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 *- ������'...& -I  t  s*   J-  ���������'J-K~\  ���������&.  ^O  * *s*  DUNCANS   &  LADSYfHTH |  fHE Daily Ledger  I LADYSMITH  J "   & DUNCANS  VOL. 2,  Monday,   Jv.ne   12,   1905.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  TALKS OF AN ALLIANCE WITH JAPAN  Novoe  Vremya Says Russia is  an Asiatic Power as Well  as Japan  This' Should be Recognised  and  the. Powers Should Conclude  Npt Peace but Alliance  GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP  OP RAILWAYS  ������ . a.  Mayor Dunne,   Supported  by Mayor Johnson Will  Fight strong For it  Street    Railway   Experts  Held alGonference With  the Mayors  FASTEST LONG DISTANCE PRESBYTERIAN POPWA  TRAIN IN WORLD  Flyer on N. Y. &  Pennsyl  vania Road Runs Mile  in 44 Seconds  St.  Pctersbug'r, June 12.���������M. Witte  president of the committee of ministers,   is leaving' St.  Petersburg    for  abroad,-in two weeks.   This very significant announcement is coupled with!  .statements'that  it is, "on '    public  business."    I-lis  visit  was  instantly  associated with-    the peace negotiations" and it is possible /that   Emperor  Nicholas lias decided if a reasonable .basis .for negotiations is offered  by Japan lo make mo of the service's  of the ablest and strongest personality in   the Empire.  It  being Monday  morning,   the, papers  prinl   only  telegrams  today, but  the Novoe Vremya makes room for  a remartavble editorial which  may be  -inspired,   depreciating   optimism   among the diplomatist's at the present  moment^    It  says.   "Unless   Japan, -  under  the slogan of- 'Asia for       the  Asiatics'  should  recognize  that Rus-  sin   in  her origin,   history  and desti-'  ny is an Asiatic as well as an Euro-  l*can power'and "'"'be ready to conclude  not peaco but an alliance."     The paper a-d'ds .that it has", already preached,  the  doctrine  that Russia is  the bulwark of  Europe against  the ''yellow  peril."      The editorial attracted   in-'  stant attention.   The paper dwelt on  the     idea that Russia,  barred from  the    west  and   following  inexorable'  laws, must spread eastward to reach  her   natural   boundary ' warm   water.  The editorial refers" to the East,   of  her conquests on her right flank over the tribes of Turkestan and Central   Asia,  and concludes:  "If  Japan  can   only recognize that  Russia must  remain an  Asiatic power as well   as  herself,    a dm able    and     permanent  peace is possible." .  . ' ,  The'reformers breathed ja sigh of  relief over the announcement that M.  Pobedonostzeff, procurator general of  tlie Holy Synod, has sufficiently recovered Iris health, to,go abroad and  try a course for tieatment. .  A SUBMARINE  EARTHQUAKE  Evidences of tremendous submarine  earthquake     were seen by the Canadian-Australian     liner  Aorangi  last  .Sunday as she steamed for this port,'  .says the'   Vancouver    World.,  Early  in the morning     it was noticed that  the clear     green  of     the ocean had  ������������������hanged  to a dirty brown such as is  seen close off-shore when after heavy  lains     the     rivets    bring down vast  quantities     of matter in suspension.  The Aorangi,     however, was about a  thousand miles from the nearest land  in  this   instance -California, and  even  the washing ���������   of dirty     linen in San'  Francisco     lately could     not be held  sulhcieiit to account for  the phenomenon.   Aw      tho     day advanced  fragments of    pumice were    seen floating  about and  then the cause of the appearance     of the     water became evident.   There has  been  an earthquake  down   lyelow,      v.robably accompanied  hy a     discharge     from a sub-marine  volcano, and - this had flung the deposits lying on the floor of the ocean  violentlyloward the surface.     In do-  ng so whole populations of low forms  of marine     life    had been ruthlessly  disturbed   "and     killed.     For nearly  400 miles the Aorangi sailed through-  waters  in which  floated marine matter, barnacles     like shellfish growing  on marine stalks,  and  large clusters  of a dark green weed.���������������������������-'{lie; spedies of  none of  these were known,  nor'.wore  tliey      like     anything .   which -those  aboard  who     .were     acquainted with-  marine     life     had ever seen..-    Some-  specimens wire secured and a fell at-.  count of the     circumstances  will  he  forwarded     to the Meteorological office at London.  DROWNED IN  SASKATCHEWAN  Cleveland, Ohio, June 12���������Mayor Ed  ward ' F.  Dunne,  of Chicago,        and  Clarence Darrow, his legal adviser in  street oar municipal ownership matters,  left last night'for  Chicago af-  a two day's conference  with  Mayor  Tom L. Johns jn.   Several Ystrcet rail  way experts were present at the conference    at    the      request of .Mayor  Dunne,  who hopes to  launch successfully tlie first muncipally-owncd street  railway in the country.  Today Mayor Dunn  made   the statement without .qualification that the next Democratic  national "platform  would  have  a plank     calling for-the government  ownership of  railroads.    The confeL-  ence of Saturday and ycsteiday were  partly Yalong  these  lines.  Mayor Dunne, suppoitcd by Mayor  Johnson,  will  go into the  next national convention  to  make a fight for  the government' ownership plan. It'is  believed that they will have the support of Win.   Jennings Bryan,     Mr.  Bryan     having already emphatically  declared   for government, ownership of  railways.  Officials Talk of Running  From New York to Chi-  cagoin 16 Hours,  Statistics SSiow the Num-  '      ber to Have Greatly  Increased  General Assembly of P.-es-j  byterians and Lord's  Day Alliance  (Associated  Press Despatch*.)  Chicago, Ills., June 12.���������On  its initial run from New .York the Pennsvl-  Kingston, Out., June 12.���������The general assembly resumed this morning. [  Jt was announced     that delegates of  vannia railroad'18-hour flyer, the fasT ! the Cil"l"c'������ of Scotland aie likely to  lesLlong distance train in'the world,   he present  to address  the assembly  Medicine  Hat, "NAV.T.,   June -12.���������  A-. W. Green, a well known business  man, was" drowned in the Saskatchewan river yesterday.   His horse back  ed off the  ferry-boat while crossing  MINISTERIAL  CHANGES  Resignation of M. Delcasse  _   Will Cause Alterations  ��������� - in Cabinet  arrived  in   this city at 8.52" o'clock  this  morning three minutes ahead of  schedule   time. Miles  were--frequently  reeltd olT in from  14 lo 50 seconds.  Already   the  Pennsylvania .railroad  officials are discussing the possibility  of reducing     the running time '   'between Chicago to New York, to sixteen hours.  . ;     *  The- first" east-bound  train of  the  Pehnsylvannia rail toad's new' i8-liour'  .service  between New , York and Chicago ai rived in Jeisey City at 0.22  a.m.   trvi'iy,   three  minutes  ahead  of  schedule lime.    The running  time of  the     train  from  Chicago  to -Jersey  City was 17 hours 37 minutes! Twenty    minutes is allowed for feriyage  from Jersey city to Manhattan. The  engineer of    the train, on  arriving,  said 'that a short distance east of Ho  bait,   hikl .   the train covered a mile  in .'J3 spends.     )  at four  this  afternoon.    The  report  of the finance committee, eastern sec  lion,  shews receipts of $95,528.'12, a  decrease of over eight  thousand  dollars.    The  report of the committee  on Sabbath School publications show  ed   that  Canadian  PersWytcrian  publications are gradually displacing the  American publications.     The request  of Prince Albert presbytery t0 be divided was iefcrfed  to the Synod of  Manitoba  with  power   to grant    the  request.    Like requests from  Presbyterians   ��������� of ' Minnedosa and Melita  were     granted as the requests had  been  supported  by   the  Synod      of'  Manitoba.       The report of the committee on  Sab'bath observance    and  legislation recommended  the work of  ���������(NO HITCH IN PEACE  NEGOTIATIONS  Washington Officials  Give Assurance That All is Going  Smoothly  Rumors of a Hitch in Peace Negotiations Are Strongly  Denied  St. Petersburg, June 12.���������All the  attempts to create an impression  that  theie is the slightest hitch in  ?je the slightest wairant for the gratuitous      idea that  .some correspondents arc putting out' that Russia is  Paris, June 12.���������It is expected that  ��������� several diplomatic and ministerial  the stream., His two-year old boy ,changes resulting from the rcsigiia-  was in the rig with him. He tossed ,tion of M. Delcasse, until recently  the child to a by-slander and went foreign minister, will be settled at  into the water with'the buggy. When {-tomorrow's meeting of the cabinet,  a considerable distance from shore he -Leon Bourgeois will probably suc-  jumpcvl out and was swept away-, by   ceed  M.- Bihourd as ambassador    at  the-current and, being unable to  sVim, was drowned. Sports scheduled to lake place at the C.M.R.  Camp, to which Green  were postponed.  was going  ROBERT WAS SICK  SO THEY STAGED LATE  It     is a well    known fact that the  Berlin, thus inaugurating a new con.  ciliatory policy concerning Moioeco.  Premier Rou\icr is still undecided  about retaining the' poi (folio of foreign affairs with the expectation -that  M. De Freycincito or M. Conctan's  (ambassador to Turkey) will enter  the foreign office if M. Rouviei concludes to retain the finance porttolio.  There is reason   to  belie*, e  that,   the  pasture land on Galiano Island-is- ex- conference lictwcen Prince Von Rado  lin  (the    German  ambassador*     to  France)     and Premier Rouvier have  shown that  Germany does   not mak  cecdingly rk.h) am| ,|}c {.ream .iec(U.;j_  ingly very good, and'one of the two,  or possibly     both, had rather a ]*ad  .  ell'cct  yesterday     on the owner of a m'el'n*'Wonal conference on Moioccoa".  steam     launch.   He had taken in his  sine<Iue,1������n-   This permits of the con-  launch to the island a large party of  sWeration  of 0*h*U"  direct  means  of  pjeniccrs. He    joined      the happv'a" a(,J,lsi-m������-'n.<-  between  France   and  ���������   '   __��������� * ; : . ���������  ANOTHER SUICIDE /  AT  NIAGARA   FALLS.  New York,  June  12.���������Mr. Szentiet-  mayElcinier, who committed suicide  at Niagara  Falls yesterday,  was     a  practicing lawyer in Buda Pest,  Hungary, up to a short time ago. He was  sent  to   this country  by his  parents  it was  learned   today,  to prevent his  marriage  to  a widow.    He came here  'accompanied by a young woman.cousin, and  both  obtained employment in  ���������a Broadway restaurant. Yesterday he  asked the girl   to accompany' him to  Buffalo,   but     she refused  to do  so.  The young man went alone,.and last  night his  body was found lying near  Inspiration  Point at  Niagara Falls,,  where he had shot himself.  