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 I*->  L   r/   ,^^^tiV(^\  /,  ���������fr+***M*-H"f������H i*^������i*������H-������H'������-yvyfi ��������������� *f4*h i-h-**-  ��������� 4-  *LX        t  DUNCANS  "...' LADSYfllTH  *?>  ��������� T v  The  ' Tj     JUN 22 190b  'x ^7r������^.   ���������^4*���������^���������M���������4^^^^4-:~M^���������H*^^*^4���������^���������^'l���������*M���������^-''!'<^  XO-rf%?!A    O" __, f  ER  |       & DUNCANS  VOL. 2,  WEDNESDAY,  JUNE  21,   1905.  PRICE FIVE  ���������t r -i  )  A  VLAD1VOSTQGK  SHOCKING FATALITY DN HANNAY CASE AGAIN AD-  Three Columns ai*e Moymg  allel to Coast Northeast  Korea  :i  James Thompson Was  Instantly Killed By Local  Last Night  J  m t REBEKArS If NE- NIGHOLAS'SPEEGH  Flf CONCERT  President Roosevelt Said to  Taken New Step In Peace  Negotiations    f  The Local Was Leaving the  Depot When Thompson  Fell Under the Car  New Yoi 1'., June 21.���������A St. Pelc-rs-  '.jurg despatch to llic Times -says  three Japanese columns arc moving  parallel to tlie coast of northeast Ko  rca, and are apparently converging  on Possiet Bay (sixty miles south -  west of Vladivostok)  whitlieiya large  sago to Piesidcnt Roosevelt, hut  neither, at tlie foreign office nor the  American ' embassy is the'slightest  light tin own upon "what transpired.  ii'roiii the extreme secrecy observed,  Ike matter beyond doii'ht is one cf  the     greatest    delicacy,  but' as 'the  Heel of  transports  lias  sail.'tl  Uensan.  A   NEW PHASE IN  from- statement is,.vouchsafed   at the  for  eign  ollice  tlut   the .negotiations  arc  proceeding, without a hitch,  the infer-  PEACrE   NEGOTIATIONS.   iCMCC r()1!������.ws "<at J I-relates lo anew  ;phase     in   which   the  President   has  St. Petersburg, .June 21.���������President | again   taken  the   initiative.    This   is  Roosevelt has evidently taken a ncwjnio more cei'lain since the comnuini-  iniporlaiit     step  in  the negotiations   'cations   between   the  belligerents  relict ween  tht: belligerents. While there   i;ltjn������  stilt Liy to  (he "<.uesl*ioii of scare   collateral   reasons   for   relieving     h-.cting   the  place,   time  and  number  that it relates to an armistice which   0,-   _ t]u,    plenipotentiaries  wire con-  will   prevent   the  impending battle  in   dutti.il   natui.illy   through'   Ambassa-  Manchuiia,   th.is  crn'.iot  be  positively   (|ot-  Tassini   and   Minister   Takahira,  aflirmr-d.    All  that can  be staled  de-   through      the    intermediary   oT   the  finitely   is   that   Annbassador   Meyei     Washing!on   novcrnmrnl,   whereas  ac-  went, ���������suddenly   to   the 'foreign  office    cording   to ���������the   diplomatic  procedure  late last aighl and  had an  interview   only communications from  the Wash-  with   Foreign  Minister   LamsdorIT  at   ingion     govci'ninent     reach  Foreign  which   it   is believed   the   ambassador   lUmis-ler   l.ainsdoiTf   through   Amhas-  coniiiiunicated   an      important,   mos-    .sudor Mever.-   '��������� '  PRESIDENT   ROOSI0VI0LT  lomrd   lo  si'di  scenes,'1   I old* her" es-  V IK ITS  COIJJOUIOS. .coL-t. to.hi,y tier., (1-aC on' her ha-i-k,  as  Worcester,   Mass.,   .'line   21 ���������Prcsi- ,  thc pressure was  less   then*  than   at  flout. Roosevelt arrived here Ihis  morning to attend the Clarke thii-  vcrsity      conimencemenl      everci-���������:.  where  the degree, of L.L.D. -will:   li''taken  olT and sent   bade   lo  Manilou  ���������conferred  upon  him.    Shortly     ufuri|)V     ^    w^6n] ',:osjfil. ?' They  didn'  noon      it Was      expected   Pres-dent   i   ' '���������''��������� '  Roosevelt     would      arrive, at  Holy   |  Cross College  to  attend   the. exercises  there.      That  the city of Worccs-' niight have proved  serious  tcr had prepared to give him an earnest  and  enthusiastic   welcome     was  evident   by   Life decorations on build--'  ings and dwellings, and by the large j  crowds  of  residents' and visitors  on  the head  height   in  a sitting  posture.  Then,   ;i( "the  next, 'station   she    was  dare   to' 'take"'her. down  by   train,  as  the  quick  change   to'..the  denser    air  The residents of La-dysm th and Extension were .shocked last night by  the- news that janics Thompson, a  resident of the , latter mentioned  place, was killed on the railway at  the Ladysmith station. The story  of the ending of the life of one of  the oldest residents of the district is  incomparable jn lis sadness, and  awakens in the breast of friends and  arjuaintahces of the deceased, and iu  fact all who hear of it, the feeling of  deepest   regret and sorrow.  Mr. Thompson was eighty-six years  of age and a, resident of Extension.  Tie came down to Ladysmilh a day  or two ago to bid farewell to his  many friends in this city before leaving for the Old Man's'Home, which  he intended entering today. Hc was  at Wic depot, last evening with the  ���������'Miention of reluming to Extension,  on versing wiih an ac'*j4-ain-  who was- going up to !>-  ���������c'-sion on the (en o'clock train  lie shook hands with her and walked  along' the platfornr, to mount the  "rsl ear, ia whitli a number of his  friends were sitting. Jt is tnoug]u  he caught hold of the hand rail of  ��������� he    car to   pull  himself   up as the  Will Be Heard in the CKy  Hall on Friday Evening  :-.;.'��������� 7 "VNext ���������!':���������"'  Adjournment Was [Made to  Allow Defence (to Pro-  duce Wi ness  A Large Crowd Assembled  in the Opera House  Last Evening  Financially and Musically  the Concert Was Pronounced Success  The hearing ..of the charge of unlawfully taking, a sum of "money from  A. "S. Thomas, against Win. Hannay  '.. Nothing claim ted, by the not weather last; night >,; large crowd of  people disregarded      cool batirfts  and  and after cc  tance,  was    again     adjourned  by ' Justices   '^seinl'led in the Opera Hoy.sc to hear  and sec tiie entertainment .������rgani/ed  by the Laurel Rohckahs for lhe benefit of Miss Davidson, a sister of the  order, who has been suffering from  prolonged sickness.  The loud and- continuous applause  testified to the enjoyment of the audience. Eivcry item on ihe urogram  was well received, while many weie  cncoied  Mrs. Royle gave a deligh-ml lender ins*; of that sweet little song,  "Brook,", while Miss Tngluii fa.ii ly  captivated the audience wiih her  splendid recitations. It is n >t, (Pin  in a small town like this d>ic has li e  ojijjoi I unity- o'f hearing , a r .'ally good  reciter-, but.1   Miss Ingham  Matheson and Allan last night "at the  request of Mr. R. Simpson, counsel  for (he defendant :The case will come  up at the court house on Fiiday evening next, at 7 o'clock.  At    the opening     of thc court Mr.  Matheson     announced  that the  Justices had decided to hear the charge,  they being satisfied    that  they  were  entitled to do so.  Mr.  Simpson entered an objection.  The    information   was    read,   after  which Mr.    Simpson said    he did not  wish to produce    evidence for the defence that evening. '  lie s-akl he    desired lo become possessed of evidence winch he was confident would   materially  help  the  defence.     1 le read an affidavit by Wia  H������*nnay    that    evidence existed  that  would greatly help his case and that  it     was    impossible f or him, to proline it  for a tew daysf   Counsel said  he Mid not object to tho prosecution's  ������������������ idenee    'being heard,    but hc as\cd  ���������ermission    of    the court to reserve  t' e evidence for  the defence until   he  could procure that refened  lo in  the  aflida\il.      Upon being asi.'ed by   the  court    if the    hearing was adjourned  until the end of the week if he would  be sure    to have that     evidence    on  hand, Mr.  Simpson replied, "I guar-  RECEIVED WITH JOY  It Takes From the Mind of the  Public the Question of War  and Peace  Because the Emperor HasAf Again  Pledged Himself to Popular  Representation  ��������� s one oi  the Int water and it '-. ; leasing to  see the appreciation of thc |.ii!.Iic of  ber nnrits.  Mrs. Trchcorne sang sw*.*My ;.n old  favorite, "The Holy Cifv,\ anl Mi?.  Steele played  Marguarite  on the   pi-  NICHOLAS'  SPEECH  IS  RECEIVED WITH   JOY.  St.  Petersburg,   June 21.���������The  impression produced by Emperor  Nicholas' speech Monday at Petcrh*off,'to  the   delegates   representing  the     all-  Russian  congress  of Zemstvos     and  Mayors which assembled' at 'Moscow,'  is inflected in the' joyful acclaim with  which it hhs  been received by     the,  Russian press.   The .i--uestion of peace  and   the  reports   that another, great  battle has  begun in Manchuria".'have"  liecp'jjic-' a secondary  consideration  in.  the  public  mind,   before,  the     great  fact;   that      the  Emperor  has��������� agaftn  pledged himself  to  popular  representation.... The  RussV declares-.that   the  history of representative  government  in Russia dates from Whit day Monday. .  "A hundred commiBsi'Cins elaborating schemes for reform," the paper  continues, "could not inspire the'poo-  Majesty     received,' the     delegation,  which the latter headed,, is now published.    It   reveals   the plain spoken,  yet  withal      perfectly loyal  faslfroji  in  which  he spoke   to the  Emperor,  telling him  of the universal distrust  which prevailed all classes, attributed  to the .-conviction- that his Majesty,  was     being  decided  by those about  him  who were interested;  not in  thc  realization,   but   in   tlie  destruction,  of  proposed  reforms.    Prince  Troub-  etskpy rose  above details.   He  said  those whom he represented had not  ���������presumed to indicate the exact form  of  the national representation     demanded,  but one principle  they      regarded  as ".'vital,' namely,   that     ir.e  representation should be based on universal citizenship,  in which, no class  should be excluded.    "It must not lie  based upon  estates," the. Prince continued. . "You  are   the Emperor,   t,<������t  train    .started    to move,'  but missed   a',,Loc'  Your    WorsTlills>     tha-*''T "ttril1  produce thc evidence, and that it  will be evidence which 1 am confident  will acquit the accused.'-  l'he couit then adjourned the hear  hi-s looting'and fell between the  rail  Af,ler the first  o;  bo  al-  in  and     the platform.  car    had    passed    he rolled over the j  rail, .-ind under the wheels of the last'ing until    Friday evening    next at S  truck.     