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Array THE DELTA TIMES
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LADNER,  B. C, SATURDAY, JANUARY, 3, 1914
$1.00 A YEAR.
VISITS WITH
DELTA BOARD
M,    i .   K.  Tisdall, M.P.P.  for Van-
couver, Attends Special Meeting; of Board of Trade.
Mr. C. B. Tisdall, M.P.P. for Vancouver, who has been specially interested in the establishment of the
Ladner-Woodward's Landing ferry,
visited the board of trade at its
special meeting, held Tuesday even-
lug for the purpose of considering
tlie advisability of approching the
Provincial Oovernment in the ln-
terest of the improvement of the
ferry. There was a good attendance
. :  members. ,
Mr. Tisdall addressed the meet-
[ng, and on his advice lt was decided
to name a delegation at the next
regular meeting of the board, to be
held Monday evening, January 12,
to interview the government, asking
for such improvement of the ferry
service as will do away with the
scow.
The Lulu Island auto stage service was also discussed, and the
president and the secretary were
mimed a committee to look into this
service and report at the next meeting.
Wednesday morning, President
McKee and Mr. Tisdall together inspected the ferry landing at Woodward's to see what could be done to
improve the approach from the road
to the landing.
ENVOY LIND DIES.
GAIN   BV   DREDGING.
Belief Grows That Huerta  Has Renewed His Offer to Retire on
Certain Conditions.
VERA CRUZ, Dec. 31.���United
- ites Envoy Lind left last night for
Pass Christian aboard the cruiser
lester, where he will confer with
President Wilson. He left in re
mse to instructions from the State
11. partment.
Tentative Proposals.
PASS CHRISTIAN, Dec. 31.���That
Lind  brings at least tentative    pro-
gals from Huerta is considered certain ln the light    of    developments
It   is  understood  that ln the
isl six hours Huerta has    renewed
his offer to retire, but with a few
of ihe strings placed on his original
ciifer withdrawn.
Cabinet Meets.
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 31.���As Hu-
er.a's cabinet prepared to meet late
i.day  for the  year's  last     session,
there were  persistent rumors    that
several ministers in important port-
lullos have tendered   their   resigna-
lions.    There are also  rumors that
Huerta intends to resign early in the
i   v year and that the meeting    is
Hilled to consider his retirement.
Ojinaga   Still   Holds   Out.
DL PASO, Dec. 31.���Although the
te of Ojlnaga is still in doubt, dishes indicated that the town will
I Into rebel hands   before   night-
.1.    Ammunition   Is   low,   but   the
��� ml garrison is still offering des-
ite resistance against overwhelm-
odds.    Advices Bhow that, casual-
are heavy, especially on the fed-
��� .il  side.     The  defenders,  realizing
' to be captured means execution,
ire righting fiercely.
All   yesterday  and  last   night  the
��� tiel  forces,  numbering  five thous-
l. advanced steadily from the dl-
lectlon of Lamula and Mulato, grad-
11 dlv capturing all outworks erected
by the federals, and at dark they had
drawn a cordon tightly around three
sides of the town. Federal deserters
crossing the Rio Grande during the
night said the dead and wounded lay
about the little town, many wounded
having lain without medical attend-
" thirty-six hours.
Provincial Government Policy in Pitt
Meadows District Is Beginning
to Bear Fruit.
PITT MEADOWS, Dec. 31.���That
the problem of raising good crops on
the twenty thousand acres of prairie
land which constitutes Pitt Meadows
may only be solved by an adequate
system of drainage and by the
deepening of the slough channels,
has long been the cry of the farmer here and the difficulty seems in a
fair way to being solved by the actions of the Provincial government
who have already inaugurated a
system of dredging which in time
will afford plenty of depth for the
accumulations of surface water that
in former years has been the bugbear of the rancher.
During the year just closed, several of the larger sloughs have been
deepened and in addition, on the
south side of the C. P. R. tracks,
two or three new channels have been
dug until now that portion of the
meadows is in shape re.ady for the
farmer to run his smaller ditches
into the cuts, for which work plenty
Of fall la assured. On the north
side, over a mile of Katsey slough
has been completed and the work
only ceased some few days ago \tSen
the appropriation ran out. Next
year it is expected that the balance
of this slough, which is Ur-e main
artery of the meadows, will be completed and the resultant improvement to the land will prove of inestimable value to the property owners
along this slough.
For years the land known as Pi
Meadows has been called "sour" and
unfit for grain raising, but agriculturists who have made a study of
conditions, were emphatic In declar'
ing that drainage was the solution
of the problem and that the land
was Al In quality. This fact has
been borne out in recent years by
these progressive farmers who have
grown some of the finest crops ever
seen in the district after their lands,
which adjoined the highland, had
been properly ditched.
XMAS TREE
FOR CHILDREN
Santa Claus Entertainments and Socials (iiven for Children of
Lttdner Sunday Schools.
CHRISTMAS  DRAWINGS.
OX NEW ROUTE.
While the steamer Transfer Is laid
her regular run for possibly two
! "iiilis,   her   service   between   Delta
'  Mew  West/minster has been  un-
��� rtaken by the steamer New Delta.
New   Delta's  schedule   will   be:
' ndner  for Steveston at  8.30  a.m.;
��� eveston   Tor Ladner at  11.20 a.m.;
idner for New Westminster at 10.110
'���ni ;   New  Westminster  for  Ladner
>'   2  p.m.;   Ladner  for  Steveston  at
' *:"  p.m.;   SteveBton   for   Ladner  at
!.30 p.m.
Fisher's DruK and  Book  Store.
'First prize���-Columbia Phonograph, Mr. Ellis; value $35.00.
Second prize���Ensign Camera,
post card size, Mr. Marks; value
$18.50.
Third prize���Handsome brass kettle, richly ornamented; value $12.00.
Not  claimed.
Fourth prize���Ebony handled
brass tray, Mr. Ellis; value $8.00.
Not claimed.
Fifth prize���Beautiful two-volume
Art Book; value $7.00. ,Mr. D. B.
Grant.
Sixth prize���Beautiful heavy plate
glass mirror; value $6.00. Not
claimed.
Seventh prize���Ensign Camera,
2 1-4 by 3 1-4 inches; value $5.00.
Not   claimed. '
Eighth prize���French design jewel
box;  value $4.00.    Not claimed.
Ninth prize���pair of inlaid silver
vases;   value  $3.0.4,     Mr.   Ellis.
Tenth prize Fancy bon bon dish;
value $2.00.    J. Stevens.
Lannihg, i'ntvrctt At Wilson.
First���41474; Mis. A. Montgomery.
Second 37718; Mrs. Ceo. London.
Third���3366; Mrs. Francis.
Fourth���-334; Jas Tamboline.
Fifth���37671;   not claimed.
Sixth���1264; .Ino. Perrour.
Seventh���40554;   not  claimed.
Eighth���6227;  W.   3,  Fredericks.
Ninth���375-.il;  Mary  Casulich.
Tenth���6228; \V. J. Fredericks.
E. L. Berry,
Open���First, .las. Nelson; Second
Jas.  Montgomery;  third,  Mrs. S.  W.
Fisher.
Girls���First, Winifred Cary; second. S. W. Fisher; third, Miss Williams.
Roys���First, Edgar York; second,
Jackie Green;  third,  unclaimed.
Two  of  Ladner's  Sunday  schools
held  Christmas  tree  entertainments
Tuesday evening, at  both  of  which
the children had a merry time.
AU Saint's School.
The   All   Saint's   Sunday   school
' Christmas   tree   and  social   was   a
splendid success.    It wag held in McNeely  Hall,   where  a   big  tree  had
I been   erected   and   was   beautifully
| decorated.    After the entertainment
I an informal dance was held.
j     The   vicar,   in  a   few   words,   ex-
I pressed his high value of the services
j of Mr. A. deR. Taylor, superintendent
I of the Sunday school, a position he
j has held for many years.
In the early part of the evening
j Mr. Thos. Keogh showed two most
excellent films���a Siberian Fair
scene and "The Enchanted Flfer,"
greatly to the delight of all the little
ones.
Baptist School.
The     Baptist     Sunday     school's
Christmas tree was held in the school
room at the church, and was greatly
enjoyed by all.
A good programme of song and
recitation was furnished by the*
children, after whioh Mr. W. M.j
Macklin, as Santa, and Miss Handford, as Santa's daughter, distributed:
gifts to the little ones.
The Rev. D. G. McDonald, pastor,1
presided over the entertainment.
St.  Andrew's School.
A very successful Christmas tree
entertainment    was    held    Monday!
evening  in  the  school  room  of  St.:
Andrew's   church,   which   had   been
very  tastefully  decorated    by    the
ladies of the church with evergreens,:
holly   and    large    Christmas   bells.;
There was a good attendance of both
children and older people, the children furniBbing the entire  evening's!
programme.    Mr. Mackland made a|
most  excellent Santa   Claus.       Re-:
freshments were served and all had
a happy evening.
BUILDING IS
PROGRESSING
Foundations   of    Condensing    Plant
Are  Completed  and  Crew  Is
Now on  Upper Works.
The cement foundations for the
new milk condensing plant on Westham street have been completed, and
now twenty^ workmen are engaged
in the erection of the big structure,
which will be the best condens-ory
in British Columbia.
Mr. Duncan Gilchrist, superintendent of construction, waB disappointed in the non-arrival of material, or the work would be further
advanced. The first consignment ot
lumber came Sunday, and next day
his crew was on the job. lt is expected that the building will be completed by the end of February, and
that before April 1 the machinery
and apparatus will be installed and
the plant ready for business.
WOMEN  I'LAX  ORGANIZATION.
HOPE  NEWS.
1mm
CHRISTMAS SERVICES.
Special services wero held In St.
' "Irew's church on the Sunday pre-
Ung and the Sunday following
���'lirlstmas day. On these occasions
���he choir was augmented and effoc-
1 *''lv rendered Christmas carols and
hymns,     Mr. E. L. Berry sang solus
'!' Sundays. -All four sermons
���   ""   the   Christmas   theme,  ami
' ol last Sunday evening Included
' '"view of the events of the year
1813
VM ATEl'R THEATRICALS.
advance announcement is made of
"ateur   theatricals  to  be  given   by
���.miner Dramatic Hoeiotv in Mc-
Hull.    Friday,    January    2."..
The Parson's Vacation" will be put
"ii.
The   society   Is   working   hard   -o
the   presentation   well   worth
!'   and   is  assured  of  goodsup-
!-  frof the people of Delta. Fuller
���''ooiinrement will be made later.
il-HK-l*' ���������***��������� ��� -
REUBEN E. TRUAN.
A  new  picture of Mr.  Truax.  the
Liberal candidate who won the election   In   South   Bruce.     He   got     a
I majority of 125 over the Conserva-
| tlve   candidate,   Wellington* CargtllL
The   last   member  of   the   constituency was J. J. Don nelly, now a senator.    He  is  Conservative  and  he
had 103 majority.
Coroner L. A. Agassiz held an inquest, Monday afternoon, into the
death of John Rangstad, aged 30,
Norwegian, and Charles Peterson,
aged 36, Swede, who were killed last
Friday by the caving-in of their
tunnel near Camp 7 on the K.V.R.
The dead men's two partners and
Dr. Huykman gave evidence. A verdict of death by misadventure was
returned. The coroner complimented the jury on the zeal and intelligence they gave to the inquiry.
Work on the K.V.R. bridge has
been slightly interrupted by the gen
eral observation of Christmas, but
progress to date is so satisfactory
that the contractors are already certain of finishing each stage in due
t Ime.
H. V. Dardier, president and manager of the Aufeas mine, returned
from Vancouver on Tuesday, Material and equipment for the temporary tram have been ordered and
are expected soon. Within a fortnight, the management expects, they
will begin the accumulation of or-
on the flat, ready for hauling to the
railway  for shipment.
W. L. Flood returned yesterday
from Sumas City, Wash, with Miss
Leila Flood, who has been suffering from an attack of bronchitis.
R. H. Wardle, assistant postmaster, who has been confined to
his room with a severe cold, is re
ported  much  better.
Tom Broatch, who suffered i
broken arm and dislocated elbow last
week, was well enough to return to
Laldlaw Tuesday.
Mrs. J. A. Reeve, of Dungeness,
Wash., is in Hope on a visit to her
daughter,   Mrs.   Ewen   MacLeod.
Mr. aud Mrs. A. K. Stuart and
Miss Stuart have sent Christmas
greetings from Coronado Beach, San
Diego, Cal.
IL. B. Cleaves Is spending the winter with his family in California.
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Power, of Vancouver, arrived In Hope on Tuesday
and are guests of Mrs. Power's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lucas.
George Wardle, formerly of Hope,
Is now a prominent citizen of
Princeton.���Review. ,
Wiii   Wage     Strenuous     Campaign
io Bring Out Female Vote in
south Vancouver.
SOUTH VANCOUVER, Dec. 31.���
Planning to prove by their exercise
of the municipal franchise that they
are entitled to a larger one, South
Vancouver women ratepayers to the
number of about 200 met in the
municipal hall yesterday afternoon
and perfected organization for the
approaching elections. By a unanl-
n.ous vote it was decided to hold
a public meeting either at Marfew
hall, Cedar Cottage, or Kalenberg
hall, and invite thereto Reeve Kerr,
J. C. McArthur and Thos. Dickie,
the three candidates for reeve.
