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 5* ��������� /  ���������>>  mm dims  ^  <*\  *<?,  ^  ^  MAR 311905     ������j  I  .ADYsniTH Daily Kedger  VOL. 2,  W,***Vi.-*r  - -      ��������� ��������� ���������**JT-'  o-y.  ���������'Vjjt*  I^C-"--"-*"  THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1905.  SCHOOL TRUSTEES'  SPECIAL MEETING  It is Found  Necessary   to Close  One Room on Account of  (* < '  Small Attendance  DOUBLE IEAP OF A fBOL-, METROPOLITAN STIRS-UP  LEY CAR  PRICE FIVE CENT-  Principal of School Reports That  39 Have Fallen Off in Last  Two Weeks  MANY LADIES ON IT  W BEN FIRST ACCI  DENTOCCURRED  SAVED THEIR LIVES  BY WALKING  AHEAD  The board of school trustees hehl only course open'for them to pursue,  a special meeting in the council but there- was no other way out of  chambers  last evening for  the  pur-    the difficulty.      '  pose of receiving a report from Principal Hug-gard on the actual number  attending school.  Principal Huggard gave the trustees the average of the actual number of children attending in each'  room during the last eight days. During that time the average per room  vvas 41*.  Mr.     Carrol  remarked  that   since  -Then came thc question that was  so hard to solve. Which teacher  should be asked to resign? -   ���������  It was' remarked that - there were  several teachers    whose term was a  (Associated Press Despatches.)  St.  Catherines, March 30.���������A  trolley, car,  filled  with passengers,  most  of them  young  ladies, jumped      the  track near here.   The passengers got  out and started for the city on foot,  believing     it, would  be considerable  time     before  the car could  be  put  back     on  the rails again,   but this  was done sooner  than  was  expected  and  the passengers were waiting for  the car several  hundred feet further  EFFECT OF REOENE  PASTOR A L ADDRE SS  CAUSES ALARM  IT 16 FEARED TH&T  IT WILL INCITE  A RISING  FINNS PfflflON THE EMPEROR  ASK THAT    ALL DE  CREES SINCE 1899  BE REPEALED  (Associated Press Despatches,)  St. Petersburg,  March 30.���������In view  of the  peasant agitation   throughout  CZAR   ACTS   ON  AD  VICE OF GOV. OF  FINLAND  r  (Associated Press Despatches.)  St.     Petersburg, March 30.��������� The  Emperor has given an answer to the  the country, some of the newspapers I petition  of   the Finnish  Diet asking  tout*  to     expire,     and the trustees  alon*? the line when it jumped     the  agreed in thinking* that if anyone had  to go it should be one of these, as it  would not then be working a particular hardship on anyone for they will  this board was elected several of the,; be obliged to leave later in the year  , members had given the opinion that  the four  upper rooms could lie run  with three teachers.    The board had  met    to hear the principal's report  and to decide what action to take.  In answer  to  discussion it was de-  track  again' at  a point  overlooking  the  Welland  Canal f' where the bank  leading down to the,water is almost  100  feet     high.    The car  was  only  saved  from going over  by  catching  on  a guy  wire,  but had  the  passen-  arc seriously alarmed at the effect  of the recent, pastoral address of the  Metropolitan of St. Petersburg, as  being a direct incitement to lhe ignorant peasants to begin a war of  extermination against tlie entire educated class,     and the papers arc de-  RUSSIA^IN POSITION  TO CONTINUE WAR  Czar's    Commission   Find  Jthat  Russia Need Not Fear Financial or Military Failure  Japanese are   Reported to   Have  Taken Over the Administration of Manchuria  that all Imperial decrees since the  Diet of 1899, which, it is claimed,  are in contravention of thc organic i  of Finland, be withdrawn or submit- I  ted for the approval of the Diet.  These include the military conscription    act,      the    manifesto of 1899.  mandi-ng  that  the  Metropolitan and [placing the Imperial interests in Fin-  After a long      ���������   cided , to ash Miss Michael for her - f,ers been on boan*' the wciSnt of  resignation. Although a very compe-1Ule car wou**-* haVe carried it down  tent teacher this young lady has not f? the canal arul resiI,ted i" loss of  . had Normal training and it will be " e'  a question from one j .iccess;iry for her aCcor<j-���������g to law to  of Uie trustees as to what number of , -n for Norma, traini this  children  there were actually attend- for which ghp wm  ing in the four upper divisions, Mr.   ,eftVe Lad      ith  Robertson  said  that he. had     gone l^,-^ to    s<-lect ���������-,- nftme   f he ~dbn and Broad Top Mouotain RaiL  secretary was-"  accordingly requested  rnad Company,  and a director  DROPPED DEAD.  Philadelphia,  Pa.,  March  30.���������Geo.  so it was thought   ���������-��������� Colket,  piesident of the Hunting-  through the rooms on March 23rd  and had got the number of children  present on that date. In division I  there were 28. Division 2, 37. Division 3, 40.   Division 4, 43.  Principal Huggard said that the  average (attendance in the four upper rooms was 33.9 Questioned - as  to the falling off in each room during the last two weeks, the principal  stated that in division 1 there had  been none fall off; in division 2 there  had been 1; in division 3,- 7; division  in  the holy Synod, whose mouthpieces,  it is assumed, Antonius was, take  immediate measures to counteract  the effort of his statements. Prince  Mestchersky', editor of the Grashade-  nin, denounces the sermon as ��������� the  most dangerous utterance of the  century, and pictures thc inevitable  impression produced upon the ignorant religious-minded peasants of a  damnation from the altar of thc "In  land  under  the Russian  authorities,  the manifesto of 1900 providing   for  the use  of  the Russian language in I  the  principal   department,   the  irre-  mobability     of judges,   the employment of Russian public departments,  the restriction upon thc seantes part  in  the administration and  the    concentration of the executive power in  the hands of  thc Governor-general.  The Emperor, in his decision, con-  to notify Miss Michael to hand in' her ' many leading financial and buniness  resignation to take effect at the end , concerns, dropped dead of heart dis-  of April, ��������� antl ,at the same time to ease early today at his home in this  male    her    acquainted with the cir-. city-   He Was 61 years old.  cumstances which make this, courses  imperative'^ ��������� offering >he regrets' of  the trustees.and than' ing her for her  post excellent services.  Peforc the'trustees adjourned Principal Hugfard made several com-  plaints,-butas , they were made.vcr-  4, 2; division 5, 10; division 6, 2; '' ba,,.v. and as the meeting was called  division 7, 3; division 8, 8; division for special purposes, the same could  9, 0; division 10, 5, making.the'total .not lie dealt with. Mr. Huggard was  39 ��������� j therefore as'-ed .   to make   the com-  Ihe trustees    were unanimously of   plaint in writing  . and hand the same  that with the small at- , -n"to the    secretary     and a    special  REMOUNT STATION.  Toronto, March,-30,~If the Domin-  'ion department of agriculture    does  not establish remount station irr Ontario, it is  likely  that  11* Ontario  government will- do so.  TRIED TO MUR-  DER EMPLOYER  telleetuals" as'being the foes of Rus- J ceded two points���������The suspension of  sia, bloody wolves,, and followers of: the conscription act until 1908, when  the anti-Christ of the west, who-.'the whole question will be submitted  would destroy holy, temples, place sa- j io the Diet and in lieu of military  cred bones in an antomical museum service Finland will have to pay a  and wean thc people from their !contribution of $2,000,000 in the  chance of entering  the Kingdom    of ', same way as the Musselmans of Cau-  caus pay instead of furnishing recruits. In this matter the Emperor  went beyond the recommendations of  the Russian senate, to which the petition was submitted,  and  acted up-  thc opinion  tendance in the four upper divisions  nnd under the existing financial conditions cne room would have to be  closed and the services of a teacher  dispensed with for thc prc:cnt. They i Trustees  greatly regretted     that this was thejertson.  meeting    would be called to consider  the same.  ��������� Those present     at the above meeting     were'        Chairman    Rumming,  Carroll, Hughes and Rob-  Heaven  M. Onershkowski,  the famous Russian author,  declares   that  to      call  on the faithful to     fight with     the  cross to the last -drop of their blood  for the   salvation     ot Russia as the -A*11  the advice  of Piince John Obol-  bome of Christ, and to -cut off     the   ensky,   the governor-general  of Fin-  rotten branch is nothing short of  a   ia,w*> w*'������ favored concession to Fin-  tochin  for a religious upraising,    an  nisu public     opinion.   The Emperor  appeal- to'th"e\ most-fanatic and  the-has     conceded, the-point of the frrc--  most uiicontrolable of human       r-,.s-   movability of judges,  sions.- "The fire once "started,"     lei    Helsingfors, March 30���������The telegra-  adds;'  "would  produce  a world      of  P'lic report giving the nature of the  historic conflagrations which neither    Emperor's     reply to  the petition of  the government nor the -Intellectuals   tIlc Diet-is only partly satisfactory  -can stop."   In effect he affirms      m j to the Finns.   The Diet took the po  (Associated  Press  Despatches.)  RUSSIA WANTS MORE  WAR.  St.  Petersburg,  March 30.���������It     is  understood   the  Emperor's  commission    under the presidency of Grand  Duke  Nicholas   Nichlaievitch,   which  has been considering the flues tion  of  prosecuting the   war has completed  its preliminary report which favors  a continuation    of     the war,  finding  nothing in the present situation either financial or military to prevent its,  prosecution.  St. Petersburg, March 30.���������(G.Ofi p.  m.)���������There is no further peace news  today.     All eyes are centered      on  Washington.    In  Paris,  where developments are anticipated,  the report  of   President  Roosevelt's  conference  with Minister Takahira and Ambassadors Jusser and Vanspeck Steem-  b'prg, in spite of official denials, it is  believed in official circles  to relate  to the opening of negotiations.   The  fallen heavily here."  RUSSIAN ADMIRAL TALKS.  Paris,  March  30.���������Admiral   Rojest-  vensky in the course of an authorized  interview     with a Matin correspondent at the Island of Nossible, near  Madagascar, March 28, said that the  future     movements of the squadron  depended on the arrival of coal   and  military developments,  adding:   "The  slow arrival of colliers becomes    a  serious question when a fleet consists  of sixty warships.   