  delay  In  ac-
O tion.    Mr.  T.   P.  Sinclair,    of
O New  Westminster,  whose  ten-
O der was lowest,  is in    attend-
O ance ready to sign acceptance
O when called on.
o
IOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
A VERNON FATAMTY.
A Puzzle Game.
Here Is a pencil and paper game for
the puzzle loving, lt can be played
by any number. Starting with one
given word, tbe test la to change 11
Into another given word by changing
only one letter at a time, and th* winner ts be who arrive* moat quickly
at the result and by tbe shortest process. For instance, suppose tbe word
"dog" to given to be changed into
"cat" The best method would be
dot. cot, cat Of coarse longer words
���re more difficult, bat usually patience
will bring success. For instance, the
word "fast" may be changed Into
"slow" by tbe following steps: Past,
last lost. loot. soot, slot, slow. Perhaps there ls a shorter way that a
little study will discover. If tbe party
is large It is more fun to play tbe
game with groups of two as partners.
VERNON, Jan. 6.���"Frew Year's joy
was turned to gloom for many in
this city and district when the news
circulated on Monday morning of an
appalling fatality at the B.X. Ranch,
about three miles from Vernon,
whereby Mrs. Alex. Me">one!l, one of
the most esteemed among the ladies
of this part of the Okanagan, had
met with her death in a lire which
destroyed their residence in the early
heoirs of that day.
The details of the distressing affair are as follows: The family at
the B.X, Ranch did not retire until
about half-past one on Monday morning, one or two visitors having been
in to watch the old year out. About
half-past three. Mrs. Mclionell, who
was the lir.st to notice the fire, gave
the alarm, and awakened Mr. Mr-
Donell and the rest of the household.
It was seen th it tire had started in
the wall 'behind the open fireplace
in the sitting room, and had already
gained considerable headway, the
room and hall being full of smoke.
Mr. Mclionell, and Miss K. McDonell.
the oldest daughter, made an effort
to nue.st the flames by throwing water
on them, and seeing this was of no
avail they hastened out to a hydrant
near by, which is part of the Vernon
city tire protection system, and is furnished with a hose for just such
emergencies as this. Unfortunate- the
hydrant was frozen, -and would not
work, it being about 15 below zero.
On their return to the house. Miss
McDonell askeel where her mother
was. and somebody replied that she
had gone to an outbuilding with the
two youngets children. The bedrooms
upstairs had been visited by Miss Mc-
Ponell and found tn be empty. Thev
then engaged themselves in moving
out some of the furniture from the
front room, when Miss McDonell
again becoming alarmed at her
mothers' absence, rushed upstairs and
called to her She thinks she heard
her answer from the attic. By this
time the fire and smoke had reached
such a pitch that she was compelled
to retire.
It appears certain that for some
reason the unfortunate lady went up
to the attic, after having seen that
all the occupants o" the boi'��-> he-*
safely gotton out. She proba/bly was
overcome by the smoke, though exactly how she came to her death will
never be known. As soon as the fire.
which completely destroyed the house,
had burned out, a search of the ruins
was made, and a few calcined bones
were found.
I jOITG IIEEH���SKI-K IKK.
PORT HANEY, Jan. 1ft.���A fashionable marriage ceremony was witnessed by a large cotngregiatlon in St.
Andrew's church here on Wednes
day 17th inst, when Mr. Nelson Seymour Lougheed, of the flxim of Mesw*
Abernethy & Lougheed, and Miss
Ruby Louise SclKirk, second daughter
of cr-Reeve Selkirk were unite" in
holy wedlock by Rev. M. M. Reid.
The brid-tagroom was well supported
by hie brother Mr. Millar L-miigheed.
The maid of honor was Miss aKthileen
J-e*yi Selkirk, sister of the bride,
gowned in grey satin with overdrew
of grey ninon and carrying a. bauquel
of white chrysanthemums. The four
flowers girls, sisters of the bride and
bridegroom, euuh dressed in beautiful canary silk mull with satin
trimmings carried baskets of yellow
..hrysainth-emume. The wieJdkng
march was played by Miss Lougheed.
"The A'olce that Breathed O'er Eden,"
was sung by the Haney quartette.
The bride who was gowned in elegant
cream satin with overdress of dew
drop ninon and Who oarrled a prayer
book, was led to the altar by her
father. There -were many valuable
gifts im'lueling a cabi.net of sllv-tr
from thc employees nt I'.burne, and
handsome brass bed and eider-down
quilt from the employees at Haney.
Alter the ceremony the guests adjourned to the home of the bride
whero luncheon was served. Mr. an.l
Mrs. I.ougheed arc to ppen.l their
I'.one ymeion m Ottawa, Montreal nnd
Eastern clt:es and on their return
will reside in Eburne. U.C. Among
the guests were Misses D. II. Loug-
husil,   II. i.ougheed  and   Mr.  and   Mrs
John Abernethy, of Eburne; Mr. an i
Mrs. Thos. VV. Falconer, of Stewart,
B.C.! Mr. and Mrs. Han McLeod, Mrs.
Ainslie, Mrs. Macdonald. Mrs Neil
j-to'Wle, Miss Jucne Falconer, Vancouver; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Abernethy
Mr. and Mrs. 'I'. Patexscvn, Mr. and
Mrs. Chun hiard, Mr. II R-oddls, MlSB
N'ellle Ferguson, Miss Reid. Rev. O.
II. Findl-y, Rev. and Mrs. W. M.
Reid, Miss Ohalletn, Mr. Golden,
Haney.
MIl.l.loNAlRi; FEIjS' OFFER.
TORONTO, Jan. 2'1���Thc remarkable announcement that he would duplicate whatever am i i.it ''annda
might choose- to p it up tu figit l"i
tho single tax m litis I'oOl'tl.* was
made by Mr. Joseph i .-:s nllliocalrs.
in the course of an address before
he Tax Reform League of Eastern
'.'ana.la. Mr. I-VIs limited his donation only to his milliofis. Fifteen
business      men promptly      pledged
the-inselves to contribute an amount
equal to half their business tax for
one year, to open a campaign fund.
In Missouri Mr. Pels has made a
similar   jffer.
DATES  OF  THE  FAIRS.
Third   Annual   Convention   or  II.   ('.
Fairs'    Association    Arrange-.
Time ot  I'M- Shows.
VICTORIA, Jnn. 21���The thirl annual convention of the B. C. Fsi.s'
Association, held In Victoria Mend iy,
was concluded that evening with the
setting of the circuit fair dates li
which the annual lair for Vi.-ioi-i.i at
the agricultural grounds was fi,';l.o
take place In lhe first circuit, .he
one covering the island, de.itemh-.T
24 to 2<i. The forty-lour delegates,
and ethers present heard the minister
of agriculture, lion. Price li.lh.-Hon,
and other speakers. They also adopted a siandardi-ation for weights of
animal exhibits. Officers of the department spoke on matters coupe t. d
with their branches of the agricultural and fruitgrowing work, and tin:
convention closed as having been the
most successful of the three annual
ones held.
