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 THE DELTA TIMES
Volume 7
LADNER B. C. SATURDAY, JUNE 8,1912.
LACROSSE     |_
LEAGUE
Ixmer   Fraser   LacroHae   League   Ig
Putting on the Best Class of
Clean  Games.
The Lower Fraser Lacrosse League
Is certainly deserving of the support
of the whole community. The teams
are putting up good, clean, genuine,
hard lacrosse. While the games are
strenuous there Is absolutely no semblance of anything approaching vlcl-
ousness or had feeling. The referees
have easy jobs and if a player does
occasionally get a nasty crack as Is
Inevitable, the invariable rule Is that
the first man to stop and tend to
him Is the man who unwittingly caused the Injurv. It Is up to the people
nf Ladner, Wertham Island ahd East
Delta to support this branch of clean
���port, both with their nocket��i tn*
their presence. -It should be a matter of congratulation to every resident In the Delta that three such Pie
teams as the Reavers, the Shamrocks.
and the Maple Leafs can be put on
the ifteld. The president of the league,
ls Mr. Chas. H. Trim, and the sec-I
retary, Mr. W. H. Smith. The team
officials are: Beavers, President, J.
Oulchon; secretary-treasurer, H. A.
MdDonald;   captain,   F.   Guichon.
Shamrocks*. President, C. Brown:
secretary-treasurer, L. Dennis, captain,   R.   Kittson.
Maple Leafs: President, S.  Savage
$1.00 A YEAR.
CORDIAL
SEND-OFF
Rev. Mr. and Mrs. J. II. "Wright Are
Leaving I miner for Eburne and-
Are Entertained.
There wa sa large gathering <il
members of the Methodist church and
outside friend*? at a social gathering
that was given at the home of Mr.
R. Hutcherson, on the Slough Road,
on Monday last, to give a send-off to
the Rev. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wright.
The Rev. Mr. Wright ha? been pastor of the Methodist church ln ladner for the past three years, and has
earned the affection and respect not
only of his own congregation, but of
the whole community. Now under
the usual management of his church
he hns been transferred to other fields
of usefulness, having been appointed
to take over the charge of the Metho- j
dist church at Eburne. His numerous
friends all over the Delta are congratulating themselves that the distance of separation i's so short that
constant communication and personal
reunion* are  possible.
On Monday night the targe and
representative gathering at Mr. Hut-
chersons had determined to convey
to Mr. and Mrs. Wright the cordial
and affectionate feelings they held towards them, and to express their feeling of loss at their departure.
Mr. H. J. Kirkland read an address  to  Mr.   ana   Mrs.   Wright,   and
ANOTHER
OLD-TIMER
WONDERFUL
FERTILITY
I
Mrs. ('osuliU'li  Was Laid  to Rest In , Two   Crop*   Will   Be   Harvest*tl   Off
Boundary  Bay Cemetery on
Monday  Last.
Westham Island Soil This
Year.
One of the  most respected inhabl- |     The   extraordinary   fertility   of   the
tants  of   the   Delta  passed  away   on I Delta  has  been  the  subject  of  com-
.���*-. _   ment ever since British Columbia took
Sunday morning last in the person of
Mm Cosulitch,  wife of Romolo Cosu-
htch, of Canoe Pass.    Mrs. Cosulitch,
who was fifty years of age, has been
a m:fferer for some time from chronic
i*i. etes. As Is frequently the case
with this disease, complications which
end fatally arise and although the
deceased lady had only been ailing
for three days from erysipelas, she
succumbed on Sunday. An old resident In the Delta, Mrs. Consulltch and
a place in the map of the world, but
one of the most striking examples of
the genuineness of the Delta's claim
to being the garden of the continent
was exemplified this week, when Mr.
I Hugh Savage, nf Westham Island,
I started on Thursday morning, the 6th
I of June, to cut his hay. Even In the
j Delta this is exceptionally aarly, Mr.
Savage's crop   In   this  particular sec-
AT THE A VERY
TRAPS     CLOSE GAME
Haud.soiiie  Trophy   Presented   by  the
Dominion Cartridge Co. Hum
Now Arrived.
In
Ijist Six  Minutes    "Majple Leafs"
Find  the Not Twice,  Making
Score Two to One.
The trap shooting enthusiasts are] On Friday, May 31st, the Maple
still getting lots of fun and keen in- Leafs of Westham Island v,sited the
terest Is being taken in the com- '��� Shamrocks of East Delta. There was
petition for tiie Loininlon Cartridge, a flne attendance and the game Is
Company's trophy.    The trophy which , .
.       , ,     .   ,     ,    ,    _",'   ,_  . - i described  as a  nice  clean  game  and
has Just  arrived  In  Ladner,  Is  to  be ���
tion  extends to   1'3 acres,  and  it   will
- �����-���-"-���--- ���-iK-iiim.*** aim i immediately   be   harvested    and     the
h-r   husband   and   family   were   held I Kruund seeded -with potatoea.    Doubtless, Mr. Savage will get a good double
secretary-treasurer, C. H. Trim; cap- \ thereafter  Mrs.  Nelson,  In  the  name
tain, L. Tamboline
For the benefit of The Times readers we give below the regular lineup
of the various teams. Of course,
these will probably vary, but the
variations will be such as to be easily
followed hy anyone keeping The
Tlmea in their pocket as their guide.
Beavers.       Maple  Leafs   Shamrocks.
Goal.
J.  Guichon    M.  Palmer
Point.
Guichon   I*. Tamboline
Cover Point.
Guichon     J.  Trim
First   Defence.
Hutchison   J. Savage
Second  Defence
Burr       C. H. Trim
H.
F.
H
of Mr. and Mrs. Wright's many
friends, presented Mrs. Wright with
a mink fur and Mr. Wright with a
daintily mounted and inscrtbed umbrella. In the cold, wet days of depression that come to every one, Mr.
and Mrs. Wright can always remember the kindly feelings towards them
existing in the Delta. To the good
; w.'shes for their future health and
F. Weaver   Prosperity The Times respectfully adds
Its approval.
B. Kittson      After the presentation a happy social   evening   was  spent,    songs   and
F.  Dennis   musical selections delighting the audience, so  that  when  the hour of de-
J. Condy   Parture arrived after the usual cater-
| i'ng to the animal In man. by way of
S   Weaver   refreshments,  it  was declared on all
In the highest esteem by the whole
community. Like her bereaved husband, an Austrian by birth, th,ey were
among the oldest settlers in the district, and the domestic virtues and
the good citizenship of the far-off
adrlatlc seafarers were exemplified in
both. Besides her bereaved husband,
she leaves three sons and a daughter
to mourn their lose. Two of the sons
are mamed. The funeral took place
on Monday from the Catholic church
to the cemetery at Boundary Bay,
where the deceased lady was Interred
in the presence of a large and sympathetic assembly of mourners.
The family desire through the
medium of this paper to return thanks
to all friends for their sympathy in
the hour of bereavement. They also
desire to acknowledge the beautiful
floral tributes and to return thanks
to the choir of the church for their
attendance and their rendering of
the choral part of the funeral service.
crop. Double cropping has been tried
In several parts of the world, but
has never been a success, unless where
the contents of silos hae been used
to fertilize, except In the Delta.. Nature seems to have her own method
of giving the fruits of the Aid only
once In a esason, but apparently recognizing the exceptional fertility with
which she has endowed the Delta soil,
she abrogates her usual rule and declares that here at all events, two
crops shall be obtainable.
one of the most Interesting that has
yet been played. In the llrst quarter
the Shamrocks scored, "Spud" Dennla
finding the net. ln the second quarter there was hard, even play, and
Two of East Delta's men
I were   laid   out   In   this   quarter   and
.  .-'had   to   retire,   two   Westham   Island
22  and  16 I ,_ .     _.   .
Third  Defence. I sides that  a  most delightful  evening
Guichon    8.   Savage     H.   Brown   had   bee   nspent,   even   although   the
I occasion of it was one of regret.
L. Dennis
Centre.
C.  Macleod    W. Savage
Third Home.
L. Kirkland    C. Trim   D
Second  Home,
F. Smith      H. Wrjght
Honeyman
PLANS TO BE READY TODAY.
P. Guichon
R. Wilson
First Rome.
The plans and specifications for the,
G.  Dennla new Municipal Hall will be ready f_r.J
submission  to  the  Mun'.ipal  Council
H'fwVM*e  ^' Honey,man   today.   At   the   last   council   meeting
.    ���,' I It Is understood that the Council was
^^^^^^       A. Trim     mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
Tnalde.   ^^^^^^^^
H. Smith    W. Tamboline    J.  Brown
R. Klttcon! in  favor of Mr. A. Campbell  Hope's
1 designs  for  the  new  Municipal  Hall.
The hall will include council eham
BOWSER ON FISHERIES.
Hon. W. J. Bowser Convinced Meeting of B.C., and Washington
Officials Will Do Good.
VICTORIA, June 6.���"While lt 1_
too early to prophesy what legislation
may result from the conference between' the officials of the Provincial
Fisheries department and the State of
Washington senators appointed' 'by
Governor Hay to consider fishing conditions on Puget Sound, I am convinced good will a-crue," remarked Hon.
W. 3. Bowser, Commissioner of Fisheries for British Oolumfbia, in discussing the recent mission of Messrs. J.
P. Balbcock and D. N. 'Mclntyre to
Seattle.
"Plain speaking rarely does anything but good," continued Mr. Bowser, "and I am convinced that Governor Hay and the senators associated
RANK O-YtSIIDiER WON.
Derby Taken By Tegallc, a Rank Outsider���The King's Horse Was
Fourth.
LONDON. June 5.���King George
end Queen Mary sat In a ibox at Epsom Downs today and saw Tagalie, a
rank outsider ln the 'betting, win the
Derby, the "blue rib-bom of the English turf," and the prize cuf if 30,000
which goes with it. The Koyal candidate for turf honors���Kitug George's
Pintadeau���rae fourth. Jaeger, owned by Ludwig Neumann, finished sec-
ond, and Tracery third.
Tagalie was ri'dden to victory iby
Jockey Johniny Reif, a native of San
Jose, Cilifornla. The winner's time
over the mile and a half course was
2:38 4-5. Tagalie ls owned by W.
Raphael, and the price against the
Winner was 100 to 8. Jaeger iwas
held at 8 to 1 and Tracery at 6 6to 1.
Jockey Reif rode a clever race. He
took the lead at the start an_ was
never headed winning by four lengths.
H. B. Duryea's Sweeper II. was a
red hot favorite in the betting, 'but
never figured in the race. Americans
lost heavily Ion Sweetper, expecting
him to win the Derby as easily as he
captured the Two Thousan'd Guineas
at Newmaket ecently.
