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 <f  , jL~(L*j? 'is-^t-kX-sl^s"*^  t DUNCANS   &    ...  LAD5YHITH f  t  ir-"'<^vf:  '    ':'"/   '    '  /     *^V  f_������     JW 16 1905  Daily Ledger  "&_      7*-  * >,  ^  ������>'--.:.--$;J  *4-^^M44-*t*i-'*f**4������^hf���������;������������������������������������ ^hrtt-M^' V -^  f LADYSMITjT^1^  J ,     & DUNCANS  -���������Hr-H ���������**������*"-H-> ^������������������v���������^���������^-*^���������^-M-^-^���������^v���������>���������v���������>^H������������������>^���������4^r  ^  V'  '%- +  V  If*  VOL. 2,  THURSDAY,   JUNE*'15,   lflflfj.  PRICE <\/ ,  i M s ;  CHARGES AGAINST  CITY CONSTABLE  Officer Hannay Was Accused by  Ai  Thomas of Stealing a  Sum of Money    >  DOES NOT BELIEVE SET- AT ffl 0PEB1 HOUSE  Several Witnesses  Were  and the Case Ultimately  Called  Dis^  missed by Magistrates  The   stuffy little     court house was   taken his    money off*   him in case lie  filled  last    ceiling     when  Justices   loses it.  jUalhcson and Allan heard the charge I    Cro.ss-e\a,inineil,  of this city against William Hannay,  city constable. 31 r. Russell Simpson  appeared for the defendant and on lie-  half of his client pleaded not guilty  of the .charge.  The prosecutor was put in the box.  lie said lie went to the Wellington  Colliiery Company's pay office on Saturday, .May ia," to draw his pay.  Alter getting his money he returned  to the office to orner alon ofcoalto  '������*��������� delivered at his home. An he was  leaving the office he was held by a  man w_o was soliciting subscriptions'  for a widow. JJcgave'suc. lie  was then taken suddenly delirious"  and had no control of himself. In  answer  to one of   the magistrate*, he  TLEMENTP0S11E  President [of United Mine  Workers Express This  Opinion  Western   Fuel    Company  Hast toFfghtU.M. W.  and Eight Hour Day  i.jm '       . '  "The Western Fuel Company is  fighting the United .Mine .Workers and  the eight-hour day," said Mr. Albert-.  Manifold to the Vancouver World  yssterday' morning.  Mr. Manifold'is presidc-rig of (lie  Nanairho brunch of the United Mine  Workers of America. Me arrived  here j7ii the .Joan.  Asked     what    lie   thought   of   the  LAST EVENING  of mm  CLAIMS mm POBTIOIllROYAL WEDDING  The Odd Fellows Were En- |Mrs. Campbell Makes Claim  tertained by Local Re  bekah Lodge  AT WINDSOR  Ail Admit They Had a Good  Time and Think Ladysmith Albright  Air.   Itusscii   it*! I  he did  not remember old man n.-.'u-    , ���������..,,.<���������  chances of a settlement resulting from,  ing coal, lie might time .>r������leni! it thc negotiations between tlie Com-  i'rom anothei  clerk.   Witness repeated  his stateme.it given .irc.i-usiv .* |���������  Ilannay's remarks' re f,ui.ig ' the ,i,d  man ho:ue. WUne.-Js had th it,it,  Hannay was an lioo-st man .nu -o  had not bothered anyl!.*'..g ������������������ ,-e  about the mailer. He'ihought the  old man would get nis :wn-v hickf  denied that he, had a conversation  with either magistrate on die ease  lhat morning. Hc had just told >.-.  Cassidy what he knew of it a: .1 af-'  ter that/had said nothing about ,t to  any man.  The evidence of the u\t \������ ess,  Mr. Walkem, clerk in the Company's  office, was-   similar to. that %i\e\\ hy  A pleasing feature of 1 he nice ling  of llTc (fraud Lodge of Oddfellows  being held in this city was thc cn-  tertainnicnl given to tlie,'visitors last  evening by the-Hehekahs of Ladysmith. Music, recitations, dancing,  games, ice-cream, cake and slraw-  ierries are very good company. It  was a most pleasant event and the  Rehel.ahs     certainly did   themselves  credit.    The  entertainment  \va������  giv-  pany and  the  Western  Federation  of   en in the opera house and the han-  AJjne-s, Mr.     M.inifold said hc did not   quel ing   rooms  connecting, wero   also  ������aid the     man    stopped hiinHShwcci, 'f1'"., Rk���������11        *"'   'V'l,ltCm rlanein-  ii -..ciwecn   ,)0l.C(, spe|llfi     M,-.  Thomas going to  wards the track. He appeared to be  walking unsteadily. Trainu.' was .sitting . in    front of the     ollice and' he  the ollice and thc railway thick. After he was taken ill, and while he  waspounding around, Constable Manna y came up and Look eha.rgc of him  -No one was next to them, while they  walked up the 'sidewalk until'they  got to, Dickie's wlore. "By-that  time'; witness" proceeded, "1 had'kind"  of come round, and I told Hannay 1  wanted some mixture to stop my  cough. We went into Hickles store,  and when we got inside' I searched  for my money and .found it had gone.  1 told Mr.. Hannay of this, andhc said  Thad it when- [ passed the Pretoria  Hotel. He said I had wrapped it  i" my hanlKerchief, which I did iU>t  have on my peison. lie then (oak  me out and led me up the hill as far  sec how a settlement could  very well  be affected  with   only  about 25 men.  "The 'number,"   he "continued,   "is  the    grand    total      of  ihe  Nanaimo  branch cf  the  Western  Federal ion  of  Miners,    whereas      the  United  Mine  Workers number over 500."  Mr. Manifold did not seem lo think.  that the Unit 2d Mine Workers would  stick out for recognition-. The Western Federation had undertaken to pui(  the proposals of the company before  all the underground men anil that  metiiit that the United iiine Workers,  being overwhelmingly in the majority, would really decide whether they  should be accepted or not. The Mine  Workers am! not the Western Feder-  ati'.'mists were the people whom the  Company had to reckon will*'. Gener-  on British Government  for Valuable Estate  Interesting* History of the  $20,000,000 Estate  Claimed  New York, June IS.���������Seeking lo establish her claim to a $20,0(10 estate escheated for three generations  by the British government in 1700,  half long ' and a half mile wide,  through the heart of the cily of  futile and eight acres %\( the famous  Plains of " Abraham, Mrs. Caroline  Lambert Campbell, wife of Win. A.  Campbell, an assistant superintendent of Schools in Brooklyn, has engaged counsel to push her case in  the   ; Jlominion   and   British  courts,  Kec'enlly    she   received   from   Lord  Lyttleton, colonial secretary,  a     re-  H, R,   H, Princess |Mar garet of  Connaught United in Marriage  to Swedish Prince  Nuptials of the King's Neice At'  tended by Brilliant Gathering  of Royalties  used.   Dancing-and games ivere kepi  ui>  until  a Into   hour and  every  one  |ply   to a letter he addressed, lo Kin  present   voled   the   affair   a complete  j hid ward,    which, states  that      Loid  success.  went out. lie came back in a'shoi't \al Manv&vr Stockett's statement, that-,  while and made'the remark that the ���������he w9uld not deal with an alien'or-  old  man    was foaming at !he mouth | ������aMi7ation was ridiculous  jn  Ihe face  in  the, face of. the fact   that   he-was  -and appeared-as^'irh'e was*~goihg id  die. He said he was -viing to tal-e  the old man home and had taken his  money        from him     in case   he  .should lose it.   nc then took his'hat  and went out.  Cour>,-il   for   defendant   cross-eaxm-  ined  witness     at some length but he  j (witness)     never wavered     from his  previous testimony.  John Bid-ie,  the next  witness,  tes-  wiiia  Will THf  ill   "  dealing with the Western*-Federalionj  which was just as much an .alien organization as the United Mine Work'  ers. Moreover, thc United Mine  Wft'kers were perfectly willing to  treat with the Company through the  Company's own employees, b\it Mr.  Stockett would not meet them. He,  himselfi a Nanaim-*.-, miner of many  years' standing, had been up to the  ollice of "thc Company four times but  Iliad not been accorded  an  interview,  *���������_..**-������������������������ ������������������ ������  (witness)    that     hc was sick. |of the Company  was iindoubtedly'K,  tilled   to seeing Hannay and  Thomas        ���������.  '  "���������"  ',-'��������� "���������" T"''  ";'"." T'" T,   ^'"e to his store on the day in ques- [while on  the other  hand,   the seci'e  as. (he   church and I     told lumTcould   ,;,,���������    ������,lri     ,lt   r..t.   ,-.<.,    ..       ..'. -- -   -  . , T ,   ,, . .     .    , ������on,   and     at  first, sight he thought ,  make    my way home.     I told him to ^i-]101n;lu ���������,.,,  ���������*.   ,...f r,      ...I  try and    find my money and returnit   .^  io me.     I went to mv cabin andlaid   -,,������������������������������������      ,41 ��������� !������������������-..��������� 41     1 ��������� ,       ���������        -  .,     .  ,..,'. ,   , I nomas      sat    down     in     a    chair .break up thc local  imivr of  the  bn.  doun,afler    wl.K-h  1.   returned down   ]Jo    ^.^ m   ^ ^  ^^ -.^ M._. ^ol������crSi  town l,������ him again. I asked him if lhom ,)oUl out of ^ _to_c_ Whj,e l Continuing ,lis crilicism ()[ thc  he had received my money, and when ���������,_���������_ Thon]a_ co, jlainC(1 of |osi 'manager's statement, Mr. Manifold  hcuouhl    return it. was satisfied   his  money _ ^   wi(_es_  thou        h. ���������__.,, Mr   slockeU-s figlll.cs as U) lhc  in my own    mind  (hat he had taken   gaid h_ ^ .^ whjlc ^ from thc   earnings of the miners  werc vitiated  tho money off me, because nobody , prctoria up 1q his siQ^ ,u hJS) iby Ws faillire to take inlo accoun,  else Mas with me since 1 left the of- | (witness>) .,._,_ ihcy ,eft lhe slore the deductions for powder,;-oil and  fice until  the  time I  foundthe money. ^  weiU  ^ ^ ^ A[te_ __ whU   'other      things,   which  amounted   all  Hannay'   came back by  himself.   nc   told, in some cases,  to Mf*  pev man  told  witness     that the old man had   I,e1' month.   As tji the ein������it hour law  found   his money. \  In  about "half an ,the   United   Mine   Workers   were  bc-  hour"    Thomas     came back and told  ���������������������������n<1 Mr- Hawthornthwaittc to amah,  him hc thou'oht Haniiav had 4>is mon-jon  that  question,   whereas   his own  ey.   Hc told him to go over to Han- j supporters     in  the  Western Fcdera-  nay-s   house.   He  had' heard  nothing jtion.  hwl ��������� actually  started  a petition-  mora .about the matter until  the f0i_ :against it.  TTiul   ]0Wi���������8- Monday morning, when Thorn- I    Askc(l ^ io whether the men     at  ���������h     Washington, D'. C,   lime ���������::*.  X "Official"     anii-ouncoment      is  made  ": that     Washington  has*  been  selected   for  the  location  of the peace confeicnce.  