The circuit elates as agreed ���� are
as follows:
First   circuit���Islands,     Sept.     1.
Vlctoria,   .Sept.   24   to   2S;      Nunnlmo.
Sept.  it to ii'; Shawnigan, Kept. -���*���;
Cowichan, Sept. 20 to 21; I'oui.ix. 'nt.
l  and  2;  N. and S, Saanlc'h, Oct,   I
and  ,.;   Albi rni,  Sept,  13.
Second circuit- Kent, Sept, 12 and
13; Mission, Sept, -'t .mil 26; Coquitlam, Sept. 21; Maple Itidge. Sept. 25
-yid   26;   Chilliwack,  Sept   ID   to  21;
MatsquI. Sept.  2C and  27.
Third circuit- Nicola, Sept 2a;
Revelstoke, Sept. ll and 12; Kamloops, Sepl. IS to 20; Arrow Lakes,
1 let. I ami ;,; Vernui, Sept. 33 to 25;
Armstrong, Oct. I.i and 17;  Kelowqa,
Sept.   2.    ilnl   2,';   Salmon   Ano.   Sepl.
27   an,I  28;   Sumiue-i laud.   Oct   2V  .m!
31.
Fourth   Circuit ��� Vancouver,    Aug.
10   to   li.   North   Vancouver.   Sept.
Central  Park, Sept.   12 ami   19;   Delta,
Sept.  2o and  21;     Surrey,    Sept.  21;
Uingley,   Sept.   25;   Richmond,   Sept.
26 und  2e,  New   Westminster,  Oct  1
to 6,
Kit Hi circuit���Cranbrook, Sept, IS
! an ll'. Nelson, Sepl, -��� lu 26; Gran i
I Forks,   Sept.   2C   anel   27;   Kaslo.   ...'.
;! ;    VVin.1i rn . re,   Sept.   2a   and   2 i ;
Trail,   Sepl,   .;.  and   26;   Greenwood,
Sept   80;   Go de i,   .-��� pt   -1   and   26;
New 1 lenver, Oct. 2   I ������. Ila C. ola. ' . i.
fall him in the hour of trial. This
system has been provided under the
Canadian Government Annuities Act,
In regard to which you may obtain
literature of your Postmaster, or an
application to the Superintendent of
Annuities,  Ottawa.
PASSING   OF  PIOM-'r-R.
MIST   DIE   FOR   IT.
AXiBANV, N.T.. Jan.  24.���Governor
| John  A.  Dix  reef-used   today  to interfere  with   the  execution     oif    Albert
Wolters, whei was sentenced to death
for  the  murder  of  Ruth  Wheeler in
New  York  City.     The  execution  will
tane  place   here   early   next   Monday,
j Two years ago Wolters advertised for
a stenographer, and  when  the young
girl replied he murdered her and dis-
I membered her body.
GBXIfS, FAME, POVERTY.
'harles  D ���';. ns made   120*0,000    m
one lecturing toui; bul his dti e
a.'.ts, it is said, are now In want Hii
eldest son. Alfred Tennyson, wh se
sudden death was recently recordtd,
had been travelling through the State!
it .,,,. .-.-���   ���   ; un s In a    en !* a*, or to
keep the family pot boiling. Tragic
incidents of this kind are ef ,!ai*>
occurrence, and yet they mil-e as
little imprtssion upon as the rain on
tht duck's back. One of our newspapers in commenting on the pathetic facts asked the significant que*>-
tion: "What is to become of us wh. n
we are old?" There is but one answer: A man must save in his youth
if he will have a "nest egg" ln thf
days when his locks are hoary and
his earning powers have departed.
But that it not all. He must adopt
a  system   of   saving   which   will   not
(From  The  British  Columbian.)
t'LOVBRUALE,    Jan.     23. ��� Mre.
*ary McCal'lum, wife of C. W. Mc-
Callum, of Clayton, died at her residency on Sunday mor,ning, January
21, at ">:3j a.m. Mrs. Modal I urn Came
with her husband tn Clayton about
20 years ago. At that time there
were poor roads and tiie country was
sparsely settled, yet in spite of adverse surroundings she made a comfortable home and won the respect of
a large circle of people throughout
the municipality. She was .8 years
of a-ge anel some years ago united
with the Methodist church. During
the few weeks of severe sickness
everything that medical skill could
do and all that kind hearts could devise for her comfort was done. She,
however, felt that she iwas not long
lor this world, ami e>n Thursday
morning gave her parting words of
'advice and benediction to her _a_nilr
--with true patience and with a nplrit
of resignation she awaited the sum-
mont   Of  the   Master,   which   ea'me   e,,i
Sunday morning, she is survived by
her  husband,   Mr.  c.  w.  MoCailum,
two daughters, Mrs .Harry Walinsley,
Sapperton; Mrs. Jam as A. r.est .idai,
and a sou, I.. .1 .Me-, ".i ] 1 iriti. who have
the sympathy of many friends at this
time of sorrow, The funeral took
place on Tuesday ami was conducteel
by Rev. T. H. Wright, of Cloverdale,
who held service at the house and
also at the grave. Tho interment
took place at the cemetery of the
Methodist church, Surrey Cejitre. The
Odd Fellows' attended ln a body to
show their sympathy with the family.
The following members of the order
acted as pall bearers: II. Hadden,
Alex. Matheson, Henry Parr, II. Bose,
A. T. Rrown, Vancouver; Mr. Herbert
Gilley, New Westminster; H. T. Thrift
of White Rock. Amongst those who
sent beautiful floril wreaths wer* :
The I. 0. O. F.. three links; Canadian OrJer of Chosen Friends, Mir.
and Mrs. R. Host. Mr. and Mrs. Jos.
MoCailum, Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln. Miss
Violet Lawrence, Mrs. Teskey, M-
and Mrs. David Hadden. Cloverdale*.
The Misses Walmslcy. Mr. a.nd Mr-
Charlie Cameron. Mr. Cameron, , I
Sapperton: Mr. A. G, Marshall, ol
South Westminster; and many others
w*>re noticed as coming from a di*-
lajice, be-sides the residents of tV
community who were pre?sent .:.
;arge numbers.
SEVrTI.I. "tlAKKKT.
BRATTLE, Jan. 28���P.utter: Washington e-reamey firsts, 35c; eastern
fresh, ."lOc to 43c; do storage, 2Sc to
30c. Eggs: Local ranch, 32c; eastern fresh, 2i.c to 32c; storage, 26c to
30c. Onions: Yellow, J1.50 to $2 per
sack; red, $1.75 to $2; Walla Walla"?
