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Array //.  'A  vr/trr 7SH.C j_.mi's'!-.������i'_n_!  '*/���������_  yC.  The Ladysmith DaiIiY Ledger  VOL..2  SATURDAY.   ��������� MARCH  3.   1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  THE SITE FOR  PUBLIC BUILDING  A Letter Received From Mr. R. Smith  Board of Trade is  Published  by  KING EDWARD  WILL TOOB  THE CQMTINENT  March     3.���������The   Duke  of  as     King  lOdwar.d will be  The Site will be  Selected by Department on Report of I heir, ;  Inspector  As reported  in Tlie Lodger     some  weel>s     ago,  the secretary of      the  Board  of Trade  wrote Mr.       Ralph  Smith M.P., asking what J>ad'become  of the appropriation made by      the  Dominion   government for pribkic "build  ing in Lariysmith.  The letter in reply  to,that sent'by,the Board is published     lielow    at    the rc-q'uest   of  the  Board.    Although written on  J -.unary 31st,   it has not appeared in print  before/ it  being  thought  inadvisable  to make its contents public until   it  had  been  submitted  to  the  Board of  Trade at  the regular  meeting.  THE LETTER.  John  Stewart,  Es^,  Secretary  ol  the Board' of Trade: ���������  Dear Sir���������I have your letter of  the 2.-.1.1 enclosing a resolution from  the Board of Trade of your, town  asking what lus become of the appropriation  for      land   purchase   for  London,  Lancaster,  known for two months, left tonight  for a holiday in "* Paris and Biarritz  am! a suL.s,<-''.|ueti.t cruise in the Medi-  terrcncnn. The King, who is attend  <-d only by (!en. Sir Stanley Clarke  and Hon. -Downey Cinenvillo, will  spend the night on hoard the royal  yacht at Portsmouth, leaving early  tomorrow for Clii_i'|ljuig and will arrive, in Paris at night. Up will stay  at the liriiish emlassy until 'rues-  have talked on the' subject,  that thc-'*">'   ������'"-     duviuZ **'is    visH' to' tl,c  PRFP-IR1MG  for mm  ARTHURS RECEPTION  OILFIELDS  DCCOVtGED  A   preliminary   programme   was out      ...  ,.    ,,.���������,.     -'-   . .,������        ,   ..    '    '������������������dmonton,    March 3���������To develop  lined hy  tlie joint conuiiittee or    he   hii:./>,.i^ ,,^i-r,-..���������      ���������   #��������� ��������� ���������      _       .  rinneito unknown  oi. fields of       im-  stafl of the Sixth  Regiment,  D.  0.  . riK.ise  value  a syndicate  has      teen  O.R., and the city council last night |fo1 -ned  representing  capitalists  from  for      the    reception  lo  be accorded  f&'li'ost  eery state in the   Union.   A  Piincc Arthur of Connaught ������������������    the   ^ 'da?\*Z������ ������a������y D.   Clifford,    of  Dp roit,  Mich., left  for. the northern  100 PERISH  IN TORNADO  ma-ttet1- stands "as", follows:  The Department wrote mc a letter  asking     about     a site for  a puMic  .building at    Ladysmith.   I answered  to say that there .were three parties  who had made "offers tor same as follows:     Mr.  Win. Beveridge,  Messrs.  Simon Lciser & Co.; and Mr.   Jiio.  Hickle, ' and  that  1 would   like the  minister  at his  earliest convenience  to instruct Mr. ^Henderson, the Public Works Inspector, to go to Ladysmith and  report on  the suitability  of-"    tlie sites  mentioned, pr  others  which'might b* available. The matter  rests there for reasons known only to*,  the department but as,soon as   Mr.  Henderson  ffets  instructions  he  will  proceed as above and the Department  will  act entirely on his report.  RALPH SMITH.  Sinoe   the -  receipt  of  the  above  public building at Ladysinith.  In re- | letter Mr.  Henderson has visited,La-  ply 1 l>eg to say that .the above money >js available until, June 30th, 19u.i,  before which the Government will  undoubtedly select necessary lands  for the purpose. Up to the present  I have informed  those  with  whom I  dysmith and looked over the various  sites, and his report is no doubt in  thc hands of the Department by this  lime. At present it is utterly impossible to say which site will tie  chosen  by  the department.  French capital will see President  Fallier, whom lie has not yet met.  From Paris the .King goes to Biarritz and will stay there until the  end of March .afterwards joining ihe  Royal yacht Victoria and Albert in  (he Mediterrciiran .whore it is said he  will .meet Empeior William. During  his stay at liarrik K ng Edward  will see King Alfonso and discuss  the details of the latter's marriage  with Princess F.na, of Ratlenburg.  King     Edward's tour cn-ates great  interest and   more especially   abroad, '  fiom  the point of  view of his polili-i  cal  possibilities ami     its bearing on  the Algeciras conference.     A  meeting ���������  between   King  Edward  and   Emperor ;  William is talked of both hrre and at  I'eilin but  no official confirmation   is   .  as j'cl    received.       , It seems certain  that  no definite plans have lren laid  by either  monaieh-and  a meeting   is  not  likely     to occur unkss the. Alge-  eiras     ''onfe*ence  reaches  an aimless  occasion of his visit to Vancouver on  March 31. As his stay will he very  short, it was necessary to eliminate  many  attentions   of a formal  clmrac.  ter which  would otherwise have been  included.   The  outline  provides   that  the  royal guest will  he meL on   his  arrival    fiom      Victoiia  by  special  steamer,  by a guard  of honor     from  (he  local     regimen I   of one hundred  men,  commanded  by a captain      and  two I ion kin ants.    This party  will k.t-  J tend liiin dining his entire visit. For  the afternoon a trip about, the city is  planned,  visiting Stanley  Park     and  all     points of local interest. In  (he  oicning the entire regiment will turn  out  and  there  will  probaiiily be      a  ���������street parade aud rcvicd on thc Cain  hie street grounds, to l>e followed [,y  a formal   reception   in   the  drill   hall.  Here   will   be  presented   the civic address  of welcome and  brief addresses  from      representative  organizations  From   10 o'clock* on  a reception       of  more   informal  character  will  be ten-  -ilerod him at the hotel  Vancouver for  the      benefit   of the general pu-.ilio,  which  will  conclude the  pioj.ramime.  The     party     will  leave for        thc  east by special I lain?, early the follow  ing morning. The prorii'amrni.*"as aut  TO INVITE U.S.  PACIFIC SQUADRON  A-Victoria report says' Though it".'Morley, and should" the-.same Uc'-. acts yet a far cry to the   merry, monlth   ecpted, the regatta part of the 24t|i  of May and the festivities attending  the Capital Cityjs a mutual celeibra-,  tioii of Victoria Day, plans are in  the cm'l.'oyo stage which, if they ma-  leriali'/e, give promise of providing  this year's programme of events with  some excellent drawing cards.  Among, the suggestions made is one  that  will  instantly meet with     the  .'approval  of all  sport loving  people  and   that   i.s to -invite-the admiral of  the   UiuUmI   States  Pacific "squadron-:  to visit; Victoria at the time of thrs,,  cclel.jrat.ion, so that a good prograia-  , me..of aq.iatic  pastimes   may  be arranged between,the sailors of Uncle  Sam's navy and  those aboard II. M.  ships  Ej-jeria  and   Shearwater     and  the  men of the Royal  Garrison Ar.  lillery and ..Royal;. ���������Engineers.  As it  is understood  that  tlie    Anir  erican sc/iadron will  be in' northern  -waters     early in May,. there should  lie  little', difficulty in  arranging    for  such a visit.    The commanders       of  Uncle Sam's warships, who ihave biecni  at  Esqtiimalt,  are known  to entertain     the  kindliest  feeling  towards  ���������their naval comrades of His Britanic  Majesty's  vessels  and no doubt through the kindly offices of the lutter,  would be..mos't willing ito join in an'  make the celebration a success.  Thc. idea  of sending  an invitation  ���������has iieen taken up by tbe Tourist association   and   his      worship Mayor  of May celehtatioti will see many a  contest ������f prowess between the naval and military representatives of  the two great, branches of the Anglo  Saxon races that will be well worth  seeing.  It has also been suggested that an  invitation be sent to tne .officer commanding the ���������P.uget Sound department  of the United:,States ..Coast. Detenu.,  service. At ttie. s.evcralt'orts stationed around the..'ehtraince to Ptiget  Sound there is said to lie ample.-material among the soldier boys to  -lphold their arm of the service in  any .10-oared cutter or four-oaredi gig.  race that might be pulled off.  Then,, too,. it "is expected that  the  annual -visit of   the Duke of     ..Con--  naught's own- rifles  (Vancouver, and  ���������New  Westminister), will take place a-  boutthe time of the celebration and  it  is not, at. all  unlikely  that.;     arrangements  can be made for a substantial^ representation  of that crack  interior     eoi'P������������������the1 Rocky .'Mountain  Rangprs���������to visit  the capital  at the  same time. It is pointed  out by one  hit_.li  in  local military circles ^t/hat if  the  matter, is taken up fat an* early  -late there should be ifltle difficulty  'n maluing  arrangements   for the vis-  t of at least two or three companies  of the Rocky'Mountain  Rangers     to  tlie coast.  conclusion, in which case it   is thought lined above,  will be sent 1o Victoria  pro.' fu'.'lc  that the monarchs may meet, for  the approval  by   the authoiities  towards     the end of April   in G" eel: of   the government,  waters,of  the  occasion  of  the  Olvm-  1 iu **"*'��������� SOUTHERN CROSS  COPPER MINING  COMPANY Ltd  NANAIMO  INDIAN ARRESTED  TRANSFER OF  DARCEY ISLAND  In connection with Tuesday evening's affair as reported in tho  Free Pre^s last night whereby an  Indian woman was nearly burned to  death while supposedly under the in-  flucni-c of liq-"or, the provincial Police today made several arrests, says  the Free Press.  . .  J'li'ines Charley  and  Sinuy   James,  two   Indians,   and   Walter   Davidson,  an   elderly  white   man,   were   pkixv1  under arrest in connection  with  the  :  supplying-,  of   liqiiior  to the  woman .  and'her bus bawl..   The ease comes up  in the provincial police court tnis al-  tcmoon.   In the nicanti ne tl c      Tn-.  dian woman  is still-In a serious condition,   thero   heing  but  little chungo  since "yesterday.  Later���������In  the case this afternoon,  Sunny     .Tames   was   remanded   until  Monday afternoon  at 2 o'clock,   and  also'Jamas Charlie  for supplying H-  qdior  to the' Indians  who were burnt.  Davison was remanded until the saniei  date for supplying lio/or to the In-  nljans ".Iaiiies and Charlie.   James aiir.l  Charlie were   hot  in  attendance     at  the court  tcklay, but will be in attendance Mondav.  %  %  %  %  *  4'  $  %  f  i  %  I  %  4?  The  incorporation  of      the  Southern   Cross "-Copper  Mining   Company   will  l>c  aclver-"  tised  in  the British Columbia  Gazette in its next issue.  Mr.   