A piercing scream -told those! o'clock,     The    prisoner was released  on the train what had happened, and,  the streets.  A   DIZZY  "Well,' we kept "going and"r'caeho:!  Ihe   l-oii.    J though I   I'd   take a shorl,  run in tlit* 'fines, raritied air, and I did  ���������I   Look  a dozen   steps '  when      my  heart began  Lo beat,  like  a I rip-hammer,  an I   I concluded, that running al,  that height- was  not--forme. ���������   They  Tliey   told ...me you   could'nt  boil eggs  or beans up there.   I don't know,  because, .I didn't-.try...  ;We had  out,  pictures  taken  silting  on  a barren   rock  when  nothing ;.'i'!| ' jrow '.ut,   lie   -.ie-  liought  some   souvenirs.  RIDE   HP  PJKI'VS   PEAK.  To  take a pleasure  ride  that     almost literally hursts your head open  is  a novelty,   thrilling  enough,  it  is  to  be  presumed,   for  the  most eager ' lwc^.y.. ^j  thrill seeker   But  that is what" oil��������� ;/ ^ cini(, (Jow     am|i  ^ ^ ^  happens  to him   wto  assays lho. .Uj-   T am  cmicmM] ,-tIl     : CAn   leVol   Llvo  zy  heights      of Pike's   1^'.   1''.0^-1 mouIlt.aill   ioiJnow;   r���������  neVer hav,  feet above sea level. a,)iy I1K)lp uf.c rtH.   j(    [vfamitou,   Cllir-  "I   went  up  on   tlie  cog  road  irom ��������� ,'     .  ,,    .,,,������������������      ,  ;-     .,'',���������*  " '    '. ,     ��������� ,,. ...    j den  cf .lhe (lods-and North Chevcnne  Maivit'dai:-   Knit   a. Balt-imore mrji, "in I   ������������������   ;       ,       ..-    ���������..���������...." ���������   ? "        .  caln on   tor   ni.me,   bill   no   more      of  that' sky .lrtisiiiess".".  on the same bail as before.  PACKING CO.  IN TROUBLE  the engine stopped. The conductor  and the train officials found the old  man lying across the rail almost  .severed in two, the truck having pas-  sen oyer his groin. He was taken  into the station shed quite dead, and-  later removed to the vacant store- Chicafep,' Ills, June 2U-The pro-  adjoining the Temperance Hotel. , Pert>T of lhc Into���������*1'-0���������1 Packing  Provincial Constable Cassidy tele. \ Company has been ordered sold im-  pboned the details of the accident to. der foreclosure proceedings to satis-  the coroner, 'who arrived from Na-j.fv^yclaiiiis of $3,077/0'.). The cr������n-���������  naimo  this morning.     He. was satis^J.^li.y:--;was  formed   a dozen years   ago  p.nd  in a way that elicited  applause. plc with as much hope in the future - of  U^.'land-owners  . merchants  La-L night Mr. T.  Pewis   .-., I   aid of Russia/as  the  Emperor's  words   11^*'*^  ^ ������f all Russia,  at   his'test,  his     fine voice winning   -0      the   delegation   Whose  member {bureaucracy  which  must not be  lo      perfection  in  the    rendering  cr wcre eharacir-ri-xed bv U-he reactionar- movement   must  have  a place  "The  Children's  Home."   Messrs.   J.   ics as traitors,  conspirators ,n I rev- y������uF*.'   but;*the national; representa-  Evans and      Jacobson did exception- olutidnists   ' ,.,  tion must be     independent of       the  ally well,      the latter heing recalled,    "The  figiit   is  not vet.   -von,      the    bureaucracy, .which  must  aot be al~  after  the rendering.of "The Passion bcaurcracv   will'-not'-capitulate^^ 3'?"  Flower." " !ot.t   a struggle.   : But  tiie   most   im-    and Uve people    ^our-Majest^     ** U  The children      were as usual great portanL step  has been  taken." .���������vlfcc that   then, yjm stand+face to  favorites  with   the audience,  and  ihej    The Novoe Vie-mya thin'os that t-hi.**   face with  the peoples,.delegates  instrumental  accomplishments  of  thc'.cnewed assurance direct from       Lhe      *"n   conclusion    the  Prince   dec area .  little blisses V. and K. Hunter, Mis-   ll.rone imncScS  Lhe obligation on  all -il-was abso ulely nccessap^ tat   fa-  ses Paunell, Miss Fisher a.nd  Master. classes  of' ,o iely   which   have      the    cul.t.es  should  be  aRo ded   boll      as  Fisher, were louddy applauded. \welfare of Rus-sia at heart,   lo unite  press  and  public mcetugfov ������ ������cus-  Mention . of the several tableaux for the suppression of the agitation sion of xe ors which so dosely iou^ -  and of Lhe various selections render- ; which, is shaking the foundations of -edtte o le n en} alto, the xo,^  cil  hy'the     band is left till last. The the country. |iese.uatnt ��������� h'o nnint-  participants   in   the      former   deserve!   The   text   of   Prince Troubetskoy's  ;novat,on of.the government^point  great praise for daintiness and finish  with .which-the tableaux were put on.  There were several, but it is hard  say which were, the prettiest, or  which pleased the audience most  The scenes, the Carnival of, and the  flight from. Pompeii, wcre extremely  pretty, but it is difhcult to pick and  choose. Suffice it to'say ��������� that the  several     young ladies who took part  address  io   the Emperor,   when     his '������. .o"t, must be built  on  cenfidence.  Ma.olit'dai,'   Kn  company   wiLb   a party   of   tourists,  and   there   were   two   who   exhibited  such  positive  symptoms- of  distress  that   at   the   first   stop   they   had   to ' PRI.������:FE.RSf POISON ..TO  leave  and   Lake  the next,  train  down. BI'TNG .HUNG  The  rest   of  us  continued.   Tn  a si"at  aliMle   in   front   of   us   was   a voung      ^���������"'���������sor,     VI.,      June ,'31-A   let tcr  girl who had been growing glr.tduallv , villaining  poison  and   nudving an . of-  hvsterieal 'rind      who-m   vve  had been   | f('r or . ��������� $'2(1.000 if,Lhe substance wcre  watching curiously to see what would ' S''*'��������� Lo Mrs."   Mary A.  Rogers, who  happen next.     It' happeiu'd.    Sudden- t is lo be     hauled here Friday for the  ly she   threw  up   her   hands  and   fell ' murder or her husband,  was received  backwards,   with   blood   gushing  from" by .SupI.   l.ovc,  of   (he  Stale Prison,  her mouth,  ears,   eyes and nose. The   today.     The    letter was turned over  conductor,   who   was   evidently  amis-   to  the  l-Vderal authorities.  fied  that death was purely accidchtfil*  so no.inquest will be heldf  Thc remains of the deceased will  be interred in the local cemetery  about six o'clock tomorrow eve-  niiio*  3tS6J3^'C-:over   the business  of sever  of the smaller concerns at the-stockyards.   It was the original combination   in  the packing  industry. But  is  did not pay,  and has not been operated     for several years.    Litigation  Mr.  Thomson  was  perhaps one of' beg-an  and  has   been  continued  with  the best known residents of this dis. I many .hints of scandal.   As .the hold- j wn���������*���������''���������  was  ^ .looked very .beautiful in tbeir-,.lkiwirig   press,  St.  Petersburg (Wednesday)���������  white gowns: ������������������  They kept-their posi-j Thj following is a literal  translation  IVANOFF'S SPEECH AT  TRIAL OF KALIEFF  ���������  ,   ,-    n.ic  tirno-trlp can   end pacifically    'S  Correspondence   of   thc   Associated    Uns  stuig0ic ���������  lost.  Civil  war   is close at hand ami  lions, which were.very graceful, in a  praiseworthy man-  most, skilful and  nor.  .of  the speech   delivered by M.   I van-  in   the  history   of   this  great   battle  the social  revolutionary party     will  he  found  to  have  written the most  terrible page,  for  it  has written  in  its own blood and the blood  of those  Known .    _ .  trict, hc being one of the earliest pi- "er in trust of,most of the Company's  bonds,   t.he   Illinois   Trust   and   Sav-  KING OSCAR'S ADDRESS  TO THE RIKSDAG  oncers of Vancouver Island. He  worked at Wellington since the mines  at that place started, and moved  down to Extension when coal was  first taken from those minesl. He  was a native of Scotland, unmarried,  and without a relative in this country. Mt'loved by all who knew himi  and respected for his slciling-tfiiali.  lies, ine late Mr. Thompson passes in  |��������� eternity regretted by all. That a  life so long, so well spent, should  have (rrininalcd in the manner related above, is indeed most saddening,  luil   (be ways of fate arc strange.  ings Hank represpiif-ed that no in lores!; had been paid on the $2,500,000  bond issue since 1S!)(>, and sought to  have the mortgage-foreclosed. Minority interests made charges of fraud,  and sought, by an injunction to prevent the sale. The. stockholders also  entered  the tiidit.  VICTORIA TEAM  WILL NOT  BE  TRANSFERRED.  Iu connection   wiih   the   report that  the   local   baseball   team   would      be  off,   Lhe  celebrated   Russian   lawyer,  The Misses  Hutchinson caused  am-  at the trial  of Kalieff,  the murdcrcr  usement      in   their   little  pantoniiric,  of     Grand  Duke Sergius.    The  pro-  ,  well done, and'a young Reding was  before a special tribunal   *hom it considers  lhe enemies of the  gentleman with a, black face  tlhe an- lcompoSwl of members of the "Ruling  dience   thought they   knew him, and  1 Senate," and w.r  held .behind closed  some said    he. plavs baseball)  in the  African    Sunset scene     raised    loud -doors at-Moscow,   tvanofi was subse-  laun-hter. qucntly arrested  for discussing     the  The   City   Hand  was    beard at its  trial at a meeting of barristers.  His  best,      and   that  h*  saying a lot.   It speech  has   been  circulated   by  bun-  is a strange    thing,  but nevertheless drais  of thousands  by the  social   re-  a fact, thai people will sit and listen  volutionaries,  and is as  follows:  to, and enjoy, good music, by a band,  and   never  think    of  applauding.   Al  though  lhe applause  ���������"Senators:���������Tu this  trial   two great  events stand  out   before all  else,    the  last niHit  alter ; death of the  Grand  Duke Sergius ei.d  people.    Having chosen political murder  as  the   instrument,  the revolver  and the bomb as arms, .the social revolutionaries   seek   by  terror   to    ac-  ecleoralc the political labor  of Russia,   but   it   was not  cowardly  murder'.    The   social   revolutionaries   undeisland verv  well that it is impossible   for   Lbe  masses  of  the  people,  wiih  pitebfe-rks  ar.a   flails in       their  hands  to destroy   the haslile,  defend-  ;..i  ;:s is   is in o'.ir't >uo.    January  22,  wiih   iis   i.l.'i'dy  siory,  furnished  do-  transfcrrcd  Spokane,   President  Stockholm,   June 21,���������The  extraor-  \y  clear  up  the situatitn.     