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 Volume 7
Council   Intimates   That   This Will
Be Undertaken As Mon As
The Delta council will improve
the Boundary Bay road as soon as
possible. At the last meeting of
the council, held in Ladner on May
23, the clerk was so instructed to inform Messrs. Curtis and Dorgan
who wrote complaining about its'
Other communications were re-
reived and disposed of as follows*
From H. Howard re condition of
ditch on Westham street, the matter being left ln the hands of the
health committee.
From the Vancouver general hospital notifying the council that W
H. Thompson had been admitted as
a patient.
The Westham street diversion bylaw and the Delta highway by-law
i.i4 were passed ab finally reconsidered.
Steamer Has Been    Remodelled to
Meet Demands of Ladner Ferry
LADNER, B. 0. THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1914.
Mr. W. Endersby was granted permission to put a culvert under the
Trunk road through his property
under the supervision of the road
loreman. The repairing of the
gulf dyke was left in the hands of
tho reeve and dyking committee
The B. C. Drilling & Dredging
to. s tender for drilling w Al 'or
waterworks   was   accepted.
The following aocounts were passed for payment: J. McKee, $201 40*
Yen, *125; R. J. Stokes, $5.10; j'
Keagh, $14.60; J. Robinson $6-'
Wilson to Whealler, $lo; Hera'
$3.__. '
All the members of the council
were present. Reeve Paterson presiding. "
The S. S. Scanlon Is now ready to
resume her ferry traffic, having un-
aergone a complete cnange. xne
pile driver started work on Tuesday
leinoving some of the old piles
around the landing, and driving in
others where required, and on the
completion of this work the Scanlon
will start running.
The boat is to be fitted inside with
corrals so as to carry sheep or other
live stock. Arrangements have yet
to be completed with the government
whereby five or six trips are to be
made dally, which ought to insure a
most satisfactory ferry service.
The floor space of the boat is
about ten square feet less than that
of the scow, but the frequent number of trips will more than compensate in this direction.
Jury's   Verdict   Following   Enquiry
Into Fatal Accident to
M. Milos.
An inquest was held in the municipal hall on Monday, the 18th
inst., touching the death of Michael
Dominion    Government's    Arrangement Supersedes Provincial���
B. C. Premier Acquiesces.
OTTAWA, May 27.��� Despite the
great heat which prevailed, the
members of the House of Commons,
throughout three sittings yesterday
kept pounding away on the 'details
of the C. N. R. resolutions, which
are now 'in committee. The talk
throughout was confined to less than
a dozen members. On the opposition
side there wero six or eight members who have made a study of the
resolutions and who kept Premier
Borden and Hon. Arthur Meighen
busy answering questions and replying to criticisms.
. Personal Liability.
Probably the most interesting
discussion arose in the afternoon
wben tbe question of the extent to
which Mackenzie and Mann are pi r-
sonally liable was under discussion.
Mr. Borden said that they had been
called on to give security for twen-
Agricultural   Association   Makes   a
Grant Towards Securing Delta
Exhibits at Victoria.
Business relating to the coming
exhibition was taken up at the meeting of Delta Agricultural Association
on Saturday evening and the advisability of making a district exhibition
at Victoria for the Dominion Exhibition was seriously considered. After
these matters had been thoroughly
discussed pro and con it was decided
that it was too late to take the matter up as too many varieties were required to be shown and a great number of the products are not usually
$1.00 A YEAR
Price at New    Westminster Market   A Most Successful Meet of Vancou-
Reached 930 a Ton���Egg Sup.      ���   -    ver Hunt Clob Under Favor-
ply Below Demand.
The good weather again brought
out a lecord crowd* at the New West-
minster market on" Friday, May 21,
and the farmers found a good de-
n.a..d for practicably everything that
they had to sell.
Potatoes took a sudden rise, advancing from $1 tbe sack to $1.50
retail. The wholesale price advanced from $20 to in some cases
$30 the ton. The best grade of potatoes came from Ladner and Chilliwack the Cloverdale shipment wholesaling at $5 the ton less. I
The supply of eggs  was slightly
able Conditions.
-  ���    ���������-���-    "��w*     uBuan; -��� ���      ��� ���-r��--V       ���*��*      vbB��       ?��_*-��      DilgLLblV
round on the Delta.   The directors,  below tbe demand and the buyint
however, agreed to grant the sum of   was brisk at 30 cents retail and five
��� --    -, _..   __-_    _u__    __
fifty dollars towards the expense of
taking down individual exhibits to
be shown In the name of the producer, and the prize, if any awarded,
to be paid to the exhibitor. This
will enable many splendid exhibits to,
be grown and later shown at the
local exhibition, the better varieties
being finally shown at the Dominion
Exhibition at Victoria.
The farmers will be asked to cooperate with the society in this matter, and it is hoped that a large
number of exhibits will be taken
down and that the Delta farmers
will carry off not a few of the honor's.
Mr. Morley, who has had a long
and successful experience at the Vie-
week's quotations of 35 to 40 cents
retail and 30 to 35 cents wholesale.
In the poultry section the same
prices as last week prevailed and a
fairly good supply was on hand.
In the vegetable department young
radishes, green onions and spinnadh
brought 10 cents for three pounds.
Rhubarb dropped to 10 cents the
bunch of about three pounds.
In the meat section, pork was
slightly below last week's supply,
-with a moderate demand.- Veal was
plentiful and the demand was fairly
Regardless of the lowering clouds
a large crowd of Ladner and Delta
people turned to the annual field
day of the Vancouver Hunt Club and
Laduer Drag, held this yean at Col.
May's farm on Lulu IslandT*
Early in the afternoon large numbers of automobiles, tally-hos und
other  vehicles  lined  the  course.
The first race was the Foxcatch-
ers' handicap steeplechase, a distance of two miles, which meant
twice round the course. There were
three entries, Radnor, Glen Lyon
and Muskrat, of whom Radnor ranked  as  favorite  with  Muskrat  as  a
Ladner Gun Club Dp Honor to Town
at  Cloverdale'g  Empire Day
less   wholesale.      Butter  waeij p088",le rlval- The former however
plentiful    and    brought    last'} ca"��**to grief at the see*.ad hurdle
and   Muskrat   finished   the ,course)
with Mr*. A. E. Duchesnay riding.
In the Maiden open Steep'ei-base
Dr. Johnson's Zwick cantered home
with Mr. Wllmhurst's Lady Maud a
In spite of the threatening weather Empire Day, the first holiday of
the summer season, was generally,
observed by the Ladner people'as a
day of merrymaking and picnics,
and very few people allowed the
weather to .interfere with their
plans. The majority of the Delta
folk spent the day at Cloverdale
where sports of every description,
were participated in.
At the tournament held there the
Ladner Gun Club proved victorious
winning the silver cup with 88
points. Teams were entered from
New Westminster, Murrayville,
Cloverdale and Ladner, each team
consisting ot five shooters. Westminster and Cloverdale tied for see*
ond place With 79 points, and Murrayville third with 70. In the 25-
bird singles, Price of New Westmin-
[ster and Oliver and Wilson of Lad-
Ki��*t-Wics_pvga�� MSMsam��. _*.
spilled and after a short delay Mr.
Wilmhurst succeeded in catching his
horse,' riding the remainder of the
race himself.
It is thought that had he been up
at the start Lady Maud's chances of
winning would have been greatly
lnci eased.
^^"WKa* Hmllll��n8    of ^standing
Having  received severetnjurle.>  bvAlie-b.t.B--nade.?p. J-?..^"^ ra'��'��ns of!
tailing off the top of the dredge on
to the deck. Deceased, who was a
young man 24 years of age, and
au Austrian, was employed on the
dredge and while working on the
spud was apparently seized with
heart failure, falling a distance of
about 35 feet.
A verdict of death from misad-
veuture was returned, nobody being
ueld to blame.
contingent liabilities owed to the
banks and eight millions owed to
various subsidiary railway companies. If the securities already arranged for were not sufficient, they
would be called on to put up more.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Mr. Frank
Carvel and other Liberals maintained that all the government had done
was to make Mackenzie & Mann give
guarantees to pay their own debts.
Fresh herring, in the flsh section,
 led the selling, in that department,
toria Exhibition has agreed to take bringing 10 cents the pound. Smelt
the matter in hand and will, no making their flrst appearance
doubt, bring it to a successful issue,   brought a like price.
Directory Morley has kindly donat-      Prices  in  feed    were stationary,
ed the sum of ten dollars for a prize   with hay at"T*2 wholesale and an 	
at a baby show to be held at the  advance of $4 retail, the ton.     Al- j won after a most exciting race bv
annual exhlbtlon.     Mr. Morley, lt Is , falfa  brought  $20  the ton    whole-1 Santa r.u  n-_,r.^ _... -._  *   -. ���   *
said, thoroughly enjoys watching the  sale and $22 retaall.
babies being judged and also hear-      The following prices were quoted:
Ing the criticisms afterwards. Wholesale Poultry.
Ii ls intended to   ask Mr.   T. J.   Pouitry, live weight 23c to 24c
Trapp, of New Westminster, to act  small chicks, per crate  $3.00
as judge. ,,;������-���.      .    Ducks, live weight 22c
The society Intend to largely ad-, Ducks, small, per doz $2.50
vertlse the show this year and pro- | Retail Poultry.
Spring chickens, dressed, lb. .. 25c
Hens, dressed, per lb...  20c to 22c
Squabs, each    25c
Potatoes, per sack   $1.50
Potatoes, per ton  $30
Carrots,  per sack       76c
Cabbafes, per sack  76c
Turnips, per sack    76c
^^^^^^^^^^^^ year and pro-
cure attractions outside of the usual
Owing ta the better ferry transportation It ls expected that a large
number of people will be present,
from Vancouver and other cities, as
heretofore it was well nigh impossible to secure a large crowd.
1*ie grounds committee reported
that a new gate had been placed at
the entrance, and crushed rock placed where needed.
The  president  reported  that the
The hunters' flat race was won by
Salvage, owned by Mr. A. W. McLean with Captain Isaacs up. Mar-
timas, owned and ridden by Mr. A.
E. Duchesnay, came in second.
The "Tr.ited Hunts Club steeplechase, a distance of three miles, was
won after a most exciting race by
Santa Call, owned by Mr. P. E. Harris, with Hankey second.
In the final event the farmers'
open handicap flat race, several of
the horses were disqualified for
passing tbe wrong side of the flags
at  turns.     This  race  was  won   by
the shoot-off,  miss and out,  Price
The J-aduer baseball nl/ne also
notched another victory by bebt-
Ing Cloverdale 4 to 2. In the evening a most enjoyable dance was
held, many of the Ladner people
remaining over for it, dancing being kept up until a late hour. Among
those who motored up in the evening were Messrs. Johnson and
Jordan, each taking with him a well-
filled car.
BK. .,_,_._,_-���    ~~ uP��n they argued, to put up personal
HISS MENTION OF KING'S NAME. | security for  the  forty-five  millions
to be guaranteed by the government.
Mackenzie & Mann should be called | oval h*d been rented to Mr. Cole-
' man for $175.
Militant  Suffragettes  Shout  "Shoot
the   King"_M��,   Withdraw
Plfdge  to  Respect  Life.
, LONDON, May 26���Shouts ' of
hnoot the King" filled the hall at
iM'isht-bridge in which a meeting
of the Women's Social and Political
1 mon, the militant suffragette organization, wns held yesterday afternoon. Every mention of King George
name was greeted with angry derision and prolonged hissing.
't is stated in certain quarters
oat the "wild women," as the niili-
-������nt suliragettes are now designat-
Y the press, have decided to
'ecognize the futility of organized
aemonstratloni for the present at
��<>��� rate, but the police are reported
o he aiarmed at the violence of the
,,'''';'ts ,,ltered by a section of the
n   t.-mt.s,   who   are   demanding   the
hum-!*"- -��f the ,,ledge "t0 res[)ect
Mr. Borden replied that the government  had  gone  farther than    any |
Asparagus, two bunches for ... 20c
Parnsips, per sack       75c
Rhubarb, per lb   10c
   _.    , Cucumbers, each    15c
Permission was    granted    to the  Rad|Bhes, two bunches for 5c
Delta  Driving  Park Association for ispinnach, 3 lbs. for   10c
use of tho grounds on June 26, the                     Eggs and Batter.
Driving   Association   having   agreed | Kpgg|  reta*i    '   (   30c
Lettuce, per bunch    6c   ��   nm UpJ    ' Lady Maud' owned by
Onions, green per bunch, .. 3 for 5c wumstturst. owner nn
Grand  Black  Chapter Votes 92000
and Passes Resolution Approving Measures Taken.
