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Array zsjr^ayMr fail mjs  tmrnsmsm-.  'x-1iu\^ffiii,vJi',UP^r^'^fA%  DUNCANS &  LADSYfllTH  LADYSMITH  & DUNCANS  -vfTfr  -4955=  f^,  VOL,.  2,  MONDAY,  MAY  1,   1905:  FRENCH PRESERVE NEUTRALITY  Naval Division is Mobilized  for This Paf  pose  .HINTS IN MINI- TWENTY-FIVE  TOBA        I     IMMIGRANTS  Are Crowding Every Place,  Abundant Crops Now  Promised  Winnipeg  Ministers Com-iBy w������rm  Rains and the  ing West to Att ltd  Synod  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Saigon, May 1 .-���������The I Russian squadron  is  lying, off Port Dyct  (forty  miles north of Kamranh Bay) and in  Biiihkang Bay  (near  Kamranh Bay)  outside the territorial waters.   Russian, German ano British transports  are off Cape St. James, near Saigon,  and in the Sai-gpn River.   The French,  naval division has been mobilized  to  preserve neutrality in French waters.  COMING TO VICTORIA.  Winnipeg,  Man. May 1.���������Rev.   Dr.  Bryce went today to Victoria, B.C.,  for "the purpose of attending the Synod of British  Columbia and Alberta in connection with. Manitoba College     matters.    Rev.   Dr. _Milli'gtin,  moderator of  the general sescmbly,,  is also on his way to be present   at  this Synod.  CHINESE FREEMASON DEAD.  I  Seattle, Wash., May 1.���������Chin Jun  Yuen, one of the highest freemasons  iu America, died last Sunday at Juneau. The body has arrived in Seat-  rle and is in charge of the Bonney-  Watson Company. The Oriental was  well known /among local Chinese, and  $7 had been one of the most prominent  >! members of the local lodge of freemasons.  Chin Jun Yuen was in charge    of  Chinese workmen at Juneau. He was  l>>   57 years of age at the time of   his  ",y  death.   An effort to find his relatives |  Increase in Prices all  Encourage Ranchman  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Winnipeg, Man. May h.-^ain is  falling* throughout Alberta. Agricultural prospects are the best in many  years, and farmers are jubilant.  Ranching is much stimulated      by  thc sudden advance in cattle to four  cents  for export.    The stream      of  western immigration has become   so  heavy   that difficulty  is  experienced  ati different points  in  carijhg  for all  the    immigrants.   Many homesteads  are being  taken  up and real  estate  purchases in large bodies are numerous.    Trade conditions  generally are  improving.  STRANGENESS  OFROBERTS  In a Single Week 25,000  People Will Arrive in  New York  EX-SUPERINTENDENT IN  JAIL  B. S. Scott, Formerly of the  Washington Life, Arrested  : nuAifa  Jul.  PRICE FIVE CENTlT*  NAN NTPU IN iS- THE DOWNFALL y  this Rate of Nearly 100,- He is Alleged to Have De  000 a Month Will Continue Some Months  (Associated  Press  Despatches.)  New York, May L���������On twenty-two  frauded Company of  $i 0,000  (Associated Press Despatches.)  New   York, May.  1.���������B.  S. Scott,  steamships due to arrive, in port this  formerly superintendent of tlio Wash-  week from     Great Britain and  the    ���������nSto-1  LiftJ Insurance Society, is iu  continent are thc biggest crowds cv-   L*������������������ow street jail.   He came      from  er scheduled to arrive in such a per-   ���������Ii"-<-lP-'ia several  years  ago     and  iod of time.   It numbers nearly 25,-   Was stopping at an hotel irr 7th Av  (WO.       All    necessary arrangements    onuh *hcn officials of the Washington-  , ,    ,     ,,   . . Life  learned   that' he  vvas   in town.  have been made for their prompt re  Both Site and Her Attorneys are Confident the  .:/Charge'.Will Fail.-'  .Nan,Say* She Has Spoilt  Her Last Sunday in the  Toombs  New York, may L���������Nan Patterson  probably will know her, fate "within  30 hours. Today there remained only the* closing scenes in the trial to  be enacted,- That there would be no  defense had already been announced  before the court reconvened today.  Her ciuisel was, satisfied that the  ", state has signally Tailed in its ef-j  forts     to  prove   that she  murdered  Mr.   Anguirff   Says it was Re^  suit of the Minister's 0 Opposition to Manchurian Plans  Warsaw is Again   the   Scene of  Bloodshed, in Conflict with  s and Workman  An order of arrest  was obtained  by  the company's  attorneys  and Scdt?t  was placed in jail  in default of $5,-  000 bail.    The agent left the employ  of   the   Washington   company       last  m  J-  m  9%  VI  London, Eng.���������The followers of Evan Roberts, the Welsh revivalist, are  concerned at the strange change that  has come over his disposition since  his week of retirement and silence.  He isrno longer the exhuberant young  man who made the buildings in  which he spoke ring with laughter.  His nights and days of prayer and  introspection have aged him greatly  and changed his brightness into  something approaching ascetisism,  and his addresses are ndw" marked  by strange outbursts of feverish excitement.   One of the most extraor-  Nl  in Seattle revealed the fact that allj 1in.ar?. ������n_c������de.nts,o-������-_is-mission" oc-  the     Chinamen  here are his  "cousins."     The term simply means    his  *m' friends.  '1-  "\      Yuen's funeral   will   be  held  some  \-?  time this week,  and  will be one of  "V  W  ������> the largest ever held  in Seattle.   It  \y has been more than a year since     a  r^f   Chinaman was  buried  here with full  |;'   honors of the Chinese Masonic lodge.  The     place from where the funeral  will  be held has not i been selected,  but it is probable that the principal  part of the ceremonies will be held  f in   the.'street near  the Chinese joss  * house o.T'Main street.  '     The'preparation pf the ,body of the  .Chinaman for burial  is one of       the  jjfc most important   features of the fun-  f eral service.   A message .to some im-  l& mortal  is written on  parchment and  'M.placed in the shoe of the dead  man..  X/Money is also put into thc coffin to  | pay his way across  to the      other  i world. The body is clad in the  .jcostliesl of raiment. Money is not  ^spared in the preparation of thc re-  ['mains.  j'j"   The ceremonies  of the funeral ser-  l vice  resemble" somewhat an old-fash-  Mohed  wake.   Every kind of Chinese  indelicacy is cooked.  A  pig is roasted  j*-! whole and is taken to the grave with  Jfthc   casket.    Following   the  funeral  ^procession is a wagon load of small  l^bits of,/*papcr.   Each bit of paper is  i'/torn ^in the centre, aud.it is the :be-  |?jjjlief of    the Chinaman  that  the evil  inspirit -has to  pass   through  each  of  |y'Uie holes before it can ovcrta-kc   the  Mi'eatl  man.   The  bits  are strewn  on  jv'i.he ground as  thc funeral procession  Impasses along.     There will be Chinese  f'hiiisic  in  plenty at  the funeral,  for  [v'uiise,  the Chinese, believe, will scare  lliway  the devil.  <*���������  BANK  NOTES  SHOW UP.  fa, OST  Ifjf Eighty-four years ago there -was/  Considerable agitation as to the advisability of the Bank of England issuing a .������1 note, mid the directors  )')ad four specimens printed.  $ But they were never issued, and  [trt'ero put away in the archives of  '���������he bank. Very ,soon afterwards two  of thc four notes mysteriously disap  teired. Every effort was made to  /race them, but in vain.  S A few days ago, however, says a  v^spalch from London, the two notes  ,'^-ere brought to jtbe Daily Mirror of-  jc^ce. The slory of their discovery af-  fcv the lapse of eighty-four years is  M interesting one. A man offered  Hem ��������� for sale at Mr. O'Hara's curio  "top in Euston Road, and the curio  ^aler, having bought them for 12s.  i'v. apiece, sent, his assistant to pre.  ���������!Jit them u( the bank.  |*i;The cashier stared at  them iu  nazc-rnent, exclaiming,   "They're not  circulation."    One  of   the  governs   examined  them  and   recognizer!  taem ,as the Long-lost notes. The authorities  wished  to  keep  them,    but  lit-.   O'Hara would, not    submit  to  curred- this week at    Blaenanerch in  Carmarthenshire which place he suddenly     and unexpectedly decided   to  visit after resting for a period at his  home    at  Lo.glior.        At the    commencement of the service he accused  a youth  iu the gallery of mock   cry,  and then broke do*wn in agonized sobbing.   Three boys thereupon rose ana  "con fossil rt"  bitv the musdoneiv   declared that the mocker was not   one  of the three.    Later another strange  incident occurred.    "The  missioner's  soul,"  to quote an observer, "seemed steeped     in agony,"  because    he  said a man in the chapel  was   deny  ing the     Divine inspiration of     the  Bible.     Nobody rose to confess, and  after an interval of the greatest tension Mr. Roberts     leaped up sayinb,  "God has revealed the name and  the  age of the man.    He is twenty-three.  Oh,  Lord  forgive.'"   A  few   minutes  later,  the evangelist smiled joyfully,  for,   he said,   the man had     changed  his views and there was no need  for  him      to confess  publicly.     Mr.   Roberts, after speaking briefly  .against  the sin scepticism, startled nis hearers     by declaring that there was    a  man present who had committed   sacrilege.   This created a   painful sensation, which was brought to an end  hy the missioner saying that the man  ���������mist  make three-fold  restitution  and  confess     to his   church.       Later he  threw out a challenge to     one   who,  he said,  doubted  the  revelation     of  God  in the Scriptures.     If  the scriptures were false, then might he,  (the  missioner) be removed; if true,   then  might     the doubter    suffer removal.  Nothing of miraculous nature happened,  but  the evangelist,  who  by  this  time had  worked himself up  into     a  state of great excitement,  concluded  a memorial service by predicting terrible  times  which  the people   would  understand a month hence. The   Rev.  