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Array t -i *V<- >��������� ������������������*���������������������*> j ^Mi   ..ac-ii rvanway,  ��������� LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY  The Ladysmith  -<���������->  >   .*S  ^  1 v1.  WAR 2 3 1906      ^/J  ���������/J  5������ Ledger  "T:  VOL.,2  WEDNESDAY,   MARCH 21, 1900.  PRICE FIVK CENTS  I  I  Pi  1.  I:  !  ft'--  UR6E SHARK  Kt LED il  While the, young son of Mr. Gart-  ley,     manager of the Stanley Park  U. S. SETTLERS  m POURING  INTO CANADA  Calgary, March 21.���������The rusli     of  settlers from the central States lias  !'reached proportions beyond the high-  brewery,      Vancouver,  was shooting  j  est estimation of the railroad      au-  bor  beach, ncnr the Park bridge on   'thorities.     Figures  by the  Dominion  'and  other  reputable   land   agents  rats with an aiijg'fm o������ thc. Coal Har  di, nc{lr the Park bridge on  Sunday afternoon, he noticed a large  fish in thc shallow water ne���������r the  shore. The lad says that the fish  caught sight of him and made i>-  * wards him. Seeing that it was ._  shark that was- chasing him, the hoy  ran and told his \ father, who happened  to' be nearby at the time.  Mi. tSartley took his rifle and went-  to investigate,   He found  th_ -*_ar.-  stranded'in     the shallow water, .-nil  shot   it.    'I hi*  big   fish  weighed four  hundred pounds.   He might have hem ' are  bringing in a great deal of mou  rn  the central States  show that sixty-  j two  thousand   Americans  will   conic  over  to Western Cunada this spring  from Nebraska and Iowa.  i    Dominion Land  Agent'Bennett,  of  Omaha    sends    figures showing that  large loads 01 household goods     for  settlers  have actually been arranged  for shipment.  Trains from thc   Hast  are    arriving  in  Calagry   in      three  'sections.  The  settleis   are  after  wild lands  mostly and among all of them   th.y  PROPOSED TO CLOSE  STORES 1 P, M, THURSDAY  A Number of Leading Merchants are   Willing to  Give Ha'f Holiday in Week^The Views of  Storekeepers to Be Ascertained  NEWS NOTESi  FROM THE  CITY or  T  I  IN FLAMES  i  _   .j  S.S.  Raven and scow came in this'  rnoining  with  a load of shingle bolts  for the Ladysmith  Lumber Company'  mill.  S.S.   Lapwing  brought  a car  lond  of hay for Blair & Adam last even-  a dangorous     customer to meet    in  deep  water.    The fish is of the mu.l-  shark- variety,  and  similar  to , one  hilled some time ago at the foot   of  near'.the railway'  Granville, street,  bridge.  , The secretary of the Victoria United Football team has communicated  with th** scribe of the local association team, extending an invitation lo  the. members of the latter to a  smoker that is to be given at Victoria on Saturday  night.  ey. The demand ��������� for city property*in  all the- towns in* Alberta has simply  turned the heads of many speculators  Many    o-^i-rs from the Southern  (states are -passing into thc Okanag-  a"  country.    The' winter  wheat land  is    attracting  ,many     settlers from  Washington and. Oregon and the irrig  ated lands those from Colorado and  Western Nebraska,  A great snowstorm reached ail over Alberta on Satiiwiay'night,-bringing renewed moisture. There is much  melting today.  It  has   been  suggested   by  certain    way of doing  thcir  buying (luting the liery    employees ������iehome  by     four  business  men  01   the city that      aji  ^ morning of th.it day.     Of course, it o'clock and at five the whole'TiTy"  iv.rly closing  movement be started in   would he useless  for jusl a lew stor- could  be at play.   To those who are  in'the last  few days   os  to start  closing  early   on  Th.ir.s- j interested in sport���������and  that means a  day and others remaining' open until great  many  i>eople employed  in slor-  si.v o'clock.   Before .this early closing es���������the movement should |;e support-  rule    could   be adopted   all   business a-J.   Matches could be arranged   with  men   would  have  to agree to close at outside teams for the. Thursday after-  a suited hour, ami not  tore-open a- noon- and  evening   instead   of  Salur-  gain   io oblige, anybody   during     the day,   when so few people get an  op-  rema-indcr of che day. The'question is --ortunity of witnessing the sport iii"-  Will  tho storekeepers agree to this? frames.  Every  man   Is entitled  to his  own In    thc course     of a day or two a  views, in this matter. The suggestion I.edgvr    reporter     will visit all the  theie stores    in town     and  ascertain  the  tn -.'jews of the various merchants.   The  111  Lad-siuitli,   and  I a Lodger     representative  lias   intcr-  i icwed    some of  tlu  lc-ulmr merchants  anil   a.seertained  th.ir  opinions  ic.vardiiig  the closing of all stores a I.  1 iii'  o'i'li'ck one <iay  in  the week.  '���������'hose business men who have, be >n  *-**o'.cn toon the subject are prefcctly  willing to fall in with the movement  sl-ipulating, of course, that early  i-'o.ing be general. The day suggested is Thursday. The Nanaimo stoics secins to us a good one, and  close on this day at .one.o'clock.        ���������* should   );.*  no serious  obstacles  St, Petersburg, March 20���������Most sen  sational  reports arc current' tonight  that  Uiu  execution of former   Lieut,  Schmidt     which     made a depressior.  throughout  llussiu,     has been     followed by  an extensive  mutiny       of  _ sailors  at SPbastopol,   the   massacre  According to Uic statements of one'01' theh" oiheers,  *"d the   turning oi.  oi thc officers  of the German steamer   Uie SUQt> of the fortress    upon    thu  Mer.i, which was recently at Seattle  cay-   _The tru,-h  of t-he story, how-  from   Peru, a steamer has been   ecu-  <���������'-*'��������� is doubted,"  this     being ,   th.  struck'd     for    Lake Titicac'a,  Peru,     ������������������������������������syeological moment" for    the  ap-  lake is  the highest navigable    peai-ance of such wild reports.   ' No  press despatches confirming the story  This  sheet of water  in  the'world.  TL  TO SHINE THE  BOOTS OF KINGS  Luck of Frisco Youngster Who Travels  The World For Curious  Purposes  By  those  who favor the movement overcome.       The advantage to    i.lie    report of his interviews will      lie a-  lt is   pointed out that*by every store storeteopcrs ,and   their employees   .i-   waited with  interest by all       those,  cicing one-half day  in   thc week, not like   would   b<* tfieat,  and   tlie     rest    who favor  Ihe  movement,  and       no  .i bit of business would  be lost.    On appreciated      at no  loss  of business   doubt  the private citizens  will       be  'ihursilay  the shoppers cannot     get whatever.                                                 i pleased to see an carly closing  rule  oui   of   town  to purchase  elsewhere, In   the summer      months   it  would   'in vogue.    An  old adage says,    -anil  and  there     is little  doubt  but what nut he difficult to find a way to spend   says  truly:   "All   work and  no play  Ilie  public .would soon fall into   the the half-holiday.    The Wellington Col   nial-e Jack a dull boy."  vessel was named the Inca, after the   have beeu ve(iQlvedi buc  it the report  famous race which ruled the country ��������� &houk,        ^ ��������� the    abseMe    fA  before the conquest of Uimtro. The  Inca is 220 feet long, SO feet beam,  and has a displacement of 500 tons,  withtwin     screw engjincs, developing  1,000 hoise    power,  giving her      a  speed of 12 knots.  The steamer was shipped from England to Mollendo. The parts were  pac'fifd in 3,000 separate cases. From  t!:e seaport, the steamer was  trans-  these might be accounted for by an  imposition of censorship. The al-'..  legvd news came in in the form  ot two cipher telegrams to a prominent member of the social rov-'  olutionary part}- such aa the re-,  volutionaries have sometimes been  able to transmit through accomplices    in telegraph offices when   the  ported 1o the lake,  a distance of 150 (public,    and even    thc    government  miles,  involving a climb of 12,000 ft.-, has been unable to communicate. As  Berlin,  March  21.���������American   persistence in the person of Fred Racik  a lfi-year-old * San    Francisco bootblack known  as "Frisco Km,"    has  jusl, won an   aimusing victory       in  Berlin. He came to Europe for     the  purpose of blacking the boots of Hoy  alty. He failed to reach     King    Edward  in  Loudon or King  I^eopold   in  Hc'lt-ium,  but succeeded in capturing  President Louhet  in Paris.   For the  rmst three     months  he  has      heen  camping on the  trail  of the Kais.r,  and yesterday, a iter long^-ner^tiatioi  he   received a formal  document from  the     palace at Potsdam announcing  sympathizing ��������� man, expecting to he  received in audience, by his imperial  highness. Instead ,hc was received by  a flunkey ami given a pair of the  crown prince's boots three feet high,  which the disappoint'ed kid proceeded  WALK ROUND  THE WORLD  A young New  7e-_Iander, Mr.    i,���������r-  ty   Carter,  who  left Wellington j,N.  7..)  on January  21,   If02, on -   "iik-  irg  tour round the  world,  has   had  '.nnie curious  experiences.  He has visited nearly every coun-  iry,-.win���������the evception of Belgium,.  Holland, Germany .and Denmark, ancl  v. lien he ha.-* completed his tour he  will receive'������2,000. llo must walk  the whole way, and is prohibited  fiom joining any society from which  he might receive assistance. He can  neither beg,  borrow',  nor steal.  He w?���������*  uli owed   fivepence,     ��������� with  which he bought four copies of     ihe  MISS ROWAN  AS CAM1LLE  ���������It/ was a big undertaking  :o    produce Camille al the local opeiajhouso  ICC  CRUMBLING  WELSH TOWN  The little steamer is equipped  with  an electric light plant and all   mod-  prn conveniences.  The  Rhymney. Valley is not     the  but the performance of  only  that beautiful drama by the Pringle  Company ' .was most entertaining.  Many present last evening had seen  Camille before, but few had seen  part of     South Wales where  earth   movements   are  creating serious alarm. At Maest-eg, in the heart  of  the-'colliery  district,  subsidences  ..,.        ��������� .   . ,... arc going o"* which cause increased  litle role assumed-bv a more capable    . ,. -,-mV.- t '.._...  , ..      ,������,.    . .