REGINA, May 27.���Expressing
approval of tbe course pursued by
the Protestants In Ulster, tbe Grand
    ..__   ������_.   vj   Black Chapter of British North Am-
Machlln with Held up and Glen Lyon  erica In session here yesterday pass
second and Proplo third. ed a vote of $2000 which will    be
Summary. fr,r_-_-^-j  .-
First race, Foxcatchers' Handicap steeplechase, two miles���1,
Muskrat, owned by- J. A. Cold well,
Duchesnay up.
Second race, Maiden Open steeplechase, two and a half miles���1,
Zwick,  owned   by  Dr.  Johnson,   J.
former government in dealing with I t0 :-'ace tlie 8rand sMd �� a safe   E      ' wholesale".'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.""   25c
the railroad company.
.'leans  Receivership.
In  the evening sitting, Hon
Pugsley gave notice of amendment | Eclats TrTo��eV
condition. .     I Dnck eggs, per setting   $1
t  was decided to .leave the prize  Butt      retal, ������.-... 35c to 40c
list  stand  as  printed  with  the fol-  Bv.tter. v holesale lb 30c to 35c
low ng alterations in the Agricultur-
to the resolution In certain particu-f .Vr^d'mare.'Toal at foot,  weight  pft A/WrW! Z'.'.T?."   __-
Hon   Mr. Meighen, in reply, said
160 0 lbs. and under.
ciai _3fr,l.,-.'-C!_are "uttinS forth spe
rn life."
efforts to prevent any outrages
���t ibpaom on Derby Day, Wednesday
, ;''���  a   triple   line of  rails   having
���*�� ereeted   at  Tattenham  Corner,
awe   lie suffragette, Emily Davies,
at   ,;' .:"ly Injured  last year while
>"l ting to seize the King's horse
ii    ,   ,":n6 at *uU 8Peed*    Twelve
lu'��� ���;<! Police will guard the course
men in it?  *?  the  8peclnl   8ervlce
"> attendance on liis Majesty.
""".n'-'' �� ,n5er-olP ne-cllnes to Make
,n>  Puither Statement Regarding Hindus.
i-vav ..     ,    .   .     Mutton, per lb 12c
��� _,__.-      ��� .-.- -���  ;     lie  secretary  was  authorized  to   Pi_._  ��.���,---   -.-,, .9 f��� .-
he presumed this new railway pol- | procure prize rosettes for the horse  -S3' s-m-a-Ul.-each "���-..������������  *2 t0 �����
was intended to supplant those division,".to  take  the place of the .��,^.���n>*V   ��-"����
which  had  been  announced  by the   usual cards.     The color to be blue ' yfa ' ,���.���'.?hr 'b' *' * [mJL Vsr
leader of the Opposition and by Hon.   1st;   red   2nd;   white   3rd,   which  Is ���' '   W*��2LttM-JIta'
George P. Graham.
Leg  of. Mutton,  per  lb 22c
_n-E-__>        ..���       ,.       .._    .v. v.. Retail Meats.
���      . , thus in uniformity with other exhi-  Bp-f   h-.t _,h ---���._ 1fin
"I  speak  for  myself,"  Interrupt- ! bitlons. " I Beef   loin    _������
ed Mr. Pugsley. I     Dr. Wilson was asked to Interview | Beef' Ehort'lo'ln 28c
Mr. Meighen added that this policy ; the secretary of  the Victoria  Exhi- ] Beer' g*ri0*n        ��������������������� ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ���
would  mean   nothing  more  or  less i bition,  when  he  visits that city In/1 Boiling Beefs .........        12 l-2c
than to allow the railroad to go Int. : lune (attending the meetings of the   Beef, pot roast .'.'.'.'.'.'."    ....  15c
the hands of a receiver just as soon ' nWical health officers for the pro-   por]j;' '...'.'...' 20c to 25c
26.���Hon.    Dr.
tskeii' �� n 8ter of the interior, when
UWon-L    .     aotl��n   the  government
H&d 1k�� take wlth re��ard to the
on ti     ,Who   arr'ved   at   Vancouver
landi,    vomo8*ta Maru and whose
Hon  11       dlsP>'ted by the Immigra-
uatL, ?ar,tment* replied:  "The sit-
on is simply thl8i that    we    are
"���*. to enforce the law."
Medical Examination.
the |��� , UVRR' May 26.���Today
medi, i Kratlon officials began a
on i,,';*' ---""ninatlon of the Hindus
--Dn,.i , . K��mogata Maru. It Ib
and n at thls  w��l  occupy two
Is r,,, , P8 thr��e.days. When this
to in '*< ted>-the U8ua' examination
those - Jn-t0 the I>hy��i<-al fitness of
as -,���''! bo��rd to enter the country
act win w under the Immigration
s in- ''' l)e made. Until the medical
cai " is ��0--pU't3d and a medl
i-.s iiossihle. It was the direct opposite to what hai been "put forward by Sir Wilfrid Laurier und
Hon. Mr. Qraham, namely, that the
road must not be allowed go into
the hands of a receiver. The proposition was absurd that Mackenzie &. Mann should undertake to
make this road a I uccess and leave |
to the Dominion the power to take it
away from them if it was a success.
It was, said Mr. Meighen, a policy
that would mean the steady march
ot Mils system to a receivership and
all the consequences that would follow upon it.
Rntcs in It. C.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier again inquired
as to whether the rates on the C.
Ni P. would be under t'ie jurisdiction of the railway board. Would
this agreement supersede the agreement between the C. N. R. and the
government of British Columbia in
regard to the rates?
Mr. Borden replied that it would.
No other policy was po.slble. The
Canadian parliament would have to
have control. The government had
tiie right to insist and did lns'st
that the rates should be under the
control  of the railway commission.
Hon. Charles Murphy asked if tile
government of British Columbia had
made any represenatlons in  respect. I
to   the  matter,  whereupon   Premier I
Borden   read   correspondence   which
passed   between   him  and  Sir  Rich- (
ard McBride.    In these commiinica-
tions,  Mr.  Borden  told  Sir Richard j
In effect that the hoard  of railway i
commissioners   would   have   coutiol j
and Sir Richard acquiesced.
ncp) and to arrange for space for
the D.ltn exhibits.
Itniltit  Took   Second    In     This
Class at Vancouver Horse
Pork Chops      18c
Mutton      18c to 20c
Leg of Mutton      25c
Sugar cured corned pork 15c to 20c
Home-made pork sausage 15c to 20c
Salted Pigs'  Head, lb    8c
Pickled Pigs' shanks, per lb. ... 10c
Sugar cured hogs' heads, lb. ... 8c
Sugar cured corned beef, lb. ... 16c
Picnic Hams, lb   14c
Pure Lard   15c to 16c
Sugar cured bacon       22c
Sugar cured boneless ham 25c
Spring lamb, fore qr., each . . .$1.50
Spring lamb, hind qr., each . . .$2.50
Wilmshurst, owner up.
Third race. Hunters' flat race, one
and a half miles���1, Salvage, owned by A. W. McLean, Captain Isaacs
tip; 2, Martlmas, owned by A. E.
Duchesnay, owner up; 3, Lord Kerrisdale, owned by A. E. Austin, owner up.
Fourth race, United Hunts' Club
steeplechase, three miles���1, Santa
Call, owned by P. E. Harris, Captain
Isaacs up; 2, Hankey, owned by
Martin Griffin,  owner up.
Fifth race, Farmers' Open Handicap flat race, one mile���1, Machlin,
ridden by Reid; 2, Glen Lyon, ridden by Brown.
Others disqualified for passing
wrong side of flags at turns.
Officials���Judge, J. A. Fullerton;
starter, R. D. Dickie; clerk of scales,
G. F. Knox.
In a fast game of lacrosse game
played Frioay evening, May 22 on
the Richmond grounds Richmond defeated Ladner by the close score of
3 to 1. This is the second defeat
for Ladner this season, but in Friday's contest the boys showed better
form than they did in the previous
Standing of the Clubs.
Won. Lost.
Westham Island 1        0
Richmond      1 0
Ladner      0 2
forwarded  to  the Canadian  Unionist League in Belfast.
The chapter concluded its session
yesterday afternoon  with  the election of officers  as  follows:   Grand
master,  R.  A.   Squires,  St.  John's
Nfld.;'deputy-grand  master,  A.  A.
Gray,    Toronto;    associate    deputy
grand   master,   W.   T.   Edgecombe,
Winnipeg;   grand    chaplain,     Rev.
Canon   William   Walsh,   Brampton,
Ont.;   grand   registrar,   J.   S.   Williams, Toronto; deputy grand registrar, John Eaton, Winnipeg; grand
treasurer, W.  H. Wilson, Toronto;
deputy grand treasurer, Isaac Dawson, Regina;    grand  lecturer, W. H.
Armstrong,   Saskatoon;   grand   censor,  W.  T.  Jago,   Vancouver;   T. J.
Noble,   Winnipeg;   grand  marshal,
George  B.     McCready,     Winnipeg;
grand standard bearers, Wm. Joflrn-
ston, Winnipeg;  J. E. Mason, Portage la Prairie, Man.; pursuivants, R.
N.   Snow,   North   Battleford;   Alex.
Pue, Brandon; grand auditors, Wm.
Lee, Toronto;  Wm. Chenery, Toronto.    The deputy grand lettureis for
the West are:    Sam Thompson, Regina;   Joseph   Brown, * Calgary;   Jos.
Acheson, Vancouver.
Grand  Committee���J.
ley,   Vancouver;   R.   M.  .,,
Toronto; Sam Larkln, Winnipeg;
Thomas Quinn, Vancouver; J. M.
Thompson, Winnipeg: Thomas Mc-
Cann, Maple Creek, Sask.; W. G.
Wak'ord, Edmonton.
The deputy grand chaplains for
the West are: J. E. Hopper, Wishart, Sask.; Rev. R. J. Mclntyre,
Nelson, B.C.; Rev.' George McConnell, Koblin, Man.; Rev. J. W. Run-
ions, Winnipeg; Rev. James Briscoe,
Manitou; Rev. J. 0. Madill, Vancouver; Rev. A. M. Anderson, Killar-
ney, Man.; Rev. T. A. Osborne,
Princeton, B.C.; Rev. H. A. Fish,
Owen Sound, Ont., and Rev. W. F.
Fitzgerald, Kingston, Ont.
W.  White-
C.   Murray,
A mistake was made in the issue
of the 7th inst. in reporting that
Del Railto, standardbred stallion
owned by Dr. Wilson of Ladner, as
the  recipient of  the third   prize in _^^^_^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_
the   breedi.ig   class   for     producing j Spring lamb, hind qr., each ... $2.50 I    TORONTO,  May  27. The    Grain
army   remount3.     Deil   Railto ,waa Flsh. Commissioners  of Canada  met  hC1-e
not   shown   in   this   class   but   was ' Steelhead salmon, per lb 10c ijesterday   morning.      The   coramis-  v 	
shown   in  the   breeding  class  stan-   Red Spring Salmon, per lb 16c sioner*-* present were Chief Commis-  Korther��' B. C. Town Devastated IV
dard bred stallions three years and   **hite 9PrlnB Salmon, per lb . .  10c Bioner Dr. R. McGill, J. p. Jones and I        Flre w,,lc'�� Breaks Out in
ove\ | f ty-W��. Per lb   15c |W. P. Staples of Fort William     The
The  following stallions  were en- I ����"' per *?'  ���    10o |bo_rd held a meeting in search of ln-
tered:    Aurela Lou, King of B. C\, | "0"c**anB' 3 lbs   25c ,formation  regarding amendments of section
Lounut, Mack Sea!, Great Northern   __���,,',, p.er ,',',      12   1*2r I lle ��irain Act- Including seaboard ln-  ruins.
Halibut, 3 lbs    25c Spection,   bonding   and   licensing
King, and Del Railto. The prizes
were awarded as follows: First,
Aurela l.ou; second, Del Railto;
third, Mack Seal.
