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 rd^ri'^'Jfcs&iw'^^^  ���������-���������l-'^-ffi^'-*-**^^  !*E8|$  ft:  El  3-  lk  ^S^.!^  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  VOL.,2  MONDAY  AjTil, 2,   190G  PRICE FIVK CENTS  a COMELY TELLS  OF THE NORTHWEST  Says  That While" Alberta  is   Good  Country, the Island is  Much Better  Former Residents of Ladysmith Spoken of- Prefers Island.  Climate  Mr. Douglas Comley, well I noun  througfiout Ladysniith as a former  resident, and who'lias been fcr thc  past year in thc Northwest, retum-  , ed to Victoria two weeks ago, and  is in tl.e city today.   "  iii sneaking of Uie conditions existing in Alberta, Mr. Comley states  that some excellent homesteads are  to lie procjred about two hundred  miles back of Edmonton:'  "But,"    added    Mr.    Comley,     "I  ELECT TRUSTEES FOR  CO-OPERATIVE STORE  Twenty Meet in Club Rooms Saturday and Elect Board  of Trusfees to Receive Money For  Share Capital  Will  Adopt Rules Similar to Those in Effect in  Australian Co-Operative Society Known as the  Wales and & Plattsburg Soc.  not been for tlie poor health of   my 1  f     .,    T   -     ii������;        ���������, ������������������  i,> The Co-operative store meeting' on  any  person    on demand,   a copy    of 'money with  which  to go ahead   and  laimiy  l  wouiti  na c remained, i       - ��������� , i  Asked as lo Messrs. CampLcll   Pel- 'Saturday   night   in   the  Checker CIuJ-  such inks, on payment-of a sum not   meet  tho   necessary expenses incurr-  Ky,- LivUy and Tayloru,who left   La-'rooms  was- attended    by     tsvtnty- .excelling  se.enty-five cems,  and  the   ed  in  hall  rent,  advertising,  procur-  'Secretary   shall   deliver  such     copies   ing what little legal advice  vvusneed  VIOLATED  BY  dystniUi a'o-it the sainc time as Mr. eight mien    interested in the     move  Comley  for  Alberta,   the latter said: ,        ���������,. ..    ,. ....  ,.,.     ,.,.{��������� Al . ment.       While, the   actual' business  "Mr. Lively has been rather unfor- ..,,.,,     ,  .        ,   t  ,      , ,.  .   ��������� , , \   ... .   . ,i   .    - Hi-ns..cted    did    not tale    long, tho  tunate,  and I  think he   would   ha/ve ���������      .. .        -. ,     ,.    . *"..  ���������        ,' ... .     ,   .   ... meeting was of considerable duration  done better ha*l  he remained   in this       .     "       ,.. .. . --   r   ,  ,.       -  ..        ���������   .   .     . .. owmir   to   the reading    of 52    rules,  section.     At present he is.  working ���������,    r   ���������;    r . 1       ,  .        _,-,  .��������� *���������.       ��������� ur     ������ i,       i which    had  been    endorsed  bv    rthe  in  Edmonton.     Mr.  Pelkv,   however, ... -,,..,      '    ��������� '  , .       ������������������.-������������������*. i , committee, appointed at  the previous  has- a good     position- as- telegraph .. ��������� l  - - b meeting.  accordingly  ad,- etc. lie suggested thai, a com  Capital. inittce of six il,e appointed -\vlio'  Rule 6. The capital of, this Society , would receive subscriptions fiom all  shall lie raised in Shares of l-'i.t; those who wished to join the move-  Dollars each. Kach member shall meat, placing the mom?.y. in the bank  hold at least ihe shares, and no subject to -a jointly signed check,  pel son    can  hold  an interest exceed- |    After discussion    it was    decided,  lieve it  is a good country for  to go   iato  provided  he is  pi  ���������to spend a  few tlioi sand dollar-  is alive to opportunities.     AlU-oigh. I aiJysniith resident,   has   taken up  many,   j-e-jplc    have gone  into     Uie  homestead, and  is doing well.  " .     t|  country, there is still lienty of room     Mrs. Conilev is at-present in   Vic-  '.'. '     ,,      . .,   .   ' '. '." ��������� ���������"���������*���������"    ''"���������'   ���������"     -; ��������� -  ,        T      ��������� i , *���������   ���������                    ..    .   *    ���������       ,,     ���������     ,      .           . ,      though,!   might  ha\e such copies,  h������  sickness,  distress,  want  of    employ  and as  I- said lefore, many excellent  toria.   Mr.  Comley h������-s not yet   de-  .    ,, ��������� u^i  <        ,. -,     4n   A    , M*''w���������l���������i','        '       '      ."  .       "Y   i   .    ���������' ���������,.     .,    '                      -ii       .        .         ii       ��������� i     .   i      i   "ad  been ojliged  to submit    to   tlie  mwi(,   0r other sufficient  reasons,  homesteads .La;* 200 miles or s<> from :cid.d    where he w 11- reside,  b"t    it ,mv"-, o>  --   -   - "  . 1    ... .- ._���������_ ��������� _������������������    .._-... ii.,.-:;,i���������.,,i. ���������,���������  Edmonton.     For myself,  I  have  not  - much    to complain of in a  financial  way on  the ��������� outcome    of- my     trip,  as most of the time  I was there    I j leaves'tomorrow, en a  trip* up  had good    employment,* and had     it line:  ...ii   iJ. .'..     i n    . ,     , committee    a   copy-  which   he    had  will, he says, be on .lh������ island some- .    . . ���������,     , . ,  ..i������������������       wv���������.'.   i*i_ i >"  his possession,  and  which govern  place,  although  be docs not oontein-     , ,      <.      . ,     .  Miiiiajretnent    of BlsIuCss.  again go through the cars and .inform the men regarding the action  of the wool ing, and this, in conjunc-  jlate    .settling,   in  Ladys-mith.     Me  ifi'ui(a.������,vi--"-llu: ��������� .  .'     O*    LUC   iiivuI-i������������6jrv������*"H   ."���������������,    ,  _ ,   Rule 15.���������.The general    management   tion with   ^e ad.ertiscment,  would  ed  a    co-operative' society  in     Au's-  of  the society shall  be'in the    com-   reaCU nearly. everyone who  would be  tlu  St. Peu-rsbuig, ilai-cli SO���������M. Kol-  kovude/., a in'om'ment Georgia writ  cr, has made an appeal to Russian .women on 'behalf ot , women  oi' Jiis own race, who, he says are  being ruthlessley ^���������iolated by the  brutal soldiery dig-aged in "pacification" of the ancient kingdom  oi CJooj-g'ia. Ho dec In res the trsig  edy of Mile. Spiridonovo, who.  afiei- she hud shol the chief of the  .secret police at Tnmboff was suo  jt-ctecl to cruel lies by military oitt-  cei-s. i.s notluag as compared with  what the woinien are sufleriiig. The  troops, ho says, do not oven re.-.-  pecl age, eight year old girls anil  women being forced to their lust  and that inan.y of them who escaped to tho mountains were pursued to their hiding places and violated. He dccUneu that many victims of the soldiers died.  -4-  MORE MIL  CHAMPIONS FOR  UDYSM11H  Although they    got    a draw    this  time the Cofonist  still uses  the same  I ,  okl excuse for their Intermediate  football team, and tells the ' public-  for the second time in succession  that the Victoria team were not all  pie&'ent, and they had to fill up the  best they could. Of course that  may have been the case, but no amount of t-oa.1 excuses alters the fact  that the Ladysmith intermediates are  now champions of the Island League,  and they stand a very good chance  of "Coming out ahead in their g-ames  with the Mainland team. Ladysmith  will play the Vancouver temn here '  on Good Friday afternoon,1 and will  play a return game in the -Terminal  City one  week later.  The boys, say that the game in  Victoria on Saturday, was marred  considerably by wind, and also think,  they . could have been ased much  nicer by the referee, and still only  received what was coming to them.  llowc.er, they are champions now,-  and il is up to them to drill for  the Britii-h' Columbia championship,  aiid they promise that if they do  not got it, it will not be for the  lack  of practice.   o   TALES OF CANNIBALISM  St. Petersburg-, March 31���������Horns  accounts arc reaching St. Petersburg of cannibalism and starvation among the tribes inhabiting tho  frozen arc*cic plain of the Chuck-  chis peninsula, at the extreme nor  thern   part   of  Asia.      The Onui-  lons and -Oloiyn tribes, when facing sta.rvationin assembled in conn  cil and decided that each head of  a family should kill his wife and  ���������children and then commit!, suiciclo  In  an  interview  with  the     captain    the tribesmen gathered  on a  plateau  '*'*" - ������������������ -     ������������������*������~i      :*.!������ anil     in  ,������fc  tralin.        rihe    committee had made mitt'ee   of'management,    who    shall at"all"u'ely to be interested in   the  but  few chains,  as Uvey had   found ha,c  the control; of all  totosctf.',^.                         ���������                        | of*; <��������� ^   "^    "         ' |v-jd ^^^ mow" .nd  ice     and  in  1th?  r-rfes    o    ������ ftIin0Ili axactjy coin. tM Q    by         0^ aCcount o   the so-      Nominaticns  fot lrusteeS  werenext                                  todav/the     former ^ ^rka^,  of the antic      .inter  ������������������������������������������������������^ cdent  with  their  views  on   the sub- ciety,   the  determination>  of the   i-,r-        ofde    ^  thc followinb ��������� four gen-., ���������   -, Ur g0ing on, ^ ^ "an decision was -executed.  t7H7fCTQC/^K[tC'1   f^M^ C   -O-tTT'lH-A Cs-       J('ct'' -,,oW<!Vor' ���������-efore ih~ wles were -soiis  to/Lc employed therein, and the u        ���������   propoSed,  when nominations |S,    ,..fi   "',     nfl ���������,.,! tin* miles of - Spatta" -c-ocision wft   .  liMCKOVjJN   O   LWVJO   KliLri/w"    '   in,ny    adopted,    he supposed     they rates of  payment to ��������� bc made in such ���������   ^r JJ^ j.  McMurlrie,  1). \il1 .     }l        b^-n  la d    "         '          ' ������ot .a single    member    of thc    two  j would  be  taken  up clause by  clause business,     the. appointment    of   the McRa6 und j. McKinnell. .   [*' T   p^ while the  theie   for    the   ... . .  .  ��������� ., ���������    tribes  surviving.  (>. T.  P.    While there-is no definite   ""~_ ..."    .    ..     ���������._..,,  .    .    ., .   ,... More  revolting   is  the  stoiy  !������������������.....    ���������w    ^... ...    -, .-       - .,  , ---        .. "*          AlCKaB   ti"������   -J.   i".-"-i""--'- ���������   kj.    1.    i'.       mint!   uu^u-ia   uu   ������" -  -n* -.    f\KJ   /*"' A  CU    RAMH  ">'  tilc 0(lict'is    nnJ'again submitted salesmen or  other servants necessary i    TJle chairman pointed out that four | jnforma,tion on  the sub-ipfct, it is free-,   what.   0CClu-fecl-in'a family   "of   the  rl.1 J   CJf\|    ^/\.5^lT. - !3v^rNJ-/|lo   a general    meeting.     The    rules, f0r conducting the same, and may as-   nomjIiations had been made,  ami     as j {_  re.J0rted  in  uiat district that 1,-   yukahir tribe    A   mother and   nine  m-m'Mm^ l���������i,,^,i.   nc   ,.i-/w������   mimiimifwl    wpio    oi   .,;...   in  nmr  cnf.li   cnrviiit<; such     du-   .1 .     motion    read    that  only  three   ,,,��������� n���������n   j; i,���������,.���������  v,.������>n   ������rfi^rpd     and  The Kmerson log.booms     contain-   ages.    According  to  the   terms      oi   fpjiows  considerable  ieiit-th,  were  in  part as   ties  and salaries  as  they   may  Hunk   tl.uyltCS we,re to foe .appointed, it was   ..      ,-0 000  piies.     There is    alrea*ly  _ ��������� ^  ���������.,.   .. ,wl    '���������'..' .. . i...         ,1     l,rt'oiur_ '���������,* ....    ii. .IT/:*  500,0011   ties have been  ordered,   and    **"-���������-"������������������'      --  ., ,���������    of her  children  having  died   oi nun  ing in  lhe  aggregate     over   5,000.-' the  bond  Mr.    Emmerson  agrees    '-I N'aine and   Ap'iliCation.  ,000 fe^t   of    cxxlar logs, which   werc   produce  the logs   -should   action   liu '   Rule   i. That   this Society shall be  seiv-od   last  week by  provincial    gov-' decided  against  him.      So   there     is   called     the  "Ladysmith   Co-operaliva  'eminent     because   of   the    intention ' little, likelihood      that,   the   log's will  of the   owner   to export them.     were   be exported>     peniUntf    j^,^  action   to come. ��������� R-U]e  0f every  oflice or  place in which  I    Mr. Taylor  informed the court this   the   business  of ���������the society if Carried  morning    that   it   was   not        denied   on,   in   a  conspicuous   position in  let-  ,  .   , .<������������������������������������>������  ������������������������,���������������-���������-   >        - lT..-     ���������or    the  father,      a  surviving      dau-  But  any  increase  m   wages and   now  Jn  motion  to \ote, and he sug-   ^ s]naU whav[ on what Ls called Kit-     ,  ' .  nenhcw       lived   upon th.>  salaries propose 1  by the     committee   ���������_aUjd      a show    0f    Ji.mds   as each   .       , T.,., . gntei a  lit.  imaat Inlet.  'remains  and   when   they   were       ron-  Society, Limited."  i   The name of the society   shall   be  ������"   le,)t  painted  and  allixed  on the  out-  that     uxpoit   wus  intended,    but  it   tws   easily  legible  was  contended ... that   the  act    was  not   retroactive,   and     did  ply  to. the  logs  seiiud  Admission of "Members.  Rule 4   No  peison shall  he  admit  ting morning released under replevin proceedings instituted by Mr.  A. D. Taylor suys. Friday's T'rov  ince. Mr. Taylor, in order to get  the  logs,  had   to  put    up  a bond   of  $15,000,   more  than   double   the   val-  ,   .. . -        ....    not   retroactive,   anu     um     um.   ������.i.  no  ot   the  sei/.ea property,   which    is . Ind   n   iron ������or   of   this   sneietv   until  ^.ii.v,���������.������i     4     , ,.    e.n,Vl ply  to, lhe  logs  seized,      which wore loa   a  n-tiiptr   oi   tins   society   until  estimated     to be   worth  $,000. J ������ . ne hc _n. ToWci\  0f   hv  tl0 committee  ,cut  prior   to tho  passage of  the act- "*' Lt- apiro������*-u  ui   n\   uj��������� tuiuniuuv  was   ������������ltagiO|    H.s Lordshjp  ra.s0(1  the,I>oillt as of manag^ent,     and  must  pay     an  ,. to  whether the  logs     could  bo - ex- cr.trance      f*������ of    fifty  cents,   which  m  order      to  secure   the    release of   port(jd     ,oVO(Jfcd werc ^^ shall   Lc   appropriated   to  the   reduc-  tbe logs,    he   was  not  willing       to   ��������� .    ' tion    of    Fixod   Slock," and "bwentv-  He thought     that  it   was the   nitcii- ,  sitting live cents  for a copy  of rules.     Kv-  tion  of  thc  act   to prevent  export. ,    ...    ,  --.    ��������� , ,    . civ   porhOn  admit tod  shall  make    a  Finallv  an  order    for replevin was      ��������� -   ..  While  Mr:    Taylor  put  up   a  bond   in   the  sum    named  made on  security     being   given,    for  deposit of  Five Dollars, or one share  and  must sign a declaration   of   his  double  the  value      oi   the   property ,. .   " ,   ,        ,,       ...       ,  -making       ,            , readiness  to  take at least five shares  replevied,    the  Timber    Mutuuacturc       .     _,<       ,,.        .. -        ,      ,-   .  und     not mere      than     one  lumdre'l  give Mr.   Justice   Morrison  inchambers,    an   understanding   that  the  logs   would   not  b*o  exported,  His  Lordship  for   some   lime  qiies.  tioncd   thc  advisibility   of  j. , , .       .        . n I*        ������^4'������v������������^^*. fc-.w      -    ...    _- iXIWl Hill.     1IIL.1.L. Lituii ������,...      - .. -  the     replevin    order,     but    ho fmall-    .   ,   ���������,_   ..,.,.,   ..,���������t      ,wv   . :,..i,,���������. c(.; .  , ,  .,,���������., i sots  l0   n no  timbci soi-  Kilacc������; _in  Uie society, and such  mem  ly, did   so. , j zedod    shall be  released   until sccur'.   ber  slla]j   ))C   j*;ou.,1([   by;   aiid  conform  Tho question as to the legality' u,y satisfactory to Uie Government 1;o i:he n,jcs'; of, the Society. Any  of .the. seizin o of the logs will nmv, has-been put up to insure that tho llieniber not'paying his necer sub-  be fought out. ^n a suit, to .be logs will bc manufactured in this 'scription." within three .months from  brought by. Mr. Kviersoii against. '���������'jjr0vmce. By taking fiction um- ' the date of his admission, shall be  Mr. It. J. Skimier, timber inspec'���������',|ej'. general replevin proceedings 'limbic to forfeit, his first sub'scrip-  tor, for. the recovery of the logs. Mr. Taylo.r escaped this pro vis- tion and cease to be a member. No  and,   it   is  reported,   incident      dam-   ion   of  the  act. . woniiui    Imovvn     to   l.e  married,     or  1 '  ' ' ���������       .. 'a'out     to   be  mariiel,  shall, be    ad-  ������������������-������������������.'    ~~~      'mitlcul    ns    a meml.cr without     the  BASEBALL SEA" aH  Ve p,ay*d    f(JJ    a Wi"  l>>'     CaCh   consc-nt  in     writing   of  hcr   husband  ^^ "^ k team, and  the public will  not ibc in-   Q|. int,wi���������H    hu.sba.nd  -exce.-l  on    an  *?ON  9001V OPFIV^ VllC'!l-0Ut to SeC    mCU"lllay,i11-     f0r   apiilicatioii   fr-m   hcr  in writing that  ''"'"' _'""���������..'.'      i  of managpmcnl shall  not  taue  jntci ^^ was    rc.ul-    The advice oi om. Lamlj  the ca,ntain    says, is     being                        ���������                 M,ul-'dcrcd       the-  until  it has   U-eii considered by     the p|^scnt was  that the   four   mimes  be ^^  up   rap-[IIy by settlers who are   sumed    the tatnoi  members  at -Hie first ijuarUii-ly   gen- u(. J|ito a ^^  and  the one   whose familiar    witn  conditions, and    who   nephew.  oral   meeting  of    tlie    society      held n&me was drawn out  withdraw. cMlu    that    Kitimaat    looks   a     fat j    A   Hussion   named    JJoiga       ,      ^  iiiprnnHor      All members of the    so- ,r>.   nnnhftriu- at once opposed this       ,:i.���������i��������� i0miinu������! fhan Kaien   Is-   went   lo the  region  to rmj ������  thereafter. All membcrf} of the so  ciety shall, in respect of any , worl<  oi service, which they may perform  for or on behalf of Uic society, ho  paid after sach tate of payment as  the ���������'cominitt.ee may determine; and  any person, not a memlier may i������o  em;'loved by the committee, and  shall receive the same rate on payment as if  a member.  Payment of   Officers.  Rule 31. AI any quarterly inoetiiij  of the society thc majority of tho  members present* may assign lo the  commitUc, treasurer, secretary, auditors-, or any other ollicer of llu:  society .such remuneration as seems  to them desirahlc,  Rule"oii.' The business \t thc society shall be conducted for'f^yly money. All goods must l������e raicPptor before lc'iv.iiif*; the,shop. -%?���������������'  ame wai uiawu "������������   >                 cianu    tuai.    i\t-^^->~-    ���������������-  .            >,���������,. <-nrs    re-  Mr   Docherty al once, opposed this  ^^ ]ikclT lernlinlls lhan Kaien Is-   went   lo the  region  to tmj ������u   ,  ad.ice.      Ha    thought   the     meeting  ]Mm,     wll;le at prcsent there is no   ported the  situation      to mc  was composed   of men  intelligent ������*-_ work hcing carried on, it is expected   thorities     at Yakutskm   SlUelia"     '  ���������oush   to  properly elect  a board     of' 0,iat   lt   v.ill start at a������v tiwie. 'entered   a  snow hut - of   a  "     "'     'iteil is la'en lo the head . of thc   hail.  .family,   while  the  latter      vm-  Inlet   by     Oapl.    McCastrie,   of Uie   entirig  the  head  of  a murdered     ip-  Amur. lativc.   -  Not- much discussion followed Iho  read in:; of the rules, it seeming to  ���������l.e the opinion of the meeting, that  they  were about  what were  wanted,  tuistces, and it was not at all wise  to go ahead in an unbusinesslike  manner If thc society were lo be  started in an unbusinesslike way, it  would end the way it commenced.  