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 -v.'"  DUNCANS I  ~ LADSYiTITH  ^        JUL 6 - 1905 =2T i'^KOISLATI VK  A.SM.-i-PLY  / O*/^ * '  2 Daily  :l     -JUL 6-1985      &l  f lad^TMith    I  & DUNCANS ;;  *������- at  VOL. a,  TUESDAY,    JULY  4,  1905.  PRICE   FIVE CENT  iCITY COUNCIL'S  WEEKLY CONCLAVE  Resignation  oi  Truant  Officer  ReceivecUSanitary Question  Left Over  [Question  of Appointment  of <  City Policeman Discussed by  Mayor and  Aldermen  completed.  The Alderman reported that he had  been requested     to havo a ditch ruii-  At last night's City Council meeting'the Mayor and Aldermen indulged  [on a long discussion on the'{Sanitary  inspection and Truant OHiccr ques- j"in������ f'om the Columbia Hotel to Mr.  ioii_. A number ofthe AhUrir.cn I Conway's residence clicaned out. lie  xpressed the view that during the thought it would' be a good idea to'  vacation.it  was  unnecessary to  have! let lhe man employed by the godern '  GOVERNMENT'S STORY OF  EVENTS AT ODESSA  1 "    '        ' . J.  ' {  Troops Fearing Fire From ihe Mutinous Battleship, Were Unable to Intefere With Mob'Fear-  ful Destruction Was Wrbught  a. Truant officer.  -,It was again suggested  that Night'  Watchman-    O'Connelr he relieved- of  [the duties of     Truant ameer and be  Kivcn the    .position   jf  Sanitary   Inspector instead.   Mr.  O'Conuell,  who  was in tlie     room at the tunc,  was  [asked  if he would  undertal e the lat-  Jter mentioned duties, but he lefused.  i ;lt seemed lobe the general opinion  ment do the w.ork'with the assistance  of a city.^employec*. This suggestion  was^'acl eil',on.i  Tlie Mayor repotted that .alter the  lasthieetiug lhirc,had been some discussion amongst?--the Councilmen as  lo the advisability ...of' appointing a  rcgulai street foreman and swearing  him in as spe.-ial constable. He asked the council if they were anxious to  loi the Aldermen present that a 'lru- |lakc ain steps in,this directi  pint Officer^ under the new school law,  was not really necessary, ami while  the matter was being discussed Mr.  0,'Connell asked the Council to accept his resignation. Upon being told  [that the Council could not accept a  verbal resignation Mr. O'Conuell im-  'mediately handed in a written one,  jwhich on a motion by Aid. Bryden,  'sccondedby Alderman JVich olson,  'was accepted and a vote of thanls  'tendered to-Mr. O'Conuell ioi-the efficient manner- in which he had discharged his duties during his term of  office.  Respecting the Sanitary Inspector  'question, Alderman Bryden thought  it. was absolutely necessary to have  that office filled and it, would lie a  good idea to offer it to the pound-  keeper.  Alderman Blair agreed with Alderman Bryden.  Alderman Nicholson was iiot satisfied that, the law demanded that a  Sanitary Inspector be appointed, tin  less it did he thofghtl, - in present circumstances it would not be  wise to go to unnecessary expense.  It ;it was essential that the office be  filled .'he was in favor of having E.  Nicholas appointed.  Aftersome further discussion Aid.  Nicholson-moved; seconded by,"Aider!  man Bryden, that the qneslion bo  left over for one week and in the  meantime the clerk to look iip the  law. relating to this matter, and if  he finds it necessary to have an ap-  j.ijiiitment made to interview "the  pounelkeeper and ascertain if he  jvoidd be willing to discharge the.iiit-  ies.   The motion was carried.  The clerk    reported that according  ion.  Alderman M.ilone thought thai- as  the town was very.peaceable it was  not necessary to go to the expense  of paying a ,i:o'Sce constable. Alderman Nicholon did not favor going to  the expense ot paying a'ski ary; to; a  police constable where so ,in1any dim-  pi ovements weie "needed on the  streets. , He had looked up, the Mu-  nijipal- Clauses Act and had found},  that it was not , according' tolaw,  absolutely necessary for the-city to  provide a police constable.- ' -If they  deem it advisable the City, Council  can make arrangements' with-the, government to have the town protected  by a provincial constable. '  The Mayor remarked "that although  the Council were anxious to give employment wherever work in the" city  was to be done, at the same time  the citizens shl'uld recognize the fact  that the Council were not elected only to give employment to citizens,  but to act in the .bjust interests ol  the city, and to run the city! as'economically, as possible, i ���������-���������������������������  The ��������� jquesti'/ii' was allowed to drop.  Fire Chief Smith, who was present.,  asked A he Council if any word had  been received respecting- the hydrants  that were required in several parts  of the town. 1 he clerk reported that  he had received no word on sthe flucs-  fcion. '--.-������������������. ..-!..:. ���������:,-��������� ';  Alderman Blair said the Fire Chief  being present he would like to ask  him if there were two fire halls.-in  the city how. lie had noticed one,of  the hose carls standing, at thebpt-  lomof Roberts street for seme days.:  Mr. Smith -remarked.' that, tlie hose  reel was"   being left in that position  St.  PcteisMirg, ,J������Iy L���������The governmental story of tin* events       at  Odessa     as puWish^l  in the.Official  Messenger, has been in great part already     covered    in   the statements  made in official quarters, and cabled  to tlie Associated Press siuoe     Lie  commencement    e*f outbreaks. ..After  detailing  the' activity of the  revolutionary committee in stirrng up the  strikers ashore iaud arrival of      the  mutinous crew of tha  Kniaz. Potem-  kine at Odessa June 27,, the account  proceeds:  '.'The mutiny of the     warships    provided -   the  revolutionary  with a'good opportunity to ��������� influence  the  ������riasscs.-''The coniinittec  visited  the battleships and sssurcd the muti-  nsers     that  the garrison "of Odessa  hall laid elown  their arms and     the  whole Black Sea squadron had  joined  hands  with   the crew  of the .Kniaz  Potemkine.  "According to eye witnesses, officers took active part in councils on  hoard the battleship, especially two  young cadets. iThe results cf thcM_n-  aichistic intiigiies among the1 work-  [bor  was destroyed, the mob refusing   wisp  the  battleship  did  no damage.  to, allow the firemen  to  fight      the  flames.   Among     the     pioycrty destroyed     were the wanidioiiscs      anel  stores of fchc Russian Navigation and  Commerce  Company,   the aKency and  stores of the DatiflSHe Navijja't'ion Co.,  the     Bais     stores  on  the PlatanolT  piers, the, Odessa haifLtjii" railroad station,     the     hanhori master's offices,  part  of the  warehouses  of the Russian  Navigat ion   and  Trading   Company,  and      Uoseysky and Boshninc  Company's en the new pier, all buildings  of 'qw-arantine liaibor,   twenty  wagons and  six  steamers  belonging  to  various companies.    The railway  freiglit sheds were pil,a*gcd and many  lioteis were burned.*  Seveial times during the niffht jof  June   28th   the      mob  attacked   the  11cops with icvolvers, but e_ich time  were- -catleied by a vollev from  the-  soldiers.   Tbe  numlfeir  of  killed. ' or  The government icport prooeds to  iclafe the arrival of Rear Admiral  Krtift','1 s M<|iiadiei.ii duimg the morning of,June .'Kith as follows: s"As (lie  squadron'.appioachcd the Odessa pier  Hid Kniaz Poteinkjne cleaied foi  action, advanced to meet it and cut  through ,ils line. As she passed the  mutineers rc-cived an ovalioTt from  the crew of the Ocoigi Pobwdonose-  tz. Hear|Admiral Kruger thei.e'i'.'on  signalled' the squadron to' swing*  aiound '* and return to Sevastopol,  bu't the,'crew of'the Georgi Ptjtoiedoi,-  setz prevented, that Missel from Col-  lowing vessel'-, aud put ashore all  their office is, disarmed, with the exception of Lieutenant GrigorielT, who  Mew out.diis brains. On the advice  qfj the c.evohil.ionisls, a committee of  twenty-'was elected to take cbaige ol  the vessel under diiection cf a boatswain   mate'   and'apparently :a gain's I  OUR VISITORS OF THE  INSTITUTE OF MINES  This  Morning at 11 O'Clock a  Special Train Pulled in on the  Tyee Co's Track  Today Has Been a Pleasant One,  the Visitors Being Entertained  by Supt Kiddie  * c -  The-following  list  of guests .were 'SUipcs, all combined to make a beau   '  entpi tamed   by  the  Tyee Copper  Co. ,tiful picture as the guests sat down  today.    The parly  arrived at  eleven   to Juitb.   Not  neaily so  many     as  o'clock  this  mo;uing,  and  wiJl  leave  were    expected      weie present,  as a  at five  this afternoon.  Mr. W. P. Agnew, (New'York City,  N.Y.;    Mis.     m.      13.  Ayres, llaund  Biook,  -\r.   -J.,  Mr.   Briggs,  Chicago;  Air   S.       AL   Bamberger,  Salt Lake  large part of the delegation stayed  off at Duncans and are visiting "Ml.  Sicker.  Afler  ihe hungry visitors had  disposed of a fan  share of the  fowii on  the  well supplied  tables,  Superinten-  wcunded is not  yet known, but must  exceed  several  bundled.   The  damage j the battel's will.- Diswntioii prevail  can   only   be  estimated in millions  of  rdiamong,*.st  the crew,  only  part     of  men and mutinous sailors, became im  roiiitfts.   None ol-the representatives   which  Was  influenced  by  the  icvoiu-  medialeiy evident.     