LONDON, May 27.���The British
government, acting contrary to the
Hopes held out by Premier Asquith
tn a recent deputation, finally decided not to participate in the Panama-Pacific exposition at San
.'rancisco.   The decision of the cab-
Fresh Herrings, 3 lbs    25c
Crabs, 2 for 25c
The Dominion government .has appropriated $10,000 for two wharves
one to be built ln South Vancouver
and the other at Eburne, the grant
being provisional upon the donation
of sites by the municipalities of
Point Grey and Eburne, according to
| a report made public by Mr. W. J
Inet in regard to the Panama-Paci- i Prowse  nt  a  meeting  of  the  Main
 Hotel. ^^^^^^
ATLIN, May    26.���The    business
of   the   town   is  a  mass   of
At  an  early  hour Sunday
 ������0   of  morning  lire  broke out in  the  Ker-
he grain companies and storage of shaw hotel and spread with alarming
���rain In Fort William. A suggestion rapidity, so quickly Indeed that there
o re-Inspect Western grain in the was little or no time for the proprie-
Sast was also discussed. tor or any of the guests to save any
  of   their   belongings.      Every   effort
INHERITANCE TAX. iwas made to get the outbreak under
' * ' -control, but without avail and a high
MADISON,   Wis.,   May   27.���The wind soon fanned the flames to ad-
state tax commission today announc- J-ltent buildings.
ed that the estate of the late Lord |  ������
Strathcona will soon pay an inheritance tax of a hundred thousand to
Wisconsin    on    Northern
Railroad stock.
$10,000 FIRE.
fie exposition wns announced In the
Mouse of Commons on Monday.
 ;       ANNAPOLIS, Md.. May 27.���Five
  members of the freshmen class at St.
VAUCOUVBR, May 27.���The body John's Military College were arrest-
      of Mr.  A.  D.  Hoar arrived  In  this  ed yesterday charged with shooting
the   interior,   Is "taken   to jelty  last  evening  by  the  C.   P.   R.  Cadet Wm. R. Bowlus of the Junior
             From  class when he and several classmates
meagre   details  at   hand   it   appears iwent   to   the   freshman's  room   last
;!rp expected by "the local lm- I he   man   was   accidentally  shot   at bight In an alleged attempt to haze
���arance issued no one will  be
WaMai*    ?�� ��" b��ard the Komo"
���"pi ���
'ster' srtr-tement of Dr. Roche, min
���"can '     . e   ,nterIor,   ls   take-   ���
���''owed\tn i    _  Hlndus  wl"  not  be steamer  Princess  Beatrice
,r"> officials.
Clute Bay on Monday.
the freshman.
Street Improvement Association last
LONDON, May 27.���It is rumored
that the Knighthood of the Thistle
which was held by the late Duke of
Argyll will be conferred
Earl   of   Elgin,   who  is
! MONCTON. N.n.. May .7.���Fan-
i��ied by a high wind, Are, which broke
lout at Berry's Mills, eight miles from
|here  yesterday  afternoon,  destroyed
��?��en���bulldinK-' with �� loss of a-bout
*10.000. A change in the wind saved the village.
upon   the
one  of  the
The policy of "relief work"  follow-'two  Srotti8h""peers""now  wlthO-lT
ed  the  Past  few  months in    South i ____j^j*-��_uow  witnout  it.
Vancouver will be discontinued, according to a decision reached by the
special labor committee yesterday
afternoon, and Instead a permanent force of ten men will be maintained In each ward.
LONDON, May 27.���Mrs. Emme-
llne Pankhurst was today again released from prison under the Cat
and Mouse law.
LONDON. May 27.���That Gustave
Hamel, famous aviator, who started
aturday to fly from Lecrotoy,
���"ranc i, to Hendon. England, was
ic-ked up by a fishing boat and land-
d at South Shields, England, is re-
orted here today. Hamel was giv-
n up for lost. THE DELTA TIMES
THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1914,
Powell River and Newport Will Be
1       Farthest North Association
Will Reach.
The Associated Board of Trade of
the Lower Mainland of British Columbia was constituted Friday afternoon at a meeting ot delegates
representing six boards of trade and
a constitution adopted and rules of
order for the annual meeting to be
held on June 26 approved. The
six boards of trade represented were
Mission, by President A. W- Yere-
chere; Port Hammond, by President
J. M. Dale; Maple Ridge, by Mr. G.
O. Buchanan; New Westminster, by
Mr, C. H. Stuart-Wade and President W. G. McQuarrie; Richmond
and Point Gray, by Secretary J. W.
Jack, and North Vancouver, by
President A. G. Perry. The first
general meeting will be held in the
rooms of the New Westminster board
ot trade, and by resolution the
chairman of yesterday's meeting,
and the secretary are made convenors of the general meeting to be
held on June 26.
Constitution Adopted.
The first business before yesterday's meeting was the adoption of
the constitution, and on clause one,
providing for jurisdiction, the committee that drafted the Instrument
was turned down ln its recommendation, the northern boundary being
changed to include Powell River
and Newport, and eastward to Lytton
only, the original clause providing
for the Inclusion of the whole British Columbia coast from the Yukon
boundary to Blaine.
President   McQuarrie,  of  the local   board   of  trade,   led   the   fight
against  the   inclusion   of   so   much
territory, and argued that the association  should   be  confined   to  the
Fraser  Valley,  saying  he  was  acting  on  Instructions  from  the  New
Westminster board.    Mr. Verechere
of Mission  agreed  that the oiglnal
lines were pluced too far northward,
but ho would not exclude Vancouver
and North Vancouver.   Chairman G.
O.  Buchanan, of Maple Ridge, said
surely   Vancouver   and   North   Vancouver   should   be   Included,   as   in
no case could any one or any two
boards secure a majority in the association. Vancouver, he argued, had
nothing to  gain   by affiliation  with
the association in that regard.    On
motion, the boundaries were placed
so as to  include Newport,     Powell
River and Lytton, and all points between these places, the international
boundary and the Gulf of Georgia.
Business nt Annual  Meeting.
By resolution  that clause in the
constitution providing that no business can he taken up at the annual
meeting unless notice of it has been
in tho hands of the secretary for 20
(lays  prior  thereto,   will   not  apply
to  the  first  general  meeting  to  be
held next month, so that any business  may   be     brought     up  at  this
meeting,  winch   any  hoard  of trade
may  Instruct  its  delegates to  bring
forward,     Apparently there will be
plenty of business for the associated
hoards to handle next month beside
the election of officers.
With \oles of thanks for the
chairman -and secretary for their
services, the meeting yesterday adjourned.
Twelve Boards.
From reports made by Secretary
('. H. Stuart-Wade and other delegates at yesterday's meeting, it Is
evident that about twelve boards of
trade win aflTuate with the main
body, but one hoard, that at Delta.
so far declining to take part in the
asrccintion. An official letter from
the Delta board was read yesterday, declining to take part in the
Organization, but President Hutcherson was present ns a visitor and
will report the proceedings to his
board at its next meeting.
Ladner Wins Wilson Cup at Cloverdale���Price, of New Westminster, First Individual.
CLOEVRDALE, B. C, May 26.���
With a wind that blew obliquely
across the traps from the left and
lifted the left-angleB and straightaways like skyrockets, caught the
serrations on the right-angle bird
and depressed lt, there was some
gruesome shooting at Cloverdale on
Empire Day. Ladner won the J. J.
Wilson cup for the team shoot by
virtue of the good work, of Oliver
and Wilson, while New Westminster
and Cloverdale tied for second place
leaving the Murrayville colts third
with only three points below the second place teams. Price, of New
Westminster, Oliver and Wilson of
Ladner, tied for first place in the
individual shoot, with Kelly of
Cloverdale, second, and O'Neill of
Murrayville, third. S. Boothroyd
of Cloverdale, and Maiden of New
Westminster tied for fourth honors.
In the shoot-off of the individual
match on the mlss-and-out system,
Oliver dropped his tirst bird and
was out of it, though he beefed on
tbe referee's decision, and wanted
to continue shooting, but the verdict of several spectators sustained
the referee and Oliver had to quit.
Wilson and Price shot prettily for a
couple of birds more and then Wilson missed the same kind of a bird
that got Oliver's goat, and he was
out of it, leaving Price the winner
of the individual match.
New Westminster led off in the
team shoot and bad her best shots
been present she should have won
the Wilson cup easily. There were
but three of the best club shots
there and only Price was able to
do good work. Green and Maiden
fell down, the high wind bothering
them, and Ross and Freeman were
just good hearted boys who are trying to learn how to shoot and went
along to fill up the team in the
absence of the men who should have
been there. Price was the real hero
of the day. He led the New Westminster team, tied for the individual
championship and then won the
-hoot-off for that honor. It is curious to note that In the individual
match the color-named boys���
Green, Brown and White���all made
the same score. As there was no
prize for second in the team shoot,
there was no shoot-off Between
Cloverdale and New Westminster.
Following are the scores for the
Team Shoot.
Oliver       22
Wilson    20
Brown 16
Rassall    13
Murphy ,   17
New Westminster���
Freeman   13
Boothroyd 15
Boothroyd    11
CHILLIWACK, May 21.���The
home of G. M. Ralne, Chilliwack
Central road, was completely destroyed by fire yesterday together
wiili a goodly portion of the eon-
tents. The fire is supposed to have
originated from a defective line and
h.ni gained considerable headway
"������'hen the family was at breakfast,
A hurried telephone '*;il! to the city
lire hall brought a number of men
t.o the fire from the city, who helped
in saving a portion of the furniture.
The loss in the home is about $4000
With an insurance of 12600, The
contents were covered by an insurance of $1000.
Shannon    12
Porter       17
O'Neill       20
.1.  McDonald 15
Hodgson       14
O. McDonald	
Prico    .
Oliver .
Kelly    .
Individual Shoot.
Assuring Your
A policy of advertising is a policy of
life assurance, and the protection
thus secured is we'll worth its annual
Old customers die or move away���they must
be replaced.
OM customers are subject to the influence of
temptation���they may be induced to divide their
custom���to do some of their shopping at a
New comers to this community will shop with
you���become regular customers if they are invited to do so.
Your competitor's advertising is an influence
which must be offset if you are to maintain
your trade.
Not to advertise regularly to the readers of
THE BRITISH COLUMBIAN is to leave your
business unprotected.
It is no sign of weakness to follow the lead of
advertising. You owe it to yourself to get the
most for your money, the best goods and the
best service. And if you find that your inclination is to shop where you are invited to shop
rather than to continue to be a customer of the
shop which never solicits your good-will, you
need have no compunctions of conscience.
Ship Where You are Invited to Shop
Council met at the Municipal Hall,
Cloverdale, on Saturday, May 23rd,
the Reeve and all members present,
excepting Councillor Brown. The
minutes of the previous meeting
were read and confirmed.
Word reached here recently of the
narriage of Mr.    and Mrs. Mearns'
oungost daughter     (Frances)     and
Mr. John Walter Ross    who    were
united in marriage by the Rev. F. B.
Wlllson.    The wedding took place at
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   the  groom's home at Trochu,  Alta.
Communications were received as jThe bride was beautifully gowned in
The Royal Dank ol Canada
Incorporated 1869.
Capital Authorised     WS.OOOoaa
Capital Paid Up tll.WO.ooJ
Reserve Funds ��18,500,ooo
Aggregate Asset*, On* Hundred and Seventy-Five MilU0m
It Is the aim of the management of this Bank to asks every _
posltor welcome, and to give the best possible attention to hia flnanei-u
affairs.   w
Accounts may be opened with deposits of One Dollar and Upwar-u
Interest paid or credited at the highest current rates, on May 3at 15
November 30th each year. Ha
E. _L. BERRY      a_i__i-
Grocer and Baker
Support    LOCAL     INDUSTRY
Call for Royal City Laundry, Free Photo Coupons.
Manufacturers and Dealers ln all kinds of
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors, Turnings and House Finishing..
Phone R14 Bburne. Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow.
S.  Boothroyd   ...   . . ' ' "   ,���
Porter   ....  ���
I-cmax  ...   .
Murphy . ..
J. Boothrovd
Rassall   .
Woodward .
Smith ....
won the shoot-off for first
place with Oliver and Wilson, the
second named missing his first bird
on the mlss-and-out system, nnd
Wilson missing one a few shots later on.
CHILLIWACK, May 28.���F. Nel-
eon, a young Englishman, who has
been around the town for several
days is alleged to have passed bogus
check amounting to $36 at Gilbert
& Co.'s shoe store and tried to beat
it out of thr- country without leaving
an address. B. T. Malcolm, manager
of the store, undertook the task of
catching bim and after a lively chase
at Huntingdon and Sumas City, assisted by the Vnited Steates immigration officers, succeeded in arresting him and brought him back to
Chilliwack. He came before Major
Coote. police magistrate, for examination and was committed for trial
a: New Westminster.
May    27.���Nomina-
two  vacancies on  the.
tions  for the  -���	
Burnaby school board caused by the | & Bradley
1 resignations of Trustees Herd and
Churchland were received by Returning Officer A. G.  Moore today
j and  the election will  take place on
i Saturday, May 30. The candidates
nominated are: Mr. T. w. Mayne,
ex-chairman of the board; Mr. F. J.
i Russell and Mrs. Eunice Anna Dol-
i Ing.
