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 j  "/-.. I    J. V   Ay..,  ('  2/"  /  y  V  4  ���������*"*  ^oria5 ^* ,  Daily  *_&/ 0/9V  >? /-*  VOL,. 2,  narnrnnw'TY, MARCiys-toos  FURIOUS STORM ON    jTHE IMPERIAL PIUU-ISMimiUaTI UKi  THE BRITISH COAST  4-  Steamer Khyber is Wrecked on  Cornish Coast^Xelegraph ;  Wires Down  Rough   Weather   Causes   Postponement of Queen Alexandras' Departure  MENT  PRICE' FIVE CENTS  HAYBEN S MOTION id  DEFEATED Br 4S  MAJORITY  REDMOND SAVS CO*  DITIONSIJVIRELA ND  ARE CRITICAL  66,500     ACRES    DIS  POSED OF BXCOUH-;  KANE CO  VALUE CF LAND SAId]  TO AGGREGATE  $400,000  POST~  PONE THE RUSSIAN LOAN  Until Ros-  (Associated Press Despatches.)  London, March 15���������In the House  of ' Commons'yesterday John Redmond, in supporting Mr. Hayden's  motion charging the government of  failure to anticipate the distr  (Associated  Press  Despatches.)  London,  March  15.-A storm      of     The departure of Queen Alexandria,  mirncane force burst overHlie Irish  Princess  Victoria  and other members I ""l"  u*   ire,aM.  urS������������  ad  Lngl.sh coast during  the night, 'of  the     royal     family, from  Ports-l""1    \������ tftke imm������1^  and ,t is feared that many disasters   mouth for Lisbon to return the   v-������_ laVClt  ,ni"e,K,������-K (amine.    The  Land  -have    occurred .   ���������  lines ar������ broken at many points.  The British ship Khyber lias been  totally wrecked , off thc Cornish  coast. Twenty-three of her' jrew  were saved. The Khyber was on  her  and the  telegraph   it of the KingTnd Quecn'of"portue- '^C,t ������f 190a' Mr^ed'"ond asserted,  al, which was io have occurred ves-1 ���������     UtterJ7 fai,ed  to seU,c the ',l������-  terday, and which was-prevented by  ^S        .**  "  the water,  was  again postponed ^ 1,1^ ofte X'  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Winnipeg, Man.   ,  March ,15.���������     l.e  extensive        ranges of the Lochrauc  Ranch  Company,  in  southern "Aibejr-  ta,  containing  some  Cfi,500  j,'.u"es  of  land have been sold.    The sale,   vai)  ess   i"jmade by Mr. H. A.   Mullins,    e.v-M  P.,     and,     general  manager of the  P.,     and     general  manager of  the ,' ���������������-���������.,  Cochrane Ranch Company,  ancl     the   En*Pcl'or Nicholas has approved   the  consideration   is  said   to  be  in    the ; decision,    of the    Council of War to  ���������n.'..i.i..-..i      ���������     -   ������������������ ���������  Fancier* ^  siaV Intentions Are Made  Known  Japanese Attacks of {thTjr^sian Positions at Fan  River- are Repulsed With Heavy  Losses  to  I    St. Petersburg,'March-15.���������(2 p.ni  'have rw .   *-      '  time until  to-norrow.  The Khyber was built in Liverpool  tJLlI   t������   ������ Melbourne.  Aus-   in   1880.     She  registered   1827   tons  ��������������� j     f? f   m SWept 0Ver      -!:e  "ul a������d was owned by J   Oyce    &  no ill, of Ireland early  this monung J Co.,  of Liverpool.        * ;      &  and did great damage to private  property. Fears are entertained for  the safety of the fishing fleet. The  high winds caused considerable havoc  (Associated  Press Despatches.)  not exercised any  wards     preventing the     lncrease of  humanity.  pool  VESSEL   DRIVEN   ASHORE.     ,.   Mr     ....  Queenstown,    March     14.-A large fr   ir>   Atkinson>  attorney-general  foi  iron  vessel,  the .British ship   .Wray    lre,and       uuii  lo coionize tlie lands. Mr. Mul-(thc  to  the   people.    The existing condi-    lins has hail   the *ale in hand several  tion of- things,  he further said, were   wt.c.|cs aml  visited  the south, recent-  infamous and cruel, and had made  En-  jv to close up the deal.iq '  glish  rule  iu   Ireland  abhorrent      to    " The Cochrane ranch  is''onc of the  oldest  ice.   The hills arc strengthened by a  French holdings infi,,',* "���������" ������' iT��������� ������' earU,Works connectcd by  Nevertheless Til B"'"!!,,securi^ fecf lre������c1^* The position was  finm. ! es*ab]Ished    flhaf lost.on account of General Kuroki's  . ,nembcrs of the government, act |rap'a marel,ing.   Some of the foreign  ing  mdididually,   V0iced  the prevail     ,niUtaiT .observers criticized General  'Kruopatkin's generalship very severe-  castle from Portland, Ore., which ar-  along the coast of the United  King-   rived  at Queenstown yesterday "has  ������om.        Telegraphic communications j been driven ashore and several other  anchors  hulL     1 *fc   Stati������nS      WC    l������   thC  SeVelit>'   0f the  K^  Off      this  f������     sltir ,gRVer7hCre ,S ^   C������aSt-     The Wmycasthf lies on   the  vLl-c Reports    of  minor  eastern   bank   in    Whitegate     roa-ds  wrecks   accompanied  by .loss  of life  Seas are breaking over her, but pos  are ������creCe,yed-     TeCriflC     "*������  8lb" she -ybe'towedoff'arter1^,  are imining. - . r  .    . j ,ng iightered ���������   ���������   - -  SOME REPORTS OF  WHAT C R R WILELSO  , in defending (he government,  admitted   the  enormity  of  the imI,  but said the difficulty of solving the  problem  was appaljing,   n(j>>n^    ihe  measures    already   taken,   iic:i,ding  the expenditure of $(1,000,000 by  thc  congested districts board. lie declared it most unjust to say  that     the  government had not taken every precaution   to  meet   the distress.      Mi  Hayden's motion  was rejected  by a  majority of 48.  established and best known  ranches in Alberta, having been es.  (ablished in 1881 by the late Senator Cochrane, and >is comprised of  Cfi,500 acres of land and about 12,-  000 head of cattle. The quality of  the latter is saidJiO be the finest in  Alberta,,as the sires weie nearly all  imported  by Senator Cochrane from  the intribueWnd jealousies among ^J^ "** ^ution was desirable. ^  ������io generals of the army both at St- L������ '"L "^^ haS com^ed in hini- 7pie  Petersburg and at the front. .tie Pres"kncy ot the c> *-   il  nf     ,re  Gen. Soukhomlonoff will be Chief  of Staff. While no further despatches: have been received from the front  4 ���������       ..1-   - ���������  ir of  ���������.'rice,  exer-  eld Marshal Oyama's original  plan seems to liave been to hold the  Russians along the Shakhc while  working around them on both wings,  but the Japaneee right was fought to  astandstill.    The  Russian     retreat  vitch has achieyeel a notable success  against Gen. Nogi, cutting off and  surrounding two divisions which, were  The Vancouver Province has a special from Victoria that is somewhat  mixed, as are many of that same  kind of specials the Province prints.  The "Special" received, is as iol-  . lows, and is in part correct'  Victoria, March 14.���������Mr. R. Marpole, general superintendent of the  Pacific Division of the C.P.R., who  is in this city today, says that tbe  C.P.R., not only intends to build  north to Comox on Vancouver Island , bu t w<?s t to Barclay Sound,  from which point thp business: of the  west coast of Vancouver Island will  he handled,  awarded this week, and will cost  half a million dollars altogether.: He  says the C.P.R. has expended , three  million dollars on Vancouver Island  during the last few months.  It. also intended to replace before  long, the present car ferry from Lady  smith via Vancouver Island and /an  con ver with a modern ferry to - accommodate two dozen cars, and fo-  vide an adequate service for unbroken car lots for shipment to and from  Victoria. ___ o  "He also alluded to the propos*d  lowering of grades in the monuin  section of the C.P.R.,  which   would  WILL BE  *:^,������3^0SDAG^IN  Nan Patterson Must Stand  Another Trial For  Murder  BLACK CLOUD  OVER WARSAW  ministers and the ministry-t  the government has  indirec  1 ��������� .���������...  u.c,toI,I(���������,S^influenceon,private>nn-  to show whether the renewal of   the  f,"?      fAlts-   H is significant that  %hting yesterday was continued "to-   l"C P������stP������nement of the loan is coi. , t  day .-There-is   a   persistent   report [T^ With a str^g movement of    fl'T     ������ * hakhc riVcr' rapidly pur"  on the Bourse that Lieut   Gen   Lino"L^^ influential French press favorable   sued'  SaVe  Ulc  Japanese an  opening  ������������������"--  ' :    :- lj,ne| to. peace.'The  ' Matin, prominentia I      CUt  U,e Russian ccnU'e'  ���������������������������������*  displays a statement believed* to re- }Mukden ancl isoIate the Russian left,  fleet the views     of financial circles I    0ne. thousancl  P-isoners  are being  which declares that if Japan is ready Imarched  to Lia0 YanS for shipment  to adopt a generous attitude by wav 11������ Japan'   Tlle7 are a mix'ed lot' in"  a new turning movement  "lie "fie-ht I ,mg an indeinnitJrJ or imposing     any   cludinS  Poles'  Mongols,  Burials and  yesterday indicates that Field   Mar    ilul?1,latloll-"Eon Russia, then    Rus-;I Ku'Shs*    Tlleir  clothing  and  equip-  shall  Oyama is determined  to     Dur    Sia s P������sition of     war, to the bitter |ment is much inferior to that oMhe  sue the Russians to the bitter    end WU1 Cease- ���������������������������'���������-������������������   |Japancsc*        The Siberians,      who  St   Petersburg, March 15-^ 45 p I   U 1S noticeaWe that some of     the ff0Ught "'  the earlicr  months  ������* *ho  ni.)