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Array LEGiSLATi * E  ASfe J'-M1������"V.  JU!L'4-iB  f0UNCAN5&      J  ���������.  LADSYHITH f  J LADYSMITH      I  * -��������� & DUNCANS J  +*+"i >H*4-^'^^^^-4-I^H*^-H^'H'^H"M<4-J������  VOL. a,  FRIDAY,  JUNE 30,   1005.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  Must Do Time the Rest of  His Natural      - .Life ';S:.:.  The Well Known Vancouver Crook Gets the Limit  ��������� of the Law  John King, the notorious criniima!  t who lias caused the police af Vancouver, Seattle, 'Tacoma;' and ot hei  cities of the north-west more, trouble  kinsm���������udw-whmobiwiTfEO ciii-BBiieBisofFicfBFflfiij^ni MFDA AMD Dfll ir*F  ii    I   iiff     BUMIN6 ������s    ��������� WLWILW^"r 7ff���������.'^"Vfr,:-  ARC IN DEADLY PEAR  Americans First Wireless  Floats Pool Room Makes  Initial Trip  Floated on Federal Waters  and Bets are Made  and Paid  Sailor kills Officer for Say  ing Rojestvensky Was  Defeated  Because of Inability of the  Russian  Blue-  Jackets  And They da Not Attempt to Interfere With Allied  Forces of  Strikers and Revolutionists;   In a Few Days the Revolt  May be Stamped Out  Chicago,  Tils.,  June 30.���������The-stea-      Astoria,   Ore.,   June  30.���������Captain    A-^     ������m A  m/     ��������������� k=:     m^. mrm^mTm^m^ A  v^.     ��������������� cm/.*^ .w _���������������������. .*���������>*-������������. .k.'I'm-m^ _������. a* ���������        '   .���������. _   '      --_>.   ^l,^,".*.^���������.'OR MAY BE SPREAD BEYOND   CONTROL   OP   GOVT,  incr City ol Traverse, America's  wireless     floating pool-room,',    has |wiiicli arrived here today from fTsingf  than    any other -malefactor,     must  serve the life sentence in the penitentiary at  Walla  Walla,   Wash.,, which  was imposed upon him  in the" Superior   couit at   Seatlle m Match    ������\t  the time sentence was imposed  hing  gave notice of an appeal,  but he lido  not since taken anv steps to peifcct  it. The time in which it should ii.i\c  been done is now past, and,at Sc.it-  tlc yesteiday    the commitment was  made, and    that directs  the Wait'en  of the Washington Statci Penitential >  ������ to keep     King in confinement dining  the lest   of his natuia!  lite    Ho will  be lemoved from the Sop tile GoaUo  the Pe-nitciiliaiy  within  a few day's  The    life  sentence     imposed   upon  SI ing   was the result     of his coiivic  tion upon an in iiiformat.on chaigiin'  him with be n������ an habitual ci iniin.il  King fell into the chit, lies of the law  at Seattle last Fellku.u\  foi the noon  day huiglary of the jeweliv stoic of  Fied Lame, on Pike .street, one of the  main     thoioughfaies of Seattle������  lie  was arrested in Tacoma with much of  tthe  stolen   p.Undei   in   his   possession  by detectives  rieomaii  and  ITuhi.cud,  of Seattle,     and wa,s ccin.cted hy a  jury in the     Supeiioi   Couit   ol   the  burglai y  King was then tued ������upon an yr-oi-  mation chaiging him with mo foi met  conMCtions One of these.was. f< i a  burg'laiy committed m King Countv,  and the other foi the same tr me in  fVhatcom counh lie stood tnal upon this liifoiination and was convicted by a jury 'I he com t then Mil  J tenced him according to the'law with  :mprisonment for life.  If King had not been convicted in  Seattle lie would probably have, been  extradited hack to .Vancouver lo  stand trial for an attempt to kill  detective Jackson on Christmas Day,  1904. He and his gang had been suspected of having committccd several  burglaries-.in that city, and he was  finally run down by detectives Jack-  .son and Waddcli. The firmer at-  - templed to place. h m under arrest,  but King drew a, revolver he had c'oni  cealed on his person and fired on detective Jacfa������n. King made lv'.s escape and went to Seattle, where he  committed the burglary which puts  an end to his criminal career and  places belli ml prison bars one of the  most daring and desperate criminals  who ever operated in the Pacific  Northwest.  made its initial trip on. Lake JVlh-fti-  gaii, and by the admission of the  roliee, ojiencd a reign .of bliss for  race-horse gamblers.    ��������� ,C  The owners  of the boat are believ-  eel   to  ha\c pel formed   the  smartest  gambling trick yet seen iff this city,  and Chief of Police O'Neill last night  said  that under a decision written by  the legal adwseis of the city, he is  poweilcss  to interfere.    The jurisdiction of Illinois does not. cxteiwl .into  Michigan oi   Indian waters ankl theie  is no Itdoial statute prohibiting)Ambling on fedeial waters, so that it is  believed   that   the nianageis 'of     the  pool-loom    have out wilted'the law  When   the     boat   left Chicago it cai-  nid   300 passengers,  one-thud of  the  Ic^al   limit  ��������� The steamer  was  taken  to  a point  22   miles  southeast       of  'hita_.o, lvilf wa> bet ween ^ Michigan  an I lliinris, and ten miles noith of  Indiana She was. careful to avoid  going back into Illinois wateis while  gamblinp was going on oh board hei,  foi tho leason that several detectives,  wtie on boaid -and a raid would have  ie-,iilled immediately The boat le-  m.iiucd foi tlie" afternoon in the open  lake  Just    at     the time that the boat  commenced  to ma'e  the circles^ the,  wnelcss   telegraph   appaiotus   r->cg|n.ii  to  pick   up laec Tepolfs,   the  seconel  i ace      al   Sheepsbead  Bay being'the  Inst eveof on which (lie betting odds  weie     iwciwd     .The   fust   message  was  iecci\ul  at   I 15 o'clocl'i and at  1 OS   o'clock   the   lesult  of the  lace  was  leoeived     Fiom. tliafc time until  5.35  o'clock the  lesultfi and belting  odds came without interruption.irdhv;  IWth -   Chicago     and Michigan'City.  Bets .were made .and  paid  as  if . at  the  race  track.    Owners of .theboat  declare     that they will make daily  trips  and-expect  nobody  will  interfere.                  .... ���������-",������������������-���������������������������    -'   :     ��������� ;���������'���������.-   c ���������.���������  tau, China, states 'that while he  was there he was anchored a.short  distjance from the disabled battleship  Czarevi teh. Cap tai n Robertson states that when news of Rojestvensky's  defeat was received there, the captain of the C/arevitch committed  suicide.  One of the CV-arevitehe's ofliccis,  while leading an account of the battle, which blame 1 defeat on the sailors, was overheard by a sailor on the  C/aievitch, who picked up a hammer  and suying "It is such men as you  who aie to blame," brained the offi-  cei lioth dead o.lueis weie buried  during the dav  Not   Since   1&25   Has an   Uprising Against  the Government  Been So Serious/'Sailors Revolted Because the  Food Was Bad  SCHOOL  EXAMINATIONS  AN ODD TANGLE  OF DEATH.  Dressed in mourning and believing  her hiisJjpiid to he dead, Mrs. Henry  Schwickhoim went to the county jail  today to claim the body, says the  Chicago Post. It then developed that  the man was not dead and that he  himself had received a telegram stating that his wife had died. When the  couple came iaec to face the husband  fainted-and the wife collapsed. Later  it was learned that, the 5-nioiilh-uld  baby of the two had died and that  the body was buried today, although  they did not know  in  what  Mrs.  Schwickheiin's joy at fiiicKn.;  her    husband      alive  was  cut   short  when  he told   her that her child was  dead  and  that   the funeral   was   then  taking   place.    SdivvjicUheim's   incarceration in the county jail  is said by  him  to  be part of a plot   to   prevent  him from testifying again������t, an alleged, burglar.   After the arrest   of Sch-  wickheiin   the   wife, placed   the  infant  in   the  care  of  her  sister,       whose  home is  '1721  Wood street,  and went,  to Fort Sheridan, where she obfain-  The Ledger has been asked to publish the results or Wic: last-', examination at the, local school. The principal's  report of  the -/same" is  as follows:  The seni'Hannual .examination .   vvas  held in the school on Friday last". Tn  Grade XJhore arc 48 pupils in   'the  chart class,  while  Ifi  were promoted  to ,first primer.   In grade IX IJVwcre  promoted   to  Sr.   1st primer, ..while  .there-are '10 in the jr.;:lst primer. "In  tirade Vllf .!(> .were promoted  to sr.  (f primer,' and   19  to jr.   11  primer.  'n  grade   VII   Seven i pupils   were   re-  oommendt-d  for. promotion .to     first  ���������c-ader, lea^'i'iiR'H  in II, primer.  The classification in grades VI, V,  IV, and IT was left over till the beginning of the term, pending; the. decision of the trustees in regard <o  openiii.ty, grade  IN.    ' ^  ��������� The .total'uumher of pupils attending duringi Ihe month was 45-1. Average jicr room, nO.-PI.  Methodist Church���������The service on  Sunday morning at 11 will he especially for the hoys and girls and  their parents. SulVject:" ''A Gret.it  Secret. RcvcaleiL. Everybody is"or-  dia'Hv invited.  ANARCHISTS  ENCOURAGED  New York, June .'������).���������News of The  nots and pillage in Odessa has stirred the anarchists who hold fort if on  the east side as they havp not >_������een  stined/befote m years At amass  meeting which-packed Clinton Hall,  funds were "freely subscribed foi Rus-  |W-, " ������. _������^w,  sian revolufionsist, and the speakeis  said that the upraising marks the  wane of piesent government system  in that countiy. John Most wfcs  the most prominent -speaker ; He said  the news from Russia was the most  glorious  the  revolutionists of      the  St Peteisbuig, June 30.���������Not since  the unsuccessful insurrection in December, 1825, wd*en a portion of^the  giiaid teriments joined in an attempt lo set up a IP-public in Russia, las thp situation of the auto-  el acy and (he Romanoff dynastv l^cn  so senous ~  NnsveithCi'iss,      the  ciisis   may   be  nei   guns  against   them has  been heard, but as every one    is  Luton, June 30���������About 4,010 mud-, forced   by   the police to fe;p     ;������  i.Ivc  neeis  sailois,  aie  surrounded   in     a   streets  and  away  from  ports,' nr.i'ii-  wood neai   the piots bv mfaiiti v, ,ind.' ing   is definitely  known ."except  1l:at  leinloicee!  