The announcement came in the  form'of an  official  statement  issued    by     Secretary      Loeb  C   by direction  of  the Tresident.  The  statement   reads   as foi.  lows'   "When  the  governments  were    unable     to  agree  upon  JL   either Chee Foo or Paris,  the  ^   I'residnit  su-ggcsteil   (he J-Ta-  j.   o,w,     but   both   go-vein men ts  T   ba\e     now     rcj-iiested      that  Washinglon   be   chosen   as   the  place of meeting, and  the President has accordingly  formally   notified   both   governments  Windsor,   June   15.���������Windsor,   June   , of Rgvpt, all     accompanied bv hril-  15.-WiiMbor,  the scene of many his- 'lianl      suMcS>    M  K] im     ^  (one events,   particularly during   tho , ,  iciRn or, the late Queen Victoria, was   m-a'C" W'lS |,UiyC<1 ������" lhe orSan������  the  in holiday attire today for the wed-  ,jluie' on ,,lie arni ������r her f^hcr, pas-  ding   of  Princess   Margaret   of   Con-    'SC('     '''oni  the  castle  to  the chapel,  naugfc't,   the   cl-dest  daughter  of the  j s-ie was  lllc't  at  the entrance       by  Duke of Connaught,  to Prince 0 us I a-   1XM'(*     Chambcrlaiii, and the brides-  ,vus   Adolphus,  eldest son  01   Crown     lli:i (ls.   Priu.ess      Patrica  of     Con- -  Prince    Uustavus of Sweden, all of    naught,  her sister,  Print-rse Victoria   '  the      arraii'genicnts   for   which   were    of tattenhurg, Princess Mary of Wal-.  Knollys, the King'-s private secretary   mr"',e under the personal direction of   es and  Princess Beatrice of Sax'e-Co-  is able to advise his Majesly  to lake   Kln������  I-dw*u'd- ^-"-'S-       The bridal party passed  up'  no other-action than to suggest that *-'l~lllA the morning a procession-of tlie nifile proceeded by the choir to  Mrs. Campbell take'her claim to the In-Val 1riuns Proceeded l'r, ci London the chnnccl, where, a quarter of a  com Is. Jn 1887 fhe'privy'council re_ to Windsor carrying- representatives century ago the bride's mother and  fused a joint application from rcpre-' of ,nnsl of *-llc r������ya' families of Eu- father went through the same cere-  sentati\es of the Catholic Church, !0,)C' ailfi *-ormi-*g o������c of the most ^ mony. Arehbishop of Canterbury,  lhe Chinch of iingiand, and the citi- -ml-os*"i; gatherings since thc King's assisted by the Bishop of Oxford and  zens of Quebec, asking that thirty coronation. St. George's Chapel was others, read the simple .service oE  thousand  pounds 'held  by   the British'a D'a e  ������**   l"i*forms   and  decorations   the Church of Kngland.   After     the  and lailies in full court dress     with   ceremony Hie niemhers  of the  royal  coronets .*r tiaras and wearing many   families returned to thc castle where  ,'ewels. ���������      luncheon   was   served.    The  wedding  Shortly after the guests were seat-   cake,  which   formed  the centre! piece  ed  the bridegroom  made his appear-   on the table,  was live feel In ^height,  ance,  accompanied l.,\-  his supporters,   consisting of   Hirer  tiers,   the lower '  Prince*-  Ku-fc v> and  William, of Swe-    licr being three  feci in,diameter. O.v-   -  dm,      with  the  gentlemen in  at ten-    erliaiigin.g each tier were four balc-on-  thihce.   The bride.room was followed   ies,  heiieadi which  were figures moil-  by the  Royal   party,  including  King    el led   in   sugar,   bearing  -wheat,' . Hie  Edward,  Queen   Alexandra,  Princess    symbol  of  plenty-    The   tiers      were  Victoria and  Crown  Prince of Swe-     borne by four sihei- Grecian columns'  den,   the  Duchess of   Connaught,   the   and  on  top of tbe cake was dra]-cd  Piincc of Wales," the  Landgrave     of   female   figure  supporting  a  porcelain  Hess,   the     (irand   Duke and  Grand     ���������.���������a<-e     from which hung garlands  of  Duchess  of Baden,  and   the  Khedive   ��������� natural flowers.  that  Washington  will   be  lected.  se-  gonc. f appealed    to him -several  times since and still have no definite  answer. He still denies having taken id from hie." -  Crossexaminc.l severely by counsel,  for defendant. Thomas said he had  gone straight from his home .t-o the  office for his moncv, between .0 30  and lOM.     He was 'not.'drunk.  *31 Wo!" nf if n,,,?, -had taken the  as Cunie into 'tis slonfand asked him.!Departure Bay would  be  allowed  to  .olliisn^hnnu���������  - l^���������f,    work,   Mr.  Manifold      said  *3I  o,    ^f his purse but the remain-   if" John" Tha l.ld m:cked"fivc"cents'up 'continue  .e;Lff.    'Cft in\   He.di<1 not know" 'off' the floor. Witness had said, ������������������ycsi"* wo'  what he was  Heeame  doing when he was ill whereupon'     Thomas had said,  "VVell ,few of them, and they are engaged in  fiol h^-  to tv m .   S SPnS<?S Wl,fn llP t)iei1  Iie l)k'ketl     "l)mv  ������"���������������>���������*������*, too." /levelopment-'work,   which it  was no,t  hidhnlrf ,? i-'    *;,S,f              Hannay- Tha then came iu  and  threatened   to,to  the  interest  of   (he strikers      to  cdinin ' L i.     ,,-m            w,lil������.������������ was thrush  Thomas for saving this.           ,sto*>-   ������'������������y sufficient coal was being  him  t     ���������   !,,*        "V"01^ ll0klof After hearing the evidence of  John ,,ni"e<1 te feetl   t'ie  furnaces,  anyway,  Lhe h.,hii                '"'   ���������        WaS not in Tlia Ml''     "ssell Simpson addressed  amI so thcre was-no object in onlef-  1 an, tv I        aV,n,������; S'      SPC,,S- Whcn {hc ���������"*1 ������������ 1,uhalf of t^ tlefendant.   ^" tllc mc������ ���������*"   At  the same time,  ���������<Kuiay left    hun, he,     witness, told    The counse     ���������'���������">  to find   (he mone.v.  He (old     his falher  to    look after  EXPLOSION ,ON  MAN OF-WAR  ������������������'������������������-   -\ ������������������ . '        ������������������'���������'-,  Gibraltar.  .June   15.���������The explosion  of a sixrinch shoM on board the British battleship Magnificent yesterday  during gun practice oft' Tctiia-n was,  it now develops, due to the. cartridge.  [ of the -.shell missing fire. On opening  would for the present. There a-rc-   the breech  to ascertain the cause, the  government  and  collected  as  rentals  upon this property  should be equally  divided  between   the J,wo churches  of  Quebec.   The privy council,  with* the  assent      of   (Juecn   Victoria,   decided  that   the heir  would   in   lime appear  and , that-the property and   its  usufruct from the time of the decree of  Escheat terminated in 1865, belonged  to the heirs of Lonias Joseph J^am-  bert; -who gave largely-of--his   vast  fortune to  the French-in  the French  Indian   war.    When   the English  conquered he was deprived of his estate  and   that of his  wife,  the Demoiselle  Gmevieven de Villeray, who inherited 103 acres in Quebec City ffl-ni her  father.  "Where have you been for forty  years, Mrs. Campbell," said Sir Wil  frid Laurier when Mrs. Campbell viy-  ited him two years -ago. "I know every, member of your family and their  history, and you are the only missing .member... Sir Wilfrid, through his  wife, has a collateral claim to the  Lambert estate.  The energetic efforts of Mrs. Camp  [bell,  only child  of  (he  late Leander  Lambert,  of  Kingston,   N.Y.,  so  far  have   resulted   only   in   finding  many  documents  which  her  Montreal     and  Quebec lawyers  told  her did not exist,  or  had  been  lost.   -Mrs.   Campbell's-  rather,   Lc-andsr  Lambert,   was  the .oldest son of Augustuie Lambert  of Quebec, who moved -t-o Troy about  1S5U and died tliere in 18C5. Leander  had      married    and    one child,' Mrs.  Campbell, was born before the young  falher went to St. Louis on business  in 1855 and  fell a victim to  the cholera epidemic which swept  over that  city.  The    estate      is    esfimale-d   (0   be.  worth  $20,000,00(1, but Mrs. Campbe-'  ������. 1 would   not come into- actual   posses-  TO RULE GRAND LODGE  NEXT TWELVE MONTHS  /  it could be done in a moment if   the  Mine Workers so desired.  The World  then  says:  "The reference  to  the  Mine  Work-  mcl<lc ! Messrs. Walkem and Russell that he e!'S ,'" "'e .aboVc is signM*-���������!. The  .em in lln,- -r.n . . tt'i,U,I h{lVi������e ������������ntl (ul.en charge of the man's mon- nVil' orSa'������^'-������". ^ Western Fed-  lem .11 there after he heard the-mon- '  him.   Alt.  I'.icklc hail  told  Ifannay  take him     out of the store,  did  not feel comforlablr  referred to the character of the-prosecutor, whose evidence,  he declared , was not credible. Me  submitted      that if  Hannay had   told  era tion  of Miners,  is  really a uuioi  ey uas ,os(. Thomas believed flannav '   hl   V s     ,,"        T i r ' ������f ������^te ������*n.' ^  ������'" Nn .aimn eol-  '00k the money oil' his person. '   j    f   ^   ' "y  ,"������ T   'T "   tt" ���������,,������" "-rles. are almost  (he only coal  min-  Mr.   Simpson:      ..Irow  manv   times' "' ������a,d  such  charges  a ,,,s   ,_      i(s   nmuiM]n ' The   , /  J  h-ive     v,-,���������     io ���������  .,      ��������� *'lll1-Sl-'   w''''������ ������'on lnunllv  being  brought Wfw-1-..i-u   ������..  11,,     -i   ..  i      . V  ������a\i.     you     been  in     jail.     Wiluess- -    - ,,. ,, ,, , "orkei.s,  on the other  hand, have h--  a-mitte.1     he     had     been     in    so?,   ^'"f p,"c ?"SllV,> l���������'    C TT   >al  UI,|0IW ,n  ������'������ S1'^'-majority ot  eml   times.        He did  not know  how i T"        "n      '" "g ' "*  co,,it'r-v <lislricLs  of  "*  ^-"d  iiKiny limes. it was only for sun-!    o"'! ie 1('1aH(>' ��������� (   .     States  imd  are  at   present   working  l'l.ving Indians  with  liquor.     Wil,", ss '   ,   ������" ^     '"'y  ^ '^ ,'"   hal''"o complete   their  organixalion.  niigl.i get full occasional,  bul  if'he ', "'", '    ' , ^ ������" ,* l.,ty ,T������  ������������������ "id   they  are  invading     tin,  <li.l 1'6 paid for it.   He siill sluck to- 'f T* ������"t  "n"    T ���������    w��������� ,tftlk,"fi i^������ieries of Washing,, and Montana*.  ������iiN  p.e.ious     testimony  (hat !���������/ did *    ������ WalktM11'  1   and   have  already   esiabli.sl  not     know what  cartridge suddenly exploded and ignited two cartridges lying in the  casement. All of the,Jour officers and  fourteen men injured were burned.  Three of (he men died this morning.  Lalcr it was announced that, one  of the officers injured also died during   the night.  