11.50 to $1.75. Potatoes $2�� to $30
per ton. Hay: Timothy, Eastern
Washington, $20; do Puget Sound, $15
to $16; straw, $9 to $10; alfalfa, $16.
Oats: Eastern Washington. $.2 to
$3.1 per te.n; Puget Sound, $30 to
$.1-'.
The Giraffe.
Giraffes have been known in Paris
since a comparatively recent date
only. Tiie earliest specimens came
there during the reign of Louie XVI.
From a Frenchman of about that
time, an explorer named Levalllant.
who hud traveled among the Kaffirs
and Hottentots, these animals with
the long necks were first heard of in
France. Nobody believed his story,
nnd he was laughed at until some living specimens arrived in the French
capital and he established his credit
for truthfulness.
Shiloh's Gun
-mi-CKLV   STOPS  COUOHS.   CURES   COLDS.
(MEALS THC THROAT AMD LUNGS. 2S CENTS
Little Helpers.
Do you know what the children who
do things to help one another are
called'' They are called "little step
savers." and a great blessing they are
lo many a tired mother. l*or their
own growth it is necessary for children to run nod walk n great deal
Hy saving steps for mother they ar��
helping themselves to grow and doing
a great kindness to mother at the
��nme time
Conundrums.
When is a gentleman's shirt like the
heavens at night"! When bespangled
with stars.
What would contain all the snuff In
the world?    No one nose (knows).
Why does a gentleman look first on
one side and then another when walking down the street? Because be can't
look on both sides at tbe same time.
What small animals are always seen
at social functions?   White kids.
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AT  HAHKOW
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Correct Pronunciation.
The correct pronunciation of the
English language and all foreign
words in common use is becoming a
subject of interest and importance to
those persons who e-an appreciate the
great advantage of possessing the
ability to spent correctly. To render
conversation most delightful to a cultivated ear the pronunciation of every
word must be correct.
Game ef Crambo.
Bach writes one or two nouns on one
lllp and a question on another, or both
may be written on one. All are shuffled and drawn. An answer to the
question Bust be written in
bringing la the nouua.
��� THE EtBELS THiett-JNCH gun takino PART IN THE.
ORCMT.BrVrTkE. AT   HANKOW, IN "WHICH THE. IMPERIAL
FORC1S WERE ROUTTD.
THE -"-.AND ARMY OF THEE ASIA Tit' X.-POM"ON DOING IH SlM-;ss.
-Copyright by Underwood.
l>r. Sun Yet -en, first provisional president
the new aepiiblic of China, has already been dubbed  the \_ ��� ,,r  *-i,     The abore
are first photograph** of actual fighting seen*** in the revolution which is making the Chines.   Rep ibllc se. ure ir   n Ita enemies within     ln
ths picture, theee soldiers are c*all<-*i "rebel---," but since Or. Ben's innuxi.i-atiur, they be    mi   the grand I :mv of the n.     horn republic KATDRDAY, JANUARY 27, 1912.
THE DELTA TIMES
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P. 0. Drawer S.
Phone 2
Delta Hotel
 J. JOHNSON, Prop.	
LADNER,  .   -   B.C.
All Modern Convencies,  Newly  Fur-
sighed.   Well Heated,   Sample Room
American and European Plan
First Class Cuisine
Prompt Service
Best Wines, Liquor* e\ Cigars
Raths RKASONAlt'.It
\ 	
McNeely Concert and Dance Hall
Mat   and   Lump  Coal  for 8ale
CHUBcilTdncEs
Aagttas-i
Holy Ceaimunion, llrst and third
���uadayi at 11 fc.m., second and fourth
M-JB_aya at 8 a.m.; matins, 11 a.m.;
������aday school at 1* a.m.; Bvenlng
���erriet at 7.80 p.m.: Friday evening,
litany at 8.30. Rev. C. C. Hoyle,
���tear.
Catbolta.
Churoh services will bs held every
either Sunday, beginning with Baaday,
November 14, 1I0��: Paroehlal -sass
at 11:31 aju.; Sunday school, I pja.;
evening devetioa, I p.m.; low mass
m\m lollowlng Monday, ��� a.as. P.
Stents, D.L., parish priest.
Methodist.
Services n��xt Lord's Day at 11 a.m
���ad 7:1* p.m.; class meeting, after
the morning service every Sunday;
Sabbath school at 8:36 p.m. every
Sunday; prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. Rev. J. H.
Wrlght, pastor.
SC Andrew's Preahytaslaa.
���ervlc-ae next Lord's Day at 11 asa
and 7.30 p.m.; week night serrloes on
Thursday evening at T.80 o'clock. R��v
J.   J.   ita-rtie,  salBlsUr.
Sabbath seevjoss.���Creaceat Island,
I p.m.; Bundayuchool, 2 p.m.. Lad-
asr, 7:80 p.m.; Sunday aehool at 11
prayer meeting on Wednesday
T:I0 p.m. Rev. C. R. Blunden,
or.
DKI/TA DIRECTORY
Delta municipality is situated at
the mouth of the Fraser river in the
Siisst agricultural district ln Canada
The chief Interests ln the Delta are
���arming, dairying, fruit culture, market gardening and horse breeding.
Th* shipping facilities by rail and
boat to the markets of British Co-
-hmbia and the States are unrivalled.
At crop yield is tbe largest per acrs
la Canada, In the year ltot between
40,000 and 80,000 tons of product
were raised in the Delta district
Along the south bank of the Prasar
river there are sites for all in dust-lea.
Board of Trade ��� President, A.
__av.e; Secretary, W. H. Wilson.
Justices of the Pease���It. B. Kittson
W. D. Benson, H. J. Kirkland, Wm.
B. Curtis, J. B. Burr, J. McKee.
Coroner and Health Inspector���Dr.
'A. A. K-M*.
School Board���Chairman, B. Wright
1. Robertson, A. delK. Taylor. J. Mc-
Oallum.    Secretary, N. A. McDiarmid.
Parmon' Institute���President, T.
flume. Secretary, ***. A.  M-cDIarmid.
Delta Panaers' Game Protective
Assoc-atie�����President John McKee;
Secretary. U. J. HutCher-soa.
Delta Agricultural Society���President H. J. Hutcherson; Secretary, A.
deR. Taylor.
Member of Parliament���J. D. Taylor, New Weetmlnster.
Member of Looa> Legislature���P. J.
MacKensle, New Westminster.
Host Sailings���S.S New Delta,
leaves I-sdnsr every day for Steveston at 8:30 *.__., and 8:30 p.m., connecting with the B.C.E.R. for Vaa-
eouver. Returning leaves Steveston
at 8:30 a.m., end 4:30 p.m. S.S.
