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Array ! .. ,  APR 7 - i90b  lEtu.>.,I^:AssAB^  /sniTH Daily LediOIL ,  VOL.  2,  THURSDAY,   APRIL'(1,   1905.  MAN DISGUISED AS  COLONEL ARRESTED  _m^_-mm~mmmm---m-m--------~mmm--mm-m- f  Behavior at Czar's Palace Roused  Suspicion-Bomb? Concealed  on Him  Two Warsaw Ringleaders  Sen-  "   fenced to Death-70  Girls  Poisoned by Arsenic  (  (Associated  l'rts,s  Lcs-atches.)  P^EASAN/r MURDERERS.  .       | ivo  workmen  were thus tried     and  St.   Petersburg,   April  6.���������Official   , condemned  to death.    One of  them  advices report continued disorders in ' fire!  a revolver  at a policeman  with  the Caucusus'   Within the past week j intent  to Lilt* and  the other struck  the policeman with an iron tar.  An extraordinary ca.se of wholesale  poisoning has Noccurrcd' at a cotton *  mill in Pa'bianizc. Seventy gir-B in  the coloring department were taken  suddenly ill and fell to the floor unconscious. Thirty of them were taken to the hospital in a dangerous condition. An investigation showed the  illness of the girls was due to arsenic having heen sprinkled through  the room by unknown miscreants.  EXTREMELY DISQUIETING.  - St. Petersburg, April (>.���������(12.46 p.  m.)���������The reports of the Peasant uprisings in the Baltic provinces, especially in Lithun and Crurland continue to he extremely disquieting.  Although Cossacks and infantry'patrols ar?. scattered through the country, the troops are unable to r>top  the plundering of estates by . the  larger peasant bands. At Werra,  where a_ regiment of Cossacks fired  on a mob which had complete    pos  THE MOUNTAINS HEAVED  IND SWAYED  Like a Ship in a Storm for  More Than a Minute  Then a Dozen Earthquake  Shocks  Were  Pelt  peasants have looted and burned public olficcs in the Gore district, sacked  schools  and  private estates,  cutting down trees  and threatening    to  kill ihe police if they interfered,' tnd  forcing priests to go with them and  take  the oatli of solidarity        with  their cause.   Similar but less serious  disturbances are reported in the   Willis district.   At  Kishinofi Wednesday  night  an unsuccessful  attempt    was  made   to  assassinate   Assistant  Police Commissioner Kirlighi.  New Vor������, April ti.���������A St.   Peter s-  |(    burg despatch to the Times says: All  |\������   St.  PetCLSburg  is talking about  thc  *   arrest at, Tzarskcc-Selo of a,strang-  (   er ������ disguised as a Colonel of a Co-,-  ���������',   sack regiment,  who entered  the pal-  f    aca on Monday, the day on which the  s   Czar received the officers on duty for  ���������i. the  week.      Discrepancies'in       the  (   stranger's  accourtinent aroused  suspicion.    Hi  was arrested and     two  small bombs were found concealed up  on him. The daughter of General J session of the town, the rioters were  Loonticff has been arrested at St- dispersed, but the .latter broke, up  Petersburg.' Her rooms were'search- into small bands which terrorized  ed and two bombs were found under neighboring land owners. Similar inner bed. v cidents have occurred at other places  BY MARTIAL LAW. " Small bands drive off cattle, burn *  "Warsaw, April 6.���������All persons par- barns and help themselves to grain  ticipating in disorders will hcrcaftc- : and provisions. Despatches from  be tried by martial law. The new ' dozens of places tell of panic pro-  regime  commenced  yesterday,    when  duced  hy  roving  bands  of Peasants,  A FEW- PEOPLE.  j      Put  the. people of China in  rank,  [   joining  hands,   and  they   will  girdle  i   the globe ten times. Make them   an.  K  army and let them move at  the rate  v of. 1,0.00 a day,  week alter week and  (   month alter month/and  they     will  |   not .pass' you in 1,000 years:   Consti-  1-tute them pilgrims, and let 2,000 go  i past every day and every night, tin-  y> dsr the sunlight and the solemn stars  and     you     must hear the ceaseless  tramp,  tramp,   tramp of the weary,  pressing,   throbbing throng for     500  long years.  SULTAN CAN GET MONEY.  London,   April   6���������The   correspondent at Tangier, of the Times, days  the Sultan of Morocco has been given  to -understand   that he will have  \met plesi(lent Roosevelt and had  in  WOULD LIKE  TO BE THERE  Kaiser   Says   Nice   Things  About the American  Girls  Naples, April 6.���������Several interesting anecedotcs are already circulating here in connection with Emperor.  William's visit to Naples. The roost  characteristic is that "regarding- Capt  Kampff of the steamer Deuschland^  at present in command of .the steamer 'Hamburg, on which the Emperor  came to Naples. His Majesty knew  that Captain  Kaoinpff  had  recently  Calcutta, April 6.���������Reports      fiom  many  towns show  wide-spread datn-  na,  Dehradun and  Srinagar  in which  qqake of April  Ith.   This is especially  the     case at   Firo/.pur,   47   miles  south-east of Lahore,  Armitsar, Tra-  na,' Dehradun and  Srinagar,      which  places  many  natives   were  killed   or  injured.       At Lahore the fatalities  were between CO and  100.    Personal  stories  from   Mussoorcc  state    that  mountains heaved and swayed a   full  minute, and then  three severe shocks  lading a few seconds  werc felt     in  quick   succession.    Between   six  a.m.  April  4th  and  midnight  there    were  12 shocks.    The day was  line        and  clear and    most of  the inhabitants  were already up when the first shock  came. Those  who  werc  slilh in  bed  described  the motion as  lieing     like  that     of a ship     m  a storm,   while  those     on      foot could not maintain  their balance, the effect of the shock  ih many eases causing  sickness   anil  dizziness  with many still continues.  Many persons sat or slept out doors  during the whole of last night.  - Lahore, Punjab,  India,  April  CJ.���������IL  is reported here that eighty per cent  of the inhabitants of Dharsala,     the  hill station 255 miles northwest    of  Simla, were killed as a result of the  recent  earthquake there.    The  government lias dispatched  from  Lahore  tents,  food,  blankets,  doctors     and  nurses, etc. for sufferers at Dharmas-  la. .    It is     reported the vice regal  lodge at Simla was damaged as well  as the public offices.   The earthquake  was-severely felt at  Khassuluii,  hut  no. lives were lost and  the Pasteur  institute escaped.    A second shock at  Simla Tuesday evening caused such a  panic that the residents  rushed from  their nouses and slept all night     in  the open air.  STILL HOLD UP IN AUS-iTO JOIN THE  THALIA  MARSEILLES  PRICE FIVE CENTS,  SB  I  AT PEAGENEGOTIATIONS  AT A STANDSTILL  An Australian Relates His King Edward Left London  Experience With one of  the Worst < *  This Morning for  This Purpose  While Taking Your Money  He is a? Polite as a  Chesterfield  Tlie  bushrangers -who  at one  time  terrorized   the  interior   off Australia  arc.  still  active,   according  to   John  13.  Huggiiis,   who arrived in  Vancouver from Sydney recently.- Mr. Ilug-  gins      is  tlie owner of a 10,000-aere  sheep ranch,  in   the interior of  Australia, a.s  well as a   great deal     of  property  in   the  world-famous   gold-  fields of  that island continent.  To a  newspaperman   Mr.   Iluggins' related  the following: '  "It is commonly supposed that the  days of the bushranger are over, but  that is not the case. ODuring the  past year they have again<become active, killing sheep, holding up pcopla  who are on the trail to and from the  goldfields, raiding,ranches, at times  burning buildings and inevitably driving oil' great quantities of stock  Rumored  That the King's  Visit to France Has Political Meaning  London,     April      C���������King Edward  started this morning to join Queen  i Alexandria at Marseilles by way of  l Paris, where he will meet President  Loubct. The Marquis of Salisbury  accompanied his Majesty as minister  in attendance. Not much attention  is paid here to the suggestions from  some quartets of the continent that  the King's visit to France may be  preliminary to an Anglo-French Alliance.  Although King Edward's trip to the  Mediterranean was arranged some  time ago no steps werc tal.cn to secure a meeting with M: Loubet till  after Emperor William's visit to  Tangier. The meeting, therefore, is  accepted here as in some measure in-  leuled     to  emphasize  Anglo-French  'About, a month before I left home  solidarity.  I had an encounter with these highhanded road-agents. Common rumor  has it that they are controlled by a  man who has acquired the name of  Ulack Hill. He is evidently an Englishman���������a tall, strapping fellow,  with a most genial smile, greal black  whiskers and .jet-black hair��������� withal  the ideal bandit and the most pleasant fellow that, ever got any money  out of me.  OPINION  IN   PARIS.  Paris,   Aptil   6.���������The  meeting     be*  tueen   .- King  Edward  and  President  Loubet  arouses   interest  owing       to  tl.e extreme tension over Moroco. The  king  will  arrive'at  Calais at 10.45  p.m. and take special train for Paris,'  arriving here at C.-10 p.m.   The two  rulers  will converse  for two hours.  