If coal is abundant     I may go to meet the second  division."  Admiral Rojestvensky received a  telegraphic summary of the decision  of the international commission of  inquiry into the Nori, ..ea incident,  and said: "lam glad the admirals  approved of my conduct, but owing  to doubts concerning the incident, I  shall  always feel  a certain measure  foreign office continues  to maintain    of moral     responsibility.    However  .U'a:t_.RUSSla.haS. taken no offieial steR I torpedo  boats  were  certainly   tZ,  my ships were endangered, I was obliged to save the flagship, and I sue-  INTHE HOUSE  OFC^R^^  London, March   30���������In thellouse of  Commons,     Mr...-." Osmond    Williams  (Liberal)     ottered'"a motion ��������� devi-iring  that in the     opiniou"^!     tne lit use,  grav3 injury    -would' bg caused to ihe  .'-'.shipping     industry and -otaer  l.ndi.s.-  tries   dependent thereon by the..u'd.-p-  --tion'-of' the lscal charges piopos-id by  Jos. Chamberlain.   Both    the mover;  ���������'. and Mr. Denny, the    seconder, of the  resolution     rcf srred to u-e coiidit:c n  of shipping and    ship building ���������������������.'.-������-���������!-  argument in favor of lice n*de   The  speaker   said   'that British shipping  and ship building would be ruined by  protection. o,- -   ���������  Mr. Maciver (Conservative) opjes-  ,?d the resolution on behalf of shipping interests of Liver.������:-->1. li'...oe-  tt'ratcly after his spesch Mclve'r left  -the House. He poinded .'-j'. t'-at  American duties on ship building materials were n3-inil*urs.'d in respict of  vessels built in the UniVjl States .'j.  the foreign coasting"' trade. ll.-j-.Od  the reason America did not a i.o  more ships was because ot highc: wages prevailing in America.  Kr. McRae (Radical) in re*, pt.nl i inlaid that witnesses before the ship-  priiu couiii'.'iijon at Vai't.i.&t/.-i . ..u  testified tint drawb.i'-.s on sh'..  building material were illusory ami  he asserted that statistics showed  that   Great  reformatory  Elmira,  NY., March  30.���������The fire  at Eimira reformatory  at midnight  last night totally destroyed the tailor .shop, storehouse, .laundry; bathroom, No. 1 engine- room, shoe-shop,  book-bindery, upholstery, blacksmith,  photograph gallery and  broom-shop,  and entailed a loss of about $75,000.  The     fire     started in , the clothing  storehouse, but its origin is unknown  At no time were any of the inmates  in danger.   Sixteen of them were detailed to assist the firemen.   The hos  pital, which is located about 40 feet'  from  the buriied buildings, took fire  and appeared to be in danger, for a  time, but was saved.    The patients,  numbering 44,   were  taken to other  parts of the institution without commotion.   There was no effort on the  part of  the  men  to take advantage  of the situation.  Ridgctown, Ont., March 30.���������Percy  Mclntyre,   an  Englishman   about  40  years of age, is under arrest for having attempted to murder George M.  Eastlake,  a well   known  Oxford  farmer,  by whom he had been employed last     summer but had been discharged.'   Yestlei day Mclntyre,   when  ordered off the premises by Eastlake,  picked  up     a beany  sledge hammer  and was    about, .to .strike Eastlake,  but was too slow owing to weight  of the hammer.   Both 'men clinched  and Eastlake managed to throw Mclntyre to the ground, but was unable  to hold  him.    William  Spears,       a  neighboring  farmer,   arrived  and  assisted  Eastlake in overpowering Mclntyre. . The latter ad mi t ted that his'  intention was to burn the barn, but  thought it was a shame to burn  the  cattle,' and     when Eastlake ordered'  him from the place,  decided  to kill  him instead.   Had  Spears not    been  close at hand Mclntyre would proba  bly have murdered both Mr. and Mrs  Eastlake.    The general opinion       is  that Mclntyre Js insane.  o ���������-���������  M. Antonius' address was an appnr  to peasants to tear out of Russia  all European culture, and put the  country back to the state in which  it was in the middle ages.  GORKY MAY GO  TO CRIMEA  Permission    Granted   by  the  Government on Account  of 111 Health  UNWELCOME PATIENT.  New  York,   March  30.���������A  patient  whose illness is diagnosed as leprosy  has  been received  at  Bellvue Hospital.    When  the doctors  had satisfied  themselves     as  to  the disease,   the  man   was hurried  off  to  an isolated  ward of'Black well's Island.  ,   i   ��������� o  ATTEMPTED MURDER.  San Francisco, March 30.���������Griffith  J. Griffith, the Los Angeles millionaire, who, three years ago, attem.n-  ed to kill his wife, must spend iwj  years in States prison and pay a fine  of $5,000, according to the 'decision  of the State Supreme Court, which  affirmed the sentence of the lower  court.  St. Petersburg, March 30.���������The report  that Maxim   Gorky,   who       is  waiting trial at Riga on thc charges  of sedition,  would  be allowed  to go  to  Crimea  to  recuperate  is correct.  Owing to the condition of his health  Gorky  has   been granted . flic  necessary  permission  to  go  to   the south  of Russia.    He has  had several heni-  orrages.    Gorky has  just completed  a drama entitled  "The Children!    of  the  Sun."  His   trial has  been  fixed  for June 7th.  $2f.,000 FIRE  IN  RUSSIA.  St.      Petersburg, March 30.��������� The  distilling department of  the  Zhukoff  Britain was not losing-J-Oil  Works  was  destroyed   yesterday  her     position    in   the  world.  James Bryec (Liberal) declared it  was time suspensions of ministerial  vitality should cease. The only consolation for the grotesque performances was that the Government was  making itself so ridiculous that it  must be nearing its end.  Mr. Osmond William's motion was  adopted without division.  The Opposition will Lave its innings on April 12-th when Mr. Tuli',  (Unionist) will introduce an anti-  home rule ..resolution, which it is understood will condemn the utterances of both Liberal and Nationalist  members on nome rule. It is stated1  that Liberals will refuse to participate in the debate on division of the  motion.  shipbuilding  by fire which  is  believed   to     have  I been  of  incendiary origin.   Thc damage is estimated at $2fi,000.  SUSPECT ARRESTED.  Paris, March 30.���������A man suspected  of being the author of the bomb outrage in the Avenue De la Repuliiquc,  when members of the Republican  guards aiul police were wounded, has  been arrested.   o   LACROSSE.  Vancouver, March 30.���������The annual  meeting of the New Westminster .Lacrosse  Club will be held; tomorrow  night.    The Royal   City   team      .Vul  most  likely  re-enter  the  Provincial  League  this  season,  and   with  Seattle     represented,    senior     lacrosse  should boom on the coast during the  coming season^  DO AWAY WITH  BUCKET SHOPS  Albany, N.Y., March 30.-A bill  proposing to prohibit "all bucket  shops and bucket shopping" in this  state was introduced in the assembly today. The bill prescribes a penalty of not less than six miuths' imprisonment for exhibiting stock quotations for transfers, purchasers or  sales on margins and other fictitious  stock transactions.   o   A  PLUCKY BISHOP.  The Bishop of Gloucester, who has  lately resigned, once nearly had his  career cut short by a railway accident. He was travelling- between  London and Cambridge, but though  he suffered injuries which marked him  for lifehe made his way as best he  could among the wounded and dying,  and administered to them the consolation of religion.  UNCLE SAM'S INVITATION.  Washinglbn, D.C., March 29.���������President Roosevelt tonight issued a proclamation inviting the nations of the  earth lo he represented by their military organizations and naval vessels at the celebration  to be held in  si tion that unless the whole petition  was gianted it would decline to proceed   with   legislation.     For       three  months the sitting of  the Diet    has  been purely formal.    The term of the  Diet expires in the middle of April.  The Imperial decision  is regarded by  the" conslitutic-nalists as being, a temporary makeshift to relieve the present tension.    The suspension of the  conscription act will undoubtedly remove the possibility of a serious - disturbance next month when the levies  were to be made.   Although only 190  men were  to be  taken  for the Finnish battalion, the law required that  290 youths submit themselves at the  levy of conscripts, from- which    190  wouid     be chosen by   lot,   the Russians  thereby compelling general recognition of the right of conscription.  PROTEST TO  LAURIER  Toronto, March 30.���������The,Canadian  Manufacturers' Association yesterday sent a telegram to Sir Wilfrid  Laurier protesting against the, proposes legislation in British Columbia imposing a tax on commercial  travellers doing business in that province, declaring that the step is anti-national.  _ : ci  which     certainly     is literally true.  There  is    an    important  admission,  however,    that    Ambassador Jusser  upon    his    own   responsibility  may  have given President Roosevelt    tire  French    idea  of    Russia's  position.  The     French     ambassy also-insists  that it has no knowledge that any  move, if any, has been made.  BLOCKADE-RUNNERS'   FATE.  Tokio, March 30.���������The steamer Industry,     whose nationality has not  jet  been ascertained, was seized   by  the Japanese on March 28.*** She was  presumably  bound  for  Vladivostock.  The      British  steamer Mars,  which  was  stranded  off  Rural  Promo lory  on March  17,  while attempting    the  passage oi  the Soya Straits,     has  broken  in     two   under  her  engines.  Her bow and stern are both submerged.    Her captain and nine of      the  crew have been  rescued.  Her    mate  died of exposure.  TO SUPPORT THE WAR.  Moghilev,  Russia,  March  30.���������Proclamations have been scattered broad  cast here calling upon the people to  support the war in order to escape a  second Mongolian yoke.   The Japanese  are     being   described   as  worse  than the locusts of Egypt, it is added, that once they establish themselves i-n Asia they will not only possess Manchuria and  Korea,  but will  swarm over and drive  the Russians  from Siberia.  FROM THE FRONT. ^  St. Pesersburg, March 30.���������A telegram from Sitjasa, -Manchuria, under  today's date says: "The Chinese report that a Japanese colurim which  is probably carrying out a flanking  movement, has been.sent twenty-seven miles northeast of Sipinghi (74  miles north of Tie Pass).   Snow has  ceeded.  REPORTS FROM MUKDEN.  Gunshu  Pass,   March  30.���������Chinese  Merchants arriving here after a~cir-  cutious     fight  from  Mukden  relate *  that tho Japanese nave taken  over  the     administration ��������� of   Manchuria.  