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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger May 2, 1906

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Array p  LEGISLATIVE  ASSEMBLY.-.  The Ladysmith Daii  Ledger  WEDNESDAY  May 2,   1906.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  VOL.-*  EMPLOYEES FOR  NORTHERN BMLW&Y  LOCU CttMPiHY  Will PUY  III  WOMAN SQCUtlST  GIVES -nis  Oil RELIGON  i  ���������  S.S. Santa Clara arrived in port  this morning , from Seattle bound  north. She will tal-'������ on coal here  as part cargo, proceeding north tonight.  The Saul a Clara has sixty-six  first class passengers, and sixty steerage. Many of the passenigcrs are  going lo Cordova, where the ivivv  railway line is leing built, and will  engage in th* work of construction.  The 'xblance oi the ship's cargo consists of cannery .-vpplics for Orca,  iK'low Valtle/., anil general merchandise.  t* i   Seattle   May 2.���������"They say   Christ  Mr   H   Kay went..down to   Duncan     &eilult'    *' \    '  -1 > was a Socialist,  but  I  don't believe  Eli      ;  SH9R10F  ICO&L TNS SPRING  ONE Ctt&RGE  IS  AGAINST MERBY  At the resumption  of  the  trial    oi  this morning, returning at noon. Mr.  Kiay has made arrangements at that  place for tlve local Amatciir Dramatic Club to produce the drama, entitled '-'Dot, tlie Miners Daaght.>;.-."  It will likely be produced thore ..omo  time next  week,  although no definite  it. Thorn were no conditions existing at that time that would roaA'e  Him a Socialist, i believe He was*  a Utopian trade unionist."  Standing   on a Socialist platform,  an<l  wijii  the ugly, dull  red Hag    oi  date has, as yet been fixed. Mr. Kay t anarchy h.-.nding l:thirid Iter, Mrs. Ir-  also interviewed Mr. J. AIalir������*r, one c,,c Smith last night flung out ��������� this  ol the directors of the, Nianaitmo hos-j estimate   of     the    .Christian's ideal  DENIES-TRUTH OF  THE RESURRECTION  -Ucfore' a  pi tal, - regarding the production- of  the play in Naliaiinno for tho hiiiefii.  of the hospital- in lhat city. Mr.  Mahrcr was in favor of the preposition, and arran-gwinen-Ls will likely  he miade.  L  Ithaca, N.Y., M,ay 2  large audience of Cornell students  and faculty the, Rev. Algernon S.  Cransey, of Rochester, whoso' - trial  for heresy was concluded at Latavia  yesterday, preached iu Sage chapel  this afternoon.  He    virtually     repealed the state-  ��������� merits' which _ brought  about ,the chaises of heresy.  In lhc course  or bis    address,    he  .said- ���������'���������'Tlve story of the rosutecction  of Jesus Christ is not history. It is  a tradition merely.    ,Tbe reports   of  ' it in the  go-sped an* unreliable.  "The only thing the  reports made  at all certain is that Peter saw Je-ovon  sus after he was buried.     Peter*did j  not see. any. physical  .Testis.   He was  ', G. II. HaJf-c, of Vancouver, who  has been visiting Ladysmith for several days,   rcturriel to-the Terminal  City -today.  -    ' __-|   BERNHARDT'S  AUDIENCE  ���������\nd  her audience  chuckled,  laughed,  and applauded.  .Mrs. Smith, who hails from Taco-  ma, spoke on tlie topic, "The Rising  Tide of Proletarian Revolution," at  the Socialist temple, and it was during the course of this talk that she  gav,t- her views of Christ.  According to Mrs. Smith, _be rising prolotaiian revolution will lx-  the outcome of the present process  of evolution going on within the proletarians, cr the common people, en"  will have as its result the roali/.i  tion of the Socialist's dream.  Correspondence just to h-and from t  Nome says: Our mail service this Peter Merry last evening, who bad  year has been the worst for years. \ been charged with having attempted  At this writing wc have" received not \suicide, and also with bavi.bg threat.  more than two hundred pounds opened to kill a'girl, Justice Mathc-  fir-stclass mail ' bearing a Doccmfflcr son announced thai Jt.slHe Stewart  date  and there is   nothing Uyr n 1 the ' air.l  himself   h.ul  d.cidrd   to ..dismiss  DOING GOOD WORK  FOR VANCOUVER ISLAND  Mr. R. Smith M. P. Discusses (Matters  of Vital Interers to People ci  the Coast  the interest: and the Wself of'this commission ol   nwcsli-  tenth of ])ecem-l.e.r.  j\ ricnt dispr.tch from St.  Winnipeg, May J..���������The audience*  which llademe llei-nhardl attarctcd  tonight was a record one for Western Canada and fitting- tribute to  great actrosse's art. . Advance sale  .' was slightly in -excess of $6,000 and  the divine Sarah never faced  an audience before. which   represent  ed   such a vast    section oi    country.  ..  . ^S^\\i'ati> nrln   People were present   from   Calgaiy,  in an over-wrought mental stale an-ti ������ .���������.,,.,���������  in  a..     ......     .     r, j.      mil������= west     from   Fort William.  saw Jesus only  psychologically and (*��������� mile. ^ .  ^ ^ ^ ^  SP'niTgreat love for the son of Jo- ' bert. . 000 miles northwest Her ^per-  se,.h made hint unwilling to believe formaneo justified the-greelmgs ex-  our friends dead.''  INSURANCE  INVESTIGATION  tthe char.e of  threatc-nbig to kill ������..ut  Michael . woild "commit  the prisoner for  trial  informs us  that tlnre are  one  Ibou-'011  !ha  smeMv charge.  , .., a   ' t        -.    ,  .i ,.    , I       Mr.   Ri'sscll   Simisou asked    that  sand *o.inds of mail at thc mouth of   ,, x '  lhc     court    remand     th': case until  the Tamuia, nearly all of which is ',.llllirsday cveilins ������������������ 0,,.1(... tnat. hc  destined to Nome. The'fault of thc m.iy i,e i.Ct.t hen- until that time,  slow transmission of mails this win- ! wlrti he will i,e la-cn to Nf-niimo,  'tns to lie with tlie contractor- for trial before Judge. Harrison on  between*-. Vault"/, aiid    with  the   contractor    for  the? Yn'on division���������the Northern Commercial Ooin-  pa������r- L  The last bunch of mail which ar-  ri.ed in Nome contained-Dawson ya-  pers of Decernb>*r 20. -Hut not an  ounce of Seattle mail came to luaiv.l,  showing clearly that the Nome mails  this winter 'arc coming"over an "all  American route" from' -Valdez, and  that thc contractor had utterly fail-  ter see  for    tho routi  Fair ban-sr-Mr.   l-U������h���������ant|  nof  l-'riday afternoon,  The court being agrc?ahle the case  was laid  <>-'er  until Thursday.  A NEW WOOD  DISCOVERED  '   Vancouver,  May   I.���������A  well known  prospector     who  lives  in      Victoria  cd to Make the  time called for Ln hb\  called on  the     mills here last   week  contract  tended.  Is  LABOR DISTRICTS PF  I*ARi������ SCENESOF RIOTS  ���������j  J'oris,-May  l.-Tlu-   lung     dreaded'result  bei������������' .to give the  usual  busy  labor day failed   to bring tho revolu  tion     wh'ch  inflammatory     journal**  predicted,    but  none  the less   il  ������������������.rough t   .scenes of extreme violence. The  iauo'i- districts   -which- thousands    ui  ti-o.'-|.s, eon trolled with -cliificiilty, and  e .in .oi.-ntral portions  of Paris     havo.l  iu..aT. on-'-t'he. appearance'.of  a siege  vwnr ivg-imcnts   of���������infaniry   and ca'.-  ali'-y,'. oai_i*ed."-   about      ihe    '.Ace  a-  Trioinphe,,  the JlahU  of  Franco   and  the great railway "stations, while*nril  ' itary-'sciitinels   of   peace    wore   stationed before', banks   "and ���������private-' residences.     Tbe  main   i-esiclenlal     portions remain  U-ancpiil.   "In .the   vvesi.  end   '.there'" .wore" riotious  scenes . niul  republican,  guards,     and    "ciiirasseu'.  ...I'ttpublican g-uards,       arid    curassicrs  "charged  disorderly masses",    svv-eicpin^v  the Place   dc la -Riiptibliqub a-nd the.  Board Uoulevard" dc Magenta.      Towards  night  cavalry  charged       with  drawn swords anil many pcrsoua were  wounded   on both sides.   The     mani-  I'estaiits   overtunicd      omnibuses  and  ".threw'.up   hasty   harricades.        Over  vrcsts were mudo'.dur-  boulcvnicls     ii sihgulnr Jook   of   - de  surtion.     Knorinous crowds   of    curious persons filled thc streets.        'i'ho  Oj>era and other state theatres     ar..-  o'-gn, : the Opera having-.- two  squadrons  ofj cuii-assiars   in" the   basemen  while  Foliz" .Woiugartner   is   conducting     a Ileethoven   festival     in     lhc  "auditorium." The   banks..W-erc  closed  throughout "the   day.    At ten o'clock  tonight. Dragoons  still    guarded   the-  streets surrounding the  bourse     and  other  financial  establishments.     The  temper  of  the    workmen- tonight    is  threatening.      They   cliani    that      -.c  police acted brutally, and    cite many  incidents   of  -innocentf people     being  beaten...-Reports   from the provinces  show.that there has been violent'demonstrations    at; Marseilles,     Brest.  Bordeaux, Lyons and.'Rouen'.' At Mar  seflles   processions     "carrying1      "red  flags  and  creating  violent,    disorder  cnmc.info   collison  with   the    trooos  and   a   number "of  persons '���������were    :n  jured.     At .Bordeaux processions par  aded  the-streets-   singing  revolutionary  songs    and  the  cavalry charged  At, Lyons     a crowd of nian-  The delay does not spea,k well  for  with the staLemont. that he had   dU-  covered a now      wood on   Vancouver  one thousand av  ing the day.      At no  Ume    dicltlv*.   lhcm  denvonslration    reach the magnitude  | aslant-   attacked   the-street  but  was rather   a .lead- [ hreaUi-ng the glass windows wliei-eni-  ca rs  ol' a revolt  crless. tuvinoil. Tha workmen never  M.eceecled in forming a.proee^ion oi  even massing a Tew bunds. Tht-n-  i-hiff action was a reunion of scvora-  tho.isnii.Is in lhe labor exchange at  which n resoliiliou adopted not to re-  itililie eight hour  ;ordcd.      The  iinii  in   lines  iurii   to .work   un  il-iy shnll   linvi)  been r.-.t  worst  hours  uf  the    day    were      to .  wards   5 o'elock  in the evening    tlie  police:   prnctieally   lout   .lhe    coiilri-1.  an<l   were eoni|)e)Ied to  rely   on     U.^  linii-il troops.     Tlio latter forming  20  ynrds   'across    and    "!���������".  yards apart,   swept- around the Plate  de  la .Itepub'Uque,    driving   the     di.;*  orderly crowds    into tbe suvroundinjrr;  streets.     Most of   t'oo    mob     souglu  refuge, in the!   Houb'vnril   ele Magnetn  and  the   Quai   tie  Vahny  which     became centi-os of disorders.   Here t ruin  pets  sounded  repeating commands t.o  disperse, and    thc  cavalry    trampled  info  the crowds  injurlr.rr many.       -A.  body of guards      was surrounded by  iua.liifosl.anta and vvas rescued.wilh dir  fictilt.v by   the   cavalry.        Here      n  considerable   number    wore   wounded  Throughout    the    disorders the      authorities succeeded in executing their  original  plnn  of holding  the disturb  .-.rs strielly   wilh in-.Ore  limits of labor flisd-icts not letting     them     pre.ss  ��������� towards  I lie  commercial   section      of  the  town      Tonight   vehicle? traffic  is-  completely suspended, enbs, omnibus'  and  street   cars ave not running, the  -on the dragoons charged thc. not  ors-wounding a large, number. Th.f  were .lcs-sei- dlstui-'ionci-s at man;,  points.       ". ���������   .-  Paris,   May.   1.���������The  ui-rcsts  now' estiiemtwl     from   f>00  to  Violent mtinifeslatioiis tippcarod  Marseilies.'.    Several   persons  are  ttOO.  a i  were  Toronto, May I,���������The Insurance inquiry was .resumed today.    Mr.     J.  P.    .frinking,      general manager    oi  Manufacturers Ld*--  was again  on the  stand.     During tha ,     course    of hi.s  testimony, dunking declared tha.t the  I.it'sent. .sj.stem  of   only    allow iug insurance companies    to  invest   in certain classes    of securities   was      all  wrong,   because   the .liability    of    jf  company     ol'tc-u  depended     on      th*;  hoar.d    -of.v directors.     If    he   ,-w������.-������4  making  a suggestion    to  tho     government ho would auk    it   to      give  Canadian   Companies   the .same freedom, regarding investment as English  comi anies have.     This Would        improve      matters      because    director.*  would      have greater responsibililie*.  