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Array sc  J    ,*   *��������� *.r  /    J r    ''  "V,J A  ���������������<i.  , i DUNCANS   &    I  '*>.  L    4-  LADSYfllTH  ���������H^^>'J*-H*^:,'>,><'*r^-H^*,J*,5*<H-4*-H������^^:������'i'^-:������  Daily  ft.  *>*, B.41ADY5MITH      f  I "  & DUNCANS ;j  VOL. 2,  SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1905.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  1ESUING CHAMPION WINS  After a Hard Struggle Jen  kins is Victorious Over  Beele  They   Wrestled    for One  Thousand Dollar Side  Bet  Now York,  June   10.���������In  a private  gymnasium    before a select      crowd  of sportsmen,   Fred   Heel,  of Wisconsin, and Tom ; Jenkins, of Cleveland,  Iiavc  wrestled   for $1,000.a side. Heel  of  whom little was  known, wrestled  1 lie old  champion  to a standstill and  then threw jhiin after ,a '.struggle, lasting  two hours and  43 minutes.  Jenkins      eventually *   won      the match,  , through superior weight, 1M'declared  -when it was over, that. Becl was the  hardest opponent  for his size      and  weight that, lie had e\er met. ���������  Only  about one  hundred  men  saw  the match, ; which   was  the best two  out of thice, falls, catch-as-catch-can,.  ami any hold but  the strangle allowed.    For nearly  an hour if was     a  fierce struggle.    For  minutes' at '    a  time  both men >stoo<l with, beads lowered like bulls,  their arms locked behind   each  other's  necks  and strain-  ing until  their muscles stood out like  whip-cords.    At last  they were over.  in  one  corner  of   the  ring  and   Jenkins .secured a half nelson and     was  about  to turn  Heel over.   Becl,'however,      wrenched himself loose,  and,  catching Jenkins olt luis. balance, turn  ed  him over like a flash" and pinned  his  shouldcis to the mat.    After     a  short  rest the  men came on for the  second  bout.    Jenkins was  thoroughly aroused and   went at Heel like   a  tiger.    After   (en   minutes  of wrestling, he hurled  the,little fellow wiHi  tenific   force  against   the  south wall  .and Heel came to the mat half ^azed-  It  was easy  work then for  Jenkin;  to get a   fall with a half nelson, lie  followed  with a.second" fall and   secured      the decision  in  quick  order.  Jenkins  weighed   190 pounds  and Heel  about   105.  WITHDRAWING  BATTLESHIPS FROM CHINA  John Bull's Rights Will Be  Protected by Cruiser  Squadron  And Britain's Naval Power  in Home Waters Will  Be Even Greater  *  London,  June  10.���������The decision of  lie  government  which has  been    announced     tin    telegrams  fromi l-Iong  Kong,  to send home the battleships  from   China,   the  British   China squadron  to consist henceforth entirely of  cruisers,  is interpreted as  the     outcome of  the destruction  of the Russian   fleet and   causes   much  satisfaction,  as  it  will   permit  Great  Britain   to follow .the example of   Germany      and     concentrate  her- naval  strength to a greater extent in home  waters.    This  change gives   the  admiralty  seven   additional   battleships  for  Euro|x?an  waters.    The governor  of vrong Kong, according ft dlRpatch  es  received,   has   announced   that  his  pioelanraticn      against the exportation of coal will not be enforced mi-/  til furl her notice.  AGED MAN HELD UP AN  ARMY  He (Barricaded Himself in  his House and Defied  French Soldiers  Hi? Fort Was Blown [up by  Dynamite Before ihe  Was Captured  SPIRITUALISTS  ASSISTED  WAS ROBBERY" "JOB OF  SKILLED COh\ COLLECTOR  Sergeant of Detectives Mulhern.  thinks that it was no vulgar thief  J>'-who despoiled the museum of the Art,  Historical and Scientific Association  in the Carnegie Library Building on  Tuesday night, says the Province.  "I have no clew.-regarding- the. ideii-  ity of tho. thief, but there is everything to show that he wanted the  things to complete a scientific collection for himself or to fill up one for  someone else," said the 'officer..  J n other words Detective Mulhern;  thinks that lie was a sort of nuiiW'  iiiatic Rallies who did the work.  For example, the officer.pointed out  BellingJiam,  June 10.���������Fraud ,in securing a deed tola large tract of lund.  in  this city from the late E.  Bart-  lett,  of Oakland, Calif, is alleged  to  have  been  exercised   through  the  assistance of spiritualistic mediums by  Postmaster     Hugh Eldgrige of Bel-  lingham,      a  prominent  politician  of  the state., of Washington,  and son of  the  late  Puget   Sound  pioneer,  cap-  lain Edward  Eldridgo.   Suit ������    was  brought     yesterday by Bartlett   Estate Company,, a-Californian corporation,  asking  that  the plaintiff     be  given possession of a half interest in  the tract, said  to be worth $75,000.  It  was formerly owned'by-Erastus  Ban less, deceased, and cthe late,Captain   Eldridgc -in ' eq'ual' parts.-"'���������The  deed in which fraud was charged was  made in March, 1809".  that thpre were coins left that were'J"sl; alliml  more      valuable   in    actual  intrinsic  worth and "in some cases *>f more 'historic    interest  than     the  ones -that  were taken.        -V M  From the cases coins were not .taken at. random. The thief, had he  been an ordinry despoiler,.-could eas-r  ily have dumped the whole collection  ���������into his pockets, or into a sack.  This was not done. Instead a coin  was taken here and there from the  trays. . The selection did not show  a tendency toward any particular  class. Selections were made from  ancient Greek ami ancient Roman,  early British and early -'Egyptian,  with all the appearance of a istudious  collector.  The gold nuggets shoved into the  fingers col' a, glove may easily he interpreted as a blind. The man who  was doing the work did not want to  laK;e something that had nothjiig but  monetary value, but he. wished to  give the .impression that that was  the kind of man that was at work,  lie put the gold in the (lingers of the  old glove as if the intention had been  to .lake- it. away,     and then carefully  Mrd MclNNIS IN  VANCOUVER  Mr. B. Forcimmer returned on the  Transfer from Vancouver this' morning. He reports Vancouver as being  very >quiet at present.. A few hours  before he left the terminal, city- Mr.  Forcimmer .'.was.-.fortunate enough"' to  run up against Mr. Mclnncs, who. had  from Ottawa. In the  course of a conversation the Governor expressed himself as being highly  grateful . for -the kindness of his'  friends in this_ city in proposing to  gi\c him a farewell banqiuet when  he leaves .for the Yukon. As he  stated in his. telegram a week or two  ago.be.     would  be most delighted  to^f^i,.  avail himself of their kindness and  he would he passing through to Na-  ainio from Victoria' on Tuesday next.  It is understood that on this day a  committee will wait on 'Mr. Mclnnes  when a. date for the event will be  fixed. ��������� ��������� '" '���������.-������������������ I II I: | r-H  While in Vancouver Mr. Forcimmer  bought a 'quantity of new ;ewelry,  etc., to replenish his stock.  .V.,  WHAT MORTON SAYS HE WILL'  DO   FOR THE   POLICY   HOLDER  New York, June 10.���������Paul Morton,  the newly elected chairman of the  board of directors of the Equitable  Life Assurance Society, said today  that in his plans for the re-organization of the society hs intends to  consider first of all the interest of  the  policy holders.  'You   can   say for   me,"   said   Mr.  Parisi     June ���������*���������Citizens -audisoldiers are still   talking about   the unusual features of  the case in   which  one man held up an "army of nearly-a  thousand men for over a week,   then  succeeded in making bis escape, from  the/'castle" only.,to be captured   by  the peasants.    What adds to the gaiety of the nation .is the*fact that the  man was over seventy years of age.  The      Jesse James  ot  France was  formerly     a gamekeeper at Usseau,  near Chatellerault,  in  Haute Viennc.  He turned his house into a new Fort  Chambrol and  was captured  iu     the  small hours of the morning as he attempted  to  escape   across   the   fields  from his residence,  which was partly  destroyed by  the engineeis, who used  melinite.   General  Rabin superintended      the operations.    The affair has  been     treated as a joke by thePaiis  papers, but the fact remains that for  a whole week Roy defied the authorities of the department and  the government as well.   He shut himself up  in a' fort after having  fired at   and  severely wounded M. Grandpied, who,  he said, prevented  him  from  obtaining      employment.    M.   Grandpied's  daughter was also injured, but only  slightly, by a bullett. fired by Roy.  ��������� Roy next barricaded himself in his  house, whence he fired ^anfl wound  ed a law official, two gendarmes and  an infantry surgeon.    Troops had  to  be mobilized for  the purpose of taking this extraordinary septuagrnarian  whose audacity and  determination  also required  the  presence at  Usscau  of a general division, a colonel ?nd a  dozen army officers, not to spejk of  the department prefect and all     of  the local judicial  authorities.     The  soldiers employed  in  watching     the  house and approaches thereto at one  time numbered more, than eight liuu-  dred,-^-w,ith-tJiem  being =-a contingent,  of engineers from  Algiers. These engineers, under the order of a lieutenant, set to work at midnight.      All  the houses in the vicinity of the Roy  residence were emptied of their occupants, and the people were kept back  for nearly a mile. Nevertheless, thousands turned out to witness-the excitement, and the roads were''.blocked'  with motor cars.   Toward 'one .'o'clock!  in the morning, when everything was  ready     and the  men  had  put down  their  melinite bomb or  petard,   they  hurried      fcack    to   their  temporary  qluarters   in' the  village.    