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 ���������'.���������.ay 4- m  a<j:  | LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.  ���������riff fevt  nrnrri -~"~"-  DUNCANS &  LADSYHITH  *' .  Daily Ledger  j."������.  'ORlA,^  O'  LADYSMITH  & DUNCANS  VOL. 2,  WEDNESDAY,  MAY  3,  1905.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  RECORDER GOFF  CHARGES THE JURY  Says They   Must Consider the  Case iCalmly and Without  Prejudice/  Nan Patterson Cheerfully Awaits  the Dicision that Decides  Her Fate  LODZ IS SCENE OF FIERCE LAST  RIOTS  Military lire on   Crowd,  Kill Four and Wound  Several  ������H*_WM������  A Warsaw Policeman is  Kill d by an Unknowr r  Man  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Lodzr    Russian  Poland,  May  3.-  Four men this morning shot and kill-  FAREWELL TO DR.  OSLER  HOUSE OFFLEET MAY TRY  PETROPAVOLOSKi  500 Physicians Gather to Debate on the Aliens Bill  Wish Him Godspeed to  Oxford  Is Presented by Dr.  Wier  With a Copy of De  ;   Senectute  (Associated Press Despatches.)  New York, May 3.���������A guest from  .  Commenced by  Dill-  Home Secretary {Describes  Excellency of American  Exclusion Law  (Associated Press Despatches.)  London, May 3.���������The house of com-  Ncw. York, May 3.���������Nan Patterson -court.   Practically every seat in   the  r-  left her cell in the tombs for     the \  court  of general  sessions today     to  witness the last- scenes  of her , trial  -on a charge of killing- Caesar Young-  Assistant District     Attorney    Rand  had finished his argument     as prose-  cuter yesterday and  the defense had  already     spoken its final word only  the charge of Recorder Goff., to ��������� the  jury remained before the case, went  to  the jury. ' ' .     .  ' '  Warden Flynn, of the .Tombs prison, said, today that Miss Patterson  is a wonderfully coinposed^girl. This  comment was made after she'.had risen early and eaten a prison breakfast  with her sister, * Mrs. J. Morgan  Smith. She seemed in a cheerful  frame of mind and was ready to- go  to the court room some time before  "she. was. called^ for.    '   -  As  the'hour  for the opening     of  court  approached   the - regular  force  of uniformed guards in the   building  was quadrupled,  -which kept in check"  on a crowd, killing four persons .-r.d  wounding several.  KILLED A POLICEMAN. Q  ��������� Warsaw, May 3.���������An unknown man  shot- and killed' a police sergeant on  Hosea street,    at nine o'clock    this  body of the court room had been  spoken for in advance, and ithere was  hardly a s^fcarc inch of room !to spare  long before.the prisoner came in and  to������k her place beside, her- counsel.-- In  beginning his charge to the jury Recorder Goff said:. ,  , '-'This case has nothing. extraordi-.  nary-in it,  so far as the testimony  goes  two  persons-are. most  spoken  ! Public ner^usrTcss is  marked  of. during tlie cntire.proceedi.igs. The ' fa ^prehension as       ���������  deceased man by, the name of Ttoung, ^    mtcome of tne demonstration  a race-track man, had this defendant ind procession whlch ale expected r.f  asfae    away as  Egypt was among    mons reassembled yesterday after the  ed ���������    a police  sergeant and  severely    the    more than 500' physicians  who    *east>r recess  wounded a detective who tried to ar-   gathered lastr evening in thc    large  rest     them.   Serious riots occurred    banqueting  room  of the Waldorf-As-  during the night.    The military fired | toiia  to do honor and bid farewell  to Dr. William Osier, hitherto professor of medicine at John Hopkins  University, and now about to depart  for England to fill the Regtnis professorship,of medicine at .Oxford.-.  Doctor S.  Weir Mitchell, of Phila-  morning.   The  murderer escaped,    it j <Ielphia,   the  venei able  author      and  nency specialist, presented Dr. 'Osier  a beautiful bound copy of James  Long's translation of ,<vDeScncctutc"  is feared  that other', disorders     will  follow ,in thc course of the afternoon  and  to  (an old age) by  Cicero, printed    Dy JiHusiory,  The  debate  on     the  alien's  bill was commenced  hy     Sir  Charles Bilk (advanced Radical)., who  opposed the measure, contending that  it was unnecessary,  as he was prepared to show that the aliens in this  country   had   decreased   in   iium-bf-rs  during the past two years, while, in  his view,  the provisirns of the hill  dealing with thc right of asylum of  political  and   religious  refugees  was  It Now   Looks  as Though the  Russian Admiral May Get  Through  *w    To a Port on the   Peninsula of  Kanohtka, in Russian  Waters  the  crowds  which  began  to  gather  before the'time for the'opening  of)  to live with him as his mistress.  The man's death, because of the personality of this man" Young had  nothing iri it to excite.your passions  or your prejudices. He was a mere  gambler, a race-track man. There-,  fore/you should be able'to consider  the, facts- calmly, without prejudice  and passion. There is no artificial  atmosphere for you to be excited or  distracted by. You must decide the,  circumstances without any thought  of the atmosphere, calmly and with  a quiet mind."  The case went to. the jury, at 1.02.  ter the conclusion of the masses nuw  being celebrated in the churches ir.  conimemeration of the anniversary of  the proclamation of the.Polish constitution in 1-701. There are many  soldiers' in the streets. The prinV'rs  struck .today'and the afternoon news"  papers will not appear.  KRUPP'S WORKS  VERYBUSY  (Associated  Press Despatches.)  Essen,     Prussia,    May 3. ���������   The  Krupps'   immense   contracts, partly  for thc re-armanent of the German  "artillery and partly for Russian, Japanese and  Turkish  orders,'��������� have required the Company to increase the  number of workmen from about 24,-  000 to more than 30,0(0. The insufficiency of dwellings -for the men has  compelled  the management to erect  temporary barracks   for their cccom-  mouation.   *   TKAVELL1NG  PICKPoOKETS  Arthur Graham, 28, general dealer;  J .nuts Pajne, 35, French polisher ;  and James i'ord, 38, laborer, were  convicted at Uerkeuwell Sessions of  having'stolen a scarPpin, valued at  ������110, lrom Gustav I-Icrt'., at ithe cor-  MISUNDERSTOOD  THE SIGNAL  Prince Okhtomsky has ghen an explanation of the itussiarr failure in  the naval action outside Port Arthur  on August 10. lie is now in St. i*e**  teisburg.     The Prince says  the sup-  FUND PLEDGED  FOR STRIKERS  To be Paid by Assessment  of Individual Teamsters  Who are Working  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Chicago, Ills., May 3.���������Reprcsenta-i  tives of the striking,teamsters .iavc  voted lor a measure which promises  more strength to the striking Inv-  position that he was responsible for ers. At a meeting of, the joint eoun-  the loss of the squadron is incorrect. cil a fumLof ?35,0CO was pledged hy  because it was-assumed that it was the treasurers of'the different af filly his order that the "squadron re- iated unions)and an assessment ' < t-  turned to Port Arthur. His con- ed upon, which, if lived up to, will  science is clear; he has done his duty mean an income to the strikers of  to the end, aird h.s intention was to $3(1,000 a week. The weekly -ssess  request that he should be tried by ment is to he furnished hy the intli-  a court-maitial. Proceeding to deal vidual drivers throughout the city,  with the events of thc engagement, who at present are emphned. J ai-h  he said that when Admiral Witgeft man .to be assessed iy a week and the  was killed,     he did not consider the  Benjamin Franklin in 1744, the first      Charles'P.   Trevelyan   (Literal)   in  translation of a classic issued from    seconding  an* American press.   Dr. Osier's hobby  is   the collection  of  rare books.  Dr.    Osier's hosts, were  among* the  most noted- physicians  of  America.  ANOTHER        j  >   COXEYARi*vtY  fiootworkers Marching:   to  London to Settle their  Grievances]  Sir Charles Dilke's motion providing for the rejection of  the alien .bill, referred to the "universal sympathy with lhc oppressed,  mis-governed Russian people, who  arc, flying from their country to escape conscription for the universally  detested war in Manchuria."  Willikm     Evans-Godon   (Conservative) in defending the hill, said those  who     wcre opposed  lo lhe measure  (Associated Press Despatches..)  THE RUSSIAN FLEET. and are seeking     information     from  Tokio, May 3.���������It is rumored that tlie Ficnch authorities concerning the  the destination.of Vies Admiral Ro- nature and duration of their ' stay,  jestvensky's fleet is Petropavlovski, The members of the Legation have  on the peninsula, of Kamohatka, in- addressed several inquiries to the  stead of Vladivostock. It is said Foreign Ofhce, asking particularly  that the Russians have been collect- whether thc ships were inside French  ing coal and stores at Petropavlovs- waters, 'lhe replv was that all the  ki, but it is regarded as improbable XCSiels or lhe Ki.ssian squadron have  that the Russians intend to use that i,,-^ {.*u.nch v-aters  place to any great extent because its ' ,- hcse enquiries appear to indicate  defence from  land is considered ,im- (lhe purpose 01- the Japaneso to   suh.  nut  further  representations   to     lay  possible.  WILL ADD TO THEIR FLEET  Tokio,  i\Say  3.���������The  work  of  vage  grounds for subsequent action.  %  . S      I UNION   OF  SQUADRONS. "  on the sunken shins at P.>rt J    T _���������,i,._   -..-���������     ���������>       -i-i     ���������, . ,,  .   ,, .  ���������.        ,       .   * .1    London, iifay i. ���������'Ihe Telegraphs  Arthur and  Chemulpo is progressing  -.���������..,-��������� ������������������,.,.������������������       ,    .  ^. .......      T -.      Tokio correspondent savs:  satisfactorily  to the  Japanese.     De-  "U is staVd here that thc whole  of lhe second and third Russian Pacific squadrons will join forces bn the  (Associated Press Despatches.)  London, May 3.���������A miniature Cox-  ey army is forming among the striking army of boot-workers of Northamptonshire. It is proposed to"  march on the war office in London  and lay the men's grievances in regard lo pay etc., before the officials.  A hand of music has Leen engaged  to accompany - the strikers, whose  match will probaLly  take a week.  tails  are  withheld,  but  it is  believed  to be certain  that  the  Japanese  navv  will  secure several  battleships .  and'cruisers. "    (���������������������������������">*<'S of May 5.  JAPS ARE SUSPICIOUS. ' ���������' "Thc ,;r(h "alhc loan> (Wu.OOO,-  Paris, May .^.-Notwithstanding .m) haS 'ccn over-subscribed five  denials, it now appears that the | times, and the financial position now  claimed' that the similar American I Japanese ollicials arc carefully oh- permits of a resiimj.tion of the conserving the continued presence oi , struction of the Central railway  vessels , oL..Aj_lmiial Rojestvensk-y's ^through-Japan,"which was stopped at  squadron  off  the  Indo-Chinese coast,   the beginning of thc war."  ncr  of   luttcnham   douxt-road.  At  about 12.30 on  the night of    March  '   12,  Daniel  John Ford, a student    in  ; the Argentine Marine, observed prisoners with others,  pushing in arnong  i  the crowds of -people who tried to get  :   on  'buses.     After they had run     be-  ;   liTnd eight or nine vehicles, Ford1 saw  '   Graham     steal prosecutor's pin and  decamp.     Graham had been previously convicted twelve times in London,  ^   Dublin and the provinces; Payne sixteen times in London, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester and Brighton; and  ham  had  server!  one term*of     three  Ford   on  numerous  occasions.     Gra-  -^ had undergone two sentences of   five  battle was lost, but resohed, on the  contrary, ���������   to keep on his way    and  try lo break     through to Vladivostock.       Immediately  after   Admiral  Witgeft fell,  the leading warship had  her steering gear disabled, and drifted  in a semi-circle.        The squadron  then got in aheap, and offered'   an  easy...target for the enemy's guns.  In  order to   get   them   out af the   difficulty, Prince- Okhtomsky hoisted on  board the Fercsyiet the signal, "Fol-  Tow me."     By that time it was   already duck;  and,  as  during the   en.  gagement all the    yards and    masts  had been smashed,     signals had , to  be     made by hand.        These signals  could only be seen'at     a short    dis.  tancc, and Une  signallers were interrupted by the rain of shell.    It was  incorrect to state that he hoisted tho  the signal  for   the vessel to return  to Port Arthur.    The "Follow mc"  RECEIVER APPOINTED,  Saratoga, N. Y., May 3.���������Justice  E. E. Krlogg, of thc Supreme court  has appointed Pedrick, of Glensfalls,  receiver of the Hudson River water  Power Company in the matter of a  $2,;'01,000 mortgage foreclosure action    hi ought by  the  Hudson River  number of men still employed  is   in   Electric,   Company-^ When   the    ap-  the neighborhood of 30,000.  No sym-   plication  for -a receiver  was made it  pathetic strike will be called  by the  coal teamsters' union.   *-.   WILL ACCOUNT FOR $02,000.  St. Louis, Mo., May 3.���������On the request of the San Francisco police Edward J. Smith, a San Francisco tax  collector ��������� who is said to be wanted  to    answer to a charge of emhezzlc-  was not claimed that thc Company  was insolvent. The receivership was  sought on the ground that it would  act as a slay of execution of tho  judgement of more than half a million dollars received by the National Contracting Company against thc  Hudson river concern. The light and  power plant of the Company    were  merit of $62,000,  was arrested      at ] levied on by thc sheriff of Saratoga  Union station last night. Smith  ad- -several weeks ago and would     have  mitted his identity and announced  his willingness to return to San  Francisco.  been offered for sale had not the receiver been appointed by Justice Kellogg.  years'   penal  servitude,  Payne     two    .      , ....  j. <��������� i.  ��������� .       i        , t-i        signal was only intended to arrange  terms of three years' each, and Ford l(Ii��������� ^.^  ._    ���������,,,���������_  ���������f  ,._,,,,,_     ���������,,.:..,  years.    Detective-sergeant Laing and  Detective Leach had known prisoners  to be associates of a dangerous gang  of pickpockets,   who  travelled   about  to racecourses, football matches, and  frequented busy centres, omnibus and  tram     termini,     etc.   Mr. Lovcland-  Lovcland,  K. C, ordered Payne five,  Ford four and  . a half, and   Graham  thc ships in order of battle. While  the ships were forming inline, darkness came on, and only two vessels  followed him, the Probieda and the  Poltava. The three ships found them  s.hes isolated from the rest of the.  squadron, and they had to decide  whether lo attempt to reach Vladivostock,  which  meant  steaming one  BRUTAL TREATMENT  IN CHICAGO  !     four years'- penal servitude, each   to  ���������lhousa"? n"leS  T       damagpd   shlpS  i    be under police superyi-ion for three  ,And,wlth     the chance of meeting    a  :-    years at  thc completion of the sen- I stron������er enem-/>  or to. return to har  fence.  The success of " Mrs. W. N. Sherman and the beauty of her hospitable home, thc famous Minnewawa  ranch in California, should he an incentive to every woman to hold fast  to the home instinct while winning  her way in the business world. In  the facg of much opposition and caustic comment, Mrs. Sherman, soon after leaving an eastern college, bought  a large tract of unimproved land near  Fresno, California, determined bv her  bor.    When they got back, they found  the Retvi/an,  Sebastopol and Pal la-  The   Great    Teamsters    Strike  Leads  to Much Rioting in  the City  Chicaigo, Ills., May, 3.���������Brutality im  the strike today beg-an with a fight  and panic* in a crowded street car  when two men, mistaken for strikebreakers, were assaulted and so severely beaten that. they had to he  taken to a hospital.  The'affair    occurred  on   the   26 th  own efforts to     develop its possibili-  fe ?**'   Mf" Sher'������*��������� has not con-  ,. ."'     .,   .   . fined   her efforts  ties.   Since discovering that .by per-  sonal oversight of the packing of her  al(>ne' ^ has a nationftl reputation  .manes brought from one hundred dol-   as. astock-ra.Ser and fruit-grower.-  lars to five hundred dollars more per  da at anchor,  all considerably   dam-  street car at  Stewart Avenue.    The  victims are Edward  Boswcll,  a colored medical student, and W.   Jameson, also colored.   The men who com  mitted  the  assault  escaped.    Shotting  occurred  at  Franklin and Madison streets,  when  ��������� caravan manned  by colored drivers and guards were  atfibked by a big crowd. The negroes .opened fire at once.   Harry    Williams    and  Fred  Smith,  white men  seated on a paper-laden wagon,  narrowly    escaped    death.       After the  shooting it was  found that a bullet  had  passed   through  Williams'   coat  and  another   through   Smith's  head.  While driving a wagon load of coal  at Franklin and Madison streets,  J.  Scott,     a non-union colored team-  aged, but the Percsviet and Poltava  suffered'most. A fortnight afterwards, he received the announcement  of liis dismissal.  -o -  carload than when left to the supervision of others, Mrs. Sherman very  safely concluded that a woman can  be a real help-meet, even though she  leave the care af   the house to some-  stcr, was shot in the right shoulder.  He was taken to the police station  where his injuries wero dressed. Chief  nf police O'Neill is steadily increasing his force and he believes he will  he able to cope with thc situation.  Ha says M,00i0 policemen are on*  strike duty.  Nearly  300  negro  strike  breakers  refused to work when thc police called at the non-unionists' headquarter  law was ineffective, but the inelTcc- j  tiveness of the American law must IV  measured not so much by its effects  at the ports of arrival, but at the  ports of origin. The number of aliens rejected on their arrival in America was nothing when compared*  with the numbers who returned by  the ship companies.  .Home ���������"Secretary Askers-Douglas,  said the bill aimed to exclude only  undesirable aliens. He described (hc  excellent, effects of the American exclusion law on this dass of immigrants and disclaimed airy anti-Semitic tendency on the part of the  British  government.  Premier Balfour pointed out the  moderation of the bill, which he  maintained did not interfere with  the right of asylum as it , was understood by their forefathers and expressly prouded that poverty alone  -should  not exclude aliens.  Hc said  tho question of alien    immigration  was  wholly distinct from  the  Jewish question as it appeared  on the continent.   He agreed that the  United   States  had  shown  a remarkable power of absorbing- men ot different nationalities and turning them  all   into   American  citizens;   but  the  absorbing   power   had   limits.    There  were  two  modern conditions  calling  for modern remedies:    First,  facility  of. transport;    and second,  the. fact  that  foreign countries,   notably     the  United States,'realize that unrestric  ted      immigration   might  become  a  great national evil.'It must be ob- 1  served,, the  premier continued,  how-  foreign      legislation,   and   especially  that of the United  States,  has reacted     upon Great Britain.     