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 '<   /-  J'-  C -tU>'  cV  -'./j .**,  ''���������J ������3',  DUNCANS   &  ~~ LADSYrilTH  h*m, ������v -190&  The Daily  ���������K*H***H^*M^4*i~H*^*r<H~K*^*f'*H*<**I--f -H- ���������������  *.^f LADYSMITH  I       & DUNCANS I  <H*"H +~'.<H*4- ^���������.^.���������^-.���������.^^^^.j.^.j.^.j.^.j.^^.^.  VOL. 2,  THURSDAY,  JUNE 8,  1905.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  fv  DISCUSS ADVISABILITY OF ENDING WAR  V  Russian   Press   Alters its  Tone  and no Longer  Insists  on Strife  Japan-However, Must not  Ask  too Much or it Will Pay  Czar to Fight on  St   Pclci-RlMir***, June 8.-There is a  ficial circles at thc retirement of M.  .    ...      .    .    ������    . -. , ���������<' Delcasse,   until  recently  French  min-  siiz/iificant change in lone >u   li������ >a; ������ ' K*:*J   tj��������� ,������������������c.   ,.������  ' n    - ister of foreign aflairs.   He was   re-  of some of  the Russian newspapers,   ftal.(U^ as     a true {dem, o[ RUSSia,  ��������� like the Novoe Vremya, which nev-er  aiWi was a personal friend of Foreign  before  has   admitted   the  possibility  Minister Coind Lamsdorff,  and was  of the conclusion of.peace until   Russia   had  achieved   a victory.    Today  the papers -discuss calmly  the advis-  , ability of ending the war, if ..Japan's  terms  are  reasonable.    The  payment  of   a big      indemnity,   Ihey   declare,  would be  too  humiliating.    The   No-  ,voe Vremya says bluntly  that if Japan asks  loo much, it will pay Russia to prolong the contest indefinitely,   while the Russ argues that     if  representatives  of  the Russian   people  ait* called  together,   Japan    will  see hei self confronted by  the whole,  'any  political system  aimed  against  'nalion, and she'will readily agree lo Germany. The British alliance has  reasonable terms. "Even tbe revo- , not helped France in Morocco, hut  t lulionisis," the Russ adds, "are not il, has embroiled her with Germany.  '���������* tiaitois. They arc fighting the pre-' M. Delcasse pays the penalty ,by resent rotten bureaucracy, and not the tiring as complications cap he easier  mother country. They would not tol- avoided with him out of the cabinet,  eiate a disgraceful  peace." -and     his  retirement will not affect  '���������   Universal  regret is expressed in of-   the dual alliance.  a sincere  and  unequivocal  supporter  of    'the    dual alliance.    The Novoe  Vremya says: "We know how to appreciate true friends, wc have so few  of  them."      Th3 -Russ  considers  M.H  Delcasse  Io" be the victim  of trying  to play  the impossible" role of a connecting link Ivctween two rivals, Russia  and   Great   Britain.    The  Slovo  says:    "M. Delcasse's policy  was ever  directed  towards  the isolation  of  Germany,  but he forgot that an  alliance with Great Britain would ruin  LADYSrVMTI TOWNSITC fr WATER  WORKS INCLUDED INE.A NLDEAL  NITKI SilMUim Nil  LIST  Of Her ICrew of Eighteen  Fourteen Meet With  ���������   Death  Three Explosions on Board  Cause the Fearful  Disaster  41  Picturesque Ceremony Attends   Presentation  of  Credentials to Sultan  Mr. Lowther Assures Moroccan Ruler of British  Friendship  Ladysmith is   Now a G P. R*  Town   and the  Great Railway Company is Identified With  its Prosperity  With the Grec t Coal Mines  Still Owned  by the  Wellington Colliery Co,, Working Steadily This  Should be the Best City in the Province  ������������������^4-4**4--������I-KH**4^***H**"M*^  KAISER'S & ROOSEVELFS  VIEWS ON PEACE*COINCIDE  Berlin, Juno 8.���������The interviews Baron Speck Von Sternberg has had  with President Roosevelt and the cable, correspondence -between the Am'  hassador and the Foreign office here  has resulted in lhe President and the,  Emperor finding that they bad identical views on, the subject of peace  and were nearly of the -same opinion  as to .the method of drawing Russia  and .Japan into negotiations. The  joint view appeared lo be that others, including France, and Great Britain ought to Ifc left out h**causc to ibo  sine of a coinniiinTty ov views all :al-  ong would be a slow and cimibersomc  business and would impress Russia  as taking on the .'.'character .'of'outside  .���������'pressure. This is precisely what'the  .Associated'" Press is informed President Roosevelt and Emperor William  '.wish: to avoid. Tliey wished theEm-;  pet'or of Russia: to take" the initiative and sought" only 4-ht* he should  avail himself : of the American and  German /governments as instruments  for making' the first steps toward  peace easier. ^ .'The.~Russi.an-' government was informed through Count  .Cassini, Count Alvcnsleket, the German Ambassador at St. Petersburg,,  THE COWBOY PREACHER  TAKES  A      TRIP:  Belting-ham, Wash., June 8.-"Cow-  boy Preacher,", well known in'northern Waslii'iiEi-roii, has- loft, for Newhoi'o  near  here,   at  the invitation  of  fifty  citizens.  Forty'thousand dollars, in gold, representing six weeks' clean-up of the  fifteen-stamp mill al Posllamhert  Mine, Mi. Baker district, has  'been brought- lo this city.  __ +- ���������  just  WHTPPlNGvPOST LAW  FOR WIFE BEATING.  Bel thigh am,.   Wash.,   June  8.���������Despatches from   Portland -tell, of ,    the  first  "nfoi'cem-eiit yesterday  of     the  whipping post law  for  wife  beating,  adopted   by  the State of Oregon last  winter.  Careless McGininty  was sentenced      to   twenty  lashes.    He was  stripped  lo'the waist,, manacled  and  with  his  hands" tied  to. a.door,  was  whipped   by   Jailor  Grafton  of P'orl-  la-ml, under   the -supervision of Assistant   county   Physician   McCormack.  The convicted  nian-hivd  brutally beaten his  frail  wife.  Mr* Meyer and Count Von Ostensaek-  en, the Russian Auihassadar at Berlin, of what Uie United States and  Germany were seeking, so that Am-'  bassador Myers' audience of Emperor Nicholas was prepared for in the  fullest   manner.  The      understanding    here  is    hat  Emperor Nicholas went so far i? to  say     to Ambassador Meyer lint'l.e  would   like  to  know  what   Japan*'s  terms would  be.    This inquiry'   was  not   (o  be cons tried  as  asking     for  peace,      but only as  telling friends  that before      taking- so grave >a step  on   their advice   lhe  Russian  government     might propose and naturally  desire to anow through: these friends  how Japan regards peace.    Japan, it  is believed iii     government'quarters-  here,      will lay down specific peace  conditions,   far  more  reluctant than  at any stage of the war ..because, preparations   have  been  made  to carry  the  campaign  to Russian .territory;  take  Vladivostok,   and   then  exclude  Russia  from  the  Pacific, Unless  her  high  conditions  are completed,   this  is ,a crude .-,   expression of what  is  thought' to' be- Japan's immediate policy.  SETTLEMENT  OF  STRIKE  NOT IN" VIEW YET.  Chicago, Hls.,iJune 8.���������Peace     in  the  teamsters'* strike seemed   today  as    far     away as ever.    Settlement  with  the Express. Companies ������and    a  demand by the unions that police be  withdrawn from Wagons and the coil-  ting  olT of  the strike were apparently   insurpeia-blc  obstacles to  an    adjustment'.    With   peace  efforts  again  coming    to   naught,,   the   prospective  spread of the .strike  lo truck stores,  followed   hy   members     of  the  team  owners'  organization was   today       a  vital   issue.again.  JAPS OFFERING   BRITISH  STEAMER'S   CARGO FOR   SALE  Nagasaki, June 8.���������It is reported  hen: that'the Japanese are offering  the cargo of the British steamer,  Oldhamia, recaptured hy them from  the Russians, for sals..  FITZSIMMONS   AND   SCHRECK  WILL  FIGHT ON JULY 3RD.  Salt     Lake City,   Utah,  June 8.���������  The     date of-the  Fitzsimmons-Sch-  reck fight has been changed from July -ith to July 3rd.   o _���������  SERIOUS   CHARGES  AGAINST  EX-CASHIER  Philadelphia, Pa., June 8.���������A warrant has been sworn out for Geo. G.  Glenn, for manv years cashier of th-3  *;'  Postal     TejegraplrCompany, in 'this  'cily,  who is charged with the embezzlement of $12,000 I'rom the company  He. is a 'fugitive    from justice     and a  inward ��������� has been offered for  his     a"i*--  i rest.    The  warrant was  issued       at  the instance of the Bankers'   Surety  Company,   of Cleveland,  which .went  on his bond.    In the warrant Glenn  is charged \#th having also forged a  check for more than $9,000,  Plymouth, June 8.���������Submarine boat  '���������'A  8" was lost off the .breakwltcr  here th s morning.    Three" explosions  are said "lo have occurred   on board  before she foundered.   She hail      on  board  eighteen officers  and   men,   in-  eluding her regular crew of men who  * were .training.   Fourteen of the number  were drowned,   and   the     others  were picked up.   The disaster occurred while the "A 8" was  proceeding  to sea for practice, accompanied  by* -  -another submarine boat and a torpedo boat.   Three explosions  were seen  from the shore to occur on board the  '-'���������A  &".   which  suddenly  disappeared-  Tugs and"divers immediately proceeded to the scene.  The sinking of Uie'British  submarine boat recalls the sinking' of the  submarine  boat  "w 5,"  off Queens-  town February  IB,  as  the result    of  explosions on board that vessel,  and  the     sinking of the submarine boat  "A 1:; off'Portsmouth March IS last  year, as the result of being run down  by'    a steamer  while thc submarine  boat'swas submerged.   The ��������� explosions  aboard tlie  "A 5" was reported-   as  being so violent lhat it was     heard  ten.miles away, an-d shook" the submarine's-convoy, thc-Hazard,     from i  stem  to stem.   