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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger May 4, 1906

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Array ^������ar__i���������*i&^^  ���������A*'*  -..o "'-'-'//, ���������  1>  H-*i-:  fhe Ladysmith Da1L#Cedqer  VOL..*  FRIDAV  M.iv -I iJ,    j.jdi:  PRICE FIVE CENTS  EXPLAINS WHY  'FRISCO REFUSED  President Roosevelt Tells Why Many  Contributions of Money  Were. Refused  Also Extends Thanks to Those Send-  ing Messages of Sympathy  to the tSufferers  Washington, May U.���������A special mes generosity nnd eagerness lo neip  sage, was sent, to Congress loclny us in time of ullliotion shown ny  by President   Roosevelt,     in      which   tlio        tjovoitmienls,     municipalities.  EARLY CONVEN- [WHAI WILL BE  TION IN ALASKAI    * m  People in Seattle From North L^ok for!  THE CHINESE  Early  Action in  the  Southeast  Seattle,'May' -1.���������What will die done  J by  the  department, of commerce and  ho explained   the course    of the s*ov   corporations and iudi\ iduuls mention  ornment     regarding     tlie    oliur      of   ctl hi above.     Wc arc dec-ply     gi'ate-  .   .,      . , .,   ' Mill for thc   way    in which thev show  contributions   Lo th.!   San   I-rnncis "O  I cd   the spirit   ol  brotherdood  amon-j  fire   and   cartlnp.aUe   sulH-rcrs      from ( lho m|Uons ..  foreign countries. .-The president says' rhe p^sident then gives a l.st  Hint where tlio contributions wer��������� 0j- those who sent most .kind and wol  math' to'the United Stales tho come messages of sympathy and con  government did ..ol. foe". wnrranU-!lLel,1*,M; 'Appropriate expressions uf  .. . .    .      , ..      ' cratituile to these friends have    been  in  accepting  them,    !>ut  where    ili.-y  ���������  .  , ; returned  by the. state department or  were  made    to   the    citi/.-ns'      relief    , ...... . ..    ,  I bv mvsoli,    but it s������vm.s   to mc- that  committee of San  Francisco    no   olii-i   .'.,',. . . ,    ,. .. ���������  .   ,      ,, I real depth oi graterul feeling; awnKon-  ciai net ion could he taken   in     regard     .   . ���������       .        n  ..  . ������    - , ert   in our people     by  u-ll 'these,    evr-  to (horn. The message indicate,  that .the governments of tbe. entire civilized world promptly"' responded in messages of sympathy.  and many wilh conli-ibnl ions or offers of contributions. The message-  in part is as follows*     ���������'Tmmodi.itciy  donees of genuine sympathy ami  friendship should be expressed also  by formal action of the supreme legislative power of tlio nation. I ���������'������-  commend the passage by-lho congress    of   an     npproprito     resolution  to  tb.it .end."   ���������*���������   Seattle, May -L-AUis'-a politics is  .being actively worlort by the Alas-  '.ans now in Seattle and alrciwlj  plans are bein-j; formulated ior the  calling of contentions to name candidates for delegate to nt tigress. An  early convention is considered essential by all of the Alaska triple who  awr Liking an interest in the delo-  gatship, as the election will he held  August 8th, leaving only a shoil  time  for tlie campaign.  As it will lie more than a month  before soma of the Nome men v.l.o  have always taken an active part in  the j'olilirs of the country ran ic-  (���������.;tn lo (bo north, it i.s oxpcctr.d  that    the first,    condition  will    Ic  after   the- disaster   at    San r-Yaiicisoi.  many  offers of  assistance      in  '   t'*'" | INSTANTLY KILLED  ,'shape. of contributions wore tondcrod  l.y foioign and ovie corporal ions.  i,ov.>inmeii(s ami imum rpahrios. "The  Cann'diau   Un\<*inmom    with    instant  IN LOOGTN'CS  CAMP  Port Ange'es, May 1.������������������*->".ivin ������'<��������� ir-  ser\ ite was instantly killed in his  Konorosil, as a _p...,.i of tbe close . . can at R^t'Clxll.tm SM-  urendly lie* \vhioh U,t us togeth-. J* v>fleBlo0- Uln>a 0> W.1S  er,  of.erocl lo pas, .,  solution      ap-'     ._���������      ^  ft> ))V  a  caMp      tUe  propilanin. v.ioo.000 fo, tho ,M,o������ lmeVol.e 1oo.se fiom .1, fastenuigs  oi Uie suIKmois bv ca.tlik.uake and liie ^ s_.ept i^'rscrvice oft Ins . U  With a generosity uilly marked ind thiowiiig him down a steep,'hillside  equally appiociaied,   tho   I'<*pwbli<, of jw|th ������reat Violence.    He  went :-o,.d  ifaxieo   our nourcM.   neighbor,  to ilia  south  ,   voted     to appropriate   ?.'0-  000 and   tbe Republic  of CJuatom.iln  -voted    to  appropriate   SlOfV.o      ior  the pnrposo.      I be     government       of  <*hrnn tiffoiod   to   send    mom-v       i.>  l.e used       101    Chinese    sufieiers      ii.  f-nn Fiancisro      Tho     Japanese gov't nmonf     imniodiuloh     olieied        to  s nd     net oss tbe     o.onn  one ai then  li>> .nt ifull\   equipped    hospital   ship,  I.,   le  u're.l    in run   way    t'ni   tlio     m.-  i. ������������������ i s anil also odeied   200 1)00       \en  to   the  ichei   commit I u*    in   addition  to  more  .than .1.00,000��������� yen   sent,   b'y  ��������� liipnntsu    Mib-octs       The        go\e-n  ment.       of  Mnrtinrpii       voted     1,000  francs,   tho  municipality    of  l-'diuon-  toii,  Canada, ���������? 1,000,  ��������� Many niunlci-"  palilios,   corporations    in    .England,';  ftermany, -Franco,  Japan,  China    and  i.lher   countries   immediately   prdlT-r-  i-d aid.    ->Vherc ��������� these   offers     of   aid  titfit'--against"J:'the-iblitt-end "of _V log,-  fiacturing nis skull Tho lodv .">  sent  to Seattle for hnn.il  Fairseivice was 35 \oars of age,  and unmarried He wrs a mam-boi  ot the firm of A. Pair-ciucc it Co ,  merchants and loggcis, at East Clallam.      .      '    .   o ,   COWBOY NOT READY  FOR FADIMG   AWAY  Noith Yakima, M^aj I ���������The old  horsemen of the Yakima valley are  piotesting against the numeiotis reports that have been circulated from  Eastern Washington aloat the' "last  round, ups" in -the state of Washington, T hoy claim that this year will  not see the cud of the business.  There are in the Yakima valley,  rcaiuing the hills, between six an-.  seven thousand. horses that will be  rounded up this spring, In ten days  fron now, thirty men will start in  at  the  motiUi  oi  the Yakima ��������� river  Miners Association  ofTanana  Want  i.' ��������� .:   *'  Active Miner For  .Delegate  has announced his conditional candidacy for th? position, are tire.-in^ an,  taily convention to be hold al .Juneau, iin.l it is expected that the  call will be issuid shoitly after Mr.  Slump's return to Juneau, lie will  lea to  for the  North tomorrow.  'Die Tanana .Miners' Association,  thc organiwition which has been the  enly opposition to .Judge Wicker-  sham's confirmation in .his own division, has issued a circular which  has hetn sent through the mails to  all of thc mining canx.-s of Alaska,  urging thc selector n of some inan ac-  tirr-ly engaged in mining as th^ del-  o-gate to congress,     'ihe circular  in-  held in Southeastern Alaska, pos.si"- ^es that tho first step to be laleii  ly at Jtnaiu, and a rail for such a in order to secure the election of a  convent ion is -expected to be made mi^er is to form a federation in eral an eailv dale. ; der that all ofthe camps may'agree  Thc  Iri id-,  of Marslirl  Shoup who I upon a candidate  jlti.Jxrr.wit.h 'the Chinese who lost Hieir  ccrtif:catcs, which'entitle ihe.ui to  rornain in this count ry, in the fire  that swept .Chinatown in San Francisco has'not l-o-'ii docidwl. as yet.  It Would he manifestly 'unfair, "t-he  customs ollicials say, .tu-place thorn  all under arrest nn-d ,cha,r,gc them  with being, iii , the United States  without proper papers, and some method of solving tW difficulty will  have, to  l^e arranged   witliin   the ne:.t  few -davs.. ���������  In speaking of the matter, Inspector of Immigration Gefi'ency said:  '^Wc; have not yet IiokI any China-  incn from San Francisto mach Scat lie, ���������but it. is undoubtc-dly tree  that, many of those in the fhincc  c,uarter lost their certificates. I cannot say what will -be done in the  matter. ��������� It is possible thai, complete new registration may ">.��������������� ordered, ln that case if might open l-hr  w.ay for many of the Chinese who  are now in this country illegally Ic  get certificates, and therebv remain  here. Of course, until we have lust met ions from the department v.e  would take no action in the nvattji  and it is hard to say what these  orders would be.  BOARD OF TRADE'S  SPECIAL MEETING  ���������**rr"*���������**,.���������-'   ~ _____________  ���������.- ��������� |M___^kgBMMa������_^M__������___tf_tas-a----->  Letter From Hon. Green. Chief Commissioner |of Lands and  Works, Read  Board Will Take Action of Some Kind  in the near Future Regarding  Wharf Road  DESPBRAD������  KIl LED  TO IMPROVE  THE CHANNEL  A plan  to im.7iio"s  lh^ Eraser riv-  HEIRS THRICE M1IXIONS  I'nrther particulars  of  tJie    killing  I .'  oi   Outlaw* Smith,    despatches    an-. er chaniit-1 is clnimiiig special atten- f.       ������������������,..   .  '                     |          M           --          "   '. .from Winnipeg  uoiincing* which  appeared   in    yes ter- (tion    in  several  quarters just now,  were   made.      to   t he��������� private ������������������     re.lie!"  Committee organized to deal with ; an(| wj!I not, lfiaiish; mir Wollc til,  the distress in Sun. Francisco. I have the hj���������s ftS {al, ibac]. ftS ihe Q^  ol"��������� course, no onk-inl action concern: r;l(lc mountains have .betn ranged  ing them. When they were louder-, Qvcr for the^ stray horses .-that, "meed to me in my official capacity 1 .been feeding out. since last fall,  do . not fool wnrranled in iircepl'iig I This round-up is one. of the annual  them. bill, r run certain, I give ut-.events in the horse ritising bus-iness  t-o.rnncc In tlio footing of nil ou<-: of the Yakima country, and this seA-  l.v appreciation of the wnrrii hearted , son will not Ire the end of it, as  count rymon    when T express, my live-far as -Yakima is concerned  d.t}'s  issue, are as  follows:  Oregon City,,Ore, .May'2.-���������I"tee-rer-  ado Frank* Smith, murilerer of 'three  officers of .(lie, law, -was killed"' yes-  terilay forenoon in the-woods south  of N'evv Era', Clackamas county,' by  a, bullet- in his head from the revolve-! of Harry Drai)cr, of Spokane,  ihe outlaw was trapped at 9 o'clock  and at 11:10 he was writhing in tho  underbrush, wounded unto death.  Prior to his destruction, Smith  had made a sensational escape into  thc timber and had ibeen surrounded and penned in by at least 100  oiTu-'crs and volunteers. I)} na-inii-te  bad been used to dislodge him, aod  the' woods had been l'usilade-d with  bullets, all of w-iiich he escaped .unharmed.- Smith was tracked to his  lair through the sagacious intelligence of Draper's-bloodhounds.  In the chase for Smith, the finish  could not have been more ?i>.*e"acul-  ar nor more dramatic. ilis cv.l  came "ess than two hours after the  first information had been reuover  by Sh-briti"  Culver that the    suspect  aird as a result .shijipjng nun, a.n 1  otli?r infrr-slul |>artios inay'evpcct  to sr^���������.slei;^ l.i*-t-ri shorfly ""t"'wards  having - 1lie"ii"-c"r deeponoil- at tho  narrows.  The Westfriinsteri Columbian, iu  srciKing'oi the matter, says- A special general meeting of the l,o.ud of  trade has l^e-en- called" for tomorrow  night in the City Rail, when chan-*  nel improvements, will lie considered.  