throng    in      partaking     of the good   (-erma,,y.  things provided, and all went merrily  until the time to return came round.  The launch gentleman went on ahead,  as is his custom, .   to get steam up,  and    whcn\    about half an hour later.  therest of the     party arrived at the   -,,..���������      . ,,  , ,.-     .     r  .  wharf  they, found him  reeling ill. He j Telford s "Sht *������ practice "in  British  complained      of a headache  and then \^olm���������*������.������ fo1' unprofessional  conduct  .suddenly    -placed,    his head, over the' in   the      celebrated  Vancouver case,,  side of the     wharf; two men holding j,Justice Morrison,  on appeal,  ordered  on hard and     fast to his legs.   .Thefllis sta���������di       r(Store(,  produced     headache  wafers,  DR. TELFORD WILL ,-  LIKELY LOSE. .  It will ic recalled that after     the  I Medical  Council   had   cancelled      Dr.  ladies  which they held towards the sick ono  but the sick one was busy, and for a  few minutes worked hard. As described by an eye-witness the jiicture  was a charming one.   Imagine a sick  This  is now  appealed from by the Society, and  it  looks,  while iio decision is given as'  yet" as though Dr.  Telford  will lose  his case.   The Supreme Court      instructed Mr. E. f\ Bavis that it did  man lying     full length on the wharf,  l\������Kc��������� }������ -]caf [rom him- aflifr Mr.  two of his     friends holding on tight ^"s- ^llIj ha������   fil^hc<1 fo'- Tc"0������������-  This indicates  that Davis had    'fron  to his legs, the ladies standing hy  extending in their hands little round  pieces of white stuff, and the remainder of the party' forming an interest-  id group of spectators. Tt is probable that the tableau will he reproduced at tl'ie local Opera House in  the near future under the title of,  "We won't go home till morning, for  Robert is not well." Robert accounts  for     the remarkable show  of  the case for the Medical Board.  Which is the largest newspaper  plant in the world?.asks Hie printer's  Engineer. America naturally claims  that the New York Times building,  with its thirty-one stories and an  area of- 110,3-1!) square, feet, holds  the record. This, however, is . no  "oitigcr  the case.   The magnificent ed  AN ELDERLY FARMER  COMMITS MURDER.  Peterhoro, Out., June 12.���������Frederick J. Hudson, proprietor of the Roy  al Hotel, 'died Saturday night. On  the evening of June I Hudson was assaulted and -struck on  the head, it is  .alleged, by an elderly .farmer named  Patrick MacAuliffe. This.Is supposed  to     have caused his  death.. A  post  .mortem  examination is  bein^ held.  sympathy hy the fact that .nobody Jjucc recently built for the production  could run the launch but himself and |of Uie Scotsman (Edinburgh) puts  1 he store open's at eight o'clock in fho former building completely in  the morning. Jt-Iie shade, for although it,can   only  boats thirteen storeys, .yet it possesses     an area, of 201,787 sqiuare feet.  This building is more than  twice the  size ,of that of the New York Times.  TWO   ARE   BLINDED  | BV   AN   EXPLOSION.  Toronto, Out., June 12.���������Alfred B.  Bromley, lithographer, is threatened  with the loss of bis eyesight as tho  result, of an explosion of lime in his  woodslwd oil Saturday. His seven-  year-old son, standing nearby, was  also blinded, but has'since'been-able  to see and will recover^but 'the doctors are doubtful of the" father's recovery.  Mr. Hoy, who rented hbe bakery ip,  which a disastrous fire occurred recently, has vacated that pjace of  business. Mr. and Mrs. Hoy do not  intend leaving this section, and it is,  possible they will open up again in  some other part of the city.  ANNUAL'SESSION OF LODGE  Of British Columbia of I O.-  O. F. Commeuces. Here  | Tomorrow ';  Tomoirow and -Wednesday the  Grand Lodge of British Columbia of  ihe Independent Order of Odd Fei-  ows,, will hold in Ladysmith the  thirty-first annual session. This is  the first time in the history of Ladysmith that the Grand Lodge has met  here. All the various lodges in the  province will be represented, thus  bringing into the town a large number of visitors. The local Oddfellows expect here on this ^occasion  considerably over one hundred1 visiting biethren.  The amount of work' which has to  be done ac their annual meetings is  vciy a real., and from the time the  session starts the Oddfellows-are  I ept haul at it transacting important business. The session is of  course, presided over by the Giand  Master, who this year is Mr. T. F.  Ncelands, ex-Mayor of Vancouver.  Among other things the-reports of  the Grand "Master, Grand Secretary  and Grand Representatives are made;  During the year it is the business of  the Grand Master to visit all the  lodges in the province. 'At the  Grand -Lodge session he reports on.  the condition 'of. each-lodge and makes  suggestions ' as to alterations, etc.,  which he deems advisable to carry  out.        ���������������������������   ������������������ ��������� ' .  In his report Grand Master Arthur last year, according to an ofli-  cial report of the proceedings at the  session remarked condcrniiig the La-  dvsni'itli lodges as iollows:  '"Tuesday,     April   li), -1U04:���������Visits  to   1'ei-severance Ladge No.  2ft,  Harmony      Lodge,     No. 0,    and Banner  Lodge     No.  31,  Ladysmith.      About  ���������JO present.     Three lodbes in a town  where     there    should'be' but one.   1  strongly    urged     amalgamation. ���������-.. In  my opinion     Vancouver and Xictoria  are the only     towns in this jurisdic-  lioo      that     should  have at present  more  than     ona lodge."     The  local  Oddfellows,      it is     understood,  are  now contemplating acting on this advice.   After the     Grand Master's reports  are gone     through the reports  of the Grand Secretary, Grand Trcas  urer,  and  Grand Representatives are  received   and  suggestions,   etc.,   made  are considered  by  the Grand Lodge.  At these annual sessions the Grand  Lodge elects Grand .Officers lor    the  coming year     and gives decisions  in  all important     questions which  have  arisen  during the year.  Some of the representatives of provincial lodges arrived on the noon  train, while the remainder are expected here tomorrow morning, in time  to be at the opening of the session  at 10 a.  in.  The Oddfellows have had their hall  renovated   and   for  weeks   past  have  been preparing     for this visit of the  executive of the order.  thpTnnio' tw   in: *"-   .. eign Minister Lamsdorff transmitted  the Lords   Day Alliance to all mem-   it  to  Ataltosador Meyer  and  later  'the     amkhssador had  an  interview  with tlie foreign minister at the for  the preliminary negotiations are ah-  onIy (Ic-siroll-s of a&cci taming the Ja-  solutely  without  the shadow of      M^   ��������� ^'f'0"* a"d ** lhe Samc  fnun<iiiinn     it .- ���������      m- ��������� / a I time gain  abetter position  for  her  foundation.    Foreign  Minister  Lams- Urny  ;n  Manchuria. "   '  dorfi has formally notified several of  NEGOTIATIONS FOR PEACE  the continental powers  that a meeting of plenipotentiaries fo.sec wlietli-  ei it is possible to agree to terms of  peace is assured.   Now   that Russia  has  received  formal  notification that  Japan has'sent ati official and favorable  reply  to President Roosevelt's  message, Ihe Russian official reply is  now on its way to Washington. For-  bers ajid adherents of the church.  Recommendations  were added calling upon Parliaments and legislatures  to pass effective Sunday legislation  as soon  as  possible.    The report oi  the    committee on statistics showed  an increase of four hundred and fifty  self-sustained, and one bundled     and  eighty-    three   augmented congregations     during the past year. Total  number  of  families,  125,790,  an   increase of 3,601, or a;total ofiPresoy-  teiian population     of 232,721.     Dr.  Torrance made reference ip difference  between     the assembly "and government statistics    and to Piesbyterian  population in Canada.   Later Returns  eign office.   There docs not seem to  ASSURED  BY  WASHINGTON  Washington   D.   0.,   June   12.���������As-  suiance is gncn hcie hy the highest  officials that there is no hitch in the  peace negotiations and that tlie    report to   that effect .is entirely without   foundation. ' A   long   cablegram  was received from Ambassador Meyer,  at St. Petersburg  late Saturday evening which was not deciphered     at  that   time.      The contents have not  been made  public but it is  believed  that Mr. Meyer indicated the responsive form which he expected Russia's  answer would take.  CONCERNING  WILL VISIT LADYSMITH  ,    ON WEDNESDAY. '  )* Li*  SULLIVAN.   A  Vancouver report.sayjr  A dele-    gation of about 25  Oddfellows     will-  leave Vancouver on Tuesday next to  John L. Sullivan, who is '.appearing  attend the meeting of Hie Provincial  week in  the Vancouver opera j Grand  Ledge in Ladysmith on  June  this  house, is' getting some free advertis  ing, having-old stories retold. Here  is one:  ��������� I5th and ICth.   It is the present in-  itendon   that the delegation     :������ill  go--  from here to Victoria and up the E.  .���������     , .     ���������������������������        John L. Sullivan was n great fiffht  rhns i^beyDo, f0  "T TTtT l^   F������'' '"^ ",an Un ^ "* '*'" '* *���������  to-Ladysmith, and at the consent U      Don'"������on than the ^-   the  title and   never  shirked  alight, 'elusion of the convention travel back  12   It T,?n et������r    ���������'���������<     ' TorranCe!,H������ ���������**<��������������� ������>* ������������ecr jn  1840, and  ,t bv way of Nanaimo.   Besides the rc-  nu    ,ml       v    re,,aj;Iltf ;VaS l������ bC iW'���������   SeiH<-'<nbor   711.^802,   thai   he 'presenlatives   of   the different  lodges  ?12           r,"    st;a 'Sl'iCS'  buL,was knock������l out   by. Jim Coibett.  A  the. delegation will include Provincial  the e weie,  no doubt,  thousands   of    description  of  what occurred  in the 'Grand    Master T. P. Neclands, And  p.nil L,?         , * ,   S'CS'  t0wns    am,',11I1S  dim-tly   after  that   memorable 'Grand   Representatives    II.   B.   Gil-  lil ni T^ n       ������m ,10 reCOrd WaS   flR,,t tol,,,ws:     When t,le ton seconds nwur and  Jas- R- Webster. The Jol-  '                 JJominion.                            were at     Us(i at an pn(I|  professor j]owmg gentlemen will  lepre^cnt the  Mike Donovan, of the New York Ath- local   lodges:  letic     Cliili, and JV. ,A. Brady, Cor- Vancouver  No.  8���������J.  McKay,      H,  belt's  manager,  sprang to the slage Russel,  S.  Hollander.     '  and fh.n; their     arms round       the Western    Star     No.  10���������J.  Arm-  young  man who was now champion strong,  Wallace Law,  F. P.  Bishop,  pugilist of the world   and the winner j C.  Porter, A   Cltlaiid  of $82,0(10 in puisc ami stake as well Pacific Lodge  No   20.���������Win.  