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 U'jsoi  *U  TlV* *  11  S8*"Hfcr.  4*  4>  ������������������1-4-H441  M  ***  *  *  DUNCANS &.  LADSYHITH  ^������������������fr������H>������H"H~H~fr4"l' ��������� ���������!��������� ������������I-������M ���������fr-i-H-fr'K-H'*  Daily Ledger  f/i Ay 2G  J LAD\%M^ri      *  f       & DUNCANS  VOL. 2,  THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1005.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  r  CELEBRATION COMMITTEE MEET  THE GRAND TRUNK P&- JEWISH SOCIALISTS CAUSE  Chairman Appoints   Committee  fe- to Direct Various Branches  of Celebration  -2T'  25|Per Cent of Funds to be Set  Aside for Clearing of Sport  Grounds  CIFIC  At Last  Definite Information is Given  Out  The Province Shojld Make  a Million or Two Out of  [the Proposition  T  The first celebration committee had 'been given permission by the su-  RJ> meeting was held in the small room ' pcrintendent to collect through the  m\ adjoining the Opera flo������ise on the ev-'mines but up to the present they  IV ening of Tuesday last. Nearly all the ! Lad not been requested to, do so by,  v members .appointed on the general (he committee. The chairman and  P    committee were present.  At iAie    opening oi the meeting the  ff, chairman said that it had occurred to  hun   since    the     public meeting last  (Auociated Press Despatches.)  A despatch from Ottawa says that  the minister of railways has approv-  Warsaw,  May  25.���������The  Jewish disorders. here last night arose from an  ed of Kaien  island as  the  terminus | attempt of  the Jewish socialist or  of the Grand Trunk  Pacific  on   the  They  Attempt  to Wreck  all Disorderly Houses  in Warsaw  Carry on Work of Destruction Without Police   |  Interference  (Associated Press Despatches.)  jvfc   weeic that the Mayor's name not i>e-  ing on the list     oi oincers in connection .with   Uie celebration,   it  would  lie advisable lo asK His Worship   to  accent some, oJnce.   He ithc speaker)  |J.\)   lucl i<,t nrst  Uiougiit it  was an oversight   mat Air. Vcumin's  name   was  treas rer undertook to interview tqe  various bosses and request them to  do this important work.  The chairman then read the following Id ter received by the secretary f  iioiii mir. ������uuter in reply to one .scut  uy him as.viiik neiuiisMuii it> use the  i>un������.cr jrouiius lor sport planuses  on tins ceieuraiion day. uie letter,  is as loliows.  Uear    bu\���������Replying to youi  favor  ..,���������   ,��������� ,������������������    ,        .   ,- of .the 18th inst., ihe Wellington Col-  no t on me   i,st,    jut upon enquiry ne i ,,���������...,   ,, .  ,        ........    /       ��������� Jicry   Company  grants  permission   to  use the    Biimicr   grounds     at Lady-  liad lound tha.t ihe Mayor had ev  pnssal his unwillingness to take an  actne part in directing- the cceora-  ij" lion this year as his business was occupying all his time. It was owing  to this fact that His Worship dm  not call the public, meeting  smith for your    sports on the 1st of  Jiiily next.    Yours  truly,  /   .    JOSEPH  HUNTER,  General  Superintendent.  j    Upon a motion by Mr. Adam, sec  It being necessary to have the May- sonde;! by Mr. Cele, the secretary was  or's name on  the reception commit-   instructed to     write to   Mr. liunter.  tee, he- being the chief-citizen, he,  (the chairman) had taken upon himself to offer to Mr. Cofcurn the post  of lion.     Chairman and had prevuiN  g\������ ed upon him" to accept the same The  chairman.then    asked Uie meeting to  |^ endorse this action on his part,  which was done by a motion by Mr.  J. Lewis, seconded by Mr. II. Thom-  - lcv-  than.-ing him for the permission.  Mr. J. Lewis brought'up rather a  knotty question. He stated that last  year much inconvenience was experi^n  ced on account of the non-appearance  at the meetings of some of the mem-  lieis of the sub-committees. He explained that this caused much annoyance and delay- and he thougtit  that should  members fail to Uiuiiik  Upon a motion by Mr. Cele, socon-|at the first meeting ealleclthey should  ded  by Mr.     Thornley,  the chairman I not afterward  be pr-vilc-J  lo act.  was given     power to     appoint sub-������   After    a long    .t^cir.sio::  committees      to direct,     the  various (���������10Ved     and    seconded    that  l>  was  i'  any  member    ol^a     committee should fail  to show    up at the first meeting tlie  Mcwis.  J.     Adam,  W.  G.  Fraser,   remainder   of    the committee should  Cowan,  If.    Fulton,  A. Morrison, ;bc empowered  to   substitute the said  blanches of sport, etc. K  SPORT COMMITTEE  T.  M. Cele, .1. Steele, D. 'Murray, A  D.������������������Robertson, J, Sanderson, J.'Eno,  A. Hailstones, D. McLean, and Dr.  A.  C. Frost.  " -QUOITING. COMMITTEE  T.     Gourlay, W.   Anderson., T. Ellis.  GROUNDS  COMMITTEE  J. Adam, A.     Morrison, II. Thorn-  ley, A.  J. Westcott,     J. Sanderson,  D. Nicholson.  TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE  Mayor Coburn, Eli Rowland.  RECEPTION    COMMITTEE.  Mayer and Aldermen and all other  members    of the    general committee  member    should     they   think it judi.  cious to do so.   Carried,  Mr. Thornley then brought up the  question of the sports grounds.; He  said he approached the question with  a deal .'of diffidence but he felt it was  one that should be brought ybeforc the  meeting. He remarked that to a  great extent the success of the celebrations were due thcamount of subscriptions taken in, and pointed out  that withoirJ>liberalsupport from the  younger 'men in the mines the same  would be small. He had heard frequently since the public meeting of  tiie       previous      week    thatl      the  west ,coast,    This is  regarded   '  as  practically settling  the question,   of  the' terminus^     the company having  assuredly "''named  that as  the  point  before approval could be given.  Kaien    island  is  a short  distance  souWi    of     Port  Simpson    Several  years ago when Port Simpson     was  looked' upon   as  a probable   terminus  of) a railway a reserve was put   upon  the   Tsimphean   peninsula  by       the  government      of  the day,   of  which  Forbes Vernon was chief commissioner.   Mr.  Vernon himself says     that  he put the reserve on thern  because  there were rivul applicants  attempting to stake off the teiritoiy.     He  considered it was the wises thing to  do :in the interests of the people, and  accordinjg|y**lid so. lie also says tjiat  Kaien island  was then, included     in  that reserve.   Tliens was no channel  marked, and  what is now shown as  an" island appeared on the map     -as  part of the peninsula.  For about a year  past tl������3ie     has  been  an  impression   prevailing   that  tlie  island might  become a terminus  of the transcontinental  road and    a  number of locations were attempted.  The present government,  in. order to  avoid  any  possibility  of  a  mistake",  placed  a reserve upon   Kaien  island.  Litigation       followed  in some      instances,  but  without  avail.   An  excellent  harbor  exists  at  this  point:  it ,is  reported,  and  as   the  channel  from the mainland is dry at low water,  there can be no difficulty       in  crossing. *  It is believed that an arrangement  exists with' the provincial govern-"'  ment by which 10,000 acres are to'Ik;  handed $ver to the company at $1.00  an acre. The province also retains  its rights under the present land act  to claim one-fourth of the town-site  which is laid out. The arrangements  are, theiefore, very advantageous  for the government.  -   '  M  ;anr/.ation called the Bond to purge  the Hebrew district of Warsaw   and  all  disruptable  peopje.    They ,' .commenced   lo  wreck  disorderly  houses  and      other    resorts..- The'fighting  spread   to   the   surrounding  street's,  continued until midnight, and, recommenced      this   morning.-   Occasional  clashes are still occurring.  The Uundists have been permitted    sidered possible that there may have  to cairy on  the work of destruction   been  ablush   between  scouts,      the  without any   interference from ;-. the   idea of an open battle with Togo is  ""'"''"''"���������     XT '���������"~  "~':    "ot credited in the best informed naval circles,  where the opinion  is ,x-  ROJESTVENSKY STEAMING  NORTH TO MEET TOGO  Russian Admiralty Confirms Reports of Liklihood  of Great Naval Battle^Denies That Naval Com-  ���������v  mander Has Asked to be Relieved  ������ ���������������������������������������������^���������  St    Petersburg   Papers  Report Naval   Battle in  Which Togo Was Defested but the News isi  Not Confirmed  (Associated Press Despatches.)  St.  Petersburg,  May  25.���������(5.25  p. j "Even before he left," said Avellan I through  the  Straits  of  Korea.  Two  "on^fl���������.?niIlFf J!f  ������   'm10���������*- I "Rojestvensky was a sufferer     from' Iof these .vessels,which passed tbrouftU  uoii connimatoiy of the Manila    re-   ...  port of the defeat of Admiral  Togo    '" " "',"  ���������south of Formosa.   While it is1 con-  aulhorities. Not asingl'e policeman  was visible. Occasionally a patrol of  gen 'd amies dispeiscd the crowds,  which, however, .were immediately  pel mitred to gather again. There  has been considerable bloodshed and  many injured students have been taken to the hospitals. Fourteen" of  those wounded last night are reported tio be dying.  A WEALTHY MAN COMMITS  SUICIDE.  Savanna, Ills., May 25.���������Doth well  Pull'ford, reputed to tie the wealthiest citizen of Savanna, committed  suicide here today a few^niinut'es after being'questioned as to the whereabouts of a revolver with which he  was suspected of having slain Attorney Daniel S. Perry, former leading  member of the Illinois legislature.  