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 ^������������������UtiVtf   SL.  '���������'Ol-  N\*-  ^  i ^  (-  ^R9^1906  SOX  The Ladysmith  f:  -^���������^  >*i  ty.  VOL.,2  THURSDAY,  MAJJCH  8,   1906  PRICE FIVK CENTS  REPORTED RESIGNATION OF SUPT. KIDDIE  He and Other Employes of the Crofton  Smelter Resign Their  Positions]  Mr, Kiddie, in Conversation With Led  ger   Refused  to   Confirm   or  Contradict Report  EXPEDITION MOM  VANCOUVER TO  NORTH Nil  The' Herald Says:  A   t-l-jifcoi.c?  spm-ial   from  ���������in I 111   lust   evmiinjj   states  L,a������i,-  Hr.Al    All  Last c.ening,     sometime after The Ladysmith  to  work  at  the smelter  Ledger  went to  press,  a  report  was al_o loft yesterday  received    at  tlhis  oll.ee from  Croft-on  to the  effect  that  Mr. .Thos.   Kiddie,  Mil erintendent of  the Britannia Smel  ter,   had    placed      his  resignation  in  the hands     of the company and  that  his   brother,     Mr.   Win.   Kiddie,   head  of thc sampling  plant.       Mr..    John  Kiddie,  assistant  superintendent,  and  Mr  "Roger  Hopkins,  one  of tls_  lore-  men, had  left, the service of the company.     ���������  This    report    was received  from   -   reliable    source, and  the rea-  ' son-** of the   resignation  of the  superintendent   and    his  assistants -given.  However,      efforts   to   obtain  official  confirmation  have   been  futile.      Tho  l.edgei   had   a  conversation   with Mr.  Kiddie   is or    fc'ie  long distance  telephone,   but  that gentleman, however,  said there was nothing he could  --i\'e  out for publication.  When- he accepted the' position ot  superintendent at the smelter it was  generally   understood  that  Mr.    Kid  Yai-comcr, March 8.���������Yaucomer  will shortly be the outfitting and  stalling point of a most notable Arctic expedition that will attempt to  probe tht- mysteries of the far north  and locate the north pole.  ('apt.  J.  Mikkleson of Copenhagen,  a nou-d   Danish  explorer who has had  considerable experience in research in  the fa.- north,   will  head  lhe  Arctic  /-) . expedition  ihat is to sail from  Van-  rxepOri coiner.   Xapt.   Mfltalclcson   will  arrive  hi   t'hcji-ity   next  week,   and  will   immediately  commence  active prcparu.  tion  lor tne  o itntlnig oi his expedi-  l lion  j    r'ieli.miina.r>    preparations   for     the  'coming of Ca'/t. Miklkleson  have ten  carried  on, quietly  for some time by  Mr. Otto Maistrand, the recently ap-  I'uonias  Kiddie,  of   Crofton.        tsii|*-i pointed   Dan sh  consul   for  this port.  M-niicnrit-nt. <>f  the Hritannin      Situ    Consul     Marstraiid  has  been  on  the  ������r   .hais hammd   in   his    .T-si-riiat.'.u.! outlook  "for  a suitable vessel  for  the  io   raU-  clW-,   .inni^mwly. W,     expedition     ior  some  time.    11... has  SKUUSiSIf  SE&TTLE ENTER  ENERGETIC PROTEST  fOOIBA L  MATCHES DURING  THE MONTH  With   tho  rod   Uaa   of   anarchy dra-       Rf.fore     (he  [()0ihM\  scaso���������   c]oses  ped   cm   one  side   umi   purple all    ,h���������re     win      b& several     interesting  over  the'   hull,  the   Seattle     Social-   nl,Htches  ,,layed  locally.    On     March  ists  held   an    indignation     niecl.ii.a  jnu,     the  Victoria  United   will   play  over  the  arrest      ami   ������������������kiilnappiiijj"   (he I^adysmith seniors  on   the biuiKei  of     Charles.    K.     Aloycr    aiid  other' grounds.    On . the   17th  the  Harrison  officers  of    the   Western   Federation    will  be up from Victoria and  thc'scii-  of Minou-s.      The  ball   was   well  jili-'iors   will   meel   them  ou   thc  bunker  ed   with men,   nnd  one   woman     had  {.'.round,  and  on  the day   following an-  &'   seat   in   tlie  rront   row  and     ap-   ������llipr    Wfime   will   he played   l.etween  plauded   vigorously esory1   time       a'lheS>t'   iwa ,pams.-   These  will   pjroLii-  apeakor *- made un umiMmli.v hillain.i-! hl>' hc Raines of much  interest. \Vhp���������  tors'      remark.  EDMiNTON'.  OFFER FOR  f. P. I.  SHOPS  iWIU MINE  ON LARGS SCALE  IN  Edmonton,. Jfarch  S ���������The 0. P   R  Seattle,     Match     8 ���������GutJ������_nli_im  i  Monies uvo sons, one of wiu>n.  w������9 assistant superintendent. a...(  William TCidrtio. a brother of Thoin-  oa Kiddle. 1ms also left the *>m-  iiiov of the Cccspanj".  U- this   r������uort   proves   correct,   fiiio  tnere   seems  Iitt!o doubt     of ������_.  Mr. Kiddie's numerous friends win  irc-ref that ne has found such ���������  miiirse necfssni'v���������for no man wh..  fcaa,, ������ver engaged iir the treatment  _/ oivs   on   thc  Pacific  coast or_-  H������yB, to ho great ������c ex teat tbe co..  aaence of the uitninir public, it wm  generally understood  that.   Mr.   Kin  dle had' ngreeel  to  fill   thai, olhVe for '��������� aie w*������. ������"P'oye������l for tne   terra    of  a ferm     of five years, and  therefore  the   report,  of his resignation comes  as a surprise.  Several  men  who went down from  live years at a salary of SlO.Otw  a year. The Britannia smelter  will be the loser tf the reimrt uro-  ves trua. '  $148,630,000 ESTIMATED  ARMY EXPENDITURE  London,"  March,      0.���������A.  memorandum  attached   to   the     army  which  characterized   its     admmisi .*o-  eati-   tion      under Air.     llodorirk and. Mt  ���������una   was   issued   tonight,   it     eati-   Arnold   For_ier.     Therefore Mr.    Hal  laaites   tbe expenditures     lor t.hw r.ur- Dane's      decision  io  maiurely      cou-  rent yoai-     ou  the  army  at- J14H,- sider     thc matter beiore  ������WU,0U0,    wliich      la a i*������tductlon   ol  ijiily ".$85,000, on the previous years.  At>  iiv the  case of   the  navy, t_a  WW    g'os*ermnciit  has   sinipiy   auupi-  t_H.'estimates  prepared     by  proposing  9 s.-lieinc -- of reduced expenuituio  is generally  approved    of  by the  Liberal newspapers, and it is ex-  pected that in the course of; timu  he svill suoiuit a, plan enabling' such  reduction tiirougii grt-aicr reliance  pi.decessors. With these, including ^ the iuilitia and volm.iwua.  *j--u,0qo.ou0 ior rne navy ami -.���������������--' A aeinii^tion numbering- over -.wo  ion's'defense, bill ������������������ is.'nearly'       *33<V  hundrea   r������presentatives     of     nearly  a  hui������'Jivd agricultural.'  soitietics  and "associations     awaited   on.   Lcrc!  their  000,000,    which destroyed'   any pos-  aibilit.y'      of   a   large        bungwt  sur-  j������lusoi-> a     substantial   decrease     ot  taxation.        The   Liberal   papers are  disappointed    that.'   the.: government  ius  scon no- way   .to'-.'effect   a grcai  e^ reduction        iu" national      expenditures   which       the country       naturally  hoped    from   a     Libera!   government    pledged  lo     retrenchment,  ���������specially  ns   lb..* cost   of  Hie     arm'  i������     nn\v    ������50,000.000     nearly ..more  :lhnn   it .was   a    decade,  ago  ;Mino   time,   it   is. cousideied  Carrlneton. nresldent of the Hoard  of Aairieuit.ure today and urged the  pfiycrnmpnr. To maintain .the l.-rc:-  **iiir.'ut'i'������ions ou importing Cai>  adian (������'������������������**������������������  -������������������ TjoivI Oarriuc'too   said  in rfliil'-' ihni  Ilie  cm-ernniftnt      was   in"..iVos������''ssion  of  ftxfmrt.  vnlorinarv  adsices.   of    tl'..j  hiahost.    r.lnf-s!   .fcnd   the   nial.l���������������' nmsi  ti'o   bi'l'nre   the   cabinet.      for   final   d,v  Al. thfJ cision. The   nuestioh    h������        said.  bv tin1   svoiilrt   h������ docwled  a.hsoluteH'  on    iis  lucal press that the army -should merits as afi'w.t.intr the lieall.b an.l  Jiavi! a rest for a year from t'hij \������-<dl-h������uivir of tbp lirit.ish lh"> stor.!--  .conslant      project    of   ruorganizatinu    inrlustrv      ,  PUSHING WORK ON  V,V.8rOERY.  one in view,  nut there may he some  difficulty  in  securing the craft       in  time.  According fok> advices svhich Capt.  IvljkMeson had forsvardrd to Consul  Alarstrand, four explnrersi.are coining  west over the U.I'.R. ,-is far as Cal-  o;aiy. At that ,_>oiut they will sjjiar:  ate. Capt. .Wikklesnn's three companions svill go north from Cal������ary  lo  Edmonton,  svhile he will come di  lect, to Vancouver.    The three      explorers,   sshose  names  Cant.  Mikjilc-  koii  did  not   mention   in  his  letters,  svill outfit at  Edmonton,  and     then  slriKe north oser  lhe  famous Kdmon  ton trail- until  they strike the vicinity oi" flreat Slave Lake and  Uie up-  per   reachofi  of  the Mackenzie river.  They will  foi loss' the course of   the  latier stream down to its  mouth   in  the Arctic ocean.  While    'his    three companions are  pushing their way north next month  by  way  of  the Edmonton  trail, Captain Mil������klet-oil will come on *- Van-  cons er'   i^nd  endeavor to secure      a  schooner  with   auxiliary, power       oi  Fome     other .suitable craft* in, svhich  io  make  the' trip to tne north-    and'  join the other three members of the  party al   a point  in  the Arciic ocean  near the jnouth of the Ma.-lcrn'ie river, previously agreed upon.  For  some   lime   Consul   Marstrand  as  the agent of   Cap lain  Mik Meson,  has  been endeavoring  to secure possession ��������� pf- thes   confiscated American  halibut  auxiliary  schooner       North,  which   svas  captin-ed   svhile. patching  some    time     ago, by  thc Canadian  cruiser   Kestrel.    As  the   North has  not. yet been offered  for sale hy  the  Admiralty  Court,  the matter of securing  the   vessel  for the purpose of  the expedition. ��������� is-still   in   a-'hjyaiiee,  but  Mr.   Mn.rstrand   is  working  svith  that object in view. a'  Judging,from  the dimensions svhich  Captain 'MikJ-lcson has forwarded'to  Mr. 'Marstrand,   the North svould    be  about the size he would'require   for  such a trip, und as she is already fitted   svith auxiliary posver, she svould  require  little  hi   the  svay  of alterations, except-,   perhaps,  some sheathing,   to  lie  better nble   to  withstand  the o-riuding of the ice. which   ss'ill be  encountered   in, the Arctic Ocean.   _J o .   SEATTLE H*S  MUNICIPAL OWNERSHIP MAYOR  up  and  Medley, March S.���������drailing on the  V.,V. &. E. has been prosecute-.! continuously and has nnsv reached a  stage that permits a reasonaW* estimate to be made or the time of the  road's   arrival ^h'-re.  A  great ,deaT of  svork had   to     he  .done at  Midway,  principally  in    preparing  the'very  large yards,  but the  lei.nilily-ion steam-shovel  svhich  was at  work tire-re made short svork of that  ������uul  also   of   the various  heavy    quts  ���������west oi'   the town.    It  svas about .six  miles  west .of -Midway  that  the first  wery  dirlieult  svork   svas encuiinter-ed.  At Myers'  C-rc.-k  Canyon a tunnel over eight hundred   feet  long  has  to be  constructed.   About   luUf   of   this has  ���������been completed, and  as svork is nosv  being  pushed on at both ends,  it  is  expected   tl'mt   more   rapid   |*rogi*ess  will  be  made.    