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 .-%   :���������������������������:���������.������ "SI*!?:' I,'!!!, ,'.  qo������-_-W������    .sj;  ���������-    v./..^,;1J:;F ''_  '** 8ai,w^������};X,'^^i:at,^--h(.e������"'.-*- -  The Ladysmith Daily Dedger  VOL..2  TUESDAY, MARCH C,L90(J  PRICE FIVE CENTS  CITY WILL GET  HOSE FOR $400  Negotiations Taken up by Mayor Nicholson Result in Great Reduction  in Bill  Work to be  Done on Warren  Street  Complaints From Mr. I- Goulds  Solicitor  PRIVATE PARTY WOULD  INSTALL ELECTRIC PLANT  Russell Simpson Writes the Council! that a Client  will Probably Make Application  For Charter  The lime has arrived  or  will have'pany until  lhe people hu\e ��������� Ix-eii giv  en another opportunity  to   vote on  Last evening a letter was read    at committee advised  lhc city council meeting from Russell  Simpson calling  the attention of   the  council to the fact that, a drain empties itself on Mr.  J. Gould's  property. This  was damaging  thc property  and  the writer asked the council to  have  the nuisance  abated  forthwith.  Thc    mayor,     in reference lo this  communication,  said that when     he  heard last week  that Mr.  Gould in-  thai, lhc council  in a few weeks, for the property hoi  tiers to decide' First,  whether      or  not    Lady.smith   is    to have electric  light; swoimI,  if so, whether lhe eh'c-'  trie plant    i.s to be owned  by       the  supply a case af coal oil  for burning  city or private parties.  the stumps he is  now  removing. |    At  last oi'eningjs  meeting  0f     the  Aid. Spence thought  it would  he c i ci,-v t,01'"cil "��������� leU(i1'  was  read   from  ,.      . ,   ,.      , .   i-Mr.   Russell Simpson, containing  the  another  very unwise action to giant the   lal-   ��������� ,        ,- .,   ,       ,.    t     ���������   , .  3 H ! informiition thai a client   of   his was   owned  plant.    Jf  ter retiliest.-     A  great  many  people  had done as much work on the street  desirous   of    inst-illi-i":  an  a  by-law. authorizing the city council  to borrow money and install an electric plant.   " '  Aid. Patterson*: "I agree. We should  not be justified in giving away the  righls of lhe city: Before granting a  charter we should give the citizen**  chain e to li.ui1 ri iniinicipal  owned plant. Jf another bylaw is  clettuc  turned down,  Ih.-n we can  t>rm\t    the  plan I at his own cost in the eitv,  if  tended suing the city .for damages unless  the     nuisance  was  done  away  with, he had looked over the property  in (question,   und finding that sewerage wus  running on the same,   he  gave cutlers to have thu course      of  the ditchv through  which the sewer-  abe was running; altered.   This   had  been done and he thought the matter  would  be allowed  to drop.  .J.i E. ������>mith,.tire chief, made    application for further leave of aitsence  The work iu which he was employed  at Chemainus  would not he'completed     until   April   15th, and he asked  for leave of absence until tins date.  The -eqiiest was granted.  Accounts totalling $52.00 were ordered paid.  The street comuiiittee's report was  read. The committee advised that  ��������� ditching he .done |5n Warren street.  Air. Axelton, who was doing considerable work towards clearing Second  Avenue, and asked for assistance  from 'the council  in the work.     The  as Mr. Axelton without assistant : the citv council would grant him a  from the council, und if coal-oil was ( charter. The name of the party was  giien, Air.   Axelton every  resident  of, not ,given,   but MVf  Simpson reques  ted,  if  thc proposition could tic considered     hy  the  board, that a com-  thi!   init.liea  be   appointed   to  meet      his  "���������I1-   client al  his,   j,j,e  writer's,   office   to  discuss  the (���������)-.- est ion.  J    Aid  Cami-heir   <l-'l   presume    , the  Mr.  I client   referred  to  in the letter is Mr.  Hie i II.  Cecil.    1 think  it  would   he  wcll  to appoint  a commit le<\ to  meet  the  the town ' would be making similar  requests.  The  first recommendation  in  report will ^ acted on and the  plication  for coal-oil  refused.  HOSE HILL.  His    Worship  reported   Ihat  Brayf had agreed to  withdraw  hose bill  now before the council and  reduce the  price of  thc hose   -o H'SUO.  I Thp government,  recogni'.iug , the fact  thul.  the hose,  praclically   sn-T.l'ing,  belonged t0 the people oi Lady���������*mith, j charier to a private paity or a com  had promised to pay half tin: ac- '  count. Thus the council would have i  to "ay enly $480 for the hose, lt j  was" decided to give'Mr. Bray per- ���������  mission to withdraw the present bill '  and to have' the hose tested tlefore it J  is purchased.. His Worship was Ibank j  ed for his report.  /The mayor said Mr. Parker Williams deserved., JT-at credit, and all  thanks of the council for tne interest  he had \taken in ������he matter. He had  worStd  hard to get the bill  reduced.  charter-to Mi. Simpson's client, providing his terms arc satisfaetcu y."  Mayor \icholson: "We have no  power to cen grant, a chatter without the 1'crtnisHiqii -of the people, but  1 think-we should meet .Mr. Simpson*  client and discuss tho proposition. I  think it would he better for thc  , whole council���������not an appointed committee���������to do this. If the teinis offered by Mr. Sim-son's client ar.*  satisfactory  I think we should be ab  be io ma'o provisions in the hv-law  gentleman and his solicitor as s0ou that must be ivoted on by the people  as possibee and talk the proposition so give the council powei to grant a  over,  hut I   do not f^vor granting a ' charter if   the voters turn down the  money  horiowing proposal.  Aid.     Spence:    "Wc have  not yet  ascertained   whether or   nol   we could  buy     the     Bush Creek water rights  from  Mr.  Cecil's company. Would il  not  be well  to  ta' e  thc question  up  with that     gentleman  before  taking  any  farther steps  in  itic matter''"  Aid. Cani|>*/i*ir "IT it is Air. Cecil  who is dL-sirous of putting in lhe  plant himself, us 1 believe it is, you  can rest assired he would never dispose 4' the Bush Creek writer rif;ihts"  Aid. Malone: "The people should be  uiven the choice as to  whether     tho  city      is to   have  a jiuuwcipal-owi'ed  plant-'O^'ant a charier (o a private  party.   At any  rate,  the council   i.s  powerless to net in the matter without the consent of the property-l.old-  eis  It rests entirely  with  Ihem.      I  think  it would  be   well,  however, to  moet  !Ur.    Simpson's client  a.titl  hear  what his  plans are       I  will     move  the     council meet in   Mr. Simpson's  ollice upon his  return from  Victoria  for ihe     purpose of discussing with  his  client  the proposition."  Seconded     ,by Aid. Campbell,   the  motion carried.  TEXT BOOK  QUESTION IN HOUSI]  -M_MM___M������M_������^nM������MMMM___M__i_Hi^MM_-l-_-__-MM_-_-_-_M_^_^_B /   ,1  Hon. Fulton Says Govt, is now Con|  sidering Question of Printing and  Publishing Bcoks.  Action in Legislatuie Result of S. B .������]  Resolution Moved by Lady- ���������  smith. Delegates  CANADA'S MINERAL >        %  OUTPUT FOR 1905  The fallowing i.s  tak.>n   from'     the  Vote and .Proceedings of .the .Legislative  Assembly  of  Biitish ' Col unHia:  Mr.   Oliver  asked   the    Hon.       the  Provincial Secretary  the     following  questions'  - 1.    Has the ' Government icceived  i  any  communications  urging the  advisability  of the   government'print-  iiitr and  publishing   text-tl;po!:s      for  i so in   public schools?  2. Has.������the Government considered  lhc ad������ isabiliiy of so publishing such  lext-'books?  3. If not,  why not?  1.  Jf so,  what decision.has  (Jovernineiu arrived at?  Thc Hon   Mr.  Fulton replied  follows:  1. Yes.  2. Yes.  3   Answered by reply No. 2.  -1    Government   is  now considering  fj-eslion of co-operating- with   other  the  as  1  of text-hooks throughout the Do__i;f  ion.  Thc above  is lhe result of the re!*  i*  olution of the School Board Associ|[|  tion at the convention iii*. Victoria'ii  fortnighi ago. The resolution > -W|  moved by the Ladysinith- delegates']  asking the government to take vqitf  action ���������'whereby school text-lwokjl  could he supplied scholars at a j;rea''l  ly reduced, cost than ?j hey are at prll  sent: Thej matter rwas lirsl bro igl'l  upyat. u- meeting of the local trusteq  .the chairman mentioning the . facjfl  that a number of people asked hii;i  to urge upon the board- the ad^isail  btfity of ta'cing some steps lo 'ge||  the text hooks supplied cheaper, atfl  books that could be of use for ,roor||  than one term. The board passed*:  resolution instructing the Ladysr'ufL  dele&atioiv.-lo bring the.matter to |l  head at'the convention. This wall  done, aniL/it is very pleasing to sejf  that the matter is already recei/iir  Provinces as  to adopting  uniform set   attention  in the house.  BANISH "UNCLE  "     "SAMS"' SILVER  Reaches $68, 574, 707, Higher than all Previous Years-  Ledger's Special Canadian  News Notes  PROFITABLE RAID  ON EMPRESS LINE!  Vancouver B.C., March. ������.���������Stacks they' ha.vc made money. ���������  of American silver dollars, halves, j ' 1��������� order that Canada aiay reap the? the p.eciogical survey bureau of  quarters, ten and live cent pieces, ;. *)t>nelit cc,nse,i>*.ent upon the use of lhc  amounting altogether to many Ulcus- j ������oM wlljt.n ib,lCks silver and note cur-  anl dollars in a month. a>e beiu_ gu- ri,nCy^ the American silver is to le  thered in Vancouver banks for ban- ��������� Wip^|. oUt of circulation. What bene-  ifshment to thet-ountry whose mints tii therc is \n this the Doiiwiiion gov  gave them birth. i ernment is now  determined  to have.  This     deportation is to be carried  j    ^   V-'iltiam   Murray,  manager    or  out   at the expense of the Dominion   t,Ile     Canadian    Banc of Commerce,  'government,   which   is now  taking ac- ' staicu- *n aT, interview on this subject  tive steps all over Cmiada,   vi",h the j i0(jay that he felt .assured thc people  aid  of the banks,  to rid   tho country ! of oA:\a<la would  bo aston shed iwhen  of the silver tokens which perniii. Un- j inforiiiig*-'io<i  was compiled  as  to the  cle Sani to disport himself as       a I exac(, am������>u.nt  of   American  silver in  money-lender al   the expense of    tlie  Canadian government.  