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 .'  cv  .3^ ^������  f DUNCANS. &    {  LADSYfllTH |  ^^~^^-M*-^**^*>'X-**W-^-^  Fhe Daily  WcTOB^  DGER  -fr+^^-H ���������!������������������ 1 ������������������ ���������! 4���������!��������� 4���������!���������������������������!��������� ������������������!��������������������������� H-Hr-H-*-*^-;  LADYSMITH  & DUNCANS  I *  VOL. 2,  MONDAY, JUNE ]!>,  1905.  PRICE FIVE ; 3115  WILL ACCEPT GER-  - MANY'S INVITATION  M. Rouvier  Has  Consented  Take Part in a Conference  on Morocco  to  LADYSMITH  CASE  TO TUESDAY  r  O _i '���������  *  Indications Point, "to German Sue  cess in Great Diplomatic  '   Battle        ^   i  A Close Game Resulted in  i  Defeat of Home  Players  Match Was Witnessed by  a Fair Crowd on Bunker  Grounds  Barrister  Another Hearing Was Out  of Order  CONDITIONS AT NANAIMO DISCUSSED BY PARKER WILLIAMS  Berlin,   June   lO.-Premicr* Rouvicr  also .accept., A great diplomaticUat-  lias    informed Prince, RandHi-n,  the -'tie is in progress,.,wUh /he lirotoLU-  l German ambassador at Paris,    that  ities leaning toward" Gcfmiin'-'success.-  Prance is  inclined to accept the Invi- |    A    Paris despatch says: ,, Official  -.      * , , ,   ! quarters here today show a feeling,of  ���������lation to take part in the proposed  ^.^ ^ JonHdcncV Sonceruih&>r  f ���������conference on Morocco  provided  the  'eaI._jr a(jjiiS(mciit ,of-.1the,,Fiianeo:Ger-i  German and  French governments can  man controMsrsy, which is in marked  reach  a mutually  satisfactory   agree- contrast  with  the agitation  and  dement as to the precise points to be    prcssion of,the last week. ^11 Ls deii-  considered  by  the conference,      'ihe 'nitely    stated /that*' the., negotiations;;  I) conviction exists   that  France       and   between Premier R-ouvi_ertand_,_I?riiicc  Germany  will hc able to agree ,upon  Radolin,   (he     German .amfcassailbr,  this     programme.   Although  earnest    gju. promise of  accord   within      the.  differences  of  view arc yet to  be ic- 'present wee!-:.    It   doubtless will    he  If conoiled,  the aiithorative judgment of _ for an international.conference     with  the foreign)office is that  they will all [ the ease ch-aily "dciined_ s'-:i as nol   to  >be  overcome   by   negotiations.       M. 'give  the  slightest'  prejudice  to  such  j'/Rouvier  has   thus  yielded  to  Prince  'inlercs'ts or ;-p,ftations,_l)iil rather lo  D Von BueloV on  two essential  points 'supplement  the   international   agree-'  oiii. which M.  Delcasse, .former foreign ; monts     l<'raucc*dias*-hcretofpre'made;  w, ininisier,   had  refused   the invitation"!The conv  -to lake part in a Morocco conferc.ne , vier  M.-Rouvier first consented to reopsii _cecding ju a most friendly spirit   on  !he question, and second,  agreed   to I both sides.- -A������singular'development-.  on vernations'  bpt wecn-J M] Jlp"-%  aiul 'Prince. R������T.ndl^liii\are\pi"ro-  ? take part in  the conference provided^ 0f tlie^situalionfis^theTatt,itude.  the protocol  is in conformity        i '���������'���������  1 French   interest's.      This  will   he      -  ���������* cepted by Germany, which will     m-  x it' the deli* fcraUons of the con fere ue.  Great Britain, supporting France, al-  ' so refused to join the proposed   conference,-but Foreign Secretary Lans-  dowiie.      it     is   understood,   said  if  France ��������� accepted"   Great   Britain   will corning  the'foreign''policy' of France.  M. J auras, who. joins liamls. ,*������[_. th the  Nationalists in resisting Jliny extirmt*,'  demands Vf Germany. ''The .Socialists'  herotffSre    ,-have  been*- [foremost in  seeking a Franco^Gorinainrcapprcfaclt-  menl,     -hul 'they now .maintain that  this'���������usentimenlcsshould Jnpl jdeUd, Germany to dictate her own  ierms con-  '9  CELESTIALS VS.    INVINCIBLE  AMERICANS  Chinese   Deckle   to   Circu  late Anti-American  Literature  I  ATLANTIC  She    Won    the    Auxiliary  Yacht Race From Dover  . to Heligoland  Nanaimo vanquished thc local base-  hall   players  yesterday   afternoon.   8  jo 5 was the     score.   Although they  lost "yesterday thc home men showed  themselves to lie somewhat improved  since     their match with Vhciiiainus a  few    weeks     ago.      They-     were up  against    a,  stronger team than C-he-  -niainus    can     put" up, and while the  play was fairly close throughout the  game,  that of thc Nanaimo men was  more - finished.      The ��������� Kerr brothers  showed up well as** the Ladysmith battery,  and sometimes during the game  did brilliant     work.   The Ladysmith  men  are  a good  deal  weaker  in    the  field  than their victorious opponents  of yesterday. u-  The field was in a poor state for  playing, the 'dust laying very thick,  and becoming a nuisance to both  players and ��������� spectators whenever the  slightest wind blew.' The crowd present was rather small, but an orderly  and interested one, but nothing in  this match caused'any excitement.  c Nanaimo scored four runs in.their  jfirst innings,, and after that, until  their seventh no further score was  made by thc visitors.  ��������� ��������� Herd and Turner formed the visiting ,battery.  .Nanaimo went in first. Gordon  scored the first on an error by Thorn  as". Three more /uns were made by  Blundell, Turner and Hurd eti errors  homo team and good hitting.  Ladysmith was put out in order  and Nanaimo in their second lollow-  cil in the same way.  Lavlysmiih z. lviunsie made 1st on  Blunder's"iwUd throw. Clarke -h-rougiib  Mimsic home, and Turner s erior  iHoug*iiii uuiib-ar nome. oiam-e reached sk-coiicT aim scored the uiiru run  lor jjadysiuiih on Whites hit, anu  The innings emiL-u  four in la\or of the  ae^rindwasout Mr. Williams Gives His Views on Various Sub^  jects of Interest, Among Others, the Present  Conditions in Nanaimo  Also Discusses the Provincial Act Giving His Understanding of the Eighb'Hour Law as Lately  Amended, and Results Expected  That Being  Once  Acquit  ted He  Could Not  be  Ttied on Same Charge1  Tien Tsin, June 10.���������Two import- Island of Heligoland, June 19.���������  ant meetings were held yesterday in' The American schooner yacht Atlan-  the native city in connection with the !Uc W(m . lho ricb ' for auxiliary  anti-American propaganda.  The meet- i Heligoland, ;  ings    were attended bv six hundred  Z  students,     representing"    20  ccllegcs., completing theL course injH ho*.rS,2(;  Ten ". resoiutiiMis    were     passed,  of "��������� mm-utes and"24 seconds.'  which; the most important were the  |    The annual sailing race', from Dover  ���������following:      To  boycott     American' ;to ;.' Heli^io-iandl^wasfx wSh^bvvtho?  goods, to stimulate Chinese nmniifac-  ���������.^'wat-Q won ���������  turers; to circulate 'anti-American literature and  record results. -  Other bodies representing" 200 members  from  tli3 commercial, guilds  of  17 provinces, have signed agreements  under a mutual  bond  to  forfeit .50,-  000 tacls if any  member is reported.  schoonc-r "ya'ch'K Siis*a"*ii'ne"-'"(owiicd by O.;  iHuldsciiinslvy^'c-f'iCiernian-i') Tnc\'time'  'was* 10 hours-**':*i3':"-minutesfL*io ���������* seconds. 'Jhe..yawl .T.herse,.iO\yned by  Feli x .Si ni on," ofv Get hi -any,'' was' sec--'  ond in 40: hours,- S8".*-.minutes 30 seconds, j   The. American  built, .schooner  purchasing American goods, the Pekin   yacht.Nayahdc,..ownpl by  Goo.     W.  guilds  circulating   10,0( 0   copies  the agreement.  VICTIM OF  MUEDER  of Watjens, . .of ^.-Gerniany, --,, was ..third,  time;' .���������12;-'houi's-,-; 28 Jini nates, V52 sec- ;  onds, r.n.l the British schooner yacht  Sunshine, owned by L.' 11. .Salomon,  was dth_ t-ime, 42 hours,' 43 .minutes,  48 seconds. ;._   "  The decision ��������� of the judges is that  Susanna wins (he annual Dpver-lleli-  goland race with the: T.hercse second  and.     the   N'avahoe   third.    I'Impcror  Winnipeg,   .Man.,   .June   IS.���������It   has  come  to  lift-ht  that .lohn Whit taker,  of Neeby,  Assa.,  who was supposed  t-o have 'been Killed by a kick from a  horse on .June 1st, was the victim-of  a brutal   murder.    Suspicion   of   foul  play led to a coroner's -inquest     and  post mortem showed that.death   was  caused by a gunshot wound. A young  Norwegian,   named  1'ctcr  Nise,   aged  15, was charged  with  the   crime   and  has made a confession.  EMPEROR NICHOLAS  RECEIVES   ZEMSTVOS.  St. Petersburg, June 19.���������Emperor  Nicholas received tlie. Zemstvos' deputation Uiis morning.  o ���������  SUFFERING FROM HEAT  IN  NEW YORK   CITY.  New York,   June 1!).���������Showers  and  a change    in    the wind  early   today  greatly  reduced  the temperature  and  excessive    heat  from which   Greater  New  York  sweltered  throughout   the  Sabjbath.   Nowhers in Un*. city     was  the suffering so (intense as in the cast  side    tenement section,  where  little  preparation    had    licen  made for  it.  Ordinateily such days do not come until early in July.  William  was  Lo have, seen  the finish,  but remained on   board  the imperial  yacht llohoir/.oll.ei'n at   Cuxliaven.    on  account, of  the thick fog prevailing.  A -POO  POISONER AT WORK  .   IN -SEATTLE.  Within      a week   twelve   fincly-ined-  dogs  worth  in   the aggregate $5,000  have bcein  poisoned  in  Seattle,     and  attempts  have been  made  to poison  others.   Most of these  dogs  were at  the   training  quarters  of  Mr.   Svend  Hansen,   who makes a'business       of  training hunting .dogs.   Kitsap Juno,  an      English   pointer,   a bench   show  winner,   was   the  last victim.       Its  owner, Capt. Swift, valued it at over $f.0'l.    A  man named Adam I-lailiter is charged with putting arsenic in  meat where  the dogs would get ik  Attention is called to Ihe advertisement of .J. Kemp, in. this issue.  i\lr. Kemp, who uses the Leigh sta-  blrs, is in shape to do good and reliable work al any time iii the express or IcamiiiiT line, also sells and  delivers wood at reasonable rates.  Mr. Kemp solicits' a share of the pu|bl������  lie  patronage.  ���������iV  1< rieiut s      error  wiili    three to  visitors.  ������������������ in lhe third, fourth, fifth and sixth  nciltier siUe scored am additional A-"*r  tno piay in eacn of tuese innings being \-eiy close, piU-iruig oi Votn -.earns  good and tickling creuiiaiJe.  iNaiiaimo V. j.o.,ce came fust on  Aluinsic's error, nerd singled, baio  hit to centre, and Thomas' erroL  brought Herd home. Thc innings  brouo-nl Naiialnioi s score to 5.  La-aysmith 7, Clarke struck out,  White singled,* J. Kerr lined out another single,>'and White. gained third  on; that .-'Chit.'���������'������������������white, came home on  ilanuePs ^"hit/ to left Held, and J.  Keir "���������reached third, an overthrow by  a -Nanaimo player let J. lver'r in,  making the score even, live all.  j Nanamio 8. Steele retired by  White's throw to first.^ Friend lined  out a single and Blundell made a two  bagger. Friend gained third on loose  play of home team, and Blundell and  Friend cahie home on Farmer's hit,  ,to left, Turner singled and Farmer  reached thi rd^and Turner second on  pass. Farmer was put out at the  plate, and Turner gained home on an  overthrow. Morrison returned the  side. This innings brought the visitor's score to S against Ladysmith's  5. .  After this  neither team  made runs  but  play continued very close.  TEAMS.  Ladysmith��������� T. White, 3rd base; J.  Kerr,   pitcher;     IJ.'W.   Manuel,      1st  base;       IL A.     Morrison, 2nd base;  Thomas, centre field;    S, Kerr, catcher;  Munsie,  short stop;    J.   DuitlAr,  left field;    E. Clarke, right field. _  Nanaimo.���������Gordon, left      field;  Steele,     1st   base;       Friend, centre  field;       Blundell,   . s.hort stopj_   Farmer, 2nd    base;       Turner,    catcher;  Boyce,  right     field;      Herd, pitcher;  Balo, 3rd baso.  Referee,  P. Fletcher.   + -  WOMAN  COMMITS SUICIDE  LY   EATING   MATCHES.  Winnipeg',   Man.,   June  10.���������   Mrs.  Roadltouse,      who  lives seven  miles  north of Gilbert plains, poisaiJ*l herself by eating matches.    She was  of  unsound mind.  Williain, IIannay, who was arrested on Saturday on the same charge  on which he appealed before Justices Matheson and Allan on Wednesday last and was dismissed was  again brought before the above J.  P's at the City Hall on Saturday  night. The charge Avas brought by  thc city.  Mr. Russell Simpsoif~again appeared for the defense. lie requested  their woiships to hear an argument  on a     rq,uestion of jurisdiction.    Mrf  Simpson     contended that    the court  had    no right r- to try the case.    He  pleaded that the     prisoner was- rre-  viously tried on the same charge and  was acquitted by the court.   He was  therefore  free  and could -not he  again i  brought into     the court on the same  charge.    The   barrister  quoted     au-  thoritiies     and contended     that, the  court had r.ow no jurisdiction in-this  matter.  Justice Matheson was not convinc- i  ed of  not 1  brought  befoie  J.P's.  Mr.  Simj son contended that having  gone into the evidence on Wednesday j.|]g th(J g()o(| wealher  the Justices had     assuredly tried the   is Q( ^ opinion thal a sociaiist can-  case.     They     had dismissed  the ac- i(]i(lale wil]|_,c in  <.,_,c field) it being a  cused, and he    argued the case could 'ca_ni)aii;__  of education,  and  if   they  not be heard again.  The counsel     heing unable to con  Parker Williams, member for New- | In speaking of the quick moves  castle Distuct, spent the night in made in adjourning last winter, Mr.  ihe city and was a welcome caller at .Williams siatcd that there was cn-  Thc Lcdgei ollice  today.  lie was in- ough of the disatisficd members vot-  with  the government to easily  * ,   ,, . ,    ,   postponed  rf this,   lie thought, this case had  ]-f> much  been  liied,      il  having only been  Canv,is    ,  duccd  to give his views  on subjects  'of interest  to h.-is constituents      as  ' well as to icsi'dents of iVatnaimo. '"  i    Mr.    Williams  was  here  iu attendance upon a meeting of thd Socialist  committee  h?ld   last   evening   at   Al-  dciman   Blaii-s   house.    No  business  of    impfi laucc     was___discussed   and  nc-ll'iing (jf public  interest  look place.  As  to   whether or not   the  Socialists   run   a candidate  in   Alberni  depends largely upon tho  time the election   is called.    If   it   is called  soon,  they will  not  likely  do so.  If it  is  postponed  until   next  winter  it will  mr-re   expensive  making     a  id there may be no attempt  made to elect a Socialist.  But if the  election   tales  place  in  trie Tall, dur-  Mr.  Williams  ing  have turned the majority into a  mino'rity. Messrs. McGowcn, oi  Vancouver, Fraser of Grand Forks,,  and Stratford of the Similkameen,  were among tlie number. Mr. J.  Houston did not arrive in Victoria ,  until   the Monday  following adjourn-.  neutralizes the other. He thinks the  Federation unicn will at any time  go to work, but it must be at the  old scale and observing the newr regulations. Conditions do not, Mr. Williams thinks, look favorable for an  early  settlement.  Mr.   Williams,   when asked  what is  being done al out the test cases lately dismissed  by  the Ladysmith  Justices of Peace, stated J^iat Mr. Haw-  thornthwaite "was looking after that  matter and he  (Mr. Williams) could  ment.. If he had arrived sooner there ��������� not state the present- conditions,   but  miyht have been a different story to  tell about  the adjournment.  , "There will be no change in conditions     at Nanaimo  for slime time,  says Mr. Williams.   '���������The company has  some work to do in the way of in- ���������  stalling machinery, new pumps, etc.,  but 4his is not making any difference  he added, "the statement that the  bill is defective because the term  ���������not an offence' is not stated, is not,  I belieie, tenable. If, however, it  is," said Mr. Williams, 'Hh-en the  Province can not pass eight-hour legislation and provide for its enforcement, for the Attorney-General called! a-tteji lion last x-inlcr distinctly ^o  the court,     requested an ad- I  in    conditions. The Western Federa  .tion  is  recognized  by the  Company, ithe fact  that the Dominion govern  yet some of their officers, good jnen, ment    insisted   that  the  Provincial  too, were let out.   Thc secretary of government could not insert such- a  the United   Mine Woik-.-rs  was not an clause, as it thereby usurped the Do-  can see a reasonable Ichance of saving  employee when he nailed up a no-tice minion  government's  rights   to  con-  their candidate's deposit, *. candidate  of a union   meeting  at the  pit head, firm  or disallow such  legislation."  viuce^     tlie court,,     reqmcsiuu an ������-������-������-- | will be named.    The clunge in     the  journment;  in     order that thc court ']aw L.efiuc_n!_. tl_e deposit from $20Q  might look into  the argument. j lo ____-,._-._  vassii([ a second  reading,  bu\  failed  hy. reason   of   the  quick  work \  done in  t/he way "of adjournment, in  hceom in  The court was accordingly adjourned until Tuesday evening next at  seven o'clock.  Hannay was released in $900 bail,  $300 in himself     and two sureties in  $300 each.  u ���������"  IT PAYS TO  BE POLITE  For    Then     the     Outside  World Will Know Our  Hospitality  Is of the   Right Kind-Our  Guests Express Them  selves Pleased  a law.  yet he was soon, .-.s _were other prominent members of  the Mine Workers, put on.  Mr. Williams, thinks the company  wish the two organizations to continue    as one/ t*^  a certain  extent,  /smith again soon  j   Mr.  Williams did  not mention  the  j police comnvssionerahip  nor  refer  in  jany way to recent city affairs.    He  j left the city  on  the noon .train    for  Nannimo,     promising to visit'Lady-  SOCIALISTS IN  CONFLICT  Warsaw, June If)!���������Two persons  ycslerday. A procession of 2,000 So-i  flirt between troops r.nl Socialists  yesterday. U procession of 2,010 Socialists carrying red flags was stopped by 1he Cossacks. The Socialists  thereupon lired and the Cossacks replied and then chaigcd with drawn  sabres into the thick of the procession  ��������� T-hc disturbances  were renewed.this  morning at-.vfactory in the su-nlnrfo' of  Baluty,   which   the.   troops   have cut  off from communication--from  Lodz.  of  ���������v'  The  Vancouver  Province  says  our late visitors:  The fifteen Vancouver delegates to  the Oddfellows' Grand Lodge meeting  at Ladysmith returned home on the  Joan this morning. They come back  with bnthusiastic reports of the hospitality of the people of Ladysmith.  The citizens there seemed to have  found out just what time the delegates would have to give strictly to  business, and every other .minute was  provided for.  "It     seemed almost like a picnic,'"  said -ex-Mayor Neelands tins morning  "More  lipspitable-      people       than  those       of  -    Ladysmith     I do not  think  could  be  found  anywhere     in  the world.   There were  receptions by  the  Rebi*kahs,   public  welcomes       on  behalf  of  the  citizens   presided  over  by  Mayor   Coburn,   lnm.f,uel  for    the  Grand   Encampment,   and   then   last  night, to wind up, a general laii*.juet"  Mr.      Neelands    scaled  that  there  were  also  some  picnics  and  an     excursion to  the Extension mines.  The  business      transacted     was,   for  tlie  most part of >n private nature, and of ^ion  interest  only   to   the  initiated.   Even  then,  the. matters were  for thc most  part not of n vital  importance,  though      the new law passed  by  WOMAN  MURDERED  TEAMSTERS  STRIKE  Indications   That Warfare  Will Cease This  Week  Mi^treal,    Que.,     June   19.���������Maty  Quiiin,     who  lived   alone   in  a small  house in  thc north  end  of  Ine city,  was found lying dead in the dkftrway  at an early  hour, this morning.   The  woman's   head  bus   been'Smashed   in,  and h.ilf a dozen knife ������������������'wounds in her  face left no doubt hut that she   had  been brutally murdered,    A man nani-  ~d Field, who lives- ucro-ss the street,  says   that shortly  afler  midnight  he  heard     screams    and,   going   lo   the  door, saw the woman   talking to two  men.    Lat'-r  he again heard  screams,  but .as there was often a good deal of  noi-se  around   the   place,   particularly  on   Saturday   ni-hls,   he  did   not    go  over.     