Ram-  as  a reputation   that  will  turn  per- say,  W.  II.   Walsh,   l<\  Cockburn,   R.  haps   ten      times that  amount   into Cosgrovc.  his e\cliet|,ucr.   Corheft returned their ,   Mount Pic. sanl   LoJj:c No.  19.���������W'.  salute  with  a hearty embrace,  while R. Owen.                - ' ' -.  CHICAGO STRIKE  WILL BE  ALLOWED  TO  DRAG.  Chicago, Ills., June 12.���������The third  annual convention of team owners of  (he United Siatos opened here today  More than 100 delegates rcpicscnting  associations of employers in New  Yoik, Boston, Minneapolis, St. Lo"-  is,  Dcs  Moinse,  Fraud  Rapids     ai d  Philadelphia have arrived to participate in the sessions. The teamstets'  strike will probably be discussed.  .With the -possibility of extension of  the strike out of the way, for the  present at least,- there was nothing  in sight today to warrant the belief  in onv change in the situation. No  peace negotiations were in prospect,  and it looked as though the strike  would he allowed i to drag along.  the     leais  welled up into his eyes.  Othcis  jumped uj) to the clever  ]nigi-  list and hugged him.     While      this  hugging  handlers  BURSTING  OF   WATER-MAIN     '  STOPS ' STREET-CAR   TRAFFIC.  ���������New York, June 12.���������Train service  in the subway is crippled today and  has been suspended throughout' the  night, as I ho result,.-of the bursting! of  Ebuine   No.   21.���������Uug'li  McDonald.  In addition  to the above named .t  is expected . thai \six  delegates    fr <m  was   going  on,   Sullivan's   'New.Westminster  will  join   ihe con-  were pouring water.'over-    tingent.    Among  the  principal  r^at-  liim and placing ammonia to his nose   ters to come before the Grand    cose  and   with much trouble brought him   'are the revision  of the by-laws -and  around.      When he did come to,  he  .'the     i;-!cstJ(n  of  fees' in ton t>.5ti   l  loolced up into. Jack McAulift'e's lace,   with the  transfer of members   from  as Jie was fanning him-with a towel, 'one lodge to,another.  and after opening his eyes half way,  or as  far     as he could,  said in his  deep,  rumbling voice:  "Say, am I liclyed'?   Did   that young  fellow, do it?,"'  McAuliffe     sorrowfully      admitted  that  that    was the case.    John did   I  not say more untii t'orl.v-tl  came over and  shook hands with  him. .Then ���������  John  got   up,   took   Corbet t.'s   hand,   !  and      Kpoke to   f|ie crowd:   "Gentle-   '  express  service in   the subway      and  .succeed.   But it was useless.  The  great  hulk  of  what had   been   cham-   ((,���������  local  trains were  operated only from | m"(1  <--overed    Sullivan  everywhere,  land he was a dire picture of the fall  the Grand Central station north,i and   0f (nc p-i-eat,  from . the   Nth  street, station south.   |    When the. referee had been counting  Itj:-i estimated, that  the loss to  the  subway alone will  be $100,000. 'Hundreds of persons were caught, in  the  blockaded   trains  and  almost  smothered before they were able  to reach  fresh air by wading through  IS j inches of water  to   the nearest station.  In addition to  the damaged roadway  in the tunnel, burned out motors and  the  fusing  of  hundreds  of  electrical  contrivances  added  greatly   to      the  loss.    Private  property  along     Park  Avenue also suffered.  Up to.noon the flooded section had  not  been   cleared,   despite    ne  united  efforts  of special  steam  piMips.      li  was     impossible  for an observation  car  to get   t-hroun-h   the affect?d  district,  and   it, is feared extensive   repairs  will  be necessary   ���������efiv������      tu  lar .service  can   lie  resumed,  r-     ii..  water may  have    ^-.*ak mod    h   v al  of the  tunwl.    The  train  service on  MARINE  S.S.  Tees js  in .this afternoon with  a cargo of .ore for the Tyce smelter.  * *   ���������  Tug     Flyer and  scow were  in tor  eari'o co-:i.l  this niorii'1  I      ' '      ���������     '  I    S.S. Ti rra  Novo  was.in for a cari  go of coal   yesterday.  ������      ���������      ���������  Bark Servia is now discharging S.al-  lust.    She.  will   be in  at  the  wharf  to load shortly.  ��������� ���������   ��������� -  Colliers 'Czarina and Wellington are  now due,  both  vessels will take full  cargoes,  the  fatal     seconds,  Sullivan  moved, ' ...  rolled over and got on one knee   and j   S-S- f<omCrie commences loading ������m  essayed   to  rise,   while  Corbett     ad-   Wcdnesdnv.    Tt,  is understood  that a  vanced  to punch him more should he I contract     for loading and trimming  ,��������� .    , . , .men," said the champion, "I am onlv  a-IS-mcl.  watermajn.at Park Avenue !ff|a(|   (hat (he e^.^pio,^,,,-,, ���������as  ,-  and 'list Street..   Today there was no   won by an American."'  The speech brought down the house.  this ship has been let at If! cents per  pion reeled and went -down agfein, ^pd  the "ten <fcvd out" of the referoc told  that, the battle was over. A more pitiable  sight  than was   the  ex-champion has seldom been seen  in       the  prize  ring.  n.fiOO   tons  to be loaded.     The  DEEDS  AND PAPERS  OF ATHLETIC CLUB.  Win. Snedden requests The Ledger  to give notice that somewhere be-  t.wem his place on First Avenue and  City Clerk Stewart's office, a few  days since he lost the title deeds to  ihe 'Athletic Club's lot lately given  them -by Mr. Jas. Dunsmuir. If picked up by anyone a favor to all in-ter-  , coal in sacks is delivered in the -hatch,  es to  the contractors.  .���������    ���������    ���������  At present things are very lively  on the.-waterfront and within the  next few days enough voal will be  shipped to keep the mine working  regularly for a long period. Yesterday the collier Tricolar cajne in, and  today commenced loading conl. She  is to take a full cargo, over 6,500  tons.  TIDE  TABLE  either side of the flood was  scantily |ested   in   the club   will  be  conferred  patronized today. bY tlle tinder returning the same   to  Mr. Snedden.  Tuesday, June 13.  High -Tide Low Tide  8.04 " 4.04  7.40 ,  .-  < '   - -  I  '���������- ' xl\ ���������x^  THE DAILY LEDGER  ^s>~  --*-^W' ������*C^j.*~������  ^.*aj*������������B.^'.������^  y������w'������wg]i������'LiC!PrilJ?'-JL'l?w'' ' "'���������  wei^'jg!1  (���������i 11 -   i     r nr Ti������a������nw*^i������jMiHja���������������  Published   every  day except Sunday.  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmilh and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  SO cents  a month,    $5 per  year   in  advance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  flrt^-.^** '���������V^-* -.Ss->^   ^.SS*^^S^V<S'fcSVs%������S-5S'S������*,������������^%'<SV<ttiiS*������������  .\Iond.iy,   .June  12,   1905.  IJE1NG   DISCUSSED  There has     been much talk for .the  pasl  week on     the subject af thc.iin-  jii-ovemciit      by-law, and  there is  no  qiis-slion hul     thai a by-law j)iroperly  drawn     would  he favored by a large  iiLijoiity of     propell>  holders in La-  ilxsniiih.     It  is  pro!:ahfy not policy  for those who favor Ihe same'.to-'unduly urLic Us     passage.     II  is nnicli  iK'llcr  lo discuss il in all of its phase-;    and     sec where   there can  arise  any jus(   ohjeclion.     There has been,  and no doubt     still is, some misconception    about   the operation  of such  a bill,  for  iiiMjiiicc'a resident, of 3rd  incline  who lias  a long street frontage, on  two streets, stated a,day oi  two since  thai ho understood, that-in  cise a     street    improvement  by-lav  was possed     the council could ordci  him to lemove     the stumps from hi  proportion     of  the   street,  the cit;.  paving a pail  of the cost,-and added  1-hnl   on  his part ol* the street.! front  jigi- ncvi   Ins lots  there are a large  number  of .slumps   which  would  cost  an    lueraL'.e     of  S7 "50  u  piece  to  iv  move.   This for him would mean -th;*  lip nii^t   expend al   any time the cit  .said so, $1,111 for street   improvement  It  was ("i|>liiined  to Hi's man  that In  labored    under a   misconception',  tha-  il a by-law as suggested  were passcc  hy     the cfi.nr'il    the    residents  of a  fetieel could nsk,  provided a-majoritj  of all     asiiKMble ,   pioperty joined ii,  the petition,     foi   mlain work to h>  done or. the slrec-l.     The city vyoul;  haw  auiiiui it.y   in   such case "to vote  say, ,"ifl per cent    from Ihe city treas  no  and   'order    1hf work done, and  tl-.r   balance of the cost,  fit)'-per cent  ol  Ihe     en lire    amount  to he charge*  against   , 1he assessable  properly������������������������  ihe street   lo be benefitted particular  ly  hy    the improvements,  not necessarily-to be all rani in one, year, ivu!  a perrwitagp     eat li year.   .The city  el coinse,      in such a case would, hi  obliged   to  raise  hy debentures a sum  of nioiipy     "with  which to do all sucl  woik, colle:-ting back from the ^street  the iimomt  advauctd over and abov<  the .">0 pci cent, allowed by the council fur the city's share of the work.  It is'"well for all miens-led in the  welfare of the cny to talk, over tlu  i,latter with their neighbors. "H  sr-cu'S lo be ilic only way to'im-  j,ro\e ihe city properly. Is there  any better ph.n''  [1   is  hai-'llv   likely   the council will  Seattle's Greai  Papers  fHfi  DASLY  SUNDAY  TWICE A WEEK  VfSi\y ���������.-jii-asiieHUesscer, it tb 20 I'a:e9  W  fublishes the fullest lelegrnpWc  *?L / news frojii all paits of th6 world.  I J i.  All the siata and local xiewa.    Yia'N  j.   q   day   paper noith  of San Franoii  \   f   Special   departintuta   of   lltwatx  ��������� of fashion, ol women's new*    Si  THE  pesr-  INT������LLIG������NCf:R  Sample Copies Free  Write for One  Uaiiy  and Sunday edition, 75o per month.  Sunday S;������-9i-?is*e!J?^CECfif, 40 fa 53 i/e������es  Tho laigost and most complete Suu>  day   paper noith  of San Franolsso.  tuts,  Sa&-  d.iy edition, $2.00 por y**r.-  Twlce a *fcsk PasMiitelilfteucer  ������.11 ths V.&-WB of the veslt In concise,  dotp-iled i'orra. THE TWICE A  Vv<--.2K i!r-ITI03f IS THE BEST  TWICE A WG1SK i'A?2B PXTB-  LCSTilU) 07J THIS PACIFIC COAST.  Wilts for sample copy and bit convinced. Subscription prloe, $1.00  psi   year.  - DAY SCHOOL  Uuual, subjects taught; also Ian- >  guages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons gW-  en in classes ar individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,.  tadyRnaith,  B. C.  $1  5   LADYSMITH AERIE     NO.  686, F.  B  0. E.     :-:        :-:        :-:        H  Meets iu the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  % j   Secretary, C. H. Rummings. ,  [I 1 ��������� SOLID  mmam^mkmmmttf$f^ti0!mmi^  Via the peoples' [favorite  AH ^c-s .7.a.,i sra VVH1 Take SuTfScrlpttea*  MST-lfiliUie-WCEa CO., Seattle, Wash.  S. i'. WESTON, Business Manager.  l3UbXVkV������VK.'^\X\V<. .W^V-V-V.