Other horses heavily 'baeke'd were
J. B. J.-el's White Star, E. Hulton's,
Lomond, and C. Bower lsma.v'e Hall
Cross.
ber.  committee  room,  clerk's  private, wlth hlm at th��� conJferen-e took the
, office, large vault and convenient lava-: statement as to conditions of the Fra-
I tory accommodation.      On  the lower jser a-.d Puge,t Sound offered  by Mr.
ground floor,  provision  will  be made, Babcock in the spirit In rwthioh it was
for  three  cells,   police  court,   mag's- meant.
trate's room, engineer's room and -Briefly speaking, the B. C. delega-
lavator.es and heating apparatus. The t|on after pointing out that the sock-
top floor will be arranged for assem- ] eye fisheries of the Fraser In three
bly hall purposes. The outside design out of four years were dwindling
is of pebble dash with a facing of .rapidly, and that Inroads were even
brick and half timber. Un.til the | being made upon the years of the big
plans and specifications are approved; run> _rew attention to the fact that
this general design is, of course, sub- tflls wa8 caused through the failure
j ject to variation. ! of a sufficient quantity of salmon  to
reach the spawning beds; that to ensure such a condition of affairs an
adequate weeitly and yearly close
time was necessary. They pointed
out. further, that In the past, while
British Columbia and the Federal authorities had imposed such a weekly
and yearly closed time and enforced
it by stringent patrol and Inspection,
the laws providirts such a close sea-
so south of the line had been practically a dead letter; that no matter
how desirous of enforcing the law
their state commissioner might be,
he had not the means at his command to do so.
"I may state thai I will regret any
variation from the recommendations
ma"de by the International Flsher'es
Commission without a report by a
commission   constituted   similarly."
SOCKEYES ARRIVE.
(From The British Oolum'blan.)
'l'he vanguard of the sockeye run,
or what may iien'iai-is .better 'be termed the scouts of that great army, have
reached the Fraser river. ' During the
last day or two, a few of the species
have been caught by flshermen among
the spring salmon. The9e are *>e-
lieve'd to lie the first of the true socii-
eye run, as distinguished from a small
prtllmlnary run whieh w:is this year
on schedule and is now exhausted.
Mr. Martin Monk, whose experience
of the Ashing business Is lonig and
varied, considers tihat this phenomenally early appearance of the sockeye augurs well for a Mg run. Spring
salmon continue to lie caught In sufficient numihrr to supply the local demand. They are more plentiful up
riv, r than down, but nowhere are
they very aibundant.
MR.   WOKKfOLD  APPOINTED.
VICTORIA, B. C, June 3���Word
has been received here that Mr.
Cuthbert C. Worsfold. who has been
appointed resident engineer of the
deparement of public works in British Columbia, to succeed the late
Mr. G. A. Keefer, is a former Victorian who has recently resided at New
Westminster, where Mr. Keefer made
his headquarters, and who has had
a long experience as a government
engineer.
Mr. WorsfoM, who is an engineer
ranking high in his profession, has
been engaged for the past fourteen
years as chief assistant to the late
Mr. Keefer. He was born at Dover,
England, and came to Victoria many
years ago, after graduating. His
brother, Mr. James K. Worsfold, was
for many yeas provincial assessor of
British Columbia, having resigned
that post owing to Illness. His sister.
Miss Maud Worsfold, is noted as a
miniature painter, having exhibited
on many occasions at the Royal Academy.
seen In the store of Messrs. Lanning,
Fawcett .*. Wilson. It ls well worth
winning, consisting of a solid leather
gun case, beautifully mounted. Mr.
Wilson Is Indefatigable In his efforts
to   further  the   Interests  of  the club. score
The following are the scores for the
fourth   and   fifth   events:
���'    ,     ,,    *_r        ;: ���_T '"   men   going   off   to   even   up.    In  the
II.   J     Hutcherson        21 and -   thM .������_.���_   ,)0th teamfl _.__,__ ,ef|
I"   *���   1'.n'r-     is    "���         men, the play eased off, but etlil there
���,"    '""'i'"* ,  ,, "*""_ ~~i was no more scoring, the teams being
W.  H.  Taylor    1:7 and ���' ���__�� .... __..-.     -    ���-                     ���
H.   R.  Wilson    I* and ���
H. A.  MacDonald  1. and 1��
J.   Johnston     19 and ���
A.   Jordon     18 and ���-
F.   Wallace    13 and 21
F.  Rtissall  18 and 18
A.   Scott     20 and 17
P.  Clarke
W.  H
PEN WCTURES.
perfectly matched. In the beginning
of the fourth quarter Billy Savage
had his shoulder dislocated and had
to be brought to Ladner to have his
injuries attended to. and Bast Delta
dropping a man, the teams were now
playing nine a side. This was the
I fastest quarter of the game, the West-
.* a"5 1 _ ' ham Is^nd boys seeming to stand the
Wilson     ** and 19 ' fast  pace  best,  scoring  two  goals In
the last six minutes, when Billy Tamboline twice  beat  the  Shamrock  defence.    The   lineup:
Shamrocks. (Maple Leafs,
Goal.
F.   Weaver M.   Palmer
Point.
Bo:b Kittson IL.  Tamboline
Cover Point.
F.  Dennis J. Trim
First   Defence.
John Condy J. Savage
Second Defence.
S.  Weaver H.  Savage
Third  Defence.
Brown C.  H. Trim
Centre.
Dennis W.  Savage
Third Home.
It is probable that no Institution
in the Dominion of Canada comes
into touch, with so large a number
of persons who have made Improvident investments as does the Annuities branch of the Post Office Department. It is understood that
hardly a day passes that several communications are not received In which
the writers bewail the loss of money
invested in some scheme that promised phenomenal dividends or returns. One of the saddest of these
cases ia that of a lady who about
three years ago enquired as to the j
cost of an Annuity of $600. The in-'
formation
H
was promptly given to her,  D.   Honeyman g    Savage
but    tne    opportunity    to    purchase I                     Second   Home
was not embraced.    She believed she  O.   Dennis  c
BRITISH LINE WITHDREW.
Holt  Steamship  Co.  Ceases    to    Be
Members of North Pacific Trans.
portation Conference.
VICTORIA, June 4���The Blue Funnel line has withdrawn from the
North Pacific Transpacific Conference
and the other lines in the combination
the C.P.iR., Nippon Yusen Kalsha,
Osaka Shosen Kalsha, Great Northern
Steamship Line, Pacific Mall Steamship Company and Toyo Kalsen Ka-
isha have Issued a notice to shippers,
giving them notice that any consignees of freight by the Blue Funnel
steamers will invalidate all claims to
participate ln the deferred rebates
payable by the lines.
The withdrawal of the Blune Funnel Line from the Pacific Conference
followed the attempt made by the
NIppop. Yusen Kaisha to advance tne
freight rates between the Unite!
Kingdom and Yokohama via the Suez
Canal !_ per cent. The rate was tu
have   gone   Into   effect   at   Yokohama
^^^^^^^^^^^ Trim
^^^*^H  First Home,
Honeyman H.  Wright
Outside.
.  Kittson W.   Tamboline
Inside.
Brown A. Trim
Phil Guichon,  of the Maple Leafs,
acted aa referee with marked success.
could invest her money to better ad
vantage, and that by the time she
attained her 55th birth day she would
not only have enough to pay for the
Annuity outright, but a little fortune
'besides. This week another letter
has been received from the same lady. I
who,   by  the  way,  is  now  over  fifty]  _,��� ���,.��� ,���.���.��� auccMf
years   of   age,   which   Iurn*ishe_   the | "Not that he had a great deal of dtffl
sequel to the story.    She says: " have   --������������    --   �����
spent my savings on worthless stocks,'
'believing,    firmly    believing,    that    I
'would   soon   be   rich.    I   would   not
listen to advice, convinced that I knew
best.    I   wonder   at   my   foolishness
now,   to   waste  my all  in  schemes 11    ^^^^^^^_____^^^^^^^^^^^^���
knew nothing about.    For some time _ _     -_,____, ,.   _       _ ���    _.  .
I   had   a   large   salary   and   gave   to/-*m^ Merr^eW, Sr   of Mt l>hm��l,
cetrain companies every month.   Now        mnia* ���� ��  �����> ���� Visit
that they have turned out worthless, I                      Native I__nd.
,1 see  how  crazy and   wrong   I   was.;       (From the British Columbian.)
I am sorry, if ever anyone was sorry. I     James  Merryfleld,  Sr.,  of Mt.  Leh-
for   W'hat   I   have   done,   but   nothing marii MaiS'iui, one of the few remain-
will bring back what I have wasted."  *ng early day pioneers of the Paciiflc
Her case is a  pathetic  one,  and  her ccast   is   leaving   shortly   on   a   visit
experience   has   been   costly,   but   lt t0  hls s-3ter,  residing  in  their native
is  the   common   experience   of   many  i.n,i   .i    -> "      _,__���-���-_        jjjr<
robust    in
cully, as both teams played clean,
decent lacrosse throughout and cas-
ualities  were evidently accidental.
A PIONEER OF PIONEERS.
nmon   experience   of   many  *and7~at    Cornwall,    England
who     have     tried     "get-rich--'-'--''"  --        -
schemes.
In   the   same   month   of   the
year    (1909)    another   lady   enquired
as to  the  cost of a  Government Annuity.    She,   too,   had   saved   a   nice
Merryfieid,   who     is  still
health, was born there 78 years ago,
same being the J��0unmeet of a family of 17
""""''children.     Shortly  after  the death of
his mother,   he  left in  May  1854  for
California,   via   the  Nicaragua   route,
little sum  for the "rainy day" as the crossing t'he lsthmus'of Panama ami
result of her own labors.    She began  arriving at San Francisco on Ju!y 17
with   a   view   to   purchasing   the same
���mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm       amount   of  Annuity   to   begin   at   the
on May 15, and the same day Messrs. | game    age    (=*_).    in   the   Course   of
payment*., starting with a lump sum,  and Grass valley, several day3 later,
and    continuing    monthly    payment GraSB Valley  w ls tnen at hs  be8t &i
one of the great iplncer mining camps
The Residence of Mr.  R. S. Ingl ie, J.P.
seer, the pioneer log hout-e built in IS 92.
Tynehead.     In    the rear    Is
SH1.F.P   INI.rSTUY.
Hon. Martin Burrcll to Send Col. Mc-
Ome to B.C.   to Look Into Conditions Here.
OTTAWA,   i'ay   SI.���Hon.     "Martin
I Burrell has completed    arrangements
I for the promised systematic study of
1 the sheep Industry, with a view to Its
i Improvement.   Col. McCrae, president
of the Dom.nlon Sheep Breeders' Ast
i soclation, will go to British Columbia
! to  make a thorough  investigation  of
i Industry there, and will have the cooperation   of  Dr.  Tolmle,  Live  Stock
Commissioner   for   British   Columbia.