He advocated a regular liallol being  taken. His suggestion was acted upon and after 28 iallots had been received from the meetiiij*,, it was  round that Messrs. F. Uawes, .1. M^c-  Rac and John McMurtrio were elected.  Mi.' J. Gourlay; then made a motion that intending subscrileis pay  in their money to the trustees lie-  fore April 25th. . This would give  the men plenty of time after the  ���������April pay-day, and the next meeting  'would .1X5 in* a position to Inow  just where they'stood in a, financial  way.    The motion was carried  THE NANAIMO LADIES  ENTERTAINED WELL  Poor House in no Wise Effected Excellence of the Performance  It  was   reallv  too bad  that   there'other  appellation which seemed    ap,  was  not. a  larger  audience   in     the   plicable, to;.the convenlicn.  Mr   Hawerm^r'l^at^hc:    In*-1 Opera House    on    Saturday   evening |    SeVeral who were already ''Taken"  ,   r i,v.  ��������� *       '���������?      the  Chec-cr  Club room   lo  witness the    production    of    the ! alSo mentioned, and thc manner  about  what were  wan ������������.   tees mee     n  the ^-������ "Spinsters'   Convention,"   as   render-   in  whi,h  lhe  "Taken" list was     re-  wilh   the    exception   of    he   rcgwt.a-   on    the ing> t jl.V������  Al       P ���������   ^        \ q[ ,adieS    of ^ SpinslcJ,.    the.r     lock  tion of  the  company,  which m   A������s-   and remain from. s^  "" v'niimo        From    the start     there ������������������   - inlCircJt in the "wJicn's"   fate, etc.,  tralhuwas done    under  thc  Friendly   for the  purpose    oi    ^ g   ������   ^0     ^ misunderstanding'^^o:ith   l0��������� waril  all  yo������nB   man  Societies  Act.     'lhe Secretary     ^������'V������h���������^^^ ZU   the  citi,ens  as to  the    na- ; toeonsi,ic*r     well    the    popularity o.  instructed  to ������cl infonnafton on thi   , tal������ <* aV.������^ fc^J^c     moncv'   ^ 'o[. the   ,,,-fo.rmance,   the     word '   S|    le i;les,cd���������css-    amongst        he  . , ���������,,,������������������.,     :..   her : -siil.jrcL   regarding the  proper act  toi   of  the  u.cai  i,a.   , -      _ tj    -,  ovi(k,n,tiy   leading many ! fair>r sex bef0re venturing into     the  Among  the-interesting scenes     and   r|������i  woman, uititled   to her separate |                        ^.^   ^ mectijl,K     WiiH   The motion carried.  ,.        ...       ii ������      hm,... K-...���������ri     ,ic   nrriv.iriml   bv   the     IVlaincii .   *-��������� . .. ._      ,,,      i,..,i       a i   iin.   conclusion  'I hey     had  good  .mteil,  tl"|l"ewua'   w������-.  ������   ^���������y     "���������-.. nU!miiel.s.     it shall  be  the any     -   ���������.-"���������   -^^ ho>., "to ,,c  ,na(lc> o[.  ea-lmosteffeetive,    .vhere.in three    d,s-   ^   Co-nilllIUce_    ofiSlanageme.it     to       jc ^^     OI1d funds    raised,  sou was drawn up.     The teams     to  tinct  scenes   is  shown   the  reception   ,lrovirte ti,0    Scretary with e    sum-    *^^ 'o(Iicel.s  o{ s0me |;imi  weie ap-  compete in the league will be Nanai- 'room,together with the male aiva fe-   cient   number  oi copies  oi the  rules  mo, Ladysmith,  Chemainus and Dun-'male wards  with its patients strewn   so as  to enable  him  to  ddnct^ ^  Mr. Joe Sanderson reports a;, very  situations      in      "A     Thorouchl/rqd use.      /Vs  proV1      , ?,    4'cielies ol-' ma'in?    niuch progress.    'I hey  reppseentative  meeting  at   the   base-   Tramp,"   the new  third  act,  thai of Woman's ProJ<j1 5'   ''-1' ' a(mvi\t0!i as 'wh.it    were    anparently    very     g  ball con. cut .ion* held in  Nanaimo yer-   the hosnital   ward,   is   probacy    the t'tiini>tt������>cs   w'     "������     ''  ' ' "r   rull.s. jH.t before they   were ,.<iop  I ,, a- memibers.      It  Mkui   uc   uu, um-j vni-matioii  lnn'l  lo be   made,  fewlav.  when a schedule   for  the sea-  nir>st effeetive.    -where in three    dis- ���������__   ���������_ tllnn    nf ivianaiiement to   h������"-e io'"'L1��������� ���������' _   .     ,   lewlay,  when a schedule   for the soa-  l..'II 1.1 I       UUlvC"       v������������     " v,        ,  TOi'nted   there   was  no   one   to receive ��������� ing adjourned.;  At the conclusion of a short discussion on the manner of letting thc  men J now of the, decision of the  meeting, a motion of adjournment  until the call, ��������� of''the Secretary, Mr.  G our lay,   was:'passed,   and the meet-  cans.     According     to    the schedule,'about, and  where a l'oison   plot    is  which will be published  in full     lo- Woeted   and exposed    to   the   full (;1;iss    ^��������� lK6   boxing  '���������  ���������������      satisfaction o   the audience., .-In; the *-J      l . .,...,���������.] sil,n  hiorrow,  tlie lirst game comes often   flrs|.  ftnd   ���������_ecoM  acts>   COI���������e(iy     pre- tournament here tomghl, showeus,,  .April'15th,    when    Ladysmith    will ;.(Io,m,in<lteSi   though  the dramatic   sit- .of collapse in his  bout with   Kobcrt  journey to Nanaimo, and endeavor toi j nations are strong, and in the,    last iJaUu.hcr, and thc referee stopped  the  send the most men around  the bags,   act, much  originality is displayed-by f-lght.     Wycr    was  rcmove<i   to     St.  The series will be for a cup, don-   the,author in righting the wrongs of Midlacl's hospital, where ho died   an  ���������,     ���������    ��������� r  v      ��������� the     inncCJits.       VA    Thorcwighbrcd ll0U1.  ]atcr.  ated by  Mr. F.   Gouee, of  Nanaimo,   y-    ' ..       , *1UU1      _  ,   ,,     ,   . A, , . ,     I'ramp,"  which has been  a continued  and  the. league,  the  teams  of . which  suceeM since its  Wlh<  will le sccn  are  all from  nearby  towns, promises 'al  thc 0pera nOUse tonight. '"  to nourish. I  X~���������   TJie 'expenses     will   be  light' and.THE RING���������  gate receipts or coillectioiis  should be  good, as each  town can send  out   a  Featherweights Matched.  Los An cles, April 2.���������Mi-mager T.  MeCarevf of the Pacific Athletic  Cluib, has closo:l a match between  AieAttdl nnd Fri.n'iic Neil for the  fcaliicrwc-isht    championship   of     tte  nirm,i-in   Athletes Paul    II. Pilgrim,     the     "iwtfulica-p  Olympian   Athletes. ^^ ^ ^  ^^    _____k     Am_Uc  New'York,   April   2.-The    Olympic. cla^ has bepn  selectwl and will   de-  ��������� .allies selection committee has added   votp his attention to the -100    and  several   athletes of  the team     which   S00 meters.  ,    i.i,.,i    i    --H  for   Athens     on      Francis B.  Connelly   and     Thomas  IS scheduled    to -sail  fo.   Alliens          i _m    ^^  Tuesday next.     One  of the  most im-   *������������������ ��������� ...  a Wms I;a.(l.es Christian bndeavor , ]n discussl the small attendance  Society, who had appointed deIcuaiics ��������� which had witn,SSc<1 thc perfol-m:ince  and were ui-dortaking work of char- ^ ^^ _t fchc conVcnlion ivft,c,r  ,ty or soinothmg similar. What ac- ll>e curtain ha<1 drop(,e(i 0��������� thc fmat  lually riid take piacc, however, was transfor,nal.ioi, SCC���������C) uecinea Umt  far from a tiresome convention and u,e namc -Convention" was lat.K  those who were prcsent. enjoyed the ajj an a(lv,rUsitlK mcdilHili anrt u ,,  entire evening. The convention con- aftoc thcy wiU ,)e gui(le(l by c,H>il.  siste,! of young ladies, dressed up   t-o _ iencj q[  Saturriay oveaJ"n^  rei.-re.scnt elderly maidens of between The s s_ Joan wftUed Q^ t^  ���������II) and GO years of aee, an-1 during1^ partv- which imTOOdiately after  the various delates and qiiwilim.s lh<J perroi,manCe ,)0ar(lort lhc ,l,.ViV,Cf  which arose, each member of the for home Un������ortunately sor.w oi  company did not detract in 8ny wise   the V0U] ���������ants   o[  thc     ;;il,^h:.  from their make-up, until   aiter   the ; blesscdneSS daSs. were olilevvvise'i<-  performance of the "Make-over"   machine,    wi.cn    some     truly charming  ,     vl    -.luviiv    the teams     and   fry  for    ilw      '^ la(iics   issued  from  the   nmch-  portant  is C.  1?. Parsons,  of     ial?, ,   ^-^      Coi),neHy has a  rc.cord of -Hi   ,���������0i aIul treated  thc audience to   cx-  inlereollegiate    champicn    half-miler,  'feet s inclles for the hop, step    and ! eellcnt  recilatims  and  sinking,  and    it  is    aiinoiuiti3d that  he    will j jump,  while Oronan has cleared     40 '  'i*jet and is good for  over 22  feet in  the broad jump.  start in the '100, SOO, and 1,500-meter runs. Lawson Robertson, of thc  Irish-American Athletic Club, who  recently  won the SflO-yiird A.A.U. in-  Another Victim.        v,  good, as each  town can send  out   a j    Toronto,  Ont.,   April 2.- Stwnston world, at   Los    Angeles    April 20.-  j^''^.'   ";:"������������������'.(',,  _    am,    on  wrv good  hase'.all  learn,    aoid while   VVyer.  of  Manchester,  England,     one The  weight stipulation is    22 pou������,d*7 doo   ch.. i������| .on������l...i. ^      S  on  a small  scale,, the  matches will of the   contestants    in  the ifcntam, ringside-thc featherweight limit. ter the splints and standing    junips.  -o   Dcn't      forget    "The Thoroughbred  Tramp"  toiiiyht.     It is a big show,  ter"the"sprints and standing   jumps,    and a good one.  Before the appearance oi Professor  Makeover and his machine, some vrv  credilai.le local hits wore made, each  and every liiarriajgeahle youwg!  ! man in the city coming; under the  cate.gr.ry    of either   "Spoony,"   "In-  cally engaged after the ^performative,  although one cr two wore in '2 -  dance, and those of the Spi.i-lcrs  who were eleta.ined in the hall a few  minutes were left by their cor.ipav  ions to find their way in Ihf; davl-  n-css down'to the "T" wharf, and  e etitimlly the Joan. Acting upi.n  tie advice of "one who knew,'' hi w-  evcr, Wiey procured a lantern at tho  Abibotsford    hotel before making     a  different,"    "Obtainable,"     or   some ! start  for the. boat mt
Published   every day except Sunday.
