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 r������ftJ*������i-.*jrf-^ft(1  ������������������vAiii'������MiihM'r'>*n iiVliniiii i ��������� nUi -ir^f iin I  '>-t*-t*^;ij,**1*il*+i  *&GS&,AT1VJ2 ASSEMBLY^  MAR 2 i WO*  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  VOIv.,2  MONDAY,  MARCH   J9,   190C.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  PRAYS FOB  1 LIFE  AT  INTERESTING  ST. WRICK  ��������� A   very interesting  sermon       was  preached last evening  before  a fairly-  large congregation at the Presbyter-  1 have  been a faithful  jia" ������*">������* by ^ Rev. R. Boyle. Thc  ��������� rso    dealt     with St.   Patrick,  Winnipeg,   March  19���������"O, God, save  my  brother,  Thou  knowesl that   , 1  haw, come four hundred miles       to  save    hint  Christian  woman.  O' ,God, 'hour the  |  prater of thy .servant." i:is birthplace, ' life-work in  Ireland,  "Tlie     wwie    was   the assize court '������"'��������� t,eath-   DurinS the speaker's pre-  Saturday aftcruoo.. during the trial   P������ration  for the ministry   he      had  of John S. Clay for the murder    of   ������'*-"' fo'tunato .enough to have,spent  William     Cooper in  the Zimmerman   m'(:h time ia RtudJr of ancient chinch  block last December. hislory, and that of which he spal.c  'last  e.ening  was not-taken    * from  AMERICAN  POACHERS TO  KINBftD  OF MINES  SOONPOGET  SOUND WILL  BE"  AT BE  OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY  Ottawa,   -March    17���������Sir        Wllfr-I  Laurier,. in   tho   house   today,    made  St. .John's Kid. March 17���������The  projwved attempt to arrest, four  American citizens   serving   on    board  thu   Ufitidh  Alaska  four sealing* sch-   changes.      Ho  recited   the       (.-irciur.  ooner Zillah at San Francisco,     Ik'- stances     of  Sir  W.  Mulock  reL-iring  cause   American      law   forbids      Aiii-!a"(l   Mr      Ayhsswoi-th's   appointment  .���������ricau;   to     hunt   for seals," occasio-i   '"   hiti   P'-ifo.     , The, premier        ab.e  ,-d   much  interest here    because     ih**   stated     that lie bad offered       a  antler' involves   the   "question   v. he  Seattle,  March  19.���������United  States  Fish     Commissioner  Bowers recom-  Thc voice ol Clay's sister rose upon    tbe     hushed air of the crowded  any cntoyclopedia-, tout from' perusal ot  ancient  documents'dealing   with  thc  court-room, and (he spectators, after i-fe ;.mj history; of St. Patrick. Ow  a start of surprise, averted their fac- nig to the fact that the latter was  es as the tears of the brother     and    n������fc a literary  man,  he had   left  but  sister  mingled   across  the   rail       of  ,itt,e in res'*ct  ,0 litcrature for the  I pcru.'iancc of generations  to  follow.  thc prisoner's box. The jury had   re- llowwcl.f he Iwd lcft tWo works, one  her     ihe   American    herring vos-  . I--   can catch oul.'lide  tlie  three mil-'  .n't   before  entering   isowfoundlan I  an uxplantion of the ministerial mends the discontinuance of all government fishery work here. Tie declares that the Baker lake hatchery  the only, sockeye hatchery in thc  st.le, will soon be abandoned owing  to ihe lack of fish.  He says several cases have arisen  sucge-itivc of  benefits  that might'ac-  crte    to    the fishing industry if the  go eminent exercised  jurisdiction.   A  The,  that lie bad offered  portfolio     to  Mr.  Temple-man       'ind  .suggested   that   ha   should     run     for  the   Common*;,   ' which   -Mr.     Tempi..'  Hum   ngrcul   with.      The   litiler    al-.o  .i ,t  I a I  tired to consider its verdict, and the  man whose life.was at stake .bowed *  his head    against  the '    rail,  while  Mrs. Sanders,  who had come     from  Paul to he with him   in his  hour   of  sorest need, huddled close against the  .front of   (he  box  in  an attitude   of  supplication.    Oblivious of* her   surroundings,  in   full campinectTng) \ o'ice  she wrcstlei   *vith the Lord for   her  brother's life.  The faithful" sister prayed, so her  words   rccaled,     as  she had never  dealing with his life and methods  of  coiuersion   to the faith of thc Irish  people.  After quoting several eminent authorities on ancient church history  regarding the,, birth-place of Sl-  Patrick the speaker favored thc belief that St. Patrick had been born  in , Dumbarton, Scotland. Although  some argued "that thc Saint had  been born in Brittany, the speaker  favored the theory of the Scottish  claim     inasmuch    as   the undisputed  nti'i-N   to   tuko  herring   as they did   aff"-'-������������   '"'  the   readjustment   of poit  j folios.      Mr.  Templemnn    .ran  in Vie  toria ami lie  was glad  when he   was  ( returned    |>y    ,   a   ' large      mnjorit v.  i many   leading     Conservatives  of  th-:  , , city   'contributing    to that     majority  Columbus,     O.,   March     17��������� .1 iidge | It   was   decided   that   the    geological  despite   proto.-ds.  . o���������������������������  fiOT   FOUR   YF.ARS.  The attendance at the St. Patrick  Concert on Saturday night last was  5ina.II, but the entertainment provided, generally spoaking, good. The  members oi the city band, under  .vliose auspices the affair was given,  had been fortunate enough to secure  the sen ices of several talented vocalists and instrumentalists, and one or  I wo items on the programme      were  nillon today sentenced Frnkio .Melius, who was formerly fent'ie*  .veiiyiit   champion   of    Ohio,    to   ioi.i  ,uuri   i n   tho  Ohio   pmitentiary    for  nocking     down     W.    A. Watkins, of  I'ui^burg    while   on tho street    he-*-.  and   robbing-  him, "-of $1,.'!00.  -4-  prayed before, und, |>efore the ten |fact that Patrick was taken prisonc'i  minutes of < awful tension were con- jat the age of IC and taken to Ireland  eluded, she had asked for Divine bene I would, bear out this claim far better  diction upon the prisoner, herself,  the Crown, the prisoner's friends,  the judge, tlie jury, and all mankind  At last she'.triumphantly assured her  brother that tlie. Lord had granted  her prayer, and was loudly exhorting hini to pray for  himself,' when  than the supposit On that a prisoner  would' be taken from Brittany, a  place little frequented by ,the wild  Lands from Ireland at that time.  Having     dwelt on the birthplace of  the great  Saint at some length, the  MARRIES yV COUNTUSS.  Cleveland, March 17.��������� Edward  K'eene, a Cleveland man i.s to mar  ry I he Countoes Lataz/.i ol France  The first news of the approaching  wedding was received here in  we.d'.'ingiiii'. Stations. The wedding  i.s lo take1 place at Westminster, lyon-  don.  and  mines  brancb.es    should  be plated   under Mv.  Toinpleinan.   o   Judge Alton li. Parker slate.-;  that he'i.s convinced that Pre.<-i-  dent Uoosuvc-lt will 'ask for a iv-  nomination to the presidency, although he aistinct ively stated after his last nomination that he  never again would be a candidate  under any circumstances. Most of  the People who read Mr. Parker'j  statement   will  net.    agree  with him-  valuahle    station    property  may  he  | really  first-rate.    The sonss  of Mrs  rendered   worthless, through the  failure  of  thc States  to  alTord  protection to thc fish.    The  Pacific States  fisheries are so extensive and exhaust-it e,  and  the  projerly  interests  involved  are so great,   that  every  pre  caution should be taken to insure an  unimpaired perpetuation of the -.aiii  ous " species  of   salmon.  lie said:    "There will   be no   fish  in   Pi.'get   Sound   in   the  near  future  UStMLl  iM FORMED  YESTERDAY  The meeting held at Nanaimo yesterday for the purpose of discussing  plans to form a baseball league for  this section of the Island was very  well attended, and it was decided "to  form a five-team league. The teams  are, two from Nanaimo, one from  Ladysmith, one from Chemainus and  one from Duncans, lt was also decided to form a junior baseball league.  The following officers were elected:  President, P. Gouge,   vice-president  11.  P.  Sutherland; sec-treasurer, T.  Uiysdale,   who   was at   her  best and  -sang     with all     her old   power and  sweetness,   were,  perhaps,   the  gem  ol     the evening.      ijer    rendition of'    lhe 0,Iicers were rettj-iestod to draw  Sweet Minionette. was perfect.  Miss    up,a schedule and submit the same at  s    Booth.  ', ' * T  TWKNTY  TWO KILLED.  Pueblo,    Colo.,  March   17.���������Twenty  tuo  killed  and   twentj-two     injuied  speaker passed on  to the .life     and  Sheriff   Inkster    soothingly    touched    work of Irela-ul's  patron Saint.    At   t ,     ,  her  upon  the arm ami told  her   she   the age of 22,  after having been held   ton's,a '"'ll,co  a>p   tho' latost   estmi-  must make less noise.       , captiw  for  six years   by  thc Irish,    aLc o1  tho <-a&ulties    ��������� <-he    wreck  Two hours  afterward thc jury re-    St. Patrick made his escape, landing   of  l,w  two    Denver   and Rio Grande  turned      a verdict  of   manslaughter,    ,n     Scotland at a place since  called    Passenger  trains at   Adobe,     Colo.,  letting Clay off with his life., after him, Port Patrick, and situat-   ������"  Friday     inommg.     Only     seven  ed but a few miles from the place of ol" ***e <Jctul bodies have been pos-  his birth. Referring then to the writ itively identified on account' of tho  ings of Patrick, the speaker then told nvitiliation of thu victims by fire  of how Patrick had seen a vision, in , Two telegraph operators are held  which appeared a man bearing letters J rosponsib-ie for the disaster. Both,  from influential-people of Ireland'ask-.'-have been discharged from the soring him to return and preach the jvice of tlie road. A coroner wil!  Cbristain faith.   Ireland at that time"   begin  an  investigation    of the      a<--  NANAIMO  NEWS NOTES  THE TKAMSTKUS M.EKT.  The teamsters of the city turaed  out ia good numbers last night ' o  thu meeting which was held m the  Fire Kail for the purpose of dis-  uussi'ig matters in connection wilh  the learning business. 'lhe feeling  of the meeting was unanimous * m  favor cm organizing a union, and a  committee of three, consisting of  Messrs. P. Bennett,'.F. Dawson and  TV Mnnnion. w-a.s appointed . to ��������� in-  teryiow the teamsters not represent,  ed at last night's meeting inner . re- j  port at the .next- meeting, whit  be  held  oh March   27..        *  consistent "of many sections (divided  into kingships, ten or twelve in all,  and, after responding to the invitation to return to Ireland which had  been contained in the vision, it \v������s  Patrick's custom to al'I'roach rach  king separately and alone  with  his  cident on  Monday.  .10K CANS   WINS.  