-The question  of'peace still en-   fussian officers speak approvingly of;'War'  werc tllc* finest m<* *hat Rus  (grosses .tbev public attention, but the I        latter Propositions.   They      say  ���������attitude of the government "apparent- ��������� |.peace'. ls--mpossiblc if .an indemnity- .  ���������ly Vreinains  firni. "Minister of  Rail-    ������f aily hu^Hat������g conditions,are-ask-j  Scotland  and  alK the  cajttle   "  were ' ^arcM"S sou������'.-> the west of    Tie  bred  on   the range.*    The President I.! '^l T.th .tllC View of -engaging..   in  of  the company "is'Sir .'George     A.  Drummond,  the secretary and  treasurer Mr.  C. M.-Hblt, a-���������a the gener-'   o  ���������  -���������*'-) -  C.P.R. Hotel   at   Victoria   will    be system of Joops-  cost about seven milliori dollars. The  are-overcome by    a-  WILL BE BUSY.  (Associated Press Despatches.)  St. Johns, N.B., March 15.��������� The  legislature summoned to assemble on  March 30 will consider many important  measures,   including   regula-  KILLED A SMALL BOY.  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Havana, March 15.���������An automobile  in     which President Estrada Palma  was riding yesterday ran over     and  _D     killed     Manuel   Palomero,   a twelye-  tioiis for policing the French shore year old Spanish boy. The machine  Fisheries, action on the Bond Hay is owned by Louis Marx, an Ameri-  treaty,     parliamentary approval  of (can tobacco planter,  who. with fi������n-  (Associated  Press Despatches.)  New York, March IV���������Nan Patter-  sou will be put on trial once more  to answer to the charge of murdering  Caesar Young, the wealthy bookmaker. This decision was readied today  and it'was announced at the district  attorney's office that the second trial  of the case would begin April .lOth.'  The Present Revolutionary  ' Movement: Spreads toT  Russian Capital  roads Hillcoff in an interview declared he personally would welcome peace  but it  was difficult to see how     it  was possible to end the war under :  the present circumstances  would be  shameful.    A peace which would  s'ur-  | render'������������������Russia's'.position  in the   far  'east at the sacrifice of blood     -and  treasure     made  to     attain it, and  which     would involve the complete  od, so that the elimenation of these  two points -will go far towards    se- .  curing  favorable consideration       of  I  sia; has had;   The Russians that are  voluntarily   surrendering   make      an  abject spectacle.   The  Japanese   aro  treating; them most kindly.  ANOTHER   BATTLE   EXPECTED..  New York,   March  15.���������A  St: Pe-  the Harmsworth Pulp Making project, and various bills relating to  fishery matters.  ,  who, with General    Montavlo,  secretary of public  works,  Poi;tuondo,  and a chauffeur,  was with  the president-at the time  of the accideot,  WRESTLING.  Another  wrestling  tournament   is  to be  given in the Cumborland hall  RUGBY.  i  It is about final that the proposed  tour of the Australian colonics for a  British Columbia Rugby team will  end in the preliminary discussion of  its possibility. Plans for this proposed trip, which would no doubt  have done much to stimulate intercolonial interest, in the "best game  of all,"  were fully outlined in     thc   . ���������-.,._-..,.  Colonist some weeks ago. The death .--'"S c"lr,es at ,,,c Enterprise tofflce-on  Mow of the     proposal  would    seem I or. before March 1.8th   Eierytoody is  to  be given in the following    cable-   ,nvite(1   1o   ^  Pi'espnt,-(!uniborland  gram received  by Mr.  R.  B.    Wood-   ���������''"' crPrlse-  ward,  of  Vancouver,  in  whose hands  on March 22nd by Dan McKenzie. A  cup is to be given as a prize, at the  weight of. 1.45 pounds, while medals  will be the reward of those at i35  pounds weight. It is to be a sort of  free ancl easy affair. Any person having ambitions in this k>ind of sport  are eligible and may compete by mak-  .-'": "THAT TREATK-    ���������   :  (Asibciated.;;.-Press^^: Despatches.)"  Washington, D.fl, March 15.���������Hope  (has been abandoned -of.'ratifying the  Santo Domingo treaty at the present  session of the senate.  'While no definite agreement has yet teen reached  it is   quite   possible that the    Senate will put the treaty aside without  taking a vote,  tins  holding the convention  before the  body until  some  later time.       The  idea that n.cets  general approval now is that arrange  nients will be made by the senate to  acquire, during the recess of congress,  all information.: concerning Santo Domingo affairs that the senate may desire in order that it may **ass upon  tlie treaty  in away  satisfactory   to  itself.  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Warsaw,    March  15.-The authorities yesterday were unsuccessful    in  an attempt to re-open the commer- ter to g0 on flShii������������- A country  cial and technical schools. The pu-* ouId ne-er be beaten while an army  pi Is assembled in the class rooms at 'WaS in thc fiel<1 and in the tcst of en"  the regular hour, where they re- durance Russia's sources of men and  mained a few minutes and then sim- money uulSt Prevail. There had been  ultaneously; marched out. ��������� The edu- n9 .-relaxation- in.the preparations ��������� to  catioiiar- situation; is causing, much" P^cute the war:' He was now get-  concern. Iii" consequence of-tlie pies-   ^^'^'J' to go .to Siberia and per-  tersburg despatch to the Times says  according  to the latest news     from'  Tie Pass., the Japanese -are  within a  few'-miles of that position and are-  peace.  A     London, . ^.despatch -says'  Lord  Rothschild regards -the��������� postponement  of tlie- Russian loan ���������tantamount to a  refusal on the part, of the French'syn-Isumptl0n  of "Siting  is   hourly     ex-  dicate, to treat any further. I pected.     The general staff,  however,      ��������������������������� VU1IV1CU17        "After" all,", he"said,  "It cannot be   decIales that U'c enemy is too much  loss of Russia's prestige throughout a matter for surprise. It,is owing to I *������xliausted for an immediate attack,  the world would le folly. It was bet- Ith6 force of circumstances and not, I lAccording to General Kuropatkin/  ' ' "    ' 'tiliink, the result of-pressure on '"     w���������""'-   r -'-    tut agitation..-.'the, censor  has issued  an. order .'prohibiting  the  press  from  referring  to aggrarian  questions,'  PEASANT MOVEMENT.  St.      Petersburg,  March   15.��������� The  Peasant movement is  spreading     to  the     northwest  provinces.    Serious  disturbances are reported in thepro-'  vinces  of Vitna and   Koveno,    where I  sonally suiierinl-entl the improvement  and double tracking of. the line.. The  Prince expressed hope that; the disas  ter to the army was not so bad   as   sian Ioan>  that is a11-   l think it    is  represented abroad.    He had received  a telegram  from  General   Kuropatkin  yesterday,   which  indicated   that the  commander-in-chief  waiS  calm ancl   is  handling  the railroad situation sl.ill-  the  part of the French government in the  interest of peace. Between $2,500,-  COJ.OPO and $3,000,000,000 of French  money is-invested in Russia. There  is nothing' more natural than at, the  present time, when the affairs of Rus  sia are in the state that they are,  both at home and abroad, that it  should become diflicult at last bo find  subscribers'in'Prance to another Rus  t,       , , , f "V    ""'"flully,-  the estates  and  property  of govern- |       ���������m  ment officials and others  have     been  sacked and  burned,  necessitating   the  employment  of the  military  to  suppress  the revolt.  Moscow,     March  SECRET OF LONG LIFE.  Chicago���������Man  may live happily and  usefully for a hundred and fifty years  15���������delaved in j  transmission.���������A violen t explosion oc  curred in Theatre Square last night.  Several persons, some of whom were  injured by the explosion, were arrested.  THE STANFORD CASE.  (Associated   Press   Dispatches)  Honolulu, March  15.���������It i.s  learned  IT-IE l.LOAN DISCUSSED.  Paris, March 15.���������The postponement of the Russian loan is definitely confirmed. This is lively to exert  powerful influence towards peace, as  iit is the first time that French finan-  cicrs -haic shown an indisposition to  advance funds while the uncertainties,  of the war continue*-*. The following  details of the postponement are from  an authoritive source:  A  committee' representing thc syndicate of French  underwriters    went  to St.  Petersburg to arrange      the  conditions   with   the minister   of  iin-  ..       ��������� _, , ..   ,  -  , ance,  and   a contract   was  drawn   up  according      to     Dr.  Lyman  Beeclier, that some action will ..probably      be ' for a SI20,000,000 loan,  taking     tli  Sperry,  of  Oberlin,   Ohio,  who     has   taken at San Francisco after tne ar-' '  expressed this belief in an address de | '"'al   there of the deteCives  i\ ho''in  the arrangements have been left:  "Sydney, N. S.  \V\,  Via  Bamfield  Creek, Mar.  10.  "Woodward, Vancouver'  "Regret  unaMe  to  accept  visit.  "RUGBY UNION."  And that seemingly     settles    it.���������  Victoria Colonist.  ARRESTED.  (Associated Press Despatches.)  London, March 15���������IT. K. Kentwell  of Honolulu, alias IT. K. K-apea, was  j arrested today on the charge of em-  be/zlement at the request'of the authorities at Washington, and later  was reii'aiidcv'V l-'i-dirg the arrival of  livered.before the Young Men's Chris  tian Association, of Chicago..  "After a third of a century of  scientific study such is the conclusion," said. Dr. Sperry. The destructive forces whicli bring-about the-  vestigaled the recent ath of .vfr-3.  Stanford in this city. The detectives  say they have received positive inst ructions not to talk about the  case. They will not discuss ���������������������������'���������.oifes-  sor Jordan's opinion that Mrs. Stan-  form of treasury bonds running seven  years at five per cent. The contract  was then brought back to Paris for  approval  of all  the underwriters.    In  force of circumstances and not pres  sure tending to peace on the part of  the French government.    The French  know    that '   to     continue thc war  means     a revolution in Rus ia, antl  that to cease it now, uiider the present conditions means a revolution."  Lord Rothschild thought it      was  difficult  to see  where  Russia   would  find the money to continue the war.  St. Petersburg, March 15.���������(6'25 p.  hi.)���������At the.'Ministry .,of Finance,    it  was said ". today,    that the ncgotia-  tions; for a*:neVv Russian loan -of $125-  000,000 in France, are expected to be  concluded and  signed  in Paris in    10  days.  FIFTY  GENERALS  TAKEN.  With   General' Oku's   headquarters,  March  12,   via   Fusan,   delayed       in  transmission.���������Reports     received   up  to   last   night  show   that  over   '10,-  000 Russian prisoners have been captured  by  all The'    .Japanese,  armies,  and that fifty generals have been taken.    Reports still coming in     s.iy  that the Russians are still surround-  ,. .,     ,.     , ~"    I"'I ed. . There are many villages  within  the  meantime,   the disastrous  cents , ��������� .. ' h  the     Russians are fast reorganizing  their     forces, and  are on the alert.  According  to General Mastiff the extent of the loss to. the third army is  still   unascertained.    General   Kuropatkin is highly commended for leading the     onslaught against General  Nogi on March 10, which is believed  to -have prevented   the complete loss  of the second :and third armies.  : There is  no  news  of General  Ren-  nenkampff. It is feared that his division  of ��������� Trans hakal- Cossacks  shared  the fate of the Caucasus cavalry bri- -  gade.       Two  officers,   Albrecht   and  Hartman,  report  that they are the  only  survivors  of  that  brigade  who  remain  to  tell  the tale  of the fighting  ou Friday' and  Saturday,   when  the cavalry   were sacrificed in order  to cover the retreat of the rear guard  A Japanese force of infantry and artillery is reported  to be approaching  Vladivostock;'   This gives rise to the  belief  that a siege  is contemplated ,  .. In     connection with the announce- ''  ment  of General  Kuropatkin's  offer  to resign conies a statement from an  equally authoritive source  that General   Kuropatkin  attributes   his  failure     to thc     inadequacy of his reinforcements,   and  that  he   points   out  the    hopelessness   of   achieving   any  conclusive result,  until  overwhelming  forces are in the east.  JAPS AG RELIABLE.  Tien Tsin, Marrh 15���������Train service  on      Yenliow    Koupangtsc   Bimming  railroad  will be resumed  tomorrow.  It  is   understood   that  the   Japanese  in Manchuria naturailv aroused doubt I Japa"ese lincs >'et "occupied by the   *laVe agreed   to   the   Chinese regula-  * .Vlnllnnnnn  ,1        .* 4 .'_         1_ -  (.1 it     .    , tlCUlC (TAVliniJli tv        i  It������        4  ,..,  *TX ,���������      ... P        X U ..  present low average of longevity are   ford's death  was  not due  lo strych-  manifold, but I believe  it is  possible,'"o  poisoning  to enjoy good health and activity up  to  a century  and  a half  hy a proper  understanding of the human possibili- j  ties and  the exercize  of this   knowledge. ''  SHOWING  THEM AROUND.  A number of hours  today lias been  ou the part of the financiers as to  whether Russia would make peace or  pursue the war. The influence of the  financial elements was almost unanimous for peace, but Russia's disinclination to consider peace appears  to have induced the decision not to  proceed with the contract and accordingly  the signing,  which was ex-  Dr   Sperry\s topic was The Science   B*,cul' u-v 1>ia-vor solium, superintend-    pected  to  take  place yesterday,   has  of-Living, Ms main object apparent- | cTnt, Kiddie> of the Tyee Smelter and   been  postponed,   and  all   the r.enriing  ly ������������������being     to point out the influences   Jo,m  'sk'watt.      President     of     the   negotiations also postponed.   Accord-  -..,,,, ., .,,       ,. Board   of  Trade,   showing   the  visit-  paicrs in the case. whicli ret*rd  longevity,  with    stress ��������� *  Five  diamond  ring* valued  at  $5,-  , .    on the theory that immorality has a   J fccJ^."s"; J? MessJs   F   W   PcS  000 were stolen on Friday night last       While Frank Gotch, champion wres-   direct beari"g ������"  <he "-'V^'a' being.   ^^'J *r^mc manager for  tlfe'c!  from  the  fashionable boarding  house    tier of the world, is waiting in New .        . ? jp.   R.   lines  west of Winnipeg  v^^i- +n i������������������m��������� TTM/vt^T,^hmi/i+    "Tii������       An Association football   cl :b   has  I _   ,���������   ,, ,  .'  .'..���������"  oi Mrs. Haines, on Cherry street   in | ^ J  to   ac.Je H.^chm dt,     The   ^      ^^ M     B    v.    ;t ncral fr       t  n    ui       mi       ��������� m ni'.s.'.ian   ljirn,     oil   tnc mab,       ioiii out of the  Pacific  Division of  the   O  Seattle.   1 he rings were the , roper-    j^.^ wants ^ have & mtd try ftt over 150 members have been enrolled.    ^ ot  ty of Mrs. Geneva Tf.  Kimball,  who   the  Ainerican  champion,  The   latter Man-V of the Pjayers also belong     to i    ���������     '  is prominent in social circles. Thepo- '*-  ���������-- '    --- '       '  and  unerican  champion,   The   latter   Ma"y of the players also belo  lice hPliw* B������mn ���������    ,- L "     iSays he is roady     lo meet Jenkins,   ,the Portland Lacrosse Club   ami  the  ce believe some one ,n high societj | that when they meot again Gotch in- ' Association football and lacrosse nZ  is guilty, but no names are mention- (s'sts that the side bet must be $1,- will mutually assist each other to  ^d- j000 or over-   It looks as if Qotchre-   take care of these two forms of out-  Jquires the money. .door sport in the Oregon" metropolis.  ing to the Russian view this does  not mean that the negotiations have  been broken off, but merely that they  are adjourned as the Russian authorities say that the syndicate holds itself bound towards Russia now as  before.  However,   the circumstances of the  The Smelter, shingle mills, the adjournment tend to show that the  wharves and docks were visited and .syndicate inclines to wait some, defi-  a trip was made by the party to the nitc developments of peace before pro-  resident portion of the city, and Mr eeeding any further. It is authori-  Peters expressed himself,as astonish- j tiveiy stated in the highest French  | ed at the size of the city. quarters that the French government  Japanese,     and it is  probable   that  they   contain   many   more   prisoners.  The total number  of prisoners,  it is  is expected  will  reach  50,000.       The  Chinese are enthusiastically welcoming the Japanese into Mukden,     and  flags are waving from all buildings.  The Russians  have no stores     between Tie Pass and Harbin.    In the  last      stages   of   the  battle  General  Lineviteh's  army  became  completely  separated from  the  remainder of the  forces.        Captured jrisoneiss ic orfc  that General     Kuropat' in     ueleve.l  that he  was  winning  the  battle up  to March 7, when General Nogi pressed   him  strongly  on  the  northwest.  General      Kuropatkin ordered       the  troops  on   the  Shakhe   tiver  to  fall  back Snd defend Mukden,   thus forfei.  ting an  opportunity  to  utilize     the  Sans river,  which  affords a stronger  and  more  natural  line  of resistance  than     the Shakhe.   Ranges of hills  command  the plain and  the crossing  of the wide river beds  is dangerous  on  account   of  the partially  melted  tions      governing  the  traffic of   the  road.  NEW RUSSIAN  CRUISER.  Vallego, Cal., March 15���������The plans  of the Russian government to have  tho Russian cruiser, which has been  .lying at the Marc Island na\y yard  for many months repaired at the Union Iron Works, San Francisco, have  been abandoned, as President Roosevelt would not give the desired permission. The work will be done at  Mare Island, by the regular yard em  ployees. Two months of time will  be required to complete the repairs.  