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The Delta Times Dec 20, 1913

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Array Volume 7
Business   for  First   Month   Exceeds
Most Sanguinary Expectations
of I'atrons.
JUT I  il _ A II
$1.00 A YEAR.
The Ladner-Woodward's Landing
government ferry has completed its
iirst month on the run, and the busi-
i, ss iias ibeen larger by a long way
;han was expected by either the
i .inrial government or the Delta
Ity patrons of this new means
��� ingress and egress to the richest
I on   of  agricultural  ii-.ountry   in
���   Columbia,' or for that matter
, ,imida, possibly in the continent
il America.
The business of the ferry has in-
luded   not   only   passenger   traffic,
il a large volume of automobile
traffic, and what is perhaps more im-
irtant, a large team carriage, the
auer largely in the hauling of Delta
milk for transhipment to Vancouver.
Apart from this has been the ear-
.,_.- across the Fraser of an aggregate of over 700 sheep in the mouth,
beside quite a  number of head of
The business for the week ending
on the evening of Dec. 17 was:
Autos, 76; teams, 63; passengers,
Mi;. The business for the four
weeks from November 20 to Decem-
ber 17, inclusive, was: Autos, 280;
teams, 224;   passengers, 2555.
I bree Members of Present Teaching
Stall's Resign���Two of Vacancies
Have Been Filled.
The Delta schools closed Friday
for the mid-winter holidays, and with
the close of the term conies the usual
grist of changes in the teaching staff.
Mr. J. A. Cairnes resigns his position of master of the Boundary-
Bay school, after over nine years of
most satisfactory service in Delta.
He will be succeeded in January by
Miss McKenzie, formerly a teacher
In East Delta, wbo has been in attendance at the Vancouver Normal.
Miss Margaret Archibald takes the
position of teacher at the Sunbury
school, vice .Miss Leary, who has
aocepbed a position at the Chilliwack
-Airs. Hutchinson has resigned as
teacher of the Canoe Pass school,
and her successor has not yet been
EBURNE, Point Grey, Dec. 17.���
The success of the Wilson road wid-
i.iii-- petition is temporarily hindered by a loss of the petition, which I
had been widely signed, and by the
statement of one of the signers, Mr.
T. E. Larney, that he will question
its validity if it is  found and pre-'
��� ntcd to the council. The petition
ivas a step toward adding seven feet
.. each side to the width of Wilson
road from Lulu Island tramline
Reeve Churchill and Councillor
l.ii'klin have been delegated by the
council to investigate a bill for
maintenance work on streets in
Shaughnessy Heights, during the
months of September and October,
pul in by the Canadian Pacific Rail-'
way. The amount of the account is
$1409.53." I
At the request of Fire Chief Turner,  the Richmond  council  will  be
asked   to   reimburse   eight  to   ten |
nut-payers  who  assisted  the   Point
Grey brigade in extinguishing a fire]
al  ihe  Lulu   Shingle  Mill  at  Lulu
Island, in Bridgeport, Thursday last, j
As tlie fire occurred  in  Richmond,
the council thought it only just that
the  firelighters  should   be  paid   by
that municipality.     Councillor Well
and  Reeve  Churchill   will  approach
the  liichmond  council   with  regard;
to the matter.
The annual Westham Island raffle
of turkeys and geese was held o?
the 'Faulk farm, Wednesday evening
over a hundred men taking part.
In keeping with their reputation
for doing everything well, the Islanders entertained their guests splendidly, and even those who did not win,
came away perfectly satisfied with
the fine night of genuine fun.
Over one hundred ibirds���turkeys,
geese, ducks and chickens���were
handed over to the lucky ones, and
though the I.adner contingent did
not make as big a hand as last year
a select few gat quite a nice lot of
.at birds, and Mr Wm. Innis-brought
home the prize turkey of the island,
a thirty pound bird.
Messrs. John Savage, Wm. Savage
and Geo. London were the committee
in charge, and, with the assistance of
other Westham men, put up an evening's entertainment and refreshments
that made the annual event a decided success.
i"i"<l I- Subject of Spirited Debate
in    (Tutted    Sl'ites    House or
WASHINGTON,   Dec.   18.���Spirit-
bate in i'lT* House marked yos-
I j   the  begiiiu.ng of consldera-
of the    bill for a    government
��ned railway in Alaska.
Advocates of tiie measure descrlb-
' I ngth the project to build 733
les of railroad from the southern
oast   of   Alaska   to   the   rich   coal
elds  in  the  Interior  while its op-
onenta argued that the cost would
11 much greater than the territories
'niralttee   had   estimated   that  the
Same was not worth the candle."
New Westminster's market was
au exceedingly busy scene Friday,
naturally the big demand being for
poultry. As a consequence pork and
veal was a trifle weaker. There
was a good supply of eggs, butter]
and vegetables, prices changing little ln the week.
Turkeys, of which there was only
a fairly good supply, sold at from
32 to 35 cents, alive, and from 35
to 4 0 cents, dressed. There was a
large offering of geese and ducks,
(���specially live birds. Both sold at
practically the same prices, 18 cents
to 22 cents, according to condition.
Dressed geese brought 30 cents.
Veals sold at from 13 to 10 1-2
cents and pork at from S  cents to
10 cents for large, and 11 cents to
11 1-2 cents for smalls. K. ,1. Leslie, of Port Guichon, bought twelve
fine young Yorkshires for feeders,
paying $6.60 each. Two or three
hogs were offered that were of the
poorest quality seen in the market,
in many a day. No one appears to
���.vain   them at any price.
Eggs sold at 55 cents and butter
at 4u cents, there being good supplies of both,
Of course, with the nearness of
Christmas, there was greater trading in flowers than usual, and the
offerings were good.
There will be a special Christmas
market next Tuesday.
Residents  of   Delta   consider   it   a
significant   fact   that   the   Canadian
'them   Railway   has   requested   of
Secretary Fisher of the Delta Board
le, through Capt. Levy, of the
' ' ''-Woodward's Landing ferry, _
ment of the traffic .business   ���'
'"��� ferry since its establishment   a
month ago.
''   Is  surmised   that   the  Canadian
Northern,   either   by   Itself,    or    by
������'���'""nt   with   the   B.   C.   Electric
Iway, is contemplating a eonneo-
.,.''���   ��ith   the  trade   of   Delta   via
woodward*! Landing and  the  ferry
mneofclon  with  Ladner.
The market for Delta potatoes is
Improving and a number of sales at
good prices have -been made this
week. Good tubers brought as high
as $20.00 a ton. Mr. a. Robinson
sold five tons at that price f.o.b. Ladner dock, Wednesday, for shipment
to Victoria.
A special meeting of the municipal;
sound] was held Thursday morning
[or the purpose of passing through
Its first and second readings a bylaw
authorizing the Issue of debentures
w the municipal hall.
A  bylaw    for    this    purpose   was
Passed   some  months   ago,   but   the
--ollcltor for the ibank advancing the
temporary loan to  the municipality1
has discovered a technical  flaw and I
���'0 proceeding has  to ,be repeated.
"'liis bylaw, which will be voted
upon at the January elections, provides for the issuance of debentures
" 115,-000'.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Fisher lei'l
Tuesday evening lo spend three
months visiting with their parents
in the old home province of Nova
Scotia. They were anion, llie L-uesls
al ihe Benson wedding, nnd left for
the East on the same train with tin
bridal  couple.
Tbe Dandelion Club held a most
enjoyable Informal dancing party in
.Uc.v'ei-ly Hail. Friday evening, nearly
one hundred guests 'being present.
Tbe committee i" charge was Messrs.
c,eo. .1. Turner, Jr., S. N. Rich am
E.  it   Bell.
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Sabbath school will hold their annual
Christinas entertainment next Mon-
day evening al 7:30 p.m. A special
programme by the children has been
prepared and refreshments will bi
. Messrs. Murchlson, Cook and Innis
*ove over to Westham Island Wednesday evening behind "Old Black
���toe." They are working him out
,;_" a match race with Joe Jordan's:
,.B!"e Bells." While on the Island
lhe boys ran Into the celebrated
" -ham raffle, and some of the la-
���;'"'] boys .let them bring home many
'���neks, geese, and even some of the
Jpst of the island's barnyard chickens. '
Preliminary Hearing of Cases Against
East Indians Occupied Several
Days in Police Court.
No   Especial  Business  Transacted at
.Saturday's Regular Meeting of
Municipal Fathers.
The case against the four Hindus,
Sutali Singh, Udam Singh, Benn-an
and Jewel, who were arrested last
week on the "charge of robbing Patagen and Sunder Singh, near Colebrook on the evening of Sunday, December 7, has occupied Magistrate
McKee's court for several days, and
on Thursday .he accused were sent
uji  for trial.
Hearings were heard on three days
and on each occasion the town streets
were dotted with the turbaned Indians. Also came to Ladner counsel
from Vancouver and New Westminster, Mr. Leon 'Ladner, of the former
city, appearing for the defence, and
Mr. G. L. Cassady for the complainants.
All   of  the  men   implicated  have
known each other for years, having j
for at least five years worked within
three miles of each  other.      Their'
testimony was conflicting,   and   on'
this account Magistrate McKee sent
the prisoners up for trial.
One of the witnesses���Bowgan
Singh���states that he and Nathie,
another witness, were alone in thpir
shack with the complainants, at supper, and all the evening of Sunday,
December 7. Patagen said there
were four all day and five for supper.
Nathu and Sunder Singh both say
there were six for supper. Patagen
says he counted out his money and
showed it to accused that evening.
Sunder Singh says no. Bowgan and
Kabale say they did not see the accused that night. So much for the
testimony of  witnesses.
It is claimed 'by the complainants
that they went out on the Sunday
evening to give the money to Mr.
