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Array /   //  7  '.   V  ,</  * .DUNCANS   &  LADSYHITH |  Daily Ledger  | LADYSMITH  !   '   & DUNCANS |  VOL. 2,  TUESDAY,  JUNE  13,  1903.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  CITY MAGISTRATE  QUESTION SETTLED  Council Decide to Endorse P. Williams Recommendation that R.  Simpson be Appointed  Condition of High,   Street Was  Subject for a Long Discussion  Last Evening  At the meeting of the city council pression that all the rocks on the  last evening (he question of police . slicet were lo be moved, anil while'  magistrate  was  presumably  settled,  ' admitting lhat,  they  had greatly ex-  WHERE TO MEET WILL  SOON BE SETTLED  It May Be Paris  and it   May  Be Manchuria in  Any Case the War is Probably  Over  (Associated  Press Despatches.)  in.)���������At six o'clock the P fr'ign olln'e  made the following announcement lo  tlie Associated  Press:   "Japan      lias  Press,  referring  1 i  the  St.. Patcrsburg, .lime 13.���������(0.2-1  p.    peace plenipotentiaries is expected  10   Associated  come tiom  Washington  as a result of   possibility  of a Ru.sso-.Jnpan -se  the  exchanges  between   the helliger-    llai*������ succeeding     the war, said  lie  en Is 011 that subject  now proceeding  considered that  a defensive agicement-  is  enlire-lv  unliKelv.   He  added:* "If  not yet informed us wheie and when   there  through Count Cassinj and M.   Russia were still  the big end i.f Hie  the council deciding to endoise thc  rccV-imiiieiidation of Mr. P. Williams  and   toquest  the  Kovernment.to  ap-  ceeded  autliotity, they had doubtless  done thc work in older to help.   He  thought,   il   ihe   council   would' offer  point,      to tlu  position Mr.  Russell  ,' 1hem.,the amount of mioncy  that they  Simpson.       Mr. Simpson,  in,a com-    intended to. .spend on the street them-  muiiicitioii  to  the Mayor, offered  to , selves they t(the lesirlcnts) would un-  unHeitake    the duties, and, in consid-   del take  to have   the rocks moved.  eiation of the financial slandinir    of  |     Aid. N1c.J10J.son thought  that'as the  the city at, present,  to act, without a   residents had been co energetic'iit.ie-  fcalmy for Ihe balance of the life of -(moving the     rock*,, dicing  under the  this council, accepting as a,rcniunei'a-   opinion they were assisting the coun-  tion the fee*, arising from cases tried   cil  111  then   work,  he thought      the  by him.   After this letter from     Mr. ,council   should   now  help  cult   them  t, Simpson  had  been lead  his Worship    awayi       rMic residents had certainly  R- remarked      lhat he had  interviewed* 'put themselves 10 some inconvenience.  Mr. Simpson and after some ccn.'er- ' in doing the work.  I, sation  that gentleman had kindly of-      The  mayor  said   the  enlmciI should  ]t fcred to act in the  position upon the   have     stopped, them  when they first  f terms stated  above.    Upon a  motion j stalled   to do  the work,  but as, this  f by Aid.  Blair, seconded  hy 'Aid. Ma- j was not done, it was now up to the  lone, the council unanimously decided\'council   to take some action to clear  she desires us to meet her  plempo- ���������*>���������*>   ������'ilh  President Roosevelt  .    . . , as (he   inteimediarv.     In   diplomxtic  tentiaiies, but we may receive     her         ,      ,,                ",   ���������              ,   ,,   ,  ' m     ' circles  the     leport  is current that  communication  at, any  moment.. "       RUS>Siai   whose choice of place   con-  The  Associated lHcss  understands    (imics U) lj0 paMS| js rcady t() a���������oW  that the issue now  Icing decided   is   p,csi(|eil),     Roosevelt to decide that  not, only  the place fcr  Russo-Japan-   ])oi,l()  in wMvh casc tnere is reaSlJI1  ese  negotiations,  but   the  number of   )()    1jc|i(nc tnc   prcsidcnt mav name  the negotiators,  and   it   is-  believed    ManCn���������llai  but  the  rcpoit cannot he  continued.  Ambassador* Dompard,  who  has rc-  1 1o accept Mr. Simpson's offer, the  clerk being instructed to notify Mr.  Parker Wilhams to this effect. '  Aid Bryden,. chaiiman of the strceti  I'ommittee, brought up the mutter of  the condition of High stieet at present, lie referred to the rocks being  loosened, hy the residents of that  stiecL-nnd allowed to remain on thc  street, jeopardizing tiaflic. iThe alderman said the street was a disgrace >  to the city us it was at jiresent and  he considered the residents had acted very diseoui teoiisly toward the ct-  ���������* ly council in shifting thc rocks without obtaining pci mission to do so  (������. If Ihe council would act according to  his . opinion, they would allow the  locks to 1 omain where they were until ihe residents! themselves remised  them'. Aid '(i,������done agiccd with Aid  IJryilen. It seemed to him that the  High si a el people were simply trying to make a laughing stock of thc  council, and to his wav of thinking,  the comic.*i should  now order  in' ������e  people     who moved the locks in the  lirsL place   to   lake  them  away altogether.  Aid    Biydcn   said   that   if  themat-  (er'was  left   in  his hands  he would  older Hic-fcieman of the street work-  to hairicade  the stieet, al'lowing m-  "* ly   pedcstiians  to   tiaverse   it,   until  the residents see fit  to move all  the  rocks.  Aid. Blair thought it would be a  good idea to have thc rocks thrown  over thc Esplanade bluff, they would  help     to   4)iiil(l     up that, roud, and,  '   "seeing  Hunt the. High stieet people  had been so officious in pulling  them  up,     get!/ them to chip in and help I partment.  the stieet. Mil the while the rocks  remained where they were the council would he lespousible if the ob-  stiuction caused an,accident.  Aid. Bryden did not agree to. offering any help. The residents had seen  fit to obstruct, tl������e street and they  should now get in and xeinove the  obstruction. He-'moved' that the lower part, of the. street he barricaded  uiiitil it was made- passable by the  residents.  Aid.* Blair thought it wo 11Jd ' ho  well to let the stieet foreman work  on the stieet, two days, and if tlie  residents wanted the street cleat ed,  they would get, 111 and help. If they  would not lender, any assistance let  the things lie .is they are.  After some more discussion the  maftei was settled by��������� ordering the  street foreman to -������-el a ^am and  move the locks, and get, the residents  to help in the  work.  Sanitary Inspector Hannay reported that the question of tho sewerage  nuisance in the Stephens Block had  been settled, the owner of this properly and the proprietor of the ael-  joinimmi block having decided to  erect a septic lank.  The Council decided on the advice  of Fire Chief Smith to purchase the  hose reel sent on approbation by the  Canadian Rubber Company. A bill  of S75 for the same was passed to  the finance committee to be paid.  The  f'uc chief-s  report on  the  fire  at the    Europe Hotel     was received  and filed and upon.the request of the  chief the council decided  to  purchase  some new spannels  for the fire     de-  another feature  not   yet  disclr������cd  Unless Japan suggests  Pans,     or  Mukden,   rather   than  any   European  capital.   Washingrton ,is  lillely  to   be  selected. . Russia appieciales   the advantage   of   the   negotiations   taking  place   lieyond   the sphere  of  outside  influences,and  if President R^oscvel t  is    asked  to decide  the question  111  ease the belligerents cannot agree, it  is considered certain that he will iv|t  hesitate  to do so.    Indeed,  it is  the  understanding heie the Piesidcnt, as  previously set foi lit in  these despatches, .while not urging his views, has  tinned fiom Pans, was closeted with  Ambassador     Meyer  this afternoon.  Count   Von  Alvcnslebcn  (the German  ambassadoj ) was also among- the Am  combination,  us  was  the. case  v   en  she rejected, against  M.  Witte's   ad-  . vice, the alliance offeied   by    .e ^������  quis  Ito,  compelling the   ',m 1 "or   r  Japan to tuin to Great Britain     an  offensive and  defensive allihnce might  be possible.  But considering the  fact  that  the British  alliance has rendered it possible for Japan to fight Rus  sia for  the establishment of her  position in   the Far   East.   I consider it  out of  the question   that  Japan will  bind hetself in such inenuer as might  compel her  to assist   Ruesia in   the  event  lhat,     the  Russian   Emperor's  NANAIMO MINES  MAY BEREOPENED  It Looks Very Much as Though  Some Amicable Arrangement  Would Be Made Soon  And  the   Mines   Reopened  on  Terms Satisfactory to Employers and Employees  Mr.  D.    Livingstone is reported in   dustual  Union.   The  proposed Indus-  ciicaii ninUissaxloi's callers   In sPilc jgovcrument  later concluded  to make  ol the rather    pessimistic official ut-' ,��������� ���������lt.,���������i, i������������������ i���������a���������n    rVh;��������� ,-., u,0 .,-,^,-a  (eianms of the H>ieign office, the at-  mosphcie there is distinctly optimistic An European ambassador who  saw Foiei!?n Minister Lamsdorff today, ���������lescithed the Russian minister  as U iii.j, almost jubilant. The op'ii-  loii   is   practically unanimous 1 that if  already pointed out. to both count lies   KiniVl.01   Nicholas will avail  himself  the advantages  of Manchuria.  THINK M. WITTE CAN  MAKE THE BEST TERMS  St'. Petersburg, June 13.���������An early  indication of the time and place for  meeting of the Russian and Japaniso  of Af Witte's services, once it is de-  cidi-1 the Japanese conditions can be  accented as a lias is for peace av..-  tiations, he will be able to make the  best terms for Russia.")  An eminent diplomats in     >.:\ei sation   with  the correspondent    1  the  an at tack I on India.   This is the more  improbable   inasmuch  as   Great  Bi 1-  tain  is  anxious  not only  to renpw,  but  to strengthen,   her alliance with  Japan."  OFFICIAL  NOTICE  IS   IDENTICAL.  -London, June 13.