The troops were   of foreign nations suftored    The con-) tic'nists and   wanted to follow     the  unable to, use, their arms against the' sulalcs weie i-,uaidcd by.tioops. | Kniaz PotemMne.   The latter threat-  crowds in the vicinity of the harbor! On June _Hlh a state of siege. - was ( ened <o fire on. the Georgi Pol/icdon-  for fear of the possibility el an en-' proclaim'! and lhe city was ebr- _ oselz if she tried to oejoin the si^ua-  filading fire from the-battleship. Tlie   doncd by troojis    The.disorders ceas-  drcn at-iSefcastopol. -Tie anti-rcVolu-  ' ed. Tl.e remort is confirmed that j tiojiary "scclion however, ultimately  the Kniaz Potemkine in the evening ' gaircd the upper hand" and, when in  of the 2f)lh fired three blank shots j lhe aflemoen of July.1st the (,wo  as prescr,i;,'fd hy the Russian naval, battleships weighed Anchor, the Ceor-  code for the funeral of a sailor, antl' gi Po>bi������'.!oimsetz put on full steam  followed-,these up with two live shots ' jjnd eutend' the harbor and sent the  destroying    'part .of- a house. "Cither- I l/oatswain  to signify"her submission.  City,   flail,  Mr.   E.  S.  Cook,  Potts-|lleill Kiddie arose am!   as an act of  (own,      Pa ,      Ah.  and Mrs.   F.   J.  com lesy     to  our   American   friends,  proposed       the   health' ct   President  Roosevelt,   speaking  in   this 'connection  with  feeling  ol   (lie loss of   ex-  Sccrctary Hay,  whose death  is deeply felt on  both sides of  the water  Captain  Robert W   limit, responded  in      a lelicitous    and   well   received  Foi low in������;  Edward's   health     Caipt.   Hunt       is  harbor was ,at..-tl������e mercy of the mob,  which pillaged warehouses and vessels, broached casks of wine spirits  aiiei started a;drunken orgy.. .With  nightfall the fires .started by the rioters'- . soon atWned^terrible^inieri-^  sions".  Nearly "evefything- in-the hai-  0 instruction's given-gim last wee^Iie   in  order     that it might- be. washed,  lad made inquiries on the .subject of, H. was not convenient to wash it at  I.filling the vacancies on the Council  |oard, and    had found     that it was  ecessary  to  hid  an  election should  fie (Council desire to have- the posi-  011s filled.   No action  was  taken  iu  |he matter.  Alderman Bryden reported that  the  lirman     of  the     goifcrnment  street  ork has the sum of If,-2.fi0 left over  ���������pw that    the street  work in-the ci-  m undertaken by the government was  the fire h'alh  Alderman Rla-ir thought it was a  great temptation to boys to stick  thejr knives into it.  The pouudkecper's report was received and tiled. ';   . ���������'  Bills amount ing to $81.77, were or-:  tiered  to be paid.  Present at last night's meeting  wereAIayor Coburn, Alelermen Nicholson,,   Blair,   Mryden,. and  Maloue.  'OORTH OF JULY  CELEBRATIONS  ^-0���������  [Chicago,   Ills.,  July  -L���������One     man  FIVE HUNDRED  DROWNED  AN ARMISTICE  IS POSSIBLE  St. Petersburg, July 4.-\Vi1h the  completion cl arrcnjjemeiils for the  Washington p-rfoce meeting, President  Roosevelt has resumed his efforts to  bring about' an armistice. No light  is shown upon the exact statues of  the negotiations or tre character of  the communications passing between  the    Russian  anil  Japanese  govern-  U.S. SENATOR  FOUND GUILTY  John H.    Mitchel,   Senator  for Twenty Years, Has  Violated the ���������'Law  .. .Portland;  Ogii.,  J.uly -L���������Amidst, a  din and clatter of fireworks, -ex' Jod-  men'te.- and Washington.    The  matter.'_d. mi  honor  of  the national? dav of  is an  exceedingly   delicate  one,    but ( the Country he had served  asl'iiited  the,outlook for ^access,* li-sverthelcss,  -from all information obtainable, is  not impromising if Japan is ready  to sheath the sword until the' Washington  meetinj*" develops  whether    a  States  Senator   for   twenty���������-y. ais,  John H. Mitcnell early ^oiay. listened to the words pronouncing���������** hi.n  guilty of having violated that"- law  which      precluded     him as a.Unite.'l  basisllor peace is possible.  Russia's' stales SCIiatoi. [rom accepting .  i av  consent seems assured.  ,���������-. In diplomatic circles it is felt that  Great   Britain  couhl   render  service  by timely advice to her ally;  but so  far  as known,  she lis not  supporting  President  Roosevelt's efforts. Should  tlie Presideti'V'lie able to succeed     in'  arranging the preliminaries, it     appears certain   that  negotiations    for  an  armistice will   lye concluded     directly, between Field 'Marshal. Oyama  and General Linevitch on the battlefield in Manchuria.  Guanajuato, Mexico,  July 'J.��������� The  end, ahoy probably  fatally  wound-   number of dead  in  the  recent  flood  |l    two other  men shot,  ahoy hurt   i���������.,-e .is no.v- estimated at 500.  More  a cannon cracker,. were the early  (���������ntribut-ions      of  victims   in       the  itirth of  July celebration   here.  IUSSIAN SAILORS  SEIZE A TRANSPORT  St. Petersburg, July -1.���������The niin-  Bier of marine has received the fol-  wino- telegram from Admiral Kru-  r: '-'The crew ;of the transport  :out when leaving Bud.rovo Ba-y,  itineed, arresting the captain ami  her     officers.    Second   Lieutenant  than 200 bodies have already dieen recovered.    The  properly  loss  will  exceed  $!.,f)00,000. ' The government-lias  received  ik>  official   report  of  either  loss  of     life or property.    Railroad  ciMineeitiO'ii     is completely destroyed.  The government has subscribed   $3r������,-  000  to the relief fund.   o   CHINESE   MERCHANTS   TO  PETITION   ROOSEVELT  ���������Hong Kong,   July -1���������The   merchants  ROUMANIAN CRUISER  FIRES   IN   POTEMKINE.  " Bucharest, Roumania, July 5.���������Ths,  Russian  torpedo  boat  No,  2(17,   accompanied   by-the  Kniaz  Potemkine,  allerhpted to enter the port of Kus-  tenj   today.   The Roiiiiiainian cruiser  fired  upon      the   torpedo  boat,   but  failed   to  hit  her.  The 'torpedo boat  then retired. ���������   This incident followed  the refusal  of the  Kniaz Potemkine  to    accept     the government's     offer  made  through  the captain of       the  port,  who positively announced .that  the mutineers  would  not be allowed  to      receive   provisions   unless   they  came ashore  unarmed antl  delivered  up  the 'battleship  and  torpedo boat  to the captain  of  the port.  If  these  conditions   were   fulfilled   the   mujti-  ncers woitlel be given, their liberty to  gb where they  pleased.'  The     rebellious  steamer conferred  together' and   then  refused  the  gov  eruniem'tAs,   demasuds,   awl  for practicing before \fche departments'  of the federal government.  The verdict was a great surprise, to  those who .had witnessed the trial or  who   knew  Seiiatar  Mi tchelPs groat  popularity in this state, and      who  were firmly impressed; with the belief  that failure of the jury to come  to  an    , immediate end  meaivt""clisagr'.<e-  ment.   O r.   THE FOURTH  IN BOSTON  renewed  Boston, Mass., July fi.���������Though the  sale of explosives has been greatly  restricted by city ordnances and by  state slalues, the celebration of Independence Day. in .Greater Boston!  lost none of its customary fervor.  The civic observances of   the   day  consisted of exercises, in Paiiniel hall,  An event of     interest  was a  peace  celebration  under the  auspices  of tbe  Massachusetts, Floral Society held on  Boston  Common.    Potted  plants and  Amarican flags were .distributed     to  7,000 children, and  brief addresses on  the pracc  movement   were  made   by  prominent  citizens.  Early in  the day Wm.  Brown  was  shot, in the temple by some, unknown  person   who Was  firing  a revolver    in  violation  of  the  law.      Broiwn    was  silting on the steps of a douse inthe  OPEN BATTLE  AT ALBERNI  Speaker   Poi ley  hav ng received   the  icsignaiion. of Mr.   Mclnncs,   the bye-  lion of \V.  \X.  B.   Mclnncs,   (be bye-  eleclion in .Alberni  has .been fixed for  Saluiday,  July  22nd.    The   l.osigua-  tion    was  dated  June  2Kb,   mailed  from    Vancouver,"  : as Mr.. Mclnnes  went north'.   Nominations. w,.'jll. likely  be     hekLa-bciit-    July 15th:    A.' S.  Smith,  of Alberni, ihas .been appointed returning   officer.    Candidates   for  both, ,,'parlbs   were  already   in  the  field���������Wm.  Manson,   of  Nanaimo,   being  the ; Conservative standard   bearer,  and   If ugh  Aitken, editor, of ���������   the  Nana,'ino Herald, standing in  tlie interests of the Liberals.  Alberni district is one of the most  scattered and comprises perhaps, the  most interest of any electoral c-oSi-  sliluency in British ColnniMa. Starting, on "the south and east ofTexada  Island,'; it-includes that large island,  with, its mining industry, ami Las-"  "t(.uitii Island, with its, farms - and  sineep ranches; coming oyer to the  Mainland i i, ia.t\V^~ in Wei 1 iiig,ton  with its .artisans at the car simps  and fanners iu the neighborhood. Ex-  tonding. -thence to the north., it kikes  in PariisyHJic'- ami Nanoose Bay, with  their beautifully cleared farms and  then, striking westward, encompasses within its boundaries the charm-  iop; valley of Allcrni, which is, perhaps, the prettiest and most inter-  esfin,'*; spot   in British   Columbia.  