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Volume 7
DELTA TIMES
LADNER, B. C. THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1914.
$1.00 A YEAR,
Declaration Terminates
World-Wide Suspense
Message of the Sailor King a Welcome Break in
Silence Which Enwrapped thc Home fleet
and Hurled it forth to Sweep the Sea as
of Old.
HAYMAKERS ARE
FLOATED OUT
Men     Held    ln    Connection    With
Drowning Given Suspended
Sentence.
EQUIPMENT FOR
LOCAL MILL
.McLellan
i-ier
Mill
and
Adds
Siding
Put In.
Lumber
Will ne
Car,
LONDON, Aug. 5.
war
anient.
-Great Britain declared war on Germany at seven
o'clock  last "night.     Ihe announcement that Germany had declared
on Great British was due to an error in the admiralty's state
Gauntlet Thrown Down
BERLIN, Aug. 5.    Shortly after sever
Goschen,  the British  ambassador,  went   to   the   foreign   office an.l  announced that Great Britain had declared war ou Germany     He th��n demanded his passports.
No Time Wasted.
LONDON, Aug. 5.���The momentous decision of the British government for which the whole world has heen waiting, came before the expiration of the time limit set by Griat Britain in her ultimatum to Germany demanding a satisfactory reply on the subject of Belgian neutrality
Germany's reply was the summary rejection of the request tnat
Belgian neutrality should be respected.
The British ambassador at Berlin thereupon received his passports
and the British government notifisd Germany that a state of war existed
between the two counries.
British Armada Released.
LONDON,  Aug.  5.���Immediately following the momentous declaration the admiralty flashed the word  to    the admiral    commanding the
fleet with the directions to capture or  destroy  the  German   fleet.    With
what impatience the British ships had lieen kept in their secret rendezvous in the. North Sea may be only   conjectured;    with   what   ardor they
responded  to their sailing order may soon be apparent.
His  Majesty's Message.
Quickly  following  the  admiralty's    despatch    His    .Majesty    King
George sent this personal message to the   English fleet   sailing" against
the German armada, to clear for action:
"I have every confidence that the British flee! will revive the old
glories of the navy. I am sure that llie navy will again shield Britain
in this hour of trial.    It will prove the bulwark of the empire.
Long Silence Broken.
This was the first message sent to the fleet since It cleared from
I'ly in on'.** Harbor and sailed to its secret rendezvous in the North Sea.
Ever since the wireless has been silent, no word was permitted to go
orth until tonight the signal for the most tremendous naval battle ever
lashed out through the darkness from the great naval wireless station.
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German Fleet Located. I between Great Britain and Germany.
LONDON, Aug. 5.���The exact lo- The  Iirst  declaration  was  made  by
���,-ition    of tbe    Germans ls known. | Germany, and notified a state of war
Their action in sinking a mine-lay- 'existing from 7 p.m.     It is a sig.ufl-
Ing ship and chasing a destroyer was  cant fact that the British declaration
T. Watson, a pedlar selling electric light fixtures, was summoned to
Wpcn \ho Ida ac f,paar ln   court on   Fl'ida-' *or not
���JTfCtU   lilt  JlO  OS  taklnS out a license;   the defendant
had   been  warned  to  take  one  out,
but ignored it. He was fined $5.00 I eerns on tlle '"oast-
and costs and $10.00 for the license. ' Amongst the most recent of the
Frank Finning and Patrick Mc- ' additions is a new timber carrier
Guire, haymakers, who were being' wllich runs out as far as the rail*
held in jail pending the verdict re- i rna(1 traok' u beln�� found that tne.
turned at the Inquest on John Buck- c-iPrler ���" llse at Present is not suit-
ley,   were    dismissed    on    Tuesdav    able   for   transporting   some   of   the
o'clock last evening Sir Wm  ! siven u s'-slJ<-*-'le"l sentence and also | J?** tim'?,f,!r-1.1^.^_t(> I5* ��-��-_.!_:���
given so many hours to leave Delta.
The King to His Colonies
Vast improvements hav. _.<sen done
to  the  McLelan  Lumber  Company's (
mill  at  Ladner   and  the  plant  can
now  be classed  as one of the bes*
equipped  and   most   up-to-date  con-
riie  case  against  Roy  and  Leslie
Pearson, who were charged with be- I
ing     intoxicated   while     driving  an
automobile  on  Saturday  week,  was !
tried  on  Friday  at the  local  police
court.    The case was dismissed, as l
evidence was lacking to prove that
Leslie Pearson, who was driving the
car,    wa_  under    the influence    of '
liquor.
Mr. K Brown was lined $5.00 and
costs on Tuesday morning in the
local police court for not paying his
dog license.
This   work  is  expected    to  be com
pleted   in  about  two  weeks.
To facilitate the shipping of lumber a siding will soon be constructed
by the Great Northern Railway, to
which end a shipipng shed has just
been finished. Thirty-five cars were
loaded and delivered last month
whieh means an output of 700,000
feet   of  lumber.
The demand is well up to expecta- j
tion and prices average very fair.
ADAMLES8  EDEN.
DOG  TAX  CASE.
unwise, in the opinion of naval ex-
perts, inasmuch us it revealed their
position to the British admiral.
England must strike on the sea in
older to prevent any invasion of its
shores by Germany, lt is believed
that if the fleet has not already
struck, it will do so ln the next few-
hours.
The Orflrlnl Version.
LONDON, Aug. 5.��� The statement
fixes 11 p.m. for the commencement
of a state of war between the countries thus throwing on the Kiirer
th; onus of instituting aggre.slve action,
The Ottoman Position.
LONDON,   Aug.   5.���Turkey     las
notified   Great    Britain     that     ihe
forced of the Ottoman    Emnire   are
bi.tg mobilized.     The moolt.ja.Jon,
;she says, is a precautionary measure,
issued by the British Foreign Office I an!   Turkey  will   remain   ah I*  Italy
reads: neutral.      In   some   quarters,   hovv-
"Owlng to the summary rejection'ever. It is believed this step is  ne-
by the German  Government of  tit-ini; taken by Turkey ln the feir -.hat
request made by his Britannic Ma-
Jesty's Government, that the nnutral-
Itj oi Belgium should be respected,
His .Majesty's ambassador at Berlin
lias received his passports, and His
lajesty's Government has declared
to the Herman Government that s
���late of war exists between Groat
Ilritain and Germany from 11 o'clock
p.m., August 4."
May Be So.
NEW YORK, Aug. 4. ��� A sp.-eiai
cable to the American from Lonaon
says:
the Russian Black Sea fleet wii attempt to pass through the BospTiorus
and that Russia may even land
troops on the Turkish shores of the
Black Sea and seize Constantinople.
A nullum! Demonstration,
THE HAGUE, Aug. 4.���The army,
including the regiments from the
territories, paraded past the palace
today. Queen Wilhelmina reviewed
the troops from a balcony. With her
were the prince consort and the little
princess Juliana.
The crowd In front of the balcony
sang the national anthem, In which
The prince consort then held up the princess and
Shower her to the assemblage, which
cheered her enthusiastically.
Not  Caught  Napping.
PARIS, Aug. 5.���President Poinoare in u message to the Senate and
Chamber yesterday, declared 'hat
Germany '"hnd tried treacherously to
surprise France," and added "France
Is vigilant as well as peaceful. She
was  ready  and  our covering  troops
Another Account Of a Case    Causing
Much   Local   Talk���Will   Be
Appealed.
Mr. K. Brown Of Boundary Bay-
was summoned at the recent police
court In Ladner for having a dog in
his possession not duly licensed.
The summons was dated on the
31st of August and the magistrate
asked to see it, altering the date to
the 31st of July to which objection
was taken immediately. This was
duly noted by the magistrate as requested.    It also appeared that Con
Mrs. D. Ellis and Mrs. J. Davis
have their hands full just now chaperoning a number of the Ladner
young ladies who are at present
camping at Boundary Bay. Tlie
camp is appropriately named "Adam-
less Eden." and camp life started on
the 31st of July. The following are
the campers: Misses Ruby Kirkland. Hazel Hutcherson, Vera Gillanders, Olga Kirkland, Myrtle
Kirkland, Ethel Cottwell, Estel
Lindsetli and Ethel York.
LONDON, Aug. 5.���King George today addressed
a message to all the British colonies expressing his
appreciation of their spontaneous assurances that they
will give the fullest support to the motherland.
** They recall to me," his majesty says, " the great
sacrifice and help given by them in the past to the
mother country. I shall be strengthened in the discharge
of the great responsibility which rests upon me in the
confident belief that in this time of trial my empire wll be
united, calm and resolute and trusting in God."
FOOTBALL.
On   Tuesday   evening  the   Ladner
football  team journeyed to Crescent
stable Morgan could not produce his j for a match with the Islanders.    The
authority under the dog tax business which the magistrate was again
asked to note. The defend.-!'*
claimed that the dog vvas only in
his possession for a week or two for
breeding  purposes  and  he   vvas  no'
game was very well contested and a
large number ' of spectators were
present. During the first half Lad-
mi* did all the scoring, Bob Brown
netting two goals and Cook one. In
the second half Crescent scored their
harboring the same. The constable | only gqal, the home team finally losing by three goals to one.
After the game the teams were
right royally entertained by the
Crescent ladies and a most enjoyable
time was spent by all. The following
represents the Ladner team:
McGregor, goal; P. Guichon, right
back; H. Ghichon, left back; J.
Chrlste, right half; A. Guichon, centre half: S. Berry, left half; B.
Ganns, F. Francis. F. Cook, A. Scott,
B.   Brown,   forwards.
claimed the tax on the 31st of July
Issued the summons on August 1 and
defendant a-ppeared on Tuesday,
Aug. 4, the dog being returned to
Mr. Brown's brother on the 2nd.
The fine imposed was $2.50 and
$2.50 costs which is to be appealed
on the fact that the summons was
altered by the magistrate after being served by the constable and as
to the faulty nature of the bylaw.
JAPS FISH IN
CLOSED SEASON
BELGIAN CITIES
IRE BOMBARDED
Canada Responds to
The Call to Arms
With Eager Alacrity From Coast to Coast���Raw Recruits and
Seasoned Ex-Service Men of All Branches Flock to Militia
Headquarters, While Every Town and City Is Scene of
Great Spontaneous Outburst of Patriotism
OTTAWA, Aug. 6.���Not since the
memorable South African war have
such scenes of patriotism been witnessed ln the capital as last night,
when the news of the declaration of
war was received. Thousands stood
in the streets and sang the National
Anthem, The Maple Leaf Forever
and O, Canada.
REGIN'A, Aug. 5.���Scenes of remarkable enthusiasm occurred in
Regina when the news of the declaration of war was received. The
newspaper offices were besieged by-
crowds.
i I     the
Will
land
"It Is said on the highest author ,
Ity thai  the admiralty had received the Queen joined
a  wireless despatch stating that the]
German fleet hnd been bottled up by
the British fleet north of Denmark." |
GeitriiU.    Embassy    Mobile,I.
LONDON, Aug. 5.��� The worst,
demonstration so far took place j.-ist
night when an enormous mob at-.
tacked the German embassy. Stones
were thrown through the windows
nnd an almost riot was .he.lied by
the arrival of the ^^^-n allow  mobilization  to be  meth-
London, Aug. ���).���Vlce-Adni:rm
Sir John Jellico. in vf.jm tu* nation
reposes the utnios* confidence, nn_
been gazetted com n i i I'll
Hil:--'.i  fleets.
Kitchener Commau-ls .Vv-
Field Marshal Lord Kltchi'iior
i-.' i   iibtedly take ' helve ��� f Luc
fi rees.
