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 THE DELTA TIMES
Yo
LADNER, B. C. SATURDAY, A?I:IL 19, 1913.
$1.00 A YEAR.
A 1ANT TO
IHE FALL FAIR
PETITION TO MR. BREWSTER,
D-li'1
,,iin< il .Makes Customary Yote
ueiision Of Water System
Agreed to.
T!
li'
: ii
mi ���'
ot $3
wen
. ition of a delegation from
Columbian   Hospital;   a
rom Chinatown, request-
���  nslon of ttye water sys-
benefit of residents  of
;-i i ;  a decision to withdraw
nn   muskrats;   a  discus-
the  best   method  Of  liu-
the  condition  of  tha   Rail'
ng a date for the quarterly
ol the municipal assessment
,.   iirst  readings  of a  bylaw
. ;n porary loan of $20,000 to
nii'iii expenses;  and a grant
hi in the Agricultura! Society
n,  chief features of ihe uieet-
0f ih.   Delta Municipal Council
l_'el_ h   the Municipal Hall last Sat-
afternoon.
A   lull    attendance   of   the   coun-
,t;is   present,   Reeve   Benson
occupying the chair.      The minutes
-veil' adopted as read.
The executors of the McBr de es-
tat>- wrote in reference to the side-
* ..I approach to the premises
d by the new store at Port
Guichon, expressing their willing-
ii... pay half the cost of eonstruc-
tlon.   The letter was received.
A i-nininunicatlon was read from
r. I>. Mai-Kenzie, roads suerlntend-
eni im the Delta district, requesting
t. incl] to make payment for the
timbers used in connection with the
crib work on the McLennan road.
On motion it was agreed to pay Mr.
John Oliver the sum of |300 0:1
a<" 'Hint.
\ communication  from  the  New
Westminster    Publicity    Bureau    re
statistics of production for the dlsr
trict ami  requesting the attendance
of ii delegate at a meeting in New
Westminster on  May  2nd,  was  re-
ceived.    As tills matter was receiv-
ittentlon    from   the   Board    of
iii     ii waB considered unnecessary
fop  the  council   to   take   any   steps
in ihe desired information.
.grlcultural Society wrote rc-
,    -  :_  financial assistance.      The
ustomary grant of $300 was made.
Tentative plans  for a subdivision
of a portion of the Guichon estate
were submitted   for  approval.       As
the proposed division called for lots
62x115 feet, the clerk was instructed to inform the party that a resolution  nf   the   council   required   all
lota to comprise one-fifth ot an acre
or more.
A delegation from the Royal Co-
lumblan Hospital waited on the council   requesting   monetary   assistance
��� tbe institution.   The matter was j
!     nvi i- for further consideration.
The Health Officer, Dr. Wilson, reported  an  outbreak   of   contagious!
at   the  Industrial   Cannery, |
stating that necessary steps for tin
m of the patients and subso-i
q !��� 1! spread of the malady had been
'   D. A. McKee, on behalf ot the
byterlan  church,  asked for the
Ion   of   the  sidewalk   on    the.
Bide  of  Westham  street   and|
to  the existing sidewalk  in
:ii  vicinity of the church property.!
roads foreman wm instructed to I
repori on the cost of such improve-!
, utatlon from Chinatown pre-
1  peiition  requesting the extension of the water system  to en-
" ' -upauts of their habitations
meet up  with  the water sup-
I'he  matter  was  left in  the
ot the waterworks committee
ike the necessary arrangements.
1 discussion on the advisability of
the deed for the recently sold I
ol  the old Trenant schoolhouse j
     A portion of the prop-1
'as  required   for  a   road  audi
���      leen gazetted for the   purpose.
'!       'overnment had  rescinded this;
without   compensating   tne
pality.    It waa finally agreed ]
1 '���" the matter in the hands of
1   ve and Municipal Clerk.
was  decided  to  relieve  Mr.  P.
nf hia duties as police eonsta-
and   to   retain   hls  services   as
Mirks superintendent at a sal-
f $100 per month  with an al-
e    lor    horsefeed.      Tenders
ordered called for the position
ollceman,    tax   collector,    and
���       'keeper.    Suitable   accommoda-
for a pound had been obtained
Mr, ll. N. Rich.
���    r'eve  reported that  the new
al the waterworks was not yet
"id enough shape to connect up
the reservoir.    A suggestion to
down expenses liy the reduction
lie number of men employed waa
ted,
1 '   brief discussion  the  bounty
'ii  cents   per  tall  on   muskrats
withdrawn,
"   bylaw   for  a  temporary  loan
10,000 to meet current expenses
1 I its primary readings.
1   W. .1. Brandrith addressed the
ell,  asking  that some  attention
ii to the deplorable condition
"'   Haiti   Road.    This  road lies
1   natural   depression   and  draln-
B necessary to relieve the sltua-
'-'���    U   was   pointed  out   that   the
I  exit of  water  from  this  dl-
"i was through property owned
'is Honor Judge Howay, who had
w"d  to  allow  the council  to cut
li  through his land.     A larger
' 'liture   than   the   municipality
1 "'id afford to make was required to
'���isfactorily   remedy   the   existing
'" or affalrB.    The roads commlt-
and foremen were Instructed to
'  Mr.  Brandrith to discuss ways
The time of. the departure of the
New Delta on her evening trip to
Steveston was the subject of much
discussion in I.adner t!*>s week. Petitions and counter petitions have
been passed around for signature and i
much good-natured rivalry has beer,
engendered as to which petition will
succeed in securing the majority of
signatures.
A section of residents brought to
the notice of Captain Brewster the
fact that aa earlier Failing; 5.30 p.m.
Is suggested would be mosi convenient.
Mr.  Brewster replli _  thai  lie Wft��
willing to do whatever the majority
Of the travelling public desired,    llr.
John   McKee   forthwith   drew   up   a';
petition   for   the 'earlier    departure
and  circulated   it.through   llie liusl-1
neBB section of Ladner.    STr, liughi
McDonald, on behalf of those favor?;
ing the regular time of 6..10, immediately  replied  with  a counter petl-1
tlon.
There is quite an argument for!
both sides of the question, and it re-1
mains to be seen which has the
strongest support, as Mr. Brewster)
will undoubtedly be guided by the.
petition having the larger number
of signatures.
It is claimed by those desiring thej
alteration   that   It  is   Impossible   to 1
make the trip to Vancouver by the I
evening boat for the purpose of taking in an opera or other entertainment, rendering it necessary to leave
by the midday boat,  thereby losing
considerable valuable time.      Again
for   individuals   spending  a   day   ln
town It is pointed out that the return   trip   lands  them   home   at   an
extremely late hour.
Their opponents point out that
by leaving at 5.30 it will be impossible for ardent lacrosse and baseball
fans to witness the concluding stages
of the games tfhlch are generally
the most exciting parts. Again it
ls claimed that for business purposes
;oo long a day cannot be given In
Vancouver.
It remains te be seen which side
has  the strongest  following.
LACROSSE IS
BOOMING
Lower  l-'rnsci'  Valley   League  Hold?
Annual   Meeting  and  Lays
Plans for Season.
The annual meeting of the Lower
Fraser Valley Lacrosse League was
held in the -McNeely Hall committee
. oom on Saturday evening. Officers
for the coming year were elected and
the prospects for the ser.son were discussed.
Delegates from the three teams
represented in the Hague last _year
were present though the East Delia
Shamrocks are the only team so far
to organize. In the absence of the
secretary, Ray Hutcherson was appointed to take the minutes of the
meeting until a new secretary was
elected.
Voting for officers resulted in Mr.
F. J. MacKenzie being elected honorary president; Mr. Geo. London,
honorary vice-president; Mr. R. Kittson, vice-president, arid Mr. Hugh i
McDonald, secretar>*"-treasurer.
Owing to the fact that there wa9
some doubt as to the intention of
the Ladner Beavers to re-organize,
a committee of Ladner boys was appointed to investigate the situation.
It was unanimously agreed to
adopt the constitution and rub--- of
the Pacific Coast Amateur Lacrosse
Association, and a committee comprising Messrs. J. Williamson, C. H.
Trim, R. Kittson and R. Hutcherson.
were appointed to revise these rules
and make amendments to meet the
requirements of tl*,e league
SEEK GRANT
FROM DELTA
AX EXCITING RUNAWAY.
Representatives
Hospilal Press Claims of That
Institution L'pon Council.
REVISION OK PRIZE LISTS
The possibility of a fourth  team
from  Lulu  Island  was mooted  and
the drawing up of the schedule was
adjourned until Saturday, 19th inst.,
j when definite knowledge of the In-
| tentions of the Beavers and the Lulu
1 Island team will be furnished.
I     Despite  the poor outlook  of the
! last month everything now points to
I a most successful season.    The ad-
I vent of warmer weather has stirred
prize 1 up tj,e slumbering Beavers and they
are now actively making preparations
for again  entering the league.
An organization meeting of that
club was called for Thursday evening, and though there was a slight
possibility of their agreeing to refrain from playing, there was also
a general expression ot opinion that
the popular blue and white would
again be seen in the midst of, this
season's strife.
From present appearances all three
teams will be considerably weaker
than last year through loss of valuable players, but each team suffering almost equally, this should make
no material difference in the comparative strength  of the clubs.
It would be hard to forecast the
cup winners at this stage of the season, but Westham Island should
have the edge In the earlier games
on the other teams on account of
their superior condition. They have
just completed a strenuous football
campaign and the members of their
team will not have the same task
to get into good shape.
The   admission   of  a  team   from
NEW WESTMINSTER MARKET.    I I-ulu Island would add a spice of un-
Equally the splendid    market of 1 op,r1ta,int>'    **-*    -,ho1ulJ-   ^f1^
.a^weea,  a   hilt*  Mjg-  ^Kt^KK
Committees to revise the
lists for the different sections at the
annual fall fair were appointed at
a meeting of the Agricultural Society,
which was held in the Delta Times
office on Saturday evening.
The committee to overlook the
rules and "regulations governing the
conduct of the exhibition and the
displaying of the exhibits was selected as follows: The President, Dr. J.
Ker Wilson, E. Hutcherson and John
Richardson.
To revise , the prize lists iu the
different sections the following gentlemen were named:
Horses���Wm. Montgomery, H.
Montomery.
Cattle���W. A. Kirkland, F. J.
Green.
Sheep and Hogs���John Richardson and A. de R. Taylor.
Fruit, flowers and vegetables���E.
Hutcherson and A. de R. Taylor.
Grain and roots���R. A. Coleman
and L. Hornby.
Ladies' Work���John McKee, Mrs.