Transfer leaves for New Westminster daily, exoept Sundays, at 7 a.m.,
and returnlag leatves New Weetmlnster at 2 p.m., reaching Ladner at
1:80 p.m.
Railways���Grent    Northern    leaves
Port  Guichon   -Sally  for   New  West-
. Minster and Vancouver at 7 a.m.; re-
"? turning leaves Vancouver at 2:30 p.m.
reaching  Port Guichon about 7.30  p.
' ta.
Lulu Island -"ranch, G. II. Fra.nklin,
j. Loos- Manager; Vancouver to Eburne
���Bid     Stevt-Htonr���Oars  lmve,  Orainvllle
s Street  Dop.it   (at  north end of  bridge
�� ��rv_r  Failee  Creek)   at  6:30   am. and
��� hourly  until   10:30   p.m.     Special  car
��� for Eburne at 6:00 a.m. Onma leave
K ���teveston at 6:30 a.m. ajid -hourly tin-
��>'*-t 10:30 9 m. Sunday Service���Flr.-.t
5f-gsire leave alt/h-eer tenminua at S:30 a.m.
i-jj?'Hourly service theroaftecr  until  10:3*0
p. m.
Post Office���Hours 8 a.m., to 7 p.m
Mall for Vancouver close at 3    p. m.
.   Por  New   Westminster  and  up  river
"   points at 6.30 a.m. Closed all day Sundays
Municipal Council meets Municipal
I Hall, Ladner, on the 2nd and 4th Sat-
I  are)ays in each month at 2 p. m.
Following are the members of the
I Council:
|       Reeve���Jo'in Oliver.
Councillors,���C. Brown. H. D. Ben-
I son, W. A. Kirkland, H. Lewis, A. D.
I Faterson.
Stock-Taking  Sale
We are offering bargains in
Boots and Shoes well worthy
of your consideration. Come,
see and be convinced.
J. REAGH
Boots Shoes Rubbers
Custom Work a Specialty
Woman'sWorld
Mils Scott  Make. Daring
Flight    In    Her    Airship.
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...LOCAL ITEMS...
���"J-^h-x-x-**:-:--*'"^^
Electrical  Supplies
Full line of Fixtures, Extensions, Shades, Heaters,
Etc. Pocket Flash Light,
Tungsten Lamps   .    .    .
E. T. CALVERT, Agent
GENERAL DEALER
LADNER, B. C.
f
Bev, C. C. Ilnyle went tu Vancouver
on  business on  Wednesday  last.
J.   Grauer  returned   on   Wednesday
i from a trip to  the city.
Mrs.; E. T. Douglas was a passenger
to  Vancouver  on  Wednesday.
lietv'e Oliver wa." in Victoria this
week in the- interests of required legis-
mtiiin.
An enjoyable dance was held nn
Thursday nt the home of J. Tamboline, Weatham Island.
Mrs. Asahael Smith is laid up with
a somewhat severe attack of la
grippe.
The Annual Delta Glee Club Concert to be held in the .McNeely Hal!,
Friday,   Ferprparj   nth,  1912.
Don't feirget the- annual Olee- Club
Concert on Kri.lay. FN b. 9th. A goo I
time  is  promised. ������
First-Class music supplied fur
dance's, banquets, etc. Apply Howard
Bros., Ladner,  I'.-1'.
[Photographs���Rumous Bros, will
I be back in Ladner about February 5.
[Get ready to look  pleasant,
Vhe 7)elta Vi
imes
Pugmeu
Sl.OO A YEAR  ��;JSgZ
QUICKEST    AND     MOST     DIRECT
ROTTK TO
LADNER ami WESTHAM ISLAND
Via Steveston and
S. S   "NEW DELTA"
WINTER SCHEDULE
Daily���In Effect October 1.
Leave Steveaton���9.30 a.m.;  4.30 p.m.
Leave   Ladner���8.30   a.m.;   3.30   p.m
NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that 30 days
from the first publication of this
notice, the Corporation of Delta will
apply to His Honor the Lleutenant-
Governor-iii-Council for the approval
Of the plana of the Delta Water Works,
and that said plans are open to pub-
lie- inspection at the Office of the
Municipal Clerk, during office hours.
N". A.  McDAlRMID,
C.M.C.
Ladner. Jan.  1 8th,  1 B1 2.
XOTICIO TO THE  PUBLIC,
ooooooooo
Mineral and
Soda Waters
J. HENLEY
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer of
SODA WATER, GINGER
ALE aud all kinds ot
SUMMER DRINKS
Your Patronage Solicited
I, T. W. Foster, hereby state that
A. x. York, of the Delta .Meat Market,
of Ladner. and 1. have come to a
friendly settlement regarding the
breaking of the contract In connection with the' butcher business sold
by me to him; and further, 1 will
render every assistance to the Delta
Meat Market, according to the terms
of the said contract.
L>ated  2.0th   January,   1912.
(Signed) T, W. "FOSTER.
NOTICE.
Having purchased the store and
stock of Mr. J. A. Logan, I respectfully reepiest the patronage of the
people of Delta and hope by fair
dealing to merit a continuance of the
same.
Yours   truly,
F.  CULL1S.
DELTA TELEPHONE CO., LTD.
Incorporated ltlO.
Ws are prepared to Install single
line or party line phon-ae a* short no-
Sfte. Long dlstanos ln oonnectton with
our service.   Apply to
A.  DsR.  TATLOR,  Sec.
AUCTION SALE
fUftNllURE AND ffffCTS
Comprising kitchen range, h-r^ter,
cook stove, kitchen table anel chairs,
hath wash tubs, set cf scales, sad
irons, linoleum, Japanese mntting,
crockery, glassware and cooking utensils, China set of 40 pieces. Japanese
China tray and tea set, sewing machine, hanging lamps, extension dining table, leather seated dining room
chairs, rockers, couch, oak china cabinet, book case and writing desk.
set Of Kipiings works, while enamel
single and double bedsteads, child's
e-rib, bedroom dresser and stand, toilet
ware tables, carpet sweeper, etc., etc.,
which
II.  N. RICH
has   received   instructions   from   Mrs.
Truss   to  sell   by  Auction  at  her  residence'   in   th(.   village   Of   Ladner.   on
Tuesday, January 30, 1912
at    two   O'clock.     TKl-MS   CASH.
l-'i'i: SALE���Two cows; both milking.
Apply Swan Bros., Ladner.
Photo by American Press Association.
MISS BLANCH-! 6T-ABT SCOTT.