(;, neriil   French  Kelaituted
Fii'i-l   .Marshal   Sir   John   r'rell u
after a brief estrangement from the
army as a result of the Ulster Incident, has been appointed Inspector-
general,
The mobilization of the army reserves and territorials has been conducted principally by motor busses,
many of which left London for the
strategical points, crowded with sol-
lers and te rit .rials. The city of
i ondnii yeomanry has offered itself
'or foreign duty. Some or the territorial regiments will do the same.
Mikado Backs Britain.
TOKIO,   All*    ."'.���A  proclamation
Issued yesterday by    the   Japanese
I .in eminent   expresses   anxiety  as  to
the  European  situation, and hopes
tor the epei dy restoration of peace.
It   points  oil!   .Lilian's  desire
main neutral during the war
.it hopes  will  not extend    to
I parts   of   the   world.
Inc
rating   Tug   Reports   Many
Ing With Doused
Lights.
lis
*n
I
Aviator   l.iildled    With   Bulllets
ell In Belgian Lines���Women
Clamor to Enlist.
Capt, V. Martinolich, of the tug
II. C. Boy, which brought in a boon?
of logs on Sunday for the McLelan
Lumber Company, reports that on
Saturday night large numbers of
Jananese beats were fishing off the
Sandheads, As these boats carried
no lights, Captain Martinolich experienced some diflfculty In navigating through their nets, and found I'
necessary to go about two miles ou'
of his course to avoid tbem.
BRUSSELS, Aii*.
-The Belgian
CALGARY, Aug. 5.���Scenes of
wild excitement took place upon receipt of long expected news that
England was involved in hostilities.
The whole population went wildly
mad. Receiving offices of Legion
of Frontiersmen are flooded with ex-
army men desirous of re-entering
the ranks. The staff of the district
recruiting offices could hardly cope
with the crowds clamoring to join
the army.
FORT WILLIAM, Ont., Aug. 5.���
Wild enthusiasm in Fort William
marked the announcement that war
had been declared and shouts of
"down with the Germans" were
heard on every hand.
1 srs had to charge
edly    before lt    could be dl-tparsec
The attack was renewed and mounted officers rode down the leaders tf
he  mob.    Troops  have  been  called
to defend the embassy.
Devastating the Border.
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 5.���
Russian troops have established contact with the enemy along the
greater part of the Russo-Co-.-inan
frontier in northeastern Prussia.
The Germans are reported to nave
fallen    back and to    be burning vil-
biges  over   an   enormous  stret-.h  cf
A\" country which they had Invad-d.
Swiss Neutrality Violated.
PARIS, Aug. 5.���It is reported
Horn Mount Belnlrd, In the department of Dubs, that the Gen-mans
hnve violated the neutrality of Switzerland.
Russia Captures Ships.
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 5.���A
German fleet of nineteen ships was
lighted yesterday near the east coast
ol the Baltic sea, between Meniel
md Libau, Russian warships in the
lUack Sea hnve captured many Ger-
iiiiin merchantmen.
Invaders Killed I'rlest.
I'ARIS, Aug. 5.���A German de-
tachment entered the village of
Muineville ln the department of
Meurthe ot Moselle. A parish priest
��ns killed.
Dutch Expel Germans.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 5.���It ls reported here that following a demand by
the  Germans   for  the   surrender
the city of Liege nn engagement en
HIS   IX   COLLISION.
Tiie auto bus between Woodward's Landing and River avenue,
bad a slight collision on Saturday
..ith a hay wagon, while making
the trip from the 1:30 ferry. One
Ilttle girl, a passenger, had the slipper lorn off her foot and the foot
slightly injured. None ot the other
occupants were hurt in any way. bul
. iTfe! i ���'. delay In gi ttlng to Vancouver. .Mr. T. Foster, who was passing,  accommodated  as many as pos-
LONDON, Out., Aug. 5.���Public
enthusiasm ran high m the city to-
. night, when the news was announced
forces have effectively checked tho i that war had been declared between
German   Invasion   with heavy  losses j Great Britain and Germany.
to   the   Germans   and   comparatively!	
small casualties to the Belgians.
Fighting behind strong fortifications
is announced, lt is slated the King
will take personal command of the
f.imy. He has invited British and
French troops to come to the Belgians' aid against the Germans, j
Many women ure clamoring for enlistment. Troops nre entrenched In Death by drowning While under
a semicircle about Liege, and fifty the Influence of litfuor, was the ver-
thousand Germans bombarding the diet returned in the case of John
city. The Belgian garrison of ; I'tickley, whose body was found in
twenty-five thousand men with artil- ! tho early  hours  of Sunday  morning
TORONTO, Aug. 5���At a meeting
Of the daughters of the Imperial
Order Daughters of the Empire, yesterday afternoon, called to decide
What steps the order should take In
the event of England being drawn
into war. a resolution that the women of Canada should offer a hospital ship was unimously adopted.
The ship win be fully equipped and
placod at the disposal of the British
admiralty.
LABORER COMES
TO SAO END
lery fire beat off the Germans with
heavy losses on both sides. Tne
Germane have no notion of abandoning the attempt. The Germans
binned the towns of Vise and Arge-
men, killing scores In the fighting.
The troops engaged in the operation
Bible   In   Ills  automobile,  the  others  against    Liege
having to wait some time. Passengers waiting at the end of Eraser
avenue for the four o'clock ferry-
were forced to wait until the ti:.'!0
as the damage to the bus was not repaired In time. No serious damage
i , the bay wagon or Injury to the
driver  was done.
in tlie Westham street ditch.
Deceased had been working In
the bay fields around I.adner for
some time, ami tp all appearances
���lipped into the ditch while drunk.
The following jury were summoned:
John Reagb foreman: v1p��w C 0
Humbert, V. Taylor, W. H. Taylor,
w. ll. Wilson and ii. Gllcnrlst. -is
tered Belgium at Geinmenieli, and I a rider it was suggested that the
threw detachments against Liege ami council should take Steps lo have ah"
Nannir. The latter place Is also be- s,1<'��� ditches In the village closed, as
ing  shelled,  it  is  understood.       All, tbey are considered ,, menace to the
part of the Co
logne army which divided as  it en-
IRACE MEETING.
sued In which the Germans were re-
Pulsed.    All Germans have been ex-
Pelled  Him Liege and Nannir.
The Knlser to IMame.
LONDON,    Aug.    5.���There    has
''���en  a   two-fold declaration of war
to  re-
whlch
other
However,   It
_.*    ih  t should England participate
ln the '-"^Uitlcs. and the purpose of
nf  the     \iit*lo-Janaiiese       alliance    be
threatened, Japan may be compelled
the necessary measures for
tO  take
'tie fulfillment of Its obligations.
Coveted French Colonies.
LONDON,   Aug.     5.��� The    Times
(Continued on Second Paige.)
due sept,  io,
due  Jan.   1.
Under the auspices of the Delta
Driving Park Association a tvvo-year-
old futurity race is Lo be held next
year at their usual meeting on the
26th of June,  la 1.",.
The entry fee. which i.s $25, 1.- payable In the following Installments.:
First  payment,  $5
1914.
Second payment, ?">
IH 15.
Third payment, $5,
1915.
Final payment. $10.
191 B.
The association V ill
cent to thc amount tn
try.
The race i* for colts bred, owned
and trained In British Columbia,
and by all accounts promises to be a
very popular event.
Germans have been expelled from
both cities,
German Aviator Sliot to Pieces.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 6.���Belgian
sharpshooters shot a German aviator
literally to pieces. His body fell
within the Belgian lines. The aviators have withdrawn.
public sali ly.
BUSH   I'lltK  AT  SUNBURY.
STOCK  V\I!D  COMPLETED
A bush fire started near Sunbury
on Saturday and caused no liltle
anxiety among the residents, as the
fire Increased. Mr. Careless came
Into Ladner on Saturday evening ln
���.iv i r>l the fire warden, who is In
" ' '��� ��� Rock. Not being able tO see
bim, the Keeve was appealed to, and
promised Immediate help. On Tuesday tho fi'*" was still burning, but
:,il Immediate danger was over.
due
\pril
1.
due
June
1.
add
50
pe."
el veil
for
en-
KID GLOVE ULTIMATUM.
The Gre.-i' Northern Railway hn-
just completed at Inverholm n itocl;
yard for    Mr. Paterson,    The
which   Is  75  feet   by   LT,   1   "I   Is  bulll
close to the siding and  is especially
constructed for facilitating the load-,
ing   and   unloading  of cattle,  etc.   A!
track has been run into the yard at I ONDON, Aug. 5. -Premier As-
right angles to the track op the QUith In Hie House of Commons con-
siding, and on this track a special firmed the sending lo Germany of a
truck has been constructed which request that she should give the
can be run out on the same level as same assurances of the neutrality of
the floor of the car which Is to be Belgium RS France has done and
loaded, and which fits close up to that her rep.y should be sent to Engine door. land before midnight.
SCHEDULE CHANGED
BY S.S. TRANSFER
Tiie strainer Transfer, Which has
been making the run daily between
the Delta I.milling and New Westminster, win in the future miss the
usual trip "���' ' days a week, Mondays
ind Thursdays, making instead runs
���ii Mission, B.C. This went inio effect Monday, August .".. and will continue until rurther notice,
Traffic between Ladner and New
Westminster bas fallen off const i r-
aidy since the Serrj Scanlon bas been
imikiug bo man] regular trips, many
of the farmers shipping their products to Vancouver, on the auto
freight trucks which make daily-
trips and deliver direct to address.
The Transfer ran handle all business traffic and freight for New
Westminster the remainder of the
week and will profit by the Mission
triiis.
The launch Freda will carry the
mall to and from New Westminster
to Ladner on the days the transfi r
doth not call here. Following is the
new  schedule:
Tl-.e Transfer leaves New Wi *
ster for Mission  on     Monday  al   10
a. tu.
Leaves Mlssl n for New Wi 'minster on Tuesday at   7  p, m.
Leaves Ne* Westminster for
Westham Tuesday al 2:80 p. i1
Leaves Westham ror Now Westminster Wednesdays al  7 a. m
Leave. Xew Westminster Wednesdays 12 o'clock noon tor Mission
Leaves Mission for New Westminster Thursdays al 7 a. m.
Leaves New Westminster Thursday at 2:30 for Westham.
Friday and Saturday 'he levver
Fraser valley as usual. THE DELTA TIMES,
THURSDAY, AUG. 6, 19u.
DECLARATION TERMINATES
WORLD-WIDE SUSPENSE
(Continued from First Page.)
this morning says that Foreign Secretary Grey is expected to make in
(parliament today a statement even
more grave than that made yesterday. It adds that it is probable that
diplomatic papers will throw an unexpected light on Germany's motives, which, it is supposed, are
aimed at acquiring the French colonies, and that as the price of British neutrality, Germany was prepared to give a sruarantee that she
would not annex any portion of
France in the event of a French defeat.
A  Precniioiis Passage.
NEW VORK, Aug. 5.���The German liner Vaterland, the world's biggest ship, carrying coal even in the
staterooms, and carrying 10,000 reservists, sailed last night to meet
three German cruisers outside of this
harbor, which will fit her with big
guns. The Vaterland vvas built as
tbe world's fastest cruiser. The
above is open to some doubt, as last
week the Vaterland waa reported In
Hamburg, where it was stated she
was being detained
Tough on Tourists.
LONDON, Aug. 5.���The channel
steamers arriving yesterday were
packed with refugees. There is considerable anxiety over several ships
in Norwegian waters with summer
tourists abroad.