Other  smaller      tunnels     :biet'w.oe.n  Mid svay   and  Molson  -tiaw been  completed.   A long,     hi*ijh  ..seini-circle     trestle which aPTroacliT .  ������ss to within twenty feet of'the Am-  reriraii  hoiwidary  has  yet  to  beilmilt  null  alto,ajether   much   work  reimains  to be done  in the Myers'  Creek  Valley.    In  the heavy  svork along      the  southern bank  of Rock creek    good  progress  has  been made.  .Several  bridges  that  have  yel      to  he completed  svill  delay  track-laying,  as tin* .upper structure- is larelv put  ('.n until  brought up the track.  After  the track has  been  foal las led  to Mol-  son  that     svill  in all probability be  the  terminus  for a Few* 'weeks;      the  bridging of the pk���������nairan and .Si-mil-  kaineeii,  is progressing  very satisfactorily.    Early  spring ��������� will sei-     the  line,   betsveen Keremeos and  Medley  well  covered   svith   svorkinen.       The  only drawback  will he  the  condition  of  the  roads during the  thaws.      As  1 ne   material   must  be   Ic.turned   both  from' Midway and  Penlictoii,   it,     is  easy to see how  the extra. traffic  at  this  season   of   the  war   svill   svear  the roads  inio  such shape  that     it  svill he very  difficult   to get   in supplies as  somi  as they  may  Scull le    March     8���������Judge William  I Hickman  Moore,   the   municipal   osvn-  ership'candidate for mayor, Jias hceu  clecltd   by   thc  small   majority   .    of  iifteen soles, after one of the closest  lights in  the history  of  the. city. J.  Ripliiiger   Republican  candidate,    ran  Tar  I.el ii ml   his   ticket,   the  balance of  svhich,  svith  thc exception  of  a councilman or  tsvo,    svas    elected  by       a  large   majority.   The   leaders  of  the  municipal    ossnership      patty  charge  gross     frauds in several  svards, jul  bad     -the-ii:     candidate been defeated  thev   would  have  contested   the elee-  lioii.   \V.   II.   Carroll,   city  comptroller;   Georgf   Russell,   city   treasurer;  Scott  Calhoun,   corporation  counsel,  all   Rep. blicnus,   svere elected.  . . O'   LOST���������(told nib   Kountain Pen.  Finder reluming same 1������ Ladysmith burned.   Otherwise pros-peels of the  line's   her   Company   will  he suitably  completion are  very  bright.  he re^uir-  re-  A collection for use in the  fenso of tbe alleged murderers  Gov. Steancnberg svas taken  at thc close of the meeting,  the sum of 437.oO svas subscribed  by the Seattle Socialists, ''to com  bat the anarchy of the capitalists"  'l*he exppii.se of holding the meeting svill be met wi*'* from th:--  sum, and the remainder svill i.a  seat to tbe defensr' fun-! sviii.-b is  being- raised all os'er tbe ��������� country  in tho various rcs-olutionnvv ' or-  gnnaxintions to aid in the defeust*  of tbe Colorado men who arc 'implicated in tbe Steuiienbcrg tragedy   by  Orchard's  confession.  R. S. La. Rat re, one of ihe local  Socialists, or industrial Workers ���������  the World, as they prefer lo be failed, svas chairman of the meeting and  made a siuut speech, outlining ihe  reason for callino the meeting, and  introduced John Moniiette, who it I  in  part:  "Fciloss'-ss'urlwngmen:   We held      a  meeting in  this  hall a month ago for  Ihe  purpose of raising money  to help  our     fellows in labor in,R_ssia    in  their   fight   for   freedom. - Little did  we think then  that in so short      a  tiino sve would  hold another meeting  to   come to  the aid" of the citizens of  our own land who have, been spirited  away from  their homes iff the dead  of night,   without any authority     of  law,   placed   om a special   trjjiih     and  taken from  the state of Colorado to  Idaho.    Tit-is-was dona"-without   a'l-  losving them a  trial, or *,\en a hearing of any  kind.  "The capitalist  class is  taking this  -trenuoiis mc.thcd of breaking up    the  Western  Federation of* Miners  for the  nason th,it  they i lliink this organisation   has employed   more   revolution-  ���������ery  methods than other labor  unions  of  the country.    In. Colorado       they  '���������mp'loyed     every  means- possible      to  bleak  the  federation,������������������stringing   members up by  tho thumbs and torturing  them   in es;cr'y-possible, man-Jer,  but  tl������y have beeri  unable  to accomplish  (heir object.    Norn-  they are attempt  ing to     do this  by inurdering;      the  leaders of "the inos-emcnt.   Of course  they'll hang them, I Relieve that they  will.    They  have started  to do  this  with     their hired thugs and ex-con-  ivicls,     and still  sve hear no protest  from     our -worthy president.       But  svhen Grand  Duke-Scrgius svas killed  with  aboni'b   recently 'in' Russia,  our  worthy   president sasv  fit   to- sympa-  thi/.e  svith  the country  that had lost  so great, and  good a man. ,  "Gov.     Steiiiieiiii.H-g ss-'as murdered  iu   Caldwell,   and  now   they  have  obtained     tbe  concession  oT  some reae-  gade,  or -Say  that  they  have,        and  through   their   hired  assassins,   Pink-  c-rtcii men,  svhom 1 svould not 'belies-e  un   oath,   1 svould  not  be  surprised if  I hey   tool:   Mover  a.ud   llaysvoc-d      to  the gallosvs.    When  it  is true,  as  it  has ben shown  again and again    in  King   county,, that   the   testimony  of  a   policeman    under oalh   svill  not    he  i��������� rediIrd  by  a jury,   then how can you  expect anyone to  believe  these  miir-  ili-reis,   thue.s,   jaii   birds  and   cx-con-  sic.ts .called   Pinkerlon   men?  "The  road   to  social   i'rrabmi       is  strewn  svilh   i.-ullels and  rillcs,     an.l  sou caiiiiol  accomplish  the desired r.*-  s:ilt   by  simply   voliiii;.    Thousands of  men   have  been   kilkil  in  every   re-vo-  I  lion,  and   the capitalists   svill shoot  \ mi   dosvn   lite  dogs jf they  lind       it  necessary      in     order  to accomplish  (heir   objects.  "The present case is Ihe'saaiie as  that oT tli-' so-eall-wl anarchists in  CliicagVi. There some uiu* 1-hresv a  bomb, and I believe that there svere.  sonic policemen kille-ik Then* svas n������  c.idenci- I,, conii.-ct the men charged  svith the crime, hut some one bail to  die, and ihcy were the ones who had  to suffer."  ic er    the      Garrison and   Ladjsmiih  i(t_ | n ect there is some pUy svorth seeing  .and   lhe tsvo coming  matiji'i.s svill be  ; no exception  to the  iule.  On the 17th also the intermediate  Ccnlrals of Victoria piny the h.cal  intermediates in the first Vancouver  Island Intermediate League game.  The local intermediates are turning  ,;ut. \vell to practice and should ni^ke  a pretty good flowing,  - ��������� o ���������  WILL TET  WIIAL'S 100  FEE I LONG  /lias rcA.'iiested the city council to Dins ,of N'cw York are preparing t-0  make the Raihvas: Company a pio- <*nSaSe ln mining in the Yukan coun-  posj.1 respect'in-r the  railway entiance   tiy. on  the  luigest  scale that     has  to  this city and the pla-irig 0f       lts1^   ben known  in  the  north  Tluee  shops here."  The    cou'ncillois are ..f the opinion  that   Kdnionton  should   grant tbe ('.  P.li.  $25,000  on  condition  that    the  shops   for  tho  Calgary  A:   Edmonton  and   its northern extension  be   local- '  ed   in   I-Idmonton       The  CPR    has   />0" weie .t*l'a'"   uri(1**'r 0Ptlaii last fall  also  brought .the  maltui   ru   a   hi-,Ji-  Je.-el   bridge to the attention  of lhe  immense di edges -jul six steam-shos-  cls  aie being manufactured  to svork  the propeities,  which   sveie achjuiied  by  Xew  Voik capitalists last fall  A number ol  piopeitips neai  Daw-  ��������� SV(  w.-  l.Hi  Tnc well known svliaic - anil sciu-  iny intiu, _.apiain bui-utt iJaK-jm,  iicioinpaincu uy -Air. J K. noi.  onue an authority on tnu pro-  _������:__ oi talcing care ot the product  oi tne hunters' skill, svlio m-im,.-.  in svnaios from 'IU to So iei-L ion-;,  una   us   large   around     us   the t\.-  tinct mrastodun is in Nanaiiu'o.  rne two gentiein������n ������-no art* iar-  g*eiy - interested in the svhaiing anu  -puling industry are on rneir svas  acro.-ra country to Sochart, Barclay. Mound ss'here thoy have moi>  than $200,000 investud in the giea*  svhale flahing plant, tlu- only qtu.  on   the  I'aciflc  coast.  "Yes,", * said   Captain  ftalcom  get whales as  ltm<" "as  rtn  fofl  shall <g������t   them       more -than  feel   before   tbe   SGaon   is   t-hroug-h.  " Vt times." he continued, "whal.-*  follow their natural food, herring  nnd other small fish, away from ;.  3,*ction for a f.-sv svt-eks, but nl  ways let urn svith th-J coming o>  thvs boring school back. We hav  'ad a very satisfac! ory business  since the station svas started, tha;  '������.  started   properly."  The gentlemen also oss*n ' a ��������� fleet  ���������>f sealers, that make Halifax t.he'i-  home port, anf hunt the seal ir  arctic   svntcrs.      this   fleet moke-  triad   every year  since  it   was  start  -d   in   1900.  Captain T'alcum .and ^Vfr. T).m  ���������������o-h*i*> are ]doa.aanf and ssell inform  ������d. mmrt soem to have the fishinc  i-msfness dosvn fo a;.science. The*--  .t--v<������ this morning for Barcbv*  ���������S-.inil.  ���������FOR MURDER OR TENNY.  San  Francisco, .March'7.���������Mrs.   Israel  Peiinel-aum, .mother- of      Harry  Teniie,l*;ium;  better  knosni  as  Tinny  Tenny,   ssdio died as  a result  or   bis  tflove contest svith Fiankic Neil, ye.s-  t^ri'lay,   through  her  attorney,  made  ..demand     upon     District  Attorney  Langdon      that he  issue . complaints  charging murder against  those   svho  svere  behind  the light.    Disl-rict  Attorney .Langdon   refused   to   issue  the  complaints.    "I svill   fake   no  aft ion  inthe iiiaUer," he said, "until after  the coroner's   in'-iiest."  AUSTRIA FORGING AHEAD  cily  council.... The   railsvay   companv  gave an -estimate oi   the cost of   the  bridge  for railssay purposes at $800-  000,  and      additional   cost,      svhich  would  be entailed by making it      a  trallic  bridge  foi   city  purposes      as*  leing   Ml 1,000. The  railsvay  intimated  that   as  the.'chmpaJiy \sas ahout  t.. comiiieiiee-..constMiction  in  Ihe Immediate future, it  svas up io  the city  io see  what  it could  do  toss'aid co-  ojiciating. ���������-....     \  THE LADYSMITH  SPORT OKOIND  SUB. LIST  -lohll Tin. ;���������;  ���������J.  13.   Dyer ,.���������.... .   t  .1.   Gogo   I'nio; i  Brewery ,;. .. '  ���������J.  Tapella .......'..  W. E. Morrison .  Simcn Leiser & Co., Ltd   .  Blair &  Adam  ..  Ladysmith Ledgei      .  .  J. Bic' le ���������.-.,...'!...  Kussell   Simr-scn       ,,t ^ .  Canadian  Bank oi  Commeice  W.  A.  Cornwall  . *    :  and  it      hasjist been levealed that  the puichaseis aie the Gu^genheims.  | All      the    options base  been closed  svithm  the past month and   preparations commenced to opeiafe on      a  laige scale  The plans   include the building of a  lailssay   fiom   Dasvton   to   Atlin.  