Six  men  lost their'  lives  and  twelve  were seriously    injured  in this disaster.   The disaster  to  "A  1"   was even  more appalling.  She was     sulifiierged  near  the naval  lightship     off Portsmouth when she  was run down by a steamer of    the  Donald Curry  line and all on board  of her, eleven officers and men, were  drowned.   The loss of tlie submarine  boat was not. known for some hours  after the liner had :reporled to     thc  manoeuvering  fleet   that   she       had  struck a   torpedo,  and after ft   long  search  the 'ill-fated  sulvm<u:ine     was  discovered.    It was  presumed,     that  the steamer  in striking the submarine boat upset her  and spilled    the  gasoline in  the tanks, rendering her  helpless.       The crew were  battened  down  and  were suffocated   by      the  fumes of gaosliiie.  .!���������' '���������   U '   ������  Tangier, Morocco, June 8.���������Gerrard  A. Lo wilier, British Minister to Mo.  rocco, presented his credentials to  the Sultan today. The ceremony was  attended by the customary picturesque Moroccan display. Mr. Lowther  in his speech assured the Sultan of  lhe sincerity of King Edward and of  (he British government in their desire for the welfare of, Morocco and  their "earnestness for the maintain-  ance of the power and authority of  lhe sherifian ruler." The latter reciprocated the;wish Tor a continuance of the traditional,friendship between the two countries. Throughout the interview- the Sultan was  impassive, almost indifferent. The  political situation remains befogged,  and will not be cleared up until Mr.  Lowther has a private audience to  the Sultan. It is -reported that pri-  va te offers have been made - to the  Sultan of a loan of $25,000,000 and  it is alleged that the offer is supported by American capitalists , but  a suitable guarantee remains the difficulty, as lhe customs are pledged  to France for the next fifteen years.  It. is learned on authority  that the sale'"of the Esqjiiimalt and   Nanaimo  Railway's   stock  to      the  Canadian  Pacific   Railway  Company includes the land grant and also   the   unsold   portions   of   the  city  of   Ladysmith,   including  the waterworks  system  complete.  What this means to the well wishers of-this city ican scarcely be at first appreciated. Who ever  knew a town in which the C P. R. was largely interest-ed in that did not prosper, if prosperity was  at all possible? c  . The transfer of the C.P. K. of (he entire interests of the E. & N. took place yesterday. The employees now in charge of the Company's interests will continue as heretofore until July 1st. The  deal is exactly as stated in The Lodger a week ago, on the authority of Mr. R. Marpole, although at  that time details were not obtainable".  The Wellington Colliery Company retains certain - water rights and a strip of land f-0 feet wide,  each- side ,of theXwasher flume- Also certain other water rights toward Nanaimo River. Also all  lanJs lying along tha water-frciit below the tracks, out as far as the gravel pit, except Uiat the C.  P.R. have certain wharf and trackage privileges. All present employees will be retained in the service of  the C.P.R.  so far as   is now arranged  Certain  officials  of the C.P.  R.  will ibe along the line accustoming themselves'to    the conditions,  ' etc.  for handling  theit*   lew property  during the  balance  of this   onth.    After   this   mcnlh   everything  will lie under the dircciiuns of the C. P. R.  The Colonist of this morning says: Transfers and agreements under which the C.P.R. obtained the  stock of the E. & N. Railway Company from 1h������ nwniis* .vere signed -yesterday afternoon The old  hoard of directors, consisting of James Dunsmuir, president; Joseph Uunk-Y, vice-president; - &nd  Messrs. J. Little, J. A. Lindsay and Hon. 0. E. Pooley, resignpd and anew boaid was appointed as  follows: William Whyte, A R. Creelman R. Mar-* ole, J. S. Dennis and J. Wv "Troup, Mr. r.'ltyte *ufi-  seqiiently being elected vice:president. The transfer includes lie lailway and land grant, the latter  amounting   to approximately  one million   aud  a ha I  acres.  ^.<^.j.4^.!.<3~|^.*><^.>*~'*^^  ���������T*  '  .    .  ��������� \'-\  i    ���������  f     '      p  ���������  ', '��������� - r:  z  * 1 <   , vi 1  t  \  t'  1 ���������                            ��������� 1  -+-  INSIDE OF TUNNEL ON FIRE  Timbers   Catch  Light  and  Traffic is Hindered  \  BREAKS IN THE  CHAMPLAIN  Canal   is  Badly   Damaged  and Will be Tied up  for Two Weeks  Fort Edward, N.Y.,..Iune S��������� The  whole  Chaiiiplain canal will  be  tied  up  for at least two  weeks and       a  largej outlay of money will be .rcH'Mr-  ed  to  repair damages as a result of  breaks in thc iliii-al here and at Mose-  kill during the night.    At this place  the east and  west banks of  the  river     were   washed   out,   the   viaduct  which conveys Hie water  from  ICast  creek under  the canal  was seriously  damaged and a hole 150 feet long and.  ���������extending  20  feet below  the level  of  ths canal   was   torn   in  the embankment.   All- the water  in the canal on  the five mile level ran out,   flooding  lands in the vicinity, destroying tow  paths'    and      stranding  many   canal  hoals.    The damage caused by     the  leak at Mosekill was -of a similar, nature hut not. so extensive as here.  Denver, Col., June 8���������Word has  teen received at the general offices  of the Denver and Rio Grande railway that a lire has broken-out-anv.  ongstthc timbers in the tunnel at  Ruby, 24 miles west of Grand' Junction,': and has temporarily stopped  traffic'between Denver and Salt Lake  City. The tunnel is only 580 feet in  length and arrangements for transferring passengers from one side to  the other are being made. The origin of the fire, is .unknown aiid it is  fast burning itself out. It will be  several. days before traffic through  the. tunnel, will .-be  rcsumfcd.  BRITISH. AND. AMERICAN     ."'   .  YACTHS ENTER FOR RACE  Louden, June 8.���������The British.yacht  Valhalla and      the  American yachts  Atlantic,     Autowana     and   Apache,  which recently took.,part'in  the trans  Atlantic race  for  the  Emperor,     of  Germany's cup, have been entered  in  lbe   race  for  auxiliary  steam  yachts  from 'Dover fo Heligoland,, which will  take  place June 17th.  _ o- ������������������  VANCOUVER LIBRARY ROBBED  ELECTRIC  -���������    EXPERIMENTS  IMPERIAL   MANIFESTO   DOES  NOT MAKE ITS APPEARANCE.  St.   P3tersburg,   .lime fi.���������(IL'10   a.  in.)-���������Ascension     Day,    one     of the  most important of the  Russian  religious holidays, was not marked    by  the appearance of the expected imperial  manifesto  on the subject  of the  projected national assembly.  Vancouver, B. V..,A\ burglar stowed  himself away in the Carnegie library  last night     after if had been closed  for the night,  lie ransacked  the museum, located on top floor, securing, a  number  of  coins,   gold   nug-gcts      and  gems,   the latter being* from the col-  Fee Hon     of    Rev.    Dr.  (Irant,  formerly  pastor  Baptist  ('lunch here  engaged  on  a leclurii  Sl'ates.    From   this  collection,  which  had   been   placed'on   exhibition  as  a  loan," the' burglar  secured   about $5,-  (100   worth,      while  many  specimens  cannot,   probably,  be duplicated.  The bui'a-lar must have hidden away  white the'librarian was closing up as  the front door was not tampered  with and a window in the basement  was found open through which he departed.  Lynn,   Mass.,   June  8.���������To  demonstrate how little danger   there  is in  electrical force  when properly  handled, Professor Elihu Thomson, of this  city, yesterday permitted over half a  million   volls   to   pass   through      his  body without displaying the slightest  tremor or experiencing the slightest  physical    discomfort     from the  test.  The demonstration was made for the  benefit     of the Commercial Club of  Boston.   Professor Thomson adjusted  a special  apparatus to his body nnd  a high     frequency current was used.  Suddenly  there was a flash from  Hv  'linger  tips, and great sparks flew in  to   the  air, illuminating   two   incandescent      lights that were held two  feet frc-ni  the .fingers.   ...  JOCKEY EX'  ONERATED  New York, June 8.���������Jockey Eugene  Hildebrand, who estabjishe-d last season anew record for .winning imounts,  will be allowed, it is understood,'To  resume riding when the meet ing   at  Sheepshead Bay opens; one week from  today.   Hildebrand. was suspended recently    for     the     remainder of the  Gravesend  ineeiing  by   the .stewards'  president,  because  of his  handling of  H.      P. Whitney's   Duenna  in  a race  won   by a heavily  backed   filly named  Last   Cherry.    Through   investigation  that  followed  reference  lo  the.     case  was made to the fb-.oley Club and il  is  now understood   that   the  lad   has  been   practically exonerated  of     any  wrong    doing. He claimed  at.   the  time that one of his stirrups broke,  preventing him from riding out the  Whitney "fillv.   + ~  RUSSIA HAS INVITED  PEACE OVERTURES  Desires to Learn Japan's Disposition and Terms of  Peace  British and American Influence  Relied  on to Move  Japan  ���������|*^^-������;.^^.j^������^c4>^������<^j������^->^^-������2.^>-j.<ij_.t.^> ������j^<j>.j-**;* .u-*-.^. .-  .!-<*>-H-*!-<t~H*-  t  I  X  her demands peace seems at  probably will be the first ev-  havc   agreed  belligerents  to  MARINE  Tug Oiler and scow are  for Victoria.  in  for coal  Rowland  D.  of the First  and who is no-w  is,-   four   in      the  S.S.   Frcigher came in last evening  from Todd's Inlet.    The   cement,  was  on    C.P.R.     cars and  taken by the  Transfer  lo Vancouver.  