by   machine  guns        One.. ���������   1,000      mutineers   have.;��������� surrendered.  of the mutinceis alleadv -( The ���������revolutionary agents have  -ni?ed;  thousand  have sunendeicd and given up tlieir  aims Tlie niutiur slatted Tucsd.iv  inn hi   wdijn  the sailois  of the Fust  passed m a few days     Either the op-   Equipage,  a.s   the  naval   units     aie  en revolt  will,by that time be stam-  I'3d      out oi     the   flames   will   have  spiead   po-.'-iblv   beyond   the   hope ol  c'oufiol     JL-i   the admiralty it is said  lhit   It.ai    Vdniual   Krugei's   sqlifc-  tiion is expected to arrive in Odessa  timing   Ihe day     No  explanation  i,s  ofteiol   fot   the  delay   in   the  sqliad-  lon's   sailing   fiom   Sebastopol, aioi  of ^ie natuie of Ringer's   ordeis   It  is admitted, although with giteat ie-  ticence  is  manifLvSted,   tluat   at  uinu  o'clock last night the Rnia/   Potem-  kine was filing upon the city  The adnmalty thinks the mutinous  crew    were  suppoiting  the^ strikers  known      m  Russia, levolted because  the tood   was  had   They wete joined  immediately      by   the   si\th,   ninth,,  thuteentli and fifteenth equipages, 5,-  000 blue lad els in all  The g<inid at fust tued to oppose  them, killing one and wounding seven, but the sailois got the upper  hand They. sei7ed the guard aou-������e  bieaking open stoies, securing aims  aii'l ammunition Pandemonium followed throughout the night Thev '  wrecked the bauacks, attacked the  qjiaiteis of the ofliceis and fued volleys at landom until morning The  citv was tenoy?ed when tioops wan  and revolutionists aftvinst the tioops  aitilleiy o,inved Wednesday momnp,  Tlnoiighout,  the day the solchei& and  police  had   evidently  refrained   fro������n  wofId Jiad *������ver heard, and the move-j attempting to interfere with the  ment would go on until Russia was strikers, under, the threats .of the  trampled in  the dust. mutineers    of  the battleship to  use.  All eiitii-iiccvS  to the city weie cosed  and   giadually  the sailois      vveie  driven      into  the v\ood,   which  thev  have since held.   Much  firing,  mingled with 1he humming of vnachine guns  .the opportunity to distribute proclamations from house  to house.  St.     Petersburg, Juae 30.���������A despatch filed at Odessa last evening at  7.30   o'clock  and  received   here this  morning,  says  the  battleship; ''Cniaz  Potcm'ki'iie  was opening fire upon the  shore. ',.-...  Six  officers''of the battleship .were  murdered      by  the mutineers.   Eight  have been  ��������� liberated and the remain-,  tier are .  prisoners  on  board.   I"ivc  hundred  rioters have   been   -.iU.'i.  -Three      steamers      of  the Rus.'iirn  ��������� transport'c'oiilpen;,: have hem''.,:r.::\ -I,  "and fhe' :tiiqrou>rhfar't.s leading  ;" the  ports ai'e closc'd."- ;   ���������  A telegrani .from  Odessa at.'���������If...till  o'clock this morning to a ship owner  says   the l-.0'in bard men t  which.     was  commenced     yesterday morning was  PORT OF  ODESSA  IS DOUBLY BLOCRED  London,   June  30.���������A .despatch    to  the  Evening  Standard   from   Odessa,  today     says:  "Since midnight     the  Russian  battleship  Kniaz  Potemkine  has  established   a blockade  of      the  port in  regard  to  all  steamers  fly--  ing the Russian flag.   Not one is al'  lowed  to  enter ��������� or-'"dcpjirl.    Six     of  these steamers are now anchored  in  the roads under the>l������ittleship's guns.  The port thus is in the extraordinary position of being blocked on  the sea,side by a'mutinious warship,  and on the land side is impassable  owing- to a military cordon which  seals up-'e'verv'approach to the harbor."      ;  YOUNG   BOY  KILLS  ���������"       "   '   ���������'' ' '^BRUTAL SHERIFF  'Macon,     Ca., June 30.���������Special to  the     Telegraph      from   Jefi'ersomiile  Georgia,  says     former sheriff E. E.  Pettis; srxty' years was shot and killed  yesterday .'.'by   Cicero  Blackshore,  not  scrioils.:   A-renewal   was 'threat- 'a hoy .with white family the sheriff  .cneeL'thiS'iHor. .ing.   Another .telegram ( hoarded.   The     boy found the sheriff  sent at 1.1.3-1 ��������� iv.ni;.-:says  the British   pummelling the former's mother and  ships are I bus Far ijafe:;.So_'.'far, :Vnne killed him.   -It is alleged that Petlis  ships ���������������������������have "been   burned.   _ was drunk.  DOMINION   DAY   E������ENTS  The Program for Tomorrow's Celebration Willie an Excellent  Gnc--Final Arrangements Will be Made at Committee  Meeting to be Held Tonight  A GENERAL. FOUND. .  MURDEI.EI)   AT   K1NITINEFF.  .Vieii'iia,   June  30.���������A   de-spat eh   re--  eeived    fronn   KishinelT savs  General  ed  employment.   The child   died   yes-   c'V.ernolucki, chief 0f  the Bessarabian  ��������� /   teiday.  t  The  many   friends  of  Mr.   Morgan  Jones were ploasetl  lo  see   hi in   return   from    the  Chemainus   hernial  this  morning.    Me is now  recovered  from his  injuries  received   in   the. accident  received   in   the  logging  camp  a few  weeks ago.  Oeii'darmen'e, has been found murdered  in   his residence  at  KishinelT,      A  general   .strike has   broken  out       at  KishinelT.    The town  is occupied  by  Cossacks.  Tonight  the  final  meeting  of   the  July  1st celebration  committee  will  be  held  in the  opera house ifciililuet-  ing  room  at eight o'clock.  Tonight  all arrangements must he completed,  and  to do this  the  members  of   all  committees  should   be  present  with  reports.    Up   to   the  present  things  have  worked  very  smoothly  and  the  main iPprt of the worl\ims been done  but there arc the final arrangements  yet to  be made. ...  Everything points to a.most successful celebration this year. The  .sports will, without doubt, l:e interesting, while the regatta promises to  be the hest ever witnessed on this  harbor. For all who enjoy dancing,  the closing event of the day will afford  pleasure.   "  The band      will   be  in   attendance  throughout ,the day, and   the following progrnmmc will Jje rendered with  a number of popular "extras."  (Morning.))  March   Waldmere     Losey  Overture  Jolly Robliers ... Scrjpp,  Selection   ...... Faust     G on mod  Waltz ... Wedding of the Winds   Hall  Fantasie ..'. Gems  of Scotia ...     Fitzgerald  Walt*/.   Sunily  Spain    Brooks  March   Highane     Huff  (Afternoon.)  March .'  U. of P  Overture    ... Lutspiel  Selection    Maritana       Wallace. I  Wal 17.  players: Michie, McMillan Bros.  Sanderson, Adam, < Eno, Nimmo  Bros.,  Morrison  and'Hewlett.  In  the  baseball   match  Ladysmith  vs. Nanaimo, the local team will be  selected   from   the   following players:  J. Muir, J. Sanderson, T. White,  NT. A. Morrison, J: Kerr, J.;;Dunbar, E. Clarke, -I. Mtimsie, E. Thomas,   T.   Fletcher.  Nanaimo���������Catcher; W, Turner, pitcher, N. Balo; 1st b.ise, II. Mansoii;  2nd base, W. Graham;' 3rd��������� l^se, .11.  Gordon; cemtre field, W. Steele, left  field, F. Woods, right field, W. ��������� Wilkinson;  short  stop,   II.   Farmer.  To the winners in the Eagle baseball m^jtch a i!:eaut������fitil trofhy will  lie presented. The trophy is a large  Si'lver cup, suitably inscrrled. The  commiittee mc thanks to -Mr. For-  cimmer for enabling them to secure  ���������so .splendid a cup at a very reasonable charge.  Late  advices   from   Victoria      and  Nanaimo indicate  thai  large     ���������lumbers  will com*; from both cities  tomorrow.  The following- is the programme for  Saturday as made out by  the sports  and  regatta committees:  10.,'10 a.m. Baseball���������Nanaimo vs.  La  dysmith;  prize value,  .f7i>. .;  ,  Serfs; j   o'c:0ek p.m.,  FootbMI���������Five .a side'  K!>1.aTnt'la i tournament;  1st prize value $30,  2nd  prize,  value $20.   Three teams or .'no  M  Danube   Waves    Ivanovici   sooom) prize.  Mof,Ie>'     .()ld  Irc,and  ������������������"������������������- J]xl'S .1.30 p.in.-Girls'  race, 75 yards/ten  Patrol ...... Guard Mount   Eilqiifciirgh '  JIM MIGHT  HE  THE "FIRST MAN."  Selection   ...   Tortjuatto       Tasso  Waltz    Marien         Eilenmirgh     Donisetti.  The   following   players   will   rep're- ,  sent the local aerie  of  Elegies  in the   J'���������1''1- a,Kl  uaAer>   lsl   ������,nzc  *���������*. value;  match with   the  Victoria birds.   Pit-   2nd  prize  $1,10  value;  3rd   prize,". W  cher T.  White;  catcher,  W. Fletcher;  years and under; 1st prizeSi$3. value; 2nd. $1.50 value; 3rd prize. $1.00  value. ,  I.'15 p.m., Hoys' Race���������75 yards, .ich  One cannot help but wonder .vvheth-   J.  Lucier; 3rd   base, D. W. Murray;;  It i.s  understood   (lint   th;-  applica- er the remarks of a young man  who  tion   made   to   Magistrate   Yarvvood, gave cerlain  nr>ws  to a Ledger .scribe  of Nanaimo,  by   the   lawyers  <<! the yestecday   had a tloiil.Ae  meaning for  Chinese Society to. issue an artl.-r re- "Ihe  first  man."    It   is not  difficult  ���������lieving John Hung from  the contract, to     remeiiilx'r  when  a young sports-  entered into with the shig    ���������o:m.i'', i nian of Ladysmith was alleged to he  was  refused.   Tho case  will  no.v,  in the    first  man  by a Sunday  school  all, probability,   bo allowed  to  drop, child,  1st base, N. A. Morrison; 2nd base,  left field, 0. Ilewliett; right field, II.  Thornley; centre field, J. ,Adam;,s.s.  J. C. Gillespie'; spare man, W. IIil-  berl.  value.  2'     o'clock  2nd, value $2; ���������3rd, value'$1.  3.If)   p.m.,  Ladies'  Race���������100  yards.  ���������1st prize value  $'!;' 2nd  prize  value  $3.50; 3rd prize value $1.  . 3.20  p.m.   