Tudor   Jones,   Unitarian   minister   of  Swansea, discussing     the nature    of  Mr. Roberts' recent utterances, in an  interview,   said:  "I cannot find that these fits of  Jlr. Roberts' have taught hiia many  of the virtues found in the gospel. I  think that the supernatural pretensions which the past few weeks have  revealee? will do more harm to religion than any good the revival may  have done."  A strange ...ciclent occurred at St.  Ge'rgeVs Hall ballad concert on Wednesday evening. According to the  programme an entertainer named Mr.  Ash-lyn stood up, and to his audience  Mr. Ashlyn said: "Ladies and gentlemen. I am unable to give my us--  rial entertainment; the fact is I have  recently been converted to God at  the Albeit Hall mission and I feel  that my life must be spent not in  amusing people who arc, many of  them, orr thc road Jbo hell, but in the  service of the Saviour  who  died   for  ceival as any detection would tax  the facilities of the immigration station far be>oad its limit. Figures.  for the week which has just closed  were close to 22,000. It is provable March, when he brought suit in. Ore-  that the total immigration for this g0n, alleging that the Company owed  spring will far execed any previous him many thousand dollars. The  year* ' company alleged  that he owed $.10,-  000, and started a suit for it. Scott  refused  last night at thc jail to talk  about thc case.    President John Tat-  ler, of     thc  Washington  Life Insurance Company., said at his-home that  the issue     was an involved one and  that it was impossible to  tell     exactly how much Scott owed the company     because there were so many  matters  at issue, and so much confusion.   He declared that Scott's accounts j were much involved.  I    A    despatch     from Portland, Ore.,  ,says:    Blair  T.  Scott,  under arrest  ' at- New York, suddenly resigned from  the employ'of  thc Washington    Insurance     Company about, six weeks  ago,  giving as  his  reason  that the  .Company  was  seeking to alter* -its  contract-with1 him an I refused     to  I pay-him a large sum ?of money which  he claimed was due him.   He     also  (stated     that pending settlement he  I was   withholding   certain   funds     of-  Wori comes from  Union  that   some   the  Company.    Scott   left  Portland  Indians who were passing in a canoe,   soon afterwards  for  New York,,   for  shot  what  is beleived to hive     been   the purpose of,  he said,  securing ant-he wild man of   Vancouver   Island,   adjustment of the matter.  The man  was entirely  without    any  clothes aiid  was taken for  a bear by  the Indians.    Upon being hit, he ran  howling into the woods and a   close  search for his body was fruitless.  St.  Petersburg,  May  L-M.   Angu-   or, pointing out "that Russia's o.cu-  irff,-formerly  an  assistant of      M.  ! Pation of'Manchuria and Korea v_s  Witte, president of the committee of 'bound to lead to protest and eveita-  hiinisters, undertakes the defence of ',&UY io war-  Caesar. ��������� young,   her lover,   (hey said;'his former chief "against the charges I   Warfaw',   May ���������   ���������������������������-Three persons  and-.vvero content  to stand nr, fallKv   n,���������ru,       '   ���������  ���������'��������� J were killed and many were wounded  ;u, e-ont-crrt,. ro sianti or, ran ,-.>    t]ial he vvas in any manner respons -   ;n  ��������� f.nnfi;���������i   i ,���������������������������  -u,-      ������  what  evidence  had  been submitted.   ',,��������� ,    ���������,,   \r   '        . , ' ;,n a C01]flict heie this afternoon   be-  The defendant agreed  ftillv  with-her j be������'    h������ Manchunan 'adventure or : twreen  troops and workmen at     the  attorneys' and expressed the  firmest  ithe  everits which  brought  on      the  .corner of Helasna and Jerosohinska  faith ' that -her. troubles  were  rapidly  Hearing an eiid.  "J fuel that I have spent my last  Sunday in the Tombs',", she. said .today, ���������/while ready .t-o go ito-court.  "Tomorrow I vvill go home, I want  freedom."  war.   On the contrary, Mr.  Angnirlf  streets.  proves, by means of hitherto unpub-I T-ie removal of religious disabili-  Irshed documents, that M. Witte jp- ties by the Imperial decree enabled  posed the Manchurian plans  through-   the old  believers of Moscow to cele-  out     in the. most energetic-manner,  intimating in  fact that  it was really his opposition to the schemes   in  the Far East, which led to his down  brate Easter in their churches - of \he  Rogoshk .quarter.   The altars,  which  had  been closed for 49   years,  were  unsealed in the presence of the auto-  Victoria  B.C., May 1.���������(Special)-  Mr. John Hilbert, an ex-Mayor of  Nanaimo, i.s visiting relatives in tSii-s  city. Mr. Hilbert . is making his  home in San Jose, California a,t pies  <nt. He is now engaged with thc  Oregon Nursery Co., handling their  goods for this section. Mr. Hilbert  is a bright, well-informed man that  it is a pleasure to meet.  VICTIM OF  YELLOW FEVER  (Associated Press Despatches.)  New York, May 1.���������A despatch received  here  from Panama  announces  the death there from yellow fever.of  Chief    Architect  Johnson,- attached  to the canal staff.   lie vvas  formerly  CHICAGO STRIKE  SITUATION  Policeman Dies   From Injuries Received in  Recent Riot  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Chicago,  Ills,  May  1.���������May      Day  dawns on Chicago with every indication of labor peace, except for ���������' the  garment      workers     and  teamsters'  strike.  A  similar condition has not  existed since  1886.   All   the  building  trades,   representing more  than  30,-  000 workers, iijcgin work today under  new. agreements;  a few  with  slightly  higher wages and  nearly all       with  some     concession in working conditions.  Tho several thousand bakers and  the master bakers association reached  an  agreement  and  signed       last  fall as-finance minister. - M. Anguirff 'erats; Many jirecious printings arid  says M. Witte was opposed to thc ikons were found to be irnstrievably  seizure of Port  Arthur in  1898,  but  ruined.  was over-ruled by the advice of j Warsaw, May 1.-Business here is  Count Muravieff, the minister of entirely suspended. No tram cars  foreign, affairs, who submitted alleg- 'or cabs are moving. The authorities  ed proofs that great Britain intend- have stopped the telephone service,  cd ��������� to seize the port if Russia -.fid'. The streets are crowded but eyery-  not do it. Stibseinjicntly, he "opposed thing' was quiet, up to noon. Many  the retention of Manchuria. After. ..patrols are on the streets and a  the Boxer upraising M.' Witte lire-''''strong force is guarding the Jewish  serried a memorandum to the Emper-J quarters.  TRIBUTE TO  MISSIONARY  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Kobe.���������Thc death af'Rev. Charles  Hartwell, M.A., American",missionary  says the Nagasaki Press, which occurred suddenly from apoplexy at'his'  Victoria, May .1.���������B. Johns, Chief  Clerk of the Lairds and Works Department, has been lequestied to re.  sign his  position.     Up to the   pres-,.  ent,  Mr.   Johns     has   .not complied ^������J^d"J"*.1" th������ ^th'������ clii'    of  with   the request.     The  emphatically-deny   that   the  Kitimat  Government-Fa0Ch0W ������n Ja"**ary. 30, has caused,  Land Investigation, had anything   to  do with  the order.  >Mr Johns-is one of the oldest employes of the'��������� Government, and- one  who numbers hosts of friends who  will rend the above report with surprise and regret. Nothing further  than the above brief despatch was  obtainable todav.  MINE CAGE  INSPECTION  employed as architect by the Illinois    ,     ,   sc 1(J for anoth-,. vcar. Agree-  /-*     -_ _. . i     _���������������    ��������� ���������    r������ ._ .. j '  Central Rail .Road  EASTER PASSING QUIETLY.  incuts have been :    renewed    in maritime      trades.    Several  wage scales  arc still  open  and   under conference.  The principal one is  that of  the  Ice  Wagon Drivers  and    Helpers.      The  St.    Petersburg, May l.-Glonous    jo[nt commiUePS  iuuldling this  mat-  Easter weather is reported generally   tel-     meet again'tomorrow for final  throughout     European Russia,  with    settlement.    Electrical   workers      in  bright warm  sunshine in St.   Peters-   shops,     both men and  women,  have  hurg.  Everything was  perfectly calm  asked  for a uniform wage scale     for  during  the  earlv hours,   the    crowds   like work.  devoting themselves to feasting, and Tn New York May Hay slnkes will  the, traditional merry-making here he lacking this year in the building  and there. Children are dancing in trades, but before lhe week-end tim-  the streets and court vards to the l>' ��������������� tl.irly-fivt* thousand men may  accompaniment of the music of ac- quit work in the hope of forcing an  cordions  ami  jalalikas   (Russian  gui-   increased  wage.  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Scranton,  Pa.,  May  1.���������A  drastic  order has   been issued  by  Chief   Inspector James Roderick, of thc   ��������� urea u  of mines, requiring a test be immediately  made of  every mine cage  in  tiic anthracite region to ascertain  whether  thc safety appliances are iu  working order.   Roderick  has 'ssued  the  order  owing to   the" catastripie  in the Conyghain Colliery last week,  wnen ten men were killed by  the fail  urc of the -safety appliances to work.  writes the Foochow correspondent of  the North China Daily News, sorrow-  not only to the missionaries and native Christians, but to members of  the foreign community, who held Mr.  Hartwell in the ��������� highest esteem. A  service was held in Chinese in the  church at Ponasang. One o'f the Chi-,  nese pastors slated that there were  present five generations of native  Christians who, through Mr. 