LONDON, May 15.���The militant-
]y radical "Star" creates surprise bv
declaring that "Ulster must be given
a further option at the expiration of
the six-year limit. To every Irish-
Nationalist the Idea of using English soldiers to subjugate Irishmen
is abhorent. Coersion for Ireland
Is dead."
VICTORIA, May 27.���Messrs.
Armstrong and Rllis, selling agents,
yesterday held the first day's session
at Victoria of the government auction sale of property at Prince
George, Fort Oeorge and South Fort
George. In all 181 lots were disposed of, thf- total sum realized at the
morning and .ftcrnoon sessions be-
| ng approximately $80,000.
From Ira J. Walmsley, stating
that he understood the council had
looked over his property at Clayton
with a view to obtaining same as a
gravel pit, and wishing to know if
the council were prepared to make
him an offer for it. Received, the
council not having been considering
the advisability or obtaining his
From D. A. McRae, acting secretary of the Port Mann Board of
Trade, asking what action the Department of Marine and Fisheries
had taken with regard to the C.N.R.
application for foreshore at Port
Mann. Received, clerk to reply that
the council had made application for
the foreshore covering street ends,
but had heard nothing from'-the Department at Ottawa as to what action it intended to take.
From D. A. McRae, acting secretary of the Port Mann Board of
Trade, enclosing petition from members of the board asking the council
to make appropriations for roads to
connect Port Mann with the Hjorth
Itoad on the East and with the Yale
Road over the flats on the west side
of Port Mann, the routes to be optional with the council. Received
and laid over.
From J. T. Rhodes, re the K. and
M. B. Road oast of the Hall's Prairie
Road, asking if the council could see
its way clear to make an allowance
for the temporary construction of
this road so that they could get In
and out, providing they could not
see their way clear to put the road
in first-class shape. Received and
referred to Councillors Hebron and
Bradshaw and the engineer to grant
what assistance they could in the
From 3. E. Griffiths, Public Works
Engineer, stating that the matter
of the Kennedy Road crossing had
been referred to the Chief of Railway Engineers for his consideration.
From McQuarrie, Martin & Cas-
sady, re application of Dominion
Glazed Cement Pipe Co., Ltd., for
the cancellation of part of the old
Port Kells townsite, stating that they
would not be ready to proceed with
this application on June 1st, and
would ask for an adjournment of
the hearing on that date. Received.
Tenders on contracts were received
as follows: Ocean Park Road. I. M.
Clemens, $970; too high, work to
be done by day labor. J. Burkhart,
$248; Fred Klein, $465; awarded to
J. Burkhart. Hall's Prairie Road,
Ward 1, A. Triggs, $375; W. Both-
well, $315; R. F. McVittle, $330.60;
O. J. Deeming, $295; Davison, Stone
$625; awarded to C. J.
Deeming. Elgin Road ditching, I.
M Clemens. $1053: Rose &��� Haines.
$541.44; Hornby & Herman, $902.-
88:  awarded to Rose & Haines.
The clerk was Instructed to write
the Municipal Solicitors to appeal
the Mackensen case to the Court of
Appropriations were made for the
works, for which contracts were
awarded as above, in addition to the
following for Ward 2: Gravelling
Town Line Road, $50; gravelling
Hjorth Road, $50; repairing I.adner
Road,  $50.
Various accounts were passed and
ordered paid and council adjourned
to meet again Saturday, June 6th,
nt 1.30 p.m. at the Municipal Hall,
C.  M.  C.
white silk, and looked exceedingly
nice. Several friends attended the
ceremony. The young couple were
well known and well liked in fBat
part in the country, and their many
friends at the Hill exteSd congratulations also for their future happiness, and hope to see them both at
the coast on a visit within a short
A bush fire raged here for a few
.ours on Wednesday afternoon. It
s supposed it came from the direc-
ion of Craig where considerable
iurnlng has been done, to protect the
fimberland Lumber Company mill.
The wind changing brought the
flames at a great speed, through the
timber in the direction of the Scott
road, and for the good turnout of
ready firefighters, who worked exceedingly well, managed to control
the blaze. Mr. J. Ontshi's place had
a narrow escape and but for the
presence of mind of the firefighters
who pulled down part of his fence
that the fire was making short work
of. No danger Is felt now, the fire
having died down during the night
and the heavy dew helping to put a
stop to any more damage.
The site for the Newton Road
school is rapidly underway towards
clearing. A gang of men are engaged at the work. The new school
Is to be built during the summer
The Borgstrom Road has just been
completed, being opened up from
Newton Road to the McClannen
Road. The council are Inviting tenders for grubbing and grading the
Burkehart Road. Several houses
are under way and many new settlers
are about to reside In that vicinity.
That part has gone ahead in the last
twelve months.
Mr. C. Wright has secured a tenant for his house on the Richardson
Road. The parties moved In on
Wednesday. The newcomers are Mr.
and Mrs. Pach. of Vancouver.
Mr. R. M. Burns intends applying
for a renewal of license to sell
liquors at the Carlngton Hotel, South
At the annual meeting of the parish of St. Helen's, South Westminster the financial statement showed
the amount raised in the parish to
be $1,438.50 for the pa_t year.
Mr. Ottle is loading shingle bolts
at Kennedy siding. Two cars are
ready for shipping.
Strawberry Hill Farmers' Institute
placed a second order for a car
of feed with the Alberta Pacific
Grain Company, Vancouver, last
week. The Institute ls doing very-
good work along these lines, netting j
a saving of as much ns twenty perj.
cent, on the first carload.
On  Sunday  afternoon.  May
Studebaker Cars Cole Cars
M. R. Wells & Son
Salesroom   -   Moosomin Avenue
Indian Motoeycles Phone Eburne 17 L
J. JOHNSTON, Proprietor
Ladner, B. C. Phone 2
Dining Room Open AU Day Sunday.   Private Dining }
Room for Tourists.    Good Garage t
Fresh and Cured Meats
A. N. VORK, Proprietor. PHONE 21
No. 1 Shamrock Bacon and Hams.
So. 1 Circle Bacon and Hams.
So. 1 Southern Cross Butter.
Mnce November Last We Have Handled Nothing But No. 1
Fed Steer Beef.
TJhe iJetta Tjimes
U. S. A.   .   .   $1.50
Payable in
WHITE ROCK,    B.C., May 26.���
The White  Rock  hotel    bas    been
_^^^^^^_^^^^______________  24. a|'eased by    Mr     Anthony    Kengyel,
service of song, assisted by a musical [formerly of The Eagle Hotel, Van-
number or two, is arranged to take louver, and is now running under
place at the Institute Hall. Them's management. Mr. Kengyel has
occasion is for the student, Mr. Black. !l*nd a varied experience Inthis line
who for the past year has devoted jof business and was at one f.me con-
hls services from time to time andTected with tourist and summer
who is leaving the hill, his term hav-(hotel work in Switzerland.
Ing expired. Upwards of fifteen families arrived
Property on the Scott Road Hill tfrnni the cities to spent the Victoria
is being cleared. The parties inter-'Day week-end In their summer cot-
ested are having the work done towages here and a still larger number
do away with the wild land tax.       jcame Saturday and Sunday.
After a recent illness, Mr. S. M.l The floating pier and boat house
Snelllng, of Vancouver, is able to!n'li*-*"-nt to the "Rock." which were
get about again. He was on a visit I'lemollshed by the winter storms,
to friends here on Sunday. have   not   yet   been   completely   re-
  Ibullt. but the resident manager for
|The  Townsite  Company  is  erecting
temporary bathing and dressing ac-
^^^^^^b     jmR^g^sm j ommodation.
PORTLAND. May 2 7.���Right Rev. |     WHITE  ROCK, May  21.���Mr.  S.
Charles Si-adding, Episcopal bishop
of the diocese of Oregon, died early-
today  of  pneumonia.
W. Davis, formerly connected with
the staff of the G. N. R. at this
point but more recently operator at
Karnaso, Cal., for the N. ' ������
in on last night's train ana     '
main at White Rock tor the balanc
of the summer. ^_  ..,,
Miss   Preston,  of Vancouver, n
leased the premises adjacent w
Campers*   Supply  Stores     opJWj
the White    Rock    hotel,   ana
shortly open    up    a    ..hotograps
studio there. ..
of  people
A large number ���� .��-��� ,,-,-,*.
both Vancouver and New vv��
ster are expected to take ���*��������-"
of the special train whicn ���*'��
on Monday (Empire Day) ucn   e9
cities  to  this  Place,  reduced
Will be in order also.
Tho city council last eyenii -> d,,
ed a resolution requesting ���" |lie
trict of North Vancouver tois (.
necessary year's notice to - hwe
E. R. of their Intention to P<
the company's lighting ">���', ... ,-
franchise when same is avail
August,  1915. THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1914.
Mr.   J.   W.   Hamilton  spent the
week end with friends in Chilliwack
Mr.  Bob  Gunn  has purchased  a
new automobile.
Dr. A. A. King went to Vancouver on Wednesday morning.
A daughter was born on the 20th
to Mr. aad Mrs. John Antone.
Mr. Lambert and daughter spent
last week in Vancouver returning to
Ladner on Saturday.
Mr. Walter McLean spent the week
end with friends ln Ladner returning
to Vancouver on Monday afternoon.
Mr. Thomas Foster and party of
friends motored to Boundary Bay on
Mr. R. J. E. Brodie and wife are
paying an extended visit to their
old home in Markdale, Ont.
Mr. Groom spent the week-end in
Vancouver visiting friends and returned to business Tuesday morning.
Mr. Percy Gifford is spending the
Holidays at his home in Ladner.
Mr. E. Cammidge has purchased a
new automobile.
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Grant motored
to Vancouver Monday evening.
Mr. Jacobs, of the B. C. Electric,
was in Ladner on Tuesday on business.
Growing   Desire   to  Commemorate
Notable Corps Crystallizes at
Native Sons' Banquet.
slcal and mental calibre, and whose
motto, "Where Right and Glory
Lead," symbolizes their attitude. In
Teply, Mr. George Turner probably
expressed the feeling of the entire
corps with his simple "We came as
soldiers, and we did our duty."
Messrs. Jackman and Archer simi-
ariy acknowledged the honor.
Mayor Gray proposed the toast of
'The Pioneers." coupling with it the
names of Messrs. W. H. Keary, D.
S. Curtis, B. W. Shiles, Harry Hoy,
C. G. Major and J. S. Clute, Sr.,
from the city, and Messrs. E. A. Atkins and Donald McLean, Co-
Mr.    H. Mitchell, of Delta,
Mr. John McKee has been appointed as magistrate for the small debts
court with Mr. J. Jordan as deputy.
Mr. Jasper Nicolich is satisfactorily recovering from a severe attack
of pneumonia.
Mr. McLeod spent the week end
in Vancouver making a trip to Port
Hammond on Sunday.
After a long and serious illness
Mrs. Macklin passed away on Tuesday night.
Constable Morgan has been busy
for the past week collecting the dog
Miss Thelma Clark, Miss M. Grant
and Miss Eva York spent the week
end  with  Mrs.  Holllngsworth.
Mr. Bert Arthurs and wife, of Vancouver, spent the holiday with his
brother here.
Mr. Bishop spent tbe holiday in
Ladner visiting with Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. M. A. Goodwin, Mr. William
Porter, Mr. W. Goodwin and Mr.
and Mrs. J. Goodwin motored from
Vancouver on Sunday.
Mr. Clement, of Clement _. Lambert, Is at present at Mud Bay attending to tbe heating and plumbing
of Mr. Sam Weaver's new residence.
Mr. . 'cCallum, of Victoria, spent
ihe week end with friends in Ladner, returning to the capital Monday evening.
Miss C. Archibald returned to Van-
i ouver Tuesday morning after spending the week end with Mrs. Kershaw.
Miss Evelyn Lord and Miss G.
liennis left for Victoria on Monday
night for a two weeks' visit with
Mr. S. W. Walter and wife motored to Chilliwack on Sunday, returning on Monday night. Mr.
Percy Gifford and Miss Howard, of
Vancouver, accompanied them.
Mr. E. L. Berry and a party of
friends spent Monday at Boundary
Bay, where, in supite of the weather,
a most enjoyable time was experienc-
e 1 by all.
Mr. Roy Parr, of Custer, Wash.,
spent the holiday with friends in
Mr. George Burnside, wife and
family motored to Bellingham on
Mr. Bath has just completed the
painting of Mr. Sam Weaver's new
Mr. W. Frederick had to undergo
a severe operation in Vancouver last
week  and is slowly improving.