Messrs. Kerr and Dickie have already consented to address stlch a
meeting.
It was determined today that an
active canvass should be made in
every ward, prior to this meeting,
ir. order that a large attendance
might be assured, and tbat afterwards a strong effort should be
made to get every woman voter in
the municipality out to the polls on
election day. |
Mrs. William A. McConkey, vice- j
president of  the    association,    ex-'
plained  yesterday  that the  sugges-'
tion that the women organize came
from a man.    "He said," she declared,   "that   until   we   exercised   our
votes in municipal affairs, we could
hardly expect to on Provincial and
Dominion matters.     We will  show
the  men  what  we can  do  at  this
coming election."
The association will not support
any particular candidate, confining
its efforts to interesting women in
civic matters.
MUST  PRODUCE  TAIL.
Bounty  Hill Only Be Paid on Pro.
duct ion  of This Evidence of
Killing.
(From The Erltish Columbian.i
An announcement of interest arrives from Ottawa on the eve of
the New Year, when the bounty on
seals comes into effect at the rate
of $3.90 per seal. On the recommendation of Professor Prince, to
whom the question was referred,
the hunter must produce the entire
tail of tlie animal, tagged with the
place and date of its killing and accompanied by a statutory declaration that the statements 'set forth
on the tag are true.
For the benefit of the hunters,
the Inspectors of the fisheries department will take these declarations free of charge. Besides the
head office here, Chief Inspector
Cunningham states that Mr. J. T. I
C. Williams will accept talis, ef?:;
for the north, and inspector E. G. I
STORES BURNT
IN CHINATOWN
Business Places of Charlie Fong and
sing l.ee Completely Destroyed
By Eire Lnst Week.
A big blaze in Chinatown Friday
evening of last week created quite
an excitement, and half Ladner ran
over to view the spectacle, it appearing that the whole of the Chinese
quarter would go up'tn smoke. As a
matter of fact the comparative stillness of the air and the direction of
the wind were all that saved the
little Orienta! village of wooden
shacks.
The  fire  broke   out  in  the  store
Taylor, Nanaimo, for District No. 2.1 of  Charlie Fong,   through  the  over-
The  hunter will also be allowed
to  deliver   nt   the  most  convenient I
'If   these   offices,     --regardless     of
whether the seal was killed in that 1
inspector's district or not. |
turning of a stove, and In a few minutes the building was beyond hope.
Soon It spread to the adjoining store
of Sing Lee. Both properties were
entirely consumed, with the exception of some stock and furniture
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^      rescued by some  of  the  whites  on
L     _.   .        hand.    The Chinamen seemed to be
On Christmas Day, Mr. Edward! greatly frightened, and would not
Tancock and Miss Lillian May Fran-1 enter the buildings. Besides the
els. both of Ladner, were joined to-1 buildings and  stock, seventeen  pigs
and a dog were burned.
MARRIED CHRISTMAS DAV.
gether in matrimony by Rev. C. Wel-
Iesley Whittaker.
At  5.15   p.m.   the  bride  came  in
There was a water hydrant within
two   hundred    feet  of  the  burning
leaning upon  her father's arm, sup-   buildings   but  it  was ot no avail as
ported 'b_y_her sister,  Miss Winifred) there   ig  no   ftre   hose  in   Delta.
The total loss was probably in the
Violet, whilst the bridegroom was
assisted by Mr. Frederick George
Francis.
The wedding was private in character, only the immediate members
of the family being present.
The bride was neatly gowned in
white silk organdie, trimmed with
white satin, and carried a huge bouquet of white chrysanthemums.
After luncheon the popularity of
the bride was attested by a host of
neighborohood   of   $4,000,   and
little  insurance   was  carried.
XEW YEAR'S MARKET.
but
All
AH Prices Remain    Steady    ln
Lines���Vegetable Offerings
Are Fairly Good.
(From  The   British  Columbian.)
Wednesday, Jec.  31
Three markets  within seven days
OLD YEAR DIES HARD.
CELEBRATE CONFEDERATION.
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., Dec.
31.���On September 1. 1864, delegates from Ontario, Quebec, Nova
Scotia and New- Brunswick anil
Prime Edward Island met in the
executive council chamber of the
Provincial legislative building to
discuss the idea which subsequently
crystallized into Canadian Confederation. Last night in the same
chamber a large number of representative citizens met to discuss plans
for ce.ebrating next summer the
memorable meeting of 50 years ago.
INDUSTRIAL COMMISSIONER.
VANCOUVER,   Dec.   31.���The  establishment of an industrial commissioner in  Vancouver, as in   Toronto,
to   lay   the   advantages   offered   by
Vancouver before great cuautlfactur-
j ers  who  had  the  desire    o  extend
I their business, would be Iv-.Hi.l j.l in
| the work of nsxt year's council, said
Mayor   Daxter   last  evening   in   ad-
| dressing a crowded gathering i.t Slocan street  school.     Toronto hud   In
five years added over 100 industries,
and   industries   were  what   Vancouver   needed���bigger     payrolls     ar.d
more manufacturers,
ANNOUNCEMENT.
I respectfully solicit your vote and
Influence In my behalf for the office
of councillor. If elected 1 Will endeavor to serve every section Of Delta
to the best of  mv ability.
R. A. COLEMAN.
OOOOOOOOO O OOOOOOOO
O O
GREAT BRITAIN AND
GERMANY AGREE
NEW   WESTMINSTER  MARKET.
Following close on the "Special
New ������ ''--'s market last Tuesday the
New Wesl minster market yesterday
morning Jiad neither an abundance
Of buyers 01 traders. Meats, poultry, butter and eggs with sacks of
potatois, turnips and parsnips represented the chief articles to be seen.
Prices in the first two remained stationary,   the  average   price   for  live
I i-ou'try being 18 cents a pound. Butter  retail  was  forty cents a  pound,
1 Eggs were offered at lasi Tuesday's
price, that II 50 cents a dozen, and
! run ing the latter part of the morn-
I ing they dropped to 4 5 cents. Po-
tntois ranged from $18 to $22 a ton,
turnips and parsnips being 75 centB
a sack.   No fish or flowers appeared.
LONDON, Dec. 31.���It is
stated on apparently good
authority that Great Britain and Germany have concluded an Important arrangement with tegard to iue
African possessions of Portugal, thai is Angola and
Portugese  East Africa.
I3y this, Angola will become a German protectorate.
It is a vast tract of territory,
312,000 square miles In extent, with a native population of 2,000,000 lying north
of Oerma-i Southwest Africa.
Its proximity to the German
colony Is, of eours��, the factor which made the Ge.man
claims  to   it  so   st.ong.
young peoiple, wbo gathered at the' had its effect on the special New
home and gave her a complete stir- year's market held this morning
prise. I with the result that both buyers and
Mr. and Mrs. Tanoock left on Fri-i traders were scarce,
day morning for a short honeymoon, j Meats and dressed poultry pre-
and on their return will take up their1 dominated with the prices remaining
residence on Crescent Island, Delta.' steady. Chickens, dressed, were
Mrs. Tancock is the eldest daugh-' quoted at 25 cents a pound, while
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Edward hens were from 20 to 22 cents a
Francis, late of Norfolk, England. j pound and ducks and geese from 25
J ] to JO cents. Turkeys, dressed, remained at 35 cents per pound.
Eggs were quoted at last Friday's
price, that ls, 50 cents a dozen re-
tall, while butter was 40 cents a
pound retail.
Both fish and live poultry was absent from the market. In vegetables, potatoes, carrots, parsnips,
and turnips were offered in fair
quantities, the flrst mentioned ranging from $18 to $22 a ton while the
latter were sold at 75 cents a sack.
S. G. Tidy was the only florist to
appear on the market this morning
with potted plants and chrysanthemums, last Friday's prices prevailing.
Tne following prices were quoted:
Retail   Poultry.
Spring chickens,  dressed, Ib.   . .   25c
Hens, dressed, per lb...   20c to 22c
j Ducks, dressed, per lb. . . 25c to 30c
Geese, dressed, uer lb.  . .  25c to 27e
I Turkeys, dressed, per lb 40c
Vegetables,
|18 to $22
Turnip-, per sack 75c
Carrots,  per sack       75c
Parsnips, per sack     75c
Eggs and Butter.
Eggs, retuil   50c
Butter, retail, per Ib    40c
Butter,  wholesale       35c
Wholesale  Meat,
Pork, per lb 9c to 11 l-2c
Pork,  Bait,  per  lb 13c
Mutton, per lb    120
Leg of mutton, per lb 16c
Veal, medium, lb   16 l-2c
Veal, large, ,b    12c to 15c
Retail .Meats.
| Beef, best rib roasts. ... 20c to  22c
Beef, loin    26c to 27c
Reef,   short   loin 28c
Beef, sirloin   _,    23c to 25c
Boiling Beef      12  l-2c
Beef, pot roast       15c
Pork    20c to  25c
Pork chops    18c
Mutton       18c to 20c
Leg of Mutton 18c
Sugar cured corned pork 16c to 20c
Home-made pork sausage 160 to 20c
Suited  pigs' head,  per lb 8c
Pickled  pigs' feet,  per lb 8c
Pickled pigs' shanks, per lh 10c
Sugar cured hogs' heads, per lb. Re
Sugar cured corned beef, per lb. 15c
Picnic Hams, lb 14c
Pure lard 15c to 16c
Sugar cured bacon       22c
Sugar cured boneless ham   25c
Spring lamb, forequarter 23c to 25c
Spring lamb, lilndnuarter SOc to 35c
Flowers,
Potted Hyacinths      25c
Chrysanthemums, per doz 50c to $2
Fruits,
Apples, per box $1.5(1
Blizzards  nnd  Floods   Are    Experienced in France, Spain, Portugal
and Germany.
PARIS, Dec. 31.-���France and the
greater part of Europe are experiencing the bitterest year-end ln a decade. Blizzards and floods have done
great damage inland, and gales of
exceptional violence have ravaged
the coasts.
In Spain and Portugal cold has
caused numerous deaths. In the
south of France the temperature has
registered some degrees below zero.
Mount Vesuvius in Italy is covered
with a mantle of white.
Germany is now ln tho grip ol
storms, and in many places, Including
Berlin, there have been heavy snow
falls.
lu France and Southwest Buropi
the railroads are tied up in mnn;.
places, and this Bection practically i- | veg-f
isolated   so   far   ns  telegraphic  com- J %��,ta^��ef- per ton|
munication is concerned.
Conditions are worst in Southern
France, which usually is favored by
mild  winters.
Storm on Baltic Coast,
BERLIN, Dec. 31.���A storm of
Unusual violence began on the Baltil
Coast yesterday morning and continued throughout the day, gaining Ir
intensity late at night. A strong
wind drove the seas into ell the har
vorg until the wharves were almos*
submerged. At Kiel the tide wai
seven feet albove normal and all th*
lower part of the town vas flooded
The depot Is inaccessible.
Flensburg and Luberk are parti"
flooded.
DANCE  OLD YEAR  OCT.
The annual ball of the Bachelors'
Clulb was held New Year's eve in
McNeely's Hall, and was a splendid
success. Over one hundred guests
(inured the old year oul and ths new
year In to the strains of good music,
���-id   ii   hii'ipy   new*  year  was  entered
upon amid merriment,
MRS. BESSIE WAKEFIELD.
Woman sentenced to t>e banged
at Weathersfleld, Conn., with James
Plew,   for  the  murder   o'  her  hus
YOUNG   PEOPLE   ENTERTAINED.
Thirty young  people of Delta en-
Joyed   n   iplondld    evening's   i nte
tainment    Monday    evening    nl    the
'"���">" (-;��� Mr.  and  Mrs,  w. A.  Kirkland.
Qui Bslni   and   ol hi r   gam  ���
, siinied  the earlj   hours  an 1  shor
af'er nine p'i li ���'..��� the la   ������   1)8   imi n I
was used for dancing, all tha guest's
i*i Joying iln mselves In 'his pastime
until  some  lime  nfter  midnight.
W. O. T. U. TUESDAY.
The     regular     meeting    of     tin-
Women's      Christian      Teniinrnii ie
Union   will   be   held  at   the  hein	
Mrs. N. A.  McDiarmid. on Tuesda*
    6th lnst., at 3 o'clock.    Topic to H
band.     No woman has been hanged j discussed,  "Liquor   Laws  of   Briti.-.
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THE DELTA TIMES
SATURDAY, JANUARY 3,
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while the other ports talk thc Royal Banh 01 C^da
NEW WESTMINSTER GOES TO WORK
Incorporated 1869.
Review of Harbor Project Now Under Way Which Will Make Royal
City a Great National Port, Handling the Export of Halt a Continent and the Import of an Empire, and Will Require Ten Years of
Labor and Many Millions In Treasure to Complete.