Leaving Alberni, tin* .boundaries ex-  lend north eonsklerably oJvcr' lllfl  miles, faking in Clay(^|iiof, Quat-sino  and jCape Scott and niiariy o|ther snial  ler points with all their varied interests and industries, the whole extent of territory coVer<\i by this e*on-  stitiiencj' being over three humlreel  miles.  Campbell, Denver, Col . Air. E. V.  iPlnviIliers, Philadelphia, Pa.; Mr.  B F. Farl-enllial, Easlon, Pa.; Mr.  E. L. Foul, Voungstown,, Ohio; Master Ford, Voungstown, Ohio, Mr. D.  G. PotBfcs, ShillingKtone, Blandford,  England, Air. and Airs. E. L. Fou-  cai,  High   Biidge, i N.J.,   Air.   R.   W. |  Hunt, Cii.cago,   III, Mi.  S. F.  Kirk- s')ceCh was wdl lCcenfe(I  patiiuk,   Kingston,   Ontario,   Cgn'ada;  AH.   Paul   S." King,   New  York  City    l)as>t Pl"������,clc������l   r'f  ^  Ai.ieiican  In-  -V.   Y.,   Maior  Chailes   E.  Lvdecher   .siiUie  of  M,������' ������6  Eng.neeis  and     a  New  York   City,  N.Y.;  Mr. *R.  Ale- ,l}n'g,l1>  forcible speaker.  Ilvain,   Koadin^', Pa.; Alt.  !    P. Par-1    ^ia-Tov  Coburn,   in  a  href speech,,  dre,  Hazel ton,   Pa., ('..nrial Chas. !���������*.   ft!l,'e a pleas? nt   welcome to  the visi-  Roe,  New "*. ork Cilv   N.  Y     Dr. J.   (orb  <llul cxpu-ssed the hope that the  Stiuthers,      New    York   Cily,   X.Y.;   tnP   of      the parly    of distinguished  Alias Rebecca Seaty," Gal-Veston,"Tcx-"������,ininS   men   "''S'1'''   ml  "e  without  as, Miss   Yclaf������-.'iio/,   -New  York C-ily,   future benefit both to the visitors and  N.Y.;-Chas:   W.   Goodwill,   F.   Galli- to the sections  they visit.    Of Lady-  ii2i, W.  Holland,  E, G. Prior,  Capt.  smith he spoke hopefully,  and closed  J.   Tiving,  Stewart   Williams. .by expiessing the belief that if     we  were prinlegc! after-a few years, to  After a cot.|,le of  hours spent     by welcome the present group of  the  party in looking o\er the smelfer   Sml0ls<  lhe riu of Ladysmith,   and  and   giomuls    surrounding,   inclmlmg    (he    coimlrv     ;��������� ral  woukl be  ihe toast piles,  sampling works, ele. a'.dvai.ced.    His   Wteip's  all  visitors  were  ,*na.shalk,i  into   a    -pceCh'waewcl,  1Cccived.    Following  Ma\or   Coburn   Colonel   Rowc     sand  ,    ,        ,  ., , "Ten   Afillion  Allies   Awav,"   in      a  he (en , outside and ,n   was beau- .      cal������h     manne  " a]1   johli  tilully      decorated,    lhe    dags   and  hunting, Union Jacks and Stars and (Continued on Pniie '* )  big (cut on (he grounds, under which  a most bountiful collation was spreu'd  MINERS IN NANAIMO  DO NOT ALL AGREE  And Work at Brechin Which the U. M. Wr  Have Declared  Unfair is by the  W. F.Declared Fair  their demands for provisions. This west end wilh his fiancee. She at  w*as again positively refused by the first thought lie.'hart fainted, hut  captain of the port, whereupon the seeing blood flowing from his temple  Russian torpedo boat attempted to , she. rjiiiickly summoned aid and he wUs  enter the harbor, but being fired up-j hurried .to. the Massachusetts (general  on by the Eliaabetih, and evidently hospital, where it was found that a  awedbv the firm stand taken by the   bullet      from a revolver bad  pierced  psterzof and Boatswain Kozlin word   ()f   Canton   are   preparing -a petition  tiled.   The Prout has arrived at Se- '  stopol  and   the  crew  is  now      re  nting.    The officers have been     revised, the crew begging them  (ore  nc their posts.   'Ihe Prout      has  *un.  authorities, she .decided to  retire.  **-  LEANDERS  AND VESPERS  EACH  WIN      A        RACE.  Ilenlcy,   July   4.���������The I.eanders defeated   Jesus   Oollege   today by      a  to   President   Roosevelt   representing  the hardships  of  the'Chinese  exclusion   treaty.    Placards  are  posted'all  over the fity urging a boycott on ' length mil three 'quarters. Time, 7  ordered to anchor at Kameshe- American goods. Ni'ativc Christens | mi-ns. 26 sec. The Vespor Boat cTiih  -y.:.and an inquiry  into   the  af- in  Canton are being intimidated   by    of Philadelphis, Pa., bri't Christ Col-  the polioe, . J ^ege.  his head. He died /���������Kiorlly nftcrwards.  Brown was 27 years old and livenl iu  Cambridge.   o   NOSE WAS CUT OFF  BY A BEER  KEG.  Mullan.      Idaho.���������Peter     Olson,   of  this  place,   was  unable  yesterday   to  attend   the  picnic  held -at  M.e.dimonl  by  the Scandinavians  of the  Coeur.  d'AlentJi,  so he detailed   to indulge in  a solit; vy     jollification.   He  spied a  large  \ a.^on   passing   through       the  street heaped   with  beer kegs.   Peter  at   once ileeidod   to  learn  whetv.*.   this  uuanfjty   of beer   was going.   As      fhe  wagon      was passing by him he rnu  out and seized' hold  of the rear end  | of it. Cue  of the  heavy  kegs   became  loosened  and  fell from   (be load.   The  keg  grazed   Oleson's   face,   the  sharp  edge  striking   the   upper   portion   of  his nose, nearly severing the member  from  his   face.    The  nose   was    only  left   hanging   by   a shred,   anil        the j  blood  poured  from   the   wound   in      a  stream.   Olrson  was tal.cn  to a physic inn, ��������� who  quenched   the  How       of  'bloo-d, "and  1 lion sent  him to flic hospital.    Upon   his   arrival   Dr.   Craik  sewed the nose  in place, and expects!  that it will ct n(inue  to serve       the  purpose for which nalnre intended it,  although     it will, not have the same  appearance that it did before the ac-  <#ontA ,.- _. .. ���������._ ,._  It is evident that something    Avjll  be  doing  in   Nanaimo after  this���������at  least   fhe   Herald's  teport  of yester-  least  the     lleraJd's report of yester-  It  is  as follows: _.. _  Only three or four miners showed  up for worlc at Brechin yesterday  morning in view of the resolution  passed Thursday night.by .the United  Aline Workers to cease work, though  all top hands turned to, as well as  did 'many underground- men . n.^aged  iu construction work.  If was announced that there would  be no e-nnl hoisted, ��������� Imt liiaf al le-n-  o'clock there would be a im-ei ing,  when all who had permanent jobs al  the mine would be rei|,uc.sted to vote  nn the question of stopping work,  'flier., were IS' voles cast, seven in  favor r/f slopping ,w.ilk mid -11 in favor of eontinning.  It was maintained by speakers at  (lie meel-ng (hat the Norlhfielel men  had not been asked their opinion on  the iijuestiou, and this vote was to  be taken to ascertain the sentiment  among  North field  men alone.  The following resolution was passed and a copy ordered sent to the  local ('less and lo the United Mine  Workers:  ���������'���������'We, the men working al North-  Held No. -I mine, regret the action of  \\k United Mine Workers oi America in calling out men employed at  ���������said mine, and request, for the welfare of all concerned, that, the order  [ be withdrawn, the men having decid-  I ed by secret ballot to remain at  work.  "William   Allsopp,  "Chairman.  Charles    Graham,  Secy,  of Meeting.  I     A no lice was posted yesterday mor-i  ning, signed     by the secretary of the  W.F.M.,   slating  that   that  organization   had   no   grievance   against      the  company with regard to Brechin mrine-  and   that-  their  members   who  could  get w0rk there woukl go Jo work.  Su'bsctj/ueivtly a notice was posted  "by the' company stating that the  liiine would begin work this morning  and.,notifying all empjoyees to report  for work, and adding, that the places  of those failing to report would be  filled..  It was freely claimed during- the  day thai very few, if any, miners  viii,..: ;it the Hireling, and that the  ini':-iiiig was made' up of hosses, top  in, a aiiI ;..i}.i, and thai the order to  cease work did not apply to llichi,  only to those engaged in producing  coal.  Ollicials of the company were seen  last evening, but Ihey refused lo say  anything '-beyond what fhe posted notice contains, that the mini: would  work today ami that places would be  filled if lhe old employees did not  return.  Late  in   fhe  evening  the  following ,  statement was handed  in by the secretary of.; (lie United Aline Workers:  "The committee of the United  Aline Workers of America wish to  make known thai (be meeting hold  today at Nnrlhficld was not called  by I hem, and that all the members  of the* above union are requested to  keep * way .from Brechin mines."  The following notice appears, in another place in  the Herald:  NOTICE.  To whom  il May Concern.  The'Nanaimo   Miner's'   Union   No.  j 177,1 Western   Federation  of  Miners,  '��������� have   no  grievance  or   la.'bor   trouble  with, the Western Fuel  Company    at  the Brechin mines.     All persons who  can      igi't     employment   at   Brechin   .  Mines  can  work.  P.  KILLEEW  Secretary.  Nanaimo  Miners'   Union       ���������.    'ft*.,  Western  Federation  of Miners.  I  1  i *S_-  ***5  ssk  THE DAILY tEWER  ^/f-^-'i&mmmifmmmammk  -ti-ririn vannr. fi%-irii-wny-r<������  ri'S'lTi'liU'!. -V  1 'Xl.UlJLL1"rCt. v������i^-'---,''t;< .. I  .  Published   every  day except Sunday.  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY. .  Offices,   Ladysmith  aud  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  VRICE  90  cents   a  month;    $5   per   year    in  ������.d\ancp.     Advertising rates on ap.  Dlication.  