Miss Blanche Stuart Scott, the
young woman who recently bas acquired such distinction as a daring
and Intrepid aviator, is the same
young woman who nearly two years
ago drove her automobile from New
York city to San Francisco. Miss
Scott's companion on this wild and
dangerous adventure was Miss Gertrude Phillips. Their arrival ln tie
Golden Gate city alive and unhurt ls
a tine tribute to American womanhood.
Miss Scott flies one of Baldwin's red
Jevll metal biplanes. This aeroplane,
on account of its speed and diminutive size, ls considered much more perilous to operate than any other. Its
driver must be gifted with unusual
nlmbleness of mind and body. Miss
Scott chafes very much under the flying restraints placed upon ber on account of ber sex, but she succeeded in
showing ber ability to fly as high as
ber men competitors to a recent air
contest
There ls serious talk of organizing s
woman's aero club here ln America,
tbe ides being recently batched by
Baron von Dewlu. and the women interested In aviation sre enthusiastic
about the movement It ls proposed
to model the club after the Aerial
League of Groat Britain or the Stalls
ef Francs.
i     ll. A. Macdonald has purchased W.
I ll. Creech's house, not far from the
MoLellan Lumber Company's mill
site and   will  take  possession.
ejl -Green was in the city this week.
T.   E.   Ladner   was  In   town  lor *
short time this week.
���W. J.  Fredericks was in Vancouver
on   Wednesday  last.
Mr.   Ilaue-k   has   ��� .    ���   .'    .;     .   ';
and shoe repair shoo in town.
>A.  P.   Pat. t-On left  for Calgary this
week,   on   business.
Mr. an.l Mrs. Kershaw were visitors
in the city the fore part of the week.
D,   McKee   was  at  Vancouver Wednesday last.
A.  Coleman   was ln  Vancouver dining the week.
.Mr. and Mrs. ll. A. Macdonald ~v<u*o
passengers to Xew Westminster oa
Wednesday,
The-Sonoma was officially inspected
,n New Westminster this week. Mr.
llr, tvster   accompanied   her.
.1. Johnston ant nol t.i Vancouver ot.
.'. 1 ii lay. I ie- found the roads in
better shape tnun he had anticipated.
Mr. and Mrs. Prank Simpson entertained u large number of their
friends at a dance on Tuesday evening.
Two births have to be recorded at
Point P.oberts. A son to Mr. and
Mrs. A. Lamphreys, and a daughter
to  Mr,  ami   Mrs.  J.   Westmanson.
(W. Anscll is taki ig time by th��
forelock and has commenced eiiggin-j
his garden.
I'ux Bros, made large shipments of
produce to Victoria and Vancouver
this  week  by way of the Selkirk aad
Pin gal.
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis have return.-."
from a visit in Vancouver. Their
son. 10. Curtis, has returned to Victoria   to  resume  his studies.
'  Mrs.  Mason,   of  Gulfside,   who  has
been   seriously   ill   for  some   time,   la j
reported t.. be somewhat improved in |
health.
Rumous Bros., photograpehrs, will
be back in Ladner about February j.
Sam.* old    bunch,    same    reasonable
prices.
II. J.  Hutcherson was in Victoria.
this week attending the convention of
the  B.C.   Fairs Association as Delt_'u
n presentath e.
An Kleborste Cost
Ths long cost of the season has
many uses and milady's wardrobe. If
she Is st sll smart, most contain s
number of long wraps for different occasions. Tbe cost pictured ls an airy
sffslr for evening, car-led out tn s
Fill!  SAL 1-1 --Pair  heavy  drafl   horses,
weighing between .1300 and 34 0. lbs.
One dark bay, one iron grey; age
four  an.l  live  respectively.    Apply
I0.   I-'.   Douglas.
WO___3N  AXI>  ROADS.
TACOMA. Wash.. Jan. 25.���Delegates numbering over 160 from all
parts of Washington at.ending the
Women's Good Road Congress, enter-
;d on the second session today. Frank
Brown, of Seattle, opened this morning's session with a spirited talk on
"Co-operation, thc Key-Note of Good
Roads." He was followed by -Mrs.
Walter Reed, of North Yakima, who
spoke on "Restoration and Historical
Roads." "Good Roads and the
Schools" was discussed by Mrs. Josephine Corliss Preston, of Walla Walla.
A. Davie anil II. M. Vasey left this
week to attenel the meeting of the
Holstein Stoe-k Breeders' Association
at Toronto. Both gentlemen are particularly interested ln that partictlar
breed  of stock.
A new Vancouver company, for
making vitritied brick from shale,
has interested Mr. T. E. I__elner, and
a meeting for the purpose eif explaining the proposition and interesting investors will be held today in
E.  F.   Douglas'   office.
Mr. T. G. Davie, of Youngstowa,
Alta., is the guest of his son, Mr. A.
Davie. Mr. Davie (Sr.) expects to
remain   at   the  coast   until   the  spring
F. CuUIs, who recently Imught out
,T. A. Logan's store, is preparing to
build a residence on the property adjoining  the  store  building.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Land's little two
and a half year e.ld baby is very iTi
with typhoid fever. Dr. Telford, of
Vancouver, came in on Thursdav _*sr
consultation  with Dr.  King.
W. J. Brandrith left this week for
Victoria, t.i attend a meeting of iJ_e
Fruit Growers Association. Just aa
soon as the weather becomes more
settled, he will commence his annual
trip -as  inspector of Orchards.
KBLOWXA DEP-TATIO?*.
VICTORIA, B.C., Jan. 17.���A deputation representative of the board of
trade, and cltisens of Kelowna, ii
being organized under tbe president
of the board, Mr. J. W. Jones, to visit
this capital and interview the government prior to the consideration of the
estimates. Primarily the Kelowna
folk desire to urge the necessity of
permanent improvement work on Mission creek, which they had been advised could not be undertaken unless
the residents directly benefited sr*
prepared to contribute fifty per cest.
of the cost involved. A consultation
with the government on general railway matters as they affect, or are
likely to affect, the district is also
sought.
AT THE HOTELS.
Delta Hotel.
W.   Pape,   Vancouver.
F. "Skinner,  Victoria.
F. IE. <\)o.per, Vancouver.
T.  Dickson, New Westminster.
W,   B.   Harris. Vancouver.
W.   Lett,  Campbell   River,
J.   Elliott,   Vancouver.
E. J.   Pybus.  Xew Westminster
R.   Brundige,   Vancouver.
L, .V Syon, Vancouver.
L. Young.  Vancouver.
A
KOOTENAY STTUKB.
NEI_.ON*, B.C., Jan. 21.���A stampede has followed a strike of rich ore
near the St. Eugene mine. The ore.
lt is reported, assays $600 a ton in
gold  alone.
GOODJ-V-_ "".lAY <-.-*T IT.
OTTAWA. Jan. 24.���It is understood that A. S. Goodeve, member for
Kootenay, will get the appointment of
Commisisoner of the Yukon.