At   an  early   hour   this   morning, -Mid before they had'htou notified  of  llu   murder,   tin*   police  arrested   a  man  n  i :ed  .lohn   Crossing  on  suspi-  i f    burglary,      and   for  being  drunk.   When  taken  to  the station it  was   foui.d   that  his  hands   were cov-  al- 'cred wiih blood. Crossing could give  tlie, -no expiaiiaitioii of his actions during  Sovereign Grand Lodge at its last, j the night, but admitted that he had  session at Sah' Francisco, prohiUting been with another man. The police,  subordinate  lodges  from  making  any.   are working on the case.  THE CORINTHIANS  ARE  COMING.  London,   June  10.���������The  Corinthian  charge, for a withdrawal card,  came in ,or a good deal of adverse,  criticism, and a motion was adopted  guthorizing ihe Sovereign Grand  Lodge representatives to use their  efforts toward getting the law repealed.   *   MILLIONAIRE   PRATT  DIES FROM OPERATION  Buffalo,   N.Y.,   June  10.���������Pascal   P.  Pratt, millionaire merchant and b-an-  SL1GHT   VICTORIES  REPORTED  FOR   THE   RUSSIANS.  Headquarters of the Russian army,  Codzyadani,    Manchuria,      June    18,  (Sunday.)���������The Russian  cavalry have  retaken   the   town of   l.i.m   Vang  Wo-  pong.   The Japanese oci-upie-.'l the village n-f    Sumieiioheinr,   on   lb-'  main  road  fo  Changtufu   and  Mamakai,   on  the  morning of  June  10th,  but  they  did not succer-d in   crossing the river.  At three in  Hie afternoon   the     Rus-  Chicago,    Ills.,    June 19.���������A pronounced  break in    tlie ranks of  the  strikers  occurred today for  the first  time    since  the  strike  began  many  weeks ago.   There were numerous instances  where striking teamsters applied    individually   for  former  positions without waiting for the strike  lo be formally declared off.   fThis was  especially true on.liwnifcr yards. Geo..  W. King, of the Wenig Teaming Co.,  said today:   "Many of my old teamsters  have asked for  their positions.  Not one of them said anything about  deliveries to  the boycotted  firms.    I  have done nothing yet in the matter  and shall do nothing until I*coiij5ult  with other employers."  Chicago, Ills., June . 19.���������There  werc indication!- today that the  teamsters' strike would come to a  close before the end of the week. The  announcement was made from a  source high in the councils of .tiie union that the strikers will be ill _>.*-���������-  ed to decide for themsehes .vhether  the strike shall be called off ���������*...������������������ >t  conditions,     or allowed   to  eonti i ic.  - The present * plans, which will beset  forth tonight "at the special meeting  of the  teamsters'  joint council,  cm-  ! template     a referendum    during the  next few days by which each of the  teamsters    may     decide for himself  . whether he has had enough of       'be  i warfare.  |  +   ' FAMOUS  HAND FOR  WESTMINSTER      FAIR.  New Westminster,  B.  C,   June 19.  |���������An agreement of the engagement of  the  Irish  Guards'  Band here during  | the Dominion Exhibition from  Sept-  I ember 27th to October (7ith was made  today   between  the   Association  and  11.   E.   Suckling of  Toronto,   directVT  j of the  Canadian  tour  of the   world  famous musicians.  PHILADELPHIANS  IN ENGLAND  Henley,   Eng.,   June  19.���������������������������The  crew  of the Vesper Boat Club,  rf Philadelphia,  which arrived at Southampton Sunday     morning on board the  American line steamer New York, are  comfortably installed ,at the rjlaitland  cottage here.   All  of Jlem were   fit  and well for their first row on Henley     waters thi-s'afternoon.   It was  watched by a large number of people  and al'tlv-ugli their work was mostly  strong paddling in the water, which  was choppy with a heavy wind, they  created  a favorable  impression       on  the British oarsmen, who, regard the  Vespers as a fine bodv of athletes.  (association) football' team will sail.^ .^ ^^ ^ ^ ^^ Hr h,a(Ujany _.,ca!.t,im| sumiciichcng, three  Angust -3rd on a short tour of the undergone an operation and never ral- sr_uadions ol' -la-ianese retiring iu a  United, States awd Canada,  lie<2 from the shock,  southerly direction.  jWTLL RE-SURVEY THE  j BOUNDARY LINE.  j    Dt.     AMmns,     June 19.��������� Special  j Commissioners     J.  C. Ranworth of  i Ottawa, ami J. B.  Baylor, of Wash--  inglon, have established, headquarters  i at Alburg  Springs for their task,   of  ' re-surveying   the   boundary   line     between Canada and the United Slates  in this section.   The ^ron monuments  hitherto marking the boundary     are  being replaced by  granite markers.  JAPANESE IN  MANY PLACES  A special  to    (he  Brooklyn E'atg-Je  from Washington says  that the officers of the navy are in a state      of  agilal:"!)   ov- r   the   report   which    is  ���������eunvnt   thai   the order for the     exclusion  of  .Japanese  mess  attendants  from the warships during the maneu-  vres  ia   Chesapeake  waters   is      the  first step  toward   the  final  and  permanent     exclusion  of  the  Japanese  from the American navy.  Every man-of-war in the navy has  Japanese on board, chiefly in thc capacity of cook or messroom attendants. On some big ships there are  as many as ten Japanese.  Since   the   publication   of   Admiral  Evan's story of  finding in  the captain of a Japanese warship one of his  former servants,   other  officers       of  high  rank have been  relating experiences  tending to show7 that the Japanese, in their capacity vf messroom  attendants,   can   pick  up 'information  of the greatest value to the navy of  their co-untrv.  THEY COULD NOT LET  WELL  ENOUGH  ALONE.  King-Bton, Ont., June li).���������Four c^-n-  victs were sentenced on Wednesday to  two years and six months, to be served, at the expiration of their prcscm-t  terms, for the theft of rifles and revolvers, and for attempting to escape.  The barge     Georgian  was in port  yesterday afternoon.  'N.  f_  .ftvl  ,������o  ���������tfSi  m  ������������������VJ  JI  -i'VI  in  s������|  %l t MgatUMSaWt it****"   ��������� UKMC.it  SS  DAILY LEDGER  the daily mm  I'...  /  published    e%ery   day except Sunday  BY       'J 111-:       IJMLV        LKIHiKK  (JOMP VNY.  Ofhcvs,   Lau\smith  and   luii'ians  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  5-0  cents   a  month,    $5 -per  year    in  advance.     Advertising rates  on  ap  nl nation.  *:">*  '? i-    ^  bm^CD.->iUJU'  \K!\[)'^ , .H M*'  1",   l,|l,"������  J>/<.\\^%^S%\%'V-������%\^%'^XX%X"*V^^V**S*WKV*  ���������jf   -\ j-'-.n::;^-^/--, "������������������ *^?3"i*'-r   9  . .iii ;���������*,   -    ���������   s    ->iioct    ,.s:eg4������  :r :*- --   r. j-i    .-...   ..-.-.a  Of **���������*���������   w������f*<i  L ���������  ������.  Ai* th<* ���������������tat������ an-1 'ir-al n*.-���������������      Dally     ',  . ,.H 1   ... L...    .u.iii-u. 7So p������.-������   mori'h  :;br-;.>.- re**:-"?! r.:"\ir.cs". -n ra 5 >   ���������������*���������������.  'i ... :'iig-t*ut and  :\\a~s  eomp.et- '5"'-u  da j   tjui-ti   ::oriii   or   Sjkd   F*"������-gi*-i-m**������      '  J" *-.���������<��������� li.i    iiepa/tj-itritsi    of   11 Iterator*,  .���������������������������.. Ti'..  .:f   fti iJii-Ti'-i tjbw������       Sm.������-  ,' .-.- .������ jUIczi. S^.UO -,it*r y^Mi  1 ���������'..-*   t'-V,i - ��������� J5* itiXAWT.t  -i   i>- ���������)���������.>���������������������������-.- '-f fi't va������k in ooneJs*  t.-    !���������-..      t-.in.        fKE   TWICE   *  ���������������������������'��������� i ������������������>     EuCriOJS    rs   THE    BtS7  ���������*."���������  CE    S.    WEEK    PAIEB.    PUB  : FD ,CItf SHE P A CIVIC COAST  i-   f'.r   -th'iipJe copy and b* ooa-     ,  ��������� .      Sab-scr-lpM^D    prl*������.    (1.06     i  THE  SIWASI1 WAS WEAK  AS TO   SLANG.  if    O  3  L  Ati ������  (MII'ns  PLVU.MliV'l   FOR (  SI\TU  KOI Ni"1     [  i   -  \   IKliMid,      llilfium.   -J'lnc   11- '-���������������������������'   i  Snli,     loimd   of       Un    Iplciiulional   _  I'hc---   M-'^lcis'   TotiiiuMiT ml   \*..is   oi'-       _-,,.,,<,   \i,.iKio/.i,   lbe  ncwH   appomt-  ,-t  ihe  Kui*.-.il,  ii.   u,_,  umustci   ol  *-'< loinwa io  the l lllU  \\i,U   v. a-,   pined  ,r..;sri;rs H'iil Take Suttu-lBtiMS  l'.S8 "<!���������������������*-! CO. Sealtto, Wash.   K  ".' -rr.TON". Business tfanag-ot*. 5  -.- v v ���������-- ii*-.VVVV%-fcK**k**K***fcMnaKf  ?B3E  I'lu- trees arc in bud, the flowers in  bloom,  ciu-d Ui:-- i.ioiuin., , ���������                                 ni i.ui-i these,  i        \\iir   w >s   di tied    , i   ���������<��������� itis    is a momiii'iii   la\sji'i,  a  i    nul1   Mr ������������������������ ������' i   ��������� .->                   ���������  11"S     ,,U:1KI;         1       a-unsi      .'.H-MUcnl'Vr'u.U.uH.unal   la.    Hu.   ,h ��������� suies, s���������n  of the  season's  Lei iil-.iiil!     'iauM-iii'.i"**  ui- .             (  i(^  ]   ____^   ,__, ,us ,llTn  pnM,|(.���������i  ol  aii-s'h,  H'-uk'lj'.iiu   ijk   1(l";,c;lt!.ul uiu\eis-ily, a piofcssor  ami  .t!i<llll**l     Sc  'i aliLviiluus   in������'l   Maislia  'Jsclimoiip  i-uei  ,���������,!M.el   .iL-au.st   liuin,   -I.i'.ovs.m    ami   ,_,   ,,,.   |,v !,���������  inaiiii  ii*l������< ti\(l>  la- en al   1   *���������'  H*-"  iol|i*(i,cs,   a v. 111 i*i   oi  Ahmn nl^cl v.Hh   \1,mo and  Leu.-   ,. ,. i> and  nne of   tl. ���������  .<M.B,,i/c.i  lo������'������-  ALl " u.������������������    -   ad    -.ol   .........a.   pa>h    No  man   m  Oi i' .il i.i   t'. I.l\   is  so ihorouuhh   ia-  I   ui.mniii   i-^  'a'1'" a.   .   "���������   >      pii[ui   U).h   ,|u, i.^u.n   of   Ilu <hplo-  1 cm ion     Lcdih.ndi   bail  sulicicl   de-    I|i; ,,(   , __.ja.i,,,sis  of  !*-s counln   with  feat   .imhoihI   lime   Tins  lime at   the   _.,,.  u.iUd   Stales^  h,,,ls ...  Hu- .l.-miaMan c%pnt,  M*-- ���������     ^   s(,.^^TTccinl   will   bo   held  (,'_.     while Sil'le������.h.U"   m.Miapc'l   i"    ^  {] ��������� VhmLU (lf ^nAiand ^louiidson  oi,*u   the      *-i\tl'   'limo  -'i'-.'lll,sl   Vw)1"   Uoi-aslay      afternoon     and  e'ening  ai-d 1-Jlacl.i'ii'" a" liin" ha(1 a1so (li"   '���������( -!     