Russell  Simpson,      the  Company*s   solicitor,   received  instructions     i\ om   Mr.   Cecil  this  morning  to   register   the  company      at  the  Provincial  Secretary'*! odice on Monday,  together with a check to cover   the corporation  expenses.  The necessary legal formalities having been gone through  it is a n.attor of but a very  short time until a force of  .hen will be at work at the  Company's inline on the West'  Coast.  J  y  Regarding the transfer of the Dar-  cey Island  lazaretto from Provincial  to   Dominion authorities,  of.    which  mention was made in the Ledger last  evening, a    Victoria exchange today  ���������saysj  Thc lazaretto at Darcey Island,  lhe maintenance of which has long  been a charge first on the city of  Victoria a������ri lattorlv an the province  of British Columbia, will, if plans  which are- now in contemplation are  carried out, he transferred entirely  to   the Dominion management.  The maintenance of  these unfortunates has never been carried out in a  satisfactory  manner.    For  years they  were visited once'in three mantlis only,   when  supplies   were   taken       to  them,  anil   other  needs   were  attended to by the medical health officer 0f  the  city  ami his s'tafT.    Later  when  provicion was made  that these qiuar-  terly   visits  should  be supplemented  fill, duty of burying their dead.  When the i������rovihee took  over     tho  lazaretto about a year  ago  the question  of attending  to  the  needs       of  these  Chinese in a more humane way  than  at present was considered,  and  the secretary of the provincial board  of     health   had under  consideration  plans   to  ameliorate  their condition.  These,  however,  have not yet   been  carried  out.    It was found  impossible to remove the survivors to William   Head   quaraltitinestatioii,   which  was one expedient  proposed, and on  the other hand no nurse <*ould be obtained  who would live on  the island  and .minister to the wants of the lepers.  Now, however, the department, o|  agriculture in the Dominion government has-the whole question under  consideration and Hon. Sydney Fisher is of the opinion that the Dominion government should take the colony over. Hon. W'm. Templeman, net  ing for the bovernment, has address-  pro-  A luimler of Chinamen found a rather gruesome' sight in a little Unn-  V.oi!ownv shack at Nanaimo yesterday' afternoon in t > form of a dead  body of. on:* of their compatriots.,  Ah Lung byi name, banging from a  raflei*. l.O'-.'ease.i lad evidently co.;.-  'in'illed suicide not long beforr ��������� found,  ar the body ,w_.s still warm. Ue  had arrived in Nanaimo-only a few  days ago from. Cumberland and was  ���������penniless and out of work and it is  believed couuniUcil .suhid.' while in a  despondent frame of mind, owing to  his misfortunes.  . ^'fefiwr'-s-rfe^ -,vr������>-'4.-.  ������������������:_0   ^fc.-P>'i-M������*.<  "INNER CIRCLE"  SECRETS HE  ��������� waif  wilds, after having seemed a nunu.cr  of miners' licenses to operate on the  fringe of the Arctic. Mr. Clifford  spent t\vi_u years in the northern coun  try arid several months ago came  oui and shipped north a large quantity of mining machinery for use, as  he said, "in case we should discover  oil."  The   route  be takes  starts  off 700  miles in a northerly direction to Dun  raven fort, and it is somewhere in tlu*  undiscovered   wilds   to   the   north   of  this Hudson's Bay po.st that Mr. Ciif  ford   "hoi.es"  to discorver  oil,  sanv  ples  of  which he exhibits and which  experts  " claim to  be of the rkhest  quality of crude oil   known   to exist  on the continent.  Voyageurs who have had occasion  to visit the northern wilds in the  direction tal en by Mr. Clifford state  (hat Mierc are oil indications in all  parts and in plates samples of asphalt  have been discovered.  Piospectors would <iave looked for  oil ui this distiict before, mit owin?J  to the gieat distance which it is situated from civilization, the products  of the Tithest wells would/Lb of little use there if disco.-ered. However  the route map of thc Crand Trunk  Pacific, Canada's new trans-continental railway, shows that the main  line will nm within a comparatively  short distance of these oil ficldsV  which are said to be far richer thap  those of Southern Alberta, where sev  erul gushers have been struck which  flow over a thousand barrels per day.  In the district where Mr. Clifford  strange stories of mineral wealth are  constantly being broueJit down hv  the lone tappers who eke out a living in various ways ' hundreds of  miles from thc usual tracks of iiviii-  vation.^Ono trapper tells of a band  of Indians who camped on the edge of  a small creek. On the bottom cf  this creo!c tlicy noticed something  white and glistening, but when thev  tried i,> dip some of it out it ran off  their hands li'c water- thinking tlu-  water was Inn'nftetl, by a vvendn^o,  they at once bro'*e camp, and nothing wi.l induce them to visit the  spot aga.n or even toll w.*ere it is  located.  Another tribe tells of a huge, cave  iu a rbe'-'-faeed mountain which is  lined with some bright yellow metal  but owing (o the fact that one of  the" Indians was crushed lie re by fall  ;ng rock they also believe-wendigo  naunts  tlie place.  A   Terrific Wind Storm at   Meridean  C.juses Less of Life and  IProperty  Two Hundred  People Were Seriously Injured-Fire Follows  Cyclone ,  New Orleans, March 3.���������Special" minutes. The Western Union Telc-  tclegraphic.udviees from ���������*���������> 'ridian say _>'"aph Co., also suffered great dam-  that 100 people perished in the tor- afee. The wires were down between  nado yesterday, and 200 Here serious {Atlanta, Birmingham, Memphis and  ly  injured. other   places and it is  impossible  to  rVla., Muich 3.���������A'long dis-  Mohile  tanee telephone message to the "Item," fiom Meridian, Mhss., says a cy  clone accompanied by heavy rain  struck .that city ibis evening <at G.;.0  o'clock. ' Tho storm centre was in  the houthcrn portion of the city and  pai tieuiarly luavy along Fr0nt street,  one of the principal streets 0f the  I own. Nearly    -eveiy     ���������hoiis������on  Front      st!c?i    is     reported  to have  been'demolished. &  The Armour packing plant, from  which this message is received, is  the only building left standing and  the roof of this is gone. A ihe,  hi*ol e out in the ruins and despite  the heavy rainfalls flames wore burning fiercely wh-cn the message was  .ent. A iiumLer of bodies are said  to have been in the   ruins.     The city  is  in     total     darkness,  the lighting   McINNES LEAVES FOR OTTAWA  . lant being put, out of .business.     The I - t> ������������������  ���������ycl(,ne  did     severe damage at other!    Victoria,  March  3.���������(Special)i���������Mr.  ;oints     adjacent to Meridian and all   Wm.   Sloan, M.P., and Governor Mc-  -rains from here  are delayed  several  Innes  left  this morning for Ottawa.  secure communication with the strid;  cii city.  Birmingham, March 3.���������The last report received at the Io<-'al office of the  Postal said the loss of life in, Meridian was very heavy.  Mobile, March 3.���������A private long  distance message received from Merc-  diah says the fire is raging in the  devastated district. The work of  the lescuer's is going bravely on but  owing to all lights being ,out lanterns  and candles are being used and work  is necessarily, slow. It is thought  that 150 bodies are in tfe wreckage  The depots is one of. the buildings  blown away. The telegraph wires  are still down between 'Meredian and  Mobile and other points.  rUR SEAL ON  WEST COAST  Steamer Queen  City,  which arrived  in  Victoria     yesterday morning from  . ape     Scott, and    way ports of the  .vest    eoasi    of     Vancouver Island  orought    new,     ih"t a   fur seal  wa*  illed on the  a    isooi'a  Swum, ,a  ..rst  Poise,  Iduho,  man  will say  Varch 2.���������Te f-'tates-  in the. niorninSv " ' ho.  Statesman is atithoriv.ed to announce  that Steve .Adams, arrested at  llaines, Oregon, on V'e-I.. '2(1, in eon-  neclion with . the Slo ���������iienbi.-rg assasi-  nai-ion  has   made a full  and sweeping  by  fortnig_itly  trips      from  Sidney  when any pressing requirements were ' od the"following-lettei>uto the  met by the officer of the little colo-   vincial  secretary:  ny of afflicted men were relieved from j    Hon. F. J.  Fulton,' Provincial Seethe sad, and to them literally   pain-   retary, ���������Parliament Buildings, Victor  ia.'���������My   dear   Mr.   I'ullon���������I  am  authorized  by   my  colleagues, of the Dominion   nOv.eriuiM'Ut   to  propose  that  the maintenance of the leper colony  on Darcey Island shall   in future   be  a charbe   on   theDoniiiiion^iTvernnient,  and      that    the   entire, man^'-nPment  thereof lie lalflen over by the Ottawa  authorities.    For   that   purpose       it  will    be   necessary- that the' present  site tot thc colony of Darcey be-transferred,  pending il-s occupancy as     a  la/.;:i*etto to the D:onvinion.  1  shall   be  pleased   to t������lk   this mat  ter over with yourself and colleagues  before my departure for Ottawa, and  will  i>e   very glad to come to an ar  place  as  speedily  as   possible.  The  cost   of   maintenance has hith-  lerto been.aibout $1,000 a year, hut it  is understood thai the Dominion government are prepared  ti expend  $5.-  ' 000 if necessary in order to provide  ' great.r  comfort  and attention  to the  I    Yours very truly,.  W. TEMPLEMAN.  confession.  is  far    more  important,  than   the one  made    by    Hairy   On-hard.      This   is  the    statement      made hy -laim'S   Met  ���������'I'artla'<d,      the    famous dvteilive,   in  the    presence   of      Governor   Gooding  and .1.   H.  lii.wlev,  who is in charge  of   the   prosecution.      Jir.  Tvk-I'aitlaiul  added  that      Adams     cuiifissed   fully  and exactly*     corroborated   the state-  nivnt    made    by     Orchard    at every  point,   touched   upon  by   both.      Moreover   Mr.  Mel'arthuid  continued,   Adams knows     far more of the working  of   the    "in..?r  circle"     than   Orchard  did  and     was  able  to  give a mass of  details   that  Orchard's  confession   did  not cover.     Tin j confession of  Ad urns  be said,     eorrohoraletl   that   given by  Orchard ,. in' o. cry     point-   connected  with  the assassinaiion  of    Ex-Governor   Sl'*cni"ii.l-ei*g.      Adams,   however,  was not at Caldw-.11  at the time  of  the assassinatii li,     nor  w;ls Orchar  ,._   at the   time  of    the   unsuccessful   at  tempt, in,    Novi-mler.      Tho man  wlr  assisted   Orchard   on the   latter  occasion as    set    forth in  Orchard's con-  fe-rsion,   w.is   .lack     Sinvpl.ins.      Still  another    statement    made by the detective   was   that   Adams'   confession  gave tilw itetails of ^ larire nuirfbr of  murders    that    were   not' referred to  in   any banner by Orchard.     It was  ASK DOWAGER  TO ABDICATE  .Seattle, IVJarcl. 2.