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 <s  \  -^K-^<H^-*H^-K'1T'^^  i DUNCAN5' &     f  f     L ADSYHITH f  M 4f4.^.i.4H������-M*.^-fr^**H-4'-4-4*'-^  DAILY: Ledger  i|*^������j-������������.4^������4>,'I**4-4,**M''-'^^"4^^  j LADYSMITH  I -     & DUNCANS  ���������b  ���������4^.^.f������f^������^������^4--j^.H'4,'^*fr-*^*-r^  VOL. 2,  MONDAY,  MAY  22,   1905.  PRICE    FIVE CENTS  rn  OKUMA SPEAKS ON INTERVENTION QUESTION  Remarks on the Great Change  in Diplomacy of Different  Powers  What Japan  Would   Demand of  Russia Should She Ask  For Peace  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Correspondence    of llie Associated    peace.    She  would  go  on  retreating  CHICAGO STRIKE ON THE  SPREAD  A New Contingent of Teamsters Forced Into the  Struggle  Black Outlook for Building  Industry of the Garden  City -  Count      Okiuna,  minister,   of  foreign atlairs,  in  a re-  Press,  Tokio,   Thursday,   April  27.-  indefinitely,  hoping thereby to   , ex-  fonncr premier and 'haust     us. < We  might take Harbin  'and     go  further north,  but Russia,  ,   .   . ���������..       .4-        , -.,  'could continue her policy of retreat,  cent interview on the question of in-, ���������������������,.-��������� iu-,,.ri ������������������--,-/ t#* i'n-  i no occasion for a tin id party to m-  tsrvention;  said that a great change  (<;l.ferc    should Russia ask for peace  in  the lines of diplomacy of different j wc������hal-  j.IlsisL on aIl  unconditional  powers   being a natural   outcome  of  the present war,,it was difficult     to  make a prophecy.  Increasingly closer  relations      between     England       and  France- had already been a very significant i>licnoni3a resulting from  the  war.     The Count declared  that Germany      could have no  other  feeling  than satisfaction at finding her northern    .rival     becoming     gradually  weakened  by   the war, and would rec  'ogni/.c   thc   foolishness  of  antagonizing  Japan   if Germany  could  main-  lain and  develop her interests in the  Far  East.    Okuma, saw  no occasion  for   inter vent ion   unh-ss   a   European  conference could  be formed and      he  could not understand who would tal.i"  the initiative so long as  Germany's  policy of ''get the best and as'much  as possible" existed.  Count Kato, former minister of  foreign affairs, .and former minister  to Great ISritain, discussing the  same .question, said: "I do not  think there will arise any occasion  for intervention. I doubt if Russia  has a fixed piuiposc and aim, either  to fight or to conclude peace.        It  -*seems   to  me  lhat  the ultimate result  is left with whatever the future  may bring io Russia, and there   now  seems   to   be  no    prearranged   plan.  Should Russia be determined to hold  Vladivostock, it would be to her advantage  to conclude peace before she  loses  it.     But she slipws  no, desire  foi peace, and 'her policy is ulevoid of  'any'definite plan, so there can be no  occasion for a third power to .attempt intervention'in the near future. Even the less of Vladivostock  might     not  prompt Russia  to seek  armistice, and when the negotiations  are opened  we shall  require Russia  to return Manchuria to China, recognize our suzerainty over Korea, cede  Sakhalin to us,   remove permanently  the    fortifications     of Vladivostock,  and pay an 'indemnity of at least two  billion yen'(1,000,10 ),000.)  Such liberal terms will afford no occasion for*  intervention.   The scene of hostilities  in  Manchuria  being  without  special  'iu(orest to the powers, none of them  will be prompted to take action'   to  stop thc war.    On the contrary, the  war is affording a lucrative trade to  I some of (hem in-supplying materials  for war.    Looked at from a diplomatic view-point, Germany, seeing   her  eastern  danger  lessened  bj1; the war,  and  Russia gradually weakened, will  naturally  entertain, the  hope  of further reduction of the strength''of her  formidable  neighbor.    England     will  feci, satisfaction over the blows dealt  by her ally to her nati&nal foe. The  United States,  much as she sympathizes with us, will not welcome  an  extensive development of Japan's powers, lest it should cause future tro-  ���������iible and would not view with disfavor   (he giadual   weakening of  both  combatants.  "France alone must-be since-'dy-  desirous of seeing the war. terminate  but single handed she can.do nothing  to cause any change. Both thc present and future, to iny mind and  view, afford no sign of the possibility of in tor ven tion, and I am prepared to say that the time has not yet  come to talk of peace-..;. Jnfact, there  nevcrwill he an occasion for interven  tion, and  the war will.last long."  Chicago, Ills,, May 22.���������The)spreading     of thc teamsters' strike began  promptly     today.   Thirty-six teamsters employed by the Ritten, Ross  & Embree Company, lumber dealers,  and  four by Edward  Hines  Lumber  Company, were the first to. be forced  into the struggle.  Through the threatened spread of  the strike to all lumber dealers, every branch of the building industry  in Chicago was today .apparently facing paralysis. There are-only .800  teamsters employed by lumber funis,  BENIFIT CONCERT GREAT  SUCCESS  A Splendid Musical Ent r  tainment Given Under  Auspices of Glee Club  Opera House   Was Filled  With an Appreciative  Audience  The opera house was crowded on  Saturday night when the Gl-je Club  gave their benefit concert. Although  the programme was not quite so long  and varied as perhaps had. been anticipated, probably on accounfof the  non-appearance of the city band, the  rendering of the songs and choruses  did great credit' to the members" of  the club.   The singing of the Glees,  Ml. SICKER MIS ARE  IKDMini  The Vancouver llsland Mining Co. Have Taken j  Westholme Mines  The Price Paid is Said to be  $35,000 for 26  Claims  Everybody at Duncan seems to Le  holding great confidence in the Mount  Sicker mines. It is reported that the  Vancouver Island \ Mining and Develf  opment company have arranged uptake up their option on the 2G claims  bonded by them two years ago on  which they at tnat time paid $10,500  for the option. The price paid for  the claims is not as much as the  bond was for.   It is generally under-  RENDEZVOUS OF  ROJESTVENSKY  Paris Correspondent Says it is an  Island in iBalintung  Channel  there were four of them in all." show-  stood to be about one-half of the or-  ed  the Glee Club  to have improved liginal bond, or $5,t0j.  It is slatel  vastly since they last were heard in  but so close are Uie relations <������������������ be- public. The bass parts were-excop-  tween them and several other unions tialally well taken, thc tenor singers  of men engaged *_in hauling building ,'in ���������*,��������� club flo W(l-- but if tne num.  material that the wall.out of lum- ' ber of tenor Voices were increased,  ber teamsters, it i.s said,-would doub ' wnh two or three singers equal to  tless lead, to a strike in nearly every ' those already there, the club could Jie  department of the business industry, called most excellent. As it is, there  Directly dependent upon the building is verv -,it*jc room t,0 fiml fau-t( ami  material  teamsters,  it was estimat- | those gentlemen who are in the club  SHIPMENTS OF ISLAND  COALFOR 1904  A Good Showing is Made  by  This Great Industry at  Home and Abroad  The following extracts taken from  the report of the Minister of mines  for the year ending the 31st day of  December, ItlO-l,* makes a very favorable showing for the coal mines of  Vancouver Island:  The gross output of coal frem the  mines was l,fi85,f!98 Ions, of which'  J,07,I.,337 Ions were sold as coal, 159,  (if)! tons were used under companies'  boilers etc., 432,070 tons were used  in making coke, and 22,IM<) tons, of  which 229,018 tons were sold and 8,-  810 added to stock.  The     Vancouver    Island  collieries  mined   1,02.'.,01.',  tons of.coal,    which  was disposed oF as follows:  Tons.  Sold  as  coal        781,16!)  Used  by  company    135,034  Used   to   make  coke         81,1'70  Added   to slock     22,040  I    si  1,023,01-3  The    coke   from' Vancouver  Island  collieries   produced  amounted   to   19,-  371 tons,   of  which  12,031  tons were  sold and   6,017   tons  were added    to  stock.  Of the coal  sold 53 per o-Mit.  was  exported, to the United States, practically   all   lo   California;   while    20  per cent,  of  the coke sold found   the  same market.    The local market   is  slow of growth, so  the export market must be looked  to for any      expansion of business.    In 1902,  75 per  cent, of Vancouver  Island coal  went  sold of 32,791  is already known  of the coniipetition  of the California fuel oil.  The two companies have "pooled*'  their California sales  under one selling agent,  which should steady  the  trade.  Tiie local coast market in 1901.con  sinned some 13,000 -tons more coal,  hut about 9,010 Ions less coke, than  in iiio preceding year.  The Crows Nest Pass Coal Co., at  its three collieries, Michel, Coal  Creek and Carbonado, minod in 1904  002,(>85 tons of coal, of which there  was sold M coal 287*108 flons, and of  this 108,980 tons was consumed in  Canada, and H'8,188 tons exported to  the United States. Of the remainder  of the output, 21,017 tons were consumed by the operations of the company and 350,000 tons Uronverted into  coke, of which there was .produced  218,857, tons, and of this 119,004  tons was consumed by British Columbia smelters and 97,090 tons exported to the United States.  