Enderby for deposit to their credit
in  the bank.
It is probable that the accused will
ask for a speedy trial in New Westminster, as ithey feel sure of their
The regular session of Delta municipal council last Saturday was a
rather short one, there being no
pspecial business to be transacted.
Several communications were read,
among them being one from Mr, A.
E. Baker, submitting subdivision
plans of his Scott road farm property, for approval. The plan shows
division into ten-acre tracts. The
request of the W.C.T.U. for the use
ol tiie council chamber for the holding of the regular monthly meetings
of the society was granted.
The residents of Guichon townsite
petitioned council, asking that a
street light be placed opposite the
Catholic churoh. The matter was
referred  to  the light committee.
The following accounts were
passed for payment:
Hamilton & Dean, East
ditching, $1,175.35; Pybus
hay, $31.50; T. Lasseter, hay
20; W. C. Pybus, hay, $14.35.
work���J. W. Kirkland, $25.00; J.
Nelson, $9; F. Stick, $7.80; E. Barber, $7.80; W. Smith, $7.80; J. Sco-
pinich, $12.30; Chew Fue, $7.00;
Chung Ching, $7.00; Chung Yip,
$7.00; Tom, $22.00; Joe, $41.00;
E. Trimm, $45.62; G. Ormiston,
$100.00; J. Lanmelster, $65.00; T.
Holmes, $65.00; Fred Parks, $6.00.
Supplies���B.C. Electric, $30.00; H.
W. Slater, $15.75; Taylor Electric
Co., $8.50; S. Gray, $33.00; R. A.
Coleman, $38.62; Gilley Bros, $165;
G. T. Baker, $30.30; S. W. Fisher,
$1.45; Clement & (Lambert, $16.92;
Markham Lumber Co., $6.75; McLelan Lumber Co., $31.70; E. A.
Hollingsworth, $112.45; W. McLeod,
$3.00; Royal Columbian Hospital,
$275.00; Government Agent, New-
Westminster,   $15.00.
Dominion   Government   Will   Foster One of Delta's .Most  Popular Young
Production of Timothy Seed in Ladies Is Chief Figure in Renu-
B. C. und Alberta. .... ,,,.,,.       -,
titiil Wedding  Tuesday.
, $15.-
Point  Grey  and Richmond Board of
Trade Will Approach Harbor
EBURNE, Point Grey, Dec. 16.���
The North Fraser Harbor Commissioners will be approached by the
Point Grey and Richmond Board of
Trade with the purpose of securing
pel-vision to hold a public market
once a week, on a date other than
that on which the New Westminster
market is held, in a warehouse
which it Is undertsood the harbor
board will have erected in the near
future. A resolution to this effect
was passed unanimously at the meeting of the Board of Trade on Monday evening.
It was the unanimous opinion of I
the members of the board that such |
a market, would be liberally pat- I
ronized by residents of the district, |
and that the demand would warrant
farmers from all over the Fraser I
Valley  bringing  their  produce here.
The feeling of the organization [
seemed to be that a market at
Eburne should be advocated rather
than one at the foot of Fraser avenue in South Vancouver, Ihe estt-ib-
lisbment of which has been the sub-|
ject of agitation by the South Vancouver Board of Trade during the
past year.
Eburne Board of Trade Spurns Offer
,    of Inclusion From Shaughnessy
EBURNE, Point Grey, Dec. 17.���
The invitation of Shaughnessy
Heights to join with it in seceding
from Point Grey was spurned at the
meeting of the Board of Trade on
Monday evening, when a resolution
was passed unanimously declaring
that the organization was opposed to
the step as it would militate against
the commercial interests of the municipality and the consummation of
the Greater Vancouver project.
With Eburne opposing the secession proposal, there is a possibility
that D. L. 472 ratepayers will also
take a stand against it. They will
hold a meeting to consider the matter this evening in the Oak street
school house, corner of Oak street
and Twenty-fourth avenue.
A striking example of the necessity
of improvements in the methods ol
cleaning Timothy seed can be seen
in the following figures, which are
published by the Dominion Seed
Laboratory, Calgary, where a number of samples were tested for farmers and  merchants.
Tiie samples in almost every case
were of exceptionally fine quality ami
bad they been properly cleaned would
rank almost first on the market.
The suitability of many parts of
Alberta and British Columbia for
growing Timothy seed is unquestionable, and lt is the intention of the
Government, through the Seed
Branch, to assist farmers in their
methods of handling and marketing
their seed.
Last year the Dominion Seed
Laboratory at Calgary examined 317
samples of Timothy, of which 155
were received from farmers. 135 of
these came from Alberta. 11 from
British Columbia, 8 from Manitoba,
and 1 from the United States.
Of 317 samples received 27S were
examined for weed seeds and graded
as follows:
Extra No. 1, 7; No. 1, 23; Xo. 2,
99;   No.  3,  54;   rejected,   95.
Samples containing more than 80
noxious weed seeds or a total of
over 400 of all kinds of weed seeds
per ounce are rejected, and are prohibited from sale, under section 9
of the  "Seed  Control   Act."
Lanrbs quarters is by far the prevalent weed seed found in Western
grown Timothy, occurring in 2u4
of the samples. Rough cinquefoil is
next, being found in 138 samples.
Other common weed seeds are worm-
seed mustard, gentian, yarrow, blue-
eyed grass, pepper grass, tower mustard, evening primrose, western false
flax, 'ball mustard, curled dock and
catch fly. Many of these weed seeds
cou'ld be easily removed from Timothy by an ordinary tanning mill,
fitted with the proper sieves.
Farmers having Timothy seed are
invited to send samples to the Seed
Laboratory, Calgary, for grading, or
to receive information as to the
proper sieves to be. used for cleaning
their particular seed.
Sample bags in which the seed maybe sent, as well as further particulars in regard to taking and sending
samples, may be had by sending a
request to the above address.
Twenty-five samples of seed will
be tested free of charge for any one
party, after that, 25 cents a sample
is charged.
Hazelhursit,    the    beautiful     new
' Benson home,  was the scene of one
! of  the prettiest  weddings ever cele-
! -brated  in  Delta,   when   on   Tuesday,
j Miss Elsie, eldest daughter of Reeve
! Benson,  was married  to Mr. Jas.  A.
1 McEacberii,     of     Vancouver.       The
ceremony   was   performed   at   high
i oon  by the Rev. J. J.   Hastie,  the
bride  tiring attended  by her sisters,
the  Misses  Sadie  aud  Gladys.     The
I bride's  brother.   Mr.   Harry  Benson,
j supported   the   groom.       Upon    the
: entry of tlu bridal party, Miss Bessie
Fenton   played  Wagner's  "Wedding
, Chorus,"   and   after   the   ceremony
played Mendelssohn's wedding march.
The ,bride  wore  a  beautiful  wed-
jding gown of charmeuse satin, with
; an   overskirt   of   bnocade    crepe    de
i chene.    She    wore   an   embroidered
j veil, trimmed with orange blossoms,
land   carried    a   bouquet   .of   lovely
j bridal roses.    The bridesmaids wore
I gowns of pink and 'blue marquisette,
��� and  carried bouquets of carnations.
i The   bride's   going   away   gown   was
a navy iblue tailored  suit,   with  hat
to     match,     trimmed     with    burnt
The Benson residence was beautifully decorated for the occasion ln
green and white, the floral decorations being chrysanthemums. Immediately after the ceremony a splendid wedding breakfast was served,
mid late in the afternoon Mr. and
Mrs. McEachern left by auto for Vancouver amid showers of rice ami
carrying with them the best wishes
of the sixty guests. At Vancouver
tlie evening .train was taken for a
honeymoon trip to tlie East. They
will return in two months to take
i-.p their residence in Vancouver,
where Mr. .McEachern is assistant
yard master of the Canadian Pacific
Railway. In the East, Mr. and Mrs.
McEnciii-rn will visit Mr. Me-
j Eachern's people in Prince Edward
I Island, and relatives of the bride in
Nova Scotia.
The many beautiful gifts received
by the bride testify the favor in
which she was held by all her friends
throughout the Delta.
Railway Board Orders Sweeping Cut
in Rates for Handling Freight
Bills of Lading.
OTTAWA, Dec. 18.���An order has
been issued by the Railway Board
making sweeping reductions in express charges for the handling or
freight bills of lading.
At present the express companies
forward bills of lading for freight
shipments. They further charge for
the collection and returning of the
money under the bill of lading one
per cent. By the order which has
been signed a change In the express
classification has been made. Under
this, a new rule provides for the
charge of 1-S of one per cent, with a
minimum of one per cent, on $100
on one company's line and a half
per cent, when carried by more than
one company.
ln practice the present and pro-
po.-i-d rates will work out as follows:
On $100, present $3, proposed one
line $1; two lines $1.50. On $300,
present $3. proposed one line $1;
two lines $1.50. On $500, present
$5. proposed one line $1; two lines
11.60. On $100��. present $10, proposed one line $1.25: two lines
$1.50. On $2000 present $20, proposed one line $2.50; two lines
Point   Grey   Council   Asks   Solicitor
nnd Auditor to Exiiinine
Financial Scheme.
KERRISDALE, Point       Grey
Dec. 17.���Point Grey municipality
may decide to levy a special rate
next year in order to create a fund
by which sinking fund, interest and
other expenses can be met during
the first eight months of the year,
before the year's taxes have come
In for which the municipality has
hitherto had to borrow money at
high rates of interest from the
banks. A suggestion to this effect
was made at the council meeting
last evening by Reeve Churchill,
and Comptroller Henry Floyd was
asked to go into the matter with
the municipal so.icitor and the
auditors. If necessary, the legislature may be asked to pass enabling
The council meeting was held
this evening a week ahead of time
iu order that Christmas cheques
might reach employees at the hall
In ample season for expenditure before December 25. Routine matters were dealt with.
