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Array n    " ML:   K  JL  Ladyshith  ���������% ���������;  .-**    *  5   '"j      MAR 14 190:.-   ;   %*>  lr*-' f'* Vi-Trt  vot:  MONDAY. MARCH 13, 1905.  LADYSMITH WINS FIRST|BACKSLIDING OF--HGH'HSSIU <DBEITEB IN  MITCH  IfllH NANAIMO INB.  C. CUP COMPE  ^ TITION  DEFEAT      VISITORS  XESDKIUUI,  '   ���������       8 ������  \  con-  Ladysmith 8; Nanaimo, 0.  Thus stood  the score at the  fclusion of the first Association foot-  jball game in the B.C. cup competi-  i-*tion     yesterday afternoon.   As the  above score would indicate, the visitors were altogether outclassed by  the home boys, Ladysinith won and  deserved so to do, for in nearly every respect her players were decidedly     superior to those of* Nanaimo,  who     seemed to lack strength, and  staying powers, and whose combina-  |tion was most ragged.  The    play of tho, Ladysmith    men  yesterday was at times exceedingly  pretty and clever, which only tends  to show what can  be accomplished  by,continual practice.   In the match  a week ago,  the combination of  the  men was  very  poor,   whereas  [yesterday, it was in many stages of  'the game almost     perfect. Altogeth-  the      playing of -the Ladysmith  ���������men,  especially  the forwards,     was  ���������excellent  throughout  the game.  **  The first half of the match     was  fjirery   ' interesting, and.the play     a  HE   GETS TIRED CF  -r?BElft.G A CHRISTIAN  AND GOES BACK  TO  WORSHIP THE  DEVIL  Indianapolis, March 13.  A 'despatch  from Huntington, Ind., says: ( The ex-  ecutne committee of thc missionary  board     of tho    United Brctluen in  "!.���������;'.. t :.-.s cropped from the rolls of  thc church Daniel- Flickinger  Wilber-  force,     a native    African,  who was  brought  to  this  country as  a child,  and after being educated wb,s returned by the board to his old tribe as a  missionary.  It is charged by the board that after a service of 25 years as a mission  ary the" negro missionary had been lur  ed back to heathenism ���������ami 'become  chief of his old tribe of devil worship  fiers, and has contracted plural marriages in Uhe wilds of Africa.  Nearly 50 yeais ago Daniel KunJer  Flickinger,    then ��������� secretary of the  board, was in West Africa on missionary  work.    While visiting a congregation    an announcement was made  that a male child Iliad  been born    in.  the village.    Ihe host of. blickinger,  a Christian,    named, the hoy  Daniel  Flickinger Wilberforce."'  Twelve    years    later the boy had  been brought to A'moriia and      Dr.  SIXT1T MEN TELL OF  ESCAPING CZARS  ENEMY  THE IT WERE FORCED  TOTHEFROVrBI  COSSACKS  ([great deal    -more even than that nf I ���������~",  b"������  " '"  be second half i������������������ which  thetome!-"��������� Fhckene3r "^ercd him a,t the mis  Iplayers had pretty nearly all    their  [own way, simply walking round the  ^visitors.  [; In the first half only one goal was  -cored to the credit of Ladysmith.  At the     kick-off Nanaimo's centre  sent the ball down to the Ladysmith  goal, and the visitors kept in    that  vicinity for some time, occasionally  nutting  it very     near  the scoring  Eventually Salmon "got it to  pine  Rhc. other end of the field and passed  ���������neatly to Sanderson, who, with'     a  3rctty shot, sent it straight to the  ;oal:   The-keeper, however, was too  Ejuick,  and  sent  the ball a distance  |lown ., thc     field.   It was speedily*  Drought     back, 'and for some time  (vas kept very near the line, where  here was a general mix-up, in    due  ourse of  which  the visiting"-* ceotre  Teverly took the pigskin from    the  jome     forwards,'    and with a rush,  fook it to the other end .of the field,  lhaking a hard shot for goal,  wliich  Iras-neatly stopped by Leahy.  ''After this     the ball   was taken to  le  opposita end of thc field and the  j.adysniith men kept it near their op-  libnent's   goal for a considerable length of     time.   Sanderson and Adam  fere  in good form, the former making some splendid long shots.   In the  |rst. half he    was playing thc prettiest game of the whole aggregation,  Ind   although none of his shots were  phverted, ;  soma of them came very  jear. the goal.   Occasionally Graham  Ind   Robinson,   for the visitrs, came  lit well     and rushed the ball in fine  |.rm    to ���������''tihe goal/but all to no ef-  lit,; the home back were impassable  T|*d the   play was soon worked back  { the other end of the field:  Unfortunately,   towards the end.of  c first half, and just before the first  ore-, Longridge,     who had been do  g good   work for the visitors, was  rt and    obliged to  leave th3 field.  rnaimo     felt his loss keenly for ho  d been showing wonderful strength  roiighout     the game.   After he re-  ied     the ball was continually kept  , the visitor's goal, and on several  casions   was vary nearly put in by  nderson and Adam.     After a time  Nanaimo's edgari down to centre,  Lore   a    fierce struggb took place  (eiitually     Adam  got the leather,  [1 ivith a splendid rush he and San-  :spn passing rapidly, one toi anoth-  took it up the field, bearing down  ; obstacles,     Adam     sending   it  t.dugh with a  neat, clean shot,  fetween this and     half time    the  ;.y. was  pretty geneiral  and     very  rep.    Farmer and  Rosenwell doing  itty     work for the visiting     for-  Trds.    By     thc time the whistle  |:nded     no further score had been  |de.  sionaiy house in New York. He took  "him to Day ton and he was sent to  school, through college and later to a  medical school at Cleveland. lie married a negress a,t Dayton and the two  went to Africa to do missionary  work among the old triba from which  YVilberforce came.      '''>/'  Later the family returned to    this  country     and     Wilberforco lectured  throughout thc central states.     His  four  children���������two  sons   and     ��������� two  daughters���������attended   "Central  collage  here.   The sons are    still in      this  country, one at Ottcrbein college and  the other in,the Dayton high school.  Wilberforce returned to Africa     and  the board has been informed of his return to heathenism    and    its accompanying    plural  marriages, together  with his becoming chief of tlie tribe.  The  venerable  Dr." Flickinger is much  depressed over the backsliding of his  protege,  but sanctions the action^ of  the board.  ������������������������������������o   New York,  March   13.���������The Herald  says:   Sixty  Russians  who  told     a'  thrilling story  of  how   they had  escaped     from   tho   Czar's   army   and  found'their way to this country, are  being cared for at  the Hebrew shelter house,   in  East   Broadway,   until  i they can find  homes elsewhere. They  'arrived here Friday on  the steamer  G.eorty,      of the  Austrian   American  line  sailing  from   Trieste   two weeks  ago;   All were residents of Zimtom-  era, in Kief, and they left large families  behind  when   thev  were imprisoned into the Russian Army.  Unexpectedly,  one    morning,  more  than  two months  ago  a body of Cossacks swooped down upon their town  and   at  sabre      points   forced  1,200  men to leave  their  homes and start  for the front.   Two of the men, El-  yias and Moses  Wilenisky,   brothers,  were among the wealthiest men   of  the town, and said that all their pro  perty was confiscated and  their families left in destitution.  They    were  formerly paint  manufacturers,     and  as_ the brothers were  taken      from  their desks  more  than 150 of   their  employees  were  driven  along     with  them.'  Six of them escaped,  and are  among the party which arrived here.  One  of thc  brothers  said  13,000 rubles was taken from his safe by the  Cossacks.  "Time was not given  us  to     say  goqjLbj'e to our families,"  said'Moses- Wilcntsky.     In\other  years   all  men  who had served  for three years  in   the army  or   had   large   families,  were exempt from  the military service'. . The brothers   said   that  after  they had-been taken out cf town   ty  the Cossacks ��������� they were put  in      a  train and started for St. Peters-burg.  Although closely   guarded,      many  :uniped tlnough the car windows, sev  oral  of whom  were  killed.    Several  got  away*  at  railroad  stations,   and  others were shot  as  they fled.   Out  of 1,200, about 200  escaped,  and   of  this     number sixty reached  Trieste  and  obtained   passage" for  America. '  KUROPATKIN'S  FATAL MISTAKE  Russians Were  Outmanouvered  at Every Point by Japa'*  nese Generals  Recent  PRICE4 FIVE GENTS  ������ Tokio,   March   12.���������Thcf  ar-  J.mics on thc    Shakhc quarter  ��������� reported  up to Sunday [morn-  ��������� ing the following approximate  9 /it> ii res, which arc s til lb* in-  r creasing.                            {i  ��������� Prisoners, ��������� over   40,000;   in-  ��������� eluding   Major  General  Nach-  r ���������    ���������=* ,     ]  y    III OS. J  ��������� "iussian corpses  on the field  I   26,000. '       w  Other      Russian   casualties,  1 90,000. :  . Troops, two ensigns, "60 guns,  ��������� 150,000  rifles,  150  ammunition  wagons,     1,000 army wagons,  2,00,000       shells,      25,000,000   '.  shots  for  rifles,   74,000 "busn- '  els  of grain,  materials     for    <  light   ��������� railroad  for 46 iniles,   *  300  wagons  for  light  roads,    i  2,000 horses, 23 Chinese carts  <  full      of  maps,   1,000 Chinese  carts  full  of clothing,  1,000,-  000     portions of bread, ���������iuU,-  000,000   pounds   of  fuel, '223,-  000     bushels of horse allowances,   and   125,000  pounds  of  hav.  Disaster to    Kuropatkin  Revives Talk of Peace in  St Petersburg  (Associated' Press Despatches.)  n the future. It is certain, howcv- /position to the government's policy,  er, that Russia has as yet made no At home the^elements which are  movement. Har confusion st.ll reigns fcryin������ to force the E^c-r's hand  .    