Mr. N. A. McDiarmid and party
of friends spent the holiday at
Grauer's Beach.
(From The British Columbian)
Appreciation of the    work   oi the  quitlam,    .���. ...._,._.., ���, .,,.,u_,
pioneers of this province was given 'and Henry Kipps, of Chilliwack. The
expression Tuesday when the Na- City of New Westminster was prone Sons of British Columbia, Post iposed by Judge Howay and replied to
��#.*���?* entena,ned about a hundred [by Mayor Gray and Aid. Goulet.
At ��� J?e. d t*n-er8 of tnis clty and I A�� tne old "mers present were
Sfi v ��*f 0dd Pell��WB' ball; at asked to sign a register, which will
which several speakers. Including
Sir Richard McBride, extolled their
deeds and told of the debt of gratitude owing to these trail blazers
of the past.
Notable among the guests were
three of the eight surviving members
of the detachment of Royal Engineers, 150 strong, who first landed
on the si'e of the capital of British
Columbia and gave it a place ln the
history of the province. These are:
Mr. George Turner, assistant Engineer of the Department of Public
Works In this city, Mr. Philip Jack-
man, of Chilliwack, and Mr. Sam
Archer. Mr. L. F. Bonson, the
fourth member, whom it was expected would be present, was not well
enough to attend, to the great regret
of all.
At this gathering, a feeling which
bas been growing for some time
crystallized in the expression of a
hope that the Native Sons would undertake the project of erecting a permanent memorial to the Engineers
while yet a few of them survive to
realize the regard in which they are
held. The suggestion was advanced
by Grand Chief Factor J. J. Johnston, and was emphatically endorsed by Sir Richard McBride and other
Mrs. Sydney Trust returned to
Ladner on Saturday after spending
a few days with friends ln Vancouver.
Mrs. Chevalley returned on Tuesday after undergoing a successful
operation on her eye in New Westminster.
Messrs. Howard Bros, with a large
party of friends chartered the launch
B. U. for the holiday and spent the
day  at  Pitt Meadows.
The S.S. Birdswell loaded a cargo
chiefly consisting of hay and straw
at local ports last Saturday for Victoria.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Davie and family
spent the holiday at Boundary Bay
where they entertained a party of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sutherby and
family left last week for Abbotsford,
where they Intend making their new-
George    Baker    and    Percy
One of the most notable features
of the affair was an intensely Interesting sketch of early times in the
city, contributed by His Honor Judge
F. W. Howay, grand historian of the
order, whose, talk, illuminated by
his wide knowledge of official
records and early documents, recalled to the old timers events in which
they themselves had taken part.
Starting with the first rumors of
gold  ln  British  Columbia  ln   1858,
be preserved in the archives of Post
No. 4. It bears the following names:
W. McAdam, Thos. Gifford, W. A.
Dashwood-Jenes, Hugh Gunn, W. T.
L, House, H. J. A. Burnett, Reuben
Ely, H. Haggman, S. G. Tidy, D. Mc-
Fadden, Geo. Meade, John Pope
Henry Kipp, H. A. Wilson, J. H.
Perkins, Oapt. Wllberg, J. Johns,
M. J. Phillips, Thos. Turnbull, Rev.
Geo. Ditcham, Thos. Ovens, Peter
Grant, John Sprott, W. A. Henderson. W. J. Brennan, J. R. Brennan,
Harry Hoy, J. S. Clute, Philip Jack-
man. J. M. Wise, Wm. Cassady, Alf.
Mann, S. J. Pearce, Thos. Isblster,
Jaraos Wilson, John Cbappell, S.
Archer, A. W. McLeod, Wm. Howay,
John Calbick, James Harvey, W.
Mathers, J. W. Sinclair, Capt. Rogers, B. W. Shiles. A. E. White,
Henry Morey, Wm. H. Keary, Don-
al McLean, W. A. Duncan, John Mc-
Murphy, Alf. Wintemute, Flndlay
Stewart, W. H. McKay, Joe. Henley,
Robt. May, T. F. Sinclair, C. J. Robson, Jas. Anderson, L. Thornber,
Geo. Cunningham, J. Sayer, A. Peele,
A. P. Grant, Geo. Turner, Bob Wintemute, W. Norman Bole, H.
Mitchell, W. Cameron, C. G. Major,
Nels Nelson, James Wise, Chas. Warwick, Geo. Warwick, E. A. Atkins,
Alex. Sangster, D. S. Curtis and R.
A. Braden.
STEVESTON,   Lulu   Island,   May
26.���From an attack of the grippe,
Miss Bernice McCallan is recovering.
One  of   the   pleasing   features  of
he Empire day celebration on Friday was the dancing around the May
teil the ymumg Una
about M in our Classified Ads.
They all know a Hecate is
.but they don'tall
to ceti
The Ladner - Steveston
|   Terry Service
Spring and Summer Schedule
Beginning Monday, April 20, the
steamer Sonoma will run on her
spring and summer schedule, as follows: Leaves at 8.30 a.m., 12.30
and 6.30 p.m. Vancouver passengers can make connection by taking
the 8.30 a.m., 12.30 and 6.30 p.m.
cars at Granville street station. New
Westminster passengers should take
the Eburne cars at 8.00 a.m., 12.00
and 6.00 p.m. and the Steveston cars
at Eburne.
<X)ND__NT��*BD      ADV-CRTIUUOine
For Sale, For Exchange Wtmtsd te
Purchase, To Let. Lost, Found. Work
Wanted Situations Vacant, 1 cent per
word. Minimum. �� cents for eay oae
advt. These rates for eaeh wit*, order.
AH Want Ads. must be In by t p.se.
on Tho rede jr.
pole, carried out in artistic fashion
His Honor rapidly sketched the rush lunder the direction of the teachers,
of gold seekers from California to j It is stated here that Mrs. Wythe then unorganized territory gen- cliffe Trites will build a residence
erally referred to as New Caledonia, -resting   $5000   on   her  property   on
now the mainland of British Columbia, the only settlements on which
were the Hudson's Bay forts; the
Influence of Sir James Douglas, then
Governor of the Crown Colony of
Vancouver Island, and of Sir E.
Bulwer, Colonial Secretary, on the
affairs of the new colony; the selection of, flrst Derby, and later New-
Westminster, or Queensborough, as
capital of the mainland, despite the
attempts of the Governor to make
Victoria the gold shipping centre by
extending its jurisdiction as capital
over the mainland; the early activi-
loncton street  adjacent to the B.C.
Electric  Railway.
In a fast game at London's ranch
on Friday evening the Richmond
earn defeated the Ladner Beavers
���y a score of three to one, and is
ow tied with Westham Island for
irst place in the Lower Fraser Val-
ey Lacrosse League. Under the
eadership of Tully McLean the
vhole Richmond team put up a ster-
ing game.    The local boys lined up
as follows:   A.  McDonald,  goal;   W.
McLean,  point;    E.   London, cover
point; S. Gilmore, first defence; H.
ties   of   the   real   estate   speculators [McDonald, second defence;  J. Blair,
and   the   first   government   sales   of | Dird defence; T. McLean, centre; L.
lots;  and the despatch of the Royal (London,    third    home;   L.   Gilmore,
*   to   establish | econd    home;    J.    McDonald,   first
home; L. McLean, outside home; T.
Mrs. Wiggin, photographer, Home
rtralt Studio, Ladner.    See show
Smith     motored     from       Vancou- ^Engineers'   detachment
ver  on   Monday  and  spent  the  day law and order.
in Ladner. '    He referred to the titanic task of
_____ creating a city on the site of a pri-
The   Colony    Farm     stud   horse, ?-eyal forest���one of the best timber
Bowhill  Baron,"  which  will travel I*��lti ever seen, as it was described
r rtralt Studio, Ladner.    see snow rj-owniii  earon,     -vuic*.   �����������   ������ alM>ted   SOme   ODinions   of   New
case outride Clement & Lambert's the Delta this ^ ��� ;���� Mi H. S d.,. ��m��
More. Opening day, Tuesday, Junejo ^^^^f" M.are flattering and some otherwise. Pass-
9th. "������  luc ing   to   more   personal   affairs,   the
For all Building Supplies and Fuel
Oil, apply to the B.C. Transport Co.,
Ltd., 505 Westminster Trust Building.    Office phone 826; wharf phone
Among the week end visitors at
the Delta Hotel were Mr. and Mrs.
M. Gillespie, of Vancouver, Mr. and
Mrs. W. Kirkland. Mr. A. Kemp. F.
Murray, D. Munro and Mr. J. Mac-
Mr. Robinson, principal of the
Vancouver Normal School, returned
to Vancouver last Thursday evening.
Mi*. Sullivan, school Inspector for
the Delta municipality, returned
with him.
Seeds���Timothy, Alsyke and red
clover, bran, shorts, Soy bean meal,
oil cake meal, dairy chop, Purity
flour, fertilizers, kept In stock by
Hiackman-Ker Milling Co
Rich, agent, Ladner, B. C.
H. N.
To raise funds for furnishing the
\anciOuvelr!   rooms   in   .the. .London
.lcKinney, inside home.
In preparation for the fishing sea-
on business several Japanese stores
re being built in various parts of
At the services at the Richmond
���lethodist  church,   Sunday   morning,
Rev. J. H. Wright report id on the
....       , speaker   recalled   the   fact   that   the ^conference at Kamloops.
A strawberry festival and pro me- flrgt hou8e ^ here wag      t up by (    ^ daughter  0f  Mr.   and
nade concert will be given undei   he Mr_ w   j  Armstrong, the first wharf *Mrs.   T.   Laing.   of   Sea  Island,   was
auspices   of   the   members   o     the by Mr< j   T   Scotti colo_el ���.. court_ ated on  for ap,pendicitis  at the
Ladies' Aid of the Methodist church __.,_ the chiIdren-s friend of May Day .Vancouver    General    Hospital    last
on June 24. rame.     Rev. Dr. White, father of a :*week.    The baby came through the
���  prominent  citizen,    held    the    first 'operation   well   and  Is  now   rapidly
It is said that several local  peo- church service on what is now Lytton '-recovering,
pie suffered great inconvenience by Square, at  which  attended  one  wo- |    victoria  Dav snorts and  the   cir-
having   their  water  supply  cut  off man, Mrs. J. B. Kennedy, two child- CUB drew many Richmond people to
last week.    How pleased they must jren,   and   some   fifty   or  sixty  men. Vancouver yesterday,
be to find that the dry weather hns-jTrinity Cathedral was built in 18t>0,
at last taken a turn in their favor. |the Rev.  John Sheepshanks coming
  |ln   for  honorable  mention,   as  also
In most of the Ladner stores local Itho famous chime of bells   present-
be  *jad  (or  sale   ed     by     Baroness     Burdett-Coutts,
have   abo Khich perished    in the big    fire of
and   in   a i"98
The FUES Are Here
You can't stop tbe microbe
carrying pests from coming
but you can keep tbem out
of your house by using
Doors from $1.25 Up
Windows from 25c Up
Clement & Lambert
FOR SALE���For sale cheap one new
Massey-Harris "Great West" Separator. Will sell cheap for castor will trade for stock or prodooe.
Terms If required. Machine enn
be seen at Windebank's Lumber
Yard, Mission City.
WANTED.���Married man wants
position on farm. Oood all-
round man. First-class references.
Apply E. A. Ashdown, Devoy
street, Sapperton,  B.C.
FOR SALE���Fine Milk Cow.   Apply
If. J. Kirkland. Ladner.
FOR SALE.���Delivery rig with 00-v-
er.    E. L. Berry, Ladner.
Sensitive cavities    prepared    and
filled absolutely painlessly    by the
new nitrous-oxide-oxygen method.
Eburne Station, B. C.
Phone Eburne 111
Combings made into Switches,
Transformation Curls, etc. Send
card for information.
All classes of Hair work to
The Wig Makers
115,   116,   117  McLeod  Block,
New Westminster,  B.C.
Gentlemen's Toupees our Specialty.
lettuce   may  now
The   Delta   strawberries
made   theJr   appearance   _	
short time it is hoped to see them
Mr. and Mrs. Pacey, of Vancouver, were week end visitors with
Mr and Mrs. Rich. Sunday was
spent at Mr. Rich's camp at Che-
wassen, amoug the party being Mr.
and Mrs. James Grisdale and Mr.