For lailmg to report an auio accident occurring on Kingsway last
week, Mr. Frank Askew, a Vancouver motorist, was lined $5 and costs
by Magistrate Johnson yesterday
Over 23,000 names have already
been placed on the voters' list, more
than twice the number which decorated It last year. The court of
revision will be held on January 5.
Pupils of the McKenzie school
will be treated to a luncheon at the
school on Thursday afternoon by
their parents, and in the evening
a concert by the teachers and pupils
will be given iu Fraser hall, at the
corner of Fraser street and Forty-
eighth avenue. The festlvit.es precede the Christmas vacation.
A small block of school and par Ic
loan bonds have been disposed of
by ihe municipality's fiscal agents,
according to word received by Municipal Clerk Sprlngford. The amount
sold was $70,000. The bonds, which
benr 5 per cent., sold for 88.
Rcevo Kerr, accompanied by
school officials, made a visit to the
various schools ia the municipality
Hcrnert .McElroy, another ol tne
victims of the Elgeria disaster, succumbed to his injuries in the Harbor View sanitarium. North Vancouver, yesterday afternoon at "B
o'clock. This makes the third
death from that ill-fated journey on
the evening of November 14. whr-u
a party of seven set out to burn the
old hulk.
Mrs. John liidiardson, of Port Gui-,
ehon. entertained a party of young
people Friday evening of last week1
with progressive whist. There werej
four inbles. Miss Mary Guichon
WOO the lady's prize, and Mr. E. II
Bill was the successful gentleman of'
the  evening.
The Delta Times wishes Rs
renders all n very Merry
Newcomers    Will    Require to    Have
$.">(> This  Winter���Applies to
OTTAWA, Dec. 18. ��� In order to
prevent the overloading of tbe labor
market this winter, the government
has decided to make for the time being the regulations more rigid, Immigrants In the past have been required to have $25. This will be ;
raised to $60, and otner requirements are also to be stricter.
That conditions are worse In the
l lined States tuan in Canada II
shown by the number of American ,
laborers who have been seeking entrance to the Dominion. The regulations wm be as strictly applied
along the American border as at the ;
Coast ports.
BAYS  potato  is THREATENED.
Washington. Dec, 18.���Declaring   tho   potato     is  threatened   with I
extinction,   Congressman   Lindoutrt I
of  Michigan,  today  asked  the agri-
cultural  department   to  extend  the1
diseased   potato  embargo  to    every
country     where  the   potato  disease
has ever existed.    He charged that
potato   dealers  were   trying  to   end
the  embargo  for  speculative    purposes.
Westerners   Talk   "Oo-Operatlon     of
Farmers From Atlantic to Pacific" at Dominion Grange,
TORONTO, Dec 18.���There were
three mutters of outstanding Interest discuses! at the annua] meeting
of the Dominion Grange, which convened at \ i'���toria ball yesterday,
when West and East met to consider concerted action for the elimination of tbe middleman; direct Interchange of trade, regulation of
profits, organization and co-operation.
The Grangers were visited by a
delegation of radical Westerners,
who canie to talk "co-operation of
farmers from the Atlantic to the Pa��
( Ific."      I'hey   proposed   a   direct   I tl -
terchange of the products, the Easl
getting teed grains and the other
products of the Prairies, the West
receiving  fruits,  vegetables, canned
goods and other specialized product
ot  the older fanning communities,
U,   S.   nnd   Canadian   Commissioners
Begin Conferences Designed to
Settle Vexed ."latter.
OTTAWA, Dec. 18.���Dr. Hugh S.
Smith, United Stales flsh commissioner, and Professor Prince, Canadian commissioner, yesterday had
an interview with Hon. J. 1*. Hazen.
It is Ihe first of a series of conferences on the International Fishery
Treaty and endeavors are being
made to reach an agreement, The
treaty was concluded some years
ago and was ratified by legislation
ot ihe Dominion parliament, but the
United States has failed to lake
concurrent action. American fishing Interests exercised strong Influences upon the late United States
government and were largely re-
sponsible for the Taft administration's inaction. President Wi.son
is more favorably disposed to the
proposed treaty and the conferences
now In progress nre designed to,
real h on understanding that will
bring the matter to a satisfactory
Dr, Smith and Prof. Prince will
spend the next few days going over
the whole 66 regulations of the
proposed treaty. Among the more
contentious are those regarding the
salmon fisheries iii British Columbia the size of the mesh in nets
used near Saginaw bay in Lake
Huron, the prohibition of trap nets
ln Lake Erie and lhe maintenance of
the strip of water one mile Wide
along   the   boundary   In   the  same
KINGSTON. Out.. Dec. IS.���There
was a V * clash at the prison reforms con.v^issions session yesterday wh**-*- *-... Edwards, All"., ouco
more broke loose on tin- chairman,
Mr. G. M. McDonnell, K.C. When
the  Frontenac   member   was   at   liis
Daughter   ol   Lord   Erne,   (>���
hottest he informed tho gatheringIGrand Master, 8he is a milliner In
that apart from the clumsiness ol|Toronto, and recently unveiled a por-
tbeir chairman, he would make a'trait of her father at the Orange
good  whitewasher. : Hall.
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The  Provincial     Land    Depart ment
Authorizes   Issue to Accompany
New Pre-emptors- Maps.
VICTORIA, Dec. 11.���To accompany the new pre-emptors' map issued by tbe Provincial Lands Department, Hon. W. R. Ross, minister of lands, has authorized the pub-
Donald McGillivray, First Magistrate
in New Westminster District,
Dies at Chilliwack.
CHILLIWACK, Dec. 13.���Donald
McGillivray, Esq., late police
magistrate of this city, died at his
home, Westminster avenue, yesterday, after an    illness    of    several
lication of a series of descriptive months resulting from rheumatism
booklets telling of the features and and heart disease. Deceased was
possibilities of the various provin- 75 years and ten days old at the
eial land districts in the province, time of his death. He was a native
generally known as land-recording of Lochiel, Glengarry county, Ont. In
divisions. The first booklet of the 1860 he came West, and during four
series has just teen issued from tht years of the go.d excitement in Brit-
government presses, it covers the ish Columbia, operated a pack train
Fort Eraser land-recording division, on the Cariboo road. For a time he
Another one for the Fort George was engaged with the Western Tele-
district will shortly make its appear- graph Co. in line building, and
ance, to be followed by a booklet for when this wns completed he settled
the  Skeena   district.       The     other on a farm and engaged ln stock rais-
pamphlets  will     fo.low    ut  a later
With a district map and a booklet
any prospective settler will be furnished with plenty of information
about any section he may desire to
locate in. As mentioned in a previous article relative to the new pre-
emptors maps, these maps show
clearly all land divisions, particular
reference being made to the natural
districts, the noil, climatic conditions, lakes and rivers, settlements,
roads and so on. They are designed
to give tlie settler a comprehensive
and accurate idea of the country in
llie land recording division to which
he may be attracted. Tlle subject
matter in each pamphlet has been
prepared by a departmental expert
and is presented in a bright readable form. Each booklet is replete
with illustrations showing the nature of the general countryside and
the progress already made in farming and ranching. No time is wasted In glowing "write-ups," the intention being to give a sane truthful story of what each division is
soiled for.
The Port Fraser divison is described as being v.-'l adapted in many
sections for mixed farming, with
large areas suited for grazing pur-
purposes. The illustrations show
that grain crops are grown in many
sections to advantage. It is claimed
that, the division contains over 2,-
000,000 acres of arable land and of-
i<:.- aii attractive fie'.d for settlers
11 o w
has been   csiea 1   !   a< ross  It.    Tho
government office is at Fort Fraser.
The  districts   In   this  division   to
The Big Store
Takes this opportunity to
wish you ati a Merry,
Merry Xmas and Happy
and Prosperous 1914. . .
Lanning, PawcetU Wilson
me R��p_ nunk of mm
Incorporated 1800.
Capitol  Authorized     o���_ .
Capitol Paid Up ' ' 255-1*
Rest    "   EJ2".
    W -.500,000
Aggregate Assets, One Hundred and Seventy-Five  tow
Dollars. mim
It is the aim of the management of this Bank to make
positor welcome, and to give the best possible attention to his ti6ry "*"
affairs.   "nauclal
Accounts may be opened with deposits of One Dollar and Un
Interest paid or credited at the highest current rates, on Mav **i ,"'*���
November 30th each year. ' ~-9t W-
H. F. BISHOP, Manager.  LADXKR, B.c.
ing on Sumas I'rairie. Retiring from
the farm he engaged in storekeeping
in Chilliwack, retiring in 1903.
Mr. McGillivray was a leader in
public affairs from the time of his
first settlement in this province. He
was the first magistrate and justice
of the peace in New Westminster district, having been appointed in 1872.
At the time of the incorporation of
the city of Chilliwack he was appointed police magistrate and retained office up to a few months
ago. In 1878 he was returned as a
member of parliament for the New
Westminster riding, and served one
term. Besides these he served, at U
one time und another, nearjy every
office of trust in the constituency,
and filled them with ability and;��
honor. His politics were Conserva-iX
tive, and in religion he was a Meth- *f
odist. He was married twice, three IS
sons and three daughters being the ! ���!���
result of the first union and one !!��!
son and three daughters that of the
Asquith   Opens   Direct   Negotiations
Willi Lord Lnnsdouiie and Mr.
Rounr Law.
LONDON,   Dec.  IS.���Premier As-
���jukh open d  direct  c imm inication
this week wiili Lord Lansdowne and
Mr. Andrew Bonar Law on the subject of Home Rule. Heretofore the
tentative moves toward a settlement
that   lhe  Grand   Trunk   Pacific   bave   been   between   others,   notable
Mr. Wini * ni Spe ic< :��� Churchill and
Mr. Austen Chamberlain.