SMIohfo Gun
STOPS C0UCRS S-JctTeS-S
OP t'TC-AMAN ORAFB AAD SATIN.
cyclaman colored figured crepe fabric.
A deep bund of satin ln this new
shade of cerise trims the bottom of
the coat, and tbe shawl collar ls of
la-ce and satin combined.
Worth Knowing.
When you drop accidentally some of
the yolk ln the white of eggs in separating same the yolk can easily be removed by touching the bits of yellow
with a dry cloth, to which they will
readily adhere.
A Qt"KSTION   OF I'l.Dl'.KKF,.
"Father   says   mother's   an   old   cat,   and   mother   says   father's  a   *>il;��-
old   owl."      * ��� ^,t,
"Weli.   that's   nothing   to   cry   for." _.._"
"Yes, it is.    What sm I?" THE DELTA TIMES
S.vrrUD.W. JANUARY 27, 1��I2.
V. Ai-l_.xX-* _���_.���->-At    ^--.jr-wi.-j
Tried to Get it All.
PORT  '   ...  ...Mt,.',   Wash.,  Jan.   2".
��� 'ilie Lrla of Dr. Linda B. tiaazard,
������lie Seattle fast specialist, charged
with first degB-ee murder for the
death of C ne Williamson, was halt-
*d this morning, it is to .bo resumed
tibia .iiiern.n. The continuance was
grunted b; Judge Yuk.y yeeterdaj
afternoon a the request of the defense whi< - claimed that it had been
���ii.. n by surprise when the testimony
��f Mrs. Mary Smith, a laundress at
'he Buena Vista apartment i In S iat-
��� ic, i.jio the ��> i..._...,_o,u Bisce-a lived
prior to their being removed to the
Haazard sanit.iriu'm at Olalla, wa_ accepted.
Mrs. Smith testified along the same
reines that neigh/bors of the Williamson sisters at the apartments gave to
the effect that the girls beagan to lose
weight imnnexliately upon belginjiing
.ast cure although they appeared in
aormal health when they llrst came
to Seattle. The defense claimed that
the State had led It to believe that
Mrs. Smith could not be (found and
the continuance was asked to look
iip Mrs. Smith's character and eligibility as a witnees.
Hixcapt for the introduction of ex-
i**rt testimony to Show that Claire
<-ame to her eie-ith only by reason of
tbe  Starvation   cure,     the     State     lias
practically finished its case. The testimony yesterday revealed the tact |
"hat the Hazasrds, besides getting orient on the (money of the Williamson
sisters deposited in Canadian banks
had also tried t" get all of Dorothea's
money on deposit with the London
-Vid Westminster county bank o.f l,e>n-
iem. The officers of that bank, how-
���srver, wanted more definite instructions than an order written on a slip
ot paper in another's handwriting and
Baring merely Dorothea's signature.
The Trunk .Murder,
SEATTLE, Jan. 25.���According to
advices received in this city early this
morning by both Chief of Police Ban-
nick a,n.l Seiel Chin, brother of the
-victim of the trunk murder, Choi Sin,
the n.y-teriou_ woman who caused
���.he trunk to be hauled to the ele-pot
in Portland is In custody at The
Dalles, Ore, Seid Chin Iirst received
the im urination by lo.ng distance from
Portland and a dispatch to the' police
(rom Chief Broughton of The Dales
Utter confirmed the arrest. The local
police are prosecuting a vigorous
search today for the unknown lover
��!' the woman, whose attentions are
known to have been the- cause of
the quarrel between the woman and
*___  de'ad  man,  Seid  Binij.
A   -Mother's   Fight.
uLY.Ml'iA, Jan. 25.���Accompanied
loy her eight liieyith.--' u,d baby, Mrs.
.Nellie Hine3 is serving a 30-day sentence in jail here today because she
se_uses to pay a fine or allow any
''.tie else to do it. Meanwhile her
���aus.and is playing the mother to
���Ux'ir five childre.n. She was assessed
'125 for refusing to send her c'hilJ-
eeu to school. Mrs. llines declared
that there was danger of contagion If
Miey attended. She wa�� arrested four
Cis.es -previously for refusal .to obey
fthe court's order. When they arrested her yesterday, officers were compelled to break down the door and
-tarry her bodily to t'he justice of
Jteace.
Tooth  Worth $200.
-SEATTLE, Ja.n. 25.- -A sound eye-
tooth In good working Order, Is
���worth $200 in cash, in the judgment
o�� Judge Boyd J. Tallman, who gave
a verelict in that sum against Dr. J. L. !
McCarthy, a dentist, who .pulled the
looth, and in favor of Elizabeth K,nipe I
<vho lost lt ^K
Octogenarian   Dies.
BELLINGHAM, Jan. 24.���Mrs.
-Minerva Garrett Baker, widow of
Je/hn S. Baker, decease.!, passed
away at her home, -IX High street,
Monday morning, January 22, at 1:30
���B'ciock Mrs. Baker vva3 born July
21, 1.33. in C.%nada, and was of
���Qvaker extraction. Her youth was
pasaed In Michigan and New York.
She was a pionear teacher in the State
of Iowa. After her marriage to John
S. Baker she resided in Pella and
Eagle Grove, la., corning to Washington ten years ago.'
Another Tacoma Recall.
TACOMA, Jan. 25.���There is every
probability that Mayor W. W. Sey-
aiDur will be. recalled. Petitions calling for a recall ve-te at the eummis-
��ioner's election to be held in April
are- being signed by a number of the
s*>ters. The people are clamoring
Ittr the recall of Commissioner of
Pdblic Utilities B. 1*. Weeks. He
may resign under the pressure or
forte of recall and Join hands -vtih
Seymour i,n an effort to avoid being
"Liu-own out.
Unusual < iaim.
BELLINGHAM, Jan. 25���When the
secretary of llie state industrial insurance ce-:nimi.ssioii opens his mall tomorrow he will lind a letter from A.
W. Hlnes, of this city, asking for compensation for injuries received ln a
fall from the roof of the county poor
farm, .near this city. Hinea was a
-county prisoner sent by the court to
the farm to work out a fine for attempting to steal a watch from a
man's pocket in Sumas, when, he was
*cnt up on the roof by Superintendent
Miller to muc repairs. He slipped
and fell, nnd in falling broke his
shoulder, caved in several ribs and
sustained other and loss serious i,n-
Juriea
Logging Starts.
BELLINGHAM, Jan. 25.���The Lake
Whatcom Logging Company ig establishing a new camp at Alger,i(fcnd
��n a few days will begin logging operations on eighty acres on Friday
creek, Just south of the camp. About
eighty men will be employed, working
���two sides, and the logging of the
tract will probably he finished by May
1. The company is Bald to own ap-
���proxlmately 100,000,000 feet of fir
and cedar Umber between Alger and
Blanchard, and In the spring Alger
irfll be made headquarters for these
>V_raU<-ns.