Heavy Losses at Petit Croix.
PARIS, Aug. 5.���After twelve
hours of frontier fighting one hundred thousand Germans secured a
foothold on French soil between Toul
and Epinal, where they are entrenched. An artillery duel is in
progress at Petit-Croix on Franco-
German frontier. The Germans and
French bolh lost heavily when the
French beat off the invaders. Cannon are now being used at long
range.
Germans remaining in France
Without special permission are to be
arrested ns spies, it is announced.
Forty-six men and eleven women are
already held.
Rumored Naval Fight.
LONDON. Aug. 6.���A German torpedo boat vvas dynamited and wink
in the Baltic near Gedser, according
to a Copenhagen dispatch and thirty
of a crew drowned. Sea lighting was
heard at Hull at dawn, lt is believed British and German scout ship-;
arc engaged, There are rumors thai
two German battleships are sunk In
the North Sea engagement published
by the Central News. England seemed almost relieved in the knowledge
that the British and Germans are
actually at war, following exchange
of declarations of hostilities between London and Berlin. Public
eagerly awaiting news of a British
naval victory.
Ambassador Gone Home.
The German Ambassador Liclinow-
sky,   received   passports,   transferred
the  embassy   to   United  Stales  Ambassador Page and left for Berlin,
Mikado's Promise.
TOKIO, Aug. 5.���The Japan cabinet has announced at present it is
neutral, but if England becomes involved i as to need the Mikado's
aid, it will be pxti nded,
Vldinu Stranded Americans,
WASHINGTON, Aug. a. rTlli
ll'j'i " :      ;:at sod :i bill appropi li I
ing two and a half millions for the
relief of Americans stranded In Europe.
Tbe navy department has announced the cruiser Tennessee carrying
several hundred thousands to relieve
Americans abroad, will sail at eight
o'clock tomorrow morning. Her
destination is kept secret.
War Credit of ��500,0<*<*,000.
LONDON, Aug. 5.���Premier Asquith informed the House of Commons that he would ask them on
Thursday- to vote a war credit of
half a billion pounds. The admiralty has confirmed the reports that
the German fleet sank the British
mine-laying ship on Tuesday. The
destroyer Pathfinder, accompanying
it,  narrowly escaped.
British Cabinet Changes.
LONDON,   Aug.    5.���Lord Kitchener    attended a    cabinet meeting.
1 This   indicates     that   Kitchener     is
| slated for a cabinet post, presumably
ithe war ministry.    Lord Beauchamp
has succeeded Lord Morley and Walter    Rtinciman has    succeeded John
I Burns in the British cabinet.    These
| resigned because they did not think
England, should engage In war.
All Autos Commandeered.
The government has commandeered all    automobiles and    horses ln
i England ,    Scotland,     Ireland     and
j Wales   for   array   use.    Even   racing
stables     are     denuded.       General
' Baden-Pcwell, head of the Boy Scout
' movement,, has offered the war of-
j flee the services of a thousand Boy
I Scouts who volunteered to carry dispatches    and    protect    wires, guard
' bridges and do similar work.
Must  Break the Bottle.
CONSTANTINOPLE,     Aug.    5 ���
I The Porte has announced that    the
i Bosphorous is closed to war vessels.
| The Russian Black Sea fleet is thus
j bottled.
Aviator  Winged.
VIENNA,       Aug.        5.���Austrian
i sharpshooters winged a Russian av-
;' iator   scouting   over   Lemberg.     He
j fell five hundred feet and vvas killed
Instantly,
Now it's Holland.
AMSTERDAM,   Aug.   5.���German
troops are crossing Holland en route I
| to  France.     F!-.*rce  fighting  is    re-
parted, the Dutch troops finally retiring,    Losses  on   both  sides    are
! heavy.
Cannon Firing Heard.
PORTLAND,     Maine,     Aug.  5.���
What  is believed to be cannon  firing   was   heard   in   the   direction   of
Seguln Island.    It has been the lm-
I pression in Portland, Maine, for sev-
eral   days   that   there   were   British,
German and French cruisers hovering  off New   England   coast.     .Many
citizens heard firi.g.   The keeper of
the Portland observatory said he is
positive it vvas not thunder. The German  warships  Karlsruhe  and  Dres-
I den communicated with Portland by
! wireless  Tuesday  night  but  refused
| to give their positions.    The French
cruisers  Conde  and   Descortes    are
I thought to  be ships most likely to
have met them.
Alsatians Butchered.
PARIS, Aug. 5.���Seventeen Alsat-
I ians who were endeavoring to enter
' France near  Mulhausen  to join the
French army were captured by German troops and shot.
Santo Dniiiont Volunteers.
PARIS, Aug. 5.���Santo Dumont,
tli" ''anions balloonist, has voiun-
teei 1 hi a -vices ln the French
mill ary Flyint corps, nnd has left for
the front. Aii enormous crowd yaw
him off, hugging and kissing him.
OF THE FIRM OF
Denny & Ross
After the End of August the New Company Will
Take Over This Business
We have less than a month to sell over Twenty Thousand
Dollars worth of FURNITURE, CARPETS, LINO-
LEUM, DRAPERIES, ETC. These goods will be
delivered to your home at less than you can buy direct
from the factory.
Tae ftoyai Bank ol Canada
Incorporated 1868.
Capital  Authorized       ���as.OOO.Oo*
Capital Paid Up  ���ll.MO.ooo
Beserve Funds    f 18,500,000
Aggregate Assets, One Hundred and Seventy-Five Million
Dollar*.
It is the aim of the management of this Bank to make every **��.
posltor welcome, and to give the best possible attention to his financial
affairs. 	
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
Accounts may be opened with deposits of One Dollar and Upwards.
Interest paid or credited at the highest current ratee, on May 31st aad
November 30th each year.
JAMBS GRISDALE, Manager. LADNEB, B.C.
Here Is a Sample of Our Price Cutting
Mahogany Chiffonier, Colonial style, sells from $31.00 to
$35.01).   Closing Out Price  $25.00
6-ft. Extension Tables, from    $5.75
Mahogany Parlor Suites, five pieces, upholstered in green
velour, regular $35.00, for $26.00
Dining and Bedroom Furniture at one-third off regalar
prices.   Carpets at saving prices.
Scotch Inlaid Linoleum, in wide selection of patterns;
regular $1.25 per yard.    ClosingOut Price, yard 85c
Denny & Ross
THE BIG FURNITURE STORE
Corner Sixth and Carnarvon Streets
New Westminster
Will Shoot Looters.
PARIS, Aug. 6.���Four hundred
and fifty Apaches have been arrested for looting. It is announced that
looters will be shot in future.
Kitchener to Lead in Belgium.
LONDON, Aug. 5.���With Admiral
Sir John .Tellicoe in command of the
home fleet, which is expected to bear
the brunt of the sea fighting, and
Field Marshal Sir John French appointed Inspector-general of British
land forces, the country is demanding that Lord Kitchener be made
War Minister. He is assisting at
the war office without official title.
It is understood the government is
thinking of sending Kitchener to
Belgium in command of troops
which Britain intends to dispatch to
aid the Belgians in resisting German
invasions.
The admiralty has issued orders
for strict search -ef all shipping for
contraband of war.
Tiie country prepared for hostilities With remarkable celerity. A
Manchester dispatch stated the German steamship Dryad had been
seized by British naval authorities
and the crew of seventeen arrested.
The Liisitaniii Sails.
NEW YORK, Aug. 5.���The Lusi-
tania sailed at one o'clock this morning carrying 124)0 French reservists
and ."-ihi.imh) In gold. Captain Dow
Is confident the liner will reach Eng-
l.iii.l safely, She is convoyed by the
British cruiser Essex. The liner
carried only masthead, port and
starboard lights,
TORONTO, Aug.  .*>.    G a,  !���'.    I..
Lessai d, commanding the se ;ond division, stati il thai 7 *p per i enl oj
militia  had   signified   their   w I
ness t" be em oiled i.i th  it.
which Canada ��ill Bupply, Many-
have also voluntei i ed for I ie nurB-
Ing staff. Large crowds cheering
and singing patriotic Bongs surrounded the newspapers offices until
a late hour last night an : b tnd - pi -
radi d the streets.
PARIS COAL SHORTAGE.
PARIS, Aug. 6.���Up to the present time Pi rls Is b< Ing lighted .it
night as usual, but this can not be
continued owing to the lack of coal.
Construction work has ceased. Hundreds of buildings which had ' -1
partially constructed have
abandoned tor tbe present, as has
also been the work on the new anil rground  railroad,
The government i.s granting to
each member of 8 soldier's family
about 28 cents a day and about 17
cents to each child.
����� I,       ��
THREE  MO\.\li< lis  I.V   WORLD'S
BYE.
Czar and two Emperors. The crack
R isslan regiment shown In the pio-
ture is being reviewed by the Czar,
���Alio is on bpreeback, to their ripiit.
The large   figure   o:i   horseback   Ls
I Kaiser Wilhelm, the German "war
lord.'     Emperor  Francis Joseph  of
! Austria is shown In an interesting
pose at bis desk.
SURREY SHOWS
SUMMER FLOWERS
Attractive   Display   of   Blooms   and
Early Vegetables Formally
Opened.
TRUCE IX PARTI STRIFE.
sir Wilfrid Says "Canada Will Render Assistance to lull Extent
Her Power,"
OTTAWA. Aug. 5.���Sir Wilfrid
Laurier, leader of the opposition
who rurtailed his holidays at Arthn-
baskaville and returned to his office
at the capital on account of the present war crisis, gave out the following statement to the press at noon
today:
"it appears that up to the present
time England is not yet engaged In
war. We hope and pray thai the efforts of Sir Edward Orey may yet
be successful In persuading the na-
lons of the Continent to the restoration   of   peace.     1   confess  that   the
prospects are very doubtful,    it  Is
probable and almost certain that
England will have to take her share
in the conflict, not only tor the protection of her own interests, but for
the protection of France and the
higher civilization of which these
two nations are today the noblest ex-
presslons.
"The policy of the Liberal party
under BUCb painful circumstances is
well known, i have often declared
thai If the mother country wore ever
;-p d er nr If d��*nrer ever threatened Canada would render asslst-
mce to the full extent cf her power.
In view of the critical nature of the
.situation 1 have cancelled all my
meetings. Pending such grave questions (here should be a truce to
party strife."
It. \. W. MOUNTED POLICE.
REGINA, Aug. 5.���Now that war
has been declared betwie. Germany
and Great Britain, it is anticipated
that an order-in-c >uncll wUl be issued making (lie Ro; al Northwest
Mounti d Police a p'l-t Of 'he Canadian militia. Tower to make inetl a
declaration is vested in tho government, and it Is regar,li .1 us .lltope'li-
er probable that in vk: v of the grave
situation which has ar'jii tliis step
will  be takeii at oner
SURREY CENTRE, Aug. 4.���In
his opening address at the second
annual flower show held by the Surrey Women's Institute yesterday afternoon in the Surrey Agricultural
Hall, Col. J. D. Taylor congratulated the ladles through whose efforts
the show had been made a success.
The interior of the hall presented
a pretty scene ,wtih numerous sweet
peas, roses, asters and other summer
flowers. There was also a good display of vegetables, including potatoes, peas, beans, carrots and onions. A good display of floral
wreaths, sprays and crosses by
Brown Bros., of Vancouver, added to
the attractive displays.
During the afternoon the judging
took place of the decorated vehicles,
in which .Miss Keery was first and
Miss Adkins second. Miss Lane won
the first prize for the best decorated
'.crsc   and   rider,
Master   P.