Despite oflicial reserve on the subject,  the public and press hail the meeting  1  was    lately     on    my way home' us   having  capital   importance   ���������   in ,  from  Sydney  when  I was overtaken    connection   with   Germany's   attitude  German Embassy Believes that  Recent Efforts Made in Direcv  tion of Peace Failed  lapanese  Repulse   the   Enemy  With Heavy Gasualities In  Recent Engagement  "St. Petersburg, April 6,-At the rate the treasury is planning a fifth  German embassy the statement that domestic loan of one hundred million  it had advised the foreign office that yen, equivaleot to ,150,000,000 in  it regarded an early conclusion of May. The terms of the issue will be  peace as probable was denied. The similar to those of the fourth do-  embassy, it- was pointed out, simply ' mest-ic loan.  reported the prevailing  talk     about I OVER 200 KILLED,  peace in St. Petersbu-fg. The embas- j Tokio, April 6.���������Imperial headquar- '  sy now'shares the opinion expressed tcrs reporting today says: Part of  in. these despatches, that the efforts ������������������ our, Kaiyuan forces engaged in driv-  niadein, the direction of peace failed, j ing .the. enemy occupied Kuyuaha, 3  and t^at for the moment nothing is m'iles northeast of Mienhaachieh, on  being done. . .     j the afternoon of April 4th. On the'af-  CALLED ON THE EMPEROR , ternoon ofApril 3rd the enemy with  Tokio,. April 6.���������Prince.-yichaikak, ] mounted artillery and with machine  as special ambassador, brings the guns, advanced south from the direc-  congratulations of the Emperor of tion of Tawo on the Foughuo road,  Korea on the success of the Japan-!and on the morning of April 4th, op-  ese arms at the battle of Mukden. He 'ened a bombardment on Chinchoatun  was granted an audience by. the Em-j Simultaneously a large force of in-  peior at noon today, when he deliv-, fan try advanced from the vicinity of  ered -the autograph letter which hz  carried. Later on he lunched with  the Emperor,  who will return     his  call'.-,." ,  PLANNING FOR MORE MONEY.  Tokio, April 6.���������It is expected,that  the road/two other columns dctour-  ing to cover both our flanks. The/  approached within -100 metres of our  position, but at six o-**clock in the evening we entirely repulsed them. Our  casualties were 27 men wounded. The  no difficulty  in  obtaining aloan    in  .Berlin  his cabin the President's"; autograph  photograph. When the Emperor left  Hamburg he gave Kaompff as a parting gift his autograph photograph, in  a gold  frame, saying  "When you rc-         your  prettv   American  lady  respondent at St.  Petersburg states   friends in tiie cabin of the Deuchland  ATTACKING  POLICE.  London,  April  6.���������The Times'  cor- ��������� C(!jfvc  that  attacks  on   the police  are    be-  '{coming so frequent that a secret cir-  ,/cular      has     been  issued  forbidding  ��������� j' their     mention,   if  the victim  is of  1   lower rank than 'the assistant police  master.  I want to be there."   ���������+���������  IMMIGRANTS.  Winnipeg, Man., April 6.���������A -:pe-  cial train arrived in the city about  two o'clock this morning, bringing  SIGNED.BUT NOT SATISFIED. ,somc s,x hun<|rcd English .and Eu-  After a lengthy 'conference ol .iilie ropean immigrants. There werc at-  -jwagc scale commission rCi.orting the ,so thrco extras today bringing ope  {-operators and miners of the Central car of colonists and homeseekers.  li Pennsylvania Coal Fields, the former (Thcy numbered about 1,500, and arc  l>signed last years' scale under protest   bound for points in the west.  WHY 43  WERE KILLED  Ziegler, Ills., April 6.���������After-damp  due to an explosion of blasting powder, sset off by persons as yet unknown, caused the'death of forty-  three miners at Joseph Leitcr's coal  mines on Monday, April 3rd, according to the verdict of a coroner's jury  as returned yesterday.  -     _ 4~   AN   ADDRESS  TO   EMPEROR.  Buda Pest, April 0.���������At today's  session of the lower house of the  Hungarian Diet, Frances Kossuth,  the leader of the United Opposition,  moved the appointment of a <oni-  -mlttee to draw up an address to the  Emperor, setting forth the terms  of which the parliament would bc  willing to support a new ministry.  The motion will De discussed tomorrow.  by Blacky Bill and a band of his  men. It was in the thick part of  the bush, and they were all around  mc before  I knew  it.   Black Bill was  towards Morocco,' and it is popularly interpreted as France's reply    to  Germany's action.  The     Berlin reports that Germany  splendidly mounted,  and never in  n-'y   contemplates calling an international  life have 1 seen  a man who sat    1.is 'congress      to consider   the   Morocco  MR. SIFTON OPTIMISTIC.   ,.  Tlie scale is based upon 02 cents per  ^ton for pick mining. The operators  [(claim that conditions in the competitive coal     lields    do not justify tho  payment of hhe     old scale.   The min-  *  MISSING  COUNT SAFE.  ��������� Vienna,   April  0.���������.It has been ascertained  that   the Austrian military  attache      with     the Russian  army,  J-crs, however,    refused to recede from [Count. S.  Zeptyski,  who was rcport-  their demands  for   last   year's scale 'ed  to  have  been missing since      the  [and the operators     state that rather i battle of Mukden, is safe' with Licui.  Ithan assume the responsibility of be-   General Renneiikampfl's forces,  [ing appointed    to     bring on a strike  >they    submitted     to the miners' de  tmancls.   Work     was    suspended     on  [March 3h, and will lie resumed in  },rnines today.   O S3   _,.>        BISHOP   GOING  HOME.  [}   Winnipeg,   Man.,'   April   0.���������Bishop  The administration of the affairs of  unorganized territories by contiguous  provinces, the increase in population  of Canada by a million and a, half, in  addition to tho ordinary increase,  and the bringing nearer to completion of the Grand Trunk Pacific,  were some of the things Canada  might expect to see accomplished in  the next five op six years, according  to the Hon. Clifford Sifton, in a  speech made before the Canadian Club j caI^  LADY   CUH/.ON'S   ESCAPE.  Loudon, April ii.���������(7.55 p.m.)- A  despatch to a news agency in Caicut  la says Lady Curzon, wife of the  vicc-roy of India, had a nariaw cs-  d<irin6 une earthmiakc at Siui-  the other day. The full fruition of | la," a massive chimney falling through  thc dreams of the fathers of Confederation would be accomplished this  year in a line" of    Canadian provinces  horse so easily and well as he did.  "Riding^up  to me,  Bill said:    'How  do you do, Mr. Iluggins'.''  "I told him I was pretty well, and  after I had inquired after his health,  he continued by saying: 'I am very  .sorry if you have any money upon  your person, Mr. Huggins, because if  you have it, will'be necessary for my  men to take it away from you.'  "1 confessed to a small sum, and  while one of his men was engaged in  going through my pockets, . Black-  Bill sat on his horse chatting with  me just as though we were the best  friends in the wtifld. He inquired  all about my ranch, the number of  sheep I had, and stated that ere long  he would drop in on me and trusted  that 1 would make him a substantial  present of a few hundred head of  sheep. All told, I believe him to l.e  the coolest, albeit the best mannered villain that ever killed a man in  cold  blood,  "Really,   Black  Bill  is   a sort      of  a modern  Rob'n Hood.  He robs  everyone who crosses his path, always  using  the best of language and -the  most  polished  and  cultured  methods  in doing so.    But even at that he is  always  more  than  willing to divide  his spoils with any poor'man or woman he knows of, and it is said amongst   tlie     bushrangers  that Black  Bill  keeps   more  poor  families  than  the   combined   charity   organizations  of all  Australia."  In discussing the Australian gold-  fields,' Mr. Muggins staled that the  mining men of that city were now  using the latest machinery and that  the quart/, mines gave promise of  being  the richest in  the world.  'the roof and into the room in which  she was sleeping.  question,  cxcii.es surprise and     considerable indignation in official quarters here.    It is pointed out that the  Madrid congress of 1880 fully defined  international   relations   towards   Morocco, and that Germany's calling a  new  congress  would,   it is  claimed,  amount  to further evidence of    Germany's unfriendly course. The authorities here lake note of what they regard as an apparent effort on     the  part of Germany to secura the  co-operation of the United  States in    the  Morocco-.'question, but they,'feel'satisfied   that    tlie  United    States     will  hold  aloft  from   active  participation  in  the controversy.  Earl Percy, under secretary "of. foreign^ affairs,' informed  questioners   in  the House of Commons  today    that  the anglo-French agreement of April  8th,   1904,   was  never   officially communicated'to Germany, nor had any  communications  on the subject passed between Grea.t Britain, ami     Germany'except in reference tothelfed-  ipial decree (dealing with the Egypt  part of the agreement.)   The Sultan  of Morocco, said  Early Percy,     was  not a party to the anglo-French declaration,   which   was  an  independent  arrangement  between   Great  Britain  and France for dealing with their re-,  speethe  interests in Morocco.   Asked  if   Germany's   treaty   with  Morocco  secured    for her special commercial  rights and  privleges, Earl Percy said  I lie    Gcrman-Moroccoan    treaties of  1S!)0 analosrus to the anglo-Moroccan  treaties of IS56.  KING  AND PRESIDENT MEET.  Paris,   April   C���������King  Edward  and  President  T.oubet  reached Paris     at  fi.