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 II  Ladysmith Dai I  VOL.,2  0  FRIDAY  March 30, 1906  LEGISLAJ^^&^^LY*  p     A[JR-2-190f/  PRICE FIVK CENTS  OIL OF THE  HIGHEST QUALITY  Flows From The Newly Discovered  Fields in South West  Alberta  LOST ms JIB  BOT KEPI HIS  MUE  CLEARED THE  Pl/CE OF  Rather  than  shave  his  inoustsc-h  off,  Mr.   Fred Booth rescued  lis  p<>-'expected   (hat a  number of  Subterranean Lake| Seems to Exist-  Strike Kept Secret  Since  1890  Pcnticton,  B.C.-,  March 30.��������� It   is  arrests  sition to-day,' says u Vancouver Ek.- |will be made of the'pe'rscns who asr  cl*'"*S*-- sisted in  the forcible expulsion,of tire  STATIONERY  ENGINEERS  CLOSE SESSION  Mr.  1'ool.h was  until  Monday even- 'Chinese here last  week.  ing one  of  the   .white-aproned  young  275,000 MINERS WILL  BE IDLE TO-MORROW  The Miners And Operators,Conference  Ended Without an Agreement  Yesterday  A!   the  meeting held before  the ex-  meii  who  handle  big  trays of .dishes pulsion of the ..Chinese,  Alt.    George  deftly  iu  thc liolcl  Vancouver,     lie .*'���������,  Winkler,''a real  estate ae-cnt    of  was  one  of    the  half-dozen     among Penticlo,,, was-elected' to the   chair  the score of waiters  employed in the ,v,liIc AIr.  b, A.   Carmichael,   -^  Sr''X   Tr I'* 'l "10US" ,;C0"Cr '" a ������enerarstorc he^e,   Is  Lube      lhe other live are now mm- L.lecici,  .,ecr,,tarv. '  ' A TEN   TEN  TEN     ing carried  on amid the   wil.liicss of!l,s   a ,1|rs*'tc    ndornment       on  ii-cii*      A nsolution was  passed- to the c[-  Oil  City,   Alberta,  March 30.- Oil  the'mountain passes    of   thc   Rocky  l"'*'01     P" . 1\ut Wr'  n������olh sti" haS   ^t  tJrat a  deputation  wail   on Mr  ,    ' ., ,. , . -,���������L '    lllS  ������"> "���������"���������.v '-e  is no  longer  in  the   u-   t   **i.i..*.  of the  highest  quality ever  ilisoo,ve-r-.mountains,       fhc company  now  has  cmji|0y 0f  <,i,e h-���������. -ip|*    Hotel  cd is now (lowing from the earth ' n  a  Urge force of men working    night     it is  Sli-atfo-rtI,  the. managing dircc-  ..    ,,   .                -  ,,              . l0L'  of ihii  Southern  Okauagiui  Land  s  nil   localise 01   t-he rewnt or- Company    -wil  re .nest  1"      t  huge gushers in the southwestern pot- -and  day  and    up-to-date    machinery  (I<-'L' ������'liicli   was  promulgated  by     the (.h-arge  i,bc T'iiiiicse ' *i -a"'-]           *'"*'  tion   of   this   province.     These     now  has   been    installed,     including  three   VPR-  llo*e*  'l'-d  dining-car  ollicials   ,ioor  iiil}0r       ,   .���������ni,,l.),Vr \������nC  f  i"  lo  the effect that all  waiters in   c. to                                                   lo"11"  Greatest Strike in History Will  Commence Saturday  oilfields are situated  in the   extreme full rigs,   one   of which will bore   a  j, RhJ^|.s' , ,   ,. ��������� ���������.* ,     t0  u"(lertal>'c    ������������������**���������  matter,  who    re  southv.estern section of A', fJitaj with- j 12-inch hole to a depth' of three 'cicaii-sliaien.' This wcnTfcito'effcct t,urne<* lo lho ineuiinS aft*-*-" a short  five miles of thc international bound-j thousand feet if necessary. WitHin I,,s't Monday, and there was a ruth- aiisww-wr -^ ^^ ^ SilaUol,*-'s  ary and,some forty-five mihs south-ja few months, the town ol Oil City , h^s sacrifice of carefully trained refusal' to IcV th^TY'l "V*1'"01'''' '������ a  west of Pinchcr Creek, a station  on;,lllS Sprung u|)p and ,s now in an ^...moustaches  all  along  the line.     Mr.   '  A'm'..ioritv  of -those' 'pteS.'t   then  trcinelv'flourishing condition with.its ���������,.',.' how������vcr./ciused  to part with   favom,  a  toKihl    csmUou    f     t   >.  .Ins   blonde  moustache.     As  (he order   Chinese from  the town and a    larg������  the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway, The valley in which  these oil discoveries lie is described  by geologists as an enormous crevice caused by volcanic eruption,  crosscutting the formation1 of the  Rocky mountains an 1 forming a huge  basin, or vacuum, into which the oil  has been seeping for centuries from  the coal  deposits in the North form.  banks,  stores and hotels.     Last De-j,,!is   Ml(isihle,   there  was  only  cember the company struck a gusher   thing    to  do���������shave,   or  resign-.  with    n   very large flow beside    th;u   le.signcd.  other    wells,     which     daily   produce  thousands of gallons of a high quality oil.  RAILWAYS MAKE SURVEYS  The great    wealth surrounding this  ing a vast lake underlying thc rock .prosperous little town has attracted  formation at a depth of a little ov,0r g,-eat attention and already the Can-  one thousand feet. The country is 'a(ijaT1 Pacific and Great Northern  mountainous, and, in most cases the railways are completing suncis to  valleys  are narrow and heavily tim- {commence thc construction of a   line '  IMMIGRANTS  Three railroads  one crowd was quic-.ly got, together that  He lost no time in icaching the sleeping (matters of the Chinese, near  the old rcujs ranch house, about  tlirc'-quarlei-.s of a mile from lhe  wharf.  TOPA^T xnA ' A" cn(ry was encctc** through two  V>/\lN/\U/\ doois, one at each end of the building, and the ChiiittriK:ii were aroused  from their sleep and told to pack  their blankets ami la! e the road to  tho    wharf.       N0 violence  was used  The British Columbia;' Stationary  Engineer's Associai.ior which was  in session yesterday in this���������-. city:  closed its business .last evening-- by  the election   of  officers    for   the   en-' T  r  su'inti;��������� ye.r,: ������arshinff up with an unless the Unexpected Happens the  elaborate,.banquet     in    th������*      dining'  too m  of tlie '..Qiieen'a   hotftl.  During   the  session   of    the,   '('rami  Lodge   twelve  official  delegates   were  present   and' fourteen   visiting     dole-  yates. The'official delegates in a't- I . , Indianapolis,.M-aivh 29���������Without anthey might work pending results  tendance were Messrs, Berry, .Duulap agreement on tho wage scale, the of the conference. The joint con-  -> <- n yre, Spragnc, Paddon, and An- j0int conference of bituminous col vention af or>er-ators and miners will  drewsi-epi-o.scnitia  U������j .Mainland   War- - '    .  ring, Jones, and Jllanson rep'reseni ulUiralorS a,ul m,ners of the central be,held at Cha.les-fon, Va., nnMoi.  i.itf Victoria and district, and Smith CO,1,poUlive "iatri,:t toda-V adjOUaJ- d^'' , ^' Mitchell explained , ho-v  and IJrown, -Nanaimo; and Calluin. ������ ^ S"'e <lk!' ���������������avi"B afYairs in such oyer, that his advice to the men  of Vancouver, dele-g-atc at lar-e. ft *,f"*dilion that a strike of he- to c-ontinuc work did not con-  'J'he  provincjal   Grand    Lodye   rei>n--   Lwimn 85,000   and   331,000     soft   template     any extended  period,  sentatives were    C.    W.    Ross,     Vic-   coal   miners,   besides   10,000  anthra- '"    The  mines   directly, affected  arc  tona; Q. .   \V.   McKeuzie,      Nanaimo, ' citc  miners  ordered    out,    seems   in-' Ohio,' Indiana  Illinois  and  and  W.    A.,    Robertson,   of Vaucou-jcvital|>le  on   April     1st.,   the pro-   Pennsylvania.  sent   wugw  .scale    expiring   on  March '    Miners     and   operators      of  in-  We.sti'i-ri  hercd; on lhe mountain sides, the  fo-rtnat-ioii ' is r exposed, showing a  gentle  folded  strata,    or anticlinals,  to  this town in  a  few weeks, aiHil   ���������, ���������������������������       ,,.,-..,,  .   ,    .    - ...   , .       plains   ol   Mic   Sas..ttU-hcvvan    vallev  is  expected    trains  will   be    running I      t, ,,    .,,.    .       ,���������   ��������� ,11''1  here within  two or th.-ce  months   at   f,l)S 1J,c Winnipeg lelcgram. Through  the   eislcru    gatewny    oi     Winnipeg  are pouring iheir  fieightage of settlers and haincstead-  <:is   into the  broad  acres  and   fertile   an'* *sonic of  tlle ���������nrtb cven helped to  carry  Iugiga������>2  belonging  to thc  Chi  naiiien.  (JONST A BLE A PPE A RED  uic.-'itig  stable  ic  the  and  iola  ef-  After- routine business had booh  tr-ansactcd reports received and adopted, the election of new ollicrs  took place which resulted as follows:  Cirainl Chief���������(J \V. AfcKenzie, -Va-  naimo.  Grand Vice-Chief���������Arthur Marrson,  Victoria.  Grand Treasurer���������W. II. Pnddnn,  Vancoiiyei".  Grand Secretary���������II. 1). Spraguc,  "Vancouver.  Grand- Door Guard���������F. N. Jones  Victoria.  The retiring  olficeis  are:  T.   IV.   Ross���������CJrand   Chief.  W. Reese���������Grnnd Treasurer.  W.   Robertson���������Grand   Secretary.  Ii.  Graham���������Grand Door Guard.  -Tho  next     session  of  the       Grand  Lo<Ig*e '   will   be held   in   the    citj  tha  ill.  Southwestern   district  ,    - -   .���������;*-.**-������   comprised   of  The disagreement came after a Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Arkansas,  stnrgi-ie lasting ten days, and dis- | OUahama and Indian Territory hav-i'  rupta the interstate agreement ' decided to report disagreement to  which  has  existed      since  1898     be- ' Ulorrow-  twecn operators  and miners, through j   Jowa  miners    have   agreed        will.  which  wage  scale  and   othet     dilMr-'+l ���������  ��������� . the operators   to     suspend   work for  dices  have   Ikkjii adjusted.  mi .- , sixty   days.  'Ihe        linal        vote*     in    the   con- **        ���������'  I'erence of the central com- Michigan, West Virginia and Ken  p.-tii ive field, on whicz-. the old dis- lllcky minersm it is said, will foi.  tricis base their settlements, \va*i ,ow the Iead of the cc-ntral corn-  on  a  motion    offered    by   President   petitive  district.  aiitcbell of the United Mine Work-! Dcs Sloines, Iowa., March 29���������Rep  ers     ro   restore.     for two    years the   resentatives      of Iowa   coal    operat  or  So.eral  years ago a  farmer  named  stored here awaiting shipment.  