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Volume 7
$1.00 A YEAR.
Council Would Ascertain Cost of Laying Down Kock from Govern,
ment Crusher.
Form Athletic Club nnd Elect Offleers
i���Equipment to lie Purchased
Soon aa Possible.
The    Ini'tlal    meeting   of   the   1912 I    For the 'benefit ot the ytounig men
Delta municipal  council waa held on   oi Ladner,  an  Athletic Club "nas or-
Monday last, and  true m-mlbers were ; gianized under the naime ocf the Lad
all duly sworn In.    A lengthy eeselon ! nor A.h'l-tic Club.
loltcuwert, .In  whklh pltans for the ensuing  year were freely  discussed.
The meeting was hell in the Town
Hall   and   about   thirty-five     of     the
For 'finance, road, dyke and health '/aun�� me" <*f tho dlsra*ct wo**- ���Pres*
,__.���_,,      ent   and   (ximiple-e   organization   was
_om*mittees the   Keeve  appointed   th* ' efteotea   with   the   .cO-OW-oK  officers:
whole     council  as  cormlmiittees     with   Pre8Wenti   E.  T.   r^utf**;   vlce-presi-
h.lmself as chairman  oi eaoh.
The Bottird of License CommisMon-
ers appointed wus: Reeeve, Oliver,
Councillor-s Kirkland and Benson,
Messrs. J. B. Burr, J.P., Jno. McKee,  J.P.
The road situation occupied a
prominent part In the del-bertallons of
��he day, and  the council waa
,dent, Frank Simpson; financial secre-
Itary, 11. A. McDonald; oorr_��pond!ror
'secretary, Felix Jordan; cuetiodlan,
Thos.  Jordan.
It    iwas    dd.'lded   to   apply   to   the
council for use of the town hall as a
gymnasium,    and    to    proceed    with
_ __   the   puirchas-.lng   of a   full   equipment
unani- 'Just as soon as tihe money is In sight
Story of Capture of Stilwell  Trophy
Recorded���Messrs. Smith and Wade
Guests of Honor
There was an unusual stir in the
vicinity of the Delta hotel, Ladner, on
Monday night, the occasion being a
banquet given under the auspices of
the Delta Board of Trade to Mr.
Asahael Smith, the celebrated potato
so well said by the previous speakers
and he believed the soil of tbe Delta
equal to any under the sun.
"Agriculture In B. C." the next
toast was proposed in an enthusiastic speech by Mr. E. T. Calvert who
began by saying he had a largo sub-
Desire  Amendments to  Municipal  Act
Dealing  With   Aswssmeiit  for
Dyking  Purpose*.
monarch,   who     has     Just    returned j Jeet.    Ho was of opinion with former
froth his triumph  with his able col- | speakers  that  Delta  was  "The  Gar-
mous ln the opinion that rock aiiunt
be used in O-BwT to eel.-ure liorman-
ency in connection with the construction of roads.
{ league Mr. Stuart Wade, whose en-
I tauslasttc efforts as publicity commissioner for B. C, added considerably to che success of the tour over
the line and who deservedly was the
guest of honor with Mr. Smith.
Some little delay waa caused at the
frtart owing to the large number desiring to show their appreciation of
tha men who have done so much to
call the worlds attention to the great
. |club  an   entrance  fee  of   $1.00  with !     ^ "as not unU1 8:45 D* m* that the
to proceed with.    	
It  was declJed  to inaeke a canvass
among tho residents of the town and
district  for funds  for the purpose oef
"���^_��� ","*,"""...-��� n-_-..���,.f_/��   tr.   i-Tito   the required cqui'pemont ami for inal,n- , , . _ _   _.
to The SSmS,  cS��S H/mml [*����  t�� .charge   members  ��f   the | agricultural possibilities of B, C
to the Great Northern  Hallway Com   ,mmmmmm-mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmummmmmmmmmmmmmmm
pany and secure rates on laying rock   ���><-����� ��c per month
Sown  in  the municipality. I    * **   ****   that  ��*���   pr^H,'��|n
A oomn.unlcai.ion was received ����������I *" taken up with considerable
from the B.C. Electric Railway with ���*��*��?* Mf ^ ! 1 �� K
regard to the "proposed extension to healthful and otherwise WgMfiU
connect the -waterworks plant with amusement will ho provided for the
V..1...--L ��- j-cung men of  thc district.    It is ex-
  pected that the hall iwlH be open for
A   temporary   loan   bylaw  received   %*?*��**   on  Tuesday   and  ThursJiay
Ita first reading and  was sealed with   n1"' t9'
the seal of the municipality
the   present   systeim,   which
ferred to 'committee.
f guests numbering some 120 were
seated in the large dining hall and
side room of the hotel.
The chairman, Air. A. Davie, president of the Delta board of Trade,
-ailed upon Rev. Charles Hoyle to
ask a blessing and soon ample justice was being done lo the splendid
repast provided by Ihe host Mr. J.
John-tun. The meal finished the
chairman before beginning tho programme extended in the name of the
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^     Delta  Board  of  Trade  a  very  warm
INDIANAPOLIS,     Jan.     15.^Wlth I welcume not only t0 the dlstlnguish-
! ed guests but to all present.    He then
M.P.I'., addressed to the officers
land members of the Delta Board of
i Trade regretting that legislative
j duties  prevented  his  attendance and
In   response    to    a   oominvunication
from   H.  T.   Thrift,  representing  the
International   Railway  and   Develop- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
i-pr-nt Company, asking when -it would   Ortle   E.   McManlgal,     the     self-con- . . ���   T   M-���K-n
lie convenient for the council to meet   fessed dynamiter, scheduled to testify i re_aa,f,n)f8Sa��e,_I__,n,  .".  .*.;    ,���~Z"
���with   him,   the   clerk  was   instructed   before  the  probers either  late  today   Zle'
to   write   Mr.   Thrift,   asidng   him   to   or tomorrow, the government Investi-
r.att  on  the  council  on  Jan.   27. gallon   into   the   alleged   nation-wido
A   request   from   the   Ladner   Ath-   dynamite 'conspiracies is rapidly draw- I ,
letlc \-wodatlon for the use of the ing to a close. United States District ; ****** ���W* nuccow not only to the
town haTTfor gymnasium purposes Attorney Miller, who Is conducting | meeting but to the splendid enter-
was cheerfully g'nanteJ. the   probe,  announced   today   that  he j Prisc ��t that body.
In connection with the posdtion of expected the investigation would ter-
modtoal health officer, the lelork waa minate soon. Special Government
instructed to call for applications for Agent Oscar Lawler, who conducted
the office. ,tne Investigation In Los Angeles which
The Reeve was authorized to attend resulted In the returning of Indlct-
the sittings ot thc Provincial Lagte- ments a*ai,nst Olaf A. Tveltm'oe, An-
lature, in order to secure, if possible,   ton  Johannsen,   E.   A.  Clancy and J.
E. Munseey, a,nd other union men ,ar-
rived   here   today   from   Washington.
j Lawler conferred with President Taft
I concerning   the  alleged     conspiracies
I while in the National capital.
den of B. C." But must not forget tlivre are other parts of this
great province going to run the Delta hard for first place In the near
future. The government was doing
all It could to open up farm lands in
the valleys of the province and so
soon as facilities of transit were afforded we should have competitors to
the north of us that would make us
Jump to hold our own. He felt we
should be making more out of land
than at present was the case. He
felt the great trouble was that the
farmers of Delta were simply making
a living in the easiest possible way.
We   needed   to   go   in   for   more   in
tense agriculture, those who had ex
perimented   had   found   the   soil   rej I"*1""'  '     '   ���-"������-���--��-������=���   -   '""*'   ~       -
 .   ,_ _. ,..'         **    jment to be made for the  purpose of
The following petition Is in circulation  and   is   being   largely  signed   by
the ratepayers  of the  district:
To His Honor  the Lieutenant-Gover-
May it please your honor, the prayer
of the undersigned land owners In
the Municipality of Delta sh-wcth that
they are the owners of lands within
the area affected by the dyking
scheme of eighteen tin aired and nine-
ty-live (1895).
And further, that eightnon years'
oxperloricfl ;h)as shown that the proportion of benefit dcri.-ed by the different lots within the dyking area
���has not been as anticipated, and that
very lar^e amounts of money have
been borrowed from time to time for
the purpose of maintaining the dy-ies,
and furthermore as the law now
stands at present the cost ocf -maintenance mutrt be levied in proportion
to the  original  assessment;
And still further, that this provision of the Haw -works a great Injustice upon many of the property
Therefore, we pray -Wat yo-u will
promote the passage of and by Legislature of amendments to tho Municipal  Act,  authorizing  a  new  assess-
Annual Banquet of A.o.r.w. H��'W ���"��
Delta Hotel Dining Kooin���New
Officers Installed.
spond in a wonderful way. It was
not a fair deal that land worth >3*00
per acre should be let out to Chinamen for S40 per acre ploughed an I
then for them to make It yield the
remarkable returns which it was
known tn do. "White men should
do that work," said the speaker,
which statement was much applauded.
Mr. John Guichon upheld as the;
greatest of all callings that of cultivation  of  the soil and  the  winning
maintenance and that any new assessment so made shall be on the
basis of benefit received as it appears
at the time the assessment is made
and that such assessment may 'be
made in respect to th�� cost ocf main-
tcniince during three years last past
as well as to the future.
And  your   petitioners  will   in   duty
'bound  ever pray.
of   the   silver   cup   by   Mr.     Asahuel | ApKonUon  of   Hussla   for   Peiuilssion
Smith was a victory for B. C.  which | to incr,.^_^ Export of Sugar
amendments to the Municipal Act, in
oonneotkon with lighting and waterworks matters.
X*Mlncr Artists Will  Put on  Comedy
Drama "TIh> Squire's" Daughter"
���Good Time Aseured.
VICTORIA.   B.C.,  Jan.   17.���At  the
I forthcoming   meeting  af   the  Provln-
"The Staulre's Daughter" Is the title   elal   Agricultural    F*airs    Association.
-1 ne ^"'"a L'auK'  ���;'-,,! the   me-rtboTS   of   that   body   will   be
of a comedy drama which the Dadner , ���*
u       *-�����������<=>�� _-_.���    asked by the aifnlip.tcd Vancouver Ex-
AmateiiT   Dramatic   Club   will   repro- ' ...
7 \.\,    ,  ,    ������,,    _ _.,!,-.,_ __,_   i hibition Ansae ot on to endorse a reso-
duce   n MdNee y s Hall on Friday eve-    ^
nlng,   Jan.   26.    The  following  Is  the
Squire Hawkins
lution   asking   the   provincial  geivern-
ment  to  irtor-ase   the  total  grant  to
C   O  Lambert jthe   v"a-riou'"   British    Columbia    fairs
Member of Congress.
enjoying   public   aid   In   their  e-nter-
Joslah Brown...  .B. H. Weare  Prl9e8   to   *'00,000   for  the oncoming
From tho Country. I Tear.
Albert Reade IE. F. Douglas
Not Beyond Redemption.
Fred  Dudley G. J.  Kllpin
A Lawyer.
Francois V.  Taylor
A  Descendant of   Napoleon
VICTORIA. B.C., Jan. 17.���Bergt.-
Major C. G. Wheeler, of Grand Forks,
Is   vls-itlng   Victoria  for   the   purpose
Hawkins Miss  F.  Lord   of presenting to the military authori-
The  Heiul   of the  Family. ;Llos Pctltlo,ns  In   connection with  the
Stella Brown Miss E. Rich   runtcmplated e-f-tabllshmcnt of a com
Able   to   take  care  of  herself.
Lllla Hawkins Miss C, 6, I-ambert
The Squire's Daughter.