���������Baron Ilayashi,  ">hf Japanese iniMtstei, has teceived  a copy of the Japanese reply to Piesidcnt Roosevelt. It is identical in  terms with the Associated Press announcement of'its extents made on  Saturday last fiom Tokio.  GIGANTIC FRAUDS BYBfl- boycotthstg  CONTINUES  GUS CHECKS  Vanburn   Merchants  Swindled Out of  $100,000    '  Cr  Forged Checks are on the  Standard Oil Company  Vanfcpren, Ind., June 13.���������That men  chants      in   this   vicinity   have   been  fleeced      out     of ?100,000 hy  bogus  cliecks on the Standard, Oil May payroll haH developed on the arrha'l heitj '  Tien  T.sin,   June   13.���������The  boycot-  arg-line; of  tno  Ameiican goods by   the  -    , Chinese     Guilds   "is daily assuming  j mote      sciious     proportions.. t   The  j Guilds have quietly determined     to  cairy  tbe boycott, through and     the  aspect  lor American manufacturers is  lather  gloomy.    The  native  newspapers ate refusing advertisements    of  American goods.  +  COLVILLE'S  SUDDEN DEATH  MMiineapolls, Min-i., .lime 13.���������Colonel Wm. Colville, of Red Wing,  Minn..,  who led the famous charge of  NEW YORK TO PARIS BY  RAIL  Well Known Parisians Pro.  ject to Tunnel Under  Behring Straits  He Asserts That Thirty A"  merican Capitalists are  Backing Him  of Assistant Treasurer F.  S.   Davis   I ^  first Minnesota regimcnt at the  from New York to investigate.   The , ,     ^  ,    ,  forged    checks    range from     $100 to V,lc of G*tty^������rg, was foiuiH dead  $1,000 and are duplicates of the gen-  take them off the street."  The  mayor  thought   the  action   of  (lie residents had l:e?n ;taken 011    account    of     some  misunderstand ing.  They probably had been..under the im-  uine Standard  Oil cliects  The forgeries passed the haul's and  weie not discovered until checking, up  began at the Company's offices. Thc  to $81.fir" were or- signature of F. S. Blake, treasurer  of the Company, is so well imitated  that, it deceived bankers familiar'with  it. It is said that bogus checks are  being received  from  the Pcnnsylvan-  Bills amounUn  dercd paid.  Those  present at the meeting were:  Mayor Coburn,   Aldermen  Nicholson,  Blair,  Bryden and Malonc.  TRAIN y/RECK  AT PRINCETON  Princeton, Ind., June 1.1.���������A special  SILAS TALKED  WITH WILHELM  Berlin, '.June.  13.���������Emperor  William  train consisting oT a baggage car,   a   invited   Silas  Mcltce,  editor  of      the  smoker r.nd  four chair cars on .   the \ C hur'chmaii, of     New   York,   to  join  Southern   Kaih\|^-,   carrying   veterans  to      the    re-union  al  Louisville,  the Imperial party yesterday ut the  review at Potsdam of a model batal-  pluiiged      through  abridge  over  the   |liou of troous ;< omposcd of (.hrec men  Little  Wabash  river   today  at Golden  Gate,      Ills.,  37  miles   west   of here.  William  Glial/,   the engineer,   is dead  .mil J. .). Jilt.,son, the fireman,     is  missing,    lie  is believed  lo he under  the engine.   ,11,-is reported  that seven  [1   passengers   were killed   and  a iiumlKir  injured-,   but,   this  has   not   been  confirmed.    A relief  train  carrying  surgeons  has  gone  to  the  wreck'.       The  injured   will  he brought, here.   As   Ihe.  train starterl  over  the  Irid.-e       the  limbers sank ami   the engine plunged  into   the     water  followed   by       the  coaches.  from each balallion of the Prussian  army. His .Majesty afterwards talked Imlf an hour with Mr. Me Bee on  educational and  rel.igii *s  topics.  PRESIDENT   LOI'BET  MAKES APPOINTMENT  Paris, .June Kl.���������President. Louliet  lms appointed Getbril Fan re to ��������� be  'director of the National Conservatory of tntisie, succeeding Xheodore Dubois, who had retired.  GOOD   PROSPECTS   KOR  WHEAT   IN. RUSSIA.'  SI..  Pelersbiirg,  June l.'l.���������The prospects   of   a good   Russian   wheat  harvest, continues.    In  the-south,  southwest,      Norlliern   Caucasus,   Vistula  district  and   the   Ural   provinces   the  condition  of the crops  is  fare above  the average,   but   the out Took  is cor-  rcsromling!y bad  jM same of the central  Goveriimrnts  and   (be VJ ������ga region.   The outlook   for   rye.  is    less  .satisfactory,   the failure of crops covering  111   uod   at      the Minnesota soldier's  home,   I his city, where he went yes-  li'iday   to  be  readme'ss  to celebiate  the re-union  of the regiment  today. .  The   First   Minnesota,   commander  by Colonel O'Neil Colville in thc"latter part,     of the .war,  was the first  regiment cfScrcd for the civil war. At<  Gcttjs'hftirg 2U1. men were in a h'istor-  eturned  alive  bid, Ohio,   Indiana and   Kentucky  oil io charge.  l-Vrly-thiee  c 11     ��������� x     -    i- 1   ���������        i-.   i- -mil      iinin ured.    Colville,   who   led,  fields, in each .of \vbic.h_iiivesliE|fctions ^mi      um"'"      '  are being made;"       /  THE JEWS AND SOLDIERS  MEET  AGAIN.  .Warsaw, June 13.���������The oiitibii'eak of  ri������i,ling      at    13rcsf-l.it ovsk     during  which,      according  to  report,   many  pcr.sens were killed or  wounded,  originated   in   a conflict   between   Jews  ami army reserve men bound for the  Far East.   Tlie soldiers are said    lo  have looted  the provision stores  and  thc Jews,  in  defending   their property, are alleged   to have  fired    n  the  troops,   who  returned   the  'ire.     'I he  tary.    In consequence o<f rumors of a  town-is now     occupied  by the mill-  general strike  planned   to  take  place  here tomorrow,   the authorities  have  was seven  times wounded.  ; '.���������m  GERMANY'S  INVITATION  ���������0���������  Berlin  , .June  13.���������The German foreign   ollice,   taking co<gitr/ance of     a  London  Times  despatch  from  Washington saying the United Slates and  Great .Britain have declined the jnvi-  fafion of'the  Sultan of  Morocco  to  send   delegates   lo a convention       of  the subject  ed'  the  proposed   reforms  for Morocco,   informs   the Associated  Press thai, these powers have not.de-  New   York.,  June 13.���������The Tribune  says:    The author of the project    to  tunnel  under     Behring Strait  in  th^  building      of an  all-rail   loute fiom  New    York to   Paris,     M   Luicci 11  Paris, who has been in New York foi  the  last   month,   sails  on   Thutsda)  on  the  Lasavoici,   taking  with  him,  so  he   assei K   the" legally   attested  signatures  of more   than  thirty  well  known   American capitalists and  engineers,     who     approve his general  plans anitl who will act, as the Ameiican   executive  committee.    This   01.  ganization   will co-operate   with  similar  committees  already  formed      in  both  France and     Russia out of the  membership of Hie American committee,  and  advisory committee of consulting engineers has bc:n named, including J.nL,  Harrington, chief engineer of t.he Montreal Locr|jolive and  Machine '-Company,..  issued   a proclamation   ordering      the i������.lJMerl   ,ho  invitation,   but have  only  people no't   to gather  in-the streets, j m(|icakl<| t,|iat, they will wait, until it  md    warning  them  Hint  the  troops  will be ordered to fire iu the event of  disturbances.  ALBERT  PATRICK  MUST  BE   HUNG.  1 is seen what Fiance  will do. Premier  ���������Ryuvier still holds the matter under  'consideration   anil   tic   foerign   office  'does      not   venture   to   speculate  on  I what France's decision  will be.  Albany, N. Y., June 13.���������The court  of appeals  today  refused   to grant, a  stay  of  execution  of   Ihe   death  sen-  thc saine  area  as   the  wheat-fence,   on   amotion  for   re-argunvflit  failure and is practically  complete in   jn   the  case  of     Albert   T.   Patrick,  1he upper Volga region. Famine is re-cenvicted  of  the  murder   of  Million-  ported, in some of the governments,    aire William M. Rice.  BARON   DE  ROTHSCHILD  DIES   IN   VIENNA.  MASTERS   IN   CHESS  MEET IN SSCOND ROUND  Ostcnd, Belgium, June 13.���������The second round of the International chess-  masters' tournament was begun this  morning at the Kursaal in this city.  The order of (day is arranged as fol-  lovs: Sehlechter vs. Marshall; Tiec-  hm.-nii vs. Tarrasch; Wolf vs. Burn;  Maii-czy vs. Marco; Taubeubaus vs.  Jai.o.vski; Tschigorin vs. Blackburn,  and Alajiin vs. L-eonhanlf. When  time was called for Ihe first ad.io.urn-  inenl Tschigorin had beaten Blackburn and Leonhardt had worsted Al-  apin, while the other games 'were adjourned  to be resumed  this afternoon  this morning's ilciald as follows:  "You may say," that we are negotiating with the Company with a  view to settlement. As soon as I  ar Lived here I interviewed Mr. Stock-  ett and Mr. Graham for the purpose  of familiarizing myself with the facts  of thc case up to date, as the pies-  ciit difficulty has become acute since  I went away. Nothing was done or  even discussed as to teim. of settlement, as the company arc at present  considering further a scheme by  which the men( may be taken o\er to  Protection Shalt both moie comfortably and at less expense, than was  at fust anticipated, and when they  have completed their eiitruuics, negotiations for a basis of settlement  will be taken up. Th.s is being done  1 understand, because the company  has decided that /they will use Protection shaft for taking thc men up  and down irrespective of whether the  cight-boui law .remains as it is or  not."  "Do I undeisland," asked tnesnibe  "that the men go down Piokel-.on  shaft endei ain  ciiciiinstances-'"  "Yes," replied Mr Livingstone, "1  undeisland that the company has so  decided It is better for both sides,  that it should be so, for the men because they will have a longertimcat  tin: face, and for the Company because .they will have longei time at  Jiayc 'No. 1 shaft clear to hoist coal  during the whole e'ght boms and if  at 'any futuie time thc cght-houi  law is modified in accordance with  the proposaljn the company, the men  will be earned to and from Protection shaft  frc?e of charge."  "Do >011 propose to negotiate for a ccutixe    council.   Should    he leccne  settlement     without    consulting thean>' ta-\������liljllJ leljl>   floin tllu S������"ein--  United Mine Workers?'- was tbe ncxti������e������t "<-'  would submit   it Iol^ appio-  question.     - , , \al to  the gencial body  uf the men.  "We     don't    recogni7e the United-1" tlie meantime he     bad written to  Mine    Workers     as a   body at all,"   the secretary  of the Western l<edera-  leplied      Mr.  Livingstone.     "As  for |tion of     Miners asking that any con-  the men outside the Western Fcdera-! templatcd     action with     lelation to  lion of Miners, they will all be ghen U������c trouble     be deferred pending re-  a  \01cc  in  the settlement.   Our  plan  ceipt of     a reply     from thc govern-  1s  to negotiate the best terms possi- j incut.   He did not know what action  thc  lVdeiation  bail  taken on his  let-  I mil  Union is  to be sinctiy non-political.  The Fedeiation is al present, according to repents presented at the  comcntion, in better standing than  e\ei before, both with repaid to nuin-  bcis and finances and m spite of the  slr.kc troubles Ihey have bad in Colorado and other places.  'Ihe ((mention was attended by  150 delegates, who with the proxies  held represented 200 votes, the basis  of representation being one delegate  for eiery W0 members or fractions  thereof.  Asked what be thought of Mr.  Ilawthornliliwaite's a 1^1 (.ration pro  posnl with a view to settling the  trouble, Mr. Lningslone sard it  would be all right if it, worked out  lhat, way, but. he didn't think it  would. He had no faith in these arbitration Liaids or toyal commissions as they nlwnis went against  the worker.  Rpgaidmg Mr. Il.iwthointhwaitc's  proprs.il for the prouncial go\ern- -  ment to appoint a Royal Commission to enquire into the operation of  the eigl I- houi day. to attempt  a settlement of the h-cal coal  mine dispute, Mr. ITawlhornthwaite  was in lei viewed last evening and  as'ed if he had any idea that the  pi oposa! would be acted on by the  go\einmcnl, to which he replied that  it was impossible Irfsay. Tie himself was stiongly urging Ibis course  with the government and lie had assurances that Premier McBridc, personally, appioved of the plan and it  was now being considered by  the ex-  ble with the company and then if we  think they might be acceptable we  will submit them to the men by ballot    Every     person    who works mi  ter, neither     did he     I now how the  "Western  Fuel Company  would legard  the  proposal,      but  he  could  not  sec  dei ground and is affected bv thc deal  how   it could fail  to be satisfactory.  The pioj-oMtum     submitted to the  go\eminent is as follows:  1.   That     the     minis be rc-opened  and   woik   ies..u ed - orthwith... ,.  2 That the go\ eminent appoint "a  committee of thief to enquhe into  Ihe operation of the ac!  3. If the Western Fuel Company  can'    show     that the      act  operates  will be ghee, a chance to \ole and  we will consider ourselves lound by  tlie \otc of the men. Yes," went on  tbe speaker, '''negotiations for get-  ling thc men to work "will be opened  in a few days and I hope that a settlement satisfactory to a majority  ofthe men will be reached with very  little delav."  Mr. Livingstone also gave a few |against, their company as comparea  interesting details of the meetings of (to n company obtaining coal by  the general convention at Salt Lake means of tinnels or drifts, that .the  City. The most im.port.int rcsclu- .-ov( rnmi n<- -rel ate a '"er ccntage of  lian passed, he lhauglii, was that in^ the royalty, not exrecding 2n per  favor of Industrial Union of all the' .cent, to cover the loss sustained.  unions in America, and five delegates Mr. sto.-kell- on being asked what  were appointed to attend a meet ng he tbought of the proposal said he  to be held in Chicago on June 27lb h"d no comments to make at prcs-  for  the  purpose of organizing the In-   cut.  II. is understood that the members  of the local fire department -contemplate giving some sort; of entertainment in the near future. . The pro  ce^ods of the affair will be used for  purchasing additional lire fighting apparatus.  Vienna,  June  )!.eatlle,     Wn.     The   Pacific   Coast  Steamship   Company  last   night,     re-  13.���������Baron  Nathaniel   ceived   a cable  from   Nome   annoimc-  CELEBRATION COMMIT.  TEE CONFABULATE  Report Received  From   Trans.  portation Committee,  Baseball  Question Discussed  The    July  1st celebration  commit-'    Dear     Sir:���������Re July  1st train scr-'  tee held    another  meeting last night  vice for Ladysmilh     Celebration: We  in  the. Opera House banqueting room,   would be     pleased to hear from you  Mayer    Coburn,     chairman    of the  bow near    you could  meet,     us" with  transportation     committee   reported . <he  following service  for that day'  that he had     sent  the following let  ter  to    Mr.  Courtetiay,  traffic manager of   the E. &     N. Railway, with  Victoria    to Ladysmith, !> a. m.,  4  ]). in.;   Ladysmith io     Victoria, 0 a.  De Rothschild   brolher of the head of   ing.the  safe  arrival   of  the  etramer  /the appended schedule'  the. Austriuin branch of the firm, died. Senator the  first liner  of  the seas >i  this  morning.  He had  heeu seriously   to  reach   port.   No  ice  was  encoun-  ill for a leng time past,  tered in Behring sea.  LADYSMITH,.! une  9th  Geo. L.  Courtenay, Esq.,  Traffic Mgr.  E. & N. Ry.,  in., n p.  m.  1 .;!���������') ]i. 111.: Ladysmith  to Duncan, 7 a. 111., Duncan to Ladysmith, 8 a. m.; Ladysmith to Nanaimo, 0 a. m., 12 a. in., 12.30 a. nv.  '* *,-���������  ��������� ���������!  L;  ���������Al.-  ���������'W\  m  u--  ���������. '���������&  ^ ><!l  it���������  V-|vi!,l  . 'via,  -    fei,  F4 *.-*���������, I  1 'Af. f  - *���������*&  ., >5 I'M  ,"'2*  6 ���������������������������19  -  iii]  t-'l  ( Continued on Page Four.)  .--+- mmmemmm  iczn^.~niii~j"i !��������� ��������� ���������"^���������t^fff  m*  fMILV LEDGER  THE DAILY LEOGER  published   every day except Sunda*  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGEi  COMPANY.  Oftlces,  Ladysmith  and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE       .  SO cents   a  month,    $5  per  year    in  Advance.     Advertising rates on application.  TUESDAY,  JUNE   13,   UKI5.  CHRISTIANS  KHOM TURKEY  MUST  KETTRN   1IOA1I.  'I liousaiids   of  miles   from   their  na  li\e  land,      among siiangers  and   -A  most      without      ii i< nds,   live  simpli  I'hiistians     are aboard  the  Japants  steamer      Kanaguwa   Maru,   awaitiii;  de|ioit.1,1 ion   to  .mother clime  liccaus  ihcj      June   been     un.ible  to  comiici  ihe officials ol   the I niied S'ate.s in.  .tgiation      Inn can  that   they   will  in I  heroine  public chiir&is.      .Alec-lily  ho v.  nn;  tlii ii-     brads   to.-  dcc.ipiialion  :i  I he lnsi  .ipproaili of a stranger,, la  cause lliry thniK  the Ameiicau peoj I  \uiuld   i.ilhrr   hint   than   admit   llm  to this roiintiy., Hie five men li\c i  Ir.u  day In   day and refuse totalk in.  til     IIioi-oulIiIv     satislird (hat   \vh.  they say  will  not   further injure llm  or  lheir cause.        )  "< lialilraus,"   is   the     answer   th  giw  when  asked      who   they  arc an  the same wind is uacd when one as  what their     religion is.        Then th:  has!������n  to e\plain  that ages and  age  a no  Ihe  world  as  Known   to  the  je  pic.     consisted      of  a   f'"W     thousiin  .square     mill's of tcnitory about   P..  Medilei ranoau sen, anil thai  the t-oun  hy- best   known  to   the  ancients   wr  Ch;ilde.i,.Mherein  was  located   the 1"  moiis rity of      B.xb\lon,  and thai   tl  Chaldeans      weie the  favored   of  Co.  when  lhat      cit.\   was destro\ecl  afU  its people had icceived repealed wain-  niti, a������ainsl     wickedness     from   (ha  dean      Cliiislians     For     hundieiU   i  .u-.iis li'ie     Chaldeans oi    A!cstc,|ol,  iiii.iu-. oi   Kinds, as lluv aie indifti  (iillv  Known   have I ecu peiscuited h  Ihe eoni<iieiiug    Tin Us      Then enoil-  lo spiead the stoiv ol the Uilile h.n  been met   with  icbulT and piuushmeir  J(, is  lo  leu liter  the cause of  Chi is  Panily   that  the  Ine  wandeieis  ha-,  journeyed to Amctica to collect fund  u,r" Ihe    ciouion ol     a chinch e.lii e  iiiiil orphaimge in then count iv. The  h..vc U.iVi-J_(>i'      tliioiii'h  India,,  China  iind   -Japan,  sought  tlu������ lNi.mts  of A'  i-iuans    'in lho-.p iands,  picking up .  void    line and     anolhei   (here until  two of (he crowd can at least  male  ihemsehcs undeiMood.  I'oi moic than a week the missioi  ants haic 1 cen aboard the sW-ainci  K.in.i������awa Alain Ivmg at Smith's  C'o\e Tl ev v.eie examined by 1'.  inimical'on ndicials and ordered d-  j.oil.'d, but peiiiung the depart ine oi  the steamei the men are endea\oring  to apie.il the case to the hi.bei tn-  huiial at Washington, and two firms  <,f atloine\s h.ue taken up their case  in the cast 11 the men are what  1he\ puipoit to be tbe\ belong to lie  Ch.J.lean Chi'sti.nis, c.r S\io-0Mentals, ,, liaiuh ol the cliuie.li of Rome,  consisting ol those Chiif.li.uis in  \ss\ua, Alesojiianna and lei'ia who  ae'.nowledop the pope The\ aie of  Ihe r-.'istein nle and are under tlie  p.itiiaHli of P.abi Ionia, who lesides  in Mosul. They number about flfi,-  000. persons and speak either Turkish  ���������or a Syi-o-C'baldaic dialect of Aramaic;  Kurdish,  it  is,generally called.  DAY SCHOOL  Usual  subjects   taught;   also       languages,   drawing  in  pencil  and crayons,  paint ng in  oils and  water col  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons git-  en  in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  I adysmith. B. C.  I  lit 5  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, F.  O. E.     :--:        :���������:        :���������:        '���������i  Meets In the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at  7.30  p.m.    