���������Before the imperial high Chinese commissioner'-,  leit Seattle, a ]>etition signed by the  Chinese reform societies oi ronlanu,  Seattle and Vancouver was presented to them, asking for the abdication of the impress Dowager and the  restoration of the throne to the Em-  peior. The Commissioner.s promised  to submit the petition the Hie I'.m-  ])i*e!--s, probably rendering it upon  their return to China. In (the peti  tioii the  fact is  recited  that the Em-  beach near >5ootka 'jiy  Tiidiaii iiamiKl "Boat  lew days ago. ThU is the  ease on record of a fur seal ever being seen to Wr en any beach  other than the home rookeries of St.  ���������Paul and St. Gcprge island, of Beh-  r'uvg -scaf .Tho animal was a cow  seal and. of the same class-as. thos,**  wlucli make-their home on the Priby .  oil'..roup. The Indian who killed the  (���������r-bcarer was going along the beach  in search: of wreckage���������the place is  not far from where the King David  drove ashore on Bajo- point���������and he  heard a (lowing behind him. Whop,  tuned  he-    saw a large c0w seal  lie  .h.Hud.'.'rm."    (oi  the  ti;'e  v a.;er.  killed   tie an'mia  is on  record  THE CRISIS  IN CHINA  San Francisco, March 2.���������William  Hancock, for the past 31 years ' j"  resident of China,.-and a commissioner of customs there, arrived hereon  thc liner Hcng Kong on his way to  England. Sceak/ing last night of the  .situation  in China he said:  "The principal cause of the present  unsettled conditions are the dissatisfaction  in   southern   China  over  the  indemnity  to be paid to  fereign countries resulting     from  the. Boxer ov. -  rages which occurred in northern Chi  na. "The outrageous treatment      accorded  to  the wealthy  King family  of China by a custom officer in Boston  when he and his  family were en  route  from   England to  China      by0..  way  of this country.    King-and   his  the  his  stcond   confession peror.has  reached  a mature, ate   and  is competent to   rr.lc over his jieopie.  has been reduced to writing, signed  iiiul acknowledged. It was a volutin ther stated that the confession  miiioKS -docunient covering a greaier  field and in moi''- detail than, that by  Orchard, lie tells of the secret workings of the. Western Federation. It  was announced by the Governor, Mr.  ITawley, and Mr. HcPartland, that  while the}* thought these facts should  he given ��������� to the public there would be-  no further information giton out or  hinted at respecting his confession.   o   The  Nanaimo  High School   won the  football   match this afternoon, defeat  ing   the     homers  1-0.  The one  i^oal  was converted from a penalty .kick.  A Viennese, whose larynx was cut  ... it for cancer, has invented a speaking apparatus made of a rubber pipe  fitted with artificial vocal cords,  which he inserts in his throat when  he wishes to jspcak. He spoke before the Vianese Medical society at  its last meetingv The voice is a high  falsetto, but what he said was easily  understood.  lahnily were treated ,as. ordinary cool--  ies and the head of the family was  furious over the matter. I think he  was the real instigator of the boycott.  "Yuen     Shi Kai,  viceroy of Chili  province, had done all he could .    to  ���������stamp   out   the boycott,   but no  one  can do much when  once public indignation     is aroused  in that country.  Things are very apt to become seri-  peace again reigns.     In  various  provinces   the Chinese are on  the eve of a serious uprising and    it  is hard   to tell to  what ^.ngths they-  will go."  \V.  S.   Allen, /Canton ag-ent for    a  (lour company, who arrived yesterday  said  the situation   in.China  is very  serious.  "The  principal element in the agitation   over   there   is  the   newspaper  A  heavy swell  agitation,"    he said.      "The  Chinese  newspapers  have progressed  wonder-  ihe shore, high above  'faking a stone, lit.  No other case  of fur seals landing at  :.thei places on the northwest coast  jf America than the rookeries of the  Pribylofl's.  News  -was    also     received .by  -teamer Queen City of the narrow'is  cape from wreck of a large,, .full-rig-1 ous \iC,fryrc  ned sailing ship in the vicinity of  Iks-quoit on Monday last. 'lhc ship  had evidently been blown on the  coast from the vicinity of the entrance to the straits during the heavy southeast gale which prevailed  on Sunday last when the steamer  ('men City was obliged to turn back  when |.rc.eee<lin������- toward Cape Scott  aud run mio Winter Harbor at  Qiiutsiiio fo'* shelter  fullv.  Thev are at  last alive to   th|  was   setting   shoreward   following   the  southeast   gale of      the  previous day,  when   the settlers  at Ileso,uoit motie-f general  situation  of  affairs  through-  ed  the ship  in     danger  in  the  bight   out  the world and they are becomdng  heuveen  i.oinL.  Sidney Inlet and Tlcsr.uoit  11, seemed for a time thnt  it would be impossible for those on  board to prevent, the... wreck of the vessel, but after manoeuvoring for a day  in the bight, with dilliculty keeping  o*it of tl.'? breakers, the vessel was  worked off shore toward night.  A  cargo    inspection  n-ureau  will  in  all   probability he   established   in   the  near future by the Pacific C0ast Lv.ri  her   Manufact urcrs'   Associaticn.      A  move  of   this     nature has long been  expected,    and the   first, decisive  step  was taken yesterday at a meeting of  ' the   cargo   committee   ot the  association   held   in   Seattle.     This  bureau  ���������will .represent   an  outlay   of  $150,000  1 per     year   anil   will v* run on a mu-  ; tual     protection basis by the Pacific  ' Coast Mills.     It will especially tend  ' to protect mills operating in western  Washington.  a powerful   weapon.    It  has        been  charged that they are being controlled by the :  Japanese, but I have   no  evidence   of  it. The   whole- movement  seems  to me a Chinese upheaval,  national  in scope.   It  is  foolish to s^y  the boycott or the reform movement  in     general is weakening.    It would  be more correct to say it is just Beginning.   I think the    whole trouMe  could be     compromised by  allowing  U.c coolies access  to the Philippines  and  Hawaii."  Mr.   Allen  was recalled  from China  on account of the paralysis of     the  firm's Chinese business since the Boycott.  The most curious vegetable in the  world is the truffle, since it has- neither roots, stem, flowers, leaves nor  seeds. In somt parts dogs and pigs  are trained to dig for it, the animals  being guided   by their  sense  of smell.  ���������% DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  Vmblished    every day except Sanday.  Birr        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  ,    OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ���������0  cents   a  month;    *5  per  year   in  Advance.     Advertising rates on application.  SATURDAY,   ' MARCH '3,   1900'  .^*.ISft'5������2���������������tgiQSlfIf������ffiIfffI^".  ~ DAVI������ SPENCER������������������- ������_  (Nanaimo) Ltd"  DETAILS  OF GREAT  FIRE 1-S TOKYO  Yokohama.- Thc Japan, Times remarks thai there is Van, old'saying  that there is a "hinoo urn a," (year  of the fire hoi.se, once every sixty  ' years, and ' it i.s marked by , the prevalence of destructive   fires.   '      ."  The "old wives" had .a-grim-satis,  faction in the verification of their  saying as evidi-nced by Tuesday's  devastating  outbreak.      '   ,  The fire occurred  in the midst of a  densely      packed      mass   of Uicpooiui'  ela"-s of dwellin'gs mid shops.     There  -were  also   many   teuem-jnis  and   lodging hou-sefs o<-cupicd by the h umblest  ranks ,of the workmen. There had '���������!.. en  a   brisk     northwesterly ��������� wind .during,  the night     and     towards morning it-  was  "half a gale,"   'lhe'Are'began-ti  little after  midnight,  flic-cause 'being'  some   accident;     and the flame's soon  got a good ho'd and   .verc, raging an'1  spreading     fiercely    m the high wind  hefo-'-'c the fire engines came.   The (he  brigade niton    did  their best to check  the advance   of the flames,   but there  ���������was   s'o little   water obtainable that  the  men  were hopelessly "handicapped  for some     time.     Nevertheless, thei''  untiring'     efforts      proved', ultimately  > successful, anil by about three o'clock  thc conflagration  was completely  extinguished. .���������_,���������'."-���������  Portions      of four streets,had  been  destroyed.     Four hundred  and thirty  four houses     and five go-downs were  entirely   .'destroyed       and * thirty-ono  dwellings  partially' destroyed.   These  i.inklings,     however,   were mostly of  little ���������  importance,    the only notable  exceptions    foeing, tho   Ko.u.'C temple  and  weaving factory.  '  '- While fighting the fire Mr. UdagaWa  of the  fire   brigade headquarters;  Mi ���������  Kawada,    chief of   th^ fifth company  of the fire brigade, and a few firemen  were     more or   less serkuislyiujured.  Two    men   who wore living in one of  lhc illfated inns wore seriously injured,      lla.ing    no  relatives  or friends'  to Car<! for  them they wcrc-sen't--to'-a-  hospital.     During the  morning about  150  persons     who had beon rendered  homeless   and   destitute     by tihe fire  , had to he     provided with provisions  by the     ward authorities, .a primary  school  being turned  into a temporarv  refuge.  ���������_- .. .  o .���������___���������'���������'-������������������--������������������--'  ���������ORROWED PLUMES.  Andrew D. White's _irst diplomatic  ���������xperiemce was as an attache at".St.  Petersburg at the time of the Crimean war. The war,brought to Russia many American  adventurers.  "One man  who  came out   with superb  plans,"  Mr. White says,  "had a  militia' colonel's commission and the  full uniform  of a major general.     At  Irst  h������ hesitated   to  clothe himself  4* all his glory,  and  therefore   went  trough  a process  of evolution,    heft inn ing first   with   apart*  of his  uniform,  and then adding more as   his  ���������mirage rose.  "During this process be .became the  standing joke of St. Petersburg,' but  Hater, when he had emerged inr full  ���������and final splendor, he .became a man  'ffl'mar-k; indeed, so much so "that-serious difficulties arose. Throughout  ffte city arj various corps de garde,  ���������Jid tlie sentinel on duty before each  ������f these, while allowed merely to  present arms to an officer of lower  *Vil*, must, whensver he catches sight*{  91 a, general  officer, call out the   en  **'S������������.*.'->������*'-'i-������*.''S--������^^^  DO YOU KNOW  I'  KEITH'S KONOUERER? I  S."*^.������*^.<-_l ^.'������m������-;^'4-*^.''*-"������.'aV.-f.< *m*;*������ ���������_*^-������_*^r������.fe-������.''fe������.'fe-������  It's an American Gentleman's Shoe.      It's a   Shoe that has a  world     wide reputation.   It is represented by tke largest Skoe  Dealers in the United  States and Canada.  