'Haft-  well's instrumentality had been led  to forsake idolatry and to worship  the true and living God.  EARLY STRAWBERRIES.  A Seattle paper $ays:   Several records   in  the  local  produce   and   fruit  markets     have     been     broken   this  spring and  the surprise of all cam?  yesterday in the receipt of bright pint  baskets   of Vashon   Island   'strawberries, the (first of '4he year and- claimed to be the earliest that ever,reach-"  ed 'Seattle    from this state.  As     a-  rarity  these berries sold at the rate  of $9.GO a crate, .rlso claimed  to    "*  the  highest  average  price  ever     obtained in .Seattle for si raw-berries.  DRIVEN OUT I  BY GHOSTS  (Associated Press Despatches.)  :'  Wingsville,  Ky.,  May 1 ���������  Ghostly  footsteps  and  uncanny voices     have  forced the family of Dr. Joseph King  to give up their home near Rothwell  in Menifee county, after a year's residence and vain endeavor to stop or  firiel a' solution to mysterious sounds  Mrs.    Robertson,      from   whom  Dr.  King bought: the property, says she  had summoned from bpyond the ferave  the spirit of her dead husband  and  also the .spirit of a murderer hanged  years ago, and that to them is due  the  strange   sounds   and   phenomena  that have  unstrung   the  nerves      of  Dr. King and his family.  Ghostly incidents began three days  after Dr. K.'n-; moved into the house,  when he' was aroused by a cold, clam  my object   being  placed  on his  face.  Then    followed      a scries  oi almost  nightly   disturbances.   So!---;-.s   of heavy object:-; falling behind {heir chairs  would   be  beard.    Gates  would  slam  and no  one  be seen.    At  otheir times  gholly      vojers   v,"-:.uld  be  heard  in  song and  conversation.    A  sound as  though     firecrackers were exploding  upstairs   would-be. followed   as      of  dynamite.-, behind   the chairs of     the  family.as they sat around the fire.  This sort of thing continued for a  year, when Dr. King, finding his  wife's heal lb giving- way under  strain,   removed  from  the place.  the  In the memory of t-he oldest ck-der .      v.'.ML OF THI- li-'PITOR.  the  Kennewick or  Hood   river     her- \0Ws   i.vu's,  news'  ries have always been   the  Iirst, "   u> T,'s fin.i.i Ii  to give us  the blues!  a ii   he  n-arket after the California- u,-'ve not   n uliim-- vet  stock started.        Sometimes  Vashon A,|l( wi/ve'nothing "io get.  Mr.  and   .Mrs.  William" Ferguson,  of'01'  Lakc  Washington  has  been "about Auti  from   clippings   there's   nothing  Nor infield,   reiurned  home  today,  af-  Ma-*'  10- This 5"oar thc scason is ���������"'* j         to choose.  ter visiting friends  in  Ladysmilh.  tars.).  ,  Victoria Mine Company,  (the Cecil   POLICE SER-  claim) are,  it is stated about to install a." complete compressor  plant on  their property.  GEANT DIES  Air. George Brown, who, for some  time has been living at I-'iiciilet, arrived in town today and reports  things as quiet on the A.lvcrni Canal. He reports lhat some work is  being done on lhe Hayes property,  and that Air. Matt Ward i.s building  a road H miles t0 his properly on  Deer Creek.  o   The Bank of Commerce received  their   big  .''A   ton combination    time  ly three weeks ahead of that date. It  is   the  general  impression   that  this  record    shipment   was   nursed  under  glass, or in a hothouse, and huriied-  ly ripened during the few days of unusually   warm  weather   of  the     past  week.    But in line of   the fact  that  local grocers arc getting other varieties of stock to. market earlier than  ever.this year, it has occasioned .   a  lot of talk.   It is said  that the grow  ers  in   the  vicinity  of  Seattle     are  using greater pains  and care       and  more      modern, methods in   growing  (Associated Press Despatches.)  I  Victoria Lumber Co.,     have    completed one-galf a mile of their  ?hrce  mile extension from Old Camp 5,   in      Chicago,   Ills.,  Alay   1.-The  dealh  the direction of Coronation Lake   orr   list in lh_  leamslers' .strike is      "lithe Sutton  Trail.    Work is   expected   creasing.      Police   Sergeant   Rich-aid  so commence on thc Sutton Trail in   Cummins,  who was injured while   in  about three weeks.   Thc amount     of   charge of a s-quael  of police guai'diiig  same   a number of wagons on  the wa\   lo  1 tho strike-affected district, died     to-     day.    During   one  of  tin*  many  riots  . , . gI.0U.m_. ou1   of  t|lc  strike  he     was  duct a gospel     service there in    the   knocked under the feet of horses at-  urd   was  crush-  "Who   is   that spruce-looking   chap ,  passing  along the corner there?"  en-  ,eVving^1;^''   w'ifh "six'pouncls'of  There's nobody dying, there's nobody dead,  There's nobody broken an arm or  head.  Wc sit in  our sanctum all  forlorn.  For there's nobody married and nobody born.  ���������: a   ginger pi-]ar conserve  Ginger pear conserve, is often used  as a desert, to be served with' thin  Wafers, or. it is liked for Sunday evening'suppers or a -luncheon. It is  best to put it away in small sized  glasses, as it is used iti -small quantities. Table Talk telIs how to make  it as follows:  Wipe eight pounds of the hard  pears, peel ' and cut in small strips  with a sharp knife.   Put into the pre-  money to be  expended on the  is $250.  me.    The proprietors of St. George's , - , ,    . .   ,  ,  hall have invited Mr. Ashlyn to con- neaI" future and he haS consented to .*<">������������-  l* a carnage  do so.  ed beneath the vehicle's wheels,  ,    ,       ,.        ,  .   ,,,,���������,  ,-f  ,,,,!���������,.      if   shifts     for  market,   with  thc  result  lock sale and  installed  it tociav.     't ' ,.,-<���������.  ,. ,.,���������!-, ,,,���������.. ,u,i j,,.,,   that each vear they show an ability  is (he same great safe that did duty ��������� ,.      ,, ,  ,,-,,������  /-���������,���������,������������������r,.n "r,���������    to rush stocks out earlier than     be-  in   Dawson s   Bank  of   Commerce    be-,  fore   vaults   were constructed    there, :lore'      and  has held many  a million    dolHars ' ������  in   golddust   taken  out   of the   golden  Klondike,  section.   The*,   installing    of 0 ,.      _... ,    __  this  hi- safe     is to  make additional   clmrccl  one of a fi'rouP  o'/O"^  mCn   granulated     sugar,    a   quarter  of a  accommodation   in   the  bank.        After  this,   the  Wellington   Colliery     Company  will  pay  oli  thro.igh  the Ladysmith   Bank".   _0_   J. A.. McKi-n, Frank A'.nrgan and  Dave Thomas are in from Camp G,  They will he evainineil by Inspector  Baxter for eiigineer certificates,  on a business street last Saturday.  pounds, of green Canton ginger which  j    "A new travelling man,"  replied a-JiftS been sc������ra    (1    4ml    raic(1 and thc  young merchant, "a dandy too  " 'Taint  neither,"   said a  ten-year  old kid,  who has sharp eyes,  "that's  only  Mr.   ,  dressed up.     He's  just  been  down  and  had his    pieture  took.''  And the lad was right.  juice.and grated rinds of three lemons. Boil slowly three or four hours  or until all is thick and transparent.  Any kind of fall pear will do if it  is "still hard and crisp. This quantify makes about twelve jelly glasses  lull. .   1 SfcU-i mi!g$U>U^X^  ���������s-j-y*-!'-*-' ���������������������������-���������stl ��������� ,���������.V  > -> tt-**-**n v_������������*  THE DAILY LEOGER  published   every day except Sunday  BY        THE       DAILY  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladvsmith and  Duncans  .CHliMiisK.reORCRVi.  . it is not every cook who avails  herself of 'the'possibilities iii 'connection,     with  :the   ' cooking of c-hc-c.e.  i With some a Welsh  rabbit,  with per-  i r������*nf*i*'i-t'  '���������,I haps a.cheese souffle,..constitute their  in this direction.    As a  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ������0 cents  a  month;   (5  per  year  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication. "  SATURDAY,  APRTL 2fl,-'.lflOal-  THE GOVERNMENT  AGENCY  The  (|iiestion   that  vvill   be discussed   Ihis  evening at  the  opera  house  meeting,' viz.,   thc wiping out of  the  government aigency for Newcastlej-flis-:  leicf,  is cue that is/of deep interest  lo     every     resident of   the district.  That   every   resident  will   vigorously  oppose      i he ' removal  goes   without  saying.    The  abrupt  instructions   of  - .the'government given  the  agent   for  this  district   lo clo.se  the   ollice hen  en .1 lie ' Ifith  of May, has  absolutely  paralyzed   ("lie   people   with, surprise.  Why. Newcastle district   and  the city  of Ladysmith   should   be  selected   foi  this  unpleasant  surprise can  not   even be'.surmised.   The revenue of the  'district gives, perhaps,   the best proportionate  surplus  over   expenditure  of any cine of the districts in   , the  ���������province..'   It   is   wise   in   such   case-  to go 'carefully and make no mist-il  es,   but  the  removal- of   the  government agency  from  this district is s"  iine.vpeclrd  and so far ,as  our."informal io-n on   the'- subject, goes,  so  unjust,   that it   will,   we,believe,  vigor  ously   be protested  and   the  govern-  ment   will,  vvc trust,  listen  to      lh  united  wishes of;every  taxpayer     ir  this district and allow the agency t  remain  as   it  now   is,  and   to   build,  as     agreed   would be done,  suita! I-  buildings  in which   to   transact busi  ness,   and   for   which   purpose  a sum  was placed in the.estimates.   It-'vvil  lie wise this  evening on the  part   o  all   that" may   express   themselves   t.  remember  thai, the government   nut)  have     ii't-asuirs not known to vs   for  what. they propose 'doing.  