��*        THE       DAILY        LEDGER
*0. cents  a  month;    (5  per  year   in
advance.     Advertising rates on application.
Arril  2,   190G
MONDAY, APRIL 2nd. 1906
Elmer Walters'
T. Rush, Thompson, P.B., a peripatetic pedestrian,
Kuderil Lawrence, a heartless rascal 	
Edvvaid Temple,  a  Colorado  miner	
Otto  Hackmeycr,   station   agent  	
j Juil^e Gilpin" a justice of   the peace,	
t --, x\   ���...- ������ u .����..j1~ 1      - j.���������;.....,1��� ,-4-
ACT I:���Comedy souls 	
ACT II.'-Di.tch specially  ...
ACT III.���Sons of old  	
ACT IV. -ScnftS and  dances
1. March���"Rartholdi"   	
2. Selection���"Terence"  	
3. Medley Overture 	
4. Walt//���"To  tine Alone."
Some time ago  the    announcement ' JMi e Donovan,  a hospital  attendant
"was   made   thai  the  Chemainus   mill
had dispensed with all itsChinesc help
and had  replaced the Orientals  with
white   laborers.     With   the   olvjcct of
r     verifying    this leport the  mill     was
rung  up by telephone yesterday    ami
the management    interrogated    with
regard  to the matter.     Mr.    Pulmcr
was in  Seattle, but his chief assistant gladly  furnished   the  infoimalion
sought, says   the Victoria Times.
r       The mill has not,    he s.iys,     done
*'  away  with  all  its  Chinese  help,   hut
, the change is being lruuli* systcmatic-
-ally,  and it  was  hoped  in  time     to
, introduce a  more desirable cla*-s than
thai no'w employed.      The    company
.wanted    good,    slcady' men,  married
preferably,    to whom'it  could    give
��� ]iertnn,neut    employment.       Coinfort-
- able hdiiies had been, built for many
��� so' far, and others would be erected
.   providing the  company  was   satisfied
"that the applicants for the same
'were' -the kind oi men wanted. The
.'���company has made ' inquiry in Win-
.' nipeg and, in other eastern cities for
T,.help., In British Columbia, men of
., the,right stamp were scarce. II could
"engage   many  who could come today
��� and. be sonic where toinoirow, 1ml
' this .class  it   did not  care for.    Thc
-.-company   is  now  employing   150 Chi- |
nese in the mill and yard, and if all
'these' were white men of an indus-
trious, and reliable description it is
-.not difficult to imagine thc enorm-
mous benefits accruino- to, Chemainus.
. -In /the change it proposes, to make,
;,the Chemaints company will sec an
-example to nearly eery mill in thc
��� 'Province.' From the time thc lum-
-,-ber-. industry started in British Col-
^iimbia" Chinese have conslitwtcd al-
'"���niojsl 'exclusively (except in thc log-
vging camps) the labor employed and
���v.,V, ,'it has i.een claimed by.many that.
f-.' "'their Oriental customs in living nnd
'���""j '"jion-progresshencss has had a ^cry
���'iv'v,dctriineiilal effect ,on the growth of
-'���*'���>''"'.''the country. The Chinese help could
}���$,"?*,'always hc depended upon in any
iS--- i- number and at-all times it was av-
laiJablc,   so'' that in  this and in many
- other ways there were advantages to
'-'the.'mill  men  in engaging, them.  But
it   is claimed   now  that Chinese la/h-
-ore-rs are' becoming scaicc as a result of no newcomers,immigrating to
the country since the Dominion Clov-
, erument increased the head tav to
.$500.     Finding  their  services,   thcie-
John J. Swrartwood
... Lyman R.  Abbey
...  Wm.  M.   Bailey
  E. S.  Norton
   Sam Sullivan
   Wni. Harrison
Old Roc'.y, father of  Mabel    Wm.  Hyland
'Too"  an. in aiid      Walter  Cook
Val Oumiiers,  a veteran,  foud of .poker   Wilson French
MaLel   Hathaway,   Colorado   School   Teacher  Laura M. Wright
Nellie  1-iathnway, her  co.isin    Viola May
llpriiet Trenton, ia  misjudged  wife    Louise   Jordan
Miners, hospital atten'.lanls,  trainmen, etc.
ACT I.���A Color-ido  Mining camp.    T.  Rush  Thoiii] sou   appears   on   the
si cue.     Murder of Old  Roe\y.
ACT rI.���Scene 1���Oflice of the jail. Scene, 2-The il*ag��ar,c room. Rush
ns  a smallpox  patient.     The escape.
ACT III.���Scene 1���Hospital annex to the Colorado Insuiic Asylum (male
ward). Rush as a visitor. Scene 2���Reception room at the same
institution. '"I hat, shot was not mcj-ii'l for you." Scene 3.���Harriet's apartments  in    asylum.    Harriet's thrilling rescue.
ACT IV.���Same as  Act 1,     Rcconcil iatitn.
SinoUc Little B   Cigars.
NOTICE is hereby given that I intend lo a-.'ply at the next silling of
the. License Board of the city of Ladysmith B.C. for a tiansfer of there-
tail liquor license now held hy me
for Uie premises known as the New
Western Hotel, situated en Lot *i.
Block 28, to John Menghini.
atty      D. H.  DAVIS.
Dated at Ladysmith this loth day oi
March, 190G.
Is ^gain Opdn
 opposite Fire Hall
Nanaimo, B. C.
LStjiiimali   & Nanaimo Railway
Time Table No. 51
Trail.* iea*e i-^aysuiitb for Victoria and all intermediate stations at
9.10 a.m. daily, und at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Xat'ii days and. Sundays.
Trains leave ��.adysmith for Well ington1 and all intermediate stations
at 11.57 a.n> damy. and at 6.0u p.m. on Wedim days, Saturdays and
Excursion Tickets
c5MOr.EY  TALKS���-
WILL GO FURTHER.IF   YOU  BUY    ������""���'
= '     ON SALE TC
good for  going journey Saturdays . -nd Su.
_��� tlie following  Monday. I I
-*,  return.fig not later than
l-"ROM   US
Gwr Cash Prices Sana��*
-Stesme < oan	
s Beaten-
n f ii-minn iri
Sails from Lasysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at 6.00 a.m. and
returning sails frsm  Vancou>"8r    tor   Ladysmith ai 2.30 p.m.
Cor. Fort t .j   ��Vovvi nn        Streets.,
":'<-.':      rt. & IJass. Agt.
A.J. McMURTRIE, t>ropr!i*o-
Elmer Walters	
C.   A.   Walter-     .'.
J.  D. McWill ams 	
Jthn Swartwocil 	
Rcfi ned  seuts  75 cents.
Gen.  Admission  35  cenls.
.  Rush
.. Otto
Ma' el
E- Conterno
.. C.    Olcott
... A. Mahl
. A. Herman
.. Business Manager
.... Stage Manager
Children  25  cents.
Newly fitted up and
Good tables and good
DAVID HYNES, proprietor.
Hoard at reasonable
The bar is extra   well
Stocked   :
Deserved Seats 75c�����Gen. Admission 53c���Children ,25c.
"We   would  not he  without Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.     It is kept
'on hand continually in our home,1'
says W. W. .Kearney, editor of thc In
dependent, Lowry City, Ho. Thai
is, just  -what every family should do
. When kepi at hand ready for instant
use, a cold may bo checked ,at tlu
ioutset and cured in much less time
than after it has become settled in
the . systcm._ This remedy is also
.without a poer for croup in children,
and will prevent the attack when gi\
en ��� as soon as the child hecomes
hoarse, or even after the croupv
cou��li appears,   which can be done o"-
' 'ly when the remedy is l:ept at hand.
For sale !>y Ladysmith Pharmacy.
fore, more in demand, the Celestials
in i' any vocation's are demanding
highsr wages, and it is becoming
moie difficult eery year to contract
wit'.! them. This is what is intended by many big, employers, but whether Uic question mentioned enter:,
into ths recent decision of the Chemainus mill owners cannot be stated.
At cording to a statement made on -
the floor of the House during the '
Lasi scssicn of parliament amuhei
in ll that is employing, white men ex- "A
���J.- ivcly is the one started last j
winter on thc Eraser. Jt is under- j\
stood that a third null where white 3
men exclusively will fce eniplo\ed, ^
will J;b th;; new cmc in course ol '4
ecu luiction  at  Mosquito   Harbor  on 3
Washington, March 151.���President
Roosevelt has appointed Preiiorick
3r. WhiLtrcdgc, of New York. f"*
special Ambassador 'lo represent
the United States at tho wedding
of  the  King  of   Spain.
This Hotel  ha*    been  completely      renovated.
gpr,*-|l      * Board and lodging $1.00 per day.
JOHN Tfr'A, Proprietor
Bar Supplied with  the  Best   Wines, 1st Avenue -.-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.
Liquors and Cigars.
Read l��0��n       ��� ��� ��*a
g p.m. ��� I.V.  Victoha , An,   4.0
S.oo p. ra. !,��.    9e��Ule     An   v.oo a.tu'.
9.2i p. in, Air.    jfrerett    Arr. 7.30 a.tu
9.30 a. m. Arr. SPOKANE Arr 7.45 p.m
6.25 .m Art.   Rexford   Arr 12.30 p. tn.
8.10  p,    ���   %r.
9.00 p in.    irr,
E1Ve   Arr.  10:42 a.m.
Kernie   Lv.9.55 a:  ui.