Suddenly,  there was a fearful explosion, aiid   a  blue  and      red   flame  shot  up   over  Roy's horse,    followed by smoke and  the fall of rut&ish. - The,little wing  of     the habitation   was  completely  shattered, -but   the  soldiers, did   not  dare  to enter until  daylight. ������������������ When  they did effect an entrance Roy  had  disappeared,   but   was   found  by   the  natives of the town wandering in the  The troops  and  gendarmes  JEWISH RIOT IN WESTERN  RUSSIA  Jew Was Beaten by' Sol  diersTfor Theft oi  Purse     U  i*  His Co religionists [Come to  His Rescue and Troops  Wire Summoned ���������  REPRESENTATIVES OF JA^  PAN & RUSSIA WILL MEET  Minsk,,  Western   Russia, 'nunc  10.���������  The report published in Ltwdon news  papers   that   100   persons, were  shot  during  the rioting here recfntly     is  incorrect.       There was a street riot  here Thursday on Cathedral  Square,  between soldiers aiid "Jews'?" It      was  provoked,     according to ihe official  version,  by'the theft of aynirsr������, from  a soldier oil duty.   His comrades ^JL'at  a Jew; wbeieupon a crowi' of about  000 of the lattcr's co-reli^ionists gathered to rescue him.'. Thif Jews used  stones an.l   revolvers     ajiu"   the   soldiers  were summoned'.   They* fired -into and dispersed the crow)l, with the  result  that one. Jew  was^'killed and  twenty       wounded,   and^r.nj  soldier-  was shot.   The chief of police'sustain  ed ii wound on  the heacHby a flying  mis.'le-and one policema'nfwas severely wonnJc.i. I ,    ���������  Associated Press Claims to Have Definite Know"  ledge That Russia and Japan Have Decided  to Act on Roosevelt's Suggestion  Hope Exists for Early   Peace;   Radical Press of  Russia, in Order to Oppose Government's  View Advocates Continuance of War  CHINAMA1VIKILI,-  ED AT WHARF  . A Chinaman named' Yap, a break-  man on one,of the colliery wharf cn-  giiua  was  billed  last  evening.      He  was on the ,top-wharf attending     to  ernmcllt, and on  this point   the Pre  his usual duties when he was unfor  The; keenest     interest is manifested  in President Roosevelt's note endeavoring to bring ..Japan and  Russia to  an  understanding     while Hie British  government ,is not taking any part in  the     negotiations but     isgi\ingthe  most cordial     support to the President, of whose actions in the matter  it has been'   compressively informed.  Diplomatic and 'official circles arc fully in accord with what they consider  1Q be the only way in which the diffi-  culty could'be o\ercome. ,   The United States not   being entangled in any  way,  was     really the     only country  which      could  take action,  but even  President    Roosevelt      could  not do  more   than  endeavor   to start   ��������� the  negotiations  until   hilly  assurred    of  the     earnetsness of Russia and that  her proposals would be seriously considered.    Her   demands   .will!  include  an  indemnity, .the amount of  which  has  been  Axed.by the Japanese gov-  (Associated Press Despatches.)    <  those    which     might, arise in lieu of vide for each other's families incase  the Japanese, government's intentions any Pf tllc niemuers suffered further  . ',-       ... exile.    Months ago  M.  Wille,  presi-  aiid terms. -     . ,, ��������� ., .        _     . .  .  ���������-,:���������-.' dent of the committee of ministers,  St. Petersburg, June 10,-The Rad-'sai(| 1fl thc t,orrespoilc|ent o[ tne As_  ical press which opposes the go\ern- social ed Press: ''Thtre will be no in.  merit, no matter which way it turns, . tcrnal-"crisis \vhile< the war lasts. The,  is promptly "seeking"to take advaii- cris's wiU comc wheh-the war ends"'  lage of the new situation created by These words seem like a prophesy. '  ���������the possibility of peace. Although  for.    months "it  has    ' been  preaching i'   .       , ,   T  and   'Ihe abandonment of the |bolh -llle  Rl'Ssiai1  aR(l Japanese goy-  ernments      have  accepted   President  New York,-June 10.���������The Associated  Press has defmi1e knowledge that  tunate  enough ; to  loosev his - footing  on the edge of. the structure and fell  a considerable . distance, landing on  his bead on the lower part of - the  wharf.    Death was" instaiiianious. "  Yap was considered -by Miis employers as one of the most reliable Chinamen in the gang employed. He had  sident is urging lenient treatment. It  is considered here that Japan is entitled to an indemnity, that it would  be forgotten s0oner than the loss of  territory, and would leave no feeling  4or revenge. Financial circles ,in  London are of the opinion that the  Japanese will demand an indemnity  amounting   to  about   $1,000,000,000,  been working for the Wellington Col- [lhat    ,Lcing their ostinia1c of      lho  hery for a great many years, acting  |cost      (o 1he Japancso for tlie six.  as breakman at the Departure     Bay  wharves before coming to Ladysmitn.  peace  whole      Manchuriari.   venture  at any  cost:,- "it has     already .veered  around  and  pretends  to     be-'horrified  at the  fact that Russia can contemplate the  possibility of     surrendering her position    on-the     Pacific and purchasing  peace at the     price of an indemnity  after the    sacrifice, of millions of the  people's money and thousands of the  people's lives, and declares that only  Uie people     shall decide whether the  country shall submit .to this humilia.  lion.      These tactic.-;  will, produce all  the more, effect-' since so far''r.s the  indemnity'goes, the radical pres>j undoubtedly ��������� reflects- the views of���������': the  masses of the Russian'������eorl6 as well strengthening his line ^of defence along  as those prevalent in .-official circles. thc ^"S Chun, i line, %idenUy  The.statusol Vladivostok and     the    expecting a Japanese onslaught.  The Russian methods of making reconnaissances in force are said      to  have   remarkably   improved.       They  have ceased, to -be disorderly,  ��������� rbut  Roosevelt's suggest mn and that a  meeting of the representatives of the  two contending ipoweis is assured. '  Tokio,' Junei .10.���������(0 p.m.)���������Japan  has agreed to President Roosevelt's  suggestion to appoint pleiupotcntar-  ies -to meet Russian plcnipolentaries.  LTNEVITCil   PREPARING  B^OR   JAPANESE   ATTACK.  Tpkib-   June 10.���������-(.icneral Linevitch  is reported to be with  his hcad-gpar-  ters-at-    Fenghua busily engaged in  the personal inspection and direction  of his  troops  for  the  purpose      ' ot  DEATH-OF WJBLt,  KNOWN MINER  who      had teen on   duty around   the  house, have returned with gladness to  their  quarters, , after   the experience  of an  unusual mobilization wfiich reminded them of real war.,  +���������  left^it behind in such a position that Morton, that my watchword in my  it was in plain sight to the.first per- connCol.j0n with the Editable life  son  who entered  the museum. 'Assurance    Society  will   be  for   the  The man had lots of time, to do his   i���������.s(, interests of the policy holders,  ���������work.      lie     was not  at all   hurried,   j (i���������  n0|, propose to  reflect   in     any  There was    no liklihood of his being  way on  the former  management.      I  disturbed,     and     he  very    evidently .simply take   matters   as   I find   them,  worked methodically and slowly. j and shall give all my efforts to carry  The rifling of-the drawers in the li-   out the Society in the proper way.  brary   below "might easily be. part of j    "Theintere������ls of the policy holders  the plan  to throw the officers off the   are the   greatest    interests     and it  scent. , would  seem  to  me   that no  Society  As   full   dctcriptions   as   can he giv-   leaving this fact out ,of consideration  en of the coins and Jewels stolen are  being prepared and will be- scattered  broadcast,-.'but in -Detective Mulhcrn's  opinion the thief has no intention of  putting up his purloined treasures for  sale in any nearby locality, if at all.  A meeting of the directors,, of the  association has been called for^Fri-  can succeed.  day afternoon to :discuss and investigate, the '���������matter and devise;plans  the prevention of a similar affair in  the future. Tt is impossible to estimate the exact loss, but it will run  into the thousands.  Christiania, June 10.���������The address  in Storthing to the King announcing  the disolution of the union between  Norway and Sweden, which the King  had previously refused to accept; was  handed i#* hini yestordayj afternoon  at Stockholm by a representative of  the president of the Storthing.  SUGAR COMPANY WILL  CONSTRUCT PLANT  Seattle, Wash., June 10���������It .s given out     here that the Amalgamated*  Sugar  Company,  which owns a number of beet sugar  factories in      the  West,      has determined on the     construction      of  a sugar   making   plant,  which   will  cost   approximately   $1,-  000,000.    The  plant   will   be  located  in      Sunnyside    district,  in  Eastern  Washington.  BERLIN AND PARIS MAY  MAKE ARRANGEMENTS  Nanaimo, June ijO���������Hugh E. Campbell died yesterday at the residence  of David Scott, Haliburton street,  aged 14 years..  With the death of Mr. Campbell,  there passed away one of the best  known miners of this city and district. "~   ���������  Mr. "Campbell came .to .Nanaimo  from Sydney, Cape Breton, his birth  place, some eighteen years ago, and  was for years employed in the mines-  here. About five years ago he became interested in the Mount _Sicker  District, and with his family removed  to that place where he. proceeded, to  prospect'and"-'develop several claims  which he-' owned. It was while en-  V gaged in this work that he met with  the two accidents which) eventually  caused hisv death. About two-years  ago he fell from a building in the  course of construction and received  -serious injuries from which he had  not -fully recovered when, while engaged in taking up machinery for the  Minnie Mine the car ran away down  the mountain side, and Mr. Campbell,  ai'oiig with several others, received  ������c\ere injuries- from which he never  recovered.  