Pullford denied any knowledge;of the  killing of Perry, but became agitated  when questioned concerning the/revol-  \er,    ��������� ' "  in the tropics. The appointment of  Vice Admiral Biriloff as,successor to  Vice Admiral Skeldoff at Vladivos-  pressed that Togo will not dare to 1ock wil1 in no waF aftec1 Rojestven-  risk bringing his battleship division sky's slatus- Hi!S mission as chief of  so far south to meet Admiral Roje*- il\e flee<' is to xa,',e it to Vladivos-  tvensky. It is believed that Togo tock'- Tnere will be no antaganism  will try to keep in touch with ihe, whcn he ���������!?ets through."  Russians by means of fast ciuisers, '  and await his approach" off the Jao-  kidney trouble, but his health i.s no  worse. Admiral Voelkeream, in command  of a squadron of the Russian  fleet, has suffered irom the long stay I boat  destroyers,  mailed  at  Saigon,  m.- .-_i       ,     .������   describes   the  fleet's   passage- of   the  Laperou.se Straits arrived safely  at  Vladivostok.  A. private letter from the commander of one of Rojestvcns-ky's torpedo  A POLICE MAGISTRATE  who have not    received appointment |Bp0rtiiig element were not at all sat-  on  the sub committees.  The foregoing committees being ap  ���������proved    by the     meeting,  the chair  man brought up the question of -hay-,  ing a   regatta    here this    year.   He  said he had heard     many people express an    opinion     strongly in favor  of water     celebrations and he asked  the meeting- to   consider the matter.  A'fter   some  islied with the treatment they had received from the last year's celebra.  lion committee. That committee had  pledged'''themselves to spend any surplus of the funds in clearing a s  sports ground hut instead of having  the promise carried out the whole  amount  was    turned into this year's  The council may not know just  what is best ta do in the way of  recommending some one for p-jlioe  magistrate, but if f <��������� M -; '.'.id a  few minutes on the street getting  tl.c opin on of the curbstone nhii >sj-  phers they will at least learn that  "importing a man to rule over the ������������������������-  lice ccourt will not be a popular  move.   -  THE SOUTH IN CASE  NOT TO BE TRIED.  Nanaimo," "  May "25. '���������(3.30  p.m.,  Special)���������The principal witness      in  the Sou thin ease did not appear today, sickness- being given' as the excuse.    It is intimated  that the case  will  lie dismissed      without further  proceedings.     The  grand jury      are  rtill  out and  no    indictments  have  yet been presented.  From the fact that the grand jury  has  been out several hours and has  not yet brought in an inaictment, it  looks  very much as though the case  would  be  thrown out by the grand  jury.  anese coast.  According to, the Admiralty's calculations Rojestvensky should now  be far out in the Pacific, almost a  thousand miles northeast of the  place where the battle is reported) to  have occurred. The evening papers  here got out extras on the reported  victory of Rojestvensky and the news  boys crying the tidings on the Nev-  sky Prosficct were almost mobfed by  the people in their eagerness to learn  the details.    .    ���������.''������������������"  RUSSIANS  STEAMING   NORTH  TO GJVE TOGO BATTLE.  St.   Petersburg,   May   25.���������Admiral  Avclan, head of the Russian admiralty department, confirms the Associated Press despatches saying Vice Admiral Rojestvensky is steaming north  to give battle to Admiral Togo.  He  considers  it possible that the news  to the effect that the two fleets have  met may   be  icccived any  day.    Admiral  Avellan   re-affirms   the  official  denial     of  the repoi I   that  Admiral  Rojestvetisky has  broken down     and  asked lo be relieved.    Avellan     says  Rojestvensky sent detailed reports/of  the condition of his own heaJth and  of .   the health of the crews of his  ships..  The     constant tension     and  hard  work of the past months have been a  'Do  you      anticipate  a  sea  fight  soon?." the Admiral  was asked.    He  replied:     "Certainly.    The Japanese  cannot.afford    to allow Rojestvensky  to reach Vladivostock without an engagement.   I personally expact ft will  take place in the near future,      although  I admit the admiralty knows  nothing   of   Rojestvensky's   strategy  or plans, the Emperor having accorded him complete fnvi'om  of action."  In   response Ho   asu^-i'slim   11.at  Togo migghi  intentionally alkiv/ Rojestvensky   to   get   to   VlaJivostoek,  continuing  his   torpedo   boat   attack  wliile the Russians are on  (he way  and then  bottle  Rojestvensky up   in  Vladivostock,   A'dmiial   Avellan smiled and said the slory of I oit Arthur  will not be reprealeil.  "Rojestvensky  will try to wicst   the mastery      of  the sea from Togo.   There aie many  ways  of  compelling  Togo   to  accept  battle." Rojestvensky "will  only  have  to  bombard  one  of the coast cities  to force Togo to" appear in defence."  Admiral Avellan   repudiated   the report that a number of chartered colliers sen!  to Vladivostock were cap-  lured by the Japanese owing to the  connivance of their captains, wh0 arranged to receive half the price     of  the cargoes fbr betraying their route  and time of departure.   The Admiral  explains  that the  colliers  were   lost  through delay in the receipt of orders  telegraphed to them by the Admiral  Indian Ocean. The writer says the  hard work fell on the light cruisers  and,torpedo boat destroyers, under a  vice admiral, which were constantly  scouting ahead and communicating  the appionch of, vessels.. Considerable difficulty was experienced at  times in coaling from the transports  at sea, especially in the casei of torpedo  boat destroyers.  Admiral      Biriloli  left  St.  Petersburg today by special .train for Vlad  ivostock.  All  other  trams  will     he  side-tiacked   in   older   lo   enable    his  train  to get   to   Vladnostock quickly.   The Admiral'expects to make a  record   trip   in   older   to  reach     his  post      before   Rojestvensky   ai rives.  Several  train   loads  of-coal   are  on  their way  to Vladivostock.  DELAYED DESPATCH GIVES  NEWS OF THE LAND FORCES.  [i  .. . ,,      ,      ���������    r"������tl������-   -While    he himself was not an  discussion    Mr.  Lewis      .. , ,  ,   ,  ,     ,,     rx   n       ..1 ��������� active sportsman,    he was.an ardent  moved, seconded  by Mr. Dudley, that  a    regatta    form     a portion of  this  year's celebration.    Carried.  The chairman ' was requested to  name the regatta committee. It is  as  I'ollowsj  R.  liarriip,  II. Hayden, T. Cowan,  W.  G.  Fraser,  D.  Murray,   R.   Allan,  Thos.   Kiddie, W.   J. Watson,  Dr. H.  G. Wassoii.  PRINTING  & ADVERTISING COM.  W. G. Fraser, I. S. Whitcomhe, H.  Thornley, A. Kerr, Sr., T. C. Morgan.  The first named member of each  committee is to call the first meeting  A'll committees were requested to  meet and draw up a programe be.  fore Tuesday next, for upon that day  the next general committee meeting  will take place, and at which the  various sub-committees are expected  to report.  The following gentlemen kindly consented to act as collectors. Messrs.  W. N. Fletcher, II. Thornley, A. Wcs-  cott, R. Harrup, J. J. Jones, and  Dr. Frost.  The    chairman     reported  that ar-  lover of sport, and he agreed with  the boys in the matter. A great many of them had expressed the determination    not    to give any financial  MEDALS FOR  , ROOSEVELT  Germaii    Bluejackets   Rewarded for Bravery by  U. S. President  830 MILES EAST  SANDY HOOK  British Ship Sights Yacht  Supposed to be the  Hamburg  .... ty  to go to Vladivostock by wav of  g^eat strain on the Admiral's health,  Laperouse  Straits,  instead  of  going  SOME I  2XTR/  HarCwn,   Tuesday,   May.   U.C,.���������(Pre-  sumab'lyheld "    up by  press  censor)���������  There  is  immediate promise of  the  most  important  events  since      the  Russian retreat from Mukden.     The  Japanese, who are preceded by Chinese  bandits   in   their  employ,       are  making a series      of demonstrations  along the trade route north of Fako-  man.   The Russians are  finding great.,  difficulty      in  constructing  trenches  and   other   defence   w0rks   owing   to  the lateness of the *priag.    The soldiers  who have been   without shelter  since   the retreat   fiom Mukden have  been  building  dugouts  for protection  against the snow.   The rainy season  begins in June  when  the  conditions  will be less favorajdc   in this vicinity  for  campaigning   Mian  theyj -were  in South Manchuria.  VCTS FROM  FRENZIED   FINANCE.  City  Bank to  a full  responsibility-  no t if, on the other, hand,   I become  Thomas.W.  Lawson  is   the  great-  a pauper."  '���������'Just a minute." His. voice was as  Berlin, May 25.���������Three gold medals  givt-n by President Roosevelt; to three  German   bluejackets   who   saved    the  rangements  had  been made with Mr. I   r       me that this m       ^ the case>  A.  Bryden  for the collection through   ,,     .  ,  V.-fl,I lit ti.  The next    question brought up was  aid    to this    year's celebration until 'iives o{ soverai Hailor.s of the United  the committee who hid charge of the L^   irouc]a(1   Mona(lnoclc   in   cllin.  aflairs  had     promised   to make some I .  ag,cement    whereby a,   sport ground ,esc waters'  wcre transmitted by Am  would he assured for this year's ccl- [l������assa<lor Tomer  to the foreign  ofucc  ebration.   A    long     discussion   arose   today from which office  they will be  over the    question, everybody  in  the   sent to   the marine ministry.      The.  hall seeming to agree that some step  should  he  taken    whereby the desire  of the sports   should be granted.  All  iseemed     to  recognize  the   justice of  their   request but    for some time it  was   hard  to    find a way out of the  difficulty. .  Eventually the following resolution  Mr. Thornley, seconded by Mr. Sanderson, was passed: Resolved that  it is the sense of the committee of  the- whole that a,t least 25 per cent,  of all money collected this year for  celebrating Dominion Day, including  25 per cent, of the balance in hand,  should be reserved by this committee  for clearing up sporting grounds and  we will    endeavor to so arrange the  American   government   inquired    two  months  ago  of  the  German  government if medals, for this act or heroism  would be received,  and  the official acceptance  followed.'  