*��������� _>     -    ,   alarm,  and. which - seem - to  threaten  actress than'Miss Lansing Rowan. A-..     ,:t - *.. . <-.,  . ti,i- the. destruction of a considerable por-  naiid���������oine woman, a stately figuresu-   ..        , .. . . '  ,, :    ���������.      0.1,   t,on o* this, populous town,  per Id v growjied,  Miss  Rowan  'ow-.ed     ^..������������������s���������^  r .. 111 >���������  .       ', ������.. , ..     ..        . Crevices  have  suddenly appeared m  ing attention and  sympathy Irom her   .. .. .     .   . ,.  ,. ...,,,,       .     .   the enrtli, and  whole rows ������of houses  the  J audience,  and   in  thc last   act,  when'  foisakt'������   by   thc   majority   of       her  wealthy  adniireis,   attended  only  by  ,  a lew faithful  friends, her   weary si>ir  il  about to depart  to life imjiiort.il,  to   polish.   When   he finished  he hand-   Wellington  Post,   and a packet       of  1  J1'ins.  Il.v. ing made  a ersUimc   with  materials he explained  to   the  eii  them over with the assurance that  "De  guvs  over    our   way has  their  I "c   ,      J ,, .    ,      ,,.  shines o'n 'their  feet."  Racik   expects   P-������Plp s1an(1,nG ������������Jr  ������'* objects oi h.s  to shine   the  Kaiser's  shoes  at  Kiel  next June    abourd  the yacht   of  Ali- 1  son    Armour,     of Chicago, who has  1  promised to intercede for him.    While  have suffered almost irreparable   damage.  The street pavements are showing  signs of the earth's labor in some  spots by sunken patches, and  in oth-  she  displayed   extremely  clever acting       ,,,        < ��������� ��������� ,  ,     cm     ���������    ..,,    1    1 ,���������    j. suddenly  appear in peoples gardens,  ���������by  far  the  best:  the Ladysmith  au- ,     ,     ', '       ��������� .  . .    , .     . ers, bv buck y������.s; up. Gaping crevices  in Berlin  the  "Kid" has enjoyed the  lh-4 the crown prince was pleased io "patronage     of the American        and  command     the  "Frisco Kid to give    French and British ambassadors nnd  him a shine.. society  women,   whose boots  he   has  Racik repaired to TotsJam,    '- i n*. ' polished at an average rewar-i of  ten  a cast-off dress suit loaned  him by a  marks ($2.50.)  FOREST FIRES  ON THE MAINLAND  BclliTtgham-, Wn., Match  21���������''Dam-   the  Fraser valley  in the vicinity of  age    at      Northwood   $30,000;   fires    Hammond, Win nock,   Langley  and oth  within  two miles of Lyndcn,  hut the  er points,  anil settlers in the line of  to-wn is probably safe.'" ,tire are having an anvious  time. No  That is the word that came    from  buildings have yet been reported    as  Lynden at 2 p.m. yesterday. 'North-.''destroyed but  fences  have siifiereil on,  Wood, Which  is four miles  north'   of  sever at ranches.  Lynden, in VVhatcotn comity, has. Jsecn !'; For-a short  time Sunday  morning  aiinosb     destroyed; li v. a forest  (ire.    it  ai>]*eared  as  though  the 'plaiit of  The   Northwood, lumber   and  shingle    the Manitoba Lumber Co. at Eburiv  mill   was   burned  and   many   families   would be entirely   wiped  out  by lire.  are    homelrss.  The fire was so close ������������������', The 'blaze was discovered about     1.1  to   Lynden  yesterday  morning     that! o'clock     in the waste pile to      the  "rav,c tears were- felt, for that town, j west of..tho  main  building and   in a  toui*.   an.l  collected   s-nfficicnt money  to buy clothes.    He  has    frecently  nPJ.o-ji.red  in  theatres,   and  the       au-  dir-nces ha*>e contributed to his     expenses  Twice in Paraguay he was shot at  in Mexico lie was  laid up  with fever,  in Russia and Turkey he was      frc-  HVcntly arrested as a spy. He wal'-'S  about    forty    miles  a day,  and has  elcsi-ly  examined   the  educational sys  teni  in the  different countries.       lie  forwaids reports every day to a mini  her of New  Z'Pnland  joinnals.  lie  is  now   wearing Ins   Iwcnty-cighlh  psiii  {if hoots.  'THE EMPIRES  icnces have cu-i* had an opportuni.  ty of witnessing here. JJer ri*coiicil7  li.ition with her Io\ cr a few moments  nelore her deaMi was njihing liKe  the overdone cmiotioiial wotk ������o ofteA,  exhibited by leaders of stock companies. It wa������ faultlessly taken, and  ihe work of a mistress of her pio-  fession.  The    company  was,   on   the  whole,  -, cry  good���������certainly   equal   to      any  that has ever  _raci������l   the   Lad}smith  stage���������and   the  plays  presented      are  well staged.     Tonight  The Diamond  Hol/beiy    will  be* presented.    In this  play    the    mcinhei-    of the Piingle  company are seen  at   thoir best   and  l!ic  mlc  excluding   infants   in  vogue,  last evening  will  not  apply   for  the  icniuiudei of  the week.  COW I CHAN   NOTES.  rnT iTnn   -^   a r>T x^-R.1!    DiniP.nis���������Maple Lodge No.   lf>     of  rKUII    LrAKUiliiN :ti.c Knislils of  Pythias  held a meeting last  Saturday  night.. The following members   were  given   higher  degrees: Dr.  Dykes, jVliessrs. J. Ddrome,  and A.-'. R". Wilson.    Mr.  \V., ������). Mac-  nay   was initiated ami ani ftppKcar/ton'  for   niciiibersliip  was   received     from  Mr.  J.   Lainont.    The   possibility    of  establishing a lodge   of  the'Rat hi-Jon c-  isiprs  , was" discussed,  but nothing  up.   raping  and not long ago a horse grazing  in  a field was   -wallow.ed up and lost.  'lhe unfortunate feature of this a-  lariuing state ot things is that many  working men who have, at much sclf-  sacrific--,  acquired   their own  houses,  are having the     experience of seeing  their    property     slowly  but surely  crumhling to pieces-   Whether the mis  chief arises  from  the extensive colliery workings below  remains to   be  proved.  lt was officially  reported  recently  at a meeting of the Glamorgan Coun  ty  Sanitary  Authority  by  Dr.  Williams,  the medical   officer,  that considerable difficulties  had  been caused  in  the Rhymnc^  Valley district     affected by  the landslip.   Mams     had  Leen dislocated   ami many  pipes had  been  brolen ami  lost.    Sonn*  nous.-s  had been swept down, and it  appeared that cerUm schools had been   affected.   o   Indianapolis, March 20���������The '.second  jofnt conference of--the'eoal; operators and miners of the central rom-  po-titive district composed of Illinois, Indiana; tuttV rcnns.\-flv.ania,  which     is      the result of     the effort  THE VANCOUVER  TELEPHONE STRIKE.  Yesterday    evening   represenltia'tives  of the Board of Trade   and delegates'  of  the Traties and Labor Council had  a meeting with the aim of finding a  basis for a settlement ol the   difficulties between the Telephone Comp'tny  and its late employees.   No information of the result of the meeting >wa^  given to the pr<*ss...but"it is repprr.2d  that little  progress  was  made       ro-  waicls  :t settlement.   The    "Company  said      last  night   that   it had   a full  complement of linemen and operators  and   that  business  was  proceeding as  usual.���������Vancouver  Exehange.       -    -   '  translated     and   displayed     at  the  offices     of   the    radical    newspapers  here the  telegrams say briefly    that  the     sailors, infuriated     by   the   refusal* of the Emperor to pardon Lt-  Schmidt    and  their  fellow     sailors.,  rose   in  their  barracks    and     seized  and  imprisoned,     thc     majority   of,  their  officers.     The  despatches     add  that the  city of Sebastopol   is',   al-  mc*s*most entirely in flames.    Tt ^ is  also stater!  that a student    at   the *  tochnicholog-ical institute has received  a similar  teiograin.     The admiralty  affects     ignorance    as     to  the     al-^  fair      The  j������apers.     in  view   of tu������ ,  menace of-the now; press,Jaw,^which  provides"   that., they may   be   closed  up     for       false        reports        about,  thc army nnd  navy and  arc   afraid .  to   take chances by  publishing     the  story tin1.il- tomorrow. ,'  FOOTBALL MATCH  TOMORROW EVENING  Se  niors Meet Intermediates on Bunker  Ground- Saiurdays  Match  Island for thc summer months.  The    game tomorrow night should  he one of great interest  to football  'enthusiasts.  All members   of the club  -will turn out in uni'fonn,   and      thc  tustle    between the two  teams will  be a hard one.  ,    There  is a gfeat deal of talk      of  However, thc Bcllingliaiii fire de-  jiiu'tmcnt was sent out '>y special  train to thft aid of the fiic-threatcni.-id.  iiily, and hundreds, of volunteers got  to work and the town is considered  safe now, "though 'the lire is still  raging.  Now  Westminster,' March 20.���������Sev-  ; short   time   the   lire had   crept   dose ,  to the sawmill and near the planing  mill.   The entire mill force and    the  neighbors 'organized    bucket .brigades  land fought the onslaught..-The steam  1 pumps were set working and after* a  .half-hour's' light the fire, was got under control  with  no  loss of any 1110-  In n.'recent issue the-.London-Daily  Mail says: Canada has won the title  of the Granary or the Empire; South  Africa in lends' to be the Empire's  fruit' garden.  Some  few  of  the    colonies'  fruits  have already hpe.n seen in Covcnt Gar j'^  1I1  nnir'te^^accd ���������l������foVe"tiie   puhlic "a*. jU'^Vwoundup  a pleasant evening 'after referring    the demands   of   thc  a demand for  then, created,  the Cape I    M'*     J*  H'   bvirns  of PJuladelphia,    inlll0rs      ,t()   the   j()iiat.  acalc     com.  I nnd. Messrs. K, D. Dier mid      Jnm.-s   mittcc.  Illumes,      of HuUe,     Alontana,  have  1 ���������   -         c uiuv to inspect  the  work .being done.      Supt,   1<\  S.  Hussey, of provincial  J    ���������,       , , .    deeded.  Several  visitors  irom  Victor   continuance   <  en, but a n-uYvh-er have not  yet. reach j       ,    ,       v:       , ^ ,        .     !      . ..  , '   . . T ,      ,,   ,   .,        j.,   Lodae  .No.     1 were  present  and a   rug-ions,,    atl-  :l  111s countrv.    Tn  onipr  that  thev    ,l , . . .     ���������  of President Uooscvelt     to   t-lTect     a  of  pence     in   tho     coal ��������� other senior   players are  leaving  ourned   this   afternoon,  There will  be an interesting foot-  >  l.all match on the bunker ground to- j  morrow evening, starting at *> 3C  she.ro. The seniors will nwet thc  liitpiniKlinti-s and thc game will be  one oi lhe last of the present season.  