Tarves was second. The first prize
for tlie best decorated bicycle and
rider was won by G. Lane and tlie
second by M. Hornby. Master Currie took second prize for the decorated baby buggy.
Mrs. S. G. Tidy, of New- Westminster, and Mrs. W. V. Davies, of
Chilliwack, acted as judges. The
complete prize list Is as follows:
Division   \���Garden   Vegetables,
Potatoes, 1 dozen���1, Mrs. S.
Willi;, r;   2,  Mrs.   II.   Hornby.
Peas, 1 quart In pod���1, Mrs. J
T. Croft;  2, Mrs. J. Keery.
String Beans, 1 quart���1, Mrs.
Lane;   2,  Mrs.  R.  D.  MacKenzie,
Cabbages, -���1, Mrs, 8, Walker:
2, Mrs. Currie.
Onions 6���1, Mrs. R. T. Robinson;
2,  Mrs. 3.  Keery.
Carrots 6���1, Mrs. E. T. Wade; 2.
Mrs.   U.  I).  MacKenzie.
Collection of salad vegetables���1,
Mrs. Ii. Hornby; 2, Mrs. It. D. MacKenzle,
Division   B���Fruit
Apples, ." 1. Mrs. J. Johnston;
2, Mrs. S. Walker.
Pears, 6���1, Mrs. A. G. Booth-
royd;  2, Mrs. H. Bose.
Black Currants, 1 box���1, Mrs.
Currie.
Raspberries, 1 box���l, Mrs. H,
Hornby; 2. Mrs. R. D. MacKenzie.
Any other fruit���1, Mrs. H.
Bosi ; 2, Mrc. II. Bose.
Division  ('���I',,*   Plantl.
(-*���-"    ���,'������������      .**,        ;���-..*      (J      \V; ,;..;     2���
Mr��. J. Johnston.
Fuchsia !. Mrs. S. Wade; 2. Mrs.
A.   Boothroyd.
Begonia���1,  Mrs.   A.   Boothroyd
Fern���2, Mrs. R. T. Robinson.
Any other plant���1, Mrs. R. T.
Robinson.
Division d���rut  Flowers,
Roses ���1, Mrs. R. T. Robinson; 2,
Mrs. H.  Hornby.
Sweet Peas, collection ��� 1 and 2
Mrs. J. T. Croft.
Sweet Peas, display���1, Mrs
Wakelln;  2, Mrs. J. T. Croft.
Sweet Peas, collection grown from
Rennle'8 Seed ��� 1. Mrs. II. Hornby.
Special prize, Mrs. H. Hornby.
Dahlias���1, Mrs. R. D. MacKenzie: 2. Mrs. J. Johnston.
Perennials, collection���1, Mrs. J.
T. Croft;   2, Mrs. 8, Walker..,
E. _L. BERRY      V--2
Grocer and Baker
Buy IMPERIAL FLOUR, made at Eburne Nil
SPECIAL  WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR
LADNER, I}. C.
BREAD DELIVERED TO CRESCENT ISLAND,  TUESDAY AND
FRIDAY.
EBURNE SAW MILLS, LIMITED
Manufacturers and Dealers in all kinds of
FIR, CEDAR AND SPRUCE LUMBER
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors, T urnlngs and House Finishings.
Phone RH Eburne.
Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow.
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DELTA   HOTEL
J. JOHNSTON, Proprietor
Ladner, B. G. Phone 2
���   Dining Room Open AU Day Sunday.   Private Dining \ >
Room for Tourists.    Good Garage
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Fresh and Cured Meats
DELTA MEAT MARKET
A. N. VORK, Proprietor.
Phone 21
No. 1 Shamrock Bacon and Hams.
No. 1 Circle Bacon and Hams.
No. 1 Southern Cross Butter.
Mince November Last We Havo  Handled Nothing Bnt  No.  1  Stall
Fed Steer Beef. J '
YOUR PATRONAGE IS SOLICITED.
SACKS
BRACKMAN-KER MILLING CO.
Victoria, Vancouver, New Westminster
and H. N. RICH, Agent, Ladner, B. C.
Vhe *Delta Ui
imes
Payable in
"vane*
Sl.OO A YEAR p""bAd
U. S. A.   .    .   $1.50
Annuals, collection���l,    .Mi*k.    s.
Wade;   2,  Mrs.  Wukelln.
Asters���1, Mrs. Wakelln.
Carnations���-1,  Mrs. J. Johnston;
2, Mrs. J. T. Croft.
Pansles���1,     Mrs.  8,   Wade;     2,
,iMrs, Wakelln.
Qladioll���1,   Mrs.   S.   Walker;    2,
\ Mrs. Lane.
Petunias���1,     Mrs.   Wakelln;     2,
Mrs. J, Johnston.
Nasturtiums,   display���1,   Mrs.   j.
Johnston;   2, Mrs.  It.  D. MacKenzie.
Stocks���1,   Mrs.   R.   D.   MacKenzle;   2. Mrs. Wakelln.
Floral  Wreath���1. Mrs.  H. Hornby;  2, Mrs. J. T. Croft.
Floral Cross���I, Mrs. Wakelln; 2.
Mrs. J. T. Croft.
Floral   design���1,   Mrs.  H.  Hornby:  2, Mrs. A. Boothroyd.
Hand  Bouquet���1, Mrs. S. Wade;
2,  Miss  Rttth  Robinson.
Buttonhole Sprays, 2���1, Mrs. H
Tarves: 2, Mrs. J. T. Croft.
Hanging     Basket���1,       Mrs.    J.
Tarves;  2, Mrs. A. Boothroyd.
Table  decoration,   floral  only���1,
Mrs. J. T. Croft; 2. Mrs. H. Tarves,
Division  I".
Collection of annuals���1, torn-
mle Johnston; 2, Kensington Prairie
School.
Collection of sweet peas���1, Tom-
mil'  Johnston.
Floral design���1, Tommie Johnston; 2, It. T. Robinson.
Basket of flowers���1, Miss Rutn
l.obinson;  2, Miss Marjory Wade.
Bouquet of wild flowers
ferns���1, Douglas Clark; 2,
Anna Hose;  3, H. Hornby.
Miss
A  BILLION  MORE CII.ITI.VI'OV.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5. ��� Tin-
House has passed amendments to
the bank law extending currency issues to one hundred and twenty-"*'
per cent, of the capital stock ami
surplus of banks and trust companies in the Federal Reserve sys
tem, thus making more than a billion dollars available for additional
circulation. The senate hns apprised the amendments and they ba\<
been sent to the President. TIICRSDAY, AUG. 6, 1914.
THE DELTA TIMES
...LOCAL ITEMS
���������
gev.  Chaput went to Vancouver
0D Saturday.   	
jlr    and    Mrs.   George   London
spent' Saturday in the city.
i daughter was born on Monday
night to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith.
Mrs.
Ter on
Whitworth  went to Vancou-
Friday, returning Saturday.
Miss MacDonald, of Vancouver, Is
visiting Mrs. Slater for the week.
Miss H. Kerr,    of Vancouver,    is
visItiiB ���'l1'8- Uave Elli8-
Mr. and Mrs. L. Dennis went over
���0 Vancouver on Saturday.
-jr. J.    Burnie, of    Caitoe Pass.
went to Vancouver on Monauv.
Mi.   and   Mrs. D. B. ti.au.   spent
tie week end in Vane_*_v_i.
Mr. and Mrs. Grisdale
Couver on Tuesday.
.-isited Vau-
jirs.   Mathew
. Vancouver.
spent    Sunday    in
Mr. Percy Burr, of \'*v Westminster, spent Sunday with bis mother.
Mr. J. B. Elliot returned on Tuesday from  Vancouver.
Mr.  Edgar Fenton is visiting hls
parents for a few days.
Mr. J. Newall spent the week end
at Boundary Bay.
  ���
Mr. Carson spent the week end in
Vancouver.
Mr. D. Gilchrist   paid a   business
trip to Vancouver on Monday.
Mr. Robert Keegan spent the wool-
end in the city.
Mr. Guites motored to Vancouver
ver on Tuesday on business.
Mrs. .McNeely went to Vancouver
on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. W^Hornby were visi
tors in Vancouver on Saturday.
Mr. R. L. Handford went to Van
couver on business on Saturday.
BASEBALL NOTES.
The game on Friday last was won
by. Ladner by  a a  to  1  score,  the
Comets of Vancouver being the victims.    They are one of the smartest
amateur   teams   in   Vancouver     and
came   here   with   the  record   of   26
wins   to   one   loss.     However,   their
average was not quite so good when
they went away.    Heavy' hitting by
the home team and air-tight pitch-
ling by Hastings were responsible for
Vancouver tne score.   The Comets never looked
dangerous except in the fifth inning
,,     ...,., ��� when a hit, an error and a base on
Mr. VV. Creech went to Everett on|balls put three on bases With no one
Mr.Guites motored to
on Saturday on business.
Saturday.
Messrs.   L. and    E. Davis went to
Vancouver on Saturday.
Mr. L  J.
Saturday.
I.adner was in Ladner on
Dr. Woodly, of  Vancouver, spent
the week end at Boundary Bay.
Mr. S. Honeyman
couver on Saturday.
went to Van-
Mrs. Turner visited Vancouver on
Thursday.
Mr. A. deR. Taylor paid a business
trip to Vancouver on Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Du.Moulin, of Bellingham, motored to Ladner on a
visit on Sunday.
Mr. Fred Wallace was a visitor lo
Ladner on Monday.
Mrs. Chevalley left on Wednesday
to visit her sister in Seattle.
Miss Ethel Berry spent the week
end at Bowen Island.
Mr. Edward Howard made a
to Vancouver on Thi.-...i��y.
trip
Mr. and Mrs.  Paul  Laduer motored from Vancouv ;i* on Tuesday
Mrs.    Houston,  of   Chilliwack,  is
visiting Mrs. Lacy, of Port Guichon.
Mrs. captain Baker is the guest of
Jlr*-. McDiarmid.
Mr. John Savage paid a business
trip to Vancouver on Monday.
Mr. Harry Guichon went to Vancouver on Saturday.
Mr. Teller and family, of Point
Roberts, motored over on Sunday,
spending the day with Mrs. T. Foster.
Mrs. O'Connor, of Vancouver, was
tho guest of Mrs. MacKenzie las-
week.
Mr. and Mrs. Clelland, of Vancouver, and party of friends motored to
Boundary Bay on  Sunday.
Mr. Fred Jubb left for Chilliwack
on Monday where be intends starting
in business.
Dr. Clement, of Vancouver, spent
Sunday In Ladner with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Johnston motored
to Vancouver on Monday.
Mrs.  Ottewell  and  children  went
to Vancouver on Monday.
Mr.  Woodcock  visited  his  daughter, Mrs. Applegate, on Sunday.
Mr. William Taylor made a business trip to  Vancouver on Saturday.
Mr.   Dominic   Burns   returned   te-
Vancouver on   Wednesday.
Mr. C. Clark's house on Green road
i< rapidly nearing completion.
Mrs.   Todd aud    her    niece visited
Vancouver on Wednesday.
Mr. Lamb went to Vancouver on
business on Wednesday.
Miss Fenton returned to Ladner
on Saturday and has again resumed
her duties at the White Store.
Air. J. Kershaw, of Vancouver, is
spending the week with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kershaw.
M r,
mlnsl
Jlyrtl
(iultes motored to New West-
r    on Thursday,    laking M:ss
Slater and Mrs. Trust.
Dr.  Crosbie,  o Vfancouver, spent
the week end at Boundary Bay.
Dr.  Crosbie,  of  Vancouver,  spent
Vancouver on .Monday.
