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 *&***.  aw so it..-  ' I DUNCANS,  &  . I  i  ^/c-  LADSYfllTH  Daily  J LADY5MITH  |       & DUNCANS  ���������$-4*H'^-*M**4-^'-M*''B~I^  VOL. 2,  MONDAY; MAY 29, 1905  PRICE FIVE CENTS  0 Tokio May 29, 2.15 P.M.Jt is Officialy  1 Announced that Rojesivensky's   Fleet  g has been Practically Annihilated. Twelve  Warships Have Been Sunk or Captured  [land two Transports |and two Torpedo  IvBoat Destroyers Have Been Sunk  _V> \  Tokio May 29, 2.15 P. M.- In the Battle  I Fought Saturday in Straits of Korea, the  I Russian Battleships Borodino and Alex  lander  111. the   Aimoured Cruisers Ad-,  miral Nakhimoff, Dmitri Do lskoi and  I Vladimor, Monacha, the  Coast Defence  \ Ironclad Admiral Oushakoof, the Protected Cruisers Svitlari and Jemtichug  the  Repair Ship Kamtschtka and  the  Cruiser Iolessin.were Sunk.  \   The battleships Orel andNicolai I and  the coast defence ironclads, Admiral Senia/  \vm and General Admiral Apraxin were cap-  'tured.  Japanese Wofk Fearful Havoc To Rojestvensky's Fleet,    Two Battleships,   One  Coast Defence Armour Clad, Five Cruisers, Two Special Seiv  4 vice Ships and Three Destroyers Sunk  OVER  2,000 RUSSIAN PRISONERS  CAPTURED  Two Battleships and Several  Other Ships Taken  and  Eight   Russian  Captains  Drowned-Gloom Prevails at St* Petersburg and the Authorities  Admit The Results AreDisastrouS  Washington, D. C, May 2!).���������An of-' officers and men  fieial      (telegram   from  Tokio states  ^\ tlial.  Admiral   Togo* reports   to   his  .government'that, (.lie total losses sus-  I1, tained hy  the Russian Heel  Saturday  and  Sunday  were:    Two  battleships,  fonc coast  defence armour clad,    five  cruiseis,      two  special   service   ships  [and  .three   destroyers,   all   sunk.  In    addition,   there' were capttrred  _, two   battleships,., two  coast  defence  Her armament consists of two 12-  inch guns, four 9-inch guns, eight Ct-  meli guns, a������:l twelve qtiick-firirig  guns, in addition to a number of  small rapid-fire guns. Her- complement if ������01 officers and mm.  The coast defence iron-clad  Admiral Seniavin is a sister ship of the Admiral Oushakoft, sunk by the Japanese     in     the    battle fought  in  the  Straits of Korea.' ,  The coast defence iron-clad General  Admiral "  Apraxine is of 1,100 tons  ���������displacement.    She  has  a speed      of  about 15 knots.   She was completed  at St. Petersburg in 1808, has     an  armoured belt of Harveizcd steel ten  inches   thick,  asteelprotected  deck"-!  inches  thick,  and, has from 7   (o     8  inches of Krupp steel over her heavy  gun positions.   The arament of     the  Apraxine     consists of three  lfl-iiich  guns, four (i-inch guns, and  M   rapid  firing 4ftins. She has a crew of .318 of-  ".'   (Associated Press Despatches.)  that    Rojestvensky had lost twelve    night with the support of his heavy    l'1  fbe full results are known."  warships was read to Minister Taka- 'ships.   The reported  sinking of    so  :   Black pessimism reigns among the  hira over  the telephone, he carefully j many ships is believed might also be  public,  repealed   the  words of\ the despatch [partially  due   to mines  sown  ahead   <    The     receipt of  Uie Tol.io  official.  and  then ex|iresscd satisfaction  the  at  the ������;jparent result of the ^reat conflict.   The minister and  other mem-  ADMIRAL NEBOGAT-  OFF IS CAPTURED  of   the   advancing   Russian   columns/-   bulletin announcing    that   Rojesfven-  Tokio,  May   29.���������3  p.m.���������Rear   A*d-  The belief is also strengthened     that   sky's fleet was  practically annihilat-  Rojestvensky was forced in order to  c������l was a crushing blow to  the   Ad-   -mj_al Neb0 ,lofl   rormer. commander  I'fis  ol      the Japanese 'legation re-  (secure  homogeneous  in speed       and    miralty officials, destroying  the hope  '    ���������      ' ' lighting power,   to divide his fleet, on   they  had  clung  to  that  silence       of   ������r the fol"'th division of the Pacific  1|      a single   division   passing      the    the      .Japanese   might   be   favorable    fleet and  recently commander of the  Straits     of Korea, the other going    nws.       