Los AiiQcii-s,   March 17���������foe Cans,  of   i'altimore     tonight knocked      out  (arguments    for  the  Christian   faith.     Mike (twin)  Sullivan  of   Boston     i������  \fter the 1-ing was won  over it  was   the  tenth round.   o   ATTACKED fiV  STALLION  Wellsville, March 17���������Myron J\  Walsh, well known horseman, was  nearly killed this afternoon by i-ln*  famous stallion Btarhall which was  recently bought at the Madison sale  by Wellswlle sportsmen. Starhall  attacked a visitor at the stable 'o-  day, when Walsh attempted to drive  off the  horse it  turned    upon       hini  tier  dragged  him  from   thc      stnl1  His right arm was lacerated and broken   in   two   places.      Jlis   right  was broken  in   two places     anil  was  internally   injured.  tftlu.-] Clay, always a favorite with a   ti,e next meetine.  which will beheld  Ladysmith  audience on  account     of     at  the  Nanaini������ Athletic Club     on  lhe rare richness of her voice, sang ?und*7. "f V ?el^atf lC<m the  , , ������   towns included     in the league were  cm, more delightfully than usual, (present and it seemed to be the opi'n  unless there are laws provided that "M������ss Dobcson<0f Nanaimo ma<ie her ' ion of all that with the formation of  will protect them. The present laws-; first- appearance before a local audi- ! the league the coming b-asetall sea-  do not protect." | pnCe,   and received   a flattering   recep- !so:i wil1 ^e most successsful.     ���������   ������������ 2��������� '  Tokio,, March 17���������A severe earthquake occurred at Tagia, Formosa  today. Hundreds of buildings were  destroyed and many hundreds of per  sons   were   killed.   o   KEG ATT AS   GALORE.  New York, March 17���������The regatta  dates so far arranged are as follows*. New Kngland Association He  gatta Worcester, Mass , * Jury 1;  People's Regatta, Philadelphia, July  14. Schu\lkill Hiver Navy Regatta.  Philadelphia, June 30; Harlem He-  gntla Association, New York, May  30.  GABRIOLAMAN  LOSES FIGHT  Chemainus, March 17���������Frank  ' lion,  her  song being enthusiastically  I applauded.  She responded   to an  encore. ***  The    director of the band, Mr.   I.  0.     Whitcom.be.  rendered  "Violets"  on thc cornet, and to say. that     this  .���������- . '"'  talented  musician   was  in  his   usual  nandz was given the decision over good form is to make it understood  Bob Martin of Oabriola islnnu ai that to' those present this selection  thc <-nd  of  the fifteenth  round      be-  was a treat.  fore a large, audience tonight. t The Others who obliged and did excep-  fiaht. was fast from the first round tionally well were Mr. G. Horne, of  until the end of ,the fifteenth round. -Nanaimo, who gave four comic songs  Both men fought well, in the 15th Mr- Haliday, who also sang a comic  round Martin was knocked down selcction; Mr. Barclay, ��������� whose step-  tv. ice and sustained such injuries as 'Uincin������ formed one of the features of  to make further defense impossible. the I'rogramme; Mr. F. Ashton play  Fernandez was thereiore given tha C(1 U'e "^ompanioments and also  decision gavc' a i)iano solo most .^.cceptiatyF-  ANY EYCtTSF~F~Tf              ' , The. LadJ'';;niit'h city taud ^s * not  ,ti       ?V    3        '.������������������       \ deteriorated since last it was   heard  The     intermediate    football  team ia pilWic aIwl Se,oral  SB,ections were  stnt up from Victoria  on  Saturday most creditably rendered  u      , was oom-P������sed of young- g-iants, near-. A]r   F   w   1^awes   who was in  th^  He was  terribly  noured    by the ho,  ly  ev,c y  rilan   being  weightier  than Chuir,   at the  op 2g  ������!iIX ^  -.     teeth and hoofs^   beioro a ho,-  any of the  Ladysmith  players,    but nuuls  lnost a^pr0iate  t0 ^ ^  the Colonist   .in  relating  the defeat oasion.     The dance, that, followed the  I"  !CH ?>     fit     fmAS S������r U,e Van- concMfc  ���������s  ���������y ^ell.attended.The  qjiiriied the  following   excuse: evening's entertainment  was decided-  Thc  game*   aciccd the usual      vim ]y good> ami  all who wene fortimate  and dash,    lhe Ladysu.iti, -boys were cnouRh   to     ^ preSeilt spent a ihor.  niuca lioavier than lhc Victorians and" ou���������}liv en*ovab*e evening.  log  he  xILinkrs rtor;un voyacje.  look advantage of   it.  kill  A..FLEA SANT 8M0KEU.  fnlccruian Lodge, Sons of St.  George held their regular mectjiig lash  night, ancl it was rather strange to  sou so ��������� many black, ties displayed,  out of respect to the defeat sustained at Rugby by thc British!  Columbia Eagles. At Inst . night's  meeting live, applications for mem-  borship'weie'received, and live* new  ���������members .( all footballers at that.)  were put through the ancient mysteries .of   the Order.  After tho general business had  been transacted, all thehrotlicrs adjourned   to  the rear  hall  and  spent  the 'balance  of  the   time    in   a  good 'of  Iceland's Saint  old.iasliioned  smoker    mixed    ��������� with  refreshments.     The  following        programme  being  rendered.  Speeches, by the Chairman. Mr. ^.^ ,m eXplan,ltioliof lhis llc ha(l  John llilberl. and P. Wngst.au an.l ,}C011 . told bv the sexto.i that it was  songs by Messrs 'V. .lordan, W. Wag-(the custom of Ulc thousands oi pil-  statr, H. Freeman, A., llrudshaw, 'gl-i,ns who visited the grave to ��������� take  W.E.-Mumming. ,j. Crutchley. . C. away with them a little of the dirt  Hainford, .1. Kollet, J. Bradshaw. covering the grave, believing they  J. Aitken, J. .Chapman. JO. Coundley' liad in their possession some of thc  R. Micholson, J. C. Piper ,aml ashes of Saint. Patrick. The sexton  John  Piper. , .        explained that.he had many     times  "A committee* was appointed  to ar- .HI led .in. the execution   with   earth  on    St-   from  other parts of thc grounds,  but  when   a   always  with, the result that it  was,  in assort  time, removed  by  the pi I-  a;rinis.  a much easier matter to con/crt the  people, although much opposition uvu.s  encountered  from   the Druid or pagan  priests.     3.\he centre of Ireland   was  ruleu  by the   principal,  or, in fact,  the  real,  kingof Irel-*nd,  and  in   his  writings  St.  -Patrick tells of      his  strug^s for conversion of this king.  After much opposition he was finally  granted  an    audience.   The   speaker  then told !of the;. difficulty exi*erienccd  in explaining to the**king Wie teachings  of the bible regarding the Trini.  ty.    The latter could not  understand  the theory of three in 0ne. Finally,  plucking    a shamrock,     St.   Patrick  pointed to the, three leaves and   the  stalk, 'illustrating 'the  three  in  one  as a. whole���������God the- Father, God the  Son and God the Holy Ghost.     The  ruler of thc Irish accepted the v*xpla-  mition,  and  after  his conversion    it  was, according to the writings  of St  Patrick,   a'comparatively  easy   mat,.  to   to   introduce* the  Christian faith  throughout treiaiid.  In giving, a description, nf the grave  which is generally accepted as that  md ��������� which , the  sjoaker hud been fortunate enough to  have seen but a few years ago,. he  told of how ihe ^ravc appeared sunken in: to a depth of-several feet.. When  NAM EL ES S S U ICiDE,  New York, March 17���������The- ". fcody  6X a. man, ���������w-Iio committed suk-ide  in this city .on .March 18, ami who  'had a ��������� memorandum -bearing ihe.  name ' 'i-fenry'- Peterson, LT.ft.R.S..  Franklin.'' has not been ideiu.'t'.e.d.  The mail's name was confused v.itn  that of H. J. Pcternian, 'blind-  master of the Fuanl-lin Pavman Co.  who i.s at Norfolk, whence he has  .wvittijn to his family in -ihis ei'l.v  t.    t he   is  alive and   well.   .  CROFTOiV SMKLTER.  G.  II.  Robinson,   president  of the  ���������Britannia Smelting Company,  Limillusion,   llai-ch   17-Terif.c     March   ed>   issut,s   lJ]e  folk>wing   cir'ciljai.. .<T  gales  and   tedious  delays     we,-.-*    re- j hes  to< a,i\ise you lnat iWr   i*,}lomas  ported  by steamers arriving   at this   Kiddie has retired from the manage-  port  today.    Tho   Wii.son and    Fur- 'mont of tlie Britannia Smelting Co.,  ness Leylnnd     liner   Lancaster   from   Limited.    Mr.   H.   C.  Bellinger,  eon  Dominion Express money'ordcrs can  be  procured  at  Knight's   Bookstore,  i    ... .        -.       , .,.--���������      Mr.  Knight having recently made ar-  London     reported that her  suiting engineer lor the company  hai <       -iu jt x   4  ,  1 i    :     J.   ������ ..        . ' .��������� '���������   ,l"   rangoments .with the company to take/  Miss   T,.   * accompanied  by  Misses Thomas,  Barnes and Knight,  went  down to the Chemainus hospital this  morning to sec Mr. G. Ja-  fohson,   who   is now  in   the hospital  suffering from iniuries received in an  accident, at loggintr camp No. C. Mr.  Jacobson i.s reported  to be doing as  well as could  re expected.  ,MARINE.  -S.S.     Burrard and scow    were in  port this morning for coal.  The tug Daisy struck on the    bar  The     condition  of Mis.   W.  Dunn,  who  was  brought here from  California last ivce\* seriously ill is report-   thatruns out from the. spit in coming  ed to lie improving.   o   : up   from    the hrad of the l*-av      ou  I Saturday.    She struck as tho      tide  was  goina- out  and consr|-Vuentlv was  a fixture   for  scleral  hours,   waiting  for high tide to get free.  decks -had . bejun   flooded  by.   t.ren.en-' assumed ��������� the  duties  of general  mana-  dous  seas  from   the moment   she left 'ger,  and  will scside at  Crofton,    B.  the   English    channel-     The  steamer  was  ono  and  a  half  days     overdue.  -    ���������- _ o__���������i���������.���������  Vigo,   Spain,   March   17���������The Ger.-  C. ���������'���������.air-.C M". Dull has been .'appointed, general auditor of all the   island  interests on .the west- coast under, my  control, and  will have general charge  of. the business of the Britannia sinel  harbor tonight.' In endeavoring to  avojiLan outgoing ..boat the steam  cr ran into the. sea wall. The crew  w.-ik  saved.  INTERMEDIATES SHOW  SPLENDID FORM  Defeated Victoria- Centrals on  Saiur=  day last by Score  8-1  man steamship Cap Koca .-. from*, ter Company,. Limited, Crofton. B.C  ���������Buenos Ayres, ^eb. 25-,: for ' Jlaii1-j'and the Altwint Andrew mines, Prince  burg was   wrecked  on  entering    ."the of    Wales   island,   Southern   Alaska,  and  will reside at Crofton, B.C.Mr.  C. B. Holmes has assumed the-duties  of secretary and treasurer and general accountant of the Britsuuuia Smel-  t'ing   Company,   Limited,   with   headquarters at Crofton, B.C.   Mr. Samuel McMurren has assumed the duties  heretofore performed by Mr.  Dull at  'the Britannia .Copper Syndicate,   Li-  niitod. air. 