Main-  aliens en  route to the United  Staes  SHRIEKING  AND LAUGHING  (Associated Press Despatches.)  New  York, May 3.���������Shrieking   and  CHINESE IGNORE TREATY  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Shanghai, May  3.���������Seventy leading  laughing  and   brandishing a Knife   to    British meichanls  oi   Ihis  city  have  keep olr all who would interfere with ,'wiicd    the  following memoiial      to  his  purpose,  r.n  unidentified'' man  of    Lord  Lansdowne:   "Thc  British   mer-  about  30 years,   jumped  off  thc  lop ' chants  of this  city  draw the   atlen-  of  the Fourth  Avenue tunnel  at  the : tion of the  home government  to  the  corner of 23rd  and 42nd avenues to- | act   that  China  ignores  the  Mack-iy  day.   He struck orr his iread and was Jlieatv, rendeiiiiE? the same Ineffective,  instantly  killed.    lie chose  the   mo-Jin its most essential  features.  Clriiia  ment for his jump apparently  when-   actively opposes   the  treaty stipula-  a passing car  would cross him  if his   tions     regarding     currence, 'mining,  jump did not finish him.   The motor-.taxation and navigation.   Wc'beg the  man brought the car to a stop when  the  fender was   just  over  his  body,  but  thc jump had killed  him  as   hc  struck the pavement.   *   A MEAN HUSBAND.  "I think old Kreezus has the lefecer-  cst way of teasing his wife  1     c.ei  hsaid of."'   ~  "I thought'he ��������� was fond . of her."  "He i.s,  but he likes  to get a'joke  on  her.    You  know she is  sensitive  about her age.   ..Well, he has let ev-  srybody know that when they were  married    he  gave  her  a magnificent  necklace  of  diamonds,  each  diamond  representing' a year of her age,    and  he adds one. to the string" every, time  she has a birthday.  .Imagine how the  poor woman  is-torn between  her do-  sire to display - her iiui'laco and   1 in-  British     govemnvnt   to  insist  that  the  treaty  be made operative immediately."'   n   THI-*  LAST   CIKKAT   EMIR.  InU'llis-cnce    lips  reached  England,  says Renter, of the submission of thc  last gieat hostile Emii   in Northern  .\igel 1.1      'lhc chief  111  question���������tho  Kniif of lladapri���������who was a powerful oppoiv.'iit   .'.f   ',!;,"  former  Emir, of  Kano, did not give in on. the fall of  Sofcoto  and  Kano,   and   his  attitude  was a matter of some concern  to the.  authorities,   more  especially as    his  chief  town,   which  is  situated    some  seven days' journey to the nortli-ea-stj  of. Kano,   in   a little-known   portion  of  the    Protectorate, is near'     the  French    ���������iMtindnry  and  on the  main  i.'irn. ."11' nci l-e from   Kano to Tripoli.  ,fear  that   when   she wears   it   every- : hj,s    submission,   while  lo  a certain  who were not provided with through ��������� ,>0(|y will ^ counting the diamonds'- j,!.,,,,,-,.,   ,)���������* rcsuli   of  the .impression  0 " made upon the people of the benefits  of  I'riiish   rule,  is  ;tlso a direct   otit-  eoine of the journey made by General  tickets have remained here, and many -  of those who reached thc United j  States unfit have been returned to '  this country. Great Britain had be- j  come a seive in which only the useless is held, unless something is done  Sir Charles Dilke's amendment was  Grayce.���������I   hear Maude is going to  marry a man worth $2,000,000.  Gladys���������Yes, she says he. is her affinity. '      '.   '   !     ���������   i   M-  I    Gravce.���������I don't doubt it.    A  man  rejected  bv  211   to 50,   and   the bill   ,'wllh ������--1 much 4noney might well be  was  seconded  without division.             an*v  6irl's  affimty.-Pittsburg  Post.  Sir Frederick Lugard, who only recently returned to Zungeru from a  four months' li-ur of Lake Chad ami  the more remote provinces of the  protectorate.  !\  to raisin-growing  Pilgrim,  (Associated Press Despatches.)  San Francisco, May 3.���������The steam-  to accompany  them to  the barns of , ship    .Coptic  brings  news  of  many  deaths in thc inland country of Chi-  POISONING  IN CHINA  MEETING OF COMMITTEE  WITH LOCAL  The     committee appointed at the       The  subject  was   thoroughly     dis-  pttblic meeting held on Monday cvm- 'cussed   by   thc  commitlec   wilh  Mr  ing  to  meet  Parker Williams,   M.P  as  na.       According  to the   story  from  and discuss with him the question of  the removal of the government agency     from Newcastle, district, met  the Employrrs Team  Company  "We are not going to- work  teamsters  for  $2.50  a day  and  take   | Amoyi7t"ha"s"Wn   lhc  custom     to   Mr; W1���������.iams at  thc olT,ce 0f Mr.  R-  our  lives  in  our hands     ^^   smuggle   morphine   info   that   section   Simpson today.    All members of the  c     *    '       R ' as  the duty on t-he dm-" was so hea--' committee \y?re present  except May-  vy.   Recently a numS..|t*r of boxes wt-re   or  Cohurn,  who  is not in  town  to-  h.roken and their contents mixed with, ' day.  ���������! flour.   Instead of -the flour being con- |    There   was   very   little   that  could  be learned regarding the. change from  try districts. Wilhin a week people | Mr. Williams. He had not been con-  began-to die in apparently the most suited by the-government and had  mysterioi.'s manner. It is reported not the slightest intimation of their  that fully fifty people died of mor- [action until he received Mayor Co-  phine poisoning. bum's telegram on Monday,last.  groes sai-d.  St.  Louis."  More     than    10".  subpoenas  were  placed in the hands of United States  deputy marshals  to be served   today ' demncdV'it* was'*Roi(l to  the up-co.m  on violators of Federal  court injunctions  issued in connection  wilh thc  strik*.    Counsel   for   the  Employers'  Association will use evidence obtained at the hearing to urge wholesale  indictments,  Williams,     and it  was decided  that  nothing could be done until Mr. Williams  hatl  secured  some further     information- on   the   subject.    Hc  had  telephoned  the department  and   asked  that  nothing  further  be  done  in  the  matter  until   be arrived  in  Victoria, whore ho will go tomorrow, or  at any rate soon.  Tho.    result      ol"      the     interview  was   most  satisfactory  lo   the   committee, and they .ire thoroughly satisfied   that   everything   possible   will  be done by  Mr. Williams  to ,have the  (Continued on Pa_e '4.)        j ���������i^f ���������* **V i.  DAILY LEDGER  as?  THE DAILY LEOGER  publisned   every  day except Sunday.  3Y        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith  and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  CO cents  a month;    $5 per  year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication. ���������  A rSKI'L'L SLC.Gfc'STlON.  When removing a pie 01 cake from  lhc iHt-ii after it is baked, if it'dees  not come out easily wring a cloth  out ol* cold water, fokl and lay it on  tlie kitchen table; set the hot pan on  this for a few moments, and the contents are removed smooth and cut.re  without the slightest difficulty, re-  mar's a correspondent in Good  Housekeeping'.  -r*  WEDNESDAY,   AIAY   3,   190.').  RUSSIAN  OFFICERS  KIl.LKD  During tho     war the Russians have  lost  the following high officers'  Generals     killed���������  Smolensk!,   Kel-  lar.-Koudralcnko,   Rialiiikm  and  Ru-  tho.'insky.  I    Admirals  killed���������Makaroff  and  Wil-  ! soeft.  j    General Gripcn'.fcrg retired from his  command under a cloud, aiid General  General OilotT  v.ore  relict cd     of their commands for inefficiency in the field.  THE  C.  1'.  R.  The formal   notice gi\en the    City  Sas-.alilcli and  hy the solicitors of the C.P.R., Mas- I-racticall.v  .sis   Oavis.  "Marshall and McNeal that ,    a bill was about lo pass the Domin-' (,()FKIN T()() j^argI": M)R GRAVE  iuii Parliament confirming the aeree- a curious scene was witnessed at  ment of .ale to the C.P.R., of C.c ', Scarborough Cemetery at tl.c fu. er  E.  A. N.   Railway  and  other  proper  ties, confirms the Ledgei's statement  of two weeks since that t>ho sale was  at that time completed, except so fains foi nullities were concerned, and  that the sale included the land grr nt  of the E. <\- .V The notification to  (he Council would ind'icate that the  land grant is also included, as the  notice stated "other proper lies."  Still it is not yet a certainty; the  terms and .conditions will no doubt  be made public soon.  It is evident that the C.P.R. were  very much in earnest when they set  out lo purchase the E. & N.' Rril-  way, and now that they have s exceeded in overcoming all obstacles to  iis acquirement, they will no doubt  carry out their phvii for developing  its  traffic    and   making  it. a     nroimy  al of Mrs. Suttcrby, of Trafalgar  Square. The coiTm was of unusual  width, antl when the fiiiivral coiK-lc  arrive-1 at tbe grave srde it vvas  found that. I he* grave was not wW.e  enough. In thc drizzling!, rain thc  mourners and minister waited until  (be gravediggers had widened the  grave, but Ihe ���������collin had to "be lovv-  c ed three or four times before the  task was accomplished. The officials  in explanation, say that all graves  are made of uniform width unless spe-  .ial instructions are given. In this  us- they were not informed in time  is make the alteration before the  mourners arrived.���������Exchange.  Whilst, engaged in excavn-ing for a  ,ault in the building on Columi.ia  Street., New/Westminster, lo be o>  cii|ic.l by thc branch of the Roval  j'.arik of Canada, thc vvc-rl.imcn came  across an old safe which gave evidence of having been buried for many  earner.     This   vvill   doubtless     mean   -.cars.   