Nothing so far has been effected
which extended reference is niado >n 'be way of an agreement, but
comprise: Nechaco Valley, Fraser!'1"' Prime Minister's direct invita-
Lake, Burns  Lake and Endaco Val-   ti(in  for  suggestions  marks  another
ley, Francois and Ootsa lakes, Chirr,
alto Valley, Stuart Basin and Bablne
Lake. Grain and root crops ara
easily grown, although in some
section-* ejuiy i'rosts are prevalent.
There is an abundance of wild hay
and it would appear from the gov-
emmenl statements that an excellent opportunity exists for ranching,
although lhe coldness of the winter
would necessitate winter feeding of
stock, Dairying could be carried on
iu many places.
step In tho negotiations.
KD.MONTON, Dec. 18.���tight
thousand dollars for eighteen silver
fox pelts was the prloe paid yesterday  by   Rami Ison  &   Levinson,  the
The Surrey licencing board met
nt lhe municipal hall, Cloverdale,
Wednesday, December 10, Reeve
Sullivan, Councillors Keery and
Murphy and H. Bose, .LP., and R.
S. rnglls, J.p., being pn sent, Ap- .
plications were. received from the y
Clarlngton hotel at South Westmin-'.'A
Ster, the Port .Mann hotel, and the;*!
St, Leonard hotel for a renewal of IS
��� heir licences when they expire on I-
January 15 next. The two former T
wen  granted a renewal, but the St.
! lord   was   not   granted  a   renew- !
al   so   that the   licence will expire'
Complete House Furnishers
Special Reductions for the Holiday
Furniture, Draperies
Carpets, Brass Beds
Iron Beds, Linoleums
Baby Buggies and Cribs
A full line of Furniture for every room in the house
always kept in stock. Our goods are priced low to
effect a quick turnover. Estimates furnished on
request.    A trial will convince.
Remember the address���
The Big Furniture Store
Just a block above the Post Office, up Sixth Street
Carry in stock a full line of
Sand, Gravel and Cement
Phone 7
Box 1332
| J. JOHNSTON, Proprietor
I   Ladner, B. O. Phone 2
? Sample Room. Prompt Service
Best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.     Rates Reasonable
|.! *****************************************^
Manufacturers and Dealers In all kinds of
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors, T urnings and House Finishings.
Phone RI4 Eburne. Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow.   \
, on   -Tannary   15   next.     Several   &p-
iDougall avenue, to  plications were received (or bartenders' Hei nces,  it being decided    to
grant licences  in each  instance.
two  ��� ten   who came down  ''nun  the
n'orl h, \V. II  gue ai d J. \V. Ilaer.
Jury en   Awards <>r   Canadian   National Kxliiiiitiou   Signally
Honors   Province.
(From Tin- British Columbian ���
Tht* jury on awards of the Canadian National Exhibition has awarded a gold medal for the excellent
exhibit made at the last fair by the
Provincial Department of Agriculture under the supervision of .Mr. VV.
J. Brandrith, the British Columbia
fairs commissioner. The directors
of Canadian National, ln a letter
from General Manager J. O. Orr, to
Mr.  Brandrith,  state that they feel
Official Conservative Candfdate (T.i.m
.Majority or 188 Over lii<le*)en-
dent Conservative.
PERTH, Out., Dec. 15.���Dr. A. E.
Hanna, of Perth, official Conservative candidate, was elected Saturday
to represent the rifling of South
Lanark In the Dominion house of
commons. The fight was a three-
cornered one, 'Jol. J. M. Balderson,
of Perth, an intrependent Conservative, and Mr. Arthur Hawkes, of
Toronto, "Canada First," entering
the contest.
Mr. Hanna ran 135 votes ahead of
Col.   Halderson.     Mr.  Hawkes  only
"Four" cylinder, 5 passenger WAGNER ELECTRIC STARTER
AND LIGHTING SYSTEM, demountable rims, left hand drive,
centre control and many other improvements 81550.00
"Six" cylinder, 7 passentrer, WAGNER ELECTRIC RTARTKR
AND LIGHTING SYSTEM, demountable rims, left. bland drive,
centre control   82150.00
"Four" cylinder, 5 passenger, DELCO ELECTRIC STARTER
AND LIGHTING SYSTEM, demountable rims, left hand drive,
centre control    82750.00
"Six" cylinder, 7 passenger, DELCO ELECTRIC STARTER
AND LIGHTING SYSTEM, demountable rims, left hand drive,
centre control    83500.00
7  models,  38  improvements,  ELECTRIC  STARTER.  Bleotric
lights, Corbin Brown Speedometer 8285.00 TO S-iGO.OO
M. R. WEL L& & SON
Box .", robiiine Station. Phone Bbnrne i"-
Oarage and Salesroom, Mooaomln Avenue.
that  lliey owe a greut deal  to  the1 received 7(1 votes In the whole riding
British Columbia fairs commissioner , and  loses  his  deposit.
for the personal Interest he took in '     The following is the vote ln de-
tho installation of this exhibit, and   tail:
In  a desire to show their apprecla- |
tion  Of Mr. Braudrtth's efforts huvi
forwarded him a bronze replica of
the gold medal awarded the government.
The British Columbia display at
the Canadian National Exhibition
this year, which has thus bean so
singularly honored, was one of the
best that has ever been staged on
behalf of the province and gained
for bolli tin- Provincial Department
of A".i ii ulitir>- and the Fairs Com-
julssioner warm commendation,
while it was a most striking advertisement of the resources of this Pacific niovince.
Th" British Columbia Fairs exhibit also name In for special recognition by the Saskatchewan Agricultural Bxhlbitl in rei eiving thp only
gold medal awarded tn this department.
Hathurst   . .    . L'lla
Beckwltb   . .   . us
N.   Burgess !U
Druxnmond . . . 120
N, Bmsley  ... lis
Montague . .   . 2!io
Perth    336
8mlth Palls . . SOD
S. Sherbrook   . 73
Hanna.    son.    Hawkes
Totals  .... 1!I2(J     1785
Edison   Disc    Phonograph
"The New .Machine With tho Xew Ton*?."
$78, $100, $195
These  Instrument!!
sold on  the same  terms as obtain
Fisher's Drug and Book Store
Udner, B.C
s. w. i isiirr, I'hni.H., Proprietor,
Remember our Annual Christina
Drawing���1100.00 In pr
of December tn order that Me ought
assume his new duties as engineer
to the fisheries, department of the
Dominion government. His re��i*_n:i-
tlon was accepted. The clerk was
Instructed to call for applications to
LORD ERNE. bo  in   by  the  first   meeting  of  the
New portrait of the newly elected Grand Master of the Orange Lodges! council on the third Monday iu Jan-
of the world. uary.
CLOVERDALE, Dec.  16.���A pub-!
lie   meeting   of   the   ratepayers     of
Surrey wiil be held at the municipal
I hull    here    on    Saturday,    Decern-
l ber in. at   1.80 p.m., when  munic-1
1 ipal matters will be    discussed.    At
the last meeting of tbe council pro-1
j vision   was    made   for   holding    the
Sl'i;i!!-:v   ENGINEER  RESIGNS,     municipal elections, Mr. L. D. Carn-
  cross being named as returning offl-
CLOVERDALE,  Dec. 16.���Mr. J.  cer, and the following-as deputy re-1
McHugh, has tendered his reslgna- turning officers:    Messrs.    L.'  \v.
tion  as   municipal  engineer and   has , Davis, G.   Bt,   Wales, .1.   Drinkwater,
requested      the   Surrey   council   to   Wm,   Banks,   John   Loney,     James
have n lake effect from the middle | Johnston,  a.   Bamford,  A.   I'. Cur
rie, and  \V.  Williams.
Electric Restorer for Men
Phosphonol rostorss every nervn in the Imdjr
r to itl proper tensi*n ; i.-inic.
vim and vitality. Premature deciv anil all sexual
nnaknese everted at once. Fh-nphonol will
make vnu a new man. 'V-c *'l a bjx, or two I ������
"... MallMl loanvaddre-i. "The ..obeli Drug
I Co., St. CMharlnae, Ont.
Xmas and New
Year Presen
Do not wall iill the lasi day lo get your present*.    Come
\o\v.    uv have a very line selection of Faiu-y Jewellery, Cu   ���
Sheffield Plate, Watches, Clocks, etc.,
A Ticket for Our Splendid Prizes
Given for Every 25c Purchase
Drawing to lake place New Fear's Eve,
M. L. & B. H. WEARE
Lnd-ier. It1 fa:
mil itPAY, DBOBMBBR 20.
0, .Mitchell spent the week end in
yiss X. Marks paid a visit to Vanier the  beginning of the week.
Mr  and Mrs. J. Grant >pald a visit
to New Westminster on Monday.
Mr. and -Mrs. Sheldrake and party
motored to Vancouver  on  Tuesday.
Mrs. White spent Monday In New
T,\*e_: minster.
The  "Parson's  Vacation"  at   Me-
Neelj Hall, early in January.      **
The steamer New Delta will make
.uning trip only on Christmas
Miss G. Watson returned on Wetl-
,   after  spending   a  few   days
vj.iiiiig friends on Lulu Island.
Miss Barker, of Kamloops, B.C.,
mling the holidays here, the
Of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Letheren.
Mr.   i'.   Arthur   motored   to   Vancouver on Wednesday, returning the
tiiiiii' day.
Miss A. Price returned from a few
days visit to  Vaneouver on Sunday.
Mr. H. N.  Rich made a business
trip to \ ancouver on Wednesday.