Tlie  pri-  dinary   session   of   the: Riksdag  sum-   niier suggested  thai   rielrguks  be al'-  moned by   King Oscar,   met,  for busi- ;P"inl('*  ness   this  morning.    The session was  opened   by   the  king   in   person   with  the   usual      ceremony.    His   Majesty   j would he   in  a position ' lo  decide  as  made   a speech   fro'jfi   the   throne      in ��������� to   her definite approval of  the disso-  (i this end. and. it was only after such a conditional ' settlement and after the \'iksdag bad fully  considered   the  matter   that   Sweden  which he. protested ug-rinst Ihc-.chargn  of  EXTRAORDINARY SESSION  Albany, N. Yl, June'21.���������An'extraordinary session of the legislature,  lhe first since 18!)0, began today, a  few minutes alter    noon.     The busi-  j Russell gives it a very straight V.lcni-  al,  says  the Colonist.   'I ho Victoria  I baseball club is a limited liability  company, and it would he impossible  to transfer thc team without the  sanction of the local directors.     Al-  s,..|i<-y   of  the   people  against  tyaypnels  and "hulk-Is.    The social revolulionar-  band selections  was  not very ioiui  it: the   penalty    to   which   KalielT   int.si  was  bv no  means  because  they   won*  submit.   The raets  are only   ioo clc-ar |,,lu in   eo.nliriiiatic'.'U   of   the   inipotcii.--  not  appreciated.     The audU'iiec l-hor- ', Tliey  admit   no  argum.nl.   1      d.-sin  oughly enjoved  lhe  music jonly     to submit     a few   observation**  Misses     Clay and  Coburu olliciated   upon   the  character  of   Kalieli's  aci.    U,H  ran      only  oppose machine   guns  as  accompanists,  both      young ladies  May   KalielT,   whose   life  is   in      youi: ; wi Hi revolvers and  bombs,  the barri-  discbarging      those arduous  duties in   hands,  pardon  me if 1 lack  words and !c.a(ks of the 20th century.    ,11 is true  y.-'iii , T  ���������-,nnr.r jlnioral force   lo  fulfil  thc duly assign-[jhev  are   the  implacable enemies     of  At    the end      of  the program  Mic j**-'*'  "u>-   H is,   Senators,  m a surely  I |,iK*  present regime,   and Ihey  uo noi.  ^cvnoids   thank W*'*-'1*1*- moment  that  you are called   jask for themselves merely. They face  ch.iirman, Dr.  F. S.  on  behalf      of  the Rebel,ahs,   the per  t-iiough the club have .been running: in   for mors,  for  hard   luck  since   the  beginning of  the i :-0rward  and  having So kindly come  assisted   in  giving  the  season,   the      directors  are  in  hopes  that     the attendance at the games  will   increase   before   long.    Mr.   Russell   pointed  out   that a. haseil;{ill tram-  he  Nor lh west   league  is a  concert,    and     also  palroni-zing it.  After    (he concert   a  he audience  f*,r  social  dance  1 lull  death  Irr annulling   the  IuI ion   and      agree  violating   the -constitution' whicn   ia<-|  ���������f union,  provoked  ihe step   l-a'ken  in   the c>Vji-���������    AUcr several members bad  acq^iisc-  cil of stale,   which sanctioned   tho in-*C(|   ;,,   j]u?  premier's'views,   King   Os-  troduclion pf 1113 bill   in the Riksdag !Cai-. ,   with  visible emotion,  spoke as  dealing .with   the   dissolution   crisis,     follows: ''  and  both   the  King and  Premierwere j    .<ji.   is   a Paiidul   step' which        '.he  on  the side of the pacific solution,     jcnum-il of stale "**������,.lls   on me to la^;*.  Premier Ramstcdt spoke first, poin-   My  conscience  tells   me   lhat   I have,  ting  oiul      tl.ol.   it   was   not   Lo  Swe- j ,|ur'n ���������;   my   long   reign,   always   :.(riv-  den's   interest   to   resoi (���������   to   civ; reive   ',,���������   | (i-w-ird   lh;- oiiject   lhad   iu   mind  ness  lo be laken up was presented  in ontered  in  both  housi's  in  a  message of Clover- line adverl^ement  Tor a city, as  Lhe   lvonnp ,,������������������,],.  were  "footing  it  ' f.,,.   ,.��������� score of  lhe games is sent   to practi-   ...     n,;,|ni,rhp    bud   lorn;'  passes  nm-Higgens,     recommending  . fo.   ie- ^   ^  ^   ^  ^   iniportailco  j^Xv    loft'������l.o lmU  ^  Hisideratioii  the  conduct  of  Warren  wes   ui veil,   for  which   music  was  furnished    by  the    Hand  orchestra. Tin*   '   un-  .  and  were  in  the United Stairs.   The.local club  H.   I lookei  and   the  question  of  his    am[   1)i0   pteHin^hain   team   are  the  measures.  ic   lvcoimiK'iKli'.-i,  fore, entering into negotialions forajn,,,  convention by which guai'antecs  should be obtained conducive lo lhe  mutual welfare of the two countth-s.  In nny case, he declared, negotiations  were  indespensable  to  definite-    Kingdoms.  I here- ��������� ;l(. ii,,. i**iic of my aio.ssion, uauiely,  wcliare uf Ilie brother ���������:>>���������������������������. t  is truly >,painful to me to contribute  to t.he dissolution of. a union1 in which  Mho*r';hl , I saw the iiule'V'iwleiicT, se-  ciirily   and   happiness   ot   Lhe   uihte.l  removal  from the office of Justice of oniv   teams  who are not  being   sup-  Uu*Supreme     Court .      The    charges ported  by   Lhe  citizens   a,l  the  game  .,,,'.���������       r,-,,- I'-uL   neverlhicless,   the  salary   list    of  against    .les.ice Hooker, _  are a  ft.- 1^  iicU.|whnni   lpam  ^  ^  RHlll..  nial   statement,   snbM-antialBy   ulcnti- ,u|1ml  for  |h(,  rrs(.  of  |lu, KraSnn   by  t-al  with the findings of Fact and  the (ne  tramwny oMiiiuinv  of that city,  the   Assembly  Jiulici- Although   the   local   club   have       no  such generous-hearted citizens  In help  ���������    , ., ,      .   ,  .  ,.������������������ then/to  that extent,   Ihey  have   ar-  as  the rssult of its protra;L'te.d inves- ^^ |iiaidiiiK ^ jhal |h(, lpam wil,  ligation    of    the Hooker case during contim,0  in  this city until the end < f  the     regular    session  of the  legisla- i\K season, and  they  hope  for     big  things  next  year.  conclusions    o  aw.commit tee made to the Assembly  loud iu their praises I.- the Rehekab> -|jm (*,)WII T*le intelligcnlsia is mar-  for living such a. delightful eulor- |,yr-sj,ng Hself. Two great forces arc  tiinmentf  senteioe as men court  lib on thc f'chis of battle. The  Procurer is right; Ihey do not enly  meiiance the lives of others, but they  throw away their own lives with the  recklessness of madness. They make  ot hi rs perish, but they perish thcin-  in revolt. Workmen have paraded by !selves. KalielT will die also, and I  hun.ireds iu the streets of the capi- have one request to make of you, do  tal. In the smoke of burning estates not h ok upon him as a criminal, but  lhe peasant i������ look.ing for it-solution !as an enemy after the, batik* in proof  I hi* conditions which  arc grinding Jnounciiig your verdict���������rcmcm*J')er   hat.  in the.   future  the  bloody sunrise,    of  liipoii to judge this case. An unres-  ti-aiiiaJ:!*** political movement as a result of the complete 1-ankruplcy of  our nrcsent economic political and  military symptoms has produced the  present condition of affairs iii Russia.    10 wry  section  of  the  10m pi re  is  MLSSTONAP1'^   '  AlUMT  .- ��������� 1 M11    AJV  THKIK   MONKV  which  part is  already apon  the hori-  at   war,   the   old   regime  established   '-/.on, all the past, will he weig-hed    in  cent tries      ago,   and   young   Russia,    ihe  balance.     Uo   not make   thc   bal-  whi. li  asp.'res   to  liberty.   Hope that   ance too heavy."  ZUlSZ  Chee Foo, June 21.���������Local missionaries lnvi'iig stations previous to (lie  present Rrs-m-Inpanese war i" Korea and M"anchuria, complain that  thev are imahle to secure mission.  funds   for current  accounts  from  the  Port    Arthur   branch   of   the   Russo-    supplementary  capitulation   agrcemen  i '  Chinese  Hank.    The   bank  officials   in   recognizing the Port-  Arthur Hank ns  leply,   say   that   the   Japanese   still   ;n priyatc    institution,   lhe   Japanese  hold   the  bank's   boojes  and   papers, ...      ..    .     ,. ,  ���������������������������,���������.��������� ,..i  ., ,. .., .        .   are holding the books  and   pjar-cis I.'--  ihus   preventing   anv   set Mem ent     ol .  the   bank's   business' alTairs.       They    ' "S'"S ^ the bank,  as well as pos-  fur the i-  say   that  notwithstanding    a tal  matter. ... ,  lure,  > DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEOGfR  Fublistied   every  day except  Sunday.  SY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith and   Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  SO  cents  a  month,    $5  per   year    ir.  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication.  WKDN-HSDAY,  JUNE" 21,,''.1905'.  ���������   Tlie   quantity   of   water, discharged '  Into the sea  by all  the rivers of the :  world is about eiglity-six  cubic miles  'u a day.  Food  Adulteration.  , Salad oil made of mineral oil of petroleum origin has been found by the  ccosoi'iniK'iit .nualyist to be on sale iu  Australia. Of sixty-eight samples of  Iresh sausages 'examined by him not  jno was unadulterated.  Xcgrllo  Weddinur Arch.  The marriage arch is an important  nnd conspicuous feature of a Negrito >  wedding. At one stage of the elaborate .  ceremony the bridegroom is expected  to seize his dusky bride and carry her  in his arms up a difficult bnniboe ladder to a high platform surmounted by  wickets of bamboo.      ������������������������������������-.  ,    __ __ :  . I  Iiulia'M  Population. ' I  In India the population incienses ������* !  the .'rate of 8,000,000 annually.    ���������,..-'  :   ���������'���������  On������������ dfi'y. ?.r\ ihe. clOivkroo>ro of tbe Ben* ('  ate, iijv-opu*;'of, ;i Uis.'ussioii whether, '  from an iiilolU'ctual standpoiiit, statesmen   of   the  present   fall,   below   lho  standard'ael by those of the past, one  of  the  members    told   the   following*  story:  "There lived in Lee couiity, Ivy., a  local sage by the name of Jesse Cole.  .Tesse eiitert-'ined tbe notion that tlie  present day type of lawyer was net  to be compared with, the jurists of the.  old days; One day as lie-was entering  the courthouse at Beattyvllle lie noticed a group of lawyers who were discussing the points of a case that was  to come up that day. Cole, disgusted '  by their conversation, stepped up to  them and said:  "'Gentlemen, thirty or forty years  ago the lawyers in this state were  men���������great, big, immense men, wearing fur hats as big as bushel-baskets.  