The governnuenf. is also'taking action in the ni-itter, and at- tlie replies t of i\I r. G." A. Reefer, resident  engineer, an inspection of theviver  channel between lVew West-minster  aiid the lightship at the mouDi of  the river, was made yesterday by  local I.tc-dies., ���������The.--iiiSpeelii.n' was  made on board, the siui^boat Samson," with th-:; following * present :  George Turner, cnbincer of l-hc de-  po.rtin.Mit: -"Messrs.-W. A. Gilley and  J. C.' Awnstrcng, of the' pilotage  hoard;-Pilot, J. W. Rogers; President IX S. Curtis and "Secretary A.  E.   White,   roprfs-riiting   the  hoard  of  AM  the    Kjiciai     liKwtiiig    of the  the  present   whart  that would   bo of  suspectj             ���������    > -  - ,                               f, ���������,���������   <r���������, tr-,;!' trade; Aid. llniley,   representing  the  had b������n-. so*,  near     anby    1������ trail Mr.  Lester  U'.     ijknd,  which had been   cold  fo     l*e    jmst       > .  four davs, developed  with  vcmama!- . ..en   .  ��������� ���������-...        ... ^    .-,,    ,.~i    L, II. Bucklin, ot Hie  Small ������.v Buck-  be rapidity, and  thc  more tar*   o..i--   ' .. .    ���������  .       /.    ,   ,-'.,     ,,���������*-.,.,.  .i     -.,���������    Im Lumlwr .Co.:  Air.  R.  J. Rick-man  cc.rs   nve.stig.ittd   the   hotter   -t    ,:ic-, ,,,,,.,.,.   ���������  ,f*   .-, .    ,. ,���������..      ..nt.  of he 'Rov.tl Citv Mills   Mr. L.     A.  came,     until  tho. great cl una::    -v. as., .- - ���������  ,   ,    ..    .   .     , , ,��������� I      f.,-.,,   .Lewis, of  (lie  Bi'.rne. e Sawmill Co."  t-cache-d  and ���������-HaUiod  in-blood.     Con-i  APPALLING SCENES  ON STREETS OH FRISCO  coaled ���������behind a fallen log less than  2") feet in a straight- line from the  railroad track, Smith was brought to-  bay,' and there crouched until his  pursuers came upon him. The, officers  stumbled upon him and were standing within three foot of him when he  was espied.    The dogs  had   followed  ('apt.' Straiigcl.yo of tlie colli.'!-  Ib'iila-f (..which arrived at .N'orlh-  lluld . U'ediienday niu-ht. was in town  ,vi-.si.-nlny and had many iatorest-  ini; stories lo lell uncut, the _-n-ut  <lj.*.aslor tliat ruined one of lb'1  nipst bi'tiutifu) citius orr the fv..n-  liueiit apd brpug-ht misery to Inia-  i|iwls of families many of them our  own comilrypcoplo. Ho vviti.oftii'd  l|iO mosi bnrribh- scenes on Mie  si reels oi" San Francisco, scones  that were bloodcurdling and of  which no mention bus }������>en made la  lire -press   despatches.      Indeed it  would be impossible to detail all  the tragedies that won: enacted ���������  during the coign of terror but the  writing of accounts of the mo si  dreadful seems to have boon carefully avoided, probably because the  chief actors in them woro soldiers,  who armed with tlio authority of  |he civic government wore. t|ie por-  pelratprs of some ghastly crimes.  As if thirsting for blood and intox  (catad w'\ih ������ mac] desire to hi-!,  thoy were aeon to fdioot down men,  perfectly innocent of'crime and \vbost*-  actrons  were   not,    such    as    should  have ever. raised suspicions. on  sight, without he.sitn' ing to consider the justice of tlieir deeds -but  father taking- a inad delight 'in lhc  preposterous work. An instance given in conversation by tlie rupium  is the blitcberiiijv of a muulicr ..f  men by soldiers, for being close  la a bald', Their behavior did no-,  indicate that thny were there to  attempt 'robbery but this was not.  considered by the men in uniform.  The* nnfuvtunalc. wietcbos were  near a place whore money wns si or  ed and in the minds of the butchers  that, was enough to prove that they  were robbers so bullets   flow  and  the  ,       '       , ,     .,���������,.:������������������.   I-���������,i ,.,���������!.���������.������   -01*  **,v<*  ������t  the  Sand   Heads,   to ver-  a  hot,  scent,   nw\   uttering   loud cues ,.,,.. i  ,-,  Mly   the  latetl  survey   ol   lire  depart-  niciit.     The  channel   was     found    to  -o   in   a  very   satisfactory   condition  stopped at th.; log and sniffed the  air, holding their heads aloft. Draper had the boasts in leash and was  urging them en. Suddenly Drap*cr  glanced -down, and there, concealed  partly by u log, was the murderer  and fugitive. Smith saw that ho  was cornered and made no outcry.  Ho, was industrious)}' pulling razors,  wr.lches and jewelry from his coat-  pofket, and hiding them- under the  leg when Draper saw him.  "Arc you Smith?" demanded Draper.  "Yes,"  was the brief answer.  As Smith nvatlc this reply, he pull  j   The Vancouver World publishes tin  following    dispatch    dated May  2n-  Amos Sparl.s, o;  High Bluff; Man., has engaged lawyers to prove her .'rights U> a portion. _*.���������*-"'-Marshal 1 - Rice's millkn-i.  Rice was mmdered it- New York by  Albert T. Patrick, who is now under  sentence of death for tho crime. The  tory told by Mrs. Sparks is-, in  part, as follows:  In   I S37   four* young   people,   F.lr7a-  bath,  Margaret, James,  and   Martha  fiihson, came from County Down, lie  land,   and   settled   in  Leeds'   County,  Ontario,      where     they  all   married.  Martha, "whose'-death occurred recent  ly,  was married fo Ira Sparks,     t(.,  whom sis children  wore horn,  name  ly, Mrs. Strafford,,of Tichbome, Ontario:   David, a  livery  man,  of     Do  boice  City,   Pa.;    Richard, of Prince  Albert,   Sas';atch(ftwaii;   and   Mrs.   J,  A.   Lee, Mrs.   Joseph Thompson   an:  Amos  Spar'.-s",     of High  Bluff,  Man.  Amos Sparks marriedi Lucictta Rice,  an American-born woman, wlio can..:  to Camaiia from near the ibpr-der    of  Connecticut, f leaving all her  ' frier..'1  behind     her.        She had   a  brother,  Marshall, unmarried, who bad l^������en in  business in Texas.        Amos    Sparl.s  owned     nearly     all    By-town,   upon  which Ottawa uow stands, and there  the name is  still preserved   in   that  of Spar) s      strict.'       l.iicietta   lia-d  three sons,   Amos,  Reu-ben  and     Ira  Sparks, all' of whom moved un near  West.port,   Ont.    'After ���������  few    years  Amos   Spar s ��������� moved   lo   Texas,   and  Reuben   Spar" s to   Arkansas, leaving  their  mother on t-he farm  where the  father had* -died  in   1SC0,   but     later  she  ioinod  her son   Hoithcn,. and ii i.s  believed      that     she has   since  died.  Four years ago Marshall Rice, whose  name  was identical   with   the one already mentioned,    was murdered,   in  N'ew  York city by his underwriters,  Jones  and   Albert      T.   Patrick,     of  -e   in   a  very   sauiswcuory   condition ���������whom      thc    Jat'ter  is  in Si,lS SillK'  t :.ll  points, the soundings giving ��������� jawaiiing  the  death   penalty,  tho f0r-  ���������mer having been allowed to g-o free  upon turning state'.s evidence. M-ar-  .*hall is said to have been eight  times n millionaire whin assassinated. In 1S'9G he made his "will, a  copy of which is now in possession  of John  A.  Lee,  High  Bluff,   Mani-  ���������vt,-  >j.   me  i".i.iiuiei. ' o"   "'"i    - t.uii  The dav was all that could ho tie- ! t'ol)a' -n<i ���������'" lfc fte- ,lirac of the  sired, and the trip was thoroi^ii | missing-sister Lucietta appears. Thc  in joyed by nil present, a hna.rt.v vole ,'*lCt tha"' ono ot Ric"������'s sis(sers had  of thanks being tendered lo Mr. Koe- COInt* to (;al*--ria ma-n>' y���������Ys ago,  for,  resident    eu-iucer;    Mr.  Turner,   aIui t!ie fact  of his frien'Is brine "'''-  ���������' !!,r.nn-n        Iftfl     In     ll.n     /.^.nn^r.. 1^.,.    r,f     ir,,.  Board-of Tcarte  held   last evening  ii  JLr.   J.   Stewart's  olhce,   Uie  iollo\/-  ,ing co'mmuniciitir.iis were read by tlu  secretfiry:  The.  Chief    Commissioner of   Lands  and Wruks,  Yicl0rla,  B.(;.  '(Rc"ap|jroach to Public W-haii.)  'With re fe rem o to your inteniew  with Mr. Nit half on, the lilavor of  our city on your i.ccent visit here,  i am directed by the above board  10 roqiiost you to let, us Know a-t  tvnee what sleps, if any you pro  pose taking, towards having a suitable crossing made by which access  may be had to the- Dominiui C.o.-  eriimertt  public wharf  at  this   place.  Pe good    enough  to let me    have  your    answer     by Wednesday    next,  -hid.  pro*.--,  as a special  rhceting   of  Lhe Board is calle.l for  the 3rd pro*-:  at  which  th.? whole subject is to be  gone into.  Yours truly,  W.  A.  CORNWALL,  Secretary. .-  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B.C., Apl. 30,  1907  (Newcastle District.)  W. A. Coin wall, EsvJt, Secretary Ladysmith Board of Trade.  (Re apiuoach to Public Wharf.)  Sir,���������1 am in iceipt of }'oilr'letter  of the   ' 27th    instant   in connection  any service, and considcis il woui-l  be much cheaper to build a new  wharf and a-ppioach thereto at a  point south oi Ladysmith, which we  lool.od af in coni-piany with the "Mayor when wc were visiting your city.  1 may say that, instructions have  hem issued to locate and survey a  road to the point at which the wharf  would commence, with a view oi seeing what grades can be obtained as  well as to put ourselves irr a posi-  ticn of taking the matter up intelligently wiih the companies interested  as to whether they will al'ovv us to  make our own crossings wilhujl t-lii-  nccssity of appealing to the Rail  way Commission. I have the honor  to be, Sir,  Your Obedient Servant,   *  *    R.  P. Green,  Chief Com.  of Lands and Works.  Uj on motion, the letkr was laid  before the meeting for discussion.  Mayor Nicholson reported the result  of his interview with Mr. Dunsmuir  in which matters apper.ta^nia^i.o the  wharf wcre referred lo. .The Boar I  was of the opinion that from thn  correspondence published above, the  pro/incial government will take no  immediate ste; s to jiroenrc a crossing "to the present wharf, and it \v.v>  decided that  before the next regular  KJl        VlJx., WI   Ult ll.'-Vdli*' Ut       vw"u--*',V������'     .'���������������������������-���������   with this matter, and may say that .meet'ng'of -the;board, some defjiib*  Mr. Gamble,' Public* Wcr". s Engineer,""action will be ta*cn by that body  is of the opinion thai it will.be im- 'to secure connections with Die exist-  possiljle  to  get  a  level  crossing   to'  rag wharf.  AMERICAN CAP1TALIS rs  TO DEC1DF ON FUTURE  iM'r. 11. R. Davidson, manager ol* tlie  Bnnk "of Commerce; Mr. (!. D. Bry.m-  ner, ' maiiag*er of the Bank of Montreal; Messrs. T. S. Annaiidale, J.  Reichenbach, .las. Cunniikgliam and  Capt. W.  Rotors.  Souiiiliiigs     wci'o.    .(aken at   Aiuiir-  v.illo bur,  Cott-oiiwood Point, Sleves-  :i  .soiiipwhat   grcaler   depth  .-it-  the.   in  tiT.tice to   the channel   Uir.n was ��������� cx-  ]>celetl.  Plans of work were .diseii.-isod with  (he engineer wilh a view lo the im-  provement .Hid pei"in;\n.-nt mainlcn-  ance of the channel.  Montreal    May   3.-���������A   special   cable  from London    to  the  Star  says  thai  on.  the 'principle  that  half     a       lojf  is better than no  bread  Sir   Thoman  Sh.aughriosse.v    and   Canadian    Paeiii-:  Railway    Pon-pany   welcomes  tho   mi-  nouneeiaoiii        that   the    Colonial  sc  relnry    mad.*   at   Uk     Canada      Club  last night.      that   tho  Canadian    Pac  ilie   TKmpre***!    Siibsrd.v    from lho  British Treasury      will    be       contiiHied  for   two  yours"       Sir     Thomas  Shau-  ghnossy    ia his speech     which;    " vva.