Best accommodation for transient
tnd permanent boarders and lodgers.
This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar is up-to-
d��te. Rates (1.00 a day and wp-
���pplui*4�� ���--���. :<���: :������>: :���-- La-ivainttV
Ih.j   West  Coast of. this island.
(The  Herald.)
Tlie many   I'rimuls    of  Air.
hi;   has .so far ret-ovei-ed    from
injuries   receivetl      at"   Brechin
Wednesday      ,  so     a.s   to   be       al
to   leave     Iho    hospital   for    home
I,.   -Mc-.g
will  lie  pleased  i-o   hear thai Sj.
his ;a
la si
Coal���Coal  lands   may   be   purchas-Sj
ed at $10 per acre' for soft ena I   audg
J20  for  anthracile.   N"ot   more   than &
V2U  acres can hc acquired hy  one in-fa
ilhidual or company.    Hoyalty    . the^
rate    of ten cents per   ton  of 2,00!) fa
pounds    shall ;   he  collected   on   the jSg
gross output. $���
���".'uartz���A free miner's certir.cale. isij
granted  upon  payment   in advance of,^
J7.f)0   per   ftiirium   for   an   individiial,^
und  from $50 to $100  per annum forS;-
a company, according to capital.        _��
Every pod dealer carries this
Boot. Taken) substitute
BOOTS have double so'c and
slip, Hungarian nailed and
standard screw fastened, high
or low cut
The  mo.t   popular  Miner's
Boot   ever turned out of a
free m ner, huviiic; discovered r"��
mineral in plaee, may locate a claim J
I,���'���(JO x 1,500 feet. The Tec for re-.f
eoi'ilin^ a claim  is  $5.00
At, least $100 must be cxpende'l "n^j
(he claim each year or paid to I Ik [6
mining recorder in lieu thereof. Whcn$
���S.'i'if) has been expended or paid, the J
locator niAy, upon having a survey ,.^
��� ';i!le, nntl ujion complying with otlv,'^
��� requirements, mirchase the land alt��i
<!  an acre. S
The patent provides for the pay-s
ment of a royalty of 2. per cent 011^
the sales.
PLACER mining claims generally^
are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, re-|
newahle yea:ly.
A free mmer may obtain two leas 1
es to dredge for gold of five miles p
each for a term of twenty years, re-gl
newable at the descretion of the Min-g
is ter of the Intsrlor. ^
The lessee shall  have  a dredge    Jo|��
I'operation within one season from thff|
; date of the lease for each  five miles jg!
Rental, $10  per annum  for each milej^
of river teased.   Royalty at the ratejjg
of 2_  per cent collected  on  the out
|! put after it exceeds  $10,000.
 WHITE   jt'OOK-
Employed Ojily
���Rati-e -ihaS and$1.60���
F- -e bus to ail eteamhoat landiage an-!
railway depots.    Electric cars avery t'w
minutes  to all parts oi  the eily.    lie
aiul table unexcelled.
F. BAYNES, Proprietor,
To ail Kootenay Point*
To     Wlnnijw^ and St.  Paul
Cioie Connections
For     Chicago.  Toronto.
Monti Val and   '
All Points East & West
Acetylene     Lighted     Cars,
Family  Tourist Sleepers.
Palace Sleeping Cars
Dining     Cars (Meals a  la
Library Observation      Cars
. Through     tickets, and  baggage -:Itecks to all points.
Steamsn.p Tickets
For ticket*, maps, berths
reservations ��n*l complete
information call on or nr(-
..'���"SS." ���       I     I   |.lfj}
S. O.  Yerke*     E.R. Stephen
A.G.E.A. , G.A.G.N.R.
Seattle Victoria.* ii'.Oi"
Cor. Government and Yates Sis.
victoria, b c.
Trains daily to St. Paul,   -
Minneapolis,  Dululh   and
Trains    daily     to Den-er,
Omaha, Kansas City,  St."
'   Louis     ani   East      and
-. Southeast.        L"
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of Feb., 1906. ������������������m-w.  . L~������J.i~--%. -      ^*-������*a������ii*ef>J.*l.**i.T������  BJ.1 ^rugiutrtJjjc  -!���������!-���������-.,-**���������- -J^������..l.^.-~.r~.���������':'-.-.r J-U,T���������:-  :l*x* -"KCrxA c^r  7M'Tmj:-z?2--  K  If-*  I;  J1-'  I  j  I'  ���������  B  THE DAILY LEDGER  OPERATORS TO  SIGN AGREEMENT  Pittsburg, March 31���������Coal operators and mine workers -vho return  ed today from the Indianapolis eon  vent ion gave assurance that there  will be*no strike in Pittsburg district this ; year. Patrick Hr.lan  said the men would go lo work as  usual Tuesday morning, anl chairman Francis I.. Ttobbiiis, n? the  Pittsburg Coal Coinpauy, *Ahi>  fought to prevent an irul-ist-.-i.-w *..*������'  said operations al the mines *a, u'<!  mt cease for a flay. All but t������n  i:.ue|M>nrcnts expressed their 5*'.( !���������(���������--  is:* over the result -3aehi'l ar. 'n-  dianapol.'s, and several of the latter  sa< l' lhe> would pa;, the, '-ate :l<--  ci.1,',1 upon under certain ������*.���������������������������.���������!  lion ���������, Pending a meeting t pi'ij: er-  ru'igcri for next, week, hn.v>vci* ik>  txi-i.ion  would   Iks   taken.    f  Mr. Rolrt>ins said arrangcnu-nis  would Ik* made nt once to sign the  scale and that Monday being a  holiday, all the mines controled  b,> his company would be in operation on Tuesday. Thc state-,  ment that the mines' were to be  closed down for thirty days wa.--  without foundation. > The district  business this afternoon, and hefoiv  adjournment, will have' *p I', i  consideration the endorsement of,I he  Perry revolution. From indication.1-  there is no doubt of favorable action. Despatches , from lhc Ca.-nhrin  Irwin, Mercer, Butler, and Turtle  Creek fields state that the, ijnh-p-  endent operators will pay the LsJo:'  scale, and there will be no st.iikt  in .those  districts. v  Scra'nion, .March 31.��������� Despite thi-  announcements of coal companies  that, their miners will stand reae...  for work on Monday, it is doubtful ii a single colliery will be in  operation, in the I^ackawanna 're  gions on Monday, oven the Oxford  colliery which operated during the  whole period of the 1900 si like.  is likely fo be idle, - according" to  S'upt. Shepherd. ' Many local unions have unanimously endorsed lhe  suspension order.  43very preparation is being made  today for operating the mines, so  as .to test the loyalty of the men  on Monday. Only , about one h-ilf  of the TUrie c-ollc'riesi, in this district are working today, the men  having taken out their tools when  they left the mines last night.  Orders are living taken by "many of  the Companies for local coal delivery.  Hazel ton,   March    31 .���������The      mine  officials   in  this region    have   received  no  orders   to        suspend    operations oil    Monday.        and  if  a   suilt  cient  number   of  men    report for  work, the colleries     will bo     opera:-  ' ed   as   usual.     What efforts  will    bo  made   to   operate   with    non     union  xnea in  the  event  of  a si i-ilt-s       has  not   yet   been   determined.  Indianapolis, March 31���������In private conversation ��������� President Mitchell is reported a.s predicting a  stampede of operators to sign the  scale. The executive committee of  the operators of the ������outh Western districts today sent a telegram  to. President Roosevelt advising him  that thc Operators had proposed  arbitration, the miners had rejected it, and that the operators are  .still anxious to settle the difToren-  ees in that way. -It is. annoum:-  ������������������d by'the district board members  that the miners will''avail them-  Sidves of the opportunity to remedy  many local 'grievances in making  the  wiarale   contracts.'  Indianapolis, March 31.���������No general strike order was issued by tho  national executive of the United  M ne Workers as a result of today's meeting of that hotly. The  meeting, .was held to complete arrangements to carry out the policy  .ommitted to the board 'during the  nationnl convention of miners which  closed Friday'. " This was made ���������������(  fective by authorizing thc District  and  sub   districts     officers       to  sign  I  contracts  wherever the operators sig  uify a   willingness      to pay the 15)03  wage  scale,     which is an increase of  5.55 per'cent    over present <   wages.  District  office***  and board   members  have  informed*    local  unions       that  l.ho  miners  may     cease    work        at  tho      expiration       of the       present  wage scale   at  midnight     and       remain  out until  ordered     back       lo  work   under a  contract.     The   signing of' contracts  today     by  the  operators   in  Western Kentucky was ac  ceptod   by,,the miners' offcials as     an  indication  of   what may   be expected  elsewhere.  .   Bennett     BrOwn,   repre  senting-  several  large     mines in Southern Illinois, made personal application to     President  Mitchell       today  to   l*> allowed  to  sign  the   new contract.      It  was  said that    all      the  mines     in Indiana   south    of   Baltimore  &   Ohio Southern Hail way,have  made' application to  bc allowed     I c>  sign  the  new   scale.     President Mitchell   refused to  discuss the   outlool-  today and  would ��������� not  make       an,,  statement    regarding  his declaration  .in  convention       that    50 per    cent,  of  the central   state  mines        would  be    signed    within  ten days. lie was  closeted   with the national   executive  'all day,   while  his secretaries       prepared  for his  trip    to   New      York  tc    attend    the    meeting   of the sub  committee     of- the     Anthracite miners  and   operators.  EARL GREY'S SPEECH  AT NEW YORK  GREAT BR1T1AN  BREATHES FREELY  London, March    at.���������Although   an-   realized    that   tho  meeting    of     the  licipaled   for  a  fortnight,    tho     sue-  delegates  served   useful    objects      in  cessful   outcome     of     the     Algeuirns   cementing the     Anglo-French entente  conference   on    Moroccan        reforms 'and  dissipating  the  belief held       in  brought  great   relic!     