Jt    , . ,        .   , , ,.    ��������� ..would employ either horn of the    de-  in the higher circles and the Emperor i,  not yet  decided  that  it must  has  yield.   Nevertheless,  the peace party  has been greatly strengthened, and is-  now taking the position that to   attempt to continue tha war will only  cause additional complications'    and  lemma selected, whether , peace or a  continuation of the war, to press for  the granting of a real constitution  They declare the government is now  in a corner from which there is noes-  cape without the support of the people.     There is reason to believe that  ���������������������������������������������   *���������������������������������������������*������������������������  St. Petersburg, March 13.���������(1.2/ p.  m.)���������The announcement made in the  name of the government, in; the face  of thc overwhelming disaster'suffered  by General Kuropatkin, that a frash  army would be raised and the war  proceed, and the haughty attitude as-  *  thy of consideration  - But some of the Emperor's advisors state that the government is ir;  revocably committed to the war,'  that it would be harder to stop than  to go on, and that if the Avar is indefinitely prolonged the financial re-  souiccs of Japan are sure to he exhausted before Russia's.  Thc situation is not dissimiliar to  that which prevailed at the end     of  the Crimean war, where Nicholas I.  took a sudden     decision to conclude  peace on  the  best terms  obtainable.  The eli'ect on the internal situation  sumed by Japan may, "Wter all,"   lc'of eitner alternative pro-bably    will  simply  be a-sparring'after,-position  -govern the final decision. The practi-  which is to preclude peace.    'So far  !c*1 difficulties not only in getting    a  as thc public is concerned here -cace   new ariuv to thc frcnt* but in actu"  is the only thing talked of, the'senti- .ally mobilizing it, are fully apprecia-  ment being- that if diplomacy     can   (ted     even at- the,war  office,  where  -   ��������� many officers reluctantly declare it is  idle to hope for victory under     the  dangers at home, with the chances of some of the Emperor's advisors share  success for the Russian'army ,-n the **,s opinion and are advising the bold  field of battle too remote to be wor "  now being the warring powers    into  negotiations, peace will follow.  fllany diplomatists believe that  terms . acceptable to both are only  possibb on the basis, not of ordinary  peace, bub'more in the nature of an  alliance which would distinctly define and guarantee the position of  the respective powers in the far east  present circumstances.   Another gen-  stroke of summoning a vcrtible constitution assembly, appealing to the  patriotism of the people and allowing  them to decide the question of peace  or war.  NEARING   TIE   PASS.  Tie Pass, March 13.���������The'Russians  are nearing their Tie Pass positions.  The   Japanese  detachments  continue j  a Northwest movement from Mukden.  MUCH BOOTY TAKEN.  Tokio,  March  13.���������������������������(11  a.m.)���������The  army headquarters makes the following     announcement]  "All our forces  have  advanced   north   pursuing     the  enemy in all directions, and inflictingi  heavy damage and they have also def  feated the enemy, who attempted resistance at various points.   Our forces have completely cleared the enemy     out of    the districts 25 miles  north of Mukden and on Sunday were"-,  !  London, March J3.���������The St.  Petersburg   correspondent    of  the Times says General Kuropatkin  has asked  the Empcr-  or-s gracious  permission     to  hand over   his   command,   alleging that     he-is in urgent  need of-    physical and mental  rest.  A later despatch from St-  Pclersburg says Kuropatkin's  resignation  will  be accepted.  Japan  has   twice  approach- ,  ed Russia on the;subject    of <  peace  negotiations,   but     in ��������� *  each case  the proposal  failed  because Japan demanded     an  indemnity  and  a pledge    that  Russia    -would not keep warships in the Pacific    for    25   m  years. 9  A despatch from St. Peters- J  ���������burg,  dated  at  2.10 a.m.  to-   ���������  day says: "The immediate an-  T  swer  of, the  Russian  govern-   +  ment to the 'defeat at Mukden  ���������  is the announcement that    a    -  new army will be raised and  ���������  the forces in  the  far east re-   X  organized;    that Vice-Admiral  +  Rojestvensky  will   be  ordered  ^  to sail on and try conclusions   ���������  with Togo, and that he    was   ���������  ��������� will be prosectued to the bit-  ^ .  ter end. A  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  regiment, from the Vilna "district, ���������  which had been engaged in three previous wars. One Sinm'intib garrison  has arrested a paroled Russian officer from Port Arthur, who broke his  parole aid proceeded  to  Sinmintin.  still   pursuiog  them.     The Russians   A'ddi"' onaI  stores  intended  for     the  abandoned     countless carts of sup-    Russians     have been seized' at Sin-  plies and ammunition in the district  erai mobilization might set thc coun- for 13 miles from the vicinity of  try in'flames. In Poland it is an- Kaoilitum south of Chiulikotzu, west  '.bounced, another corps; will be sent of the railway and sixteen miles  to the front, the mobilization of the north of Mukden. No time has yet  last corps ordered to the war to be '. been had to count them. One of the  abandoned, owing to thc popular ov-icolors captured* belonged  to the 162  ... very few minutes after play had  [tn resumed Adam scored again for  home boys.    Ladysmith was now  WRESTLING.  Two  Feathers,   the      big      Indian  wrestler,    with     his manager, Jack  O'Neill,  after a  two months'     tour  of the middle western states, returned to, Spokane yesterday,   and     last  night arranged a match with Duncan  McMillan,     the Scotchman',  to take  place at the.;.Spokane  theatre March  22.    In their last match from the Indian -by taking one fall within     the  hour.   In the match arranged yesterday McMillan agreed to  throw  Two  Feathers     an,  even  break,  and  the  match     will be for two falls but of  three:  The" Indian has developed considerably since he was in Spokane     and  appears to be larger than over.   'I he  tour     of .the east,   from -a financial  standpoint, was a successful one. Out"  of six matches Two Feathers lost but  one  that  with the'Cuban  Wonder - in  Cincinnati.    O'Neill   said- last night  that the Indian went on the mat-notwithstanding the fact that he     was  sick at the time, and that. tli2 match  was allowed to take place because thc  advertising matter  was  out.    After  the     defeat      (he   Indian   won   H\o  straight ma tubes.    lie defeated Alc-  Cawley   in Minneapolis,   ".Uiitmore  in  St.  Paul,   Shaw  in  Mankota,  ftlinn.,  and liojjinson in St. Paul- He was also engaged in one of the theatres in  St.  Paul,  where he met all  comers  for a week. !  "The Indian has improved  wonder- !  fully since we  left Spo'. anc,"     said  Jack O'Neill last night, "and I / l.e- .  lieve that'he will'throw McMillan in  MRS. STANFORDS  FUNERAL  LIFE LOST  AT BALTIMORE  N  Remains WiSI bo Taken lo  San Francisco by tlie  Alamcriia  Honolulu, -March 13���������The mail-  room of the steamer Alamedia,  which will sail for San Francisco  next Wednesday, has been appropriately decorated for the reception of  the body of Mrs. Jane L. Stanford.  Before-;the departure, of the steamer  funeral services will he held, at  which Bishop Restarick will read the  | service. Among   the   pall-hearers  I will lie Governor Carter, United  States District Judge Dole, and David Starr Jordan, president, of the  Stanford Univcr-sity. There has not  been any new developments in the  case. '  One is Dead and Two Others ave Not Expected  to Idve  ' FREED-GRISELDA  CONCERT.  It rained     on Saturday night, but  those who     braved the elements and  attended-    Madam     Freed-Griselda's  concert were amplyrepaid.  The     gifted     vocalist was     much  handicapp-xl,   as the Opera House is  not a     suitable place     for a Prima  Donna to    sing in.   All through thc  those" who took pains to  saw 'the singer move from J  to place on tdie   stage in the ���������  vain   -endeavor     to battle with the  acoustics.   The     piano,   too, was in  I poor   shape     and but for the skilful  here 'manipulation    of Miss Farron, would  about midnight last night, a woman j have been a great triaI,to the singer  programe  observd,  place  Baltimore, March  13.���������As the  suit of a fire     which occurred ���������  ,rc-  mintin.  New York,  March   13.���������A  St.  Petersburg despatch to the Times says*  "The story of the defeat of Mukden  "The story of the defeat at Mukden  and the dreadful retreat to Tie Pass  is coming out piece-meal.  It shows  that  the Russians  were misled and  out-manoeuvred at every point. They  were     mistaken  about  the numbers  and dispositions of the "Japanese ai*-  that the Victoria!my and were misled about the direction      which  the  next  blow "would  come  from.     Yet  Kuropatkin  seems  to have at one time realized the critical nature of the situation,; for on  March 8th he began  the bradual   removal  of impedimenta.  Had he   ordered a general retreat as he intimated he  would do on that day in    a  telegram, to  the  Czar,  the disaster  might  hade  been  averted.    History  will say what influences or motives  prompted him to remain. His crown-  and hei  burned   that one child  (lied on      the.  way to the hospital: after being  brought from the burning building,  and \fhe other two : persons, are not  expected to live. Annie McCordyck,  live years old, died on her way to  the hospital. Win. McCordyck, eight  years old, will probably die, and  Mrs. J. McCordyck, 30 years old,  will probably  die.  