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 DUNCANS .. "���������  f.  LADSYfilTH f  r*v  ^-kV. r-1 -    V^''       *.,  : Daily  .it'L'.-U'/i/d a  1*&  ^  JUL4.Mg6  V  le^ORlA,^^  ,.1.0lSL^V'-\  tH������l-*>**������HMH*>f4������IH*$^^  ' LADYSMITH HIS  & DUNCANlg  '  , - **     ?'-  ���������';Gv  VOL. 2,  MONDAY, JULY 3, 1905.  A-  PRICE FIVE CBNTiS?  DOMINION DAY  IN  i  ,1  It Was Gelebrated by Hundreds 6fPedple  in a Manner Worthy  of the Anhiversa^ p| the Birth of the  Great Dominion \  \Y\  Baseball,  Football, Regatta, Footracingand Dance Made Up  Programme that Eclipsed all Previous Ones  ��������� ' ��������� '���������' - .'������     -    ___l���������       '"    *-  .,.,,.'   In This City  SIR: THOMAS Will TBY  f    AGAIN  Private Advices Say that  Lipton Will Make An-  ;;   other Attempt  T o   Win American  Cup  My Ine Will Design  /       the Boat  Considering that it was the first    ing-5-1 in fayoi\,of-the yisitors:. ^   'many smartlstops at their own shoot  of  July,, the  weather  on  Saturday!    In Ladysmith's^foluilh' C]axkef"*filt J1* Iine*   They     were <lefeated 2 nil,  vas delightfully cool and  for  those    by tlie-bell', 't66k hishase. -Morrison {*nd considefrinS *"<* were up against  i ?��������� ���������    4  , ���������    .. .- .    ,,,--,       , ,,     , .  j .        )tlic P"ck oi��������� the Ladysniith eleven, it  who participated in the sporting ev-  took third and -Clarke reached home-|nust  ^ _a|d-    t,    ,di(,  remarkably  oats, perfect. King Sol hid himself . on Ba'o's wild throw (0 second. Mor-  .iuring the greater part f tie day, rison crossed" tiiS plate on^ error, of  fhe ram,  which occasionally threat-   ,,       ., . J >.     .-������      .  (he   pitcher   and catcher.   White  hit  i-acd, fortunately kept pfl". Each ev-  > ut was pulled off without a groat  ' mount of fatigue, which would undoubtedly have been experienced had  f. ihc day been a sweltering, sunshiiiey  ��������� me.        '    -  Crowds of people came from - Vie-  oria, Duncans, Nanaimo and,the Isolds, and all Ladysmith's visitors  .I'ere" unanimous , in _voting the celc-  .ration a success. Praises, well mer-  iied, were continually sounded of  *he committees for having everything  .���������n such a, business-like footing. Ev-  ���������: y event on  the  programme     went  ff without a hitch.  The visitors began to" arrive short-  'v tfefore     nine o'clock.   The trains  \i ere met hy tlie reception -.committee  and the visitors heralded with sweet  i,d martial music hy the" c,:,ty'band.'  I fie bandsmen worked with remark-  f;. hie energy throughout the day, anj(  '.���������i whatever place an event was-,be-  ' ���������.���������!���������; pulled oft",  the band  was on the  lo Gordon at short,-and Kerr,, and  Thomas struck- out.- Ladysmith? C,"  Nanaimo f>. -        -. --  Nanaimo's'.'" Hi���������Woods went out ,at  first     and Graham, followed.   Steele  icached, first on a good git to     left  field   lie arrived at fr'acbnel safelyanrt  MansonIs(hit. to.left field' brought him  home, Manson-arriving home shortly  afler,  and  Boyce struck out.. Nanaimo 7, LaclysmUh 0.  . -Ladysmithrs:CtIh^Muir^went?:out;at  first and 'Fletcher hife^to'JWilkln'son  at centie'-'firld: %ui!baV*made������* first  Dunbar and      Sanderson made, home  on  latter's  gooil^hit?' between centre  and light;,field.   Clarke^went -oirt'_V  firs.t.     . - - ,-������������������ ---,- y������V-.j;. ' ";.^"i  -  LadysmUh 8;^ Nanai.nioc,7. ^ ^ *. , ^'  ��������� Nanaimo Bth.���������Turner'.reached 3ri"  on- ^Morrison's-4 and ^Clarbe's errors  Willcins^irreacl?ecr"seoond and" Gordon  took first. Turner, reached home and  was*   closily    followed by Wilkinson  *well.'-   ������������������ .' - :  /fhe play ,��������� exhibited ���������on Saturday,  makes one realize that, since the close  of last season Ladysniith Footballers  haye^not^ deteriorated, and the neat  combination, hard kicking, and prel'-'  ty work of both Ladvsmith's teams  brings forcibly home to" one the fact  that- i'inlthe great 'tournament at  Portland in September they stand a  good -m phanceof,. winning the C'.*ast  championship.  _-.;But this is not talking celebratioji.  T(o return to the subject. x\ |ew foot ���������  races-   were     next rvn    oft, and   of  these     the results are given  below,  and a.word .oni;   the  baseball match  between  ^theL;Eagles of Ladysmith  and the Eagles. of: Victoria.  * ;The beautiful cup "exhibited in Mr.  PorcimmeffS *-^lor. a,    few days past,  New York', July 3.���������The Tribune  says Sir Thomas Liptbn has decid?d  to challenge a fourth time Toj- .the  America^ cup. The news comes from  England from''private souices, and  there "is every "reason to'believe that  Sir    Thomas means  what he says.  He declared some  time ago that he  */ *        \%     ��������� '  j would  wai t and * see' what * was    the  ��������� . -..'.. *��������� I result ofthe perfonnancc of theBri-  Between and after the football and.  tomart Loat dcsi     d ,     Alfrc(, M u  baseball  games     the  footraces, were-, *nc  fo,-ihe  32_foot .������-      ,)ut d)ienv  FOOTRACES.  MUTINEERS ORDERiSl  TOSURRENnH  Port Authorities at Kuclinzi ill  on Crew o| Kniaz-Pbtcmkint?   I  to Land Without Arms    ^  Turkish Officials Taking Precau  tions to Prevent Mutineers Using Anadoli Kovaka  ene.    The programme rendered  by | a"d Gordon. ,Balo topk first      and  ;e band was much' longer than     at   Woods struck'^out.   .Balo was put out  .st announced and was given in     a"  manner that called forth much praise  r;om all who heard it. The prolamine was opened by a baseball  match  u     the bunker grounds,-Ladysmith  i    . Nanaimo,    Although it fueled dis-  iVastrously     for  the  home  boys,   the  .ime did not. by any means lack in-  <Tcst, and dining the first few  in-  jf'inigs  the play of Ladysniith       was  ���������. (. ^ that lovely^trophiy'Which-hasama<le  ������ B,sh��������� TuIrnef .reached Sra^the fingcrsTof"*ewry.basehalling Eagle  son's and-Clarice's mW* ' of ^ localtAerie^itcH *o^'grasp,'was  alas, not destined ever to ornament  the lodge room of Ladysmith birds.  This realization- was thrust rather  forcibly onto4"' us Ladysniith people,  and,we received it with'a'fih^ck when  we saw^tfolling onto the field, with  his perpetual smile, Hollins, the professional pitcher of Victoria. It-  speedily became clear to the spectators and players alike that it was  useless for the home birds to hope  for victoiy for they absolutely failed,  to score a single run during the first-  five, whilst the visitors danced mer-  at second and Graham, reached first  en"h hit to left' field" Steele was  put out at first, and tlie-.innings  closed. Nana'.mo 10, Ladysmith 8.  Ladysmith   made-Jno further-score  and secMiicd to 'fpo to pieces after this;  their work in the field, especially, in,  the 7ih,   being ragged"   Kerr '  was  takeii out of the bo.*, and Sanderson  put in    The Kaiiainio pitching, which'  1^ .iperior to that of the visitors    In   Jiad   hern      poor  hitherto,   improved  Vieir first, three innings Naiutino did   slightly,   but.'at tio~. stage'  of."*'the  /��������� ,i score, *sit in and after the fourth   game could it  be ^termed good.     In  i ley pulled up and  made a good shw   Ladysmith's sixth  Mnnison  hit    to  s ,g.    Nanaimo  went in first.  Woods   Wilkinson,      White  to  Gordon,  and  .ruck out and Graham reached first   Kerr .struck out.  ���������i Sandeison's fumbled  l.nll.  Steele       In Nanaimo's seventh Manson took  't  to, Clarke,  and  Manson        was    first. Boyce went out at"first,     and  ��������� -.tiight  by     Thomas.       The innings    Manson leached second.   Turner made  'iosed  without  a score.   White open-  first on a hit  to right field.  Manson'  ..<! tlie innings for Ladysmith. lie hit   ieached home and Wilkinson     made  ;.)  the   bunkers  and   gained  second,    first.   Balo took first and Turner and  i err  made  a powerful  hit   to right ] Wilkinson     got home.'-  Woods' made  iHd, bringing White home and gain-,1 first'and then -moved 'io second. "Gra-  ;nt; second. Thomas singed, and Kerr   Imm  took first on Sanderson's miss,  i/uide third  base, and ,home on     the  and  Balo  was   pul,.out at the plate.  ..teller's     ovei throw.    Muir   * was    Ni<mimo 13, Ladysmith 8.  After ibis innings'neither' tejim*  scored further, and the end of the  game was uninteresting.   W. ������Sandei-  riin .. off.   They  were all vetsv,close  and I interesting.   The results'of. the  ,vgr.io'us'' races .are as follows  ^-75 yards, girls under 10:      l !       K  iU..,  R.     Jones;i 2nd ,  M.^afFney;-  Hiil.,   B.  Davis.  75 yards; boj's under lf>:*  '      ���������-���������  1st, .1.  Hutchinson;  2nd,  A.  Good;  3i'd , J. ITough. ' '\  HH) yards, girls under M:  1st., M. Anderson;    2hd ., M. Gaf-  fney,    3rd., A. McKinnon;,  I'OO yards- ,boys under ,1������ -������'  1st., V.     Carrol;    2nd'!fT. Datie;  ."id , W. Bealtie.       ^,       ,,  10(1 yards ladies' race:  1st., Mrs.  Watts ;    2d., Miss Bangs; 3rd., Miss M. Thomas^     :  liOO^yards, miner's race:'     "*:  1st , R.  Vipond;   >   . -_  J. Ellis and A. Challoner ran a  tie for the second place. .They lan  over again later, result, 2nd.,'. J. Ellis., 3rd., A. Challbnei\  Boys' three legged race'  1st., J.     Bryden and     G. Adam;  2nd., T. Morgan and T. Batti������,   3id.,  .1. McKinnon and K. Lawrence.  The footraces were over in good  time, 3.J5, and the crowd adjourned  to the spit to witness what to many was the most .interesting and enjoyable portion of the programme,  viz., the legatta. Like.the prececl-  mirabiy managed, there being no long  for the meeting of Ilerr Schofi's latest 'icreation, .lhe Sonyca, built for  Mr. Farley according, lo Uift new British rule of i measurement. II the  My I nc boat proves a success at defeating the f-ferr Schoff, il is umlei-  stood thai Mylne will recede an order at once to design a cup challenger for Sir Thomas. Mylne was the  paitner of the late George ,T. Watson, and it is'now said that il has  been the assistance of the' plans recently used by the deceased designer  which we the result of many exhaustive experiments with rifoucls intended for American cup challoingers.  