Sunday Kxaminer, New York Jour  nal, New York World. For sale ������  Knight's  book store.  looked     out   of.the window and saw   selves at   Ferine."  led   them-  Thcir  object  is to  Know what    happened l'r.m the   ~���������\\ ,""     ,*.'" ,    T .   ,   ���������  time he left the Pay   C,1ife i-f.  ,,���������.   n""(XS S,:'*W'"'K     around.   I went   bring all      (he miners in  thc Pacific  1��������� ���������4. j_   ..-.,.; .      , '   '" out lo see what was t  (led, not on account of any local difficulty, but because the Central organisation had given orders that  Nanaimo men must not dig coal to  /ill (he contracts of Washington collieries where the men were on strike  The worldly wisdom of the Western  Fuel Company is,encouraging the So-| Transfer of wholesale lienor licenso  cialist   union   rather   than  the  other,  [from. Mrs. Iloggan to Joe Bonm., su*h\  sioa of this.    It is en tailed iimbv the  British law, she says, and she would  have oMlj'������a life interest,   with      the  right, however,  to mortgage the properties.  X -+ :   MEETING OF THE  .LICENSING'   BOAR I").  The lic'en-sing board met lasl night,  ���������at the city hall. Present, Mayor Co-  burn and Commissioners Blair and  Mampson. The following applicalions  were made for (be transfer of licenses and  granted:  Frank Bardesono, Ceniral Jlolel.lo  D. Mil  II.  Davis.  I!.   L.   Hates,   Island   Home   Hotel,  In Agnes  Knight.  Geo.   Haiiiray,   Pilot    Holel,   (o J.  B.   Thomas.  Win. Joseph,  King's Tlolol,  to��������� Palmy r Tasson.  Ejections   Were Keenly   Contested and  Made Unanimous^in Every Case After  the Majority Had Decided  The following officer? wero elected     for the >ensiiiuo  >eai at ihe session  of the. Grand  Lodge I.O.O.F. this forenoon: "       -    - - ; -���������_ r.--    - _  Grand .Master, D. E. MacKenzic, New Westminster. ~-J--.^;~'������y2/  Deputy Grand Master, T.  E.  Simpson, Ormibronk.  Grand Warden, T. ���������Kinlvleton,   Rossi and.  Grand Secretary, H. P.'Fulton, Ladysmith.  Grand  Representatives,  II.   0Minor e,  Vancouver;  Fred  Davey, Victoria:  Tbe appointive, officers are not yet selected. '       ���������  The retiring  Grand  Officers are:  Grand Master, T. F. Neeland; Dc-puty Grand Master, D. E. MacKen-  zie; Grand Warden, F. E. Simpson; (irand Secretary, Fred Davey;  Grand Trcasin-er, Thos. Embletoii; Grand ��������� Conductor, W. 11. Thorpe;  Grand Marshal, T. C. Hubbard; Grand Sentinel, G-. 0. Weir;v Grand  Herald, I-I. FooKs; Grand Chaplain, A. Clemenls; Grand Representatives  A. A. Henderson, IT.   Gilmore.  ELECTRIC SUB-MARINE  BOAT BUILT AT IVANHOE  time he got to  Riefcle's store  Mr. Wm.  Wellington  Mr. Wm. Russell,  ;,av.nas(.;r ,-f the  he said     he could     not see wherebe  the matter, and . Northwest  under  one  jurisdiction  so  and il will be still more clearly seen  when it is remembered that the United   Mine Workeis  and   the Western  Colliery   Companies   em- ������������������   ,  plovers', was  the next witness. j  Mr.     Russell     remembered  Hannay  being    in     (be pay ollice on May 1?. '  It was usual  for the constable lo be  around    there on    pav  day      :1e remembered    Hannay leaving in: o!l.c*  aiid  when he came Pa.:��������� he made, ihe ���������  reninrk dial an old gentleman criside,  was very sick and that he tho ir,,it he  was going     to die.   lie said,  'I  a-n j  going     to take him    home and have  wasgoing.   I  seeing  came     back to get my  the. man was  incapable,  that wage schedules can be arranged    Federal ion of Miners  are at logger-  ject lo a two-week's' notice if such is  found necessary, the clerk to havo  Solicitor Simpson's opinion on the  mailer before issuing license.  It was stated  by (be  chairman of  the licensing  board,  and  assented   to  for the whole of a.vast district at . Iicads, the former having withdrawn  one (ime, as is done in (he past by ������i'l f''om the latter as a consequence  and I considered it my duty to take J delegate boards of employers and of tbe <|*iarrel belwivn the heads of by tbe oilier members, that hereaflei  him home. Mefore I went out 1 ask- , employees. This, however, will nol (be American Federation of Labor, j there must bo no Ir.-.fiickii,,.* j��������� ij^,,,,  ed Mr. Wall'em if the old man had | bo accomplished without trouble, and and lhe Western Federation of Min- transfers, and no selling of licenses  flrnvnhis   iroliev.      I' came   back   and, already as  a result   of the activity of   ers.    The  Nanaimo Company,   in fact, ^If a transfer  is  wanted "it   must   1 ������������������  told i\Tr. Wiilkem it was all right.,  and as'ed if I could be. spared a.fe,v  minutes while r took the old man  home.      T   loo'v-  Ihe. Mine Workers, one eolHery at  least in Washington has been permanently-,   closed.       Naturally,' the  ���������omas by the riobt , Western      Fuel    Company   does   u.ol  arm and  helped him  up the sidewalk iwanl its men   >������ become involved  in  the movement, as,  if they should be,  ^   'operations might have to be suspen-  j        (Continued on Page Four.)  is      adroitly   taking   advantage of a   [none   as   a strictly   business   proposi-  tiirn   in     labor  politics   lo keep its    sion.   If a  permit  is  rer|.uirod   by law  own   employees   free   from   entangle-   ! for  temporary  use by   ������������������,  prospect i've  nienl'S wiih  (he employees of     other bdyer  of  licensed   premi.ves,   he  niu-it i  colliery eonipanies   which   might   in-   secure (be ^ame before he lakes ovei  1  New York, June If).���������The Herald  prints the following London despatch from its   European  edition:  In the shipbuilding yard of Forres! iv. Co. at Ivanhoe, on Ih? River  ('nine, under the greatest secrecy,  there has just been completed a new  lype of submarine, bbat which carries  (wo torpedo tubes and will have a  crew of three 'men- It is so small if  can he easily raised from the water  ou board (he deck of a battleship or  put on a railway track and conveyed  from one port to another. Following  are      its   principal   dimensions:  Length, :-M feet; diamefer, fi feet !)  inches; displacement when suhnierg-  rd l'i tons. Electricity is the sole  motive power, (be use of petroleum  being entirely discarded and the boat  when submerged will have a slHed of  S miles an hour.. It is declared nit  as the submarine will ordin.xrily l.e  carried on board of a battleship or  cruiser where il will be ready ; *r  inslaiif consignment lo water. The  fact of its being electrically driven  and will have a smaller radius uian  a paired  boat is  no  disadvantage.  Sti-biiiariiie trials were successAiliy  i-oiidueted, liu( before the tiny c''aft  was allowed to enter the vv.-tor '.'er-  tain difficulties had to be siiimoiint-  ed.   The submarine has  been Inn1 *   in  lowed  near.    As   the miniature vessel  a.pprc.'j-.-.-lu'd   coinj kMlion   certain   government   officials   took increasing   iu-  tcrest      iu   what   was  going  on   and  I'epl W. vigilant  watch  on   the   yard.  When   al   length   t.he  submarine    was  ready to be  moved  from  1 lie dock to  the river a customs, house officer, representing      the  foreign  office,   placed  himself on  the narrow platform    and  resolutely   refused    lo  move  until   he  recciwd   assurance   from   tbe  officers  that   the  vessel   would not leave the  country    wil limit      (Uie    notice being  given   to  (he authorities.  ANOTHER  SECRET  BOAT  t BUILT IN  AMERICA  New   York,   June   la.���������A   despatch  (o      the    Tribune   from   Bridgeport,  Coon, says:  A boat is being built by  the   American and   British   Manufacturing Company which is  intended to  be  the fastest  craft   ever made.   For  some reason all information     regarding the boa' is withheld.   It is known  that  th ('"-"keel has been laid and.it is  to be built after a Jferreshr'Tf model,  thai  will  be     driven by a iiO horsepower, mo! or and   that it will be able  lo  go   Hi  knots an   hour.  The dimensions  of  the craft   cannot   be learned  and it is said (hat only  those direct-  v interested will be permit-ted to  terlere with its own operations by a business. This means, while Await- :l s,u'(l- Hw doors of which were kept witness the installing of* the power,  the calling 0f a sympathetic strike,    ing the sitting; of the licensing Hoard. , locked night  and  day and  onb* those   It is expecled that  Ihe new boat will  actively engaged iu the work were ah revolutionize torpedo boat  building.  m  ������������������ .i**{y|  Ml  M  "<H*  -JX  Mi  tf3K-l  m TZ?  8*0 cents  advance  plication  year    in  ���������es on ap.  This     middle of June  went her   Willi  which   we nre Favored  while our visi-I  tors aie in the city  in  aUrud.iiice as  liiciiilii'is of     the t!i and  Lodge* ot  I  (Jl u.  F , is soiuothiiigi which wi* may  we'll   be  proud  of, for  where else except  in     British*   Columbia  ca"  you |  iind  such imigniliiTiil  dass,  waini ami  sunsliinv,  ye I   not   loo  hoi,  such mol  and comfoil.iiili* nia,hU.  and  more*.el  to lo apprec a led     ihan almost   any-  i thing  i'Kc,  ,iii  en (no absence of  mos-  ijinlns     and    Hies.   V.suecially  is  this  (he ������ase on  \ ;incou\cr   Island,  where  (Ins,  gnals,     and   lnosf-iiitos are a'  most   i n\iiowjj.        'Ibis  most   impar-  tnn   l'i*<-liirc in the conditions  of china I c is I he reason (lint the C P. \\.  aie    building     so  largely  on   tourist  and      suiiiniei   re.* oil,    business.      To  lieople who aie iv'customed  to spend  '        "Mr,,,  UAJLYLEDGBB  A UKROIE'S   ABLLT10N  it must be     laken'as a sign of tho  frnes that     the moddatc amount o  1     attached to    the heroine of  "iCvhodj-s      Secief    is loo  much  for public taste    or    con������ and  ��������� TJZt r^-ket1 from  T ^'Hiis moial ablution is  ild to he due to suggest .ons oi Hjc  critics.  DAY SCHOOL  - U8ual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and cray-  ons pUtng in oils and water col;  ors> pianoforte and vocal lesson, gi-r-  en in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM.  I ������dy8mitb. B. C.  WX    ���������������   ^IU Time Table M.. 54,  ���������o���������  Viathepeoples'ltavorite  I  Overlands  Daily  m  LADYSMITH AERIE  0. E  NO.  686, F.  Passcnoers can leave Victoria daily  i������u Z* Ol-a House * "* KkJkKTS &Ji��������� >'<.������  M_Cf Ll.*v at 7.30 p.m.    