'l"c  ���������*'"Ilis  coult  Wl11  l'1'       a1  xVhd   h. nois     I'Lu   will lo   lesi.n-H   lbl   dis.n.sal  ol all  who ",mo prepat  ed   lo  piav  (Ins ailiniron  bloom  Is  "lOnili-si-d  find  poem,   please."  That the wily but whiskey-loving  Siwash dues not fully undeisland tin*  meaning of Ameiican slang was  brought home to Captain Cove.lj  and the membcis of the police 'h'-  partmerit most foitibly, sa\s the  Spokesman  Re\ ie\\  Patrolman Miles nue^t.'d .Jess  Matthews and othci Indians . n Tuesday night for diunkennrss ^latthews  speaks fairly good Ens.lish, and sus;-  ftcsted lo Cap,tain Co\uly dial he Il,o  out ami pawn lus --addle and put up  sufficient money fiom the saddle fo  pay his fine Captain Coverly had  much confidence in the oft abused  ledskin He looked caiefully at Matthews and   said  "1  will  trust  you   Go -soak      thc  saddle and come back  here  v-ilh- the i  amount  of yom   fine "  Nothing  more  was      seen  of .Matthews  until eaily  next moining, when he -was again aires ted     by     Taliolman  Miles, even  drunker than al the time of the fns������t '  an est. I  At      thc station Matthews smiled  j  bioadlv,  Hashed  a piece  of  papci   at  the captain,  and said    "Me  do what  you   tell   'cm-pawn  saddle   and   gel  heap soaked."  The pawn ticket showed  that Matthews had  hoi row id 1-11  on  the sad-  LADYSMITH  AERIE     NO.  686, F.  O.  E.     :���������:        :-'���������        ���������������������������        :���������1  Meets In the,-Opera House 1st and  did Tuesday at 7.30  p.m.   Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmer;      Worthy  Secretary,  C H. Rummings.  ... ,���������  die     from  a Main  avenue   pawnshop  1  th'V'"!"'ar>   pnee o.   l-vncn, Almi   <)t t���������c  ���������  ind for nee,  ihe Chinese ncefai-  ap hiii ii/-   .'���������-���������-,  ���������-      wa}>  jc{l  ini'i makes on <ihonl Ur same scale  <-s would Aineiiian faimeis in the  Mississippi valley producing, wheat  in a basis ol 80 cents a bushel In  Chicago  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught, also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint i.g in oils and water colors, pianoforte *nd .vocal,lessons gi-r-  en in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  I adysniith, B. C.  ������**-  Un der New Matiag men ,  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinneH &Woodbank  Proprietors.  .Modem  and     Strictly  J'itst Cla������s.  ConuiK'icial Mens' headttu.irters.  Fiie I'roof    Buildiwr.  Esquimau & Nanaimo Railway  Tim TabloNo. 54,  TAKING EFFECT THURSDAY, APRIL Vi,  HO.-,.  Northhuimd S*utabound Northbound Sat. Sou. Southb'd  Lea*>e Daily Arrive   Leave     and   Wed. Amve  [ A.M.      P. M. P.  M.     P.M.  , Victoria      i:0O 12.OC Victoria   4.80   7 55  ' Shawmgaa  Lake 10.20 10.46 Sliawniguii Lake .... 5.17  6.46  Duncans    11:00   10 02 Duncan     5.55 5.55  Ladysniith    .- ..   11:57    9.10  Ladv'smith      6.45   5.00  Nanaimo i'.     18:40    8.20  Nanaimo     7.37  4.1S  Ar.  Wellington     12:53Lv 3.00   Ar. Wellington    7.52  de 4.00  S. S. "JOAN" sails from Nanaim o for Vancouver Daily except Sunday; at 7 00 a. in., returning sails from Vancouver for Nanaimo on arrival of    C. P. R. train No. I or at 1.30 p. m.  Excursion rates in effect to all points, good going Saturday and Sunday,   returning not later than Mend day.  > .      GEO -!<. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  I  Admission,   10  cents  BENEFIT CONC3RT TO BE  GIVEN BY REBEKAHS  ,,c  ten, cud   at   the   Lath smith   Opel a  Un     'ine concc-i I  is gi-c-n nuclei   tlu < u-  ^'^^i^zxrz'rtt^*-  an   m ,\liii   sis.n  mcnci   at   cunt  o'tl.<.  The loll 'wing iMogiamme wi  lioi.se on  'I ul-s l.iv   c\eni.it?,   -luiu'  i  _   . i -. .      ri iw. ii(,ois  wm   ia1    '���������  \  daiiLe  viU   ne   turn  afU'i   the  loiueit  (.h.ciini  n *���������    \iluic.ss  irau**'.    '*    t-o^no-l  S.-lciti I  lS..s  K.,tc a.'-l    M.hl   I'm.l  ���������   .i'"������   U���������   ������    l',shc'  CainiN.il   l'o.nl'eii   ,  '! he   I look,     Duloics     , ,  Mjiiy.'-iii"'  The   I* -'-.iii   "���������".-  I'ompcii  The I'.s ii-ii   Klouci  bnio'l     ���������**'   I' '  llulh and    sa-nnl  I.e\i     D    Kan,   minister  of       the  Quakers in Los Angeles, married two <  m*.oici.1  peisons  the other day     and  had   to make public confession     and  ask   forgiveness at  nevl   meeting  on  First Day  \ Cieiman stirntist paper describes  ,i new ip-gistering lain gage in which  eacn drop falls on a'balanced arm,  which dips under it, closes an elec-  tnc cncuit and lcgisters thc fall.  The number ol drops in half a niin-  itfe iiKlicatcs the intensity of thc  siiowei, find ciiivcs of it can he  diawn from  them.  ������������������ Plans,   Specifications  and   De *���������  ������������������ tails     furnishcll for all kinds ������������������  ������������������ of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  ������������������ Line 4 **  ������������������ C.  B.   ROBELEE,  Carpenter ������������������  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady- ������������������  ������������������ smith,  B. C  [HE JONES HOTEL  ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ���������vil  (li.uid   Opciatic  Selidion  Sdii -,  'iin  T.'bli.iu  Soni-  liisliuinciiLil   Solo  Ttihleau  Si lip.  iristi'iiik'nlnl   Ih.el  Table .ti  Kh itaMop  Si /...  InstaiiiKnl.il   Din I  .  Hand  Mi    D.  Lewis  Mis.   I5o\lc  Mrs Sli'ch'  Mi    Ci  Misses  ,*ii ol son  P.uuii-ll  \   Hid-1 i.   I.'nit  Mi s.  _   MlSS    1. Ijhnul  Mi.  -I    fssans  Kale nnd   \ idfl   I fmiU'i  A\.iii/   I ii-ici   S  The  f  m.<-s  Sclc  1  I-ii.ss r  Insliiienl.il   Sulo  Sulll',  Tableau  S nn1,  Ta uie in  I'aiiloi'ii c  I'iCcola  -olD  "i a Mi an  \ ioI ii Solo  So;.-*,  T.ibh an  \li-ih-\  ���������..AtY.o-mpaiii.-L-,  A! I.--S lol/Uin,  ('nan ..na i,  1' Mi i   IL  ',.. in  Sine-.,   bv   Culioi  d i n\   lii-iiii-  Bind     i  William /.iegler, the nuiltimillion-  uie who drcd the other day, had  one cm tain claim to fame; instead of  wail h-j until lie died he gave all his  icialne*, and fuends nuiph of his  iiione\ during bi,s_ lifetime and per-'  ni't ted  li'cin  lo enjoy it.  .���������oai|;iin Alillei, "the poet'of the  *i uas," is lo le htn.ired hy the di-  uiiois of (be Le.v.pj land CJarke pv-  ,:osition at Poi Hand. Theie is to be  a ",Ioakinn Aliilci Da\ " which will  ���������.ind up what is to bs called the  '���������V-pslein  Authors'  week."  j   Ciowinor  Mauley,  ol Indiana,  dur=  ui;  the  h\e   montl s  ho has  been    In  Mi  ���������Mis    'lichcni  ���������.ff.ee,  has caused considcra'l-le change  [n ,< <l  \i i ^m --  la   and   A iola   Ilutdnson  Mi.   lU.waul   f-'ush"!  i - ( kiss  i Oiina,  Miss Dolly F\ .iier  Mis-,   t lay  1     ,'f'v,1%'      in   tho  moral   lone of  the state.    He  J liin,  made  it   aiule  that no  nianwh/'  , dr'iil*..**.     -.lullI hv appointed  to office,  !.in I his appointees have t*\iPwHl lha  I uile   t������i   tlio.se  whom   they,   in   turn,  ilu rso  Simi-h I '  K.vi-a i l  Sil 'I  (!  V  i'  >n   '-nt'(I   -  P!ea**a.it   Ar-'ii.oiii-.,   \;   !->c-i  !n    !���������'   S   He) u ���������"  I-aid  FH6 CITYMAR  R.-Williamson Prop1  i st.-Avenue V Ladysniith B. C.  t  'i in* foim of vi.TH'O a yc.u   is distn-  buicd  in  dow iles  tn ,lhe girls of the  to.'n  ol  Il-achm-ann,   in (icimnny,    A  Polish no!Ionian Wt  the money   for  this  luiipo'-e, Tind  the amount of the  marriage .portion  that each   girl    re--  cei'.cs jk  regulated by "ihe measure of  good  looks  that Hhc possesses,        A ���������=.  plain  bride gets  $250,  and  the  pi'el-  tier a bride  is  the  less she  receives  from this fund.   The benefactor's aim  was. to equali/.e the chances, of marriage of the plain and pretty.  I act  the  -imi'ted,  j| -Attention-is called  to the  S Ogilvie Floor Hills Co.,  makers'of KOYAL 1IOUSKI lOL!) ' KLOUIl havn-fi.r smmi tiiue  past., been producing (hair in a ''anily improved and purified form  bv the aid  of Hi-i.C"!*"! -'- *'v  and  having si-.-iir.-d  control   of    all  the basic p.alenls  relating thereto, take  Ibis opportunity "[ advising . Ihe   public   lhat   any i.nantli-  lliiiii*   purifying   pi ofesM.es   will   be pro-  I  ori/t-d   uses of   llic ch-i-f ru-al  5*;ciite<!.  are ilio caily z  C^-Uvio 'Flour Mills Oosapary. I/?sailed  lors 'ixi C f;w:'ia v^Iioho .Pioiii' is  HOTEL     L ELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from 0.P R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qianville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.  NOTICE.  Persons, found ut,ii)g our Patent  Bottle oi Stoppers artci this notice,  will  b������* piosecuted.  Kl.'AIMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������PmteB fl.25 aid *1.50���������  F -v bn-J to all etfcnmbo.it landsi.ge one  railw V'i.-;ot*<.   Kiec.trlc mre t-ve������y f-v>  minute-i to ail partB ol   the city.   Bai  ud   tabl-j tint j celled.  F.  BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER  B, C  i  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooa Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GAT ACRE   STREET-   -Ladysmith.  |     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd. |  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND J  SILVER ORES. C  Smelting Wofkaat |  LADYSMITH, B. C. |  v i  Convenient to B. & N. Ry. tfr the Sea %  it  9.  I  THOS. KIDDIE.  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  r   fiiniral Managir. Smelter Manager, |  ������>H<^^W*t'ft^ft^>m't>Ha������^������H^,*fc^ftt^  n s  (  -o���������  Via the peoples' favorite  Overlands  Daily  i  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  I   imi  WORK PROMPTLY Df * ������������������  Leave seders at the Abbotsfori.  UDVSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH STREET.  1   :���������:���������: Beat in the City":���������:���������J  ���������\ .'g'l.1  RATBS $J.oo PBR DAY  SA vlPt,S ROOMS  BAR SUPPLIED WITH BBst  WINES, UQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORI) HOTEL  ���������    - ',    ��������� T  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing; iujiear vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  M***������**jM*������*������**������*^  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  Pd.ssengeis can leave Victoria daily  at- 8 p   m. or 11 p. in.