So far as we can see at this time,  ���������(here is nothing right nor just. in  carrying out the instructions giver  to' Government-. Agent Thomson'' and  we trust that instructions favorabl  to; the district may yet prevail, ant  the order in' council for the removal  of lhe agnncy from this district  not, carried  out.  entire-effort  matter of fact, dishes in which cheese  forms the principle ingredient are exceeding numerous, while in addition,  to these there arc numerous others,  which arc 'much improved in'richness,  in 'flavor', and nourishing .properties by  ' the addition of a sprinkling of grated  cheese  In this conneHion -the" following 's  a hint,worth taking-, Always grate  at once any pieces of dry cheese  which may be left over, and 1-c-ep  thorn, in a well corked bottle for use  when required, for if thrown aside  and Ml -uncovered the pieces become  musty    and useless.  Many soups     arc. improved  by  the  addition     of a   .sprinkling.or .chwe.  Caulillower also is'more'savory  fi . a  'iltie cheese      is added  to live sauce,  -Able cold  boiled      potatoes, may .be  t-ansl'oriiicd  into     a vet>���������?. nourishing  ind  appet-i'.iiig dish as follows:   Put  i layer of thinly sliced potatoes ii.to  i fireproof dish, season with salt antl  t little     cayenne     and coyer with a  i.a'.ver of grated cheese.   Then add unit her layer     of potatoes,  and so on  ntil all arc., used.   Pour over all a  jupfuirCfWhite sauce (made  with, a  tipftil of mill*     ihickcncd with a tea-  poonful .of (lour an-d.a small picr-e of  utter) and an egg, although the egg  ay be omitted if it is not reared  o '   rich.   Sprinkle     the     top  with  i-unils and bake. in. the oven for thir-  v or forty minutes.  ..Those      who  have     a fondness  for  'clsh  rarc-.it  made in    achafing.d-sh  i'or     supper,     'but  who fancy that  -akes     their     dreams  too exciti  lould study  the ''first of thereceij  iven      below,   TI    '.is a  recent.one",  ���������reatlv in "vogue at chafing 'dish stip-  *rs,    and' s'louht prove, much' more  n-c-stible 'than the usual  variety,v'  UJl..iJl^LMll!|,,JL"!JJSi  BAltft? LEDGER  ���������rv-i-s*-7_* ���������*.--���������*���������,.  Wavy Hal*.  i   04 very great assistance in attaining  that desirable wayrness which nature  has denied some heads of hair ia tar  water.    The deprived ones may apply  this liquid once a day. **��������� It cannot hurt.  . the hair, for it is a tonic as well as a  'sure wave producer.    To make it get  from the druggist a five cent box of  white'pine'tar; pour the contents into a  bottle (a quart size) of hot water; let  stand until cold.   The tar will cling to  the bottom of the bottle. Do not shake,  as you will get the full substance and  strength of the tar without shaking.  Just use the -water from the tar.   To   ������������������   smith,   B.   C  use put a little In a small vessel and   ������������������������������������������������������  rub into the scalp of the head and on -  tlie hair with  a brush.    One a little  larger   than   a   toothbrush   will   do.  While the hair is wet push it forward  and press* it >rfth the lingers.    When  the water ia all used; replace with hot  water,again.   The same tar should last  for three months, wl_h renewa's of water when necessary.  *������*sasae������������='-*������,!>������  LADYSMITH AERIE  O. E.     :���������:        :���������: :���������:        :���������j  Meets in the Opera House Ist and  ���������Jrd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President, B Forcimmei;; Worthy  Secretary, C II.  Rummings.  WMMMtaM^  no. Gs������. F.iTpjnjF  ._������   i S 6a ft v I  ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������������������ Plans,   Specifications  and   De-  *��������� tails     fuinishml  for all kinds  ������������������ of work in the CARPENTER  ������������������ Line  ������������������ C.   B.   RORELEE,   Carpenter  ���������* and Joiner,      2nd avc,  Lady-  *������  ������*  *������  ���������*  **  ��������� ���������  &T*.  jftllia***  Via the peoples'^avorite  ! Letter" -WrltiuK.  Should anybody ask rue what general  accomplishrnerit the present day women lacked I would not need a moment  for-consideration. I stand ready witb  iny answer���������the art of letter writing.  There are undoubtedly many women  who can write Interesting- letters, with  well expressed thoughts and correct  spelling, but I fancy you would be surprised at the smnllnes* of their number. Wealthy women hire, secretaries  to conceal their deficiencies in this di-,  rection when they have them, and women whose business requires"niri'eti. cor-  Under New M ar ag m e n  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Stiictly   I'irst ('hiss.  Comnieicial  Mens'  lieaduu.trters.  i-'iie 1'ioof    .I'uildiiuj.  -it -*--*-��������� -~r*________T-i--n���������r-r-t~irmrrtr anm������wii-r~" -"*-.���������������-������-���������-���������--���������-���������-���������������  Overlands  Daily  2  NOTICE.  Persons    found    using our  Bottle or Stoppers after this  will be prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  Patent  notice,  respondence rely upon -tlie:typewriter   p|oneer Soda  Water Wm.]cs  and its presiding genius.���������Minneapolis  Tribune.  Ladysmith,  B.O.  P<t*.sengfis can Icavo Victoiia daily  at 8 p. ui. oi 11 p. m..  TIC'KKTS SOLD TO ALL POINTS  Slimiest, loute to Feinic, B. C,  and  ALL  KOOTKNAY POINTS.,  For rales, .folders,-, sleeping car  reservations a"d all: information call  on or address  S. G. YERKRS        , '. ' K. J. BURNS  G.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  Esquimalt  &Nanai  EASTER HOLIDAYS  Double  Train Service m elTect  from   l-iiday,   April   2<<A,,   until     Monday,  April 2Kb.,  inclusive,  the afternoon  (rains running on same schedule  r  as   Wednesday,   Sat in day , and   Sunday afternoon trains  Excursion  rates  available  to  and    from    all    stations,-    tickets being  good  from Friday,  Apnl  21si   until   Monday,  Apiil  21th.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  9  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  i  1  I  tt  be  i  The mingling of many different lac's is as popular as if was last slimier,   thoug-1 Vlrish. lace and  its  imi-  ���������ations���������some oi them remarkably ef-  -tive���������have   a much  greater  impor-  ince than they had  last year,     and  mbroklery  consorts   vyitli   the  lacc^s  ���������i  more  intricate  designs', than ' ever,  icforc".,.  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,  B. C  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAa BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES.  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC.  White Chiffon,  White chiffon washes, perfectly, but  ������ better way to clean it is by a dry  method. Use two parts of finely,, powdered starch to one part of powdered  borax. Spread the'"chiffon "on: a clean  muslin and rub the mixture well Into It.  'Shake this out and sprinkle liberally  with clean flour and borax.   Cover and  leave overnight:   The next day brush   g^.      _ .       ,.,Cini*u  and  shake  every  particle  of powder   |$l   AVC, L^U������51111 lO  The City Market  R; Williamson, Prop.,  from the chiffon,  tjuite spotless.  It should W found  PAINTINO,    PAPER     HANGINO  ..ETCV ��������� .. '   i:: .  Work done properly and at    right  prices.     Shop  and  residence iu  rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E   SMITH, Prop.  Ttie Ladysrmltli  Opera House  HOTEL      IJOLAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Oranvillc and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.  t  .(*���������  9  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  -melting Works at  LADYSMITH, B.C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  f  i  I  f  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  I  4  .    . .Iii;  THOS. KIOBiE,     ;  Smeiier Manager.  BARBER SHOP AND BATH ROOMS  Tlie   KSPLA.NADK    between th<?  Grand and Abbottsford,  William Powuks, Prop.  C YSTAL LAUNDRY  Leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM.  All work first-class at THE CTIRY  STAL,  VICTORIA.  Can be secured  for Theatrical purposes,    Dancing.    Parties, or Entertainments generally.  I>  NICHOLSON, Prop  ������----.'K_-f-~*J<tt~*-  Attenlion is called  to the     fact that the'' "  Ogilyie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers  of  ROYAL HOUSEH   OLD    FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a  by the. aid of  and  having  vastly   improved   and   purified   form  ELECTRICITY  secured control   of    all the basic patents relating there  to, take this opportunity of advising flic public that any ��������� unauthorized users of the electrical Hour purifying processes will be prosecuted.  Og il\ie Flour Mills Company. Limtied  a**e the only millers in Canada iwliose,. Flour i-  purified by the electric process.  amA  NOWISTHf FIM������  loci) Spriig Cleaning  I'ap.ering and Painting," and  make things look neat and clean.  From a sanitary point of view it is  absolutely necessary. We do papering  and'Painting at most reasonable rates for the best work obtainable here.  Mo trouble to show you our new colorings and designs in Wall-Paoers until is. season. Call and see them af the  Ladysmith Wall Paper Depot, 1st Avenue. K   /���������'-.        & i-  HARRY KAY  Tins   Ib.lel   has   been  completely  renovated.  Board and  Lodging $1.00 per day.  HOTEL-  JOHN   THA,  Proprietor  Wines,  1st Avenue :-:  :-: :-: Laijysmilh 15.C  1'a.r   Supplied  with   the   Best  Liquors and Cigars.  The Farmer's  Meat Market  Geo. Roberts, X  Merchant Tailor,  Roberts St, Ladysmith  'Dealerslm;.  Pianos and  Organs'.. .  Ladysmitli, B. C.  HOTEL DOMINION  -      '���������������������������-Ra-tee-fl.25 aild $l.5C������������������'    -  ree bus to all steamboat  landings auo  railway depots.    Electric carr. tvery liv  minutes to all paris of   the ciiy.   Da;  and table unexcelled.  