Vancouver will be one of the great  clearing houses in connection with  the movement-to wipe out American  silver money, and in its place put  good ..Dominion Government noucs.-  Few . nepole, save bankers and merchants, arc aware that at h'ast .two-  thirds of the silver in circulation in  this city is American. Vancouver is  so n������ur'..the-'border amd her relations  with Sound cities so close, th.it liun  dreds of thousands of dollars' worth  of Am-ericau silver finds its way into  .circulation here annually.  The  position  of Canada   in  res-poet  ,.to  the-'deportation   of 'this silver is '  this;:    The United   States government  while  of course,  it  stands  responsible  (or     its     coinage,  is pouring   ilver  money out of its   minis  which   Is    ������������������  trinsically  worth  but approximately  half its  face value;   thus  Uncle  Saun  is   in possession   of   and  has  tlie use  of 50  per cent,  of the face value   uf  his'silver money whic* is in circulation  in Canada. In  other words,   the  United  States government, so  far as  Canada is concerned,     is in the same  position as that occupied  by the man  who   makes counterfeit  dollars    wilh  good   silver and then 'exchanges them  for merchandise���������for every fifty cents'  worth of silver he  puts lUito his dollars  he would   be  able ��������� to got a dollar's  worth  of merchandise  in       exchange.       It is a matter  of history  ���������that   some   counterfeiters   have    put  ' turned into the banks luvs  lieim haiul-  rnore silver into their coin than does   ed out again  over the counters       in  .the      United  Slates Mint,  and  still    the ordinary  way  of business. .  limitation in this country. Ashed if  it, would run' into lhe hundreds of  thousands of dollars, he said it was  larger than that��������� was away over.the  million ��������� ma������'k!, hut he did not feel in  a position to give a close estimsitb'..  Mr. Murray is convinced ..that. at  ���������least two-thirds of the silver circulating in 'Vancouver today is of A-in- ;  er.ican coinage. j  The   'Can'adi.na-Bank of Comimcrce.  luankers for ihe British Coluniibia El-'  ectric  Railway  Company,  and   '.'the.  Bank oi' Montreal, handling the-linking business  of the Canadian Pacific  Railway, are among  the  largest receivers of ���������American money  in >   Van-,  couver" '.OtJie'r local l*an'-:s receive over  their  counters   tho-usaiids  of  dollars' worth of  this alien coinage  every month.  Now ihtit the order  has gone forth  to turn  the money. back  ou   thc   United   States,   each bank in Vancou-.or  is gathering up  the silver and making  shipmehts.-to New'York city by v direction, of  the "Airrangicmeiit.  with the,  federal f-ovieritnitMit,  which allows *-   a  sullicient percentage  to  the banks  to  cover  the expense of deportation.   In  New York, Uncle Sam  is called  upon  for gold,  and he has to hand  it out   ,  in redemption  of the ik'low-par-value !  money. '  In the past  srwme-oPthe  Vancouver  banks have exported. American silver  lo San   Frapeisco on   tln'ir own   account, ,but often nvuch of this .money  Ottawa,   March   0���������(Speci.tl)���������Some  i interesting   facts concerning   the  min-  I era I output of Cimada for  the   year  tiiOf) arc contained in  the  report   of  the  Interior   Department  The value of thc mineral taken  from the earth in lllllf* is $(58,57-1,700  ���������over two million cellars higher  than the next host year, 1901, when  the mineral outmit was estimated at  1.11(5,000,000. In 1003 the output  wa*- $CO,7.'*ifi,807, eight and one-half ;  million less  ihaii  last year. I  Last,  yeai s   returns   are  very  gra- i  tifying,  showin������   lhe  various   parts of '  the Dominion  to be opening  mi    re- ,  marl ably   well.    This   is demomstait- j  ed  particularly by   lhe fact that the  ���������sold output   of the Yukon  is  falling  ,  oil'   and  a great, ih'.al  of lhe  mineral  coming    from   mines   newly  opened.  ���������Gold--mined   in  the Yukon last year  was valued at $8,r*2.),200.  Gold mined in other parts of, lhe Dominion a*-  $(i,ir)'l,(i3.'-i.   The total    output     wus  thus   1.1 l,G7!',833.  The coal output, of the  Doiiiin.ioii is  valued at V7,1)00,000.  JAPAN'S THANKS.  (Uiavva, Alaich li.��������� 'I he Dominion  government has received a tel-r-giam  from the Aliuado's ^overuincnt extending thanks for the Hour, etc..  M-nl by the forme- for lhe starving  Japanese.  RAILWAY COMMISSION.  A special io 'flic ledger says' The  :Railvvay Commission inves'lfilling  the complaints of Boards of Tivde of  the coast cities that the freight  lati'S charp-ed to lh_ coast cities are  cvhorbhant and much higher than  these to the interior,'is now meeting  lion. Air. Blair ir r.piesciitiii'g the  C.P.K., and Josei-h Martin, K. C.  th" cc.mplaiiia.iils.  WILL   API'EAL  TO   PRIVY COl'N'-  Cll,  INSUKANCK   lN'VESTKiATIO.N  Ottawa,   Alarch  (J.���������Tlie CoiVMiiission  Supreme    Court,  appointed   hy  tlio Olli'.wa gov criiiiient  to  investigate   lhc alTaiis  of  tho Canadian     Life     lrsuiance   (VoinmNsion  has met.   The Coiiniiiission's counsel  is  E. 8. Shepley,  K. C.  Victoria,   Maich   (i,   Special.���������.ludg-  ment  has been     handed dovvii by Hie  Kootenay     Light  pany vs. the City  of   the    latter,  given   notice   of  Council.  in the case of Vi'est  and   Power   Com-  of Nelson  in   favoi  The  company  lia'*  appeal  to  the   rii\\  NOTED ECCLE  SIASTICDEAD  Montreal. Alarch, 5.���������Very Re '.  llichartl Whitinoio Norinau, I'or-  mn'i-ly      Dean  oi  CJuebec      died   lu-.i'j  THfE  SALMON   SEASON.  A despatch  Irom  Seattle  says: Pu-  QUESTIONS  Is Ladysmith to have electric light'}  11 so,  is the plant to to owned by get Sound salmon packers are mak-  the    City only or  by a private com- ing contracts   with   trap-ownei-.s    for  panyV sockieye  salmon  for  the season       of  Consider   the,above    well, all prop- 1906 on  the highest  basis that     has  erty  hokleis,  for in  a few   weeks you ever been known in  the hkstory       of  will    be    called upon   to answer this the Sound. The present contract p'i-  by  ballot.     To  the  first  the answer ces for sockeye salmon are  25  will surely be, "Yes."                        ������j       26 cents.  Saturday. H.*. performed . ministerial duties in Monlreu.1 at churches  ol*   St.      .John.        St.    James, SI.  Mat thews, arid Chrisl. clmicli Call',  ('drill. He became member of'council ol' LoiiiioxviHe IVriiversily iu  ./nniiiir.v. .I..S72, Vicc-cliuncollor in  JS?S, Canon of Montreal Calhe.i-  rul -the same ,\i>ar, Fellow of Mr-  Oil I Col leg-' io tSyO. and wa-i  'also chiiirmiin of the Montreal Protestant School Hoard for some  years.  .    BOOSTING   CLUBS.  Following   the  lead   in   British (,'ol-  iiiuliia of  the enterprising  citizens of  Nelson  in forming  a  "Twcnty-ti.i us-  and  Club,"  the Vancouver World   has  taken up for the Terminal   Jit.y      a  "One       Huiidred-Thousiiiid       Club',''  which it  is now engaged in  bo-wting.  Nelson,  the pretty  city  on   voiljuay  iLaku,   i.s  tluough  its  new    mb ia;s-  inn- a big publicity campaign   '���������������������������ml to  advertise the town by literatirt*   i<ii  otherwise,    to   attract   the     on.ist,  ispoilsmaii,'  business  man  and   ���������< ves-  tor.   o   Mrs. .   F.   S.   Reynolds    h*ff. on th.?  noon    train     for      Nanaimo.      From  and there she  will      proceed  to  Asherofl  on a  short visit.  CE8 TiFIC T S OF  HE K [D  PREMIER s:OTT.  ,V1NDICATED  iMessrs.  II.  Cecil  and  Russell Simpson   returned  from'- Victoria at  noon  today. Tut*  object  of  their   visit     t0  live capital  was, as before sta'tod  in  The  Ledger,  to obtain from  tho Provincial   Sec re I ary      the  certificate nf  incorporation  of   the ���������Southern   Cross  Copper   .Mining Company.    The company   was   registered   and   the   certificate     irsueil by tin* Department yesterday. '  ���������Regina, Sask.,^ March 5.���������J. K.  iUclnnes has. been found ghilty on a  charge of criminally libelling Hon.  Waller .Scott in December ia������t, m  charging thai Air. Scoli had attempted to biibf hint with an olTcr  of ��������� twelve thousand dollars for his  stock in a railway charter. A nominal line of $100 Was indicted. Tl'c  prosecution only desired a conviction  not  punishment.  Mr.     Frank Bowser, chief customs  ljnding    oliicer, a>:d.'ten oi his men  made  a big  haul  of contra|:iaml goods  on the,C.P.R. oriental liner Empress  of India yosterdny afternoon,      says  a Vancouver*-* repef-tT-^Sioj-nft ot. ��������� the >  members of the Chinese crew       succeeded  in hiding aoout half a ton ,of  tdl.-acco,   besides cigars, 'silks,   china-  ware,   and   other articles   on   board,'  and  but for the vigilance of' the officers   would  doujhtless have succeeded  in smuggling  the  stuff ashore.  Air. Rowser and his men searched  the boat thoroughly, and found the  ootids mostly hidden among soiled  linen. The. tobacco was edone up in  bundles     just large enough to  pass  I  through the port-holes iu the skarj  er, while chinaware and silks werjl  in smaller bundles. It is suppose!  the crew intended to pass the stiv  out'through the portholes ip���������a sin_||  boat, which would then land *thf  goods. j  It took several hours to go over tr  steamer  and  obtain   all  tJ-e   thin  The,, value of the articles seized -   .J1  over .1:1,000.   There were o.er ninel  pacla^es of tobacco,  on which     fchi"  duly would amount to at ���������least $15\  I  Besides thc packages there was  large     quantity of    tinned t-oil*acci  *cql  TWI  goods were placed in   the Customs '  fiee.   There is about a   drayloat a*|  together.  ��������� =JI  NEW MACHINERY FOR  MINERAL WATER PLAN1I  As a ii< Vce elsewhere in this issue  -..ill show, the partnership of XV. E.  K-miming ami C.' TI. Itumming is dis-  i T������l,   the  first named   buying .   the  It is tlie intention of XV. E. R,u:  ing to instal! a boiler and engine a'j  the local mineral water jlant in,-:'!'  few \v*eeks. In .the past only iia_:  interests of the brother in the busi- ! machiniery has been used, but tha r|j  ncss. ! pidly, increasing-demond for the;'mi?  