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Array ^^^^^r^^^^^G^^^^S^:^^^^  i  7  * DUNCAN5 &   ��������� "  4-  ���������I*  I       LADSYHITH  tKClLSLATlVE ASSKMBI-T.  Daily  | LADY5MITH      f  ..     & DUNCANS I  VOL.  2,  FRIDAY*", JUNE 2, J905.  |how the naval  powers rank is  CAST DYING COMRADES UNITED MINE WORKERS  MIKE OFFER  {^Result   of  Recent Battle Drops  ft. *  Russia From Third to Sev^  cnth Place  While Japan Rises From Seventh  to Sixth^Tonnage of the Various Powers  The Shrieks of   Wounded  Had Bad Effect on Flighting Crew  So the Dying Were Thrown  Into the Sea, Wounded  Hied to Mast |  PRICE FIVE CENTS  Proposed to Arbitrate the  Mines Difficulty in  ' Nanaimo  Today  f *****  VISITING  ALONG LINE OF E & N,  Mass  Meeting H Id  Last  Night Addressed by the  Leaders  if  '���������ff)   New   York,   Juno  2.���������Figures    pre-  Russia,  Germany,  United States,   It  '���������J-,pared     in  Washing-ion   for   lire   New  m York Times hy  the ,naval .intelligence  aly,  Japan  and  Austria.    Austria   is  the only  power  whose rank  is un*i  let-led   hy    Hie   battle.    Italy   move.?  I from the sixth place to fifth  i  ydepartiiioul,   under   lhe   direction  jJCaplnln   Scale,   Schroder,   its.chie.,,    ^  m ���������  ^show.halasg^esult     of    the battle '871,      France's    fi.)3,72ll Germany's  Afoufih ,   and its   predecessors,  Russia ;,VI1,2PI,   United   States'   31C 523    It-  jyras  dropped   Irom   third   to  seventh    aly  254,510,   Japan's   2S2 Cfil       Rus-  (rtplace ... naval  power, and  Japan has   sia's    (wllich   w.ls  fc,nm,rl   - ',m 3,5  Arisen    from    seventh fo  sixth    The    ���������ow      227 4-13    Au.i.in  ,���������L.    'i    ,  ^Wiling   has   put   lhe United  States      ������uh 112.W     TMS   In,   T     '   ,   '  Wm. fi-������������������,   r.fu.   t     t      ii     i ���������    W,U1  ll^,ifob.    I iris does not include  it'-, ,      i',   ! ' fC'     a"      Vcssels  OVor 20  >cals  ������'".  g"������l������ate  M.e.nany fiom io.irth to third. The'ami oilier vcssels of lessen 1000  Unaval P-e.s now rank in this ; (o���������s, torpedo craft of less i "  filler: Greai. Hr.lain, France, Cler- ten,, iraospo.is, collies repair sl.L  Wny,   United   Slates,   I.a.y,   Japan.. (to.,,do,  Jimt ������,���������,������, *co^eSS mS  chant vessels  or  yachts.    Pracl'ieally  all" that Russia has Jeft is the;Bl.tcie  f4 *  Tokio, June 2.���������It is planned 'j to  hring the, battleship Orel to Yoko-su-  ka 'where the Emperor will t'isit her.  A remarkable story is in circulation concerning the wounded on the  Orel. It is said that at the opening  of the fight  three hundred men  weie  Special   With Canadian Pacific   and  Esquimalt and  Nanaimo  Officials  Nanaimo, R. C, June 1.���������In cou-  iiecdoii with the present labor troubles in this" city, a public meeting  was held tonight, whichi was addressed hy Thos. Burke, a member of the  national   board  of united   mine work-  Passed   Up  .'Russia and Ausfiia. Priar lo ie  Phallic, of the Sea of Japan they rank  J-edl as follows: i'roat  Britain, France,  killc'd or wounded, and (he shrieks of  ers from     Illinois,-, and also by   -Ir.  John Hutchison, president of distiict  No. 10 of the same organization, *on  behalf of lhe united mine workers.  Mr. Burke offered io submit the  whole ([iiestion of the dispute to arbitration, the local union to pick  (wo men, the Western Fuel Co.' two,  and theso. four to choose a fifth,  whose decision on lire questions at issue would  be bin-ding on both'par ties  the dying had such a harmful effect  that  it was decided  to throw\     the  mortally wounded into "Uie sea.    One  hundred  and  forty,  il  is said,    were  thrown    overijoaivJ.    Those  slightly  wounded  were  then  fas lined  to    the  mast     to  prevent   their interference  with   the fighting of  the ship.   It   is  impossible     to obtain any con: in nation of  this story,  but  later  repc-ris  indicate- that  thc crew of the   Orel  fought   with   desperate   bravery      al  Ihrough     the  day   previous   to   their  the Line to    Wellington,   Returnin  at Noon and Boarded the Thistle for  Crofton  | .������ nioni.ng .  special passed up u,e line as far as Wellingion,  return,',,,   a.   j, ,������   . '    * .'        *  *n<   (he party embarked on the Thistle for Chemainus and Crofton    Some       ifit ��������� ," , ^?M-    f  will return from there lo Victoria, others   including Mr   w ./!       . T   ��������� '"f U'������ ^^  on   fho  Ti,ien. ' s- 1I1CU|("������S Mr. White and  Mr.  AJarpolc,   will  cross   the  Gulf  g  ���������   -    .A''1.  Biirko was willing for the mine  surrender.   TheJir.ll  of the  vessel  is '������������������ ,. . ,. "'  mc  vessel  is   to resume opeialions af once, the arbitral ion  board  to be sitting in  shell  marked,  and  many of I.e.- guns  arc smashed  and dismounted.  Sea fleet.  CORRESPONDENCE  h  ed     at    the Hood  of-correspondence'  which appeared in your columns- over  lhe police, magistrate ���������question,     and  more particularly  when I  was  "  this  morning credited as being lhe  writer  of  an  article  signed   "Islander"   ,-ul  which     1 utterly   repudiate,   for" ���������   I   ......    . <  neither-wish lo merit  the p.'aise r.oi '   hlll',Pines  ������"������"   ������������  the blame     altachod to  ^Contiihulioiis  are  puh'li.shed   if   writ-  It1       fen on subjects *that are of general   interest.    All   communications  must      be signed   by the correct  name of  Lhe writer, not for pt.br  lication,   but as  evidence  of good  fififlu   A  lelier may be published  o\cr   any   name.    The  publishers  of (hi.s  paper do nol  in any way  eiidoisc, guarantee, or accept    as  correct,  any of      the statements  made   jii such   comniuincations.  |-   Editor Ledger,  Sir,���������  1     see by your issue of yesterday  I[.tliat George  i'la'iinay has a. wcry long  ll'ettsr that" he calls a ''.reply ..".to a let- J  (ter I wrote and  which you  were'  -so  igood. as  to print', on  \Vediies������lay last.  If am sorry     that ��������� I have so  touched  j'lhe  feelings  of  the  young nian' who  ys so  hrim-i'iill  of sorrow over     the I  i-iiiisroitriiics of hi.s fe'llowlman. It is j they may he advanced in years, arc  foil I v fit, and right that he, the score- m't to������ S,QW'. lo aet." ��������� men ��������� or .good  ftarv of lire' Socialists iccal, ..the,son- ,moi;aI character and .in every. tcspect  'ie  mean time,  and  their findings to    ike  TO TAKE NAVAL SUPPLIES <ilTcc<' from   ,1,c  -ilst  date   lhe   nine  FOR  UNITED STATES   resil,"wl  wol'k-  Norfolk,  Va.,  June. 2.���������The British     Mv'  ,5l"'ke    tol<1  of the reductions  steamer Saisuma arrived here yes ter-   lhat <lie Wes,P!'������ [r>'c' C'o. have made  day to complete loading a cargo   off'" 1he minei's' wages since (heir tak  ing charge of the local (Collieries, and  if.   In fact,  its reference (o-Mr.  P.  Williams,  Ai.  P.P., and taxation would be most in-  consistent   on  my  pait,   while  knowing  that  Air.   Williams   has   ree.vitl.*  purchased * a piece"    of land not far  from me  in  Oyster  District.   However,  I have nothing  to  do with      Mr.  Williams uior his faxes in this coiinec  (ion.   I would ,iriuch  rather deal with  the. magistrate   qiiestioh,   and       as  some of the writers"'have referred to  Mr. ^ A b*^ms,^^^(iiu*o.te.i;la  that- '' Jipsiition,   and   I believe,     '.ir,  with   your correspondent;    ,   Ulrat  we  have men   right  amongst  us  capable,  of  'administering justice, .and   while  ammunition    for  the United States  ['  navy yur<l station at Cavite.. Accord- 'on  tl,(> 0,,hei' hand.  thc V0lT few fa-  ing  to  the ship's  agents  the powder [vols   whidl   1lle  company  had  grant-  ami projectiles she will carry Lo  nm '   '  tho !nc11"  cio^^e His speech  with  valued "at  over  |s,illemc"'s  which weni to show that  the local miners had nothing to fear  bofoie mi .arbitration  board,  but,  on  half a million dollars.  ALPHONSB  i IN PARIS  I.-.  ^n-law  of an   aldermair,   the" brother  V������f   lhe   jiolicemaii,   relative   of   a   li-  ii:-eiic-e   and   jiolice   commissioner,   etc.  Vic.,'      Uie   bunch   with  a few  others  tvho call   themselves   the salt  of  the  ('���������ar(h in  the. way  of honesty,   integrity,   morality   ami   polirical   purity,  [ind   all    in   the  name  of Socialism,  "���������liould answer  my  few  remarks     on  -���������onditions *in   Ladysmith.    As   Iain  lot a public speaker it would -be no  'ileasurc'for an audience to listen  to  ne,   therefore   1 will   not, debate.     I  .vould .   suggest that as, spoken 1alienage      appeals   mo 1-2   to   thc' mind  ilian      written   truths,   that   Man.iay  '0 hire     a      hall,  and     bill       th  invn.    1 prosu 111c  all   interested could  [earn that Ihey were labor slaves-and  'own-lrodden   marlyrs, , dial  a ' pro-  tJtganda is going on  that will       re-  eeni  (he  world  etc.,  elc.  but  where  0 we come in for- l.c-nclils? Can any-  ���������ie show     us   where Socialism   has  one us any good, .or is likely io do  ifiod'!   I have listened  to Ibis Rocisvl-,  if   talk   until   f am   sick   of   if.        I  .mid   only  suggest  as  Air.   llannay  lasses   Islandi-r and  a few others as  ?������ttiles,   elc,   for  not  coining  out in  'ie full  glare  of  the . liinc-lighls      by  ihscrihiiig    (.-heir  names   lo      these  ."li'-les, I hat some of lis are already  io well known,  ai.il  fmll.'i    lLai iv  fi'he subject of city  government      is  hat  I began   lo  write about in  my  Ist,  and  not  other  subjects  of,   to  je,   less   in(crest.v   This   su'bijpct      1  -V<'  lo  see discusssed   through   your  fcper, Mi".  fOdifor, for it ^'.s of inter-  ]f to  us all.   |1 wan! ;(o -sec the 1 it-  money  that,   there is  in the city  "feaisury   used   for  streets  awl   drai-u-  f,"e.       i   want,  (0 .see some"arraiige-  en-f ni-ade for street lighls.   I iiiin-h  t!   of   the  alderman   wish   to  do   the  tl;  thev can  but are  (hey doing il  practical.    Now,   Sir,   1 believe   jhat  when this - squabbling about the nia.t-  ier. is clone, and' reason, conrmonsens^  and judgment; l>coright into, actiorr, air  appointment can  easily  be made and  before concluding,  Sir,   I  wish  to refer   to  a somewnat -scathing'remark  of Mr. ������Jeo. llannay ir your issue cf  Yesterday.   (If I am  rightly impressed,  it -apir-ears c|tly as a footnote In-  your,. paper),���������re  the wharf and   whatever R. Smith,     M. P., did with  re-i  gard tq-hessing the wharf,   i think I  c.a'ii   sjieak   without   any   boast   that  neither     the    "gang" nor   any party  politics played    a     part in choice of  thc men employed  thereon,  and  1 regret  that such  matters as  these are  brought in when discussing an important question,   viz.,   the best met/hod  of administration of justice" for     the  well-being of the eom-niiinity.     .'  .Thanking  you  for j-pace,-,   f  remain  yours, elc.,D. .1. .L.THOAfAS,  Roberts  Street.  he oilier band had everything to gain  'Mr.     Sfockett,   the  speaker stated,  steadfastly   refused   to  recognize  tlie  united mine   workers,'in any manner  whatever, and if at- ihe present crfs-  s  in   flic  mining  affairs  of  thiscity  1 Manager  Sfockett   refuses to consider  "Paris, June  1.���������An ������iJhi.'"i,\^iii- 'o 11 his just proposal  of the men to ar-  ���������eption    was    accorded   H:ig A "foi s/    l^'ate,   whatever   result  may  follow  and President'Loubec on (loir :tti"ii  in  tl,e wa>' of closing..down "the. coh-  over Chalon Sur Mer river.    'I'.pa.^r   licries imis1'  les(; 0n the shouWeis oi  [Ji������u>:ier,_jyi,iister of   ".Tntertjr,  ���������..d  <''e fo.nPany's odicials.  Minister  of Public~Tn1H^oT:te^ the d.spute  tin  waited  at  the  station  and  con-    ,oohs ."earor 1o a setttenioH-fc than at  gralulated..His  Majesty on his"   es- ���������*">' t!.",c ������".ce the present crises ,ar-  011   Ihe  Thistle.  There were about a dozen in the party, includina Second Vice President While. Superintendent Mar-  pole, Assislenf ficnciai Freight Agent Grer-i, j,\fr. Irving, and several other C.P II. Directors, Mr. J."  Dunsmuir, Mr. Josejih Hunter, Afr. X'ourlney, John A. Mara, ex -M.P.P, for Vale-Cariboo, and oilier  gucsls.  Air. ������Diinsmuir was asked by  a  Ledger  leprcsciitaiive for  news   relafi\c  to   the  railway sale.     Tie  courteously  referred   lhe  i.owspapcr man   lo Afr :Afarpole,  who gave us the following information:  The Canadian Pacific Railway have bought the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway and also the land  grant of the E. Sr N. Railwa >'. Attorneys Cieelman and Davis, representing the C.P.R., arc now in  Victoria, and unless something entirely "itiil'nown at (his.time conies up, (he road and lands will soon  be owned absolutely by the 0. P.R. Mr. Marpole stated that as details might take up some time yet  and as C.P.R. officials would have io become familiar wiih affairs along- (be line, .there would not  likely be any change made un til the first of next month. On. this point, however, he did not desire to  be quoted as. say ing that this     would .lie lhe case.  ���������   -Mr. "Marpole stated that the  question  of communication  betwe'n the Mainland and  the Island   had  no!  yet  been  discussed,   nor (he number'of trains to be run.  -Asked as lo lhe likelihood of the C.P.R. ownership of the road increasing- the demand for Island  coal, Mr. Ma'rpole said the Company contemplated the building of bunkers in Victoria, .and Ibis should  at least somewhat increase (he demand for coal. lie-staled, in answer to an niq-uiry, that the Company were not in any way negotiating for Ihe coal lands. He further stated that,he believed there was  great possibilities ahead for Vancouver island, and (k-.il lhe C P. P would build branch lines or do  anything  (o advance the interests of the country and  company,   it   Icing understood.that  the Com| a i\  were (here for business and  to improve conditions.   Afr.   Marpole expressed pleasure that jji.ady.stnith was favoicl with a daily paper,  and   said he could  not see   why we should  not'have a good, prosperous little citv here on. this excellent-harbor.  ^^*^^  4-  +  ���������*���������  .1:  i  I  <*.  9  $  *  ���������I-  .*���������  4-  <*>���������  *  -t  ���������4-.  -?���������  +  ���������f  cape. The railway terminus to .the  quarters of the royal gTTests which  led through the centre of Paris, ^  packed with cheering throngs. i Ire  acclamations were renjivea. wl 1 v. later King-: Alfonso- proceded to Ely-'ee  palace, where President Loubet held  a garden party, which was aileiideil  by the diplomatic corps, he cabinet-  ininistfrs and leading on.iciaIs I-Jis  Majesty'greatly admired 'f.e --.icui.ds  of the palace,,   which were. decoraled  ose. The iirospeclive visit, to the  mines of John Mitchell, the president  ���������of the "United Mine Workers of America, and perhaps the inost famous labor leader of (he con linen t since his  successful' termination' of the disastrous .-anthracite strike of 1902, does  not arisft'out of the present difficulty  It was arranged some time ago that  Afr. Michel I should |pay Victoria and  also Nanaimo local a vicit during the  course ai" his first official visit to the  ...   ��������� .....    ,   , coast,   and  the  opportunity   will,   no  with flowers   and illumn-l*! by ten   dfJ|���������      ������������������ (aken a(, van I age of by the  thousand electric lights and mmu.ie.I   vvc������ulm,t  lo  look  into- thc  existent  there        until      midnight.   Cheering   (|inicilUv aIlfi  plolTer his advice after  crowds still-filled the streets when he   snch in^   T���������e precise" datc of ������r.  reamed to the palace in  the Orsay.   MilL.hel-rs coini-ng is  very indefirrrte.  King Alfonso will award  the officers 1 _  an-d soldiers who were wounded with |  the Spanish medal for military-merit  Magistrates -have searched for incriminating documents     at  the  residence  NEGRO A1URDERER HANGED  ���������  BY A     MOB.  Balcliefor,   La.,  June 2.���������Ernet  Dec  cour,   a   white   liveryman,  has  keen  shot  and  killed  by a negro and  the  murderer has been hanged hy infuriated citizeris.:.as. tlie .result of..a..dispute as to what would be done with"  I.ecour.   The murderer, .with four oth  er negroes,   belonged .to  a band     of  musicians     who came  from  Natchez,  Miss.    All had   fire arms. and.lain in  wait forme driver.   Two-murderers  were delivered  over to the anthorr-1.  ties  at Natchez  this  morning.  BOUND OFFICERS AND  HOISTED WHITE FLAG  staffs Sailors Said to have  Mutinied During Battle  in Japan Sea  -*.  Editor Ledger, Sir,���������1 sec; a lot of  posts in Ihe centre of the Esplanade  1 want to know hy what right or law  they arc there. At the same time 1  hereby enter my protest against any  periii'aii-C'nl ol'itruct ion iJcing priced  on  the middle of  the street.  I.  GOULD,  Iii'dysmith,  13.  C,  June 2,  1111)5.  of (he Spanish anarchist Afakto,   who'  was  arrested   but  refused   to answer  J (he questions  without a  legal adviser. King   Alfonso   told   President  Loubet Ihat this was his fourth  pro-  venditial escape from attempts      on  his  life.    He  says  his   only  concern  was  thc agony it   must have cansod  his  mother.  AI. Moqiuin; chief of lhe  secret  service,   announces   positively  that     the author of the crime      is  [SOUTH AFRICAN  WAR SCANDAL  AUTOAIOBILISTS   IN .     .  VANCOUVER PARK i  'Vancouver," P.. C, May 31-The'Vair  couvcr auto and bicycle company will  test tlie by-law recently passed by  lhe Park .Commissioners, which excludes automobiles from Stanley  Park    roads     between the hours of 2  and  lustily cheered.  JAPS  ARE  CELEBRATING  TOGO'S VICTORY  Tokio, June 2.���������Admiral Togo's  victory was celebrated yesterday.  The entire city was' decorated. Literary exercises and sports were held  in the park. Afayor Ozaki presided.  I hous-ands of persons filled the park  The navy staff  ondon, June 2.���������According (0 the  Daily Mirror the report of a war office,���������comtuillec on the improper disposal of military stores at Ihe conclusion of the South African war re-"  veals a huge scandal. The report,  (he paper says, censures a number of  and  5   o'clock  every  afternoon.)-Yes-'occupied  prominent     seals on       the  terday,  Air. W.  J. "Armand,  Manager ,'phifform.    Various organizations and  of  the  Company,   forwarded  a  letter  Sui](ls Paraded (lie strcel-s.  to Mr. "A.    E.  Lees, secretary of thc, RUSSIAN- CAPTAIN  TELLS  Park Commissioners stating that he  would send-an automobile around the  park  that afternoon.   Air.   Lees  noli-  OF   THE   BATTLE.  London,   Juno 2.���������The- Moji, Japan,  correspondent of fiie Daily Tel eg 1  our breath. We forgot everything,  but fortunately were picked up.- by-  Japanese fish-erini'ii. We had intended to ,die and float ed .'about in ' the  water it seemed for hours, watching  the scene created -by (he explosion of  the   Japanese-'shclls."  REPORTED   .\F.I30GATOFI-\S  SAILORS  Ml'TINIED  New York, .June 2.���������A St. Petersburg despatch 'fo the Times from its  correspondent there says: "Details  communicated lo 1110 from a trustworthy source leave little room < >r  doubt that Admiral Nebogaloffs sailors mutinied during the'.battle in the  and  either  threw 'he ,���������*���������.'!���������  !l   Japan  Sea  fied Park     Superintendent Elden and'.rives 1 sir,.-,. 1,1,1  . ��������� n    ,  ���������    r.   -     ' ,  n.gncs a story  fold  by .Captain   Rojin-   nnral   nnd   many   officers   overboard  IS COMING TO  THE WEST  Iviown and the police arelalso in pes-,   officers     whose  names  are given  who  session of all  M13 details of the plot, [are alleged  i���������  have  worked" in collu-  +  also    insti-ucted Chief North lo issue1 off, commander-or (he  summonses in case the automobile en- ,er   Admiral   Nakhimo-n"  tered     the    park      during   prohibited  hours.  Shortly after .'3 o'clock yesterday  afternoon, an automobile with Air.  Oscar   Olinsti-ad    aeriug   as   ch-alTeur  (���������sion with contractors. The latter ������������d Mr. "Aiiiiand silling beside.him,  1 bought stoics at absurdly low prices crossed the bridge and Park Supcriu-  jand after ward resold them to thc mil | tendon t Sldon immedialelv called  up-  SERVIA  INFORMS   TURKEY  Constantinople   June '2 -Servi'-Ui-is ! T" "'l'"rt'". ll'!*"'11  l"1'"'  U) U,L' 1,,u Ilvmwin  ������������l0������ >'">nc<lialely called  up-  ,lIfledTurSrthat������.,e   w.M  rec'S   ! ^"    "^ ftlJ1p������ormous ^es    on ih   chafreUf k( slop  (hc ^^  fien   they consent   (o   .flof.O  a  year'  ing used for.police   and policci    ourt  'ien   if   would   be  possible   to  sa^e  's    amount      for  street  or  other  irk?  -Vs   T have already  trespassed      on  ur good  nature,   I will  nol   do  so |  ���������llier on  this  cfcasion, -hul end   by  fning,   ISLANDER.  [Editor   Daily   Ledger,   Sir,���������  laving been out on the   farm for('a  iV days  and   just  returned   to   town  .t night I    was somewhat surpris- lcrt Dunsmuir.  Winnipeg,     Man.,      June    1.��������� Sir  .John      Alesgrave and     Lady     Afus-  grave left    on     the evening train for  the     west.   Lady    Musgravc was ac-.  companicd by Aliss  P.rydcn.   The party will spend the summer on the Pacific coast,     where Sir  Richard  will  do some    Iishing     and  hunting.   Sir  Richard  is the     fifth-baronet of this  name and holds    a-hoiil   leu  thousand  acres at  hi.s  home  af  Tourin,  Water-  ford,   lie has    lived  much  in  British  Columbia,  where    he  is a  member of  thc (Legislative Council  .   Lady Musgravc was formerly Miss Jessie- Duns-  nuiir, daughter of the late Hon. Rob-  notificd  Turkey   that  she   will  recall  her minister  from  Constantinople unless satisfaction is given by June 12  for   the  recent  violation  of   the Servian consulate at Monastir.   It     appears   that  the  local  police  searched  the consulate  and  seized  certain  papers.    Servra   demands   the  dismissal  and  further  punishment of  the chief  of  police,   and   that  an official  visit  be paid to the consulate by the governor  of Monastir,   with  an   expression  of regret  on  the part of     the  government for the occurrence.  I entailing a loss to (he government of  .���������".j,nun,lido  ���������Ciissiaii ..:s- "'", aceur.iiiig iiraiiolht-r version,  The Cap 1.iiu bound ilu-in in their cabins and hoist'  I says: "We chose the slwirtcsl i-ni-i- el ihe while (lag. 1 am assured  to Vladivostok, passing a certain IL.-i 1 cic-ht ���������:n.n in NehpgainlT's sepia-  strait, we were unhappily en lived by drou why hanged for mutiny while  the Japani-se fleet raml were complete in lhe Red Sea, Many people wi-ll  ly surrounded.     Our  position -s   j versed  in affairs at   the front declare  hopeless  from   tlie beginning    of   ihe   'hat. something similar  is  likely     hi  jhaille.    We  had  fallen   into  a  bitter    happen, in  Manchuria,   when   the arm-  j trap.     It   was ��������� cruel,   moreover,     for   | ies  learn   the -friilh  in   regard   lo  (be  lhe      Japanese    selected   the  engine   ,naval     battle.    They   will   doubtless  room of my ship as a target. .A tor- j learn . the (ruth, ������s usual, from     ihe  pedo  went  .straight through  my  \>?s-   Japanese,  sel  will  be threshed  out in   lhe courts.  Owners     of motor-cars for hire are I  SI. Pelersbu. ���������; despatches of today  say the admiralty has not yet been  able lo estimate, even approximately  fn.m the I'onigii aa-.iccs the less of  men, but as the .siiijis were c.er,  rather than under,  manned,  the      "tal {nave no fear as  be   greater   Ihan   the  ordinary , froni both the City Solicitor and  E.  and after     taking ihe  Party     ibc car    was allowed to precced on      its  way    round      1 lie park. < w    ,        ,    .   ,.  Suinnroses    were  issuoil  and   the case ' ^,     1'"^..!!^ b0a.ts a,1(!  ^>������"^kfHl ( vcssels  and   we lost   out   fighting   power      Of nineteen     ballleships only seven  and  were unable (0  move 'either way.    remain  of her     eleven   coast  defenses  .SOU   of   the  crew,  who   were  rescued  by   lhe   Japanese.    I,   with   the  navi-  .nvmiic i 1   <���������     .    1        , ��������� Isating office, determined  lo share the  lark  Commissioners stale  that  they | wprc  (ll,iu���������   im(Ior���������rat���������   ,)V   ,,,���������,     ,_���������  including .smaller   battleships  and monitors only two,  of her seven  wi-l  th.iy have opinions j (  complement of  the vessels  would  in  dicate.    They   probably   will   exceed  i'),".<in,      ol which  only  about   -1,000  v ere saved.      Retpn'em   i"nasscs      are  on-trshes   and  chape *-   for   the   repose  P. Davis, K. C, to the elfecf that it  was perfectly intra vires for them to  pass secir a by-law regulating traffic-  in (he park.  ty other cruisers fifteen, of her I'orty-  nrmoiired cruisers three, of her twen-  one   torpedo   boad  destroyers,   thirty-  three, of her eighty-live torpedo boats  ion  and   whilred about   (ill  we    -"-t eighty-three.  A  RISE IN THE AMOUNT  OF      WHEAT  INSPECTED 'being cclehr.iled  constantly  in   < Mbe   CRAWLED UNDER CARS  Up  to May 31,  according to olticial e-f   the   souls  (1r   the  slain,   although AND   WAS   CRUSHED  returns from the inspector's  ollice   it tl ^  distracted relafiv s are unable to      Winnipeg, June  Winnipeg,    3-1,168 cars of wheat pas- (be  fale of (hose  dear  to  them.  *. he^ird Paul     attempted  sed inspection     as against .12,015 for ." v'ralty ha." up to the  present lev.  the same ->eriod last year.   This rep' m ; l.-le (o  throw  any light upon   'he  resents  35,876,-100    bushels   inspected situation e::cept.' to announce the s.-.le-  tliis year as     against 32,6|15,00U last tv  of those who have reached  Vlnli-  year.  J  vct.tok,  Last night Rich-  o crawl under  the cars in,-the railway yard bill e  yard engine shunted and crushed him.  He died in (he hospital. He was 50  years of age and a foreman carpenter  by trade..   Leaves a wife and family.  committee  MEETING  The celebration committee meeting  takes place at the opera house ban-  cpieting  room at seven  o'clock  MR. MCINNES'  GOODBYE  The following  telegram  is self explanatory:  I    Ottawa, June 2,���������  to- David,      Murray,   Ladysmith,���������Thank  mghf.     All   members   are   requested   Ithe boJ"s- Wm  he ������������ "ie Coast     for  .    . . |tw" weeks and we can arrange then  to'bc p������aent. I W. W. B. McINNEs!  / DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEOGER  Published   every day except Sunday,!  BY        THE    ���������   DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and-Duncans -  SUBSCRIPTION  VRICE  SO  cents  a  month,    $5  per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication. ���������'.    '. :��������� .   "���������  CS>iX\*?^'S%-?t*3w^'!i%%*V'% " .���������*>*<%���������% V������Vi.-*S'ii\K'\\\\\>.\\\\XVt*  FRIDAY, JUNE  lfldn.  AI   (lie . meeving  of   the  friends  of.  .Mr. W. 'W. B. Mclnnes Inst evening"  it was'decided''1o. lender'-him. a barr-  MVict provided his arrangements were  such that he could accept the courtesy,,as it is known that ie will have  but lit lie time **) spare on the coast  A committee was appoinledi by Chair  man Murray Lo ascertain when Mr.  Aid lines' would- he home, and what  date would be most convenient for  him lo niecl his Ladysmith friends^  The committee will report later and  then- will be another meeting to arrange  for his  entertainment.  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Subscription prlo*, fLOC  p*r  year. f  Ail Pes: masters Hit! Take SuSlcrlptlOM  I'^s;-::;'!.l;.io;nc;e:> co. Seattle, Wash.  S. P.  W2ST0N, Business Manager.  DAY SCHOOL  Usual' subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint nglh oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons gif-  en in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  [<adysmitb. B. C.  TOtl   ill   50!ID    EsTJimait  & Nanaimo Railway  j Time Table No. 54,  (  ���������o���������  Via the peoples' favorite  SI  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, P.  O.' E.     :-:       ':-:        :���������:        :���������I  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd  Tuesday  at 7.30  pirn.   Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary. C II. Rummings.  ������\-*-^***'"iv\'vvA\'v  i vw  <.    .*������V.    c  VVV VV V������*^)_k-lUiS_K3_X3--K1������  going, lo .secure you so that  yon can-  huss somewhere     and become a suc-  ������������������ Plans,  Spectiications'and  De~  *��������� tails     furnishes! for all kinds  ������������������ of work is the CARPENTER  ������������������ Line  : ������������������ C.   B.  ROBELEE,   Carpenter  [ ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady-  '������������������ smith,  B.  C.  ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������   ���������  '������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  A BANK  BURGLARY  lad  occasion to visit his oliices affcr  iit;��������� 0r "stafi",     Ural's all.   Somehodv  iiismess hours.   But a  hanking  busi-  ,)a(| td- c0 an(, it fen  Lo voU!- rate."  it was not. often that Air. Butler,  manager of the Cable-street branch  of the London and Soutlieastern bank  llal  I  ness is like no other���������a banic manager  is a man upon whose shoulders rests  a great deal  of.'responsibility.  Mr. Ihitler." had heen worried during the four lio'ii's which,had elapsed  since he put on his coat and hat and  left the building at f> o'clock. If. \vas  a lr'c'-y' calculation that worried  him, and he was notv([irite certain, as  he dallied over his coffee, whether or  nol he not he was on the eve of_ nial*-  ing ii great mistake.-..That was "why,  contrary to custom,* he ordered his  ' eleel ric hroughm, ' drove to the cily  and seated, himself again in his office  willi his hack lo the safe and the. "nig  ledgers..before him on  the table.  I lis brow.--was wrinkled in thought,  and Ins keen grey eyes rapidly'Hew  over the bewildering mass of figures  as he became-   absorbed in his work,  not disturb  me."  "Indeed;" said the banker in a chilly tone. ".'J his is a desperate enterprise of yours,  Mr.  Carringlon.'1  Mr.   Carringlon grinned.  '".Desperate ills demand des| erate  remedies," he replied. "You sacked  me, Mr.  Duller."  The .banker pursed hi.s lips, "Qui'e  irue," he said,  "I sacked you.'"  "For iio fault of my own," said  the burglar.  "Exactly, Mr Carringlon, for no  fault of your own.   Matter of reduc-  ko  much  absorbed  indeed,   that  he  the creak of the littk-  f  di.l not hear  door  on his'���������"'', lei'f,  nor did   there la  upon  his ear thi' soft breathing of a  man  al his' side.   .'-.-.  A r.-w nioinenCs later he was startled by reeling'.something cold .pressed  -lo his teinple. The bewildering multitude of figures which were, sii'iimer-  .!.