'J..yi.   Lee. will continue  as secretary  and general accountant  of the Britannia    Copper Syndicate,  |Limiiied.    These  changes   took    elTcct  March 15th. lilOG."  j    Mrs.  Robert*?,  wife of Rev.     Roh-  ! erts of. Cooper  Island,   accompanied  j^by Miss Roberts, visited airs. T. D.  aiiss  Dykrs  of. Duncans  is   ia town   Conway, First Avenue, yesterday, re-  on a visit' to aiiss -L. Morgan...���������,������������������    ���������    .turning"'home this morning.  over the agency here  ������������������; o  ALL CLASSES MUST  OBSERVE SUNDAY LAW  Ottawa, March 19���������The Lord's A>ay   emption of Jews from  observance of  Showing form  in  football  thai but  Ladysmith,   Cullcndar  on   the  left  range for an entertainment  George's Day, April 2;*jth,  good   time   is  expected.  ��������� ��������������������������������� n ���������.  LYMAN   GA13R  .RKSICJNS.  New Yolk, March 17���������Tt was well  known iu Wall Street yesterday thui  Iiyman. J. Cage, former Se'-.re-  lury of the Treasury, has decide:!  to resign as President, of the Unit  ed States Trust Company, to which  position he was elected after hi i  resignation from President MclCin-  ley's  cabinet    a  few years ago.  YALE  WINS  FAS1LY.  Ithaca,   March 17���������Yale     outoluss-  rf   Cornell   at  wrestling    tonight     in  the  dual   meet   here,      winning       all  of  the  six   bouts.        Four   decision-;  were   on  falls     and    two   on   points.  The shortest  bout   was 'bet-we.ou Ken-  worthy,   of  Yale,   and    Whitehead   of  Cornell     in   the heavy  weight   clans.  Whitehead being  thrown   in one minute  and  ten  seconds.  few ever drciumcd  (hey  possessed, thc  intermedia le  football   team   of  Ladysinith     on Saturday  last criishingly  defeated   the Victoria  Centrals.     In  spite of      the  fact  that  the visitors  were    by      far the   heavier  team of  players,   they  were simply  lost- when  up  against  the  men of this  city,  and  their  play completely   outclassed.  However,  they did   their best aud  put     up  a clean  game,   faking their  healing Hie men.   .They  were defeated eight to one.  .J. Adam     refereed   .the game and  gives the op:::.*o*n that In -the.'ranks of  th<}  local  intermediate players     are  hoys who-,  in a couple of years, will  be able to take the places of thc present     senior   players   and  fill  them  with  credit.    Me considers Uiat among    the  intermediate   players     are  m;'n   wlfo,   with   training,  will make  footballers  of very   rare  quality.  Thc match on Saturday can hardly  be termed interesting, it being too  one-nided.    The score  was opened by  Kev; Dr. Sutherland, superintendent of Methodist Missions, arrived  at -Vancouver on Friday. lie was  met at the station by Rev. W. E.  Prescott, Rev. R. Newton Powell  and Rev. Dr.  Wh.ittingion.    Dr. Suf-h  Alliance .'claims     that the petitions  presented to Parliament in favor   of  Sunday  observance  legislation represent seven hundred and fifty thousand*  persons,  counting  the  families       of  men  who signed,  and  is the  largest  petition  ever  presented  to   the Canadian Parliament.  Thc Dominion Lord's Day  Alliance  will  shortly oppose  the idea  of ex-  the proposed Sunday observance law.  "If   conscience justifies exemption  .... --?������������������������������������        se," remarked an alliance  officer today,  "thc same claim could  be made for the Seventh Day  Adven-  tists who keep Saturday, for thc aio-  hammedaiis, who keep Friday,     and  the very same claim could. be made  on iiehalf of the mormons to wed as  many wives, as they please.  LARGE SUM  COLLECTED SATURDAY  wing, putting two through in quick Jerlaiid will leaxe ou the Empress of  .suceessioii. The home forward line jhidiafor Japan, and wil be away  were playing very good comibd-nation a-i'out three months. His work will  rrom the start, and the'lealher w������s j he in'the central portion of that  chiefly kept in the vicinity of the j country, across from Tokio on the  \isitors' goal. By hair lime thc 'east and Kaiiazawa on the west  scoie. was -1-1.', the Centrals having jcoast. This will be his third trip  scored by a very pretty shot from j there in connection with missions,  aile.    In  the second  half of       the    having been  previously in 18S9   and  game Victoria  warmed   up  and sever-  nj   times  the ball  was taken to-    the  home  goal,   but  thc goal-keeper was  up to his job.   He" saved some shots  wry cleverly, and his  work generally was most   scientific.  Fagan      and  Crossan at full back were solid. The  forward  line generally showed   good  condition, the play of the right.wing  T.  McMillan  aud   Michie,   being fast  nnd \������ry clever.    At ten  minutes before the  last   whistle the score stood  0-1,  and  thrive  of  the visitors'  anx-  1902  Wellington    Colliery   Co.   Employees  Subscribe Liberally to Sport  Ground Fund  The handsome sum  of $181     was    J. B. Dyer    Philadelphia,    March 17���������Becoming   collected  from   the employees   of  the     J.   Gogo      confused by   tho shrill blasts    of    a ���������; EXtcnSion   mines at  the Bank      on    Union Brewery  locomotive   whistle,       J.   Peters,  Saturday   last.      Messrs.   Dunsmuir,     .).   Tapella ..  ... 50.00  .. 50.00  .... 25.00  ... 25.00  ... 20.00  ... 15.00  ... 10.00  ... 10.00  the  Pennsiyvania    railroad       today, j those     who  had   promised  sub-scrip-    Ladysmith Ledger .10.00  the  Order of   Christian Brothers ima ; <-.    Smith   a]ul   j    Campbell       very Dr.  Wasson   Instructor of   the   Catholic    protect | kimliv sav.e ther services to the com W. E. Morrison    ory for  boys   near Morris town, Pa.,   niiftee and   were  at  the pay  wicket Simon Leiser & Co., Ltd  was  killed   by  a  freight   train        on 'throughout  the day,   collecting     from Illair &  Adam   Peter   was  walking  along   thc    mils , tions.   There are  still  a nomier  when      two   trains   approached   from 'r,cq!)le to   be collected from.  of   Russell  Simpson  J. Bickle  10.00  5.00  ious  s   to catch   the   four   o'clocktrain, 'opposite  direction.-*.    The whistles be |    The collections up to date  are as    Canadian  Bank of Commerce  ... 5.00  left  thc field.   Aflcr   their  departure,   j wildered  him,   and   in attempting to , follows:  two more goals were������scored by the  local men.  A.  A. Cornwall,  5.00  step  aside he walked   in   front   of a . Wellington C.  C.  Employees   $181.00   Waiters   &   Alenhead'.   ... 5.00  tmin  <,���������ri  ���������-<,= -������������������ Hntrr, John Tha .y-,  50.00   w.  Sneddeu    5.00  train  and  was run down.  f  i  i DAILY LEDGER  IHE DAILY LEDGER  Punhsned   every day except S������nday.  ������Y        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  'ft  cents  a  month,    $5  per  year   In  advance      Advertising rates on ap  nflcation.  MONDAY,   MARCH  IO,   I!)0U.  The very large sum  ol money   collected fiom   the employees   of      the  Wellington    Colliery  Company       on  Saturday  last,   is  an evidence of  the  widespread interest being taken     in  the foimalion of a recreation  ground  for  this city,  and  will not  only   be  of      material  use  to the committee,  but  is  agieat   encouragement       foi  them     to     continue   their energetic  work.   The munificence of Lhc ' donations  from business men and private  citii.e������s  alike  shows   the  commit tea  that their work'is being appreciated.  We arc confident that those who ha', c  ..subscribed wall  never regret.     their  "generosity, for even this stim>m(er they  will enjoy  the  pleasure  that  recreation grounds afford.  -   .The curfew bylaw,  or,  peil-iaps, tlw  fear of punishment that,  under     its  provisions, can  le meted out to. those  who violate  it,   has* hurt n. noticeable  effect on  the boys of  the town. Si no  the   tolling  of the curfew bell       was  commenced last Monday those young  gentlemen   whose sole  object  in  life,  a little  while ago, seemed to be   M)  make the evening hideous with their  wild noiJ-cs, and to  make onBlav{:|Ms  'on the pickets     of c tixens' iiarmle^s  fences,   and  otherwise   do  their best  to  annoy their neighbors, are     now  invisible when   night approaches, and  peace reigns.  .The Accident and Burial Fund Ambulance 'Class  is well  attended every  Sunday   morning,   and wc learn    that  Dr'. Wasson has now twenty-seven pupils.     The    classes are held  in the  pay offices and  those  to whom     the  Doctor    is giving  instruction   arc ail  pupils.     Tha    time they give lo the  btudy   'is well    spent and  tlie knowledge they aie acquiring hound to be  useful in  the futuie.  The   Vernon  Xevs  says    that a  "soon ai.   it   is   assured    that   the government  subsidy       for   Lbo    buildim  of   the midway  &  Vernon      will     I-  '���������aid,   iho  company   will   at oik*  jay oil its debts, put men tovvor'.  on constinction etc. To the in:*  of even ordinary honesty it won1'  look more human if the capinv  ists who .started in to build th  road, would pay up the time died-  issued  months   ago     to  inen v\h  woilded   the  .shovel     and  pick i-  good   fnith,     and   did     not kno*  then-  jia.v   depended     on   a   subsidv  ~ DAVIO SPENCER-  (Nanaimo)  MILLINERY DEPARTMENT  To our many .patrons and friends  we wish to introduce our  Milliner, MISS M. SWAIN,  from Tacoma.   Miss Swain (late of  New York City) has been  n the American ���������Coast cities, Tacoma,   Seattle  and  Poitlan *i for the past two years.   We can assure you  01 prompt   and  courteous treatment at all t mes.  -ygg   -     ...      .i      ��������� .���������     ^S Regarding Styles=-  '7m  NOTICE.  NOTICE  is  heieby  ffhcn   that  I  intend  to apply  at the next sitting  of the License  Board  of  the City of  Ladysmith      B.C.,  for a transfer  of  the retail liquor license now held by  me for  the premises known  as the Ladysmith  Hotel,   Htuated   on  Lot '.*,  Block 27, to Roht. Scot!   and    A'lex-  Smith.  F.  W.  MILLAR  , I):il(d at'Ladysmith  tbe Kith day  Match,  HMlfi.  of  Esquimau   &  stailwsy  by   his   ,  LI A EGA  in fact.  \.  REID  HR- OK-3  PrfOTO GRAPH    . T. OFO  Is '"��������� Kail* <1-p--n  VICTORIA   CRESCENT     opposite Fire Hall  Nanaimo,' fcS. C.  ;  Time Table No. 51  Trail.- leave Ladysmith for Victoria and all iiilennciiiale stations at  9.10 a.m. daily, and at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesdays,' Saturdays and Sundays. | i . i lyj  Trains leave Ladysmith for Wellington and all intermediate stations  at 11.57, a.m. daily, and at 6.0������J p. in. on Wedn* days, Saturdays aud  Sundays.  