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 y *" ",  -.4*54.*^  ji=5*"  rcsTsc-ar,���������  .< -..*.��������� r> r .... ^...  4t  ������.���������-.*���������  I DUNCANS &  f      LADSYfllTH }  USOISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.  A  'A'-  L.tfe'   !   '  J^  5-190;  Fhe Daily  LADY5MITH      f  & DUNCANS f  9 t* ���������   '  VOL. 2,  SATURDAY,   JUNE 3, 1905.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  CELEBRATION COM-     [ITS LUSTRE NEVER NEVERT/NTERESTING FACTS OFJACCUSES RUSSIANS  ������r,"  MITTEE AT WORK  They Met Last Night and Traiv  sacted a Considerable Amount  of Business  P*"-:.:**'-".'    ���������  * ,    Reports from [Collectors were Considered Satisfactory, Hose  Reel Question  It Throws  out Heat and  Light and is yet  Intact  All Known Laws are Over  Thrown by Radium Which  Does not Waste  PORTLAND FAIR  The   Exposition  Will   be  Open from June 1st.  till October 15  It Occupies Four Hundred  Acres and Represents  Outlay of $50O,0O0.  In Septemfber next, from the 12th  to the 1-Jth, at Liege, Belgium, will  be held under lhe patronage of the  Belgian, government., (he first international congress ever assembled  for  r tlie   study  of   xadiologv  and ioniza-  At the meeting of Ihe July 1st eel-i collections   amounted   to   $002.85. Ilo|rt,'on.   'j'njs    wjjj    De   "!        ,    ,   .,,  (Cbration committee  last evening Mr. [ thought the loss on last year would  George   llannay    made a  request lor   be about $100.    Mr.  Cowan reported  I  - aii uvi'i-viitiiiuii loi a snooping luui-  iian.t-iii., mi. nannay bcuu uui u uio  cumxumt'e cuuiu uu-i; <in a.|'pioj/ii.i-  non Luc Victoiia c<un ciuo'wuinu  c'oiiie up lb compete anil in all pioi.-a-  lnlii.y ihe Aaiuiuiio ciuh would also  compote. He thought the prize shouin  be a-.sum of aooui ^o. ihe inattci"  will be referred to the sports tom-  iniiLce.  'i'he chairman  then  brought  up the  matter of the disputed ho.se reel r.'ue  and stated      that-the    secretary had  I*'been unable  to get a leply iiom   Mr.  iroin Mr.  Casscll  asking  that gentleman to consent to arbitration,  while  Mr. .Morrison, he understood, iiad altogether declined  to  make any state  ment of*    Ins     case,  asked    what    course"   the committee  weie   now. desirous'oi  pursuing."  Mr.  Fletcher    suggested that tlie race be  run over,   again,  tlie    committee ad-  tliat by the next meeting the collectors would have thc list completed.  Mr. McLean reported that in No. 1  Aliiiie thc sum of $50.CO had Irceii collected, in No. 2 $ll<3. I-le understood that in No. 3 nothing had as  yet been done. - It was estimated  thati the. collections in No. -3 mine  would  total about $75.  It  was   thought  that "with the Victoria    collections   and   private   subscriptions  from  outside people,      the  gathering for Uie reason that it mav  make a radical change in future scientific-study and methods. The dis-  covererof the,present known groups  of radio-active bodies has brought a  new .scientific terminology into existence. Under the inllirence of these  discoveries matter in its physical aspect presents new problems.  The breaking up of physical atoms  in the labaratory shows the atomic  theory to be inadequate to account  for the properties and elementary  constitution  of  Portland,      Or.������������������The     exposition,  commemorative of  the'hundredth anniversary of     the exploration of Oregon country,    is, now open, and is to  continue    until  October  15.   The exposition    occupies    an     area of four  hundred acres adjoining the principal  residence    section' of   Portland, and  '-cpiescls    an  outlay  approximately  of $5,0������()1000.   Of    this vast sum the  United States Government appropria-I  led    about     $500,000,  and an equal  sum    was donated     by the State 'of  Oregon,   'iv,     remainder was  raised  through priyato enterprise.  Of thc gross area devofed to the  cvposition proper, eighty acres are  "ii the mainland and sixty acres form  a peninsula which- extends into  Clou Id's Jate. This lake is a fresh  water body of two' hundred and twen  OF COWARDLINESS  Daily Telegraph's Correspondent Says Nabogat^  off's Surrender was Disgraceful  and   Unaccountable  Rojestvensky was Found Hiding at the Bottom of  a  Destroyer Badly Wounded^Fighting of  the two Fleets |Compared  WILL  ERECT  LIGHTHOUSE  IN HONOR OF TOGO.  ToJvio,     .June  3.���������In      response  to  thousands of suggestions and  inquiries, the Diet has decided  io .erect an  enormous lighthouse on Old no- Island  as a monument to commemorate  Admiral Togo's.great naval victory ov-J  or  the Russian  fleet in. the battle of i  the Sea of Japan.    It is planned      to .  have jl-he lighthouse for a ilistuiicc of j  80 miles  covering  almost  Ihe entire !  ���������scene of  the  battle.    This plan  has  (Associated  Press Despatches.)  [sailors     sticking  on  places  beneath   fore thc battle,  who bad heard from  .high cliffs  in   -remote and deserted   ',���������._  ���������nI1<0   ...   ,,     w     .  I Parts where there were no roads. All i    * SC0UtS  1,,a1' thc Russians  wouM  be off Tsu ���������Islands  the followinovmor-  matter.   An adjust  UJK? , - J    '.tn.v.1      UIJUV    UI    I.VVO'  committee could figure,on getting al-        ,     ������\    fCJe,1Ce lo    the "-^covcries j ty Vres in  cvtent       BBD.���������lwl  frm��������� i ���������   "���������-    ���������������     ������������������������  Pian  nas  and the) phenomena.^! radio-activity W  Willxnrotlc     riv-r ^ flom  been adopted over all.others because  may largely  reconstruct our  theories' sitiD of   ' KlH    T. .'Jy a nari'ow the monument will  be near the scene  as  deriied  from present development   ���������,������������������-.-������������������,.     '"',,,, 7f IHa'n e*p10SIV������n of  the- ba((1������  and  stand  constantly  of physics   and      chemistry.   The ef-   -," 't f-   p?^ %,vn g,;������U      ^f  In  the sight and memory of (be offi-  fects of radium rays  on  Irving orga-      ������h   ',<   , ,    g,      large evhl������4 cers and  men  of" the Japanese navy  ���������   ���������    ^ '���������       ?���������"\ :" :ls,������.f fonveni^  ding $25 to the $75,  the prize of the  j, "disputed race. ���������  \) It was moved .by Mr. McLean, sec-  Pi ouded by Mr. Thornley, that the-mo-  ',' tion of last, week "referring- the matter to arbitlation he rescinded. Carried. "-< ** .  .31 r. Alex    Brydcii thought that the  captains of the two  teams would be  willing    t.o drop    all   claim    to this  money., lie    moved    that    the score,  tary be    instructed  to   communicate  with  the two captains, Messrs.   Cas-  f������   sell   ami    Morrison,    asking thum if  if they would both renounce claims io  the $75 and    hand   the same over to  F\ ithis year's    celebration funds.   If no  It  response is rece veil to the letteVs the  ������" money    shall remain  in the bank until such time as cither team take any  action,  when it is  to be turned  into  the courts.   The motion was seconded  ny  Mr."    1 larrup.   Before   the  motion  fc was  put    various other    suggestions  as    to the way of    settling the tfucs-  ^tion were   made, but. none seemed to  receive   the approval  of   Lhe committee, and Mr. Dryden's motion.was eventually carried.  The collectors  reports  were received.   Mr. Tom Cowan on lehalf of the  city collectors reported that at present thc sum of $-121.50 had  been  sell, cured     since     last  meeting       iiig-ht.  together about  $900.    Thc $200     already in  tha  bank  brings  the  total  to    $1,100.    From   this  sum 25   per  cent    is  to  be reserved,   which   will  ...... _.._,  _    leave the committee with  $825.00 to  The chairman defray the expenses of the celebration. This is merely a rough estimate and the funis may come out  over this sum.  It was suggested that the secretary wiite to Victoria firms for  contributions, but the meeting  thought, it would be advisable" ~ to  send down a couple of collectors.  Messrs. Forcimmci" and Fletcher kind',  ly consented  to make this trip.  Mr.   Lewis., will   under lake   to   collect from"the7'"top-hands"   at     tho  Extension  mines,   while Mr.   ' corge  Maniiya,  who -was- addc.d  to  the general  committee,   kindly  undertook  to  get   subscriptions'from   the-log****|iig  camps, The secretary  was  instructed  to     write      (o  various   other  people  with'a view to, getting .subscriptions.  A  long discussion arose as  to the  time the events on the hunker ground  .should   terminate  and   the  water ov-  ents  commence.    Eventually   it    was  settled     that   the  sports  committee  should  undertake  to  have   the sports  on the bunker' grounds cease at 3.45,  after   which   time   the   water   iiion.s  should commence.    The. chairman r!  the  regatta  commit tec  thought   that  they   would   be  able   to  make   thrngs  fit  in   if  this   plan   was  carried  cut.  The    boys     and girls' sculling i.,ct  could  be run off  in the morning and  after  tne  more   interesting "races  orr  the water could  take  placr*.  The sub-committees arc to. neei.  before next general committee ni'-et-  ing and draw up their programme  with  ainoiinls of prizes for each cv-  the next  of great architectural symmetry,  form the principal scheme. These  j structures are dedicated respect'ivelv  lo agriculture, liberal ai,(* industrial  arts, foreign exhibits, forestry, fine  m-incsand       metallurgy,     territorial  nisrr.s'iiiay have''a bearing on the bi  ological sciences.  Of course this is speculation at the  best. But at present there aie many things unaccounted for, that science'had apparently settled satisfac-  iorily/.The     disturbance    is due  to   ^,7'  ,, m"?"8"'     m;nloria  the  unexplained phenomina attending  C trf jll 'T' "d "^  ,. ,      .,        ������   >v   ���������mci  transportation       Arnnnri   u.������  sutler '    e" elCme",SOr   ma,n   ^"'"i-   ������������     the 0^ edge  That    matter can    'radiate energv   nof^iff '^^ .^ ���������-  without  waste  is  remarkable,     vtt'   nor... ������Mm,,0������s-   'Jhe    admm.stration  that is.^what ������ radium appears to do.  If it does do    ,this, what becomes of  theancient doctrine,   of conservatism "i  of  energy?   Objects   wc  arc   familiar J  with in giving-     off heat ravs reduce ' ,,���������,,.,��������� ,,���������,..-,.  ..   .    . ������ ; A.       ,    i clubhouse oi colonial desieni   occiiDies  their temperature m a short tunc to   _,������������������_,���������, , ,.��������� ..        '*"' o^v1^  a-Commandiiiff position near the main  the temperatuic of     the surrounding ������������������,.,������������������,    mi      V t, .  ,. n   ������������������ . ....       7 cntiance.   Massachusetts,    Idaho and  iiiedium-.   Radium  gives  oli heat iuid   .,,,._,.    ...  ,������������������  , ,        -���������-,.'  u , 4   .      . ���������   i <��������� ���������* i        ...     4-     -      oUlei     states  have handsome struct-  light  rays liidefimtclv   without appa-   ,���������.���������, ���������.���������,,  ril   .     ...     ,   . ...  ,  .rnl     ���������OW4 M ' K    .- ,       , U1 CS     UCU     fiIlt;(1     W't������    CllOlCC    CXli-WtS.  rent eflect     on  the    radiating   .o.ly.   n,, ..., ���������   ..    f .     .     ...       .     .    .  nM ..  ..- .       ,,        ������M tire neck of land which extends   n-  'Ihe source    ol   the   energy,  in other   ir  r,'���������,,,.,    . ,        .    .      .   ,    ,    ,  , *     .     ���������   ' .       .-.i to C'l"1(l s la,a'     1S located tie large  words, appears    to   be inexhaustible. ,   ;1 ,. , s  ,    ,     , ������������������ , bunding which .houses tne government  And   while    appearances     are   by no exj^^i(S  means proved phenomena, the limited      ,,,.��������� f '������������������.,.    ,   .....      . ....  ,   , F ' , ,,    ���������     ihe forestry buri'ding is a veritable  Mipwledge    we    now   possess o   lire   tijllIw!r exhlbil.   For its   ConStruction  propert.es oi     radium and allied elc-  Uvo  mjley fjf ,oes  flwj ^   fect  ments is sullicicnt to warrant -the be-   .-..   .i..,-.,..      ���������',     ���������..    ,���������      .   .   .  in (ii.imeici      and    nftv-two   feet in  lief that     physical    sciences  may bo   i,,,,,,.,,    ���������.���������,.    ���������,:������������������,     f   " , , .  ,   ,.    ...    ,,        ,,        ,   ' icngtii eight   mrles of poles and tons  revolutionized     in the  attempt     to    ,.��������� ..,���������]._���������   ���������,,    . ., , .  1 ol stakes and shingles  were required  to navigation  If there should be a  future   war   it   will   prevent  disasters  similar  to  those  which  ovcrtool   the  transports Hitachi and Sado.     The  ��������� of them were thirsty, hungry nnd  J overwrought. The Japanese i ir  .engaged in merciful search, alone sav  [ed six hundred. The same correspondent says that when the Japanese troops boarded the torpedo boat  destroyer Bedovi, after completely  disabling her, Admiral Rojestvensky  was Hie last man found. He was  hiding at.the bottom of ihe destroyer, and was bleeding freely from  nrany   wounds.  ning,  and   knowing  that all  his  preparations      were    complete,      slept  soundly.  ROJESTVENSKY  IS  MUCH  IMPROVED.-  Tokio,  June 3.���������Rear Admiral Rojestvensky  is resting vvcli  with     no  dangerous  symptoms  and  his  speedy  lecovery seems certain.    The officers   ,������������������   ���������,���������llunv/]i.       of  lhc Russian  battleship   Orel  have  Fl.'L   AND UNACCOUNTABLE jf!eclinc,(1 lo accept parole.   They li-ve  The correspondent goes  on to say: Y**" ^'������n  a" ad,,ilio,lal ^7 *o iur-  n   .- ,...,   ...    ...    .   .T    I ther consider the quesliou.  SURRENDER WAS DISGRACE-  'It  is understood   that Admiral  Ne-  bogatolT, who is grateful for the kin<I  treatment given  him,  by  order     of  lighthouse   will   be  erected   bv  popii-IUie A,ika'ln   wil1  be  oJI*-w������-*<   <*>  pro-  Im- ������iihcr.Hn4iAn    ���������i���������-..i.  :,   .-_ ',...,-.._.,cc*ecd  home  within  a few  davs.      I-Tis  building, containing the executive offices, is situated at ' one* end of the  beautiful c0lloinvde entrance.  Ten stales have pavilions.   The Oregon    building,  which  is a handsome  lar subscription,  which it is believed  will  be open   throughout  Japan   to  morrow.  SOME SICKENING SIGHTS  AT THE  RECENT  BATTLE.  CLAIMED  THAT NEBOC.AT0FF  RAN   OUT  OF  AMMUNITION  St. Petersburg, June :*.��������� The state  ment that the ammunition ou board  Rear Admiral Nebogaloff's ships was  exhausted when he surrendered was  received heir   with  some    elh-i",   iHs-  surrender was disgraceful and unaccountable. Examination ol the ships-  show that tne guns were rusty ,,-.1  the  bottoms   of  the  vessels  covered   >  with seaweed,  but there was noLrk   li0in&  one      of the  conditions    n,*u"  London, June 3-The Tokio corres"1,0'' r,fi,,tiMg resources*   Tl,crc       '*'erc  ,which* according to   tlie Russian na-  pondent  of the  Daily   Tclcgraih   to-'^'T,������,   a'"nn,",Uo;1 a,1(l  n0 ir���������c?   .regulations    a commander is allowed  -���������"-  ~----    -    ������1A^C1Z^^ the other conditions be-  Telegrapl,  says   f,���������.   the  captain    ^Z^^o^^TL^'  the armoured cruiser  Imitri   Dunskoi  There were still several business hou- ent and submit the same at  the ne  ses to visit, and Mr. Cowan   estinia-meeting.  The general  committee wi  .      l        -il.,-,. wllOll    till-        {.'A\i\t.\ c\\ o     lloll   i lll>n    rlnP.ifl.'.   Illw-ln    I.tin    nl'iM'^mn.A  completed  their  rounds.  K$500 would  be  in  hand.  ill  collectois had then decide upon the program me.  J'completed  their  rounds   the   stun  of      The   next   meeting   will   take   place  "      *    Last year's on   Monday next at 8  o'clock  p.m..  Standing in. one of the ^pacious corridors of this building supported -by  a giant fir and cedar columns six fect  in diameter and forty feet in height,  the visitor cannot fail to be impressed by the originality of the architectural style.  Columbia court is the great central'  MoNEWS OF  YACHT APACHE  (she Hns  not. Been Sighted  Since May the  ft I22nd --  SITUATION  IN NANAIMO  The United "^Miiie  Worker8  State Their If ambers  V  solve the new mysteries of matter  thus presented. The deliberations of  this congress at Liege will no doubt  attract wide attention. It will be of  importance to  science and  scientists.  o- -    ���������  IN THE  BRITISH  HOUSE  01^  LORDS  London,     June 2���������Tn the House of   plaza of the exposition, and it is sit-  Lords      today,  Lord Newton.   (Con.)   "atci1    |Je(^'-,C"  the     agriculture and  . . ...       the liberal    arts buildings.   Its main  spoke concerning)     the recent mission   .    , , . ,   "  Icatures are two wrdc avenues, be-  of.Afghanistan headed by Louis Dane, twcen whkh are spacioiIS suilkc_h gar-  Secretary of Foreign A flairs or-In-|(|cns, -with numerous fountains- and  diau government, and criticized -the symmetrical'beds of gorgeous (lowers  treaty, which he said placed Great I'assiiig through this court one comes  Britain in a'difficult position, be- d'011 a Parapet at the lreack.of a.scr-  cause the Ameer at anv time might ius ()i terraces of velvety lawn slop-  bring on a crisis, foreign-Secretary iHK lo ,he C(lSc of tl,e M<c' Cead-  Lansdowne    said     the    mission  had   ���������"&' ,lown  flom   ' liis- parapet  lo     an  i!  boat-landing is a broad, stair  day'sends  interesting additional    de  tails     of  the  naval   battle  received  from Moji,  Sasebo and  other ports.  It  is stated that when Rear Admir-'. i       ��������� ,  ol  Nrbogato, surrendered,  tbe   Rus- *',* ^J'!TtX\ot^^"irnitV - ^  iS  bu���������������������  ^'the water's edgo  ;Xis v"(; rusSs ������; thd,r,top",nc s^ ^^^UvT\Z:an;i -^ *>������*���������  topi.iasis   with   Russian- flags  below   'f.,,,...!   in   fl,.  ,.,���������,i,i    <i  them.   The crews  were drawn up  in '^   "   Ue}Work'>   1!'e crews  ������*������e  parade order on  the decks and some ! ,-T ,braVC aS  <0 aPpcar   al"  of thesailois were wavin, whi |T-f lht* ^T"' a'IKl "^ h'Uman-  fl-iP-s n.n ������.i.,i* rr ��������� 4i . \ . ,hc crew of U'C oruiser Ural des-  m'-n^Si       rl, 7ad!Cri,"=  how   ">rce 12-inch  shells  com-  "SZli fi       SPCC adC     pi*ic]y  llisabled  t������>o  vessel  and sent  i ne coiicspondent  of  the oauer  who  i.���������,.   ,     .i     ,   ... ...  wi I lun^r .-I   ih������������������   i���������hi     ������. i\   .   ,       ,ftcl   l0   the   bottom   rrrsidc   of   forty     ''"   l"^ ^"us  arm caics,   oui, uie Act-  w������r^n*^    ifL,   ,i    7..- ���������Ulinulcs-   AU  ������lori������������. the Telegraph's   miralty will not admit that itbas re  WclLUS   SUllSCt.   \Vii6It   1IH1   fiflii.nuj*   ivnc . I  most fierce,    here  wer      o       sickenS .c"jrresP������������������'c������t  says.contrasls   the  ac-   ce.ved  any  informal ion  tending     to  imr ,sr,rl,i������   i ,.vnn,i   i,, curracy   ot   the     Japanese-   gunnery     substantiate  them.   The officials ad-  dent .l^.-rii..^  Bnmn ������������������i,,���������������:���������      '    .������''o, were outfought and out manoeti-   tr.n  her and work her guns, And vvnen the  water's edge  Nevertheless,  most  of the naval  men continue   to  be of the opinion that the sea cocks  should have   been  opened   and      the  ships   sunk.  Stories of mutiny on boaid the  Russian vessels continue to circulatw  in the clubs and cafes, but the Ad-  dent described  some pathetic scenes  He   saw  exhausted   fugitive  Russian  , v-ci-cd     at   all  points.    It  is  stated  that Admiral Togo on the night be-  ied oil' (be coast of Madagascar,  and that a mimibcr of tli.-m were shot  by Admiral  Rojostver.sky's orders.  -,-    , o     .p.     '.-..ii,, ,���������       Tlw!    situation   with   regard   to  the  New   ^ oik,   June   3.���������Ilie    I ribunc,  says:  "Frit s oi" l-Mii.und Randolph, lVoal mnie ������''������'������"Hy  "'   this eity  took  jthe owner of the bark rigg-god auxil- , "o nc-w phase yesterday except     the  yacht1   Apache,   which   sailed    actual assumption of negotiations by  [from   Sandy Hook  lightship  at  noon   (he iniit������d Mine Workers for the men  ,> May  17  in   Uie  race  for  the  Em-  ^   Ui(j 1.k.rald <>f  ||,ero.r s cu,i, are beg.nning    o be anx-  (iJC1Jeulc(|   arier   ^   ^  ions  for her surely,  foi   all  of     the ,,      n,.,,n,.  .���������,���������.<,-���������.,  ,i,      ��������� , ,   .   ,  i- ...        ... nic  puuiic  meetiikj   1 he   nrcit   before  other  yachts  have  finished  and    the ,,,,,..   (l-      ...   .*".,.   .    Uf-"   LC101C  \      ,     , ,    , ��������� i .   i     ��������� ll1'11  ,lie.v  lcl1' Justified  m   taking un  Apache,   has   no,   been   sigh led   since .-, ..   ., \,   ������..   '  , ,    . ,,,,.', !l,e call"C! ol   the men,  from  the fact.  lie was> las , repork-d  by  lhe steam- fi  '..  .,,,,��������� i.,,,   , ,    ; ...       r   .,  _'     , .     ,.       ...        . i"  ,. ., thal   {luy nu" a majority cd  the men  ler Columbia at seven  o clock  im   the ���������        (i,,.,-,.   ,���������,;n���������     .n,���������     ,���������������������������        ,   ,  T        .         