They     have installed Japanese officials  in place of the Chinese,  have  taken possession of the Russian administrative buildings and  have established a Japanese police force   at  Mukden..  The work of converting the  railroad from Port Dalrry to Mukden  into a narrow guage  road  has   been  completed, giving the Japanese three  rarlroad  lines  of supply  from  Seoul  by way of Fengwangchen,  from Port  Dalrry to Mukden and over the Sin-  mintin road, which the Japanese are  reported     to have released.      Fresh  J aparrese troops are reported to    be  arriving.at the front.  PEACE  DISCUSSED.  Berlin,   March-30.���������The suggestion  that an international congress might  be called to arrange the Russian-Japanese terms of peace finds no favir  at the foreign office here,' ��������� ire-e/   a  full settlement between the belligerents without the interference of other powers is much preferred.   Ah international settlement congress, ir is  thought,   would  mean  a derangement  of   the present equilibrium  of  'nt>r-  ests  because those undertaking     ���������he  settlement of peace would  seek    uo  vantages   for  the.mser-/cs  as  a ;irooir  brokerage  of the     aasactions.     lhe  strongest  obstacle :������rinst peace  appears to be the in flue ice of    tie Russian     military      ibpdy    which   still  stands resolutely for a continuance of  the war.  DEATH OF ,MR. STEPHEN.  Respecting the  death of Mr.  Chas.  Stephens,      mentioned    in   these  ool  the vicinity of Jamestown, Va., from umns ycstcrda>'-  the Colonist says:  May 13 until November,  1907.     The I   VerJ' Seneral  rcSrct was expressed  proclamation is, in part, as follows: yesterday at  the announcement     of  "Whereas  the Congress of the Unit-  Uie slK*dcn dcath at'thc Jubilee .hosed States has passed an act approv- lViUl of Charlcs  E'  Stephens,  son of  ed March  3,  1905,  and  entitled  ��������� an |Willia,n J-  Stephen, the well known  act  to  provide  for celebrating     the i81-1*' carpenter  and  a member  of  the  birth of  the  American  nation,'     the  recently established_ firm of_ Stephen  first   permanent   settlement   of  En-  |& Hawkins.  glish-speaking people on the western ;Deceased underwent on Tuesday  hemisphere by the. holding of a ma- ,  rine and military celebration in thc i  vicinity of. Jamestown in the waiters i  Hampton roads, in the state of Vir- i  ginia,   to   provide for  a suitable  and |  %  X X  )K X  %  )K  X  %  )K  ~^_ K^r'-gC3-"-'*,  if Hart had not pursued  SPORTS  yf\      /Wk      Jf\      yT*     rV\      Jf\     Jf\      A\      sr*     ���������T\      ���������*���������������*���������  THE RING.  San Francisco, March 29.���������Marvin  Hart was awarded the decision over  Jack Johnson in a 20-round contest  last night that went the limit,   but  Ihis tactics there would have been no  fight, as Johnson merely contented  himself with countering. Hart's face  was battered to a pulp, but Johnson's blows did not seem to have  much sting lo them. Johnson did a  great deal of uppcrcutting, but Hart  covered up and the blows did .ot  seem to  hurl him.  The general opinion of the spectators   was   that neither man     would  he was far from demonstrating  that .'stand any chance with  Jeffries.  I  permanent commemoration  of    said  event and to authorize an appropriation in aid thereof and for other purposes.  "And,  in the name  of thc government and people of the United States, I do, therefore, inv.,.^ .... ...^.^..c .  of the earth to take part in the com- A  memoration of thc event which has  had a far-reaching effect on the  course of human history, by sending  their naval vessels to our celebration and by making such representations of their military organizations  as may be proper."  electricians of Fort St.  a  serious   operation   for  a bowel   trou.  hie   and   succumbed   early   yesterday  morning.       He was 25 years of age  and a native of St. Ellen's, Oregon.  Deceased i was    very popular in   the  community  and  his untimely taking  off in early manhood is  keenly     re-  .'grctled by'his  wide circle of friends  land   acquaintances.    He was  a mem-  'ber of the'local Masonic craft and of  the  Oddfellows,  and  also  an esteem-  itc aVr'nations !��������������������������������� ������>eml)e*' of the FitUl Regiment, C.  Yalta, Crimea, March 30.���������The report that the imperial palace at Li-  vadis has been burned by rioters is  untrue. The administrative building  at  Yalta belonging to the  Imperial  idomain     was burned during the re-  Icent disorders here.  he  had   qualified   to  meet  Jim  Jeffries.    Hart was as badly punished'a  man as has been seen in the ring for  a longi   time, but -he was game to the  core  and kept boring into  the     big  colored     man all   through  the fight.  Johnson's     much-vaunted cleverness  did not     count for much.   While he  ���������was able to hit Hart frequently, his  blows  did  not seem-to damage    the  white man from Kentucky. The sympathy      of  the large crowd  present-  was openly with Hart, who was   the-  short ender in the betting, and every  lead  he  ma.de at  Johnson,   whether  he landed  or not,   was greeted with  yells of joy.    Hart  did   manage     to  deal the only effective blow in     the  eleventh round,  when he  landed     a  right swing on Johnson's jaw    that  staggered the black man and nearly  knocked him over.  Referee Greggains stated that he  gave the decision to Hart because all  through the fight Hart did all the  forcing and    leading. According     to  champion  would  probably beat  both rn the same night.  T.ie  hem  FOOTBALL.  The following team  will go down  to  Victoria on  Saturday with     the  full   intention   of  putting  up   a hard  fight for the championship of the Island:  Goal, E.  Nimmo.  Full backs���������   J. Nimmo, J.    Mode It-hie.  Half-backs���������A. Hailstones, P. Gilmour, E. Snowden.  Forwards���������J. Sanderson, W. Graham, J. Adam (centre), J. Blundell,  A. Morrison.  Reserves���������R. McMillan, Rl Crosier.  A large number of local enthusiasts have signified their intention of  accompanying the players to the capita! to cheer them on to victory. Tho  return rates are $1.50 and the. tickets su ;d good from Saturday morning unta  Sunday afternoon.  '.OV-'-.i;'.' ���������'  w*T'i *������������ ' r  THE L4DYSMITH fEOGER  Published   every day except Sunday.  BY  THE LADYSMITH  DAILY  LEDGER COMPANY. .  and French Street.  Office corner of First Avenue  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  SO cents  a  month;    $5  per year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  THE MIND OF RHODES-  Sir Gilbert Parker, M. P-, has con  liibuted une following to the London  Daily Mail regarding the iinj)ies-  moiis gamed of the late M.u_ Ceoil  Rhodes woik in South Africa'  Mv  lust     stopping plate in  bouin  Africa ������as at     Groot     Schuui, the  Jun.se. which Cecil Rhodes lot to t-W  Confederation    foi   which he ure.une 1  and worked and li\ed.  Thc noble white mansion was  flanked by a little vail"/ ol hydrangeas, a \asl Plaque of color- one or  those (me tane.es of the dead cl.iei-  tau which remains a credit fo that  bold imagination winch was uiivtl-  ltn.v lo .10 little things, which yet  &uc little things a deep significance  There was something ������* Lhe e-xc-m-  sile, monotonous, hollowed palm of  blue which suggested the chaiactci  of the mind that called it into being. Thc mind tnouglit m one color  its pictures had the glow and gr������uo  beauty of an Egyptian sunset.  Tho mind  that     brooded af Cioot  Schuur     saw     a sub-continent    "all  ml"    It wor, ed     thiough the dominant tone to the     dominant    ffact, a  South  Africa all British.  Trme and i.gam when I was m  South Ainca I lei ailed a talk I once  bad with the pi--sent Chief Secret ai>  lor Ireland just betoie I left on this  joiuney, winch represented 22,0-1(1  miles of tia\cl.   He said'  "Lccil Rhodes had a few lai'^e  thoughts as a child, as a boy, and  tlies.- were the dominating influences  01 his life A man only docs th^se  big thinqs which he thought as a  child The thoughts have wide ramifications, complex workings, divcis.-  Ikd dcielopmcnts, but the coic ol  Ihem a,U was ho in with intelligence  They were bone of his bone, llesli ol  bis Jlcsh, and that was Cecil Rhodes  In South Afuca I lelt this. I un-  deistood at Gioot Schuur, I uiulci-  slood it a*. 1 stood beside the iu-i  i\lieie Lobengula sat and gave slaus  prisoners, and misdemeanants to th.  swoid oi to the bludgeon, to be entombed ali\e oi buned with then  heads out of the giound, to be eaten  Jy flie.-j and rodents. At the foot ol  that tiee now, once dedicated to m  rlaha and rjxcculion, thcie is a wuk  circle of English \iolcts���������civilisation  snnlirig where barbarism had sway a  do/cn \cais ago- Tlie a.\e was, lr.-  deed, laid at the tool ol lhe tree.  Standing tneie one looked back o-..-  t-i the three miles ol avenue fiom Unc'  gracious gardens of Go\ernmera  Ifouse to the City of Buluwa\o,  wheie English hie flowcis, uom  which the influence of English ch.u-  iitier .Widens, and where the native  has not yet learned, as he-learned in  Cape Colony and elsewhsre, that,  though he is no longer master of the  .wide dominions of.'untitled .waste,'he  is the master of domestic life and agricultural and industrial development���������where a native still treats a  white man with 'respsct. The English violets a,t the foot of Lobengu-  la's tree haunted me throughout Africa, they color the. mind still, ten  thousand miles away. Where savage  blood was spilled by a savage ruler  ��������� our English violets spring.  And in such things as these do we.  find     the     key   to  the mind  of Cecil  Rhodes,  poet and  dreamer,  as .great-  men  of action, great makers of   empire,   always  arc.    Groot  Schuur   itself he would build down in the valley  on  its   old  foundations,   though a  splendid  situation  lay above,  healthier,      no    doubt,   and   finer   for   the  house's sake.   But he  "wanted .   to  ���������see   the   mountain   through   the      old  oaks,"     and so  the house  was less  than   the  thoughts   that   came   to  him  through   the  trees nnd   the mountains  lowering yonder.  As  I sal on lhat stocp where       he  sat- so many times and looked at   the  mysterious   heights   beyond,    I could  not   in-Ip  but   think  of  that day when  faun-sun   had  he saw   that  iiv   ruined.    He  left  -."���������j climbed  the bill-  :.-  claims  aird   koo-  ..rihgbuck   and   geni-  li-iopc,   which        i-i-  -.i-ubi-k-lniid,   in    i- --  :-;<���������-.���������>:;,:!; i|   v>-:.!K   so   much   ! '���������;  own;       i\i'{       ':��������� re   he   had   hi.-;   ,'   . '-;  hours   ;>!<-i:< '      '���������"<:.������������������;���������'���������  ca u   be   !