TUESDAY,     JIT.Y   I,   1������������:������  The celebration in Ladysmith on  Dominion Day was so -well c.\irU"l  mil in every respect, that all cili/.cns  have rctison lo congratulate thcni-  ,selves thai the results were so s.itis-  laeloryito Msilors and citizens  alike.  The- magnificent day, the good na-  tured crowd, the anangements bci  ing so well in hand all combined to  mala* the event one that willl/ci-leas-  ingly remembered by visitois as *.\ell  as home people. Wc have endeavored  to give* as full a report of procecd-  ingsas possible. If' ihrough 'any inadvertency any event or ' pcri-ona ���������  menlion is     omitted it will be rcme-  Wmmgfgtmx  SO  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  9tiMmmit  Jm������JL' (���������-''a* fUiilftL iMA*\MMtt\i^iM.  auiii-jBLH-iJ  mmmmMmWmmm)  Trade Marks  Ij Designs  Copyrights &.������  Anyone sending a nketrh and description ma������  quickly ascertain onr o|)i:iio,i tree whether an  lurention la probably patentable.   Cnmraui'iia-  ttongstrlctlrcontlileiitlol. niu.tlbooJcon Patenti  -wnt free. Oldest nsenc-y for Hbcurlnepaients.  Patent* taken-tlirou������rli Munu & Co. reeelvo  ipeclal notice, without cliiiree, in the  ScicMific flmalcait.  \ handsomely Illustrated weekly Lire-en ������.-ir-  culatlon of any bi-leiillflc .lournal. 'IVrma, tJ a  ye*.*; lour montlia, fc_ Sold by* I newsdealers.  fWUNN & Co.3s'BMa^������������' New York  ". BrhiK-h Office. ti2fi V Ut- WHslilnefm. I>. C  corners the CriHcs  A financial saving-  nothing but ashes  in ihe pan,  5t  iQuipeg, Vancouver, St. John* fl������B.  S_nHnHHH__aHHHBHBHBHHH  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. ���������������. F.  O. E.     :���������:       :���������:        ���������*���������:    .   :���������J  Meets In the Opera House 1st nnd J  . 3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy,  President, B Forcimmer; Worthy J  Secretary, C. H. Rummings-  Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway  Time Table No. 55,  TAKING  EFFECT  TUESDAY, JUKE 20, 1905.  ladvsmifh Hardware Go  AGENTS.     ���������   ���������'- ���������  alttention   is cailed   to the . from his happy bunting ground  i\csl-  iwnid".   Well,      the Lo's of  this sec-i  from Nanaimo,   lifjn cerlaJniy nre not eii(itlcd to any j  pai licular " sympathy, e.cn if they  have been diiien, etc., for more  spot"'"mens of     mankind  died      n  .same.  To     our v.sitors  "ictnria,      D'incaiis,  Chemaimis.  .uid  olhrr   ��������� parts,   Ladysniith   leturns   its  thanks fur then attendance, and hope,  , magnificent  to at sonic     fultiie  lime ngnin have'      '  , than the crews of the Indian war ca-  tbc pleasure of entertaining them.        | ' ,  .noes  ol  last   Saturday  would he haul  " to   r.nd.   'Ihc eleven   paddle  race  was  Those of   us     who attended  public \w f#f fh��������� fi|ipsl       t|lin,,s    0,er Kt.(.���������  schools      thirty or     forty ycais ago   onljir     coast.   Such a    race given  in  will      icnelily     recall that  in ail, or   rilstprn     waters would    lie a wonder-  ncariy     all   the  text     "hoots nt'iiu s* ' mi     {i inaction.   Other      runs   were  da-js a     story      would be told ci'ihe 'good,  this was magnificent,  mii.red Indian,  "who has been dr.vt-u  certainly      due  all     n*.emL*rs  of  the  committee that made such a success  ! of our Dominion Day Celebration.  .Dealers In   Pianos and  Organs ...  Ladysmith, B.C.  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also ��������� languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oiis and water colors, pianoforte and vocal letaoM.giT-  ���������n in classes er individually. ;'  MISS BERTRAM,  ladysmith, BO.  ���������������������������    ������������������������������������  ���������������     ���������������������������*  The     thanks of the community are  Newly fitted up and  FtiniislK'd  Good tables a:id good  Rooms  PORTLRND HOTEL-  ANGELO TATE, PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra   well  Stocked  in;  Light or Heavy Teaming  Wood and Bark for Sale  BI fiCIIES  FOR  HIRE ':-:   :-���������   See-J.  KEMP,  or leave orders  Leigh's Transfer Stables  FIRST  AVENUE 'PHONE fl-0.  at  It should be borne in mind that  every cold weaken* the lungs, low-  era the vitality and prepares the  system for the more'-serious diseases, among which'are the' two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia aud couiuiaption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won it* great popularity by its  promut cures of'this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and' opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It connteracu  any tendency toward pneumonia.(  Price 25c. Large Six* 50c  , Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  McKinnell &Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Clais.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.   '.,  Fire Proof    Building.  Covering Old Surfaces  '- We have just rjceived a large shipment of the famous Melrose Liquid  Paints, the lust on the maiket at  $1.7f> per gallon.. We also handle Maple Leaf brand of varnishes, buggy  paints, etc., in fact we have everything to beautify the home,  Wallpapers from 10c to $1.00 per  Double Roll.  P'linting and papeihanging done at  reasonable rates, at  HARRY   KAY  FIRST AVENUE  THE JONES HOTEL  t  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bai  (Half Block fr������m Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-   - Lady smithy  m ������ni w  Be sure your ticket reads  via  HOTEL     LELAND.  fT. J: Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block IromC.PR. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates 12 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.-  -_a  Kind  THS CITY 7>AHRKeT  R. Williamson Prop  jsi, Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  _jH^-/.g^.^*a^ |  1   Public Notice  i  p* Attention "is called to the      fact that the  I-Ogilvie Flour rUils Co.,  Limited,  | makers  of  ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD    B'LOUR. ... have for some tune    -  i past been producing flour in a"   "astly   improved  and   purified   rnrm  | by  the aid  ofl-LEC'l'KUnnf-  1 aud  having  secured  control  of  -M  the basic patents relating there-  ||      to, take Ibis opportunity of advising   the  public  (bat any   ttnauth-  oriv.ed  users  of  the electrical     Hour   purifying  processes   will   he pro-  Bocuted.  Ogilvie Flcar Mills Compai.y liJtaited  r������ tho  only   millers ia Canada whose   Floux1 i*������  of  Job  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Ratee $1._5 ��������������� d*L50���������  P -e bus to ail eleamhoit landioge son  railway depots.    EWcttic earn ev^ry fiv������  minutes to all pari a of   the city.    Ba*  and table unexcelltd.  F. BAYNER, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C   '  J  Overlands  Daily  I  HILBERT  i  ^j^^^Sf^&^iSi^SM!^&  p*ari������ied by tlie electric pi'cerss  This   Hot-.-!   bar1    been   completely  Board  am!   lodging $1.00  per  day.  renovated  -I O T EL    PRETORIA  -Jar   Supplied   v. itb   the   Best    Wines,  Liijiiors and  Cigars. 1st Avenue :-  Ladysmith B.C.  rm  at Market  Proi  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  THE  HENRYS NURSfRIES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown Sc  Imported  GARDEN, FIELD  and FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  ..HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.     Catalogue free.  3010 Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  Thea be sure your tickets read   via  tbe  CHEAP  EXCURSION RATES  to  ALL points east,  June 29,  30, July  5th.  Shortest     route to    Fernie, B. C,  and  ALL  KOOTENAY  POINTS.  For rates.     folders,     sleeping car  leservafions and all information call  on or address  S. G. YKRKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., '��������� Government st  Seattle, Wash. Victoria. B.C.  Office  1st Avene  F flcB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO. LADYSMiril  3  The  only   line  now   making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the     Pacific  Coast.  ;THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.   .  . BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask  your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  Agent,  120 2nd Ave., Seattle.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government     a-d  Yates Sirs.,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains Daily  One of which is the famous "North  Coa^t Limited," Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all paints East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and berths reserved.  Only  direct  ro,ite  to  Yellowstone  Park.    Cheap rates from all  points  Eastl froin Marc* 1st to Mary loth..  .   Steamship  tickets on  sale to    all  European   points.       Very  low   rates  now  in effect.    Cabin  accommodation  reserved  by wire.  For further particulars call  at the  otn ' or ' phone No. 456.  A. D' CARLTON, C. E. LANG  -A.G.P.A.,  N.P., ..     General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  Seuthbound Northbound '   Sat. Sun. Soutbb'd  -" Daily Arrive   Leave     and  Wed.        Arrive  A.M.      P. M. -  -      P. M.     Y. M.      9.00   12.00 Victoria"   4.80   7.5i  ......   10-20M0.40 Shawnigan Lake .... 