���������> in his brain-melted away, for lie  was looking down the barrel of a re-,  vol i ei, then along the hand which held  il, and the arm, until his grey eyes  rested on the face of "the man. His  fust glance had been to -the revolver,  and he immediately recognized it as  his own. In the face of the man who  held the rc.olvir he recognized Geo.  CaiTingfon, lately are.of his own  clerks. Ile-( leaned back in his chair  and sighed'heavily but said nothing. -  ���������"Von  look  surprised,. Mr.   Duller,"  said   the     burglar,      as he stealthily  ���������crept      round   the  fable.   "But don't  be afraid, I'm not going t-o shoot you  unless  von  make a row.".  "You'have come to rob'the office?'  "Yes, sir, that is' my intention.  ���������You have saved me a srreat deal of-  trouble. The safe is open, there is  money there, there.are securities. 1  am  ioing lo ba* e     then  and T  am  "'1 hat.was two months ago, Mi.  Duller. Since that time you havn't  ea.cd how I've li\ed, chv"  The other shregce-l his shoul.leis  somewhat  im| a'iently.  "If is not my business," he s.iid  Then, after a pause, "Ho voti are go  ing to roll the  bank,  eh''"  "I'm going fo ask you to ham1 oui  all'ihe,'money uni'vc got in thai saf.  I'm gciing lo hing you anil bag you so  that you won't create a disturbance.  ! s'aii't hurt >ou, Air. Duller, don't  "ear  that."  "Oh, no," said the banker qni'-i ly  "I don't-think that yon will you will  hurt me; thai. Is, I don'i Ihmk I  shall sustain much ) h/sical d.nmigc  at your hands. If is the other ihing  I ,iiii   thinking of--the  mental  hull."  "They 'can't blame you," said lhe  hi.rgl.ar.  "I'm afraid    they     will," said |,h-j  banker      dubiously.   "Darrks  are  rob  bed -ii'me. and    again  eessl'ul man. Hut have jou ever  llK/ught of what will come after,  when you gel, say, my age? 'I hen  will lie the lime for you to repent  and to shun the sight of every honest mini, your soul blackened and  your  mind uneasy for evermore. '        j  Tlie olht r was siienl.  "I  have in  my     pocket," continued  I he  hanker,   "the sum  of fifty  pounds  in   Dank of  England notes.   1  am going to give     \ou these notes so that j  \ou can make    a fresh start in life. I  1 have also  in  my   pocketbook  a let  UiIj; M . w   IT-  M anagmen  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly  I'irst Class.  1!  Overlahds  Daily  I  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at 8 p. in. or U p. m..  TICKETS SOLD TO ALL POINTS  Shortest    route to    Ferine, B. C,  and ALL KOOTENAY POINTS.  For rates,     folders, .   sleeping car  reservations a������d all  information call  on or address  ]S. O. YERKEP,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria. B.C.    TAKING   EFFECT Til   URSDAY,  APRIL 13,  1103.  Northbound Southbound Northbound Sat. Sun. Southb'd  Leave Daily Arrive   Leave     and  Wed. Arrive  | A.M.      P. M. P. M.     P. M.  ! Victoria      0:00 12.OC Victoria   4.80   7.55  I '  ! Shawnitran  Lake       10:20  10.'Hi Shawiiigan Lake .... 5.17  C.4C  Duncans       ]]:00   10 02 Duncan   ���������   5.55 5.55  Ladysmiili       1J:57    9.10  Ladysmiili  ....   v;...   ('.'15  5.00,  Nanaimo  .. **.       12:4.0 .8.20 Nanaimo  .'   7.37  4.15  Ar.  Wellington       12:53Lv 3.00  Ar. Wellington    7.52 de 4..00  S. S. "JOAN"' sails from Nanaim o for Vancouver Daily except Sunday; at 7 00 a. m., , returning sails from Vancouver for Nanaimo on arrival of     C. P. R. train No. i or at 1.30 p. m.  Excursion .rates in effect to all points, good going Saturday and Sunday,  returning not   later   than Mond day.      "     .  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.    '  ter from a good Irieiid of mine in thc   Commercial  Mens'  hcadauarters.  Argentine -Kepublic who le.jiiires an  under manager in his bank. The salary is 1>:if>0 per moiilb, with rooms  o������cr the ban."., I am going to write a  u 1..er to my fi iend suggestinj; you as  i he moat liluK candidate for the'position, 'i here is no ncjissity to wait  ior the reply, as 1 ha\e been asked  to send out the man whom I think  beM l>> Uu: boat that leaves Albert,  Onos on Vwdiicaday morning al 8  o'clock."  'ihe burglar's ,'aw had dropped. His  eyes were staring w Idly into those  o: the banker.  "You don't   mean-"  he commerced.  "I never say anything 1 don't  mean." said the banker.. He^- drew  for Hi hit/ pocketbook, look out some  notes, their calmly wrote a short lel-  tn*.  'I be burglar grasped  the notes.   He  looked 'with     swimming eyes at the  Idler  which    had been written.   But  he  wns not      tool   .enough  to let the  it is nolwidy's   point of th-.- .....ncr drop. . Hccruslfc  Fire Proof'   Building.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block-from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 pei;  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1���������4.  ^-^.^----^^.^^.a^.^^.-a-a.*-^^^  %  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     |  i  i  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Wo.fksat  LADYSMITH, B.C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  THOS. KIDDIE.  NOTICE.  -Persons    found   using our   Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,'  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith, B.C.  The City Market  R. Williamson, Prop.,  1st Ave,     Ladysmith  j;e', ' ed the nolc-s ,.n I the letter into lis  poe'.ol. The, will, a burst of feel-  lir ing. lie Hung the lcvolver from him.  | -. "My lhe way, Mr. Carringlon,"  Tlfcb-ui^er lo���������l e.l up s-iddn.lv ini.l-saiii the c-.lin, i.'npcrturablc voice ol"  bis clear "rev e\cs rested on the the h.uikci, "ilon'i mal.c a scene.  ;.n.���������o   man's   fine." ^ "������ '"��������������� "lt,cr S������ now.".lie got up  '  'Vow,    then,      Genre;.-  C.irnngioii, 'an.l  held out     his white band to the  Vs 'vour tumble, mil   with  il."       burglar.  |     "Bui  hot ore- you go. there's onelit-  i.jd    lie t!un������ I want  lo --ay to you. 'Ihat  S'<  fault,  but   lhe     manager doesn't  praised."  "I  suppose    nol, ' said  the Ian  reih-ctively  he  wna  Tie other mumblid.  "[   washunllv   done   by ,  in a sullen lone."   .\\. house was elear-   rew.lw-i"   which    you   look    Hoi.,  im  ed of I'lirnilure     nnd my wife. in>seli  and  child  were left   to  starve.   I had  been svd-cd Iron, a bank and  xvle.i J   you     have been     sitting  wanted   " anollu-r      position      no  one    deuce.     M  would -give-il  to me.   1  ne\er robbed   which  was driven io dcs-crai ion."  HOTEL DOMINION  ��������� RAtee Jfl 25 and $1.50���������  Ficebudto all eteauiboat landings ann  raiUnv depots.    Eleutric care eveiy liv  ii.inuiea  lo'alt partfl ol   the city.   Ba.  ..1.0 labli- unexeelbd.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, C.  "That's haul,'- said the b.inker,  "but. reall/c, Georpc C.uiingloii,  what vou are coing K. do. You aie  o-oing to rob this haul At triMi.l  nviid.' You *ttill probably nfl nw.iv  a man of a Tar thine in my lne T  the matter rrsK liid.Hv upon vom-  s:,Wv You will Ce:- t.o An-criea or  soircwhrre....You iray set". ������P 1" *"*-  Public Notice  Attention is called  to the     fact that the  Ogiivie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  maker������ of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR. have for some time  past been producing flour in a vastly improved and purified form  ,;y  Uic'aid of   ELECTRICITY  and  having secured control  of    all  the basic patents relating thereto,  lake  Ibis oppo. trinity of advising   the   public   that   any  unauthorized users of the electrical    ilf.ur  purifying p. ..cesses   will  he pro-  ���������ecu led.  Ogiivie Flour Mills Company limited  the only millers in Canada whose .Flour  is  purified by th.*j Electric praesss  inner room was not loaded, and during  the whole    of o'.ir     comcrsalion  in  a chair  would   hue  electrocuted  contains     a  patent electrical  j  '.urn in the briefest space of time eon-  I'l-chahlr, had     1  merely    pressed the  'button    whiih    is on     the leg of my  chair.     Gr.ci-by, and  good  luck."  PAINTINO,   PAPE������     MANQINQ  ETC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of   Ladysmith Hotel.  J. E. SMITH, Prop.  are  t^g&^l&cs&ZgtS&m  This   Hotel   has    been   completely     Hoard   and  lodging $1,011  pei    I iy.  renovated  HOTEL-   PRETORIA  Bar   Supplied   with   the   Best    Wines,  Liquors and Cigars. 1st Avenue  Ladysmith Ii.C.  Covering Old Surface5  "We have just rjecived a large shipment of the famous Melrose Liquid  Paints, tho best, on the market at  $1.75 per gallon. We also jliandlc Maple Leaf brand of varnishes, .buggy  paints, etc., in fact, we have everything to beautify the home,  Wallpapers from Hie to $1.0(1 prr  Double Roll.  Painting and paperhangins*; done at.  reasonable rates,  at  HARRY KAY  FIRST AVENUE  HILBERT  _u������|_^>__iU_j___Ui_gM_QBg3CBUflH  J^JB^SSBtoBaaaV^KmWamaaaaaaWW^aaamaamumm  HENKY'S NURSFRIES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown 8c  Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD      and  FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  tbe  BARBER    SHOP AND BATH ROOMS  Tbe  ESPLANADE    between  the  Grand aud Abbotts ford,  Wn.UAM PowKHS, Prop.  F ricB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO,  LADVSMIIH  BOOTS AND SHOES.AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making  to order   ���������  speciality.  THO HAS MCE WAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith", B. C.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  $ General Manager. Smelter Manager. |  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY D������.������ ������������������:  '   Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI 0RS  HIGH STREET.  .������������������:���������: Best in the,City :���������:���������i  RATKS $2.00 PUR-DAY  SAWl'I,!.*" ROIMS  BAR SUPPUED WITH BliST  W1NRS, IJQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Beat accomodation in towo.. 8plendid buntinft an.l Rabins in near Vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.   ���������..   __.-��������� .^   .~,~       -J'  *-      LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  * PHONE 66  *  *  *  ������  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government      and   Yates   St*-.,  Victoria, B. C-  )  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains  Daily  }  e Farmer  eat Market  Geo. Roberts,  JZ    X  Prop   Dealers In   Pianos and  Organs^.. .  La ly smith, B. C.  