William   Aid rich   used   to  gather  the'J    Another     instance   of     the     great  oil  in  barrels  from  surface seepages, 'wealth  of these oilfields  is  the   fac-T,  The conripel-iticn of the short line  war is aiding tho settlers to - set,  font   on   the' Wistern   Canadian     soil  -iik-ution   drawn  to the  fact  of  this being phenomenal.  fanr.er obtaining oil   in    such     large      The effect    of this great discovery  quantities and  iii such  a t-.rde   way 0f 0ij    wjh     revolutionize the inilus-  that he concluded  to  investigate. He tries    of     Canada,  and  will cut thc  \veiit up      the pass    and lco-oil   the present   price  of oil    completely     in  whole  district  o%cr.       After    seeing- twoThe Canadian Government allows  the conditions existing in the     pass, a bounty of  he. came-to .the conclusion  thnt. there oil  produced  weie large quantities of oil  in      the t0 that  the  All.erfa oil   is  of such a  district.    What   was  required  was   a quality   that    it can  Ivc   refined     fo  den      [ Vancouver  some   time   next. year.  proceeded. '    [\    Atlev  inG business  of   the      Lodge  It  was    a strange    looking procos-|i,ad   ,M5en troi,Saclml     ft"    delegates.  -siorr that started for   the boat. Each | a"^" an,"abo'' of  inv''������-ed guests as'  serabtel at  the  Queens  hotel,    where  Mrs.    Woobaiik     and her     assistants  had   prepared, an   excellent  table'   for  tho   occasion,     heavily   laden      .with  in .an appearance |'tasty  clelicacies  and  beautifully    dtv  "ng��������� again with f co,"**-ted:  with     dowers.        Mr.       x  ;ing director of | ^''O'Vii.   Chief of Na'naimo local,   oc-  'ompany     also   cupied .the  chnir  and.ai^'uitted   him-  f and  engaged   self    i������ -a   very   creditable     manner  Northern  lines   the  immigration   that   m  a"  '^''gumerit   with   a number     of  1'i������e usual' toasts   wore    given      anil  is   (locking  from  the  Western  United   u,e mo1'*      J,i5"  statements    received, responded  to  by tlie various ��������� spoak-  Statcs  across  the line  into    Canada.   llttle consideration and   it Was plain- ers.  The  Northern. Pacific  is  also     dailv   t,lat  "otlli'ig would  deter thc   crowd!    The    fniimi-m,, v' .'i  bniuin,    sellers  through    Winnipeg , 'torn  H������ purpose. * '    ^'^Sa^T    ^^  wage scale of J900, which  have bc(*ii an increase of wages  of o.oo per cent. r Thc operators of  Illinois, Indiana and Ohio voted  against the proposal -.and defeated  it. - The disruption of thc conference-, .followed:'.''   Operators    of    West-  would- oi-s     and  miners     will    hold  a joint.  meeting to declare a suspension of  work in' Iowa mines -for sixty  days beginning April 1, thc suspension will throw about 14,000  men, out of employment.  .Philadelphia, March   2.')���������Officials of  ern Pennsylvania and thc miners the anthracite companies, control-  of thc four slates voted for the led by the Pennsylvania and the  proposal. J Pennsylvania   and Reading   railroads  [Following the adjournment, the J announced today th.it thoy intend  national secretary, "W. B. Wilson to operate their colJerics as usual  of  the    Mine  Workers,  saick next week,   notwithstanding- that the  "There is no likelihood of any-, award of the anthracite,strike coin-  thing' , frirthe:* being- done toward.��������� mission expires on Saturday.. Re-  a settlement. This means sus-' ports from tlrl^ coal fields show  pension of work". Tho ^national con that th-e other larg-e companies and  vention of miners will meet toinor- the independent operators also in  row morning". The principal busin- tend to commence work .pending  ess Will ,be to determine a. general a. settlimient of the differences he-  policy. ��������� The ipiestion especially to tvveen the. mine owners and their  be  considered  is  whether the   organ-' employees.  tan Govoinmcn    allows   jll(,() (hc Ca), f,ifn ^^ /U Ulis juncture tlK! ;Ca;.tain    f ^        Ben - ts   Ch u  lie on each  gallon     of      The   t..lllailian   Nol-thcni   Wcstboun.l   -'->M.-  --Wmer    A-bet-dcci.   demanded'    JoW   -r7   . ���������     ?"'  in   Canada. _ and    adderl   UjLin carritll mi &  ,(       tvain o[ Set. , the fares of  the (on Chinamen before!   ^s^eKuiS. ���������  lauquet.  tiers.        They    were    bound   for tho   ,le   ������������������'*>"������!   allow   them   on  boawl "the  j    Song-��������� W.   A.  .Letcher.  0."  Me-  I).  pro-  peg    for  the  west.      The  ���������wins  mends,   ity-by  this  process than  by  ���������ny oth-   ���������'' ^^ ^- o[  vocky Mountain   cr.    As is known, vitriol, in I   cans- ,        aml      ������..        j)a  and   piirc-liasod   tic soda    form .two  of the costliest | ...,:1 ,   ,,...:..  ... ,    . ...     ,.,. posed   by    A.   S. Hamilton, i*esponrt  Northern   attemj t vvas  made to get the China-     ,.,���������-,,.,,,  iNoii-nu.il - r        .,       , r   ill  to .by  Mr.  Uaxtcr.  eforc the  steamer  ,,.. |'Instrumental Solo���������W.  Hepple.  was   coiKluelcd  in I    ao������iff-;Thomas Graham.  anncr.     There was '    Toast-"B.   C. Association of   . En-  iil.ing,  and     but   Si'icers,"  proposed    by     W.     Lewis.  ; responded   to   by    W.    A.   Robertson,  the     United |  Iches  of    the. threiv themselves  from  heights, 5 rm-.  railroads confirm ..the impression  Uiat;der  trains ami    trams,   while 5    cut   ed  to  vvill  lparry  which  he called  the  R  Developing   Company  the  track  of oil-producing  land  from   items  in-   oil      refining,- and  the Government thousands  of    dollars  annually    win , 1)()(|(W|  fm. 0.in.l;ia;    The Soo carried ,1'imself  to  death  ���������Mr. Lineham then went enst and be saved by the abolition of ��������� IlKSe ,flS ^^ s of scaipi.g, eJTc0(s t���������.roUl,h. The women c-ho.se-2l! throwiirn' llUt  purcTiase'l a first class dr.lli-iig ng, chemicals. .The'simplicity of dis- por|.u ms wcelt *{���������' ll0 lhc vaiicV, of window, 153 hangi.*, 19 poison, 15  and  began W���������������������������*���������*--  -* "02,'at a miing   the oil. by   one  distillahicm \* j      ,  (Jl(J ^..^     <)f  ^ W|| n 'sl.ooling,   S  drowning,  and 5  cutting  de.dh    of     1020     feet,  the.company jnnoiher    economical  invention, added j n]f>r<, ari-hil|0.  ftl,  tlll,  c.,stveni    j!0*1Ilts   their throats.  struck a well  that (lowed  throe   hi...-   to.an .increase of one-fifth of all pro-'|)t t,heil. n)a,,7    w> R.  Callaway, gen-I    H"������ger and  love,  ill,u*.ss mul    ten.  dred   barrels a   day.     The well    ������'n������ !,i���������ni������   ...n. .������ ���������������������������   ,^..r.i���������  .���������  ..���������..,....... ,  was I ducts, will j:ermit | rofits  to be reach  bong-���������J.    K.    Hickman.  Toast���������"Our   i-hnployers,"   respond-  m.-.nv > . - '<,���������,,. ' ' "      b-v     ,J'-      ll    Stockett,    '   T.  "  y   these     immigrants    are      westward ; their throats and  1  sought  to    burn   Dobosqn.     G.    Burnham     and     Hy  ' Heine.  Recitation��������� Mr.   Manson.  Song-���������.;.   A.   Marl in.  Toast���������'-Our Guests," n.'.sponclc*d . to  by   Mr.   J.   H.  ITiiwtlioi-iilhvvaite, 31.  P.P.  i'/ation will permit miners to work  in districts and mines whei*c the  advance: demand , is   od'ered.  b\ L. Itobbins, and olhcv operators representing- about one third  of lhe coal production of Western  Pennsylvania. Ohio, Iniliana and Illinois ofi'ei-e-d to pay thi* advance  and   uriyeri   the   miners    to accept  this   advance,     and   continnu work  in. their mines, even though the other mines in the four states should  be idle. The convention of miners  tomorrow will decide whether to  permit, this or demand that. all  miners suspend work until all have  been   paid  the  advance.  President Mitchell and Mr. Winder today explained to the conference   that   the  union  miners      of   West-  The mining companies arc still  rushing coal to thc storage points  convenient to Philadelphia and New  York,.' and are also hurriedly making' preparations in and about the  mines  for  a  possible strike.  The mine workers Ihroug-hont the  hard coal fields look for 'dull  times this summer even if there s  no   strike.  They believe there is so much coal  above- tho surface tliat tho companies ''will work their mines on  about half ..��������������������������� time- during - the. summer months, in case the suspend  does not occui-r. The feeling- that  there 'will eii her a strike or dull  time bus caused himdv&ds to leave  thc field for their . homes in Europe,  where    they  will  remain    until con-  iniinediately-plugged  andcapped   and |e��������� t)y  thc Roc!-y(   Mountain  ^���������oloi,-^^^\^i "f  U,C S������������'   Wtt������.',on,r-v  "'SiUliL>'    ^  "  the strike kept secret. In fact, thc  company thought . it was wise to  conceal the conditions as far a-s possible, being positive they had struck  .-it. immense oil territory. They kept  their operations as quiet ns possible  and set about securing all the probable oil-producing land in the -district. Owing to lhc extreme ditli-  cuity      of having  this  land surveyoil  ment Company hitherto undrc.in.od ������-f j business  0^1-1.0 road  in  the oil  trade.    The honor of     llv    introduction  of  this   process   of    'refining   ibelc.ngs    to  L.   D.   Kcan,     <)f , SUICIDES'  Winnipeg,  the general agent   of     liii*! *^  company, who secured the formula  from Dr. McAlp-inc, a well km own  consultiii-g chemist of London, Eng.  Throughout thc province of Alberta, along    the    slope of tke     Rocky  iii.s,:eetinc  PianoSolo���������Mr.   Hopple.  Toast.���������" Eng-inoering, Mn-nufae luring and Supply Trade," responded  to     by   R. Hamilton,     R. TI. '/.iivit/.,  on account, of the  roughness   of     the'Mountains    from     the    iiuterwitiomil  principal  (.ho   e-'uscs   iu   the  cases  of   the  men;   illness  (incurable o,r  too  i-ainftil   to   be  :o:nc), 8f.;  folly,   II;  want,  .'..'';  family .qni.rrels,  2i);  she.-r weariness    of  life,   28;  hopeless   love,   27;   bad   busi-   ���������'-��������� Sangsler  and   .).   ,\. Martin,  i.ess,  21.', {p-ricf at  the loss of relation I    Toast���������"Mechanic's   Trouble."      re  OT    AfTtT   LIST   '''   *UUl   l<V'U   ������f   lnillisIllne"t  L      In 7*1    sponded   to    with    an orig-inal recita  *"iscs     the   mothers   were   undisco.er- | I"1*"     by 3Ir  .A.  S.  llanirltun.    able.  I    l.o'.'c anfi madness  were  the causes  Vienna   is establishing  for  itself an   in   IS  ()f  the-  women suicides;   illness  country*" (he   f-ret  that   the  survevoi-s   ,        i '   ,      ""������������������ .".","'���������"  "   '"'O'*1'1*11'**     repufalioii     for    s-iic-ide.   13;   want, !); imliappiness at   honw, 9; ' and   G  i.juiu,iv,   mc  iai.i inar,  mc sutvcyois   boundary    as    far north as  civih'/a-   Scareelv a dav  i,���������,i .���������   ���������.���������  ,���������   ,,     .   .        ,.      , - uia-^ui   <t urn   pa.ss:s without a case   jj-rief  over  lost  ipbifivrs    fi-     ^i.-l.-  r>f  had to   go  lo   the -international l/oun-   (.;on  has   vet  ndvnncr-'J    thn <;r.h.  inn'1   <���������      ,r .    . .     ..    . r' ,.,     - relatives,   .),     sicu ol  darv   ri.O'iiunients- i���������  r-el   ih-ir    Ln- ' ���������    ������r f ',      ",     ^ , of-self-destruction,  and   all classes of   I.Go, ������;  bad circumstances,   1; fear   of  in������  toTIrJ i,     ?,       JC        co������verSftt,on.'ls  0l1.      ]1'c     "'"'society coi,Mil,ule  to the number   of   the law, 1.   and   17 eases   of unknown  "S-'.lo  iun  thelines   and  the delay (habitants  of that section of   Cannula   the  victims.    .Durin, the  past   veav   causes.  obtaining  a  flic  from   the   Don,-  arc oil  era,,-,   a,,d beli0ve   their pro-  353   WM  aU(1 O0 ^n actually- put .  ��������� :  n.S !T   '   C"la,,ia���������     ^.v'nee  will   become the  greatest     oil   an  CI1(1   to  their liv.-s,  and 501   failed1 MARINE  navae     until     months   afterwards I producer  in   the  world  when   it     has   ������������������   their at tc,npts. i    S.S.   llenrie.ti   diselrr-cd  a  nr.o  that   ther country   Imd agar,,     den^bcen properly   explored and .developed |   The a*es of those who succeed    ir,   of disi.u.r.cd  a  cargo  iClT'iiTnro^^1 J^\   ^f1* M^-   S>   ,Viil,ianiS;  "  0il ���������V<-^������S <'-- "ves  vary  from an   old   ter coaling  here,   proceeded  to    Brit-  1,1 nue  in  tlie  production  of   coal    oil. ,rrom  Summerlands,    Cal.,  who    has   wnil,  Roads  inn  ore at  Crofton  yesterday,  and af-  it-  for  Kecitatioii���������G.    W.   Ross.  Toast���������"An   oily   Tale,"   responded  to     by   G.     L.  Rcid,    0.  M.Rolston.  W.     Ross.  Song���������John  K. Hickman.  Toast���������"Electric: Sparks," respond  ed to by F. L. Marshall, P. Alc-x  ander     and   W. Lewis.-  Song���������Thos.  Green.  Toast���������"The Press," responded  by   -irr.    0.     S.   Sutherland.  Toast���������"Out   host. "  Auld Lang   Syne.  em Virginia    had  been infovraed that  ditions  are   settled.  Intermediate  ga3vie tomorrow  Ladysmith Lineup-Local Junior Club  Will Send Delegates to Meeting at Victoria  The.  La-'lysiniih   line-up  in   the   In-   Mr.   J.  Eno, represenfing  the     l<-e*l  tcrmediate  lootball  match  with    the   aggregation.     The meeting is for  the  Victoria  Centrals  tomorrow,   will be   purpose  of   making   arrangements   for  as follows: games between junior teams   of    the  Gi.al���������-Roberts  Street  Greaves. island before the season closes.      It  Full bac's���������Pat Fagan, J. Crossing-   is   sugg--sited that    the game between.  Half  bucks���������Plug  Jackson,     Suzzie -Ladysmith   or  Nanaimo   and   Victor-  Morgian,    Stout    Sanders,    Lg.  Div.   ia,  that the contesting teams  travel  0'Cojvm-ll. ! to Duncans  to play.     As the   games  j    Forwards���������Wisey  ITughss,   (centre);   must  necessarily   tai<e place on   Sat-  jC-or.chman Miehie,  Whiskers McMillan   urday,  the  arrangements,   while     bc-  !iM'ic'.-;ey O'Co-i.iiell,   K-cno  Callendar.       ing less     expensive    to    the players,  j    j     . ���������       ���������-.       ���������....,.!..    of    (1-1,   who    threw  herself   annia  to    load  a  cargo  of flux    for!    Alllrt Lan������   s*v"0- I   The hoys -go down .in  good training   vvruld enable  them  to  return     home  brou.r.ht  iii   nm������     ' ,}"    '  niac,ll,icr}'I ins')cctc<l  the    district,     has    stated   f,-(rtii   a  window,     to  a girl  of     1-1,   the 1-1'adley Smelter   Prince of Wales' ' :    and   will   be   prepaml   to meet     thc 'on th-e same dav as that upon which  a ro'Jirrery erected ������ll' I        ?%   and,U.,llt ,le  believes  a huge uni^rgror.nd   who   did the sn'me shortly afterwards   Island.      ' ' land this  morning. 'good   team   that  advices   from     Vie- .the    match      is  played.       The  local  the mountain st.e'arrs" ^nd  if       'er !()l1  Ia''e cxistij    alonS     (he     eastern   Curiously    enough,    May chums     the      S.S.  Coutli ai:d scow vver-i in     fur      S.S.   Mv-stcrv    coaled at  the colli-    toiia says,  awaits  them, 'school boys have exhibited very good  not   ,mtii   hme   1i)W th-it thr-      n"S '^     11 R������Cky Mou"tains aIld   mvM "dims, nnd November thc few-   n|Car������o of coal Jfm-'the maji-nknl Uwri   crv wharf" during the day. |   At  the. Oak Hay grounds tomorrow , form  hitherto,  nnd  they  are practic-  b-id  tlic'slV'htest'in'linir  lh-it ''"       I "ry  1S bornc 0l't by  thostrik-   eSt.     Anions    the men,   Kit)     In-n-ed   morning. I    The'local wharf officials expect   thp   l:������f������*'c t'.e  game starts  there  will be   ing regularly so there is every possi-  thing  out of  the orciinarv   wis   T'lnvT'Mt   i������ various     parts   iheuvseives,  112 used the revolver and      S.S.   .1.   L.   Card  took  a ea-rgo of   Collier  Wellington in  for a  full   car-   a mceting.of delegates of Junior As- jhility  of them making a  good sho-v-  .      ���������������        uc-j ot  western Alberta. (27   poison,   2 drowned themselves,   15   coal  from  the bunkers for  the main-   go in a  day or  two. sociation foot,ball clubs of the  island, ling with the Victoria aggregation.  lo 1 DA3LY LEDGBK  IHM  59B  THE DAILY LEDGER  pablisned   every  day except Sunday.  B*       THE '     DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ������0 cents  a month,    (5  per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on application.  FRIDAY  March 30,  190(1  GRAND NATIONAL  STEEPLE GHASE  London, March 29.���������With Vox-  hall P. ICcenu's Prophet IU not  running, thoc-cj vvill be no Amc"--  icaa horses competing in the Gran'I  National   Steeple   chase   at ���������Liver  pool tomorrow. Amei-icun t.i.<������:-i*.  n en, however, nre inleresi.'il in lb-  fill.* of Phil Vay. who Js riinmii";  for Mr. Cotton, tlu- iismuiu- I linn -  ���������cf J. T. G .vathway of i".i>' N' ���������������  York       ' Cotton, I"xchun������c.       Mr.  (jwulhway  bought Phil  May   for    ������1  500.     The  horse     is   now    in  splendid 'form,  and   is  expected  to   make  a   showing;.       Birch      vvill   take      0'  Brum's   place   in   the   saddle. Tho  favorite      is   .loth  M'.P.      who       ha-!  not been     beaten Ihis  season.  DAVID 5PENCER  (Nanaimo) Ltd  NOTICE.  NOTICE- is hereby given that T intend lo apply at the next sitting of  the. License IJoai d of the city of Ladysmith B.C. for atiansfcr of there-  tail liquor license now held by me  for the premises known as the New  -Western Hotel, situated on Lot ���������!.  Block 28   to .John Menghini.  atty      D. IL   DAVIS.    '  Dated at Ladysmith this      C:  day of  March, 1900.  Smoke Little B   Cigars.  L'S'  BROOK  PHOTOGRAPH    STLDIO  Is Again  Open  VICTORIA  CRESCENT    tsiiuimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  Time  Table No. 51  ���������rr i  m������ i i  Trail., leave L.*4������ysmith for Victoria and all intermediate stations at  9.10 an. daily, and at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sat-uda-ys and Sundays.    ��������� %  Trains   leave   '.adysmith   for Well ington  and  all   intermediate stations  opposite Fire Hall. I at.   11.57  a.n������.  d*.������y,  and at  6.00, p.m.   on  Wed 1-4 days,   Saturdays,    and  Nanaimo, B. C.  ', Sundays.  Wee*., Mar. 28.  SUCH A SHOWING, Resplendent with HEAUTY and  NEWNI-:SS has NEVER before i.een seen in this City.  Such an l.MMENSEA.ssortmeiit of GRACEFUL, BE-'-  COMING STYLES is Seldom scon in stores much larger than this, and certainly never weie PRICES on such  BEAUTIFULLY TRIMMED CREATIONS marked as  LOW  AS THEY ARE MARKED THIS SEASON,  ANOTHER ATTEMPT  TO ROB A BANK.  ' ^KerhofflT, .Russia, March '2:i ���������  Mare daring' than tho one of the  Credit Mutual Bank at Moscow  recently, was thc attempt. mad<-'  in   broad   daylight  today      lo       rob  ' the Volga Komma Hank by sev  eral college boys. The youthful  desperadoes walked into the bank  with customers of the instil tit ion  anil orelerod' every body to holdup  their- hands at the. point of revolvers. Some of tho employees lied  in panic, but. one cool headed elerW  attracted tha attention of guard.-,  outside vvho immediately barred tin-  entrances   to   the bank.      Thc       stu  ' dents      finding     themselves        trapped  smashed  the   windows.      jumped  out- on   the  street     and    attempted  to   escape  under   covc-r   or      revolvet  fire.   One     policeman   vvas    mortally  wounded Four   of   the     would    he  robbers were captured.   o .  BE  QUALIFIED  "BRITONS SHOULD    .  Ottawa,     March       29���������Thc   thirty  eighth     annual      meeting      oi        ��������� In  liominipn     Rifle     Association      wane lei  hero  today.     Among   tti.se who  attended     were His   IC\t-������"*K'.*i* ���������������-,    tin-  Governor  General,     the    MiniMcr    oi  Militia,     General   Lord  Mym-'i'. i.Vi,  eral Lake,   11.    L.   Bor.l -m     :u\ !  ���������-��������� -,  eral   niomhers      ol   pai-li.iin.'iii       "Sn  .Frederick     Borden     vvas c-1-..vU-d   ho-i  ovary president,     Hon.    .1      \.    GiL  son  was   re-elected     Pr.-st lo r ,     an.i  Colonel    "Lrior,    vice-president        iV  British   Columbia.     Earl    (.'���������-u ,       ir  re-ply   lo   a vote   of   thanks, dec-la red  that    no   Briton      was fiilil.lir.g'   r."=i  duly  to  the  Empire    i.i.U-ss  he    v u<  qualific-d to  use   the    "ifle     and     \n<  ready     to   serve   thc   (Jrown       \\V:.  needed.        He   found   that   Canadian''  from   ocean   to   ocean      favored      t h.  training-   of  school chilch-eiy'  to      tlu-  rise   of ''military weapons.     No     one  should  consider himself a   good  Canadian -      unless   he     had  become     n  good- marksman.  ^5 A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL  "%fW WWfWAWWWWrWWWf^  TWc5^THROUGH TRAINS  DAILY IN MAY  cTMONEY  TALKS/-  ^""a^e^yiIg-c-IIh^obyour meat your dollars  will go further if you buy mom us  Our Cash Prices Cannot Be Beaten  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET  V  STl-'AM   HI*ATJvI>  WKI.r^lU'RNlSlIlv'- ROOMS  Bi\R SOl'l'LlKD WIT        Itb  WINKS, I.1QUORS, CIGAKS  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  Exclusion Tickets.  ON SALE   .       '  good .far goiag journey  Saturdays   -ml .-;,...���������.'���������;..  the following  Msaday.  D  FROM ALL STATIONS  -, returu.ng not later than  I  ��������� T     "'II..     .'T|,  Sails from  Laaysmith ft..  returnine sails train Vancou.  ���������; i :ii  /ai-coii'-jr e*\8i-y *^iturday at COO a.m-. and  -.or    '.adytmu.! jL'i 2.30 p.m.  Cor. Fbrt'c  oci.    Streets.  <*EQ. *.*. COURTNEY.  .':.,:.     rt. & Pass. Agt.  A.J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH, V. C  Newly fitted up and  -  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLHND  DAVID IIYNES, Proprietor  NANAIMO  L.-UT)   AT  BEST.  Tin funeral    of  lhe  L.t  Mr.  Definite announcement was made  today by the C. P.1L thai ilu;  double daily iraiisconliucnlal ser-  vi,.-e between Vancouver and Mont  real will be inaugurated on May  ci this .summer, o; n. month ear-  h -r than was the case last year.  The service will continue throug-h-  o   t  the   .summer.  i'he reason for the early- coni-  ui'-ncement or* the service is the  h avy amount of passenger liafli.-  now /lowing iQ thc railway. Pco-  pl ��������� are alieady commencing' to demand more- accomodation tliat can  be furnished by one daily trnns-  c-( ntinental train, and bv May sum  in.-r   travel   will  be   in   full  swing.  Since March      "1 there has  been     a  double     daily  service     between    C'nl-  this service vvill be extended so that  liio whole- mam line of the C. P.R.  vvill bo covered by a daily service  a month ahead of .the. usual time,  time.  Under thc new scUvculi two trains  will pull out of Vancouver and two  vvnl ... Montr ������������������������ < ���������. ' ,V*xy  The lime bill for tho new servL-e  has not yetb.-r-n drafted, but iri  now being worked out, and after  subaii.SMOn to lu-adquartcrs will  he adopted and the time of arrival     and departure  of trains    at Van  couvor      will lie   announced,  i  11 has not yet been determined  that (be C.P.R. filer Princess Victoria will commence her trinngular  riin from Vancouver, Victoria antl  Seattle   on   May      (j,      but      it i-i  possible  lhat     she.  mav  do    so     be-  Doard at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  C.'  .-This Hotel has    been  completely       renovated. '%  Sffi-.fi      ;.,.>������������������ <��������� - Board aid lodgiag $1.00 per day.  HOTEL    PRBTORIM  JOHN TT.A, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with  the  Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.  gnry  and     Winnipeg-     because* of the cause   a   veryheavy  travel, is    loobo.1  In avy   travel   in   the   Northwest,   and fur   on   thc   run  early   this    season.  IF.islam   took  place       yesterday     nf--  te -noon    from   the   family    residence  \i-loria   J-conel.       to    the      N'ui-aiiuu  Cemetery.      A   large      number oi  fri'-nds of lhe deceased accompanied  lhe remains lo their lasl rest in���������������  place and a large numbei of floral  i.i-.bnies atlcsted lhe respect und  e-.teem of a largv circle of fritmd*.  H<-v. J. U. Miliar conclucled koi--  vices     at   the   home    and  a va vesicle  The Companions of the Forest initialed eleven candidates into thc  mysteries oi the Order last evening in thc Fori esters' hall A number of application.*, are to bo acted upon at thc next mcelinp,, which  will   be  held   m   two   uoeU*,.  Following- the initiation services  last evening supper was served by  tin* Indies and a couple of hours  s, i-nl very  pleasantly.  At the Wallace Street e-.hiii--.-h  last evening Captain Qnaiinc, of  tho Salvation Army deliverc-d  interesting- discourse to an nt ten-  live audience, the meeting's are. w  at'.ended each evening and 'ranch  inieresl     i.s  being  taken   in   then!  MAT-.COLM I ST..A N D- LAWS U IT  Vancouver, March 29���������The      action  of     Snliri    vs.      .Jarvineu,      in which  the  plaintiff     is   suing,     on  a       noL:  for  ������.~)0U   and  a   guarantee    by     the*  defendant,      is  today  occupying    the  altenlioii       of    His   Honor,       Judge  Henderson      in     County     court.    Tho  case   i.s  one   which  originated  in    '-^~'  Finnish  colony     at Malcolm    Island  Mr.      darvinue is   manager    of     thai-  colony        and  lhe   dispute      between  himself  and   tho   plaint MY    centres   a-  1 round   the   purchase      of    an       irou-  i v.orKing  lathe     from the     Fairhanus  oi   this   my.       irr.      W.   A.   Bows.-r.  K.C.,      is   acting   for    the      plaintiff,  while   Mr.      A       C.      Brydone-Jack,  . appoars   for   the' defendant.  Lectio Boots for Hoys will  stand the Roughest I nocks.  They nre b"ilt for service  without, sacrificing  appearance  L208.   Boys'  Scotch Crain Bfils  Have circular vamps, heavy soles and round toe last.  The best every day boot on  the market today. Sizes 1  to !>. Mothers ask for and insist on getling "LECKIE  BOOTS"  for hoys.  .       L308.  Same Boot for Youths  Sizes 10 to 13.  Mr. T. Bryant, of this city,  principal 01" I he Eu.sl. Wellington  S-.-h.jul   i.s   conliin-d      1 0   his luune  Willi  a severe attack  of i|iiinsy.  ALWAYS       KEEPS        CHAMBERLAIN'S  REMEDY   IN HiS HOUSE  "We   wouid not be .without  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.     Tt. is kept  on    hand    continually  in  our home,"  says W. W. ;Kearney, editor of the In  depend en t,    Lovvry   City,  Mo.      That  is just what every  family should do  l*r',\Vhen kept at hand   ready for instant  use, a    cold    may  be   checked at the  1   outset  and    cured  in  much  less  time  than after      it has become settled in  lho     system. This   remedy   is  also  without a peer for croup in children,  nnd will prevent the attae-.k when gMv  en as socn as the child becomes  hoarse, or even after the croupy  .-oiinh appears, which can be done only when the remedy is kept at hand.  For -sale by Ladysmith -pharmacy.  Best accommodation for transient  \nd permanent boarders and lodgers.  OTPATVTT1 rlOTEL  HOTEL   DOMINION  iRAND  This new Hotel has hecn comfort-  a'dy furnished and thc bar is up-to-  d������te. Rates $1.00 a day and ip-  wvds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  ���������tfhtaaiia :m: :���������-.: :*-: :������������������: Ladyaniitk  THE JONES HOTEL  -WHITE   COOK���������  and  -WHITE   LABOR   Employed Only  (Hall Block from Depot.)  OATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith  "GALEDOIMAH"  Leads Them    Ail  INMUALETY  -:o:-  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast  v/ICTORIA, :���������::--:  Agency.  ���������-: .���������: :-B.C.  ���������Rilee .*1.25 and$1.50���������  F'.-ee bus to all steamboat landings ar d  r.iilwav depote.    Electric cara every li.e  minntea to all parte of  the city  and tablet unexcelled.  JJa,  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  Under Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  Jas. R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  Commercial .Mens'  headjaavters.  Modern and     Strictly First Claas  Fire Proof     Building.  WANTED���������By Chicago wholesale  house, special representative (man or  woman) for each province in Canada.  Salary $20 00 and expenses "paid  weekly.' Expense money advanced.  Business successful; position permanent. No investment required. Previous experience not essential to engaging.   '���������-. ''.'���������',-'  Address Manager,  132 Lake Street,  Chicago,  HI-,  U.S.A. ���������;   . ���������  I  TO VERNIfi, B.C.  Read l'9*n .'������-  .9 p.m. I,v.   TicroniA   An. ,  .  8.00 p.m. L,������. *I������ttle Alt ,.00 mn.  9.11 p. in; A". ������������������$������������"** *������"'��������� 7.3������ a-'������  9.30 a. m. Arr. STOKANE Arr 7.45 p m  6.25    ,m An.   Hcxfard   Arr 12,30 p. nt.  8.10 p, ������- tr. Bike Arr. 10.42 a. 111.  9.00 put.    Irr.     Fernle   r.v.955 a   in.  ;ONB  WIGHT  To ali Kootcnay Pointt  'TWO,: NIGHTS  T������    Winnil������g and St. Paul  Close Connections ,  For '   Chicag-o. Toronto.  ' Montreal arid  AliPo.rits East & Wesi  Acetylene     Lighted     Cars,  Family  Tourist Sleepers,  Palace Sleeping Cars  Dining     Cats (Meals a ' la  *    Carte):  Library bhaervation     Cars  'Ihrough'-    tickets a'nd hag-  . . gage checks to an points,'  Steamsn.p Tickets  For^tickett, maps, berths  reservations     and complete   <  infornijatios     fea" oh or ar. .  :r������*s."[ ��������� 1.  I |^5  J3.  G.  Yerkos     E.R. Stephen  A.G.E.A."        ,   G.A.O.N.R.  Seattle .,- ..   .Wictorr-a.- i>-C.  TICKET OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yates Sts.  VICTORIA, B   G.  BS  9  %l Ask for  I    WATSON'S  *������=W!fS3^220  TH6GITYMRR  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  fc J HENRYS  NJ.^IES   0REEN-  HOUSEi AND SEtD  .     HOUSES   -  ItlO   Vestminster Road.  VINCOUTEB.  