Mrs. Frank Cullis and children accompanied by her brother, Air. E.
Clark, left on Tuesday for the East.
Aliss Smith, of Portland, who was
the guest of Miss Guichon returned
home last week.
The Ladies' Aid of the .Methodist
Church met with Mrs. Lanning on
Thursday.
itev,
tor:;   ill
and   Airs.   Hastie
Vancouver on We
Mr. Jim Berney wenr to
on   Wedn..:.;���.;..
were  visi-
inesday.
'.'ancouver
Air. Jim Pi1
city on Wed;: *
;s paid
day
a visit to the
Airs.  Phil. |.s returned  from  Vancouver on Wednesday morning.
Air. and Airs. Parker Berney were
visitors in Vancouver on Wednesday.
Air. and Airs. John AIcKee were visitors  in  Vancouver on  Monday.
Aliss Ida Howard, of Vancouver, is
a visitor at Airs. Walter's camp at
Boundary Bay.
Harvesting operations have commenced in East Delta, the first grain
being cut on Saturday last.
Mr, L. Chevalley, president pf the
B. C. Condenser, was in Ladner on
business the beginning of the week.
Air. S. W. Walter, with Mr. Slater,
motored to Vancouver on Thursday
via  New  Westminster.
Air. McDiarmid and Reeve Paterson were in Victoria on business op
.Monday, returning to Ladner on
Tuesday.
b
Grain and  Sheaf Exhibition  of Toronto Open to The World.���
The Conditions.
(From t'he Chilliwack Progress.)
Intending competitors ln the grain
and   sheaf  competition     at   Toronto
Exhibition, open to the world must
regard the following conditions:'
1. Open to province or state in any
country.
2. All exhibits must be grown by
the exhibitor, and be the product of
the crop of 1913 or 1914.
3. All exhibits must be sent
through the minister of agriculture,
Commissioner, or secretary, of the
province or state, or officer in charge
of  Agricultural   Department.
4. Exhibits to *oe sent by expres-
addressed, "J, O. Orr, general manager, Canadian National Exhibition,
Toronto, Canada," with a label enclosed stating the name and variety
of the exhibit, and the name and address of the exhibitor.
5. The exhibits will become the
property of the exhibition.
6. A statutory declaration must
be made and forwarded to the manager of the Canadian National exhibition, giving the date of tlie growth
of the grain and sheaf, and stating
that both were grown by the exhibitor. This certificate must be forwarded at the time of making entry.
7. An exhibit shall consist of
two bushels, of grain in a sack, accompanied by one sheaf of the same
grain, tightly bound, and not less
than eight inches in diameter where
tied. Sheaves not required for entries of beans and peas. Corn to
consist of two bushels of 70 pounds
each ln the ear, crated.
8. In judging the quality of the
grain in the sack, the straw and
grain in the sheaf will be considered.
. 9 No government, experimental
or demonstration farms or Institutions receiving financial aid from a
government or municipality, can
compete.
10. Each province or state can exhibit in one or all of tbe sections.
I     Grace Grey spent a week in j     Mr   ***���    kUhou and party motored ani1 sundry. There were sparks from       n*     Judges   will   be   selected   by
Vancouver visiting her sister, Mrs. t0 Chilliwack on Sunday, making the the Maoksipitb-e anvil, and  I think toe minister of agriculture of the
Charlie (Jravy. trip in three hours.      ' |on tlle occasion our farmers outdid |Dominion of Canada.
  i ______ 'themselves,  and     I  am    inclined  to
���Ir. Sword, of Vi'-' .via, spent Sun- *     Airs. .1. MacKenzie and baby Flor-illlink  ,ha*  "-e gentleman sitting at
-a\   visiting    at  the    home of  Airs.   en,,e �����,-������  on Saturday for Goderich,  the  back  of the  audience  was  born 	
ereaus. Ont !il   Demosthenes   but   he   has   missed1 ���    ���   ' , ,  ,
his vocation.   Ho Is a farmer, one ofi     At the municipal hall, Cloverdale,
West   the most prominent around here, bution Wednesday, August 19, the Sur-
'    should have been a philosopher.    As  '*. "'" c'oul't ot revision will be held at
things are he is a philosopher-farm-U-1!?!"
er, and none Ihe worse for that.    Hei     wllat '���r'**mises to be an enjoyable
his m tto the onlv
be-  ;"-'ng  when  the   Women's
tlle!liave invited  the  Farmers'  Institute
i words of the song  familiarto  most''"embers to a whist drive and social
of   ns.   "Work,   boys,   work   and   be evening.     For  those   wishing   for  a
'contented." dance at  the close  the  ladies have
That all our farmers are not c-on- 8ecure<1 the services of Air. W. Atchi-
tonted   goes     without     saying,   a,u) [son of Newton to furnish the musl
Air. Bernard Howard successfully
passed with honors in the Toronto
Conservatory of Music examination
for violin. He is a pupil of Seigler,
of Berlin.
THE UNEQUAL YOKE.
To the Editor:��� I had a watching
brief at the co-operative meeting
last night representing in my humbie
capacity the chief magistrate of Ar-
den, tbe lovliest village of the plain
���in other words Ladner and East
Delta. I had strict injunctions, like
Brer Rabbit to lie low and say nuf-
fin'   but   tO  take  observation   of  all
motored ;anti sundry. There were sparks from
out. Right here Hastings applied the
brakes and struck out the next three
batters. Fourteen of the Comets
whiffed in the seven innings.
Friday, the 7th inst., the fast Mat-
kin team of the Wholesale League,
will play here, starting at 6:30 p.
m. This will be the last evening
game this year and those who wisl>-
to see our team in action will do.
well to attend. ;
The members of the sporting fra-l
ternity who have consistently lost!
money betting against the home}
team are thinking of switching their;
system. Nine straight wins is rather
more than they anticipated.
COMPETITIVE  CONDITIONS.
Entries close August 15th.
STRAWBERRY  HILL NEWS.
Portable
Baths
Made of Brazilian Para
Rubber, pressed into
heavy duck, then Vulcanized under high pressure
insuring against cracking, peeling or mildew.
When not in use can be
folded into small space.
Each bath is guaranteed
by the manufacturers for
five years.
PRICE ONLY
$8.50
SEE OUR WINDOW
Clemefl.& Lambert
ADVERTISING
FOR
ADVERTISING
W�� will OvoU thi*
regularly to ��� Mr'** of adver.
ttoomontt to otlmulato Intoroot
In our CtoMlfUd Want M*.
Wo aro publicity advocatoo
aa* practice our awn pracoat*
because wo appraeiate tkelr
value.
This serloo will bo pregnant
wMh pertinent points of general
Intei eel, whether you wWi to
buy or cell, to employ or bo
employee-, to bprrew ar to Un*,
to tm4 a Wader or an owner,
It will pay ue to run ttteeo
advertisement*. That lo Ota
boot proof wo have ta offer that
H wM be profitable te you to
uao our Otoaerlte* Want AS.
.-_�� m, * ��� w ���mtm.
:
THE   DELTA   TIMES
iCONDBNmBD      A.DVERT1.UCMIBNTB
For Stale. For Exchange Wanted to
Purchase, To Let, Lost, Found, Work
Wanted, Situations Vacant, 1 cent per
word. Minimum, x cents for any one
advt. These rates for cash with order.
All Want Ads. must be ln by I p.��.
on Thursday.
BICYCLES
AND REPAIRS
Automobile Accessories,
Oils and Gasoline
Agents for Pennsylvania
Oil Proof Vacuum Cup
Tyres and Special Ford
Type.
Taylor Electric Co.
Phone L60.
Ladner
l'r,
I. Kerr    Wilson motored to .     Mr,  Harold Dean, of   New
uver <m Monday, taking in his minster,    is visiting    Mr. and .Mrs.
Dennis.
a tew I*���}
Mr, ami Mrs. (). Murphy.
Mr.   Berry's   auto   delivery
splendent in a new green top
tiuite an Interest.
is   re-
li causlni
��i"-'i! days at    Mrs. Lanning'B   cann,'  at whi(^ he achievee greatnese, not
,, ing born to it, more's the ,,.,;.���.
Mr. an
ir,    ar.
.Mrs.  Clement   is spending
ling's    ca
! Grauer's Beach) Boundary Day.
il Mrs. Woods, of Vancou-1    Mr. K. S. McBride made a hurriedl
visiting   .\lis. Robert Kee-  business trip to Ladner on WedneB-|
day.
, , , , .,- ,event is to take place on Friday eve-j and 6.00 p.m
The Ladner - Steveston
ferry Service
Spring and Summer Schedule
Beginning Monday, April  20, the
steamer   Sonoma   will  run   on   hei
spring and summer schedule, as follows:   Leaves   at   8.30   a.m.,   12.30
and  6.30  p.m.       Vancouver  passengers can make connection by taking
the  8.30 a.m.,  12.30  and  6.30  p.m.
ears at Granville street station.   New-
Westminster passengers should take
Ithe Eburne cars at 8.00 a.m., 12.00
Jand 6.00 p.m. and the Steveston cars
institute) at Eburne
FOR SALE���For sale cheap one
Massey-Harrls "Groat Weet"
arator.     Will eell cheep for
or will trade for stock or pro*
Terms If required.     Machine <
be seen at  Windebank's Lam!
Yard, Mission City.
FOUND���A sum of money. Owner
can have same by identifying and
paying for advertisement. Apply
White Store.
WANTED���An apprentice to dressmaker; one willing to learn. Apply  Miss  LaChance,  Delta street.
Mineral and
Soda Waters
J. HENLEY
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer of Soda  Water,
Ginger Ale,  and all Kind* of
Summer Drinks.
Your Patronage Solicited.
Delta Motor Transfer
Freight Service Daily to nnd
from Vancouver, Eburne,
Ladner.
Van. Phone Bey. Tfl I '    '���ier 88
HERB. ID.K;n   Mm.
Mrs. Calvert and mother returned !     For strawberry, raspberry and all
Munday, having made a pleasant  other fruit boxes try the British Co
visit with friends In ffiBtjuinialt.
Iumbia    Manufacturing
Westminster, B.C.
Co.,
New
Mr. and Mrs. R, Wilson spent
Sunday at Mr. and Airs. Walter's
'"' iip ut Maple Beach.
ns. II. Wilson and children spent
.ek al  Boundary Bay with -Mrs.
lohnson,
Mr. Hugh Burr, who met with an
accident while playing lacrosse, is in
the hospilal at Vancouver, where h--
will undergo an operation on his
knee.
t
Dominic    Burns    spent    the
nil at his homestead  In  Litu-
Sale���Grant's     Bakery     audi
��� or
ectii uery as a going cdhcern, at
ner, li. c.   Grant's Bakery, Lad-
El, C,
spending the
���'plain .loe, chief of the Nllnnt
"ihe of Indians, died suddenly on
Sunday night, the 2nd inst., at Dens
1     id    eamiery.     Deceased    was    a j week end at Boundary Hay.
*'--ll educated man and high up in ���.	
'������������ Indian council. i    Mrs. Seymour    Huff had    as her
  feuestS     this    Week     Mrs.     Hoss,    of
Maine
there are some amongst them who
would give co-operation a fari trial*
Mr. Hornby among them, likewise
Mr. Fisher.
To cut the cackle and come to the
'esses,  personally speaking I am not
much impressed  with any scheme of
Ic -operation, however ill or Well out-
j lined.     It  seems to me an admirable
way  of  helping  a  lame dog  over  a
Stile, simply  this and  nothing  more.