Hc declared emphatically     that    mn  t'her he nor his brother who-is     ���������asi-  sistant'. manager." have received: ftnan  cial .aid or cotmniission   from    Manufacturers Life  Company while     holding other positions-    His salary was  $9,000  a year,   nnd  of his     brother  Robert   was Srt.OOO."  ���������.-���������:-���������-o : ~  GREAT   AND   SMALL.  In spite of the fact that San  Francisco young ladies are'-'-reported  to bo doing-:'a brisk busliu-ss in matrimony, consetjuout upon the sudden sense, of-the need of male protection   which has   come   to them un  ��������� ���������      ��������� o        -  der  the  new conditions   producwd b.,;  the eartbepiake and Tire,   the   British  Columbia    young  woman    continues  hi high  favor     among men '    across  the border.     A  Seattle paper       tells  the story of     a   wedding    of a  Vancouver    girl    of  tho     usually  immature age of   14 years    to a   SenttJe-  rto of JJO years.   The bridegroom     is  described   as a six-footer,    built     in  proportion   to his height,    while     the*  British  Columbia   lassie who became  his  bride  is considerably  less       than  five feet  in height.     Tho   couplo   obtained a  license    from  Deputy County Auditor   Castle,     who was hardly  prepared   for    the request     when thc,  and  the availability of the "all Amuricatt I island. lie statc-u that while out  route" for thc quick transmission or' prospecting for mineral he happeuod,  mails, and it is with regret that j u, ,,0te that the branch of a green  tliig conclusion is found to be tnv*. I Ll.c.c ho was cuttins contained no  We would all prefer the mails hem.vjrosin. He also noticed that he had  broURht through American iemtory, ' njve-r seen a similar tree anywhere-  but the jveople   \rant thc-ir mail     de-|cl.si* 1m     l1u,     p,0vince    and      being  si.mevvhat  skilled   in   woods  he made  a  iborough examination   of vhc tiv.*.  no'    mentioned  livered as speedily as possible.  The delay and inconvenisneu that  has been caused the people fit this  section are simph atrocious. M-any  b'-is-intss mcr.i have been sciiously  handicapped, and - but for telegraphic  communication the situation wonhlA.v  sttill more --.ravc in-d exasperating.-.  This is the third, winter in the his-  tory of" tliei-'Ca'niii 'wherr'the weather  conditious.'jia.c Ijcjii unoxcelloti for  carrying . on iniumg o|Jero.tions as  well as for the pleasure of comfortable living. As in the two previous ,  winters, wc have had very little snow  and the weather has been just suJIi-  cicntly cold to J*ccp away .the always disagreeable bli-zaid.  There has b<en less snow than in  any: previous year, hardly, a foot having fallen so-far, and unless March"  and April- produces a change' in this  respect, the miners will be seriously  hanhicapped in -tbe spring for    snow ,.  water with which  to wash up    their .MILLIONAIRE'S SON ._,.���������.  mining.dumps.       ��������� .        ������' IS FATALLY   TNJLIvbl).  Nome in particular, and the whole  Northwest    in    general, have    never  lie found that it was  in any books of reference us being  ] i-cnliai- to thc soil of British Columbia, in" fact that it had no name.  In .Mihimtiiug the tests hc found  lhat the grain "could h<* cut horizontally or'at un ang'.o without tho  Rood being the "least damaged. Thai  it tool* on a fine polish, vv<ts prettily grained, contained no re.-,:n  and vva*; of the pine family, lie ''Oii-  ���������'>-'   -h.-it   ;t   '.vujf.i   fnif*      huiidi.u;  shlerei!   ihat..��������� tt   ot  v\ OOfl.  ��������� The', mills, however.- conic  induced to hai'idle it sis it -.co.-it  rather inoie lo -;'.-t to tin- milK  Potijvlas fir or i-ednr. be-  '���������ather rcUiote portion -��������� ������>f  \'ancouyci- Island, where, a" large tcii*  est   of t.linse treV-s    exist.  than   the  ing.    in  n  d    mil.   bv  New York, May 3.���������Plunging head-  been so prosperous. The unprcccdent. foremost from his motorcycle, which  ed activity in mining has'-'resulted in,'swerved into a curbstone while going  the openinir-up and development of -at 'a terrific speed,,Edward w. Ual"  many u.ew'aiid  rich pay streaLs.'"        |lace,  the' 18-yeav-oW son  oi  Edward  As a further result; of this activr-jcopelaiwl'Wallace, a>n-iUionairc lr-ooi  fcy tlie Nome iuierchant has reaped a''' masu-ate, of 787 Fifth avenue , rcr  harvest. In nearly every line bus-i-''ceiv-od'injuries on Jeroine ayenue this  ness has increased" from 50 to 100 'afternoon, and late tonight is'.rcport-  pcr cent.   ." !cd to  be dying-i-u the Fordlvani iho9-  The only" interruption  to this "com-'���������* pi tal, where he "lies unconscious with  tinned prosperity  will   be a  possiblo   a fractured.skull and ccrcf^al hemoir-  toal famine;''  The miners have drawn   hagc.  on   the coal supply to  such an    extent that there   is  not  in the   camp  nioro than 300 tons of  soft coal' and   bob,  door  of    his  office, swung  open  woiuided.     At    Rouen    lhe     strike .-3   ln(t ta|1 i,|,0.ui-.shoulderod groom walk  cut  the te.lograpli wires.     , '   c(1  ;n( 0   ^m room,    followod     by      a  MAY'DAY IN  VIES'NA. miu. f)f ft ffir| niHj a ���������uL*rly   woman.  Vienna, May   1-���������Mayday   was     cb    J}j(,      inan     provtH-      to  be  William  served throughout   Austria ", -Hungary   j.,.,.all|.iyn   Rodgers  of  Seattle.      The  aud  passed  quietly..    The  labor    <u'_ 'eUhily     woman     was     the,      bride's  tnonstrations   in the   province     vv,1r'2 im0ther,   and wan quite  ready      vritn  not   of   a violent chn'-acter. 'her consent.     The little   bride   gave  j** ITALY. I her name,    as Lottie    Anna    Cu'yh>r.  Rome, May -1���������-May-day passed   ol'i  (ijuietlv   today.    Workmen's   meetings  She was all smiles, when, thc precious document secured* she followed her giant fiancee out of the auditors  office.  wore held    in all     the     large  towns  and    many     very   inflammatory speu  cites   were made' ;  but no    disorders  have been reported.      This   is   part's-  due   to i'ain     and lo the   tact   of the-  autltorities    in  averting     a    display ; evening the   Licensed   Tugstnea    As-  of a military     force  ary.  Biilfalo, May l.-At a meeting tl*is  as  is eusstom-jsociaticvn notified representatives  of  I'  IN* GERMANY.  Der  (quictl  tres of Germany-- No disorder -so  fav has been reported, Sixty two  meetings of Socialists: wore held in  Berlin.     At  one of  these:      nieetkir-s  over last year."  the Towing  Company that   they   will  not pass a lino    to a    boat   of   the  nrlin   May 1.-May-day passed off! Lake  Carriers Association     or     any  ,L1 v hero and at the industrial cen   other    boat   with a   non-union pilot  on board.    With the exception of two  tugs  nil  towing  was   tied     up       to��������� j lars  ������ht.    The  two  tug*;  in commLssioii   down and have  "It's just .7 -O'clock,"  said     S-iuil-  "and    si  you have phnty     of  about- 1,100 tons  of hard coal imcon- ' time   l-o, drc. s yourself carefully    for  tractcd. - {the   theatre.'.   With, this   margin     oi  rlhi.s coal is   in  lhe. hands    of    on-e   lime,  Henrietta, you. can surely have  dealer, and as a' proof that  it is  in 'na incuse for being: unprepared at Uie  the hands   of the  right-  man,   if need   last   moment,    a   trait  wholly     con-  onlv be stated  that  the  price of soft ! fined to your sex."  coal is  onlv *22.r>0 and  Unit   of hard I    "Yes, dear, I'll srt<irt dressing now,  coal ?:10.     All   of t-his coal coul.l   he   at once," saidjris helimieet dutifully,  disposal of (oday for SCO per  (on.       !    "An-d T  mys-olf  will    show\you   a  In an interview this dealer stated,:    'pood example in  promptness,"     said  "Wc    measured    up  our coal    and   Sn.uili.ob kindly.    "I'll start right m  found  our  unfilled    eontra.'ls     would   now my.self.     By the way, where are  practically exhaust  our  supply.     We   my shirts?"  have still  some  Wollmgkm   coal left j    '-Mere they are."  over, but not  a sufliciant amount for '    "Pat five shirt  skids   in  one,   will  those  who  I'nd   it necessarv   lo    use   you?     And���������cr-by    the     way,    this  soft coal    only.     But with  our    re-   jtlrcs*. suit is rather: numplwl.   I  must  maining supply  of toft coal and   our   have  tossed  ifabo-ut  in  the   drawer,  hard    coal  we have enough  to    pull   You are rather handy at those things  the camp  through.     And there   will   Henrietta.     Cant  you  press  it   into  be no further rise in  the price. some sort of shape?  "It has  been estimated that up tt: ;   "All' right, dear."  the  present  time, more    .���������������>!  lias been      "And while you   are  at  it  hs   tlu**  contracted and eonsnniwl, than durinj;   pearls  in  my shirt  front.   Goodness.^  the entire season of nins.ddr to the   1 wish you'd.chase  up my culiluws.  fact that  a great deal   mote   nvmin-.-; -,    Mrs.  ScyuiHvo.b     flew  ground has been opened   up.  The can-   cleft    and ,, ��������� ition  sumption of hard coal has   increased ' the masculine apparel toother, w'hilr i    ^    poster-Did  I   tmdersttmd  this season over  300  per cent.,   and   Si;tiilbob calmly  dressed  "iinsc"     ���������_'��������� |hol1   frklvi l0 say th.vi he \vdH  Sl;. 'a  copy   of this  report''  As showing  , iirominii-'iit part taken by our member  in the- Dominion House,''regarding  public work ������o far as , it, affects Van-  cofiver Island, or any part of the  Dominion for that matter. The following discussion on the West Coast,  and tlie control ol st-eau.'>oa,t sen ice  .-.o as tu, as far as possible, safeguard huiiuan hie, is oi interest. The  icport is taken lrom  Hansau.1,.  Mr.  Ralph Smith (Nanaimo;.   'lhe  matter brought belore the House   by  my   hem.  frieard from  Vancouver'(Mr.  Aiacplicrson;   rs    one of Ucin~uduous  iin-ponance in lhc li^ht oi  what   has  occurred   on   the  coast     oi     liritisli  Columbia.    The hou. gentleman   has  referred to thc  great increase in the  trade of  our provunce and  in view of  the retarding ciicct, which these marine disasters must have on the growth  of that  trade, it will  be seen   ���������lhat  'the improvement ot 'the  exis-iing conditions is  a mat-tor for. t-he very serious consideration of'the   government  '1 ha impression of the people   on thc  Pacific coast is that 'everylhiug-   Lhat.  might hake been done by' the  tuitho-  rit-ics  in  Ottawa in  the  way  oi providing aids  to navigation on the Pa-'  ciiic    coast     Iras  not   been  done.    1  quite understand  thai in  time of cx-  tierire popular excitement'there is   a  tendency  ' to blame    the government  for everything.   The government    -do  not create    the  wind,  they do    not-  crcaie the fog,  they have not created   tire natural formations that make  the    const    exceptionally  dangerous,  but (he government do a very great-  deal  wilh regard  lo the secur ty    of  life in    the operation  of - the-marine  business,     Tlie ������o.eminent ought- -to.  '.Mi able to regulate the ijlL'eiig'th and  safety  of  the boats; they  ought.   to  control   the cllicitncy of steamships,  they    are    responsible     for    placing  guides  where they   will   he of service  to  mariners.    The supervision  of  the  n.-.trine authorities over the operationl  of     thc marine    busini ss  is greater  Uun that over any other .li-isincss iu  the country,  and   is  of gicat   importance.  ��������� '.   Now,    many   .reasons have  teen given as*, thc causes of these 'disasters..    After the ���������.-Clallam.' disaster  wr 1 Si) 1 the governrnent had. an, iii "tii-  ry  made into it.    , A  royal  commission  has inquired  into and .has    just  recently reported  on  the  facts     coir-.  nect-e-d  with the .-.serious accident     to  the     'Valencia.'".      Having    followed  these inquiries as cIosdIv  as i%   \v-,\s  liossible for  me,to do,     I  have-,   arrived   at an  opinion  as to .the. cans*'  of'these  accidents,   and  T have  ��������� arrived also at a conclusion as  to' the  few'  things  which  I   thin'*  could,   be  applied   more eEecttially by the  Marine Pepart-ment in. securing the,   service when boats get into  these   serious conditions.  