r ���������r       oo   i      ii            .i   . union,     ihev   were   asked  norn.ngo   May   22nd.    It^ was  tb, . lR)W , mnm|jers  ji lat.  40.2) .north,    ong   50,>(1 west.   (|irec(   answe[.   ^  ���������Besides     Mr.   Ranoqlph,   her   owner     was aIlfl0lH1Ccd  lhat anioetin^of the  the     Apache    has   on      board  Royal       ion   woU,(,   be  lu,,d   th(?   ^  ���������Phelps      Carroll,   an   old   yachtsman wk.���������,   ������������������t,  ���������r m,���������  . ,     .    ,  t. r  ..       . v- ,. .      ���������,w'"-*n any of the men   who  had  not  hornier owner of  the sloop Navahoe; jn:nml ���������_,.i,i ,.    ��������� ,    ,      ,.   . ..  L ,  ,    .-.    .-,... ,, ,,   , joinetl,could do so, and also tint the  ttalph   N.   Ellis,   another  well  known lH .        ...  i:   ;, .        ...   . i  ,���������   i Inallcl      ot   manjng   the   number  of  ,-ach sniaii   who   wil    be   I'emembclciil fi.���������:,.     ���������,���������,���������,������������������,. , ,. ,,  i .    .     ...     -.,     .        ���������     7- membership  public  would  be  its     mas-tor    of  tIn-   Afeadow   I look coll.si(im,(|.    This   meeting   was   held  louniis;   .Stuyve/ant  Leroy    U.   Hum- ye.sterd,y    afternoon    in   (he     Free  side Poller, W.  Gordon  Fellows, Jos- ,������r���������s���������  ,.������������������    ...... "   UU,   , ' 'Ct  r. i    ii-.. i   ,-���������>      ,<> . o '  W,ll(-1'  was crowded      to  hh  Jkirreman  and  Dr.   Watson      B. lllt.     (loors   wit|      , J  vlorns.   J. n. Mc-Donell  is captain of   wIl0   ilU,n,(Io(I.     ^    *���������' B^���������������  l-he yacht- and he had a crew, of some  the   secretary,   Mr    J    McLean    sii'rt  ff  mC"i,',;i,t'  f'Jll(hfi   was   lorm^y    i"  reply to an enquiry, that ������mV n  ho     Vlntehcalhcr,   a   British   yacht    ov,r  H00   ���������   Jn >���������'      ftl   ^ h������������  built in Glasgow. '      '"  l-Vireign-Secretary  the in  achieved the main object for which  it had been dispatched. Great Britain had'assumed Ihe well-defined liabilities to go to the Ameer's assistance in the event of an unprovoked  attack upon Afghanistan and the foreign relations of Afghanistan were  under British guidance and control.  DUCHESS   CECILIA  ARRIVES   AT   BERLIN.  Berlin, June 3.���������Thc business of the  government  paused   and a million  oi  so oi persons took a half holiday to  welcome   an   eighteen-year   old  girl,  ���������the   Duchess  Cecilia  of Mecklenberg-  Schwcrm,  who will some time, most  probably,  be German  Ennpress.    1-Icr  way  was strewn   with, roses,  a choir  of children sang     her a greeting, the  old  guilds wilh their emblems of the  trades lined the route, artillery dully  sounded in an immensity-of cheering,  while   at      the  end   of  her  progress  through the people,   the imperial family and the great tersoiiages of state  joined  with  the  Emperor and      the  Crown Prince,   ������������������"rederiek William,  in  receiving  her  at   the  palace.  HURRICANK  KILLS  MANY  PEOPLE      IN   NATAL.  orna  case  flanked   by   massive  balustrades.  On  each  side of   the staircase       are  masses o-r ever-blooming  trees.  1   Perhaps   the  nearest approach  to a  (������������������".plica  of classical  architecture       is  found in,the oriental exhibits palace.  The style  of  this   building may     be  tnrnied     Corinthian.    The   Eurojoan  and   agricultural   palaces   are  conipo-    ���������       ...        t n .  ,   ,  ,  ..       h comnritt.e ot five appointed  bv  site. ���������  RUSSIA'S  FINANCIAL  LOSS  AS   RESULT   OK   FIGHT.  London,   June  3.���������According  to     a  despatch  to  a local     agency      from  Durban,  Natal,  the death  roll     from  the  hurricane   which  recently   swept  over Natal, and the subsequent bursting    of the reservoir     at P-inetovvii  was nearly 500 Hindoo laborers   and     50   Europeans. \t\\YZ OLD WORLD CHANGES  mamaamaamawamaaaamamamaaammaamamamm I ()\V N ER RI 11P  SI.   Petersburg,   June   3.���������The  St.  Petersburg    Gazette    estimate Russia's tiiiiiuoi-al  loss, as a result of the  bat lie of   the  Sea  of Japan  at  $73,-  5(10,011(1.  NEGOTIATING   FOR VSETT LAMENT  OF  THE   STRIKE.  Chicago,  Ills., .June 3.���������Negotiation  along  lines  for a set!lenient   of,     the  strike   were   under   way   today.      A  the  teamsters' joint council with full  powers to icfiecl a peace compact  with the department stores awaited  the appoinitueiit of a similar committee  to ,,01. for the merchants.  The   teamsters' committee Was appointed   afler   the   proposition'     had  been     fully  coiis-idci'ed   by   the  joint  cbuiicil.   The committee planned     to  EDDIE HANLON GETS  THE   DECISION  He Fought Young Corbctt to  a  Standstill in Frisco  Last  Evening  Thc Match was an Even one and  Closed with Both Men  all but out  San   Francisco,   Cal.,   June  3.���������Eddie Ila-nlon fought Young Corbett to  a .standstill     here last  night  during  the   last      lew   rounds   of  a 20-round  contest, and g\>( a hard earned decision from   Referee  1 Ionian  at  the end  of thc 2111 h round.   The light was ru  exciting-  one   from  start   to   finish.  During the first part of lhe contest  Hanloii   had   a slight   advantage,   but  ignore  the  Express companies  if  lhe.no harm was done to cither man un  employees association will agree to  entertain such an agreement. President Shea, of the Teamsters'  Union,  sett lenient.  SUICIDE AT  most 100 of which had been received had- been given them.  at yesterday's meeting.   Mr. McLean J    w^nes-day  morning   thc  Vancouver-  said    this     proved   that  the. United  lyvoi'Id     newspaper  formally changed  Mine Workers,  as   a union,  had      the hands,   Mrs.   J.   C.   McLagan,   presi-  confidence   of   a very   large   majority  '<|ent of the World   Print ing and  Pub-  of  the underground  men,   and  he bop-  ijs],j.���������,,.  C'ompanv,   delivering  over  to  ed  now,   that all  obstacles  would  be  j_. D.Tavlor and his associates, who  removed   to   opening  up  direct   ncgo-"!,.,_ve entered  into an agreement with  tiations with the Company, n In fact, ;t.|K,"   o](l   company. to   purchase   Mrs.  it was learned later that a commit^ MeLagan's      interests.    It  is  under-  tee had  been appointed  to   wait   on  .'stood,'that  the World  will  be condtic  Manager^Stock-ett   and  request  that  ' (w| ljy Tj.   n, Taylor as manager and   named  Hoi ten, lately a barekecper al  negotiations  be opened up,   but       it!Mr.   Victor   W.   Odium,   editor;   Mr.   tlle   Aiderlea   Hotel,   committed   sur  could   not   be  learned  what  answer   B.   F,  Dickens  taking charge of the  Joflicet  til      lhe   11th   round.    Then  I-Iarilon  rushed Corbett to the ropes, ..but the  Denver  man  stalled  Ilanlon   off  and  denied  any  knowledge of  the plan of , blocked a number of/stomach punches  rnHlnm.,.,1 :(.���������,...���������. I. _ j       . , ...  about even.   Hanloii land-.d left   and  nght  to   (he jaw,  but   did  no  harm,  l'iie   lfit.li  round   was Corbel I's.   The  ���������I7th   was   llanlon's.    The  181 h      was  about even,  although t'orhetf had 'a  ���������shade  the     IviM tru: of it at thc end  The  l<)th and 2������t-h were, all .llanlon's  All durinj the jOth he'stood up close  to   Coilx-d,  pounding awav  al;     the  Denver boy's slomacii.   Corbett    was  tired and conld  not hit- biick.  In the  20th      Hanlon   came   up strong   and  went  rig-hi   at  his  man.    They" stood  |breast   to  breast,   each  with his head  to   the  other's  shoulder  and  slugged  i Corbett     g-ot  to   the  centre  of  the  ring and  in a mix-up  put   left     and  right  swings on   Hanlon's jaw.   Han-  ion  wen I   to his  knees  and  took the  pv-r T|yj^ a n.*fo ,co,lnl   of  "ine-    He-came   up   fighting  i-/UlN-o/\l>IO  and  in  spite of  Corhctt's  strenuous  j prior Is   to" put   him   out,   he finished  Duncans, Jan. .3.���������(Special)���������A man   lnn ,'oUik1 s'l'"ong.    For the next four  rounds  Corbett went, a|  his man and  in   the l'-Jt-h had   Hanlon   very   tired.  cide in an outbuilding here today by   Ha''10" .braced  up  in the  fourteenth  ,          >wiii   iiil.  ^llinu        a.(  blowing out his  brains  wi'.b      >,M.)'- ia"d se^nL>li   {������ have-a slight  margin   Hanlon  in  the  last few  round's  out  yor,   Np cause is k^otyn for Uio   i'.t, ( ������^r ,'''orljctt-   The. 15th round   was fought Corbett.  for   all   that   was   in   them.    Hanlon  was   the  stronger, and  forced  Corbett  around the room,  playing a Iiyely ta-  too on hi.s stomach.    He  fought  Cnr*-  bett against the   ropes  and "had  him  at his     mercy.    Corhi-lt  came very  near  going  off  the   platform,       but  staggered   back to  the centre of the  ring.       The round  closed  with both  men  all   but out.    The,decision  was  :vpopular  one  with   lhe  crowd,       as  I j DAILY LEDGER  ���������W���������  THE DAILY LfOGER  Publisned   every day except Sunday.  BY       THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  BO cents  a month,    $5  per  year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.        '    SATURDAY,   JUNE 3,  1005.  DAY SCHOOL"  Usual subjects taught;~~also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water ^colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv-  en in classes er individually.'  MISS  BERTRAM,  ladysmith. B. C.  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, P.  O. E.    :���������:       :-:        :���������:       :���������J  Meets In the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C H.  Rummings.  Via the peoples' favorite  EQUITABLE  LIFE   ASSLR-  AXCE   SOCIETY:  New  York,   June   3.���������Liberal      extracts are published  today ot  lhe ie-  porl  made,to lhe .Equitable Life Assurance     Society     diiectois   by   the  Fi ich  investigating  commitlee.     The  ii-jioi I  consists  of  thiily-cight   punted   ]).''g'-s.     lis   piinciple   points   lol-  low   closely      the   outline   roiecaslci  .sL-vei.il     d'avs  ago.    In  closing,   the  column lee   dcelaied   excessive   salaries,   cxiessive commissions,   c'cessiv.o  espensis,   .superfluous   ollices   should  not  1-e lo'.i-i.iled.    Investments should  be (.ui'full\   nitide and .ill   Ihe usual  loiin.rl   piecMiilions   employed   to   m-  ,uie   lire   local mm   of   the   moral   ics-  poiisilnlily   ol   the   ollieci-s   who      aie  (h.ugi'd   u-ilh      the   duly   of   making  Ihcm.      