Worthy  President, B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C H. Rummings.  'Premier Haul fa in" and  "Sunshine Furnace"  Two North Wesi Premiers.  McCIary35  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  advsmifli Hardware Go  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ������������������ Pinna,  Specifications  and  De- ������������������  ������������������ tail*     furnishoU for all kinds ������������������  ������������������ of work is the CARPENTER ������������������  ������������������ Line "  | ������������������ C.   B.   ROBELEE,   Carpenter ������������������  ������������������ and Joiner,      2nd ������ve, Lady- ������������������  ������������������ smith,  B. C  ���������    ���������    ���������    ���������  ���������    ���������   ���������    ���������    ���������  AGE   NTS.      ���������   -   ���������-  Be;loving mat a baron or genuine (tv������  pound notes which he linil pic-kcel up in  the street were Imitations issued for  iidvertisiiig purposes, nn IIford (Kug-  land) lad gave them away right and  left.    Wit eel I ii u  nii.1   Walking.  In  wt'lking a  inilo- a   man  avcrne.os  2.2("1 ste'ps, hut when he rides a iiiiy-  clu of average gem- he covers a  milo  with an equivalent of only 027 stops. -  A  Wonderful   Machine.  A lace niendiiiir machine is one of  those inventions Unit seem to bo almost human. It repairs the rent in a I  piece of lace by gathering tip tho  stitches with a needle that jumps from  side to side with positive intelligence.  AVumIiIiikI""-  Thoi-e are more counties in tlie United Slates named for Washington than  for any other man. Tho capital, a state  iind two cities exceed ing 20.000 in population also bear his name.  Herpei of the Llpx.  "Breaking out" ib the popular name  given to n skin disorder -whoso technical designation is "herpes of tho  lips." The state is more than usnnl'y  disagreeable when it occurs in children. It may accompany or follow a  cold. There are countless remedies,-  and of these the simplest for liouse-  Lold use is boric acid ointment. |  ,"ecl in height. The Chevalier Scrog,  iu In-: journey to i the Peak Tencrifie  fomi.l in one of " the caverns of the  mountain, tin* heael of a giant who  had si\ty teeth and who was not less  Ui,-ii s \iy Ice I high. Tlie giant I'ar-  ae,i s,' slum h\ Orlando, Ihe nephew  of (Miarlcm.ingL', according to report-  was t u en ly- eight feet high.  In Jll.S, near SI. (icinad, was  liuiiiil the tomb of the giant Insolent,  who was tliiity feet high. In' 1500,  ne.u Rouen, Mas found a skeleton  \.ho e head helil a lii'shel of coin and  vii eh was nineteen feet in height,  ,n Id'J-i, neai t'ie castle of Dauplnne,  ti tomb was found 'W feet U)|ig 11!  teet wide and eight feci, high, on  ,v.'l..cli weie cut in grey sLone the  wilds, "Keiilole.chus Rca." 'Ihesl.eU  elon was iniitid entne, and measured  25 i leel. 10 feet acioss the shoul-  ..'nis, and d\e f~cl fiom bicastl.onc  to the hack.  I ".ui  I tance is  not  the only count ly  wlie io     u,ianl  s1 clctons hn\e boon un  o.i thed \oai   I'aleimo,  Sicily,  >n  15 Mi, was round the sKcloton of a giant thirty feet 'high whepe head was  tho size i;F a hogshead and each tooth  we mhed  Ine ounces  U.iJarNsw   Managmen  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Stiictly  Virst  Class.  Commercial Alens' headuuvrters. '  Kite Proof     Building.  NOTICE.  . Persons found usiug our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted!  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith; B.C.  Fever  Blister*.  To heal fever blusters apply a little  powdered alum.  Bulky   Vittitiiiw   C'arilfi.  Korean visiting cards measure a foot  square, while in Dahomey a wooden  board or a tree branch artistically carv-  ������d is sent to announce a visit  (M.VX'IS OF THE  OLDEN   TH1KS  'Ihe past     was moic liiolide    n  the  pio.luclK.n of     giants than  tie pics-  li t In   IRSfl      one ot   thc-e  giants  who was exhibited at Rouen was 1(1  lect high, 'and il.c giant C.Uabia,  brought, from Aial.-ia to lion.c. in  the time of.CMaudir.s Caesar, w~s the  ���������same height:. ,.Fann'uni, who lived in  the   time    of     Eur.ent 1.1., was 11  i  '^^as^s^^'^^'^c'c^v^r'*-  ^Public Mptiee  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co,   Limited,  makers  of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR.     have-for some time  past been producing flour, in a   vastly   improved   and  purified  form  bv Uie aid of RLECTRICITY  [^     and   having secured  control   of    all  the. basic patents relating therc-  \      to, take this opportunity-of advising   the   public   that   any   unauthorized users of the electrical     Hour  purifying pioccssns   will  be pro-  ������ecu ted.  Ogtlvie Flour Mills Company I^'isiited  are the  only millers in Cauudawhose   Flotnr *>.  purified by tho Electric proofs  Colds  It should be borne in mind that  every cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for the more serious diseases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and ^consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  promot cures of .this most common  ailment.' It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and V opens the  secretions, effecting.a speedy and  permanent  cure.     It  counteracts  I any tendency toward pneumonia.  - Price 25c,. Large Size 50c  \mimmmmmmmmmmmkwmmm9kw.  The City Market  R. Williamson, Prop.,  1st Ave,     Ladysniith  HOTEL DOMINION  ' '���������EUtes'fl.gS aid $1.50���������  Kiee bus to all steamboat  landiuga am.  .ailway depots.   Elertric care eveiy U  mi .ires to all par.b of   ihe ciiy.    bu  i d lublo miyxcelkd.  F. BAYN Es, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C.  HILBERT  H[NKVS NURSfRlfS  NEW CROP-  Home Grown Sl   Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD     and FLOWER  seeds. ...'":-:/'���������.'���������';  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENfAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.     Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  This    lloll-i    ll:":K     I.Cf'll   complftely  Hdiinl   and  li(il^in;; $1.00-'per  Jay.  renova teil.  I  Covering   Old Surface*  Wc have just  r.-ccived  a large shipment    of  tlie   famous  Mclmsc  Liipihl  'aiiits,   the     hist on    the marl ct at  1.7f) per Kalluii.   Wc also jliandlc'Maple Leaf  hr.md . of     vnrnishcs,   \.\\ggy  pain Is,     etc., in fact we have evcry-  IliiiiK t<> hcautif.v tlie home,  Wallpapers    from  ii'lc   to  $1.00  ]irr  Doiihlc Roll.  Pniiitinir nml   paperlianging done at  H OT B U    PR ETOR IM r":"w harry kay  J'^ar   Supplicfl   witli   the   Best-    Wines,  Liipiors and  Cigars. 1st Avenue :-:  :-: :-: Ladysmilh B.C!.  e Farmer'  at Mark   e  Geo. Roberts, JZ    X  Prop  FIRST AVEiVUE  tcher Bros.    Healers In    Pianos and  Organs .. .  Ladysmith, B. C.  Are You  Going East  The������ be sure your tickets read   via  the  (  Via the peoples' ifavorite  I  Overlands  Daily   1  1  Passengers can leave Victoria'daily  at 8 p. iu. or 11 p. in..  TICKETS SOLD TO ALL POINTS  Shortest     route to    Keinie, B. C,  and   ALL   ROOT EN AY  POINTS.      -  For rates.     folders,     sleeping car  reservations a.nd all  information call  on or address  S. (!.. YIOIIKER,     13. II. STEPHEN  (kW.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, ���������  Victoria, B.C.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellinan, Prop]:, Vancouver.)  One block fiom C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modallcd. Rates %2 per  day. Corner' Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.  F flcB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO, LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  Notice js heiehy given that at the  next sitting of the licensing Court  to he held at Ladysmith, 1 intend to  make application foi a transfcL of  the retail liquor license now held ly  me for.the premises known as,the fi-  lot Hotel, situate on Lot !), block'  121! Ladysmith, D. C, from myself to J. B. '1 nomas.  GEORGE  TIANNAY  Ladysniith, B. C, 13th May, 1005.  . t  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government      and   Yates  Ste.,  Victoria, B. O-  3  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains  Daily  The  only   line  now  makiiig    UNION  DEPOT    connections at  ST.  PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS     with        the  through     trains    from     the     Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,  THE   LOWEST  RATES,   THE  FASTEST  TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete  information  ash  your  local agent or  write,  F. W. PARKER  Genera!   Agent, I  720 2nd Ave., Seattle.  One of which is the famous "NoLtli  Coast Liui.iled,". Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Tuilman and Tourist  sleepers oh all trains. Through tickets-issued to nil paints East and  South, also Pullman ..tickets.-.issued ���������  and  berths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Parle Cheap rates from all points  Easti from Marc-fi 1st to Mx'y lfith. ;  -Steamship tickets on sale to. , ah  European points. Very low rates  now in efi'ect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For  further particulars  call  at the  oiii or phone No. tfili.  A. LV CARLTON,- C.  E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., General   Agent  Portland,  Ore. Victoria,   B.C  j       ill   i j   ������������������     f    ill ���������*m  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Railway  Time Table No. 54,   ^ TAKING  EFFECT TH URSDAY, APRIL 13, 1:03.  Northbound Southbound Northbound Sat: Sun. Southh'd  Lea\e , Daily Arrive    Leave      and  Wed.        .Arrive  A.M.     P. MT    . P. M.     P. M.  Victoria    .'     0:00 12.0C A^ictoria   4.SO   7.55  -ShawnigaH  Lal.e ..-.       10:20 10.4C Shawnigan Lai e  5.17  G.46  .Duncans       11:00   10.02 Duncan     5.55 5.55  Ladysmith  ..   11:57    9.10 Ladysmith  ....  i.....' 0.45'5.00  Nanaimo      12:40    8.20 Nanaimo      7.37  4.15  Ar.  