PROTECTION OF  BRITISH SUBJECTS  London, .July, 3.���������In the House of  Commons   this  afternoon,'Karl  Percy,  the foreign under secretary,    replying .to la suggestion that a friendly  representation���������'should< bc_ made to the |  Russian     government proposing      a  temporary    suspension of  the treaty  Bucharest, July 3.���������The port authorities at Kuslenji, Roumania,  have been.instructed to call upon the  7,-50 mutineers who are on board the  Km a/. Polemkine to land from that  vessel without arms, informing them  thai they would lie treated as foi-  cign deserters wjile in Roumania en,  the event of the refusal of the mutineers lo submit to thesd conditions,  or hostile action against the town,  (lie .Roumanian warships were ordered  lo use force.  There is much excitement over the  Kiiia.z PotemK'ine, where differences  opinion exist between the leaders,  'omc of whom advocate landing in  Roumania, while othere propose, to  leturn to .Russia and joining the oth-  ei mutmicMis ships. The prefect of  KusUnji permitted a delegation of  the mutineers to enter the tojivn and  pin chase provisions. The sailors report that the Black iSea Heel not only did not try to capture the Kniaz  Polemkine, but. ihr.t the crews of  the ships openly rejoiced when the  rebel ba Ilk ship left   Odessa.   *  The  ciew  of  the  Russian  gunboat  Psczouapc,  now at Kuslenji,       met  sonic of  the ciew of the Kniaz Po-  temkine,  accompanied   by  a Russian  torpedo boat.   About 600 Roumanian  soldiers are being concentreted      at  KuMonji   to   meet   eventualities   and  the cabinet  ministers  aie  pioceedtng  there today  to deal  with the situation.  TURKS  PREPARING  FOR POSSIBLE TROUBLE.  Constantinople, July 3���������The Turk-,  ish  officials at- Anadoli Kavakia,  Asia Ahnci,^ at the entrance of vthe Bos-  phoious,  are   talcing precautions     to  pi event, the possible use of that poll  by the mutineers of tke Kniaz  Po-  temkine.       The     Turks     will     not  permit,the battleship to pass through  the Bosphorus after sunset       They  even stopped  the Russian guaidship  at  Constantinople  with  a blank shot  when    returning    with   Ambassador  Zinoviofi after a short cruise m    the  Black Sea.   M.  Zinovioff landed and  proceeded to Constant inople, but the "  guardship was held until morning.  BLA6KSEA  FLEET CREWS  MUTINEE  London,      July  3.���������It  is  apparent  ,   ,.       r     . ,-       f ,,      *na*' a"-   ^lu> crews of the Russian  excluding  foreign  warships   from   (I12   r>i, .1-  c      .1    .   1   ,. i-      1   .i-.  ������.    .    cf f.   .      T, .,   . .-     Black Sea flee I have mutinrcd. Whei  Black  Sea so that     British vessels        .   .    .   ��������� >    ������   ,, .   ,  ^,  . . ,      . ,   ..     ,. , I Admiral Kruger's fleet reached Odes-  miftht safcRiiard theilives and prejper  ������.���������    n ,    ,,   .*   ,    .      ,,   ,   ,.     ., .  4      f .1     n ���������<��������� 1       i-i       j 0.1 Isa-   tll(   admiral signalled  the Kniaz  ty of    he Bntish subjects at Odessa,1 ������������������,������������������, -      4    ,-������������������    7. .    , ���������,,  ,-[.,���������     jt-    - j-   ��������� 4 I'otcmkinc to join the squadron.  The  ng events ihe water sports were ad-   said  (he present circumstances       at  waits between (he races.     The racis   Odessa*"did*"'not  VESPERS  CONFIDENT  ^    ,        ,v .    , 1 K'liinx  resjiondcd,  asking the  Admiration!    sullicicnt  lliemselvrs     were a surprise to all,  the  sculling   bein^       far     sujieiior  rily from base  to     base, and  acrcss   to what was anticipated.   The  local  "the plate. The sixth and last,innings  oarsmen did     exceptionally well and  ught by Graham, and Thomas put  it at second.   Fletcher rsashed first  Dunbar- singled   on   Manson's  error,  :K*rson 'failed  to reach  first,  and the  ��������� linings      closed,   Ladysmith's   score  .landing 3. ' ���������      .  ..ad Fletcher moved lo ���������t hi id and af-,son acted as umpire. The-Nanaimo  tt-rwards-made home on-the catcher's capH*m continually disputed his de-  merthrow. Muir was caught by Gra- eisions, butiiwith tlie exception1 of one  ii.ini, and Thomas put out at second, or I wo occasions, to tlieonlookcr,  rietche-r reached first. Duu-hnr sin- | his rulings appeared unquestionable.,  .tied on Manson's error and Fletcher, The match Over,' the crowds of  [moved to third and afterwardsmadc spectators,. coirimitlee and the band  omc on catchers  overthrow.    San-   move(l  mer to " the station  to await  ��������� the Victoria train, wh.'di vvas filled,  and conspicuous  amongst-their numbers  were members of'the Victoria  In Nanaimo's second innings Boyce aerje 0f Eagles,   under  whose auspic-  rui Turner struck  out,  and  Wilkin- |���������_   (he excui'sinn   was   run.       Lunch  was the next-order on the prdgram-  me,  after  which  the crowd  reassembled on  the bunker grounds - to'" witness   the footUill   (ournament,    Eag1-  les'  baseball  match  and  footraces/  At ii.30 the football (ourncy started. Three teams, only, entered. Nanaimo, ������������������^Ladysmith, find Laclysniith  Red Devils.   It fell to (he lot of Na-  for the home birds arrived ������nd Mr.  Forciminer still had in his pocket  the rings, , one of which he intended  presenting to every local Eagle who  crossed the plate. Ren's'faith in the  local birds is shown by the fact that  he brought nine rings with hi'". They  were "still reposing - comfortably in  the worthy president's pocket, prepared to return to their beds in the  velvet cushions in' Mr! F's glass case,  when a cheer from the crowd told  that something unusual had happened.  The crowd craned their necks in order to view an interesting ceremony,  for Fletcher for the home team had  crossed the plate. The ceremony  vvas woithy of the occasion, and an  fact put us in mind of the daily bistort y stories when 4vin<i,te knighted  followers for the performance of some  great ant. The only difference was  that this ceremony.:was a trifle more  impressive for unlike olden times  when the king     used to do .the whole  kept a great many of the prizes in  Ladysmith. Those who have been  residents of Ladysmith since the  building of the town was first commenced, say that Saturday's regatta  excelled any ever held here. The spit  was crowded with spectators and the  continued cheeiing testified to the.  enthusiasm. As is usually the case,  the Indian war canoe race was the  most inteiesting and the most appreciated event on the regatta program.  I'our canoes were entered and the  lace was most closely contested.  V.ilelc/. Island upheld their reputation as" champions of the neighbor,  hood which they have earned and dc-  iscrvccd, in recent times, ami Kupcr  Island struck home second. The keen  yet good-natured livalry between the  two islands is most interesting, and  as at Victoria regatta this yeai,  Valdez won only hy a small range.  There were no entries for the half-  mile, single   scull   for  girls  under   1(1  grounds for such a clepai (urc from  the liealy rules governing (he Black  Ren. There was" nothing loishovv that  the Russian govrrnmcnl.had no adequate .means for protecting British  subjects m common with lhe rest, of  the population, nor thai (he arrival  of British warships would improyc.  the situation ~  BANK MANAGER DEAD.  al  lo come on  board. No answer  being given,   (he  Kniaz cleared for action and steamed along the front of  the  fleet.    Admiral   Kruger  signalled  "Head  for  Selnastopol,"  and       the  Kniaz "We remain here."  -The Georg  Pobieclinosetz jset     the same signal.  The remainder   of  the fleet departed  after   the  Georgi had signalled     the  Kniaz "We wish to band you ojar officers;"       Saturday afternoon       the  Kniaz headed  towards the Rojuman-.  Monlieal,   July  3.���������W.   T.   Buc-lian-'ian  coast.   On  Sunday morning    the  business, himself,   the patting-  on the #0   the half      mile single  for  ladies  back with a sword and  the murmur-  was called, off first. -  ing of ihc necessary words, on "this  occasion it took to to do the work.  Thepaitting on the back was done by  There were three entries for this  but the fight lay between Mrs. Cox  of Gabftiiola   Tsland,   and Miss Cravt.'tllo,  - m failed.to reach /irst.  In     .the second  innings  for" La'dy-  kmith Clark* made a home, run on a  lieaiitiful      hit   to   the   bunkers,  and  Morrison  walked   :11c  made  second,  Jnd White lined out to Wilkinson and  irrison made third on second base-  pi's error.   Kerr struck out     and  jmas     went .6.ut at first.  Score,  fiysmith  4,   Nanaimo 0.  |n     Nanaimo's  third   the  visitors  score in  their  third,  ami  their  was not good.  Muir struck out  Fletcher went out on first.  Dun-  gained first on Manscn's  fumble  1 Sanderson struck out.  lien Nanaimo came  (0 bat in her  |(.h, Graham   made  first on  poor j Adam, and Morrison-.  Steele  hunted  and  gained j   The next     order was,    Ladysmith  Graham  and   Steele crossed''against Red Devils,** also of the City.  |plate upon  Manson  making    sec-  The teams;   .played five minutes'each  Turner  singled   and   Wilkinson, .-way, uml although  they were beaten,  (by'the ball,  made first.  Manson    (be little     DcviJ-s     made a far'more  "orrison's error,    creditable showing than did Nanaimo.  