The wording of  the official    information  squadron composed       of  round Japan.   Bui, the Straits      of _ despatch������������������ was   interpreted   to   mean   ������eoou(s'aIKl merchantmen,-with 3,000  Korea evidently  contained   (he   pick  -that Admiral Togo had succeeded   in  niained     in their     ullices    nearly all  nigh I,  eagerly awaiting thc news of  the battle.    Up lo. this\iour Tip official advices have been received^    at  the legal ion.     Aside from | the jpress  despatch   the only information 1    re-  of the    Russian  fleet,   the  Borodino    baring and   holding   (he  entrance  of   j  other Russians,  is' among the prison-  cciyed at the legation was contained j and Orel  being  Iwo of the four best'''he  Straits  of  Korea against     Ad- ors captured by the Japanese.    Vice  in a private message'to the minister ' battleships.    Jt  is possible that  Ad-   miral   Rojestvensky. j Admiral     Rojestvensky    appears  to  indicating tliat-Wie  result'of tlie fight������, "'al( Rojestvensky   transferred:  his    TmN-K-^V-Vr, SUCCESS haVc 0ScaPc(1*    Th3-*l>at1l-e began-, on  was favorable io the Japanese. Min- [flag from  the battleship Kniaz  Sou-          *       VoRRSI-I \DOWS PE YCE Satin day  morning and  the Japanese  Tbe Admiral OushakolT, a coast .de- . f,ccrs ami Inen-  r ������������������ c  . n.o i .- Washington,   D.  C  fence ironclad, was of '1,018 tons dis- I   . . " ....  , cial announcement of the result  placement  and  5,000  indicated   horse   u,e naval engagement between     t  power.    She  was completed   in   1898    Japanese and Russian fleets w������s  .1.8 inch g^ins, )in additipn to a mini  I/armor-clad   one  special   serviice .ship,   her  of  smalk\r   rapid.-firc  guns.   The  Jl'onc destroyer-and over two thousand j s.poed wasestimated tit Jfi knots and  llirisoners.     Admiral ������������������'Togo   says   that,   she carried  .318  officers  and  men.  !the   Japanese  squadron   was   iiiidam-  J'aged.  ���������  The Borodino was a first-class bat-  Pitlesliip     completed     in  1004,  13,516  Ijtons ���������displacement and   1(1,000 horse-  ['power,  giving her a speed  of about  |(18 knots.   She had an armoured belt  Wif 4 to <) inches of Krupp steel, anil  )'rom  (!  lo      .10 inches of armour ov-  n- her gun   positions and  bulkheads.  Ifl-Ier  armament consisted  of  four  12-  [.inch guns .and over 40 small<er rapid-  fire  guns.     Her crew numbered  710  rt'jflicers and  men.  The Alexander HI was a sister  {ship of Ihe Borodino and was coin-  jilefed in   l.'HIl.  W The Admiral NakliiinoiY was an  ar-  Ifooiired     cruiser of 8,,r>2l   tons  dis-  Ijilacc'iiienl. and  11,(1(10' indicated horse  (power, giving, her a speed of 10 knots  May  20.���������Offi-  of  he  i .Jii|iaiit-.-se aim  nussuui  nccis  was    re-  and had an armoured belt 10 luetics  [Ceived  at   the  State  Department,   to-  thick, a protected deck of,(hrec inch-   day in  the following cablegram  from  es of steel, and from 7 to 8 inches of  Minister Griscom, dated Tokio,  May  armour over her hca\y gun positions.   2������)th:   Admiral Togp has informed his  Her armament consisted  of four .9-  'government    con firm ing,     the   fight  inch guns,   four  fi-inch guns and  six  j which  fo0k place on Saturday afternoon and  Sathrday evening.  According to his  report the Japanese fleet;  tinder his . command, destroyed     and  sunk one battleship of ..the Borodino  class  and   four   other  large  Russian  vessels.     Two     or three more were  captured.    None of the large Japan,  esc men  of war  received  serious  in.  jury.   The battle  was  still  in  progress on Sunday.    A ��������� great/JaptTncse  .victory i.s 'announced here as Uw general  result of  the engagement,     but  few details have lieen  received.  