Wellington     '   12:53 Lv 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     Ui". P. It. train No. I or at, 1.30 p. in. '  Excursion rates in effect to all points, good going Saturday and Sunday,  returning  not  later  than  Mond day.  ' *'      '  ...     \ GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic  Manager.  |     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     j  I PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OP COPPER, GOLD AND  | SILVER ORES.  I Snielting Works at J  | LADYSMITH, B.C. |  $ Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea $  | ���������  ��������� |  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON, THOS. KIDDIE.        |  I General Manager. Smelter Manager. |  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  '"DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY Pf>* ������������������:  Leave orders'at the Abhotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAUIORS  HIGH STREET..  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������j  RATKS $3 oo PER DAY  SAMPr,j ROOMS  BAR SUPPFYIEU WITH BRrT  WINKS, UIQUORS, CIGARS  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  Beat accomodation in town. .Splendid huntinif and fiahing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  THEJONES HOTEL  I      LIVERY, BOARDING AND       |  I SALES STABLES 1  ^ EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  - ���������  1     DAVID JOHNSON        ���������  I PHONE 66 LADYSMITH J  WM. MUNSIE, President  J.  W.  COBURN, Man." Director  TelephoneJ46.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufactuiere    cl���������  Rou������,h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber  la    StocL.  THE CANADIAN BANK  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAID OFFICEi TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  "V~.' ISSUIID AT THE FOLLOWINQ RATES:  $5 and under.......................    3 cents \  ������������������"-������������������Over  $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10   ���������'" " $30....... 10 centa  .'������    $30        " " $50 .. 15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C nada or a Chartered Bank  (Yulv-on excepted), and at the principal banking' poinlji 11 the United. States.  MKGOTIAM.K AT A  FIXED  RATI! A  THE CANADIAN DANK OF COMAIERG.  . LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittin   small sums of money  with saiety^'and at small   o>>t.  One Dollar Tor Day.  Goocr Table,*Good Bed and Good Bat  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, - - - LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF  LiCVENSH.  JOTICE is hereby given  that at  the  ext  sitting of  (lie  Licensing  Court  be held at Ladysmith,  1 intend to  pjily for a transfer' of  tlie retail  liquor  license     now  held by   me    'for  (lie       premises        Juiown      as     tho  Central     Hotel,      situate  on   Lot 'I,  lllock 21, Ladysmith,' B.C.," from my-  elf  to  David   II.   Davies  and       from  lie  sa'd   Central   to   the   New   AVest-  rn   Hotel,   situate   on   Lot  5,   Bloelc  8.  Ladysmith,  li.   0.  FRANK   BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B. C, May 2nd, 1905.  LADVF������*.ITH BRANCH  W.  A.   CORNWALL.  Manager.  LADYSMITH BAK6RY  BOOTS AND SHOES. AT RIGHT ���������        r    ���������  HOP LEE &  CO.  PR/C!ES- ON THE ESPLANADE.  Repairing  arid  making  to  order   .   pASTRY 0F ALL KINDS NEATLY  speciality.  THOflAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best  accommodation  for   transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  BAKED  AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.   .  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM PRODIM  This  new Hotel has been  comfort-      Orders   will   be  delivered  anywhere  ably furnished  and  the bar Is up-to- ' in the city promptly a.ud at the low-  date.     Rates  $1.00  a day    and    upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������: :���������: u-: ������*-: Ladyamltli  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on the  Esplanade.  JAS* WABNO������K, |, 5  o  V  DAILY LEDGER  '^TnJTiirf^���������"PFfif  in������** YT'wiT^  airr*' ife -ftiftwrn iMdit  Hm  ISM  ������������������  ���������**��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������<  ���������  ���������  ��������� land the N.W.T-., excepting  ^ I Territory���������A free miner   re  $*������������������$<������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������#���������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ���������������������������������������������  ������ ��������� ���������   ��������� ���������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������  ��������� ������   ������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  There is No Necessity  ������f 'sending uway, for anything    you may require in  Hardware or Garden Tools  We can supply y������ur "want* in alf  seasonable  goods such as Hoes,  Spades, Shovels, Rakes, Lawn   Mowers,  Poultry netting. Etc.  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETER50N,  Duncan,    B. C,  Jzotil^alem  Jiotel  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES  FOR COWfCIIAN  LAKE MONDAY,   WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER   DAILY.  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors.  DUNCAN,  ESTABLISHED 1878  .'    and '    QUAfllCHAH  W.P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American CYeam   Separator Co , Grant Powder Co.,  'ami B. C. Pottery Company.  Also Manufacturer ol all kinds of Feed from Home Qrown Products.  Quamichan Hotel  ���������o-  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Com  mercial Men  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fishing, Telephone connec-  I tion. i  FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  Duncans Station.  Keast's Livery &  Freighting Stables  -H. Keast, Proprietor  '*���������'���������"..     ������������������������������������  Stage leaves Mount Sicker at   7 a.m.,     returning,  leaves   Duncan  at 12:30 p.m., daily..'except      Sundays.     (Specials at, short notioe.)  XX   DUNCAN,   B.   C.   X   X  AN EASTER OPENING  FAIR'S  NEW  STORE  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  the Yukoa  may   obtain  ��������� ' only two leases of five miles each for  ��������� i a term of twenty years, renewable in  + ' the discretion of the Minister of the  ��������� Interior.  ^ j   The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of the rivei  below low water marK, and subject-  to the rights of all persons who have  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan Kiver, where the  lessee may dregde to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The  lessee  shall have a dredge  io  operation within one 'season from the  date of the lease for each five uiiles,  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 2i 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.  Thc lossec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  Jstday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge ia  operation within two years from the  date of ihe lease, and one dredge   for  I 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 mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  ength, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall he  '50 feet square.  Claims are marked by^ two legal  , osts, one at each end, bearing nc-  ices. _ Entry must be obtained with-  n ten- miles of mining .Recorder's of-  ce. One extra day allowed for each  .dilitional ten miles or fraction.  Thc person or company staking    a  ORIGIN OF SOME  FAMILIAR  PHRASES  Modern, conversation has become  something of a study, and particularly is tliis lr ue on this side of tlie  Atlantic. Slang has become almost  the classic of the country���������the pecu-'  iar contribution 0f the age lo conversation and literature���������and verily  one part of the country knows not  how the other part talks, so individual to localities lias become slang  it originates in its most viru-  * Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO,   B. C.  rianufacturers of the  Where  lent form no one can tell, but it mav  he interesting to a great many to  leamthat many of the phrases which  have grown so common through use  that in their close kinship to slang  it is (lie general impress on that tliey  arc like Topsy ami just "rowed up,"  really originated iu ihe Bible or some  well-known work of fiction. In fact  tlie Bible and is found in Deulorono-  i he very word by-word originated in  my "x.vviii, 37.  The much-tried  Job not only  gives  us  Ihe phrase "gi\cs  up  the ghost,]'  Ui I from    tlie    nineteenth chapter of  tho history of    this character we inherit the .somewhat inelegant but ex-  picsshc phrase, '-escaped  by the skin  of   his teeth/' ami from another chanter, "jou are the people."   Tlie th r-  ly-soienth  Psalm gives us  the pleasing description iismaUy applied  Lo an  egotist,     "spreading     himself like a  giceu  bay   tree."        "Attend-lo  your  own    in.snu.ss, '    is tne'onspn^g  ol,  "study     lo  do jour     own   uusiness,'  louiul in i,   'lhe.ssaloni.uis iv. 11, aim  we borrow the    phrase "sour grapes  Horn jcrcauati    asiii. 21),   \uhicii ma\  readily claiLu.    pieccdcnce ot creation  over the    fable of    the fox     and the  grapes,     ftoin  -wliicn  this  pluase is  gcneiaily      thought    to have surung.  J< rom Alark      v. n, comes " my nann.  is legion," and he who devms "kic.v'  rcau in  Acts  n. 5,  "To kick against  a modern expiession tor "object, maj  * In fBrit'sh Colunbia  S    Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed   Brewed  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops  i  1  *  t  ���������J  i  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made lo order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened  by  us al  ways gives satisfaction.   Picks  liandl ed and repaired.  Ships mittiing    in aJ1     its    ^rarities.  tlorseshoers and General Blaeksmitns.  