Col. McEwen, president of the On-
I tarlo   Sheep     Breeders'     Association, |
I goes to the  Maritime Provinces on a
similar   mission.     The   minister   also
Intends giving his attention to the de-
i velopment of the wool branch of the
I industry,  especially  In    the    Prairie
i Provinces, and to this end he is sending  Prof. T.   R.   Arkell,   professor  of
annual husbandry in New Hampshire
Agricultural College, to the West for
a   preliminary   Inquiry.     Prof.  Arkell
who is a Canadian and a graduate of
Guelph,  goes to  Lethbrldge  on  June
the 12th.
Butterfieid & Swire, agents In the Far
Ka*i for the Blue Funnel Line, gave
notice of the withdrawal of the Holt
steamers from the Transpacific Conference, and the proposed increase on
the Suez route was then abandoned.
The dispute was brought into the
Transpacific trade by reason of tne
negotiations between the Japanese
Tea Growers' Association and Japanese lines for reduction in freight rates
across the Pacific on tea.
WORD OF HONOR ISEI.ESS.
A Witness Must Take Oath in Customary Manner, Declares Mr. Justice l.aiirenileaii.
MONTREAL,  June  3.���The  dispute
In  the courts here as  to  the relative
legal   valuiw   of   a   witness'   word   of
honor   and   testimony   on   oath,     has
lieen   settled   by   Mr.   Justice   Lauren-
deau,  who  decided  that a  witness  in
Quebec   civil   suit   must
the  Bible and accept  tin
mula.     The dispute arose over a witness,   Mr.   E.   H.   Forde,   who   said   he
was an agnostic, and a* he 'did not Cie-
lieve in Ood and the  Bible, refused
to sweir In the orthodox manner, offering instead tn give hN word of
h. nor  to  tell  the w'lole truth.
time she became afflicted with a
malady, which, though not fatal, Incapacitated her from earning a livelihood. Under the terms of the Act
she was entitled to have her contract
contract,
now
of the Cjust. Mr. .".Ie:ry!!e'*d took up
the work of sold mining at once a-id
continued until the Fraser r:\er gold
excitement when he came to llritish
Columbia in the fall of 1S5S and
mined for a short time at Emory's
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ , Bar, just below Yale. Returning to
converted into an Immediate Annuity I OaWornda a-,"ain, he took up the same
��� -'-act. She had this done, and is work as we|* as carrying on some
receiving, and will receive as ranch:ng. He was there married In
long as she lives, an Annuity of over Augutt, 1868, to Sarah Prout, ot
*21_. It Is doubtful if there is a | Cornwall, Kngland.
more satisfied woman in all Canada.! Having heard of the Agricultural
The Annuities System does not, poes|,biiltles of this province he con-
promise to give something for noth- j ciu(j->d to meve here wit
ing.   and   no   benefit-  can   he   received I <������,_,My ,i( sev,,n children.   They arriv-
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vh.ch  are   not   paid   for;   '.ut   it   doesj.y   ,���   Nfw   Westminster   in   Septem-
promlM   to   give   a   return,   and   wlthj^r,   188**,     ,.nd     shortly    afterwards
the   security   of   the   Government   of j m0Ved   to  what   is  now   Mt.   1- hma-n.
Canada   behind   it,   greater   than   can'
oe   obtained   from   the   investment   of,
then    named    Lehman's    l-anllm.'.   on
he Fraser river, and took up a liome-
traversed   by  thi*
ghe  Mt. Lehman
station,  of  the   Electric   Railway,   ls
on   this   homestead,   which,   improved
by the  hard    work    of himself    and
family,   has  become  one  of  the  best
properties ir. the  Kra.-er valley.
I uesenpuve  oi   tnis marvellous system |     Thp   |oss  nt  hls  beloved     wife     on
| of Investment, or you may obtain  the
Information  desired  by  writing to  the
Superintendent of Annuities,  Ottawa, I
the same amounts  in any  other man-'8(ea(-    w*h'lch  Is  r.ow
ner.     ".World's Work" says:  "It Is the   f),  (>' j.-p   Railway.
Savings   Hank,   the   Insurance   Com-
pany,     and     the    Government    Bond
rolled   into   one   in   a   shape  adapted
to  the smallest  of  depositors."     Your
swear   upon I ''"stmaster will  furnish you  literature
regular for- ! descriptive  of  this marvellous syst
I To
whom  your
postage.
letter  will  go  free  of
GRIMSBY TRAWLS.
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A PIONEERS HOME. many a merry party the young folite
R. S. Inglls took up this homestead had ln  tt.     There were *ao roads in
_,_.._ .  ������,      . the settlement at that early date and
at  Tynehead, Surrey -munlclrpality,  In pro-,l9k>ns hay  t0 bo aeiTrM ln tram
1892.      The  big covered  log house��� the river, over a trail, with many fal-
to the right of the picture���was built leu   logs,   for  the   women  and  chlld-
of logs,  cut out  of  the  bush,  and  a ren to climb over.    The new house is
CANADIAN CORNERS WHEAT.
"Bea" oif the neighbors raised the logs
in plaoe ln one day. When finished
It waa very cosy ar.d comfortatole and
GUELPH, Ont., June 5.���Mr. A. W.
Cutten, a former Guelph man, and a
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ | prominent membeir of the Chicago
a roomy nine-roomed residence. It j wheat pit, has again cleared *��everal
was 'built about seven years ago by hundred thousand dollars by a. cor-
Mr. Inglls. ner in May wheat.
NATION WIDE STRIKE
FEARED IN 1IHITAN
LONDON, June 4.���That
the present strike of workers
on the transport docks here
may become natlor.-wide is
feared today, following a decision of the Transport Workers' Federation to call a nation
al stride of dockmen unless
the employers establish a joint
board representing all sections
where "dock laborers are employed.
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Extension    of    Grimsby     Methods  of
FL-hii.g Will Be Made to Various
British  Dominions.
GRIMSBY, Er.g., June 5.���The extension of the GrlttuSby trawls so as to
supply the Empire will shortly take
place by which It Is hoped to organise
6team trawling In Newfoundland, New-
Zealand an'd South Africa. Representatives will leave Grimsby this ma-.'h
to   prepare   the   way  for  the  forma- 	
tion  of  new companies and  to  .-staih- |forest  extending  back  from  the r
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lish markets for British trawlers at
principal coast towns. Experiments
with two vessels on the Newfo judland
bank* have been so successful, that
n any boats will cross the Atlantic
this year  to apply the  Grimsby me-
February 14th. of this year, was a
hard blow after so many years of a
happy married life, His four sons
and  three daughters  are all  residing
; in Iiricsh Columbia. Willi.un, who
is Reeve of Matsiitil;  John and Jam  .
I are citizens of  Mt.    Lehman,    where
i they work the farm and also carrying
on   a  general  store.      Joseph     has    a
I general store at Prince Ru.pert. Mrs.
Monroe Ferguson, resides at Mt. Lehman;   Mrs.   R.   K.   Nicholi.  at  Atder-
Igrove,   ar.d   Mrs.   Geo.   Cartwright   at
| Vancouver.
Mr. Merryfieid. Sr., has seen a great
many changes during he resLlewe on
this coast. All the transcontinental
railways have been built since his first
arrival and where New Westminster
now stan'de  there  was    nothing    but
shore. He Is looking forward to a
very pleasant trip to his boyhood
home, across the continent or. the
great transcontinental, sailing from
Atiantie Canada, whose ports were
also but at their beginning when he
landed on the Pacific Coast.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1��1J.
SHEEP KAISING
IN THE PROVINCE
���Conuiiission  Will Investigate    Conditions In Briti-.li Columbia Prior
u> Pro|io*-ied Sales.
(From  The  British  Columbian.)
The Minister of Agriculture has
placed at the disposal of the Dominion Sheep Breeders' Association a
grant to be expended in accordance
with certain conditions which he has
outlined to the secretary of the association.
Colonel MaCrae, president of the
association, will come to British Columbia, and, in company with Dr. S.
F. Tolniie, representing the Dominion
live stock commissioner's branch in
this province, will make no investigation of the districts especially suited
to sheep rasing, with a view to selecting about five centres nt which auction sales may be held towards the
end of September or early in October.
It Is proposed that the sheep shall bo
sold subject to such oond-tolns as will
ensure their being distributed to tho
best advantage posslble and also thnt
they will be used for breeding purposes only.
A preliminary Investigation will be
earned on Immediately with a view to
arriving at an estimate o. the best
breeds and the number It Is advisable
to Introduce into this province. Every
care will be exercised to see that
nothing but first-class animals are
purchased for sale in this way.
The sheep will consist of grade
ewes and pure-'bred rams. Colonel Mc-
Ewen, representing the Dominion
Sheep Breeders, and Mr. C. M. MaCrae, representing the live stock commissioner's branch, will carry on similar work in the maritime provinces.
The department of agriculture is
taking an active interest in the sheep
breeding industry. This industry has
not increased during the past few
years, less sheep being owned ln Canada at the present time than for some
years past. At the same time large
sums are sent out of the country annually for sheep products.
Some three years ago a commission,
composed of Mr. W. Dryden o" Brook-
lln, Ont., and Mr. W. T. Ritch, of Ottawa, made a thorough investigation
of the sheep Industry throughout this
country and the United States, and
also in many parts ot Europe, with a
view of securing information which
would benefit the industry m Caanda.
Their report has recently been printed, and contains some very valuable
Information and also suggestions for
the betterment of the sheep business.
Early this spring Messrs. Ritch and
McCrae visited all the western provinces, including British Columbia, and
addressed a number of meetings In the
interests of the sheep industry. The
present action of the department In
arranging for the sales is still another step to attain the desirable object of placing the sheep Industry in
Canada on a sound commercial basis.
It is expected also that experiments
will be carried on ln the very near
future with a view to marketing Canadian woll on the British market,
which is recognized as the leading
wool market of the world. It Is felt
that by a little organization and can*,
in the preparation of the fleeces tt
can be placed on the British market
to great advantage over the slip-shod
methods at present adopted in malk-
eting wool  in  this western country.
If these experiments are successful
and anything like reasonable figures
can be secured for Canadian wool.
���itri a constant market assure,.! for
it. It will prove a great impetus to the
jjheep breeding industry in Canada.
DOMINION CROP CONDITIONS
irea of Winter Wheat Killed Amounts
to "S 15,(100 Acres���Yield Is 20
Bushels to the Acre.
OTTAWA, May 20.���A bulletin o*
the Census and Statistics Bureau, Issued on Saturday, makes the following
report on the crops and live stock
of Canada:
The area sown to winter wheat last
fall was reported as 1,097,900 acres,
of whieh 797,2010 acres were in Ontario, and 300,700 acres In Alberta.