^VV^SMSSOilfcaatt  taxpajers , desire  something of     the  i:id Indi\ ldually,    we believe all  int'inbcis ()( the council teel that, ii  the city desired a by-law .something  i n the line.-, suggested it would meet  with then approval, but that they  (iesiic, as is inily right, to be guided  *-o fai as possible, by the de-.ucs a.  the ta\iiaveis of the citv.  ������������������ Plans,  Specifications and   De- ������������������  ������������������ tails     furnishad for all kinds S������  '������������������ of work ia the CARPENTER ������������������  ������������������ Line "  ���������* C.   B.   ROBELEE,   Carpenter ������������������  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ave, Lady-  ������������������ smith,  B.  C.  2  Overlands  Daily    j  j  ARK  GYMNASTICS  KKALLV   IN.lL'KIOLS?  J.'iof. Muirhoad, of the Uii-niingham,  .-higUind, ��������� university, declares thai  he modern 'gymnastics aie an ex-  aiistive and demoiuli/iiig c\.ci-cisc.  If this is 11ne he lias issued a swap  ng condemnation of an linpoitant  ail   ol  the c'.'rriculuin of every ciii:-'  i-.itioiuil     uistituiion    in the cniu.Uy. i  If gymnastics aie exhaustive and dc-  noi.ili/ing, thin g\ nuur-itics aie m-  ���������iiKius,    .-diouU  not    be  indiii'r.,,t,il   in,  and slnuhl be discountenanced bv the  'In ols   and   by   the   nie.liial luilei m-  l'.ut     1'iof.  Mini head     I as e.i  en|!\-    said      .soiiie'linig  he  did   nut  mean.  I Iu ie is     abundant evidence of ihe  ,1  e   o|   Hit gymn; siinn.     \i\cf\   ath  t-le ol  note in  the  wmld owes  n r.r.  M- less cd his phv sical devehipnun'.  . tins ndjiiuet ol c. rv iik.iIi in  In, d      .Hid   uniieisil v I'ovs  aie  ���������i i il U> di-velop ihysKally in i!������ i th.-  i'ri-iue of the gymnasium", and go-  ii with this di-ielopn ent tlieie l*-  .u.-illv a c-oi ies| ni'ding adv.'nee* in  I'nlastic atlaini-iei'ls. '1 b!s 'S the  .���������pinei'C.   of  ediuators,   p.ii* i-i -  uud  . udeiits    thenisehfs Hul   il is  ���������>  cl   thai     gyinnasl-ks  ,ne  in a sens'  In a in  e\eie:.'-e as   well as an  cvcr-  se for     niiiseuliir    dcvclopipont.  ��������� miistus given as a icst are im-  .-.iCIable, Foi tb.e reason thai they  ) not irally rest. Indooi i-vi-i'cis-  -, aie e\bai'sting, but if thev aie  imhn.cnled by outdoor oi field  lines  oi   >,poris,   the  mental    stiain  s thoroughly relavel. A cnml/ina-  ioti of gvniiiasiuni and field wck  unishes the i-hvsicnl training and  he  leereatinn   wl-iih   should   go hand  .,  hand  with  sdiool   woik.       ~--  l(     is     probably    iiup    thai  come  s hook'    do   too    much    gvpmasmm  ir-iiirng mil  1"f' l'i'tlc> fu'm  i1^'-11'11--  while it  ninv    he too much to  Wliy All the Pcurl S*ree<N*  Can you toil mo why it is that in  nearly every town of any size you are  sum 10 Unci n Pearl street? There ia  i'.*i!*-on in plenty for Main street, State,  rronl, Kiver, Water, Church, Chapel,,  IliKh, elc, but this bo often repealed  I'earl street is too nnich'for me. If  it were only here anil there it might  pass for a coincidence, but it is so son-  era 1 that 1 nnf inclined to think there  must be some reason for It, though for  the life oi me I can't Imagine what  <he reason may be. Though it may  icein queer to you, 1 have special  ground for wondering about this tiling.  I am not jealous of the man or woman  or fhing that may be the cause of it Commercial Mens' head Quarters,  till, but whoever or whatever be, she mre rroof    ]>uil(jj,^.  or it may be 1 am anxious to find out. J  ���������Margaret   Thompson   iu   New   York  Times.  UiJj.-Siw   Managmen  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  McKinnell &Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly  Kirst  Class.  Passcng������rs can leave Victoria daily  at 8 p. m. or 11 p. m..        , , ,  TICKETS SOLO TO ALL POTNTS  Shortest     route to    Feinie, B. C,  and ALL KOOTKNAY POINTS.  For rates.     folders,     siecping car  reservations and ������.ll information call  on or address  R. G. YIORKES,      E. K. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 79 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  NOTICE.  Persons    found   using our   Patent  CoH:tiiftlblc Theater Hat.  A collapsible theater hat which may  bo   folded   into   a   minute  space  nntl  ���������when necessary-will resume its former .   ��������� .j.���������  sMonietry   has   been   invented'  by" a   Bottle or Stoppers after this notice.  London milliner for the benefit of her   will  be prosecuted.  sc-S.    Tlie  hat,   which   has  been  pat- .' HUMMING BROS.  en ted. is made on nn ingenious frame-    ' ���������  work, which can be covered with pll-   Honeer Soda  Water  Works,  able straw,  chiffon,  lace or eloth-in- ,   - Ladysmith,  B.C.  deed, any material save velvet, which  vonld crii^h too much to bo of service.  It can also be modeled In any shape t<l  suit any style of beauty.  Tlie   Air  of  tlie  Alps.  A scientist of Switzerland has tested  the mountain air of that country and  found that not a microbe Infests the  air above nn altitude of 2,000 feet.  To   FreNlieu   Salt  Flab.  It is well to know that if salt fish is ' | * * ,  wanted quickly the fish Is, freshened |ol /lTWa  much sooner if soaked iu milk, milk J <���������   ,  that is turned being as good   for the  purpose as the fresh milk.  The City Market  R. 'Williamson, Prop.,  Ladysmith  CH������itul<len  In   London,  In London every year there are 13,000  (o l.'.OOO street casualties which tali  for.the use of an ambulance.  n.l  is dpviorali'inic,  '���������  ov Midi a course  ,,n be said 1h it it eVes unt | ro-  Jnce the results that should liciench-  ,1 In this 'cn-c Pwr Muiihead is  ���������iphl To Hiis evtent  presrnl  s\s-  "   l-e  reel    al      urese.it  hko introducing  oi    'en s    of iMskal  Ir.u.M.P  sho.-hl  -                                         , c.,      imroiiL'l.K   over Muled  a������d  m<*nd'd  a.lvr.c.iiinp.     such   a     mensure unlcs' V   'orn"Lmv   2SaS^SBSeSS2S23S??fias������a^.^^^-'^  v^itl'���������?'^���������^  J%s  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Oglivie Flour Hills Co.,   Limited,  makers of   ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD. . FLOUK.     have for some time  past  been p.odueing flour'in a   vastly   improved   and   purified   form  by  the aid  ofULtiCi'RlC.TY  and   having  secured  control   of     all   the basic patents  relating there--  to, take Ibis opportunity of advising   the  public   that  any  unauthorized users  of  the electrical      ll������ur   purifying  pi ocessc.s   will   be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company''Limited  are tho  only millers in ICanada whose iFlour i������  purified by th*5 Electric process  It hho*.ild be borne In mind that  every cold weakens the lungs, low-' -  ers the vitality and prepares the  syhtem for the more serious-diseases, among which are the two  ���������rrcatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  promot 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 pneiuwonia.(  e    Price 25c, Large Size 50c.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������lUtes $1.25 ivi-d $1 50���������  Fne bus to' all (steamboat landings am.  aiU������*, ���������','���������') -vs.    Hb-etric eareeveiy Uv������  . .h.iHeo 10 all parte ol   the'ciiy.   B������  .:.d '..ibk unexcelled.  F. BAVNICS, Propnetor,  ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, 0.  H1LBERT  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1���������������������������4:  F ilcB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  1 r  NANAIMO, LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF LLCENSE..,  Notice is hereby givenHhat-at the  next' silting, of the.licensing Court  to be held at Ladysmith, I intend to  make application lor-a transfer of  the retail liquor license'now held l.v  me for the premises'known as the Pi-  loLHotel, situate on Lot 9, b'lock  12(i Ladysmith, B.-��������� C.from myself to J. B. Thomas<    -.   s   . .   .  CTEORC4R  ITANNAY  Ladysmith,  B. C,  13th May, 1905.  Espimalt & Nanaimo fiaikcy  * *��������� ' 7 j  ^       Time Table No. 54,    TAKINO_ EFFECT "Til  URSD'AY'f'A'PTUL 13,   If 0.1.  l  Norlhhoimd Southbound Northbound Sat. Sun. Southb'd  Leave Daily Arrive   Leave     and  Wed.        Arrive  A.M.      P. M. P. M.     P. M.  Victoria .'. ..  ..'     8:00 12.OC Victoria  -  4.80   7.55  Shawnigan  Lake       10:20 10.46 Shawnigan Lake .... 5.17  C.46  -Duncans       H;00 ,10.02 Duncan     5.55 5.55  Ladysmith       11:57    9.10  Ladysmith  ....   ._.....  C.15  5.00  Nanaimo   '   12:40    8.20 Nanaimo      7.37  4.16  Ar.  Wellington     - ..  12:53Lv 3.00  Ar. Wellington    7.52  de 4.00  S. S. "JOAN��������� sails trom Nan aim o for Vancouver Daily except Sun-  . day; 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.  OEO. L. COURTNEY.  ' -   Traffic Manager.  ^^vC--^-^*^.*^.^^^.**-^.**^*^^^  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND.SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Work:s at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager. |  ^���������^���������J-fcWt^i^'fcK^fc-te^^  =r*K  W. SILER. ,     .  aEMERAL"������XPBEB8 AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DC1* ������������������:  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADVSMITH SHAVING  PArtlORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������J  RATJ2S $i oo PKR DAY-  SAMl*I,!{.ROO.������S  BAR SUPPLIED WITH B*S?X  WINES, LIQUORS. CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Meat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting; and Gehing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMUR TRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B.C.  \      LIVERY, BOARDING AND  ' SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY. '  DAVID JOHNSON  TICKET   OFFICE  and   Yates  St=.,  Cor.  Government  Victoria. B. C-  )  Trains  Transcontinenta1  Trains  Daily  HtNK?S^NURSfRitS  NEW CROP-     .,".;  HomeGrowu 8c   Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD      and FLOWER  SEEDS  THOUSANDS    OF   FRUIT,   & I sleepers on all  trains.  Th.ough tick  [ I ets issued  to all  paints  East      and  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited," Hide on it always.  Up-to-date      Pullman    and     Tourist  JPHONE 66  ������  *  *:  *������;iMj������������-*������*������*������***������**.*������*������ ���������--'���������*  -���������  LADYSMITH J  This   Hi,l,i-l   has    l.een   coin|di-lely  Bnnril  and  lodgin;.'; -$ I .<I0  per day.  renovated  HOTEL    PRETORIA  IW  Supplii'd   w'th  the   Best    Wines,  Lienors and  Cif.ars.  rpi  ^  1st, Avenue :-:  :-: :-: Ladysmilh B.C.  hovering  Old Surface >  U'e have JusL received a large sliip-  :iicnt of the fanioi.s Melrose Liiuiid  i'lunls, tho lust on tlie marl.et at  *-. 1.75 per gallon. We also handle Maple Leaf brand of varnishes, buggy  paints, etc., in fact wc have everything tn beautify the. hoiiie,  Wailpnpcrs from lilc to $1.00 per  Doiilile Roll.  