-  e  *  e  *  e  *  e  * PHONE 66  e  *  *  *  LADYSMITH *  **e*e^*e*e*e*e*e*e3M3M������.**,--K^^^^^^  HILBERT  rwrtf-^i*-  TICKETS SOI,!) TO ALL POINTS   '"������?'���������;��������� " '   .   "  Hu,i,e io    l-'einie, B. C, "WM. MUNSIE, President  i  ShoucsL  and   ALL   KuOTKNAY  POINTS.  Fm  rales       f<>l<l'*is,     sleeping car  icscnadons  -jjsid nil  information call,  J.  W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  i  Telephones.  The   Ladysniith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  i'~ ��������� JJ1 yi^'kkr      ,.,   T{ STEPHEN   MILLS   KT  FiDDICK   AND LADY SMITH-Shingles a  Specialty  ih  '���������'''''' ' | - ���������Manufactarera     ol���������  75 CJovcinnient st  HENSY'S NtRSfRIES  NEW CROP-  HomcOrowu Sl  laaported  GARDEN,     FIELD     and   FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRQNS, ROSESJ  GREENHOUSE   AND  HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road.  Vancouver.  G.W'P A.,  Seattle, Wash,  Victoria, B.C.  TtMV:.i-.i.6. by ih.  ��������� I-  ���������ess*-".  &'.;��������� ������������������v~^~r^::::^^.r%������^^  1  &  'I'll:.:   li-il--!   h,;S  Ufiuril  ,-inil   li)-.l--,iii.-;  '.ri-'i   i'()i:ij;Ich-ly  ;l.(Hi  per  day.  I (���������;:O'.'.i I i-il  $  a   'v..-*--  i-ar  !iiq;:or>;  -. .���������-;������t  f.U   ihe  i:---si  ai-d  Cii-ai'S.  j^*****     _ja������C.**-__r*'      5 <���������* *?j*i*i  s  V.'ii-.'-s.  Covering Old Suriface-J  We. have just rjccived a large sliip-  ���������nent of the famous Melrose Liquid  Paints, tho lust on the market at  $l.7"i per gallon. We. also handle Maple Leaf brand of varnishes, buggy  paints, etc., in fact we have every-  j thing to beautify the homo,  Wallpapers    from   10c to   $1.00   per  Double Roll.  I'ain! int.- and  papcrhanging  done  at  reasi.inab'e vales,  at  HARRY   KAY  FIRST AVENUE  iKt  . miie  :-:  :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  JL A  ,,-**,.     r>'..-i'' &'"���������-> -���������r^"*>.'iV"^* ,-*'":-.'/*,' r*l  ������"> t>.lU  \-������/"  eo, KoDerc^e ^^  ..... Dealers In   Pianos and  Organs...  Ladysmith, B. C.  Are You  Going East  Thea be iure your  tickets  read   via  the  Rou0h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seaaooed and   Klin DrM Flooring     and  Finiahlng    Lumber  in   Stock.  -*    9S  F. MeB Young ^H������ CANADIAN BANK  BARRISTOR and  ���������.. SOLICITOR"  nanaimo, ladysmith Paid-tip Capital, $8,700,000  Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  The  only  line now   making    UNION  DEI'OT    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  afik  your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  Agent,  720 2nd Ave., Seattle.  TICKET   OFFICE  (.'or.   Government     and   Yates  St*.,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinenta1  Trains  Daily  3  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  'B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Genl Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and tinder... ;..  3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10  6 cents  ���������������    $io       " "' $30  10 cents  ���������������������������   $30       ������������������ ������ $50  15 cents  These Orders are Payablie at Par at any office in C n'uda of a Chartered Bank  (Viikon excepted), and at the principal banking- point.-; n tlie United States.  MIOOT1ABLE AT A FIXKIJ RATE A  TIIE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   . LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittin   small sums of money  with safely and at small   ost.  r,ADvPVJTH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.   Maaager.  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited," Ride on ij; always.  Up-to-date      Pullman    and     Tourist  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  sleepers on all  trains.  Through tick- j    Repa.rIng  and  making to  order   *  c-ts   issued   lo  all paints  East      and '  South,  also   Pullman   tickets   issued     suecialltT-  THOHAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  and   berths reserved'.  Only  direct  route  to   Yellowstone  Park.    Cheap  rates from all  poiuts        East/ from March'1st to Ma'y 15th.     _  Steamship   tickets on  sale to    all      Best  accommodation  for  transient  European   points.      Very   low  rates  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  upw   in efi'cot.    Cabin  accommodation   /^ o A vr r\        T-TOTTF^T  reserved l,y  wire. i  I'm- fail her  p;* rl iciilars call  ut the     This  new Hotel has been comfo'rt-  o/n  or .i hone No. -inn. faDly furnished and the bar is up-to-  A.  I)- CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,  Portland.  Ore.  General  Agent  Victoria, B.C  date.     Rates $1.10 a day   and    upwards.  WM. BEVERIDOB, Prop.  Esplanade :���������; :���������: ���������������-: >->: La-dysmitli  LADYSMITH  BAKBRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Ordcra taken for Pastries to. be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  ^���������������������������^���������������������������'���������������������������**'     ���������II^BIM IM   HTU.W ^M-M^-*   ���������-W  HAY. GRAIN AM)  FARM PROWJtf.  Orders will be duliveied anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Caristie'a, on the  fiisplanade.  JASi WARJWO0K3 I.  m DAILY LEDGER  \S  / }  *****  m  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� o   ��������� ���������    ��������� '*, ���������  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ���������  There is No Necessity  ��������� ���������������' - '���������-.    ..-j * -- *i'  of sonding away for anything    you may require m  Hardware or Garden Tools  ��������� ������������������ ���������  We can supply y������ur wanti.inaU  seasonable  goods such Mi Hoes,  Spades, Shovels, Rakes, Law*  Mowers, 'Poultry netting, Etc.;  Prices Always Right      '/', J  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,   B. Gif; T  9  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUAJ1ICHAN  W.P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kirids of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American Cieaui   Separator Co , Grant Powder Co.,  and B. C. Pottery Company.' ���������-?-';���������' "''.   ���������-* \;'��������� -'-&*K  Alao Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home Grown Product*.  Jzoul^alem  Jiotel  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES FOIt COWICHAN  LAKE MONDAY,  WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.     MOUNT.      x  SICKER DAILY.  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors.  Hotel  t\V  <?   ������H������   t   jC  Jiif  **��������� r  \ -y * i i  's Livery 8  Freighting Stables  - H. Keast, Prcpr ietor  ? .:,<' ~-  ������������������������������������ ; .,..1-.  Stago leaves Mount Sicker at. 7..a.m.,* ^returning, leaves .Duncan  .  . *       -, ,. ���������,  at 12:30 p.m.,  daily, ftxccpt     Sundays.     (Specials^at short notice.)  Headquarters  for  Tourists and Commercial Men  ���������o���������  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fitting, Telephone connection. -  FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  Duncans Station.  ������%.  DUNCAN,  . * ���������*.* ��������� *���������,  B.   C.  X   X  i"i-'Tfi-"mnT\'^ -ii-ff-TrWHil  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  AN EASTER OPENING  FAIR'S  NEW  MILLINERY STORE'  .    OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest' creations in Millinery. Up-  to-date Hats' Mad* and Trimmed to  Order at Shortest Possible Notice.  ;|XOWERS,    FOILAGE.  All   Ladies  -cordially     Invited    to inspect  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  STATION STREET,  *  DUNCAN, B. C.  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT'  DUNCAN   L,v^LYEra STABLES  $��������� J. Hagan, Manager  ���������f    Freighting a Specialty   -f  PRICES TIODERATE  FiRST-CLASS   TURNOUTS ..OF..  RipS,^'HARNESS,   HORSES.  .   DUNG-AN.I.  B.  C.  Your patronage solicited  H6TELSTRATHC0NA  Tourists and sportsmen irak- "  ing this hotel their headquar-  ".terii "will appreciate the excellent cuisine and service.  Electric, light.is fitted through  out.    There is a good   supply  of water.    No mosquitos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE .B. C.  Telephone in  CoBmection.  Pharmacist  Y  M  Y  Y  Y  Y  n  Y.  m  HiGrT GRADE BICYCLES  bicycle and gun repairing.   acetylene  gas  fixtures and general metal working  Fine lines,  WATCHES,  CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.      ";   '.  il  )i  ii  M  Y  *  WHITTOME  Oddfellows Block     ���������"    ���������    ���������  **.*   -v   jii   h.-   ^   y  7f\/*fv     /K      'K      /K     sis  <fr~\i-;������r-:-������:  -    ��������� Duncan*, B.C.  M/      M/      Vi'       M/       *.*'      M/  /T.    ft.���������5R���������7*K?K1K~  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 lor soft coal -and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per Ion of 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the g; oss 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 nisei's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $7i50 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  tame with  two legal  posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded within  fifteen     days if located within    tea  miles oF a mining recorder's office, ona  additional   day allowed for every additional  ten  miles or  fraction.   The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At     least $100 must be expended  When $509 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the land  at S1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of     the Interior  to  lorate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall'provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 2| per cent, of thc sales  of the ptoducta 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  fihewan 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-  ! Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the'N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of live miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of the ri\er  below low water mark, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or bench, claims, except on  the Saskatchewan River, where the  lessee may drcgde to high water mark-  on each alternate leasehold.  The lessee shall  have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease  for each five miles,  but where a person  or  company    has  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.    Rental,  $10     per  annum for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2k per   cent.  collected on  the  output after  it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may ne  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The I������>*;sec-s right is confined to the-  submerged bed or bars in the rivei  below low water mark, that boundary to ho fixed by its position on the  lstday of August iu the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of thelease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and $10 per mile foi  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Tern-.  tory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  esgth, measured on the base line or  -general direction of the creek 0r gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. AH other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims aie marked     by two  legal  josts,  one at each end,  bearing   no-  -ices.   Entry must he obtained, with-  n ten miles of mining Recorder's of-  ���������ice.   One extra day allowed for eacli  ulditional ten miles or fraction.  The person -or company staking    c  'ii'-" must hald a free miner's certificate, if,,  tins discoverer of a new mine is en-  itlcd to a claim of 1,000 feet in  ength, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no .royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of thc paity ordinary  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  fukon Territory to be paid to     the  Comptroller. ' -  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      on  Jljieh  separate river,  creek or gulch,  out the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     anil  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 liver by giving notice and paying a fee.  Work  must be done  on a claim each  year to the vhlue of at least $200.  A certificate that  work has      been  done must bcr-Slained each year;     if  not, the claim *iall be deemed to   be  abandoned,  and .  open  to occupation  and entry by a free niiner^  The boundaries of a claim may   be  defined absolutely  by having a survey  made and publishing  notices  in   the  Yukon official Gazette.  Petroleum���������All unappropriated Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory,- are open to prospecting for. petroleum,  and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company  having machinery on the land  to be prospected, an area of 1020 acres for such period as he may decide.  the ��������� length of width shall not excect  three times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  ���������n paying, quantities, and satisfactory establish such discovery, an area  hot exceeding C40 acres, including the  oil well will he 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 ordcr-in-coun  YOUNGEST SON  IN CANADA If  ******<--*****-������##������������������>������  4  (lie }oiiiigc.st son, and they  e might do  well in  Canada,  should  good education and  He was  lllOil(_,Ilt   h  he "bad a  succeed.  'ilieic u.u. money in the family,  Inn there weie.othei. sons, anyway,'  *o they bought him a ticket and  wami him good-bye from the pier.  Ho was a fine looking chap, a-well  built Englishman. Everyone with  whom he became acquainted in On-'  tano said he -.-.as just about right.*  He had t\.u way, you know, and lie  had the money.  She was a handsome girl, this one  to whom I introduce you light heie,  and ihe i.-.-ighbois on the stieet saw  a wedding looming up m ihe distance  loi he was a regular visitoi at her  home.  J'hey   would   nol   take a cab   when  ihey  went to the  theatre.   He order-  '������! a    cai.iage.   ror _|,P had  ���������,at wav>  vou I,now, and he had money.  'Ir-eie was a rival. She did not  lo\e him, he was not handsome, but  lie was a man of undoubted position  <md ability, and he was rich loo.     ,'  One day Death stepped in across  the water, and the remittance .stopped, and our friend had the way, you  -now,  but he no longer had the nion-  -And m that hour she decided that  -die would wed the man ol position  and means, e\enif she did not lo\e  him, tor     ambition won the struggle.  'lhe Englishman went west, ior lie  suit' had the way, ly0U know, although he was  shy ol  money.  He became a cow-puncher.  The marriage took place not long  fellow.  Well, the days, went, on, as thc days  ba\c thc habit of doing, and death  -ig.un stepped in and by the intricacies of the law the cow-puncher, who  had, been -keepimg, his ear to lhe  giound and writing home regularly,  icceivcd the inajoi .share of the income for life.  'J hen one day he came hack east,  and \isited m the oil home where he  had made love, and in nn off-hand  iiuumer congiatulalc'I her , then told  her ol his own good lortune, for ne  had the way, you know, and now hc  had  (he money.  And late (hat night there was one  woman who, when afll were gone,  throw herself on the lounge and buried her   face in the cushions.  And he still had the way, you  know, and plenty of money.  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO,   B. C.  /Manufacturers of the  j In ^British Columbia j  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed    f  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops I  ***9***999+999**994 +99**^ Z***9**9*-z*+**-*?**9%  9  Miners' Drilling Machines  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.    Drill Sharpened  by us always gives satisfaction.  Picks  hand! ed and repaired.  SHips mi thing    in  etV     its    Branhee.  Horseshoers and Genera! BJacksmitns.  David 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  P.?  OKIES, YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  PAN NELL   &    PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK,  OAT^cR1*3  S/.-,F^T,  ���������*****  '  X  X  I  I!  LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO.  JjrX,  PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDHOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  StaWes ia the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  WILLIAMS AND W\3*  >******���������**���������**+***���������*  UF ft I YD TO VOUR PETS  There is no better way to teach  children lo he kind to animals 1han  to sive them pets to caie foi, and to  make them responsible for that care.  The fact that dumb creatures are dependant upon. human beings cannot  he lau������ht too onr'y in life. The  facts, thai they cannot make their  wants Known, and that if their food  is neuh'cU'd or foi^otten they will  Mi lid, can be sli ikinoly demonstrated to Ihe child when he is hungry,  and it is explained to him that his  pets arc just as hungry as he is when  he..thinks he cannot wait -another  miiiiite for his supper.  A  lik,  the  Vienna newspaper says that Kube  the violinist,   will  sooii b.'co-me  owner.-of a string of race horses.  -ADYSMITH, B ���������-;  t  *  t  *  t  Leave orders at   tha  The pay of the London police force  amounts   to  over   $7,000,000   a  year.  Thc railways now existing or under construction in China aggregate  2,235  miles.  Thc    United  States  Assayer       at  Seattle states that the northern output  of gold 'this'year will amount to  $22,'(WO,000, if not  more. From     the  Kl"8idike  alone  he   predicts  an  out-  pu(    of from *   ten (o twelve million  dollars.  ���������S5������BEi3^.-i!������^^Bs*^^  TIME TO  THINK  over business     problems carefully  ���������never flurried��������� this is the condition of the man who uses a roll  top d-?sk and has everything handy���������  S.\steiu   is a     great  time saver.  We carry a very fine range of*  OFFICE  FURNITURE  --12 styles roller    .curtain desks,40  patterns     of office   chairs���������typt>-  -flat top   desl,s, etc.     A  writer  chairs-  Roll    Top Desks in Elm,     size -12x30 in., Price $22 50.  Roll     Top Desks in Elm,       50 in. long, Price $28.00.  'hese desks ,have tierof drawer s on either side     and fitted with li  pigeon holes and letter/racks, etc.,  Oak'Roll Top Desks, ;48 in., long, Price $32.00  Oak Roll Top Desk, 50 in.,  long,    fitted      with two tiers of  drawers,  25  pigeon holes,   hill drawers, etc,  $15.00        th  ' Office-chairs,' with or without tilting screws,  $-1.00 up.  Typewriter's desks in As h, 3B in., long, 2 drawers, $8.00 each  WEILER   BROS  VICTORIA,   B.C.  SB  HmMmririrr agsfes^gasfe  PAINTINQ,  PAPEk  ETC.  HANGING  cil.  JAS.   A.   SMART.  Deputy Minister of  the  Interior.  Department of the Interior,  ..���������  The     cost of living iu thc United  States has so much   increased of late  years that it has been decided at the  British foreign ollice 1o raise the salary   of  the'ambassador  ton  by $1,(100 a year.  at   Washing-  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E.  SMITH.  Prop.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  H.O. MILES'  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING   of  all   kinds   promptly  [attended to.     Shop on Gataare    at,  il  m  ���������ti  \v  nv  Leads Them  IN QUALITY-  rhc giant  ily is the*. "  .Madagascar,  a pound, am  is longer and  tho   common  -:o:-  on the   claim    each year or paid to  er ia usad, claims 300 fe*t wide may  "   fceabtftfsM  R. P. RITHET,  c Co.,  Agency.  of (Iu* ������������������.whole spider fani-  lound,"   or dog spider of  It-s body weighs almost  I   each   of   its  eight   legs  larger in .diameter than  cedar   pencil.  4 4 50   YEARS'  $&Lr EXPERIENCE  OTICE is hereby given that at the  ext sitting of the  Licensing  Court  o be held at Ladysmith, I intend to  pply for a transfer of the retail liquor      license     now    held     by    me  for   the   premises   known     as    the  Kings Hotel situate on Lot 1, Block  97,   Ladysmith,   B.   C,   from   myself  to Palmyr Tassin.  WILLIAM JOSEPH.  By his duly authorized agent,  HENRY REIFEL.  MS R,  ���������3!  