5.17  ������.*���������'      11:00   10.62 Duncan  ..." ^5.56,5.55,   , 11:57 ' 9.10  Ladysmith  ....   ._....."*6.45  S.Oi  12:40    8.20  Nanaimo     7.37  4.1S  12:53Lv 3.00   Ar. Wellington. 7.52  de, 4.W  Northboiw)    '  Leave   '  i                  -       '  Victoria     Shawn it as Lake  Duncaas  ...., ....  Ladysmith.,....  ...  Nanainia .  Ar. Wellington  VS. S. '���������JOAN" sails from Nanaim o for  ', Vancouver   Daily except Sunday; at 7.00; a. ta.,     returning sails from      Vancouver   for 'NanfcSmo   at '  l.������������ p.m.     ���������;    l ' I *  Excursion' rates in effect to all p oints, good going Saturday and Sunday,  returning net  later  than Meond day.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  ���������������^������������>J*.^.'Sm.'������^*������^.'aW  I  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND 5A1EL1 ERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVEK ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  5 CLERMONT LIVINGSTON, , THOS. KIDDIE.  I    \-\l Gmenl Manager. Smelter Manager.  ,     .    W. SILER.  f  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WjMtK PROMPtLY m-* -.  Leave arders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH .SHAVIN6  PAfflORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: West in the City :���������:������������������|  . ���������������'  KATBS fi.00 PHR DAY  _A._tPt,!$ ROOMS' '-���������' '  X  . .  BAR SUPPLIED WITH BKSl  WINKS, UQUORS, CIGARS  HOTEL  c  Bettaeconiddatlon in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  ������������-^-������������^e^*������)Ke)Ke^o^o)I(o^e)<(o^*;KeH(0;Ko^o^o^o)4(e^o^e  *  X  *  *  X  *  * PHONE 66  LIVERYvBOARDlNG AND  SALES STABLES  ..'.--���������' j-  .  .   EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY. ^  DAVID JOHNSON  m  LADYSMITH J  WM. 1IUNS1E, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Direetoc  _: Telepbone.46.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK  AND  LADY SMITH-Shingles a Specialty.  -     ,   . ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough, and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., ofthe Best Quality.  Seasoned aad  Kit. Dried  Flooring     and  Finishing    Lnmker la   Stoek.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8J00?000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under...     3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10 -.-   6 cents  "    $10        "' " $30    10 cents  ������    $30        " " $50 .*.   15 cents  These Orders are Payable nt Pur .it any office in C   nuda of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- po'mi:,   n the United States.  ��������� '. ���������       NEGOTIABLE AT A FIXED RATK A ... ^  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMAIERC   . LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittin   small gums of money  ' with safety and at small   :ost.  LADVfi'JTH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manage  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES,  Repairing and  making to order   a  speciality.  THOriAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best accommodation for transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new; Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar.Is up-to-  date. Rates Jl.tO a day and upwards.  WM. 8������VERIJ>aE, Plop.  Esplanade t*M :<**���������������: :������: *=& Ladysmith  LADYS1VIITH  BXKBRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY.  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency..  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM ������H0DUlI  \ " ���������  Orders will he delivered-anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lew������  est possible prices.  Leave orders at C-aristle's, ������n tUe  Bsplanado.  J AS* WARWOeK. i"  _A__HI y  " '  %r  DAitVjL������&^)ttft  ��������� ��������� f  %m  VANG  ii  AND  Its   Great   Resources  Plans, Specifications and De- **  tails furnish** for all kinds **  of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  Line  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, 2nd ������ve, Ladysmith, B. C.  NOTICE.  , Persons    found    using our   Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after tbis notice,  will.be prosecuted.  -^        HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  ii  CALEDONIAN''  No part of British Columbia today offers so many advantages to the-  investor as does VANCOUVER ISL AND.- '   ' '   " '    ,   ���������"     '  Its vast and varied natural weal th has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has never been promiently laid,  before the public  . .    "ISOLD ?  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  :o>  R.P.RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency:.  VICTORIA, :���������: :���������i ���������: .���������: :��������� B.C.  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,   will grow almost any product of the  soil  known  to man,  WHEAT  OATS  RYE  VEGETABLES  OF  ALL KINDS  - APPLES.  ~ ,-U,  ,-tfN���������4 *  ;PRUNES  PEARS  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL     FRUITS   .AND     BERRIES.  ... ��������� - ' * , "  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt,  alijfral   land   policy,   and  the     1,500,000 aires controlled     hy   them will be disposed of on reason-  hie terms to actual settlers.  /  Government lands can Lie secured    and     money can bfr made by those  who desire a new home in a country   possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will  supply  any   information  ob-  *N  ta.nahle  to  those  who contemplate   a visit  with  a view of investment if  conditions are found as advised.  Is the,centre of.the ' g*'eat co������l mining,   district;     a "beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds; of great colliers com e in  each year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF TH E LINE FROM VICTORIA TO  VANCOUVER, ,and will continue to grow in importance, as' the Island.is  developed.  Subscribe for ami read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good hoard.  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied and is in charge of  JOS. PELLIQRINELU  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION .LANDS IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST  TERi  RITORIES     AND\ THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre** for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or.company. Royalty at the rate  of_tfra_.centt8,v per ton of 2,000 pounds  shalfl be ^collected on the gioss but-  put.-  Quartz���������Persons Jof  eighteen  years  and over' and joint stock companies  holding free, miners' certificates may  obtain entry lor 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  same with two legal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded within  fifteen days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the-land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may 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 2J per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting tbe  Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 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, hut not   exceeding 1,000 feflt.   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 Yukon  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  laterior. ' ''  The lessee's right is confined toHhe  submerged bed or bars of the river  below low water marK, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where  the  lessee may dregde 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, i  but where a person  or company   has  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or frarv  tion is sufficient. Rental, $10 per  nnum for each mile ot river. leased.  Royalty at the rate-of 2������ per cent,  collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of live miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  .  The l-ssec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  lstday of August in the year oi the  the date of tbe leave.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years 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  eugth, 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 bt  250 feet square.  Claims are marked by two lega'  posts, one at each end, hearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for cac!  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or ,'company stak ing t  claim must bald a free miner's osrti  ficate.  The discoverer of a new mine is eo  titled to a claim of 1,000 feet ii  length, and, if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the oui  put of which no royalty shall-**' be-  chargen, the rest of the party ordin  ary claims only/ .,  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at fjje rati  of two and one-half per cent, on tin  alue of the gold shipped from     th.  fukon Territory to be paid to.  .the  Comptroller. .,',  No free miner shall receive a gran"  f more than one mining claim     oi  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same miner may hold     an>  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners may,, work their claims ii  partnership by filing notice and pay  ing a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained'    pi  the same creek; gulch or river by gi"������  ing notice and paying a fee.  