But all doge are not lame.   The doc*
trine of altruism is all very well for
j th Be who believe tn it will hold by it
land socialism  is an obsolete phrase
Tl    doctrine of the survival c)r the
I fittest holds the    Held    in spite of
Miss Myra Marshall, of Chilliwack,|Browning -in.! a dozen other Johnies.
Too many cooks spoil the broth. I
believe in the    elimination    of the
small  Farmer, a judicious    weeding
out   of  the  weak  and  the unworthy.
F.  C. B.
Mrs.   McChackaran,   of
are   Visiting   Mrs.   Mc-
Chackeran's parents,  Mr, and  Mrs.
II. D. Benson.
Mr.   and
.'ancouver,
Is the guest Of .Miss May  Kittson  tor
the  week.     Miss  Killson  Will  return
i i i  Chilliwack  With  .Miss  Marshall.
Chief Carlisle, of the Fire Department, Vancouver, returned to the
city on Monday after
I.adner. July
1IH4.
WII,I,  BE UNDESIRABLES.
'Ds. \V. R. Ellis nnd daughters,
Misses Nellie and Mildred, are
'Pending a week Or more ut Bnrn-
B|on Island with friends.
WASHINGTON.      Aug.     15.���Con-
iid Miss E. Brown, of Seat- igressmau  Harrison has Introduced a
for the occasion, which will be much
appreciated by the hill folks.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Pack were visiting in Vancouver last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Kirk, spent a
social evening at the home of Mr.
and  Mrs.    M.  Huntley last   week.
Mr. L. Davis, proprietor of the
General Store at Newton, journeyed
to New Westminster on Tuesday on
business.
The ranchers made welcome the
recent rain, but say that crops could
do with more just now. The hill
has experienced vory fine suhshino
the past- month and slight frost Is
reported this week.
Mr. C. A. Welsh and friends
motored through here Sunday evening returning to New Westminster
after a trip to the summer resort.
The regular meeting of the Women's Institute will be held at the
institute hall on Wednesday, August
5, at 2:30 o'clock, when the Surrey
Women's Institute will be in attendance.
Mr. Horton will held service tomorrow at the institute hall at 9
o'clock.     A  very  interesting   sermon
Ferry Auto Stage
ladner-Vancouver Service
Auto leaves corner Fraser
Arm and River Road ait 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.
tie.
Mr and Mrs. T. Wild and dnugb-
''' lH>ris, also Mrs. 1.. Mustard, of
Vancouver, were the guests of Mf
,;,<1 Mrs. R, ,i. E. Brodie for the past
n" weeks.
Miss Bva Alexander, oi Vancouver, who has been visiting Mrs. G.
McRae, Is spending a few days this
week With Mrs. Bert lleattleson at
Point  Roberts.
hill in the house to prohibit the re- ! 'viu be delivered. All are welcome,
admission to the United States of i Owing to the very dry weather the
aliens who leave to fight. In a foreign I lVater in ,lle welU is setting very-
war.
low.    A good many expect to deepen  their wells before long.
DR. E. L. THOMPSON
Dentist.
Sensitive cavities    prepared    and
filled  absolutely  painlessly    by  the
new  nitrous-oxido-oxygen  method.
Eburne Station, B. C.
Phone Eburne lit
DRS. WILSON i WILSON
PHYSICIANS
AND  SURGEONS
Oddfellows' Building
Ladner
General Gffice Hours
"What's Your Phone Number?"
Can You Answer This Question
If not, don't you know you are
iosing business and running risk.
What is more necessary than a telephone in case of sickness or fire?
Delta   Telephone   Co.,   I_td.
YOL'K   HOME  COMPANY.
Advertise in Delta Times
ABMV DIVISION FOB QUEBEC.
���ir. Donoliue, Of Vancouver, mo-
' 'I to I.adner on Friday. Return-
ln8 with him were Mrs. Donoliue
!;i1 Mrs. Addison, who had been
visiting friends in Ladner.
13000.00 ��� $_nnn.nn ��� 11000.00
' hove amounts are in my hands
'"r Investnun' in mortgages on
"'Ita lands. H. N. Rich, I.adner.
a c
For all Building Supplies and Fuel
Oil. applv to the B.C. Transport Co..
Ltd , BOB Westminster Trust Building. Office phone 826; wharf phono
180.
NOTICE.
I.adner,  July  31.   1914,
Mr   Townaley,  Manager The  Mutual
Fire Ins. Co     f II. ('.
MINI. MANAGER  POTTND DEAD
.NORTH BAY, Out.. July 31.���B.
C. Wolfram, manager of the West
Dome mine at Porcupine, was found
I dead in his room |n one of the hotels.to.
OTTAWA, Aug. 5.���The situation
at Ottawa in regard to the imminent hostilities is one of enthusiastic
preparation for the worst. Much is
being done that Is apparent, but
there are many plans being worked
on, uf which the public is not being
B-pprised, The militia headquarters
are open day and night, and the
general scheme of enlistment and
mobilization of the division is being
van Iced  out and all details attended
Messrs. v. Boss, T, F
\V.     Carrety.  of  Seat;:
appraisers, Inspected    H1
Bnd   works of the  B.  C
Mush and
Insurance
b    bullding
Milk    Con
densing Factory
i iy.
In Ladner un Mon-
Dear Sir:���We wish to thank you here Wednesday night with a bullet
for the prompt settlement    of our hwound through his head.    The pres-
clalms  for  tire  loss,    The onni  audience of a  revolver suggests suicide,
its  contents   were    burned     on   ttie j
the 27th lnst.. and your cheques for
naymetu-- in full were received by us
today,   lhe   31st   inst.
(Signed)  (Mrs.)  PAMELA ARTHUR
M. T   ARTHUR.
TAKEN FOR iKHj'i; iL SHIP.
SEATTLE, Aug. 6.���l'he ' iu British steamship Protus'laus, of 'he
Blue Funnel line, wh:-h stopped at
Victoria, B.C., yest9rd.vy en route io
Seattle from Liverr-i'Ol Via the Orient, was boarded at V*:ntnrii li * British officers who took command cf
the ship und ordered hor t'> ��� is-
charge her cargo Immediately, according to private advices received
here last night. The Protesllaus left
Victoria nt 8 o'clock last night for
Seattle to discharge a consignment
or siiu valued at more than a million
dollars. After discharging her ear-
go, the Protesllaus will  be taken  to
Ladner Estate
Canada is ready to equip an army
at sixty thouaa_|3  men.     it has the
stores,  the   uniforms,  the  arms and
the ammunition, and any reports to
the  contrary  are    declared    to
without, foundation.
As Great Britain's participation in
the late the tight at the outset Is only naval, I"
adjoin- Cana-de can take no part.     She has.word is given, and
he | the Esquimau, B. C, navy yard and
fitted as a hospital ship.
________ .mons the visitors   at the Delta
ii**- Greene of the n. C. Tele- Hotel for the week end -ver.. Messrs.
ne Company, has been spending |W. Roberts, T. Keogh, II. Atkinson
""'   past week    In the city visiting i P.   Morris.  A.
������"���h friends. [Kllnkhamer.
O.   Smit1'   and   M.   O.
Smilom
lids' *'ers  coughs,
.i_ Inn,...
cures  colds, and  heal*
SS cent!
The subdivision plan of
Mr. Wi H. Ladner's farm, adjoin- Canade can take no part. She has . word is given, and tbe necessary
ing the village of I.adner, having no dreadnoughts or battleships, in convoy is furnished,
heen registered, the property is now the tiring line, but once war Involves , The orders for a mobilisation of
-n Mr. H. N. Rich's hands for sale, military aggression the Canadian a Canadian army division of 21,000
Plans may be seen i*.t his oftfee.(Contingents will be enlisted, mobti-iz- jnien at Quebec uiii be Issued tomorrow after details   have   been finally
Ladner,   and   terms   and   prices   ob-je<i. equipped and got ready and detained from him. ���spatched   to   the   front   inimodiat-My
passed u'pon by the cabinet.
i
I THE DELTA TIMES
THURSDAY, AUG. 6, 1914.
APPLES ARE
PLENTIFUL
New Westminster Market East Week
Has Good Offering of
Fruits.
U 'he Xew    Westminster market
iasl week apples and plums were es-
.ecially   plentiful,   the   majority of
i���, ,   ,,., coming from up the Eraser valley.    Of aPPles, Yellow Trans-
parents were the best offered 01   the
narla,   ai   J1.B0     a  box  while    the
.plums, among  which    were several
peach   plums,    were    selling at  20
cents a box or 75 cents aerate.
The offering ol" garden truck, peas,
,i,i.age. carrots .md turnips,
ale    in  large quantities.
Eggs, which at the previous market
soldkl 35 and 40 cents a dozen  re-
beans,   c
were   lor
E
so...
mained at the latter price ��..  ��� -���
.lav      muter was  quoted  at   ���������>  a"
40  cents  a   pound.       There  was th-
uauSl good 'upply of meats, flowers
nd tishes, while   poultry corner
Resented   a   bus*   scene,  Co-  prices
remaining Bteady.
The following prices were quoted.
Wholesale  Poultry.
live weight 16c to 18c
3.00
Poultry,
Small chicks, per crate
0hlckens, broilers, per lb. 18c to 19c
Chicks, 2 days old, each 10c to 20c
Oucks, live weight 13c to 14c
Retail Poultry.
Spring chickens, dressed      ?-���'
Hens, dressed, per lb.  .
Squabs, each	
Vegetables,
Potatoes, per sack       \l\l
Potatoes, per ton     ��"�����
Carrots, per sack       '���>
OaDbages, per sack      - ��� ��� ���   "
Turnips, per sack
Lettuce, per bunch
Onions,  green,  per  bunch,  i  for_ 5c
Asparagus, two bunches for
lgc to 20c
25c,
7 5C
5c
String beans.
15c
.N4 lbs.  for 2.ric
75c
Parsnips, per sack  	
Cress, per bunch ��
Parsley, per bunch 4Vt0'Gc
Peas, per lb .,c, ��,
Cucumbers, each ���"<- to 10(
Cauliflower, per head      '"^
Radishes, two bunches for ... ��� "
Tomatoes,  per  box   	
Cabbages, per head	
Turnips, pcr bunch, 3 for . . .
Endive, 8 heads for	
Eggs ami  Butter.
Eggs, retail  	
Eggs,   wholesale    . . .
Butter,  retail,  per  11).
Buter. wholesale, lb.....25c to 30c
Pure Cream Cheese, per lb 5UC
Cottage Cheese,  per lb.   ......
Devonshire Cream, per pint
 50c
5c to 15c
.... 10c
 10c
55c to  40c
 35c
!5c to  40c
THE BEST IS NONE TOO GOOD
WE CARRY THE BEST LINES OF
Farming Implements
on the market, and can ship to you without delay Frost
& Wood and Deering Binders, Cast and Steel Skein
Wagons, Gasoline Engines, Columbia Hay Presses and
Iron Age Potato Diggers, are a few of the lines necessary
to do your work on the farm.
We also carry a full line of
Shelf and Heavy Hardware, Paints
and Oils, Rope, Binder Twine,
Stoves, Furniture and
Tinware
Order through our Agent, Mr. GEO. T. BAKER, of
Ladner, or Phone us Direct:
T.J. TRAPP & CO., Limited
p, ������   Implement Dept.     691
fhone��:  j Generai Hardware   59
New Westminster    -    -    ���    B. C.
B. & K. REFUSE
TO TAKE LEASE
Aid. Goulet Reports Thnt Company
Will Not Accept Amended
Lease.