Liven Joe Armstrong and ..th  ,   .    ,, i.       .,     r oldest      inhabit ants of the  Royal  ^tending the road'to the noi Li part.   ���������'   omih*  of Ihe island, and will mean building up a city theic, for no nv.t-  ler what the feeling may be in Vancouver or Victoria, the C.P.R., v\ 11  have some first and ,ast port ol" c. 1:  on the routes of their Asiatic ste.u.i-  crs at ths Norlhein end of Vancouver Island. This will mean a rrsh  for that-"section, and it vvill not be  very long until the northern pait of  Vancouver Island will be puispecte I,  located and developed, and made lo  give up its share of nature's wealth  with which it is so bounteously endowed.  A FIRE.  Briston, Va., May -L���������Fire ai John  son,      Tcim.,  starting  shortly  after  midnight,   destroyed   property   valued  at   $100,(100.     Insurance   vvill     co er  hair  thc-loss.    Among  thc buildings  destroyed  were  thc  Christian church  and  thc  National  Bank.  City a e unable to unravel the mystery. The sale has not, as yet, In rn  ..pi'nod, and there is consi-.le-iable spec  ,l.ition as to what- treasure it may  contain.  Japanese men are among the best  needlcworkers in lllie world, their only'equals being the women of Russia.  IrfiTao co.  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAO BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC.  THI*:   I,ATI-:  .MADAM-  LOUIiET.  The laic Afnre. ,Lo.iLet was 90 \ cars  old. One of AL Loubct's first thoughts on being named president of  1'iance vvas to send her a photograph  enlarged to life-size, in a handsome,  gilt fiame, to be hung up in her parlor���������this on learning that the old lady preferred to remain as she had  lived orr her old farm, rather than to  come and share thc splendors of the  Elysee. Replying once to a friend  who congratulated her upon her sen's  elc.afion. Mme. Loubct raised her  eyes and pointing.to ��������� portrait, said,  "So doubt you know my husband. In  my old wvge I -have-the happiness of  tiiin'ving that my son resembles him.'  ���������(.hk-ago News.   h :   HIE   WAY    IT   IS' NOW  DONE.  What has become of the old-fashioned woman v\ho sat up nights and  waited for her husband to come home  from thc .club? Call at thc Atchison  honics where a man can afford to belong to a ���������dub and you will find him  -at home keeping up thc furnace lire,  looking after thc childien a,nd pa-  lienlly waiting for his wife to come  in. The women arc crazy over Schaaf  sl.opf and five hundred, and play until midnight most nights out of the  week. At the house where the game  is going on the man of the house gets  the children into bed/, hears their  prayers and gives them thc last drink  of water and goes quietly off to bed,  as any v'vell-bohavcd husband should.  ���������Atkinson Globe.  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  ladysmith. B. C.  PAINTING,   PAPEk     HANGINa  irrc.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E.  SMITH, Prop.  LADYSMITH  AERIE      NO.  CSS, V.  O. E.     :���������:    -   :���������:        :���������:        :���������j.  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30  p.m.    Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmcr;      Worthy  Secretary, C. H.  Rummings.  ,������������������ Plans,  Specifications  and   De- ������������������  ,������������������ tails     furnished!  for all kinds **  ' ��������������������������� of work in the CARPENTER ���������������  *��������� Line  *��������� C.   B.   ROBELEE,   Carpenter *"  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ave, Lady- **  ������������������ smith,  B.  C. **  ���������o-  Via. the peoples' |favorite   j victoria  Under l\ew Maragmen  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern  and     Strictly   1'irst  Class.  Commercial Mens'  hcadtiuarters.  Fire Proof     Building.  .   NOTICE.  Persoss - found using our Patent  Bottle.or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith,  B.C.  The City  R. Williamson, Prop.,  1st Ave,     Ladysmith  CRYSTAL LAUNDRY  Leave orders with  BLAIR  &   ADAM.  All work first-class at THE CHRY  STAL.   VICTORIA:  Ttie Ladysrriitti  Opera. House  Can be secured for Theatrical purposes, Dancing Parties, or Entertainments generally.  L">   NICHOLSON, Prop  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates it-1.2-5 ������i dJ. I 5t������������������    ,  '  reebuito all eten.ii-bo.n-.  landings and  railw.y depots.    Electric c*,ra tver> five  minutes to all parts ol   the ciiy:   Km  and table unexcelled.        ,  F. BAY NFS, Proprietor,  ��������� "UfviT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, C.  Public Notice  |      Attention is called  to th.     fact, that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills .Co.,  Limited,  makers  of ROYAL HOUSH1I   OLD    FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a    vastly   improved  and  purified form  1    by the aid of      ELECTRICITY  *    and  having secured control  of    all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising   the  public   that   any  unaulh-  1    orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes   will be pro-  ���������edited.   =  Ogilvie   Flcnr  Milis ConiaoJ   limited,  are the only millers in  Canada whose Flour    is  1 purified by the electric process.  NOW ISM  IIMf.  to do Sprite] Cleaning   j  Papering and I'ainting, and  make things look neat and clean.  Front a sanitary point of view it is  absolutely necessary. We do papering  and Painting at most reasonable rates for the best work obtainable here.  No trouble to show you our new colorings and designs in Wall-Paocrs for  this season. Call and sec them at the  Ladysmith Wall Paper Depot, 1st Avenue. ������_   r . K-. :.  HARRY KAY  This   Hotel   has   been   completely  renovated  Hoard and Lodging $1.00 per day  HOTEL PRETORIA  JOHN   THA,   Proptietor  Bar "supplied   with  the  Best   Wines, ' f  Liquors and  Cigars. 1st Avenue :-: :-:  .JOealeriiJin;...  :-:  Ladysmith B.C.  JL  lie Farmer's  Meat Market  i. Roberts, X  Prop  rge Yuen  Merchant Tailor,  s St, Ladysmith  Pianos and  Organs'.. .  Ladysmith, B. C.  COPYRIGHT  Solid Comfort  FOR ALL WHO SMOKE THE  E1TP1RE CIGARS  HILBERT  HENHV'S NURSERIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &   Imparted  GARDEN,     FIELD     and  FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF f RUIT, &  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  Then be sure your, tickets read   via  the  JORTHIWESTEM  The  only   line  now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at  ST. PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS     with       tin-  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 as-c your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   Agent,  151   Yeelef Way,  Seattle.  The Kings Hotel is the only place  in Ladysmith that ,ias on draught  John Labatt's India Pale Ale. Call  around and Bample it5 i I t 1.1  0   Overlands  0  h      Daily      [\  \    -   <������ > V>  Passengers cian leavJe Victoria.daily  at 8 p. m. or 11 p.'m..  TICKETS SOLI) TO ALL POINTS  Shortest     route to    Fcinic, IL C,  and   ALL   KOOTHNAY POINTS.  I<*<.r rales,     folders, -  sleeping car  reservations and all  informalion call  on or address *���������  S. G. YERKES K. J. BURNS  G.W.P.A., 75 Govern ment st,  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  HOTEL     LELAND.  ..  -  i -  (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 Ciranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1���������4.  BARBGR    SHOP AND BATH ROOMS  The  KSPLANADK.   between  the  Grand and Abbottslbrcl, ���������   .   -  William Powkks, Prop.  .  F. flcBYo.ung.  BARRISTOR and   '  SOLICITOR t    ;;  NANAIMO, LADYSMITH  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  s0~  PRICES. -  Repairing  and  making to'order   V  speciality. '���������  THO HAS MCE WAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B.  C.  or  T -OFFICE  Government  oi'ia, IL Cl-  and  Yates  St";.,  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains^  One of which is thc famous "No.th  Coa,st Limited," Ride on it alway,  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to .ill paints East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and berths reserved.  Only   direct   route  to   Ycllovvr-toiu'  Park.    Cheap  r.-.tes from all  points  Easiil from Marcfi 1st J.o ISa'y 15 th.  ���������Steamship   tickets; on ; sale to    all  European   points.       Very   low'rates  now  in  effect.'' Cabin  accommodation  reserved by wire.  For  further  particulars call  at   tin-  oiii'or l'houc Nn. dfjf;.   '���������  A.  0" CARLTON, C. E. LAN.G  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., General  Agent  Piirlland,  Ore. Victoria,   B.C  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Halfway  Time Table Ho. 34,  TAKING-  EFFECT THURSDAY,  API'tTL  13,   If 03.  Northbound Southbound Northbound Sat. Sun. Soiithb'd  i Leave Daily Arrive   Leave      and  Wed. Arrive  i       ��������� A.M.    P. M. P. M-.     P. M.       0:00 12.01; Victoiia ..." V-1.80   7.55      10:20 10.4(5 Shavvnii.au La'e ...'. 5.17 G.-1G  ',   - ..   11:00  10 02  Duncan '    5.55 5.55      11:57   "0.10   Ladysniilh   ....   %.....   0.45   5.00      12:40    S.20  Nauaiim.    ".'....   7,37  4.15  .. :   12:53Lv ."..(iO   Ar. Wellington    7.52  de 4.00  '_   THROUGH TICKETS  TO   CROFTON. -      *-  Via Westholm.  Stage leaves daily except Sundays, connecting with North  and  South  bound'trains.  Double stage service Wednesdays Lnd Saturdays  "connecting  with  morning  and afternoon trains.   Fare from Victoria, Sin- '  gle $2.40."    Return, $3.60.  "-THROUGH TiCKETF'-VICTORIA TO ALBERNI.        *  Stage leaves Nanaimo Tuesdays   and Fridays on arrival of train from  Victoria.   "Fare /rom   Victoria,   single $5.201'  Return ?8-65.  Excursion rates in effect to all p oints, good going Saturday and' Sunday,  returning  not  later  than Monti ������*ay.  '   "    ,'. \    ���������    CEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  Shawnij-an Lake  ..  ! Duncans      Ladysmitli      Nanaimo     Ar.  Wellington >' ..'-.  9^.9^9i&f4J?*Z'4Jfi&J&&-"'K*'*-*"*.**-''*.''*^."-* K&K&Xi&K&&i%&ii*:t>i'l������h&}'iZ������>&9''&+,  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  , f  Smelting Vv-'ot'lvS at  U'DYSMITHi B. C.  . Convenient to E. & NJ Ry. or the Sea  f  I  I  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  *  General Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE.   ".  SnieHsr Manager,  %  ���������>,<_*-<_**fee*S'*fer������*S'fe������fe������"*'^������*S"feft''^^''*^K^  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  ... ' DELIVERY  -   WORK PROMPTLY  n"(  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  P/UtiORS  FUG II  STREET. ..  i i  :���������:���������: llest in tho City :���������:���������J  RATES ������?.oo PER DAY  S.VV1PM*: ROOMS  bar sirpmjb-i) with he-t  WIN"!-'*;, MQUORS, CIGARS  ABB0TSF0  h|  Best accomodation in town.    Splendid buntius: and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor     . LADYSMITH, B. C.  X  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  - SALES STABLES    '  EXPRESS WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  IP-**-*.  X  IPHONE 66  X  DAVID JOHNcri  X  ��������� -  X  X  ���������  X  ft  LADYSMITH f  *  X������X������X������X������X*X������XWX������X9X* ?.-.������*.-..���������* ������.K������;K*������*ojK������JK������)|{������3s������3Mt  WM. MUNSIE, President  t  J.  W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  TelepiioneJ-IO.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDIJICK   AND  LADY SMITII-Shliigles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufaciuiers     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   in   Stock.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000  Reserve Fund. $3,500,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, General Manar-cr ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  .THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Goon Table, Good Bed and. Good Bai  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, - - - LADYSMITH  ��������������� -������***-UntU13_S_-������  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES: ~,  $5 and under     3 cents j  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10        " " $30..'....   10 cents  "    $30        " "  '        $50...:.,   IS cents  These Orders are Payable at Par al any olTu-.c in C   iittdu of-a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- point.-,   n the United Slate*.  NECiOTIAKLK  AT A  l-IXUI)  RATI;  A  THE CANADIAN RANK OF COAIMERC   , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of roinittir.   smnll sums of money  with safety and at small   ;ost.  LAD**rF9'JTH BRANCH  W.  A.   CORNWALL.   Manager.  DENTIST  Stevens  Block,  Ladysmitli,  B.C.  Deritislry   in  all   iis  Ur-uielics;   every  now ii|i|)liance.  *n*n.<^rni.v_~>������- Mir.* <~r������ -m *mi\!������_������������  EUROPE    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.  Ladysmitli   Temple No. 5  Ruthbonc  'Sisters  meets  in the Oddfellow's hall  2nd  and  -l.tli  Tuesday  at. 7.30  p.   m.  Mrs1.  Kate Tate, secretary.  Best  accommodation  for  transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEI  .This new Hotel has been comfort-  ibly furnished and the bar is up-lo-  Jate. Rates $1.00 a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������: :���������: :���������: :������������������ Ladysmith  LADYSMITH  BAKSRY  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.  *y~������ ������jh_.<_ht rcrrv- -n  HAY. GRAIN AND.    ;  LU;WFkODU'.'I:  Orders will" be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly'and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at  Christie's,  on the  Esplanade.  JAS, WARNOCK. ,    , a_KWBJW*ag_i_ggsg___;
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- DUffCAn ��
Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba
and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon
Territory���A frpe miner may obtain
only two leases ol five miles each for
a term of twenty years, renewable in
the discretion of the Minister of the
The ni'irs in Russia are gnuiped into cantons or districts', and the districts elect representatives 0 the
/.emstvos," which are the provincial
assemblies. I.The ultimate elective
bodies are not large in proportion to
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of sending away for anything    you may require in
Hardware or Garden Tools
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We ran supply your wants in all  seasonable  goods such as! Hoes,
'.Spades, Shovels, Rakes, Lawn Mowers, Poultry netting,,Etc.
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Quamichan Hotel
The lessee's right is confined to the   the  total     population,  but**they are
���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 Qrown Products. .
Headquarters   for
Tourists and Commercial Men
Keast's Livery &
Freighting Stables
Splendid Fishing, Telephone connection.
submerged bed or bars of the river
below low water mark, 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 rive 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 2J per   cent,
collected  on  the output after  it   exceeds $10,000.
Dredging in the Yukon Territory-
Six leases of five miles cach may be
granted to a free miner for a term of
twenty years, also renewable.
Thc l��ssec-s right is confined to the
submerged bed or bars in the river
below low water mark, that boundary to bo fixed by its position on the
lstday of August in the year of the
the dale of the lease.
The lessee shall have one dredge in
operation'within two years from the
date of the lease, and one dredge for
| cach five miles within six years from
such date. Rental, $100 per mile for
first yea,r 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
e��gth, measured on the base line or
general direction of the creek or gulch
FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.       r,       -,-.,..-"��� ���. W"
Duncans Station.        fthe���d*h ���****}& hom 1,000 to 2,000
  . feet. All other placer claims shall be
��� . 250 feet square.
-fi. Keast, Proprietor
Stage leaves Mount Sicker at   7  a.m
at 12:30 p.m., daily,  except
returning,  leaves   Duncan
Sundays.     (Specials at short notice.)
X   X   DUNCAN,   B.   C.   X^X
��� 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
Claims are' marked by_ two legal
posts, one at each end,, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each
additional ten miles or * fraction.
Tho person or company staking a
claim must hald a free miner's osrti-
Thc discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in
length,  and  if the party consists of
distributed   among   peasants, individual  htn-dholders,   . merchants, nobles,
and urban     electors.   In 301 district
assemblies,  with  18,190- members,  38
per cent, were peasants, 35 per cent,
nobles, 15 per "cent.     merchants, and
the     remainder     officials or priests.
The     provincial   , asserhblies or zein-
stvos; have over J200 memu'ers, :n all,
and they   operate chiefly through executive committees,  of which the nobles constitute     far the larger part.
The mir -deals 'with the land,, farming
arid   the  immediate      local' concerns.
The  district assembly,   which; corresponds'more nearly      with' our county
organization,'       looks     after    roads,
schools,    sanitary     matters aiid like
questions.   Tlreprovincial
The provincial      assemblies  have the
care of prisons,     hospitals',"charities
main roads, mutual insurance and other subjects of     more than iocal interest.   The,   zemstvos    were among1
the reforms  instituted' by the liberal
and-enlightened'    emperor,  Alexander
IL.   They were     created  in 1864 and
sprang- from  a commission  appointed
for the purpose   -of J.'conferring more
unity arid "independence on the iocal
economic administratiob.'.' -    Theoretically they     went  far  toward establishing a system .   of local autonomy,
iH't practically they have been largely nullified   by the over-ruling power
of the     provincial.     governors,  who
stand for'.the'bureaucracy..'  Their au-
"ihority and     independence have from
lime  to time been curtailed.   Nevertheless,  in their' form as local representative assemblies, even with their
limited     electorate     and scope, they
furnish the basis and nucleus, for wilier representative institutions. Their
liberal    spirit    'and"independent purpose-'have-been' the. most characteristic features in the new reform movement.    .   ��� ���;      ",.'.'���'."'
""      NO WON TAP
���* ���
The yearly return of the BOCK BEER Season is of interest to the
Brewer as  well as  the Public,   and the Criion Hock  Beer for   1905
will show that special care has been  takcb
this superior article.
m the maimfactiire'Wof
The Union Brewing Co.'s Bock has been brewed for a number of
months and stored in their famous cellars until it Las reached the
proper   age,   and is   now ready   and  procurable on   diaus*,i.t at     all
f0Vf��K"^v*'wfv9''99 '$'9$vv%s&v99999-&
Miners' Drilling |aeliie��;
Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.    Drill Sharpened  bv  us  always  gives satisfaction.   Picks handled and rej nired. '     '
Shipsmittiing    in.  a)-     its    Bra-nlies
Horseshoers and Genera! Biacksmitns.
David Murray
Buller Street   -    -    -    -   Ladysmitli, b.  C
The  London  Daily   Chronicle  pub-'
lishes   the following: ;     ".