Davie? Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -   Ladysmith, 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  OKIES,  YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET"?  STF VEINS BLOCK, QATV.cR^  F.-"  ���������ADYSmTH, 8  'the pric-hs.-' V.hen wc evclaim he is  "a niac. after my 0wn hearl.j' from  Samuel xiii. 11.     "A little bird told  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  wmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm  HORSESHOEING A SPECIALTY  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  laim must bald a free miner's carti-  ficate.  ��������� i.o discoverer of a new mine is en-  tillcd    to   a claim    of 1,000 feet in  eugth,  and  if the party consists of  gwo, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which  no royalty shall      be  '  thargen,  the rest of the party ordin- '  STATION STREET,  DUNCAN, B. C.  DUNCAN   L,vsEARLYEand STABLES  S. J. Hagan, Manager  AN IDEALTOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT    .  \  HOTEL WOMj  Tourists and sportsmen  making  this hotel  their headquarters will appreciate the excellent cuisine and service.  Electric light is fitted through  out.     There is a good   supply  of water.     No mosquilos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE .B. C.  +���������   Freighting a Specialty   -f  PRICES TlODERATE      i.--������-���������  FiRST-CLASS^TURNOUTS   %F    RIGS,    HARNESS,   HORSES-  Your patronage solicited  DUNC AN.i   B. Q.__  Telephone  in  Connection.  f   s.  5^5K_i)K^i-5|W������M������^M������^  R. B. ANDERSON  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  :  I  Pharmacist  BICYCLE AND GUN REPAIRING.     ACETYLENE   GAS  FIXTURES AND  GENERAL METAL WORKING  Fine lines, WATCHES, CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  H  1    Oddfellows Block    _������������������������������������----     - Duncan*, B.C. ^  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 he acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the gioss output.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners'  certificates may  obtain entry  for a mining location.  A free tm..<;i's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in aflvancs  $7.50 per annum for *an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company,according  to  capital.  A  free     miner,  haying  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  ������ame with  two  legal  posts,  bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  tlie line of the lode or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording a claim  is $5.  At     least  $100 must be upended  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted  by the  Minister   of     the Interior  to   locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding 1G0 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 fcc$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  ihewan 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 pow-  ary claims only  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at Ihe rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped from     the  tfukon Territory to be paid to    the  Comptroller. c���������  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining claim     on  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same miner may hold i   any  number of claims by purchase,     and  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 Value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must be obtained each year;    if  not, the claim tlt.ll be deemed to  be  abandoned,' and     open, to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may   be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices  in   the  Yukon official  Gazette.  Petroleum���������All   unappropriated   Do  minion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory,  are open to prospecting for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on the  land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width shall not exceei  thr?.q 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, '���������������,  mo," originates in the tenth chapter  ol Eceiesiastes, where it is writ-;  ten "for a bird of the air shall carry the voice and that which hath  wings shall tell-the mailer."  "The apple of his eye," comes from  tiie song of Moses found in the thirty-  seebnd chapter of Ueutoronomy,  Hroverbs gives,  "for  riches  certainlv  x  LAC/SMITH TRANSFER CO.  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  Statbles in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  WILLIAMS AN D W\SK  ������������������4>^4-4"*-������ ���������-���������-������������������"������������������������������������������������������������������������-��������������������������� 4-4"������-f-f + -*'  ���������make themselves wings," tlie parent,  of our modern "riches tcke wings,"  and "heap coals of fire upon his  head," also comes from Proverbs.  "Vanity of vanities; all is vanity,'i  "all rivers run into tlie sea," "there  is no ne\sl������ thing under the sun," and  many other household sayings come  from Ecclesiastcs. "T������* ������tes.- jre  letter than one" sprang from "two  arc better than one," found in the  same book.  The classics have given no end of  these phrases to modern slang. For  instance, we claim "pumping a man"  as distinctly our own, when in reality il comes from Ot,way's masterpiece, "Venice Preserved," which appeared in 1CS2. Thc phrase, "It's an  ill wind that blows no one any good'  is traced to a sixteenth century poet  and wafs originally written, "It is  an ill wind that turns none to good"  From the same source came "Christmas comes ' but once ^ year" and  "look before you leap." A century  later, however, lhitler wiote, "look  I'efore ever you leap." Butler also  gave- "all cry and no wcol" and  "count 'tlieir chickens en; they're  hatched."  SPRANG TO HIS DEATH  AS RESULT 6F NIGHTMARE.  New     York,.Tunc      13.���������Springing  fromjiis      bed  in a delirium  of fear  caused by nightmare, Carl A.  Claus-  sen,   a wealthy   broker,   early   today  plunged     from   lu's  bedroom   window  and    dashed   to death  on  the stone  pavement four stories below.  Flower Season  ���������)  CHRYSOPRASE���������     lemon  25c.     35c.      10c.     GOc.  PRESSED GLASS ROSE BOWLS  CUT GLASS     FLOWER VASES 75c  Will soon be at its he'ght and nice  flowers need pretty vases to shoff off  their beauty to perfection.  We have  them here in a satisfying  seleclion.  EPERGNES  like illustration, make perfect centre  pieces and need only a few flowers  to tastefully dress their graceful  branches.  $3.00  3.50   4.00    4.50   Each  CRYSTAL VASES  in excellent patterns  15c.   25c.      3jo.      GOc.     75c,  Each -  tinted���������  Ynscs  75c  Each  25c       35c.        Each  ?1 2.'.      M.in      $2.i00  Each  WEILER   BROS  VICTORIA,   B.C.  fc������s������S^^2s3������*������^Pl  PA1NTINQ,  .1  CALEDONIAN'  Leads Them    All  m QUALITY,  NOTICE.  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.   I.  EXPLORATION &   DEVELOPMENT  CO.,  LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, 13. C, May 18th, 1005.  PAPEK  ETC.  HANGING  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith   Hotel.  ,    J.   E.  SMITH,   Prop  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  -:o:-  R. P. RITHET,  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE .is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Licensing Court  to be held at Ladysmith, I intend lo  apply for a transfer of the retail liquor license now held hy me for the  premises known as the Island Home  Hotel, situate on Lot 3, Block 20,  Ladysmith, B. C, from myself to  Agnes Knight.  II.  L.   BATES.  Ladysmilh,   B.   C, May  12,   1005.  on the   claim     each year-or paid to  er is used, claims 200 feet wide may  " " be obtained.  the mining  recorder  ix   lieu thereof.  & Co.,  Ltd.  Pacific  Coast   Agency  VICTORIA, :  _;   ;-_;   ���������_;     ^  :-B.C.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Licensing Court  to be held at Ladysmith, I intend to  apply for a transfer of the,retail liquor license now held by me for tho  premises known as the Central Hotel, situate on Lot 4, Block 2fl, Ladysmith, B.C., from myself to Joseph   Pelligrnilli  FRANK BARDESONO.  .Ladysmith, B.C., May 13, 1905.'  OTICE is  hereby given that at  the  est 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,  Rlock  97,   Ladysmith,   B.   C,   from   myself  to Palniyr Tassin.  WILLIAM JOSEPH.  By his duly authorized agent,  HENRY   REIFEL.  H.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  .REPAIRING   of  all   kinds  pronmt,  attended to.     Shop on Gatacrp  ffl.it SHUfPSO  Solicitor,  Etc.  Mars 3/  {Si. Avenue    -  Loan  UDYSMITH  Ladysmith remp'e No. 5 Rathbone  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  Mrs. Kate Tate,  secretary.  m.  II.  \  Meatmarket  LADYSMITH, B. C,  %  -3  T   i.  a,> r  -mm  tf  -f- *j J J   DAILY   LEDGER  iltRI?  ^tUIM-MM'lWW���������WW^Wfff^  LOCAL ITEMS  .K *.>.*>-������������������-:..: >*-:������<* i *-, * **4; CITY MAGISTRATE i  SWS&ESSSZE'  Dr. R. B. Dier is again in' Lad}Ti  smith and can be found at. aUhburs  fit his (jlliee.on High street. I  Mi. James Duusinuir passed through  on the  noon train to Nanaimo.  If    you    see a curious  lot of men  around      Io\mi  looking  queer today,,  don't   be surprised.    They  arc      .all ���������  liuhl  ��������� hut  Oddfellows.  ,      SfORT  ,.  There  will  be a'baseball  match  on  Sunday  afternoon  next,   when   the local     team  will  meet en  the  bunker  grounds   theNana-itno   players.      A  warm game is expected.  Gel   youi   Smulay.  Colonists  Knight's.  at  ODDFELLOWS  IN LADYSMITH  Ariai'gemenls      for   the   Dominion  !  ������������������.,.���������      ...     .       _ ,., ,. , ���������..  -r,      ,  i ���������,. ,-,      , '  '" ��������� . ' ��������� i ���������   i ., he.     lollowing Oddiellows, of the  D.iv celcmation are going ahead verv ��������� , ^> <  nicely. With games and' boat races', :' ������������������'.