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 ageut or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   Agent,  151 Yeeler Seattle.  One of which is the famous "North  Coast 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-! route to . "Yellowstone,  Park. Cheap rates from all points  Easti from March 1st to .May 15th.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  Europeuh points. Ycry low rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved  by wire.  For further particulars .call  at the  oiii or phone No. '15('.  A.  I)' CARLTON, C. E. LANti  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., Oo.ueral  A sent  Portland, Ore. Victoria,   I'.C  LADYSMITH *  WM. MUNSIE, President  J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Direetor  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Man u facta i ers    of���������  Roik Ii and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring      and  Finishing    Lumber  in   StocL.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  B. ������. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ������  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bai  (Half Block from Depet.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  JOTICE is hereby given   that at the  exf .silting of  the  Licensing  Court  be -held at Ladysmiili,  i intend lo  pply  for a transfer' of   the. retail   liquor  license     now  held by   me     for  lhe       premises known      as      the  Central     liolel,      sifualc   on   Lot  -1,  Block 2 1, Ladysmith,  B.C., from my-  elf   lo   David   II.   Davies   an'd       from  Ihe said   Central   to  hhe   New    V.est-  rn   Hotel,   sidinle   on- Lot  :"),   Block  ,' S.   Ladysmith,   B.   C.  FRANK   BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B. C, May 2nd, 1905.  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under.  3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10  6 cents  ������������ ' $10        " . " $30  10 cents  ������    $30        " " $50..  15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any otr.ee in C nada oT a Chartered Bank  (Yukon ekeepled), and at the principal banking: point* 11 the UuitcU Mat.8.  NKC.OT1A1ILK  AT A  FIXK1) RATK A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC* . LONDON, ENG.  Tliey form an excellent method of reinittin   small sums of money  with safety and at small   :ost.  LAD^PU'ITH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  CRYSTAL LAUNDRY  Leave orders with  BLAIR &   ADAM.  All work first-class at THE CHRY  STAL,  VICTORIA.  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 Ji.OO a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������::���������: :���������: J-"-: Ladysnoith  LADYSMITH BAKfiRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED  AND FRESH.  BREAD FIVE CENTS PER LGAF  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HAY. GRAIN AM)  FARM PRODUCE  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in tbe city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on the  Esplauado. ,  JAS. WARNOeK, j . ���������f.'BWrgaV--/-. ^"IW<=t*^^?-^i-s=.--!!SC=-riBSa.-ia  f3*^  DAILY LEDGER  _9UM_-|  #a_t������  ������^a^  4-������������������������������������A   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������-">���������   ���������������������������������������������  ! - ouncAn us meow -!  Km&m  Dredging rn the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the YuIcoh j  Teiritory���������A free miner   may   obtain j  only two leases -of five miles each for !  THE  TWINS.  $������������������*���������*���������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������*������������������  ������  ��������� ���������   ���������  ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ���������  ��������� ���������  9     *   *  ***���������������������������������������������  *  *  There is No Necessity  of sending a\\fay for anything    you may require in ���������  Hardware or Garden Tools  We can'supply your wanti in aif  seasonable  goods such as' TIces,  Spades, Shovels, Rakes, Lawia   Mowers,   Poultry netting. Etc.  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,    B. C-,  ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������������������������  *  ��������� ���������  9     ���������  *  * *  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������   ���������  ���������  Jzoul^alem  Jfotel  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES  l"Ok COWICHAN  -LAKE  MONDAY,   WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY.'  PRICE BROS.,  - Proprietors.  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUAniCHAH  'i -  W-P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American Cieam   Se'iarator.  Co , Grant Powder Co.,  and B. C.  Pottery Company.  ��������� --. " .  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home drown Products.  Quamichan Hotel  ���������o-  Keast's Livery ���������&  Freighting Stables  -H. Keast, Proprietor  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Com  mercial Men  ���������o���������  BOATS ON SOAIENOS LAKE.  Splendid .Fishing, Telephone connection.  FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  Duncans Station.  Std.Ee leaves Mount Sicker at   7   a.m.  at  13:30 p.m., daily, except     Sundays.  returning,'leaves   Duncan  -��������� ;  (Specials at short notice.)  X   X   DUNCAN,   B.  C.   X  +9,  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  AN EASTER OPENING  HIR'S   "  NEW  tunir store  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest  creations   in  Millinery. Up-  to-date Hats    Made and Tiimmed to  Order at-Shortest Possible Notice.  FLOWERS,     FOIL AGE.   AIL. La  dies -  cordial I;     invited  A\\  to  inspect  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  AN IDEALTOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT  STATION STREET,  DUNCAN, B. C.  |."V\V  DUNCAN   uvl^and STABLES  ..:'���������.���������':"%   ���������'������������������'���������   "���������'���������'���������       ."���������'���������"'.'������������������'.- ..''-.' ,;- ':.:���������   '���������'  S. J. Hagan, Manager  ���������fFreighf ing a Specialty   ������������������������  PRICES riODERATE  F.RST-CLASS   TURNOUTS"   OF    RIGS, ---HARNESS,   HORSES.  HOTEL STRATHCQNA  Tourists  and sportsmen   making  this holel their headquarters  will  appreciate the e\cel-  Icnt cuisine and service.  Electric tight is fitted through  out.     There is a good   supply "**  of water.     No mosquilos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE .B.C.  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the disci etiou 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 of all persons who hav<s.  or who may receive,  entries for bar  diggings or  bench claims,  except ou  the Saskatchewan   River,   where  the  lessee may dregde to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The lessee shall  hav.e a dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of, the lease for each five miles,  but where  a person  or  company   has  o'htained more than one lease-       one  dredge for each fifteen miles ,or fraction  is sufficient.    Rental,   ."10    per '  annum for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 24 per  cent,  collected  on  the  output after  it   exceeds $.10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The l"ssec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to ho fixed by its position on the  Istdayof August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  'i'he lessee shall have one dredge, ia '  operation within two ycars from the I  date of ihe lease, and one dredge for  f-ach 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 or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  'feet. All other.placer claims shali-'oe  250 feet square.  'Claims are marked ,.'by_ two legat  posts, one at each end, bearing ncv:  lices." Entry.must be obtained, within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten'miles or [ruction..'*  'The person or'-'coinpany staking    a  claim, must bald a tree-miner's certificate- ' I  The discoverer of a new mine is en- ���������  titled    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    ��������� be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary claims  only. ,.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at lire rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold- shipped from     the  fiikon Territory to be paid to     the  Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  j of more than one mining claim     on  eaeh  separate river,  creek or gulch,  but the same  miner may hofil     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and pay- !  ingafce of $2.00.   A claim may    be '  abandoned and another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice and paying a fee. I  Work   must   be done on a claim each  year to the v_lue of at least $200.  A certificate  that  work  has       been  done must be obtained  each year;     if  not, -the claim. *������*:!'he deemed to   be  abandoned,: and    open  to occupation  and entry by a Tree-miner.  The boundaries of a claim  TV e'ro tflinq, .\\\- my name's   "Lucy Brown,  An' h.-i namc-i J-ulu.   I'm called L.ou,  Ai,' ovt-i bod\  in 'is town  'JCy call-my sister 'at name too. I  An' folks 'ey c-omo to see us here, "   :  An ive ist have the mostes' fun, i  'Cauie ever'body say: "Oh, dear! ;  W'y, 'is One,is the,nuther one!" .;  ivry papa sometimes look, at me  An' say, "Well, .Lulu, how you-'grow!"  An' nen 1 laugh,-an" nen, w'y, he  Spy goodness sakes, he'll .never know  Whichone is which.   An' nen I say  No one can tell us twins apart ������������������  'Cause we're together anyway.  An' nen lie holler,  "Bless you heart!"  | My manim'a:never'gets us mixed;  She always knows my .twin fum me.  An' papa say she's got us Hxed���������  Our elo'es or hair so's she can see.  J'ut mamma hugs us bole up tight  An' kisses us an' pats our. curls "j ���������"  An' says a muvvei-'s:always wi'ie" ���������  An' always knows her preshus girls.  But nutho- folks *ey ist can't tell,   .'"  An' oricct" when Lulu dumb a tree  An' couldn't hold, w'y, when she fell '���������'���������'���������.'  The doctor thought 'at she was me.  Nen we all'laugh, an' he ist say  It's all in how the notions strike,  'At hofe o' us looks ist one way,  But 'at I.look the most alike!  ���������"Wilbur D. Nesljlt in Harper's Magazine.  &&^*m*^������^&*.