Miners'  Race ���������100   yards;  '- 1st  prize value  $5;  2nd,   1  pair  of  pit shoes; 3rd,, value $1.  3.30 p.m.   Boys'-.-Three-legged  Race���������  1st prize $i; 2nd $2., 3rd, $1.    .  '���������Three starters or no second;   foui  starters or no 3rd prize.  REGATTA.-  ���������;-" (Starting at 4 o'clock.)      -  1. 'Half-mile single scull race', for  girls under JO years of age; 1st  prize value $5; 2nd prize value $2.50  2. Half-im'fc. single scull race for  ladies over -.II! years of age; 1st  'prize value $5; 2nd prize value $2.50  3. Half-iiiHe double scull race for ladies over 10 years of age; 1st, prize  value $7.50;   2nd  prize value $1.00.  1. One mile single scull race, for  ���������hoys under. 10 years of age; 1st,  prize value' ������5; 2nd prize, value $2.all I  5.    One  mile double scull   race      for '  boys   under   10   years  of  age;    1st  prize  value  $7.50;   2nd   prize  value  $1.00.   ���������  0. Two mile single scull race for  mi-.! over III years of age, lsl prize  $10. 2nd  prize value '$5.  7. Two jnile double scull race for  men over J(! years of age; ilsf prize  value $20;   2nd  prize value $10.  S. lnlian War Canoe Race, 11 paddles; 1st prize, $5 per paddle, 2nd  prize, $2.50 per paddle; 3rd prize  $1  per paddle.  0. Kiooiteh'ma-i's double pailelle ca-  nop race; 1st prize $3 per paddle,  2nd..-prize,. $ 1.5<i  per paddle.  lO.dudian      upset     canoe race;   1st  -. p'rize.45.;  2nd  prize, $2.50; ,3rd prize  ,$1.50.  II. Indian double patl'li' eaotse race;  1st prize $3 per pad-.ll:>; 2nd prize  $1.50 per padlle.  PERRY'S  RECORD THROW \ large   some from the small cities of  CANNOT BE ALLOWED j the Dominion, ,vet the donation from  New-York, June 30'.���������Chairman Jas. j Ladysmith  is     fifty  per  cent,   moie  Sullivan,   of  the.    Amateur  Athletic >lhan from  ' *nv othei' bdnk*   For in'  1T . r ., ,   r. .,   , _A ,. .     'jstance,   the     Trader's  Bank,  Guclph,  Union, of the Lcnted States, received   ,���������,, ���������,���������,,      ���������:    ,,    ,.,, '      .. .  collected      m  all,   hftv -cents,   1'iuoii  a report, from John McLachlan, rep- | Bank, Middlesex, N. S., twenty-fue  rescntative of the Record Committee ��������� cents. The total amount collected  in CenI rat Association, of the Ama-j since the fund was started is $2,36-1.-  leu'r Athletic Union, who says Perry j-JO. Ladysmith subscribers are, each  of Chicago University when he made ;subscription 25 cents:  his record 'with the 12-pound ham-  mar at the Pullman, Ills., of 184'  feet, 0 inches, did not throw from  the ollicial iron or wood circleand  that  the  record  cannot be alldwedf  W. A. Cornwall, C M. Fernniss,  Ts. S. Weinrobe, Mae Sam Sing Kee,  Stanley Tensy, Sidney S. Pearce.R. ���������  Gear, J. Stew-art, Robert Rolston,  W. W. Wallcem, Mark Young, Jas.  Young, T. Porter, H. J. Wasson, G.  Cass.ith', Ansoa C. Frost, Harry Kay '  C. Stevens. G. W. Scott, A. G.  Robertson, W. R. Simpson, J..W.  C'ohurii, T. II. nrading," J. A. Blair,  R. Weaver, A. Richards, It. Collin-  son, D. A. Jones, Hugh Fulton, C.  Casseid, Ihe captain,of. the Nanaimo' g, Thompso:i,, 1). Nicholson, C. J.  (ean'i, was'.'in town yesterday; and af- c-ampbelI, W. B Bowes. O. J. Smith  ter a conversation with Mr. Mgrrj-1,,,,^ j. hi,\gh> ,j Freel; A. Davidson  son, decided that It, would be the j B. p0rcimmer, J. Ecck-s, D. Johnson,  best way  to settle'the matter, soa'|Mar r;et,  A.   Bissetl, 12.  L. Bennett  J. A. Knight, William Hcveridgc, J.  ricMe, ���������!. 12. Smith, G. F. Williams,  A. ('. Walters, R. J. Howen, W. .'I.  Watson, R. Williamson, W. A. Morrison, G'. Thompson. II. T. Winsby,  A. .1. McMurtrie, A. J. Waskelt, J.  Rogers, F. W. Hawes, S. F. McTn-  r Commerce des ics to    lf������h,   H.   Macklin,   II.   tV'cil,    T.   Mc-  2waii,   C.   C.Muir,R.B.Pier.  The  question   of  the disputed  hose-  reel    race,   rim  here,  last  year,   has  been amicably settled at last.,     the  prize   being  equally divided   between  the  two  teams  competing. ' Mr.     A.  by the chairman of the committee,  and a similar sum luruisl o.i.r to tin  local   hose-reel    team.   o   p.m.,    Eaglis Baseball  Match--Victoria  vs.   Ladysmith,'for   12. Gteasy pole;  1st prize for letting  a trophv ' I    ,Hs ol"  of l,0X'  thc pig;  2,,<I priz'''  3'o'clock,'p.m., Girls Race-100 yard   -^(hcing  the pig,  value $2.50.  11 vears     and under,  1st  and 2nd I    Hi'lc-s-Wl.cn  three prizes  are give,,  and'3rd special  prizes. .   '        | [������������r t boats  ^r canoes   to  race  or   no  The two five-aside teams  to repre-    3 10   ,Mn.  BmV   RaCe_10o  yards   10   1h,rd   vur*-    ^,,Pn   two *nws     are  sent Ladysmith in the football tour-,     yegrg anU um\cl- jst prize value $1  nament     y/ill include the fojMowing '  r  given,  three   boats or canoes   to race  or no second prize.  THK  BATTLESHIP Ft. XI)  FROM   LADYSMITH  '1 he Bank  at'knowh dg:>  donation.-;   from  the   following  named      persons,   for   the  Dominion   fund   toward   the  furnishing of  a   llrilisl.      war  ship      which   will be j     ->csllUc-   Jll"e   ^-(^^)~  The  named   (he      Dominion.    In      the  list j Cottage  City  brings   news   that  Met-  I'rom   which   the      following  is  taken   lahakla,    Alaska     (Duncans)   is     ������������������.-  are dozens     of banks, some from the   (roved   bv   (ire.  KING RECIEVES  AMERICAN RIFLEMEN  London, June 30.���������The trooping of of New Westminster Volunteers. The  tin.' Colors, the main feature of King .expressed his pleasure at seeing  King I'd ward's birthday celebration, the Americans, and congratulated  had to be postponed today owing to them on their appearance. I-le said  the incT.nveiii weather. The repre- he was glad to hear they had found  seiilathrs of tlie Seventh Regiment the British riflemen" hoxpitable, as  N.G.K. X. V., however, _i.rcceeded to be knew the Amcriciaii.s (o be, in the  Buckingham Palace where they were case of a visit from British marks-  received by his Majesty. Fourteen men. The King shook hands with  members of the regiment marched each of the visitors on their departs rough- the Mall to the palace, as- tare. Most of the reviews, both na-  seml.-lnl in the ambassador's room, I val and military, had to be frostpon-  nii'.l thence were ushered into the ed on account of the rains. The us-  Brovvn room, where the Ki."ff a wait- tial salutes were fired at the gprri-  ed them. The presentations were , son towns and at tho ports the wTar-  made hy  Col.  Sir Howard Vincent, 'ships were dressed, ,  -f>l  ft \  aaiiMaaiBita  DAILY LEDGER  mm  THE DAILY lEBGtR  Fubhsned   every  day except Sunday.  SY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMP-VNY.  Ofliccs,  Ladysmith  and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  SO  cents  a month,    $5  per   year  advance.     Adveitising rates on ap  plication.  I- RIDU ,   J I NE  30,   l1���������"'  in  Kith -I   e    Co .     aid   "1\i>   find   lUIV-  u ss   gMi.ia h   t.>ii->ideiably   ahead   of  l.i<-t   \eai  m   all luas     Theie aie sections oi   ile lornim   in  wliitb it   is  a  little  dull,   but  this   is fully   compensated foi elsevvheie     The loiral  Hade  is aLout niimal and  satisfactoiv, our  collections   aie  giving  evei>   indication  of piospei-ly     The incieasc   in  fishing  and lruit   industiies has naiilly  \ct  had   time   t0  make  itself felt,  but   will tell its tale in its effect upon  the futuie  business  of the  lslan 1  "In     the      Kootenavs  business   is  good   and   normal,   but   in   tho   Smiii-  kameen     distnct tho-ie is a palpable  st i���������population  is   rapidly  increasing  and  demand      fcr   provisions   follow'i  suit  in like volume     The appioaeh of  TO     DIVERT     THE  RED  MVE^  Winnipeg,  lime 27.���������Accoidmg tifc  <ui evening raper, a Winnipeg gentle^  man with large private investment's"  in the city, and who has backing ioi  hundreds of thousands of -dollars, has  a big scheme on foot to enlarge the  eastern boundaries of tlie city by  ilie iemoval of a natural impediment  I'dinely, the present channel o������ tl e^  Heel n\ei._ He proposes to do thfe.  bv diverting 'the Course of the nvcrt  tlnoiigh a channel fd 1>e [dug front,  the converging" point' of St? Mary's  Koad and St Anne's Road, in St.  Domfdce, ' aln ost oppcsiteL>"to,'the  noith end of Ri\er Paik, to a point  noith where 'the river takes a wideJ  sv\eep east, and  north of the Ogilvie^  SO  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &e  Anyone sendliiB a nKolch and description ma'  aalcklr aicertaln our bi>liilo.l freo whether hh  faVeiitlon 1b probably iTitentable Comniii.iiri.  ub^atrlctlirconOdeiitlal. Handbook on Pat outs  ���������qaatfrae. Oldest aeailcy for Becuriiwpdlei-ta.  JPaienW taken tErouKh Mumi & Co. receive  iBteW notice, without charge. Iu tho  ScMIIiic American.  ^ h-rJudBomely Illustrate weekly T,nn_e8t clr  iKHoii of any ac'entlta Journal Toriiib, *4 u  Mar; four months, ������L Sola b������������ JI newsdealers    3������'������������>*to������. New York  3ft f St.- Wmhluel'm. 1������- C-  -Nar; four monwi  Sunn &co,  _* Jlrauch OlHco, t  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. It*, P.  O. E.     :���������:        :������������������        ;���������:,   J~i  * Meets'in tlie Opera House 1st���������and >  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.-Worthy  President, B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary,.C H. Rumoring*.         Leave  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Raitaay  Tiim Table No. 55,  DAY- SCHOOL  Ar. Wellington  the ldilvvaj   has given an  impulse tojMifls.   "Such     a    cut-oft," said  the*  TK\Di:   IN  VK'TOKl V  U I-: PORT ED   GOOD  1 ndi'i    the   above   caption   the   Colin st   puhlishis   mlei views   with   "\ lt-  loiia   wholesale   men   in   which     thev  e\ptess     themselves as v\ell  pliusc-'l  with the  11.ide beiiii-; done by       the  wliolcs.ile  dims   t.f   the  capital  citv.  