lion gained third on'a neat hit lo     Occasionally     they gr* the leather  It field and Turner and Wilkinson-dangerously near  the stalwart reprc-  )? home,   Balo hii,t  to Morrison   sentative of Ladysmith team's goal,  the side went out, the score be-and in the short     ten minutes made ���������  naimo (,o play against, Ladysmith to  e up quickly,  Gordon, Balo     and' s,arl with'    The "ome flVe defeated Lv." A. Morrison distinguished himself  1 striking out.   Ladvsmith failed 1 Wllh-ease   .tl,e  visitors, who liackied. in a inan���������er similar to Mr. Fletcher  the  strength   and-clover   play   that   They were'   the only scorers for the  neatly     speaking won for;Adam,and; iocal     Aerie    and they    now stroll'  his four     the game!'" Six to nil -was  the     score     at the conclusion of the  game.   The     ball was sent over the  line for the ���������,.   homers by Sanderson,,  IMr. Fraser, vvho tlumipod for all he was pretty close, Mrs. Cox eventual  vvas worth, .and the murmuring of ly striking home first, Miss Gravillc  .the--1' necessary     words was done by [second. '  Ben as he slipped on the finger of the  lucky Eagle: a most beautiful ring,  the magnificence of which is impossible to elcseribe. The crowd cheered  and the band played the national  anthem.  The above interesting ceremony was  repealed     when a few moments later  an, general manager of the Bank of  Montreal, ' between 1881 and 1'SOO,'���������  died here today.   o   -ANOTHER LOAN PROPOSED  FOR      JAPAN.  London, July 3.���������Koietoyo Takah-  ashi, the special finance commissioner of Japan, arrived hcie yesterday,  and definitely announced that.Japan"  would take the eailiesl favorable moment to issue anew loan in New  York and Londoji, an<! on the cojiti-  nenl. Details regarding (lie loan, he  said, were unsettled, .but. it probably  would be $156,000,000, and would he  secured ��������� by the tobacco monopoly, lie  added that .Japan was not in immediate need of futwls, but her policy  was  fo  look  ahead.  Georgi sent forty men ashore to'ask  for -the Emperor's forgiveness for  having mutinied. When the B.aclc  Sea srpiadron returned lo >i"'Cbas(-opol  a council of Admirals and cap'tai'iis ������������������  was held, and it was decided to ungear the machinery and authorize the  oHicers and men to go ashore.'  There has been no more rioting in  Odessa," though there is much excitement     and    tliousumls    are still  Ilenley, Eiig., 'July 3.���������The Vespers  paddled   over  the course today    and  completed   their  peactice bright, well  and  very  hopeful.    They  have     no,t  the slightest  fear  of  anything    but  the Leanders, and Manager> Thorn expressed    himself .is      most sanguine  that his crew "will carry off the giant*  challenge   cup.    Owing  (0   the  laige  number   of entries   three  pielnmnaLv  heats for (he Thames cup and seven  heats  for  the  diamond  sculls      weie  rowed ofl\ today.  . .���������0���������   BOYCOTT; COMPLETED IN  STRAITS SETTLEMENTS.  Sclangor, July ; 3.-:���������The CliineD3  merchants here havcv unanimously le-  solved to boycott;American manufacturers pending tlie repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act.. This completes  the boycott by the whole of the Chinese communities .in the Stiaits Set-  ���������11 omen Is.  TAKING COAL FROM.  THE MAIMI.  The salvage crew unelei  Captain II.  P.   B.abing'ton,   of the tug Buimuda,  the  leaving.-  Si.. VetcH-slvurg despatches say: The I aro  al   wovk  lflgin" coal  fl0m  situation   in  the   Black  Sea  has sur-jhull  of the Miami.   The Miami     has  jirisiHl   Ihc Rfssi.-in   admirnltv.   Tt has j hien   lying   near   Ladysmith  foi   five  developed   thai.   Ihc  crew   of   lb,-  lwl-i years,  and  at   las I   is  bung emptied  tlcsliip   Ekatcrina   II   were  so  mill in-     .   , ������������������ ,.  1 of   her ��������� cargo.        I lie   colliei        vvas  nous    that     Admiral   Ivruger       was  afraid  to  Wikc her to (Odessa aii.l left  111 ��������� r   behind,   the   crew   being   disinis  ed and  the ship disarmed.  P'g-  around as proud as peacocks, for encircling the little-finger of the left  hand of each is   a -1| rely ring.  The teams thati competed last-  Saturday were as follows.**  Victoria Aerie": Olliv'ef," Petticrew,  I-Holii-nis, Potto, Mamto^, Robcvrtson,  Penketh, Monteith,  Cessford.  Ladysmith Aerie: White, Gillespie,  Hewlet, Murray, Adam, Lueier,  Thornley, Morrison.  Score by innings:  Victoria 2 3 0 4 2 0   Total lb  Ladysmi'in 0 0 0 0 0 2     Total        2  Half mile double scnll for ladies:  Three entries, two boats containing rcs'icctively, Misses Mi-Wreck and  Elliott), and Misses Tcaguc and Sutton, fouled at start, and some,, time  elapsed LJefore they cleared. Once  they broke loose they went ahead  and a most even race ensued. The  former mentioned ladies were leading  a trifle as half way home point was  reached, but a spurt at. the end  brought .Aliases Teague and Sutton  in first, followed closely by Misses  Mi Wreck and Elliott.  One-mile single or hoys under 16: -  This vvas a very weiil.contested  race and resulted: 1st, G. Thomas;  2nd., W.  Edmiston.  2 Mile mens' single skull:  ' Ost,  M.  Martin;     2nd, W-       Hog-  gan.  1 mile boys' double scull.  A hard pulled race, four eMitiies:  (Continued on Page Three.)  MINING MEN WILL  BE HERE TOMORROW  wrecked   when   taking  acaigo  of coal  fit 111   this   port   for   San   Fianciscb.  Her grave  is on along ieef, close to  the   opening   of   this   har/lnn-   where,  since  the time she  met��������� disaster, she  has  laid,  only partly submerged     at  low   water,    fiwrything   that    could  be saved     from  (he sunken steamer  has jjyen taken a way, and      now her  (���������ai'-gio  is being taken out.  Some     time ago  Captain Babing-  to'n's employers began to remove]the  coal and the work was recently    resumed,     since  when  GOO   tons  have  been   taken  from  the steamer's  hull.  The     operation 1   is being-performed  with  a dipper dredge.    In ah out two  weeks  it is expected that all of the  cargo   of      the  ill-fated   collier -will  have been saved,  alii then the wreck  Tomorrow al II o'clock a special I that il is a long step in (he advance-  will pull into Ladysmilh having on) ment of smelting ores,  board, so far as is now expected, 72 j The quests will'be entertained at  mining men, many of them accom- j Superintendent Kiddie's. Owing to  panied by'their--wives. They are com-; the short, notice of the coming of  ing down'as the guests of the Tyee j m1p visitors it has not been possible  Copper  Company,   of  which  Mr. Cle-) for (he city to do verv much in   the  ent   Livingstone,   of   Duncans,      is j way of entertaining, but at Mr. Kid-  general      manager, and Mr.  Thomas    die's invitation   the   Mayor  and       a  Kiddie|of Ladysmith is smelter man-, eomniiitee will  meet (his evening  to ' will  be. left  to the waves,  as every-  ager.    Mr.   Kiddie has  been away tin-'see      what   can   be quickly arranged J thing-   worth   taking   away   has   been  til today, assisting in every possible j th;1t mny ,afid (0 |),,c pioa'sul-e of'our   saved.   The vessel p- completely strip  way  lo  entertain  uii.l   inleri-sl,     (be' distinguished guests, for while     the ; peel.   The water reaches only to   be-  'distingu-is-Iicd .visitors, siniic of whom   parly  are  the  truss Is  of the' smelter   tween decks at low water,  may visit the ExIenSsioii  mines,  hut  j c'oinpany,  the management desire it       The Miami  was engaged in freight-  nearly all of  them are  interested  in    understood that  is for the purpose of  i"?; coal  10 San Francisco when the  mining and smeltingrand  (lie new hot   seeing   Ladysmith   and  its  resources (mishap occurred.    Just prior to   her  blast process   which  is   u������ed   so sue-   (ha<,   the  party are coming, and had   trip she had  been fitted  with     new  eessfully at   the present   lime iu  the '(ime      permitted,  some definite pro-    machinery at a cost of $160,000. This  smelter  here  is   because  of  Mr.   Kid-*.'grani-me,-(hat must now of.necessity j was  all saved  and  today  the     three  die's improved  process,   of which     a   he  \ery short,  would hav'e been ,sug-   marine engines taken from the sub-  technical      description will be given j gcsled. The  party will leave for Vic-   merged wreck are in use inthe elec-  out    later.     It is sufficient to say j toria tomorrow evening at 5 o'clock, trie light plants at Vancouver.  ;'k^:;:  ) :������������������: :.,.:'\.'', '>;'- -'���������-:;^'.:.(!  :j'.::.'.' -:.���������'.i.<-,,.;-':;,-;'.,/S-j:  \  i  1 v  X" BftMSSfiSHHSHS  THE  1>A1LY LEDGER  ^.mnrnt t , ti������TiilWi������l> i mm B ^g^mmmimttAmMlmmSmmltmmTfm  t*~-v3**&j&?&3a������&wmm  DAILY liSBGElrl  HSHWH  MHSaMrjMWMNHMiBi  ���������MKiffs  Published   every  day except Sunday, j  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER i  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith  and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION -PRICE  90  cents   a  month-,    $5  per  year   in;.  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  uliealion.  MONDAY,  JULY 3, 1905.  IN RESPECT  FOR HAY  60   YEAWG'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  -   Designs  (     -copvrights &c  Anyon*tending aslcelrli ai>U ddocil;>lioh ma*  corners fhe Critics  A financial saving - *  nothing but ashes  in the pan.  London. Toronto, Montreal Wianipeg* Vaocqtrctr. .St. JplqUqBJL.  ���������M   *.T;-'0 ?;  London, .Jime 3.���������Instead of cancelling tin- ev'ciiis which had been ar-  r.u^ed for Ihe^elel^'alion of <*e -Ith  of July ,n Loudon, il has been decided' io postpone I hem' out "of respect  r���������r tin- late Secretary of State John  J lay. These events include Ambassador Witchuv Reid's reception, for  which 2 Hi invitations have been issu-;  eel, and the American Society dinner  at which Mr. Re id will he the guest  or houni. The reception will projjflb-  jy icsult in the gicnlcst gathciiiiK  of   Ameiicaiis ever s.