W. A. Kirkland and Mrs. W. J. Lanning.
demand and a large
buyers characterized the regular
weekly market at New Westminster
011 Friday morning. Prices remained steady in all departments, the
presence of oollchans caught locally in the flsh section being the outstanding feature. EgKs opened at
35 cents per dozen but the large supply caused a subsequent drop to
30 cents, Duck eggs for hatching
purposes were offered at 75 cents
per dozen and a small supply of
goose eggs for hatching sold at 20
cents apiece. Butter remained
steady at 10 cents with no indicaTTon
of change. The fish department attracted attention, a splendid supply
ot isprlng salmon, sturgeon and
oollchans being offered. Notwithstanding the large supply no diminution of prices was noticed, oollchans
retailing at three pounds for 25
cents. The usual spring lines of
flower and vegetable plants for bedding purposes were catalogued with
good sales. Cabbages sold at 25
oenti per'bunch of two dozen, and
lomaloes at two plants for 25 cents
The ooultry section
piled, chickens meeting a ready sale
at from $12 to $14 per dozen. DuckB
were noticeable by their scarcity,
what few were offered meeting ready
sale at 32 cents per pound. Vegetable produce remained steady, potatoes bringing from $8 to $12 per
ton.
pleasant jaunts.
THE TELEPHONE GIRL.
We read of fair maidens in story,
Whose  deeds  set  the earth  in  a
whirl,
But for genuine gems they're   not
In  it
With the up-to-date telephone girl.
We see her. trip by in the morning,
From her cap peeps a soft, fluffy
curl,
This great central link of existence
Indispensable telephone girl.
Requesting financial assistance for
the equipment of their new hospital
building, a deputation from the Royal
Columbian Hospital waited 0:1 the
Delta Municipal Council at its meeting on Rr.tunlay afternoon. (ireat
Interesl was manifested by the reeve
and councillors In the plans for making this Institution one of the most
up-to-date of its cLass and the question of making a grant towards the
hospital funds was left for future
consideration.
The delegation was composed of
the following members: Mr. J. J.
Johnston, chairman of the Hospital
Board; Alderman Kellington. of New-
Westminster, chairman of the finance committee; Alderman Jardlne
and Miss Scott, lady superintendent
at the hospital.
Mr. Johnston, in addressing the
council, mentioned the close connection of Delta and the neighboring
municipalities of Surrey and Langley with the City of New Westminster. He emphasized the fact that
these surrounding districts were dependent on the Royal Columbian
Hospital for the treatment of the
majority of their accident and serious cases requiring medical attention. He stated that with the completion of the proposed building this
hospital would be one of the finest
institutions ot its kind to be found
on the continent and worthy of the
support of the public. Every invention that was of any benefit to the
successful treatment of hospital
cases would be utilized. The Delta
had formerly sent many patients for
attention at the hospital, and ho
quoted statistics showing that a large
percentage of these were unable to
pay for their treatment. He asked
the members of the council to favorably consider their request for financial assistance.
Alderman Kellington, chairman of
the finance committee, dealt with the
financial aspect of the question.
The cost of erecting the new buildings would reach the sum of $230,-
000. Of this amount the city of
New Westminster had voted $130,-
000, while the provincial government had granted $100,000 towards
the project; $30,000 would be required for furnishings and equipment and it was planned to raise
this amount by subscription from the
neighboring municipalities and
larger corporations, such as the B. C.
E. R. and Fraser Mills. Burnaby
Council had voted the sum of $5,000,
a splendid example for other municipalities to follow. It would be
manifestly unfair to ask the citizens
of New Westminster to make any
further contributions after their
magnificent gift of $1,300,000 when
the surrounding districts would be
equally benefited. He asked Delta
municipality to bear its portion of
the expense.
Alderman Jardine emphasized the
fact that the institution was a district hospital not confined to New-
Westminster alone, and he considered each municipality would be only
doing its duty to bear its share ol
the expense of equipping the new
building.
Miss Scott explained the plans of
the proposed building for the edification of the members of the council answering their questions in a
manner which showed she was thoroughly conversant with the different
Innovations of the new hospital.
Thnt  the  arrival  of spring  is  appreciated by the equine tribe is evidenced by the  numerous runaways
experienced    (luring    tne    past    few
weeks.    A   further  accident   of   this
nature occurred on Thursday afternoon   when   a   team    driven    by    an
Royal Columbian J Oriental employed on the  ranch  of
. Mayor Taylor,  of  Vancouver,   al
Canoe Pass, started ca a tour of Ill-
inspection   of   their   own.      Unfortunately for the successful continue
! tion of llii_i journey they meandered
- off    the    road    and    gaining    speed
crashed into  a telephone post, co,m-
Ing to an abrupt stop.
The    team    started    on its    wild
career In front of the big store, and
only travelled down Delta Btreel  a
far as the telephone office,
Mr. Willie Giffen, of the stall' of
Lanning, Fawcett & Wilson, made a
plucky attempt to check 'lie horses,
but was knocked down, the team ami
wai;.ui passing over him, fortunately
without  injury.
The animals were quickly secured
and beyond a few minor cuts sustained no ill effects. A much perturbed Celestial was noticed gathering up the remains of the harness.
The shock with whieh the wagon
tongue crashed into the telephone
pole broke a seven-stranded wire
brace and tangled np the wires,
causing a temporary interruption of
telephone communication to a few
subscribers.
CO-OPERATION
DISCUSSED
Committee Appointed to  Determine
Line of Action���Postal Matters
Receive Attention.
TRIES TO END HIS LIFE.
Dutch 'Joe, a well-known local
character, created considerable excitement In the early hours of Tuesday morning when he made an attempt to leave the cares of this
world behind. It was found on examination that his mental balance
was upset and he was removed to
the Provincial Asylum at New Westminster.
The attention of hoarder^ at the
Delta Hotel was attracted about two
o'clock Wednesday morning to cries
arising apparently from the hotel office, but on investigation it was
found that the Teutonic gentleman
had clambered to an almost inaccessible position underneath Johnson's wharf at a spot almost underneath the scales,
When discovered he was up to
his thighs in water and almost perished with cold, and it was only
after considerable difficulty that he
was persuaded to abandon his grip
of one of tho piles. Friendly hauas
conducted him to a room in the hoteL
where it is reported he made another attempt on his life, trying to
hang himself with a piece of haling
wire.
It was decided to remove Joe to
the Hospital for the Insane in New
Westminster, and Mr. Peter Clark,
the constable, conducted him thither.
OOOOOOOO OOOOOOOQOO
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O DISTRICT NEWS. O
O O
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
THE  BIG  RUN.
With four thousand boats fishing
In the Fraser River during the big
run of "King Sockeye," to feed between thirty and forty canneries
handling the finny tribe, a sight will
shortly be presented that will be
worth going a long distance to see.
It is anticipated that over 9ix hundred thousand caseB will be shipped
out  of  the  Fraser  River   this  year.
MALCOIitt J. MCLEOD.
The  day through  she  promptly
sists us,
And it must be an out    and
churl,
Who  can't   name   by  hundreds
favors
We  get   from   the  telephone
out
the
Few-
girl.
be  who cheerfully serve
there
us,
lu modern day life she's a pearl,
was  well   sup-1 Just try living one day without her.
Hats off to the telephone girl.
Exchange.
RICHMOND NEWS.
of
and    means
water.
Monday. May-
getting  rid of  the
was appointed
12th
STEVESTON, April 17.���Mr. F.
T. Beniteau, an experienced restaurant man, will operate a restaurant
here on Moncton street beginning ln
two weeks. A building is being
erected for the new enterprise.
Water    Superintendent    Lockhart
REGISTRATION OF VOTERS
At the closing of the registration
of voters on the new Provincial and
Dominion lists for New Westminster,
a greater number of qualified voters
were found thereon as compared with
the old list, an addition of over seven
hundred names. This is a very satisfactory evidence ot the large number
of new residents conforming to the
requirements of the act.
for carrying on  tin-
be made. , ,
The foreman of the B.C.E.R. work
reported difficulty In digging hole-
in the middle of the ditch along
the Trunk road. It was agreed to
loan the council's six-inch pump to
remove the water.
Reeve Benson and the roads foreman were appointed to make a tour
Of inspection of the dykes to see that
everything was in good condition to
withstand the high water expected
when   warmer   weather   begins.
Current accounts were passed for
payment after which the council adjourned till Saturday, April 26th.
huge hole which was blown.
The No. 18 road, near Blundell, ls
receiving crushed rock this week.
Another of New Westminster's Well
Known Old Timers Answers the
Final Summons.
(From Tho British Columbian.)
By the death of Mr. Malcolm McLeod, aged 69 years, at hts home,
332 Second street, Monday, New
Westminster has lost another of her
respected old timers. Mr. McLeod
has been suffering from an Illness
for the past year having undergone
one operation which, however, only
afforded temporary relief. For several months past he has been confined to his bed.
Mr. McLeod was a native of Nova
Scotia and about 33 years ago moved to Yale, B.C., later coming to
New Westminster and taking up his
residence at 332 Second street,
where he has since resided. Although not taking much active interest In the public affairs of this
cltv Mr. McLeod was a prominent jsiderably. but the railway company
member of the St. Andrew's Presby-1 anticipate that the increased suffl-
terian church and the Royal Temp- eloncy of the service will result ln
lars of Temperance Lodge, always corresponding increase of freight
being an active church worker. | and   passenger   traffic   and   will   be
He leaves, besides a widow, Mr* j the means of opening up to a greater
M. McLeod, a daughter, Miss Alice extent the vast fertile lands of the
McLeod of this city, and a son, Mr.   Fraser Valley tapped by their Hues.
; John A. McLeod, of Vancouver. The j  ~
i funeral took place this afternoon at 1        KKSIGN \TION IOCEPTED
j 2.30  o'clock  from the family  residence to the I. O. O. F. cemetery,
Murchie & Son being in charge.
IMPROVED VALLEY SERVICE.
To meet the increased demands
for more rapid passenger transportation and to give the farmers ot the
Fraser Valley every opportunity for
shipment of their produce, the B.C.
Electric Railway Company have .11-
ranged sweeping changes lu the lime
table of the Chilliwack line.
Two fast passenger trains will reduce the time between Chilliwack
and New Westminster to two hours
nnd thirty minutes, clipping twenty
minutes off the present schedule, ln
addition there will be the regular
local trains, four passenger trains
each way daily aud two milk express
and baggage specials.
These changes will increase the
operating  expense   of  the  line  con
Co-operative proposals featured
the meeting of the Delta Board o{
Trade, held iu the Municipal Hall
on Monday evening. A committee
was appointed to further investigate
and report some feasible line of action.
In view of the Important questions
to be discussed, quite a gathering ot
members attended.
A communication from Mr. K. J.
Burns assistant general freight agent
uf the Ureal Northern Railway, advising that the extensions at different sidings on the Port Guichon
branch suggested by the board had
been completed and that the question of better rates would immediately receive consideration.
The New Westminster Progressive
Association wrote in reference to improvement to tram service between
Steveston and New Westminster.
This matter was referred to the
transportation  committee.
A letter was received from- the
New Westminster District Publicity
Bureau, requesting statistics of production and the appointment of a
delegate to a meeting on May 2nd.