to      Tingland,   many continental  states, that   Great  as  during  the   iiast   year,   tho   Mor-   Britain would   only support hcr friend  I  rocau  question   was   the     only      one   when   it   was  to   her  own   intcrest.lt  with constant serious misgivings to assured Great Britain that she is  the peace of Europe. The agree- now involved with a dangerous ag-  ment is considered to be a vie-, ressive power. "As for thc future the  lory for I-Yance who retains the giessive power. As for thc future the  preponderance of influence on tho but ollicials looking upon the agree-  financial affairs of the TCmpirc, and ment as, merely a temporary relief,  loses little of what she demanded it stops aggressive action but does  with respect to the policing*'of the not prevent the interested nations  country for with ' a. majority of the ' continuing to strengthen their posi-  ��������� powers'; supporting hot- policy,'tho dip lions until either feels strong-en-  lomnts at Tangier are not. likely ough to take without parley what  to inlorcfcrc much' with the Franco-\ it failed to .secure through, diploma-  Spanish oilku-r.s- While Great Bri- cy. -It is not believed that Germany  lain opposed tho canliei-enco until /will give up hcr efforts to -obtain ��������� a  France had agreed  to    it,   it   is now   footing in iho Mediterranean.  RUSSIAN  DEMOCRATS  GAINING  St. Petersburg, March 31.���������The elections arc proceeding '.slowly, bu<  the choice of delegates to tho provincial convention is scheduled, to be  complete before the Russian Easier  April ,1.3th. The conventions .Torino actual elections of mc-mbersof  I've house of pa.rliamenv .begins April 17th. Tho iJinuoerats are constantly gaining ground, and especially in tho degree city elections.  Yesterday they captured 46 out of  7'2 delegates. In the land owners  assembly, they are also forging to  tho front. During the last three  days, the. delegates elected by th*1.  laud owners Provincial conventions  included 23 Constitutional Democrats  23 other Progressives, three Octob-  rists, 11 Conservatives, and 15 reactionaries. Ynrelnv, one of tho  cities  comploto. its elections to the municipal convention with 75 conslil-i-  tlonal Democrats out of 82 dole-  gates.  -o-  Coinpaules   Consolidated.  Glace'Bay, March 31--There is a  report, not officially confirmed, to  the effect that H. Al. Whitney, of  Boston, original promoter of the  Dominion Coal Company is now  engaged in a plan to effect a  consolidation of all smaller coal  mines, ;6utside of the Dominion Co.  which wbull form a rival to th-it  Company.  New   York,   March      31.��������� Karl G-rr.y  was   the  guest    of   honor   tonight :it  Waldorf  Astoria.     At  the    reception  which    preceded   ' the     dinner   many  ���������f  tho   most  prominent   men    of  thc  city   were  pre.'cut.      liarl    Grey    arrived in  company      with    his       host  J.     Jf.   Coate.     Thc-   other   members  of   the   Canadian  party     were   Lady  Grey,     Lady   livelyn   Grey,   their dan  ghlcr,      Lady    Alexandra   Boauclair,  their  noire,     a  sister   of tbe     DuUe  of    Albany,      Col.   llandbury       Williams,     mili'ary secretary,  Sir Frederick     \V.. Borden,     and Earl Grey's  private   secretary,      A.    P.      Sladeti.  Mr.  Choate presided.    An invocation  was  delivered     by  Archbishop    Farley.      Shortly   after      eight      o'clock  a   bugle   blast     brought tho    formalities  of   Iho   reception    to  a        close;,  and     UiL'    guests   assembled    in thc  Grand  ball-room.       Mr.  Jcssup    escorted   Uio   Earl.     and    Air.     Choate  and   E.    -Boot.     secretary of     state,  caino  arm     in   arm.        Tho        tables  were decorated    with  sprays  of trail  ing  arbutus,      tho  first. llowers found  by   the  Pilgrims     when they    landed  at   Plymouth  liock,       while to      add  to the   international aspect     of     the  dinner stands of  small  Mritish    flags  were entwined   on  the   tables.     Lord  Koborts   sent    this cable*  ���������Warmest greeting!*, Hope to welcome American pilgrims hi-^-5 London', May 29. ' ' ""'  (Signed) ROB El ITS."  Lc-.-d 1-iobcrts is president of the  English Pilgrims. The toast, "Tho  Pro-idenl and the King," was  drunk standing while the orchestra  played "The Star Spangled Banner'  and "God ,save tho King." . Then  came the toast 'Bight Honorable  Earl Grey, Governor General of  Canada," to which the Earl responded.. The Karl said in part.-.  '1 am aware that .this magnificent, banquet is tho eloquent expression of your desire to emphasise, and if 'possible, promote the  good relations already existing be  tivveen lhc United Kingdom, tho self  governing nations of the British  Empire,      ami   the  United   States.  "That same desire also possesses  and .completely fills- my heart. After  paying a graceful tribute to -he  Amciican ambassadors he hal  known in Kngland,' ,and expressing  an appreciation oi America and its  people.     Earl Grey continued.  "Mr. Choate ha? referred in  manner that 1 much appreciate t  my restoration to you-of the picture which for thirty years 'has  been tho most, honored and most  intetcstinc: possession in my Etig  lish homo. Why do 1 restore  lhe picture-? because 1 love the  Amerieanpcoplu, because my. sons*  of equity tolis mo that there are  higher laws than the laws of  possession and bc-cause 1 - believe  that neither England or America  can   fulfill     their   high  mission to  themselves or to the world unless  we approach the consideration of  every problem alTecting- our relation to eacli other, not from the  narrow, selfish and provincial  standpoint of what, America and  Kngland can each of them do for  themselves alone, but from the high  cr standpoint of what we can do  for   England,     America      and the  world.  "Coming as T do from Canada  whoso lovely sparkling winters make  her   in   more  senses   than   one the  brighost jewel in tho British crown,  may I tell you what I know you  will   be  glad  lc,   hear.  "We   haVe   .safely   onibavkod mu*  nationnl ship on tho, ocean of en  urinous developments,' and in order  to enable u'i fo realize as quickly  as possible Ihe magnificent-destiny  Unit awaits us wo . hope you will  allow us to 'continue to draw  largely on your friendship and pow  ei-ful   assistance  ������������������'Mr. Choate chaffed us the other day at. Ottawa with that kindly  humor in which he so preeminently  excel Is tor tho modesty which has  caused every Canadian from th������  Prime Minister to tho youngest enfranchised citizen of the Dominion  to believe that in as much asthe  10th century belonged to the Unit,  nd States tho 20tl*. Century belongs  to Canada.  "Yes, gentlemen, this is the slim  ulating -faith of tho people whom  I represent. Any idea of thc possible annexation of Canada by  llie United States is scouted by  us as an impossibility, as srrenr  as  you 'would regard      lhc    annexa-  NOTICE.  NOTICE   is  hereby given   that I  intend to apply at the  next silling  ��������� of the License Board of  the City of  | Ladysmith      B.C.,  for  a transfer  of    I the retail liquor license now held by  added: ,'me for the premises known as the La-  "'so  grout     was  the svmpath.v fell, j ������Smilh   HoLe1'   silualed   on   Lot   ().  .   ,    -Block 37, to Robt. Scott and   Alexin  Canada for   the  blue   coats oi tlu.������   ojj.jijj  Canad-\  that    they  lootl   and  loyal   American  north  that    .1(1,0011  young  ians left,   their   home     and their wor.t I  and   inat*ch"<.<    to    your  assistance in J  order     that y     they   might     help     in  your  struggle      to achieve your nat-|  ional  unity  "if Canada proudly claims that  she has ben privileged to -lend a  hand to tiv; building up of the  United States she is also conscious that there is not a day in  which she docs not see thc influence of the exemplary guidance; and  inspiration of   the  United    States.  ''And now, gentlemen, may I say  better we shall bo pleased. Just as  Canada is proud fo think that .2,-  ������������������������������������.00,000 of  hoc   stock      is giving vig-  4  or   and   strength   to  the   lopublic,   so  1   feel  sure    juu  will  be pleased tha  an  ever-increasing  flow   of your   poo  pie   into  tho  Dominion   will,    by   the;  addition   of character   and   experience,     which they   will  bring    into  the  country,      contribute      to   its   great.  ness.      The  more    Americans       that  come  to Canada    the    better  pleased  we   shall        be.      Wo  are   not    afraid  that  they   will   make  less good   and  loyal   Canadian  citi/.ens  have  boon  citizens.  "To   those  of   us who     believe  that in the coming solidarity and  unification of the Anglo-Saxon  race lie in tho future peace and  hope of the world. the signs of  lhe times arc most encouraging.  The forces of tho world arc slowly, but steadily drifting ' into this  direction Lot it be our privilege  in our generation to do nothing  to prevent tho flow of these currents which, if uninterrupted, will  one day course together mingled  waters of one mighty and irres-  tiblc river. The peoples of the  United Kingdom, of the self governing nations of the British Empire. ' and of the United States arc  joint trustees for the protection  and expansion oi that AnglJ.  Saxon civilisation, which carried  in its development the hope of tho  future peace and the realization of  the highest ideals attainable on oth  ers. '.Every year our joint responsibility to mankind. ��������� and to future ages for tho way in which we  now   administer   our  sacred trust,  grows   in   fulness      and     importance.  There arc   several  cpiesllons outstand I  ing.  between   the   Dominion    of    Canada   find   the   United   States,      which  have   boon      left   open    too   King  and  which   call    for  a   sot llctment.       Both  governments      desire     to   take      advantage  of     the   opportunity   which  the-   present    fooling    of    amity       be  tvvoen  the   two  countries alfords, an  I  am  perbuaiicd     "that  the  hearts o  tho   two peoples    on   both    sides    cf  the   frontier     will    be  glad      .when  their   respective    governments      hav  given     effect    t,o  their  desire.  "You and L my follow Canadia  gnosis all come from the same splo  did old stock. Wo speak th-Asam  languages wo   are  pressing toward  a   single   goal    we    are    united  ih,*  hope   of  aspiration     and  and,     if   we   are     co-sharers in  nine-  tenths   of   thc  past      may    we     no  hope   that wc-  wre   co-partners, in th  whole-   of   the   long   future   that ii  looking   up    on   our  horizon.  "It  is   the   proud    mission   of     tho  Anglo   Saxon   race     to  maintain     v  adianco  tho     cause,   of     civilization  through  the.   wo.rkl.'     England   thank  fully   recognises  your  dosiro     to   cooperate  with her   in  this     beneficial  work   and   the   knowledge    that      thj  Stars  and  Stripes,   nnd- thc   flag    of  England  si and   in   tho gateways      of  Iho' world     as  on     those  walls their  colors .draped    together      fold    within   fold,   as   the  joint    emblems       of  fiwdorn.'rilthlcousnoss and duty   may  make   u.s  all    proud,   first   thnt.      wn  have   n   big   duty   lo perform   to   tho  world,   and   secondly     that   so    long  n.s   we   are   true      to   each   other and  to ourselves     wc  shall     have  strength     as   well, as   the    will  accomplish    -the    noble   purpose  our  joint  and   splendid   destiny.  F.  W. MILLAR  by his ally, in fact,  MARGARET   A.   REID  Dated at Ladysmith the  10th day of  March, 190G.  HILBERT  4  *  1  T  Brewing Co  'I'  Union  NANAIMO    B. C.  flanufacturers o^the  DLoT  ij  <  v  X  ���������  i  In   British Columbia  Lager  Beer   and Porter      Guaranteed Brew '���������:  ed from the Best Canadian  Malt  Run   Hops X  f4****H~������**r4-^.i^S������-'H^-*-*H";������*^ ' "���������-  * LAC /SMITH TRANSFER STABLE'  fflmi  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     KORNITURF MOV-  ED PROMPTLY A  ND SAFELY.  Stables iu the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave ordtre at  th* J  *  A. J. WASKET, PROP f  +44-4>4-4-444-4-4-4-4->4-4i'r+4-t+44-4--* 4-4-4-44-4'4'*44-4-4-44-*-*-**->4'*444 4-* *  III  faPh  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  Al  TBE  LEDGER  Office  J0H0H������  1st Avenue  GENERAL BLACKSMITH SHOP  Miners' Drilling Machines .  MADtt TO ORDER and REPAIRED  AT   SHORT   NOTICE    -   DRILLS  SHARPENED  BY  US     ALWAYS     GIVE SATISFACTION.   PICKS HANDLED A   ND REPAIRED   ���������S I-I I P S MI T H I N G-     IN      4 L L   ITS   B R A N C HfOS  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmiths.  R, ^W RIGHT  Bull er Street -    - Ladysmith, B C  ***������#.4iX*X-X*)X4>*4>X4>X4)X4>X4>X4>X9X4>X4>X4>*4>X4)XmX4)Xmm  X  X  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A   SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSWT  *  x:  W.  SILER.  G.ENEKAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY r><  Leave orders at thc Abbotsford.  Uio  to  of  J. PIERGY & 00.  Manufacturers Of.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC.  JPHONE 66  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wj3J aiJ 3 ipc it? 5i!a  SKR J.   KEJ1P.   OR  LEAVE    ORDERS   WITH  - W. CARTER,-  PIRST  AVENUE  PHONE      6 0  NOTICE  LADYSiVUTH   WATER WORKS  Consumers are requested to call at   the office     on Roberts   Street &nct  pay Water    Rates, between the 10th   and the 25th of each iircnth.  Office Hours I P. M. 4.30  T. J BLAND  SUPERINTENDENT.  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  VICTORIA, S. G.  A  FAVORITE REMEDY FOR BAt  BIES  rt's    pleasant      taste    and    prompt'(ion   of  the  TTmto-1   Slates   by    Can-  cures have made Chaniilerlaiu's Cough  aria."  Remedy a favorite with  the mothers       Tho Earl   l-hf*-ii spoke   of tho    pari  of small    children.      It quickly  cures   Onnndn  plnvod   in   (lie upbuilding   or  their coughs    and colds  and prevents   the   United   Staffs.      savins*,-      Mier;-.  any  danger     of   pneumonia or   oilier' nre    2,R2S.oriO net-sons    of Cnnnrlinn  serious     consequences.       It not only   hirlli     or   rlesrent     in  the      United  mires croup,   hut when given as <-r*on   stntes  nnrl    that   Fr������.vb   Cnnnrlinn*  EXCELLENT  Train Service!  BETWEEN  ai the croupy cough appears will pre  w,ro the  founders     or r*l*i<*a<ro.     fit-  which elects   a member of the  vent  the attack. For sale by  La-'T,���������,iq    Pittsbnro.-.   Xew  Orleans.    De-  lower   house  directly  is the  first  tp dysmlth Pharmacy. j troit.' St.. Pawl" and Milwaukee.  He  .Mg������BI-|  And the Vrlnctpal Business Centers ot  Ontario, Ouebec, and the!  Maritime Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, HEW MM AND  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.  For Timu Tables, etc., address  CSHO. W. VAUX,  Assistant Gon'l Passenger and Ticket Agent,  13S AMMS St.. CHICAGO, ILL.  NOTICE  From      this  date  the undersigned  will  not  be responsible for   any in  dehtedness     incurred eice.pt on      ������  written order signed by the secretan  Rowland Machin.  V. I.  EXPLORATION &  DEVEL  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria. B. 0.. M*v  18th. 180S.  HAY, GRAIN and  farm mmm  Orders will he delivered anywherr  in the city promptly and at thf, lo *���������  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's,  oa ti*  Biplan&it.  i James Warned?  Public  Notice  Attention Is called to the   Iact that tht  Ogilvie Flour Tlilis Co ,   Limited  makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOl/R.     hare for some ������lm������  past been producing flour in a  Tastly  improved aud  p������rtfl ���������'  form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control  of   all the basic patents relating; there*  to, take this opportunity of a dvising  the public  that any  orized'users of the electrical   flour purifying processes will *e pro-  *ecutcd.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Campauy L tali tad  are t5i9    only    miliars fa Canada wJaase   Flour  is purified by the Electric Frocaas  ���������,?(  DAY  SCHOOL.  Usual   subjects   taught;   also  Ladysmith Temple No.  5   K  Ian-  Asters meets at the Oddfellow  guage-������; drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysrnitb. B   U.  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  Vll  work jKarantccd, and at reas<.  able  rates.  RESIDENCE  AND OFFICE  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALJ. HOURS.  i,l i  2nd  and   4th  Tuesday at  Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary.  UNITED   ANCIENT      OttDI-.'.R   OF  DRUIDS  Wellington Grove  No. 4 U.  A. O. li  Meets in the I' 0 0 .K. Hail, !,u  ilysmith, the Second and Fourth  Wednesdays of each month, coaunenc-  ii.g Wednesday, 13th., 1905.  Visiting Druids are .invited to afc-  ttnd.  By Order.  WM   RAFTER, Red Secty.  PATRICK BURK, N. A. i  -  THE    DAILY    LHT)f  V  Local Items  SPANKING IN COURT.  "U'haok-, Whack," Goes Constable's  I-Ianl, While Culprit Bawls.  A good, old-fashioned &]������inkiiisj was  given a hoy *������vho was biouajit into  Magistrates Wagner's office yesterday. The lad was Raymond Wilson,  12 years old, of 3113 Custer Street,  and he has been arrested before.  This time he was taken in company  with a drunken man, who was sent  to  the workhouse to sober up.  "I guess I'll let the kid go,'' said  the magistrate. Ju.st then a police-  mjin in the room spoke up and gave  some of the boy's history. ILc had  been arrested for robbing slot machines in the northwestern portion of  air   Win. Be\cridge spent yesterday '1]ie ci(Vi aml was out on probation.  ^     FOR   SALE  Twelve Head of Cows and  Milk Route. Apply P. O.  Box 99.  WANTED���������Any person having furniture' or cooking stove to sell, apply "X," general delivery before  C p m., /April,  3rd.  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  M  aSa i ss*ip st5V   ~   K  mil I l%*b U w  in  Nanaimo,    returning on   the   four  o'clock train  "Well,   if  that's the case, 'I    tliiiiA  he  needs    a good    spanking,"     said  Warner.    "You   ta'-.c Jiim  o\er    your  Ca* uiets-G for One Dollar.    Stamp ' \iUCCt  Constable Sniiih,  and give him  Photos 2oc.    Monday,  April 9th, the 'a ilC!dng that he will   remember the  last dav.    Schcnck, the photograi-hcr inCXt   |jmc \lc tries lo corrupt dniuk-  m-G  3Iis   Davis,  and   two children  Missouri, arc-guests of Mus  Piclwiid,   of  this city.  en men with his companionship."  Ci nstable  Smith'c I.nee was     firm,  aiirl his hand was  reaidy. Young' Ray-  Mis.  Thillidav,    of    Cohmjx,  George   m0IllI| willl lhc  Constable's left hand  securely    giippcd    on  his collar   '>nd  his   rigiit    coining    down   with     re-  spent   sounding    thwacks,    set  up a     good  We have just opened *  up another 500^ Pairs  of as gocd^ values as  we have ever shown--  Our Great Leader is  a 52 Inch Wide Cur-  \  We have the most beautiful Pattern Hat?'in town. This is abroad  Staler.., Vit if you doubt it, visit  us and to -<-��������� evinced of correctness  of our ������iyijs---~-'    Travel in  1  Alls   Jas.  Adain left for'  Nanaimo  r  yes toi day on a    two  weeks' a. isit   to  her patents. ,  Mis 'R. G. Wilson spent yesterday  in Nanaimo, returning- on the n ne  tram this morning.  ' Saliu-d.iy and  Sunday  in Lad)smith,   lusty hawliny  that could be heard   a !K  ia,n *������l  I, lec, 11 way.  U'lion the spanking was over he fled  down the street, trying to keep well >  forw.ud in his trousers so that ihey  woi'l In't rub the sore spofs. It is  iiiSj'Cted that Ire stood uj) last nit lit;  to oat his s.ippcr. ��������� Philatlelphia  N01 Hi American.  ���������0   Alt   Douglas  Comley    returnoll     on  the morning train from Nanaimo  PIGMY   ELEPHANTS  Full Grown Animals No Larger than   |  a Pony, i  Mr. Geo. Sutton left on the Satur- Roland Ward has just receiv-  dav    afternoon     train    for   Victoria, '-,,...,  where he  will visit friends for afc������'-ert  from East  Amca tw������   clopliants  ,]ayS , jtusls, the    smaller of   whieh     would  &   .'        ��������� .. ' 'have constituted    a   record   had not \ J  Mr. J   Sanderson attended thc tiase   the other existed.       These wondrous  ball meeting in Nanaimo    yesterday. Itcclh .measui*2 11 foci and  11 feel flvo  -c , .        'and one-half inches aiound  the  oiil������r  Dave Johnston's  livery stable was   cur,fii and togcthcr weigh 293 pounds  n-nnmg full capacity  yesterday,    the   Afc the   sanMJ tlmc comcs lhc   ncws  fine  weather,inducing numerous resi-  Ir0Ifi GermaIlv that a new sveics of  dents  to 'drive out into  the country. iPlephant i,as'been discovcied on   tho  "' Con^o district.     A single    s.'eciiiien  The members of thc theatrical com-  lias'-!)Con  scnt over ami soi(i  i0    g(,  pany  which    produces   "A Thorough-   to Ainerica.       Nothing    of,thc   kind  bred  Tiamp,"   arrived    on     to-day's   was ,;nmvn to ex,isti although it was  tram  from Victor a. ' sus-,ected.     The now cle;.hant    is    a  crp.il.!irc in  every respect an elephant  JJVIiss,���������Olivia  Priest,,   of    Extension, ^ ...lt    cn*y  Qf   ^"ie     size of a Iwchc-  Avho lecently underwent an' operation ' liai,,,is j,0"njr<     ]t is  ^y^ certain thiifc  foi   appendicitis  at Nanaimo, is     re-1 l!lis  is ���������0't  a young animal  of     the  M- L- MASTERS  Nanaimo's  Leading Milliner.    Commercial  St.,    NANAIMO,  B.  Next door lo Jas, Hirst���������Our Grocer  Every Ladysmith lady spending $5.00 will have her fare returned to her  G.  srg������6fflHwgBE������^ ^^f^rsffMrirrmsmmri^  Walter* &  Akenhead  /.ported, as  lacing  much   improved  and  a speedy recovery is looked for.   *  The dining   car Vandringliam     ai d  J  ske;er Vinceiines, which   wens    used  ' for  the conveyance of  Prince  Arthur  >   i*eti\een Victoria and Duncans,    were  , .brought  lo  the. local   station   loday,  and   will  be shipped to  Vancouver.  See the programme  for    "A Thor-  oughibrodTramp" oa Page Two.  w  The football"boys returned last evening just    in  time to  witness    the  .'. settling' of accounts .between the two  terriers Togo and Benny. They remarked ~ that if they had received  one-half the encouragement and had  as fail a referee as the clo^s did,  they, would ha\e decided the game  differently, and with the difference in  their favor.  OPERA HOUSE TO-NIGHT.  The attraction coming to Uic Op-  eia House tonight, is none other  ������������������han Elmer Walters' familiar comedy drama, "A Thoroughbred Trampi'''  a character play depicting incidents  in the west. Elmer Walters' plays  -wear well, and his audiences usually  get a run  for their, money.  The manuscript of "A Thoroughbred TrampM has undergone an over-  J auling lately " which jiractically  jiMi'e^ a new play of the last two  i.ets���������the third act- now showing the  liono of the. Feeble, minded at the  Colorado, svlum.  bigg-r race, and almost equally so  that it. is not mercfy a dwarf spcei-  nien of the bigger African elephant.  N'o doubt it is a pigmy species, ai'd  j to' ably closely related lo the ex-  linct race of small elephants, tho  lon.s of which have (been discovered  in tbe islands of the Mediterranean.  This is really wonderful  double news,  I wish to notify my customers  that in future I shall be a  few minutes late in getting  my "COLONIST" off the  train On Sunday and respectfully ask them to wait  fcr me. I shall have plenty  to supply all.  J, A   KNIGHT  KNIGHTS' BOfK STORE  WM.  MUNSIE,   President     J. W.   COHURN, Managing   Director.  ��������� ' Tclcphanc '1-li.  The Ladysmith Lumber Co, Ltd,  MILLS    AT   FID.DICK    AND   LADYSMITH- ~ ^*~  Shingles a S-peci-alty  MANUKACTUP,I':US  OF   Rough ������ml Dressed t'ir and (Joriiir JLusnbevs  LATHS,   SWINDLES,   WOULDIXGS,      ETC.,     ot   tl.e  HEST  QUALITY SEASONED.      AND   DK1ED     KLOOltlNGS      AND  FINISHING  LUSHER IN  STOCK  We keep a La ;;e Assortment of the following'goods  *  <  4  ^,.^.^,.������.^.%. ���������������.���������%.-%.-������.-������.-%^-*>������-������ ���������������    ������^%.<sk *.-*.-������.���������������.���������%. ���������������������������������^-^-^���������������������������������������.���������������������������������*������������������������������������������������-������������������t*������������������^,*  TRUNKS  SUIT CAStS  TELESCOPES  CLUB BAGS  TRAVELLING RUGS  SIMf N LEISER & CO.-Ltd.-  AFFLICTED   .*rm- RHEUMATISM  "I was ai������<l am yet atncled with  rheumatism,"' ������ayt Mr. J. C.__ I'.ayne,  editor of th* Herald, Adilingtoii, Indian Territory. "l-ut than! s to Cham  berlnin'n Paii������ Balm am ahle once  more to att^ju** lo jnsincss. It is th  best ' of lhiAt/. fits." li Irounled  with rheuu'eti**n - ^i\e'J'ain Balm a  trial and you nt wrtain lo he mote  than' i'leased v.tli the prompt-relief  which it afio������f������ One application relieves the pais Fcw "laic hy Ladysmith Pharnia**--  JEWS ARE NAMED.  Kovno, Russia, April 1.���������The mimic i.al a-ssemiily has - elected seven.  Jews: to   the provincial  congress.  Ladysmith Temple No. !5, Kathl.one  Sisters, in (end gi'-iiig a supper and  dance on the ni^ht of Easier Monday,  April   JGtli. 'st.  GATACRE. &T  .���������xZXsasBSEBnesssi  LAUYSMIIK  fi2������^i1Sj3eS^.������SHP^&fi?   o-  Dr.  Dier can  be loimd at any ti>-  at his ohTce on Gatacre st.  His   dc-1  tal   work   is g\ aranleed   tp  be fin-*  class and rales  reasonable it  ���������"i'^!g^&JM5rJ>-?-.'J,  S3-aS5������^iSSjrSSsE5K3^"  small  who have neen  jirodicting     tho  exfnclion    ol big    game in' Africa.���������  and niiisl malfc those l-eople .-feci very   London  Sporting and  Dramatic News  wi-:  HAVE RECEIVED   A SHIPMENT OF-  W.G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor,  t (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice  STOVES!      ���������*~-      STOVrS!  RINGS BROOCHES  W ATC H ES PICT UR ES  BOOKS       FOUNTAIN PENS  ���������" FREE  . We will give you the above articles if you  return us  \A/hfte;  Swan  Soap  The  AM food  -������������������E������������^*iS--3������2Sa3^^^^^  Tg&ZS2i������%^ie&i2Sniil&ii&  " We  are making HEATERS and I^ANCEi of the Latest* Styles  an<i Newest Patterns  -   ' We do all kinds of  Foundry and Repair Work���������Nickel Plating  in all its branches, a Specialty  ,    LAJY-SMirH IRON & STOVE WORKS Co.LliI  Phone   S3 - ��������� -        '     P. O. Box 4!  TitisniTtiino d PLutimno   Dana at   Reaonble Prices  J. ANDERSON  L/cave order*  at   IVersoi's  Furn  lure store,  01  telephoae No. 53.  z.'y:s������ssz*m%gz^m-y>tm&^<^  Theip i*> some talk of iiaving the  f-chool lot clcare.:i nt the lower end  Jni the children to play on. This is  ji good idea, rind should be hel|-e������i  filOlllj.   ;;.'.-'���������  DESIGNS  At the  t   .'O'.i.^j iii "Inventive Ago"      saseSlfe   (  ������ Hock "Ho-rto obtain ruients" H   B SiEsas fcb   '  ���������Jltu'-iws vwdernte.'ita roc. till p.-vtcnt i.-j sejeure"  i.otters siriully conlider.ti.il.    Address,  r.. 0. GICGERS. Patent L.i/.yc:. Washington, D.f  t^I3l2aiJ������������������������ss^s.;K>,,���������  9   ni  ilmcr Walters'  Our Plumbing and Tinsmithing- Dept.  is now under the 'management of  A Thorougly Gornpefent Man  judlm  The Pueblo Chieftaia of December  'J contains a lengthy article lo tho  effect-that Kay T. Vanettisch, of  their staff, broke the world's typc-  ! setting record by transcribing 4,917  words of unfamiliar matter ih one  hour. They claim unqualifiedly that  this is lhc. fastd* writing ever accomplished up to date, ami also stale  that the former record was made by  Taul Munter, who wrote 3,830 words  at the National Supply show at Madison Sq-uare Garden, New York City  during the month of November 1905.  UDYSHITH HOTEL   BAR  Having ta'ven over the bar-room of  the above hotel, we .intend  to run a  first-class,  up-to-date establishment,.  land   in soliciting the  patronage       of  ' giii��������� friends a������d" the public in general,  wc guai'?,itee good  treatment  to a.11.  After this date the price for bread  delivered at my Customers' houses  will h������ FIVE ��������� CENTS per loaf��������� 20  loaves for a dollar. My read is  guaranteed . the best made. Shops  run by white help should receive  white peoples' patronage so long as  they are properly conducted. i si������-  licil a trial as your Baker.  "C. R. DOCILE.  THE WELLINGTON RaKER\   o   Smoke Little 13. Cigars.  I hav������ just  received a shipment of  Hill's High Grade  ENGLISH TOBACCOS  and  CiGAREUfS  at thc^   DRUGSTORE  The Ladfs  mw  i <s s* ff Hf'  L1  !S^m^SmWOS^2iS^SSl^m^^c^^l  ihWaiG u  R, Scott  A, Smith  Proprietors.  sm  Sollelior,  Bts.  5st. Avfnu?  Lean  LAtiVSIvnH  f  Monster Parade 3 p.m  Va-acoHYcr,  Past,  Present and   Prospective  Mass Meeting in tlie Evening  Speeches,   Songs aiid Music  ������������CIAL HATES  m h X  In Fpur Acts  SCMXHK  SPECIALTIES Behvecn  the Acts  tt-B--tt  SP  ^^^S^gagBSB^grgSSwe  JUST,RECEIVED  A   .Slf.ll'iMENT  ���������,1N-  O'F  THE  LATEST   STYLES  ��������� BRAGFLETS. -LOCKfT'S. CHAINS, Solid Gold and  fold Filled Broodies, Etc.  The Designs are Very Attractive���������No trouble to  show  Goods  Call   0.iraci '"������o-Sb Them  Motiee  A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately|  run  by W: Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL 1INE Of FIRST CLASS MEATS  PORK AND SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY  A Trial Solicitd  '..'.-  A.     HOWE, PHONE 20  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  loo,ooo CLUB  Kescrvcil  Seats,   75c.  Gen-. A'dmission 50c  Children,  25   cents. I  B.'PORCIMriER  \  Neatly and Artistically Done-  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    X   X   X      Ladysmith,  B. C  IBWMPBaagBWBPMMfMMM  Orders  Promptly   Executed  S. ROEDDNG  ra   mm**  -   LADY3IVIITH  J


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