A   BLOCKADE  RUNNER.  Fprtland, Ore., March 15.��������� The < ri-  Lish steamship Ilaselba will " *ave  here today for Tsing Ta:i, ��������� hiriA,  with 9.8SS bales of hay and.91,000 '  bushels of oats. While the steamer  is going to Tsing Tan, ihers is little doubt that the forage she carries  is intended for the Russian tees.  Toi.i >.   March    15.���������The   American  steamei     Tacoma was seized by the  1 - - .in i  (Continued on Page i.^      ,   ,  ;e-  Ii^,T r j.u au. ���������rJww,ww'jrrioww  ������-m������iy������r;^������crr3^^^SKOT*������������������������#������*T,-;t:  ���������^cwrahH������������^-s3BO&������aE������'i*%ai^u^3fe*'.������-^������i^^  THE LADYSMITH  LEDGER  Published   every day except Sunday.  BY     THE     LADYSMITH      DAILY  LEDGER  COMPANY.   .  and French Street.  Office corner of First Avenue  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  50  cents   a month;    $5  per  year    in  advance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  "WEDNESDAY,   MARCH   11,   190*5  ATHLETIC  SPORTS.  Good, clean athletic sports aie now  encouraged    and     helped along in almost all    parts of Canada.   It'is not  often that a Canadian village of any  si/.c is found but that there are football, lacrosse, baseball or other team  jeady and anxious to do their neighboring town.    It     helps to  develop  young men and does them good mentally as     wcll- as physically.      The  young man who is enthusiastic about  sports "-for the pui'2 love of sports  is  generally a    pretty well balanced fellow and a favorite in the community.  There is, perhaps, too much tendency to     merge    the uiuatenr into the  ��������� semi-professional' s ranks,  for  as  the  term    professional' i.s   (al'*~-n  and   intended,     itis     not easy for a lot of  speedy    amateurs to keep away from  challenges   and'defys' in Which money  is a prominent factor.  There.is,     in some of     the   cities  the    Dominion,     and Vancouver and  Westminster   arc examples, too 'much  (bitterness    in thc rivalry with whit h  games      are      played.   The  national  game,     _*trosse,--has been, owing  to  the-    bitter spirit prevailing between  those two cities,     played'very'.little  for the     past two   years, and never  will, it is.now'feared, again reach its  old position,    in this province at any  ra.te, for both Vancouver .and Victoria are now putting in the field teams  of professional  base-bail  players, and-  neither city     can, well do more than  support   the one game.   So lovs.rs of  the good game lacrosse may about as  well    make up     their minds that at  least     for a   term of years base-ball  will be the   game.   Lacrosse, may revive again, but it is hardly likely the  inspiriting sight will again be seen of  the Westminster    and Vancouver veterans crossing sticks, as they have so  often . done, ��������� before thousands of people.���������  THE     HEROINE OF  CASTLE  DANGEROUS.  Written by Jeannie Michie, Age 12,  Division 2.  . In early days the settlers of Canada had hard times, for the Iroquois  were always roaming about the forest trying in some way to kill them.  Monsieure Verchcres was a commander of a very large fort a few miles  below Montreal. It happened one  ���������day that the seignor and his wife had  gone away on a visit, and Madeline,  a little girl of about fourteen years  of a&e was left in charge of her father's fort.  Madeline, having no playmates and  feeling lonely, asked the Fontaine  family to come and visit her...While  she was going to meet them she  heard the sound of a gun and as'*ed  the servant'������������������ to go and see what it  was. He came hack running and told  her to run for the Iroquois were com  ing. She ran to the gates and clos-  of them crying as she ran, Aux Arme  Aux Annex! She went over to the  block house, where she found the two  soldiers La Bontc and 'Cachet hiding  behind Lhc barrels with matches lit  ready to blow everything up  as the Irocjluois entered. The brave  little 'girl asked them what they were  going to do and they told. her. She  called them cowards, forcing them  into the fort, telling them they were  to help, 'lhe Indians, no.t knowing  how few were inthe fort,'kept away  for some time. Madeline then ordered that a cannon should he litcd  in order to make lhe enemies believe  Lite fort as strongly held. In the afternoon Madeline saw ,i boat coming up the river with the Kontaine  f.uiiily. Kearing they would Ic killed  she asked 1 be two soldiers, la Bonte  and Galchef. to go down to the river  to fell them what had happened, bill  as neither of them would venture  out Madeline bravely* determined lo  down to the landing place hers:>lf and  managed to get them up to the  foot in safely Night came down cold  and stormy, and'the savaf.es were  heard prowling around t.he fort.  There was no sleep or rest for anv-  one. When daylight came it brought,  fresh courage to Madeline. The siege  was kept- up for a week. At Inst the  Iroquois, fearing they could not take  the fort, withdrew. When her father  and mother, returned and found what  had happened Madeline received much  praise for being so  brave.  SYNOPSIS OF REGULATIONS  FOR DISPOSAL OD MINERALS  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES AND THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at J-10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for  anthracite.    Not more than  320  acres can be art-iiiied  by one individual   or company. Royalty  at the rate  of  ten  cents per  2,000  pounds  shall  be colled ed  on the gross output.  Quartz���������Peisons   of   eighteen  years  and  over and  joint stock companies  holding  free  miners'  certificates  may  obtain  entry  for a mining location.  A free nn..ei's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company,according   to   capital.  A   free     miner,  having  discovered,  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by  marking out the  ������ame   with 'two   lecal. posts,  hearing  location  notices, one at each end   on  the  "ne of the  lode or, vein.  The claim shall  be recorded within  fifteen     days if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  additional   day  allowed  for every additional  ten  miles  or  fraction.    The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At least $.100 must be expended  upon the claim each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with,  other requirements,^ purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre. .-.-���������.  Permission  may be granted by the  Minister   of      the Interior  to  locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory; of an  area not exceeding 100 acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment 0 of a  Royalty of 2i per cent, of the sales  of the "products of the location.  Placer Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer' mining claims generally  are 100 'square; entry fee, $5, renewable' yearly. Oh the North Saskatchewan River claims are either bar  or bench, the former being 100 feet  long and extending between* high and  low water mark. The latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not exceeding 1,008 feet. .Where steam power is used claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.,  Dredging in tlie rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T.", excepting the Yuko������  Territory���������A free miner may obtain:  only two leases of" five miles', each for  a term of'twenty- years, renewable in  (he discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  'lhe lessee's right is confined to the  su'binerged  bed  or  bars  of the rivet  below  low  water mark,  and  subject:  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may  receive,  entries  for bat-  diggings or  bench Claims,  except on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where   the  lessee may drcg-de to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The .lessee shall have a dredge in  operation within one season .from the  date of the lease for each five'-,'niles,  but where a person or company has  obtained more than one lease one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient. Renlal, $10 per  annum for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2i per cent,  collected on tlie output after it exceeds  $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The lessec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to bo fixed by its position on the  Istday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  the first year and $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer   in in ing.  Placer Mining  in   the Yukon Territory���������Creek,      gukh,    river and  kill  claims shall not exceed  250 feet     in  general direction of the creek or gulch  length,   measured  ou   the  base line or  the width   being from   1,000   to  2,000  feet. All  other  placer claims shall be  250  feet square.  The . discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of J.UOli feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary   claims   only.  