Excursion Tickets ���������~������^>  c7>  MEY  TAIKS���������  "jm  w  ^5  3m  Mr. C. SPENCER, who is just finishing his European buying tiip, has bought us an exceptionally handsome lot of MILLINERY, including HAT SHAPES, TRIMMINGS, FLOWERS, Etc. etc, direct fro in Paris and New York.' Many styles  which will be shown by us have never reached the Canadian  travellers'  hands  yet.  You'll find us fust a ml paramount in artistic Millinery.  Our Styles arc Sure Our prices cannot help being right, mil  with fair and courteo is treatment we expect to make the  "Spriny   100G"  the ijreat est in the firm's history.  Waii for "Spencer's"  Millinery���������We'll have  both  Eastern and Western S yles  %fMr^r^r^r^rWMW#   o   Caldwell, Id., iiai-ch. 17���������The si-,  national allegations made,again-.1 ..  1!. JIos.s, foreman oi tho tliiii.  Jury,     which indicted   Chas. vo-  Win.   Haywood      and   G.      I'etLibor  were not   sustained    when    tesi,!i".on  m   tho   mailer   was     taken      jp    u'  tui'e    Disuict  .Judge   Frank        .-.i.ii*  Mr    Moss   testified  that  he had tailed       with       no       one       about     lb  ease   outside   thc    jury   room,       .in  further   testified   that   be  had   noi t"  any time   expressed   an opinion as i.  the   ainlt  or  innocence     of the ,ie> i  ed   man.      Affidavits        of   Gowr >  Gooding   and attorney    llalley. .del-���������  ing-   that   they  had   any     conversa*.-���������  ion   with      foreman     lloss    in       ir.  Slcnnonberg     case.     as  nllcsjod    T-.  the   defence,     were   also   introduced  FALSE REPORT.  nucha rest, Uoumania. March 17--  It is officially stated that there i*  no truth in the. report publis'-'-ed  in T;"ndon no"'-riapeis ihis morp  ���������H' of lhe 'cious illness of K'."j  (M,arl -s   of  "PoumanU    ,  L UN CANS.  (The Leudor.)  Mi������>s. liobic Lewis, of Ladysinith is spending a low dajs .vi'.h  lie-  sister,     Mis.    li.   13.   Held.  At eleven o'clock on Wednesday  last Mrs. -Mearn's stole washm  I un into aud during- her absence  uf three minutes the till wa*- ������������������*���������'  bad of S30. Two suspects wore .ii"  rested within two hours ou siis  pioitm. It is lo be hoped that a  conviction will he oblained-'is this  district is fairly free of this soit.  of crime and the poisons trying it  should be  taught a   les.-on.  Mr.     A.    1-J.    Lomas     received olli-  cial     notilicatioii        ol   his    appointment   as   GovermiKiit agent    at Dun  can,, to    succeed      J.   L-    Maitiuiid  McDoug-all,   resigned.  AI. A. Wyldo, circulation niaun-  uci-oiMhc Yiet'oria Times is a visitor to Duncan. Ho hud thu misfortune a lew days ago, to lall  ancl break his arm,- and came heio  to recuperate. Mr. Wylde is an .v  dent sportsman .and notwithstanding his crippled arm h<i made some  good catches uf nice fish in Cow-  ichan River K is hoped he will  .->oori   recovor  the use   of his    arm  IT DEFIES  COMPETITION  Mi  AS  LOUD  TO  US   AS   AN VONE.  IF  YOU  ARE PAY.ING  CASH  FOR YOUR   MEAT  WILL GO FURTHER!F   YOU  BUY    PROM   US  YOUR   DOLLARS  good for  going  journey  Saturdays  the following Monday.  ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  ���������nd Sundays,  returning not later than  ���������Sfeamfc. Joan   -Oar Sash Prises Ssamof Be BeafeaY  il!  Sails from Ladysmith . r*r Vt.is.vo itvcr every Cnturdav at COO a.m. and  j returning sails from  Vancou. a*     mi-'   i.c'iy-smith at 2.30  p.m.  PAN NELL   A.  SKET  Cor. Port.  Streets.  ~flO  :..    'OURTNEY.  rt. & Pass. Agt.  STEAM   IIBATHD  WKl.I.   FfRNISIIKU ROOMS  UAH S0WLIK1) WITH,   }>!  WINES. MQUOKS. CI������*-4R������  A. J. McAlURTRlE, ������^r������-pVt<jcor  LADYSMZTM. B. <���������  Newly Fitted up'and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLRND HOTEL.  DAVID  I-IYNIOS, Proprietor.  Board at reasonab'e  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  This  li-jte'l  has   heen  completely  i���������1 iw? i  ������Z? L.  cenovated.   ' -s  Board nnd 'origin? JLOO per day.  PRETORIA  The  water -in .the  is  exceptionally   1'uie  are   plentil'i:!.  tried  the   river  Covvuhan   rivci*  now  and    l.nh  Those      v\ ho ha* >���������  this   week  report   ex  PTSssmszEsamm   WOMEN  MAY LOOK  cellent  sport.      Steelh.eads   aie   vni.v  thick   and   rise to   Jock   Scott      freely-  What with the. chicken pox and  the mumps theie are hut low  scholars left in school these d.iy-  Ke.w, if an}, will be able to prepare lor tl-.e ciil ranee class. .Mis*  Speers is rai her disappointed in con  sequence.  Rumor   has   it   that   woik   is       to  he   commenced      at    cuce     on the  Blue   Grous-o claim   on Koksilah   and  a  force   of   miners     is   to be   put   io  work     at   once.       This will   he     interesting-   news    to     those interested;  in  this, promising; camp.  Thc baseball league, proposed to  be formed between Nanaimo and  Ohoinainus, Ladysmitli. and Duncan  should be made to work in a satisfactory manner. There will be a  meeting- iii Nanaimo soon, , of dole-  gates from tho towns named. The  boys here are confident ���������. that ' ��������� if  they should enter the league that  they can win out. We have some  good material hero nnd with a little vim and hustle on the part, of  the  club   we    should       be     able     ',o  "lar  Supplied   with   the  Best  Liquors and Cigars.  JOHN TV A, Proprietor  Wines, 1st Avenue .-:  :-: ���������-" Lad'ysmith B.C.  8  DUNDEE-.  Best   accommodation   Ior   transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers  OR AND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been cotofort-  a'*ly furnished and the bar is up-to-  d������te. Rates 51.00 a day and upwards.  WM.  RECVERIDOE, Frop  15*������Ui������i������i*������  '.stive ml tit  ���������THE JONES HOTEL  HOTEL   DOMINION  ��������� llu'" *1 ;���������!���������*> ������i-d*1.5'>���������  [?'-������ li--i=i 'o   k'i ntvaui'lout   lnrid'iiiL'4 *t" '  r -uwt'.v d<'0'>tp.      ivii-CKru: vurs -v.'. v 'i������t  minutes   to pi) parti ol   thv   i-> -     I'-ii*  an-l 1,-ii-it- uii"->-i-o!)i-d  K.  IJAYNKS, Proprietor.  ABOOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, C.  TO FERNIE,  B.C.  Read DOwn  9 p.m.   I,v.   Vic: oui.i    An ^. m.  S.oo p. m. Lv.     v.i i <���������      .Vi.    ?.oo a.ui.  ���������'9.21 p. 111, Arr.    Ivi'ilii - Arr. 7.303.111 ;  -' 9.30 a. iu. Arr. 8POKANK Arr 7.45 p. iu'  ,6-25 P.m Arr.   Kexlbrd   Arr 12.30 p. m.  8.10   p. m, Ar.    Kike   Arr., 10:42 a. iu.'  9.00 p.m.   Arr.    Fernie   l.v.9.55 a   in.  ONE ^IGHT  ;'  To an Kootenay Points  ! TWOJ   SIGHTS  To    Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connections  For1 ' Chica'gjo. Toronto.  Montreal and  All Points East & West  Acetylene  '" Lighted     Cars:  -'    Family Tourist Sleepers,  Palace ' Sleeping Cars  Dining     Cars (Meals a   la  1 ��������� Carte)".-'  Library Observation   '  Cars  Through'   'tickets'and hag-  gage 'check'slto"aii points.  Steamship Tickets  Tor tickets   maps, berths  reservations    'and complete  information  <!r<*ss.    :  S."G.   Yerkes  A.G.E.A.      '  Seattle  ��������� WHITE   {JOOK-   WHITE   LABOP.  Employed Only  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-      Ladysmith.  iilniiiiiiiiiii *������������������"i��������� 1 hi ni wTKru.  ilhl l������twit-, s 5.8hi  S i '������������������ 'i ������ *������������������  %'c&>\\  Lead  s  em     All  A  LI K I  'li:  1 II."'   *.vil  he hoiH-st f.inl  relinl-le. The oilier (nicstioii-  a'iJe. So with hoots. All-hoots  that, look well  arc not honest  ' ' ���������s  Lfckio's boots  arc     ALL  LEATHER-   and    made       to  meet    western  . requirements.  The    logger,    the   prosector  and  the miner  can   depend  on  them  when fair   from  the busy  haunts of  men.  Ask    your   dealer       for  "LEBKIE BOOTS" and  take  no   fuhsl i tii'tc.  MANUFACTURED   BY  make  up   Lo  the  thu  VANCOUVER, B. C,  ln'.st    01*   them  hurry.    It.'.1-,  bo.vs.  Shiweport, '.Warch. IT���������In a hortii  on collision between two freight,  -trains 011 iho Louisana and Arkansas railroad at Long Springs to-  d-.iy, one l.rninmtin was killed  and four others injured, two fatally.  An order hud been issued for one  of Lhe trains to take the sidings  wliich order, it is said, was overlooked, resulting in the collision.  Both ui'g-inos were demolished and  weverat  cars   derailed.  .Hilda   1'est.,     March    17��������� Tho executive commit.too- of  Llio  Coalition party   today   issued   a    protest  against  the   decree   of   Iho   council    of   ministers   dissolving   the   committee     and  prohibiting    it   from continuing      operations.     The protest  declares that  the   executive     cominittee  has        no;  incited   revolt-    but   to   the   contrary  has   emphasised   the  fact      that       ii  was   to  the   interest. oi' the       nation  to   maintain   order.      It   argues thu'  the   leaders   of   the  party   are       r,o!  subject      to   the   government     sup*--  visio-n,     but    arc free   t o express Ihri-*  opinions   like   other subjects. The p-o  test     concludes     with     a.   statement  -<*at'     the       commlttMi      will     continue   activity     within   the  limits   of  the law.  Sco' lands Best..  f-ole Agent* for It. C.  IN'QUALITY  R.P.  & Co., Ltd  .   Pacific Coast  VICTORIA, :���������: *.���������:  Agency.  ���������: :-*B.C  Under New Alanajrmen*  "-itei Wilson  8 *u  N^siaamo, B. C.  Jas. K. McKiimel  Proprietor.  ''omniercial  Mens'  head.mooters.  Modern  and      Strictly   First  Clais  *���������' l-'ire Proof     Huildiij.  can on or ad-  E.R. Stephen  G.A.G.M.R.  Vic' ......   U.O.  I  feT.  WANTED���������I5y Chicago wholesale  house, special representative (man or  woman) for each pro*, ince in Canada.  Salary S20 00 and expenses paid  weekly. . Expense money advanced.  Business successful; position permanent. No investment required.- Previous experience not essential to en-  gaging.- =  Address Manager,  132  Lake Street,  Chicago,  HI-, U.S.A.  HUR&ERlii.. QREEN:  HUUSti AND SEfD  HOUSES  8010  Westminster  Road,  Headqiaart������rs 'ior������������������  PACIFIC'aird'RdTbiirden, Held  and flower SEEDS'  Ior distribution. ;  Large   stock   of Home  Grown FRUIT and" OR-  *NAMENTAL     TREES  now matured for Spring.  No expense, loss or   delay of fumigation or inspection.  " Let me price your list  before placing'your  order. Greenhouse Plants,  Floral Packages;: Fertilizers, etc.  30L0 Westminster Road.  VANCOUVER, B; C.     ,  Cor, Government and Yates Sis.  VICTORIA, B. C  -Transcontinental������������������"  i���������Trains Daily- -  .. ONE    IS    THE     "NORTH  " '   '���������     COAST  LIMITED."  ���������The electric  lighted train to  thc 'East. ,  ,    Ticl.cts on sale  to all East-  , era and  Southern points      at  LOWEST   Rates.    Up-to-date  Pullman  mid Tourist Sleepers  .,  on all I nuns.       Dining     Car  , *-ei \ ice  Unsui passed.  >    Steamship Tickets on sale to  and from all   European  Points.  Cabin accommodation reserv-  ed by wire.  For furtlicr  particulars call  or    write     the  ollice.   'Phone  Main 45G.  A.    D.     Charlton,   A.G.P.A.,  N.P.,   Portland, Ore.  E.   E.      BUiclcwood,  general  agent, Victoria, B. C. '  MMtamr-^-isaa-aH-'EH^^  Ar^ You  Going- East  ������5������  i'hen  be mre your tickets read  tb������  "in mvv[  '1*  nHRKeT  KPHSL^  A LW AYS      K 1;; EPS        CIIAMBER-  LAIN'S  REMEDY    IN  HiS HOUSE  "We would not he without Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It is ljvspt  on hand continually in our home,"  says W. W.:Kearney, editor of the In  dependent, Lowry- City, Wo. That  is just what every family should do.  When Kept at hand ready for instant  use, a cold may he checked ,at thc  outset and cured in much less time  than after it has become settled in  tho    system. This  remedy  is also  without a peer for croup in children,  and will prevent the attack when given as soon as tlie child becomes  hoarse, or even after the ���������n*oupy  i-oukIi appears,, which can be done only when the remedy is kept at hand.  For sale uy Ladysmith Pharmacy.  Dr. Dier can be found at any tit.-  at his office on Gatacre st. His dc**  tal work is gtaranteed to he flrp*  class and rates reasonable ������<  THeCITY  -   R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. G.  PAINTING,        PAPEkrlANQlN0  ''''I' '":  .^���������^���������v1"':''  Work done properly and at     rlf  prices.      A  full  line of Wall    Psiper.  aiid Painter's  Supplies   Residence  on  Roberta Street  J.   E   SMITH. 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BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,- ST,   PAUL;   CHI-   '  OAGO,    OMAHA,'  KANSAS CITY,  ���������md ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask your  oca] agent or write,   '  ���������.-.': F. W. PARKER  General  Aftmi,  "'20 2nd Ave.* Seattle-  HSLBERT  tsar ������$i[  /  oS'Jxtt   tsB&J  sirs* 1  Cor- 5th. Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good -meat at any hour  Mea5s 35c, and Upward  LADYSMITH  BAKHRV  CHOICE    CAKES     AND   PASTRY  ALWAYS    FRESH   ON HAND  Wedding     Cakes   Made    to   Order  PRU'i'l'S    AND    CANDIES  OF  ALL  KINDS.    FRESH.  BREAD EVERY    DAY  Prices    are     Very  Reasonahle.      All  Customers  are Treated'".'Alike.  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  ..Oca ers in  Pianos and  Organs,..  Ladysmith, B.C  CUBAN CIGAR FACTO  Manufacturers of the Famous  CU8AN BLOSSOT  None ' bu   Union Labor   Employed  fl. J. BOOTH, Prop  AFFLICTED WITH RHEUMATISM  "I was and am yet afflcteu with  rheumatism," says Air. J. C. Bayne,  editor of the Herald, Addington, Indian Territory, "but thanks to Cham  berluiii's Pain lialin am ahlc onco  more to attend to business. It is the  best -of liii.itnenls." If troubled  with rheumatism give Pain Balm a  ���������trial and you are certain to he more  than pleased with the prompt relief  whicli- it affords, pin-" application relieves thc pain. For sale by Ladysmith Pharmacy. -i-wt^���������twty..���������^i.^_^.r  ^-*\. UtO.**- ���������'-Ttl  1  -���������     1  THE DAILY LEDGER  SPORTS AND PASTIMES  THE RING���������,  When fakers fall out they sometimes put|the public wise..  That's a very pretty row now siz-  zing athwart the Pacific horizon 'between Joe Gans and Jimmy Britt.  The dinge, in his anxiety.to drag  the unwilling James into the ring,  has squealed. He'comes, out in open  meeting a"d declares that his fight  with BTitt was a fake. ��������� -  * ' i  Britt- raises a warm spot under his  collar button and comes hack after  this fashion'  "Cans is a liar.   He lies, if he says  o-ir fight was  fixed.    I defy   Gans,  lferfo-rd      or any one else to prove  that-any collusion,on the part of mjr-  self or my brother,'.or father or any  representative of   mine in arranging  to have this  battle or any;other, in  which I .took part prearranged."  Britt adds that, just for this, he  will never, .no never, fight Gans. lie  might ha\e possibly considered are-  turn match before, but novtr-7������i-e-v-  er. .  Gans     <ma'de     the statement that  there  was  an   arrangement  engineered by his manager, AI.  Her ford, and  Willy Brit for   Britt  to  win.     Gans  was to     have the better of the light  until thc fii'th  round, wheni Britt was  to appear  to lose his head and hit  Gans when  he  was down.  Many at  thc - ringside who caii tell  when fighters are    trying and  when  they     are not     were pretty certain  when the fight was given to-,Gans on  a foul     that     there was    something  place a senior twelve in the Provin-'  cial League. A committee was appointed and will present a complete  report on **s.**ious matters pertaining  to  the requirements of  a senior cluh  NEW YORK LIFE  TRUSTEES MUST PAY  i\ew York,  March  17.���������The  World  tomorrow    will      say:   "At   the     conference     at   tho   office   of a   down  at a meeting to <be held on Thursday, !tow������  lawyer yesterday,   it   was   ag-  March  29th. . ' | nv<|   that   the  trustees   of  the     Nuw  Messrs.     C. W. Murray, R. Mills,     Vork i<>fc Insurance  Company,  who  K   Howse, Devine, G. Morrison, Rev j  G     A.  Wilson and others addressed  the     meeting.    The chief stum'bJing  block in the matter appears to be in  financing the club,  and  several   suggestions  were made regaiding  this.  It is estimated that it will  cost   a- i  tout $500  to  start the  season with,  but as the residents of Mount Pleas-  were members of the Finance committee during the presidential can-.  ��������� aigns  of   ISfKi.      3900,     and    190*-  and were cognizant of the polit-  ical conli ibuf ious made by tlu  i\ew York Life should reimburse ili>.  company to the extent of Sjl'lH-  000.     This  is   Iho 'lotal     of the  political contributions made by th<>  company. Jsach trustee will go  into hi*, own private fund5; to ma'.a  the  payments.     i  MITCHELL'S  POLICYENDORSED  iS  ���������*M~I������4~H * ���������:������������������������!������������������ ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� -I-H- m K-H-K-H--I- ���������������!��������� ��������� ���������:��������� ��������� ���������:��������� ��������� ���������!���������������.;.  SO CALLED LIBERTY  IN RUSSIA, A FARCE  Indianapolis, March 1T.--T' can he I jj,  stated authori Lively that thj eiii-  cials of the United Mine Workers of  America have decide-d on ,lh'j J'yan  resolution, to be eliminaled irom  consideration, and will act u;jon  the assumption that thu adopliou ot  the report of one scale committer  virtually  has repeated the resolution  t  ?  %  !  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  flanufacturers of the  ���������������i  * < r  pat arc very enthusiastic over     the   j    st.   Petersburg,   March   17���������Clung-  prospects for the coming season there   es of interference     on   the part  should be no difficulty in raising the  rehired amount.    The committee appointed at the meeting will go fully  into the   matter regarding mcrruber-  ship, grounds, club house, etc.  The    lacrosse enthusiasts in       the  oi  thu local police olbcials to preveri:  expression of will by the peasants  in the preliminary elections an !  liio county conventions are in-  ci easing. The XiEha Shin, -jfli-s;  j iL  lias  investigated      thu   rural       'jl-  eclioiih     in   St,   Petersburg  province.  -crooled.  I  "There was no question in , my  mind then'as now that Gans was far  and away ��������� Britt's master," says Gym  Bagley, jn the New York Mail.' "'My  ���������comment at the time was that Gans  was so palpably trying to lose" by  falling down that Britt did become  excited and struck him while lie wns  city are anxious to sue-*.a senior team j and  alleges   that  the authorities  ev  entered   from     Mount Pleasalit, and  the.newclulb will be given every  encouragement.     There    is   plenty  of  good material available  on the  bill  and   a team. can l������e     placed in the  field that will be a credit to       that  part of the city.  "Dan" A.  Stewart and J. I).  Ma-  digan have purchased thc Fort Erie  teack, and it will T.c opened this sum  iner under  the Western  Jockey  Club  auspices.  co where forbid popular meeti-igs  cnllcd hy the Liberals but i.'-.i  not interfere with meetings called  by peasants and other react ionai its  In many places the peasants weie a-  iraid to vote on account of , the  i-olice at the polls. Hundreds of  i*.'present at ives' of labor parties  were arrested and in many cases  chare  oven      were , military ' (lemoii-  eiecfed. The peasants from three  districts have sent telegrams of I>i o  tcsf .lo Emperor Nicholas. One of  the, peasant districts drew up instructions to its delegates to vote  for the expropriation of crown and  state lands and a portion of the  private lands. The Xitsha Shi.-n  charges that the Conservatives results of the election were due  solely to repression. While the iv  turns generally show a large proportion ��������� of priest 'and villabc elders, elected in some of the'-"provinces, especially iti tho west, the  peasants displayed great independency at their meetings and talked only of a di\isioii of lauds, Then-  hostility  which    'prevented  one from      signing : *J*  A.  an agreement with the operators J>  and all districts have come io au | y  agreement. The report of thee mi  mi tee  follows:  ���������'.Resolved that we hereby heartii.v  endorse the policy and action of  President Mitchell in this mall eland do not hold' ourselves reads to  get together 'for the purpose of endeavoring to' effect a sati-,ia<-* ory  settlement of thc wage question. F  L Jtobbins, and other operators  who favor signing by districts, ev  en     if  an    advance     in   wages i.s  given are greatly pleased over iho  position taken by the leaders of the  Mine   Workers.  In |Brii.'sh Columbia  Lager Beer   and Porter      Guaranteed   Brew  ed from the Best Canadian Malt   Run   Hops   |  r  LAC /SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  1 ���������  ������  r  ���������  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     KUKNITURT-  MOV-  >     ED PROMPTLY A  ND  SAFELY.  I  Stables in the rear of tho Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   th> 1  t  ���������T  * A. J. WASKET, PROP  w-4+++44>+4'+4>4>4~* ��������� ���������* + ++(-���������>������������������ w-4 4~44~44-4+4-4-4~4+++444 + Tr -r-r-44-4 4  I  MANY KILLED  IN STORM  Rio  Janerio.    