The medals referred  to were award  ed  Paal  Sinkwitz,   Herman  Sclmtta  and Albert' Schuster, of  the German  New York, May 25.���������A two-masted  schooner yacht,  hull  down to      the  northward so far away that her idea-.  tity could  not lie established,     was  .sighted at-5 o'clock on the afternoon  of May 21  about 820 miles east     of  Sandy Hook lightship by the British  steamer     llavershain Grange, which  arrived   today  from   Barry.    The  exact  location  of the  yacht was latitude  '10.21,   longitude  55.12.   . When  sighted   by.  th-i   lluversham   Grange,  she   had   two  gall'   topsails  of equal  height, and an immense spinnaker set.  The.  spinnaker had  a peculiar  square  with  triangle top.    Some  time after  she came  into  sight  of  the  steamer  she  took in her topsails.   They were  quickly  reset- as soon -as  the squall  passed,  however,   and   with   the  fair  wind   which  prevailed  she continued  due east at a-great speed.    It is believed from   the description given the  unknown yacht sighted  was  the German schooner Hamburg,  which     had  not been -sighted since May 18, when  her  est advertiser in the world. What he  is or what the final outcome of his  exposure of franzicd finance will be,  no one. yet seems to know. Mr. Law-  son claims that lie isstoday -$1,000,-  000 poorer than he was a year ago,  and says he is glad of it. Some people question it and think he.is making money in some way out of his  "exposures." The ' following are extracts from his latest stories:  "As all such affairs'are arranged���������  by  allowing   the  public  to  think  for  themselves���������hut     steering      our  end  clear'of all   possible  legal  entanglements,"  he   replied  in   a voice     half  choked  with suppressed  rage.     Now  we were both thoroughly aroused, he  fairly   seething  with   fury at  my  rebellion,   and) I boiling-  over     at    his,  willingness  to sacrifice me,  and     it j  indifferent������ as though no   tremendous  issue were at stake, for Henry     1-1.  Rogers is of the iron-willed-    breed  whom peri I never"_ betrays into trepidation.   He would throw dice for his  life as casually as one of your'Wall  street tipsters would,for a eigp,r, and  here reputation and  millions were in  the balance.       I knew as  well      as  though  I had'seen  the  message telegraphed across his mind that;he had  said  to himself,   "ft- didn't   work,   1  must round to," jbut I knew my man  well   enough   to   realize   that  a false  move now would  lip vicliry lack into  defeat.   'T    halted.    As  naturally  as though  there had   been no calculation in the tone or resigned despair-  fulness     which tinged my  voice,      1  said:  In  an      instant Henry IT.  Rogers  OVER FTFTY WAR VESSELS  SIGHTED ON MAY 20.  Manila, May 25.���������Official advices  have been received from Vigan that  on May 2UUi .over fifty war vessels  wcre sighted off the cast coast of  the Btan Islands, sailing in a northeast direction. It i.s supposed that  the   vessels   were   Russian.  vi'as evident the- tussle jwould be sori- was a������ain his virile and commanding        '    '       His  the mines.   Later in the evening this  mailer was    again brought, up, when  gunboat Vcrwaerts for gallant con-j the steamer Oneinda reported  duct in rescuing from drowning at , 1,230 from Sandy Hook, and leading  Shanghai two"American sailors, TJho'lhc Atlantic. If it is the Hamburg,  mas Nolan, chief wafer tender, and | the race .between ino German schoon-  Jermiah Quill, water tender of  crew of the Monadnock.  the   er and the probaWJc American is very  closer  At 7 a.m. on the day this sunken  yacht,  was sighted,   the. Atlantic was  gument    passing the    lcllowing reso- ! reported by  the steamer Bremen  to  lution, moved by Mr. Allan, seconded   be about  an  equal  distance north of  of   last year's    disputed    horse race  ;Jt was explained that the fire bosses lprize) the committee after a long ar-.  by Mr. Lewis, : that before the committee take any step in the disputed  horse, race prize the secretary be instructed, to get all correspondence  connected with the same.   Carried.  the   position  of   the   supposed   Hamburg     ten hours later.   This'would  give the  Atlantic a  lead of approximately 8  hours over  the swift German, crafj;, |  ous.   Still  I slowly and coldly asked:  "���������Ilow can that be done?"  "By   your   taking   Ih<>-responsibility," he as slowly and free.zingly.au-  swered.  '���������'You mean that I shall go ahead  and make glowing and generous promises,, on the strength of which the  public will put up their money, and  that if these promises fur any reason are\,not carried out, I alone shall  be the oneito face, the music? If that  what you mean, Mr.  Rogers?"  I-held myself, together with closed  hands and clenched   teeth,  "Just; -that,'-' he returned. "You  are making millions out of the enterprise, and 1 considt r Uiis is one  of ths places where you.earn them."  "Not if every one of the millions  you mention were multiplied, a  thousand times, Mr. Rogers, do I  say one word to the public to induce  ihem to part with their money���������not  a word that will not hold you and  jitr.   Rockefeller,  Stillman  and     the  self. He jumped to his feet  words came round and tense, passu nately, convincing aiid persuasive:  "Lawson, are you crazy? Would  you go back lo Boston and smash  this business that we have spent  years on? Would you sacrifice the  millions that are, in your grasp?  Would you? Would you, I say? You  know 1 would not threaten you   "or  BALFOUR AND  BANNERMAISI  London,  May  25���������There was       a  further acrimonious discussion in the  House of K '(.minions this afternoon, on  ;|l(.  riotous scenes  in  the House-May  22,  and   a recurrence  of  tiie  disorder  al   one   lime  seemed  imminent  owing  io      Prrinier   Balfour's  demand   that.  Sir  Henry  Campbell   I'.annerman   .'.lie  Liberal   leader)  guarantee/that  there  should Jje no repitition of "such outrage of decency and fair play," if he  granted   a day   for   the  discussion   of  a proposed vote of censure.    Sir   len-  ry holly repudiated responsibility for  the disorder,  declaring  that it)   was  due  to   Mr.   Balfour's departure  from  the' invariaiblc   practice   ot   replying  immediately  when   his   personal    '.induct     as  a minister  was  impunged.  Sir Henry refused the pledge, demanded,   and   after  a lively   interchange  of  argument, the Liberal leader said he  thought  the members  would   not depart from, tlie ordinary procedure-'un  say one mean word, %.t I ask, would   less   provoked   by  Mr.   Balfour.    The  you do this, and  at a time, when you ' Premier    said      he     accepted    this  are all  tied and tangled up-with us j "somewhat     grudging    undertaking,  in such     a way  that  you  would  be    and   fixed   May   .'iOth   for  the  debate  bankrupt,  literally, a pauper,  and all   on  the vote of censure,  because I insist upon things that con- |    Answering Lord Hugh  Cecil   (lead-  ditioiis over which   I have no control   er   of   the   Conservative   Free   Trad-  compcl me to demand?" ers)   who   asked   for   information    in  Whether he intended to halt or not   the House oT Commons today regjard-  I never knew,   for I l'et .him have my ;ing  the attitude of   the  Premier   on  penl-up feelings in eleven words that   the  subject  of  the   Colonial   confer-  gave mo. as much relief as   any tihous-,  once,   Mr.   Balfour   said   the  govern-  antl    T could have selected   had I    a 'ment  would not submit, any propos-  day ' to do  it in: jals on the.subject of Imperial prefei-  "As  true as there is a God above  ence to next year's colonial confer-  us I would." 'ence, ,  ,  1 "���������, -i  *f ���������  ��������� Vi? m  THE  DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEOGER  published   every day except Sundaj  BY       THE        DAILY        LEDGKIi  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  VRICE  00  cents  a month,   $5  per  year   ic  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication."  *\^^\XS*SVS<SX'������'SX-- VS.'vS'H*  7^\ ���������  nsr  "s-.,���������***. w* f***  \-'  THURSDAY, -MAY 2.1,  UMJii.  A   POLICE   MAGISTRATE.  To Ihe very gie.U suiprise and, we  *\ online to say,  to the uiififalificd ic-  grel   of neai ly  eveiy citizen  in  Ladysmith, the council al   theii  List meeting   took  steps   looking   to   the       appointment >of a citi'/en of Na'na'Ifco d  the position of police magistrate foi  the city of Ladysmith.    Or, to ic.ic-  eiuale  lo   recommend,   if found - thai  Ihe      .gentleman   named   is  agicealle  and   terms   satisfactory,   that        tlie  govciiiiiicuf   make   such   an   appointment.    11   h.udly seems nceessaiy   W  discuss  this  question  through       tlie  press     Surely   our city council   will,  mi   considering   the  question,   reali/e  Ihe  grave mistake such  a iccommen-  dation  lo   ilie  government  would  he.  Ladysmith is  now a community b\  ilself.   V������������������e  have stoics,  shops      and  mechaiiR.s  as  well  as  mine  workers,  a \crv large--peicent?ge of whom owi  their  homes or   business  sites.       Wi  must  assist   business uUcrprise   and  home woikcrs.   Our stores and hote!'-  must   lie   palroni/ed  and   our carpen  leis,   jiainteir,  and   woikingmcn   inns  he -"ii"aged.    We  must endeavor,   m.  far as is possible, lo Keep o'ir ,1110110  in  the (own.   (ilhciwise we shall $y  limn  had   to worse.   Surely our oil;  council are  not   seiiously  thinking o-  Likiiiu; a step thai  would make us l!"  laiifthino-stoci;  of   Ihe  Province.    \u  are    not    to    go  lo our  neighhoiim  lowns   and   say   ".send,   <h   sen.'  man, a police      nuvgislratc,   to   rule  o1.ei   us."  