Painting and paperhanging done at  reasonable rales,  at  HARRY KA  FTRST  AVENUE  W  at Market  Geo. Roberts, X  Prop   Healers in   Pianos and  Organs'.'. .  Ladysmith, 0. C.  .HODOD END RONS,   ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are You  Qoing  Then be sure your tickets read   via  tlie  i  I  L  The   only   line   now   making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST.J?AUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the     Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  and  ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete  information, ask your  local agent or  write,  F. W. PARKER  General   Agent,  151   Yeeler Seattle.  South,  also  Pullman  tickets  issued  and  berths'reserved.  Only direct route to. Yellowstone  Piark. Cheap rates from all points  Easti from March '1st to-Mafy .15th'.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Very,, low rates  now in effect. Cabin'accommodation  reserved hy wire.  . For further  particulars call  at  the  oil!  or phone No.  45(5.  A. D* CARLTON, .0. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  S.P., General  Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria,   B.C  THEJONESHOTLL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bai  (Hall Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  JOT ICE is herehy given  that at  the  ext  sitting  of   the   Licensing  Court  he held at Ladysmith,  1  intend to  pply for a. transfer* of . the retail   liquor  license     now  held by    iiie     f������/r  the       premises        known      as     the  Central     Hotel,      situate   (in   Lot   I,  Block 20,  Ladysmith,  B.C., fiom my-  elf   lo   David   II.   Davies   and       from  he :-:a!d   Central   to  (ihe  Now    V>est-  rn   Hotel,   slf utile - on   Lot  f>,   Block  8.  Ladysmith,  B.   O. ;  FRANK   BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B; C, May 2nd, 1805.  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT  fYuDICK   AND  LADY SMITH-Shlngles * Specialty.  .- s ��������� Manufacturers    ol���������  Rou^Ji and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln Dried  Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber  In    Stock.  THE CANADIAN BANK  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  ''--���������'; BE. WALKER, 'General. Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under  ...    3 cents    , -,.*.     j  Over $5 and not exceeding $10..;... "6 cents  ������������    $io'    ���������'"'��������� " $30......  10 cents  .      :      "    $30       " " $50   15 cents  Th<*������ti* Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C  nada of^a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and :it the principal banking: point-,   Il the United States.  NECrlAllLE AT A,FIXED RATK A  THE CANADIAN RANK Oi' COMMERC   . LONDON, ENG.  Tliey form an excellent method of reinittin   small sums of money  with safety and at small   -ost.  L,ADVP^ITH BRANCH -i -W.   A.  CORNWALL.   Manager.  BOOTS  AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing  and  making  to order   a  speciality.  TJJOriAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best accommodation  for  transient  and permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has heen comiort-  ..LIy furnished and the bar Is up-to-  late. Rates $1.00 a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������: :���������: :���������: ���������>=-; LadysHaitb  LADYSMITH  BAKBRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to bs delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM PRODUliE  Orders   will   he  delivered  anywhere  in the city promptly  and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on the  ESsplanado.  JAS. WARNOGK, ,  <'���������  4  fl  $  4  m  ' 'A  , /J  M������  tMm -^,
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of sending away for' anything    you may reijuire in
Hardware or Garden Tools
Wo caa supply y��ur want* in aW  seasonablb  goods such a* Hoes,
Spades, Sl'ovels, Rakes, Law*  Mowers, Poultry netting, Etc.
Prices Always Right
PITT & PETERSON,
Duncan,    B. C,
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DUNCAN
STAGE LEAVES FOR COWICIIAN
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DUNCAN
ESTABLISHED 1878
and QUAftlCHAN
W, P. JAYNES
���Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���
AGENTS FOR���The American CVearn   Separator Co-, Grant Powder C5o.,
and B. C. Pottery Company. - '
Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from' Home Grown Product*.
PRICE BROS.,
Proprietors.
Quamichan Hotel
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Keast's Livery &
Freighting Stables
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Headquarters   for
Tourists and Commercial Men
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BOATS "ON SOMENOS LAKE.
Splendid Fishing, Telephone connec
tion.
FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.
Duncans Station.
-H. Keast, Proprietor
Staga leaves Mount Sicker at   7 a.m.,
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at 12:30 p.m., daily., except     Sundays.
returning, leave*   Duncan
(Specials at short notice.)
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ROBT. GRASSIE & SON
GENERAL BLACKSMITHS
HORSE SHOEING A^ SPECIALTY
STATION STREET,
DUNCAN, B.C.
DUNCAN   ^V"" STABLES
S. J. Hagan, Manager
MILLINER!' STORE
OPENED AT DUNCAN
��� Newest  creations  in Millinery. Up-
to-date Hats   Made and Trimmed to
Order at Shortest Possible Notice.
FLOWERS,      FOIL AGE.   All    Ladies     cordially      invited    lo inspect
AN IDEAL TOURIST AND |
HEALTH RESORT f
Tourists and  .sportsmen  making this hotel  their headquarters- will appreciate the excellent cuisine and service.
Electric light is fitted through
out.    There is a good   supply
of water.     No mosquitos.
SHAWNIGAN LAKE
f.rst-class
Freighting a Specialty   ���*���
PRICES riODERATE
TURNOUTS     OF    RIGS,    HARNESS,   riORSES.
DUNC AN.l.   B. C.
Your patronage solicited
Telephone  in  Connection.
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BICYCLE AND GUN  REPAIRING.     ACETYLENE   GAS
FiXTUflESAND  GENERAL METAL WORKING
Fine lines, WATCHES, CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.
SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.
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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
uhali be collected on the gioss output.
Quartz���Persons of eighteen years
and over and joint stock companies
holding free miners' certificates may
obtain  entry for a mining location.
A free iiii_ei 's certificate is granted
for one or more years, not exceeding
five years, upon payment in advanca
$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
dame -with  two  legal  posts,  bearing
location notices, one at each end   on
the line o. the lode or vein.
The claim shall be recorded within
fifteen     days  if located within    ten
miles of a mining recorder's office, cna
additional   day  allowed   for every additional   ten  miles  or  fraction.    The
fee for recording a claim is $5.
At     least  $100 mtist be expended
on the   claim     each year or paid to
the mining recorder  in lieu  thereof.
Dredging iu the rivers of Manitoba
and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukoi
Territory���A free miner may obtain,
only two leases of five miles each for
a term of twenty years, renewable in
the discretion of the Minister of the
Interior.
The lessee's right is confined to the
submerged bed     or bars of the river
below low water mark, and subject
to the rights 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 miles,
hut where a person or company haB
obtained more than one lease one
dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient. Rental,- $10 per
annum for each rails of river leased.
Royalty at the rate of 2J 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 ]"��sec-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 iu the year of the
the date of the lease.
The lessee shall have one dredge ii
operation within two years from the
date of the lease, and one dredge for
each live 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 io 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 from1" 1,000 to 2,000
feet. All other placer claims shall be
J50 feet square.   .
Claims are marked by_ two legal
oosls, one at each end, bearing notices.1 Entry must be obtained.-within ten miles of mining'Recorder's of-
lic-e. One extra day allowed for each
additional ten miles or fraction.
The person or company staking a
'*' rnnst Iiald a free miner's osrti-
ncat*.
ri.o discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in
.cngth, 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 lJie rate
of two and one-half-per cent, on the
alue of the gold shipped from - -the
Vukon Territory to be paid to    the
Comptroller.
No free miner shall receive a grant
of more than one mining claim      on ,
each separate river, creek or gulch, {
but the same miner may hold   . any j
number of claims by purchase,    anil <
free miners may work their claims in
partnership by filing notice and pay- i
ing a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be
abandoned and another obtained     ou
the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice and paying a fee.
Work must be done on a claim each
year to the value of at least $200.
A certificate that work has "    been
done must be obtained each year;     it
not, the claim flail be deemed to   be
abandoned,  and    open to occupation
and entry by a free miner.
The boundaries of a claim may   be
defined absolutely  by having a survey
made and publishing notices  in    the
Yukon official  Gazette.
Petroleum���AH 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 1920 acres for such period as he may decide.
the length of width shall not exceei.
tlirse limes the breadth.
Should the prospector discover oil
n paying quantities, and satisfactor-
ly establish such discovery, an area
not exceeding 640 acres, including the
oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre and
the remainder of the tract reserved
namely, 1,280 acres will be sold
at the rate of three dollars an
acre, subject to royalty at such rate
as may be specified by order-in-coun-
Gt't   Bn��y.
The successful man ia usually busy,
and the busy man is usually successful. The young man, whatever his vocation, who has not learned to economize his time ami keep busy has not
got the lesson most essential to a prosperous, useful and happy life.
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Hra. Einvaou'is Stolen Book and How
SI:e AdJuHtcU Matter*!.
"It is the easiest tiling in the world,"
6aid Mrs. Empson, "to be a shoplifter.
I turned one myself today. 1 stole a
book called 'Happy Thoughts For Happy People.' I didn't mean to steal il.
I picked it up by mistake and walked
away with it. L didn't know 1 had it
until I got almost home."
"Iu that case," said Empsou, "I sup-,
pose you will take it back."