E. Bell.
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, May 26.���
Richmond   voters   will   probably   be
asked by the council next month to
New Westminster was incorporated approve of  a  $40,000  water exten-
ln 1860, having the honor of being 'sion bylaw, 'l'he bylaw is in course
the flrst incorporated municipality 'of preparation at present and will be
in British Columbia, not excepting considered at the next regular
Victoria, which tollowed the next 'council meeting. Up to the present
year. The establishment of a mint Itime, extensions to the water system
ln the Royal City, with its laconic Ihave been made out of current rev-
epitaph: "Grease it and lay it jenue, the whole municipality thus
away," was recalled. Judge Howay 'sharing the cost. In the future, ac-
concluded with a tribute to the work 'cording to the council's plans, they
lot the pioneers���"We have but built will be made out of this bylaw. Wa-
��� 'on what they wrought." ter consumers will thus pay for the
A    \   King made a quick trip I    Ag    0f peculiar    interest    to the ,-Xtensions, because Interest and sink-
 -*"-"�����'   ���-"���"""���   ���"       .-., h ���,,*-��� to Vancouver and back  last Satur- ;p*0neers.  His Honor read a list of ,lng fund on the loan will bechargetl
lub House for Teachers, whicn will Leaving  Lndncr at six ;tne merchants advertising    in    the  to the water department.
The court
l��* opened In August by the King , ":'-. '1'*1J'M. doctor "motored" to town 'flrIt 'issue'of The Brlt^_h'coliimbIan~ of revision on" the assessment roll
mider the auspices of the Hands- , uw * 0" , a 8u-ceS8flli opera- February 13, 1861, following up with Will be held at Bridgeport school,
Across-the-Sea   movement,   n   tea  is   ^����  ^ ^ nuI.rar(1 Banitorlum, be- a roll call of the flrst city directory,  June 11, at 10 a.m.
to be given  on  Friday. June  5, at !                            {   L   ,___ _t n !publlghed In 1863.
ihe   home   of   Mrs.   C.   A.   Douglas, , ing W     (    s,_  RU.hardi   ln
vancouver,   by
'���itional Club.
the   Women's   Edit
Admission 25c
The members of the Women's
Christian Temperance Union are requested to meet at the home of Mrs.
Wilfred Roberts, of the Slouuh
Road, at 2.30 p.m.. on Tuesday, June
-nd, in order to select delegates for
the convention at Victoria, also superintendents for the new year. Rev.
' J. Hastie will afterwards address
the meeting.
XEW YORK, May 27.���Colonel
Roosevelt returned this morning to
Washington nnd immediately piling-
hapter   nas   added   to   the   Newton
ragedy   yesterday     afternoon   when
the coroner's inquest returned a ver-
'd Into work at the Outlook office. ,tlje ������(; ^ of M��� .,-*,��� Ezra
  Newton. 2384 Sixth avenue West.was
caused  by bullet wounds self-infllct-
In the course of a
Mr and Mrs .lohn McKee, "Ros-graceful tribute to the pioneers, re-
etti "' had as their guests on Mon- jmarked on the suggestion to erect
liv Principal Mackay, Miss Mac- a lasting memorial to the Royal En-
<,*, and Armour MacKay. Profes- glneers. saying no more meritorious
��� -\'ir_ reor-ie Pidgeon Rev proposal could be laid before public
S��r, m?, F I MlJ Pidgef Archie .bodies-and individuals alike.
and Mrs.  E. Leslie HW Arcnie. banquet   which   followed.
Uoyd and Mar ion P ��WOa, Prtfes > to(lst of the 0l.-n(j Post of B
sor Morton (Toiontol. M��JW ����' L felicitouslv proposed by Mr.
W.   il.   Leckie  Duncan,  Keith    and ren]lp.  ,o        Qpan(,
Walter l.eckie of \ ancouver comin- ch.e{ Factor - - Johnston, who
out and returning over the road o> _-f-rml t0 the h0nor he felt it to be
mote/. if0 head a body of unique character,
numbering among Its members many
. .   ..,.-���,��.��� ,who had achieved posts of high hon-
\ F.RDICT OK  SI ICIDE. |  _, ,a ^ provinc-
VANCOl'VER.   May   27.���Another |    TI]- "p|onePrs    of Pioneers." was
. 0.
Ferry Auto Stage
ladner-Vancouvei Service
Auto leaves corner Fraser
Arm and River Road alt 7:00
and 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 and
6:00 p.m., connecting with all
ferries at Woodward's Landing.
Ferry Free.
Mineral and
Soda Waters
New Westminster, B. C.
Manufacturer of Soda Water,
Ginger Ale,  and all Kinds of
Summer Drinks.
Your Patronage Solicited.
Advertise in Delta Times
"What's Your Phone Number?"
Can You Answer Tbis Question
If not, don't yon know yon tn
losing business and running risk.
What is more necessary than a telephone in case o>f sickness or fire?
Delta  Telephone   Co.,   Ltd.
I<ands on Kennedy lake. Clayoqnot
"is'rlct, Vancouver Island, will be
thrown open to pre-en*Ptl��n on June
'''��� The land orfice at Alberni will
'j'-al with the claims. Pre-emptor*
''' sirous of filing their clnlms should
hc on hand at Alberni at 9 o'clock
"ii the day arranged.
NEW YORK. May 27.���New York
continues to swelter in the hottest
weather for so early In the season
for SO years. At 10 o'clock lt was
6 5 and rising.
how Mr. W. Norman Bole referred
I o them in proposing a toast to the
| toyal Engineers. "Pullman" nio-
ineers. said Mr. Bole, do not under-
tand the gigantic labors undertaken
I y these men the survivors
of whom indicate their splendid phy- j pieied
^^____^__-______________________ i
o*_ickly stops  coughs,
Cis tliroit and lur.es.
cures   colds,
end   h
SS cents.
EBURNE, Point Grey, May 22.���
Mr. Ci. A. Macdonald. manager of
the Royal Bank, is away on his
holidays, his place being taken by
Mr. J. W. 1-ogan, who was the first
manager of the bank here.
The members of Grace church
U3pworth League spent a social evening with the Eburne Epworth Lea-
gti" on Monday.
The mandate has gone forth from
the municipal ball that all houses
adjacent to sewer mains must be
immediately connected. This ls a
health  precaution.
V. C. Smith Is erecting a residence costing $n,200 on Balsam St.,
Kerrisdale. F. Clay is building on
the same street a residence costing
Tho Magee school is being com-
i-.nder the direction of the
school hoard. Two rooms are already occupied by pupils and the
remainder will be In about a month.
In backyard gardens bt Kerrlsdale, cabbages weighing two to
three pounds may be seen.
Annual Doings at   Bridgeport    Are
liargely Attended and Pass Off
CAMBIE, Lulu island, May 23.���
Opening at 11 o'clock with singing
by the school children and patriotic
addresses by Reeve Bridge, Clerk
G. O, Wlllson, Trustees Thompson
and Easterbrook, and Mr. W. Bailey,
Richmond's Empire Day celebrations
yesterday were attended by large
numbers and went off in splendid
fashion. Each year Empire Day Is
observed with a celebration at the
Bridgeport, school under the direction of tlie school trustees, participated in by pupils from all the
local Bchools, and with favorable
weather yesterday all previous successes  were  eclipsed.
The sports were the occasion of
much healthy rivalry. There was a
lacrosse match between two picked
teams, that captained by Thomas
Laing winning. A girls' basketball
game was won by the quintette captained by Miss Rees. Prizes were
donated by the school board to the
winners in a long list of field sports.
blrst prize winners were as follows:
Thread and needle race, E. Ter-
nell and Miss Lanoville; dressing
race, Joe Harten: 50-yard dash,
boys under seven, U. Edgerson;
Kirls' under seven, E. Woodhead; B0
yard dasn, boys under ten, H. Ingram; girls under ten, G. Davis;
relay race, boys, Charles Rathbun's
team; relay race, girls, Marjorie
Wright's team; 100-yard clash, E.
Ternell; 75-yard daSh, girls, Celia
| Murphy; quarter-mile race, girls, E.
Buckingham; half mile race, boys,
Angus McConnell.
RENO,  May  27.���l*resident .1.   E.
Stubbs of the University of Nevada
I today dropped dead of heart disease.
Common*, Pusses  Bill  Which  Automatically Becomes Law Under
Parliament Act.
LONDON, May 20.���The first bill
to become law under the operation
of the parliament act is the Welsh
disestablishment bill, which passed
its third reading In the House of
Commons last night by a vote of
328 to 251. Renewed interest has
teen taken in the Welsh disestablishment bill during the past month,
owing to its Importance to the
church ard churchmen. Under the
parliament act the bill automatically becomes law after its third passage by the House of Commons, no
matter what action the House of
Lords may take.
Among other things, the bill provides that so far as Wales and Monmouth are concerned, the church of
England will cease to be established
by law; all cathedrals and ecclesiastical corporations will be dissolved;
the bishops of the four Welsh dio-
ocoses will cease to be members of
House cf Lords; the present ecclesiastical law will cease to exist as law;
no ecclesiastical court will have any
coercive jurisdiction; and the bis-'
hops and clergy will not be members of or be represented in the
nouses of convocation of the provinces of Canterbury.
POUT    COQUITLAM, May   27.-���
At a special meeting of the   school
board yesterday  ino.ning, the board
! approved   Of   Architect   Bamforth's
pi ins   for  the   four-roomed   Central
school snd  decided to call for ten-
| ders  lit   i-nee.     Tenders  must  he  in
I by the last of May and the building
I will he commenced as Boon alter aa
p.is-Jible.    Trustee D. It. St wart occupied  the chair In  the  . licence of
I Chairman A. Mars. THE DELTA TIMES
THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1914.
Methodist   Conference  at  Kamloops
Closes���Old    Historic    Camp
Ground to Be Sold.
KAMLOPS, May 21.���The Methodist conference closed its sessions'
yesterday. It was decided to hold
thc next year's meeting in Queen's
Avenue Methodist church, New Westminster, W. W. Abbott, B.A., minister.
Permission was granted to sell a
historic property, namely, the old
CMlilwack camp ground, the scene
ln years gone by of memorable
events in annals of churoh in British Columbia.
Tho title to the church's property
at Ocean Park was perfected by election of a new board of trustees.
The final draft of the stationing,
committee on being presented showed changes at the following points:
Victoria, Belmont avenue, J. Rob-
son, B.A.; Salt Spring Island, A. T.
Bell; Nanaimo, Wallace street, F. W.
Hardy, M.A., B.D.; I_adysml��h. T. G.
Griffiths; Cumberland, W. J. Elliott,
B.A.; Vancouver, Fourteenth avenue,
R. F. Stillmau; Vancouver Central,
J. G. Brown, M.A.; Vancouver, Wilson Heights, W. P. Ewlng, B.D.;,
Vancouver, Beaconsfleld, Wm. Boul-
ton; Lynn Valley, A. E Stevenson;
Mission City, D.W. Scott; Sajpperton,
A. E. Redman; Cloverdale, 0. T.
Mackenzie; Enderby, J. W. Hedley,
M.A.; Armstrong, J. A. Wood; Vernon, Wm. Vance, B.A.; Mount View,
Gordon Tanner, B.A.; Keremeos,
Frank Stanton, B.A.
The following were elected as
chairmen of the various districts:
Victoria, Rev. Robert Wilkinson;
Nanaimo, S. J. Green; Vancouver
(Bast), E. Manuel; Vancouver
(West), Dr. Sipprell; Westminster,
A. E. Roberts; Kamloops, W. L.
Hale, B.A.; Kootenay (West), R. J.,
Mclntyre; Kootenay (East), W. E.
Dunham; Port Simpson, J. C. Spencer, M.D.; Okanagan, J. C. Swltser,
B.A.; Prince George, C. E. Botsold.
The residence of Mr. Rudolf Ahner was totally destroyed by flr9
on Thursday afternoon. Jt is
thought that the sun's rays shining
through the window ilirn.'-y ur-nn
a small mirror set fire to some
clothes  hanging   nearby.     Mr.   and
Shannon    Bros.'   New    Building  at
Cloverdale Proves Attraction
to Visitors.
CLOVERDALE,     May     19.���The
Jury Finds    Kong,    Charged With !
Murder of Mrs. Millard, Guilty
on Lesser Count.
VANCOUVER,       May     22.���The
new dairy barn on the dairy farm of I jury in the case against John Kong,
Shannon Bros., at Cloverdale, is I the Chinese boy charged with the
proving quite an attraction to visitors to the town and many autoists
stop at the farm to inspect what is
undoubtedly one of the finest equipped dairy barns in the Dominion of
Canada, if not on the American
Located on the brow of the hill,
about half a mile from the main
portion of tbe town, this barn with
Its long rows of windows, resembles
more a huge pavilion or summer hot
house than barn. The structure is
buiit on a concrete base which rises
about six feet above the ground, the
sides of the barn proper containing
one long row of glass ventilators.