All who have had dealings with the eral water ��������� manufactured locally nV,  firm will be pleased to hear the bu- cessitates the installation of asteai  siness is to.be continued under the plant. Mr. W, E. Rumming, , w|  .same ma^a,genient as heretofore, C, now owns the business, has interes|  M. Runiming. in Nanaimo. . ,|                                      ���������                '   '                 '                           -jj,  AVhy women sho<dd hauker f.o alter  female franchise has always l.oui a  mystery���������life for a wniun.ii is so full  of perplexing uccisioiis as it is. It  is hard enough for her to ina.l-c up  hei mind in the choice of a hat, or  even  a  husband.  A -shy ollic-er at a ehildr.en'������ 'party  at Government 1 louse,' Calrutla, allowed himself to be covered by a. tiger    skin,    and      undertook  to   amuse  The Fiee I'n.-ss. says: Work  on the South Wellington Lumber  Company's mill is progressing- very  rapidly. Already a large shed for  the maclrjii-ry etc., has i.cen ereclid  and niachinory installed. A siding'  oli' the E. \' .\. tracts runs ������lown  to   the   mill,    which  is situated   le';s  Ganges llarh.or, Ma-ch 5.��������� The man  ner in whit-ii the farmers and their  friends thronged thc iVIahoit Memorial I-lal I at Gatisyes Harbor on Wednesday night,   at  the  annual  that;]]  took    the. floor. He said  had  voted  for the increase of the  j last year but     lie now saw  rlom    of    lowering     it  the ."itf.  again.     f  mceling -.,.,_,-  of tilio agricultural      society,     augurs 1 thought they could  do nothing bet*  well for a successful exhibition this  fall.Krom a spectator's standpoint  it may be said that the "hatchet is  buried,"  and   buried  deeply," too.  The meeting opened with'Mr. J.. '.'.  Alolleit, the' retiring president,, taking the chair. After the chairman  had ventured an explanation why the  annual meeting had not ;been hold  before,   Mr.   R.   Ritchie   was  iiominat-  than abolish the $2 membership leeij  Mr. T. D. Mansell followed'M  Lu.ndy'. Ue gave bis most ciU.hfj|  ins tic- support of Mr. Luncly's ���������', cot"  tention. Mr. Maitsell said ho'thef  g-ht that the plans and schemes i;j  the retiring officers would be irvl  trated this year. He moved that. l,i|  fee be abandoned.  Immeditely    upon    Mr.  Mansell  ed secretary  of the      meeting.      The ; sinning his seat, Mr. Ward,  the tr(;j  secretary     read  the    ���������minutes  of  the ' urer, sprang    to his'feet.     In an'<;  than    a iiiiarter of     a  mile distance, j ]im i0lls  anniial  meeting, Which   were  citable  manner    he  characterizext t:  iddick's adoptrd. After som������ report's were' words of the precooding speakers ||  submit|.*d, the election of officers ' untrath-fui. Mr. Ward-said"tha , pi?  was proceivded  with. i had been concocted by -.some igt'Or^P  For prcKidcnt Messrs. G.  Scott and ' gontlemen.       He said  tbe respli.ti^  and the land   ly   iny   between  Junction  and     Sc.ith   \Velliiii;ton  lately  been  logged.  Mr. Muir, manager of tin  mil  has  was:  iu the     city today    and Ivoexpects Willi. \v.  Rullock  wore nominated   but  '��������� had  been  passed, - expecting the praj  have  the mill  in  full  operation  some   both     declined    the  honor.      Finally, from 1fie provincial government,  tin..' next, week. [\|r.   p.      p���������rvis  was    nominated  for'    Mr.    J.     A.   Harrison     vigovouj. I  The   capacity   of  the    mill   will  be ��������� president.      No  other  nomination  be- scored Mr. Ward's remarks.     He st  about    forty   thousand    feet  per day.' im;     presented,    Mr.   Purvis  was de- the    association      would  lament  t  | The   company     has about   2-l,(Hio,ii()U jdaivd elected.      He accepted the hon-  day    they     passed the harmful vej |  |ftvt     of liimb������.-r   in sight,  which  will|0r extended  to him with many smiles   lation.  the  childnen      while    the    Christmas j fev.jVe    them     a   two year's supply of  Subsequently Mr. O.  Hotel  was elec-     Mr. Purvis then took the floor,  tive wa������     being lit,up.   He was sue-   limber a,s  the company  intend  work-  ted vice-president,  Mr.   S.  Ritchie as would   not    support   the motion,  'oiind  himself  tiraggcxl . ing night and day.     An electric light  secretary,    and     Mr.      A-.    Ward  as . oppose  it.     Mr.   Purvis   was    roalr'l  cessful   till   he   f  from   the room hy several  liven.      He  inquired   am-rily     what    was    up. "  "You've bitten  (tie calf of the Yieer-  ine's    leg,"    they  said,  home swiftly.  system     will    be  iiisWdled   short!  allow   of hhe  night   work.  ninning      full   blast,  When  to   treasurer.  And.now the excitement commenced  between   The chief discussion  was ghout tho  He went'sixty and seventy  men  will  be give-dowering of tlie membership  feo from  employment. $2 to 91 a year.   Mr. B. Lundy firs.   [ meeting will be held  on March  l'7j  Harrison and some others here ejj  changed hot words, so. tho chairm.1  intervened with the object of paci|;|  ing them, but it was of   no avail/lj  <r,i.. DAILY LEDGES  IHE DAILY LEDGER  Published   every  day except Sunday.  ,������*"        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFJit GB AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ���������0 cents  a month;    SS  per  year   In  advance.     AdTertLsiag rates oo ap-  ���������I teat ion.  TUESDAY, MARCH 0,1906  THE   PRIZE     RING  Gwon,    who   qommeiits On  Current  Affairs^    "from a. Woman's  Point of  View,"  in   the    News  Advertiser, ev-  ���������   ery   week,    makes a,few ,remarks on  the  dcatJi,    through   injuries   received  in    the prize     ring of ..-Tenny'    last  - week.     She has put into print what  without    doubt  the   majority of her  sex think of boxing contests as they  are carried    out at the present, time.  Gwen's  article is as follows:  Which is lhc-. worst; cruelty to animals, or cruelty to human beings?  Oneday we read of a local teamster  kicking his horses almost to death;  and we feel that nothing short of  ''as'good as he gave" in the form of  a sound thrashing,', would serve to  make this 'brute: of a man treat his  poor dumb animahj with  humanity.  Thc iic.\t day We read of one man  dclilK'rat&h' killing another man in  cold-blooded .premeditated fashion in  the prize ring���������anu ,somc' people call  this sport���������this hideous, fiendish, bru  taL butchery, as real *ml wilful a  murder as ever committed:' Talk of  bull hgl.#, a prize fight is'-a-fight'o-f  two brutes applauded bv hundreds of  other brutes, and termed-sport in a  Christian country! '    -  Will Neil be tried and habgc-d as a  murderer, and will: Tenny's seconds^  ���������Ik* arrested' as accessories to the  crime? Most likely not..���������' And next  year we will hear of;Neil milling- or  maiming another .victim to the thunderous applause of a delighted audience. Wc shudder, at-the. lives' sacrificed in olden times "to make a Roman holiday.  What of the men sent insane, blinded,  lamed   or   nnurde'red to -make a TJso  nian' holiday?  And yet these are men in Vancouver thait uphold such 'godless sports  But the won.cn, thank God T have  yet to find the .woman whose very  soul does not shrink at t'he mere  thought of the battered limbs, bruised flesh and bleeding bodies of'the.  Prize ting, and -who:-would not uso  every e(i'o;t in her power to obtain  legislation to prevent such heathonis  ish brutality.  CHINA WARLIKE  London, March, 5.���������The commander of tho Chinese Army has stationed four batteries of field artillery at Chin Chow*, Province of  Hunan, on the Yuen river,^ sunder  pretense bandits are approaching  Tbis artillery guards the northern  approach to the "capital, catting the  Caravan route from Manchuria to  Pokin. He is also sending eight  batteries of rapid firing- gum-  to Shuntfu under the pretext that,  a secret society there is exhibitin.-  unrost thus guarding the sole approach to the capital and cutting  thc   I-iankow-Pekin     roads. Yuan  Shi Kai contains 26 ..modified  ICrupp guns, the ���������most. modern pic  ces in China, at the hunliui!  park three  miles     south   of   Pekin.  SUICIDE    IN      VANCOUVER  Vancouver,     March,      5.���������An       un  known man   was    found     lying-     un-  'der  a  tree      over at    North        Vancouver   'on   Sunday     night    with his  throat     cut   from  car  to  ear. Ti  was   evidently  a    ca'.se      of      sui-dck  38 DAVID SPENCER������������������^ f  n"111      (NJanaimo) Ltd  MMe9_-e-_e___������__i__M_______M_M_-_j_d-__wa__-_-_-_-_n_--������i-^  Always Leading!  Every day adds to our already large collection of beautiful  new goods. Our styles conie direct from the Sources of fashion, and tli oughts of Sjiriiig .seem to be fairly woven, into the  new fabrics.' It is a great pleasure t0 present to tlie public  such an exceptionally, choit'e selection of Spring .Merchandise  where q;?a'lity, style and price are s0' evenly blended that it  makes buying a pleasure, TAKE ADVANTAGE, OF OCR  CONFINED STYLES. THEY  COST NOMOKE    '.''    '''.���������'.:���������      ���������  WM. MUNSIE, President  rv-   -toi  J.  W.   COBURN,   -*  ������Tnlepu-;n<*-/i''.  The   Ladysmith'  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADYSMITH���������Shingles   _  Speclalt;-  ���������.Manui'tt'T'itor"    oi���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Ced-tr Lumber. Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Smeoncd   and   Klin   DrM   Floortnp;    and   FiRiBfclns     Luto***   la    Stock  Bquimalt   & Hmmmo Railway  Time  Table No. 51  prn TAILOR-MADE CLOTHING  To te the  interesting feature  for  to-morrow's showing.    They  are good 'because they arc the celebrated  Northway Garments.  Ladies' Tailor Made Suits made ' of Light Gray Homespun'  Tweed (the latest material) Eton Coat, Pleated Front, Back  and Sleeves, Skin, has side pleats, trimmed with .Crochet' Buttons and' Tabs���������a Nobby style and .'������������������''Northway'-' means perfect Jit. ' : .���������  The Suit..:..  $22.50  2fe  Ladies' Tailor Made Suits    tht*-    "Celebrated     Nonhway   Gar-'  hiciits similar style to.  '''    Uic   al������vc. b.ut    made of a fine pure  wool Venetian Cloth in Navy or Cir.en.  The Suit..    :$25.00  c7Vj\. 4EY  TALKS���������  AS  LOW) TO US   AS   ANY9NE.  