According  to stock  exchange     reports   of    the     Japanese side three  cruisers  were sunk and  a dozen   torpedo  boat   destroyers  were  sunk  or  isfer  Takahira   is  expecfing  momenta! ily definite news of the  battle  NOTHING   NKVv  REGARDING  ftINK.IN<.j   Aftn-JRiICAN   SHIP  viaoff to  the  Borodino  or Orel'  be- ~ ' are etill  in pursuit of the  Russians,  fore     the fight     in order to prevent      Paiis,  May     29,���������The despatch  of  j   There were many touching incidents^  the concentration  of      the Japanese  ��������� the Associated Press from Tokio of-  says, a  St.   Petersburg  despatch,   in  fire on his own ship. jficially announcing  the Japanese nav   the coriidois of the Admiralty which  Captain SrebW-iiuiiiiofl' of Ihe Boro-  al success unexpectedly produced     a/were filled this afternoon with     the  Washington,    D.  C, May 29.��������� It  '(''no a'"-   Captain Ignaticff,  of      the 'general  firmness on  the Bourse,  ow- 'wives and families of the officers and  nig to the belief that it foreshadows 'men ou board the Russian ships crypt'ace. 'jnj,   pitifully  Tor   news.    They      had  -already heard rumors   of  the     xect  hating been     practically annihilated  was stated at the State Department <-)lc'1' are ''cgoi'dcd as extremely capa-  (hat no further.steps,had been taken blc officei"H-  regarding the sinking of the Ameri- Owing Jo" the decision of the news-  can vessel by (he Russian fleet. The Pal)m l0 suspend Monday ptihlica-  sending  of instructions yesterday  to t-'01*c*> "'}'  iclegrams aie being print  The     Sditelana    was a protected  cruiser   of  3,802   tons   displacement,  and had 3,828'indicated liorse power.  She was completed  in  1897  and  had  a'speed of about 20 knots. .She had  -{I two-inch      protected  deck of steel  and  four inches of armour  over her  gun   positions.    Her  armament    consisted  of six 5.9  inch  (canct)  guns,  and   ten  .1.8  inch guns.    She had     a  complement of 3fi0������officers and  men.  The      protected  cruiser  Jemtchtig  was  of 3,10'!   tons displaccincht  and  17,0(10 indicated horse power, giving    ,|jeablcd.  her a speed      of 23  knots.   She was  completed   in   MHl.l,   had  a  protected    .WHY DID  ROJESTVENSKY  deck of two indies of steel  and.dirtied six ,4.7  inch guns,  six  1.8  inch  and    two    .1.1   inch guns.    Her crew  iiiin.'bei'ed 3-10 officers and men.  SINK   AN   AMERICAN   SHIP?  Washington,  D.   C,  May 29.��������� The  Post today says  that acting on in-  Aliiiister Meyer to make iiufiu'ry of  Ihe-Russian government regarding  Ihe facts is the only representation  yet made. Northing further ha,s  been received about the incident.  EIGHT CAPTAINS OF  RUSSIAN  WARSHIPS  DROWNED.  London, May 29���������A despatch-^to'  the London Evening News from Tokio says eight captains of the, Russian warships were drowned .during-  the naval battle of Saturday in the  Stra.ilsof  Korea.  EXCEEDINGLY fiLOOMY  IN ST. .PETERSBURG  St.  Pplcrsbtirg,  Hay  20.���������(1.55  p.  in.)���������At the admiralty  I his morning  nothing was known of the naval battle in  (he-Far East except, the news  obtained in   (he despatches of      the  Associated   Press.     The   general   impression  produced  by  Ihe cable  messages     u-.-isS     iiiiflotij.Wedlv extremely  gloomy.    While   Admiral   Rojestven-  ANOTHER VESSEL ADDED  TO  THE     LIST.  and the women wept and some      of  ed  on  (ly  sheets.    The   Novoe  Vicm-      Washington,  May 29.���������According to   them fainted when the admiralty an-  ya     alone comments  edilo.ially  on    a(|vic__ ;ccciu>d  ���������_. the nav    (,   ^rl_  not.nced it  had i.o news to communi-  battle, under  the caplio.U '''The hour ���������      ���������(| [vQm Toki     -^ Japanesc in ad   cate.  of Late has Struck,'- the paper says: Ir!;;;nM  lA _,_,������������������ ol,.AO,u, nnmnH   _n.   i _-  "Russia  has   been   reproached     with  jiu tl ing too niiTWi faith in God, send-      ..  ing too many  ikons to  war and  not  enough  men.   