The drama consists of three acts
ami tlvi' scenes, nnd iiromlses to be
excruciatingly funny. The participants in the play arc none of them
novice* on the amateur dramatic tsage
and there will doubtless be a full
pany  of militia at  his  place  of residence.
The annual at h<~*m.e and church
reunion of tihe Ladni'r BaiiUst church
was helcl on v***8drte__fcy niffht at the
home' of Rev. D. H. Hlunden. The
membership of the church w*as we'll
repre!-'! iitecl unci till together "tit 'down
to a very tasty luiintui't. The luisi-
ne��s of the evening was l.hein vni���ee.l-
<d wllh u.nd reiportis of a m��w*t encouraging eli-irai-ler wen- received t'rcvm
tho dlt'ferent ile|nirt'.iiic.nts c��r the
cliuirnh's   ac-tlvities.
The lliuinelal stat��'mcnt by Mr.
Handford Lewis, the treasurer, showed a splendid Incrmsc during the i>a-"t
three nuenths, and the'imisslon offering was the' largest tbe <-liiireh WW"
<Ver   mii'de.
The reports ifrem the. Ladies' Aid,
MIks1ii.ii Circle an.l Sunday school
were of an equally patlnfaetory oi_Btr-
The oflleers fur the ensuing year
were re-electe-d as PollcJWa: Detilons.
Messrs. 11. Lewis nnd P", Land; clerk,
Mrs. D, Black; treasurer, llu.n.llord
Lewis; S.S. Suipt.. Hev. C. R. Hlunden; S.8. see i-elary-treasurer,
Mrs. John S. Crosby, president ol
tho Woman's Democratic Club, New
York City. She has recently been appointed Deputy Sheriff by Sheriff llar-
-_-ger.   "I   will   do   Anything   i  ana
expected   bo   do   In   the   Interests   of
Miss | peace or murallty," phe said, when she
was   appointed.    "I   am   a   suffragist.
The Iirst toast "The King," was
proposed by the chairman and responded to by the whole company
singing the National Anthem.
"The Provincial legislature" was
next on the toast list, proposed by
Mr. H. J. Hutcherson, mentioning in
felicitous terms his warm admiration
for and appreciation of the premier
of B. C, the Hon. Richard McBride
with whom he had often made merry
as a boy and who had a soft corner
ln his heart for the Delta district.
He expected to hear in the near future of a bill being brought before
the Provincial government that would
facilitate tho carrying out of that
desirable project known as the
Heace River Railway, the premier
should certainly be complimented for
his foresight and promptness ln dealing with this matter. Hon. Thomaa
Taylor, the roadmaker and the good
work of the minister of education
were also appreciatively referred to
uy the speaker. Councillor H. D.
Benson, one of the old timers, ln responding called attention to the support given by the government to the
guest of the evening in his worthy
and successful enterprise and referred to the Hon. Mr. Bowser, attorney general, as a hardworking,
clever man. ln a reminiscent speech
Mr. Benson recalled the old days of
di'liculty and traced the work of
nine and energy for 40 years In the
development of what he considered
the grandest province in the world."
Mr. w. 11. Smith in speaking to the
toast remarked that the government
\u Bending an exhibit to New York
to compete for what was virtually the
championship of the world was to be
complimented on selecting tho most
capable men to represent the province in the gentlemen who had returned with all honor und whose
trophy was emblematic of so much to
ilntish Columbia.
Mr. Denuis said he had n��ver been
KUilty    yet    of      making      a   sensible
! spe'eeh and after what  had been said
j would    act   attempt     to   break   hi-"
record so would spin a yarn and sit
; .town.
in tne absence of D. B. Grant,
Councillor A. D. Paterson proposed
the toast of "The Delta Municipality*'
taking the opportunity of thanking
the electors tor sending him to iouii-
eil. He thought it an honor to be a
member ol tho council of the greatest
municipality of the greatest prcivinee
of the grratest hemisphere.
Councillor Wm. Kirkland who
headed the poll on Saturday last In
responding said it was now up to
them to make the municipality sllll
better. He wanted more people, bet-
luitter. We wanted more people, better communication and transportation to the cities and all should put
Shoulder to wheel to secure tram
ear service and generally to develop
this spletiuiu COUiill~y. Tne niuui-
c ipality was young and the principal
produce   markoted   from   it  was   hay
enhanced this calling. He agreed
that we have to tho north of us laiel
that would soon rival the Delta flats
and emphasized what his friend Mr.
Calvert had said regarding awaking
to our opportunities. Dr. deR. Taylor reminded the company that If it
was not for agriculture we should
not be there. He noticed that when
the province decided to send an exhibit to New York they did not select
corn  that  had  ears to  hear. Nor
Not I*"nu-nnln-.Ml.
BBRLl.N", "an. 17.���A conference of
i sugar exporter*/ met yeftfrday at the
offices of the Imperial Treasury and
recommended the rejection of Russia's application to the Brussels Sugar
Convention to be permitted to Increase
her export of sugar westward from
200,000 tons to 600,000 tons.
The government probably will follow  the  experts'  advice,     which   will
The mamlbers of the local ilodge and
a few  visiting brethren  of the A.O.
,l*.W.   'partlplpated   in  a  most enjoy-
lable 1-anquet on Tuesday nlpht. The
banquet Was spread in the dining
room of tho Delta Hotel, in mine host
'J. Johnson's very best style, and
everybody  had  a  lirst-clias_ time.
The position oef 'master of ceremonies was very ably filled by the
secretary of the lodge, Mr. W. Haley,
Wilson, and the following toast list
wais successfully carried out:
The   King.
The Grand Lodge of B.C.; proponed by P.G.M. Bro. W. H. Smith;
respci.neled  to by G.F.   Bro. W. Brett
I     Recitation   by   Dr.   A.  A.  King.
Subordinate   Lodges:     Proposed   by
I Bro.  Hugh  Brawn;   Response,  Bro. A.
| Swan.
Fraternal   Se-cieties   and   their   ob-
Ijeets: Proposed, Bro. VV. Miller; response,   Dr.  A,  A.   King.
Our Visiting Brethren: Proposed,
Bro. J. Gileh'rist; "ri'sfi|.>.rise, Gertanel
Foreman   Bro.  Anderson,  of  Vancou-
; ver.
|     The IjacHes:  Proposed Bro. T. TjJ��1;
! rtHponse,   Bro.   Frank  Smith.
Short a.rl drosses were made by
Rros. William Wallace, W, Pyke, A.
Prior to the banquet, the meimibcTs
assembled   In   the   lodge   room,  when
| the following officers for the ensuing term were duly and formally installed:
I P.M.W . W. C. Pybus; M.W., W.
Miller; Foreman, IT. Brawn; Ove'seer,
A. G. Swan; Guide, W. Wa'lace;
Witebmen. J. Johnson. G. Mustey;
Secretory, W. H. Wilson; Treasurer,
G.  Todd.
did they send ferns which had i mpa'n tne dissolution of the Brussels
tongues to talk but they chose po- IConventton, and Great Erltain has de-
tatoes   which   had   eyes   to   see   and ] clared   her  Intention   of  withdrawing
from It unless the Russian quota had
now the eyes of all the world were
attracted to the fertile lands of this
banner province of Canada. To Mr.
Asahael Smith was due the honor of
being the sole inspirator of the exhibit and it meant something to havo
won such an achievement for the
been Increased.
On November 21 last Sir Edwird
GTey, the British Foreign Minister,
announced in the House of Commons
thnt unless the powers would permit
Russia to export at least 500,000 tons
of sugnr westward the British government had decided to declare It inten-
There   was  a   time   when   potatoes   '.'J*"""."    ._"_-*"'* V *"~~���'~ .*."      . "
'   ,_,-.,._          -������-u i   Hon beyond September, 1913, the earl
produced in Delta .were consider! d
inferior to the Ashcrofts but now the
C. P. R. look to the Delta for best
potatoes to put on their palace cars.
Mr. Inkster spoke as a newcomer
but proud to be present with the potato king of the world.
He spoke as one who had put the
lest date at which she could withdraw.
Tins announcement was made ln consequence of the Increase of th�� price
of sugar in the British Isles.
'l'eil'ONTO. Jan. 17.���Maud Filbert,
possibilities of Delta land to a prac-   an inmate of the Salvation Army re-
tical test In experimental work along   fuge, told Judge Aylesworth yesterday
      ���    "I*",~��,~'l I and grain.    He felt It was up to them
The   pastor  made   a short   nd.lr.-m   but  1   would  arrest  a  �����^f����V^t]ijb ���-,���,- othor thlngs t0 the ftotit be
in which he outlined brlelly the work   as soon as anybody  else,  If  they u��-
of tho past few months, and ex-press-   served  it.    If they  try  breaking wined his Appreciation of the- cordial sup- | dows,   1  shall  pull  them  in
port he bad received  from  the members  of the congregation  and  frlenJs,
end outlined his plans and lio-pes for
the future.
Two new  members were  then voted
lh*.   Dudley   hns  opened  up   profession;-,! offices in town over E. T. Oal-
vvoul4 strongly advocate experiments
iu oilier things. We had proved what
could bo done with potatoes, he believed there were other things In demand which could be as well raised
here as anywhere in the province.
There were some good men here and
nts made had
Into l,h.urch'foi.owsh.|p;and""the.pas-l vert's place of business. Dr. Duiley j ����'",���*snl- ^la^J ffiltolSI
tor told ff other-s who would shortly holds the degree eif BaI-.olor of Medl- ha he Delta��hd w�� g^jHg
f-U���w cine   and   Is  a   graduate   of   the   Lon- j simimes as a garuen io me aujacoiu
Music and  slnelng was  interspersed   don   University,   also   holding   the   de-   eltlea
music ami singing was^ inu rspei �� u Dudlev prac-I     Councillor Handford Lewis a new-
with   the "lnisin(��ss  and   the  company  gree��of M.-i._.o,     it.  iranity prat
adjourned ahortlv after eleven o'clock Used for some time **fter cuemlng to ly elected man, said he was but a
Xr living spent a ve^T pleasant Canada, in New Brunswick, and mon. beginner as a public speaker, but was
f���d pJoflS time togethe-*. I recently at the  Britannia mines. | heartily in accord with what had been
several lines and was in harmony
with the speakers of the evening in
the latent potentialities of tht soil.
An Interesting feature of the evening then took place being the presentation of an illuminated address
on parchment whieh was read by tho
Hon. Sec. W. H. Wilson an.l was as
To Asahael Smith Esq., from the
Delta Board of Trade.
Greeting:���We wish on this the
first convenient occasion after your
return from the signal victories in the
east and the capture of the Stlllwell
trophy at Madison Square Gardens,
New York, N. Y., for the best exhibit of potatoes grown on the continent of North America, to welcome
you and y.nir Colleague back to
British Columbia and your home in
the lower Fra-ier valley; and we beg
you tO accept this address together
with a Charm commemorative of your
success us a token of the esteem ln
which you are hold by your townsmen anil of the Splendid work you
Bave accomplished In bringing British Columbia before the eyes of the
(��Sgd.) A.    DAV IF.
Vice  l'residenl,
^^^^^^^^^[ll.   WILSON,
Secretary Treas.
The charm presented with lhe address was of solid gold and of chaste
design being In the form of a medallion with engraving on front: "Pre-
rented to Asalmi'l Smith by Delta
Hoard of Trade.1 Otl the reverse
side: "In honor Of L. C. winning the
Stlllwell Trophy at New York City."
President A. Davie made the presentation in a few well chosen remarks and Mr. Smith replied thanking ibe Hoard of Trade for Ihe honor they had conferred upon himself
and colleague to whose ability he was
much Indebted from first to lost. He
hnd from the Initiatory stages the
utmost confidence In his exhibit and
In the possibilities of B. O. Thanks
were due to the government for the
genorous help they had rendered. He .
was sorry he was unablo to show
(hem the actual trophy Won but
there   were  photographs  around   the
morning she had accldently smothered
her nine months' old baby while
asleep. Last night she confessed that
she deliberately smothered her baby
bec-Juse it Cried.     Wa is Is jail.