���������������������������!'      (  i':.u-   <���������.���������"���������;.'    .-'.'-ili:-,   is   the   onl'.    ���������  ���������  ���������;-  iislii'i-iVn''.;!.   ,   by   virl uc   of   hi.:   r ���������:���������;-  |i-.-|'3Ill'.'i:'..     f.'t'l'    C.-Mll-Jl!      ihe     i::,i.'!-ia-  '   lion   of   ':X;e   Dllic-i,   pin!;;, illy   ','���������������������������.    .'--ily  I'iiigiisiunaii   of   j-Lif-c- v.i"!   power   for  whom   limy  cvr-r Ciir-.-d.    Poli ��������� ically,  they   think-    'har-dl;-   of  him  now,   but  as   time  goes   on   I!   will   be   Rhodes  more  than   Kriigcr  v.-ho  will   be   the  hero of South Afn-.'a.    Political  mis-  .takes in  time are forgotten, but, personal   power   and   character   remain,  and      pci.-.oi.ality     has   no   existence  without   fie gj.lt  ������f imagination   __  It was this gift of imagination  which made Cecil Rhodes say, "build  lhe budge atioss \ ictona Calls  uheie the 1 lams as they pass will  v,.uch the spiay fiom the falling  ZamucM���������four bundled and eighty  feet below, on one side the wide iio-  pical land, and thc slieam appaient-  iy closing iu a cul-de-sac; on the oth-  ci, the'noithcin cud of ihe falls over which the water plunges, breaks,  ���������.pieads itself in spiav, and is lost iu  a mist over  the cauldion  below."  My  first   glimpse  of the  falls  was  by moonlight,  and  the lovely  white  recking  splendor  of   the   thing���������  the  col Hint;  clouds  of  spiay,   the  sombie  rain-foiest on  the bank opposite,   the  falls,      the   stream  of   lhe   Zambesi  shimmer nig  fat  above,  the Uembling  eaith,  the smell  of the Uopit  wood,  a lunar  rainbow stealing over       the  i-kuids  of sprav,  all   made  a pictuje  foi   a lifetime  of  memoiy,   lhe mind  look  on  a feeling  foi   "the gloiy    of  the Loid."*  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  Under New iYiana fcenrent  Motel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank.  Proprietor?.  *,,odein  and     Stiictly   I'irst Cluss.  Commeicial  Mens'  hcadquaitc-rs.  I-ue 1'ioof     Building,  i  The Kings Hotel is the only place  in Ladysmith that has on draught  John Labatt's India Pale Ale. Caii  around and "sample it  The only   line  now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST TIME-  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,  CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  Agent,  151 Yesler Way,  Seattle.  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will  be prosecuted.  RUMMING  BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith,  B.O.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block fiom C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modalled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets *" Telephone, 1-4.  m  ���������H53HHE  v^mE  Via the peoples' favorite  i  "*;  flCKET   OFFICE  and   Yates   Sts  i"oi    Got eminent  \ ulona, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains   Daily  O'.e of which is the famous "Noith  Coast Limited," Ride on it always  U.'-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sk-epcis .on all tiains Thiough tic1-  i-ts issued to all paints East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued  in-I beiths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  I'.irk Cheap lv.tes fiom all points  t-'.isl' fiom Maicfi 1st to Mixy 15th.  Steamship ticl els on sale lo all  European points. Very low rate^  now in eficct. Cabin accommodation  reserved  by wire.  l-*or  frrthir  particulars call  at thc  oiii or i bore No. 45G.  A. 1)'  CARLTON, C   E. LANG  A.GPA.;   MP., General  Agcu  Portland,  Ore. Victoria,  B.C  Ladysmith . Temple No. 5 R&'thbone  Sisters meets in :t!ie Oddfellow's hail  2nd and 4th. Tuesday at 7.30 p. m."  Mrs.  Kate Tate, secretary.  WANTED���������House to rent. One situated near Ledger office preferred.  Apply  "K"  Ledger office. 2t  BARBER    SHOP AND BATH ROOM!*  The  ESPLANADE    between the  Grand and - Abbottsford,  William- Powers, Prop.  PAINTING,    PAPER    HANGING  liTC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in real  ������������������ti -Ladysmith  Hotel.  A.   E.   SMITH,  Prop  ������n>  At  SIKIP?  In-  rami-   to   know   that  <Tu.-.scd   the  hurdi-r,   and  :���������   was      piiliM  lie  oaks   i)(-liil,-i!.  :���������!.���������,   where   !-- ,  ''.������������������������������������'������  and   ii-  '-ok   and   s  li-'.ilg-Iil     fl'<::  Solicitor,   Etc.  1st Avenue  -  LADYSMIT!  Merchant    Tailor,  (ist Avenue J  ������������������ Plans,  Specifications and  De-  ������������������ tails     furnishekl for all kinds  ���������*��������� of work ia the CARPENTER  ���������* Line      <*  *��������� C.   B.  ROBELEE,   Carpenter  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ftve, Lady-  ������������������ smith,  B.  C.  , HENHY'S NfJRSFRiES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &  Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD      and FLOWBR  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES.  GREENHOUSE  AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010 Westminster Road, Vancouver.  ���������*  *������  ��������� a  ��������� ������  TSie City Market  i  R. Williamson, Prop.,  1st Aye,     Ladysmitli  The Ladysmitla  Opera House  Ovcrlarids  2  Caa be seemed for Theatrical purposes, Dancing Parties, or Entertainments gencially.  ID  NICHOLSON, Prop  J'asscnircis can leave Victoria daily  at S p   m. oi 1J p. in-. ^ "\ ;',[  TICKETS SOLI) TO ALL POINTS  Shortest     route to    Fcinie, B. C,  ami  ALL  ROOT EN AY POINTS.  For rales,     foldcis,'    sleeping car  lescrvations a"d  .ill information call  on or addic-ss  S. C YERKRS  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  Esquimalt & Nanaimo Raitwsy  Time Table No. S3,  TAKING   EFFECT  WEDNESDAY,   OCT.  0111.  Northbound Sautk-lwuadNorth-bound Sat. Sun. Southb'd  Lea\e " DailyArriva   Ltave     and  Wed. Arrive  . , -       - -     , A.M.    P. M. P. M.     P. M.  Victoria  >     ������:������01������:06   Yictaiia       3.00    7:6#  Shawmgaa Lak-j*^   lt:2ClO:46 Siiawnigan Lake .../'4.20   g:4������  DuMcaaa- .". * 11:9010:82,Duacan ...^.:'.     '6-00   ������:86  Ladyemith       11:87   9.1S Ladysmith   S.5S    4.0*  Nanaimo .-..."   12.4if 8:20 Nanaimo   6.42    t:li  'Ar/; Welling'toa "...  /.   12:58 Lt-'3.00 Ar.'Wellington .. 6:55 da ������.0t  -  -    -.     .   .   ._- -THRoua*H TICKlETS-'TO CROPTON.  Via Westhalai. Stage leaves daily enceeat Sundays, connecting with North  and. Soath  bound tsaias.  DouMe ata, g������ service Wetjnasdays fend Sattidays  Mnaecting .with  Bteraiaf aad .altera eoa trains.   Pare koai Victoria, Sia-  glc $2.48.   'Retwra*; $1.6*.'      ' *-- -       - ���������*    -   -'    ',    -   v  THROUGH-TICKETF  VICTORIA TO ALBERNI.  ;..'  Stagerlaave������ rTaaaime Tuesdays  aad', Fridays on .arrival of tram from  Victeria.    Fare  freei  Viotoiia,   single $5,201 'fie'turn $8. ������5.'  ���������aeacaien rates ia etest *o all poiats, good-going Saturday a������d Baa- ^  day,  retataaf." aat -latac ttaaii Mond day."'? ' ������ .'*,-  GB0. L. COURTHNAY.  Troific Manager.  I  K. J. BURNS  75 Government St  Victoria, B.C.  ESQUIHALT & NANAIHO  RAILWAY CO.  Charlie Dunn  omp^ny  MERCHANT TAILCR*  Daily, except Sunday, between Nanaimo and Vancouver, leaving Nanaimo ax, 7 a.m., and Vancouver after  ai rival of C.P.R. tram No. 1 or,l  p.m.  For information r'egaiding Height  and passenger rates apply to purser  on board. . -._.  G EORGE ��������� L.  COURTNEY,  Traffic Manager, Victoria, B.C.  Charles Dv������������������, of thc above firm, visits La." siuith every Sunday^loJUe  puipose of takirrj measuiements and     see,.,������  cusfomcis    V������soi.ally.    May  i*e seen at the Hotels.    W. guarantee ai:  stock and a perfect fit at   th<  lowest possible rates.     Hand made    s.-.i,  i������������������ O'1^*1" ������"_l!1>. c  -   19 Store  Street,  CernBr Gormor ant slleet,  VIC1UR1A, b. v..  ^_____       ,<���������; i. ��������� "   -   ���������������������������- *"***!"^  HAY, OAT5, MILL FEEDS  SHIPMENTS DIRECT FROM VICTORIA,      VANCOUVER    OR  FRASER  RIVER. WRITE US FOR QUOTATIONS.  Brackman-Ker  Milling Co., Ltd  THE  aam-mar^fmai | ���������nm ��������� ���������������-   ^^~   *.W.*.!K.*������*������*������*������'*������.*������*������**,**'-'>^*,**'i!*''-'-;*;!ii'S->S;������)!  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  |PHONE 66  ������.K������  LADYSMITH  BOOTS AND SHOES AT  RIGHT  PRICES. " . .       '  Repaiiing 'and  making to  order   a  speciality.  <TrI3 HAS  MCEWAN,-;  - 1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  *a%.*-e*4-a--'W^-������-*fl-'*;^ Jp.<--H*r<^������<^#������<*^^'*^  y.   THE TYEE COPPER 'CO,,. Ltd.      *  PURCHASERS AND fiMELTERS.OF.COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES. .  Snieltitig -Works at  ladVsmith���������b. e.  ;     u . !      '  >      ���������onvenlentto E. & N. Ry. or the Sea Jj  ' i - ' -���������  ������������������i ��������� . : ' a*  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON, ;     THOS. KIDDIE.        |  | general Manager.  .. .      Smelter Manapr. *  Vfeft���������4^,^^���������*^������������������������*������������������**v*^'���������**^',*^* - *>^-+>^^**  a  .���������in  $  I  ���������w. siler.:  1 I  gln:;hal������Xpeessand  delivery  i  .  WORK TROMPTLY D<     ���������  "Leave orders at the Ahbotsford.  GiiORGE YUEN  :   Merchant  Tailor  All1 kinds' of clothing' cleaned and  ' epaired.'       ,      ,  :-oaaczaKaaas9BEKS  ^ssbk:  ..  DESIGNS ~  TRADEMARKS .-  --**. AND COPYR'GHTS  *&       OBTAINED  ADVICE /IS -TO PATCNTAGJLiTY j  ��������� Notice in ' Inventive Age "      I  ��������� Book "How Ui obtain Patents,"  ...HE-  ' Charges moderate. No fee till patent is secured.  Letters sti icily confidential.   Address,  . G. S1GGERS, P.i'2".". I ?w>cr, Washington, D. C  WM. MUNS1E, President  J.  W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  TelepboncI4G.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  \HLLS   AT   FIDDICK  AND  LADY SMITH-Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber  in    Stock.  r������S'.-������-ssvi*������'?v.*'.^*f''-.*i3^  ^���������^%--;;--.!:-V;:i:^'--f  :-/-'*S5.:;.':J:-.V--:-'4>*  W CANADIAN BUI OF COMMERCE  WEC H   WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  The Bank of British Columbia  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Capilal Paid up    Rest     ;'   Aggregate  resources   exceeding  ���������Hon. Geo.  A. Cox, President  B.       $8,700,000       3,500,000     ...  91,000,00������  E.  Walker,   General  Manager.  Pall vStoclc Just Arrivt-d. Call early  and gel yoiiivpicli of the largest anil be:l  slock in  town.   .,  LADYSMITH  AERIE     NO.  ������86.  F  O. E.     :���������:        :������������������        :���������:        :���������J  Meets in  the Opera House 1st ami  rfrd  Tuesday  at  7,30 p.m.   'Worthy  President,--B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary,  C II-  Rummtngs.  London Office, 80 LomdardSt E* C-  The  bank  has  113  brunches     well distributed  throughout  the Dominion  and elsewhere,  including the folio via g ia British Columbia and thc Yukon  Territory. "* "llflT  GREENWOOD       NANAIMO VANCOUVER  FERNIE. "     East End  KAMLOOPS NELSON VICTORIA  LADYSMITH N.   WESTMINSTER  WHITE HORSE.  Every  description of banking business transacted.   Letters of credit  issued  on  any  part  of the  world.  mg^S58Z-i  M'arli  In. The  ATLfN  CRANBROOK  DAWSON  ���������       - 'J'  Don't be satisfied to work |  along' in "the same old." way" ;i  for low wages. We! can ������  help you carve oiit a; successful career. . Thousands  have increased their salaries  j* by following our'plan.' We  can train you/in spare time,  and at small cost, for any,  of the following .positions}:'  Haci-anlcal, Electrical, Stoam, ��������� CIW, or  Mining Engineer; Electrician;*; Surveyor.;  Arcliltec!; Drs'teirran; Bookkeeper;" Sten-  ograplmr; Teicliar; Slio--"-Card Writer;  window' Dresser; or Ail V/rltci*--?*   -���������-..  Write 'iODAV,"Kla,tlnK wUlcli position Interosts y������������> *<������;���������  INTERNATIONAL-.  Covrespondence    Schools  Box 799. SCRANTON, PA.  OB CAM OS OL'B MCAI. ������KrU������8K������TATIfll 1  L   JIM* ,\h 1/KLKY  HOP LEE * CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINPS NEATLY  BAKED AN������ FRPSH.  BREAD FIVP CENTS PER L������AF  Coafectionary of all kinds. ,  Ordera \*km for Pastries to b������ delivered at any time.  Swployment Agency.  .'' Best accommedatioa (or  transient  and- peiiaaneat'boardeis and lodgers.  ,GRAND    hiO^ K L  This new Hotel has been comfoit-  a'bly fuiiu'sl.i'd and the bar is up-to-  date.' Rates,' $1.M a day aad upwards.  , - WM. BEVERIDGE, Piop.  Esplanade :���������:  ���������: :���������: :���������. Ladysmith  * ������  ��������� *  ��������� *  ��������� ���������  ������   ������  *   *  * ���������  EUROPE HOTEL  J. GIACHER������, Prop.  Newly   furhisked, ��������� everything   the  best; finely stocked bar.      Transient  rajfce, JLQO per day.    Monthly   rate,  $33;00V:.. ���������" '.;*  First Avenue '. ������������������; i Ladysmith. B. C.  RHIS1II PRICES &T  J.  J.   TiiOMAS'   SIURK  ON. HIGH STREET.  Everybody  in Ladysmith knows we  carry a first class'line of goods,  we must  reduce our stock  of Men's and Boy's cloth  ing- at'. once.     Sanford's  clothing is well Lao mi.   We  will give 25    per cent oft.  on regular rates unti,  fur-  -*   ther notice ... ���������   -  CALL*AND  SEE US.   .     .  We carry STRAUSS'.OVERALLS  hand made, guaranteed, and the celebrated BIG     HORN  OVERALL on  sale. -  AT= THOMAS'      STORE.  -THEJOKES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Oooir Table, Good Bed and,Good Bar  (Half Block' from Depot.)  HIGH STREET,-'- - LADYSMITH  D������ W, I Qiifolan  --^^-'bcf-iTiST;  : " Stevene'Bl-vJi--;,, Ludyemit-h, B. C.  Dentistry in al; ii.t.br-aiiVhas; every new  appliance.  RATJSS %!.��������������� PBR DAY  S AMP^B ROOM3  . BA R; SU.PriVlHD .WITH BE9  WINliS, I,IQUORS', CIGARS  X  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid banting and fishing in ..near, vicinity. v  A. J.'McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSmiTH, B. C.  DAY SCHOOL.  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CORNWALL.  Manager, t LADYSMITHJfLKDGER  (|W|r^ea*,'^*jiiii1  1 ���������  The Twicer's Real Hmam:  The original name of the turkey was  oocoocoo, by which it was known by  the native Cherokee Indians. It is supposed that our pilgrim fathers, roaming through  the woods  ln search of  game   for   their   first   Thanksgiving  spread, heard, the oocoocoo calling in  the familiar tones of our domesticated  fowl,  "Turk,  turk, turk."   These first  Yankee    huntsmen,    mistaking    this  frightened cry of the bird for its real  song, immediately labeled It "turkey,'?  and turkey It is to this  day.   Much  more beautiful and musical was the  Indian name oocoocoo, the notes peculiar to the flock when sunning thein-  celvea in perfect content on the river  beaches.  He Told th* Troth.  An Irish gentleman had a splendid  looking cow, but she kicked so much  that it took a very long time and it  was almost impossible to milk.her,;so  he sent her to a fair to be sold and told  his herdsman to be sure not to sell her  without, letting tho buyer "know her  faults. He brought home a~large price  which he* h >d got for it His master  was surpri..(-.l-:in 1 wild,."Are you sure  you told all ubout her?" "Bedad, I did,  Bir," said the herdsman. "He asked me  whether she was a good milker. 'Be--  gorra, sir,' says I, ������lt'a you'd bo tired  milking her.'"���������"Seventy Yeare of  Irish Life."  (Ladysmith north to  Union,   75 miles  or more.    Sufficient of  them are developed and  improved  to insure     a  long lease of life to the mires     and  their extensions are now being operated.      For instance,  the Extension  Mines,     11 miles     from Ladysmith,  fi 6m  which  the highest grade coal,  for domestic purposes on tho Pacific  coast is shipped, is Inown by borings  and     general  prospecting  to  extend  near to the city oi Ladv smith.      As  representing this  industry it  might  be mentioned that the coal shipped  from the Island, to. date, amounts to  19,940,587 tons,, with a val/ve ol $6e,-'  203,285,      arid 149,556   toa������  of i ���������>,������-,  with a value of $'J47,78������, a total cf  $61,151,065,  facilities, but aot until these are  provided can they ship out ore for  treatmeut. Another mineral section is at the Campbell river upon  what is known aa the reserve of the  13. * N. grant. The total value of  the mineral product to date for Vancouver island and vicinity is given  by the Provincial Mineralogist, Mr.  W. F. Robertson, as 275,322 tons of  a value of (4,378,370.  V  The Drasoa.Tree.  The dragon  tree (Dracaena draco),  which yields the astringent gum resin  called dragon's blood, Is an old settfui  of the Canary islands.  A veritable colossus of this family once grew ln the  town of Orotava, Tenerife, which was  eighty feet in   circumference at the  base, hollow inside, with a staircase  for visitors to ascend to the branching top of tho trunk. , Humboldt remarks that its  antiquity must have  been greater than that ot the pyramids. This giant went down ln a hurricane in 1867.  He Sold and Left.  -A lawyer bad a horse that always I  stopped and refused to cross a certain ,  bridge leading out of the city.    No  whipping, no urging, would induce him j  to cross it, so he advertised him, ,"To  be sold for no other region than that  the owner wants to get out of town."  Timber. \ ���������.-,  (b.) The value of tho immense timber resources     of Vancouver Island,  with its high class Douglass fir, cedar etc., has already been realized by  the great lumber companies. The Victoria'Lumber Company,1 of Chomaln-  us,  has among its-members shrewd  vVisconsin and, Michigan-lumber .kings  who  have     secured,   and  now ; hold,  hundreds of 'millions' ol feet of splendid  timber and are contiaually''  increasing  thair holdings.    Their     ax-  port trade now running from 10,060,-  000 to 50,000,000    of feet per year-  will ho doubt be largely .'"increased by  the beginning ol work on," the Panama  ..;:-���������.:, lor the demand, which ,will be  supplied largely from this section for  timber to us������3 on the great work, will  amount to hundreds of millions .- of  feet.     Other . companies,-ShawaigaB  Lake,   Haslam  and  other companies  art turning out large quantities    of.  lumber  and  shingles. "  Harbofs"a'n"d Waterways'. .   .  (c.)    Harbors, and. waterways     ia  connsction  with  Vancouver Island is  a subject understood much hetter by  men who "go down to sea" ���������   than  '    ' Pottery Clay.  The' clay found     in the Extensio  Mines is < regularly shipped  to     Vic  toria to tbs pottery works for    the  manufacture of sewer pipes, and pottery of various kinds.  ��������� ���������o���������  - Stoae and Lime.  - Ifagaificeat' building stone is found  at various points.   The quarry     at  Duncan, lying contiguous to the    E.  & N,  railroad, furnishes high   class  buildiag stoae  that should  be in demand where heavy stone work is required, whils lime quarries also   exist oa tfce.line of .the railroad. Good  briok clay is fouad iu Nanoose hai-  bor above Nanaimo,   and    limestone  oa tha line of the railroad, near    oral- Esquimau Harbor.  .,)���������;  tory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  ������hewan River claims are either bar  or  bench,   the  former  being 100    feet  long and extending between high and  low water  mark.  The  latter  includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or baniv, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  erritory���������A free miner   may   obtain  abandoned,  and     open  to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries  of a claim  may   be  defined absolutely  by having a survey  made  and publishing notices  in    the  Yukon official Gazette.  Petroleum���������All unappropriated Dominion lands in Manitoba, thc Northwest Territories, and within tho Yukon Territory, are open to prospecting for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or com-  PITHER & LEISER  Importers and wholesale dealers In WINES, LIQUORS   CIGARS  ETC.     Large stock always���������All    the leading Jsraads.    - '  principaf   hotels and Saloons in  Ladysmith.  ORDERS SOLICITED.  We supply tha  pany having ..machinery on the  land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 ac-  only two leases of five miles "each Tor !reS for such period as he may decide-  the length of width shall not excee. f|  thrse times  the breadth.  Should the prospector  discover  oil  PITHKR & LEASER, VICTORIA, B. C  Water Power.  Of water power, some very large  and permanent streams are found  with natural falls, some again oan  without great expense be developed.  It aeons safe to assume tliat great  water power can be secured, comparatively eheap, at various points  on VaacouTer Island. Particularly is  this the case ia tha northern part  of the' Island.  Agricultural Wealth.  Agricultural development on   Vancouver    Island must be very     great  ,��������� ,,��������� ��������� . ., ii* the immediate future.    Tracts of  ^.    ^.?h   ,BuVPP0SltoftO ib* m^- '������*������* ������**������ each year be cleared     and"  land and direct across-from Vancou-Jput into u tM faciliUes  ver,     Oyster  Harbor or  Ladysmith'  A Strong Part.  Soubrette���������Yes, the understudy says  l ho used to have a very strong part on  the stage.    