But now,; gentlemen, I honestly believe  that a fellow could without: the least  difficulty, draw q tomato can over the  head of any'.one of you.' "���������Harper's  Weekly. -' *,"'   ��������������������������� ���������'  lhat candy eating habit, girls���������doea  t do you any good?  That tobacco habit, boys, or the oe-  .���������asioiial "treating'' or "being treated"--  is it sf real use or benefit?  That way of spending money on every U'.tlft trifle that we fancy���������is it of  real sse or benefit?  Those people whom we go to see and  also entertain, yet really care nothing  for���������is this society of any real use oi  benefit? ,  P.eft.u' one good friend of nature,  stimulating, congenial and sympathetic,  snltli the'prophet, than a Uost of society friends of the wreathed smile, the  nod and beck which conceal the sneer. -  These fads of music or art or short  fits of study���������are they of any real us<  or benefit?  One branch of knowledge concentrated upon amounts to more In the long  rujw^PhUftdtlphla Bulletitt.  Treasures of  Brookmere  By MARTHA  McCULLOCH-WILLIAMS  Copy right. 1904. by Martha McCuUo-h-WiUUiM  Hlnhle* In Jrxn.tt.  In Japan liiirue*" arc bached into  : their stalls; Uien tlu; door is closed at  ��������� the head, which has a grain and hay  j rack conveniently constructed, to whlcb  i the animal is secured.  LADYSMITH  AERIE  686,  "Jessamine, coin* in at once!" Mrs.  Brookmere called acidly from the west  porch. As her granddaughter rose  obediently, but with u little-impatient  sigh, her companion, Austin Wills,  whistled softly, then said:  "Jessamine!     What  a  wax Madam  Brookmere must be in! You're always  Sunbeam mid Fairy aud Bright Eyes  when she's iu a good humor."  "That is to say when the Beveridge  thiug is around," Jessamine'said, with  a shrug. "She is iu a wax���������she always  is when you come���������and she feels iu  her bones when you are coming."  "H-m-m! I ought to be flattered, but  I'm not the least bit," Austin answered, also rising aud catching Jessamine's hand. She looked aghast, but  he kept sturdily ut her side until they  were facing Jessamine's dragon. Then  he said, with his best flourish: "Oh,  Madam Brookmere, I have brought  this young person to tell you why k1i������  can't possibly come lu. She Is to go  rowing with ��������� me. We will be back by  late tea time. The afteruc-on Is too  heavenly to be wasted ou laud."  "Jessamine, go upstairs aud fetch  my embroidery. Be sure you don't forget my glasses," madam said, as  though the young man had not spoken. Jessamine made to obey, but Wills  held lier hack, lie lifted bis hat' to  the elder lady, turned aud walked off,  saying over his shoulder: "Send the  maid up, madam. It's bad luck to turn  hack. 1 can't allow Miss Jessamin*  to risk spoiling our cruise."  "Oh, what will she do to me?" Jessamine cried as they hurried away.  '-Madam had been too paralyzed by  Wills' audacity to say a word. ' Austin  drew Jessamine's baud farther over  his arm and smiled down at ber, Baying:-"I hope It will be 'Out of my  house, ingrate!' Then, you see, you  will Lave to come to my bouse whether or no."  "Mercy, you do take a lot on yourself!" .Tessa mine said, pulling away her  hand, her eyes dancing wickedly. "I  begin to fear, Mr, Wills, that J'OU have  taken our little affair seriously"���������' -  "Isn't it to be taken seriously? Really you lift a weight off my conscience,"  Wills interrupted in herown tone; then,  after a chuckle: "Jess, I must lecture ' .. ������������������< ���������  yen���������point out the sinful folly of your   ���������  ���������      '  The j*tlu.viii>   Gun.  ��������� Sir Hiram Maxim is said to have  j first thought of the "Maxim gnu ,by re-  iceiving a jar on the shoulder. at tha  i firing of an old rifle,    it seemed a pity  ��������� that the kick should be wasted. There*-  j fore lie put the recoil .to work in au-  i tomatie loading aiid tiring at the rata  i of 1,000 shots a ii'iinuto.  A  I'reiM-l.liti*.   'I'lib.  A. Chinese carpenter at Rangnn who  had been euiploj ed to construct u pulpit for a new Anglican church sent iu  ';he bill for the, work in the following  form: "To one preaching tub, 50 ru������  pees."  Healers in  ....  [ ianos and  Organs ...  adysmlth. B C.  O. E.     :���������: :���������'��������� :-:        :H  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  drd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President, B Forcimmer; Worthy  Secretary.  C II.  RumminRS.  DAY  SCHOOL     .  Usual subjects, taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors; pianoforte and vocal lessons giv-  tn in classes or individually.  MISS^ BERTRAM,  ! advsmitb.   B   ,C  ���������   ���������-��������� -  Under Sew Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  MeKimieU & Woodbank  Proprietors.  ��������� .Jl'odern and   'Strictly, First Class.  Oomincicial Mens'  hnaduuarters.  Kire Proof    Build injj.  Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway  Tint Table No. 54,  Covering  Old Surface?  We have just received a larfcSc shiP_  ment of the famous Melrose Liquid  Paints,, tho l*r������l on the market at  $1.75 per gallon., tte also handle Maple Leaf brand oi varnishes, bug&y  etc., in fact we have every-  SSTnT^TSS������V*G*;*���������"���������������***���������������������������������������*���������fc '-"'���������   '  '  paiiis  and showing yourself properly (    Wallpapers    fiom   llic  to  ?1.00  per  devout aud submissive, Mrs. Beveridge  _   _  ._   ACE NTS'.      ���������   ���������   ���������   ���������  TH6 CITYMHRKeT  R. Williamson Prop'  i st.Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  Attention is called  to the     fact that the  Ogilvie Flour n'iils Co..  Limited,  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR. have for some time  past been producing flour in a vastly improved and purified form  by  Uie aid of ELECTRICITY-  and  having secured  control  of    all  the  basic patents  relating thereto, take Ihis opportunity of advising   the   public   lhat any  unatith-  ���������*���������  ori/.ed   users of  the electrical     hour  purifying  processes   will  be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company.I/inited  are tfa.e  only millers in Canada whose   Flour i*  purified by the elec������ric ptvenss  Double Roll  Painliup; and  papcrhanging done at  reasoniil.'r- rates,  at  HARRY   KAY  FIRST  AV1SNUE  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates .fl 25 a:.d $1.50���������  Fr.ee bua to all etearuboat   landings at o  rail vhv depots.    Electric earft every liv  in uiuus  lo fell parts ol   the city.   Ba.  and table unexcelhd.  F. BA Y NES, Pi oprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C  HILBERT  possibly Mrs. Bishop .Beveridge���������1  really believe the gentleman has it in  him to go high ecclesiastically, he's so  suave and silken, Just the sort to worm  himself Into the minds of rich churchmen, not to mention tueir check books.  1 Yet you are passing- hi in up���������puss ing  * up the. chance of a lifetime���������for ''the  sake of"���������  "A very commonplace sinner," Jessa-  , mine broke In.  Wills gave her a look of pained surprise. '-I was going to say 'for the  sake of having your own willful way,' "  ho protected.  it was early afternoon, mid th? long.  smooth river reach, flecked with sun  and shade, mirrored perfectly the summer world either'side. Jessamine lumg  over the boat side, staring at her own  imago, Austin watched her with happy eyes, but after a little he drew her  upright, saying softly: "Vanity, thy  name is Jessamine. I can't have another case of Narcissus and his linage  upon my. conscience.'?  "Really! Have you.'a conscience'?������  Jessamine retorted.  "Pirates even have consceinces���������about  some things," Austin answered, shipping bis oars nnd letting the boat drift  toward the other bank. "For example,  it goes against their consciences to let  treasure manifestly within reach go  to some other fellow. . That other pirate, Beveridge, shan't have the treasure of Brookmere:" |  "What is the treasure of Brookmere?" |  Jessamine asked demur " '-" *-  is it worth?    And how  to save it from clerical clutches?"  "Lot me see. I believe the Brook-  mei'o rating is about three millions,"  Austin answered reflectively, butWith  a twinkle of the eye, '.'handy millions  at   that,"   he   went   on,   "all-in   gilt  edged' securities.    If  you were more   For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  than a baby, .'/ess, you would see a lit-   or less.    Catalogue free.  tie'beyond the end of your nose.   Bish- "'  op-to-be Beveridge did want you���������in  fact, he Htill wants you, being a man  of taste, for nil his sins," '  "Thanks!" Jessamine Interrupted.  Wills shook his head at her.  n "He wanted you rather badly, but  not so badly as he wanted the Brookmere money. And that he means to  have;���������in spite of our teeth. Madam Is  only sixty and young for her years"���������  "Vou can't mean he is trying to mar-  ���������y her?" Jessamine cried, aghast.  Wills nodded. "That's his present  laudable aim. Therefore he would like  nothing better than to have us openly  defy madam, Our elopement would be  a trump ^-ard for him, Now, although  we are not mercenary, neither are we  destitute of common prudence. Three  millions,  or  even  one  or two,   might  More-  HENRY'S \UR5ifiiE5  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &   Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD     a������d  FLOWER  SEEDS.  ������Ul nruv&iuerei    i  rely.-Howinneb   JHOUSANDS    OF   FRUIT,   &  w are you going  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE   AND  HARDY  PLANTS.  3010  Westminster   Road,   Vancouver.  Are You  Going East.-  Thea be sure your tickets read   via  the  T?1  L  This   IWiti-l   hag    been   completely renovated.  Board  and   lodging SI.00   per  day.  HOTEL-     PRETORH  i'-a.r   Supplied   with   the   Best     Wines,  Liquors and  Cigars. 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  trains    from  rf^is  A'  arket  Geo. Roberts, X      X Prop  come in handy a heap of times.   ..._._  over, we owe madam a certain duty.   The  onl     line  now   maki  We can only discharge it by meeting  guile with guile.. That meansj In plain   DEPOT    connections at  ST  Hiiglish.  you  have  got to turn  from J aud      MINNEAPOLIS  your evil way of preferring my company mid sniije instead upon the bishop  to be"���������  "I don't understand. How will that  help?"' Jessamine asked in bewilderment,  "He is mighty near committed to  madam.   