*en in a forei&n , ^ ^  ^^ whk>h |s unparaUele(,    Ze(, w Ul lhe eXpless object of inter-  ardware Co  ���������   ���������   -   ���������   ���������   AGENTS. ���������   ���������  pire are discusseel   with a peisistanco given up to popular meetings orgaui-  cilv  THE FRENCH  AS  COLONISTS.  in any oilier country, says a London   est ing     tlie Parisian public in mat-  paper. ., ters colonial.    Papers  will   be    submitted  in differ en I sections on such  On  Tuesday     M,  Clementel,     the  minister for   the colonics,   opened   at  Paris   a Colonial   Congress   which   is  divided  into  no fewer  than  eighteen  sections,   which   will   remain   in   Ses-  An unkind critic once observed that   si( n {oj. some days, and which Hurini;  Frenchmen talked so much about c()l-   th,u ti,ne will  discuss almost every  onies    ami      colonisation   that   they     pl0jjiim  even  remotely  affectine,    the  ciilel not,  find time  lo colonise their   CjiloI|joS  own  colonics,    'fhe criticism   is  cc-      '        ulPCt4flKS     of lhc val-i0lis SPC-  I���������inly uniiust,   but  it is none   the Iws ",      , t     .      .  Hue  thai, among on.   neighbors nuts-    lions  dunn���������,  the  day  are   to  be e<-  l.oi.s effect in-,the aUministratlon and   voted  to the serious business  of  lhe  auloklr ucartaln our opmlo.i free wnetlier mi  WTanuou icprobaWy patentable, Ci.jHunwiu-n-  UoniMrictlycoiitidontfal. Handbookoh I'uteuta  -wot fre������. Oldest uccncjr foi sccuuni; pu'.oma.  Patents taken through Muim a Co. lc-coHe  iftilal notice, without chutvo, iu tha  Sckniific flmcriciti.  Ihaiidwiriely l'.ln*rtratrfd weekly liHWtt ���������������<<���������-  cui_Uoii. of any scientific journal. Terms, fcl a  fojr: four mor.tb?, $1. Sola by ������ I ncwtdenlerh  tflUNN &Co.?������tBro������^New York  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO.Jif. F.  Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway  Tine Table No. 55,  .TAKING EFFECT TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1905.  O. E.    :���������:        :���������:        ���������������������������       "���������lj  Meets In tke Opera Houseslat.in4J  ard Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President, B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C H. Rummlnga- Northbouaa Southbound Northbound Sat. Sua- Soathb'd  1-,  ____,    Leave  ���������������������������������     ���������*  DAY SCHOOL ...     . Victoria    ������������������- '. x-;j Shawnigaa Lake  Usual subjeets taught; also      lajtf     j* '*"���������"  ,      .      ���������  '       n      a ������,__���������   Ladyamita  ....  euaees, drawing  in pencil ana cray-  . _       ���������������������������'-��������� ->_������_- ������_i   Nanauna . ...  ous,. paint ng la 01I3 and water cai- .^, -    j. - ������~*  ors,^piaioforU anil>ocal l+m* *���������  At'^1^^  tn in classes ���������rtiadiytfual'lf-  MISS BERTRAM,  ladysmith. BO. ���������-  ������������������������������������     ������������������   *���������  Under New Managment  Ladyanlth, B.C  Hanos and H^ Wi^Ti  Nanaimo, B>C.  d  McKinneli &Woodbank   r  Proprietors.:  Organs...  X  *v *t ****���������������?  '^D  ���������������������������~s""  E-Br' '-  j.   ST^ltl  it*l_j 11  ^' [���������'     Li  Modern and     Strictly Pint ClaM.  Comniercial Mens''headquarters. ���������* C:  Fire Proof    Building.  development   of   then   colonial      em  Newly rilled up and  iuiniishecj  coiiftic-ss. while the" evenings will    l.'O  Good tables and goc-d  Rooms  PORTLKND HOTEL  AIMGELOTATE, PROP.  Board nt reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra   well  Stocked  For. Expressing  Light or Heavy Teaming  at  Wood and Bark for Sale  Rl CIOIES   FOR HIRE ':-:   :-:   ftd. KEMP, or'leave orders  Leigli's Transfer Stables  FIRST  AVENUE ' 'F'H0NK C-������"  subjects as the principles of,coionis-   ��������� Covering Old Surface*  at ion and  the  liest  methods of or- ! n - _  gani/ing a c.vlc administration.      Jn      ������jye j,ave just rjc:eived a large slulithe .economic s'ections the aim of,the n,ent    0[ the famous Melrose Liquid  oiianiseis has been to give" the dis-   paintSi the    bcsl on    the maiket at  e-ussions as practical (a characters ?5 ���������on    %c a,���������o hftnd,e Ma_  possible '   ���������    1 ��������� .v.  One of     the  most  interesting sec    P������������ !*������' brand of     vamishes, buggy  tions will     be th,it of .transport and  paints,     etc, in fact we have every-  c-ommunicatioiis.   In   this  section pa   thing to beautify the home,  pers     will    lie read  on  the various      Wali u,irB    rroni  10c to  $1.00 per  schemes foi   extending tlie railways ,   ���������  of Indo-t1hina into the southern pro- Doubl<' KoU-  vinces  of the  Chinese Empire,     and     Palntlnc and  p.iperbanglng done at  Captain Toumier will submit a very re_Sond|(iP rates, at  detailed ai.d elaborate relicrt on the HARRY     KAY  construct 1011      of   the  Tr^ns-Sahara ,n#-*������nn���������������   - W\rk I  Railway Captain Toiirnier's conflur  sion Is that such a railwayl is 'an'imperative strategic necessity for th������  defence of France's , African empire,  but that owing to the character of  tlie count ty   through  which  il must  pr.as, it c?n nevei be a financial suc-  |,css ' - ���������Rates |1.5 Aid-5L50-  Some interesting papers are proiiv-  F   ���������'������������������������������������������ ���������" ������������������������n"������t landing, sd-  iscd on the EiuoDean colonisation of. "������������1������������Tdepot... B eetnecare every b.  Tunis ami      Algeria.   The.se ire see-  tt"ut" l������'" P*K-? 0l   ,he C,fy*   **  aud table unexcelled.  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  , Gooo: Table, Goad Bed aad Goad Bar  -  (Half Block from Depot.)'       r  GATACRE   STREET-  -Ladysmith.  FIRST AVENUE  ~\  HOTEL DOMINION  I!  fie sure your ticket reads  via   - * :  tions devoted to tropical medicine.  TH6 CITY MRRK6T  - X  R. Williamson Prop  1st. Avenue Ladysmiili B. C.  F.,BAYNRS, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER  B, C.  \  Overlands  Daily  1  i  I  iaastTsafflaraEs^aes^^ g  of  m  Public Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that the  giSvie Fiour riiiis Co.,  Limited, '-J  makers 0I -ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR. have for some time  jiayf bi-eirproilucing Hour in a   vastly   improved  anil   purified   form  by   the aid  of KI.HC1 RiClTY  ami having sec-iinul conliol of all Hie basic paten Is relating;'thereto,  tal'u  Ibis oppoitunity of advising   the:   public   that  any   uiiauth-  oriv-od  users of tin: electrical    Hour  purifying  processes   will   he prosecuted.  Job  1  Ogilvie rioui' Mills Compaiy limited  ara tha  cmly luillers in Canada whose   Flour  i* g  u  purif tod by tho electric process  This   Hotel   has    been   completely  Hoard  and  lodging $1.00 per day.  u_.  ,��������� -���������   *-,  \  renovated  PRETORIA  i (.r  Suoolied  with  the   Best    Wines,  _J[. C~\ "T" %l-  Liejuors and  Cigars.  1st Avenue :-: :-: :-:. Ladysmith B.C.  Geo.  *������S0/^*  0%,  arket  $C Prop  Done Promptly and  y  At  HILBERT  HENHY'S .NURSFRitS  NEW CROP-  Home Grown St  Imported  GARDEN, FIELD  and FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HUDODENDRONS,   ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.     Catalogue Tree.  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver.  Are You  ���������jGoing East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  CHEAP EXCURSION RATES to  ALL points east, June 29, 30,  July  5 th,  Shortest     route to   Fernle, B. C,  an'd  ALL KOOTENAY POINTS.  For rates,     folders,     sleeping car  reservations and all information .call  on or address    S. G. YERKES,     E. R- STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., ?��������� Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  i  <  I  1  i ���������  i  i  i  i  Office  1st   Avene  The  only   line now   making    UNION  DpPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  aid     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,  ^20 2nd.Ave., Seattle.  F flcB Young  BARR1STOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO, LADYSMITH  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B. C*  and Yates Sto.  3  Trains  Transcontinerita1  Trains Daily  One of which is the famous"'���������North  Coa^t Limited," Ride on it alwaysV  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist'  sleepers on all trains. Through, tickets issued to "all paints, East , and  South, also Pullman ticket* issued  and berths reserved., . !..;  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rates .from all points  Easti from March. 1st to JSajy 16th.. .;  Steamship tickets'on., sale to, .all  European points. Very low rates  now in effect.   Cabin accommodation  Daily Arrive   Leave     and  Wed.        Arrive  AM.     P. M.      * P. M.     P. M.  ...   9.U0   12.0C Victoria  480   7.5������  ?.  10:20 l"o!d6 Shawnigan Late .... 5.lx7:������.4������  ..  1100" 10 ������2 Duncan    '.   5.56 5.55 r  ,.   11:57    9.10 Ladysmith  ....   v; ..  6.45  S.00  ..   1240    8,20 Nanaimo     7.37 4.1ft  ..  1253Lv 3.00  Ar  Wellington    7.52  de 4.00  Vancouver   Daily except Sua-  Vaucouvcr   for   Nanaimo  at  1.S0 p.m. " - *  Excursten rates in effect to all p oiuts, good going Saturday and Sua-  day,-retuiaisig not later'than Mend day. ,.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  S'. S. "'JOAN" sails from Nanaimo foi  'day; at .7.00 a. m.,     returning sails from  vn.+nwmw^!^*****'*'*** ���������i-feos'fewfe*^^'^*^*''"^*'^*1 li*''*^  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     *  ',   PURCHA5BRS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND  -Jr SILVER ORES.  -   - .Smelting -Worlcs at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  ~, Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  I CLERMONT LIVIN6ST0N,  ��������� J\  , ;JkwIMinager.   ;_  THOS. KIDDIE.  ^   Smelter Manager.  cK-b. w*>-*k9M*H<Sc**c+  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  J,      ,      C   -1 _'       - * ���������''���������"   "  Wo>RK PROMPTLY DC-* '���������:  LoaT������ orders a,t, the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI0RS  t  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������:.Bett in the City :���������:���������\  j. '*. ���������im.imm7rytmmr~*rpr*  RAT88 fa.oa HtK DAT  8A.*_Pr,R KOOMS  ___ECSC  fl.Wl  BAR SUPPLIED WITH BKS*  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGA.RS  HOTEL  J9^j^^iadaUonnin town.   8plendid hunting and fiehing in near vicinity.  A. J. Mcfn^RTRIE, Proprietor . _~ '   " LADYSMITH, B. C.  ^���������^���������^���������^���������^e^e^e^e^e^e^e^e^e^e^e^e^e^  $      LlVjERY, BOARDING AND |  |r'".' ..'��������� '\SAtES STABLES '\.  Jf������ ���������  .     '���������   *      ! EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY. f  I     DAVID JOHNSON |  JR- -          .-* ^ ��������� *r  I PHONE ,66; LADYSMITH J  ��������� * ���������-���������-.���������**������,-*e*e*o*������jMt  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W. COBURN, Man. Director  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS  AT  FIDDICK  AND LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  T ��������� Manuf-etmera    of���������  '   Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., ofthe Best Quality.  aad Klla Dried Flooring     and Finishing    Lnmker la   Stock.  CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  B E. MVALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manage*  BANK MO"NEY ORDERS  I88UI:D AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under     3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  ������������������-'������������������������������������������������������   ;$ib       " ".        $30......  10 cents  -   -j - ": ,    ~ '$30   '   "r " $50......15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C  nada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking point'.; ii the Uuited States.  .      "t   ���������������������������>,'-��������� HIOOTIABLE AT A FIXKD RATK A    ������������������",  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittln   small sums of rnonoy  with safety ami at amall   .ost.  LADVPVJTH BRAKCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manage  BOOTS AND ^HOES AT RIGHT  .' :  PRICES.     i  ��������������������������� Repairing and making to order   a  speciality. ''.'���������'.  THOHAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best accommodation for  transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  reserved by wire.  For further  particulars call at the     This new Hotel. has been comfort-  offl or phone No. 456. ably furnished and  the bar is up-lo-  date. , Rates JLto a day    and    up-  A. D- CARLTON,  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,.  Portland, Ore.  C. E. LANG  General Agent  Victoria, B.C  wards; .  WM, BEVERIDGE, Prop.  E8Blaaa<t>������s .vs :������:������������: Ladysmith  LADYSMITH   BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL-1  BAKED  AND FRESH.  Cenfectionaiy of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to Da  llvered at any time.  Employment Agenejj  HAY, GRAIN AND  FARM MODULI  Orders- will be delivered anywherj  in the city promptly and at th������ lo"  est possible prices.  Leave ord'ers at Christie's, oo  Esplanade. ��������� '*-  J A3, WARNO������*:. XT  '^  DAILY LKfrGKR  l������d__M  - I  AND  -1, ���������  Its  Great   Resources  5^  ~5  ?'  ���������������'-  ������������������ Plan*, Specification!* and De- ������������������  ������������������, taila , furnisheN for all kinds ������������������  of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  Line ������������������  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter **  and Joiner, 2nd ave, Lady- ������������������  ���������mith, B. C, ������������������  ���������mm  mBmmmssu  NOTICE.  -Persona found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this aotice,  will be prosecuted." *  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  *���������- Ladysmith. B.C.  il  'i-.  GALEDOMAN"  >  i.iSj,  tioi.  y  No part of British, Columbia today offers so many aVJvanta������2s tottie.  investor as does VANCOUVER' ISL AND.' r ' ���������   \\  ������- Its vast and' varied natural wealth has never been as yet..thoroughly  >       ' ?   '  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has never -^V0���������***1^ lai*  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  :o>  before the public,  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  ft P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  <���������    -. -r,  Pacific Coast .Agency.  VICTORIA, :-! :-: *-: .-: :- B.C.  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,   will grow almost any product,oi tlie  soil known to man,      . -.'',-,',* a  WHEAT VEGETABLES1.,- ; '->   APPLES.  OATS  RYE  OF  ALL   KINDS  PRUNES  PEARS  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL ,* FRUITS" ANDa ^BERRIES.  The Canadian Pacific Company will adopt a lilural land policy, and  the 1,500,000 acres contioiled by them will be disposed of "on reason-  ble terms to actual settlers. _      -   '    -*  Government lands can be secuied    and     money can be made by those  who desire a new home in a. country   possessing the ' *** ',  BEST CLIMATE  in the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi th, will  supply, any  information  obtainable  to those  who contemplate  a visit with a view of .investment  ii  conditions aie found as advised.  Is the .centre of the g������eat cool mining    district;     a "beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers com e in each year.     , -"������������������;.,..-,   ; -      r.  LADYSMITH  'A.l  LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF TH   E  VANCOUVER, .and will continue to   grow in importance as  the Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DA ILY LEDGER,,LADYSMITH, B.: ���������$.  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AH work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates. '  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT AJA HOURS.  Wplh Boat Siiiias 1'  Fstabltshmeiit  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for- Hire. Boats built  to tii'der ami Repaired. Spoon pars a  Speciality.  !     HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT    BUILDERS.  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MAN  ITOBA THE NORTHWEST  TERi  RITORIES     AND   THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 par acre- for soft coal- and $20  ta.^tbracltc., -Not more than .320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the, rate  of ten'cents 'per ton oi 2,000 pounds  ���������hail ,l*e eollected-on the gioss   output/"*- "���������if- *���������'"{" --" "A -  ������������������-   '  f^Quwta^Persons: "ofr eighteen  years  and ^over^ and joint stock companies'  holding free, miners' certificates may  obtain entry lor a mining location.  ,;A tree mini's certificate is,granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  flve-i years, upon payment' in advance  $7.50 per annum  lor an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum lor  a company,according to capital.  A Iree . miner, having discovered  mineral in-place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking.out the  same 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 thf land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of     the Interior to  lor ate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding ItiO acres.  The patent" for a mining location  shall provide for the paymeut 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 Terri-  tory���������Placer mining claims generally  are ioO It.'square,     entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  *:hewan 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 bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.. Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukos  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years', renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.   *������ '  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of the river  below low water mark, and subject  to the rights oi all persons who have,  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or. bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan River, where -the  lessee may drogde to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The lessee  shall  have a dredge  la  dredge for each fifteen miles or traction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10    per  nnum for each mile ot river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2fcVper cent,  collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  Diedging 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 l������������see-s right is coBfined to the  submerged bed or bars in the ' river  below low water mark, that bound",  ary 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 yeais from the  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 $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.' ,   ,  Placer Mining in the "Yukon" Territory���������Creek,     gulch,    river and hill >  claims shall not exceed 250 feet  ' in  ength, measured on the base line oi-  general direction of the creek or gulch,  the width  being from  1,000 to 2,000 ~  feet. All other placer claims shall br  250 feet square.  