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1Tnna MUlf-M* HEALS THE LONGS
fTUPS CQUCRo price, as ccmxi
���"-p&*a.
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C.M.BARMTZ
H-V-RSICE
PA.
lOik-tCIMHlNDKNCEll
SOLICITED
PASTOR RUSSELL AT
THE CHINESE PARIS
Iio Burning Hall For Heathen
Mentioned In the Bible.
[These articles and Illustrations must not
be reprinted without special permission.]
MORNING.
When the sun la rising over
The green meadow kissed with dew
And glows golden on the clover
And the apple blossoms too.
It ls thea old robin calls me,
And I hear his summons sweet
From the tree beside my window,
And I rise the morn to greet.
At the door tbe roses meet me
With their fragrances fresh with dew.
And tbe lilaca from the garden
Breathe a welcome round me too.
Oh, 'tis then that beauteous Nature
Wears her most entrancing smile!
And the lovely world around me
Seems like Eden fre-e from guile.
Ob, the glory of the morning '
Pure   and   sweet   with   thought   sub- !
lime! i
Emblem of that biighte-r morning
Tilled   With   ecstasy  divine.
C.  M.  BAR NIT"!.
CARING    KOR    THE    PULLETS.
When neighbor culls "your pullets
slow ns 'lasses In January at lnyin'"
and chuckles round about his "pbe-
noms" that beat the bund layin' at
four months, let him rattle a wny.
Just remember, if thnt red splashed
orr comes much before Sept 1, that
premature bonanza ls bound to burst,
for su.il pullets lay a few little epss
an.l then lay off their feathers to lay
them on again. Early maturity is a
rnzzle dazzle. Fowls that lay so early
are generally pushed to it. All poultry have ii natural breeding seasou nnd
must have ii periotl for perfect development, and the bigger the breed the
longer to properly mature. Turkey
breeders   nre   seeing   this,   and   many
Photo by C. M. Barnltz.
PUKTT.   POI,_iBTS.
now will allow only three-year gobblers, and two-year hens iu their breeding pens, claiming they are not developed till that age.
Pullets must have time to grow organs, build frames and cover them
with  flesh  and  feathers.
There must be constitution and
stamina behind a pullet or those early
egps are a drain aud she bescomes
dwarfed and weak.
Ileuce practical egg farmers try to
hold back birds that show sljrns of pre-
eoclotisness, changing them from place
to place und keeping them from food-
that stimulates the egg organs. To
be a prime cotilinu.ms layer a pullet
must be- well nourished as u chick, tie
provided With mineral for frame, protein for organs, muscles, feathers,
eiuiugli carbohydrates for heat and en-
j ergy, With plenty of greens, fresh air
anel wilier. The life a la nature make>s
(he big, rangy, tlutlly cackler. When
such birds are brought from range,
feed them ou mixed grtilns in litter,
anel for :i fine mash, moist or dry, use
th" following:
Pounds.
  26
 26
  25
 13
 25
Ground   oats	
Wheat bran	
Cornmeal   	
When:  m'eldlinps.
Meal   scrap	
Cut  clover	
Charcoal 	
Bait  	
10
2
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DON'TS.
Don't be purse proud. Pride founded
on a pile of cash oft tumbles with tremendous crash.
Don't feed mangels with the Idea
that they have much food value. They
are 91 per coat water.
Don't forget tbat oats and buckwheat ure 9 per cent fiber and tbe
hulls must be counted out when mess
urlng the ration.
Don't feed ground dry bone with the
idea tbat it is anything but old dead
lime and that oyster shell ls not better
at half the pries,
Rightly Understood the Bible's Message Is One of Great Joy For All
People���Tells That He Himself Was
Once on Life's Sea Without Chart or
Compass.
Shanghai, China.
Jan. 7th. ��� The
Committee of Foreign Missions Investigation seemed
pleased with its
reception here.
Special honors
were accorded
General Hall aud
Pastor Russell,
the former because of bis oifl-
^^^^^^^^^ cial position as
second ln command of the United States Army, the
latter as the Chairman of the Committee. We report Pastor Russell's discourse:���
Pasteir Russell greatly enjoyed his
visit to tiie Chinese 1'aris. It was an
experience be hud longed for from
childhood. Early in life he had inquired respecting the fate of the
heathen and had roceiv*>d the answer
tbat "Without t'tiith It is lmpevssible to
please God." and that "there ls none
other Name given uuder heaven
whereby we must be saved" than the
name of Jesus, and through faith in
His blood. He then inquired the fate
of the uusaved. and got the answer or
all "orthodox creeds," that such would
be consigned for all eternity to a
place where they would suffer Indescribable tortures.
Supposing that the Bible was the
foundation ot these creeds he ahau
d.me'd the Bible, ami for nearly two
years wus on the sen of life without chart or compass, seeking after a
true God not less uoble and loving and
Just than the- very best of Ills human
creatures.
Keeling surfc that a wise, just, loving Coil, having made man with men
tal capacity to appreciate Himself,
would make a revelation of His character an.l Bis purposes, he sought for
a book containing such a revelation of
the Divine will, as his heart and bead
could accept. Having abandoned the
Bible, he sought the teachings of other
sacred books of the world, ouly to find
them still more disappointing.
Hungry of soul, he returned to the
Bible, thinking possibly he had studied
it before through the distorted spectacles of human creeds. His fresh investigations brought a blessing! Nowhere had he found so glorious a representation of the true. Divine character as in Jesus and His teachings!
Truly, he said. "Never man spake like
fhis man!" Final!" be saw the great
difficult*, which had blinded himself
aud Others to the Divine love and
gracious plan of the Bible
The Resurrection of the Dead.
This discovery was that the penalty
for sin is not everlasting torture after
death, and that tbe Bible does not so
teach, lt dee lares. "The wages of sin
is death;" "The soul that sinueth. it
shall die" (Romans vi. 23; Ezekiei
iviil. 20.1 He perceived that for six
thousand years the world has been suffering the very penalty which God declared to Adam, "Thou shalt surely
die"; "In the sweat of thy face shalt
thou eat brenel until fhon return to the
ground from whence thou wast taken.'
He sought the Bible remedy for all
this and found that no remedy could
be applied only as the Divine sentence
should be settled for Adam by a substitute���that then ouly could the curse
be removed. In full harmony with all
this came the Scriptural presentation
that the Ouly Begotten Son of God
had left His spiritual plane of glory
and become a Mnn, thnt "He by the
grace of (Jod should tante death for every man": "Christ died for our sins,
according to the Scriptures, and rose
again for our justification."