-i  too   late   to       be   reported     created  some ai.ir by   tbe outspoken ' way     ia  which    in  pi-Osi-nee  oi*   lhe       Colonial  Secretary   hc commented   on the ueg  lect-'of British -ministors    and proui-  inenl    ollicials    lo  visii   nnd     bocoin.-  acijuaiatoa. "  wilh   actual    conditions  of tiro   H/npiiv   i hey  were .ri.in.i'god to  govern,   referring      I'speeially   lo   \^r  maneal    head   of  the   Ci'undiiui      I>>'-  rartmoiit    of tbe -Coloiual (.M!Ue  who  was. present.'      Sir   Thomas     Sluiugb j  uossey expressed a-uonbdini'Mii  he  batl   never   been   in   Canada  not lie  satisfied     until  passage  trout  land   to   land      was' made  by      Canadian  .steamers     inside four    day*,   u   INDIAN   CILIEK  TO  BE ON EXHIBITION  The Seattle. "P.-I." says: Nearly  blind and helpless, Chief Sv/niliait.  of the Alas'-o. ' Ilaidahs, arrived iu  the city the other day on thc steamer Al-Ki en route lo Los Angeles.  Cal.., to secure treatment. In ord'.-i  lo obtain treatment for his eyes,  Uie Indian chief has sold l-hc lomb-  -sloncs to the graves of his ancestors, the bouse in which he lived in  Alaska, many curios which he had  collected from t.he. meuilbprs of ��������� his  tribe, and will [-n on exhibition him  self at Redtaido, tho, Hun ling-ton sun \  mer resort at  Los Angeles.  Chief Sunn ihat and the collection,  of Indian curios, including three totem poles, one of which is the largest ever srnt out from Alaska, are  in charge oi W. L- Buiiard and Walter Weymouth. The house, totem  poles af.d other curio_   weigh a total    .of  about. 200 tons  and will be tr-ans-  nrid' fei iocI    to  three .different boats    bo  th.: i  should be, incumbent. Ajna.nhoid  nig such a .posil ion should spot),  ui least throe months in Canada  e.ery year.   M.'<*ne>'ul  cheer.*..) j  Jt wan rec.-iiilv sin led 'in   the Can-,  aiiieri  Semite    ihat    no  Ih-itish    Mia    ���������  ister   had   vi,i.od     Cmmdn.      The., \ h^nd'  ���������������������'.  -f������iPP������d  '", -^    ���������������"���������  were   conditions     reipiirmfv   ui tent r\.  fore  reaching the destination.  The largest of the (luce totc-tu  poles i.s fifty feet in length _n.l four  fti't four inches in circuniference at-  the. 'butt.     The  house   was  torn     to  ie-cf'S at   Kassaan,    Prince  ot Wales  and  shipped in Ui.it    mat  to   l:e erected  again  af   Hcdondo.  exl  and  started to  level  it, at     Draper.  In the twiiAliiig of a.n eye Diaper  possibility is ihat of the number 'whipped out his'own revo'hier, and  who roll dead ev.M-y one was m-'sent a built crashing through Smith's  npceiit   of. dishonest   intentions.   Thi-*  |eniple.  ij; prio of the ninny  hjotaneos      given  p   by  lho  captain.     He  says    that     in. THE OTHER  SIDE.  the nuuuifneturijig   (listriets     of    the' ���������-������. r  city onprmoiis quantities of ������������������-���������"��������� j Ascum���������Yes, T l|.V,> your address,  wore doslroycnl, nearly all the lai'gfl |-,ut I heard Critlic.-" remark that  factories have largo amounts stored vo��������� were beyond voir depth. What  away.     In one factory     alone      ten (did   be  moan'by   thnt?  ���������     ... ,      ,, -���������     ������������������i..    in null      'et,    it.-i.ucui,      e   -'-    ri        nn.       inu-i, . . - .^  Smi h nvailc this reply    he pull-| ^ eanta5n *���������.������������������ nlTlCprs    of  tbe1^0^'   M  to  t,lc ~'������������=������<������ of  th  revolver from inside of his coat . f   . ������MrilS. At-s. Thnm  hoat  thousand  tons  were    consumed   when  tho flre"������swep;t the buildings.  Brainar-d-Merely  that   T  was     beyond his.i -Philadelphia Press.  'names of Am0s Sparks, Mrs. Thomp  son and Mrs.   John A.  Lee, of   High  Bluff,   Man.,  with the story, .but th:*  carelessness of the  people of   nearly  a century ago has made  it very dif-  in-  ig   au   luev   enn   ociaui,   ;-..*;   uie   m- -  nutnd  for   it   from  the   East' and oth- vc������tifiatinR to establish the claim of  or  points   is gr-tatr-r then  the     sup- ,hR Manitohans to a Portion 0}SU-  ply.     This  morning  thc steam traw- linnaire Rlco's TO^h"  let-  arrived   with    over  ten  tons    of ������  A Westminster dcs-]-atch says: Hali-  ibu-t- fisliing is going apace in' the-Roy  al  Citv.    The B.C. Packers are hand i , .  -   .*������������������   ,  ...       ,'.   ., ,.  ������������������      r   j,      .    ' lieu t   tot"  thc   lawyers who  are  ling  all  thev can  obtain,  as ihe de- -  Sir    Thomas  "A few vein  A I   Hoila-ido     t Hit f     Suiuiihat  will  ������i <"������������������������������������������''������*������������������  iVS     lollous')]i-.f. i��������� his own house,  surrounie'l by  -, Ogo  when trade jques-   [}^   ^^   ^^   an(]   U|e   olhpr    Ct|__  tions wore discussed  between  Canada..^   ^^.^   [ovm   {]k  collt.0ti-o-n.      'Ic  and the bmitod Slatefi. wo were  treated with something '������������������ nature  of cciilenipi. Are we going to permit the. Bockefelloi-H. Cu'-negie..  Hills and other men 'who inuueme  the United Slntes to force upon  Canada trade relations lhat. may  lead to most complicated result-.  in   future?     Are    we    to  nit   siipin-'l.-  wii! be < n- of the features of the  summer ivsoi't and will remain as  long as his eyes are in need of treat-  ncnt. He is a>bout 70 years of age  and has -been chief of the Haidalis  since he was  M.  Thc house of the Indian Chief i>'  the first house to he sold out of  Alas'-a.     When   this   house was built  by and lot them determine what shall CM f c-,mnihat ^V<J ft M_ po,tlatcil  be Canada's iiiture carr.-r. T do not t() Uw members or his tribe, -,-l  know by what moans we rr>i\ pro- v,nio;, ]v _a,e aV/a��������� abo.,t ..^f,,,  vent    them   carrying      tIt ir      objoe.ts   bIa.1.* 01 r-..  into practice bat wh.-ih r by '.ve Tlic hi;-; totem pole, was sliippel in  trade ar fair trade or a .-..mbnm- sTtir.ns en the Al-Ki, and immedia-  tion of free, trade c.r.d fair iw!- j,,]y tfi-rv ib,e arrival nf the Alaska  we must   .-"lUeinpi"      '..   do it.'" steamer   in   pert   was   trans'jr.-i    V(>  the T'malilla for  Snn  Francis<\r>   an 1  excellent fish, which w������s Quickly J^T KWm������ ^ be ^oj^ay at ' ' ,/ A��������� ,...1.1���������.fK lh, (-ai-,. wi��������� bP transferred again on ai rival  unloaded and packed in cases, some ^ W������ta* "j**���������- Th* Te^ic and ^ ��������� y ; ;,pflfflm h, salll at tbat port for Southern <V*r  of which  wore sent East by   today's  scow,   Bermuda and scow,  and Hope   adlor.    .V   ^        **   . ^A    ^  and scow were all  in for coal. ,'���������<������������������ ^ns Tl<H     *  tram. I He DAILY LEDGER
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DAILY     LKDOT' ���>
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.-ualistied    eveiy   day eicept S����d_y.
kv     the     daily     ledger
company;
office at ladysmith
subscription *?rice
advance.     Advertising rates on ap.
plication.
PRIDAV
,,   .. May 4th,  1906
TWO KILLED
AT NORTHBEND
Xoiih Bend, ii.C , May 3��� Two
people ate dead, another person
will die, antl a hah a dozen are
very skU fi oin diinkag- wood alcohol.
Tire death** occulted at what i.s
known at- Camp U>, on the lino just
mom of tins place The victinm ar-.'
Mis, J) Jackson aixi W. fhififv.
ihe name ol the inan whose life' is
tlcspuind  or   is   not   I iiou'ii".
Jt appeals (hat Hi.i ley oniici-ed
provision*; fiom Yiiiuouvi-r several
tlnys aye The- l-uo.-s ii.iiie, runl .n
gallon of woo: u.<��li..l was contan-
ed m the coiiMe.nniei.l The liquid
wns pai taken ol bv ,i ninnbei- of [ier-
sons. *Nvvho did noi i.al.i-e ii* ile.xl
iv   offer rs
ENGLAND'S REPLY TO PROTEST
'London,   Ma.*,    '6 ���lb eat,   .'.Britain's
aaWmaa
mimit&gm*.
LIGHT TEAMING
Wood and Bark for Sale
SEE   J. "KEIMP.   OR   tEAYE    ORDERS   WITH
- W. GARTER,
FIRST  AVENUE
PHONE      6-0
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LADYSMITH   WATER WOUKS
Consumers are requested to call at' the oflice     on ��� Roberts   Street a
pay Water     Ria.tes,  between the 10th     and tbe_ 25lii "of each ni nth.'
Offics ters S P. M. 4 30
'    '  .���  V       ' ���';. ���!,' JBLAND
���"' ''' SUPERINTENDENT.':
; LAC/SMITH  TRANSFER STABLE
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t     PIANOS,      ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD      ecKNlTlIC    V.OA
>"���":. ED  PROMPTLY   A    \"D   SAFELY
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Esquimalt   & Nanaimo cailw
-   Time Table No. S 8
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Stables In the,rear of the Lad ysmith hotel
,   ,'��� ��� ���'.     Abiiots ,   ford
Elective  April 2Dth,   1000.
'lra.ii..-,  reave  i.��uy smith  for   Victoria  and   all   intermediate stations    v \
f> 4 4 4 +4 4 444* 4-r4 4 *.*-{'*���++ <-���*���< �����'�����������*��� �� <��� t- * * �������� f. ��� 4 �� *..�����
'SHMfS & i3\THS
Leave  orih'.rs, at     '',:������   ��� . . ;.     , , ,     .      . ,
^,   !):10 a.m. daily, and.at 5:00 p.iu. ou   Wednesdays, ������SatinAms,   and    ���Stih-'
���������'''��� ,        r'-     days. ���.������:���..���'  ���-���, :'.,��� .'.���/
A. J. WASrtLT,  P.IOP * ! ''      Trains. Wvf   '.adysmith  for  Wellington   and  all -'.intermediate statb ���������is
it   11:57  a.m.  daily, and   at 7:00 p.m.   on     Wednesdays,   Saturdays   an l
Sundays. '    .;',���..;,,��� ... ,:  ".**.",.;:,.. ,j,t'-:.      ..   ��� .   <���..     '   "     ;.
Excursion Tickets
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AFRICAN RIVER
VANISHING
.Capo Town, May ::,���For 'some
nine past .coii'sidei-tibii.! iiieinivonien..'eS
have been caused planter.-:; ��� and l-.'.o-
ei-s tbroug'bou't lirit i.sii "(\-niral Af-
rica by jirecarious coiulii ion. of cue
>"'Uiubcsi waterway; which isjjruilu.il
ly drying' up at inatiy parl.s. ,
Soine   ten   years   ago   it   was   pos.si-
DISCUSS
IMMIGRATION
New \ (irk,, .May ."..���Tho ' distribution, of ' imin'iyninls vvas rhe subject
dl.scu.sKed ai the gonoinl inAHiu-r
oT the '' Aiiio-.i.ien'n Social Science ��� Association .l.e.-e lodiiy. ��� .Former, .' Im-'
inigrnl urn Commissioner Williams
.spoke on ���.'the sifting' of immigrants'
lie said (here is need of n secret Her
vice  nil.(died   to   iiiiniigral ion   bu'-ea'i
bit*     roi:  ihe  llolilbi   of .sleaiuc'S   lh..'
ply botweca Chiude, at ihe moiitli .\u- u,,, purpose of jr-ell iu��- accural
of I hi* i-ivc-r, and Kittun_-as, on 'he informal inn for the exclusion of pan
Shire tribulaiy, lo niriuiliiin coin ' ]jVr imini^nuil ���:. ' Pre.scult F. Hail
muiiieations for upward of eight, of llosfon, author of Immigration
months of the .vear. Even i houeh ( Treat ies said the furuign -born ��� pop-
heavy rains have fallen throughout ' uiat inn nirni.shed a jr-oort deal mo-e
positron ler-aidnif.- the firing- of j the Shire highlands, and Lake "*.'.*���- ,ih���n rwae ns normal proportion
American    Jishing   ve-.sels     by     New-   assa  has    risen  several   inches,   many   rion oi   imuaios   of  pem.l    and ehari-
foundkuid   Mugisi tui. s    for     .violnt-
,   rori  oi  the  Colonial      li-.li ing   regal a
tiont,      is    that        .\merican   vessels
must obt-j- the        regulations;
of the colony wLah do not
coiilhct witri tlieir > rqhts :. .under ihe
treaty of ISIS. Tins rs the answer
the Associated i'uss is ini'or.inc.1
was sent to Washington in n-jily to
the protests i.om \m.-ricaiv' fishermen
BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
In   the  Mnttm  <7f   the  Estate of Wil-
'Q ham  Kipling, deceased,  and in   the
matter  ol   the   Olhci.il   Adniiiiietia-
tor's  Act.