IF. YOU ARE PAYING CASH  FORYOUR  MKAT  YOUR   DOLLARS  W  ILL   G9  FURTrlltR   IF   YOU   BUY 1-TiOM   WS  ,    ��������� Our Gash S������.css Cannot 3s Usatea���������������������������t���������  PA IV  .-a.   Sam  L  &_.  *****  KET  ST1JAM   HUATtfD  TOt  KURN1S1IKB ROOMS  B\R SUPl'LI-HD WITH    1 1 I  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIG4R!*  A. J. McMURTRie, 1'roprletor  LADYSMITH, B. C  Newly fitted tip and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  Kimble,    of'��������� JJobcaygeon,   Ont.,    who  hixd .been  staying-     at    s a clown  down    hotel  for  about a     fortnight  tie had  bcciidi'inking.  . ,���������-,  FOR COAST  DEFENCE  Washington,. '��������� March, 5.��������� rresident  Kopscvelt soot a 'message lo 'Congress today accompanying plans  for coast defense; prepared by a  joint "board of army and naval  officers ..iris which he .emphasized the  necessity ior ���������further defenses and  reviews tlie history of ���������defon-'  sive * works  in  the  United   States!  The  president    calls     special   attention   to   the   recommendation      ot  the board       that     the entrance     t()  Chesapeake  Cay      bo added     to   the  ���������list   of  places in the   United . Stales  to  be  dcifended.     He' says   the     insular'.'"''possessions ... can   not   ",    'b<-  longer  neglected  if  the; United States  desires  to   hold   them.  " Defenses  are   recommciidod   for Manilla     iiay  Pearl   Harbor,      Guantanmo,   Guam,  San   Juan,   and -ilpnoltilii,      because  of   their     strategic   locations-        Ue  fences  are  recommended      for en  trances   to   the Panama;' Canal.      Iv.  his  letter  transmitting  tho       report  of the board to,the   President,    Secretary   of  War,   Taft   says   that        thc  Board  estimates  the     cost   of    coin  pleting    the   defenses   - at ' $50,878,-  399,   or  $22,896,060     less  than   th,  sum proposed       by  thc Kndicolt  Boai;d.  3EN. GATACRE  PASSES AWAY  RAILROAD  DISASTER  Albuqiiiecjue, jV.M., ; March, 5. ���������  Santa Pe passenger train No'.l  West.bou was wrecked at Tol-  tj-o, .N.M., todaynincty'* miles west  of here. Eleven .''persons'' were injured, several seriously. Five cars,  including . one tourist,'.:., left the rails  Ilie private car ot Mrs. Paul Molten, wife of the President of the  Equitable. Life Assurance Co. was  in the train but did not leave  the track and Mrs. Morton escaped with a! severe shaking, J.  Saunders, of Albuqueque may ditf.  The others injured were Mexican.-*.  Spreading  rails caused the.    accident  PORTLKND HOTEL  Trail.*  leave, Lad yainith  for Victoria and  all  intermediate stations'  at  9.1������ a.m. daily,  and at  -.to*p.ai. oa   Wednesdajs,     _jat������jrdaj*_   and   Sundays. ;/  Trains  leave Ladysaiitk for Wellington  and  all  intermediate stations  at  11.57  a.m.- daiiy,  aad  at ������.���������������  p. ru.   ra   W'ed'ie days,   Saturday!     aad  i        i _ ,  , Exct-'sion Tickets  .... ON SALE TO  AND  FROM ALL STATIONS  !_* . ?,r .������������a8'I������ur������������7 Saturdays and Sundays, reluru.ng not later thaa  tie f������U������wint Mertay.  -Steamer Josn���������-  Sails frora Ladysiaith Ior Vanco uver every Saturday at 6.00 a.m^ a������d  returainj- sails freaa ,Vaac*uvar     f������r   Ladysmilh at 2.3i) p.m.  Cm. Fart aa4 '; (.overiaeM* Stra������t������.,  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Di������t.   Frt. ic Paw. Agt.  BAV1#'MYN_H., Propriaiwr.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  This  Hotel ha*    been  completely    Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  Jj. renovated.  HOTEL-    PRETORIA  JOHN TtfA, Proprietor  liar Supplied  with  the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: >: ���������< Ladysinith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.  IT DEFIES  COMPETITION  WATSON'  S  in thc opinion of the coroner's jury  the knife with which tho deed was--  done being found close beside tho  corpse. A red rag had _e2n tied  lo the branch of a tree as if to  draw attention to thc spot.  Suicide   has been identified as ' Guv  London.  March   fi.   ...The   death      is,  announced   this  morning     of        Maj-,,  William     Forbes  Gatcacre     aged  (*'{!���������  years.      Gen  ���������Gnlecare  served      wii.li ���������  distinction   in      ihe   Soudan   but  his'I  persistent   ill   fortune     in   the     Boer!  war'   dimmed   his  reputation ���������   as  soldier.  11  OIL WELl.  BURNING  A business man's rainy day  or u'alei'proof Boot without, syt  equal. Ask to see them at  your 'dealers.  I 169. Men's Tan  Chippewan   Veal  Kip  Waterproof Boots  ��������� Hand made and brass rivetted,  have single sole and slip, celluloid eyelets and hooks. This  Boot will give you satisfaction  MANUFACTURED  BY  Canlcy.   Kan..   March   S.���������The     gas'  well   oi*   the  Xew   York    Oil and  Gas Company, .saiil io bo a Standard Oil corporation is burning  more furiously than ever. and its  roar can be lu?iirr.l for miles. The  well is four and n half miles south  west of Gnney, in (he Cherokee- mil  ion,   and   has   been   blazing since  February 2:i, when it was struck  by   lightning.  The dames reach more that 1-.'<0  feel, in the, air. and consume, it. is  estimated, 1 50,000,000 cubic of feel.  of gas per .day. Tlie mouth of  the well is fight feel, in diameter  and tho bore ���������\ the Wcll is being:  increased by the expulsion o'-  rocks, which nrc  high   into  the   air.  A   rock   weighting  shot  from   the   well  ed   1,000   feet,   nway  smother  the   fire   wilh  steam  failed   completely.      nnd   tho  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comlcJfrt-  aMy furnished and the bar is up-to-  d-te. Rates J1.00 a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  _>pla_aii> '���������>���������" '*���������* -���������"���������-��������� '���������**' ^^'lyr.-siiliK  THE JONES HOTEL  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Ran;? $1.25 suid$1.50���������  Free bu*5 to all steamIvmt landinn anc  railway dcprnt.     Electric, care eve y fi .'<  minutes  to nil part, ol   the cily.  and table! unexcelled.  Ha  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER  B, C  I  TNC ���������OHfORTMLt WAV.  TO FBRNIB,   B. C.  Read SOW- Read Up  9 p.m. I������v. Victoria Arr. 4-oo.p. '**���������  8.oo p. ������. Lt. Seattle Arr. ������).������o a.m.  9.21 p. m, Arr. . -Everett Arr. 7.3* a.ni  9.30a. ra. Arr. SPOKANE Arr 7.45 p.iu  6.25 p.m Arr.   Rexford   Arr :2.3a p. iu.  I.io p, at, Ar. Kike Arr. 10.42 a. in.  9.00 p.m.   Arr.    Ferule   l.v.9.55 a   iu.  ONE NIGHT  To ������������ KMtway PaibU  TWO   NIGHTS  IV   Winnipeg t������������l St. Paul  . Close Connectioas  For     Chicago. Toronto,  Montreal and L  All Points East & West  Acetyl eRe.    Lighted     Cars.  Family- Tourist Sleepers.  Palace'Sleeping Cars  '   Dtniag ., Cats (Meals a. la  . Carte).  Library,Observation      Cars  Througfa     tickets and baggage checks to all points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets, maps, berths  reservations aad complete  information eaii on or address.  S. fit. Yorkes  A.G.R.A.  SaattU  i!  E. It. Stephen  g:a.g.n. Ry  Victoria. B.C.  Cor.  4  SKET OFFICE  Government and Yates Sts.  VICTGIliA, B. c  -Transcuntinent-.l  ���������Trains Daily���������  4  ���������WHITE   COOK���������  and  ���������AVIIITE   LABOR���������-  Employed. Oui j'  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATAORS   STREET-     Ladysmith.  ii  GALEDOh  Leads Them  INEQUALITY  \r  All  :o:-  R. P. R1THET,  & Co., Ltd  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanairno, B. G.   -.  Jas.R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Strictly First Class  Buildiij.  Modern  and  Fire Proof  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, ':���������: :-:   -   .���������:. :  B.C  WANTED���������By Cfcicago wb������lesale  house, special representative (������t_n or  woman) for cack province ia Caaada.  Salary $20 99 aad atpmses pai^  weekly. Expense Rioacy advamced.  Business successful; positian permanent. No investment required. Fre-  vious experienca aot essential to engaging.  Address Maaager, .132 Lake Street,  Chicago,  IM-, U.S.A.  T H B OI TY M 7* R K6T  R. Williamson Prop  ������st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C,  M. J. HENRYS  NURSERIES,   GREENHOUSES AND SEED  HOUSES  1010 Westminster Road,  Heaitqtiartors for���������-  PACIPIC OKOWN <J_r_e_. Held  ������������������d flawer SEED*   <  tor diatriWuttc*. ;  Large' stock   of Heat  OrowB FRUITi aad OR-  NAMMNTAL     TREES  now naturai for Spriaj.  No expensa,' Is*, or   delay 0. fumigation or in-  s������������etio������. .'  Let me nrice your list  kefore placing your   order. OcoMhoust Plants,  Floral Pankagos. Fcrthli'  zers, etc.  3#1������ WenU-ninst** rleU.  VANCOUVER, B.  C  ONE    IS    THE      "NORTH  COAST  LIMITED."  ���������TJie electric -lighted train to  the East.  Ticl.cls on sale io all Eastern and Southern points at  LOWEST Rales. Up-to-date  Pullman nnil Tourist Sleepers  on all trains. , Dining Car  MMvico Unsurpassed.  Steamsnip Tickets on sale to  and from all  European Points.  Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  For further particulars call  or    write     tlie ollice.   'Phone  Main '156.  A.    D.    Charlton,   A.Cf.P.A.,  N.P.,   Portland, Ore.  E.  E.     Blackwood, general  agent, Victoria, B.. C. '  2������ <���������������������  Are You  Going East  Then he sure your tickets read   rtni  the  . : 'V.  DUNDEE--  filSKY  Sco'lands Best.  PAINT1NO,        PAPEKHANOING  ETC.  VTork done properly and at ri _->> ���������  prices. A fun line of Wah Paper,  and Painter's Supplies Residence en  Reberte Street  j. B.   SMITH.  Prn,.  ^._.+.^H^*���������^���������M~^4���������'^+*'^+'^������������������l������������������^������������������^���������^*^���������*���������l*������������������M'*4'���������^���������^���������^*'^���������l*���������^^'���������t���������*  ���������ljL'iiig  thrown  twunly   pounds  f.odn.y    flcscijnd-  El'i'orts l.o  "n n Vf>.  pi fi n  of   cloKing   the  nol.   fpasihlc.  wcll   willi   a   hood    is  m nuDsons m (o.  Sole Agents for JB. C.  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  I PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works eit  LADYSMITH,    .  C.  *  t  t  I DUNCANS STATION.  Vancouver Island, D, G.