Kntry fee, $10.   Royalty at tlie. rate  of  two and  nne-half per cent, on the  value of the gold shipped  from     the  l'ui.on Territory to he paid to     the  Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining claim on  each separate river, creek or gulch,  but the. same miner may hold any  number of claims by purchase, and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and pay-  A claim may    be  ���������IB ���������        J       .r*    ���������    '1 '���������       ~Jg  abandoned and another obtained on  the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice aud paying a fee.  Work  must be done on a claim each  year to the vjue of at least $200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must  be oit������-.ineu each year;     if-  not, the claim tl&A be deemed to   be  abandoned,   and     open  to occupation  and entiy  by a Uee miner.  The  boundaries of a claim may   be  defined absolutely  by having a survey  made  and publishing  notices   in    the  Yukon  official Gazette.  Petroleum���������All   unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon  Territory are  open to  prosepct-  ing for  petroleum,   and  the Minister  may reserve for an indhidual or company  having machinery  on the  land  to  be prospected, an area of C40 acres.  Should thc prospector discover oil  in paying quantities, and satisfactorily establish such disco*, ery, an area  not exceeding C40 acres, including the  oil well and such other land as may  be determined, will be sold to the discoverer at the rate of $1.00 an acre,  subject to royalty at such rate as may  be specified   by order-in-councii.  Department of the Interior,  Ottawa, February, 1904.  . W. CORY  Deputy   Minister of  thc Interior.  NOTICE.  Persens found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BR������S.  Pleneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith,  B.C.        |  BESTlF  lYTHiNG  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Railway  Time Table No. 53,  For those who travel via  MeiTa bound  Leave  TAKING   EFFECT   WEDNESDAY,   OCT.   5TIL  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-medalled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.  F. McB.   YOUNG  BARRISTER and  SOLICITOR. . . .  Nanaimo     -     -    -    Ladysmith  Victoria    Shawnigaa Lake  Duncans      Ladysmith      Nanaimo     Ar.  Wellington  Southbound Northbound  DailyArrive   Leave  A.M.    P. M.  ..    t:0012:������6  Victaria  Sat.  Sun. Southb'd  and  Wed. Arrive  P. M.     P. M.      3:0fl     1:99  10:2810:4������ Shawaigai Lake  4.2������  Overlands  Daily  2  HENRV'S NIRSFRIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown St  Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS,.,:  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND  HARDY  .   PLANTS.      '  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.     Catalogue free.  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver.  The City Market  R. Williamson, Prop.,  1st Ave,     Ladysmith  Passengers can  leave Victoria,      at  S p.m. or 11  p.m:, and connect     at  Seattle with the Fast  Mail,  leaving  | at a.    a. m.., the     Flyer leaving at  [8 p. m.  j Entire new equipment on each train  Through Palace" Sleepers, Diners  (meals a la carte), Tourist and First-  Class Day Coaches.  For sleeper     reservations,  folders,  rates and all  information call ou or  address "^  S. G. YERKES K. J. BURNS  G.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  5:4#  11:M10:������2 .Duncan     iM  "!������:���������������  11:57  9:19 Ladysinith     5:52    4.0������  12:40 8:20 Naiaimo 6.42    3:15  12:53Lv 3:tQ Ar Wellington .. 6:55 de S.0I  THROUGH TICKETS TO CROFTON.  Via Westhelm. Stage leaves daily except Sundays, connecting with North  and South bound trains. DeuWe stage service Wednesdays Wad Saturdays  connecting with Morning and afternoon trains. Faro from Victoria, Single $2.40.    Return, (3.60.  THROUGH TICKETF  VICTORIA TO ALBERNI.  Stage leaves Nanaimo Tuesdays  and Fridays on arrival of train front  Victoria.    Fare  from  Victoria,   sing le $5,201    Return $8.65.  Excursion rates in effect to all points, good going Saturday and Sunday,  rotiwning not later than Momdday.  -      , v' GE������. L. COURTENAY.  Traffic Manager.  Ttxe Ladysmitli  Opera House  Can be secured for Theatrical purposes, Dancing Pai lies, or Entertainments generally.  D  NICHOLSON, Prop  ,     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     |  Charlie Dunn  ny  MERCHANT TAILOR-  Charles  Dvnn, of the above firm, v isits Ladysmith evety Sunday for the  purpose of taking measurements and ,  seeing cusi.-meis    personally.    May  he seen  at the Hotels.     We guarantee all  stock  and a pei feet fit at  lowest  possible rates.      Hand  made    suits  nom  ?15.������0 up.  19  Store  Street,  Corner  Gornior ant stieet, VICTORIA, B. C.  tho  KSQUIHALT & NANAIflO  RAILWAY CO.  Steamer Joan  Daily, except Sunday, between Na-'  naimo and Vancouver, leaving Nanaimo at 7 a.m., and Vancouver   after  arrival of     C.P.R. train No. 1 or 1  p.m.  For  information  regarding  freight  and passenger rate** apply to purser  on board.  GEORGE  L.  COURTNEY,  Traffic Manager, Victoria, B. C.  I  !  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  4  s  I  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  i .General Manager. Smelter Manager. |  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager.  I  HAY, OATS,  MILL FEEDS  SHIPMENTS DIRECT FROM VICTORIA,     VANCOUVER    OR     THE  FRASER   RIVER. WRITE US  FOR QUOTATIONS.  0  Brackman-Ker  Milling Co., Ltd  HC������>K������  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMITH  *f PHONE 66  o  ;r*  vi*-  /is  ������  *  ��������� ������������������������������������;���������������*���������*���������*���������������������������';���������*���������*���������  BOOTS AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing .and  making to order   a  speciality.  TH3 HAS  MCE WAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysinith, B. C.  ���������W-*~*  W t T T T T ���������  PATENTS  ", DESIGNS  TRADE-MARKS ,  | AND COPYRIGHTS ,.  1 OBTAINED }  ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY PfiPP <  ��������� Notice in "Inventive Age " M Hk B" ������������������ "*  ' Hook "How to obtain Patents" (\ IIIbIoj j  Charges moderate. No fee till patent is secured. ]J  Letters strictly confidential.   Addrebs,  E. G. SIGGERS, Patei.S Lawyer. Washington, B.C. '  A:. Munjiie, Secretary. Joiin^W. -Job r ��������� >?,   [ 11 ���������  ^Telephone^G.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rou^h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing    Lumber  In   Stock.  IHE CANADIAN BAI OF COMMERCE  WITH  WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  The Bank of British Columbia  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Capital Paid up    Rest,    Aggregate resources   exceeding  Hon. Geo.  A. Uox, President  B.      $8,700,0150       3,500,008     ...  91,000,008  E.   Walker,   General   Manager.  W.  RILER.  GEMJLAL 1XPRESSAND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY P������ .* ���������������������������  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  QEORGE.YUEN  Merchant  Tailor-  All kinds' of clothing cleaned and  jepaired.  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  BREAD FIVE CENTS PER LOAF  Confectionary ef all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  REDUCTION IN PRICES ������T  J. J.   TriOMAS'   Si ORE  Best^ accommodation for transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND    HOTEL  This new Hotel lias been conifoit-  ably iiiinislitil and tlie bai is up-to-  date. Hairs ii 00 a day and upwards.  WM.  r.EVERIDOE, 1'iop.    -  Esplanade :���������: :���������������������������. :���������: :���������: Ladysmith  ������ *  ������   ������  * ���������  ������N, HIGH STREETT  Everybody in Ladysmitli knows wt  carry a first class line of goods.  we must reduce our stock *������������������  ���������f. Men's'and Boy's" cloth  ing at once. Sanferd's  clothing is well known. We  will give 25 per cent eft.  on regular rates unti, fur- *���������*  ������������������*   ther notice   . *������������������  CALL AND SEE US. ,  We carry STRAUSS'  OVERALLS  hand made, guaiantecd, and _the celebrated JHG     HORN  OVERALL on  sale.  AT THOMAS'      SNORE.  *���������*  *_*  London Office. 60 Lomtlard St E C  The   bank   Iih.s   ! l'l   branches      well distributed  throughout  thc Dominion  and elsewhere,  iucludiiig the folio vin g in British Columbia and the Yukon  ATLIX ' GREENWOOD        NANATMO VANCOUVER  "     East End  KAMLOOPS NELSON VICTORIA  LADYSMITH N.   WESTMINSTER  WHITE HORSE.  Every description of banking  business transacted.   Letters of credit  issued   on  any   part  of the  world.  CIJAN'UROOK  DAWSON  MarR  In The World!  Don't be satisfied to\vork|  along in the same old way  for low wages. We can  help you carve o*ut a successful career. Thousands,  have increased their salaries  by following* our plan. We  can train you in _spare time,  and at small cost, for any  of the following- positions:  Mechanical, Electrical, Steam, Glill, or  Mining Engineer;   Electrician;  Surveyor;;  Architect; Draftsman; Bookkeeper;  Stenographer;   Teacher;   Show-Card   Writer;  Window Dresser; or Ad Writer.  