Hon.   W.  T.  White's  Interest  in  Pro-
ikwc-j Transcontinental
Mr. Alevander Lucas, M.P.P., who
succeeded Premier McBride in the
I provincial representation of Yale district, at a Yaile meeting, told interestingly of his recent visit to Ottawa and
���bis Interview with Hon. W. T. White,
.the minister of finance, In company
| with the minister of agriculture, Hon.
I Martin Burrell.
Hon. Mr. White Is enthusiastic for
a "Great White Way," as he terms the
proposed trunk highway across Canada from sea to sea, and Is disposed
to go far in tncouragment and assistance of the project, which It is "up
to the provicnial governments" to
carry through in detail. He also In
the course of Mr. Lucas' Interview
frankly acknowledged a debt from the
Dominion to this province. One of
j the articles of the confederation com-
t pact was an undertaking by the Dominion to construct and maintain a
wagon road across this province from
east to west. This promise has never
yet been redeemed, and It is agreed
that the Pacillc province is now assuredly entitled to a substantia! equivalent.
Another interesting statement made
; hy  Hon.  Mr.  White   was  to  the effect
! that   the  C.P.R.   had   acknowledged
| liability  and   had   begun   paying   for
the   destruction   of   parts   of   the   old
Yale-Cariboo road.
j     On  the subject of the inter-provln-
Iclai  automobile  road.  Mr.  Lucas  outlines a  plan  which  he  hopes and  be-
j lleves will be adopted in the not very
! far away  future.       Ho  considers  the
; route   from    Hope   by   way   of   Silver
I Creek, the Skagit and Roche River to
.be virtually decided  upon, list he also
regards an   alternative   route  as   imperative,  by  way of the FraF.er river,
tho Thompson,  and  either  the  Nicola
���or    the    Okanagan   valley,   connection
hvi",1*   made  at   Hope   by   a  bridge   or
by   a   ferry   capable   of   transporting
motor cars.
Such   '. road would provide a connecting link or Importance with  the
road   from   Asheroit   to   the   northern
31r John    M.  Gibson,    Lieutenant-
room an.l he had with him the blue | Governor  of  Ontario  who  shared   in
the   New  Year's   honors,   receiving  a
(iCIontlnued on Third Page.)
B.   0,   B,   It.   FRANCHISE.
Point  G*f-J  Coun. II  to   Meet   B.C.B.R.
-liiuu��ci' Relative to 'Transportation Situation.
VANCOUVER, Jan. 1G��� The new
Point Grey council is losing no time
In dealing with the transportation
question. Arrangements have already
been made with the li. C. Hleotrlc for
a conference tomorrow    morning at
[ 9..10 o'clock. Reeve Harvey, when
Interviewed yesterday, refused to dto-
cuss the question in any of Its phases,
��� bm  it is understood  thai  Mr.   B,  n.
Sperling, general manager of the
company, will be present at the conference, and ihat an endeavor will
be made to enter Into some agreement
] with the company in regard to trans-
! portation.
Opposed to the granting of the old
franchise, as thc majority of the n.ew
1 council   were,   they   also   realize   that
! the welfare" of the municipality lies
in   their   hands     and      that   udeiiu.it.,
' transportation is essential to the prosperity of tho community. Previous
to the elections a number of different
transportation schemes were suggested, but nn definite proposition
submitted to the council. THE DELTA TIMES
Evidences    of    Expansion���A    Men's
Club tFornied���Election Notes���
Modern Stores.
(From  The   British  Columbian.)
Steveston and district is advancing
rapidly. On every hand one hears
of expansion. Point Grey has had
everything in ite favor, but Richmond
is still keeping to the fore. In the
neighborhood of Woodward's station
and No. 9 road some twelve houses
are already planned for. Worit is to
be started a_. soon as conditions are
flavorable and one to cost $5000 is
already started.
I,n Ste\eston two modern stores are
planned. With stores below and offices above. Within the last month
about nine houses have been built
and completed and many more to follow.
Mr. J. S. Wilson (Red) and family
is back home again after a few
months' absence in Now Westminster;
he still thinks there is no place like
Stoveston. He ls now the proud owner of two valuable ponies purchased
in Vancouver  last week.
Mr.  George  Luaney,  who   has been
visiting his son at Namu, for the past
elx   months,   returned   to   the   Island
last week after a pleasant trip.
Ladies Orange Lodge.
The regular meeting of Queen Mar?
L. O. B. A., No. 99, Steveston, was
held Tuesday. The chief business of
the evening was the initiation of three
conditions a,nd election of officers. As
this prosperous lodge was only organized a few months ago, the 1911
officers were re-elected for the ensuing year. The ladies propose having their first leap year ball ln the
Orange Hall on January 26. The
ladies will ibe charged 75c and the
gentlemen 50c, and any gentleman
crossing the floor without a chaperon will be fined ten cents. The following is a list of officers: W.M., Mrs.
W. E. London; D.M., Mabel Tufnail;
R.S., Winnie Blair; F.S., Annie Mc-
Comnell; Treas., Edith Blair; Chap.,
Mrs. G. H. Hodgson; D. of C, M.
Baxter; 1st Lee, Hilda Tufnail; 2nd
Lee, Mrs. J. Hardle; Guardian, J. B.
McConnell; In. Guard, Mrs. W. Bridge;
Outer Guard, Mr. W. E. London;
Committee Misses E. Crabb, Mrs. J.
Gilmour, Mrs. J. Wilson.
A Men's Club.
Another step forward in Steveston
���the young men of the town for the
last two weeks have been working
quietly but aggressively toward the
formation of a club for the district.
With this object in \'iew they have
secured the Opera House, Steveston,
on a three years' lease. As soon ae
this was accomplished they set out to
gather funds to put the hall ln
thorough repair and were so successful that at the end of the first two
days they had $300 in hand. The
scheme is being supported by all the
Tesldents and and is assured of success. The hall ls being renovated
throughout and new heating arrangements Installed. The gymnasium apparatus, parallel bars, rings and
trapese, are already on hand and as
Boon as the replastering of the walls
Is finished  will  be placed  in  position.
The young men's committee aim at
making their hall one of the most
complete and comfortable building on
the Island. They intend to have
everything ready for their opening
ball on February 2, 1912. Keep this
date open and give them a good reception.
Richmond Election.
Very close was the results of the
voting held Saturday when Henry
Fentiman was elected for Ward three
by the majority of one. It looked
during tbe count as if another election would he necessary as the votes
stood 55 to 65 with one spoiled ballot���and lt was not until the ballots
on the by-laws were counted that the
deciding ballot was found in the same
box, which decided who was to be
waTd three representative. In ward
five S. Shepherd was the victor over
S.  Mitchell  with a majority of seven.
When the result was declared at
ward three Reeve Bridge who was
present made a few remarks and assured the electors of Steveston (or
���ward 3) that they would get their
chare of roads and water Improvements to be carried out in the municipality.
15.���On Sunday evening at about 6
o'clock a/i unknown man was run
down by a C. P. R. train and killed
near Port Haney. The train was
stopped and the body was placed on
board and brought to this city. Both
of the man's legs weTe broken and
the body was badly mangled. He
was walking along the track when he
woe struck by the train. Coroner
Plttendrigh arrived here from New
Westminster, but postponed the Inquest, and the body wae taken to
���Port Haney for identification. The
man was about forty-five years of
age and of stout 'build.
BOSTON, Jan. 18.���The Rev. C. V.
T. Riehesn's counsel have abandoned
hope of clemency for the condemned
minister, self-confessed murderer of
his discarded sweetheart, Avis idnnell,
as a result of the governor urging the
executive council to refuse commutation to Silas Phel.ps who was executed
last week for the murder of Sheriff
Hasklns. Gov. Foss found that seven
ef the nine members of the council believed in enforcing the electrocution
law, as long as it remains on the statutes, and thousands of letters urging
the execution of Richeson have been
received by Gov. Foss. Richeson's attorneys admit that public sentiment
against Richeson is too strong. They
now fear he will pay the extreme penalty for his crime.
SMIohs Gun
A Complete and Correct List of Prize
Winners at Langley Poultry  Show.
MILNER,  Jan.  8���A complete and
correct  list  of   prize   winners  of  the
first  annual  show    held    under the
1 auspices of  the Langley  Poultry Association at Moirrdyville on 12, 13, 14
, ultomo,   has   been   compiled   by   the
i secretary,   W.   R.   George,   and   is  as
Barred Rock���Cock;   1, Wm. Hea-
| ton.    Hen:  1,  Wm. Heaton;  2 and 3,
Robert Wilson.     Cockerel:   1,  Robert
i Wilson;   2,   Win.   McColm.     Pullet,   1,
,2, 3, 4, Robert Wilson.    Breeding Pen:
3,  W. 1.'. Taylor;  3, Mr. O. B. Reid.
White Rocks���Cock: 1, Wm. Ilea-
| ton; 2, C. R. Wooldridge; 3, Win.
Walker. Hen: 1, C. R. Woldridge; 2,
and 3, Wm. Heaton. Cockerel: 1,
Wm. Heaton; 2 and 3, Campbell and
Sharralt. Pullet: 1 and 3, W. llea-
|ton;  2, Campbell and Shurratt.
Buff Rock���Cock: 1, W. Heaton.
I Hen: 1, 2 and 3, W. Heaton.
Silver Laced Wyandottes���Cock:  2,
' W.   Heaton.       Hen:     3,   W.     Hcto'n.
Pullet;  2 and 3, W. Walker.
Golden  Luced     Wyandottes.���Cock:
1, R. C. McDiarmid; 2, W. Heaton.
Hen: 2 and 3, R. C. McDiarmid; 4,
W. Heaton.
Golden Laced Wyandotte���Cock:
erel: 1, 2, 3 and 4. Rev. C. McDiarmid. Pullet: 2, 3 and 4, Rev. C. Mc-
White Wyandotte���Cock: 1, C. R.
Wooldridge. Hen: 1, W. Walker; 2,
C. Von MacKinnon; 3, C. R. Wooldridge. Pullet: 1, W. Walker; 2, C.
R. Wooldiidge; 3, W. Heaton. Breeding Pen:  2, Mrs. W. F. Taylor.
Partridge Wyandotte���Hen: 1, 2
and 3, W. Heaton. Pullet: 2, Wm.
Black Wyandotte���Hen: 1, W. A.
R. Atsberry.
Rhode Island Red, S C���Cock: 1,
Robert Wilson. Cockerel: 1, Robert
Wilson; 2, G. Matherson. Pullet: 2,
Mrs. Niven;  3, Robert Wilson.
Rhode Island Red, S C���Cock: 2,
J. Boothroyd. Hen: 3, J. Boothroyd.
Pullet:  3, J. Boothroyd.
Brown Leghorn���Cock: 1, J. A.
Johnston; 2, J. A. Jonnston. Hen: 1
and 2, J. A. Johnston. Cockerel: 1
and 2, J. A. Johnston. Pullet: 1, C.
W. Robbins; 2 and 3, J. A. Johnston.
Breeding Pen:   1,  J. A.  Johnston.
White Leghorn, S p���Cock: 1, E"
Raynuor; 2, C. R. Wooldridge; 3, L.
Miller. Hen: 1, J. Rankin; 2, L. Miller; 3, O. B. Reid. Cockerel: 1, E.
A. Orr; 2, J. Rankin; 3, C. R. Wooldridge; 4, A. J. Johnston. Pullet: 1,
Campbell and Sharratt; 2, J. Rankin;
3, L. Miller; 4, J. Rankin. Breeding
Pen: 1, J. A. Johnston; 2 and 3, J.