I'Uhei A l.eisei s.n "So fai, the  M.Kime oi hiisiness shows mailed m-  iii Lse y-v.il last ve.u " Wilson I'.ios  <..iv, v\itli the exception of Nanaimo,  liade all omi the countiy mav be  deseiiiic'd   as   laiily   satisfac ton  .Mi    Simon l.eisei <ai<l with biev'iU  and   dLMsion    ' Tunic   this yeai   with  us   has  hen      distinctly  hettei   than  last   via'-     The   mines   in  the  noith  of  the   Island,  which  look  to   us foi  hmmh,  aie mostly  woiKing, stcadiU  Tlie eaiiueiie-, nnth and  on the Fia-  sn   nvei   aie  all  opeiated   this veai  i(, alai^ei   extent     'Ihe West   Coast,  ,Im>,   is  shown ������  a better  fiont   ti an  picviouslv     The   piospei Iv   on   the  Mainland   and   uulvvay  evteiision      m  uppci   Uiitish   Columbia,  also,   bum;  in  then   (piota of hiisiness     All  these  influentes  have  led   lo   ihe  de.suable  (omlil'on  of  b.isiness   above   m. nt . u-  ed,   and   iiiduu   one  lo   piedul   a s- a-  son   ofpiosientv   bi'Voiul   whit   \ it-  toiwi   has Knov n  ol   lecent \eais"  J    II   B   Rielealw, of Messis   It   F-  Newlv fitted up and  Furnished  business all iiy_.'id,  and piospects foi  the futuie aie excellent "  .Messis   J.  II   Todd A.  Sons       ic-  promoter     of the   gigantic    scheme,  '"would     thiovv   into  ��������� Winnipeg tluT  piesent     town of St      'Boniface, al  ported   that  business lias  been    verv most   afc fal east  a& ,he   old  Exn.bl  fan   all  Miiou������h  this  \eai    The  gen  eial   feeliii������   is  i;notl.    Theie  is  work  <;oiii������   on   in   all diicctit ns,   and  consequently more money  beini; spent in  view of the picspect  of hettei tunes  The   business   on   the   mainland      is  gieallv impioved,  and  C.uiboo trade  cspce ully  slibus   a marUd  ad\anoe.  Theie is quite a bit   of exploitin-.; sei-  nie, on theie and  there is eveiv   Indi-  eation  of a Koewl   season's   tiade    foi  the sto'cheepers    The geneial leelnij;  is  U'tt'i   iiniveisally   in  business and  .-(.counts aie  in   bettci   shape,   nnlic..-  ling      incieascd   prospei tv.   All   of  winch Igoes to show ibat  the outlook  lot coming .senh-ins U* lUitish Columbia is the best it lia.s 1 een foi   many  ve.u s  lion giounds.  The  Dude��������� 1      am connected   with  neaily all   the country  families,  ball  Jove*  Flossie���������Really!      By  telephone,  I  supro-������?  .Dealers In   Pianos and  Usuaf subjects   taught;   ahW     la.   u-  guages, drawing  .n -pencil and.cray-, ^.^  ons, -paint ng in oils amd ������awr col-,  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessbmt given in classes ar individually.  'MISS "BERTRAM,  Ijulysmita. B. C.  TAKING   EFFECT  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, llfj  Korthbousd     ' Southbound Northbound Sat. Sun. Southb'd  Daily Arrive   Leave     and  Wed.        Arrive  | A.M.      P. AI. P. M.     P   M.  9.00   12 Ofi Victoiia   4 80    7 5i  10.20 10 46 Shawnigan Lake .... 5.17  MS  1100   10 02 Duncan ������.55 5.53,  11 57    9.10  Ladysmith  . .    .���������...  6.45  6.0������  12 40    8 20 Nanaimo    7.37  4.1i  12-53Lv3.00  Ar  Wellington    7.52  de 4.00  Vancouver   Daily except Sun-  Vancouver  for   Nan|pmo; at  Victoria ../...'.....  Sliawnigan Lale������  Diincans     ���������������������������    ���������������������������������  S. S. "JOAN" sails from Nanaim o for  day; at 7*00 a. m.,     returning sails from  Ofhcct  Doolan���������1 once pullerl in-the  Yale i lew!  Vplevaid���������What   had  they  been  do-  v w \ni i\    tnKi:rtri.i \i:ss  'Ihe chief     ascet   in the Canadian's  Jiainttn   is  nlonoiis entb isiasm  and  elief iu      inmself     and his count iv  liiitons aie     |>iedispo.sed     to tal e .  nssinuslit   \iev\   of   tiling    The  Ca  adian  levtls  in optimism    He  livi>-  ii a vvlin 1 ot  it     Kuivman m Nm  iipeu,   believis   iu      WmniicK    He   v  iioud  of Winnipea      He belie.es   th  Vlinit'hM   must   have  ovtileoked   tin  iei������hboihootl   oi   it would   ha-e   lee.  ho.sen as the     Garden of Kdtn   Voi  Millie,  but  vou  love h'm foi   Ins mu-  ueipal  pntle     v. cti   see  he  is  a  ill a;! it       Tie is self-(onrilent  Fiaser, in Canada As It Is  PREPARING TO  ASCEND   .  MT.   RAINIER.  n'a  J   F  Good tables and goe d  Rooms  PORTLAND HOTEL  ANGELOTATE, PROP.  Boatd at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  Fop   Expressing  Light or Heavy Teaming  Wood and Bark for Sale  RLGGIES  FOR HIRE':-:   :-:  See-J. KEMP, or leave orders      a������-.>r  Lelsh'sTrarisferBtablel,  Organs  Ladysmith, B.C.  I  Extensive    preparations  are being  made foi  the ascent of Mt. Rainier,  which  will  tata place tints year  un-  dei   the    directioo of     the- Fa/dmas,  who will be joined by representatives  of evei v.i prominent mount ian climb-  ing |������lub in Ameiica and several from  Ruiope,  says "the  Post-lhteHigencer.  The   obiective  point  of   the' twelfth  inmul ouiiiig  will tie Paradise  paik  iiid     the out ing contemplates     two j  \eeks      encampment     on   the rocky.  ,eaks of nature's tallest masterpiece'  n  the United States proper. . -i ������t ,   .    .  In order to relieve members ami p*,nts. the btst on the ma,Ket al  otheis who care 1oi make the ascent *1}75 per gallon V\e also handle Ma-  of unnecessai y detail alii annoyance,' pic heaf brand of varnishes, buggy  ihe club nas this year adopted ' -a >inU etc in fact We have every.  plan of having each person depo������.,.ta ,.: . . . , ... ,  sum of money  to cojer' the cost'  of  th,n6 to ^������"fythe home,  Under N������w^^l������nagment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woodb'ank  Proprietors.,  Modern and     Strictly Tint CUtjJ.  Commeicijtl Mens' headauarters.   , ^  Fire Proof    Buildin������. .  ��������� -  i 12  THE JONES HOTEL -;���������;  Covering Old Surfaces  We have Just received a l������ir6(* sn,P"  me'nt    of the famous Melrose  Litpiltl  Out Dollar Per Oaf. ..  Goocr Table, Good Bed a������d Go^d Bat  (Half Block from Depot.)'  GAT ACRE   STREET-   - LadysmltK  e������eiything required for ihe trip ex  cept peMonal outfit,' including "railroad laie and meals" for two weeks.  Foi those who join the" party ' ' at  Poitland the expense will be $33, at  Tacoma, $28,~and so oh, 'according  to the distance'.removed from' the objective point. , This "amount is'payable $10 on or before "July'l, sni the  balance not later" than July 10.  Good reports are 'comitj*.;       f,������m  (he King Solomon ir.in.iS.  i.i the Ko-  I.mI.iIi distnct     It is staled . rat as  .soin as a road, riow'nearly ���������Tjh'-iet-  etl,  is  in proper condition, mine  will ship *egnj..rly to the  "yes s"  titer  Wallpapeis fiom 10c to $.1.0(1 per  Double Roll.  Painting and paperhanging done at  reasonable rates, ^at  HARRY   KAY  FIRST AVENUE  FIRST  AVENUE  'PHONE 0-0.  TH6 CITY Tvm  R. Williamson Prop  ?st. Avenue Ladysmith B.-C.  ������������������i^'Tu ������---*'-" ys-vJi ���������;���������$������������������&'  ublic Ndtice ���������'%  Attention is called to the      fact that the ��������� "���������'������������������-:;  OgiSvie Flour Hills Coi Limited^  makers of KOYAL IIOUSEIIOIM) FLOUR. have for some time  past been producing flour in a "asl.ly improved and purified form,  by   the aid'ofliLUC'lRICIl'Y '-���������>>  and  havins st'curcd control  of    all  t.lie basic patcnls  rclaling there-���������_-.  Lo, lake 'this o|>|"'t tuiiily of a d\ isii.'K   the  public   that  any  unauthorized  users of   the elect ileal     Hour  purifying  pi ofesses   will   be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Compaxiy Limited  arc tho  only millers in Canada whose    Flour  f  a        ^-j*   *  Cl  c  ���������*.*  \  ?,  ' k  n  \  r  Sa  \  rl  i*  J  ���������J ������������������':  ���������i>  .. ? ���������.  r-T  I  i  JI1  d  s*?y  J  I1  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rittes (1 th\ d^l.50���������  Free baa to all steamboat landings am  "' 'ilway depots.   Electric cars every tlv-  '. Utiles to all parte ol  the city.   Bat  nd table unexcelhd.  F. BAVNES.Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER  B, C.  Be sure your ticket reads  via  ^  131 A  L������  purified by the electric process  I'bis   Motel   has    been  completely  Board  niul  liidying  $I.H(I  per  day.  renovated  IOTEL    PRETORIfi  l-.r  -.uppiicil   with   the   Rest    Wines,  Liuuor-  and  Cigars.  1st Avenue  Ladysmith B.C.  fx'  A  Saj\j  eo,  X Prop  Done Promptly and  At  THE  Hll-BERJ  * HENKV& NpfRIES  NEW CROP-  irlbme Grown 4fc Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  ���������if "-SEEDS.     .;       . :';���������    '.:.  friODSANDS OF FRUIT, &  -pNAMENTAL    TRtES  .hododendrons, roses,  , (Greenhouse And hardy  ' r. PLANTS.  For ^Spring planting.;  Eastern prices  or lesa.    Catalogue free.  1010 Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  1  Overlands  Daily  ,- t  . 1  CHEAP EXCURSION RATES stO  ALL points east, June 29, 30," July  5th.  Shortest route to Fernie, B.-C.(1  and ALL ROOT EN AY  POINTS.  For rates, folders, sleeping,c������r  reservations ^and *irinIormatipn-call  011 or address  syp:v'-YERKESi-;  G.W.P.A.,  "Seattle, Wash,  E. R^ STEPHEN  76 Government si'  Victoria, B.C  Are You  Going East  The* be sure your tickets read  r-lie  via  ���������y "i.  !M Aure  Pacific  ^RRISTOR and    i  SOLICITOR  NANAIttQ. * t-ADYSJWTM  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates St3.,  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B. C-  3  3  J  rhe  only   line now   making    UNION  'DEPOT.' connections at ST.  PAUL  ind      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  -lirpugh     trains    from    the  Joaat.  $HE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE J  /fNEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,   THE FASTEST TIME.  i. BETWEEN  ftlNNEAPOLIs/sf.PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  *nd ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete infonnatiou   ask  your  ocal agent or write,  F. W. PARKEK  General   Agent,  730 2nd Ave., Seattle.  Trains  Trah'scq-itinenta.^  Trains Daily  One of which'is the famous "North  Coast Limiteel," Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all paints East , rftnd  South, also Pullman tickets issued;  and berths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rates from all poiuts  Easti from Majrcli lst;to Maly .16tin..  .  Steamship tickets ori sale to alt  Europeun points. Very low' rates  now in elTect. Cabin accommodation  reserved  by wire.  For further  particulars call at "the  ofti or phone No.  456.  \. D" CARLTON, C.E. LA^O  A.G.P.A., N.P.,       General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  1.19 p.m. r I c  ''Excursion'rratea in effect to all p omts, good going Saturday and Sub*  day,  returning net  later- than Mond day.  GEO  L. COURTNEY.  -. -. -    -,        s Traffic Maaager.*  im^^^^M^mmfm^fm^m^Sm^S4 *&K$k9>  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     *  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, CIOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Work:������ at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  f  I  CLEROTNT LIVIN6ST0H,  fianaral Manager.  .*>C>-^  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager. |  ���������BfcimW*mSilc9V&^^  ' w: SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  W������RK PROMPTLY Df^ <  -' Leave r'arders at the Abbotsford.  LADVSMITH SHAVING  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������J  ."   n'-jL ,   ������W "..  RAT8S fi.oo PBR DAY  SAkPCB ROOM-t  BAR SUPl'UED WITH BSE������ / '  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ������*t!  HOTEL  V'^l  v  r Beat aocomodaiion in town., Splendid hunting and fishing in near vieinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  nmm^mtmtmmmBBmmemsxeassKeB       1  ... 1 33-g=r  J*������*03M*e*e)M)M*������*e*a*e*e)M;+;^^  9  X  ���������  X  9  i  $  J  * PHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING ANP  , SALES STABLES  '    .      EXPRESS WORK A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  ���������V  LADYSMITH J  m  ^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������*e3Kee.������^-^������^*^������i������o^o5������(e)Kej������o*ei  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man. Director  Telephone;^.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS  AT FIDDICK  AND LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  '���������������������������-"���������'���������������������������.  ������������������>. ���������-"���������'������������������-   ���������   '-"       ���������Manufacturers    ol���������  Roujt.hand Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  ',   Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seaeoatdaad'Klla Dried Flooilns     and  Finishing    Lwneer ia   Stock.  ^TMEIGANADIAN Biy^K  Paid>up Capital, $8,700,000 !       Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  V      HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  BE. WALKER, General Manager   ;     ALEX.LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  baUk money orders  I8SUED 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 at any office in C  riada of a Cliartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking; point:    u the United States.  '. ���������   '   HliBOTIABLK AT A  FIXED  RATK A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   . LONDON. ENG.  Tliey forni an excellent''method oi remittin   small su'uis of money  ���������       with safety and at small   -ost.  PADvf VJTH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL;  Manager.  BOOTS AND SHO ES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  -Repairing and making to order   a  speciality.  THOflAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,  Ladysmith, B. C.  1  Best accommodation for transient  and petBlanetit boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar Is up-to-  date.- Rates jl.tfl a day and upwards.  "���������'   WM:B������VER1B0E, Prop.  Esflanita V������i i-���������������:���������>-: >������J Lfcdyssdtli  LADYSMITH   BAKERY  HOP LEE &  CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary .of all kinds.  Ordera taken for Pastries to bi delivered at auy time.  Employment Aganey.  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM TOUtl  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low<  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'*, m. the  Bsplanads.  JASt/WA/ftNOMCj- {'t DAitlf LEDGER  asset  xsoBgrn  mm  mm  Come To La  ���������*  ���������������  ������������������  ������������������  *������  Plant, Specifications and Detail*    furnisheal for all kinds  of work ia the,CARPENTER  Line  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, 2nd ave, Ladysmith, B.  C.  ���������������  FOR.  NOTICE.  Persona . found > using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  "GftLEDOKIAN  V  Leads Them    All  IN* QUALITY  :o:-  R.P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast  VICTORIA, :���������: :-:  G  Agency.  _< .-.; :-B.C.  Nanaimo   vs. Ladysmith;   Ladysmith  ��������� - i  Eagles vs. Victoria Eagles  Tdurnament>Four Teams  i  i  Amateur and Professional  Twelve big events        -.    '  ROUND FARE FROM NANAIMO, 50G.  ROUND FARE FROM VICTORIA, $100  Train Sche*dt4l������  mt&m. Regular trains Nos. 3 and 4 are cancelled. Trains leave Victoria  for Ladysmith at 9 a.m. and 2 _p.nl. Returning train leaves Ladysmith for  Victoria at 7 p.m. Trajn leaves Lady-smith for 'Duncans at 7 a.m., .returning, leaves Duncans at 8 am. Trains leave Nanaimo for Ladysmith 7-.20  a.m., 1������ a.m., 2, 0.15 and 8.30 p. m. Returning trains leave,'',. Ladysmith for Nanaimo 9. and 11.57 a.ml, 4.45, 7.30 and .11.30 p.m.       .  For Programe, ihfbrmatidn, ctq��������� address  Geo. N. Sutton, Secretary  NOTICE OF  ASSIGNMENT  Pursuant to    the "Creditor's    Trust  Deeds    Act,  ISJOl.'j     ������  Notice is hereby given that Axel  Berg, of Ladysmith, British Columbia, General Merchant, .by deed dated  the 19th day of June, A. D., 1905,  assigned all his personal property,  leal estate, credits and effects, which  may be seized and sold under execu.  tion to Albert E. Planta, oi Nanaimo, British Columbia, Insurance  Agent, in trusA for the purpose ol  paying and saftill^ing ratably and  proportionately all5 "the creditors of  the said Axel Berg according to law, 3  the said deed was executed by the  said assignee on the l!)tli day of  June,  1905. \s  All creditors having claims against-  the said Axel- Berg arc required to  forward particulars to the said assignee on or before the lf'ih day of  July, 1905, after which date the  said assignee will proceed ^-to distri-.  bute tho 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 Berg Will be held at the office  of the undersigned, Ladysmith, B. C.  on the fourth day of July, 1905 at 3  o'clock in the afternoon, in pursuance  of the Said Act,, for the givinb tof indirections with reference to the disposal of the said estate.  Dated at     Ladysmith,  B. C, this  19lh day of June, 1905. <g������  .      RUSSELL SIMPSON  Solicitor for Assignee.  HOTEL     LELAND.  I.T. J. Wellinan, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates %2 per  .lay. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1���������4. ^__^  NOTICE.  From this date . the undersigned  will not he responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order- signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V. I.   EXPLORATION &  DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C., May 18th,  1905.  J A P A N ES E N A TI ON A L  A N IT f EM.  Until  this     little grain ql sand.  Tossed  by  each wavelet's  freak,  Crow to a cloud-girt peak,  Tow'ring' above, the land;  Until the dewy (lake,  Beading  this   blossinn's gold  .Swell to the mighty late���������     ,  Age upon  age unfold,  Joylo joy manifold, ���������  Add for our sovereign's sake. i  ���������Japan Weekly Mail.  FOR DISPOSAL OP MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST TERi  R1TORIES     AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coa'.���������Coal "lands may be purchased  at $10 p������r 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 gross output.  "Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  ���������ad - over and- joint stock companies  holding free milters' certificates may  obtain entry for a, mining location.  A free nii^ei'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  eame 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 a claim, is $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid to  the mining ��������� recorder in lieu thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior .to  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 the sales  ot the products of the location.  Placer    Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fcc$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  chewan 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 feVc.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister ol the  interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed     or bars of the river  below low water mark, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have  or who may receive,  entries  for bar  diggings or  bench claims,  except on  the Saskatchewan  River,   where  the  lessee may 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  obtained more than one lease       one ground  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient. Rental, $10 per  nnum for each mile ot river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2JY 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.  