Her  was  but it was  GOVERNMENT MAY BUY  E AND N, RAILWAY  wo children were so badly ! as well as to the audience.  ' Madam Griselda has a voice of unusual range, brilliancy and equality,  of tone throughout and it is never, at  any time, beyond her control  modulation is perfect.  Madam Griselda's opening song  "Within     Your Heart'  impossible  in the low roofed Opfra House. To  an encore she responded with"The  Land of the Leal," a song entirely  ���������different..- from, the .other, ranging  nearer the middle of her register and  showing the audience that she was  an artist of no mean order.  Tostis "Could I'  "Thy Beaming Eyes  dered   in  ASSOCIATION  It is probable  Garrison team will be up at    Ladysmith on the 19th to play   the semifinal for the Vancouver Island championship.    After this game the next  takes place at Victoria and    should  and should each team get a win   to  its credit in these two matches   tho  final    will  be played     on      neutral  grounds.     The    winning aggregation  meet Vancouver for the B. C. championship.   .;-.-'���������'.  If the local seniors keep    in such   _-.��������� _.������.,������������-  good form as they were yesterday | tbe weakneing of,the line from Fush-  they stand a chance of going to tbe un to Mukden. He apparently for-  Terminal City. Knowing how much ������ot tbat the Japanese were able to  good practice did them last week, .cross the Hun river on the ice. This  the  players should  not require   any   enabled     General Kuroki  to    break..  urging to turn out again continually  before the 19th. *  THE     SQUADRON,  Port Louise,     Island of Mauritius,  for her to give it  'ustice I^ardi  13.���������The squadron commanded  by Vice Admiral Rojestvensky was  still, at Nossible Island, off the north  west coast of the island of Madagascar, when the steamer Oxus passed  tihere March 4th. It is understood  that Rojestvensky intend-jd to remain  at Nossible until the end of April.  The crews of the Russian ships were  drilling night and day, and frequently  and McDowel's  were both ren-  a shorter time  than he did when    he   in brief, the guaranteeing of   in teres  wrestled here." -. ' nn   i,ni,j���������      .���������,.  ���������      ,,      , rr  on   Donds      for   a      Coast-Kootenav  | Victoria, B.C., March 13.���������(Spcci-  1 i-l'���������The gathering together of the  parliamentary flock took place today  and the really warm limes of the  session are approaching. The Railway policy will be brought down in  a few days, and will,  it is said,    be  t  McMillan will  he in good shape for  the match, having thrown Ole J\-a *sh  ,Wiig down and seemed entirely to here, and having .several other match-  vilderithe visitors'with their rapid cs *��������� the smaller towns,   'lhc Indian  dian and   one  or   two  of his     companions  from  the  reservation       will  give a war danc**- at one of the theatres sometime  before the match takes place. ���������Spokane Review.  road.  (  Itics.    TI12 ball scarcely ever pass-  ���������tiie home half-hacks   Whenever it  to that point Eno. Hunter     and  tjonnell, either with head or foot,  jt it flying down the field.      Two  ;e goals to     the credit of Lady-    Mi" and the visitors seemed quite 'others of the visitors came ollt wcll  ���������.erirtened,      and   the  Ladysmith'   but the inajoritv of their tcaII] failed  r'ars had pretty wcll their     own  '���������   .    Snowden,  however,   worked  [!d,  and  occasionally  one  or two  ImQ back them up. Thc score was  brought up to eight for the home  boys without difficulty.  It is hardly expected that any arrangement for the. extension of the  Esquimalt & Nanaimo road wilT be  arrived at  this session.  The railway measures of the government will, without doubt pass,  as members of the opposition as  well as of the government wi.-l favor  it.  Thc estimates will follow the railway, policy, and will be brought  down as soon as that measure is disposed of.     Expenditures  will be par  ed down very closely, but it is expected that Ladysmith, in view of  the fact that Newcastle district has  contributed, most liberally to the  Provincial Treasury and has had little in return, will be given some  consideration in the way of public  buildings.  Negotiations arc, ,,it  is     reported,  going on for  the acquirement of the  K. & N.  land grant.     It is    further J  stated that the  scholarly manner and as   engaged in rifle practice: There is no  an encore Madam Griselda gave"An  nic Laurie" fairly captivating her  audience.  'llhe other numbers on the program  were "Still Wie Dis Nacht" by Bohm  Goete' "Melisandc in the Wood",  "Arditas", "L'Estasi," and "The  Rosaryj'      by Neviimnd.   As  encores  I confirmation of the rumors current at  through the positions of the first and  fourth Siberian corps.   .       __.'",���������.'���������..���������!"-.  General  Kuropatkin  realizecl     his '_  mistake  when he heard  of.tthe capture of Kiusan on March  10th.    He  then  ordered  his  armies  to  retreat,  I but the Japanese swarmed from east  'to  west  and  placed  batteries  commanding  the line of retreat.  It was  a sauve que peut over  the plain bordering the Mandarine road. The first  fugitives      reached  Tie Pass,     forty  miles distant,  within  thirty hours.  Stacker-berg's     and        Zaruhaieff's  corps     were le,t to guard thc line  from Mukden  to Fushun.    It is feared   that  he      has captured  or   annihilated Tsherpitsky's, Bildering's and  Tamatave,  Madagascar,  to  tha effect  Topornin's  corps,   which   Kuronntkin  "Ive Something Sweet to tell You,'  "Daddy," and "Life's Lullaby".  that  the  Russians have bought      a  small island in the Indian ocean     t0  serve, as a naval base.  BISHOP RECOVERING.  Vt.  himself led in a desperate af tempt to  drive   hack   Nogi,   sustained   terrible  -Emper-  carriod in     the hall.  It would be unfair to pass the pia-  price asked  for   the  nIS*' without comment.   An accompa-  ,     , .      .     ,   <., ������������������_��������� nn/i      t+ ,������������������   +i,���������   nist, is, as a rule, looked too-much up  land is about JU,-2aO,000.     It is ��������� tlie '   , '  .      ,,   ,, .,   r  on as thc horse that nulls tha omnibus  general belief    here that if treasury    w<)   canMt     gefc ,Uong ^^ hhU|  yet wa    naturally overlook the fact.  Miss Fqrron is a gifted pianist and  Burfington,  ���������..   - ������P Arthur C. Hall, of the Episcopal  inc:singer Was happy in the choics diocese of Vermont, who underwent  of her encores as she had found out *"��������� operation for appendicitis Satur-  oarly in the evening that the more day, was resting comfortably at the  softly she    sang the better her voice   Mar.y     Fletcher hospital here today  |  losses.  St.  Petersburg, March 13.  or     Nicholas has summoned a    war  counsel  for tomorrow at which     the  ."March  13.���������Bish- j whole situation will be considered.  warrants or bonds could he given for  this grant, which will include all  minerals, timber, etc. on the land  grant, everything except the coal.  that the government would be justified in making tbe purchase for the  timber alone, should bring a very  largo amount of money, much more  than enough to buy up the grant.  The  physicians  now  confidently   expect his recovery.   o   BANKER DEAD.  Boston,* Mass., March 13.���������George  Ropes Harris, a leading banker, is  dead at his home in Brooklyn. Mr.  Harris was 67 years of age. He was  senior partner of Blake Bros. & Co.,  tist. Had Manager Nicholson been a j bankers, auditor of the C.P.R. and of  musical man there are time.*; when he , the National Bank of Commerce. He  an     able accompanist,  two qualifications seldom    found in  the same arv  would have     thought the piano was  all    right.   Both artists will he welcome in Ladysmith again.  was well known in Montreal, where  he spent much of his time,  add WAR _  Little additional  information     was  vouchsafed     at the war office today.  Goncra.1 Linvitch's army, although its  units     were scattered and confused,  got off with the fewest  losses.  Gsn-  cra! R'au'lhars was thc heaviest loser,  leaving 28,0(0 prisoners in the hands  of  the   Japanese.    Kaulbars  himself  with a remnant of his army had    a  narrow  escape.    When  the  Japanese  drove their wedge across the railroad  above Mukden he just managed     to  pull clear,    by drawing south of the  city.   According to thc latest, advices**-General  Kaulbars is dicing pursued  and has not sreceeded in extricating  himself from the mountains.   General  Meyendorff, comm:-der  of the     first  artny corps was wo,.:.(led in the shoul  der.  "-j^Ci jTy^ liy1'-* "V "feW JEffJttflTii'i^'' ip'w* *i iii7>i'JiM'iii I .ift" TT ~ mtl^ '."' . .  J
���viae   J 4 SYMC RAITtl      5 C^fE-E-1    ihe claim shall be recorded within ,
I HE LADYSMITH   :u*l��% flrioeu dalB lf local6d V]lhm ten |
Published   every  day except Sunday
and French Street.
OfT-ce corner of First Avenue
50 cents  a month;    ?5  per year   in
advance.     Advertising rates on ap
!!j"c;M*��y"C   fVi iDC��^i~'-
miles of a mining lecoi'ici's ofiics, one,
MOM) ���>"���(,  M \Ut Ii
1 !'0r>
Kiom lime liumemonal music lias
hi'ii one of the humanising inlli.cn-
us 'iniciig lhe human laces lb.\lu*-ic-
,vl lnstimnents of \aiious kinds,
fade and loiiiih, aie found in the
t<>i>il-, oi piihistouc races Ylldov.n
the inaith of tune music has accompanied the ccnt'uiies.   V u maich 'j.ai-
j/ldil'Gi.al   da\   allowed   'or  eveiy additional  ten miles  or fiailion     The Yj��OTAO  Gi'GWZi &    Imported
ice foi lecording a claim is !?o
IV     LO
war    under the  minuting mu-
At hast MOO must he e*M en'-pd
apon the claim each 3c*ni oi lv'd to
the mining recuuier m lieu therco'"
V>hen i-Ii'iO has ue n c'v. in. tided oi pan!
ihe lo.atoi 1,-av, I'pon haung a sui-
\ey math', and up n complying with
olhei rc.|.iiiciiient?, put.base tho land
��it  $1.00 an  acre.