Mr. R. L. Borden���������Where is th-e report to be fotuad? Has it'been laid  on the table oi the  Hot:se?  Mr. Ralph "Smith���������The report as'to  the Valencia has just come to haml  1  understand,  two days ago,  Mr. Urodeur���������It was rcceiwd tw0  days a-fO.  Mr. 'Ralj-.h Smith���������I was iu a position, living in British Columbia, to  follow pretty closely the proceedings  of this inquiry at tho time, and thus  to learn the facts. Not having had  the report fo hand, which just cam'c  lo the department a couple of days  ago-  Ivlr. R. L. Borilcin���������Has it been puh  lishod in the. Press?  Mr.  Ralph  Smith���������Day    after   day  considerable    reports  were    published J  in the  press  of the   Province of  British Columbia-  i\!r.   Brotleur���������Not   with  rcg-avd  the ilisastc-t- itself  gation���������I am not speaking of the iwi-  eicnee���������.been published in  the pi ess'  M-r. Brodour���������I think a. part of Uie  report has ).pen published in the press  ���������an interim teport made, some time  ago by thc persons iir cliarge ol the  investigation with regard lo the aids  to navigation; but the pari of Lhc  report concerning the .disaster itself,  and thc causes- of thc disaster was  not published. That is my recollection.  Mr. Ralph Smith���������Following up the  evidence which  was presented  as   lo  the- accident  to the 'Clallam' in January,   JflO'l,   I   think it  is  iiirpotl-iitl  ihat  the facts with regard- to    that  accident   should h*e  brought    to   the  attention of  this House;  and 1  t<ii'i'c  it is especially  important  that Un/  should bo .brought     to  the attention  of. the Minister of Marine and   Fisheries.     The  Clallam had only been in  commission six months, and it   held  a certificate  of  inspection  not    only  from     the    American government authority, but  from  the  Canadian   authority  also.     The accident to    Uie  Clallam,  according    to   Lhc o.'i.ieace,  and lhc'opinions of expert   seamen on  the Pacific coast,  was due entirely to  (he  Lucl    construct ion     of the boat.  Here, was a   vessel which had been in  commission   only  six  months     going  to wreck    in a"  ordinary  storm    nu  that  coast.  But  thc important  thing  which I   want to bring  to the attention of the minister, is  the fact that  that   boat   which   hcwiT.nly   be*.n     in  commission  six   months,   lu-ld  a   certificate of cfticiency from   the   Canadian  Inspector     of hulls  in    British  Columbia.     A' report,on   thai   tli-vts-  k-r  was made    .by  the uificial     who  was. ap-pointe-d  by "thc Dominion., an-' _~  lihorilics to  inquire into il.      Whilst'  t!iat-"re|*,ort was' made- by an   expert  official- appointed  by thc government  themselves,   the cause oi  1'i.u  disas-  tei   to   the  Clallam     was  not   lakoii  advantage of .hy   the  Marine Department   lo    avert any   of iJu* disasters  that have followed  since.     From the  report     en"  Air.   Ltigrin,   the    oifiei.d  appointed  by   the   government  to   investigate tlie    accident to  the   Clallam   and  a  thoroughly'.capable     an.! '  ijii)������arlial   inan   whose work ., eaniiot  be too" highly 'com-iuenxtcd,  I want tu  read  a  few sen tenors -which  1    thiiik  it is   very  important ic  thc Marine  Bepartmeiit     to    hear and ' to know.  'These were written in-190:1:  ,"f beg to  direct attention -especial- ,.  ly to  this matter of inspection'..   Thc  Clallam w.n.s inspected  by  Capt.  Col-  iister,   'Canadian   'Inspector  of hulls,  after completion and while the vessel  was lying at a wharf in  Seattle, in  the state of  Washington..-'    In   reply  to m.y question he said that he only.'  made such inspection as vvas pcs.vihle  without  opening up  the steamer     in  ���������any. way.   . He knew v-ery little about  the. vessel's fastenings,  did not know  whether her frames extended   to   the  passenger deck,  nor how  the    decks  were  fastened ��������� to th-e clamps,  or  to  the frames,    I  examined' him hi considerable    detail as  to the const ruction .of the ship, but elicited very little    information.       In fact,  he  said  specifically  that, he  took a great deal  for granted, and said, what see*ins reasonable  enough,   that   unless  a ship is  opened     up    it     i.s     impossible     t-o  do    more      than      inspect    her     in  a     superficial     way.   . If    1hc    evidence given by   Mr. Shea in regard to  the Isabel is  to be accepted as   true,  Capt.   Collister's  inspection   of     vessels    when     upon  the  ways, is     nut  llioi'oii-gli.        Mr  Shi-ii  said   that   the  Isabel  having met with an     ace id en l  vvas hauled upon  the  ways   to be repaired, and although her plaids were  so open at  the butts that be    could  pul  his  hand in   between   (hem,     the  to  Mr. Ralph Smith���������Yes, with regard  steamer  was  given.a  certificate     '���������;���������  to all   thc evidence..     The  official re- . Cal'L Collister." -*    ���������  port of the committee is of coiirce I want to remind the minislter that  confined to the department, but ail this same inspector of hulls iu Brittle ev-idettce and opinions of seamen ijsb Columbia is in the same l'-osi-  as to aids to navigation, and what _ Lion today. The report goes Ot:  minht  be necessary  to improve     the  ...  i mi th t be necessarv  to nui>'i>*c     tut (       im*. .MnniMtn.'  ������..-*   ������ --.-*  tab     flew     .aroxind  witti,     ' oamc   out.'in   this   investiga-' ini.i-d,*,������tally.   Mr.  Shea having    -bee  willing  hands,  gathering j - - .^^   |f)  lesl.f}.  aS   lo  0)e  C011diUe  that of soft coal   over  33 per     cent-,   the  intervals  of  his rapid   fire clirr-e-  'Got  my   top hat?"   he  as  This statement  was  brought    out  been  ni  n-y'-of some  of the wreck  of t.he Clallam  had'which came ashore.     It i-s.  however,  'onlv  one  of a number   of statements  mgi  are  Cairo,   May    1.���������Further  trust woe-  necktie, and���������why���������ere���������er ���������  thy  reports show    that  there  is lit-      SquiHob gasped in surprise,  lco''-:>d  tic    doubt   Hint   the   boundary    pit*   at the clock hinds,  which  pointed to  at     Rafakh  have    been    pulled   S,   and  then   stir\*eyerl the  flurried lit-  not  vet been   replac .tie  woman.  t", hmulle   the   Cle,etand and Buf | ed  and also  that  Tmkish  soldie. re|    ''^-SI'^^   ���������������^  he tedesrnp'h posts from SsyE(,   Arcli t you  etiessea yet-  tions.    "Got   my   ton  nu.i:      m:   <i.?.*-        ---'���������-���������   -     - .  eel.    "Good!      Now,     please    fix  my      Mr-  -^'l-h Smith���������No, 1 said 1  had . (jval  have  been   more  or less puMicly  followed  the inviesttgation  as  tbe   re-1 ' '���������-"  10,000  person,    were present and  at- falo and Petr-oit and BiuTalo ^assea-   ^ed the ������^^ ^-^ ^- .,    ^ ^  .^ ^ ^ waman!,_chi.  another 5,000.     Work continued     nt.   gef boats,  whii* a������ ������������**"   '"    \?��������� ^^i L-mned. | cago Record-Herald  many factories   here and elsewhere.    "Not a boat left tbe harbor   today  a de ns to the condition of steam-  orts of it had.appeared in -t-he press ; crs W> which ("apt. Collister has giv-  ���������f Rtitish ColimiWa, and I had come Wl certificates. I express no opinion  ,o a certain conclusion as' to thp on 1|U* subject, except t-o say that in  n���������;!:. of these disasters, and as. to th!, ini*,iie interest:, as well as.in jus-  tvhai I thought might l.e den.- hy ti,.0 to Capt. CoIlister_if_ he whjan^  the government to prevent similar ac- ,-_==-.��������� _,. '  cideiits in future. Continued on Page Three  Mr.  R.  L.  Borden���������Has the report  ���������Hers are now encamped.  { nittv    u*n(;i-:i'  Wf DAILY LEDGER  funhsued   every   day except S-aday.  K������        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  tdvance. - Advertising rates on application.  WEDNESDAY  May 2,11900.  CARNEGIE  AT MONTREAL  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  SEE  J    KEMP.   OR LEAVE     ORDERS   WITH  - W. CARTER,-  lad/smith transfer stable  :i  PIANOS,      ORGANS     AND HOUSEHOLD     i- uilMTl ill   MOV  ED PROMPTLY  A    M)  SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Lac' ysinifhdiotel  Abbots foul  Leave*  ordi rs  at    *��������� t.  -4    I  squimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  Time  Table No. 51  i ran..  PIRST  AVENUE  PHONE     6 o  -   Montreal,   May     L���������Andrew      Carnegie    paid  a visit    lo   Montreal    to-  claj .      .inniii"     from   Ottawa        ibis  ruo'iung.        Jiiiiiit-di.itel.*,   .mer  arriving"     here-     to  took' a drive   lo     the,  mountain   in    company       with      some  of  the aiiihoiiiic**  ol   'the .Mil. ill    Co  ivcrsrty    and  then  alt ended    the lm-  theon   of ihe C.iiiadn  ( lub       ik-te he  spoke lor   a   lew   moment*.,  ur^iny   on  itj    of   races     hut      s.i.*, m%    nothing  new  on   this .subject       lie  was    in    a  humorous   name   of nimei    and     this  continued     when  he ,-ittenili'd   a  sp.-c  ral  convent ion   of    M. Gill's  ut   vuiu-n  thc    honor.iry  ile-giee    oi     L     L     ��������� *���������  was bestowed  upi.u     him-     -\t   (his  gathering  he luiel      lh...  plea**u>v      c  meeting    Sri    William McDonald, v. ou  i.s   ** leu-iiinncelloi    oi   the    Uni\ ersit.-  and   who   occupies   the s.tiiie   posd - -a  in  Canada  as  C'uinegie  does    in     tlie  (jniled    States,   <,<uing     givvn    n.oiv  of  his money     loi      \)uhlic    interests  (ban   nnj   other man,    his   donations  .to McGill  alone,  exceeding th.-.-e n ;1-  iions       In   Ins   speeih   Ceni'gie      referred   to Mncdonnld, sa.\in<*     'nt  although     he had   only known   on.  '*.>i |  ten   minutes   he   nlieady     felt       v\ < il '  aceiuaintccl   with  him     and thai   il"-'*  I  viei-t} good fi iend"5      '   Vir-n't we '.fa. .'" |  be asked,   tiuni'ir*.     lo    Sir      'Vdluuu  aui'idsl   the   laiiahtcr   of   his    h-'ri       -   ,  This  cnenine*;  Carnegie    was  ������������������u'**i   of j  officials    of  Mt-e'iill  niiei     SI        .lar.<*-. j  Club.  DTICE  LADYSMITH   WATER WORKS  A. J. WASHtlT, PriOP  >44++-4444+444������ + 4-i- *��������� *��������� ��������������� J-t + -t * i ������������������������������-���������������*������������������������������������*��������������� ���������-������ *��������� *  the office     on  Roberts   Street  a,  and the 23lli of each in--ilh.  Consumers aie rcc-uested to call at  pay Water     Rates, between the  10th  Office Hours ( P. H. 4 30  I. ) ELAND  SUPERINTENDENT  SHERRING WINS  MARATHON RACE  Athens, May "1 ���������liitores! in lie  .Marathon iu<-<- o-ei sli.idoueil .���������..���������i,������-  tliiiijf loda.v l-'\ ci \on." was in .( if- -  cr ol impatience until the u-sult vva.  know n. -VII shops were e loseel and  b'isiiiesj wns romplcd-l,*, suspended  Thc whole population of Athens  and it-i .suburb's and the \illaj,...>  in the .vicinity. altogi ther sonie  JLoO.OOO persons filled and oveillow-  ed the btaduiiii and .spiead along tlie  il.uuthon  Road  and  the Miriouiitiiiie,  RETURN LAND  Toronto,    "May   1 ���������Over     a   hair    -  million  acres   ol   land,   part      ui    ll.e  fiaat ei   the province  oi   Ontnrio    to  * CL   T.   liailwu-,,    aio    lo   he      return  cd    to  the  province   hy    the  railway  Company      and    in   return    for-      lh: .  cenccs.siun      the government    will   i.;-  lieve    Lb."    company    ol    its     obligation    to place     n  ccitniii   liunib."   oi  settleis on-the   land i-urli .vi'iu      lhe  [g'ovcr-ruiifciio grant   w-us .y,>,0<Hi,  _, mile  a_cl 1,200,000 acres   ot  land    101 Ha  Fort   William   branch   the     company  *g*-ecing    lo  place     1,000  <*>,l tleis p.-i  year hu- lei. years   on  lantls jjianl-j!  The   cot lien,  ol   hall  million  acres  i >-.-  lievcs     ihi>     (Jompanv of   '-his ol>li������ v  tion. <  I considci MINARD'S IJ Nf MENT  thc REST liniment used.  I got my foot badly jammed l.ilc-  ���������y. I bathed it well with MINARDS  LINIMENT, and ������ was as well as  ever nevt day. Yours very Irtily.  