A few weeks ago his condition be-  cameso serious that; he was removed  to the Nanaimo hospital, and later  to the residence oT Mr. Scott, where  lie died yesterday.  The deceased leaves a widow and  five small children here, mother, brother and two sisters in iupe Breton.  The funeral will ue under the direction of the. Wellington Loyal Orange Lodge, of which ^tie deceased  was a member, will |,,c held tomorrow afternoon, to the Nanaimo cemetery, Rev. E. G. Taylor conducting  the services.  The pall-bearers win. be P. W. F.  Young, John Mcakiu, Fred Rowbot-  tom, Archie Carrie, -las. Young, Dr.  Ross.     TlillHMt funeral director.  teen months' fighting.  This   is  considered   in  some  q'liar-  q ties Mori of an indemnity are,sure   to  be--the  main obstacles  to agreement,  once  the belligerents are brought; together,   but the crisis for  which  the  solid elements of the  opposition   are  waging  was'��������� against  the government  and trying to precipitate ��������� constitutes  ters to. be too large an estimate of (he chief :dangc.rs. .SolemnWords of  the expenditure, .which is thought,to warning, such as those uttered by  be nearer $000,000,0(10.        ' '"     "   " "  the -Moscow Zemst'vosns anil'--the may- realizing  results   commenbiirate   with  Berlin,  June     10.-2.10 p. in.���������The '0rs qf the .principal cities, .who join- j 1}'e amount or;sacrinocs.  text of President Roasevelt's message'ed with them in the all-Russian 'Z(em-  oruthe same    subject of peace to Ihe" stvo congress, cannot be lightly   put  governments of Russia, and Japan, is aside,  although the government     is  regarded at the Foreign Office as'ad-"'getting, accustomed  to "hard  words.  mirable spirit, and positive hope now 1 The  organization known  as  the  lea- respondent  of  the  Daily Mail  ���������exists, of comparatively  early "peace: {'gue of professional leagues yesterday that  some  of the  Japanese  torpedo  The conviction here is that Russia/is  at  Moscow  threatened   to   translate  .boat"destroyers which, were chasing  now ready for peace and seeks peace, ' their words into acts unless the gov- the Russian cruiser I/umrud, were or-,  and that'the only difficulties now in-j eminent yielded and resolved not to jelered back,      the "Japancso allowing  surmountable        bv negotiation*   are  testify *t political  trials and to pro-  the ship to escape.  owing  to  the  Russian's  ovcrfaithful-  ness   to1 the text book orders,   they  arc placed ; at a disad van t age i n their  movements',  being anticipated by  the  Japanese, -who prevent them       from  ALLOWED THE RUSSIAN  CRUISER TO ESCAPE.  London,   June  10.-  Tlie Tokio corr-  savs  YOUNG WOMAN SWINDLER  COMMITTED SUICIDF  Portland, Ore., June 10.���������The body  of Miss Wavcl Cunningham, a young  woman arrested in San Francisco a  few days ago for passing bogus  checks on Portland jewelry houses,  was* ftrnnd in a local lodging house  here yesterday. She had committed  suicide -by inhaling gas. The girl  would not have been prosecuted for  her \crime, the matter having J>een  compromised by her father making  good the check. Her parents reside  at L'eiiuMelon. She was a student at  Stanford   University,   Oregon.  DUNCANS things  in   the niininn   way   go  right,  The  townspeople generally are feel- be the headquarters  for a number  of  ing  pleased over the change in own- mining companies.    The latest  in the  *' ' crship of the railway and land grant field  is  the  Koksilah  Compan". capi-  '   and  expect  that  the well known >n- talized   for   $60,000..   formed  to  take  ergy of  the C..P.R.  will  greatly as- over    J he W.A.F.  ihe Duma, Mabel  sist in development of, the agricultur- and  Ruby claims.   Theie are on Ko-  al  country  surrounding  Duncans,   as ksiluh MounU'iin,   ilu.o      miles  from  well as  the mineral lands when.mon- the E.  &  N.  Railway and  adjoining  is needed for exploitation.     It',-) the     Blue    Bell  and   King   Solomon  ey  promised that necessary branch lines   mines.   'i"he rock is claimed to assay  [will be built and assistance given in   up  to 29  per cent.  W.  E.   Blythe,  of  every possible way to encourage the  Duncans,  is  the secretary.  opening up of mineral deposits     and  timber  limits.  FOR   JOB   PRINTERS  THE EIGHT HOUR DAY  Chicago, 111., June 10���������Members of  ���������the International Typographical Union, whose convention is in the interest of an eight hour day /or job printers, are in session here, and aie  hopeful of carrying their point, according to President Lynch. If is  dc::ired that the new day shall go into effect  Jan.  1, JflOfi.  A g\ame  of baseball   yesterday  be-  tween   the  married   men   and  bat die-   '  lors     resulted     in a win by the go- ,  alone men by a score of S to  15,   or ;  thereabouts.    Several   benedicts     ex-, .  wen for the 'lv ������hjecis to this as trie following ar  TITE  CUMBERLAND  KICKS  HARD  AND  STRONG-  "PI.-:- public   schr.olmasler   at   Cumberland   has   recently   purchased      the  Cuml t't-liiu-d   Enterprise  and   is     now  running the same.   The News strong.  plain that if it had no  2nd baseman making a costly error,  or if the right-fielder had held that  Ily, or if their men had had their  halting clothes on, etc. it would  have been different, hut a score is a  cold fact ami it's against the benedicts.   ,  London, June 10.���������The correspondent of the Times at Tangier reports J  that Germany has signified her ae- j  ceptance of the invitation .to the.pro- |  posed conference on .the Moroccan "sit- (  iid'tion. This is believed to mean ,  that no .negotiations for a mutual ar-< curreiicc, but are kept secret lest an  rangement between  Berlin and  Paris injurious  effect be felt   in   the exlii-  Advices are received from. Portland  Ore., tha in consequence of the exposition, the city is infested as it gev-  tr was before, with a small army of  crooks.    Hold-ups  nre of  nightly  oc-  igement  are now possible.  pition attendance...  t  NAWS OF,THE  FEDERAL  CAPITAL  Ottawa, .June !).���������The order-in-coun  c,l apoointing P. S. Lampman    anil  Fred   McB.   Young  as   County   Court  Judges of Mritish Colum^a was passed   today.   The  House spent        the  greater  part of the time passing estimates.  There  was a long  talk  over       the  vote of $125,111   for  Canada's   share  of probable losses in connection with  the   operations  of   the  Pacific  cable,  statement as  to the ?ntire loss, but  promised to do so later, and the'item,  was     -allowed  to stand.    He stated  that the Postmaster .general was to  attend a   c o nference  in  London upon      the  subject,  and   it   was  li oped  that in  future the undertaking would   class of  real estate lis  steadily      in-  be more successful. J creasing.    Duncans will, no doubt if  II   is   learned   at  the'office  of  the  YiiiK'ouver   Island   Development   Company that work is going steadily on  in the  Mount Sicker section,       and  that good results  nre  looked  for iu  consequence of the extensive work in  opening up properties now being done  While no particulars are.  given out of  work being .done, it seems safe to say  fhat> the   Company   arc   well  pleased  with the outlook   iu   the   section      in  which this and other companies are  so  largely  interested.  The addition to the townsitc- lately  laid out���������some .'45 acres��������� is being  subdivided into lots and arc lieing taken up very readily. From .the present outlook it will not be very long  before Hie addition will be dotted  with  houses, for  the demand fortius  lii-b      copied  from   that  paper  will  show:  The schoolmaster .still merrily runs  his .subsidized newspaper.  We wonder  how  long ,oiK' .of the government public   servants   would   be   allowed      to  run a grocery, dry goods or any ether  store  without   stu-h  a roar  being  raised   that his .resignation  would be  insisted  on?    Bui.  it   seems   that       a.  school   teacher,   drawing  a good   salary   which is paid  by  every  ratepayer  in   the muii-ncipal-ily,  may      with  impunity  run  a newspaper   in   opposition to a.nother without a word being  raised   against .him. \ What a graft to  be  sure!    The  business ven   against  whose businesses   the  aforesaid   government  officials  might ciash,  would  he  the first   to invoke  the  aid of     a  newspaper  to air. their grievances in  the event  of his opposing them.  Paris,      June 10.���������The minister of  the  Colonies, M.  Clements,  has cabled   to   M.   Beau,   governor-general   of  Indo-China.  to     return for  the purpose  of conferring  with  the authorities here on the subject of the     defences of -Indo-China, for which     the  superior council of war has completed a programme. UAILY LEDGER  TOE DAILY LEObER  fublisned   every  day except Sunday  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  VRICE   90 cents   a  month,    $5  per   year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication.  SATURDAY. JUNE 10,  Wlla.  GREAT .MEN WHO  WERE LITTLE  Canon Kingslcy not long befoic his  death drew altcnlion to the number  of shoit men who could be seen in a  London trowel. He looked upon it as  a sign of the deleiioiation of the  race. I'.ut there are those who loo!  at it as an indication of progress in  intellectual lines at least, for many,  if not most of the great men of his-  . loryliau- been men below the medium  height. Canute the Great was a singularly small man. Napoleon was  undiniably short, Nelson had no height of which he could boast, and tlu  gieal Conde was hardly more than  h\e leet tall. lliklebirand���������Crcgorj  \'ll.