Take notric, that )i\ an order of
llis llonut EU llairison,made the
.27th day of April, 11)0(5, I was. aji-
jjoinleid admiiiistrator of the estate
ol William Kipling, deceased, ami all
piutics5 hav ing claims against the
said estate aie hereby requested to
Juinislr the same, piopcily v'crificd to
me on oi befoie the 31st day of
May, IDOfi, and all patties indebted
to the said estate ate te-oAiired to
pay the amount of their indeihtcwl-
iress  to me  forthwith.
JOSEPH Mc ALONE Y,
Official  Administrator.
Nanaitno,  B C ,  "\f.iy l,   l!)0fi.
.steamers and barges are t\l pres-.-el .table insl iuil ions ol the couniry
lying1 high and dry on sandban'.s i�� n[1d the niien population furnishes
the river a I.  various  points. nearly   ten   times      its   nor-nnl       pro-
The (iistenee from Chiude lo I'.iau- j .jori ion. Foreign whiles a-e one
't.vre���the. capital of the Proteclorn'e fmj ., |la|f times as criminal, and
���i.s -about :iSr. miles, bui many t|10 native whiles of native parents,
hundro.ls oi' (ons 'of good-. i<>r Ihe in inn,| (),,, children of immigrants are
tenor have taken so long u.s th.'. - three times ;ir. criminal as Ihe im-
tuonibs to .reach the latior eeni'-' migranls Ibeinsalvi's.
for ili.striiail ion. The construet'Oii
of  a   rnilwav     from    the      Port u>>"r..:
MOTEL   DOMINION
Having taki-n -ver the .barbershop
known    as      tht'������ L'atlysmith  Shaving
Parlors, Higli St., I   intend, by keep   ;i,,L'
ing competent   jvorkmen,  to  conduct
a first-class  establishment'^ and,     re
sp'ectfuliy  solicit'  your i>atronage.
THOMAS   LEWIS
��� lb"-'! l''*r'1._.riM'i'.'$**'.���������'���
lo   ai! fti-f.inr-eiit'   lan'd'r.n'.-.iin
ilvr.ivd0;:O!f.     Eh-e'r-c V-ar- evj** y *!- .
uiir.u'.ii? to'-.til-.'parts nl,   live  ei;y     ..!;>*�����
iic.d UiM'.e nr-.e.M'elh-d    ^
F. B'AYNES, Proprietor,'
.���,'.'. J '"', ON SALE TO, AND FROM ALL STATIONS
good JorgoinK Journey Saturdayr ind Suudays, returning not. laleitbui
lho'followiii|  Moaday. '  y:   V T-:���''���"'������ "���:':-: ";���':<')��� i
'���:^.';^:^^ :'���'
fc>ails from ljaaysmith uv vanco = uver every:��.aturdav at'COO a in   and
returniiiii sails'(rem  Vancou^r    ior". ..r���dvsmitli at 2.SO p.m."      ,   ..    . ���
G, L,. Courtney, ^
District-..PessciifjtVv. Ageiit
ABBOTT   STM   VANCOUVER   B, C;   58 Coverniiient St., Victoria, ILQ.'   ;
Best  accommodation   for   transient
'���ind-permanent boarders and; lodgers
OR AN D       HOTEL��
This now Hotel has been comfortably furnished/.and .the bar Is up-to-
dc<>��. . Rates t.l'.OO a day and up*.
w>rtls.
yitH. 'BEVERIDGR, Prop.
*R.'p!___#�� .'**-.: :������:*���:  ������'-<'' f,*4yiml4-*S
THE JONES HOTEL
WiilTE   COOK    -
jiikI ';.. ���
WHITR -liABOU������-���
1 ICnipIoytc-d Only
(Half'Block' from.'.Depot".") ""' '.���'*'.
OATACItE   STREET-      Ladysmith.
Si cam ni:.rn:..i
l-*fKNISll    It.iOMs-
-   H>.R SUl-l l.lTc IJ WVI11 UK T
WINUS. 1.IQCOKS. CHI AIIS
ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL
A. J. McMURTR-E, iVoprlator
LADVSMI1H.   .C
Newly fitted up and
Furnishod
"Good tallies and Rood
Rooms
I    consider MINARD'S LINIMENT
the BEST liniment used
i got my   root badly lammed_ ._a_^** | g'arded.     Chamberlain's Cough Re.
medv counteracts anv  tendencv  o
seaport of Qiiilimnne. on the east
coast of vfricn, (o Port Hern id
in  Ih-itish Terriiory.  i:"-,   advocated
Kind Lady���And you say your blue
blood  has often   born  recognised?
Oritty (icor��e���Sure, miiin. \Vliy,
one lime de.biukenian threw me off
at   Palm  Ho-idi.���Puck.
1 ''He's so    bashful    thai     he   never
could   propose  lo  a   woman."
"Olr,   1 guess   not.     lie's   mat lied,
yo.u '.now."
"Ves,      but   he married   a    widow,
didn't, be?"���Cleveland Leader.
iT'tSDANGKROUvS'
��� TO NJvGLKCT A COLD
How often no we lie.ar.it remarked "Its only a cold," and ft few days
later learn that the man is on his
back wilh pneumonia. This is of
such common occurence thai a cold,
however slight, should not be disre
.Mrs. Kin,Heigh���My good man are
you anxious to earn a supper?
Plodding Pete��� Naw, ' I'm anxious
lo  *'at a  supper.���Cleveland   Leader.
The Drama��� " 'Eve, 1 say, 'Liza,
we've .seen  this  'ere  play  before!"
''.\*o, we ain't."
(Wordy argument follows.)
"Why, don't you remember, sometime as Bill tool; us to the 'Pig an'
Whistle,' an' we 'ad stewed eels for
supper1?"
"Oh, Lor' Yes, 1h.it tala-s me
L-ack to  it!"���Puck.
5"<!**SS___SJ
IT DEFIES
COMPETITION
vy I bathed it well with MINARDS
LINHV1ENT, and if was as well as
ever next dav   Yours very truly,
t. o. Mcmullen.
a cold to result in pneumonia, and
has gained its great popularity and
xtensi've sale by its prompt cures
of tht. most common ailment.. It
always cures and is pleasant lo take
For sale bv L-adysniitltPhannacv. "
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1 for Fr'ospectors |
OTHER OBJECTIONS.
: ��
"Gladly   w-oiikl  1   die  for   you." ||j
Her  look of  hauteur wns .maintained despite  this plea.
"You are in .error," she. replied,
coldly, "If you think the color of }3
your hair .const i I tiles niy chief oh- | p
jrction  to  you." ���        | Q
The good-nig lit  was  brief and so0n. ! js
���Philadelphia   f.cdncr. | ffS
 x_  ! SA
**" -"��� -���~    \I\
WITH TME DAMWi;:i), H
��� Auflior���Look   hi.-ie'      1   want     vnn ! tg.
o   relrncl   what  you   said    about   m. j ��i
book. ! "J
���*diioi'--U'h:il/ wio;  I lie o! i;e.clioihu-ile \rp
eoniijieht? j -.;.
j\utilior���W.b.v ,    \o-.i   list   it.    as   oik-
of   lhe  '������.Ax.  best sellers."���American
Iv'NOTS  UNTIED.
.^        They  are   nil     leather,    and   ^,     fi���������,,,._.],,_.,,  nil, Kl,0.    ���o   you   pro-,.
"���-���-   felnoimee  .'siou.*;  Falls  Sou  or  Si-ox?     I
||      Ouyor���Sue,
. made to  stand  strehiiou.s
a^o in iTiine or  forest.
���|;J~H7. /.Ten's Tan Chip
I ptwan Yea! Kip Pros-
, pectors'   F3oots
Ten-inch     blucher    cut,     wilh
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Giiiiuer���Sue? J j*|
CLiiycr���i'cs,   that is   where so,'many ' t"j
of  the  smart   set go   lo sue   for    di   \$>
!| DUNDEE������
PORTLAND HOTEL.
DAVID HYNDS,  Prop.
|   Ticket and  Freight OfTice, 75
(iovernment Street.
I
Transcontinental
Trains Daily
i
Board at reason:) h'.c
Rates
The bar is extrh   well
Stocked
This  Hotel  has   been completely- '    renovated.
Hoard and lodging $1.00 per day.
HOTEL-    PRETORIH
JOHNTFA, Proprietor
Rar  Supplied  with   the   Host    Wines, 1st Avenue :-:  :-" *-* Ladysiuith  H.cV.
Liquors  and  Cigars." ,
: ;)The New. Train���,'. .���:;.���_.
ORIENTAL LIMITED
The Train of
Ease, .Elegance,   Excellence..
Every mile a picture, and
no smoke to spoil the view.
Through Compartment, Observation and Pullman Sleepers; also, Through. Tourist (
Cars to Chicago. . .   '
At antic Steamship Business to Europe
��� it our Specialty
Union    Terminals   with   all
Steamer lines,  .
llerth ��� reservations by wirel
Great' Northern S.S.  Co. '.
FOR JAPAN    AND  CHINA.
.1
S. S. Minnesota . will sail*
from Seattle,   April  29th....,  ���
For rates, folders a��d fidl
information, call on or address,
S. 0. 'YERKES, i;
A.O.r.A., Seattle, Wash.'
K. R. STEPHEN,
.:  --Oea.*> Age*it,,-Jt\-icto! ja-,-r:B:C.
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TH6CITY MHRK6T:
R. Williamson Prop
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ist. Avenue Ladysmith B-G^
5T0VES! STOVES! !
we are making HEATBRS and RANGES of I
Latest Styles and Newest Patterns--We do }
!���������.. Al | kinds of [-ou ad ry and Repair Work |;J
Nickei PI a1 ing in all its brandies a Specialty    |
TICKET OFFICE
Cor, Government and Yates [Is. !���*
VICTORIA, B   C
? Trains daily |0 St. Caul, f|
Mimieapolis, Dulmii linl\ J
h'nst. |
2 Trains    daily     to Denver,
Omaha, Kansas City, SI
Louis     an.!    East      ain
Southeast..
t.
and
Atlantic Sft-'uns/iif) TrV.Vfet.s <>!i
j��'��I�� to ami from till European
Points i;
This is the ONLV line       to
YELLOWSTONE l'AUK.
Tourist sleepiMs on all txains
For parLiculars  call  on     or
write E. E. Blackwood, General  Agent,   Victoria, B.C.
A.    D.    Charllon,   A.C.l'.A.,     g
N.P.,   Porlland, Ore
Ladysriiith Stove & Iron Works Go. Ld   \
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VANCOUVER, B.  O. ;!  "
WM.   MUiVSIR,. President.    A.  XV.  COBURNT, ��� Managing Director.
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QUALITY SEASONF.I).      AND    DRIED   .h'LOORl NOS      AND
FINISH I NO  U'Mm-'I*   IN STOCK -,
Are You
Going East
The- bt ��ur�� your tickets  re���<*   ��;.-.
If voii .iP3" ContcmplatinK;
PAPFRjMa YOUR BOOMS
���Call -'.'at--'
J, B, Smith's Shop
On .Rohrrts Stree, nnd see all the
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with    full   bellows .tongue   to   Is
fhe tip; have double, silver cyp-   *"'
lets   and   stud   hool-.'S;.     double
sole  and  slip;    standard .screw  jg
fastened;  .slugged    nrciund   the
"lor-ejiart and )ieel.      A     comfortable as   well   as a   durable
boot.
Ask for them at your Dealers
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Srtieiti ii'y  Works r. t
LADYSMITH,     B;C...'
f     HEAD OFFICE
I DUNCANS STATION. CLERMONT LIVINGSTON-- "",     I
I       Vancouver. Island, B. C. General Manager. *
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The only   line  how  making    (JNIOjN
DEPOT    connections at ST.  PAUL
ind      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the
through     trains    from    the     Pacifk.
Coast.
THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TV
FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWES-
RATES,   THE   FASTEST  TIME.
BETWEEN
MINNEAPOLIS,  ST.   PAUL,   ClliV
CAOO,    OMAPIA,    KANSAS Cl'l \
and ALL  POINTS EAST.
For complete  inroimation  ask  y
local asrent or write,
F. W. PAR KEF*
f*-*nf.r_l    f r.-e\'
-iW 2nd   Ave.,  Si*-��<-��*
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Organs ..
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Latest Designs in
WALLPAPERS
We    mal.c a  Specialty of the papei-
ing Business. ..
Under .M.-ituiKii-.i.r.t
Hotel Wilson
'.'Nanaimo, B. C.
Jas. K. McKhmel
Proprietor.-.,
Commercial  Mens'. bead;iu:i',-t��r*"i.
Modern  and      Strictly  First  CIhbs.
Fire Proof    I'nil dint*.
I Scotlands Best..
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Pacific Coast   Agency. ��� *���
VICTORIA, :-: ;--: ���������  .-���: :-*.-B,G. ' $
Resturant and lodging Rooms
-HAS   BEEN   REMOVED TO-
=First  Avenue-
PAINTING   AND  PAPBIWANGiNG
Neatly arid Artistically Done	
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R1QS POR HIRE
AVOGD   and   bARK
For Sale and  Delivered
EXPRESS WORK
DAVID JOHNSON
PHONE 66 L-ADYSMITH
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AL BLACKSMITH
Miners^ Drilling Mabliines
MADE TO ORDER arid REPAIRED   AT  SHORT  NOTICE.      DRILLS
SHARPENED   BY   OS      ALWAYS     GIVE  SATISFACTION.
-���PICKS .HANDLED   A   -VI) REPAIRED���
-S II I P"SM I T H I N G
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norf-cshoer* and Genera Ulacksinitns.
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Hantifacturers of the ,.,,..
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;$..,��� 'Lager'.- iSi-cr   and Porter      Guaranteed   Brew
|       f ��� > ri   th j B ;it  Canadian   Malt   Run   Mops
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CUBAN CIGi
Mannfacturcrs of the Famous
GUivS   iLJSSOl
None  Im    Union Labor    Km ployed
TI   J.   HOOTH. Prop
����������������� ���-������������������������������� a hot solution  of fresh lime     wash,
to  which    crude    carbolic    acid has
been  added    in   the  above mentioned
' '    proportion.
'., :.   J   Outbuildings,    fences     and     tying
:-     posts   with  which   infected i   animals
have  been  in    contact   should     also,
when possible,   lie' thoroughly  treated.
in a similar manner.
All ordinary harness and stable
utensils which have been in co_tact
with infected animals or infected premises, should l>c thoroughly soaked
in a hot solution of crude carbolic
acid of a strength of one part ;to
twenty. ��� .
Materials   which -'might    be  injured
���by the above treatment, such as valr
liable harness, robes, cushions,,   etc.,
which have- been  iii contact with  infection, should, be placed in an    air
.light, room and  fumigated with .For-'
!maldehyde,  after ������which  they   should
'be thoroughly cleaned,
j ���'���!. Stables��� where    outbreaks    have
occurred   or where  diseased' .animals
have, inadvertently or  otherwiseii>een
'..stabled,  even  temporarily,  the clensing and    disinfection should be csp'e-
.cially thorough, and in siich cases, it
is  safest  to  remove  and  burn    feed
���hox-es  and", mangers .when-of     wood;
iron articles can    he. rendered harm-
Te-ss  by  passing   them  through     fire,
or hy  immersing them for-sometime.
���in,    boiling-    Water.     All litter from
'.suspected animals should  Ix-<������ burned,
���or carefully -fenced until used.
5. Farmers'     and    others     should,
|   believer    possible, / a\oid'.admitting
���stra-ge, horses-.'Or ��� mules'"to  the   pre-
j.mises occupied     by  their own    ani-
jmals; especially of tbe same   speck ,
11 is a good  plan to reserve  a,-; isolated  building  for ouLside horses   or
mules,  but  where  this  is  impossible
, they may  be '.'accommodated in    cow
stables, cattle    not being subject  to
glanders infection.    Such horses   and
j mules should be 'watered from speciai
pails,     which,   together  with     other
.-1 stable, utensils     used  en   or     about
j them, should be carefully elensed '.'and
| disinfected before homo  used for   other    animals.':    Stallsoccupied    In
{strange hor.->es or. mules should    be ,      .   -,
'well cleansed and disinfected, and if TheIntermediate League������ baseball
'at all possible, left unoccupied "for gamo betweoh..the.-Rnhancc-and -.ho
'some time. | Ladysmith      teams     which was      to
have  tn ken   'place   in  Ladysmith    on
Co
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RESIGNATION
IS NOT ACCEPTED
St.  Petersburg, May :".���Much my.-..-  'being' equivalent'   to. dismissal.    iThe
lifrcation lias Ijwii  aroused     by     th..- ���;, nOn-appc-aranco   .'of   a   rescript       ;>r:
fact     that Emperor Nicholas has nut   eepting  Witte's' resignation    is      fur-
yet   in definite  words attempted i-ouui.   the,r  cause   for continent    and        the
Witte's resignation    as  premier.       It   theory     is advanced'   that  the    I'm-
sit-ins    that   Witte  Received'   a    letter   pc-ror    is  .still    hesitating    in       vie-v
from   ihe.   Kmpo-or      thanking       him   of  the    general     expression  of   opin-
for- liis zealous and  ablo services,   ,i,i' ion  in'regard to AL   Goreniykin
tho  past    arid    Witte.  ac.ce.ptctl     Huh  j discard       the old     premiqr.
in   connection     with   his   i-CKigtiatio.il
and   the  report    of "M
appointment'...-to  i'le  | ri-uii.-rshi[>     a-; j ignation     hasbeen ���tendered."
same   .  time  it
..I'.
to
At.   the
is  known  pb.si t iv..-l \
Ooivmykiu's"���! that   Interior  Minister   Durnovo's rew
i
SUPREME CHE1F OF
*! RATHB6nE SISTERS
gemc-nts arc. being
made    for lhe.
',1V-
enl.,   so     while  Hi
-. news     thai..
..he
Suprcni.i   Chief   "i
.;   lo "visit   .and'"
lie
Tlfs Morning's   Herald says:
...The chief.-of lire   local  lodge  of  the
liathbone   Sisters,': received    .si      very
pleasant surprise yesterday in forte, idoir guesi for u-. onple <.f days, was
of a ci.iiiiijiiniiniioii from tho riuj.- )(1|il0 ,������,.(;fM.1: ���,.,., mid thn '. nol ic:
re me Chii-i' (if lhe order, Airs. Lydia '.^ew short, they " will not Me. al-
A. .Muni'ii.', gi\ log the news thut she together iiiipre|.ar.-d lo giv�� their
will visit Xiiimh.io while (he Crand, distinguished visii i.r a prop.-i
Lodge'   i's   Uv session'.
. rocup-
Wll
Mrs.    Miniro.'1, tion.
the
vvill  l.e,in  Vancouver oh Wumlity and.    This js the   Iirst
lim.'-     Mrs.    Muu-
I.uh  visit..-d   the    Island    in  her
ross  to litis c-ity on the     .Joa-wor
oillHM- Muiuiin  or Tuesduy.  For somo...nicial  capacity   and the local  I'ath-
llnio   tin-  members  of  the loval  lodge   Iione   Sisters    ar-   nalurally      pron-i
have  been   preparing    for the    Crand   lhat  she   should  l>e pleased ,.o  hon-
A CHAMPION.
Ma  Twaddles ��� Tommy Twnd.llc-s,
what-do   you  mean by cursing     ami
the s\V'i;ariii'g' iii  that. boi'i'itile. inaimei  at
i'hr.t  liti-lc hoy.      '
Triuiiny   Twaddles���Well,  ma hc was
(J.   K.   II. Adams who  nial.'iii' 'fun  of our church.
,   . ,.'������ -���-������o���
and   .iruprcssiw;      (li.-i.
Lodge  scssh.ri    and   elabornte
nrrar.*   or ,them  with  her  presence .Iirst-
LADVSMiTtl  UAKEKY
CHOICE    CAKES     AND    PASTRY
ALWAVS     FRESH "ON  HAND
Wedding    Cake-   -.lade   to   Order
FULTJ'S    AMD    CANDIES  OF  ALL
KINDS.    iTRESil    BREAD   EV-
-   . ERV,   DAY.V,
Prices    arc     Vcrj   Reasnnuble.      AJ1
Customers  are  Treale.il  Alike.
IIOF   LEE &. CO.
ON THE   SSPLANADE.
I   it. Where new  horses or mules-are
purchiised  in or from districts where
L SIMPSON
Sol!cit��r.   >.*;4f
flrfpey'-fo    Lea??
1st. 4v��(U��.   -    -    -  LA?��SV| H
EXCELLENT
BETWEEN
mmm, lobdon,
K^lLTOH, YOROHTO,
I MOS.TREAL QUEBEC,
-'PO-R.TUIID, BOSTON,
Ami iiR> Prlnc.liial Uuslueas Centers of
Ontario, Quebec, and tho]
CVIarstime Provinces.
ALSO TO BUFFALO, HEW YURK AKO
PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS, j
J-'oi- Time Tulik'H, eti-.., inUlroas
CEO. W. VAUX,
alstiint Gcn'l rnssniiKoi- iiiul Ticket
r��� CHICAGO, ItU.
LADYSNIITH . TEMPLE,'': No. 5.���
llallibone Sisters, mcels-in lhe Odd
ft 1 lows' Hall, every -nd and Itli
Tuesday,  ai 7:'M p.m.
MRS.  KATE TA'J'I.-:,
M. of R. ^  ('.
���_tit fvv.t^-trfi*-��^-^7_r*.-/-_-^jj.-.T-_j-j��-y^
GffiNEKAJ. LXPHESS AND
DELIVERY
WORK PROMPTLY   D*
Leave orders at tbe Abbotsford.
Dr.R. B. Diei
Surgeon Dentist
All work luaranteed, and at reasu
able ratu.
RESIDENCE AND OFFICE
Gatacre St.
OPEN AT Ail- HOURS.
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lull,   i
jWCIENT
niimiis
Wt-iiinp.toir   I'irnvi'   No
ftleels    ui  I hi- ��� I-  I.    Il
ilysinil.li,     Uie    Set Olid    and
H'edni'Silats  nf e.-icb   month,  ci
tr.tr Ui-ilnesdny.   l.'lth.,  JtKir..
V.ls-U.inu;   Ihiiids     an- ii'vlle.i
tend.
Hv Oi:i,-r
WM   KAI-TEH,  Keel S-v
i.'ATRK'K   I'.KI'K.   N.   "*
DAY SCHOOL
Uiual   subjects  taught;  also    jan-
guage*-.- drawing  in  pencil   and crayons,  paint ng  in  oils  and   water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv-  glanders ���������exists, "they -should, -^ iinles--*
eu in classes ()r individually. carefully tested  with Mallein prior to
UISS  DERI'It AM, purchase,  be stabled apart and clbse-
Ladysinith,  B   is. iy   watched for soine time before���he-
 ! j in;!,   brought -iii: contact* with" cither
W.  SILI- f< ^animals of  ihe ei|uine species.
7. It must  Ixv borne -in' mitul tliat
while nasal discharge, br ulceration,
enlarged glands,  the presence of farcy
Ijuds, "iinaccoiintable. sweJling; of .thi
limbs  and  general uinthriftncss often
j characterizes cjiscb ,of  Glanders,   the
disease exists, in. many * animals with-
ou 1, for, the    time-Jreing.-auy external   manifestation .whatever,. tlieonly
| means of detection-Tn such  cases/be-
j ing  the Alallein   test,. :and: that these
occult or latent,  cases,, arc., in some
respects the most dangerous., because
{unsuspected.     Our  experience    shows
that it  is     possible for animals    of
LtjtdVSmith  this-'-'��� class'to  convey   infectioQ    to
j others-without themselves developing
'acute     symptoms...   It    is therefore
J plain   that great. caution should    be
exercised   on   the   purchase or- hand-
jJing of strange horses or  mules,   especially in those districts where    the
disease has become established.   - :
.s. The   carcasses   of animals dying
from or slaughtered as being affected
with 0landers should, .when   possible
(ire burned, or failing this1; buried  at
least six  feefc  beneath  the surface.
-J. Owners of premises where : outbreaks ha-vc lieen dealt with should
bear iu mind that Inspector car.i.ot
recommend release from quarantine
unless ti is in fee tion has been carried
out in a satisfactory manner, and
that compensation for animals slatigh
, tercd cannot, be paid unless a certi-
licate of clensing. and disinfection has
been received by the Minister of .Agriculture.