-IO p.m.    Thc  meeting  between   the  King and the President at Picrrefittc  railroad station  outside of I'ai'isVas  most cordial.  one-half of the domestic loan'���������:.. will j enemy's loss is uncertain, but it is  be allotted to foreigners, whose bids ; estimated at over 200 killed and  exceed  the whole issue.    At       this  J wounded.  DR.   ROSEN'S   APPOINTMENT  ���������+���������  Berlin,  April  0.���������Thc report of the  appointment  of   privy   councillor  Dr.  i Rosen, who until recently was special  NO-MEMORANDUM RECEIVED  London, April 6.���������The British government has hot received from Co a '.t  Wolff-Metternich, (the German Ambassador, or from any other soorce, a  memorandum regarding Morocco  similar to that handed to Secretary  Taft, by. Baron Von Speck-Sternberg  yesterday. Germany's    action  in  singling out the United States for  an official notification of her attitude towards Morocco, has created  some feeling in,official circles, where  no attempt is made to conceal the  leaning' /of Great Britain toward  France in the Morroccan crisis. The.  memorandum of the American government is generally regarded in  London as a bid on the part of Germany for the United States sympathy and support in maintaining the  open door and the status quo.  While thsre is intense interest in  the situation and the Morroccan  question is discussed in all its  phrases ^in diplomatic circles, the  British government is not taking  any part., in it, merely waiting the  next move.  A well informed official of the British government informed the Associated Press today, that France  would continue her policy in Moros-  co, and it is firmly believed that the  next step on the part of France is  likely to develop a climax, and will  bring the situation to a head.  "OPEN DOOR" POLICY.  Washington,. Apiil 6.���������The French  ambassador, M. Jusserand, called i.n  Secretary Taft today to maka inquiry relative to the visit of th3 Ger-  man ambassador yesterday, and i.nc  representations that the latter uiude  relating to Morocco. He was ;nform-  ed that Baron Von Speck-Steniherji'K  note had been forwarded to the President. M. Jusserand assured Sicrc-  tary Taft that thc "open door" was  the policy in Morocco now iind there  were no intentions on thc part of the  French government to alter that policy.  WM  [Turner of Korea, was in the city yes-  ��������� iterday     on his way home to Seoul  M.from London, where he was recently  hconsecrated.        Hc     went to  Korea  (shortly   after   graduating  at   Oxford.  {Me is only 35 years of age.   He sails  UNCHANGED.  Vienna, April 6.���������Emperor Francis  lnc Joseph has returned from Buda Pest.  All his efforts to reach a solution of  the Hungarian cabinet crisis have  been fruitless and tlie situation i.s  practically what il was two months  ago.  (.  'on the Empress of Japan.  TELEGRAM OF SYMPATHY.  Moscow, April 0.���������The last act of  the Congress of Doctors from all  points of Russia which was in pitting yesterday was fo despatch a  telegram  of    sympathy    to     Maxim  from sea to sea. Mr. Sifton said hc  had expressed the opinion before aiid  did so again, that the administration [  of unorganized territories cquld be  constitutionally carried on by thc  provinces, and would thereby relieve  the Federal government of considcia-  ble care.  Speaking of thc transr-continental  railway, Mr. Sifton said that the  question was no longer a political  but a national one, and should be carried to completion with energy and  expedition. Not only would it open  up large areas in Northern Ontario  and Quebec to the farmer, miner and  manufacturer, but it would open up  i in Northern British Columbia terri-  ; tory as large as the old part of On-  envoy  of Germany at  the court     of  CHOICE   MADE   EASY. ) ,.      , .       f . ..       .  . r,  .,  ,.     . . . King Menclek,  of Abyssinia,  as Ger-  "Young man," said the Irish mag- a 3  istrato to a youthful prisoner brought   **'"������ minister in  Morocco  in succcss-  , ! bcrorc  him,   "I   would  advise you   to 'ion to the deceased Karon Von Ment-  makc a full confession if you want to   zingen,   has  been  confirmed.    He     is  get oil' with a light sentence."  "And      if      I don't  confess,   then  what?" asked the young man.  "Oh,   in  that event,"  replied      the  magistrate,   "I   shall   probably  have  to acquit you for want of evidence."  Victoria, B. C, Aaril 6.���������(Special)  ���������Hawthornthwait's  bill   coal  mines  regulation act  amendment  passed its  third     reading  this  afternoon by  a  vote of 20 to 15.  Hall's amendment is  deTeatcJ.   o   TAKEN  TO  LYNCHING.  Constantinople,. April 6.���������The Mus-  selmen of Uskub, province of Macedonia are so exasperated at the government's inaction against marauding bandits that they have taken to  lynching prisoners. Nine Servians  who were taken after a fight sTith  Turkish troops in Uskub province,  were taken to Kumanovo and lynched.  THE. GATE OF EUROPE.  A     MAN OF    NERVE  "Myrtilla," said the old gentleman  sharply, "that young man you had in  the parlor last night is dull of comprehension. All I had to do was to  cough when the other chaps remained  too late and they would take the  somewhere between Berlin and King ' hint and depart. Did this e -ay  Menclek   court,   returning   from      his I anything  when I  coughed last night?  ��������� - nn,.i-���������   ������������������ ,voi���������.������������������.    a   ��������� u *  a t      i tano, and one   exceeding in valuothe  I New  York   Am-il  6 ���������Arrived   Prinz   Gorky, ns follows:    A valiant defen-       .  . .       .        &     ,    c ..   .  ���������> ������iw   luiK,  rtpiu  o.   Aiuiiu, rim/; / . 'mining   ground    of anv part of that  Adelbert, from Naples,  der of the rights of man."  provine'e or any part of Canada.  WANTS TO BE ASSIGNED.  Trenton, N . J., April G��������� George  'August Belling of Bayonne, today  filed a bill in Chancery to compel the  American Tobacco Company, incorporated in 18f0 to assign to him his  slock in that company. The suit involves an attack upon the merger of  the American Tobacco Company and  other  companies.  imperial mission. Dr. Rosen, who  has a deej) scholarly knowledge of  ancient and modern Oriental languages, i.s reported to know more of the  present day Oriental civilizations  than any living German. He is also  personally  sympathetic   to  Orientals,  "Yes," replied the beautiful ('a'.'rh-  ter, "hc said the next time he called  he was going to bring abottleof cough  syrup."���������NewarkNews.   ���������o   ARMY  VS.  NAVY.  The first official  meeting of      the  Buda Pes.th, the Hungarian capital  is one of the handsomest cities in  the. world. Its wide streets, bordered by magnificent buildings, its parks  palaces, theatres and, last but not  least, its 'luxurious cafes which have  no equal, cannot fail to impress thc  visitor  with its wealth  and beauty.  The city is built on volcanic  ground and the internal fires arc still  smouldering. A visit to ������he St. Lucas hoi sulpher baths across tho  Danube at Buda might lead the visitor to think that the infernal regions are not far oft', and indeed a  humorous preacher could make good  use of this when moralizing on the  gay and luxuriant life of the Pesth  half o the consolidated town. Another curiosity of the spot is the  natural      aperient  waters   renowned  throughout the  world,  of which  Ap-  i  j enta is  the leading one.   Apenta ac-  | cumulates in  wells  dug  for  the pur-  ' pose,  and absorbs  from   thc soil  the  and   his  easy   and  complete  acquain- Vmy vs. Navy toov place at Queen's ,salls   ;hat makc il a valuable purga-  tance with the Arahaic tongue  manners is expected to make him  personally the most influencial foreign diplomat in M-oroceo. There is  every indication that Germans designs to hold on tenaciously to her  policy towards Morocco.  and i Club, London,     on Saturday. There . . tive.    To  one returning   from       the  was   a capital  attendance  and      His   | East by   th." Oriental Express,  Buda  Ma'esty honored the fixture with his   pesth' appeal :  like  the   gate of  Ett-  pr-f-ence,  his  initial  visit to  a fopt- ftg -t m, -,v js_ for it was the  hall      match    since    coming to the  throne.     The sailors were defeated  by 2 goals to nil.  y is,  last outpost of the Turks in  march westward.  their THE DAILY lEMER  Published   every day except Sunday  BY        TIIE        DAILY        LKDC1KR  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and Duncans.  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  90 cents  a month;    $5 per year  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  THURSDAY,   APRIL  G,   1905^   '     TREAT BRITANNIA ORE.  V large party olmming and siueli-  mtcre.u-d in     the lanuiu,  Howe Sound and  Yancoum 1s-  ing men  Britannia mines ou  lhe Ciofton sincrtei on  Lurned here la������t night on t.K  two ihiy .*>  land, let  stedinci   Bnlaniiia alter a  ,,,,.,.   winch     included wsits to  Uic  Crolio.i smelter  and also the Iaiuuu  nisi mines.  hl,lu(led m lhe ,������.uly wcic l.o-  Kd������aid Dewclney, and Messi, C. U-  Kobinsoi, and C. II. Dull ol the Bi t-  jn���������u Company, Limited, Messis H  (. ji,ll.m;i-i, oi Sail Lake City, am  .las. Brewi, oi Spokane, the pi mc.pa  owners of the Cioiton smelteu ami  Mr   h\ h). Young, of Urol ton.  