*���������' lodges were appointed as/rep-  iiiusic iind good weather/it, should be= resenlatives at Ihe Grand Lodge 'ses-  a pleasant   holiday. ��������� ������������������'sicn. >������  ^ ' I   ' '' ':,'������������������  llaniiony   l.c,<l������e���������II.   Carroll,   representative; 1.  G.   Lowe,  alternate.  I    Banner���������'���������'!.   Manuel,   representative;  Air.   W.   W.   B.   Helnnis,   the  newly   J.  ivicMurtrie alknikiie.  appcnUd    pernor     of   the Yukon, I    P(;m,rm:auvC_T'.   Dohertv,   repre-  -i.   ~.,    ilui   ii/^nn   train   to '  senfalive,   Eli' Rowland,  alternate.  GOVERNOR OF YUKON,  P'ASSED THROUGH TODAY.  passed through ou  thc noon  train  to  \aiiaimo   from   Victoria.'   Mr. ..YIclu-  lies  was  met   at   the railway  station  by  n. number of his iiiends  in   Ladysmilh, all of whom congratulated hint  upon   his  appointment   to  so .important   an olhce as  the governorship o'i  ihe  A uKoii.   Air.   Melnncs  was unable  lo  ii.\   a dale  fer ,his .farewell'     ban-  c|iu't' wlucli his l.adysiiviih friends intend   gmiig,   hul   he   promised       to  write- down later in  the  week     and  nifoi m   ilu-ni  what day   will be   convenient. "���������'"'.'.'  On the short line yesterday- the  results of the deaths of the Chinese  bV.iIu'smai.i  A ap,   who"was'- accidental-:  Iv " '" -'     "  tiv-c. , V  Since   these representatives       were  apposed   Harmony  and   Banner  lod-  '.���������-s    have    .aiiiaViamattd,   the  first  meeting since they joined forces tak-  ling place-last evening.' Banner lodge  is now extinct, the two amalgamated being known as '..Harmony, lodge.  The representatives.' appointed lxy the  Banner Lodge are, however,, entitled  lb b:?     present  af  the Grand  Lodge  session. ���������:���������������������������-', ���������.-���������'���������'  '���������The  representatives ^f  the  various  provincial. lodges  ai rived   in  town on  ...   killed at the wharf the other day ;lllc m0rning'and pocti trains.and  the  were shown.    On  the ;N'o.  3 gang,  in '        .-���������     ������������������������������������-.'.  ...    ,,       .   ;, ,',-',;.  .   ���������    ,���������    ��������� ,���������.   '"'        session     of the Graaul  Encampment  '--charge  oi   P.   \V.   Ryan,   a Lhumman   v.       ,  named   Ching   is   working    It  seems   .opened at two o'clock this afternoon,  thai   ihe   two   Ch'inn.niei^   Ching   and I'l'omorrow'a number of   flic  visiting  Yap, 'weie old   friends   of long sfnivi- . meiri).'.���������;rs  of the  order  intriid   paying  nig     When  Cliin^ heard  yesterday of ,-.--......: ;������������������t.'  Yap's death he collapsed and for four  or live, hours was completely demented.       Tow aid    evening be recovered  somuuhil,   bm   packed   up   and   was  going  back to China.    His friends in   lime, and energy  a visit   to the Extension  mines.  The- High street  residents are -to-.  clay, devoting   a great   amount  .'.of  to  removing       Hi-:;,  of    their  strcet.   The cify street-work. foreman  has  a feaiii on   the scene' and   under  the gang, however, pufsuaded him -to |,.', ,,.��������� s  from   flu;  lower part  slai.     It      \\as   filially   shown   that  Ching  had  more  than  a friendly     interest      in   the  Chinaman   killed,  as  ,  A'ap   mved   Clung   $fi(i(j   ofVfiorrowed'j list'efforts  of   the .while  crowd   the  money   ' Me found   lhat.- A'ap had left (reck; are rapidly being remove;!. Con  money with which to  pay up, and he'sjdciMng;  thai the 'residents are units-  is  now  hack   in   gang  NO.   3 feeling   jcd. to. this kind of-work,. it  .nmsf he  i said Hi'y are doing 'remarkably well.  ���������Everybody will admit .that hois Hug  ��������� large stones is rather.;a different sort  V-iiiueh 'easier.  UNITY  ENCAMPMENT, NO.. 3. t.O.  O.  V.,   LYDYSMITH  B.C.  Al en i hers of the above named Encampment are leqiiested to meet at  the (.Mdfellows' Hall. Sunday, Juiie  lSlh,' I fid,"), al II a. ni., for the pur-  (icse cif ai lending' Memorial Services  in decorating the "graves Of deceased  pat i n 11 lis.  By   Oidei, E.   ROWLANDS,  Patriarch.  E. LOWE, ;Scribe,  To  hriu/r a cow  to   town,  put her  young calf in thc wagon,  tic the cow  to   tlie  wagon   axletree   with   a stout,  rope, get b'C'hind  Uic cow. and jogiber  aldn<v. while- the driver cheerfully ambles  his  team   townwards.    Air:     .1.  Thomas  believed  all   this  yesterday,  and   made the  usual  calculations and  preparations.       Tlie  cow   broke   the  tow,   the calf jumped  out of the wagon,   ihe driver  became  excited,  Air.  .Thomas said  "I  vow" several times^  etc    Today,  reinforced by a c-vupl-eof  men   oh   horseback   armed   with- liar-'  poc.ns and whaling lines, he has gone  down   lo  the   ranch  afier   that, cow,  and     the    question     is,      "will     he  get her?'''  of   otcupat-io:i   h:r'measuring out       ;v  yard and a hall of cafico,  taking out.  or'-putting in  a 1) i>th,  weil.ling scissors     and  razors,  dispi ining drugs,  entertaining with a. sweet, smil.: numerous guests, sellie';p; 'pools, disposing  if     iiardware,   etc.,   etc.    Realizing  ibis,      nobody  will  hear  with great  surprise      that the  army  of willing  wor' ers managed to tip a toji-weiyhl  of slone  on  the tehmsfcer's  tor;    this  morning. ���������  NOTICE  The Rathbone Sisters' mei^ting will  Lo, held in Nicholson's hall, aj (nve the  Ban!-', tomorrow evening, Wednesday,  Jin- 11 th. All members -are rc-  cjuo.-iic'.i to attend. Installation of  officers:":. '- '   KATE TATE,  -Af. of R: i    c.  ..:  QUESTION SETTLED  (Continued from Page One:)  2.30, p;' in.,'7-p.  in.,   11.30;      Nanainio to Laihsniith,     8.15 a.: in., .10.30  a., in.,  1   p.  m., 3 u.ni.',  4.15  p. ui.,  Thanking'   you in anticipation for a  reply jjv return.  ':.''.   A'ours very truly-.  JOHN W.  COBLRN  Chairman Transportation com.  Air:. Coburn stated, that Air. Court  enay   had assured     him that, any arrangement made by himself would lie  carried,-   out   by the , C.'IV'.R.-  Air.  Coburn  also    tbouglt it would be a  ��������� good idea lo    run an excursion fro>  v t-.ncouver.   lie     said lie'.remembered  one year     when this    wrs done with  great success, and thought even though the    terminal     city was celebrating on the same day a crowd would  probably     come    over.   Upon a motion by Alrr.     Simpson, seconded by  Mr,     Koreimmer,      Air.   Coburn, was  asked to see the shipping authorities  in     Vancouver     and endeavor  to arrange to have an excursion boat'run  from that city ..on Celebral in Day.  if was ..moved . by Air. Totciininer,  seconded by'Air. Geo;' -Hannay, that  ���������the train schedule as read by the  Mayor be', adopted'.     Carried.  ii!ir. I'oreiiniucr -reported thai whiU;  in Vanccuner he'hud'seen a cup which  i.e iliouglit wcjiini i.c very sui'tahtc  u.r iHe pu.e Kir l...e e.agio uaseiuiil.  The; same     was being kept aside foi  li.C CvjiiiiiiUtc'v.- .11 1.11w.% cnosu ' to 'pui-  ciiase it.    .���������'���������  , ;..r. .tauiiiierson staled-that throu^i.  .-.ume liiisuhueis land ing he had bec-i.  iCi^rWci as saving .ili.it ne had iiaci-  viewed some of the local baseballcis  ami  tncy iiad exprcsjcu a wiilitigiie.->.s  Iu    CylU'ilm. lo    ;r,^u.Uii    Ol     tllC '.'.|j'l'l'������.C,  blioutil" tliey win ii, to:' u.e g.i/..n..  iL.iin.->.  . no c.^.taiUi-u   i.'iiai  i.v s������v������v' .it.i.  j\ioii.s.,n and   . t:.at lie haa'reiiiar.vv..  'O       ������������������ ������������������-..-,      .������������������..-..  i.nai stjuie of the.men ���������> were willing  iu- i.ij-' i n.S. i re,    ino  s^cai.ci ,....-.  a..l,     , liuei .itN.Cvi   a"V   Ot   Lne   (.lave. .--  oli  l,he ((in Si ion      at ail.  ' tee how   lu.  (lcisii.v���������i>t...u,   l.ho       1/usii.al.eiS   \\i\.  not   wilting  to eonl i'l.)ulea.ii\ lining  o  I..CU'   \������ ii.iiill^s   to  tlie ii.ml.  A long iii.-,cussion arose over thi:-  (|ii<.'4il-toii,-some cif the 'members pres-  eiit expi'trssing , Hie ..opinion that the  Lasei.ail niatcn should be-'cut out. 11  was eventually, settled by-'tlie.-.coin-  iintice deciding lo appoint a ''cominit  tee of two to; interview the baseball  ���������fiipt-ain and iind, out if the ;teau.  would .eontriliiite n .portion of t'ui  pri/i- if they won tlie"match, to the  funds, this same..committee to report  to ihe sports coiiimittee,and tlie latter to the general committee at a  meet ingto be held on Wednesday 'next,  after which . I lie general .committee,  will decide how to aei iii tlie.matler.  The coiiiniitfec of two appoinlei  were.Messrs. '���������;.!. Tate and .11. Thorn-  ley.'-'. - ';..-���������'----'--'..:.���������:..,,-���������-'-.',..'������������������..:,,;,:';'':,  The matter of getting the .subscription from the nine employees wafs  brought up and left over lor the nest  .liieif'ng. .      . -.._  Air. Fraser on behalf of printing  committee reported  progress.  Air. Geo. Harn.iy reported that up  to the present he had collected $20  from the loggers. He had only a'f  yet.been to Camp 5. He iulendel  visiting thc other camps  shortly.'",  The next, general committee meet:  ing- takes place in Air. R. Simpson's  ollice1 tomorrow evening-at 8 o'clock  LADIES AND  GHILDRENS'  SUMMER  VESTS  15c Each  LADIES'  SUMMER  VESTS  50c. fach  ���������' "   "r ���������"  ss  Ah  Wing ^ 6o,  (Vlerchant Tailors  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Made lo  Ordsr.  PERFECT FIT GUAR.V\fr": '.A  LADYSMITH,   B.   C.  CORREEPCNEENCE  DRYSDILE-STEVEHSON  Go.   Ladysmith  BALL  FRUIT JARS  ..fti:  '���������  MASON'S PATENT  Iiditor  Ledger,  Sii ,���������  Re  the letter in  yesterday's  issue  sig-ned by Citizen.,  lie wants to know  why there were no more letters    in  your paper.   As far as I l.now Islander    o/uil    writing   ,   I answered  him  last.  .1 wish to  impress, citizen, that  I never had a political job igol, through  political  friends.    