Headquarters (or���������  PACIFIC aROWN Q������rden, Held  and flower SEEDS  for distribution. ;  Large   stock   of Home.  Grown  FRUIT and ORNAMENTAL     TREES  now matured for Spring.  No expense, loss or delay of huntgation or inspection  Let mc -trice your list  befota  placing your   or-  der. vrreennpuse, Plants,  -Floral-Packages, Fertilizers.; ,'etey ..:.-���������  3010  Westminster Road.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  2  2  Trains daily to  St. Paul,    *  Minneapolis,  Du'iiitn "and'  East.  Trains   daily   ^to Denver,  Omaha, Kansas City, St.  Louis     aim   East      and  Southeast.  k,^M  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.      *  JNDEE  I PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLI) AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  IvAOYSiVllTH,     B. C.  PAINTINQ,        PAPERMANOlNa  ������������������������������������ ^���������T':- ���������'������������������  Work dons properly and at rlfthi  prices. A Ml line of Wail: Paper,  and Painter's Supplies Residence on  Roherts Street  .   '      J   AS. SMITH. Pror  Atlantic Steamship  Tickets on-  sale to and   from all liuropean  Points  This  is the ONLY line       to  YELLOWSTONE  PARK.  Tourist sleepers on all trains"  For particulars  call on     or *  -write E. E. Blackwood, Gon--  ���������eral Agent,  Victoria, B.C.  A.   D.     Charlton,   A.G.P.A.,-  ��������� N.P.,  Portland, Ore.   '  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read  tbs  *ie  M  the  only   line now  making;    UNION-  DEPOT    connections at ST.  PAUL  *nd     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  throngh    trains    from    the    Pacifle  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TH -  FINEST  TRAINS,  THE  LOWEST^  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  \ .->'.; BETWEEN ' y.\-". ,'���������.';;..;.  Minneapolis', :stv paul, aiafr  UAGO,    (OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS, EAST.  -For complete information ask yow  local agent or'write,-...'  F. W. PARKRR  Genexftl   Agtmt  7������0 anA-Ave., Seatlla,  LADYSMITH BAKERV  CHOICE    CAKES    AND   PASTRY  ALWAYS    FRESH   ON HAND  Wedding    Cakes   -Sads   to  Order  FRUITS   AWD    CANDIES OF ALL  KINDS.    fliESfl    BREAD  EVERY   DAY  Prices    are    -Verj. Reasonable.     All  Customers are'Treated Alike.  HOP  LEE A CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  -lhe Cream of Scotc Whiskies  J. LECKIE Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C,  IM iUOiOIPISBAY GO  Sole  Agents for B.  C.  HEAD OFFICE 4  DUNCANS STATION. CLERMONT LIVINGSTON I  Vancouver Island, B. 0. General Manager, i  *4.4,4.4.^^.4.4.^.^.++^"I--;"i-:-l-|.!--v-i-r-j f~j..{.^.T..i"i-*f-f.f*i-M"l'*f*I'*I"l-f"l"I"M"l'-H  Cof. 5th. Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good sneal at. any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  .Mannfacturersof the Famous  CUiiAN. BLOSSOl  None bu   Union Labor    Employed  H  J    BOOTH. Prop  SHAVfS SB\THS  Haviag taken ������ver the barber shop  known as tht Ladysmith, Shaving  Parlors, Higli St., I inland, by keep  ing competent woriunen, to conduct  a lirst-clasi eBtabli������huient, and respectfully solid* your patronage.  THOMAS LEWIS  ...Dea ero In  and  'Organs ..  L adysmith, B.C  NOTICE   .  The   "partnership   existing  bef-weeij.  C. I-I. Rumming and W. E. Rtiaiming  carrying 0n   business   in. the City of  Ladysmith,     B.  C,  as  manufacturers  of carbonated   beverages,  etc.,  under  the firm name of Rumming Bros., is  hereby    clissolwd.       All   outstanding  accounts must be paid to \V. E. Rum  ming, who   will continue tho business..  unci [.-ay all accounts against the lirm..  of Rumming Bros.  C.  II. RUMMING,  \V. E. RUMMING.  Dated at _ Ladysmith this 28tb Day-r  ������i.Feb., 1906, ,        ,    , I  V  C'**-  THE DAILY LEDGER  LARGEST POWER PLANT    [INDIAN WAR CANOES  IN BRITISH COLMB1A  Vancouver, March   29���������By   building      According to  careful   savveys      the  a dam     to  a sullicient -height       to J discharge   from   thc    Liillooet      lake-s  during the  dry periods  of  the    jenr  raise the level of the water of thc  Lillooel Lakes twelve feet, the  llnrrard Power Company will be  enabled to cre-ate a storage of water so that (he' development of .*5*J,  000" horsepower during- the driest  month    of the;  year  will be   possible  This information has just developed as a result of ' a more  thorough , survey of tho lakes and  watershed by engineers in the cm  ploy of thc Power Company, which  only the other day secured a grant  of twenty-five thousand miners' inches of water on thc Lillooet rivet  practically the-whole of thc available      water     of  that si ream.  Originally tke available. horsepower (lowing from these hikes has  been estimated at twenty thousand, allotting for 80 per ('out.  efficiency. This estimate, however, not based on any system  of storages through . the , damming  lakes. Hy storing the wator in thc  lakes thirty thousand additional  horsepower will be made possiblo-  This will place this water'powiv  far in tho front rank of other powers on this coast as far as qu-in.  tity of power available is c-on-  cei-ned.   r  is seven hundred and fifty cul.ii-  feet of water per second and ih'i  location of the power house of th<*  Company is planned so that there  will be an effective head , of thro,:  hundredfeet. , During tlie recent  cold snap when nil the humidity of  the watershed surrounding the Lil.  looet lakes was as it were tied . up.  the discharge of the lakes reached  the lowest volume in many years  according to surveys made, AI  this time some interesting data .-on  ce-rning the flow from, tho lakes  was secured by the company's engineers.  The locution of tho powerhouse' of  the company, according , to ' one  or two possible plans, is,on the  bniiks of the Kanaka creek, which  runs into' tho Frasor .river som.*  two miles..to the East of "Port  Hane-y, This situation is quite  cfose to,the main line of the C.l\  It.' and if it is finally chosen a spur  coulil be run to it from thc railway at small cost, ami thc hauling 'of heavy machinery to the  powerhouse  done  very  cheaply.  Tho chojapness of, the storage of  the water in the Lillooet Lakes  is  a  striking feature     in      con  nection      with   the  plans  of the  company.  ARE ON THE RIVER  NOTICE.  NOTICE  is hereby ehen  that I  intend to apply  at the next sitting  of the License Board  of the City of  Ladysmith     B.C., for a transfer  of  the, retail liquor license now held by  been me for the premises known  as Wi La-  to" dysrnith   Hotel,   situated   on   Lot  <),  . - BJook 27, to Robt* Scott and    Alex-  naught     left     Victoria     in a special _ see  that       the   proper   ari-aiigomen'.s   c-n,jii)  were made  for  the  reception.     Pro- j f. W. MILLAR  bably  some  fishing      will   take place ] 1-y  his atty. in  fact,  tonight,        and     'al      any  rate    the -     MARGARET  A.   KEID  Dated at Ladysmith the 10th day of  Victoria,   March     20���������His       Royal   hotel,      a   messenger     having  Highness     Prince   Arthur     of     Con-   despatched  (here       hy bicycle-  train for two clays' fishing at  Cowlckan. Mr. \V. Christies, the  local manager of the C.l'.U. telegraphs, one of the chic-rs of the  local fishermen acts as piscatorial  mem or' and guide phislosopher atui  friend to     llis   Royal      Highness  while   on  the     river.     A      despatch  4^r4^rHr������'\'��������� I ���������������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� >\>\.4I'-r^fr-H"!-��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� v+'K*jK~������  X  X  %  Union  Brewing Co-  NANAIMO  flanufacturers of the  B. C.  Prince   will  be   active first  thing     in  the    morning   with   i oil   and  line.  Tl.e unexpected alteration in the  plans is a result of reports tliat  fishing   along   thc  rivor  is    not good,  March, 1906.  from     Duncans     this afternoon read.-; ( while   that,   at  the   lake     now   e-an-  They''will  make their  lake  at   the  Lake       View   tod.  not be excelled. Several fine catch  ches have recently been announced  Local sportsmen are confident that  the Prince and the noblemen who  accompany him will bring back  credit able catches The conditions  are     ideal.  It has been decidc-d (o divide tu.,  party into two sscbioin, one having  gone fo Couichan and while tlu  other remains al liuncaiis fishing >-p  thc river, Thc Indian war canoes  are stationer^ al Shnt'.nin ami Kop-  alatsca. II is uncc-rlain whether  they will be used Providing the  Prince obtain*, good fishing t>n the  tho   river   trip will ho elimina-  WILL RESUME  DIPLOMATIC  .     RELATIONS  Belgrade. March 29���������The leaders  of lhc Regicides 'will shortly be  6 placed on the retired list, thus mak  ing-' way for the resumption - of clip  lomatio. relations with Great JJri-  tain." The most prominent will bo  dc-bai'i'tnl from wearing "tho army  uniform.. As a step to. the regicides thirty of their most active  opponents will also he retired.  Since   the   assassination   of       King  -Alexander and his queen, - in 1903,  Great Uritain rhas' refused"-' to, maintain diplvmatic relations with Ser-  via because iCing IN.-tor refused to  dismiss the regicides. King 1'eter  tried several times to drive the  re-gicieles from the army and civil  lists, but up to this time the  support from their party, had been  too  strong   for him  to  overcome.  VANCOUVER  CANDIDATE FOR,*!  VANCOUVER MEDAL  Vancouver,  March 22���������There  is     a  r\m  movement  on  foot    -in   North ' Vancouver  to  obtain   a Carnegie     ined-  NEW MEN IN  CUSTOMS SERVICE  Robert Allan, of Crofton has been  appointed sub-collector of customs  at Crofton, B.C., and J. D. Fraser.  of Texadn, has received the appointment as acting collector of  Customs, with power to outer and  clear ships at, Texada. Both of  these appointments will be under  the jurisdiction';'.; of Nanaimo collection district',-.- They ,: will enter.  . in'tn tho discharge of their duties  within   a  few  days.  