From reports of correspondents It ls
estimated that about 31.50 per cent,
of this area has been winter killed,
the proportion being 2-.72 per cent,
in Ontario and __._0 per cent, ln Alberta. This represents a total deduction from the area sown of about
345,000 acres, 229,000 in Ontario and
116,000 acres in Alberta. .    ,<
The average condition o. winter
wheat on April 30 was 72.62 of a
standard (7'1 .'24 per cent, in Ontario
and 76.80 per cent, in Alberta.)
From these figures It is calculated
��� hat the yield per acre from winter
wheat In 1912' is likely to be about
twenty bushels per acre, or 13 per
cent Icbs than the average yield of
but three years, 1909-11, viz.; 23.*23
bushels per acre, provided that aver-
ag(. conditions prevail between now
and  harvest.
Spring   Seeding'.
In   the   Maritime   Provinces   spring
seeding  on   April   30   had   only   begun
here  and   there,   must   of  the  ground
being   still    under   snow.     Very   littlf
progress had been made by this same
''ate  ln Quebec,  the amount  of seed-
tig   was   completed,   but   this   applies
hlefly   to  the   western   and  southern
arts of the province,    ln the North-
fest  provinces  the  wet  condition  of
"ie      ground      coupled      with      cold
'eather and the small amount of fall
ploughing   completed    last   year   nas
caused seeding to be somewhat backward.
On the Prairies.
In Manitoba, 50.13 per cent.; in
Saskatchewan 71.54 per cent., and in
Alberta 61.2'6 per cent, of the seeding
of spring wheat was completed by
the end of April, and of the total
seeding done the percentage proportions were Manitoba 36j63, Saskatchewan  49.3'0, and Alberta  51.50.
Nearly 14 per cent, of the hay and
closer meadows have been winter
killed, and their average condition is
represented by 74.63 for all fcanada,
the figures for Quebec being 50; for
Ontario 80.46; for Manitoba 88.49;
for Saskatchewan 87.82; for Alberta
95.60, and for British Columbia,
97.72.
lave Stock.        ��
The report on the condition of live
stock shows a high average for the
Dominion, being over 90 per cent, of
a standard. West of Ontario the figures exceed 90 for all descriptione of
live stock. In Ontario for milch cows
and other cattle, in Quebec, for horses
and milch cows, and In Prince Edward Island for milch cows and other
cattle the percentage figures of condition fall below 90. the range being
from   83  to  86.
For the Children
The   Funny   Anties   ef
Young Animals at Play.
FARMERS' BANK LOAN.
YUKON   QUARTZ   MINES.
Wliiu>   Morse   Rejoices   Over   Arrival
��f Quartz  Miners  (o Open  up
Copper  -Mines.
DAWSON, June 1���White Horse
is Jubilant over thc arrival there of
n force of 10 quartz miners from
Vancouver and the Spokane district,
for the purpose oi inaugurating active operations nn a number of the
best-known mineral properties on the
White Horse copper belt. Fourteen
of these claims have been bonded by
Mr. Qreenough of Spokane, Mr. Robert l.nwo nf White Horse and President lilckeson nf the White Pass
Railway  Company.
That the present und steadily increasing price  of copper  is  the great
Incentive to promised activity in mining circles there can be no doubt.
The price of copper has been steadily
advaiicln gfnr the past three months
and has now passed the 15 1-2 cent
mark, and it ls believed it will go
even higher. There is no doubt that
shipping will begin In the very near
future in order thut the existing good
prices for the product may bo obtained.
Thc advent of the miners from outside means that all the quartz miners
to be hired here will also be given
employment. It also means that for
every experienced miner employed in
opening the various properties, one
or more "muckers" will be needed,
and the result will be that over 100
men will be at work in this locality
within  the  next 30  days.
The   fact  that  the   name  of  President  Dickeson appears on  the  list  of
bond  holders  of  the    local  claims  Is
regarded  here    as    significant    of a
change  of  pollc  yof  the  White  Pass
Railway.     President  Dickeson  |s said
to  have realized   that  the  future  development of his road  depends more
largely  on   the  development  and  op-1
cratlon of the rich quartz deposits of'
Southern   Yukon   than  anything  else, [
and   he   will   do  all  in   his   power  to
bring  about  such  a  condition  of affairs.    This  is  called  Jubilee  year  ln
-Southern Yukon.
Mr. W. F. Maclean, of Toronto World,
Explains���-Travers' Agreement Regarding Stock Sales,
TOT.fJiNTO,     June   1.���Mr,     W.   F.
' MacLean, vice-president of the World
: Publishing Company,  testified    before
' Sir William Meredith, at the Farmers'
Bank enquiry yesterday  that he had
not  silicted  the  government    deposit
| for the Farmers' Bank in exchange for
i the loans made by the bank to    the
World   Mr. Greenwood, the managing
editor, had done any urging that had
been done.   Mr. MacLean said he had
scarcely   seen   either   the   Premier   or
the provincial trasurer since the gov-
ernnint had takn office.    Mr. MacLean
denied   that   there   was  any   truth   ln
the  insinuation,   on  an  election   hand
bill, that Dr. Beattie Nesbitt had given
him money.
Mr. II. H. Dewart, counsel for Travers, produced the agreement which
Travers mentioned as entitling him to
1" pr cent cofnmlslson on stock sale*
Thc liquidator had said that he founn
no evidence  of such an agreement.
Dr. Ferguson, one of the directors
was called to explain this agreement,
which was sigred by him and othel
directors, and his statement that he
did not think the agreement had eve
been put in force failed to satisfy Sii
William Mredilh.
Frederick Crompton, a brother-in-
law of Dr. Nesbitt, was examined concerning a large deposit he made In
the bank. Ha denied that It was mad
for the purpose of enabling Dr. Nesbitt to engage In speculation In thi
Kcelc-y Mines Limited. It wus ui
ordinary buslncsa transaction, he declared.
RECORD CUKATIiD.
"nstnniM Returns for May Total Nearl*
Nine anil u Half Million���Public
Service Commission.
OTTAWA, June 1.���The promise o
i record increase In the May custom
ecelpts is amply fulfilled In a state-
lent submitted at the Department of
Customs today. The exact increase
for the month reaches the substantial
figure of $2,531,956.37. The receipts
for the month amounted to $9,485,-
111.78, as compared with $6,953,155.-
41 ifor the corresponding month of
the previous fiscal year. This 'brinjrs
the increase for the two months of
the current fiscal year to $5,098,-
770.01, th receipts being $17,561,071.-
03 for thc two months of 1912, as
against $12,462,297.99 for the same
period of 1911-12.
The order-ln-Councll accepting the
resignation of Mr. A. J. Morine as
chairman of the PuMic Service Commission empowers the two remaining
commissioners, Messrs. R. S.. Lake
an"d G. N. Ducharme to act as a com-
Bdaslon. There will thus he no interruption in the work of Investigation, A-hilo the government ls arranging for the appointment of Mr. Mo-
rle's  successor.
Ocean Falls Is established as a customs outport unjer the survey of Nanaimo.
The author of "Animals at Work and
Play" says the faculty of amusement
comes curly to playful young creatures.
Iu tbe zoo the lieur cubs tussle with
each other, mid the polar bears wrestle while standing in their pool three
feet deep or try to see bow long one
cau hold another under tbe wuter. Tbe
graceful but grotesque gnu in perform-
in*; his antics cuts up the ground of his
yard witb his sharp hoofs. He runs
about his inclosure with great rapidity,
turning sharply and digging the eurtli
at each quick turn as be wheels about.
Monkeys are. of course, the master
players nt the zoo. How the ostrich
dunces about with wings spread and
heud swinging in a Inugbable way is
shown in the accompanying picture.
There seems to be an inborn desire
for active movement in most creatures,
and by such motions they get healthful
exercise as well as amusement. Advanced thinkers on hygiene tell us thut
the most recreative exercise for human
beings may be had in play. This active movement when mind nnd muscle
are both engaged, brings to both body
and mind greater benefit than can be
bad from any other form of recreation.
Nature long ago taught ber humbler
creatures this, but we have beeu slow
to learn tbe lesson.���St. Nicholas.
The Game of Buzt.
The old game of buzz has been almost forgotten, but it is well worth recalling because of its fun. Tbe more
the players the greater the fun. The
way to play lt is as follows: Tbe players sit in a circle and begin to count in
turn, but when the number 7 or any
number ln which the figure 7 or any
multiple of 7 is reached they, say
"Buzz," instead of whatever the number may be. For Instance, supposing
the players bave counted up to 12, the
next player will say "13." and tbe next
"Buzz," because 14 is a multiple of 7
(twice 7). The next player would then
say "15." and the next "16." nnd the
next would say "Buzz" because the
figure 7 occurs in the number 17. If
one of the players forgets to say
"Buzz" at the proper time be te out.
The game then starts over again with
the remaining players, and so It continues until there is only one person
remaining. If -.Teat care is taken the
numbers can be counted up to 70.
which, according to the rules before
mentioned, would be called buzz. The
numbers would then be carried on as
buzz 1. buzz 2, etc.. up to 711, but it is
seldom that this stage is reached.
Conundrums.
How does Sarah Bernhardt take hei
medicine?    In elder linslde hen.
Why ls a very plain child n wonder
ful one? She is an extra-ordinary per
son.
Why ls an orange like a churcli
steeple? Because we have a peel
from It.
Why are weary persons like auto
wheels?   Because they nre tired.
In what does a lawyer resemble a
woodcock?   In the length of his bill.
What word will. If you take awny
the first letter, make you sick?   Music,
Why should a ship's officer never put
hls chronometer under his pillow? Because he -should never sleep upon his
watch.
Clothing and Costume,
The wonlR "clothing" and "costume"
should not lie used ns If their meaning
were the same. "Clothing" Is what Is
used for protection, and "costume" Is
the clothing or the garments worn to
meet the demands of fashion or of special occasions. In other words, "clothing" Is a general term, "costume" a
specific one.
Wishes.
Four leaf clover In the grass,
Tell me. do you bring to pass
All the wishes good and true
Little children aak of you?
Do your magic leaflets hold
Secrets fairies must have told?
I have wishes, one. two, three.
Will you grant them all to me?
First of all I want to know
Where the first spring flowers grow,
"Pilgrim buds" that, pink and shy.
Hide away when I pass by.
My next wish. O clover dear.
Grant to me when summer's her*.
Then I want so much tn know
Where the berries thickly grow.
My last wish, the best of all.
To go nutting ln the fall
And find walnuts crisp and brow*
That come gayly tumbling down!
Now my wishes for the year
I have told you, clover dear.