Al-  readj   con ti acts  for the  transposing  of m.ichineiy ami railroad c,'iipment  h.y.e     ������icen let.   James H. 'Rogeis,  lialhc manage'   of  the  White Pass &  ^ ukon, s-tgtes that his company has  a contiact      to lake in inaciuneiy to  Le used ln'svoiking a Dawson piopei-  ty.   o   WOMEN  FIGHT DUEL  -A    despatch  sass*  5 00  5.00  S.S. Thistle came in last night-1p  coal,  on     her svay  to  Comox.   The  i lis He     had    on  loaid  Mr.   James  Dunsmuir.  CUMBERLAND  NEWS ITEMS  a saloon and after exchanging a fesv  j words, both dtew weapons. Mrs  jTucIer was the first to open fire. At  ,the third shot Mrs. Tucker'fued and  ran down the street unharmed, although her, clothing was twice pierced j If. Svas-'this-last^shot-winch3  struck Maden, who was near the saloon door engaged in a game of po0l  The bullet hit him si-tuareij: in the  forehead, causing instant de-ath.  The tiouhle between the tsvo women is said to have grown out of a  lo*. e affaii.  (Entei piise )  svuriluii  Children*-'   strasv  hats-  The whole coast of the gulf of California a-hiounds  in  pearls,  and     last signs at  Simon Leiser & Co  year  $3EO,000   worth   was  harvested o   in lower California alone. Smoke Little B. Cigars.  latest    dc-  Ltd.  ATTIE  SKACIT  DI-'.AI).  ���������cj���������  Mat tie     S.kag-il, an   Indian svoman  said      to Ic   IOI   years  of age,   d'utl  this   miorning,   at   a farm  at  Barlow,  On   the  Sound,   opposite   Seattle. She  svas      a contemporary      of, old  Chief  Seal.He  and   Princess   Angelino,     and  for  many   years bad  been  under    the  ere of Charlie  Keokuk,  one oi   the  best known  Indians on the Sound.  Vienna, March,  oiern's PTancnise  >i_eM   Tor  gvn-oral  7.���������The        ffovwrii-  Hiii.    wdicb     ut������j.  fquai   anu   aireci  It     svas     expected that Mi   Win  Sloan,   representative  of __;is district  would  pny  us  another \isit  pievious  lo his  -eaving  to attend  the coming  session at .Ottawa,   but on Tlnusday  last lis svired the secretaty of      the  Lii.eiai   AssociaticM.   here   that       he  would  not   be   able  to make   the     intended   visit   oss-ing   to   the   Victoiia  ���������lection.    'Phis   may  be disappointing  rd ���������'���������.om'e'T -hut his   \aluable   seisietts  iii- no do ilit more m gently  i aim led  ii      .Victoria  at  pusent      llowesei,  iiv      matters   of   paiticulai   nni-oi-  ���������.mc can. be forwarded  to him thio-  iii h the mails to Oltasva.  ���������"*--#-���������  On -Mofi'day   evening   the  I O O    F  In Id ajhaiijuet at tbe Wasorly hotel,  the     occasion   being  afaiessell       io  Brother  A.  F.   Anley    ssbo has    filled  t'h:'  position  of secietaiy   lor      nine  tsiis, tfiid is now ictiiiiig to tal.e  .ip clie position of oiganr/ei foi the  Woodmen. ,  B. Crawford, aHi-i spending a fess-  si'.'eks in California, has lelnriied  home.  .J. S. Ilaivoy, fi-iim-rlv of C.uiile-  nay, paid tiie dis'tu-l a Ui_iue_s s-s-  it  this   v*rek.  CHINA SUBMITS  F ER 1ERMS  -aneraat." Tor Auatria and svnu-n sva_  utttrooiicea on l<vb. L'a sv������m UiKe*.  ������p on rust ix-nain-f in tn* lure,  ���������ouse   ot parliament    tuoajr.  in" bin  is  regarded as tn������    mo_  ^iDortant   measure   for   Austria  *������������*������.  oented     to     tho    hour,.;  in       irenerw  ions.      It   has   svon   almost  uniY-ars-..  -���������-ODort.   and   tnere   is     evorv     ���������?���������_,  ���������.iv.  io   nur.pose  that      It     will       ttt.  .jumkhI.       One alter      another      |   oi  -unortaivt     Dolltlca!       clubs   rtrDrm  ..���������.tint;-   the various   uationalfttos      ol  Vu������rt,rin     have   r-co-Tilz.-il the      uro-  ������ct      n������   tnmprntlv^      foi> tfce     cmiri  trr.       The  landed     arlstocracv  wh������.  r>������o   power and       pr est lee     through  **������        project. naturally ar������  ���������nposed   to     it.     but  they And that  h������������y    ar������ not     nblo     to     matwlal-  lr     hijurc  the.   prono������������vn    jaw   wfedcfi  wfll K-*-  dl'-:pii"'"*d energetically      rp-'  mt  great  lengrtitt.  The    mni.y  friends  of  .1.   Roe svill  nc  sons-   to  kiuisv   that   he  has  been  conlinwl   to  the   house  for the       past  sveek   .wilh  a severe  cold.  ���������������������������   ���������������������������   .���������������  The  Otin   Club   held   a. itHvlin-g     on  Thursday     evening   as   a prcrliufi'iiary  to  the season's  sport.    It  svas fairly  Wi'lf at I ended.    The  following   resolii-  lir.ns  sverc  passed:    That   the secretary   Avrite   Supt.   Tliisst-y   in   regard  to   carrying  out   the   present      g������.me  laws, aiI'd asking for the appointment'  of      a game      warden.   That   Ro-1|-.rt  Grunt,  M.P.P.,  i-c asl-ctl   to   use bis  iiilhience in having  the grouse seasoi  from   the   1st   of October  to   1st       oi  Pebiiiary   instead  of from   1st of Se.p-  |t*ii*.'!.iT In 1st .Innnnry as al   presem  The     Club  inU-nd  holding  a smoker  before     tlu-     opening of th." season,  svhich  ssill   bo about the lirst of Ap  iii.  *-'���������?-*  On Tuesday escniiig under tlie a"s  rices of I Inly Trinity Church the  Young Ladies of Como-x  K,is*e anoth-'  Nagasaka,���������TheNorth China Datlj  News publishes the rollosvmg rrom  Pe-Kin-  lt is believtd that the Chtnest  government has submitted the foi  lowing teims to the Husslan IUtk  i-,cfr as   a   basis ror negotiations  That similar stipulations m **������-  gaid to the withdrawal of the rail-  svny giiai-os snail be made as in  tne     i:nmo-Japanese  tit-at^.  that   tlie  evacuation   ol  Man-husm  br    thu   KllaSltill   ailTUcS-     Stmll be  accelorat^-.  .in uiu ugioements niaau netsveen  Hiii-sia ami. tne militaiy ���������jos-.-nioi-)  ii. lvirin and nuiunuiang loguui-  ...l., -unLc-->ioiib or mining aim lati-  ������������j M-^i.iM, ami 4\nicn nast- no.  oo iai neen munitioned by tne Asai-  mipu,   bball   bu   r^iiounn.U  mat  the   militao   lailsvass and  Tfieurapli   line       bh.nil   be  m'ihovki.  t'.iat tin* Mi-ilunkinui, nsci snail  Of  oiH'neil   to   inn motional  trnae.  thai mdemiiiiv shnil bo paid to  <-nlna Tor all losses svhich were in������  dirnct   outcome  of   the   wrsr.  That the Russo-Orilnose v ontcrprUe  k< bnlld a railway between K-riis.  '���������na-chun. .vluUnoti. and Tlslmnin  tun     shall be  abandoned.  That the   control      of   lhe ������������������elo-  irana  line   betsveon      l'-_a and  Clatia   shall   revert     to    China. ^  That  th������>    Kiakta  treaty   shall   bo  ���������es istsl ;itii1   the  territories  then    cp-  d.id    to   Russia   shall   l>o        return.-'ti  '.o       China,      and   Iho   frontier clwtV" ���������  ly   clefinoO.  V.moni? the I'lniins of China on  Russia, it 1������ reported is one of  ���������������Wout five million t-a.^s for dnirt-  tc?e done uo' China's share, of th-*  ���������>Astern railsvay south to Chaug-  "hi_a.  ���������*-ents (o n full house, nnd if encores  oiint for anyt'hingT-nnd they ccrtain-  ��������� ly always should���������then the IrottpcvAirl  ���������*st  pss-ired   that  when  they return  text;  time     (which- it is  understood  ill  bo in  April  under  the auspices  Chicago,    alarch   -S-  $j0.UU  ���������'0 00        m M'ddtesho-ro,  Ky  50.00'    In a pistol  duel yesterday hptween |  25 00   Mrs      Alice      Moore  and Mis.  Lucy  25 00   Tucker,      as  a result  of a longtime  10 00 |**ujure1' Frank Madden was killed by  10 00 !a bullet trom  the revolver of    Mis.  10 00 , Tuci er    The women- met in  front of  5 00 '  10 00  tH the hospital)   another  full  house  er  oi their most excellent entertain-will greet them.  ���������,o ���������*.->,"���������> __u(tn-<fNWnv i(-������<* 4u������  IHE DAILY LEDGER  f-oblisned   every day except Sunday.  B*        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ���������0 cents a month;    $5 per year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on application.  THURSDAY,'.-MARCH- 8, slfiOG  COAIPLETES MAP  OF  ALASKA   "IN     RELIEF.  Washington,   March   8.���������A   map'maker   in   Wa^liiiiigton  who  is  engaged  chiefly in contract 'work' for the government  has   made  a l/iautiful -relief  map of  Alaska.    It  is beautiful   bee-arise it     is accurate in every detail'  according  loathe latest reliable data  and  because it   is highly-colored     to  represent   timber,   mineral  and  agri-  cullurnl      areas,   glaciers;    streams,  fnountains,    valleys vgrid ��������� other topographical features.   Tin's map, which  has been  made in duplicate,  has-been  purchased     hy the-Alaska    /Central  Railway, i Thc   rirsfc, cast cost nearly  $2,000."  The  rehef features  of 'the       map,  which   is  of  plaster  or  paris' coated  on  a wire  frame,  as exaggerated-   in  Hie proportion of,one-to five���������that is  tlie mountains  appear  five times>   as  high as   the  natural   scale,  and  -the  valh-ys   (for   instance)   only  .one-fifth  as      svide  as  in the scale of nature:  Gold areas are marked in gilt,     according  to  information  furnished by  the   United  States geological,; survey  coul areas in black and' other minera's      in appiopriate colors,��������� Glaciers  glisten   on   (his  map  like tiny  crystals of salt.   The .streams are������bhie,  and   the forests,  of course, appear'in  green.    The niai',lis rounded   to  con-  gorm   lo tilie foini  of {he earth and i  globular, form   of   the  earth,   and  is  fise or siv feet wide,  the; area scale  being in  tbe proportion of."forty mil:  o,s  to the jnch.   ���������''...'        ! ' A. ������������������   o������������������   MOTHER DROPPED DEAD.  Seattle,  March  8��������� Bouncy, Watson  & Co. received news Tuesday that  the mother of James-Bailey,-.colore*,  who svas fatally stabbed' at the Hotel Wash ing I on last Friday, dropped  -lead when tlu- news of her son's;  death was announced to her��������� at her  home in  Redliin'ds, C'al.  Taylor, the murderer,' is still at  large, though the-police nave - clew.*  which lead ihemi to be.iere that, heir  in the vicinily of Bellinghain. That  entile district has been alarinpd anc'.  pictures of Taylor have . been" sent to  rhe police ia all the towns and citic:  of that section.  ^������f������������������r...^.������fi.<.f-.W.������<ff>^  ~ DA VIP SPENCER  (NaDaimo) Ltd  Always Leading!  -Everyday adds to 0"r already iarge collection of beautiful  nesv goods. Our styles come direct Irom the sources of fashion,  a"d  thoughts .'of..Spring seem   to be fairly woven into the  ��������� nesv fabrics. It is a great pleasure to present lo thc public  such ;an. exceptionally-choice selection of Spring Merchandise,  where quality,  style and price are  s0   evenly    blended that it  , makes  buying a   pleasure. TAKE     ADVANTAGE     OF     OUR  .CONFINED STYLES. TH^Y COST  NO MORE.  tJAILY LEDGBK  WM. MUNSIE, President  COHURN.  