Nunc of the members of the part\  would state definitely whether the  tk-uamiia company intended to take  oxer the Crofton smelter, or whelhei  ���������Arrangements had been made, whereby  Lhc Britannia ore would be treated  at, Crofton. According to rumor'tlie  latter arrangement is likely to be  correct. One of the party went so  far as to state that should such an  'arrangement be made there would he  a second Granny mines and smelLc,  on the coast.  The Crofton smelter has heci  closed for some time, having-been op  crated but a short time after its er  L;0M_News:A,tlvertiscr. v y  __J_jzr~~7~���������   '-    '    , lhc Lu^siiii,  icply of tin*  young  lady.  Dr. ."Hacnanuia said lie was nc\ci  moie heawly let down in his life  than hy an annuilfural laborer in  Noitli 'De\on He was uiswciiiig  .some questions at the close of the  jiiccling. One of the questioners was  not in favoi with the audience, and  in?the impression, "silly ass" was (lying about the meeting between his  Mipport.-is and fhe opposition.  "Theie seem to be a. S������0(1 "^"y "s!l"  ly asses ' at this meeting, said Dr  "\IaLnainara. "Let's hear one at a  time'" Immediately one of thc interrupt "rs aio<-e and pointing at him  lemaiked,  "Well, you go on "  When spea'ing at the meetings in  thc chapels Dr Macnamai'a said the  ���������deacon off ei ing piayei nnaiiably re-  feircd to him in ins utterance. On  cue occasion tlie deacon said fcneiit-  iv "Oh, Loid, wc bless thee lor our  thairman. Thou canst, oh Lord,  i ling him, e\en Inm, to the sc'at ol  Ciaco It was said thc old London  .eslries sometimes conducted then  l,usinc*-s m a festne fashion, but they  haully ionic up to tlie proceedings of  .���������ii Irish Hoard, where, accoiding to  cue member, long before the meeting  ...s over the clerk was dunking lhe  ink- and .signing the cheques with  whisky.   ���������o   "DEADLY"   TOOTHBRUSH.  Now   the  toothbrush  has   been   put  ndei- the ban of the medical c.\ports.  A   British, authority .comes  out   with  the statement  that  in   addition      to  ���������arryin-g germs among ils biisfles, it  s  one of the causes of append lei 1 is.  Hie germs  can be killed-by washing  ,-h-j brush -.in' an  antisei)l,ic_soliitioii,  t  is admitted, but it is not so eas.v  -o get rid of appendicitis.  This diead  nt    fashionable,     malady   is  caused,  ays   ihe  British  physician,   by      the  ,i isfilcs      hecoiiwiig    loosened,   being  sv.ollovvcd  and   lodged   in   thc  appen-  ��������� i.-:.   Thtis,far no suggestion has been  naiie public  for a, siihstitule  tor   Ihe  : colhbrtislv.��������� New York Pi ess.  CONCERNING  THE NAVY._  There  is  a good   deal'.of  talk  just  now as to what work protected cruisers of the first     class, with spced*-  ranging from - 10.5 to 22 knots, sucl,  as lhe Powerful, terrible, Diadem Ar  gonaul-,  Blake,      Blenheim,.    Eiiropn  Andromeda-,     N-iobe, etc.,  will -in .Fu  ��������� tu re he aide   "to -.perform in the func:  tions ol'  the ,   British navy.   One set  of critics allot them tlie -duty of .ugh,  ing troopers, which they say will hi  required in     increasing numbers ndv  tiuil a ship's company     is.toremaii  aliroad for two years only, .while th  ships may. remain ' six, eight, ten, oi.  t'veii  Iheir fighting lifetime on a for  cign station, if the dockyards on th.  Naval  bases -abroad  are capable  o:  keeping  them  in : repairi   The; anna  ment of these ships is not formidable  compaied      with     modern  first-clas.  cruisers,     nor is their speed all thah  lie desired.   Still,    with the war settled   m  the  far  cast a*ul  our squadron out     there     reduced to the six.i  warranted by our having an ally  o.i  the spot wilh considerable sea-powei  and no rival squadron of great     ar  mo u red     strength,  wc shall not  bc  surprised   if .the  Admiralty  use two  or. three of this class of ship on thai  station; while  one  or   more  may  i.m  its   way   to   thc   Australian   waters  where they would be welcome if sen  to  replace thc smaller and more oh  solcte craft, and where they could la  .most usefully used in  the opinion c'  "The Man  Behind the  Gun."  Under New Management  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  McKinnell & Woodbank.  Proprietors.  Modern  and     Strictly First  Class.  Coinmeicial Mens'  headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  LADVSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH  STREET.  :���������:���������: best in the City :���������������������������j  TSS in co.  WHOLESALE DRYCOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  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ROBELEE,   Carpenter  ������������������  ������������������  and Joiner,      2nd ave, Lady  ������������������  ��������� ���������  smith,  B.   C.  ������������������  ���������  ���������    ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������  PAINTING,    PAPEk    HANGING  ETC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence iu rear  A  Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E. SMITH, Prop.  CRYSTAL LAUNDRY  Tlie City Market  R. Williamson, Prop.,  1st Ave,       Ladysmith  The Ladysmitli  Opera House  Sat. Sun. Southb'd  and  Wed. Arrive  P. M.     P. M.'-  ...-..=--...   .   3:00-   7:80  .  4.20    5:40  5:00   5:00  5.52    4.00  ,   0.42    3:15  G:55 de 3:01  Overlarids  Daily  2  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at 8 p. m. or 11 p. in..  TICKETS SOLI) TO ALL POINTS  Shortest route to Fcinie, B. C,  and  ALL  KOOTENAY POINTS.  For rates, folders, sleeping car  reservations a"d uii information 'call  on or address  Northbound Southbound Northbound  Lea\e Daily Arm e   Leave  -   A.M."   P. M.  "Victoria      9:0012:06   Victaria  ...;..=--..  .Shawnigan Lake,   10:2010:16 Shawnigan Lahc  Duncans     11:0010:02 Duncan ..."   Ladysmith,   11:57  9:10 Ladysmith    Naiiaimo \   12:40  8:20 Nanaimo,..."...  Ar.  Wellington   12:531> 3:00_JVr Wellington  THROUGH TICKETS  TO  CROFTON.  Via Westhelm. Stage leaves daily except Sundays, connecting wilh North  'and South  bound trains. -Double stage service Wednesdays k,nd Saturdays  c6nnecting  with  morning  and afternoon trains. - Fare from Victoria, Single $2.40.    Return, $3.60.  THROUGH TICKETF  VICTORIA  TO ALBERNI.  Stage leaves Nanaimo Tuesdays  and Fridays on arrival'of tram'from  Victoria.    Fare  from  Victoria,  sing le $5,201    Return $8.65.  Excursion rates in effect to all p oints, good going Saturday ami Sunday,   returning not  later  than Mondday. -   ���������  GEO. L. COURTENAY.     <  / Traffic Manager.  S. G. YERKES  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  K. J. BURNS  75 Government st  Victoria, B.C.  /  Can-be secured for Theatrical purposes, Dancing Parties, or Entertainments generally.  O  NICHOLSON, Prop  ESQUIHALT & NANAIflO  RAILWAY CO.  THE TYEE COPEER CO,, Ltd.  *  9  %  $  i  I  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, dOLD AND,,  SILVER ORES. '  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  STORIES     BY AN M. P.  "Twenty minutes on twenty years"  platform   experience"   was   the   title-  of an     address delivered hy Dr. Ma'  namara , M. P.,     at a conversazicn  of tlie     London district of the Insti  tute of     Journalists      recently.   Dc  iVIacnamara said   that  in  his  opinio'  Scotch audiences were the most'hijri  ly informed     and thc    most critical  South Wales audiences were the most  demonstrative and    the most exubcr  ant;      and      London   audiences   wen  the most     exacting        from the  speaker's  point  of -   view.   A  Louder  audience went     fo a  'meeting to  In  amused;    a Scotch audience to he  in  struct ed  and    to  instruct the princi  pal  speaker    of  thc evening.    lie di-;-  acrreed     with  (he    general view tlur  Scotsmen  are    the  most   troublesome  hecklers.    They were '--'not in it" wit I  a cockney  -mdieiice.   A   Scotsmini  put  a  question      wilh  a  view  to eliciting  some point  ol'    information which  tin  spea' er    had      omitted.,     and   if  the  ,spe:u.i-r     wen-  Ihe best  informed  man  at   lhe    ini'i-fin'j;,    ;is he should be, he  hail   no     liifliriilrY  in    satisfying the  rni.-L-J-ion.    Uu(      ihe    Cockney hecklei  : i oceeded   mi   \:r.-  dili'crcnt  lines. He  i ��������� ii, an  inipish noil sc-  'iiuil.iencc :ilways  <������������������������������������  ���������������������������'-    to ;.-;o one l.el 11  failed  lo male tl  then    he  w- s   ���������  v ��������� "Id cul   in  . ;;: l.'.ii-. n ud  ������������������i-i i ed   i lie .-"  II     | lie       SI!,;,'  ':>. '��������� h     I-i!.- r"  .' '���������   ; l.''Sii'.:l Ii,  in   I'-     i-  I  :���������!-,,    !   hi  '  i>   (.- e  , .-'t.-lress  J ondon  ���������   ���������������������������'  ted  a.  occ;*  lis    addr ��������� s  '��������� "  budget cf .-'ii c-  ���������::o-i, he s-p;\  le  ;)  coin ersa/ii-- e oi  a  Ti ,'i'-lu rs'   Asso ia t ion  ;;iid   en      his ai'ri"ii.l,     ti< t   :i-ore hi(e  usual he  found   (he doorway  '������������������ hrung.'-d  with     people,   .'fie-1   in    front- of him  was a young     lii-'v  leaning   ipon   (he  arm of   a'fine     ���������\-e,-:i;j;  fellow, nnd he  eouldnol      help o'.-erliearing their eon-  versal-i' n as   Ik- nesherl his *.vav int"  (lie      niC'l-ins-.    "Who's        p-nuig     t"  sneak?" ns^ed     (he ymini*- la.dv.  "Oh,  replied   (he  voung  mini,   "i.l.'s iN'aen.-*-  School  Hoard."   "Let's     go back to  -one   of the     c'larlc class rooms," was  '-,-'  HUMOR  IN  THE   I'ULPIT.  i'reach'iiig at    a "service foi men at  ..-!���������;  Kiitherine's X'lhurch,-the  \le\.  Eu-  ��������� face Ber vis; chaplain  at  Lewes  pi i-  ;cn,- h-egari     by speciilatino   whether  u,y cf his -'hearers had been in piison  /i-t, :ih������]';:' added that, /   so far as lie  ���������o-ild ..see there     were not many     It  yas, he said, all'very well  to smile,  -mt, one never'   knew one's luck     All  o;:ts and     conditions of men passed  through: his-.-. hands - - in prison e\ ery  -car.   'Ihey,,     included,'    clei^yrnen���������  laughter)���������, churchwardens���������in     I'a.cl,  :everalehui;chwardcns lately, a whole  .landing'ful.l; of .-.fan'iily solicitors, and  it ������ts of pcdple who tailed  ihamscjves  nosii ri-cspcctahlc. ..(Laughler.   )    One  ;<f the; things  .which     strm-K him as  Host remarkable about people m pu-  ion  was      the al.solutc     lack, nl   any  ���������icnsc of      repentance or  shame.  Alcii  n ere. sometimes     ashamed  of having  1 'Cir heads     cropped, 01  the hideous  hal:i dress, of being locked up oi  oi-  'ered about,  but  were raiclv asham-  :*d of doing wrong.   They were gemr  .Uly only ashamed of. being found out.  Leave orders with  BLAIR  &.  ADAM.  All work first-class at THE CIIRY  .-5TAL,  VICTORIA.  A      GIRL'S-    NATCiR'e.  Much of the girl's nature is betrayed by the-little act of brushing  i speck off a man's coat. U she picks  o.'V the thread or imaginary bit of  int very carefully between the thumb  md forefinger it is an indisputable  ra-.:t that she is a, woman ot a\erv  'irac'tical and executive cha^aclei.  On the .other hand if a, iirl should  '���������irush (he coat lapel of hcr r.ancevc-  ������������������y softly and tenderly with the sec  ond and third finger of l.ci hand in  V r endeavor to remove an imisiblc  ���������cc!c'it is a sure sign ih?t she is  "ore sentimental - than practical,  ''"he man who marries her ^.lll h\e m  x continual atmosphere of romance  md bad  ho.'isckeeving.  There is still another *ype of girl  ���������v'no will brush thc speck olf a man's  oat with a broad sweep-of tl),e hand  n v/hich all the fingers and thumb  -lay a part. She is in all probability an athletic girl who excels at ten-  j's,   golf,   or  the  linls  and   who   will  ro c a high spirited, strong minded  -.vonian  after  marriage.  'I lien, again, the girl who puts a  'in'.or in a man's co;\t"with hei hand  eld .i;i' nti'y upturned irom tiie wrist  and  the   Cower held  in  (he  lips  oilier  ngeis is si-re io lie somelking of a  ���������ojiietle,      while the maid   who  cives  ou only the tips of her fin:���������,".��������� rs when  she greets you in Ihe drawing room  orpuhlic street is proliahly an ambitious girl. ...|   o   IT 'MAY COM.1-:.  \(el'luh������������������������������������!   see that  Dedbete has  reigned      Irom   the     Grandsons of the  '���������evolution.    He     had a good  deal of  i rouble gel ting in,  too.  Sloolli���������Then why did he resign'!  Was hi'  disappointed   in  the order?  McKlub--In a way,     yes.    lie joined  inder   Hie      impression   (hat  menvher-  hip made one eligible for a pension.  ���������Pitlsburg   I'ost.  ���������, r>~ ���������  HOTiiu  DOMINION  ci n ;>' ���������  ��������� Hlu I   !j I 2 *  i>ebn   ui ������.ii t-t-^ui'ifhi   landit ������8 anr.  iuilw- y on; ot,-.     lili-eine cur   ivtiyliv  ui;nutea  tn . i para ol   the  city.    Bri  Hud tab'-  ii'i- >c������*ll*������l.  K. liAYNICS. Froprct.ir,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, O.  JTFL  LADYSMITH  ,* Finest  PUITIN0 ON  NEW PAPER  is the mest effective and most economical  method   of   impro\ing       and  oiightening  up  the  interior appearance of your dwelling.  From  the  many  beautiful  patterns  ���������many or them exclusive���������in our new-  line,   we aie certain  you  can select  exactly the right paper to suit your  taste  and  purse.    Let us  show  you  our handsome array of styles.  g'HARRY KAY  LADYSMITH  AERIE     NO. 686,  F.  O. E.     :���������:        :���������:        :���������:        :���������j  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  drd  Tuesday  at  7.30  p.m.   Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmer; .   Worthy  Secretary,  C- H.  Rummings.  RATES���������$1.00      per     day  Wines,  Liquors  and  Cigars.  First  Avenue,  Ladysmith,  B-  C  D. CI WHITE.  ���������\  HILBERT  Daily, except Sunday, between Nanaimo and Vancouver, leaving Nanaimo ui 7 a.m., and Vancouver ���������*after  arrival of     C.P.R. train No. 1 or 1  p.m.  For information regarding ireight  and passenger rates apply to purser  on board.  GEORGE  t. COURTNEY,  Traffic Manager, Victoria, B. C.  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making lo  order   a  speciality.  THOflAS  MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  <*!*���������������!:  HLIWS NbRSfRXS  NEW CROP���������  EomsGrown k.   Isapn-rted  GARDEN,    FIELD      and  FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.     Eastern  prices  or less.     Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  tbe  Dealers in  Pianos and  Organs .. .  dysmilh, B. C.  ���������",-7"-���������***=  'mum  WriF.RE  one  All my  WAS THE     MON-EY.  Two vom.g    ladies on  a dov/n-town  -ar one day    were seen  to be considerably disturbed.  "fan  you  pay  lhe fare,  dear',  was     heard     to     whisper.  nionfv is   in  my--**"  '������������������Mine, ton," replied the other dam-  <*pl, in a  scared voice.  Had not one. giN's brother boarded  the ear al that moment there might-  have heen emharrasing .complications.  ���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  I Xst..  ���������:������������������       ���������'���������������������������^.'BlS^W'^l  ..:%������������������'.:��������� -i'-^il'Mh^w^i  < <* "f ���������i'll.'h- v\     ���������rnll   h\        \t  ������ <iiiiiil<iim\\i\\ \-r-'.~; I  Dont be alarmed. You can get  all the EHPIRE CIGARS you  want.    For Sale Everywhere.  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates Sts.,  Cor.   Government  Victoria, B. C-  )  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains   Daily  3  t- -  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  Bmeral Manager.     TKOS.. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager.  t  $  ���������i  I  %  %  4  %  W. SILER.  GLJflLJiAL EXPRESS AND  DEUVERY  WORK PROMPTLY Df ���������- "  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  GEORGE YUEN  Merchant  Tailor  All kinds of clothing cleaned and  ��������� epaired.  RATES $2.00 PER DAY  S AM PMi ROOMS  JJA'R SUPl'WED WITlIBB T  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  j       i ivcdv   nr.ADnirvtin Aivin       . ������  X'  X"  X  IPHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHMSOfcJ  X  X-  X  ��������� '  X  X  ������  *  LADYSMITH Jf  X9X^4-m^mm'4i^9X������X^-������������fmX9 *--. *.~*:--������ftmX9%������-*A9,-T-*xim  The  only  line now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections  at ST. PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST  TIME.  BETWEEN-  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete  information  ask your  local agent or write,  F. W, PARKER  General   Agent,  151  Yesler Wny,  Seattle.  One of which is tlie famous "North  Coast Limited,'' Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  slcepcis on all trains. Through tickets issued to all paints East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and  berths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rates from all points'  East! from Ma-rcft 1st to Ma.'y -15tli.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Ycry low rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved  by' wire.  For  further  particulars call  at   the  oiii  or phone No.  'lfifj.  A.  IT CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., General  Ap;ent  Portland,  Ore. Victoria,   B.C  THEJ0N.ES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Goocr Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, - - - LADVSMITH  . ,. yuinian  DENTIST  Stevens Block,  Lady.smith, B.C.  Dentistry  in  all   its   Brunches;  every  new appliance.  WAI. MUWS1E, President J.  W.   COBURN, Man.   Director  Telep"nont;46.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a  Specialty.  ��������� Manufacturer.-)     of���������  Rou h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber  ln    Stock.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8700.000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under     3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10. .....    6 cents  "    $10       " " $30......  10 cents  "    $30       " " $50......  U- cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C  v.. da of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- points 'V..the United States.  NEGOTIAIILE  AT A FIXBP RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC     LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of rcniittin   .-��������� nail sums of money  with safety and at small   n.at.  LADvf *"JTH BRANCH - W.  A.  CORNWALL.   Manager.  '*ii  n  4  si  EUROPE HOTEL  J. GIACHERO, Prop.  Newly    furnished,    everything   the  best, finely stocked bar.      Transient  rate, $1.00 per day.    Monthly   rate,  $23.00.  First Avenue . . . Ladysmitli, B. C.  