Please to grant them on* and an
Ia th* springtime, summer, fall.
���Youth's Companies.
RAISING
THE WIND
By M QUAD
Copyright, 1912, by Associated Lit-
wary Press.
At fifty years of age and after work
Ing bard for thirty of them Amos
Scbermerborn found himself worth less
than $100.
Mr. Scbermerborn bad never spent
much time thinking and planning ot
things outside his dally work. He was
a carpenter, and that settled that. He
could earn $2.;<�� per day when he bad
work, and tbut settled tbat He never
allowed himself to bave dreams ot
riches and ease. Perhaps It was tor
this reason und because be was no
talker nud didu't mix up with politics
that be cume to be looked upon as a
rather dull mini.
Ou bis fiftieth birthday the carpen
ter. being out ot work, sauntered ot)
into the woods and sat down to have
bis first real think. Hard work wns
already beginning to tell on bim, and
after about five years more what wns
to become uf blra. He was trigbtened
at tbe thought. Wbeu be could no
lunger earn wages it must be the poor
bouse for bim, as he bud no relatives
to help hlui out. For three long hours
Amos kept bis brains at work, and as
de walked buck to the village people
noticed a change In bim. As Deacon
liiker afterward remarked:
"Why, he looked au altogether dit
ferent man to me. und ne talked rigbt
up us brtxk as u lighting rod man. I
couldn't help but wonder if be hud
found a dollar in the road."
Next duy Amos Scbermerborn packed
his clothes lu a satchel and beaded for
a village thirty miles away. He enter
ed It ou tbe second duy. There bud
been two or three recent robberies,
aud the constables were on the alert.
A tulle from the village and directly
iu front of a farmer's burn Amos sat
down to rest. Tbe farmer saw bim
and cume out und asked questions and
finally ordered bim to move on and
belped bim' witb a kick. He did more
He followed tbe wayfarer into tbe vil
luge aud pointed him out us a suspicious person aud bad bim arrested.
Amos made no kick and wns arraign
ed. convicted uud sent to jail tor thirty
days with great celerity. Tbe cou-
stable slapped his mouth wben he
started to protest, tbe Judge said be
looked like un unhung villain, aud tbe
Jailer slammed bim into a cell witb so
much violence that he was thrown
down aud bad a finger broken.
Amos Scbermerborn served bis thirty
days In jail and was then warned to
leave town within half an hour. He
made straight for tbe office of a lawyer Instead, and before nigh'c there was
something to be talked of. Tbe farmer
who had kicked him was arrested for
assault and battery, the constable who
had run him ln was arrested for false
Imprisonment, the Judge got a summons for defamation of character, and
the Jailer wus arrested on tbe same
charge as tbe farmer.
Tbe Judge bad been a judge for
fifteen years, and be bad always
thought it wi.'nln bis province to call
a prisoner a son of a gun or any other
old thing he happened to' think of.
He now learned tbat his legal duties
ceased with pronouncing sentence. Be
bad defamed the character of a good
man. and he bud to pay for it. Amos
had $_i.">0 in his hind pocket when be
moved on. nnd he hadn't put In an
hour at bard work. He had another
village In mind, and be beaded for It.
It was a farmer again tbat gave bim
sway He wan plodding along the
dusty roud when accosted with:
"Here, you tramp, don't you want a
few days' work?"
"How much a day?"
"Fifty cents nnd board "
"1 can do better."
"Ob. you can? What alls you is that
yon don't want work at any price.
Your kind Just wnnt to tramp and beg
Ry John, there ought to be a jail big
enough to bold you all!"
"I am not a tramp," mildly replied
Amos.
"Oh, you are a gentleman, mebbe!"
"Well. 1 can pay my way."
And the carpenter dug down and
brought out hit roll and held It up to
view and walked off
"Oosb!" exclaimed the farmer to
bimself. "But he's a highway robber
or I never saw onei Like enough ne
broke Into s bouse Inst night. Well. I'll
settle hls hash mighty sudden!"
And he went Into the bouse and tele-
pboned tbe constable at tbe village tbnt
there wan a suspicious character beaded that way. and Amos was collared as
soon as he showed up. He refused to
give bis name or to tell where he got
the money found on him Tbe charge
put against bim was suspected robbery, and be was sent to Jail and held
for ten days in bones bis victim might
be heard from At tbe end of that time
be was sentenced for ten days for be
Ing a vagabond.
Wben bis sentence was np lt was a
call on a lawyer again. Tbe defend
ants could prove nothing whatever
against tbe plaintiff wben tt came to a
showdown, while be could show tbat
the three of them had acted Illegally
hnd tbac he bnd a fourth case against
the farmer Mr. Scbermerborn got $5"��
for nis share and walked on to play tbe
same game elsewhere Wben be re
turned to bis home Deacon Rider was
tbe first man to shake bands with him
and to say:
"Lordy. but bow people can be de
celved In a man I We never took yon
to be more than half baked, nnd here
yon bave been opsettin three different
states and getttn' ready to nm tor the
presidency!"
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We pay interest at the rate of four per cent, per annum, J
credited quarterly on all deposits of a dollar and upwards. You ���{���
can operate on sll account, by cheque in the usual manner. X
Our clients have the advantage of all the usual banking %
facilities.
The People's Trust Co., Ltd.
W. H. HAIRE, Local Manager
People's Trust Building Ladner, B. C.
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Automobiles
McUUCHlIN AUraHIOBILES ANI (ARMAGH
Carriages,   Wagons and1 Farm   Implements ef all
classes and descriptions.
Horseshoeing and General Blacksmith Work.
Repairs of all descriptions on Automobiles, Carriages
and General Machinery.
Lather Carriage and Autenobile Works
G. T. BAKER, Proprietor
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EBURNE SAW MILLS, LIMITED
Manufacturers and Dealers in all kinds of
HR, CEDAR AND SPRUCE LUMBER
BhlndM, Lath, Saab, Doors Turdnge and Houas naiahinoi
Phone R 14 Eburne Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow SATURDAY, JUNE a,  1*19.
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Mr.   and  Mrs.   A.   Dav,e  returned
from  Kamloops  on  Saturday.
A number of people spent the holiday at Boundary Bay,
Nell   McDiarmid  has set  up  camp
at Grauer's Beach.
Miss   Grace  Gray   paid  a   visit   to
Ladner on Sunday.
Rev. C. C. Hoyle has been attending the Anglican church synod at
Vancouver this week.
Rev.   J.   J.   Hastie   has  gone   east
on a two week?' holiday. |
Alex. Scott,  of  Port  Qulchon,   paid
a visit to Vancouver last week. i
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Hastie left
on Friday for Calgary and Edmonton,
where they will spend their vacation.
Mi.*- R. Slocan, of Vancouver, Is
relieving Miss Lord, of the local B.C.
Telephone  Company.
Mrs. R. H. Finlay, of Belfast, Ireland, is the guest of her uncle, Mr.
D. A. MoKee, for the summer.
Miss Fanny Brandrltb returned
home this week after spending a
couple of weeks In Vancouver.
Mr. K. D. Simpson, of Vancouver,
spent Sunday and Monday in Ladner. I
A. de R. Taylor, E. T. Calvert,
as well as others, attended thc English
church synod In Vancouver this week.
Mrs. W. H. Wilson Is spending
a few days visiting friends In Vancouver.
Miss I-ellta Lord, of the B.C. Telephone Company, has left for a two
weeks' holiday to be spent In Victoria
and Seattle.
Edwin Hutcherson. "Buck." left on
Wednesday for Queen Charlotte Island, where he will work in the cannery for the summer.
Mr. L. C. Champion, of Vancouver, have been staying at the Ladner
Hotel. Mr. Champion travels for the
Fltrite Clothing people.
C. Brawn, traveller for thc Tmpc-
rlal Tobacco Company, was in the
town this week. Mr. Brawn Is a
cousin  of Mr.  Hugh  Brawn.
Mr. Hugh Savage, of Westham Island, Is already cutting his orop of
hay from 13 acres and will immediately replant the field with potatoes.
We Want Your Trade
If good, reliable shoes, lowest possible
prices, fair and square dealing, careful attention and a sincere desire to please you,
are things you like, we can count on you
for a customer
A good way to put us te the test is right
now.   COME.
J. REAGH
THE SHOE MAN
LADNER, B. C.
A   daughter, was   born   to   Mr.   and
Mrs.   James   Rogerson,   at   Port  Gul- j
chon. on Saturday, 1st inst.    The in-1
fant only survived a very short time, ,
dying on  the following day.
The strawberry and Ice cream social
in connection with St. Andrew's Presbyterian church will t>e held in the
MdNeely Hall, Thursday, June 13th,
when a good programme will be rendered. Admission 2i5c. children 10
cents. Come and spend a pleasant
evening. �����
Mr. and Mrs. York have been visitors at the Ladner Hotel during the
week. Mr. York, who owns the block
ocoupi'ed by 'S. W. Walter, has been
here on business connected with his
property interests.
CO-OTHING! How aibout that new
Suit? In our clothing you get the
correct curve to the lapels,, (he proper
flare to the coat, the perfect' set to
the collar, even stitching, smooth flat
edges! our clothing is different.
Prices $2'5'.00 to $"0.00 Suits to
measure a specialty. Lanning, Fawcett  & W.lson,  Ltd. ���*
Reeve H. D. Benson and Mr. T.
E. Ladner, representing the Board
of Trade, have been appointeda deputation to press upon the Dominion
authorities the desirability of having
the "King Edward" start work at
once in dredging the channel and
completing the work which the
"Fruhling" merely 'started. The
"King Edward" is at present under
repair at Westminster.
The strawberry and ice cream social
ln connection with St. Andrew's Presbyterian church will be held in McNeely Hail, Thursday, June 13th. A
good programme will be rendered,
Miss Munn, New Westminster, Mr. K.
Simpson, Vancouver, M.'ss Guichon
and others will take part. Come and
enjoy  It.
A tennis club has been formed and
a number of members enrolled. As
the accommodation is limited, consisting only of one court, It is Intended
to keep the club semi-private. At
present the chili 1 slocated on Mr.
E. T. Calvert's grounds. There are
quite a number nf tennis enthusiasts
In the district and lots of good games
are  expected.
GENUINE BARGAINS AT THE
BIG STORE���7 only Ladies Wash
Suits; sizes 34, 36 and .18; regular $5;
sale price,  $2.50.    Five Ladies Wash
[Suits; regular $5.00; sale price $3.00.