Permission iv.iv"  be ��ianlcd by  the
.Minister   of     th-i liite.ioi   to   locate
claims Lontjin.n-- non and nici, also
coid'ci, in the "i .'ton tenitory, oi an
area not exceeding jloO acies.
'Ihe     pattnl   for   a mining location
shall  pi nude for  the pa\ ment   oi   a
Bojalty  of ii  per cent, of tlie sales
of the i io>lucls oi the location
placer il'i.mg���Manitoba and the
N W.T , excepting tne Yukon Ten i-
tor>���I'Luci mm ��g clarir.s generallv
ate 1 Hi* s itiaic, cnliy  fee,  V.>,  I'cnew-
-,n'    nf lhe     icgimental hands    ll"*v
nflcii    the     sloi\   is  lohl,  and  c <m \
tiiiu-      ',iu'""s      tilt'  blood  lo  sin ^.e in
oi,!   vi ins  m ad.iiiiaiion,  of tlie  English   Loop  on   'in- sinking   \iMi Jian
1'i'Ci,   wheie      llii'ie  v.eie onh   boats
nni'-.h   l"i   the   women   and  chihlien,
ami    the     si amen     .p fhai^e of i lie
im.i's     'lhe     Loops  (1i**a* up  in  line
.iii.i wcul      uov.n wUh li.e hand pl.iv-
inc   Ri'ie   Binannia    'lhe   spiur.idc oi
the .swam,  the  !o> lui song of lhe ic-
u> ,il n'ccriiiiis, oi   thc molher nooning a    Inllalu   to hei   little one    'Ilie
votlil  is full of    sonn     And -set, not
all,      not  e\en  many,  appieciat* thc
hnih   (lass   of  iiuusic,   so-ealbd,   tint
is sun ii, at   a nwdein concert jii\in  hv
iflehtali'l     aitisfs    It  is said   that
dassiral     music    i,in   he appreciated
oiih    l.\   (hos.> who h.uc u.ade music
a ����� lose   Mud}    and si,  it seems
'Ihose who uerc loitunate enough
io heii Mad.un (lnselda sun*; on Sat
nidjv ''M'uiiij;, miosI of them a1 lcj-t
eii'ojed and appiec laL*'1 thc moie
simple pieics The moie classic al
pieces weie heaid with pleasuie 1-ut
when ���'\nnie Lauiic', "Dadciv' ,
and a fi-w ol th*> old familial son^s
\ eie -men the r.uc beauty of Ue
li.uriid \onp was mrac approilalod
a ill'   t "iioU'd
���Music is ediuaiional Afannlvthit
uilli\,itcs music al home, and where
the childun of the household lale
pleasuie in it, seldom ha\c occasion
to v.aUh foi truants, or h;\\c children whose actions a.ie complained
of by neighbors "Wr* can scaicelv
li.ue too much of music or musical
iiis'iuction in a coiiimunitv, and con-
icits of the right class, entertaining
and insfiiu hu\ as was the one a,i\-
pii c' Sa'uidiy eieiip'g m J ndys.ith
if gi'en octasiionalh- sho, Id leceue
a ��or d support by thc comnnmitj m
genet al
Is.u'ic Could saj^ lhc f.shing s-a-
.son is approaching and he is taki���>���_���;
eseicise e.fu da\ m liitiii" on th >
coiiiei oi his .->ioie, so as to be in
liuv Loi ii'i'lii-i <tbo.il ei';ht nil'v
wiih   lhe aiuhiu   down
Ben Pori'minci sa\s uiat i,ndet
the existing cuci'Kislances he Until .s
he -Mil male no mi'i-i'i client foi thai
lalcL*   Sound   f 1 eui) (Kifi   ('lame-lid
able \c��iil> On "-he Noith Saskat-
(liewan Kimt claims aie uitl ei bai
or bench, thc foimcr being 100 feet
ioiic, and cMPniliii" betv, u>n high and
lov- v. itei mark The latter includes
bti di/.jiiiji,-, but ir.ieims l..-c'> to tlu
base of Ihe hi'l oi ban', but, not p\
tiedinj; 1,000 sect 'Wheie steam powei is used claims iOO feet wide may
be obtained.
Dredging in the ineis of Manitoba
and tnc N W '1' , p^vPpiing thc Yukon
'! enitoiy���-A f'ee minci may obtain
only two leases of l.-e ni'l' - each foi
a teim oftwent} \va*s, 'Uiewahle in
the discretion of the JMinr.ter of the
'Ihe levee's light is eenhned to the
S'l/bmeigcd  bed or  Dais  of  the rnct
iclow  low  waler  maik, and   subject
io the rights of all iieiions who have,
oi who may lecenc,  eiiines  foi   bai
diggings oi   bench  cLjiiis,  e\ce,)t  on
tlie Saskatchewan   Unci,   whr.e   the
lessee may dicde lo high watci maik
on each alien, Ic leasehold.
'lhe  leaser   shall   Ii.imj a dredge   in
opeidiion wilhin one season fiom the
dale ol   thc lea e  Ioi each ii\e  antes,
!) it wheie   a neison   oi   company    has
o'-jtaincd  moie than one lease        one
diem!,e for e.-fh hftecn nine,  oi  fraction   '&  suihcirnt.    lienlal,   1-10     pei
ai.iiui  foi   each  mile of hut leased
Ko. alt
l i\ i_ U \j
For Spring pLinting.    EasWn pi ices
or less.     Calalc^ue free.
SOLO   WpstiuinMei   Roai'.  Vancouver.
7   V
s   '^
|Htfo**li & (3. <"
I    Ft  gt&VkSm
Persons found using our Patent
Bottle or SLop**ers after ibis notice,
will be prosecuted.
Pioneer Soda Water   Works.
Ladvs..nth,  B.C.
(T. J.  Wellman, Pro)) ,  VaiK-ouvei )
One'block from s,\P Ii. Depot uid '
steamboat whanes:- Newly renovit-|
ed and re-mod^Ped. Rales ?2 per ,
day. Cornei Gianville and Hastings '
stieets   Telephone,   1���4.
ASS 4e
For those who tia*.el via
Loa\ e
g B*%"!���&    6laH8ft   wist     H �����
ii C3BLU,;       ES*iJdB<S>    8111��     ^*i5j
Sat. Sum Sciithb'd
Daily Arm e    Leave     and  Wed.r'        Arrive
Soutkhound North bo-.ad
(ist A\ciiiif)
I'll!  :-*io<>k   t-i,- '
."id ;;c l \
SlOi 1.    i'
inch cf the
Call   eail;
mil nest
LADYSMITH  AERIE     NO.  fifiG,  F.
O. E.     :������        :-.        :-:        :���j
Meets in  the Opera House  1st   31 i
did Tuesday  at  7.30 p m.    \\<-ithy
PiuMdent,   B    Forcimmei:      Worthy
Senetaiy,   C.  II.   Rumminns
F. McB.    YOUNG
iJliAw-iu'rai La��'c
Ai.   Wellin-ton
M.      P. M.
3:00   J:9B
,.  4.20 "5:46
5:00   1:0(2
.   5:52    L0��
.   6.-12    3:1*
C:35 cl* 2.06
LV.KKiili     SHOP    &  BATH   ROO.V.S
The   ICSPLANADJ-;    between the
���"imtirl aiT*l  A'oboilsfoul,
Wm/uaiu I'owi.us,  Prop.
R. Williamson, Prop.,
ist-Ave,       Ladysmith
T lie Laclysmitli
Opera House
Passcn^eis can  lca\e Victoiia
^S'p in   ��i' Up m., and connect
Seattle wiih the Fast  Mail, leaving
'at S.,   a   in   , the     Flyer lea\ ing at
'8 p. in.
I biiiliie hcw e|U'pmetit on each tiain
/riuuiiah Palace Sleepeis, Diners
! (meals a '.i caile), Tourist ard Fiist-
'Cliss* "Day Coaches.
For  s1 "per     ieier\.-iticiis,  foldeis,
lates  aid all  iBfoimnlion call  on oc
addless -
GAWP '\., 75 Govcinmjiit st
Seattle, Wash, Victoria. B.C.
A.M.    P. M.
..'     e.00l2:G6   Victoria   	
    10:20 10:16 Shawiigai Lake
    U *0��l"0:t3' Duncan .-.	
    11:57   9:18  Ladysmith   :
    12*40  8:20 Namaimo   	
   12:53Lv 3:00 Ar Wellington
j Vu YVestheliw.  Stage leaves daily except Sundays, connecting iritk* North
aid   S��utk  kound  trains.   Double sta ge service Wednesdays wn;l Saturdays
eoniectiiia  %\ith   liorumg  and  af ten gor trains.   Fare frosi Victoria., Sin-
, gle $2.40.    Return, $8 GO.
Stajc k-��iM's  Nauaiino Tuesdays   and Fridays on anival of train from
Victoiia.    Faic   fi*iu   Victoria,   sing le .*,5.201    Return **.8 65.- } *
ExciiiBian rates iu eQect to all points, g��od gimj Saturday ai-d Sunday,   letmiiag  n��t   latei   than  Mbndday.
' Traffic T\Iani.i;er.
Can h* seemed for Thec'tiical pur-
],oses, D��'U. mi!, Poities, oi l':ntei-
t^iiHiienl-*  (ieneially.