On  Sal .'i-day  Ladysmith  meets      the  \icUiii.i  Tinted   team   at the capital ' organizing a lacrosse    team  here.   If  iu  a game that will  probably  decide   the  recreation ground is  fit for  that  the championship of Vancouver     Is-   'game this summer the promoters of  laud.  If Ladysmitli defeats the Unit-   the scheme will likely move to get  ed thc Garrison get the cup;  if the    the team organized this year.  There  Victoria United  win they are       the    is good material for lacrosse here, as  iluinpions.   If lhe game is a diaw tl'e   also is there for  Rugby.   When once  soldiers and  the Victorias  meet     a-   lhe recreation  ground is  cbmipieted,  gain.     This will, in all protojbility, ''the sportsmen who have made such a  be    the    last game in  wliich Lady- : good showing at football in spite; of  smith will  engage  this  season,     and   the poor grounds qn which they have  two    of her    leading,    players,   vi/..,   '.been playing,  will branch  out,     and  Hailstones   and   Scott  leave on   Sun-* Association and baseball will not-be  day for l-'einie.   It is also said that    the    only    games that will  receive  the   their attention.  eral fierce b'ush fires arc raging along  ment.  A ��������� CHINESE FUNERAL/  The  Victoria Times says:  land show imaginal'le. The feast was  .spread on tables at the edge of the  I sidewalk,   and  the high   priests      and  One of  the largest  Chinese  funerals -'other  dignitaries 'went .through  what  witnessed in (Victoria in years    was   appeared'to lie a very Un.rtliy ritual,   whil  that of Hong F0ok, which took placo   This over, 'th?'.coffin 'was .placed      in   of the Colony will b������  read.  tlo-vernment   is organizing a show, to  lie licM   in     the  Royal   Horticulture  Hall,   Vincent-square,  on March   22,  23- ami 2-1.  Tin.*    exhibits will      include grapes,  pears, apples, plums,  (Japanese    and  other   vn-r eties),   peaches,   pineapples,  almonds, walnuts,    prunes,  apricots,  bottled   fruits,   and   preserves.    There  will  also be everlasting flowers,   tobacco,  lies and photographs ,mid paint  ���������ings   of Cape   dowers   and     scenery,  vliile papers describing  the resources  on      Saturday    afternoon   from  the    the bier and some 25 hacks' drew into.     The date" is regarded   as  too   late  house  '10   Fisguard  street.   Deceased    line and.were occupied  according-    to   by the Transvaal   and  Orange  River  -was a prominent member of the Chi-   the rank and  standing  0f the mount-   Colony.   There will,  however, .be ex-  ncse 'Reform * Association,   and    had    P1-s. At' the grave  the funeral services   hihils  from   Natal  and  Rhodesia, and  resided   in    Victoria    for     the past   were continued     with    much     pomp,   the display  will surprise those whose  35 yr-ars.    lie was a member  of the  'an(*  as the crowd  retired   from      the   aor^iainlance   with  South  Africa     is  well Known  Chinese firm' of On Iling   temporary resting place of their dc-    limited  to  the  Stock   Exchange,  and  Bros.,   who have     liranch estmblish-    ceased       friend  a     very   appetizing    who   helicve  gold  and  diamonds   are  incuts all-over  the Pacific Coast.    A   spread  was left o������ the grave to   ap-   its only  resources  of  wealth.       The  wife and     six;    children are left to -  pease the wants of the dc-tarted   and    Unioii-Caslle Line arc carrying     the  mourn his  loss.   Previous to  the fun-   Un-drod s-piritis. The inscription on the   exhibits free,  and  the  Royal  ITorti-  eral'.procession  being formed,  the re- .'coffin-,   set   forth   the' age o.f    Hong    cu Unreal  Society  are allowing them  ligious ceremonies (peculiar to      the    Fook as 51 years.      The firm of   On     lo be shown without  any charge.  Chinese   were  conducted  outside    the   Iling'Bros, is one  of the largest pro-      Displays of    the products of-Almshouse of mourning with all the pomp   per ty holders in  China-town. tralia and New Zealand and Canada  '    I.. I  at their properties on Mounts Sicker   police,  has  issued  thc  following cir-  aiid Brent on. c������iiar*. I  Air.   Edward   North  and  parly  and      "The  postal   authorities   find   that  A.- 13.   Bechtel   mid   brother,  all'     of   Mis Majesty's  mails are being made  Victoria, had  splendid  luck  with  the   -the means of distri-l**".ing throughout  rod'at Sonienos lake. .:-���������ilhe country  postal cards of a.   very  Mr*. D. Wilson, school inspector, is indecent and suggestive- character,  here. All nre guests -.t the Quami- .The criminal code of Canada makes  chan hotel. it  a crimiinal  offence . for  any   person  ���������: n ' to manufacture such cards or*  to ex-  Asa notice  elsewhere in   this issue1   pose  them, for sale.    Section   179    of  shows,-an   illustrnted 'health talk   to! the said code reads'as follows:   'Ev-  women will be given by  Miss Ball of 'cry one  is guilty of an indictable  of-  Vaucouver    in  I.O.O.f".  hall    Friday ' fence and liable   to two  years'     im-  aflenioon:   Miss Ball  is a very capa-1 pvisonment who  knowingly,  without  ble lecturer on  this subject,   which is : lawful justification  or. excuse,  man-u-  etlucalional  to  ail women,  and in the jfnctures,   or sells,   or  exposes       for  provincial towns she has visited her   sale or to public view, or (listributes  talks have been very popular and    i'e \at circulates,  or causes   to be    dis-  ceived  favorable comment.   No worn- ' tributcd  or    circulated,  any  obscene  an should miss  Friday afternoon's lee .book,  or  other  printed,   tyi-cwritten,  ture. \ar otl'.erwise written  matter,   or any   _., ,  ..���������..,. ^_���������^-._..���������.       picture,  photograph,. model or  other  and the  West   Indies   will   be held  in j^cct tending"   tc,.   curriipt morals.'  ���������md r'''le l)olice l,aVe ,-ie'e'* instructed tu  I take proceedings against all persons  exposing for sale such cards."  the same hall on  June iiniid 7.  December -1 and a respectively.  INDIAN MOVEMENT. I in some places recognizes the natives  A  large  meeting- of tlie Indians, of   as thc owners of (land,'and igiyes-them  the  province is to   beheld  at   Kara- ' annuity, as for instance in the North1  loops on the-14th of April, when rp,p- ^ west, where they receive $50 a year,  resentations  to the Ottawa  govern-    Iii British Cohimilia  the natives ha1.0  ment    on   the    matter  of obtaining    rancheric-** set     aside for  them, but  treaties such as have been made with   are. self-supporting.  Restrictions     on  Indians of other provinces of the Do-   thcir .means  of making  a livelihood,  niinion  will be discussed.    A meeting   however,  are increasing year' by year  preliminary  to  this  event was   held    with the enforcement of fishing regu-  at Quainichan recently, which     was    lations,  game'laws,  etc.,  arid the,na  addressed by Chief  Joe Capilano,  of   tives, finding their   fretdoin being cm-  Vancouver.      In     a-most intolli-gent    tailed  on every  nainf, ;arc  now seek-  manner he spoke of the desire of the   ing advantages such as are the prtvi-  ludians to become an independent pco   leges  of  the tribesmen  of   the North-  plq,  ar.nl   the impossibility   of becom-   west Territories and elsewhere.  Pro-  ing   such   under   prdscnt  governmont    bably the only  treaty  Indians in the  restrictions.    Thc meeting  was  also  Whole of  Brit sh  Columbia arc    thc  addressed  by   Chief  Louis   Good,    of    Songlu-es.   They were  dealt with   by  Nanaimo,   Chief  Sahoelton,   of  Quam   Sir Jam-es Douglas with regnrd     to  ichan, Chief George of Clemelemilits,/ the*-  Soivgiiees     reserve..-, They ha.vc  and   a number  of  others.    A delega-    been consulted with regard to,the l.ag  tion  was elected to confer with the    meeting nt Kamloops, hut  may     he  Indians who arc to     meet-at Kam-   'represented.  loops on the date m-entimed, where a j    A.  W.   Voweli;  superintendent       of  nunvber of the influential men will be   Indian affairs,  has heard of thc move  designated  to carry  out -the wishes-.'ment on  the part of the Indians, hut.,  of the meeting. \ 1 docs not know  what action  they   in-  The difference between a treaty In- tend taking. He says so far as- his  dian of this ]irovince and those ofio.t'1'l information jroes thc m<*etin_- at Kam  cr provinces is that the government   loops is to be a religious festival.;  1  0  o  *���������'  0  x  u  /!  n  d  I  ill  a DAILY LEDGER  li  ii-*  THE DAILY LEDGER  ^blished   every  day except S������nday.  BY        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  10  oents  a  month;    $5  per year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  WEDNESDAY,   MARCH 21, 1000.  ~ DA VIP SPENCER  (Nanaimo)   Ltd  MILLINERY DEPARTMENT  To our many .patrons and friends we wish to introduce our  Milliner, MISS M. SWAIN,  from Tacoma.   Miss gwain (late 'of  New York City) lias been   n  the American Coast cities, Tacoma,  Seattle  and Portlan d foi lhe past two years.   We can assure yon  of prompt   and   courteous treatment at all  t uies-  Regarding" Styles-  NOTICK.  NOTICE  is hereby  s*i*.en  that  1   intend  to apply at the  next shlinj;  of the License lioard  of  the City of  Ladysmilh     B.C., for  a transfer  of  the retail liquor license now held  i>y  me for  the premises known  as thc La- i  dysniith  Hotel,   situated   on   Lot  9,   j  Block 27, to Roht. Scott and   Alex- |  Smith.  F.  W. MILLAR  by iiis  nl !>     in  fact,  maroa;:;       . reid  Dated at  Ladysniilh the  10th  (lay of  March, l'J0������:  Lsquimalt   & Nanaimo Hailwsy  BR-  iv, OK5 s  PHOTOGRAPH     .  is Again Open  Time Table No. 51  Ti.  Dl()      Trail., /eave  Ladysmith for Victoria and   all  intermediate stations    at  9.10 a.m. 'daily,   and at 4.00 p.m. on   Wednesdays,     .Sat-iidatjs   and   Suii-  ^ days.  VICTORIA   CRESCENT     opposite Fire Hall.  Nanaimo, b. C.  Winnipeg. 31 arch 20���������The royal  train, which is being Si?iit wi-s-t lo  bring ea.M., Prince Arlhur of 'Coi-.-  luuig-ht and his party, will leaw  the Canadian Pacific depot tomorrow, early in the afternoon. TI"  train will bo made up of si-**: ear?,  as follows: Jlfiygag-c car, No. K(i������.)  