T.   G. McMULLFA*  wilh his flic-ek ,it lemlitnt and return  ed the salutes oi the cheorin;;  eiowds A cannon shot announced  ihe arrival ol the f'usf runner wilh-  ia lour kilometres of the .stadium.  The iiudit nee's t'heors .ilong lho ro,i I  fcievv ml loais as at ."..."it) |j.m a cu.-  ali^ ollicer rollowed hy a single  i uuii.'i wa.s scon approaching. At tho  yaleh Sherring hiniJnig and looking  nesh anil not nt all (list rebfac-cl vsas  joined hi Ci own Prince Constant ine  viho tan .alongside until he ended bis  hnla  iorriimg     a    tcniultoi.s. fev\a\in.������' ]ang Journ(,y  -.��������� llollt, 0l Km���������  George  hiiiu.iii ban u-i   on each- .side  the     ti.    ���������iid  Queen  Olga      'The King    handed  tiro  length  oi  tlie  coi.rs>e,   hehmcl   iho ' .'-"herring  j        bocpiet      while      ladies,  n*lilru\    cordon  lining  the mud   '1 lit   .showered  floweis and gifts  on     bun  coiune-liLois   spent, the   nicjhl    as   n*_    '���������* nere w .is great c hearing and   enthus  guests   ot     Fui.-ign  Ministei     Skou-e    '������-*<*ni   although   the   Greeks,  evidently  'vveie disappoinfed. Svvanbcrg followed .seveiul minutci behind lhe-  vvmnoi and L-anh cninc* about t ** o  miniiit-s lalei, both clone up. Th*  King and Queen both congrnt ulated  Sterling in lhe kindliest manner  S.vainboi e s (line wns 2 hour.s, ,*>8  niiniil<*s, ''() .sei onds and l-'ranks wu.s  o  Ik.uis and  "ib sceonds.  The cycling nice of 88 krlometios  to Marathon and back brought a  splendid finish, Vnsz winning hy two  yards iroin Jiaulonn.-ah. The Crook  .style elisi thioRing was won, hv  lho Pmlaiider ,)ci vinaulc with 0 '6Ti  inelei-a f.'eoi geindns, Crock, second,  vi il'h 32 metres, 78 centimetres,  .unci M'tiilin, ffung-.'ii inn, third, v.iih  Hi   luetics, 72 centimetres.  Today's events s������,ives \e.ieri*������a 11  firsts ncainst P.nlanis 1, Greece a,  and   Swedens 2  .it the .Mar.ilhoi. Classified lo llil1-  itinalilj the iiinncih consisted of -''  ti'it*L-ks, 7 Hi it ons, including Canud  Jans and Aus.ti alians, live Aiuoi-jians.  three (!ei riiiins, two I-'ioiK liii.cn, I v< o  Italian**, tlnco Swiss, one llelgi.ii)  one Dane and two Kgyptrnns -'lhe  lav oi lies   \\ etc  I'u'tii,   Italian       15.m-  ���������-*-/*-������.   nn/M rTTtkT/" ������"������   1"'Ule'    |,'iv'l*-lb    and    Cou'oulaki,      a  TO  1  R.O V ll^JCJb ,*-*���������"*-*-'*-.  Aw   KriUshers. and   Ainorioaii,  ulso   having       mmioi-ou'-   suppoiteis  lhe   eo/it.-stants       stiaded      in   tlrr. ���������  lints    un ���������    mi-lie   a]mi I    exactly        al  tinco   o'll.^el*.      Tht"     vvoathi-r        v*as  sploiidid,   the     thcrinoiiiei er   ,shovviii-j  Mi clc'giec   in   lho shailo      A    mounted   olhcer   i ising      in   Iront    wilh       a  tlnonoinot.'i-  aactod    a.s   lime    ki't-pt-i-  I iundivds   Ol   vehicles    ol    all        kinds  /t'llovved   tin'  ioitiiliCs    ol   e enlfstant,*  out.side    1 bo    coidoii,      holding     lho  Coi.i-.so      The uie strut eel    nl   a    hot  pace     Ai.   the  tenth   kilometio  V\.   K  Pi ank,     V-inci a an    wns   leading,     l.-l  lowed   li^     I'l.bemjati     Iticisla.v.        At  tho   l"lh   I- ihiuieti t-   l-'inul*.    w-a.*   ?iili  ahead   | ur    lMly   Jielnnd    had      tiiken  second     |.]a  e      with     Uljkc      <-lov, l^v  creep in i.   up.       W    the   twentieth   Lrlo-  meli e.  which     was neuhed    at      1 li1  |J m     lilako   was   leadiin;   grandli\   rnn-  nin������l  u  inagiiifici n't   ran",  lollovve-d   by  Fran1, and  Shelling      The latlt-i   v\!i,>  was   heguininr.    lo   show   hunselt      in  his  tine color*    vva* s'owly     gain.i'i  on his opponents      Ai   tlio 20ih Uilo-  niotre   uphill   woi-L   wns    going      . i>.  Beginning    (ho    last     10      kilomolies  of the   laio    1'iank   wns   still   lend uie.  but  obviouslv   puiopoci  and   disln-,seei  Shorrmr* was second ana  Dluke  tho-1  SH4VES & BUIIS  Having taksn -ver  the barber shop  known    as     tht Ladysmith Shaving j  Parlors, High St., I   intend, by keep j V  ing competent   workmen,  to conduct  a first-class establishment,   and       respectfully solicit- your patronage.  THOMAS   LEWIS  HOTEL   DOMINION  ��������� l;���������r.-r- i' iT'  -t.d|l.r*i>���������  .   . t* il   . ' wr j}; I   <��������������� i.      II. *  il  i  ��������� **��������� .   ;n.       J* I.-"' r'f i-n*-!- i-y������rv fi   e  - .-.,11 i:;-.r i m1   sle city.    Bar  'r 'im,- <et"-'l. .I.  and.  leave  i.������mvsmith for Victoria and  all   intcimediate .st^iions    al  9.10 a.m.  daily, and at 3:00 p.m. OD   "Cednesdavs,  Satin d.ivs,   and     Sundays.  Trains  leave   f.adysmith  foi "WJcllington and   all   intermediate stn' ons  at  ll-f.7  a.m   daily,  and   at 7--.00 p.m.   on    Wcdaes.lavs,  Saturdays    c.nd  Sundays.  Excursion Tickets  - ON SALE TO AND PROM ALL ST \TI'������.VS  mood for going Jonrney Saturday "���������nd Sunihrys, return.ng not l.itei '..an  tlie followin-c .Moaday.  '    ���������TrStiamer Joan   tails'from La������ysmith .ur  vanco u*t,  *:.erv ������iturdav at fi 00 a m   md  returnine sails from  Vancoui'er    lor   Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  .'���������.r ������iv  I,* '.r, I>J^.  ���������nd l1*.5.  Best  accommodation  for   transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgeis  OR AND       HOTEL  This  new Hotel  has been  comfortably furnished  and  the bar is up-to-  d������.<>      Rates  $1.00  a day    and     up  w-xrds.  WM. BEVERMQE, Prop.  *Ri>fI_i������d������   --��������� ��������������������������� :"--: '������������������' T^Adysr-H!*  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, C.  THE JONES HOTEL  Q, *L,. Courtney,  District Pefiseiicci* Agent  ���������WJI1TE   ������JO'OK���������  and '  ---W1IITI3   LAJlOlt���������  l3mi>lo.V<Ml Only'  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmitli.  *.*^*  ���������'"rr.AM uiiArnn  FURNISH    ROOMS  BA.R Stll-l'I.Il-l) Wl'lH UK   T  WLSpS, LIQUORS, CIO -V ������**  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  TAtiC'WAy.  -.''.<,"���������'      '  Tic'.ct nnd   Freight' Office,  75  Ooveminent Street..  wiiwur v tEg-g*g_*5������a-i_5__a_5_;_:r,zBR  A. J. McMURTRie, Propiltstor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  I ADYSMI1H,  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLAND HOTEL  DAVID  IiVk'DS,  Prop.  Board at rcasouah.tj  Rales  The bar is extra   well  Stocked  '"'VtfSS&ES,  I  v.  M   I  ?��������� ! second  ���������4������  '- '''^c^ii^a-V.  j'I be-   irim-   at    Ihis     pond     was      -5   Hi  o clock.    Shciiing   was  i milling-  tnag-  'ruficenlh   but had stopped     to     rest  jPitii   had  chopi-i'i!    out   o-i     aeeoii.il  2 , oi  s-.toina.il   tronhl.".     Sh -i iincj-     now  s|,ectlil,v   loo!*   the    lead   *\ ilh     [-'ra.il*  When  lie    toiind   himseli   nn- II  n  vv.il'  IT DEFIES  COMPETITION"  WATSON'S  'Ibis   lintel   has  been  completely       renovated.  Board a������d lodging SI.00 per day.  HOTEL    PRETORIA  JOHN TTA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied  -sviih   thc  llest    W'nes. -st Avenue .-.   -��������� ���������-��������� Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and  Cij;ais.  I  I  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  The New Train  ORIENTAL LIMITED  The Train ot  Ease,   Elegance,  Excellence.  Every  mile  a picture,   and  no smo1 e to spoil the' view.  Through Compartment,   Observation-and  Pullman Sleepers; a also    Through    Tourist'  Cars to Chicago.  At antic Steamship Business to Europe  is our Specialty  -   Union    Terminals   with   all  Steamer lines.  Berth reservations  by wirel  Clieat Northern S.S. Co.  FOR  JAPAN   AND   CHINA.  S. S. Minnesota    will   sail  from Seattle,  April   29th.  For rates, folders and full  information, rail on or address,  S. O.  YERKES,  A.O.P.A., Seattle, Wash.  E. R. STEPHEN, -  Oen.  Agent, Victoria, B.C. :  n  TICKET OFFiO  Cor. Government arid \u\ $���������'$.  VICTORIA, B  TH6C1TY MHRK6T-  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C#  ���������-*" | ahead Sliiri-ng dioipul info  I_.'Qi'ving IniiTseir ,i jj,ic,-iI rest for i tn*  linal spnrl.. When !i.> saw his op-  poiient.s approach ing- he resumed "run  ning and in lhe. rnniinor tircil fln'in  all ��������� out. except Sainlnii-g' and Frank  who were always n g'ood distnri(,~  hehii.d.    Sherring'   Inughi-.l   anil   .iol*'?d  w.  fo  Great   Boot  Prospectors  They  in ad e   Ir,  are   all     ir-uUier,-   and  .land  streniious    usage in mine' or  forest.  L117,'Men's Tan Chip  jpiiwain Veal Kip Prospectors'   Boots  'Ten-inch blucher cut,..o'with  with full bellows tongue;1 to  the. tip; have double silver eyelets and stud hooks; double  sole and slip; standard screw  fastened; slugged ..round .the  forepart and heel. A comfortable as well as a durable  hoot.  Ask r<>r them tit your Dealers  <JB LEiKIE 0������. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.G.  SOi'ATICA   CURED  AI-TER  20   YKAKS Ol.* TORTU-RE  For more than twenty years Mr. A..  H. Alassey, ui :������22 ���������Clinton St., M.in-  ������''j iicapolis, Minn.,  was   tortured  by sci-  M, jatica.   the pain and   suffering     which  gjhe endured   during   this   time is     L-cv  jfiyond  comjirebension.     Nothing   gave  g j him any permanent  relief until he used 'Chamberlain's   Pain   Balm.      One  ''application  of   thai,   liniment   relievud  the pain and made sleep and rest possible,  and  less Uniri   one  bottle     has j  I j efl'eclcd  a  permanent cure.       If troubled with     sciatica    or .rheumatism,  why not   try a  2;"i-ci>irt bottle, of   the  Pain Balm and .see  for .yourself how  q'uickly it relieves pain.     For sale hy  the Ladysmith Pharmacy..  STOVES! STOVES!  we are making HEATERS and RANGES of  Latest Styles and Newest Pat-erns^-Wedo  A;J kinds of Foundry and Repair Work  Nickei Pining in a!I its brandies *i Specialty  Ladysmith Stove & Iron Works Co. Ld  TELEPHONE 53 p. 0. Box 42.  t  ..������. .���������-.������.���������������. .������..���������..������..������..������-.  0  0  0  0  WM.   MUiVSTE,   President.    J.  W   COBT'RN',  Tclepl'.anc  1-0.    -  Managing Director  1   - -'   V7'!r*\' fcj  in  W  ;UuifiHfk  DUNDEE=  ie -Ladysmith -Lumber Co. Ltd.  MILLS   AT" FIDDICK    AND   LADYSMITH- *- \-v**<-  ������Hi_-_g!*������2t������5 si"3po-ci'eilt.*y|. ������������������'  MANUFACTURERS   OF���������-'���������  l&ouglitjn.iMl Drcssotj Fir"uial (Jodur liiimbors  L-ATBS,  BIIINCILKS,   IMOULDIN'OS,      KTC-.,     of    ti.cREST  QUALITY SKA80.\'I-*J).      AND   DRIi-JI)     FLOORINCS      AND  FIN I SI I INT!  LIMMMKR IN  STOCK ���������    f       ������i  +%2������  h* J, HENRYS  NURSIES   GREENHOUSE* AND SEED  HOUSES  1910   Vertminstcr Road,  ViSQOUVEO.  IJ.C  Headquarters for   PACIFIC aROWN q������rd*ii...(lel.  ���������nd flower 5BEDS  for distribiitloa. ;  Large   stock < of Home  -Growii FRUIT and ORNAMENTAL    TREES  now matured for Spring.  No expense, loss or  de-'  lay of fumigation or inspection  Let me yrice your list.  before placing your   order. Greenhouse Plants,  -  Floral Packages, Fertilizers, etc.  3010   Wcttmiuster Road  VANCOUVER, IJ.   C.  2  C  Trains daily  to St.  Caul,  Minneapolis,   Dnluih   and  East.  Trains    daily     to Deirer,  Omaha, Kansas City, St. -  Louis     and    East      and  Southeast.  Atlantic Steamshij' Tickets 011  sale to ami fiom all Jim openu  Points  This is the ONLY line       to  YELLOWSTONE "PARK.  Tourist sleepers on all trains  For particulars  call  on     or  write E. E. Blackwood, General Agent,  Victoiia,  R.C.  A.    I).  Charlton,   A.("LP.A.,*  N.P ,   Portland, Oie  ������S_S_SB*Sg^___a_������  Are You  Going- East  ickets reatf    fi���������  Then b������ iure your  t-l  wu www  m%s.J������  mm  The only line now making UN; ON  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and . MINNEAPOLIS with tbe  through trains from the Pacifli  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TI  FINEST TRAINS,   THE   LOWES-  RATES,  THE  FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CIH  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS Clr t  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete  infoimation  ask  7  loc*) tirpiit or vrrite,  F    W   I'ARLER  j Gwiejftl   A rr������"-  7'tO 2tx4 Avo .  