The  result  is now,   in  the    language    of the Americans, in  she hands    of the. "men  behind   the  guns,'    Russials   will   he  patient  ttn-  rii'.ion  to ships already named, cap-   j  J.t:rcd   the   Russian  battleship  Sissoi-  Ncw York', May 20.���������Advices     received  from  London  financial centres  were     of the opinion that Japanese,  decisive victory, will  hasten  peace.  A picnic is to be given on Saturday next at the Agricultural  grounds, Duncans, under the auspices  of the LadysiuituM. O. G. T. The  train will leave for Duncans at 0 a.  in.    Tickets, 50 cents.  AUTOMOBILES  USED TO  CALL   MASS   MEETING.  New York,  May  2!).���������The first     of  the great mass meetings planned by  ministers' Ip start alreligious revival  has  been  held in   the Academy       of  Music.    The  big   theatre  was about  two-thirds   Pull.    Unique   methods are  used  lo gather crowds.    A do/en automobiles, tin of  them furnished  by  a woman deeply  interested in the revival  movement,   invaded   the    main  NEW YORK YACHT CLUB  WINS THE KAISER'S CUP  When 'ihe  des-v. loli'announcing tbe  vai'hl   :*>   passing   th.*  Sicily   Islands  London, May 29,���������Barring accidents, the ' Ameritaii thric-mnsied  sqcooner    yacht, owned by Win. Mar-  n,;U.|u.(] |-\i! hTioii i li.   I be German cruis  sky   was expected   lo  pay   the  price    Iboroughfares and      the side streets  The  Kamschatka  was  a  most  im-  ������s(ructions  of     President  Roosevelt,  [{She had eight inches of compound ar-  porlant  unit  of   Admiral  Rojestvien- ���������) Acting     Secretary of Slate  Loomis  t-noiir over��������� her gun   positions, carried  IS'igh! S-incli   guns,   ten   0-incb guns  ['.and  ' about   20  smaller   rapid-firing  ���������.mis. They      had  sky's fleet. She is understood to .has telegraphed Minister Griscom at  have been fitted with every scientific Tokio, to inquire into the sinking of  apjiliance   available   for   repairs   and    an   American  merchant steamer   .-bv  a    complement  of  was   described   as IvL'iny  a   "floating    the Russian fleet olT Formosa,  iliotu, 5117 officers and men. workshop."    She   was   launched       at '.,_,,-,  new A-dmirallv yards, SI, Petersburg  ������AV Rl,s������'A AND JAPAN  November   1st'   1902.    She  was       of VIOLATED  NEUTRAL1TV.  New  York,   May   29.��������� The   Chinese  authorities deny that they have    re-  ) The   Diniitri   Donsloi   was  an      ar-  iiioiii'ed cruiser of (i,2(10  tons sheath  hi{, and  7,0(0 horse power,  and hav-'7,2000- tons displticcment,   was  capa  '���������Jig a speed of l(! knots. ,She bad an   hie  of carrying  3,500   tons  of coal,  irmoiir  belt  of six  inches  thick, and   and    mounted   six  small   quick-firing- 'ceived from Russia a positive note of  latl   I en inches of armour over     her   guns.    She had  transport acconimoda   tbe intention   to march   troops   into  tion for 32 officers and  1,010 men.       Mongolia,,    cables *the Pekin corrcs-  Thc Irlessian was probably an atix-   poiuient of the Herald.   On .the other  iliary cruiser,   but her mame is  not    band     the  foreign     office is  deluged  P'.V't' crew numbered  510 officers  and   'given i;i any of the naval''lists avail-   with charges and counter charges rc-  'able.    The .battleship  Nicolai is     of    ia(ive  (0 alleged  breaches  of neutrality "by both  Russia nnd  Japan .  Washington,  I).   C,  May 29.���������(!) a.  i-iiilkheads and heavy gun positions.  Mer aimainonf��������� consisted of six fi-  incb     guns and lfi quick firing- guns.  l>ien  The   Vladniir   Monoinacha   was      a 9,072 tons disphtcemenf and 8,000 in-  [.ihcjtaiie.i  cruisier of  5,oik-) . torns ami diealed  horse jiower,  giving bet       a  ,ad       7,000   indicated   horse   power, spml    of about   b!  knots.   She      is    m.)