Capital Authorised     ,*,���_ ���
Capital Paid Up     "   ^"Moo
Relit    ' '���   J^��00
Aggregate Assets, One Hundred and Seventy-Five
Dollar*.
ue milion
It is the aim of the management of this Bank to make .*.
positor welcome, and to give the best possible attention to hu .. ry -���*���
affairs. . a """""-'
financial
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
When the pile driver commenced
dropping and the thud and crash
of the falliug hammer on July 2
last announced tbat actual construction work had begun on the
New Westminster harbour improvement, it indeed marked an historic
occasion, the actual bringing to
fruition of plans for a great undertaking. The driving of this pile
marked the first work of making
a great world port on the Canadian
i'acific littoral, Other communities
had thought and talked; other communities had planned tig things
but had accomplished little; from
Guuymas in the south to Prinse Rupert in lhe north every port of any
pretensions was talking harbor improve ni, Panama canftl and    the
business that must follow its completion, in this talk and in these
plans i lm Canadian ports were not
oue whit behind the ports to the
southward. Vancouver would spend
millions; Victoria would spend other
millions, and half a hundred million
could  later  be  turned  ovor  to  the
commission.
New Westminster refused to wait.
While the machinery was being put
in motion to make this a rational
porl, its people voted to begin -work
at once and provided for bond issue
of $500,000 for beginning the work.
The unit found to be most desirable
and most essential was in the Immediate front of the city. Here
Front street formed what was practically the neck of a bottle, and al!
railways entering the city must pass
through this neck. It was too narrow. It must be widened to permit the entry of the Canadian Northern and other railways, and at
the same time the waterfront for
2600 feet would be improved by a
huge dock, with the lots inside all
filied in ready for building of mills,
factories, or warehouses aud terminal sheds. Carrying out the work
on this unit would widen the street
to 192 feet, 3 17 feet wider than at
present,   and   permit   the   entry   of
would   be   spent   in   converting   the j uny number  of railways.    'l'he  half
sandheads off Lulu Island Into a
great purl. But when ihe hammer
h ll on the first pile at the foot of
Eighth street last Bummer, New
Westminster was actually i-ommenc-
Ing work on its harbor; beginning
the expenditure of ha.f a million dollars voted by a confident people; a
half million dollars for (he first
unit of port Improvements calculated to require ten mi.lions in treasure and ten years in time to perfect.
Other ports are still talking and
planning but nre- doing little or
nothing. The first unit of New
Westminster's harbor work is well
under way, and another year will
sc the completion of this unit and
work commenced on the second unit
ni what is planned to be made tho
greatest fresh water port on the
American continent, from which
will How the product of almost half
a continent, and Into which will
flow the Imports of an empire.
And rrom the beginning, New
Westminster was cluing things
while Other communities were talking about  it.
.More than two years ago the first
appropriation of money was made
by the people of New Westminster
for harbor purposes, when tlle late
.lohn A. Lee, then mayor of the
city, placed $15,000 in the estimates
for securing surveys of the river,
waterfront and city, from which
plans could be drawn for harbor
bul.ding. One of America's foremost harbor engineers was secured
for this work in the person of .Mr.
A. O, Powell, and whom more recently a great American port commission with many millions of dollars lo spend In harbor building,
attempted to secure, but who refused to abandon the work ho had already undertaken for this community.
Under the direction of this engineer, surveys were made and comprehensive p.ans for harbor and city
uuiidiug were drawn, 'l'he river
was accurately mapped from ti-e
Pitt to Steveston, the hills were pictured to scale; the waters were
sounded and the borings were made
oa lano; eub und flow of tides and
currents were gauged, and a staff of
engineers was employed for many
months In securing for this city data
which no other Pacific port possesses. New Westminster knows
w ii.ii it has and what can be doua
with it. Complete hurbor plans
were uraw.i, discussed, corrected,
and approved, and the principle
agreed to and the principle adopted
that everything doue and every dollar expended should be done and
expended to curry out some portion
of the approved pi ane for harbor
building so that In the course of the
years, with uuii after unit undertaken and completed as required
the Fraser river from the Saiu-
heads io the Pitt should form ono
gigantic, perfect.y equipped liar-
of  thy  world.
This port must be Luilt, decided
the farsigbted men of imagination
und nerve, who fathered the idea.
Bul how?
On the eastern seaboard are
great national ports to the building     ul     Which   many   millions    of
money Ius I D dUVOted  by tli ��� fl 'I
eral treasury, 'ibe ta.sk wns loo
large tor New \yestmiustai jusi
awakening to the possibilities and
po ��� ii lallties ol the future -a-..--;
and of the Fraser, 'llie Dominion
govei iraenl was appealed to an I me
City   was   told   thai   It   nilgu;   lOlloW
ni" same course as that taken by
the eastern ports and it would
share In tin* assistance granted by
the Dominion government, and ibis
would be made one of the national
ports, This would, however, take n
year or two aud New Westminster
wanted to get busy. Leijlfl.atlon
had to be drawn and passed by lh-3
Dominion parliament, providing lor
the creation of a port, the appoint-
million would be sufficient to finish
this unit, the engineers decided, and
the  improvement  was  ordered.
It was found that there were no
harbor making plants on the Pacific.
Coast .arge euough for the job, and
contractors would not undertake
the work save at a price I hut would
include the building of the plant to
handle it. Were the work done in
this manner, it would have meant
that the city would pay for the
plant, pay for the work, and have
the work while fhe contractor
would have plant and pay both.
The city then determined to own
Its own harbor malting plant-, and
plans were drawn for it. it included a big bucket dredge, two unloading hoists electrically operated, a
fleet ol barges and a harbor tug. The
harbor engineer showed to the satisfaction of the council that the city
could build its plant, do the work
itself, pay for the work and have
the plant, for what it would bave to
pay the contractors.
More than a year ago tenders for
the different portions of the plant
were calied for, and the orders given, and for several mouths folow-
ing the assembling of the plant
went on.
The uredge was built, machinery
secured and  installed,  and  a  plant
secured   which   is  the   last   word   in
effectiveness,       handling     material
cheaper than any apparatus ever be-
mre designed and used for this purpose.     Two   big   unloading     hoists
were   built     and     equipped,     three
barges,   each     carrying    some   400
yards  of  material   built,  and   a  tug
secured  and   powered  all  at  a  cost
approximating JldO.OOO,    Pile driv-
Ing and dock building is being done
by  contract,  the   balance  by  crews
working  under the harbor engineer
lirect,    Tlie piling is now practically   completed   from   Eighth   to   Beg-
Die street  with  a lurn at the latter
Btreet,  close  piled  so as  to  form  a
dead   water  basin   below  that  point.
Filling in has been going on for some
weeks and many thousands of yarde
of   material   has   been   dumped   behind  the  big dock.
Efficiency has> -been the measure
of everything called into employ in
building Xew Westminster harbor.
While the lowest tender thai could
be secured for material on barges
alongside the dock was 30 cents per
cubic yard, with the complete plant
It is being put in place by the harbor engineer for much less, the
estimate being IS cents per yard,
and of this the labor cost is only
>m-half. When later, two and three,
shifts per day are employed and the
plant is working continuously, this
figure may still be reduced. To
show the efficiency of the plant It
may be remarked that some 1,600
cubic yards of gravel is lifted from
the river bottom, loaded on barges,
towed down to the work, unloaded
and dumped into place across a clock
64 feet wide by nine men in eight
hours. One of these barges Is unloaded In something under four
hours at a cost of say $10, when
vitii laborers with wheelbarrow and
shovel, It would require a hundred
men for ten hours at a cost of (850,
A year ago while orders for the
several units, of the harbor building
plant were being placed, plans for
harbor building for all time of another kind were being drawn. A
bill providing for this formation of
'he Port of New Westminster and
i renting a harbor commission was
,' epared. it was ind roduci d and
supported by Mr. J. D. Taylor, M.P
for New Westminster, who has ev< r
re illzed the possibilities of the Pra
Ber as a freshwater harbor and has
always been closely identified with
pi am for its development, Early
last spring this bill became a law*
an ' bout the same time the crown
Krant of all water lots not reserved
or previously alienated w-.-is received
obligation  assumed   by  the  city  in
its expeuditures up to that time.
A few weeks ago Messrs. F. J.
Coulthard and deorge Blakeley were
appointed members of the harbor
commies-ion, and on Monday night
next ithe resignation of Aid. A. W.
White will be accepted by the city
council to be followed at once by
his election to the commission. Immediately thereafter the commission
will meet and -organize and then will
be prepared ito undertake the work
with which it has been intrusted. A
bylaw Is now being prepared pro
vidlng for the transfer of the waterfront property to the commission by
the city, and this bylaw will, it Is
expected, be placed before the electorate at thp general city election in
January. With the transfer of this
property to the commission, the port
will be in position to secure Dominion assistance In its development,
assistance which, to the extent of
millions if necessary, the Dominion
is pledged to grant.
It must be remembered that exact-
lv ns the city loaned its credit for
beginning work .c the harbor, the
Dominion Government will loan its
credit for carrying on the work, but
it is not expected that either the city
or Dominion government will ever
be asked to pay the cost, as the
improvements will be made in such
-i manner that they will bear not
only their own cost, but in the years
to come pay huge earnings into the
city treasury, for, under the act
creating the port, any surplus left
after meeting the obligations of the
improvement must be turned into
the city treasury. In effect, the Ilo-
minto-n guarantees harbor bonds in
sufficient amount to build a port.
Port earnings are expected to meet
by the commission will be the opening of outlying areas for industrial
purposes. In connection with this,
ithe Front street unit was the first
step. This will permit the passage
of any number of railways through
the heart of the city, common user
rights having been conserved by the
city on all tracks to be laid in future, from the industrial siites of
the bottom lands of Coquitlam to
the areas awaiting industrial development in Queensboro, on Lulu Island and Annacis Island. This development will of necessity be preceded by the erection of a 'bridge,
making Annacis Island accessible by
rail, and the bridging of the slough
will likely be the first step in developing the Annacis unit of New
Westminster harbor, where an immense dead water basin will be
formed by damming the head of Annacis slough, provision having been
made for docks and landing equipment for all the commerce now using
tire Pacific water routes. Even
this unit can be divided into sub-
units and progress made as expansion of commerce and industry demands. Powers are given the commission to build and operate dock
railways, loading and unloading
equipment, wharves and warehouses,
and the plans contemplate the establishment of a complete dock system
similar to those operated on the
Thames,  the Clyde and  Mersey.
Community building as well as
harbor building is embraced In the
plans prepared by the harbor engineer, and community building includes roadways, more important in
many respects 'than waterways. The
plans provided for straightening Columbia street, this thoroughfare be-
iuu carried across the North Arm to
Lulu   Island   direct,  and   from   that
charges and in the course of years
extinguish  the  debt   and   after  that i point    a    water    level    highway    to
earnings  over  the  cost  of  malnten-  Steveston. Northward     Columbia
ance   will   be  turned   into   Ihe   city | street may be extended direct to Port
treasury. j Coquitlam, another water level thor-
The cost of this first, unit will ,be; oughfare, while a diagonal road is
$600,000 Including all work, bond j provided for from this city to Van-
shrinkage, straightening of streets, I couver, climbing the hill from the
engineering, incidental expenses and! Fraser level to the summit  in  Bur-
plant. At the schedule of rentals
adopted and for which applicants are
in line for sites, the reclaimed lands
will bring In a rental of $30,000 annually for twenty years, and after
that time much greater sums, as the
rentals may then be increased by
the council or port commission. Interest on bonds is $22,500 per year,
leaving $7,500 for sinking fund,
which will extinguish the debt in
33 years. Experts have declared
the whole scheme tb be exceedingly
profitable, not counting increased
revenues after thirty years.
With the completion or the unit
at present under way in a year, it
is expected that the improvement
will be extended northward towards
the Brunette, and southward to Lulu
Island. In each and every case it
ls planned to make the rentals carry
tbe burden of the  work.
ni'.by at a very low grade, with other
highways radiating from the city calculated to bring it close to the communities of the peninsula and valley.
And all this preparation, all this
work of building a port, is largely
for the purpose of retaining within
its natural channels the flow of commerce to and from the prairie provinces of Canada and Mie interior of
British  Columbia.
There is no sentiment In the dollar; trade will flow as surely as
water flows down hill where the way
is made, easiest and cheapest. Wi-'
the opening of the Panama canal the
divide on which Canadian trade will
separate the flow eastward to the
Atlantic or westward to the Pacific
will be far in the prairie provinces,
and the product of the wheat fields
of  an  empire   will  come   westward
In fixing the rentals, for all lots 1 through the passes of the Rooky
embraced in the first unit, the city j mountains, down the valleys and tc
council   was  guided  by  the  cost  of! ports  on  the   Pacific   for   transhlp-
the improvement, and fixed -hem
a ra'.e which would just maintain
the improvement and extinguish the
cost in some 33 years, and taking the
assessed value of the unimproved
lots alienated by the crown some
years ago and Immediately alongside
the lots now being improved by the
city, are considerably less than 5
per cent of the value of the lots.