��������� the greatest of all the people,  was quite a diminutive person. Montagu was short, so was Pope, "a  iittle crooked thing that asked ques  lions;" -so was Drydeii, and so wa'  Scarron, r who alluded to himself a  "an abiidgcmetit of human miseries'  on aeonnI of his short stature ami  ill health.  .' DAY SCHOOL ���������  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons gir-  en in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  ladysmith.  B. C.  IMI'RO VISED    NITROGEN  When  left, alone  to its  natural   fun  ctions    nitrogen     pinsuis   a  perfect!;  peaceful    course, bul    when man succeeds   in capttiling  it and   coinbiinui-  it  with oilier    elements it becomes a  dire  potentiality   for e\il.      The  l.>'-'  of  freidom,  so   lo speak,  characlcns  !;������������������  of  nihoucn,   is  lenibly  emeni| 1.  lied  in  the    explosion of the bomb in  which  it is  imprisoned  and bound  l<  other    ek'iiients.        On   (he  slightest  provocation���������a spark, a shock, a fust  ��������� Ihe nitiogcn suddenly cniuhkIs Iron  seemingly      nothing .is     regards th-  space   wlin-li  it  occupies  into liilinit;  This is in  rcaliU   what happens win i  ilyuaniite,      lyddite,  oi     other  unsta  tile nii.ro    compounds     explode when  hulled  in      shells    in   wail'are ami  n  bombs      in  dispel ale   at lacks  on  hu  man   lives. Nitrogen,   against   iU  natural disposition, is loci ed up ii  an uncongenial space in these com  pounds, rrom which it is set free l>\  wry simple ireai'S in an enorinousl;  expanded gaseous statj with dead!;  ���������cffoi I., retuiniiiir, in f.iel, to its normal peaceful mission once more. It  is the analogue of the sword and the  plough share, in the nitro explosive  nitrogen is the modern engine of war  fare and ci line; in the tree state n  the .atmosphere, it ministers directly  to the r/uiet and peaceful needs oi  plant and human life.  Ladysmith Hardware Co  ���������   ���������    AGENTS.       ���������  ML  (  III  -o���������  Via the peoples' {favorite  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, F.  O. E.     :���������:        :���������:        :���������:        :���������J  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  drd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President, B    Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C II. RummingB.  ������������������ Plans,  Specifications and  De- ������������������  .*��������� tails     furnished for all kinds ������������������  ������������������ of work ia the CARPENTER ������������������  ������������������ Line **  ������������������ C.   B.   ROBELEE,  Carpenter ������������������  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady-  ������������������ smith,  B.   C.  ���������   ���������   ���������  J  Overlands  Daily    \  I  "I  saw Rinks do one of  the most  fooliish  ��������� Ihings I ever saw a man do  vestcrday.  "What.      was  that, blow  in   a -_;un  barrel?"  "No, more foolish than that."  "Start  a fire with'kerosene?"  "No."  "What; then?"  "He was- arguing with his wife."  CHINESE   DOCTORS  IN  THE UNITED STATES  'I lie Chinese plnsicians are vv;ry  sucicssfiil in the I nitc.l States and  their patients are by no means only  (he i hinese. The Chinese doctors  re divided into two clas-es although  the Amciican law docs not. iccogni/c  either class as lcg-itimatc physicians';  One class treats persons of its own  lace almost entirely and dots not  employ medicine so much as it docs  mullets, or so-called magic to iliiv'c  .way evil spirits suppo-Jco lo create  .isen.se. Pome  of  these  quads  arc  o he  found   iu  ncailyall   (lie  western  itu'h,   but   the lnghtr 'grade   Chinese  lo not patronize      thc-ni.      'I lie  olhei  lass  ot   Chinese  doctors  assju   thai  hcv   give   ireatmonl   which   their   au-  islots      employed     cei.turns   befoic  Inisl, and      thai   the gift   oi  healing  i, s been   handed  down  to  them   t!no-  igh    agis. Tie  majonlx   aie  do -  cciendants  of    p!i;s:Cians  who  livtd  ither in  the  United  Slates or China  ���������ii.l  in      their ollices can  be  seen  anient   boo! s   in  the native  toiif.', e,  as  u-.l  as     gorgeoi'sly de.orated diplo-  ias  which  they cherish as heirlooms  n t'ic treatment of sick persons they  lopeiid       much upon   the  examination  if the pu'se      Tlieii   sense of-lm-ch is  .o wonderfully      developed   that   it is  . l.umed    they can determine  the coin  lilion of the heart as well as some of  the other organs     merely   by the fr-  bkniss  or strengths of the bcals, but  lhey  say      there    arc no   fewer than  twelve different movements of the ai-  ���������'erics     in the     hum ah    body.,   all   of  which can    be delected by feeling the  fingers, wrist or arm.  . ������������������+   llammersley���������The becr-drinking hah  it seems.'to be growing on you. Why  don't "vou   try  to  break  yourself?  Guy./.les���������Break .myself? Why, that's  iusf   what   I do   every   week   shortly  after pay-flay.   __ ___  THE   HUTCH    IDEA  IN  -JAVA  The Dutch idea has permeated -lava  kso thoroughly that even the hitherto  ^ESSSswsc*  7^3M^^^3^^^^^SSSli^^'^^^^^ig^^^mSS^} ������  Attention is called to the     fact that the  0������1ivie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers   of  ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR.      have for some time  past been producing flour in a   vastly  improved  and   purified   form  by   the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of .ill I lie basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising   Ihe. .public   that  any  Hiisuilh-  orizud users of the electrical dour purifying piocesscr. will he prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited  are tlie  only inillors in Canada whose iPlour i*  purified by In--) Electric process  , changeless Chinese are affected by it.  'Not  content   with  flouting   the    Em-  ,jicss dowager     with a definite desertion,   the     Cantonese advertises allc-  1 gigncc  to his new masters  by discar-  1 ding in a measure the slit-lil.e,  loop-  cd-up e\cs,     and by acquiring for his  lace a composite  Dutch  aspect  wliich  renders  it immensely  whimsical.     As  i; (harmed      by  the seductive languor  oi the     lotus-eating tropics,' he takes  on   a      lacK.uiiasical     ,    loxeloin   air,  |I.',"ls  babj-bliic and  shiimp-pink lib-  I'ons    in  the     folds of his (|iieue anil  lies n   true-love knot in  the end iliei.-  oi.      As     an  equatorial  dudekins he  lien blossoms" iu I ell-shaped  lavendei  Iimumtk,     a yellow jacket and spats,  an.I  s icces-sfully     compotes   with  the  heavy     Dutch   hoys for  the favors oi  ihe  native wonicnMivl.   As Iks mounts  Ihe   social  anil      financial  Itwlder,  he  i-i.ii cs  to    coilsidor his  wits  nimbler  than- those oi   the Dutchman,  and  he  iiv.iuently    proves   it  by     amassing  wialth and infliioiiC-i- and by becoming  a conniv ing tborne in  the fat sides of  his goveinois.      He shows his appreciation   of     the  "foreign    devils"   |,y  impoiling     blooded horses from Austral a  and Hue carriages and automo-  hi'os  from  the  wc-t.  Though iu point of numbers the  Di t-_h are greatly in the minority  they o'.crsliiMlow the natives as efl'ec-  liveiy as Hie. mounla'i.fi overshadow  the plains.  On  the island     there exists such a  sliding c-o J or    scale     that one knows-.  not whether to speak Japanese, Chinese,  llolluidiclic, or Malay  to those  one    meets. To the   credit of the  Dutch it can he said that every Indue.ment is offered to natives who  would rise to their social plane; and  generally the native aspires to such  hoiur. 'Many of the town houses of  Ike wealthy Hutch are little tropical  places .standing amidst noble, grounds  and almost smothered in a root of  tr es and vines. They arc austerely  sentineled by giant banyans, amid the  purling roots of which the childtcn  1 hey hide-and-seek and sometimes almost ksc theirse'aYes in the maze of  miniature forest paths.  U iIj.- N s.v Vti ii;ns   "  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woodbank  Proprietors.  ,  Jlodern and     Strictly  first Class.  Commercial Mens' hcaduuarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at 8 p. in. or Jl p. in..  TICKETS SOU) TO ALL POINTS  Shortest     route to    Ferine, H. C,  and  ALL  KOOTKNAY POINTS.  For rates,     folders,     sleeping car  reservations and all information call  on or address  S. 0". YKUKRP,     R. R. STEPHEN  O.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  ���������NOTICE.  Persons    found   using our   Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted'. .  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda. Water Works.  Ladysmith,  B.C.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modslled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1-4.  Esquimau  & Nanaimo fiaihuy  Time Table No. 54,  ^  TAKING  EFFECT TIL URSiVaY",  APRIL 13,   H03.  Northbound                           Southbound Northbound . Sat. Sun. Soiithb'e1  Leave                                                Daily Arrive    Leave and  Wed.         Arrive  ^A.M.      P. M. P. M.     P. M.  Victoria  ."..    0:00 12.OC Victoria ..'.    ShawnijraH Lake  ..  10:20 10.4G Shawnigan La! e  ..   11:00 10.02, Duncan  :   .   11:57 I).10  Ladysmilh  ....   ���������.  ..  12:40 8.20 Nanaimo     4.80    7.55  5.17   C.4ft  5.55  5.55  fi.15   5.00-  7.37   4.IS   ,  Dtmcans  Ladysmith  Nanaimo   .  