_Ministcr     TaJcabira     of  Japan   of the official announcement ,was sent  >he was completed in  1.885 and had sheall.icd, an I  although comjileletl as 'received his first inforniation of (he  Hi. belt  of armour  six   to   leu   inches far back as J8D2, was Ihorougihly ov- '  for   the reaching of his haven  of   refuge   at  Vladivostock,   the complete  loss   of his   four  best  battleships besides     several other warships,  with  heavy damage  lo  oilier ships  which  such   havoc   indicates,   is   admitted to  spell      disaster  unless  the Japanese  suffered correspondingly.  h'or Ibis rensou news from Vladi-  voslock when the first communication willi (be. Russian fleet is established lis awaited with intense anx  iety. The admiralty calculates tlmt  the wireless coniinuiiiealioii with  Vladivostock might be established so  early as .this afternoon or tonight,  but ass'despatches must first go to  the Emperor, the news is not likely  to reach   thc   public until   tomorrow.  Reinforced  by music speakers in  the  automobiles  told of Ihe meeting and  brought all to attend.   Meetings of a  similar     character       will ^���������oiitiiiue  throughout,  the summer.  WHY  SECRETARY  DAY  IS   IN  PARIS.  Paris,  May  29.���������The  following au-  fhoritive statement   wns given out to  day:      -Mr.   Hay  is  spending a few  days in Paris ami is, by strict order  of his  physician,  observing a strict.  shall, New York Yacht Club, i.s Ihe  winner of the Kaiser Cup. .She passed abeam of Scicilly Island at 9.57  this morning. When sighted the Atlantic was making good progress toward the Lizard, where the race ends,  er Pfcil (III.' mark Jniat) jwas placidly niichoiT-d in tin* harb-or'. Those on  board the cruiser were ,not expecting  the yachts before Wednesday. The  1'efcil  immediately  gol   up  full si cam  There was a     light south-west wind and  sped oil to keep her position   a  and a    smooth    sea.   If     the breeze nij|c sou(*i o[ ()ie L,za,(i.  holds good  the  Atlantic should reach The distance between I he Sicily Is-  (ne  finish line     about  3 o'clock this lands and   the  Lizard,   ihe finish     of  afternoon. The American boat created a yachting record by crossing the  Allcinti'e from the United States in  12 days. No other yachts have yet  been sighted.  the race,  is about -18 mill's.   The Atlantic,     presdiniiig she makes about  eight knots,  should cross   ihe finish  line at about  1 p.m., or 11. a.m. New}  York time.  FOR INDUCING  SAILORS  TO.    DESERT THEIR SHIP  t'heniainus,      May    -29���������The    case  MEETING   OF SPORTS  COMMITTEE      TONIGHT  The.    chairman     of the Celebration  after  cure regime,    fie has  not*lyeen   charged against  Ladysmith parties of j Dav  Sn01.(,     Committee requests the  presented  to  President Loubet   nor  has he     asked it.    It  is understood  It  is a mat ter of general comment   that  his health  make:;  if  impossible  that   the  most  definite   and  reliable    for  him   to have  that  Imihii*.  information   received  up  to  the  time  r.hick, a protected deck of two /fnehes -erhaiilotl    in  1900., She has  a com-  l'if eteel, and carried five 8-inch guns,   pound armour  belt,  has  a steel  pro-  The  fore-going is  intended   to stop  ,.���������.,. ���������  i (he  reports alt-ached   to a certain de-  out from  Tokio  came  bv   way       of  practical annihilation of the Russian | Washing! on.       Some of'the  foreigli    -1'00      of   ������'S������ifil''���������cc *������ Mr. Hay's  fleet,in the Strait of Korea from the | p,^ despatches were very confusing,   visit  to Paris  in connection       with  Associated.Press this morning. When j |M,<| everything seems to indicate that   pending internatircial   -������--*--   -- ������������������������������������  the bulletin containing the Japanese , Togo   delivered   a series   of  desperate j war in' the  Far  lias  1   affairs  and.the  t.    Mr.   and Mrs.  twelve  6-inch  guns and 18 qjuickKfir- j tectc-d deck, 2i  inches thick armour  ^'ng guns.     Her cr������w numbered 550 j (compound)  over  her gun positions, government's     official  announcement    jtorpedo^" aVtacks ^'during Saturday 'Hay will leave'for London'June'?.'  inducing sailors to desert, their ship  is being tried here today. It is reported -iliaI", a fine has just been imposed on one of the jiarlics but if is  impossible at. this time to get a sat7  isfactory report of the court proceedings.  