Comedian���������So he did.   He  used to be a scene shifter and lift tho  mountains and castles.  Home Traits.  "Isn't your husband dyspeptic?"  "I rather think be is.   I know he always disagrees with his meals."  ,u  True diplomacy is to get all you can  with as .much courtesy as you can.-  "Bev. Boyd Carpenter.  LIFE IN GREENLAND.  ���������The Waya of the People, Their Pleas-  urea and Their Food. '  Greenland's west, coast la-considered  to have' the grandest scenery of any  coast in the world vby Roger Pollock,  who writes of a journey thither as follows: "The sunny; arctic day, which  lasts for months; a sky all flaming  glory, the fretted spires', of the Alps  flanked with stupendous cliffs and  based on the restful levels of the sea,  cities of crowded bergs, compound of  dazzling light and radiant,color������������������such  scenery as that blots out one's former  memories. Our first port of call was  Jakobshavn, at the head .of Disco  strait, biggest of the northern villages,  a metropolis of nine white -people and  400 natives. Beside a pocket harbor,  perched on round shoulders of the naked granite, are the buildings/all tarred  plack, pf thp Royal Trade company.  For a backgroundit* tho dismal scene  ���������Bay,  has long  been known as a safe  and commodious harbor.   II is '   oae  where large' .wharves are already established in connection with the ooal  export trade     and with tha freight  business, as the point of transfer by  tha C.P.R. for the Island freight. In  connection with  this matter it     is  worthy of remark that for the last  three years the transfer barge     has  made its daily trip and has rarely, is  flv.->r, been delayed on, account of bad  weather   or     unfavorable  conditioas,  and has never met with an accident.  Nanaimo     Harbor,     Departure" Bay,  Chamainus and other safe harbors are  found along     the coast.   Near    the  north end of the island safe harbors  are found that may yet be used   .as  last ports of call for steamers lea-v-~  ing Victoria for the .Orient,     fast  trains -    connecting- from  Ladysmith'  landing,  or conveying to,  passengers  and mails.  Fisheries.  The waters of Vancouver Island  teem with fish. Hsrring in vast quantities-visit our shores. A profitable  trade in fisheries -which includes, off  our more northern shores, halibat arid  other deep sea fish, is being built up  aad is capable or much greater development.  are given  to certain sections     that  aow find raluable farm lands too far  freni markets.     Included in   farming  stock raising is  becoming a marked  feature in Island  development.  High  grades of     cattle are being     raised  from iaported stock, and the butter  andr cheese of Vancouver  Island    is  now well known for its high grade.  Hunting and Fishing.  The big game of Vancouver Island  has aot been hunted extensively and  is abundant in certain sections. Deer  and other four-footed game is found  in all parts of tho Island.       Ducks,  geese,   , pheasants, grouse and quail  ara. to be found in season in    numbers that gladden tlie heart of     the  hunter.    With the development,  that  will  result  from   the   extension     of  tho liaes of the E. & N.~" Railway,  North.'Vancouver Island will increase  its" wealth many fold.   Mines will.be  opened and other natural sources   ol  wealth ,-aow Talueless,     will,' with  transportation,  soon prove  to      tin:  world that as a whole there is     no  other part of the rich Province      of  British Columbia     that  can-,  equal  Vaacouvet Island.  Mining.  In connection with the mineral developments of the Island, it must be  understood that only during the past  five years has' any attempt at metal  rise higher rocks, littered with garbage  our sailors went ashore every night to  dance: with / the Eskimo girls,  while  the officers of ship and colony swapped  dinner parties, breakfasts and luncheons all through a nine days' festival,  : "Men and women alike," the writer  continues, "were linguists, well read,  accomplished, a little too politer for  comfort, living a metropolitan life on  one batch of letters a year in an arctic  outpost. Expecting: the pathos of banishment, I found the gayety of perfect  content The Danes, of. all the settlements were alike in social charm, gentle and polished���������arrant gossips, too���������  and the Indoor life had little to remind  one of the outdoor wilderness. The !  Innuit servant maids wore the furry  breeches, boots to the hip and curious  On the west coast of the Island, beginning at East Sook, mineral has  been found , and small shipments  made from San Juan, Port Renfrew,  Albernij, Uchueklesit, Clayoquoit,  Kennedy Lake; Taferno Inlet,; (Deer  Creek), Bedweel Sound, (Bear River), Trout River, .���������Clayoquoit: Sound,  Sidney Inlet, Ahousett, Ahatlasett,  Nbptka, Kyuquot and Quatsino,  while in the middle of the Island at  Central lake a,large deposit of mineral has recently" been discovered.  The schist beds lying to the south  of the coal measures and commonly  known as the Mt. Sicker schist: belt,  extends from Mt.  Sicker up to   tho  SYNOPSIS OF REGULATION. S  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS/  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES -i AND THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands'may be purchased  at $19 par: acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite.   Not more than 320  a term of twenty years, renewable in  thc discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed     or bars of the river  below low water mark, and subject  to tha rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive, entries  for bar  diggings or  b n'ch claims,  except on  the Saskat-. he   an   River,   where  the  lessee may drc^de to high water mark  on each altein.itc leasehold.  Tho  lessee shall  have a dredga in  operation within one season from the  date of  the lease  for each fivo -miles,  but where  a person  or company   has  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.   Reatal,  $10    per  annum for each mils of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2������ per   cent,  collected  on  the output after  it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The lessec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  lstday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of -the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first jear and- $10 per mile for  eaeh subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in" the Yukoa Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  length, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek 0r gulch  the width being-from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 - feet square.  Claims arc marked by^ two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  a.dditional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking a  claim must bald a free'miner's osrti-  ficate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of, 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary  claims oaly.  Entry fee, $1������.   Royalty at lhe rat������  of two and one-half per cent, "on the  alue of the gold shipped from     the  Vukon Territory to bo paid to     the  Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining claim     on  each separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by, purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00     A claim may ! be  abandoned and another obtained ���������   on  the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice and paying a fee.  Work must be done on a claim-each  year to the value of at least $200.  (in payisg quantities, and satisfactorily establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 640 acres, including the  oil Well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre and  the remainder of the tract reserved  namely, 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acie, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A.  SMART.  Deputy   Minister of  the   Interior.  Department  of the Interior,  easass'ss  **^*m&������**M**6t6mm9*m**&90>****i!***+++a>,>++*  Brewing  NANAIMO,  B. C.  1  flanufacturera of the  Any  Kind  of  Job  Printing  *  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  THE  LEDGER  Office  On fst  Avenue  In British Columbia  **+*���������: ���������fr**************  Lager Beer and porter Guaranteed Brewed  from theiBest Canadian Malt rnn Hops.  TEN DOLLARS REWARD.  The Union Brewing Company will pay  JiO reward for information ������  which will lead to^the arreet and������convict>on       any person or persons f>  jj      destroying Union Brewing Compan>'a kegs or bottles, or failing to re- 2  $      turn tbe same. 2  z I  i -  Miners1 Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short notie-i.     Drill Sbarpmed  alwayegives satisfaction.     Picks handled and repaired.  Ships mi thing  in  all it������  Branches".  Horseshoers and General Blacksmiths.  David Murray  Buller Street  -   -   -   - Ladysmith, b  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT FOR THE BEST MEATS  IN THE MARKETS.  WE ARE NOW BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF THE  ROCKIES. YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  PANNELL   &   PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK,  QATACRE   STREET.j LADYSfllTH, B -   .        . .. ..... i   A certificate that -work has      Kpwi  aores caa, be. acquired by one individ- L   ��������� ��������� , ���������. ~     ...    ,        **        Deen  ....  ^���������i:.i-'.Li'n._.,J ... ^        .   .done must be retained each year;  not, the claim ,lall be deemed to  topknot of their national dress, pne j Nanaimo Lakes which* has-been pp-  ibad to fin promiscuously-'lb. love witt' ; ened and worked at seven points,''".a,  allofthepi. ":''-'':i j distance' -of 40 miles:   Namely,   MtV  ' '.'.Eveh'thje. Danish men jypre natiye, 'sicker, Mt. Brenton, Chemainus, Ma-  dress, but there was one Important jlis- | juba Rhinehardt, Nanaimo Liakes,  tinction-they washed. The food, apart ; d Englishrnans *R,ver. Owing to  from Danish groceries, was seal meat, 6 p  fish, reindeer, venison, shellfish, ptnr* ,  migan, sea birds and their eggs, which, j  as  served iu Greenland,  are always  Dronounced ln flavor."  the fact that the land is heavily,  timbered, prospecting is necessarily  slow and expensive, great impor-  | tance must be attached to the cutting of trails inland from the railroad. As the result of such a trail,  three years ago, from Ladysmith 9  miles out, several mineral locations  have been  made  in   that vicinity, irr-  T, ,   eluding  the     Majuba,  and extejidjng    .-��������������������������� I".an---   off?rs   a?  S8������f? 'west to the     Rhinehardt and Naual-  ���������?;!