'���'Rev./Mr./Robertson of Edinburgh
a prominent member of  the Scottish
Mountaineering' Club,   underwent    a
tej:rible������ experience  while  descending
S. J. Hagan, Manager
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.
two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out ^cn Nevis.                  ..;,'.".
put ofwhich.no royalty shall      be i    '-'The  day  was   a most  unsuitable
chargen, the rest of the party ordin- one for climbing, there being an" alary claims  only. most continuous  fall of  snow,     ac-
Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at lie rate tompanied by thunder and lightning,
of two and one-haTf per cent, on the hut nevertheless Mr...-Robertson, set
alue of the gold shipped from     the out alone to .make the ascent of the
ion us.
/-.��. (-"���������
Jfukon Territory to be paid to
t_e mountain. 'He succeeded in reaching
j thc summit in safety, and., started on
No free miner shall receive a grant the retirrh journey. -Alll--went well
of more'than one mining claim, on until he was* hear- the edge of a pre-
eaeh separate river, creek or gulch, | cipicc, "arid, holding oh with his ice-
but"* the same miner may hold any axe, had commenced to negotiate a
number of claims by purchase, and dangerous snow slope. Then came a
free miners may work their claims iu vivid flash of lightning which Mr.
partnership by filing notice and pay-  Robertson  thinks struck  the  pickaxe
4. '
4. ;
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-ADYSfllTH, B 'j
1-lJ ^liUMPILl   A   j\D  SAFELY.
Statics "iii the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.
'��� - i Abbots ford.     ���-.
Leave orders at   the      1"
���f    Freighting a Specialty   <*
DUNC AN.!.  B. C.
Your patronage solicited
Telephone  in  Connection.
HeKK  X X :��r-*-XH��;
*������ r
Oddfellows Block     ���    ���    ��-      ���
��� Duncanv, B.C.
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Coal���Coal lands may be purchased
at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20
for anthracite.    Not more than 320
acres can be acquired by one individ-
obtain entry for a mining location.
A free na..ei'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
��anie 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
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 2J per cent, of the sales
of the products of the location.
Placer     Mining���Manitoba and tho
N.W.T.,  excepting the  Yukon Territory���Placer mining claims generally
are 100 ft. square,      entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat
chewan River claims are either bar
or bench,  the former  being 100    feet
B ing a fee of $2-00     A claim may    be
"- abandoned and 'another obtained    on
the same creek, gulclfor river by giving notice and paying a fee
Work  must  be done on a claim each
year-to the value of at least ,,J00.
A certificate that work has      been
done must be retained each year;     if
not, the claim  -ItU 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 prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,
the length of width shall not exceet
thrae times thc breadth.
Should the prospector discover oil
n paying quantities, and satisfactor-
ly establish such discovery, an area
not exceeding 610 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-
Deputy  Minister  of   thc  Interior
Department of the  fntcrior,   _,
and he was almost immediately pre-
cipated over the slope.
"Air.   Robertson  calstilal.es   that he
must,  have  rolled  almost  a thousand
,eiet before his progress  was stopped
and how long he lay unconscious afterward      he  cannot  say.   He  must
have dragged himself  to  Inis  hotel In-
a   semi-conscious  condition,  for     lie
recollects nothing from  the moment
when he commenced to fall.     Hc arrived at  the hotel  in a terrible con-
dit'ion,      his  face  and   head   seamed
with   large,   gaping  wounds  and  his
arms and legs a mass of bruises and
wounds.   -He   was   immediately     attended to by a doctor,  and  now  lies
at tjic hotel, makinlg satisfactory progress.   How Mr. ��� Robertson escaped
death is  a mystery  to  everyone     in
the town  who knows  thc spot where
the accident occurred."
your carpels,  you  I-cep them   clean.
The most effective help in this is a
Cyco-bearing   Carpet
g"/g|?Easy to use.     So handy, that a child
can do  the work.
8  3*��
fifteen     days if located within    ten  '
ual or company. Royalty  at'the rate miles of a mininK recorder's office one.  T  ucuu_'   wie '��rmer  DeinS IUU    lcct
of ten cents   per ton of 2,000 pounds 'additional  Sy \l ST or e^y ad-    ��ng ^ ^fl bet^n U* ^
=���*.��� ft��� ,.���������,.���_.,  ������  ��������� ���.,J   -r-'djtional ten miles o7 fraction    "      low water mark.  The. latter  includes
fee for recording a claim is $5.
shall be collected on the gioss   out-
, put.
Quartz���Persons of ""eighteen years
and over and joint stock companies
holding free miners' certificates may
bar diggings, but extends back to the
.     , base of the hill or bank, but not   ex-
least $100 must be expended ceeding 1,000 feet. Where steam pow-
on the claufi each year or paid to er is used, claims 200 feet wide may
the mining recorder in lieu thereof,   be obtained.
/ ��
Leads Them
& Co., Ltd.
Pacific Coast   Agency.
VICTORIA. :-: ���_��� ���_���  ���_."
Cheese Cream, (For the.Chafing
Dish.)���Soak a cupful of bread crumb's
in a cupful of milk. Put a cupful of
sliced cheese into the chafing dish.
When it has melted add to it the
soaked crumbs and stir till all are
hot and well blended. Then stand the
chafer in the hot water pan, which
should be partly-full of boiling water. Add a beaten-egg, a tablespoon-
full of Worcestershire sauce, a little
.-������all. and a pinch of cayenne. When
quite hot: st-rve on toast. This dish,
ns befoie mentioned is a great favorite at impromptu supper parties.
Cheese      Patties���Cut      out   some
rounds of bread, about one and a half
to two     inches in thickness.   Wilh a
smaller cutter remove a round  about,
an    inch in     depth from  the middle,
-thus leaving   a little case.    Fry both
the case     and  the     piece    removed,
which is to form the lid.  in deep fat
to a golden browivbjown and drain on
sett paper,     or brush the cases with
melted   butter   and   brown in   a-qtnck
oven.   At serving    lime fill with the
fo'Jlowing     mixture, reheat and serve
quickly/ For     the tilling,  boil hall a
cupful' of water and two  tablespoon-
fulls of butter; add to it four ounces
of grated cheese     and season with a
pinch of cayenne     pepper.   Stand the
saucepan in boiling water and stir m
the beaten yolk of an egg and ball a
cupful  of fine    breadcrumbs.    Fill  the
bread cases and take care to serve very hot, as.     indeed, all cheese dishes
should be served.
is wonderful���in  fact a home co
than one of these Sweepers.    It
tl    IS
'a ter, labor-saver   1*
.���.,,.. ,    ,-. '      ��������"'i*  v-'cll and  does   it,
qurckly;   its  constant  use  adds years  to your carpel's  l'fe.  Try
e=rrn GRAND RAPIDS, .^.25 --ach rr-^
Vn GOLD MEDAL,  $3.-5   each l/V^
��� --J     -K >V*.
VrCTOIUA.   li.C.
Make Hard Tiavcs
and Guocl limes
Good       !
Buy Your Meats From
H. &
St.      PMersburg,   May   2.��� Expert
calculations  show that   ihe  peasant's
(Hits   remitted   by   the   recent     im-
-ni-ri-il   decree  amount   to  about  $-15,-
Solicitor,  Etc.