The  eomniitlce,   having   pui-  si:cd   ils  iiiNCslig.ilion  siilhciently far  ler foii\iii("e  H   that .the   peisoiial    of  Ihe  m,iiM!i,/'iiii'iil   .should   be radically    teni  ol  lefoim and   the adoption     o  changed and  the methods ol conduct-   1ilf. jr.,i.-|  stamlaid     Mi     I).  Cas.-sus  ing      Uic    business   of     tlie   Society  brought find, lo sound, legal and eih ^  ical lines,  begs lo  be relieved     lioni ( *l ������*- ^J     ^  fui I her delavs.    , " i  ��������� * ITIIE   CN'FORTl XATI-:   H.W  Loadca, Toronto, Montreal, Wiaciptg, Vaccotnrer, St. John. N.B.  imiaiammiimt^^-^rriiivsBaam  31  PRESS   0!"  RUSSIA.  Ictliis fiom Russia m some ol Ihe  DIAMONDS  WHICH   FALL j  FROM THE   SKY. '  The Diablo meleoritc,  says Search- ' no,VS;Mp,ls  llltiw a,,VIn  ���������lt.. .' (who,  1U.1U,  contains small  diamonds  ,., (is- _ ^^  ^   ^   un, *   suies   cf   1   c   metal   connected       by ^^^  ^  ei.u-Ls   to   the  nucleus   of  sul  hide  ... , ^ 1L.pIlM.lllc���������  as expos,,  lion.    Il seems ,likely,  then,,that su - j  liln-r  has  displaced   ihj caibcn   horn   |  cirhidi'  oi   iion.    The   meleioile also ,  contains     phosphoi i s     and   silicium,   |  which  iiiiftlil   inli-i \ ene in   the sepeia  lo  . ci.iist.uil   .strain   by   day  and   nighl  "iuili  of her  tunc is occupied   in con-  oli>.������   hrr   husband   and   in   uispir iiil,  I lum     K.'ilh   coinage.     She, pi ep.ius  .    ", ,, .,        ,,      ,-,   | foi il   Loi   lum,   ns   he   is   in   coi-.slant  tion ol caibon.    Bv   melling Swedish-��������� .,,������������������,,  ,-,    * ,i i       , ,i      i   iii ai     of    -poi.-soiv    find     .^sisls     in  iron   in   an   electnc   ciut-ible   and   ad-i . .  ,  ,   , ... 'e.civ   del.nl   or   his   toilet   since      lu  ting  sulphide  oi   nen,   then   plunging,       ��������� ,,���������..,,���������,,.  ,   "*        ., ,        , .       ,   ,  ,     ,r ���������       i.il-Ii lists  eveiv  act   of   lus  s.-iv.uits,  the  ciucrble   into  coLI   Wulcr,   Mo:s-  .san   obtained   little   diamonds.      Thc  cold   water   pencil r ti'ng   the   carbon  crucible  cooled   the   iron   lovvaid   its  heai I,   whoic   lhe  li.und  carbon  soli-  dilied  in  the fmm of diamonds.  Diamonds obtained by adding sulphide of iii.ii aic Iile those made  with jut it, but there are moie. of  them. Diamonds made made by ad-  dil-'on of silicium jro moie irregular  in loim. The addiiion of phosphide  of iron gave no diamonds. T>I. Mol.s-  san concludes tha carbon, at oidi-  naiy pu-ssuie, cubniiltnl to a high  tcmperatuie, vapuir/os and yields gia  ])bile, whereas caibon liquefied undci  high  picssuic  yields   diamonds  AMBASSADOR  OF  MEXICO  TO   UNITED   STATES.  Mcmco      City,   June  3.���������Piesident  Dm:--  yes lei day appointed  Joaquin I).  Casantis to bo ambassador of  Mexico  to  ihe  United  Slates   lo succeed  the  late  .Manuel   Aspiio/     The   new  min-  i.->tei   is   an emiiicnl  jurist,  hlciatuic  and    ccouomisl     lie   was  secrctaiy-  gener.il   of   Ihe   I'.in-American  conference  whnh  met  in  this city  in   DOT.  Ilis    conli il.iilioiis   to   the  cuircney  qucslion have boon an important fac-  loi   in chapmg -the govcrnmerrt's policy   in   iegai-1   to  the   moncnlary  sys-  had   rCjiiescnt'.'d  himself  to  be a second   cousin   to   Airs.   Brown, and   up-  ale ri])  hi.s  new  duties  be-  on hei   death he look  possession     of  , Jic-i   bouse and all  her pioperty     He  allciw.uds   announced   Ihe   discovery  Of a will   (i-iovtd  lo be a bogus one)  osiublishiii'n   his  tight   to   the  piopei-  ' l\    Tln.ii      mallcis      took   a curious  ,(111*11.    The iMonks at   Mount Mcllcray  with      the  except ion   of   the  GU-...1   Alastci,   aie   undci   avow   of  peiiclual -silence) sent word   to    Mr.  Al. n un,   whose son   was  ft ineniLer of  lire  onlei,   that !Wis.   Brown  h.rd  left  ���������i cupel    bag in   the   monaslciy      in  tho j car   1901    Air.  Mamiix  informed  the monks  that  Alis.  Drown had died  'on;.-   months   pieviously,   whereupon  Ihe abbot .sen I   the bag down  to the  oflici" of the solic-ilor   who bad charge  i-l   lhe   woma-i's estate.    On  opening  1 lie   bag   the  solicitor  found   that    it.  containod a Post Oilier Savings Bank  account foi i"52 Ills., ���������deposit receipts  for  .Uiidb', -and  a will   by  which     she  U-ri   evci y'hing  to  th-o monks  ot     the  nin..-asleiy   in   Juno,   l "(10,   and  upon  I hat      Mis.   Blown   had   visited   tbe  nioii.isloiy   in  June,   1908,  and  upon  leaving,   cxpicssed   her  intention     of  kav ng ell  her properly to   the monk  nor   leLil-ncb   having  no claim   upon  her  The abbot  lec-tirstcd  one of   lhe  in rests   to copy out an old  will  that  t'icy   had  in  the men'.story   to alike  ci'iect,   and   he   gave   it to   her   when  hhe aaain  vuiled  the monastery     in  .May,   L)()l.    She then  L-ft   behind the  carpel    bag,   and   obtained,  a receipt  loi   il   fiom  the abbot.    In  thc event  ������������������ Plans,   Specifications and  De- ������������������  ������������������ tails     furnisherd for all kinds ������������������  ������������������ of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  ������������������ Line "  ��������������� C.  B.   ROBELEE,   Carpenter ������������������  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady- ������������������  ������������������ smith.  B.  C. ���������*  U 11 >: S ��������� ������r   M:i nagmen  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly   First Class.  Commeicial Mens'  headquarters.  Fire Proof     Building.  I  Overlands  Daily  2  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at 8 p. in. or 11 p. m..  TICKETS SOLO TO ALL POINTS  Shortest     unite to    Feinie, B. C,  and  ALL KOOTENAY1" POINTS.  For rates,     folders,     sleeping car  leservations and all  information call  on or address  S.  G. YERKES,      E. It. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle. Wash. Victoria, B.C.  {���������die sii'>'eriliLn.'l.s   the   tailor   and     the  jl.iundress, as well as  the baihei.and  al tends   lo evoiy want   of her infant  s-ii',   whoiii   she   iiv.is   hor-.elf.      Foi-  ie.oilv   she lolt   bul  'litlle  fm   l'lo nui-  '-vs     t.o  do;   now,   it   is   said,       -she  sc.uc-ely  allows lhe female  tuloiulanls  li  appioach   ilie child's   ci.ullo.    The  c/ar  is   lepi.rtod   lo  have  a greater  liar foi  his son  iban foi  him--elf.  He  reai-^   ihot  the loss of his hoir.whoni  he    has    so-- long   vainly   o\|'oclod,  would  cause   the  outbroai. of  a ievolution  in eveiv coiner of  lhe ompite,  even among const i vativcs  -o-  P.OAIAXCE   OF  A  MYSTERIOUS   WILL  A   will   deposited   in   acaipel   bag,  and  kit  bv  a woman   al   the monas-   *>i   l-"s  w,ll being proved   Mr.  Barry  u-rv of lhe silent Monks  of  Fer.m.y, ,K-      f-   told   ll.c Coarl,   thc monks  cngjeod   tbe   aftoi.tio'..,  ol   ll.c   lush   .would  not   take  the mc-ney,  and    he  '"' " next   of  kin  wore qui Ic satisfied.  Ev  idence having been given,  defendant's  counsel   oxpros'-cd   themselves   satisli  PpiUte  Couit.    The  slcry    ld'atrd  was  a lomaiuic  one,   and  airs.-  out  oi  a recnt   tnal.    On   Feb.   18    1!(U,  a woman      named   Matgaiot   Blown  diud at  Fcimoy. and some months l.i  tor  <i    man   named   'l h mias  O'Koorc  was     chaiged      with   foruing a   will  which      appealed   to   establish      hi.s  (.ljrrn   lo   the   property   lcfl   by  IMis.  Brown        O Ketlr  was  found  guilty  and -entcncc.'l  to pciel  servitude.  He  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. YA illiainson, Prop.,  1st Ave,      Ladysmith  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-moddUed. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Oranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1���������4.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������R*tea $1,25 nnd $1 50���������  Fit-ebuato all uteamboat landings ami  ��������� uilA-h-. ds-i-ois.    Electric care eveiy tivi  !i.t:.u>tfc uj all pariH ol   the ci'y.   Bai  a:-.l t*b!.' unt-xcelltd.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,  VANCOUVER  B,- C.  HiLBERT  'SGr?^*^"^^'--*-*^-1'���������  Public Notice  AtlP.ilion is called  lo the    fact that the  Ogiivie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers of  ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have Mr some Line  past boon producing flour in a    vastly   improved  and   puiMcd  lo. hi  by  .be aid of   l2LRCrRi:iTY  ami having secured control of all the basic pa.enls relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising   lhe  public   that  any .*..na..th-  ori/cd users of the electrical (lour purifying, processes will be pro-  ������ccu ted.  Ogiivie Flour Mills Company limited  are tho only miilers in Canada whose vFlour i������  I purified by tho Electric pracass  ��������� k/������sr*"i"*E?")^^ !  ed   lhal   the   will  bo   duly   executed,  and   it   was  admitted   to   probate,  s"  PAINTING,   PAPEK  ETC.  rlANQINQ  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  E. SMITH, Prop.  Thi  Kcf.-I   has    been, completely    Board and  lodging $1.00  per i! ..-.  reiiovaU-d  HOTEL   PRETORIA  P.ar   Supplied  with   the   Host   Wines,  Liquors and  Cigars. 1st Avenue :-:  :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Covering Old Surface*  We have Just received a large ship-  .neiit of the ��������� famous Melrose Licpiid  Paints, lho lust on the market at  '.l."> per iijalloii. We also jliaiwlle Manic Loaf brand of varnishes, buggy  paints, etc., in fact we-have everything lo beautify the home,  Wallp.-ipors .from Uic to $.1.0(1 per  Poiiblo Roll.  Pain! inc- nnd paporl-ariging done at  reasonable rates, at  HARRY KAY  FIRST  AVENUE  HtNKY'S NURSfRiTS  NEW CROP-  fiome Grown Be  Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD     and   FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE   AND  HARDY  PLANTS.  P'or Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road.  Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  The* be sure your tickets read   via  the  F flcB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO, *l\DYSM!Trl  TRANSFER OE LICENSE  Notice is" heieby given that at the  nevt sitting ofthe licensing Court  to be held at Ladysmith, 1 intend to  make application for a transfer of  the retail liquor license now held by  me for the premises Known as tbe Pilot Hotel, situate on Lot 0, block  J2G Ladysmith, B. C, from myself to J. B. Thomas  GEORGE  II ANN AY  Ladysmith, B. C, 13th' May,, 1005.