Mr. E. Hutcherson was appointed to
represent the board.
Mr. Sperling, general manager ot
the B. C. Electric Railway, wrote requesting information as to what purpose the proposed delegation re Bet-
tiers' rates wished to visit him. The
information had been supplied by the
secretary, but as no reply fixing a
date had been received the matter
was left for consideration at next
meeting.
The secretary was instructed to
write to the postmaster-general's department and to the local member,
bringing to their notice the inadequacy of the remuneration for carrying mails awarded to Captain Brewster. Mr. Brewster carried double
the quantity of mail matter conveyed
by the Transfer for which he only
received sixty cents per day, while
the Transfer was paid eight dollars.
On a vote lt was decided to take
action towards securing a change iu
the time of the departure on her
evening trip of the New Delta.
The matter of securing the house
and lot adjoining the town hall site
came up for discussion, and it was
felt that everything that could possibly be done to this end had been
done.
The secretary was instructed to
write the minister of public works,
requesting the opening up of the
River road from Burrvilla to Ladner.
It was decided to approach the
Richmond and New Westminster
boards of trade in reference to obtaining a road from Woodwards
along the north shore of the river
to   New   Westminster   Harbor   road.
A vote of thanks was tendered Mr.
K, D. Simpson for his, work in securing jJiotos for the b.oklet "Prolific
Delta?'
The various aspectii of the marketing question and the best methods
of combating the wholesale meti
came up for discussion. Mr. E.
Hutcherson suggested the inauguration of a joint stock company of
ranchers each individual to subscribe
a certain amount and pool the stock.
Mr. John Oliver advised an organization to sell direct to the consumer.
Information in connection with the
establishment of a co-operative
creamery was given by Mr. I*. T. Calvert.
Mr. Ley land Hornby stated facts
in connection with the Inception of
the  Chilliwack  creamery.
A committee composed of Geo.
London, W. A. Kirkland. Chris.
Brown and B. HutcherBon were appointed to investigate and determine
the most satisfactory line of action.
It was pointed out during a discus-
jsion of street lighting that change!
were being made which would
remedy the defects.
RICHMOND  NEWS.
Mr. A. de I*. Taylor wlshe3 to
draw the attention of the general
public to a clause in the postal regulations which forbids clerks from
opening mail bags consigned to another branch. It ls understood that
the refusal of th*e clerks at the Ladner office to deliver mail matter addressed to other local branch offices
has caused some feeling when they
are only carrying out their instructions.
The weather during the past week
haB been ideal for ranch Work. Seeding operations are in full swing
though some ranchers .having more
acreage to cultivate have not yet
completed ploughing. The end of
this month should see the larger portion of land to be planted in grain
seeded. Notwithstanding the backward season there Is every indication
of the usual bumper crops.
The resignation ot the Rev. C, R.
Blunden as pastor of the local Baptist church has be��n accepted with
much regret, and many expressions
of sympathy that the physical condition of Mrs. Blunden rendered this
step necessary.
Mr. Blunden has accepted a call
to become pastor of the Cedar Cottage Baptist church, Vancouver, and
will begin his ministry there on Sunday, May 4th. His farewell sermons
at Crescent Island and Ladner will
be preached on Sunday,  April 27th.
CAMBIE, Lulu Island, April 15.���
Al. a meeting of the Point Grey and
Richmond Board of Trade, in tho
Gordon block, Eburne, last night, a
resolution was passed favoring the
removal of the Eburne post office on
Sea Island to the Bridgeport subdivision on Lulu Island. The chief
argument In favor of such a change
is that the Camble district on Lulu
Island has, ln the last few year3,
Increased rapidly, whereas the Sea
Island population has remained practically stationary.
The Camble district is actively
(boosting for the Bridgeport location,
1 which would bring the post office
(almost a quarter mile nearer. On
Ithe other hand Sea Islanders would
Ibe compelled to walk the added dls-
Itance across tho Lulu Island bridge,
I thus making it inconvenient for
���them. It Is safe to say that there
will be quite a controversy before
the matter is settled.
The splendid weather of the past
week brought many visitors from
Vancouver and New Westminster in
automobiles. The roads are in excellent condition and a few atttoisM
were tempted to exceed the speed
limit, several being noticed travelling
through town at an excessive rate.
The early appointment of a police-
man should considerably lessen this
dangerous practice.
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SATURDAY, APRIL lo, j013
DELAYS AROSE FROM
SEVERAL CAUSES
Report to Dominion Match Company
Stockholders Describes Prsent
Situation.
lay
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16.
'While'I deplore the vexatious de-
which we have experienced in
getting started, the causes, viz.: The
ordering of material in July instead
of January, the condition of the steel
market, the (-relays In the shops of
the manufacturers, the delays of car-
REACHES FOR
FRASER TRADE
SURREY COUNCIL.
Subsidiary    Company    Will    Locate
Branch oi' Great Sawmill Industry on the Fraser.
The Surrey Council met at the
municipal hall, Cloverdale, on Saturday, April 12, the reeve and all
members being present. The minutes of the previous meeting were
read and confirmed.
Communications were received
from the following:
From Edward J. Down, saying he
was the owner of property in Section
21, B, 5 N., R 2 W., and that he
notieed that the centre stakes for the
road  past  his property came  within
<T**nm the British Columbian.)
Next year will witness the entry flve feet of the stakes marking the
of the fourth great transcontinental ;front of his lots, and wishing to
railway line into New Westminster, jj.now if the stakes marking this
with the coming of the Chicago, Mil- subdivision were correct. Received,
waukee & St. Paul. The road, with j From the Campbell River Lumber
its American terminals at Tacoma Co., Ltd., asking permission to place
riers, and the inaccuracy of the |.antl Bellingham, is determined to en-ip0ies along the road from the Inter-
manufacturer's work, were entirely Iter inio competition with the Cana- 'national boundary to Campbell creek
beyond my control, or that of the Iddan lines as well as the Hill sys-jwhere they intend building a mill
management of the company," stat- ..tern for a share ofthe Oriental traf-'and establishing their head office,
ed Mr. W. Parker in his report to the I fjr by way of Canadian ports, and Received, clerk to reply that as this
annual meeting of the stockholders anove all it wants a share of the road runs through the Indian Reser-
in the Dominion Match Co, yester- lumber business from the Fraser (vation it is a matter outside of the
day afternoon. He also '-ave a re- river, a imsinesB which must grow-jurisdiction of the council and should
sume of the work which had been hugely with the advantage given be taken up with the Dominion gov-
accomplished toward Installing bis Canadian lumbermen by the aboli-jernment officials,
patent "Parker continuous match i tion of all American imposts on lum-. From C. B. Christensen, stating
machine," weighing 28,000 pounds I ber and shingles, as foreshadowed in that it had been definitely decided to
in  the  factory. | the new Wilson tariff bill. diold the sittings of the Royal Corn-
He stated in part in this report: No time will he lost by thc Stan-  mission on Agriculture at, Cloverdale
"It was decided to have the ma- i dard Oil road In reaching the Frft- on April 28 and 29 at 10 a.m., and
chine shop work done here on the ser and Burrard Inlet, and by the 2:30 up.m., and stating that the
Coast and the multiple parts made ' time the Panama canal is doing bust-'commission would appreciate it if
elsewhere, the building was practical-| ness and the Canadian harbors are the council would give the matter as
ly completed before the multiple i in shape to handle traffic which will
parts of the machine were ordered. | come with the opening of the canal,
which was durine the first half of i the 'Milwaukee will be here to par-
July. 1912, and were to be delivered | ticipato  in  it.
during the early fall. However, the Negotiations are now under way
sample parts or proofs from the dies ! ror terminal property in Vancouver,
were not sent us until September ! the company having endeavored to
21. 1912. We are in receipt of In- | secure the Kitsilano1 reserve from
voices for shipments of material dat
much publicity as possible. Received.
From W. H. Massecar and J. A.
Ward asking to have a sub-division
road opened south from the Bose
road to their property in the N, W
14 of section 10, township 2. Received, clerk to reply that the council   cannot   see   their   way   clear   to
breach of the law ln connection with
the same.
From J. B. McCallum on behalf
of the Grand Council, Royal Templars of Temperance regarding the
same matter, to which the clerk was
instructed to send  the  same reply
Some fifteen applications were received for the posjtion of Municipal Engineer at salaries ranging
from $45 per month up, and afj*r
discussing the matter at length tne
appointment was deferred until
Monday evening, April 14, to give
the council an opportunity to Interview certain of the applicants.
The clerk was instructed to write
the G. N. Railway Company asking
them to rebuild the crossing on the
Serpentine road one-half mile north
of the Yale road; also to lengthen
and rebuild culverts on the crossing
on the new McLellan road, Cloverdale. Also to write Royal Columbian
Hospital advising that the council
c#uld not see their way clear to as-
*mt in the construction of a new-
hospital, as they were of the opinion that this municipality would,
before long, find it necessary to
build one Itself.
Accounts to amount of $354.80
were passed and ordered paid.
Council then adjourned to meet
again Monday, April 14, fit 6 p.m.
At 'this meeting the reeve and all
members, except Coun. Brown, were
present. ���
Beyond the appolntmen-t of fen
engineer Ilttle business was done, Mr.
John McHugh, of North Vancouver,
receiving the appointment at a salary
of $150 per month, service to commence at once.
Council then adjourned to meet
again Saturday, April 19, at 2 p.m.
at the Munloipal hall, Cloverdale.
The Royal Bank of cai^l
Iai-orporated 1869
Capital Authorized     *-*",000,o<k
Capital Paid Up   *'���' ,SO0,(kk
Res*       ""''.SOO.OOC
Aggregate Assets, One Hundred and Seventy-Fivc  Af,/*-
Dollar*.
It Is the aim of the management of this Bank to make every *.
posltor welcome, and to give the best possible attention to hie tlnancii,
affairs. "���
-SAVIMC-S  n__PA.RTME.ilT
Accounts may be opened with deposits of Om Dollar aiu: Upward.
Interest palv or credited at the highest current rate*, m m.- n�� ,-j
November 30th each year. ���
II. F. niSHOI". MANAGKH r  <VDN I R, **** J
ed March 26, 1913. Shipments of all
parts have not yet been made.
Other firms contracting to supply
the multiple parts found themselves
unable to get the material and shipments were delayed on account of
the demoralized condition of the
steel market. It had been thought
best to have    ten    per cent, of    all
Ithe Indians, but was beaten to it by !open subdiv s*on roads.
'the  provincial   government.     If  un-1     F���m   A*-*��� (Rlr !-l!0��f   fn���g
able to secure the reserve from the Attention ,to  -1"* tardtaesfl of the B.
provincial government, the road will iL   *���*-��� "��� ''
STEVESTON NEWS.
McLELAN LUMBER CO.
Carry in stock a full line of
ROUGH AND DIMENSION LUMBER
Sand, Gravel and Cement
Phone 7
LADNER, B. C.