Claims are marked by two legal,  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's;office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person, or company staking    e  claim must hald a free miner's oarti-  Ificate. -,.,'*"- ���������<  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of'1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which , no royalty, shall f-:-be  chargen, the rest of the "party ordinary claims .only. ^       fci  Entry fecV$IO.   Royalty at Ijie rate  of two and one-half, per .cent, on, the  alue of the gold shipped Jrora '   the  *cukon Territory to be.paid to    the  Comptroller. ' '��������� '   -  No free miner shall .receive a grant  f 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 Jn  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee ot $2.00.   A claim inay-. foe  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 retained each year;    ii  not, the claim *_a;l 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 prospecting for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or coin-  pauy having machinery on the land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width shall not exceee  thrae times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n payiag quantities?* and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 640 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 leserved  namely, 1,280 acies will be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to loyalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  9������*  >^jpnina__M  i__������--_e--**-wa������  DOMINION  DAY   IN  .LADYSMITH.  ! e*������*t>*f>**^J*#****-*>***^  Continued From Page One j *���������"  cil.  JAS.  A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior, ^  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT  Puisuaiil to    the "Creditor's    Trust  Deeds    Act,   1901.'j     ���������  Notice is hereby given that A*el  Berg, of Ladysmith, British Colum  bia, General Mei chant, by deed dated  the 19th day of June, A. D., 1905,  assigned all his peisonal pioperty,  real estate, credits and eriecls, which  may be seized and solel under execu.  tion to Albert'E., Plauta,: of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Insurance  Agent, in trust for the purpose of  paying anil satisfying ratably an/1  proportionately all the creditors of  the said Axel Berg according to law,  the said deed vvas executed by tUff  said assignee on the lfllh day of  June, 1905. ft  All creditors having claims againsl  the said Axel Berg are required to.  forward particulars to the said as'  signce on or before the 19th day of  July, 1905, after which dale the  said assignee will proceed to distribute the assets of the said estate  among the parties entitled thereto,  having regard only of the claims of  which he shall then have notice.  Notice is also hereby given that  a meeting of the'-creditors of the said  Axel Berg will he held at the office  of the undersigned, Ladysmith, B. C.  on the fourth, day of July, 1905 at 3  o'clock in the afternoon, in pursuance  of the said Act,, for the giv-inbiof di-  directions with reference to the disposal of the said estate.  Dated at     Ladysmith,  B.   C, this  operation within one season from the ' 19th day of June, 1905. .t^j  date of the lease for each five miles, I  but where a person or company   has  ofbtainea mor< than one lease"     one Solicitor for Assigns*.  Four entries. Two boats left away  behind. Race Hfctwecii J H lentoii  and O. Thomas and. J. Thompson  aud E. McMurtrie Thomas and  Bienton Cume in hist with a big  lead, but, Thompson and McMuitiie,  who made a poor start, weie gaming slightly  toward  the end.  Result,     1st ,     G. Thomas and J.  Brenlon; 2nd,  J.  Thompson and    E.  AIcMuitne.  2 mile double scull for men  Five entries   All boats made an excellent start .vid     kept a' fine coui-,0  and  weie,     fairly  even  foi some distance.   Ward and Teaguc lead slightly at half  way out,  MariiinlHoUicis  and Saiidcison and Manuel following  even.  Waid  and Teague  turned  UiCi  followed  by      Sandeison ���������nd Manuel.  I'oi met   took a yood lead and kept a  '"ic     stroke.   Sandeisui  and   Manuel  pulled evenly     and  m lhe io.ee home  ihe distance between the (wo leading  hoats     kept even    W'aiel and Teague  shuck home     first,,  leading Sanderson and MunucI by about 2'1 lengths  The men in both boats pulleel   .-mood  .stroke and the race called foith jnuch  enthusiasm.  The Indian war canoe race, which  ''as been previously mentioned, came  ' fc'U, and was the event of the pio-  trramme.  Result: 1st., Valdez Island, and.,  Kupcr Island; 3ed, Covvichan, -1th,  Nanaimo.  Three pmes were gifen for the race  and there were four entiies.  There 'were     no  entires     for   ihc  Klcotchman's race or the Chinaman's  boat race.   The     Greasy Pole prou-d  "lost     amusing     and over     a do'/en  ���������oungstcis     tiied     foi  over half an  'iour     to get ihe     pie;    A' Meicdith  eventually 'pulled Uic rope that opened (he bottom of (he ho\', and piggy  'ook a bath.   A crowd of youngsteis  dived in to rescue .the pink nosed little'porker, but the;young man'   who  opened     the trap door is entitletl to  the Humane     Soc ety's medal for it  was by him     that the little pig was  I'eplaced on dry lajiUl.  Thelndian upset canoe race wa>s  well contested and resulted as follows   '  1st., F. James and pai Iner, Kupcr  'slanel; 2nd , ,Geoige, and partner,  Ladysmith; 3rd., Wiilic and partner,  Cowichan Gap.  The Tnelian double paddle canoe  race was a swift one and done in ie-  inarkably short tunc. 1st JCupei  rsland; 2nd., Nanaimo ii\ei, 3id ,  Nainimo City.  Than's  to     the generosity of Mi.  '��������� hos..Kiddie,      who kindly  loaned  a  juantity   of  lumber,   the eating'     accommodation     on the spit vvas cxcel-  !ent and the committee appointed  to  j;et     it into     shape had done their  vvoik faithfully,      as had the  Hunger  ground committee,      and had a good  appioach     made and the spit put in  proper     shape  foi   the  visitois   The  dance commenced  directly   the  watei  sports were concluded, and in a shoi t  while the Opera House was crowded  with meny voting people    The band  oichcstra   followed     the e\ample set  hy the hand durinc; the day and rcn  "dered  as  nice dan ing  music as could  be wi.sheel      for,   and   twelve   o'clock  came     all  too eaily      u i   numerous  young     people.   The (loot  was in excellent     condition, and  the hall well  decorated,     which goes (() s ow that  the music and  dance commidees had  done their duties well.  "God Save the King'," plavcd the  orchestra, and tjied but happy people "went home with blissful' leeod-  leclions of the h.ippv day they had  spent m little Ladysmith, one small  town iu Edward's gical empue,  which had done property and well in  celebrating the birthday of the migb-  tv Dominion of Canada.  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO,   B. C.  flanufacturers of the  f In  British Columbia g  5    Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed    ff  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops 6  Miners1 Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.   Drill Shaipened by  us always gives satisfaction. Picks handled and repaired.  Ships mi thing    in aj1     its    Branhe8i  Horseshoers^and Genera! Blacksmitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street  -    -    -   - Ladysmith, B    C  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU ?  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT   is   wheie  the slaughleiing     is  I  done locally?   We are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send us,  and'    can    GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND CLEAN'  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET7  STFVENS BLOCK,  QAT/.CR*=  S.'KE.jiT,  LADYSMITH B.';  x  LAC/SMITH TRANSFER CO.  ������-������r  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FURNITURE MOV-  ED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots fold.  Leave orders at   the  WILLIAMS AN-������ WX3XSP j  1  IRON BEDS  i.  These      aitistic  Enamelled  1'eds     aie    weJJ     designed,  v stiongly made,  and are  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Foi  over six.  weeks hail  the   members of  the Dominion  Day   Ce'ebia-  tion committee* been woilung      with  untuing eneigy,   piepaiing  for       the  celebration, of which an account     is  given above,   and  which   was     gone  through with on Saturday with pro-  nouncod' success.    The  various     subcommittees'have ail vvorked. well and  done their  arduous ���������duties   faithfully,  making the Ladysmith celebration   a  success   financially  and   pleasurably.  The surplus money left  over after all  expenses  are paid   is   to be  used   for  inaking a spoil   ground,  a thing  that  has   long  been   needed   in  Ladysmith.  It is pleasing to note that the committees, in-carrying out the .prcpara-  tion  work,   have received  from      the  putyic hearty support.     On Saturday  the   Ladysmith   people  showed     their  visitors that they know how 1o   do  things,  and  all .who  came  from  neighboring towns  were  unanimous     in  voting     the    celebration a complete  success.    To all  committees  and   the  executive  of  the.   general   committee  are due the heartiest ���������congratulations  and   thanks,   and   these  The   Ledger,  on  behalf of the public,  takes  great  pleasure Jn extending.  ;-:lean, cool comfortable  the Kind that invites    ~  ������ pleasant,   refreshing sleep���������  BETTER BUY A BEDSTEAD  Enamelled  Trcn Bedsteads in     dainty   designs,   finished  in  white   or  cieam, and in fjhe latest tin    Is to match or     haimonifce with the  room decorations���������  $3 40 to $20 Each  SLEEP AND REST  are     woith a good ileal, you will experience     this  *>erv   desirable  result if you use an  OSTERilOOR  Matiess,  leal sleep  iiuliiieers,   $K> eac h, tied cash  Did vou write for that cata logue yet?  \-^ i  ������.  ,-'  *  -> s?  * i   1*       ** t  -���������:>'- r4  t,i      ?  ���������   *���������''-'  -'*������  ' "r-ir*   1  I"        --Y-,             'I  .-   *    *s*i     ������  15" a  .  ^    \  v^  ���������ti      Si  >*!  ?,*t  - - Wi  **\\  i*sy ^-*>{'s   : "^^^1%^*i#,!**i.  PAINTING,   PAPER      HANGING  ETC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. .Shop and residence n> rear  of  Ladysmith   Hotel.  J.  E. SMITH,  Prop  NOTICE.  From this elate the undersigned  will not be responsible for any in-  debtedness incurred except on a  writtnn order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  1.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C. May 18th, 1905,  J.PIERCYJND CO.  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrate^  IRONCLAD BRAND  ���������f  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and Builder  REPAIRING   of   all  kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on Gataere    ���������*!������  m. r, yvm  .a  Solicitor,  Etc.  Money  to  Loan  st. Avenue  -  LADYSNNT.i  Ladysmith Temp'e No. 5 R&thboni  Sisters meets in tlie Oddfellow's ball  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30  p.  m.  Mrs.  Kate Tate,  secretary.  HUH  tl.  W.  Meatmarket  L\OY3Vl.ltrl B, C.  "v  f\  :i,'^w  jm1 * i  J J  ?*  .1  j>  7  .*^*,*~ ,*r     -  *  ���������������  ' .<.-  ,^.���������r.,���������������,. ���������������.���������������������.. ���������������^���������.-.-iViijm uf iiri'_ TiTTft  Tan i ���������������'-*"r"-"^ ^^  LOCSL ITEMS  dgggg  .^^^���������3^^  D  TO   RENT���������11   loomed  house,   bam  and  washing  loom,  on   Buller  St   \  below   Catholic chinch    Apply  John  Nuni.  LOSfT���������Somewhere between th������ Is-  lanl Home Hotel and the Opeta  liouse on Satuidny evening; a sum of  money (bills and silver No purse.) |  Tho finder will lu- suitably rewaided  by i etui mug lhe same to Miss Maggie Forsylb, Island Home. ITo,tel ���������2    m    .     '  Mi    ami  Mr*.   Jones, of Camp Six,  aie \isiliiw ft lends  m  Ladysmith.  Mi. J   O   Jones,  of Black Diamond  Wash ,   is   spending   a holiday   in   Ladysmith.   He    is   Ihc  guest   of      his'  d.ui^lifei      nnd  .son-in-law,   Mi    and  Mis   J   W   Steele.  Mns>j,is Cminivl and Hap-an, Hie  former beino- the popular lan.dloid of  lhe (iu.unicli.iii hotel, the lattei pin-  pnetoi of the liveiv and sale stables  -it Dimcips, weie am emu, our giiesls  fmm   Den-air. o>i   Saturday.  Mis W H. Smith has gone to Ole-  Elm, Washington, for a few week;-.'  visit wilb hei dau������'b(ei, Mis Dau-  son This is Ahs Smith's fust trip  .iw.iv Fi cm home foi many years and  hei vjaaM fne.'ils trust the \isit mav  piovc  a mos-t  enioyablc one.  l'oi   a few d.ns only, stamp photos  2.")c ,      cabinets    >2 50 per do?en  up  Open ccnines  DUNCANS  ^^^b^_----a-,w_^--������tasrs--������----������a-^MNN--arsaM__a_������S--_MS--a-u  TOWMS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoining tho old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  A small .area-has hew* laid off   in town lots which arc no;w offered  at  LOW   PRICES   AN    D ON   EASY TERMS.  The  futuie  of the  Cowiehan      District, and   Vancouver   island  r'will  eveped  evpeetalioiis  anil  Ibis is a ^ond chance tnr a safe and  piofil.'iMe   investment. B ���������-  SEE PLANS AND PRICKS  Agents, J. STEWART  Lad*,smith,  V.   I.  .SSTSPtBtSUR  J. H. WHITTOME  Dimcans,     \\ I.  1  Mi.   J.   Eno left  foi   Seattle    Ibis  morning    where     be will marry     a  youiis*-  lady   who  used   to reside     at  Ni rlhfield."   Mi    IOup s   fellow   mcui-  hois  ot   the     local  spoit  clul-s,  aim  his many frii .* "-   m the city  will unite  in   wiibii'ir bun  happiness   in    hi-  new life     All' and  Mis.  I-no, will  le-  tnin   fo   this  city   to fake  up   then  icsideiice in  a few  da\s.  Most   lefieshmg  and e\f|iiisitely fa  \OLed  iced dim!,'-s can he obtained at  the  Diuji Stole,  High sUeel.  Si'M't.il business houses in tlie < II  wie t.:isli fullv deioiated on Satin  d.'\ last iu huiui of the day Tl.,  I 1,'prictoi of tho Ahholsfoid Hotel  had l.ike.i ^.nal pains, and that pop  iil.ii home was be.uilnully deco.iatt-i  with ii"l, white and blue huntni}'  Otli.M hoteK, the Funk, Extension,  Ji,i,rt\s, and Fnsl AvenueJionses, a  well as slO'ios and S'unc privalo ic-m  denees weie piettilv timimed an.''  piescnlrd a neat .ipppaiance  FLAGS foi the 1st of July celr  hiation .loi sale at Knight's boo^������  store.  CI I KM Al NHS. ,  L    Douglas, a hook tender Ji oin on*  or   the   losing  cam's,   was   biougbl  down   to   the  hospital   seiiously   sh '.-  on SatiiKh*-'.  Mi-,    E    L   Beimel I   >s  spending a  few   da\s  in  Camp  Sin  It is lepoi fed thai there will be  ollici.il iliaiip.es in o������-e of the log*-,".n,:  i amps  on 1 !.e r)th   in->l  One ol .our leveteiul gentlemen wln>  make-, pcindical tups to the lum-  bei camps adjacent, states that he  has la en infoinied hy .men at the  j amp thr.t maiten aie unusuallv  fit'iie this .season, . n.l in eohf>-jiuencc  he has- been \eiy caieful aboui tia\-  el ii-  in the woods alone.  The hospital -.d'lition is well,along  lo".',u.ls>  ccjui'.lelion    H   is   now     in  the ban Is of Ii    Kay, ol   L.wl\sniilb,  who  is painting,  1 alst>n*Himg, etc    ��������� ���������  UNITED   IN   M \RRr \0E  T   (IUHERLAND  liolv   'iiuiM;,   (lunch,   Cuml.eilf'.ii'l,  was   the scene of a\ciy  pretty   wedding   Thin   !a\   afteiiioon,  when  Rev  (Tinsinias   uinlod   in  ni.ima.'.c      Mi  .Joiiii  linden ������i'id   'Mi*������-.  Ellen '.Taibell  'lhe     I i. 'evuaids      wijic  Miss   Els* e  Colli.i,   .Miss   Duolhy   Staples      and  i\li<-s  Al    L    Tail.ell,  sistn   ol        the  hi ide,  while the gioom  was suppm I  (d   Ii}    K        II    Napiei      The   bnde's  gown   was sil'i,  trimmed  with- cliiffon  .-ur.'l   ali-o-.er  late,- while   the   brides-  tna.icls   were   heaiitifully  gownwl'    in  white  cl.'iiTo'ii.    :\ rcce-ption   was''held  al      the  hoiise  iu   the  evening,   after  which tlie'couple   drove   to   Comox,  where   l-hey   lou-k'    the  boat,   for   Nh-  naiiiio,  enrollie  east,   where   they will  .spend   their  limiey.niuoii.  being used, and with Pcochontasco.il  thy woiked well, lu the Pacific,  wiih new fuel, they'did not answer  as well The Dakota will bum Comox coal, and.the ofhcials say it  will la'cal least die nip to the  Oiicni '.odentonstiale the woiKingol  thj automatic, stokeis with this fuel.  An��������� important   question   thai   will  ba\e 1o������e determimil is whethei fire-  m.-ii      can woik with the automatic  s'okei      It    is haul   enough   to   feed  coal  duectly  into  the fire-boxes, 'but,  the  woik  Lehiii.l   the  boilers   fed    by  an onat'ic stokers is'the hardest  pov-  ^i jle   undertak-ii'g     The   heat    ������ tci-  n.c,   an.)   the  ciew   brought  around  i'lom   New  Vr.ik to  handle  the stok-  ei i sul".Vied lionl  the ovpeuence       It  uiiglil   he that   on   t'l'.is gir.und   alone  the autonutic sto,feis  would have lo  i.e tin own out  'lhe  sto'.e-rs are built,  somewli.il on  ihe link  lrlt   plan  aidapiod   loi   handing coal iu  ) iml'et's  jnl  conveyors  'the slohis run fiimi the bunkeis di-  'ict   io the  furnace-,  eanyiug      the  oal    The intense heat inside tlie lur-  na^s      ignites  the  coal   ns   sor.n  as  it   into the fuinaee, and it   burns on  i'e l.ch     By  the lime lhe hell      is  ���������a'S'd   out l/c-hind   the   boil.-is      the  "rral   is  h'lrned   lo   ashes,   and   Ucsc  ,ie diuliicd  behind  the boilers, when-  ���������he liu'men nnis't'keep the way-clean  f   is the work of handling these hot  'indcrs     and  ashes     in a heal       so  siwnij   thai   the iron  is still led hot  that   tells upon  the sticngtb  of   the  ficiiHii     1 hev can   only   ei/luie   the  \< oik foi  a shoit   time.  Tl.������r������ nce-sity for fiCfjiionl lepaus  in the automatic stol'.-*is is appaient  linn the heat the cast iron f'-inie-  woik his to stan I The hais jiebro-  I p'i oi biiincJ o'*i fit*|tientlv aid ip-  ",iiis ba\e to le made promptly. On  some steamers, the ..automatic slok'cis  haw pioved an entire success  Only  two  of   the   Dakota's boilers  aie r-'Aiippp'.l  with automatic stokers,  [oi   ihe company  ie������;aids  thnr intro-  d eti n  as   an  evpeiiment    The  Min-  n *sota     did  not   tr\   the marhineiy,  I ut   n  thev woik satisfactouly,  it  is  probable  that both   ve-sspls  will     be  p nipped, at   least  in pait, with   the  s i ok-rrs  SIGN   VOIR      NAME  TO ANY LETTER  A  letter on city affais under date  of June ,28th is at hand.  As the author failed  to sign' his name the letter cannot lie  minted.    Anyone wishing to write of public affairs for publication,     must    sign   their  correct  name  to   the  communications.       If  suitable   for  publication,  and       the  wntei   wishes his name withheld, it  will  Ic done, hui the name is an cwi-  diiicc  of  god faith,  and all  letters  f( r public at icn  must he signed.  ��������� - #  "jfhnny���������Pa,   do  they always havj  an   iui'iust  when anybody d ev?  \\i������e Pa���������Oh, no, my son. When a  doctoi  has  been attending a peis'oh  there is no need of an inquest. It is  only  necc-s<*a! y  where  there is doubt  as to tin* cause oi death.  Oildofhes  Another  twenty   pattern      of  these goods  added  lo  our already |arge sto|;k.  j^555j^5l25^2;^;^^;5S_!SSliii__ii____S_SSSSSi5i^  ������ v  Tile ami  Floral effects     from  25 cents a square  yard     upwards.  ORYSDILE- STEVENSON  Co.   Ladysmith  DOMINION  DAY  IN  VANCOUVER.  