members of  meet in the  the said    committee to  Checker Club rooms at  GERMANY  AND MEXICO  HAM*:   CONCLUDED   TREATY.  Mexico;      City,   May   29.���������Germany  and Mexico have     concluded a treaty  for tho exchange of Postal orders.  .eight o'clock this evening.  The following are the names of the  committee.  Messrs, J. Adam, W. G. Fraser, T.  Cowan, H. Fulton, A. Morrison, M.  Cele, J. Steele, D. Murray, A. D.  Robertson, J. Sanderson, J. Eno, A.-  Hailstooes, D. McLean, and Dr. A*.  C. Frost. . ;.  M     >~  -'/I  'f>  "t-l  ���������'M TBjFw  aeffls  J_is_JLJX.,s2J!������  ���������MB  S9H  DAILY LEDGER  H5S  H������S  IHE DAILY LEDGER  publisned   every day except Sunday.  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Oftioes,   Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  BO cents  a month,    $5  per year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication.   MONDAY, MAY   20,   lOOI.  --lolliliift Is      I.11UWI1 lie re  about the  SCHOOL   BOARD       'case' u  iv '-'"M^ted  ��������������� ollicial circles  *"' I that Vice Admiial  Rojestvensky will  J~j/\0  lVlEI-H J-iNvJj    A   st    Petersburg  despatch  dated    May  28th,     11.10 p.m.,      says that  ir nothing is   known   there   of   the sink-  llltfresliHg* C/V>millllllicaiion ing of an  unknown  American steamer  oil  Formosa  by  Admiral  Rojest-  Moiilhly Accounts Passcil  io C'ouhcil  Parker Williams, representative  lor Newcastle District, will , it  is evi-ccicd be down this evening  to  consult      ith the council      re  garding the     appointment of a polici  magistrate for the city of Ltulvsmith.  It   i.s  intimated"   thai  Mr.  Williams-J  consent ' t"J     or his     endorsement ��������� ���������  whoever      the  council     may  wish  to  have appointed,     is   necessary   heforc  the government will make thc appoint  ment.   If this    is all that is re<i'u'uc<'.  Air.    Williams      will     without doubt  endorse the appointment of whomever  the city through its cauncil may wish  appointed.   Wc should be very loth lo  think otherwise for it is absolutely a  civic appointment     and must be paid  by  the    tax-payers of   the city.    Ln-  (ic.r such    circumstances as one of the  aldermen slated yesterday, the Council  can do nothing else except decide  whom   (hey  wish    appointed and as..  Mr. Williams to see that the appointment is   made.   If it  is in his povve^  to secure the    same we .are confident-  thai..,oiii     member  will accede to  tin  council's    rogues!.    If for  any  rei.soi, ���������  the council    cannot   have whom Ihe.v  wish  appointed     they  cannot,  ha ing  proper reaped     for the position the>/|  occupy,   consistently    vole one doilai  of salary for an appointee.  The   Mayor  and     the  Cily Council  will not  be   in any disturbed by  t!r  Ic-Ke-rs    of    Progress,   Walloper,   ; ii'i  others.   Tf  the  nameless   letter   writ  crs  would pul   themselves in  thc 'In  cos of (hose whom   (hey are ciidis:  inf so severely     thev would see ho>'  il   is lo run a city tilled wilh crnnl's  with     lit lie    money     to expend and  much tn do, and please everybody.  rlhe board of School Trustees held  their ,monthly meeting in ihe Co'in-il  Chambers Satur.av night., present,  ( hairman Rumming, Trustees, Carroll and Robertson and Sucro!*iry  Stewart.  A letter was received from C. W.  .Murray, the secietary of the Vancon  *. er School r-oard in answer to a c un-  iiHinicalion from Mr. Steward a'i-n-g  what system .he would advise tic local trustees to use for heal ing thc  new school. Air. Akirrav advised thai  the hot air sy-stcm be put in, slnling  that (he same was giving every sal  is'faction in the Vancouver schools.  The letter was received and laid ov-  ���������r for future reference, as was one  from Mr. Parker Williams, Al. P. P.,  bearing on  the same subject.  