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  Monti day. ,  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  l     THE TYEE COPPER CO, Ltd.  i  I  I  $  I  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, ClOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  THOS. KIDDIE.  \  foe City Market  R. Williamson, Prop.,  ist Ave,     Ladysmith  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates. Sl.25.ai-d $1.60���������  /.tebualo all eteamboat landings ant  liU-.iy depote.    Elpetrie care eveiy tiv������  ��������� miles  to all pans ot   the eiiy.   Bai  i.: tabic untxcblltd.  F. BAYNI5S, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER B,^C  i  BILBERT  HtNHY'S^URSfRlES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown Ac   Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  JlIODODENDRONS,'ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010 Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  F HcB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO.      ��������� LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF  LICENSE  Notice is herehy given that at the  next sitting of the .licensing Court  to be held at Lad.vsmith, I-intend to  make application for a transfer of  the retail liquor license now held ly  me for the premises known as the Pilot Hotel, situate on Lot 9, block  120 Ladysmith, B. C, from myself to J. B. Thomas.  OEOROE  IIANNAY  Ladysmith, B. C, 13th May, I90r������.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. ..Government"  Victoria, B.C  and  Yates  Sta.,  3  Trains  Transcontinenta1  Trains Daily  i  t    ~       General Manager. Smelter Manager. |  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERYc  WORK PROMPTLY PC���������*���������������������������:.���������  Leave orders at the Abhotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAfflORS  HIGH'STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������J  T5ffWg������r.-yy ��������� ^-^.j. ay  RATES J2.00 PKR DAY  SA������Pr,������ RODM5  . BAR SUI'I'MIil) WITH BK5T  WINKS, MQUORS, CIGARS  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  *t*������JK������^������5K������)K(i5K������5K������*������5K������*������5K������X������5IC������5K������?K������5K������5K������5K������3K������)K������)K������  S      LIVERY, BOARDING AND  J EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY  5KPHONE 66 LADYSMITH J  SALE5 STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  ������  *  *  *  WM. MUNSIE, President-  J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Direetor  This   Hotel   lias    been  completely     Board  and  lodging $l.^������ l������er d :������������������  renovated  HOTEL-   PRETORIA  Jiar   Supplied   with  the   Best    Wines,  Liquors and  Cigars. 1st Avenue.  :-:  Ladysmilh B.C.  I,  Meat  Geo. Roberts, JC  Prop  covering  Old 3urfii.ee ���������������  We have just rjceived .a large sliip-  ���������neiit of the famous Melrose Liquid  faints, tho best on the market at  $1.7f> per gallon. We also jhandle Maple Leaf lir.md of varnishes, huggy  paints, etc., in fact we have everything  tn  lieautify the home,  Wall papers from liic lo $1.0<i per  Double Roll.  Paintinp and paperhanging done at.  reasonahlc rates, at  HARRY KAY  FIRST  AVENUE    FJealers in ......  Fianos and  Organs ...  Ladysmith, B. C.  A re You  Going East  Thea be sure your tickets read   via  the  The only   line  now   making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST.  PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST  TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  ami ALL POINTS EAST. ,     "  For complete  information  ask  your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  Gener-al   Agent,  151 Yeuler Seattle.  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited," Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist-  sleepers on-air trains. Through tickets issued to all paints East and  South,, also Pullman tickets issued  and herths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap-rates from all points  :Easti frotii March 1st to Ma.'y 15 th.  Steamship tickets on sale to al!  Ruropeun points. -Very low rates  now. in effect. Cahin' accommodation'  reserved hy wire.  Kor  further  particulars  call  at the  ofii or phone No. <15G.  A.  IV CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P.,      . General  Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria,  B.C  FHEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Tahle, Good Bed and Go0d Bai  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, - - - LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF LICENSE. ���������  IOTICE is herehy given  that at the  e.vt silting of  the  Licensing  Court  be held  at Ladysmith,   1  intend to  pply for a transfer' of  the  retail   liquor license     now held hy    ine     for  the       premises        known       as     the  Central     Hotel,      situate   on   Lot   I,  Block %'),  Ladysmith,  B.C., from my-  elf   to   David   ft.   Dav-ios  and       from  the said   Central  to  the   New    V.esl-  rn   Hotel,   situate  on   Lot  5,   Block  S.  Lady.smith,   B.  C.  FRANK   BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B.' C, May -2nd, 1905.  Telephonej4G.  The   Ladysmilh  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS   AT   F1DDICK   AND;LADY SMITH���������Shhigles* Specialty.  *'���������' ::-j '':;'       ���������[ ��������� Manufactarere    ol���������;, '_ ������������������ ������������������  ������Rou������li and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc./of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln Dried  Floorinf     and  Finishing    Lumber  ia   Stock.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF  Paid-up Capital, $8,700^000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  [-r     HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO ; -  (B. E. WALKER, General Manager        ALEX. L.AIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manaffef  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under     3 cents j  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents j'  "    $io       " " $30..   10 cents  ������    $30       " '" $50   15 cents  Theso Orders arc Payable at Par at any office in C  nadu of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points  jl the United States.  MRGOTMHLE AT A FIXED RATK A  T1IK (CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC- , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of reinittin   small sums of money  with safety and at small  ;ost.  LAOvfV.ITH BRANCH -i W.   A.  CORNWALL.   Manager.  BOOTS  AND SHOES  AT  RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and   making  to  order   4  speciality.  THOHAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B.  C.  Best   accommodation   for   transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  ibly furnished and the bar Is up-to-  late. - Rates $1.00 a day; and. upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������: >-: >-: J=-: Ladysmith  LADYSMITH  BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Ocderi taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Ageney.  HAY, GRAIN AM)  FARM PRODUCE  Orders   will   be  delivered  anywhere  in the city promptly and at the.lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'a, on the  E-splanado.  JAS. WARNOGK, 1  A  4J DAILY LEDGER  insMiifai  Hmti*im*ar~-"^- -~^-  M^tMi  ���������  t  ���������     ���������  *������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������*��������������������������� ^���������������������������������������������������������������^ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������������������������  I    **>..���������������. .���������    - I   ���������  {������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������(��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  There is No Necessity  - ���������  ������f sending away for anything    you may require in  Hardware or Garden Tools  We can supply "yeur wantt in aW  seasonable  goods such aa' Hoes,  Spades, Shovels, Rakes, Law������  Mowers, Poultry netting,' Etc.  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,    B. C,  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUAniCHArW  Jzoulpalem  |fotef  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES FOR COWIOHAN  LAKE MONDAY,  WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      1MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY.  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors.  Quamichan Hotel  W, P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American Cveam   Separator Co., Grant Powder Co.,  and B. C. Pottery Company.  > ! ' '  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home Grown Products.  -o���������  Keast's Livery &  Freighting Stables  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Commercial Men  ���������o���������  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fishing, Telephone connec-  FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  Duncans Station.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting, the Yukom  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 marlc, 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 in  operation within one season from the  date of  the lease for each fly* miles,  but 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  ONE   OF MARK   TWAIN'S  .MANY  FRIENDS.  When    Webster    &   Co.   {of which  Mark  Twain   was   a member)   failed,  every asset of the famous humorist,  including the copyrights of his books  went    down    in   the  wrecks It was  what is called "a bad failure.'-   Mr.  Clemens   surrendered   everything. Not>  long afterward he  walked into     the  Murry Hill hotel one night with Dr.  Rice,  a well known New York' specialist.    A man with a white; mustache  was seated on a divan in  the middle  of  the lobby.  "There's the  man  you  ought     to  know,"    said    Dr.  Rice,,, "and he'd  like to know you.  That's Henry II,  Rogers."  Dr. Rice presented Mr- Clemens.  Mr. Rogers knew of *,he Webster failure, lie asked permission to be -of  service. In forty-eight hours he was  managing the author's business affairs., lie gave his time, worth thousands of dollars a day, to recoup,the  fortunes of a bgokcu literary mail. Into it lie put ull his business acumen  and  energy.    He  found   that Webster  I fe*e������*������*s������*AA*#*#**������ &������&������t&g������**ftfr*������������������>������*������>4>**fc****  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO,   B. C.  flanufacturers of the  'I  ������  t  ������  i  !  I  t  <l  1 I  1 >  ' I  >  I  1 I  The Ussee-s right is co������fined to the [^ Company owed  Mrs.  Clemens pcr-  submerged   bed or bars  in  the   river .sonally $65,000 cash lent from    her  -fi. Keast, Proprietor  Stago leaves Mount Sicker at   7 a.m.,  al 12:30 p.m., daily, except     Sundays.  returning,..leaves   Duncan  *  .(Specials at short notice.)  AN EASTER OPENING  FAIR'S  iwiF STOAEI  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  Istday of August iu the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge is  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  'such date. Rental, $100 per mile'for  ' first year and $10 -per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mininf. .  (  Placer Mining in- the Yukon Territory���������Creek,    gulch,   river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet    in  eogth, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width  being from 1,000 to 2,000 j  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250  feet square. [  Claims are marked by_ two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra- day allowed for each  additional teajniles or fraction.  The person or company staking a  ''inim must hald a free miner's csrti-  ficate.  [own pocket upon the firm's notes. He  made her a preferred creditor, ,and to  secure  the claim, gave .her the copy-  righls  of her  husband's   books.       In  this  way the books were saved      to  Mr.      Clemens.   Tncy have1 been his  principal   a.ssets.    They   were   worth  more to him than the gift of half a  million     iu cash   then.    Mr.  Rogers  saw Mr. Clemens safely .through these  trying  business  troubles'.   Ever  since  he has,  with a few others, constituted  himself a guardian  of Mr.  Clem-;  en's  business affairs.   Last year     he  aided in consummating the deal,   for  the    publication    of Marie Twain's  complete *vorks, which placed the author    hcyond   financial  care for  the  rest of his days.   Out of thati service  has  grown an  affectionate: friendship  between the two men.  J In British Columbia  *     Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened by us always  gives satisfaction. Picks handl ed and repaired.  Ships mi thing   in aJ1     its    Branhes  Horseshoers and Genera! Biacksmitns.  David Murrav)  Buller Street  -   -   -    -  Ladysm/th, b  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE     ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT FOR    THE BEST MEATS  IN THE MARK ETS.  WE ARE NOW BRINGING  OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF THE  '  CKIES, YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  PAN NELL  &   PLASEKTT  STFVENS BLOCK,  QAT/.cR13   ./.-.J^T,  .ADYS1ITH, B  A  RIP VAN WINKLE  ANECDOTE.  There is in the village .of Catskill  a Rip Van Winkle Club.   The society  ,did me  the honor to ask me to. act  *  LAD/SMITH TRANSFER CO.  *���������*,  X   X   DUNCAN,   bOC-^A;   X  ; 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  ROBT. GRASSIE &, SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  STATION STREET,  ���������**���������������  DUNCAN, B. C.  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT  DUNCAN   LIViARLYEand STABLES  S. J. Hagan, Manager  ���������f   Freight inga Specialty   ������f  PRICES flODERATE  F.RST-CLASS   TURNOUTS     OF    RIGS,    HARNESS,   HORSES.  B. C.  DUNC AN.J  Your patronage solicited  Telephone  in  Connection.  ���������Tourists and sportsmen  mak-  ; ing this hotel  their headquar-  ��������� ters will appreciate the exccl-  : lent cuisine-and service.  :Eleclric light is fitted through  I'out. There is a good supply  ! of wat������r.    No mosquitos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE .B.C.  1 ~#-  i  -^-^-^^H*^->^-^-^-^-^ ���������  ��������� a~K-Hr-;ie)ie~fc-^-Hr--*  1\  *  *-  R. B. ANDERSON  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  BICYCLE AND GUN  REPAIRING.     ACETYLENE    GAS  FIXTURES AND  GENERAL METAL WORKING  Fine lines, WATCHES,  CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  ' Oddfellows Block    ���������    ���������    ���������,     ���������     ���������-   ���������     ���������    ��������� IHincam, B.C.  -?rc���������7K���������7K���������"ft-Tvr~jfc~~?rc���������?r���������?r -   ^  -'������  'K   <+>  ;r   trr^*.t\  ���������Je  5t  ^he character in 'their town, says  ihe discoverer of a new mine is en- the autobiography of Joseph Jeffer-  mkd to a claim of 1,000 feet in'son.- I accepted, and when I arrived  length, and if the party consists of |lwas met by the worthy president  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out and other members, among whom  put of which no royalty shall be jwas yo���������ng Nicholas Vedder, who  chargen, the rest of the party ordin- claimed to be a lineal descendant of  ary  claims  only. ���������    J the original  "old Nick." T "was talc-  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at iterate ing  a cup of tea at the table in the  of two and one-half per cent, on the  hotel     when -I    was attracted to the  alue of the gold shipped from     the colored waiter,  who was living      a  fukon Territory to be paid to    the 'graphic  description  and  detailed W  Comptroller.^ count of  this legend  of  the-.Catskill  No free miner shall rece,ve a grant lnoilnlains    lo one, of the boarders  of more than one mnung chum     on -wno sat nearl .     to ine.      ?  eaeh separate nver, crefik.or gulch.      ,.Yeg      ,a| ��������� he conUmie(l.   <ir{ip  but the same miner may hold     any 'went up into Uic ^^^^  anu  .twenty      years,   and   when; lie camel  back iiyar in disi berry I own his owiu  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A  ND  SAFELY.  StaWes in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  f  WILLIAMS AN 3 M\3\7. r  WHITT0ME  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 on the gross 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 mini's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company,according  to  capital.  A  free     miner,  having  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500  feet by marking out the  lame with  two legal posts,  bearing  location notices, one at each jend   on  the line of the lode or vein. i'  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.  When $508 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 Lntcrior   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������ per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer    Mining���������Manitoba and  the  N.W.T., excepting the  Yukon Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  ������hewan River claims are either bar  or bench,  the former  being 100    feet  long and'extending between high and  low water mark.  The  latter  includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.  Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  number of claims by purchase,  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying 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 vttlue of at least $200.  A certificate that work has been  done, must be retained each year; if  not, the claim *l*il be deemed to be  abandoned, and open to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may   he  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 tke 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  three times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying- quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not. exceeding 640 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre and  the remainder of the tract reserved  namely,- 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  cil.'  JAS.  A.  SMART.  Deputy  Minister of  tho Interior  Department  of the Interior,   ���������  folks didn't know him."  "Why," said the listener, "you  don't believe the story is  true?"  "True? Ob course it is; why,"  pointing to me,  "dat's de man."   '  A .patient, simple little duck,  Who laid her egg per day,  Thus did accost a rooster friend  Who chanced to pass her way:  "Why is it, pray,  the critics all  Extol the speckled hen  For   what she does,  when  not  a one  Tor me doth work the pen?"  "You lay your egg at dead of night"  Said  the  wise and  friendly bird.  "Or, if in daytime, afterwards  You never say. a word.  No  matter what your deeds may he  Today  to win the prize  Of popular approval,  You  must freelv advertise."  il  CALEDONIAN"  Leads Them    All  f  IjST quality  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd.  BRITISH HIRTH AND  DEATH   RATE LOW  The  birth-rate for the first quarter  of 1905  was     the lowest on  record,  while the death    rate was the lowest  on  record  with the exception of one  year���������1903���������These     are the  principal  points  in the Registrar-General's vital statistics ior England  and Wales  in the first three months of the. year.  There were 238,100    births and 148,-  3C0 deaths in the bgartcr, a net increase  in the     population  of 89,740.  This, however, is     discounted by the  fact of the 93,211 emigrants who left  the United Kingdom during the three  months,     31,919      were  Englishmen.  