S.S.   Venture  will   le  ker coal and caisjo this  in   for   bun-  epeuing.  Ladysniith   was  invested   yesterday  by      a large   swarm   of   bees.    Tliey  (ame  I'rom   the direction  of Chemain-  us and set (led  in  the oca garden belonging to Mr.  Dvnsmuir, at the top  of   the hill.  St. Petersburg, June 8.���������President Roosevelt, striving .with  excellent prospects of success to ..end the war, is now the central  figure of the world's-'stage. One of thc main obstacles, it seems,  ��������� will be overcome once Japan and Russia have agreed to accept  his good offices for the arrangement of peace negotiation's. Tlie.fce-  ligerents are expected to be able to arrange peace terms direct-'  The President is believed to share with Emperor William the he  lief that the belligerents should be allowed t0 settle the actual  terms without outside inl or for cure. Evidence also exists that President Roosewll, has seemed tin- suppon i.f several continental  powers and at the proper  time Ihey  will stand a I. Iiks  beck.  Just   what   is   tinus-piriug at   Wr.sh n ������������������Ion      has   been   carefully  guarded, and the outside world .is-at sea,   hul  indulges* in speculation.   If Japan proves moderate      ai  last to he close ahead.  An armistice  idence the world will have .that   the  shake  hands.  Paris, June 8.���������It is defi-nilely known that the Russian foreign minister, Count Lamsdorff, seconded by M. Wilte, president  of the committee of ministers, has invited overtures through, the  Russian representatives abroad to learn Japan's dispositions ami  (terms of peace. These overtures, it is said here, began three  days ago, and were the basis of. the decidedly more hopeful view  which the officials began to have.  The British and American influence are chiefly relied on to  move Japan now that Count Lamsdorff and M. Wilte have made  Hie preliminary approaches. Diplomats hero hold the view that Tokio would prefer to continue lhe war until Vladivostok is taken  and all the territory up to Lake Baikal is under Japanese control. The diplomats also believe that Tokio will hesitate to lay  down terms until it is clear that the Emperor is willing to treat  for   peace.  II,  now  transpires   that   A nvbassa-dor     Meyers'      audience  with  Emperor Nicholas had been preceded  by a family council   at Tsar-  sj;eOr.S0lOi at %-hicli -it is iiivder,stood the. decision was re-ached that  peace  was  cnteitain.'d   if  Japanese  condilions were  not   too 'oTier-   T  ous. T  Boating and  regatta shirts at  mon  T.eiset   &  Co.'s  Ltd.  Si-  Rev. R. J.     Bo wen   is spending a  few days in Vancouver.  Sunday Examiner, New York Jour  nal, New York World. For sale-J* a-  Knight's  book  store.  \ THE DAILY LEOGtR  published   every  day except Sunday  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OmoeB,   Ladysmith and   Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  VRTCE  80  cents   a  month,    J5  per  year    iu  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication.    THURSDAY,   JI'NE   ti,   l-WIL  THE WAR  inlPinal conditions  foice hi in I'J make  The war in the Ensl would al fuM  though Is seem to he pi city wellovcr,  hi'.I is it? If is is, a.s press despatches "allirm, lhe dele-rnunalion ot lhe  Hinperoi ot Russia lo continue the,  Ijgi.t hejnay prolong the wai lndch-'  l.itiK', provided  ni Russia do not  peace.  Thc      reports,   not    yet   authentic,  houewi',   lhat      .Japan   will   demand  Saghalien   Isl.md,   to letain   PoitAi-  ihur,   that      \ l.ulivoslock   he  surren-  di-ied,   that   Manchiiiia he given  bad.  lo Chi iu, and thai Russia pay Japan  41,000,0(10,Oiu)    is  a     demand  which  Russia could     not meet, and then- is  noieason  why she should,  for Japan  has irally got everytlimg in the East  which    Re.ssia     had except   Vladivos  lock, and   that is only a question  of  time,   but   Japan      could not sucte-s-  tully   invade Russia,     and lhe C'/ai's  aimy    toiild      be Kept below Moscow  " and yet in touch with its base of supplies  and  keep     Japan constantly en  the alert to     protect  her holdings n.  Coiesi  and    Mnnchuiia    Of course,   if  Japan    makes   common      Cause  with  China, as might he done, it would l.e  of vast     assistance    lo lhe Mikado's  men,  j^ut     Russia cannot   pay such a  vast  indemnity,   it     would   he abso  lute-ruin for Lhe C'/ai  to attempt to  make peace  on      such  terms.     While  Japan h-is won everything and has all  lh.it she    -could hope to     win in tin  East  excepting to  capture   Vladivos  lock, she has     not   vet     finished   tin  fiuht       It      would  be fai  bet let   for  tiM'liyal'ion      if      Japan-would   ma1 e  'terms   wiih   Russia  which   would  giw  Japan  what     she leqiuics,  more tei-  riloiy I'm Ihegiowlli of her  vigorous  people,     and not      demand of Russia  ihe   impossible,   the  p.i.*. nient  ot  such  a large sum ol  ���������fl.dOO.OilO.Oofl .  DAILY LEDGER  DAY SCHOOL  Usual   subjects  taught;  also      languages,   drawing  in  pencil  and cray-  ' ons, paint ng in oils and  water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons gir-  eu in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith.  B. C.  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO.  686, F.  O. E.     :���������:        :-:        :���������:        :���������J  Meets In the Opera House 1st and  - *Jrd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  Piesident, B Forcimmer; Worthy  Secretary, C. H. Rummings.  ti in soup  (OMIT  ���������o-  Via the peoples' [favorite  ������������������ Plans, ^Specifications  and   De- ������������������  ������������������ tails     furnishcifl for all kinds ���������*  ������������������ of work ia the CARPENTER ������������������  *��������� Line'  ������������������ C.   B.   ROBELEE,  Carpenter  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady- ������������������  ������������������ smith.  B.  C. ���������"  Ladvsmiil  rdware Go  AGM  NTS.  A    FKillT WITH  A COUGAR       liK/ii-residrnts, >">,   iioii-rcsident  aliens  As  a  result of a   desperate  conflict  Vr>0.       The      Thicc  Cent   Rate   Hill  .villi  a cougar  \n.  William  Rogers,  make.-* three cents per mile the max-  if (iladwin. ncai l.jtion, has lost an  .ye, besides i'(cei\ ing other sei ions  iiijuiies.  Mi.   liogers  took  to the  woods with ������*     ���������- .-.   ,  he  avowed   intuition  of slaughter ing''������   pm chasing   the   output   ot   Spiing  vil.l cats,    hut ������e lirst animal  that  imum  passenger  rate on  1 ail roads of  1(0 mil'C-s and over in length,  Despatch..-,  Iiom  Anacoi tes- say the  Pat ihe t'c .1.1 Storage Company, which-  UiJ-.'Mstv    Alanagmen  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modem  and     Strictly  first  Class.  Commercial Mens' hcadciuarters.  Tire Proof     P.uildinjj.  2  Overlan'ds  Daily  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at 8 p. m. or 11 p. m..'  TICKETS SOLD TO ALL POINTS  Shortest     route to    Kei.nic; U. C,  and ALL KOOTENAY POINTS.  For rates,      folders,     .sleeping car  reservations a."*- all  informal ion call  on or address  S. Ci. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 75 Govern ment st  Seattle, Wash. "Victoria, B.C.  ul in an appcniauce was too much  oi the niiniod, and when the clouds  if battle had lolled away Mr. Rog-  rs had come to the conclusion that  Iu cougar'had s-iincuay oi anothei  n.uuaed to stt le best of thc scrap  salmon now  bci'iig caught  by a num-  ber  of      fish   trap   men,   report   the  catch  as  growing  much  better,  The long continued fiiciit.n between  [he  Boll  Telephone Company and  In���������  ��������� dependent   telephone companies on the  [Patilie   Coast   mav   i-dsiiH   in   a  con-  ''���������-���������'���������?         "              ,   I.     i     i  isolidaijon  of  the indepindent  corpor  He was tramping through the bush t ' '  ,   (_,  ' ,���������  bin he saw     an e.v.eplionallv large  Tlie Economisie Erancais of Paris  estimates the woild's gold pio luetic n ioi lhe cuirenf year af *-l< 0,0(i0-  000. sU.'.st year's produciioit amounted   to   JJdS.OlMl.fO)  She��������� li-as your wife impioved since  she Legnii to have her uiice cullivat-  ed'  He���������Yes, considerably When she  calls me down I notice iin.it it is in  anion* musical tone than it used to  be.  at ions,    Affording  t-o statements   in  ,,        .    ,   ihv  moiniii"   lapeis  here,   Alfred   L,  m.f.ir a few paces ahead.    lie raised   ^^^   ^   ^ ^  ^^  is o,u, and fi.eJ, but succeeded only fm Ci,r(ai]i of 1|M,e*j)pi|i|eill , Dlf.pnotl,  ,, i.icakiiift one of (he animals foie ';���������..., c,s., K ful<l starts ,���������,���������,,,,, for Npw  n.-.s li.l'urialcil hy thc |).im ol '^,'Y()liv <U1<] Bosl(;U T,B ^.-.^ ne savs  vnuiiil the h'-uc _cat d-oiuhi'd to )s-(() iuirfl0l ,��������� ()r���������.aiip/;i(ion in op_  .pi in..; a"d like a I'-**'1 fjl ���������ll"hllll"'J','po Jium |o |!ip Bell people, recog'iiiz-  'oatis saw the tawny l.ody hurled j(() as (l (<01))njf(ll Compel it or, Mr.  Iiiongh the circuiinianilvicnt ;itnu^s- r.|, ,.iv says consolidation movt'iiiMii, jr.  heie in his direction. He dndgod ',_(,,., tl ,lU ai, n^, ,the coast, and that  !,e lui io. s paws, but the coi gar lit l!1(|(,,, mjCM| coinpanit's in San Fian-  aii Iv on his baclr, and I him I.cu.au (jst.0j Seattle, Taconin, Spokane and  he fight out of winch" the luinU'i ].Sev(ial mher towns-on the coast are  aire sc.-oiid best In thc struggle 1|lVo K.