Buff Leghorn���Cock: 2, G. Rout-
ley. Hen: 1 and 2, G. Routley. Cockerel:   2,  James Allen.    Pullet:  1  and
2, G. houtley.
Leghorn, any other variety���Cock:
2, C. R. Wooldridge; 3, G. Routley.
Hen: 1, C. R. Wooldridge; 2 and 3,
G. Routley.
B lack Minorca���Cock: 3, C Jack.
Hen: 2 and 3, C. R. Wooldridge.
Cockerel:  2, R. J. Mcintosh.    Pullet:
2, Mrs. W. F. Taylor; 3, R. J. Mcintosh.
White Minorca���Hen: 2, Mrs.
Auconas���Cock: 3, F. P. Hearns
& Son. Hen: 1, F. P. Hearns & Son.
Cockerel: 1, F. P. Hearns & Son; 2,
M. Malcolm; 3, G. Routley. Pullet:
1, G. Routley; 2, F. R. Hearns & Son;
3, M. Malcolm.
Buff Orpington���Hen: 1, C. W.
Robbins; 2 and 3, Wm. Heaton. Cockerel: 1, C. W. Robbins; 2, W. C. Hay-
ward. Pullet: 1, W. C. Hayward; 2,
Wm. Heaton; 3. M. Malcolm; 4, C.
W. Robbins. Breeding Pen: 1, W. C.
Black Orpington���Hen: 1, and 2,
W. Walker. Cockerel: 2, W. Walker;
3, C. R. Wooldridge. Pullet: 1, C. R.
White Orpington���Cock: 3, Wm.
Heaton. Hen: 1 nd 2, C. R. Wooldridge; 3. Wm. Heaton. Cockerel: 3,
W. Walker. Pullet: 2, W. C. Hayward;   3,  C.  R.  Wooldridge.
Spangled Hamburgs���Hen: 3, Wm.
Heaton. Cockerel: 2, G. Graham; 3",
W. Heaton. Pullet: 1, G. Graham;
2 and 3, W. Heaton.
Light Brahmas���Cock: 3, C. R.
Wooldridge. Hen: 2 and 3, C. R.
White Cochins���Cockerel: 2, Wm.
Heaton.    Pullet:  2 and 3. W. Heaton.
White Langshans���Cock: 3, W. A.
A. Astbury.    Cock:  3, W. Heaton.
Houdans���Pullet:   3,  Wm.  Heaton.
Geese���Old ganders: 1, G. S. Matheson; 2, Mrs. S. Spiers. Old geese:
I, Mrs. S. Spiers. Young gander: 1,
Wm. McCohn. Young goose: 1, G.
S. Matheson;  2, W. McCohn.
Ducks, Indian Runner���Old drakes,
old duck, young drake, and young
duck, 1, James Allen.
Pekin Ducks���Old drake: 1, Wm.
Heaton; 2, C. V. MacKensen, Old
duck: 1 and 2, Wm. Heaton. Young
drake: 1, Wm. Heaton; 2, Mrs. Alex.
Smith. Young duck: 1 and 2, Wm.
Rabbits���Best pair: James Allen.
Dressed Poultry���1, Mrs. W. F.
Eggs���Brown: 1, Mrs. W. F. Taylor; 2, E. Rayner. White: 1 and 2,
James  Rankin.
Special Prizes.
The T. H. Smith special for best
pair of dressed fowl, won by Mrs. W.
P. Taylor.
The J. I. Brown special for best
pair of dressed fowl, won by Mrs. W.
F. Taylor.
The Wm. McDonald special for the
Langley exhibitor making most points
in prizes, won by J. A. Johnstone.
Best display of water fowl���Wm.
Best pair in American class���Wm.
Best pair in Mediterranean class���
J. A. Johnstone.
Best pair in English class���C. W.
Best male Barred Rock���Robert
Best female Barred Rock���Wm.
Best male Rock (solid color)���W.
Best female Rock (solid color)���
Wm. Heaton.
Best male Wyandotte, white���C. R.
Best female Wyandotte, white���W.
Best male Wyandotte, laced���Rev.
C. McDiarmid.
Best female Wyandotte, laced���W.
Best male Rhode Island Red���Robert Wilson.
Best female Rhode Island Red���
Mrs. W. F. Taylor.
Best male or female Hamburg���
G, Graham.
Best mule Leghorn, brown���Jno. A.
Best female Leghorn, brown���J. A.
Best male Leghorn, white���E. A.
Best female Leghorn, white���J. A.
Best male Lgehorn, buff���G. Routley.
Best male Minorca���Mrs. W. F.
Best female Minorca���C. R. Wooldridge.
Best male Aucora���F. P. Hearns &
Best female Aucora���G.  Routley.
Best cockerel and two pullets, Aucora���F. P. Hearns & Son.
The W, J. Ker cup for best pen,
won by J. A. Johnstone.
The Langley cup for the best pen
shown by a Langley breeder, won by
J. A. Johnstone.
Vancouver    Commissioners  Interview
Mr. Bowser Regarding Proposed
Clungee���Press  Gallery.
VICTORIA, B.C., Jan. 17.���License
Commissioners Pyke and Patterson
from Vancouver have interviewed the
Attorney-General in reference to
certain proposed changes in the licensing and liquor laws.
Comptroller Baldwin and City Solicitor Hay were aleo on hand to look
after the validating bill. The Vancouver charter amendments have
been formally referred to the committee on private bills and will be dealt
with later In the session.
At the annual meeting of the Press
Gallery, the following officers were
electe": President R. J. Hartley, Victoria Times; vice-president, F. B. Mc-
N'amara, Vancouver Provinlee; secretary R. E. Gosneil. Premier McBride is honorary president and Hon.
Price Ellison and Ilo.n. Dr. Young are-
honorary vice-presidents. It was decided to hold the annual press banquet early in the session.
NORTH SYDNEY, N.S., Jan. 17.���
Reports have reached here of a blizzard in Newfoundland that is said to
be the worst the colony has ever
known In some districts the snow is
35 feet deep. Traffic is at a standstill
and telegraph systems are demoralized. The Anglican Church at Little
River is reported to have been blown
down and a train of five cars blown
from the track.
Fears are entertained here for the
missing Nova Scotia Steel and Coal
Company's steamer Wobun, which
sailed from St. John's, Ntld., last Tuesday. She should have made the trip
in fifty hours.
HALIFAX, Jan. 17���An Intercolonial railway locomotive, on board of
which were nine men, today collided
with the rear of a train of 29 new
cars from the Nova Scotia Car
Works. Of the nine men, seven were
workmen, returning to their homes at
the end of the day. Two were killed
in the collision, Arthur Lilley and
Leo Mullins; James Robieheau of
Moncton  wus seriously  hurt. The
other six men on the engine escaped.
It was caused by the train ahead
slackening its speed when nearlng the
station and the locomotive behind
crashed into it
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17.���Lilian
Pollie, aged 19 and pret'v, will be
married tonight to Joseph Chutuk,
���who Is under sentence to serve two
years in San Quentin for manslaughter. The girl applied for a license
yesterday explaining meanwhile that
if Joe hadn't proposed she w* ul.l
have taken the initiative her-ee'.f.
"When Joe said to me, 'Lllliai, will
you marry me as I stand?' I Did h-m
that I was honored by his proposal.
He struck a man with hie fist be-__se
of an insult and what red blooded
man could do less? We 'ill be
married tonight; then I will wait fer
him to return from Han Qiientm.''
CLOVERDALE, B.C., Jan. 15.���
The outstanding features as the result of the municipal voting on Saturday are the large majority of nearly
three to one that Cloverdale received
over Surrey Centre ln the con'est for
the new municipal hall; the closeness
of the vote for Dinsmore, Johnson
and Thrift a* school trustees, and the
overwhelming majority received by
J. E. Murphy over his opponent hot
councillor ln Ward 2. The official
figures for the plebiscite for the new
municipal hall: Cloverdale, 308; Surrey Centre, 109-
VICTORIA, B.C., Jan. 17.���Mr.
Robert Kinnear was the victim Tif Q
nasty accident while out with some
friends on Shale Island near Sidney
on Sunday. Mr. Kinnear, who had
never handled a gun in his life, was
given one to hold while a photograph
was being taken, and accidentally
must have pulled the trigger, as the
charge went off and shattered his
foot, blowing off 2 of his toes. Ills
injuries were temporarily treated on
the spot and on ihs return to Victoria
by train he was taken to the St.
Joseph's hospital where an operation
was performed. A second operation
was found necessary yesterday, but
the patient is now going on  well.
Bird's eye view of the City of Ta briz,   where  the  Russian  Cossacks  ra  n   riot.     massaerelng
hanging the loaders in  the public stieets,
Persians     ami
lurmiby's 1911 Reeve Is Retained for
Another Term���Kind Words for
(From  The  British  Columbian.)
Sustaining a progressive administration devoted to the upbuilding of
the municipality, Reeve J. W. W'eart
closed the Burnaby election at a little
before midnight on Saturday by
���eadiug the completed returns; expressing his thanks to the ratepayers
and eulogizing John Rumble and T.
D. Coldicott, his defeated opponents.
He said they had been the most active, competent and earnest mem. ��� rs
of last year's council ard he greatly
regretted their temporary retirement
from public life. Then he expressed
the hope that they would "come
back'' next year.
Although it had been predicted
early in the day that Reeve Weart
would be re-elected, the vote he polled caused considerable surprise and
a great deal of s itisfaction. His majority was 117. He received 537 votes
out of 1)4 7. Mr. Rumble polled 229
votes and Mr. Coldicott 187.
The new council will be composed
of D. C. MacGregor, F. A. Britton, W.
H. Madill, H. J. McKee, W. A. MacDonald and T. W. Mayne.
D. C. Patterson, T. Saunderson and
T. P. Morrison were elected *~ehool
The surprise of the election was the
defeat of Councillor Stride who had
served faithfully as a councillor of
Burnaby for 18 years. The re-election
of School Trustee Morrison, which
was in doubt for sometime as the returns from Ward 3, were late. Caused
more satisfaction than possibly any
otheT result with the exception of the
success  of   Reeve  Weart.
Tn detail the results were is follows:
Ward 1���D. C. MacGregor, 66; W.
Bevan, 45;  O. Deckert, 32.
Ward 2��� F. M. Britton, 116; E.
Waird 3���W. H. Madill, 112- E. W.
Peck 56.
Ward 4���II. J. McKee, 64; F. W.
Frau Vel,  6 3.
Ward 5���A. MacDonald. no opposition.
Ward 6���T. W. Mayne, 99; W. F.
Silver,  56:  C. F. Chaffey,  45.
For school trustees, three to be
elected���D. C. Patterson, 4 56; T.
Saunderson, 459; T. T. Morrison, 377;
H. J. Whittaker, 375; W. Nowsome,
Waterworks By-law���For, 230;
against, 26; majority for, 67.
Roads By-law���For, 227; against,
22;  majority for,  80.
Sidewalks By-law ��� For, 228;
against 27; majority for, 75.
The by-law authorizing the council to purchase $60,000 of the stock
of the Burrard Inlet Tunel and Bridge
Company was passed as were also the
plebiscite relating to a commission
form of government and the abolition
of the  present  ward system.
Reports Show Business of the Province of  British  Columbia  Is
VICTORIA. Jan. 13���Public accounts for the last completed flsca'
year, which were presented to the
Provincial Legislature by Finance
Minister Ellison, show In unchallengeable terms the satisfactory condition
Of the country's business and Its sub-
Btantlal growth during the twelve
months under review. An Increase in
rfevenue over that of the last preoed-
ing year of $1,618,150.33 ls recorded,
��;hile the increase in th> aggregate of
public expenditures, keeping pace
sympathetically with the growth and
development of the province, amounted to $1,811,809.68, the grand totals
for the contrasted periods being:
Net revenue. 1909-10, $8,874.94;
1910-11   $10,492,892.27.