cchi-.  If yon aus contemplating-  PAPFI1JNG  YOUR RflOMS  ''.V~Call!at--\'v  J, E..Smith's Shop  On Roberts Stree, and. see all. ihe  [N QLTALITY'  i-l-l-l!-  T*  *���������'"*  *T  ������������������*  *?  t  ���������*-M--."-'i"i--H--,"i������������������!-! ;-;.���������:-)������������������  i-:-:-i"i-.'-:-i-!-:"j-M"i-r-t"i"i"i"i-t"i*^'i'-i"i*4.  THE TYEE COPPER GO., Ltd.  PURCHASEMS   AND SMRLTHR5. O'-' .C!)5������J������!������������������;������, tiOLO ANO  SJLVC������ 0.'<P..S.  S n i ^ 111 n g  W o r 1-c ^  LADYSMITH,;.  ���������it.- ���������  i_>.  v_>.  Scoilands Best..  HEAD OFFICE  % DUNCANS/STATION.  Vancouver Island, B. G.  JH.JM.*4"f"H"?-*f-*f-I������M^-!������}-*!-f--J--;--l-  .CLERMONT LIVINGSTON.  Genera! Manager.  %  *  %  +  %  %  *���������  t  ���������ea ore  L������'-v.sj:.l!f>  ^f.^^^.J..*f���������I..I.^..>^^^^..*f,.I,^^.f^.^.^,^vf^  Latest Designs in  WALL PAPERS  We    make a Specialty of. the paneling Business.  ���������'[ ianos artl  Organs ...  Uiidtjr -.'ttacaj.njciit  liote! Wilson  ��������� Nanaimo; 8. C.  Jas. R, McKinnel  Proprietor,  Commercial Merrs'  hea'd'atiavters.  Modern  and .  Strictly  First  Cluis.  Fire Proof    Building'.  . rar ifliDsoirs' dat col  Sole Agents for B. C.  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :-: :-: :--: .-: :-B.O.  Resturant and lodging Rooms  -HAS  BEEN   REMOVED TO  '-First/��������� Avenue-'  PAINTING. AND. PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Dane   ---���������---������������������"--        ��������������������������������������������������������������� - :������������������ ��������� - Orders  Promptly   Executed  S   ROE DOING ������������������������������������-.- ��������� *���������-.���������'-LADYSIVIITHJ THE DAILY LEDGER  >������������������..#���������������������������������������������������������������.������������������.������������������ >���������"���������..���������..������������������������������������,.���������  ������..*<.������..������..���������..���������..  .���������?  First  Clas*  R1QS FOR HIRE  WOOD   and   BARK  For Sale and  Delivered  EXPRESS WORK  DAVID JOHNSON  }    PHONE 66 LADYSMITH    f  ���������������������������.���������..(-���������"���������"���������"...���������..���������.'���������"���������..���������"���������..<..i..."l"l"."...."...(..i������i..)....������,.^.h...i..(>|..i.,>-������"|..������.^....|">'e  L BLACKSMITH SHO  ftineis' Orillini Machines  a hot solution of fresh lime wash,  to which crude carbolic acid bas  been added in the above mentioned  proportion.  Outbuildings, fences and tying  posts with which infected'.'-"animals  have been in contact should also,  when possible, be thoroughly treated  iii "a similar manner.  All ordinary harness and stable  utensils which have been in contact  with in fee toil animals or infected premises, should lye thoroughly soaked  in a hot solution of crude carbolic  acid of a s.tiength of one part to  ~" i twenty.  DOING GOOD WORK  FOR VANCOUVER ISLAND  Continued  from Page One  less    in the     mallei,   a,  full   in jun\  ought  to l.e m���������dc into   the manner in '  which     milk      are  inspected   al   tin*. '  spectors that the condilir.n of 1he  steamers, their boilers, machinery  and life-sating equipment ia as stated in the United Slates cuireni ler-  iil.cale   ol   inspection.  ���������l.J.c   t'j-iiaUiau   inspectors   will    uc  g-ulations above referred to." ��������� ,   ,. . , L.  Mippnut    una   temporal v   i.ri tineaUs  As   lo      what      arc  the   causes   of ,���������   1!>Sl.e   l0 suUl  sle.u.--l',oals   lorprc-  these  disasters,   when   we  take     into .senlaiion      to   the collect01   or     uis-  coiisideiation   the fact  that    in     the loins .tt   the. port Horn  which     they  ease of   lhe  Clallam   the  whole of the clear,  in   prooi   ol   the   Canu.naii     in-  '=?������t    materials   which  might    l>e  injured Iil show-s tll{lL "������l   0,ll>'  *'m'  llu-'**-  by  the above treatment, such as val- JKuUtions in  that behalf not enfmc  liable harness, robes, cushions,    etc., | m 'he case of the Clallam,  but (.-  *'������*  ' 'evidence  indicates  that  lhe ecmstmc  '.spcctois,   being  salisned    a*������   to     the  Ju   regard   In  lho  ship's   boats   aii.l'lioj] of   thfi ]j0al was   fiUi,tv am,   Jn   {, ,���������.���������,, 10U .ol liie  sWaarships,  and   the  equipment,   the cv ulenee   on  the   mat-   lciior   an(1   takin_   1JU()   con'sider.lliou Collectors   of  customs   aie   to     treat'  [ter  of  inspection   i.s  very   dircc-1,   aii.'!alSfJ lhe  ..VHlm-e Rhcn  hv  t3u.        v. Llicn   .^^s iis   ,lilWllg  .s���������usucU.rrlv  MADE TO ORDER and REPAIRED, AT  SHORT   NOTICE.  SHARPENED   BY  US     ALWAYS     GIVE SATISFACTION  ,.     PICKS HANDLED A   Nl> REPAIRED   DRILL:*-.  -SHIP SMI THI N O    IN      UL   ITS    BRANCHED  rior.*-.-.**} or-; and Genera1 i lacksmitns.  R. W RIGHT  Bull er Street   -      -    -'    -   Ladysmith, i^ v  ^.|.^.^.4..!,4.^^.i.x.t_^.4_jt^_j.,jM|.^_j. iii .+*.}. ������~fr+.|.+.|.f,|. 4.1.4.1.  memm  NANAIMO    B. C  "���������anufacLurers of the  Lager  f ��������� Ml  th 1  in  "and Porter  iii->t  Canadian   /Ylalt   Ru-i   hop.**  CUBAN CIGAR FAC r0HY....  Mannfacturersofthe F.amous ������u|m  CU iVS  ?iLJ3S'J1 Ions;  "None -bti   Union Labor   liaiployed  n   .1.  BOOTH. Prop  ���������-ADYSMITM BAKERY  CHOICE    CAK"E-*5    AND   PASTRY  ALWAYS    I-'RESII, ON HAND  Wedding    CaLei   ilacle   to  Order  FRUITS   AMD    CANDIES OP,ALL  KINDS. . /.TtESEI   BREAD EVERY   DAY  Prices 1 arc     Very Reasonable. .   All  Customers arc Treated  Alike.  HOP  LEE & CO.  ON THE ,_3PLANADE.  iwhich have Irccn  in contact  with in-  1  foction, .should   be plnced in an    air  jliglit room and   fumigated with For-  'maldehyde,  after  which  they   should  : be thoioughly cleaned.  I    4. Stables  where    outLreaLs     have  joccuired   or where diseased    animals  have, inadvertently or  otherwi.se been  'stabh'd,  even temporarily,  Uie clensing ami    disinfection should be especially thorough, and in such cases   it  iis  safest   to remove and  burn     feed  boxes  and   mangers  when of     wood;  'iron articles can     be rendered  harm-  'Icss  hy passing   them   Ui rough     Ire,  or by immersing them for some time  in     boiling   water.     All litter from  suspected  animals .should  be    burned,  or carefully fenced until used.  5. Farmers     and   others     should,  iienev-er    possible,    avoid admitting  straage horses or 1ni1l.es. to the   pre--  mises occupied     iby tlieir own    animals, especially of the same   specie*  It rs a good plan to reserve  an ,so-  lated building for outside horses   01  ;ntrios,  but  where  this  is  impossible  they may   be accommodated in    cow  stables,'cattle   not being subject   to  glanders infection. ' Such hoises, "and  mules should be watered from special  pails,'    which,  together  with     oilier  sUble  utensils    used on-- or     a-1 out  them, should be carefully elensed and  disinfected  before Ijeinj*- used for   other    animals.     Stalls  - occupied    by  strange horses or    mules should    be  j well cleansed and  disinfected,  an i if,  'at all possible,    left unoccupied    for  some time.  ,   6. Wheie  new horses or mules   are  paint ng  in  oils and  water col-  purchased  in or from districts where  ors, pianoforte and" vocal lessons giv-   glanders exists,  they should,     unless  EST   BEER  British Coiun.bia  Q uarai * tee J   Brew  1.  DAY  SCHOOL  ual  subjects   taught;   also      in*-  age    drawing   in  pencil  and cr_y-  ���������n in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B   U.  SolU'itor,-  . Mmtf; Is  lst;',-Av?>5:_v  '-���������"    -  F-tw  4 nsa  EXCELLENT  Train Service]  BETWEEN  PQ.BTLAIIP, BOSTON,  And tbe FrlotilpalBudlneBS Centers of,-.'  Ontario, Quebec, and the]  SWaritirne Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALQ, NEW YOR!! AND        ,  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALIS.|  For Tlmo Tulilos, etc., r.ddi-OBs  GEO. W. VAUX,  Assistant Oeii'l l-usscnrroi- a.'id Ticket Afjont,  130 Adams ST., CHICAGO, ILL.  W.   SII I- H  GrENEKAL hXPRESS AND  PEUVEEY  WORK PROMPTLY   iv  Leave'orders at tbe Abliotsford.  Dr. R. B. Diei  . Surgeon Dentist  All  work guaranteed, and at readable ratea.  RF.SIDR.N'CE AND OFFICE  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPBN-AT ALL HOfJRJJV"  Manufacturers Of.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC.  carefully tested with Mallein prior to  purchase, be stabled apart and closely watched for some time befoie being brought in contact with other  animals of tlie equine species.  7. It iniLst  lie  borne in mind that  are a ihud letter so hir a.s Captain  Colli**U*i is coiii-ernoil, rn lhe in**|ic  Hon of vessels pi) nig betwe.n Hulish  Cc-liiir.>..^.i porl.s and ports iu the statu  of Washington and Alaska. Captain  Collistcr tal.es the position thai  they are not intended to apply to  such vessels. This i.s an important  feature 01 inspection, and I will ileal  with it  in soiiici detail.  ^Section   1   of part  VIII.,  being lhc  rules  ami  regulations  for. tlio  inspection ol  ii.;;als, life pieservers and other  life-saving  appliances,   brought  111  force. |.y  cruder iu council  of dale August _,  181)2, pio.-idt**. that 'no steam  boat  with. paShengei.s on   lioaicl  shall  procccl   lo  sen      from  any  pent     01  place   in  CiMi nla   without   liavnig cci-  tain   boats  of n .spes-ilied   size  and to  he tittc-,1     awl  found    in  a specified  way.'     The same piti.i*������iou is  by Die  same section    applied  to  slr.milio.its  plying upon certain  nan red  lal.es and  rivers   and   upon   any  l.il-c  or     tivci  ���������which     is   upon  any  point    on     Un-  route of such steam I .oat  more     'thia.it  one  mile broad.'    Captain     Collislei  staled   under  oalli   that  he did'   ��������� not  consider this  regulation   lo app.ly    t(>  steamboats   engugccl   in   I lie     Uritish  Coluinl-ia    c-oastirh;  trade,   even     although  their routes  lie oiLiside    \'an  coiiver  fsl'in-d on   the open ocean  and  alcn.j;     one  of    the    ui-ost  dangciou:,  coasts   in   the  world,  or   t-o-  steamboats  rtinninc;    lo tho Queen     Charlotte isi.nrds,  not to slcatnll.ionl.s  plying  In-1ween   Victoria   and   polls     o-i  Ptigof   Soi-iurl,   nor   to  vessels    plyiiii-r  c-ctwccn   llritisb  CoJtinibi'a  antl   AI.is-  I-a ports,    notwithstanding  (he    fad  .thai such vessels are at three poiriil-  along      iluir     route cxposi-d  lo    lh--  open ��������� ocean,     lie. dKi  not- say   il'   he.  considered any   lugulations  .ipplic-.c-bli  to s-ich   Ycssels,    .and   when I asl-cd  him why he  did not. roijuire  Lhc j.ro-  gr.ci  eiiiment   ollicials  as   to  t-he    posilne 'passed   Canadian  steam-boat      mspec-  neglecl, careles^jress or ignorance   on 'tion.  the part of the thepcttor of hulls at- "'..his i*:-giilatiori came into / eliccO  British Columbia, wc cannot fail to on the ti.h insUinl and is t0*oe ob-  cont'lude that t.he**e had t*. great deal .st-nccl hy the collectors 01 customs  U; do with that particular disastei 'an-,1 -sliiaii.'.,(.at insjiectois uitil fui-  'J'a'e the case or tbe. Valencia, *w ther m**tructions me issued on uie  can judge  by   the  evidence   what w.i*. 'subject. - ( a  to a trrcat extent, the cause of the Now, I regard that as a ^,eIy ser-  accidpiit. Ajid if we can 'orri\ c at *'JU-S matter. 1 am certaui that, as  the c-ai s? of these accidents, wc I hate slated, the lJiitish people  ���������shiiH -Ic in ii position to reino.c | l'a\ r j no absolute coniidenoe in 1/lic;  lliein. WJiai we re-jtinv to do is to Jconsimci loir of American tcssels on  .'ind out where \.he i.tlill li.-s in 01 1hi> I'licilic coi.s-t, ai.d the) h.ue less  tier Un, 1 hi- in.,-, ap-.|y the rcqiii- c-on.ideiicelrn t-he \aluc 01 tnc Aniier-  sitc leiiicily. 'I aKc the case of the 1('**" inspection, and yet the genorn-  \ alem'-t, l.di lining to the I'acilir-'"*-'"t bri.s made aii'iJi^cincnt v,heii(j,  Coast Stta-nship Compi'iiy, which these certiheates of | nispcct.on can  had I..CC11 cilk-.'l mlcj co-'iimiSMon in he acc-eptcd by Cana-uian auMiority.  