About two hundred people availed  llKiiwhes of the opportunity of **it-  n.ssing tlie sports in Vancouver" on  Doimiiioji djy afloidcd hy ihe" excursion run hy the E: & N. Company  m.i the steamer Joan. The "boat left  Vanainio at seven in the. morning,  ir-.iviiig Vrn'-ouver on~the return trip  ..t Il'ifl that evening. Thi6 enablc4  11.7* evi-ursicnists'to witness all .of  I lie principal attractions, including  th:> fireworks on tlie Inlet in llie ev-  niug, which wen*.really maghificant,  and incliKksl an lluminatrd boat procession.  On anival at the Terminil City,  the excursionists found a band in na-  ���������leiidance an.l a Inige numter of people to welcome the arrivals from the  Coal  City.     Many  of  the Nanaimo  >eople attended the lacrosse match,  Vancouver vs. Westminster, at Brock  (on Point. There were about five  thousand peov-le ifi attendance, and  j. Vest minster  with  her  usual   "good  nek" put it all over the Vancouver  iiojs, the game ending eleven to  ���������.(.thing in favor of the Fraser river  men.  Ice cream and ice cream sodas     at  the diug store at all  times.  ANOTHER  SHIPMENT  OF  :������  *  CAMBRIDGE,  OATMEAL,  SALT, and  GRAHAM  WAFERS  35:. per tin  COWICMN DREAMERY BUTTER  We bale just received a. n'mli-i of  10 LB. CROCKS  of  I'RKSII  III TTIOR fmm  the Cow  chan  Cieamery   Association  which wp  ne selling  at l  ������.C!? *������w)   .c^.r.K'^l^^:-'^"^^  Tins  pi ice i's foi   ldfli  of butler an d Clock.  W. T. HEDDLE   CO.  VV illinms' Block  Ladysmith  Partioularttroears.  i  elephone  1  IN T !���������: HIOSTIN (}   V. \ I ��������� I-:i{ IM E K T  ON   LINb'R   DAKOTA.  MA RIME  Tug   I'hecnix  mil   scow   are   in   for  (oa 1.  a       ���������       ���������  S.P. Tricolar wil> complete loading  tomorrow.  ���������   ���������   ���������  An   interesting  experiment   is  being;    SS.  Selkiirk. is in  for a load of Ty-  iiiado on   ti.e  steamer   Dakota,   which ' ee   Ma.fte.  o/Iicials say 'if will   l-al-'t*  the  trip    to ���������  ���������    ���������-     -  :uvd   fn.m   the .Orient,  to decide,  says ;     Boys'  and   (iirls'   Canva:-   Itunning  the Colonist. 'Automatic s takers    are ' .-hoes at Simon  Leiser &   ( o.,   Ltd.  i '  TWO   FIREMEN'   LOSE  Til KIR LIVES  AT BIG  FIRE  B';mingham,   Ala.,' July   3.���������   Fire,  in  the  wholesale district of  this cjjiy.  today resulted  in   the death  of  two  firemen,   (i.  B.   Spruell and  10.   Huffman,  the  injury  of four  others   and  the de.st rue I ion of property valued at  more  than $100,000.  .   _ *   BLAIR AND .DIM.  'PHONE 2-4.       LADYSMITJ  ���������Delicious ice cream and  kc cream  sodas can  lie procured  at  the Drug  Store from  now on.    Open   until      9  o'clock week days and  fiom   II   to 12  a.m. on Sundays and fiom   I  to !) p.  th.  Ah Wing ft Co.  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Mads to  Order. *  PERFECT FIT GUARANTY ' S  LADYSMITH,   B.   C.  MISS SUTTON  IS  AGAIN  SUCCESSFUL  London,  July 3.���������In the semi-itnal  round    cf  the  ladies'   championship  singles     at Wimbledon  today,  Miss  May Sutton, of'Pasadena, California,  beat Miss A. M.  Morton. ���������  --���������������  LAWYER   BANGS  WILL LEAVE'CANADA.  Winnipeg,, June  28.���������J.- A.   Bangs,  the Calvary lawyer convicted in June  of last year (of being the receiverJof  moneys    stolen  from  the  mails  by  Cleik Wilson, between Moosejaw and  Calgary,  was released from custody  Friday, upon  the condition'that    he  at< on'ce leaves Canada.   Bangs " was  sentenced to eighteen  months'-   imprisonment, and only six months yet  so serve.  WHEAT ANDVCORN LAND-', ':  ED AT LIVERPOOL.  Lheipool, July 3.���������The imports of  wheat into Liverpool last,- wsek were  10,000 quarters from Atlantic potts  and 151,000 from other ports. The  impoits of corn from Atlantic ports  last week weie 10,700 quarters.  i        r-o :   MANY PERSONS RESCUED  FROM FRENCH SHIP  ��������� Aden, Arabia, July 3:���������The ..Russian auxiliary cruiser Rion arrived  here today, having on fcoard 618- persons from the French steamer Cho-  doc from Saigon for Bordeaux* which  is ashore off Cape Guardafui at the  mouth of the Gulf of Aden.,  The    Rion,   which  was -homeward  bound  fiom  Bala.ia,  was attracted  by  the ,signals of the survivors who  managed lo get ���������ashore"at ^apeGuir-  dafui despite  the hostility  of,     the  natives.    Only a few lives were lost  during the transfer of the'passengers  and crew fiom* the Chodoc to      the  shoie.             - \   o���������������������������  The Ham* a MImom.  "Closely -is such a stingy chump." 19������  goes around rattling,the dollars in hja  pocket, but be .never spends a cent."1 -*  'Yes, I have noticed'-that too"/ TJa  you know why he reminds ma; At a  'sensitive plant?" "��������� ,  "No; why?" ,-        . ,       ,V  "   ' .J  "Why, he wilts every time ydtt t^uci  bini."   ��������� {'.���������    ' -��������� ',jj*" '--;_'*"''  r"  Are. |the order of; the day  and we can supply your  wants with; the many differ  enr things to enable you to  fix up. a dainty and nourishing picnic lunch.  A Special line of-  "   Potted Meats  Jams  7' -'Bisciiits  Jellies  Oianges  1        Bananas  Lemons  Assorted Nuts  3'  i  '"   " SEASON'S FRUIT ALWAYS ON HAND  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATAORE 8X.  LADYSMITH  W. G. Fraser  MerchantTailory  ,    /^i   ^ (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  WE ARE SHOWING THIS WEEK  " - ��������� *-.c "?" ,   ��������� 'i ��������� -  TWO NEW- LINES OF STOVES MANUFACTURED  BY   OUR  LOCAL  STQVE-WOHKS  -* ������- ,  , Drop" in and See Them  A Sort of Ac������������a.latMM. ~  Mrs.   Orlmes���������Do   yod- * knil^r , IfM.  Sykes?   She lives In the^same hotel aa  you do. _,  Mrs. Joslyn���������No, I can't" say* that I  know, her, but we are'on pounding ac^  quaintance with the' Sykeses. ' "They  mike so much noise we have to isfJ on  the wall now and then te keep thafia  qniet.  A Rccordt Saw. '  *f/hat is declared by the'Philadelphla  Record to be the largest and heaviest  cold rolled steel hand saw ever made  has just been turned out at the Dlsston  worksf Tacony. It Is 20 feet long. 15  inches wide, .134 of ah inch thick and  weighs 1,474 pounds, By repeated rolling the thickuess of the band was ra������  duced from.270 to .134 ot-.an Inch.  The saw Is perfectly straight and is a  marvel for uniformity of" thickne������w.  Bunds up to 50 feet long and 14 Inches  wide are regularly made at ths Tacony  plant, but it is said th������.t never before  has a band of audi le>.jtb and weight  berfi cold rolled at any shop in the  worlds  Paper Ft/oat Peat.  The latest novelty In stationery Is  postal cards made from peat. They are  made in the mills of Celbridge, County  Ktldare, Ireland, where an American  has established paper making from.the  seat of the famous bog of Allen.  FOUR HOLE KCFCHEN COOK   SIS! HOLE GRAND UNIVERSAL   $15.00  $35.00  LADYSMITH HARDWARE4 CO., Ltd  Char lie   Dunn  i  MbRCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  ��������� Charles" Dunn, of the above firm, v isits Ladysmith evciy Sunday for the  purpose of taking measurements and seeing customeis peisonally. May  be seen at tlie-HoUls. We guarantee aft'stock and a pet-feet fit at the  lowest-possible-rates. Suits fiom $13.00 up J'ants fiom $1.00 up% All  Hand-made. Full line of the Latast supplies ALWAYS t-auwl by Mr.  Dunn. - - - -       - , ,i ' l i, | J  One hundred acres of land in Cedar dis-  i     - trictf or - $350  Two Sh^ep Farms on one of the Gulf  Islands, considerable Improvements  $450  JOHN STEWART P. O. Box 26S  HRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURAN  B  LENZ  & LEISER  CONVEYANCING  NOTAU\ ri.l'.LIO.  WHOLESALE DRY  GOODS,  MANUFACTURERS OF  GENTS'   FURNISHINGS,  ETC.  .    SHIRTS, OVERALLS, ETC.  D    urftf inr  p    'J 'i ������    '  t.  %}   fc:    i  ANO FANCY SHIRTS  FOR THE FIRST  ASso a Large Variety of TIFS to Select From  TENNIS.   ,  London,      June   3.���������In   the gentlemen's  doubles,   first  round,  Wm.    A.  Luriiiwl and Win. Clothier, heat   Ewes  and Biille,reene 2-fi." fi-3. ifc-2. 4-6.  C-2.  i     Get  your  Sunday   Colonists       at,  Knight's.  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOQK.      ���������   -     -  TELEPHONE 6-7  HOTEL  LELAND.  [ (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  j One block from C.P.R. Depot and  ' steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and. re-mod������lled. Rates $2 -per  day. Cornet. Qranvllle and Hastings  'streets   Telephone, 1-4,  VICTORIA, B. .0.  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN SOAP  Stand a good chance.to win a  GRAWHONE  Every 2r>-Cent purebasc of While.    Swan     Soap     entitles you to a  ticket in trie drawing for this high grade gramophone... ,-.���������-,���������-  -aagawsB-ffi-a-**-?^^  CLOCKS       bargains       CLOCKSl  ���������'-��������������������������� '������������������-'���������������������������'     ��������� b--  Just, received"    a shiprnerit of all kinds of clocks thai we will clear A  at low prices   '}" ' ���������-, i  II; f ;|  J.!. h"i . i i  I ;  i  I    :  I  ��������� !^  EIGHT DAY^ STRIKING CLOCK   .........     .../:..    $3.00 |  EIGHT DAY STRIKING CLOCK   (with   alarm   attached).   $3.50 w!  REPEATING  NICKLE  a LA RM  CLOCK  ... ..:     $1.75  REGULAR   NICKLE   ALARM CLOCK $1.00  ALL THESE'CLOCKS VRE FROM THE BEST AMERICAN  FACTORIES AND ARE '.-������J ARANTEED TO KEEP GOOD  TIME. .    ,    :     ; ;  B-FORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN I  \r  First Avenue,   XX   X'  Ladysmith,   B. C  V*/e are making therri of ths Newest    Pattern and Latest  Styles.  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FpU NDRY WORK  ���������-.-.'--������������������ -Our .Prices" are Reasona ble'.  ^SEE OUR    NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS'.* ���������-'���������  LADYSH1TH IRON & STOVE WORKS CO ��������� LTD .  t

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