The l������������sec-s,right is confined to th������  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  lstday of August iu the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall-have one dredge ia  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles' within six years from  such date. Rental,'$100 per mile for  first' year and $10 per mile foi  each subsequent year. Royalty, game  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in; the Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  evgth, measured on the base line oi  general direction of the creek, or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims are marked by two lega-  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained* within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed fbr eac!  additional ten miles or fruction.  ' The person or company staking r  claim must liald 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 oui  put of which no royalty shall ' be  charge*.,. the rest of the party or din  ary  claims only.  Entry fee,- $10. -Royalty at l_jjerrat������  of two and one-half per cent, on th<  alue of the gold shipped from     tht  v'ukon Territory to be paid to    the  Comptroller.     - -  No free miner shall receive a gram  f more than one mining claim oi  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 ii  partnership by filing notice and pay  ing a fee of $2.00. A claim may ; be  abandoned .and another obtained or  the same creek, gulch or river by giv  ing notice and paying a fee.  Work must be done on^a claim eacl  year to the Value1 of at least $200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must be obtained each year;    it  not, the claim il������.il be deemed to  bi  abandoned, and    open' to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may b<  defined absolutely by having a surve\  made and publishing notices" in the  Yukon official Gazette.  Petroleum���������All unappropriated Do  minion lands in Manitoba, the Nortb  west Territories, and within the Yu  kon Territory, are open to prospect  ing for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or com  pany having machinery on the land  to be prospected, an area ol 1920 aires for such period as he'may decide,  the length of width shall not, excee.  three times the breadth.  Should .the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery,, an area  not exceeding 640 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre and  the remainder of the tract reserved  namely, 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to loyalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  ClL     - .----���������. .--.-..':���������,.���������  .      JAS.  A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior,   _  Then can:e the more private apartments, . in their toy -furniture she  kept dainties for her 'dogs; ihe great  looking-glasses mirrored the. kn ck-  knacks scattered about; the walls  and chairs were' decoe'd-'.with fresh-  colored stuffs the 'brightness' of which  pleased her.���������Century!  TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS  IN ���������'��������� GOLD DUST  A letter has been received from  Mr. A; E. Belfry, ot Victoria, who,  is at Telegraph creek', giving the  news that Mr. Con oyer'- has arrived  at the Stikine river town from Clearwater creek with .>a,000 In dust, the  clean-up for a'week on "his 'claim. He.  had also taken out$2,000 each week-  Tor the two weeks. previous. Mr..  Belfry had a rough;.trip up the Sti-  nine on going in. He left Wra-ngel on  May ,5th, and was twelve days iu  reaching Telegraph creek. ' The  boat's . captain fell from, the craft  and was drowned.on the way  ten miles fromTelegraph creek.  Union  Brewing: Co  NANAIMO,   B. C.  Hanufacturers of'the  H  ft)  f������  tt  (������  ti,  &  t*  (*  *������.  $.'������������������������������������ In iBritlsh Columbia  *     Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed   Brewed  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops  up,  -u-  Mrs. Jubb���������An Italian came here  I'.ilay with some awful jnctly.plaster things. Theie was'one 1 wanted  ''or the parlor mantel.  Mr. Jubb���������Did you get It?  Mrs. J.���������No; it was a piece culled  Uie Tower of Piza, and it was lovely  but the careless man -had made it  roc/ked-; .'"������������������.������������������'���������'���������'.'"���������"���������'  THE GRAB BAG.  The    other day Mr.   Sm,i thing-ton  Jones,���������"author.'of The Cent from Sliin-  ly Alley .which has just gone  to its'  9Dili, printing,  was riding'in  an el-e-  ���������ated car.   When the conductor came  jp to him, Mr. Jones paid his. fare.  A story i������ going the rounds   about  Mr.  Brownson Peters, author of     A  'ttiight and a Dey, which .sold 50,03.0  copies  before it. was written.  1   Miy Peters  was. buying.', a.pair     of  trousers-:   ,  "Wilj. they .fade?" he asked ... the  lailor.  "Oh no," said tie: latter who, by  'lie way, did not recognize his distinguished customer. ..'���������,'���������'������������������'���������  "Very well," said Mr. Peters, and  ordered the garment sent to his ad-  iltsss. ���������'��������������������������� ''..���������'������������������  Miss Amelia Bunn, author of Mrs.  Bill, tlie Still, which is being dra-  ���������nat.ped in fourteen languages and  forty-six dialects, is noted for her  "een retorts:  "Good /.tnornifig,"- said -a'-friend,  meeting her in the street.  "Good "morning," -answered' Miss  Bunn, without a moment's hesitation.  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at shorn   notice.   Drill Sharpened  by us always gives satisfaction.  Picks hand! ed and repaired.  .S'tiip's'rriitiling:  in aJ1     its    Branhes,  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmiths.  David   Murray  Buller Street  ������������������",-    -    - Ladysmith, B   C  DOMINION DAY  Our     store   -will be closed' all day-July 1st., but will remain OPEN until 9 o'clock    iFriday evening for the convenience of ,our customers.  RANNELL  A    PLASKETT  *"*���������  STFVENS BLOCK,  GAT*.CRC gyivE.  LADYSMITH B.'  ��������� ������������������������������������M>++>4+-H  Kt-f^4^M-f4^-f-M-M"M--f-f-f^M--f4-ff-K  :'X:.. LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO.  *  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  WILLIAMS AND W\3XST  4-  *  J  ���������"Tira-Mim  -*-  PLEA  FOR PENSIONS  ON RETIREMENT  .The .speaker.',   of the Ihit sli House  of Commons,''after ���������.many  years'  sei-  .ice,  receives a  peerage'and'a retir,-  ng allowance of $20,000  per annum  or  life.   The occasion  has  reminded  several   of oiir      newspapers  that   in  Janada we do     nothing of the kind.  L'he salary  paid      to'the Premier  of  Canada is no longer adeujuate to the  .erponsibilities   and  demands   of  the,  'position. The same is true of the  position. The same is true li'f-tli-c  cabinet ministers. In the United  Kingdom, although members of parliament receive no sessional indemnity, those connected with tho minis;  try draw     salaries that make those  PRINCESS      MATHILDE'S   HOME  The Saturday guests at St. Gration will no longer come tyyenjoy a.  hospiitality which called .to'mind  that . fornjerly offered--by the most  French offall the princesses of-the.  Renaissance, Margaret of Navarre.  In those long avenues where the  hostess would walk . in her ei'astic  step, followed hy,.-her dogs, conversation worthy of the "I-Iep.lameron"  would be carried on by men of such  names as Saint-Bcuve, Taine, Flau-  l>ert; Entile . Ollivicr, Theophiie', Gau-  tier, or the Cioncmirt bro.tlK'is. To  the latter many cruel indiscretions  may he forgiven in 'consideration of  their having iwduded in their ".Journal," a minute and faithful account*  of the life led at St. Oraticn.  They have depicted, without omitting a single one, every dct.ii'. >>f  this mansion which, if it has nothing regal in itself, js reml-frV^iI^e;\:��������� li-  ful by the view it com'mivmls _o.i-r  the lake t:-f Enghein and' the forest ������>[  Montmorency. The studio, crowded  like a conservatory with palms and  ferns, relieved hy :.picturesque -exotic  c.rnaments, cqontains ��������� imfcneu.se divans, where the ��������� assembled gm st-s  whiled away the warm hours of the  afternoon. They  read or drew  or  conversed," while the princess sat before her easel or her tapestry frame  talking, or listening to some one  who read aloud, embroidered marvellous patterns invented or designed  by herself. Then -came     the large  rooms  on   the  ground   floor,  drawing  rctomps, .l.nWra'ry and 'd'ini|p|g iiTjonv, all  hung alike     in chintz  with oleander  has flowers  on a     seagreen tinted back-  :' :v, i ��������� m nmi  paid  in   Canada  seem  than once it has  been  trifling.   iMore  fo-ond neccssa-  Canada for the  friends  of a  ry  in  premier to raise funds for his benefit  eitlierwhile in oflice or afterward,  'there arc sources from which money, conies readily enough for such a  fund, but the fear is alwujs present  that some who give most willingly  aire inclined to expect favors .from  the leader or his party. It should  not be necessary to raise funds hy  subscription to enable a premier to  continue in public life, nor to support him  on retirement.  A  LEADER    OF  MEN  IS ��������� PRESIDENT   DIAZ  ���������An American journalist vho recently iiirterviewcd Diaz, .writes: f'.Af--  tor half an hour's interview with the  president of the Republic of Mexico.  [ left the national'palace filled with  profound and abVorbing. emotions.  'No man has ever had a good talk  with General Ilia*-. who has not become his friend,'said an American  who lives in Mexico; 'and,' added  this man, with a thrill of emphasis.  'by George, I'd fight for hi ml' With  this sentiment I sympathized heartily. In this man one recognized a  leader of men from the sheer f; .fee.  of  his    personality. Yoii  said   to  yourself,     'Here's  a man.'   o ���������  COLORS WHICH WILL  ! ANNOY   A  BIRD  IRON BEDS  These      artistic  Enamelled  PeJs     are    we.l     designed,  '���������tiongly made, and are  CLEAN, COOL COMFORTABLE  (he kind that invites  pleasant,   refreshing  sleep���������  BE ITER BUY A BEDSTEAD  Enamelled ��������� Ircn  Bedsteads in   dainty  designs,   finished   in   while  or  cream, and in tlie latest tin ts to match or     haimonizc with the  room decorations���������   ',.  .        $3 40 to $20 Each  SLEEP AND REST  worth a good deal, you will  experience     this \cry   desirable  are  result  if vou use an  OSTERHOOR  Matrcss,  real sleep inducers, .$16 eac h, nett cash  Did you write for that cata logue yet?  PAINTING,   PAPEK      HANGING  ETC.  Work done properly  and at  prices.     Shop  and  residence  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E.  SMITH.  right  in  reai  Prop  Red will annoy a  much as a bull, but. a  not let it disturb its  you shake      a blue rag  turkey-cock as  sparrow will  mind. But if  in front of n  caged sparrow's eyes he will g--.fiantic with disgust. Sparrows and linnets too w 11 refuse food offered them  on a piece or blue paper, and dislike  the appearance rf anyone wearing a  blue dress. Medium light blue elicets  (hem most, but blue serge t hoyi scarcely mind at all. Thrushes and ^lack-  birds object to yellow, but will use  red or blue dried grass left about  their haunts to build the outer layers of their nests. Yellow grars:S'  thev will not use.  WIIOLE.SALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrate*  IRONCLAD    BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC  H.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of  all kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on Ga.ta*re    tt,  m. n m?m  Solicitor,  Etc.  Msjdy  st. Avenue  to  Loan  LADYSIVHT,  Ladysmith   Temp's No.  5 Rathbono  Sisters meets in tlie Oddfello-w's hall  2nd and  <tth Tuesday at 7.30  p. an.  Mrs. Kate Tate,  secretary.  n.  W.  Meatmarket  LADYS MITH B. C.  *$���������������$$  A*-1! -.J  I*- i  (->  If**  Ip'^'  1:5a;"  is-  Ivfc  IP  ��������� :>.'���������.  19?  TEE   DAItY   LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  ^--im-tt----.-.'--^&-g-y  u j ������i -hi- i-������������ji^p������rw���������  Miss  Frost, sister  of Di.  A.     C,  Eiu.st,   i-.   spending   a few   ueeks      in  1lu^> city.  J llagj;ait has been appointed  posl-imistci at Wellington and will  lake owi the olluo toinonow lie is  tiding up the building ne\l S Lci-  sci'.s  sloie.  i-������!Wi������w������>������ ij' ..n ������,.,   ��������� in;  p*3&z*>g> ~i���������& s jess ^ tatse-asa  Miss Biydeii, il.uia.htei ot Superintendent Bmleji, aimed f.n I.ad\smith  loi   Let ,Miinnici   \ .ic.it ion  yesleid.iy  Mi It I 'I t iu\, one ot Yictona's  Meiiilii'i-., j).iss"d iinougli l.aihsmitli  lu.laj on bis u.n heme fioin Alhei-  ii' and the Wisi  ('nasi  Foi   a few   da\s c>nl\, stamp photo's  2fi(  ,      c.linnets     v2 ">ii  pci   do/en   up  Op<u evenings  Miss II   Fishei   uas a passpngei   m  Ilie 'li.iii-.fei   foi   \ .UKOiivei   this nioi-  iiu ..,   v.lni'  slie   will   spend   a couple  of   \Ml-Ivs   M.iinig   f i lends  ���������/'Hie'. Portland   Hotel,   Angeki  Tate  ������������������pn.'-pr'iiMor,   is   again '"open, and   ' Mr.  'ia c. invites  all   his   friends   to  call  nnd/drink  their health  with him .this  evening.  Andrew Bi-ylcn, Superintendent of  the Wellington, mines, at Extension,  returiiiNl -home. irom a ten day's iri.i  to' Harrison this morning. Mr. Biy-  '"deii stales ���������that'the trip has much  improved  his health-.  FLAGS for the 1st of July celebration Tor 'sale at Knight's boo_k-  sloi'e.   . .'   .  At .   Nanaimo      there '   are ga-rder ���������  thieves   reported.   In  Ladysmith . you  'can   !aiy      garden . I r.ick  cheaper  thai  you  can  steal  il.   'Nuiiaimo, is,  how  .ever, finil-.ei;     noith, and  the cliinafi  ���������.is', of1 course, different  ":,:.-Tlie   Victoria  (ire 'department    ha''  loaned  the Village of Duncans a hos  'reel'and. five  lengths   of  hose.       l'h  pressure from  11k?  water system     i:  ������0(>d,  and  Duncans   is  fortunate.     ii.  haying a good supply  of pure   yaLer.  Mr.' IL. Ait-ken,' the. Liberal nom-  ;'. ineo for Allern^i, has returned to hi;-,  home in Nanaimo.. He states that  .fiio. best, of feeling 'pre'vaild at the  .Alberni convention, and thinks bis  own election -will -easily result* on  polling day.    .   . '  1 ������������������'      .    ���������' i  Most refreshing and exquisitely fia  vored iced drinks can lie obtained, a!  the; Drug Store, 'High -street. ��������� ..  has issued  DUNCANS  TO WNS1TE EXTENSION -/ ���������"  ��������� ���������   '.   . '        '     '���������/,'.-���������       ���������  ���������   '     -t:.  . ' ' .-,������������������;���������'  Adjoining the old lowtisite of  DUNCANS, V. I..-     :   : ]  A-small .area lias beeJi laid off   in town lots which"are: Tib' jw offered  at���������--'.";' "' ���������        " ���������  ' ' '     ���������    "���������'������������������ ;   .-" ..;    ''���������"' '    .     '���������.���������"���������/"' ..(������������������  LOW   PRICES   AND ON EASY TERMS.-  i  "H  The  future  of   the  Cowichan      District   and   Vancouver 'Island  ., ������������������������������������..     ' ���������      . ���������'...'...: ������������������'������������������-���������"  ��������� %   '::   '���������'���������'   '''���������'.  . ,     .       ;        ��������� , - ���������' '',..''.'  will  exceed  expectations  and. this is -a good chance; f-r a safe and  profitable   investment. :.....      ���������        ,   !  SKE FLANS AND PRICES      :  Agents, J. STEWART J. H. WMITTOME  l.advsniith.   V.  I. .-"������������������- Duncans,  i V. i.  .'", ������������������.    .���������     - .,-������������������'������������������.,���������.. .mm* * a.a  :    ��������� . ..      .   .. .. -...��������� ,.:..:.,��������� .       n  MINING MEN  The following- .part of the progjram- j  n.c. of the  visiting! inining  men  is  of  particular    ''interest    to   Ladysmith.'  Mr! Kiddie will be: with the visitors.  the Palmaic'jo Mine,  Ohiuahua, Mes-  ,- ico," by T. 11. Oxn.iin, Chuupas, Cln-  nAK������T;in    hiiahua, Mexico.  GOiVIIiNG : ���������'"The importance of Fine Onndttig  Gold and Silver Ores," by Frederick  C. Brown, Auckian.l, New Zealand.  Reply to #.scussion by Jar man, by  Charles H.  White,  Boston, Mass.  Disjiissum of the paper of II. O.  Hofimnn oii'"The;'Effect of< Silver on  the Clilorination and Brommation of  Ah Wing & Co,  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Mad* to  Order.  PERFECT FIT aUARAM'": ' >.  LADYSMITH,   B.   C.  Another   twenty  pattern     of  these goods added   (o  our  al-  leadj  laige stofk.  V  Tile and  Floral efiocts  from  25  rents  a s(,������iare  vaid  up-  wards.  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AH work guaranteed, and at reason*  -i  able rates. ',  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Just In Time  FOR  CELEBRATION DAY  Ice cream and ice cream sodas  the diug store at all times.  at  b 'fiir as'���������is -made puhKc no especial,. Gold," by T.  K.'Rose, London, EnR-  land.  "Some Not-es On Surface Tension,  Action in Wet Concent ration," by  It.  E.:-%'. Ilaiiltain, Nelson, B  .0  "A Process foi the Economical  Extraction of Copper from Low  Grade and Very Silicioii-. Ores,1 by  Richard ..Lamb.. New  York City.  "'ihe Electrolytic A*say of Lead  and Copper in Daily Work," by Geo  A.  Guess,  Silverton    Colo.  "Tin Mining and Smelting at San-  Ui     Barbara,      Mexico," by     \~ II.  Droinley,  Vancouyei, 1^   C.  . "Kornel      Roasting,"   by   Herman  Poole, New York City  .-''.'Rcsulls :ohtainoii   in  Smelting     a  Copper Ore. Carrvine; a High 'Percen  i rogramme   is   laid 'out   for   the co-  ���������'. rtaihrneiit' of; our;visitofs.Certaiii-v  ly. if anything can  he done,  by citi"-.  ' i'iis   to  assist Mr.   Kiddie  in entcr-  Iriiniiig the-    distinguished     party it:  v.ill   he  most  readily  done.   As  will  he seen hy tlie programme given out,  Air.. Kiddie is down for .v paper  on  -.melting'Processes:   <-��������� ���������  On Saturday    at 0 a.m. the meiii-  rs  (if tht-  lnsitute of  Mining Eiigi-  tr-s   will arrixe'in Victoria;  .l.p.'ni,'  :sin:'ss session;   readihg  and idiscus-  'i'bu   of- technical   iiapcrs;   8.30   p.m.,  inception at the Parliament buildings  lenderod   by   the     Provincial   govern-  il'iCllt. ,:  Monday���������10 a.mM excursion  tender-  Aud \'i-o-w' Hic'it' each side  their declaration of w_\r; aii-d nomin ........  >t:-.I   their commanding  officers, U W.' f.;^1;     U-P-m.,-' leave on steamer  'AV.   n..:McTiiiK's AV'i'i   kindly, withdraw  his -mcml.o-r.ship .in   (he legislative as-  ���������  semlily,     Mr.'-McRri'de  will   he      in  ';���������.-'shape to .order'tho Alberni  carn'n-ign  to  h-egin.  Tomorrow, Julc   1st,  there     1VI  be.  '���������no issdeoj' The  Ledger,  it heing-   a  holiday.    On Alonday  there  will  hen  'report' in. full  af  the "raws  and gain-  .., es :o-f- Dominion   Day   in   Ladysmith.  Everybody should   throw   aside     dull  care and   go in for  a good   time    tomorrow,     ���������ri'.inoir.b'.-iiiig      Hint,     like  C-hri si-ma.     Onnrinion   Day   comes but  once  ay-ear;  Our'readers are informed thai, Heir  . .\V.'_ Peters Hie well known German  ���������pianoforte expert, of Victoria, will  visit Ladysmith for the purpose of  tuning, 'etc, Pianos and organs. Those  wishing lo avail Ihemsi-lvcs of his  services while Icie r.re re.-ucstcd to  send their orders to. the Abbntsford  hotel.  '   .Jas. Pelligrr-ulia,  who will open up  the-tveiv Western liar tomorrow, will  he glad  to see f\v, friends at  the New  Wcsforu.   Ait'l'tiiigh   it   has   hr.en   ini-  ���������possihJe  to do everything  in  s.:-short  a l.iine . .as'.has  btr-n   available  since  the   meeting  of   the   license  commisl  sinners,   the   huilding   is   nearly   completed, uiwl  is conve-neint  mid eoniino-  dious.  