Work must be done on a claim eacl  year to the v_lue of at least $200.  A certificate 'that work has      beer  done must be retained each year;    i  not, the claim ������__,:I be deemed'to   bi  abandoned,' and    open .to occupation  and entry by a Tree" miner: " "-  The boundaries ot a claim may u b-���������  defined absolutely by baying a survey  made and publishing notices  in    tbf  Yukon; official Gazette.  Petroleum���������AH unappropriated Do  minion lands in Manitoba, the North  west Territories, and" within the Yu  kon' Territory, are open to prospect  ing for petroleum,, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or com  pany having machinery on the lantl  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide  the length of width shall not excee  throe times the breadth.  Should the; prospector discover oil  n paying 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 reserved  namely, 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate. of' three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-cotm-  ,^^a^M������������-_a-j-������M������haBa>i.-|i r~n r���������yflrim'f VpmmimmWmmjmm  ^g^ieffiffirnrii-iTHgw-r' nrt������i-������vaaM-ia-.  BMMMBw.  OLIVER'S  MISTAKE  Oliver   Herford,   while  recently  exploring a  remote part/ofNew York,  found himself beset hy pangs  of hunger.   Entering; a  small  restaurant  of  somewhat  doubtful  aspect.,  he oider-  cd a mutton chop..   The waiter, after  a long delay, returned bcuing.a plait*  on      which  reposed a dab of mashe.l  potatoes     and a much overdone chop  of microscopic proportions and   with  a remarkably long and slender rib at-  taohed^   Clapping   this*  down   briskly  before the famished artist, the waiter started  to attend  to  another customer without further ceremony.  "See here," called I-lcrford,  "1 ordered a chop." ~"  "Ycssir,"answered 'the man,  "there  it is."  "Oh,   beg pardon;  that's true," returned J-Ierford, peering.at it closely,  "I   thought     it  was a     crack   inthe.  plate:"���������Sal urdayEvcning I'ost.   o   SOME GOOD  ADVICE  '   TO   SCHOOL  GIRLS.  Speaking recently to the girl students of Queen's College, 1 Lu ley  street, (he Bishop of Loudon said  that during his Lenten conferences in  the West End he,found girls loth lo  explain their religious difficulties to  him.'  "Although they were noL -afraid of  me," he said, "they were terribly  afraid of one another. Afterwards T  received letters saying,, 'We could  not talk mi the presence of others,  but if you can see us two by .two,  wc can explain further.'  "I believe in a gill having a good  time," the Bishop explained, "particularly at. that time of life which  should be the 'happiest, but she  should have the ,law of proportion in  her life. The tone of e\ery bourn  where a girl may stay will not be  what she is accustomed to, and she  will either have to fall to Ihat tone  or to raise to that tone.  "Gills    exercise an enormous      influence on  the  men  they  meet,"  ad.  :led  the Bishop.    Man's ideals of purity,  ,  truth and honor were unconsciously based upon the woman with  whom  he came  in  contact, and    the  Bishop urged the girls to carry with  them   the  aroma  and   influence      of  their college all  through   their  lives.  "A girl on   leaving school,"     declared Dr. Wilmington Ingram, '.'finds  herself m the world of society Avhich  sweeps her  from  her niooringe altogether."   He advised the students of  Queen's   College   lo   have   a ilufmitml  olan  as      to how   they  would spend  ?ach day.    ,  VST  Union  .rawing'  NANAIMO,   B. C.  flanufacturers of the  In  British Columbia  Guaranteed  Brewed  Lager Beer and Porter  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops  ft  Miners1 Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short)   notice.    Dull Sharpened by us al-.  ways  gives  satisfaction.  Picks  hand! ed and repaired.  Sl-iij3rsm.itlT.iiig    in  &.V     it������    Bran. ties.  Horseshoers'and Genera! Blacksmiths.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    - Lady smith, B    O  ___Z,  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU ?  '    That the. place to'BUY YOUR MEAT  is   where   the slaughtering     is  done locally?    We are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send us,  and      can     GUARANTEE  EVERY- THING to he FRESH AND CLEAN.  PAN NELL  &    PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK,  GAT/A  S.������.E_n  LADYSMITH B.S  4.-<^++.M-"f++-M"++"M^'f>"f-f+-M^4^  LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO.  x  *y\.  PIANOS,  ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.  ���������5  %  H  H  5  Stables in the rear'of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots, ford.  Leave orders at   the  ��������� WILLIAMS A*<)  -V\3XEr  V-������ ��������� ������ ������ ��������� 4 ��������� ��������� ���������������������������������-������*������������������������*>���������+ ��������������� +��������������������������������������������� + + *H ������������������������������������������������������������������++���������������������������������������������+���������������������������������������������-���������������������������������������������-���������������������������++������+������������������-���������������������������������  cil.  JAS.  A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of tho Interior.  Department of the. Interior,   ���������  NOTICE  Pursuant to  Deeds  Notice is  OF' ASSIGNMENT  the "Creditor's    Trust  Act,   1901.'!!     ���������  hereby given that Axel  ' PECULIAR   AND TERTINENT.  t A motor drivci was fined $115 in  the town of .East Wolseley, Englnn.fl,  the other day, for passing a earl oji  Lhe wrong side.  Six  miles   is   the   length   of  a petition promoted by the British Natiwill Comihinc Defense in support of Ihe  bill  for the prohibition of the vivisection of dogs.  In"New England 100 vears 'ago it  was hy no means uncommon for people to provide their coltins long before their death aiwl keep them in  their houses where they could sec  Michi every day.  The     world's  diamond  production  summed up shows  that India      has  produced     10,000,000   1 arats,   Brazil,  12,000,000,,Africa 517���������0i'0,000. All lhe  diamonds  in ' lhe world uncut would  have a value of ?5<10,000,OC:0.  IRON BEDS!  t  These      ait-istic   Enamelled I  Beds     a,rc    well     designed, t  strongly   made,   and are   _ .  3LEAN, COOL COMFORTABLE    -  JjPtlic kind that iinites  *$ pleasant,   refreshing sleep���������  BETTER BUY A BEDSTEAD  Berg, of Ladysmith, British Col um  hia, General Merchant, hy deed dated  the 10th day of June, A. D., 1905,  assigned, all his personal property,  real estate, credits and effects, which  may be seized and sold under execu.  tion to Albert.. E. Planta, of Nanaimo, British Columhia, Insurance  Agent, in trust for the purpose of  paying and .satisfying ratably and  proportionately all the creditors of  the said Axel Berg according to law,  the said deed was executed by the  said assignee on the 19th. day of  June, 1005. \s  All creditors having claims atainst  the said Axel Berg are required to  forward particulars to the said assignee on or before the 19Ui day of  July, 1905, after^ which date the  said assignee wilf-'jirocecd to distribute tho assets ol 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, 1005 at 3  o'clock in the'afternoon, in pursuance  cf the said. Act,, for the givinb'.of di-  directiohs with reference to the disposal of the said estate.  Dated at Ladysmith, B. C, this  Iflth day of June, m0f>. ^  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Solicitor for Assignee.  . A large lump of'hull(r has been  found buried in an Irish log. No one  knows how old it is.. It is thought  Ihat il is lat least 100 years old, possibly 10 centuries. The butter is  said  to be in excellent, condition.  There arc four towns -in'..the Phil-  ipuincs with a population exceeding  10,000 each, and 35 with a population exceeding 5,000-. .Manila is the  only incorporated city in the islands, and its inha-lvitanls number  2111,928.  Smith���������Good morning,  Jones. I hear  you  have a son and heir.  Jones���������Yes, our.-hoiiseho.d  now rep  resents  the  I'm led  Kingdo'ui.  Smith���������How's   that? '  Jones���������Why, you see, I am English,  my wife's  Irish, the nurse,in Scots,  and  the  baby   wails.   o   The population of the eighteen provinces of China, including.Manchuria,  is '107 millions, or seven m.llions  more than that of the British Empire. They inii-abit an area smaller  than Europe, less Russia and Great  Britain.  Enamelled   Trcn   Bedsteads in  cream, and  in the latest tin  room decorations-  dainty   designs,   finished   in  white   or  1;s to match or     harmonize'.-with, the  $3.40 to $20 Each  SLEEP AND REST  arc     worth a good deal, :>ou will   experience     Ibis  \ery   desirable  result if you use an  OSTERHOOR  Malress,  real sleep  inducers,   %.\<S eac   b,  Did vou write for that cat;*, logue yet?  net I -c'i-.sh  PAlNTINa,  PAPEX  ETC.  H ANQING  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence In rear  of Ladysmith   Hotel.  J.'E.  SMITH.  Prop  Mrs.     Wood-by���������Dr. Price-Price insists   that   1 must spend   the summer  at      Newport. He says   I need       a  change.  - Mr.  