We  have  CM)  voteis in  Ladysmill  oul   of      whicii   a .selection  could   le  made thai  would do all  that a poln  ni.ikisl.r.ile ,1s called on'to do.  If lh  reason that a local man has not beri  :ip|ToinlMl       by   Uie  governmenl,   al-  Ihough lecoiiiineivded,  is quoted  as ;  reason    lor this  most  exlianrdinai \  step,   that  is not sulhcicnt.   If      tl.i  jiresenl   goveinnieht,  afler   deprivint1  us-most unjustly of the goverumen:  apency, sees lit lo appoint an oulskli  man,  let them-do so.   It will not ^  our  fault,    ana il  cm    be    icmcdie'  artcr   Ihe next election, if not frefote.  If  the  lncmbeis  of   the lo.mcil  hato  any doubt of  the feelings of ihe people  on   this  subject,   let   them  asci-  lam J hem  before   I hoy commit  them  selNcs,  and   they  will  not fuilhcr eu-  icrtnin   Uie   idea   of   appointing   au\  one  outside  id  Ladysmith  to the   position of police or Mippiulary  mni'.N  irate.  We  trust no reader of  this ai tide  will   in   any   way   misunderstand   us  The   iiieinlieis   of   the council  are   ml  banns, an easy  time nor can  they do  al all  times what   thev would wish to-  do     The  ability  and  integrity   of  no  one of >��������� lii-m  is called in fliiestion.  Tt  is simply  that   the  step  which     they  ha\e  ccniemplaled   would   not   as      a  ijiisines.s nio.is.uie be wise, and wo be  lie\e   that   on  second  thought,       the  gentlemen composing the council'who  may  hJAe con.sulci"?d  Ibis step  with  favor,   will   not  Seattle's Greai  IWICi 4 HESH  ))  %l  1KB  PCSf- .  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Subscription prlo*. fLOO  per year.  f  i  *  f  \  Jl  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also languages; drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons gir-  en  in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith. B.  C.  ffl III II  conroBT  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo-'Aailway  ���������0���������  Via the peoples' favorite  A'! Postmasters Will Take SrtgcrfrtftM  P0S;-:3T������LLiG?NCE& CO., Seattle, Wish.  S. P. WESTON, Business Hanagw.'        Q  XSSSOBfiSfiMP  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, P.  O. E.     :���������:       :���������:        :���������:       :���������J  Meets in tlie Opera. House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President, B   Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C. H. Rummings.  u������iii%iiwcvw<<^vi.t^^^vvcv\^vxv-wt^y^W(W{|  it leas!   until  the wishes of the peo-  le are ascertained.      We believe     i  he council will select any one of   ne  aines considered,  and urge upon  the  ^oveinmcnt  his  appointment,   it.  will  ,c    made.       In any ra*e,    'icy   v.111  hen  have done  their duty  by    ��������������������������� i/-  sinith.  said   to have   an.o-ntcd  to  the  sum  or m,ofio.ooo.  Dr. (^sler said that New York has  -���������el the pace in legislation, institutions flnd the treatment of tuberculosis, lie claimed that education rc-  jjaiding tuberculosis' was the thing  lo sirne for. He discussed the subject under thrte' heads: education of  the public, ol the plnsician and-of  the patient, and made a strong argument in favor of his \ie\v. As a mat-  , U-r of public concern, as one affecting  seriously r the interests and welfare  of the state���������to say nothing of the  duty incumbent on us to alleviate  the siilicrings of Ihe individual���������-the  proi er and etfectual treatment of  ih:s painful and terri!,le disease demands general attention. Dr. Fagaii,  the I'loiincial Health Ollicer of British I'olainbia, has devoted much rime  to the subject, with the  treatment of tubcrcu-  taten up in a  'bor-  ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������������������ Plans,  Specifications'and  De:  ** tails     furnishetJ for all kinds  ������������������ of work ia the CARPENTER  ������������������ Line  .  ������������������ C.  B.  ROBELEE,  Carpenter  ������������������ and Joiner, , 2nd,ave, Lady-  ������������������   smith,  B. C.  ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  ������������������  guec-JO-sp ���������s-j^ci  \  Overland^  Daily  i  TI1K C'l'KK OF CONSU.MPTION*.  Last  week o\er  two huiidixd   medial men     of the     t'nited Slates and  anada  were at  Washington,  atlend-  Hg  the fiist     annual meeting of the  ational     Association for the study  ml   ptevention   of   tuLeicuIcsis.    Dr.  ;. L.   Trudeau, Dr. W. Osier and Dr.  I. M. Biggs are the     presidents and  icc-presidcnts respectively of the As-  ocialion    and     each  tooii an acli\c   ^"d e iort  ait in the    proceedings oi the meet-  hojc that the  ng.   Sonic   interesting     statements   los:s n.iglit   be  ,eie nuwie on the subject under con-   ough manner.    The importance of the,  idcialion.   In     some     of the states '^ork cannot  be overestimated and it  uiie   systematic   eflorts    have    been   is to be hoped     that Dr. Fagan's elude-'  to fight     the disease,    which   loits  will be successful and result in  e.uly    exacts     such a toll of lives,   an  oigam/cd     attempt to deal  v.ith  ban has been the case in Canada, al-   the matter.   The knowledge that has  hough it is to be hoped  that  gical- [ been gained    of the disease, its c;.us-  i efforts     will     lie nia.de in that di- ' es and    the methods to deal with it,  eel ion  in the     near futuic through-   justify,  the hope    that it is possible  ul  the Domimon.    In British Coluin- ' if not entirely lo extirpate it, to vc-  la the matter is     hi ought  home to   (luce    it  to such     small  proportions  tli'iough the circiniisfun'e that ma-   that 'it     will  no    longer ravage our  ~" population as il Jias done in the past.  U 11 3 r N ew M ina^m i n  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinneli & Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern  and     Strictly First Class.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  Passengers can leave "Victoria daily  at 8 p. in. or 11 p. in..  T1OKI0TS SOLD TO ALL' POINTS  Sliorttst     route lo . Femie, li. C,  and  ALL KOOTKNAY  POINTS.  For rales.     foldeis,    -sleeping car  leservalions and all infoimation call  on or address  jS. O. Yl'JRKRS,     R R. STEPIIKN  G.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria. B.C.  .���������onsider it -further���������  iy peisons in a more or less advanc-  d stage of consumption come to the  rid belt in the piovince, hoping to  ditain relief and haply a cure of the  read disease from which they are  tifieruig.  _In the coarse   of the discussions at  ���������>asliinglon on Thursday it was  Mast that  in Pennsylvania the average  ���������ost  of curing a  tuberculosis patient  s S120.   In     New York the    cost  i.s  hued at  from  -1.7      to 'I.S  per  week,  bile in     Maryland it i.s given at   V->  ei week.   Against this ii was staled  hit where no     org.rnr/rd elToit   was  iiadc and no     special treatment  was  issible the cost     was much greater  n each  individual case,  while the le-  ,ults  ueie  much      Ie,s  satisfactory  "vot live-but five thq'isaiul pet cent,,'  la-iareil  one si.caker,  "was  the divi-  .hnl  in  fa\oi   of  riic oigani/cd effort  as'ieprescnted in the modem institutions"    An instance ol the (iioimous  loss of life     caused    hy  tuberculosis  was given in the     statement that   12  per cent   of the death claims paid by  one of     the three    Hi'ig Hfe insurance  ^-oniiianies in New     Yoik was due to  that disease.   The claims paid by eleven companies in oiip year .ioi-deaths  caused by    consumption     alone wore  J.PIEROD CO.  WHOLESALE DRYGGODS.  Victoria, B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrate*  IRONCLAD BRAND  ���������r .  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,-        ^_  SHIRTS. ETC.  NOTICE.  r  Persons found using our 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     LELAND.    -  (T. J. Wellnian, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from <J.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-niodtslleil. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1���������4.  HAY 24th, 25th, 26th and 27**1.  GRAND MILITARY PAGEANT  AND   SHAM'  I3ATTLH;      CHAMPION  SHIP ^LACROSSE. ANfD  LEAGUE HASEBALL ,   GAMES;  VENETIAN  WATER  CARNIVAL  ;   FIREMEN'S'TOURNAMENT      AND   REGATTA;  '. -��������� GRAND'PYROTECHNIC DISPLAY /   -  Fare from    Ladys'mith  to" Victoria and'return only $1.50.  .     Chilidren under 1 2 years of age 75 Cents.  ���������j'ic'.etj good from Wednesday, May 2ilh., lo Sunday, May 28th.  A special train leaves Victoria for Nanaimo at KUO-'p: m\, May 24Hi:  * . s , ,GEO. L. COURTNEY.  .  "     "' Traffic Manager.  1!  ?-.*^.;*J?*.<*^S������:3-.l������-'?J.*Jf?.������ ~?IM K-kk-PiU ft'-y. SsarSV'OrK'&Si,fe*''a*>'4fr������>,'S*������>  I  ' THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  t  Smelting Wofka.at  LADYSMITH, B; C.  .Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  I-  5  |  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE.     *  Smelter Manager,  *������,te������������-fe������j''fe*'fe*sfefc'fe*,fe*'fe^^,fefc������'a^  BARBER   SHOP AND BATH ROOMS  The   ESPLANADK    between the  Grand aud AbbotLsford,  W11.1.1AM PowiiRS, Prop.  F. flcB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO, LADYSMITH  PAINTINd,  PAPEk  ETC.  HANQINQ  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in real  >f  Ladysmith  Hotel.  -   J. E. SMITH, Prop.  Public  Limited,  Attention is called lo the      fact  that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR. have for some time  past beer, producing flour in a vastly improved and purified form  by  the aid of   ELECTRIFY  and  having seemed contml   of    all  the basic patents relating IherP-  to.Uki- this opportunity of advising  the   public  that   any  unauthorized users ������r the electrical    Hour  purifying processes   will be pro-  Been ted.  