I, by 't'ic citizen's,',under the auspices |(age of Harytes;'amf ZitiC," b'y Thorn  a.s Kiddie, .i.adyshiMh,  B   C.      '  ''Genesis of "the Oie Deposits at  Bingham,,Utali," b\ .1. M. RoJtwell,  Washiiigtoii,  IJ.  C.  "'Gravity asa Diiect Cause of V^m  racture,''.. by ; AH bur C   Spencei,  A'a.sliington, J).   0.  "The     l.iiiiestoiie-Oraiiite Contact  Ocposits of Washing|on Camp, Ari/.o-1  se," by AV. O; CrosKy, BoMm, -Mam  "Genetic  Relations of  the  Western  vavsuki .    Ores,"   b>     .1    E.* Sparr,  Washington,  D.C.-  ','Tl:e Cold  Placers of  the Sewaid  rcniiisi'Ia of  Alaska," hy  Aithur J  Collier, -.Washington,  D   C   (lntioduc-  tlie   hoard of. fii?.de  on   hoard" th  ;'.PJL  SS!   Prnctss May.  Tuesday���������8   a.rii.,   excursion  up   the  ine of the E. A*. N. Railway,  t-ciuici-  ed by   General  Manager   Livingstone,  of  the Tyee Copper Co.,. visi ting M t.  .Sicker  and Ladysinith. ; -'.".  W'cdnesdav���������10.3(1 "a.m.,     business  Princess May for Alas!'ai  following   papers   have lK.cn  the  announced    for presentation in  Victoria meetings:  Discussion  of      the rarer of  .T^'->ie<:  Gayley  on  "The  Application "of Dry-  Air   Dlast  to  the Manufacture      .of  iron,"  ..ad  of the -paper  of  -I:      E.  | ed  by  A.   II.   Broods )  Johnson, jr., on   "Physical Action of i __, "Re-roiinaissaiice  CJeolcgy   of  tiie.  Rlas't   I'Tivnace,"   hy   Baker   Dud-   Northern  Rockies,"   by  R   II  ley,   Hirk'iii'hinc and   I'.achman.  Discussicn   on   the   paper  of  .lames  P.  Roe  on   "The iVfainifacturc       and  tin  Chap  man,  Wasliiiig-tcii,   J).   C,  "Th*1    Formation  cl Ore  Deposits  by  Mot Springs,"  by Walter'Harvey.'  Characteristics pf Wrought Iron,"   hy Weed, Washington, D.C.  .StitTord,      Cus.imr.il,   Dudley,   ITart- ".Short .Sketch of Geology.and Min-*  shcrue and Wiltman. eral  Resources  of Vancouver Island"  "Commercial   Value of  Coal    Mine bv W. J. Sutton,          "      ���������      '  i'   Canvas   Riinniiip  .eisi-r  A-   Co.,   Ltd.  P.o-ys'   at.-d   (lii'l  shoe.;  al   Siiniiii  Herr Wilhefm Peters  PRACTICAL    PIANO AUKER A N' f)  TUN-:!!  Will   he      in   Ladysmith     about  the  30TM OF JUNE  ���������.I'imins and organs tune:!, regulated,  mid I !!oroi!"jlily renovated. Onlers  1o he  left,  at   th:.' Ai;J.-.-otsford Hotel.  ORYSDALE- STEVENSON  Co.   Ladysmith  OUR  ENGLISH  Makes      a      nice,   appetizing  t-iincli,  We ������'icc it  for you S5i  lb  Oui      tasty Tcn_������uc and I lam  Sausage is agie.it  f-avonte  T \STR AND TRY,  ^IIAMS   AND 'BACONS  l^ie- be..t  in the land.  New laid   EGGS'cveiv dav.  E\-cnthing  nice .unl   fresh.  IT  MAY   DISCOVER SOON   .  THAT  LADYSMITH   SHIPS  COAL  -     . i - ,c  Mayoi   Cobliin, of Ladysmith,,lwho'  spent yesterday in  the city, in 'con-  \eisation   Willi" a Colonist" reporter,  coiivoytil   the  interesting  informal ion  that the C P It   has taken over the  unsold  town lots at  that point and  also acquired the wilder works system.       Everything     is    proceeding  smoothly  at   the mines,   where they  contemplate 011 tt ing on an extra shift  of  men     General   busioess   prospects  aie excellent.���������Colonist.  The staid and sober editor <_f   the  Colonist should now turn over"    and  go to sleep again.   The fact that the  C.P.R   acquired     the townsite      of  Ladysmith and the water works was  published   in  the Daily  l.edgei  three  weehs ago. It. has been refeired to in  0/11   columns  num. ions  limes  since,  and  has1 been published  by dozens of  parcis throughout British Columbia.  \i.d yesterday the Colonist punished  it as new news.  A special shipment of Ladies' Fancy white lawn blouses. Also latest  novelties in Ladies' fancy ties and  collars. 1  Do not be out of the fashion for  Saturday; See our windowjfor^faricy  goods.  -i 0  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATAORE8T.  tADYSMITH  BLAIR AND ADAM.  'PHONE 2-4.       LADYSMIT.A  NOT    RESPONSIBLE  Bntisb Steamer  COMERIC " ���������     '   "  Neither the owners, agents or Mas-  leis will be lespbnsible for any debts  con traded bv the crew of tlie above  \essel while ,11 port,  nlcCIill, Master     -  Ladsmith,  F.  C , Jdne 211,  W05.  __. i-,���������**  "*  T'v     ^ -*  r "S^t  Di.  R/ U. Dier is 'again fin/jliiily-  sinith and can ,bc found at all hours  at his office,on High .street.*  :Get  your  Sunday   Colonfst's.  Knight's. ".   '     .,....-���������  at  W. G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor,  (iBt Avenue)  -^ v  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  WE ARE SHOWING THIS WEEK  TWO- NEW  LINES QP  STOVES MANUFACTURED   BY  OUR   LOCAL  i r   '  *'      - *  STOVE WORKS    .    .  Drop in. and See Them  FOUR HOLE KITCHEN, COOK... .  SIX HOLE ORAND UNIVERSAL  $15 00  $35 00  LADYSMITH HARDWARE- CO., Ltd   -Lj_-=arawae,w������~_----------====-_-c���������=e==^= .. ' "*~-~~  '.O-tiiarlle   Dumn  W. T. HEDDLE  CO.  WiiHams' Block  -Ladysmitn  PartionlarOrooers.  Telepkona   I  Delicious ice cream  and-ice cream  Ladysmith Dtwt DtiiWii;  b\Mim\  Launch and  Pleasure  Boats  of     all  descriptions  for  Hire.      Boats  built  :iodaB can \>e procured' at  the  Drug    to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Store from  now on.    Open   until      tl   Speciality.  o'clock week (lavs and from 11   to 12  a.m.Von Sundavs and from 4 to ������ p. '       HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  m. ..!���������    ..  ..... I  BOAT    BUILDERS.  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW  ..SPRING   AND  SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED^  _   Charles Dunn, 'of "thet above, firm, visits Ladysmith every Sunday f ior the  purpose of taking measurements and  seeing customers    personally;   May  'be seen at the Hotels.     We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at   the.  lowest possible rates. ..Suits-from.    $15.00 up.   Pants from $4.00 up. All  Hand-made.     Full line of theLatjst supplies   ALWAYS  carried   hy  Mr.  Dunn. ''..-��������� - .   d       .'������������������...������������������''.���������'I-,i. I i     -  One huodrM acres of land in Cedar clis-  Two Sheep^ Farms on one of the Gulf  Islands^ considerable Improvements  - '\:--:.)4& .:��������� ".���������..������������������ .,- -'  -.   $450.  *.$  ^LEISER  R. Camii |.'ll, Wash  Kam.diiig," hy M.  illgl'ill,     I;.     ('.  '"Ihe Ontl.-.ol; for Co.il Milling in  Alus'-.n," hy Alfred II. P. rooks,  Washinntijii,  j).C.  ".Anthr-icitc    Wusleiies,"  hy  (leo.  W.   Harris,   New   York  City.  "A Maelr.'ne for Drnwing Coke  fro-ill Re-IHv.. Ovens," by Oeoige T.  Wicl.es,   Covington,   Y-.i.  "An Jmprov-einent in Mine Mips,"  hy  i\  V.'.   Brunt en,   Denver," (VI  ���������' Cyan id ing   Silver-Cold   Ores      at  ������*> .   an.   -  m   _~i.   -  lf%T\  nrtiibrt INDFUHCY SHIRTS  FOR THE FIRST  ���������'son. Large Variety of'TFES to Select From  IWOFr'-e2?  X ������.?#  's, Ladysmith, B. C.  i  j     WILLIAMS   BLOCK. _____  TELEPHONE  6-7  IT WILL 1110 TO THE FIRST  AND EVERY MAN  Mr.  t'orciminer     was rather astonished- last     evening when he saw the  annouiieeiiient   in the  Ledger   that  he  intunk'd giving   a gold   riiig   to     the  lirst  Ladysinith      Eagle  who crosses  tlie  plate  in   the  baseball  match  toil --OITOW.   Mr.      Forcimmer      had not  (Ireainid of such     a thing, jujd when  he  was spol.en to by. aLeilger repori-  irlhis inoriiing be said he had no such  ���������intei.linn,      simply   because making  a  present lo the first  man who crossed  Ihe  plate  v.011 Id   he nn   net   of  unfairness  to the o.hir  players.   It  might  jbe only ;t stroke of luck that, brought.  j the  first   man home, and it  mdglit not  I he on his own merits.      Ilowe.t-r Mr.  I Koieiminer     does not.    '.lil;c to he i.c-  icused  of such  generosity  by bis  wot-  hhy  friends  for      nothing, so he.  wiil  1 go on.-' belter     than  the yo. ng man  wliojave the .'nform'alio.i to the Ledger  yesterday,   anlieipatwl.   He   will  present.  a  ring      to every" Lady-sfhitih  I Eagle who     crosses the plate in the-  _ match  tomorrow..   I\5ind,  not  a gold.  ring to     the first man but a" ring"toj  .every man     who scores    for thelocal  ' aerie,  ' WHOLESALE DRY       GOODS,  MANUFACTURERS OF  '.GENTS'   FURNISH 1NGS,  ETC.  SHIRTS, OVERALLS,   ETC.  VICTORIA, B. ,C.  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN SOAP  .  Stand a good chance to win a  GRAMOPHONE  Every 25-Cent jnirchase of White    Swan     Soap     entitles you to a  ticket, in 'the'drawing for this high grade gramophone.           JOHN STEWART P. O. Box 268  hiRE, UFE AND ACCIDENT 1NSURAN* K  fcbN^E'S'MciiiNO  NOT A in    i'l.l'.LIC-.  _3=  CLOCKS  BARGAINS CLOCKS  S  5t  .lust, received     a shipment of all kinds of clocks that we will clear  at low prices :  I I '     ! .  ..!��������� ��������� ' '.    ;  i  '    :  '       '  EIGHT DAY. STRIKING CLOCK    $3.0(1  EIOIlT DAY STRIKING CLOCK    (with   alarm   attached) ' M.nil  "REPEATING   NICKLE   aI.A.RM  CLOCK    ,     $1.75  REGULAR   NICKLE   ALARM CLOCK jl.fll)  ALL THESE CLOCKS   ViE     FROM     TIIE  BEST  AMERICAN  FACTORIES. AND  ARE     U ARANTEED     TO     KEEP      GOOD  TIME. -  B-FORGIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,:   XX   X     Ladysmith,   B. C  1  Stoves  We are making them of the Newest    Pattern and Latest  .Styles.  ���������     WE DO' ALL KINDS, OF FOU NDRY WORK   :...���������-- -Onr Price's"are "Reason'a Me  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES IN BLAIR  AND ADAM'S  WINDOWS.  LADYSHITH IRON& STOVE WORKS CO ��������� LTD .  ttt;s  w  8*3.3*  rc������r|  65 ill  w  m  -I*  ..1=5. _s  "���������f-Ji! %  mm  ���������%'' "*  5Mlf.  li'  m  f  III  t_*������n5 4  npu������ r  Hit  KS?>.f  m  i  .:i',������  mm ���������  jg----wS_J  HI

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