Net expenditures. 1909-10. $6,382,-
993.27;  1910-11  $8,194,802.95.
At the close of the fiscal year. 31st
of March last, the balance sheet of
the province showed a total of provincial assets over all other obligations and liabilities of $1,497,694.35,
with a cash balance ln the banks and
in the treasury (inclusive of the gold
bar deposit of $511.18 with the Canadian Bank of Commerce and various sums In cash ln the hands of district agents aggregating '."69,388,71)
of no less an amount than $8,744.-
Analysis of the several sources of
provincial income producing the general increase of slightly better than
eighteen per cent. In revenue indicates
development and expansion in all departments proportionally well maintained, for while land sales constitute
a notable exception in showing a decrease for the year from $2,618,188,75
to $2,431,231.36. this ls almost offset
by the one related item of land revenue, leaping within the year from
$175,778.11   tO  $321,586.98.
Expenditures   throughout   thr. year
have been chiefly upon public works
of a permanent and reproductive
character, which remain as substantial assets of the province.
Captain Plttendrigh to Leave Active
Service After Long and Honorable Career.
Tidings have been received that
Captain Plttendrigh, who has held the
office of Stipendiary Magistrate in
this district for over twenty-five
years, Is to be retired on pension at
the end of the present month, and
that Mr. J. Stllwell Clute has been
suggested as his successor in the offices of Stipendiary Magistrate and
judge of the petty debts court. The
namo of the gentleman to succeed
the caplain as coroner has not yet
been made public.
Captain Plttendrigh has reached
the advanced age of 84 years and his
mental faculties are just as clear as
they   were   forty   years  ago. The
only way In whieh his great age
seems to affect him is that he Is not
quite so nimble on his feet as he used
to be.
Captain Pittendrigh has always
been a power in the department of
justice and in the early days sat in
various courts nil through the
Fraser valley. He was severe with
nil wilful wrong-doers, nnd was generally feared by men of that stamp.
The captain, who Is an Englishman
by birth and a veteran of the Crimean
war, came to the coast ln the year
1874 an.l was for a time thereafter
farming ln the Pitt meadows district.
He Is receiving the congratulations
of his friends on being relieved from
active service.
���s GRAY  DEAR.
Well   Known   leading  Citizen   i-   Bereaved of IIIk Wife���Suffered
Long nines-.
(From the British Columbian.)
The death occurred on Sunday
morning at the family residence, Second street, of Mrs. A. W. Gray, wife
of Alderman Gray, at the age of 31
years. For the past eighteen monthH
Mrs. Gray has been suffering from a
dangerous malady, and little hope of
her ultimate recovery was held out by
the various doctors under whose rare
she has been during that time, but
the unexpected suddenness wlch
which death came may be gauged hy
tho fact that only a few days ago
she was out and about, apparently
as well as usual.
Mrs. Gray was a daughter of Mr.
II. A. Jon-s, a well known real estate
broker of Vancouver, and was born
In Ohio, coming to this coast about
twenty-three years ago, where she
was married to Mr. Gray In 1899.
She leaves no children, other than
an adopted son. The sincere condolence of the entire community will
be extended to Alderman Gray in
his bereavement.
Mrs.. Gray was a member of St.
Andrew's Presbyterian church,
where sh*> sang in the choir and was
otherwise active in church work, and
h*��r death is keenly felt by the congregation among whom she was well
known and greatly esteemed.
IBs Honor the Lieutenant-Governor
In Council hns neen pelased to make
the   following  appointments:
To be notaries public and commissioners for taking affidavits within the
province of British Columbia���Hugh
Alexander lleggie, of the city of Vernon, barrister-at-law, and James Edward Beck, of the city of Vancouver,
To be commissioners for taking affidavits within the province of British
Columbia���John Alexander MacTnnes,
of the ctly of Vancouver, barrlster-at-
law, and Donald Smith, of the city of
Vancouver, solicitor.
Donald Wi Ham Frederick McDonald, of the city of Vancouver, barrister-at-law, to be a notary public.
Well Known  Provincial Police Officer
and War Veteran leaves Force���
An  Old Tinier.
(From  The  British  Columbian.)
Senior Provincial Police Constable
Otway Wllkle has resigned, his resignation to take effect at tne end of
the prudent month. With the passing
of Mr. Wllkle from the provincial police office here, three war veterans
will have been retired from there
within tho past two months. Constable George Hutchinson, who ls a
veteran of the Civil War, in the United States, retired from the Provincial
Police force In December last; Btl
pendiary Magistrate Pittendrigh, who
is a veteran of the Crimean war, retirees at the same time that Constable.
Wilkle does. And the latter is a
veteran of the South African war.
For thirty-throe years Mr. Otway
Wllkle has been a resident of British
Columbia, less a year and a month
which he spent In the service of thi
Empire in South Africa durlnp the.
Boer war. He first was a farmer .*���
Langley. Then lie was a survey, p
on the C. P. R., after which he again
tcok up farming and fruit gr_ iving at
Langley. He waj deputy supervisor
In the asylum for seven years, and
then he was Provincial Police Constable at Langley for eight years, anel
for tho same length of time he was
Provincial Police Constable In New
Mr. Wllkie has been aji energe,.'?
and efficient officer and his retirement will  be a distinct    loss    to  the
V-OTOR-A, B.C., Jan. 4.���Dr.
Knight, the chief veterinary of Br tlsh
Columbia Department of Agriculture*.
Is now expected from the Bast an'-
day, ami upon his arrival steps will
be taken for the. immediate constitution of the royal commission on milk
quality and dairy conditions throughout the province. Dr. Knight's fe.-
low commissioners are to be Mr. Coul-
thnrdt, of New Westminster, und the-
secretary of thc provincial health
board,  Dr.  Fagan.
The funeral of the "ate Miss Lillian Whitworth took place on Saturday la��t, Rev. J. J. Hastie ofllclat-
ing. li
There WM a very large attendance
at the serviiee, greatest symiimtihy "ie-
in;,- expressed for the il>ere-av-d po*-
e.ntw,    brothers   and   sisters.     After   B
brief service at the home the funar_l
cortege made Its way to the Bounder)
Bay cemetery, where the reona ui
were laid In their bust resting plact
beside those of her sister, the late
Olive Whitworth, whose death eras
recorded  some seven months ago.
The pall IxMirers were Messrs. R.
Wilson. F. Smith, T. Oliver, H.
Brawn,   W.   Maxwell.   H.   Hear.l
The deceased young lady was in
training no a nurse l,n the Vancouver
General llonpltial, and haul bo< n t.h��v
alKiut a year and a half. She was
sick only for a few hours before her
death, whlelh resulted from heart
There wtas a pleasing array of
choice flowers, which almost covered
the casket. The following Is a partial list c��f thos-e who kindly sent
The family, tho nurses of Vancouver General Hospital, Mr. and Mrs.
Slater, Mr. and Mrs. Brewster and
family, Mrs. L. Guichon and lamlly,
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Ellis, Mrs. Oliver
and family. Mrs. and Misses Lord,
Mr. nnd Mrs. Wm. Pybus, Mr. and
Mrs. E. B. Ladner, Mr. an.l Mrs. S.
W. Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. London, Mr. n.nd Mrs. Geo. She'drike
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Lanning Mr
and Mrs. A. Kershaw, Mrs. Jas.
Storey, Mr. and Mrs F. Cv.'lis, Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Arthur, Mr. ��u_ Mrs.
A. Robert*, Mr. and Mir. Cro oh Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Burr, Mr. end Mis.
Parmlter, Mr. and Mrs. F. Roberts,
Mrs. Jas. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Maiodona'd.  and   others.
VICTORIA, B.C., Jan. 17.���Beforo
Judge I-i.mpman In the county court
on Monday, the formal swearing In
of Mayor Beckwlth and the newly
elected aldermen for the year 1912
was conducted .
��� SATPRTt-AY, JANUARY 20, 1��12.
P. 0. Drawer S.
Phone 2
Delta Hotel
 J. JOHNSON, Prop.	
LADNER,  -   ���   B.C.
All Modern Convencies,  Newly   Furnished.   Well Heated,   Sample  Room
American and European Plan
First Cls*ss Cuisine
Prompt Service
Best Wines, Liquors & Cigars
Rat >vs Reasonable
McNeely Concert and Dance Hall
Nut   and   Lump  Coal   for  Sale
"church notices
Holy Communion, first and third
Sundays at 11 k.m., second and fourth
Sundays at . a.m.; matins, 11 a.m.;
Sunday school at IV a.m.; Evening
Service at 7.30 p.m.; Friday evening,
Litany at 8.30. Rev, C. C. Hoyle,
Church services will be held every j
���'ther Sunday, beginning with Sunday, |
November 14, 1909:    Parochial roast. '
at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 2 p.m.; j
evening devstlon,   S   p.m.;   low mass
the following    Monday,    ��� a.m.    F.
Kientz, D.L, parish priest.
Services next Lord's Day at 11 a.m
���nd 7:30 p.m.; class meeting, after
the morning service every Sunday;
Sabbath school at 2:30 p.m. every
Sunday; prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. Rev. J. H.
Wright, pastor.
St. Andrew's Presbyterian.
Services next Lord's Day at 11 a.sa
and 7.30 p.m.; week night services on
Thursday evening at T.JO o'cloek. Rev
J.  J.   Hastie, mlaUter.
Sabbath service*.���Crescent Island,
I p.m.; Sundayschool, 2 p.m.. Lad-
aer, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday school at 11
a.sa.; prayer meeting on Wednesday
at 7:*0 p.m. Rev. C. R. Blunden,
Stock-Taking  Sale
Keep your eyes open for big
bargains in Boots and Shoes.
Sale will start Jan. 15 and continue till the end of month. This
will be a good chance to fit out
the family at a low figure.
Shoes Rubbers
Custom Work a Specialty
Vhe 7)elta Vi*
$1.00 A YEAR
Delta municipality ls situated at
the mouth of the Fraser river in the
finest agricultural district in Canada.
The chief Interests In the Delta are
farming, dairying, fruit culture, market gardening aud horse breeding.
The shipping facilities by rail and
boat to the markets of British Columbia and the States are unrivalled.
The -iop yield Is the largest per acre
5n Canada, in the year 1909 between
40,000 and 50,000 tons of produce
were raised ln the Delta district.
Along the south' bahU of the Frasejr
river there are sites for all Industries.
Board of Trade ��� President, A.
Davie; Secretary, W. H. Wilson.
Justices of the Peace���H. E. Kittson
H. D. Benson, II. J. Kirkland, Wm.
E. Curtis, J. B. Burr, J. McKee.
Coroner and Health Inspector���Dr.
A. A. Kiag.
School Board���Chairman, S. Wright
Secretary, N. A. McDiarmid.
Farmers' Institute���President. T.
Hume; Secretary,  X.  A.  McDiarmid.
Delta Farmers' Game Protective
Associating���President, John McKee:
t'ecretary, H. J. HutCherion.
Delta Agricultural Society���Presl-
���"erit, H. J. Hutcherson, Secretary, A.
deR. Taylor.
Member of Parliament���J. D. Taylor, New Westminster.
Member of Loca' Legislature���T\ J.
MacKenzie, New Westminster.
Boat Sailings���S.S New Delta,
leaves Ladner every day for Steveston at 8:30 a-m., and 3:30 p.m., connecting with the BCE R. for Vancouver. Returning leaves Steveston
at 9:30 a.m., and 4:30 p.m. S.S.