Ladysmith   Temple  No.  5   Rathbone  (Sisters  meets,  in  tiie Oddfellow's hall  The Kings Hotel is the only place I  .... ���������   j.������������������^i7������   2n<!  and  4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  in  Ladysmith    that has on  draught   ,���������..���������.,���������,, '     ���������  John Lahatfs  India Pala Ale.   Call   Mrs-  Kate  rate. secretary,  around and sample it. ...._.  m.  Best accommodation for transient  and permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar is up-to-  date. Rates $1.80 a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������: :���������: :���������-: :���������: Ladysmith  LADVSMITH  BAK������RY  HOP LEE & CO.  .   ON THE ESPLANADE.      :       j|  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED  AND FRESH.  BREAD FIVE CENTS PER LOAF  Confectionary of all kinds.   /  - j  Orderi taken for Pastries to be de- ;  livered at auy_ time. j  Employment Agency. <i  DAY  SCHOOL.  Usual   subjects   taught;   also      languages,   drawing  in   pencil   and cray-/j  ons,  paint ng  in  oils  and  water col-;.  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv- '���������  en in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B.-C..' ,j(j THE DAILY LEDGER  ROM-VNCE OF THE SEA. [and thc N*w-T-> excepting the Yukon j J^e������*������**************������������������������fe**������-*****<t****A*A***������  An   interesting'romance of the sea j'-'errilory-A free miner   may   obtain1*  culminated     at St.     Paul's   church, ,onlj' Uv0 leases of five miles each for  Knigfatshridge,     when     Admiral  Sir .* ter,m of,twenlf J^l. renewable itt  ,,���������.,, the discretion of the Minister  of the  John Baird , K. C   IL. who is in his |THtef-or-  pin AND  /  >���������;���������>;  *yA:\>\  W, P, JAYNES  r.  HAGGAN  WHITTOME  73rd year, was married to Miss Constance Clarke, until recently a probationer     on     the nursing rraff at St.  Bartholomew's  hospital.    The admiral has had a distinguished career. A  Crimean   veteran, he commanded, the  Channel Squadron from J 888 t0 1890  and retired     from     the   navy seven  yeais a terl   His bride belangs to an  old Summersetshire family, her father  bcui!*; tiie late Edward Clarke,       of  Avi.sha.ys, Chard.   It 'was on the sunlit waters of the mediterranean that  the couple met a few years ago, Miss  , ChuKe, ������who has    done   much travcl-  ' ling aMroi.iJ \ as on a yachting cruise  j with some:    friends.   A warm friendship sprang up     between herself and  thc admiral,     until gradually it rip-  j died into love.,   'ihe service was ful-  I ly choral,  while the church was dec-  ' orated with towering palms and arum  j lilies.   A     number of nurses associated with the     bride at St. Baitholo-  mew's hospital were     present. After  tlie ceremony a reception was held at  thc Hans-Crescent     Hotel, and later  in the day Admiral Sir John and Lady    Bajrd     left     for Brighton.   The  presents     numbered    over    4f,0.   The  gdniiral    gave his     bride a ruby and  diamond     ring and a    pearl and dia  mond collarette.'  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION  LANDS IN MANITOBA  THE NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES     AND    THE' YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall bc collected on.the gioss output.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free* m^ei's' certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advancc-  ,$7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company.according to capital.  A  free     miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  dame with two legal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  the line of..the' lode,or vein. -  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office,, one  additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the- locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may he granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to  locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 2i per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer    Mining���������Manitoba and  the  N.W.T.. excepting the   Yukon  Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  fibewan River claims are either bar  or bench,  the former  being 100    feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The  latter  includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or hank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of the river  below low water mark, and  subject  to the, rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or bench claims; except on  the Saskatchewan River, where the  lessee' may drcgde to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The lessee shall  have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of  the lease for each five -miles,  but where a person  or company   has  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10     per  annum for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2& per   cent,  collected  on. the output after it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each, may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The lessec-s right is confined to tho  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  lstday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from thc  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and "hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  ength, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims are marked by_ two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra clay allowed for each  additional ten, miles or fraction.  The person or company staking a  claim must hald a free miner's ossificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the but  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary claims only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at tjje rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped from     the  v'ukon Territory to he paid to     the  Comptroller.  '  No free miner shall receive a,grant  of more than one mining claim     on  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same. miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice and paying a fee.  Work must be done on a claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must be ivStsiined each year;     if  not, the claim si.All be deemed to   be  abandoned,  and * open  to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may   be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices  in   the  Yukon official Gazette.  Petroleum���������All unappropriated Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory, are open to ��������� prospects  ing for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on  the  land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  tlie length of width shall riot exceet  thrse times the breadth. --  Should the prospector discover oil  in paying quantities, and satisfactorily establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding G40 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre and  thc remainder of the tract reserved  namely, 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A. SMART.  Deputy  Minister of  thc  Interior.  Department  of the Interior,  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO,  B. C.  rlanufacturers oi the___-~mmmmmmmmm  In British Columbia  ****-l 4*************+! I  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed Brewed  from t'lejBest Canadian Malt rnn hops.  j* TEN DOLLARS REWARD.  ^ The Union Brewing Company will pay $i0 reward for information  jfr which will'lead to*the arrest and, conviction      any person or persons  X destroying Union Brewing Company's kegs or bottles, or failing to re-  ������ turn the same.  **������***������^#*������**i>-**^*^**������***^������*^v**v*:;*vl?***������^<P^'*  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made! to'order [andl Repaired at short notica.     Drill Sharpened   y  ns  alwaysgives satisfaction."   Picks handled and repaired.  Stiipsmittiing  in. all ita  Branches  Horseshoers and General Blacksmiths.  David Murray  Buller Street  -   -   -   - lvady������mitri, b   C  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT FOR THE BEST MEATS  IN THE MARKETS.  WE ARE NOW BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF  THE  ROCKIES. YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM'US.  PANNELL   &   PLASKETT  'i  GATACRE STREET,/  STFVENS BLOCK/  LADYSniTH. B  \x LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO.  :+%,;���������  PIANOS, ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD   FURNITURE   MOVED  PROMPTLY AND SAFELY  Stables in rear of ladysmith Hotel.  Xeave orders at the Abbottslord.  WILLIAMS   AND  WASKETT  ���������������<������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������J  A WORD  to  CARPE'T BUYERS  Our Spring Stock is now Complete.  "GREATEST - THAT HAS BEEN"  QUALITY IS FIRST WITH US.  It is economy to buy reputable  goods even though you pay a trifle  more.  AXMINSTERS  "Empire" quality, $1.65 yd. "Imperial" quality, $1.20 yd.  BRUSSELS  "Popular"    $1.15 yd. "Superior" $1.55 yd.  ��������� Samples by mail.   Mention c olor ��������� tones-.-.  38  VICTORIA.B.C.  