Worthy       ������ r(ll|Ul lo=,     ��������� <*������������������.  ii   ai I   KOOTIONAY  P01M55.  ^of rates.     iohteiB.     seeping car  ^rVaUonK a���������,l JI  Win"**-' call  on or address  TAKING  EFFECT Til URSDAY,  APRIL  13,  IfOo.  Southbound Northbound Sat. Sun. Soutkh'a  Daijy Arrive    Leave     and  Wed. Arrive  A.M.     P. M. ' P. M.     P. M.       0:00 12.00 Victoria     4.80   7 55  10.20 To.40 Shawnigan  Lake .... 5.17  G.4U  11:00   10.02  Duncan   ...   :'   5.55 5.55  11:57    il.10  Ladysmith  ....   ���������....  0.-15  5.00  Nanaimo    '.      12:40    8.20 Nanaimo     7.37  4.15  Ar.  Wellington       12:53Lv 3.00   Ar. Wellington    7.52  de 4.00  S. S. "JOAN" sails from Nanaitn o for Vancouver Daily except Sunday, at 7 00 a. m., returning sails from Vancouver for Nanaimo on arrival of     C P. R. (rain No. I or at 1.30 p. m.  Excursion rates in efiect to all points, good going, Saturday and Sunday,   returning not later   than Mond day.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  Northbound  Lea*, e  I       -  Victoria '������������������'   Shawnipaa  Lake  Duncans   ....    ���������������������������  Ladysmith  Nanaimo  "1V" ,        in0n m.   Worthy  ���������jrd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.  President,  B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary. C II. Rumming"-  ���������a-^.**^**-^.*^.*^*--*-*^.**^  1     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  here and elected the followiiH  j������������������ the healul i������--m  in Toronto, Hon- , { ,,. C. KnigMt, HoM<  ^ .������������������������,.,.I ,. n T*. ;*> n      K  AC.Fi NTS.  IhClMH f>������   JU  ardware Co-  | ��������� 0        9        w ������  1 m "plan..   Specifications  and  Dj.  C^B.   ROBELEB.  Carp-enter  s. ({. YKRKKP,  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  E. It. STEPHEN  75 Clovcmnient st I������ '  Victoria, B.C. \'g  ������������������   (J.   li-   iwuuu       ' ,   J���������  ..   and Joiner,     2nd ������ve. Lady-  IIOTEI  ���������in/.i sec-  tho  ��������� u,i^ .1 lih, fi.llh, lfiih, and 17th  NcutluTli Pari lie     Railway Co ,  '������������������   smith,  B. C.  (T   J. wellman, Prop.. Vancouver.) 11  One block from C.P-R. Depot'  and  |  steamboat wharves.    Newly���������  renov������ | f  n���������CHASERs"/^^l^il^^COPPER. GOLD AND  PURCHASERS Ainu ������|LV|JR QKES  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  '      Convenience E.&N. Ry. or the Sea  \  I    (*      0-Th ion,  St.   louW.   ,viu,ell  round liip ifiles to a)I Em|-  uoasurer   li    W.lnty.   BuiTalo,  One  .������������������ lj0inl, a,      vo,y low rales.      - -  USUI i-i ,    lt  oi ior lor the national body  : . I-.  was   I  lrtll Winnipeg oi more unpleasant  sull,'in C imago, Nc-.v Voik, or thc  ftl-,al cities of .���������, .-,, a few  ,eeks , ;,,, 101 -Jor - "������������������lilll0ll   af  i  i     ���������.���������      .\ lurust  on   \ nncoi'-  also  dining -lulv  oi      August . |h;iU,(1  vcr   Island   would  seem  like  spcndin-���������  a .acaiion   m  paradise.      H   is <l������i1--'  evident     Horn the expense which the ��������� QK Tn,.: T|ATKST  lrulWayconfe,11phile,inbuildinftho-! ^ND   HOW  ^M  lets  and  fixin, m������     pleasiuc rcsoits,       ,,l0   .-Gazooka     ^.1    ������  lhttl   lhv     can see  the demand thai      fa, oi.te  bei,        > ^      ^  is netting in     so strongly   for pleas-     lial  u   s   ask   n ^  summer     qua.teis    dui in--   the   ,t  ally h.st    cla.ss 1  u,ire.*-hinents aie seiM-u.  To imM,are it,  .irst elect a cy* al-  11 . ..1,   rl.   M'llIM  Oo-  i^Hm.t mne.ydays- Foj all l������-  rJma.....-' .MHlytooilicc, CoineM>f  Yales -S: Govimment streets, Metoi-  ia. B. U.  ;mi    .......  heated term and are picpanng ac'coid-  ingly      Vancouver  Island should have  a    veiy lai'jc     pail of this most de-  ���������sirable   class of business. II  will  come     sleadilv and  surely,   and  will  add  to  Lhe     wealth  producing conditions of  tins section of  lhe province.   o           ,  ,  NOTKD  CIVIL   KNGINKER  JAMES MANSEROI1   DEAD  London, .June 13.���������lames Manscrg,b  past  piesident oi  the   Instilution of  L'i\ il   Eup.ijiri'nng,   aikI  a member  of  Lhe council of ihe Institution of Mechanical   Entjincers,   died   heie     this  morning   .liter  alm^thy   illness,    lie  was connected witii vai ions  ensincer-  ing woi Ks in the United Stales   and  Canada.  line  cube ot  ice.   through  which when  i  June     sunliulil   plays  upon   it   most'   I  wantonly the c lois  of  lhe rainbow  hieak     Place this  cube,   fiom   which  a soil     coolness radians,   m a   cut  ii,lass  of the size once dosciilid  by  lien. Cordon as "suitable loi   neui'tle-  men only."  Upon lhe cube e-ently locate one  lump ol sugai, upon that leather a  leaf ol mint, and upon lhe mint if I  .L chilly   rest.  Ou'i this pour to the extent or a  . yll thai, lit;;iid supposed to come  fiom iIn* bi-n'is and braes of llonnie  Docn���������pour slowly, that lhe Scotch  ���������>   Hv, *f..-ii.p.  may  Under New Managmen  Hotel Wilson  Naiiaitno, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank  proprietors.  '   Modern and     Strictly  First ClaM.  | Commercial Wens'  headi.uarters.  Fire Proof     Duildir.g  day     Corner Qranvllle and Hastings |=====:=_==^^ _  streets   Telephone.  1-4. | w   SILER.  F ricB Young  BARRISTOR ������and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO,  LADYSMHH  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK TROMPTLY DC^ "  Leave orders at the Abbotsford  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH STREET.  .__:_. Best in the City :���������'���������1  RATKS $2������������ PKR day  1dA.VU?f<KK-ooMS  BAR SUPl'UEDWITH V,V,ZT  WINKS, I.tQUOKS, CIGARS  Trade Maw*  ,     .   DESIGN*  Copyrights ���������������-  / nv.ne scndliiK ii Rltelcli and (Jegcrtptlon inn*  ������������������ii'.-!-!" iist*cct.iln .our onmloa froo whi'lhcr an  i   <>ii:i<>n la \uoli;iiily i-iitei-table.   Conimuuloa.  '-"-"'"���������"iiiiloitt.lal. Vtniiilbookon Patent*  ',      : rictlvoontwo"..���������-'������������������,'yyicurliiBpoteiiw-  :ia W"��������������� ���������,*��������������������������� ���������** ciinr-HJ,'la tuo  NOTICE.  Persons    found    using our   Patent  Bottle o.  stoppers after this notice,  Will l������e prosecuted.  UliMMING BROS.  ���������������su" T.WS: B.o.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  Notice ^s   hereby given that at the  next sitting     of the licensing Court  to-be held at Ladysmith, 1 intend to  ��������������� ~   i vi-ister of  ���������xu  an-"*^       - ,   :,.-,M1(l   to I        oesiiB.v-w*"*'*"���������-;-  ..be held at ^>������������������'%\^m oI L. J. MclWURTRlE. Proprietor  ,akc    application . loi       ^        ,y     'KS $2.00 PKK UA ������  Lt-r,!-; ROOMS " Wiinj-,,-3, .<lv. ,  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Best accomodation in town. ..Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  -* ������~*~- ��������� LADYSMITH, B.C.  ��������� . ,1,-U I..I1'*.". "-  i Doon���������pour slowly,  that   ine ,x.i,v..,, , M  \ chert v,   the mint   and   ihe cube  m.iv   ll      It should be borne in mind that  ' i  i:���������/i  i      ���������  i ,  ~      i ,       ��������� , ,    ;,      I  every cold weakens the luuga, low-  -i.ilical.ly   uiU-uninRlc  and  send forlh    I -ers ^c vitality.and. prepare* the  "������������������*���������   ni-   ihinus   that   | |  system for the more serious_dis-  eases, among -which are the "two  greatest destroyers of human-life,  I pneumonia ana consumption^  I Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by; its  promnt cures of this most common  ailnierit. It aids expectoration, relieves the -lungs and opens the  secretions,���������<effecting a .speedy and  permanent cure! It counteracts  any tendency to*ward pneumonia.  "   : "'-'-' "������--. ecu*  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Ratee Jl 25 m.d $1 50���������  Free bUB to all eteamboat landings ant  railwi'V depots. Eleetric'care every t':v*  minmba to ,'.11 pane of   the city,   bai  F. BAY SES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C  make    appni.ai,i<.-ii    the retail liquor license now held l.v  me for the premises known as the Pi--  lot Hotel, situate on Lot t), hloclv  120 Ladysniith, B. ' C, from myself to J. B. Thomas.  GEORGE1 IIANN XT  Ladysmith, B. C, 13th May, 1005  k  |A |hm fi.me-a memo! >   ol   uun0  TEAM   OWXKHS'   X^OCIA^    j havc bee... ^ milieral wa.  ^ j^Kl'T   OPKICV.US ^^^^^.rcoolcd,  hu.   not  u-  Chlcaeo,  1H-,  .'������.* l3--;n������ ''^J ^'v,,, haVC then   tho  ������*���������^-^  ---'���������: Nf '"'icnril^Uon-;lro,,lo. with 1t.-y;������r own W_������rl.  America     has  endi.n   us        LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY^   ���������  DAVID JOHNSON  c^A LADYSMITH J  yk PHONE 66 *  **������������3K-������3K*������3K-������*������*********  *  *  *  *  tt  ������  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates  Sta.  WM. MUNS1E, President^  Cor-  Government  Victoria, B. Q  Trains  Transcontinenta1  Trains Daily  )  j. W.  COBURN, Man,  Direetor  Telephone^. -  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  ���������,"! AT   FiDDICK  '*������  LADY SMITH-SM^ . Sp������C..U,.  MILLS   Al   nu _jUu���������I������ctoier.    ol-  R���������u .1. and Dressed Br and Cedar Lumber Lath.,  |  One of Which  is the famous /''North  st,A,venue  311   f rOp l  ^nfiendencytowarapncu^---,     | SEEDS;  Ladysmith R C. V f^,#^-^:^ JthquSANDS OF FRUIT, i  L-C*M^ ��������� V������ i������ M ���������*-��������������������������������������������� "...      __������ ,���������-      ^..iiicuTM      TRFFS  (act that the  Attention is called to the     .---  Ogilvie Flour THUS Co ,  Limited,  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR. have for some time  past been producing flour in a vastly unproved and purified form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having seen red control" of    .ill the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity ot advising   the public   that  any   iinauth-  ori/.eil users of  the electrical     flour  purifying  pioccsses   will  be pro-  ���������H-euted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company X,Suited  are tlie only millers in Canada whose .Flour i������  purified by th*> Bloc-trie process  |i^^j^^??5^f^fi  |NEW CROP��������� ;  flomeGrown &,  Imported   one oi ������.!.