Transfer leaves for New Westminster dally, except Sundays, at 7 a.m.,
and returning leaves New Westminster at 2 p.m., reaching Ladner at
6:30 p.m.
Railways���Great Northern leaves
Port Guichon Sally for New Westminster and Vancouver at 7 a.m.; returning leaves Vancouver at 2:80 p.m.
reaching Port Guichon about 7.30 p.
Lulu Island Bitincih, G. II. Frainklln,
LOoal Manager; Vancouver to Eburne
���aid Steveston���Oars leave Granville
Street Depot (at north end of bridge
erer FaUee Creek) at 6:30 am. and
hourly until 10:30 p.m. Special car
Cos* Eburne at 0:00 a.m. Cams leave
Bt-Veabon at 6:30 a.m. amd hourly unto 10:30 p.m. Sunday Service���First
dure l-nave oltheer tonmlnus at 8:30 a.m.
Hourly service thereafter until 10:80
p. m.
Post Office���Hours 8 a.m.. to 7 p.m
Mall for Vancouver close at 3 p. m.
For New Westminster and up river
points at 6.30 a.m. Closed all day Sundays.
Municipal Council meets Municipal
Hall, Ladner, on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays ln each month at 2 p. m.
Following are the members of the
Reeve���Jo'in Oliver.
Councillor!/���C. Brown. H. D. Ben-
sen, W. A. Kirkland, W. Pybus, P.
Via Steveston and
Dally���In Effect October 1.
Leave Steveston���9.30 a.m.; 4.30 p,m.
Leave   Ladner���8.30   a.m.;   3.39   p.m
Incorporated 1910.
We are prepared to Install single
line or party line phones a�� short notice. Long distance In connection with
jur service.    Apply to
A.  DeR. TAYLOR,  Sec.
Mr. and Mrs. I. Wnit'worth and
family wish to tha,nk their many
friends fur sympathy express..d in
connection with the death oi their
late daughter Lily. The kindly words
and acts will always be gratefully
The wedding of ML-*s Jennie Mont-
gumery anil Mr. Thomas Gordon
Myles, of Portland, Ore., was celebrated at the heime e,f the bride. Sea-
view, Delta, on Thursday, January 4,
Rev. J. J. Hastie officiating. The bride
was given away by her father, Mr.
Donald Montgomery, and was sup-
iSA-rte-d by her sister, Miss Kathleen
Montgomery. After the ceremony,
the couple left for their future home
in Oregon.
Comprising kitchen range, heater,
OOOk BtOVe, kite-he ii table and chairs,
bath, wash tubs, set r.f scales, sad
irons,    linoleum,   Japanese   matting,
crockery, glassware, and e'emking utensils, China set of 4 0 pieces, Japanese
China tray anel tea set, se.ving ma-
Ohlne, banging lamps, extension dining table, leather seated dining room
Chairs, nickers, couch, oak china cabinet, lunik case and writing desk,
set of Kiplings works, white enamel
single and double bedsteads, child's
crib, bedroom dresser an.l stand, toilet
ware tablets, carpet sweeper, etc., etc.,
has  received   Instructions   from   Mrs.
Truss   !.'  sell   by  Auction  at  her residence   in   the   village   of  Ladner,   on
Tuesday, January 30, 1912
at   two,
Mineral and
Soda Waters
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer of
ALE and all kinds oi
Your Patronage Solicited
Applications will be received by the
Delia Municipal Council up till noon,
Jan. -7th. fur the. position of Medical
Health   Officer        Applicants   tn  state
salary  required;   -alary  to cover  an
services e-alleei for by Statutes e.f By-
By  order,
���Ladner, Jan. 17th, 1912.
Who resigned the presidency of the
Kingston Locomotive Works, after a
dispute with Aemilius Jarvis, representing the bond-holders, regarding
the passing of a dividend. Mr. Harty
was Commissioner of Public Works in
the late ROSS Liberal Legislature.
Aemilius Jarvis is u prominent Conservative.
(Continuej   from   First  Page.)
ribbon which he handed to the
chairman and whieh was hung on
high eluring the remainder of the
The next item was the toast of
"The Publicity Campaign" proposed
ln a few words by Mr. II. J. Hutcherson and responded to by Rev. .'. Ft,
Blunden and Mr. C. II. Stuart Wade,
The latter gentleman proved himself
an expert in elucidation of this Im-
portant feature e,f provincial tforl .
He looked upon the winning (it the
Stlllwell trophy as a start in making public the unbounded resources
to the- wonderful land. In his judgment there was ne�� part of H. i'.
that could successfully compete- with
tbe- Delta district, He believed thai
there Wire man.' Other pr,nine's
besides potatoes that could win out
in any exhibition in the world, H6
would remind his hearers there were
only two things In the United States
exhibitions* open to the continent,
namely oats and potatoes, and hael
we s.nt oats he was confident from
what he had seen that we could have
won with  them,
it had been said by judges that a
better exhibit could not be 14.1t t"-
gether than the winning potatoes, but
he was satisfied that we could get
together a belter if only we had time.
They must remember only six weeks
was the time they had for preparation. At some length the speaker detailed the-- tour of Mr. Smith and himself pointing out the difficulties they
had to get their exTiibit before the
public of U. S. cities. He then urged
upon the Delta Hoard of Trade to
spare no pains to secure the best
men to serve with them in nut only
the local but the wider interest of the
great and glorious province of which
it was so conspicuous* a part. The
value of good pictures was insisted
upon and the board asked to supply
the government with photographs
not onlv of standing crops and scenery but of the homes of the people
which were always a good indication j
of the prosperity of the community. j
He would like to say a word in praise
of the minister of agriculture, the
Hon. Price Ellison, fur the generous ,
treatment they had received nor was
Mr. Scott, the deputy minister, to ]
be forgotten, for it was at his suggestion the minister had sanctioned
a l&rge expenditure of money to fur-
ther the work they had in hand. In
closing he wished to put in a plea
for concerted action by districts formulating some scheme to be taken
up systematically, persistently and j
with  energy.
Mr E. I". Douglas at this stage was
called upon for a little humor and
with story after story told at the
expense of some one or other of thus?
present, fairly convulsed the company.
"Our Guests' was then proposed by
.Mr. S. \V. Fisher, who in the name
of the Board of Trade reiterated the
welcome given by chairman at the
commencement of the meeting to the
special guests and to all who had
gathered to do them honor. He
wished to say It was not only a peculiar pleasure to welcome Mr. A.
Smith, who as one of themselves,
had done such signal service and met
with such splendie! success, but also
it was a special pleasure to have
with him Mr. Stuart Wade. He
remembered a visit of that gentleman
two years ago when he came to help
them in their work as a new Board
of Trade. The council gave the Interest shown an.l the mastery of detail could be judged from the splendid
address just listened to. On
behalf of the Board ,he would beg
of those who were not already members to come in with them and heip
to keep things moving. He Could
speak for the Board when he said
there was no special interest sought
but the interest of all.
Rev. Chas. C. Hoyle, of the Ladner
Anglican t'hur.-h, followed in response to the toast with a most brilliant address full of wit and humor
alter wishing the health of guests
and thanking the Board of Trade for
kind invitation extended to a poor
county parson, to say a few worels.
He said he considered the people of
the Delta lived in a prosperous community, second to none, superior to
the Greeks, Romans, and all ancient
nations and especially the children of
Israel of whose history we knew so
much. He could prove that the Delta
people were much more highly favored   than  tho  Israelites  of  old,   for  if
I    ...LOCAL ITEMS...    I
Fur  Bale���Mason   *t   Kis.-h   piano;       B.   T,   Qai-veirt   was   in   Vancouver
also baby buggy.    Mrs. Cross.        ������     jthis  week  on   business.
Mrs. Manson of Gulfside, is reported
to be seriouly 111.
The   People's  Trust  Company   has
declared a  dividend   or  12   par cent.
.-���   elans))*' r ... 1-      .11   to   Mr.  and
Mrs, 'V. Pybus on Monday last,
First-clas.i music supplied fur
... . es, banquets, etc. Applj Howard
Bros., Ladner, li'.. "
Miss Elsie Benso,n, who haw been ill
it*,  Burrard Sanitarium In Vanoduver,
improving In Health.
W. Forrest, of Keelly, Douglas & Co.,
\'ai(. ..uver, spent  Wednesda    In L&d-
ner, on business,
MUssee Wilson and L, Lord were
i,n the city on Thursday.
Mr,  and   Mrs.  \\".  Elite will shortly
'celebrate   their  crystal  wedding,
Mrs. Sword, a ...
of Mr. and Mi.. 1..  0     r  1.,-..
ll. x. Ke*lfer, representing the
Northern Kb 1 trie- eV Mfg. Co., Ltd.,
vi-   n town this week on business.
1 *r. .Mii-weli. a veterinary surge-on,
is. in toewn. and is seriously co.nslde-r-
ln      opening   up   a   practise  here.
1'. O. i.ami.'Pt was In Vane mver
toi .1 couple of days Miile wee'k 01
A meeting 04 . 1. in-in! ei- ajid sup-
Ij-jrters of the lieav-er Ian ros -������ club
is < tilled for ne xi Prtld . night in
thv   Board  of Trade rooms,
With Its customer} promptitude the
snow has disappeared from the Delta
"(kits, and In spite of the mud, pedestrians are rejoicing.
Representatives of the Ladner Baptist church attend th-o ordination <>t
Mr. G. H. i"*alh'��un. at Coder Cottage,
on  Monday.
The- stage, which has hitherto been
-Berrying .mail to and from Ladner
and intermediiiate points between Guichon and Ladner, has been taken off
and the mail Is now carried by the
The. Big Sale is drawing to a . osi ;
only one week more, .'"me and secure seime Of these exceptional money
savers; all seasonable, new g ��� ��� Is.
Now is the time to get a new Suit!
LTD. *���
Mr. and Mrs. K. Land's little daugh.
tor was .-. riouslj ill with convulsions
during the pael week, bul Is gaining
' in Feb, 1st. the annual Utll under
the auspices of tin. Delta Farmers*
Institute- will be held in MoNeely's
M se \"i-1 Dockr-H, who has spent
the holidays In Naw WeMmlnater at
lu I- home, has- resumed her pe>sit*ioT,
on the teachers' staff In the Ladner
Reeve    < 'liver    is    in    Victoria   .this
week on business cO-me-obed witih certain   aim. ndments   which   -he   munici-
p&lity de.lres to be made to the muni-
tpal clauses act.
The Sonoma started on the Ladner-
Xew Westminster run on Thursday.
Hhe will leiuive Ihe Braekmnn-Ker
wharf at two o'cloo.k  p.m.   daily, ex-
p' Saturday, when she will leav*e
at   1:30,
II.    J.    Hutcherson    left    this    week
for Victoria and represented th Ita
at gome of th.. agricultural confer-
eri'i s in session there. He also
formed one of the eonvmiittee appointed at the reoent Provincial l.ih-
i-r.il-i 'unserva-tlvi' Assoctetlon convention, to see k e-e-rtain legislation
sought  by  the  convention.
The boys anel trirls of the Raiptist
[Sunday school wore entertained at the
s-ippir at the home of Rev. C. R.
Biu*n.den, em Thursday evening. After
the appetites of Bhe yeiutng folks had
bten satisfied. _. numlber oif games
were-introduc il and an .-njoyaible
time was spent.
Work h_3 commenced on clearing
the debrfa away from the site on
which the M-Lellan Lumber Com-
piny will shortly comlnieriee erectin.e
their new mill. The ! rick worit surrounding the old boilers is being torn
down and it is expe-eted that machinery will shortly be placed in opera-
tioji for Che purpose of sawing the
lumber  for  the   new  mill.
'Ph.. riakland (Ca!.) Tribune oif recent date, e-ontafns a large cut of Mi<*��
Mnier ���{ Snith, and a Haltering refer-
enl e to her performance on the 'cello.