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government     and  Yates  St*".,  Victoria, B. C������  3  Trains  Transcontinenta1  Trains  Daily  m  HF%  13^  .%*  Ma  Geo. Roberts, 3������  Prop  Dealers in  Pianos and  Organs?,. .  Ladysmith, B. C.  The  only   Hue 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  asb your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  Agent,  ���������151 Yesler 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 lo all paints L;'ast and'  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and  berths leseivcd.  Only direct route to Yellow-stone  Park. Cheap rates from all points  East! from March 1st to l\5a.'y IGth.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Very low rates  now in elioct. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For  further  particulars call  at the  oi"  or phone No.  450.  A. D" CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., General  Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria,  B.C  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bai  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  JOTICE is hereby given  that at  the  cxt sitting of  the  Licensing  Court  he. held at Ladysinith, 1 intend to  pply for a transfer' of the retail liquor license now bold by me for  the premises known a.s the.  Central Hotel, situate on Lot -I,  Block 2'),  Ladysmith,  B.C.,  from- my-  oir to David ]|. Davies and from  lhe  sa.'d   Central   to  tfie  New    Wcst-  rii   Hotel,   situate  on   Lot  f>,   Block  8.   Ladysmith,  B.  O.  FRANK   BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B. C, May 2nd, 1905.  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo M\w^  Time Table No. 54,  TAKING  EFFECT Til   URSDAY, APRIL 1.3,  1103.  ******* e������������ ' *  Northbound Southbound Northbound Sat. Sun. Southb'd  Lea^ve Daily Arrive   Leave ( and Wed.        Anive  A.M.      P. M. P. M. .   P. M.  Victoria      0:00,12.00 Victoria   4.80   7.55  ShaAvnig-an Lake     10.20 10.46 Sluuvnit-an Lal.e .... 5.17 6.46  Duncans    ;      11:00   10 02 Duncan   ���������...  5.55,5.55  Ladysmith       11:57    9.10  Ladysmith ]...  ._.....   fi.45  5.00  Nanaimo          12:40    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. 1 or at 1.30 p. m.  Excursion rates in effect to all points, good going Saturday and Sunday,  returning  not  later   than Monil day.  GEO. L. COURTNEY. /  Traffic  Manager.  ^^.-f^^i.'**-^*^.-*^.-*-^*-"^.^  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, dOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  ladysmith; b; c.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  "������  9.  %  *������������������  9  '4'  \    * CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  %   .        General Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE.        |  Smelter Manager. |  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY .  WORK PROMPTLY nr     \  Leave orders at'the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI0RS  HIGH STREET.  ;���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������j  KATES"$2 oo PER DAY  o.WlI'fv <: ROOMS  BAR SUPPLIED WITII BE-T  WINES, I,IQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor. LADYSMITH, B. C.  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  |PHONE 66 *��������� .      LADYSMITH *  *  *  *  *  *  ������  WM. MUNSIE, President  J. "W.  COBURN, Man.  Direetor  TelephoneJ46.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   F1DD1CK   AND  LADY SMITH-Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     ol���������  Rou:,h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  bhingles, Mouldings, Etc., ofthe Best Quality.  Reasoned   and   Kiln  Dried  Flooring      and   Finishing    Lumber  ia    StocL,  "^  HE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8700,000 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 at Par at any office inC.  nada ofa Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at. the principal banking- pointy  11 the United. States.  KHOOTIAHLK AT A  PIXKIVRAT8  A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC* , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of reniittln   small sums of money  with safety and at small   ;o.st.  LAD^P������".ITH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  BOOTS AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making  to order   a  speciality.  THOHAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best  accommodation  for  transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL,  This  new Hotel  lias been comfort-  .ably'furnished and the bar is up-to-  date.     Rates  $1.00  a day    and    upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.      .  Esplanade :<~: :������-;.:���������: >���������-: LadyaroltJi j  LADYSMITH BAKBRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED  AND FRESH.  BREAD FIVE CENTS PER LQAF  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM PRODUCE  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orderis at Christie'*; on tke  Esplanado.  JAS. WARNOeKj ,, arj/JKi^-cmS'srtfcSn^^.ttf-S--^^  snr*m  z. TWJi- J-ljr^m ftlcnj,*.  A  to -  fe .  r>  Br- *  DAILY LEDGER  4 ������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������*������ ���������������������������������������������*������������������������������������ ���������������������������>*  There is No Necessity  of sending away for anything    you may require in  f  Hardware or Garden Tools  We can supply ysur want* in aif  -reasonable  goods such as' Hoes,  Shades, Shovels, Rakes, Laws  .Mowers, Poultry netting, Etc.  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETER50N,  Duncan,    B. C,  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUAHICHAN.  Jzoiil^alem  'f\oW  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES FOR COWICHAN  LAKE MONDAY,  WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY.  PRICE BR05.,  Proprietors,  W.P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American Cveani   Separator  Co , Grant Powder Co.,  and B. C. Pottery Company.  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home Qrown Products.  Quamichan Hotel  -o���������  ���������MB  Keast's Livery &  Freighting Stables  Headquarters  for  Tourists and Commercial Men  ���������o���������  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fishing, Telephone cornice  tion.  .    FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  -   Duncans Station.  -H. Keast, Proprietor  Stage leaves Mount Sicker at   7  a.m.,���������-"returning,  leaves "Duncan ,  at 12.30 p.m.; daily, except     Sundays.     (Specials at short notice.)  X ~X   DUNCAN,   IL   C.   X   X  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  1     - 1. -  AN EASTER OPENING  FAIR'S  MILLlf STORE  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest creations  in Millinery. Up-  to-date Hats   Made and Trimmed  to  Order at Shortest Possible Notice.  FLOWERS,     FOILAGE.   All    Ladies    .cordially      invited    to inspect  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  AN IDEAL TOURIST ANI  HEALTH RESORT  STATION STREET,  DUNCAN, B. C.  DUNCAN   uvfARLYEand STABLES  S. J. Hagan, Manager  ���������f   Freighting a Specialty   -fr  PRICE5 riODERATE- *  F.RST-CLASS   TURNOUTS     OF    RTGS,    HARNESS,   HORSES.  HOTELSTRATHCONA  Tourists  and  sportsmen  making this hotel   their headquarters will appreciate thc excellent cuisine and service.  "  Electric light is fitted through  out.    There is a good   supply  of water.    No mosquitos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE  ��������� Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukoa  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of tlie river  below low water mark, and subject  to the. rights of all persons who have  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan River, ' where the  lessee may drcgde to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The lessee shall have a dredge ia  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five -.niles,  hut where a person or company has  obtained more than one lease ��������� one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient. Rental, $10 per  annum for each" mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2\ per cent,  collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  | Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The 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 of the  the date .of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation wiihin 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  eaeh subsequent' year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch,* river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  eugth, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from, 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square. -  Claims arc marked hy_ two legal  posts,, one at-each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking "a  claim must hald a free miner's osrti-  ficate.  The, discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the- party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the output of which-no royalty shall be  chargen, .the rest of tbe party ordinary claims  only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at l$e rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped from     the  J Vukon Territory to be paid to     the  Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant ���������  of more than one mining claim     on  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase, " and  free miners may work their claims in '  partnership by filing notice and pay-  ing a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice and paying a fee.  Work must  be done on a claim each  year to the va.lue.of at least $200.  A certificate that work has      been  Afunlcli.  Munich, Hie capital of tbe kingdom  of Bavaria and the seat of lhe Bavarian government, is the third city of  Germany as regards population. It is  the center of German art and music,  and Its university ranks second to none  in the empire.  A Lund of PoJaon.  It Is stated by the Journal of the  African society that for some years  death by poison has been the subject of  talk In the colony of Sierra LeoDe. No  one, It would appear, dies from natural  causes. Poisoning in one form or another is put down as the cause of death  not only among the poor, but also  among the rich.  Union  Brewing Co-1  NANAIMO,   B. C. I  flanufacturers of the  Australian  Coffee.  As many as 2,240 pounds of coffee  have been picked from one acre in Australia.  Monster Palm Leavca.  The biggest leaves in the world are  those of the inaj palm, whicli grows ou  the banks of the Amazon. They reach  a length of thirty to fifty feet and are  from ten'to twelve feet in breadth.  Zinc and BUmutli.  Zinc and bismuth are useful for a local treatment of some skin diseases.  