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager.  T"T_---r  I! you llko������������������  A  siueeth,  e&iy  afcave,   aa evea,  well-fini-ked --.beard trim, a good  baMi. er a stylish Hair-cut.  feu will ge to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAKIORS  HIGH STKKET.  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the PacifU  Coast.  THE.   SHORTEST     LINE, TH*^  FINEST TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST:  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.' PAUL,   <_>___.  L'AOO,    OMAHA,    KANSAH  ���������t'fiv  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information. ask your  'ocal agent or write,  F- W, PARKER  O-dueral   /gtt-M.,  ���������720 2nd Ave., Seatftln.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  GEO YUEN  Ladysmith  Merchant Tailor  _a___-*ta-r-.*H-B������M_MK_nM-aM-_aa_-Maaa____---Bf  ���������^       FT8  B. C.  Cor, 5th. Avenue & Badaa Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at. any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  LADYSMLITH BAKERY  CHOICE    CAKES    AND   PASTRY  ALWAYS    FRESH'ON  HAND  Wedding    Cakes Made   to   Ordm*  PRl.'lTS   AND    CANDIES  OF ALL  KINDS,    FRESIT    BREAD  EVERY   DAY  'Prices    are     Very  Reasonable.      All  Customers  are Treated Alike.  HQJ������ L-9S A CO.  QN THE ESPLANADE.  CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY  Mannfft������tnren of the Pamoui  CUBAN RLOSSOn  None bu   Uaioa I*������bor   Employed  n.J. BOOTH, Prop       |  .1 >.Dea era In  Pianos and  Organs-..  Ladysn-j'ili, B.C  Dr. Dier caa be fouad at anytime  at hie ������������������������. ���������, ������a_ae_a at. W������ *������,,  tal work is s������*������'Mi<>Mi t������ fee fwt-  elaes aad rates reasoat&fcih ut.  HILBERT  mmmmmmmmmvi MMM  THE DAIL,Y|LEDGER  +~i^~r^.i.m.l.*.l.4.l.m.l**+<:������l>*>l*-l-^^ ���������  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO  /Manufacturers of the  B. C.  In   British Columbia ?  Lager  Beer   and Porter      Guaranteed   Brew  d from the Best Canadian Malt   Run   Hops    ������  ^'l���������^^���������������^>������K<���������^���������^^������^^������^l^���������^I^���������^I^������^I^���������^^������������������^���������^I^^������^^���������  i LAD/SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  io  in urn  t&XSm  PIANOS,      ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     rUKNITURK MOV-  ED PROMPTLY A  ND SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Lac? yemith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   thr  A. J. WASKET, PROP  ������^+.M-++44������ + ++4+^*-������+-������^-*^������+4-*"������-++"������������-������l>������ ������������������������������������������������������ ��������� ������������������������������������������������������+"������  Drilling Machines,  Hade to order and Repaired at short    notice.   Drill Sharpened by  n������ <-  - i , ,,.  ways gives satisfaction. Picks hand! ed and repaired.;  Ships mi thing    in   aJ1    its   Branches  Horseshoers and Genera* Blacksmiths.  ���������   R. LAWSON  Buller Street '���������-     -    - '    -  Ladysmith, b C  c  *  t  i  f  i  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY. "  DAVID JOHNSON  "LADYSHIT     *  * PHONE 66  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and a irk far 5 il������  SEE J.   KEMP.  OR LEAVE    ORDERS, WITH  - W. CARTER,-  FIRST AVENUE PHONE  6-0  W. SILER  GENERAL hXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  W������RK PROMPTLY   P'  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  UNITED   ANCIENT      ORDER   OF  DRUIDS  Meets   in the 1' O   0 -F. Hail, La-  Wellington Grove  No.  4 U.  A. 0. D  uysmith,    the   Second   and  Wednesdays of each month, commeno  Ladyemith Temple No.  5  Rathhone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   and   _th Tuesday  at   7.30   p.m.  Mrs.  Kate Tate secretary.  AFFLICTED  WITH   RHEUMATISM  "I was and, am yet afllcted with  rheumatism,"'says Mr. J. C. Bayne,  editor of the Herald, Additigton, Indian Territory, "but thnnls to Cham  berlain'" Pain Balm am able once  fourth more to attend to business. It is the  best    of     linanients." Ii troubled  with rheumatism     give Pain Balm a  lag Wednesday. IRth.. 1905. . .  Visaing Druids     are invited to at-"..trial and you are certain to be more  ttnd.  By Order.  WM. RAFTER, Reef Secty.  PATRICK MIRK. N. A.  than pleased with the prompt relief  which, it affords. One application relieves the pain. For sale by Ladysmith Pharmacy.  J. PIERGY & CO.  Manufacturers Of.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC.  WHOLESALE DRY GOOD  VICTORIA, B. G.  .SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST flUNINO  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased at $10 par acre for soft, eoal aad  $20 for anthracite. Not mere than  320 acres caa be acquired by ���������_������ individual or company. Royalty at the  rate of ten oeata per ton ef Vi.OQe  peunds shall be collected on the  gross output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate ia  granted upon payment ia advance of  $7.50 per annum far an individual,  aad frem $50 to $100 per a"������um ,or  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 *_ 1,500 feet. The lee for ie-  cerding a claim is  $5.00  At least $ItO must be expend&d on  the claim each year or paid   te  tli'  ���������lining recorder in lieu thereof. When'  $5f0   has  been expended   er  paid, the  locator  may,   upon  having  ������survey  made, and upoa eomplying with other requirements,  purchase  Ihe land at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides t������r the payment of a royalty ef 2| per ceat tt_  the Bales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases to dredge for gold of five utiles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of the Minister of the Intsrior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation within one setson from the  date of the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river teased. Royalty at the rate  of 2J per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister  of  the  Ta  "Vler.  Moscow, March, 0.���������A boldly plan  liC'd attempt on the life ol! vico-  admiral JJoubasolf, Governor General of Moscow, and member of  the council of the Umpire wasfrus  (.rated todays The would be a-s-  sassian   was   a   woman      and hei  method was practical I j- lhe same  as that of the woman who attemp  tod     the   life  of   vice -admiral   Chou-  ri  kin, on Feb. 9. Representing that  she came from personal friends, she  gained, admittance to the chancellory, but her agitation attracted  tho attention of an aide, who  noticed particularly the luxurance  .of   tive   woman's   hair   which was  coiled  high upon   her  head. When  .-ihe   was   interrogated     she   attempt*  ed   to flee  but  was  seized     and seal'  died,    and   a'.small     bomb    was (lis  covered     concealed   in   her    tresses.  The   identity    of   the   woman has  not   been  established.  ATHLETICS  Oxford, Eng., Alarch, 5.���������American  Rhodes scholarship captured three  firsts nnd one second in the Oxford  field sports today.'- In the high  jump V. M.: Bung-, of South Dakota was first making 5 feet (V*  inches. young was first also in  the broad jump, clearing 22 feet  W.   13.   Schi'itt,    of Cornell  EFFECTS If  INSURANCE  iniMiin  100.  New   York, March,   5.���������Fully  000 hoider.s of policies in lhe four  big- insurance companies have surrendered them as a direct lvsuli  cf the recent exposures of croo'k  ed management. All of these had  paid premiums for not less than  three years. On an average they  had pawl premiums for between [o iv  and  Five years.  Then vertigo face wtlue of Ihe:-"'  policies was $2,500, yet the uv  t^-age amount refunded by the company was under S200 for em h  policysurrendered. The reduction in  life insurance carried by the fom  companies "is known "In bo wry  large from this class of policies a-  lone.  Toronto, March. !">.���������C'ont ro'i-'r  Hubbard said this morning- he had  information pointing* ' to government legislation to be introduced in the month of March, whim  would be a practical revolution in  the liquor Licenses' situation in  Toronto. fees will be immediate  ly   increased.  ARMY   SCANDAL  Pretoria,   March, ,">.-��������� Extraordinary  testimony   shoiving       haw      millions  mi Known  IMPRESSIVE  FUKtlL OF VICTIM  IF ICCIDEIT  ��������� ���������' ������������������������������������M III    III  I   II T  Denver,    Colo.,   Mareh,  5.���������It    da-  i  vet aped today that George A. l-.-t-  tibone formerly a member of t!i������  Western Federation of Miners, now  und������t* arrest in Idaho charged \v;r_t  the murder of Dormer Governor  Vy      Steiinenberg,     furnished thc Str  afing  in  was  m.'n  Ioi!  Paris,  Mareh,r 5.���������M.   Raddiguoi  !.i-m .&(.,        haj   forfeit ed   hi, \  as  a result     of his expeiiments  radiography.     Mr.      Hadiguet  well known    among     scientific  ancl   after years   of  unremitting  had   just      begun     to gather    in  the  fruit     of his   ]abor.s.  lie was engaged in studying an  unknown substance, and while attempting to ascertain its elVecis  and benefits was injured! in Untight arm. The flesh dried up, but  one day a wound showed it sell  on the finger which nothing could  heal. Gnngerne set in, and the  doctors decided  to  amputate the fin-  TfiNNY-NIEL  FIGHT A FAKE  of  dollars   were  stolen      from  Hi'itish      go\ eminent,      wilh  was first   connivance  of  scores     of  army  the  the  ��������� ;ii-  tK-  iias  Toronto, March, 5.���������Hanwell, th...:  defaulting crown bank teller 'ami  his wife wore; remanded this mor.i  ing until' Monday ne\t at i:  stance  of  Crown   attorney   Carey.  iu   thu  mile   run,   time.   4   niin,    US;   tiers,       has   boon   presented     to  seconds.       Albert     M.   Stevens,       of   war stores   commission   whicli  Williamontic,   Conn.,     took      second   been  sitting-   for  several   months,  place      in   the  hammer  throwing eon .     Some  of   the  men    whose       names  test. , have   been   tarnished      by'   'he       rev  elations were mentioned in dos-  I patches for beroism dining the recent war, others are, prominent, business men here aiul in 10nglan.il,  while otheis fire petty army officers, and even "Tommy At.,. ne*_'-'  who were bribed ^to aid in th<*  plans of the contractors and arm;.'  