!   JO. Horse owners  should have    no
C^jt^^f^^MhW'^Y'? hesitation  in  reporting   to  this     Dc-
^^^S^k^^A^^K 0*      ��� partrncnt or  to-its insrectors the ex-
��� ���    ���        ��� isteiie.e of  actual  of suspected    cases
WARNING���--GLANDERS  ��.f glanders."-The  disease has     been
spreading  rapidly   nf  late  years,   and
it   is    a matter      of  public interest
In districts Avl.ere. the e.',,,(.e.nce   of   ,,,.,. ~my   fresll   C6ntre   ,|f   infection
(Ilanders- is suspected',   ..ml  esj-.ecially should   lie  discovered  and   dealt,   with
iu  neighborhoods  where  actual     oui- as  promptly  ��s. irossihle.
breats  have occurred,     lhe    adoption A.  0.  RUTHERFORD,
or thc  folloTving  precinil ions   by own Veterinary  Director General
ers   m" horses and  others    interested. n,,-'��l tl,,L'"*  of Agriculture,
NANAIMO NEWS NOTES
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Messrs       ltoherL    Domiei t    and   ,' .T.  on lhe     Cricket' grounds and     p'-om-
Oibspn made lhe. trip"yesterday from  ises      to"bo.    of'great .. interest  in  a*i
Ciiniberland to Nanaimo by whec-r.
They will i-eturir by .ihe same route  to-morrow.
Siimlay bus been  postponed uni il
later date.
Mr. N'akainura of .Titpah, and who
is touring, the world was in Nnnaiim*.
yesterday, u guest, at the Windsor"
'Hotel.'' Mr. Xakan-.tua was greatly
pleas*;*<l -with Briri ,h ('oluiiil.iii nnd
contemplatJ.'s a long s-n.V in \'e~-
toria. Tor ; which city ho leaves ".hi-
'n.oi'iiing.
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J. PIERCY & SO
Manufacturers Of.���.
IRONOLTiO    BRAND
CLOTHING,
OVERALLS,
TOP SHIRTS,
ETC,
__*__H_Mt___��_M_��___aai
WHOLESALE DRY GOODS
i
Mr. C. it. 1Vi'.\ (tone-.Lack, lately of
Grand l-'orks, is now- teller in the
Royal linn'" of this city, taking the
place vacated yesterday by Mr. O'-
Connell. Mr. lUrydone-.lacIc state;*
that he is very glad lo get down to.
tho'const again aftei- a few yen rs. in
Kpoton.iy- He i.s son of Dr. tiiy-
done-Jnck  of Vancouver.
much     that    both teams    are in     w-
ceilent. training    and both      'anxiou'i,
to carry off the   honors.
.��.   ���������   ���������
At  a   meeting of   lhc   Lawn  Tennis
Club   hold   last 'evening    the"   following olt'cers     wore I'le'ctcd    for the eii-
laiihg year:
Ron. 'President���T. Ai, Stock cat.
lion." Vice-Pros.���Rev.    A.      Silva-
Whito.
I'l-esklcnt���E.' .E:   Summers.
.Vice-President��� Dr. .1.. ''.T.' OTtrian.
Secrotary-Treas���T. Al.  Fiit'ch.>r. '.'
Managing'.' Committee���Messrs   Sed-
gewick nnd 'I'eagtte togollwr with  the
1'raiideiii. and  K'ecretary.
lUtdies Coniihittec���Mesdamt-3 HogUV
Peto, and Miss Kitchin. ..���.
, Lt ..was, decided to .���immediately '������*-
I'.iir and place, in good order the
Club court and the. prospects for tho
ensuing season -arc of the, brightest
A now .feature this season will be
the admittar.ee of ten members, i.e.
nou-playing members. -, but" who   wil;
have    the     privilo
or   using     tne
club gJ*>unds for n    nominal  fee.
Yesterday  was n  day full  of   won.
for the ��� members ot  the. Drstrict m.-et
Mrs.    S.  Oedd.'K, .Kennedy.      street.,.' ing oi" the Methodist   Church   in    the
has   received   word   iroin   two   of   her   Wallace-Street Methodist church,
sisters    who   resided   in   San   .   Fran-      Dueing the-     day  the various
: i ports   of the   various  churches
re-
were
Cisco  at the  time  of  the earthquake.)
The latter states   that though    being ' "-"����������� lwiow alld the.Statistical "8l-.:-
considcrably    shaken     up  tliey escap   retary was   able     to  report  niagnilied    thc   disaster,      unscathed. An   cent  progress    all   over  thc    Districi.
aunt of Mrs. Ceddes"   who resided onl The statement   of   this    progress     in
Market   Street     was    not   so      lucky ! figures may look somewhat, cold and
however,    for   nil    of  her     property | informal.,  but it it-lls of earnost, caw-as destroyed     as  a  result    of     the' thusiastie   and persistent      work    on
fire which followed tho earthquake,     j t}*e part  of the people   oi"  tho      cir
#    s    # .                   ��� '. ! curls  and missions.     The     following
CUN"  CLCli  SHOOT. ! items, are of public interest:
The   weekly    Oiiri   Club  shoot      was'     Membership,     1'irtG;   increase    over
held    .\-osterday       arid   the      results   Inst year,  4-1.
'follows- j     Missionary givingfi,  ^17o(>v   increase
over last year $500.
Raised      for    Cornvex-ion.al      Fund:-*.
S.nClO:  increase oyer last  year, SVO:?.
���Total raised    for all purix)ses. Sfirf-
1HVJ,
A very pleasant interruption *o *,u'
routine   bu.siiie.-.s      too!',   place when
the  members  ��f  llw     District am}.
with   friends   who   are   entertaining thorn
nest   wvnt   for  a p'easuro  jaunt      in Mr.
Sabbath   Observance   (.Vnumittec   ������
Rev...  6.   V.   Hicks,    Mr.  J .'.Watson.
(.'hurch   Property    .Coimiiittee���Rev.
���   ��   '���.
(i.   W.   Ik-air,   Mr.    11.  P.     .Edwards',
���Slave of Woi'k ("tJrriinittee��� Hey.   K.
L5..  l.uidl.y',    .Mr,    W.   Uivthour.
��� "'loi'iiii'ntiiiig Coniuiii tee��� Itcv. '(.>.  iv.
Si.  A'd.-.Uiis,  Al1^:,   0.   .Sjx-ncer.' :
'the Jjov: .Li: lv. IJ, -.Adiiius" ��\o
i-hxii'd rcpic-joritative lo .the Stationary Committee, with the lie.',
rf.    J." Thompson  as'-alternate.
.v. lii.'ssage <.h' congratulation tvu-;
oidcr.-d ���. lo he. sent. to the ' l.tcv.
l.'riiicipal .Sijj).rcll upon tho, honir
coui'ei.r-ed upon him by the Victoria IJnivcr.sii.y, Toronto, in offering .him     the  '.liegrev   of   I).   1).
Tlie -Secretary   was. ordered, to .send
a letter   of   syj.iipulhy     to  the".' 'Rey.
it   ii.  tju.vSiey     of Saanieh
uiv.il.le    to ij,:-     preseiit   on account of
.sickness.
The   ftye'n-iiig .session,       coauiHlnce.l
with, a ���'public .service   in   the    church.
A   goodly      in'imb.-r   gntHi-red    foi'��� the
s.-r'vice.. and   ihe .singing-"was    great-
l.v enliniici'd     by the   presence of   the
choir,    who   rendered    ihroe      nnl hems
in fjiiotl  si.vl.'.   , Th..;  cha'irmnii of    '.he-
..listrie; j   Sir.   S.-ini'ord,   ..-ondiu-ti-d    I lie
Her'vii'c';''  the      Kev.    . T.'-   II.       Wright
..ri'.-reij '.he ojieiui/g priiyer,     nnd
I lev",    A.    Tv     liob'ei'l.s  read  ihe scrip-'
lures:     The seiiiioii      was     prehcln.-.l |
by  th..-    Kev.
gave   nn   abb
course'��� I'ri.in i lie t.-M f.iiind . in , Ael.s
'2; 17. The subject', 'J'hc ,..Chtiraeli.'ris-
t ics oi' the , J'rophe! i<* Church of
Christ, was handled in a' mast.-rly
manner. Some ru" the.' cbnrat-teri--.-1
1 ics of the Prophetic church-.mention
ed : were ' lh.it i( iniisf .lie experinicn-
lul: wc cannot .forti.'l.l'.'the glorious
news .until v.ohin'o melted our
own soul, .we-��� must have nn exne-r-
imeiilal" kin;iu .lodge' of the salvation
of Cod, we niii.-it realize the. truth
uo would leach;- the prophetic 'chu iv h
must have posiiive -affirmations,,
"what wi; have' fell and seen with con'
/idenco we ���t.-ll, aiid''publish to the
.sons of men the signs of hu'nllibliv"
The sermon closed with ;tn *.*lo-
qtient a.|.��peol .' fur a deeper eonso-_
e ration and for in ore earnest .prayer' that. Ihe 'revival of God's work
might b" seen in. oilr own lime.
A unanimous' \ote of thanks -was
rendered To the elon.ient s[>enke'' for
his very��� helpful s-viiinon-at a later
period of I he session of the "District.
Hey..' T. H.' \\'ri;hl then gave ' a-
jnper.on '"Son,..- forces at' the'-dos-
poSi'i! , of I he church" which ; was
heard with the deep interest it, nior-
ited.
Immediately at the close, of tlie
public ser'vice the District, resumed
the . consideration rn' business. Vaiv
ions resolutions dealing with-matters to be referred fo Confererice
\vere brought forward; one. iwommon
ding that women be granted all Aie
lights thai, are now possessed by
men.iii t he courts   of the church, urg
THEPLANS
NOT STOLEN
"London/"; May-V<l.���IJniicil State-!
������Ambassador; Reid.,. and Lieut. Commander    John.   >*".    Gibbons,      naval
������      /���    ,   '
attache    of   the    American    Ambassy
hi;re, emphatically denie "the allegation cabicHl" to New York that tho
Ijlaris of the British battleship Di;-..u-
naught ..wm stolen by ah ol'icial . ;'
tiro. 'JJrit'ish Admiralty and sold . u
Uiiited Slates. As a fact the main
outlines of the plans were already
kjibwn to the""'representatives of all
the powers who .attended the launch
who was i��fi' "-t Portsmouth they )iuvin>- been
allowed to examine them lively,
'l'he Lor.cls.of the Admiralty and t'h^
Chief Secretary are absent ia dockyards, but 'he Associa ted press i.-;
assured by. the,,under oHic'ials that,
there, is  no I ruth    in  the report.
WE NEVER COUNT.
Teacher���Who   was  t be
fust
The
man'' ,';.-'"
The Lillle   Cirl.^ve's   litisUa-nd���1
i forget his  name.���Cleveland Leadei.
' "C'hoosing a. bccoining derby is a
real art," o'"��erv.wl Styles.by-. "iDid
you  ever thin't   of it?".    ,''
'.'No',", said/his friend, .quickly; "I
always take my own.''; ^"'froit Free
Press. ���
were a?
A  Class Medal.���
Throe ties,  .1.  Vnwdort,
Dr.   Brown,    Scores    liV
leer and    C.   Mnrtin    lid
place,  score  X'6.
IJ.  Class-
Two     I ic-si     W. .  r-Tpnll   and R
lior,   score til.
The nod shoot  in connection
the    Club     will   take       place
Wednesday   and   i ho     Sb-dal       s
on Slav  17t.h.
.1. Graham
C. IL Bar-
Tor       next.
I.-Oi
hoo;
will .do much Lo prevent the spread
of thc disease aml-tliy t-sta-blishuM-iii
of fresh centres  of infection.
t.  Horses or mules ha", ing  a   nasal
'discharge  or  other suspicious    synip-
i   :voids should  not  be admired   toli.-
ery   or  feed  stables  or   yards,   black-'
Ottawa, Mdreh,   190fi.
UAMI:'.  SI NTt.W.
A   uaiiic   has. been     ai ranged       !'..-
tw.;on   the.     l:*ii.(>le  Hn-.fhnll  r.-nra and
tie*.     N'anaimo   Iirtlian-r    for     Sniithiy
nest.      M   will   si iirt    a*      '2     o'.locl-:
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NOTICE
From       this   daf,-:   the  undersigned
will   not ' he ��� responsible foi   any   in
dehtedness     incurred   except,'on       ��
wril.len order signed |>y the secrel.-arv I111*4"17'01* should
Rowland   Machiri.
V.   r,   EXPLORATION ,v   DEVEf
OI-MENT CO.,  LTD.