Island  fnin   in  what  1 said  in   my recent   letters.    I  can prove cvci y word  of it and    another thing, I  was not afraif lo sign  my name to it.    f am not  afraid  of  meeting any Waterloo as long as     I  loll   the truth, I.don't intend in     future ly  take any   notice whatever of  any article without the writer's name  is attached to il.  In regards; to Geo.  Hannay &  Co., be has a vci y   large  company here, and you know il.     It  is so large  that  they ruled yo'-ir election out of order iu hailysmith, both  Willi   Ralph   Smith  and   the   Provincial candidates.  I have int done anything   wrong   to  make   my   company  cunt      me,   and   1 warn   you,   Citizen,  that     this      Company   is     installing  branches  in every city and  village in  tlie Dominion of Canada, also       the'  world over. We will -be able to treat  "your Company" a little bvlter whrn.  we get the Socialist paper started in  this city.  I   think The  f.cdocr is encouragling  lh?,se   personal  letters,   without   any  Hume  to  them.  Of course,   it   means  a few more papers are sold, but  if-jt  ooiitinuts,   we  shall   see   how  strong  the ("Company) is ,to prevent, it,  A'ours  Truly,  GEO.   HAN'NAY, '  AT THE  AHBOTSFORD.  A.. II.   Adam,   Vancouver.  T.   F   NivlanciSi.   Vancouver.  If.  .1.  Rayin?r,   Ro'Ssland.  W.   II.   Wfclch,   Yawouver.  I\   R.  McDonald,  Rossl;:n.l.  I).   (1.   Dailey,   Nanaimo.  G.   C.   Howell,   Victoria.  C.   Master,   Victoria.  ('.   Warn-n,  Golden.  II.   H.   Giinioiir,   Vancouver.  ��������� i.   R.   Webster,   VantViver.  ��������� I.   Armstrong,  Vancouver.  II.   II.  Tucker,  Tort   Tovviisend.  (!.   I!.   Mead,   I'hoeiiix.  .J.   I'.ell,  Victoria.  1.   Al.   Mrayshaw,   Victoria.  'I li -s.   liooz,   \'icl   ria.  R.   A.  Sin'ilb,  Magic.  I).   Iv MacKeii/ic, New Westmiiisler  T.  i).  Aluir,   New   Westminster.  I'.   Denilistcr,   Victoria.  T.   I'lmlile,   Rosslued.  T.   Gavey.,   Vieioiia.  A .   H. ii It-rso!>,   \'i'-lnria.  I*.  G. Cucllip,  Vic-toria.  Stoves  We. are mnkin? them of thi Nuw.st'  Styles.  Stoves  Pattern and Late>  WE DO ALL KINDS Of I'OU NDRY  WORK  Our Prices are Re so:u, ble  SEE  OUR    NEW STOVES   IN   I1LAIR  AND  ADAM'S  WINDOWS.  LADYSniTH IRON & STOVE WORKS, CO.i'i-TD.  |>INTS      !������0c.    do/..  QUARTS    111.00  doz.  -   MALI) GALLONS $l.:Wf. doz.  JELLY   G.i.ASSSES fiOc.   doz  200 -do'/en just in  Rubber Rings for fruit jare.  BLAIB AND &D&M.  'PHONE 2-1. LAD VSM IT;'  NEW POTATOES  RECEIVED   THIS   MORNING   SOME   FLXE  POTATOES.  GROWN   IN   CEI)  AR   DIS'l'RICTf  W. T. HEDDLE   CO.  Williams'Block  Ladysniith  ParticularGrocerg.  Telephone   I  . Moating and   regalia  shirts  af    Si- |     On  .JuueJIth,  ,15th,   Kith, and 17Hi  uioii   l.c-iser &  Co.'s  Ltd. j the     Northern Pacific     Railway Co.,  ��������� ��������� v.fib.ell  round  trip  rails  to all   Easl-  eru points at      verv low rales.     Go-  Those   people   who   require   Ihe   s:-r- ��������� .^ |im|.(      MJ|i(i(y  ;,.iys       F()r .,���������  jn_  vices   of  a good   dentist   will   do   well   .formation     up] ly  lo ollice, Corner o  to call  on |)r.   IL   P.   Die,:,   wl-,-,  from ^al('s lV   ������<������������ rnnirnl. ������������������*������������.  Victor  i ia,  M.  ('.  now  on  can  be .fcjiincl  at  his  ol.'.ce nn  lliidi   street   at   all   hours.  TIDE  TAMI.E.  WEDNI-ISDAV,  .ICNE   1-llb.  High  Tide Low Tide.  !l.2l"  S!-I..'if) 0.10.  ARCH   DC ICE  OP   AUSTRIA  DIED THIS  MORNING.  Vienna,   June ��������� .1.3.���������Arch   Duke  Joseph  of      Austria died  this   morning.  He  was bron in 1823.   Joseph Clias.  l.ouis,      Aieh  Duke  of   Austria,  and  Royal   Prince of  Hungary,   was  born  ���������at   1'rcsshurj.h,   Hungary,   March  2nd,  1833.    He had always been  known as  . he       I lung'.uian   Archduke   and   was  deeply   loved  by   the  Hungarian  people.    Archduke Joseph   was   a s> in   of  ihe last but one paint in f,f Hungary.  He  was educated  in   Hungary as     a  Hi n;aririii,      and   m   the   Hungarian  spirit.    In   IS In   Archluke  Joseph  en-  fert'd his     father's Huzzar regiment,  and      -kk-gaii his experience  cif acl-ive  service.    Retiring from  the  wars, J ������  eph   was made coinniMii ler-in-chief of  the   Hungariiui  "Ronved" and  he held"  this  posi-tioii until  his death.  J.PIERCYJND CO.  WHOLESALE DRAG GODS.  Victoria, *B. C.  Manufacturers of the .Celebrate*  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS, '   '  SHIRTS, ETC.  Ladysmith Boat Byin;  not  SNAPS  We are selling at reduced prices ma  ny articles which will please our customers both as regards  quality and  price  SUMMER WEARING APPAREL   .     >  NEGLIGEE SHIRTS   ���������        '       ���������        ,  '      MENS" NECKWEAR     -  SOCKS  Special value in Mens' Summer  Vests; We want to fit you out for  July 1st, and our latest arrival of  Mens* Shoes and Hats enable us to  dp justice to your wants.  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd,  GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  SMELTER  RETURNS  The returns of last, month's snirlt-  1 ing, as shown by the following official stalemcnl of the Tyeo Copper,  Company ni Tyce ore shows the hi^h  ftratle  of   the  copper   properties      of  j this     section   of   Vancouver   Island.  Regular    mnnllily  reporLs   from   the  _ Company showiiift,'as Ihey do, regular profits for the stockholders, o;o  lo show wli'.it safe, conservative man  agenient,   will   do   for   a mining   com-  1 pi ny.   The #vee stockholders are certainly    lo   be  congralulMi;-.!   on   '.he  fact, that  their interests are so carefully  look-ekl  after by those in authority and netin������   for  the Company.  II  is easy    lo spend  money  in  in ning,  bill   successful   management. Is  not. ivs  often seen as could  le wislu-cl  for hy*  those having  ihe ������oni] of the mining  industry     in   the   Province  at.  heart.  The  monihly   report  is as  follows:  The Tjec siiK-lkr ran eight days  during May, and smelted 1 ,f������01 l<>n^  of/l'yec Ore, giving a return aftei de.  13 ducting freight and ivtining clxirgiS,  H of S2.T,07O.O(l'- The short run was .owing to- the instullfttion of h.mv machine) v.  W.G. Fraser  MerchantTailor,  (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand Call early and  get your choice.  Odd* and Ends  WATCH THIS SPACE-IT WILL P  AY  YOU     SOMETHING      CUT'IN  TWO EVERY DAY.  THIS WEEK  IT WILL BE -TUG S. -    AT   . BEAUTIFUL   BLUE   AND  WHITE QUART JUG FOR  25c  LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd  Charlie   Dunn  y  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS .1UST ARRIVED.  Chailes Dviiii. of the above firin, visits Ladysmith every Sunday for the  piii pose of taking measurements and seeing customers personally. May  he seen at the. Hotels. We guarantee all stock and. a perfect fit at tho  lowest possible lates. Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $4.00 up. All  Hand-made.- Full line of the Latest supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.  Dunn. ~ ��������� *  REAL   ESTATE  HkR, L'FE AND ACCIDENT INSURAW   E  RKNTa  COLLI C! ID  DEEDS,   WILLS,   MORTGAGES,   CONTRACTS     AND   AGREEMENTS  DRAWN.  Launch and Pleasure Duals of all  descriptions for Hire. Duals built  Lo order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  } Speciality.  IIARRUP  AND  IIAYEDW..   -  I'.OAT     DUILDERS.  FRESH TABLE BERRIES RECEIVED DAILY    |  Leave your orders early for Preserving Ber  nes.  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.   ���������������������������   _   _   _   TELEPHONE   6-7  Tenders will be received up to .Tune  I),   l!lli!i,  foi   painting,  papering etc.,  Port land -Hotel.      The lowest or am  fender not necessarily accepted..  Apply to,  JOHN  IVIA'V  Ladysmith, TL C.  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN SOAP  ll  Photographs.���������-Today and until Ar������ hi  (layr".Iiine Pith, the studio will', e op  en at Ladysmith. Oab'tnets $2.f/i per  dejzen and up.  FRICKE & SCHENCK  Stmd'a  good chance to win a  GRAMOPHONE  Every  2"i-Cei)t  purchase  ol' White    Swan     Soap     entitles you  to a  ticket in the drawing for this high.grade gramophone.  JOHN STL WART  CON\ EYANCING  P.-O. Box 263  ���������������������������NOTARY    !'!  I'-LUJ.  ^���������CLOCKS'       bargains        CLOCKS !  4  1 ������������������ - ���������,  jl ' el est received     a shipment  of all kinds of clocks that we will clear    y  S at low prices                                   '. !  I     ���������                       ���������   ;  !..i  IS   I'     :    3  |     EIGHT  DAY   STRIKING   CLOCK    :...      .........    $:i.0il     |  \ EIGHT  DAY  STRIKING   CLOCK   (with   alarm   attached)  ' $3.50     |  I-    REPEATING���������.' NICKLE   .M..-V.KM  CLOCK   ; ,  'J1.75  "*��������� REGULAR   NICKLE    ALAR^   CLOCK                                          Jl.00  ALL  THESE  CLOCKS    \KE    PROM     THE   BEST  AMERICAN  '' FACTORIES   AND   ARE    .rjARANTEED      TO      KEEP      GOOD  4 TIME.  a  B.FORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  I First Avenue,   XXX- Ladysmith,   B. C  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  ATI  work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  Hi?}hSt. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  *  WORLD'S  RECORD BROKEN  FOR THE MOTOR  CYCLE.  Ogden,  June 13.���������The world's competitive  five-mile  motor cycle  record  has been  broken  by E;   B.   Tfeagren,  ,o7  Salt Lake      City,  on the  Greenwood track.   The   lime was .'?.")!) 3-5,  which  is  23   15  seeo.r.ls  faster thai:  llv.igreii's       i'ormer   woi l-d's  'record,  made in Sail   Late City  last June.  . ������������������������i��������� ���������__  Sunday Examiner, New York Jour  rial, New York World.  For sale     a  |  Knight's bocjtc store.  /

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