officers.  It i.s noteworthy that among  those who profited ihe most were  locul British firms and individual  -Englishmen,    who   before   the w.ir  were busiest in proclaiming ll.c-  11 cuer government corrupt, and who  took a leading part of the propaganda which eventually led io  war.     <*   n ���������  THOUSAND  HOMELESS  FOR CHIN^-Sli. WATERS.  Londonn, March, (5.���������According to  Daily Telegraph. Japanese residents  of China has requested protection,  and sending wrwships to Chi nose  waters.  A   FAVORITE  REMEDY   FOR   BAI  HIES  It's   pleasant     taste    and   prompt  cures have made-Chan*:" fcilaiirs Cough  Remedy a favorite with the mothers  of small    children.     It quickly cures  their coughs    and colds  and prevents  any  danger   ' of pneumonia or   other-  serious     coH'S-.e-rucnccs.       It not only  cures cvoup,   but when given as soon  as tha croupy cough appears will pie  \ent   lhe attack. For sale by La-  dj smith Pharmacy. *  San Fiancisco, March, .���������'.��������� Tho Bulletin todav says: ���������'Harry Ttmny'.s  tragic death, after his battle with  Frank ic -Veil, was the result of a  bold fake. The young pugilist was  not in any condition to fight. lit;  was not. examined bv\ a( physician  The mysterious Doctor Dai* is only  a myth. These iacts w*ere exposed  this evening ' by Frankie 11. Neil,  and his second John Frayne, both  of whom declaie they saw no physician prior to the light, ami rhat  Neil was not examined in accordance with the law. Criminal prosecution may result. The police  are holding lhe alleged certificate  of    "Dr.   Dav,"'as evidence."  Tho special revival services which  are being-held in ihe Wallace .sued  Methodist church waits resumed  iast niglit wilh a large attendance  present. J<ev. A. jkv. McLeod delivered an ellecUve address, the  choir rendering several choice select ions. Tonight's address will  be jjneii by the pastor and will  be lor the _oimg- ladies, \Vhile tomorrow night's addiess, will be  foi- the 'benefit of young men. Al  tonight's moating Mr. Letcher will  sing one of Mr. Alexanders spec  iul pieces, "Tell .Mother l"i 'be  there. '*���������.  The, I'iinerul    of   the    late llenr.-,  Toininori, a native of Finland whose  diiiuth nvsultfd from an unfortunate accident in Protection mine on  Thursday last, took.1 place yesterday  afternoon from llifbterl's uiriL'rtuiv  ing parlors to the Nanaimo Cemetery.  Several hymns were sung in the  parlors ������Jy fellow countrymen of the  deceased, after which the funeral  '���������oriejjjewos accompanied to the rem  etery     by     a   large number      of  of tlie deceased's friends fellow work  men, headed by the Silver Cornet  band.  AI,    the   mines   of     the    Nanaimo  company !.were   idle    as   a   mark    of  respect   to the  sad   death    of the deceased,     ancl  as   a  result    the       em  ployees   turned   out    en  masse to  show their last respects to a fellow   workman.  The   burial  ser\ ices   were    conducted   by  the  H_v.   A.. M.   Sanford,   the  Coeur D'Alene miners with  ririe- and ammunition with whi-h,  io carry' ou their warfare during  I he memorable 'bullpen, campai ������n  in  Idaho some  years  ago.  SAILING FOR EUKOPi:.  New York, Match, 5.���������It became  known today that Jas. H. Hyde,  formerly vice-president of. the Lc_-  uHabile Life Assurance Society, as  well as Richard A. McCurdy, formerly President of the Mutual Life  Insurance Company before sail Tig  for  Em-ope  some  time   ago made  a  written    .promise        to '   disiiiet  Attorney Jerome  11 return     to  the  United  Spates  any,time their      presence wqt dtsired.  CLYDE LINER  GOES ASHORE  pall   beai'i  jrs  being:       Messrs,  K  Maki,    H.  Valley,    (\V.    Jurvi,  M.  llaapala,  J.     Saterpakke and  N.  Korpala.   o   ALWAYS      KEEPS        CIIAMBEK-  LA1NS  REMEDY   IN ffiS HOL'HB  "We   would not  he  without (.ham-  bcrlain's Cough Remedy,     lt is kept  on    hand   continually  in  our home,"  says W. W.: Kearney, editor of the Independent,    Lowry  City,   Mo.      That  is just  what every  family should1 do..  Whew kept at hand "ready for instant  use,  a    cold   may he   checked at fie  outset and    cured in much less tine  than after     it has ,hecome settled in  thu    system..      This remedy is also  without a peer for croup in children,  and will prevent the attack when ���������liv  en    as soon     as the child  heconus  ,  hoarse,    or     even   afler     the croiny  cough appears, which can be done only when the remedy  is kept at hand.  For sale by Ladysmith Pharmacy.  ���������  NANAIMO  NOTES  X  Any  Kind  of  Job  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  the  LEDGER  Office  Rome, March, 5.���������The partial des  truction Sunday morning- of the  villiage of Taveronin, which .stood  on the high cl ill's bordering Lake  lseo,   in   ihe   province   of Brescia.,  by the fali of the cliffs into, the  lake was made complete today  what had remained of the village  being swallowed by the lake. Th>-  inhabilants .if which there aie  1,000 who had taken refuse at a  distance from iho lake are destitute and in terror lest further  calamity befall them. The gov-,  ernment has sent supplies for  their  immediate   needs.  Wilmington,     X.   C, March.j-Whil-  proceeding  to   sea   Saturday      evening,   the   Clyde  Liner   Steamer    Ku-  vahoe,   Capt.   F.   J.   Hale,   was    driven   ashore  on   Middle shoal. Unsuccessful   efforts   were   made b.  the.   LI.  S.   revenue   Cutter   Seminole,  the.   tujjst  Marion  and  Blanche,     and  the  steamer   Comptou      to iloat   tlu*  \es.sel .Sunday,      and  agpin      totia\  with  the  further     assistance   of    the  tug'Astral.     The  vessel      is     drawing   17   feet        of   water      and is  hard ashore   in       seven       feet         at  low   water.     The  cargo,     principally  lumber  and   naval  stores    is      being  lightened  and   a further attempt will  be   made   to   float     the     vessel      at  high   tide  tomoirow.     The vessel    is  in   no peril.      Seymour     Merrill,      of  Wilmiiifi'Um.   vas   the  only  passenger  aboard  tug  returned     to   here  FRUSTR A rED PL AN  TO BLOW UP JAIL  Mrs. Ralph Smith was saying  good bye to friends last night, and  left this morning for Vancouver,  where she will join her husband.  Mrs. Smith/says life at the capital  is not what those unaccustomed to  it might imagine, and while it  i.s to a certain extent enjoyable  there i.s toiler mind no place so  pleasant as home. She was ac  companied to the Joan last evening by a large party of friends  who joined in wishing her a pleas  ant      voyage  and   safe   return  home  ALAS FOR POOR TRAY!  An unfortunate dog, neighbors,  nnd indignant lodgers,made life uncomfortable for a little while last,  night, especially for the night clerk  of ihe Wilson. Telephone beils rung  and room bells cla-i..-d. and men  who could not sleep by reason ot  n dog's howling, were poring out  their tnle of woe, the night clor<  boldly  saliorl   forth. He       located  his quarry in a neaily empty swill  barrel, near the blacksmith shop.  \ vieorous push with a scantling,  the barrell was capsized, and poor  Trny left for home te.ioicing., and  n..u-   Ihe   qruostion of   what       ai!s  some one's dog. 'for ho vra*i in a  ie-rible plight, is no doubt being  discussed   this  morning.  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also language", drawing ia pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte an������ roeal lessons Riven in classes or individually.  UISS  BERTRAM,  ladysmith. B   U.  Dr. R. B. Diet  Surgeon Dentist  .11 work guaranteed, and at reasi  ablt*- ratM.  R_K������K)EM������E AN������ OFFItE  Gatacre St. Ladysmilh  OPEN   AT  ALL H'H'RS  NOTICE  Prom     this date  tbe  u_������lersignH  will  not be responsible  fsr  any ir  debtedness     incurred except on       '  written order sijrned by tha sscrsta'v  Rowland Maehin.  V.   I.  EXPLORATION & DKVET  OPMEMT CO.. LT������-  Son Personal Lfabil'tv.  Vle.tnri... B. C. Mav  IRth. 1001  HAV, GRAIN and  FARM PRODUi f  Orders  will  be delivered  any-vhr ���������  in the city promptly and at the l<~  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Wrristi������������'ii    m    -  Bsplansili.  James Warj,odr  .���������  Inl'orinal ion  source      reach-  ^^-'CH'Cs  1st Avenue  mm  Boise, March,  from a anysuerious  ed SherilT Kicholls' at .Caldwell  tonight that plans were made for  'blowing, up the county jail at that  (iliue Thursday night. The only  reason that lhe plan was not carried nut was that Ore-hard was  kept at a hotel in place of being lodged in tlie jail the night lui  staved iu I'uluwell wh'le- givifjj  eviilemv      before   the   giaud   jury.  The jail   is   a   crude structure,   veil  iv red   with   brick.      with      an       iron  roof.       It   stands   on   tin*      outskirts  of     the   town.        with    no   buildings  nearer   than      .">00   feet   oil.  both   sides.      It.   was   known      that    il would  be impossible       for   Orchard    to   re  late  his  confession      ia      one       day  and   that lie   would  remain   in   Caldwell   over  nigbt.     being   kept   in   the  same jail   wliich     he   occupied   from  the   time   uf   his   arrest   until      aftei  the   preliminary   examination.  A plan was formed to place a  large quantity of giant powder n-  gai-iist the rear wall of the building, exploding the snnie and destroying the jail and killing nil inmates. Failure was caused by  otlice.rs keeping Orchard at Mi.-"  Saretogfi hotel, guarded l>." detectives Thiele and Special Deputy  Warden     Smith.  Information    of the  nlol   that   failed    reached   the  sheriff  t.hroiich        a  telephone  message.      from   what   source it was  impossible    to       obtain., It took the first prize of $4.56, mav-  the  person  doing the   talking-  hang-. ing its value 32������  cents  an ounce.  ing up the receiver after delivering  the niessa-ge. An ollicer. sent to  look for evidence" to verify the story  i'ouiul two twenty-pound boxes oi  dynamite, but. partly concealed, a-  bout ilOO yards from the jail. l-n-  derneath the boxes were a" number of lexpliisive caps about thirty  feet of German fuse. The quantity of powder was sufficient to  blow  the   jail building   to atoms.  