Wc have secured the agency for Nanaimo aad Victeria, aad if  .tiio judgment of tkousjinds  of  Shoe  Buyers  is to be considered we've got one of the finest Shoes foi* Ot,  comtort,  style  and  durabbty  that  is  made.  We've just opened, up our Spring Stock��������� you'll flad s������nie extreme siyhs, but if they are ".KEITH'S KONQUEREK"  you'll  find   them right.  They come in Patent Colt,.Vici. Kid���������Velour Calf, Black Kid,  C.un Mi-'tal ^alf mid vljlon-d Calf,  Different lasts and1 widths'in  Oxfords.  Bluchers aad  Ralniarala  The prices arc:���������  $5.oo, $5.50, and $6.00 _  W.   COBUR.N.  t-.i--.~tm  WM. MUNSIE, President  ���������"ridr'p'rione^b.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd  MILLS   AT   PIDDICK   AND   LAD YSMITH-Sbi nates   a  Special  ���������Manufacturer*     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber. Lath*.  Shingles. Mouldings, Etc.. of the Best Quality.  and   Kiln   nrW   Mooring;    and   FialeWmr     Lataker   t>    8tac������  Reasoned  cTWC   3Y  TALKS���������-  AS  L9V9 TO VS   AS   A.\ YW*E.  IF  YOW ARE PAYING  CASH FOR YOUR   MEAT  Y6WR   MLLARS  W  ! ILL   G������   FWRTHER   IF   YOU   BUY FROM  US   Qyy g������ash Prices Cannsf Be Beaten ���������  PANNELL   &    PLASKET  dire'guard to present aims,  with the  beating of drums.  "Here   our American'  was   a source  Of much  difficulty,  for  whenever  any  ���������entinol caught  s ght of his  gorgeous  jfiaulcts   in  the distance thc     guard  was instantly  called,  arms   -were prc-  lented    and drums heaten,   much   to  ������_he:; delight of our  friend,   but even  ���������3B*e to the disgust  of  the  general*  _������f  the    Russian  army  and  to  ���������    the  rroops,    who    thus  rendered   al-surd  Homage nndfoundtherrsclvcs       taking  part in something like a hit  of com-j  ic opern."   o   HAY, GRAIN and  FARM PRODUtf  Orders will be eeliTered anywhere  in the city proa.etly and at the lo-v  est possible pricea.  Leave orders at ���������kriatie'a, 01. tt������  Esplanai*.  James Warnoclr  NOTICE.  On landing in Australia our hiv������  hee. industriously collected quantities  of honey. Finding, however, that  there was no winter such as we have  in England, it gave up laying in i  stores Its morals are corrupted, for  it is no longer husy, but leads a butterfly life.���������Exchange.  _ ,0 .  A very honest ,man and a very good  understanding may he deceit- ed by a  l'nave.  ALWAYS      KEEPS        CHAMBERLAINS   REMEDY   IN 1HS   1101'SE  "We   would  not he   without  (ham-  From     this date the uuaersigned  . will  not  be responsible fei  any indebtedness     incurred except on      ������  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland  Maehin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION & BEVEL  OPMENT CO., LT1.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria. B. C. Mav 18th. UM.  STF.AM  1IKATK0  W.U.I.   F������RNI-J1I������1  R������fi������MS  BAR SDI'PUED WITH    Ll :  WINKS, LIQUORS. CIG4.R!-*  ABBOT  A. J. McMDRTRJE, Proprietor  D HOTEL  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  LADYSMITH, B. C  Good tables aud jood  Rooms  PORTLAND  1AVIB HYNB6, Propsiete*  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  Board aad lodging $1.60 par day.  This  Hotel has   been completely  [i renovated.  HOTEL  JOHN TFA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied with the  Best   Wines, 1st Avenue *.-*.  Liquors and Cigars.  Ladyamitb B.C.  -v-*"9  fr**-**-"  ENTS  f ..aV.CE AS TO PATENTABILITY  V Notice in " luventive Age "  DESIGNS  TRADE-MARKS  AND COPYRIGHTS  OETAINED;  FREE  i.crlain's Cough  Remedy.     Tt  is l*pi j.      L"elters stricuycont.dent._-    { E. G. SIGGEBS. Patent Lawyer, Washington, D. C.  Book "How to obtain Patent*"  Ofuzrgcs moderate. No fee till patent Is secured  _" ' "    tlal.  Address^  on    hand   continually   in  our  lvome,"  says W. \V. .Kearney, editor of the In  dependent,    Lowry   City,  JMo.      Thai  is  iust, what cvciv lanulv should do.j    .,,       .     _,   .      ,    , .   ...        .  , J    , ,      , , * ,      ���������    ,     , l>   It's   pleasant     taste    and   prompt  When kept at   laud readv fur  instant . ,    .-,,      , .   .  .   .    ,,      .  1 - cures have, made Cham.. Jr-rlain s Coii|_;h  A   FAVORITE   REMEDY  FOR   15At  | BIES  j>  It's   pleasant     taste    and  use, a   cold   may he   checked ,at tlie  outset and cured in nu'icli less lime  than after it has^hecome settled in  tho system.' This remedy is also  without a peer for croup in children,  and will prevt-nt ihe atiack when giv  en as socn- as the child becomes  hoarse, or even after the croupy  rough appears, which can he -done only when the remedy is kept ait haiwl.  For sale )>y Ladysmith Pharmacy. -.."  Remedy a favorite with the mothers  of small    children.     It quickly cures  : their coughs    and colds  and prevents  any  danger     of pneumonia or   other  serious     eoiv'-.e.iucnees.       It not only  cures croup,   but when given as soon  , as the croupy cough appears will pre  , vent  lhe attack.    ,    For sale by Ladysmith Pharmacy.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also language0 ^drawiug in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aud water ' colors, pianoforte and voeal lessons giv-  *.n in classes or individually.  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All  work guaranteed, and at reason  able ratea.  RBSI-DENtE AN������ OFFI������E  GatacreSt. Ladysmith  l OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Best accommodation  tor  transient  \nd permanent boarders and lodgers.  OR AND       HOTEL  This new  Hotel  has been comlort-  aMy  furnished and  the bar Is  up-to-  d������te.  wvds.  Rates J1.00 a day    and'    ap-  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  ���������talaaaa* ^-: :-��������� ;-: --: T^T������m!tfc  ���������THE JONES HOTEL I   WHITE   COOK���������  and   WHITE   LABOR   Employed Only  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Raltr ������1.25 ai.d$l.iO���������  Fr������e bus to ftllsteainbo.it landings ������nd  rstilwav depots.    El������*erric can wry livt  minutes to all parte ot   tha nity..  H������  tuid table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,    -  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  tsquimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  Time Table No. 57  -'i:raii,-i faara L-tiyamita for Victoria  and  all   intermediate statioas    at  9.1i aai. aaily., aaa at 4.������0 a.ai. ������������������   YTednesda. s,     Sat-irdays   and   iJu������-  4ays.  Traiat lea*i .Ladysaiitk  for Well iigton  and  all; ihtermediace stations  at 11.57 a._a.  aaiif, ami  at 6.W  a. ia.   aa  V.'edii������ days,  Saturdays     and  Sundays. ������������������ ��������� ���������>.  Exckrsion Tickets  ���������-"    . ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  gead far gaitig jaaraejr Saturdays and Sundays, return ug not later than  t_V������ faliawmg U������������Aay. ,    BBSiJ.J...     .   ��������� l .  ��������� 3feamerJoan-���������  I "*' I   ' "-" ���������.-! |.Ii.v >.  Sails fraw  Larfysuitfc  for Vaaco uver every Saturday at C.09 a.m. and  returatac sails iKmmi, Vaacaurar     far    Ladysmith at 2.3i) p.m.  '  Car. Fart mutt ������������������verameat' Stteots.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  D.st.   Fit. & Pass. Agt.  THC eOMfORTAaiZ WAV. ���������  T������ FERNIE,   B. C.  Real l|M Read Op  9 p.m. !>.. V'<*T������"������* Arr. 4.00 p. m.  I.Mf?itt.'[,T.. Saattl* Arr. 9.00 a.at.  ������.ai 9'. ml Arr. -B������ereU Arr. 7.3������ ������*"  ,9.30 a. ra. Arr. 6POKANI. Arr 7.4S P ������  *.25 p.������ Arr.   aca-wrd   Arr 12.30 p. w.  I.i*   p. m.Ar.    Bike   Arr. 10:42 a.m.  f.o* |_._o. .Arr.,: Peraie   l.v.f.sj a   ta.  , ONE NIGHT  . T��������� ail KjMtfaay PaiaU  TWO   NIGHTS  .   Ta , W.iaipeg a������i St. Paul  Close C������aaacti*_-e  For     Ckioaf*. Toroavta,  Maatreal; and  Alt Points Cast & West  AcetyleM   .Lighted  . Cars.  , Faaa'iiy 'Taiitist .Sleepers.  - I*a>ace ,$teept*(. Cars  Bfdiac ;  Cats (Meals a  la  ,Cart������).  Library. Oliaarvatioa     Cars  Thraugi."*  tickets aBd bag-  gaia'clieeU. to an points.  Steamship Tickets  Far tickets, naps, bertha  reservat*������a8    and complete  inferniatfoB'' call on or ad-  ���������JrfBH.   ',"   '  8. C. Yerka*  A.O.R.A.  ���������  Seattle'   *  ������  E. R. Stephea  G.A.G.N. Ry  Vietaria. B.C.  (HaR Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-      Ladysmith  ft I  OALEi  ft3B*������  Leads TSieni    AH  in:quallty  R.P.RITHET,  I & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA,  .-::������������������   -    -*. :���������B.C.  Under New Managmerit  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  Jas. R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  Commercial  Mens'  headquarters.  Modern and     Strictly First Clots:  fire Proof     Buildiag.     *      ���������:.;;  WANTED���������By     Chicaga     yfkalesale  house,  special represeatative (_������an er  ... < ���������  woman) for each province ia Ga"ada-|  Salary $20 90 , aad. expeases paid"  weekly. Expense nioaey advaaced.  Business successful; pasitian peraaa-  neut. No investmeat required; Previous  experieaae aat assential te ch--  gagin-g.  '���������' ' ,'���������:.;  Address Maaager, 132 .Lake. Street.,.  Chicago, IH-,  U.S.A.  TSON'S  DEE  "KTTV  file Cream of Scotch Wkiskies-  'S BAY GO,  Sole  Agents for B.  C.  UEN  TH6CITYMR  R. Williamson Prop  >st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  X^i  M. J. HENRYS  NURSERIES,   IREEN-  HOUSES AMD SEED  HOUSES  ��������� M10 Wwtaiinster Road,  VlNOOlTVE������,  Beadqu^cttra far���������  PACIFICGaOWiT&ar...... field  aaalltwar5BEOS r.';)v  ���������''Wf |i������teiWttc������_i:;;-;;:: ���������"'';:���������  Large ;atoclc   of Heme  ;; ������wwi.^Rl. IT aud fRT7'  :.' ^Nimm^AL '���������_.; trees  :Mff ���������' aaa tared for Spriag.  fit e������l������*iK8, loss . er  d������-  ' lay ol ftftoigatioa or i&-  .^pectiaa.r  Let mm priee your list  before plact_������E your   or-  der." Griewhause Plants,  : Fi#ral' f������a������lias*e������, FartiK-  zers,0������t*...  3������ll \TeBta__tnstar R-������ad.  VANCSUVER, B. C.  Z������<2������  PAINTINQ,       J������APEkMANai|NO  ������������������������������������' ETC.; ::;  Wark dene properly and at    rlo-M  prices.      A full Hat of Wall    Paper,  t-nd Paiater's Suppfiee   Restdeaoe an  Raberte Straet  .     J.-���������...SMITH.   Fro:  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.    .!  I PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Worlds at  LADYSMITH,  c.  /  tIBAi ������FFICE  DUNCANS STATION, CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  Vancouver Island, B. 0, General Manager.  If you llke-^���������  A  smaetli,  easy  shava,  aa avaa,  well-flnisiad     beard triai, a good  baMi, or a stylish Hair-cat-  Toa will je te  UDYSMITH SHAVING  PA8I0RS  HI������H STREET.  TICKET OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yates Sts.  