Wait until  be Is quite com-  (Continued on Pace ���������*.)  fi  DESIGNS  TRADE-MARKS  AND COPYRIGHTS  OBTAINED  r~~7    *~   **-V   ������     ���������    ".     T,   T   T    ������   ,-r     .  STENTS  f ADVICE AS TO PATENTABii.:TY  ��������� Notice ia " Inventive Age "  j- Book "How to obtain Putents" _    i Charges moderate. No fee till patent ia sc-cured.  f       Letters strictly confidential.   Address,  [E, 0. S1G Q E RS, Pa ie n t La'.-.yef. Washington, D. C  FR  UNION  PAUL  with the  the     Pacific  through  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  asl<  your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  Gener-al  Agent,  720 2nd Ave., Seattle,  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  :xooa Table, Good Bed and Good Bai  (Half Block from Depot.)  CATACRE   STREET-  -Ladysmith.  Iftl   tl ������  ���������o-  Via the peoples' favorite  TAKING EFFECT THURSDAY, APRIL 13, HOC  Northbound Soutkbound Northbound Sat.. Sun. Southb'd  Leave Daily Arrive   Leave     and Wed. Arrive  A.M.      Pi M. P. M.     P. M.  .. '     9:00 12.OC Victoria    4.80   7.55     10:20 10.46 Shawnigan Lale .... 5.17  C.4C,     11:00   10.02 Duncan      5.55 5.55;  ... " ;. 11:57    9.10 Ladysmith  ....  ......  6.45  5.00  ..    12:40    8.20 Nanaimo      7.37  4.15  :   ... ..  12:53 Lv 3.00   Ar. Wellington    7.52  de 4.00  S. S. 'MOAN" sails from Nanaim q for Vancouver Daily except Sua-  day; at 700 k. 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 Mond day.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  Victoria   Shawnigan Luke ..  Duncans,    Ladysniith     Nanaimo   Ar. Wellington '  *^.*^<tt.*^i*^i9V*to*f*^!*:nf*:*.* S>;--fe������>3"fe������i-*&W-^������%'^-*'-^*%%Vr^^  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  -Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  I  i  4  i CLERMONT UVIMSTON,  ������ Seniril Manager.  *A^0m-9\U*r*ic*y*k*^^9\Mr*j-^  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager, |  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  W������RK PROMPTLT DO* ������������������:  Lear* orders at tbe Abbotsfor*.  UDVSMITH SHAVING  PAKiORS  HIGH STREET.  -:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������J  Tiw-".-..wua  RATES Ja.oa PBR DAY  SAM.P������,tt ROOMS .  BAR 'SUPPLIED. WITH BK=������  WIN15S, UQUORS, CIGARS  HOTELi  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  ^c^eMe^������^e^������^e^e^*)Ke)|(e)Ke^e^e^e^e)������(o^e^e^e^e^e  2  Overlands  Daily  2  .Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at 8 p. in. or 1.1' p. in..  TiOKKTS SOLI) TO ALL POINTS  Sliorlcst     roTite to    Feinie, B. C,  and ALL K(SOTI')NAY POINTS.  For  rates.',   folders,     sleeping car  reservations and all  information call  on or address  S. Ci.  YERIvKS,      E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 75 Government *..st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  P JlcBYbungr  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO, LADVSMlfH  3  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.   Government      and   Yates  Sta.,  Victoria, B. C*  Trains  Transcontinenta1  Trains  Daily  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited," Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers i>n all trains. Through tickets issued lo all paints East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and  berths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rates from all points  Cast! from Maicfi 1st to Maty 15th.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  Riiropeun points. Very low rates  now in-effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  . For  further   particulars call  at  the  oiii or phone No. *i56.  A. IV  CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P.,        General Agent  Portland,  Ore. Victoria, B.C  9  *  e  *  e*  *  e  *  e  *  e  *  JPHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  ,.,     . EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  o  *  e  .*  e  *  e  *  LADVSMITH *  **e*e*e*������*e*e*e*e*e*e*������e.������**^ ^  WM. MUNSIE, President  J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephone^.  THe   LiMyirhith  Lumber Go  Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  -      y ^Manufacturer**    of���������     -  Rou.H end Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shlnkle*; Mouidings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned an*   Kiln  DrM Flooring     and Finishing    Lumber in   Stock.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  R E. WALKER, GenerafManager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Genl Manage!  BANK KIONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES : j  $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 .'it any oflice  in C nada ol" a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- point:, ll the United States.  MIGOTIAHLK AT A FIXUD RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   . LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittin   small sums of money  with safety and at small   ost.  LADVf-vJTH BIIANCH - W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing ana making to order   a  speciality.  THOriAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  | LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY.  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  Best accommodation for trassieit  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and tbe bar-Is u������-to-  date. Rates fl.'tl a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade ���������--! :������-: u-: )������������������**���������: L*dys������ltn  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARMPRODUtf  Orders   will   be  delivered  anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low-,  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on the  Beplanade.  JAS.  WARNOeK, y  n .y  ., DAILY XBJjqqp,  ifmiWrrm^sa^^f^i^imiV^^jft^^aBSgiis  9 *****  9*********  **********  rtrzmsjmmrwHWi*!^. *3*w  *****99*++  B*i**ri-mriTw'���������������**���������.*���������   m< *t ������������������������' V ^t ���������****���������*  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   **********  ���������   ������������������    ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������    ��������� t.   ��������� ���������  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  There is No Necessity  of sending away for anything    you  may require in  Hardware or Garden Tools  ��������� ������������������ ���������  We can supply y������ur want* in al/  seasonable  goods such as Hoes,  Spades, Shovels, Rakes, Law*  Moweis,  Poultry,, netting, Etc.  Prices Always Right,  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,    B. C.f  ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� ���������������������������������������������* ��������������� ������ ��������� ���������  ��������� ��������� ���������  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUAHICHAN  W, P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dialer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American C'veain   Separator  Go , Grant  Powder Co.,  and B. C. Pottery Company. , " '  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from- Home Grown Products.  TzoiiDalem  i,    * -j   i, if  ��������� ���������      ���������      .  ��������� ��������� -     j  DUNCAN  i i ���������������������������. ..  ... - ���������  STAGE LEAVES  FOR' COWICHAN  LAKE MONDAY,   ^V,ED^TESDAY1 '  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.,  SICKER   DAILY.  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors.  I'r"H G lifUnoTW"tin'ri- hvm *:.  -   . .'���������Never again,"., lie sighed.  .never- love again."       ...''.  "Oh,* yes,   you    will,"   rejoined  heartless beauty. -!  "Never again,"-he repeated. -'Tin going to turn over, a, new leaf aud save  aioiiey.?',.  ..,   ... ,.-.;.     y ���������  iTjri-r-riif-i-Tinn -.mi-'rtirwt*wirrw  'I shall  tli������  THie Lecture  lii'Mnlheuiaiien.  :;' Pi-ofessoi-��������� Yes, - sir/ ;if 'you   were  < thrown:lik-e- ' a- stone,; you -would describe a parabola in .re turning to. earth.  ���������'.. Student; (���������\veai;U,v)---l think., I'll, go, out  and get thrown at once then,,,professor.  f '1'hatys about the , only way I'll eye.?  learii'to describe oiie'of'''eiii. " /..'"  9.  *���������  Union  ���������(..ti  wm Co  *������������������������������������������  NANAIMO,   B. C.  fi* *���������������������������  Quamichan Hotel  -o���������  Little Girl (to. curate, who is waiting  for his hostess)���������Don't touch, anything  while I'm gone, will "you, Mr. .Tones?-~-'  Punch. ....     ..'���������._ ;-,;y      ;',_   ���������_    ..���������    '!���������'.  Alliteriitive  SIhiir1. ff. ;  "Yes,"- said tlie. 'student of slang in;"a  modern educational -���������institution, '"I got,  it in tlie neck all'right." y,  "Tut, tut!".ie.\.cluiincd .tiie: professor  of billingsgate who hall overheard his.  remark. '"Lam astonishedthatah advanced student such as you would-be  so cureless in liis choice,of tonus' for  expressing' such'a splendid' ideit.' You  Bhonld have said; 'I've got It where  Cerlie' got the goiter,' or employed  some other .strong.''alliterative, tei'ni,";  .*���������'!>   -! it-* Jfn.iPle'iuMiit'e'Tii.lt^  I'iiMi^i.OhaserrrOh, I dqii'tlike to go,to  , :liut,s(,orei It's sp unsatisfactory to do  . our shopping, 'there.. ",  ,;*trs."^lioppen- \V'liy, "ihey ha ve every*  'Irihg there.''''"' ,  ' ' :   '      '���������'���������    ���������������������������  '���������'��������� -*Mrsr Chas'e^That's j us t it. No ..matter  a'hnt you. ask Tor, '.--they, can './suit*,, you  .-.������������������Ight-otrV  ./;' m ,;;  .  I,  '%. ���������  J...  I-  flanufaeturers of the  ,.,-;���������-.!���������''���������.        ���������      . y<-r>'   Qneei*.   *  ,  VTVeii, well; that's a; flinnv tiling."  '  "\VTiiit is?'"     '  "Miss Pass.'iy'was  an old  maid b������-  ore she inarriwl, iMid now that her'Mi*.'  ")ftnd.-is,dead she hasbecome a young  iv.idow."     ':....'"  Keast's Livery &  Freighting Stables  -H. Keast, Proprietor  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Commercial Men  ���������o���������  ' BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fishing', Telephone connection.  ; FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  Duncans Station.  IVo Tnt'si'liv-About V ray cm'. >  '���������Mother," cried six-year-old Frank  eagerly, "I want .Tack here to stay all  night, so we can get our sleds out  early."  "No, Frank. Nurse wouldn't stay if.  tshe had the trouble of taking care of  another boy," replied the parent.  "I don't see what trouble Jack would  be," grumbled Frank. "He washes and  dresses himself, and he doesn't say any;  prayer*."      .. - ..  "���������/'Ah  to   lCit'N   0'<>iii|>!.-v!<m.  Maud���������Have you seen Kit Garling*  iibrh's .eeiilskinV It's nathing but au  ''miration on. the. face of it.  Irene���������Well, so's lior. own skin.  '  It   SonicfIiim'.s   FailH.  ~- "There's* nothing  like  perseverance,  twins out in the long ruii.^v-,. /..���������.���������  "Not always.. Did you ever see a hen  >n a porcelain egg?"���������Ii*-o.e)kl,vn'-Lil'e.  T'lln fBritfsh Columbia .  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  frbim'tljift Best Canadian. Malt Run Hops  9  Miners1 Drilling Machines  .'M.ade. to.,order and /Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Shaipened by  us always gives  satisfaction. Picks'haridi'ed'and repaired.  SHipsmrtllirXig    in aJ1     its    Branriee.  Hbrseshbers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  ��������� - i  David  Bulier Street   -    -    *--.-'t   Ladysmith, B  C  Min*lit Help  ������6������ic;  "Is Clarence Appleby the sort of per-  joii ; one-won Id care to cultivate?"  "Well,-' a . little.::cul������.vjition wouldn't  -iurt iiiic a-" .-'���������Cleveland LeadeiVv:  Stage leaves Mount Sicker at   7  a.m.,     returning, leaves   Duncan  -. ��������������� -^ -   :-   -'  at 12:30 p.m., daily, except '. Sundays,   ^.(o!^0'****8 at short notice.)  X  *>'%>  DUNCAN,   B.   C.  msam  AN EASTER OPENING  FAIR'S  MILLlIF STORE  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest creations  in  Millinery. Up-  to-date Hats   Made and Trimmed to  Order at Shortest Possible Notice.  WEJEVER  SLEEP  ���������''������������������' ^   ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������  BUt'AilE^^E^ ],'OR    THE BEST MEATS  1 y^n IN THE MARKETS;  WE'-ARE NOW: BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF THE  *-  OKIES, YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  &    PLASKETT  FLOWERS,     FOILAGE.   All \La-  dies     cordia.Uy     invited    to inspect  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  HORSE SHOEING A ^SPECIALTY  DUNCAN, B. C.  STATION STREET,  t**r.  DUNCAN   L,yI^Eand STABLES  S. J. Hagari, Manager  ���������f   Freighting a Specialty   'f  PRICES noDERATE        -  f;rst-class turnouts-' of rigs,   harness, horses.  ANIDEALTOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT  HOTELSTRATHCONA  Tourists and sportsftien making this hotel 1 heir headquarters 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.  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 (or soft coal and $20  for anthracite.    Not more than 320  acrw can be acquired by one individ-"'  annum for each 'mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate-of 2i per cent,  collected on* the output after it exceeds $10,0.00.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a Tree miner for a term; of  twenty years,  also renewable.  Thc l������ssec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by it's position on the  ls'tday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge ia  operation within two years from the  STFVENS BLOCK,  GAT^cR13  Si'.-.E.j'T,/  -.ADYSniTH, B  ******* *'* ���������:���������..���������'��������� t ���������: ��������� m t ��������� ******+***a  t  x  LAC /SMITH TRANSFER CO. x  *���������**��������� ^  ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FURNITURE MOV-  ED PROMPTLY A   ND  SAFELY.  StaUes in the rear of the Ladysmithj hotel.  '���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������ Abbots ford.  u������l or company. Royalty at the rate |ciate of the lease,  and one dredge  DUNC AN.I   B. C.  Your patronage, solicited  Telephone   in   Connection.  PHarmacist  ���������x x.xc tt ^;f:i-������^ii- -^^-zi^r-^t- hc * x  R.B. Al  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  BICYCLE AND GUN  REPAIRING.     ACETYLENE   GAS  FIXTURES AND   GENERAL M ETAL WORKING  Fine lines, WATCHES,  CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  5K  )x  Y  Y  Oddfellows Block    ���������    ���������     ���������  -)K W.  X1 )K  )K*-)tl[��������� "M���������)it-  yt.  -    ���������     ���������    ���������    ��������� Duncan1., B.C.  **i\     /J\      * K      /t\      /t\.    ei\      /i\      vis      Ft*      't*.  WHITTOME  *���������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ���������*  ii  CALEDONIAN"  Leads Them  IN QUALITY"  NORTH   OYSTl'OR   SCHOOL  :o:-  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA,  :-< :-: ���������-*: .-: :-B.C.  TION 1)[ORS  will  he received hy     the  undersigned   up  lo noon  on  \V'edncs-  da-y, .Jmix* 23th,  l!lfi5, for the following worl*', .viz:  .Supplying new flour to hc laid over  Hici picse'ni floor. Tlu* -boards must l:e  lxl edp;L> grain  and kiln  dried,  riaslc-ring the building  throughout.  Placing     new shingles on the I'oof  and  tearing old  away-  Placing  new sills under  woodshed.  Painting  school     house   inside  and  ! on I side,  two coals.   For  further   >.ir-  Jlifiilfii-s apply   to  I).  J.  Thomas,  Ro-  jherls     strcvl,       Ladysmith.   Addr :.ss  Post  liox  7-1.  |    N.     B.���������The  lowest  or  any  tender  I   not necessiirily  accepted,  Plans, SpecificationB and Detail! furnishekl for all kinds  of work ia the CARPENTER  Line  C.   B.  ROBELEE,   Carpenter  and  Joiner,     2nd *ve, Ladysmith,  B.  C.  ���������   ������������������������������������������������������#���������������������������  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modalled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets    Telephone, 1���������4.  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this Botice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith, B.C.  ol ten cents per .ton of 2;000 pounds  shall be collected on the gross output.  Quartz^PcrsonK  of  eighteen  years  tad over and  joint stock companies  holding  free miners'  certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free miner's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $7.50 per. annum: for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per, annum for  a company.according  to   capital.  A free     miner,  having  discovered('  mineral in place,.may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet  by marking out the  jame with  two  legal   posts,   hearing  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 ten  miles of a mining recorder's "office,, one  additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording-k-clairn is $5. ��������� ������������������  At : least JlOO^t'ijiist he expended  on the claim each year or.paid to  the mining ;recorder in lie.ii.'.thereof.  When $500 has been .expended' or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey- made, and upon complying with  otlwr requirements, purchase thf* land  at $1.00 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 2J- per cent, of thc sales  of the products of the location.  Placer Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square, entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  **hewan River claims are either bar  or bench, the former being 100 feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark. The latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, hut not exceeding .1,000 felt. Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide .may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitub.i  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yu! on  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each fn,-  a term of twenty years, renewable in  thc discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars.of the river  below low water 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 drcgde to high water mark-  on each alternate leasehold.  Thc lessee shall have n dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each live 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  each five miles within -six years from  such date. RentaTi $100 per mile for  first; year and' $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  us placer mining. '  P.lacer Mining in the Yukon Territory���������Creek, y gulch; river and hill  claims shall hot exeeed 250 feet in  eogth, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall he  250  feet so'iiare.  Claims are marked by two -legal  posts, one at each end, bearing no--  tices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional teii miles or fraction.  The person or company staking o  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 out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen,-.the rest of the party ordinary   claims  only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty nl JJie rate  of two and o'ne-half per cent. on.the  alue of thc gold shipped  from     the  ifukon Territory to he paid  to     the  Comptroller.  No  free miner  shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      on  f*aeh 'separate river, creek or gulch,  out  the same miner niay hold     any  number of claims  by purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained     on  the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice and paying a fee.  Work  must be done on a claim each  year to the Vjilue of at least $200.  A certificate that  work  has      been  done must  be r,J*ta.ined each year;     if  not, the claim AtU  he deemed to   be  abandoned,   and     open   to occupation  and entry by a Tree miner.  Thc 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 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  the  length  of width shall not exceci  thr?e   times  the  breadth.  Should  the  prospector   discover  oil  n paying quantities, and  satisfactorily  establish such   discovery,   an area  not exceeding (M0 acres,  including the  oil well   will be sold to the prospector at the  rate of $1.00  per acre  and  t.he  remainder of  lhe  tract  reserved  namely,     l,2.**n     acres      will be sold ]  at   the     rate  of  three    dollars     an j  acre,  subject, to loyalty at surh rate  as may be specified  hy order-in-coun- :  cil.  JAS.   A.   SMART.  Deputy  Minister  of  thc  Interior  Department  of the  Interior,  ���������_.  !        TIME TO   THINK  Leave orders  at   the  I   .  WILLIAMS AND W\3H  **'+**++*++*+ 44.+^.,^+ >  *  over business problems carefully  ..