-   GARDEN,     F1ELI):V*'������������������d  FLOWER    Co'a*t. Limited,?'-. Rule on it always.  SEEDS; . Up-to-date      Pullman-   and     Tourist  sleepers on all'trains.. Through .tick-;  iwww....--. ets issued  to ull  paints East   ..and-  ORNAMENTAL       TREES      Sol-th* ^also   P-'iHipan  tickets   issued  and berths reserved.  JIODODENDRONS,  ROSES, ,  GREENHOUSE  AND HARDY Only  direct   route   to ;\ellowstone*  PLANTS. Park.    Cheap rates   from  all   points  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices   Easti from Maxell 1st to RSaiy'**15t'h.-'  or less.    Catalogue free. Steamship   tickets on sale to    all  3010 Westminster  Road, Vancouver.    Ruropetin  points_       Yery   low rates  now in effect.   Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  I    I'or further  particulars call  at the  oili or phone No. 45G.  A. IV CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., General  A������,ent  Portland, Ore. Victoria,   B.C  BANK  This  ,���������,���������,  has    !.ee��������� completely       renovated.  Board and lodging_ $t..00 per day.  Covering  Old Surface  ���������  ������c havc J..sl -vccivcl  a ������arBf sl.lp-  I)K,n(,    ()f  thc   famous  Melrose  Lupud  ���������,tt.llltSf  (ho     l������-st on-   Uie mark*  at  U,-*-, per gallon.   Wc also-handle Ma-  ������������������������������������,", "Lmf brand  of     varnishes,  bu^v  Iiainls,     etc,  in  fact we have every-  lllill)r [n beautify thc home,  r,-r,m   i(if   to   SI.00   per  Wallpupers     n om   i"t  io  ���������, i  Houl.lc Ro"  Are You  Going East  Thei be w'ce youf'tl*ets ������.������   via  Lbe  ,   -,,. M700000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,u-J^_^^Dr.6  ,BE. WALKER, GsneAlMarage^J"-"-- _-������������''.  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ^ ,88UEDATTHEFOLLOW.NQRATES^  $5 and under..;.v.---*-----5*',";  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10..  "    $10  "    $30  $30.  $50...  3 cents  6 cents  10 cents  15 cents  Board and lodging $t.00 per day. ��������� ^  HOTEL   I PRETORA  The only  line  now   making UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  auu     MINNEAPOLIS    with       ������������e  ou"' ���������*"��������������������������� iai*u --he     pacific  Puinlinp   and   papcrhanif.inK done  at 1 Lhrough     trains     "om  rcr.sor.ablo rules,  at |Coast.  HARRY KA  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bat  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, - - - LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OP LICENSE.  .V-. "    $30       ". " $50......  id w-iu,  ThesejOrclers arc Payable at Par at an)- office in C  nada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and al the principal banking* point:,*  iv the United States.  NKCIOTIAHLR AT A PIXXD RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OP COMMERC   '*, LONDON, ENG.  They form ������n excellent method of retnittin   small sums of money  with safely and at small   ost.  - W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  t.ADvrVr.ITH BRANCH  Bar  Su'^pliwl   with   the  Hest  Liquor**; nnd Cigars.  Wines,  'armer's  eat Market  Roberts  vS+S  FIRST AVENIJE  througn     nu.*"-     ~ i       ia*ui^*"*  ������������������ i  * I toticp is hereby iiivcn  that at  tlie I  BOOTS. AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing  and  making  to  order   .  speciality.  THOHAS IVICEWAN  st Avenue,   Ladysniith, B. C  LADYS1VIITH BAKBRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED  AND FRESH.  Confectionary ot all kinds.  Otden taken lor P&stries to b������ d^  llvered at any time. 1  Employment Agencj  ���������awtWEEN cuor  license     now held by   me  J^S    OT    PAUL,   CHI-    the       premises        known      as  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST    PAL. .  Dealers in   Pianos and  0       I Organs.. .  \r TO P I La lysnilth, B. C.  CAG0.    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and  ALL POINTS EAST.  Fol- complete information ask your  l0Cal agent or write,  ^   ^^  General   Agent, |  720 2nd Ave., Seattle  Central     Hotel,      situate  on  Lot   1,  S 2:.; Ladysmith, lU^,n-o,n =  elf  to  David   II.  Davies  and       fiom  8   LadTsmilh,  B. C.  FRANK  BARDBSONO.  Ladysmith, B. 0��������� May 2nd, 1905.  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  I This ncw Hotel lias been comfortably furnished and the bar Is up-to-  Zle.    Rates $1.00 a day    and    up-  wards.  WM. BSVOOMB. WJ  FARM PRODUa  1  EsplaSe :-. ������ ������ " ^^  Orders will be deliver^ anywho  in the city promptly and at tbe U  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christies, on  Esplanade.  JA3, WARN08K. ���������  ���������  j *****  * ���������  I   miNrin WfiUKft DlIvtCTOttT ���������;  Tzoutyalem  Jtotel  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES  FOR COWIOIIAN  LAKE MONDAY,  WEDNESDAY,  ��������� AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY.  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors.  ���������  There is No Necessity  Hardware orOarden Tools  t. inaif   seasonable  goods such ���������* Hoes,  %x,? ^r^r*������.a ���������������*-������. --y netun"  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,    B.C.,  ��������� ��������� ���������  DUNCAN  eSTABUSHEb 1878 N  AN a"d  W.P-JAYNES  AGENTS, FOR-TUe American Cveam   Scpaiato  and B   C. Votlery Company.  '���������.^~~������~������~*~*-"~a,m'n"*  Quamichan Hotel  ���������o���������  Headquarters for  Tourists and Commercial Men  ���������o���������  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fishing, Telephone connec  tion.  FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  ��������� Duncans Siation.  Keast's Livery &  Freighting Stables    ���������__!.----*_-.  -H. Keast, Proprietor  ���������  ,        , 7   anl        returning, leave.   Duncan  Stage leaves Mount Sicker at 7   a.m.,  -   dailv   .xcepl, Sundays.   " (Specials at short notice-)  at 12-30 p.m:, daily, ������������������-cepi;  X   X   DUNCAN,   B.-C.   X   X  AN EASTER OPENING  FAIR'S  NEW  MILLINERY STORE  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest  creations  in Millinery. Up  to-date Hats    Made and Trimmed U  Order at-Shortest Possible Notice.  FLOWERS,     FOILAGE.   All    Ladies -cordially      invited    to inspect  Dredging in the rivers ol Manitoba   P. I.'S COMMENT ON  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon UERESFORD'S PLAN I  Territory���������A free miner   may   obtain   '  only two leases of five miles each for _  a term of twenty years, renewable iu 1-"������ folloWiiiK interesting article  the discretion Of the Minister of the appeared as an editorial in the Sea-  Iaterior. ttle P. I. in a recent issue.  The lessee's right is coufmed to the      The 'susgestion  was  rece,rtiv  made  submerged bed     or bars o! the river .  below low water mark, and subject auew b*v Vice Admiral Lord Charles  to the rights of all persons who have. Beresford. of the British navy, for a.  or who-may receive, entries for bar series of joint maneuvers on the high  diggings or bench claims, except on seas participated in by both British  the Saskatchewan River, where the and American fleets. 11 was his opin-  lessee may drcgde to high water mark ion that such a series would be of j  Jon each alternate leasehold.       " intense interest     to both navies and '  1 The lessee shall have a dredge ia 0f equal interest to both nations. lie  operation within one season from the adds that the rest of the world  date .of the lease for each five ;niles, would view the chcuinslaiKe with  but where a person or company has moro ,han ianoU;(i interest.  obtained more than one'lease one It is (;u this latter reason that  dredge for each fifteen miles or frac-  S(J|n��������� criUcs    _f thc   _ tiou 1)ase  tiou  is; sufficient.   Rental,  $10    per    thci_    oljjcctions to    it_   ,n int  annuntf for each mile of river leased.   (mt     w,ml ._  .liler'an    t        that if  Royalty at the rate of 2i per  cent.      c, inancuvcrs    wccc to taKe  I collected on  the output after  It   ������-     .      ' ,     .. ���������  j    hu nnn place, substantia.'!v every country  in  ceeds  $10,000. . . . '        , "  Dredging in the Yukon Territory- lhc worltl- save Uic two I'-*rticipa-  Six leases of five miles each may be t,nS Ul th" mancuveis, would look  granted to a free miner for a term of u-)0" tnem as a dlr������}=1' announcement  twenty years, also renewable. ' lo. Ule worl(1    of ���������*-������������������ alliance between  The l-ssec-s right is confined to the  Grfe,u "tain and thc United  States-  submerged  bed  or bars iu  the   river   and as a notice to other powers that  below low water mark, that bound-    in-case of     hostilities against! either.  ary to ba fixed by its position on the   rountry they would-have to deal with  lstday of August iu the year  of the  Uie navies of both,  the date of the lease. Leaving    that question at one side  The lessee shall have one dredge ii for tlie moment and looking at the  operation within two years from the mailer simply as a naval exercise,  date of the lease, and one dredge for there is no doubt* that the maneuvers  each five miles within six years from suggested would be of the greatest  such date. Rental, $100 per mile lor value to both navies. Until the out  first year - and $10 per mile for brcak of tno war iu Asi(l) the navies  each subsequent year. Royalty, same of 0reat Britain and the United Sta-  as placer mining. lcs wcrc    the only oncs in thc wod(l  Placer Mining in the Yukon Terri-   wHk.h ha<1    rccor;,K aml tratUUons ot  tory-Creek,     gulch,   river and hill    wluch lh     had a r- hi to fecl     oud  claims shall not exceed S50 feet     ,n   f__ no]lami hag cease(, U) be a naval  e������gth   measured on the base line ot Th_ UnUe(, ^{cs onc.c was  general direction of the creek or fiulch ^.^  the width  being from 1,000  to 2,000    ��������� *?,  .        ..,,  . -,.   . ,.    .  ,.,.,... , .        .   ,. .     Britain    stil   is.       Similar methods  feet. All other placer claims shall be .    ,   it J .     ...  {50 feet square.      - are ,n   use in boUl    countries .11 the  Claims are marked W two legal manageihcnL ami administration of  ���������osts, one at each end, bearing no- "" (,eets' Kach has- ln a" Pro f  ,ices. Entry must be obtained with- ���������>>������������������*>'. something to learn from the  u ten miles of mining Recorder's of- other in this direction. The pros-  ice.