������������?. ��������������� A-L'l1'���������6'^^ " would appeai-  ^ ^ of ttie first imp01-tance ^o cut  ��������� IIHIIUJ51 - -T'    ,R    t\*\t.    noRif    rr������    t-rtn    at .        _  section  RESOURCE OF VAN  COUVEK ISLAND  Vancouver  investor as docs any part of British  Cpjumbia.    It is not easy to find a  of country that is exactly  right in all respects.  It is, perhaps,  impossible to find .such a country, but  for      a fair chance to  make  a home  with  comfortable surroundings     the  section of country along the line of  tlie Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway  is well worth considering,   A few of  the  most  prominent   of the  island's  productions  and      natural   resorrces  only are mentioned  in  this article  CoaJ Deposits.  (a.)   First among tha natural  sources are the great coal measures I  trails in order to open- up the coun-r  try to the prospector.     The opening  up of this mineral belt and the development of the mineral claims      v/iU  follow the construction of a   branch  ; road, and the route from Mt. Sicker  and. Mt.  Brenton up  the Chemainus  valley appears the most feasible   as  it would follow along the line of the  claims     mentioned   to  the Nanaimo  Lakes,  on to  and  including Alberni.  It is  stated     that     thc Nanaimo  Lakes   properties  have  large,    showings     of ore and would undoubtedly  rs- J make producing mines "with railroad  ual or cbmpaay. Royalty at tho rate  of ten oenta per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be col looted on the gioss 'out-  put.'���������������������������������������������-���������  Quartz���������Persons  of eighteen  years  aad over and joint stock companies  holdiag free miners' certificates may  obtain" entrT for a mining location.  A free na^ei 's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  flfe years, upon payment in advance  $7.5*, ;por annum for an individual,  aa**J from $50 tp $100 per annum for  a cpmpany.accprding  to  capital.  A  free     m}ner, having  discovered  mineral in place, may locate g, claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  <ame with two legal  posts, bearing  j  location notices, one at each end   entire line of the lodo cc vein. |  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen     days if located withia    tec  miles of a mining recorder's oflice, onq  additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction.   The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  : At   - leant - $100 must be expended  on the,- claim     each year or paid to  tho mining recorder  in   lieu  thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may. upon having a survey made*, and upon complying    with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to   locate  claims containing iron and mica, ab:o  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres. I  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 2J per cant, of the sales  of the products of the location,. '  Placer     MiningF-Manitpba and the  N.W.T., exempting the Yukon Terri-  I  if  be  All Work  i 'liable  Done at  Rates  *  a  *  ������ Delivered in Any Part of tn City  If  if  a  "������������������������  a  *  a  *  a  The Daily Ledger!  j**  LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO. x.-���������  PIANOS, ������if*i^^������j?^ M0VED  Stables i> r������������r of I^dysmkh Hotel.   Leave orders at the Abbottsford.  WILLIAMS   AND   WASKETT  ���������������������������"������������������'������ ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� < \  o  < >  SO CSentst  per   Month :  ���������5fe>^������H;*Hc������Ht������Mt������>:e)**lf������5������fa^#-������ ���������^���������^���������^eH*������*fr������������Mt������-1ta^a^.>4.  mSSSSEBEGSEi  LARD  H. W. SAUSAGE  (THE ONLY  KIND)  BLACK PUDDING  H.&W.  FIRST AVENUE.   BUTCHERS  I  High Grade  The satisfaction of dealing with  high grade firm of established repu-J  tation, whose name stands forsome-J  thing: definite and substantial is'a J  most important consideration when'  purchasing FURNITURE, CARP-5  PETS, CURTAINS, ART GOODS.f  SILVERWARE, CHINA, CUTLER-  RY,  GLASSWA, etc.  Large illustrated catalog ue and price list free for asking.  VICTORIA.B.C LADY    -' 1  ] /   ?  ? ' '��������� 3  loci  A SNAP��������������� good EngLoh Piano by  a first-class  maker  in  p rf   t  order  For  $100.00.   A  Mason   and Hamlin  Organ for $125.00.        Apply  : A'l F.  OWEN,  Piano Tuner Abbotsford  Hote.  ; FOR SALE.  One cosey-coriier,  one  dicss-makeis  cutting table, and sign.  Miss Olson, White Street.  FireChief     Smith came   back from  Nanaimo this morning.  April magazines     now    on. sale-a*  Knight's Book Store. . ,,  -o-  The programme arranged loi- the entertainment to be give. V������������<* !������������-  JJUlr,agemcnt of Mrs. Gleason o. \ ������-  toria in this city ou April bill assures a treat in elocutionary and  musical art. Mrs. Gleason is an attractive lady on the stage and has  the knack of demanding attention  rromIirstto lastiiihci- reailing,-  She is ably assisted    by that master  . .   ���������    Mr       ff   II      Larni-.un   on  musician,  Mr,      u.. 1,1.     '-'     -      ,.,-..  the sweetest of instruments, thc��������� I ic-  cola and violin-  DEATH OF I  MRS, MORRISON  Mrs. M. Morrison, wife of Muidock  Moirison,     proprietor   of   Morrison's  ranch,  vvas  found   dead  on  tlu. railway  track at South .������������������Wellington''this,  morning..'   The deceased  lady  usually  resides  ��������� in    Nanaimo, but had.-.been  spending a few days on the ranch re-  cenlly.   She left on  the .train    , last-  night for  her' home  and -from   - tlu  time she got off  the  train  al   South  Wellington  nothing -.whatever,     was  seen of her until she vvas discovered  lying dead.-at  thai, place  1 his  morning-    .;;  The cause of death is stated   to be  heart failure.     '     .  The news of the sudden death oi  Mrs. Morrison will he received -hetv  with great regret,, foi: she -w--.s vvel,  known to many Ladysmith people.  She leaves a husband, four daugliiei.'i ���������  and one son. tier .husband anil ' soi^  live oir-the ranch, about a mile qui  of  LadysiuiUi.  -,. ^-���������;���������,���������o ;���������������������������- -,....  .'Germans in trouble.-���������  Bt. Petersburg,  March. 30-.��������� A  telegram from Bachmut .(Bessariai'va), reports  a peasant  outbreaktat,  against the 'German   settlers  The peasants  threaten to' tal--  fclaudard ; of m.y of th^ travelling  plays and made a decided hit with  the audience. The locomotive and  train, crossing the stage brought the  play to a fitting close. Mr. It- Wilson Was next called on for asolo and  delighted the audience to such an extent that ... was encored heartily-."  The next ii/cin on the program was  a three-round' boxing- contest between.  R. Little and E. Druilop. Both bovs  put up a good exhibition for the  three'rounds,,showing very clever and  fast work.   .    ,    - ', .��������� -.' ..-���������'  Geo. I-Iorne   next favored the audi---  cn'ce with a negro sketch, followed by  a vocal, solo rendered by J. McGill. ;  Next came a vocal solo by Mr. J.  Black, followed by another by E.  Gartley. Next was a comic song -*nd  dance, by Mr. ,-.Sam Thompson, jr.  'lhe balance-of the program was rendered as follows- .������������������.,������������������,���������  Song,' 1-1.'-Bates, Duet, TI. Robinson  and J. Black... c?At the close of the  program a vote of thanks was inan-  imously passed to Professor-Arnold  Jiml to all who had contributed toward the evening's entertainment,, after which Uie audience stood and  'f-'ang the national an them'.  Jones took place yesterday .'iftuuiooii  '.rom the. residence of her sister, Mis.  Rein-hart, Northlielcl, to NatiaimoJ-1  cemetery and was attended by a  targe number of sympathising friends,  ihe Rev. G. ... Taylor, .,!' A'eUing-  ton, o'huaied 1 lie pall 'icners v tic  'lh-* funual ol the late Mis lewis  \Ie*>sis J Davis, J Slo in, J jlvgh  J    Cottle,   V       lovvlci,   V    *-*U>v\.,i  Casein  there  i-  noss  ession of the lands /by force,unless  the Germans voluntarily givesiip possession. Cossacks have, been li'astih'  dispatched: to.the sceiic,      - :--./  EDITORS COMING   WEST,   -v  AViiniipeg,    .Man., ���������-'.March 311������������������Minnesota editors    Will attend the-Port-  laud  Exposition in     June,  rc-turnhi.  ��������� boms   by     Victoria and .,;Vancouver  and by'O.P. R.,     through     western  Can-ida. - <  ��������� o -���������  TACOMA'S CREW RELEASED.  Yokphaina, March 30.���������The. crew, of  thc steamer Tacoma arrived yesterday and were released. :  NANAIMO NOTES.  Nanaimo,     March   - 30���������The  local  lodge, F. O. E., assisted by several  visiting brothers from Ladysinit-li  ���������r-.rid other outside points held.one of  the celebrated social sessions in the-  Opera'House'- last night. The house  was well filled by Eagles and -their  friend.- who had been invited to  spend the evening, and right royally  did they do' so. Songs, speeches,  instrumental and all kinds - of refreshments filled in an en-oyal-lc evening's entertainment.  Mr. W. K. I.cighton took the  chair and filled the bill to perfection.  The first number on the program  ..was a piano solo- by Mr. W. Tlcpple.  followed by a selection by .Fro-  fcssorArnold. Thc next item was  a one-act comedy drama by "Messrs. Robinson and M. McDonald. The  staging    in this     act was up tc the  Grand Recital  ON   APRIL 8TTT.      ...  l!y Mrs     Gleason, the talented elo-  ciitiiuiisl   vho     usually keeps h?r audience cor,  ���������������������������h-.r.l  with laughter, while  lhe iuneral ol tlu late All-, While  .cad_ iojk [)uuc yesleulav <k(. l oor  rom th3 family lcsrcluuo, >��������� i ��������� .iv  >lnet, to lhe Nanaimo -.eiiiitiiv  <ev ,Mi Sanloid conducud erwee-.  il the home and at the grave aide,  \lidc several appiopnale Jivms > ere  uiij, bv the assembled mends ' It  all icaieis vveie E B Irving, ! L  Towns, I Shuinan K H diLit-  on,   Da. id   Recce,  Wm   Manson,   ,i  SUMMER    'lN        SWITZERLAND.  (Andrew      Davidson,   division  2.)  Switzerland is a mountainous coun  try.   These mountains arc very high  and     covered    with     ice and  snow  Sometimes  this ice and snow breaks  away and comes    crashing down the  mountain sides into the villages, de  jstroying'houses and     carrying away  trees and     rocks.   This   is called an  [avalanche.    When summer conies and  'the snow on the 'mountains begins lo  melt the men form a procession and  begin .to  climb  the mountains.    All  summer    they  stay  there collecting  their     cattle to  be -milked  two or  thrcc times a .'day. The girls stay at  home with their mothers and help at  tlie work,   while  their fathers     and  brothers are on  the mountain *-idcs  Tliey-    mow  the-grass,   plait straw  hats  anil  milk 'the* cows   and   goats  that arc left at home.    