Uu  J.   W  JVI-'f'i'oiitvK..  Lumber Co   Ltd.  Speclalt7  Esquimalt   & Nanain.0 Hsilway  The   Ladysmith  MILLS   AT   FIDUICK   AND   LADYSMITH-Shingles  ��������� Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, l.aths.  Shing   s. Mouldings, Etc., of trie Best Quality.  3_*Honed   *nd   Kiln   n-'-.-   Flooring:    ������nd   Finish!-*     Lmmker   !_  Time  Table No. 51  Stock  tailor-Made clothing  T.o  be the interesting feature  for to-morrosv's  showing.    They  ; are'good because they are tbe celebrated  Xorthsvav  Garments.  cJVi-j:*JEY  TALKS���������  AS LOUD TO US  AS   ANYONE.  IF  YOU  ARE PAYING CASH FORV0UR   MEAT   YOUR   DOLLARS  W  ILL   GO  FURTHER   IF  YOU  BUY I'ROM   US   Gur Cash Prices Cannot Be deafen���������r-.  PANNELL   &    PLASKET  TraiLo  leave Ladysmith  for Victoria and  all  intermediate stations    at  9.10 a.m.  daily,  and at 4.00 p.m. on   Wednesdays,"   Saturdays   a'ld   Sundays.  Trains lease Ladysmith for Wellington and all intermediate stations  at 11.57 a.m. daiiy, and at 6.00 p.m. oi Wed 114 days, Saturday, and  Sundays.  Excursion Tickets  ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS,  good for going journey Saturdays and Sundays, return.ng uot later than ,  tlie following Monday.    ,  Ladies' Tailor Made'Suits made of Light Gray Homespun'  Tss-ecd"(the latest material) Eton Coal, Pleated Fr0nt, Rack  and Sleeves, Skirt, has'side pleats, trimmed svilh (."rochet Buttons and Tabs���������a Nobby style and '' Norlhsvay" means perfect '/it. "',''������������������ ���������',.," '"..'"     ' ���������;���������'  ���������Steamer Joan���������  Sails from. Ladysmith  for Vancouver every Saturday at G.OO a.nk aad  returnim* sails from Vancouver     for    Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  ^J The Suit.  $22.50  Ladies' Tailor IMade Suits   the    " Celeb rated     Northsvay . Gar-  ; Tii'c-nts similar style to'���������'*���������'���������-<hc   abovr.  but    made of a fine pure  wool Venetian ,Cloth in, Navv. or Or en.  The Suit..;..;   .....'.$25.00  gXijAJI   HKATICD  \Vl.;i,I.   FURXISllKD ROOMS  ABBOTSF  A. J. McMURTRlEi Proprietor  B'.R SUI'l'MKO WITH    11 !  WINKS. I.IQBOKS. CIGAKH  Cor. Fort and   Government Streets.,  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist.   Frt. &  Pass. Agt.  LADYSMITH, li. u,  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  ��������� r'e'porlod   in   last   sveck's   paper.  William Campbell.-'' one of'...' the.  bush gang-: of the 101k Lumber' Co..  ui.: llosnier; met. svilh an iiccidpnt  last ��������� cs-t'nin<j-\vhich resulted in a  '.roken arm. A log roliod o.vei-hi.m  Mid Iho wonder is Hint he svas  lot    hurt much   more  scriousls*. ���������������������������  Hus-band, Snelling & Co. have connections in Vancouver. '.-  .1  PORTLSN O HOTeL.  DAVID IIYNES,  Proprietor.  -o i  <������������������  FERN IE  NEWS NOTE!  The  .Fernid "flame   ProLcclise      Association     has  siiyg-cslcd      to   A.  li.  Williams,  provincial'^gnine and  forest.  '��������� vardon, , that,  a  -provincial,        g-tiuie  Association,"      similiar      iii   principle  if ' the , Associated   Boards   of  Trade.  ve -formed,      Mr.      Willi;* ms     replied  ���������������������������itrong-ly   favoring'   tho; proposal*^ and  iromisirig-   to-    give  his -assistance.-  The   secretary of   the Fcrnic 'Assoc-  'ilion     is   now   cqi-W.-Kpoiuling   -'svith  '*e-various :.'���������;. associations,    in       r.he  ���������"���������ovihee     ashlntr;-for (heir   co-opera-  ion   in   the   matter.     The 'Fernic  ust itution   is  a.   liae ��������� instil ul ion and  ���������nds   in ! nil. ninff ers perl nininc:      to  "'���������n   ivl.lnr  preserving-'" of,.the     '{jam"i  ������f this province.    , v      J  ALWAYS      KEEPS       CIIAMBER-  LAiN'S -REMEDY   IN HiS HOUSE  *V\e    ss.ould  not  be   svitlmut  chau-i-  hcrlain's Cough Remedy.     It is lcicpt  on    hand .continually  in our home,"  say_'-\V.' VV'.; Kearney, editor of the In  dependent,-, Losvry  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 arid' cured  in  much  less Time  than after     it has become settled  in  thu   .system..-      -This  remedy  i.s also  without a peer for croup in children',  and will prevent the atiack svhen giv  en    as  soon     as  the child   becomes  hoarse,    or     even   after     the croupy  '���������oiikI) appears,  which can be done only sshen. the remedy  is kept at hand.  For sale by Ladysmith .-Pharmacy.  *.oard at reasonable  Rates  Thc bar is extra  Stocked  well  This  Hotel   has    been completely  renovated.  Board and lodging 51-00 per day.  HOTEL-; PRETORIA  JGHNTFA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied  with  the  Best  Liquors and  Cigars.  Wines, 1st, Avenue  Ladysmith H.C.  sRamsnv's .'"Branch      Out..  Dv Walketn will'shortly move l<  Vancouver, where he svill take ii|  tin- prucl ihe of medicine again. !)'���������:������������������  ing-       Dr.       JionneU's alisonco a'  the   coast he   lias   been   assisting  Dr.     Corsan*  Thc Nesv Bnptish church building  is now about completed ami t'-i  opening services svill be con-ducted  next Sunday, March. 4.. Thc it.ts  edifice is scry neat in design ni'i  workmanship, reflecting- great eredis  upon iho Baptist jx*oplc of tl.i-  city. svho have surmounted man.  difficulties in securing .such a fin  church.  ���������:0:���������  Michael   Saint,      a  miner   at  (Y'-r-k.      bad   his   leg- broken  Friday     esening-       by   a  car  nine;   over   it.      Ho   svas   taken  T'Vrnif*   Hospital        The ���������n.rfidenl'  Winnipeg, March, 7.���������.Ramsay. Bros,  and Go., Ltd. ��������� of Ynncouscr hnsv  ��������� consolidated svith the -Impcrinl B.srup  "���������o'.'f of-. Montreal.' Quo., nnd the  icvv     Company     will   establish a  branch factory here lo supply. expensive trade in Northu-eslcrn Canada. The lumbcf- trade of Wesiern  "'anada is rapidly assuming giant  iroport ions. Tn the provinces of  Manitoba anil Saskntchesvan alone.  :ast fiscal yoar 397.903.189 foot  was consumr-d in building;'operations  . o- i ���������  IT DEFIES  OOMFETIOiN  Hi  Best  accommodation   for   transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       JHOTEJL  This new Hotel has been comfort-.  a'My furnished and, the bar is up-to-  d^te. Rates $1.00 a day,'c.and *sp-  w\rds.  WM.  BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Wwlmmaim '���������*-��������� -'���������: ���������*-' ���������:���������**' Ladr.mltti  THE JONES HOTEI  LOOKS     FOR  liTG-  SALMON,. SEASf.^  J  Con  las'  'run  t.  SVB  \erv   '���������imilcir  in   (bat  A business man's rainy day  or Walerprriol" Boot without a,n  o see    them al  C(|iial.       As!;  vour dealprs.  L 169. Men's Tan  Ghippewan   Veal  Waterproof Boots  Hand made and brass rivetted-.-  liiive    single sole and  slip,  ei.-l-  .  luloid    eyelets and  hooks. This  Boot     svill   give    you   satisfaction  MANUFACTURED BY  J. LE6KIE Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, 8, C,  Seattle, March 8.���������Joan Irons Hit-i  Uanhj   of, IT.ush'and,   SnelUiiig tt.fJo..  salmon brokers, of London,  England  is   in  Seattle  collecting statistics re- _]  ���������t--ariiing  the   salmon   pack   of  Alaska  and  Puget Sound'still remaining  in  -first hands-";   He was in Saii  Francisco tsvo weeks- and svill go   from  here  t-o Vancouver,  B.  C  before returning j  to England. , .   j  I-fliisfcrnd, Snelling. &, Co. arc one  of the largest salmon brokerage concerns in the world, and handled the  nack of the Pacific Packing & Navigation Company sshcnMlie com'hinc  was   in  existence.  Mr.   Husband  looks  for a s'cry pros-  :eroiis season   in  the  salmon  business' Wl  this year and   predicts substantial ad  *g  ���������'ances  in the prices  of-both  Alaska ; fc$  md  Pugcf Sound scK'keye. j m  "The  Louden   market  is   practically .jl;  ���������lraiH,:i     on I   on    soi-keyr salmon      at-) 1  (his time," said Mr.  i-Iu.sl.land,, "and   ,-  the  new  |.<ack   svill   undoubtedly open   ?]  asery   high  figure.    AlaskiL salmon is  k  parlicuhirly   good   ai   this   tinu*,   and ij  all  of last   year's slock  svill   \,e prac' *'  lie-ally   (deancd   out   by   the   time   iho  new i������i'k  is a".ail.able.  "Packers of Alaska were unable to  make a legitimate profit at ihe prices that, pre*ailed last season and ;in  advance is really necessary ty> justify  capital .in continuing the operation of  the plants in   Alask-a.  "From     the    investigation  I have,  made  since reaching   the coast   if appears that there' is flmt very   little of  the  sockeye puck  of   .1905  still       in  first hands,  and   the  proportion.       of  the  Alaska Pack remaining-   in       the  hands     of thc  packers is not   much,  larger.    1 am   securing   estimates    on  the   120fi  pack and  as far as I       am  able to learn at  this time the   season  in   Ahiska will   be a very prosperous  one. "   W H IT E   CO'OK���������  aiui  -���������WHTTE   LA BOK   I.nil������l<>ye(l Only  (Half Block from  Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-      Ladysinith.  HOTEL   DOMINION  ���������Ral.cp .fl.25 ������������������inl$1.50���������  Prea hue to all steamboat  landim 8 and  mihvav depots.    Rieciric carfl ������'V������*i y 'ivt  minuteH t.o all part_ ol   the cily.    Bai  and table nnexcellfd.  F. BAVNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, C.  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TICKET OFFICE  Cofi Government and Yates Sis.  V10T0IUA,  B   G  !��������� Traascutitinent I  1���������Trains Daily���������  4  ii  mmm  IV  Leads Them    Ali  IN QUA .LIT Y  :o:-  R.P.RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Under New Manngment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  Jas. R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  Comniercial  Mens'  headrmarters.  Modern  and     Strictly   First Class.  Fire Proof     Buildiag.  Pacific Coast  VICTORIA, :���������: :-:  Agency.  *     -: :���������B.C  WANTED���������My' Chicago wholesale  house, special representative (man or  'woman) for each province in Canada.  Salary $20 60 and expenses paid  weekly.1 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.  TH6 CITY M:7W F?K6T  "R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  M. J. HENRY'S^  NMRSEHIES,   GREENHOUSES AND SEC0  HOUSES  1010 Westminster Road,  VANOOUVEtt,  I-Ieadqiiarters lor-���������  PACIFIC (lROV^N aarden. Held  and flower SEED5  ior disiributiou. ;  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  hefore placing yours or-'  der. Greenhouse Plants,  Floral Packages, Fertilizers, etc.  3010'.Westminster Road.  VANCOUVER, 1?.  C  ONE    IS    THP:      "NORTH  >*     - COAST  LIMITED."  ���������TJic elcutric  lighted train to  the East.  , Tickets on'sale to'all Eastern  ami  Southern   ���������>oinls     at  < LOWEST Rales. Up-io-date'  Piiilnwn nnd Tourist Sleepers  on' all trains.       Dining     Car  wit ice Unsurpassed.  <<  Steamsnip Tickets on sale to  and fiom ali   European Points.  Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  ���������For'further  particulars  call  or    svrjle      the ollice.   'Phone  Main -Ji������6.  A.    D.    Charlton',   A.G.P.A.,  N.P., 'Portland, Ore.  ."}  E.   E.      Blacksvood  agent, Victoria, 13.  Mgggnwwm*|  general  Are You  Going Bust  Then be aure your tickets rearf  via  UNION  PAUL  the  Pacifli  I DUNDEE-  *+.^***********+**-M-^  WHISKY  Scollands Best..  * Sole Agents for li. C.  GEO YUEN  Ladysmith  Merchant Tailor  x  ���������r.r~jr^.,    -i.,M..  n.dii-ini.yiir-in-iir-ii-il'  +  *>  ���������f*  *  '*  f  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  I PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OP COPPEK, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, -���������  C.  HEAD OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION. CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  Vancouver Island, 0, 0. General Manager.  +  ���������f*  %  +  ���������J*  *  ���������4-  PAINTING,        PAPEKtlANQlN^  ,'"7;BTC. -  Work  done properly  and  at     r1-1  prices.      A fun  line ol Wall    Paper,  and Painter's ^Supplies   Residence  on  Roherta Street  J    E   SMITH.  Pr  ll you like������������������-  A  smooth,  easy  shave,  an  eve".  svell-finisheil     beard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  Vou will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI 0RS  HIGH STREET.  The only   line now  making  DEPOT    connections at ST.  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with  through    trains    from    the  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TH'J  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST TIME. ,  ��������� BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHI-  OACJO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask yo������i  local agent or write,  \      F- W.  PARKER  . GeneraJ   * jrent,  ViO 2nd Ave.. Seattl..  =3*aiaaii  ..Dea era lu  ITH  B.C.  .Cor*, 5th. A ventre & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at. any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  LADYSMITH BAKERY  CHOICE    CAKES    AND   PASTRY  ALWAYS    I-RESII   ON HAND  Wedding    C'al*s  Made   lo   Order  I'MU-'iTS, 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.  Pianos and  Organs'.'.  ladysn.ith, B.C  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOH  None bu   Union I^abor ��������� Employed  fl. J. BOOTH, Prop  Dr. Dier can be found-at anytime  at his office on Gatacre st. .His dental work is guaranteed to be first-  class and rates reasonable si. ~T  THIS'. ;DAILYJSLEOGER  11 Mf  an noun  m rat  Seattle, March 8.���������Riding a liics'cle  over  tlie snosv-covered  mouiita.i.k r<* ���������  water-covered  Anderson I'.as  set  anew record   for 'ravel ��������� m  Fairbanks to Valdez. Besides hg.sing  the distinction ..of .being thc seen I  man to make the difficult trip, Anderson has beat the only other record by nearly a week.'  Anderson arrived  in   Seattle Tuesday on, the steamer Farallon.   lie is  in Seattle on  a business trip,   .uiyin-;  a spring stock for his^ drug si ore   r.i  F-aiThanks.   Though  he  enjoyed    1he  trip out,     he'does not iiifeu.l  Seattle,    March    8.���������An  invention  that svill  save  thousands  of dollars  to- the city has just been completed by   <:eS   and     sometimes  asler    Mechanic     J.  J. Lsnch, of trails of the   north, II  the   local   fire department.' This consists of a mori Hot no/./el that may  ���������he  used  on (ire   buats,  host-   wagons  and   in  many, other    places.      When  the matter of  the rebuilding of   the  lire-boat  Siift^iiahnle came  up a fesv  months ago Chief. Ralph Cook asked  for     prices on monitor nozzles, and  found that    they would cost    $1,000  apiece.'     He      dechiect that   a better  nozzle could lie built here by the department   itself, and' for a great deal  less  money. s Me  at once  too'c       the  ��������� matter up svith Ljnch, and  tsvo no/.-  ���������  zles has'e been  completed, and      will  be  installed on   the Snoqiialiiwo in a  few days.  The    tsvo     nozzles  just completed  cost $225,  or .a saving;   of nearly $2,-  000 user  svhat  they  would have cost  ;if  bought  outright.    Six  more    are  to  be placed  on  the  boat.   It' is also  the    intention  of the chief to place  one of the ncss*- appliances on  each of  the hose carts, which will enaihlc them  fo  anssver the j-'irpose of a, battery  such as is used  in the San Francisco  department.  The tsvo   nosv completed  throw    a  3A-inch     fit ream,      and   svill   be  the  most powerful  of all ..the  alliances  in  use in  the city.  Anolher point in  fnvor o'' the new nozzle ^s compared  with the one commonly in use is that".  t it,  weighs only 150 pounds, ;>s opposed  to 1,000-for  the old style.  In the  Porl.l.i'iid   ' lire      boat,     the extreme  weight, of the appliances has caused  a great deal  of  trouble.- Willi     thc  nesv appliance  one man can  operate  spieral, Mreams   ,  as after   they are.  once in position  they  remain  at the  ilesiied angle,  no, matter  hosv strong  the  pressure of   the stream.  Ha (LIU  Pi 1POUCC  rnHSm  K*  $3jO00,O0O  LAWSUIT,  HANLON'S NARROW ESCAPE  ������v4~:������'K"-H-4"i~M' ��������� *fr+-fr+~K"t-������������ii������ -^.^-'b^b+'r+'i' ������* ��������� -I- ��������� ���������?-  to  "bike" it hack to the Northern mining camp.  Anderson  svalled  217  miles on   i*is  trip  out, due  to a heavy   svind      md  snow-storm that  obliterated  thc trail  so  that he could  not ride bis  svh"*'  through  thc drifts. In spite of   this  he made the 400  miles  in  seren (lavs  and sixteen hours.    On one dav    he  covered sesenty-scyen  miles, ami  on  another     sixty-six.    when   he  had a  fine trail, with  the snosv packed hard  and smooth  ''I  left Fairbanks on  Fcl-ruary'lfi  and arrived in Valde/. on the 23rd a  2.30 in the  r        tig," said Anderson  "Forty-five   l.      ,   from   Fairbanks  I  struck ���������. winds 0rm and had  to walk  to Gill.ana,  2fi2 miles out.    Most of  thc  w������y the trail   was- deserted,   hut,  tosvartls  the  end it   became  livelier,  and for  fifty  miles out  from Vahlez  the road is cmw������led  svith  men     and  teams.    Most of  the way the trail is  g.ood,  but on the delta scmiie of   ,if  has been   overflosvecl.     Valdez     is   a  very busv place nosv, there is a preat  deal of freighting being done into the  interior."  OF INTEREST TO  LOVERS OF SPORT  THE RING���������  San     Francisco,     March     8���������Kid  Krant, -who  made sucli a good  _how-  ing at Colnia agai'ist Haywards, the  tou_h     Nesv ��������� York negro,  will have  his   hands  full   during  the next   few.  sveel s.   'lie will   first endeavor       to  dispose of George Herberts,  the   aggressive  ss'eltersvcight  that Tim  Mc-.  Gralh has  iu tosv.   Krant ami   Herbert  svill    box at  Vallejo ou  March  20 lnei'on*  the  Palm  Athletic     Club-  The   sveig-Iit  agreed upon  is  .152  lbs.  at six o'clock.    -  He is-so--confident, that ���������Herberts is  already on his staff that he has also  signed articles of agreement to box  Bob Lunelle at Stockton onAluilfi.  Luiidie has consented, to fight Krant  at 138 pounds at three o'clock.  ���������Johnnie Keid,  svho is. loo'-ing after  to give    such a big chunk of weight  away  because he thinks  Krant    svill  be easy, picking for  Limdie,  no  matter at. what weight they clash.  The  Bidletin says'   Harry 'Penny's  tragic  death   after  liis   battle    with  l''rannie~NeiL was  the direct result of  a hold   falT.   Tbe young  pugilist  svas  not in any condition! to fight.      He  was    not   examined by a     pbysii-ian.  The mysterious  Dr. Day  is   only    a  myth.  These facts were exposed yesterday  .afterncon, by Frankie Neil and liis  second. John Frayne, both, of -whom  declared that they, never saw a physician prior to the fight and that Nell  syas' not examined in accordance with  the law. Criminal prosecutions >..,,  result. The police are holding the alleged  certificate  of  exaniinkution     as  Nesv York. -larch, 7.���������JJerlha Clai  tches was laken from tliu Tomb-  prison to t ho district, attorney V  o/lic-e. She had a talk there sviin  assistant District Attorney Eh  Although no ollicial statement \va-  mnde public it svas reported tha-  unci young woman gave Ale. Kh  trie  names   of four  policemen, t������.  whom   she  said  sbc   paid   tsvo       dr>!  ���������ars  a  weciv   ior     jirotec.T.ion     whil**  leading  thc   life  of     a   woman        ������*  'h*. ot.reet.     She also    law '*������o ���������������������������*"���������  ���������������*������ of   fifty   oi'hei"   o.ilicam.in. t>������  -mnoix stated who svere receiving  'Ka aa-n*.:r.ts from oi.nw svom������"*  -1 tbu district, sshnre she hvn*  % aecrttt confeivoc'i look < uia/*--  *',voay bctsreeu police <-.<>iuuiihmkmi  ������r Jliiigaiu aiid Uurtha Clalcho-  "-t'losel. Abraham Levy and .Tudtf  Otto  RoalM.jr.  ARRIVED AT  AGREEMENT  -. Paris. .March. 5.���������Russian p������-_.  posed modification of police ��������� que*  Hon at   Aljyt-'cii'aK,      svhich France  is understood to be ready to accept, and which repoits nayi la  also accepted by <���������- Germany's ������*p  rwsentatives, at llu Moroccan cod  ference suhjei-t to the approval of  authorities nl IV-lin limits th*  police arrangements; lo tinee ������������������������  Jlse yen is.       durinc       svhich tht  P-ivnch and So.ir.tsh nolle- ���������������������!>���������������  uiiikk - jjr.-rii>mcai   rcp-r-S     tu *P"  iai_;>:o!Tia(.*i: ropicsctil ntisvs ������������: JM'W  c-rs at Tang-ier. (iormaiiy, in nu  mrniirime.   reserving   tne   rights Is  orrfr-r tbnt if the ai rnngoniont pro  \t> iinsaiisfactory she can d������  man.l a revision at the expiration  of life  of aijires���������'"nt  , =���������o   A LONG,  SOUND SLEEP  Jboston. Mae*., .March it���������Ai*jp>-  ��������� r.ents in tbe suit against Bei'v  ������. Ro_era. of Nesv York, brought  wv aeorge Wharton Peppsr. rmc*tf-  *��������������� of the Hay State Gas Company  ���������?  TViuware. ������o    rerover   JS-OOtf1  '.'OU   from   III*.      Jtogvis,   svus     begun,  today,    tn the  United     States    _���������������  ..���������-it before-    .fuclcc     Pidinan.      I'*1!'  _-jit.     svlnch  has  been  pendinar sisra  1O08I.      _*rc'ss   oui   of  The     i-ocsoli������~  ::���������������_   .>r   the   T5.i-.loii       Ca-?    -.-imn^.."  ������nu  was  brought by   veuciver      I'-������<-  ���������M������r to   recover  assets     svhich !������������������*  . taimed svere svrongfully acquired '���������������������������������  Mr Ttogc.-s in tlie -*ettlt,ni',nt of t^.?  CJM.Hr Company's   arrut'.gainur.Mii:.  Toronto, March, ^.���������Xed      Hanlci*,c  world renosvned  oarsman       _*���������<���������  %'' narrow cscei>e  from  death        lm������*  ���������ven'iiig. -'.'He.'.'and  a  friend w#*������  ���������ros-inc    Toronto  Uay on  -ha     f-'-*  frdin 'Ct.ntre Tslattd     to  tke        fo.rt  mi   -York -Street,  when  they   st^a a  ���������oft atrat and went ilu'outra.        