.���Vii'i   smith shops, church or school   sheds,
em-;:      railway  stock   yards,   private  stables
|or other places where  they arc likely
jt.o  conic  into  direct or  indirect contact  with   animals of  thc equine species.
j*.  All  stables,  yards or sheds used
for  the accommodation  of horses   or
I mules should    be  regularly and    frequently elensed and disinfected -iu Uie
��� manner  proscribed  below.
i. '6.  After clensing the premises thoroughly,   and   burning' all   dobris,    the
,e   well    gone     over
Limited
P
with hot-steam,    or  boiling     water, :^
adding to  thc latter   at    least     one.   I , ��� , , .,
quart of crude carhalic  acid  to  each ! ^  *"* 'fv>     '*���-*'*      ^��vi-��P*.in
Attention Is called  to ".he    Tact that th*
Ogilvie Flour nills  Co,
makers   of  ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have lor s'.me. ��.lmt
past been producing llo-r in a   vastly   imnrnv.-.l   *>n1   oar*-' -rn
by  the aid of ELECTRICITY
and having secured control of   ail tie basic patents n-l;itlr.c Ct-*^
In, take this opportunity of a (Ivisinc.   the   public   lhat   *nv
orized  users of the electrical   flour   purHyiog proeessts   wiii  ��� <��� m-i>
B��CUt��!l
Oarl'vio "/"'.oiir- VIUls Cow-j^uy Tj^ralt ���* 1
Jaa-iti* - *wli'��af>   F!..***j.t
Not)  IVrsnnal  l.fabll'ty.
V|;;-t-
P
M*v   IRtli.   "lOB
live gallons,  after   which   tlie     entire
s pa-'ifi ��I '>y r.i 3 5JU>ot*rie Proooss
surface should  be   thickly coated with   (_a__*a-S_CS___
_*:'i.a-iB__^i5M2_a_s_as__ga
Camplwll's launch, on the invitatio-i
of Hev. A. M. ami Mrs. Sanford. A
hearty vote, of thanks was tendered
to Sir. and Mrs. Sanford for .the
Ihoughtfullnoj-s in arranging ���' ���' ���
trip.
Tie- following laymen .were electe-1
delegates to the forthcoming Conference, meeting in Victoria n��*x'
week:
A. Lee, N. Shal-f.si'euie. C. Spencer. A Xtchols. A. IT. Baker.
Victoria; W. Bret hour, Saanieh: '...
Watson, Somenos; R. P. Edwards,
Salt Spring Islnn.l: W. Manr-oa, -i.
P. I1. T. flryant, Xanaimo; Or. Oil-
l(v.pi.\ Curid.w.?rlaiid. .Tns. TViiemtu;,
Ladysmith.
The elevtions lo the various
commit'..wi oi the. Coiu'erenc- re-
ruiltert    as  follows:
Sunday School Conimil toe ��� Kev. .\
E.  Roberts, Mr.    V   Shakespeare.
Epworth League Commit tee��� liev.
.1.  S.,Thompson, Air.  A. Lev*.
Contingent Commit i-ov��� Rev. W. C.
Se-hlichter. Mr. W. .Manson. M. i\
P.
Susl'-nl at ion Coiumittee���!!.-\". L
.1    Mcl.nt.yiv,    STr.    T.  Tlryant.
Teiiif'..-'-:i.ncii    Comviiit.''-e���'Rev.       '���'>
I..  ITall. Mr.     ,.!.  H.   Baker.
ATernor-inl Committ��c--R<?v. A. Al
Sanford     Dr.    CWllespi-*-
ing the impo.-tance. of supporting any
movement in i'a\or of the enact-
merit of an .old age ������pension scheme;,
recommendir.g changes in the salaries of ministers: asking that representation be given laymen on the
Stationing Committee; re Conferen-
tc  Special    Committee.
The hearty .thanks of lhc District
was profe'T..d to the friends of
Nanaimo. who hod so kindly
entertained the visitors. Orr -motion
of the Roe. (}. K. R. Adama, seconded by Mr. Noah . Shakespeare Ca
hearty appreciation of tin
was. tendered to the. Rev. A. \T
Sanford for his efficient .services as
Chairman of tho District, anil >o
the other officers- of the District
for their pnonsl akine- efforts on h."--
bali"  of  the   work.
Synopsis  of Canadian Homestead
���Regulations.
An}',', available .Dominion Lands'
\vithin,;the.: RaiHyay Belt���,-.. in British
Columbia, may. .he.. homestcaded by
any person yvho is tlie solo, head of.
a family, or ;any male over e ghteen
years of age, .to. the,extent o{ onc-
q-uarter-section of ICO . acres, more
or less. '���.���;'
Entry must be .-T'nade personally at
the local .land "office, for the district
.in;.which the land  is-situate,
The homesteader., .is rc,qsuirc.a to per-
forni-.the. conditions, connected therewith - under one , of the following
plans:
"('!") At least six months' residence
it) on and cultivation of the land in
each year for  three years.
(2) If the fal-har, (or rao'lher, if the
father ..is deceased), of thc. homesteader resides upon a farm in -the vicinity of; the land entered for, the" requirements as to residence -may be
satisfied by such person residing with,
t-he father or mother.
(3).Tf the settler has his permanent ...residence upon farming land owned-by him in the vicinity of his hom��
stead, the." requirements as to residence may be satisfied by residence
upon..the said land.
Six    inonthe'   notice     in     writi..-
shouhl be given to the Commissioner
.yV, .'���'". iof Bondnion Lands at Ottawa of in-
1S """'  lention to apply for patent.
I    Coal lands may be purchased at $10
j per acre for  soft coal and    $20   for
ianthracite.       Not     more     than 320
acres can be a(*";3ui_red by one individual   or company.     Royalty at     the
rate    or ten  cents  per ton  of   2,000
i"he meeting vvaO,ro..ght  to a dote \ ,>01l,lds sha],     ^     collected   :   on    the
gross output.
W.   W.   CORY,
.Deputy of  the Minister 0f Interior,
by
tile
singing
of  the
hyniii
Til
i..
tin*
lie   thai
bind*'
nnd
[>n-
by
l!ev.
A.    M.
Smrl'oi-
1.
*Kootenay Steel Ran
;SS5G_iaS
A GOOD BAKER
The oven in the Kootenay Rang-e is scientifically proportioned to the size of the fire-box, so that no more fuel can be
burned than i.s absolutely necessary to heat the oven.
The oven is lined with heavy sheet steel, which  is a ^rc-.-.t
radiator of heat and insures
a uniform  heat  throughout gj
the  oven���no danger  of a |j
loaf of bread being- half done b-l
on one side and  burned on i*3
the other. gj
The Kootenay  Range  is |j
built on scientific principles fej
throughout, and should be [3
carefully   examined   before p]
buying any other. >J
Sold   by  all  enterprising ��
dealers. ^
Booklet free.
McCIary_
London* Toronto, Montreal,. Winnipeg, Vancouver,
0 SU John, N. B. THE DAILY LEDGER
Quality
Seldom Equalled���
Never Excelled
l-mlysmith, ��. C.
That's Ail!
��*--S-*J-5f&��e!r$
Call   and (jet   Acquainted
Local Items
-i-5..f'..��',7����jil
"T>l\ Wasson *i\or.t "up .-to Niinainio
I o*l ay as a witness ,on lhe Merry
case.
LEAVES FOR SOUTH AFRICA.
Mr. J. H. Whit tome, who for a
number, of years has been the chief
advisor of the good people of Duncan, and surrounding,, country,-, is., in'
the city today, the guest.,of .Mr.
John Stewart. Air. Whittomc intends leaving shortly for- South Africa- In Mr. Whittome, -the island
loses one wh-o has ,been 'looked upom
as 'the brigh.test, and , "whitest." residents of the island.
Suioke Biu; I!.
t'lgars,
���6	
Ah.   IL   131.ii.cy   left  Ladysniith this
morning   for   Victoi ia.
ANOTHER   FOR  THE  HOME
For Ihe lmest smoking tobacco in
in the city, call at .lessup's drug.
si ore.
Mr. Russell Simpson is in Nanaimo  on   business   this   afternoon.
Try a Province Cigar.
Air.  Wm.   Adam   is, iiv the city'
a  few  days.
for
Mis. E. Jones, who has been seriously ill recently, is still' confined
io her bid, although her cinrtl.ition
is, her many lncnds will be pleased
fo  hear,  improving.
Alinard's Liniment cures  Dundrtiif...
.Don't foiget that ��� tomorrow- the
Alerry-ioo-roimd will be run . for the
benefit of thc local baseball team,
nnd they need the money. Two arid
a half cents will be paid to the
club every time you "ride,-so; conic
on down,  or send the-children'''    It
Smoke Big li. Ciaars.
The News-Advertiser    says:       The
youngster,,    who is known as-  "Airs.
Arnold's baby," was  yesterday committed' to  the care of   the  Children's
Aid Society,   application having   been
made   by  Mr. ���. C.  J. . South   to; The
police    magistrate  for  tho   necessary
order.     Lately  it has  .-jei'ii in charge
ol"  the city.     About  six  months, ago
a .woman   registered   at' one of'-  the
down-town hotels, and   was  taken   to
Miss  Koyeiol't's    home, where    the
child   was, born.     She   ga.vccher iia-nu-
a.s  Airs.,     Arnold,    of  Calgary,   and
when she   went    away,  gave  ins-tructions  to   have   the child  cared  for .by-
a   woman   in   New .Westminster.  The
supposed Airs.   Arnold   said she would,
pay   the  bills.       Since  she. left,    th?
city,   it.   has  been -iniiirossih-lc'- to-' gel
'further trace of her,   the name ,and
address'   being  ficititious.     The -'baby,
was- returned' to  Aliss   Roycroft,  arid'
the  Health'" Committee,which    has
charge of the relief work,   has    been
looking    after    thc infant's   welfare.
Now  it has been  passed  over  to (lit?
Children's   Aid.   ,
The intermediate .baselnall 'ganiiC
announced yesterday for -May 6th:,
between the Reliance team of Nanaimo, and thc local intermed-iaites, has
been called off, but the seniors will
play their kague game with Che.
mainus, and n is evpecteel to be a
good one.
AN   UNCONSCIOUS   JESTER.    ,
.Unwittingly rut old Indian played
a good practical joke oh a Seattle
halibut schooner which recently put
into Winter Harbor on Lire West
coast. ; The schooner dropped her
sails inside the entrance when an old
Indian who (lid not uiKlerstand Chin-,
oOk very wcdl, prilled alongside.- Those
on the schooner, asked him something,   and   thc     Indian   not  knowing;
what thev  said,
nodded  his  head
���o ���	
-Prov. Constable' Cassidy boarded
��� tlie train rn charge of 'Merry,
the man arrested 0n a charge ol"
attempted suicide, this afternoon for
Nanaimo. The trial is to come olT
there before Judge Harrison this afternoon.
FLOOD IS FEARED
ALONG- .THE CHENA
���Fairbanks, May 3.���The ice has bro
,l.en in the Chen a river, and a flood
i.s imminent The refrigerator ship
Lotta Talbot has been wrecked utterly. Tin- Noilliern Commercial
Company [ias had its Calderhead and
Clougb Kmdiotn docks swept away.
The loss is est finale. I at $3:*5fl,000.'
- The ice jammed a,l Chena, and a
heavy flood is ,(,inCk|y spreading upon
lhe    nver \   --..petition
veai's disasuu- will resiil
jam breaks.
of     last
unless   the
noon session, tiie sentiment seems
strong against accepting the conditions and- restricted arbitration
scheme   proposed   by   the  operators."
lie told of proposition*, made by
both sides and then *-aid. "We have.
offered; to arbitrate all the demand-;
wo made? upon them or in - other
words wc have offered to ae-
bitrate the <1 inference between each
through the board of coiicilliatiou
with .Judge Gray as chairman or
through tho Anthracite Oominissio-j
.Wo. b'avc. made the reservation however that it. nnisL he a full committee, not part of it. J regret that
we have not be,c-n able to -.make ���
tentative agreement that would secure yon bettor wages and bet lei
condition of   employment.
A motion lo .uljoiirn was made
and disciiKSud at. some length. A
large number of delegates were opposed lo adjourning and in expressing their ob.iect ions they gave an
insiyhl into their feelings as regards
the... strike.      A   delegate    later  ia  '.he
o   . .
ftilcrm.oii      moved        that   snspensio-i
be   turned   into   a   strike  but   was  not
seconded.      Al    live   o'clock     an     an-
jOiiiT<iucnl      w/is   taken    until   tomorrow.     A.s   far   iis  could   be       learned
the 'discussion   was general.