c'oiis{i.,.iiciicc of (he regular passenger J' would recommend to the iMinisiei  steamer on hei downward trip, lo.-'ol -Marine and Kish-eries not only  nig her propeller. I'coplc who had lhat t\e should li.ui-'a closer anil  sailed Iroin .\..iiiiino on that vessel, "loie elhcieut inspection ia Canada,  sent iiiforiiiatioii i,av'* lo lliei 1 fnends but that we should have our own in-  giving  tlieir experience     They siau-d   sj.er-tioii,  and  that wc should -dcclar?  thai Uicy had gone fhrniigh a vort,  danneioiis jiassa-^c during which the;.  w-.'ip li' fly al any moment to pri--  isli 'Phis siciim-i V'alonciii was .suddenly called info commission, aiiid tin-  e\idenc-e :i I the inquiry showed con-  clus-itcly 1lu.1l her c-iew had been  rec-l Icss-lv  lai.ed  up  in   (he stiecls  of  lo   the  Britisn   subjceLs ,who   become  passengers on-American steamers thc l,s' coming,  conditions  of those steamers  and the  .ondiuon of lhe crews    who hate   to  manage    'those    steamer.-;,    and who  have  the   li\cs of   the  people in their  hands.  Now,I   wish to  make for the bene-  Mrer  of  which   was in chfai^c  of     a  Canadian  pilot,  the case in  lawn- ol  compulsory      pilotage     seems    \ery  strong.     As one  who came from the  old country some  years  ago,   I   un  spealf  with   some authority   when     1  say  that   one  of  the  guarantees     of  Ihe British     people coming 10    this  country,   so  far  tls mar.ine     dan-neis  are concerned,   is  thc fact that   *->���������.*.  scls on reachiir.g C-ana.dian waters pi.-,  manned by Canadian pilots,  nun who  understand thc   local conditions.   According    to   'the  present  regulation,  there is a  sjstem of compulsory , pilotage  to   this   extent���������that  e.en    it  ,-essels  do  not call for  pilotagnthey  are compelled  to  pay  one-half of th'-  cost of the services- of a pilot. Every  vessel that   carries passengers into ,1  Canadian port should be conn ������������������lied to  call for a  Canadian pilot arid ,*h,.,iil,!  le     coin'j-ellcil       to    tal'c    < 11    the.  vessel nomc     local     aiithorilt whose  '*-itowledc;c       of       thc     local     conditions    will    p-he   confidence    l0   the  passengers     al-otr.d.       I     rec-ouunend  strongly    to the minister lh<*   adoption at one.* of   the principle  of en 1 ���������  pulsory  pilotage  so far  as   passenger  steamers  nre conceiiic-.l.  Now, I hate complete I my stato-  iii-ent of this ni(1ttei. *\h object has  been to bring to the alien I ion of  ihe minister to the \ei\- serious condition of thinps on lh- Pacific tn.is-i.  I believe the minister will lal.e ni-*  tiee of these matters, and I hoj.e his  will effect these improvements not  Qvo o'' ten years hence, |*,ut this vciy  s-f-ascn, before, we run th" risk- cf  ftirthei  disasters    in (he winter tint  visions of siiLs-d ion (d) rif .section  i while nasal discharge, or ulceration, 3 iM roSI)eot to ll0������:'s 1o :l>e oomplie-il  h1 enlarged glands, the presence of fnrci wilh in t],c caSi; nf 1he CMallam. Iu-  ,buds, unaccountable swelling of the *���������-<-���������������������������������������������<--��������� '*��������� Ri^e ni.y reason. 'Ulu-n  (limbs  and  general  unthriftness  often   asl:������'  ">' n,p  ull>' J|U <lkl  ������o������ roquir,.  ���������characterizes cases of Glanders, - the  --���������������������������:*-������--?"* 0>) ���������������������������*-"������������������������  (c)  io J*    **���������������������������������������-, l-houpJi  these ��������� vessels  disease exists in-many animals with-  P,ie;i  wiUl- h' Si,i!l  ,'1,;U ,,B ",lia    ,,n1  out,  for tho    time being, ariy ex ter  nal  niaiiifestatioii  whatever,  the onlj  ��������� means oi detection in such   cases   be-  jing  the jViallein  test,  and-that these  occult or latent   cases, arc   irr some  boat hool*s, n() luntcrns, no spare  oars and no w-akT-bivAlvrrs and wen-  defective in other ways.' Ca-pt. Col-  lister said he did not  make any   ;.ex--  ���������San I-'iancisco and put on hoard nt of lhc minister | who has just ta-  v.'illmiil ;Ln ("MViiiiialion. Witnesses lam' charge of this dejia-rbmeiit a few  dec-laied M1 their oath t-hat there recommendations that seem to me of  was iiijsniuicli no discipline among very gteaU importance. I '.now that  the eivw  ai d  ������������������ .... n j��������� ule 0\>-   hoards of trade and every  Lind ofs-o-  :rat.icn of lhc steamer. The' cap- callc.fi authority hate presented to  tail himself w<; only sailing for the this department numerous, exk-nsno,  ���������-eeoni time into a Brituh Columbia and, in man j casjs.i-accoidimg to my  perl :ni.'l went, in conscience of his opinion���������theoietical recominendatfloris  lac* ol I nowled..c n-ea) l.v fifty miles some of which cannot ��������� possibly be  out of his course. This could fc at- carried info elTcct. The few recom-  Irilmted only lo rccklessr,er*.s an 1 'nieridat-ions that I shall make, 1  carelessness and had seamanship. I thine, can i,e carried into iininerliate  do iio-l  blame     ijlC     goveiiinient ''ot   practical eftect.  il'."-.!, lnil it seems to me that the First, I would recommend the e-s-  mt HI'genre or the ignorance of tho lablislnnent and operation of a wirc-  nioji cilled upon lo man these boats 'k*s telegraph service. 'Jhe*" govcin-  an.r opsrata his business should mmt has a telegi-aj.li ser.ice fiom  conic under the supervision of this 'C'ajie Beale to Victoria. But in  go.-eminent. In my opinion it is ''ooi-ing o'.cr the reports of this ser-"  pr.it of the duty of this government vice I lind that tiie line is out ol  to ascertain whether or not British order, about sewnty-fne percent, -of  s-ibjecls,    sailing    on  vessels,     cveii'*ne  lij"e-     '-lhe coast is  tremend  j AT THE  TEA TABLE.  Bob'lry���������Is   Cod   everywhere?  Mother' (pntiently)--YesJ  bob-by.  !    Bobu\ 1-ds  he  in  the  teapot?  Mother (cml arrassed)���������Why ���������why,  jes.  Boiiijj.i���������Is he in the sugar bowl''  Mother (frantically)--Yes' I told  you Ccd vvas everywhere.  Bobby (triumphantly placing his  hand o\er Uie top of the sugar-tow 1;  ���������Hurrah! I've got him.��������� Woman" ���������  Home Companion.  HE   UNDERSTOOD.  '���������'Willie,'" said an in teres ting young  mother to her first/corn, ".do yo 1  "���������now what the difference is between  body and soul?. The soul, my chiM,  is what you(Io\c with; the body carries you about. .*:i!s is your body"  touching thc little fcllow.'s shouldc,  '���������but .thcic is so-metliing deeper in.  Voii clt-ti fed  it now.   What is it?"  "Oh, I l.rrow," sard Willie, with a;  Hash     of     intelligence    i-n   his  , "Iha-t's-niy flannel shirt'  even '���������'���������������=   *'*''**���������     -"*"** eoa.su is   tremendous-  eo,(t\s *\Ia.ra-'.ine  may   be   Ameri-  ���������-���������r rough,   broken  with  deep     gulches '"' '  eyes;-  Lippiu-  respects the most dangerous because  ! unsuspected.' Our experience-., shows  , that it is     possible for animals    of  this     class   toi/convey infection     to  others  without themselves developing a*1-'1"^"-1'0''  to  sec wire (her   the boats  acuta     symptoms.      It   .is therefore  conil,,ic<*   wii-h- the  provisions  of sec  tion 2. A witnessw.Iio examined on,;-  of the Ib'oats sard that the cleats for  the row-lo'cics were fastened on with  one and a 'half, inch wire nails. i  asked Capt.- Col lister, if this was the  LADYSMITH   TEMPLE,    No.' *'!i.--  Itatlibonc Sisters, meets in  Uie Odd  fellows'   Hall    evi.-rv   2i  and    1th  'i'uesiliiy,' at 7:.'iO n.in'.  jMRS.   KAT1C TATE,  M. of K. A-  C.  ���������tl*?:*aTO'rj!g^^  'iiiLuk&r ���������  I  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  victdurs; b. c.  LNITI-iD  ORDER   Ui-  ANCIENT  DRUIDS  Wellington  Grove- No   *1   U.  A.  0.  1  Meets   n.  tlie I' O   0 .F. Hail,  1 ���������-  tlysmith,    the   Serond   and      Fotnd  lYe.lne.sdays of each  month, cotiitnci  ir.g  Wednesday.  15th.,   1905.  Viiviting Druids ? 5 are Invited to u  Iciid. '..;;  Ilv Oi'-i.-r  WM   RAFTER,  UtU'Ree!*  I'ATRICK BHR.k, "NMX  NOTICE  From this date t.he undersigned  will not be responsible for any in.  dehtedness incurred except on ������  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland  Machin.  V.   1.   EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Mon Persona! Liability.  Victoria. R. C, W������v l������th. '"Ol  "���������"���������55SS  WARNING���������-GLANDERS  In districts where the existence of  Glanders is suspected,-and especially  in' neighborhoods where actual outbreaks have occurred," the adoption  of the following precautions by owners  of  horses ami   others    interested,      _.,  ��������� ,,,",.                .   ,,                      Ottawa,.. March,  190G  will   do  much  to  prevent   the v-sprcad ���������     -."  of the disease and tlie establishment  !of'fresh centres of infection.  I    1. Horses, or mules having a   nasal  'discharge or  other  suspicious   synip-  lorns   should  not be  admit ted  to livery or  feed  stables  or yards,   blacksmith shops, church ,or school   shocks,  railway stock yards,  private stables  or other places where they are likely  to come into  direct or indirect contact  with 'animals  of the eciuine species.  2. All stables, yards or sheds used  for the accommodation of horses or  mules should be regularly and fre-  C'liently elensed'������������������and' disinfected dri the  manner  proscribed  below.  .'j. After clensing the premises thoroughly, and burning all ddbris, the  interior should be well gone over  with hot steam, or boiling water,  ad-ding. lo. the latter at least one  quart' of crude carbalic acid to each !)$  five gallons,  after  which  the  ! plain   that great caution  should     be  "-exercised   on   the   purchase or. liand-  '���������'���������"Ji.iig of strange, horses or  mules,   especially in those districts where    the  disease has become  established.  I 8-. The carcasses of animals dying caSC" ,)!t lie s-ik[ he l,w llot 1;ilow.  jfroiii or slaughtered as being affected and" in .reply to my .question as to  with Glanders should, when possible wnether s������l!|- a fastening would .be  'be burned, or failing this, buried at s-m*M_���������t he decl ncd to express an  'least six feet -beneath the surface. opinion. The evidence showed that  i 9. Owner's-o! premises - where out- lhe tlaVlls (>" thc P-a������ani bent un-  l'breaks-'ha-vc bec-u dealt witli should '(icr llie wc'g'h,t o1' M'e -boats-ari.d pas-  'bear in inindHhat Inspectors cannot. sengcrs. I as^ed Captain Collistcr  'rccom mend release- from quarantine wh.it test he ruadc of (,he strength of  unless disinfection has been carried .'*���������*���������"��������� davits and he replied that-he  out in a satisfactory manner, and SflU' tho *>-s"l'ty boats hauled up.  .that compensation for animals siaugh "The character of the tails and tiro  tercel cannot be paid unless n ccrti- nature of their finding iKlV(. aI1 h���������.  licaleof clensing and disinfection has Portant "bearing upon this case, for  hcen received by the Minister of Ag- it is highly pio'|;i'ile thai- if tbe floats  ricultnre. ' ha<l  l.co.it. properly-launcIiGd'an'd inan-  . 10. Irlorsi! owners should liavc no *���������������' -an.:l had Icen .et-nrppc*d ns tho re-  hesitation in reporting to this De- gulations roqiiire they could havc.ri-d-  pai'tincnt or to its inspectors the ex- de*. out the .gale. But l.e that as  istence of actual of suspected cases it- ���������������������������ay, I submit thai ihis is inipcr-  of, glanders. The disease has been ati'-e in the public interest that all  spreading rapidly of late years, nn<l stea-nlyiats��������� carrying ]i.iss-?ngcrs'g|)on'  it is a, matter of public interest  that every fresh centre' of infection  should -be discovered and dealt with  as  promptly   as possible.  J.' G." RUTHERFORD,  Veterinary Director General  Department of  Agriculture,  public confidence in the--.minds  of-the British people on the Piaci/ic-  coast.,in American: vessels Jias becm  ai.-sol'tilely    destroyed.       "^This  itself-  he.     