(1 ,i:fc tu*- project,  he animal's claws toic one of Rog- p|tln.s fo -st-ltlc trouble hclwwn  r's eves fiom its soc'.ct, ripped his (i,,, loimshoieiiu-n's Luion ond solium  loll.es Into "dirc'ds and left a numl.cr   al,i  under  discussion   by   the  couven-  f-l  p..infill sir.ilchrs on his hack, neck   |k���������,  (,f   n,c   i'.u-i(ic  ('o.isl   branch  of  ���������|U1 .,,-,,,s ' lhe  Loiit>sh(ii'eiuen's  Vnion   at  Ever-  Thc inpned      n-an 1 ramped  back  to _L(C   will   he i'onc]uded  today.  tbe     setllemuil,      where  he  had   his  v/ouii.ls fitif-ndfd to.  Quite a  iiuniber of hunters  arc out  lookiiiu: Id      the K*alp of tin* coui-ar,  which'is thought   lo l.e lhe same one  thntl.Urd  nine of Mr   I     D. Lome's  sl.ecp a week or so ago.  NOTICE.  Persona fouud using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after Ihis notice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith, B.C.  The City Market  R. Williamson, Prop.,  1st Ave,       Ladvsmith  HOTEL     LELAND.-  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block Irom C.P.R. Depot - and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.-  F flcB Young;  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO, LADYSMITH  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Kaiiwty  Time Table No. 54,  ^^ TAKING EFFECT Tli  URSDAY,  APRIL  13,  ltOJ.  Noithbonad Sauthhound Noithbound Sat. Sun. Southb'^  Lease    - , Daily Arrive   Leave ' and  Wed.        Auive-  A.M.      P. M. P. M.     P. M.  Victoria       6:00 12.OC Victoria ... ....  .v... 4.80   7.35  Sluwnigan Lake      10.20 10.JC Shawnigaii Lal.e .... 5.17 G.4C  ���������Dimc-aus [    n:0o   10.02 Duncan'.../   5.55 5.55  Ladysmith    '    n:57    9.10  Ladysmith  ....  ._.....  fi.-15   5.00  Nanaimo' -.. J...   12:40    8.20  Nanaimo      .....  7.37  4.15  Ar.  Wellington^.      12:53Lv 3.00  Ar. Wellington    7.52  de  4.00  S. S. "JOAN" sails from Nanaini 0 for Vancouver Daily except Sunday, at 7 00 a. 111., returning sails from Vancouver for Naiiaimc_on arrival of     C. P.  R. train No. I or at 1.30 p. m.  Excursion rate's in effect to all points, good going Saturday and Sunday,  returning  not  later  than  Mond day.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  %  %  %  I  %  \  i  9.  .1  .1  I  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OP COPPER, QOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Wofks at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E.,& N.Tity. or the Sea  iSUKi  Rellinniiam, .hue 7.���������Thc new laws  iinwd hv the \Vashin;'lon Lo^sla-  iuie al its session last winter are  <roin<- into elTcct /today, \monu. thi-m  ^ li.mU-r's licence act, Mate license  issued .bv slate aiiditoi, lesiil nls U,  non-resi'dtiits 1- 0 nou-i-esWent aliens,  5,5(1. Counlv lictnse.s pi'o.l only :u Iho  .couutv  i*.su'od.    Residents of stale, M  ^ .. .. ������^^���������������������-.���������������������-*   ** '-'?'*****T**K''^>^V'-/^**,*V^^L-i������^^'--'--  ublie Notiee  ������'.'  K?  60  "YEARS*'  EXPERIENCE  'ATENTS  i>.'fS..'  Trade Marks  Desiahs  C0PVRI<iHT3 &.������  Ai.vono ofln.iiii-i 111-ketch pnfl 1jlwc-p"" "'?*  n.a "..ly us<-< rt-ili: our opli.'.o.i tree wlmtlier wi  ��������� n.\-, n.'livcoiillilontfiil. lKiiunjookonPateutb  111 .'.*. OLlusl auency /or sccurlna; imtei.ih.  I'.iionis u-.k*--i> tl.rouKii Jiui.ii & Co. rccolvo  -,..-1.(1 votice, v.'ilhuiit clinrKO, In the  tmm flraerican.  -. I 1 ..lBO-r-olv illn--!P'itn-3 wcrlily- f1f>''-J*'������tac,lr-  ^'^'���������^.J^^^ir^^^if^S^  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Eaten |l 25 Hbd $1.50���������  Free bus to all (steamboat landings and  r'ail#i v depots.    Electric car6 every.livi  uiimi't-'  i'������ .'.ll pariH-of   lhe city.   Bai  tn.d tab!<- uuLxcell.d.  F. BAYNIW, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, O.  HILBERT  . ^i.. ��������������� -1  -.��������� ���������", (/.'.>!<.. <"  rlt- Wa-.lilnB������'������.. i*. C-  Attention is called  to  the     fact thai   the  02:i5vie Flour Hills Co.,  of   ROYAL   1IOUSKTIOLD    FLOUR  make is  Limited,  iave for some t inu-  ihicinir flour in a   vastly   impioved  am]   puiiliwl  foi m  jiast  been  pio  h? the aid  of   fiLliCTRICITY  and having secured control of all thc basic patents relating thereto, take  this opportunity of advising   lhe   public   that   any  uiiaulh-  ori/.ed users of the'electrical fl������ur purify ins processes will he \>i(>-  Secu ted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Coiupa:.y LJinited  aro tlio  only millers in ICaunda whose .Flonr  i^  purified by tho Eleo*rio process  i ,&?^l$2^j&!&B&8ii&������&  Covering  Old Surface  Fir.U-l   lias    l.i-t'ii   cninpletely     Hoard  and'lodirin-; $1.0(1  per  d..  renovated   .  OTE  Jg-^^i-^ii.  PRETOR  i-\  P-.tr   Supplied   with   Uie   Best    Wines,  Liquors ami Ciir,ai-s.  1st, Avenue  : Lailysrnil-h R.0-  We have just rjceivcd ^ large shipment, of the famous Melrose Liquid  I'aints, tho best on the market at  .jil.Vf) per gal Ion. Uc also Jiamllc Maple Lcnf brand of varnishes, huggy  paints, etc., in fact we have evcry-  I hjiig lo beau I ily the home,  Wallpapero frnm ll'lc to ?1.0fl ]irr  noul.'le  Roll.  Piiinfinc- and papcrhanglng done at  reasonable rates,  at  HARRY KAY  FIRST  AVEN'UE  eat Market  Geo. Roberts,  X  Prop  HtNRVS NDRSFRItS  NKW CROP-  HouieGrown Sc  Imported  GARDEN,  FIELD  and FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND  HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spiing planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road.  Vancouver.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  Notice is heiehy given that at the  next sitting of'lhe licensing Court  to he held at Ladysmith, 1 intend to  make application for a transfer of  the retail liquor license now held Ly  me for the premises known as the Pilot Hotel, situate on Lot fl, block  126 Ladysniith, B. C., from myself to J.  B. Thomas  C1EORGE  TTANNAY  Ladvsmith,  B. C,  13th May, 19oV..'  TICKET   OFFICE  and   Yates  Sts.,  Cor.   Government  Victoria, B. C-  3  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains  Daily  3  Are You  Going East  Tliei be sure your tickets read   via  the  Out? of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited," Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Pull man and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to ull paints Eust aud,  South, also Pullman ticl-ets issued  and hoiths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone.  Park. Cheap rules fiom all points  East' from Marcti  1st to May  15th.  Steamship tickets on sale fo all  European points. Very low rale-;  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  rese'rwd  by  wire.  For  further  particulars call  at  the  oft'  or j.honc No.  456."  A.  IV CARLTON, - C. E.  LANfi  A;G.P.A.,   N.P., General   Agent  Portland,  Ore. Victoria,   13.0  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager. |  W.  SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY |W ������*-���������'���������:  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADYiSMIIILSIlAVINu  PARIORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best In the City :���������:���������j  t=-.,-. ,... ���������������������������^.'-.T.-  RATl'S $2.00 PER DAY  SAM.PI,!" ROOMS  BAR SUPPLIED WITH B55T  WINES, LIQUORS, CKJARi  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  t ' " ,     '  .   Beat accomodation in town. . Splendid hunting and fiehing in near vicinity.  A. J. iVLcMURTRIE, Proprietor - LADYSMITH, B. C.  9  X.  |PHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  ������  ��������� -  *  *  *  *  ,������  LADYSMITH Jf  *'*-������**������*-������*������}K.-M<-������*������*-������**^^  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Direator  Telephonej46.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles  a Specialty.  \ ���������Manufacturers    of��������� *  Rou^h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   aud   Kiln  Dried  Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber  in    Stock.    Dealers in   Pianos and  Organs .. .  LaJysmith, B.C.  The  only   line  new  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST.  PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the     Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS   CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  Fnr complete, information  ash your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   Agent,  151 Yesler Seattle.  THEJONES HOTEL  ���������    One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  lOTICE is herehy. given that at the  ext Kilting  of   lhe   Licensing  Court  he held at Ladyssnitli, I intend to  pply  for a transfer1 of  the  retail  liquor  license     now held by   me     for  ihe       premises        known      as     tho  Cenfrnl     Hotel,      situate on   Lot  -I,  Block 20,  Ladysmith, B.C.,'from-my-  . elf  lo   David   II.   Davies  and       from  tlie sa'd; Central" to  lilic  New    Mcst-  rn Hotel,   situate  an   Lot".1)',   Block  8.  Ladysniith,  B.  C.  FRANK   BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B. Ci, May 2nd, 1905.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  !B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  IS8UED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under  3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10  6 cents  ������������    $10       " " $30  10 cents  ������������������������   $30 .     "���������       '     " $50 .. 15. cents  These Orders are Payable at Par al any office in C nada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- points ll the United States.  HKGOTIABLE  AT A  FIXED RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC' , LONDON, ENG.  They form'an excellent method of remittin   small sums of money  with safety and ut small   :ost.  