F. DAYNRS, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, C.  HILBERT  HENRY'S NURSFRiES  NEW CROP-  Horao Grown cto  Imported  GARDEN,     FIELH     and  FF.OWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND  HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern  prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,   Vancouver.  [ Are You  Going East  F. AcB Young  BARRiSTORand  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO,  LADYSMITH  Then be sure your tickets read  the  via  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing  and  making to order '���������  speciality.  THOriAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  _V  I  1__  .COPY  Solid Comfort  FQR ALL WHO SMOKE THE  EH PI R ^ CIGARS  The  only   line  now   making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at  ST.  PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS     with       the  through    trains     from     the     Paciiic  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST      LINE,  THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   Agent,  151   Yesler Way,   Seattle.  TICKET  SOFFICE  Cor.   Government      and   Yates  St"..,  Victoria, 'B. C-  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains,, Dajly  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited," Ride, on it alwuys-  Up-to-date Pullman- and -Tourisl  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all paints East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and berths reserved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rutes from all points  Easli froini Ma-reh 1st to l\5a.'y loth.  Steamship tickets on sale to ali  European points. Very low rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved  by wire.  For  further  particulars call  at the  ofii or phone No.  dfJG.  A. 1)'  CARLTON, O. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  '.VI.P.., General   Agent  Portland,  Ore. Victoria,   B.C  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY.  WORK TROMPTLY  TH ��������� *���������  Leave orders at the.Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAlflORS  ���������   HIGH STREET.'  :���������:���������: ticst in the City :���������:���������J  RATES U oo PER DAY  'AllVf.S K. )DMS  R.\ Ii SlJl'l'MED WITH BUST  WINKS, MOUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  - Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid burning and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McAiURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  *������****$������$*$*$*$������$������$������;m^  a  /T\  | PHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  *������-*M*������*>$������*������$������*������*#*������)K������ t.  LADYSMITH J  ���������#  7*^h*^-K*������;K.������&������;K������$K������.*������.  WM. MUNSIE, President  J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  TelepironeJ-K,.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK  AND   LADY SMITH-Shfngles a  Specialty.  --���������Mantifact'niera.'- of���������'   *  Rou^h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring      and  Finishing    Lumber  ln   Stock.  CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8700.000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  (B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen"! Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under     3 cents *  -Over  $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10       " " $30......  10 cents  .  "    $30       " " $50......   15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any oflice in ���������   nada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points   il the United States.  ^ NEGOTIABLE AT A'FIXED RATI* A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC    . LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method or remittin   small sums of money  with safety and at small   est.  LADVfD'JTH BRANCH -- W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager:  THEJONESHOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.   "  Goon- Table, CJootI Bed and Go0(l Bai  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  EUROPE I HOTEL  J. GIACHERO, Prop.  Newly    furnished,    everything   the  best, finely stocked bar.      Transient  rate, $1.00 per day.    Monthly    rate,  $23.00.  First Avenue . . . Ladysmith, 13. C.  DENTIST'  Stevens Block,  Ladysmith,  B.C.  Dentistry'in  all  its ' Brunches;   every  new appliance.  LatlysmiUi   Temple No.  5  Rathbone  The Kings Hotel is the only place jSistcrs meets  ���������" the Oddfeliowjs hall  in  Ladysmith    that  ���������as  on  draught   2tuI ancl 4lh  Tllcs(1a-y at 7.30  p.  m.  John Labatt's India Pale Ale.   Call   Mrs-  Kate Tate, secretary...  around and sample it. ; , ,  Best accommodation for transient  and pcnnaneiit boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL.  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar is up-to-  date. Rates $1.00 a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������: :���������: :���������: :���������: Ladysmith  LADYSMITH  BAKBRY  HOP  LEE  &   CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY-  BAKED   AND  FRESH.  BREAD FIVE CENTS PER LOAF'  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HAY. GRAIN Af������~  FARM PRODUCE  Orders will he delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on the  Esplanade.  JAS.  WARNOCK.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual  subjects  taught; also      Ian  griages,  drawing  in  pencil  and  crayons,  paint ng in  oils  and water col  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Lftdysmltb, B. C.  -V  9     _W  G  C2,v rAfi-.ms    TV*  er  surgeon iieirtist  All  work guaranteed,  and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS, Is  ff\'  ������:���������  few* A  1  I  Hi  K.  I"  t  V  ft  I:  I  i  w  :,1  t  -J;  I  w  i,'  i'S  ���������',  K  ���������" "^_c^' 4*-** W*-'  g^^^^|  iniirt-li'   r*|J--'?>---?-**'-JJ-���������_������������������_-_-_-_u-.-__ ���������_���������, --,'  DMVixmm  I  ���������4*++ ������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������+������������������������������������>*���������*��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������**���������*������**������*  ���������  i  !������������������������������������>������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ "%���������������������������*������.  ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  There is  of sending away for. anything    you may require in  Hardware pi- Garden Tools  We can. supply your wants in all  seasonable  goods such as!Hoes,  Spades.Shovels, Rakes, Lawn Mowers, Poultry netting; Etc.  Prices Always Right  1-MTT ^ PETERSON,  Duncan,    B. C.t  DUNCAN  ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUAfllCHAN  STAGE LEAVES FOR COWICHAN  LAKE MONDAY,  WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.,  SICKER DAILY.  PRICE BRO-.,  Proprietors.  w.p,  ���������0���������  ������������������-'���������.. .,���������.-���������'    **t ,  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American Cveam   Separator Co., Grant Powder Co.,  and B. C. Pottery Company.  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home Grown Products.  Keast's Livery 6:  Freighting Stables  -H. Keast, Proprietor  returning, leaves   Duncan  (Specials at short notice.)  X   X  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Commercial Men  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fishing, Telephone connection. ���������������������������:,,  FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.   :  Duncans Station.    ,  AN EASTER  Stage leaves Mount Sicker at   7 a.m.,  at 12:30 p.m., daily, except     Sundays  X   DUNCAN,   B.   C.  X  MILLlIF STORE  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest creations  in Millinery. Up-  to-date Hats   Made and Trimmed to  Order at Shortest Possible Notice.  FLOWERS,     FOILAGE.   All    Ladies     cordiallj     invited    to inspect  ROBTG^  GEN ERAL BLACKSMiTHS  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  STATION STREET, <$&' DUNCAN, B. (  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT  DUNCAN   uvffimnd STABLES  S. J. Hagan, Manager  ���������f    Freight ing a Specialty   ������f  PRICES TlODERATE  FIRST-CLASS TURNOUTS    OF    RIGS,    HARNESS,  HORSES.  DUNC AN..   B.  C.        ���������  Your patronage solicited Telephone  in  Connection.  ���������Tourists  and sportsmen  making this hotel their headquarters will appreciate thc excellent cuisine and service.  Electric light is fitted through  out. There is a good supply  of water.     No mosquitos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE .B.C.  *  #  3fc  R. B. ANDERSON  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  4  BICYCLE AND GUN REPAIRING.    ACETYLENE GAS  FIXTURES AND GENERAL METAL WORKING  Fine lines,  WATCHES,  CLOCKS antl JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION.  GUARANTEED.  Oddfellows Block  ���������     ���������    ��������� Duncan v, B.C.  _*-u���������ur���������y  -j;   -.L'  y   y   -ja.'  /.\     /T\     /T>     /T\'T\sT\    7T\TT,  m **  )(  H  1  3(  Pharmacist  WHITTOME  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA  THE. NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES     AND    THE  YUKON  TERRITORY. V   ,  vV'- '  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased ;  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite.    Not more ttian 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free navel's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $7.50 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  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  -arue with two legal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen     days  if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  of ten cents   per ton of 2,000 pounds   additional  day allowed  for every ad  ..    .���������       ,. _.,-.i_J        -_       XI..      _.  --���������'���������        1.1!..' '       J  -- ��������� **--        --���������        ���������- '��������� ���������  shall be collected on the gioss   output. ,  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  ditional  ten  miles or fraction.   The  fee for recording a claim te $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid to  thc mining  recorder  in  lieu  thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre.  . Permission may be granted by the  Minister of the Interior to locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 2A per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square, entry fcc$5", renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  flhewan River claims are either bar  or bench, the former being 100 feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark. Tho latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not exceeding 1,000 feet. Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers, of Mahitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  'a terra of twenty years, renewable in,  the discretion ��������� of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed     or bars of the-river  below  low water ' marrc, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive,  entries for bar  diggings or bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan  River,   where   the  lessee may, drcgde to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The  lessee shall  have  a dredge  in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five -miles,  but where a person  or  company   has  obtained more than one lease        one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction  is sufficient.   Rental ,$10     per  annum for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2* per   cent,  collected  on  the dutput after it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term oi  twenty years, also renewable.  Thc !<*ssec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to he fixed by its position on thc  Istday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  (late of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer  mining.  Placer Mining in thc -Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill-  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  eogt-h, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width, being from 1,000 to 2,000  'feet., All other piacer claims shall be  250 feet .square;'.' - *;  Claims are marked by., two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entrj- must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for cacli7  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking a  claim must hald 'aTree miner's carti-  ficate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled   to    a claim    of 1,000 feet in  length,  and  if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which  no!, royalty shall      be  chai'gen, "the rest of the party ordinary claims  only. .        ,     .  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at lire rate.  of two and one-half per cent,  on the  alue of thc gold shipped from     the;  Yukon Territory to be paid to     the  i  Comptroller. ..'��������� |  No free miner shall receive a grant j  of more than one mining claim      on  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,   ���������  but the same miner may. hold     any  number of claims, by purchase,     and  ,  free miners may work their claims in '������"���������*-������������������������������������.  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00     A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice and paying a fee.  Work must  be done on a claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must be e'/*9t���������ined each year;     if  not, the claim *;i.**U be deemed to   be  abandoned,  and     open  to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may   be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices  in    the  Yukon official'Gazette.  Petroleum���������All   unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory,  are open to prospecting for petroleum,  and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on . the  land  to be prospected1<tan area of 1020 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width shall not cxceei  thrse times the breadth. -  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 010 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00. per acre and  the remainder of the tract reserved  namely, 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by ordcr-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.   A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of the  Interior  Department  of the Interior,   .  Of-  &������������������fc������****6&fei*.'r.'*-r!-'jt: ���������?.&&&e&&$i$%?^_i^t .--^.^fejfeafc* **  '  Vessel Will be Devoted to  Work Amongst People  of Northern Coast  Lord Bishop Solemnly Consigns the Columbia to  Service of Gdd  The Victoria Colonist gives the  following, description of the dedica-  1 iiug of ���������t-h!G(. Mission/ &teainiiqr,w\Colum-  hia: ,   /,        \^.'  G'l'owdwtl on    bony platforms, tim-  be.rJi,'pipes and lighthouse supplies on  the govern ment     Wharf yesterday,', a  largo    gathering    .assembled  to take  part     in the    -services in -connection'  with the    dedicat-ioiv-of thi' new mis-  'sionaiy steamer. Columbia, conducted  by His Lordship     Bishop l'erriii, as-  ���������aistc-d'by the     city    clergy, and the  choir of  the  cathedral.   The mission  .steamer, with     her /lags (lying, trim  and  bright in the    spring glare, was  greatly admired hy the numbers who:  went nn board     prior to tlie service,  which     began     as     seven bells Was  struck on thc vessel's, bell.  The choir boys lined on a number  of piled botiy platforms, with their  white vestments flying, sang a prayerful hymn accompanied by Mr. Pauline on the small organ "ert the steam-  .;-r, which had been brought ashore  for the; occasion, -"0.hear us when  we cry to' thee, for those-in. peril on  the sea."   So-they ..sang.. '  His Lordship."the Biship    stood on  the  mail!' deck . ; near the, mainmast,,  .with. Revs.   Canon Beanands,    Baugh  A Han, Miller,   . Jenns,  Sweet,  Cooper and Ard     grouped near by.   Rev.  Mr.:"'Antle,     skipper  of     the. gospel  steamer, Dr. I-Iuttc-n, who is also engineer, and     the other two members  oi the crew stood on the poop,.'nnd,  while the     large     gathering'on the  wharf stood all attention, His Lordship     read     the dedicatory service.  Rev, Canon.   Beaulands \read the lesson,  St, Mark,    , vi., -15-53.   Further  hyms were     sung and    'with prayers  concluded,  the Lord  Bishop  formally  dedicated  the steamer to  the service  of God..,.  'In an address subsequently given,  His Lordship said he was thankful  to be allowed to- dedicate th.e'iColum.  l;ia The work which . .-.she will'dp  has been weighing upon the hearts  and minds of many who_.Regret-ted  ���������that nothing had been done on.the  northeast- coast'of the island. Settlers had not been visited, and when  the logging /camps grew in nuiu'ler  lho. work .-'became more--necessary than  The founder of the work is he in  whose charge'it has been placed, Rev.  3!r. Antic. He laid out the scheme  and has been the prime,-mover in carrying it out. Now the steamer which  has been dedicated is free of debt.  Half (he money has been subscribed  by tiic Canadian Mission Association,  and the remainder by the local dior  i-ese. Grants have been made for  c-arrying on   the work this year,-and  c- . -  - -      ,  numerous associations have presented various articles. Eventually, His  Lordsliip as sure, the work would be  self-supporting; the men for whom it  vvas founded would, support it. One  hundred subscribers, however, are to  be asked to subscribe 50 cents per  month to carry on the work iu the  meantime.  'That there was great need of such  work was clear, and it now remained to be seen whether it would succeed. He believed it would. The  steamer was well fitted, but, for all  -Jut, the workers ourrlel find many  inconveniences during the winter  months. lie spoke of the workers,  Rev. .Mr. ntlc and Dr. Hut ton, who  had volunteered for the service, the  latter of whom would not only tend  Ihe machinery of the steamer, but  give his skili as a doctor to alleviate  sillier ing.  The steamer vvill leave on Monday  (o commence her work on the north  coast.  NArMAfWIO,   B. C.  gSJS  ff0*3*^ K*"*******'  JjJjjjBI  - NOW ON TAP  *i,*t,,^*i*'i5',i*4**I*,i'4*4*-f--l*'J*-l*'5-*l''J*4",l*  The yearly return of the BOCK BEER Season is of interest to the  Brewer as well as the Public, and the Union Bock. Beer for 1005,  will show that special care has'been takeb in the manufacture of  this superior article..  The Union Brewing Co.'s Boc-k has been brewed for a number of  months and stored in their famous .cellars until if ha" reached thc  proper age, and is now ready and procurable on draught at all  Saloons.     ;  *"t*r<������**t9-������9*������*������9*ir**<- -*-���������  ' ������������i>������'������<^'S<p V5>  ������������������.������������3������  -3- ��������� ~> ���������  6������5a*iJJi  -?  Miners' Drilling if ac!  Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.    Drill Sharpened  by us always gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Shipsiriitriirig    iri  al'       ts    ' ','nhes,,  Morseshoers and General B ackssn.t i^  David Murray  Buller -*������������������ reet   -   '-:' ~    -   xadysmiih  WE  WEVci  cm  L.C. ___.  '������*!':  BUT ARE  THE BEST MEATS  ALWAYS ON THE:LO OKOUT FOR  ''.-���������'. IN THE MARK E-TS. ' ;  WE ARE NOW BPJNGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF THE RO  CKIES,,YrOU-WILL .GET THE BE ST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  I NELL  STFVENS BLOCK,  LASEKT'i  aAT>.,c*?ic  -AOYS'IIT^   n  .X. LAGYSMlf H-TRANSFER CO  -*.  