1st Avenue
H. O. MILES    ���
Contractor  and Buifder
REPAIRING   of   all  kinds  promptly,
attended t��.    Shop on Gatawe    at,
m ;v5.w;:"rSj^5t-������iSv-;  TBg   DAILY    LHD^BR  ���������MTA  _*3*>**;-w if .������-������4*r*-������Wi  LOCAL ITEMS  Mr.: Thos.   Kiddie  was  a passenger  to  Victoria on the' morning train.  Mayor    Coburn  went  this  moniing.  to   Victoria  Rev.  Hughes,  of,Nanaimo,   passed  Ibroiigh on Uie morning train to  thc  capital.  ' Air. II. Dates went up to Nanaimo  al noon today.  Mr. F.  H.iwcs was a passenger  to  Naiiiiii.ro on  lhe noon  train.  Mrs. V. Walkem, who has been  spend iu* a few days with Rev. and  Mis.   Howon  left  on   the  noon   train  ��������� t  :or   Nanaimo.  FIRE  BRIGADE   NOTICE,  T lie members, of the.    Fire Brigade  arc   requested   to  meet at   the     City  Hall   at   G.-lfj   tomorrow     (ThursdayV  evening, for practice.  All taxpayers, should boar in mind  lhc fact that after June 1st, they  ran no longer receive lhc one-sixth  rebate on.the amount oi their taxef.  It, is  better to pay  promptly.  .T- - * -       ������������������ ;-!**"������������������������  -,,,     _ Jinx ���������*=������������������*    -     -.-.J-.-  -New York,  N.Y., May  3.���������Aiiived,  steamer Mesaba from  London.  NANAIMO,  During the  month  of  April,     there  wore,   in Nanaimo,    live     marriagis,  twenty-five 'births and seven .deaths.  IMrs. .). A. McAloney, of Kennedy  Street, left yesterday for Springfield, Nova Scotia, where lie'r father  is 1} ing seriously  ill.     <<���������>  WILL COMMENCE I'.RIDGE.  .Mr. F. Harper, the E7 Ai N. Railway bridge builder, has completed  ihe construction of the ditch in Nanaimo for the Electric Light Company, and is about, to commence the  httikiing of the steel bridge over tlie  Nanaimo river on the Ladysmith-Ex-  lension short line. It is understood  that several bridges in addition to  lhe steel' construction-will .-.tune to  l.e built  on the line.  IS HE    GOING?  A rather amusing conversation between two sportsmen-was .heard, at  the depot'this morning.' Both -wen  deci'ples of' Isaac Walton, and one  had evidently been very 'succc.si-.fal,'  for he was gloating most delighted--  Iv o"er . live oilier who .iudicine: by  the conversation, had not landed any : are ru-unin-  i wenty-poi-ndei's  of  late. ' work it."  Thc remarks of the two gentlemen  were .something like  this:  Successful       Angler���������-Hi,       there!  Wh?rc are yoii-olT to?  (.'nsuecessful Angler���������Doon to the  wharf a-fishin'.  S- A.���������All' right,- then you "had heller hurryi for when I,was there a  few minutes ago I saw a big fellow'  in.the water .ami ther."' is-also.some',  body-.'.'bathing who will, no doubt,  hook it cm for you. Buck up .there,  vmi'il  never get  another  chance III v  this. '���������������������������������������������'���������"'.";  The hearer, after a hard struggle,  forced out a little latiph. U. A. pc  iitely recommended S. A. to '.region:"  where 'we" are told fish to not- find  wafer to swim in.  THE CROFTON SMELTER.  Mr.     II.   G.   Robinson,   managing  director of  the Britannia syndicate,  when   interviewed   by  a reporter     in  Vancouver stated  that hc. had'made;  a personal   purchase  of   the  Crofton-  .Smelter,  and -would   run-it in     con-  jtii.-ction with the  Britannia .mines.'.  Asked    if anj4je else Were in-teres ted' in   the smeller,   Mr. -Robinson,  replied:   "No,   1 have   bought it individually, and  as  soon as  the mines  will  put in a crew    'to  work it.  ".Mr.    Robinson'' added   that--things  wens   running, along  nicely at      the  mines,    although      the    preparatory  'work  woulrl  not be finished for some  time  yet.    He expects,   however,    to  have  things running in full blast by  July.-   '���������'." -    ������������������,      ���������'���������  .-.,: ���������  ���������������������������-..'s cd if it was the intention of  the company to use- boats of its own  to convey the or.s to the smelter,  \V.r. Robiusi'h replied: "No, it is hot.  I suppose a contract will have to be  made wilh somcl.f.ly, but with whom  v.c don't know yet:".  Mr. Robinson has Isft Tor thc Eas-  tern states, where he hopes to make  sonic further arrangements in'..-'-.cph-  li-octibn  with his  enterprise,  MEETING OF: COMMITTEE:  WITH LOCAL MEMBER.  (Continued from -Page One.)  government rccind their closing up  order-.of .'the'.Newcastle, agency. As  soon as further facts are ascertained  the local member will report to the  committee antl if necessary to give  force .--to Mr. Williams' ^ protest to Hit  government, a Targe delegation will  v isit''the 'capital with him.'"'It is believed by Mr. Williams that some  arrangement can be made whereby  the ag-ency will be retained, but of  this more will be known within a  few days.  .Meantime  the community  can  feel  assured      of  I lie fact that Mr.  Williams,    assisted   by   the  committee,  will   do  everything  possible  to  meet  llieir  wishes  and  have the vacating  order camelled.   The.firm stand taken by the local nienri'er regarding- the.  matter is very favorably  commented  upon  by  the committee.  ���������J 11st.look in at Knight's window  and see the new souvenir goods just  in. New Post cards, books of views,  'leather post-cards antl a number of  other souvenir goods of Ladysmith.  Don't forget Knight's Bookstore has  them for sale.  BRAVE RESCUER;;i)RqWNED  Thc.story of a bargeman!s heroic  attempt to save a lad's life, was told  ..t an; iiiiiiest -a,t- Earl Barton's on  dames John Vauglian, -bargeman, .and  ������.olin Coley, a youtli, who were  drowned in the river None, Two  -, arges, one behind the other, were  l-t-.ing towed by the Devil's Elbow, be-  Iv,can WeUingboroirgh and Northam-  |.ton. Vauglian was driving the horse  pi llin-j them. Coley was at the til���������  L r of the hindmost t;arge, and'while  r.i.shing the boat-from-the bank overbalanced and . fell info the water.  Vauglian ran back at once, and, diving deep, Drought Coley up en his  lire"-, the youth's arms being tightly elapsed arcynd his neck: Vauglian  struggled-to reach the barge po'e,  but while thc-boats-were ceing got  round, both disappeared. When the  bodies were recovered, Coley's an- s  were still clashed tightly around the  man's neck. The bargeman at the.  oth<*r filler could not- swim. Mrs.  I'Vaiighan, who was in the first barge,  suv loll' '.er hi-sbr.n-'' and her brother- dn..._ Accidental death, was  lhe ve-dict, the-jury" adding a rider,  that lifebuoys should be. kept on each  barge. .  DISCUSS  SUNDAY GAMES  Herald���������At   the  police commissioners'   meeting   last  evening   there was  practically no'business to attend to.  Minutes  were  rsad and  adopted  and  the chief's report was road, showing  that nine cases had' been heard in the  city  police court during  April     and  that $23 had  been collected in fines.  This also was received and filed   and  there the business came to a standstill.    Mayer Planla, however,     had  something to say, and'as,he himself  put it, he took advantage of thc opportunity  offered  by   the  laxity      of  business before the commissioners to  give  it  public  expression.    He    was  sorry   to  learn��������� through   thc  newspapers that there was going to be    a  game of baseball Sunday.  He    was  sorry personally,  as lie legiuded    it  as quite, unnecessary   innovation,    as  the ci iy has been in the past    comparatively free from Sunday games.  Of course,   he  recognized  that      the  commissioners had no jurisdiction in  the matter and lie believed in allowing people to spend Sunday as they  liked,  be'     I1211  they chose to spend  il  in  away   that  was'not  agreeable  to a large number of   the people    in  the    city,     it seemed  time to fake  some steps to prevent it.   He understood   that   the   reason ��������� given       for  having .these games on Sunday    was  that they had no other time to play,.  but   be  was confident  that if those  who were intctcstcd in these games  wished  to make  time  they could  do  so.   -A strong  objection to    Sunday  games    was  that it took away thc  liberty oi some on that day and made  them work when they would not otherwise have to.   Of course, in     this  case, it was only one or two, but he  regarded  it as  the thin edge of the  wedge, and it-would go from Sunday  games to Sunday excursions, and jf  there was, Z&v instance, ,a special excursion   tiain   from  Ladysmith       to  Nanaimo, it would require the whole  train crew to work, when they tagtild  jollierwisif have  tlieir  regular  day  of  rest.    Another  strong objection      to  Sunday sports  was  that it deprived  many persons who would like to   attend  from  the pleasure oi going   on  account of" their feeling against Sunday games.    Hc himself, disapproved  of  it    entirely.   He  believed   that *  hail a bad moral effect and he would  like  to  sec  the citizens cf Nanaimo  disapprove of it.   He  was ready    to  let .individuals   spend   their   Sunday  as they pleased, but when, they banded  together  for tlie , purpose of turning it into a day of sportj he thought,  it   was Trigli dime  .something      was  done.   That was iiis view of it,   and  any person who ,knew him knew that  lie was gather, broad-minded-<, , .   .    ,  Commissioner Dick also made a few-  remark's >along��������� the. same line-..; lie,en  dorscd  all   that   Commissioner  Plan-  la had1 said and .believed it/would be  quite  possible for ihe  players  to arrange to play   their  games-, on  some  other day.. Where he came from,  in  the Old  Country;  they  always found  time to play  their games during tlr*e  week..   He thought it  might be done  on Saturday, as the practice of Sunday games  was introducing into Nanaimo something that  was not     at  all     desirable.    He  understood,     of  conrse,  that  these games were played outside the city limits and there-  lore the commissioners had no jurisdiction.  Commissioner Moult had nothing  to say. He knew the reason why the  games were played on Sunday. When  the mines did not work 011 Saturday  afternoon there were no Sunday  games on  the cricket field. The com-  *.-5s~  M'        *l'        *.'  CAMP  ().