Both ' of the:-; gentlemen named arc  w*3ll and favorably known in Nanaimo   and. Ladysinith       and      their  many   friends  will    bo   pleased  k-now of  their appointment.  SPORT  $���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  LACROSSE.  Still Talk Professionalism.  The attempts to mal-c lacrosse professional in this section of the country continue, says the Montreal Star.  The Toronto clr.fbs, parl-icuUivfy* the  TYcumsjhs, which have doire a hud  business as professionals this year,  wnnt the Montreal and Ottawa clubs  to join thoni to mal'e up their loss*-  es. They ha-.c managed to rnlist  one Toronto newspaper, and Mr.  Koran, of Ottawa, in their cause,  al for bravery for Harry Young and arc making a vigorous cam-  of the North Vancouver .Fire Itri- .paij-n to get tho Montreal clubs into their spider's web. They are apparently not anxious for Cornwall.  Like other'senior C. L. A. teamH,  the Tornntos and Tecuinsehs are op--  cnly professional, the rules of their  association prowding for such. Thc  Tecumsch Lacrosse, cltih i.s backed by  Hal. Sol man, of the Toronto Parry  iv.ni.pany, an.I the games are played  at the island, all spectators are car-  riot on the Ferry Company's boats,  'lhe To-ronlos who play on the  grounds of the old Toronto .Lacrossu  Club, look to Hal. Beatty for sup.  port. Sonic" of tlio C. L. A. clubs  pay by the same, but with ihe To-  ronlos and Tecuinsehs salaries have  been paid weekly. Salaries range  from $-15 down per week.  Both  will  Le in  the  Senior  C.L.A.  "The prince and party arrived hero  by special train shortly after noon,  DuucaiTs was in g'ula attire, and a  hearty welcome was tendered tlu  royal visitor by local residents >,u  the-', crowded station, turned out  en limsse to do honor to t(ie occasion-  All arrangements for thc fishing  expedition have been altered. !'>������������������-  fully after lunch thc 'prince, ���������%��������� il  staff left, for Cowich.fi hil. i ->v.-r  the road, a distance of 22 miles,  and should arrive there- providing  thc road i.s in good condition, and  ant oh do not break -down, early  this evening,  hcudqunrtors  ������4++4������+++������������������������������������+.������������������������������.������ scries again this year, but plans arc  being little considered yet, pending  the annual mcctiag of thc Association on Good Friday, as ldajcrs may'  nqt.be signed before then.; The Ohip-  pewas also will pluy this year. Thc  Tecuinsehs ha\c secured nearly all  their men for this season, but the  ToroiitoK have not .been openly active yet. Thc latter dab will, it is  Lhe intention, try and develop young  players. Last year the, Tecuinsehs.  finished see-on I in the League and  thc Torc.ntos second   from 1he last.  The local clubs, all of whom have  nceii approached by the agents of the  Toronto "professional lacrossu impres-  SM.rios are fighting shy -of the a/ies-  tion, and waiting to see what the  other clubs ��������� will   do.  HILBERT  nMaessssE &  gade. A week ago Sunday the  people ol" North Vancouver were  thrown in a state of j panic by  the report that in a shuck, which  was surrounded by a bush lire at  the corner of St. Dav id and .'Jrd  streets there Was stored five tons of  powder, ��������� J'eople. fled from, their  homes and in one case a man, too  ill to walk", ..was'.wrapped in blankets  and, carried by devoted ' friends  to a  place  of safety.  Mr. Harry Young heard .of the  state of affairs and heedless or  the warning of friends broke in tho  door. True, instead of five tons  of powder he found only' one box,  but that ho carried to a place of  safety. The one box was enough  to have blown the shack and him  into unit-cognizable fragments. Every  one bclievc-d that there were five  tons of powder in thc shack and  it was under that, belief that Mr.  Young acted. lie risked his life  to save the community and "his an  tion is deserving of some recognition. His deed reflects credit ' on  himself, the' fire brigade, and on  North  Vancouver as.a  whole.  VANCOUVERITE  A DAWSON HERO  STRATHCONA  GIVES $2,500  London, March 29���������Lord 'Strath  ccna and Mount Royal, -the Canadian High Commissioner has come  to the assistance of the Hodlcian  Library of Oxford University with  a donation of $2,.*>00 to complete thc total sum necessary to so  cure the first-.photograph. of the  works of Shakespeare.. The photograph "was presented-'to the library  in , 102-1:, but was sold in 1GG1-  and since that time has -been in a  private     collection.      An    'American  to  SUNK IN THE  OPEN SEA  Odessa, March 20���������According to  orders of -Admiral Choakin, commander of the Dlac'k Sea fleet" tho  bodies of Lieut. Schmidt and his  throe companions, who were shot  on March 19, for mutiny were . exhumed last. night, taken to the  open sea and sunk. .'The authorities have issued a public order that  visits to (he burial place of the  mutineers and the placing' on the  graves 0f wreaths must cease.   o   APOLOGY HY GRAMOPHONE  The Right Reverend Mcnsignor McLaughlin, of Roscommon, found himself una-ldc, recently, to keep an appointment af, Kilteevan, irr a snbtvb  of his parish, -where he had arranged  to  preside at a concert.  One of tin. items on thc program  was a gramophone performance. For  this he .prepared a record Containing  his- apology, and the audience heard  in a well-known voice 1bc reason for  hi.s absence.  Letters from the North to Victoria contained particulars of the  burning of tho Louvre theatre at  Juneau    on the evening ol*   St. 'Pat.- collector  recently  offered $15,000    to  ��������� ;--'���������"'-. , ���������        .    , . ,   the present  owner    of the   folio, who  rick's   night      during the progress of  a dance nnd celebration of Ireland's  festival day. A number of performers, whoihatl rooms in the then  tre building ami who had , retired  eacaped only with their lives,/losing  wardrobes and nil personal property. Among those were Mr. -and  Mrs, Frank Boyd, the latter  professionally known as Alice SVildo  mere, and Florence Patterson, nl  so, an ex-Victc-rian. Two or three  women were so seriously injured  by jumping from the windows thai ;;o,000 volumes  they  are   now   in  the  hospital.  John T. Henry, a Vancouver electrician, employed In the theatre,  herocially rescued one of the: women employed in the' house, carrying her from her room after she  had been rendered unconscious by  smoke. He then returned' to endeavor to ' save several valuable  rolls of motion picture film?  ais egress   was  cut   oil      Thc  however gave the llc.dlcaii library  the 6pportunily to recover it. for  tho same amount. His offer -held  good until March :'!0. The llocl-  li-iau library, which was originally ostublisheil iu I'M 5, takes its  name from Sir Thomas Hoclley,  who collected -nn .enormous library .-{luring the latter years and  ri! e.ifab'lished (he Library in 1">'.>7-  lr.02 and presented it. to the University of Oxford. II. contains  iiver 5,000.000 printed volumes niwl  of manuscripts.   o   LULU ISLAND FATALITY  Vancouver. "March 29���������An extremely sad shooting accident, resulting  In the death of the twelve year old  son of Mr. William Walker, a ranch  or' living on Lailu Island, took place  near tho family residence on Monday morning. The boy was out gun  and!nine for musk rats. and while  fact,   creeping   up   on   some   rats   that     he  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST'MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  be  purchased at $10 per acre for soft coal   and  $20  for  anthracite.  Not more  than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company.   Royally'at the  rate    of ten cents per ton of 2,000'  pounds    shall      be. collected  on  tho  gross output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certif.cate is  granted upon payment in advance of  S7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. The fee for recording a claim  is $5.00  At least $100 must be expended '.n  the claim cadi year or paid to thr  mining recorder iu lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon haying a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the land at  SI  an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty ol -\ per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases to dredge for gold" of five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descrction of the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  late of the lease for each five miles  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2J per cent collected on the output after  it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy   of the  Minister  of   the  In  ~*erlor.  Any  Kind  of  Job  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  .   "   '   At.  THE  LEDGER  Office  SHOHB  Ist Avenue  3T  ''.-'.-"���������   W. SILER.  GENEKAL hXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY r>f  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  *  t  4*  I  ���������i  t    . rt In  British Columbia  X    Lager Beer   and Porter      Guaranteed Brew  v   ed from the Best Canadian Malt   Run   Hops  J '>-^^l^^^-H���������*f**I-f**^^^4-H^-^H��������� ���������H-M^-^--K***M-H-������-*-r^K"  t  X  [ LAC/SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  I    PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FORNITURF MOV- \  \ ED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY. 1  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  A. J/WASKET, PROP  GENERAL BLACKSMITH SHOP  Miners' Drilling Machines  MADK TO ORDER aad REPAIRED   AT, SHORT   NOTICE       DRILLS  SHARPENED  RY   US      ALWAYS     GIVE   SATISFACTION.   PICKS HANDLED A    ND REPAIRED   -S II 1 P S M I T III N (Y     IN   ' \ L L   T T'S . B R A N C HES  Horseshoers and Genem! Blacksmith?,   .  R. WRIGHT  Buller Street   -     -   -     -  ladysmith, B C  *      LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY.  David Johnson  LADYSniT  *  ������-+'������**������*������'*������***������������������;*#*#i*-  ; PHONE 66  ^.���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������������������������^���������^���������������*.*f  ataaam  tXPRESS  LIGHT TEAMING  WjjI aril 3������rc r'jr Jil*  SEOR J.   KEMP. OR  LEAVE'   ORDEKft  MTU    I    ,  - W. CARTER,-  I'JRST  AVENUE  PHONE      G 0  J. PIERGY & GO.  