The interior of the barn is lined
throughout the "V" joint and the
floors are of cement. Water is supplied to the cows by means of a
patent trough which fills automatically, assuring clear running water
all the time. The water is supplied
from an artesian well on the farm.
An electric milking machine with
a capacity of 62 cows, that number
of stalls having been fitted up, does
all the milking. The milk goes into
covered milk containers fitted in such
a manner that it is impossible (or
the milk to become contaminated.
The contents of the containers are
dumped Into a cooling and bottle filling machine and the bottles are automatically sealed.
These bottles are previously washed hy a patent washing machine and
every precaution is taken to have all
foreign  substance removed.
The cleanliness maintained ln
both the barn and milk room Is most
praiseworthy. In the opinion of
everyone who has visited this up-to-
date dairy farm, the aome of perfection has been reached in the
handling of milk.
murder of Mrs. Charles Millard, after nearly 7 1-2 hours' deliberation
yesterday afternoon, brought in a
verdict of manslaughter, for which"
the maximum sentence may be life
Imprisonment. The prisoner was
remanded until the end of the assizes for sentence.
The jury was a long time in coming to an agreement, the point at
issue being as to whether there was
sufficient evidence of provocation to
justify a verdict of manslaughter or
whether the verdict should be murder.
Mr. Justice Gregory iu his charge
to the jury was at great pains to
put before them the law on these
points, and what is believed to be
a precedent in criminal jurisprudence in a British court was established when tho foreman of the jury
asked for a transcript of the court's
address so that they could be guided by it and the request was granted by the court.
.itir.ens' Celebration of Victoria Day
Passes Off Without a Dull
CLOVERDALE,      May    26.���The
cifhens'  celebration  held  here  yes-
-   - . ,_ l,terda"r was marked by fair weather,
Mrs. Ahner were hoeing 'n the fie'd happy crowds and a splendid pro-
when their attention was drawn lo'gramme of sports. So energetic were
the house by some of Mr. Coult-.'s ,'the committee that not a dull mo-
land clearing gang. All the nearby ment occurred during the afternoon,
neighbors responded -vaiingly and (and to crown all the opera house and
salvaged some of the furniture, etc. sixteen piece orchestra from Blaine,
The wind, which was blowing quite Provided an opportunity for the de-
a gale, suddenly changed and with jvotees of the terpsicorean art to en-
a sweep of flame from the burning Joy themsenves to the limit. About
house burnt up all the salvaged ef- !tw�� hundred couples attended the
fects. Mr. Ahner had just been ilv-!ball and dancing was maintained un-
lng in the house six months since it,1" 2 a.m.
was completed and this stroke of ill I In the flve-men team pigeon shoot,
luck at the busy time of the year i^adner carried off the Wilson chal
lenge cup and five boxes of cigars
with a total score of 88. Two baseball games were staged. In the flrst
Kensington went down to defeat before the Ladner team, score 4-2. In
the second fixture, Kensington secured revenge by defeating the Murrayville athletes by a score of 10
__.   ,        .       ;runs to 3.    Cash prizes of $10 were
ed a tent and when this is put up Warded the winners.    Mr. J. J. Wtl-
Mr. Ahner will proceed to build an  '
is quite a set-back to him. Fortunately he had the house insured recently, but this will not recompense
him for the loss of all his furniture,
personal effects, etc., which were all
consumed In such a short time. The
family are being housed by neighbors and Mr. Chas. Fisher has loan
other house at once.    A great deal.__,,___-,   .
of sympathy is felt for Mr. Ahner, jtreasurer.
who has made many friends in    the '
short time he has resided here,    lt
is also reported that the old school
house between Port Kells and Langley  Fort,  on  Town  Line  road,  has
been totally destroyed by fire from
a bush fire, which has been raging
all the week.
.on was chairman of the sports committee;   Mr.  A.  B.  Parr,  secretary-
EDMONDS, May 21.���In accordance with the action of the Burnaby
council, Kngineer McPherson has
started tho work of oiling various
streets In the municipality. Yesterday the work was started on Edmonds ar.d Sixth Streets. A total
mileage of 17.3 mile's will be oiled
before the  work  is completed.
The following :ire the streets to
be treated: Douglas road. Riverway,
UMmoro avenue, Douglas to Cambridge; Esmond avenue, Hastings
to Eton; Cambridge street, Boundary to Carlton; Sperling avenue,
Broadway io Barnet; Broadway,
Sperling to Bainbridge; North road,
Royal Oak avenue, Watllng to Carlyle; Patterson nvenue, Kingsway to
Trafalgar*; Trafalgar street, Patterson to Imperial; Edmonds, Kings-
*vay to Sixth; Sixth street, Esmonds
to Tepth.
EBURNE, Point Grey, May 23.���
.Secretary Peace of the board of
school trustees and the committee
working with him have secured
many donations to the field sports
which will be held for Point Grey
school children on June 20. Subscriptions have been limited to $2
in order that, as many as possible
may participate. Everybody present at the sports will be presented
with a medallion.
The municipal tennis courts at
Kerrisdale are in shape for the season and much exciting sport may
bo witnessed there.
Four contracts have been let for
houses   in   the  new  C.   P.   R.   sub-
division,  southwest  of old  Shaugh
nessy  Heights.
Thursday the wedding of Captain
Clarence DeBeck, president of the
Fernridge Lumber Company, 135 Columbia Street East, to Miss Marguerite Mae Leusch took place in
Seattle. Mr. and Mrs. DeBeck returned to the city last evening.
Will Operate in Ten Days.
EVERETT, May 22.���Geo. Mitchell, owner of the Stanwood
Tidings who was in Everett, said
the new plant of the Pacific Coast
Condensed Milk Co., now building at
East Stanwood, will be the largest in
the state of Washington, although
the company has several big factories in other towns. The company
will manufacture its own cans at
East Stanwood. "Within ten days
the plant will be ready to receive
and handle milk, and within a
month the entire factory is expected
to be in operation, witb a dally output of 250,000 pounds of condensed
milk," said Mr. Mitchell. "Most of
the machinery is on the ground and
some of it is being installed by the
ninety workmen employed on construction work."
Break in Canal Causes Loss.
NORTH YAKIMA, May 22.���Damage amounting to several thousand
dollars was done to three farms ln
the Naches valley, north of this
city, early Wednesday morning when
twenty-eight feet of the recently
constructed Wapato canal of the Pacific Power & Light Co. went out,
flooding all the land below it. The
flood cut a channel eight feet deep
for several hundred yarus through
one farm, filled cellars, covered lower lands with mud, forced Naches
water plant of the company to shut
down until repairs are made, and
necessitated using the Selah irrigation canal for city water supply for
this city temporarily.
Apples Averaged 91-20 a Box.
SPOKANE, May 22.���Reports
submitted at the annual meeting
here of the trustees of the North
Pacific Fruit Distributors showed
that in 1913 fruit growers in the
Pacific Northwest had shipped 3,-
958 cars of fruit and 1125 of potatoes and had derived from their sale
a grand total of $3,069,935. Apples brought an average price of
$1.26 per box. Carload shipments
made last season by the various districts comprised in the distributors'
association were: Yakima, 1271;
Hood River, 995; Wenatchee, 322;
Walla Walla, 396; Idaho-Oregon,
505; Garfield, 135: SDokane, 214;
and Montana, 108.   *
Gunn Found Guilty.
BELLINGHAM,   May   22.���A.   C.
Gunn, a stock broker of Seattle, was
found guilty by a jury in the superior court Wednesday on a charge
....    _ ,    ..-,.,of grand larceny.   The charge grew
T. McGuigan and Mrs. R. J. Anton, out of the purchase of a bank at
caused  much  amusement.      At the     '""* ""
close of the first half of the programme Mrs. J, B. Kirk, who officiated as chairman for the evening,
gave a short address, remarking on
the good attendance and support of,
those present.
The second half of the programme
opened with a solo by Mr. H. Banks,
followed  by a pianoforte   duet   by
Miss O.  Sayer and Miss  B.  Sayer,
which   was  worth   the   highest   of
praise.    A piano selection  by  Miss
M. Adamson was much enjoyed from
the   talented  young  musician.       A
recitation by Eve Banks was received
with great applause.      A  song by
Miss Laura Kirk, "Games of Childhood Days," was sang very becomingly.      A recitation  by Miss Alice
Haslam, "Innocence," was very good.
A   pianoforte   selection  by  Mrs.  J.
McLay and Miss E. Kilman was much
appreciated.      A   solo   by   Mrs.   G.
Earsman was well received.   A comic
������ong, Mr. Lindley kept the audience
in a good deal of mirth with his extremely funny songs.    A song by Mr.
R. J. Anton, by special request, "Now
I Have to Call Him Father," caused
much amusement as Mary Ann.   The
programme closed by a rendering of
"Marching   Through   Georgia."    by
three of a kind,  consisting of  Miss
E.  Kilman,   Mr.  F.  Hicklenton   and
Mr,   Cavilerro.    Refreshments   were
then served  by the willing helpers,
a plentiful supply for everyone.   The
floor   was   then   made   in   readiness
for a dance.    Everyone enjoyed the
evening and had a good time.    The
dancing broke up with everyone arriving   home  about  daybreak.    The
music   was   furnished   by    Mr.    W.
Atchison, who did justice to his part
of the programme and much thanks
was felt to Miss Rice for lending tho
The first entertainment or musical
evening given by the Strawberry Hill
Women's Institute took place at the
Farmers' Institute HUI on Friday,
May 22. The hall was nicely filled
and the evening will be remembered
by those present for some time to
come as a very pleasant and enjoyable event. The programme for the
evening was very good and well
worth the highest of praise to those
taking part. The programme consisted of two parts. During the first
half Miss Kilman opened the evening
with a pianoforte selection, followed
by a song, "He Had to Get Under
to Fix His Automobile," by Mr. R.
J. Anton; violin selection by Mr.
Cavilerro, which was very pleasingly
received; song, "The Song that
Reached My Heart," Mrs. J. Haslam.
which received great applause;
pianoforte selection by Miss B. Sayer,
which also received loud applause;
pianoforte duet by Mrs. J. D. McLay
and Miss E. Kilman, which was much
appreciated; song duet by Mrs. J.
Haslam and Mr. H. Banks. "Larboard Watch," was of the highest
merit; song, "Dolly's Revenge," Mrs.
G. Earsman, was enthusiastically received;  sketch, "A Mean Man," Mr.
Twice the amount can be cut in ay sharp,   thin
Unionists Suddenly Refuse to Debate
Further and Measure Goes
to Lords. '
LONDON, May _..���By a vote of
351 to iii, a majority of 77, the
House of Commons yesterday afternoon pria-ied the Home Rule Bill. The
end of the hard-fought struggle came
quite suddenly, the Unionists refusing to debate the bill without further iuiorniatiuu as to the government's intentions ln regard to the
proposed amending measure.
Premier Asquith lifted a corner
of the veil, but though Mr. Andrew
Bonar Law, leader of tbe opposition,
admitted that the Premier's words
were conciliatory, he hastened to add
that Mr. Asquith had not told them
anything. To discuss the third reading under the circumstances would,
he said, be futile and ridiculous.
He added: "Let the curtain ring
down on this contemptible farce. It
Is only the end of an act and not of
the play. The government can carry
tbe bill through parliament, but the
concluding act of the drama will be
the country, where an appeal to the
people will not end In a farce." .   .... -   ��������>   wure  iou
The  House  of    Lords afterwards j *-*"oloIe at the present time.    Out of
fonnnlly read the bill a flrst time,   ""is number there are
r-__ ��   _,___ ..
Sumas last fall. Gunn was charged
with obtaining $1200 In the deal
in an unlawful manner. Motions
for a new trial and an appeal will
be made by GunnSs attorneys.
Fish Traps Are Valued.
BELLINGHAM, May 23. ��� The
Whatcom county grand Jury recommended that the flshtraps of Point
Roberts township be raised to $927,-
712, but the board of equalization of
the township placed the total valuation of the locations at $273,221,
less than one-third of the amount
recommended. However, the township officials did increase the valuations to more than double what they
were last season, when the total
valuation was $111,750.
Rail-Hay Contracts Let.