The rental ls graduated ln either
direction from the centre of the city
where the waterfront Is held to be
more valuable and costs more to improve, rentals close tb Lulu Island
and  up  closer to the  bridge   being
ment to Europe, to the Orient, to
fhe uttermost ends of the earth. Tlu
Fraser is the natural outlet for this
traffic and the current of grain will
come unless diverted to some other
route or blocked by the failure of
those entrusted with the building of
New Westminster harbor and Improvement of the Fraser waterway
to carry out the mandate they have
received. The railways are doing
their share, but it is their business
to carry t'he traffic where It may
be carried the cheapest. But the
railways cannot do It alone.    In di-
verting the commerce of half a cofl-
considerably smaller than In thejtlnent to a new route, the Pacific
heart of the city. An application j communities and the railways cannot
for a lease Is now pending with the; carry out the stupendous improve-
harbor committee for a lot just above! ments demanded nor ibear the tm-
the Lulu  Island bridge nt the rental I mense burden of the cost.    Here th"
by the city
ment    of    a    port  commission  to j    The legislation  oreatlni the porl
handle Its affairs, and tli j turiii-.i.-c \ [Ull\ >ommlssloa provides for the
over of to the commission tbe turning over to the commission the
waterfront owned or conticlie-l I y city's interests In the waterfront, to
the city. First of all the city niust,*be improved and administered by the
secure from the Dominion ihe commission, for the benefit of the
grant to  the  waterfront  so  that  it [ city, the commission taking over the
scheduled In the general plan adopted, and which provides for three or
four times the rental now paid by
leaseholders farther upstream. In
ilils case the lesses make their own
Improvements, and the lot Is nol
lacing deep water. The harbor 'Committee Is also prepared to give different kinds of leases, especially
where the lessees wish to make their
own improvements, and * where tin-
lease may be terminated by the city
at any time on six months' notice,
without granting any compensation
for Improvements made by the lease-
bolder. Several applications of this
kind will soon be dealt with.
So il can -be seen that the city
planned to make Che Improvement
pay for 'tsfi'.f, and this Will lie thi
policy followed by the hanbor commission, only In this case the credit
of the Dominion will be loaned tc
secure funds with which to prosecute
the work, and the city will be relieved of responsibility, but. will be
mi a position to secure all ultimate
profits.
With the development of Ihe port
development of industrial opportunities must be provided for, and one
of the  first things to be considered
Dr. de Van's Fcnale Pills
A reliablo French reftul.it.j'.-nover lulls. Then--)
pilU are exceedingly p.iwer ul ta regulating tlie
generative portion ol the le n.-ile lyilem. Refuse
ill cheap Imitations. Dr. de Van's -ire snl.l at
**a I' IX. er ihrr.e I .r f 10. Ma!'H to onv a.'.lrcKH.
11.* 1* until-!'  limn ��"<.., 1,1. Cutharlu o ,. ���"'���
national government has come to the
assistance of the Pacific ports,    and
huge terminal elevators will be erected at some point on the coast where
this grain  may be graded,    cleaned,
stored and shipped.   The location of
these elevators is now being considered by the government, and It is believed   the  Fraser  river  will   secure I
them.    The  Canadian  Northern     Is I
providing for handling Its grain traf-!
flc- at Woodward's Slough, within lliej
port or New Westminster, while largei
concerns are  preparing for    milling j
facilities and  transfer elevators    ati
Port  Coquitlam.     Port   Mann,     also I
within the port of New Wesl minster.
may also become  a grain     shlppine!
point.     .Already   In   business   here   If
one concern with branches al several
points in the province, this being the,
distributing point.    It is   connected
with  the Grain  Growers of  Alberta,;
and this city will be made the centre
of its export business, and its trans-i
fer elevator will be located here.    In!
starting the crnirt trade In Ibis direction   ihe  Department of Traile    !III(i
Commerce will supply funds to build I
fJevators, and will locate and operate
them. Tho railways nnd Independent
shippers and exporters will follow,
and the grain trade Will In all likelihood be centred on the Fraser river
within the port of New Westminster.!
Other departments of the Dominion
government are pledged to co-operate
(Continued on Fourth Page).       |
Accounts may be opened with deposits of One Dollar and r
nterest paid or credited at the highest current rates, on May o!jw.artll!-
'ovember 30th each year. ���     8t W4
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November 30th each year
H. F. BISHOP, Manager.
&ADN1R* B.C.
McLELAN LUMBER CO.
Carry in stock a full line of
ROUGH AND DIMENSION LUMBER
Sand, Gravel and Cement
Phone 7
LADNER, B. C.
Box 1332
*******
>***************A>^H
DELTA   HOTEL
J. JOHNSTON, Proprietor
Ladner, B. O. Phone 2
Sample Room. Prompt Service
Best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.     Rates Reasonable \
*********************************** ******* tt0MQQ*0*.|if
LUMBER!
EBURNE SAW MILLS, LIMITED
Manufacturers and Dealers In all kinds of
FIR, CEDAR AND SPRUCE LUMBER
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors, T urnings and House Finishings.
Phone R14 Bburne. Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow.
1914 STUDEBAKER AUTOMOBILES
"Pour" cylinder, 5 passenger WAGNER ELECTRIC STARTER
AND LIGHTING SYSTEM, demountable rims, left hand drive,
.centre control and many o*her im-provetnents 81550.00
"Six" cylinder, 7 passenger, WAGNER ELECTRIC STARTER
AND LIGHTING SYSTEM, demountable rims, left, hand drive,
centre control    82150.00
1914 COLE AUTOMOBILES
"Four" cylinder, 5 passenger, DEI.CO ELECTRIC STARTER
AND LIGHTINO SYSTEM, demountable rims, left hand drive,
centre control    82750.00
"Six" cylinder, 7 passenger, DEI.CO ELECTRIC STARTER
AND LIGHTING SYSTEM, demo unit a ble rims, left hand drive,
centre control    83500.00
1914 INDIAN MOTORCYCLES
7 models, 38  improvements,  ELECTRIC STARTER.  Eleotrlo
lights, Corbln Brown Speedometer 8285.00 TO 8480.00
WRITE FOR CATALOGUE,
M. R. WELLS & SON
llox ef, Eburne .Station. Pbonc Bburne 17.
Garage and Hale*room, Moosomln Avenue.
Vhe 7)elta Vi
imes
.OO A YEAR
u. s. a.  .   .  $1.50
JftWl'rjni* ���
/ffirt ������'���#* ���'���       "  -..
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OR. KILBURGER
EYESIGHT
SPECIALIST
REPRESENTING
THE TORIC OPTICAL COMPANY
Eye Examiners and Makers of Quality Glasses
131 Hasting St. West, Vaneouver, B.C.
Will be in WEAVER'S JEWELRY STORE, MONDAY, JANUARY
12th, 1914 Hours: 9 a. m. to 6 p m., and will be plca.ed lo hav
person, with defective eyBiight call and consult him. Eyeglass���>���
Spectacles and Artificial Eyes fitted at a reasonable charge. Satisfaction
guaranteed absolutely on all work don* SVITI.DAY, JANUARY 8,  1914.
THE DELT.A TIMES
3
...LOCAL ITEMS...
���������he  "Parson's  Vacation"  at  Mc-
\epjj Hall, early in January.     **
Mr. J.  Johnson   motored  over  to
Vancouver
Monday on  business.
VIr. J. Burr visited the city on
lu'esday last, returning by the ferry.
Mrs. Hills-Brown visited Ladner
0d Tuesday.
.Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Walter motored'to Vancouver on Tuesday.
*;;ss Devereaux, organist of St.
Andrew's church, spent Christmas
visiting with her brother.
Mr. Hicks, of Hicks & Lovick,
Vancouver, visited Ladner on Tuesday last.
Miss Eva Alexandra is visiting
jfltli hor aunt, Mrs. MaCrea, this
week.
Mr. W. P. Symons has returned
from his Christmas vacation, spent
in Victoria. \
Mr. E. Lord is visiting Mr. B.
Ladner.
B,
Miss Muriel Hutcherson is visiting
with friends in Ladner.
CHILLIWACK BREEDERS \f.
ARE WELL PLACED;
%^^HJB}M}^
BOKX.
LEARY���On December -3rd, to Mr.
mui Mrs. D. E. Leary, at I_aduer, a
daughter.
Canadian  Official  Records  of  Ayrshire* Gives High Mace to
Chilliwack Breeders.
'Mrs. C. Mason visited the city this
week for a day or two.
The "Parson's Vacation" at McNeely Hall, early in January.      **
Mr. Jos. Jordan was a visitor to
Vancouver Wednesday, going across
on business.
PRINCE RUPERT. I DAKROCH���On   December   -4th   to
(__orge Parry, a cement worker at j     Mr.  and   Mrs.     H.     Darrocn,     of
M!ie dry dock, had a nasty fall.     He       Kamloops, B.C., a daughter.
is now in  the hospital  witb  a  frao-   ------���,----- ���*���*���--; -_-__	
I tured   leg.      Parry     was     working j DIED.
some fifty feet up on the inside ol! vwuw.a~w���^��� ^_-_-^^v_*^.
the big chimney being built at the   LEARY���On  December  29,  the  in-
I dry dock.     He was on a scafTolding. j     fant daughter of Mr. ad Mrs. D.
!The  steam     derrick     in     swinging;     E. Leary, Ladner.
, around knocked the scaffolding and ;     The f       w Was held on th     ft
Parry fell to the ground.      His loft, noon of th    29thi Rev   c  c   H    ,-
leg was broken just above the ankle.   ,,.-.-. ��� atjn���
Mr. E. F. Douglas returned New
Year's eve from Vancouver, after an
absence on business of several days.
Mrs. Thos. Thirkle arrived from
Weston, Out., Monday, to join her
husband here.
Mr. Wm. Skinner, of Vernon, B.���.,
was the guest of his sister, Mrs. It.
J. E. Brodie, over Christmas.
es Hu'by and Myrtle Kirkland
visited Vancouver on Wednesday andi
Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Brodie visited
I Vancouver Monday, returning by way
of New Westminster on Tuesday.
Mr. tico. Turner, Jr., spent New
Year's Day visiting with friends in
Vai   -uver.
pan)
Duchesnay    Packing    Com-
plant is now running at full
cspai ity.
tai
Mrs.
visited
staying
Rich.
at   present   processing   po-
A. W. Carter, of Victoria.
I.adner for the week end,
with   Mr.   and  Mrs.  H.  N.
.Mrs. D, A. McKee visited New
Westminster Monday, returning
Tuesday morning.
.Miss A. B, McKenzie, first assistant
teacher in Ladner public school, spent
Christmas week visiting with relatives in Vancouver.
Miss  Kate  McKenzie is spending,!
lie Christinas vacation    among    old
Nova  Scotia  friends  now  living   in
Nanaimo, 3.C.
Messrs. Duncan Montgomery and
Malcolm Stuart, both of the Colony
Farm, were visitors in Ladner Wednesday.
Tha niramer Qralner loaded hay
and oats Wednesday for Victoria;
the day before the Trader loaded hay,
and the Birdswell took from Deas
Island a full cargo of salmon.
Mr. J. V. McLeod, .principal of Ladner high school, siient the mid-winter
holidays with his father, near Chilliwack.
PORT AI.BEHM.
There was a seasonable change of
(From The Chllliwaclc Progress.)
The Canadian  official  records  of
Ayrshires, revised to May 1st of this
year, and made under the supervision j
of   the  Department  of   Agriculture, I
have been issued to the breeders of:
this popular dairy cow.    In the list-1    __________^^^^^^^^^^^_, -
ings for the standard for registra-'lone in the letters from creditors
tlon are noticed very frequently thc iread, ,b>' tlle city clel* at the Regular
names of local breeders and that I weekly session of the City Council
they have succeeded in getting them :last n,Sht- 0n'y a 3hort tlme a%0'
well to the top is creditable indeed'some firms thai hi��d accounts sgainst
to them. It will ,be noticed that aj^e municlnality ^ ConMOtion with
mature cow eligible for registration Ithe establishment of the Waterworks
in these records must have a record i".'���-'. Electric light systems were in-
of performance of at least 8,500 lbs. sisting rather strongly on being paid
For all Building Supplies and Fuel
Oil, apply to the B.C. Transport Co.,
Ltd., 505 Westminster Trust Building. Office phone 826; wharf phone
880.
ing-;���Dr.   Kirburger,   eyesight
���    representing  Toric  Opti-
.   ol   Vancouver,   will   be   in I
:  jewelry store, Monday, Jan-1
nary
12.   See notice on page
II   you   are   bothered   with   head-
squint or cross eye. or if the
>uii  now   wear  are  unsatis-
coneuli  with  Dr.  Killiurger,
lisl   in  Weare's  jewelry store.
See notice on page
Mr. E. L. Berry's two eldest sons,
"iner, made an unsuccessful
or   tio   join   their   parents   for
Christmas dinner, being held  up  on
Lulu Island   through    the   breaking
of thejauto stage.
Messrs. Robert Gray, Sam Morley
in.d  i'lias.   Davis,   are   mentioned   as
candidates for election to the
Messrs. R. A. Coleman and
las     Savage    have    definitely -announced themselves as candidates.
.lohn  Holmes, of  East   Delta,  was
-Jure Magistrate  McKee. Sat-
for   obstructing  a  ditch   by
filling  in  earth.     His   fine  wns  $10
ists, and  he  has  to  pay   $20
repairing the ditch.     He was also
���1" and costs for using abusive
��� nguage to Councillor Geo. Dennis.