Box 1332
go, it is said to Spanish Bank, Point
Grey.
Entry to Vancouver v,ill be secured through the Canadian Northern tunnel.
The Milwaukee will this summer
parts forwarded by express during ' link up its lines from Everett to Bel-
November and December, in order lingham. connection now being made
to expedite matters, and allow op- j by car ferry between Bollard and
portunily to adjust the machine, i Bellingham, Several small roads be-
Somo esuential parts, however, did* tween Everett and Bellingtiam have
not arrive until late in 'January, I been secured, nnd only about twenty ... Received
1918. | miles  ot  new  trackage  is  requlre*-
When the material began to ar-; to couple them into a continuous
rive during the latter pari ol'v\ovem-j line. For some miles south of Bel-
ber, we decided to commence as far ! lingham the abandoned Great Noras possible the putting together of j thern right-of-way has been secured,
vaious   parts,   although   assembling !     For Vancouver Tiusiness, however,
the culvert in the Coast
Meridian ditch, and stating that
they would be unable to use their
lowland this year unless something
was done very soon. Received, B.
C. E. R. have advised they will start
work on this in a few days.
From E. S. Withers, secretary-
Royal Columbian Hospital, New
Westminster, giving notice ��� of a
meeting of the Board of Managers to
be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday,
April   6,   and   inviting   the   reeve  to
From C, Hi Stuart-Wade inclosing
copy of letter sent  to the  Hoard  of
Trade   regarding   the   establishment |
of  a  markets  and   general   produce
committee,   and   asking     that     the ,
council be represented at  a meeting
could'not be done.    Early In Febru-   the Bellingham and Northern line to  t0 De \xe\n on j]av o_     Received
ary when assembling was commenced, it was found that some material
was not in accordance with the
drawings and not only were these
parts themselves usolesB, but they
precluded the use of other parts. Thfs
matter was immediately taken up
with the manufacturers, and the matter is now in a fair way to be satisfactorily adjusted.
We havo at present in the factory
sufficient material to couple up
about 8 4 feet of the match carrier.
We also have another splint-cutter
under way, which can be completed
In a very short time. If it is
thought best, we could start making
matches in ii small way, and add to
the equipment day by,day.
Our machine shftp represents an
outlay of some $2500 and although
far from completion, allows us to dp
much work ourselves and lessen the
Sumas will not be used, nn entirely From Hon w j. Bowser, atto
new line being constructed north- nev_general, stating that His Hon-
westward to Blaine, and to the Fra- or"the Lieutenant-Governor had re-
ser at New Westminster. SurveysiCeived a communication from His
for this line have already been madek**ajesty8 ambassador at Washington
and the location survey is now un- re a letter from the Secretary of
dergoing a final checking up. From -state at Washington, complaining
Blaine the line will follow, generally, about the illegal sale of liquor in a
the Great Northern to the river. Here hotel in Surrey municipality situatld
it is expected the Fraser will be near Blaine, and asking that an in-
spanned, and the Annacis Island vestlgation be made and if the corn-
reached, where the principal Eraser (plant was well founded requesting
Valley yards will be located, and con- jtaht steps be taken' to improve connection made with the Canadian Northern at the North Arm, and running rights over this road to Van
couver secured.
In connection with the lumber
carrying business which the Milwaukee is so keen about securing, lt
may be remarked that the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Land Co.. a
Subsidiary    concern,   is    a    lumber
cost of building, installing nnd main-   manufacturer owning several    huge
tafnlng the slum equipment. .| mills on  the American  side of the
The OS-inch by 100-inch Coe ven-, ������"���--��� This company, it is said, is
eer lathe which has been installed | now negotiating for a large mill cm
is the largest veneer machine in Bri-!'-it* Fraser river which it will op-
tish Columbia and it is ready for con- i eratf> in connection with the continuous operation. The factory structlon of the road in British Co-
buildlng, 100 feet by 200 feet, two ! Iumbia and Its terminal facilities,
storied, slow burning, mill construct- !in(1 afterwards as a rail export mill,
ed, is also completed and the fire-1 'rhr Present line from Bellingham
proof chemical house, 23 by 40 feet, ! ro s"m*i* will .be transferred to the
Stone and Webster interests within
a few, months, when it will be electrified, and connection made at
Sumas with the British Columbia
Blectritj Railway.
has  been   built,
equipment.
lacking     only     the
ditlons. Received. Clerk to reply-
that the council have already investigated this matter and could find no
STEVESTON, April 11.���Of the
two hundred feet of space allotted to
the Fraser Valley municipalities for
exhibition purposes at the Vancouver
Progress Club Chambers, Hastings
street, Vancouver, twenty feet falls
to the municipality of Richmond.
To the Rochrnond Agricultural and
Industrial Association has been delegated by the municipal council the
task of collecting" exhibits, and already that body is engaged in the
work.
In order that producers in and
around Steveston who sell to commission men in Vancouver can
weigh their stuff before shipping,
the council is being approached ln regard to supplying the "long-felt need
of placing in some convenient place
public  scales.
The dyking project for the North
Arm. several schemes for which have
already been talked up, is once
more being revived. In various
places bad leaks have occurred,
through which the water at high tide
flows, greatly deteoriatlng the state
of the road upon which It settles.
Officers of the Ward 5 Ratepayers'
Association, considering that eventually a new dyke will have to be
censtrutced and that now ls the opportune time, are soon to circulate
among the owners affected by the
present conditions, a petition to secure the building of a new dyke
In the near future.
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|    DELTA   HOTEL
| J. JOHNSTON, Proprietor
?:
i   Ladner, EJ. O. Phone 2
f.
$ Sar-;ple Room. Prompt Service
���j-   Best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.     Rates Reasonable -
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LUMBER!
EBURNE SAW MILLS, LIMITED
Manufacturer! and Dealers in all kinds of
FIR, CEDAR AND SPRUCE LUMBER
Shingle-. Lath, Saah, Door* Turnings and Houm Fltd-hingi
Phone  R14 Eburne Prompt Delivery by Rail or Scow
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STEVESTO.*  MOWS.
STEVESTON, Lulu Island. April
14.���Follow-nc :\ recommendation of
th" police immlttee, ihe police of-
firers of Steveaton are now appearing in new uniforms,
Under the auBplcea of the Ladies'
Aid of the Eburne Methodist Chunk
li cantata entitled The New Minister,
will  be given  by the young   people Of
i.adner Methodist Church al the
Bridgeport school, next Friday evening. Ii has already been given to
a orowded house in McNeely Hall
l.adne:.
On Information furnished by
Water Superintendent Lockhart, a
.lap wns recently brought into court
charged with illegally selling water
from the municipal system to a plli
driver at work on tin- new cannery
at Steveaton. Found guilty, he was
lined $5 and cons.
Within the last few weeks a decided impruw-nieiit in business has been
noticed by the outfitters, blacksmith?
and gasoline engine outfitters, owing
to the demands of the canneries for
a large supplying of fittings, pipes.
valves, etc!, In order that all may be
in readiness for the opening of the
canning season. (
On Friday, April 25th, the Royal
Commission of Agriculture, authorized by the provincial government, at
the last session of the legislature,
will hold two sittings, the first at
10 a.m. and the second at 2:30 p.m..
at  StevtBton. I
Mr. and Mrs. I). B, Grant have
returned to I.adner after an extended visit to Southern California,
spending the major portion of their
time Ih the vicinity ol Los Angeles.
They returned from Vancouver on
Thursday by automobile, whirh they
took with them on iheir trip enabling
them to view many points of interest
in California  more satisfactorily.
Shiloh
latck'y   .toiM  cau*rhs,   cures coi*^ and   I" _;���
thc thrwa and lungs. 96 cent*
PIONEER PASSES,
Pnaqtng  <>l   Mr.  Thomas  G.     Moody
Member ol' Family  Which Gave
Name lo Village.
YICTOIUA, April 1.6.���'Death   has
i again robbed the ranks ol tiie pioneers  el   Victoria  of    a    conspicuous
member In  the  person  of Mr. Thos.
!(��. Moody, a resident  ,,1  this city for
] a  great  many    years,     who    passed
'peacefully  away  at   the  family   resi-
\ dec e.   Pandora  avenue.   Friday  af*
; ternooh, after a long illness'.
Mr. Moody, who enjoyed a very
large circle of acquaintances, was a
"Fj-ty��Hlghtar,"   having sailed from
New York iu ISTiS on the steamship
(Northern Light; and it is interesting
[to mention that he had as fellow-
; passengers on the voyage, the late
Captain William Irving, and the lat-
: ter's Son. Captain John Irving, who is
Still a hijihly-esteemed resilient of
Victoria.
Crossing the Isthmus of Panama,
| Mr. Moody and liis companions embarked upon the steamship Gussle
Telfer. en route to this city, which
they reached In January, 1859.
Shortly afterwards Mr. Moody became identified with the lumbering
industry which was at that time operated on a large scale at Burrard
inlet, nenr the site of the present City
of Vancouver, his father, the late
Joshua Moody, and 8. P. Moody having preceded him and locating ��� at
that point���hence the name Moody-
vllle, which stands to this day. It
will be recalled by old-timers that
Mr. S. P. Moody was drowned on the
steamship Pacific, which was wrecked with great loss of life in 1874.
Since that date Mr. Moody who passed away yesterday has resided almost
continuous*)' ln Victoria.
Deceased leaves a large family, his
surviving children being Or. F. G.
Moody, of Victoria: Dr. T. Glendon
Moody and Dr. II. P. Moody, of Vancouver. Dr. William Moody, another
son. died only a few months ago The
late pioneer was a native of Hart-
land, Maine, an! aged seventy years.
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I Something That You
1 Never Saw Nor Even
!     Heard Of
$ A PARISIAN  NOVELTY.���In Europe it _* used this year ai
,t* a little Easter present or rather a mark of courtesy to friends and
A relatives.    Its  value as a token lies more in the novel idea than
�� in   the  price  of  the  article.    It is arranged so that It can I"- Bent,
.j. just like a  postcard,  for a cent  or  two, to any  place in  Canada
�� or the United States     The endearing idea about it is the embedded
% LUMINOUS CROSS, which will shine all flight long (or in any dark
<{ room) in GLORIOUS, MySTIU BLUE LIGHT, after you have bad II
|t* exposed to daylight for a Tew minutes.   The price ls so low thai any
& one is enabled to be convinced  of   its real nature.    It is  In leed
Y an  article  which  Is held in  high   esteem   by   any  Christian   (nmily
X or   person.    The  shining   Cross is mnde of a stone which is found
Y only near Jerusalem and of which already the Bible speaks ae i1'"
X LUMINOUS STONI- in picturing Solomon's temple.
% Prices are: IB cents each,   2  for  26c,  5   for  50c anil   I
�� $1.00. A. Netkow, 832 Yonge St., Toronto, Ont., sole agent foi Can-
A ada and the United States.