"Y-y-yes, I suppose so. Tlie only difficulty about that is that 1 don't know
whore to take it. I don't know where
I j,rot Jt. Iwas in the book department
of half a dozen stores and at every
counter I looked ��t a 'Happy Thoughts'
book. I don't know whi.'h place it was
that I really turned thief."
"It was probably the last place you
were in," suggested Empson. "At any
rate, I advise you to go there and explain your mistake. They will probably know their own goods."
Mrs. Empson promised to attend to
tbe restoration of purloined literature
early the following morning. Evidently his wife's misdemeanor weighed
heavily ou Mr. Empson's mind, for his
first question that night was about the
book. r: :    ,-���   . ���,
'"Did you take it back?" he asked.
"Yes."
"Belonged where I thought It did, I
suppose?"
"Yes���that is, the floorwalker thought
It was theirs."
"That's good" said Empson. "I'm
glad you've got it settled. I've worried
about the matter all day. I see you
made good by buying more stuff as
well -as returning the book. -Bought
this there, didn't you?"
Empson took a short length of lace
from tbe table and- dangled it before
his wife's eyes.
.   "Yes,"  she said.   "You  see, it was
awfully hard to explain, the floorwalker seemed so cross.   I was afraid he
wouldn't understand and would have
me arrested or something, so when he
said the book was theirs"���
She looked at Empson appealingly.
"Yes," he said, "and then"-
"Why, then, Ididu't have the courage
to confess that I had stolen the book.
I pretended that I wanted to make an
exchauge, so he gave me a credit check
for 98 cents, and 1 bought this lace
with that."���New York Press.
Jin [British Columbia
Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed
from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops
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S��S>^"������ **-*'-' -
Miners' Drilling Machines,
Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened by us always gives satisfaction.  Picks handl ed and repaired.
Stiips mi tiling    in aP     its   Branhea.
Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmiths.
David Murray
Buller Street   -   -    -    -  Ladysmith, B   C
WE   NEVER   SLEEP
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BUT ARE     ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT FOR    THE BEST MEATS
IN THE MARK ETS.
WE ARE NOW BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF THB, ���"
CKIES,  YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU 'BUY FROM US.
PAN NELL   &    PLASKETT
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LAC /SMITH TRANSFER CO. *
ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE MOVED PROMTTLY A ND SAFELY.
Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.
Abbots ford.
���'^E^r^^ra^:;^^^
Would 'J'lrc Hla Jaws.
A Cambridgeshire farmer was recent- j
ly arguing with a French chauffeur,!
who hud slackened at an inn, ou the!
merits of the horse and the motor car.;
"Give me a 'orse," remarked the
farmer. "Them travelin' oil shops is
too oncertain for me."
"Eet ees prejudice, my friend," the
chauffeur replied. "You Engleesh are
behind the times. You will think deef-
airent some day. "
"Behind tbe times be blowed!" came
the retort. "PVaps nex' time the
Proosfans are round Paris and you
'ave to git your dinner off a steak from
the 'lad wheel of a moty car ^you
Frenthies '11 wish you wasn't so jolly
well up to date!"���Birmingham (England) Xews.
Leave orders at   the
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OUR WAV  IS TO SEE HOW MUCH
WE   CAN   GIVE  YOU  FOR  YOUR
MONEY
MOT IN QUANTITY
BUT IN QUALITY      ,
IF YOU WILL TRY US YOU WILL
RE WELL SATISFIED WITH OU?
METHODS.      NOW,   ABOUT
Reed Furniture
Tlie  Proper  Materiel.
"I suppose they'll make a successful
airship In tiiae."
"They'd be more likely to make one
out Of time."
"Out of time?"
"Yes; 'time flies,' you know."���Philadelphia Press.
any-
Keeping- Up the Interest.
Fuddy���Do you think there is
thing immoral in dancing?
Duddy���No, I don't know that I do;
but, then, somebody has to say there is
now and then in order to keep dancing
in fashion.���Boston Transcript.
Excuse   Bnonirli.
"He spoke very harshly of you yesterday."
"I can't blame him. He owes me
money and hasn't any way of paying
It."���New Orleans Times-Democrat.
We show over ONE IIUNDRE D    difterent     designs in REED  and
RATTAN CHAIRS and SETTEES, every one of winch is chosen
with a view to its durability   and comfort, as well as; its ARTISTIC APPEARANCE.     A few suggestions
LADIES  REED  ROCKER*-.',   cane seals,  fiom      $3.'*9
REED   RECEPTION    5H\1RS,  from !*.3.7r> each  upvaids.
CORNER CHAIR, similar to   llluslialion, price        	
REED   VERANDAH   SETTEES, 4 fl.  Ions,  P"W    -  -    ���  ���
Our catalogue shows  a complete range
$.3.00
$8.50
oi tho:>e snoods.
WEILER   BROS.
VICTOR! \,   B.C.
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3AINTINCI,
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 1C0 acres.
The patent for a mining location
shall provide for the payment of a
Royalty of 2�� per cent, of the sales
of the products of the location.
Placer Mining���Manitoba and tho
N.W.T., excepting the Yukon Tcrri-.
tory���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
long and extending between high and
low water mark. The latter includes
bar diggings, but extends back to the
base of the hill or bank, but not exceeding 1,000 feet. Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may
be obtained.
ell.
JAS.  A. SMART.
Deputy  Minister of tho  Interior.
Department  of the Interior, w
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GALEDONIAN"
Stage Money.
Time is stage money to the man who
Is out on the highway In quest of a
Job.���Judge.
      j nt
:  ���        He Wanted to Know.     "tjjfaL.
Leads Them    All
IN QUALITY
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R. P. RITHET,
& Co., Ltd
Pacific Coast   Agency.
VICTORIA, :-: :-: :~-: .-; :-B.C.
He���Why does a woman always shed
tears when she is happy?
She���She doesn't.
He���Well, why doesn't she?���New
York World.
The   Ktcrnal   Feminine.
She had been tlin.urfh .school and college
And could wrlli- herself A. B.;
She had studied a profession
Which had added an M. D. ;
She'had dwelt In college settlement*
And had clear, decided views j
On political developments, .;{*/-
And she read the daily news, ' $'*'
But she still remained all feminine    ''jS'>
Despite acquired lore. 3 J
She could never meet a woman '" t
.Without noting all she wore. I
���Tudor Jenks in Harper's Baxtur.   '
PAPER
ETC.
HANQING
Work done properly and at - right
irices. Shop and residence in rear
>f Ladysmith   Hotel.
J.  E.  SMITH, Prop.
TRANSFER OF LICENSE.
OTICE is hereby given that at the
ext sitting  of  the  Licensing  Court
o be held at Ladysmith, I intend to
pply for a transfer  of the retail liquor      license     now   held     hy    me
for   the   premises    known     as     the
Kin^s Hotel situate on Lot 1, Block    JSt Ave<.lie
97,  Ladysmith,   B.   C,  from   myself   j
to Pal my r Tassin. i
WILLIAM JOSEPH.
By his duly authorized agent,
HENRY REIFEL.
H.O. MILES
Contractor  and Builder
REPAIRING  of all  kinds  promptly
attended to.     Shop on Gataere    at.
M. R   SIMPSON.
Solicitor,  Etc.
Mdnsy   to
Loan
LADY5MIT'
l    Ladysmith   TBmp'e No.  5 Rathbone
i Sisters meets  in the Oddfellow's hall
12nd and  4th  Tuesday at 7.30  p. m.
I Mrs.  Kate Tate,  secretary.
H.
Meatmarket
**T
T
LADYSMITH, B. C. i ifr mi f mi i'ihw'
LOCAL ITEMS
Di    R.  B.   Dier  is,  again in Ladysmilh and can be Lauvd  at all hours
at his ofhce.on High stieet. I
Ml and Mis Walter Thompson returned on the nine I rain fiom Nanaimo. *
The Jul\ 1st celebiation committee will meet in the Opeia House
linn /lifting loom al eight o'clock
tonight All ineniheis ,��e lequested
1o pul   iii an appe.iiantc.    ,
"Sesleiday was a glui 1011s (lav an<l
Hie walei was doited fiom moining
lill night with pleasuic boats Last
evening I heir- was not a low boat
li 11 iu llavdcn \' 11-aii up's boathoi'-s"
r\eiv one being tal en by pleasiue
.sr-e!i"is.
Gel   your
Knight's.
Stiinl.iv   Colonists       at
bin.del
I)
Roble\,      tlie  well-Known
n.is recent Iv nccled close by
11u- mail el siniaic, a line swing foi
public use 'Ihe swing is-well con
st nidcd and needless to saV is veiy
popul.ii wiih Ihe childien in the \i-
cinit', On fh- top ��>r tbe stiuctuie
is  All    Roblev's sign.
.AH. Mian Pottei, of Sunnysidc,
Chemainiis, was in this city this
moining Mi Poller leaves m-\t ,
week foi ihe north, v.heie he in- I
tends vol lung some gold claims that
he -.Liked when on his last \isit to
the  noilb
SPGR7
S'l l liliERT DEFEATED TYLER
j AT   NVNAIMO.
I    Nanaimo,    June    12.���Tlie   fiflcen-
ioi n.i bOMiig contest  foi   the bantam
��� wcujit chainpuiiislup  of   Nanaimo bell wem Casey Tyler and  J    Sluhhvit
was  pulled  ofl   in  the  AthiVUc   Club
aiena   Sat unlay   evening   hcioie        a
\ei\   small audience      Mi    A    A    Da-
\i.s,   in   announcing   Ihe   puutipals   to
tlie audience, Mated that  tlie con test
w.i>   lo   be a hfWvii-ioiind   boding contest      foL   the  hanlam-wuglil   cham-
piouship oi     the c ly,  MaHfms       of
Queonshiiiy Miles io go*.tin, both men
to  bieak  iiee     in clinches     By mii-
U'al   consult  All.   A.   Ilambeil    was
appo.fitv.l  lefeiec' ami .Mi    B   Foicim-
inei,     ol     Lad\ smith,   olhi i.il   time-
Keeper    Chas   Killen and Kiank Hugh
es  aeie  the seconds  foi   T\Iei,      and
.jol n   \'ipoml  an'.!   1)    Kei��uson   weie
behind Stubl.eit.
Tbe (igliting  Was  about e\en  up lo
Ihe  hfth   lound,   when  both  men  appeal eli   liesh aftei   llie  icst and   immediate!}   wini   io  clinch.   Slubtieit
iiislu.l   and    landed   .stil'i   light        to
stoni.tCh,   which   put   T) lei   down    to
ihe count   of fo.u     T\Iei   jumped   io
his    feet      ,*nd   spaired   foi   opening
Slul('eit   lushed   bis man and  Ian led
light and   left   to  body,   putting    Ins
man  down     Tj h i   was   up al       the
count  of eight,  hul appealed gioggy
Suil\>jit      went   aftei   Ins mm      in
uhiliunid  fashion and, lau.hd a nghi
swing  to  jaw,   putting  out   lus  m.iii
on  the coi in of ten.