The belief is expressed in lioi.se  by detectives that efforts will be  made to blow up the penitentiary.  The full police force from Boise  was ordered on duty tonight. The  homes of Gov. Gooding and duel  prosecutor Hurley- ore being- pal-  rolled and u number of men sent  out to lhe penitentiary to throw  a   cordon   around  the grounds.  After a short session this morning the grand jury adjourned until  Monday morning to give the prosecuting attorney an opportunity  to draw indictments in cases where  true bills have been found-  Prince Victor Napoleon will --'liort-  ly publish in Paris a wc-rk . n Napoleon'at St.'Helena. The iii,tt-*i-ial lifs  been drawn from family papers, and  the work will throw a tc.v liohr i.**  thelast phases of the emperor's career.  Only one  fish  weighing  14  ounces,  was  caught at  Yarmouth,   FmRland.  LADYSMITH   WATER WORKS  eeBsus_e_B are requested t. sail at   the office     e_ R.berts   Street and  ���������>ay Water     Rates, between the 10th    and the 25th ef eaeh month.  Office Hours I P.M. 4.30  T.J BLAND  SUPERINTEND ENrT.  Public  Notice  Attention is called t������ the   fact that th������  Ogiivie Flour Hills Co,   Limited  makers  ef ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     hafe for some ������is_s  past been producing flour In a   vastly Improved and p-nxiM        -n.  ky tke aid of ELECTRICITY  and havi������g secured central of    all the basic pateats relating there  to, take this opportunity of a drisisj; the publls that any  orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  -win    - prosecuted.  Ogiivie Fltmr Mills Company limited  are f lie    only    a������ill������r3 in Cetarada  wkas������  Fl������  sp'Jrifi8ibjr tko EleetriclProeass  ^  i  ���������i-  / IS  ���������^$y3MH-*v  THE    DATLV    T tt^ n?  Local Items  Smoke Big B. Cigars  FOR SALE ._ ORGAN, Apply   at  "aggarl's, Esplanade.     . '.  SITUATION WANTED  A    good     gin  desires    a   place to  work.     Apply Gust Hill's S(  ,'Roberls sfrat-t..    *���������  tore,  on  NEWS MOTES  FBOM THE  MEBFIIOIT  '���������>&}���������������-? "''  _.,*-, ^  'Smoke Little IB. 'Cigars.'  Miss  Uren   was  ��������� passenger Y0"n_,-  iianno at noon. ��������� ,      .  nl1'  ���������J" E'     S,"itli eai������e up from  Uiciuainus at noon. '  Air. Oe���������. Kidd~0 is visitingin  ���������'* <")'���������   milrns   to  Crofloh  tomoi-  Mra-  ���������>���������  Tail  has been confined to  ������    '������'���������*-* on iXccb..������t of  illness  dur-  '������fi  the last day. or two.  AT  TliK      ABHOTSFORD  J ���������  S. Oudlip,  Victoria    .,;'.'..    -<.;  ���������'��������� AL-Robert son; "'Viotoria'���������'"'"'.'  '-���������   T.   Hughes,  .V'ictofia_. ,;" ������������������  A   nurnher of passengers on   board  '     no,������������������Ig   train  were* hound      f()r  t-'o.lo,,,  where they .expect  to    . be  enjPloye,   at      the  CroftoiP sLti^vA  J������'-   A.  Campbell,   of Va.icoi.ver  Was  among <he jiuniiber,'.  *?��������� i  ������'������s.   Wm.   niinterVorthis citv;i������;;  cc.vr-i   yesle.day a  telegr^i"eo������ta/���������:  '|������fi die neus   that lie.* dannhter,  Mrs  Wilson  Dunn,   who  is at, Sa.ramen.o,  1S    lyi"ff     seriously ill.'    Mrs  Ca  Jluiiler and      Air.      *,������������������  will  Ciliionuj. tomorrow.  go;   to  CRIB 13 AGE.'  A game of cri,h, io' decide tlio cliam  Pionshipof Kirst Avenue,,was payed  heU-ee,, a First Avenue businessman  ���������m<l a t racKer-jaek crib' player last  e'einng. The business man waS the  winner, and tlie identity of;ilie cracker-jack- crib player can be easily a������l  certamed. He goes the rounds, hi*  usually happy face looking verr crest  fallen. "���������'.,-"  VsS.'S.   CapiJano is     on her way to  this port from Prince' of Wales    Island  with a cargo  of. ore from     the  Omar mine for the Tyee-smelter.  ���������^        ..������.      '������������������.   ';���������  ���������S.     S. Henrietta was, in port for  hunker coal this morning.    The,'-Henrietta is on her way nortji for .another cargo of Omar ore!   Her last car-  *o  was. discharged  at Crofton,   last  'week'.         ������������������     '"...- ���������'������������������'',  ��������� (a  S.S.   Selkirk-is  in stt the transfer  wharf today  discharging ';-.,_ cargo'    of  Tacoma      ore  for.-the Tyee smelter.  The  Selkirk will  coal  here aiid pr'o-  ���������eed  to .Tacoma with matte.  ��������� ������������������'���������   ��������������������������� ;.b> .  ���������������������������'Steamer ��������� Amur,   Capt. McLeod,  arrived  at      midnight   Saturday  from  'Skagway ..and .,ni>rthern- ports;,.'. with  37  passengers.    C'ajit.  McLeod- stated  upon arrival here that.splendid  wea-  'fcher' prevailed   throughout,   the     voyage,  both north and southbound. The  Amur     passed   the  German steamer  Mariechcn,   which  was  wrecked       in  False Bay,  Alaska,  while douikI from  .Seattle to Vladivostok.   The .pincers  of,,the  Amur report that an-.-attempt  will  he-'inadc"shortly  to  float  ''.'tha  'steamer::The wrecking steamer Salvor .of-Victoria, is work*ing at     the.  wrecking and .the officials having   in  charge: the work arc '���������confident,.-   that  tlie  vessel   can, be floated.    A Juneau  company has   cliargeof the    work   of;  removing the  cargo.-.. '.',"���������������������������'���������  ���������'*.,:tiZjA* v * ..������������������.'  :--..*_���������___*'? ���������_**._.  >,i   i ���������    f    ������-^r/������������������\  '.V  *   ..^..T.rr.r**?,'*  t<  i  r  ((.   ��������� llu yi.o_    ,/Hl������  f. -**S  -     H  t������  *������ ���������   f  Smoke Big n. Cigars  Now that (he Curfew -h-v-law"' is finally made law, small boys must be  ivaro. They are indignant at Ik  nioasur,, are the-urch ns of Ladysmith, and last -./night, numljors ; of  them congio^ated bciieath . the Coimf  cil Chamber windows, and did their  last to interrupt the discussion of  1'"- Ciiy Fathers by shouting tliei  opjnions of the by-law, "Yah- pllSs  y*r old Curfew, bylaw" one voict  K'led. it was just :pUt right an.,  while the tumult was g0illg%n \,_  low the council on a motion bv Md  Malone, seconded by Ahierma,'  Campbell made the -measure law  Ihe Mgorous protests of the mob below had no weight with thb power-  that he.  LOSr���������GoId-mb Fountain Pen. Finder reluming same lo Ladysmith Lumber  Company   will  be suitably     re  ward e<].  *  Smoke Li (tie B. Cigars.  .��������������� Ali������Wlo*No0cBoTpAiYN'_rf  ��������� ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY _F_rl_F_F  ��������� Notice in "Inventive Age"      ���������Kllll  ��������� nook "How to obtain Patents" ������   || ������ ffe  i Cluirgea moderate. No fee till patent in Becnre-',.  ��������� -    betters strictly confidential.   Addreis.  f^^G.S^GERS. Patent Lawyer. Washington, 0. C.  NOTICE  The partnership existing between  C. II. Runiming and XV. E. Rumming  carrying on business in. the City of  Ladysmith, B.. C, as manufacturers  of carbonated beverages, etc., under  tin: firm name of Rumiiiing Bros!,'��������� is  hereby dissol\.?d. All ou-tstaiidi'ng  iid'oiiiils iniisl he paid to VV. E. Rimini ing, wlm will continue lhe business  nnd pay. all accounts against (lie firm  of Kiminiiiig Uros.  C.   II.   RCMiMING,'  W.  K.  HUMMING.  Dated   at   Ladysmilh   Ibis   28lb   Day I ers   of   the Northwest.   Floyd  of Feu  !IOfi.  Victoria, March , 0.���������Steanier,; ,Kana'  gwawa Maru, of: the Nippon Yusen  ICaisha line.', is due from the Orient,  The: Japanese, liner, which, with the  lyo Maru, is cohering the, Japanese  lino's service to Victoria anil/Seattle until such time as the releas*c of  tlie company's steamers in', the transport' service allows of the' fortnightly service being resumed, has a  large general cargo of iiiattiiig, tea,  silk, rice- and general -������������������Chinese ami  Japanese merchandise.    ������������������  The stcainer   Athobian,  of' the C.P.  R.   fleet, (sailed   outward   yesterday,,  not calling  at      this  port;  carrying  amongst her cargo a large shipment;  of  flour  consigned   to   ihe   Japanese  government ���������from the Cunatlian' government for the, relief of the famine-  stricken   Japanese  in   the three pre- ,  fectures  of     northern   Japan, where  thp. rice crop  failed   last season: Thc  Athenian had   a full  cargo   for   Japanese and Chinese ports, but a small  complement of  passengers.  Steamer Tartar .left. Yokohama on  Saturday for Victoria, being xue  here on  the Kith.  The Empress of Japan, on whicli  I-I.R.H.; Prince Arthur o.f Comuuiglit  is to journey 'to Victoria from Yokohama, leaves Houp^ong today for  this port, and will sail from Yokohama with the prince and his suite  on hoard the lfith.   .  :Steamer  IOmprcss of China arrived  at   Yok'ohoima   yesterday   from    this  port.  ���������. -o_ __  FOOTBALL���������  The P.-l. says:    Owing to'tin--publicity  given  the  Oregon agricultural  colieg>e      for   alleged   shady   dealings  ���������in football relations last fall, claiming she played  men  who savored     of  professionalism, 'quite  a nimuhcr ���������     of  whom   dropped   out  of college  immediately upon -the close of the      season,  there has  \yeen some doubt     at  the state university   as to how good  a  drawing-     card   their  track     team  would pr*-'e     in Seattle.'  Iii answer  to  a communication, F.   C.   Stimso  the post graduate  manager of athlilies at Corvallis,  accounts for      the  more. , important,   players, assigni(irv;-  reason .for which   they   diimped  out.  <,Dow  Walker,   flic man  who  was always good  for  his  distance through  Washington's  line or   any other place  has   accepted   a position   with       (he  Southern    Pacific      Railroad.       This  should   be a great  relief   to   the piav-  Wil"-  THEUON BRAND.  In Norfolk and  ^;3;^.iSei������.^.---;::v-----,-.--:  Fancy All-wool  Tweed  SPECIAL  $2-95 Suit  Waltcf^&  Akenhead  \\ corners Hie Crihics  A financial saving-  nothing but* ashes  in l\ie pan.  \  London, Tor������ato, Kcntreal, v.  ,1_i4_!li_U_-t.:--  iinipcg, Vancoaver, St. John, N.B.  D:'33_S0__Si_S-B-BSHBH-_-_H__B_B-J  nm  NEW  ARRIVALS  NEW MILLINIRY  LADIES' TRIMMED HATS  LADIES' UNTRIMMED HATS  anid  FLOWERS  present   a   lunai liable   Cnnlra-.t   wilhlthe sand and a panful  of it was cai- j  those   of   the     GliiuI  Tiunk  Pacilic   lied  to Uic botse.      