VICTORIA, B   C  I ���������Transcontinental���������  i���������Trains Daily���������-i  ONE    IS    Til 10      "NORTH  COAST  LIMITED "  _���������  ���������Tiie electric ���������lighted train to  the East. ,  Ticlicts on sale 1oi all Eastern and Southern points at  LOWEST Rates. Up-to-data  Pullman and Tourist Slccpera  on all trains. Diniiijg Car  ������������������������������������eivica Unsurpassed.  Stcamsliip Tickets on sale to  | and from all   European Points.  Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  For further  particulars 'call  or    write      thc olHcc.   'Phone  Altiin -IT'S.  A. 'D.-   Charlton,   A.G.P.A.,  N.P.,   Portliind, Cie.  E.  E.     Blackwood,  general  agent, Victoria, B.  C. 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'''  Caafaotloaary ������t aB klade.  0������lara iakaa far Paatriae ta be 4e-  liTaraa at aay %im������.  ���������aplaypaat Acaacy.  ..Dea era in  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladyamith. B.C  Mjtnnfact������r������ri of tin Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOM  None bu   Waiom tabar   Kmplayed  fl; J. BOOTH, Prop       J|  Dr.  Dier ca������  be fouicl at  any time  at his ������fice aa.  IiWni ������-t.  Nia  ilor*-  tal   work  i* gi  -*ra_i.U������4_   t������  ke  favt-  ���������lsiee  ana  ratae  aaasoaabla  at.  HILBERT  I  1  I P.JU-J,-.^-..^.-  THE DAILY(!tEDGER  B������a  T'lriir"*"'���������-'  ��������� -r ������������������J-*~i--M-*"i-  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  r  flan uf act urers of th*  BE  In  British Columbia ?  Lager  Beer   and Porter.     Guaranteed   Brew  ftdfrom the Best Canadian Malt   Run   Hops   |  ���������nil': rooming; cannon.  "Speaking of privates and Major  Cciiera������s,"said' tlie Sengeaiit, "theie  was the case of myscll and famous  T | General Thomas M. Anderson. The  Oencral enlisted as a privale in* the  Guthrie (Jrays, or . Sixth Ohio, in  April,   1881.    I enlisted  about       the  f  T  .t  'jliini what I iliih-l. of him.'  '.'���������'I'regarded my .lllionis friend with  so'inc'.suspicion,, but when wc came  to where Grant was standing with  his h-.uid,i in his poelcts, while the  people in tour raul.-s hied by him., a  little country ^irl passed under I hi.  .vo|)e sti't'ti'lied in ironl of the General, jccitcd ('.out   in   a fori oi'person-  same time in Colonel  Guthrie's First j al  iiiKpectii n  for half a minute,  then  hands from  me Geneial  kiss.".!   ���������'���������  Kentucky.   Anderson  in  lesis  than     ti . look one of  month   was  given'a commission     in j the  p<ic et,   kissi".!   it- m  a caressing  the   regular cavalry,   later was trans i way, and j-ut it hick into tlvepoclco:  fei-rcd   to the regular  infantry,  came j with a satisfied, 'tender, toverciFt loo  oi't  of Nib war a Caplain,  was a Col- I on ncr .luce,    Tiie'iJcniTa! -J.-ive'u  onel in 181*8, was ,n *'f.'rf:.v (.enteral jdown on hei with a <_,'-eer smile on  in the war of that! year, and was hi-, lae-e and sand tjaiietly, 'Here, l  relirrd .as a Mriivadier   General Wf the   will .shake hands   with you   if 1    die  ���������I'������������������!��������� ������������������!������������������������������������������������������  I  t  -������������������������������������������������  LAO'SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  t  *������������������������������  PIANOS,  ORUANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     rtlKNITURI   MOVED PROMPTLY  A  ND SAFELY.        Stables in the rear of the Lai. ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  A. J. WASKET, PROP  ������-*.������:-*..���������.���������-��������� ������������������������������������������������������-���������-4 ���������������������������  .��������� ���������������������������������������������>��������� ++*A  '������������������������������������*'  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Ifade to order aiyi Repaired at short    notice.   Drill Sharpened by  t.  ���������rays gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  SHipsmitYiing    in   al*    It������   branches  Horseshoers an I Genera! Blacksmitiis.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street '-      -    -     -  Ladysmith, e <  legiil.ii* army in  1001.  "1,      on  the other  hand,  remuiined  with  my regiment  Ci\il   war,  carried  | foL  it. .What   i.s your  name?" v.'..  thousand pioplc, within  [.nil cheered'a:  take   the l'ittl*  "Thirl \  to  lhc end of  the ' seeing'distance,  yelltd  a rifle   for nearly  ! they saw  the  General  four  years,   and  was  mustered  out a  girl's hand  and lower his head       tt'.-  sergeant,   went, 'imo' )>i'������sine.sK   at  the   her face.    In   the mid.st of  the cheer  nig my IU-iouis friend leaned for war  on the ro| e and, holding out his  hand, said:  '-..-.mc,  Sis, _|;i\.c mc thii  I  close of  the war  and  succeeded only  fairly  well.   Nearly forty .-years  aftei  our  niusler  I met Gercral   Anderson  at a reception here yn Chicago       ami  was hcs-hating a'nout   speaking or  ol<|  times     when      the  general   took   the  matter     in  his    own h.uul.s,   saying:  'Tlie Colonel  tells  nie that you were  in the  old  First 'Kentucky  regiment  I remember it     very  well,  Mid      because   I was  in  the Sixth   Ohio,       1  watched  vour regiment  through    the  war.   Some  of your  officers  ca.ne to ]  thu regular service, and through them jgnte of ii iwajj;on  I kept up my acquaintance.  It warms ,-curried   a rail,   and  f  m  m  $PHONE 66  *      LIVERY, BOARDING AND \  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS   WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  Express  LIGHT TEAMING  Wori and time fv>r S'us  SEE J:' KEMP.   OR LEAVE    ORDERS   WITH  - W. CARTER,-  my  heart to meet any  of   the      old  boys."  "This  was as unexpected as it was  gratifying,  and  I felt, very  much    at  i'iisc /vith my old acquaintance of the  Sixth' Ohio.-���������The .General, made  reference   to his'uncle,   General  Robert  Anderson,  hy   whose  advice he went  into  the regular service.  He said'he  rcinemfit-red just.'how the First Kentucky   looped     when   it was    formed  Avithout' uniforms. or arms   to  receive.  Major  Anderson when he came west.  He saj.i   tlie  Major   was very  _knuch  touched   when  he was  tohl   that  hundreds of Ohio men nod enlisted       in  the  Kentucky   regiment   in   tlie.  belief  that he was   to  lm-vo  personal    command  ol   the  ..rieacle.   I  don't  tnow  how     General   Anderson   would   meet  an  enlisted   man   of any   ...ne of       his  regiments in   the regular  sjr.ice, but  I 1-now that      in meeting an enlisted  man of the old volunteer tunny      he  left nothing to  he desired."  "That   reminds  mc,"said   the.  Major,  "bf my  meeting  with a mcinbcr  of the  TwentjMirst   Illinois  in   1 SOS  orjisfi.i. /M'e were CowfinW. toward  the     stairway    near   which, General  Grant  was sl-amling,   when   the  Illinois   r������;an   sa;id   impnllJcmlly,   ''Psish  ahead, man;   I want.   to> set  a   g>.ml  look ;U   the little cuss who heat our  rcgimi-iit into share th:: first war of  the w;ir.  lie lamed  us vby   marching  us acioss  the country  and  hy .dis'i-  plining every  man who 'disol ...yed orders,   i'ic was our Colonel  then.,  and  how we cursed  him   for  his  persist -  ance. in  I.eati.ig us  into shapel"  Now,  here ho is   the  biggest   man   in       tbe  whole couhirv  and"! .want,   to      tell  FIRST AVENUE  W. SILER.  GENEKAL hXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY   fu  Leafe orders at the Abbotsford.  ORDER  OF  UNITED   ANCIENT  DRUIDS  Meets   m the 1' 0. 0 ,F. Hail, La-  Weiiingtoa Grove  No: 4 U.  A.  0. D  (ysmith,    f*e   Second   and     fourth  WedHaSiUys of each month, ceimner.e-  ^ PHONE     6-0  Laayamitk Teaipie No:  5  Ratliboae  Sisters meats at the Oddfellows' hall  __ad  aad"iik Tueaaay  at  7.30  p.m.  24rs.  Kate Tate secretary.  AFFLICTED  WITH RIIEUMATISI-I  ...-'I was and --am yet afflcted with  rheumatism.;','.,says Mr. J. C. Kayue,  editor of the Herald, Addington,- Indian 'Isrritorv., :'l.but;than! s to Cham  ���������herlainV^. Pain Ualinam able once  mbre to attend.to business. It is the  best of linaments." ,\I1 troubled  ! with. rheumatism-'.'' give Pain Balm a  H  1/  hiiiiil.'    Tlie girl, bewildered,   iriod to  obey orders, and as  the Twenty-first  man caught hold of the hand and the'  General   fliiidied '(it   had  been '.shaken  10,(M)()  Limes   that  day),   Hie' private  of the     Twenty-first .suid,  witli. ���������. a  chuckle:   'That's alt   right,   General. I  will  handle  it  as   1 would  a sick  ba-  ijy.   1 belonged to your old reg'iSjiMMif.  You  lied  mc  lile  a mule to  the eini  Another  time       I  I cussed  you    up  and   down  in  a whisper.'  '���������The  General, looked  annoyed,  anil  raised  his._������������������.,,     .o  those of  (leneral  Wilcax,   in   coniniand   of  thc  special  "iiaril.    Wilcox was" raising his hand  as a signal   of interference when  thc  Iilinoisan,   still   caressing  the haml,  said,  with  another  chuckle:   'That's  rii/t, General-    You made,  a man   of  mc, aii<i 1 never went into a fight 'hut.  what 1 tho'ight of you and. wan led to  tell  yo..i that   I was  trying   to'iic    a  ^-ood soldier.   I dime Ip tell  you this  loday. and,  by   George, 4 have done  it.   (iraiit's hand closed on   the hand  of the other, and he  said. "1 am- very  glad  youxspo!*e   to  inc.   I a.ni a,ways  pjliwl to sec  (he  r.oys  of th?. old icgi-  iiv.-nt ,C* 1 iin.> over.\ And Private .lohn  crossid   lhe  rone  and  stood   |>y    the  side of the Lieu tenant General ,as the  thousands nuirc-hrd  by."  ii_r Wadaatdav. 13th..  1905. ���������.....,               . .....,.,.       .  Voting Drutds     are invited to at-   trial and- you are certain to be mme  -b ..  -., *        than������������������ ideased    with the prompt rcliet  .*cm:*-/ wliich.. it. affords."'One .'application rc-  Uy Order. i lieves the  pain.     For sale by Laily-  TTM. RAFTER, Reef Secty.  smith Pliarnmcy. '.  PATRICK BURK. N.  A.  J. PIERGY & GO.  Mftnufactururs Of.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,     ^  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  VICTORIA, B. 0.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WAST MINING  REGULATIONS.  C������al��������� Coal  laada   may   k������  iiurehas-  ed at $10 aar aora for soft coal   aad  jat   foir  aatkraaita.   Not  _aere   tkan  3_lt aerec aaa Im aafalrad by aae la-  aiTidwal sr aoaipaay.   Rayalty  i__ im*  rata    of tea Mats par tan ml  __,8fl������  pauada    ahall      ha aallactad oa  tk*  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted, upon payment ia advance ol  J..iO per annum for as individual,  aad (ram (59 te U0������ per aimuui for  a company, according to capital.  