\  TRAIL  OF  SMOOT.  Philadelphia, .May 3.���������United States  Sena ..or 1'red T. IHriK)is, of Idaho,  and i'oinur United Slates Senator  .Frank G. Cannon, of Utah, held a  coiii'crcncc todav with .Airs. Frederick I  Schoff, of Ihis city, president of the  .N"ali<:i!iil Ira.-ue of Women s Societies, and Philadelphia rneni-beis of  ilia! lii-gani/.aiinn, vvilli regard Io fur  Hut outlining plans to continue the  movement for the expulsion of Senator Reed Smooi from the United  .Stairs JVenato.. Tomorrow Mrs.  KeholT, Sonatar Dubois and Mr. Cannon will meet the Now York mem-  . hers of Ihe executive committee in  New Vork. Final action on piopoa-  on  new  plans  was  not taken  today.  Senator Dubois said today that he  eo slice; Ike fa'lurc of the Mormon  c<;!if'*rni'P. recently held in Salt Lake  (it , to investigate charges that  pi.lygainy was l.eing practiced by.ap-  csfles of Ihe church as equivalent (o  an admission Hint lhe Mormon church  still  favors and 1 neourages  polygamy  PERSIAN SHERBET  OnsTou .id Tins 25c.  It makes a delicious'effervescent drink.  W. T.HEDDLE  CO.  ��������� t\      TTv  SPORTS  THE RING.  When your little \o&-  dier steps from his  home made   clothes  into his first suit  with   trousers, you  will want him to btep  into the right sort.  We have a splendid  variety for these  youngsters, stunning  little Russian Blouse.  Suits in fancy tweeds,  duck, etc.  .Victoria, May 3.���������Both Cove and  Mack, who arc to light tomorrow, ey-  <.n.i:_, ... .    , . .v jii g-oc-.l.shape  lor lhe tiniest, 'Ihis will, without  doubt be anal He royal. it is> an  admitted fact that Alack is_ the * best  man lhat Co*.eha.*> gone up aghinsl  in his career, and it will take all his  cleverness, il he wins out. Mack c.n-  tends that his reputation is at stake  and lie will mal.e ahard-fiy to get  the decis'on over his opponent. It is  a~ new fact in pugilistic circles for a  faiher lo be engaged in putting his  son in sVipe for a boxing contest.  Hi's is lire way (hat Mack is being  trained at present, and there is none  111010 able lo judge .of a boy's ability  than Ins father.' TTarry Dodd has  been 'agreed ''on as referee, this being  enough lo say that the light* will be  on the square. The first round will  I:c called at about 10.30, ami will be  for 1 wen I y rounds lor a decision, and  no draw will be allowed.  , the  vvill  from  Co.   Laiiyssftsth  _-_g-s  .Vl-lE GENTLER SE-X.  Cupid lias just finished up a courtship in Michigan City that, he begjn  when the bride was a babe, leu days  old.  Twenty years ago.Robert P, Zorn,  the son of the wcalihy-iTrewer of  Michigan City, b.id occasion to go  into the business place'of Louis  Knollor, .lor/the purpose, of collccling  a bill. While theie he chanced to  see Mrs. Knollirr'who held 111 her  arms a mitc-^oi" humanity that had  been   in tlie   Kncller   home but   a  fc.\  da ;���������������.  Zorn was then a bashful boy of 20  years. The proud mother held her  olfspiing up to .him and.asked him if  she would not make a good wife tot  some one in fifteen or twenty years.  Zorn said she would, and added, "J  gfiess I'll wait for her."  "All light," 'said Mrs. Knellcr,  "I'll keep her-for you."  Thc baby thrived. She was stiitli-  o\ s at Iter books and stood well in  '.er classes. Tn all this time the families were close friends, an! little  Florence, as she was called, fio-  qucntly saw the man lo whom sue  bad been betrothed when she" lay in  swaddling clothes.  It was *it l(.n������ after the ilaiichlei  arrived at the age of .womanhood  when   her  lover  began.'paying  closer  attention. Both had other chances to  marry, but they'seemed lo be content that the arraii-cicnicnt that had  been made when one parly: had no  voice in the matter should be carried out. There was no interruption in  the courtship, and last ..week it resulted in marriage.���������Chicago 'Tribune  JEI-'FRII-S TO RETIRE.'  Cincinnati, May 3.���������J.  JclVries  j champion  hc.v.yweight  pugilist,  jictitc 1*10111 the pii/e ring and  ; lhc .sta^r, and  go  into business   with  h-s  1 .rother Jack   ia  California,     ac-  cir.lint-  to a statement made by him  lo  the  Timcs-Rtar. He will  have  the  state May   15. Arrangements  hive 1 ecu made to cancel all engagc-  ' menls after that -date.   -Icli'ries lakes  I this action at the rc.[ticst of his wife  I In  addition    to     this,   JclTrics  says  ihat pugil sm  does not pay.  {������������������'cattle, May 2.���������Fight fans at this  end of Hie Intcrui'bnn are looking  forward to the fight, tonight between Dave Barry and Tommy. Burns  before the Taconia Athletic Club, as  one of thc most imtoriant events of  the jear..  That the.1 e will be fighting aplenty  and of no friendly kind, seems assured by two pronounced conditions���������  thc two boys hate each other cordially and the favorite style-' of mill.  ing ol" both of them is "rough house"  er nolhilig    - -   - ...  Although the boys have signed to  fight at catch'weights, they will go  through the lopes at- near to "the  .*ame figuic. Barry may have a pound  e>r so to the" good,' but other than  lhat, there will be little to choose  between them.  Stra'ght Qucensbf.ry rules arc agreed upon and tint means that each  ini.st, attend to his own knitting in  the clinches. __  Larry McKcnna, who is managing  Durns", has been laving meney heavily  on his Ley, and declares that there  's rnly one end to the battle, notwithstanding that Barry is wonderfully clever pud carries a dream tablet  in  cac*'i  hand.  The battle tn'os place at Gcrmania  Crrroll, or the TVcoma Athletic Club  hall under Hie if ret ion of Manager  Thc SmUle o.vlinp-ont i"- planning to  "a'-c the 7 r.'-Trc"- car, which will  1-nd then in Taoomn in rlentv of  time  lo see  lhe  1 reliminary    even's.  Wil] ams' Block  JLaaysmitii  ParticularGrooors.  Telephone  Remember   that   the  drawing     for  a. Kram-o-phono   by  holders  of While  Sua.,  Soap  coupons  takes  place     at  Blair  &   Adam's  store  on . Thursday  evening,  the fitli  inst.    Everybody  in-  vited.  SHAM BATTLE.  Of all sham fights that vainly  rage,  The fiinnicsf's  the warfare  That   women on a street car wage  To see which pays the carfare.  t-g^^"g"^"****S^gS^^  [AVE YOU SEEN  Those Sh?rts, Nobby Ties and Fancy Vests?  Up to lhe Minute in Style and Coloring.  pany would not let the grounds for  that purpose, but now that they had  lo work on Saturday afternoon : they,  let them have the grounds. Mr.  Iloult also remarked that Sunday  games were played all the time in  Victoria.  Commissioner.Planla thought there  were more ways of getting round  these difficulties than by playing on  Sunday. .During the summer',- the evenings were long and he thought* thati  if would be more, enjoyable to play  in tbccogl of-the evening...  Af Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOCK. TELEPHONE. B-7  EVER   NOTICE  IT?  It's an easy, matter to sjrot a man  who considers' " himself a wise giiy,"  remarked t-he home-grown philosopher.  How so? queried the young man.  He is always telling how fooli-di *he  was  in his younger dajs," explained  the  philosophy dis. enser. ��������� Chicago  News,  TOUCH I NESS.  There is  a disease  called   "touchiness," a disease  which,   in spite   of  its innocent name,  is one of the gravest  sources  of  restlessness  in      (In  world.   Touchiness,   when  it   becomes  chronic, is a morbid .condition  -*" thc  inward disposition.   It. is self I'ivc i,n-  llamed  to the. acute  point.  The cure  is  to shift  the yoke  to  some  other  place;   to let men  and   things   touch  us through some part of our nature  so become meek  and  lowly  in  heart  while,    the    old   nature   is  becoming  numb  from  want of use���������Exchange.  "ROYAL HOUSEHOLD"  "LAKE OF THE WOODS"  "FIVE ROSES"  Bananas, Oranges    and the Season's , Fruit Always on Hand  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  L/LDYSMXTH  . ���������_ -e* *i. .fiijiaK:  E&^ZMigtS'SgSSSzD'ZgS&Z&a  aKeuatTistatnaum^jrissPSSiaistntanMsnm  S*S2������2S*������"3'''^^  ���������5  Straw H  Now that the warm weather is  here nothing .is cooler than a nice  Straw Hat.after wearing a heavy  felt one. Prices 25, 50c, 75c, $1,00,  1.25 and up.  Children's Sailors, 25c and. 50c.  *      * *���������---l     *- **- *****    "������������������ PT-fflNK  9.-  CARLISLE   BLOCK  .PHONE 2-1  SBIm^SB^ajSlB^^SBSSS^S^SES^SSf������  W.G. Fraser  y&M-nt ���������j-_-..w���������������������--���������=  Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason  able rates.  High St. Ladysmith  ~    OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Fresh  Chocolates  ���������At��������� .  MerchaniTaiior,  (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on han  get your choice.  d. Call early and  1st   \ venue,  ��������� -  Lad/smith  Two First Class Residences  To Rent  ���������*^    In the Centre of the City  t������  JOHN STEWART P. O: Box 268  FIRE,   LIFE  AND  ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  CONVEYANCING  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  means ,  SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT  .r   SpruiB  Stock has   just   arrived,   and  now   is   a ftoo.l  Un-*- to    paint.  Covors   more and   l.sts  longer    thanany other Paint on   the ...artel.  LADYSMITH HARDWARE;CO., LI  ;uno.  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW    SPRING   AND   SUMMER GOODS .'HJST ARRIVED.  Charles Drnn, of the above, firm, -v.isits Ladysmith every Sunday fut' tho^  purpose of  taking measurements and    seeing customers    personally.    May;  be. seen  at the Hotels.     We guarant ee all slock  and  a per fee I.  fit a I  lowest possible rates.   Suits  from       $15.00 -tip.   i'anIs  from $-l.(!l) up.  Rand-made.     4 ��������� m -^-*������  the  ah:  BARGAINS  In ALL LII-TES  OF GOODS CAR-  USED BIT US  WATCHES, CLOCKS- RINGS, J^WJSLI?,^, S1L  VERWARE, FAIICY GOODS OPALI KINDS  ; .B.FORCIMnER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    X   X   X'" Ladysmith,   B.C.  The Monthly Drawing forthe  WHITE S  will   take place THURSDAY,  &  Adam's Store. "Everybody  MAY  "ith  ;:t   :"> '" (Ur-  is inviU-d  In paiTi'-'ili'il  ,).m.  at  51air  l^Z3ZSSG!3S^Z!m&������2E^ M


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