A largo quantity  Since lhe hitler  obtained then   thai-,of golden     grains  was  noticed   m it.  -SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE. ST  LADYSMITH  tenancy "in'; the  Philippine  constabulary.  Abraham  migrated  to',Schenectady,' N.Y.; where lio is emip.loye'd  ;by  the     General "���������Electric Company  of  that     place.  Griihths.just naturally  qluit.  He   further'1 slates nearly   fifty  other students     dropped out,       but  nothing   war thought of     it,  as they  were not athletes.   ..^. '.',���������'";'  in accounting for reports -printed  ter Hit' foimcM* lia\c romjili'.lecl the  con-.truction of ju.iily '00 miles of  roan extending fiem IJ.itllcioid lo  Ednioiiioii and lui\ c now mo\cil  theii constiaction teams and gi ailing  out fits vest of the city. Then  sunoys to the Ko-Kies aie complclcil  and \\o������lc will coiiinicnce in a few  weeks. Unless   thc   inforii alion   of  The Weolv is altogi-l'h-i \\io"g, and  it', comes fiom a leliablc souice,  iheie is a probability of substantial  com-t.'iicthwi work loing oaiiif'd f.i  by the Canadian Noithciii in this  pro\iiice nc\t j eat, and moie than a  jirol ability of lailwV- coinnumifa-  tion hot ween Edmonton ancl the  Coast  dm ing   the  following   * car  Pome of  iheoc weie  washed  out aiwl  upon Icing assayed who found to l>e  gold Anolhci \isil was made to  the bottom of the well and the glit-  leiing p.i'ticlcs weie found tn be  c\ei> wheie. .\h. Doe h;.s lefusol an  ollci  of V15D0 an afie foi his farm.  The i-\( ilumenl has become intense  mid e\ei> farmei m the \illagc possessing an open well is now investigating. *Tlo sea'chjhas in .vie many  ���������sells usi'lesi  Tim.' geologual formation of the  place is simil.u to that io\e������ni������ ���������n  atea ot fiiteen square miles about  liner Kails, and aside from this  fuel nothing similai is found in. the  sia'_ ol  Miseoi'.sin  SaiiiMoiie blufls filled wilh a pecu-  liai qualih oT sandstoie aie the nri*-  vailiiig      diaraclcrislic'S' Glaciers1  OLD  WELL  IS  GOLD "MINE  Rnei   Ealls,   Wis.,   l-'eb    10��������� As Uf*  concerning the-alleged: "drunkenness.' result of  the diseo\eiv  oT  gold  iieai- ,   ,     .  ,.f .   ,. f.. ��������� ���������    '! . ,    . , ,    * ..   n       , rilcl1   tll(-^ '"  **trango rormutinns  that  immorality  and   lighting  among    our  ing smuts  in an nl"   well, the  oliei   ������' 12 ,-,,(i 5,0verii   i      i./i  f,,<  players," lie states, there are sever-; a      fluid    of a million  dollais foi   a j ' ' !_!__^' [^   al-good   reasons,   the first of" which : farm  that sold  foi   thulren   thousand,  was the .jealousy eaused  by the way, but   thiee     \eais ago hat  been made  fees paid  by the stu^'its for ^lie stai-   to a tetiicd  larnu-i   ol   this  city.  The  farm contains 225 acres and was sold  Smoke Little B   Cigars.  v W. G.Fraser  IVexhantTailor,  (1st Avenuei  Fall  Stock   on   hand. Call esrlv an  i  get; your choice  Stoves  Sunligltt Soap is hotter th_n other aoajm,  bat ib best when used in tlie 8nnlight way.  Buy Sunlight Soap and follow direction!.  NOTICE  deht.all'air were spent.  .."You know,'-' he continues, "we j to* Gieenleaf Doe foi Y(>0 per a-re*  had. in our midst a person' that for While Mr. Doe was eleiiniiig out an  three weeks prior to our trip to, atvandoiied well nn accident lesuiled  California sent daily to California; in the disco\eiy of the pie< ious met-  our plays, formations and signals. 'ai. The fasi\ was considcicd to he  That we expect that such a     person  a -ha/.uidous  one,  c's  the cuihing  bad  would be'suspected, of giving out such: i,con placed o\ei a quaiter of a Xotne is lien by u,i\en that I will  reports to the press that you have*CCnUlly ago and was Lailh lotted !���������0| he i=snopsiblo" foi imv debts con-  seen  the  last  month  or so." Wh.le 0M'ilKiulm_ the luW al a deplh ] totted m   mv name without a   wiit-  The matter  will  be. decictol by, the   of   u:,  rcC-tl a     smhien c���������\e-in caused  ten oiuei   si- ne.l   hv me  Washington board of control whether  ,.,eI1  ,n,lki,1?    Ull, ,cpaii.i t0  suddcnlv ] h      .k'uin'goCJO  or not  the  meet  will be held.  ���������, o-   RAILWAY   CONSTRUCTION  ascend       The   slide  (lis; laced   seu'ial  wagon-loaids of dnl.   ' "i'l'is  was  taken  ciul, and     while leplaeing  the  de-  i fectnc cuiLing  a secon 1 fall   of eai ih  1 advsnuth.  i\:������uch 2,   o���������  I ������!0(5.  The   Week     says'     There  is every  diseouiaged the ehoiU to leclaim   ti.-e   JVIj|   M]K]   ^   ,  St������io.  reason   to  believe  that  tl������3 Canadian   well.  U  tlure  ih Riiythmg  you    want in  , Ui������ JJiug or patent medicine line you  the Ladjsmith   Drug  Railway  Company  are  in j    rvlr    Doe  had   gnen   oideis   io t.uce  Norl-'liern  earnest in their endeavor to estab- in the well and lu\e *t Idled in dullish railway communication with the ing the spring in order to guard ag-  Coast at the earliest nossible mo- ainst accidents. But -.the" following  ment  -o-  a_H_B_=_C_=E  4-ssk_i__w.t";  NOTICE.  Onc hundred  dollars   ($100.00) 'will  be  given  to  anv   person- or'persons';  In  this  respect their  actions   day diildrcn of the farm  tenant spied .whp   wn,-givC sullicient information  to  lead  to  the conviction  of the pcr-  I'  Stoves  We  aremaking them oijthe Newest ^Pattern and_Latt  Styles., |  WE,DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK '  Our Prices are Reasona, hie <  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  ;   ' "'' J-and at L_dysmi!h[Hardware[Ccmpany  LADYSniTH   IRON & STOVE WOPKS CO���������-|.TD.t  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  MR. aud  MRS. T. J. THOMAS, 1  of   Momt SrcUer IUtel,  and of  Palace Hstel,  Nanaimo,  have  chused tht   COMMERCIAL HOTEL   oi Douglas Street, Victoria, oppose  the" city  hall,  and invite their    old  PATRONS ANB  FRIENDS TO VIS  IT THEM WHEN IN VIC-  ^'���������������������������i+BiA.: '���������'���������     -..-'���������.������������������  '  ** V  Aftei this date thc price for brtl  delivered it my Customers- how.,  will be FIVE CENTS per loaS��������� i]  loaves for a dollar. My read ?1  guaianteed     the best made.       Sho'(J  Liui    by     white help ' should  iecei||  white peoples'     pationage so long"-*  they are    properly conducted,     i s?  licit a tria^ as youi   Ha'-er.  C.  R.  DOC 11,1., ta  THE WELLINGTON. BAKERY.  -1  MUSIC  ,-f)  liams   was   appointed   to  a (bird lieu-  LATEST NOVELS  can be had for  Elite Swan  Wrapper  SS-S-atSS-a-s-SSs-SSES^iZS^S'^i-son   who  killed two  cows' owned'��������� by  gj.'tho   undersigoed,   on  Galiano  Island  |; on  the 22nd of February."    The   ani-  |   nials were killed   two hundred   (200)  -   yards    fast  of Por tier  Pass  Lighthouse.    The  heads   ami  hides       were  found  hiwied in the sand.  JAS  WARNOCK.  _E2__sssna__*!-i������^a^3*������������w -  Smoked Kippers,    __������  Salmon, Halibut  EASTERN   COD in  211)  Blocks    '...   20c!   Block.  IN  TINS   FRESH HERRING    2 Tins  for  25c  KIPPERED  IIERRIN-  ,   2  Tins        Tor 25c.  GOLDEN   1IADDIES  2 Tins  for   25c.  STAVENGER  M'ACK'EREL ,    25  c.   Tin  FRESH  CRABS   \    20c.   a Tin.  MAPLE  BRAND -LOBSTER    40c.   a  tin.  MAGNOLIA SHRIMPS   ,  15e a tin  BRITISH  COLUMBIA. SALMON   2 tins for  35c  ���������HORSE SHOE   BRAND SALMON    7 tins for .1=1.011  COVE OYSTERS    15  c.   a  tin.  B.   C.  CLAMS    ;j  tins   for 50c.  Ask your Orocer for a PRfMIlM LIST....  HAND  f,0   YEARS'  iBlair d Adam  siSasa j I  We have just received     from the t East a large  shij.'ment of  LADIES' HAND BAGS 1  i  Thev are thc NEATEST BAGS we have  over  shown   and   of       the    *;3  M  LATEST  FASHION.    , i-    ���������   -,        I    ���������'���������'���������   I   i- jj H  PRICES FROM $1 to .1  Call   In   and  See   Tli em  ...        O-l  ~ I  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN ^  First Avenue,   XXX      Ladysmith,    B. C  ,��������� ?'} eS   '   hi m '  Tn>-.DE Marks  D-SIGNS  Copyrights &c  Anyone Roniiliu: a ^icc!.*lf nnd c'loscriplion inn������  quli-kly :i!..f'(;rrjii'.i our o|,iuU������.i frati wljL'lhor an  li.venl.liwi Is prolinl.ly imlo'ilnlilo. Ciniiiinirilrii-  l.l(mMv!rlrtlT('"iilltIiuiMal. I t/UHiliooktm ratentii  i������iil rri'o. uMisst iiumioy ftirsificiirliiK pulunlH.  I'aK.niln taken tlimnL'li IMniiu &. Co. rooulva  ������pi.-/iil n"licc, wllli'itit. c'lnruo, in tlio  " sen jif ic iHttericam  . ImtiflnnniPly UltjHlnilpM %vf|(?lt)y l.nrvont clr-  r.til:it.i(Hi nf any .icii*m.*.t;o .('Uinial. 'I*erm_i, 53 a  n;:;r , f-Mir fii'i-.t^-^, \,\.  -SoM by e .1 npwfltloiilem  P^������ O^BIBroa^SW YD!*  ���������   -.     s ,��������� '.. s    i,. '���������' '���������'!- ".���������'r.7*i!nr-i.>n  1|. ;���������  BROOKS'  PHOTOGRAPH    STUDIO  Is Again Open  ������  'VICTORIA   CRESCENT   ���������-opposite F.ire Hall.  asmo, B. C.  EXCELLENT  Train Service  CHI6M0, L0NB0N,  HAMILTON, TIR0NT0  MONTREAL, fUEBEC,  PORUANI, BOSTON,  Ami th* rrtMlMl Builaen Cutera *f  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  AL8I TI IIFFALI, NEW YIRK ANI  PHIIAIEIMIA, VIA NIAIARA FALLS. |  F������r Ttkit T*bl*������, ���������*������., iUiiu  OIO. W. VAUX,  AliliUlt ���������������-'! ruieipr it*. Tl������k������t Afout, j  '(s OB ASAMB  ST., CHIOAfi*, ILL.  Prescriptions filled promptly at. Ihi  Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  Pianoforte and Vocal Music thf'*  Qiighly (aught by Frank G. Ashlon-?  the Guildhall School and Trinity V$%  lege    of    "Music,,'Lomdon, -Eiigilai^  Pupil  of  the  lat������ Thomas  \V.ingjlia|'j'  Miir.   Doc, Organist,    Broiiipt|.|  -Oratol-y   London. |j  Air.  Ashlon is now resident in I^J  *ysniith  and      iircparcd   to   take'i$J  pils .     Harmony and  Theory a S'";|  cialfcy.   Terms,  etc.,    on applicatii\������|  ():' BOX  223.  ���������      ,    '     .  IFSOi  Solicitor,  XStc.  to    loan  Avwue  ys%  C-let  Your  iY 00L0NIST  A. HOWE,Jof CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT  MARKET lately    run by W. Ward, on Roberts stre-  WITH AHFULL jLINE OF FIRST GLASS MEA1S  I  vd Ssusige a Specialty  A TRFAL SO! ICITED  A.   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