The distano3 of  these  mines  from  the coast has a.s yet .prevented     any  but the. interior markets being available, and as  three .new coal companies  have   this   past  year   l.ogun  shipping from mines just outside oi British Columbia,  in Alberta,  thcSe com  panics have   shared   the   market with  the C.N.P. Coal Co., with the result  that   these   Briti.*.li   Columbia   mines  show     this  year a decrease in  coal  tons,   which  is,  bow  ed today, hung the employment      of  one hundred thousand men, millyard,  factory  and     construction  workers.  The same programme was seemingly  in store for the sU'iisworkers and thej  industries dependent upon them.   The  planning mills, the sash and     door  factories,  the box factories, and kindred plants would also face, soon, a  shortage    of  lumber supplies  which  will necessitate the closing down of  the different mills and factories.  YOUNG CHILD    >  MURDERER  Thirteen Tear OM Nurse  Girl is Arrested on  Suspicion  Toronto,     May 22.��������� Little, Harry  Slurry a,. 9 months' old baby, who was  stolen from his go-cart from a   lane  -between Eaton and .Gough stores, on  Queen street, Friday afterooon,' was  I  murdered, and  Josephine Carr,  thir.  teen years old,  who was responsible ,  for th.3     child's death, is under arrest.    She     confessed to the  police  are to be  thanked  for  giving    ' so  many enjoyable selections on Saturday*   In itself alone the Glee Club  would have been well worth going to  hear. ' '"*iffn  The instrumental selections vhre  very good, tho violin and piano duet  by the Misses Hunter being (.specially appreciated.  Home, Sweet Home, with v-ia-  tior.s, was^ beautifully played, ������������������ad  the young ladies responded to a 4 encore by playing a pretty two-step.  Mr. J. Whitecombe obliged with a  cornet solo, the' Lost Chord, and the  Misses Panneir played a pretty 1 iano-  forte duet. Both items were deserv-  ingly applauded.  The vocalists -were in good form,  the loud applause following, tacb solo, quartette, trio and duet,' testifying to the keen enjoyment of the audience. Those w.ho obliged vert-  Messrs. D. Lewis, Bellis, .Roberts,  Thomas, Hughes,- J. Evans".and ��������� T.  Lewis..-  Miss Coburn officiated as accompun  ist in her usual clever- manner, nd  Mr. J.. J. Thomas was conductor of  the Club.  Mr.. Hugh Pulton made a capable  chairman, and at the opening of. the  programme  made  a few  appropriate  remarks.   He stated the cause.of the  entertainament, and* thanked     those  present for responding so well to the  that she took tlic*babv and go-cart, , ���������      ,      .  and proceeded towards her -home . n a~ W** by the club for assistance for  car. WlTen she got to the einba.ik- ������!eir ������cllow��������� workman or citizen, He  ment beside the railway tracks which apoligtecd for the absence,of the city  run along between Leslie street r.nd band stating ;that it was due to'lie  Greenwood avenue, she'said she was 'act that one of its members sad.  afraid her father would lie mad, so ^ as thc rres������ * of an accl<Ient in  she took the'baby and threw it over the.mines a few days previously, and  the embankment (88 feet high). Sh'c , ������'e l>ai������lsmen, out oi respect, prefer-  then ran down the embankment her- re(1 -">' to appear 111 public  self, undressed .the baby and concealed the clothes, which were found by  tlie police yesterday afternoon ' ibout  a.quarter of a mile away.  A charge of murder has been preferred     against the girl.   It is said  that Joesphine Carr had been in the  habit  of stealing go-carts',  and  fail- ! season, from May  ing to find one empty, stole the one   inclusive  containing little Harry Murray.  that a rich strike of ore has been  made by a small force of men vnrk-  ing on the Leonora in a new place on������  lhe surface. Shares in the Richard  the Thiid, which coul'l have Lcci  bought a siiort ti-ne ago ior live  cents |ier share or less, are 11 ,w In Id  not for sale at less l 1.1a fifteen  cents. Many, shareholder,-; w!l not  sell at all. Taking ��������� every tiling- together, while there is nothing c\<*it-  ing doing in the Mount .**,i'' er <-ec-  tion, the outlook for ���������hi |di*.ti ict livery pronrpimi. ' t ,:- ���������"'���������rtruie ���������hot  a company like thc Yy.c and ils *  lied companies having plenty o! cipi-  tal, and using good judgment, i-i so  largely interested in the camp- U  means good, sensible development  work, and* ii there are ore > 01!its oi  value in Mount Sicker they will be  uncovered and made to yield n profit.  Nothing new can lie learned of the  Leonora company at. present.  GOLF IN  GREATBRITAIN  Sharp Land  west  of  Engagement South'  Fakonen  Russian  Losses Total 300  (Associated Press Despatches.)  ning,  commenced  a bombardment.  Sul'sefluenlly another Russian force  with four guns appeared on the northern height of Cinyangpao and at  4 p.m.   two battalions of the enemy  advanced'    from thc eastern side of  the village but  were repulsed.  Another mixed force of the enemy  entered Erhshililipao where" they set  fire to the village and retreated. A  body of the enemy's dismounted cavalry attacked Tangshed on the right  bank of the Liao, southwest of Fak-  omen, on the moining of May 20.  4-V.fter an 3ngagement lasting two  hours, thc enemy retreated in disorder towards, the southwest abandoning 30fl men killed and wounded. Except for these collisions between  the situation otherwise  is   unchcni-ed.  Championship Gaines Will  Begin Next week-Amerr  J can Competitors  ' New York, May 22.���������The Paris correspondent of thc Times cables that  he hears from a well.informed source  that the rendezvous  of Admiral  Rojestvensky is an island in Balinlang  Channel,  probably  Beabyuan  Clcder. ���������  This island is north of Luzon.       A  Russian coaling fleet, consisting     of i  27 colliers and three ships supposed  I  to be carrying ammunition  with sai- ,  ing  orders  from  Hamburg,   received  j  insttuctions  at  Singapore  that    the '  island  in  Balintang  Channel   would  I  merely be a point of rendevous where ���������  the sailing fleet might receive furth- J  or   instructions  from   Rojestvensky.  I  As to the particular harbor or   bay I  where Rojestvensky's fleet will coal,  it will,  in  all probability,  be some-'  where on the coast of the island of sma*[ forces  Luzon, that is to say, in American !  waters.    From   the  information,    it  would appear that Rojestvensky's intention is  to continue his route     to  southeast Formosa instead of taking  Formosa Straits.  A later despatch says' Reports in  circulation here to the effect that  colliers     belonging   to   the   Russian  NO RUSSIAN SHIPS IN  FRENCH   WATERS.  Saigon, May 22.���������Admiral De Jon-  quieres, the French naval commandsr  returned here today after an inspection of the Annamese coast. Hc reflect intended to.rendezvous at the'ported that no belligerent shi* s have  Babuyan Islands, north of the island 'returned to French territorial wat-  of Lu7.on, Philipines islands, is not ,ers since May J -1th.  biased on precise information, but'it  is rather the result of figwing on the  latitude and  longitude  where a por-  ! RUSSIAN  SHIP  SEIZED  AS  WAR VESSEL.  the  big  in  WILL HAVE QUICK'NEWS'-'  OF THE RACE -HORSES  Toronto, May 22.���������The C.P.R.  have opened a telegraph oflice at  Woodbine race track for the racing  20-th to June 3rd  to California, in 1903 about 45 per  cent,, and.in 1904,about 53 percent,  which would indicate that the worst  ever, more than made up for by   an  increase of 60,930, tons in coke sales.  A championship handball match  will be played at the Esplanade  court this evening commencing' at  C.30 sharp. At'the conclusion of the  match''a .meeting will be held.  .���������_ a- -' ���������  HAVE NOT MUCH USE  FOR KING ALFONSO.  Paris,   May  22.���������Confederation     of  labor unions has called a meeting for  Wednesday ..to   discuss   a proposition  to   make      a demonstration   against  King Alfonso when he comes to Paris.    Thc revolutionary   element   seek  to make an. offensive manifest p,(gfciinsH  the  king,   and  inflamatory  circulars  are being  spread  broadcast,  calling  on the workingmen to oppose his majesty's visit in  thc same manner   as  thc Italian radicals opposed the  visit of 'Emperor Nicholas to Haly.  mines  by British  Columbia smelters  has remained at about the same amount as last year, but thc'export   of  coke has  increased  from  27,758   tons  in 1903 to 9.7,690 inns in liHOl, chiefly by the opening up of markets   in  Montana  through   the coinpletion   of  the     branch of  the Great Northern  Railway  into   Morrisscy.    The  company ovens have not been run at full  capacity,  nor  all  the  time, so   that  the     limit of  the present available  market has b'een reached, seemingly,  but there is every indication tha\ it  INTERESTING NOTES ON  THE ENGLISH DERBY.  Not- for many years past has the  English Derby presented as open an  appearance as now, and.- the betting  wliiih is. a sure indication of public  opinion .as to thc result, shows no  pronounced favorite whose chances  'can be regarded as overwhelming  those, of the rest of the field. The  'victory of Vedas in the two thousand.'  