I Seven only Ladles Luster Coats; regular $6.2i5; sale price, $3.76. About
50 Ladies' Straw Sailors; regular 90c
to   $1,715;   sale  price   50c.      Another
| large shipment of English guaranteed
Print Specials at 10c per yard. Lanning, Fawcett & Wilson, Ltd.        ������
A nasty accident took place at the
East Delta saw mill on Friday, May
31st, when a large slither of wood,
thrown out by the edger, struck the
fore arm of one of the workers, shattering it badly. Dr. King attended tn
the wounds of the injured man and
set the arm, whieh will be saved,
thanks to the doctor's care.
Tommy Burns Is beginning to think
and would apparently rather not take
i any chances with  Bill  Rickard.    The
| latter was down at Calgary interviewing  the   robustious   Tommy,   and   as
j an   outcome   the   fight   will   probably
take   place   in   Saskatoon   on   August
I Nth,  provided  the club put up  their
| dough.    Tommy    is after    the     long
green and as It may be the last time
he  will have, any figuring to do  with
[regard   to   it,   he   phould   make   the
(most of lt.    He has insisted on Rickard   putting   up   $1,000.    Bill   will   do
I this and  may probably  put  up some-
I thing tlse  that  Mr. Thomas does not
Ihargain for, namely, a little sleeping
I powder.       Why   abandon   the   partly
] ways of  the  financier,  Mr.  Burns,  to
|go   into   the   squared   circle   and* get
I knocked about?
HIATS! We have a nice range of
Straw Hats, and are showing splendid
values in seasonable Felt Hats. See
the special line at $1.5*0. Complete
stock of Stetson Hats In all blocks.
This is bathing weather, and this is
the place to get your Bathing Suit.
We carry a complete stock of Ladles'
Misses, Men's and Boys' Bathing
Suits; also 'Bathing Slippers in all
sizes. Lanning, Fawcett & Wilson,
Ltd. ������
Many Delta people will be Interested in the good fortune of Mr.
J. M. Morris, one of the best known
cannery men on the Fraser, and the
north coast. Mr. Morris, who was
at one time manager of the Brunswick
cannery, ls at present manager o_
the Richmond cannery, but it la not
a run of sockeyes that has brought
him good fortune, although it happens
to be through a "salmon." He won
Salmon's Derby sweepstakes, netting
the neat little sum of $16,560 with
the lucky ticket number 90.53. Thts
sum is a trifle in excess of what n
cannery manager makes, even ln a
good year at the business. Mr. Morris ls very popular all over the B.C.
coast and is wished all kinds of luck
.n his good fortune.
P. O. Drawer S.
Phone 2
Delta Hotel
 J. JOHNSON,
LADNER,  -
Prop.	
-   B.C.
All Modern Conveniencies, Newly Furnished.   Well Heated,   Sample Room
American and European Plan
First Class Cuisine
Prompt Service
Best Wines, Liquors & Cigars
Rates Reasonable
McNeely Concert and Dance Hall
Nut   and   Lamp  Coal  for Sale
NEW SCHEDULE
UMEI and WESTHAM ISLAND
Via Steveston and
S. S   "NEW DELTA"
To Vancouver and New Westminster.
Week Days.
Leave Ladner���8:30 a.m..  12:30 p.m.
and 6:30 P.m.
Leave Steveston���9:8. a.m., 1:30 p.m.,
and 7:30 p.m.
Sundays.
Leave Ladner���-*.0 a.*m.,    6:i30 p.m.
Leave Steveston���0:30 a.m.. 7:30 p.m.
AT THE HOTELS.
DeH*�� Hotel.
D.   Matheson, Seattle.
W.   J.   Pollard,   Nnnalmo.
It.  Miles, Westminster.
W.  W.  Alton, Eburne.
"'"red Elliott, Vancouver,
J.   A.   Bristol, Westminster.
J.   E.   Newton, Westminster.
Alex.   H.   Ounn, Vancouver.
IR.   3.   Esplin,  Vancouver.
D.   MoCailum, Vancouver.
A,   M.   Forbes,   Vancouver.
W.   E.   Hudson,  Vancouver.
A.  8.   Donaldson, Vancouver.
I*.  B.  Butchart, Vancouver.
R. S.  Miles, New Westminster.
Jos. Cameron, New Westminster.
Ladner Hotel.
C.    Brown,   Vancouver.
A.  C.   Bonds,  Port Mann.
M.   Winters, Chicago.
O.  White,  Vancouver.
P.  C.   McKay, Westminster.
James Kennedy, Westminster.
L.   C.   Champion,  Vancouver.
���Mr.  and Mrs.  York, Victoria.
Mr. and Mrs. Whittaker and family
itlssion, '
W.   L.   Slater, Westminster.
have no guide rope on the sides, and
that It wotild be a simple matter for
a man to fall into the river. In other
ports, the longshoremen have pointed
out, shipping companies are olbltged
to tako more precautions.
Before visiting Montreal, Mr. Johnston visited New York and Boston
with the object of a-scertalalng what
precautions aro there taken to safeguard the lives of dock workers. In
these ports. It was stated, all freight
gang planks are equipped with railings on either side. The matter will
be further looked Into.
DELTA   MIN!K-_PA_--TY.
Notice is hereby given that the
Court ot Revision of the assessment
roll of the Corporation of the Municipality of Delta, will be held ln the
Council Chambers, Ladner, on Friday,
June 2let, at 10 a.m.
Any person complaining against the
assessment must give notice in writing to the assessor of the ground of
his complaint, at least ten days before
the date of the said flrst sitting of the
Court of Revision.
Dated at Ladner this 1-th day of
May, 1912.
N. A. M-DXAlRMTtD,   C.M.C.
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Mmeral and
Soda Waters
J. HENLEY
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer of
SODA WATER. SINGER
ALE and all kinds of
SUMMER DRINKS
Your Patronage Solicited
DELIA TELEPHONE CO, LTD.
Incorporated 1910.
We are prepared to Install single
ilne or party line phones at short notice. Long distance In connection with
our service.   Apply to
A. DeR. TATLOR. See.
MISS ISABEL M. DANN
Licentiate of the Royal Academy of
Music, London, England. Teacher of
Pianoforte, Singing, Theory and Harmony, visits Ladner eavery Saturday.
Address: 1909 Beach Ave., Vancouver.
Phofae Sey. 3701R.
SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REGU-
LA-TONS.
Coal mining rights of the Dominion,
In Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a lortion of
the Province of British Colu.nbia, may
be leased for a term of twenty-one
years at an annual rental of $1 an
acre. Not more than 2,M0 acre* will
bs leased to one applicant.
Application foi 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 anst
ee described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-
vayed territory the tract applied for
shall be staked out by the applioanl
himself.
'Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be
refunded if the rights applied for are
not available, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mhie at the rate
of Ave cent* per ton.
The person operating tbe mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
aocountlng for the full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay ths
royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
The lease will incli.de the coal mining rights only, but tbe lessee may
be permitted to purc.iase whatever
available surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of
the mine at the rate of $10.00 an
acre.
For full Information application
should be made to the Secretary of
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of
Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.���Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be paid for.
Bargain Store
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WHEN YOU ASK FOR
PEABODYS*
OVERALLS,
IF YOUR LOCAL DEALER
SAYS HE HAS
"SOMETHING JUST AS GOOD-.'
COMPARE THSM. NOTE THE
FIT.MATERIAL.V.'OSKMANSHIP,
ANDYARDACE;N_M3ER OF POCKETS
OFTHEOVErvALS.ALSOON
THE COATS NOTE THE GAUNTLET
CUFF, AND THE UNIFORM BAND
COILAR.AND THEN IFTHE'JUST
AS GOOD"GARMENT STANDS THE
COMPARISON,BUY IT BY ALL
MEANS.     BUT MARK YOU,
THEY WONT STAND A CAREFUL
COMPARISON.
WE ARE THE AGENTS
FOR
PEABODYS*
GUARANTEED OVERALLS.
WALTER'S
Successor to H. J. Hutcherson
Phone 39 Ladner, B. C.
Goods Delivered to all parts of the town.
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LADNER HOTEL
Corner Westham and Delta
favorite Resort for Automobile Parties
H. W. SLATER, Prop.
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LOW SALARIES.
GCARl-INO  GANt.PL.NKS.
nnty Mnlster    of Marine    Investigates Complaint at Momma]���
Longshoremen Complain.
MONTREAL, June 6.���Following a
omplaint made by the longshoremen
Mils harbor that sufficient precau-
|"nn_ are not taken to lessen the
-npers of losing their lives, Alex-
nder Johnston, deputy minister of
iarlne and fisheries, has visited the
Ml to ascertain If the com-plaint is
-stifled.     The   longshoremen     com-
llain   that   the   freight   gang  planks
Poor Stipends Paid Methodist Clergy
Must  Be  Seriously  Considered
By Laymen.
KINGSTON, June 3���The low salaries paid ministers of the Methodist
church received an airing at the laymen's meeting at the Methodist conference.
Mr. Elmer Davis held that ministers should not have to discuss lhe
matter, either In the conference or on
the circuit. The laymen should bear
the responsibility, and he thought
the minimum salary agreed upon by
the general conference should obtain.
He said: "Men. this Is a thing that
belongs to us. It Is time we woke up
and  remedied   prevailing conditions."
A committee will consider the matter and take a decisive stand.
JhONTRJUL ANGLICAN WWTD,
-fONTKEAL, June 5.���The campaign to raise $260,000 as a *>er n_:i-
ent fund for the augmentation of the
salaries of Anglican clergymer. in
Mt ntreal Diocese, came to a halt today with $150,000 promised. 'ihe
campaign will be resumed.
The Best Yet
NATIONAL DOG BISCUITS
If you have a good dog or a poor one they all get hungry, and can
always give you to understand they are. If your dog could apeak, he
would aay:
National Dog BiaonHa, Please."
Sold  in  bulk,  cotton sacks, and ln 25c cartons by dealers.
Try Them, Tlioy Ar* Good.
National Biscuit & Confection Co., Ltd.
5 Vancouver, B.C.
i      Makers of tbe Famous Halda Chocolates and National Bbumlta. 2
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D. M. CO.
Now Is the
Ice Cream
Vancouver City Market
MAIN STltEET, VANCOUVER
The Market ls operated by the City as a  means  of bringing the
Producer and Consumer together.
You Are Invited to Send Your Produce
We  handle  everything  from  the Farm  (except  milk).
By consigning your Produce to the Vancouver City Market you
will get beat prices, sharp returns and prompt settlements.
JOHN McMILLAN,   Manager
Our parlors are the resort of all
those who desire the very best Ice
Cream, Ice Cream Sodas, Sundaes
and Soda Waters.
Bakery Department
We bake every day and can give you a nice, fre-h
loaf well made at any time. Any special orders for
Pastry will receive our prompt and careful attention
Delta Mercantile Co.
T. G. TENNANT, Mgr.
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SATURDAY, JTNE 8, 1H2.
vwAhxliA-ulOW alAlJ.