LADvf������*ITH BRANCH -��������� W.  A.  CORNWALL,.   Maaagar.  BOOTS  AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.'  Repairing and   making to order   a  speciality.  THOriAS MCEVVAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best accommodation for transient  and permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This, new Hotel has heen comfortably furnished and the bar Is up-to-  date. Rates $1.00 a day and ' upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������: >-: .���������*-: 3**-: Ladysmitk j  LADYSMITH BAK6RY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED   AND  FRESH.  BREAD. FIVE CENTS PER L0AF  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Ageney.  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM PRODUCE  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in tlie city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on tke  Esplanade. ,  JAS? WABNO������K3 L DAItV tBDGER  ������  ���������''  There is No Necessity  of sending away for .anything    vou may require in  Hardware or Garden Tools  We can supply y������ur want! in aif seasonable  goods such ai' Hoes,  Spades, Shovels, Rakes, Laws   Mowers,  Poultry netting, Etc.  Prices Always Right  PITT &PETER50N,  Duncan,    B. C,  ESTABLISHED 1878  DUNCAN and QUArUCHAN  W.P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise-  AGENTS FOR���������The American Cveam   Separator Co , Grant Powder Co.  and B. C. Pottery Company.  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home Grown Product*.  Keasfs Eivery_&  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 notice.)  X   X   DUNCAN,   B.   C.   X  ���������*v  ROBT. GRASS} E & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  HORSE SHOEING A SPEOIALTY  STATION STREET,  DUNCAN, B. C.  DUNCAN   LIVsEA8LYEand STABLES  S. J. Hagart, Manager  ���������f    Freighting a Specialty    +  PRICES HODERATE  Fi.RST-CLASS  TURNOUTS    OF    RIOS,    HARNESS,  HORSES.  DUNC AN.I   B. C.  Your patronage solicited  Telephone  iri  Con-section.  4l  T  Yx  Yx  Yx  Y  Y  ~^\~&-*r  .^.HS-^-a^K-*. -He^-;fr-Hr-}^t^K-5������--^  R. B. ANDERSON  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  BICYCLE AND GUN  REPAIRING.     ACETYLENE   GAS  FiX rURES AND  GENERAL METAL WORKING  Fine lines, WATCHES, CLOCKS and 'JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  *  I  Yx  Y  Yx  Yx  Ys  X    Oddfellows Block    ���������    ���������    --      _���������������������������������������������.  tt  * *  ;K  ��������������� .*)HIHH*-^I*" N*rHK-a-r-H--c  ��������� Duncan.1,,  jf\    /'*.7f\   7T\     j-T\  ,, B.C. J  /T%     7T\     7t\  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON  DOMINION   LANDS  IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST  TERi  RITORIES     AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the gioss output.  Quartz���������Persons, of eighteen, years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners'  eurtlfkates may  obtain entry  for a mining location.  A free na^ei's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in adVancs  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company,according  to  capital.  A- free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  jamc 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,, ana  additional  day  allowed  for every additional ten  miles  or fraction. ' The  fee for recording a claim  is $5.  At     least  $100  must be expended '  on the   claim     each year or paid to  the mining  recorder in  lieu thereof.  Jzoul^alem  Jtotel  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES  FOR COWICHAN  LAKE MONDAY,   WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY.  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors.  Quamichan Motel  -o���������  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Commercial Men  __0��������� - '      '  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fishing, Telephone connection.  FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  Duncans Station.  AN EASTER OPENING  FAIR'S  MILLiiF STORE  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  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  sub merged bed     or bars of the river  below low  water marie, 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 dregde 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 ot 2^ per   cent,  collected on  the output after  it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner, for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  Thc 1-ssec-s right is confined lo the  submerged bed ��������� or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  Jstdayor August in the year of tbe  the date of the lcaie.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  j dale-of the lease, and one dredge   for  leach five miles within six years from  (such date.'Rental, $100 per mile for  first year     and     $10 per     mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, tame I  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon -Territory���������Creek, gulch,. river- and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  eugth, 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 be  1250 feet square. ;.  Claims are marked bjL two- legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed .for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking' a  claim must hald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled    to   a claim    of 1,000 feet in  length,  and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the oub  put of which  no royalty, shall      be I  HUSBAND IN  J AII.  V.OMAN  IN  JEANS  Helena,     Mont���������While her husband  is serving a forty-day sentence m the  Silver Roy     county jail,  imposed by  United States judge W.  H. Hunt, for  violating an injunction issued by that  court restraining     operations  in certain mining     property,  Mrs. Charles  L.  Gey-mnh is   acting as  manager of  ihe property, and not with indifferent,  success, either.  Mr. Geyman js a member of the'  legislature from Silver Bow county,  was. a mayoralty candidate last  spring, the nominee oi the labor party, withdrawing m favoi of John  MacGinnis, the successful nominee,  and is the first man to suffer actual  imprisonment by order of court dur-  -"S the famous j'llt(.e copper mine  controversy,      wIj,ich ���������ag w[th  more or less ri:re for ,-nore 11m,, twdn-  j *fc*^e������*������������������������#i'^fc**#Afc^*������'fc6������i.^6^  Union  brewing  NANAIMO,   B. C  flanufacturers of the  Co  In British Columbia g  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed    |  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops I  *-9-*9*������?????������??*?9*������9 +m++9Z- ?*������99999*?'-������9999999999S  9  chargen, the rest of the party ordin- 'through water cav  ty years.  Geyman and     the Boston and Montana companies  Jlavc adjoining  ���������rop_  ^esonthe     .Tat below  thc "city of  '"���������Ic.   Adjacent properly was in dis-  PI,C 'TUvee" '������������������*������������������". ���������*���������"! until its fi-  -nal determination, Judge Knowles  ���������s-sued an injunction retraining the  Ocynian company from working thore-  ;��������������� The Boston and Montana declared that this was being violated  ���������md Geyman was cited lo show why  he should not be punished for alleged  violation.  A hearing     was'had ltxstinR more  t->.Wa     week, .  but the evidence adduced by the Vospectivc litigants was  so   contradictory     that Judge Hunt  Hunt sent    an     expert and survevor  to Butte to make an independent examination,   it     was  upon their evidence that     Judge Hunt ordered his  mcaiceration     in jail for fortv days  and assessed costs of the proceedings  amounting to     several thousand dollars, against- the     Geyman company.  The     Boston, and   Montang company  charged that Geyman had looted ite  property of more than a million dollars worth   of ore.  Greyman was in jail, aiul it wa������ upV  Geyman  was in jail and it was up  lo his wife to do' something. Nothing  flaunted,    she   donned boots, overalls  and jumper, and    with a strap for a  belt   assumed   command of the Geyman property, which would be heavi  ly damaged if allowed to remain idle  Miners' Drilling Machines  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened  by us always gives satisfaction.  Picks liandl ed and repaired.  Ships mi thing   in aJ1     its    Branhes.  florseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  David Murray  Buller Street   -    -    ~    -  Ladysmith, b  (  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE     ALWAYS ON THE LO 0K0UT FOR    TIIE BEST MEATS  IN THE MARK ETS.  WE  ARE NOW BRINGING  OUR CATTLE  FROM EAST' OF THE r.3  OKIES,  YOU WILL GET TIIE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  PAN NELL   &   PLASEKTT  STFVENS BLOCK,  OAT/.CR*1 i.V.vE._-,T,'  -ADYSniTH, B Q  , +���������>+++++*���������*, M M -M ��������� +-++-+++++++++++++ IIMlMlMlH *******  x  LADVSMITH TRANSFER CO. x t  ��������� PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDHOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.     ,  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the  Abbots ford.  *  WILLIAMS AN3 WASKST  >"******* *** ******** * * <r ** + ** ***+ ** + * ++  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  :    HEALTH RESORT  HOTELSTRATHCCNAj  Tourists and  sportsmen  making this hotel   their headquar-  -..ters will appreciate the excellent cuisine and service.  Electric light is fitted through  out.    There is a good   supply  of water.     No niosquitos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE .B.C.  