'guineas has naturally brought to him  a large amount of public support, but  even this has not resulted in his becoming as good a favorite as eitheV  Cicero or tlie better of the French  stable. Of the latter Val D'Or has  'displaced his companion, Jardy, in  the betting, and there is little to  choose from between Val D'Or and  Cicero, though the victory of the  ! latter in the Newmarket stakes, in,  j which Langibly and Signorino ran  second and third, will undoubtedly,  for the present, keep him a favorite  in the quotations. It is very probable, however, that as the day of tho  race grows near, the weight of  French money will make the choice  of Monsieur Blanc's pair favorite.  Both Llangibly anil Signorino have  been running very consistently  spring, and it would  not be at  New York, May  22.���������During  coming  week the first  of three  golf championships  will  begin'  Great  Britain,   and  the  events  will  be watched with peculiar interest''by  American  golfers.    The   great  amateur     competition     will   start  this  week on  the Prestwick links.  Walter  J. Travis, who won the English title  last year, found it impossible to go  abjroad this season to clef end    his title;   Only prominent players     .from  this side of the water  who will  be  among   the" native   contestants   this  week, will be George S. Lyon of Toronto,  the ex-amateur champion     of  Canada, and  winner of the Olympic  championship at St. Louis last year."  If  the  American contestants       are  scarce    this   i-ear     in   the amateur,  event,  the women have more     than  made up for it by entering in large  numbers, more than ever before,     in  Ohe womens'     amatuer championship  of  Great   Britain,   which   will  begin  on IVlay   29,     on   the Royal  Cromar  links, near London.   A  team of     tlie  best    women  golfers  in  the United  States sailed  for England  a      few  days ago.   The third and last of the  big events will lie the open championship,   which  will   be  played   on     the  historic St.  Andrew link,  on June 7  and   8.    Two  of   the  leading  professionals    iu    this country    have gone  over  to compete  for  the   prizes      in  the  persons  of Willie Anderson    and  Aleck Smith.  SOUTHERN   ALBERTS   IS  BEING RAPIDLY SETTLED  Winnipeg, Man., May 22.���������Immigration from the Stales to Southern' Al-V  berta has been ,so heavy this spring  as to settle whole districts where a  year ago not a homestead claim had  been filed. Land that was quoted at  three dollars an acre in that part of  the territory is now held at tendol-  lars, and many new towns have iieen  opened.   j.   AN ACCIDENT TO THE  GERMAN EIVIPRESS.  tion of the fleet was last observed.  If this course is continued, it is pointed out, il would take the ships into  the Ballinting Channel, n ar which  are the iBabuyan islands. It is there  fore inferred that the Russians will  rendevous in that "locality for the  purpose of coaling.  RUSSIAN VOLUNTEER FLEET  STEAMER  SIGHTED.  Hong -Kongj- May 22.���������The latest  steamer to arrive here reports sighting a Russian volunteer fleet steam-  ���������2r> accompanied- by a large transport,  in the Hainan Straits on the morning of May 20. They were steaming  west.  COLLISION OF SMALL FORCES  THREE HUNDRED KILLED.  Tokio,   May   22.���������(1   p.m.)���������Imper-  Chee Foo, May 22.���������Travellers who  arrived here today from Port Arthur  say that a Japanese armed force of  one hundred men boarded the Russian  steamer Kazan on Saturday in Port  Arthur harbor on receipt of a despatch from Tokio, announcing that  the Japanese government had decided to retain her as a prize, on the  ground that she is a war vessel. The  Russian wounded at Port Arthur will  leave tomorrow.  Barashoof Lsnja, superintendent of  the Russian Red Cross at Port  Arthur, will depart from there ten days  hence.    The  next- party  of   Russians  to leave Port Arthur for  Shee Foo  will include forty insane-sailors   and  soldiers, who will bo taken on board  the  British  steamer Whampoa,   now  here.   The Whampoa has  been, fitted  up  especially, to   transport   the luna'  ial headquarters made the following ' tics from Chee Foo Odessa. She will  announcement'today' In the direction of Changtu on May 20, a small  force of the enemy consisting of over  a battalion of infantry, a regiment of  cavalry and two guns, made a detour  to the eastern heights, at Santkou, 8  miles east of Changtu,. and from the  vicinity of a coal mine, ten miles  east of Changtu at 11.30 in the mor-  not take any other passengers.  JUNK   FULL  OK  RUSSIAN  OFFICERS  CAPTURED.  Tokio, May 22.���������It is reported that  a    junk  filled   with   Russian  officers  has,, been captured.     It  is   presumed  that- they   were making a reconnaissance from  Vladivostock.  AMERICAN YACHT AVERAGES 200 MILES A DAY.  New York, May 22.���������Tlic Amcricnn  yacht Atlantic^ one. of the contestants in the trans-Atlantic race for  the Emperor William Cup, was .sighted late Saturday night li!>i; miles due  enst of Sandy Hook. She was lirad-  ing east with fine weather and a  fresh southwest wind, and was making a Iii tie better than seven and a  half knots per hour. The Atlantic  was sighted by the steamers Cedric,  Minnetonka and N0ordam. Marconi  wireless messages were sent from all  the steamers to tlie Associated Press  TELEGRAPHIS NOTES  FROM ONTARIO.  \   Out.,   May  22.���������Thom'as  former  member of  parlia-  iTm.'.ro.-  Mac!-, ii*,  ment   for   North   Renfrew  denly   from   appole-xy   last  died   sud-  night.    He  defeated      Hon. Peter White in 1896  .mil   1900,   but was defeated  by      the  latter last November.  'Conservatives   Nominate.  Woodstock,  Out.,  May  22.���������J.      C.  Wallace,   barrister,  has been nominated  by North  Oxford  Conservatives  for the House of Commons.  Two Boys Drowned.  Himisrille,    Ont., Mav 22.��������� Fred  To have reached the point at which ja.nfi -v0rman Anderson, aged 5 and  she was sighted, the Atlantic must!scven years, were drowned iii Vern0n  have averaged more than 2|)0'    miles |Lakc yesterelay.   They were out in a  canoe with another boy named Booth  and  were upset.  Booth was  rescued.  per  day,  an hour.  or  more  than eight knots  Weistoaden, Pru.-.sia, May 22.���������The  accident to the German Empress,  Agusta Victoria (who fell down  stairs Saturday) while more severe  this j than at first roported, will not have  all j any serious consciences. Thc cut on  .surprising if one or both of them , her forehead will probably leave a  beat' the more fancied candidates for j slight scar. Her Majesty suffers from  place, even if neither is.;qjuite good : occasirn il attacks of dizziness, to  enough  to     win, and they are weir    which is attributed her loss of bul-  The consumption of coke from these   will be held during the coming year, worth backing, one, two, three, ance on the stairs,  AN EXPLANATION BY  THE  JOURNAL.  Under the above head the A>shcroft  Journal says (of course it refers  to  the   Prentice  case,  as  Prentice   lives  in that section):  "In regard to the Journal's silence  today about the recent miserable act  of an intoxicated man, the explanation is that our course is dictaled by  respect for those most eleeply injured. An adjournment has been granted for eight days at the request '���������ol  the defence. The Journal's future  course in this matter will tbe governed by reasons which suggested its  |action today,"  The case against Druggist Reed and  Mrs.    Woodruffe is  attracting much  attention.  The woman was arrested  in  thc rooms  of a prominent music  teacher, and the husband, a railroad  man, has begun action for a divorce.  Yesterday's despatches from Vancouver say:     In the case of John Reed,  the druggist charged  with conspiring  to procure  an abortion  on Mrs.'   Ar-  nott Woodruffe, the police magistrate  has fixed bail at $2,500 in two securities,  but  up  to a late hour     last  night he had not been released.     So  far  as  could   be ascertained   no  bail  had    been     set in the case of Mrs.  Woodruffe.  Nl <  \)  tasSssSfJsatJt^ss  9K9K  MS!  DAILY LEDGER  MaMw-naiaHMaHi  asHS.  wsssm  THE DAILY LE06ER  PubliPtied   every  day except Sunday.  BY       THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  T������RICE  ���������0 cents  a  month,    $5  per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates  on ap  plication.  {wily I'rit-htftlittencer, V2 U 20 Pales  J?ub.'ishe3    the    fullest    telegraphlo  ?l? (   news  from  all  parts of the world.  31  A  Seattle's Great  Papers  MONDAY,   MAY   22,   1005.  PROGRESSING.  slated    in; the .'Ledger y  ,     the railway deal wa.s  As     was  month   sine-*  -evnecied to  be completed about June  1st.   It is completed according  lo apparently    reliable,    although  not olli-  <i;.,l     reports    and theC. P. Ai. will  1-ite    full    control     within  the nevl  ,1'orlnighl.   The    changes     'wili,   fron  ihc present     outlook,   give us direct  '(���������ciiiuction   with   Vancouver and   will  make if     very convenient   ���������travellinn  nlon-*- llie line as     there will-be twi.  ti-;i in*- a day, each  train making heller lime Hum now!   Very likely then  will not be so niany slops as at pris  ml.  as II ie re '   are    now' tliirty-threi  >.l-ips on lhe line from  Wellington to  Yicloria.   That is there arc.'that1 many  lhat a      (rain may tic ordered Ir-  slo]i  at.   This    ��������� malkes  a stop   every  1 wo miles if slopping at all. of then  and it means at ������oast an hour lost in  this-   way.   So-ine     of   those will  m'  doubt      he cut nut except for freight  and accommodation"   trains.   