March    IS���������A  storm  on  Friday   caused' landslides and  towards     the    noblemen   j floods./   Twenty persons   were Jtilled  strations.       The   government -ageni s I and  big landlords   was intense,      an i ���������'or  injured,    landslides   at    Petropols j  >penly threatened tlie     peasants w it h   thry  defeated   the  priests  and  repression , if     certain persons     wore [ lago  officials.  St.    Louis horsemen" are  rejoicing  because by a decision of the Supreme  Court  of  Missouri,  it is  held    that  Governor ,Folk of that state exceeded his authority in ordering  the St.  c  on his knees.  The virtuous indignation of Jemcs  Edward'is somewhat amusing when .^^ p0Uc7to"Vi*s7persons'at tin  his battle wiih ^ oung. Corbett is re- _ Fajr Gt0UIKls> declared bv ths Gov-  numbered. There are no affidavits |crnor tj> te violatins tlie-lav. The  - with this, but there were many at ' (lecision is 80 iwterpreted as to war-  the ringside who not only thought ��������� ran(. anotter ' att���������ro.pt *lo carry on  ,   but loudly  voiced the thought     that   ^ in t])at stato   .  Corbett was  rotibed of  that light ��������� *   *   *  " roblbed' by both  Britt and the refer- ���������",,,,  ee   Eddie Griney '      I    In    First     Baseman   Joe  Nealon,  In his  replv to Gans, Britt- makes ' P^lshurg has thc highest priced plav  th:fi naive statement: ..      ..- ,������ ev������r purchased^by a minor league.  ��������� ''Gans    is     a fool,  or he is  being  /oorly advised." (  '  -Yes,     Gans has  been a fool.     Thc  ���������   means by which  he sought to  force ,  Britt into a ncht has certainly    " dc-   work wilh Minneapolis last season  feaied  the ends.    He has now given ���������  *   *   *  Britt atery good excuse te refuse to      Fred Cooley, the light heavyweight  meet'   him.     Britt knows full well,    of Chr^o who, while engaged     as  right -down   in his socks, that Gans    the sparring partner of Philadelphia  can get him any  time he tries. Britt   Jack O'Brien, dropied the latter to.  never   did   want ,to  fight   the fellow. ' the floor twice during their  exhibi-  Whatever     small hope    there,might    tion  bouts,. Ins decided to try     his  have   been  to  get   this pair, together   hand at fly-hling aga'in,. and has post-  in  'Frisco  has now   gone a-glilnmer-  0d a forfeit of  $250  in  Chicago      to  inK- , fight  Jack  Root  in  a 20-rown-d  bout  The confession of Gans  recalls    a ' Lefore the club that offers   the larg-  few  other celebrated bunks handed to  es"t purse.   Cooley is training at prc-  ��������� the.public. sent  in   Harry   Gilmer's gymnasium  To i Fitzsimmons in 1890 laid down   jn Chicago.  to Jirn Hall  in     Australia in     the  CAPITALISTS MAY  BUY JUBILEE PROPERTY  The 11-eiald of this morning says:  That the upward movement in the'  *. alue of copper, and indeed, ail  i-.inds of the baser metals is exciting nn unusually active enqiuiry on  ;he part of capitalists for mining  properties   was evidenced  at the meet  Cincinnati  is after  Marshall  of the  Giants,    to     strengthen   the  Reds'  catching  staff.    Marshall   did       fine  as   at  present.  .Full disciiSoion of the letters was  taken up by those piescnt and it  was finally decided by unanimous  vote to instruct the directors to  communicate further with the parties who were ' in touch with investors and that every advantage  bk! jgiiven      for   thorough    cxaminat-  capital ol thc state of Rio Janei-  io killed fifty persons and injured  many- more. Petropols, a town of  about 900 inhabitants has a large  German colony. Its industry consists of cotton goods and cigar man  ufacturies and breweries. lt is on  the railroad line, 22 miles north  east of  Rio   Janerio.  ACCIDENT ONr E. & S..  ing  af   thc shareholders   of  the Jul;  dee. Mining   Company    held    in     the ion  of  the  property.  Labor   Party rooms last evening.  A-j     People     of    Nanaimo  bout   two   dosen   of  the  shareholdei s : kept   in   touch   with  four tli round. There is no blame at-  kuhetl to Fit*/ for this,, as he knew  no better and simply did as his boss  Jim Mace told him. Fitz -.lowed  three years later, in this country,  easily he could beat- Hall by knock-  .  ing hini put in four" rounds. ���������  Fitz   was  a victim  of a fake       in  which eyeh his; opponent had no part.  In 1 '896 while'; Fitz was handily .beat-?  ing Tom r/Sliaricey,-,'.- Wyatt EarpP s a  gaihhler and gun. tighter, gave:      the  sailer    the y* -decision  ,in  thes-eighth  round m Earp arid some  other      gam-  : biers had tlieir     money' on Sharkey,  who.was the ishort end of the betting  and Earp,  who refereed,  pulled      off  the robbery.    Neither* Fitz nor Sharkey was aj party to the fraud.  The year 1900 jwas the,last year of,  tlie Morton law,  and was a t-oomer  for'fakes.  In   the Marlborough  Athletic Club Joe Walcott was sloughing into  Tommy. West and     nearly  cutting- him in half with a left swing  for ten rounds.  The money had gone  down  o������n West,   and   Walcott,   obeying orders, quit at the beginning    of  the eleventh.  West  knew  nothing of.  it, and  was greatly surprised at  his  victory, as were thc  victims who had  bet their money  on  "The Demon."  Iintlie big garden, in the same year'  Jim     Corbett and Kid McCoy made  tentative passes at each  other     for  five     rounds,  and  then  McCoy shut,  down from a punch   thai never reached him and declined to ���������'j^et^-iip.    Amd  that was a raw one.  In the !>aniie year,  at the     Broadway-Athletic     Club, Gans flfuit cold  in  the twelfth-round  to  Frank Erne  Until he stopped, Gans tad the lightweight champion at his   mercy.  LACROSSE���������  The first steps towards  the organisation   of     another senior lacrosse  team in  Vancouver were taken at a  largely attended meeting of lacrosse  entlu'S'asts  of  Mount   Pleasant,   held  last night in Mason's Hall, on   9th  avenue,  says   a   Vancouver   exchange.  The matter was discussed  by     the  players and/supporters who'are residents   of     iijr-t; section  of   the   city,  and tifie general   opinion   was  that  a  senior     .team should be-put in     the  field.     After  an  animated-discussion  it   was  finally  decided   to  appoint a  oommiftre to solicit,  the suprprt   of  the business men of Mount Pleasant  and get sufficient financial i backing to  FOOTBALL���������  The Herald says:.  A committee,, consisting of ha'd  a dozen * Sons of - St George' called  at the Herald office last oven ing. and  desired the -sporting editoi- on their  behalf to.. issue a defy, and. . a  strong, earnest emphatic one, to tlie  ���������NttBaimo .'Eagles:, -io- play then! a . re-  turn ��������� .footballvgame; - The Sons wish  it distinctljy ,'uudel-sfcood; : that '.. this  .challenge;, is;; to ytho. Nanaimo lodge  of .Eagles and;;'that none others except members of siich Aerie !������������������  good' standiii-g'. shall' play. On thc'.i  part,the Sons pledge themselves t-.>  play none, but their owii momliei'M  that are in good standing. A fair,  square gainc is what they wish, i;  may be for a stake of ������10.00 per  man, or more, or-.-if may-be purely  for   sport.      Victors   in any game  always ; accord ' a return match and  the Sons of St. George expect in  all  confidence  that the  Tingles of  Nanaimo will accept this challenge  The time and terms, are lefl entirely  with  the  "Eagles.  ..NANAIMO 1, LAnvSMITH 0  Rcbarding the game oil' Saturday  between the local and Nanaimo  school teams, the Herald of this  morning says'  For the second time this .seac*on  tho boys of the local High school  defeated the public school boys of  Ladysmith by the same score of 1  to 0. The, match was played .\e.-i  terday afternoon on the Caledonian  grounds and  the,-game   was close and    here   today-    'The   meeting lasi.e I  were present and were greatly inter-,  e.sted in the correspondence that  was laid before the meeting relative  to the possible sale of the properly  in whole, or in part. Enquiries b.������  letter from persons of proniinenc  in mining circles in Victoria and  Vancouver were read from three dif  for'ont sources. and in two instances the oli'or was made that nn  expert examiner could be sent nt  once' Lo investigate and report if  the property gave promise of profitable developm-ml. I It*re was no  doubt that capital could be interest  I'd at once to work the mines under  bond. Hoth letteis indicated that  Eastern and Hriti**h capital v.is  looking for invent ment in Van'Oliver Island mines, and especially iop-  per properties, and the chances of  making  a  sale, were  never so  bright  who have  local i mining  affairs are aware that the Jubilee  Compauyhavc several pioperties a-  long the South fork of Nanaimo  river that show high values and  are "of   immense   extent]     and on  which main thousands of dollars  have been spent m development  work. Just at present it, is hardly ")il*"ly that a proper examination  could he made of lhe mines, as nt  this season there is usually a great  deal of snow on the ground and the  shafts will be full of water. It . is  likely though Uinta couple of men  will go out to the mines and see  what condition the ptopeKy is in  and if woik ran be resumed with advantage men will bo put to work  at. once, and in ihe course of a  couple of weeks <ir so,, it. i.s probable''that one or more experts will  bo on the grounds to examine the  prospects   with   a   view   to   purchase-  What might  have  been a very serious accident occurred Monday morning on  the  E.   ������&  2s.   railway,     sa;>=>  lhe   Cowiohan Leader.      Whiie      run  ning at n good rate     of speed, train  number'. 1,    just   before   it  got  GERMANY'S POLICY  SEVERELY CRITICIZED  to  Chemainus river Bridge, a large tiee  fell in front of the uairi. Enginec-i-'  Cumniin'gford threw the air bra'v������ to  the ������merg-eney stop and reversed  his engines, but.the distance was .so  short that the engine ran i lglu  int'o the tree and broke it in  two but the impact was so great  that it took the crank pin off ihe  back driver ol the right side and  doubled the rod in a bow; ai.io  sprung the strap ou the left side  rod aud disabled it. Thc engin.'  crew, however disconnected the side  rods and arrived in liuncan with the  (rain, using only the main drivers  and rods. No other damage being  clone Engineer Cummingford took  his train to Victoria and returned to Wellington with the crippled  engine where she was put in the  shops   for  repairs.  W. SILEr:  GENEKAL 'iXPRESS AM)  DELIVEEY  WORK PROMPTLY  n<  Leave orders at the Abhotsford  Miners' Drilling Machines,  r ���������  Wade to order and Repaired at short notice.. Drill sharpened by     us    always gives satisfaction.  