I   understand   that  13    wireless  telegraph stations     have  been  est-aib-  ts  any   tendency 01  'a cold (0 rr������:It in  pneumbn-ia, '  n.ul  mo��������� _���������., a. Atl������������������Uc coas," ;��������� -.- ;^"fJJ: %% ������������^ -**  cost of only  only  males  it more imperative  that s'and'that also three of  the gave n-'.;      c   ��������� ^       ��������� p    '  ".orchid be tlu- most scrutini,ih, ������nont  ships  have been clipped   with '% ^l       d���������S  oxanunaiicn   by   ��������� -Canarfian    atithori- tJlc  ^^   at a cost  of  onlv about \ JLJil���������^!Z_^J  ���������:,es  In tllC!ir i'lspection   of ���������American- $S>(I(I������-    I believe that tlie* service is  .cssels.aiK!  of the'soamfn  who   man absolutely owned  and exclusively  op-  ,     . ���������������,,���������   , ...--. ,.j   .....  prompt    cuix!i  abiufSUO.OOO. J under-   of the most  common  aii/n^nt. It al-  ant to'take.  Pharmacy  e should have super-1 Ln'ate<i    ''J'    -the go-veriiment.     Now,  these vessels.     \\  vision o'er . Ihe.se men. We should !wIlile th?lc arc oampanics in British  ���������iisist upon knowing,, i��������� the. intercsls j Columbia, applying ,at this time to  <���������>' British ��������� sfAjecls," who sail on {lle government for ,a franchise to  these vessels, (hat the men in-charge ������"v" and operate a wireless  are    capable    .gn,(I nnd ens land    tliHr iS.l'aph system  the coast waters of British Columbia, oi" between porl.s in this province and ports in (lie st:ite ci Washing or Alo.s!--|,a, exposed as they arv to  heavy gales iiil in .some c:i'������'-s for  m-any miles l0 (.';,;> o| en ocean should  l.e o;uippc'd with every appliance for  t.'ie  safely  of life required  hv  the ve-  their  That'is   rny opinion    of  gaver.nincMi.t-. should do. -Btil  fai.'I?    I fijid that-at    the  of ihe  Clallam disaster,  it was  to  h.ivc  a  British  certifi-  iiisjcctioii   of  the vessel  business,  what, the  what do r  t-im  i:ece.*..sai'v  cale   for th*-  Synopsis Hi Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  and  a  Canadian  certificate,  find  thai on  May  g.ird  to  ti..  tlie  K has gone, on the Atlantic coast.  But I ������������������-������"- -would like for them to cst*irj-  ">,-without anv re- lis1' aI1(i "'���������aintain the svste-m on the  "-port- I ha\c read' or ,Pac;ific c<������*t as well, 'This in ni.y  conse%,,:encw lo Uw c.haiam| an iopinion, would afford an iimn������l,iate  '���������'"������������������' in ��������� Council was pass:.;! rnalcing ���������mo-ly f0r some of the troubles in  'I Possible to accept American (.en." | niauine matters 0n the Pacific,  ���������������������������.alt's as a guarantee of thc ellicicn- j Tlu'' np^ -l"'"-* I would- re-cr>m-  <-.��������� of Amonean vessels ,'��������� a nritish l'n;m(i' is onc ih^ was tnei.tionr.d t.v  !"���������"������������������      1 do  not at all   mrw     ������in, ! -ho lion  tele-; J  on   tin? Pacific   coast,  the 'efficiency    and   security   of    that  service -deprnds absolutely  upon     the     '..'" ~~*'  government -ow-nin- it "1 slron-'lv ! "y' availab-le ���������' I)omin**>������ Lail(i!"  comnvend the .government for owning j AVUhin thn Railvva5' JkIt' il1 BrUisi'  and operating the business,  s0  far as  in   l!Kif>.    Let  mc  instruct ions   which   were i.s-  'ir-UOiie- -iNQtice  Attention Is. c_lled to ^he   Tact that thn  Ogilvie. Flour riills Co.,   Limited  makers of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have for sorni: --Ims  past been producing-flour ln a   vastly   improved  and   pviri- <-n  by  the afd of ELECTRICITY  and  having secured control of    all the basic patents rrlailny. '.'���������.ert  to, take this opportunity of a dvising   the  public  tlus.1   *^v  orized users of the electrical   flour  purifying  pror������>sses  lhat  view, boivevcr.  ""-"il 'was passed  "Kv.d   the  s-ii-d  under  if:  "'   h-'-e  lo  inforn'i   you  ;|'"i'  in  ('oiinc-il.   dated'  and  saUsfactorv  will  his order    i��������� ', M'i<:l'lierson). and      that  is   the  <r.v  entire   h  ���������s-t'-iteiS  Oriivia yionr Mills Co-oapauy L^oithQ.l  Rr'o *lio     o ily    miliars iii Cann-d.*  -wli-iso  r ptii'ifla'i by the Electric Process  Vh  ������r  ������  iueni)..er for Yanconver  (Mr  im  Pi'ovcnicnt of   (he  ii,.-bt  o-,   lhi,,  pojIll  on Cape Beale. TJuii point, more  jthan any other on tin- west coast  'hut nnor-i"1 v'a'i('i������i-'ver Island, stands promin-  ilic -IHh davjl'"ll-v ������''���������" ,lK> s(,a. Ships from Al-  '���������' -M'ril hi.sl, was issued, ordering ���������aska- as ������������������'*-'������ ������s shii s. from Aus-  "���������at whereas th,- Minister 0f Marine |,ralisl ������"n'1 ���������v*'w *->alr,n! always  ''i^i'i'ie.s of Can.vda has received | sl.rik(' ;" <-'W ������<'ale, and^ven coas't-  as.sin-aiices that Ihe 11,11- { ^ist> Kl*'a|l'i'*'l's from the south; tl*c  oxpiiwrl ccri i Heal es* of inspection held ' A'Ill'eiuM'a was a case in point. Coast  h.v Canadian s(t-am,!,-oafs plying to!xvis,! sll'iI's "lining from San Fra-n  ard iroin ports in   the 'United .Slates   ('������ and  getting  ()l,t   ot- their  strile  for  Cape   Bevtle.     ]  conini-eiid    that    th.e   verv  will  Lc  ���������Stales  surface should be thickly coated -with   HKiff"Tlh'f���������Tirai  accepted by the United  iiithcrities without any further inspection than is jiec-c-ssary to  satisfy the United State.*? inspectors  that the condition of the steamboats  ���������their boilers, machinery and life saving irfjiipment is as- stated in the  Canadian cunr.cni certificate of liiispcc-  tion, and ordering that- 1111ex.pir.t1rt  c-eriiilcn-tc's i.*s',-o:I by (he lawful authorities nf the United St.at-es of Am-)  erica -shall he accepted in Canada ns  evidence of lawful inspection of United States steamships plying Iri" and  from Canada, and that: no further  inspection shall 1>p required of such  steamships' beyond that which is necessary  t-o satisfy the Canadian ���������  in-  and fng alarm  icis  conr������-e,  wotil-d rc-  best light  (hat modern science  las produced should be placed on this  most  important point.  Another improvement I would men--  bien. which seems to (be vcr*- important. 1 would surest to the minister the consideration of applvhi-r t.h"  principle of pompufcorv piioiage on  passenrcr steamers. [ am ,���������;,.. so  posilne in my opinion as lo the Application of compulsory pilot-aiK" u,  vessels    carryiiiiT  but  Js,  freight  only  when     v.-    renuvnber   the  Ch'l  whose  wreck was a  serious  disaster,  and the  Valencia, which was     f���������rty-  fne miles out   of her course, and n������*i-  . Columbia, may be, lipmesteaded liy  , any person who is the sole head . of  a family, or any male oj.cr c ghtoc-u.  years of age, to the extent of ��������� one-  ���������ipiarter section of 1I!0 acres moro  or less.  .    Entry   nmst  bo ma-tie  personally al;  : t-he  local  land  office  lux  the dislricii  in   which  the'land is. situate,  ;    The homesteader i.s mnuirrv! to perform   Ihe  conditions  conn-ee;ed   lb-re-  .with     under    one     of   (he . i.-ilnwiri;;  plans:  (1) At least six months' res id en. -a  u-l on arid cmllivation of the hind iu  each year for   three rears.  t'2) If the fat-h.-r, (or mother, jf tho  father is deceased), or the homesteader resides upon a farm in the vicinity of the land entered for, the re-  ������������������jiihemcnls as to residence may 1 0  .satisfied by such person residing wilb  the father or mother.  (3) If the set tier has his perman- ���������  ent residence upon farming land owned bv hint in the vicinity of ]n's h-orro  stead, the rc.jitiireinents as to residence may he satisfied by residence  upon the said land. " r v  Six monthe* notice irr * v.'ritiii^  should be given to the Commissioner  of Dominion Lands at Ottawa of intention  to apply' for patent.  Coal I an tls may be purchased at $10  per acre Tar soft coal and $20 for  anthracite. N-ot more than 3:"D  acres can be ac^uiri-d by one individual or company. Royalty at 1-b-j  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,0(11  pounds shall be collected on- tie  gross output.  W.  W.   CORY,   ���������  Deputy of the Minister of Interior,, .>*'  THE DAILY" LEDGER  Quality  Seldom Equalled���������  Never Excelled  Smith, fotos,  Ladysmitli, B. C.  That's All!  -3-)-J-J-5-*8fff tt^  Call   and Get   Acquainted  Local Items  Mat 01   ITaiita,   of rVanaimo,   is     in  Die city today on Ijusiness.  NANAIMO  Mr. tlarry Fanner and family, oi  Cumbprloiid are expected to arrive on  luirlay's boat to ag-ain ta.ke up ther.-  residence in this city. Harry will  bo welcomed .back' to the city by  all baseball fans'foi'--on more thai*  one occasion lias Iu'k ability on the  diamond contributed materially to  the success   oi" the home I.-am.  .Mr.  F. Clay returned fiom Crofton  at noon.  IU  Di. "Mason, ol jS.iiiaiino, was in the.  city this morning, icunning on the  noon train.  Mrs. Piuvan was among the passeir-  g.'i.s to  N'aiiaiino today.  Try a Province Cigar.  The cSalvation, Army are holding a  meeting in the Opera Mouse ban^et-  :i:g room on Monday evening next,  ill 7.30  o'cloc!*.  ���������,������������������������������������   There will In- a meeting of the F.  "O E. in "the Aeue rooms, Oddfellows'  building tonight Sevei.il new candidates are coining in for initiation,  and theie promises to be ''so-trie-  ilhing doing."  Smoke Big 13. Cigars  Mr.   \V. L.   Carter,   First    Avenue,  > whose 'advertisement    appears     c-lse-  ���������where jn  this  issue, has lately    had  liis  hack parlors  renovated,   antl     is  now in a position to supply tbe long  -felt  want in   Lath smith of     private  ice-cream  parlors      The rooms     are  lixed ^up  very  cosily,    and  Mr.    Cat-  . 1ei   invites inspection.  Tho Victoria Day Regatta Commit, (ce and the owners of launches,  in the city held a ioint meeting last,  evening for the |>.ii post* of dechlinu'  upon what rules the launch rru-os  should he run. II *vas thi" genertil  opinioii c.f those present that the  races should be govereneil by the  rules adopted in launch' races in the  east and at the meeting ������>r the g>*n-  c-i al committee, tonight n recommendation lo this .-CiVi-i. will lie .submit ted.  UOril'ITAL, 1)(-NAT I ONS  The      hospiiul      stall"    ncknowletlge  with thanks the following donations:  1-'.  C.   Steni,iiuiii--l,upers.  J-;.   L'imliur.v ���������\'eg<-tuhh-s.  I{.   IJoollr���������Capers.  ���������J.  Craig���������Yegvtalilo-*.  V. Conge���������Kjhh.  Airs. Xash���������.Maga'/inos.  It. Muriloclv���������-Daily  Colonist.  Union lire we ry��������� I cc.  Uunnning-.s���������Mineral   Witter.  Free Press,  Daily.  Herald, Daily.  Victoria Times, .semi-weekly.  Colonist,  semi-weekly.  Week,   weekly.  ,  Western   Clarion,.-weekly.  Tho Duncan, l.uj.*, have the reputation of being the sluggers ^of the  league, . so a great "game is looked  forward to when they, meet the locals    for the first.tune.  Spectalois who saw the g-aiue between . Duncan and Ladysmith say  that the former team were Walkin-j-  awu.t'j from their opponents, when injuries resulted in putting two of  their best men out of action, whkl.  bad thc effect of weakening tho team  to such an extent, th.at Ladysmith finally won out after:on ext.ru  inning. The winning- ol* Saturdn.v's  game means much to the JVanaim..  I'o.vs, for it will put them in tin'-  lead for the pennant, and once the;.'  g-ain Unit advantage they will l.e  bard to head oh'.  i ���������mm���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������CMTf-tf-Bn**T ���������i  _iU.''MvJn_Eay~  A G'REA'T TKAII.  The  Eagles  will  Make n. Great Kac-  for   Iiitornicsiiatv.   Pennant.  "Mautigor .lout's   of Lin: liagio  Inte:'-  mecliati. lia.sehall   team   is  well   [ilea.-*-  ;od  with  lhe Showing niiicle     by  'hit-  V,"'ANJF.D-At  once���������Waitress,  wages  ��������� $20.00  per month,  apply  QUEENS HOTEL,  *   ���������       ��������� Victoria,   B.C.  Minard's Liniment cuie-s  Dandruff.  - One- hundred  and  eighty millions.  '.   "lhat is just thc sum William II. Van-'  --'^iierbilt  divided  among his numerous  -family when he died,  tho lichest man  in the countiy.     It is    si*- limes as  jouch as the oiiginal   Astor  left      ir  "1818,  and eighteen times the wealth  of-Stephen Girard in 1831;  and each  l������f these    -was   in turn the  American  Croesus.   