For lh,  ���������jleamir     schedule'���������'���������we. will have U  wait    wilh     patience    until  the an  nounccnicnt i.s inade.   We may c*q eei  good      treatment,   however,  ' in   I lus  connection and  a, steamer a day wil  mean a great  deal in  the way ol ai  commodalion.  im  D4JLY  SUKD4Y  IWIC������ A WEEK  Sq   aey   paper  t   Spw-lal   de  of fushloo,  IHE  PCSi-  INT������i.Lt���������E>13E������  Sanr le Ccp.es Free  Write lor Cud  *%*3k\\stv*w\-':  *. v-v  All tha stata and local news.    Dally  .-..".d Sunday edition, 75c per month.  Suiida} ;'5S!-ir:'e:i^c.sc������r, 40 to58 PaSea  Thi largest and most complete Sua*  paper north of  San. FrancdMa.  apartments   of   llt������ratar%,  of v/oinen's nswa,    Boa*  day edition, $2.00 p������r year.  TVce a v,"r,tk P^st-'atelllsencer  Aii -he i:b������s of the -week In oondM,  detailed form. THE TWICE A  '���������''VZK EDITION IS THE BEST.  ���������'.-.VICE A WEEK PAF������B PTjTfl-  USHES ON TH2 PACLFIO COAST.  Writ.- for sample copy and b* ������m������  ������������������laced. Subscription prio*. $1.00  per year.  All Pes! masters Will Take SuflScr.jrtlw  PSSr-:?iT*li.ia?N��������������������� CO., Seattle, Wash's. .?.  WESTON, Business Manager.  Si  4  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons siren in classes sr individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B. C.  A VILLAGE OF SMITHS  Near Tripoli, in.Nortli Africa, is a  village called Amiuz, the like o:  which T.s not. to he ���������found in any other  part of the world. 'Ihe place i.s in-  haliiied exclusively hy those cxcicis-  Iiitq  the calling of smith.     *  From     early    morning till the last  ���������thing at night they are hard at wor  ihe aged memhers"of thecommunit.  also  taking      part.;'.Ihose no  longer  able   to  handle     the  hammeroccup-  themselvis   hy  blowing  the bellows  The inajor'.ty of the. people are ai-  morcrs, who supply.the. Arabs wilh  weapons indispensable to thc sons or  lhe desert, "'who. are .toe indolent to  mal-e for themselves. ' These',weapons  are exported as far as the Niger,  where iln-y arc in great demand.  SPIN' MILES UPON MIL AS  "The cotton factories of Lanca*.-  sbirc, England," says Edward Irving, "at present spin about 155,  Odd.Odd miles of thread a day, so  lhat in six seconds they make enough  to go around the earth. In one  month thf\v spin enough to reach  rrom here to thc\_moon. The'product  of eighteen days would reach from  the sun to Neptune. Counting 31 If  wording days in a year, it would  take tliem, at th's rate, 500 years lo  .spin enough thread to reach the iuw-  tst star."  WISCONSIN   BANISHES  THE  "LITTLE  COFFIN   NAILS"  A Wisconsin paper says:  After having  ruined  and  even   Killed  scores    of  'o\s,   the   harmless   appearing   little  "coffin nails,'-  more, gci ���������Tally known  ,is cigarettes, are lo have a real fun-  ������������������lnl  of their own  when  on  July   1st  the  anti-cigarette  bill   recently   pass-  jd   by   the  Wisconsin   lcgislatuie  will  go      into effect.      The  bill   has  been  signed  by Governor   I.a Follelto, and  il.f.oluteiy prohil.its the ^laiiufacluit',  ���������sale' or     use of cigaiettes  or cigarette papers in  the state.  Heavy pen-  allies  ore provided   for  violations  of  lh.- law which  will  be rigorously en-  ftiiivd.    A feature  of   Ihe  law   which  will  be a system  whereby half of lhc  minimis  of   lines   impes-d   upon   con-  .icled   violators  will  go   to   the com-  d.iining    witnesses,   thus   furnishing  an   incentive   to  the  procuring of evidence.  I Mho law can be as elTectively en-  foi-ed iu Wisconsin as a similar one  is in Indiana "iI. will mean a gieat  stop in the progress of reform. . A if  In.liana youth was recently convicted  4-ii I fined 1.10 for some cigarette pa-  pp.is which were found in his pocket,  il though he stoutly denied 1hat he.  ���������ver smoked  a cigarette  in  his  life  Rr.   R.  11.  Diet's dental  oflice,  ���������!i������h  Street,  is again open and  lo lor     may be found there at  i.-ne  hereafter.  on  tie  anv  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Licensing Court  to be held at Lad}smith, I intend to  apply for a transfer of the.retail liquor license now held by n*c for the  1 remises known as thc Central TIo-  til, situate on Lot 4, Block 2!), La-  ���������lysmith, B.C., from myself to Jos-  .���������pli I'elligrnilli And from Central  Hold to premises to lie erected on  <f,l, IH, Block 28. ,  FRANK   BARDESONO.  ladysmith, B.C., May l-<. 1005.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  Notice is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the licensing Court  to hc held at Ladysmith, 1 intend to  make application for a transfer of  ihe retail liquor license now held ly  mc for thc premises known as the I'i-  lot Tfotel, situate on Lot 0, block  ��������� 2fi Ladysmith, B. C, from my-  s- If to J. B. Thom.is  GEORGE   HANNAY  ,    Lad-smith,   B. C,  l.llh May,  1!������05.  ^SmS^^mam^SSSSSmnm^SSS^S^i^^^^^ss^m  Attention is called to tha       fact that the  Ogiivie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers  of  ROYAI,-IIOUSEII  OLD    FLOUR,     have for some, time  past been producing flour in a   vastly   improved  and   purified   form  by  t-he aid  of     ELECTRICITY  and ha-.ii.i5 secured control   of   all  the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity  of advising   the  public  that  any   unauthorized  users of the electrical   flour  purifying  processes   will  be protect! led.  Ogiivie Flour Mills Company I,imite  a������'G tlie cn-ly millers in Canada -whose Flo.nr i  ptirifled by tho elec     ���������. j . <   )  i i  This Hotel  has   bctn   completely  renovated.  Board and Lodging $1.0i   . >-r   lay.  HOT ELP RETOR1 Pi  Bar  fi������Wr%  Supplied   with   the  Host  Liquors and   Cigars.  JOHN   THA,   Proprietor  Wines,  1st A.v.enue  Ladysmith B.C.  'Xfi  Geo. Roberts,  *%*'  i/&\  Prop  IN OIvTIKN DAYS  Two hundred jeais ago it was a  custom for a bridegroom to wait  upon his bride on their wedding day.  'lhe lollowing extract from John  Shelihrare's "Matrimony", a book  publiThed in the middle of thc eighteenth ecu I in \, test if es lo this and  reiVis lo thc popular stipei*-t.t:on  about it. "The dinner being served,  Sir Oliver was the gayest man in the  company 'lhe bridegroom and hiide  si ting by tbe side of each other the  i Id Vo-i'Ui'man observed' "(Ms-heart,  ods-heart'. What, dine with the bride  the first day! A fine bridegroom;.a  fine bridegroom! Tt was the fashion  .*.vhni 1 was married to stand behind  ihe biide's chair with a napkin and  serve hn\ Serve her today; she'll  s-'P.c   5^11  c-.i'r  aflerwaids."  The new  barber at -Winston's shaving emporium,   High street,  is said  io hc a very clever man with theia-  /t)l_a   trial   will   convince.  rental work will be promptly and  f-artfi.lly looked after at Hr. K. B-  Dier's oflice, on High Street, where  1 e may he found at any time.  \ A0V1CE AS TO PATENTABiLJTY PfDBJC j  V Notice in "Inw-nfive Age" pliPP *J  > ilcok "How to obtain Patents" | llHafc..]  i Charges moderate. No fee till patent is seenred. 1  t Letters strictly confidential. AddreM, j  [ E. 6. SIGGERS, Patent Lawyer, Washington- 0. C. j  "������������������-���������*^**** *      ..44t.4...4.4.      4.4.1.  J.PIERCYJND CO.  WHOLESALE DRYUOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  Alanufaciurers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS. ETC.  Ml in 50IID  1  Esquimau  & Nanaimo Raiiv.-.;  ���������o-  Via the peoples' favorite  LADYrSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, F.  O. E.     :���������:        :���������:        :���������:        -���������J  Meets In the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C- H. Rummings.  ������������������ Plans,  Specifications  and  De-  ���������* tails     furnishckl for all kinds  ������������������ of work in the CARPENTER  ������������������ Line  ������������������ C.  B.  ROBELEE,   Carpenter  ���������* and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady-  ������������������ smith,  B. C.  ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  2  Overlands  Daily  i  J.il  Niw Al i nagmen  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKirinell.&Woodbank  Proprietors-  modem and    Strictly 1'irst Class.  Commercial Mens'  headuuarters.  Fire Proof    Buildirnj.  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at 8 p. in. or 11 p. m..  TICKETS SOLD TO ALL POINTS  Shortest     route to    Feinie, B. C,  and  ALL  KOOTKNAY  POINTS.  For rates.     folders,      sleeping car  reservations a������d 'all information call  on or address  S. CI.  VIORKES,      E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  HAY 24th, 25U1, 26th and 27th.  GRAND- MILITARY. PAGEANT  AN D   SHAM     BATTLE;      CHAMPION  SHIP     LACROSSE  AND~ LEAGUE BASEBALL      GAMES;  VENETIAN  WATER  CARNIVAL  ;   F1RKMENS: TOURNAMENT      AND   REGATTA;  " GRAND-PYROTECHNIC  DISPLAY   ,:.  Fare from    Lad) smith  to'Victoria'and return only $1.50.  Children under 1 2 .yeais of age 75 Cents.  Tic'-ets good from Wednesday, May 2*lth., lo Sunday, May 28th.  A, special train leaves  Victoria for*Nanaimo at 10.30 p. m., May 2ttn.  ���������GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  ������������������*   i "*���������-  , i * \  NOTICE.  