The, .secretary read two coiuinuni  calions, one from Mr. IL S, .McDonald and one from JVass L. Cohuru,  i.sking if lliey were entitled to any  ���������xtia sala ry oh account of teaching  hiyher     divisions during  the absence  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils ana water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons gif-  en in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM.  Ladysmith. B. C.  110  LADYSMITH AERIE  O. E.     :���������:       :-:  NO. 686, F.  ���������:        :���������j  vensky.    It is recognized  at the Admiralty   as  quite  possible   that    Ro-1  jestvensky  may  have  been  coiiipellV*d  by military     necessity   to destroy a  neutralv essel.   If   he feared  that   to  allow  it to     proceed and report the  whereabouts     of  the   Russian    fleet     Meets in .the Opera House 1st and  would endanger his strategic plan, he     3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  had  no     other alternative except, \o .   President,  B. j?orcimmer;     Worthy  take off    the crew and sink the ship     Secretary, C. H. Rummings.  Such an   incident is unfortunate, but ,  every naval     officermust admit That  j  the risk in such a crisis is too groat '  to take any chances.   If the ship was  unji:sti('ably   sunk from     the .--.tand-  point of     international law,  Russia,  of course,  will have lo foot the bill,  but any cost is cheap if it furthered  Roiestvenskv's mission.  (HUN.  -o���������  Via the peoples' favorite  London,   May   28.���������Cicero   is   now  odds    and      favorite for   the derby.  Following i.1*.  (he betting}^and  pro-bii-  Me sinners:    11   lo  10 on Cicero,  3  (o. I against Jardy, -li   to 1 against  Ved as.   ������������������ Plans,   Specifications and  De- ������������������'  ������������������ tails     furnishcti for all kinds ������������������  ������������������ of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  ������������������ Line "  ������������������ C.  B.   ROBELEE,  Carpenter "  ���������* and Joiner,     2nd. ������ve, Lady- "  ������������������ smith.  B. C. *'  _____������������������������������������������������������**  2  Overlands  Daily  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  N'OTIC'E is hereby given that at the  nc\t sitting of the Licensing Court  lo be held at Ladysmith, I intend lo  apply for fl transfer of the.retail liquor license now held by me for tho  premises known as the Central Hole!, situate on  Lot 4, Mock 29, La-"  of the principal.   While  thc principal   dysmith    B.C     from  myself  to Jos-  ',   ,!eph   Pelligrnilli    And   from   Central  was sick Mr. McDonald superintended;,^   lo premiscs to be crected   on  while    Miss .Cobtirn     taught   (o(i i^ UJock 28.,  FRANK BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B.C., May 1������, 1������05.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE  Notice is   hereby given that at the  ! next sitting  KILLED   HIMSELF   AFTER  SHOOTING   SWEETI1 E ART  Plainfield, N.J.,May 28.��������� Recau.se  Louise E. Kramer, a young woman  with whose family he boarded in  Scblch JMaius, refused lo marry  him, Frank Hubei, a machinist,sliot  her in the face today, the bulb*!'  breaking her jaw. Believing he had  killed the giil, Mubcr ran into the  woods nearby, where his body was  found with a bullet wound through  the head. Miss Kramer will probably  recover. -  iv.   1  Div.  2.  The, trustees decided that Mr. AIc-  ..onald was entitled to the same am-  omit  of salary received by the pi lnci-  ...I and that Alis.s Coburu should l������J|ne���������_ siUing ()f lhe Jiceiising Court  .aid the same wage as ieceivcd by to [>c ..^ aj, Ladysmith, I intend to'  Air. .McDonald, for the time they were- make application for a transfer of  .caching respectively divisions I and U|1C re*,aji liquor license now held |:y  2. The htaru also decided that these ' me for the premises known as the Pi-  ���������laims should be met by the princi- lot, llolel, situate on Lot 9, block  ml, and insliTcied (he secretary lo ;2fi Ladysmith, B. C, from my-  :iolify him and rt-tjiust. him lo settle self to J. B. Thomas,  he same. | GEORGE  HANNAV  Accounts amounting to $.in._!i  were      LadvsmjUi,  B'. C,  l.'Jth May, 1&05.  