f  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV  ED PROMPTLY  A   ND  SAFELY. ������  Staples in the rear of the Ladysmit-h. hotel.  ' ; ,      Abbots'ford.  .*.  _.  f  ���������?*���������  Le.,"j orders at   the      it  WILLIAMS AND WA3K_  If Y  ������������������!?  lue  your carpets,  you keep them   clean.  Tbe most "effective .-help in this is a  BiSSELL  Cyc-o-bearing  Carpet  SWEEPER  use  So handy that a child  i-c work.  THE AMOUNT  is wonderful-in fact a home could'not contain. ��������� ^rcater labor-saver  than one of I! ese. Sweepers. I,, d,s i;,; v.nrk'well aiwi does il  quickly;   its  constant   ti.se adds yc;.,rs  t������, vour carpet's life    Trv one  <S=fTjn GRAND RAPIDS, S3.25 each  *V\ GOLD MEDAL,   $3.75   e_C|,  w  Weiler Bros..  Leads Them  IN QUALITY  -:o:-  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd.  Paciiic Coast  VICTORIA,  :���������: :���������;  Agency.  ���������������������������: :-: :-:B.C  OF  INTEREST TO  WOMEN.  It seems   to me  that .woman's excellence  (and  1 have  been  using      the  word  always  in its  proper meaning  to denote superiority)  lies    in three  things:    A  certain   fineness  and  delicacy   of   physical   organization       and  balance;    a certain      line   and   moral  sympathy;      and   a certain   linn   and  gentle , faculty ol sncial  order       and  rule.    I  believe, that  nature gives the  germ and potency of  these things in  her  more fully and   more richly   than  to   man, at   the  beginning of life.  I  believe  that  they are native,and    inherent capacities wherein   the normal  feminine excels  the normal masculine  .But   that  is   not   the   point,   and  so  we may .evade for the present      the  somewhat  fierce and  perilous discussion which'swirls around'if. Whether  these  excellences  are  inherent -or acquired,   I hey  are certainly  desirable.  .They /il and adorn a woman If or the  place and   Ihe  privileges  which     belong to her  in civilized society.   And  the  course  of  life,   the   method       of  training  and   education, which develops  these tilings in a girl is  the way  to womanhood.���������Henry Van Dyke,  in |  Harper's  Bazar.  ^S^S^^sSf^st^^h,  VICTORIA,   B.C.  :;"ss3sssssssssssi'^.^^sa^s^ss.  To Make Hard TLr,es Good       f  and G-uod limes    Better I  i  Buy Your Meats FYom  H. &  NEXT DOOR TO THOMSON'S HARDWARE STORI-  WE CAN SATISFY Yojj  M. R, SliP;  Solicitor,  Etc.  fo  Ist Avenue  h  *  -LADYSMITH  H. O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of  all  kinds  promptly  attended to.    Shop on Gataore    at, THE   DAILY    LEDGER  LOCAL IFEMS  FOR  SALE���������A    three-and-a-iTuarier  farm   wagon.    Can  be seen  at     ���������'.  Peterson's      store,     Roberts   street.  Will be sold at- a bargain.  Mr. Lucier came back from Nanaimo this'morning. .    ....    ���������,-*,'.-'���������   --���������'  Mr. RtisscI Simpson returned from  Naii-iiino on   the,morning train.-   ..  Archdeacon Semen -'returned lo  DniK an from Nanaimo on this morn .  mil's train.  ("in Piei'son, of Chemainus, in corn-  jiany with .Air.'' 'Hall/ hi the Turner-.  Br cl i.n, Company, visited 'L'adysnii th  \eslerdav.  Mr. anil "Mrs. Irvine returned yesterday ''afternoon.' from their- honeymoon- trip  to  Victoria.  evidence.    The  diggers   are  all  dians.  It   is regrettable, to learn .that the  criticism on  last week's, farce     has  given pain in certain (quarters.  While  very sorry,    we camio't feel guilty,  for every word was written   with th-e  kindliest  good   feeling   and   apprecia- ',cc* with, fish  tion of the disinterested, self-denying .the past few- days quite a number of  labor undertaken   for   the  purpose  or" !< fine salmon     have been caught.   Yes-  SPORTS   j  M 0     My      w      "'>._*'      v*'      s������������������������     ,w  THE  ROD.  The harbor seems to be well stock-  this season and during  giving pleasure.  CHEMAINUS.  : A closely contested game of .base-  hall took place'yesterday between "the  home club anil the Kuper Island Indian team, the home club winning by  11 runs to 10. It was- a eloselv.  fought game and enjoyed by thc spectators verv. rnridi.  Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thomson,  iitrnsd   from   their    .honeymoon  veslerdav afternoon.  re  tri:'  Mr. John McKinnon, of Camp f.  (( h'niainus Lumber Co.), returne.'  from Nanaimo today and says tliat  Mr.-C-luvS;-MeOarribJie is over the  danger period of typhoid fever  expects to be out again in a  weeks.-   ���������  a life v  Dodgers calling special attention to  this evening's  meeting-at  thc   Opciv  house  have  been  distributed   around  town  today.    Every citizen should l.e  present. *  Rev.  R. Boyle leaves for Victoria  on  Wednesday   to attend; thc  annual  meeting of the Synod .of.British Col-'-  innbia and  Alberta of the Presbyterian church.  AT THE  A'BBOTSDPRT)..  ���������\.  E. Wadd, Victoria.'  J. R.  Saunders, Victoria.  R.  S.  Pykc. Vancouver.  V.  A.  Hall,  Victoria. "''.    'A  A. S.  Frccthy, Nanaimo,.    ,  i'rour    irws   in    the.  possession    o; '  some     nf our    citizens,   but  not. yc-l.  made  known   publicaHy,   it   may      be  assumed     as reasonably    sure     that  there vvill be a good summer    following ihi*" quiet spring.     Not thai  any  intiiii.ition   of  a boom   is  here  given,  but     an    improvementin.eonditioi.s  .wA business generally may. be looked i  for with confidence.  S. S. Princess.May cal lfcd in for fu  I on her way northJJiis morning.  ��������� .���������'.���������������������������  Ten hundred and Twenty cases of <ly-  niutiiie'Were;:unloaded' from the stca  riier Oscar _on Saturday. -,:''l his make*  o er 5,000 cases. .. delivered in  I.a-ly  sni'th fast month."  it  nearly all got-  by the transfer steamer to Kootcn���������y-  I ndcr command of Captain Strong-  ham the Oscar has done a good deal  of work iu this     section for the pas.  six  years,   /including cargoes of on  iind matte.   She left this morning fo  N.iiiaimo, and from  there goes to"Sc  at tie,  returning fiom  there to  Lady  smith.. ,...,,  i\rew York,  N.Y., May 1���������Arrived,  steamer H-eligolay  from   Copenhagen.  scccr-issKCL band concert.  A  large ciovvd of people turned out  yesterday afternoon  to enjoy  the open  air concert   given  on "First  Aven-1  tic by Lhe Ladysmith City Rand. The j  music- rendered   was excellent, and    a-  very     pleasant   afternoon was spent.,  'lhe following programme was given: j  March ....Fall rn-Line.......���������,..-. Rosc-y ���������  Overture . ... The Red Cross..   'Bleger i  , Dreani of Happiness t   ���������......"..'.,........ "Miller  . So-ul-hcrn Skies . L'arl ton  .Gems of England Haigh  Fairy  Glen  ........   Round  Serenade  Waltz ....  Seleclioti  Waltz ....  Anthem .  March   . .  Bishop  Los v  Angelic Host  Windermere  Clod Save    the (King.   * ���������  .lust look in at ffinight's window  and sec the new souvenir goods just  in. New Post cards, books" of views,  leather post-cards and a number  oilier souvenir goods of  Don'I forget. Knight's  the.nr for sale.  of  Ladysmith. !  Hooks fore has !  ���������o-  " A   IMKAT-E.  Yesterhay morning' a piratical crafi  (.hot- suddenly out of the- h'ari:or souk  fifteen miles rio'tth of l.n-dysiui.lh at-. ������������������.  i small     town,    calU.U   'Nanaimo, ant:  i -.    ���������  . steamed, or gaso*lrined.    rap-illy in tin  'direction of this     city.   Tne crew oi  this craft were a     fierce loo: ing Lit-  i'-nd .    although-.1    they  did1 not 'have  the       skull      and      cross   hours at  the. .   .mast '��������� bead';     nor were     they.  ;:inging,    .".llo/i-lo,     and a. bottle b  litirii,", nor, so far as'could' be Lain  id no prisoners,  were made t.o wal  lhe' plan';,  they  same.   They  some sixteen, miles,   by  water in  ai-tly  four     hours. -The   s'c pper and  ship  surgeon ..was a wellk-nown mixer  of  pillions ..compounds.   Tie  vvas also  ���������treasurer- of.'the outfit and apparent:  ly' "easy"   for the other  members  of  lhe-gang touched-him for1'more than  '. $2.00i  while  in      the city.   The chief  ;a������id    other ...engineer,-who  was also  bo'son, and piped  the crew,   was     a  well  known   piano,     man.   Tire'  third  man was tlTe     mate and deck hands,  and   being a     literary chap 1-cpt t'-.c  log."The   gang     entered   thc. harbor  without, the     consent of  the harbormaster, and proceeded to lay in sup-  were pi rat; s just tJ'.vt  ade the entire distance  !S-  ���������terday,  morning and  afternoon  several anglers tried their luck off the Colliery -wharf-    and many of them were  well  rewarded  ,"   some 'splehd'td  fish  being    landed.   One fisherman is said  to, have hooked     a. 25'.'pound salmon,  but unfortunately,    his-rod was rather frail    and in     playing the fish,it  broke.   Several     anglers     who have  been fishing     with fly from boats re  ;o.t great     spOr' and some very fine  baskets have been brought into town.  The sport in fresh Water   has also  been   extremely     good, jln Michael's  lake,   which  is situated on  the other  side of the bay about three miles in,  a very fine     catch was made yesterday.   Mr.      Michael    and a party  of.  three     succeeded  in   landing- fpdrtccn  trout,, the .smallest of which weighed  one pound.and    the largest over four  P01:nds. ..:..':  Sport in this lake promises to be  good this .summer, and no doubt it  vvill be visited frequently/by. the local' fishermen.    .-'���������.'..;.'  ...... thi") ring.    %-  Geo. Tlannay today received a letter 'from Will i am Shepherd-; "now at  San Francisco, dnering to arrange a  glove contest with him at 110 lbs,  at any place' to be agreeel upon ��������� by  both parties and for a purse of money. ' .