-Mr.  H.  A.   McDonald motored  to
Vancouver on  Tuesday on  business.
Mrs. H. .N.  Rich paid a visit to
\ ancouver on Thursday.
Mrs.  aud   Mr.  D. A. McKee spent
Thursday in  Vancouver.
The  "Parson's Vacation"  at   McNeely Hall, early in January.      **
Miss Bishop, who has been spending a few weeks here, left on Wednesday for Raymond, Wash.
Miss A. B .McKenzie is spending
the holidays with friends in South
Miss K. A. McKenzie left the end
of the week to visit friends in Na
naimo,  B.C.
Mr. Jas. Creelman spent a few
days in Vancouver the end of the
��� Between Bank of Montreal, Plaintiff;
And Frank  Mlllejeux and    James
|     W. Hoi line-head, Defendants.
To Frank  Millejeux,  of the  Munici-
'paHty of Delta, British Columibia,
Take notice that a Plaint has been
entered and a Summons issued
against you in the above County
Court by the Bank of Montreal, who
carry on business at t'he City of New-
Westminster and elsewhere, as maker
of a .promissory mate dated the 11th
day of August A.D. 1913, for the
sum iof $155.00 and interest, payable
two months after date to the defendant James W. Hollinsihead or order,
and endorsed by him, which note has
ibeen duly presented for payment at
the Bank of Montreal, New Westminster, B.C., tlie place where the
same is stated to be payable, and
has been dishonored, and notice of
dishonor given or duly waived.
Oct. 14, 1913���To amount of
note due this day $155.00
Oct. 24, 1913���To interest on
$155.00 from the 11th day
of August, 1913, to date at
8 per cent, per annum as
well after as before maturity by terms of note   ....       2.36 j
Some People
Cannot afford to pay $35
to $40 for a Suit.
can    make
you a
\:   g  Weare  paid  a  business  visit
v Vancouver  on  Tuesday,  journey-
he ferry.
I     ryone is glad to see Thus. Jor-
round again after a two-weeks'
Mrs. McKae and Mrs. Murphy paid
a visit to Vancouver the beginning
0f the week.
Pi ;ically every sportsman In
Delta took advantage of the last day
of pheasant shooting to get their
final bags of the season.
Mr.  and  Mrs.  D. A.  McKee  went
to Vancouver, Thursday morn-
.   i.adner-WoO'dward's Landing
Mr. A. T. Fawcett, of the Big
Store, drove to  Vancouver on busi-
.- Thursday morning, leaving on
��� ii  ten o'clock ferry.
People   lioldini;   tickets   for   raffle
FI   ��� c'.n    Lord's organ, kind-
1   address to F.   E.
2582    Vancouver   street,   Vic-
:: i'.. at once. **
"Jimmy" Wilcocks left on Tuesday morning for Fernridge, lo take-
up a position there.
Messrs. J. de Canonville and M
Campbell, of the Royal Bank, Vancouver, spent the week end here.
Mrs. C. H. Arthur returned on
Wednesday after spending a few days
in Victoria.
Christmas services will be held In
St. Andrew's Presbyterian church
Sunday morning and evening. Then
will be special music at both services
And an order has been made inter!
alia that the publication of a notice
of the entry of smch Plaint  in t-wo j
issues of The Delta Times, shall  be
deemed to be good and sufficient ser-i
vice of the Summons union you.
You are required to enter a Dis-1
pute Note within fourteen (14) days
from the date of the first publication of this notice in The Delta
Times, at the Registrar's Office at
New Westminster, B.C., and if you
do not so enter such Dispute Nlote,
judgment may be signed against, you
and the Plaintiff may proceed to
Dated this 18th day of November
A.D. 1913.
ailor-Made Suit
here in Ladner for'
upwards from English
Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds. Let a practical
tailor execute your next
order, and your Suit will
look as though it was
made for YOU, and not
for anybody.
Our Suits have the reputation of lasting. We want
to prove this to you.
Ladner, B. C.
Mr. R. H.  Coleman brought over]
from   Vancouver,  Thursday,  via  th-
new ferry, a big load of merchandise
for I.adner stores.
Mr. and Airs. Alex. Fisher an
family left on Tuesday evening :
spend Christmas at their old hor.*
in N'ova Scotia.
On Tuesday,  Dec.   23,  there  will
. a sin i i.ii Chrl : m .   m
u'lar market day will be held
lay, 19th Inst., as usual, but
II   lie  an   additional   market
day before  Christmas.
Memibers  of  the  Delta  Municipal
I   made  a   trip   of   inspection
(iulfside dyke, Thursday,  the
being  to  ascertain   if the  re-
���nrm  had  caused   any serious
'   large number of the friends of
\.  Coleman  have asked him
in 1  for election  to the munlci-
luncil.    Mr.  Coleman  has nol
. ven  a decision.
George Parker shot a fine -big
mallard drake on the marshes last
week, which he claims is uoth lhe
Hn-eert plumaged and largest bird
ghol   In  Delia   this season.
Inadvertently thc names of Messrs.
Howard Bros, and John Ray, all of
I.adner, were missed from the .published list of donators to the prize
fund for tlie recent plowing matches.
A committee of the young people
of Ladner have organized a Bachelors' dance for New Year's live, and
a fine evening's enjoyment is promised.
The weather being a'bit wrong and
the going not too good, the Ladner
Drag Hunt did not meet last Wednesday. A meet is expected today.
steamer Trader loa-de I b full
��� hay, Tuesday, ror Victoria,
Thursday the  Birdswell took'
.md   straw   at   Westham   Ie-i
r  Ihe same port.
.sues of the Vancouver World j
i couver Sun of last week ap-
sired stories stating that a Ladner
ml was arrested for -being ln-
ted  while driving his auitomo
I'll.- so-called    "Ladner   mer-
'  chances  to he  a  resident  0
Mrs, C, II. Morgan and children,
of North Vancouver, lel'l for their
home on Friday last after spending
a tew day.- Visiting with Mr. and
Mrs. J. Jordan.
For all Building Supplies and Fuel
Oil. apply lo 'he B.C. Transport Co.,
Ltd., 505 Westminster Trust Building. Office phone 820; wharf phone
M is Edith Lesa. wh.** has for some
leen   a   waitress   in   the   Delta
'!   ���    lefl Sunday to visit with her
- hi Ontario,    Patrons and em-
b   of   the   hotel   subscribed   n
of gold, which was presented
Lesa   on   her   departure,   as
��� n  of  the esteem   with   which
i    held.       Mr.   Henry  Jordan
her across  to  Eburne behind
otter Blue Bells.
The Epworth League of the Moth
odisl church held its monthly entei
tainment   Thursday   evening   at   the
horde of Mrs. It. A. Coleman,    Thi |
evening was spent  socially-and  with
,     I
Miles & Son, pliini'bers, ol New
Wostiiiinslor. llirough Clement &
Lamibert, of i.adner. have just finished a job Of plumbing In tho new
home for Mr. Leonard Dennis, ir
East   Delta.
��� -diinei  Amends  Mom,. Rule IUII to
Retain  Poet Office Under
Imperial Control.
LONDON,   Dec.   17.��� The  cabinet
���    Is   holding   conferences   ibis
to i> re pare  lor  the  next  S-8-
���  Of  parliament,   has  decided  to
ate from the Home Rule bill
lauae  (transferrin*;   the   "rjsh
1 ���   to   lhe   authority   of   tbe
Dublin parltnmein.    This clause
been  severely  attacked  by  the
sltlon   speakers     aud   alBo   by
' I- ral home    rulers    us a serious
_ in the bill.
"'forth,    therefore,    the   post-
:   "��� like the army  and navy  and
1 tlgn policy, will be under I in -
i control.
is    reported thai  the negotiu-
between the government and
���   Opposition on  the  Ulster dlffi-
Is apparently making no pro-
NCOUVHR,     Dec.   18.���Frank
����������     the   popular   Vancouver
���er,  returned yesterday from  Los
���    Where   be    met   defeat    at
hands   of   Bud     Anderson   last
''"���������    "If  there   Is   anvone  in   the
I '   1  dan   lick  It   is   Bud  Ander-
d"clared   Frank   upon  his  ar-
II and  hls  manager,  Bert   Hnl-
1 I.  is now endeavoring to bring
on north for a contest early
'   New  Year.     Barrleau  wants
* ''urn  bout, and  he is confident
"-��������� l>e will get it.
IXVOLVI" (150,000,00.
Duke of   Bedford   sells   Nineteen
Acres in iienit of London for
Enormous Sum.
LONDON, Dec. 17. -One    of    the
blggSBl   private real estate deals on
record   was   completed  yesterday   In
j the purchase  of  the  Duke  of Bed-
' lord's   block   of   freehold   property
j in  the centre  Of  London  for something like $60,000,000 by Mr. Harry
'. Mallabv-Deeb-y. a   Unionist  member*
of tiie House oi Commons,
The exact figures were Withheld
by   ihe   agents,   but   experts   basing
their calculation on the cosl of ac-
nulring the property tor the Aid-
wveh and Kingsway improvement
Which amounted to ��22,J500,O0O estimate the sum which changed
hands today at  $60,000,000.
The estate covers nineteen acres,
and roughly sneaking, stretches east
and wesl from Kingsway to St, Martin's l.an, mar Trafalgar square
and north and south from Long
\en- lo the Strand.     It  includes the
Royal opera, the Drury Lane,   the
Aldwvch. the Strand and Ihe Lyceum" theatres, Covenl Garden Mar-
Ice! Bow street police court, tne
National Sporting ciuh and a number Of great  printing houses.
LONDON,   Dec.   IS.���It     is     now
! learned that the amount paid by Mr.
Harry  Mallaby-Deult-y for the  Duke
, of   Bedford*I  Covent Garden  estates
was about  $13,760,000.    not    $60,-
000,000 as previously estimated.