^***t^&44b4i6W������&&6&9>*Lt������*im>������w^9M6*  ������  4  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO; B. C.  Hanufacturers of the  I  t  _ Iii British Columbia f  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed    |  from the Best Canadian Matt Run Hops I  J  Tlie  Great  Quewtioii.  al-  Miners' Drilling Machines  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill .Sharpened  by us  ways  gives satisfaction.  Pick's hand! ed and repaired.  Shipsmithing    in  a)1     its   %anhes.  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  David Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -   Ladysmith, b  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE  THE BEST MEATS  Fond Young Mother (with- .firstborn)  ���������Now, which of us do you think be ia  like?     ! '.     :.',-'-.',"::.���������-.        "."-'.;//.      '��������� ���������"/  Friend (judiciously)���������Well; of course,  intelligence has not;really dawned in  his countenance yet, but he's wonderfully, like', both of you!���������Punch.   Ensy Wlieii You Know How.  "It's remarkable," said the doctor,  "liow much excitement a bean or some  equally small object can cause when it  is lodged in a baby's nose. This morning a frantic mother rushed into my of.  'ice and implored me to extract a bead  which her baby had put into its nose,  improvising a suitably bent probe fror������  ��������������� hairpin I borrowed from the hysterical woman, 1 succeeded in removing  the bead in less time than it would take  to count six. And tbe first thing the  woman said was:  '��������� 'Why, I could have done that my������  self!"' "���������New York Tress.  ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT FOR  IN THE MARK ETS.  WE ARE NOW BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF THE RO  ;'OKIES, YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  PAN NELL &   PLASEKTT  STFVENS BLOCK, ...'"'aAT>.-R������  , -tit.  -ADYSrtlTH, B C  . *���������*���������������������������������������������>��������� t ��������� ��������� .��������������� f t f ���������>���������.���������������������������>'���������}+������������������������������������ ��������� ������ ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������:������4>^t.^MHt.^^^M  ': x  LACS^MITH TRANSFER CO.  *--.  PIANOS,. ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  StaibJes in th* r#ar of the Ladysmith hotel.  A-b-bots ford.  Leave orders at   the  WILLIAMS AND WASKET  -f4^-f4"*������f-������-'-M;-*-f>4"������'.  -M-M-M-  "*  %  *  *  *  *  *  ltcpurtee.  "If they ever get to writing the truth,  in epitaphs," said the man' with the  angry eyes, "I" hope I may live long  enough to write what will go ou your  tombstone."  "It" they ever put tho truth on 'em,"  retorted 'the man with the aggressive  chin, "I hope I'll live long enough to  read what goes on yours."���������Judge.  *%*&*, Superb I  Linens.  DUNG ANJ   B.C.  Your patronage solicited  Telephone" in   Connection.  1  1  1  i  T  ,  ti  ii  H  H  ��������� .  i  **���������7tr  ���������i-^-M*;���������-7I**���������71*;���������n-*������������������������������������$���������������������������-   '*-  '*-������   ''-   '���������������������������   ''^x-   <k   7t*.-yn  Pharmacist  R. B. ANDERSON  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  bicycle and gun repairing.   acetylene gas  fixtures and general metal working  Fine lines,  WATCHES, CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  WHITT0ME  Oddfellows Block  7f\?t\       /IS       /In       si\       /������\       ���������  *.!/        M/ ^(/        \l' ��������� il. .������!'.  -;���������(-.���������;K���������71*"���������ik -   7i;   ;k  ���������    ���������     ��������� Duncan*, B.C.  ~*y|\     /Is     /i\      *K     /I'X      /Is     m ' ���������'is*  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS. .  ON  DOMINION  LANDS 'IN ^MANITOBA  THE  NORTHWES'f'^rERi  RITORIES     AND.   THE YUKON  TERRITORY.      ,.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per aci'e for soft coal and $20  for anthracite.    Not more  than  320  acres can be acquired by one individual  or company. Royalty  at the rate  of ten cents    per ton of 1J,000 pounds  shall  be collected  on the  g:oss    output.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners'  curtificatesxmay  obtain entry  for a mining  location.  A free no..ci's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five ycars, 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  ������ame with two legal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end on  the line of the lode or vein.  Thc 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  ton   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, be obtained  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 ifiO acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of2������ per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining���������Manitoba and  the  N.W.T.,  excepting the  Yukon Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  *: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 hank,  but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  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 company having machinery on  the. land  to be. prospected, an area of 1020 acres for such period as he may 'decide.  the length of width shall not excect  three times the breadth.  : Should  the prospector  discover  oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such  discovery,   an  area  not exceeding 0*10 acres,  including the  oil well   will be sold to the prospector at'thc   rate of $1.00   per'acre   and  the remainder  of  the  tract  reserved  namely,    J,280     acres     will he sold  at   thc.      rate   of  three    dollar's     an  acre, subject.to royally-at such rate  as may be specified by ordcr-in-coun-  cil.  ,,       .LAS.   A.  SMART.  Deputy  Minister of  thc  Interior  Department of  the  fnterior,   _  Accent  on  tlie  "Man,"  "Well," be said during their quarrel,  "I suppose you'll be wanting a divorce  next?"      ".'������������������  "Really," she replied coldly, "I don't  see why it should be necessary in this  case. A woman doesn't need a divorce  unless she has been married to a ���������?r "  ���������Philadelphia Press.  JftpfflHT  U___,_._-,.i."J  PROUD OF HER  Snowy Linen  Every   home-loving   housekeeper   feels  the fascination of fine  IRISH LINENS  Wc are proud  of our stock.  Shamrock Brand  Xo Notion  ot Real Trouble.  "I bet I get into more trouble than  any man in this state," volunteered the  young fellow who bad come in the club--  house. "Nothing in the trouble line  overlooks me. '"Why, I'd be afraid to  marry"���������  "What! Ain't you married?" ejaculated the red nosed elderly party who  was hovering over- the gratis lunch,  "Boy, you dorr't know what trouble is,"  Cluu-ily.  She���������I'm glad wo went. It was an  excellent performance���������and for such a  charitable purpose. Her Husband-  Yes, indeed! We all feel a thrill of satisfaction when we do something for  charity and get the worth of our money at the same time.���������London Tit-Bits.  HAS NO PEER-IT IS PURE  Bleached Table Linnns, 6a Inches wide, 75c. S5C. yard  Blsached Table Linens 72 inches wide, $1.15 to ^.oo yard  Extra fine quality 88 inches wide $2.50 yd.  Table Napkins f oui $1.50   doz.   Shamrock  Table Clothes, bordered, -yds so.., $2.00.  2x3 1-2 yds., $2.50 each.   Fine value  at  their price.   Round   Linen Doylies,    Lace  Border, 6 inch 35c, 9-inch 50c, 12-  65c. each.   Sideboards from $ 18.up.  Have you our|catalogue?  Intended.  Bills���������You made* a funny break in  congratulating the bride's father instead of the groom. Wills-rNo. I  didn't. I've a daughter, too, and I  kuow what they cost.  WEILERBROS:  VICTORIA,   B.C.  i  Just ns you are pleased at finding  faults you are displeased at finding perfection.���������Lava ter.  "CJlLEBOMAir  Leads Them    Al!  W QUALITY  The Scnnilive I'liuit.  Why docs the sensitive plant collapse  on being touched? Louis Lnpie.iue  gives an in teres ting answer to this  question in Die Umsc-hau. Li India,  whore this plant grows wild, it furnishes food for cattle and deer. But  when walked over it collapses aird  looks withered and uninviting, thus  gaining an advantage in tbe struggle  for existence.  1 o Make Hard TLises Good  and Good Times    Better  Buy Your Meats From  H. & W. MEATMARK_:f  NEXT DOOR TO THOMSON'S-IIAll DWWARE STORL  WE CAN SATISFY YOU  TRANSFER OP LICENSE.  -.0:-  I  & Co., Ltd.  Pacific Con si   Agency.  VICTORIA, :-; :-: -_: ._: .--.-B.C.  AN   ACT   RESPECTING   LIQUOR  LICENCE  lDflil.  NOTICE is hcrelny given thai the following   applications   will   he   heard  hy   Ilie   Licence  Commissioners      for  Boulli  Nanaimo Licensing District oi\  Tliursday,       ihe    .l">1h   day   of dune,  1 .')(���������"), at   hearing court ������or renewal lo  he   held   a.I   the   Court  House,   Ladysmith.  at   ten  o'clock a.m.:  Henry   ReilYl,   'Mount   View   Hotel,  Newcastle   lownsile;   L.   .T.   fVeauv,  Talbot.  Hold,   Wclliiie-lon   Road;    J.  H.   .McMilKin,   Tii.iii.--I   Hold,   Extension;  Annie McDonald, CraiKhierry Ho  tel,  C'ranilverry Dislricl; .lames Vales,   Wheat   Sheaf   Hotel,   Cedar   District.  GEO.   CASS1DV,  NOTICE is' hereby given that at the  next silling  of  the  Licensing  Court  to he held at Ladysmith, I intend io  !appiy for a transfer of the retail  li-  I qnor       license     now   held     by    me  I for   the   premises   known     as     the  I Kings Hotel situate on Lot 1,  Rlock  97,   Ladysmith,   B.   C,   from   myself  lo Palmyr Tassin.  WILLIAM  JOSEPH.  By his duly authorized agent,  HENRY  REIFEL.  Ladysmith,  B.  C, May 2nd,  1905.  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and Builder  REPAIRING   of  all  kinds   promptly  attended to.     Shop on Gataaro    at,  Ladysmith  Temp'ts No. 5 Rathbonc  Sisters meets  in the Oddfellow's hall  Chief License Inspector.   3"d and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. m.  Mrs, Kate Tate, aecretajry,  M. R   SIMPSON.  Solicitor,  Etc.  Money   to   Loan  ist Avenue  ���������LADYSOflTIi (';.-;  ll  X\t%     ta\\\1   '   WDIBft  ������������-e  iik  - .r-g<-=?^  Ill    II  ������*B������J��������� M^l Ml"  LOCAL ITEMS  FOR  SALE��������� One heavy  Team,  with  ol   without   harness and  wagon. One  Jight   nn.niig   buggy.   Apply      J.  IL,  P.  0.   Box   J I,  L.idvsnuih,  B.   C.   ,  -ar-1-f-.