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ADVERTISE  IN  THE DELTA TIMES
4 ������
Ruin in Her Path
COUNTRY HOME RUINED BY SUFFRAGETTES.
The upper picture shows the remains of the $20,000 home of Lady
White, widow of the hero of Ladysmlth. It ls situated near Staines,
Surrey, England. The lower picture shows Mrs. Pankhurst, suffragette
leader, during a recent Interview In which she admitted that she counselled and arranged the burning of such homes to call attention to the
suffragette cause.
Invest In a Car���Don't Speculate
The purchase of a motor car Is about as good an Investm--n' '**
the average man can make���it means health-Insurance, Hnic--'V|D*'
necessary recreation.
But let It be an investment.    Don't "take a flyer" on  a car tha
looks good  or "sounds good on  paper."    Invest   In   a  car   thai   bal
permanent  organization   back  of  it
The fact tbat the McLaughlins have been  In  Oshawa over  4" >*'���".
���building carriages and  motor cars of honest ralue���is your best e
rience of the permanent service we are going to render you If yo" b"'
McLaughlin
t      M.I,AKiHUN   CARHlAGK   CO.,   Limited.
GEO. T. BAKER     .
Send for advance booklet of our 1*13 models.
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Mr.  R.  A. Coleman  was in  New
Westminster last Friday on business.
..LOCAL ITEMS...
Geo. McCluskey was a visitor
Royal City on Saturday.
"t. A. Coleman paid a business
o Vancouver on Thursday.
Term
11.   J.   Kirkland   visited
i.il City last week end.
the
Prank i Guichon visited Van-
���n Thursday.
C. H. Davis was a visitor to
uver on Thursday.
Dorothy Mends, of Port Gui-
s visiting friends ln Victoria.
Hr
Fri
N, A. McDiarmid paid a busi-
vlsit   to  New  Westminster  on
going up on the Transfer.
John Reagh was a passenger
: day, visiting the weekly mar-
in  the Royal City.
Mr. Alt Trim, of Westham Island,
, | New Westminster Monday on
���   Frank  Smith, of the  Orkney
ery, ��visited   friends   in    Ladner
Westham Island last week end.
your   Bicycle   wants   repairing
it to Taylor Electrl. Company.
.-.- Elsie* Honeyman paid a visit
ancouver during last week, tak-
i tiara Butt's recital.
Mr. Fred  Parmiter, of New West-
r, visited friends in Ladner'on
-lay. '
Dan Reagh.was the fortunate
of the dollar prize at the
show  on  Friday.
council   has  decided   that  no
r payments of the  bounty on
rats will be made.
-is.   i,aiming,  Fawcett  &. Wil-
n, Ltd., are advertising tht! arrival
-.   goods in several lines.
Miss Green, chief operator at
Telephone Company's local
. i.-ited   the   Terminal   City
the
of-
on
Mrs. H. W. Slater is suffering from
a severe sore throat.
Mr. H. J. Kirkland  was a  visitor
to Vancouver on Thursday.
Mrs. H. J. Kirkland returned from
Vancouver on Saturday.
Mr. David Woods was a visitor to
his ranch here on'Wednesday.
Mr. Alfred Swan, of Port Guichon,
visited Vancouver on Friday.
Rev. C. C. Hoyle visited New Westminster on  Tuesday.
Mrs. Arthur Roberts was a visitor
to the Terminal City on the Thursday evening trip of the New Delta.
Mr. Peter Clark and Mr. Hugh McDonald visited New Westminster on
business Thursday.
Mr. Oliver Murphy visited New
Westminster by automobile on Tuesday.
Mr. S. W. Walter paid a business
visit to New Westminster and Vancouver on Wednesday.
Mrs. W. J. Lanning visited Vancouver to take in the entertainment
provided by Mme. Clara Birtt.
Mr. Duncan Gilchrist, was the fortunate winner of the handsome clock
raffled at Gifl'ord's establishment.
Mr! Butchart, of the Dunlop Tire
Company, was a visitor to Ladner on
'Dhursday.
Mrs. W. J. Smith and Aliss Maud
Stokes were passengers to the Terminal City on Thursday.
..Get the Donley Traction Tread Bicycle Tires at the Taylor Electric
Company. **
W. J.
under
Lanning has been some-
tie weather during  the
but is reported as feeling bet
Mrs    C.   II.   Davis    and    Mrs.    H.
ornery   were   visitors   to   the
City on Friday last, attending
��� ekly market sales.
Mr.  Jos.  Tamboline,  of   Westham
i. was an attendant at the regu-
uuction  sale  at  the New West-
r  market on Friday morning.
Mr. Eric Taylor successfully passed
econd examination of the pharmaceutical society and is now a full-
- rlged  druggist. .
Tuesday*was the first anniversary
ol the sinking of the Titanic, and
the last day on which claims for
compensation could be filed.
\   full   stock  of  Hot  Point  appli-
are carried by the Taylor Elec-
'ric Co.    Call and see them.      *���
Mr.Newton McCulloch Is renewing
icquaintances in the district. He
bi en  engaged  in  dredging work
��� ng the winter months.
I).  B,  Grant   will  receive on
��� 'lay, April 22nd, the  first time
��� r her return, and  afterwards on
ond   Monday  of  each   month
iti!  furl her notice.
Mr.
what
week,
ter.
Mr. Fred Wallace has recovered
sufficiently from his blood-poisoned
hand to once more resume his duties
as engineer on the New Delta.
Miss Gladys Siddajl, of the local
post office stafr, enjoyed a day's
holiday spent in Vancouver on Friday.
Mr. H. F. Bishop, manager of the
Royal Bank of Canada, has returned
from his vacation spent in Southern
California.
Dr. A. A. King and S. W. Fisher
visited the Terminal City on Tues
day, taking the former's automobile
as far as New Westminster.
Tuesday was the third anniversary of the death of Right ltev. Dr
John Dart, Anglican Bishop of New-
Westminster.
WOU,I)   FINISH   JETTY   WORK.
Creditors of Fraser River Tile Com*,
pany Make Proposition to Dominion Government.
(From The British Columbian.)
ln order to release the money retained as security by the Dominion
government and the money due from
the government for the November
and December work, the creditors of
the Fraser River Tile and Cement
Company, who held the contract for
the construction of the Steveston
Jetty in the name of the Sinclair
Construction Company, will sign an
agreement cancelling the debts of the
Sinclair Company. This agreement
will be forwarded to the Dominion
government as well as a proposition
that the creditors complete construction of the first unit of the jetty.
The government refused to pay
the Sinclair Construction Company
far the work which It did on the jetty
during the months of November and
December because the company was
unable to present a balance sheet
showing all debts to he paid. The
creditors plan to annul the debts and
secure tbls money which has been
retained as well as the bond given
by the Sinclair Company when the
contract was awarded.
Should the government consent to
their proposal the creditors expect to
commence work in the course of
two weeks. It is their hope that
by taking over the contract they may
be able to decrease the loss sustained when the Sinclair Company went
into liquidation.
PEARL OF THE DOMINION.
Thus Wus  Uritisli   Columbia    Des-
crlbed By Minister ot Edu. u-
lii-ii in an AddNM,
A new designation wus given to
Britjan C&iuin-ia by Hon. D..
.oung, mii.ist-i* of education, in tne
cour-e ot his adu-ess ut the annual
banquet oi ih.j Victoria Canadian
Uuj, held in mat city ii-_t we_k. An
apt designation too.
"British Colum-ia," he said, "today stands as the pearl of the Dominion ot Canada. 1 do not use
the   wdrds  iu  a_iy   idle  sense.
FISH  DEALERS FIXED.
In-
Heavy Penalties Meted Out for
fractions of thc Fisheries
Regulations.
(From The British Columbian.)
Several well known fish dealers
were heavily fined Monday in
the District Court when found guilty
of having illegally caught fish lu
their possession. The Dominion Fish
Co. of Vancouver added $50 to the
treasury and Butterfield fr Mackie
and Demetry & Sellis both paid "100
and costs. Last Saturday Martin
Monk paid $100 and costs for a
similar  offense.
It is charged that they bought fish
from Indians who had fished above
the bridge boundary contrary to the
fisheries regulations.
PUTTlNt.  IN*  FI.OAH GATE.
Mr. W. It. Ellis, ably assisted by
Councillor W. A. Kirkland. is improving the appearance of his property on Delta street by the construction of cement sidewalks.
M
' Dan Reagh and family are re-
lp t'rnni their present home on
Kirkland estate to their new
of residence on the Point Rob-
road.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lovlck are
rejoicing upon the arrival of a son,
born on April -th. Alter a seven
illness. Mrs. I.ovick is speedily recovering   her  usual  state  of health.
lany Helta people took advantage
opportunity afforded  to hear
renowned   Madame   Clara   Butt
n the Opera House, Vancouver,
eek,
e young Beavers are practising
uously for the coming lacrosse
ui. and are already out with a
������'ige to any other junior team
���   Helta.
\. Bull, of Lanning, Fawcett
son, who was recently operated
for appendicitis, is still an
of the Burrard Sanitarium.
���  lessing favorably.
in-
but
Webster,  of   Vancouver,   has
the  guest   of  Mr.   and   Mrs.  J.
'line,  of Westham  Island,  for
''  weeks, returning home the mld-
���   this  week.
Mr. E, S. Kr.owlton has remove!
his blooded horses and training establishment lo Vernon, under the
capable supervision of Mr. Jas.
Richardson.
Mr. J. A. Cairns, of the Boundary
Bay school, is again able to resume
his duties after a Week's absence suf
fering
chilis.
from a slight  attack of bron
Mr.
family
md Mrs. A. J. McKinnon
returned    to    Vancouver   on
Friday after a short  visit  to I.adner
as the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. II. W.
Slater.
Approximately Ope Half of Nicomen
Island Dyking Project Is Now
Completed.
(From The British Columbian, i
Approximately one half of the
eight miles of dyking on Nicomen
is completed and today Mr. Bonson,
Dewdney district iroad superintendent, and'Mr. Napier, assistant provincial public works engineer, have
gone up to the Island to witness
the installation of one of the four
flood gates of the dyke. The whole
work Is being rushed forward with
all celerity in order to have as much
of the dyke completed as possible before the high water comes. This
work is being done by Messrs. Marshall, Plumber & Co., of Vancouver,
the contract having been let to them
in December for $85,000.
This dyke will run along the south
and east sides of the island and will
mean the reclamation of a very large
area of valuable farming lands, now
too swampy for that purpose. In
order to make this dyke, about 250,-
000 cubic yards of material will require to be moved; 100,000 feet of
lumber will be used in culverts and
flood gates and about 88 acres of
land must be cleared. With the
completion of this work the island
dyking system will be perfected there
being at present a government road
on the north border of the island
which protects the land from high
water 'there.