IPSON.  Solicitor,  Etc.  hhnsy   fa    Loan  1st. Aver.ue    -    -   -  lAOYSMITii  |    Ladysmith   Temp's No.  5  Rathbon.  'Sisters meets  in tlie Oddfellow's hall  2nd  and 4th  Tuesday at 7.30 p.  m.  Mrs.  Kate Tate, secretary.  the mining  recorder In liau  tttercof.  Pacific Coast  VICTORIA, :-; ;-���������  .-: ���������--���������B.C.  Ai:'''-'''].'*-so il-*.  quii-kly i-.-x-orl.���������;���������'* i-  li: .���������!i!-on in l-rr-l-ji1'  tlii:is'.������trirt!y(*i-ii:iMi;-'  ���������ii-:h. !"rt'i*. (.-Ido^i. :k:-  l'������fi!iUb  (iilu-ll   111-'  *:>;���������.���������.-*/ ll'.iiCC, v/il lift:  COPVHIGHTS &C.  i'l <-h ii*-.-! (icsurtpMnn ma.������  ..(���������.-���������*-..< ].*-j-j wht-ilier an  . .;....���������..!,'... i''-tnmmnl.**n-  ..!. 1 ;:i:...lbii<ikoii I'ctenls  .��������� *'..-��������� .-'.i>;>ui:il|*- p.-'U'llt,:*.  -.'Ii .--iiinii & di. receive  ���������li'irco, in tho  \ h.'iiii'.'f-inc'Ii- ''.ii]**!-'nlod wfi?!:l}- I.-ireost etr.  i--.iiiili.in nf i:i;y ������(*laii!l*J<' .t-innml. TOi-ms, SI! n  fcir: lom" ;-.i'--iili!<. Jl.  tfoMliy-.- I newsdenlerg.  Ui������i--\. ���������i.i:c>, -.'ii v ,st-- Wat-lii'ia*.-.!'!, 1),(i  n. &  Meatmarket  LADYSMITH,  B.C.  Mr  I-  w  t  >*���������  ���������ni**; I  Hit  lv  fid ���������'���������^���������rt'-y-'*-"*-*'*  1 * w*--^h-*17'>��������� * ���������"������������������������������������"  ���������-<.  zf^^^r  Hi  1 J   GAILY   LH-D3BR  ^���������o^fc-^sx^i-x. CTt������ ���������  ���������V*r"-C3,z'fc'r*^-*^-^ilS^^^ r^iVG**- * *-_-���������*���������**-���������������������������  LOCAL ITEMS     j  DID   v-TOT I IaM   I r  IN  \l.\\   WKST.MlN'.STKlt  Just  h\c  ...       w.i*,   lhe  length     of  lime on a ttiiee-*nioulh*>' 'tincnrc lhat  Several large parties, and 'numerous*.   Charles   Daus  set\cd' at  the  provin-  small ones, spent  yesterday over the   cial jail in New Westminstei, and he  watci. i*> now a fico man.   - |    J)a\is,   howe\er,   went   of  his   own  jtfethodist'Church-    free  will  while the chaingang       wa*.,  Tonight at ihe  "rounds  a strawberry  and  ice  cream  lestival   will   be f-.iven..  The  weather  is  splendid  for.open  air socials   and  no ��������� doubt   a very   pleasant,  time  Li!- spent  by those who attend.  will  TT  11  AT Till::  AUBOTSFORD  Chad** 'cI ,  Nanaimo.  II.   Kranck,   Victoria. .-   ,  II. Tucker, Port Townsend.  Toinoirow   ni^ht   the ft'i'and  benefit  t oncer I  under  llic- direction of tlie local  Rc*;...'kahs  will be given in the opera   house.    Judging  by  the excellent  program ine   lhat  has   been   published,  and      which   appears*, in  another column  or  this, issue,   ihe, event will  be  a most   enjoyable   one   Tickets      are  .selling rapidly,  and  no. doubt ,.   tflie  house  will  l,o a bumper" one. '  WON'   COLD  1UKDAL  (\ IVF.N BY GUN CLUB  ���������Mr. T. .McG-ari igle was thc success  fill competitor in the gun club's  shooting loiirii.iment vyeslerday afternoon, and is now the possessor of a  splendid gold medal,' given as a prize  b\ the club and the proprietor o-f the  Pilot   hotel.  woiUng at Queen's Park,  ind  up to  the pic-sent no trace of him lies  been  found    Thc prisoners were enp.jf-t,^,! in  teal ing down   the old   stocUhcds  in  the lau  grounds at the'Patk when lie  boiled,   and although  a shot   was  tiled al   him by one ()f  lhe guards,    he  di-d'-noir-sto-p; ami ������oon  gained       ihe  ,'cover of Uie  trees  and   shrub-bery    a  few yards"'distant.    He  ha-d an  iron-  ion at  the time, but it is presumed he  Ilias-managed  to free himself of it by  , t-li-is  time.  Davis was sc-ntencc<l by Magistrate  Corbould     to, serve a 'term���������' of CTree  months with hard.labor on being con-  Ivictcd   of     a charge.' of stealing   'a  'watch from his employer, Mr.  1"-:.  A.  'Dalziel.   Davis  also  served   a,term  iii  j Alberta a few years  ago,  and has   a  bad record. ,'������������������'���������'  This   is  the second  prisoner within  While      walking  acio.ss      lhe gangplank      yesterday      the captain  of a  .large      \essel    now      loading  at the  ���������wharf,  took a     tumble,  then a dive.  .Said he,  "now     thai  1 am i.) 1 may f  as well exc-iv-ise myself in swimming"  ���������which  he    did   in      remarkably  good  ftyle,  until  such      time as the ship's  i-ilicers  hauled   him   ashore,   'lhat   lo  "lake ,i  dip in the ocean  fully dressed  ���������is now the fashion cannot- be douhtwl  jor  ,n   the      past   two   weeks several  f.ccotini-s of such behavior on   the part  of      -.ario'.s     young  men    have been  1 rought     to  the notice  of the  Ledger  and   duly   published.   Another  mishap  ,* orncu-.ial   similar   to   the  above,   on-  lv   the  victim  did  not get   quite      so  v.-ft,    occurred     Inst  night,     when a  j oi:ng man,    known  to lis friends ss  L.   E., made an exhibition of himself  j-i   trying  to  take allying leap   from  ihe boat  house     to a floating eann-'  L.   F.  was fortunate enoegh  to c-n.i  iiIV with ji-st a s/ight wetting.   o   .Summer Sale of Blouses'-andl White-  v/ear n'.-.w taking place at Simon  Leisei A-. Co.'s Ltd. All goods in  ���������this hue must be disposed of, as we  ���������will not cany Iheni over for anoth-  ti   season.  a week   who  has   escaped  Westminster jail.   '  irom  the  i-~ ���������"���������*=_  -. *T  **r".-r=CJi-.-:'r-  S S.   \nuir  morning.  c.im-c in  fi.-r coal      this  niidil falls lhat ariose watch has to  \e I ept upon Ihem. They sit aboard  ami gaze longin^i-y ashoi" and tluo-  ughout th-e nit lit the closest vigi-  iei.ee has to be Lept for theie is Utile  doubt that on the fust oppoitunity  thai arises Mr. Chinamen would bid  iaiewell to Hie S.S. Comeiic for-  evei. Among the gang are said to be  one oi two annoying specimens, who  on the last trip of the boat incileil  ilmr fnuuls to a mutiny. Fortunabe-  lv the ship's crew is large enough 'n>  o\eipowei with ease the whole gang,  and, on ' ibis "'occasion' the Captain  soon had peace restored. ���������.-.-.  . The     Comeiic is a fine, l.-irgo vessel, and will     take on her.trip about  (���������,5*10 ���������    tons of     sacked coal.   She is  beautifully     fitted up, and the cjuar-  ���������lers of'the officers and men are most  ���������comfortable.   The      vessel will in all  probability     remain in port until after Dominion Day.'    She, will call in-  aga!n on her return from the north.  'The Comeiic is captained by Capt,  -\icCill.-a native of Scotland. :������������������-���������.���������..'"  progressive  firm  of I.enz &  of Victoria,  have an  ad vcr-  this .issue.   The firm is a  and  well  established  one.  was in      the  for   the capi-  in  'The  Leiscr,  tisemeni  reliable,  .Mr. Cook, of the firm,  c-ity Saturday, lea-i:*-;*,  Lil  last  evening.  S.S. Queen City was in yesterday  afternoon ivifh a cargo of ore from  the West coast, for the Tvee smeller.  S. S   CO.MKRIC AND III0I-:  ORIENT!.   CARGO  Aboard tlie Scotiish steamer Cb'ir.-  eric, now in at the wharf loading  sac).cri coal lor Nome, are about sixteen Chinamen,  .prisoneis, Jor  "P500 head tax  Columbia government  All  are  in   a  way,  CANADIANS  RECEIVE  A  WARM   WELCOME.  Windsor,  Kng.,  June  lO.-Klng  Ed-  waul and Queen  Alexandra gave .the  heart>?&l   welcome   this' altarmon   at  Windsor Castle to  103 Canadian  women and tho 175 .memtfrs of thc Ca-  nadiiin     Mft-nuficturers'  Association.  Ttc parly were met at   the railroad  station  by seventy carriages  presided  by  the King,_ and  were shown thc  Victoi ia   Museum   and  other  sights.  not ha-iing paid the Tl:.4 visitors were then received in tho  levied by the British east   terrace of   the Castle by   their  The Celestials Majesties,   the  bins   -saying  so  thai  *re     not allow ed      to put  a foot on (bev   all   eoil.i   hear,   "Welcome     to  -lure.     During      the dav when work Knylaiid, welcome to Windsor.  1 hope  is going on there is not' a^.reat deal you  will  all enje-y yourselves in the  of danger     of  their     -attempting  to oil country,"    The visitors sang thc  "ci e the boat,     and it is only when Nr.tionul anlhem.  They aie  going  fast.   But we  are    going   to  make  them  go  faslei.    In   fad,   we have   decided   to  try nnd  forget  what  the goods cost  Ibis sole.  Biing youi boy alo.i-.; and we  will convince you thai it only  takes a,l.*-out hair the money lo  buv  asuil   tins  v.cek.  Ill  ;v ������������������>���������**.  ing & >%  Uerchant Tliilcfns  "     ���������'-     ���������* i   .  Ladies' and Gents'  Clothes-Made *'to  Order.  PERFECT  FIT  OUARA'> h: ��������� V "  LADYSMITH,,   B.      i..  SO.MK ADViCK TO THE-"     * :  V.C.I \.\  WHO TR \VIOLS.  AIv.mjs buy .sJku.-, loi summei   travel  one 1:>1 lei   wider 'than  fit winter  use    Puiihase them'in "the spiingliiul  Avear   Iheni      about-   the   home   until  Ihjtioughly   broken.    One should    not  li'iv-.- to t-'.inik'of then' feet" when travelin".   It is well  to" follow     the sol-  diei's ciisloni-trf  taking spo'ip, baths  eveiy      night Try     also  wearing  strong,   sciiMhle  clothes.   .SaVc'yoiir  bn.sL things foi   youi  friends ti < see at-  home,    For  a tireil   niothcr or  nurse  afiei   long  c-oniineiiieul,   let   me  suggest stopping on  alle-rnate' days      in  c|iuet   shore   towns.   Rememlcr   also  the change  of tlolhcs,   which       may  save a sickness' in  case" of"an "imex-'  peeled  wetting.    My, willow-suit case  is  wiv  much-, lighlef lhan a leather  one  coiikl   possibiy   be,  and  il   holds  all   I need.���������flood   llc-usekccping.  Co.   Ladysmith  ���������*? gem  LENZ  & LEISER  WHOLESALE DRV     GOODS,  VOTING IN  NANAIMO  MANUFACTURERS OF  OKANGES  LEriONS  APRICOTS  CENTS'  FCRNISIIIXCS,  i-:to.  SHIRTS, OVKRALI.S,   KTC  VICTORIA, B. .C  The streets of Nanaimo were  1 'irongcd Sati'ulay- morning by min-  ( rs wailing thc"opening of thc local  l nion of the I'nitotl Mine Workers of  America, and for the opening of the  ] oles m the Sabiston block, where it  A-.as pioposed that the underground  ���������woikeis of lhe Western Fuel ��������� Company would vole upon the proposals  Made liy th������- company earlier in thc:  ver-k, tlial the company liansport  The mineis to Pinicction Is'n.nd at a  tost of four cents per day per man.  