Persoas found using out Patent  Bottle, or Stoppers after this notice,  will' be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith, B.C,"  The City Market  -     R. Williamson, Prop.,  1st Ave,     Ladysmith  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������RateB 4-1.25 ai.d $1.50���������  . ri e bu*i to alt (steamboat  landings bd>  rai *  v .it-iota.   Electric care every tiv  uiliiiuee io all parte o(   the city.   Ba  ami tab *; uneicelkd.  F. BAYNES, Propiietur,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, 0.  PAINTING,  PAPEk  BTC.  HANQ1NQ  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence In rear  >f Ladysmith Hotel.  J.  E. SMITH, Prop.  H1LBERT  HENRYS NURSfRitS  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &  Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD     and  FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  i ' PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-mod������Hed. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.  BARBER    SHOP AND BATH ROOMS  The  ESPLANADE    between the  Grand and Abbottsford,  William Powkrs, Prop.  P. ricB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO,  LADYSMITH  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   ���������  speciality.  THO HAS MCE WAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.    1  ������       ....      *  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry, or the Sea  %  C  | CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  I General Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE.  t  1  |  Smelter Manager.. |  ���������**fe*-*a**fe������*B*'*^'-feft"fe**'-^  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK TROMPTLY  D- ���������- '���������  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PA810R5  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������|  RATBS $2.00 PER.BAY  SAMPfvU ROOM5  I5A.R SUi'iTylKD WITH BS=T  "WINISS, IvIQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  .   BeBt accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  X���������X������X������X?X������X9X������X������X������X������X������X������X������X9X������X������X������X������X������X������X������X������  LIVERY, BOARDING AND       *  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A SPECIALTY.  STICKET ^OFFICE  Cor.   Government      and   Yates  St-.,  Victoria, B. C-  3  Trains  Transcontir.enta1  Trains^ Daily  ose new dcsigr.s in WALL PAPER are going fast. Come in unci  si e l lii-m.  FROM IS CENTS TO $1.I������0  ILo have just received a large shipment of the famous Melrose Liquid  Paints, the best on the Market, at  4.1.7:') per sal I on, 7(1 shades and colors to choose from.  ��������� (c.ll and see our picture frames.  Picture fnimiiiK executed  promptly.  Painlirs   niul   Pareiliaii^ing done at  icasonahlc rates.  HARRY KAY  Are You  Going East  The������ be sure your tickets read   via  tbe  L  UNION  PAUL  .... Dealers In   Pianos and  Organs .. .  Ladysmith, B. C.  The  only  line now  making  DEPOT    connections at  ST  and     MINNEAPOLIS     with       the  through    trains    Irom    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,  One ol which is the famous "North  Coast -Limited," Rule on it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all paints East an-1  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and berths resetved.  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rates from all points  Easti from March 1st to Mary lfitli.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  E.uropeun points. Very low rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved  by wire.  For further  particulars call at  the  offi or phone No. 45G.  A.-D- CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P., General  Agent  Portland,  Ore. Victoiia,  B.C  THEJONES HOTEL  |   " "    SALES STABLES |  * EXPRESS  WORK   A SPECIALTY. $  *      DAVID JOHNSON        ���������  |PHONE 66  #:  ^*������*������;-*������*������*������*������*������-*������*������*������*..  X  LADYSMITH |  x  WM. MUNSIE, President  J.  W.  COBURN, Man.  Direotor  Telephone's.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     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)  fB. E. WALKER, General Manager    ;    ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'IManag-er  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under. ...3.cents I  Over $5 and not exceeding $10.......  6 cents ',  '���������    $10        " " $30......  10 cents  "    $30       " " $50......   15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C  liada ola Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- point:;   n the United SiatstS.  KKfiOTIAHLE AT A -FIXEf)  RATI! A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC . LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittin   small suma of money  -with safety and at small   jost.  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bai  (Hall Block from Depet.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  iOTKJE is. hereby given  llia.t at  the  ext sitting of   the  Licensing  Court  be held at Ladysinith,   I intend lo  pjily for a trnnsfcr1 of  the  retail li-  (|iuir   license      now  held hy    me     for  he       premises        known      as     the  KANSAS CITY, Central     Hotel,   .situate  on   Lot   I,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask  your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  Agent,  151 Yesler *���������- -    Seattle.  Block 2),  Ladysmith, B.C., from niy-  elf  to   David   If.   Davies  and       from  the sad   Central   to  tlic  New    .Yest-  rn   Hotel,   situate  on  Lot  5,  Block  I 8.   Ladysmith,   B.   C.  FRANK   BARDESONO.  .Ladysmith, B. C, May 2nd, .1905.  LADVPU'JTH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  CRYSTAL LAUNDRY  Leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM.  All work first-class at THE CHRY  STAL,  VICTORIA.  Best  accommodation  for  transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  LADYSMITH BAKERY,.  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED   AND  FRESH.  BREAD FIVE CENTS PER LOAF  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orderi taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  H4Y. GRAIN AN)  FARMPHODUl  i'  This new Hotel has been comfort  ably furnished and the bar is up-to-  date.     Rates $1.00  a day    and    upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������: :���������:' :���������: >-: Ladysmith  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on the  Eaplanado.  JAS, WARNOCK, ;,  ���������1  4  li\  fl DAILV LBb&ntL  *<*���������*��������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������**#���������������+������*+ ���������������������������**���������������������������+������ ������������������������������������+  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  i a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  4*4  ���������I-  f  SPORT'        f l-f^^^        * ^^**********i<1****^****-*^**;  ' ��������� .  ��������� .  There is No Necessity  ���������f sending away for anything    you may require in  Hardware or Garden Tools  We can supply yamr wants in all   seasonable  goods such as! Hoes,  Spades, Shovels, Rakes, Lawn  Mowers, Poultry netting, Etc.  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,    B. C,  ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������# ������������������  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������ ������������������  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and gUAniCHAN  Jzoui^alem  /tote!  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES  FOR COWICHAN  LAKE MONDAY,   WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY.  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors.  w.v.  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American Cream   Separator  Co.,  Grant Powder Co.,  .and B. G. Pottery Company.  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home drown Products.  Quamichan Hotel  ���������o-  Keast's Livery &  Freighting Stables  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Commercial Men  . ���������o���������  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Splendid Fishing, Telephone connec  tion.  ��������� FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  Duncans Station.  -H. Keast, Proprietor  Stage leaves Mount Sicker at   7 a.m.,  at 12:30 p.m., daily,  except     Sundays.  returning,- leaves   Duncan  (Specials at short notice.)  X   X   DUNCAN,   B.   C.   X   X  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  AN EASTER OPENING  m  WdS STORE  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest creations  in Millinery. Up-  to-date Hats   Made and Trimmed to  Order at Shortest Possible Notice.  FLOWERS,      FOIL AGE.   All    La-  dies     cordially      invited    to inspect jof ^^'Z^^^^Z  alue of the gold shipped from  submerged bed or bars of the riverN  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,1 where the  lessee may dregde to. high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The lessee  shall  have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five uiiles,  but where a person  or company   has  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.   Rental, 510    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 each may be  granted to a free miner for a term ol  twenty years, also renewable.  