Pharmacist  dG  WHITTOME  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase tin* laud  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may  be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to   locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding IG0 acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 2������ per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer ,   Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fec$r>, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  flhewan River claims are either bar  or bench,  the former  being 100   feet  long and extending between high and  low water  mark.   The latter  includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  ary  claims  only.  Entry fee, $10.( Royalty at JJie rate  of two aud one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped from     the  Vukon Territory to be paid to     the  Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining claim      on  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work "their claims in '  partnership by filing notice and pay-  ing 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 lea6t $200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must be retained each year;     if  not, the claim^ ?1a1I be deemed to   he  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  YuI-on official  Gazette.  Petroleum���������Al! unappropriated Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory, are open to prospecting for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company  having machinery on  the land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide.  the length of width shall not exceei  thrse limes lhe breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactorily establish such discovery, an area  not. exceeding 640 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 order-in^cotin-  cil.  JAS. A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of  tho  Interior  Department  of the Interior, .���������  il  CALEDONIAN"  Leads Them    All  IN" QUALITY  -:o:-  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd.  Pacific Coast   Agency.  ' VICTORIA, :-u !*-: :~: .-; :���������B.C.  ���������'c-iris, etc.  '���������Yes," said Mrs.     Gevman, as she  emerged  from  tiie Yankee Boy mine,  dripping wet and  with blue mud bespattered over her boots and jumper.  "I'm   running this     mine and  mill.  "I've got thirty men working for me  and  I'm making     money.   They may  keep my husband  in jail, but while I  have health the Yankee Roy will run.  [   Taking off an old slouch hat,  Mrs  Geyman shook     off the damp of the  300-foot  level,  showing a wealth     of  black hair coiled and knotted in artful   grace. Mud-besmeared,  soaked-  to the skin with copper Vater, darkr  ened by the powder  smoke, Mrs.    Gey  man was    still a strikingly beautiful  woman.  "We have been under tremendous  expense here," continued Mrs. Geyman, "but we are making money.  Our output is si\ty tons a day, with  a value of about $15 a ton gross.  We mill our own ore. I've got thirty as good boys working for mo here  at there nre in the world. 1 am operating'thc Larson mine wiih a force  of ten men, the Yankee Boy with ten  and ten men run the mill. There is  nothing for me to do hut wear mens'  clothes.  "The mill is full ot re\olving  shafts, and you know what a skirt  would he in the levels of a1 mine.  Theseboys have c\ery respect for me,  no one need e\er worry about me. I  can take care of mysclt," and her  large black eyes denoted more than  words her spirit of delermination.  "As far as Charlie-s imprisonment  -is concerned, I am sure ihe court did  what it thought was right, but we  feel that, we have been imposed upon  inasliameful manner by the big company. It took thei weight of evidence  and Charlie lost out-. These same  people could come here tomorrow and  swear that I was -doing the same  thing 1 suppose.  "Since     I   took tlie management of  tlie     mine 1 have     done nothing but  take out ore.   I have done no development work  a.s we need the money.  I have to go down in both mines every day and superintend the work  in  the     mill.   We have     two motor en  lines, one to  operate the water power and the other for  the crushers, as  well as a steam  engine for the crushers. The expense here is $20(1  a  day,  but we are making money.  ��������� "Yes, I run the     engine, too,  when  there's nobody else  to do it.   There s  no trick about     that with this little  machine.   1     push cars     and do anything  that's needed just the same as  one of    the boys,     although I'm not  much good  behind     a shovel.   It's a  tough game,     but I'm going to st clc  with Charlie and see this thing ou,*"  And there was a suspicioa of tears  in Mrs.     Geym.in's  eyes     when  she  spoke of her huMian-.l,  which spoke of  the woman's warm heart beneath the  blue     jeans,      but there   was also a  flash of fire in the dark eye,',    which  ���������carried conviction that she was there  j for business,     and would protect her  l rights. ;  We Do It Differently  OUR WAY fS TO SEE HOW MUCH  WE CAN GIVE YOU FOR YOUR  MONEY  MOT IN QUANTITY  BUT IN Q'UALITY  IF YOU .WILL TRY US YOU WILL  BE WELL SATISFIED WITH OUR  METHODS.      NOW,   ABOUT  Reed Furniture  We show over ONE HUNDRED dilleicnt designs in REED and  RATTAN CHAIRS and SETTEES, every one of which is chosen  with a view to its durability and oomfoit,  as well asTits AR ris-  TIC APPEARANCE.     A few suggestions  LADIES   REED  ROCKER-*-:,  cane seals,  from      $3.V}  REED   RECEPTION    JHA1RS,  from  M.ITt each   upwards.  CORNER CHAIR,  similar  to   illustration, [.rice     .  REED   VERANDAH   SETTEES,  -I ft    1,-|,������,  -,r.cr  Our catalogue shows a complete lanno of iho-;e  ?J.C0  $S.!>0  ���������oods.  WEILER   BROS.  VICTORIA,   B.C.  wm9mmfmms^e^^p^^^^tTSsrjfj^s^^^m^a+  PAINTING,  PAPER  isTC.  HANGING  leu!  Work done properly  and at     right  prices.     Shop  ajid   residence   in  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.   E. SMITH,  Prop.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  H. O. MILES  Contractor  and BuHder  REPAIRING   of   all  kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on Gatacre    at,  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  fo Palmyr Tassin.  WILLIAM JOSEPH.  By his duly authorized agent,  HENRY  REIFEL.  Mi K,  iFSON.  Solicitor,  Etc.  ���������st Avenue  Loan  -LADVSMITH  Ladysmith   Temp's No.  5 Rathbone  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  12nd  and 4th Tuesday  at 7.30 p. m.  I Mrs.  Kate Tate,   secretary.  i ������������������     Qi  Meatmarket  .     LADYSMITH, B. C. ���51 F   DAILY    LED3BR
LOCAL ITEMS
'in- d-obDiliire�� nnd "-Herts and scwer-
'age   impi*"i.ii:. ii'*   puv.ide.l   fur.      H
1h s   were  done,   undoubtedly   private
enterprise   would   itisla.11   an  electric.
,       , lighting sir.-ice  on   terms   reasonable
vhle.        Usually
on
this
same by     colling at the    office ol  -L   ^      ^^ llol  nl(.,c   lhail  20
Stewart,    'identifying     the same an" '      ,      ,    ,.,..,,  ,.���,.,   ���r  t.4riir.
p-uing  for tins notice.
Dr.   Ii.  15.   Dier is again  in  Ladysmilh ;iiid cm   be [..nnd  at   all hours
at   liis olucc on High street. )
Tlie  Uev.  I'.oyle has had remarkable
success   this  ye-ai   at   poultry raising
Some '  of     his*, noulet.s,     only  four
months  old,  ha\e already coiniiicnced
to lay. '
Tlie local Church of England Tennis
Cluh has now a large number of !
members and nightly young people
can lie seen enjoying the splendid-rec-
le.nion thc same affords. Tlie court
which the game affords The court
as time   goes on,     and is
per cent,  of actual cost of construction.','
Ali     ci livens will agree that gord
etreels and sidewalk's,   proper sewerage  and  an electric light   sen ice     is
what   is   required.     Are   the  improvements vworth making the ,efu>i t. to secure'    Suicly no  good  citizen is going  to let an affair of a few dollars
more   than   their  neighbois  have expended,  or   the  fear  lint   the street
they do1 not live oil will be more, for-
waid, stand  in  the way.
���improves
staled by those ��� in a
judge lo be one e*f the
coiirtsiu the province.
position  to
������th
best
ea
SPORT
J11'   .J1TSC  PROCESSOR
I'.EGGED   FOR   MERCY
Yamagaia. thc jiu jitsu professor,
Ik ��*.*,( .1 for mercy after a bout which
lasted about eleven minutes, at Soh-
iiier Park., Montreal, recently. Tremble}', the French-Canadian, was entirely too much for him, and when
t'.l.e two .most- murderous jiu-jitsu
���tricks were haricd, catch-as-catch-
can methods proved far superior to
the ���Japanese ones. ��� It. took Trembly
about three minutes to get Yaniaga-
���ta down hard, and then with a sort
! oi" combination     hold  and  half-nelson
June liilh,  the studio will be open at,   ])C ,.e])t  hj|n (lfnvil)  ,,rcssin{i, his head
Ladysmilh.    Cabinets,   $2.50   per do/ '
and up.    Krieke &  Sneclmeck.
Those people who require the ser-
���vicrs of a goo<l dentist will do well
to call on Dr. R. D.'Dier, who from
now on can be ,found at his ollice on
I lin.li  si i eel  at  a
hours.
Fresh
per pint
Lid.
.lei'sev   Cream   al   25
cents
al   Simon   I.eiser &  Co.'s,
Photog.-aphs.-Today   and   Monday
turf.    11." li.   Fry,   a big   bookmaker,
was delegated  lo lay the  project before      the     stewards���Lord   Durham,
Lord      March  and   Mr.   Hocids worth.
Furthermore, Fry stated that   die- reputable  bookies were  willing  io   ,av
a high      fee   for the   licenses,   ��� nicl
should   be  devoted   to  the   raising  of
a detective- force to  be placed . it the
disposal .'of the Jockey  Club.      The
scheme came before  the'stewards, at
the   Houghton  meeting  and   was  hii-
mc'diately  ic for n-d   to  the executive.