Manufacturers Of.���������  IRONCLAD    BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  tliat he bad perished in the  was not discovered until the progress of the flames bad been checked aiid firemen' stumbled upon tlio  body.  fire   spied,   dropped   the  g-u-n. which   went.  Sinjrleton.*���������Have you decided what  you are going to call the i������aby, old  man? Wedderton.���������Certainly,   I'm  Adoring Grandmother���������Isn't he a  lovely child?  Calm Visitor-���������Yes, he's a nice little baby-;���������  Adoring Grandmother {interrupting  ���������And     so intelligent!      He just lies  ��������� going    to     call him just   what  my, there all day and breathes and biricath-  wife names him. es and breathes.  olT and the contents lodged in the  boy's arm and chest.. Medical aid  was summoned. ��������� but as he was suffering terribly, i t was decided to  bring him into the city to St.  Paul's hospital. ITo arrived here  in a rleliiiotis condition and \ery  won k from loss of blood.. The  Khock proved .too rrre-al, and despite all care the little sufferer parsed away this 11101-11100;, The funeral arrangements have not i yet  heeu made,  EXCELLENT  Train Service  BETWEEN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL. QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  Anil tlie rrlnclpnl IIurIiicbs Contera of  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, NEW YORK AND  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS. |  For Tlmo Tables, .-.tu., ndiSresa  CEO. W. VAUX,  Assistant Gen'l Passenger nnd Ticket Agent,  135  Ao������Ms  ST., CHICAGO, III.  A   FAVORITE   REMEDY   FOR  BA1  HI ES  It's   pleasant      taste    and   prompt  cures have made Cbam;l prl-ain's Cough  Remedy a favorite with the mothers  of small    chihlivri.     It quickly cures  their coughs    and colds  and prevents  any  danger     of  pneumonia or   other  serious     cr.nsea;unices.       Tt not only  cures croup,   hut  when  given as  soon  as lho croupy cough appeal's will pre  vent  lhe attack. For sale by La  dysmith Pharmacy.  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  VICTORIA, B. C.  NOTICE  Prom this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on ������  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.   I.   EXPLORATION &  DEVEL  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria. B. C. May  18th. 1901.  HAY, GRAIN and  FARM PRODUbf  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lo ���������-  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'.*', oa *"k������  Eiplanadj.  iJamn Warnoclr  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WATER WORKS  Consumers are requested to call at   the office     on   Roberts   Street ft���������d  pay Water    Rotes, between the JOth   and the 25th of each m,-.th.  Office Hours I P. M. 4.30  I.) BLAND  SUPERINTENDENT.  Public  Notice  Attention Is called to the   fact that tha  | Ogilvie Flour Hills Co,   Limited  makers of  ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR.     hare for some timu  past been producing flour ln a   Tastly  improved and pirlfl*-" form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  ������nd having secured control of    all the basic patents rclatlni thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising  the public  that any  orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes will he pro-  ���������ecuted. ,  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Lfmitad  are tha    only    millers in Canada whose   Flour  is purified by the Electric Process  <<s!*^mfr9emm%fgm  '..->*1*S5-V  DAY SCHOOL.  Unual   subjects   taught;  also  Ladysmith Temple No.  5 R.*  lan. Sisters meets at the Oddfellow*;  guage**, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  I.Adysmith. B   O.  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reaso  able ratea.  RESIDENCE AND ".OFFICE  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPEN IT. Ali, HOURS.  2nd   and   4th  Tuesday   at   '  Mrs.  Kate Tate secretary.  l.i.U  .- a.  UNITED   ANCIENT      ORDER   OF  DRUIDS  Wellington  Grove  No.  4 U.  A.  0.  I)  Meets in the TOO .F. Hall, La  ilysmith, the Second and Fourth  IVednesdays of each month, commencing Wednesday, 13th., 1905.  Vis'tiDg Druids arc invited to attend.  By_ Order.  WM. RAFTER, Reef Secty.  PATRICK BURK, N. A, THB    DAILY    tKr^f'W  Local Items  x   .tor ^ sale    ^  Twelve Head of Cows and  Milk Route.  Apply  P. Q.  Box 99.  f San Francisco���������The state, supremo  court has rendered What practically  is' a final decision irr the celebrated  Dunsmuir estate case. Arr order of  the superior court which prevented  the distribution of the estate of millionaire Alexander Dunsmuir is annulled, 'and the'probate of the will,  which left the-bulk of the- -property  to nis brother, James Dunsmuir will  now be completed. Under this latest decision ��������� of the supreme court,  i-Edn'a    Wallace     Hopper    and   other  One  Dollar  buys  six  Cabinet  Photos.       A    Stylish,      but inexpensive  Photo, the Manhattan Panel, $1-00 !c.laimants will not receive the share  per do/.. Stamp Photos, 25c. One'of the estate for Which thev have  woek^Schenck,  the Photographer.     I t.0Il{ ended '       -  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  Mr. J. w. Coburn, of Nanaimo;  came down on business this morning.  Miss Tucsz    left    on  tho  train on a. visit -down  thc   line.  FALSELY  ACCUSED;  \, -     KILLS  HERSELF  Hartford,   Ky.,   March   2!).���������  Trudy  1 Ford, who drowned herself yesterday  l.eeaiise    of    a charge  made  ..gainst  iher  that she had stolen property and  niqrning   money-from,'her'roommate,  vvas   un-  ' justly      accrse-i.       The    watch   and    /,'clothing   she was supposed  to    have  , The Spinsters are preparing dilig- taken were found today, as well as  'ently for the convention to be held ���������? 10 (hat Was mi.-sing with them,  in the Opera House on  owning.  f  DERBY  SHOE  For Men  PlWfi  EBEgEF*  ���������    ���������  We have the most beautiful Pattern Hals in town. This is a broad  Statpnn!, but if you doubt it, visit  us anil ���������- convinced of correctness  of our Gtylss ===���������   L^  ~-n-im&&S!*KM  SSeSSSi  1���������nriT'i -- -  Travel i  Saturday   Thev   were  recovered -by   the  woman  I with whom she hoarded  and- who, it  Miss Hall, of Vancouver, who bus  been visiting in town, left, on the  morning  train.  Don't miss the Spinsters'    Convention   on Saturday  night.     There will  be a  lot of clover local hits.���������Opera  ���������House,   Saturday night.  Mr. R. Allan came up from Crolton  on  the nooiij train.  Dr.  Dier can be found at any tire  at his oflice on Gatacre st. .His   de:-  i  tal   work   is  giaranteed  to  be first  ', st 1  class and rates reasonable  The   prices   of  admission    for     the  "Thoroughbred   Tramp"   on    Monday.'  night,   vvill   be:  Rcservod  seats    75c-  C-.enc.ixl admission 50c,   Children  25c.  Mr. Ilalliday, who has been employed for some time in thc Ladysmith Lumber Co.'s yards,- leaves  shortly  for Alert Bay.  now   also -appeafs,���������was   really     ns  'ponsible'for   the indignity,  heaped up  ���������'oil- the ydiing" school girl.'-    '������������������;  j   So   strong   is   the  feeling-  here that j  as soon as   these facts became known J  'a  petition  vvas circulated,,calling  for  a.'.'mas-''me-eting.    This was held  and  strong���������tJCo'rirtciiuiatiori' resolutions     ad-  01 ted.     There  is some  talk  of     cri-  niirral prosecution. '-  A    letter    of     -M-iss Ford' to   her  s veetheart told the mental anguish  of:which "she Was the victim. ' It said  in part: "I will end my life rather  than have a false charge brought up  against ine. 1 am innocent, as Co'l  is  in j'judge.     1  have been  a    loyal  Have you 'tried them?~!f  not you don't know what  you are missing���������^They  are admitted by all to  be the Best Wearing  and Most Stylish Boot  sold anywhere-Ask your  friends about them���������We  have distributed Hun-  dreds if pairs of them ������  to people who come in I  and say, "I wart apsir \  of Derby Sfeca^'- They {  kiiow f  M- L- MASTERS  Nanaimo's  Leading Milliner.    Commercial  St.,    NANAIMO,  B.  C.  Next door to Jas. Hirst���������Our Grocer-  Every tadyamith lady spending $5.00 will iiat'e her fare returned to har  ���������!Sffi3E^SZ!SSr2^'JS!B&i&������^a������^3!ill5.  WM.   tUUNSIE,   President     J. W.  COBURN', Managing Director.  Telephane -1-fi.  The Ladysmith Lumber Co. Lid.  MILLS    AT   FIDDIOK   AND   LADYSMITH-     ,      ii ^**~  SHinsglssiis a ������3p-eciQ������ty  .MANUFACTUH KRK  OF   1  Rough j������is<l Dressed l-'ii* usul {Ji'tliiv ILmnbovs  LATHS,   SHINGLES,   -\10 CLDIXGS,      ETC.,     of    tnc   BEST  QUALITY SEASONED.      AND    DRIED     FLOORIXCi.S      AND  -FINISI 1,1 Ml   LUMIJIOR IN   STOCK  girl since I 'have, entered school and  have been true to my Maker and t0  myself., I die with this , sentiment  ringing in my curs. God is mcrei-  fi;l and., just., Death is'sweet al this  hour..'and on such occas'ons. -  .-...PRUD."  ^.^^.���������������.^. ���������**%���������***.-������-���������**-���������**>������ **���������  ^ ���������������.���������%.���������%.-*. ^.-tt.**.-*    m ������������.-������,-*5������-%. -���������������-������������������������%���������**���������������*���������������**. -*.**.-*������.*������,,������-%. ���������m.'%.'*'^*a.  Walters &  Akenhead  ORDERED TO BURN  PASSENGERS ALIVE  TIM  SCLTAX'S   IIOUHV.    -    ' thousand  of his ow������, and  wi-re     the  "JTis  Majesty,  of Turkey is out:     rf [contents  of his stables   to be    added  tire most  wor.iod  sovereigns  in    Eu-  We keep a L^rge Assortment of the follov/ing goods  ^������.-%.<������. *V*������.-������***������.-������-������.-������.-%***������'������^%.'^������.-*--*.������.  TRUNKS  SUIT CASES  TELESCOPES  CLUB BAGS  TRAVELLING! RUGS  SIMfN LEISER & CO. Ltd.  GATACRE. ST  lARY&MlTH  z&&a������&ss&&s&*m  to those  ot the Sultan's.coach/ hoiusui  rope or   out of  it.    lie lilies case ?,.,  reace.    