When no longer needed they should be  put aside. Their' regular employment  in "beauty" lotions is very Injurious to  the Bkin, and In the ease of ziuc the  general health may be impaired.  Farmer* In India.  In no country in the world are farmers so heavily taxed as in India; CO to  70 per cent of their profits go to the  state.  ' j     _ In British Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops  Miners1 Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.    Drill Sharpened  by us always gives satisfaction.  Picks handl ed and repaired.  Shipsmittiing    in aJ1     its    Branhes.  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  David Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -  Ladysmith, b   C  Sang- Hla 0\rn Requiem.  Having sung a requiem into a phonograph, a Sles'wick doctor has left  Instructions in his will that the music  shall be reproduced from the Instrument at his funeral.  The Human Body.  An eminent authority in physics says  the body of a man weighing 154 pounds  consists of about 110 pounds of water,  25 pounds of fish, skin, blood, fat and  gelatin and 10 pounds of mineral matter. When a body is cremated only the  ten pounds of mineral matter, which is  found chiefly iu the bones, remain as  ashes.  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE     ALWAYS ON THE LO 0K0UT FOR    THE BEST MEATS  '"    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.  PANNELL   &   PLASEKTT  OAT/.cR^"  Flg-httno- the Sea.  Along the coasts of Japan, Where  enormous tidal waves have occasion-  ally swept away thousands of houses  and destroyed tens of thousands of  people,, forests have been planted as a  protection against invasions of the sea.  STFVENS BLOCK,  T ������������������*-������������������������������������������������������������������������+��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ ft t  ;'.\f.::.  .ADYSI1ITH, B 0  LAC VSMITH TRANSFER CO. 'x *  Area of the United States.  The area of the United States in 1800  was 827,844 square miles. From 1860  to the present it has been 3,025,000.  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED  PROMPTLY A  ND  SAFELY.  4  ��������� i  X  ���������f  X  ���������  I WILLIAMS AND WASKET  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  *  *  *  *  t  *  *  +  *  1 The Work of One Ballet.  A French infantry corporal who had)  been punished by his captain fired at  the captain with his rifle and missed  him, but the bullet passed through the  bodies of four soldiers, killing three of  them on the SDot.  ~~    THE GRAY WOLF. "~S  DUNC  AN.I    B.  C.  Your patronage solicited  Telephone  in   Connection.  .54r-:>K-?K-^-^.r-^  ;|^���������jf^ -      *t\     /K     si\     /K     st\    /K     *r\     >fv     /T\  ft 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.  Pharmacist  WHITT0ME  Oddfellows  Block    ���������    ���������'   .-      ���������    ���������    ���������    ���������"   ��������� Duncan*, B.C.  *e-*-*-af-* - - ){^K-)ie^e}*{*^������-^K-^i~^e^^  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION  LANDS IN MANITOBA  THE NORTHWEST  TERi  RITORIES     AND 'THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  '''"'���������at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  Shall be collected orr the gross output.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding freo miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free nn_,ei'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 compahy.acc'ording to  capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  jame with two Ie/sal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen     days  if located within     ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, ona  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.  done must be retained each year;    if  not, the claim **tail be deemed to   be  abandoned, and    open  to occupation  and entry by a Tree miner. -....  The boundaries of a claim may   be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices  in    the  Yukon official  Gazette.  Petroleum���������All  unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory,  are open to prospecting for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve .for an individual or com- ,  pany having machinery on the  land I  to be prospected, an area of 1920 ac-'  res for such period as he may "decide.  the length of width shall not exccei  thr-je times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  -n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 040 acres, .including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre and  thc remainder of the tract reserved  namely, 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to loyalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  cil.  JAS. A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of  tho Interior.  Department  of the Interior, w    ���������,  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to  locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory,  of an-  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 2 J per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining���������Manitoba and  the  N.W.T.,  excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On.the North Saskat  flhewan  River claims are either  bar  or bench,  the  former  being 100    feet  Jong and extending between high and  low water mark.  The latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam pow- Pacific Coast   Agency  er is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained,                                       ''.VICTORIA, :-: ���������-��������� ;_: .-���������  "OMDOMAff  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd.  B.C.  HI* Canning Is Marvelous, and He la  -    Difficult to Catch.  The cunning of the gray wolf is marvelous, and it is ������aost difficult to catch  napping. He somehow seems to  know that iron is associated with man,  A piece of iron anywhere will keep  him at a distance. If you shoot an  antelope, for instance, and just put  your spur on the carcass you may leave  it as long as you like and no wolf will  touch it. A pocket handkerchief will  ^do as well.  Lobo,  a great gray wolf who was  the king of the pack at Currumpaw, a  ���������j*ast cattle range in New Mexico, was  a thinker as well as a ruler.   His pack  ate nothing but what they, had killed  themselves,  and thus poison  was  no  good.   At last a thousand dollars was  set upon  bis head.    This brought  a  noted wolf hunter from Texas, with  his pack of great wolfhounds;     But  again  there was  failure.    Then two  other hunters came with sillily devfe-  ed poisons to work his undoing.   Then  I  came on  the scene.    First  I tried  poison, and there was no combination  of strychnine, arsenic and prussic acid  which I did not use.   I put the poisons  In cheese incited together with kidney  fat, and during the whole process  I  wore gloves steeped in hot blood.   And  I scattered the bait all over the ranch.  The next   morning  I  went  out  and  fouud   Lobo's   tracks,   with   the   bait  gone.   I was delighted.   I followed the  track   and   fouud   another, bait  gone  and yet another.    Then Iv found the  three baits piled upon another one and  covered with filth.   Lobo hud evidently  carried the   first three in his  mouth  and had taken this means of expressing his utter contempt for- my devices.  But   Lobo's   downfall   came   about  through a big white she wolf who was  always with him.   I managed to catch  her in a trap.   Then I know we should  soon have Lobo.   Night nfter night he  came around the homestead and mourned his mate in long, plaintive howls.   I  knew he would try to find her body.  I set 130 strong steel wolf traps, and  u one of these 1 caught him���������a mar-  :yr to constancy.    And  that was the  jnd of  Lobo.���������Interview With  Ernest  Thompson Seton.  .JSfTIME TO THINK  over business  %W\   ���������nc-.ci- flurried��������� thrs is  ���������H*l I 'I    top dosl  problems tarefully  the eon-  llre man who uses a roll  and has everything handy���������  Sjstcm. .is a     great time saver.  We carry a very fine range of  OFFICE   FURNITURE  J 2 styles roller    .curtain desks,10  patterns      of  office   chairs���������typewriter  desks and chairs-fiat top   desks/elc.     &  Roll    Top Desks  in  Elm, size -12\30 in., Price $22.!)0  Roll     Top Desks in Elm,   50  'Jiese desks,have tierof drawer s on  pigeon holes and let ter, racks, etc.,  Oak Roll Top Desks, ,48 in., long, Price $32 00  in. Ions;,  Price $28.0-).  eillici- side     and  fitted with 10  Oak Roll Top Desk;  50  in.,   long,    fitted  drawers,  25  pigeon holes, hill drawers, etc,  .with  two tiers  $45.00        II,  of  Office chairs,  with or wit  Typewriter's desks  in  As  liout  tilting screws,  $4.00 up.  h, 30 in., long, 2 drawers, $8.00 each  WEILER   BROS.  VICTORIA,   B.C.  "������������������������������������^ffliTr'TTrr"���������-������������������-- ���������-- ���������-- ���������������������������rmtjiiiifmi  To Make Hard TLres Good  and Guod Times    Better /  Buy Your Meats From  H. & W, MEATMHRKC?  NEXT DOOR TO THOMSON'S HARDWWARE STORL  WE CAN SATISFY YOU  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  HIS MA'S OWN  BOY.  Dt-ro teeclier, ploze excuse my sun  Per absents ytstcrday.  I hadd lo have him home because  Aly servint went away.  He-washes  dishes,  swepes an'  dusts  As expert as cud be;  We're all soe proud of him at home,  He's such a helpp to me.  "Say, mother," lie sez ylsterday,  "We kids all hive Miss Drew;  SUa's jist ez nice ez she kin be  An' mighty pretty too."  An' when I maid him stay at horn*  Ills fasi? pro wed awful s.iiltl.  "I can't st-e toechei- then." lie sez.  "Alass, ain't  thatt: too badd!"  My sun rites all my notes fer mej  He's ritln'  this to you.  I hlrt my hand a woke ago,  Er maybe it was tvo.  But Willie's such a darlln' boy;  He's helpped me all he cud.  Excuse his absents if you ulezo.  y.rsa tr'ily, Airs. Vvooa.  NOTICE is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Licensing Court  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  Kings Hotel sitnate on Lot 1, Block  07, Ladysmith,- B. C, from myself  to Palmyr Tassrn.  WILLIAM  JOSEPH.  By his duly authorized agent,  HENRY  REIFEL.  Ladysmith,  B.   C, May 2nd,   130S.  H.O. MILES  Contractor and BuHder  REPAIRING   of  all kinds promptly,  attended to.     Shop on Gataere    at,  M. R, SlftfPSON.  Solicitor,  Etc.  Ladysmith Temp'e No. 5 R&thbone  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  m.  ist Avenue  ���������L4DYSMITH %tt&��*St3ttiS&W5^
?HS  3Y?*\?    tmnsa
.dvlsv uu-  ll-.iu  ihey   J Ss
All the June Magazines now in at
Knight's Hook Store. Call at once
and get what you want before Ihey
are all gone.