Vandei'bilt,   Astor,   Giiaul,  -���������were all   known far  and wide-  Lock-  _ hart -was  practically unheald of  There is no longer distinction of being rich.   Unless the  "pooi devil  of a  7.:illionaire"  can   do .something       be-  '.side--  ma'*e money he is likely  to   be  MiLanerged  with  the  other s-la\cs  of  routine. At best hc i.s   only  an  awful  example to warn    a younger generation   that   in -thtso  days   ��������� scientific  discovery  niado  ci a good hook  written  or a good   piclme  painted  or     a  public service rendered  rs a much s������.tr  er  road  to distinction than  the  piling   up of an   unreasonable number of  dollars.���������New   York World.   -  team ayciinsl (he Ladysmith boys  on Sunday last, iu spile of lhe lact  that. Lhe Smelter Oily boy.s ti.s.i'l  thei.r senior bntlcry against the Katies. LSo.vce for I lie Eagles pitched :>  gicat grime, and was ably supported  (with few except ions )n the reinain-  der ol' ihe team  Tht! next j. a me of thc series takes  place on Sunday, the opposing icanis  boing Ladysniilh and the Holiance.of  this city. The local hoys are .practicing every night and will try haul  to win from thuir opponents oi Sunday, so as to put them oii.an eqiisii  standing  with  the Eag'los.  Delow- will be   found     a (able   giving the actual at tendance of .scholars  at  the city  schools,  The  Hcnild       is  requested, to  say     that  if   the      -Attendance     in   ! .some   of   tho    departments    is  hoi      nialci-ii'illy improved  the  paivn's  of children      who   are not  regular   iu   attendance    will   be       required     by   ilio      school    authorities  to    give    explanations   in  the    police  court      as   the   attendance    must     l.e  improved,. and   that   immediately:  .\ i tendance  of   Oily   Schools for  April.  At.      Act.   At.   P.  C.  Ayr  Central.  Minard's Liniment cures Colds,  &c.  V3.  French Wreathes & Crosses |  Just received a large consignment of new and raie designs  in French wreaths, thc largest and best assortment that  has ever arrived in Nanaimo.  When in want of anything in  the flower line, voa can get it  at short notice ny calling on  T. X. Tones, I ad)smith where  sonic of the new designs caii  be seen. Na1tn.il flowcis also  supplied on lhc shortest notice       L    l  HENRY CREW,  Cor. C'omov Rd  A,  Ah]ton St  NANAIMO  D.C.  .���������PHONE- VAl.  r>.  7.  s.  <>  10.  Middle  Ward.  I.  o  '6.  1.  South   Ward.-  " "J.  ,    o  ;-'('.3(>  13.10  as.fin  :;c.  ;���������.<.) m  >\-\A7  '1-1.4 7  -10.20  .-,:���������,.ai  5:*..15  ar. it  'I s.st  46. 17  4 9.f> 3  ns.or.  4 2.57  8 (5.18  'l!2.r>'2  as.21  :>,r, 57  ay .-12  la.e.s  40.S6  oO.or.  r.2.8-t  .".4. GO  a-i.4 7  .lR.n.-,  4-1.79  -ls.ao  a 0.97  4i .2a  05.21  00 15  88 86  go.72  50. I-I  51. 72  02.08  01.10  S5 I'll  8-1 07  SS.0S  si.ia  84. SO  82.  74.  NANAIMO vs DPNCANS.  Championship Gnme takes Place on  Saturday Afternoon Next.  The first game between the locals  and rmn'.'iiiis Tor the league, champion  ship will be pulled off in this ei.'.v  on   Snlui'ilti.v   afloriioon.  Minard's  Liniment  for  sale    e-vew-  where.  The annual vestry meeting- of St  Paul's church took place in the in-  btrtiilt- laai evening, the Hector, Kev.  >S. While, presiding, nnd a large num.  l.-er or members of'the church' being  pieseni and participating in an enthusiast ii. ili.*3cii.s*>ioii on church ni-  iuii-*,. Jt wan tlie unanimou*, opinion ol 1 In meet ing that the ei~  forts of the conyivgation of  the church should , in the at-  tuiunrent of sullicieni: l'nncls to  warrant the commencement of th-'  .erection', of the ������ew church and a re  Solution  to tkat etVect was passed.  Judging by the enthusiasm of  Lhose present at the meeting; last ov  oiuog it can bo predicted tkat w'.ih  this end in -. iew the members will  harmoniously during- the year  si raring- no pains, and that the tni..-.  is not. distant when the workers J  will be rewarded by attending' s.sf  vice in a new edifice.  Thanks of the meeting were passed  to tho choir, for their faithful sei-  \ ices during the past year and to  Lhe Hector, the retiring Hoard of  Church ollicers, and the Church com-  niitlee, the Ladies Guild, the Girls'  fiwiild, the Altar Guild, and to the  Superintendent and Sunday School  teachers.  The following officers were elect.->.l  for  the ensuing' year:  Church wardens���������"Mark Bate, jr..  E: H. -Dirtl.  Church Committee���������AS. Stevenson,  E. M. Y*rwo������d, \V. Kirkham, -lark  Bate, si-., W. E. Rumming, fi. Freeman. J. Good, A. Owen, A. Randlo  and  Capt.   Yates.  Delegates to the  Synod���������E.H.   Bird  E.   AL   Yarwood.     W.   Kirkham,    W  E.    Jtunuiiiiig.   .  Sniol-e Dig 13. Cigars   o���������<   NOT II? AS-RICH  AS ROCKEFELLER  If you had all the wealth of Rockefeller, the Standard Oil magnate you  could not buy a .better miedicinc for  bowel complaints Uuan Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. The most eminent physician  can not prescribe a better preparation for colic and diarrhoea, both  for children and adults. The uniform success of this remedy has  shown it fo hc superior to all others. II. never fails, and when reduced with', water and sweetened, is  pleasant to take. Every family  should be supplied with it.. Sold by  Ladysmith  Pharmacy.        _  | FOR THE NICKST %  t   Ice  Cream  I Milk Shakes, Soft Drinks  | Candies, Fruits, Tobacco,  Cigars, Etc.  CALL ON    -  W. L  CARTER,  FIRST  avenue;  ���������-f44-*-f-f 4- 4 -*��������� ��������������������������� ���������"��������� ������������������'��������� ���������'���������'���������������������������������������������-������������������ ���������  Specials  >������������������ .��������������� .���������������  B0V5" KNICKERS  in fancy Tweed, lined throughout.     Extra    piece,   to    Patch  them.  . '50c. Pair  BOYS* BLOUSES  Boy's* Duck and .Galatea Tailor or Buster. Blouses, nicely  trimmed.  50c. Each  BOiS' liOSIfRY  Boy's Iron Clad Hosiery-  made f expressly for Strong'  Boys.    All sizes.  25cj Pair  CHILDRENS" TOQUES  in wool anil pan. silk, All  colors.  25c Each  LADIES" 6L0VES  Ladies' Swede Gloves in gre-,  mode, Tan a'-d fawn,  All sizes  75C Pair  ��������� ������  Walters &  Akenhead  Won v O. Guy  REPRESENTING  TAI5ANG &CO.  Merchant 'Tailors  Will be in Ladysmith weekly.   Leave  orders at  The   Abbotsford  NOTICE���������1 have throe hoises corralled at'niy place. Owner can have  same by calling at my place aiid paving expenses.  .1. CARSON,  st  FOR SALE  Twelve   head,   of   cows   and Milk  oute.    Apply V. O. Box 99.  FOR  RENT  OR SALE.  Four 'roomed  house  on    Esplanade,  between  Extension  Hotel  and Baden-  Powell street.  MCO  on  terms,  or  rent   for .1.5   per  month.     Apply  J.   STEWART,  RAYMONDS SONS  ���������Dealers  in -  Liine,   Plaster F.uis,    Brick,  Fire Biicik and  Vancouver is-"  land cement.  3 Pandora St. Victoria B.C.  Pipes, Cigars,  Tobaccos, Etc  at  ^-n-aa-E-caK-s*^  SE^giaS_sS*Li5  The    Imperial    Pit   Watch  AT $1.75 IS- A WINNER  We have Better ones at $2.75  All Guaranteed  -Call in and Get One  f   ���������?5^C_^^*-%----3������-^-'--*---**''-'*-'������ -'i   I  ���������sn-:"T."^rr:_*!*2*33S":s^^  [Superior QuaJity  I Persian    Sherbet  From London, ������ng,  35 CENTS PER TIN   makes a   CooS,  Refreshing Drink  Blo-Ir* and Adam  FIRST AVENUE  B. FORCIMJIER  V/ntchmaker, Jeweller, Optician  LADYSniTH  ���������SEsaasE-isi^Kir-r^i-B.SRS.r  ���������  I         ���������-"������������������;::=A Choice I Am of  \\ ANTE!'.���������   Kurmslied   roon.s    ami \  board for two.     Apply  Ledger.'  Try a Province Ci������ar.  j ter B0II115 Ws  \ 1st. Avenue, Ladysmith, B. G.  I V. f. Snujif. Prop.  j     MANUFACTURER OF  I Carbona^f'd Beverajjcs,  i (linger   Beer  i Fruit Syrups  ! P.   O.   Box   2.18  i  >|..������������..|.,|..|������|.4������t~M-4-.|..|>t'4,4,4.4>������-.  *���������>������������������������������������      ������������������*>������-���������������������������������������������     ���������������������������������������������  ��������� ���������  ���������  Coal     fil   Ergi es  }  9     l-.������- Latinci.c-i, i-l.wlilnir Hosts,  Etc.  J  Stationery   Engines  !  ���������  ���������  for all Power Purposes  Slui|)I-;, I'conomical. Kcliuble   >  Absolulely no danger,  Bo Electric Spatters or Batteries  to get out of order.  Write.us for Particular.-;'   Rochussen & Collis  7 Yates St. Victoria, B. C  Machinery  Agents.  ������������������>������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  -roR-  Teniifs Goods  Lacrosse   Sticks  -AND-  Base Ball  Outfits   WRITE   J. BARNSLEY& CO,  VIlTORIA, Bi C.  !   Granite and Marble Works   ���������  ^ Granite and IMarhle Monuments, Tablets, etc., at-the,  lowest prices consistent  with iirst class stock- and  workmanship. Wri-le for  catalogue.  A.   SIMLWA-RT,  118  Vabes St. Victor.ia  B.C '���������  ��������� ���������  FOR SALE  Eggs from Pure bred Stock  Aii Birds Trap Nested  No Inferior Layers Kept  Barred, Buff and White Rocks  While Wyamlotles, White and Brown  Leghorns.  $1 Per Setting  $6 P&r"Hundred  E. STEWART,  Box 2CS Ladysmith, B.C.  I  ���������  ���������  t  BACON.      20 Cents Pound  SAUSAGE 15 Cents Pound  TONGUE 50 Gents Each  CULL ON US FOR ��������� PORK ROAST TO-I  9  9  9  PANNELL and PLASKBTT  k������ESJa__-_r-__3^"K-3!*!!  9  9  9  &  9  9  <2>  I" have "just received  a shipment of  Hills'  High Oracle  EWLISM TOBACCOS  and  CiGARETTFS  "DRUG   STORE  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD  AND  LAKE OF THE WOODS  Two Carloads Just Received  ���������+������������������������������������������������������������������������  Good Eating  POTATOS $125  S1M( N LEISER & CO U.������.  Notice  JS'-  h  k  ^^^S^SSSI^S^^^mSSS!S^SS^S^SS^  I ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  -5*.  We should like to show you our  hu't-c -assortment  of   Wail* ReifD^res  Ranging  in   price    from  loc. Double Roll  and  Up  They are the very latest in Wall  and Ceiling Decorations. Just from  the factory. Over ten thousand rolls  (0  choose  from.     Wc also carry     a  Inrge range of   Varnishes, Varnish Stains,  Paints. Oils, Brushes and  Window Glass  In  fa::t    everything to  Beautify   the  ���������Home, at���������  ���������HI  KAY'S  WALL PAPER DEPOT  A. HOWE, ot CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEaT-  MARKET; lately   run   by W,Ward, on Robetis ^tree  WITH A FULL LINE OF FIRST CLASS MEMS  PORK AND SAUFAQE A SPECIALTY  A Trial Solicitd  A.     HOWE;,        PHONE 20  Dr. Dier can be fou-d at anytin-  at his office on Gatacre st. His de;  tal work is'gtaranteed t������ be first  class aiid rates reasonable        '    at  Kirst Partner���������We'll have  to   keep:";  an eye on the new cashier.  Second    Partncc   ��������� AVhy?  anything-"  wrong with hjs accotuiLs?  First  Partner���������So,  but he' admits  :-that' he can't     live  on   the     salary  we pay him.���������Brooklyn Life.  j*-*---  S  Just arrived���������the best  line of-  Tennis Goods, Baseballs,  Bats, Gloves,  Etc.  LADYSMITH HARDWARE COMPANY LIHITED  -���������������������������----������������������������������������������������������-������������������-���������IP-MaiW-il-IMIIllllll llli 111 III   n 11  U/. Q. praser  Merchant Tailor  1  FIRST A VENUE.  Suits    Made to  Order to Fit and to your  Satisfaction. Call and see Stock  PICTURES GIViEN AWAY  Each a Work of Art  Save Your  WHITE SWAN SOAP  WRAPPERS  and in exchange for twenty-five, Uie B.C. Soap Works will give you',  your choice of fifty beautiful ' suHjjects.     Ask' your G'ruccr for catalogue of Premiums. ll : a.*������  B. C. SOAP WORKS, ViLlT  Bmmms^J&^fJ^S^^f^7.^^^Zu^i:^:T^.  Plumbing and Tinsmi.hing  PONE  AT  Reasonable Price s   By-4-    '  J. ANDERSON  Leave, orden at  Peterson's J-Tirn ���������  ture Store, or telephoae No 54.  ���������UDYSM'TH HOTEL   BAR  Having taken over the bar-room ol  the above hotel, we intend to run a  first-class, up-to-date establishment,,  and in solicit ing the patronage of  oui' friends a"d the public in general,  we guarantee ttood  treatment  to all.  R. Scott A. Smith  pr- "-���������  'm-s.  -*fla������,.

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