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Array it      i ft,   "  -W|^..rr--g:-T.4--*--^^^^  DUNCANS &  LADSYfllTH  I... ^vBAsSo^'  '-���������*---JL" Jt  pr**f=ri--Ta?***j^*>^*^^^  LADY5MITH  & DUNCANS  VOL. 2,  SATURDAY,  APRIL 20, 1905.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  NEW POWER PLANT  NEARLY COMPLETED  Supt   Hunter,   of the E. & N,  Railway Visiting Nanaimo  w i  Today  Expects His Company jto be in a  Position  to Meet   Ladysmith  Council Soon if Requested  Superintendent Joseph Hunter, of smith, as soon as bis arrangements  the K. & N. Railway passed through i at Nanaimo, now so nearly done,  Ladysmillr on his way .to Nanaimo j were completed. His company will  today. He stated that thc work of , have plenty of power and.thc loss by  installing the improved system     for  PLAGUE'S TERRIBLE WORKjTHf  AT CHILE  Deaths Range   From   Ten  to Thirty per  Day  Authorities Unable  to Enforce Burial, Dead Cast  Into Streets  (Associated Press Despatches.)'  San.Antonia, Tex.,  April 2!).���������Passengers from  Chilean  ports,  according     to a despatch   to   Ihe   Express  ENTIRE DOMINION CHI  so  Says Mayor Coburn So Far  as He Has Seen Along  the C. P. R.  Lumber Industry   Has Im  proved and Shingle Trade  is Good   ?  (Associated Press DcspiUches.)  Mayor and Mrs. Co^rn, whoaniv-  cil.home this morning from their five  week's  trip,  report  having  hail      a  0 STRIKE  ma  And   Indications Point to  Still More Troublesome  Times  Federal Government Takes  a Hand and Issues an  Injunction  Coburn    says  transmission   fifteen  miles  is  small.  ...   That Mr.  Hunter has faith in   thc  electric light and power in Nanaimo   fulMre q| La,,vsmilh -:<5 shown by his  would lie connected in a few days, ��������� willingness to install a light system  and he expects to .have plenty of- pbw- f that will cost, a large, sum of money,  cr so that Ladysmith can be accom- Mr." Hunter, said he could say noth-  modated'with a complete system   at   ing regarding the anticipated change     ^___  any time. <    ' in ownership of the 10. & N.  Rail-  Jed as though the entire pop lia'ion : f  Mr. Hunter .said that he would be   way  and land  grant,  but  that very J the     city     might  be  exl.-nninaled.  able and willing to make any cnjfcita-   likely sonic information would be giv-   "  hie arrangament .with the city coun-   en out by.the contracting parties"be-  cil for'lighting the streets of Lady-   fore, very long.   i ^  from. Maza'tlan', Mexico, bring      tlie  j pleasant trip,  but are glad  to  first full information  concerning  the  terrible ravages of  the  Bubonic plague in the city of .Pisaguay, Chile.  For some time before the departure of thc steamer, the deaths >n  Pisaguay had ranged from ten to JO  get  he  home again.     Mr  went ahout as far eiist as he could  go by railroad,������ visiting- his old home  St. .John, New Brunswick. The old  province is  very prosperous,  ancl  its  Chit-ago, April 3.S ��������� For the first  time in ( hicago since Ihe slrikc of  the Ainciicau Railway Union in 1894  lhc government of the United Slates  has he en made: a party to labor troubles. The government was brought  mlor lhe  teamsters' strike today   by  E SHOCK IN  SWITZERLAND  Inhabitants   Badly Frightened and House?  Damaged  i  France Also Suffers Slight  Shock This Morning  THE   GITS   EASTER  GIFT  ���������o-  Decree Conceding Liberty  of Worship will Be Published tomorrow  Announcement in Connection with Rescript of  Mar. 3,  a day, and the authorities  weie ilu-n , people arc contented and living wel  unable to enforce burials..     Corpses  were thrown into the streets        decompose and  spread .contagion.  1'iit  little headway could  be made -n the  light against the disease, and it look-  V-  SHIP RAILS TO  KLONDIKE  latest Shipment From New  Westminster is one of  * 1,000). tons  (Associated Press Despatches.)  New   Westminster,  April  29.���������The  Royal City is now a.shipping point  for northern liners. Since" thc Great  Northern has come ,to run regularly  into this city several large shipments have been made here of freight  from eastern cities en route to the  north. Whether . this trade will  grow to large proportions remains  to lie seen.  The latest shipment is one OX      a  thous-aud tons of steel rails to be used  in ithe north  in  thc construction  of the Dawson, Grand Forks      and  Stewart River  Railway.    The peculiar     fact is  that  these rails  were  transhipped      fiom  Seattle, and  arc  now  being loaded  on scows in     the  Fraser River.   They are to be towed  to     Skagway by  the steamer Alk-i,  which arrived in the river yssterday  from the north.  From Skagway they will be sent in  hy the White Pass & Yukon route,  and from White Horse they will go  elown thc river in scows. The first  thousand tons of rails will probalily  suffice to build about thirty miles of  the road, and another thousand tons  are waiting in. Seattle ready to be  shipped north when needed.  Mr. Henry Gray, who is representing the London capitalists interested  in the railroad, is at,piesent in   thc  city.     He   states that the   Dawson,  Grand     Forks     and '"Stewart River  Railway  Corporation is the successor of  the old   Klondike Mines  Railway     Company,  to which a charter  was granted some time.ago. The old  company  sold   out  its charter,   with  .all  the interests  and  priveleges    at-  tiu-heel to. its possession, to the present corpora tion. '  The proposed roiiel runs through, the*  heart of  the mining district of  the  Klondike.   Commencing-at Dawson it  "-���������lasses  through  Grand Forks,    where  aliMhc smaller  rivers tributary    to  the Yukon meet,   thus making     the  town  there one of  the most important centres  of  trade in the district;  to Stewart River,  where is situated  a thriving town.   Mr. Gray -.explained-  tliat it was the intentie.n of the company   to  extend   the  road  at    some  .iilure time  to make connection with  the White Pass  &  Yukon route     at  ���������''While Horse.  Simultaneously with the shipping  of the rails from this,city, some  five hundred-, tons of ^provisions and  .supplies arc'being.'shipped from .Vancouver on the City of Seattle, for  .the use of the men engaged in the  ^construction of  the  road.  PATTERSON TRIAL  Counsel  for|Xan Patterson  Offers no Defence  Many persons had been shot down .q.y  the soldiers on guard while attempting to escape from the city   s* -  MOTOP CARS  WILL RACE  (Associated Press Despatches.)  , New York, April 28.���������After a day  leplete .with interesting developments  both the prosecution, and .the defense  rested their case of Nan Patterson,  indicted-for  the     murder of Caesar  - (iUwbeUited Press Despatches.)    ���������  Portend, Ore., April 2.1.���������Pol. 17.  W." Richardson, secretary ' the National Good Roads Association, v ho  is here to attend the National looil  Roads Convention Jn June, -3 :. u-  ceipfe of a telegram from New Yor-t  have  car  fiom New York Jo Portland. .'This  facd" Will'-start fr6Trr~lh'e-',Wald6lT Astoria, May 8th, the first car to    ar-  Ile visited various cities along thc  line of the C.P.R. and believes there  is a visitation of good times in sight  for the entire Dominion. The lumber trade i������ much improved and. he  .brought Ironic wilh him several oulersv  The building of the new saw mill,  will have the eaily consideration of  his company,  "Mrs. Coburn*. visited^ - friends at  Brandon and other, points during "Mr.  Coburn's east trip. A delegation or  friends were at thc depot to welcome  the travellers home.  Young.   The. prosecution  finished  the ' iiv������ at thc convention 'of the Nat^n-  casc prioi;..to the. adjournment of the  court, and' later ..Attorney O'Reilly,  counsel for Miss Patterson, notified  the district, attorney that his side  woulel submit     no defense ..and would  test on lbc contention that the state .-q a TNt^TICW/CL^'T'ClO'D  had failed to make out a ease against \rJ\YJx*j)\\1 \V w)i\.lrUl\  the defendant. The plan had been  under consideration for some days,  conference today between the counsel for the defense and Nan fatter-  son and her father. The decision  but had only becn decieleel upon at^a  means the speedy conclusion of the  young woman's third trial for the  sensational tragedy' on West Broadway. When the case is called Monday, to which elate thc trial was adjourned, Assistant District Attorney  Rand will begin the summing-up of  the case for thc state.  CAANGES MAY  BE MADE  (Associated Press Despatches.)  A rumor is current here of a constating that arrangements have been J templated change by the government  completed far  the  motor   car_  race j jn t,ne government algency in this district..- The. .change, JI it is .made as _,  the report preeficts,  will  be an important one,  but as' at present    no  oflicial confirmation  can be obtained  regarding it we refrain" from publishing the. exact nature of the rumor.  ��������� ���������    ������������������        o  al. Good Roads Association, in session at the auditorium of thc Levis  & .Clarke exposition, to receive 5*1,-'  000.  VOTING  MACHINE SUCCESSFUL  The experimental stage in tlie use  of voting machines has been passed.  Tliey have been tested in New York  and in New Jersey ami also in the  city of Milwaukee. Rochester, Syracuse and Buffalo have had them for  years. In New" Jersey they have  been in practical use for a decade. In  that state eighty-one machines were  purchased at. the start. That they  havc proved satisfactory is in evidence by the fact that New Jersey  now has 366 of these devices in use.  Milwaukee is more than satisfied  with the experience it has had. The  general verdict in New York is favorable  to a more extended  use  SWITZERLAND  Boston, " Mass., April 20.���������Tgnace  Paelerewski arrived here today from  Buffalo. He had a comfortable journey and was said by bis physician to  be "about the same" as when he  left New York State yesterday. By  advice of his physicians  the pianist  CONGRESSMAN  IN LAW SUIT  (Associated Press  Despatches.)  