The commissioners in charge of
the dvking are: Messrs. Alexander
Tipping, W. V. Hill and Murdo McLean, and the supervising engineer
tn charge of the work under this
body Is Mr. Harvey C. Brice, of New-
Westminster. Although. In order to
do this work the commissioners have
issued bonds payable at the end of
twenty years, the cost of the construction will be assessed against
the owners ot the benefited land at
$1.50 per acre per annum. From
the money thus raised the debenture
Interest will he paid and a sinking
fund created for the cancellation of
the bonds at the expiration of the
twenty years. It Is expected that
11 Wills work will be completed, according to contract, by June 1.
tny   Idle  sense.     We \
know it for a laCt within ourselves, i
anil  we  also  know   that  the  knowl- j
edge involves our best effort tomake
It good.    We are only half a million j
people���a mere postage stamp com- ;
paied   with   the   population   of   the i
other provinces, but in extent and in
natural resources truly the pearl of
the Dominion.    And it is up to us to !
develop what we have.     Four hund- !
red  thousand square miles and only '
half  a  million  people!      Just  think
of that in comparison with the great ;
congested areas of the Old Couutry, l
for instance.     That breeds anothei
thought, the thought of the kind of j
people we are getting in  this coun- |j
try."
Continuing, Dr. Young said:
"We want the right class of im- '
migrants iu this country. We want
the pure dear water of the race,
and 1 am sure that, as things are, we
get them. Only the very best comes
out to this great Western territory.
The others stay to feed the cities of
the East and the Prairies on the
great open stretches that lie between
this Province and the settled areas
of the other side. That is the class
of people we want to bring here, and
in that connection 1 would like to
sound a warning note.
"We are very optimistic out here.
We know what we have. But do not
live too much on capital. Go ahead
with the development of the country, get the assets back of you, and
then the banks will not interfere
with your notes. There is a great
development coming on the coast,
probably not as much as we anticipate, in the opening of the Panama
Canal. Do not anticipate that too
much. We are living today on
capital.
"The province is practically out of
debt, but do not forget that we
have paid the debts out of our assets.
There is a limit to that. It may not
occur In our generation, but we have
a heritage to administer. We are in
the responsible position of administering the affairs of a young state
and we cannot afford to spend our
capital. We must conserve it. for
we must some day live on the interest. It may not be in our time,
but In the administration of this
heritage we must prepare for the future.
Nation in Itself.
"British Columbia is going to be a
great big nation in itself. We have
the natural resources. On Vancouver Island a'one we have coal and
iron enough to build up an empire.
It was the combination of coal and
iron that made Great Britain. If
|we go and develop these resources
on Vancouver Island we can hand
to our sons and our sons' sons the
greatest empire on earth. We also
have our fisheries and our timber.
In any one of them there is an asset
sufficient to make a nation, but we
must not squander it.
"During the next flve years there
will be a wonderful development ln
agriculture In this country, but that
development will never follow in the
wake of a campaign in 33-foot lots.
You must develop the country first.
and when you have established lhe
agricultural industry in the country,
you can buy the 33-foot lots if you
want to. You will never make a
country in the way you have been
going during the past two or three
years in Vancouver and Victoria. I
will not say anything about Vancouver, but I must congratulate Victorians upon keeping their heads in
regard to the real estate honm."
I The toast of "Cnnnda" wa�� responded to hy Mr. M. B. Jackson, in
.a finely polished address upon ito
climatic an dother advantages, and
the toast of the "Canadian Club"
wns responded to briefly hy the Rev.
John McKay, D.D., president of the
Canadian Club of Vancouver.
! Mr, R. W. Perry, the president nf
the club, presided over the gathering, which numbered about seventy-
five. He also Informally proposed
all the toasts.
!    W. MUDGE
Highest Prices for Live and Dressed
Poultry,    Fresh Eggs ami    Produce.
Consignments Solicited.
City Market.  Main  SI.,     Vancouver.
CORPORATION OF DELTA.
Notice is hereby given that a Court
ot Revision of the assessment roll
for the year 1913 will be held in
the Council Chambers, Ladner, B.C.,
on Monday, the 12th day of May,
1913, at  10 a.m.
Notice of any complaints must be
given to the Assessor in writing at
least ten days previous to the sitting
of the Court.
Dated at Ladner, B.C., this 12th
day of April,  1913.
N.  A.  McDIARMID,  C.M.C.
T. I. ELLIOTT
Successor to P. C. Clark
��� AND-
General Blacksmithing
Delta Telephone Co., Ltd.
Incorporated 1910.
We are prepared to install single
line or party line phones at short notice. Long distance in connection with
our service. Apply to
A. DeR. TAYLOR, Sec.
Sutton's
Seeds
t~BOM RI ADING, ENGLAND
Seetlfnien to  His Majcs'.y the King.
A. J. WOODWARD. Sole Agent.
..!"_ Granville St.,   Vancouver
fllo K< it St.,  Victoria.
Catalogue on application.
Poultry Wanted
Rest  Prices Paid.
PACIFIC POCLTRY SUPPLY.
City Market. Vancouver.
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;���*.-���������'���; vj^aj
2__W__ -A, rasKQ-esMQ
COSTS LITTLE
Accomplishes Much
*. (wo cent stamp doei a lot fpr
very little money, but it would require thousinil* of two cent stamps
and personal letters to make your
wants known to as many people as
a 15c. Investment in our Clasainod
Want Ad".
THE   DELTA   TIMES
CONDENSED      ADVERTISEMENTS
Tor Sale, For Ex-change, W-ntod te
rur_ha��e, To Let, Loin, -Viuiul. Work
Wanted, Situation*! Vfueatu, 1 gent per
word. Minimum, * cent, tor a_ty OM
advt. These rates for cash with ordar.
All Want Ada. roust be In bj 1 p.a.
on Thursday.
FOK SALE, SNAP���House; modern,
six rooms, bathroom, pantry, etc.,
on 66-foot corner; Ladner. Apply
Ter terms to "G.D.M.," 28 Cam-
bridge     Apartments,     Vancouver,
FOUND���On the S.S. Xew Delta, a
small brooch. Owner may have
same hy paying cost of this advertisement. Apply Delta Times
office.
LOST���On the River Road to New
Westminster, the bottom portion
of one of my automobile lamps.
Finder please communicate with
Mr.   Oliver  Murphy,   Ladner.
North Coast Land Co.
LIMITED.
Paid-up   Capital $ I,..00,000.00
I1RITISI1 COLl'MIHA FARM LANDS
General  Offices,   Meitopolitan  Hldg.
Vancouver, R.C.
Miss Christian Canada'At Home'
to the people of Ladner at Baptist,
church, on April 25th, 1913, from
8 p.m. to 9.30 p.m., to meet a number of strangers. Please bring your
friends. Refreshments served; collection.
MUNICIPALITY OF DELTA.
Applications Wanted.
SUMMER SCHEDULE
Regiuning April 1st
LADNER and WESTHAM ISLAND
Via Steveaton and
S.8.    "NEW    DELTA"
To Vancouver and New Westminster.
Week Days.
Leaves Ladner���8:30 a.m., 12:30
p.m. and 6:30 p.m. ���
Leaves Steveston on arrival of car
leaving Granville street. Vancouver, station at 8:30 a.m.. 12:30
p.m., and 6:30 p.m. New Westminster passengers will take car
leaving at 8:00 a.m., 12:00 and
6:00 p.m. for Eburne car, to connect with the boat.
SEVERE QUAKE.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 17.���
IA severe earthquake was reported in
Eastern Tennessee early today. It
|was not attended by serious damage
or loss of life.
Applications will be received by
the Delta Municipal Council up till
noon, Saturday, April 26th, for ths
position of Policeman, Road Tax Collector and Poundkeeper. Applicants
to state salary. ,
N. A.  M/-DIARMID,  C.M.C.
"Ladner, April  14th, 1913.
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Mineral and
Soda Waters
J. HENLEY
New Westminster, B. C.
Manii_p.ett*rer of
SOD-Y WATT I*. GINGER
ALE nnd all kind? ot
SUMMER DRINKS
Your Patronage Solicited
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���TfiBQ -"-Ill-Ill* HEALS TIIE LUNGS
OlUrO vUUbll9 PRICE. JS CENTS
BALLOON EXPLODES
'-'���   and   Mrs.   John   Perrnm   and
���lames and Miss A. H. M. Mason
ir England on Tuesday.   Their
iy   Ladner   friends   wish   them   a
ourney and a pleasant time In
old Country.
;r .1. B, Ellott, the local contractus   successfully   moved   A.   D.
������"son's  house  from   its  old  site
'der that his new residence may
'cited on the same spot.    Work
'he basement of the new build-
ias already been commenced.
Crass Seeds���Tljnothy. Alsyke
"ver. Red Clover, Rye Grass; Hran
"'1 Shorts. Dairy Chop. Corn, Rice
���"�����1. Wheat, Chick Feed, Chick Rice.
Grain Sacks, may be obtained of H.
ftlch, agent Brackman-Ker Milling
' 0 ��� Ladner, B.C. *
Mrs. A. Cameron, of Winchester,
Ontario, and Mrs. Cen. challis, formerly of Winchester, but now of
Vancouver, were the guests o( MLr.
and   Mrs.   B,   W.   Rlshl-r.   this   week.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur I'awcett left
for a visit to .'cattle on Thursday.
Mr. ."awrctt bus devoted his entire
attention to business for some time
snd Is enjoying 11 well-earned Validity.
Mr. Wm. Montgomery has added
to hls fine dairy herd by the purchase of two pure bred Holstein
heifers from the Colony Farm at
Co**uitlaiii. These arrived by the
Transfer 0n Friday and were met by
their  owner. ���
Work on the Slouch road hns been
actively pursued this week. Th--
nils have lieen thoroughly rolled
level and n fresh coating of crushed
rock aPPUed. This ro:id Is utilized
i xteiisiw-ly      during      th'1       -nn:,,   .
months by automohile and other trar-
flc in llnuiidnry Hay. :ind should be
in    the   finest    condition     When     the
camping season eopimefl-Qes,
VILLIEK-SCR-MARNE. France,
April 17.���Three officers of the
French army were killed and two
;others seriously injured this after-
inoon when a balloon exploded in
midair over this town.
HOTEL ARRIVALS.
Liulner Hotel.
James McPherson. Glasgow.
G. E. Hay. Chilliwack.
Frank  W.   Smith,   New   Westminster.
Sampson. New Westminster,
The young people of the Epworth
I League    ait    the    Ladner    Met bod :st
; church  journeyed  lo  Lulu  Island   on
: Friday evening, producing their can-
I Ufa,   "The   New   Minister."   for   thei
benefit   of   a   Richmond   audience
Quite a number of Ladner peopje ac
ompanied the party.
J. II.
The decorations for the dance on
Friday night nre progressing rapidly
and the U.C. Electric employees
promise the residents a royal welcome at their gathering. The music
should find approval as a larger orchestra than usual has been engaged.