. ' .lohnsiown,"   May    '6.���Almost        a
score of miners  were arrested at Wan
i>er lust night,     for alleged participation  in the    riot    at    Paint creek   on
Saturday   night      and    for    aiding  in
burning a house belonging     to      the
White   Coal    Co.     The   most    important    prisoner   is Charles F.    Shank.
President   of    the     Win her  local   union   of Mine    Workers   of       America--"
The  information  chnrkes  Shank  with
setting-   fii-o to  the   "house.   Thc B'"i'-
wind White   Coal  Company) issued a
number  of Writs    of evacuation     to
day on  striking      miners    nccup.vi.i"
eompaiiv houses.
LADIES'
SWEDE
GLOVE5
In Grey, Fawn,  Mode
and Black
��������� ��������� ���������
Reg. Value i 25
a
I
1
S3
Ej
3.
SPECIAL
PR ICE
WhileT hey Last
75c. PAIR I
WANTED.���   Kiiir.ishcd   > oou s
hoard   for  two.     Apily   I.e.iger.
and
,1
Try a Pro* irire Cigar.
ioottr Bottling Worhs j
{ lsf= Avenue, Ladysmitli, 8. C. I
I V. f. Rymmin��. Prop. I
\     MAN'UFACTUkKR OF      \
I Carbonn< <*d Beverages. ?
I Ginger   Beer      $
i I-ruit Syrups |
248
1
,P.   O.   Box
.��..��..c.������-.��.���
.�����������..���.���������������..���..
?
t
Extra Value in Black Cash,
mere	
----HOSE----
 Full Fashioned
25c, Per Pair
��������������� ���+������������������������ ���������������
9 4
Coal     Oil   Ergi es   J
Tor L-jiinchtS. risiilnjr Boats. l-tc.   - X
9
9 Stationery   Engines
���
<���*>
���
���
���
���
���
���
���
for all Power Purposes
Simple, f-conoinlcttl. Itelinble
Absolute!)   no danger,
80 Electric Spaikers or Batteries
to get out  of oi'dev.
Wrile lis far Particulur.s	
milliard's Lininicni  cures Colds
French Wreathes & Grosses 1
*ij
Just
received a large consignment of new and rare design;;
in French wreaths, the largest and -best.assortment,. Ihat
has ever .arrived in Nanaimo.
When in want", of .anything in
tbe flower line, you can get ii,
at-,short,-notice ny- calling on
���T. X. .Tones, Lady smith where
some of the new designs can
be seen. Natural flowers also
supplied on the. shbrlest notice
HENRY GREW,
Cor. Comox Ltd. A- Milton St
C NANAIMO   B.C.
*'     'PHONK  131.
tXaaWtitte&gmsB&m3��sak^&^ti^����:
CAN PREVENT
- Scranton, ���-May- ''..���Today"-*' sessions of the Miners District Convention were unprofitable except ������ in so
far as they'revealed 1 hnr. I he sent-i
ment of practically, all of the i'.'.OO
delegates in attendance i.s for a
strike. Tonight it is believed that,
nothing short of a miracle can prevent, a strike -from being declared,
either tomorrow or, Saturday. .VI
the conclusion of the. afternoon session President M itched made a stale
mer.l in the course of which he used the words ���"���strike" for ihe (ir.-M
time sin.-.- the present negotiations
began. '-There* is not much to sa.v
at ;his (iiiie." he said "ax wns indicated   at  the opening    of tbe .after-'
SCIATICA   OUREU AFTER
20  YEARS  SUFFERING-
NOT TF AS RTCn
AS ROCKEFELLER
If you had all thc wealth of Rockefeller, the, Standard Oil magnate you
could not buy a better medicine for
bowel complaints than Chamlierlain's
Colic, Cholera and lHarrhoca Kcme-
dy. Tlie most eminent physician
can not prescribe a bettor preparation for colic and diarrhoea, both
for children and adults. The uniform success of this remedy has
shown it to lie superior to all others. It never fails, and when reduced With water aii'l sweetened, is
pleasant to take. Every family
should be supplied with il. Sold by
Ladysmith Pharmacy.
Walter* &
Akenheacj
���
9
9
��       Rochussen & Coliis
J   7 Yates  St.  Victoria, B. C
��� . Machinerv  Agents.
���*���������   ��������������������������>+   +*+++
* '.- *'
��� CALL   1IKKI-:   KIR���  i
I Tennis Racquets j
1 Tennis Balls] j
I Nets, tic.  ������)
l ..        SHIP ME N'T JUST RKCK1VRI) \
{ wiin dook m I
* ' -.. i
? First   Aveuue   .. *
FOR SALE
Twelve   liend   of   cows   .iiul Mill-
route.     Apply P.  O. P.c��: 99.
For more than twenty years Mr. J.,
B. Masscy, of 3322 Clinton St., Minneapolis, Minn., was tortured by sciatica." the pain and suffering which
he endurocl during this timers beyond comprehension. Nothfng- gave
him any permanent relief until he used Chaimbc'rlaiifs Pain Balm. One
application of that liniment relieved
the pain and ma<le sleep and rest, possible, and less than one bottle has
effected a permanent cure. If troubled with sciatica or rheumatism,
why not try a 2i>-ccnt bottle of t-he
Pain Balm and see for yourself how
(jfnickfy it relieves pain. For sale, by
the Ladvsmith Pharmacy.
Minard
where.
Liniment  for   sale    evt-cy-
:~%E��S&rZ2
~;K-/r-7,-v^-r
Z9SSS33SSS^S^S^SSSS!^&S^^SSSS^.
tiC*H_��_U_��-.tIl*
Yoti Can't Get Around the Fact!
Our Grocery   Department is the   Mosl Up-to-date in the
 ���Gity and   we have   Ever thing you    want ���
of
On our Meat Counter you will   always  find   a   nice   assortment
Smoked .Meats, including  the    best ���brands of���
HAMS and BACON
American  Ham Sausage,  Our  Specialty
|; '      FOR THE NICEST.''       t
I -     Ice   Cream      1
; Milk Shakes, Soft Drinks |
\ Candies, Fruits, Tobacco, t
i Cigars, e tc.                           i
t CALL ox          ;   f
I W- L- CARTER, l
FIRST   AVENUE        "1
A RAN O10 OP-
Up-to-date Suiting:
now rn sale at'
TAI5ANQ & CO.
I5fi Gov't St., Victoria, 13.
LADIES* and OEN'T'ft
St>JLsh Clothing
MADE TO ORDER*
Work'nianship   fitMraiiler-d.
i*ok-
0
Tennis Goods
Lacro5Ssj   Sticks
 AND	
Base Bail Outfits
 WKITK '
J. BAKN SLEY & CO.
-VK-10RM, B. C.
T*~?*yj'fiyli_g-jj.
nov un
a.���.
NOTICE���I have three horses corralled at my place. Owner can have
same hy calling at my place and pity
ing expenses.
.1.  CARSO.*-,-.
' st
KOR   RENT  OK  SALE.
Pour  roomed  house  on    Ksydanade.,
between  Extension-'Hotel and Ihulcn-
Powell street.
'.?lf!fl  on   terms,  or  rent foi .$">   per
month.     Apply
'.J.  STEW A1 IT.
RAY 1YIOND& SONS     I
��� Lealets   in��� -k
��� ' ' ': v
Lime,   Plaster Paris,    Brick,     ?
Fire Brick  and  Vancouver is-.. . |
l
[      Parlors  for  Private Parties.     J
��� ���-4-4-��-��"�� ������-.�����-���������-���-������ 4.4- ������-��� ���- ��� 4 ��������������� 4 4
land cement.
3 Pandora St.
'r-r --^-���'-r
fc-
ess >!*��*���
Victoria  B.t-.
DESIGNS
���"&��    Tft.-.DE-MAP.K;
i%,\'A 	
(ADVICE AS TO
1> Notice in "Inv
ventWc Akl*
.Book "How toobt.-ti'i Patents'
-.-.  ��  ?*% ANUCOPYRtGKT:*
_i*J g  "iSr       ODTAINiED
s��__il?
��� Charges moderate. "Softstillnatentissacuvo"
t      .Letters strictly co-ilitlential.  'Adtirt.-ss,
��**���������������������������������������������������������������
: Granite and Marble Works
���(Iranile ami Alurhlc Monti-
, merits, Tablets, ��� etc., at the
lowest prices consistent
with first class stock ami
workmanship. Write for
caralogtie.
A.   STEWART,
���Mt* Vales St. Victoria  RO
FLOU
ROYAL HOUSEHOLD
L-
AND
LAKE OF THE WOODS
Two Carloads Just Received
������������������������������
Good Eating
POTATOS
S1M( N LE1SER&. CO.. 'Lih.
HP
Notice
A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-
MARKET lately   run   by W. VVard,on Robeits strce
WITH A FUlt LINE OF FIRST CLASS MFA1S
PORK AND SAUSAGE A SPECIAL! Y
A Trial Solicitd
A.     HOWE, PHONE 2ft   ,
Dr. I)ier can be found at any tin-
at his oflice on Gatacre st. ills de*
tal work ia gvaranteed t0 he flrsi
'lass and rates, reasonable" at
.VA"\"TF*r>-At  onec-Waitress,   waijes
$20.00 per month, apply
QUKKNS irOTKL,
Vicloria,   P..C-
���*���������*��������������������������������������������������
_   FOR SALE
Eggs from Pure Bred Stock
Ail Birds Trap Nested
No Inferior Layers Kept
Barred, Btifl" and White Rocks
While Wyandottes, White and Rrovv-n
L.eglioiiis.
$1 Per Setting
$6 Per Hundred
.  ���   E. STEWART,        c
Dox 2CS Lady.smith, B.ci
1   have just received a'shipment.'.of
hit Is'   High Grade
;.-INfiLISn TOBACCOS
and
cfhARnH-s
at the������',-
DRUG    STORE
%��2ZZSfZS!"\
ing Goods
.liiRt arrived���the'best line of���
Tennis Goods, Baseballs,
Bats, Gloves, Etc..
LADVSMITH HARDWARE COMPANY LiniTED
prater
Merchant Tailor
FIRST AVENUE.
E. 0. SlfifiEKS. Patent Li
yer, Wasliinn'on, D. f
S-**_Tj*
The
ISlSit**i__!f_MS"i_'-SS
Imperial    Pit    Watch
AT $175 IS A  WINNER
We have Setter ones at
1 All Guaranteed
Call in and Get One
B. FORCIMilER
WatcliMinker, Jeweller, Optician
LADYSHITH
FiRST AVENUE
mstausiHRsassse
^sss^m,Scsm:^i3:^.:
9
9
I
9
I
A Fresh Case of������
HAMS    =
20c, Lb. I
-���Just Atrived
Pork.   Veal, Mutton, Tongue,   Beef,  Etc,  on
on hand to-day
9
loir and Adam h    pannell and plaskbtt
E5*"*^iT-g^=_^iS^^,S@*^S��St_��^^ j ���$������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������*
9
i
9
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9
9
9
&
9
9
9
9
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U'c should lihc lo show you our
Iai'ti-e assortment of	
'    MV&U  Papers
 Hanging  in   iniee   from	
eoc. Double Roll  and  Up
They are the very latest In Wall
and Ceiline; Dccorai.ions. Just from
the factory. Over ten thousand rolls
to choose from. We also carry a
Inrge range of	
Variiishss, Varnish Stains,
Paints, Oils, Brushes and
Window Gltisa
In   fa-t    everything  to  J3eautiry   -fihe
���ITome, at���
"H. KAY'S
WALL PAPER DEPOT
Suits    Made to Order to Fit and to your
Satisfaction. Call and see Stock
PICTURES CIVEN AWAY
Each a Work of Art
Save Yowr
WHITE SWAN SOAP
WRAPPERS
and-in cxcliange toi twenty-five, f,he B.C. Soap Works will ��ive y
ypur choice of fifty beautiful   stiih'ccfcs.     Ask your (Ift-cer
lpgue of Premitimq. -II-   i\        -S-f    -i
ons
or cala-
99^smomsis^ss^is^^3nx^s^i
^Plumbing and Tinsmithing
DONE  AT
Reasonable Prices
J. ANDERSON
Leave orders  at  Pjtterspn'F Purn
tiii'p Store, or telephone No ��<...
y.i|MMJOTEL ...BAR
Ilaviii.e;  taken over   tha  |,ar-rnom ol
the above hotel,  we intend   \n run  a
firsl-elass,  up-to-date  establishniGiit,
and  in  solieitiHrr 'he   patronage '    of
pin- friends ;iPd  lhe public in  Keiieral, ;
we guarantee  i^oor)  treatment   to all.
R. Scott . a. Smith
p.-* ���������      --*.

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