A trae miner, having a uncovered  mineral ia place, may locati. a claim  1,100 x l.iOO (eat. Tke leo for re-  carding a claim is $5.M  At least $1M must, be exaeudod on  tke claim each year or paid ta tlr  niaiug rtcoraer ia lieu tkeruof. Wiien  $310 kac baea axpandad ar pale, tho  locator may, upan having a surrey  aaade, and apoa complying with other requiremeata, parchase tbe land at  SI an acre.  Tke (latest provides far the pay-  meat af a rayal'ty af 2$ par seat oa  tke, aalaa; .  PLACER auning elairas geaerally  are 100 feet aqaare; rn.trj fee ������6, rt-  aewaMe yearly.  A free ataer May akt_i.ia  twa leases  ta  dreaga   for  gold   at   ivo iail*i-  aack for aUra of twaaty years,  ru-  atwable at tke ieecretiaa of the Minister af the Interior.  The lesaee akaJI kara a aredge in  ���������paration within osa lesson from the  date of tlie lease fer each lift niilss.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of riTar leased. Royalty at tku r������t#  at 3^ par eent collected oa tke ������H_t-  pat after It exeeeds $10,000.  TT. W. CORY,  Deputy of  the Minister  of  the  In  'ixlor. ���������'..,;  Any  Kind  of  Job  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  I  Office  1st Avenue  EARN CASH  In Your Leisure Time  If you could start at once in a business which would add a good round  sum to your present earning-..���������without    INVESTING    A   DOLLAR���������wouldn't  you do  it?  Well, we are willing' to start you in  a profitable business and we don't ask.  you to put up any kind of a������dolls_r.  Our proposition is this: We will  ahip you the Chatham Incubator. and  Brooder, freight prepaid, and  You  Pay   No  Gash  Until  After 1906 Harvest.  Poultry raising pays.  People who tell you that, there is no  money in raising chicks may have tried  to make money in the business by using  setting hens as hatchers, and they,  might as well have tried to locate a  gold mine in the cabbage patch. The  business of a hen is���������to lay eggs. As  a hatcher vand brooder she is outclassed. That's the business of the  Chatham Incubator and Brooder, and  they do 't perfectly and successfully.  The poultry business, properly conducted, pays far better than any other  business for the amount of time and  money invested.  Thousands of poultry-raisers���������men  and women all over Canada and the  United States���������have proved to their  satisfaction that it is profitable to raise  chicks with the  ^r  No. 2���������120 Eggs  No. 3���������240 Eggs  CHATHAM INCUBATOR  AND BROODER.  "Yours is th������ first Incubator I havo  used, and 1 wish to stiito 1 hud 5'J  chicks out of 52 Cfftrs. This was my  ili-st lot: truly a VM per cont. liutcli.  J inn well pleased with my incubator  mill hroortor. 'i'lioa. McNauohton,  Chilli wack, B.C."  "My first hatch came off. I cot  170 lino chiel-H from 1SI0 esgs. ^ ho  can boat that for tho llrsL trial, and  no oarly in tho sprint,, i am well  pleased with incubator, and if 1  could not ifet another money could  not buy it from me. Every farmer  should havo a Xo. 3 Chatham liu-u-  biitor.-i.*. YV. 1UMS-VV, Uunuvillo,  Out."  "Tho incubator you furnished mo  works exceedingly well. It is easily  opoi-atod, anil only needs about 10  mhuitos  attention  every day.   It, i  McOuFfiB, .Moos.- Jaw, Assa. j  The Chatham Incubator and Brooder  i.������ honestly constructed. There is no  humbug about it. Every inch of material  is thoroughly tested, the machine is  built on right principles, the insulation  is perfect, thermometer reliable, and  the workmanship the best.  The Chatham Incubator and Brooder  is simple as well as scientific in construction���������a woman or girl can operate  the machine in their leisure moments.  You pay us no cash until after 1906  harvest.  Send us your narnis and address on  a post card to-day.  Wo can supply J*������" quickly froni our  distributing- warehouses at Caluary..bran���������  d.-m, Kef-Tina, Winnipeg, New��������� V. estinmster,  B.C..Montreal,Halifax.Chatham. Address  all correspondence to Chatham. AU  'thz Manson Campbell Co.,limited  Dcpt.15 ACHATHAIW. CANADA  Factories at CujltH-IM, O.N*T.,and Detroit.  Let us quote you prices  on a fiood Fanning Mill  or good Farm Scale.  "FAIR  PLAY."  "Gil   up."  It .was   in 18fi'l,(lown   in  front    of  Grant's arniy,   says a writer  in the  Grand  Army  Seniihel, aiid I was    a  mile or so outside of-tlie Unioii Pick-  .els. liay.ing been'" out on the scout. In  ina' ing  my way hack  1 had  been foi-  I owttl 'pretty closely by a half dozen  Confederates,  and   had  eluded  them:  by  hidiii-nr. ia a thickiet.      After     an  hour'sj, rest I was creeping  alonfc or  lands' and  Knees  toward the- nearest  eld fence, when the above cpmmaift'  eiiflied   my  ears,  and. a, "rob" ..stejv-  cd   into    view  from  behind  a large  tree. '.'.���������     ':'.'/.,'.'.' ,     '.,'"  .'���������';')'aiik,  of course?"he queried,    as  ���������c   loolyt������l: me oyer,  holding   his  ear  ine ready for a shot.  J   nodded in  the affirmative. -  ���������'How ..are. you heeled?"        ���������  I had my navy revolver .in my, b'eit-  iK-1 1 showed it to him.    :  He threw 'down nis cafbane/,   drew  navy "froim his  own' belt, and, com  *.g quite close To mc, he'said:     <  ,' "Yank,  one'" of us has got .to die! A  week ago some of you'iis set the cabin afire and turnc.:! my poor old in0lh  .t out in   the fields to  take sickiann  Me-   I -swoive en  her grave to kill  thirst Yank- J could draw'bead on, ami  ou're my meat."  .   "Are you going-lo   shoot'a .iris-ui  -r down  in cold  blood?"  "That ain't Silus Curtis��������� not 'miieli  it's  ten  pace*���������-one���������two���������three���������lire.  Vou shall ha\e fair ulay."  '���������'You mean thai, we shajl  ligJit   n  duel."  ".���������Sorter one. I expect you to sho.-t  it me .-hkI miss, and I'll shoot at  /on and i put a ball through your  lead. I'm no bushwhacker to shoot  l iimn down without a.show, hut I'm  dead certain to kill you all the  .same.-"  We bucked  away  from  rach  O'lher.  The   woods   were   fairly   open,     and  when we hadr thirty feet between us  there  was  no obstruction to de/lect a  j.illet or annoy the eye.  "All rcadv,   Yank?"  "Yes."  "I'll he fa-ir. You may do the  counting., (jood-bye lo you, for I'm  a dead shot." ,  "Oik.���������two-tlircc���������lire!"  'i'lu; two pistols niiade one rejiort,  l^iit as the noise filled my ears 1  went- down. I weis bewildered.���������.liolf  iiiic'onseioiis���������but realized that I was  hurt.  ".Shoo,     now,   b"t  I just raked his  seal p."   1   heaid 'the man say,   as ho  bent o\>er  me.   ' Say, Yank, we must  have another shot.    You cu(( powerful close to my car, and  niayil:*-       1  dodged a hit.    Coune,   fair play,     ye  know-"  I  tried to raise np,  but fell  back ,  and at that moment two bushwahek-  ers pushed out of the wo.(-,ds and fanio  running,    .up.    I heard   loud   UilMng,  oaths,' threats ami a bin let  from    a  pistol  tore through the cloth on my  shoulder. ���������.���������Then. I inusfc.havi:  fainted,  for. th-e next .thing -,-L..reniciiiji;er' was  pf-..l-'i!iis     carried     on  a man's   hack.  through'' the .woods.    When hi; felt'me  moving he laid  me down aiid asked:  "Say,   Yank, how fur  is it to your  lines?"  'fAbout' a mile, from 'where we  fought."  ''Straioht. north?"  "Yes."  "Hecause those bushwhackers was  bent on i.-iliiiig you, and, to see fair  play, ���������! had to plant 'cm both, iHeck-  en 1 hain't no more business in the  Confederacy after this. Kockon Uncle  .S._ni won't he any the. wuss on in?  nor JcIT Davis. .Yank,- kin ye hang  to mj neck?"  "Yes."  "All riajht. ���������   Keep this 'ere handkerchief  sorter   waving  as a sign-a.l to  the  pickets  anil-I'll carry  ye safe as  an ambulance." .  And, clinging to the. neck of the  man who had thirsted for my blood,  1 was soon inside the Hues, and Silas   was  explaining to  the pickets....  "i\'o, I hain't no  deserter. I've h^n .  sorter   driven   in   here   because   Sale  Curtis will see fair play if it. takes a  le..."  Jic typically British reply of the ma-  oi   that nothmg     c iuld be done, as  .hose chimes,   were "of the lirst im-  .-oitarice   to,    the   inb^llit.inls of the  -iiil'.' ������������������To    change   a   custom   would  ,e     ri_iolutiMi,    to criticise     one is  reason.     In this milter Bumingiham  s  a   quarter cent-iry  behind Phiiadel-!  >hia. whose courts compelled  a  pow-  rfui   church  corpf ration   to  be   chai-'  able     to its     neighbors and not destroy their rest     and health by too  :uch had iciisic.     A crusade aga'iwt,  hie-ago noises some \ears ago  by a  oca,!'-physician   eiici'sd   much   ridicule  :om. a   few     hardeded wretches nut  !lie'cause 'w';' .    consiilered  just  nd some goo was sr-omphshed. |  Detroit: was    conijieiled to stop tlu  read fin.,   steam    siren?  on the  nvcr  oats. and;   most c ties limit or pro-  iil-it  locomotive     noises       So  there'  .re nunieious pieced en ta foL the pies-i  nt   efl'ort    to     reduce the avoidable'  oises of our cities  A lieaithy     robust man can ignore  labitual sensations, and,  unfortunate-'  y .;s   wholly   unaware that  any   dr.ni-J  age is     being     doi e.     He may e\cn  iili'er    front     silence should he move  i.e cfiiint.ry-hot an uncommon  cause  ������������������'��������� .iiiNoimiia, '   indeed.     The sick,  the  uivaie-'cents     and    particularly, the  eivous,     are    the ones who feel the  damage, and ciy for iclief.     Petliaps  even  the children  aie silent sufi'en t_>.  Modern    'traiuspottaticn      has  ii.tio-  luced an     awful nuisance of this r.n-  ture,      which     seems     irremediable, |  tiiough     inventors  are constantly at  ivori.      to   reduce 'it to  a niinimuni.  I.c-ys are   naturally     noisy and  must  ^ct hke barbai'ians  now and then io  blow ofi steain on hoi Jay nigh:-: and '  when  their football  team  has artisli-1  crJly done i;u the enemy, ibut there it  no leason why night    should be made  Hideous at     othar    times.     By     ait  ireaiis   let  the.   crusade continue,   for  ;t might be the means of saving many  ci ���������  life     in     the balance v. hen a few  i'Cius'     quiet     sleep would turn the  .calef       It    is  a      m(attcr   which the  Uneric.i.n     civic asFociation can take  up among   its     other numerous goo-d  works.     It   s more than  a nuisance,  it- is destructive of nerve and a lnen-  oce to health, so   that phvsician-s can  iis'tiy aid   in the effoit to abate tlie  evil. ���������American Medicine.  paid to an.  pcison    who    proves   that  Sunlight S.tnp contains ;iny  injurious clicnu'c.-ils or any  0 i'orm of adulteraiion.  I'liat  an '.idle  living in glass houses is n~t  dream is shown by Frank T. '  Perkins, in his article on Modern  American glass houses." in the Technical World Magazine Mr Perkins  describes some lecenl structures of  this character in Des Moines, as follows:  i....,. i.nitdimrs were designed bv  C. P.. rOastman. a well-known architect, of Dps Moines, Iowa, whose ideas of class wall construction includes the use of rrullvwhite. oPa'f"--  cent wire glass one-quarter inch  thick, securely fixed in two,steel vertical divisions, which aTe parallel and  laced- " .'together foi thc purpose of  stiffening. These divisions are, sup-  'oorted at the floors by brackets riv-  ���������^tci .to the steel channels of the  floor ' construction. The wall thus  cousins of two glazed screens separated hy a foot of dead air space,  v'.