Large  Body  of    Friends   Pay   Last
Tribute to Lute Mr. Jnnies
(From   The   British   Columbian.l
Thc funeral of the late James Marshall, for twenty-two years a resident
o- this city, held yesterday afternoon
from the family residence, 909 Fifth
avenue, to the Vancouver crematorium, was largely attended by the old-
timers of this city. Rev. A. F.
Baker, of the Mount Pleasant church,
Vancouver, had charge of -he service,
tailing for his text a verse from the
fifth chapter of Romans: "Therefore
Being Justified in Faith, We Live
With God, Through Our Lord Jesus
In speaking o_ the late Mr. Marshall, Rev. Baker said that he was a
tender, affectionate father, and always took an active interest in the
welfare of nis family. He waa a
good husband, and a good citizen,
and one that would be sadly missed
by all who knew J��im.
' The last request of the deceased
was that the Atchison trio should
sing the "Land O' the Leal," and this
was rendered by Messrs. J. Atchis-on,
W. M. McCloy and J. Graham. Another of Mr. Marshall's favorite
hymns, "Blessed Be the Tie That
L'inds," was sung by the trio.
The pallbearers were the well
known representative citizens, Col.
J. I). Taylor. M.P.; Mr. Thos. Gifford, M.P.P.; Mr. Fred Banton, Mr.
Thomas Turnibull, Mr. Frank MacKenzie, M.P.P., and Mr. James
Among the old time residents
were: Mr. Chas. Sprott, Mr. Nels Nelson, Mr. iRobt. Wintemute, Mr. W.
Sutherland, Mr. E. Dalzlel, Mr. A.
Munn, Mr. Thos. Turnbull, Mr. F.
Banton, Mr. A. Adams, Mr. J. Graham, Mr. W. MoCloy, Mr. Wm.
Sloan, Mr. Robt. Kilpatrick, Col. J.
D. Taylor. M.P.; Mr. Jas. Atchison
and Mr. F. J.   MacKenzle, M.P.P.
Mr. Marshall leaves to mourn his
loss, a widow, four brothers. Lieut.
Colin Marshall, of the 72nd Highlanders, Vancouver; Dr. B. Marshall,
Of Eureka, bal.; Robert and Douglas,
of this city; eleven children. Robert,
of Powell river; Mrs. Jas. Usher, of
Vancouver; Mrs. Jas. Latham, of
Seattle; Mrs. C. G. Parker, of Vancouver; Mrs. Joseph Harris, of this
city; David Allan Marshall, of East
Burnaiby, a member of tho famous
Salmon' nellies; and Walter, and
Chrissle Belle, Armln'o. Jesslmlne
and Millias, of this city. All were
present at the funeral'with the eX-
.ceptlon or Lieut. Colin Marshall and
Dr. B. Marshall.
Ferry Auto Stage
ladner-Vantoover Service
Auto leaves corner Fraser
Arm and River Road at 7:00
and 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 and
6:00 p.m., connecting with all
ferries at Woodward's Landing.
Ferry Free.
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iNotice is hereby given that the
time for the reception of tenders for
the construction of wharves at Victoria Harbour, B.C., is extended to
Thursday, January 8, 1914.
By   order,
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, December 9, 1913.
Still Continues
For Ornamental Cakes
and Girls' nnd Boys'
First Prize���Special 3-tler
Ornamental Cake.
Second Prizes���Special 2-tier
Ornaimental Cake.
Third Prize���Special 1-tier
Ornamental Oake.
Beginning Saturday, Nov.
29, one coupon given for every
25 cents of purchase.
(Under 15 Years)
One coupon for every five
cents spent in this store.
3    PRIZES    FOR    BOYS
Orders should be given early
for Christmas Cakes, Cookies,
etc. Call and see samples and
Getting into the Home
Women buy more than
two-thirds the merchandise sold in retail stores
and every woman reads
the Classified Want Ads.
Our paper goes Into the
homes and the Want
Ads. will reach the
For Sale. For Exchange Wanted to
Purchase, To Let. I_o��t, Found, Work
Wanted, Situations Vacant, 1 cent per
word. Minimum, 26 cents for any on*
advt. These rates for cash with order.
All Waul Ads, must be tn by 2 p.m.
on Thursday.
WE    KEEP    the   Wooden    Button
Moulds.      Howard Bros., Ladner.
STRAYED���On December 5. to Ixrt
188, Group 2, one black sow.
Owner can have same by proving
property and paying expenses. E.
Brodie, I_adner.
The G. Lassater Estate, Delta, Offered for sale, is now withdrawn from
tho market.
The annual meeting of the members will be held in the Council
Chambers. I.adner, on Friday, January 2, 1914, at 2.30 p.m.
The annual meeting of the members will be held in the Council
Chambers, I.adner, on Friday, January  2, 1914,  at  3.30  p.m.
A.   deR.  TAYLOR,
'What's Your Phore Number?"
Can YouAnswer This Question
If not, don't you know you are
losing business and running risk.
What is more necessary than a tele-
phono in case ot sickness or fire?
Delta   Telephone   Co.,   Ltd.
Highest Prices for Live and Dressed
Poultry,   Fresh Eggs and   Produce.
Consignments Solicited.
City Market,  Main  .St.,     Vancouver.
Poultry Wanted
Best Prices Paid.
Mineral and
Soda Waters
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer   of   Soda   Water,
Ginger  Ale,  and  all Kinds  of
Summer Drinks,
Your  Patronage Solicited.
Authorized Capital  $280,000.00.
H. A. MacDonald,   Managing Director.
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YANCOrVKK. Der. 18.���With absolute  unanimity   the  board  or enquiry yesterday agreed on the deportation Of Herman Singh, the Hindu
who has been occasioning trouble fori
the department under Mr. Malcolm
Reid of late.    Papers have already;
been   issued   authorising  this   man's |
Among  the   guests  registered   at
the Delta ihis week wen* the following: a. E. Duchesnay, Vani i u.  r;
Miles, tf-ew Wi stminster: it. S, Miles,,
N'ev,-   Westminster;   C,   B.   Lumsden,
Vancouver;   Dr.  w.  \v.   Uton,  Victoria;    a.    Balfour,   Van lou-ver;   0.
Spavcii.   Vancouver;    P.   t'attereon,
Vancouver, t.. F, Ricketts, _n_mlgra-]
tion   Department,  Vancouver;   B.  A..
Frith, Vancouver; c. I,. Brown, Ne***
Westminster; .1. Grauer, HJburne; J.
A. Dadda, New Westminster;  H. C.
M iMicnpolis;
I-".    Parmeuter,   New
Q'-Jc't-y stops coughs,  curts  cc'Ja, ami  h_;ttlR
ihs thro&t and lunci.        :: 28 cents-
Proprietor of
The White Store
Wishes his many patrons a
Merry Xmas and a Happy and
Prosperous New Year
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Don't forget the  $75.00 Gold Draw December 31
A chance for every 50c you spend at our store.
Westham Street
Phone 39
l)i^mm 20
Hon.   \v.  ...   Ross  Announces That
1,700,000   Acres   ol'   Laud
Hnve Been Surveyed,
\ ANCOUVER, Dec. 18.��� In
Speeches before the Progress Club
and Ward VI Conservative Association yesterday afternoon and evening, Hon, VV. R, Ross, Provincial
Minister of Lands, deali with the
land po Icy of the administration,
thu problem oi settlement and what
*.v.is being don" iii tliis direction,
and Incidentally demolished the
criticisms of Mr, II. C. Brewster and
oilier Liberals directed against his
Mr, itoss pointed out that colonization depended entirely on transportation.
it wa- imposslb e to colonize
without railways and the McBride
government had entered Into an extensive policy of railway construction. While the population of the
province bad lm reased BO per cent,
in thr last ten years it had noi been
a. rural population and this could
be expected without the operation of
railways, In the n< xl year or so
British Columbia, with the settlement of the farming areas, would
be enl ering upon Its r< al destiny.
The railways would give settlers
easy access to the lands and equal
facility   in   reaching   a   market.
While he was not there to make
any announcement Of policy on behalf of the government he felt safe
in Intimating that it would not be
long before tho government undertook some ample and strong policy
to attract farmers to the agricultural lands. This would be when the
railways were completed. It would,
he was sure, reflect to the profit
of the people of Vancouver.
Mr. Ross dwelt for some time on
"the wild statements of Mr. Brewster, which he, free from the trammels of responsibility, had made
concerning the government's land
policy." Mr. Brewster had said that
the land along the railway lines
had all been sold and that there
was none for the private settler. This
stateraenl the minister refuted, stating in addition that of the __(i,U00,-
UtlO acres, 93,000,000 were reserved
for pre-emption. Roads, bridges
and railway lines in certain districts
had lieen sources of revenue great
enough ;o keep the province from
the necossity of borrowing. As regards development In the survey
department he stated that there
were in the province 1,700,000
acres of land to which the pre-
eniptor could go today if he wanted
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Victor-Victrola *S XI      $135
A Vidtor-ViCiTola is the idea! family
Christmas present
I|S ft, : r> ���������   ���, VQtct
It combines in one ma^niic nt gift al th�� pleasure
an;1 happ ness you wish for each member of (he
family���more than you ouid possibly give tiiem
in individual gifts at the same coft
Nlf -A.Tt.1 ��� VOICf
Call on sny "H's Master's Voice" dealer in any city in Canada and hear your favorite music on the Victrola, or,
if you find it inconvenient to call, he will te glad lo give a de   onstntion of * ny instrumen: you desire in your
own home.    Victiola., cost from $20 to $300, and a e sold on e-sy uaym nts  ' as low as   $1   per  week)  if
desired.    Victor ieco (is are 90c for 10-incti douJe sided     Ask for Catologue listing over 5000 Victor records
Beriiner Gram-o-phone Co.
oJJ^l) Lenoir Street
Hill is Drafted   nna will   Probably
Be Introduced This session
lo llie House.