- .   ' I'.-I'f������������������������������������'���������  - H an hay informed -a: Ledger reporter  today that he was unable to accomodate Shepherd himself, but that the  challenge"' was for anybody who car;  ed to take it tip, and one. desiring so''  to do, should communicate with him,  (Mr.  Hannav), at once. -  It. will be remembered .by local  sports that Shepherd was in Lady,  .'smith'.about a year ago, said to he  endeavoring to arrange a bout with  Cariboo-Sinclair. A contest, how-  everr was not. arranged, the men, it  ;s said, failing to agree upon \he  terms. Shepherd , is supposed to  have a pretty good reputation in.pugilistic circles in Frisco, where he is  /aid to have won several creditable  encounters.  ..-'���������THE TURF. T  The oldest stake race on  the conti-  ..ent of America   will have its anni-  '���������ers'ary at the    Woodbine track ne.tr  Toronto between May 20 and June'1  of this year, says the Vancouver Province.   The  advertising matter  is-, already out,    and   oric or two artistic,  calendars have arrived--at'Vancouver.  'I lie. feati re  of     the advertising/this  \ear is a    aeproduction in colois of  Sapper.,  winner of. lars't. year's.,King's  1 late, and .it - happen^ that the man  .who bred Sapper is in' Vancouver and  'must stay for   some time.   The Sapper was bred on   the farm' of Mr. R.  Wells,  at,    -Aurora,  Out.,   and  is by  Courtton,  out of'   K'ate Hardcastic-  Mr. Wells hail a faster goer even than  Saprcr, but decitled .to go -out of the  lunning-horse btisiuefk,   and sold Sapper to Mr.     Dyment, of Barrie, Out.  Lace  3 Yards Long, 48 in=  chesvyide, beautiful  spray designs-  Special; $ 1   pair  ... p.-'���������/,.';'/   ���������"���������"���������*������������������   ���������������������������"'   "; ���������  3 yards long, 52 inches wide, nett centre  Special, $ 1,25 pr  0RYSDALE-STEVENSON  Co.   Ladysmith  control of   '-e driver. The team Ibrol'o  avvaj   at  a fast pace and  the wagon,  suii.-ing   a large   rock,   threw       the  diiver,  rather seriously injuring..him',  and   continued   on   their   course  until  coming  into  contact  with   thc  fences  and outhouses on   Kennedy street, of  Messrs.      Bai licit   antl  Tvler.   After  breaking  down  thc  fence and  giving  the      buildings  a sevtre shaking- up,  lac  tongue  broke  and  leleascd       the  learn fiom   llu:  wagon,  leaving-    the  laltenjn  lhe  turn of  the alleyway.  With      the   tongue   and   whipph'trets  dang-ling-at their heels lhe frightened  iiOise.s  continued  aloiig .Milton     and  Fiizu'illi.im  st reels, until   they   finally      arrived  al   the biewery  stables,  not   much  Hie worsefor  their  cxper-  I ience. **  3tgJ������CT  lie  raue  funeral of the lale Mrs. Conic Kineiick, who died on Saturday last, ti o1" place, yesterday afternoon from tl.e residence of her son-  .ii-law, Ah. W. t'tic-king, Nicol sfreel.  cid-iso  Win. Brown, the Hallauac ���������lighthouse keeper. v\ho was broiiugh ?o  NaiMimo-from the Island Co be examined as to his menial condition,  ha- been found hopelessly insane and  will be taken lo Westminster forlh-  with, 'lhc cause of Hrown's' insanity is alliibiited lo Ihe lonely life he  has  be.-n  living at   the ' lighthouse.-  Fresh  CHOCOLATES  ���������At-  lY'S BAKERY  1st   1 venue.   - - .   -   Lad /smith  -Just Received-  "ROYAL HOUSEHOLD"  "LAKH OF THE WOODS'  "FIVE ROSES"  Bananas, .Oranges, and the Season's   Fruit Always on Hand  SIMON LEISER &C0 Ltd. I  GATACRE ST.  IiADYSM-TH  _S3__5_SS������S_I  Mgfy^gj-SjJpWWgPBWJSBE^^  TENDERS.  Tenders for painting the Oddfellows' Hall, Ladysmith, (one coat),  will he received up to Monday, evening May 1st. All particulars  can be obtained by callin-r on the  undersigned.  '  . Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  .3.0. Matheson,  ist.   Avenue,   Ladysmith,   B.S.  Fresh Dairy  Butter  pound  prints,   excellent quality, 30c.  DUNCANS.  At, the Tzoiiha'cm Hotel: Messrs.  E. H. McKei and Philips, of the  Lands  and   Works  Department.  W. Chrislic, C. Langc, C. Baxter,  J. Savanah, of Victoria, came down  from Covvichan Lake this morning.  J-'aoh man had a big creel full of fish.  Thev were ibliglited with the glori-  ou.-i   time   th^-y  had  experienced.  At   the     Quamichan,   R.   A.   Pike,  Vancouver;      A.   E.   Painter,   J.   K.  Painter,  .Jr.,   G.   Werner,   L.   E. Morris, Victoiia, ti. Cassidy, .1.  Vipond,  Ladysmith.  '   Our  waterworks company  are surely  making a record.    Work  vvas started a week ago and now the i>i/,>e������ are  being laid   in  all   the  streets.   In   another  week   they  expect   to  have    the  water   here.    About   thirty   men  and  half      p dozen   teams' are   employed.  The pn-iident.  Mr.  C.  IL  Dickie,   is  ubi.'iv'ilous,   and   no  doubt  his  genial,  heai lening  presence  has much ,to do  with the vim and snap everywhere in  One  One pound prints, good quality,  25c  W.T.HEDDLE  CO.  Williams' Block  -.adysmith  ParticularGrocers*  1'elepHone  Two First Class Residences  .^POfl^lTICAL   MEETlMG  To His Worship,   Mayor Coburn,   Ladysmitli. fi, C.  Sir: ;;:/  It lias come to our knowledge that it  has been decided by the Provincial Gov-  ernmect to remove the Government Agency for Newcastle Distnct from Ladysmith  and consolidate the same with the Agency  in Nanaimo. As this, if carried out, will  be a serious blow to our interests as a community, and in our opinion be detrimental  to'-the efficient work of the .Department in  this Dictrict,, therefore we, the undersigned, would respectlully request that you call  a public meeting to be held on Monday evening, May fist, to allow the citizens and  electors to give expression to their views  on this matter.     Respectfully yours,  ��������� Hugh" T. Fulton, A. D. Robertson, W. 0. Fraser, ("has. Allen, Martin Woodburn, Walter Jones, W. A. Vowel/ Ji.hn Kerr, Jas. Widdall,  ���������Wni"."Kerr, W. A. CLrnvv-all, John C. Gillespie, F. W. Greaves, Ben For-  cimnier, Moses Woodburn, Roht. All in, -John J. Thomas, Daviid l'atcrs,;n,  A. J. Wa'skcU, A. C. Walters, Hugh Thornley, R. J. Howen anil othe.is.  In res/jonsc to the above raqiiest 1 hereby call a ]>ublic meet ing to  be held in the Opera House, Ladysmith, this evening, May 1st,''at S p. ������������������  m., to which all cii.i/ens and residents of Ladysmith and Novvcas'.lo  District  are  respectfully  invited   to    he present.  It  is expected  that our   member,   Parker Williams will be present;  John W. Coburni  flayor.  A Royal Breakfast  ���������': rOGILVIF'S:--  WHEAT GRANUELS  33ds  BL-K1R St TKiDnyyi  CARLISLE   BLOCK  PHONE 2-4  m  s*"*5ssasa^_.^-  To Rent  ^   Iu the Centre of the City  E  JOHN STEWART  P. O. Box 268  1TRK,  LIFE  AND   ACCIDENT  INSURANCE.  (���������ONVEYAN6WO NOTARY   PUBLIC.  plies The piano man was put for-  antl although they did not have the  ter a great deal of close reasoning  with the hard-hearted proprietor of  rn.-* of our city '.hotels finally struck  .1 bargain, borrowed the money from,  the "easy"' man, 'and the gang departed loaded (by this we mean loaded  with supplies) .for the return trip.  The ptirclta.se was a good one for Mr.  Dyment,, for under the i>yment colors  Saupcr landed the purse and plate of  the   I'-anner horse race of-Canada.  eS5^gSfer^g***5Er<3  HAVE YOU  Those Sh-rts, Nobby  SEEN  Ties and Fancy Vests?  Up to the Minute in Style and Coloring.  At Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   1}L0C,K.  TELEPHONE  6-7  I  The first game of tennis was played on the new Church t.f England  f.Tub's court on Saturday last. The  court, is welT made an I when properly rolled will without doubt be a line  one for playing on. The club has  t gone to considerable expense iu get-  j ting the court made and they haye  every reason to feel satisfied witb"'the  results of their efforts.   o ;���������  NANAIMO.  An exciting runaway took place.on  Friday evening about six o'clock that  luckily  ended  without   more  serious  results  than  which   took  place.    The  grey team H the Union Brewery was  going  down   the alley   that lays between  Milton and   Kennedy  streets,  when suddenly one of the bridle bits  broke, releasing the1 horses frrjin   the  Bankrupt  Stock  OF   W. H;LIVELY-  Consisting of WATCHES, CLOOSCf, RINGS, JEWELRY  Silverware, Knives, Forks, Spoons  and Fancy Goods  All these Will be Sold at  W. G. Fraser  MercliantTailor,  (ift Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call esrly and  get your choice.  &.  means  SHERWIN���������"WILLIAMS PAINT  I'-ir  Spring   Stock  has  just   arrived,   and   now   is  a good  lime to 'paint.  ('overs  more and   Lists  longer   than any other Paint  lime to  on  the  market.  Less  Than 50c Un $1.00  LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd  We are also Making a Large Reduction in the prices  of our Large and Well Ssssrled sfd������k so as to  make this an interesting Clearing sale.  Do it Hiss This Chance if You are Looking For  Bargains.  B.FORCJMHER  VVATCHMA-KER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X   X   X     Ladysmith,   B. C.  Charlie   Dunn  ��������� *  X MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED. ���������-  Charles' Dviin, of the above flrm.'.'v isits Ladysmilh every Sunday for tlie  purpose of taking measurements and seeing customers personally. May  be seen at the Hotels. We "guarantee all slock and a perfect (it at tlio  lowist possible rates. Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $-I..H0 up. All  "Rand-made.        -��������� ������, - ���������'n  The Monthly Drawing fort he.  white sw  GIW  will  fake place THURSDAY, MAY  ".th nl  ".  o'clock p.m.  al .'lair  1   & Adam's Store.   Everybody      L invited  to psi'tirhpalc.  E32m^g������^^^i^Z2������g$M������2^m>������  :td  -'VJ

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