O   NlCJiOLWON, I-.-<-��{'
Work done piopcrly and at right
prices. Shop and rai'lenre in rear
of Ladysmith   Hotel.
J.  E.  SMITH,- Prop
Coal���Coal  lands  may he pun'ha.��ed
at ?b'i per acre for soft coal and S20
for   anthracite.    Nut-   more  than   320
acre*-; can  he acquired   hy. one indivicl
-���ia!   or company. Royalty   at  thc rat:
of  ten  cents  per  2,000  pounds  shall
be collected  on thc gtoss output.
Quartz���Persons of eighteen years
and over and joint stock compani'i'*;
hold in sr,. free miners' rcrtificates may
obtain  enti'v  for a minini; location.
A free r..:..oi's certificate is giant?:!
for one or more years, no; exc* 'din!.:
five  years,  upon  pay men;,  in o.A " ���. -:���
?7.50   j.*.'.���:  annum   for  ?;i  inc'i  ifi,"il,
.and  from  550  to f..00 p-r ?'T-:'m for
a company,accord'ng   to  cp���;���"...;.
A   free      miner,   having   dis--,,.-.--i
mineral  in place,  mny Icn'r a cl.i'.'n
l.,,-)00.vl,,*)00  feet  hy  mailing cjI'  th ��� ,
fiame  with   two   h-rjl   posts,   btarinc;
location   nol ices, one at ea-h  end   on
the o��e of the lode.or  vein. J
y, at thc rale of 2\   per   cent
collected  on   the  output after   it    e.v-
cefds  MO,00(1.
DieJ'j.in'.' in the Y it on Tcrntoiy���
Si\ lease1" oi n\e m 'es each. n*aj l)C
tiiantid to a nee minei foi a term ol
twertv yeclis,  also  iency.ahle.
'lhc lessees n��ht is coSiincd to the
subineiged bed oi bars m thc n\ci
���jelo.v,low water nuuK, that hcund-
aLy to bo fn>ed by its position on the
istciay ol August in the year of tbe
the date of the lease.
lhe leasee shall luue one diedgc m
operation v. itlun two jcais fioin the
dale or ihe lease, and one diedge foi
each the miles villi in siv \eais fiom
such date Rental, $100 pei mile foi
the in si jcai and $10 per mile for
each subsequent \car. Royalty, same
as placei   n.imng.
i'laccr Ri.mng <n the \uKoa Tern-
toi x ���(.'reek, gulch,'~in er and lull
claims sfTiall not, excc-il 2")0 ieet in
general dilution oi the cicA or gulch
iei*_th, nuM^uied on lee base line oi
the will Ui bLin_;t<om 1,000 to 2,000
feel A'l other placei claims shall be
ioO   feet syiaie
'Ihe ciiscovoiei oi anew mine is cn-
tithd to a claim of 1,000 feet in
length, and il ihe parly consists of
two, 1,300 feet allo-rcthr:*, on the out
put of which no io\ally shall he
cha'gcn, the icst of the party oidin-
aiy  claims  only
Entry fee, ^10 Royalty at ihciaW
of two and one-half pei cent on the
���\alue of the gold shipped Lorn the
\ukon Temloiy to he paid to the
No  free miner  shall recei\c a grant
of moie  than one mining claim ~ on
each  sep.ualc n\ei,  cieek  or  gulch,
but  the same minei r a.v   hold     any
m.r-ibci  of chums  by pitchase,     and
'free "miners may work "their claims in
partnership by tiling notice and paying a fee  of $2.00.    A claim  may    be
abandoned  and  another obtained     on
the same creek, gukh or river by giving notice and  paying a fee.
Work must be done on a claim each
year to thc vj-Jue of at least $200.
A certificate that  work   has       been
done must  be i-Ajliiniu each  year;     if
not,  li'.c'-luioi   ���'���."-..i-be dcrmed  lo   be
abandoned,   and     open   to occupation
and entry by a ���Lee miner.
The boundaries  of a claim  may   be
defined  absolutely   by b:i\iiip;  a. survey
made   and ]mMi.shiny;   no'icc'"   in    the
Yui-.ou  official   ('a/cite.
Petroleum���All   unappropriated   Dominion  hinds  in  Muniloha,   the North
'.'.si  Territories,  and'wiihin  the Yuan   Territory   are  open lo   proscpef-
:ig  for  petroleum,  and  the  Minister
'.iay reserve I'or an individual or com-
: any   having'machinery   on   the   lane'!
o   !>e  prospi'ci.ed,  an  area  oi C'10  acres.
Should   (he  prospector   discover   oil
j n payiag quantities, and  satisfactorily   establish such   disco*.cry,   an  area
inof  exceeding fi-10  acres,   including the
joil   wcll  and such other land as may
i be delermined, wili he sold to thc discoverer at,  the  rale of $1.00 an acre,
s'.ii.ic'di lo royally at !*iich rate as may
be si'icculled   by ordcr-in-couueii.
Dc:>nrtm"nl,   of  tiic   Inferior,   Ottawa, February, lOO'I.
. W. -CORY
,v-~**t? -n
���"a ^z$> ~&**'
nilh eveiy Sunday for the
s' omei s    pei soually.    May
Ch.uhs I)'imi   of the i.l.ou^f'im,
mi pose of  tihi'ig  measuiemenU  and      sum  .
ic  seen at  thc  Holds      Wc  guaianlcc  a'l   shn >.  and  a pel feet  hi al    the
lowest ])ossible lates.     Hand  made      , n-'m  $13 80  up     ^     ^
10  Stoic  Stieet,   Comer (loinioi ant .,r.ti*l,   \"ICT0HI \,*B. C.
*lIHn    ill il(M
Daily, except Sunday, bctv cen Nanaimo and Vancou',er,r leaving Nanaimo a*   7 a.m., and Vancou'.cr   after
arm al ot      C.P.R.  train N��. 1 or 1
For   information   regauling  freight
and  passenger iale>- apply to  purser
on  bonrd
Traffic Manager, Victoria, B. C.
smelter- Manaacr. ���*
Smelting Vv^orl-cs a.t
Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or thc Sea
Genera! Manager^
V.'    STLftR
WORK RROMl'TLY   I*"     "
Leave orders at the Ahbotsford.
Merchant  Tailor '" ,!"
All kinds of clothing cleaned and
��� epaired. '"    *
ir*3csat_*-_3aMs jz^.--
Repaning  and  making  to  ordvr   a
1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, li. C.
�� ���)
���<J *���)
<k:��> STABLtib
m i^% r  a pkH ��"*-=* /f^ Vk 9,
=#' w -w
i^PIiONE 66
^��^���^���^������^���^���^���^���^���t��-��3*;0 V
Ar. j\rus*��'.*, Secretary. Jou* W  -loijir,   Iii
The    Ladysmith   Lumber Co :��� Ltd.
MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���Shingles   a  Specialty.
���Mamil.neUir,';!.-!     ol ���
Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,
Shingles, Mouldings,'Etc., of the Best Quality.-
Seasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber  ia    Stock.
The Bank of British Columbia
Capital  Paid up    $8,700,000
Rest     3,500,000.
Aggregate  resources-   exceeding   91,000,000
fou. Geo.   A. Cox, President B.   E.   Walker,   General   Manager.
London OiSIc--. 80 loxatlard St- E* C-
The iiahk h-:\s  1SH  lira.nches well    distributed  throughout   the  Domiuion
and  eh'evvhcie,   includini.';   the  I'ollo vin g in I'.ritisli Coluiuhia and the Yukon
Territory -*���-��*-��
"      East  End
Every   dew'Tip'Ton  of   hankiiijj;  husinei-s  1 rnnsaclcil.    Lei torn of creel;I
i:-;:-;ued' nn   any   pail  of the  world. .      -umcjvs
Savings Bank DepaHmpnt
Deposits of one dollar r s i .00*) ancl upwards received and interest allowed at
current      rates.      Depositors  are su bjecteti  to no delay in depositing   or
withdrawing  funds.
Deputy   Minister  of  thc  Interior.   LADYSMITH BRANCH           - W.   A.   CORNWALL.  Manager.
^a? DES<Gf>:S 1
S;��   TRAOE-MARKS    <
.?3 ANO C0l-*Y RIGHTS .
^        OBTAINED        .)