The birth-rate per 1,000 of the population for the three months was 2S.3  the    a.veragc for     the  10     preceding  first quarters being 29.5.     Tn the 70  great towns    the birth-rate averaged  29.4  per  1,000,  ranging from   1G.7  in  Pournemouth lo 41.9 in Mer'thyr Ty-t  dfil.     In     the 141     smaller  towns���������  those with     between 20,000 and 50,-  000 population��������� Ine rate was .28.1 per  1,000 .  We Do It Differently  OUR WAV  IS TO SEE MOW'MUCH  WE   CANT  MONEY  GIVE  YOU  FOR   YOUR  ��������� NOT IN QUANTITY  '   BUT IN QUALITY  IF YOU WILL TRY US YOU WILL  BE WELL SATISFIED Wfn-I OUR  METHODS.      NOW,   ABOUT  Reed Furniture  We show over ONE HUNDRED    different     designs in REED and  RATTAN  CHAIRS   ..id  SETTEES, every one oE which is chosen  with a view to its durability  and comfort, as well as: its ARTISTIC APPEARANCE.     A few suggestions  LADIES  REED  ROCKKRi', cane seats,  from     $3/,Q  REED  RECEPTION    JHURS,  from 5-3.75 each upwards.  CORNER CHAIR,  similar to   illustration, ] rice  ?.).co  REED   VERANDAH   SETTEES, -1  ft.   long,  in ice    '.'.'$8.50  Our catalogue shows a complete range of these goods.  WEILER   BROS.  VICTORIA,   B.C.  sg&&3i35js������3i  PAINTING,  PAPEK  liTC.  HANGING  rear  Work done properly and at     right  prices.     Shop and  residence  in  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J-   E. SMITH, Prop.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and Buiider  REPAIRING  of   all  kinds   prompts  attended to.    Shop on Gatacre    ������t  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :-: :-: .���������: .-:  ��������� B.C.  A WATER CURE FOR  SICK PEARLS.  The late empress of Austria     had  Some wonderful pearls,  but they lost  their     lustre���������"grew    sick,"   as   the  .jewelers say���������and only a long immersion in  the sea v oihl Jeuro thorn, so  now they are in live cage hanging   in  the depths of the  Adriatic at a spot  known only to two or three persons",  and  every  year  or  two  a great  expert, from     London goes  to examine  them.   When they were sunk it. was  said  that  thirty years  might  be required for fiieir cure, ,  OTICE is hereby given that at the  ext sitting of  the  Licensing Court  0 be held at Ladysmith,  I intend to  pply for a transfer of the retail liquor      license     now   held     by   me  for    the   premises   known     as     the ,  Kings Hotel situate on Lot 1, Block ; JSt Avcr.ue  97,   Ladysmith,   B.   C,   from  myself  to Palmyr Tassin.  WILLIAM JOSEPH.  By his duly authorized agent,  HENRY  REIFEL.  M. R, SfrWSON.  Solicitor,  Etc.  ey   to    Loan  MDYSMIT  Ladysmith  Temp'e No.  5   Rathbone  Sisters meets,  in the Oddfellow's hall  | 2nd  and  4th Tuesday at  7 xn  m.  Mrs.  Kate Tate,   secretary  n.  Meatmarket  LADYSMITH, B. C. ���������y  \~"-,/.  ���������i S *   DAILY   LEDGER  C;  ucu m  Dr.  R.   13.  Dier  is again in Ladysmith and can  be luuiwl at all hours  at his olliee.on lligli street. J  Tenders  will he received up to -June  14,   liJOj,   I'm   painting,   papering etc ,  Portland   Motel.      The  lowest  or any  tender not  necessarily accepted.  Apply to,  JOHN 31.VY  Ladysmith,  D, C.  Mr. Archil/aid Dick, Government  .(lin.'s rnspe-tor, was in the city Wiis  nioining. Mr.   Dick  stated   that as-  yet lie had .not heard what action the  government intended lo take in connection with the eight-hour regulation eases which were recently di.v  iiiissf-d  in  the local court.  Gel   your   Sunday   Colonists       at  K n i gill's.  r���������������������������  Mr. II. U'.ird went down to Victoria on the morning train.  \V..U\ilkcm   went   up ,to  Wellington  a I   noon  iirtlay.  Airs. A. O.  Knighi   was a passenger  on  Ihe  noon   tiain   to   N'.iuau'mo.  Airs ,J. Tate went  up on the noon  train   to   Naiminio.  A������ India nan* &**������������������ "^t"-";  ' A. young iiiiin wan fined tho other day  in a London police court for striking  his sweetheart. His defense was that  she had nsked him to suspend their engagement a mouth in order to give another admirer a trial.  Druir" and  Lunacy.  Of the patients in the lunatic asylum  at Lahore, India, U3 per cent are believed to have been habitual hemp drug  takers.   Australia's Great Deaert.  The region between Lake Eyre and  the boundary of Queensland is said to  be one of the worst deserts in the  world. ���������   Duellat Killed by Accident.  A German student while fighting a  duel at Riga wiis killed in a singular  manner. His bullet struck his adversary iu the leg, breaking the bone.  As the wounded man fell his pistol was  discharged,' and the shot entered his  opponent's heart.  S.S.      Princess May  was  in  port  last  night on  her  ���������   ���������   ���������'  S.S.   Tricolar is due again  for     a  lull cargo of coal.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Barge  Servia "is  in   at   the   wharf  for coal.  ��������� ���������   ���������  I'.IG  CARGO TAKF.N  BV  PRIM ESS   BEATRICE  Miss Bertram was among the pa*  seeders on today's train to Nanaimo  Messrs. J. Thomas and D. Roberts  were passengers to Na-nahno at n ion  tncl.iy.  Airs. .J.  J. CalktMin, of Seattle, re  turui-d   Inline   tod ty,   el'ler   spending i  few days in  Ladysmith visiting relatives.  Afrs. T. Kiddie and Airs. .J. W.  Wat-son went down to the capita!  this   morning.  According to the Herald anothc  iu(-;un.!iij,hi. excursion from Nanaimo t<  this city will1 he given on Thursda  next. This one is under the auspice-  of the St.  Paul's  Ladies' Guild.  .iolin  May  has  the contract for  re  pairing   the      Portland   Hotel,   wliid '  was  recently damaged by  fire.      As  notice in   smother'column   will  show  he  is e.illing for tenders for paperin  Hie building.     It  is esprcted  the he  tel will  he  rr-opened under the saie-  management  about the     first of next  month.  Photographs.���������Today   and   Monday,'  June lOlh,   the studio will he open at  Ladysmith.    Cabinets,   $2.50   per do'/  and up.    Fricke &  Snechncck.  .Air. Alar.slull Bray, the .government  road inspector, for this district, was  in the city this morning inspecting  the work which has been done for  ���������'the past week on.the roads running  through  the  city.  A small blaze on the roof of the  Wind-sot Hotel, Nanaimo, shortly after five o'clock yesterday evening,  gave the department v. quick run, but  there was no need for their services.  as>a bucket of water hall-put the fire  'out while the whistle was still blowing-  SEWERAGE  NUISANCE  WILL   BE       ABATED.   -  Tt is understood that the sewerage  nuisance cvn - tl.o Stephen-; property  will he abated forthwith, the owner  .'of the block and the proprietor of  the adjoining property agreeing to  erect aseptic tank thai will be large  enough  lo  serve  for both  blocks.  EltKH.  Eggs should never be eaten the same  day as laid, for they have not become  solidified, but are at their best the second day.  Doc Toiik-n.  Preserved in the cathedral of Bangor,  Wales, is a pair of old "dog tongs"  which were used for ejecting quarrelsome dogs from church during service.  A similar pair is preserved at Llnyny-  nys, Wales, and bears numerous tooth  marks.   Hair Fanhloii In  Slniu.  Wives of Siamese noblemen cut their  hair so that it sticks straight up from  their heads. The average length of it  is about one and a half inches.  Little FlKhtina- Whale*.  The "little fighting whales," fierce  nomads of the deep sen, apparently  roam in organized bands, savagely at-  tacking,the ordinary large whale and   Ave oi her passengers were employees  Alter working cargo all lust night  and right up to the hour of getting  away, the steamer Princces Beatrice  sailed from the C. I*. R. wharf early  this afternoon for Skagway and way  ports along the British Columbia  coast, She had altogether approxi-  M.ulely live hundred tons of cargo and  a lot of livestock, sa\s yesterday's  I ro\ incc.  On the way north to Lynn Canal  the Princess Beatrice will call at Al-  eit Bay, Rivcis Inlet, Pert Ersiug-  tcn and canneries near the mouth of  the Skeena river, at- Port Simpson,  and at   Ketchikan. '  Consigned to Yukon points and to  he disthaigrd at Skagway the Princess Beatrice took out four hundred  tons of general ineich-andi.se and sixty-four head of cattle, a hundred and  twenty sluep and eleven calves. For  Ri-.ers Inlet and Sleena river points  sit" had a hundred tons of cargo.  The Beatrice had nearly seventy  pMsscngersin her saloon, and some  took   deck  accommodation.      Twenty-  AND  MISS  CARPET  lighting him to the death.  Swords In  Japan.  Although wearing swords has entirely ceased for years in Japan, the old  esteem and reverence Vor the weapon  and its use still exist among the gentlemen of the country, and many of the  nobility have at their houses regular  establishments where fencing is practiced.  ���������     '  Tyrol Mall Carriers.  Many of the rural letter carriers in  the Tyrol nre women.  of -the British American Dredging  Company, which is operating on Pine  Trie1-. Atlin. The men arc going .in  In wi rk  through the suirmcr season._  I Ln��������� ���������  Bo.iting and   regatta  shirts at   Simon   1 ciser & f'n.'s Ltd.  Apple*.  In buying apples always choose ac-  u'o'rding to their weight. Heavy apples  nre always better, especially when upon being pressed by the thumb they  vield with a slight cracking noise.  ' Sunken.  Of the 1G5 kinds of snakes found In  the United States hut twenty are venomous. They are the copperhead and  water moccasin, which'are closely related: the coral snakes of the southwest, the two species of sistrurus and  the fifteen species of rattlesnake. The  i.iost dangerous of them, the water  inotc-nsin, is not seen north of Tennessee.  An  Ancient  Cnatom.  