At the same lime the stewards want
led   to know: if lhe denizens  of     tlie
l-iii;g"   were unanimous  in   agreeing
io     .tlie" fee,, and. on "learning   that
lheie  was  a kick  in  some quarters,
the   mailer   fell through.    This     as
the-'fust and  Inst  attempt   made to
register   bookmakers   in   England,   or
to   gain  any   lecognilion   from      ihe
Jockey   Club.
But although tho Jockey Clul-.rr-ys
no  he-ed  lo  hei ting   there are   "   twvo
courts..,' which    handle all     . . Hcs.
These are thc committee of ro mis at
Newmarket   and  tlie committee     at
Tattersalls.   Tliey have, a code of law
which,   though never  included  iu   tlie
book  caliinder, are  reletred  lo on all
occasions necessary and arc considered   binding   by everybody   in connection with tlie turf.
Ah  Wing & Go,
fVierchant  Tailors
Ladies' and Gents*  Clothes Atade to
Order.
PERFECT FIT  G b\-\RA\ 1'": ������ ">
LADYSMITH,    B.   C.
THE PETITION  MADE
TO  TIIE CITY   COUNCIL.
Mr.      1.  Cuould  has   requested Tli-p
Ledger lo publish a copy of the petition made to   the louneil ic telephone
posts,    ll   is as follows:-
Ladysin'itli,   l'.C,  June .">
To'the Mayor  ami   Aldermen,
(icnilenicn,���We,      (he  undersigned
being   propel ly   owners
of Ladysmilh
and residents of the Esplanade, do
positively object lo any peimaneul
obstruction hi'ing placed on the cen-
tie of Ihe alios-j street, and would
ask youi .board to have them removed at once to the same lines as on
other  stieets in Ladysmith.
ISAAC COULD.
D.   R.  Haggarl.
Mrs.   A.  STEVEN'S.
As  reported'-'in  these columns     on
Tuesday, Ihe counciliwere also in receipt of a teller from ,t'h:> Lumlwr Co.
and shouldeis sideways on the dun's
body'with such force that he virtu-
a'ly choHed (be latter into subniis-
c on.
Oct   your   Sunday   Colonists       at
Knight's.
.) VP.WESE HEADQUARTERS
REPORT      SMALL   SKlRVdSH
Tokio,   ���.June,    ;"��.���Impenial .   army
hradiji ai tors  made  the   following >an
i u .n-i ment   today.    At   ll.'ifl   o'clock
on  I lie    morning of June 7th a body
(f Ri.{.sioiisV sumo. l(i<) strong, advan-
(c!   fiom  (he      direction  of Sumiaot/
.���ihoiila mile     and a f'liarl'er'east'of
\in\ ijiieiiinen,   hut   were  met  and  repulsed    by us (iii     lin eminence lying
north  of  lhat  place.   The enemy lied
in (unfnsion towards Niemyiling, sev-
(ii   miles     noi llie.tsl   nf ���Yinyipicnam.
due soldier     and    two saddle horses
| \ ere   captured.      With   the  exception
jol  siirmishis between scouts on both
j sides there is no change, of report.
wki.ipl permission to lei the posts re- ^^    ^^   J0CKEy   CKVli
Aftei   some  ex
de-
Tl
main   as   they   were
pre.ssioii  of opinion,   the council ^
cided,      'U'O" aniotion.l.y  AW   ^ ^   ^  ^.^
eridge, seeon  ed by   A d��� ^^    ^_ i{Uhll^   ,,���,.,.   :|1V   ,,���, s   ,(,verni.,g
m,  ,���������  Utters and   to g ant.tlu �� ^^ of wi ���
qllPSt  of  th.  Lumber  Comp:.n    1  ��,,.,,������.,,   ,���������  of   ,hc  layp,
viding  thai  ��. lhe  posts -at  a;>>   t,  u , ^ ,.|W.ati(>11  llUls,
became a public nuisance  Ihey should, _
be      removed  at  the expense of  the
ACTS TOWARD THE RING
English   JocW'V   Club   ignorrs
no
of
Company.
FOR OR AGAINST
IMPROVEMENTS
'General  discussion   among  taxpayers      throughout   ihj  city   indicates
Hint   n verv  large  proportion  ol  them
an- in  laMir ot a sheets .improvement
by-law.    II.   is   nol,   apparently,       a
q.uesiion   as   In whether  it   would   im-
piovc  conditions���all   agree  on   thai ���
it   is   simply   with   some   a question
of  fairness.        A   man,   for   instance,
sajs:   -'1   iia.ve  do!.e   al   least   yili.i 0
worlli  ol  work on .the ���stri'-et   in front
of   my   lot;, or   1   have,   built  a   trail
from a point i��ii another street  up io
my bouse,"  or,  "1   have laid down or
coiitribiitcd  so  many dollars  toward,
aside-walk.    How am   I to gel      even
when       my   neighbor   has   done   nothing?"    Olivers say:  "In case such     a
by-law   becomes   operative  all   of   the
'city   money  might he spent on  street.
Mi,".t  do not   bui?!il  me.''  And yet al-
mo.'.t   every   man  who  has  been  interview!!      concludes  i,.y  agreeing  that
until   such  ;i, by-law   is  passod   we can
nol   have a prosperous   city,   thai   is,
one   with   modem   improvements   and
progrcsshc.
There seems lo be very little disagreement aiiiuiiu the public except
as lo details. There should he no
1 rouble about arranging them if men
will be reasonable. A man who has
put iu a bridge or laid down a permanent sidewalk" that is in general
use eii'.'ld, perhaps, |.e allowed a certain per eculage on- the aclual am-
oui!�� I.lid s.ul. The cily would have
lo   hoi i*(iv:   a stun   of   money   hy   issu-
l.'C   li   ligure   in   U.e   ring.    Any   nan
c.in  make a   book provided hei is aide
tn  pav liis  debts;   il   is nol   'ij'1'-'.s ii'y
for  liim  io  have  tbe  sanction    f  the
paddock,   ami   there   is   no  syndi'-;e
lo      dietalr    to him   where he ar.vv
pilch   his  stool,   in   the  "fronl    ,o.v:'
or otherwise.   Still,  there is the reg-   rpfji.'-e reduer-il lo powdci
iilar  army  of  nun  who  follow hook
NEW FOPNDI.AN'DERS USE
WHALE MEAT
Whale meat is coming in on the
market, says a Si. John's despatch.
The flesh of the deep sea leviatliians
looks and tastes so. much like beer
that Hie diliereneo is scarcely noticeable, li issoichcap that if competition makes it necessary it can be sold
ior a cent a pound, and still lta\e a
maife.ii of profit. There, is as much
meat on a seventy-ton whale as on
200 fat steers. If the public takes
J.indly to it the licet trust may have
.competition fioni an unexpected i|uar
(cr.
The  moat  may   he a little coarse in
qiainy,     but it is     claimed tube as
inn ri I inns as beef.   The compnrv pie-
paring   whale     meat   for   the market
h. s alriady sold so.eral lots to merchants in  the West     Indies, and   the
poorualhrs   h;i\e   bought it   without
hesitation,   it is     really  better food
I ban they      hate bom  accustomed   to
buying./.If it.   were hot for prejudice
it.  is certain that th; consumption (f
whale   meat   would have   been  universal before this, l.-ecai se il  is both m.-
trilioiis   and     chea|u   Now  that  the
process    for curing Ihe     lte.sh  of  ihe
monsters Ji'as proved  successful,   it is
likclv   ih.it the  promoters   will   begin
an ad\eitising propaganda to educate
the icople to its use.   It  seems as if
good   meat   at, a cent   a pound    n i M
I.ii.I  a I'ady market.
'Ilie.*.hale siutions in Newfoundland
are the first to attempt to save ail
port ion  uf  the sea monstor, hy
s > doing have doubled its value, l-'or-
nu-ily tbe. blulrtier was cm avv y and
then (lie carcass set adrift, but .uvv
tlie entile body is saved, includi.ig
even th�� hones and blood. On-.* m
these modem "-tatioiis will lis �� j-:o oi
four .seventy-ton whales in .l.\v**n':v-
t'our hours, having t.he oil. re.nly fur
shipment in i'.irrtls, the meat 'ucned
in casks, .ind the     blood, bor.-.s..and
ui!  packe
In  s--cks
We  have  LOADS   of  Summer
Comfort  in store f->r the man
who comes to us for relief.
TWO-PIECE SUITS
NORFOLK SUITS
STRAW  HATS,   Lightweight.
SILK      and* WOOL  UNDERWEAR,     DalbJ-iggan     Underwear,   Dells���In   fact,   everything   thai   goes   fo  dress   the
well  dressed man.
DRYSDALE- STEVENSON
Co.   Ladysmith
athletic eneigics are never squelched
by such unendurable Leal, as now
pound down on thc ��� sunny side ot
Uie train, where 1 shared a bench
with one of the broadest specimens
of oi.r sex. My face streamed, my
Kid gloves became soaked and stained and bad to be thrown out. of the
window, the sleeves of my organdie
dress printed their llowery pattern
ou my arms, a scorching, cinder-la
dcu wind blew in nt the windows
and powdered all the.se damp places
with ashes. I became a limp, dirty,
dilapidated scarecrow. Pleasant
villas flew past, our sight., clusters id
\111 as��� in villages all new. consisting
mainly of wide verandas furniidied
with rocking chairs and sun blinds.