��� Notice iu "luYcntivy Age"      Pta ajs; J?fl K3 <
J*ook"i��ow1��oLlalnPateuts" fi   KfeKBfeS i
' Ciuirgei mcOcctn. No feci ill patent is secured. ,
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II In"! s  i  <  i  g���������������pauntyaw  n-MawrmrTr-iTritiain  HEAVY  STORM.  Los Angelos, California, Mai eh 13.  ���������The heaviest storm of the year,  and one of the most extensive so ,ar  as ��������� learned, ' has been uvcvailing  throughout southern Baliiornia since  Saturday. On the I'oast considerable damage by the rain and high seas  has  been  done.     Interurban  and city  - electric lines were the worst sufferers. In many places the water wash  ed over the tracks so deep that trai-  iic/was   temporarily   suspended.    All  ...railroad traffic was delayed. Telegraph and telephone wires were cut  down in many places.  Oh, The Love That Sought Me.  MORE   SETTLERS.  .' Winnipeg, Man., March 13.��������� Four  trainloads of seK'eis rnrt effects arrived Sunday and this morning. Two  sons of Langfier, the well known pho  tographer of London, England, have  at rived to take up farming in the  Canadian  west.   ,  L iV'i  Y.ORRY.  In these sironoiis limes-when shifts  ,   are being changed and circumstances  in general altered,   the main  thing is  ''not  to worry."   o   Tonight is  Council  meeting.  In tenderness He sought me   '  Weary and sick with sin,  And on his shoulders brought me  Back to His fold again.  While angels in His presence sang,  Until   the courts  of  Heaven  rang.  CHORUS.  Oh,  the love that sought me!  Oh,  the. blood that bought me!  Oh,   tlie  grace  that  brought  me   to  the fold,  Wondrous grace that brought  me to  the fold!  He  washed   the bleeding sin-wounds,  And poured in oil and wine;  He wispercd to assure mc,"  "I've found  thee,  thou art Mine;"  I never heard  a sweeter voice,  It made my aching heart rejoice!  (Chorus.)  1       i  He pointed  to the ,nail-prints,  -For  mc his  blood was shed,  A mocking crown so thorny,' ,  Was placed  upon His head: '  I wondered  what He saw in me,  To suficr such  deep agony.  NICE     QUIET TOWN.  news.     The Weekly Free Press poss- f  A  tired  looking commercial   tiavc-I-   esses     atti active    special     features  Icr    was plodding     around  with his   which arc not  to be found  in     any  hand samples one day last week,  in-   other Western Canadian weekly.  In  terviewing      our  merchants.   "Yjs,"  said he, "I'm awful tired.   ILuesold  every man in town and am trying to  catch that next train for Nanaimo to  take a rest."   "Wfliy don't you take  a r*ist here,"     queried our reportei.  "We  have" good hotels."   Oh  that's  not it," said the T. M., '"Jhe holds  in Ladysmith     are all right,  but its  so     noisy.   Why,      up  at    Nimaimo,  where    I     alwajs tahe my monthl,  rest  it     is quist and  peaceful     Von  dont    even hear a     man "pass" up  there.   The  people speak  in  subdued  tones.   Milk wagons are not allowed  to drive     throuo-h    town.   Two  men  were, arrested when 1 was there the  last  time    for carrying on a checker  game.   Another    fellow,  a    friend  cm  mine, always gets there at the snme  ���������time I do,    and then    wo both go to  the same hotel.   We  arc always \*,c 1  treated there for it makes the hotel  man smile to see a crowd of two' th"  same day."  The Kings  Hotel is thc only place   S^S  in  Ladysmith    tkat  has  on  draught  John Labia's  India Pale  Ale.   Call  aiound and sample it. -  gjagsssgs-a-ssss^-aai^^  example, thc-subscribcr to the Weekly Free Press can apply through the  "Legal Enquiry Department," free  of charge, for information concerning  all questions of law, and the information is not only promptly given,  but it comes as an opinion from the  highest legal  talent.  If a reader    of Ihe  Weekly       Free  Press  veuuiies advice, on the subject  oi ins cattle, his horses or live stock  of any kind, it is not necessary     to  consult or pay a Veterinary Surgeon.  Tho Free Press retains the services j  of a fully qualified   Veterinary     Stir-j  ftcon for the purpose of replying free j  l������  iii.O. MiLBS  Contractor  and Builder  REPAIRING   of  all   kinds   promptly  attended to.    Shop on Gatacre    st.  ITHER  *3  M  >,  Ll  A  ri ..-v.,.*���������x-er��������� *fr"yjw������  ^y  nV  &������  173.  til  The Na'naimo free I'ress is imtini  enough to jest about our thirst, p.rd i ���������  ��������� tells a story about a lot of empty  kegs, barrels, cic. As they own the  only brewery in this section we can  only grin and "beer" it.  (Chorus.)  ill ing in His presence,  m  ��������� i.e sim.sliine of His face,  'i.hi'i'  \wUi  adoring wonder,  His  blessings I  retrace',  It --penis as if eternal days,  Are far too short to sound I lis praise  (Chorus.)  I  It should be borne in mind that  every cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for the more serious diseases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human, life,  pneumonia and consumption ���������  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves Die lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a' speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pueumouia.  I *Price 25c, Large Size 50c.   ������  So while the,.hours are passing,  All   no'w   is perfect  rest;  I'm  waiting for  the morning,  The brightest and the best,  When He will  call  us  to His side,  To'be with Him, His spotless bride.  (Chorus.)  THE WEEKLY FREE PRESS.  The Weekly Free Pi ess, Winnipeg,  is the oldest established and the lead  Jng weekly of Western Canada. II  presents the world's news lo West-  cm readers almost one week in advance of Eastern Canadian weeklies,  and the reader of the Weekly Free  Press can rely upon getting all thc  of charge to enquiries from its sub.  scribers.  Foster's   ���������.c.-.thcr  forecasts   ippear  regularly end  -jTclusivcly in  the "?ive-  Prcss, and man-   leaders of the Free  Ficss  ha\c  acknowledged  that    this  [������������������-"lure  alone is  worth  thc subscrip-  tJtui price of the paper.  'I ho Weekly Free Press is 1 : cr  which ought to he found in i very  farmhouse in Western Canada.  WL  IS***  BE*  ml  \B  U  0~ M  iik 1  ���������in -uuw- ir-jwtra-TOwanx-  Solicitor,  Etc.  Bfensy . ts  Loan  Ssl Averse      -    -   - LADYSMITh  CMMWrtMix  The Nanaimo people will kindly  tal-.e notice that the Ladysmith foot-  hall  team   won  the match yesterday.  STORIES     ARE   DUE.  FISHING  The  coal   nu'neis  are  not   .vorking,  the smelter' is' shut down, and a lot  j of us don't  work much anyway,     so  for a lew days there will be lots of  fishermen     in town and  no one man  "will hrwe a monopoly on the fish sto:  lies.  It should be borne in mind that  ever^ cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for the more serious diseases, among which are tlie two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  promot cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  I   Price 25c, Large Size 50c.   .  ^���������(������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������BaMWai *mW  Ladysmilh  Temple No. 5  Rathborie  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  2nd  and  4tli  Tuesday at 7..'*>0  p.  ni.  Mrs. Kale' Tate, secretary.  WARD^~MEAT~~MARitT  hi]  9  I  I  Importers and wholesale dealers In WINES,  LIQUORS, CIGARS  ETC.     Large stock always���������All    the leading brands.    We uupply tht  principal   hotels and Saloons in  Ladysmith.  ORDERS SOLICITED.  PITHER & LEISER.YICTORIA, B. C  &&^*������^**#4^A������������*^j������������������4^������^������ g>#^  OT  nson  griffin  NANAIMO,   B. C  ���������^ w ,&.  Sj!  ���������3 ������  '���������������*  rianufacturers of the  w%  !���������!!  J 9  1(1.  BoiiePromptlyand  P  *������r  k-4  **������������������>  jpiRa !~?ai.-a  ON ROBERTS STREET.  Only  First  Class Meats are,  plied our Customers.  We will treat you right.  sun-  a  A!  In British Columbia  t  Lager Beer and' Porter Guaranteed Brewed     ]  from the?Best Canadian Malt rnn Hops. J  ���������-+ ~~     |  TEN DOLLARS REWARD. f  I  The Union Brewing Company will pay  $i() rev-'ard for information ������  which will lead to'the arrest.andgconviction       any person or pei sons flf  destroying Union Brewing Company's kcgH or bottles, or failing to re- 2  tturn the same.                                                                                c ' &  ..-������,-������ an.-jw*  WANTED-  uated- near  Apply "K"  ������*���������4TCA.111.   |-1-"ll<   ��������������������������� Jl  Tfousc  to rent.  One sit-  Ledger  oilice  preferred.  i  rf  i  I  WV  Ledger office.  2t  ���������   cr  _^v  -:-' ���������������������������---.V',   ?K>,&3  i - -1  Are You  ���������Qolng Bust  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  I0RTH IBIEBI  LIE  i  iffice  On 1st  liners' Orillinj  v  DBS!-Bis <&>*%?'  ^esme  5  Made'to .'order and Repaired at- short notie;.     Drill S-'sarpjued   y  uf  alvrayeeivea satisfaction.     Picks handled and repaired.  Sliipsmittiing  in  all  it������  Brand-res.  Horseshoers and General Blacksmiths.  David Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -   - LvaclysiTaitlTi, B. C  Ail Work   Done at  I Reasonable   Rate s  I *'.. ���������  FOOTBALL SEASON.  