Picks hand! eel and repaired.  StiipsiTnitliing    in    aJ1     its   branches  iiorseshoers gnd Generp? BlacksmitMs.  R, WRIGHT  titiller Street ���������-      -    - Ladysmith, B C  iii  IK  LIVERY, BOARDINO AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A  SPECIALTY  DAVID JOHNSON  L\)Y5 1il  * PHONE 66  ���������  '  IF  ���������������  ���������-������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������������������������.���������j**  Washington,:''March 17.��������� Advices re  ceived at. the .American State 'department' from Algeciras contain  a   criticism       of   the    German in  sistence on the adoption practically  without modification of. the Austrian proposal , for the policing of  Morocco. Although not, voting on  any question involving all Kuio-  poan politics, this government is  avoire to the completing of ��������� the  system for the policing of v M-ir  otco and providing the international f*mr,'i( ter Vif  the  scheme   can     be  preserved as well content to, entrust the 'mission to a force of  I'Veneh and Spanish oflicers, who  would he ���������responsible to the diplomatic corps at Tangier for eiT-  ectivo service careing for interests of all nations. There is nu-  thorative information that eventua  l.v Germany having assured herself  of the 'inl.ernationnlit.v of the police system will assent to modifications' of the Austrian  tils...  prop oa.  BAER IS  RE-ELECTED  'Reading, p,i��������� March 17���������The Annual meeting \jof the Temple Iron Co.  Known as  the Coal  Trust,   wgs  held  exciting as can be judged from 1 he  closeness of tho score. Half ��������� tin!'"  onde-d with no score and the game  stood a tie until within about,  minutes of full time when from  scrimmage B. Shaw, for the local*-,  drove tho ball through for Uiron lv   score   of the  match.  yj  minutes  and   was   conducted     i.,\    C,  F.     Bner,     President:    of  the      i*c<ul-  _ ing.     Among   the   directors   are    the  ���������������*    Presidents  and other oilicials of   the  ������* j Trading  Coal     Company.  ,| . President    G.   F.   Baer     was  again  ��������� elected together   with   the ���������    following  | oflicers.     Vice President,   A,    F. Law  ~~ >of Scrnnton:    Directors,     George   F.  George Westwoort saved the day;Haer, J. IL Maxwell, J. S. Ilarr-  for Narmimo ye.sterdav in the fool-'i.s, ex-president of thoReadinj- rail-  >*nP' raine  n-'-.T'iist   f ,nd\*smil h l������������������. : road;   Us    H.   Trucsdale,     I'l-c-ideiit  making a  brilliant  slop     of   a oe-> j of   the  Leiglu   Volley  Hailroad;     F.  alty kick     during the   first half      o | D.   Underwood,   Prem'doni       of  tho match.     George   is-a  good    goal  keener   and should with     confirmou-i  practise make '   a name  for himself  as  a   goal  tender.  MT. SICKER MINES  WORKING WELL"  Hail road, F. B. Smith, Presidcm  of fho Reading Co, and A, liorden  superintendent . of Furtmcoa of the  Heading Iron  Co.  Nanaimo li.'V., March ,19th. ���������  Al. Pnvis returned home last evening from a trip to .Mount Siclc-  ce. fie states that thu reports in  that section of mining, operations  are favorable, and it is generally be  lieved that, the work of the Tyee  Co will establish the fact (hot the  ore bodies ,-n-e found at depth and  good in grade. Richard the Third  stock is not offered for sale as  those handling the stock believe that  the Company will soon begin work  *m the property, and that with  rood ore in the Tyee claim, close  to Iho line of Richard, at a depth  Mint thr- value of Richard is well  ������������������i.sloblished.  She.���������Hid.your si'stor trot ?nr dupli  nate wedding presents? He���������Yes, she  married a widower with two boys.  j. PIERCY&GO,  Manufacturers Of ���������  IRONCLAD    BRAND.  CLOTtHNG,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC.  Lxpress Work  LIGHT TEAM IN i.  WoaJ an J   ������ir c ���������:������.-   >    e  SEE J.   KEJLP.  OR LEAVE ^ ORD ERS   WITH  - W. CARTER,-  FIRST  AVENUE  PHONE      6-0  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WATER WORKS  Consumers are requested to call at   the office     on Roberts   Street .and  pay Water    Rates, between the 10th    and the 25th of each month  Office Hours  T.JBLAND  '-'   " SUPERINTENDENT.  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  VJCTOHIA, e. G.  NOTICE  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible foi any indebtedness incurred except on >���������  written order signed by the secretan  Rowland  Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION &  DEVEI.  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liabil'fcy.  Victoria. B.  C.  IVfav   ISth.  IfiOft  HAY, GRAIN and  e  di  Orders will be delivered anywhe.r  in the city promptly and at thn lo ������������������  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's,  0������   *���������*'���������  Eanlanaii.  James Warnocfr  i������zsiSig!������Bri*aag8fs^^  I  Public  Notice  Attention is called to 'ihe   Tact that tht  Ogiivie Flour nnis Coy Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     hare for some ilmi . ���������  past been producing flowr In.a   Tastly  improved  and purifl   ���������  mrm  by the aid d ELECTRICITY  and  having secured control ot    all the' basic patents relating there  to, take this opportunity of a dvising   the  public  that  any^  orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  win  . ���������- au>  eecutcd.  Ogiivie Flons* Mills Company LJmitud  are the    only    caiLlera ia Oaaada  wliose   Flour  is purified by tlie Electric Process'  mSB^a^'-**--^'^^^^^  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also language** ��������� drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water col  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv  en in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM.,  T-ft.dvsmith   B    U  Dr.R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All  work guaranteed, aud at reaso  able rates.  RESIDENCE  AND OFFICE  ! Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT A.U- HOURS.  Ladysmith Temple No.  5  Rathbone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   and   -1th   Tuesday  at   7.30   ji.ra.  Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary.  M  *v|  of  1  'if  M  UNITED   ANCIENT      ORDER   OF  DRUIDS  Wellington Grove No- Hi. A. 0. D  Sleets in thc TO. 0 .V. Hall, Ladysmith, the Second and iToiirth  Wednesdays of each month, commenc-  mg Wednesday.   l?.th.,  1905.  Vi&iting Druids     arc invited to at*  tend.  ;     By Order,  WM   RAFTER, Reef Sccty.  PATRICK BUPK, N. A. ~7??.  THE    DAILV    T,^r,r-r\r?  Local Items  \\o enable the i-hotographei. to occom  plish goo<l  work  -O-  ���������    .FOR   SALE     A  Twelve Head of Cows and  Milk Route. Apply P. 0.  Box 99.  ^1.  ��������� T.������., ���������  i.     ��������� ���������     ,.     , _       ���������    ���������������������������������.. ii  RETURNED���������Scheneck, the Vancouver Photographer has opened Ins  studio at Ladysmith Today and for  the next ten days Cabinets at $3 00  per  dozen, vCampbell's  Coiner.  NOTICE  Peicy Berrow has  absconded   from  his  home in, Chemainus without just  cause or      provocation    Anv  person  harboring the 1 said Percy Beirow after   this  notice   will  be piosecuted  A    A.   BERROW.  Smol.c Little B  C-gars.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING   REGULATIONS  Mj<*s   IC    S.indeis his left for South  Wellington on ,1-muitli's vibit  Miss I im went  u|i  to XaiuiMo on  the noon tiain 1  .All    W   E   RummiiiQ if Xaiwuno is  111   Ladwsmilh   an   busnuss  toda\  Ali    Geo   Fletcher of  Nanaimo,   is  iu  town on business, today  The membeis of the Pringle Coin- J  unny came  up fiom Victoiia last <*\  Cnin'g.  Numlci thutv-foiu, held by Mi T  Hun tor, won the hrtn,o ladled on  Friday  Mrs   G    Cornish   left   veste fo*  Victoria, where she will spend sevei-  sl weeks visiting  telatnes  Mi    Thomas   Lewis  has  puiclmsed  the   bai Lei   shop   icceiitlv   owned   bv  Mr      1    Winston,  and will  continue  ' the      hiisiness   personally,   rclainnij,  the services  of  Mi   F Ramey  Mr     I    O,   Winston left ^esteida\  for  Victoria    It  is Mi    Winston's, intention to h*a\e   or the(Noith shoil-  ly,   wheie he  expects  to  en-?aa;������     in  business  , Last     evening as tlie  noith-boimd  tram was leaving Duncans a man attempted to board one of Ithe cats  Th-������  train  was  moving at a good  speed,  .in 1      thc    v.ould-be  pass3n������<*r   -\v?s  thrown    mlcntlv to the giouml   ITis  head \s.is slightly injuiod   in Ihe fall  AT THE  ABBOTSFORD.  Mr   and Mis,   II   Falunev  JUr   and Mis   Johnnie PrniR-le  Ilairv Piingle  John a  Andrcason,  Tonsbeig,   Norway  J   II    Fianrk, Victoiia  K    II   Maicon,   \ ictoi ia  K    I    Hughes,  Victoria  Mr    George Robinson has been   appointed   to  the   position  recentlv   -a-  t-ated hv Mi   II  Poiter, that of Ladysmith   station  agent     Mr    Robin-  f on     until  recentlv has  woiked   foi  lhe     ('PR    on  the  mainland,   and  1lus is the f,r-,t position he has held  on Vancouver Island.    Mr.  and  Mrs  Robinson  arc  at   picsent  guests     .it  the Fran\ Hotel  Mr.   D.   Nicholson has   made- urnat  changes in  theioom  over  the lank,  1 ntil   recentlv   used  as  a lodge   "oon  f ii  certain societies   The changes aie  ���������made to  accommodate Mr.  W.     T!  Smith,  th������ photographer,  who arrives in  town from. Seattle in a day    or  two  to   open  a studio.    The     lane  Jiill is now  divided  into several     a-  paitments, some to be od _is Mving  rooms,  and  one larro room        a stu-  'd o Tn the latter Mr    Vichols *;i   *. 3  placed  a 1. ige  skyliglit    i*i'iir irith  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre for soft coal and  $20 for anthracite. Not more than  320. acres can be acquired by one in  dividual 01 company.   Royalty ^ the  rate    of ten cents per ton of <5,000  pounds    shall     be  collected  on  thc  gross  output.  Quarts���������A fiee miner's certificate i*<  granted upon payment in advance, ol  $7.50 per .annum for an individual  nnd from ?50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital  . A free ru.ner, having discovered  .niiicral 111 place, may locate a claim  l.oliii ,x 1,5.00 feet. The Tec Ior re  urdinu  a claim  is   55 00  A1 least $100 must ne expended 01  'he 1 lawn each jear or paid to tli'  ���������lining rccordei in lieu thcieol Whr;  *���������"������0r has been expended 01 paid, tin  locator may,, upon having a survey  niadi', and upon eoinpI>nig with oth  ei- n-ipMircments, purchase the. land at  $1 an- acre  IT u patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2i per cent on  the sales  IM.AUER   mining  claims   genefall>  ire  l00 feet square, putty  fee 55, te-  rwable yea.ly.  