-irt ium������ -nrfa w ������ ������  'Afr. I i.mck, who wai in the'city  on business leit this morning for  A idoria.  l\li.   11.my  K.iy went down to Che.  lii.iuius   llns  morning.  Ail   lhe .June i\ia������u/irrc.s  now  in  at  Knight's   Bool.   Store    ('.ill   at  once  iiud  get   uh.il   j ou   w.ml   before  they  aie all   gone.  *ji^^i^������*^������}���������������������''������+������j'-*-������l������-+-������'h>f������l������-<������t������4*l-'4-,  SPORT  '���������The local footballers held, a' meeting ',  last night wnen some important business.";   was  transacted.  I.     '   ��������� ��������� ���������' ' ���������-0*��������� ������������������ .   " ;���������.  BASEBALL MATCH   HAS.:--.:-..  BEEN CALLED'OFF.  Mr. N. A'. Morrisoir, secretary of  ihe .'local baseball " team, received  word from ihe Kuper Island players  this morning that they would be unable to come oyer on Sunday next as  arranged.   -   .  %���������***   UMltlll'Wt   "Hhtfj  tfho iiuiHliti.-.i e-j/q; Is |jiat of tbo tin?  "Mexican hmnminif bird, It is scarcely  larger than a pin's bond.  JUiss  FoKinrnii'i   relumed boine yes-  .seid.iy      iiuiii      a week's, \isit   with  friends  in  Victoria. ������������������She. was accompanied  home foi: a visit  of a week by  Airs. R.   E.   Bfttancourt,  of flic capital  city.    Aliss .Forciinirrcr  expresses  .herself   its   having   had   a  good   visit  and .'in  enjoyable  time, - hut   confesses  'that   there   is   no place   like  home af-  ���������'ter. all. " "  SMALL  P.OVS OVEK-  .Tt/RNED STEAM   LAUNCH  .Small  hoys   who  were bathing close  ' ]iy   the     public   wharf      night;   before  -last  used-the  steam  launch  belonging  .to  J.   Wink-mule for  a  diving  hoard.  The  hoai   was, a great- convenience to  'life youngsters  but  unfortunately  too  .many  climbed    . n   the  side-ill .'oiice^  Avith the. result     that the launch was  coinplel'ely      overturned.      Yesterday  ilh'-s owner spent'a few liour.s'iu rigiit-  ".'jirg- the boat     anil recovering various  articles  it contained   when   tipped.over.   While occupied  in   Uie task  he is  :"s?.id-io-have called down all  manner  ol" blessings on, the heads of the juve.  ji.ilc'-"bathers'. ;. ,   '��������� -      "   ���������"'.'.'������������������  MARRIED .'HI EN  DEFEAT  .-������������������-.,'THEIR������������������-.���������' S-IGLE BRETHREN  Nanaimo^ June 2.��������� That  the  single  .inon arc no match     for their married  brothers ou the baseball diamond was  clearly proven yesterday afternoon on  The.:.cricket grounds,  when  they  went  down "to defeat     at tlie hands of Uio  'benedicts     by a score oi.'!!������������������L   Halo  ami Turner  were the battery for  the  Josing  team,    ; while  for  the  victors,  'il'lerd and  Ail.cn     performed the r-lab  -wori.*.    For the ; first*^   seven   rnmngs  .gilt-edged  hall'   was  played,, at  that  'lime The     game standing a   lie will-,  ifour  runs each.   In  the eighth  inning  '"a he'benedicts    fell on      Balo  n.r r<-iir  singles,   which,   together  with  ^veral  i-iiicy errors,    cnahlcd- them ui score  '���������five"-runs before the side  was rciueo".  Tinner bad    the"-' misfortune- *.G.hn\e  his ���������finger'   -split by n foul tip in the  .e;.rh',ii"iniiing   and had  io ret ire from  ilai'gamc.   Thc     winning  tram,  assisted  hv  the  lnsers,  kept  'he Up of  nails cr.-nipr.ny for abo-.it half an hour  ���������.-ifter  the game  was over and  enmye-l  themselves  by drain:.u ti-J '���������rj', of .f  contents.  --"-^.        ->,  *������. 7.&s'x^ _.    '������������������r.'  ���������_r*r-."'S-;'T-!**"   *.-    t     ;"     '    -."-���������'   .'..*".   ���������-  ^Ml'T :     ���������    '"     :  S, S. Wellington is due here Sal-  nrdyv for a full cargo of coal.  S. "s. Eagle was in at the wharf  for coal   this  morning.  SchooiicrSnow and Burgess has com  jiietcd'-litr cargo of sacked coal and  is  rea-ly to leave for northern  ports.  NEED  HOMAN TO REFEREE  -"-. THE FIGHT TONIGHT.  Sau Francisco, Cal.,-Juiic",ft.���������Need-  Ilogan of this' ' city has been chosen  t o refcrex: -/-the ������������������������������������H-a.iil"ciii-<''.orl.iett' prize:  figiif-loiiioiil in place of Mark Shaug-  ncssy, who resijs-ied. Corbn-I t. ������������������ u;  as favorite in lhe L-ctliiig at   in (���������; S.  LAPYSMITH   LINE-UP   IN  .'���������TOMORROW'S  MATCH  The .Ladysmith  baseball   team   will  line up as followsi in the match  to l-c  played   with   Duncans   af   that   town  lomoirow:  1st   |,nse, W.   Manuel;  2nd  base, W.  ���������A.  Moriison,   .'ird Ti'V'c,  Tom  White;  short' Stop, W- Mtmsie;  left, field, Ed.  Clarl e, centre field, E. Thomas, right  ilcld,     J.   Dunbar;    pitcher,  J.   Kerr.  catcher,  S. Kerr. '���������.,_���������  I    The local .players will  leave on; the  nine train in the morning-. The game"  ! promises lo he an interesting biu- .uv  J both'--  teams  are  in   good  shajie   for"  playing ball.  , THE  RING  Van c'o u v er, . Ju n c  .1 ��������� I *e r ry; Queen a *  is hck in town, and it looks ������������������s if .  iiiialih niay be arranged bctvvc-m hiv  I known li.'.iil-wcighl, who fought mi"  j and Jimmy I'.riil.   Perry, is l're wi-H  in  11ns   lown  and  niany  other   place,'  Avho we'glinl many and many a pouii''  jmore than lie did." Yet Perry ilw.-.v:-  : held, his own., (>icenan h*-s I en <-���������  ! a -trin' to  I'h ngkoiig,   where he ��������� nil -a  soldk-rof-the big garrison ;ou( of {.us  j incss.aii'l was a passenger back o-  ���������lhe steamer China looking for  I'-ill  ff He n alch is made il will la1 r  i ])lace in .Victoria.  Benevolent   DueliMtn.  Jaures and Deroulede, French duelists, before leaving the locality where  they fought their bloodless duel, gave  money for tbe poor of the neighborhood. Deroulede also presented the  owner of the grounds wherein the duel  took place with-a-medal,on which is a  portrait of himself.  "'������������������i'/>.  The A/.tec Indiana.  The   Aztec   Indians   of   Mexico  are  noted for their strength. An Aztec  porter has been seen to lake a cask of  claret weighing 400 pounds on his back  and carry it quite a distance.  Wouieu In Porajtaay.  .Nearly, all tlie younger women in  Paraguay wear white or light pink  dresses. Dark and black gowns are  worn only by the older ones. Face  powdering is still in vogue, and many  of. the women look ,as if they wore,  white masks.  The German Mall*.  Elephants and giraffes, horses and  cows, cannot be sent liy mail in Germany, but most other animals can,  anion's" them dogs, monkeys, suakes,  poultry, parrots, canaries, etc.  Civet. .  Civet is a pasty, yellowish substance  that is taken from a pouch near certain  gland's of the civet cnC which-is found.  In Abyssinia. It Is first of a yellowish color that gradually .turnsjlarker. It  has a strong musky odor that to niany  is very disagreeable, .but by many women; it is considered an indispensable  article in the perfumery line.  We are showing the  latest variety of wash  goods of every de*  scription ever shown  inladysmilh. It is ������m=  possible for us to describe them, you must  see them.  -TIDES.  June 3rd.  High  Tide  -i.n-ri  7.2 1  T.ow  Tide  1 1.'!:')  12. OS.  Boating  and   regatta,   shirts   af   Simon   Lciser  .v   Co.'s,   Ltd.  TRANSFER OF L1CKNSE.  NOTICE .is hereby gi\en that at lhe  next sitfiug of-the. Licensing Courl  'to be held at Ladysmith, I intend to  apply for a transfer of the. retail liquor license now held by me for the  premises known as the Island Home  Hot:;], situate on Lot .'i, Block 2C,  Ladysmitli, B. C, from myself to  Agnes   Knight.  II.   L.   BATES.  Ladysmith,   IL   C,   May   12, ' lOOfi.  J.PiERCY AND CO.  WHOLESALE -DRYOOODS.  Victoiia,   B.' C.  Manufacturers d  lhe,  Celebrate**  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES.  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS.   ETC.  '1 RANSFER OF  LICENSE  Notice is hereby given that at the.  next- silt-nig of the licensing Conn,  to be held at Ladysmith, I intend to  make application ..for a transfer oi  the. retail liquor license now held l.y  ore for the premises Kiiown as tbe i'i-  lot Hotel,     situate     on Lot 9, bloci.  .advsin'ifh  B.  C,   from   my  self t.o -I". B. 'Ihonias.  GEORGE   II ANN AY  Ladysmith,  B.. C,  l-'itb May.,' l!������0o.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereby given that at tlu-  ncxt sitting of the Licensing Court  to be beltl at Lad\smith, 1 intend to  apply for a transfer of the,retail'liquor license now held by me. for the  premises known, as the Central Hotel, situate on'.Lot. 4, Block 2fl, Ladysmith, B.C., from myself fo Joseph 1'e.lliginilli And from Central  Idottl lo premises to'"he erected on  loi. IS,  Block 28. ,  FRANK   BARDESONO.  Lad\smith.  B.C.,  May   I.*:.  11)05.  A   I.oiik .Meal.  A "Madrid .restaurant keeper has sued  a woman "for- a meal. He' swears, that  she ater and drank without ceasing  from 8 p. in. to 2 a. in.  No   Large   pieces���������all   Blouse,  Ends���������no   two   alike.- You   .ill   "���������  know, what an advantage ih; t  is in a small   lown   ike,'.his.  FROM      FIVE      CENTS   A  YARD TO, PORTA'  CENTS.  11-^-.'':'- -:' -;���������,.:..���������,.���������' >'-'-'  ORYSDALE-STEVENSON  Ca.   UiIySinMh  S-SO-���������SVC-.': .  MMaMaaaB_1^aa  HIm Stock of E null nil,  A Welshman on the witness stand  in court was asked whether he could  speak English. Ho said he knew enough  English to'ii'sk for beer, and that wai  enough   for  hlui.  Ah Wing ft Co,  Merchant  Tailors  Ladies' and Gents'  Clothes Made to  Order.  PERFECT- FIT  GUAR AN TK' " "I  LADVSMITfl,   B.   C.  The speech, indeed, became not  (inly famous  in   the place where  i<     'i-.  delivered; it   was reported in the London papers, and  leading articles    ' to  wiillen,"      attesting   its  comniainling  eloquence, and announcing the iv.hent  of a new and   powerful  candidate  for  lhe  honors   of   public  life.    True,   if  was   I hat   il    subseqiieiilly   appe-.ireil  th.it  there had been no revival of the  slaw trade in  (he Red.Sea-, but  that  the      misapprehension   had   occurr-al  from       a mistake   in   (lie   telegraph  jing  from  a  coup  de  soleil,-or   delir-  liujn   tremens.   I'.ul   this  did   nol   sig-  iiiil'y,   and   made   no   dilference   whatever  in   lhe   eloiiueiice  of   Mr.   Joseph  iTopl.idy       l-'alconel,     or   tne   result  J which   thai   eloquence  Was   to   accomplish.  