SMfotftGun
"���"'CKIV   B-I-.-.8  COUOHS.   GORIX   COLO��
-"���a.1 THC THROAT AMD LUNGS. ��9 CfcNTl
Mr. Alex Scott has returned to
Ladner after an extended visit to
the Old Country. He reports havlnf**
spent a most enjoyable time visltinR
points in England, Scotland and Ireland. While absent he witnessed
the International foot-ball match between Scotland and England, which
was won by the former Tour goals
to one.
IMt-i   Rotel.
Chap.  Rcll. Toronto.
Archie Templeton. Toronto.
Steve    Maddison,    New    Westminster. ,
Jos. McGeer, New Westminster.
A. Cruickshank, New Westminster.
T. Fullerton, New Westminster.
A.  C. Benkley,  New Westminster.
E.  I. David, New Westminster.
W. Service,  Vancouver.
Thos.  Parsell,  Victoria.
T. C  lackson. Vancouver.
A.  L.  Goldhrand,  Vancouver.
iL. Bird, Vancouver.
C. L. Burtch, North Vancouver.
W. G. Birdsall. Vancouver.
J.   C.   Brown,   Vancouver.
James Henderson, Vancouver.
Percy llarland. vlctojpa.
N.  McCulloch. .Vancouver.
D. Adamson. Vancouver.
J. Chapman,  Vancouver.
A departure from the build of har-
|row in general use on the Delta wat.
Inoticed  In  a  drag harrow  delivered
'to the order of a local firm during
;the early part of this week.    Instead
iof  the  usual  spikes  to be   found  on
]the  scratch  harrow   this  implement
is provided with metal lumps, which
disintegrate   the   large   lumps   most
satisfactorily.
Miss Esther Lindseth entertained
a number of her girl friends at a
birthday party last Saturday afternoon. Games of almost every description were enjoyed and an appetising repast was served at supper.
The party took in Ihe picture show-
in   the  evening.
HARD   PEDAL
ON
Ql
A1.1TY.
THE 510
STORE
soi-'T PEDAL
ON
PRICE
Dr. de Van's Female Pills
A reliabl* French regulator;never lalli. These
pill*i are excee-inicly powerful io regulating the
K-nera'ive portion ol tlic letnale system. Keluse
.11 cht-Hp Imitations. Dr. d�� ""__'��� are ��i>M at
��� Sri I ���>-. t three d.rlln. Mailed to anv addrCTs
rh�� ���: .-oN-l* T>r-�� "o. St. Catharines.' "���
Spring Is Here At Last
New Spring Goods are Hooding the ston- with beauty nud
treahness. See the splendid values we are showing In Women's
and chiidren'-j Dreisi -.
Children's Wash  Dresses, imported,  finm    7.V to #:".."K'
Ladies' Wash Dresses  in all the new models &1.50 t<> #7.00
30 only New- York sample dresses, only one of each style,
at  ���!'��� per cent, below  regular , rices.
See the splendid values \u- are showing in Hosiery of alt
kinds.
Ladies' Cotton Hose,  black  and tan; special, l"-r pair "*(��<*
Ladies' Lisle llos' . blark and all colors; special   . . ..**.*><��� 01* :* for 1*1
Ladies' .Silk and  Lisle Hose,  tan and black;  special, per pair  . . .<(."��<���
Ladies' All Silk Hose, blaoj and tan;  special, per pair   $1.28
See our splendid range ol  imported (! nghanis at, per yard  . . . . 1.V
Se,. our Special English Print, colors  guaranteed   last,   at,  yard   iOc
Men's Department
How about that new Buit?Let us fit you with one of our splendid range of High Crude Suit-, all r.ew models. Prices from
ttfltSO to ftu-YOo.
Men's Neglige Shirts, soft with collar to match at 91*00- il>88,
���M.,-0 and jjtt.25.
QOMPU-rTB MEN'S   OlTnTTI.RS.
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SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 19*3,
Pope Pias X and Possible Successor
ithe sheds. In addition to this the
block system on the Great Northern
will be completed from Scenic to
Tye, from Everett to Skykomish and
rrom Everett to Bellingham, bringing the entire main line from Leavenworth to Seattle and the coast line
as far north as Bellingham under the
block system.
CANADA'S DUTY
TO THE EMPIRE
and maintenance of the greatest police organization of the world.
Not Done Credit.
"How  have   we  met  this  obliga-
, tion?   We have been a confederation
  I for  little short of  fifty years,  and
! what have we done In the course of
1 Chief Justice of that period toward the maintenance
and support of the British fleet, or
of the Empire as an organization for
the preservation of the peace o*f the
earth. I must say, gentlemen,
whether you like lt or not, that she
has not done herself credit in the
The notable address of Chief Jus- matter of contributing to the sup-
tice Gordon Hunter at the annual port of the British Empire and what
banquet      of    the    Victoria  Cana-   it means to the world at large
Notable  Address
���tiitish  Columbia  at  Victoria
Canadian Club.
dlan Club held in the Empress
hotel last Tuesday evening; bore
directly     on     the     naval     defence
"What is our duty ln this matter? I will not say anything about
the permanent policy of the Domin
question now before parlia- | ion government for that is a question
ruont. His lordship's frank stafe- that is entitled to further discus-
ment, that if there was an emer- ' sion. But let us consider the emergency���and ,the statement of 1h(yjgency policy, and tlle circumstances
admiralty was sufficient for hl.m would appoar to point to the fact
that there was���then he was un- ; that there is, then it becomes a ques-
able to see any other way of meet- j Hon that ought not legitimately to
ing such an emergency than by glv-: be brought within the field of party
Ing contributions freely and volun-' politics. This is not a party ques-
tarily has given rise to much com- j tion. It is not even a Canadian
ment, so much so that his complete. question.     It   is   an   imperial   ones
address as reported in the Colonist
will be  read  with interest.
It was In responding to the toast
of the "Empire" that the chief Justice found his opportunity. He prefaced his remarks concerning the
navy by a few felicitous statements
about tbe Empire, and how he discovered it.
"When I was made aware that. I
���would be asked to reply to this
toast," he said, "I betook myself to
that great home of information, tho
Encyclopedia Brlttanlca, but on
looking up the word empire I found
myself referred to Great Britain, and
that was all. That was somewhat
distressing to me for I simply had
to address myself to the task, so I
retired Into the recollection of my
school books and there I found what
I sought, or at all events, something
of it." He then traced the history
of   the   British   race   from   earliest
tion, or if you like, a world question. , It affects all mankind Hal
well as ourselves.
"Is there an emergency? For my
part I am content to accept the advice of the fact from the Imperial
government. The politics of that
government matter not at all, nor do
the politics of the government at
Ottawa. It satisfies me that the
Imperial government has advised
the Canadian government that there
Is an mergency. I do not need,
however, to be satisfied in that way.
The mere fact that the Imperial
government has Increased Its appropriation for the navy so enormously
for the present year over all previous years is proof enough for me
that in the opinion of the imperial
government there is a grave emergency.
"Of course, on the other hand, we
have the German chancellor stating
The upper picture shows two recent photographs of the venerable
Pontiff; the lower, two of the cardinals whom rumor has mentioned
as  possible  successor.
WASHI*,c.TON STATE
Capdinal X/A<5LIADD-.
tlraes,  pointed  to the various other | publicly the other day that there is
races that had become blended with
it, and expressed the opinion that
such a people must in the very nature of things become creat.
Unco Becomes (.real.
"And that race bas become great,
the greatest thai tbe world has ever
no Immediate probability of a European conflagration. That may be
all right, but then we have the German nation spending $50,000,000 in
increasing its army by means of a
war tax placed upon so-called fortunes of $1,400 a year and upwards.
seen,  but not without  its calamities   That indicates a condition of things
and its tragedies. Think of the
great nation to the south of us. I
shall always consider that, the greatest calamity thai 1ms befallen lhe
British Empire wan the secession of
the United Stales.     A  narrow   mind-
that is very grave indeed. It means
to Germany that strai.i after strn'i
is being put upon her people lo increase the fighting strength of the
nation, it means the accentuation
of ,t condition of things that is even
ed oligarchy in Great Britain brought n0w almost intolerable. And if that
about that, and l nm convinced thai |8 Ilot demonstration enough of the
if it hnu nol happened the sent *--r **ftct ,-,.,, tjjere -s all emergency I do
British power would today be locat- no, kllow what woui<j satisfy some
ed somewhere on this North Amerl- people of the fact.
,-an continent. Bul l do not believe, **Now assuming thai there ls an
that that calamity is irreparable; I emergency is there any other way
believe thai there will yet be a re-1 ot- meeting it than bv giving contri-
tinion 111 some form or another ot billions freely and volunarilv to tbe
these peoples. Whether it will be j imperial government. If there is I
by consolidation of all the separate am u,la|,|,, ,n Bee Lt. Some people
English sneaking parts, or an alll- tell us that llie money would be bet-
anoe, or what not, is really a second-1 ������- gpent a* home, but If what I say
ary affair provided they come at last , iH ,,|fJ ,-.���,, how j,-,,, . |- l() ta]k of
in an understanding whereby thfllr spending the money In our own
-difficulties would lm settled by ar- country. That suggestion dO'>s not
Ditratlon. Thai would be the near- 80 ,���,���.*, appeal to our patriotism as
-si thing in tbe stopping of future ,��� ������,, materialism,
wars  that   wo  have  yet   attained.  It;      "Then it Is also suggested that we
are unpalatable to some people but I
think this is an occasion on which
even a man in my position, who is
perhaps supposed to preserve a serene impartiality on all questions,
should speak what he thinks. I say
that fewer arguments should be addressed to our materialism and more
to our patriotism. I think that tho
people of this country concern themselves too much with how great the
wheat crop is going to be, etc.; we
ought to feel more concerned about
other things, about the Empire for
instance, and what tha various parts
ot It are doing; how we stand in relation to them, what they are doing
at Hongkong, Singapore, Malta, Gibraltar and Great. Britain in regard to
the defence of the Empire to which
we all belong.
"1 think that in tlle past we have
been altogether too apathetic in this
country ln regard to the Imperial relationship. I sincerely hope that we
shall not be called upon to suffer for
it."
The chief justice resumed his seat
amid tremendous applause.
we  reflect   for  a  moment   we  find
that neither of these great nations,
that  is Qreal  Britain nud the United
states,  are  In  danger  of  invasion.
Great   Britain  is secure on sea    and
the  United  stales is safe on  land.  If
they  should  come     together       they
could establish the domination      of
the   sea,   and   they   could   dictate   to
all   others  on   the  question  of   war.
They  would bo In  a position  to say
to  any   European  nation,  'you  must
not   do  this  or  you   will   rind     your I officers  could  amuse  themselves on
ports  blockaded  and     your       trade , t,,e gol( -jM-.g> but j  ---*Ilk it  woll*(*
routes cut.' I ll(v better for us and for the Imper-
.    "To   my   mind   nothing  could   be : ial  government,  whom  we are anx-
more inspiring than such a consum- ' iou_ t|) a,ss|Ht   to *lav(> them nearer
niation.     At  the  present   time     the   the R(>l.n- of acti���n.     It has always
British   fbet   is  the   only  guarantee    ,)oen   ft  fighting   policy  to   get   near
should have the ships stationed here.