Ogilvio Flour Mills Company limited  are tiie only millers in '.Canada whose   Flonr i������  purified by the Electric process  This   Motel   bus.   liren  coinjdefcly  renovated  Hoard  mid  lodging $1.00 ]���������;    day.  HOTEL-   PRETORIA  i'-a.r   Supplied   with  tlia  Tie'st    Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  1st Avenue  :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Those new designs in WALL P-A-  PI-JK arc K(������in!5 f:lKl" Come in and  see llii'iu.  I'TtOM 18 C'KNTS TO $1.00  Hie have just received a large shipment of the famous Melrose Liquid  I'ainls, the best on the Market, at  i.l.7fi per gallon, 70 shades and colors to choose from.  (.'all and see our picture Frames.  Picture framing executed promptly.  Painting and l'ai erhanging done at  reasonable rates.  HARRY KAY  pr?  Tiie farmeps  Meat Market  Geo. Roberts, jz    X Prop   Dealers In .....  Pianos and  Organs .. .  Ladysmith, B. C.  Hotel dominion  ���������RatuB tl.2o ai.d $1.50���������  F^ee.busto all eteamboat landiugR ano  ai! ahy depots.   Electric carb every tiv>  ii., aleB 10 ail parts ol   the ci:y.   Ba  iuii tablt unezcelltd.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C.  DOOTS AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making  to order   ���������  speciality.  THO HAS MCE WAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  HILBERT  HENRYS NURSFRiES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown &  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  I'hea be sure your tickets read   via  the  The  only  line now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  Agent,  151 Yesler Seattle.  TICKET   OFFICE  and   Yates   Sti.,  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B. C-  3  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains.,, Da iiy  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited," Ride on it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all paints East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued  and berths reserved.      - . .{ :  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rates from all, points  Eastf from Marcfi 1st, to BSafy 15tli.  Steamship tickets on sale to ali  ..European points. Very low rates  row in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For  further particulars  call  at the  offi or phone No. '15fi.  A. IV CARLTON, C. E. LANCI  A.G.P.A., N.P.,        General  Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria,  B.C  -    - W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK TROMPTLY rw> ^ "  Leave orders at the Abbotsford. '  LADYSMITH SHAVING  ,  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City >-:���������\  "���������*���������' ������-^tr^-  KATKS U 00 PER DAY  ���������iA'Vt!>!,!$ ROOMS  BAR SUl'l'MfiU WITH B������=T  "WINI-iB, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  1 Beat accomodation in town.   8plendid huntinf; and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  '^���������^���������^���������^���������^������������������^���������>K*3K*^*HC������^������)K������HC*^������>i(������^������>i(*>K������%������$K������^������>K������  ��������� *  I PHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  ������  LADYSMITH *  WM. MUNSIE, President  C013URN,  Man.  Director  J.   W.  Telephon<vJ6.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS   AT   PIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rou^li and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, I.aths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., 01 the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring      and  Finishing    Lumber  in    Stock.  THEJONESHOTEL  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'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES.':  $5 and under..'.  3 cents                        "   -  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10  6 cents                                j  .   "    $10        "              "           $30.. .... 10 cents                                '  "    $30,     "             "'          $50...... 15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C nada or a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), anil at the principal hanking point:, -ii the United States.  NKGOTIAI1LK AT A  1-'IX1!I> RATI'. A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMKRC /LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of rcmittin   small sums of money  with safely and at small   ;<>st.  One Dollar Per Buy.  Qooa Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  TRANSFER OP LICENSE.  JOTICE is herehy given   that at  the  ext  sitting of  the  Licensing  Court  be held at Ladysinilli, I intend lo  pply for a transfer1 of the retail'liquor license now" held hy me .for  the premises ' known as the  Central Hotel, siliiatc on Lot I,  Block 2!), Ladysmith, B.C., from my-  elf to David II. Davies and from  Ihe  sa'd   Central   to  the   New    Viest-  rn   Hotel,   siluatu  on  L<  8.  Ladysmilh,   B.   C.  FRANK  BARDESONO  LADVP������^ITH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  CRYSTAL LAUNDRY  Leave orders with  BLAIR  &   ADAM.  All work first-class at THE CHRY  STAL,  VICTORIA.  Ladysniith, B. C., May 2nd, 1905.  Best  accommodation   for   transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been  comfort-  5,   Block  ,ahly  furnished and  the bar Is up-to-  date.     Rates  $1.00  a day    and    upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Esplanade :���������::���������: :���������: s���������: Ladyflmltb  LADYSMITH BA KBRY  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 Pastrios to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HAY, GRAIN AiSD  FARMPKODUCE  Orders will he delivered anywhere  in the oily.promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's,  on the  Esplanade.  JAS. WARNOCK. ,' . ..31  e-  ������  DAILY LEDGER  ������������������������������������������������������*��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ���������  M  ���������  ?��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������*��������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������++++ ������������������������������������+  lfe  ���������  "Si"  ?*'  ���������  &  ���������  k'"'  ���������  ���������  F  ���������  fh i  ���������  l  ���������  ���������  i''  ���������  fc  ���������  ������n  Pi'  ���������  There is No Necessity  ���������f sendiuj away for anything    you may require in '   , \  Hardware or Garden Tools  We can supply y������ur wants in all  seasonable  goodB such as) Hoes,  Spades,-Shovels, Rakes, Lawn  Mowers, Poultry netting, Etc!  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,    B. C,  '���������  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUA/IICHAN  Jzodi^alem  Jiote!  DUNCAN  STAGE LEAVES  FOR COWICIIAN  LAKE MONDAY,  WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY. ~  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors,  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba I  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner   may   obtain ;  only two leases of five miles each for j  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged Bed     or bars of the river  below low  water  tnark, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive, entries for bar  KITCHEN ECONOMY. "���������  Welti.er Uur Too Clone Kor Have Too  ������Hnjr Leftover*.  A story ,1s told about a woman -who  was a famous cook and who was asked, "What do you do with leftovers?  She replied: "Leftovers?   I don't Law  any.   Men won't eat tliem, and women  really don't care for them, though they  like to  fuss  over them  beforehand."  This may remind you of the woman  who was asked by a man at the back  door,  '-Have you  any  scraps,  lady  diggings or  bench claims, except on j She replied, "No; I eat them all." Then  the Saskatchewan River, where the  lessee may dregde to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The  lessee  shall  have a dredge  ii  operation within one season from the  date of  the lease for each five miles,  but where a person  or company   has  obtained more than one lease        one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction  is sufficient.  .Rental,  $10     per  annum for each mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate ol 2 J per  cent,  collected  on  the output after it   ex  W.P.JAYNES  ,���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  ACKKNTS FOR���������The American Cream   Separator Co, Grant.Powder Co.,  and B. Q. Pottery Gompany.  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home Grown Products.  Quamichan Hotel  ���������o���������  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Com-  -    merclal Men  ���������0-  Keast's Livery 6:  Freighting Stables  ,   -Ii. Keast, Proprietor  returning, leaves   Duncan  (Specials at short notice.)  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  Telephone connec  Splendid Fishing  tion  'PRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  Duncans Station.  Stage leaves Mount Sicker at   7 a.m.,  at 12:30 p.m., daily, except     Sundays.  X   X   DUNCAN,   B.   C.   X   X  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  AN EASTER OPENING  FWB'S  MILLlf STORE  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest creations  in  Millinery. Up-  to-date Hats   Made and Trimmed to  Order at Shortest Possible Notice.    ���������  FLOWERS,     POILAGE.   All    Ladies     cordially      invited    to inspect  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  f. HEALTH RESORT'  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  STATION STREET,  DUNCAN, B. C.  DUNCAN   MV^and STABLES  S. J. Hagan, Manager  ���������f    Freighting a Specialty    ���������������������������"  PRICES noDERATE  FIRST-CLASS   TURNOUTS     OF    RIGS,    HARNESS,  HORSES.  HOTEL STBATHGONA j  "Tourists and  sportsmen  making this hotel   their headquarters will appreciate the excellent cuisine and sen ice.  Electric light is fitted through  out.    