CHE.1..US, June 6.���That Frank
D. Johnson, den list, Iirst suggeste-
the rdbbery of the Farmers nd Mer-
cha.11.ts' Bank of Centralia, wliioh re-
"-ulu-d in the {cluing rn us president,
Lawrence bar, is the sonaatlona! testimony given by Adalbert H. Clank,
confessed murderer, upon which the
State today relies chiefly to convict
the former as an accomplice of the
murder,
Clark was subjected to a gruelllmg
cross-examination iby Attorney LanK-
horne of Tacoma, 'but made his answer-, unhesitatingly. He said that he
confessed because hie mother urged
film to tell tihe truth, although 'hie llrst
Isad determined to shoulder tho entire
blame. He also admitted that he expected to get oft on a second degree
convietior.. The dentist promised to
Bet him out of Jail he said, ilf he was
arrested for the roOjbery wihich was
���suggested when they both passed the
"bank one day as they 'were discu-istng
financial difficulties.
Cor Turned Turtle.
TACOMA, June 6.���Wm. J. Rltey,
of Seattle suffered a fractured ri"i
and bad cuts about the .head ar.'d
hands and the other occupants of fhis
light touring car, Mrs. Riley, tho
Misses Kthel and Grace and J��hn
Carry were badly cut and bru'sed.
'���when the automobile turned turtle
while mailing a sharp curve on tlho
grade at tho foot of the Pityi'llup
river bridge yesterday aft-**no.*in All
save John and Grace Carry ware
pinned beneath the machine, the "brother and sister iheins thrown lh-***J*d-
long to the ground. They rescued
the Imprisoned members of the party
and abandoned their trip to St. 'Martin's college at 1-acey for the commencement exercises, 'going to Seattle
:by ateamer.
Seattle Market.
SE-AT-'LE, June 6.���Butter, Washington Creamery, firsts, 29c to 30c.;
California, 28c to 29c; Eastern 2Tc to
/8c. Eggs, local ranch, 20c to 22c.
Onions, California red, 1 l-2c p��r tb.
Patatos, $17 to $20 per ton; Oaltfor-
nla, 3c to 3 l-2c per M). Oats, Eastern Washington $42 to $43 -per ton;
Puget Sound, $39 to $40.
MoCroskey Grand Master.
SEATTLE, June 6���W. E. MoCroskey of Palouse, former deputy
grand master of the Grand Lodge,
was elected grand master to succeed
N. K. Staley of Bellingham at the
34th annual session of the Grand
Lodge of the Jurisdiction of Washington of the Indpendent Order ef
Oddfellows. Frank A. Dayton of
Portage was elected deputy grand
master.
Vote Was  Heavy.
EVERETT, June �����The vote ��� in
the primary election on Tuesday wr.s
very heavy. E. T. Stages and E.
���Christenson were nominated for commissioner of finance.
Heavy Damages Awarded.
OLVMPIA, June 6���By a decision
���f the supreme court sustaining the
Spokane court, the Pacific Telephone
and Telegraph Company must pay
Patrick J. Murphy $20,000. This is
ane of the largest awards for personal injuries ever made In this state.
Murphy was crushed between two
poles while working as a lineman between Pullman and Colton, and tho
court holds that the company was
negligent.
Scores Hanford.
' BEATTLE, June 6���Dr. Edwin J.
Brown, Socialist candidate for corporation counsel at the last city election, says: "Judge Hanford's reasoning iu ihe Olson case was entirely
-rom the capitalist point of lew,
and, if carried to it-i logical sequence,
would mean slavery for the America*- people. 1 am glad the case is to
be retried. Olson's statement to ;lic
court was exactly the stateru -ut 1
Hhuiild have made it' 1 had been In
. his place and I count myself wor.hy
to be a citizen of the country in
which 1 was born."
Insanitary.
TACOMA, .Hine 6���Pretty girls mny
comp to Tacoma to  the  Montamara
feslo and not be "kissed" .or
"���tickled" if ilciilth Officer Dr. l'*d-
win Janes has his way. lie ha3 already issued o manifesto excoriating
kissing as unsanitary and now he
asks Mayor Seymour to prohibit
tickling, at lo. nt the kind of tickling
done with a feather duster "licklcr."
He says It distributes germs.
BefU-,0  the  Money.
TACOMA, June 6���By 2115 to 2,-
019 the people vol.Ml down the proposition to issue $-126,000 park bonds
to buy new narks, play grounds and
build boulevards, In yesterday'* 'lection and by 23�� to 1770 killed the
bond proposition for a Narrows
Boulevard. Frederick Heath was reelected park commissioner over W.
B. Reynolds, 2sos to 916.
1-vil From Window.
TACOMA, June 0���John Harvey,
aged sixty, while washing windows ou
the third floor of the St. George
Apartment bouse, fell backward lo
the sidewalk below, fracturing
skull an.l dying in the hospital In
two hours. He leaves tWO grow"
children.
Landed In ISM.
SK.\TTU". June t*.-_.|.,vnni:i Ger-
trude Boren, one of the original party
���f twciuv- four who landed at Alkl
point November 13, 1*31, making Ihe
first white settlement of whait l�� now
Seattle, died on Tuesday nl&ht at tne
home Of her father, near Hooiywood,
at the age of 61. Livonia Boren was
scarcely ll months old when s*he first
saw the site of Seattle. The little parly
v.m;iin il on Alkl point that winter,
and later, In the next spring, moved
;i!l their belonging* over to the
weat shore of Elliott Bay.
Narrow Escape.
RRLLI NT-HAM. June 6.���Row Owen, of Bellingham, on Mount Baker on
Tuesday lost his footing and slid down
an ice 9'ope two hundred feet. A crevasse yawned directly at his feet
when Richard H��sae, a companion,
clambered out on the lee and managed to seize him by the sleeve as he
was co.istln? past. Hesse wa-s In the
Jea_ of the party making the descent
ami thus happened to be far enough
It-low Owen to head him off.
OLD FAVORITES.
DESTINY.
THAT you are fair or weak Is vain.
Or strong or rich or generoys;
You must add the untaught strain
That sheds beauty on the rose.
There's melody born of melody,
Which melts the world Into a sea.
Toll could never compass tt;
Art Its height could never hit;
It came never out of wit
But a music music-born
Well may Jove and Juno scorn.
Thy beauty. If It lack the Are
Which drives me mad with sweet desire.
What boots lt?   What the soldier's mall
Unless he conquer and prevail t
Alas, that one Is born In blight.
Victim of perpetual slight,
And another ls born
To make the sun forgotten)
Surely he carries a talisman
Under his tongue.
Broad his shaulders are and strong,
And his eye Is scornful.
Threatening and young.
One thing ls forever good.
That one thing ls success.
Dear to the Bumenldes
And to all the heavenly brood.
Who bides at home, nor looks abroad.
Carries the eagles and masters the sword.
���Emerson.
notes
A  FAMILIAL   QUOTATION.
In the spring a fuller crimson comes
upon the robin's breast.
In the spring  the wanton lapwing
gets himself another crest.
In the spring a livelier Iris changes
on the burnished dove.
In the spring a young man's fancy
lightly   turns   to   thoughts  of
love
���Tennyson's "Locksley Hall."
"IN  THE GLOAMING."
IN the gloaming, oh. my darling.
When the lights are dim and low.
And the quiet shadows, falling,
Softly come and softly go;
When (he winds are sobbing faintly
With a gentle, unknown woe.
Will you think of me and love me
As you did once long ago?
In the gloaming, oh, my darling.
Think not bitterly of me,
Though I passed away In silence.
Left you lonely, set you free!
For my heart was crushed with longing
What had been could never be
It was beat to leave you thus, dear.
Best tor you and best for me.
REFRAIN,
tt was best to leave you thus.
Best for you and best for me.
���Unidentified.
SYLVAN   CHARMS.
I KNEW by the smoke that so gracefully
curled
Above the green elms that a cottage was
near.
And I said, "If there's peace to be found
tn the world
A heart that ts bumble might hope for It
here."
IT was noon, and on Bowers that languished around
In silence reposed the voluptuous bee
Every leaf was at rest, and I heard not a
sound
But the woodpecker tapping the hollow,
beach tree.
AND "Here In thts lone little wood." I
exclaimed,
"With a  maid who was lovely to soul
and to eye.
Who would blush when I praised her and
weep If I blamed,
How blest could  I live, and how calm
could I die!.
��T>T   tbe  ��hade of  yon  sumach   whose
"���   red berry alps
in the gush of the fountain how sweet
to recline
And to know that I sighed upon innocent
lips
Which had never been sighed on by any
but mine!"
���Thomas, Moore.
THE  PESSIMIST.
Nothing to do but work;
Nothing to eat but fond;
Nothing lu Near but clothes
To keep one from going nude.
Nothing to breathe but air.
Quick na a flash   tls gone.
Nowhere to f-iil but off,
Nowiiere to slain! but on.
Nothing to comb but hair;
Nowhere to sleep but In bed;
Nothing to weep but tears;
Nothing to bury but dead.
Nothing 10 sing but songs���
Ah, well. alas, alack!
Nowhere lo go but out;
Nowhere to come but hack.
Nothing to see but sights;
Nothing to quench but thirst;
Nothing   to   have'bui   what   we've
got.
Thus through life we're cursed.
Nothing to strike hut a gab;
I'verything moves that goes.
Nothing at all but common s.-nse
Can ever withstand these woes
-Ben King
BY
C.M.DAKNITZ
RIVERSIDE
PA.
PJI
COt-KUPONDEMX
SOLICITED
[Theae articles and Illustrations must not
be reprinted without special permission.]
DUCK   DOCTRINE.
Wben Mrs. Quack does take a notion to batch sbe nests on tbe ground,
building tbe nest of sticks and leaves,
and wben tbe lining of downy feathers Is finished ber laying la done and
Incubation begins.
Tbe duck, wltb a wild run and creek
to paddle ln. generally bides ber nest
In tbe reeds nnd grasses by the watet
nnd from every dip returns to sprinkle
her eggs with ber feathers���a tip to
you to wet duck eggs under bens or
under artlHclnl Incubation.
You seldom see a pure bred duck
broody  or such a pretty   picture as
Photo by C. M. Barnitz.  '
una. DCc�� OH THI JOB.
"Mother Duck and Her Darlings," for
hatching quacks by machine bus na
ture faked Mrs. Quack out of ber job
and nearly destroyed tbe quack'a ma
ternal Instinct.
It sure Is a slgbt, however, to watcb
a hundred little rubbernecks pusb
their scoops through tbe shell and
waddle into the world. One New York
plant batched .2.1*00 quacks last year
That's going some!