the dining car Clandeboye, the sleeping- car Andenva, the 'compartni'Jnl  car Canada, and Lhe private cars  tho Cornwall and tho York. The  cars Cornwall and ��������� York, whiuh  were used on the last royal train  crossing the continent, will arrive  in thc city toraonowi from thecal  thc coaches being attached to lhe  rear of Number one. W. R. Baker,  assistant to the Vice-president, will  arrive tomorrow and will go willi  the train as the official representative of 'the Canadian Pacific Rail-  railway.- :A s-pocial train will, be  , made up to carry the party over  the IS &��������� N. Railway on Vancouver  island. The sleeping cars Wakefield  and Vinci-linos ancl the Pining- ear  Sandringhnm will be cairriecl over  from the mainland to Victoria and  will be used on the special trail.''  on   the IS.   &  N.  :*>  Mr. C. SPENCER, who is just finishing his European buying tup, has bought us an exceptionally handsome lot of MILLINERY, including HAT SHAPES,    TRIMMINGS,'    PLOW-  c7V3CuEY  TALKS,*--  AS LOUD TO US AS ANYONE.  IP'YOU ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR , MEAT. YOUR DOLLARS  I WILL GO FURTHER IF YOU BUY FROM US   Our Gash Prices Sannot Be Seaien   c::^_   ERS, Etc. etc, direct from-Paris and New York.   Many styles  "      which will he shown by   us  ha\e never   reached  the  Canadian  travellers'  hands yet/.  You'll find us first a nd paramount in artistic Millinery.  Our Styles are Sure. Our prices cannot help being right, jnd  with fair and court co is treatment we expect to make the  "Spring   190C"  the  gre.it est in the firm's history.  'S3  Z*m  Wait fory'Spencer's" Millinery���������We'll  have  both Eastern and Western Slyles  3c  ROOCFELLER  HAS CANCER  New     York,   March  20���������The     Post  says:  '-Confirmation     was     obtained   today      of     the  statement   ihat       Mr.  lloclifellor is   snli'ei-ingj   from    cancer,  '���������nt not   ol   the  virulent    type report  _-d.     It  was  learned   that ^lr.    Rock  I'.'ller     was  advised       by   his    physi-  ians   last   fall   to     go   abroad      .be-  aiise  of  a cancerous   growth  at   Ihe  i-ase   of  his   tungiie,    for   the      pa*A  I wo  or  three-  years     has  been  causing  him   more   or   less  trouble.     Thr>  recent reports   of his illness* iare     at-  ributcfl     to   a  probable  renewal    of  New   York,  March 20���������The     Nor  wegian   fruit   steamer,   Bo-do,   ran   a-  sliorc  on   the sandy beach   ten   miles  west of   l'*ii*o  island   while   bound U-  this   port   from Port Antonio toda\  The      captain  burned  signals       .md  the  life-sa-. iiitr   crow    from   the    Oil  go   station   were   prepared   to       gi\>  assistance  if   necessary.     The  ebbirni  tide,   however,   left '.the steamer     almost -high   and. dry. on   the sand  bar,  and   hot*  crew'   of   .1.7 men    anil  four   passengers,   carpenters from th  Panaua  canal,   might  ha\c cl.niiiic;  ed down hot- sides and     walked ashore  had they wished, c but they decided  to remain on.. board in. the hope  that ' the steamer would lie. floated  at high. lido. The steamer was  resting easily and not leaking. The  llodo rcgisteis 3,SOS Ions and i.s  owned in "Norway. The consignees  ai-f flvr- Atlantic Auction Company  of  tli is  cily. '  ^'i;sr--^iSE3__������___?  WO MEN  for 33 Years  Shiloh's Consumption Cure, thc Lung  ,Tonic, has been before thc public, and  this, together with the fact that its sales  have steadily increased year hy year, is the  best proof of the merit of  Shiioh  as a cure for Coughs, Colds, and all  diseases of the lungs and air passages.  Those who have used Shiioh would nd  be without it." Those who have neve l  used it should know that every, bottle il  sold with a positive guarantee ihat, if it  doesn't cure you, the dealer will refund  what you paid for it.    Shiioh  the symptoms prc\ i,:i;sl,\ known. In  ^pinners usually well informed lis to  the into osts of Mr. Hoc-Kiel lor, no  alarm wan expressed today over  tlie reports.  IT DEFIES  COMPETITION  WATSON'  M  Has Cured  thousands of the most obstinate cases of  Coughs, Colds and Lung troubles. Let it  cure you.  "Last winter \t coughed for three months and  'thought I was going, into Consumption. I took uli  torts of median OS, but nothing did me any wood  until 1 used Shiloh's Consumption Cme. Four  bottles cured me. Tins winter 1 had a very bad  cold, wisnot able to ���������speak, ������ny ltinjjs were sore  on the fide and back. Six bottles cf Shiioh made  me well again. 1 have given it to scleral people  and every one of lliem have Lien cured,���������D.  Joseph, St. Hyncinthc, Que." ,6ui  ������ OH  all_ druggists.  jH  25c  i\<h  1.1-/  guarantee    at  MAY LOOK  L I K B  The on ���������  will   he honest and  reliable.    The   other  question-  ���������ii'|--Ie. So with boots. All'boots  t.liii.l look well. arc.-not honest  Leckie's - hocW ���������ai*d A LL  LEATHER, and made to-  mcet'i western ' requirements.  The logger, the prospector  ami the miner can depend on  thcra when far from the busy  haunts of  men..  Ask your doa'ur f o r  "LECKIE BOOTS" and take  no sutstitute.  MANUFACTURED   BY  VANCOUVER,.B.C.'  ^vi2S5^:,.S-,..." a-*---*-? ������ <  SYNOPSIS-OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MIXING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands   may   be  purcbas  d at $10 per acre for soft coal and  ;20 for anthracite. Not more than  .20 acres can be acquired by one in-  lividual or company. Royalty at the  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall be. collected on tho  jj'ross  output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance ol  S7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum foi  a company, according  to capital.  A      free  mnier,  having discovered  mineral   in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x   1,500   feet.    The fee  for   recording  a claim  is  $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year  or paid   to th'  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  5o00 has  been  expended  or  paid, the  locator   may,   upon   having   a survey  made, and upon complying  with oth  er requirements,  purchase  the land al  $1 an acre.  The. patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2J per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free tamer may ohtajn two leas  es to dredge for gold of five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descretioi) of the Minister of  the Intsrlor.  The lessee shall have a dredge io  operation within one season from thr  date of the lease for each five miles  Rental, $10 per annum for each ruilf  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2| per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister of the  In  ���������srlor.  DUNDEE-  PANNELL   &    PLASKET  STEAM  IIKATKD  WEI.T. FURNISHED ROOMri  ABB0  I    '������������������ i      '!   '   HH  Trains   leave   Ladysmitli for Wellington  and all   intermediate, stations  at  11.57 a.m. daiky, afldat'G.Ou p.m.  on  Ueriu* days,  Saturdays     and  Sundays.  i     ' ���������* *     ' '  Excursion Tickets.  J ,       .   . i ON SALE TO  AND   FROM.ALL STATIONs|  good for gotng  journey  Saturdayr   *ud Suudays, return .ng not later than  the following Monday.  ���������-���������Steamer Joan   '    'i   'li, '     -  Sails from Ladysinith .or Vaaoouver every Saturday at 6.00 a.m.. and  returning sails from  Vancou.*-    t-_*    ���������������,.-��������� dysniith ai 2.30 p.m.  Cor. Fort  Streets.,  aHO.T-f..  TOURTNEY.  rt. & Pass.' Agt.  A. J. McMUKTRlE, Mroprietor  BARSCVPUKDWlTK    II!  WINKS, UQUORS, CIOARf*  OU I JCLr  LADYSMITH. B. C   (  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLKND  DAVID HYNES, Proprietor  3oard at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  This  Hotel has   been completely      renovated.  ' Board aid lodging J1.00 per d������y.  HOTEL  JOHN Ti'A, Proprietor  Bar Supplied  with the" Best    Wines, 1st Avenue :-:  Liquors and Cigars.  *.-: Ladysinith B.C.  WHISKY  Sco*lands Best..  1 tiuDsons BAI (0.  Sole  Agents for li. C."  Best accommodation   for  transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  ORAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  a-'ly furnished and the bar is up-to-  d������te. Rates $1.60 a day and, ������p-  w*\rds.  WM.  BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Jg������������URs4������ ���������' ���������������������������* ��������������������������������������������� ������������������' Tji<*yai������UJ'  THE JONES HOTEL  ���������wiriTE took���������  and.  ���������WHITE   LAJ3011���������  Einploycd Only  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-      Ladysinith.  ii  BALE!  ft  as  V  Leads Them  rN__QUALFLT  R. P. R1THET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :-: :-: ���������--���������  .-: :���������B.C  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������R������ttf .*]._!.���������> arid$1.50���������  Free buo to al) steamboat landirnjn ������n������'  milwav depots. , Eleutne care everv 'iv*  minat,������e to all parte of the city , H������-  and tnblp nnex(*c'l!pd.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER   B.C.  1  TO FERNIE,  B.C.  Read Odwn  9 p.m. I.v. - Victoki*   An. i,i. id-  S.oo p. m. Lv. Re������i>:-; An ,.oo a.m.  9.21 p. m, Arr. Xt-ercii Arr. 7.3a _.m  9.30 a. m. Arr. SPOKANE Arr 7.45 p.m  6.25 p.iu Arr.   Ruford   Arr 12.30 p. tu.  -8.io~ p, m, Ar.'   Kike  Arr. 10.42 a. tu.  ' 9.00 p.m.   Arr.    Feraie   Lv-^ssa   -1.  ONE NIGHT  To all. Kootenay Points  T\VO   NIGHTS .  To;   Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connections  For     Chicago. Toronto.  Montreal, and  All Points; East & West  .' "Acetylene, ''^igtited'    Cars,  , Family'^ Tourist Sleepers,  Palace .Sleeping' Cars  Dining - Cars (Meals a la  '"'Carte).".  Library Observation     Cars  Through     tickets and baggage checks to an points.  Steamship Tickets  Tor: tickets,' maps, berths ������������������  reservations     and complete  information    can on or address.     l      ,  S.  G.  Yerkes     E.R. Stephen  A.G.E.A. G.A.G.N.R.  Seattle Vicuna.   i-C  Under PJ������w Manajjment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  Jas. R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  Commercial Mens'  head awavters.  Modern and     Strictly  First Class.  Fire Proof    fiuildijaff.  WANTED���������By Chicago wholesale  house, special representative' (man or  woman) for each province in Canada.  .Salary $20 00 and expenses paid  weekly. Expense money advanced.  