-.i, <y*Tnrtd 'insulation' against heat  cold. or ' sound to as great an extent.  ���������>���������. woiMil a solid brick wall of thc  same thickness. The double vertical  divisions "tro spaced about four feet  apart. The two glass screens are  translucent to any degree desired, so  that, in case where windows are not  necessary for viewing the landscape,  'liey may be dispensed with aitogeth-  r. ��������� o\ ided the building would war-  rani 'in- installation of mechanical  ���������i'*iM.11 ion and heating. The exterior  rJi't'Ci .������.* that of a marble wall with  .'���������������������������'it windows."  I lev. Robt. , Irwin, who has spent  the last- sixteen veais   m   miss onatv  Sunlight  Soap  is a perfect cleaner and will  not injure anything.  Best for ail household pur'  poses. Sunlight Soap's superiority is most conspicuous in  the washing of clothes.  Common soaps destroy  the painted or varnished  surfaces of woodwork and  take the color out of clothes.  Even the daintiest linen  or lace, or the most delicate  colors may be safely washed  with Sunlight Soap in the  Sunlight way (follow directions).  Equally good with hard  or soft water.  Your money refunded by the dealer  from whom you buy Sunlight Soap if you  find any cause for complaint.  Lever Brothers Limited. Toronto  woik in Sia'm, returned from that-  country en the Dakota and is now _.t  the Talace Hotel, Seattle, where he  sj o e as follows lo a rcfoiter toi  Post-'HiU'lligiencer repaying the customs and .general situation m Siam'  "the Hiission.uy woik in Siam *s  going on steadily and well. The ]>������>  plo arc quiet and easy to deal with  but a sclbatk to the work was receded some twche years ago, wlun  the form of government was chang-Ed.  "The Siamese people aie inveterate  gan^.ns, and when they lose all they  haw they simply go out atid rob  so*ne ono, -Jut they may ha\c money  to continue their game. To _-ho*v  how"bad the situation is as compared  with ��������� that, under the: old rule, the  chief of tho province of Nan told me  that for twenty yea**S' before tho  change in government then- had iut  been a single prisoner in jail in his  pio.ince, and that aftei it had tal*tn  place the bindings lu'i I oen --o crowd  ������l that Hi?) could haulh contain the  ��������� rimiuals. While tlKre is"no organiz  ed robbery, on me is s0 common as  lo be a terrible menace to the morals  of tiie country aml the safety of the  people "'    .  THE YELLING PERIL  This, yelling peril is the new title  for the street noises which the medii-  cal profession has been protesting  against for a generation or more.  The matter has recently been discus-  -sed by lhe- Lancet in an editorial  which calls attention to the harm  done to tlie sick by avoidable noises  particularly at night. Attention is  called to the pandemonium of sounds  in American cities. Vet it is not al  all certain that this is the main  cause of the ni'voiisncss and dyspepsia wliich are assumed to be so common among Americans, thoug|i ncuroi  ogists recognize it as one cause of  nervous breakdown. The matter was  brought up by a gentleman wh*>,  while convalescent from a surgical  operation in Birmingham, was kept  awake by the painful clanging of the  chimes of the town clock every half-  hour.      Mis   request far  relief elicited  Dear Mother  Your little ones are a constant care in  Fall and Winter weather. They wilt  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh's  Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has done for so many ? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy for all  diseases of the air passages in children.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take. It is guaranteed to cure or your money  is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers in medicine sell 314  iSHILOH  This remedy should be in every household.  NOTICE  LADYSiYUTH   WATER WORKS  Consuner-s are requ������st������d t������ ������all at   the ofiee     ������n  Roberts   Street and  pay Water     Rates,  between the lOtk    and tke 2ith ������f each month.  Office Hours I P. M, 4 30  I, I BLAND  SUPERINTENDENT.  Publie  Notice  Attention Is callsd U *;he   fact that t-h������  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co,   Limited  m������.kers of  ROYAL HOUSEH OLD    FLOUR,     have for some tfme  past beei. produciig 8������ur In a   Tastly  improved and purl ft '  forna  mj tke aid of ELECTRICITY  and having s������eurtd c������������tr������l ������f    all t*������ kMi������ patent* relating thert-  t������, take this oppertuiity ot aivisiig   *��������� puhlit  fkat  a������y  oriz������4 rigtrs ������f tk������ eltctriwl   Sour pnrifyi������f proeeMe..   -.rill  ^ pij>-  ���������ecutwl.  Ogilvim TIovlt Mills Company I_ fmited  are t]b_������    only    tnitlvra ia Gammvi.% whoa������.:7i������������y  spurifiodby tks Eldstaric.Frosftss i.-.������tt_*r   THE    DAILV    T.Kr������rrr*p  LOCAL ITEMS  Miss E. Dofeon will he at the Abbotsford Hot-el' evary Saturday afternoon to give lessons in Vocal Culture. Phrasing, management and control of breath, tone productioc, efficiently taught. For particulars apply Box 12, or Phone 146, Nanaimo.'  Smoke Big B. Cigars  FOR SALE ��������� ORGAN,  Apply   at  Ilaggart's, Esplanade.  CAUSE OF  TSNNY'S DEATH  San Francisco, March 3.���������There  theories have hcen advanced in explanation, of tlie death oi Harry T-en-  nybaum, better known as Tenny, the  prue fighter who died in a' Giant  avenue 'hath ' house yesterday, nine  houis after > a giia-lling battle with  Frankie Neil. The dead boy's relatives charge that he was poisoned;  his traineis think he died, of epilepsy, and Autopsy Surgeon Kucich  de-  :    clares that  death  was  dro to. heror-  Don't     forget the usual fortnightly rhagc 0r the brain, the direct result  dance of the    City Band takes' place of   a Jilow ^ Jall^i^any ^'vere  on Saturday, March 3rd.  I  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  near the corner o- JTarry, T-enny during (his fight with Frankie. Neil heard  him' say ho was".-'"all in]' , and  wanted   to quit     in the tenth round,    hut his seconds    were hoard  to urge  Mrs.  L.  Gogo     went down to Vic-'j,jm   on,    telling him that he  would  toria this morning. (win   and    that his opponent Was1 tir-   ���������   ������������������'.-. ' ,, 'ing.   It     was   learned  that    Tenny's  Mtis's  Michic,  of this city,  Is  visit;- 'secojjets ]ia<i a .i)00l tagcthec in which  ing her sister,  Mrs.  W.   Bowes,    at': they   })laCe(l     something- like $700 as  Vancouver. jihetoii     the outcome.   '.  They ,saw  ~ ��������� I their     moiiey     fast fading away and  ��������� Win.    Beveridgo    was     a passenger tlley Sl])liri-e(l the tireti  aml \^\ j^j/  1o Nanaimo at noon today. ;,jt0  continue  the  fray, hoping against  ...     ��������� ;iiope that some ..lucky, incident might  Miss Ramsay and Miss .Cohurn were ��������� iiitcrve.it to .save  their  money.    'The  passengers    fo     Nanaimo  this after-'direct cat'sc of death   was a   hen.or-  noon.'���������      '���������$ jrhage of the brain, as announced   by  ��������� ������������������ - | Dr.   Kiicich,  ,  the  autopsy    physician  flMr.  Jos..  , Ilunter,  who arrived ;inat     the    morgue.        The hone above  ���������town yesterday, left this morning for  Teniicy's'    right     eye was "broken "hy  Victoria. j the i"ci-ce  of      Neil's blows,   and   the  " eye  itself sunk  into the  head.     Had  The ,Nanaimo-High School  Associa-_ the  little pugilist survived  vhe  force  tion   l-'ootlkill  team  arrived   from   the'of tlie blows'he would never have re  JUMBO  The Largest 25c.  TOWEL  on this Earth   There is only one  JUMBO  and we have it  25c.   EACH  Nearly  Ev  n  j  neighboring town this afternoon.  Miss Ethel Sanders, of this city,  and Miss Lizzie Gordon of Extension  made a visit through the Extension  mines with Mr? James Sharp yesterday atternoon.  gained thc sight  of the injured  eye.   o ���������  BELIEVES   IN A   I'UNCH  is the Regular  TOWEL  sold for 25c. anywhere  OUR PRICE  for  JUMBO JUN  IOR is  2Qc.   EACH  Walters &  Akenhead  IC   Mows  ^What it is to Move and Get Things  broken up.  To avoid this I have decided to sell out,my entire Stock  A Furmiture5 f vare, Di������f.es, Cooking Utensils,  at a Great Sacm . from 10 to 20Per Cent Discount for Cash Only  SHOES, SHOES,        SHOES  One   hundred Fairs of (Maplo Leaf)    MINfNC   SHOES,   with  or   without  Nails. ' . . ' " '      '  ' More than three Immdreil Pair   of   LADIES',     MENS    and      CHILDREN'S*  SHOES   will  be  sold   REGARDLESS OF COST.  TlieK  sale will  continue  from    Saturday   the 17ih until  further notice  CHAS.   PETERSON,  ���������FURNITURE STORE  5th  AVENUE & ROBERTS   Street.  vmmus "'--Hi  NEW  ARRIV  Mr. S. F. Mcintosh and Mrs. ]\lc-  Jntosh leave Ladysmith' next Week,  taking up their residence at South  "Wellington. As before stated in The  Ledger, Mr. Mcintosh has accepted a  iiosition -will, the South Wellington  Lumber Company.  AT THE  AUROTSFORD.  Pert Shaw,  Nanaimo.  Frank Morgan, Nanaimo.  Miss  E.   Dobeson,  Nanaimo.  A.  Muchiiiorc,  Vancouver.  NOTICE.  One .hundred  dollars   ($100.00)  will  .    he gi\cn   to  any   person  or   persons  ���������who  will   give sufficient,  information  to  lead to   the conviction of the person   who  killed two  cows   owned   by  tho   iinclersigoed,   on  Galiano  Island  ,   0:1 the     13th of Feliiruary. The animals  were killed   two hundred   (200)  yards    east of Portier Pass  Lighthouse.    The heads  and  hides       were  found  ljiifjcd in thc sand.  JAS  WARNOCK.   o ���������  Dave Johnson has bought two horses for his livery stable. One was  purchased from Pannell & Plaskett,  a black mare rejoicing in the name  ol" Vixen, and tbe other came from  the States. Upon its arrival the  latter was christened Electricity.  Dave is always'apace wjlh the times-.   0   Rev.  Dr.  Toiler���������I'm pleased       to  see that y_.u attend church so regularly.  Ihoipe.you have found grace.  Fargorni���������Excuse me,  but her name  is    Helen.        Ah,  there  she  is now.  Good  morning!  1 think the fellow with the wallop  is the one to be feared, writes Battling- Nelson, one of the hardest men |  who ever donned a glove. By hiat 1  mean tha pugilist, who wins this victories by the knockout route. This  style of lighter has many advantages  o\er the clevci boxer who invariably  obiains the 'decision at thc end of t  bout for his cleverness.  In tho first place the fighter always  has the boxer on the retreat, who  always has to step backward to get  away while the fighter is steadily  advancing in the natural way and  covers just half the ground.  