FOR  SALE���One  heavy  Team,  with i
or without harness and wagon. One   A GOOD GAME EXl'ECTED
light ri lining  buggy.   Apply      J.   II.,! THIS   ALTERNOON
P.  0. Box 41, Ladysmith, B.  0. T))C     niajorUv    of lhc    ^bailers
who arc'to play Duncans this afternoon went down c.n lire morning
train. The match will not commence
until three o'clock as one of Lhe Lu-
dysmith playcis was unable to get
away this morning and in consequence will ha\c to cycle down to
Duncans.. Had this not boon the case
the ��amc would have started at noon.
The boys as they left this morning
drcLred themselves to be in first
class condition and fully prepared lo
put a hard fight against the Duncans players.
,j.4����J-*">��J��4-��5��-|-J"^-|-^��S!-*-fc'*1''J-^-J--*-'*--*- Jht'ic   and   they
���art-   willing   to   inaki" a ?2.00   lOimd-IE'
I trip     rate,   Victoria  lo  Seattle,"for
Ivour club.      Yours  trulv,
;" C.   E.   LANG,
latWM ll'I'lill'T'TT^lTT "
Boating  and
mmi  Leiscr m
regalta  shirts  at  Si-
Co. V   Ltd.
1"). Johnson won the Kitchen Cabinet at lhe drawing today al Peterson's si ore. The winning ticket was
No.   Jl.
The members of lhe Ladysmith
football lea in aie re-quested lo meet
al. the h.'i'iidball alley tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock, when a photographer from Vancouver will he
present lo lake the pholographs * of
the players.
NO. ,0205?
The drawing for'the gramophone
"loJ.iy at iUanson's store in Nanaimo
us ii pi r/e lor White Swan Seal), resulted in Xo. f!,��0."i winning t the
pn"/e. This coupon was given out,
al T. Jones' stoic in Ladysmith.
IVho has  it?
"McC loskcy's "veterans.' cnt up an-
oi.lior notch in the percentage column yesterday, when they defeated
the Bclliiighain team at Rccrcatian
Pari, by 7 runs to 1. 'i'lie game was
a sili'ii.lid one and the fans wemlo-
liy'liled with the work of both learns
I'olh teams halted rather heavily,
and (Ii!* fielding was f..sl and snappy.
The "Vets" displayed grand form
and show much improvement over
their work  in  the List  few games.
'll.c Ladysmith Gun Club have what
pi onuses  t.j  he an    in teres ling event,
coining oh'    on     the    day afler .June
paj day.    A        clay    pigeon   shooting
lonriiament,  open  lo  members   of tlie
cInb and   to     outsideis,   will  be held
al the Pilot      Hotel  Grounds, and a   reg-'s
gold medal will iie given  hy  the club .at    the
In   the   wimiei.    i-till   paiticulais will   sending
he published later
A very fail crowd of people went
down on the il o'clock tiain for the
picnic .it Duncans. Thc weal-her at
lhe start was not as pleasant as
could be wished, but despite this I act
lhe young toll.s unit, down with happy faces, looking as though they
were fully picpiyeil to mate a good
I .me for tiiemsches. Huge haslets
of pro", isions were in evidence and
one thing set-nicd cei lain, the I. (>.
G. T. were fully prepared to meet'
any demand made by lhe appetites of
the linlMay makers. Duncans is a
pretty place and a delightful spot
"lor picnics, so, Messed with I'aii
weal her the day is sure to lie an enjoyable  one.
Mr. J. A-ilam received today the
following letters which explain thc-m-
IX-ar Sir,-Your letter of May 2i)lh
received acknowledging receipt of
programme. I will enclose registia
tion blanks
ter   each   member  <*>r  your   kam
cost  of 25  cents   per  man,
to   me,   and   I will   see   that
y<;.'.i. arc ic-a,ist-eird i-n  lhe A.A.1L,   or
the  Canadian   Athletic   Unit n   of   the
A.A.U        Yours  lespi-ctfully,
Manager   of   Athletics.
P.,rlhnil,  Ore,   May 31st,   I'M) a
S.S Wellington is due here this
afternoon for a full cargo of coal for
San  Francisco.
���   *   ���
Tu��  Sea Lion  was m this morning
and   after  c-orling   took   the  schooner
Snow and   Burgess  to sea.
���   ���   ���
S.S.     Otter  was   in   this   morning
willi a scow for coal for Victoria.
Con<riliiiI ions  arc  puh'liMicd   if  written on subjects *hal are of general   iutciest.     All   communications
must      he signed hy  the con eel,
name of the writer,  not for  publication,   bul   as evidence of'good
failh.    A  let ler may be  published
o\e.r   any   name    The   publishers
of I his  paper do no I   in any way
iiilorsc, guaranltc, or accept    as
correel,  any  of     I lie si a I emeu Is
made   in such   conimuinoat.i'His*-.*.
Edilor  I.o.-lgt-r,  Sir,���
I see  by  List night's  issue  of The
Ledger  that Islander has a very sl'im
answer   lo  my  letterin   it.    He  ialks
glibly  c.f  touching  my  fecl'ii-*;."".      He
is ,<���.;really   inisfa'."ii  if he  thought lie
on whicli you will please j touched   inv    feelings.,.   1   felt   proud
lo  se.    him   make
throiiiih   Ilie   public
weie one of     lhc
9 nmfli
t     S�� U ta     S3      S f
Recognized to be the
best tailored clothing
medo in Canada. We
keep a full line ot
them trom
$10 to $16
<*^em'm��M^^V9m^*v9Vt*S*'>**mt*****t\^mftit^m^*.^i imw*y,*V*��**
Ah. Wing ft Go,
Merchant Tailors
Ladies' and Gents'  Clothes Made to
LADY5MlTrI,   B.  C.
l\li.   Jas.   Adam,   Scciclary   Ladysmitli   Pool ball   Club,  Dear  Sir,���
Ri plying lo youis of the 2!Hh inst
lvg.udiiig Hip of your cluh lo the
Poi:lai.ii�� Exhibition, I do nol I now
wilial special rate, if any, it is Hi"
inl ntii n of Mr. Courtney to nuke
cov. i ing .the .movement- or your parly
Co\vi*iiig our line fiom Seattle lo
PoitIai.d we are making a rale
one fare for the round trip for par-
tics of I en -or more, all on one ticket going and returning together.
These   tickets   arc  on  srle
lhe   i-n-iouncemenl
pi ess   that       we
two d:slricts
n any province lo eh-cl a SrviaMst
lo i"'.!.'lil foi our righls in lhe legis-'
hatuic lie says Iain biliir full of
s-oiio\v fivi r th'1 mislorluncs of my
I'clliiwmeii. I em no more brim full
of sorrow over their misfortunes
than ho is loaded willi tiiumpli over
the   position   they   are   placid   in   at
01   cause
le  anv   day
June   lib.
High  Tide
Low Tide
1 .(.<)
June   5th.
Higg  Tide
Low Tide
t 50.
���during  the  life of the  E.vpodtion.   If
on  Mi.   I.   A.   Nadcau, j
New Oilcai.s,  June  '���>.��� It   was  ac-
ucrlainc-d   today   that   no   lives     were
lost   in   tin-   wteckiiig   of   the  steamer
11.   M.  Cartel   at   Alexaiidi ia  hist  cv-
c-uiiig.   TI.e boat   was  valued al   $150,
01)0.     Tln>   sieainer   si ruck   a pier   of
lhe  raili.'.i.l   inidge  and   immediately
L-gan   lo   sin!'.,   She   was   headed   for
slide,  where tho   pa-sjrrgers and ciew
*v\ei'c  laiidid.