but  the  times   wil'  let    lain 1  have  irene of either.     Lil-c    most  of  his  brother    sovereigns,    \\2  n.ir-   bis  hobbies.     Amongst other thi ij,s     be  is an   indefatigable collector of   c:u-  m-  The   Spinsters'  Contention,     which  takes  place tomorrow night,  is   not,  as seems to   be generally supposed an  entertainment  for thc  fair sex  only.  Those     insignificant creatines  l.nown  to the  opposite sex as  ,'JVLEN" will  be admitted.  tho    lords    of    creation,    especially,   or.idb '''charged-    against  the 'so-called ' PcK-atello says the place is now used  those  who  are at present     ignorant   il!ier   circle of Hhc ..'Western ��������� Fulcra- Jas a stable and Adams is dieting up  of the  delights of "curtain lecture.''   .;.-,,;  nf Minptc   w-ic- r-ni.-Ai   in  pn ���������'. 1   ',1       n <���������   ���������   j. . ,-.  **��������� ..;",-���������   lion 01   .uintrs, was  lai-in  10 1 o_ai-   i],e    fioor    tQ  fltu[   -|ie  caclie.      One  fcobwiy    should    fail  to attend     the   el!o, today to  dig up a  lot of mater- '  jBoise,    March 30.���������  Steve    Adams,-was  detailed  on  without   tailing  one  of   the-mm who  have  confessed   nocent people's lives.  the resultant sale would beggar half  the eiiiio-hiinling millionaires of the'  age.  'Phc Spinsters' Con'.cnticn on   Sat  tit-clay  night    will   be very    dircrent,  riages.     When  he chess,   or tales     to jiruni th?- ordinary dry and uniiitercst-j  motoring;,   there   will   be 1 five  or    sivjmg  conventions.     It is  full of  inno-  luindred   iiiteicsting  vehicles    in     ill.- j.c-iit  fun  and  mirth,  and   you   should  inarli-'t.     If  the  Sulta.11  is  a   eollec-   not  miss   it,  lor of carriages,  llu-  Em; cror of .Japan  may   l.e classed us a collector of  horses.        He   keeps     two    or   thicc  W. G. Fraser  Mr.   I.  Could  went down to  Co'.vi-  chan fishing this morning.  It will  be amusing to 'their;connection with crimes  in Col-      A  special to  the Statesman      from  creation,    especially,   or.idb"char-Jed���������    against- the'so-called   Pos.i  Spinsters'  Convention.  SALMON'S .SWEEPSTAKE  For Salmon's Grand National  Sweepstal-e licl-ets held by six Ladysmith peoi'le bought fiom Mr. T.  "Stewart, have drawn h..rses. ;'Hi.*  mmiLers are 213, 295, 21!), 217, 230,  and 221.  The  drawing took place in Victoria yesterday.  Mr. J. W. Ccbu-rn- managing director of thc Nanaimo and Ladyis^vith  Lum>ber Companies, was in town this  morning. Mr. Coburn says the companies mills are all running steadily, and daily large orders for lumber arc being placed with them. The  lumber trade is very hciDhy ;,nd the"  island mills will be kept running  lo their full capacity for months  ahead, the demand for lumber cut on  the is-land   being very  groat.  ,   ,        ���������      ,,.���������-,., glass  stopper has  been   found    winch  ia! -designated as Greek tire  which he ,  'claims to have  buried  there late     in"A'la,ns lhinKs 1)do,l-s 1o one of   the  the summer of 1.903.    '  small bottles. Me says he tool; the  skill to Poe-atello. in a canvas teles-  co*e and threw that behind the mill  when he had buried the bottles. The  owner of the building J. C. Wetter,  it js nlle-ge-d, found the telescope exactly 'where Adams says he placed  it.  1 Miss Penelope Gertrude Dojlitlle,  1 will report on the matrimonial niar-  jl'ei outlook at the Spinsters' Conven-  The Ladysmith Opera Mouse will-  offer' for its Mondiiy night (April 1)  attract ion "A Thoroughbred Tramp"  A crisp, sensational comedy, redolent with the clang humorous adventures  of   a gentlcniiinly  hobo.  T. Rt.sli Thompson is the person  around, whom the entire action of  the play  re'-'ol es.  "A Thoroughbred' Tramp" promises  to be one of the fun shows of the  .season. ���������'���������   '  of   iiaiocoht  passenger's  and  did  use this dope.  BURIED   THE   DOPE.  Notwithstanding the fact that this  hell   lire,  or "Pcttibcne-dope,"     was  securely  sealed   in   bottles,   he    fiKind  i  Ladysmith Temple .No. 5, Rathl.onc   that it was smelling strongly,   so, ho  Sisters,   intend   giving a supper    and   io >k the    telescope containing     these  dance  on   the .night of  Easter     Mon- j bottles  of  explosives  along  the  rail-  day,   April   10th. st.      road  track a little distance cast     of   ��������� Pocitello. ���������,    '     .  Detectives MaParland .and ThiL*,  Go,-. Crooding, Warden Whitney, of  li'e poriiteiitiary, Traveling Guard  Kc.-jbin-s, and two newspaper men,  we.e in the party:  Adams,  in his coufessicn.,  stated he  was sent by Haywood ami   VI oyer to  Poeatello   (0  inlereej t  a   .-.irload    of  ncuunion  men  being S2iit from. Cocur  cl'Aleiies   to  Colorado.  TO   KILL   TUl-yvi   ALL. ., (1      .,  tion,   in   tlie  Opera   House  Ife was,  he says,  directed   to   k-ill   nj���������b^  thr: entire  lot  and  exicctod   to do so      '  with the  Greek  lire.     This  was     to 1  lie   throwrr     -into, tlie car, where    it ,  vvo.ild    imined-iatcly    cn,v clop     every- i f%  thing with a fire that  nothing would | | |  e.vt'nguish.    He had two quart   bot-j. *vW  tic s  and   three  small  ones.  On arriving at Pocatello, Adams  ni-id.3 some in-.-'uiries relative to the  supposed "scabs" that were to p������ss  tihiotigh, but so far as In- could  learn if there were any being trans-  pe-r:od through the town, they were  scattered in through the cars, therefore, he concluded he would not take  any  chances in   burning  up  a     train  not  RINGS BROOJHES  WATCHES PICTURES  BOOKS       FOUNTAIN PENS  FREI  We will'give you the . bove articles if you  return us  \A/hIto  Swan   Soap  Merchant Tailor,  {   . ' (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call eerly and  / 1  get your choice  Saturday  ���������=M**iJT*t.*r,j^n-^aJiCJ*i"J'j������r^,=<y^^,TJ^JJ^^^,Tt*t*wr������; Bo-*pa-e-.-i���������j^fXTn-i'  Arri-  ���������ON-  8, C, SOAP WORKS,- VICTORIA  STOVES!  -M���������      STOVI-5!  We  are making HEATERS  and RANGE������ of the Latest Styles  anel Newest Patterns  We do all kinels of  Foundry and Repair Work���������Nickel Plating  in all itc branches, a Specialty  "jUtiMIFH IRON & SilvTwuRKS Co.Ltd  Phon������   sj "     ��������� - P* O. Box 42  ������jiiissa'a*i**iS***t*'S%Aii'->iiS'^^^^^  , APR. 2  Elmer Walters'  AT  THE.' AI1ROTSKORI).  ,C.  G.   Ferris,  Tae-onia.  .Jas. Adam, City,  Eel.   If.   .Jones,   City.  W.  A:  Wit am,   Vancouver.  lie then wont to. Ogderi and sui.se-  fpn-f.iilly came buck to Denver and reported to Mover, Haywood and IVU  tobone that it vvas simply impossible   for  liim   lo   execute   the   work he  ���������^-.2"-  'jiiiamMssiEii^mitsi^m^^&^ssa/i^ii-j  CAKES        . CAKES  CAKES   ~~~~  In Four Acts  SPECIALTIES Between  tlie Acts  SOHKHK  Our Plumbing and Tiasmithiog Dept  is now under the management of  Mr. \A/*^������ Spence,.  A Thorougly:Competent Man'-.  i  II l!  New Shipment of Cakes   to hnnd���������  Assorted Sandwiches, Strawberry Wafers.  Cocoanut Bars, Jelly Fingers, Apple  Blossoms, Malta    -    -    -  Molasses Snaps, Fresh and Crisp  3  LJbs.  25c.  ADMISSION  Reserved ��������� Seats,   75c.  Gilt.  Admission  5-flc  Children,   25   cents.  NOTICE.  A meofiri;!; will be held in D. Nicholson's hriildiuff, First Avenue, on  .Saturday evening at 7 o'clock of  all persons desirous of having a  co-op-era live store established in this  c-ity.  SS^S^^SSS^S!O^S^SSSS^SBSamsr&  jfylair & Adam  IADYSMITH HOTEL   BAR  Having la'<en over the bar-room of  the aiiove hotel, we intend to run a  first-class, up-to-date establishment,  and in soliciting the patronage of  our friends and tlu public in general,  wc guarantee good   treatment   to all.  imniiiii d PLunoino   D������*n������ at   Reasonble Pricts  J. ANDERSON  Leav������ ordwb  ai  r������terso������'s Furn  lure store, 01   leler-hune No.  S3.  ���������JUST  ARRIVED���������  .   ���������A���������    .  Fine Assortment  01  ���������noxES vOF���������  WRl'TINQ PAPER  .    ���������AT-,.  .       -  KNIGHTS' '^vm-  AFFLICTEIJ   riITU   RliEUMATISMJ  "I V21 ai-.i a* yet afRcted with  vheumsitistn,"' ������������y������ Mr. J. C.-Uayue,  editor of th* ll������rald, Addington, Indian T.*rritorj.. ���������**������������ thanl-s to Chain  hcrlain'i- Paifc lialmam able once  mora to att������������# 1������ business. It is the  best    of     lifljnja**ts." If troubled  with rheum������t������������������ . ������iv������ Tain Balm a  trial and yd������ i������t certain to be more  than pleased *-.th the prompt relief  which, it afforofc On������ application rc-  Iieve������ the pak rV 'sale hy Ladysmith  Phaimac-..  , After this date thc price for bread  delivered at my Customers' houses  will be FIVE CENTS per loaf��������� 20  loaves for a dollar. My read is  guaranteed the best made. Shops  run by white help should receive  white peoples' patronage so loiijj as  they are properly conducted. 1 solicit a trial as your Baker.  C. R. DOCILE.  THE WELLINGTON BaKER\  __ o^   Smoke Little B. Cigars.  -*  I have just received a shipment  of  Hills  High Grade  ENGLISH TOBACCOS  and  CIGARHIFS  al'.'-;he   DRUGSTORE  M. U SIfSSPSOl  Solicitor,   Bto.  fa   Loan  1st. Aver.u?  LAWS Ml H  W  '3&5g22mS3S3B  Wc have just received     from the ( East  a large   shipiuent of  LADIES'- HAND BAGS  riiey arc the NEATKST BACJS  wo have 1(cvor  shown  and   of  . ���������     .       ��������� ' '1  LATEST   FASHION. -  PRICES FROM $1 to $5  Call   in   in id  See  Them  the  A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  (VlARKET latelyj   run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL LINE OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  .   , PORK AND SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY  A Trial Solicitd  A.  HOWE,  PHONE 20  R. Scott  A. Smith  Proprietors.  B. FORCIM/IER  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,   OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    X   X   X      Ladysmith,  B. C  5. ROEDDNG  Orders  Promptly   Executed  LADYSMITH  *     **    y     ������  ���������j  J


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