OTTAWA,  Dec.    18.���Legislation
to be passed at Ihe approaching session of parliament Is almost certain
to include a Dominion Mines Act. At
il"' present time, mining in all ihe
provinces, with the exception of the
tlm ������ prairie provim es, is under ihe
Jurisdii tion ol the dto\ Inci b. In
the Villi..-! and In the unorganized
ti rritorh . h Dominion government i ��� ; ci ntrol over mining j
operal Ion -\
The only  Dominion    mining   act
reah       i force at the present nine is I
the Vukon  Pi cer Act.     Apart from
tl Is,   mi: i:..   outside the    provinces I
which   own   their  own   natural   re-!
sources Is controlled by regulations,
and these    are   subject to frequent
As  a  consequi nee  of  this  situation,   Involving   as   il   does   lack   ofi
pen lanence  In    mining    conditions,
British Investors   and   others   have
in- n   dii posed   to  flghl   shy  or the
Ci n.': n Hi 11,    Tin. e years ago the
late government suggested that  Improved conditions might be brought
about   by the    framing of    a    Do-1
minion   Mines  Act   which   would   ill-!
elude   all   the   best   features   of   the'
provincial   acts  and   additional   features   applicable   to   the   territories.
and  the  prairie provinces.
Tho Canadian Mining Institute
fell In With the idea and bus drawn
up a draft bill which Is now receiving the consideration of Hon Louis i
1 rro, min ister of mines, and his
officials, villi modifications such
as tl" governmenl considers advis- ]
Bbli. this bill will, in all probability,
be lit r i lui ed at an e irly dale in die
��� |   lo i,        \ H^r   t-cc living   P   second
 I   ������ "   '..   referred   to  the I
ci mmlttei   ou  forests and  mines to
he deal!   with in detail,     it  Is understood   thai   the   new   legislation:
v. ill  be 1    :������ ly based upon  the On-
tarlo Mining Act.
1 t.Kis in every Town and City
This Trade Mark appears cn ivery genuine Vic*.��������������� Yi*.L\��la and every Victor Record.
.e sere you _ee it before you buy.
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Morrison, Unseated on Petition, He-
elected in Macdonald By
Increased Majority.
WINNIPEG, Dec. 15.���Mr. Alex.
.Morrison, Conservative, was elected
in the Macdonald constituency of
the federal parliament on Saturday
With a majority of 911, with one
poll to come. A heavier vote was
polled at the previous election,
when Mr. Morrison was elected and
later unseated on petition but the
majority was increased from 748.
Six polls in ihe Winnipeg suburbs
ran up the increased majority,
showing uu advance of 186 over the
former majority they gave the Conservative candidate.
Mr. Morrison's opponent In the
second election was Mr. Miles, Liberal. Mr, Walter Burnside was arrested in St. James, charged with
perjury. Beyond this Incident the
election   was  quiet.
M-UNTK-.A4-, Dec, IS.��� The National fire Insurance company or
Paris, which was organized in 1820
.���n the Mount Royal Iserarance Company, and which for political reasons changed its name in 1849 to
il ; p-ise-'t title, lias decided to open
branches in Canada. They have entrusted the management of the af-
i iii- to Mr. i E, Clemont, v*ho In
Future will manage both Institutions,
;s he Is at present manager oi tho
Mount  Royal  Assurance Company.
OTTAWA, Dee. is. Mr Geo, II.
Bradbur: Ml'., has decided to introduce a cold storage bill al the
opening of the House, and is drafting the measure at the present time.
As the government has also under
censideration a cold storage act, the
two mav be incorporated or botn
bills sent to the Agriculture Committee   lor   consideration.
(Prom The British Columbian.)
Mayor Gray stated last night to
the council that he had mei Reeve
bridge and two Richmond councillors last Friday and had been assured by them that the atforney-
gi neral had considered the resurvey
ol their municipality one of the first
things they should take up. This
In reference to the improvement of
the Boundary road on Lulu Island
The Richmond men said that If
any portion of the road be found In
their municipality they would contribute half of the cost and In any
event would notify New Westminster as soon as the lines were run
and    the   Knowledge   of   how     they
 d secured,
Richmond Main,
yesterday, Alderman Bryson re*
��� ted, the Richmond council pass-
��� II ������ enl of $3,000 t. the
Westminster council on account of
the submerged main. Power to act
was given the chairman of tlie water committee in the matter of placing steel casing on the waterpipe
connecting tbe submerged main,
Richmond having agreed to pay
half the cost.
Dr. de Van's Female Pills
A rel:a_��ie "-'rendi rejrulato-, nrver (ails. Theso
ollll are exceedingly power.ul jn , _:.. 1 .��tin.r tlie
.* 'iK-rative p ,rtion ul the le Qftlf system.   Refuse
I i icap in.itati-ni    Dr. ds Van's are sold at
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-,    ..,..,_,,,, ,,;>.      _-. .   _���    . <_n   ���   HIV   BU1_    ..I
���5 a l>'-x. nr three InrllO.   Mailed to iny address.
ibe'.l l>r��s ������������ at. CUhHlaeo. *���*���
The Snobe"!
O 0
After a lengthy discussion, which
occupied the attention of the City
Ccuncil at a special session Monday
and formed Ihe chief business at the
regular meeting, the City Council,
by a vote of five to four, determined
to submit at the forthcoming civic
election an enabling by-law to permit of the expend it tire of $304,000
voted in the last Sooke Lake Loan
By-law to cover the purchase of the
15,000 acres in lhe Sooke Lake watershed. Thi* amount is to be diverted so as to provide for the acquisition, also, of the li.ooo acres
in the Leech river watershed.
Port Improvements.
That the breakwater section of
the Victoria harbor improvements
will be completed within the time
set, namely December, 1015, is stated by Mr. H. A. Elgee, manager in
Victoria for the firm of Sir John
Jackson, Ltd., which is engaged in
its construction. Mr. Elgee said
that the progress to date was satisfactory ln every way and that, although to the average citizen who
visited the scene there might be
little to see, as a matter of fact first
class progress had been made since
the commencement of operations.
Drove Pick Train.
Many former Cariboo miners now
resident In Victoria will lie Interested In learning that Mr. Donald Mc-
Cillivray, who has just, passed away
at Chilliwack, had the distinction of
being Chilliwack's first magistrate
after Incorporation, and retained
that office up to a few months ago.
Mr. McGillivray was born at Lochia.,
Glengarry county, Ont., 75 years ago
and came West In 18fi0. During
the gold excitement he drove a pack
train on tho Cariboo road. In 1878
he was returned as member of parliament for the Westminster Feder-
I al district as a Conservative, and
served one term. He had filied practically every office of trust in the
gift  of the people.
Inspects Harbor.
Avowing lh.it his presence in the
city signified the desire and intention
on the part of llie Marine and Fisheries Department of the Federal government to accord a more generous
treatment to the harbors Of tlm West
generallv than has been their portion
in the past, Mr. A R. Tlbbits, of
Ottawa, Inspecting officer of harbor
commissioners returned to tlie Mainland Monday. The object of his'
visit was to acquaint himself with
the harbor conditions of this port '
so that when questions arise In parliament regarding developments
here the Information will be on
hand. i
SEATTLE, Dec. 18.���President
Thorn/as Franois Kane, of the University of Washington, has been removed from office by the board or
regents, who unanimously adopted a
resolution declaring the office vacant, ll is understood that President Kane will be permitted to
Berve out the college year. His successor had not been chosen, but
there is much talk of Chancellor
Strong of the University of Kansas,
being chosen. A report has been
current [or several months that
President Woodrow Wilson has heen
asked to recommend a man whom
he considered competent to become
head of the University of Washington.
Special Permit Granted,
BELLINGHAM, Dee. 10.���Mayor
E. J. Cleary Saturday morning issued a permit to Contractors Brooks
tS: Olsen. who are constructing the
new intake tunnel to the city water
system at. Lake Whatcom, to work
their men over the eight-hour limit
whenever the condition of the work
is such that overtime work is necessary. Mayor Cleary stated that he
believed over-time work to be necessary in many instances during the
construction of the Intake and exercised the authority given him in
the city charter to use discretionary
lower in such Instances,
Electrocution  Probed,
SUMAS, Dec. 17.���A. 11. Lewis,
public service commissioner: Btate
Inspector J. F. Reunion and stenographer were here Monday morning
for a hearing on the death of F. N.
Stone by electrocution November 28.
Evidence showed death was caused
by a primary wire of the Sumas Electric Company falling across a secondary and carrying 2300 volts Into the
Swail hotel barber shop, whore Stone
was employed. H. W. Vanderhoof,
of Seattle, owner of the plant, testified he knew nothing of local conditions, which he left to his foreman.
A decision, said Mr. Lewis, will be
rendered in three days.
Fish Trap Owners  Kiire Arrest.
BELLINGHAM, Dec. 17.���Fish
tra[i owners of Puget Sound and the
Columbia river who have not filed
their reports with tho state fish commissioner are to be arrested as fast as
the deputies can call on them. More
than 100 owners face arrest. The action of the commissioner was taken
after notices had been sent out advising the owners of appliances for taking fish to comply with the statute
that requires reports before the 10th
of each month. The law carries a fine
of $50 for failure to file the reports.
898,820 Tons Puss Customs.
BELLINGHAM, Dec. 17.���Bellingham, Blaine and Sumas, the three
points in Whatcom County, where
dutiable goods pass through the
hands of customs officials, handled a
total tonnage of 893,620 tons during
the month of November, and collected
$2,408.35 In customs fees, according
to the report of the customs business
for tho district ot Washington, which
has just heen released for publication. Of the total tonnage of merchandise passing through these ports.