Miss Myrtle Kirkland entertained
a number of her young friends on
Monday evening last. Games and
dancing were enjoyed until wee sma'
hours.     m | .m
Mr. E. R. Chiddell hauled across
to Lulu Island via the Woodward's
ferry, Wednesday, six tons of oats,
the first to be transported from Delta
in this manner.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Kirkland and Mr. and Mrs. J, Davis, son-
in-law and daughter, went across to
Vancouver Wednesday for New
Years.'
Mr. C. E. Tisdal. M.P.P. for Vancouver, spent Tuesday evening and
part of Wednesday- In Ladner. He
attended the Board of Trade meet-
���ng.
President D. A. McKep and Secretary S. \V. Fisher visited Vancouver
Monday in the interest of an improvement in the Lulu Island auto
stage service.
of milk and 306 lbs. of butter fat
for a year. Four-year-old cows must
have a record of 7,500 lbs. of milk
and 270 lbs. of fat; three-year-olds,
6,500 of milk and 234 lbs. of fat;
two-year-olds, 5,500 of milk and 198
lbs. of fat. In the mature class,
Edwin A. Wells, with Evergreen
Maid 2nd (27277) has recorded 18,-
012.75 Ibe. of milk; 484.58 lbs. of
butter fai, testing 4.04 per cent.;
Dolly Duttlon, of Ste. Annes (1000-i)
10,424.5 libs, of milk, 422.70 lbs. of
fat testing 4.24; iLittle Queen 2nd
(9239) 9,397 lbs. of milk, 375.44
lbs of fat testing 4.00; Joseph
Thompson in this class with Queen
of Fairview (25259) 8,919.25 lbs.
of milk, 347 lbs. of fat, testing 3.89.
In the four-year-old class, E. A.
Wells' Dentonla's Arpeggis 3rd
(25446) recorded 9,996,5 lbs. of
milk, 378.01 i'bs. of fat testing 3.76.
In the three-year-old class, E. A.
Wells' Springhill White Beauty
i (28757)    12,502.25    lbs.    of    milk,
559.73 libs, of fat testing 4.56; Silver
Maid of Bden (26937), 9,832.75 lbs.
of  miik,   359.23
S.65;   Wcodroffe   Lady   Nancy   (21-1
454),   7.197.5   Lbs.   of  milk,   303.911
lbs of fat testing 4.22.    H. W. Van-
derhoom, of Huntingdon, B..C, with I
Queen  ol  Bryn  Mawr   (29565)   re-'
corded 8,844.5 lbs. of milk, 279 lbs.
of  fat testing   3.22;   Miss  Flora  of
Barclay   (29542),   8,047.25   lbs.   of
milk, 284.29 lbs. of fat testing 3.53.
Joseph     Thompson,     Sardis     with
Flower  of Sardis   (26539)   recorded
6,760.2 ibe. of milk, 247.52 fat testing 3.66!
In the two-year-old claES, Joseph
Thompson with Fairview Lassie
(26531) records 10,464 lbs. of milk,
381.74 lbs. of fat testing 3.65; Rosebud (23305), 7,982.5 lbs. of milk,
280.10 fat testing 3.51; Pearl Stone
Marigold of Springbank (30503)
7,544,25 |bs. of milk, 298.88 lbs. of
fat testing 3.96; Rosebud's Gem
(26533) 7,040.5 lbs. milk, 265.42
lbs. of fat testing 3.77; Fairview
Nora (2*8532), 6,972.5 lhs. of milk,
275.91 lbs. fat testing 4.55; Stone-
house Pansy 3rd (25309) 6,833 lbs.
milk 262.31 lbs. of fat testing 3.83;
Edwin E. Wells, Sardis, Ruby Royal
of the Hille (23373) 6.515.5 lbs. of
milk, 276.45 Jibs, of fat testing 4.24;
Dolly Dwtton of Ste. Annes 2nd
(23374) 6,290 lbs. of milk. 287.72
lbs. of fas testing 4.57;  H. W. Van-
immediately In full and were indue
ed, with some display of reluctance
on their part, to compromise oif
small partial payments and notes
for the balance. One of these
notes, in favor of Mather, Yuill &
Co., of Vancouver, who Installed the
I\ TIIE COUNTY COURT OF WESTMINSTER,  HOI.DEN AT NEW
WESTMINSTER.
To Frank Mlllejoiir���
Take notice that a plaint has
been issued against you in the above
County Court hy-* James Nelson of
Porl Guichon, for thes urn of
$115.37, for work done and services
rendered, and an order has been
made for the publication of a notice
of the entry of said plaint In the
"Delta Times" and mailing a prepaid registered letter containing a
sealed copy of the summons together
with a copy of the order for sub-
stitutidnal  service  herein   the   ,'tnti'
In the Snot Li^t
O'
On lhe Mage of business the spot
light is on ihe man who advertises.
Our Classified \VM A(k WY���
pl��ce you or your n��ds in the lime
light of public attention.
9 If you have not tried thtm, their
���HuimiMti,* ppW wi], surpnie ^
.   ��� 'i7"~l"_. ',""." ;���������������-*��� *���""* | day of December, 1913, addressed to
I electric lighting plant, fel   due   ast,     > -   d        Bf,       h  ���    be
week  and  a  payment of the  Inter-1;,-. ,   __   _._.   ____   __.'
est,   amounting  to  about  $17,   was
offered with a request for a renewal
of the note.     In reply, Mather, Yuill
& Co.. thanked tbe council kindly
for the payment of the 'interest,
wished all its members a Merry;
Christmas, hoped the city's debentures would soon be sold, and promised that if another renewal should
j deemed   to   be   good   and   sufficient
service of the summons upon you.
You are required to enter a dispute note within one week from the
date of 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 Note judgment may be
be  found  necessary  they  would   be|siKnecl nKail*st you'and the plaintiff
pleased to make what arrangements j m'aJ  Proceed  to  execution
they could to accommodate tbe city.
���r
\ large number of the ratepayers
Df Westham Island have prevailed
upon Mr. James Savage to be a can-
didate for election to the Delta council, believing in t'he first place that
Mr. Savage would ably represent the
who district, nnd In the second
plan that Westham Island should
have a representative on the board.
Thej predict a sure win for Mr.
Bavage.
Mr. ,1. Maxwell, teacher in charge
of the newly-estahlished entrance
class In Ladner school, went a few
days before Christmas to Hammond
to join his wife and family.
The auditing of the Delta Municipality accounts was completed Wednesday evening. The auditors were
Messrs. J. C. Robertson, of Vancouver, and Mr. A. deR. Taylor, of Ladner.
A box of exceedingly fine King ap-
"Ic3 on show during the week in the
Berry store, have attracted considerable attention. They were grown on
the W. J. Brandrith place, Boundary-
Bay.
NANAIMO.
The funeral of Mrs. Esther Brown
took place Wednesday. By her death
in    Sunday  last   Nanaimo  loses  one
of its oldest and most respected citi-
. . zens.      She   was   the   wife   of   Mr.
Lbs. of tat testing* K0|,ert Brown and had resided in
Nanaimo lor the past forty-two
years, coming here from the States
where they lived for eighteen
months, coming originally from the
Old Land. A native of Stansfield,
N'orthuuitierland, tbe late Mrs.
Brown was in her seventy-fourth
year.
Piper A. B. Thompson of the 72nd
Seaforth Highlanders, now quartered in the agricultural hali, died'
suddenly last Tuesday morning from
heart failure, in the grounds outside the building. The deceased
arose as usual apparently in his
usual good condition of health and
his death came as a painful surprise to his many comrades and
friends at the  barracks.
���     r-   .jpf|<   ��         I ---���* '��������-
'   GRAM) FORKS.
Ten men labored hard on Wednesday to raise the flagpole on the
federal government building block.
The pole, which is cedar, is ninety
feet high, measures twenty-four
inches at the base and nine inches
at the top and is surmounted by a
copper ball. It recently inhabited
the North Fork country.
John Mordhorst  and    Steve    De
Bellas  were    killed     while  hauling
���. --  ���-������  _.    _,-   _ o_-i-o.Mii I wood  from  Lone  Ranch creek    to
derhoof,      Huntingdon.      SprnghllJeBa8, > The
Miss Owens (28931)   ..926., lbs. of| ^^   .^   (]Qwn  fl  gteep  _mbank_
ment, the men being buried under
the load. Mordhorst was killed in-
Ktantly und DeBellas died a few
hours later while being moved to
the hospital in this city. Mordhorst
was a pioneer rancher of Danville.
Dated this 30th day of December,
A.D., 1913.
J.   J.CAMBRIDGE,
Registrar.
I'Ws Your Phone Number?"
Can You Answer This Question
If not, don't you know you are
losing business and running risk.
What is more necessary than a telephone in case o'f sickness or fire?
Delta   Telephone  Co.,   Ltd.
YOUR HOME COMPANY.
THE   DELTA   TIMES
JCONDBNSKD      ADV1*_KTI8-CM__NTB
For S-ale, For Exchange Wanted to
Purchase, To L*t, l_ost. Kound, Work
Wanted, 9ltuatlon�� Vacant, 1 cent per
word. Minimum. 86 cents for any ons
advt. These rates for cash with order.
All Wont Ads. must be in by " p.m.
on Thursday.
WE    KEEP    the    Wooden    Button
Moulds.      Howard Bros., Dadner.
The Ladner - Steveston
ferry Service
WINTER SCHEDULE
Beginning Monday, September 16,
tho steamer New Delta will run on
her fall and winter schedule, as fol--
lows: Leaves at 8.30 a.m. aitd 3.30
p.m. Vancouver passengers can
make connection by taking the 8.30
a.m. and 3.30 p.m. cars at Granville street station. New Westminster passengers should* take the
Ebvrrne cars at 8:00 a.m. and -'rOO
p.m. and the Steveston cars at
Eburne.
milk, 267.47 lbs., of fat testing 3.37.
CONSERVATIVES UNITE
IN NORTH SURREY
Perry Auto Stage
ladner-Vancouver Service
Auto leaves corner Eraser
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.
FARE 35 CENTS
Ferry Free.
Poultry Wanted
Best Prices Paid.
PACIFIC POUI/TKlf SUPPLY.
Mineral and
Soda Waters
J. HENLEY
New Westminster b. c.
Manufacturer   of   Soda   Water,
Ginger  Ale,   and  all  Kinds  of
Summer   Drinks.
Your Patronage Solicited.
W, MUDGE
Highest Prices for Live and DresMd
Poultry,    Fresh K��gs and    Produce.
Consignments Solicited.
City Market, Main   St.,     Vancouver.
New Association Is Organized to Embrace Port Mann, Port Kells
and Tynehead.
DESCRIBED AS
BEST IN B. G.
Will
i  iii Telephone Talk Pays This
"inpllment to Delta Farming
Area.
cases, $16,000; cattle, sheep, hogs,
150 cars, $180,000; horses, $100,-
0(10: miscellaneous, $9000. Total
$1,350,000.
lis climate is mild like the remainder of tbe Pacific Coast states.
Referring to crops the article gives
tin- chief one ns oats, besides excellent hay and large quantities of
cardan truck, especially potatoes.
There is also an exce'lent supply of
fodder for cattle.
Land values In this district I.ave
ot gone up In price with the rapld-
REVELSTOKE.
Work on the "pioneer" bore In
connection with the five-mile tunnel
for the C. P. R., which is to be driven
through Rogers Pass, at the summit
of the Selkirk .Mountains, is well I
advanced from the eastern portal,
according to reports received at the
general superintendent's    office    in I
  Vancouver.     Nearly 600 feet of the
North   Surrey   Conservative  Alio- ] parallel tunnel   has  been  excavated
elation  haa been  organized  by con"-laJ|d the present rate of progress is
servativea of Port Mann, Port Kells
and Tynafeead, the Serpentine Road
being mad* the southern    boundary
UNER INVESTMENT AND TRUST CORPORATION
LIMITED.
Authorized Capital $200,000.00.
REAL ESTATE
INSURANCE STOCKS AND BONDS LOANS
H. A. Mm Donald,   Managing Director.
! j about five feet per day.
I
ity that has characterized other portions of this municipality and land Is
now at $350 to $600 per ncre
No
i the title of the "Province's   cieiringTjVneceaiary on this land,
; I      l-'armlng        Si-ctlon"     this       La<_ner   the centre of trade In the
|   issue ol Telephone Talk dy-   I���lll||(,|,,ai'ltv is next  dealt  with  spe-
larms and  farming lands in '_,���,  .lt*pn*|'on  being paid to the es-
ii   paying lt the compliment   taMlihment of the new ferry service
ag  the  best  farming land  in   ,_ woodward's Landing and the pos-
li   t'oliimbla.      This   particular   p.,,--*-*^ ���f f���t,irp eleotrlo railway to
ol  land situated  at the mouth j ,(,,_ tow��� nI-,PI.nt,-.n |,y the R. C. E. R.
1'iaser river covers an area   Slllrnon fishing |��� the summer makes
'.   '".000  acres  which  extend  from   i<ll(]n,,r  ;l   busy   place  in   tho   latter |
���"'��� wooded hillB south of New West- lgumm9r nionths while In the autumn l
It Is an attractive spot for Fportsmrn '
of the n��w association's sphere ol
work. The association adopted a
constitution in conformity with that
of the central association. The organizers ot the new association are:
C. F, Miliar Port Mann; R. S. Inglls, Tynehead; T. S. Inglls, John
Layfield, Port Kelle; George Wake-
lln, Port Kells; Arthur Cooper, Port
Kells; C. E. l-*Iumerfelt, Tynehead;
P. Andereon, Port Mann; C, J. Deeming, Port Kells; G. Herman, Port
Kells;  Wtn. Both well, Tynehead.