New York, April 20.���������Decision for  the plaintiff has heen rendered by-'  Justice Davis of thc Supreme To.in  in a peculiar suit brought by Congressman Wm. R. Hearst, against bin  colleague iu the House of R?p ��������� . ��������� i-  tatives,   A. Townc,   Both men reprc-  the   macliinies.    Ma-ssiichusetts       ife  slow to experiment,  but -quick to ael-  opt saving devices  whose  worth  has  heen demonstrated.  While; the first cost of each machine'  is somewhat large, it is claimed for  them that they reduce the cost of  elections, that the machine is very  enduring, that th?. ballot is simplified, and the possibility of error and  fraud is reduced to the minimum. The*  coun I. is complete when the voting is  over, it is correct, and the individual, balloting is_-absolutely secret; ,  With the device proved as to value  its    adoption   everywhere  is  in  line  with  economic  progress.    If  it bet-  has decided to cancel all ci\gpiq������',������'ienl.sv sent New York Districts. The action  and return"to Switzerland.   lie hopes ' was  |,r0ught  to recover $G,pOO     lib  to     sail from New York about May    interest loanee.l- thc defendant on     a  10. [promisaty   note  February   10,   1901.  ' ��������� " | The complaint sets forth  that pay-  AUSTRALIA'S WHEAT RECORD ' ment of thc note   has   been    refused.    I Thc defense put in by Congressman  '-Townc is  lhat Mr.  Hearst lent  the  money   wilh   the  understanding   lhat  the    borrower should   write various  articles   for  a publication   owned    by  Mr.   Hearst in  Washington.    The defendant declared he was not .'asked to  writei these articles, although he was  ready  to  perform  the  service        as  agreed.    Justice  Davis   in  awarding,  judgment   against   Mr.   Townc   said:  "The    allegations of   the compla'int'  are siilliciently  admitted b.y  the answer that there.are no allegations of  new   matter that amounts   to  a  defence.   Under these circumstances the  plaintiff is entitled  to judgment."  Sydney���������"The' wheat shipment for  thc year has closed al  a total value  of     little, ii anything, short of ������7,-  '000,f'03.   This is a record for Australia,''  says  the  Australasian.  Continuing,  the paper  says:   "The  returns for butter and other perishable produce will,  probably,  be    as  good.    The  twelve-month   was  altogether a hopeful  one for  our  people.  "The great thing that is accessary  for Australia is a    frank recognition  by  her people that ��������� thc future  is en-  of   tirely identified with  the progress of  agriculture."  TRAINS  COLL1D E  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Greenville,   S.C.,   April   20.���������   The  special  train bearing  the Robert C.  Ogdeii educational party  ran into   a  freight train today just outside     of  Greenville.   None of thc Ogden party  ,-2.,-lufl VOTE FOR STRIKE. ,  'Cleveland,   Ohio,   April 20.���������After a  "lc-ng and exciting meeting last night  twenty-four hundred members of the  Carpenters' Union voted to strike on  Monday next to enforce their . demands of an advance in wages from  :forty to forty-five cents an hour,  with Saturday a half holiday and  time and a half for overtime and on ,  ..holidays.  ..    ,      , i were seriously hurt.    The fireman of  ters election conditions it also has a ^' SRc6ial ;train was km^l and Professor -Henry  W.  Farnum,   of     Yale  University,  had his right arm  broken and was severely cut,-and bruised.  moral Avorth that should be a consiel-  eration  TERRIBLE  STORM.  Austin, Texas, April 20.���������A report  .reaches here-that there was a loss pf  life and that the city of Laredo, Texas, on the Mexican border, suffered  severely from a storm which passed  over southwestern Texas last night.  Meagre reports indicate that many  houses were raised, and that several  jpeoplo were "killed or injured,  SCAN'DAL   AT   'FRISCO.  '    San   Francisco,   April   20.���������A  scandal  cf large  dimensions  is  claiming  'public attention  in   l-his city.      Last  Saturday     night  ni'cmbers  of.     the  San Francisco  Yacht Club hel-el    the  opening jinks  of  the season  at  Sausalito a resort   across  the hay.   Next  day it was told in whispers throughout the town that the. chief features  of.the entertainment was the (lancing  of.the young woman who is said    to  have      worn      nothing   but,   a bright  smile   and   a few   heads,   and        who  swirled  rhythmically  in   the hysteria  of an oriental dance lo the merry ac-  compnainieiit  of   jingling   silver   hurled  rn   the platform hy   the  palpitating sailoriiicn.  Today     comes the     result. Mayor  is  decided  to  a  the issuance of an injunction by  fudge C. C. Ko'hsaat, of the United  SUitcs circuit, 'lhe writ was ask-  <d on behalf of the Employers' Teaming Association oir'the'ground that  the organization is incorporated under (lie laws of West Virginia and is,  therefore, under the protection of the  federal court. The federal court order commands that all defendants refrain from interference with thej-u-  sincs of thc association and - commands' the strikers to refrain from  picketing, massing in ^th'e streets  with intent to interfere with the wagons of thc company and from inter-  lering -in any manner with non-union  men in ils employment.  As soon as issued, the injunction  was piintcd ou large cauls ancl two  of these was attached to every wagon of lhc association. The injunction exerted a pacifying influence and  there was less rioting on thc streets  llian yesterday. A heavy thunderstorm during-'.Iho latter part ol* the  alternoon .ind evening materially as.  sisled in keeping the streets clear.  Twelve arrests were made, for interference with the injunction, all of  them at one time and place. Nonunion diners were attacked by strike  sympathizers.  The wagons were plainly marked  with copies of ihc~inj|uilcti'dn*"li.iid.the  police, in charging the mob, arrested  twelve strikers. Two men were shot,  and several wounded' by C'has. King,  a non-union driver for the Pacific  Express Company. King was on a  Blue Island street car when thc  strikers attacked him King drew  a revolver and emptied it at his assailants He shot none of those*who  attached him, but thc bullets struck  William Zieg'er and Patrick Ryan,  by slanders.     King  was   arrested.  The first spread of the strike into  ihe building trades occurred tonight,  when '100 hundred carpenters, plumbers and electrical workcis employed  in tho construction ot two additional stories on the stone building of  the Fair walked out.- 'I hey said  they were asked to work with nonunion men. All of (he unions to  which the strikers belong wilttbeask-  ed to support the strike.  Judge Koshlsaal, of- llic United  Slate; circuit court, lo-day granted  an injunction to thc employers' as-  social ie,n of Chicago, restraining all  persons from interfering wiith the  movements oi the association's wagons upon the strcels or in any way  obfiliui'ling thc business of the association.. The injunction is temporary an.l is returnable Way 10. It is  specifically directcel against the tean>  steis'  joint council of Chicago.  Immediately following the granting  of the injunction the Chicago employers' association placarded all its wagons with notices reading: "The U.  S. circuit court has enjoined interference of any kind with this property and   its  drivers."  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Geneva,     Switzerland, April 29.���������  Earthquake shocks were felt here at  2.45     o'clock  this morning.  The in-  hahilants    were somewhat alarmed,  and many of them rushed into     the  streets, but the elamage done in this  city     was  very slight.    The shocks  were felt throughout the Canton De-  valois and elsewhere.   They were accompanied     by  subterranean  rumblings.   Some liousas were damaged in  the      Canton   Devalois.   The shocks  were     apparently     more severe at  Chameonix and  in  its  neighborhood  than elsewhere.    Houses were cracked and some old monuments      were  badly damagrel.-  The church at Ar-  gcnlieros     was so  shaken  that  its  condition is dangerous.  TREMOR IN FRANCE,.  Lyons,     France,  April .29.���������Earth  shocks were felt here and at Toiitar-  laier and Gex. between two and three  o'clock this morning.     _    ���������  AN ERUPTION.  New     York,-Apiil   29.-A Herald  despatch from Catannia, Italy, says:  Mount     Slromboli is     in eruption.  There has     been a heavy fall  "-   of  stones and much   lava flowing in the  rti earns down opposite sides of the  mountain.  The eruption i.s aecompan-1  ied    by     many  slight     earthquakes  (Associated Press^ Despatches.)  St. Pelersburg, April 20.���������a' decree conceding M rty lo worship to  the old believers and abolishing the  religious disabilities of the Roman  Catholic and other Christian communities and of the Mohammedans will  be .published  tomorrow.  The Emperot's Easter gift consists  of     a series of rescripts and'"Ukase,  which willj be published in the official  Messenger tomorrow.    One announcement  remits   the peasant  arrearages  of taxes and  back payments on    account of lands given to them at thc  time of  ineir emancipation,  amounting   to  about  $37,500,000.    Although  no general amnesty  for political offences  will  be granted,   pardon will  be extended to certain classes      of  prisoners.   Besides this it is  reported  that an important official'    announcement  will  lie made in connection with the rescript cf March 3rd.  The old  believers  are an  immensely  wealthy    sect,"'   owning the grea'ter  part of Moscow.  Alany tourists trieel to visit it, but  could not get near enough on account of the t'lowcr of red ,hot .stones. A German scientist, Dr. SchulU  who tried to approach the mountain,  received serious .injuries. The effect  of the eruption at night is magnificent.