Rev. R. Rovlt, pastor.
Morning Service���11  a.m.
Sabbath   School���2.30   p.m
Evening   Sonic.���7   p.m.
Bible study class,  Wednesday  e\en
Ing  at  7.80.
Morning  Sciviee���It  a in.
Children's   Sunday   School���2 .IO.
Evening .service and  sei'moll���7  p.m.
Rev. R. liowtn, Rector.
Rev.  W.   C. Schlichter,  pastor.
Morning Service���11 a. in.
Evening  Service���7  p.m.
Sunday School���2.30 p. in.
The service on Sunday morning at
II a. in , will he specially arranged
lev lhe |,ovs and girls of the Sunday
KcIimiL Tin; parents are cordially
il.  ileil   to  come  willi   the children.
Siilijccl, "Lit lie Poxes.". Every-
b'di"  welcome. '/.
vou   will  call
general agent, Seattle, or Mr. C.
E. Lang, general agent Victoria, he
will issue you tick-els accordingly. 1
have suit copy of this letter to boih
of these gcntlennn asking them to i
iS'erlain what iale tl.e steamship
"inc-s would make between Seattle
and Victoria in connection with our i
rate from Seattle to" Poi Hand aid
ret urn, r.nd presume you will ascertain from Mr. Courtney what rate ���
will be made from Lad/smith to ���
Victoria and return. Yours duly, I
A.   B.   CHARLTON, |
Port!' n.l,  Ore , May -'list,   1005.
Deai   Sir,   Refoning  lo  Mr.   Chan-
ton's      letter   to you  under  date  of
(lie  .'list   nlto,   I beg   to  advise      oi
having  seen   the  steamship  company
lhe   i-usenl   time;   he  says   he   don't
wonder  at   me  figliling  for   Socialist.
al'.L-nin-n   and   police   ooiiinrrsr,ioiicis
and  p.iliceman,   when   1 am  related to
tliciii,    My   friend,   I fought  for      the
long   hefoic   my   brother      was
m-.'K'e  roliceman   and   long   before      I
ever  saw   Aldeiinan   Blair   or      ll-.r
coinmi.'-sioncr.s.   and  yo'.i  cannot deny
it.       Islander   talk's  about   polilical
purity.    That   is r ne thing Socialists
claim;   Hie  Socialist members  in   the
'House,   an.l   the   coinni'ssloiiers   and
! policeman  have all  Leon o'lercd brib-
I es  and   refused   them.    That   goes   to
piove that   thi-.  sort  of  bribery  has
b-.-cii    going on  in   the hands of  tho
old piu ties.
He lei'uscs   lo   debate  in  a hall   as
he claims  he is  no speaker.    That  is
not   tin   point,  lie has rot   lhc grit in
him   lo face  his   f-cllovvmin  and  say:
���'Gcnilemen,  lam  here lo  tramp you
unvlcr my L.ct,  to uphold   the system
which    s   sucking   the   blood       from
your veins;  the system which  is driving our  fain-r sex   to shame a'.cl   filling   the   pe-nitenl iai les   with   oi-r   liii���
fortunate lwothers;  thc system which
.shoots   vou  down   when  you  demand
your  rLhls."    That's  what   Islander
is afraid of,  and     not  through Leino
20c per box 3 Boxes for 5oc
o'c-hrck except Saluidnv.
i So.   Udy2i:ii(b
a i oor spcal-c-r.    lie is  a poor oral or
in   the   open   where   he  can   be  seen,
but     a very   good   one   through   the
piess,  screened   by  a nom  de  plume.
Come  out,   Sir,   if-you  have  convictions,   and   light  for   them   honestly.
Aly challenge is  still open   l-o you to
debate  through   the press under your
own  name.    Islander  wants   to  know
what  good   Socialism   is  'doing.   Socialism, Sir,  is  fighting for  the,class
that  made  this  world and   lhe     ones
tliat are  keeping il  up  (The working
class)   Jl-c   also   wants  to  kjiiow Low'
it is going  lo do any good.    It   will-
advance   morality.    The  present  system   is,   dishonest   and   it   breeds   every form  ol conception, graft, swindling, gambling, .robbery and  thievery,
ballol-ho.x  frauds, and all other sc.rls
of old  parly  tricks���this   is   lhe  system   Islander represents, and   I hough I
everybody   else  weie  fools   for      not
.voting for  them again.   By   the way,
Marx  has   been   leluled,   vet   in .Germany  (whore he  still  holds good)  a
'months ago  when  the Reichstag   was
!ilitoKoh<il,    the   Socialist   held   lilty-
eighl   seats.    They   now  return  with
.S7.    Either   the   Socialists   there  are
a lot of   fools,   or   the refutntion   exists only in  lhe minds of the followers  of Pi'oudiiorn  and  his  descipks.
Lastly,    as     regards    sailing   the
earth dodg--.1, as Ishm-dci calls  il.   Let
me  remind   him cHiat  he  is  still    up
:n   Uu1  air.    lie   has   nol   come -down
lo diseu-ss   the .practical   problems   of
\  today yet.    No doubt he finds it saf-
ei   up   there.    Stay   win re   you   are,
Mr.  Lslaud-er,    I'm not coming up  to
you.    The  amorphous commune'which
you desire in preference lo a well or-
deied    slate of   society  is   up   there
and  should   you   happen   lo   miss   tbe
crislomary   Socialist   policeman,   etc.,
come  down,  and   1 have  little doubt
bul" (hat. your  ideals  will receive   a
shock   thai,   will   take  many   generations   to   recover   from.    1 have  said
my  last,   Sir,   rr'nUl   your corn spoil-
dent, Islander gets grit enough  to furnish  his name.
Mr. 1). J. J. Thomas deities that
the public wharf was a polilical job.
Well, it will be a very hard thing to
make the public believe anything to
Ilie contrary: it. is too l.ilc to find
oui the in n is hot after you burn
your  fingers ,wi(h il.
Tliaiikiiisr you for the generous hearing you have given me, Mr. Editor,
I remain,  jours,  etc.
Secretary   Socialist   Party.
Ladysmith,  B.   C1'.,  June ���'!,. l'H)5.
Our stock is Cojn :>lete.    bur   \ 1 ic e
| give satisfaction:
Gents' Summer Shirts
Summer Underwear
Linen Ftiits
Try a Suit of
I Ask to see our Linen Mesh Shirts
a id drawers and you will buy no
niiiTjBif "irr**'Ti af r
.G. Fraser
UU II 101.
(NOTE) yOirr  ��tou- cIoe-uj at   SIX  O'
CLOCK',   Snluniays  excepted.
WiUJiams' Block
A picnic is to be. given or. Saturday next at tin: Recreation
grounds, Duncans, under the auspices
of the (i.iwlysuiilli I.O.G.T. The train
will leag-ve for Duncans at !) a.m.
Tickets 50 cents.
Schli: bier.
box at S
si rawl.t-rries
moil Leiscr &
[it  15 ccni
Co.'s,   Ll-'.;
Fiom this dale lhe undersigned
will nol be responsible for any indebtedness iucuired except 0il" a
will I en oidei signed by the secret aiv
Rowland  Machin.
Non Personal  Liability
Vic-loiisi, ll,  C,  Alav   Ls(h,
i3(ipi!6 tat
Launch  and
to order and
"  I'-OA'I
for   Hire.
s   of
Spoon oars a
\ws\m co.
Victoria,   13. C.
Manufactuieis ol the Celebrated -
Merchant Tailor,
(ist Avenue)
Spring Stock on hand, Call early and
get your choice.
Our  Spring   Stock   has  just  arrived,   and   now is  a good  time to    paint.
Covers  more and  lasts longer   thaiiany other Paint on- the market.
Ohoriie    Dunn
Ohai les Dr-nn, of {he above firm, visits Ladysmith every Sunday for the
purpose of taking measurements and seeing customers personally. May
be seen at the. Hotels. We guarantee all slock and a perfect fit at the
lowisl possible lat.-s. Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $-1.00 up. All
Urn d-made. ���i-'ull lino of l.he Latest supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.
Dunn. d
NOT I CIO-is hereby given that at the
next sitting of the Licensing Court
to be held at Ladysmith, J intend to
apply for a transfer of the retail li-
ipior license now held by me for the
premises known as the Island Home
Hoi""!, situate on Lot 3, Block 2(1,
Ladysmith, M. C, from myself lo
Agnes  Knighf.
II.  L.   BATES.
Ladysmiili,   I',.   C,  May   12,   1005.
NOTIt E is hereby given that, at the
next silting of the Licensing Court
to he held at. Ladysmith, I intend lo
apply fur a transfer of the,, retail liquor license 'now held by me for thu
premises known as the. Central Hotel, situate on Lot I, I'.lock 211, Ladysmiili, M.C., from myself to .los-
eph   IVlligrnilll
Ladysmith,   l',C,   Mav   l.'L   l!)0;*i.
P. O. Box 268
CLOCKS        bargains       CLOCKS
a shipment of all kinds of clocks that we will clear
.Test receive!
lit   lo".   prices  '   <   \ -  |   ,      :   ;   |     i   |
EIGHT   DAY  STRIKING   CLOCK    (with   alarm,   attached)
REPEATING   NIOKLE   Al.\RiVI   CLOCK   ...   .".	
REGULAR   N1CKLE   ALAR 3"   CLOCK "     *lSH)
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zq our windows for FJNE TOILET SOAP
MMorrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.
It should be borne in mind that
ever}- cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality and prepares the
system for the more serious diseases, among which are the two
greatest destroyers of human life,
pneumonia and consumption.
Cough Remedy
has won its great popularity by its
proinot cures of this most common
ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the
secretions, effecting a speedy and
permanent cure. It counteracts
any tendency toward pneumonia.
g    Price 25c, Large Size 5��c.    ���
"Wins the
First Avenue,    X   X   X      Ladysmith,   B. C
Dr. R. B. Dier
Surgeon Dentist
AH   work guaranteed, and at reason-
able rates.
High St. Ladysmith
OPEN AT ALL HOURS. ! ls*   1 venue,
-   Lad /smith


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