Write TODAY, HtntinK which poll-  tlou interests you, to  INTERNATIONAL  Correspondence    Schools  Box 799, SCR ANTON, PA.  OB CALL OH OUB UXlIr BirHStEITAT1YXI  'I ..,*������,-������������������'     "-" '"  ""'  EUROPE HOTEL  J. GIACHERO, Prop.  Newly    furnished,    everything   the  best, finely stocked bar.      Transient  rate, $1.00 per day.    Monthly   rate,  $23.00.  First Avenue . . . Ladysmith, R. C.  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar.  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  an  Dr- W. J.  DENTIST  Stevens Block, Ladysmith, B. O.  Dentistry in all its branches; every new  app'iau-'e.  RATES $2.00 PI*K DAY  SAMPLE ROOMS  BAR" SUPl'MED WITH BES  WINBS, WQUORS, CIGARS  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  ing a fee  of $2.00.  Savings Bank Department  Deposits of one dollar '."l.flO* and upwards received and interest allowed at  current     rates.     Depositors  are sti bjected to no delay in depositing   or  withdrawing funds.  LADYSMITH BRANCH           ��������� W.   A.  CORNWALL.  Masager.  DAY SCHOOL  Usual  subjects  taught;   also      languages,   drawing  in   pencil  and cray-,  ons,  paint ng  in  oils  and  water colors, pianoforte nnd vocal lessons given  in classes or individually.  MISS   BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B. C.  Seattle's Great  Papers  mc  DAILY  MJNDAY  TWICE A WEEK  Daily Post-liftftJ.'ljBnccr, Vi U 20 Pates  Publishes the fullest telegraphic  news from all parts of the world  All the state and local news. Dally  and Sunday edition, 75o per month.  Sunday PosMnteHiacHccr, 40 to 53 Pages  The largest and most complete Sim.  day paper nortli of San Franciacu  Special departments of literature.  of fashion,,of women's newa Sun  day edition, $2.00 per year.  Twice a Week PosMntel!!*encer  All the news of the weak In concur,  detailed form. THE TWiOii A  WEEK EDITION IS THE BFST  TWICE A WEEK PASES ���������' UB-  LISHED ON" THE PACI2TC COAST.  Write for sample copy and b*> uon-  vinced. Subscription nrloa, $1.00  per year.  THE  POST-  INTELLIGENCER  Sample Copies Free  Write fcr One  Z5C  n-  i  y.i  a vwic\S������^v^\**.;'-: *>- <������������������ -���������  All Postmasters Will Take SuflScrtpticra  'PeST-3NTi.LUG;N���������Ea  ���������9., Scaifle, Wash,   n  s?.  F.   W2STOIT, Business Managsr. ������ ���������:*i  m  I/E^fMlTE IEEGER  v .-��������� t rt  WM  It  ' ,' ���������>'.k*-"  M:  >'/M ���������  m  mi  ft  im  *?/&���������������������������  m.  If  tri  '0  ��������� t  ii  i I  r,  TAR AND FEATHERS.  ���������o���������  Goklendalc, March 15.���������Dr. Kay-  wood, said to have heen at one  time a dt-iitist at Portland, Or., now  a "Holy Roller" preacher, and who  has been holding meetings at the  Free Methodist church, was the recipient of a liberal coat of tar and  feathers this evening at 7 o'clock.  Just after services had commenced  about   ten  young   men.  entered      the  little church  on  Broadway and  took  the minister  out of his  pulpit They  hustled  him into, the street,   where  they were met by about forty more  men, and -the preacher was  taken on  ' a run  to  the  bridge over  the Little  Klickitat river,  followed by a crowd  that grew to about 100 men       and  boys.  The preacher was stripped  to   the  waist and several cans of tar  poured  over his  shoulders  and   back.      His  bald  head  was  also  coated  and   the  tar was daubed, on his face.      The  ��������� contents  of several  sacks containing  featheis  wen   ih n  plisteicd  all over him: He Wiis' Mien   I old that if he  did not'.leave   town   before   I o'clock  Monday morning he would he lynched   ���������  The crowd then, left Dr. 'Kaywood  but he was soon joined by two mem-  beis of his flock, who cscoited him  to the residence of I. Iiioshaw  The whole affair had been planned  so carefully and was -executed so  quietly that the authorities did not  have  an opportunity  to act.  Dr. Kay wood went through the ordeal  without saying a word  until his  assailants   were   through   with   'i'm,  when he said:  "Bpys, will you.allow- me to n'-IJt  to you?"  lie was told to shut up tr i.s  would be ducked in the icy waters oi  the  Klickitat.  Dr. Kaywood said tonight that he  had no statement' to made regarding-  tlm affair,  and that he intended "  to  leave Goldendale  tomorrow  to conduct  meetings elsewhere.   o   DANCER OVER.       -  Rio Janeiro, March 15���������A decree  has been issued terminating the state  of martial -law which was proclaimed  February 4th throughout thc whole  republic as a result of the insurrectionary  movement in Brazil.  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, F.  news.     The Weekly Free Press poss-  _   ��������� .       esses    attractive    special    features  Meets in'the Opera House 1st and which are not to be found in any  <rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy other Western Canadian weekly. For  President, B. Forcimmer; Worthy example, the subscriber to the Week-  Secretary, C. H.  Rummings. |ly Free press can ap])ly Uno:agh   the  " ~~ '.'Legal  Enquiry Department,"     free  of charge, for information concerning  all  questions of law, and the information is not only promptly given,  hut it conies as an opinion from the  highest legal  talent.  If a reader of the Weekly Free  jPcess requires advice on the subject  oi ins cattle, his horses or livestock  of any kind, it is not'necessary to  consult or pay a Veterinary Surgeon,  mi..  Free Press retains the services  The Kings Hotel is the only place j  in Ladysmith    that has on draught  John Labatt's India Pali Ale:   Call  around And sample it.  W. G. Fra-ser  Merchant   Tailor*  (ist Avenue)  Fall Stock Just Arrived. Call; early  and get your pick of the largest and best  stock, in town.  PAINTINQ,  PAPER  ETC.  Work done properly and at  prices.     Shoo and residence  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E. SMITH, Prop  BARBER    SHOP   & BATH  ROOMS  The ESPLANADK,    between the  Grand and Abbottsford,  William Povveks, Prop.  HO. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of  all  kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on G&tacre    fit.  Any  The  hanqino, :  right  in  rear  THE WEEKLY FREE PRESS.  The Weekly Free Press, Winnipeg,  .is thc oldest established and the lead  Ing weekly of Western Canada. It  piosents the world's news".to Western leaders almost one week in advance of Eastern Canadian weeklies,  and the reader of the Weekly Free  Pitss can rely upon getting all the  of a fully qualified Veterinary Surgeon for the purpose of replying free  of charge to enquiries from its sub,  scribers.  Foster's  weal lor forecasts   ippear  regularly and exclusively in the Free  Press, and many leaders of  the Free  Press have acknow lodged  that   this  feature alone is  worth the subscription price of the paper.  The Weekly Free Press is i ror  whicli ought to be found i'i tvery  farmhouse in -.Western Canada  Importers and wholesale dealers In WINES, LIQUORS   CIGARS  ETC.     Large stock always-All    the leading brands.    We'sunnl* tn.  principal   hotels and Saloons in Ladysmith.  ORDERS SOLICITED.  PITHER & LEISER.VICTORIA, B. C*  f******^**^*************************.**^****  of  "I  'ft  I  I  V I  I  li  y  <**  t  '������  if  4  M.R  SIMPSON.  Solicitor,  Etc.  Money   to  Loan  1st Avenue     -   -   - lADVSMITh  Ladysmith Temple No. 5 Rathbone  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. m.  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  Job  Brewing  NANAIMO,  B. C.  flan uf act urers of the  Done Promptly and  WELL  In British Columbia  1'T ,������,,M*,4' V"A"*"*'V������' 'mv'w V'mv'������' V *������' 'J' 9   i,  ^    Lager Beer "and J Porter Guaranteed Brewed  from thej Best Canadian Malt ran Hops.  WARDS MfAT   MARKET  ON ROBERTS STREET.  Only First Class Meats are    supplied our Customers.  We will treat you right.  Af  WANTED-House to rent. One situated near Ledger office preferred.  Apply *'K** Ledger office. 2t  THE  TEN DOLLARS REWARD.  The Union Brewing Company will pay $i0 reward for information  which will lead to^tbe arrest andfconviction any person or pereons  destroying Union Brewing Company's kege or bottles, or failing to return the same.  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  Office  On 1st Avenue  5  Made'to order and Repaired at short notice.     Drill Sharpened   y   a  alwayegives satisfaction. : Picks handled and repaired.  Ships mi tiling  in all its Branches.  Horseshoers and General Blacksmiths.  David Murray  Bullet-Street  -    -   -   -  l^ady������mitri, b. C  Itahonldbebon* in mind that  ���������very cold weakens the lungs, low-  en the vitality and prepares the  system for the mors ��������� serious diseases, among which are th* two  greatest destroyers of human hfe,  pneumonia and oonsanptioa  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity hy its  prompt cores 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.  - %Frice 25c, Larfe Size 50c   ���������  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains, 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.  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  Agent,  151 Yesler Way.  Seattle. '  All Work   Done at  [Reasonable   Rates  pw&j&te?- *4  ^aaza s&w cvese sa������  *>#**<;  Western Hade For Western flen  HORN  UNION MADE  SHIRTS  OVERALLS  Etc,  BIG HORN  BRAND  HEGi5Tif-ra  SOLD AT  LEADING  STORES IN  LADYSMITH  ������������������ Plans,  Specifications and  De- ������������������  ���������* tails     furnishes! for all kinds **  ���������* of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  ������������������ Line ������������������  ������������������ C.   B.  ROBELEE,   Carpenter ������������������  *��������� and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady- ������������������  ������������������ smith,  B.  C. ������������������  LADYSMITH WALL PAPER  DEPOT.  Dealers in  WALL     PAPERS,  PAINTS,  OILS,  VARNISHES, Plain and Fancy  Glass Pictures, Frames.  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.  PANNELL   &   PLASKETT  Harry Kay  ��������� *  M/ *9\  I Delivered in Any Part of th City ?  EveryAfternoon  1 The Daily Ledger  o  o  *  *  o  50  Cents  per   Month |  These goods-are sold wholesale a nd retail for 25 per cent. fau. than a    ny imported goods of like quality.  GIVE  THE BIG  HORN BRAND A   TRIAL.     THE GOODS ARE MADE IN VICTORIA AND BY   WHITE  LABOR ONLY.    EVERY GARMEN   T IS WELL MADE OF GOOD MATERIAL AND IS SOLD AS  CLEAP  AS THE CHEAPEST.  LARD  H. W. SAUSAGE  (THE ONLY   KIND)  BLACK PUDDING  H.&W.  FIRST AVENUE. BUTCHERS  STFVENS BLOCK,  GATACRE  STREET,  LADYSfHTH, B 1  ������������������  %*' LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO. * |  PIANOS, ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD   FURNITURE   MOVED  PROMPTLY AND SAFELY  Stables in'raat of "tadysmkh Hotel.   Leave orders at the Abbottsford,  WILLIAMS   AND   WASKETT  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  High Grade  The satisfaction of dealing with a  high grade firm of established repu-  /' tation, whose name stands for something definite and substantial is a  most important consideration wfcenj  purchasing FURNITURE, CARP-S  PETS, CURTAINS, ART GOODS,  SILVERWARE, CHINA, CUTLER-  RY, GLASSWA, etc.  Large illustrated catalog ue and price list free for asking.  7fcelUi73im;  VICTORIA, B.C.  ^g.'.t-'.-.'j ���������.J:1-: nr*V,bAkl r*a*D.fi^  df  "'V  3������ -  LADYSMITH      DAILY    LEDGER  ac  A  SNAP���������������. good EngL.-ih Piano by  a first-class maker  in  p rf   b order  For  $100.00.  A  Mason  and  Hamlin  Organ for $125.00.        Apply  A. F.   OWEN,  Piano  Tuner   "     Abbotsford  Hote.  FOR    SALE���������Reclining     Go-Cart,  almost new.   To be seen at Rolston's  Miss Weinrobc went up     to Nanaimo on the noon train today.  ������������������������ .    '  '..'-'    ���������  '  Mr'. Pcnkeath was a passenger     to  Nanaimo on  (.lie twelve o'clock train  to-day. ������������������..���������������������������  Congratulations from friends arc  duo Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Runiming at  whose-home a.hoy arrived on Monday, night.  J.  C.  J.  ,H  l:  II.  (!-.  N.  Ill  AT THE  ABBOTSFORD.  Devlin,  Victoria.  Franck,   Victoria.  I Mils, Nanaimo.  Parthenis, Victoria..,  ���������o���������  PRESENTATION,  connection .wiih the presentation  to      Master'Joe  Thompson   for  his.  bravery in  saving life, -a, concert will  he arranged  to take place in the-opera house on Saturday o\e;iiug next.  An     ad miss ion' of ten cents, will   l.e  charged   to  pay for  thc hall.        Mr.  South, the     representative of       the  Itoyal Humane Society, will be there  and make the presentation.  Nc w     York,   March   15.���������Arrived,  steamer Neckar from Naples.  ���������    ������������������������������������-  ��������� According'to'.advices brought from  the north on the'steamer Tecs, residents oil the Si.eena arc looking forward to navigation on that river ful-  ���������l.y a month earlier tluin it came last  year. The riye'i'' is open almost to  the canyon and many are taking this  route into the intei ior in', preference  to that by the.way of the Naas. They  arc using their canoes as far as-possible. ' - "    ''���������.''���������';  Seed Potatoes at Blair & Adam.  -  O r. ....  . BAKER-PORTER.  Victoria, March 15.���������A quiet wedding was celebrated at the Centennial Methodist Church yesterday evening, when George Baker, formerly  of Victoria, ^but now located at Ladysmith, was united in the- holy  bonds to Mrs. Annie Porter, of -the  Gorge road. Only a few intimate  friends of the contracting parties wil.  ncssed the ceremony. After a few  days', sojourn at the capital, the  newly wedded pair will take up their.  residence at Ladysmith.  ������������������>���������-o ;   Scad Potatoes at.Blair &. Adam's. '  ���������; o   GIVEN TO CHARITY  BYTHESOCIEIT  To The Ledger'��������� ;   :^  Will you  kindly publish the ^following'statement., of  receipts  and     expenditures   resulting  from   the  Social  Concert given  St.   David's  Day,   and  oblige.  Total  receipts ........ ............  $:HM"2'f'  Expenses .....:..-.   105 00  Balance  $ 8'9  2f:  Paid over  as a  gift  to  the  Na-  naimo  Hospi"  tal  .  ..$50  ot  To   local  chai'i  ty ���������  ...20  o:;  Balance        $10 2:,.  This will he -donated to any urgent  local charitable eases.  Our. reasons for giving the larger  part of .the remaining funds after  the expenses of the concert were paid  fo the Nanaimo Hospital is that  many Ladysmitli and Extension  cases have been kindly looked after  there that had-'np--nipney-to: pay for  such case.  .Again.- in the name ofl .fcbc^St." David's Society, I wish to thank the  people of Ladysmith for their presence and generous assistance in making the concert a success.  W.   J-.. THOMAS,  \        Chair in an.  POSTPONE LOAN  (Continued  from  Page  Cnc)  Japanese giiardship yesterday. She  is owned by the Northwestern Commercial S.S. Co., of Seattle, from  which port she sailed January  sixth with a cargo of barrel beef  for Vladivostock,,it is said, although  ostensibly for Shanghai. When last-  reported thc Tacoma was fast in the  ice norIh of Hokkaido Islands, with  Japanese, ships lying in wail, to pick  her up when she worked clear.  JAP   ClU'ISERS.  London   March   lfi���������A   despatch     1<  the   Star     from   Singapore     Straits  Settlements  hays  that, four Japanese  cruisers arrhed  there  today from tin-  east ward.  A RUSSIAN  VICTORY.  St. Petersburg, March 15.���������General  Kuropatkin, ina desnatc'i dated'March  l'l, says: A fierce attack on thc centre of our positions at file I-'an ri'-cr  (about thirteen miles south of Tie  Pass) has been repulsed. More thnu a  thousand corpses remain in Full of  our positions.  POST  ARTILLERY.  New   Chwang,  Mai eh   hi.���������Tie  ORDERED  RETURNED.  Someexcitement    was created   among the passengers aboard  the steam  ship   City of Puebla  the' first   night  that ship  was out from  San  . Francisco on her voyage completed     last  night.'    It   was stated   that a     man  had jumped     overboard.   Particulars  of the event,, however, were not learn  ed,  and  the oilicers  of the ship'made  no mention of the incident oh arrival  She has a big list .of passengers���������280  in all.    One  of the number was   the  old  lady  to whom  r-eferuce  has  heretofore  been  made in this   paper.   She  has  made  two     trips   fo Victoria in  the -.hope of landing,  but each     time  has been denied admission by   lhc-immigration .inspector,  Dr. Milne.    She  is a feeble"   old lady, and Dr.   Milne  has reason  to believe that she-would  become  a  charge  on   the  community  if allowed to debark here.   He therefore  ordered.her  return  again,     and  threatened   the     steamship   company  that if she was landed  not  only    in  Victoria,  but in any part of the pro  vinc-e the vessel would  he held liable  for  the full   penalty  of the  law���������Victoria  Times:   : o���������-������������������i���������  NANAIMO ������������������ NOTES.'  Nanaimo,   March .15.���������The     Young"  ������������������'copies' Guild of St. Andrews church  will hold a social  in  the church ���������  on  Monday, cening next for the purpose  of raising funds for repairing! and renovating- the church.  'Mr.': Albert Parrott  received" a telegram  taining the sad news that his brother  in-law,  'Mr:  John Sprowcli, .had-be.ii  .illed      in  the  coal   mines  at   Kock  Springs,   Wyoming...      The   telegram  ���������stated^ that the body, of Mr.  ���������N   would be 'taken  for burial.  It is aiiiioiiticed that No. 10 Torpe-  ���������lo boat, sold by auction by -the British Admiralty^ at Es ,uimait. has.  been secured- by the Nanaimo Fisheries, Limited, and will be used to lake  Tesh herring lo the Seattle market.  ���������'''a-pk-A.-'il. Mate went to' YicioriV  yesterday and will bring ihe \essel  ;ip>-wilh him  tomorrow.    ���������"       '  Mr. /Tully' Ro.yce,  secretary  of the  Nanaimo hoard of Pilot Commission-  .'ts,   has  received   notice   that  a con-  cntion   of   provircial   Pilot   Hor.rds  will he held in Victoria on March 22.  