Ill olden days it was customary to extend  the charities  of  Christmas  and  New Year to the lower animals.  Those people who rehire Ihe s"i-  vics of n good dentist will do well  to call on Dr. R. R.-.Dier, who from  now oil can be .foimd at his office on  lliuli  street at-all hours.  P  -o������-  Touch  us gently, ,Timc!  Let us glide adown thy stream  Gently���������as  we sometimes glide  Tlirouih a quiet dream!  Mumble voyagers .ire We,  Husband,   wife,  and  children  (One is lost���������an anqel,  fitd  To the azure overhead!)  three���������  Touch  us gen Ily,  Time!  We've-.not  proud nor soaring wings;  Onr ambition, our cditent  Lies  iu simiihj^things.  Mumble voyagers are we,  O'er' 1,'ife's dim  unsounded sea  Seeking only  some calm clime���������  Touch  us gently, gentle Time!  Sunday Examiner, New York Jour  nal,  New York World.  For sale     ������  .Knight's  book  store.  THE   JAPANESE  VIEF   OF  LOVE  The Academy quotes a Japanese  view of European novels from a work  on the/    Russo-Japanese-   war  bv  M.  SPORT  ��������� The - baseball.     match,   Ladysmith  juniors vs! Wellington, which was  to  have been played here yesterday, lias  Stoves  We are making them of the Newest  Styles.     ^  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  Our I rices are Re sona, hie  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES   IN   l>.L AIR  AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  LADVSniTH IRON & >TOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  Stoves  Pattern and Latest  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������11  a.m.  ,    .Sabbath   School���������2.30   p.m  Evi-ning   Service���������7   p.m.  Bible study class,  Wednesday evening  at  7.30.  CHURCH  OF  ENGLAND.  Morning Service���������11   a.m.  Children's   Sunday   School���������2.30.  Evening service and sermon���������7 p.m.  Rev. R. llowen, Rector.  METHODIST CHURCH.  Rev. W.  C Schlichter, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a. in.  Evening  Servici���������7  p.m.  Sunday School���������2.80 p. m.  "EARLY RIVERS" CHERRIES  THE F1SST  Island Grown Cherries  FINE  THIS S EASON  QUALITY PUT MP  IN   I  POUND BASKETS  W. T. HEDDLE3   CO.  Williams' Block  Ladysmith  Particular Grocers.  Telephone   1  been  called   oli'i   the  Wellington   men  living  unable   to make  the   trip.  A strawberry Festival will beheld  on June 21st (afternoon and even in.:,;)  on the grounds of the Church --i England, under the auspices of \'..v Ladies'  Ouild.    Admission,   .1(1  i;:.ls.  maassssmm&s&3?m  ������������,:  FRESH  (ABLE BERRH S RECEIVED DAILY  Leave your orders early for Preserving Ber  nes.  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.    -  TELEPHONE   6-7  (last on Donnet.  einent" which  "s rpris'cs  bv  itself"  It  is our "love el-  in    Japanese eyes,  Whv, asls the  ��������� Japanese critic, all this love-worry?  Your heroines are always Women who.  'Ii.uc a right to !n>ve' who are 'de-  termined to have their share of love,'  andwho, not finding it in marriage,  fee"   it  in     ad nil en. Or they are  yo n--; g'r s tooling ( ut for husbands  to whom they will soon he unfaithful, because they have been unable to  'lia\e their share of love with them.'  All this is terribly tedious. I ��������� wonder where your novelists and your  dramalic authors go for their models  in real life. And why is it that  tl-cv never mention hunger and thirst,  and are always talking of this love  which, after all, is a function just.as  lirnal und animal as thirst and hunger are? We do not thimk of a man  as l.olng unhappy when he is eating.  Why, then, should we think of him as  being unhappy when he loves?  N"o  \vastcrwilh this  carpet-  matches      everywhere.      Red  and      Fawn.     27 inch, 'i ply  Tapestry, for .Monday selling at  25c PfifYard!  DRYSDALE-STEVENSON  Co.   Ladysmith I  Ah Wing- ft Go,  Merchant  Tailors  Ladies' and dents' Clothes Made to  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANT'-I M  LADYSMITH,    B.   C.  CHINESE PECULIARITIES  In giving his opinion of China,  Capt. Faulkner, of the artillery corps  epitomized the Chinese characli ristics  so cleverly that some of his listeners  copied  down his  words.  "China," said Capt. Faulkner, "is  a country where the roses have no  fragrance and the women no petticoats, where the laborer has no Sunday and the magistrate no sense oi  honor, where the roads bear no vehicles and the ships no keels, where old  men fly kites and the needle* points lo  the south, where the place of honoi  is on the left hand and the s?at of  intellect in the stomach, where to  take on' your hat is an insolent ges-  t,ureand to wear white garments is to  be in mourning, a country which has  a literature without an alphabet and  n l;Mi";u,'iirc without a grammar."���������  London  Globe.  Citizen���������1 wish to consult a "Life  of Roosevelt." I presume you have  one''  Allcndant ��������� Not. in- this building,  sir. You wanKJo step over to our  annex. That is devoted exclusively to  lives of Koosevell.  mmamm  Strawberrie  and  Cream  ���������*  m&r  m% mi-  Schilling's Rest Tea. Money refunded   if   not 'to. your  liking  at  Simon  Leiser tt  Co.,  Ltd.  -������~.  *���������-  Keer> in mind the fact that the Ladies' Guild of the Methodist Church  purpose having a strawberrie festival  on Monday, June lOtli, of which further notice will be given  laler.  Strawberries, 2 boxes for 25c  Jersey Cream, 25c per p int  Fresh from the Ranch in Pint Jars  Orders taken for preserving straw  i  berries.  SIMON LEISER SCO Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  Dr. R. B. Dier returned lo Ladysmith on t'hc uoon train today. The  Doctor will remain in Ladysmith for  about three weeks.  FRESH CREAM  NOTICE.  From this date' Hie undersigned  will pot be- responsible' for-any indebtedness incurred except on ' a  written order signed by the secretary  Ro.wland -ftjachin.  V.  I.   EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May ISth, 1905,  .  25c Per Jar  BLAIR AND Ml  'PHONE 2-1.  LADYSM1TI'..  i  I  Colds  It should be borne in mind that  every cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality ami prepares the  system for the more serious dis-  -eases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  protnot cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs aud opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  auy tendency toward pneumonia.  Price 25c, Lar&e Size 50c.  ���������a  J.P1ERCYJND CO.  wholesaiIe DRYGOODS.v  Victoria, B. C.  - Manufacturers of (he Celebrated  IRONCLAD BRAND  ' of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  '-'.. PANTS,-  : SHIRTS. ETC.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE .is hereby given that at the--  next sitting of ,the Licensing CoMi.t-  to. be held at Ladysmith, I intend to  apply for a transfer of the retail liquor license now held by me for the  premises known as the Island Home  I-Iotsl, situate on Lot ?>, Block 2G,  Ladysmith, IS. C, from myself to  Agnes Knight.  II.  L.   BATES.  Ladysmith,  R.   C, May  12,-1905.  TRANSFER "O-R-LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereby given that at .the  next sitting of the Licensing Court  lo be held at Ladysmith, I intend to-  apply for a transfer of the,retail liquor  license now held by  me for the  1 premises   known    as the Central Hotel, situate on Lot -1,  Block 2i),  La-  ' dysmith,   B.C.,   from   myself   to Joseph   PolliKrnilli  I FRANK   BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B.C., May I*. 1905,    ;  Ladysmith Boat Mi?  ������nt  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  HARRCP  AND  HAYEDN.  I-OAT     BUILDERS.  W. G. Fraser  MerchanlTailor,  (1st Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  Odds and Ends  WATCH THIS SPACE-IT WILL P AY"  YrOU    SOMETHING       CUT IN  TWO  EVERY' DAY.  THIS WEEK IT. WILL BE JUG S.      A      BEAUTIFUL  BLUE   AND  WHITE QUART JUG  FOR  25c  LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd  run  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW    SPRING   AND   SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED. 1  Charles Dvnn,of the above, firm, visits Ladysmith every Sunday for the  purpose or taking measurements and seeing customers personally. Maybe seen at the Hotels. We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at the  lowest possible rates. Suits from $15.00. up. Pants from $4.00 up. AH  Hand-made. Full line of the Latest supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.  Dunn. ":'-.���������'��������� .'     - d  HEALESTATE  HIRE,- L'FE AND ACCIDENT INSURaN. E  1U0NTS COLLECTED  DEEDS," WILLS,   MORTGAGES,   CONTRACTS     AND   AGREEMENTS  DRAWN. \ *  JOHN STEWART  CONVEYANCING  P. O. Box 268  NOTARY    Pl'DLKJ  CLOCKS  BARGAINS  CLOCKS ?!  ^BiASwaas5ar<y?gag3agg---������i  Ticket N  6205  \  Wins the  Ji-st received     a shipment of all kinds of clocks that we will clear   |j!  fil   low prices ; | ,   i     ;   :    -   1      :    ������$  EIGHT  DAY   STRIKING   CLOCK    j....   M.ofl     If  EIGHT   DAY  STRIKING   CLOCK    (with   alarm   atlaclie.l)     J.-;.f.O     *������  REPEATING   NICKLIO   AI A RM   CLOCK      ...    $1 75  REGULAR   NICKLE    ALARM  CLOCK f.j.flO  ALL THESE CLOCKS \RE FROM THE REST AMERICAN  FACTORIES AND ARE .U ARANTI2EI) TO KEEP GOOD  TIME.  mrAM-MiWi 1 ���������r mi  B.FORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    X   X   X      Ladysmith,    B.  C  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AM  work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Fresh  CHOCOLAETS  K? s 5 ������   \    K i' b s������ K f  liij I  o   Bsl*t n 9 Si I  llw S    \0a uttt.iiiaii.i  1st   1 venue,   --r- =    Ladysmitb  u  w  a  ijPT-  11  K  ���������Si  ,a.l  W  I'  tc  .-in

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