- -  OFFICIAL CHANGES..  Washington,'D.C.,   April  2-9.���������Secretary of War Taft has received  instructions from thc President to call  Minister Bowen, now at Caracas, to  Washingt n, also to send i\Ir. Russel,  now minister  to Colombia, to Caracas, and Mr.  Barrett,  Minister     to  Panama,  to Colombia.   It is stated  that Mr.  Howen's action relative   to  charges affecting Assistant Secretary  of State Loomis are not subject to  criticism.   It is the President's purpose to send him as minister to Chili  and  then -probably a.s ambassador  to Brazil.  ' Mrs. Farnum was cut. and  bruised.  ' After the collision the wreck,-caught'  fire and it, is feared that one of the  cooks  in a dining car  was  burned to  death.   The Ogdeii party has decided   Thomas  of  Sausalito lu  to abandon its trip and arrangement   make  an     investigation.   There  is  has(becn made by the Southern Rail.   law against such exhibitions, and lhc  way     to start a special  train  from    authorities    claim that  they       will  Greenville     for  New Yo-rk at once,    make  an   example of   the  yacht  club  This train will reach* New York to-, members,  no matter who, they   may  ! morrow morning.  i. t  I happen to vbe.  ASSOCIATION   KOOTHALL.      *  Rev.  W.  W.   P.olton has received   a  communication from  tlie secretary of  1)R.   B.C.  League,  informing him     of  the fact that the Corinthians of England     ha\e     found  it impossible     to  make     a trip      lo British Columbia  lhis  year,  as  they have to make the  round   trip in   seven   weeks,   and   will  be  unable, to  come any   further    west  than   Winnipeg.   The   only   way     out  of  (he  dillicull.y is,  as  Mr.   Wall  suggests,   for   a British   Columbia    team  to  go   to Winnipeg     or  Brandon     to  meet  them  there;  but litis would   involve  a very   great   expense,   and     it  "is hardly likely that a representative  Icam   from   British   Columbia .would  he  able  to make arrangements   to get  off.     Tie also states that he    intends  lo  take a team     to Australia    next  year,  going  by way of Canada,     and  suggests   that   the   British   Columbia  team      delay   their     games till   that  time.     This  would   he a very     much  belter  arrangement   Mian   it  would be  In,   go      to Wirthipeg.        Mr.   P.olton  would  like  to have  the  view,of     the.  local   teams   on this  subject.,   so   that  he may i c able -to let Mr. Wall know  exactly   the  way things stand here ���������  Colonist.  TERRIBLE PRACTICAL JOKE  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Paris, April 2-7���������A pal hei ic sequel  was the result of a silly joke rcrpc-  trated recently. M. Edmond Le-  Iousc, wishing to frighten his wife,  diessed up a wax figure, the head of  which, and one of the --hands he lightly attached to the body by means of  gum, and placed it in bed. While  Lelouse was. watching the. proceedings from behind some draperies, his  wife, about to retire, grasped .what  she supposed in the.seini-darkms:, li  be her husband's hand, but wl.ic.  was in reality that of the wax figure  , the hand, cold .ind t-Limu'iy, detach  ing ilself from the limb, remained iu  her grasp.  With a cry of terror "Madam La-  louse let the hand drop to the ground  and Hung her arms around fhe. figures  neck, when the head also became de  Inched and rolled down upon the  fioor.  The terror stricken woman, uttering piercing shrieks, ran down the  stairs, where she was stopped by  some of the neighbors and detained.  When the police arrived, it was  found that she had become raving j  mad. Later she was conveyed to 1 he-  asylum. ������������������-.'.  When the husband wes apprised yesterday of tho hopelessness of his  wife's condition be poisoned himself  by swallowing a dose of nitric acid.  SBARRETTI  REPORTS  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Rome,   April  2!).���������The Vatican has  received     from Mgr.  Sbarretti,    the  apostolic delegate at  Ottawa, a full  report concerning his     alleged interference in the Manitoba boundary extension.     Mgr.  Sbarretti gives    the  most  detailed  particulars  of  the affair, denying emphatically    that    he  had any understanding with Laurier,  or other members     of the   Canadian  Government     to have   the Catholic  School   question connected  with   the  extension of thc boundaries of Manitoba.     He only admits that be   met  Attorney General Campbell,  of Manitoba,  ancl discussed     with   him the  I est  means of ameliorating the   educational system  in connection     with ���������  the Catholics, and also in thc _inter-  esls of Manitoba,  as  otherwise    the  Territories,   which  Catholics   are  entitled to separate schools would   bo  opposed to join'iiT; Manitoba.  Cardinal-itferiy Delval, the Papal  Secretary of Stale, took the report  to the Pope and they had along discussion  on  the subject.  ANTI-DUEL-  LING LEAGUE  Bcilin,  Apiil 29.���������The lanti-Duelling  League is endeavoring to strike     at  the causes of duels, and urges     the  aovernment to support a bill providing  for  the punishment of unfaithful  huiUiands   and  wives  with  imprisonment     of     from six to  twenty-four  months,  punishing persons who    as-  ni-i.i-' I ha I   a woman lias been unfaith-  :'i:l   lo  h.-r   husband;   punishing     with  imprisonment   instiail   of  aline  alone  a imiii 'who   in.'itills  another,   or  who  libels him anil  treating killing, in    a  duel  as  murder,  and  all who  participate in a. duel as criminals under the  ordinary code. ���������-  THE KING IN PARIS.  Brussels/April 20.���������King Edward  landed from the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert this morning,, and  took a special train for Paris at 10  o'clock.  LORD GRIMTIIROPE DEAD.  London,     April 20.���������Lord Grim'th-  ropc (Edmund     Beckett) died at St.  Albans'  today.    He  was  born  ISIS,,  in  HOMLSII HAS REVIVAL.  Snohimksh, April 20.���������Union revival meetings opened'at the armory  Evangelist Slor; !i and Mr. and ill's.  Collisson, thc singers. A large choir  assisted. The armory was well filled  and considerable .enthusiasm -manifested. Thc meetings.;wTil coht&iue. until   tomorrow 'night,. -*fc'   : O :���������-."'  THE  CAUSE  OF.��������� T.HE'-DISEASE.  Bet tin, April 20.���������An intimate con-  neclion between'influenza and spotted  fever,     or cerebro-spinal-meningitis,  now epedemic in Germany, is surmised  by some German investigators of  the  cause   of   the  disease.   Scientists  appear not to be .fully, satisfied that  the  baccilus  meningoccoccus  is     the  sole cause of the disease since      the  same bacilhis is present in pneumonia. ' The.   so-called   pfciffcr, baccillus  which -causes  influenza has  been discovered in a number of cases of irnen-  ing-itis.    The  epedimic   literally  has  assumed      a serious form of silesia.  Sporadic     cases     are now reported  daily from nearly all  rarts  of Germany, '      j  $ ^-^>,/J-..V-l    "���������"- _���������-��������� i ������������������*���������������������������������������    "1  11  "gig���������  THC DAILY LtOGER  |*ublished   every day except Sunday  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and Duncans,  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ���������0 cents  a month;    $5 per year   it  advance.    Advertising rates on ap  plication.  SATURDAY,  APRTL 2!l,  l!H).->.  Ki'inpti is now in (ho city in lhe ci"-  pacit\ of a special Ins- ectorjoi the  dcpaitnicnt of comnicice and* laboi  appoint-d loi the pmuose oi .seeming  .lata to be used in the compilation of  i.ew laws regarding : the life'��������� :sax ing  c.-iiipmciil of vessels. ,  Nearly all his ���������Ufe'.an "officer iii't-he  navy, Rear Admiral Kempff has giv-  . n much /thought -to matters' which  .vould have a tendency to better that  .'���������en ice, and '.one :;:pf ;���������' these is; iiv his  opinion, the early education of the  man "who- is  to'seri'e his country as  a "Jackie",,.' ���������'' \:;A .;.' '-,      y-������������������������������������.���������;::���������  ri.vi me     gomnji.ent   act  as   the  guardiair    of"-' the youth oi tlic land  who ��������� ii allowed to go tiicir owiiway  ���������iit*TiT, "tlie i-I*ili/alioii of tlic long  months of di.sagicc?l)lc life in stoic  not onlv disc-outages (l.e* lcciuit but  makes tlic temptation to dcseit vciy  sttong    "  13RET HATTE AS A   HUNTER.  DAILY Llse^HR  to t'ornr "the* tail of the  taxpayer's kitc,V said,the a-dniiraK  ENOUSIf  AND   AMERICAN   ART.  L. V.     Mullgardl, an American, ar- V'11 S^w- MP  i-luteu,  and  .artist  who has recently    ;lJ,]aco     hiiir  on      training -"ships,  which should: be: inaHitained���������'.ait-��������� every  available place and both'the'civil and  ua.al     departments .   of the' country  been engaged in drafting the plans  for what will be one of ihe laigest  hotels in London and much other  work of that nature in England, has  ���������\,ecn a Si at lie visitor lor a few'days,  :-n\.s the .<-V.il lie !'. J. Be is visiting  flu- coast cilics on what he Calls a  combined business and pleasure trip.  Fci many months he has been living  in England, and this i.s his Iirst lrip  to the far west.  An,artist of much talent, Mr. Mull-  gaidt,  during     the  few days he has  ije.-'ii  in  the cily hits made a nunil.e;  of  sketches  oi"     lhc   Philippine  ljror-  lotcs who hit now here in charge o;  Dr    11 .ii 11 _    lie     states  that1 they arc  the most picturesque people, from an  arustic view-point,  that lie has s.-cn  ir.yeais.    He intends  to remain hen  until he has     an  opportunity  to secure more drawings, although it  was-  nt   first  his   intention to leave Scat  tie yesterday.    