CRANBROOK.
Advertise in the Delta Times
TllltBE  DROWN   IX   SCRF,
SYDNBT, N.S.W.. Dec. 81.���-The
Australian surf claimed three more
vletimB yeeterday when two sisters
of 32 and 15 yean of ago and their
nephew of 13 wen- drowned. The
eldest girl had been carrii d out of
Mr. Neo! Arnold Wallinger received notice on Thursday from the provincial government of his appointment as government agent at t'ran-
brook. Mr. Wallinger has been in
the government employ for many
years, and by persistent work, has
been promoted from a iderk to mining
recorder, and hls new appointment as
government agent will be . "-elved b\
I...-*, many friends with '��a�� ���'���<��� He
succeeds A. C. Nelson, who has been
(���-uperannuiUed, and will take over his
new position on Ihe first day of
January.
All Winter
Goods
Must G-**
THE BIG STORE
25$ Off
AllSuitsand
Overcoat^
KAMLOOPS.
's reported    that Lieut.-Co!
It.   Vicars, warden of the Kamloops
Provincial   Jail,   will   be   retired   at
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^     tli.* end of Januury, and will, after
her depth by the wash of the waves,   many,   many  years  of   faithful   ser-
Whun the boy ran out to isslst her
he himself got. into difficulties end
the 15-year-old girl attempted to
rescue them both, All three we e
washed out to sea.
1 o tlie Gulf of Georgia with
"Hi* rn boundary ut the Wash
������talc   line   and   the   Fraser
|  Hie north.
show   what   the   Delta  is  cap-
i   tin- magazine  gives the fol-
crop report for a single sea-
11'���  -0.000 tons, $400,000; grain
us, $375,000:  potatoes and
 ) tons,    $150,000;     milk
'"'0  cans,   $120,000;   eggs,   2000
numbers of pheasants,
gectric Restorer for Men
"'"���phonol 'ertores every norvo In the body
~. - to In proper tension ; restores
vitality, Premature decay snd nil WMj
i  averted at onre.    Phoephonol will
0 8 new rain.   Price 18 a b'>*. or two Ic
Co  s,'."'���'innv address.   The SeobeU Dmf
��������. CBtlmrl.-iei, Ons.
as there am uuiuusn <>>  ������  .   .    . .._ .
ducks and snipe. | - lii.ir.nan of Uu- I
service   In   Ladner  has   mission   fit-atet*-   ihat   ii   there  are  no
confessione   from   those     considered
guilty of trafficking In tobacco    at.
Portsmouth penitentiary the comtnis-. '"K       	
���sipped   Into   the   guleli   just  outside
the ctty limits.     For some ten min-
Telcplione  service   in   i.anner  imr       ���      if  therf
Increased 2H.8 per cent, since the beginning of the year while there are
three toll circuits I Vancouver and .     	
The article Is 11-j "ion   will  proceed   to take  evidence
vice, return Into private life. -A'
movement, is on foot, bended by the
Kam oops centra! Conservative As-
I idation to secure an indefinite ex-
tension of  time for Col.  Vicars.
A distressing accident, occurred
n-n- tb*- North '������������pi'"��������� i brid ���������
the ribul. 01 .'hull Mr. H. Batesou
Ison Reform Com-i'8 ""w ttn Inmate of the Royal Inland
Hnsp'tal. Mr. and Mrs. Bateson,
the latiier and mother of Mr, 3. T.
Bateson of Fruit lands, were return-
home  at   night,   when   Bateson
Our Big Annual
Stocktaking Sale
MAT RXAM1XE GUARDS.
KINGSTON, Out.,    Dec. 80.���Thai
New Westminster.     	
lust rated with several views of
handsome Delta homes antl of grain
growing.
SUMMKULAXI).
The work of building the gnvp>-T..
ment wharf, the contract for which
was recently let to Andrew McConnell, of Chase, is, lt Is understood,
to begin about tho middle of January.
and there will likely be a prolonged'    t_-_-_-_------^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_
session to go Into the charges. Con- u'es Mrs. Bateson called lor aid, and
feeaion will mean Immediate dlsmle-}**-**-1*-' Mr' l!-sw**'11 ("-imQ- IIe- ho��"
sal, while U a guard Is found guilty' ('vpr' WilB un!l-',r' ,tn rpmove Mr.
v- _.mi v. iiw-i., -������.  .��� ���_i.n���  f-,.  Daleson single handed for great rare
he will  be likely sent to prison  for,
six months.
&HIE*<��M
  .   otope coughs,
flM BMOI und lun,:*,.
and   hea
29 cm*,   |
was necessary as Mr. Bateson had
unstained a badly fractured thigh
.-ind a serious scalp wound, as well
as*, a sevre shock. Fortunately a
motor car soon approached and with
the help of the driver and .-lome
neighbors, Mr. Bateson was extricated.
Starts Monday, Jan. 5th and
continues to  end of month.
?e- POSTERS for BARGAINS
Bargains in -Groceries, Hardware and
Stoves, Dr</ floods and Men's furnishings, Shoes, Clothing, China and
Crockery ware. Genuine Clearance Sale
Lanning, fawcett & Wilson
LIMITED
JW-
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i * THE DELTA TIMES
SATURDAY, JANUARY
;t> 1914,
APPOINTS SPECIAL
OOOOOOOOO O OOOOOOOO
0 O
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M_    O VICTORIA   NEWS. C
TRADE COMMISSIONER ooooooooooooooooooc
WASHINGTON STATE.
Hon. Ceo.  E.  Foster Tnkes Another
Siep ii, Campaign for Canadian
Exports.
OTTAWA, Dec. 31.���Watson Griffin, a well known Canadlaa journal-
i.-t and publicist, has been appointed special trade commissioner to
\���ij.'t possible markets wilh a view to
bringing the Canadian manufacturer and exporter into closer contact
with possible foreign markets.
Mr. Griffin has had a long and
varied experience in industrial life
iu Canada and has probably as wide
a knowledge of the resources of
Canada and (heir adaptation to the
foreign  market as any Canadian.
Tho appointment of Mr. Griffin is
only one side of an aggressive campaign which Hon. George E. Foster
has been planning for the purpose of
bringing possible consumers of
foreign countries into closer touch
with the producers of Canada.
KAMLdOPS-KELOWW LINE.
KBLOWNA,   U.C.   Pec.  SI.���At  a
meeting of ihe Board of Trade just
Last night the Royal Victoria
Theatre was opened, with Sir Richard
McBride taking part in the inaugural
ceremony prior to the presentation
of "Kismet."      ^
Cruiser Ready.
In the best of shape after her
thorough overhauling at Esquimau,
the Dominion government fishery
protection cruiser Malaspina is now-
lying at the Naval Yard ready to be
nispatched on her maiden scouting
cruise upon the arrival of orders
from Ottawa. She will in all pro'b-
nhil'ty make her initial run In the
service about the first week in January.
Victoria's   Chance.
Both Mr. A. Stewart and Alderman Gleason, who have formally announced themselves as candidates for
the mayoralty office for 191*1, expressed the opinion yesterday that
the opportunity has been given Victoria, in i13 selection Iby the Dominion government as the scene of next
year's national exhibition, to furnish
Canada witb a practical and a striking demonstration of enterprise in
the planning of the show antl efficiency in its management.
Now  a  Full   Colonel.
The Hon. E. G. Prior, who retired
from the command of the Fifth Regiment in 1896 with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, has been gazetted as
a full colonel, an honor which fits
well  on  one  who  did- much  to up
,������i!-!..!^ as the crack regiment of its class
construction on the Kamloops-Ke-
lowna line next spring. Already they
have secured their right-of-way and
have purchased a station site. It is
probable that the Kettle Valley Railway will also run a spur line into
Kelowna.
WHILE OTHER PORTS TALK.
(Continued From Second Page.)
with the city and with the port commission in'the development of port
and river, and work which will cost
well into the millions is now under
way ait the mouth of the river to
make the entrance to the river deep,
safe and constant. A system of training jetties is being constructed, the
first unit of the north one now approaching completion. This jetty
will extend several miles across the
in the Dominion
Calendar Exhibition.
On New Year's Day Victoria will
have an opportunity of seeing the
first calendar exhibition that has
been held in this city. The rooms of
the Conservative Club have been
taken, and one of Victoria's artists
has been engaged to arrange the exhibition. The business houses, the
banks, real estate and insurance
agents have all contributed their
quota of calendars and almanacs,
and amongst them are reproductions
of some of the most famous artists.
The range covers many phases of
calendars and almanac work. They
will be hung according to style, subject and she.
Foster Presentation.
Testimony of the high regard in
which Mr. W.* W. Foster. M.P.P.-
elect for the Islands constituency in
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found  expression   in   the  receipt  by
him of an illuminated address in
scribed by his former subordinates
in the Public Works Department of
the government, over which he presided in the capacity of Deputy Minister.
NEWFOUNDLAND LEGISLATURE.
ST. JOHN'S, Nfld., Dec. 31.���
Governor Davidson issued a proclamation last night summoning
the legislature elected last October
to meet Wednesday, January 14. Sir
Edward Morris, the Premier, will
continue in power with 21 members
of the "People's" party and Sir Robert Bond, former premier, will head
the Opposition, consisting of five
Liberals and ten members of
the Fishermen's Protective Union,
which won large majorities In the
northern districts,
KMRE/ZELMENT CHARGED
REGINA, Dec. 31.���On a warrant
charging embezzelment al Furl
Pierre, North Dakota, bhe Mounted
Police  are  holding   n   man   named
Cruickshanits here.
sandheads to the gulf, and ItTs pos-J the local Legislature, Js Jield,
silile that the one alone will be sufficient to enable 'the river to scour
out a channel of the required depth.
If tliis is not sufficient, a south jetty
will bo built, and from that time on
ithei river will run between brush and
rock walls from Steveston to the
gulf.
The system being followed is one
devised by J. Fr'as LeBaron, the
world's greatest authority on river
improvement, who has examined
many rivers and advised in their improvement. Of the Fraser, below
New Westminster, Mr. LeBaron says:
Between New Westminster and the
Bull, the course of the river is nearly
���straight, the bends being very easy
and elhort and the width abouit one-
half mile, so that the channel forms
a superb highway for vessels of all
classes. The distance from New Westminster lo the gulf Is 22.72 miles.
Within this distance, there are at
present seven places where the depth
is less than 25 feet at low water, or
a total of 6.0(1 miles, in which the
cut required to give 26 feet varies
from 2 to Hi feet of sand. I'm* the
resl of the distance a channel averaging 800 I el .vide nnd from 2.", to 60
ii i t  deep a* Ists,"
It may be said thnt much, if not
nil of I e ". 'irk suggested by Mr,
LeBaron b< tu i cn this city and the
sandheads has been done since he
made hi-, report in 1908. Mr. Le-
r.nin'i then goes ou to recommend
the systi in of jetties now under con-
Btructlon across the sandheads, by
the Department of Public Works ot
Canada     He continues:
"from lon-J experience l.n Hit eon-
f -M"''������ ���! study of work,   t this
(diameter, I can confidently say that
there can be no doubt whatever of
obtaining a channel twenty-five feet
deep at low water from the gulf to
New Weil minster if these works are
carried ou-t.
"There Is now a twenty-five foot
channel for two-thirds of the distance through the sandheads, and It
only requires a relatively small con-
(ii rvatlon of the river forces to se-
������it-- the oilier one-third, Tin's Is no
untrii i experiment.   Over four score
riii'!s nre now on record whose cn -
��� ��������� i 11-<in hnve iieen controlled and
where currents have been so guided
bj let! es or training walls as today
'a ;n ord safe nnd commodious high-
Wayi tor ths lun-ost shins, where he-
loic ;. ..-.i.iinan's shallop could enter wllh difficulty.
���"The Fraser river presents no unusual conditions, but on the contrary,
ftTmost  i very-thing Is    favorable    to
I U   I CSS."
During the past year many of the
ministers, nil of those having to do
with actual development of the west,
have visited this city and hnve In*
spec-ted the river. linn. Robt. Rogers,
ol the Department of Puhllc Works
nxclalmi '. after seeing the city an'
river and examining the plans for the
i er iprovi menl: "Go ahead
and do the work; we will find the
monej Hun Mr, Hazen was in the
nd ffered every assurance thai
��� *i . ��� mid be assisted in develop-
...-*.i. ,. -i-i... , .. -���,,������
peel ii. en       i r    oj
i ��� -    nl   all have I ��� n satis-
i   nicy should  be expend   I        |!   all   have  given   ihe  ns-
iranee thai II would be expended,
���iin.se n .ii    of   Imagination    nnd
,,  '-,,.   I I ived   ii-iil      initiated
the movpmenl  having for Us object he is not IN BK.IIT wmi his
tbe liiiiliii"1-' Of a sc'--1  world harbor DAD.
hen- will live, ninny of them, lo see The Crown Prince of Germany,
Hie plant Carried out, and Iheir wliu Is said to be In the bad books
ylgJOBS of a perfectly developed, ft-lly [o_ hls father, the Kaiser, alth-mgh
Miuippod port, armed and operated the above picture does not seem to
by a commission for the people of indicate this circums-tance Tin* plc-
the city nnd for Ihe enrichment of the, ture was taken at a recent military
citv's treasury. ! gathering.