The polls opened promptly at ten  c-'cl������.ef, v.ith P. Killeen, .1. Dykes'-,  ; ad Han ].r>ingstonc, acting as scrut-  jneeis foi tic Wistern Federation of  3-lineis  id,  iin-l  ;mi-I   .lohn  McLean,  -T.  Oulh-  ,j( b i .Johnson, acting on be-  l nil.-.l   Mine Wcrl':-is  of  For Expressing  Light or Heavy Teaming:  Wood and Bark for Sale  BLGOIES  FOR HIRE ':-.   :-:' Sfee.I.  K-EMP.-or leave oivlers     .at  Leigh's TmnsferStables  FIRST-  AVENUE  'PHONE fi-fl.  i*53*"***!  toves  We are making them of thi Newest'  Styles  Stoves  Pattern and Latest  n.  half oi  iAmer ca.'  The eicctitn oilk'-i rs wire equipped  v.'ith regular voter's lists containing  ���������s.he naim-s of all the- undevR-rounil  >^.orkcrs. As a "an came in and received-a baliot, bis name was crested off the list, be marked his bal-  ;| it in the- box, and pas-  side .valk. Even/thins  (���������uiC'liy, though knots  found on eery corner  lot, deposit(���������;  ged out > to  t.he  .���������went off. very  of miners were  itiiatiou  and awaiting  ������������������150'  2!- 8  (v>.  discussing  the  tbe r.':;���������.;!.!��������������� I'-:'"   ���������  T'-tiil   vole   C";isl...  yv;*;;iinst      prop-sal  For   Propcs.*.-l      The polls were clesrd at four  o'cl (���������'-��������� nnd the vole was q-uickly  enunieil.   with  the  followinu; result'.  The -lecision  was  taken .'uictly,  but  ���������was     the      cause   of   much  comment,  S' i prs *    hcinic     expressed     in niii.ny  c. ses that   the     vote for the proposal  ^.T.'is so small.  for   the      two  unions  for publication, and  !   '      -j-r-nr?;*!  s.iperiiit'Ciid-  coinrany.      could  not   be  ''Wl-l IK) ALT- KINDS 01-   l-'OC NDRY  WORK  Our Prices are Re sona I le  SEE  OCR    NR\V-STOVER  IN   I'.LAIR  AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.'  LADYSniTH IRON& STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  PI AH   S  IVUV15  PRUNE-PLUMS  BANANAS  FRENCH   RCll'E     ;','���������;    , ��������� ..J;J-; - ���������;���������  FRENCH   STRAWUERRIES  To two pounds, of large, >riot',c>vcr-  ripe stra-wbenirs, weigh two pounds  of granulated '. susa'r. , Piitrthc"suir,ar  in a preserviii!1, kettle with a ha-lf a  aler. Let.-it melt over a  en simmer gently for.a  half an himr; then boil" rather quickly till the syrup is so _thick ,ithardens when a little of it is dropped on  ice. -While the svrup is in thc course'  ; 'of boilinu; careful-ly-pick over'the* ber-  ��������� ries, remove the stems and hulls.  J ! When the svrup" has reached'the proper stale, ndd the, bepic-s.^tand the  kettle ofi' the fire, ' cover'if'wilh the  beiries in ihe syrup,.and^let il stand  for 'in hour, thcji return thc hcUle  1o the, Tue, lcmoycj:the* cover, ami  let lhe whole lot boil'bnskly two min  tiles. Skim the siirface ,wcll; thai  pour the pieserves "inlo> srn^l glasses and seal when cold. ; *ft - \ . ?  ��������� -;������������������o ���������- , . y t i j' - *  Tilis. J.is". A." Hant'oii, of N*aLna,inio  h-acher of instrumental and, vocal  music, will be at the Abbotts-ford hotel - ii(5\t Wednesday, Jtne 21-- between bhe hours ol" 2 -and,5 ,p.m. to  meet with .those -who, ma;- be desirous of taking .vocal or instrumental  work. ..     ,j...    .  Preserving Strawb r-  ries Arriving Daily  Leave your orders early  BLAIR HI  'PHONE 2-1.  *i f|  i.  NORTII   OV STER* SCI lOOV^'"'"'  TEKDl-'RS will  be leceived !by*'=Ube  undei si������iud up to.;iioon -en ,Wedncr.-  day, .IunV 2511)," llloVi, for the follow-  nij), work, vii'., , , .. .- i\^'--'-  21 .Supplying hew floor l6*ke laid'ciy'e'r  ihei present lloor.' The boarcls'iniisfbe  I \--l  edge i>lain and .Kiln��������� dne.d..   -���������   ,  Plnstennj;  the building throughout.  Plac:iijj,     new shingles tin the. roof'  ami  trarinii, old  away. ,  Pla(ir������   new sills  under  woodshed  P.iinline; school house inside an'd  outside, two coals. Foi-further->ai-  tieulais apply to D .1 Thomas, llo-  bcils strejl  Post   Po\   7 1  N      B���������The" lowest   or  no I   neeessariU' accepted.'  I .i hsmith.   Addr.-ss  ���������any  tender'  LADVSMITi'.  Sale, of RI,':ses  and Whitewnar-good-  now taking place at Simon  Co.,  Ltd.'  .eiser  PORK & BEANS'WITH.    ���������  CHILB SAUCE  OLD   Clll'RC'fl  BRAND.  ONE   POUND  TINS    ���������      10 cents  THREE  POCND TIN'S   ......  20 cents  W.T.'HEDDLE   CO.  WiDiams' Block  Ladysmith  Pari icnlarG-roccrs.  -^Telephone  I������T'*  CM  se ���������!  'he      oiTicers  uId not   lal1.-  .   Sto'*l-r-l !  of      th-.  la-.I evening.  Summer Sale n-LRlotises and.'While-  wear n,;-w taking place at .Simon  Leiser &, Co.'s Ltd. All goo<ls in  this line must he disposed of, as we  will not cany them over for :u. lii-  s.'-a':oii.  ci  Three Lines of  MENS' AfSD BOYS'  STRAW HATS  To Clear, 20 PER CHNT off  3:  Dr.  R.  B.   Dier is  again in Ladysmith and can  be Li unci  at all hours  at his ollice-on High street, i  Get  your  Knight's.  Sundav   C-olonists  at  Ladysmith Deal Biiin;  Itstent'  THE  AIETHODIST  ('If > X'Jll  The lc-stival previously anno-'iiced  for' Moivda.y evening, .June. IC. wiii be.  held on Lbe,..parsonagegrounds.....*���������;'.������"'5  Strawberry; .iec;'.creaiii; cakfe, *.ctc.,'i  wilLJie .served, and inusic and ga-'-'cs  wil! be ruinish'ed. A eoo-:l time is  anticipated   by all   who come.  .. (iyV-yj Oye/.', ye people of .1. dy-  smilh, co'ine and enjoy our siia.w-  berric\s._anil.have a social, cha^witli^  your neisiibors and fricn'tls for'an  hour  or   Lwo! l-lvery'nody will   be  made     welcome. Time,  afternoon  and evening.  tp fa ** *g* tt w-1  sm+mm  Summer Sale  OF  f  Blouse <s White wear Good*  NOW TAKING PLAGE  All Prices Marked in Plain  F igures  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  ^msmmiSsa+muh^K++K+M  LADYSMITH  ���������a-S'^aVa'*;  '>���������*���������-  W," G. Fraser  T  .   Merchant Tailor,  y-r        r-- '->������������������ *   <������    *' - (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  Odds and Ends  WATCH TIIIS SPACE-IT WILL P AY  YOU    SOMETHING      CUT  IN  . I TWO EVEKY DAY.  - ;TH1S WEEK, IT WILL BE JUG S.      A      BEAUTIFUL   BLUE  AND  t        /-.'..''     "  WHITE QUART JUG FOR  -.'.-. 25c  *-"*-rn<rr������,r"fr��������� ���������^*^c���������^^^J^'*-~1-^*1���������,;^'���������'*,��������� JIJJ" ���������"��������� ������������������"PVMiifiliiillM  J.PIERCY SMO CO,  Launch and Pleasure. Boats of all  descri-'lions for Mire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  HARKIil*  AND  MAYKDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS    BLOCK.  ��������� TELEPHONE   6-7  INSANE MEN   BROUGHT  DOWN   FROM  Till-:   VUKON.  Six  insane men en   route from    the  Yul;r-ii   to  thc  asylum   for lhe  insane  at   New  Wcs I minster   in   charge  of    a  force  of Northwest  Mo.inted   Police,  caused sensations at intervals during  the   voyage  of   the steamer  Princess  Beatrice from Ska.,'*w-������.y.   Sonic of the  men   were   exceedingly   violin!,      and  had ti be. cr'nfincd  in  rocens,  the construction      of     which   was   specially  strengtheiitHl  so   that   they could  not  break   out.    One  of   the poor  fellows  was so vii.'h-nt   that he had  to       be  watel ed  by   (be  roliee ai|   the     way  down      the    coast.      On   the  C.F.R.  wharf  in   Vancouver  one  patient de-  ciled   that he did  n-.t   wish- to  land,  -ni I .the police had difficulty in  tni-inr.-;   |  him off the boat.   He put up aslren-  uous (igjit, an'd it took sevpral 'policemen to hantlcuff him c-so that he could  be taken over  to New Westminster,  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,  B.  C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrate*  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS.  ETC.  Ladysmith hardware- co., Ltd  Charlie   Dunn  MERCHANT TAILORS  Y'V ,'  "UfAv'SPRING   AND  SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  '"Cliailes" Dvnn. of the above firm, v isits Ladysmith cveiy Sunday for the  purpose of  taking measurements aud    seeing customers    personally.    May  be .seen at the Hotels.,   We guarant ee all stock and a perfect lit at   the  lowest possible rates.   Suits from      $15.00 up.   Pants from $4.00 up. All  Hand-made.-    Full line of the Latest    supplies  ALWAYS   carried   by   Mr.  .Ib'iiin.: - - . '. ' <V "' ' '      ���������  REAL  HIRE, LtFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  V   HENT81| COLLKC1EI)  DE10DS,   WVLLS,   MORTGAGES,   CONTRACTS     AND   AGREEMEN"  DRAWN.  JOHN STEWART  CONVEYANCING  P. O. Box 268  NOTARY .'PUBLIC.  jgraM*amB*n-**-1������^^  hasm U  vm  2^;iBiS?ai*'������  ! CLOCKS       bargains       CLOCKS  a shipment of all kinds of clocks thai, we wi"  .Jf.st received  at low prices ���������  i I ,  ���������  I, .     ���������  ,  !   -1  ;  EIGHT  DAY STRIKING  CLOCK   EIGHT  DAY STRIKING CL OCK   (with   alarm   attached)  REPEATING   NICKLE   ;d.A��������� CLOCK   REGULAR NICKLE ALARM CLOCK  ALL THESE CLOCKS \.RE PROM THE BEST AMERICAN  FACTORIES AND ARE ,U ARANTEED TO KEEP GOOD  TIME. '     :  clear  $3,011  ?S.50  $1.7.r)  $i.no  BJ^ORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   XXX      Ladysmith,   B.  C  Stand a  good chance to win a  i  Every 25-Cent  purchase of Wh-iti  ticket in the drawing f"-' this  Swan  liijli  i-radc  Bli  Soap     entitles you to a  p;i'aniophone. -    - ��������� ���������  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AH  work guaranteed, and at reason  able rates.  NOTICE.  From    ' this  date  the undersigned  will  not be  responsible for any  indebtedness ...   incurred except on       a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Maohin.  V.   I.   EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT  CO.,  LTD.  Non Personal  Liability,  High St.  Ladysmithj  < Victoria, B. ('., May LSI  i nor-  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Sunday Examiner, New York Jour  nal, New York World. For sale a  Knight's book  store.  /���������  1*1!  4  m  m  tiii  '<���������'!  w  M  ���������5-1  sl-I


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