ONTVRIO fOOTI'.ALL TEAM
DEFEAT WEST MOLNT
(Salt, On I., June 12���Tbe On Lino
Association Fool Mill Team Olympic
champions plajed West Mount Team,
lt.cal cnampious lieie on  Satin day, de
Mi.     Gcoiqc Hannay has teceived
1 lie    following    telegiam fiom J. H.
HawthoinlhwaiU*,    M.   I'.     I',  which j
has been banded to The Ledgei      loi j
publication I
VicloLia,  IL C,  June l'l,  l9��-"��
Ceo   lianna},   Es��j.,   Ladjsmith  ,   f
J Luc sent . following telegram to
Atloinev (icneial, who, with Pie-
iL.er, is still alisonl' Would uige iin- ,
mediate in\esligalion of lcceut e -,
leged lest case widci eighl-houi la"'
at? La.lvsniilh II new-.papa iepoii
,s 'one't       puceedings weie laioi.il o
am       cud. nee of * collusion o,   gross   V WCOl YKI*  13 YSK1LYLLERS
iln"1    <U,IMK1' I DEFEAT  BELLI NCI1IAM
(.aielessness.  |
J.  II.   lTWVTnORNTHW'ATIl
hating Wet Mount 411 al, fine, closeh
contfsti.l  game    ' b\   scene of 2  lo   1
Hi lulu  game   will   he  pla\ed   in   Call
011  July   1st.
��rnm*fa
���fiiiBr'
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rrrt^m��*mrritrm*tf''*" ��� '���"��� "**~'-��- '
CORRESPONDENCE
L'outiibutions   are  published   if  written on subjects It hat aie oi general   inteiest.    All   communications
must     he signed  by the eoriect
name of tlie wiitei, not for publication,  but as evidence of good
faith.    A letter  may he  published
o\ci   any   name.    The   publishers
ot  this paper do not in any way
rndoise, guarantee, 01  accept     as
conect, any of      the statements
made   111 such   cornmuineations.
SIMON   LIESEK'S   �����'^���"*
HAVE ENJOYABLE PlCMC
Mi.  II       Mack 1111,  manngci   of  the
Simon  Leisei   Compan\'s local   slou*
gave the employees a picnic yesleula\
The pally   left  hy  launch eaily      m
the  11101 li'mg foi   Galiano Island,     at
which  plate U.ev spjnt   the day     It
was     laUi  when   the  pally leluincil,
an I     all  weie  unanimous  in  voting
lln- dav a most plea'.ant  one, and   m
beailih   IhanKing Mi    and  Mls  Mack
li 11   101   then   kindness
FIRE SCARI-
IN'  THE
El ROPE
HOTEL
The     fue department had .tnothet
c.J!  on Satuiday night about,    nine
o clock,   Iilc   hawng   keen   dtsco\eied
in   the      Eiaope   Hotel     It  appeals
thai   a liglilc.l   lamp   was   left .standing on  arable close  hy  the window
oi one  ol   the  looms    A  sluing, wind
w.is   blowing   a 1    the   time   and    the
<ui tain   was   blown   aoo'c   the   llaine
an I  caught  file    An  al.um  was  tin lied   in b\""someone  who saw  the bla/c
iKin  t.utsiue,   but   befoie  the hi igade
.linud      U.e  Hames had been CKtin-
giiishcd wiih   no finthei   loss than tin
1111 lain
Bellin-ijiam, W'.ish., Juno 12 ���-In an
1 \cepuon.ill)   good name heie ycstci-
u.iv   \aii'-oiivei   defeated   Bellingham
at   baseball loin   to  thiee
\n excuision oi Nehia.sK.i liiml.e-i
deah'is 1 cached heie Lite last mght
and is be-inq- en lei tamed today with
an cycuision among islands of the
Sound and an elaborate salmon bake
foi   dinnei
'Iacoma, June   12���The populatiin
ol   this  citv,   based   on   anew  dnec-
loi v   |usl   issued  1, estimated at  7 1,-
7!)."��
OUmpip.���Captain    W     Il.irt  Wc-
Ilaig, on U'hall of the '-Mb legim.-nt
ol   Dune   of  Connaught's   own   RiI'ps,
nas sent   a challenge  lo   Vdj   Oeneial
01   the   National   (U'aids  at   Wellington    fdi    afnendly  nfle contest   be-
iwcn  teams  of  t2ii   men   fiom      Ine
Canadian iegiiiii.nl and  the s.nim nun!
I ei     fiom  Hie  see0.id   nifanliy   iegl-
inenl,   Washington     'Ihe  cluPeiiie   ir,
.i(i\;.lid   and   the ontesl   is   to  occui
Jul,  2(��th at   Yaiicouv"]   R C
LadssniiMi, June 12
Editoi Ledgei, Sii ��� In taking up
Mini valuable papci nhoui a week
ago I noticed you had many cones-
pondeuls all witling on \arious .subjects which weie, io my mind, veiy
��� 11 teiest ing and for winch 1 looked
ury eainestK in e\eiy sulM't'iuout
i>-sue But lo' what a sudden stop.
II '���eemed, sir, that you had issued
wail mandate foi a halt and it had
been foitbwitb obe>ed Two of your
(01 lespoinlcnt.s I consideied were veiy good, 11 eating in an able inannei
iinpoitanl siib,ec<s. fTefcr'to Mr.
I. D Thom.is and lo Islander, Mi.
f'co llann.n in endeawning to ans-
w��i these gentlemen wrot<* in sucli a
lniuhling naluie and tine socialistic
s(\le that it w,ss more laughable
linn clevaiui" He put me in mind
of the Dutchman's pioverhial flea,
novv he's heie, and now he's there
no' .Miswenng the pie\ious comnnm
nations but fpiotlng soeinlisiie liter-
< lie, and it was \ei\ evident that
"e was not .equal to the task he im-
dnitool ' and liked the'idea of
his name appearing in pr.nt, presum-
ull* looMng for newspaper notorietv,
which is a ndieiiVius thnnr, vorv
<hea)\ and shows the calibre or such
a jicis. n Howc-ci      he    is quitf*
\oung \et and      when lie is taken to
tas\ a'few times he will leain to use
a  li tie    discietion      Be     was vcrv
U,l I  111     (hiiemg  the     public whaif
was a political   lob,  and even  in  the
face or     a dcma.1      fiom Mr   Thomas
���,]  savo,     it veild  he \(ry  haid  to
make (lie  public  Lelicae  anylhing   to
the miliar v.     Who does he mean by
the public        Is it Ceo   Hannay &
Co ������     Bid     he cer ha\e a political
,ob   got  through  political  hiciids, 01
(ll(l',1(. 0vei      got  one on |>me menf
, (-t  i���n,     as'c hlmseir such questions
I eh re he     rushes into print charging
oilici-?      Mr. Thomas tier ted him  in
benevolent  1pn.1l and let  him
u���v easv and'   if he had evci
an effoit  to     answei  bun  he
have met his * Waterloo and
-rial ing headlines  would  evei
sniehlm      In  the fare, "Foi.l-n.sh
in whcie Angels '^lo^gj   ���
SiCiifiL''
iifin
iiiwtr liiiTiiriinf '��fT�� nVi iTi'^iT
jT >..i-���',���,��JfV-,���'-^-
aw - -1 ,w "-.^a*awa��ifi
max
Ah Wing ft Oo,
Merchant  Tailors
Ladles' and Gents' Clothes Made to
Ordv-r.
PERFECT-FIT GUARA^T'I M
LADYSMITH,   B.   C.
CARPET
angiv  ?vpiession   111
eoiniii"   low.uds   him
ed him to nuJie a ([��Jie'.  and compleie
nlteialioii in  lus couise    A    fall and
I uell-piopoi lioncd   man   Willi  a    *.eiy
his  eves,     'was
attued   m       a
coat   somewhat   lesemhling'Jhat      rf
the '/cbia, and Ijehind him w.alked   a
;iaity of small but eiideal i-n\s, who
weie     "udviitly  engaged  111 making
comments of an uueomplimcnlaiy na-
tuie, while, to add to the pom man's
embaiia.ssmenl,   the oiomeiudcis    of
Ihe  fashionable   thoioughfaie      weie
No waste with this caipet-
matches     e\ei> where.     Red
a,nd Fawn. 27 inch, 3 ply
Tapestry,  foi   Monday-selling at.
25c P* Yard I
DRYSD4LE-STEVE JiSeii
r
Go.   Ladysmith
stating al  him in amused  wonder as
he"passed   them    "This  is  no   place
foi   me," ,sa'id   the comedian  to liim-
[seli',   on   beholding  the   tragic  lesult
of his j'o'.e, and he disappeaied down
a side   turning  with  moie  than      lus
usual alertness <>r step.    Tn the evening  he  iccei\cil   a inessagc  110111    the
'Canadian complaining   lhat  he" had,
Ih'cii  down   Bond   stieet,   hut had not
se*en the smallest  coiifiimation of tbe
fashion he bad been induced to adopt
and asked  for an  I'vphinalion.  It being      Ihe last     night   of the musical
cal comedy in  which he was playing,
and /his intention being1, lo k,a\e"Loii-
den  on   the   monow   for  aiamfding
holiday,   Mi    Aithui   Robeits  replied
to   the  Canadian  dandy's  hotel   that
he    would be    well coui^cnanced by
stuped   fiock  suits   if   he'went     ito
Hyde  Pal k  in  his  on   the  following
afternoon.     Mr     Robeits     has-  not
hcaid  what  became of him theie.
NAPS
a \eiy
ilovn
inai'e*
wou'd
tin "-e
st
MENS'     .
TWO-THREAD
BAL8RIOOM4
ONOEHWEAR
Schilling's Best Tea   Money refunded   if  not   to  youi   liking at   Simon
Leisei  &  Co ,   Ltd.
Photographs ���Today and until i\V>n
day, June l'Mb, the studio will r,c op
en al Lad\sm,t,h Cabinets 1.2 M pei
do'/en and up
FRICKE &  SCI1KKCK
NOTICE.
Fiom      this  date  the uhdcisigned
will   not  he  lesponsible, foi, any   in-
debledness      inclined  eicept, on       a
wntten oidei signed b'y the sccietary
Rowland  Machin
V    I    EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.
Non Peisonal Liability.      '
1 Victoria, B. C, May  18th, 1005.
We are selling at reduced prices ma-1
j ny articles which will, please our customers both as regards  quality and
price
SUMMER WEARING,APPAREL
NEGLIGEE SHIRTS
MENS' NECKWEAR
1
SOCKS
Special value in Mens' Summer
Vests. We wanr to fit yoa out for
July 1st, and our latest arrival of
Mens Shoes and Hats enable us to
do justice to your wants.
SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.
LADYSMITH
GATACRE ST.