WALLA WALLA, Dec. 30.���Applying yesterday at the state prison
here to beg.n serving her sentence
for manslaughter, Mrs. Linda Bur-
field Hazzard was denied admittance by Warden Henry Drum because he had no commitment papers
for the woman. She left the prison, returning to a downtown hotel,
where she s_ys she will wait for the
arrival of the papers that will en-
I title her to residence in the penitentiary. Mrs. ilazzard, the so-called "starvation doctor," was sentenced in the Kitsap county court
for manslaughter, in causing the
death of Miss Claire WiLiamsun by
starvation. She will serve from two
to twenty years.
New Customs Building.
SUMAS, Dec. 30.���Ground was
broken last week for the new United States customs building to be
erected on the international line.
The building will be privately owned, .but leased to the customs department for ten years. It will do
of brick and stone and just across
the boundary line from the Canadian customs office building.
Icelander Takes Poison.
BLAINE, Dec. 30.���Just as the
town constable placed his band on
the door to enter and place him under arrest, Barney Anderson, an
Icelander, drank the contents of an
ounce bottle of carbolic acid, dying
one hour later. A warrant hud ueuu
issued lor his arrest on a charge of
issuing two worthless cheques.
Taken   on   Old   Warrant.
BELLINGHAM, Dec. 30.���On a
warrant which has been issued for
more than a year, R. L. Miller was
arrested Saturday by the police,
charged with drunkenness. Miller
was accused many months ago, but
left the city before the warrant
could be served. It is said that ne
has been roaming around over the
globe to points even as far away as
Honolulu. Recently he returned to
Bellingham, and when the police
learned of his presence in the city
the warrant was served.
Roys Claim Wages Due.
SEATTLE, Dec. 30.���Fourteen
Filipino boys who worked at a
Petersburg cannery for something
like six months during tbe past fishing season, say they have received
nothing of their wages bflt two to
three weeks' board and two weeks'
lodging. For eight days they have
slept in tlie city jail and eaten when
the spirit of charity moved some
friend to- heip them. They say that
irom $200 to $210 is due each of
the boys for their season's work.
BELLINGHAM, Dec. 31.���Mayor
E. .1. Cleary has vetoed an ordinance which was passed by the City
Council a week ago repealing an
ordinance which fixed a license of
Jl 00 a year on all merchants using
gieen trading stamps. Nine merchants have paid in the license fee
for this year, but they all agreed
tbat they would release claim to the
refund if the council repealed the
licensing ordinance. Mayor Cleary
has given .'hearings to merchants
opposed to the green trading stnmps
proposition in the last week, and
after deliberating for ten days decided to veto the ordinance, leaving the
license at $100.
Lumber Trade Better.
CENTRALIA, Dec. 31.���Officers
of the Eastern- Railway & Lumber
Company, whose big mill in this
city has been closed down for sev-
eral weeks while Improvements were
being made, announced yesterday
that the plant would reopen Thursday. The;, say that numerous in-
(liilries for lumber have been made,
ivhich, despite the continued low
prices, ii dic.'ile u bettering of the
lumber conditions. During the recent depression in the market the
local mill has been one of the few
that has continued running steadily.
Ne v year's Shipments.
BELLINGHAM, Dec. 31���Four
New Year shipments of lumber unfiled on tl'�� order books of the water
front mills. The Harles-Cleary
Company has 300,000 feet docked
ready to be shipped about the middle
of January and U_�� F. K. Wood will
ship the same amount on the steamer Coluse, which is now due. Two
orders are being Iongshored at Ihe
Bloedel Donovan Mills. The
steamer Straithalrly will leave tomorrow with 2,500,000 feet f��r Sydney, Australia, anil the schooner Alpena goes to Adelaide, Australia,
with 500,000 reet of pipe stock next
week.
Delinquent Taxes.
OLYMPIA, Dec, 81,���Mot* than
lti per cent, of the state taxes for
1H12 are now delinquent and draw-
Ing 15 per cent. Interest, according
to unofficial records found In ihe
offices of State Treasurer Edward
Meath and Stnte Auditor C. W.
Clausen. Of the stnte tax ol in I 2
there remains approximately (060,-
000 delinquent out of a tntni of
slightly morn than 16,800,000,
Hmokinu   in   Heel   Fatal.
BELLINGHAM, Dec. 31���Edmund
Ecklund, 85 years old and a long
time resident of Bellingham. died
yesterday from burns received
Christmas Eve. when his pipe set
fire   to   his   bed.
MILITIA  .MINISTER ON  COAST.
DELTA     MUNICIPAL     HALL     BYLAW,   11114.
A Bylaw to emiible the Conpo-Wt'on o'r
lX4i*a o. raise by way of loan lhe sum
of $15,,00.00 for iilie purpose of con* ruct-
ing ami iiirni.-.liinrL! a Miiniieijv.. 1 l-la.ll ccm-
taTnin,' efi'i es, fireproof vaua an..l luck-
up.
Wlh :.���!.-* i petii'tfon signed by the own-
era ot more than oiu-tenoh m value of
Un* real'property In the Miami n iMy ot
Dulti.i as .-n.uMi by the last revMed as-
BesOTfen-i roffl tuna n.**n riv.-ciN/ii -..i the
.\lii. ip a'. I ..cn,*:'! 1'iayi:.- itihilt a bylaw
be ... 1'uci .1 f���..!��� ihe i* iii>.-.--.��� of raJa-
iiia upora Bhe ored'lt at the muni I] nil
a sum not exceeding fifteen! ttlwust-uid
UP16.I d.oOj a ' . - foi iihe purpose of eon-
stru'L-iing amd furnlahtn-g a mwnkilp tl h .
COTllOain-lllg Mi'i'vr.is, i.reproof vault and
lock-up;
An.1 * whi'iva.s ii b necessary to raise
t'he mnn. ys i---.|iiirt-.l to defray the above
exp(". tinnv upon tihe credit of the Municipality;
A-nd w.bei ,-us it wilt be necK/Bmstry to
mise a.nniuai'ly by .special Kite the sunt
uf five hundred and four ($30-1.00) dollars
pi-ln-cii'a'l and tin- .stum of seven hundred
hundred .ml rusty (1750,00) ctoMai'- Interest
mailing eagetih'er a total amount of twelve
hundred aiiid fiftv-feiir ($1254,00) ctaliiars
for tihe term of twenty (201 years for
the repayment of the said loan and In-
lercM   :h.-i*. .ui   as  hereinafter  mentioned:
Ami win*..ns -.-lie ;immuil of the whole
rati-ali * land In the municipality accoan"-
tag to ihe ht.s*t revised aaseBSmeml roll
Is five in'i'.ii' n I'iv* hundred and sixty-
three th lusamd and four hundred and
sixity-fiv.- .I'..'1'.ir-* (13,568,4(15) doiMari anil
the ameiui'i ot the Improvements of the
munn in *.**������ i*�����*.ir.tinK to the Ins-t revised assessment ro*H is four hundred and
nln.-iy-twi ilmnsaml and sixty ($498,060)
do'Jktrs:
And w-herews the munlclpaliiy h.i.s no
extsV.ru i-.Sen-tun.- deUi exclusive of itebt-a
:    ���    ���     '        t   ! ��� al   in**1!* ivoment:
And whereas to provide for the '���'}'-
ii-.'i' of iii-ins' an.l the creation ..1 a
s-iika.- fund for lhe pajmn-nt of the said
;.r ".*���:'':'.   sun   o.   fifteen   thousand   ($13-
000,00) ii".:iar- u wm be necessary to levy
-���.- ;! i.ivn.un'l t-aite suffklpnt to raise
th.- - i''l -nm nf twelve hundred and flftv-
t'ei'.r ($1,254.00) dbWains, the ivn* mt to be
i i' a' I tei annuailly on the whole of the
ritei'S'e land oo*mpr*i.sed within the mil-
n'H'PalMy, '
Now therefore tht- MutriOlpflfl Council
of the CiHi'iiii'iti'in of Delta enacts as
f.rll.iws:
1, It BUteM be lawful for the Reeve
nnd Clerk of l'he CWunoW for the pur-
po-ses aforesaid to borrow or raise In-
way of lin'a.n from any person, or persons
..- So.lv or bodies corporate who may
be wni'inflff to advance the :*'init i - I'm
not exceed'!���-? fifteen tho-uisamd ($16,000.00
dmli'jars and to cause ithe same to be
nlieeil in the Rioyrn! Hank of Cannd'-' m
Laid-ier in the Province of -British Co-
luir'P'i'i to the -credit of the said Corporation for the purno-ses and with the
objects above set forth, and to Issue de-
ben'Mires nf the said ���Cu-rporntitn In sum"
of not less than one tihmwnnd ($1000.00)
(lm'!' ins ca,oh to the exterrt of fifteen thousand ($1o,u00.O0) iloli ir-s In the ,'i��i-m.'.i:"
in accordance w"lilh the "Munilclpal Act."
.. The said d innt'iires shall be issued
to consist of flfitcfn (13). debentures aaoh
uf tihe deniominat'.on of one thousand
($1000.00) dioKare nr may he expressed in
the sierlinw equivalent of four decimal
"'Chit six and rwo-tVi-ds l$l.s,r, 2-3) to the
One Pound tilt BtenUlfag and such de-
lienlures shall hi'ive annexed thereto coupons expri-s'S-ed holh In ste^lilniff and currency for the inter, ist thcrt'on at the ra'e
of five (.V, I per cent, per annnim. paya.1V.>
iia*if-y.**u-]y. ,,n th- first day of Jnm* and
���s. flrsl day of T>c."i'nvbe.r In each and
every year durl-n-H ihe ciirren y af Hie
si'd i'.-.i,, nIures. or of any of them and
snoh del,errnores shall he de-Mvrred to the
purchasers thereof, and both a* to principal and lnt'���-������i-i sha'll be payahle at
lhe Roj,iai! tfcink of Canada In the City
"f Topo-nitlo In the Province of Onfiano.
or at Ohe said bank ln the City of Montreal In the Provtlni"p* of Quebec, or at
the said btlffllk In Tjorfcuir In the Province
of Prlt'tsh CV).nimhla, or at the said Irank
In tihe Cltv of t.otwion Eraalnnil. nr nt
Ihe said bank In tihe Olitv of New Vorlc
In the I'niitcd 9tiaite*-8 rif America, at the
holdeir's option, and the pnlnpt-pal of the
said del.en.turos shiull be payable on the
fifth   day   of Jianuiary.   IMI.
.1. TThere shall be raised and levied an-
nmairiy by specia'l rate sufHrlerrt therefor
on alt Ihe na.teaWe land wiliLhin tin* niu-
n; -Ipail'lty tlie sum of five hundred and
loiui- ($504,00) du'lilars for the purpose of
(arming a slnkinn fund for Bhe pnym'-nt
of prlincl|Kiil at the said debentun I anil
ih.- sum ..f seven hundred and fifty
($750.00) dlO-tera tor Uie pay-m'-nl ol in-
i"i. si .ni iio* iate aforesaid, th.- satd
���-'"���'������111 Lite t.. l>.. in ail.tltlion to al'i otilu-r
i iii'-s   to   be   I'-vi. a   ami   eui,;.* -led   In   ihe
Klld    *li.l!r,    .;   i'   ' .    ,hu :..,e    '||,.   run-in   y   .if
* hi     ltd 'lei" ml in* i "i* .my at them.
i    All ic w- I'lu-tnlni; pari of the Slnk-
* i    i bi   i-i'.-'-.| by the special ra*e
��� I'1 n " 11���:'��� 11. ii to sh 1.11 be Investi .1 by
th- i ni: of i ie* ('"i-p m ! limi (rom time
." ' ��� he lev directs.
5, The '���"iiii'-ll may al any ti.m-- or
tram l im. ho ilme puncihs *.* any ot the
li iei ::'i*s i-sa.'l iniiler lliis llyiiaw. ahd
a'!    the   'I'-Seint'in s    :is    iiiireha'.sei]   'shii'l!
(���jntihwlth s.. . unei.Veii cu- destroyed and
IW   H     MIX    Ol d'-s. iii.iin-s   s 1 in 11   he   msulf
Ii  i   ��� im ii ��� of such ]>���!<���< base,
" This ln-'aw shail take effe.'t on and
us ir  iln* .'Till  il iy of January, 1014.
7. This byl.'i'.v may br- cited for all
i-ui-],..,-.. >������ is the ������l>i"'tn Mtiniolpal Mall
ByJfliw, IBM "
I lone   and   po����Sd   In   open   counnll   this
..    . ,i   -���,.,..,.   |gu
Received bhe ascent of the electors at
nn t-lwtlo-i on  the     day of January.
Icmlivil ilollars ar more, nm!  in  ciise ofi
���i   Coundlltor,  ol  nm  hundred  and   fifty
-Joffliars   or   more,   over  ami   above   any
i-e*_*isitered judgment, and being crtihi rwtse
iiualified as a  voter.