Tins is one of the main reasons  that thfc so-called clever fellows appear to be so tired after a long battle.  In my 'recent battle with Jimmy  Brill I will ��������� venture 10 say that he  covered at least half, thc ground that  I ,did in hacking away from side to  side. The boxer,, or what is termed  the clover man, has-one advantage  over the lighter���������that is where the  bout is a short one. Send him.tlie  distance and there is just one-ending  the latter will invariably win, just  the same as a thoroughbred when'  you nialich a stake horse with a  sprinter over the Derby route.  To be successful in the. fighting  game \ 011 must be a Tighter, niid ],av.>  a. punch... When you once-establish  the name of putting up a good, bruis  ing battle-all of the fight promoters  want you, regardless of what is saic!  about; the clever lighters.  ���������������Si  are made to be advertised or boasted  about.     On the other hand, alhletics  must play a fat' more imi-ortant part  and is     much more essential than it  can   possibly    be to   any     ordinary  school.       The    average     man  walks  head erect    and lungs expanded.    Th"  Llind  man  walks  with his  head held  forward  that he may     guide himself  by the sound of the passing   football  As -a result his body must inevitably  he drawn    from   his proper  position,  while his lack of confidence in himself  prevents any  violent,exercise.and his  physical    condition     thereby  suffers.  Any    form     of athletics   which    tho  blind  may enjoy,  therefore, is doubly  welcome.     It contr.bates, to the geneial health while at the same time it  Iv ing'S     a    great   happiness into tlie  lhes of these vnfortunates.  In ..ilie regular field provided for  thc use of the b lind one will see at  cei tain hours a score of games and  contests in progress, s0 that- it is  difficult   to   realize  that  the  athletes  ������������������ " 'JJ:Z    iJk   t^'  ���������=-J  -~t/r*- p3������"!i-=  _2i������J __>  .J     ���������       ���������������������������'"���������.'/"    Diy.  j.. ('_.- i*'*-������<J__i.iA  J.]l^efi  NEWMILLINfRY  LADIES' TRIMMED HATS  LADIES' UNTRIittD HATS  and  FLOWERS  INSPECTION  INVITED���������  -'���������"������������������. .', _,       ; )  SIMON LEISER & COTtd.  OATACRE. 8T  LADYSMITH  corners Ihe CriHcs  A financial saving-  nothing huh ashes  in I'hs pah.  London, Toronto, Efoiitieal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  ��������� W, G. Fraser  v Merchant Tailor,  (ist Avenue)  Fall  Stock   on   hand. Call early an  get your choice  a  Stoves  Stoves  NOTICE  The F.sauimalt and Nanaimo Railway Company will apply lo U'.e 'pai'-  liament of Canada at it's noxt session for an Act extending'the lime  for co'miuencing and completing an  extension' of its main line to (*oino\  and the branches rcWrcd fo in it's  ii/t'-l of incorporation and ������lso empowering, the Company to construct  and operate a railway from Comox  to a point- nt or near Campbell Hiv-  ,ve  actually deprived  of th-jir' sight,   er,  also  a branch from it's mainline  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  '        O   Snnlight Soap is bettor than othor scapt  but is beet v/hen used in th# Sunlight way.  Buy Sunlight Boap and follow direction!.  TRNDKRS.  And tho work is even more remarkable. The ������������������blind athletes run and  jump and go through various drills  on. the horizontal bars: i'<a the open  they fly kites, play shinny or football, in fact there are amazingly few  branches of athletics closed  to them.  And   in    many of these contests the  The piiblicc wants to s',.-e toe" fight-1'work    of*     the   blind  athletes will be  ors who^ finish their arguments by a  sleep producer and leave no ground  for doubt. I found Aiirelia Herrera  and Yo.mg Cori.clt to he the hardest  punchers. Abe Atkdl, tbe cleverest  firitt as game as any of them, h,ut  with.no steam behind his blows.  compared   very   favorably   with  sirui-  ir work by ordinary athletes.  at   or    near     Duncans via- Cowiehan  Valley   to,. Alberni,    also a     branch  from a  point at  or  neat Comox* via  Cuniberland   south westerly  to   Alberni    Canal    and      giviag   the  Conipanvl  general      powers  to construct branch ;  linss and   for other- ])urpo������es.  Dated  at Victoria this  Mth day  of '  December,  1!)fl;>.  ������'     \V.  F.   RALlSBI-RY,     .  .Secretary E.  &. N. Rv. ���������  TH.VDKRS  arc  herein*  can led ,for to  be dirocir-d  lo and sent Jii to thc un-  detsigncd   before ]\Iaich   loth   for  the,  removal of a barn from ihe alleyway  to the front part of '��������� the same lot, to  put  on  a  good,   suJi-jtaanl-iaJ   fptihvja-  tion. ;The lowest or  any iteiulcr'not  necessarily accepted.   For particulars  of removal and  foundation-  see,  1).: JOHNSON.  We   are making them oijthe Newest ������ Pattern and Latest  Styles. 1  yWE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  Our PricM ������r������ Reasona hie  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  I arid at Lsdysmilh^Hardware? Company  LADYSHITH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO., LTD.         NOTICE  Notiic is    hereby, given that I will! t'he. city hall, .a������d imyite  tlleir  COMMERCIAL HOP  Mrt. a>4 MRS. T. J. THOMAS, I ������������������  ���������I    Mount Srck-sr H������tel,  and  of  Palaoe Hatei,  N-taaiM*,  liar*  chased -tfc������.- ;'.���������  -^COMMEFtCIAL HOTEL-���������  ���������n Douglasi Str^t1; VictWria, ���������ppesii  old  BLIND EXCEL IN SPORT  ������   ������   ������"  Leave Your  Order Ear^r  ADAM  Despite their obvioiv. handicap tho  blind are capable of coni]ieting iu a  remarkable variety of athletic con  tests, says a New York exchange. By  depending upon their delicate sense ol  hearing and their alertness, many of  them may not even excel. The results  which have been accomplished of a'-o  ���������in such training arc little less i.ui>  m.irvr.'ous. ' ).c  work   vl.-in'   i1t~o  lines at  the     Pennsylvania   Institute  for tin. .blind      is especially a ease  in  I point, although   the endeavor  to  thus  j brighten  the lives of the blind   is'.-o-m  I "ion   to     many similar institutions.  The specialized school for thc blind at  I'verhronk,     near   Philadelphia,   it   is  safe to say, leads all similar institutions in  the United  States, if not in  the world.  Athleficsholds, in some respects, ev  '���������n a more important place in the life  of Ihis school for the blind than in  an omiriary college. This -������_>rk i.s in  no sense spccta<:uiar; it, i<. not iiil-'inl-  od   to  attract   spectators;   no   records  FREE PICTU  not-he responsible for any.; debts' contracted in ,my name without a written order signed  by me.  JOHN   GOGO.    :  T.adysmith,-i\rurch 2,  .1906.  If there   is anything  you    want in  Uie  Drug or patent medicine line you  ���������will   find   it at    the Ladysmith   DruK  Store. "  MATRONS ANi FRIENDS TO VIS  IT THEM WHEN IN VICTORIA. : ���������'-. :  After this date the price for bread  delivered at my Customers' houses  will be FIVE CENTS per loaf��������� 20  loaves for a dollar. 3Ut read is  guaranteed the best made. Shops  ru������ by white help should receive  white peoples' patronage so long a_s  ther are properly conducted. 1 solicit a trial us your Baker.  C.  K.  UOClI.li.  THE WELLINGTON BAK'lRY  MUSIC  OUR PREMIUM LIST  will tell you I how to  get lots of Handsome  Pictures in exchange  for���������   ���������   ���������   ���������   ���������  CHURCH NOTICES  IE  i  "  n * i^f"'*-1  Ask your Grocer .for a Catalogue  SO   -V EARS'  EXF'SfviENCE-  Trade Marks  Designp  copvrights &2.  Anyone Hcndliig .1 skeloli nntl descrlntlon na<  quickly iiscertain our oiiiiilna free -wlm-licr .'iii  Invention Is probnl.ly pntoiituble. Communlpa-  tlonnatrlctlyconfldon.lal. irundbnokon E-j._<.n_s  nentfree. OlileBt nuancy forpocurlii(;|)ut.oiilH.  Patents taken tliroutrh lUunn & Co. rocolve  tpectal notice, without chiireo, in tlio  mencam  _. hnndsnmoly lllnslmted weekly. Lnrfrest circulation tif any Belentlilc! Joui-mil. Terms. J*) a  rear: four morvtbs, $1.  Sold by_> .1 nen-arlciilors  ~~"M ������ Co.3(5lBroad^ Urn YorP  '.Inmcli Urllco. '.5.'. *f SI-- \ViivI>I/i_i('iii  >>. V.  Wc have just', received     from the4 East a large shiprnen.t of  LADIES' HAND BAGS  They are the NEATEST BAGS we have ' ever   shown   and   of  LATEST   FASHION. ��������� i    . |  PRICES FROM $1  to $5  Call  in   and See  Them  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Rev.R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������-11  a.m.  Evening  service���������7.'30   p.m.  Evening   Service���������7   p.m.  Bible study class, Wednesday evening  at  7.30.  CHURCH OF ENGLAND.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  Children's   Sunday  School���������2.30.  Evening service and sermon���������7 p.m.  ���������'METHODIST CHURCH.  Rev. W.  C. Schlichter, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a. m.  ... Evening Service���������7 p.m.  BROOKS'  PHOTOGRAPH    STUDIO  Is Again Open  VICTORIA   CRESCENT     opposite Fire Hall.  o, B. C.  rs-rrr>  EXCELLENT  Train Service  ���������CTWCCN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, I0ST0N,  An* the PrUclnl Bu-lieM Canters ������f  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  ALSB TO BUFFALO, NEW YORK ANB  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIABARA FALLS.  Fer Tlae Tkklei. etc, >Mr������ii  CIEO. W. VAUX,  AseltUBt ���������������o,l rtM-mc*** tad Ticket Aceat,  I IB ADAM* ST.. OMie*������������. IU.  Pianoforte and . Vocal Music thoroughly taught ny .Frank G. AsbtOH.:0_.  the Guildhall'School and Trinity College; of Music, London, England.  Pupil of the latu Thomas Wing^iam,  Mus. Doc, :0rga������ist., Brom.ptoii,  Oratory. London. ;  Mr. Ashton is now resident in Ladysmith and prepared' to take pupils . Harmony and Tbe������ry a Spe  cialtv. Terms,, etc., oa application.  O'.  BOX 223. ���������'.-''-'  Prescriptions fdl*d jiromptly at lh������  Ladysmith Pharmacy.  M. R. S1MPS0H  '���������' Solicitor,   I5te.  Money  to    Loan  he\M  the  -r__r~_i-_a:i :ra_a.-_r^  B.;FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    XXX      Ladysmith,  B. C  Get  Your  M COLONIST  -at-  Notice  A HOWE.EpfCHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately.-': run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH AIIFULLiUNE OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  ���������}���������        r4;Sfi)f* ge a f pecislty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  Phoae 90  k_n____-__M___nMeaaaH>������iinHHMaM_____M_-i__-___BeMnii^  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  KNIGHT'S BOOK STORE  ��������� Open Between-���������  12 and i  Enough on Hand to Supply Everyon  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDNG  Orders  Promptly   Executed;  LADYSsVIITrt  .ft fit ** _M  -I.

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