(From the British  Columbian*
That the Brackman-Ker interest-
would absolutely refuse to sign the
proposed lease for waterfront lots
with the city unless the clause restricting the amount of compensation to be paid in the event of cancellation of the lease before twenty
years was stricken out and the company allowed compensation for
buildings and loss of business, according to the terms of the Arbitration Act, was the announcement
made by Alderman Goulet at a special session of the City Council this
morning.
.lust what action is to be taken in
this regard by the council will not
be known until next Monday night,
as the board will discuss the lease In
committee on Friday afternoon, and
the bylaw will he given its first readings at the next regular meeting,
i Alderman Annandale was not present at this meeting, and as the typewritten copies of the lease had not
heen distributed to the council
members, giving them time to study
its provisions, the matter is held in
abeyance.
Local Improvement Interest Bylaw
and the 1914 Real Estate Tax Bylaw
passed their final stages and were
ordered signed, sealed and registered.
45c
25c
Honey,  per  lb
Wholesale Meat.
Pork, per lb 10c to 10%
Pork (salt) per lb ka'to 15
Pigs, small, each *2 to ��B
Mutton, per lb ���	
Leg  of  Mutton,  per lb ...��0
Veal, medium, per lb. ..... 11 1-��
Veal, large, peril). ..... 12c to 15c
Itetail Meats.
Beet, best rib roasts. ... 22c to  2oc
Po-* Chops .80 "to 20c
Mutton
25c
jjy* Mutton .......;......
i:::::f:!::;voaat.-.--v.v.2sc-to-3oc
Beet,  short  loin   .
sirloin
Beet,
$1.50
$2.60
12 V.
.  50c
-,  50c
.       i A C
.   10c
 30c
" 27c
Boiling  heels    12 Vie  Jo 1JJ0
Sugar cured corned pork 15c to 20c
Home-made pork sausage 15c to 20c
Salted   figs'  Head.   lb.   .    ����
Pickled figs' shanks, per lb. ... loc
Sugar cured hogs" heads, lb. ��� ��� ��� "
sugar cured corned beet, lb. ...  15c
Picnic Hams, lb ��� ������������   J��
Pure Lard   15c to l^c
Bugar  cured bacon   .        "C
Sugar cured boneless ham �����"
Sprint; lamb, fore nr., each
Spring lamb, hind nr.. each
���'i-.li.
Red Spring salmon, per 11).
WI- te Spring salmon, each
Sock' v   salmi n   en-el	
Bresh Herring, 3 lbs. for . .
Smelt, per lb  	
Sturgeon   per lb   ir"
Shad, per lb 15c
Crabs,  extra large,  2  for 25c
Soles, per lb    *0c
Cod,  per lb    12   1-2.
Halibut,  3  lbs    25c
Flounders,   per  lb   . . .
Skate,   per  11)   	
Tommy Cod, lb   	
Blowers.
Carnations,   2   dozen
1'ililis,  per  doz.,  2   for
Cut iris,  per doz	
flowei Ing plants, oat !i
-.lei allium:,,  per doz.   .
Dahlias,   < act   	
Q-allardlas   per doz. . .
( al.- olai -u.   per  doz. .
Bweel  I'eas, per bunch
Cut   Roses,  per doz.   . . .   10c to  25c
Baby  Rambler Hose In bloom..   25c
Cut Stocks,  per doz       26
Canterbury Hells, per doz 25
Rose bushes, each  ....  35c and 60c
Gladiolus, per doz 50c
Fruits.
Rhubi i!>. per lb   3c
Currants, per lb 8c to 10c
Ra  ��� h  ri les, per bix 5c to 15c
Rla''��� rries, per crate  $1.25
Bla kb< rries, wild, per lb. .12 l-2c
P hei er bos .... 75c to $1.00
E'ir'v V-ples, per bos ..  }1 to $1.60
Pli'-ii i,   basket    20c
Logan I : es per crate .... $1.50
'.:,   !��� Cap !, 2 boxes for 25c
BULL ."������'���'*���*���������"  MEET.
SB \tti.I",   A    .   ���*..    To  draw  t>
clear line of   di ..aricatlon    between
the     Republican     and      Progressive
parties;  to prove "lhat  the I'rogres-
.ivos  Intend   to  maintain   B   separate
���nd   distinct   political   organization j
and to put a complete Bull Moos*11
ticket   in   the   field   In   every   cotintv j
rn the Mate for the Sept-mber piim-
ary election."  were the chief olijoot*
ol the state Prosrreeeive convention
cliii h on.Ted here today. BW*
county was ri nn sent d by its full
^notri of delegates.
WILL INSIST
ON FLAT RATE
Kii'iiinond   Council  Refuses  to  Pass
Plans ol' li. C. Telephone Co.
or (jrant Privileges.
 8c
 8c
 8c
     25c
    15c
 25c
. 10c to 25c
$1 to $2.r.o
    10c
 15c
 35c
.   10c to 26C
(From the British Columbian)
Tho Richmond council at its Monday session authorized the clerk to
notify the B. C. Telephone Company
that the council would not pass the
plans or grant any privileges in
Richmond unless a flat rate of $1.50
a mouth was agreed upon. The
council was of the opinion that the
charge of 2 5 cents a mile over the
three-mile  limit  was  excessive.
The resolution emb.jying this decision was passed on motion of Councillors Fentiman and McCallan.
lt is understood that the directors
jot the Farmers' Telephone Company
I will still continue the negotiations
(with the B. C. Telephone Company
I in reference to selling to that cor-
jporation,
Mr. T. Kldd, one of the directors
jof the Lulu Island concern, stated
that the company was formed and
existed for the good of the ratepay-
ers, and not for the shareholders, as
such. One of the conditions they
I would ask, he said, was that the B.
C. Telephone Company would not
raise the rates now being paid by
those who were on the Farmers' ser-
Jvice.
SOCIAL EVENING   AT THE HILL.
I 	
j     On Friday evening last,    July 31.
'the Strawberry  Hill  Women's  Institute, held a  whist    drive and social
.evening  when the ladies invited the
members  of   the   Fanners'   Institute
on    that     occasion.    Tlie    even.ii
proved  a very successful one and  a
��� more   sociable   gathering   could   not
be   found,   for    i ach     and  everyone
seemed  to Indulge    In    a  real good
time from start to finish.    At      the
I close  of  the   whist  drive  the  prizes
were awarded by thfl president. Mrs.
J.   B.   Kirk.    The honorable lady to
i receive   a   very  elegant   flower   bowl
was      MUs        II Olson, and
'a very handsome shaving mug to
I Mr. G. Ferrell, who obtained high-
Jest score lor the gentlemen. The
prizes were much appreciated by
both. The a'fair was marked as the
first of the kind to take place at
the Hill under the Institution, and it
Is hoped that it will not be the last.
Refreshments were then served hy
the many willing helpers, who waited on the joyous crowd. Much credit was due to the ladies who so willingly provided the refreshments for
the occasion. Dancing was indulged
in by the young folks till the small
1 ours ��- the morning. Last but not
'o-i t m"h appreciation was shown
to Mr. W. Atchison, who furnished
lhe music for the dance, and to Mr.
T McGuigan, as floor manager, who
attended to his part in his usual admirable manner.
SOCKEYE RUN IS
ON IN EARNEST
Up-Rlver Boats Report Catch of 300
Fish���Down-River    Still
Better.
(From the British Columbian)
The long expected sockeye salmon run has arrived up river at last,
and although no extraordinary
catches are reported from up river
still a number of the b,oats secured
around 300, which, considering the
prevailing price of 35 cents, is pretty
good fishing. In the main river
here the catches are very small.
Xext Monday and Tuesday Is predicted to be the days on which the
run will reach its height, and the
cannerymen fully expect to have
their plants pressed to capacity with
the scaly beauties on that date. Up-
river boats last night averaged about
150 to the boat and down river the
catch was slightly heavier, while
the traps on Puget Sound got fair
catches also.
Bellingham correspondent reports
that 56,000 sockeyes were received
yesterday, all being from the traps,
while Anacortes received almost 20.-
000 all told, 3,000 being delivered
by seiners.
More salmon than before this
season are reported on the salmon
banks, and in the vicintiy of the
traps, and near Point Roberts.
The traps in the Straits of Fuca
are not taking many sockeyes, as the
fish are taking an outside course.
This improvement also showed Itself in the Gulf of Georgia and off
Point Grey, where tbe boats fishing
for the main river and North Arm
canneries averaged about 100 fish
per boat delivered, and reported
considerable salmon outside.
The main river boats also delivered between fifty and 160 flsh each.
Canoe Pass was not up tu tho
standard, the fish appearing to favor
the Sandheads and  Point  Grey.
FIRE  AT CHILLIWACK.
Residence of A. B. Dickie Destroyed
This .Morning.
CHILLIWACK, Aug. 4���The residence of . B. Dickie here was
burned to the ground about four
o'clock this morning. The building
was enveloped in flames before the
alarm was turned in and the fire
department could do nothing more
than save the adjoining buildings.
The house was partly covered by in
surance. A defective chimney was
the cause of the fire.
RICHMOND COUNCIL.
VERDICT OF ACCIDENT.
OCEAN PARK. Aug. 1. -A ver- I
diet of accidental death was brought'
in by the Jury at the inriuest on the
body of Thomas Andrew Howard,
the 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Howard. 2102 Sixth avenue
west, Vaneouver, which was held at
Ocean Park on Thursday. Howard,
who with a companion, was pulling
down a dead cedar tree by means of
a rope, was killed by the tree falling
on his neck, breaking lt.    The body
I was taken  to  Vancouver for burial
, yesterday.
The following letter in reference
to the special survey that it was
proposed to have made, has been received by the Richmond Council
from the district registrar of titles:
"1 understand from Messrs. Cleveland and Cameron that they have
recently done no work in connection
with the special survey cf all that
portion of the municipality situated
east of Number Five road, which by
order of the attorney-general was
directed to be made under my In
structions.
"Messrs. Cleveland and Cameron
inform me that your council is
averse to the survey being completed, but I have informed them that
inasmuch as it Is evident that the
existing surveys are not reliable and
that it is possible that I may have
to refuse registration of certain
titles in the district affected, that It
Is necessary that the survey should
proceed and be completed without
delay. I am not aware that the attorney-general has made any order
suspending the survey."
The Richmond Council sat as a
court of revision In connection with
the assessment roll for the dyking
scheme round Sea Island and that
on Lulu Island along the North Arm
of the Fraser river, between Number Two and Number Five roads on
Monday last. No appeals were received, and the bylaws Will, therefore, be carried through ln the ordinary way. It is expected that the
work of constructing the dykes will
be taken in hand as soon as possible, so as to have them completed
during the  fine weather.
The Lulu Island local Improvement and maintenance bylaw, to
provide for the upkeep of the dyking
and drainage systems on the east
of Lulu Island, and the tax sale bylaw, fixing the date for the sale of
land for delinquent taxes for September 2, were both carried through
their  final  stages.
W. C. T. V, ORGANIZED.
STEVESTON, Aug. 4.���A branch
of the Women's Christian Temperance Union lias been organized at
Steveston. Tb.e following officers
have been elected: Honorary president, Mrs. Donaldson; president,
Mrs. Cantell; vice-president, Mrs.'
Calver Steeves; recording secretary,
Mrs. Ciin'; corresponding secret.ay,
Airs. B. ,1. Steeves; treasurer, Mrs.
J. Steeves. The meetings will be
hold on the second and fourth Wed-
nesdays of each month.
LULU ISLAND FIRE.