���������never flurried��������� this is the condition of the man who uses a roll  top desk and ha9 everything handy-  System Is a great time saver.  We carry a very fine range of  OFFICE FURNITURE  12 styles roller    .curtain desks,43  patterns    . of  office    chairs���������typewriter desks  and''chairs���������flat top   desks, etc.     /#  Roll'  Top.Desks in Elm,    size 42x30 in., Price $22 50.  Roll    Top Desks in Elm,       50 in. long, Price $2S 00.  'liese desks .have tierof drawer s on,.either,, side     and fitted with 1������  pigeon holes and letter-racks, ete.,  Oak Roll Top Desks, ,48 in., long, Trice $32 00  Oak Roll Top Desk, 50 in.,  longyl-fitted     with two tiers ol  drawers,  25 pigeon holes',1 hill drawers, etc, $15.00        lb  Office chairs, with or without, tilting snows,   $4 00 up.  Typewriter's desks in As h, 30 "in.; long, 2 drawers, $S.00 each  WEILE-R   BROS.  VICTORIA,   B.C.  Sa*>&s������Sg^'*-SssS^  PAINT1NQ,  PAPEK  EtC^ /  HANGING  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence iu rear  of  Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.   E.  SMITH, Prop.  J.PIERCY ii ������  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,   B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrate**  IRONCLAD    BRAND  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,   PANTS,   -.-:. SHIRTS.,-..ETC ..  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and Builder  REPAIRING  of   all  kinds   promptly  attended to.    Shop on G&tasre    *rt-  M. R, SIIFS0N.  Solicitor,   Etc.  sy   to  st. Ave.me  Loan  lADYSWTtf  Ladysmith   Temp'e No. 5 Rathbono  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  j 2nd  and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  m.  I Mrs.. Kate Tate,  secretary.  ri  *  Meat market  LADYSMITH B, C. ^.M   DAILY   I/ED 3 BR  LOCAL ITEMS  BORN���������June lilth, eo Mi. aiid-Mrs.  John  Bland,  Ladysmith,  a daughter.  A     /special   meeting   of   the  local  footba.l  club   will   he held   on Thursday, night.  Important-business.  Mr. J. Stewart was a passenger to  .Nanaimo on tlie noon train..  Alderman  to 'Nanaiino  Win.   Beveridge went up  at noon today.    '���������  Miss ('ohurn's and Miss Clay's service's as '. accompanists, last evening ,  w;-rc-appreciated alike by singers an.I  ���������audience.   '     .  Mr. and Mrs. Hoy are encamped  about lli rep miles up the road to-,  uai'ds'O'hemaiiu.s. Tliey report country life as well  worth living.  The poor, bowed form going slowly around col lee I in ir water rates, is  f irand pa Hland. lie has aged* much  since yesterday.  CORRESPONDENCE  Editor Ledger, Sir,���������  The following 'resolution was passed unanimously at the clc-se of .the  annual session of the .fIrand Lodge ,  held at Ladysmith on Mil) and 15th  instant:  "Resolved that the thanks of this  (irand Lodge are due and are ���������hereby  tendered   to inss   or  ibis   city1  for  the fair and  ample reports pub-'  "I is bed of it-s  proceedings, also  to the  hotels  of  the  city  for   reduced   rates  granted to the representatives,     and  also to   the      citizens   guuralty   for  many courtesies  extended during qui*  visit;  and that a copy of'this resolution' be  forwarded to tholiocal press*'  Yours -truly,  '.'FRED 'DAVEY,  ',.-.. ��������� Grand Secretary-.  NOTICE  OF  ASSIGNMENT  Pursuant  to     the "Creditor'  Drci's     Act,   111(1 l'.'j  'rust  Mrs. Hoyle's magnificent, voice was  heard lasl night in the Brook song  It is a ���������beautiful song and one tha'  chainis an .audience when, as it, was  lasl   evening, it  is well -rendered.  Summer Sale of Blouses and! White-  wear n'.'-w taking place at Simon  Leiser & Col's Ltd.* All-goods in  ihis line must be disposed of, as w-.-  will not carry them over for another season.  Notice is 'hereby given that Avel  i'.Qi-g, of Lad\smith, -British Columbia, General Merchant,, by dcr-d dated  the ItMli day     of June, 'Al D.,  llioi,  I assigned alibis personal properly,  real estate,-credits and effects, which  may he seized' and sold under execu.  tion to .Albert E. Planta, of Nanaimo, I'.ritish Columbia, Insurance  Agent, in trust for the purpose of  paying and satisfying ratably and  proportionately., all the creditors of  the said Axel Berg according to law,  the said deed was executed by the  said, assignee on the 19th day or  June, .11)05'. ' V,; ' '  ... All creditors having claims, against'  the said'Axel. Beig are required to  iorward particulars... to. the said assignee on or before the 10th day of  July, 1905, alter which date the  said assignee will proceed to distribute tlie _ assets of the said estate  among the parties entitled thereto,  having regard' 'only/of the claims of  which he shall then have notice.     ,  ''Notice is*, also hereby given that  a, meeting of the creditors of the said  Axel P.erg will be held at the office  of the undersigned, Ladysmith,. B. C"-.'  ���������on"the 4th day of July, IS05, at one  o'clock' in tbe afternoon, in pursuance  of bhe said Act-,v for the -givinbtof di-  of the. sai-d Act, for the "giving of  directions with reference to the disposal of the S'*.id (-stale.''  Bated nt. Ladvsmith, B. C, this  UUli day of .'Mire; 1005   ���������*' "  ��������� ���������*���������.;���������"���������>     RUSSELL  SIMPSON  "  Solicitor for Assignee.  The Rebokahs are to lie congratulated on their successful entertainment.  l'he Qi'adrill  Band goes down frcir  Ladysrnitii  on     Saturday evening  tc  C!';emaimts, where there is to.-lie'held ���������  a lawn   party in    benefit of the Che  rnainus hospital   th-at  night.  Edith  and    Mary,   the. twin (laugh-.  lers of    l\lr.  and. Mrs.  Pannell,   win  played  most  entertainingly  last   eve  ning,     a  piano  duet,    wcre  fourtecr  years of age yesterday.  Several young men in the audicne*  last night,    at the Robckah concert.  Avere ready to join a rescue party t-���������  save the-group of Pompcions.  As fo  Ruth   and   Naomi,..'' there were  dozen'  of Jacobs in the audience. ...  'The following magazines are no-w  in for July: Popular, Argosy, Peat  son, Mctroiiolitaiiy Ladies' Home  Journal,'Ainrslles, at Knight's book  ���������store.   ...   . .    -  AT THE ABBOTSFORD  !i:  S. Poole,  Halifax  J.  B. Thomson,  Vancouver.  ."S.  W. .Johnson, Vantotner  ��������� I.  II. Murphy,   Vancouver  George Strachan, Toronto  T. Sioutl, Toronto  .Joseph  fluriler,  Victoria  R.   Hay ward,  Victoria  G.  C. Hcu-ell,  Victoria  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN SOAP  Stand a:. good chance to win a  TREASURES OF  BROOKMERE  Continued From Page Three  Every 25-Ccnt purchase of White    Swan     Soap .entitles you to a  ticket in t.he drawing for litis high grade gramophone.  KSSSSSSEBKS  tiENZ & LEI Sift  WHOLESALE DRY       GOODS,  MA WF7VCTU R ER$ PF  .<GENTS'f FTJRNlhill W(i;S,/ E'Wk;.  :'.'.:���������   SHIRTS,...OVERALLS,  ETC.'  Sale of Bl.*..-t:ses and Whitewoar goods  now taking place at. Simon Leiser A*.  Co.,  Ltd.    . '.'       ���������  VICTORIA, B. .C.  DOMINION  DAY   EXCURSION  TRAIN   ON   E.  &  N.  :. The. c*.li;i.rnii'au"t<.if,/t.-lic' transporI'ai'.ib*i  commit (���������������������������t'i'f'.'is iu receipt .of the< follaw-  in-g i���������O'l;t���������cr:from"Mi'v"Or V..;~Conrb^n.-tyt*-  ���������'Replying    to   your  latter   of   0th  inst.,   which   has   been   delayed   pen-ding  definite arrangements   with        a  committee of the Eagles'  Lodge who  inteii'd   ruwving   an   excursion   in   con-  ux-ii; -:i  with your    cl-. ���������! '.'at ion.       Th.*  .schedule  as  now  ana.'ig'.d   is   as  follows:      R^-iilar  trains  Nos. .3  and  -1  are  cancelled.    Trains  leave  Victoria  for  Ladysmith  at 0  a.m.  and  2  p.m.  Returning train leaves Ladysmith for  Victoria at 7 p.m. Trajn leaves Ladysniith  for D'ancars at   7  a.m., .returning,  leaves Duncans at.0 a.m. Trains  leave   Nannin.o   for   Ladysniith  "ri.20  a.m.,    10   a.m.,   2,    fi.15 and 8.30   p. ���������  in.    Returning   trains   leave      Ladysmith  For  Nanainio 0.   and   11.57  a.m  I.  ���������!. 15,  7..'iO end   i 1.3(1 p.m.  The  train service -between. Nanaimo  air!  Ladysmith  will  l.e well advertised by this Company both in   the news  papers and by handbills. Vokrs truly,  G.  L.  COl'RTENEY,  Trallic   Manager.  Theie will   he  no   train   to   Victoria  later  than 7 p.m.. hut   return   tickets  j.',oc>:l   for   two   days  (ran   be   procured  IV.r  fifty  ci'iits  extra.  Light or Heavy Teaming:  -'Wood.snd Bark for Sale.  ���������BI'GGIIilS   FOR HIRE ':���������:   :���������:_ See J.   KEMP,  or leave r.rJcrs      at '  keiglVs Transfer Stables  FIRST  AVENUE 'PHONE (1-0.  Stoves  .We are making them of th:* Newest  Styles.  Pattern and Latest  0RYSDALE- STElfi  Go.   LaiSpmlth  maass^sas^^]  Fresh and -;Gr\sp  WE 00 ALL KINDS Oi-" FOUNDRY WORK  Our Prices are Re. sona ble  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES  IN   IU.AIR  AND ADAM'S  WINDOWS.  LADYSHITH IRONcc sTOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  Dr.  R.   13.   Dier   is again in  Lady-  sin Mb and  can  be  {������uml   at all hours  at his ollice.on High street.)  PORK & BEANS WITH  CHILE SAUCE  OLD  CHURCH   BRAND.  Today      is   tbe  longisl  day   in   the  year,   living   the   ���������'���������.iimmei'  solstice"'���������  ih-v      tin.c*      when   (he  sun   Is  at   its  gre-r,!���������:��������� t   d;.cli;:ati.'*p.   and  seems      to  pause   before retiinu-:n   on   its course..  ONE   POUND  TINS     THREE POUND TINS  10 cents  . 20 cents  Gel,   your  Knight's.  Suiulay   Colonists  at  W. T.HEDDLE   CO.  'Williams' Block  Lady smith  ParticnlarGrocerg.  Telephone  Summer Sale of Blouses and'White-  wear ik w taking place at Sinu n  Leisei- & Co.'s Ltd. All goods iu  this line must be disposed < '  will not carry   them over  I' s  as we  er season.  ffliKSSE^S^sSsS&S  Three Lines of  WENS' AND BOYS' STRAW HATS  To Hear, 20 PER CENT off  inth-  h  Ladysmith Dost - Doildins  liiiitit  Launch and Pleasure Roals of all  descriptions for Hire. Roals built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  HARRUP  AND  IIAYERN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  A I 'STRALIANS INTERESTED  IN  .WESTMINSTER  FAIR.  New  Wist minster,   June  21.���������    According  to   information  received      i>y  Manager  ICcary preparations are now  going on  in various   parts  of Australia   for  a bog  exhibit  of   that  country's  resources to  l.e made at      thc  Doniinio.i   fair,   which  opens here  on  ;  .Sepl'i'iitiiv'r 27lli.   