Business successful; position' permanent. No investment required. Previous experience not essential to engaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lake Street,  Chicago, 111.,  U.S.A.  i  R__*_,  ALWAYS . KEEPS, CHAMBERLAIN'S REMEDY IN HIS HOUSE  "We would not be without Chamberlain's .Cough Remedy. It is ktpt  on hand . continually in our home,"  says W. W.;Kearney, editor of the In  dependent, Lowry City, Mo. That  is- just what every family should do.  When kept at hand ready for instant  use, a cold may be checked ,at the  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 giv  en as soon ' as the child becomes  hoarse, or even after the croupy  t-oiiKh appears, which can be done only when the remedy is kept at hand.  For sale i������y Ladysmith Pharmacy.  THe CITY .vmjRKeT  R. Williamson Prop  '.*���������   ��������� :      .'  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B.C.  x,x  h..J HENRY'S  NURSERIES   GREENHOUSE.. AND SEED  HOUSES  8010 ; Westminster Road,  VANGOUVEtt,  IJ.C  Headquarters for   PACIFIC GROWN Uaraen, lield  ���������lid (lower SEEDS  lor distribution.  ' ;  Large   stock   of Home  Grown FRUIT and ORNAMENTAL     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.  3010 Westminster Road.  VANCOUVER, B.  C  TIGKET OFFICE  Cor,' Government and Kates Sts,  VICTORIA, B   C  4  -Transcontinental���������  ���������Trains Daily--  4  ONE    IS    THE     "NORTH  COAST LIMITED."  ���������The electric lighted train to  the East.'  Tickets on sale to all Eastern and Southern points at  LOWEST "Rates. Up-to-date  Pullman and Tourist Sleepers  on all trains. Dining Car  hCivicc Unsurpassed:  .  .  Steamship Tickets on sale to  and from alt   European Points.  Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  For further particulars call  or    write     the ollice.   'Phone  Main 456. *  _V Jf _J6  PA1NTINO,        PAPEkHANdlN0  ETC.  Work done properly and at    rlr������*-  prices.      A full line of Wall    Paper,  and Painter's  Supplies   Residence on.  Roberta Street  J   E   SMITH. Pr^  Are You   ]  *��������� ��������� .  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   vl������.  the  0  WESTERN  LINK  .j,.|..l..|..j..i..i..-,*,M"fc**+'H^  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.      !  7 _i_  I PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLD AND  SILVER ORES. .    \.  *���������  Smelting Works at  IwADYSMITPi,     B. C.  HEAD OFFICE *  DUNCANS STATION. CLERMONT LIVINGSTON |  Vancouver island, B. G, General Manager. %  If you  like���������       '  A   smooth,  easy  shave,  an even,  well-finisned     beard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAR10RS  , HIGH STREET.  The only line now making UNiO*  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with tb������  through trains from the Pacifi  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TH (  FINEST  TRAINS,  THE   LOWES?]  (RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.   J  BETWEEN I  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   C'Hli  CAGiO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CIT^  and ALL POINTS EAST. '  For complete inlonuation ask yotj  local agent or write, ( 1  F. W. PARKER.,^  ^       General   *#***  -i%0 2ni Ave., Seattli. "A  jx:s_iyrxTP3; ss  LAPYSM.ITH BAKERY  CHOICE    CAKES    AND   PASTRY  ALWAYS    FRESH   ON HAND  Wedding    Cakes Made   to  Order  FRUiTS   AND    CANDIES OF ALL  '  KINDS.    FRESH   BREAD EVERY   DAY  Prices    are     Very  Reasonable.     All  Customers are Treated Alike.  HOP LEE A CO.  ,     ON THE .ESPLANADE.  HILBERT  T*TTTnimwifirnrOTiT  Cot\ 5th. Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOl  None bu  Union Labor   Employed  a. J. BOOTH, Prop  ., v.nea ers in  Pianos and  Organs ..  Lady sit, I th, B.C  AFFLICTED WITH RHECJMATI'SI*.)  "I was and am yet alficted witi  rheumatism," says Mr. J. 0. Bayne  editor of the Herald, Addingtoii, In  diaii rl'orritory, "but thanks to Char  berh-in's Pain Ualni am able onci  more to attend to business. It is tin  best    of     liiiaments," If troubled  with rheumatism give Pain Balm r  trial ancl you are certain to be mort  than pleased with the prompt r_lie!  whichi it affords. One application relieves the pain. -For sale by Ladysmith Pharmacy. 'fl  THE DAILY LEDGER  1  THE COMRBTTEE REPORTS  ON VALENCIA WRECK  defective   tha*.     Mrs.   West wo oil  not-   ^������������������.I.������.I^.I.������.>* ���������!��������� ������������������fr������-t'������'l"3"H4' H^fr-r^^-I^frH'+'I'**!-*'  iced   (he   fin-  at   once      and   securing   Jt. .,.,,'  Victoria, March   20���������The report of  the commission ar-jiointcd by the do'-  ' purtment of   marine and fisheries   of  the  Dominion government  to  inquir,  north .half east, was changixl to  JSorlh thice Kquarters west. This wut.  expected to  bring  the vessel      three  01* four  miles  oil' Tatoosh.     Tho c\ 1   course   for Tatoosh   although he  hud ' oilicers saw thatthis order   was  into  tho wreck of the  Valencia mad,;   dome  of    the second oiliccr  was    to   not     seen  the   light nor heard      tin.-   ri<_U  out.     Had the  order been  its report this morning at lO.-IJO.  The finding 01 the commission is  strongly  against  Capt.   Johnson,    of  assume*! that ho was some when' saved There seems to have been a  oil tho Umitilla ligftl at ten o'clock ' Jacic of discipline on board the- ves-  and accordingly    put  lids     ship^oti-i   sell   as  only'the   wjcomi    and       1st  !,   wl   I       <1-    . . .       .. . .  iar-  pi'l'U  the effect th.it  at .ton  o'clock     theiv   .lug hoi n.     IJnclef   the   circumstanc<\s,   erly  obeyed   t'ne   Caniain   would have  were  thirty-fathoms  indicated, which   in; should  have put  out  to  sea. (had   tho     boats     in   thc best    i)osii  to aid   those     on   board    if      it  a  ladder .reached   the  roof ' nnd bold  the  "(lames   in  (.luvlc,    until tlio    Intension  lint brigade, headed hy Chief  S.    Thompson,    und   Hook   and   lud-  dci-  foreman    'J'oin   Wilson.     arrived  on   lhe''sceno,   when _ tliu  (ire   was  at  once   got   under control     Tho pi-iimpr  noss   of  Mrs.   Wcstwood   in      fijjbtiii^  the   fire   hi-rself-until   help       arrive. I  is  the  only,   thinp*   that  saved   , their  home  from  destruction.  .���������*'  2  i  Union  Brewing  NAM A IMO    B.C.  /Manufacturers of the  Co  tendered to hoar  out thc impress i-m I    The  U.  having   established   and   ion  tho ill fated, steamer,   it   being  holu ' that they  were off tho lights-hip. Th_   maintained an excellent    guide as thu   had  been  docnicil   poAsible     to  that he should not have got int  the position he did on thc understanding that he had passed the Uiu.  itilla lightship. Jt is pointed oui.  that in weather such as, prevailed  that ho should have made absolutely sure   of the lig-htship.  The commission finds that tho in*  spection at San Francisco was not  complete. Only two .boats on the  port side and none of those on ilie  sturbaard had lieen lowered according to tho evidence given bef-ie  them.  1 f  The evidence of culicer P. T. Peterson is given as indicat ing that 1 he  Captain thought at 8 o'clock on  thu same evening of thc 22nd, the*  night of the wreck with 642 on tho  log that at ton or half past ten  thc steamer would be off the Urn-  itilla lightship- Accordingly at ten  o'clock  tho  course,    which  had   been  command  from the  bridgu aftei  vessel   first  struck    was    to    quarti  west   helm hard    to   starboard       it  tho   Umitilla  lightship     is  at thc entran   tempt  a   landing   next  dav  co of the 'Straits,    the court finds It  impossible  to  discover  any   juslifi-M-  After giving praise    to  those    who  rendered  assistance.    Lo   those  in  dis-  dicatiag that  tho  captain      thought   LionJ'or a   prudent navigator   to   al-'-,,.^   the    import   recommends  in  co,.  thc,steamer was  on the   Washington   tumpt   to enter the straits from  th-.j   ac-ction  with  coast   'between   Umitilla     lightship 'South  in such   weather   without     de-   (.hose  and  Capo Flattery. ��������� ! finitely     ascertaining      his   posit iou  Thc   vess-d   must   therefore        hav_    with   respect to thc. lightship.  been   five  miles    west   of   the , coin- ���������_ ,    Tlio  life preserveis   arc found      to  he thought ho was steering and r ��������� ' have been of good quality with the  bout 20,miies north of it. Allow t exception of sonic, which were made  anco i,s made for tho course and of broken piece*-; of cork and a kind  thu fact is- set forth that on tlio 'of cement which cjiunf/od in tho wu-  2:'rd the Captain of the Telitis sigh toi- Thc court deprecates the use-o'  ted  (he   Umitilla  light and found   those  latter.    Thc conduct     of      tlio  that he had overrun his rcclconiny captain is not complained after the  20 miles, in the distance of :J20 .striking of the vessel. lie appiuen',  miles. Captain Johnson ,it is set '.v had given the order to lowe. XbA  forth had over run her distance from boats to tho saloon deck rails.  the supposed,1 position of tho Urn- It seems was a lack of dril. . _.  itilla  lightship-   to   10 o'clock. boui-d, which is  all  thc more   to    .������.-  The commission   finds   itself  unable   doprocated   in view of the   fact that  al! 'vessels plying - ir  waters the use of double hot  torn vessels with water light compartments. J3oat and fire drill a  ieust pneo a week is recommended  Compus-.-iCS i should bo-adjusted 'by com  pctont    adjusters     once      a year.  Thiec-harts   also   should   tw   -"iirnwhoil  by   tho  owners  and  not      by        the  Captains, at.  in   the   cuso  oi  tins com  i  pany. r  t Dr. Dier can be found at any tin.  at his office on Gatacre st. .His de-  tal work is giaranteed to be first  class and rates reasonable si  to   understand   why   Capt.    .Johnson   Ihe crow  of   "   the     vessel  St. John, X.U., March 20���������Four  people were injured and three cars  badly damaged on the New Brims-  wick Southern Railway yesterday,'  by three cars of a St. Stephen  train    jumping  the   track,   caused by  were   a broken  rail.  Any  x  ���������  i  HALF A MILLION  BANK ROBBERY  Moscow,  March   21.���������The       Credit  Mutual,     one  of  the   largest  banks  in Moscow    was mysteriously      robbed    by   masked  men   ,at dusk     'tonight,   thc  robbers  securing     $__���������:_,-  500.     