In thc sketches he has  already made he has succeeded in de  llncaliiig    the     types of'men and wo  men in   thc     Igorrolc natty with an  exactness   ��������� that  has caused much  ia  vorable     comment among those who  ha\c seen his work   -at the Washing-  Ion, where he is stopping.  Mr. Aluilganlt. has, since he has  Ucn in England, done a number of  s'.ek-lu-s for the Illustrated wee 1}  J4Oi1flf.11 papers and for the daily news  pnpeis ot that city. He is well  known in the middle west as a news-  papci artist oF no mean ability, as  well as an architect. In speaking ot  the diilorciicc between English and  Anifiicaii art, .Mr.  Mullgardt said:  "The English may be ahead of us  in lileralure and especially that par',  of liletaturc denoted to fiction. "In  an, howc.cr, they must allow tha.  wc have gone way ahead of them. :  -an. speaking now more particular'*,  of thc art a.s exemplified in our mag  nanus. 1 believe in England tl.:*\  ic.-ognizc this fact, too, fur they an  simring no expense to  publications as  would be greatly benefitted thereby.  "My idea is to take boys who have  no hoine or those who -are surrounded by such influences, as lo make il  ..nly too i.robai'le tliat tl.vy." wih  6i"u* up to iJeco.i.e a puol.c iu.isain.-c  a.ui ,'iiaccthorn aboard these Uain-  :iig ships. Here they should rccci.i;  .us ^uou'-iiii. education us they woulu  ..i-r.>e' from attendance at a public;,  ciiool, and at the same time ' bc-  ..iH.cau.d to Lccoiuc a sailor, 'i hoy  .()..[.I t-ailyacqiiue the habit oU....e-  ...e.. c and discipline, aiul ii, whin  .he, grow up they should picfor  .-.oii'.e other following they woulu  iiavu instilled into lliciu haUls  whuh would tend to make them good  citi ens.  ���������\.s it is at present, a gireat major.ty 01 those who arc serving in the  na.y as sailors arc of foreign birth  or -ai'iniage, and the same "applies  to the sailors of thc merchant 111.1-  i-iii.-, for many of them lea\ ing the  ..aw would lake to the sea m merchantmen."  ���������mother change which, in the opinion 01 Rear ItiTinirgl Kcmplf would re  suit- in thc betterment oi U.e navy  is the shortening of the tin.e of ilu*  original enlistment-. This, in-hisopin  ,011" would decrease dcseitions, owing  fact that ii the new sailor  ' wore irl-soir.e l.e  vvo.ild still continue his service, real  Lino- that he had but a few months  ahead of .him On the other-hand,  and under the present term of enlist  LADYSMITH AERIE  O. E.     :���������:        :���������:        :-:        '-j  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30  p.m.    Worthy  Pi'.*sident,  B   Forcimmer;      Worthy  Sciretary,  C H.  Rummings.  The  ReuM������urlii|f Mesaaire He RecefT-  "',*'"cd  After an   Avclileut.  During the time he acted as United  States consul in Glasgow Btet Hurie  occasionally indulged' in a day's sport  with; the giui, and it wus during one of  his shooting excursions that the famous  American author met with au accident  which might have disfigured him for  the remainder of his life, his face being badly cut through the recoil of an  overloaded gun. Fortunately the doctor's skill prevented him from beiug  permanently marked.  Writing about the occurrence to his  friend, T. Edgar Peiuberton (who  quotes! tbe letter in his "Tribute to Bret  Harte"), the novelist concludes his letter by . telling of'an aumsiug effort  which was made to console him ou account of the accident.  "When the surgeon was stitching me  together," he wrote, "the sou of the  house, a boy of twelve, came timidly  to the door of my room:  "'Tell Mr. Bret Harte It's uli right,'  he said. 'He killed the hare.'"  ������������������ Plans,   Specifications  and   De--  ������������������ tails      furnished  for all kinds  ������������������ of work in the CARPENTER  ������������������ Line ,  ������������������ C.   B.   RORELEE,   Carpenter  ���������* and Joiner,     2nd ave, Ladysmith,  B.  C.  ���������SMS  ������������  ���������   *  .*  *���������  ������������������  *���������  ������*  Via tlie peoples'Jfavorite  \  Under New Marat men  Hotel 'Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank  Proprietors.  "Modern and      Sti icily   I'irst Class.  Commercial  Mens'   headtiu-utcrs.  File Proof     Ihiihlii-ir.  IMaiiasluit  senauin.  In the first place, don't And fault-  that is, do uot complain or whine or  ring. Do not say: "Mary, J dou't see  why you cau't remember. I am sure  I get tired of telling you agalu and  again. Now, if I were iu your place,"  ������,<������������������ whoieunoii Marv replies saucily,  and there is a scene'from which you   Pioneer Soda Water  Works  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  depart Incensed, yet humbly, lest Mary  LadysmitK; B.C.  leave then and there. Guard your tone.  Be firm und businesslike, but cheerful, j  Impart an air of finality to your re-  marks.    "It would please me to have  TUp       L tftl        MtlTUP  vou do so and so" or "I think it would   | |||>       Sjllj        IfSila WU  be  better  that this  be done In  this  way."   If it is said kindly, but firmly,'  it   usually    commands   respect   and,'  moreover, gives little occasion for re- \  ply.    Finally, don't always enter the  kitchen with a complaint.    It creates  nn   unpleasant   relation  between  em--|ot     AVa ��������� a{jjy5|-j  ployed and employer.-Boston Cooking   IO*    ���������*f Ultt"ilL  Magazine.        .        ^^^^  R. Williamson, Prop.,  to Lhe  omul  conditions  male thei:  arlistic as possible   ���������o-   J-'OR  BAD BOYS.  'lhat the American Navy offers ;���������  s.hilirsn f������r the problem which con  1 routs most municipalities as to  whal shall l.e done with mcoriigibl  l.ms is the opinion of Rear Admiral  Kempn, I , P- Navy, retired, says  lhc     Scalile   l>.      I.   Rear   Admiral  j. pro m co.  WHOLESALE DKYGOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAD BRAND  .   of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,   .."'.'���������'  PANTS,  SHIRTS. ETC.  Public!  fact that the  Attention i.s called  to the  Ogilvie Flour mils Co.,  IIOUSEII   OLD "FLOUR,'  ������  Limitedv  have for some time  vastly' improved and  purified  form  makers of  ROYAL  past  been producing flour in a  by the aid of      ELECTRICITY  -and  having secured control  of    all the basic patents relating thereto, take .his opportunity of a dvisiug   the  public  that  any  unauth-  omed users of the electrical   dour purifying processes   will  be pro-'  ���������ecu fed. __ . .  ~~ Og ilTie Flour Mills   Company*   Limtied  a> e the only millers in  Canada whose. Flour    ig  pxirified by the electric process.  FAINTING,    PAPER     HANQINO  ETC.  Work done properly and at right  dices. Shop and residence in rear  .f  Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.E. SMITH, Prop  GY STAL LAUNDRY  Leave orders with  BLAIR &   ADAM.  AH work first-class at THE CHRY  JTAL,  VICTORIA.  The Ladysmith  Opera l-Ioti������<  Can be secured for Theatrical purposes, Dancing Parties, or Entertainments generally.  |->   NICHOLSON, Prop  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Ratcb $1 25 ai-d "J.1.6H���������  ree bus to all sleauiboat laudrngt- am.  railway depote.   Electric cart tveiy Ijv  minuteB to all parts ol   the uiiy.    La.  nnd tablu unexcelled.  F. BAYiNEs, Propiietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER  B, 0.  0   OveriancJs  4      Daiiy  1  PassengciS'can leave Victoria'daily  at S p. in. 01 11 p. rn.  TIC-RETS SOLD TU AFX POINTS  Rhortcst     loute to    Fcinie, 11. C,  ami   ALL   KoQTImNAY POINTS.    -  For rates,     foldeis,     sleeping.car  resei-Mifions and _all  information call  on or address  S. G. YERKES K. A. RURNS  G.W P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  HOTEL     LELAND.   .  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot. and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-inodalled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1���������4.  BARBER    SHOP AND BATH ROOMS  The  ESPLANADE    between tbe  Grand and Abbottsford,   '  -  William Powers,-Prop.  ; Esquimatt & Nanasiiip Railway  EASTER HOL! DA VS  Double Train Ser\ice in effect from Fiiday, April 2!^t, -until IMon-  dav, April 24th., inclusive, the afternoon trains running on same schedule  as   "Wednesday,   Saturday   and -Sunday afternoon trains.  Excursion.rates  available to and _ frqm    all     stations,"   tickets being  good  from ^Friday,  Apiil  21si   unt/1 JVlonday,, Apiil  2Jth.  i     0       ���������'     . ' ' G1X). L. COURTNEY.  ' Traffic  Manager.  I.  I,  'Pi-st- Sb'-i^ P*'^l>*j'5^������5''-H-ff5-Vr^-Si"*,''^r*  4  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     |  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  I     k  nielting Works at  LADYSMITH, B.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  c.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON, THOS. KiDDiE.  ^ General Manager.       .   .   .       Smelter Janager.  ft-'.iA^'-ifrfc'ferft'-fe^'fe^'feWfefi'feft'fet.'^**'-^^^  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  ,   WORK PROMPTLY DO*"-���������  -    Leave orders at the Abbots ford.  .LADYSMITH SHAVING  - PARI ORS'  -  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: l.est in thc City :���������:���������J  RATKS $2 00 PER DAY  BAR SUPPI.IRI) WITHBK.-T  WINES, MQUORS, CK;ARS'~ '  ABBOTSPORl  ^Hauler, rr.nt.z  Fe flcB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR      ^ ���������  NANAIMO. LADYSMITH  BOOTS AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES. -   -  Repaiiiifg and" making-to  order   a  speciality.  THOflAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C..  - Best accomodation in.town.  .Splendid huiiUugand lit-bin-.; in near vicinity.-'  A.J. McMUR TRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B.C.  *������*������H������������,*K������>K������"������������**������}K������*������}K������Ht������;K?^^  k  M  1  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A SPECIALTY.     ,,  -  DAVID JOHN SO  IPHONE 66 7  ���������.