The  qti'a.lilfl'oitit'lon   fur a   Schmil   Trustee
sha'li be any peraon being a householder
In   the  Mmnitolipa|lty  a.nil  being  a   Itrltlsh |
subject   of   tihe   fuK   age   of   twenty-one'
yea.rs   and   otherwllSfS   Qualified   to   vote
at an election of Sfhoail Truss e. B.
G-iven  under  my   liand   at   biulner   thi--* Ifarminir       H-_i-.-Ti       '"  u"'
Met day of December, WW, l~'""5'     aJa,rying1     fruj.
N, A. MoDJA.RM.tD, ^^^^^^^^
ReiturnliiB   Officer
DELTA DIRECTORY
Delta municipality i��� _,,
the mouth of the Frkser i^1^ ��
tinest agricultural distr * m ������-�����
The chief interests In the D J B'C'
FINANCIERS SUFFER
FROM NERVOUSNESS
While.  British Columbia, Confident
of Vast  Resources, Awaits
Their Recovery.
_^_^_^_^_^___________________________ ;a ar��
market gardening, Shp'"u '-"ture,
breeding. There ure-;"1- h<
canneries in the Delta ',''��. Saimo0
Ther? are shlpp^ J^allt..
and boat to the markets ���, ^ ral1
iand the United States ,Cana"��
I yield, is the largest per acr' .- -ro-
and hi
Along the 8outh"''baikUoNl:ohl.-I--i'��"
yieia is tne largest per acre 7* .ro*
ada, and the sheep and hn- n Cai1'
-���;!_t_-!_-lne8t".i',"'B--i"ush11
bred
191
lt"i unsidereil ami flmiMy ndmpleil bv tihe
Ce'Il'-", -ii-neil l,y 11,,. Iteeve and Clerk,
���ind ". n|i 1 wi"i Ibe foir.porate Seal the
  ^^BBl...
Iteeve
'c'.'ik'.'c'.'
NOTICE.
T ill'     ii rtl'CI     ih 'I    111'-    ili'ivc    is   ;i    true
' "!'!'  nl' the  price -ed   llvla.w  Upon  which
ii-.  ivnti nt ihi  iicuiicipiiitv will in taken
nfl  th'* IT'lh 'h'\* "I .lanmiry, 19U��� befcWt i n
the ii >��� ���������������   "i  nine o'oVnck a.m. and ttve*n
"'  lock    " m.     it    tin-    follinwim.'    >' " - -
i-   ui   | i 'I, nr*' ��� ��� s   Imdncr; Belie"' HoftWo
I-,,-,   i>,.i-i,     |-. i   Offloe,   Annlcvillr.   and
M       Hit'lll'H'! i'lc's     resllleliee       Hltrnvl'CITV
11 IM.
N.   A     Mi I'lAH*!!"
C    M. C
Ladner, January  ted,   IBM,
CI.KITIOX   NOTICK.
Ool,   Hughes   Smfs only  Object   of
Visit     In  to     Spend     Hollda]
V ii li His Sen.
VA-NCOUVBK, Hoc :u. uplonel
thc Honorable Bun Hughes, minister of militia, arrived in the city
lunt night nt l i: . an i w ... on to
victoria on the mulniKlit steamer,
He was accompanied by hla secretary,
The Minister stated that htt trip
had no officii mission ol any kind.
lt was taker with the sole purpose
of spend Ins New Year's wllh his son
Jn Victoria, lie will return to Vancouver on Friday forenoon and
leave tor iho Fast In the evening.
ShilohM
The   familv  remedy   for   Couth!   and   Colds.
:���,.- all   dote.    Small   bottle.    Beit eince   Pro
PgtoWlC    lloM'e    In   hereliy    Klven    to    the
eleotari oif tin- Municipality 'if De-It* thai
l rei|ii.ire lim presfnee at the said rtte-
t'U-M sit Dm 1'iiiimH (-|ia.m'l>er,i Ladner
..ii Die 100)1 day "f .lannary lull, ul IL1
o'clock moon, for l.he pOirpdM "f eli'clln*.
petsuii's I" reiprcNenl UheWl In Hu* Mll-
'*''. h.il  l-.iim   11   U   Iteeve  and   (S>UTM *H!"i S,
,..i   i_ign BHiomfl Trustws,
i-iii   mnde nf nowlnuition   rf ��� inrtld ttes
-.I'"';   1"*   '-   r.iH'i'Win:
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I ��.wmrnl  Roll:  In the ea.se of rteeve. five
LONDON, Dec. 31,���The Times
issues a Pacific Coast supplement today, and describes British Columbia's exploration, its early history,
including that of the gold discovery
und its social life. A column Is devoted to the real estate boom, and
tne writer says tnat investigation
shows that this commercial bituation
is substantially sound, and British
Columbians have no reason to be
down-hearted.
He sees nothing to be deplored in
the civic aud industrial progress
which has outrun the money market.
"Knowing the vastness ot tnelr
country's undeveloped wealth, they
wait confidently for the recovery of
the financiers from their attack of
nervousness."
Agriculture, mining and manufactures are discussed at length, British Columbia's Industrial situation
being summarized as one of boundless raw material and enormous
power. The <f*m;paratively little
used forest wealth of the province,
which was formerly described in the
Empire Day number of 1911, is
renewed In another column. Three
columns are devoted to a study of
thc effect of the Panama Canal upon
shipping, "a question vitally interesting to the whole of Western Canada."
DR.   COOK   IS   HECKLED.
Thc   Cockney Girls Call Him "Liar"
unci  Sny They Cannot Help
Sneezing.
LONDON, Dec. 31.���Two cockney
t;irls -i-ere the principal part of the
audience which welcomed Dr. Cook
to thu .Metropolitan Music Hall, Pad-
dtngton, last night, at the second
perfori taflce. The doctor had already talked for an hour during the
afternoon at the London Pavilion,
tut he faced the last task bravely
until one of the girls yelled: "Liar."
The manager rushed down and
tried to eject the two girls, but they
kept sneezing and coughing and
even when the doctor said "I planted the stars and stripes at the North
Pole," one inquired: "Hi sy where's
the British flag?"
The gallery, too, began to make
Inquiries, and the manager wanted
to eject the girl's, but one said:
"Gawd's truth, we cawn't 'elp sneezing,  ye knaow."
River- there" aVe VpUndid'^t^T
industries. s"es lot
B��"iot  Trade���President   n   .
McKee; secretary  s  w  -V. .u' ���*���
Justices of Peace���H   n  i.    her-
J.Kirkl**_nd,J.McKee\i,1S0R,!'H'
Police Magistrate.���j \fiK '' Be'f..
Medical Health Officer ~fri v
Wilson. r J* Kin
Coroners.���Dr. A   A   Win,
J. Kerr Wilson. ^ and D'-
School Board.���B. Writ-lit  -.w
C. Davie. A. M.TT?
'    Callum, W. R. Bills, N a m^
mid, secretary. McDlat'
Farmers'   Instltute.-_T    t    h
president; N. A. McDiarml.,.S
Delta Farmers' Game Protective i_
���ocl,atl��n--Wm. Kirkland L^
dent; A. deR. Taylor. F,*cr tarv
Delta Agricultural Society-Ir.7'i
Kerr Wilson, president; \ ,'
Taylor, secretary. '     "���
Member of Parliament,-,* \, T-���-.,
New Westminster. rlor'
Member of Local Legislature -p j
MacKenzle, New Westminster '
Boat Sailings.���S.a. New Delta leavU
Ladner every day for Steveston ?t
8.30 a.m., 12.30 p.m. JW
P.m., connecting with the B f
E. R cars. S_S. Transfer \Wm
for New Westminster daily, ex��m
Sundays, at 7 a.m, retuffi
leaves New Westminster at _ nm
reaching Ladner at 5.30 pm
Railways.���Great Northern ie*_��
Port Guichon dally for New wMT
minster and Vancouver at 7 am-
returning,    leaves    Vancouver' .1
k .Pin:', reachlDK fort Guichon
about 6.30 p.m. B.C.E.R Lnl
aland Branch, E. Stirling, sunet-
intendent; Vancouver to Ebunu
and Steveston���Cars leave Graa-
ville street depot (at north end
of bridge over False Creek) at 6 35
a.m. and hourly until 11.30 j'm
Special car for Eburjie at 6 no
a.m. Cars leawf Steveston at 6 3��
a.m. and hourly until 11.311 nm
Sunday service���First oar leavei
either terminus at ,1 .in aln
hourly service (hereaft, r uutii
11.30 p.m.
Post Office.���Hours, 8 a.m. to ,
P.m. Mail for Vancouver cloie*
at 12 noon; for New Westminster
and up,river points at 6.30 a.m.;
closed all  day Sunday.
Municipal Council���Meats in tlu
Municipal Hall. Ladner, on t.i
second and fourth Saturdays la
each month at 2 p.m. Reeve, H.
D. Benson; councillors, A. D.
Paterson, W. A. Kirkland, Hanford Lewis, G. Dennis, Chrli
Brown;   clerk,  N.  A.  McDiarmid.
MI.ER.VI.S  OPEN   NEW   HYI/t*.
McKAY, B.C., Dec. .il.���Mr.
Hiiuh Kraser, candidate for the Burnaby reeveshlp, was present for a
short tlmp nt thc Central Ratepayers' meeting here last evening lint
lilt before the discussion of candidates began. Before going he announced that tlie new Phillips' hall,
with a lloor space of 4ux(!0 feet,
would be opened by the Liberal Association on February <> with a concert to which all, regardless of party
affiliations, were welcome. He further announced that Mr. Brewster,
lender of the Liberal party in the
province, wouia aenver a ju-miu-
ute address on that occasion.
SYNOPSIS  OF  OOAL  MINIM.
REGULATIONS.
Anglican.
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.; Evenlnu
Service at 7.30 p.m.; Wednesday
flvanlng, Litany at 8.30. Rev. C. O
Hoyle,  M.A., vicar.
HnpflNT Church.
Pastor���Rev.     D.  G.    Macdonald
I.adner���Sunday school, 11 a.m.;
evening service, 7.30 p.m.; prayer
meeting, Wednesday, 7.30 p.m.; missionary meeting every first Wednesday under tho auspices of tho Ladles'
Circle.
Crescent Island���Sunday school. 2
p.m.; service, 3 p.m.; singing practice and Bible reading, Tuesday, 7.8(
p.m.
Gulfside Schoolhouse���Union 3ut-
day school, 2 p.m.; singing practica
and Gospel service. Friday, 7.30.
Catholic.
Church services will be held every
other Sunday, beginning with Sunday, November 14, 1!)0!(. Parochial
mass at 10.30 a.m.; Sunday school,
2 p.m.; evening devotion, 3 p.m.;
a.m, Rev, Father W. Chapilt, parish
priest.
Me-tlioclist.
ten Ires npxt Lor I'i Day si 11
n.in. and 7.30 p.m.; class meeting,
licfiip' the morning .service every
Sunday; Rabbath school at 10 a.m.
every Sunday; Epworth League
every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Kev. {,'..
Wellesley Whittaker, pastor.
st,. .Andrew's Presbyterian.
Services next Lord's Duy at 11
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; week night services on Thursday evening at 7.30
"flock; Sunday school at 2.30 p.m.
Rev. .1. J. Hastie, minister.
Coal mining rights of tiit- Domin-
Ion, In Manitoba, Saskatchewan an.
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, th��
Northwest Territories and in u portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term
of twenty-one years ut _n annual
rental of $1 an acre. Not more than
2560 acres will be leased to one applicant.
App'lcatlon for a lease must be
made by the applicant in person to
the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district In which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory the land
must he described by sections, of
legal subdivisions of sections, anil
In unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked 011: by !n��
applicant himself.
Each application must be aicom-
I-anled by a fee of |5, which will bi
refunded If the rights applied for
are not available, but not othsrwlie.
A royalty shall be paid mi the merchantable output of thc mine at tl>e
rute of  five cents  per ton
The person operating the mine
shnll furnish the Agent with *von
returns accounting for the lull QUM"
,tlty of merchantable coal mined a��*i
I pay the royalty thereon If lh'1 f-"1
'mining rights are not being opsrit-
ed, inch returns should be furnished
at least once a year, .
The lease will include Hk- "oal
mining rights only, but the Issw
may be permitted to piirrlm-i" em
over available surface rights may ���?'
considered necessary for the wj
Ing of the mine at the ran- ol ��ltu'-
an acre.
For full Information application
should he made to the Secretary ��'
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or *-',lh vw"
of Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY.
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N'.n.   .Unauthorised i"lh,ii:, "" ,-,
this iidvertlsement  will  nol be l��
for.���30690.
MAIL CLBRK ROMHI.I"'
j.��� Hurry
..M,|iicyi-d
MOOSE    JAW,    Vr<'
Ashworth,   a   mall   clerl
at the local post office was.heldJJP
^^_U^^
i In a lane "at*" the rear of J!je ^
Any corrections In above names
nr times should be sent lo the office
of the Delta Times, Ladner, B.C.
I office building juaterdaj
1 of $44 In cash.
The Delta Times is P��Bl,,I1��d,,Mltj,
Saturday from the Times HulMI^.
Ladner, B.C.    J. D. Taylor. ��������
nglng-dlrictor.    .

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