-��������� One extra day allowed for eish pect of either fleet being in conflict  wlditional ten miles or fraction. with    thc other   has become   too re-  Thc person or company staking    a   mote for serious consideration.    The  inim must hald a free miner's osrti- ^countries have    a common language,  land for the purpose of the maneuvei  Union  Brewing Co-  NANAIMO,   B. C.  flanufacturers of the  8 In  British Columbia g  J    Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed Brewed    g  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops h  <f**9*9*99*9**9**991 +++999&99*9*9$+93>9&$9**9V*  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.    Drill Sharpened by  us always gives satisfaction.  Picks handl ed and repaired.  Stiipsmitriing    in a)1     its    ^rarities.  tiorseshoers and General Biacksmitns.  David Murray  Buller Street   -    -   -    -  Ladysmith, b   C  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT AKB     ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOOT .^    THE  DK8T MEATS  IN THE MARK KTS.  WE  ARE NOW BRINGING  OUR CATTLE FROM HAST  OF THE TV:  OKIES,  YOU WILL GET THE BEST IP YOU BUY FROM US.  PAN NELL   &    PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK,  ,CRC  i'������?,������'.  .ADYSrllTH, B O  flcat*.  11,; discoverer of a new mine is en  I'Ued   to    a claim    of 1,000 feet in  and for the purpose of the maneuver  they could very readily arrange a  comftioir     code of    signals.     The ex  t x  LADVSMIJH TRANSFER CO. x  PIANOS      ORGANS    ANDHOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV-  ED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.    Staples in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Ahbots ford.  *  Leave orders at   tho  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  __ GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIAUTY  a& DUNCAN, B. C.  STATION STREET,  DUNCAN  LIVERY^ana gXABLES  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT  HMLSWOH&i  Tourists and sportsmen ipak-  ing 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.  itltd    to    a claim    of 1,000 leex. in  common     iu���������t ���������,    ���������.n  i-.ngth, and  if the party consists of    perience     would he of the very high  '.,\vo, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  i*st    professional value lo the officers  put  of which no  royalty  shall       be  land men of each service.  chargen, the rest of tha party ordinary claims only;  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at IJie 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 1  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  I number of claims by purchase,  free miners may work their claims in  T������  *  X -  WILLIAMS AND WASXSf *  and men of each service.  As for its effect on international  politics, it does not appear that it  would be a bad one by any means.  Let other nations think what they  will. Tradition prevents the United  States from forming any direct alliance, with any other country, and the  organic law of the land makes any  secret alliance an absolute impossibility. If othcr'nations should jump  anil a,J -**'ie conclus'on that the maneuvers  ' presage    an alliance between the two  The policies and purposes of the  United States are daily becoming  better .understood abroad than they  were formerly. It is recognized now  that, the United     States is never foi  S. J. Hagan, Manager  free miners may  ���������������-��������� ��������� - iii������������-.Sv     -r  partnership by filing notice and pay-  *-0**"-t-rics. they will but deceive them  ing a fee of $2.00.   A claim'may    be    selves,    and their    self-deception will  abandoned and another, obtained    on  make for   preserving the peace of the  the same creek,, gulch or-river by giv- . world,  ing 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;    il   that uie uhhw    ^^.^��������� ._  not, the claim *IaU be deemed to  be  agression upon the rights or the ter   ��������� abandoned,  and    open  to occupation    vitory    of any other    power;  that it   |and entry by a free miner. e0l,ld not   bc imi\tc*ed to undertake a  The boundaries of a-claim may   be   war for Us   own aigllU1di/.emcnt, or  defined absolutely by having a survey   f()l. am, pur,l0SC savc foL the ���������00(l ,of  made and publishing notices  in   the    ,iuman*t       or   in lhe    intoiest  of a  -*"--������  ^������-������fi������ , . ,  '���������"ii-irn   (If  Flower Season  Will soon he at its he-ght and niie  flowers need pretty vases to shoff off  their beauty to perfection.  We have them here in  a satisfying  selection.  EPERGNES  like illustration,  ma-re perfect  centre  pieces and need     only a few. flowers  to    tastefully     dress their    graceful  branches. ���������  $3.00  ,50   4.00     4.50    Each  CRYSTAL VASES in excellent pat  terns  lijc.   25c.      35-.*.      GOc.  75c,  Each  +  .4,    Freighting a Specialty  PRICES riODERATE  .���������..���������pUNC-AN.������...B.:.C  Your patronage; solicited  HORSES.  Telephone  in  Connection.  Pharmacist  I   s.tA     . \\L   R.B.  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  bicycle and gun repairing.   acetylene gas  fixtures and general metal working  Fine lines, WATCHES, CLOCKS"and JEWELRY REPAIRED. .  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED;'  WfflTTOM  __     _    _     ��������� Duncan >,  B.C.  Odd fellows Block    - - __*,;_*.������_���������  Wr#r-*r*  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION  LANDS IN  MANITOBA THE  NORTHWEST  TERi  ' R1TORIES     AND    THE  YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  tor anthracite.    Not more than  320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  -���������������  <*> nnn   ..omuls  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free n.v^ei's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advancs  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company,accord ing   to  capital.  A   free     miner,  having  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by  marking out the  lime with two legal  posts,  bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  thc line of the lodes or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  ual or company. Royalty at the ralcjnuies oiaium,..tl   of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pouuds additional day allowed for every ad-  ������hall be collected on the gross out- I ditional ten miles or fraction. The  put  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase thf* laud  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 100 acres.  The     patent for  a mining location  shall provide for the payment   of   a  Royalty  of 2J per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T.,  excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fec?5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  p-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  Yukon official Gazette.  Petroleum���������All  unappropriated  Dominion lands in Manitoba, the North-  ��������� west Territories, and-within the Yu-  I kon Territory,'-"are open to prospecting for  petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery oh the land  to lie 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, v  ���������mffipwr  Leads Them    All  m QUALITY  liumauuy Uk ... .  square deal all round and no special  privileges for itself or for any other  country in the marts of the. vorl'd.  It is known to be most, heartily favorable, to arbitration as a substitute for war, notwithstanding that  .the senate of the United.States has  -.tried to create an impression to the  contrary. @,  Knowing this, as it is now known,  if'the nations     of the world  should  now  deceive themselves  into  the belief -that there is an alliance between  Great Britain and thc United  States  they would lie but to believe further  that the alliance was for thc purpose  of keeping the peace,   and not for the  purpose oi breaking it.     Rccoguiz-ing  the. powerful     police force which the  combined     navies would make, tihere  would be    less fear of war if it were  thought     that the* United States and  Great   Britain  were  prepared  to act  as the police of thc world in an emergency.     It     does"not appear that  this would     be a    bad idea to have  spread abroad by any means.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE .is hereby given that at thc  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 lhe  premises known as .the Island Home  Hot?), situate on Lot 3, Block 20,  Ladysmith,    B.     C,  from  myself to  Agnes Knight.  II.  L.   BATES.  Ladysmith, B.   C, May   12.   1905.  CHRVSOT'RASE-     lemon    tinted- Vases -  25c'   35c.     '10c.     00c.     75c F.ac-h  PRESSED GLASS ROSE BOWLS       25c.      35c.       Each  CUT GLASS    FLOWER VASES 75c.     *1.25      M.V.     V-���������  Each  WEILER   BROS.   .,-, -*���������*--������������������. 1- <-.        r������n  VICTORIA,   B.C.  PAINTING,   PAPER      HANGING  ETC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of  Ladysmith Hotel.  J.   E.  SMITH,  Prop  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.    '  ��������� 1..  OTICE is hereby given that at tha  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  97, Ladysmilh, B. C, from myself  to  Palmyr Tassin.  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    rt.  M. R   SIMPSON.  Solicitor,  Etc.  Mansy  \st. Aver. 11c    -  fo  Loan  LADYSMITH  ���������:o:-  "ouartz���������Persons of eighteen years  ������d over and joint stock companies  Elding free miners'  certificate, may  R. P.RiTHET,  & Co., Ltd.  Pacific Coast   Agency.  ^'TorVecording a claim is $5. base of the hill or bank, but not   ex-  tha mining  r^otder  in ltau thereof,  be obtain*.  TRANSFER OF  LICENSE  NOTICE is hereby given that at the  dysmilh.-B.C,   from   myself   to Jos-  f-.nl-   PelligrnilH  P FIUNK  BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B.C., May 18. 1905.  Ladysmith femp-e No. 5 Rathbona  Sisters meets in tlie Oddfellow's hall  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. m...  Mrs.  Kate Tate, secretary.  ri. &  iVVeatmarket  LADYSMITH, B, C.  m  ���������#���������1  .*.&  ���������if***;-  :--������"���������**���������/  ill!  Wi  ,,Vi>,,,������|  ������������������tt&e?'  ��������� '������������������������������������'���������W-t  m\  m  ������������������?&���������?,���������  m  l'-~t������i  im  fits  M\ r  *\ f   JHlt,Y   LEDGER  .J|ilTjl'<W ���������**���������*������'*Mft  SB  lOCaL ITEMS  Dr.   