-������. *  LADYSMITH I  ���������*���������'  NOWISTHf.  flM������  to do Sprtig. Cleaning  'L-.iiici-iiisj and I'aiiilinfe, and  make- tilings look neat and cle.111.  From, a sanitary point of \iew it is  absolutely necessary. We do puppiing  and l'aintmg at most icasonablc rates for, t-lic best work obtainable here.  No trouble to show you our new colorings and designs in Wall-Paoers foi  "this season. Call and sec tlicm at the  Ladysmitli Wall Paper Depot, 1st Avenue. A     r '. & <.  HARRY KAY  This   Hotel  has   been  completely  renovated.  Board and Lodging *1"00  Per day-  HOTEL-  JOHN   THA,  Proprietor  Wines,  P. a r   Sui  plied   with   the   Best  Lupiors and Cigars.  1st Avenue  :-: Ladysmith H.C  eat Market  HILBERT      ������  _ J*  M^'*aig������aaqrWtB^r-"f^^ %  V.  HENHH NURsiitS  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown 8c  Imported  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.  TIC  Cor.   C'o\cinineiit  Vicloria, !*������������������ C-  OFFICE  and   Yates  St, ,  WM. MUNSIE; President J. W.   COBURN,'Man.  Director    '              _      Telepbonej4G. ,  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH���������Shingles .a- Specialty:  ��������� MaiM.factniere     of��������� ���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar-Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring      and  Finishing'   Lumber  in    Stock.  Dialers;^.  Pianos and  Organs...  Ladysmith, B. C.  I Are You  Going East  Then be sure, your tickets read   via  the  mi  Roberts,  ~i>   .vfc  Prop  Merchant Tailor,  arts St, Ladysmith  Solid Comfort  F0R ALL WHO SMOKE THE  EHPIRB CIGARS  Thc  only   line now   making    UNION  DEPOT"  connections at  ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  thiough    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 Way,   Seattle.  hams  Transeontinenta'  Trains  Daiiy  -  *. V  One of which is the famous "Noith  CoaM Limited," Rule on it always.  Up-to-date .Pullman and Tourist  slccpcis on all li.ai.is. Thiough tickets issued to ...11 paints East and  South, also. Pullman tickets issued  and  berths iescr\cd.  Only diicct ionic to Yellowstone  Piark. Cheap rates from all points  Easti from March Js-t to May.lGt.i.   ;  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Very low- rates  now in effect. Cabin .accommodation  reserved hy wire.  I'or further  iiai'liculars  call  at the  oil.  or  plume No. 'ifjfi. ���������  A.  1)'  CARLTON, O. E. LANG^,  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., General   Agent  Port land,  Ore. Victoria,  B.C  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooct Table, Good Bed and.-iGood Bai  (Half Block from Depot.)   v  ,  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  1,  '���������������  II!  \Q  DE,  153  NTI  Stevens Block,  Ladysmith,  13-0.  Deiitisfry  in  all   its   Brunches;   every  new appliance.  ii������'j in tiiii���������rnniiwjiilil  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000^  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  'B. E. WALKER, General ManaRcr ALE4\'. LAIRD, Abst. Gen'l Jlanager   '  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  15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par al ,-.ny ofrite in C nada of a Ch.irtered Bank  (Yiikon excepted), and aiihe principal baulcing- poiiiU. n tho United States..  :'' . NEGOTIAHLE AT A FIXKD RATE A     . -      ���������,...'.;..  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   .LONDON, ENG.  Tliey form an excellent method ofremittin    small sums of money  1 . witli safety and at small   ;ost. ^  LAD^PriTII BRANCH  W.  A- CORNWALL.. Manager.;  EUROPE I HOTEL  J. GIACHERO, Prop.  Newly    furnished,    everything   the  best, finely stocked bar.      Transient  rate, $1.00 per day.    Monthly   rate,  $23.00.  Eirst Avenue . . .Ladysmith. U. C.  Best accommodation for transient  and permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND':   HOTEL  This new Hotel has heen comfortably furnished and the .bar is up-to-  date. Rates $1.80 a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade .-..���������: .-: :-:.Ladysmith  LADYSMrr.fi j^AKBRY  HOP LEE &  CO.  ON  THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED   AND  FRESH.  BREAD FIVE CENTS PER LOAF  Confectionary of all kinds. '  Orden taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Eniploymeiu Agency.  TIllUTTI " ~"        -"     -* -     ��������� -   - ���������*  HAY.6RAINAW):--  .;'��������������������������� 'FARM PkODilGE ���������  Orders   will  he  delivered  anywhere  in the city promptly .and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's,  on the  Esplanade.  J AS. WARNOCK.  :M  Laiiysmitli   Temple No.  5  Ratlihone  The Kings Hotel  is the only place (Sistors meets  in  thc Oddfellow's hall  in Ladysmith    that  .as  on  draught   2n''  aTld 4t" Tll('K;la5'  al 7'30. P-  "���������������  John Lahatt's India Pale Ale.   Call   Mrs- Kate Tate,  secretary,  around and sample it. . i i i-u  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water'colors, pianoforte ana vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  iAdysmith, B. O.  '"' ^ ?.--���������  ^*-v.  IbJLo   MA  MJMZ  K> ^ -'. 1. ������j V -J- i     SJ C JU ;. 1 ii ������.  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.,  ���������  SI  ������M  ���������  tj  &  * i  ���������  ���������  V  i  ���������  *  ���������  w  .*  ������  if  (1  A'  ,m mam  a&emesmwm  riAILY L%mUR  am*a  mMEiLSS������!I^Sia������Sm!l  SSj  ���������������������������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������!������.������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ���������  ���������  J ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������  There is No Necessity  of sending away for anything    you may require in  Hardware or Garden Tools  We can supply.your wants in all  seasonable  goods.such as!Hces,  Spades,'Shovels, Rakes, Lawn, Mowers,  Poultry netting, Etc.   ���������  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,    B. CM  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUAHICHAN  W. P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������the American Cvearo   Separator Co., Grant Powder Co.,  {'and-B. C. Pottery Company.        ' "  ' '       ,"     ' ' ' '    - -'-.I-.  Also Manufacturer off all kinds of Feed from Home Qrown Products.  Jzoul^alem  Hotel  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES FOR COWICHAN  LAKE MONDAY,  WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY.  PRICE BR03.,  Proprietors.  Quamichan Hotel  ���������0���������  Keast's Livery &  Freighting Stables  -H. Keast, Proprietor  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Coin  mercial Men  ���������0���������  BOATS ON S0MEN0S LAKE.  Splendid Fishing, Telephone connection. .  s  c FRANK* CON RUYT, Prop.  .Duncans Stat ion.   .  Stage leaves' Mount Sicker iit   7 a.m., "   returning,' leaves ��������� Duncan  *-        ^ * ' ���������      ���������  at 12:30 p.m., daily, except     Sundays:-    (Specials at short notice.)  ~. X   X   DUNCAN,   B.   C.   X   X  AN EASTER OPENING  FlfS  MILLlif STORE  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner   may   obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty yeais, renewable in  thc discretion  of the Minister  of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  +^++^-J submerged bed     or bars of the riser  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  o'btaine'd more than one lease        one '  dcedge for each fifteen miles or fraction  is sufficient.   Rental,  $10     per  j  annum for each  mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2i  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 minei for a term of  twenty yeais, also renewable.  The l-ssec-s right is confined to the  submcigcd bed or bars in the. river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  Istdayof August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge foi  each five miles within six yeais 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 bill  claims shall noWxcced 250 feet in  e������gth, 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 day allowed foi each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company stating a  claim must hald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled    to    a claim    of 1,000 feet in  BOARD  OF TRADE  MEMBERSHIP  AND     ITS     DUTIES.  Tlic following article i dative to a  cili/en's duly was handed iii this  morning for publication. It, as the  wi.'ter states, aliords some food for  thought.  A piohounced rebuke was given to  those business men of a community  who lefuse to take their share in  work for the common good, by Mr.  J) Hughes Charles, president of the  I'elerboro Boaid of Trade. Said that  day  when  pres-  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest creations in Millinery. Up-  to-date Hats   Made and Trimmed to  Order at Shortest Possible Notice.  FLOWERS,     FOILAGE.   All    Ladies     cordiallj '-  invited   .fo inspect  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  STATION STREET,  DUNCAN, B. C.  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT  DUNCAN   L,vsE?LYEand STABLES  S. J. Hagan, Manager  HOTELSTRATHCOH&  Tourists and  sportsmen making  this hotel  their headquarters will appreciate the esctl-  . lent cuisine and service.  Electric light is fitted thiough  out.     There is a good   supply  of water.     No mosquiios.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE .B. C.  gentleman the other  serl to accept, Uie     piesidency ol the  Board for another   ternr   "I do not  think  [ got the .support as piesident  which I should lrom the town generally, and the    me-nbeis of the hoard  in pait-culai.   V.'e  held four meetings  dining  the yeui, and only only three  members attended all ol them according to the secretary   's reports; four  members  wore present at four meetings, my at three, eight at two, .in.)  -si*, (eon   at one     meeting out of the  live.  ���������'���������'irty-se.cii meni'beis of tins  Loan! ol trade never attended a  mcel'ing     at     all.   ������ Continuing  he .said     he came     to     Pelerboro a  stranger,  and had   done all  he could  to advance the interests of the board  and lie did not 'see     why a stranger  .should go on doing    the  work where  the general public was most interested and   got     the     mest benefit, but  would not  take the     trouble to attend  the     meetings    lie could as  a  pnvalc citizen spend     his  tunc just  as  pleasantly as anyone else,  but he  had  broken many social engagements  to attend" the meetings.   Still, ho had  lal-cn   up thc obligation of president  nnd wished to carry "it thiough.   In  Ins opinion it   was a disgrace that a  liock-y match    should take away the  bulk of thc members from an annual  meeting.  In giving tins lebulfe to the merchants and manufacturers of Pcter-  loio, Mr. Charles administered a re-  length, and^ if the party consists of j l"������ool to many moie business men all  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out mcv tlle country, members, of boards  put of which no royalty shall be or committees or other associations  chargen, the rest of the party ordin- winch are intended to benefit the pla-  ary  claims  only. - ees for which they     aic established.  "Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at-JJierato   J(' is true, and it has long been true,  of two and one-half per cent, "on the   that the willing    few public spirited  alue of the gold shipped from     the   and self-sacrificing '.membcis of such  Yukon Territory to be paid to     the    bodies, are in    the majority of cases  Comptroller.^ , -__  j left to do thc "work- in    which every  No free miner shall receive-a grant  member should    do ins     shaie.  The  I Union  Irewitw Co-  NANAIMO,   B. C.  BOCK BEER  NOW ON TAP  ������������������i"4������+<* *+*H**4-i"l������J***V*H������i'+  The yearly return of the BOCK BEER Season is of interest to the  Brewer as well as the Public, and the Union Book Beer for 1905,  will show that special caiehas been takeb in the manufacture of  this superior article.  The Union Brewing Co.'s Bock has becn brewed for a number of  months and stored in their famous cellars until it ha<- reached the  proper age, and is now ready and procurable on draught at all  Saloons.  ���������**���������**'���������������������������'���������?#������������������������������#**������*������'*  <0* "O-n* *i*������ -1  ������*^**vv***Wr������**^**^*  9  Miners' Drilling Machines  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.    Drill  Sharpened by us  always gives satisfaction.   Picks  handled and lepam.J.  Shipsrriithing    in aJ1      its    %gnhes.  Horseshoers and Genera! Biacksmitns.  Davie? Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -    Ladysmith, b   v  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  GUT ARE     ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT POR    THE BEST MEATS  IN THE MARK ETS.  WE ARE NOW BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OP THE RO  OKIES,  YOU-WILL GET THE BEST IP YOU BUY FROM US.  PANNELL   &   PLASEKTT  STFVENS BLOCK, flA*/.cP������=      ... X   -  A0Y5 '.::  ^���������H^-^-H-H-H'^'M-f-^-H'-f -t-t*+*������-���������++,.-���������-*<  <��������� ���������**--* *��������� -���������������.,. t������  x  LACv'SMITH TRANSFER CO. x  PIANOS,     ORGANS  , .f    Freighting a Specialty   -f  PRICES riODERATE  FIRST-CLASS  TURNOUTS    OF    RIGS,    HARNESS,   HORSES.  DUNC AN i   B. C.  Your patronage solicited  Telephone in  Connection.  -*C-*C-)K"'%  *  ^_^^_^_^ - - a-r-aeae* x x *-*-*  Pharmacist  5K  R. B. ANDERSON  HIGH GRADE BICYGLES  BICYCLE AND GUN  REPAIRING.    ACETYLENE GAS  FiXTURES AND GENERAL METAL WORKING  Fine lines, WATCHES, CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  Oddfellows Block    ���������    ���������    ������-  ?k���������Hr^k-tk-"7iv~&r���������av���������in-   "*���������  'f-*  '���������*-  <���������'*���������  '���������*���������  ''���������  - Duncanv, B.C.  *RK ac *  WHITTOME  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 individ-  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free mini's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $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  lame with  two legal posts, bearing  location uoticcs, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  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  be 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 2������ 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  flhewan River claims are either bar  or bench,  the former being 100    feet  fifteen     days if located within    ten     _   ^  ual or company. Royalty at the' rate [ miles of a mining recorder's office, ona jiong and'extending between high and  of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds additional day allowed for every ad- jow watcr mark. The latter includes  shall be collected on the gross   out-   ditional  ten miles  or fraction.   The  put.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  ,bar diggings, but extends back to the  fee for recording a claim is $5. ibaseof the hill or bank, but not   ex-  At     least $100 must be expended  'ceeding 1,00.0 feet.   Where steam pow-  on the   claiih     each year or paid to   er is used, claims 200'feet wide may  the mining recorder in lieu thereof,  be obtamad.  of more than one mining claim      on'amount of   selfishness shown in such  each  separate river, creek or gulch,  , cases is discreditable in the extreme.  We have known it Lo happen in large  placis'as  well <as sina.ll that men on  important     lommeicial     committees  would excuse   themselves on very in-  .idequalc  pre(e\ls-r-oiie had  "a meeting lo attend" which      turned out to  bo a whist paity at  the club, another had  to  (al.e his    wife foi  a dine,  a Ihnd went   fishing and sent no excuse at all    Assuredly     that was a  conspicuous     instance     cited by i\3r.  ( Iiarles, when the     bulk of the incm-  Inis absented themselves from an annual   meeting     in order to attend a  hoci ey    makh.       It may be pleaded  Unit tins  hunks    lhe stiong spotting  jiisLinct  ol  the     commun.ly.   Yes, it  s lute.   But it     docs not indicate a  hiisines*>!-like     instinct on thc pjut o.  the moie staid n'citiLcis of the community,     such as     members of the  Board  ot Tiade may  he presumed to  be. "        " G  Can  the gentlemen  who  thus abne-  paic their duties     reasonably expect  the unpaid officeis ol a body in whose  pioceedings all business men have an  inteicst,      to     give      up   their   own  socul     oi      family     engagements to  win iv for   tho     good  of  Uic     absent  ones'"   Presumably     t-heie arc several  among  lhc bakei's dozen who did attend lhat annual     meeting who weic  just  as anxiou-i lo     see the hockey-  inatch as weic the     othcLS who witnessed  it.    Had not Mr.  Charles and  Mr.; Quartet-main,  and   Col.' Edwp.rds  and the other ten good men and true  as fair a right.to    neglect the Board  of Trade meeting and  see the fun as  any  one else?   Of     course they had.  But they were   capable of sonic self-  sacrifice at  the     call  of duty, while  apparently t-hc remiss ones were not.  Selfishness is ingrained  in  most of  us;  laziness is  the banc of many. We  arc humanly  fond of      our leisure,-of  our recreations, of our home attractions,   and   properly      .so.   But   there  arc times .when     something must be  given  up   for  the general  good,  when  personal comfort     must give way to  the Strenuous life.   If a petition to  government'to     right a wrong is to  be. discussed, or if a meeting, with the-  town  council  ahout  municipal  affairs  is arranged,     or a     conference with  railway authorities  to   remove ittjus-  lice in freight rales,  t-h'e-place for a  v..-iem.bcr of a hoard of trade is in the  f'i?hting   li"������     with   his   fellow members.   Such  aro   tlie' occasions which  bring out- bold, ardent,  puhlic-spirti-  etl  individuals..'  But     these energetic '  leaders'cannot     do all   th-s  fighting."  they need     to he'    hacked' up by thc  rank  and' Hie,   and  a  man  who won't  take his share in     defending his own  interest in such a case "deserves to be  called  a duffer.  but the same miner may hold any  number of claims by purchase, and  free miners ma}' 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 vaIue of at least $200.  A certificate that work has''     been  done must be </!������t-iined each year;     if  not, thc claim tl&'A he deemed to   be  abandoned,  and    open  to occupation  and entry by a Tree miner.  The  boundaries of a claim may   he  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices  in    (he  Yukon  official  Gazette.  Petroleum���������All  unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, thc Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon  Territory,  arc open to prospecting for petroleum,  and the Minister  may reserv e for an individual or company having machinery on the  land  to be prospected, an aica of 1020 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width shall not execc.  Ihrse times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such disco\cry, an area  not exceeding (340 acres, 'including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre and  the remainder-of the tract reserved  namely, 1,280 acres willbc sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-c6uh-  cil. '':-..'  J AS.   A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister  of tho Interior.  Department  of the Interior,  ^  AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A   ND  SAFELY.   "  *  *  *  *  Stailles in Uie rear of the Laflysimth hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  * WILLIAMS AND WASKt T  *  ���������J-  +  DiiiSei*     "ST WEEK  I  We advertised     a special in China !'  