The l-*ssec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  ilstdayof August iu the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge ia  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles, within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and. $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining ia the Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims - shall not exceed 250 feet in  ength, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  1 feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims are marked by, two legal  'posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry roust be obtained within tenjnilcs of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten rniles or fraction.  The person or company staking a  claim must hald a free miner's ossificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled   to   a claim    of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall      be  chargen,  the rest of the party ordinary claims only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at lhe rate  ^^���������b4^-bA^*4~b<hb^b*-b4������i  BASEBALL  Ladysmith 9 ;   Chemainus 3.  Ladysmith     defeated Chemainus at  hascball    yesterday     at the sawmill  town,  nine   runs'to three.   The first  three innings of the game were fairly  even, .but the visitors got used to the  home    style    of   pitching,     and  the  field, and their     superiority was obvious.   For     the      Chejmainus    team  Tommy and Anderson did  the pitching and the visitor's battery was S.  Koa' and J: Kerr , A. Morrison and  ���������J. Sanderson. ;  As in'thematch Jiere. a week ago  the .fielding of the Ladysmith players  outclassed that of their opponents  altogether. Ladysmith fanned fifteen  men .and Chemainus five.  T. "White was     unable to go down  and    he  was     substituted    by'Evan  Thomas.  '... '  "���������..���������'.-���������   :.  .../.;���������'? SCORE BY INNINCS ,@|  .Ladysmith���������2   0   2-2   fl   '2   0   0   h.  Chemainus���������1   0   2   0   0   0   00   0  "nion  VI  Brewing  NANAIMO,  B. C.  Hanufacturers of the  Co  1    , n ,n British Columbia  I   Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  I from the Best Canadian Mait Run Hops  ���������������i������ ������i������ <-,������  Mschir  >9  NANALMO DEFEATS  VICTORIA   AT LACROSSE  Nanaimo was victorious at lacrosse,  yesterday,  defeating  Victoria .at  the  Coal City by (j goals to one.      The  game was not a very interesting one,  the     play of the capital men being  poor and very inferior to*7 that of the  home team.  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened by us always gives satisfaction. Picks handl ed and repaired.  Shipsrriitriirig    in aV     its    Branties.  Horseshoers and Genera! Biacksmitns.  David Murray  Boiler Street  -   -    ~   -   Ladysmith, b  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE     ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT FOR  IN THE MARK ETS.  THE BEST MEAT*-  MONEY GOING   UP ON    . -TUESDAY'S   WRESTLING. WE ARE N0W BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF THE RC  The Herald of yes I erday  says: From     "'    ""  present appearances  there will      be  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT  the  the  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  STATION STREET,  DUNCAN, B. C.  DUNCAN   LIVsEARLYEand STABLES  S. J. Hagan, Manager  ���������f    Freight ing a Specialty   ���������$���������  PRICES MODERATE  FIRST-CLASS  TURNOUTS*   OF-   RIGS,    HARNESS,   iIORSES.  I  Tourists and  sportsmen  making this hotel   their headquarters will appreciate the excellent cuisine and service.  Electric light is fitted through  out.    There is a good   supply  of water.     No mosquitos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE  Your patronage solicited  DUNC AN.i   B. C.  Telephone  in  Connection.  Pharmacist  X X-X-X-X-X- -%r~ii-X-X-Xr~K XXX  ������X X xxx  1     R. B. ANDERSON  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  BICYCLE AND GUN   REPAIRING.     ACETYLENE   GAS  FIXTURES AND  GENERAL METAL WORKING  Fine lines, WATCHES, CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  ���������f  I  X  ii  ii  ii  ii  WHITT0ME  Oddfellows Block    ���������    ���������  Duncan.v, B.C.  ae-7K------H~&--4-^ - - y^������--w^x-xr^^-zx-x-:x  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION  LANDS. IN MANITOBA  THE  NORTHWEST  TERi  RITORIES .   AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite.    Not more than  320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate !  of ten cents    per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the gross   output.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free iu\_ci'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  fame with two legal posts, tearing  location notices, one at each end on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen     days if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  additional  day allowed  for every additional ten  miles  or fraction.   The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At     least $100 must be expended  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 2* per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining-Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the  Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      iCntry fcc$5, renewable yearly. On' the North Saskat  ihewan River claims are either bar  or bench,  the "former  being .100   feet  long and extending between high and I  low water mark.  The  latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam pow-  irukon Territory to be paid to  Comptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  of more than one mining claim     on.  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same miner may hold    any  number of claims by purchase,    and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00.    A claim may   be  abandoned and another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch or river by giving notice and paying a fee.  Work must be done on a claim each  year to the Value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has     been  done must be obtained each year;    if  not, thc claim >J.a;I 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, thc Northwest Territories, and within tie Yukon  Territory, are open to prospecting for petroleum,  and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on the land  to he prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide.  the length  of width shall not exece,  thrse times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 640 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 order-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.   A. SMART.  Deputy Minister  of tho Interior.  Department  of the Interior,  ^  some lively  betting  at  the ringside  on  Tuesday night, ���������when Sine Swanson and Ralph Johnson meet in   the  Athletic     Arena to contest for the  middleweight championship.    As was  noted    in  a recent (issue,   Swanson's  friends  profess  to  have any  amount  of money  to put up  on  their man,  but  Johnston  and   his   backers     are  lying i'ow".      Yesterday Mr. J. Baker  intimated to- the Herald that if   the  Swanson's had any money to put up  on  the match  they knew where they  could find   him, and lie was prepared  to back his man   lo  the limit.  "At present," he continued, "we  are ��������� too busy to bother hunting up  men who profess to-'he anxious to get  some money on tlw match. We are  working steadily to get Johnston in.  to the best kind of condition, and  Swanson will be one of the most surprised men in Nanaimo when , he  finds what he is up against."  From     that it would appear that  there is likely  to  he moneyt in cvi  denee when  the match is called and  ihc backers of each man come logeth  -er.    -  I '  * ���������  INVESTIGATION OF BEEF  INDUSTRY   ADJOURNED.  Chicago,  I Iks., May 20.���������The Fcdcr  al  Grand Jury,^ which has been investigating  the  beef industry,  has     ad  journed  after  having  been  in session  exactly  three  months.    It  will     re  convene''on ���������June 7th to vote any .in  dictments   c;; which  in  the  meantime  may      be     prepared   by   the  United  States district attorney.      Jess  E.  P.  Lyman, formerly president of the  National  Packing  Company,   Hector  Strockman,     formerly    -confidential  stenographer  for  Armour & Company  and  Gustavo Prounds, formerly head  of the Aetna Trading Company, were  placed under bonds to secure their attendance as     witnesses at  the jury  term of court. .'  -    ,"���������    '  OKIES, YOU WILL GET THE BEST IF YOU BUY FROM US.-  PANNELL   &   PLASEKTT  ADYSrilTH, B'  STFVENS BLOCKS���������   EGAT^CR*  S/:-.P.;T,  \i  t  t  r 4^^^4^4-^H^4- -f^t^^^ AAAA^A^^A^^^.  t  x LAC/SMITH TRANSFER CO  *: *  t   ��������� j.  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A  ND SAFELY.  StaWas in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abhots ford.  AtAAAAAAAAAAAA  Leave orders at   the  *  *  *  *  ���������*���������  WILLIAMS AND WASKi f  !        GIVE YOUR  HEIR THE AIR  In one of our     famois Whitney Go-  Carts���������light     running and    noiseless  gears���������easy     springs���������a    cart   to be  proud _ of��������� Mother and Baby will'en-  joy the outing.  Reclining   Go-Carts,     like illustea-  tion     below,    with    varnished Reed  Body, upholstered figured Repp. Complete with lined lace parasol.  $I8.oo  Ja&ssuat  CHEAP, RATES.  The Esquimau and Nanaimo Railway  are offering special'inducements  to passengers to attend  the Victoria  D<ay celebration at  Victoria on 'ihe  24th.   