Miss Smith is studying music at Berkley Conservatory of Music, and hor
success is received with a ipoTshnal
sense of gratification by hbr friends
in her home town.
Notice is hereby given thnt 30 days
from thc- first publication of this
notice, the Corporation of Delta will
apply to His Honor the Lleutennnt-
Gnvernor-in-Council for tho approval
of the plans of the Delta Water Works,
and that said plnns are open to pub-
lie inspection at the office of the
Municipal Clerk, during office hours.
Ladner, Jan. 16th, 1M2.
Having purchased tho store and
stock of Mr. J. A. Logan. I respectfully request the patronage of the
pe.iple of Delta and hope by fair
dealing to merit a continuance of the
Yours  truly.
DRESSMAKING.���Apply to Phone
452 till Jan. 27, after that to 417
Oak St., Xew Westminster. Miss R.
Sh.-aring. ..     ,    (J��
Portland, Ore., Jan. 18.���Multnomah club probably will not have any
entrants in the try-outs for the American Olympic team, as a result of the
desertion of Sam Bellah, famous pole-
vaulter, and Forrest Smithson. Olym-
picchampion high hurdler Both have
left the city. Multnomah landed two
world's championships at the London
Oymplc. Bellah, formerly a Stanford
University star, came to Portland last
August. He will affiliate with the
Olympic club of San Francisco before
January 20. Smithson has returned
to Los Angeles and will represent the
Los Angeles Athletic Club ln the try-
outs for the National team.
THE BI<; SALE. To make a fitting
climax, we will offer special bargains
in all lines of Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Clothing, Ladies' Blouses, Underwear, etc.. etc. Shop early in the-
week and you won't he disappointed.
LTD. * ���
I,n connection with the boat and
stage scheme between Ladne-T and
Woodwards a.nd Woodwards and
Eburne, it Is understo.nl that Mr.
Vasey, the promoter of the stage pro-
poeition, has agr.-cd to meet with the
Board of Trade at the next -meeting
to debate the matter. It looks more
than possible���It looks probable���
that not many wee'ns will have passed
before Va.ncouver a,nd New Westminster jump half an hour net-rer to
they would turn to I. Sam. 13:19, they
would find the words "Now there was
no Smith found throughout all the
land of Israel." We had not only "A.
Smith." hut "The Smith." The Rev.
J. J. Hastie followed In a similar vein,
saying he had not only found the
Delta people prosperous but generous
and liberal. He was glad to pay a
tribute to the great Smith family,
who had such a popular representative
as  the1  guest   of  the  evening.
Mr. T. W. Jacobs, Municipal Water
Works Engineer, then proposed the
toast of "Old-timers," asking the -ceim-
pany not to forget what wa.s due to
the pioneers. Much hail been achieved, lnit the foundations were laid by
those who were either gone or were
among the aged with us. Mr. H. D.
Benson, on behalf of the filel-timcrs.
replied. Impressions of the Delta
was called for from Dr. Ottewell,
veterinary, who is looking round with
a view to settlement In the district.
Fre>m all he had seen he was most
favorably impressed and while at that
time of the evening he felt there was
no more to be said, he lookej forward to a great fotirre for the Delta
and  British  Columbia.
"The- '..adies," proposed by Mr. W.
If.   Smith,   and   responded   to  by  Mr.
IKittson, was drank with time-honored
courtesy   and   enthusiasm
"Our   Host."    proposed   by   Mr.   H.
j Mi-Donald  and  replyed   to   by  Mr.  J.
1 Johnston,    was   characteristically   re-
! ceived.
On the motion of Dr. DeR. Taylor,
; the health of the president, Mr. A-
Davie-,   was   drunk   and   at   12:45   the
'gathering broke up after singing God
' Save  the King.
This wa.s by universal consent one
of the. best gatherings of its kinc
ever  held   in  the  municipality of the
I Delta, and its value lay not only In
a fitting tribute to those well deserv-
I Ing  "f  the   honor,   but  in  the  educa-
j tional   feature  of  the  gathering.    Th*
' optimistic outlook by every speaker
will do much to encourage the Boarfi
of Trade and the municipality generally in all efforts to give to Lhis promising country the recognition whicfc
it  certainly  deserves.
It ..as Interesting to discover in s.
conversation whieh your correspondent hail with Mr. A. Smith, that the
bulk of the champion potatoes were
given to feed the poor at St. Pau!..
being handed to the officers of the
Salvation Army and the superintendent of the Orphan Homes of that
NEW X*OH__, Jan IS.���-Weeps, my
dea.h. They've ^"i the h-Ottble skirt
fairly on the hoibble. The Ladies'
Tailors and Dres-miiaK' rs' Association
of America today sounded the hobble's death knell in this uka-se: ."No
hobble skirts; dresses to be smart
must be two and a half yards wide,
three fourths of a yard wider than
the hobble. But they must l"c short
���at least three inches from the
Shilohs Gun
STOW C0UCSS S��S.'3,c,S3
Tljc- much talked of Gaekwaer of Baroda arriving arriving at Delhi railway station to taki part in the Durbar
celebration and ceremonies. He is being met and welcomed in the pi, tur,. by gjv'l .uie! military dignitaries, I'.n-
tlsh and native���a brilliant retinue. The Gaekwar is the gentleman with the white trouseTed lege, the frock 1 al
with the meelals across the breast, and the white turl>an. rather short in stature, and chatting merrily with hi*.
frlends. This was, of course, previous to the Incident which made him famous, tie h.iej not at thts time snub
his Emperor. .___.. mmWUmm _.	 'THE DELTA TIMES
SATl'RUAY, JANUARY 20, 1912.
those ii Japanese.
VANCO.   \ I.K,      Wash.,   Jan.      IS��� x
Given a Choice between a  white man
and  a  Jn    inese   tor  a   husband,   Mrs.
Georglam    Dalclnl,   divorcee,     chose I
the Orion  il, travelled with him from j
Sonoma,     alif.,   the ir  home,   married
him here and today is speeding Call-
tiirniaw ar..   on   her     second     honey- j
Her na. e is now Mrs. Atsuo Mat-
suyama. 'l'he couple will reside on a
larm ne-ai Sonoma, operated by the
Atouo says it was a love match.
The couple \'isited practically every
minister in town but the clergymen
declined to tie the matrimonial knot.
Finally they appealed with success to
Justice of the Peace Davis.
Tiie bride, aged 25, says she is the
daughter of George Wallman.
1 on ml  Guilty.
SEATTLE, Jan. 18���Mrs. Christina
Olson, who horsewhipped Judge Main
in the court house corridor for setting aside a jury verdict ln her favor,
and who was defended by her husband, Harry Olson, a painter, after
turning down the court's offer to
provide him with three of the best
lawyers in Seattle, was found guilty
of assault In the third degree. The
maximum penally is one year in the
county jail  or  $50(1  fine.
Two of the three weinicn jurors,
Mrs.   Retta   Doddridge   ami   Mrs.   tela
M. Kleeman, were firm for Mrs. Olson's conviction.
Two   men   voted   for   her acquittal
Consistently   until   the   final ballot.
Wus Ani nit ted.
EVERETT, Jan. 18���J. owvns,
tried on a charge nf attempting to
poison his divorced wife and her
daughter, by sending them a mixture
of brandy and strychnine, stands acquitted today. He broke down when
he heard the verdict of the jury.
Heavy Damages.
SEATTLE, Jan. 18���IPs worth
$15,250 to be crippled for life by a
Seattle Electric street car. That's
the decision of the jury In the suit
for damages started by C. H. Peterson. He was run down by a car and
suffered  a broken   hip.
Aged   Pioneer   Dead.
SEATTLE, Jan. 18���Andrew Fuller,
pioneer of Seattle and 104 years old,
died here early this morning.
Fuller was born in France in 1807,
lust after Napoleon had annexed
Portugal to France. He came to New
York when 20 ami to the Pacific coast
in 1862. His youngest child is aged
48. He also leaves 1-1 grandchildren
and seven great grandchildren, the
oldest of whom ls 13.
Seattle Market.
SEATTLE, Jan. 18���Butter: Washington creamery firsts 37c; eastern
fresh 30c to 35c; do storage 28c to
Eggs: Local ranch 135c to 3Bc; eastern fresh 30c to 32c; do storage 25c
to  2"ic.
Onions Yellow $1.50 to $2 per
sack; red $1.75 to $2; Walla Walla
11.60  to  $1.75.
Potatoes $26 to $30 per ton.
Hay: Timothy, eastern Washington
$20 per ton; do Puget Sound $15 to
��16;  straw  $9  to $10;  alfalfa $15.  '
Oats: Eastern 'Washington $32 to
$33; Puget Sound $30 to $32.
Alleges  Injiistfii'd  Arrest.
SPOKANE, Jan. IS���The recent
arrest of Elizabeth Weber during the
investigation of the Anna Weber murder case is the basis of a claim for
$10,000 damages filed with tho city
today by the girl and her parents,
George and Anna kf. Weber. Senator George W. Shaefer, who represents the Webers, said today that
when suit is brought it may be either
against the city or against the officials named as individuals.
New Business Block.
BELL1GNHAM, Jan. 18���George
Loggie, president of the Whatcom
Mills Company, of this city, announced today thai, he will begin at once
the construction of a modern fireproof office building on the corner of
Commercial and Holly streets. The
building when completed will be six
stories in height.
Died Suddenly.
BELLINGHAM, Jan. 18���Mrs.
Percy Ikerd, wife of the manager of
Beck's theatre of this city, died suddenly at St. Luke's hospital yesterday
of Inflammation of the heart. Mrs.
Ikerd, who was Miss McLennon, of
Seattle, was a bride ot a year. She.
will  be burled  In  Seattle.
Plan  Power Plant.
BELLINGHAM, Jan. 18���-Smith,
Kerry ft Chace, a Toronto firm of
capitalists, yesterday purchased from
Hugh Eldridge a tract of land west
of the city. The land will be used
for the erection of a power plant.
Water rights on the middle fork of
the Noiiksii.k riv.r have been acquired by the company and it is said
power will be generated for the use
of the big Ralfour-Guthrle cement
plant, now being erected.
Sumas Farm Sold.
BELLINHAM, Jan. 18.���For a oon-
sidesra.tje-.ri of $15,000 M. S. Kenyon
and R. S. Lambert, of Sumas, have
transferred 174 acres of land near
the border town to Anna S. Olson.
The land transferred ls described as
lota 3, 4 and 5 and the northeast
quarter rnf the southeast quarter and
the .northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 31, township
41, north, range 5 east.
Suite  Cannot Buy Bonds.
OLYMPIA, Jan. 18.���John G. Lewis
state treasurer, announces that the
state will be unable to buy the $800,-
000 bo.nd issue the city of Seattle
voted for the construction of a mu-
llclpeal railway. He says the amount
is too uarge for the state to handle.
At present the- state permanent school
funds used to buy securities of ai:
kinds are Invested, and there Is just
about enough op hand to care for the
bonds on which the state has sub-
aBlt-ed bids.
Native  Royalties Who Will Cooperate With the English Queen
In   Her   Efforts   to   Help  the
. Women of That Country.
THE patronage of Kins George
and Queen Mary ls going to
do much for India, the pearl
of England's colonial possessions. The royal couple never forget
the magnificent reception given them
when as Prince and Princess of
Wales they visited that country. During tbe rec nt coronation festivities
the Indian princes .ad princesses, of
-yhom there were several in London,
received every attention which it was
In tbe power of their majesties to
show them. Queen Mary Is especially
Interested in the women of India and
hopes to inspire Hid Indian begums,
rmiees and innliaraueos with western
ideas of progress. One of the most
Interesting of these Indian indies is
lhe heutini of Bhopal, who rules over
what is considered the best governed
Possess Traits That Are a Worthy Example.