There is a good   supply  of water.     No mosquitos.  SHAWNIGAN LAKE .B. C.  Pharmacist  DUNG  AN.i   B. C.  Your patronage solicited  Telephone  in  Connection.  1 m<  tfc'~ y  t '  j$-%._ -;������-%-*��������� X X -X .SRK-*  T  +���������  T  n  *  m  R. B. ANDERSON  H|6H GRADE BICYCLES  BICYCLE AND GUN REPAIRING.     ACETYLENE   GAS  FIXTURES AND  GENERAL METAL WORKING  Fine lines,  WATCHES, CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  WHITTOME  Oddfellows Block     ���������    ���������     ������-      ���������    ���������    ���������  *m     M'     ^1-'     ���������>*> _5A?     ^J.'     ^1'     \L?      - *:t?     XK     M'     Vl>  ��������� Duncan.y  7 ^  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION  LANDS IN MANITOBA  THE  NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES     AND    THE YUKON  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free nii^et 's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advancs  $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  4ame with two  legal  posts, bearing  TERRITORY.  Coal-Coal lands may be purchased l',*���������. WltU ���������������  "***  ������������StSl **<**  . -in , '        ' location notices, one at each end   on  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 gioss output.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within1^ d-     "  , .       "   fifteen     days if located within    tei   *hewa\RlVer claims are either bar  When $500 has been expended or paid  I the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase thr 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 ICO 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,      entry fee$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  ceeds $10,000  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The 1-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 0n the  Jstday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge im  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  I such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in the 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  the width, being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  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.  The person or company staking a  claim must hald a'free miner's certificate.  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 J  put of which no royalty shall      be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary claims only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at the rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped from     the j  iTukon Territory to be paid to    the  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 retained each year;     if  not, the claim AaU 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 exece.  three-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, ^  the man went away, wondering if the  rest or her neighbors  were wasteful  in providing him with a quantity of  garbage every day and asking biusself  if she, ate even tho potato parings    The  woman who always has Just enough  and none to spare may have the conviction that she is a good manager and  may be economical in her purchasing,  but what would she do if she happened'  to have  an extra  appetite  at  some  meal?   it isn't always wise to measure too closely.    At the same time it  Isn't wise to purchase things In such  large quantity that the members of the  family are forced to slug a parody on  the old song, "Beef for breakfast, beef  for dinner and cold roast beei" for tea"  Cold roast  meat  Is nice occasionally  and is much to be preferred if one is  given a  choice  between it and some  elaborute concoction which means the  same cold meat spiced past recognition '  but still   bearing  the  label of  being  made over.   Don't muke a practice of  spending as much time on the reconstruction of o made over dish as would  be necessary to plan a whole meal of  new materials.   A little wisdom In selecting the materials for the first men'  will save much time spent in reconstructing what will not be relished after all the time has been given to it.  Union  Brewing Co. I  NANAIMO,   B. C. J  /Manufacturers of the ���������r������i  BEER  . D J _    In British Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops  -99V*^9^9^l  9  al-  Miners' Drilling Machines  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened by  us  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handl ed^and repaired.  Stiipsmithing    in  aV     its    Branhes.  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksniitns.  David Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -   Lady������mitrif B  C  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  WAS  VERY GLAD TO  BR HOMB AGAIN  A     "hJ-ecd' "        and a white man  were engaged in  what Old Man Don  nelly    called a-   '.���������'rankajijoo," when  Staff-hound   Billstepped   into     Sam  Jeffrey's  saloon   one  night.       Sam  Jeffrey's' saloon enjoyed  a monopoly  near  an  Indian  reservation.    There  was a faro game in full blast and a  spirited ,pokei. game.   Uacon-rind Dicfci  was   drunk again   and  squeakiing like  a mouse in   Uie  wall.    Ihe  air    was  ���������Jiick with smoiijc, and a man had to  order his drinks' at the top of     Ins  voice in order to be heard above the  tulmultuous   cowboys   and   stackmen.  Stag-hound threw his pack saddle in  the corner and sat down.  "aiy Goshi'Mie said  t0 his neighbor, a smile of contentment playing  about the corners of his mouth, "but  it seems good to be back in civiliza- I  tion again."   *   THE BEST MEATS  BUT ARE  ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT J-'OR  IN THE MARK ETS.  WE ARE NOW -BRINGING OUR CATTLE PROM EAST OP, THE R0  CKIES, YOU WILL GET THE BE ST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  'PANIMELL  &   PLASEKTT  | STFVENS BLOCK. 0������T,.WR=  a .,.f._,, . MY3nm,. ��������� c  I 1  +4-44-+++4-4+++1  LAD/SMITH TRANSFER CO. ^ I  PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDTIOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A   ND  SAFELY.  StaWgs in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  WILLIAMS AND WA3KE r  *  *  Befjte a man is    uuvied to a \vo-  m;ui he bemoans his  late aid th.eat-  ens to kick a    few     holes in conventionalities if he has lo icr.e hei  before midnight.   After he lias 1-cr tied  fast, with the marriage licence signed  sealed and delivered and  framed and  hanging on the wall, she is in luck if  she sees him    more than one or I wo  evenings in the week bteforc midnight.  There is    something strange about,  man.   He     will go    through fire and  water to get a     woman, and as soon  as he has secured her     he will often  shift to firewater    before he has had  time to gel, acquainted���������Women's Advocate.  GIVE YOUR  HEIR THE-AIR  In one of our     famous Whitney Go-  Carts���������light      running and    noiseless  gears���������easy     springs���������a    cart    to be  proud of��������� Mother and Baby will enjoy the out ing.  Reclining    Go-Carts,     like ilhistea-  tion     below,     wiih    varnished  Reed  Body, upholstered figured Repp. Complete with lined Jace parasol.  $I8.oo --  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 6r bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam pow-  miles of a mining recorder's office,, ona  additional   day  allowed  for every additional  ten miles  or  fraction.   The  fee for recording a claim  is $5.  At     least $100 must  be expended  on the   claim     each year or paid to  er"7s"used7elaims 200���������it "Sde mw  the mining recorder  in  lieu tHereof. be obtained. * '  "GfUWLAN"  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  SEALED TENDERS addressed     to  the    undersigned,     and      endorsed  ''Tender for Post Office, at Vancouver, B. C," will be received at this  office ���������until Friday, June ,23, 1005, inclusively, for the erection of a Post  Office-building at'Vancouver,  B.  C,  according to ohe plans  and specification to be seen at the Department of  Works,   Ottawa,   Out,.,   and  at     the  Vancouver    Armoury,   Vancouver,   B.  C.  Tenders  will  not he considered unless  made out  on  the printed  fenn  supplied,  and signed with the   .ct-u.i1  signatures of tenderers.  An accepted cheque on a chartered  bank, payable to the order of the  Honourable the Minister of Public  Works, equal to ten per cent (10 p.c.)  of the amount of the tender, must  accompany each tender. This cheque  will be forfeited if the party tendering decline the contract or fail to  complete the work contracted for,  and will be returned in case of non-  acceptance of lender.  The Department does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender.  By order.  FRED OELINAS  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, May 1C, 1005.  FOLDING GO-CARTS  a:e more popular than ever. No  wonder! They make little demand on  your purse or on the joom in your  home.. Cart like the above illustration with mattress, cushions, tarnished reed front and back���������Complete  with lace parasol���������  The GoCarts you ha.ve been looking  for. fl|" $900  WHITNEY-S  Peer of all, the acme, of perfection.  Send for    illustrated sheet of 25 new  styles. , :  Weilex  VICTORIA,   B.C  To Make Hard TLr,es Good  and Good Times    Better  Buy Your Meats From  h. & w. uimmu  NEXT DOOR TO THOMSON'S HARDWWARE STORL  WE CAN SATISFY YOU  -:o:  R. P. R1THET,  & Co., Ltd.  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, ;-: ;^: .-.w :^: :^-B.C.  Dr.  R. B. Dier's dental  office,  High Street,  is again open and  doctor     may be found there at  time  hereafter.  on  the  any  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  The new barber at Winston's shaving  emporium,   High street,  is   said  to be a very clever man with the razor���������a   trial   will   convince.  Dental work will bs promptly and  carefully looked after at Dr. R. B.  Dier's office, on High Street, where  he may be found at any time.  