Thc  only  line  now  making    UNION I  DEPOT    connections at  ST. PAUL ��������� *    * *   and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the    [\   ^T'  fI,cc.ifivc*ti������ns  a"d, Df   "  ,    . . . tails     furnishekl for all kinds   ���������*  through    trams    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,   THE  FASTEST TIME. -  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS^ ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS .CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  Foe complete  information ask your  local agent or write,  F.,W. PARKER  General  Agent,  151  Yn������!or Way,  Seattle.  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THE BEST MEATS  IN THE MARKETS.  WE ARE NOW BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF  THE  ROCKIES. YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  ������������������ or work in the CARPENTER **  ** Line ���������*  ** C.   B.-ROBELEE,   Carpenter ������������������  ** and Joiner,      2nd ave, Lady- ������������������  ** smith,   B.  C. ���������"  LADYSMITH WALL PAPER  DEPOT.  Dealers in  WALL      PAPERS,  PAINTS,   OILS,  VARNISHES,  Plain and Fancy  Glass Pictures, Frames.  Ua.try Kay  ;K������)K������i(*}|{d;������s)|('������>f;������������������}i<������;'xe}'i9 ^������^������^���������?i>������^������>K������}K������^9^������)^*^*������  WesterrT. ilade For Western Tien  BIG   HORN  AND  umoi  ADE  f ft T^ C  OVERALLS  Etc,  SOLD AT  "Ji-    !J>      ^*s  * *Be|>iivP:P  ik  9  o  ������  SB  ���������������3r.  m i  ryAtternoon  i!  City!  s  per   Mori  s\  **-;  m  PAN NELL   &   PL  STFVEN5 BLOCK,  GATACRE   STREET,'  ETT  LADYS1IITH, B C  ���������-^���������������������������������������������������������������4 ������������������������������������'���������>��������� ���������������������������������������������*���������^^������������������^���������������������������������������������^���������^^������������������������������������������������������^  \x LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO.^ |  - " "������������������, '." ^  PIANOS, ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD   FURNITURE   MOVED ���������  PROMPTLY AND SAFELY -f  Y Stables in'rear of r,adysmK.h Hotel.   Leave ordei^ at tlie Abbottslord.  f        ' . WILLiAMS   AND  WASKETT  r  ESS^sSiSSSSSgSSSiSsssS&nrSSS:  ���������SANITA  1 SO  Cei  BIG HORW  BRAND  REB15TERC0  LEADING  STORES IN  LADYSMIT  These goods are sold wholesale a    n(! retail for 25 per cent, lets-than any imported goods of like quality.  GIVE  THE   BIO   HORN   BRAND-A   TRIAL.     THE GOODS ARE MADE IN VICTORIA AND BY   WHITE  ['LABOR ONLY.    EVERY CARMEN     T IS WELL MADE OF GOOD MATERIAL AND IS SOLD AS CLEAF  AS THE  CHEAPEST.  ~LARD  H. W. SAUSAGE  (THtf ONLY   KIND)  BLACK PUDDING  FIRST AVENUE.   BUTCHERS  The Washable Wall  Covering���������a pplied   to   tne  walls  like   wallpaper, j  and can be washed with soap   and  water    as easily as    you  wash  your hands,  A TRAIL OF DIRT  Wherever there arc children ordinary  wallpaper  is  in  danger.    One  little soiled hand will   spoil   the    wall.     You  don't want   to  be     d-|  ways watching and scolding, 1 u t you must protect the looks of  -your house. Why not solve the probLm hy covering all Hallways,  Kitchen, Bath-room and Children's Bedrooms with "Sanitas." Samples aiih prices mailed free    on     request.  j������T*i4i -*fc ���������*SMO,.rP������r: 7**in^i������i2nJwY*fiZim';t**?*-. maMi1  i^-  VB���������������-OKIA,IB.C.  &SSEi3giIKsv^:75SSS5������5SSS ->%���������>> '-���������:  -������������������'���������������-:  LADYSMITH     DAILY    LEDGER  iiiii,1^i.?.-  LOCAL ITEMS  A SNAP���������^. good Englidh Piano by  a first-class maker  in  p rfr fc  order  For  5100.00.  A  Mason and Hamlin  Organ for 5125.00.     ',' Apply    ..  A. P.  OWEN,  Piano Tuner Abbotsford Hote.  -f"1      Ti  llJXt-  FOR    SALE���������Reclining     Go-Cart,  almost new.   To be seen at Rolston's  John Stewart visited his family on  the ranch near Cheniainus yesterday.  Messrs. Williams and Hawthornth-  ���������ft-aitc     passed  through   to   Victoria:  this morning.  Mr.    A. R. Johnston, of Nanaimo,  ���������was on the train hound for the capi  tal this morning.  Miss Farron's playing at the,Saturday ei-cning concert gave much  pleasure to those present. She was  repeatedly applauded and called hack  and gave some very pleasing selections during (he evening.  Seed  Potatoes at Blair & Adam.  All Story Magazine, Smith's and  Tom Watson's Magazine Tor April,  at Knight's.   Jg&kW&l  New      York,   March ,13.���������Arrived,  steamer ��������� Umbri'a from \ Liverpool.  ���������'..-���������     ���������������'.  Queens town, . March 13.���������The repairs to the Cunard line steamer Lu-  canian, which returned to this port  yesterday with ''"'i.hawse pipe and a  plate broken, will take longer than  was anticipated.,' It is not expected  that she will be able to continue her  voyage until   Tuesday. ���������.  HEROINE Oh'  CASTLE  OUS  DANGER-  Thc Pollard Ojie'ra. Company passed through on the 12 o'clock train to  Nanaimo.  ���������       AT THE ABBOTSFORD  E. W.  Murphy,"Nanaimo.':  F. Graham,  Nanaimo.  O.  Graham,  Nanaimo. .''!-.  O.  Graham, Victoria  W. Thomas, Ml. Sicker.  W.  Dueling,  Chicago.     '  G.   Card, Vancouver.  ......:..  S. Frcethy, Nanaimo.  I-L  Nicholson,   Victoria.  V.  L.  J.  L.  MUSrC ON THE HILL.  It is imported that hands of strolling musicians, members of the cali-  thumpian hand, are visiting the Pi-  Jot Hotel section oaiile regularly now  George says that when lie., was'.asked,  by the minister in Victoria who  was tying lhe knot what his religion  was he was so taken back that his  bride had to jog him and whisper  "tell  him we're Methodists."      . < ���������  IT LOOKS PROiUTSIMG.     ,  Reports ai-3 to the eli'ect tha Ladysinith will     get an appropriation for  a new court     house.   The Newcastle  member     has had some  very realistic    pictures  . taken of     .the present  structure.   Thc    big stump standing  in front of the building; .which shows  nicely in     the picture, is enough to  convince    any 'doubting- member that  either . we     ha\e-a -i'ery small court;  house or stumps of very large trees.  Ashcroft Potatoes  Adam's.  at    Blair     and  ST.  PATRICK'S  CONCERT.  At a meeting held yesterday afternoon the members of the Ladysmith  city band completed arrangements for  the annual St. Patrick concert Mid  dance to he held in the opera house  on Friday next. A long and splendid  programme has been prepared, the entertainment committee having secured  the services* of some well Known Nanaimo artists in addition to the best  of home talent. The band will also  give one or two selections which ���������?re  sure to be good. On this oecasi j-u  the public will see the bandsmen for  ehe first time in their new uniforms  of whicli so much has been'heard, tut  .which have, up to the i r..s_*;it, teen  jealously guarded ..from * the glare of  "the public ga^.e.  Mr. Joe Tate has charge of thc refreshments and supper, which will be  served after thc concert at 25 . eii.s  par plate.  The    bandsmen     are ���������i.o.v wording  hard to make the affair-ar.  e noyable  oiie and there is little doubt     that  their  efforts  will  he crowned     with  success.      The boys say "Bums and  St. David have had their show, end  Pat from the Emerald .Isle, comes last  but, he gorra, if he i.s last lie shan't  be least."   o   S. Tingley, of Ashcroft, spent Saturday night and Sunday in Ladysmith, the guest of Mr. Kiddie. Mr.  Tingley was one of the early tini-iis  in Cariboo, anil for many years was  owner and manacier of the I'.rifish  Columbia stage lines. Cntil the com  Diction of the ('-. P. IL. in 188G the  stag:: conipniiie.'s head'./uart.crs were  in Yale.' since then at Ashcroft.  Prom Ashcroft to P.arkerville it is  28:1 mill's. Durinc the svmmcr two  stages per woei; arc run clear through, carrying mail and passengers to  Barkervillc in four fhiys. In -the winter season only. weekly ser.',;h'e. is  Mr.  Tingley  J eft  for  home  on  (By Margaret Gall'ney, div. 2, age 10)  The early settlers  of our country  were always in danger of their lives,  for the  fierce  Iraqkiios were   roaming  about the forests ready to scalp anyone  they could  find,   so  every  place  was well  fortified.    There was a fort  twenty miles   from 'Montreal,   where  the  Iroquios  had  made several';    attacks but failed to take "i't..'  On this farm a family, by the name  of Vercherer lhcd. In thc year i(j(J2  it happened that Monsieur de' Ver-  chercrs made a visit to Quebec and  Madame .-de Verchcres made a visit to  Montreal.��������������������������� They left the home in  charge of their daughter, Madeleine  Verchcres, who was fourteen years of  age.."-;  .���������.'���������'���������-;:   .-"-   ��������� *  ...  Of course these -people had  a palisade fort  on part of  their property.  This  had  a palisade  fence  around   it  and at each  cornsr a bastion,* where  soldiers  were stationed    and in  the  centre a big block house,  where ,  a,ll  the    ammunition  was  kept.   Around  this  were four or the houses where  the people lived.   Madeleine had     no  playmates, so she asked the Fontaine  family to come over and spend      the  'day-   She went down  to the ri\er to  see if her  visitors were coming,   Inn  'while she was there; she heard shots  fired.      She-    sent a servant  lo  see  what caused the noise, lie ca-; c bock  running,'and   told  Madeleine  lhe  Iroquios      were coming.    She  screamed  aloud     "Aux . Armes!   aux  amies:"  They all ran  to the block house   for  safety.  .'They only, had,,'two soldieis,  I.a   I'.ontc aiid   Gachet.    