This  convention   was   first   proposed  hy  the Nanaimo hoard,  and  has been  on  the tapis  for sonic lime,  but was  delayed   owing-   to   the   invest-i^ation  into the charges against E. ( row Y'.n-  ���������v-cr. secretary of the Yictotia l.oard.  Now    'that the    date  ha-shecn      defi-  arranged,-the   dele-'atrs   from  'anaimo     will   he  Messrs.      Harry  haw and Tullv  I'.ovcc.  GARRISON COMING.  It has been settled for rhc Victoiia  Garrison to come up to Ladysmith  for the semi-final association football match for the Vancouver Island  championship on Saturday next. They  will meet the local seniors on = the  Bunker grounds at .4.3.0 sharp. Don't  forget the time.  O ��������� r  THE GUN.  .The Pilot Hotel shooting club hold  their *elay pigeon shoot on the afternoon, of March 19.  ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL-'  The Victoria Colonist in this morn  ing's issue under the head of "Nana'  inib  Not  Recognized,"  says:  "In an interview yesterday. Mr. J.  G. Brown, president of the Island  league, said, in regard to the  matches Ladysinith and Nanaimo are  playing in the Island league, that as  far as he is aware, Nanaimo has not  entered, the league, and therefore the  game which was  played between La-  SSgSE&XSa-SKa  W ARRIVALS  ���������CHRISTIE'  'STETSONS5  'BOM m  'AMERIGflN'  HATS  Mr.   A.,D.  Miller, will, on Monday  evening  next  exhibit  at  the     Opera  Mouse,  his  pan.or.ima of moving, pictures  complete  and   the  latest     improved  methods   of  reproducing  only  i are used.     Further notices will     be  I given  during  flic week.     It is     safe  I to  say   from   the  favorable     notices  Mr.  Miller has  received  by the press,  iii   general   that.      his- entertainment  will be all right, and well worth attending.  In    all  the   newest  shapes and shades.  Dr. R. B. Dier may he found at  his office, at any time tbiough the  day or evening. Bridge or crown  work as good as the best and at reasonable piices. It is not a practice  for a few days ct weeks only that  Dr. Dier is establishing, but ane  that will cause him to' he a permanent resident of Ladysmith. Office on  High Street, next Weiniohe's.'  Prices range  $l.50to$3.00.  from  Store closes   at six o'clock every evening except  Saturday.  of NiLol street  on  Monday ' con-  Spro.w-  to Carbon, Wyo.,  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.   Government  Victoria, li. C-  and   Yates   5t*.,  3  Three  Transcont nental  Trains Daily  3  DRYSDAU - STEVENSON  Ga.     Lafysiniih  NOTICE.  (Dissolution of Partnership.)  Tlie partnership heretofore subsisting between Chu Ming and Chu Lung  Ho, of Extension, B.C., trading under the firm name of Wing Lung Ai  Co., has  been dissolved.  The 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.  , CIIC LUNG IIO.  Dated Extension, B.C., Feb. 20th,  1905.  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, ^and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  HAY, GRAIN AM)  FARM PRODUCE  Orders will be delivered aaywher*  in the city promptly and at the lowest possible prices. '  Lcavo orders at Christie's, on the  Esplanade.  JAS.  WARNOCK.  We are offering our first consignment 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.  *    *'-L  3  '!.{  'i'l  ���������4  i  ���������a  SIMON LEISER & CO'Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  1  i  t  A  (11  .3  'A  A  Some good Residences For Sale  Call and get particulars.  ���������litelv  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited,"_j-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 Ycllowston ���������  P-'ark. Cheap rates from all points  Eastrfroin March. 1st to Mii'y 15th.  Steamship tickets on sale to. all  European points.. ; Very low rate*;  now in effect; Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For  further  particulars call  at the  od! or j hone No. ���������..45C.  A'. I)" CARLTON, C. E. LANM  A.C.P.A.,  N.P., General   Ay.eiiL  Portland,  Ore. Victoria,  B.C  A  ^i-ey of the Esquimau  \+������.  & Manaimo Ry. Co's  City Property  i  LADYSMITH SHAVIM  PARI0RS  HIGH  STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������j  seas  "EARLY  JERSEY WAKEFIELD"  CABBAGE PLANTS  Bundles  of 50 plants,    25 Cents.    ���������.  W. T. HEDDLE  CO.  JOHN 'STfcWART P. O. Box 268  ���������1  ' ��������� :'      ������������������.*-.������������������     '       .���������;���������.-    ���������.'��������� s  V       s'v    s mUe, likk Aisrn accident inscjrance.  '(.���������ONIV.E-VANCiNG- ,.\  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  Healers In   Pianos and  l assure   you, Madam,  the  FMPlRHaiiJ'PKOVl ICE  are  the    'best you can    get, ft t   tliu  MADE   IN  LADYSMITH  Organs..  Ladysmith, B.  WilJiams' Block  ������iady.srritth  Particular Grocers.  Telephone 1  tary      men here advance  the theory  that   the dilTcrcnce  in  the nuiiil.er of  guns   the Japanese  are  reported      to  have captured  and  those General   Ku-  rripatkin  is  reported   to have  1 <;**-:fc    is  owing to the fact  tint   the  Russians,  when   rout.-d,,   dropped  guns   into   tlie  rivers  through   the   ice,  and   abandon'  e<l   others "in   ravines   and   valleys.   II  is   expected   that-   when   the   p.rtsent  rush  of  work  al  iMiiki'cn   is  o'er   the  search   for   the   lost,  ;u lillcry   will   be  wcll  rewarded-   o   Cosmopolitan, Strand for March at  Knight's  -o-  d3'smith and Nanaimo���������and which  was won by lhc former���������������������������cannot he of  ficially recognized.  The Victoria people seem  to    have.  ������"t  slightly   mixed.    Both   Nanaimo  and       Ladysmith   are   perfectly   well  aware that .Sunday's match does not  count iu the Island league. The game  was the first hei,ween the teams     of  flic ii.hove   towns      in   flic  prov inoial  ���������league for the Ii.  C. Challenge tup.  TAFFY!    rVrVir"  TAFFY!  COME AND SEE OUR LINES   OF  CANDIES   AND   CONFECTIONERY  ���������At���������  HOY'S BAKERY  1st   ivenue,  Ladysmith  CRYSTAL LAUNDRY  J. PiEBCY AND CO.  WHOLESALEDRYGOODS.  Victeria, B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC.  LACE CURTAINS  Just to hand,  a large consignment of     LACE CURTAINS  FROM  ENGLAND.  AT  A LL PRICES.  BLAIR St KDM7VV  CARLISLE  TELEPHONE  2���������4.  I     i    (    (     I  liREsi-iffiSOTaSOK^  '���������T  HEADACHES.  *9^.**^     .s.2*2aM.45.W ^9   ^^*mw ������^p-4������.4^br^0��������� 1  the  result of ey2  Examinations  iharge.  and  straining, cured  sii'lil  tests free  AT  m  to  to  U;  to'  ft  /f������  ft  *B*FOKCfMriER'S  ft  tfl WATCHMAKER, JEWELER. OPTICIAN  ffl5*ii5''**"'i������ff:>i-iji-  IS^.'^-^-Si.v-.vAjfiS' v. < [J>>T>k&&  to  to  to  ft  ft  >f.  to  to  to.  ft  ft  ft  vH  fIRST   AVE.,  t-   ^ms  LADYSMITH yj  ;^^y^jg���������g���������g���������g���������C���������������C���������g���������'g���������g���������^���������'g.^g��������� flg���������g���������g;���������'g���������'gl^<g���������g?���������'S^���������S[���������   g." ^^  Leave orders with  IILAIR  &   ADAM,   *;t>.'fu  All wo'-k first-class at THE CIIRY  STAL,  VICTORIA. ^  Sale  at Rolston's  vmsesassexssussssf  All   Story   Magazine,   Smith's  om   Walsiin's   Magazine   for  niii!-  at Knight's.  ���������^^s^^si^^^^&i^Bsi^sMs-js^^^s^&'g^^ss^^ss^ss^s^ssa^g:.  n\  i������ f f  For Crosse (^Blackwell's very  choice JUS in gla^s.  Wild Rose Honey, fresh stock  PUTTING ON  NEW PAPER  is  the mest effective and most economical  method   of   improving       and  brightening   up   thc  interior  appearance of your dwelling.  * From   the  many  beautiful   patterns  ���������many of them exclusive���������in our new  ine,  wc  are  certain, jou  can select  exactly  the right  paper (to suit yo-'ir  taste and   prrse.    l.e1   us   show  you  our handsome array of sty Us.  HARRY KAY  orrisoifs.  *iSa5HS9ffiSSB^ffliS2I  I've  I.cen going the  wASK  YOUR GROCER  FOR   PARTICULARS  'J  "Yes,   dot lor  pace'that kills.''  "Until   now   you've become  a case  that  pill::,"   smilingly  observed    the  physician as he fixed up another Loins.  Dinner and Tea Sets  $10.00  Dinner  Sets,   97   pieces,  now  $  $13.00 Dinner Sets, 97  pieces,  now        $15.00 Dinner Sets, 97  pieces,  now   .-    $20.00  Dinner  Sets,   97   pieces,  n 6~w y   Dinner  Sets,   11.5   pieces,    now          Dinner  Sets,   98  pieces,   now  ,  Watch our Window fo-1. O. C. Liaes  $25.00  $35.00  7.00  9.00  10.00  15.00  18.00  25.00  nrmnaae  HILBERT  HOTFL  LADYSMITH  RATES���������$1.00     per    day.      Finest  Wines,  Liquers and   digars.  Firat Avenue, Ladysmith, B. O.  D. CI WHITE.  FARMERS'   -MEAT   flARKET  .^ifigSaHl**"  On ist Aveamc  QeoriRoberl s  Proprietor  HOTEL DOMINION  ' ���������llu ������������������������������������ ?1 25 ��������� rl ^1.5^-���������  ^ tfc hum to sll iliimitost h:iidi*fgs aniJ  lailtvny duprit^. E oclrii: wri tvery fivtM  mir������iiteH to i;lI -nira ol 'lu- city. Bar.]  nud tab'*" inn-xi-wll'd.  F. BAYNI5I!, Propristor,  ABBOTT  ST.,    VANCOUVER, B.C* j

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