u-i  uay  was   deserted  at ute    c:tno.    r������.r.  t.tie cna-mpions   oarsman  manatfso. i o  1 u������t on  solid ice.  and  naved ni"---  ���������   ' j  ������-mi   and   raacued  bia   couu>aQioD  'V  4  *  ���������������������������  ���������  i  1  i  t  al  NANAIMO    B. C  flanufacturers of the  Co  A   IfAVOIUTK   REJMRDY   FDR   UAi  JU'ES  ll's    ]ih*ns!tiit      taste    and   prompt,  cures have made Clian-,'rrlain"s Couuh  licincdy a favorite with the. mo-theis  of sum 11 children. I' ..uicl'ly cures  their coughs nnd colds and preven'.s  any danger of pneumonia'or other  serious con^c-iicuces. It not only  cures croup; but svhen given ns soon  as th? croupy cough appears svill pre  vent   the attack. For sale by   La  th smith Pharniacv.  tt*massn&$&lEm&v&x^smT:'  Lundie's     iniercsts, is .cjiiite willing    evidence..  NO CONCESSIONS  WILL BE MADE  Chicago,      March,    7.���������No concession-   win   be made'- by   tbe     Illinois  'I .   ���������     ��������� .-...-���������     ".: i-  Caal     Operators  Association    to tlio  United Mine ''Worker- of America,  '-'ins was decided ou today at an  Havuutiv-. meecni'g oi lite u|wi_tor.i  svno auopteu resolutions uuciaring  inen- willingness to face tin: threat,  euetl striiic in April ratner 'thaii  grant- the ilcmaniis of tne miners.  Tbe ine*:tiug svas cailetl to coa  sider a coll tor a joint meviing* oi  operators nnd miners at Jndiaa-  npons on March 1C> to mako a  second ttttciupt to formuiatt.* a nuv,  scale or svages and commons of ia  bor. Aller accoptuig tne invitation  to tnc ' tndianapoti.s meeting- tne rc-.i  oiutions stale certain demands ana  concludes. Failing to secure sucn  contract, provi.slpns at. the  poised Interstate 'meeting ( svilt ,  fuse to be, a party to any  greement that may be mad*  the   convention.  pro-  rc-  ag-  i>y  Chicago. March, 7.��������� Tsvo hundred -members of Illinois coal operators' Association met. today, to  consider the demands, Jor increase  of pay made by membeifri of the  United Mine Worlau-s, svho threaten  to strike on April 1st, if 'thi'ir  demands arc not. granted. Tbe meet  ing wns not. open to the. public,  nil of the speeches svere svit.bout.  exception In i'ns-or of refusing- th  demand.'! of tlio miners nnd thc  great, majority of'those present approved the speeches. Tin* sentiment against grunting- the domnnds  of the miners svas so strong at tho  nieel ing  that  several   niembej'.s. of  the   association    declared  that  in tha  escnt   of   the National     Association  CANADIAN  NEWS NOTES  For   Wheat. Land. .  Chariot tetosvn,   March..'7.���������A     syndicate   has  been formed. here   for tho  purchase:  of    -10,000 acres ��������� of",    land  in  tin* -wheat:'belt   of     Saskntcbesvan  A.     W.     Sterne  is president.  Deficit   Made Tip'.  ��������� "Toror to.--.March   7.���������A 'deficit.'       of  ������105,007,   in  Presbyterian church  receipts   reported   a   fesy      days      ago  has  been almost entirely made     up.  'Emmigrahts .Galore.  Toronto, 'March,   7.���������Three ..special  to  ss'Hi  lii-  1,-  and  An cj-Uaoi-iiiunry r-cai-.e of long  sleeping has been puzzling the Vancouver police and jail .surgeon foi  soserul days says the World. \V. Iv  iiichmoutl svas brought in by oui-  c-r Uradiicr last 1'riday night aud  locked up on a charge of boiu^  drunk and incupublo. He had fallen  on the pas-ement iu front. of iho  Mint saloon aud  svas utterly in  capable when arrested. He wa������  put to bed ami has slept practical-  ly all tke time ainco. Whoa shaken  and aio used he gtuuts and .say-  he .vauts uothiug aud drops oil  to Bleep aaaui. The iail surgeon  examined Itichiuond - carefully -a  couplu of times and found nothing  to indicate that he had been-..injur-.  ���������a. A bdtti svas tried, but wiiu  a<������ erTcct, arm nnairy totiay, ni'>  frainugf ol over get-VKig the man a-  ntu, tne police line! iiim removed  in the hospiTal, : where nis ca���������  will no ciouht. attract, mtwresr. , a-  ���������iiinna. nioclical aes.   , o-  II; is scarcely 50 years since. the  first friction match was invented.  They svere merely splinters or :ha\--  iiigs of wood tipped svith sulphur.  The sulphur' ss'ould burst into name  on being dipped into a bottle of ph-os-  ihorus.*  %  ������  In  British Columbia  Lager  Beer   and Porter      Guaranteed  Brewed from the Best Canadian  Malt  .Run   Hops  ���������! X ������������i-*-'i-*~i^-������^������^>:>-������-������i-������>������i-������������i>^.|-.>.i>������i������i* ������������������!��������� ��������� -i* *������ ���������i-������-������i*^~i>^-������i-^~s������^-5-j������-i">  AFFLICTED  WITH   RHEUMATISM .  "I   svas and     am yet   aiflcted  svill  rheumatism," sa\������ Mr.  .J.  t\ .I'-aym-,'  editor  of  the Herald,   Aililiiigt.ui,   IndianTorrilory,   "hut th.inls  to (.hum  berlain's  sPain     Halm am  able on-e i  more to attend  to business,   it is the  best'   of     linanieiits." [f i roubled j  svith ��������� rheumatism gi\<- I'ain ll.ilm a J  trial and you are certain lo be mire]  than pleased svith the prompt iclmf ���������  which, it. alior-ils.     Un- application  re-'  LAC /SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  PIANOS,      ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     n UKN1TURI'   MOV-  ED  PROMPTLY   A   ND   SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of thc Lac" ysmith hotel.  Abhors ford.  Leave orders at  "-*4-*4-*-r + 4-+.>4>- ��������������������������������������������� -  A. J. WASK.T, PROP  ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������"���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������-ft't-*- ���������  ���������  ������  X  -���������t  the ���������  ���������  lie.'e-s the   pain,  smith   I'hannacv.  Tor sale  by   Lady-1  -ti,>_u___ir ^.iJ.t', *js.������  s'l'Ol*-:  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST  MINING   REGULATIONS.  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  Office  1st Avenue  trains   svere  require-cl  yesterday  carry     Ontario citizens      svho  settle   in   Western   Canada.   The  tal   number  on  the  trains  svere  000,   including - men,   svomen  children.  Noted Hi vine.  Kingston, March. 7.���������Ties*. T>. Sol-  ande, lalo pastor o'f tlu, First Con-  ���������gregational church of this city, has  applied to "Kingston Presbytery to  be' received into the church. "Ut>-  fjuest was agreed to. He ie a native of Vermont, and n gradualn  of Queon'H univei-sity. It is said  he svill go (o Western Onnnda.  _ o--   SmBSBaasMmmgmmwmHBM  it_aaa___s_j������M������tt*--.'-i3>:������vjo-.*-_'^w  s-W^v^  True   Bills.  Tngcrsol, March.  7���������Truo bill fo  murder   of  .Isinh   Wright.,   of  place   in   October   last   has   been  ������j turned   by  the   Grand   jury     of  r ������h'"  this  I'c-  <)x-.  Hell,  nnd  forel Assize against lOsvart  Geo. 'Dunn i.s, G. Dossers,  William.     Wilson  of  lng-ersol.  nl'    operators   making terms svith  tht miners, the Illinois Assoi'tnt ion  will probably make a single hand-  ad  fight  against  thc     union.  ,,s:^;r-y>^i^..i,!!i  (c~"iZ:'    *^^iy  <:.  Coal���������Coal   lands   may  be  puichas-  cd at $10'per acre for soft coal   and  $20  for   anthracite.   Not  more   than  320 acres can be acquired by  one individual or company.   Royalty   .��������� the  rate    of ten cents per  ton  of  a.OO'J  pounds    shall,    he collected   on   tho  gross output!  Quart--���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per- annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per antium for  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. The lee 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  $500 has   been expended   or  paid, the  locator  may,   upon  having   a survey  made; and upon complying svith oth  er.requirements,'purchase the land at  $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. yea;Jy.  A free miner may obtain tsvo leas  es to dredge for gold of five miles  each for a term of twenty years, rc-  nesvable at the descretion of the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of c-river leased. Royalty at the ratr  of 2_ per cent collected ou the out  .put-after-it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy   of the  Minister  of   the  In  ���������rlor  /' ' W.  SILKK.  .(JEMEKAJL. LXPRESS ANT)  DELIVERY  WORK FROMPTLY nr.- *���������*  Leave orders at the Abhotsford.  "I PIERGY & GO"  Manufacturers Of.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  Miners1 Drilling Machines,  Vlade to order and Repaired at short    notice.    Drill- Sharpened  by n-  *ays gives satisfaction.  Picks  handl eel and repaired. )  Shipsrrii thing    in    aJ1     its   branches  florseshoers and General Blacksmiths.  R. WRIGHT  c- <  Buller Street *���������-     -   - Ladysmith, B C  LIVERY, BOARDING AND        '  if:  & PHONE 66  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS   WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSWT  ��������� -  *  ������  t  i  e  -*  *  * ���������  :..a.-r.������^������3K*^������^*^*^������  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood! and 3at\v f>r5il.  SI-.'E   J.   KEMP.   OR  LEAVE    ORDERS  WITH  - W. CARTER,-  1TRST  AVENUE  PHONE      6-0  NOTICE  LADYS.Ylirtl   WATER WORKS  Consumers are requested to call at   the office     on   Roberts   Street and  pay Water     Rates, "between'the 10th     and the 25th of each month.  Office Hours I P. M. 4 30  X i '  T, f BLAND  SUPERINTENDENT.  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  VlCTOHifi, B. G.  Il" corners 1'he Critics  A financial saving-  nol'hing buh ashes  in Iho pan.  5  London, Toronto, Hocttcal, Winaipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  NOTICE  From this date the undersigned  will not he responsible foi any Indebtedness incurred except, on *  written oroef signed by the secretary  Rowland  Machin.  V.   I.  EXPLORATION &  DEVEL  OPMENT CO.,  LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria. B. C. Ma**  ISth. 1fl0������.  HAY, GRAIN and  fARM PROMM  Orders will be delivered anywhertf  in the city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'., on tk������  Eaplin-di.  James Warnock  Public  Notice  Attention Is called to the   fact that tht  Ogiivie Flour riilis Co,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR.     hare for some -inn  past been producing flour In a   vastly  improved and purifi "  form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control'ol    all the basic patents relating there  to, take this opportunity of ������. dvisinp; the  public  that any  orized users of the eleetric*l   flour purifying processes  will  ������������������* pio-  ������ecuted.  Ogiivie Flour Mills Company I_?mit3d  are tlie    only    miliar*! ia Caauda whose  Flour  s p'Ji'ifialby th.3 ElsotriD^Pracess  timmsxfmts^xTm'X&w*  vnurjMinjvau-flUMMf iOK i  DAY SCHOOL  Usual   subjects   taught;   also      language-1* -  drawing   in   pencil   and crayons,  paint ng  in  oils  and  water col  ors,  pianoforle arid vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS   BERTRAM,  Ladysmith.  