It was  an e.xtermely      daring  job.     Thc facts  already -    develop-!.!  raise  the suspicion that the robljery  was committed  by,   or  under        thc  direction  of  some     one    at present,  or previously,  employed    in tho     institution.     The     bank  is      situaitd  . in     llinka street   in' thc    heart     ol  the city.     Tho  last   'of  the      clei ks  had  just departed leaving    an inside  guard of   three men,   while uii'h-t- tlio  porte cochcre  outside  were  a. jic-.li.-o-  mun   and   the  porter:*    The      -l.iot  was crowded    with  people,   h.iiiying  home.     According    ;o tho story-   cf  the guards,  in  ,thc tw   i'd���������.������������������.���������,     of  nn  eye they   were confron....l     with     re  volvcrs   in  the  hands     of       twen'y  masked   men,   who had  c-iitei"'*r'     sil-  ontl>   by       the     nvit.i   ���������!���������!������.���������  '    whi.-h  had   been   locked     v\'.-m   the       o-ii<-.!  force left.    After n  command   to this  guards   to    hold    up  their       hands,  not a word   was   spoken. The   guards  were qiiickly  bound  and gagged  and  robbers   then   took   up  positions  ���������11  thc entrances  Ml  ARE JUSTIFIED IN  ASKING ADVANCE  Tndianapoiis,   March"   20-In  calling and    justice,     and  that the   industr-  and the   curtains   the   joint conference to order today, . ial  prosperity  of. our country.     justifies   the coal    minors   in       asking  that    they   shall  receive     at     least  |a fair share  of  profits   that    result  President Mitchell said:  "This convention    has  reconvened  most  of     windows   were   lowered. Thi  chief of   thc robtiers     who   ui reel or1  the    movements     of  his   associat -s   ' lindor what are  possible the  only  by gestures    and with ml speak ' extraordinary  ing      showed     familiarity     with  'ho  location  of the  vaults.     "-t.'h-.-i      all  was ready he   went   to   the       heavy  but-gular safe ana  with -a   low \-ln.i-i_  of  the  knob  threw '"-.he  cc-4nl.inf-.uii.il.  of <> the   , lock.      Th<j    h.iavv   tlor. s  swung,open  and tho treasuu- or tho  bank was  revealed.      lhe boot.,   wis  speedily     thrust , into sacks.   When a  clean haul  of  the  inoii.*y'h-. 1  ma'de,       not  a   kopeck   being  the  robbers departed as silently     as   cos  may develop,  tho President       of  they,,came,   making   th-.-'r exit    ������hiv> ' the country intervened     and  advised  ugh  the   main   entrance  and   !o_\;u-i    that wo mako  a  further effort to lino  trace  behind  them.     Thoy      i><*4   concile  our  differences.    ' As   a   con-  been in   the bank  less  than  Of    hall   sequence     of his   intervention        for  an   hour.       Twenty   minutes       later   which  l  believe    the entire   country  one  of the  guards  succeeded  in.freo-   feels-grateful,   wc   have   met    here a-  ing himself and.,    give  the       alarm,   gain    to consider    not  only        our  The   dumbfounded     policemen        and   own   personal   and   collective      inter  house porter     who  had  been   stand-   ests but also  the ^interests and  w,l  ing   in   front '  of   the  bank    through-   fare   of our  common country.  circumstances that  n.-ve ever prevailed inthe industrial  history of our country. When wc  adipurnod more than, six weeks ago,  it seemed to us as it did tp thc  entire people of the country that a.  great industrial coaflict. Fortmiu-  cnt. So far as I know each of  ihese forces made preparation for a  hcon great industrial conflict, Firtuna-  Icic,    u-ly, or unfortunately, as circumstan  out   the  occurrence     claimed  that  thrown   into a dork     corner.      Tho   they had seen no  one go  in  or  leave.  DEWEY WANTS  TWO DREADNAUGHTS  Washington. March 20���������fi rent battleships, like tho 18,000 ton Dread-  naught, are the crying need of thc  American navy according to Admiral Dewey, who appeared before  tlie House committee of naval , affairs today to discuss the future  of the American navy. At  two   18,000   ton   battleships,  be carried on. In case or an attack by a foreign navy an American  harbor of supply would be mv.  cssary, and submarines in his opinion are admirably adapted to pro-  vent ' 'a foreign foe from gain-  least in^ such a sl,PP*y harbor. Thc ad-  wit h I^'I'������1 does* not favor additional cruisers',    but, believes    scout   ships     of  "I < have given lo this situation as tnu,ch thought, as much con  sidcration, i persume. as anyone  here. I have reviewed in my own  niind the causes which led to a  separation six weeks ago, and 1  have tried as best I could to review tin's situation, not so nnicti J  as a miner, but rather as an official and a man charged with certain public responsibilities. And.  gentlemen, after six weeks of thou  ght and consideration 1 am convinc  cd beyond doubt'that-their' claims  which   were  made   in   this   hall  10, 12 inch guns should be authoi  i-cd at once in Admiral Dewey's the Monitor type should be built.  opinion. Ho would have these Am-"'Admiral Dewey thinks battlcshios-  erican design, and thinks we should ..should not - be kept constantly in  be creative. rather than initiativel in - commission. Tie would have them  'developing the navy. Admiral Dmv'- rest more in suitable harbors, where  ey also believes extensive experi- small crews could keep them in dm  mentswith submarine   boats   should,  (lition.  weeks  ngo   were Coimded     on      fad-  from   great      industrial   activity.      1  believe  tho  claims       we  made    thou  have been confirmed,    by facts   since  our  adjournment.       lt  may   be that  because of  our    environments,       he-  cause   of  our   training  and      special  interests,     we  are   unable     to   view  this   situation   impartially,     but    as  stand     in  our    resolution     adopted  some    days  ago    we are willing    to  meet   with  you     who -represent     the  ownership,   who  are the   owners     of  these    'mines,     for  tho purpose      ol  trying . earnestly     and    conscientiously     to adjust1 our  difference. I  take  it  for  granted  that  tlie experience for   the  past year has satisfied  even  tho  most skeptical   .among you  that- annual    or  biennial  agreements  between you   and   us     are much  bettor  for     our  mutual   interests   than  he old method  that prevailed   years  ago,       when every year  saw a strike  or  a   lock-out,   a  serious    conflict as  to  our  different   rights.     T     believe,  gentlemen, ������������������ first  , we owe    to      ourselves   then next     to  our      country,  to make  the  best   efforts     that     is  within     us  to .reach'-.'   ail   agreement  that  will   preserve   and maintain  industrial   pence       in   thc     coal   field-;  of    this    country.     Tn order   '-that  (here mav-  be   some, concrete      proposition   between- the-   convention    for  discussion.     I   desire     to   offer       on  behalf   of the   miners   the  scale      of  wages   and     conditions     of   employs'-** ��������� ment  proposed     by' lis   atom-  recent  Kind  of  ti  ti  Job  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  THE  LEDGER  Office  1st Avenue  joint  conference.  MOYER PLEADS  NOT GUILTY  W.   SII.KR  GrENEKAL LXPKESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY   m  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  DEATHOF  WARVETRAN  JCingsville, Ont., March 20���������Flags  are at half mast in - honor of A.  S. King of this place, tho First  Hassars .commanding ofTiccr, wno  died in -London on Sunday night.  He nevor.fully recovered from an at- I  tack  of enteric fever, which  he  . con- I  ������������������;  '-'    s   ;   *r -���������;*  ti-ocU'd   in ' Soli th Africa and     relapse  brought death.     Deceased ��������� went   thro  ugh the  entire Tloei- War and   fought'  in   most import ant battles-.  MEETING OF  ^OPERATORS  New. York, -March 20���������There  be a confei-cncc between the  committees of seven members,  representing the Antracite .  operators and the minors of  hard coal region. This decision is  the result of a meeting held hero  today of ihe committee of'the operators, i  two  each  C.ial  tho  Hoist*,   Id..   March   20���������Chas II  Mover. \\*. i). Haywood and Goo. \  rettibone, charged with the nun-dor  of former C!ov. Steunenberg, today  pleaded not guilty when arraigned  before' District-Judge Frank Smith  at Caldwell. The cases were continued over the term, and the dale  of their trial was indefinitely fixed  for about May J 5. judge Smith  overruled   the  demurrer     to   the     in  dictments,   and   denied   lhe   appliral  ion  to   admit  -bail.      Judge       Smith  announced   that   the   Canyon   county  jail   was  an  unfit  and   unsafe    place  for   the   detention '  of   those   prisoners.     Ho   issued   an order    for the removal   of'Mo.ver   to   the    county -j'nil  at.   Hoise.      II.   was staled    that    tlnj  court  will  send   liny wood     to       the  County   .Jnil   ut    Weiser.      Pettibotn* I  will   roirinin   in   the    county   jail     at.  Caldwell.  J. PIERCY & GO.  Manufacturers Of.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  GREAT FORTUNE IN  TIMBER LANDS  many largo tracts are being tied  up. Logs are selling at' ������13.25 per  thousand .100 miles north of Vancouver,   the   buyer also .jm-yiug  VICTORIA, B. C.  Timber that   hud   cut.    its    1,000.- '  000  to   the  acre     hod  been      logged  in . Western  Washington,   which would      ���������.  bent. Michigan      for  .yield,     but     the    couveiy the   buyer also   JWg'-ing     the Jflebtedness  cost.     of  production   in    Washington    gjoverninont   stumpuge.. i-?V1*f.ogeth  is  so  much greater than  in       Mich-)"10  hun!**ering business.  Mr,  McKaeh-  , ,,   ,   ,, ;cni says,   is--in e-ood slmiic.  and there  igan in  former years     that  the  pro- ! J   '       ���������     h '   '  Thc Nanaimo Herald  of this morn-   Michigan  and   Wisconsin    lumberman  inK Siiy-S- .   > - that   knows   timber  as   the   classical  Mr. Alex. McEachern, of the Bar- ^uti<int does his Greek or Hebrew, after an''Oxford course. During  an  interesting conversation    at     his  ex-  niorr  of the X'.ar-  not and McLaren, 'Frascr River  mills,   is  a   guest   at   the       Wiudsoi-  Hotel,   having come     over   to    meet.   hotel  ,ast  nig.ht) Mr>   McEachern  Mr. Yarwood and   owners  of   timber, t presscdl     thc  opinion        that  tracts- on  the  Island     in   the  neigl  borhood  of     Campbell    river, on j Michigan,  which   he  holds    an   option    for    his  ^Company.     Mr. McEachern is  an old  money  had   been  made    in   Northern  and more     men        made  fit in the latter section was infin-  ately greater. Of Vancouver Island, .Air. McEachern says there is  some very valuable parts. Particularly is flu's the case in the neighlior-  hood of Oowichan Lake and Alberni Canal. The first class timber of Washington, anf British Columbia will not last very many  years, but when a second. grade,  such as is overlooked new, becomes marketable the quantity to  bo worked up will lie very many  millions of foot, in llnct nSmost  uiiexhauslable  A   tract  of timber  NOTICE  From     this date the  undersigned  will  not be  responsible  for  any in-  incurred except on      ������  written oraer signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.   I. EXPLORATION & DEVEL  OrMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria. B. C. May 18th. 190B.  on the Frascr  rich, than any other section in the. River, just back of Ilammont has  world   that could  be quoted. just   been sold   for     ������216,000     and  should bo some profitable seasons ahead Tor loggers and mill-  men.  Mr.   McEachern   laughed   when   ask  ed if 'lie  had ever seen thc Wild man.'  ���������during- his   travels   on   tho      Island.   and replied  that   he  had     not      a"l"'uAV   PDAlIt) A  though he  had often     hoard      about ; flA I , uKAlMl   Qflfl  him,   but  ho    thought      it.   wns        a  ease   of   a   "Flying   Dutchman."  F1.KE AT  EXTENSION.  A fire whicli for a time threatened destruction to nn Extension res  idence .occurred yesterday niornintr.  when the borne occupied by Mr. C  N. Wcstwood caught fire on tho roof  caused    by    all appearances,     by   a  FARM PRODIM  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lo v  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, o> t_#  Esjjlanai-U.  James Warnoclr  T    . ' 'n  British Colun.bia  ������    Lager Beer   and Porter      Guaranteed  Brew  ������   edfrom the Best Canadian Malt   Run  Hops  f  ���������+t+4HHmfHf*lfffffHf +++++++++  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������-������^  il  LAC /SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  PIANOS,  ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    KORNITURT7 MOV-  ED PROMPTLY A   ND SAFELY. '     -a  Stables in the rear of tho Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbotsford.  Leave orders at  the  A. J. WASKET, PROP  T-^+*-4>++++-4-*+m++4���������������������������������������������������������������4- ���������������������������4 4 4 44 4 44-M-44-4^f4>-M-+-f-������-4.4-+4  ������,i  Miners* Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short notice. .Drill sharpened by    us     always gives satisfaction. Picks handl ed and repaire..    -  Sriipsmithiing    in   a)i    ita  Branches  Horseshoers and Genera* Blacksmiths.  R. VV RIGHT      y  Buller Street .-      . . -     -  l_ady������rnith, b C  m  m  j  *      LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LAOYSniT  J PHONE 66  mm  'Wmi  ������������������v-Vf-.;> __j ���������;���������  * ���������^���������������������������^���������^���������^���������^������������������^���������^^  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Sirk (������r Site  SEE j    KE_1>.   OR LEAVE    ORDEKS   VilTIl  - W. CARTER,-  PIRST  AVENtTE  PHONE     6-0 > n  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WATERWORKS  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 I P. M. 4 30  W BLAND  SUPERINTENDENT.  {."Ml  Public  Notice  Attention Is called to the   fact that tht  Ogiivie Flour flills Co,   Limited  maJcers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     hare for some ilmo  past been producing flour in a   fastly improfed and pmrifi ������������������' form  by the aid ol ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of    all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising  the piblic  that any  orized users ol the electrical   flour purifying processes  will *ie * 10-  ���������ecuted.  ..(*.. ���������������  Ogiivie Flour Mills Company limited      ^  are the    only    taiilors la Canada  whose  Flour  is purified by the Electric Process  DAY SCHOOL. Ladysmith Temple No. .5 Rathbone  Usual  subjects   taught;   also '    Ian-   Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  Z  guage������; drawing  in  pencil  and, cr&y-.2nd  and  4tn  Tuesday  at  7.30  p.m.    ;j  ons, paint ng  in oils and  water col- (Mrs.  Kate Tate secretary.  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv  en in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  L*dvstnith. B   V,    "  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  AH work guaranteed, and at reati'o  able rate*. .  RESIDENCE AND QFFICE  t ' ..     . "  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPEN A.T AVL HOURS,  n   _���������^__     ' d  ���������united"! ancient    order of -.[|  DRUIDS. J|  Wellington Grove No. 4 U. A. 0. D  Meets in the I'd. 0 .F. Hail, Ladysmith, the Second and Fourth [������  Wednesdays of each month, commeno-; ��������� ?j!i  mg Wednesday,  13th.,  1905. :   -^  Visiting. Druids     are invited to at-   it'  tend. '.''-: i'.':ssv>r:  By Order,  WM. RAFTER, Reef Secty.  PATRICK BURK, -N, A.  1  '���������X'  4  m -r*~~  ;^w^#^^W^^:--'.  THE    BAILV  ITv  H '  I; v  Local Items  ������������������    FOR   SALE  Twelve Head of Cows and  Milk Route. Apply P. O.  Box 99.  RETURNED���������SchonecK-, the Van-  romer Photographer has opened his  studio at Ladysmith. Today anil for  the licitt ten days Cabinets at $3.00  per  do*/en.    Campbell's  Corner.  NOTICE  ' Percy Berrow has  absconded   from  his home in Chemainus without just  ..cause or      provocation.   Any   person  harboring the t Said Percy Berrow after  this   notice   will  be prosecuted.  A.   A.   BERROW.  FOR SALE.  ' For sale:���������A  large coal heaU-r nnd  cook  sto\e,  also a baby's  but!,g-y���������all  in   first-clnss  condition.   Apply   K. &  X.   Station  (upstairs.) 3W  Airs. K. I-Iarrnp left, this i.-io-ning  for Weslholm 011 a \isit to liicmlsat  that   place.  Mr.  Joseph Hunter     ho  t   yesterday in   town,   left on   this  morn-  ning's train  fo*; Victoria. '   :���������o   Mr. C. H. Barker of Nanaimo passed   through 0111 (he morning train to  the capital.   o���������:   Mr. W. R. Smith, the photographer  who is opening a studio in rooms recently prepared for him over the  lhuik of Commerce, trrivod on the  noon tram from Victoria, accompanied qy Mrs. Smith and son.   o   Mr. T. I-Iarrup, Messrs. k'lair &  Adam's poinil.ar teamster, has placed  his resignation in ihe bands of his  employers anil leaves 011 Friday next  for Taiinana- Mr. H-amip's many  friends in the city will greatly rcivret,  his  departure.  '    NOTICE.  There will he an illustrated Health  Talk to Women at 1.0.0.F.  hall r-'ri-  d-xy  afternoon  at   2.U0   by Miss     R.  V. Hull  of Vancouver.    No admission  fee   will  lie charged. ,   W���������2.  A mccUng of thc Growcis' Insli-  Uitc will be held in Ladysmith at  Wr. J. Siew.ut's office mi Friday,  March 23, at S o'clock p.m. Rev.  IV K. Demliimi will mlilress ihe meet  in;; on ''Poultry." AH iuleiosted  will   be cordially   welcoiin-d.  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  OUR  FIVE  DOLLAR  BUSTER!  ���������:o.-  -O-  TUE  KING- ,  '1 he niuch-talkecl   of  .Jack  O'Brieu-  l'o.iiiny Ryan middleweight champion    '.ship  match seems  to Ini.\_ died  ana-  jMi*. F. i-Ianipsoii went, up to Nana-  uual- death,  writes George Siler. The  imo at noon today. * Pair   have   been digging   into        e.ich    oilier  through the "columns of       the  ���������  , 'Miss   Ball   of Vancouver  reg stered    1)1TSS  lor .several   years,  and when a  ' at   thc Abbotsforri. 'short  time  ago,  Ryan  was reported    to have posted a forfeit to iigpit Jaclrt  ''Mrs. D.  White   was  a passenger  10    at  158 pounds weight at the      ^rinu,-  iNiinaimo at noon. .sh.e,   and  that the  manager  of   lhe  ������������������ Pacific Athletic club  at   Los,Angeles  Mr.   Thomas McEwau of  .sran.iim-i, J \w,_ki hang up $.15,000 foi  the light, '  'has   lieen  visiting in  Ladysmith,  re-    u  really looked'as though ihey would ���������  turning home  at noon   today. ,come together, especially  when     the :    question  of  weight hinged  only     on  Mr.  \V.   Wiilkcm  went up  to  Nana-  lSC, <*iul ho,urs.    Th-it is as near     as '^j  imo at noon oil a visit to his si&tcr- ' they  came hooking  it up,  und as nci-]  .in-law, Mrs.  V.   W'alkme,  who  leaves   uu-r  of them lias  ruade  anv ovcrlur- i  We've a Five Dollar Suit  for Boys from 8 to 15 years  ot age that is cutainlj the  B st Five Dollar Suit Proposition that we have ever been  able to offer our patrons  ^ Cloth is of Strorr,  Durable Cheviots-lhe Pants  are Double Seated, Double  Kiues and   Double Stitched  thioip-Out  Take a Lc k ai ih:m  i  Walters &  Akenhead  F"i-og:reim, Wed. Night.    /Vlar.  21.  Lansing Rowan, Harry Fahrney, and  T-IC   PRINGLE  COMPANY  IN  THE    FOUR-ACT    COMEDY  @    '  *  CA:   f  BlOlld nc  OKCHARACTRRS  DRAMA  91  Walter Rainey  tomorrow  for her home in Dowdwy.   'L's  within  the past few weeks   it   is  ���������~- J ta.'veu   for  granted   that   tlie affair js  The newest and   latest   designs    in   0n..  Easter Hats are on. view at thc Ali I- I   Kyau is getting along in years, and  linery cstabli.shment of Simon  Leiser   a.s he is not  compelled to light       to  & Co., Ltd. '      keep  the wolves     from his door    he  c"   j-ri/t-ably   will retire.   O'llrie-n,  how-  ��������� The New York, Boston and Old eu'r, is: as deep in the game us ever,  Rose Special are the latest designs |an.i he recently was guoted as saying  in Ladies' Trimmed Easter Hats on |u. would not be ad.ersc to nn-'ctiug  view'at Simon Leiser & Co.,  Ltd.    j juries should  the  big Hollow     care    j to  don the  mits.   