NOTICE is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Licensing Court  to be held at Ladysmith, I intend lo  apply for a transfer of the retail liquor license now held by me  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 promptly  attended to.     Shop on Gataere    at,  Ladysmith  Temp'e No. 5 Rathbonc  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  3nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. m.  Mrs. Kate Tate, eecwturj.  im.  mtin  Solicitor,  Etc.  to   Loan  1st Avenue  -LADYSMITH r  THE    DAILY    LEDGER  SE  LOCAL ITEMS  SB  The English Derby Sweep closes On  Saturday, the 27th. Tickets $1.00 at  Stewart's.  WANTED���������An   experienced   Waitress  for the Shawiii'gan Lake Hotel. Apply MRS. A.  KOENIC,...  Shavvnigan.  ���������Miss   Urcn came  hack  calutal today.  from      the  Mr. II. Ward returned from Victoria last evening.  Mr. W. W. Walkem spent Victoria  Day at the capital. He returned to  Ladysmith on  the noon   train today.  Good, hustling committees have  now been appointed for .lie v.run-  ion Day celebration.) Don't throw  cold water cm any oi th-.'ir el. its;  subscribe what .you can iJTord 'oai.d  do il as though you were not conferring- a favor on the canvassing committee. By so doing you ill lit lit  on  their none too agreeable      ������r*  AriSOUATION  ItLLEM  Mil.  \  IlAVrilOilNTllWAt'rii  PORTLAND   FAIU |       x^ WRITES A  LETTER.  I    Mr.   J. ii: Hawlliorntliwaile     has  arc the    Portland   Fair '^j,^ a wtlcr giviiiS his views of  'things as the}  are.   The letter is ad-  Following  liiles lor Association Football:  A.atches .Sept. 28, 20, 30. 'Ihe  ,schedule of games to be played will  Le anaiiged after the entries close.  Open to all football teams in the  northwest and California. A silver  cup will be presented to"the winning  team and pins "to the members- coin-j  pris.ng it. For the championship o!  ihe Pacific Coast Stales, Canada ami  British''Columbia.  Address all enquiries to R. A. Ste-  ivait, 2-lfi Alder street, Portland,  Oregon.  Entries close Sept. lfith, 1905. An  entrance fee of $3.00 per team will  be charged.  +-  THE TYIOF  SMELTER  IN  OPERATION  The Tyec smeller is again in op"i-  ' at ion, alt.lie.ugh the run will -tot be  ii longi one. The hot blast machiu ���������'}���������  is installed, hut owing  steel plate is not yet in  arc promised a description  machinery, 'certain par Us  are the invention ol Super  Kiddie, within a few days,  are hei'ng) secured for Canada  United Slates.  of  i.%. v e  this  inch  '-lit  'flltS  :\ the  REGARDING THE  NANAIMO COAL  MINKS  In   Nanaimo  Hide  is  a feeling     of  uneasiness   icg.iiding   the   conditions  I hat     may .obtain   after   the   amendment   lo the eight-hour law goes into  effect.    IfMlore  is   no  reduction  of  wages or shut down of Ihe mines on  .Julie  1st.   there will  he a feeling    oi  relief.' Utnfartunak-ly  (here are  indi  cations   that  tlie" Western   Fuel  Company   will   make  some changes   Hut,  will   not   readily  be accepted   by  the  niincis  ,    or at least,  the company  men,   and   if so 'that   trouble interrupting steady  work may  result.    II  .is  cciUinly   to  be  hoped   that  there  may \m no labor Iroii'bks of ������.nv kind  lhere oi   in any of the Vancouver Island  mines.    Si likes or lockouts arc  expensive  propositions.  LATEST   NEWS   REGARDING  TRIP   TO   PORTLAND  .\.r. J. Adam has received the following lelkr from Mr. IL \V. l\em-  uan, manager of the athletic sports  .'t  ihe Portland  Fir:  Air.  J as.  Adam, L.  13." 13. Team,  Ladysmith,' li.C.  lour Sir.���������Your letter of May  15th  iccc-ivc-d.   Veiy glad that you are gong   to    send     Association    Football  tram  and  the    possibility of sending  iJiuS etball team.  W.ll send you under separate cover  . rogramc and ontiy blanks, if yoi.  I:a.c any athletes who care to entei  o her events, let me know and I will  sen I mme blanks. Hoping lo heai  from-you soon, I am, Yours respectfully, II. W. Kerrigan.  YESTERDAY'S CELEBRATION  IN      NANAIMO  Those people who went' up lo Na  naimo from this city vestenlay re  j ott a most s.'.ccc^sful celchi'.aiu.'!.  'ihe projraii. v\a^ an o.\celL-is. <jii  and lrom start to l'nusli ih'.c Ms  not a dull moi'nent.  not a dull moment.  The open air concert by the f.choo  (hihlien was most onj'iy.ihie an-  those who were . fort una'..; enough li  hear it. say the sinking ol the \ '"H  -.Icis reflects much credit ipon the  tran.'is, Mrs. Davis -uul -'.r. 1^  Miles. The athlietic sports wore k  so interesting as anticipated on a,-  count of the iinevenness of ihe coi.  lesis. Vancouver defeated N'anaim.  o.l lacrosse, 11 to 3. In ihe lascba'  match Ladysmith fell to pieces .-i,.  Vanaiii'.o ' accomplished an easy si<-  toiy, dofoat:ng the visitors n to :L  'l'he com-liidiiig, events of the pio  T'he Wilson hotel in Nanaimo is .oivme wcre perhaps tlie timsl intei  fast regaining its former rep ��������� .ati.-r. j<st.^np; , vi/., the regatta ml  as a first-class place to stjp vlun in i VNor':s display on tho water.  Nanaimo. pvcio a li'i'go    number of entries fo  1   * jthe water     races ami  some spleudr  sul.njr     was scon    The Indian cane  races were   exceptionally good.     rl I:  fiic  he i.  Tu  MARINE.  g Pilot towed the scliooiur  i,w  and liurgwsr. up from Victoria    . ster-  clay.      The schooner  is  now  load.ng  sacked coal  lor the north.  has commenced < ii<-  lake a full cargo    ..is-  S.S.  Tricol.u  ing.    Slir  will  flip.  Tug  Burrard and scow wcre in for  coal  for   the  ni.viiirand   I his  morning.  S.S. Selkirk was in yostoiday  with a cargo of Van Anda ore foi  the  Tvco  Smelter.  -r*  II. C.  CHALLENGE CCP  AND ITS HISTORY.  Mr. J. Adam brought the B. C.  Challenge Cup down from Nanaimo  with him ycsit'iday. The cup is an  exceptionally fine looking and costly  ono. -It was founded Hy the Nanarmo  citi/.ens through public subscription  in IS!)I, and since that date has been  hold iiv six ditforcnt clubs on the ls-  land,  this  being   the fust   time it has  been  in   the  footballers.    Jn  the vear  possession  of   the  local  1891  it was  won   by   the  Nanaimo Rangers     and  h������lcl   by  them  for  tince  years,  after  which it  passed into  tlie hands of the  Victoria  Wanderers.    In   1S!)7       the  Nanaijkao players ajj.fcin^jol hold of it  and held  it  for one year.   The    Wellington Rovers next were  thesuccess-  ftil competitors and  after   holding-  it  for three years, lost it in  1001   \t;o  Nanaimo Thistles,   from whom it was  taken   in   lilil-'J  by   the  Victoria  Garrison.    The . Garrison   kept   it   until  this year,  when for. Ihe. first  time is  was gathered  into   the possession of  the Ladysmith players. The trophy is  on  show  at  Messrs.   Blair  &   Adams'  t  NOTICE.  From this dale I lie undersigned  will not bo responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland  Machin.  V.   I.   EXPLORATION &   DEVELOPMENT CO.,   LTD.  Non  Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, Mav  l-8t.li,  1905.  i reworks display, which brought t'  a conclusion . -a most enjoyable pro-  eramme, ' is generally considered a;  the best ever seen in Nanaimo.  -I. Flick, formerly of Nanaimo, is  :n Vancouver spendijig a fcw' months.  .Mr FLic,': should le able to re'  ah ng fairly well now as his big  Flack .Block pays him about $3,000  or sf),000 a year net. The other  Hastings street property owned bv  him mist.pay nearly as much moie.  Mr- Flac'v is, or at least was, on a  board of mining directors in a mini  ing company in London, drawing  was said, a salary of ������l,fflD per  \ear besides his other investments  Talon all together he has -il.een one of  the .most fortunate of the lrcky Klon  ������������������liters.  dressed     -to.the Editor Free Press,)  and ire-ads as follows: \  In common  with a number of people I wondered at Ralph Smith's hasty visit to  Nanaimo in  the midst of  a busy  session  at ('Ottawa.' We have  not had long .to wait'for an explanation.   He has come here to  "settle"  the "Iroubie" between the:operators.  Dunsmuir-Stockctt et al,  and     the  miners over  the eight-hour law. This  is-the first indication I have had \hat  any      trouble     existed.   The miners  I ave  not been  notified, so  far as    1  am'aware, that the Island companies  do not intend  to operate  under the  law,   nor  that  they  require   a settlement,  . Mr. Smith assists the companies toy  breaking  it   to   the public  for  them,  ihal  tiicy do not intend lo grant the  men common justice, they  must have  their     full pound of fleth.   In other  words, Jihcy  require a "settlement."  Let me inform him and  the operator behind him  that there is no settlement  to be made.   The eight-hour  law is "clumsy and inconsistent" according to this great authority, who  made himself the laughing stock     of  the House Hf Commons hy his clumsy  and  inconsistent  eP'orts  to have enacted a cortsMii Union Labor Bill1, Ihe  solitary duckling of his "eight" year  political  incubation.  Thai   eight-hour law   for coal  minors is just as  "clumsy and .inconsistent!' that neither labor skinners nor'  labor skates can  find a legal  way to  peat it,  hence  the necessity  of     a  "settlement,"     and   .Ralph Smith's  presence here.     The coal miners     of  British Columbia, unlike Smith,     i .���������  ihe eight-hour question, and have n>  desire  to straddle the fence upon it.  They  have for years demanded      an  eight-hour, day  fiom hank  lo  bank,  and they J have secured it without any  ,id from  the famous "mineis'     agent,"  who is so anxious to he in at  the sett lenient'.  Some of  (lie  miners  have  a  vivid'  recollection of his" "own eight-hour re-  ���������ord  and  settlements therewith,  and  Jso other settlements,   The last one  io made between  the men and     the  ���������ompany lost them ten per cent,    of  'heir wages.  An eight-hour law for c.uartz minis     was    enacted a few years ago-  .In n  Smith  was in fft* local House.  