The rate is. only $1.50  re turn,  with half fare  for children ���������under  12  years  of age,   the tickets  being good  from Wednesday,  3tth, until Sunday,  28th.    For  the  convenience  of those  who    are    unable to    witness more  than  one day  of  I lie celebration,'    a  special train  will leave Victoria    on  Wednesday' night  at  Ml.30  p.m., giving excursionists  an opportunity    to  witness the display, of fireworks    at  Beacon  Hill.  FOLDING GO-CARTS  aie more popular than ever No  wonder! They make little demand on  your purse or on the joom in your j  home.. Cart like the ahove illustration with mattress, cushions, varnished reed front and back-Complete  with lace parasol��������� 1  The GoCarts you have been lookin**-   i!  for. ft $000    *        !  WHITNEY-S j  Peer of all, thc acme of perfection.   J  Send for    illustrated sheet of 25 new  stvles. '"**--  TRANSFER  OF LICENSE.  'mEDopir  Leads Them    AH  IN QUALITY  NOTICE .is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Licensing Court  to be held at.Ladysmith, I intend to  apply for a transfer of the retail liquor license now held by me for the  premises known as the Island Home  Hot=l, situate on Lot 3, Block 2ff,  Ladysmith, 15. C, from myself to  Agnes Knight.  1-1.   L.   BATES.  C, May  12,  1905.  To Make Hard TLr,es Good  and G-uod Times    Better  Buy Your Meats From  NEXT DOOR TO THOMSON'S HARDWARE STORL  WE CAM SATISFY YOU  Ladysmith,  P..  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  -:o:  '"E recorUK to l��������������� thereol. be oM-inod. ' ' VICTORIA, :-: :_: ._. :_: .^.B 0  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd.  Pacific Coast   Agency  Trade Marks  Designs  cofvr1ghts &c.  Anyone sendln.' .-. nla-.'oh nml rtftscripf ion mm  quickly ascertain our i>;iiui.'i,i froe whether au  Invention la prolviMv p.-iicntnblo. Communion-  tlonastrictly cnnililontlul. llimdbnokcn Pntenta  oent freo. Oldest at'oncy lor securinp patents.  Patents takesi through Jlimn & Co. receive  tpecuil notice, without clmrpre, in tho  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE is hereby given that at (he  next sitting of the Licensing Court  to be held at Ladysmith, I intend to  apply for a transfer of the retail liquor license now held by mo  for   the   premises   known     as     the  Kings Hotel situate .on Lot 1, Block  97,  Ladysmith,   B.   C,   from   myself  to Palmyr Tassin.  WILLIAM JOSEPH.  By his duly authorized agent,  HENRY  REIFEL.  Ladysmith, B.  C., May 2nd,  1905.  H.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of  all kinds  prompti,  attended to.    Shop on Gataure    ���������!  Ahftiidgonjely Illustrated* weekly. Lamest clr.  cuiatlon of any miicntlllc lourna!. Terms, f :l a  year; fniir inonthi, $1.  SolUhyt'.! i-cw?ficnlors.  MUK3 & Co.M������B������������*������r. New Yort  Braacli Office. 62.. v St- Washington. D. 0.  Ladysmith Temp'e No. 5 Rathbono  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. m.  Mrs. Kate Tate, lecretarj.  Solicitor,  Etc.  V     ft)      f  ist Avenue  -IADYSMITH 1*  11  THE     D AILY   LED.BR  LOCAL ITEMS  The English Derby Sweep closes on  Saturday, the 27th. Tickets $1.00 at  Stewart's.  WANTED���������An   experienced   Waitress  for the Shawnigaii Lake Hotel.  Apply MRS. A. KOENIG,...  Shawiiigau. ^^  The    ollicers    and crew of the ship  C'edarbmik    made a    handsome donation  to      Cheniainus   Hospital  before  their departure.  The EagUs of Victoria will bring  down a baseball I earn with ihcni to  play the Eagles of L.Ujsiiiilh on Dominion Hay. If the day is good we  may expect from 700 io 1,0ll() people  on the Victoiia Special- train. Last  -.ear theie were 700 and this year  the crowd will be larger, .so say out  railwav men.  FIXED   FOR   FIGHTING  ON TI1I0 STREETS.  The two men who were summoned  by Constable Hannay for lighting on  the sheets were brought before Mayor Coburn and Mr. Matlieson, J.I'.,  and  were each lined  $2.50  and costs.  Messrs. .1. Smith and A. Gould  will leave on Thursday-next for Alberta, at which place (hey intend mal<  inn- their home in future. With the  departure from Ladysniilh oi these  two gentlemen, Ihe local Church ol  England loses two ol:its mosl zealous workets. For over a year Mr.  Smith has officiated ;-.s organisl,  while Mr. Gould has woii.ed hard as  choir-ninslcr. It has been mainly due  to the efforts of these two gentlemen  that 'the church choir has arrived at  its pnsc-nt state of efficiency and  their loss will be keenly felt. The  choir and    the  VICTORIA DAY  Celebration  NANAIMO, 1905  Baseball,    Football,   basketball,  Hi  -j     Shoot,      Gun   Sloot,  Sports,   Regatta,  Chihhens'   SiiiRinit.lo close with a grand  A thl :'.!���������:  Display of Fireworks'  ONE BIG DAY'S SPORT  No idle moments staits at ten o'clock in the morning and con-  fr.ues|untll ten o'clock at night  A Splendid Day  THE FIELD SPORTS WILL  BR MELD ON  THE  CRICKET GROl'ND  IN  THE   AFTERNOON,  COMMENC ING  AT  1.30 O'CLOCK.  ONLY  ONE  ADMISSION, 25  CENTS, TO THE CRICKICT FIELD.  EKYTIIING   ELSF.  I-RFE.   .  RV-  hcursion Hates From all Points  '\ he    company   owning the Victoria  mine have a notice in this issue.   -4,   As'will re seen     by a notice in another column-   the raffle to ha\c!;ccn  congregation join  i������ ' 1 r0111  ��������������������������� at-nl'ctcrson's     stoic has   been  postponed.  . ishing the two gentlemen every pros1  perily 111  their n.w home.  AT   THE- ARDOTSFORD.  .lohan  Sargeant,   Nanaimo.  A. 15.   Cook,  Nairnimo.  Mrs. Wm. Nicholson, Chicago.  G-   O. Harwell,  Victoria.  Al. P.   Knighl  Vancouver.  T.   Murnside,  \'ancouvcr.  A.  F.   Gwin,  Kamloops.  .W.  AI. .Brewer,  Ladysinith.  ni'RlAL OF THE  LATE  JOHN  Kl iglvt',*- .'look SI ore wishes to no  til/ their- customers thai they will  be (LOSED on Wednesday, and  Tlr rsclay, May 21th and 25th. Will  be open until 10 p. 111. TVesday for  the conveinenie of cestomcrs.  The funeral of the lale .'John Altin  look place'yesterday, the remains \\ ,  ing  taken on   the  noon   train  to   Na-  'jiaMiio,   where   the   in t err ment   took  place. ,  The respect in which the deceased  was held  by his neighbors was testified  to   by  the  large  numbers      who  followed   the   remains   to   their   last  resting      place.    The   floral   tributes  were many in number and very beautiful.  V,'. 'I nomas, of Kupcr Island, was  a >i itj.r at 1VI0 nt Sicker yesterday.  The little jaunt of M miles fiom  Vlo.nl. Sicl.or s'ding to the mining  village and back to catch .the evcnl  ing train, did nol seem much of a  ALTIN. I tramp to Mr. Thomas, lie was '.-v������*r  from the Island  for exercise.  THE  BUNKER  GROUNDS  WILL  BE  CLEARED.  Thc sacked coal on the Bunker  ground will bj all cleared oh' on the  arrival of a big collier on ������Iunc 12.  The l.edgei is informed by the agent  or the company which is shipping the  coal that there is no q'uesLioii about  ihis. The Snow arid Burgess will !,e  in on Wednesday, but will take coal  Irom thc other side of thc bunkers  as that is most convenient for hand-  linsr..  AN   ACKGOWLEDGMENT.  Editor  Ledger,  Sir. ,We, desiie througji your columns  lo   ibank   thc   people   of   Ladysinith  for   then   i-ciii'ious support   and       attendance nt      lib.1  conceit  so kindly  given   by   II12   Liidysinilh   Glee   Club  on   Saturday  night   for  the   benefit   of  out   son,   Mcnlaus   Ingham,   who  was  so      spiioiisly  hurt   in  thc   mine     at  Extension  eleven   week's  ago;  and   especially  to  the Glee Club do  we  tender  our  sinceie   thanks  for   their  ser-  dices   so   ably   lendeird   Tor   originating and carrying out  this concert f������r  the benefit of our dear boy.  JAMES  INGHAM  MATILDA   INGHAM,  and   FAMILY.  Ladvsmilh, B. C, Mav 22nd, l!)0r>.  THE  STEEL BRIDGE  OVER  NANAIMO  DIVER.  Today twelve riveters came up tYom  1 Victoria lo finish up the upper woiks  on. thc steel  bridge, across" t.be      .ia-  inio river.  to fini*:h up the upper works on the  ,steel bridge across the Nanaimo riv.  er. It will take about flueo weeks  to do this work. The men will board  in town, going ap and down on the.  miners' train. Engines have already  crossed over the Nanaimo river  bridge  and     when thc     meters  are  through^ it  will be'practicallv finished   * '  HAS  GOME NORTH  Alderman .lohn Ilaworlli it v.*~  terday on thc Princess May for haw-  son, where he intends staying for  some time if lie finds conditions at  all fa*o-a'>le. lie has mined eo-il  thirty years and says he wants a  change in his line of work and will  try- g( Id mining.  .-,1!. was., ,yiry gratiiyin������ to all who  altcndcd.JJie^ Glee Club's conceit on  Saturday evining to see every scat  in the,.J*ousc la' en  NOTICE.  From       this   date   tire   undersigned  will   not   be   responsible   for   any   indebtedness      incurred  except  on       a  written order signed by thc secretary  Rowland   Macliin.  V.   I.   EXPLORATION &.   DEVELOPMENT CO.,   LTD.  N011 Personal  Liability.  Victoiia, li. P.,  May  IXlh,  UIO.-,.-  The Raffle of the Kitchen Queen Calv  in'cf  at   C.  Peterson's  Store is   post-  . poncd  to Safurdav May 27th 5.30 pm  DOMINION   DAY   CRLEBRA-  TION COMMITTEE.  The chairman of the Dominion Day  celebration has appointed the gentlemen'mentioned below to act on thc  goneial committee. The number has  been oon.-.-iderably incrosed since the  list was published last week:  Messrs. Greaves,- Ellis, Gourley,  Icigh, Davidson, Armstrong I Si others  Gillespie, -*-MackIin Lewis, Jones  Westcott, Evans, BicMe; Hryden, Dr.  