Wor>dby���������So you do;   (hat's   a  fact,'  Mrs.   Woo-by��������� Ah!   you   agree  that.?  Mr.   Wood by���������Yes,   you   ncod  change���������of doctors.  to  NOTICE.  From Litis date the undeisigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.   I.   EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal  Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  JJIfflflMD CO.  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  Manufacturers ol the Celebrate*  IRONCLAD BRAND  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS, %  SHIRTS, ETC  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and Builder  REPAIRING   of   all  kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on Gataere    st,  ft sii.'n.i".  Solicitor, Etc.  3/  ������t. Avenue  Loan  LADYSMIT.-  Ladysmith   Temp'e No.  5 Rathbono  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  m.  jMrs. Kate Tate,  secretary.  Meatmarket  LADYSMITH B, C. f|i������  DAitv hm&m  uul items  [TO  RENT���������11   loomed  house,   barn  and  washing  loom,   on   Buller St.  below   Caih'dic church.   Apply  Joliu  Nimi.   o   LOSvT���������Somewhere between the Island Home Hotel and the Opera  house on Satuiday evening a sum of  money (bills and silver. No purse.)  TI e hndei will be suitably lewarded  ,bj letuining the same to AIiss -Maggie   Fcvisylh,   Island ,Home  110,1c!���������2  Mr.  Cecil  armed  in  Ladysmith  on  lhe noun  tiain  today  fiom Viclon'a  CBHT-rsaEafc  r&=~  =K-3  *&^ i^mma  DUNCANS  TO WNS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old Townsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  Air    P.   Dunne was  a passenger  N.in.umo  al   noon tod.iy.  to  Mr.  Geo    Pearson   wiiil   up  to Nana mo  at   noon  today.  3\Iis.   W.   Beveridge   wait   up  to Nanaimo   on   lo.lav's   i.ofm   ti.iiu.  ]\it    .1    II.      Simpson  c-iiine  frouiN',iiaiiim   on   business   Ibis  in{  down  moin-  ?,li       .1. Tiua\      ol      Mc.'lreal,   is  spnulug    a      slunt   holidiy   Willi  hi������  rbi(,Ihii,   l,r.  'Iiii.iv,  at  ExtLiision.  ' Mi. Geo. I'.isMil), who went u)i to  Nf.'iiiin.o M-slciday moi.r.ing, ie-  tui ned  i n  I lie  in'Miiing  (lain.  3'ot  a few   d.i.j.s'only, stamp photos  25(.,      cabinets    .y_ *"������li  pei   do/en  up  Ojien  e\ cuings.  &  3'dosl refiesliing and CN<iuisilely lia-  vciieil iced dim������s can lie obtained at  the  l)i ug Store,  High street.  PL VGS   for   lhe   Kl   of   July  bLilion  lor  sale  al    Knight's  ��������� Luc.  ccle-  hooft-  The spoiling, iMilor of the Colonist  is in ictvipl of the lollowiug com muni anon riij-iii l.adysiiiilh. Peai Sir,  ��������� ���������see in lasl Fnd.i.v's issue'ol youi  ,v, lual.le pallet that Ali - Pel I Clarke  challenges any man al 13(5 pounds for  a .2(i-ir. id go at YicL-iia I heri-hy  t,.ke I ic challenge up loi Win. She-p-  artl of Ladysmith, who is willing lo  meet ( Luke at UK. pounds any time,  allei tlh' 15th .July, for ; ny amount  Mi. ( lail.e wishes trom V250 up.  Thanking you loi allowing space for  tins        " JEFF   11 ANN AY,  Alanii'oCi   foi Shepai d   o   Get   your   Sunday   Colonists       at  Knight's.  A small .ar<*a has been laid off  at  AN  in town lots which are no;w offered  LOW   PRICES   AN    D ON yEASY TERMS.  The  future   of  tlie  Cowichan      District  and   Vancouver   Island  will  exceed expectations  and   this is a cond chance frr a safe and  profitable   investment.  SEE PLANS AND PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART J. H. WHITTOME  , ( Duncans,     V.  I.!  rJMOWMMBM_____Hr__MB  BATHING  SUITS  HBBtf:  I nihsmith,   V.   I.  ' C5C-73B2  M  ABE  RIPE  Ah wing* 0*.  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Mad* to  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTY V*i  LADYSMITH,   B.   C.  l ha I  THE RING. life.     I  Inlin      Lawrence Sullivan  believes  '     "The' do'wir-and-out spoit   I star feel'  .. , .ii.. telling von about  was in his day  as  he    imp has conic .to declare ..,',, ,,.,.,,. ���������  ' high a rollei as vou 11 find. He made  himself as  being e-i.liuly   innocent   of a ,(.{      cfn,0ney"on .flXe., eveJlts' of-  e\'er  fakmg apti/e-ring   battle       Assail  kinds, i n 1 he made boasts that  far  rs  can   hi* .liscowiv.l,   no one, has   he   wits  out to win* money,   not'    to  im' lo gel  awavi1"'" h:,s ���������*''''��������� l"**^ r>"t or pockets  an who sent     a   ''>   V,ir' ,,i,J'1 nf '*nt>i������K to P������y     ,or  'or  tlie*  I'aii.uiia cani.l.   And the   strange"  thing  is   lhe nerve of some of       the  giaflers     Icepiny;      before the  public  wh-ii they have l|pn caught with ffie  goods,"  OFFICERS  INSTALLED  Tlie :i,ssall.ition of (die officers of  ILumony Lodue, No (!., I t). O F ,  wis conducted last night hyD D G.  M Jrhii ilc.AIui tlie The following  ai c the olhcial; for the ensuing term  soblc Gland,     .Aillnir   E      Sniiilli  vice-sintid,      .Lis    Steele,     nc    sec,  D   R. itag"art,     per. sec , -Las   Gnulla .,  IrcasuiLi".   Ilairv Carro'.l  \ppmntrel   ofi'cers     vaiden,   Waller  Si-el        e onductor       II    ,f.  Fulton,  gi ind licasuici.    J    G . John Daus,  R    S    \     G ,  Jls  Ciuiv,    L   S    \.  \  ti .  "Km,       tf  R   S   S ,  i llll-'l'I'llV  .Jiert m n,v  G., T  'catty,  K   S   Y  ^.      Y    G . Wm  John "Mam e!  1 ("Ii7* h*s now nieorpora-  le.l villi it IVii'i'Ci Lod������(* No (51,.  ivl.(i' i .us,", t'v n.cnb 'ls'np 1o 1.">,X  Tie. ("pifi.Mion is thai in thn near  f'l'uii* Pi i-.-*\ciai're I..���������(''.% v.illtuo'.,  in I In ir lot with the* ol-! IoiI-m*. which  Avi'l increase (.lie members-hip, ma! i  in.r: it c-onsidrraS/ly higher Minn 200.   .���������a   Ice. cream and  ice cream sodas     at  tin   drug store at, all   times.   : .J. .   .'ATLANTIC SALMON   l-'fiR  NANAUMO   LAKI''^  Mr. C , D Sword. Dominion Fisher-  ies Ins| eclor. c;'.mc up from Vietor:a  on Siii.'I.'i;, cv i ning for lhe purpose of  rneelii.-;- a. sliipmenf of A I hint ic salmon fry. which was to be pjviecd in  Niiiuiimu   Late-:,  says  lhe   Herald.  Ti.c ������-:"��������� if��������� ti:r-1��������� ( of fry, v.hicli nuiiil-er-  cd souk' thirl y tlii-.i'i--;!iiid, arrived car  ly yislrrday morning on board Ihe  fisheries cruis-r Georgia., ;iiiil were  immediately | Lie ed in a itis, and driven lo Ihe lakes, where Ihey were de-  nnsilr-Iby Mr. .'-.word. The Gcrgia  !e-f(   ibis moriiiiig l'.,r   \'i< l..r a.  Anol'.er and      biiver s'lijiimenl.  will  be   iTc-i'.-d in   u,.-. eoiii-,e of  n.  couple'  of \-iel'   v|-i>:>  v.iP  1-.-il-.t-c-ti in  \va-  teis furlh: r  up  lhe  is!; iid.-  c\'ei accused the ev-ohampion of aiiy-  thii... of the sort, but the big fellow  had a column or two of talk in his  systim, and, having delivered the oral ion,   le   no doubt   feels   lie tier.  "Wli'ilc   passing   through   a town   iu  Uisi  nsin  a .-.hoi (   time ago  1 met   a  man   I hadn't   seen  in  years,  and  he  lool >'I  a spoi I   down  and   out,"  says  John L    '''He*  was in just   the shape  lexiected   to   find   him  about  ti nc     IL' spoke  lo me,  an11  when   I  I I:k -I  liiin,  I fold  hi  quick.  11   was  this m  l������rn| i s'llion  lo  me to'lav ,down'     in  one  of  my fights,  and   the  price  was  thir*   time.-,   what   the   winner's   end  of (lie purse would be.   This**,noposi--  tinn  wasn't  made  to  me direct, but  cane t'-noiii'li a     fiiend of mine who  bad   b.-en   induced   lo think  he.     was  doing      me a good   turn  by cairyitig  ti..* message. .  "u,Im I lumped on the scheme tlie  lolJ.'is behind .it tried , to explain  that they were? only taking measures  to l.o s.:re that what they were going lo put on me woeldbe. s.ife . But.  Ivas en That was not the only-  time the cards were stacked to beat  the public, but it was never done in  a.ny  fight   I was in  "L'pFcie     my  meeting  with  Ryan,  Joe Gcss,     who was one    of my second1-,   was  offered 1.1,500 in cob! cash  ���������not stage money or promises���������  to  ding  me   just  eiough  so that   I could  not win.    Joe Goss, who was as honest   .' lean  as  e\er stepjod,  and   who  lo'i I   m-.' as Ins  own  brother,   was fit  to      do murder   when  tlie  bribe  was  put   lo   him. .Ice  didn't   do  anv   too  im.h  praying,   and he elieln't do  any  hymn  siinging,   but  be could  show a  lot   of      people   how   to li\e  on   the  v.|iiau and die without   fem   when hi-  time come.    Although  the fust   fight  of any   account   -n my career  was my  caieer  was  with  Joe,   who  had Peon  champion,  he novel   had one minute's  '���������aid      fr:!iug  for me,  but   was     my      Afiei   trjing in vain to escape jury  admiter,   fi lend  and  holj er during bis  duly,  Mis.  Alary   E.  Lapier of Crip-  lose ������(. lie always played wiUi load  ci I  dice, and  he  was one of the men  who  introduced the plan', no so much  in  use,  of luring  boxers 'fight   '   to  trim  oiil-ddcis.    In  the  good       old  days  t lu-re  was  none of  this,     and  while     Illinois    did     not advertise  thcni'.. I-ps     as    'gentlemen-boxers,*  (bey did figlil  on the square.  "Think  o er   ihe  'fig-lits'  of       the  this' ')asl   'l'v*'  >''ai'5  aiu-  s<v  no,w  many'  of ihem have     been 'fixed.'   