Tcj. Sets, uo.v     we want to talk to '  mi about  DINNER    SETS"  Anything which you  look  upon three times a dav needs (o be to  your liking.    We have sufficie nt   Variety of stvlrs  in dinner patterns to satisfy the mot' exacting taste    Caicful buying from the  most reliable houses ensures   us���������and you  '     SATISFACTION  One of our most popular   sets jus I  now is a White and Gold, by  Furnivals,   Colonial  shape,   nc   af   ..i..l  -r-isiidt;���������gord W.ne,  and the  cost for 93 piece sets        $lS  of which you can make up yo       ur own combination. Wc have a piece  selection at populai   prices.  Weiler  $^!������&*x2&ift='**s3!S!&i~  VICTORIA  B.C.  il  CUE!  Ill  \r  Leads Them  IN QUALITY  AI  :o:-  R. P. RITHET,  Pacific  Coast  VICTORIA; ;���������:  :-:  Agency.  --: :���������: :-:B.C.  To Make Hard Tins es -Good       I  and Guod Times    Better  Buy Your Meats From  ���������   H.&Wf������Til  r".*������  NEXT DOOR TO THOMSON'S HARDWWARE STORL  WE CAN SATISFY YOU  Ft  SI  Solicitor, Etc  t Avenue  -IADYSMITH  fi.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of  all kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on Gataore    at. M  L?- - rl  tH������   EAfLV   hYimm  iowi HEMS  FOR  SALE���������A    tluec-and-a-quar-cr  farm   wagon.    Can 'be seen  at     ''.  Petcison's      store,    Roberts   street.  Will  be sold at  a bargain.-  Government   Ag-ent Thomson was a  passenger   to   the  capital   this  morn-  "Mr. Yarwood, of Nanaimo, pass'*il  thioiigh on lhc nine o'clock (ram lo  Viclona.  HI i.s. Frccl and .Miss IM. l-'rccl went  down lo Victoria on this morning's  tiain.  Judge Harrison passed through 1-j  Yu-toii-i from Nanaimo -on this morning's irain.  "Mayor Planla, of N'iinni'mo, paid a  husiuess \isit lo tins city this morning.  Mi    Huggard,      who has been  verv  ill dining lhc last   few  weeks is now  licoveicd and hopes to resume dutie,  ~,A   I lie  school   Monday.  Aliss -Michael's resignation of her  josilion as teacher of Div. -I at the  public school took effect ycsterd.iv  jifKrnoin In future one division o:  lhe school will be closed as thc run.. -  hei of childicn attending (School i  not sull'ciently large lo warrant the  tiusteix  keeping  ten  divisions goin.r.  tijur^em  imtm  ,������-*d������W> F  JL^^-nCt,--^   ������J JCVNX)JAjJ^i?  New York, N.Y., Apiil 20.��������� Arrived, steamei Campania irom Livcr-  pool; J.igurm from Naples.  wln'tt'*|iiiiK*, yet it vo->t  Victoria enough to-win a dozen,    Vancouvei  has   g  had the same experience.    Years ago  the lmpoitaiipn  business  vvas siiong  heie,     and     Vancouver,   came   to   be  Igokcd  upon ,is a good  thing for broT  ken-devvn    laciossc    players    in the -  h"ast.    It  lasted for -^ while until local  people  began   to  pinch  themselves and  wake up.    Then the eouise of  ��������� I bringing  up  the juniors was  practic-  MAKTIAL LA������-               .   't.(i, and  .as a result there is a pretty  Taipeh, Formosa,  Apul 29.-11    is ^^ q[ lacl.os&c p*aycrs right  expecU-d that martial law will be de-   ^ this  hUle ^ (oday  elared   thioughout  the  isL-iil  of hoi- .    ^^  ^^  wUh  Westminster.   Thc  mosa at   any  moment     The author.!-   ^    )jy  the banks Qf tnc prascr   is  ties  view  the situation calmly     a!ul > ,.eUcr "known through  thc prowess of  the   Chinese  residinls   continue  their   ���������tg   ,acrossc  meu "than it,  is  through  a.vo:ativ-ns     undi-stui-lvd.    Summer  communications remain open.   o '���������   MARINE. 'people     in Canada  who do,not like  The trial trip of the Henrietta was   ,.,,.,,_ 1yut tnere are a mjgi,ty few who  '  "       ihn    can keep away from a hot number in  SSri*?V**-%*5?S������  its salmon, though the salmon are  piDtty good -when you come to think  of it. There might be a whole lot of  .Just look in at llinight's window  and sec thc new souvenir goods jusi  in. New Post caids, books of views,  leal her post-cards and a number of  other .souvenir goods of Ladysmith  Don't roi'gei Knight's Hooks I ore ha  them f.ir sale.  Thc weather has been very changeable   the  last   few  days,   typical   A|-  lil.       Today thunder was heard distinctly,  and  while not  much rain tn  sued    heie,   feleg(.',phie   renorts   say  that at   noon a heavy thundei   'timer   wns  had   in   Vancouver.  "Mavor and Mrs. Coburn returned  today fiom thcii holiday spent in  Eastern Canada, I'oth his woish p  and Mis. Cobuin look in the best of  health and repoit. a most pleasant  trip.  TIIE   RWK   WILL  PAY*  The lit tic" envelop so lony used by  the \Vel!iii*g1oii Colliery Conipanv, i  will be out of it from this time- oi , '  as IHfc cctiiipany will hepoaf'ter pay j  oli their employes through the Bank j  of (Vmmeice at Ladysmith. 'It is in- j  deistood that cheques ��������� will he issued!  fiom the Company's oflice direct to  the men, and arrangements aic made  foi   paying  by  the bank.   o  '  WILL   I'LAY TODAY.  The ('lunch of England tennis court  is now completed, and the first game  ii to he played on it this afternoon  Tlie cmut is in every respect an excellent one, and thc members of the  club have eery reason to feel proud  of it.  made at Vaiisouvcr yesterday, the  stcamei developing a speed of 10  knots. The Heniietta is the vessel  converted from a b|-.rge into a'passen-  gcr and freight carrier fiV Macken'/.ie  Bros., Vancouver. She is intended  for service between thc Terminal  City and  the noi thern coast   points.   +   PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������11  a.m. *  Sabbath  Scfiool-2.30  p.m.  Bible'study class,  Wednesday even  ing at  7.30.  CHURCH OF ENGLAND.  Morning Seivicc���������11   a.m.  Children's  Sunday   School���������2 30.  Evening service and sermon���������-7 p.m.  At the evening services the aiith-'in  The Rossiirrcction, will be render =d  by  the choir.  Rev. It. Bowcn, Rector.  METHODIST CHURCH.     o  .tev. W. C. Schlichter, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a. rn.  Sunday School���������2.SO p. in.  Evening seivicc ��������� 7..'iO p.m.  NANAIMO.  N'aiuiimo, Apul 20.-'I he position  ol Manager of the local In.mch of Hie  Canadian Hank of Comment has  I ecu filled by the appointmnit ul  iu II. Bird, at present ' manager  ,i the Feinie l.ranch. Mv. Biid will  take charge     in the eouise of a week  - r two.  L.  IL   Brown,sthe  keeper   of     tie  Lighthouse   on  Hallana" Island,   was  brought to"   town yesterday and will  he examined as to his sanity.   +-   Uu  lacrosse  line.    Wherever  a newspaper  can  reach,   tli3ic  Westminster  is heard about in lacrosse. And these  men ������\ho play, and vvho have played  for  Westminster  lo  all   intents and  purposes,    learned     the game there.  Turnhull,    of     course,  and  Cheyiie,  lbrew      balls   around on the public. '  holiday  celebrating  Noah's arrival in  the Ark,  but it was not thc    same  game thev played out here.   The Cliffords-,   (J revs,   Pedes   and the rest   of  them  have either been born in     the  country,  or have lived so long      in  .Wc-, tmins ter tint  .they know most ol  thc sockeyes and  the echoes that go  'up  the rivei  by  their first names.  !    If Victoiia would  get  in and take  a chance     with some i<f her juniors,  play them even if..a defeat lo0med up  in     sight,   I heie would  be a mighty  good  chance   to show  up  well  afler-  waid,  and  there  would also  lie     a  lot of enthusiasm among young local  f?llovvs who play lor the game's sake'  and  who,   to0v might  have a lot    of  Iriends and relatives who would pay-  to see them play,  wearing Victoria's  '.colors  for  Victoria's hoi or, and not  for their, own pockets.  THE   /RING  hollowing in Jabez White's footsteps to these shires, is one oi Eng-  glan.l's sturdiest fighieis, Owen Mora n He is coming here to pit himself against the- bantams in this  I country, and a match -will be ai ranged lor hiinoii his arrival.  I    Many      fistic     sharps    in  England  think Moran is the real hifilani,  chqmpion of that country, although  'joe Rowker gained the*decision over  hiin on points.  Re     can, scale      from   IM   to   ILS  poumls easily.  Moran' has a  line record-   Ilis l*lSl  , fight was with "Digger" Stanley,  |    Stanley is a "clever hoy, having la-  i Ken tho measure of Jimmy Walsh, of  'Boston'last year in London, but Mo-  Lace  Collars  3 Yards Long, 48 inches wide, beautiful  spray designs. ,  Special, $1   pair  3 yards long, 52 inch=  es wide, nett centre  Special, $1.25 pr  DRYSDALE - STtVEHSON  -   Co.   Ladysmith  I|j|-Ji i  i   Ul mi If <  unable .lo iv-uoir.modate.    Howie tt  is  now   living   to  anange, games   with -  the .--'cattle League team, .so as     to  give his  team a good  tiy-out before  the season opens.-- ,.   -   - *.   o ��������� ^   t  r  R\CE      MEET  IN    -VANCOUVER.  With  hoiscs  coming, from  California,   Oieguii and  Washington,  besides  ���������many  Biitish  Columbia  trotters and ^  racers      Iiom   Viclona and  interior  points,  the prospects arc blight* for  a successful  race meet being held   in  Vancouvei     in     May.    At a recent  meeting  of     tlic   Vancouver   .Jockey  Club a lace card was decided upon,*  which, provides  for two  days,     Wednesday,  May 21,  and  Saturday, May  27.   Good purses aic hung up.  ....      o  IRRIGATION   IN  THE MILlC  RTV-  10R  VALLEY.  uniloriii.    Should   Anderson come  lhe"  infield   will  be  shaken   up.    Kennedy  will go from  fiist   to left  field,  l)ow-  nie from secdnd  to 1 ij_.liI. and Gillespie and   Anderson will cover the initial  and  second   b.ises      The  loc.il.'s  next  practice  giuncs aie  with      the  University  ol   WVhingU.ii   If-uii   Fw-  day      and  Saluid.ty and   flic   Set He  Elect lies  Sunday  iMrntan.i   is    coming     in for a big  shaie of  (lie general  prosperity       of  the coiintiy,  and  it   will'only he     a  few i-hoil yui's  vvh-n  she will'rank  with anv of tne Northwestern states  in agiiciilluial greatness.   