Reynolds, Eno, Hailstones, Sanderson Cele, Ilewl-'.tt,-Fraser, McMillan,  robertson, Gear, P. Fletcher, R.  Ilarrup, lladdow, - Ellis, Forrest.,  Smith, Tate, Stewart, Cowan, Murray, Steele, A. D. Robertson, D.  Gourlay, Fulton, Anderson, Adam  Dudley, Allan, Revcridgc, Hepple, I-T.  Thonilcy, Deeming, Whitecombe, R.  Rolston, Rowland, Hayilcn- Kiddie,  Dr. Wa'.sson, Dr. Frost, 1). Nicholson.  - The gentlemen forming this committee are reminded that the first  meeting takes place tomorrow night  in ih-j small room ad.'oining the opera house. ��������� Every member of the  committee' should make an elfort to  be present, for. at this, meeting *4������c  cli.iii-ni.in will appoint .smaller commit ices to take in hand and djrect  the various branches of thc celebration  The toughest proposition that ever confronts a fond parent  is without doubt the  Boys' Pants question.  We've done our share  TO [liSt THE BURDEN  We selected the strong  est fabrics and the  strongest sewn pants  we could find.  TRY A PAIR  DRY$DAL������-Vlttfti9.������*rt  Co.   Ladysmith  Ah Wing & Go,  Merchant Tailors  Ladles' and Gents'  Clothes Made to  Order.        N*  PERFECT  FIT  GUAR AN-TE  . 1  LADYSMITH,   B. C.  SAVED WORK  LOST DINNER  City -Clerk .lohn Stewart took a  ���������trip down the line to Chemainus Saturday evening. As he p.asscd his  home a mile this side or Chemainus,  hc did as he frequently docs, (Hopped  off a package, of magazines,    pa-  Ipers,  etc.,. and  last,   but  not  least,  Ihis Sunday's dinner in the shape of a  large roast., When lie arrived back to  Ipii-k ud his  treasures, he'found nolh.  'ing but a few copies of the Vancouver World, and there wa.s no Sunday  dinner. Mr. Stewart says the usual  weekly visit home was.not as pleasant, as if generally is.  IT  The case against J. D. Prentice at  Ashcrofl has been postponed for one  week to enable Prentice to secure  witnesses.   He  is     meantime out  on  bail.  GOOD MEN TO  WORK ON ROADS  Marshal      Bray,  government agent  from Nanaimo,  was a visitor in IJa-  (iysniith  yesterday.   He  was  accom-  , panicd by Mr.x J.   Sargeant,  who   is  jroad  foiuman-lor Newcastle district.  'Mr.   Bray states that work will   be-  'gin  at once .011  the  government  road"  'running     through   Ladysniilh,   First.  'Avenue, and the same will Le graded  j and 'ditched so far as thc amount-of  money left  over  from   the year   1004  !will go. ,The amount to be,expended  'is  $-157.00  1 Mr. Sargeant says that good men  only, who can,.,and arc willing to do  a day's work,   will lie employed.  j    Whiie here  Mnssrs.  Bray and  Sargeant   were   looking   up   gravel-beds,  hut  fn:l  such  beds  to V.e not  at all  convenient.    It is  likely- that gravel  -will be taken irom near the brewery  ���������ice houses,   just north -of  town.  MARINE.  A.  F.  Gwyn,  a well known mining  nun,  is  in  Ladysmith in connection  with ere shipments from  the Monte  Carlo Mines, seven miles "from Kamloops.    Mr. Gwyn,  it will be remem-  1 bered,  wa.s for some time a ni-sident  of  Duncans  and   was  interested      in  Mo'inl  Sicker,   and Quatsino mines,  lie was  married a few months since,  and now lives in Kamloops.  NEW  'TIelrose Falls'' Cheese  THAT   NICE  MILD  CHEESE,   A   F AVOKITE     WITH      SO  MANY,   IS  NOW   IN  STOCK.  "MKLROSI,  FALLS" IS MADE I'.V  FACTOIUES IN ONTARIO AND   IK  WHO  LIKE  GOOD  CHEESE.  ONE      OF   THE   BFST   CHEESE  ALWAYS WELCOMED BY THOSE  W. T.HEDDLEE   CO.  Williams' Block  Ladysmith  ParticularGrocers.  Telephone  Dr. R. li. Dier i.s again back and  Irs ollk-e. will be opened rcgulailv  here after.  GLEE  CLI-B HOLD rMEIOT-  ING   THIS   EYi  A special meeting of the I . i  Glee Club is called for thi.* .  at   Mr.      J.   Blair's   rooms   in  .NING.  ���������/smith  .   ening  tlie  Carlisle      Blockj   at   7.30   p.m.,   for  concluding   tbe   business  pertaining fo  Ihe concert. 01 last Saturday evening.  All   members arc  requested   to       be  present.  THE     KING     OF  SI AM  AT   DUNCANS  FOR the 24th  DRESS SWELL, YOU HIGHT AS WELL  A   LARGE VARIETY  TO S LI.EOT    FROM  IN   THE    WAY  OF  TIES,   SHIRTS,       FANCY  VESTS,  FANCY  SOX,   ETC.  CALL  FARLY  At Morrison's, Ladysmitli, B. C,  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.  _   _ TELEPHONE  6-7  ffiraS2  At Duncans Saturday, night a special train brought forty people from  N'icl.i ria, who rendered thc opera, the;  King of Siam, in a most satisfactory  manner in the Agricultural TTall.  There was a good turn-out- of people  from Duncan and vicinity. At 11.30  the return special train left the station with the king and princely retinue for the capital, bearing with  them the good wishes of the Oowi-  vliau people, who hope to again have  the pleasure before many 11100:.s of  another visit from the musical and  dramatic loving people of Victoria.  The net proceeds of the Duncan concert are to be devoted to the Chemainus Hospital,  NOBnV:    SHIRTS,   SWELL,  TIES,      PRESIDENT    SUS:  PFNDERS,  FANCY  SOX,  and -8TRAW HATS.  New  line  in  BOOTS      and  SHOES.-.      Up-to-date    Chic-  dr'ni's FANCY SLIPPERS.'1  t  We keep open until o  o'clock Tuesday evening.  BLAIR AND ADAM.  FIRST AVE.&,  ROBERTS ST  For thc 2-1 tli of -May celebration at  Nanaimo   the   Esquimalt  and   Nanaimo Railway have arranged an  ixcol-  lent   seivice   from   (Jiis   city,   I tains  leaving hen:' for Naivainio on .the 21t-l*  at   9.JO,   11.0(1   and   11.57   a.m..'.,.���������������������������>,  .1.30, 0.45   and 7..SO p.m., the returning   (rains  leaving;  Nanaimo  al   10 a.  in., ,1.00, 2.3(1,   1.15. 5.,10 and 10.'JO  p.  in.    The   fare   For   the   return      tiip  will be fifty cents  with  half rale   for  children under   twelve years.  S. S. Princess May  ' terday morning.  called here v.s-  Steamer     Thistle    was    in at* the  wharf yesterday morning for fuel.  '������������������.���������'���������  S. S. Alki took on frel here yesterday. She left for the north yester-  ilav afternoon". ...  The : steamer  wharf veslerdav.  Oscalr coaled at thc  Bark Ferris S. Thomison is in the  ���������haibor for a c;*rgo of coal.  CALIFORNIA  \  CREW  ARE   IN  Ladysmith Doat Kin?  it  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon >oars a  Speciality.  IIARRUP  AND HAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  VICTORIA.  The senior cn*w of the University  of California arrived in town last evening on 'the Whatcom, says (he Colonist. They are. a very husky lot of  men and whatever crew comes against  them will have to go some if they  expect lo win. They will enter in  the races for the celebration, ' and  will, no doubt, give a good account  of themselves. Tlie crew that arrived las I evening is composed of Dodge  (bow), Evans, Jones- and Bani,uster  (stroke.)  GOVERNOR  Mel NiNES  OF  THE  YUKON.  The formal anmuncciiiont of the  appointment oF W.W.B. Mclnncs as  governoi of the -Yukon will he made  this week. This is very pleasing  news to (he hosts of Friends of \Ir.  Mclnncs in this section. The salary  isi$12,0CO per year, other allowances  bringing this up to $20,000 per voir.  It iiiust, however be remembered  that the expenses of maintaining a  governor's house in Dawson will' not  bo a small sum.  New York, May 20.��������� Arrived,  slpamci; Princess Alice from Bremen  and   Cherbourg.  Esn  ANAN  *t  25 Cents  Dozen  SIMON LEISERl GO Ltd.  OAT ACRE ST.  aaamZEmmm*mmmmm  .LADYSMITa-  W.-G. Vraser  Merchant Tailor,  (ist Avenue)   ���������  -  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  S. Wi "P.  means  SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT  s  Our  Spring  Stock  has  just arrived,   and  now  is a good  time to    paint.  Covers more and  lusts longer   than any other Paint on the market.  LADYSMITH HARDWARE' CO., Ltd  Charlie    Dunn  MERCHANT TAILORS  "NEW    SPRING   AND   SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Chailcs  Dinn.  of the above, firm, v isits Ladysmith every Sunday for the  purpose of  taking measurements and     seeing customers    personally.   May  be seen at  the Hotels.     We guarantee all slock and a perfect fit at    the  lowest possible rates.   Suits from      $15.00 up.   Pants from $'1.00 up.  All  T!and-ma'le. ��������� ������- ������������������������..-  SHiBrncwKJicic^Rfsquaemmavi  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN SOAP  Stand a good  chance to win a  GRAMOPHONE  "Every 2.r> cent purchase of     While Swan' Soap entitles you to   a  chance in the drawing for this   high   grade  Berliner  Clram-o-Phonc.  REALESTATE  HIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  RENTS COLLECTED  DKEDS,   WILLS,   MORTGAGES,   CONTRACTS     AND   AGREF-MBNTS  DRA \VN.  JOHN STEWART  CONVEYANCING  P. O. Box -6.H  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  VmSSSSS^^aBKBmW'  ;>r  r,������tf \ "���������'  V~*~L_1..--J'"  ���������v.  ���������y  'BARGAINS  In ALL LINES  OF GOODS CAR m  EIEDBYBS  WATCHES, CLOCKS  RINGS. JEWJELR.Y.S1L  VERWARE. FANCY GOODS OF ALL KXNDS  MM"  B.FORCJMflER  ������r  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  Fir^t "Ayenue,    X   X   X '' ' Ladysmith,   B.   C  *..*i     i"  iiumui  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason-  Fresh  CHOCOL.AETS  able rates. ,  I  High St. Ladysmith ]  i  OPEN AT ALL HOURS. tst   1 venue,  15 *��������� fit \S! sR.   F% * i������ !rn' -Hi  ygII I   n   v 1 i'''! 91 i  g|  -  Latl/smith  '���������I  >J

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