'is   straddle  on   that   is  historical,  and  also his  Rossland  "settlement."  vhich forced tho minors of Kootonay  lo   work  contract,   which   the     coin-  any  .desired,  in lieu of day  labor.  Vhat  "settlement" does  he   propose  io w?    ���������  Go on, Ralph, you are not trying  \o bull-doze the Methodist conference  his time. We are all anxiously  Pitching you and your "settlement"  in the "business interjsls" of the  community.  Thanking     you, Mr. Editor,    . for  vour space'.    Yours truly,  J. W.  HAWTliORNTHWAITE  Thir1y=five different  patterns and colors to  choose from, including  white, cream and  black.  Regular  Price  50c.  Special Price  25c  D3YS0ALC-STEVENSQN  i  Co.   LatlysTith  Ah Wing .ft Go,  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Made to  Ordsr.  PERFECT FIT GUAR ANTE VI,   '  LADYfMITH,   B.  C.  HUTTON'S ONE RECIPE.  u  Iuh  I  HOULT-iMER EDITH  An interesting wedding took place  at Nanaimo on Saturday evening at  I he residence of Mr. and Mrs. Win.  Ifoult, TlaMUirton street, when the  Rev. R. R. Hughes united in mat-  n'age Miss Eliyahcth Meredith and  Mr. Wm. Joult, jr. Mr. Richard  it, i Meicdith, brother of the hr dc, acted  as groomsman, and Miss Annie  Edith lloult, s-ster of the groom, as  bridesmaid. The ceremony was witnessed only by a, few of the intimate  friends of both parties.  NEW  'Tlelrose Falls" Cheese  Oanong Bites. Fair.ous  Chocoates In boxes  f oni 3sc. to $2.50 per  box. _    ���������.  MAPLE   CREAMS   NAUOA-'  .TINES, ALMONTINOS, CAR^  MENCTTAS,' in Cowan     and  Ganong Bro<s. Cream, bars.  CaMard   &  Rowscr's   Buthcr-  scotch,   Chewing Gum, etc,  35c boxes  BL&IB HDD &D&M.  FIRST AVE.&  ROBERTS ST  Included    v.    I>m������fer    Cutter,  Erimer and Rubber Hands.  Perhaps the most ingenious and the  most original of all schemes for procuring autographs was f;rom a lady in  a western town. She was. raising funds  for the building nnd support of a public  library, and she had conceived the idea  of issuing a volume to be called "The  Authors' Recipe Book." Authors from  all over the country, the most distin-  guishfd of niilhors���������always authors  with a capital A���������had been good enough  to send her a list of the favorite dishes  of their own construction; with their  method of making them.  The cookbook was one of the many  forms of literature to which tho recipient hud never turned bis attention. ITe  had no more idea of cooking than'he  had of milking ii cow or of harnessing  n horse or of 'selling a hen or of building a dynamo, lie did nol even care  what was cooked for him so long as it  contained none of ,the ingredients of  tripe and none of the essence of toina-  lo. But he was asked to contribute a'  paper, which she would .have reproduced in facsimile, stating what he-  could prepare most to his ��������� liking upon'  a kitchen range or <in' achaflng dish,s  with his manner of procedure. This  quite nonplused him until he-bethought  himself of one particular and peculiar,  delicacy in the evolution 'of which he  could safely trust his reputation as an  expert. In reply, for which he received  no thanks, he said:  . "Take a long paper cutter: attach to  tne same by moans of rubber bands,  and seeiu-ely, an ink eraser; insert the  ink eraser firmly into a mnrshmallow  plug and hold the same over a student's  .lamp or study fire until the mnrshmallow begins to slzz, drops into the ashes,  puts out Jhe light or burns your baud.  And eat while hotr    v   ���������  He has novel' eeeiVa copy,of "The Authors' Recipe Book!"���������Laurence Button  In Critic.   ���������  " *��������� 'I'wo  Views.   .  ��������� j,   -,  "A-man's'vole is too precious to'be  sold," said the patriot. . '  ��������� "Perhaps," answered Senator Sorghum, "although a number of people of  my acquaintance regard it as too valuable to be given away."'  A  Secret  Society.  Carrie���������I've got. a dandy idea for a.  girls' secret society. Belle���������A pecret  society! Do you think it would be  practical? Carrie���������Surely. Wo wouldn't  keep secrets; "we'd swap them.  Beyond  Reason.  " There be two individuals who cannot  be reasoned with���������a girl in love and "a  man who Is determined to "run for an  office ' "  Love is never afraid of overwork.���������  Chicago Tribune.  _  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  NOTICE is hu'cby given that at'the  next sitting of the Licensing Court  to be held'at Laili smith, '.intend to  apply for a Ir.insfcr of the. retail liquor license now hold by me for the  premises known as the Central IIo'-  lel, situate on Lot \, Block 29, Ladysmith, B.C., from myself to Joseph Pclligmilli And from Central  Hokl to premises lo he erected on  lot 18, Block 28.1  FRANK  BARBESONO.  Ladysmith, B.C., May 1.", 1905.,  THAT  NICE MILD  CHEESE,  NOW  IN STOCK.  "MELROSE FALLS" IS MADE BY  FACTORIES IN ONTARIO AND TS  WHO  LIKE GOOD CHEESE.  \ FAVORITE     WITH     SO MANY, IS  ONE      OF   THE  BEST   CHEESE  ALWAYS 'WELCOMED BY THOSE  W. T\ HEDDLE:   CO.  WilHams' Block  Ladysmith  Particular-Grocers.  Telephone  A VKRY GOOD SUGGESTION  One of the Aldermen suggests that  as Wallo|.er and Progress socifi lo lie  so keen on public improvements it-  would he a very good plan for thc-in  to break into the Council and give  tin- public the benefit of thii- large  stores of knowledg'. They.,v. 1 'd very-likely say less hut know 1.1 0 alter a few weeks experience.  B>,.:3Rr  If yon want a good cup of tea get  "SALADA"  The most delic'ous  40c. and 50c. p-;und  At Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  Williams "Slock. ���������-  - TELEPHONE  6-7  Dr. Dior has gone down to Victoria for a few days. He expects to be  lack   in   about,  a week.  -   REVERSED THE ORDER  Japan has bought twenty-five mil-  liop barrels of Hour with the proceeds  Of her first, loan. She raised the  dough first and then bought the flour.  ���������Belleville Intelligencer. !  THERE'S  A  REASON VWIIY  Rojestvensky should get a gold mod  al.    lie is    the only Russian who has  gone out looking' for 'trouble and has'  not found  it.  Udysmjfh Doat Duildims  isfalillsiiiKiit  Launch and'Pleasure'-Boats' of all  .descriptions Tor Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon1 oars a.  Speciality.  HARRUP AiND  HAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  Notice js hereby given that at the  next silting of the licensing Court  to be held at Ladysmith, I intend,.,to  make application for a transfer of  the retail liquor-license now held l.y  me for the premises known as the Pilot Rotel, siti'ate on Lot 9, block  12G Ladysmith, B. C, from my  self to J. B. Thomas.  GEORGE   HANNAY  Ladysmith,  B. C, 13th May,  190x1.  uiMinroumMtM  TRANSPER  OF LICENSE.;  NOTICE .is hereby-given ^tliat at the  next   sitting   of the  Licensing   Court  to he 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  H0I3I,   situate on  Lot 3,   Block  2C,  Ladysmith,    B.     C,  rrom  myself  Agnes Knight.  II.  L.   BATES  Ladysmith,  P..   C,  May  12,   1905.  HOLIDAY  I  Xre you prepared for the  Holidays?  We have a nice assortment of Laddies' Neckwear, Belts,; Shirtwaists,  Ties, etc., etc.  Alsb a Big Line of=  CANVAS FOOTWEAR  LADIES' TAN BOO 1  GENTS'KID BOOTS  The'best goods obtainable   at   the  right prices   .  o  .   1      ,' ' '   . s  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  *M  GATACRE ST.  rtMiif-y^i  LADYSMITH  W. G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor, u  .,    . -��������� (J't Avenue)   ...  Spring Stock on hand. Call esriy end  get_your choice.  s. w.  means  SHERW1N WILLIAM5 PAINT  Our   Spring  .'stock   has  just  arrived,, an-1  now  is  a good   time to    paint.  Covers  more ami  lasts longer   than any other Paint on the market.  LADYSMITH HARDWARE'~GO.-f Ltd  Charlie    CSuon  >ariy  MERCHANT TAILORS      NEW    SPRING   AND   SUMM ER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Charles- Drnn. of the above firm,  v isits Ladysmilh every .Sunday for the  piirpose of  taking measurements and v seeing customers    personally.    May  be seen at the  Hotels.     We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at    the  lowest possible rates.   Suits from      &15.00 up.   Bants  from $-1.00 up. All  T'and-iiiaile.   ������   ��������� ^ - ���������   - -������-<  REALESTATE  hIRE, UFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  KKMTS COLLKCTED  DEEDS,   WILLS,   MORTGAGES,   CONTRACTS     AND   AG REEiWNTft  BRA WN.  JOHN STEWART  'CONVEYANCING   -  y  P. O. Box ^68  -NOTARY'- Pf'BLIO  i*5KJ<i!'jaS������.\*<.  BARGAINS':    J  SKIN'  GRAFTING  WAS  COMPLETE   SUCCESS.  Mr.. II. Pinder is in town from a  trip to Port Simoson and vicinity,  exfcndiiiir over several months. Mr.  Pinder reports that times are good  in that .section, money being plenty.  It will be recalled that Mr. Pinder  was in an explosion accident several  months ago whereby one mr.n was  killed and another so severely burned  The injured man was treated in Port  Simpson hospital for some months.  Skin was contributed in very small  sections by many of the residents,  nnd after n long course of treatment  Ihe man has lately left the hospital  cured. Mr. Binder is a guest of Harry Porter, and will spend some little time iji town,  i.*ar������i������-���������;-������������������. --T ."is;  B^3������3SS^'  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN  Stand a good chance to win a  GRAPPHONE  'Every 25 cent purchase of     While Svvnn   Soap entitles you to  chance in the drawing for this   high   grade  Berliner  -Gram-o-Phono.  warn  In Al^t LINES!  ,  OF GOODS CAR--  SIEDBT.US'  WATCHES, CLOCKS. KIKGS, "jewJELRY,S2L"  VERWARE. FANCY GOODS OF ALL KINDS  B.FORCIMriER  First Avenue,  S"  5j<  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTJCSAN  X   X   X'-,   Ladysmith,   B.   C  Dr.R.B. Pier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason-  Fresh  GHOCOLAETS  able rates.  High St.  Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  1st   1 venue,  Ladysmith;  - 4

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