Nearly 500 acres of peat are on
fire on Lulu Island and plank roads
are being destroyed by flames
throughout the district, according to
reports sent in to the forest department. The peat fires started on Friday.    It Is believed that they orlgin-
WOMAN is OBJECT OF RECALL. ated with a rnnchel' wll�� wanted to
COLORADO CITY, Colo., Aug 5 I""���-��rf his land, and that the flames
--Because, it is alleged, s.he "spends !::nt heyond..control It started in
too much time doing fancy work," r vlcin,,y ��r Nineteenth road, and
Mrs.  Mav A-nmermnn. co**ntn<<--*inno-  '"���" t'-,s morning the fire had spread
of records, and  police magistrate of i
he rifle rango. Tlie heavy smoke
LANGLEY FLOWER SHOW.
FORT I.ANCLRV, Aug. 5.���Langley flower show is being held here
this afternoon. The show was
opened by Col. J. D. Taylor. M.P.,
and Mr. Frank 3. MacKenzie, M. P.
P. There is a good attendance and
tho  exhibits are unusually good.
Colorado City, has been made    vie- e*DBod b>" the peat fires has spread
t!m   of  a   recall     petition���the  first1""  ovsr  the Iower Part of t,le 0|"-'
woman  office holder in  the history j""/* __]} f*I?n r-se.to �� *\0Ty _th-at
of the country to face    the    recall
Simultaneously  recall  petitions have
been  circulated  against Mayor .T.  D.
Faulkner and Commissioner of Public  Highways Charles B,  Myles.
extensive  fires are  devastating Vancouver Island.
READY TO FIGHT.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 5.���The Belgian
army Is ready for war with Germany.
Troops are  working  night  and  day
throwing  up     intrenchments    along
_^^   the   frontier.     The  authorities  have
rSTSSl-nSSdr f^C^hTa��� CoidT !solz'-'1  the  wireless  equipment  of  a
Sma:i   dM-.     Small   bottle.    Eest tince  187B    German   SChOOlship.
Shi/ohM
CRITICISMS ARE  SEVERE.
Mt, Lehman Farmers' Institute En-
dprsee Co-operative Marketing:
of Produce.
MT. LEHMAN, Aug. 1.���The
farmers of the Mt. Lehman district
of Matsqui showed at a meeting held
here last night that they were enthusiastically in favor of the co-operative marketing movement of the
Fraser Valley Development League.
At the close of the Institute meeting they were addressed by Markets
Commissioner Abbott, who presented
to them the practical value of organizing the producers of the Valley in
order to promote the better marketing of farm produce and to secure
a sure foothold in the British Columbia and prairie consuming centres
for locally grown foodstuffs. He
pointed out how a Central selling
agency could atteud to the marketing end of some 2,000 ranchers with
as little expense as one farmer would
incur in investigating market conditions for himself.
ileevo Merryfieid presided and in
an admirable introduction, outlining
some features of the movement that
pealed to him, expressed appreciation of the new work being undertaken by the league. The discussion
which Mr. Abbott provoked was
taken part in by Municipal Clerk
Gibson. President Phillips, of the
Farmers' Institute, Messrs. King.
Morrison, Nicholson, all of whom declared their approval of any action
that would promote union in mar-,
keting. The meeting by resolution
endorsed the movement. Mr. Abbott will address a meeting in Abbotsford shortly.
DEPARTMENT   OF   WORKS.
NOTICE   TO  CONTRACTORS.
"Otter  School."
Sealed tenders, superscribed "Tender for Otter School," will be received by the Honourable the Minister
of Public Works up to noon of Wednesday, the 19th day of August,
1914, tor the erection and completion of a large one-room schoolhouse
at Otter.'' in Langley Municipality,
Delta Electoral  District.
Plans, specifications, contract, and
forms of tender may be seen on an'"
after the 30ti day of July. 1914, al
the office of Mr. F. C. Cam;.bell,
Government Agent, New Westminster; also of Mr. R. A. Payne. Secretary of the School Board. Murrayville, B. (".; and the Public Works
Department,  Victoria.
By application to the undersigned
contractors may obtain a copy of the
plans and specifications for the sum
of ten dollars ($10), which will be
refunded on the return in good order.
Each proposal must be accompanied by an accepted bank cheque
or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable
to the Honourable the Minister t\
Public Works, for a sum equal to 10
per cent, of tender, which shall be
forfeited if the party tendering decline to enter into contract when
called upon to do so, or if he fail to
complete the work contracted for.
The cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will be
returned to them upon the execution
of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless made out. on the forms supplied
signed  with Ihe actual signature of
the tenderer, and enlcosed In the envelopes  furnished.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
J. E. GRIFFITH.
Deputy  Minister  and   Public   Works
Engineer.
Public  Works  Department,  Victoria.
B.C..   28th  July,   1914.
\      CHURCH  NOTICES
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.; Evening
Service at 7.30 p.m.; Wednesda*
evsnlng, Litany at 8.30. Rev. C. C
Hoyle,  M.A.,  vicar.
Baptist Church.
Pastor���Rev. D. G. Macdonald
Ladner���Sunday school, 11 a.m ;
evening service, 7.30 p.m.; prayer
meeting, Wednesday, 7.30 p.m.; mis
sinnary meeting every first Wednesday under the auspices of the Ladles'
Circle.
Crescent Island���Sunday school, 2
P.m.; service, 3 p.m.; singing prac
tlce and Bible reading, Tuesday, 7 81
p.m.
Gulfside Schoolhouse���Union Sui
day school, 2  p.m.; singing practlc*
and Gospel service. Friday, 7.30.
, Catholic.
Church services will be held every
other Sunday, beginning with Sunday, November 14, 1909. Parochial
mass at  10.30 a.m.;   Sunday school,
p.m.; evening devotion, 3 p.m '
a.m. Rev. Father W. Chaput, parish
priest.
Methodist.
Services next Lord's Day at 1 l
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; class meeting,
before the morning service every
Sunday; Sabbath school at 10 am
every Sunday; Epworth League
every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Re*. C
Wellesley Whittaker, pastor.
Ht.  Andrew's Presbyterian.
Services next Lord's Day at li
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; week night services on Thursday evening at 7.30
o'clock; Sunday school at 2.30 pm
Rev. J. J. Hastie, minister.
DELTA DIRECTORY
Delta municipality is situated �����
the mouth of the Fraser River in th
finest agricultural district in bo
The chief interests In the Delta or'
farming, dairying, fruit cultur?
market gardening, sheep and hor..
breeding. There are also sain*-,,
canneries in the Delta niuniciualitl
There are shipping facilities by r��ti
and boat to the markets of v��_,.*��
and the United States. The cro��
yield is the largest per acre in Can
ada, and the sheep and horses br��-i
are the finest in British Com*-.^.
Along the south bank of the _'_���,_,��
River there are splendid sites for
industries. r
Board of Trade.���President, W _v
Kirkland; secretary, S. W. Fis'hw
meets 2nd Monday In each month'
Justices of Peace���H. D. Benson H
J. Kirkland, J. McKee, E. |��� u,.ri_r
Police  Magistrate.���J.  McKee
Medical Health Officer.���Ur j *<���_���
Wilson. '    ' "v*r"
Coroners.���Dr. A. A. King and n,
J.   Kerr  Wilson. ""
School Board.���S. Wright, chalrmar-
A. deR. Taylor, secretary; j ���,*.
Callan. "   *-"
Farmers' Institute.���C. Davis, pro,*
deut; N. A. McDiarmid, secretin
Delta Farmers' Game Protectiv** \_1
soclation.���Wm. Kirkland, pr**,].
dent;  A. deR. Taylor, secretary
Delta Agricultural Society. -1). 'A
McKee, president; A. del!. Taylor
secretary.
License Commissioner.���Reeve A. D
Paterson, Councillor 8. Morley
J. Harris, J. McKee, j.i\, and. a
L.  Berry; J.P.
Member of Parliament.���J. n. Taylor.
New   Westminster.
Member of Local Legislature.���p, j.
MacKenzle, New Westminster.
Boat Sailings���SB, Sonoma leavei
Ladner tor Sleveston at 8.30 a.m.,
12.30 p.m., and (i.30 p.m. connect-
ting with the B.C.E.R. cats. Ferry
boat leaves Ladnei* for Woodwards at 7, 9 and 10 a.m., I.M,
3.30 and 6 p.m., returning learn
Woodwards at 7.30, 9.30 a>d
10.30 a.m. and 2, 4 and 6.30 p.m.
On Sunday leave Ladner at 9 aed
10 a.m. and 1.30, 3, 6 and 7 p.m.
and half an hour later from
Woodwards. The S.S. Transfer
leaves for New Westminster dally,
except Sundays, at 7 a.m.; returning leaves New Westminster at 1
p.m., reaching Ladner at 6.30 p.m.
Railways.���Great Northern leave-
Port Guichon dally for New Wei
minster and Vancouver at 7 a..-r
returning, leaves Vancouver tt
2.30 p.m., reaching Port Gulch i
about 6.30 p.m. B.c.E it., Lulu
Island Branch, I". Stirling, superintendent; Vancouver !o Eburiie
and Steveston���Cars leave Granville street depot (at north end
of bridge over False Creek) to
meet New Delta at 8.30 a.m. and
3.30 p.m. and leaves for New
Westminster via Eburne at 8.0.
a.m. and 3 p.m. Special car for
Eburne at 6.00 a.m. Cars leave
Steveston at 6.30 a.m. and hourly
until 11.30 p.m. Sunday service
���First car leaves either termlnui
at 8.30 a.m.; hourly service thereafter until 11.30 p.m.
Tos. OTi.-e.���Hours. 8 a.m. to 1
p.m. Mall for Vancouver closet
at 12 noon; for New Westminstet
and up river points at 6.30 a.m.;
closed   all   day  Sunday
Municipal Council.���Meets in ID'
Municipal Hall, Ladner, on lb.
second and fourth Saturday.
each month at 2 p.m. Reeve A.
P. Paterson; councillors, Jas. Savage, Joseph Harris, Seymour Huff,
Sam Morley, Chris Blown; clerk.
N.  A.   McDiarmid.
SYNOPSIS  OF  CO.U,  MINING
KEGULATIOXS.
Any corrections in above names
or times should be sent to the office
of the Delta Times, Ladner. BC
The   Delta   Tillies  is   p-.-hlislie,]   PVp-v
Thursday from the Times Building. Ladner, B.C. J. D Taylor
managing-director.
Coal mining rights of the Dominion, In Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
Northwest Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term
of twenty-one years at an annual
rental of $1 an acre. Not more tha"
2560 acres will be leased to one applicant.
App-icatlon for a lease must be
'made hy the applicant in person to
the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district In which the rights applied fur
are situated.
I In surveyed territory the land
rn ust he described by sections, or
I legal subdivisions of sections, and
!in tinsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the
applicant   himself.
Kach application must be accom-
;panied by a fee of $5. which will b��
[refunded If the rights applied for
|aro not available, but not otherwise.
IA royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the
|rate  of five  cents per  ton.
The person operating the mine
shall furnish the Agent with sworn
'returns accounting for the full quit-
jtfty of merchantable coal mined and
ipay the royalty thereon. If the coal
mining rights h>-p not being o]>erat-
6d, such returns should be furnished
at least once a vear. ,
The lease will Include the ""-1
mining rights only, but the if^e
may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights mny M
considered necessary for the wonting of the mine at the rate of J10"0
^n acre.
For full Information eppHcatiee
should be made to the Secretary oi
jthe Department of the Interior- in-
tawa, or to any Agent or Bub-Age"
of Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY.
Deputy Minister of the Interior
N.B��� Unauthorized publication '>>
this advertisement  will  not  be P��">
for.���30690.
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