So far as that is concerned I  would
like   to   know    what    one   battleship
1 and  two cruisers located  at  Halifax
would  flo in  the event of a  European   war.     We  want to havo    the
Bhipi   In   tlle   fighting   line.      right
. where   the   danger   threatens      and
, where  they   would   be  of  some  ser-
! vice.    It would be of very little use
I to hnve a battleship  placed at Vancouver,  or  Victoria.     No  doubt   the
that   the   world   has   of   peace,   but
the  enemy  if  you  could  not  exactly
with the United States and nil the j get at them, and, lor mv part. I be-
parts of tin- Empire acting in unison | lj(lv-   fn   lt
for thc- common end the menace; "Considering that suggestion from
that threatens the peace of *tlt- ' tin* point of viow of BtifiteKy 1 would
world would disappear, perhaps for- ' Hay tna, Hongkong or Singapore is
ever. That is an inspiring thought, muojj nearer tho mark as a strategic
and as a Canadian it raises the ques- 0.lSfl on th- pa-*f*c ocean. Sortie poo-
Klon in mc of what Canada is doing _)1(, polnt to Australia and say that
in regard to it. T think that there ; w_ s*,ould follow their example, but
is a great responsibility resting up- gentlemen, tho circumstances are
on Canadians in this matter. 1"""* entirely diff>-ront. We are within a
they represent a very substantial : W(.ok'B steaming distance of Europe
portion of the Empire referred to. | nmj Australia is not within coaling
They have a very great responsibility ; iang0 T-j��� 0nly possibility the Aus-
Eay   in   contributing   to   the  support , tralians have to fear Is the Japanese
or tho Chinese, against which races
, 1 they   are   rightly   preparing     them-
. elves.     I   think   that  Australia   is
doing   tho   right   and   proper   thing
--��� ---      .--_. ,,    even at a time of emergency.
���'rhi1Jr��.-ATd'ul=0r.nCdT��: SF.-SS7- j     "I suppose I aft saying things that
Shilohm
A scholarly MAGISTRAT-E.
.Mr. Israel Rublnowtts Was Rhodes
.Scholar   Front   B.   C.���News
of Richmond,
steveston, April 12.��� The appointment of Mr. Israel Huliiiiowitz
as police magistrate for Richmond
recalls the fact, that the successful
applicant is a native of B. C, being the son of Mr. L. Rubinowitz, a
well known merchant, trading In
Vancouver and Steveston for many
years. Mr. Kuhlnowitz was a Rhodes
scholar, graduating from McGill University. Upon leaving Oxford ho,
practiced for some time ln London,
England, and for the last year in
Vancouver,  hb  a  barrister.
Miss Cavendish, who has boon the
guest of her sister, Mrs. Chaldecott,
left for Vancouver Island this week.
While everyone agrees that the
concert given by the Richmond
branch of tho Victorian Order of
Nurses was a very successful entertainment, lt Is gratifying to know
that it was also a financial success.
At a meeting of the executive on
April 10 the committee reported a
balance of ninety dollars nfter all
expenses wore deducted. The lady
canvassers, too, have collected already, just over one hundred and
sixty dollars, making two hundred
and fifty-two dollars. Tbe municipal council has signified its intention of supporting the project and
have promised a grant df two hundred and fifty. The next step is
procuring a nurse, and the secretary Is in communication with headquarters at Ottawa for this purpose.
Friends are congratulating Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Howard upon the
arrival of a son.
Mrs. W. T. Trites is away from
home having been called on account of the sad death of her mother
at  Burlington, Wash.
BELLINGHAM, April 17.���-Weaving together the threads of circumstantial evidence which compose the
state's case against Jacob Furth, Assistant Prosecutor John L. Corrigan
this afternoon started the trial of
the Seattle banker on the final stage
of its course, the arguments to the
jury.
Judge Ed E. Hardin in his instructions had summed up the points
necessary to be proved beyond a reasonable doubt by the state, and the
prosecutor followed the lines of this
summary.
The defendant is accused, Judge
Hardin poll 'ed out, of entering into
a conspiracy to aid and abet the insolvent firi.i of W. E. Schricker &
Co. in receiving deposits.
The state must prove three points;
first, the knowledge by the defendant Furth that Schricker & Co. and
the partners therein were insolvent;
second, that Furth entered into a
conspiracy with E. W. Andrews, D.
Kelleher and R. V. Aukeny to aid
Schricker in keeping open and receiving deposits; third, that acts of
aiding and abetting Schricker were
performed by the defendant or his
co-conspirators. In the opening argument for the state, Corrigan pointed out from the testimony wherein
he believes these points have been
proved. A verdict is expected today.
State's Salmon Park Is Record,
BELLINGHAM, April 15.���In
the two years ending March 31,
1913, 2.500,000 cases of salmon were
packed in this state, the largest
pack of any biennial period ia the
history of Washington, according to
the twenty-second and twenty-third
annual reports of John L. Rlseland,
state fish commissioner and game
warden. Had it not been for the
low prevailing price on the pink, or
inferior grades of salmon, a quarter
of a million additional cases would
have been put up during the last
season.
Last year 193,000 cases of sockeye
salmon were packed in this state,
and although an "off year," that
shewing ls 20,000 cases greater than
four years ago, with which period it
is compared.
Commissioner Riseland contra-
dictc "the pessimistic views entertained by some of our citizens," and
says that, broadly speaking, "the
lislting industry of this state ls ln a
very prosperous condition," citing
the records of the past twelve years
a- compared with the figures now
officially furnished for the past two
years.
During 1012 the state fisheries department took 116,000,000 salmon
eggs 40,000,000 more than the average annual take, an increase made
possible by the building of new
hatcheries, making additions to already established plants and the
construction of nursery and rearing
ponds. Out of the last, two years'
appropriations a great quantity of
equipment, utensils and material has
been purchased which will be available for enlarged work during the
next two years.
Law Is Upheld.
OLYMPIA, April 17.--That the
eight hour law for women exempts
the women workers In fruit and flsh
canning establishments, but does not
exempt portions of such establishments, is the ruling made by the Supreme Court In affirming the W iat-
com County Superior Court in the
case of the state against the Pacific
American Fisheries Company, The
latter concern was convicted of employing Mrs. E. B. Scrimseher, on
October 20, 1911, more than eight
hours. She was working in the
larquer department and the jury-
found that this was not properly a
part, of the canning establishment.
Cascade Bnowsheds.
SEATTLE, April 17.���The expenditure of $1,500,000, all disbursed through Seattle, is called for by
the construction of two and one-half
miles of snow-sheds by the Great Northern sear Wellington during the
coming summer, the plans for which
wore announced yesterday. Two
thousand   men   will   be employed on
CHURCH NOTICES
Anglican.
Holy Communion, first and third
Sundays at 11 a.m., second fourth
Sundays at S a.m.; matins, 11 a.m.;
Sunday school at 10 a.m.; Evening
Service at 7.3u p.m.; Wednesday
evening, Litany at 8.30. Rev. C. C.
Hoyle,  M.A.,  vicar.
Baptist Church,
Paetor, Rev. C. R. iilunden.
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'
Circle.
Crescent Island���Sunday school, 2
p.m.: service, 3 p.m.; singing practice and Bible reading, Tuesday, 7.30
p.m.
Gulfside Schoolhouse���Union Sunday school, 2 p.m.;  singing practice
and Gospel service. Friday, 7.30.
Catholic.
Church services will be held every
other Sunday, beginning with Sunday, November 14e 1909: Parochial
mass at 10.30 a.m.; Sunday school,
2 p.m.; evening devotion, 3 p.m.;
low mass the following Monday, 6
a.m. F. Klentz, D.L.. parish priest.
Methodist.
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. Class
meeting before the morning service
every Sunday. Rev. C. Welleeley
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 2.10 p.m.
Rev. J. J. Hastie, minister.
Any corrections In above names or
times should be sent to the office
of the Delta Times. Ladner, B.C.
NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that meetings of the Provincial Agricultural
Commission will be held at the following places:
Steveston���April 25th, 10 a.rfl.
I.adner���April 26th, 10 a.m.
Cloverdale���April 28th and 29th,
10 a.m.
Milner���April   30th,   10   a.m.
Huntingdon���April 30th, 7.30 p.m.
Aldergrove���May 1st, 10 a.m.
Abbotsford���May 2nd and 3rd, 10
a.m.
Chilliwack���May 5th and 6lh, 10
a.m.
Port  Haney���May  7th,  9.30 a.m.
iPort Hammond���May 7th, 2.30
p.m.
Mission   City���May   8th,   10   a.m.
The Commission will hear evidence
on all matters affecting agricultural
conditions in the Province. All persons Interested are invited to be
present.
W.  H.   HAYWARD,  M.L.A.,
\C. B. Christensen, Chairman.
Secretary.
SYNOPSIS    OI     COAL    MINING
REGULATIONS.
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-.to in proper trim on ; reitares
1 vim and vitality.  Premature deray and all sexual
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I make veil a new man.   Price IS a box or two Info.   Mailed to any tddran.   The ScoMll Drum
Co., St. Catlutrlnaa, Ont.
Coal mining rights of tho Domin
ion, ln Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the
Northwest Territories and in a por
tlon of the Province of British Co
Iumbia, may be leased for a term
of twenty-one years at an annual
rental of $1 an acre. Not more than
2660 acres will be leased to one ap
plicant.
Application   for  a  lease   miiBt  be
made by  the applicant In  person to
the  Agent or Sub-Agent, of the dl
trict In which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory the land
must ho described by sections, or
legal sub-dlviHloim of sections, and
In unsurveyod territory the tract applied for shall he staked out by the
applicant  himself.
Each application must be accompanied hy a foe of $5 which will be
refunded If the rights applied for
are not available, but not otherwise.
A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the
rate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the mine
shall furnish the Agent with sworn
returns accounting, for the full 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 the mine at the rate of $lu.'
an acre.
For  full  Information    application
should be made to the Secretar**
the Department of the Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.  B.���Unauthorized  publications
of  this  advertisement  will  sot    be
paid for.���80696.
-Delta
Ui
imes
m~**"7fyake$ a  Specialty ot**~
Jine
fob ana
Commercial
{Printing
fiillheads
juetterheads
Cnvelopes
fiusiness
Cards
fiills of
t^are
Shipping
Uaga
Visiting
Carda
Wedding
Jinnounce-
ments
7/femorial
Cards
Call and See Sample*
I
The Delta Ttmea Is prtU-Otsd t-t-n
Saturday from the Tknea BulV "*
I_adn*r.   B.C.    J.  D.  Tmrmtr.  i-**""
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