Shilohs Gun
Photo by American Press Association.
province ln India. It is not a common thing for a woman to rule an
Indian state, but in Bhopal the law
of succession does uot exclude then-
One of the most interesting person
allties nt the coronation was the ma-
flarnn**- of Kooch Behnr. Behar is a
rich state, and the distinguished ma
harajah of Kooch Behar has a fabulous income and palaces tbat are almost ns beautiful as the Taj Mahal.
The muhur-ijtih is the leading MnsoB
of India. In Queen Victoria jubilee
year he was made a past warden of
the grand lodge of England. Owing
to their enlightened attitude and
friendship for England many honors
bave been bestowed en this Indian
prime und priiice-is by the l'litisli
government. When they visit England they are made much ot lu society.
The maharniah or gaekwar of Ba-
roda and his wife nre the most important of the Hindu aristocracy.
The mahnranee, like many of ihe progressive Indian women, has an Englishwoman as her secretary and has
English governesses for her daughters. These young ladles are beautiful nnd accomplished, nnd many o
titled Englishman would be glad to
wod one of those lovely heiresses, but
In one tiling the Indian aristocracy is
strict���It docs not care to intermarry
wilh Europeans, for the reason that
any one doing so losps c*;s; >. Prince
Duleep Singh, who in 180S mnrrled
lady Anne Coventry, daughter of tha
Etirl of Coventry und sister of VIs-
���ount Deerliurst, who married Silss
Virginia Boynyng of California, is
nne of the few Indian princes thut
have dared to Ignore the rule of caste.
lie spends his time entirely In Eng-
nnd, where he was educated, nnd
Hliy in name and iipponrnne-e differs
from the nvorage Englishman. Should
Prince Iluleep Singh take a notion to
return to the land of his fathers lt is
Quite likely he would find himself
���oolly received by the native aristocracy becafise he dared to violate the
ancient law of marrying out of bis
While the Indian Indies still cling
to the veil nnd live a comparatively
retired life, there nro evidences thai
he lenven of progress is working even
in the zenana. The missionaries hnve
instilled mnny now ideas into the heads
af these eastern women. Child mar-
rlnges and, ln case of death of the
boy husband, the enforced lifelong
lervltufle and widowhood are being
rebelled ngalnst. There is a craving
for education and for n life that may
Include some of the Interests of the
European woman. Queen Mnry, who
s progressive and philanthropic, will
fncourage every movement that ben<*-
l"Is the women of India, in whom she
jc.-aiiic deeply interested when sbe
risited thnt country during tha vlca
royalty of Lord Curson.
Pastor Russell Compliments Japs For
Gentleness and Kind Demeanor, and
Wishes He Could Do the Same For
Christendom���Discourse on the Importance of the Will and a Proper
Choice at the Beginning of the Year.
Tokio, Japan,
December 31st.���
The International
Bible Students
Committee of seven, for the investl
gation of Eorelgu
Missions, is here.
Pastor Russell, the
Chairman of the
Committee, gave
two public addresses ln one of
our principal auditoriums, che Y. M.
C. A. He had large au--lences and
keenest attention. His text was from
Joshua *cxlv, 15, "Cli'jose ye this day
whom ye will serve.'     He said:
In our .lay the human will, although
still ambitious and avaricious, has
taken a higher plane for Its exercise
than in the days of Alexander the
Grent nnd Napoleon. It Is rather employed In the conquering of mountains
and valleys, in the ensting up of highways and piercing ot tunnels: In the
erection ot bridges nnd the masterpieces of mechanicnl enginery which
traverse the land and the sea with almost incredible speed.
The  Will's Greatest  Achievement.
But. said the Pastor, the most wonderful achievement of the will Is seen
In self-control. The Scriptures say truly, "Greater Is he that ruleth tils own
will thnn he thut captures a city.'
(Proverbs xvl. _2.l The most wouder-
ful Illustrations of the will thus exercised lie believes are to be found ln
the case or Jesus and His footstep followers. By the exercise of His will
Jesus surrendered His glorious condition for the iiuiiuin estate und then delivered up Himself, as the Man Christ
Jesus, to tbe doing ot the Divine will,
even unto death, thut thus "by the
grnce of God He might taste deuth for
every man." (Hebrews II, 9.1 The
motive behind thnt strong will was not
selfishness, but love.
Compliments the Japanese.
When I note the gentleness and
kindness und courtesy of Japanese life
in general, I am astonished and wonder little that the ordinary Christian
message has not appealed more to
your hearts und displaced Shinto worship, for whlcb I understand you have
two hundred thousand figures, temples.
Sympathetically putting myself in tbe
place of tbe Japanese. I fancy you saying. Shall we exchange our simple,
esthetic gentleness aiiu kindness of
spirit for tbe rudeness and sometimes
swagger of the soldiers and sailors,
and the domineering hendlness of tbe
upper classes who come to us?
Sympathetic! ly. again I bear you
say, Tbe missionaries who bave expounded Christianity to us for years
have told us that our parents ana ancestors whom we reverently worship
are despised by your Christian God.
and are damned to an eternity of tor
ture because they did not know Jesus
and become His followers. They tell
ns. additionally, tbat we also are bound
for tluit pla.-e ot eternal horror aud
torture unless we repudiate the religion
of our birth which has made as so
happy and contented Can yon won
der tbut we resent such teaching; that
we merely tolernte It to avoid war;
tbat we prefer Buddhism and Shinto-
ism, and that our Shinto temples increase the more rapidly because of antagonism to Christianity?
Heathen  Ancestry  Not  Roasting,
Alas, my dear hearers. Christianity,
witb very precious truths at its foundation, seriously lost Its way long
centuries ugo and wandered far from
the inspired teachings of the Bible
This is Ihe explanation of the numerous softs and parti*'-- of Christendom
and tbe different doctrines, none of
which I am here to defend���either from
the standpoint of reason or the Bible.
Tbe Bible does not lench, ns once
you supposed, that eternal torment is
the penalty for our first parents' dis
obedience in the eutlug of the forbid
den fruit. Un tbe contrary. It teaches
thut "the wages of sin is death." and
thut this death wage has been the ex
perience of our entire race for now six
thousand years. It tenches thut tn
God's due time this curse or sentence
of death will be lifted and thnt sor
row nnd sighing shnll flee nwny.
It teaches that the whole enrtb shall
become Paradise Hestored - world-wide
and that those who. when fully in
formed, shnll prefer sin. will be ut
terly. completely nnd everlastingly de
Itroyed. in the "Second Death."
So then, my friends, if from Shin
tolsm yon have learned to be esthetic
In your tastes, kind nnd gentle in your
manner and loyal-these lessons learn
ed will be to you n grent advantage in
that future time of blessing under
Messinh's Kingdom. On tbe other
hand, whoever hns cultivated a contrary spirit will lie correspondingly depraved and will correspondingly have
the more nnd severer lessons to learn.
Take benrt then todny from the as
sunince of the good time coming, nnd
tbat every grace of character that hns
been acquired by you. either through
Bhintoism or otherwise, Is not lost, but
should be maintained.
The Royal Bank of Canada
Incorporate*1 1-Oft.
CAPITAL PAID-UP ..   , $6,200,000
RESEItVE -'UND $7,000,000
Total  Assets Ninety-two Millions.
JtecoMnts ot Out-ot-Tjotun  Customers Siven  Special jfttentien
Aocv nts may be opened with depoal ts of ONE DOLLAR    and    Upwnrds.
Ii.terest paid, or credited, half-y early on June    SOth and    December
31st, each year.
K. D. SIMPSON. MA.vai.KH -.AllNEli. n. C.
Profits arc Assured from your Hors***, (aitln,.V Poultry, by tin* use of
They have behind them over 100 years of succes sand are indls-
penslble to stock owners. Their use means hundreds at ilollur- to
you.    They can be secured  from
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2309 Bridge street. Vancouver, B.C.
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Loans - - Insurance
Delta Times Office, Ladner, B. C.
wmfflakes a Specialty e/W
fob ana
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Capital Authorized, $500,000.00
Real Estate and Insurance, Conveyancing
Neatly Executed
Financial Agents
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The People's Trust Co., Ltd.
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People's Trust Building Ladner, B. C.
VICTORIA, B.C., Jan. 17.���Missing
sine.- Friday, the 5th ftrurt., when he
left his home without warning or saying whether he intended to igo, the
family of William Geriimm, a ���ciarriaga
maker, for many years a well-known
resident of the icity, have aipplled tn
the police authorities fur assistance
in their search after their pardnt.
f-llnoo   h.is   departure   nut   a   worel   has
been   hea.ro   trdba  him   nm- dan  any
trace of his movements or present
wh-crc*a.h-mits be secured. So far as
his family Is concerned he ha_ rom-
pletoly disappeared. M.r. Grimim is
(IS yeans old, five feet ton or eleve.n
ln hei**-**-. and was wea.rl.ng a dark
suit, with crepe on unc sleeve, a dark
overcoat and �� hla.r<l black hat, wlien
he left home. Two fingers, the third
and middle are missing from his left
hand. He speaks with a slighit Ger-
ma*i   ace-tit.
OH ILLIWACK,   Jan.   17.���The  horticultural   branch   of  the   Department
of   Agriculture   commenced   a   course
of   addresses   on   fruit  and   vegetable
growing   In   the  Cor-ualeetza  Institute
at   Sardis   this   afternoon.      Tho   programme consists of throe lectures this
afternoon     by     Messrs  It.     Hoy,     II.
Thornber   and   P.   E.   French;   three
lectures   this   evening     by   the    Mime
gentlemen;  two lectures tomorrow af-
I ten-Don   by   Messrs.   M.   S.   Middleton
|ajid  J.  I-'.   Carpenter and  two  In the
levelling   by   the   same   speakers.       As
j illustrated   lecture   will  wind   up   the
i course.      There   was   a  large  nttend-
lanee  at   this  afternoon's  lectures  and
I tho   Bpivincrs   were    listened    to    with
j attention   anel      Interest. Councillor
James Bailey presided-
VANOOUVBR. B.C., Jan . 17.���
Busy, hustling Coquitlam. all aglow
with its own growth, will he still further atiimulated with the construction
of a hundred thousand dollar steel
works on a site that has been arranged for there. Brown & McKay,
an eastern firm engaged in -vartous
industries, will put uip the wor"ks and
operate it.
WEU-!   TV KM.!
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18.���"No evidence of corruption" ls the unanimous verdict reached by the Sena-
tolal sub-committee po.bi.ng the elec-
tiem <nf United States Sejiator Stephen-
sem, of Wisconsin, w.hl-ch wtau fcn-
nounce-d today. The eub-commltlee
agreed to ��o report to the full Senate Oomitte-e on Privileges and Election..
I'OUT ORCHARD, Wash., Jan. 18.
--The jury In tne tlret .leg-roe murder trial of I>r. Linda Burfletd Haz-
v-aril, the fast cure specialist, charged
with the death <_" Mi�� Claire Wil-
li.umson, was finally completed at
noon today. The exaimination of veniremen was begun Mo,nday morning and four (special venires had to
de called. Spe..?Jal Prosecutor Prank
II. Kelley, of Tacoma, will make the
opening statement for the State this
afternoon. The defense of the'woman doctor will be that Miss William-
fWi died from natural causes, that she
caime to her for treatment after other
physicians had given her Up.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18.���Announcement was made froim the
Wjh te House today that President
Taft believes no Intervention iby the
UnWied States will Ibe n-oli-eesary in
Cu'ba, He expects itjho Island government to solve ita own pr-blemls.
Bills of
Call and See Sample*
The Delta Times la published every
Saturday from the Time. Building,
Ladner, B.C. J. D. Taylor, tmrnm-


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