X9X9X������X9X*X4)XtX������X������X9X9 *���������*���������&���������;*���������*���������*���������*���������***���������*���������*���������  ��������� X  I Delivered in Any Part of th City f  EveryAfternoon  x  X  X  X  X  ���������  X  m  X  ���������  X  m  X  ���������  X  The Daily  x  X  9  X  9  X  9  X  9  X  X  9  X  9  X  50  Cents  iper   /Vlonth 5  9X9X9X9X9X*X9X9X9X������X������X9X9X*Xom9Ws9X9X9X9X9XrM  To  &&&$ES&&BS2&&SBESa8SmmESmSS*%,  Make Hard Times   Good  and Good Times   Better  Buy Your Meats From  H. & W. MEATMARKET  NEXT DOOR TO THOMSON'S HAR DWWARE STORE.  WE CAN SATISFY YOU  i  M. ft SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  Money   to  Loan  1st Avenue   -    -      -   LADYSMIT  H.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING of all  kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on Gataure    at. 1   '* t  J/1  s   I  )      W)  LOCAL ITEMS  Principal    Huggaid,     of the Ladysmith schools,     is seriously ill    31 r  McDonald    is    at     piesent acting as  Principal,  as well as     looking aitei  his own department.  This time Mine Host of the Ab-  holsford, A. J. McMurtrie, did get  home fish, and the boarders will all  testify 10 it, a splendid''basl-ct of  steel heads from the Cowichan river.  The bonds for J. B. Smith were  yesterday very easily obtained, Aid.  I). Nicholson and City Clerk Stewart giviii������ the $K0.!)-- required and.,)'.-  10. Sinilh in his own recognisance for  *800. .  Mr. Sutton, the E. & N. mineralogist, has been spending a day or two  iiiLadysmilh looking after the new  process of washing : at the coal bunkers. .Mr. Sutton says the system is  working \er.v successfully.  ���������V  r,-_'������������  (lan-  ii iiii-aiiV  The iiiifortunatc miner, Mr. Inyliaii  who was so badly injured by a fall ol  ena I in'e weeks ago is still in u vei\  serious condition.., He .is completely  pai'aly/ed from the shoulders down.  His nnl'oriiihate condition excites Aery sincere .sympathy among the  friends and    neighbors  of the faiuilv.  !Wr.   V.  Matheson, '���������first  officer     or  the  SS.  Wellington,  was  married re-  cenliy  to a Sm)  Francisco'lady. Mr  jUaflieson  brought,  his  bride"home or  the ship yesterday.   ''".'���������'���������  April magazines     now  Knight's Hook; Store.   -7 -O��������� '���������   on sale "al  W���������-M-  As  -*-' ���������  J-  A  thc,  six  dies  SPORTS  yt/       \i./  *"     Hy     vty     -tf  ~?K    7K    /���������*���������    '���������*���������  hockey match will bc played oi,  hunker grounds this'1 evening at.  o clock between a mini hcr of ia  and acntlciiien of  this city.'  ARb:   THEY  AFRAID?  Thc  local 'footballers  have  at  pre  sent received no reply to  their dial  h'nijo  to  the Garrison.       They'   au  keenly disappointed, as they had hoped for an opportunity to show     tin  soldiers,   in  a match  referecd  fairly,  by a capable   man,     what the Ladysmith players-arc .really made of. As  things stand at present the Garrison  is able to say that her men obtained  \ictory    over Ladysmith,   and   they  arc evidently not sufliciently  sports  manlike to risk losing thc reputation  as champions of tuic Island (no matter  by what means thcy_ obtained it)  Incoming forward  and  playing a clean,  manly game with the boys of     thh-  city.   Unless a letter of acceptance oi  lhc challenge comes  up from "Victoria soon,   the Ladysmith  people 'will  be justified  in concluding that,    the  Garrison    men sillier  from that old  lime complaint "cold feet."  MRS.  OLEASON'S  CONCERT.  The Colonist    has the following a;.-  "prcciative notice of the concert given  by Mrs. Gleason in Victoria:  ���������'"A  full house     greeted Mrs.  Glea  sou last   night     in the Y. M. C. A.  rooms,at her     Irish     recital.   It  is  .quite needless     to-  say that a jolly  time was spent,     for it was in Irish  dialect that Mrs. Gleason was at hcr  best, j At some     of her   sketches the  ' audience laughed until they cried, and  ���������then laughed again.    She was     p.bly  supported by Mr. Larrigan, who gave  a number of     Irish selections on  the  piccola and violin, of     whkh instruments he is a master.   The entertainment was a success from every point  of view."  Mrs.Gleason and company will give  an entertainment in     thc  Ladysmith  Opera House on April 8th.   -o   NO NEED TO BRAG.  "Sir," began a creditor who met  one of his victims in the street, "I  S2iit you a bill in January."  "Yes,  sir."  "And   again   in   April."  "Yes,   sir."  "And   again   in   Juiy.   "  "Yes,  sir."  "And I presume you received one  the  other  day'.'-'  "I  did, sir."  ".Well, sir; well, sir?" fluslere-d  the creditor.  "Weli. \ on needn't feel so slin-k  up ovc- il," replied the other as he  lighliil   a cigar.   "Then.'   are  firms   in  lhe Wellington  was  in  port     last  ceiling,    and  look  on  J00  tons      oi  ���������bunker   coal,   leaving   afterwards   for  Nanaimo     to load dross.    It seems-  lhat tlie dross in Na'iai'uo is  ger-   from     lire, .and', Uie  wish to remove it as spcdily as possible, ..' . - -  ���������    '  : '  ���������     ���������     ���������  A. Victoria report hays:' Sceial,  colliers passed 'in yesterday. 'i'hc.  n'eilingtqn passed up from; San .b'niii-  ds-o- Lo Ladysmith- to- l.;.ul ' tlal lor-  a return voyage, and the iVutcor end  i'hireka passed up to Seattle. jNews  .vas brought by 1?h������ ctilli.ers of the  narrow, escape from death of ihp  .nafe of the collier Titania". on hcr,  oiiuthbot'ind trip from Ladysmith to  ���������'an. Francisco.  '        '"  A.   Christenson,  third   mate  of the  ���������:uliier Titania,  was .swept oserhoard  mo   a storm-lashed   sea,   where       it  eei'ned     no human  being co'dil   live,  uid was rescued after he had  hat tied  vith   the   waves   for   fifteen   minutes,  die, Titania arrived  at San. Franois-  o from  Ladysmith',  bringing- the res-  .11 cd oIKcer and the story of his won-  'eri'til  escape from' drowning.    Heavy  en-:     were encountered" on   the  trip  own the coast and  the steamer was  onstantly  under   water.     On March  ��������� 1,  when  oli   Cape  Blanco,   a   heavy  rem comber curled over -the forecas-  le'heaik   Jt broke on the deck     and  ���������.'Chi; sweeping aft"..   The.,;thir'd'.'"officer,  as-caught  in'the :   maelstrom,   and  tried  over the side.    He clisappcar-  d. -from, sight of his -comrades aiid it  as thought that he was-lost... Ah'in-..  '���������:,ant. later his  head   api'eared: abo.ve  'if- 'waves, and   though  a  heavy  sea  as ���������running .the starboard -liotit was  ���������wered  and went to  the.    rescue of  lie mate.    Being a strong- swimmer,  hiislci.soh  managed   lo  keep afloat  ���������'til  the boat reached him. Tie   .was  ft cen  minutes in  the water and was  ���������imp'e'.ely' exhausted   when   rescued.  EXHIBITION  CANCELLED  .     -".      WILL  MUY. ARMS./.  Constantinople,   April   C���������A'li'    im-  rial  irade, ,   just  issued,  sanctions  ���������*.e' issuing of a loan ��������� in Germany to  iv for  war material.    Tt  isiindcr-  fcoc'id  that immediate orders  will   he'  ��������� i.vy n  to;'the . Kir.'PP, ���������'Company for -82  alt erics of field guns and three bal-  'erics  of fifteen centimetre.- howitzers  ti'an     approximate ejest  of $7v"500,-  ���������i':0.   Air irade, similarly~"for a French  ian,is soon to be issued.  ',.   '���������     ," '' : -O���������;       ���������'���������--,.'  - AS   HE  REMEMBERED IT. li  .'.Judge������������������Brady had a colored man' be-  '')i'e   him  in the ' police, court,   and he  s'u-d   him  when. lie had   been  arrest*  d  before.     The fellow scratched  his  ���������ead,  thought a    moment and .  then  ���������i.iu:  "Ah. think ii, Was about a year  igo,  jedgc." '  "What   was  the charge?"  asked the  OLI! t. *  iter   thinking a while   the  prison-  and   said:    "Ah'ni   not  hut    Ah   t'inlc it was  yer honor."   a"  Evening  W'i.s-  Af  r   looked   up  '(iiite     shush  'rec  dollahs,  At a meeting ot the Agricultural  society diieUuis held last e\ening m  Aauaimo, .i letter was leau from Mc.  w, B. Keary, manager oi the Domiii-  lon���������'. hlxiiiijitioii io Lc held at New  Westminster- asking if the Nanaimo  societies intended holding- an e.\hi-  tioit of their own this year, or follow the course adopted by the major-  ityof the provincial societies and ior-  go their show, iii- favor of the National Exhibition'at New Westminster.  The matter was thoroughly discussed by those present, and Messrs.-  JJai.idrith and Nipp, of the British  Columbia Fruit Growers Association  were invited to express themselves on  1110" question. They both took a  strong stand hi favor of all local societies lending their energies to making-the big Central Inhibition a success. They said it would Le far better for -Nanaimo and district to have  a splendid representation of her products and industries there than to  have even a first-class local show, as  their exhibit in New Westminster  would he seen, this year by thousands  ail over Canada and the United  States, who . would never come to a  local show.  The members of the society generally took this view and it was decided to" cancel the local exhibition this  \ear and work together with the  Parmers' institute to put up a fiisi-  cljis's exhibit- at New Westminster.  'I he,opinion was expressed that contribution's for''the purpose would be  just" as liberal as for the local show.  Secretary Planta will therefore write  to Mr. Meary informing him of this  decision and asking him for full particulars, as to amount or space available for- Nanaimo and how exhibits  should be placed, and other particulars.   ..  The   meeting   then   adjourned   .-*ub  jc-cl to call of the secretary.  The largest t6w  ell on this earth  for  25cco.'5 .  JOll  A little smaller  but a very serviceable size.  20 cents  BRYSDfiLE-STEVEiiSOH  Go.    Lady;  When the  ( orinthians visited  G  gow  He was discharged  cousin.  . TRUST ..ALL 'IN   THE   KAMILY.  "Owing to a railroad smash-up I  got-left ina little Nebraska town  one night a year ago," said the drum  iiier, "and the way I came in contact  with a-trust, made my hair stand up.  It was a wretched town and a still  worse hotel. My room was small and  fhe bed was as hard as aboard. I  got up feeling mean, after a miserable breakfast, aiid I was leady to  boil over. .Theboiling came when the  -landlord presented uie with a bill for  four dollars. ,'  " 'Is 'this, correct?' I as', cd as 1  looked at ttlie figures. - ,  '.'"'Entirely so.'^.he  replied.  " 'T.hen     you   are a blamed       old  highway robber!"  ���������     . *i  "'lhe landlord had   three sons    and  when they began to mix in I tinned  on them anil gave 'em some red-hot  talk. When'I stopped for breath thc  old man, who turned out to bc a justice of Uic peace, sat down in a chair  and calmly announced:  " 'Hear ye! Hear ye! I now declare this court duly opened. James,  have yo,T any bi'siness?'  " 'I have,' replied his eldest son,  who announced to me that he was a  constable and  that  I was  under    ar-  SARDELLES  One-quarter  pound   tins.. ..   ;.-.;.:".. 15 cts.  One-half pound  tins     2o cts.  These ,arc   sniaM   Scandinavian  fish,  very  lightly  smoked,  and  put up iu    their   own oil.  They  are  tastier   than  the  best  quality   of  Sardines.  i11v.11   wli'i   s<*M.'l   mi'   bills   every  1   in   I l.e   vein .   and   they   never  thb  11101  Rl<-  i!    :::.������������������!-.   I d  (io.-.d   morniiu  nie in  tin.  !���������'���������  I   and  hrag about  ���������;   -. :ch   egotisiii, sir.  sen r-  f.'F-  relli*  I lac'  (ivcrcd  '.Vi'M'C.  W. T. HED.DLE   CO.  s-  during their tour at Dhristmas,  they had to acknowledge dcie.it l,y  lhe Queen's Park eleven. Thc famous  amateur teams of Scotland .md Eng-  (ii Saturday, when the Corinthians  land had a return match at Ley ton  won  by 2 goal; 10 c ne.  VA ME','���������',   !>.V: il.WAY.  The     fam ins      ���������'.usti i'Jii    novelist,  Mine.   M'ary   Von   I-y.-.m-r-iOselienhach,  possesses one of tlu*  finest collections  of watches. Sonic    of  the time  pieces      aie ov(*-i     200    'years   ' old, <u.  and many  of  them aie set-in   ������, diamonds.    The collection is said to  'ue  woith  ovei   1.50,000. ���������       '-. ���������' .  "  King Alfonso has becn only recently informed that the, pensions" , of  many of the retired olliccrs .vno  jouglit in Cuba and 111 the Philippines during the American war nave  not yet been paid. The.king has-iow  is-wed ordeis that this matter he attended   to  forthwith.  Sir Frederick Treves, who performed thc operation for appendicitis upon King Edward's niece, Princess  Victoria, may bc termed a specialist  in iipuendicisis, having a record of  ovei 1,000 consecutive operations in  which he had recourse to* ChV knife,  without  a single, death.        "���������    ; r.     -  Kang Yu Wei,, formerjy secretary  lo the .Emperor of China, but now a.  icfugee Irom the wrath of the. .impress Dowager, has arrived in Oregon, where he hopsc to find relief  from bronchilis, from which he is  suffering. Nearly 77 years ago he  took a leading part in reform move-,  incuts in China.  The island of Ceylon is one of the  largest graphite mining countries in'  the world. Large graphite deposits  are also being exploited in Siberia,  chiefly in the neighborhood of Irkutsk, on Lake Baikal.   :o:���������-    ���������,_*-���������>:.;���������.  The United States is''thci'larges,t  Consumer of tin'in the world, :-hut  derives its supplies" from tlie" Straits  Settlements, from Banka and other  eastern sources. Only a few hundred  pounds of tin are mined in the Un-  iied Slates.  The ink plant of.'New Granrr'a is .%  curiosity.    The juice of it can be used  as  ink  without any  prepaiation.  At  first lhe writing is red, but after  a few hours it  changes to black.  The German Astronomical society  offers a prize of 1,000 marks for thc  most exact calculation of the - e\'t  appearance of- Ifallcy.'s comet, -j/l ..<���������  paper may he writ}'en in English,'anjl  need not be presented until the. eaM  of the vear 1908.  Season's  We are constantly receiving large  consignments of fruit  Navoi Or������.sige3  Bananas  ...Lemons      .....,������������������  Fresh Ranch Eggs ':' \  Cowlc  a 1 Creames. y Btitter. ;    /  Salt Spring Island Creamery Butter  We endeavor to please our customers and we guarantee the quality of  our groceries.  SIMON LEISER & GO Ltd.  &ATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  f-*^.*3M^^J^rl������g?rf;??saaR rssao  ~T X*CQf-,f*UG*'*l  w  ������  ftlerchaiit Tailor,  (li.1 Avenue)     ' J  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice. _  The Farmer's  Meat Market  ./  Qeo. Roberts,  Prop  Oiann  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW    SPRING   AND   SU.MAIKR GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Charles Drnn, of the above. linn, visits Ladysmith.every Sunday for^he  purpose of taking measurements .and     seeing customers    personally.    Miy  be seen at  thc Hotels.     We guarantee all stock and  a perfect fit at    the  lowest possible rates.    Shirts from    $15.00 up.   Pants  from $4.00 up.  All  Hand-made.       '&''��������� ,., -: a';'������������������.'  ttriUiama' Block  Particular Grocers..  Telephone 1  .M is  <:llllfl!IIS(    who  OX   APRIL  8TII.  Gleason,  lhe tal.-nt d clo-  usi.ally  l-.ecps 11 :��������� r audience convulsed   with   laughter, while  Mr.     Larrisau     never  wilh   his   piccola   and  have a u;ood time.  ;in.  fI OH!  Tic'-cts ililc. .'ific  rest. lie then made a charge against  mc, one of Lhe other brothers testified as to my language, and his Honor  lined inc. .fI0. As (.lie third brother  hadn't taken any part, 1 turned lo  him  and  sarcastically  asked:  " 'Where do you come in?'  " 'Mo?* hc replied. 'Oh, I'm the  town marshal, and as you are evidently a-desperate character, I'shall  lock you up fnr a couple of days and  then  run you  out of  town.'  "ft was a nice little family trust,  cliarin i.vofi see," smiled thc drummer "and  T couldn't heat'it. 1 was locked up  foi forty-eight hours, but 1 had to  pay (he hole! hill and fhe fine, and  when I was set a,t liberty and got  my mouth open to say something else  the jailor laid n hand on my arm and  whispered:  " Ton'I  i'n it.   T am the old man's  Some good Residences For Sale  Call and get particulars.  Agency of the Esquimalt  6; Nanaim������ Ry. Go's  fails   to  violin.  Come  City Property  JOHN STEWART P. O. Box 268  FIRE,   LIFE  AND   ACCIDENT   INSURANCE.  CONVEYANCING  i  IESSSJScSe  _.���������._.. ������������������.^/���������������^   Patterson's Waters  We have the following in 2-lb tins:,  GRAHAM,  SALT,  CAALBXilDGE.     '  OATMWAL-  35c, Per tin, IMice and F-resh  BLK1R& HDHM  CARLISLE .    BLOCK  i������ja������e335^^r-sjii^*fe2iaf-  UEADACHES.  the     result of ev  ijj>    Exaniinalions  yUof ihaii'.c.  straining, cured  and sight  tests  tree  AT  WB.FORCIMflER'S  __\_��������� , '" WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, .OPTIC.'A'N .'^  WFirst Avenue,    X   X   X     Ladysmith,   Ii. C. ^  \jSS-<.er-e*-mr-mf.m9.mf.tm'.mr.m*.m*.^.m*.    m*.tm-.m*t^.0~.,*r.^.*<-.**>. re. jJ_L  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  pawaBgiBittgiHBgaKSEi;*:  an  d 25('. II  ^75S^2SSS^S������S353SsT5SS*SM5-BE  l LB  Kschaflot?,   Calib i^e and Tomato plants.  Orders  Fruit trees.  aken for   Roses, Ornamental   and  1  At Morrison's, Ladysmith* Bo C,  28S2H8S;  son in-law,   and   if   you  kick   against  my jail  he'll     make your next stop  days,' '.-���������Detroit Free Press.  my  jail  "I wen ly  J. MORGAN SMITH.  Cincinnali, Ohio, April 'I.���������-The case  f-if ���������'. Morgan Smith and wife, ar-  iTsfed Iiere in connection with the  Nan I'altrrson case in New York,  came up in the police court today,  hut was once more adjourned, this  lime until April 7th, the postponement hcing required to wait the action of the common pleas court on  the  wiits of habeas corpus.  No. 5201  Wins   the  WE HAVE MUCH PLEASURE  in announcing that .we have purchased the stock in trade of E^ ROL=  SIGN, and we trust by "close attention  to ���������-business and the courteous treatment of our customers to merit a fair  share of your business. We are revising our prices and now is the time for  bargains in several lines:    ��������� 6  LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  N. B.���������A complete new s-ock of fishing   tackle ha  just a-rived. '"  BOOKS FOR  Sale &  Exchange  -At���������  HOY'S BAKERY  lOc. and 15c.  1st   \ venue,  Lad/smith  BARBER    SHOP AND BATH ROOMS  'The  ESPLANADE    between the  Grand and Abbottsford,  Wiwam Powers, Prop.  Surgeon Dentist  AH  work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.       ~  High St. ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.-  FARM PKOOULE  .Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly anil at the lowest possihle prices.  Leave orders at Christie's,  on the  Esplanade.  JAS.  WARNOCK.  4  il  :*m  OH

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