R.  1-5.  Dier  is again in Ladysmith and  can  be fouml  at all bonis  at his olhccon High street.)  bh'OK J  :~-S> **������������������-���������.?���������  Thc^Ladysmilh Cily Band will g'i\e  their annual excursion on lhe water  on Sunday,  August -20th.,  Get   your  Knight's.  Sunday   Colonists       at  In the account, or the proceedings  iitaiiisl Coastal le Hannay last evening The Lodger Ims endeavored to  gne exactly what occurred. It has  done this .simply as a matter tff news*  in which our readers arc interested,  and il is gi\en without comment 01  In.is.  Owing io other important engagements In.st evening a great number of  lhe incmbeis of the Celebration Committee were unable to turn up at the  nu-c-ting which was to .have been held  l;i*-.l evening, consequently the same  lias been postponed until tomorrow  evening al eiglil o'clock at Mr. R.  Sini|)snn'.s ollice. All members are re'  quisled lo lxl present as theic* is  impoilant   business   lo   transact.  Messrs.   R.      Forcimmer  and      P.  Fletcher,   the coniinii Ice  of two  appointed by   the chairman of the  Celebration   CnmmiJJee   lo  solicit       sub-  sciipiions to tlie funds from the Vic-  loiia  business  houses,   1 chimed   from  Ihe   capital   today.    Mr.    Forcimmer  informed   a Ledj-cr   reportor  this  af-  (crnonn  lhat lie had every reason  lo  feel satisfied with  thc support, he and  his   colleague  received  from   the   people   of  the  capital,   lhr   amount   collected in   cash  about   eci'iialling   that  obtained   hv  last   rear's  com mi (Ice.  ���������r.^tr..j..!.<4>.^.j.^^.4.4.<^^-->^c-.>!-4>i  AMEKICVS I'.1G   RACE  WILL  HE Rl'N TODAY  ! New Yoit, .lime 15.���������America's  blue nbhon tin i" event, the Iwenty-  .*,ect>ii������ Suburban Handicap, will be  decided" -today at Sbeepsliead Hay  Twelve thorough-hied s, including  most of this season's lost handicap  racers, .three year-olds ai.d upwards,  will run  for the  S2U.000  purse.    Hel-  ' dame, from (lie stable of August iM  in 'ill, and .James R. Kern's 1 irt>-)������������������.-  lyn handicap winner Dci'ni, are Ur*  top nolchers, but they will be the  public favoiilrs, while many h.iM*  selected John E. Maddens' Plaudit  colt AMeH. The -handicap, which  lias a guaranteed cash  value of T-JO,-  .0(10, including $2,000 to the second  boisc an.I $1,000 for tlr* third, vs<l  be run over the distance of one and  one .fl/uarlcr miles.,  Mexico     City,   June  15.���������Tbe new  Canadian-Mexican si cams-hip, line will  |--"gjn Operations July 20lh, when thc  first   steamer  subsuV-d ,by   the  Canadian   and   Mexican   governnu'iit ,   will  sail from Montreal to Mexican pons,  touching at Havana,   l'.v  terms of tl:  ! contract      with llic    Mexican government   boats may carry envois   and  r passeii}*n;s     firm     C. n ������������������da lo Ciih-a,  cargoes      anil  passengers  Loth   wa\ s  between  I\Iexic0 and  Canada,  but   on  north-*1 nur/1  dips no freieht   may be  l.il.-n  from   Cuba   (o  Canada.      The  Mexican government objectpil  to sub-  sifliving a line that  would be used to  buill  up   trade  between   Cuba       an 1  Canada.  ���������nmnmrMi  MA1-UNK  S.S.   Otter and scow  coal this morning.  were m foi'  S,������ Hei fas l  lor coal.  was  in  this  morning  S.S.  Wellington  is  in  at the wharf  loading a full cargo.  ���������     ���������     ���������  Bark Servia is lying out  in       the  stream.  ���������   ���������   ���������  S.S.  Titanin  came in for coal lasi  night.    She will complete a cargo of  .���������.,000 tons this afternoon .  -   "' ���������     ���������     ���������  S.S. Comei'ic is now loading coal.  Aks.rs. Hunter and McKenxie, who  took the contract for loading this  ship, have given the name up and the  agenl is now superintending!, thk* loading himself, employing his own men.  '���������     ���������     ���������  Mr. Peter Matbison, who for a couple oi years has been fir-.t ollicer on  ihe S.S. Wellington, has resigned  that position and has been appointed  captain of thc bark Antelope, which  is -going to take salt from 'Frisco to  Siberia for the salting of fish for the  Russian army. Mr. McDougal, second  mate on the collier, has been promo-  led to the position vacated by Mr.  Mathcson.  CTTY  RAND CAVE  LIOIfTFUL  CONCERT  The Lailvsmilb City Hand gave a  eoneerl on Unbelts strtel, outside  (lie Oddfellow'-*-; Ifall, last evenm--.  The selections were* well rcndeied r nd  were listened to by a larae crowd or  juoiile. The concert was in honor or  the Grand r oil go of T. O. O l-\, the  oiTiecis of winch were grcjtly please-'  with this tribulc from tbe  Dend.  Oilv  INSTALLATION   OF GRANT)  LODGE   OFFICERS   [ O.O.F.  Al I hi* conclusion ol the f irand  Lodge b'.isin.-*ss- tonight the install:!  tion of otliceis will take place. The  installation . will he coiil'eirod in lbe  lliinl degree and all nieinbers of (he  Order aie entillcd 1,o be present and  a cordial invitation is hereby extended to (hem all lo witness the ceremony.  NANAIMO  N-.naimo,   June  15.-���������A   meeting  oi  flic Victoria Ret and Poultry Society  was held   in   the  city  ball   last evening  with  a large number  of members  pivunl.    II w.-s decided   lo have two  judges   in   (lie  shows  at   Vancouver,  V.-naiuio and Yivtoria, one judge appointed   by  Victoria  to jiidg-e the lo-  ��������� al     show,    tiiul      half  of  Vancotivc!  I Ik*      other   to   judge,   (lie   Nanaimo  sli< w and   tlie" remaining   half of Van-  couvir   show.    Thc   |i d-^c   chesen   by  was   Elymer   Dieks'..ii,  meetings  ol  Rev. Royle went down to Duncans  this morning to attend a farewell  ��������� oni'irt gi.en at that phi/e lo Mrs.  Pen-.*.. Mrs. Royle, who went down  yesterday, will sing at the entertainment.  CORRESPONDENCE  Editor   Ledger,   Sir,���������I  desire     to  .stale through The Ledger  that     my  siilisciii.iion of $25.00 given  to      the  committee  for  Dominion   Day  sports  was on     lhe supposition  that  races  would Ia* run on First  Avenue,     and  son e of  il:e,programme cariied  out  in  tins n ig-i Iprl-.ood'the same as has  been   done    here.tofoie  on   Dominion  l),-v.. I find by the punished programme thai   such is not  (he case     and  nothing   is  ai ranged  for   Fiisl  Aven-  1  i  ue.    I therefore give not ire that  j lu-ivby  wiliidiaw   my   sul-scription of  $25,06 and  will give instead, $2.50,  JOHN THA,  Vict- irin  Oregon   Cily.    Th:  Society  are    helil   (he  seen ������i  dajs of every mouth  and   de  01  the  Turs-  mein-  beis have  decided  to bring a ilifl'i lem  , l.ieed of chit-Ken   to eAt-iy Hireling lo  lompare.      The    Panvd      Plymoilli  Rnc'-s will  be taken  up  fir eunipari-  m.ii al   nevr  teres!ed   is  ������������������  meeting, anfi  a ['one in-  re(|i.iesi,<l  lo  all n-  CHARGES AGAINST  'CITY CONSTABLE  (Continued fiom  Page One.)  until i got lo Dickie's stoic. When  we got there he sakl he wanted  U> get' .something. 1 went in wil.1  him. When hc was sitting down lie  said he had lost his money. 1 sakl  "sit here. 1 will go back and sec if  1 can Iind it for you." Bickle asked  ���������me not to leave the man in the store,  ,and' to take him outside. ���������Thomas  looked as * though hc was going* to  vomit," so Mr. RicMe gave him. a  piece of i'onion. f assisted him up  the. sil.cwalk' as far as the church,  lie told me. not to go any further.  J siur-ino-ied my father for f,.ar anything s'ioiild hapten. When 1 came  down I telephoned to tlie doctor.  Thomas appraeied to be drunk, kul  as he complained oT having something  the matter with his stomach 1 lluv,-.-  ght it; my duty to summon the doctor.  1 came across to Mr. Bicklc and  asked him what he thought'of-thc  oldinan, saying he had lost his money. I took JJr. I'.ickle to say that  the- man was not in a condition to  know  what   he was saying.  After some, I'urt-lier evidence witness ci neluded.  |>. C. Cassidy asked Hannay if he  lui.L ddil Ifickle thai the old man  bad said he had found his money.  Il;,iinay admitted that he did so, and  when asked why in thai case he went  dm-- n the sidewalk to h>ok for it, he  staU-d thai be did so because be  llioiiii-hl the old man's word was net  reliable.  maitisl rules    adjoin lied     the  f(l!-     a   few   minute-;,    and   upon  il   Mr.  Malheson lumoiin.'ed  was   n:.l   siflicieiit   e.i-  Ml.II(.,>     to  put defendant on  trial, so  the chare.es  were  d'smisscd.  I hi  rnn rt  re openim  thai      i-''< i'('  AI   half-pasl   twehe  yesterday   al  the  residence of  the  bride's  parents,  Mr.   All.��������� J. McCaskill,  of WeM mi list rr,     was    married   lo   Miss   Ethel  May Rauton, eldest  daughter of Rev.  Jas.   A.   Ranlon,   who   perfoi me.'l   llic  ceremony,   only  intimate   friends  rnd  (lie mi-ml ers of the family I cine- present.    The  bridr-smaid   was  Miss   A11-  ri.*   Han ten, sister  of  the  biide,  aivl  ARtrH*   and Eva  Rant on  weie little  Hower girls    Mr.   Neil   McA.sKil,   brother     of   the groom,   acied  as  best  man.   Mr.  and Mrs. McAskill left Iqu  the afternoon's train on   (lK-ir ho:*)'-  mo������i      fri|)...and   will   lake  up   their  residence   at.  New   Westminster.  More than twrnly delegates to tbe  (iivnd  Lodj_e. have  been  in The Ledger olC.ce/ today and have from  there  MP!   out  letiers  and   pistal  can's   to  wives or swcelhearts al  home.   ' No  iloiihl  Ihey have expressed  themselves  :.s lii.nit-sick, lonj.ti.g io g?( back, etc.  Tliey are frauds  and humbugs,  If the  afoiesai-d     wives    and     sw>e*th:at'ts  could '  have     seen      them  swinging  around   lbe   hall   last  e./'cnir*;';,      and  smiling ho content* dly upon th?  Lady  smilh   ladk-s,  could  see  their  genial  lacis at   thrir  hofoTs .as   they  order  j"ancther".  and   the can-did   air  wjlh  .which ihey admit  that it  is good lo  be here, I hew would be no i^'mpathy  v, ast'd   on   Ike   poor   fellows   by   Unsaid   wives and  sweethearts.  DISTRICT LU'l'JNSK  COMMISSIONKRS  MKFT.  The .board of Licmse Commissioners for South Nanaimo met this  morning, Commissioners Geo. Taylor,  1 f. I'.lair and F, Ila'pip-Ron being present. All applications for,*renewal in  the district 'were granted by the  lotr-d.  Stoves  We are -making them of the Newest  Styles.  Pattern and Latest  WE DO ALL KTNDR Ol-   FOI! NDRY WORK  Our Prices are Re sona, ble  SKI? OCR    NF.W STOVF-S   IN'   I'LAIR  AND  ADAM'S  WINDOWS.  