Enough'  You'll be' wanting a bathing  suit. In fact.,vou cannot get  along without one.' There  is lots of comfort in tumbling about in (lie water those  hot days,  We've  all Styles p'ain  or fancy from  25c to $125  a Suit  DRYSOILE-STEVENSON  Go.   Ladysmith  ladpilli M Buili{  it  IIillv  Dclaney, one r.f the most famous of    pugilistic trainerB     of his'  time,      is going to retire.    Delan'ey  has  announced      that  he  will'never  a.j,ain  devote his  time to the  training of fightcis.   ITe is-the only man  who brought  c.'it  two world's chain-1  pions���������J^inrs J.   .Jeffries .and  Jafnes  j. CoWtt. He trained both-for their  championship fights. ���������   * '   '  '���������I'm getting too old for thatlin'd  of work," said Delaney, "and since  that i'-g fellow Jeff ha** retired, l'ni  going to get out loo, and give some  of the youngsters a chance to make  good.",  Pelai.ey is one <>f  the most popular  trainers   that   e*������er   handled  a-lighter.  PA.UK'S   PATHWAY.  Edward  Doyle,  the blind poet' ' ol  New "lr.rk, has  just issued his; third  book. I le is 50  years  old,  and*     has  been siehtless 37 years."  The  sultan   of  Turkey   is  abstemious  in  mo*-t  things.    He eats little,  but   smokes much.    He retires       at  midnight, but is generally uptbefore 5,  COWICHAN CREAMERY BUTTER  We have just received a; numl-er of  10 LB. CROCKS  of  FRESH BUTTER from the Cowi chan  Creamery Association  which.we  are selling at ... :""'"J"..Z/.  It.  Launch and ��������� Pleasure Boats of ' all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  IJAtfRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT    BUILDERS.  ANOTHER  SHIPMENT  OF  CAMBRIDGE,  OATMEAL,  SALT, and  GRAHAM  WAFERS  ���������35c  psr tin  BLAIR AND ADAM.  Dr. R.B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AM work guaranteed, nnd at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  p        *    *-  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  OUR VISITORS  Continued from page One;  in the chorus. iMajor l.ydecker spoke  lo the: ladies, as did Colonel Howe.  iVIis Watson and Mrs. Noyes, both,  like dames of old, calling on their  knights  to uphold  the Ladies' cause.  CaVtf'-l E; G, Prior spot e elot.ieut-  fy of American'and Cai.adiau Insti-  tutions, and Provincial Minerclog'iBl  Robert-son gave a bright' uew of Provincial mining, -affairs. Dr. Stiuthers  assistant secretary to Doctor Raymond, the noted publisher, who is of  the party (oehiy, has done all he  could to make the Ladysmith trip a-  mniked success. Songs were sung,  ami ai this writing the guests are  again assembling at th" tent partak-'  ing of a light lunch before taking the.  train  for  Victoria. ���������    .*. ;  Our visitors.seem to have had . a .  very pleasant day anel express their  (hauls most heartily ,to the T>ce  Copper' Company for their courtesy  and kindness. Residents of the city,  with the exception if Mayor and  ALs. Coburir and .members of, the-  pi ess, were not present, as it was  L*o< possible to prepare for more  guests at Mr. Kiddie's on such short  ia tice. Had he known of the .party  being made up eariier, some different  arrangements would have been niJide.,  PICNICS  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 n d nourishing picnic lunch.  A Special line of-  Potted Meats  Oranges  Jams                     '    i  1    |        Bananas  Biscuits       ,, ���������   ���������'  .   ,           Lemons'  JeriiiKs  Assorted Nuts  SEASON'S FRUIT ALWAYS ON HAND  I  SIMONi LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  mmmmmmmmMmmmmmim  -LADYSMITH  W. G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor,  (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  WE ARE SHOWING THIS WEEK  TWO.NEW.,LINES* ������F.-STOVES MANUFACTURED   B**TrjUR   LOCAL  STOVE WORKS    . !  Drop in and See Them  FOUR HOLE  KITCHEN  COOK   SJX HOLE GRAND UNIVERSAL.  $15.00  $35.'00  LADYSMITH HARDWARE? CO., Ltd  'PHONE 2-4.  LADYSMlTi'.  Odessa,  July   1.������������������It is  reported in  aimy      and      navy  circles  thiat the  Knia? Potemkine is being pursued by  sc*>eral  torpedo boats who intend  to  sink  her.    The ciew   of  these boats  consist of  office! s unci stokers   who'  have volunteered.   Regret  is expressed  at   the    destruction of such       a  splendid and powerful battleship and  a't   the   inevitable loss  of life,     but  tins  thought  is  preferable to      the  continued dishonor of her presence in  (lie  Black  Sea comniane'od  by muti-  nceis.  Delicious ice cream anel ice cream  sodas can I* proem ed a,t the Drug  Store from now on. Open unlil 0  o'clock week days and from It to 12  a.m.ion Sundays and from 4 to il p.  m. : v>  Rumors have been* going the rounds  today that the Footballers Excursion  to    Vancouver on     July lCth would  have  to be    called *o,rl*.   Hefore going  ~, to press  this office was called up by  '  Mr   J.  Adam,     who desired the Ledger to say that he had had a conversation   with      Mr.     Courtney on the-  einestion and     that he was in a position  to announce positively that the  excursion     will take place as advertised. ���������'������������������*'������������������: '.'..������������������:-.-'   -  This  price is for  lfilh  of butter an d Crock.  W.T.HEDDLE   CO.  Williams'Block  LiuJy smith  ParticularGrociMra.  Telephone  1  MISS SLTTON   ANT)  WARP  MRFEATKI)   AT   TENNIS.  ...i.  .IllliC  ���������I.-In  ii,    .nine       I.���������in   the   third  r^nii'il   of   the  open   mi veil   doubles   IL  F. Dohi'i-ly and Miss.Smith beat Hoi-  comic     Ward  ;lii-1 Miss Mav  Sutton  fi-l,   (I-1.      In   lb2   larljcs'   o'fc.ii   doii-  mi-final,   Misses   Morle������i      r ��������� d  ���������cal   Misses   Hnnthby   - : :. I  Drown  li-l,  (1-1.  I lilcs  s.i  I Suflei,:  Tin1  /'������������������ .-io a  P������ ������" i  f- *..0  NCY SHIRTS  -ORTHr^ FIRST  Large \ arfety of TIES to Select From  ison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   I'.LOCK.      _  TELEPHONE  6-7  pic   Cnek,  (\d.,   was cbei^ni  fon's'wo-  ma:i     of u jury  tbrtl  Iried a divorce  cisi-  l here.   K|,e  was  the first, of her  sex   iu  C'olcraili) to serve in  that ca-  paciiy.  'Ihc   grcalC'St  and   most   successful  Arc-lie     explorer      in   modern   days,  Fridl.ii;!      N'ans.n,  has  lvcen vi'siting  b.'ngJaiid.  Xansen is o\\~r six feet (all  ���������a sci. nlist   vvbo  is  also an athlete,  fie   u..,!is  bis   fair, hair  toss-pd,   vik-  ingwis.',. l.-aciv  from lis foreliead. Nan  .sen and     bis  beautiful,  gifted   wife-  she  is (.'lie or the mest successful of  Swedish .singers���������often entertain  English      travelers   in   t.lveir   delightful  bouse on  the Christiania Fjord.  "LENZ & LEISER  WHOLESALE DRY       GOODS, '  MANUFACTURERS OF  GENTS'   FURNISH INOS,   ETC.  SIIfRTS.-OVh'RALi'.S,  ETC.  VICTORIA, B. .C.  MbRCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Charles Dunn, of the above firm, v isits Ladysmith every Sunday for the  purpose ol taking measurements and seeing customeis personally. May  be seen at the Hotels. ��������� We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at the  lowest possible latcs. Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $4.00 up. All  Hand-made. Full line'of the Latest supplies ALWAYS earruHl by' Mr.  Dunn. ��������� - d '11,11  One hundred acres of land in Cedar district or- $350  Two Sheep Farms on one of the Gulf  Islands, considerable Improvements  :;:���������;,, ;. v,;,-,,-^*~~/;������������������-<     >������������������.������������������:-��������� ~$450  JOHN STEWART P. O. Box 268  1    HWEiUFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANT  CONVEYANCING-  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  mnmim^F^aa^mmi&sxsst^  '''Did your sister say fhv-'d see me?'  '���������Yes,  sir." ���������  "It doesn'i   take her long  to make  up her mind, does it?''..  "No,   sir;   its her Jace   she  has the.  trouble  with."  - .*7V������*. -'Un-r..-.  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN SOAP  Stand a good chance to win a  WOPHONE  Every 2r������-Crnt. purchase.' of Wh ite    Swan     Soap     entitles you to a  'ticket rn the drawing- for. this high grade, gramophone.  9  ii  ,11 kinds of clocks Lh.it we will clear   H  CLOCKS       bargains       CL.OCKS  .ru.it received     a shipment of al  at low prices . ��������� i I  I. I ���������  j ��������� \ \  \  I  i ;" i  i  I     i  I  "ETGHr DAY STRIKING  CLOCK      $3.00  EIGHT DAY STRIKING CLOCK   (with   alarm   attached)    $3.50  REPEATING ���������NIGKLE.'-.M.A RM CLOCK    $1.75  REGULAR   NICKLE   ALARM CLOCK Jl.00  ALL THESE CLOCKS VRE FROM TI-IE BEST AMERICAN  FACTORIES AND ARE tjMRANTEED TO KEEP GOOD  TIME.  B-FORCIMHER  : WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,.OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X   X   X     Ladysmith,   B. C  l   ci  Stoves  Stoves  We are making them of the Newest    Pattern and Latest  - ,    ......  :���������:.:-���������;.     styles.  -.- "    WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK .  Our Prices are Reasona ble  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN  PLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  LADYSfllTH 1RON& STOYE WORKS CO,, LTD .  /

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