Tbey are easy to raise, but tbe
spongy little waddlers must be handled carefully at tirst, and here's information for the stunt:
Bed brooders with dry sand, keep
temperature at 00 degrees Brat three
days, then 83 degrees. At end of week
drop to 80 degrees, and gradually taper down until at end of two weeks, If
summer, beat may be shut off. Give
water tirst day, and always bave water close to feed, as tbey eat and drink
alternately.     As  ducks  do  not  bave
"ASK   ME   NO   MORE."
ms a
I   A SK me 00 more    The moon may drnn
llie sea.
The cloud  may stoop from  heaven ami
take 111. Kliiipe.
With   fold   to  fold,  of  mountain or of
oa ps.
But.  11  too  fond,   when  have  I answer'd
thee?
Ask me no more
A SK me no more    What answer should
��-��        I give?
I love not hollow cheek or faded eye.
fat, 11 iny friend, 1 ��tu noi nave the*
die!
Ask   me  no  more  lest   I  should   bid  thee
live.
Ask me no more.
A SK   me no more    Thy fate and  min**
**       are sea I'd
I strove against  tbe stream, and all in
vain
Let tbe great river take me to the main
No mure, dear love, for at a touch I yield
Ask me no more
���Alfred Tennyson
RESOLUTION AND REVOLUTION.
VXT'HEN upstanding at the altar.
*��    With .1 voice that kr.ew no falter,
She said  "I  will!"   1  thought her lU'.-i a
pet;
But. alas, tt was a fiction.
For now In contradiction
"I won't!" Is the  mildest answer that I
get I
���14. Touche Hancock.
Photo by C. M. Baniltz.
MOI HI II  DUOK AMD   DAl'.LINOS.
crop like chicken, moist, crumbly
mash Is In order. After tirst day feed
mush made of four parts brun. one
part cornmeal, oue part low grade
Hour, one purt rolled outs, three parts
Hue cut clover, one-half part beef scrap
ami oue part san.l.
Keep before them for three days,
but do not let It sour. After third day
feed four or live times a day on fol
lowing until eight weeks oid: Tluee
parts brgn, one part cornmeal, one
part low grade Hour, one part wheat
tnlds. five parts clover or greens, in
per i;eiit beef scrap and one part sand
At eight weeks to fatten feed font
parts cornmeal. two parts low grade
flour, one part bran. 12 |ier cent beet
scrap nnd one part greens
If mash is mixed with mill; cut out
beef scrap Soak scrap In oold water,
scald lirnu nnd clover unless latter Is
fresh. Keep shell nnd sand before
quacks, reel what tiiey ent up clean
At ten weeks they should be fat for
market. Filth, (lamp, overheat, crowd
Ing, sour feed, sun (flnre. had nlr nnd
fright nre great duck killers
I'or a duck panic at night hang up a
light.	
DON'TS.
Don't narrow down the ration to a
grain or two. Your margin of profit
will be narrow if you do.
Don't use kerosene on a fowl's comb
and wattles It blisters. Tincture of
benzoin for frost bite.
Don't waste. "Waste makes want."
Bow true tbat is In home, in energy,
ln bis. Prodigals of old went to the
boga. and spendthrifts now go to the
dogs.
FINEST HOTEL  IX  AMERICA.
Such It Is Claimed Ts Cliateau Laurier
at Ottawa Now Ready to Be
Opened.
(From The British Columbian.)
The "Chateau Laurier" which will
(be owned and operated 'by the Orand
Trunk Railway system iwaa to 'be formally opened the first of this month.
Thla w'll be, without 'doubt, the finest
hotel on tins continent, not only architecturally, but also In regard to Its
general appointment, a fitting; one to
be the flrst of a string of hotels
which the new transcontinental will
establ'.h from Ci ast to Coast.
Situated ln Major's Hill 'Park, Ottawa, It faces to the West the Parliament Buildings and grounds, to the
north the Ottawa river, and the grand
old Laurentian Hills in the Provn.ince
of Quebec, lt can truly be said that
the location Is unsurpassed on this
continent.
It ls built In the French Chateau
style, in the most a.pproved method of
fireproof construction. The frame of
the .building is steel, the walls are oif
Bedford limestone, surmonnted with
copper roof, and the whole building
presents a majestic as well as picturesque- appearance from every viewpoint. The possession of such a structure mint prove to be, not only a
valualblc asset to the City of Ottawa
but a credit to the Dominion ot Canada.
The hotel will contain, ir. addition
to Its regular dining room and cafe,
a Ladles' dining room, banquet room,
ballroom, a state suite, and a numlber
of private dining rooms, as well as
three hundred and fifty bedrooms
with two hundred and sixty-two private bathrooms. Each bedroom will
have a front outlook, for there is no
���courtyard to this hotel, and upon
three sides it fronts the beautiful
Ms. .r's HUI, government park.
Every feature of drainage, heating,
ventilation, lighting and cooking arrangements have received the most
detailed consideration, and will 'be of
the most modern form and appointment.
Besides the ordinary entrance to
the "Chateau" from the street, It will
tie connected with the Grand TrurJk
Railway's new Central Union Passenger station *y a private  passageway.
Mr. F. W. Bergman, the newly appointed manager, has had a wide
range of experience lm hotel management, iboth abroad and in this country, amd has ibeen selected to make
the "Chateau Laurier" the favorite
hotel in America.
FOR ENTRANCE TO HIGH SCHOOL
VICTORIA, June 5.���Examinations
for entrance to the high school will
be held this year at urban points on
June 26-28 Inclusive, and at rural
points on June 19-.1 inclusive. The
urban points Include all places where
high schools are located. ' The rural
points where pupili may present
themselves are North Derry, Sidney,
Alberni, Bridggeport, Ladner, Maple
Kldge, Mlslson, Prince Rupert, Abbotsford, Belmont, Cloverdale, Agas-
siz, Ashcroft, Arrowhead, Cranbrook,
Fernie, Greenwood and New Denver.
Examinations will also be held at a
iter date at Bella Coola at some
���oint on the Cariboo road, and at
ome point on the west coast.
IGNORED SIGNALS.
A  WOMAN'S   PRIVILEGE.
PORTLAND, Ore,, June 5.���'Mlas
Emma Goldman, the noted anarchist
today has changed her mind agair.
and has decided, it is stated to deliver a lecture tonight ln the hall used
by the G.A.R. for its meetings. Dr.
Ben Reitman her manager, stated that
the reason for the change in plana
was that the members of the G.A.R.
annoyed the caretaker of the hall by
protests against allowing Miss Goldman to speak In the building.
Unknown Vessel Was    Near   Titanic
When Slip Sank���I.miiuy Before
Lord Mersey.
I-OiN'DiON; June 4.���The story of the
Titanic disaster and the part he played In It was re-told to the British
court In Inquiry today by J. Bruce Ismay, managing director of the While
Star Line, owners of the lost liner.
Ismay's testimony was practically
the same as that given by him In
Washington before the Senate Titanic
Investigating Committee. Ismay denied that he held financial Interest in
the ship building concern or Hart and
Wolf, of Belfast, builders of the Titanic.
That a vessel was only a few miles
distant from the Titanic on the night
of the sinking was the testimony of
Alfred Crawford, a Titanic steward.
He testified that, acting under orders
of Captain Smith, he rowed toward
an unknown vessel but a few miles
away. The ship, Trawford said, Ignored the Titanic"? distress signals
and steamed away as the row-boat
approached.
Vh
e
*Delta
Uii
imes
EIGHT MEN KILLED
KINGSTON, June 3���Eight men
were killed and six men are In the
General Hospital seriously Injured' as
the result of an accident in a construction camp of the Canadian Northern Railway near Stone's Corners,
Peath road, twenty-five miles from
Kingston, on Saturday afternoon. The
men were working ln a rock cut and
met death as the result of a premature explosion of black powder
used to blast the rock. The eight
men killed, with one exception were
Roumanians.
SUMAS NEWS.
A. W. Stuart has handed over the
Sumas'News to J.   A.   Bates, of the
Fraser Valley  Record    and    J.     B
Brown, of the Huntingdon Star.
Dr. Allen has purchased 22 acres
of land in the Sumas Prairie country.
Though Doc has no Immediate Intention of giving up his practice for the
farm he is making arrangements to
have the property cultivated.
The building of concrete sidewalks
In Sumas is going along with a boom.
All the main streets In the business
section of the town are being completed as rapid'ly as possible and the
majority of the busmese men are not
waiting for the city to take the necessary steps to enforce the improvement, but are going ahead with the
Improvement on their own initiative.
Frank Myers has contracted to
build a residence for E. M. Duncan
of the N.P. Depot. The deal wag arranged through the B. C. Realty Co.
fob ana
Commercial
���Printing
Got 00,000 Volte.
EVERETT, June 6.���Edward Hubbard, lineman for the Puget Sound
Traction, Light and Power Company,
climbed _ tree on Tuesday to saw off
a limb growing to. close to the company's wires. The limb sagged, touched touched the wire, and .0,000 volts
of curernt passed through Hubbard's
body. He fell, unconscious, was
caught by a companion who was held
to the trunk of the tree by a life-belt,
and lowered to the ground. The companion applied "first aid" and Hubbard recovered consciousness. His
hand and foot were painfully burned,
but otherwise he is none the worse for
his experience.
1 IMclan Lumber Co.!
"��'       SmWmWmWmWmWmWLWmWLWmWmWmlmWmWmWKmWSBaaWmm^mm
���?  ���
Can Supply AU Kinds of
Fir, Cedar and
Spruce Lumber
There is 110 reason for any shortage of lumber in the Delta.
PATRONIZE  HOME  INDUSTRIES.
Mills midway between Ladner and Port Guichon.
9
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Billheads
���letterheads
Gnvelop
Season 1912
Thoroughbred Sire "Hawser," 1899, recently Imported from Ireland,  will stand  for the season at Hastings Park, Vancouver.
"Hawser'" Is a bay, 16.1 high, registered under the Department
of   Agriculture   in   Ireland.
He Is a winner under National Hunt Rules and a first prize winner at al| shows exhibited. His stock are all prize winners at different shows ali over Ireland. He combines the best tsaying blood at
the stud. He has proved a fruitful and sound breeder. His Sire
"Prince Charles" by "Pride of Prussia," and Dam "Revenue Cutter"'
by "Gunboat." Gunboat by "Sir Hercules." "Hawser" is only three
generations descended from the famous "Sir Hercules."
Every care taken, but owner not respons-
Fee of $40.00 charged.
Ible for accidents.
ADDRESS
ARTHUR DOYLE
113 Bank of Ottawa Building
Vancouver, B. C.
es
Business
Cards
falls of
J^are
Shipping
Uaga
Visiting
Card*
Wedding
Jinnounce-
ments
Tffemorial
Cards
Celt and See Samples
i
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Saturday frotn Mi* T__*��
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