'-EM
W. G. Fraser
IM:
MerchantTailorr
(1st Avenue)
Spring Stock on hand. Call early and
get your choice.
WHITE   SWAN   CRMMOI'IIOSES.
Ahs       .John     McDonald,      ol   lli^b
Slut.,     La.nSMiilb,   u.is   the   luc-.\
hohlei       c f   coupon   \o    l',U)~>,   which
uiev.    Ihe   {;iaiii-o-pnoiie  111   tlie      iast
diauni-j,  an aliped   loi   useis ji\\ii   e
Swan Soap,  by the B.C. ."soap V* ui-.s
o'f  Victoria.  Mrs.   McDonald pronounces  it  a line  inslrunveiii,  in good eou-
''difioii,   and  expresses   herself :.s   well
lih'ased   with  it.   These   lalkiiif;      machines   will   be  jj,iveii  away  for  a few
ihoiiMis     more      to   introduce  White
SWiiu Soap,   nn   iinic-le  of  \n\!,h   merit, which stands  comparison with any
oli.,i     soap      on  ihe marlvet.       The
sleiuh   increase in   Uie  output  of   this
article   shows   that   the   general   public   iippiveial'c   this   c-oiiiniodity,      the
Kiiie   of   I his   soap   bavin"'   increased
enormously   since   first   introduced.
\\\ .1. l'endry. the prc-prielor of
the 15.C. Soap W'orlis, will be{.;in
shortly witli the erection of a nc-w
.V'lh,Odii plani, which will enable him
to furlh:-r improve *c output cf the
���faclorv, and addin-j; new lines to the
ones now   niauufactured.
I'eudrav's ^oo.ls have been man 11-
fi,.ctuied for (i.er th'iriy years jn this
counlry  ;.nl   are  u;uaranLec<l wherever
Kohl.-'
Tlie Rc\    R      J- ��J��wcn> rector ��f
the lecal     C-h-nch of     England,  ha
Ik cm foi  the past     few weel s pie,.ai
candidates     foi confirmation
SunclAV     evomiift     ���\l the
of     Columbia will  hold
sei-MCts   in Jnc chuuli
1111
<*e
l5i-diop
In mat ii n
ami
!, 1
con
REST VALUE IN
CITV
THE
'    m,s   Tbos    Kiddie  turned  n.
>n���nii  tiam  fioiii   Duu&M*.
Sunday Evaminer, New Yoil
���.,,,  Now   Yo.K  World,   loi  sale
Knicrht's  hooU   stoie.
the
loin
$1.25 Pf suit
Black  cashmere Sox.
25c Pair
Stoves
Wcare rnjking them of the Newest
Styles.
Stoves
Pattern and Latest
WE DO ALL KI\rDR OT LOU \I)RY WORK
Oni   I litis ate Uc sona   ble
SEE  ()( R    NEW P'IO\ES   IN   UL  MR  AND  ADAM'S WINDOWS
LADYSrilTH IRON& :10VE WORKS CO., LTD.
en m m
'PHONE 2-
LADYft\HT)i.
���TfJLJi'J '
"EARLY RIVERS' GHERRIES
TH13 FIRST
Island Grown Cherries
THIS  S 1'
FINE  QUALITY PCT I
ASftN
l> IN
POUND  BASKETS
W. T. HBDDLE   CO.
Williams' Block
Ladysmitli
ParticularGrOccrs.
Telephoue
-  I'oalini!; and
moil   l.eiser &
rejratta shirts
Co.'s  Lid.
it    Si-
Those   people
vices  of  :i ��ooil
lo call  on Dr.
iif.w on   can  be
, High  street, at
who   mniirc
, dentist   will
'{.   II.   Dier,
found   at   ho
all  hours.
the
ser-
, well
1 from
.ice on
On June J-lih, .loth, Ifith, and 17th
the Northern Pacilie Railway Co.,
wiilsell round trip rates to all Eastern points- at" very low rates. . C!o-
iii-K limit ninety (lays, For all- i 11-
formalion hj��| ly to office, ('ornei;:'' of
Y;i I is tt (lovi-rnmeiil si reels, Victoria.  I!,  f. s-   .
|)0pul,u   comedian,   p'ajuift  the  pai t.
01 �� man \ery much about   town, appealed 111 a fioch suit made of adaiK
blown  matciiai,   thinly  stuped   with
white, aftei  the style Mf the summei
lounge suit  which  was so fashionable
a few   jeais ai;o.    This e\liaoi(Iinai\
Set-uji strongly  toc-k the fancy of  a
'dressy     .Canadian  "in  front''       one
night, and  he  wrote to  Mr.  Roberts
���is-chiiT bini      wht*(li?r  it   represented
l|)."  latest   London   fashion.   He      rc-
ceJTOl  an   answer   to   the-effect   that
jl   represented  only a mild   form     of
the newest  thing  in  frock suits,   the
real ajt'iele, such as >tliosc\ worn * Jb'y
Ihe smart set of the Wssl, having-'a
much     -broader  stripe 011   it,  '   and
sleeves turned over al   the cuffs with
brown   velvet.
A few wveUs later after providing
this useful information Mr. Roberts
was walking one afternoon nlono-
Hond street, when his attention was
drawn   lo  a little scene  which   indue-
JJKKTUD CO,
WHOLESALE D-RYtiOODS.
Victoria, B.  C.
Manufacturers of the Celebrate*
IRONCLAD BRAND
of
OVERALLS.
/ BLOUSES,
JUMPERS,'
PANTS,
SHIRTS. ETC.
TRANSFER  OK  LlCKNSE.
NOTIC'E-is heieby given that at the
next  sitting   of  the   Licensing   Co 111
to be held at Ladysmith, I intend to
apply  foi  atianslei   of  the retail  liquor license now  held   hy me loi   tin
pi onuses l.nown   as  the island Home
lotsl,   situate   on   Lot  .'i,   Hloeh   lit,
Lad\smith,    B.     (!.,   fiom myself L
Agnes Knight.
II.   L.  RATES.
Ladysmith,  IL   C, May  12,  1905.
Odds and Ends
WATCH THIS SPACE-IT WILL V  AY YOU     SOMETHING      CUT  IN
TWO EVERY  DAY.
THIS WEEK IT WJLL BE JUGS.      A      BEAUTIFUL  BLUE
WHITE QUART JUG FOR     -
25c ^
AND
LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd
Charlie   Dunn
TRANSI'ER OF   LICENSE.
NOTIC'E is hereby gi\en that at the
1    nc\t sitting of the Licensing Couit
'to be held at Lad)smith, 1 intend  to
'apply foi  a tiansfci   of tlie.ietail liquor  license now  held by me for the
premises   Known    as xhe Cential l-Iu?
! tel, situate on  Lot -1, Block_29, La-
'���dysmith,   B.C.,   from   myself   to Jos-
���(*ph   I'elligiuilli
FRANK 'BARDESONO.
Ladysm i th,  B.C., MayL', 1905.
Ladfsiiiitli Boat \i\k\
loals   of     all
lloals   built
Spoon oars a
NEW
MERCHANT TAILORS
SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.
      SPRING. AND   	
C'hailes r)viiu,.'i)f:i.he above firm, v isits Ladysmith cveiy Sunday for the
pin pose of taKiiig-Sneasiuements and seeing customcis peisonally May
be seen at U'l���Uo'c18- We guarantee all stock and apeifeet fit at the
lowest po>sible~ialW. Suits fiom $15 00 up Pants fiom \\M up. All
lliind-niadl'-isiliuUJwe of the Latest supplies ALWAYS earned bv Mi.
Iipun. - '���
i^'wej'JW' *^i
REAL   ESTATE
i-IPli, UFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE
11 k.nts colli :cn:i)
di.:i;ds, wills, MORTOAnus. contracts    \nd acreemewir
MORTG AG ES,   C ONTRACTS
DRAWN.
Launch and Pleasure
descriptions for Hire
to order and Repairci
Speciality.
IIARRIT   AND  IIAYEDN1
l:0AT     DUILDERS.
^^^
B33se?ssHgggaBaMggr: jaesaBg^
FRESH TABLE BERRIES RECEIVED DAILY
Leave your.orders early for  I'i eserving Ber
ries.
MGrrison% Ladysmith, B. C.
WILLIAMS   BLOCK.	
���   -  TELEPHONE  6-7
Teir'.ers will be received up to'June
II,   HI05,   foi   painting,  papering etc.,
Portland   Ilotef-r   .The  lowest or any
tender not. necessarily accepted.
Apply to,
JOHN MAY
Ladysmith',' TV O.
SSSTiSeK
iSt��33SS^5gJ2��Sr:
USERS OF
WHITE SWAN
Stand a good chance to win a
ARTHUR   ROBERTS  AND
THE CANADIAN DANDY.
The smprlness and fashionablcness
of the stage and private dr-*ss of Mr-
Arthur Roberts frequently, brings the g
wearer of it. such injuries by post, as M
(Mie can Imagine Ihe writer of a ineua
fashion column is in the habit of rc-
ceivin.i;. In one of the musical pieces
at" the Prince of Wales' theatre, the
JOHN STEWART.
CONVEYANCING      .
.P.:0.:B0X 308    '   ���-
NOTARY   IM-DLiC.
* CLOCKS        bargains        CLOCKS 3
a shipment of all kinds of clocks that we wi
��� ������!     -. ��� r. ���,! s i
RIK1NG  CLOCK
.r.:s|. received
al   lo>v [irices
EIGHT  DAY   S     _.. 	
MIGHT DAY  STRIKING C'L OCR   (with   alarm,   attached)
REPEATING   NICKLE   ALARM  CLOCK   	
REGULAR   NICKLE   ALARM   CLOCK
ALL  THESE  CLOCKS   \RE    FROM     THE   REST
Factories
time.
I clear
$.-{.011
$:vnn
$1.75
si.no
AMERICAN
y
S3
AND ARE . U ARANTEED  TO  KEEP  GOOD
B.FORCfMnER'
WATCHMAKER.,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN
First Avenue,    XX   X     Ladysmith,   B.C
Every 2;")-Ccnt purchase  <>f While    Swan
;h. grade
ticket in the drawing for this h
Soap     enliiles you to
gramophone.
r. R. B. Dier
Sargeon Dentist
All  work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.
Hi;4h St. Ladysmith
OPEN at all hours.
ALIEN 'LAHOR IMMIGRATION-.
CASE CONCLUDED
Toronto,      June. 12 Aigunient   in
Pei-e*"Marq|wette Railway Alien #.11111-
rgation case was concluded 'here this
afternoon, .Justices Anglin vaKing a
couple of (fays for consideration. For
1 Ik* government, She-pl-v, K. C, con-
1 11 led that Dominion authorities had,
power.to pass restrict ing immigra-
tioh. Two ollicials under detention
have been ,..released en bond of Col.
Sherwood lhat he will produce them
when called upon to do so.

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