LADYSniTH IRON& i-TOVE WORKS-CO., LTD.  THE[CANADIAN PACKING COMPANY  of London, Out., put   up   the fines!   C ANN-ED  MEATS   in   the "world.  No Mot \Vi-a1her Lunch   i:- at ils he s!   without   them.  We  have  the   following  lines JELLIED   LUNCH  TONGUE  JELLIED .PIGS   FEET J EITI.I ED   DRAWN  I ION KL ESS  CHICKEN HONELESS  VEAL  LL-NOH'MACON* ' C ORNEI)  LLNCH   REEF,  W. T. HEDDLEi   CO.  Williams' Block  Lady smith  |BJ.I*'.I.M'l.PJ'..,l>  iSaPSffSSSEE  IU IL   \<M *���������**?���������  - c-^.y^g���������-re. a* 'r^ngm^ts^Lji  Arrived today a beau-  ifiil assortment of���������-  rancr  wm^fruncmmsm  SMS  TRAY CLOTHES  SIDEEOARD COVERS  TEA CLOTHES  DOYLIES ETC  These goods arc made by the  natives   of   Tenerifi'c  from   (he  celt-Unrated "Taoro" hand-  drawn Linens. The work is  splendidly done and  perfect, in  the .smallest   detail.  Ah Wing k. Ge,  Merchant  Tailors  Ladies' and Gents'  Clothes Made to  * ' Order.  PERFECT FIT  GUARA^T'*; V)  LADYSMITH,   B.      (  ever  made by a Sound  steamer   was  that  of  the T. J.  Poller during the  time    of      the big  fire.    Tbe   Pott:*!  started   from   Tacoma  with   a couple  of fire engines  and  made the run     to  Seattle in one hour and  thirty  minutes      flat,  according  to statements  made yesterday hy men who weie* interested alone; the watcrfiont   at   the  time.    When  she  reached   poit,    her  fire gral-cs were  melted,  her smokestack burned through in  places    'and  several buckets were missing? from the  wheel.   To  make her  fires as hot   as  possible, tbe Potter's-officers had her  fed pilch as.fe-nl and'thc heal  en-dtir-  e-d  by  the men in   the stokehole, was  almost  overpowering.  During the earlier days on the  Sound, races belwion tin* stc.im.r-rs  S(ate of Washington and the Greyhound, niiKi-ing Lot ween**-this city and  Everett/ were of frequent occurrence  but so far as resiiTts are. concerned,  ihe superiority of the steamers is  yet   an  undecided  <iucslion  About a-year ago  thc Tacoma Flyer and  the TeL-gi'aph,  leaving   their  DRYSDALE- STEVEf^Qi  Co.   Ladysmith  FRUIT JARS  MA50NS PATENT  PINTS  :  QUARTS      HALF GALLONS  flOc.    doz.  ���������SI.0()  do/,  $1.3."'   lll>7.  JELLY GLASSES   (10c.   doz.  2(01 doyen jus!   in  RifbVr Rings  for fruit jars-  BUiB ������ND iDl.  'PHONE 2--1.  LADYSMI'IV'..  respective  berths  at  the  same   time,  started a race across  thc Si*juhI,  the  JTeiegiaph   leading  slightly   to  Three  .Tree Point, when she was forced to  drop out owing to (he loss of, several  buckets from her wheel. I! is estimated (hat she' was making.close Co  twenty-three, miles an hour at the.  timejind that the Flyer's speed was  ahoul   a mile  less.    ���������_  I    Moth      craft     are  admittedly  fast,  boats, and -daily trips are made     by'  each     at    -asprcd which  il   is said  would .have oceasioiu-d comment nearly      anywhere.' For  yeris the Flyer  has been making lour round  trips between  Seattle, and   Tacoma,-' ~     distance   of   twenty nine   miles,   in   one  hour and   Unity-four  minutes actual  running  lime  for each "trip.  " The Telegraph makes fewer trips  iiikI consequently linds no necessity  foi such high speed",-but only a few  day*, ago she nia-.U; the'iun.to Everett, a distanc of hiirty-four miles,  making a stop al Edmonds, in one  hour and foiiy-fivc  minutes.  These facts were referred to yesterday  by steamboat   men   in  confirmation  of  the statemenl.  thai,     Pugcl  Sound  pci-iscssed .steamers  whose daily      perforniancis   would  si,'ri'l comparison    with    craft     of    any character so fai  as speed was concerned,  and   not  to  deli act  from   (he performance     of      (he  Pri'i-eoss   Victoria,  which  is  geneially   acknowledged    to  be  en}  which  will .sirn.i   uno:/u.ille.l  for  year-;  lo come, nnTl  which    ��������� will  act   as  a valuable  advertisement    for  tlie Pacific Northwest  with the.  tia.v-  elling public,  parlicula'ly in  Eastern,,  states,  NOTICE.  From this date the undersigned  will not, be -responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland -Mac-Kin. . -~ .:  V.-I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO.,  LTD.  Non Personal Liability!  Victoria, M. C��������� May 18th, 1905.  All members or'-Harmony and Pcr-  scrvci'aiice Lodges are requested to  inept at the (Kldfall- |ps' Hall on Sunday,   IKt-h   ins!.,',at   11   a,m,,  for. tho  purpose of attending' memorial    sei"-'  vices for the decorat'ion of thci p-raves  of      deceased   brethren-at   Nanaimc.  Return fare, aO cents.  Ily order II.  CARROLL, N.G.  D.  R.  HAGGART, Sec.  ParticularCirooors.  Telephone   t  Roalinp;  and  .-non  Leisei   A  regalia  shirls  at,  Co.'.-;  Lid.  Si-; Tim /ire chief called the local brigade out to piaclice last nighl, the  alarm   ringing   aloul    (!,���������!:">.    The   met  JPIlllMD CO.  . WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  Manufacturers of the-' Celebrate*  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC   "  UNITY  ENCAMPMENT  NO. 3.  LO.  O,- I<\,   LADYSMITH   B.C.  M.em|KT,s  of   the  above-  named   Encampment are requested   to meet at-  the   Oildfellows'   Hall   Sunday,   June  LSth, .1 !I03, al .11   a.  m.,  for the purpose  of  al lending   Memorial   .Services  in  decorating   lhe  graves  of deceased  patriarchs.  Hy Order,       ..    E.   ROWLANDS,  Palri.-i.reb.  E.   LOWE,  Scribe,  lb Doat  is  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  '.o order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  HAURUP  AND   HAYEPN*.  HOAT     GUILDERS.  ummer&afe  OF  Blouse <���������* Wbitewear Goods  r  people  Those  vices  of   a grw  lo call  on Dr.  u lio   req-niie   Ihe  sm--  denlisl   will  do  well  R.   It.   Dier,   v, bo'from  j turned   out      promptly  and   prnetietd  ; fi-r some time on 1st avenue.  1   *   now on  can be .found al-  High street  at all  hours  hi  luce on  -������������������'���������KSgSBSiTBiSSSSSS  FRESH TABLE BERRtES RECEIVED DAILY  Leave your orders early for Preserving Ber  ries.  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  SEATTLE  STEAMBOAT MEN'  TALK  OF  SPEED TRIALS.  The   Se.it It-   Posf-ItUelligi. ncer says  Rejjort of  th,--   ree ird-l-Veakinii   trip  of   fiic   .*:( *,im r      Princess   Victoria,   j  whiih   a,ppt..r.d   in   the   Posl-lutelll- ]  gyri('i'������������������' >'-':*lerrlay,   vvac; lhe occasion of, -  Ninth comment a in o no- sleamsbip men |  parliciilarly     among   those,   fa-miliar  with   the  steamers   whr.se  operations  are connned     to   Puget Sound   waters  Among  the lal-lir  on aecount   of  the  Vicloria's   iieri'orinrnoe   I rough I   out  much iu   the way of reminiscence, and  1 nn.', 1 y   slori-r-s   were   told   of   the   pcr-  of  ot-h.-r  sleamers  during  SS3Bsa22������82rS3SaeK23^3>a^Si������:iS!Sx^^^  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN  Scand a  good chance to win a  Commencing Friday,    16th inst., tor Ten  Days  Only  .Wo have a large stock of LA DIES' BLOUSES and WTIITEWEAR  which we offer lo the public a t reduced prices. We do not intend  kve-ping these goods for another sea-son and will dispose of the entire stock at PRICES THAT WILL PLEASE YOU.  SIMON LE1SER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  W.G.Fraser  MerchantTailor,  (ibt Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early snd  get your choice.  Odds and Ends  WATCH THIS SPACE���������IT WILL P   AY YOU    SOMETHING      CUT IN  TWO EVERY  DAY.  THIS WEEK  TT'WILL BE'JUG S.      A      BEAUTIFUL   BLUE  AND  WHITE QUART'JUG FOR  25c  LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd  nn  y  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  ; Charles Drnn; of the above, firm, v isits Ladysmith every Sunday for the  purpose.of taking -measurements, and,, seeing customers personally. May  be seen; at the Hotels. We guarant ec all stock and a perfect fit at the  lowest possible rates. Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $4.00 im. All  Hand-made. Pull line of the Latest -supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.  Dunn. .���������'������������������'/_ -" ���������������������������  REAL  HIRE, UFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANT E  -H.KM-TS GOLLKCIED  l.-;i)S,   WILLS,   MORTGAGES,   CONTRACTS  . DRA WN.  AND   AGUEEMENTS  JOHN 5TLWART  CONVEYANCING  P. O  Box 268  NOT.\R\   rrr-Lic.  1 CLOCKS  \l  a'-shipnient of  b������2������  BARGAINS  Jest received  al  io-v  prices  EIGHT   DAY  STRIKING  EIGHT   DAY  STRIKING  CLOCKS  we will    '  nal  ill kinds  of clocks  ���������    I -   '    I    .       '    ,    :       i    ,  C'L OCK    :.......   Cb OCK   (with   alarm   allached)  clear  1  $:i.0ii  W.r.o  REPEATING   NICKLE   .M.aMI   CLOCK        $|.;r.  REGULAR   NICKLE    ALARM   CLOCK     " S. 1.00  ALL THESE. (.'LOCKS \KE EROM THI-: BEST AMERICAN  FACTORIES AjND ARE L'ARANTEED TO KEEP GOOD  TiME.  Il  t  S'WUfc/JMVKKUUt*  B.FORCFMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    XXX      Ladysmith,    B. C  m-Wlt'rTlfHW'.liF-MiVi 1 >lI '111"    nl'liJiUMH  WILLIAMS   BLOOK. TELEPHONE  6-7 |  if 1  L; 1 fornirncc-s  Sc'jthe days   when   rivalry   was  keen  am  141 no   opiJorfanil v   overlo  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AH  work guaranteed, and at reason-  ���������3  no   npporl-anily   overlool ed   fo   islab-  lish  aire,-ni   by   tl.c  crack  steamers  of the various companies.  Probiably U;e ;nost sensatioiial  run  Eviry 2"i-Cent purchase of White  ticket iu  the drawing for I hi:'; hu-h  Swan     Soap     entitles yon to a  grade gramophone.  abie rates.  High St.  Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  FOUNDRY  EMPLOYEES  ON STRIKE'IN  NEW JERSEY  New   York,  June   15.���������A  strike inaugurated   hv   Ihe  internalional   Hro-  llierlufcd     o"t       r-paivdry    ...mjilnyrcs ���������  against the New York and New Jersey   Koiindrymens'   Association      ex-  Icndrd   ra.|)idly.    Tlu're are li.lllKi men  out. lit-iv now  aiul   in   tb*e  New     Jersey   pl-aiils.    T< day.  2,HH0   brass  wor-  k. rs   will  (piil   and      1 ,���������������������������011   more,  in-   ���������  eluding   Ihe core-makers,   will' hi-  out; :  by   the end of   the week.   II, is claim- [  ed  every foundry in New Jersey will  be closed by  the strikers.  Y

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