TACOMA,     May   23.���Announcement has been made by J. C. Breed-
love,    assistant     engineer    of the
Northern Pacific, in charge of construction of the Point Defiance water   grade   line,   that   the   contract
for  the   ballasting of  the   line  and
the laying of the track between the
Nelson   Bennett  tunnel  and  Tenino
had been let to the Porter Brothers-
Grant    Smith    Company.      Double
track will  be laid for a distance of
sixty miles.    The same company has
also been awarded the contract for
the laying of the rails and ballasting of 11 miles of track near Sedro-
Woolley on the line north of Seattle
which  is  being  rebuilt   and   put  in
main line condition.
To Join Rail Gap.
WENATCHEE, May 23.���Actual
physical connection of the Wenat-
chee-Oroville branch of the Great
Northern will be made at Pateros
next Monday noon, according to information given out from the con-
-truction superintendent's office.
No formal ceremonies will mark the
event because arrangements havcf
heen made lor driving a golden
spike early in July at Chelan station by President Louis W. Hill. At
that time the road will be formally
turned over to the Great Northern
Railway Co. by the contractors,
Guthrle-McDougall Go. On the same
day pern-anent train schedules for
passenger and freight service Willi
go Into effect.
BELLINGHAM, May 27.���The
fears of forestry officials that the
prolonged dry hot spell would cause
dangerous  forest  fires  were  realiz-
Richmond   Council   Passes   By-laws
Provisionally���Now Go to
Municipal Inspector.
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, May 22.���
Within a few days, if all goes well,
the Lulu and Sea Island Dyking Bylaws, the first $24,500 in amount
and the second $40,000, will be submitted to the ratepayers for approval. At a special meeting of the
municipal council yesterday afternoon, the by-laws, which had already
advanced to the committee stage,
were given provisional passage, that
is, they were passed conditional on
approval by the provincial inspector of municipalities, to whom they
will be at once submitted.
Before July 1 it ls hoped to have
the dyking work actually under way,
and when the late fall rains arrive,
if all goes well, the protections will
be completed and all danger of floods
removed. The work is done under
local improvement, the property
owners benefitting paying a small
acreage tax annually for 40 years.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Kirk entertained a few friends last Wednesday
evening. Refreshments were served
and a very enjoyable evening was
spent by all.
There were a number of Newton
people attending the entertainment
and dance given by the Woman's
Institute at Strawberry Hill, the
general expression being, "We had a
jolly good time." The programme
was well rendered. Especial mention should be made of the song by
the disappointed young lady, entitled, "And Now She Calls Him
Father." Strawberry HUI women
certainly do not do things by halves.
The refreshments were delicious.
The work on King's mill is being
pushed forward as fast as possible.
Newton can boast of a first class
tire company. Last Thursday Miss
Killman gave the alarm, her father's
house and outbuilding being in
great danger from forest fire. Men
everywhere stopped their work and
ran to the fire and under the able
direction of Captain Preston and
Lieut. Coulter the house and buildings were saved.
The land around Newton station
is all sold. Mr. Kirk has had forty
acres of his land close to the station subdivided into acre and five-
acre lots. He wishes to build up
the town and has made the price
within the reach of all. He has given the exclusive sale to Mr. Davies,
the postmaster.
The Newton orchestra played at
Strawberry  Hill   Sunday  afternoon.
Mr. Chas. Klien is visiting his
father and mother.
Contractor F, Klien has the
ground ready for the new school.
He has had a large force of men at
work for two weeks, superintending
the clearing himself.
Delta municipality l. iltuated at
the mouth of the Fraaer River in ti.
finest agricultural district An uW
The chief interests in the Delta a���
farming, .dairying, fruit cultm?
market gardening, sheep and hon,.
breeding. There are also salmon
cannenes in the Delta munlclpaut,
There are shipping facilities by ,2��
and boat to the markets of CaW.
and the United States. The crot
yield is the largest per acre in c��,
ada, and the sheep and horses b7__
are the finest In British Columhi?
Along the south bank of the Fra_��
River there are splendid sites fo.
industries. w
Board  of Trade.���President,  D   a.
McKee; secretary, S.W., Fisher
Justices of Peace���H. D. Benson u
p i; *Wd-J" M9K*' B' *-���*���<��
Police Magistrate.���J. McKee
Medical Health Officer.���Dr J ___.-.
Wilson. Wn
Coro^rs���Dr. A. A. King and Dr
J. Kerr Wilson. r'
School Board.���s. Wright, chairman
twSS'    y   ' ,ecret*ry: J- Mo-
Fa/mers'' Institute.���C. Davis, president; ti. A. MoDiarmid. aeaetan
Delta Farmers' Game Protective a_.
soclation.���Wm. Klrklaad, pr*Ml-
dent; A. deR. Taylor, secretary
Delta  Agricultural  Society Dr   j
Kerr Wilson,  president;   A. deR
Taylor, secretary. '
License Commissioner.���Reeve A D
Patterson, Councillor S. Morlev
J. Harris. J. McKee. J.P.. and H
L. Berry, J.P.
���D- Taylor.
...   ... __   n.ro   real
ed on Saturday when two big fl
within the reserve wiped out abom.
$50,000 worth of property in buildings, equipment and timber. One
iiro destroyed tbe federal fish hatchery at Baker lake and a quantity of
marketable timber, the other burned out the Christy logging plant near
Glacier and ffestroyed timber on the
McFee claim.
To Graduate 77.
BELLINGHAM, May 27.���At a
Bpe.lal meeting of the normal faculty the names of the candidates for
diplomas in June were voted upon.
Seventy-seven   students   were   found
I I  _ m mmmmmml
EBURNE, May 23.���A Hindu who
goes by the name of Wilson was shot
through the leg by a woman at
Eburne at 11:15 last evening. Another shot aimed at his head went
a little high and pierced his hat.
The woman then sprang into a waiting automobile with three men and
the party speeded off toward Vancouver. Annie Jones and Charlie
Jones, arrested in Vancouver as a
result of Wilson's statements to the
police, will apjiea'r' before Mr. W. L.
Germain, J.P��� at Kerrlsdale thts afternoon in connection with the affair.
Member of Parliament.-
-New Westminster.
Member of Local Legislature.���F. J,
MacKenzie, New Westminster.
Boat Sailings���S9. Sonoma leaves
Ladner for Steveston at 8.30 a.m.,
12.30 p.m., and 6.30 p.m. connecting with the B.C.B.R. oars. Ferry
boat leaves Ladner for Woodwards at 7 and 10 a.m., l p.m. and
6 p.m., returning leaves Woodward's at 7.46 a.m��� 10.4$ a.m.,
1.45 p.m. and 6.16 p. m. The S3.
Transfer leaves for New Westminster dally, except Sundays, at T
a.m.; returning leaves New Westminster at 2 p.m., reaching Ladner at 6.30 p.m.
Railways.���Great Northern leavei
Port Guichon dally for New Wett-
mlnster and Vancouver at 7 a.m.;
returning, leaves Vancouver tit
2.30 p.m., reaching Port Guicl: a
about $.30 p.m. B.C.E.R., Lulu
Island Branch, E. Stirling, superintendent; Vancouver to Eburne
and Steveston���Cars leave Grau-
ville street depot (at north r-.i
of bridge over False Creek) to
meet New Delta at 8.30 a.m. aul
3.30 p.m. and leaves for New
Westminster via Eburne at 8.09
a.m. and 3 p.m. Special car for
Bburne at (.00 a.m. Cars leave
Steveston at 6.30 a.m. and hourly
until 11.30 p.m. Sunday service
���First ear leaves either terminus
at 8.30 a.m.; hourly service thereafter until 11.30 p.m.
Post Office.���Hours, 8 a.m. to T
p.m. Mall for Vancouver eloiei
at 12 noon; for New Westminster
and up river points at 6.30 a.m.;
closed all day Sunday.
Municipal Council.���Meets ln the
Municipal Hall, Ladner, on the
second and fourth Saturdays la
each month at 2 p.m. Reeve A.
D. Paterson; councillors, Jas. Savage, Joseph Harris, Seymour Huff,
Sam Morley, Chris Brown; clerk,
N.  A.  McDiarmid.
Holy Communion, first and third
Sundays at 11 a.m., second fourth
Sundays at 8 a.m.; matins, 11 a.m.;
Sunday school at 10 a.m.; Evening
Service at 7.30 p.m.; Wednesday
evening, Litany at 8.30. Rev. C. C.
Hoyle, M.A., vicar.
Baptist Church.
Pastor���Rev.    D. G.    Macdonald.
Ladner���Sunday school, 11 a.m.;
evening service, 7.30 p.m.; prayer
meeting, Wednesday, 7.30 p.m.; missionary meeting every first Wednesday under the auspices of the Ladles'
Crescent Island���Sunday school, 1
p.m.; "-en-Ice, 3 p.m.; singing prac-
.*���_. -..j Bibie reading, Tuesday, 7.3f
 .rf   .���_..   __,_   _,,,  -   ,,,-_  umij,      -.->..._._,   tu.re arp ��Av_n ..	
.The real fight on the measure in that   Natives   of   the  sterner  ������   ?!!**
  _        ..   _____     ... _.e-knife     is     fixed chamber will begin in the middle of Ial" est preserving the tlmp hn       5
given time and the sets will be more ! through the board in a slanting posi- Jnno-   a'^ot   the   Whitsuntide   tioli- j ratio of "sixteen to one '      ��**ored
evenly   divided,   if   the  easily   made
tion, as shown in the illustration.      \toyt.
,.,,,... To cut, take the potato In    both,
potato-cutter  depicted   In  the  draw-'hand- and push ,t iengtllw,se    ovei..
ing shown herewith, ls used instead  the knife, dropping the sets into the
of  the old  method   of cutting  with   barrel or box. " "
the knife held ln the hand.
All that is required is to fasten a
one-inch board, six inches wide,
planed on the upper side, to the top,
of a barrel or box, holding It on
tightly by two deep cleats.    A long.
  PORT    COQUITLAM,  May  _7.���
Should the sets be j The council will meet tomorrow af-
too   large,   the  juice  of  the   potato   ternoon at  2  p.m.    The chief mat
will cause the two parts to stick to- | tfirs of business will be the prelim
..          Several
names will be added to the list of
graduate next week, when certain
requirements have been complied
P.m.    ^^^^^^^^^_^^^^^^^���
Gulfside Schoolhouse���Union Sue-
day school, 2 p.m.; singing practice
and Gospel service. Friday, 7.30.
Church services will be held every
other Sunday, beginning with Sunday, November 14, 1909. Parochial
mass at 10.30 a.m.; Sunday school,
2 p.m.; evening devotion, 3 p.m.;
a.m. Rev. Father W. Chaput, parish
Services next Lord's Day at 11
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; class meeting,
before the morning service every
Sunday; Sabbath school at 10 a.m.
every Sunday; Epworth League
every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Rev. C.
Wellesley Whittaker, pastor.
St. Andrew's Presbyterian.
Services next Lord's Day at 11
a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; week night services on Thursday evening at 7.30
o'clock; Sunday school at 2.30 p.m.
Rev. J. J. Hastie, minister.
Coal mining rights of the Dominion, in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
Northwest Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be leased for a term
of twenty-one years at an annual
rental of $1 an acre. Not more than
2560 acres will be leased to one applicant.
App'icatlon for a lease must be
made by the applicant ln person to
the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district In which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory the land
must he described by section*, or
legal subdivisions of sections, and
in unsnrveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the
applicant himself.
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of %&, which will he
refunded If the rights applied for
are not available, but not otherwise.
A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tbe
rate of tlvt cents per ton.
The person operating the mine
shall furnish the Agent with sworn
returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and
pay the royalty thereon. If the coal
mining rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished
at least once a year.
The lease will include the coal
mining rights only, but the lessee
may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be
considered necessary for the working of tha mine at tha rate of $10.00
I an acre.
For full Information application
should be made to the Secretary of
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or iub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
CATANIA. Sicily, May 27���Earth
>n_1-~     -.�����--��-      *--
gether   and   they   can   then   be   cut ! Inary reading of the road Improve-' hocks   which   have  bepn"._,u"T-.n"
either   lengthwise   or   crosswise   as i ment by-law and the Introduction of i ince   the   disastrous  earthquake  of
desired. ���Commission
of Conserva-! a temporary loan  by-law for  |16.-1 Jay S Became more toe*uWmttl\ml\
uuo- | erday. *
Any corrections in above names
or times should he sent to the office
of the Delta Times, Ladner, B.C.
Th*   family remedy   for  Coughs  ana   Colds
Small dow.    Small  bottle.    Beet eince  1870
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.���Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be paid
The Delt Times is pvb'ished every
Thursday from the Times Building, Ladner, B.C. J. D. Taylor,


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