A free mmer may obtain two let-*  s  to  dredge   for gold   of  five miles  ach foi  a term of twenty  veais, re  i.-wahle at the dc-cretmn of the Min  -.lei  of  the Intsrior  The  lessee shall have a dredge    u  ��������� pei.ition within one season from th,t  '���������itc of the lease for each h*<e miles  Rcn1.il,  $10 per annum for each mi Iff  of river leased     Royalty at the ratr  ->f 2i  per cent collected on the out  ut after it exceeds $10,000  W. W. CORY,  Dep ity   of the Minister   ol   the  In  ���������t!ot  C\HI) OF TIIXXKS  Ha ing disjosed of,my lurbci   shop  to      di    Thomas  Lewis,   and   bein������  ���������ibom  to  leave  the citv, ,,I ta1 e this  oppo1 tunity of   thanking  all  mv  uis-  foiiuis  of  the past  foi  then  paUon-  ������i;c,    md   lha\(*  much   pleasuie     m  iccoi mending   a continuance    of thc  same being, extended   to Mr    Lewis,  who  's   in   ajos>ition  to  c\tcnd Iirst-  cKkss attention   to  all   visiting     his  estal'ishment i   O    WINSTON  BLACK  CAT  HOSIERY  In/II Sizes, at the Popular Price of 25c. a Pair  They are without Exception  |he wearer tor the Money ever  sold-Theystand the Wear and  Tsar, but always look neat  and dressy  ^^assaar^  ^n<ffM  o,  *  -1%'  iPYSMiTH HOTEL  BARr!  v -   War* #���������&*  *������?7*s*.*^������ ������* 'C        - ���������%*���������# xo   ���������������*,;?;'"���������-*���������  H    V ( *  >Y*  *-*   -������-; ^>%n  t g.  S <^   V/.*pW^  ���������f*  ?*, V      4      ,-** > ������'}  S *  * > r *   ������*    '   t ���������* i l'  i-k* * i' < > ������������������  LANCING   ROWAN, W I VH Tillv riUNOUv COMPANY  Ri>;-v.ia*rwcM  Akenhead  PRINGLE   COMPANY  TONIGHT  The    Pi ingle Stock convpanv   "\\ ill  jocun   their  o������c--wec!v  eiiKagcniciil    a(  the   local opci.i ho isc  tonight in the  delightful corned    liama  ' Acicss the  Sea."  Theie is  alieadv quite a lai^.c  sale of scats in advance, ami       Ihcv  will doiibUc-s plav  to tapatitv     10-  night  A    number of pleasing speualilns  .a'Timrm  SnioKe Little B. Cigars.  NOTICE.  MiriCF. is heieby given that I intend lo a'-ply at the next sitting ol  the License Boaid of the city of La-  chsmiih B O foi a tiansfer of there-  tail liqtioi license now held hy me  foi the premises known as the New  Western Hotel, situated on Lot 4,  lllock 28, to John Mengiuni  attv      I)  H   D\VIS  Lat/ed at Larifsmilh the  15lh dav of  Match,  J206  Dominion Express  MONEY   ORDERS  Issued at������������������  will   be  uiliodiKcd between  acts     so  that   'heie will   be no long  waits  to  piovt   tiicsome  to tho uunicncc   Miss  I an>ciiic. Rowan, tlu talented leading  lauy oi   ihePnnjlc companv, will es-  sa"   the  leading  female lole  in   this  Dill Populai   pilars 33t, ,jk   and  30c  j(i l     Srats on s.ile at  B    Toicim-  in,,i'- all day and at bov oflice    tonight  URUTAL. \UKJJ iMbRt-iUl  n<   much monc'i   as  he ev* s *������d with    i      nun ned   hei   about   ���������   o   \eai a^o  Canibndge    ^las-,    Maicli   IT-   Jv.Iiii   Tne  woman's  mutilated      I) idj     va  Schiolt fffki,     a  Jtusfaix ,     J^     \-  it.lound   on   the  Ailington  goli   gioimd  i I ciL Rolnioi't t) v\oi Allien on .i il\  15 Hei husband was n'Cioi! at  1 a nit a      Co'o        mtci   a   ^ei ^iuui)-  u'   ���������������.t.     odaj    was   i        I   0'iili\  ���������oi.   ������ei   in   the   hist de?    >.     i '     '  >'���������  in.'   .   Pel hi-.   " i   ���������   (,n    !>ii     1 *  r%>~SBM53B  Just Received by   Fxpress,  ((f i i i j i  25  SILKCCLLARS  LACE COLLARS  WINCSOR TIES   SI   K BF LTi������  FAKCY NECKWEAR  9 Secu?eV������������ur Choice var\y, as They  eve f*e\Vrig Rapidly  SIMON LEISEIUCO Ltd]  QATACRF. ST  g  W. G. Fraser  A  <���������'  * '���������������������������*1--,l  Merchant Tailor,  v.-  (ist Avenue}  Spring Stock on hand. Call esrly and  get your choice  locv.se   he  explain' d.  hui    ii.-t 'atspnrsuit  hy  the   police;.  Tfa ne, taven o\ei the bai-ioom oi  the.'iv'iovc . hotel, we intend to run a  first--lass, up-to-date eata/,lishii*ciil,  and n soliciting the padoiuge of  cm I icnds (ljid lhe juiblic in gcnci.il,  \\(*  ���������   xiantee good  tieatment   io a'l  R. rcott  A. Sraill-  Proprietors.  \   1< WORIiT<]   Rl.MIJD^    FOR   BAi  BIES  It's pleasant taste and prompt  line- ha\c made C'nJiririlam s C'ouy-h  I'ciiniiv a favorite with the mothers  of M .11 cliiliiien H i.uicMv cuii's  thcii coughs and colds and prevents  i'v il ncer of pneumonia oi otlni  sfiio-M consequences. It not only  'nncs croup, but when Riven as soon  ;i' Hi' croupy cough appears will'pre  v"it  'iie attack. For sale by  La-  il stivll' Pharniacv.  T\M    V, A SIM,   Prc-idi'iit  %J    \\    fOBHRN",  Manauim;  Dnectm  MIGHT'Stm ST0BE  kiNGS BROOCHES  WATCHES PICTURES  BOOKS       FOUNTAIN PENS  3rS5S:������(  STOVES!      ���������#������������������      STOVhS! '  FRE  ^ ���������tt ZK 03 **.( *tJ-jaC<������������--������5W*���������JM ���������**  !  T  ha\������*  iusl  imM\<?d a shipment  oft  Hill's Kiji Grade  ENGLISH  T054CCOS  and  CfGARillFS  at the-   DRUGSTORE  We will give you the rfoove ar'cicies if y .u  I return us  Vk/hite>  Swan  Soap  ���������sr~ er  mvm.-iT������ rrfif <c*tbs������sp,������,i-^^ it~r~-m *e  Di Li dUM flunk Jj v!bl Uil  r *^i*aaaw.'>f-- ������<���������������>," v,..,  j- >     , i * >  :ri:^i-,idA*:tv  liilJUlIili Mi PHi   Done at   Reosonble Prices   By   J. ANDERSON  Lca\e oi del s al   I'etei son's  Furn  Lint' store,  oi   fele[))io(ie  No   f)3.  Telrr.".-,,^ 4/;  The /Ladysmith'   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MII.L.S   AT   P*fnr)IOK    AND   LADYSMITH���������Shingles   a  SpecUIt-  ��������� >\?r<-<cnc!nrr>rB      of���������  Rottvh and Lrcssed Fir nnd C<'Jar Lumber. Laths.  Shingles. ?*'\ruitUi*!g-<;, Etc.. of the Best Quality.  Srasoued   *'i|!    Kiln   Drlfiri   Floortnr       ������nd   Ifiialiihlnii     Limber   In    StoeV  OCUSl:^-"; ������������������-  ������������������'���������^ss������fflBaBKWE&sfi������aasa^^  /     CROCKERY  11)0   I'if.ce.*-��������� VIOLET  AXU  GOLD    POTTERY���������VERY  N'EW.  ..'. $16.oo  Tea Se.ts ~ .  DAINTY   CHLVA   TKASETS   FROM   ......: ���������'���������. ��������� $5-00  1-1   PIECES  - '   ���������  .   .  Water Sets  ���������1     J UG,  6   GLASSES      and   FANCY TRAY. '  .-;-���������BEAUTIF  UL DESIGN'S    ; $2.00 Stt  Chamber Sets  .    ASSORTED  PATTERNS      FROM'             $1.75 ^ $4-5������  TEAPOTS,   GLASSWARE   OF  ALL   KINDS,  NOVELTY  BRICK  A-I5RAC,   ETC.,   ON   SHOW     IN OUR BIG WINDOW.  House  ���������ONK \VftKK,.-STA.RTINO--  mi^a March 19th.  LANSI.NC   POWAN,  HARRY FAHRNEY  and   the  PRINGLE COMPANY  ���������SATURDAY  AND   MONDAY���������  IS^:r*������*lMlMi  MONDAY NIGHT  cross the Sea'  Change of Play Nightly  PK     AvSING SPECIALTIES  Prices 25c, 35c, and, 50c.  SEA'J'S  01*. sale at  Foreimmer's.  flgaaaa8BBEBaBH^5gwHB������ww^^  Boarders Wanted  BOARD      AND     LODGING  Peiiif;  under little  expense,   Boarders  secure the Benefit.  $21 Per Month  ...   G.  ROSSI,  Buller Street.    -a*-. %  1 ICO Sisss Cream ju^is IQc. Each j  !00 Glass Fpoon Hoidets !0c rach j  50 Covered Butter Dishes 15c Each  j 50 Covered Sugar Bowls 15c- Each I  These are Genuine Snaps  for Cash Only  We  are-making HEATEUS and RANGE* of the Latest Styles  and Newest, Patterns  We do all kinds of  Foundiy and Repair Work-"NickeI Plating  in all its branches, a Specially  .    lAj/oMiiH IRON & STOVE WdRKi Oo.Ltd  Phone S3 -% ��������� - p- ������- Box 42  t^Aftei tins date the price for bread  deli\eicd at my Customers' houses  will be FIVE CENTS per loaf- 20  loaves for a dollar. My read is  giuianiecd the best made. Shops  uin by white help should receive  white peoples' patronage So long as  they are properly conducted. i solicit a trial as j our Baker.  C R DOCJL10,  THE WELLINGTON BAKERY  NOTICE.  One hundred dollars ($100.00) will  be  gi\en  to any  person  or   poisons  who  will  gi\e sutlicient information  to lead to the conviction of tlie person  who Killed two cows  owned  by  the   undcisigoed,  on  Qaliano  Island  on the 22nd of February.     The   aJii-  mals were killed two hundred (200.)  yaids    east of Portier Pass  Lighthouse.    The heads and hides      were  found buried in the sand.  <- JAS WARNOCK.  0������^5  *s5s5^-  The Ladysmh  '* '^^aHt^jgj  ffi ^ II  semammsxnxBiiaBBBSsa ss^sSBm^msimsBSaESSBa  We have just received     from the, East a l-'rge  sliipmeiit of (  ^J iU- r  5  They are thoN'EATKST BAGS we lnuo ever  shown   and  of  LATEST   FASHION.  "     PRICES FROM $1 to $5  Call   in   tm (I  St'O   Them  tlie  EXCELLENT   1  Train Service  __ ���������CTWCCN  CHICAGO, L0N00N,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  And the Princlp������l Builnett Centers of  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  ALSO TO. BUFFALO, NEW YORK AND  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.  For Time Tables, etc., ������ddr������i*  1 QEO. W. VAUX,  I Aulttant Gen'l P������a������engor and Tloket Agent,  138 ADAMS ���������T��������� CHICAGO, ILL  f  NOTICE.  People desirous, of sending parcels  to Nanaimo .should give thorn       in  charge of -Joe. Sheplicrd,  who  leaves  Ladysmith with a horse and rig daily at live p.m.*  Charges reasonable.  Apply Ledger ollice.  NOTICE  The partnership existing hotween  C. II Rumniiiig anil W. 10. Rumming  carrying, .on- business in.the. City of-  Ladysmith, B C, as maiuilacturer**  ol carbonated Coverages,'.etc'., under  the fnm name of Rumniiiig Bros., is  herein dis-������ol\cd All outstanding;  accounts must be paid to W. E. Rum-���������  rning, who will continue the business  And pay all accounts against tlie firm .  oi Humming Bios.  C.  II   RXJM.MING^    : ���������  W   E   RLMMlNCI.    ,  Dated at  Lad\ smith this  28tli  Day  of I eh , l')06  M.R. SliSPSON  Solicitor,  Etc.  Money  to   Loan  1st. *v*mp  -   --. - Uf������v5R'r h  Notice  ���������  --' -     .'   ������:���������'���������"  A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  /VIARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on Roberts stre e  WITH A FULL jLINE OF FIRST GLASS MEATS  PORK AND SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY |  A Trial Solicitd  A.     HOWE, PHONB20  ~-^.::...rr  '    B-FORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER.   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X   X   X      Ladysmith,    B. C  PAINTING   AND  PAPBRHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDONG    -  Orders  Promptly   Executed  LADYSMITH  ^ * * ~  f  I  m

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