Pursuing this Bible study be soon
found that the hope of humanity centers In the rmurrerttntl of the (lend: "As
by a man came death, by a Man also
conies the resurrection of the dead:
for as all in Adam die, eveu so all In
Christ shall he made alive���every man
in his ovtn order," or rank, il Corin
thians xv, 21. 22.1
Two Very Different Salvations.
The Pastor was glad as he thought
of the hundreds of millions ol patient
Chluese who will have a share ln the
great redemption secured by ihe death
of Jesus, and not only so. but iheir
ancestors, tho-Bandit of millions, will
also have a share, for "Jesus Christ
by the grace of God tsnt*'d death for
e.ery man;" "He is a propitiation [sat
Isfaction] for our sins (the Church's
sins], and not for ours only, but also
tor the sins of the whole world." Here
ire tbe two different salvations se-
eured through tbe death of Jesus.
Only one of these has yet been made
effective���"owl-**"���not the world's. Ours
is to be the First Resurrection, the
world's is to he a subsequent one.
The elect Church, of which Jesus Is
the Head, and his saintly followers the
meml>ers. will reign for a thousand
"Tears, overflowing sin snd death,
bresking tbe shackles of ignorance snd
sapersiltlon, uplifting liumaulty out
of sin and degradation to full tinman
perfection. The earth Is to be mas's
Paradise, which will reach perfection
by tbe close of Messiah's reign. All
whs then reject this light will be destroyed Is the Second Death-
me Royal Bank of Canada
Incorporate*' IND.
\ i
CAPITAL AUTHORIZED iU,M0,M0
CAPITAL PAID-UP $  "i.'-OO.OOO
R-SSBHVE FUND $7,����oi��,ooe
Total Assets Ninety-two Millions.
Jtccounts ot Out-of-Tjown  Customers Siuen  Special Jttiention
BANK IIV MAIL
SAVINGS  DEPARTMENT
Aodvnts may he opaied with deposits of ONE DOLLAR snd Upwards.
Interest pnl.l, or credited, twlf-y early un June 30th and Deceraber
Slst.  each year.
K. D. SIMPSON, MANAGE!- LADNEK. B. C.
5%
"Delta
Uii
Profits are Assured from your Hors**, Cuttle & Poultry, by the ux- of
POMi'S CELEBRATED AUSTRALIAN STOCK REMEDIES
They have he��hind them over 100 years '!' suocss sand are- Indls-
penslble to Stock owners. Thi?lr use menus hundreds of eleiilars to
you.    They can bs secured  fr.im
E. T. CALVERT,   Ladner, B. C.
JOHN POTTIE & CO.
*":i9�� Bridge Street
Vancouver.  IM".
E. F. Douglas
REAL ESTATE
Loans - - Insurance
Delta Times Office, Ladner, B. C.
The Peoples Trust Co., Ltd.
BANKERS and BROKERS
Capital Authorized, $500,000.00
Real Estate and Insurance, Conveyancing
Neatly Executed
Financial Agents
Trustees
Estate Agents
Executors
The People's Trust Co., Ltd.
H. A. MacDONALD, Mgr., Notary Public
People's Trust Building Ladner, B. C.
imes
7/fakes a Specialty �����/��
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LONDON, Jan. 25.���Eng-
Ianei has scored again in the-
race with Germany for naval
supremacy, the new cruiser-
hattleship Lion having just
broken the world's speed rec-
��rel for big warships with an
average ol a traction ot a little more than 30 knots an hour
in an e4ght-hour run. The lltr-
nian cruiser-battleship Multk,-
held the previous record, 29.7
knots.
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SPECIAL  NOTICE.
Just  finished  stock  taking, and   we
have found hundreds of odd linen we
1 intend to clear out, so we have decided to continue the sale two weeks
longeT. Sale will positively close Saturday,   February   10th.       Unheard  of
'bargains in Hardware, Crockery, and
all lines of Dry Goods and (Mothlng.
This will be the biggest two weeks
of tl.e entire sale. Follow the cniwd.
LANNING, FAWCETT & WILSON,
Limited.
THE KING AT MAI/TA.
MALTA Jan. 26.���King George and
Queen Mary reached here yesterday
aboard the steamer Medina and were
accorded an enthusiastic reception.
Their Majesties visited the French
battleship Oanton this afternoon. A
slight mishap occurred to the Medina
as she was entering port. A buoy
fouled her propellor, but caused little
damage ajid delay.
SMIMGun
OUK-KLY   *ITOP��   COUOMS.   CURCS   COLDS.
HCAkS THC THROAT AND LUNQS. M CENTS
Groat  Lumber   Body   Tupped.
"-.ELLINOHAM, Jan. 2 4.���Ono
hundred million feist of fir, declared
to be ojie e>f the finest bodies In the
state and lying along the north shore
e>f Lake Whatcom, was tapped yesterday when the Lake Whatcom lagging
Company oponeei its now camp. Other
camps will be established and work
continued uMU the entire atand *>r
timber ls cut. The logs all will be
saweni in Bellingham,
Will Open July  I.
KKLLINOHAM. Jan. 24.---With
a dozen now camps forming, several
tralnloaels of HU-pplies on the way and
SOO additional 'men employed, Stone
& Webster announce that the lielllng-
ham-Skaglt lnte rurban will be ico*m-
pleted tho first weok in July The
iron is being rushed from "lhe "r-aet
and work will be begun during the
e'omlng week on the $150,000 "bridge
Which Is to span the Snagit rlvtM*.
DEI/r.\ M.-IlKET.
Butter, oreamery     40c
Butter, creamery, retail   45c
Butter, dairy   30c
RuttfcT, dairy, retail   35c
Eggs,   per doz 4 0o
Eggs,  retail    45c
Beef, live weight, per lb.  . .  5*C to 5V_c
Mutton, live weight, per lb 6"_c
Pork, llve weight, per lb 9c
Veal, live weight, per lb 7c to 8c
Poultry, live weight, per lb 22c
Another Official  Defaults.
EVERETT, Jan. 26.���Accounts of
Alex Keay, treasurer of Everett, who
disappeared suddenly, are out of balance to the amount of 419,423, according to the reeport of the Stat*
Bureau of Inspection. Keay has not
been located. The United State* Fidelity an! Guaranty Company wrote
_-*-_,y'�� bond fur 160.001.
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billheads
alette/heads
(Snue lopes
business
Cards
falls of
Jfare
Shipping
Uaga
{Visiting
Ccrrda
Wedding
jfnnoi/nee-
ments
Wfemorial
Cards
Call and See Samples
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Th* Delta Tines Is -paM-Shed erecr
B-at-ui-daiy from ths Times Beo-Wlss-
Lsednsr.  B.C.    t. D.  Tmrmr. wmmr

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