As  Autumn  conies  and   the dark clouds hanging  overhead   warn  the, men   that  winter  is coming,   they^gafher  theii   cattle  together      and start for  thc village. '  This is a great day.  Bells are  rung,  Hags  fly and   the people of the     vil  lage/go out to meet their returning  relatives.  The people of Switzerland build  their houses of wood and place  large rocks on the roof so lhat Unwind cannot blow the roof oft. In  spite of the mountainous charactei  of their country these people love  home and have, always fought , foi-  freedom.  S332sS'������*w  aNOTHER  SHIPMEHT  OF  Mioti  Caps  NEW STYLE  In FRENCH    TWEED, ENGLISH   CIIEV01TS.  This  lot  will  make  our    cap  department complete, and give  us an. assortment that cannot  be rc-afen on lhe Ccast.  3-r* cents to 75 cents.  1\ \* \NAlMO  Me-.sis       Hate*-      1 oicimmei,  Mui-  uiv   and  I'cvendup     attended thc \a-  ���������uuio      I ii,ks   soual     <-issioii   List  oniiii,    'I lie     pooi   buds    were  too  ncd to H\      hick last  iin.liI   altei   it  va*- o\ei    so    thev tame  back on thc  line li.iin  this nioinini,  T^~       ;^ -*���������  __,^c>r *>*.-. ^ - _ ���������.-  S   s   I'lt.ini.i kit   last  ni������>ht with  i ca it,o ol "i, OJ tons oi coal  ��������� ��������� ������������������    ���������  I uu, Hilda coaled luic this lnoining  ���������     *     *  lug C/.ii brought in the Transfci  i*-l ni.rl I . lhe bciigp had on boanl  ���������ars of air cluni]s to l:e used for filing in work, on     the iievy    C. P.  R.  '���������otc-1  in Victoria.       .,    ,  ���������,*���������....  Tug Wanderer, which brought in  thc Star of , France yesterday afler-  ���������:obn, took on coal before leaving.  The sailing vessel is now discharg-  ng /ballast preparatory to loading  ���������argo."  Vancouver,   March   20.���������Completing  li'cr' 70th voyage homewards,  the   R.  '     NOTICE OF ASSKiNMENT.  I'uisuant    to the Creditor's Trusts  Uecd Act and Amendments:  Notice is hereby given that V. Gc-  .lorri, carrying on business in the City  .of Ladysmith,, B. C, as a jeweler, by  Deed of'Assignment for the benefit of  his creditors dated the 2lth day ol  March, 190:*), made in pursuantc o:  the Creditors Trusts Deed Acts and  Ainending Acts '-'.has assigned unto  \Mcola Gaiolinc, of Nanaimo, B. C,  all his real and personal estate of ev.  dry-nature -, and kind in Trust to pay  ..is creditors ratably their just  claims without preference or priority according lo law.  The said deed of     Assignineni vvas  executed by the    said V. .GeBon> A'  Nicola     Gaioline'on the 2-lth day o  March," 1!)05.  All persons     having claims again  the   . said V. Genoni are rcquesicd .  or.    ���������efore the     15th of April,   1!  forward full     particulars to thc s.-i  Nicola'Gaioline duly ���������������������������.'.i-;: td a'.d  .h  nature     of-     the     securities held i>;  them, if any.-   And     notice is here*-  given that    after tt>e    lfith of Aniii  lfO".  the trustee will proceed  tods  tribute     the     assets     of the estah  among the     parties entitled thereto  having regard     only to those cliim  of which the trustee shall then ha ���������  notice, and the said trustee shall nri'  be    responsible for the assets or an>  part    thereof so :   distributed to an-  person     or     firm,     of whose ('ebt oi  claim lie shall     not then have notice  A meeting of the creditors will It  held on the lflt.li day of April, i"0"  at 10 a. m. at the .office of Russe!  Simpson,  Soliritor  for the Assiaire  Dated this 24th day of March, 1005  NICOLA GATOLINE,  Assignee.  Store closes  at six o'clook ev-  1 ery evening except  Satin day.  Delicious Deserts  CAN BE W ADE FROM  Bird's Custard Powder  AN  D  Hansen's Junket Tablets  Sold by us in' J He packages.  DRYSDALE-STEVENSON  Go.    Ivl/siiii  -SB������*S*aK3f|  Dr. R. B. Dier may be foimd at  bis oflice, at any time through the  day or evening. Bridge or crown  work as good as the best and at reasonable prices. It is not a practice  for a few days cl weeks only, that  Dr. Dier is establishing, but ane  that will- cause him to' be a permanent resident of Ladysmith."-Office on  High Street, next Weinrob'e's.  NOTICE.   '  (Dissolution of Partnership.-)  The partnership hereloloie, subsisting between Chu Ming and Chu Lung  lio. of Extension, B.C., trading under- the firm name of Wing Sang &  Co., has been dissolved.  The business will in future be conducted under the sole management of  Chu Lung Ho. who assumes all liabilities of the late.firm, and to whom  all outstanding debts must be paid.  CHU LUNG HO.  Dated Extension, B.C., Feb. 29th,  .1005.  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OFEN AT ALL HOURS.  HaTgRAIN AM)  f ARM PKODIM  Orders', will be delivered any wherein the city promptly aiid at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on the  c  Esplanade.  ' JAS. WARv'OCK.'-  Some good Residences For Sale  Cell and get particulars.  Ag roey of tlie Esquimalt    ���������  & Nanaimo Ry. Co's  City Property  JOHN STfiWART P. O. Box 268  FIRE,  .V  CONVEYANCING  LIFE   AND  ACCIDENT  INS URANCE.  ���������    NOTARY   PUBLIC.  Garden  ������tk st'e-i ti'i ^a  We have on han:l a complete assortment of garden seeds, including  RADISH  CAULIFLOWER  TURNIP  BEET  BEANS  PARSNIPS     '  CUCUMBER  CARROT  Also a large variety of FI ower  seeds. Our lawn grass seed cannot  be excelled in quality and price.  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  0ATA.CRE ST.  LADYSMITH  W. T. HEDDLE   CO.  WiU iams'' Block  iiindysaaitli  "VI r.    I.  wifh   !  ;iik! 'n-  M II  iii'vrr fai's to chri'in  .':..rola.   and   violin.      Come  ���������..ood time.  1 ts fine. .'b*)C, and ?."-.-. lb  M.S.   Empress  of  Japan,  II.   Pyhus,  R.N.R., commander,  reached  port at  8 o'clock lasl-nighl.    The steamship  left Yokohama on   "vf-irch   17th     and  experienced  a pleasant   voyage  across  the   Pacific,   but when  oil  Cape.   ���������'"Littery  on  Monday a st iff blow was encountered.    The  Empress  brought   88  saloon   passengers,   27   intermediates  and       l.'.O   Orientals   in   the  steerage.  The      cargo  amounts  to 2,!I0(I  Ions,  comprised of silk, lea, matting    rid  general  merchandise.    Included   ������������������.   the j  cargo were   1,800   bales   of  silk   con- |  signed      to.,... the   mil-is   in   New   Yin'  stale.  Particular Grocers.  Telephone i  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI0RS  HIGH  STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in tho City :���������:���������j  r) nit be alarmed.    You  can   ge  ilt.e   E-*1PI IE      CIGARS     you  ,vant.    For Sale   Everywhere.  BOOKS FOR  Sale &  Exchange  ���������' ���������   .   *    ���������At���������  HOY'S BAKERY  lOc. and 15c.  1st   1 venue,  Ladysmith  CRYSTAL LAUNDRY    Healers in   rianos and  Organs .. .  dysn-.itli, B. C  WHOLESALE DRYGOppS..-  "Victoria,  B. ;C. '-"���������  Manufacturers of the - Celebrated  .  IRONGLAp BRAND      -  ���������������������������' -of.' .:������������������'-.-  OVERALLS; .  BLOUSES,"     ;  JUMPERS,       ' ;  - '.        ." ^ANTrs,";. "'���������'.  '*-'. '  SHIRTS, ETC. ;  Leave orders with  BLAIR  &   ADAM,   V*..'!ii  All work first-class at THE CIIRY  STAL,  VICTORIA.  iSKSCJ?  R  ���������w.w^:m)^^~������^mi^^^m^^mm^^i':'7^^.:  r  i  Esciiatlots  THE FIRST DRAWING FOR THE  mt wmi ip iumm  Cabbage  and Tomato plants.  i, ' 1  Orders  taken for  Roses, Ornamental   and  Fruit trees.'  !*s- -viMrii "-*������**������������iftt" *��������������������� j*������������*������i ''  At Morrison's, Ladysmlth9 B. C.  I will lake  place  on  Tuesday,   April dLh at. A. R.  Johnston & Co's  i  Store,  Nanaimo, at 4 p.n.  ���������Jj participate.  q:he  oublic    arc  cordially     invited   to  The next drawing will take place in Ladysimith.  ���������aasESigrgB^^  a  I  bi  PUiTSNG ON  NEW PAPER  is  thc.mcst eUcctive and most economical  method   of   improving       and  brightening  up   tho  interior   appearance of your dwelling.  l-'rom thc many beautiful, patterns  ���������many' of them exclusive*���������in our new  line, wo arc certain you can select  exactly the right paper to suit your  taste and purse. Let us show you  our handsome array of styles.  HARRY KAY  H.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING   of  all  kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on Gataire    Bt.  i-visessKssaaK!.  Its Easy  To fool people-once, but it is hard to fool .tl.cm all thc time. We  don't    claim to be infalhiide, but  our sicad.ly    increasing iradu ������  proof that we arc doing our  l.e.t for our    cnistomers.    I,  v������-can^  'give satisfaction we must on-.>, expect.     that   the other lei low will  cet the business.  OUR  GOODS     ARE FRESH ANDCLEAN.  -     OUR   CLERKS  ARE OBLIGING.  OUR DELIVERY PROMPT.  >        OUR PRICES  lif G-1TT.  Give us a trial and-be convinced.        ' '     '  BLK1R Sl KDHM  CARLISLE      BLOCK  wj  S^S^S^^^!?2TS^-2^^s^SSSSSaa^!!  ^S^$***&& HiHi**������^������������^  m  to  to  to  HEADACHES.  lire     result of eys      straining, cured  t\t   Examinations... ami-siiht tests free  Vjyfi-f vharge.  ^-        .  ff*  AT  ^B.FORCrMnEK  W^^^^W0^^������W ||  ���������J?-"     ! WAtCHMAKEM,   JtWELER.   OPTICIAN  "{First Avenue*    X   X\-X     Lady?n ilh,   3. C. J  Tie'i'ii *1 S ^ m m ^ a    ^^S'H*^������Ki.������E*'w^*^**^-**^-'5* 1  WE HAVE MUCH PLEASURB  in announcing that   we have V^h  chased the stock in trade of E. ROL]  STON, and we trust by olose attieriiid  to business  and "the  courteous trea[  ment of our customers to merit a fe  .���������'.''      - ���������.- ������������������-' "���������������������������'"' ������������������������������������   -.      %  share of your business- ��������� We-are revi  ing our prices and now is the time \  bargains in several lines.  LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., L^  N. B.���������A complete new stock of fishing tackle I.j  just a* rived.  HILBERT  m     FARMERS'    MEAT   J-lARIj  ill  ���������    -**,fli3B,t-ii  On ist Avemuo)    <I  -   ������������������ i^nsatifc ''i  ���������co. Roheris   -   - -    Pr������pr;.|  HOTFL  LADYSMITH  RATMS���������$1.00      per     day.      Finest  Wines,  Liquors  and  Wgars.  First  Avenue,  Ladyaaith, B.  C.       ABBOT'T  ST.,    VANeoI5V*k,  D. Ol WHITE.  HOTEL DOMINION  ��������� R-t-i 111 25 *.!<" f-1 r,o���������  r������e tee to   ������ll 6l**i mVo*-������   ir-adis-^l  nilwaT JeyoU.    Elaetriw ern evei?,f  mi>Mt*i3   to *.ll jinrts *l    'lie  uiij',  s������d t?.l������li i������������ftxeft!l'*il. '���������  '-   F. *AYr<ll!������, Pi������**rietV;|

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