B   ii  . R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  A.U work _u_ranteed, and at re_.so  ���������hie rates.  RESIDENCE AND OFFICE  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Ladysmith Temple No. 5 --Rathbone--  Sisters meets at the Oddfellosvs' hall;  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. :  Mrs.  Kate Tate secretary.    A  UNITED ANCIENT  ORDER OF :  DRUIDS  Meets in the T 0. 0 .F. Had, La-  Weiiington Grove No. 4 U. A. 0. D  liysinith, the Second and Fourth  hednesdays of each month, commencing Wednesday,  13th..  1905.  ViS'iting Druids are invited to at*  tend^ ���������  ;."  By Order.  WM. RAFTER, Reef Sectjy  PATRICK BURK, N. A.  J !BB  uL ���������"������������������ ..���������rrr  *^r ���������-*.���������*  THE    DAILV  iv  Local Items  >  Smoke Big B. Cigars  Nesv Goods arr-s.,ns  everv dav  &������iion Leiser ec  Co '  Ltd,  at  Res-. R.  J. Bowen svas a��������� passcnKer  to  Nanaimo at nu0n today.  Mi    W.  A   Cornwall   visited   Crofton  ycsteiday.  Mr-. 3. \Y. Cohurn came, down from  Nanaimo  on  tbe  morning train.  Mis   T   D.  Conway  went down  to  Crofton  this  nioi nine.  Messis. Russel Simpson and ��������� Arllim  Morrison   svenl   up   to  Nanaimo      at  noon   todaiy   lo   play  for   the   Eagles  in the Rugby m.itch, Eagles vs   Sons  of St.   George, at   that city  this afternoon.    This svill   be  the , first Rugby match played in tbe Coal Oity for  along  time nnd  uiuVii   inleiesl . is being taken  in il. When tbe local recreation Ground i.s completed theie is no  reason  why     a good   Rugby       team  should  not  be formed in  Ladysmitli.  And  what about lacrosse here? There  is1 the material for   a good team.   , _o   Mrs   (Pi )  Dasjs of Nanaimo pass-  ���������'������  thiough  on  1  Vic(oua  Mr  he mot uing  train    ty  K4IEN ISLAND  REPORT IN ~  THE HOUSE  .-������^f_-  Geo Ple-cripi, of Narwiinio,  ..W>������ lias been visj1m8 Victoria Vv-  <iiinod home at noon f0<lay.  Mr.     and Mis    rieam of Duncans  who   weie  ,���������  the c,iy scslerdi-v   re-<  tmned home  Uns  rooming       -.'  tiid   is  of Rev.  in  the  and  Mis.   V.   Wall cm  ���������.���������._���������,e  down  fro  N.i������.iimo   l.-sl   eseinng  ������?������'fsl   lor a feu   ,jajs  ���������Wis.   llu wen.  The  city*  council   ssiN  meet I     Mr  "usse/J   Simpson   on   Fjirtay next  i0  discn&s   (be  question  of granting      a  ,   llt7 :in  a/'i'witc  paity,"0r- con-  I'������ny  to jnsi.il] an  electijc  plant.  's  I>av, the 17 th of  For St.  Patiick  ,  Match, the city band has engjicfcri the  ,o(,{'i.i  limi&e and   will  and danrc  gi>e a concert  lhe millinery season has convmend-  *<i and you)tUe .(1s.led to inspect the  latest nowltic- i��������� \l.lis a,l(l Necl..  weai  at Simon  Leisei  A.   Co.'s Ltd.  I -  TJiPto will   i,c  plenty ������]oi..g ilere ;,,  me  svay  of    anmseineiit   after  Lent.  Dining  Ibis  season   fhjngs arc   !;   of  couise,  ifinet.  The Pi ingle Company, whicli"'plays  in ihe local opeia house this month  i1* now at the Watson /1heatre, Victoiia Esc, j night the company"'is  gieeted ssilh buinpei houses and their  uppeaiance m Ladysmilh will'������������������,_.. a .  ti cat, foi lesidents heie.  I)r U'alliiem passed tluough .to'-. Nanaimo on the noon tiain from Victoiia The DocUn's many old"'-'friends;  wen- plen.sed 10 see linn at the sia-  tion Mi \\ w. Walkem went' up on  the noon i tiain  also  The conceit the city 1 and are giving on St Patrick s Dav, March ]?,  pi onuses to be thelfcst one of. the  season Miss E Dobeson and other  weil Knossn aiti-^ts ssill lender some  choice selections. The progtaanjiip..  will  be published  in a day or tsvo.  Mavor  \icholson   is  collecting '   all  the    mfoi inalion   possible   regardin'j;  electiic  hah I,  and  when  the      time  comes foi  th-r people to vote on      a  bvlaw   thev   ssill  he able to  ask  but  few   (,'ueslions  Ihat   the  council | svill  he  uiinH-c  to   anssvei       Fesv  people  doubt   (hat  bv ne\(   wniter the  town  will  he juo eilv lighted     Tt is       a  foiegone conclusion .that the next bylaw svill pass.  In fv-scial   paits  of  the  city   resident-  liasc  lecently   done   considerable svork tosvards clearing tbe streets  hy their    piopeitv    Mr   R. Morgan  has  remosed  stumps   and  made       a  good  footpath  on Thud  Asenue   and  While   stieet,   and Mi    Axelton   has  also  done  much   good  work   tosvards  making   tlie stieet on  which he'lives  psissaiiie     These me  tsso  of several  casts   of     ssojU     ben-'**  done   en   tho  sdeel   by lesidents.    If all  owners ol  pi uppity  ssould   follosv  the good  ex-  aiiiiilc set   ind  put  in some  laili'or  ������.n  the mads  then   piopeits   svould be of  'more  value..and   the city would base  a hei Lei:  appearance.  Following, is taken from tiie* report  of 'proceedings   of   the   Legislature:  Mr.   Garden  presenied  (he icport of  ha Kaien  island  inquiry , coin mil lee,  ogelhci' wilh  a typewrit (en copy  of  ill  the  evidence,' and  all  documents.  ..ml  plans  produced   during  the  hear-  ng.  , Mr. J. A.  Macdonald snid  that     a  Minority   report  had   been   pieparckl,  nil us   the chairman,   .Mr.      Garden,  had refused  to  present  lhe minoiity  report he moved  the  follosving  resolution:  "That  the  report  he  referred   bark  to the comuiiUee,   ss'ith   insl ructions  to .-append (hereto tbe minority       icport."  There-h ad been a serious difference  of ���������'opinion betsveen the majority u'Ni  the minority members of the committee, and it had been argued in committee that such a course svas illegal  'Mc:-'was prepared to argue the eon-  su'tutionialit)- of the course he proposed.  Mr. Bowser objected thai lhe mo-  tiur svas out of order.  . > Mr. Macdoual'd asked for a ruling.  J Ion. R. McBride said that the  leader of the apposition svas trying  to do by an indirect method what  he could not do directlys lie raised  the point of order that no minority  report  could be  icceised.  Mr.  llaicdonal'd  pointed  out     that  tli:* point of .order was not well _ak-  | en, as he  was  claiming tbe right    to  move an  amendment   to a motion be-  To re the house.   He .(t/ioted from Bour  inot's parliamentary   procedure       to  .justify   his  position   and  cited cases  where the House of Commons     had  allowed a minority  reporL   to  bo   appended-against  the objections- ot  the  majority,   lie also read a ruling from  Llakmore" to  the same effect.        He  claimed   that  it  was  alsvass  compe-'  tent for   thc house  to  instruct       the  c mi mittee ou  recominital.  Mr. Speaker   Pooley  thought a.t the  present      si age   that   the authouties  were against   the admission  of    anv  a ":iendnien(   on   the reception  of a ic-  . ��������� it.    It  might  be  in cuder  on       a  motion  to adopt.  Mr. Macdonald pointed out that tho  1 yic-al   cojiclusicn   of   Mr.   Bowser's  argument was  that 'the house had n.o  .-osver to     recommit���������an  aL'surdity;  , s svas evidenced by   tbe almost daily  practice of   the. house.  Mr. Olioer thought it svas a debatable cfuestion. Whether until the  '������������������'.lorfc had been received by the  ii-rase, the committee had not dis-  ch.u-ged its functions. Up to that:  si.ige the house could issue any insl ructions, it pleased. He quoted  from May in support of liis contention.  The     speaker  said  he  svould   take  "ilie mutter   into   caiisideriatjon  gi.e his' decision; later.  The  house  then   adjourned  unti  o'clock   tomorrow,  ��������������������������� (j��������� .  Smoke Big B.  Cigars  BOY'S  KNICKERS  Ask for No. 700 and  No������ I704 and you'll  get the Best Wearing   Boy's Odd  KNICKERS  in Canada for   the  Price ��������� Hade   with  Double Sea?5,  Double Knees and Dou  Stiched Seams-  Made from All-wool  Halifax  I weed  ��������� ��������� *  PRICES'  65c*:   75 *.. $J 00  *     *     ������  T.ie )'.c*l a* 11.-nc  00  C00U ;oi you." Bojs  RESIGNATION OF  FRENCH MINISTRY  Yesterday  Premier'  Rouvier's     Ministry    Wss    Defeated  on    Minor   Debate,  267���������234.  ������<  and  tsvo  Walters &  Akenhead  -   TKLEI'IIONK STRIKE.  A  Vamcouver   despatch  says:    The  telephone question  has  nosv   reached  tlu*  final  stage   in committee  consultation,   h^ery day for  tlie  past week  iu fact  ever since Mr. Sulli.van, third  .ice-i'iesidenl      of the International  IJrotlierhood of     El'ectrica!- Workers,'  arris ed,   efforts   ha.se  lx'en  made    to  settle thc trouble,  and certain os-er-  tures ss^erc nia'ie looking toward fixing     the existing difficulties.       The  telephone directorate base,  after  ar-  guinenUitivc combats,   made the   overture that they svould take" tne girls  back"      ss-ithin  tier,   days,   if possible,  but  svould not consent to interfering  in any shape or form  svith the nonunion girls.    According to  the girls,  (liis  svould     mean  the  preference of  non-union girls to union ^rls, and in  s iess   of   (heir past  experiences   they  ��������� naiiimously  decided  to stay out unlil   the  unicii   svas  recognized       and  1 heir demands  granted.    They     also  say  that   if thej* svent  back  nosv they  svould  be  in a worse  position   than  before. .!���������  The 'liU'Cn-icn, who left the ^matter  for the girls to decide, are going to-  back the girls up to the last ditch.  Nothing can be expected than a fight  to a finish���������the girls and electrical  sv-oriMirs on the one hnnd and the  -���������niployors' association (represented  ' v-the telephone com-pany). on the  i.lier.  P������rls,     II arch,    S.���������L:!v      a  ���������ran a clear sky  the    Kuuvlei*   mlu  ������������������try  was defeated  in   the     ehauabei  af deputies    tonighi.     and     ur.uiot  lately resigned.     The cauinet     crisi-  coraes at.  a most dramnlic    moment  when   tho   rYanco-OTsnan        contest  tias  reached       ������   dec:sis'e   stag-e,   anil  may eaterc an  iniporcanr. aaverse   *.h-  Uucnce    ou rne   Aigcciras cumcrcn'*L-������  in   l_uropean   afTans.       lne        aeic;������i  Ol  tne governmeiu  cume    on  a. com  pantivciy    minor   uoijauj  os*er        -lu.  caurcn  disoracrs.     U'nu     goveninMU.  succeeaea  in    lioicimg-       -ol     votos  wnne  tne vanou*> elements     In      ov-  position clericals,     socialists -      anu  uaLionulists-uuitc-d   ami   polled     -u'.  voius,   tUus placing     uiu       i'uuii-U>  tu a uiiuoi'it^     01 H'ti.     I'lvimoi Uo-  >Wl'     wnn  all  01  ill-   colleagues   un  muaiately   proccoaea     to   tut.   torci^:,  ��������� jiHce,   ��������� sslieru u  joint  loiter    oi   tui>  t^iiation  sva_ prepuicci.      i_iau.'r    "u  Uouvier,  i>i-e_uai.eu   tins    letter        Ui  -.'resideiit _ Failiuis,     ssito   accepie.1 I *..  bolt nou'of cliurch ins entorios. llavinff  ruturned I'rom iiresunlin^ his resigna-  tiou.      M.       