I    Later,   we  are   promised   that    his  rapid  success  in   Parliament    vill   he  described.    Meinbeis   Inini   '���������'���������"*"    i.-!es  of  lhe House -rallied  round, him.  |    A-iiollier character   is a niysiorio.is  figure,    of      a wcll-lviown   Disraclian  /-.type,   who  has jus I   come  to  London.  ,"l have --no name,' said the unknown  His de.siie is "lo, terminate thc mis-  cry "of man" by "the (lestrucl ion of  ihe species." A fourth is a friend of  his. a (leriiinn banker and philosopher, of advanced opinions.  |    Curiosity .is   only   whet led   by   the  two chapters  anvl  a half published:  .���������������  D  Our stock is Com olete.     Our prices  give satisfaction:  Gents' Summer Shirts  Summer Underwear  Linen Fuits  it  Try a Suit of  KNEIP LINEN MESH  Ask to see our Linen Mesh Shirts  a id drawers and you will buy no  others.  ZflM_-M^_������_^-������_^_^_-_i_---������������--W--^-|-���������*-���������������-���������_������-|  SIMON LEISER & CO'Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  m  A  LIT'ILF. TOO  PERSONAL  In     "Islander's"      letter of  today  .���������.ere a few  lines  that   arc too  much  of apeisinal   nature   lo   publish   e.\-  ;epl  o".cr  the name of the correspondent,    if   ���������>",   therefore,   erased.      If  "Islander"-desires   us   to   print   thc  omitted  portions  if must ":e over his  own name.    H   is our desire to-ha*e  all   such   comniiiiiilcations   moderate iu-  langiiage  and   not  of  a personal   nature.    H. letters  become  too  severe,  the subject   will have io be dropped  in Ihc-'i* columns.  EARL OF BEACONFIELD'S  LATEST NOVEL.  "Of   all   the   pretty   suburbs   that  sli'i  adorn  our metropolis,   there are  iew   that,  exceed  in  charm   Chapliam  Common."        '      '.���������''.'"���������''".  These  are   lhe opciiing words  of air  unfinished novel by Benjamin Disraeli  Earl   of   Beaconslield,   the   publication  of which has bc.<u commenced by" The"  London Times.    It   was found among  the   many   do-cuniinls   left   by     .the  great   To!y   statesman   at   bis  death  in   April,   K 81.    If consists  of  nine  completed   chapters  and   a  fragment  of the tenth.   The,book was composed during   t'ln   last  year   of  his   life,  ; n I lhe   introductory   words   of      the  tenth   chapter   must  ha,q-e   been   amongst  the last  that'came from    his  pen.  "Tire whole, we. arc ������>l-.l, is"care"  fu.ly  written  rn  both  sides  of  large.  note  paper,   with few erasures or  ad-"  dif ions.  So  far .ns can be judged   from   the  20c per box 3 Boxes for 5oc  OCR   PRICE   TODA   Y   FOR  F������E?H'STRAWBERRIES  THROI'OIIOUT THE  STRAWBERR 110 SIC A SOX  \VR SIIAIJ. RECEIVE  DAILY  SHIPMENTS OF  l-RESIl  1>    ICK Ef) . STRAWBERRIES.  QHAL'iTY   WILL   BE   THE   BES   T. "  PRICES   WILL  BE RlflHT,  (MO'J'E) (.Our .--.loie closes al   Sl*\  O'CLOCK,   Saturdays  excepted.  iTS MID  PLUMS  I'EACIIES-  -" BANA'iVA.-      -  *     '      ��������� ORANOES  "' STRAW BE RIMES   "  IM'fsEAI'l'LE  LEMONS  GOOSEBERRIES  : CHERRIES  LxJBtmlL  CABBAGE  LETTLOE  ASPARAO US  FRESH TOMATOES  ONIONS   -    "'N'EW POTATOES  ASHCROFT   POTATOES.    '  ���������'-���������." ;        GREEN PEAS  '���������'CUCCM 13ERS     '   .,  '    ���������  Leave orders for fresh c-can.  BL&IR AND ADAM.  FIRST AVE   &,  ROBERTS ST  HINTS      FOR   'UIE     IK'USEllOLD  Milk will immediately an.l (effectually extinguish    .the flames lroin gaso--  line or  any  form  of  petroleum,   since  if forms an      emulsion  with  the ml,  whereas water only spreads it.  1 A simple remedy for cold fiet. is to  drinkslowly two glasses of very hot  water just before going to bed. 11  will warm and r-jlax the system and  impro\c the circulation.  | A Wolding board makes a very satisfactory  shell'  for  kitchen  or  sewing  -���������room if fastened   " lo the walls with  hinges and chains to prevent its sagging when lowered.  .  When a broom     becomes shorter on  .one side and the ends of the, straw  become, as sharp as needles, dip il  into hot. water, i ri in il evenly with  the shears, and ' you' will have, a*  broom nearlv as good as new.    ,  j To tbe ordinary comhination of am-  oni.i and water, used for rreshenino,-  carpets, add a.tcaspoonftil of Iccro--  sene and thc result, will he still moie  satisfactory.  To ��������� drop medicine without a drop-  j.er shake the, bottle and moisten the  cork.- Willi the we.l end of t.l.c cork  moisten the mouth of the bottle,  holding the coik under the mouth, let  the lluid  pass over  the cork  in dr-op-  'pings.���������Detroit 'Tribune.  W.G. Fraser  NOTICE.  W. T. HEDDLE   CO.  Williams'Block  L.adysmith  Particular-Grocers.  Telephone   1  ���������..i"^^i"2i^-5^������*S^5S52^ri'iSS  .   A   pif-nie   is   to   |.e  given  <������������������.   Sa tur- j c'iirl>'       '���������''������������������!<U-rs,   the   novel   centres  day      -next af     the        Recreation     ro.indihe     person      of   a   proipeetive  grounds,   Duncans,  under  the auspices , statesman,   lo whom, even  now, sonie\  have nol hesitated to' attach a name,  "His memory was vigorous, ready  r.-ii;l retentive, bul his chief ])eculia-  rity was his disputatious temper,  and lhe,Cow r.-f language, which even  as a i-'n'ld,^ was ever at command lo  express hi.s arminienl"���������p d.'script ive  sentence,   which  has  found   repit.ilion,  of Ihe^.adysniih  I.O.O.T.   The train  will'     leag'Ve for  Duncans  al  !l  a.m.  Tickets f>0 cents.  From      this  date  the  undersigned  will   not  he   responsible  for  any   indebtedness      incurred except on       a  tyrittcii order signed by  the secretary  Rowland Mac-bin, -  ^ V.   I.   EXPLORATION  &  DEVELOPMENT  CO.,   LTD.  Non Personal   Liability.  Victoiia, B.  C,  May  LSth,  1005,  y^iill Doat Duildin;  1  Launch and Pleasure,  descriptions for Hire  to order and Repaiiei  Special! I y.  H ARR UP   AND  IIAYEDN.  BOAT      BUILDERS.  Boats  or     all  Bonis   built  Spoon oars a  STRAY RECEIPTS  Cuban' ���������Croquettes���������'I o a cupful of  cold boiled hominy add a tcaspoonfiil  or moiled'butter, and stir it well, adding by degrees a-.cupful of milk till'  all is niade into a soft, light, paste,  add a pinch of salt, one well-beaten  egg, a little celery salt and a pint of  chopped oysters; shape into oval balls  will) floured hands, dip in beaten  eggs then roll in cracker crumbs and  fry in' hot fat. Serve on toasted pilot biscuit, lightly dusted with eay.-  dine.  Asparagus loaf.���������Butler a ' mold,  f|iiarf sizei and line it- with cooked  tips of asparagus, well drained. Cook  together two' ' fcnspoonfiils each of  butter and flour, adding a teaspoe-n-  ful ol salt, a dash of cayenne peppi r  and one cupful of cream gradually.  Let if boil five minutes, remove from  the (ire, add one cupful of rooked asparagus lips and four ege.s thorough"*  ly beaten Turn the mixture carefully info the. mold, and set in a pan of  hot water and cook in a moderate  oven about thirty minutes, or until  Ihe centre is firm. Turn lhe loaf in  uhof dish, . arrange alum I. il little  triangular pieces of bread I hit have  been dipied in beaten eg!- and mill-  nnd browned in hot bul ter. Pour  yellow P-.-cban'cl ^iree ai'ourd U1'  dish and sen i   al  o:n e.  Merchant Tailor.  (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  s. w. p.  means  SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT  Cur  Spring  Stock  has  just  arrived,   and   now  is  a good   time to    paint.  Covers -more and  lasts longer    tlianany other Paint on the market.  LADYSMITH HARDWARE1 CO., Ltd  Charlie    Dunn  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW    SPRING   AND   SUMMER GOODS'.1UST ARRIVED.  Charles  Denn,  of the above, firm,  v isits Ladysmith every Sunday for the  purpose of  taking  measurements  and    seeing customers    personally.    May  be seen at thc  Hotels.     Wc guarantee all stock, and  a perfect fit at    the  lowest possible rales.   Suits from.      $15.00 up.   Pants  from $4:00 up.  All  ���������aml-nia  Di.nn.  Full line of the Latost  supplies   ALWAYS  carried  ���������d" ���������'��������� ���������  by   Mr..  REALESTATE  HIKE, UFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  K10 NTS COLLECTED  D'ISEDS,   WI I.LS,   MORTCi AC! ES,   0 ONTR ACTS  DRAWN.  AND   AGREEMENTS.  JOHN STL WART  CONVEYANCING  P. O. Box 26S  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  tsata  CLOCKS  a shipment, of all kinds of clocks that we will clear  CLOCKS BARGAINS  Fresh   strawberries   al   211 ce.nl>  box al   Simon  Lciser it  Co.'s,   I  hl&iSB3S30Bb~  would  in   a-notorious  once   delivered  over  the    wai-  It]      See our windows for FINE TOILET SOAP  3 CAKES IN BOX, ONLY 20 CENTS  orrison's,' Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   P.LOCK.  ��������� TELEPHONE   6-7  some  ���������speed  nuts and  the wine of Guildhall'.  j    it  was agreed,  in  due course,  that  Joseph   Toplady  Falconet should study for  the  bar���������he having  "left   .be  1 unhcrsily in ablaze of glory  as   ,'n-  ior wrangler,  and  recognized  as   ihe  unrivaled orator of -its mimic Parliament."  A   public  meeting on   lhe  revival   of}  lb" .slave  trade in   the Red  Sea, ha'1-J  ing  l.e.-o  arranged,  Mr.   .Irs-ph   Top-'  lady  FalV_-o.net had the opportunity of  inakin-g a speech, whicli literally electrified  the audience,  JUNE 3rd  at 2 o'clock p. m, at L. Hanson's groc ery,  Nanaimo  WHITE SWAN  .lest   received  al   lo������.   prices - ���������    ���������      !   ,        ,        .  EIGHT-DAY   STRIKING   CI. OClv [   EIGHT  DAY  STRIKING   CI.OCK    (with   alarm   attached)  l-'EPEAT-INO   NIOKLI-"   /. I A KM   CLOCK      -HEGCLAR   NICKLE   ALAR M   CLOCK-  ALL  TIIESI-;  CLOCKS   \UE     FROM      THE   HEST   AMERICAN  FACTORIES   AND   ARE      U ARANTEED     TO      KEEP      GOOD  TIME. ��������� .  f'.OK  $;���������".."il>  $1.75  5.|.:'i||  1    ~  B.FORCrMHER  WATCHMAKER.   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    X   X   X      Ladysmith,   B. G,  GRAMOPHONE .DRAW  SAVE  YOUR  COUPON'-; ---  Next Drawing al, Ladysmiili.  11 Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason  able rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Fresh  CHOCOLAETS  HOn BAKERY  1st   \ venue,   - - r ���������  La4/s*mi'a������  '4  i

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