When   Madeleine .went  into.'the block hous3    she  found these two soldiers with alight  ed match, .ready to blow up the place  as" soon as the Iroquios would enter.  She called them cowards and took the  match     from  them  and  put  it  out.  Madeleine had     two brothers,  Louis  and   Alexander,  whom  she  stationed  at    the gate     with'two more  men.  However, she got The cannon  to go  off.    This   made  the   Iroquios   think  that' there "was a big .crowd of people  in the palisade.   She managed to get  the Fontaine family up in safely.  One of the prisoners got away, fled  to Montreal, and told the people.  They.immediately..sent a good soldier  to them.  This seige lasted one week and    at  last  the  Iroquios   withdrew,   taking  with them about twenty prisoners.  When thc mother and   father came  home they gave much praise to their  daughter  Madeleine who had  fought  so bravely.  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates  St*;.,  Cor.   Government  Victoria, B. C*  Transcont nental  Trains Daily  3  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited," Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and , Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all paints East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and berths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rates from all points  Eastl from Marefi 1st to Ma.'y loth.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  .European, points. Very low rates  now'Mn elTect. Cabin accommodation  reserved: by wire.  For''further'- particulars call at the  ofii or phono No. 450.  A. D'  CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., General  Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  Celebrated Linoleum.  3  GRYSTAL LAUNDRY  Leave orders with  HLAIR &   ADAM,   ������;<\������f������i  All -work first-class at THE CHRY  STAL.  VICTORIA.  /r.in.ii jmi<  PARLORS  HIGH  STREET.  Best in the City  \  Beautiful] patterns and  designs in block, tile  and floral effect.  We sell these goods at  Vancouver pricss,  therefore the price  and quality are right.  All our good quality  Lin oleums are laid by  ourselves.  Store closes  at six o'clook every evening except  Saturday.  Go.    Ladysmith  3SSaS33S3������  There was a lot of excitement at  lhe depot upon the- arrival of the 4  o'clock train this afternoon. A cau-  p'le of young gentlemen .'quarreled and  had an impromptu pugilistic encounter on the platform. Both are siill  living.  NOTICE.  (Dissolution of Partnership.)  The partnership heretofore subsisting between Chu Ming and Chu Lung  Ho, of Extension, B.C., trading un-  ckr thc firm name of'Wing Lung Jc  Co., has been dissolved.  'I he business will in future be conducted under the sole management of  Chu Lung Ho. who assumes, all liabilities of the late firm, and to whom  all outstanding debts must be paid.  CHU LUNG HO.  Dated Extension, B.C., Feb. 29th,  P.; 05.  Dr. 1. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All  work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  H4Y, GRAIN AND  FARM PRODUCE  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lowest possible price*.  Leave orders at Christie's, on the  Esplanade.  JAS. WARNOCK.  Som  ������  ood Residences For Sale  Call and get particulars.  the  ,'s"  y. Go's  :���������J  Dr. R. 13. Dier may be found at  his olhce, at any time through thc  day or evening. Bridge or crown  work as good as the best and at reasonable prices. It is not a practice  for a few days ol weeks only that  Dr. Dier is establishing, but ane  that will cause him to' be a permanent resident of Ladysmith. OHice on  High Street, next Weinrobe's.  Miss   P-p-p-p-pcrt,   I-I -1-1-1-1-love  Scad. Potatoes at Blair & Adam's.  y-y "  "Sing  or   whistle    it  if  you  can't  say it, Mr. Stammer?'  "Miss Pert, oh, Miss Pert,  I  singing to you  the fact that I  you like fury!"  "  "Oh, Willie!    this is so sudden!"  Houston Post. ���������  am  love  Cosmopolitan, Strand for "March at  Knight's'.'  ssss  "EARIjY JERSEY WAKEFIELD"  CABBAGE PLANTS  Bundles  of 50 plants,   25 Cents.  W. T. HEDDLEiCOIJ  WijHams' Block  Particular Grocers.  Telephone 1'  "Who is that fellow in thc parlor  with  Mamie?"  "A  new  beau-"  "Well, he's stayed long enough. I  guess   I'll  go  in and   Ihrow  him oui."  "lie's ibal big fellow who plays  full-hack over al   lhe  College."  "Oh, wcll, I s'pose Mamie's eld  enough now lo have a few privileges.  ���������Cleveland   Dealer.  The Evangelistic services at the  iVx'thodist Church arc being continued  throughout this week each evening at  7..'ill. This is thc lifth week, and it  is hoped it may be the best of the scr  ies. lOvcrybody is cordially invited.   0   Oil EM A IN US   NOTES.  ship      Inveramsay   is   loading  JOHN STL WART  P. O. Box 268  l-'IRE,  LIFE   AND   ACCIDENT  INSURANCE.   .  CONVEYANCING ' NOTARY   PUBLIC.  1 assure   you, Madam, thc  E/VlPiRS and PROVINCE  arc the     best you can    get Iv.i'i.Wj  MADE INLADYSMITI-I  FAFfyf   TAFFVi  TAFFY!  COME AND SEE OUR LINES OF  CANDIES AND CONFECTIONERY  ���������At���������  HOY'S BAKERY  Heaters in   Pianos and  Organs .. .  Ladysmit'i, B.  J.Klii CO.  1st   \ venue.  Ladysmith  Mr.   A. 1).  MilLr,  will  evening   next   exhibit   al  House,  his  paiionniia  of  lures  complete   and   the  on Monday  lhc Opera  moving pic-  lalesl      im-  given.  "U  Sunday   evening via 'Victoria  proved methods of reproducing only  are used. Furlher notices will he  given during the week*. It is safe  to say from the favorable notices  Mr. Miller has received hy the press  in gi-ii-'i-iil that his entertainment  will he all right, and well worth attending.  Wjwwi'-;iBtj>iM������-i ti^if**������i!ii������ml,Jl!;''  !������������SgS53!SSI8������?-:'^ESS3������^iSS  \t  For Crosse ������&, Black well's very  choice JUS in glass.  Wild Rose Honey, fresh stocl  M Morrison's, Ladysinith, B.  1 lie  1,20(1,11011  feel   of lumber  The  Cedarbanl'   is  on  I  overdue now.  af  icr  the dock,  way   and  The Antofagasla is expected     soon  to  ioad.    Altogether now,  nine ships  have engaged cargoes at tho Che-  maiiais mills for the early part of  the season. The ships will average  ���������about 1,500,000 or more, so in the  aggregate a large export trade will  he done by the ships. The car trade  for the Hast also promises well.  Camps 5 and fi are working full  time and Camp 7 is now being started at  Comox*.  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  '. " ��������� Victoria, B.  C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC.  sbeit-'Sssje  HIGH  GRADE'GRAM-O-PHONE      FOR USERS OF  ASK YOUR GROCER  FOR   PARTICULARS  i,"5  .'���������PUTTING-ON  NEW PAPER  is the mest clfccfcive an.l most economical  method   of   improving       and  brightening   up   the  interior  appearance of your dwelling. .  From the many beautiful patterns  ���������many of them exclusive���������iu our new  line, we are certain you can seloct  exactly the right paper to suit your  taste and purse. Let us show you  our handsome array of styles.  HARRY KAY  London, March .13.���������The army estimates for l!J().r)-0(������ issued this afternoon total $H9,005,000, an increase  of $-1,950,000 over the last estimate.  We are offering our first  consign-  1 ment of this season's hats, trimmed  and untrimmed, at popular prices.  Fancy Blouses'  Artificial Flowers  Muslin Dress Goods  Ready to Wear Hats  These goods are from the leading  makers, being the spring styles from  the centres of fashion.  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  na-j faun a-gtT-*-*-**  LACE CURTAINS  Just to hand, a large consignment of     LACE CURTAINS  FROM  ENGLAND. AT  A LI. PRICES.        ~      *  BLK1R St KDM7VY  TELEPHONE  2���������L  I  CARLISLE    BLOCK  ft  HEADACHES.  *^$s**$ --*'C, *~  jfi&Q&t-; .-���������     *.  * V^Cf! *m*f-*"   '   '     '  \\1  the     rcsuil. of cy3     straininsr, cured J9ri&������S!tc-sx-\'<���������'.'������������������  *4i   Eyaminations    and sight tests free  \iJlof chaigc.  ft  ft  AT  FIRST   AVE.,  \)t  ft  ft  (i  &  a,  \l;  ft  ft  ft  WATCHMAK ER, JEWELER, OPTICIAN   ^  LADYSMITH jj:  S������^s,3':-,-,-'*.>i.-':'    '    .  K!i&.������5������'rb.' Tift*".*,-  ymmmt -v  \'?5'*i������,������,**!k;-*;~*C': ���������**,**    ��������� * 1  '  *B. FORCrMHER'S ,^Si*-  g9L\\ * "W*w ;i<."ftXU'������-C     -���������*   '  **mV���������       >am\s^       *<*'^'  ^%> *'*~  *<%>  .-JS^.^-9:t.fr>������-c:������?:>?:������&.>?->?.  ^^^������2^������*.>ff->������.v>*^'>-.->^'*-������>  Stoek  at Holstons  Dinner and Tea Sets  $10.00 Dinner  Sets,  97   pieces,  now  $ 7.00  $13.00 Dinner Sets, 0*7 pieces,  now    9.00  $15.00 Dinner Sets,  97  pieces,  now    10.00  $20.00 Dinner  Seis,  97   pieces,  n ow     15.00  $25.00 Dinner   Sets,   115   pieces,    now '. ��������� 18.00  $35.00 Dinner   Sets,   98  pieces,  now :  25.00  Watch our Window f o ���������-1. O. C. Lin es  1      HILBERT     "|  FARMERS'    MEAT   flARKET  On ist Ave*ttc  0eo. Roberts  Proprietor  HOTFL  LADYSMITH  RATES���������$1.00     per    day.      Finest  Wines',  Liquors  and  Cigars.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Uit'.-a $1.25 ar.������l $1.6( ���������  *-*h rn Lue !o  all ttee-Bkost  la������di������E������ aB������l  rniliray depots.    Eloctric cars ���������veiy fi >������  rniBut*������  to all  JM.1IS ���������!   iha  mi'j.    t.ir  and t-ablo wtiftxcelled.  JF. ������JL.YNE8, Pi'syrietor,  First Avenue, Ladysmith, B.  O.       ABBOTT ST.,    VANGOOVER, B.C.  D. Cl WHITE.  i  i  4


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