Itousner      svas sur-  roar.clc-n in tne loUi:ies of tlio ciiam-  ner   oi  di-iiuties      ny      groups o������  members svho c\pressed their regret  ������t hi_ aoanuojiment of ollice. M  Uouvier dlspf-yem; not the sugnt-  yst oluulioi-. xtepiyiiyj lo one ol  an, Joliossurs, ne remaruou: "I r������.  ifardecl il us ������ poinr oi nonar vo  luuil Uiu mail I had uncii-ruaiceu. *l'u������  eaaiuL-ur'i> solo jihh roiievcu uw  iu u burden, lhe svoignt oi svnico  uau   otf^uii   10   niauc    uscli  mil.       r  UIU     llOt   JCJil'Cl    1   1."        Uu uuuuu.  ���������_ bhouiU ba\e rc-t-civoU i������DO solua  uau i (luclitruU im- mat 'vigorou-  HL-uoii,   out   thu   -������em iim*nt     ol     uu  "iiiibei- sv.is ;i_,ain 1 bo catnuoL- r*  s.a.iu;ng iu olii-c until thu ulectioa  ���������auuiu naso uc^uii uj^am tomorrow.  11. was U-ticr to linisli iiurucum.-  '.cljr. The mccunj;- ol the cabuvi  at Lite rorei^n ollice lasted half *>n  '���������loui1. Alter cxcliauuinu- Ovioss.s r������  atin^-  to   cliurch  inseutori-S it     w*i-������  ��������� vsmsMSOfuman  IRIffiWiMrVW*  ARRIV  NEWMILLINIRY  LADIES' TRIKD HATS  LADIES' UNTRIMMED HATS  and  FLOWERS  1.  I-  i  r  it  0  ������  V  ue resiguation. The L'lesiaent aii-  louuced nis intention ol consulting  me prcsidcnis of thu senate aim  ibur  ol*  deputies  tomorrow       r������>  'lecicled   lo   uuspenri   ooeratioas ������������������������  Miat rouard until a new cal������uel iuta  "mici* anpoint-ed. The rliseuaniois ���������*������  "dted    frnm  a    diayarit.s-     of       U������������  ,VJll  GAT4CRr. ST  &U) Ltd..  v  LADYSMITH '?[  lativc   to  the  information     of a new j vunioim  ������.*c;ji-(!_������.C!.i   m   tlio     ������:biui������������������lu>r  cabinet.     The  debate   in   tho     chain   | m   deDuties  rolativoi   to thc luctUoOn  Iter   ol    depuuu-     ssab      upon    - tlu J \t  csirryiiKp  out   the      lasv     ur������������vi0  hloody not ^ostcnlai-     during;      tlio I ma  ior  the   separation      of      ������-.l_iir������-Ji  luvoiitory of  a  church     in the      \il-  hifc'o   of     IJooj-che   resulting      ia    lh<'  deathi of  a   maniles-taiil     \ arioua or  rators ses*ei ly criiiciM'd  tho      go.vrn  tuctit's     action.     J'remicr Uouvior rc-  ohed:    "The      gos eri'iiiont   h_.s       tin-  dut.s-     to     apply   the las\.     Ji      *-v 111  aopl.s-   it   svilhout   svenkness-   but   al-  bo   svith  oi'iidenco.   (;'cl   mid   ssisdou*.  consistent"  svith     public   ircuK-uiiiiy  I   ask the' adoption   of  a     resolu' i'>"  appi'os m_-   1l1e.se   declarations   of   '!���������'���������  ti'os-crr.mcnt."  The n'soliiliosi svas tlioreupon iju!.  *o a vote nnd flofoaicd. (he result  svas riuo to .1 combined form of  opposition. The votp sv.t? morn  e.vnrossis-e of norsonai cut a con ism  f <���������>   Iho   mini.sLrs     than     of       omiosi-  ������������d  state,     riad thc -hamljw    vo������>������rf  ���������   ������������oticm  at  confidenec   iu  the  ���������uniueiil,   the  i-aliiiicl     ssould  'loon (;oni])cIle(l    to continue to  lias-u  ap-  Mt-a a.H t.hi> iiicii-e romarUalilc in s-iev  ^���������ij' tne insv. Dm wie niisvmiiii  of the ministry liavitiR-' cieai...  ..ociirrert    throiin+i   disnpj������rovai o.  '-ne niftiliy<ls Inlliei-to adoiiTca irnim  ..i   (mc   side       svi-re   ronsnieri'ii *���������������  ^������.j     s-ioTi-n!     mid   on     tho i������itmr  tide lo iiKluljr-pTit,. IT. '"Rouvi-.  orid   his     colleiiu'iios      tliontht ������r  irrilcr lo discontinue iho" <*riwiln  mi the In iv. Tho proriiiiiRf T-������t������n i������f  ri'iriilOTiriris. Hnwever, will ticor  1:1 thc ordinary coiirse ' ns specinc  nmoj; TlieroTo are laid rtoss-n m  the   bill.  Sunlight Soap is hotter than othor soap_  but il best wlien nsed in the Sunlight way.  Buy Sunlight Soaji and fellow dirtotiona.  Air. II. Cecil, accompanied hy Mr.  T. I). Con svay, left IjkI nmhl for  Nanaimo, proceeding rrom that place  to the  West; Coast  this  moniinfej.  ?-l ordered  liecles die,     .March,  conuiors   iiKjiiesl    inti;  old     Alis.       Klciiia,-l>ei  is   Wife.  7.--At thu  the    death     uf  her   husband  W, G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor,  (ist Avenue 1    .  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice  toves  Pattern und La Its*  swore I lull hiss Uli his /*,ts.  tell   tho  iriit-h  When the slaughterer of other people's cows'' is caught���������and from a,1'  accounts the time is' not far distant���������he svill proai-ly "get h in the  neck." , Not; 111 any years ^;o in the  Old Country for such a crime the  gallosvs svould  he  the sentence.  had heal ihe svonian  and That he svould  if   he  bad    to     hang  Stoves  We   are making them oi^the Newest  Styles.  Wfi DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY  WOKK  Our. Prices are Reaiona hie  SEE OUR "NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  i *  J.and at L_dysmi!h[Haririware!Corr.pany  LADYSniTH   IRON & STOVE WOPKS CO.. LTD.  ������������������'ift-SA-lli "> _v^.���������r.._.i.  ������������������-.-������;j!a^i������^a-^-;iii,*-*r������^>U'rs^vjf.-.vA\i-:.\^  Smoke Little I'.. Cigars.  If there  is anything   you    want,   in  the Drug or  patent  medicine line you  will'fi'iul   it at     the Ladysmilh   Drug  Store.  .NOTICE.  One hundred   dollars   f$100.00) svill  lu* .given   to  any   person   or   jcrsons  svho   svill   give sufficient  information  to   lead  to   the conviction  of   the person   svho   killed   two  eosvs   owned   by  (he   undei'sigoed,   on   Galiano   Island  on   the 22-nd- of   February. ,   The   animals were killed   tsvo hundred   (200)  yards    east   of   Portier   Pass   Lighthouse.    The heads  and   hides       svere  found   buried  in   the sand.  JAS   WARNOCK.  Smoke Little P. Cigars.  ON DECK WITH THE GOODS  Sporting Goods  flcO egor  and  Scotch K'ng FOOTBALLS  BASEBALLS - TENNIS BALLS  for it. Tn county constable .'Puffin-svho mode Iho arrest of the: old  man.   he  said   Ihat     ho   and ��������� his  svil'e had ifiiarrellod. over (he par.-  cningv* of-son 'Merman; ..This son-Avas  born svhile Kleinghnf svas a soldier in I.'niled States .army . dur'-  . ing tbe Civil svn.r. s TTn had always  maintained that, be svas not, his  .son. ami nn Monday last he compelled his sviTe to tell svho' the  father of. t he boy. svas. Tive couple   . had   been . married    ;">0  years.  II  11  Boarders Wanted  BOARD      AND.    LODGING  ���������Rcing   under   little   exreiis!',   Boarders  si-ciin:  the   Henefit.  $21 PerMonth'.  ...    0.   ROSSI,  ' .        ���������  I'-ulk-t' St.  rwK������sn_ssataK������r- .^xE-ra-i^iiaBK-nruS^^^  WEST  * Made by tlie Standard Soap Co., Can,  I   I  ���������!���������  I   I I   III-    M ��������������������������� ��������� ' ���������-    ' ���������������������������  ���������       ^^  6 Cakes in a Cartoon 25c.  24 Bars for $1,00  Our Stock  h now  Complete  in all the Newest  Things in  Flies, Frowls and Lines  INSPECTION  INVITED  ���������������������������-������_���������ii ������������������   nil i    i ii ii���������i in- r i       inn i _i_rrr-*rr~~~'~~������������������-���������----------������������������_-_-_��������� |BT ir|i���������[ _|_ . .  The Ladysmith Hardware Go. Ltd  COMMERCIAL tlOltL  MR. and  MRS. T. J, THOMAS, 1  of  .Mount Sicker. Hotel,- and of  Palace  Hotel,   Nanaimo,  hai'e  chased the ������������������:���������...-���������-���������  ������������������COMMERCIAL  HOTEL���������  on Doufclas Street, Victoria, opppsji  (he city  hall,  {ind  invite/their '.���������'���������.old'  PATRONS AND FRIENDS TO VLS  IT THEM WHEN V-IN: VIC-  ^TORiA;'. ':  ilSI  1   so-  ~,0   V EARS'  ExrerviENCE  I   Th is*a afV'h'J  Traoc Marks  Degigms  '7Wi '       Copyrights &c  Anj-oncni*nilliit������ :i ���������"Itdr-h ,m<| dRMPrliillun mnv  niilnldy n.si-iMOiiit oui- (,|,ini(,,i fruii w-liuilier mi  inri'iillni) i.i |imli'il,ly |i:ik.miIiiI)Ii>. Curmiiinlnn.  I inns ki Mi-Mr ixiiuui.tiil.lnl. llnr.iUiiinknii 1'iitciila  lUlll. Ili'i'. dlilrst jifciii-y lul-M<t!iirilit;|iHlclita.  1'iiIi-iii.m tiiliun tlirniiL-li .'Ui,im tt t.'o. receive  t/iifiul nnt-ler, wil in.iil, r'nirifO, ill l.lio  ty, "        - - -      -  -19  Kj__sssasiiH!^Lia������isbi  THIS  SOAP MAKEvS GOOD   LATH'iER JN  HOT  WATER-  COLD  WATER-  HARD WATER  SOFT WATER  , SEA WATER.  SEE OUR BIG WINDOW  i!3BGK__5-ii5*-  fflair A Mam  -_M-MIMia-S--lHH-W0WW-M-_iSBt  We have just received     fgohi the 1 East a, large shi|<iueii(, of  LADIES' HAND BAGS  riiey* are the NEATEST BAGS we Jiave ever  shown   and  of        ihe  LATEST  FASHION. :   ,   ',   | j   j   ; T  PRICES FROM $1 to $5  Call   in   and  See   Them  scientific Jfmerican*  . li.'i,iiil'Him:'Iv i'.liiMtralfd wecldy l.nri-c.Ht. clr-  ri:i;illiiii t>( miv scumii',..-,-. ,|.i:ini;il. TurniM, ?.'i a  i-c.-.r: I'.iii- nn, ���������...,. j   i,l.   Sold Oy,, .1 m.wH(li:nl(>r>-  EXCELLENT  Train Service  ���������CTWCCN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  And the Principal Bimlneas Centura uf  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, NEW YORK AND  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIABARA FALLS.  For Tlmo Tables, etc., addrfaas  A: QEO. W. VAUX,  Aaslsitant Gon'l PaBBouger and Ticket Agent  138 Ao*MS ���������t��������� CHICAGO, ILL.  After this date the price for hreaii  delivered 'at my Customers: houses  ��������� will lie FIVE CENTS per loaf- 20  ���������oaves for a <loliar.' 'My read is  guaranteed     the best made.     ..Shops'-  run    hy      white Help    should   receives  .white peoples'      patronage so loii  they arc    properly conducted,  licit a trial as your  Bal-er,' ^  C.  R. UOCiLE,   ,  THE "WELLINGTON IlAKERY,  ���������>���������: . '.���������'..   NOTICE -"\,   .  The    parinership   existing   Ijctween  C; II   Ruinmihg ami XV. E.  Kumining  carrying on    husiiics.s   in. the City, of  Ladysmitli,    B.   C,  as riianufacturcrs:'  of  carbonated.' hevi-ragcs, = etc.,. uiulei:  the firm'name of. Ruiniinng  Bros.,  is  hereby    dissolved.       All   outstanding  .accounts'  must   be paid  to VV.'iE. llum-  hiing, who   will continue thuj-uahietss .  and pay all accounts against the firm  of Rumniiiig Bros.  'a  IT.   RUMJUNfi,  ^W.   E. RILMMiNO.  Dated  al  Ui'lysmilh   tIiTs  28th  Day,  of  I'e!)., IHOfi.  MR S11P3DV  Prescriptions filled  promptly at the  Ladysmitli   Pharmacy.      i  'k-'-'  Solloltor.   lE4e  Money   to  Avenue  LAn-V5i^|iH  I-?5S^CT  B.FORCFMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    XXX      Ladysmith,  B. C  BROOKS'  PHOTOGRAPH STUDIO  Is Again Open  v i ('Tori a c; r"i<:sr.ent    opposite Fire-Hall.  laimo, B. C.-  \k Assortment  ,     -of���������  BOOKSTORE  Notice  A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULLjLINE Of FIK5T CLASS MEATS  PORK AND SALVAGE A 5PECIALTY  A Trial 5olicitd  A.      H()WE, PHONE 20  PAINTING   AND  HAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDNG  Orders  Promptly   Executed  "-������������������-   LADYSMITH  ..**-


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