732,283 tons were exports and 161,-
337 tons were Imports.
Delta municipality   . ^^Wvs~v'
the mouth of the Fraser R1U"6- ��
finest   agricultural   distr '" ������>���
The chief interests i��� ���. D? B-C.
fanning, dairying, "rah '"'''a ar.
market gardening, ������,,, ''"-.lire,
breeding. There are ��i "ih; hoi's*
canneries in the Delt** !'��� . saIlnoii
There are shipping Z S-'PMitr
and boat to the markets i ,'* ral1
and the United State, tv, ""^
yield is the largest per ac��� i Cr��-
ada, and Ihe sheep and'l*or''! J��-
are the* finest in British r ' *re*1
Along the south bank of ��S 2*llL
Biver there are splendid ,i,_ra-er
industries. ' s"e8 lot
Board  of Trade.-Presldent, D .
McKee; secretary, S   \y  *,���  , ' *<
'Justices of Peace^H.D  p.,   -���'
J. Kirkland, J. McKcc, E ?*�� �����
Police  Magistrate.���J.
iMedical Health Officer.���d7t ��
Wilson. ���������'���Kin
A-  King ar,d Dfi
iCoroners.���Dr,  A.
J.  Kerr Wilson.
School Board.���S. VrMu  m,.
C. Davie. A. del..''���*?_,. ^
Callum, W. R. Ellis, \. A '���-',*���
mid. secretary. 'lcl-lar'
Fanners'   Institute.���t.  t   ��.,,,
I    President; N. A. McDiarmid   ecrl
tary. ���*'e- ,
Delta Farmers' Game Protectlys i*.
soclatlon.���Wm. Kirkland �����.,
dent; A. deR. Taylor, secret...
Delta Agricultural Society���Dri
Kerr Wilson, president; A d-.ii
Taylor, secretary. '
Member of Parliament j, n Tavin,
New  Westminster. '    '   '
Member of Local Legislature ���p j
MacKenzie, New Westmli iter ' '
Boat Sailings.���S.S. New Delta leavei
Ladner every day for Steveston it
8.30 a.m., 12.30 p.m. and 610
p.m., connecting with the B c
E. R. cars. S.S. Transfer leavei
for New Westminster dailv, excepi
Sundays, at 7 a.m.; returnlnt
leaves New Westminster at 2 pm
reaching Ladner at 5.30 p.m ' '
Railways.���Great Northern leavei
Port Guichon daily for New West,
minster and Vancouver at 7 a inn-turning, leaves Vancouver at
2.30 p.m., reaching Port Guichon
about 6.30 p.m. B.C.E.R., Lulu
Island Branch, E. Stirling, superintendent; Vancouver to Eburne
and Steveston���Cars leave Granville street depot (at north end
of .bridge over False Creek) at 6,30
a.m. and hourly until 11,30 p.m.
Special car for Eburne a; 6.00
a.m. Cars leave Steveston at I I
a.m. and hourly until 11,30 pa.
Sunday service���First car leavei
either terminus at 8 30 a.m.;
hourly service thereafter until
11.30 p.m
Post Office.���Hours. S a.m. to ?
p.m. Mail for Vancouver closes
at 12 noon; for New Westminiter
and up river points at 6.30 a.m.;
closed all  day Sunday.
Municipal Council.���Meets in the
Municipal Hall, Ladner, on the
second and fourth Saturdays in
each month at 2 p.m.    Keeve, H.
D. Benson; councillors, i. D,
Paterson, W. A. Kirkland, Hanford Lewis, O, Dennis, Chrli
Brown;   clerk,   N.   A.   Mi-Diarmlil.
sir   Richard   McBride  Gives  Greet*
ing.s mui Good Cheer to Fellow
(From  The   Brllish   Columbian i
"1 say this. The people of New
Westminster need have no fear
about the present financial stringency. We have had our little business difficulties before and we have
lived through them. With your harbor development, the new channels
being formed iu your rMver, the
certainty of the railroads coming iu,
here and of their expansion northward to Alaska, the Imminence of
the Panama canal opening, there ls
no cause to be alarmed about the
Thus Sir Richard McBride, K.C.
M.G., speaks to the people of his
native town this Christruastlde and,
in addition, wishes them well. He
was over on a Hying visit yesterday
and went off to Victoria again last
evening. As is hia custom he visited as many of his friends as possible
while here, In addition to calling
upon his mother.
Touching railroad development
Sir Richard slated that he had recently communicated with Mr. T. G.
Holt of the C. N. II. impressing
upon him the need of a speedy beginning upon the terminal work of
that road In New Westminster and
Vancouver, He laid special stress
upon the fact that owing to the lessened employment, which the municipalities could offer to their workmen, such terminal work, If undertaken speedily, would be of the
greatest   efficacy   now.
The Premier stated that tlie C. N.
R. authorities hnd replied that they
were bending every effort towards
making a beginning on this work,
but in view of the nature of the
terminal construction, many arrangements of great importance had
to be put in order before any start
was mad". However, they were doing their best to expedite matters,
The Ladner - Steveston
Perry Service
Beginning Monday, September 15,
the steamer New Delta will run on
her Call and winter schedule, as follows: Leaves at 8.30 a.m. and 3.30
p.m. Vancouver passengers can
make connection by taking the 8.30
a.m. and 3.30 p.m. cars at Grau-
ville street station. New Westminster passengers should take the
Eburne cars at 8:00 a.m. and 3:00
p.m. and the Steveston ear�� at
OTTAWA. Dec. IS.---An unconfirmed rumor is prevalent that the
King's New Year's birthday honors
Will include Major K. M. Leonard,
chairman of the National Transcontinental Railway Commission. Maj.
Leonard, it Is said, will be given a
The   family remedy   for   Coughs   and   Cold*.
Small  dote.    Small   bottle.    Beit nnt-   1870
Holy Communion, first and third
Sundays at 11 a.m, second fourth
Sundays at 8 a.m.; matins, 11 a.m.;
Sunday school at 10 a.m.; Evening
Service at 7.30 p.m.; Wednesday
evening, Litany at 8.30. Rev. C. C,
Hoyle,  M.A.,  vicar.
Kaptisr Church.
Pastor���Rev. D. G. Macdonald
I.adner���Sunday school, 11 a.m.;
evening service, 7.30 p.m.; prayer
m-fltlrig, Wednesday, 7.30 p.m.; missionary meeting every first Wednesday under the auspices of the Ladies-
Crescent Island���Sunday school, 2
p.m.; service, 3 p.m.; singing practice and Bible reading. Tuesday, 7.3(
Gulfside Schoolhouse���Union Sut-
day school, 2 p.m.;  singing practice
and Gospel service.  Friday, 7.30.
Church services will be held every
other Sunday, beginning with Sunday, November 14, 1900. Parochial
mass at 10.30 a.m.; Sunday school,
2 p.m.; evening devotion, 3 p.m.;
a.m, Rev. Father w. Chaput, parish
Services   next   Lord's   Day  at     11
a.m.   and   7.30  p.m.;   class' meeting,
before   the   morning    service   every I
Sundaj-;   Sabbath school at 10 a.m.
every    Sunday;     Epworth    League
every Wednesday at S p.m.     Kev. C. I
Wellesley Whittaker, pastor.
st. Andrew's Pnebytetlan.
Services next Lord's Day at 11 ���
B m. and 7.30 p.m.; week night set-
vices on Thursday evening at 7.301
o'clock; Sund.ay school at 2.30 p!m. I
Kev. J. j. Hastie, minister.
Any   corrections   in   above   names
or times should be sent to the office!
of the Delta Times, Ladner, B C
Coal mining rights of the D
ien, in Manitoba, Saskati.. ��� ���:. I i
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, ths
Northwest Territories and in a i '*
tion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term
of twenty-one years at an annul
rental of $1 an acre. Not more than
2560 acres will be leased to one applicant.
App'icatlon for a lease must bs
made by the applicant in person to
the Agent or Sub-Agent of tlie district in which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory me 'an(1
must be described by sections, or
legal subdivisions of sections, and
in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the
applicant himself.
Each application must be accompanied by a foe of $.r>, which will b-
refunded If the rights applied for
are not available, but not otherwise.
A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tbe
rate of five cents per ton.
The person operaling the iiu1"-
shall furnish the Agen! with sworn
returns accounting for the full Q"'""'
tity of merchantable coal mined nna
pay the royalty thereon. H ,hl> m
mining rights are not bslng 0P��*Jj
ed, such returns should be furnUIH"
at least once a year. ,
The lease will Include the coai
mining rights only, but the lessee
may be permitted to purchaee wn��-
ever available surface rights :��">
considered necessary for ">���*���.��
ing of the mine at tbe rate of Jl1-*"
an acre. ...
For   full   information   appl'��11""
should be made to the Secretary ��
the  Department of the Interior, wi
tnwa, or to any Agent or SuD-AI
of Dominion Lands.
W.  W.  CORV.      ...
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.���Unauthorised P��Wl����t,,��2
this  advertisement  will  not  >��- V*
COMMENDS STt'DV ol   V^i,,,
TORONTO.   Dec.   18.-  *M*
the students of McMaster} ������';,,'���,- ._
yesterday    afternoon.    ��" Ilu,
Laurier advised   them  t'1  ���*''"      -��,
languages, even the dead lan-tu<W
and   spoke   of   the   benelil
found   In  the  knowledge
through life.
The Delta  Til.ies )s  I��Hl'lis?,^',,1H(
Saturday from the Timrs Tt""d
Ladner.  B.C.    J.  D. Taylor


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