In thc gai'iions weie ureal, beds of-
���.-annas and holyocks, hydrangeas and
many flowering trees, and thc low
wire fences were covered witli honeysuckle. No inhabitants arc visible,
for it is their wise custom to spend
much of the day in darkened retreats
and dressing gowns while the glaring
sun scorches down his track. At
last my station!-'
m
ni (Eiiidi-
Schilling's Ilest Tea. Money refunded   if  not  lo. your   liking  al   Simon
Leiser &  Co.,  Ltd.
. ���w
Keep mi mind the. fact that tbe Ladies' Guild of the. Methodist Church
purpose having a stravvbenio festival
on"Monday, June l!)th, of which further'no I ice will  be given later.
MIXED
making  as a livelihood   and   who  arn-
Tlds is extraordinary when the
ong  themselves  ol-r.civo certain  rules   of the prw. is     taken ir.to com'trr.--
Stoves
Stoves
cai i iflo'.VI'V.
Ginki^s
WALNUTS
Dr.   R.   B-   I>iei'  returned   to  Ladysmith  on  the noon   train   today.  The
-Doctor will remain in Ladvsmilh foi
about  three weeks.          ^
NOTICE. . '"���
|    From      this  date   the undersigned
will   not  he   responsible  for  any  in-
debledness     incurred  except on      a
written order sigaied hy the secretary
Rowland Machin.
V.   I.   EXPLORATION &  DEVELOPMENT CO.,  LTD.
Non Personal Liability.
Victoria, B. C, May. ISth, 1905.
Celebration
day
We intend selling out, before this
day,    a  large  shipment   -of Mens'
i \
Youths' and Boys' Clothing, just  ar=
rived-also up=to=date
Summer Suits
at prices which] will guarantee quick
sales-
250 Pairs Mens' Tweed Pants
150 Pans Boys? Tweed Pants
To be sold before July 1st at Celebration Prices
***.��>*��**>****>****N>****aH>*a��*****************M^
SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.
GATACRE ST.
LADYSMITH
W. G. Fraser
/
chow enow
P1CALIL1.1
ONION
RED CABBAGE
35 Cents a Dot lie.
J.PB0JSD CO:
WHOLESALE DKYG0ODS.
Victoria, B. C.
Manufacturers of the Celebrate*
IRONCLAD BRAND
of
OVERALLS.
BLOUSES,
JUMPERS,
PANTS,
SHIKTS. ETC.
MerchantTailor,
(ist Avenue)
Spring Stock on hand. Call early find
get your choice.
��dds and Ends
WATCI1"TT��IS SPACE���IT WILL P  AY  YOU    SOMETHING      CUT IN
TWO  EVERY  DAY.     .
THIS WEEK IT-WILL BE JUG S.      A      BEAUTIFUL  BLUE  AND
WHITE QUART JUG FOR
25c
LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd
���   i��iii��r inn
Bill!! UNO m.
FIRST AVE. &
ROBERTS ST
V/e are maki- g them of th; Newest    Pattern and Latesl
Styles       ;
WE DO ALT. KINDS OK FOUVDRY WORK
Our Pliers are He sona, iile,
SEE  OCR    NEW  STOVES  IN   BLAIR   AND  ADAM'S  WINDOWS.
LADYSn��THIKON&>TOVE WORKS-CO,, LTD.
lias an ojiening 1,-ig, enough (o accoui-
inodale men larger ohjecls llian Uie
body of a man. .It is not unusual to
find 'ioi lions of an ocliipus wei^liiiift
se'.eral Ions when the sioinaeli ol one
of them  is dissected.
TRANSFER OF LICENSE.
NOTICE-is hereby given that at the
nevt sitting, of the Licensing Cent
to he held at Ladysmilh, I intend lo
apply for a-tran.-.for d\ the retail liquor license now held by me for the
premises Known as the Island Home
Ilot-l, situate on Lot *, Block 2C,
Ladysniith, H. C, from myself to
Agnes. Knight.
IL  L.   BATES.
Ladysmilh, B.   C,  May  12,  19(15.
Charlie   Dunn
���any
MERCHANT TAILORS
PRESERVING STRAWBERRIES
In a few davs we'shall he in a position to  fill orders  for  PRESERV-
INC!   STRAWHERRIES.     Wc should    lil-.p   lo  gel  your orders   NOW,      so
thai    we   enn   assure   vou   of   getting THE   CHOICEST   BERRIES   at   the
LOWEST   PRICES. - *
W. T. MEDDLE   CO.
Williams' Block
Xiadysnxitli
Pai-ticularGrocors.
Telephone   1
expresses
and   regulations  which   take   the  pl'aee
of .i. code  of  pituti'.i   laws.
In !SI'2 an alteinpi wiis made to
get the .Jcekpy Club lo sanction ;i
license sysUm for bookni.akers, in
order, ii wns said, to protect lhe
public irom lhe welsl'/is ;iiul utlier
dishonesl   ehsiraciers   thai   foil    .*   the
3S^
See our windows for FINE TOILET SOAP
3 CAKES IN BOX, ONLY 20 CENTS
lion. Spe:i 11 * is are fieqii*.'.! l'.it
ir.c?S'.irc c'dily feet long, inn :t I s
been found .it fie largest uc-s .���)!!
alwa\s weigh a I >'i for evi-iv :'< ol of
their It nglli. I'll 're are c.\"i,.iii: p.r.'is
of a whale which ;n.' -irangeK'  ( i.l of
IMIILADELPHIA   WOMAN
ON  PHILADELPHIA*      WOMEN j
In the eiirrcnt number of IJppin-'
cott's Magazine (here appears a deli-j
ciously Keen sketch called "Philadel-*
phia in .June," by an ex-memher of!
Philadelphia's smart set who now!
lives in Enoland. In if she
herself as follows:
"The average Philadelphia woman,
���is surprisingly wide, ' Hawthorne's
description of the slout Englishwoman is far .more, .applicable to the.
Philadelpliian of mot.tire age. She*
carries about- the 'broadest of evidence of good living, while surely
most Englishwomen look abstcmeons
and athletic, The happy Englishwoman"  can exercise . at  all seasons;   her
TRANSFER OF  LICENSE.
NOTICE is hereby given  that at the
next sitting of  the Licensing Court
to be held at Ladysmith, I. intend  lo
I apply  for ;i transfer of  the,retail  1
NEW SPRING AND SUM.V1 ER'OOODS JUST ARRIVED.
Charles Dunn, of the above firm, visits Ladysmith every Sunday for the
iiurpo.se of taking measurements and seeing customers personally. May
he seen at the-Hotels, We guarant ee all stock and a perfect fit at the
lowest possible rales. Suits bom $1.5.00 up. Pants from $4.00 up. All
I land-made. Full line of the Latest supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr^
Dunn.- .". *       ; it
quor license now held by me for the
premises known as the. Central Hotel, situate on Lot '1, Block 2!), Ladysmilh, B.C., from myself to Joseph Pelligrnilli ' . -i\;
FRANK BARDESONO. "'
Ladysmith, B.C.,- May .]:-���,  1905. '
_l__l j U-j���U-iJ ��*** -i    ��� ii ****��i*nii      ���mimiiwi ���nn mi aim
l^illi W Win;
It
Launch and Pleasure Boats of all
descriptions [or Hire. l.toals built
to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a
.Speciality.
HARRUP   AND   IIAYEPN.
I OAT     P.CILDERS.
RE ALES TATE
l IRE, LJFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE
ttKNTS COLLI Cl ID
DIO EDS,   WILLS,   MORTGAGES,   CONTRACTS     AND< AGREEMENT S
DRA *WN.
IOMN STEWART
CONVEYANCING
P. O   Box 268
NOTARY    Pt'iiLIC.
'���s
'���()��|v   am!
Mo rrlson's, Ladysmith, B.C.
' WILLIAMS "bLOCJC.      --        - !--   ~; TELEPHONE  ^   "
proportion. Alt bough
inoi.lli nre enormous, Ilie eyes and
I hro:il are c.vet ,'dlngly Sin,ill. As a
mailer oi curii sity ihe various or-;
eans of a T.irge sulphur whale were]
wei;.,lie:l rec.ntly. The tongue^ i ipped
the scales at exi'clly 1,000 ihumds,
while the eye was barely half a pound
in weight. The jawbone was tweniv-
feet long, and one side of it weighed
l,0fin pounds. The tongue boiled
fieparalcly produred nearly four barrels of oil. Although the mouth is
wide enough |o encompass a box cer
the Ihrop.t is so narrow that only
the. smallest' particles of fond can be
swallowed, hence the big creatuives
subsist altogether on tiny shrimps
and little fishes. However, there is
one species, the sperm whale,   which
aaEBSttSBEfES^^
Ticket
Wins the
n
bargains       r\ nr.KG. 1
CLOCKS
CLOCKS
J;-si. received     a shipment of all kinds of clocks that we will clear
a I  Io<* prices l  I ���  '  I ���     ���.'":;        '
���EIGHT  DAY  STRIKING   CLOCK    ......   .f.'l.Ol) *
EIGHT  DAY  STR.IKING  CL OCK   (with   alarm,   attached)     $3.50
REPEATING   NICKLE   AlA1*^   CLOCK        $1.75
REGULAR   NICKLE   ALAR*-'   CLOCK SI.00
ALL THESE CLOCKS \RE PROM THE BEST AMERICAN
FACTORIES AND ARE L'ARANTEED TO KEEP GOOD
TIME.
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B-FORCIMHER
WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN
First Avenue,    X-X   X      Ladysmith,    B.  C
Dr. R. B. Dier
Surgeon Dentist
All^work guaranteed, and at reason
able rates.
\
HigiiSt.
Ladysniith
OPEN AT ALL HOURS.
Fresh
CHOCOLAETS
1st   \venue,
��� -   Lad/sraith
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