I).  II.  Ross,  who is'  Canadian   commercial   a<-\*nt   for Vicr!  toria,  Taism.-uiia and  South and Wcs-���������  tern   Australia,"  took   Ibe   matter   up ,  s line      time   ago   wi;tli������ the   various  ;  (hampers of commerce, and has work]  ed   tlie propos.tion   into an  undert-ak-  iii'g  which has been  e*iitere'.l into with  Ah Wing  Merchant  :���������*/  Off  ndi  and Gents'  Clothes Made to '  Order.  PERFECT  FIT   GUARANTY V)  LADYSMITH,    B.   C.  ������j^ia^Aa-CJM������**^rt������l������k*C^<*JJN������^^JW-3i'^  '������R-������ WKM1W-  Morrison's, Ladysmith, E. C.  feige.r-e.iai   e  il Aust-i-ali.-i  li it   tlie holding of the Dominion fair  ������������������������ I    "  {j Igeneial   enthusiasm.    The   people   of  realize,   Mr.   Ross  says,  Pi  F������i  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.  ���������   -  TELEPHONE   6-7  i  in   Xew Westminster  opens   to- them  a >;,rcal oppoiltin-ity   to  develop  trade  c~j   with  Rritish   Columbia and  they will  H  inipJ-ove   i(,   by   mal-iiig   an   elabi rate  ^  display of  such of  their  products-as  are  marketable in  tl is part  the  em-  piic.  '    The church  of  England social   being  held   this   afierno-.-.m   and   evening    o-i  tlve      church   groends,   will,   wil bout  doubt,  Le  a most  enjoyable affair and  all   who   desire   to  spend   a pleasant  evening   would  do   well   to afteis������l   il.  Strawberries   and   ice  cream   wili    !.  served  by   tbe     ladies   of  I he chunh  Anybody   providing   t::."v   wear   tennis  shoes, will  be allowed  to play on  the  tennis court.  mitted, then do your best to take him  away from ber. You can do it, .never.  fear. lie's lininan. if beds a preacher,  nnd no mere man 'yet born of woniaii  is able to stand against you"���������  ''Thank, you ��������� again," Jessamine said,  tossing her head. "Oh, I want that  clump of cardinal flower," leaning aa  slier-spoke toward the shelving shore.  Wills sliook his liead. "Snakes!" he  said laconically, speaking very loud;  then, in a low aside: "Here's where we  (inhrrel, Jess. Insist upon getting* out.  The bishop to be is coming down tha  path."  "Ob, Mr, Beveridge," Jessamine called eagerly, "do come and pick som������  flowers for me.   I want to pick them  with a"wither!ng glance at Wills.  Beveridge ran down to the water's  edge. "Won't you let ine rescue you?"  he cried, holding out his hand: '-'Jump!'  1 promise you shall get nothing worse  than a pair of wet feet by it."  ."She needn't have even tbenl,": Wills  said boorishly., "If you'll agree to see  her to the bouse I'll be glad enough to  put her ashore. Not in tlie humor for  walking myself -and still less for botanizing."'  Half an hour .later" Mrs. Brookmere  was surprised, audi' if truth must be  spoken, not wholly pleased to see Jessamine sauntering home, her hands full  of scarlet bloom; "with the Rev. Bewly  Beveridge at her elbow. Now the minister had been madam's own compau-  ion. all through the earlier afternoon,  and, though he had not said much���������'  finite too little to make madam aware  of her own state of mind���������he had looked unutterably things. She had found  the looking pleasant���������she was of tin*  women made to be married, childless.  although she had buried three, husbands, and still possessed of an alert  and lively vanity. She liked to see her  name at the bead of lists of patronesses, especially missionary and rescue  bands. Further, flattery was meat uev  soul loved to feed on: The Rev. Bewly  had found that out at about the second  minute nnd acted upon the 'knowledge.  Indeed, his mind was pretty well mado  up to in^'y her before the interview  ended, i.ut then b������ had not seen Jes-,  saniine in this mood. Jessamiue upset  liis calculations; she fairly swept him  olf bis feet. " ,  Madam was sadly 'puzzled throughout the next week.   Wills haunted the  bouse as much as over, though Jessamine openly .flouted'hlin, at the same  time  smiling  shy  propitiation  at 'the  bishop to be.   Me also was in a maze.  Jessamine's   encouragement   was   too  elusive to wan an t giving over his pursuit of madam, yet sufficiently unsettling to  make him  at times distrait.  Wills .-glared at him and ostentatiously  ignored him.    It was thnt which"gave  . hiui the strongest hope.    Wills must  be   jealous���������madly   jealous.     If   only  Beveridge bad never  begun  to court  that old woman!    She was in the beginning eager 'to play fairy godmother.  It was 'sickening to feci that he had  disturbed this pious purpose,  making  the lady fool that she was not too old  to inspire grand passion number four.  Presently be began to see light.    He  would.have it out "with Jessamine���������ask  ber plnniply to be Mrs. Beveridge, and,  if she said "yes,"* go to madam for her  blessing, along with" an apocryphal talo  of a distant wooer ready to sue for her  baud.    lie could  make It appear  he  bad beeii finding out her mind toward  a fourth marriage.    It would go. hard  wifli   him,   but   that   somewhere   he  would find a man to make good.    Indeed, providentially  be already knew'  the nian-r.a college president, poor and  pious, entitled .to write half the alphabet after bis name in honorary distinctions, with children all safely married,  and much in want of a good home.   So  lie went straight to Jessamine, begging  ber to -sing to him.    The music room  was at the very end of the house, thus  well  apart.    There was small chance  of interruption.   All the rest were busy  with games or flirting or walking in  the dower garden under a white moon.  Jessamine  went  with  him,   walking  high headed and joyous.   At the door  of the parlors she waved him forward,  running  back  herself  upon  some  errand  be did  not  understand.    Whatever it was,  she  did  it very  quickly.  He   bad   hardly   found   the   songs   be  wanted when she was beside him, sm.il-.  ing  at   him   in  the   most  bewildering  fashion.   As khe reached for tbe music  her hand,  apparently  by   chance,   fell  lightly upon his.    He tried to bold It,  but. she snatched it away, turned from  him and began to sing very softly.   He  watched  her   with   burning   eyes,   his  breath coming hard and'fast.    As she  made   to  rise   he put his  arms  about  her and gathered bur to bis breast, saying hoarsely: "Jessamine, darling,won't  you make music for mo always?    Unless you do my life will bo wasted."  "You��������� you are not i:i earnest!" Jessamine said, slipping from his amis and  averting her face. "You, who are so  great, so wise, so good, need another  sort of wife���������somebody who can help  you.    I���������I should be only a burden."  "A blessed burden, one I shall rejoice to carry," Beveridge-said, trying  to take her hand. She drew away from  him, saying ns though in despair: "You  ���������you are playing with me. You really  want grandmother"���������  "Grandmother! Ob, you jealous  darling! How dare you name anything so preposterous?-' Beveridge said,  catching both her bands. "Grandmother is the most estimable of old  ladies, but even if I knew she would  take ine I could not think of marrying  ber���������not for all tbe money' in tlie  world."  "Jl-m-m! You've been frying to do  It for a very moderate part ofn ihe  money," grandmother said, stepping  through the French window upon Austin Wills' arm. After one look at hc*r  the Rev. Bewly Beveridge stepped out  through the same window. He knew  tbe treasures of Brookmere were wholly lost to blin, no matter bow tbejr -wer������  reekoneA      "������������������ ��������� <   ...,-.    ���������,������������������../.���������    i  Summer Sa  OF  Blouse & White wear -Goods  NOW TAKING PLACE  All' Prices Marked in Plain  i^r^m^-y-Figures' ���������" /  SIMON LEISER & GO Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  W.G.Fraser  MerchantTailor,  -    -    (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call esrly <nd  get your choice.  Odds and Ends  WATCH THIS SKAQE-t-IT. WILLr-P .'AY YOU    .SOMETHING      CUT,IN  '        TWO EVERY DAY.  THIS WEEK IT WILL flfclUG S.      A      BEAUTIFUL BLUE   AND  WHlTfe QUART JUG FOR  25c  LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd  nrr  5  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW ySPRINQ AlVD SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Charles lb nn. of the above firm, visits Ladysmilh every Sunday for the  purpose of talcing measurements and seeing customers personally. May  be seen at the Hotels. We guar ant, ee all stock and a perfect fit at the  lowest possible rates. Suits fiom. $15.00 up. Pants from $1.00 up. All  Hand-made. Full, line of-the' Latest supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.  Dunn. tl  One hundred acres of land in Cedar dis-  ,    .trictfe;���������������������������������������������:;������������������;���������. ,   $350  Two Sfieep Farms on one of��������� the  G ulf  Islands^considerable Improvements.  ,    L^:������������������>  ** .' :      $450  JOHNSTfcWART  ���������I IkE,ii1FE^.Nb  P. O. Box 268  riDENT.'liNSUkAN  CONVEYANCING  ll  NOTARY    PUI.LFC.  CLOCKS  BARGAINS  * **'      * v-"}|      >~~*     S  *4a* jL-, V> Ifv/ :'. -,  a shipment of all kinds  of clocks that we will clear  .Inst* received  at. lo'v prices ���������  '  i I        ���������  ,  ���������     ..  EIGHT DAY STRIKING  CLOCK             EIGHT DAY STRIKING CL OCK   (with   alarm   attached)  REPEATING   NICKLE   M.A RM   CLOCK      REGULAR   NICKLE   ALARM  CLOCK  ALL THESE CLOCKS   \HG.   FROM      THE  BEST AMERICAN  FACTORIES  AND   ARE    .TjARANTEED     TO      KEEP      GOOD  TIME.  13.011  $:::.al)  $1.75  B.FORCIMHER  ���������'.    WATCHMAKER,  JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   XXX      Ladysmith,   B.  C  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason-  '  able rates.  Hi#iSt. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOUR*.  NOTICE.  Prom      this  date   the  undersigned  will   not  he   responsible for  any  indebtedness     incurred except on      a  written order signed hy the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.   I.   EXPLORATION it   DEVELOPMENT  CO.,  LTD.  \!on' Personal   Liability.  Victoria, II.  C,  May  l.-:lh,  |:;05.   o   Sunday Examiner, New York Jour  nal, New York World. For sale a  Knight's book  store,

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