O'Brien  also   said,  li ynur hat needs renewing on re- it was reported, tli_t he believed he  modelling a call at the Millinery de-'could trim Jeff by dancing round hini  parfcnient of Simon Leiser & Co, lor fourteen rounds, and when Jim  Ltd., will aHnrd you a pleasure and 'g0i _.e_<l tired chasing him he would  save money. ii< 0k  one on his jaw that   would  not    cc.ne on' until the referee had counted  j tin.  i he shifty and elusive Philklelph-  laii also hankers after Tommy Bums'  sc.-lp,   us    a victory  o\cr     Tommy  The hurial of the late Jouchin Dou-  mont took place at "N~nn.imo this  afternoon, the remains being convoyed to that city on the noon u-.in. V  large0 number of friends of " the deceased attended tho funeral. -Rev  Mr.   Bowcji  otticiated.  AT TUP/ ABBOTS FORD.  I hav������ just received a shipment of  Hill's High Grade  ENGLISH TOBACCOS  and  GltiARfllfS  at -Hie   DRUGSTORE  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  __ o���������        Morris Foster.  Jim Brandon  , .'   Gerald TTareo'urt.  Jacod Strouss     Ed  Ba.is  Mr.  Bland     Harry Pringle.  Peter Griimp   Johnnie Pringle.  Officer  ;....  Ci.  G.  Garrettc.  Mrs.  Rainey          Miss  Gladys   Manley.  Muiy Marshall  ,.  Miss Pearl.King  Bridget Malony  ���������   Miss   Mary  Murr  Pauline Mellon     Florence     Pringle.  SYNOPSIS  Act   i���������I.o\p a.(   Long  Branch.  Thc' R olbery.  ,    .     Act   II.-The.Eseape. (������_____-..  Act, III.���������Ilok-I  Sjrpahblc Flr.ls. ���������     I   ;  ..;  ,    ��������� Act   IV.���������Uonic Again.  EXECUTIVE STAFF.  VM  ra-n-O-M-Siswte-i  j/*.  WALKING SK  at  WALKING PRIDES  Prop,  and Manager  Business Manager ,..  Stage  Director     Musical  Director    Johnnie  Pringle  G.  G.Gnrrettc.  lI'irrj'F'ihrncy.  ...   E.  Coquet.  We have a Ui.e 'rsct n..:/. Laties* Skirts rpened cut���������Newest  Desigr.i and Patterns. Prices Right-Call and inspect  SIMON .LEISERKOfuI.  OATAORC. ST  mmWam  LADYSMITH j  CHANGE  OF BILL NIGHTLY.  Mr.   J.   Gofd.'ellow dime  up  from  Victoiia on the noon train.  Hi ii Nil   Done at  '  Reasonble Prices   By   J.  ANDERSON  Leave orders at Peterson's  Finn  ture store,  or iclupiioiic No.  53.  Smoke Big B. Cigars  ..NOTICE.  \ People  desirois  of sending phrcels'  lo  Nanaimo should  gi\e  thom        in  charge of   Joe Shepherd,   who  leaves  L-ulysmilli   with a horse and  rig daily at live p.m.    Charges reasonable.  Apply Ledger o!Tice.  Dom i n ion" Express  IVIONEY   ORDERS  Issued at���������  KNIGHT'S BOfK������ORE  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I intend io a-������������������*.������>��������� at the next sitting oi  whicli, oi course, he anticipates, will 'the License Board oi the city of Ladysmilh B.C. for u transfer of the retail liquor license now held by me  for the  '-remises known as the New  nn   him the  heavyweight championship   title.    O'Brien  is not   lhc    only  lighter that  would   be pleased to  cx-  ..nge wallops  with   the new  champ ' Western   Hotel,   situated on Lot   -1  P. (I.  Cudlin, Victoria.  II  G.  Halse,  Vancouver.  A. C. Hurett, Vancouver.  J. R. Read; Vancouver.  E.   R.  Piiidry, Vancouver.  J.  F.  Fahay,   Vancouver.  Miss'R.   V. Ball, Vancouver.   ���������������������������  J.   J. Thompson, Vancouver.  W.  .1.   With'am,   Vancouver.  C.  0.   Palmer, .Sherbrooke.  C. (1. Scott,������������������Toronto.  T.  R. Jones,'.Denver.  J. W.  Yorker Victoria,  A. M. Russell, Victoria.  II.   Iliii-Iigiiton,   Victoria.  W.  R.  Smith and family, Victoria.  G- II.   Hewitt,   Vancouver.  J.   Ooodfellow,   Victoria.  R.  A. Rain-bridge, Vancouver.  A.  W. Willey, Victoria.  R.   C   BuIIick,   Victoria.  In fact, there is cfuite a bunch      of  them,   simply   liecause   they       think  'lummy easy  picking.  Mown   on   the  fkil   tho      Nanaiino  siiAvznill is   busy     and   GO,000  iV:ct of  luiabcr  is   being put   out clailj-. -/~511li-  e: inlendent      Coburn ���������    statos   .   that  o.it.ainiiig-  loys,   has     been,       owing  tu   the  rough   weather,   rather    dilli-  eiiit  of  laic,    one   yi' t.lii;    ('oinpany's  I i:^s   lias  been   north   ai'tei-  a ��������� boom  for  more  than   two  .weeks,   atkl, 'has  not   yet started  out   with     its   low.  Tho new  planer  has boon    inst ailed  and  other   machinery  will  be  put.    in  , within  a  short time.     .      No  arrnn  ; gements   . arc  a-?  yet complc-lcfl    for  i-::.ilway construct ion',.-   but (his   will;  lit   is   hoped, be ���������accomplished in some  satisfactory  way before ^���������el���������y  long-.  Block 2S, 1o John Meimjilnl  atty     I). M, DAVIS.  Liited at Ladysmilh the 15th day ot  March,   1206.  ���������*33giMM-*-i-*__fr^^^^  RINGS BROOCHES  WATCHES PICTURES  s  BOOKS     ; FOUNTAIN PENS  We will give you tha above articles if y  u  return us  \A/Hit<_^  Swan  Wrappers  Hwnuinca *wii������wn  A   FAVORITE  REMEDY   FOR  BAI  HIES.,"  It's pleasant ' taste and prompt  cure-- have 'made' Ch-anVriiaiirs Cough  Ucinedy a-favorite with the mothers  of small ciiibiren. It .quickly- cures  their coughs and colds and prevents  :-t;y clanger of pneumonia'-:or .other  serious conKequences. , H not only  ������������������hits rro'ip, Imt when glvpii an fipon  us'tin*- cro'ipy cough appears will pre  vent the attack. For sale by L-a-  dvsni-rtl- l-harmacv.  fi, C. SOAP WORKS, VICTORIA  ^������^^iM^I^MM^a^^S^^S^SS^^!SKSSS^BmVStmWK&.  Look  out  For  W/G.Fraser  Merchant Taiior,  (ist Aveuuei  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice  STOVES!      ���������#���������      STOVrS!  We  are makin������ HEATERS and KAN0E> of thc Latest Styles  arid Newest Patterns _ <>  We do all kinds of  ': Foundry and Repair Work���������Nickel Plating  in all its branches, a Specially  LA/rWH IRON & STOVt WORK. Co.Ltd  Phone S3 r ���������   ^ - ''��������� O. Box 42  NOTICE.  One hundred dollars ($100.00)  will  be &iv������n  to  any  person  or  |������rsons  who will giv* sufficient information  to lead to  the conviction of tlie person  who killed two cows  owned  by  tho   iindcisigoed,  on Ualiano Island  on the 22tid of February.     The   animals were killed two hundred (200)  yards. easti  ot r,ortier Pass  Lighthouse.    The heads  and hides      were  found buried in the sand.  v        i-    -        JAS WARNOCK.  WM.   MU.V.srR,   President  Mana-ring -Director'.-  e    Lady  v smtih-  J.  W.   COBURN,  Tf i������-i>>ion8 46.  Lumber Co   LtcH  MILLS   AT   KinmflK   AND   LADYSMITH-Shingles  ������  Specialt-  ��������� M������initK<>ini<irp      ot���������  Rough nnd Dressed Pir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shin gi.it. fAouhlit-gfi. Etc . of the Best Quality.  ������������������Seasoned   ������.nd   K'lin   Dried   Flooring       ������ti_   Flnishlnt     L������m_er   t_    Stock  j7p>SWH HOTEL   BAR  Having- ta'cen over the .bar-room of  the above hotel, we intend to run a  ilfsl-class,' up-to--(iate establishment,  and in 'soliciting the patronage of  our ���������friends and'-the p_bllc in (jjenu-ral,  we guarantee--good  treatment  to a'I..  ~ + *.*t-~* ���������*���������<*���������-w4  There  will   be    Something Doing  in  this space  R. Scott  A. Smith  ��������� te * ti k:���������������",J - l'  ������������������������_)-  W  <ii  Proprietors.  IT  -, TNT   ALL  COLORS! !  !      Every Piece WARRANTED  TO WKAR! !  '���������-./'��������� '.-.v.-:': ������������������;.'���������  VVe have received a' COM PLKTK SH1PMKNT OF these, goods  ancl are  showing a t-ig range   of Pat-terns.  ONLY  ONE' QUALITY, THE B  " PRIOr��������� -I5C. YA  7 YARDS FOR SI  era House  Wed, March 21st.  LANSINC ROWAN,  HARRY FAHRNEY  and   the  PRINGLE COMPANY  To-night  The Ladysmilli.HardwareCo. Ltd  i__s*tgiiB_s_3aa_Ba_^^  'mmmzsE&s^zmi^mammaaF^  EXCELLENT  train Service  ���������KTWCCN  CHICAGO,LOUDON,  HAMILTOM, T0R0HT0,  HOMTREAL, QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  And the Princlprt Batineu C������_tew of  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, NIW YORK AND  _  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.  For Time T������blei. etc., eddreBS  OKO. W. VAUX,  AsslaUBt Gen'l'Puf eager and Ticket Agent.  ' 138 A.AUS ST.. CHICAGO, ILL.  Vj_M_MMPMMW������M  "Is the wind due cast or due west  today?" asUed an evasive creditor by  way of changing the subject of    his  debt.  ''It's due now, and you'd hotter  hustle to raise it," was the unfeeling  reply.  I-V&ftcr this date the price for bread  delivered at my Customers" houses  will he F1VI_ CI-'NTS per io.il��������� 20  loaves for a dollar. My read is  guaranteed     the best made.       Shops  rim    by     while help    should  receive  .white peoples' "'.patronage so long-'as.,  they���������'afe ������������������ properly conducted.."���������'i sii~  licit a trial as your BaKer. ,  . c. ii. docile;  THE WELLINGTONliAKERY.  :    NOTICE  The     partnership   existing  between  C. H   Run.iiiiin-r andsW. E. Kumming  carrying on   business,. in. the City of ,  Ladysmith,    B.C,  as manufacturers  .  of carbonated   beverages,  etc.,  under  the firm naiine of '��������� Runiming Bros.,  is: .  hereby    disso'lv-bd'.'''������������������'   All   outsta.ndiug  accounts .rnust be paid to W. E. Rumniiiig, who   will continue tho business  awl pay all accounts against the firm'  of Runiming Bros. '  C.' H. sRUMiMING,  :       W. E. RtTMM-JNO.  Dated at Laclysiuith  this  28th Day-,  of Feb., 1906.  Bellcttor, "Earn..  Money  to   Uan  1st. 4v������nu*   -   -     -  LABrsft'l H  CALL and LOOK OVER OUR STOCK  lair &  ��������� ������f*maamvMBeuBKm  ���������<z^ma&m������m!8mi&2&"&d������r&  Change of Pla}- Nightly  TLEASING SPECIALTIES  11 Prices 25c, 35c, and; 50c.  SEATS  on sale at Forcimmer's.  ss_������s__a&ii_9_t  We have jusL received     from thc ,East a large shii'iiient of  LADIES' HAND BAGS  They arc the NEATEST BAGS  we have ever   shown   and   of  LATEST  FASHION. ���������        I  PRICES FROM $1 to $5  Call  in   and See  Them  the  Notice  A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET-' lately   ruti by W. Ward, on Roberts stree  WITH A FULL jLINE OF FIRST CLASS MEATi  PORK AND SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY 1  ATrial Solicitd  A. HOVVE,l   ph������NK2������  PAINTING   AND "PAPERHANGING  B. FORCIMHEIi  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTJCIAN  First Avenue,   X   X   X     Ladysmith,  mmmmalmammm9m9maammsmMBKm  B. C  Neatly and Artistically Done  ���������"-;-'..  ���������_&L_  Ij  S. ROEDDWG    -  Orders  Promptly   Executed  -LADYSMITH  M-���������n    "    f.


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