The recent*  act, of  Hie  Inleiior  l)ep.utmenf     of  the   United   Stales   in   setting  aside  .1.1,(1110,(1! 0    toward   leclainung  three,  or  loui   blindie.l   thousand   acres     in  the .Milk Ki\cr Valley is hut  the he-  gimiing or a much vaster development  of  this      section ��������� as   lhe  needs-grow  apace.        Already     the   agricultural  worth   or -  this   (o-lo-f.'imous  valley  has he-*'! inlequalely demonstiatcd  in  the reijulls y.'hich  have followed '-the  ii ligation  woik   already,  estabtishexl.  It  has  been  successfully-.proven  that  all  kinds     of  agricultural   products  glow in great ab-ainlancc wherever ir-  iigation   is used     The soil  is natur'  ally rich and n--*eds only nioistuie to  make it -yield' prolif.cally.   The Great  Northern" Railway furnishes adequate  iianspoi tuliion      facilities,   its  main  line practically cuitmg the valley in  two    The fact  that , the government  has decid<-d"Mo hogin immediate hpcr-  . aliens     will  provVatgjcal  incentive  | io lhc people of that -seel ion    '.who  .have-always believed in  the futiiieof  ' their coiintiy and will i>pen to settle-  ' ment a vast area, of licit land to the,  , home siekri   aiul  investor.  l^lSr=_W������1������S-_____i  SPORTS  ���������^^-^-^���������H^^-^*^-'*~)K-H("  LACKOSSE.  Victoria sports do  not seem 10 i-v . ^^ sec���������red U)e decision over him  Hi  VICTOR! \   GETTING   READY.  Victoria,  R.C..   Apiil  21).���������Manager  .ovvlett and his hunch of ball players are doing then daily slunl.s at  Oak Ray, and are mindly lounding  into foim. The pnucipal^ pr.icl'ce  that is being done is hatting, as lhc  grot lids aie in Veiy had shape for  fielding.. There were a couple of games with,Olvmpfii,���������ih sight, hul won (  has. been  received" thai   they   will  ho  list   1 venue,  Fresh  CHOCOLATES  PSH FRUIT  Constantly "Arriving", Including  _,���������  .. ,   .     DANANN/iS"   "'  '*-,-./'       '     LEMONS   ".'X"  URGE NAVAL ORANGES  APPLES  COCOA NUTS -     .  Our Groceries, are ..always  Fresh  and Quality Guaranteed.       ;  ^* - ,  Cowichan and Salt Spring - Cream-  ery Butter always on hand  SIMDN LEISER&COLtd.  OATACRE ST.  ���������LfiLUY^MCTH  ���������At-  BAKERY  We have just recieved another carload of'Ogilvie's  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD  Flour, the best in the land. If you  havn't tried it call"at the store and  we will be pleased to give you a  sample sack,,   .  BLK1R&  MDKTyy  CARLISLE   BLOCK  ri-IONE 2-4  Thc   first  number of   thc Cowichan  Leader at rived today,    it  is   printe  at  Duncan,   under the management of  gi.'ing satisfaction  to otlur  towns in ^ twcnty_round contest last January  British Columbia, and in a recent is-  *uc  the  Vancouvei   1'iovincc  has      a  smack at  them.   The paper says:  .Victoria    will not  learn by cxpei^ | "vlio"expccr to     see  him  male Rood  here  For several months Moian has been  'aiiMOus to come to this country, and  he has  a host  of     Knglish wlinircis  iencc.   There arc all kinds of icpoi  about   the country  of  the capital following     that   crazy  old  notion   that  other cities have found to be fatal to  a successful  lacrosse   fcanii.    Victoiia  ,s  still  importing  playeis  from   the  Kast,  and from all,.accounts, is gelling-a bunch  of-false alaims.  It,  is  amulet  o'f  fact   thai   better  .ill-rouml      lacrosse   is   played   right  Tom O'Rourke wilh look after his  interests here. O'Rourtc had plan  ncd io send for Bowker, hut upon the  lalter's defeat and thc advice of Chai  ley   MiU-hcll.dccWcd     to take Moran  ii strad. .     ~  If Hob ���������������������������'"���������it/.simmons     gets into tne  Hng wiiii Marvin Hart there will be  Bankru  toctk  ^Tn-ws. -!*������������.������-.-! * t<nyt ���������^y������tysct  is '13 vcars old,  at  Duncan,   under the management ci    here in British Columbia man o.     n������       . ;  Air.   ftarrv   Rmrt-h.     It  is a     ������n.al|/ other side of the Rock.cs.    So  muh    ^^ Fm  shed,  but,  as the publ.shci  says,    it     better  is  played  in   \ .incomer   than   ponu.t aaar.  will glow in  lime .     It is not   easy    ,  -   OF   W. H. LIVFLY  ������������������������������������  Consisting of WATCHES, CLOCK?, mm, J  1       Silverware, KnSves, Fork������, S p ens  and Fancy woods  All these Will be Sokl at  EWELRY  W. G. Fraser  to do the work necessary to get oiu  ;i j.,ipci in a small country village,  si ml have if hum full of news���������it al-  vvavs takes time. Mr. Smith has a  momising field, and should do well  at   Duncan  BAND     CONC'-ERT       TOMORROW.  Weather'permitting,  the     members  *.[ the City Band     will give an open  air -concert al  the corner of (iatacre  street and  First     Avenue  tomorrow  afternoon    at      three o'clock   sharp.  This will be thc ���������. opening of a series  of'oufdoor    promenade concerts  that  lhe baud intends giving here this season, and if is   hoped  that there will  be  a  good   turnout.   The programme  tomorrow  will  he a good one, and a  more  pleasant   way of spending an afternoon    than      hy  listening to  good  music in the open air cannot well  be  found.  "The people, who lil.e good music should  give     the baud eve'     support in this undertaking.  Fresh Dairy Butter  One pound  prints,   excellent quality,  30c  One pound prints, good quality,^ 25c  W.T.HEDDLE  CO.  Less Than 50c ������n $ 1.0������  ' MerchantTailor,  (1st Avenue)"  Spring Stock on hand, Call early and  get your choice.  We Have Just Recei  4 CONSBliN  the celebrated  ve  TKNDKRS.  Tenders for pain ting the Oddfellows' Hall, Ladysmith, (one coat),  will be'received up to Monday evening May Isl. AH particulars  -.-.in 'he obtained by calling on thc  1 ii'lersiixned.  Lowest, or.any lender not necessarily-  aicepted.  .1.  II.  Malhcson,  1st.   Avenue,  Ladysmith,  B.S.  Williams' Block  jLadysmitn  in Manitoba' that it is almost a pity  Lc. talk about it.    Several   thousand  people of this city   remember        the  Winnipeg  .Shamrocks   being   out  here  not so  \i.UA  ago.    Yet   Victoria     is  ���������importing players from Manitoba ami  some of them* are said lo be old  Shamrocks. If Victoria would cut.  out that importation business altogether, the championship might, land  on Vancouver Island. Victoria has  absolutely no chance fo gela look in  by -bringiiig men from the. Hast.  i -Last year the Island Cily had a  little experience with men who played lacrosse, for so much per, and  from the way some of .the influential  men of the' Victoria team talked afterward, they did, not altogether like  the      experience. Victoria could   not  Partioiaar^rocerj.  HAVE YOU SEEN  Those Sh'rts, Nobby Ties and Fancy Vests?  Up to the Minute in Style and Coloring.  At Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.    -   -   -  TELEPHONE  0-7  me  1  now,  but the freckled     boxer hasn't  shown any    signs of nervous collapse  vet. ���������,.  Hart  wants  a championship.   I here  seems to be     little chance.of a fight  for  the heavyweight^title,  and so he  has  turned his eyes to  the l^ht-hca-  vy-weight laurel  wreath.  Fit/, is vvil-  liiif     When     the       theatrical season  closes     a match     will likely^be ar-  ranged.  BELLING MAM TEAM.  .    nellingham,   April 2i������.-Thc. Belling-  luyn   Baseball   Association has leased  'the fair grounds for  the home games  or   the  league  season.    The  grounds  are  to lie put in shape at once.  The  o illield,   which   has   been  in bad condition; is  to  be   leveled  and   rolled,  and the whole field will be put in the  best,   possible  shape.    A   proposition  to  establish  aground  closer  to    the  .citv,   on  land   belonging   to the  Ilel-  ''llriKlram  Ray  Improvement Company,  hail      been  considered,  but  the  fair  grounds were thought the better for  (his year.     Boh Gillespie, who is to  cover   first   for   nellingham,  has    arrived.    Andy   Anderson,  second  baseman,  is  expected   in  Bcllingl ain  in a  few  days. There has been some  trouble securing  Andersen,   who did  not  desire to play  ball  pnywherc    , this  year, but Dugdale hopes to overcome  that and believes  the famous second  sacker will Le seen in a Bell Ingham  We are also Making a Largs F.sduction ia the prices  of our Large an* Weil ^saried stosk so as to  make this an interesting Clearing sale.  DontHjs*This Chance if You are Looking For  Bargains.  B.FORCIMflER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  |  First Avenue,   X   X   X     Ladysmith,   B. C. |  '&&2&^&msgsBiemamaias  e %  -*ii  H AH! | |y  T*t������i  H       ^=i    *M&  isBakmt^^sssi^s^aeBaBBEaaaBaBamasK  The Monthly Drawing.f  tilhe  unHlrlii uML  will   lake place THURSDAY, MAY 511, al   f.  o'clock  p.m.  af .ilair  A   Adam's  Slore.    Kveivbody - is  iuvileil  lo  pari idpate.  In Wire Wotind, Cotton and Rubber.  EVERY LENQ i H GUARANTEED  A  Complete Stock of OHIOREN KK TT1NG   NOW  ON  HANI.).:;.  fcADYSMITH HARDWARE CO,, ltd  Gharlie    Don  Company  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUIVIM Kit CIOODSJUST ARRIYEO.  tCharles Dunn, of the above, .firm, visits Ladysmith every Sunday for the  purpose of taking measurements and seeing customers personally. May  bo seen at the Hotels. We guarantiee all stock and -a perfect fit at tho  lowest possible rates. Suits-from $1.5.00 up. Pauls from $1.00 up. All  jTaiid-made.        tk ������,������������������., . . ' "*'a   .    '-  Two First Class Residences  ���������kj   In the Centre of tho Cily  JOHN STEWART /       P. O. Box 268;  FIRE, LIFE  AND  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE.  CONVEYANCING  NOTAifr   PUBLIC.  - y

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