irdored to he paid and  the secretary j ' <.<     > .  .   ..- ���������  .vas instructed to make mil  an outer'       TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  in Ihe council f���������r tie sum' of tfifill.Ofl   NOTICE .is hereby given that at the  or teachers' sala.ies, etc. 1������������xt  *"���������"*  ������r ������,e .Licensing  Coul  lo be held at Ladysmith,  I intend lo  UtlsrH:   w Managmen  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  Mc.Kinnell &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. m..  TICKETS SOLD TO ALL POINTS  Shortest     route to    Femie, B. C,  and  ALL KOOTENAY POINTS.  For rales,      folders,     sleeping car  reservations a"d ������H information call  on or address  S. (i. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash. Victoria, B.C.  NOTICE.  Persoas    found    using our   Patent  Bottle,or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Waiter Works.  Ladysmith, B.C.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wcllnian, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Oranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.  isquimait & Nanainie Raifaf&y  Time table No. 54,   ___ TAKING EFFECT TH   Ul.SDAY,  APIML  VI, U0J.  Northbound Southbound Northbound Sat. Sun. Soulhb'd  Leave Daily Arrive   Leave     aud  Wed.        Arrive  A.M.      P. M. p. M.     P. M.'  Victoria ..  .. <. '     0:00 12.0C Victoria   -1.80   7.5;>  Shawnhran  Lake      10:20  10.46 ,Sha\vnigan Lale .... 5.17'6.4ft-  Duncans 11:00   10.02 Duncan     5.55 5.55  Ladysmith       11:57    9.10  Ladysmith  ....  ._....   6.45   5.00  Nanaimo  ."    12:40    8.20 Nanaimo     7.37  4.15  Ar.  Wellington,   ...,   12:53Lv 3:00  Ar. Wellington ,7.52  de  4.00  S. S. "JOAN" sails from Nanaiiri o for Vancouver Daily except Sunday; at 7 00 a. m., returning sails from-Vancouver for Nanaimo on arrival of    C. P. IL train No. I or at 1.30 p. in. "    -  Excursion rates in effect to all points', good going Saturday and Sunday,   returning not  later  than Mond day.  '   ' GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Traffic Manager.  <*^-9^9^ ���������<0^.9^-!9Jn.9^:<9::^:9^f4^S0 K^Pi-i^Pi^Pi-^������;^-K^K^<K<^K-kir(h:^(������>M  I  1  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND 5MELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works a.t  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  I  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  ���������>-^-4^-fef>r*fe#5'fe*'feft,fe*,,-^'^*"'^**'<-*^^^^  THOS. KIDDIE.        |  Smelter Manager. |  7y..v i .���������r���������  The chairman  nstrucleri      to have-   put   in  for a transfer of the retail  li-  and  secret arv were  Div    in,   aPP'V  ,   , ,     ,. ...     (iuor license now held by me for the  nme more bl.aekV.oaivls,  the quantity ^ ^^   ^ ^ ^^ __ome  already     in that room not being s.if-  Hob,_   _|J|UlUs fln  L_t .^   mQfM  2fij  f':cn!< Ladysmith,    li.     C, from myself to  The chainnpn      appointed  Trusiees   Ag���������es  Knight.  ���������"!reaves and     Carroll lo draw up by- ,    " n.  j^   BATES.  laws to    govern the schools nnd sub- _ Ladysmith,  R.   C, May 12, 1005.  nit the same at the next meeling.  ROJESTVENSKYI SINKS  AMERICAN SHIP  TWO  IjYOTHERS- LOSE  LOSE   THEIR   LIVES.  St.  Johns, Que., May t_8.-H. Tra-  han, of  Trudcn,   his   brother   Alfred,  iind   two  other  men   went  out sailing  this morning on  the river,    rive.  minutes after leaving the wharf     a  squall   struck  the  boat,  capsiwiirg it-  Soldiers  from      the  military scho-d  reached tlvevspot in time to save two  of  the  party, but Trahan  and      Uie  'brothers perished.  Washington, D. C, May 28.���������Confirmation has been received here from  Shanghai of the press report that  the Russian warships have sunl. an  unknown American merchant; ship oil  the Chinese coast. Heavy gun fire is  plainly heard  to-the northward.'  A  despatch  from Tokio says:  The  name and  destination, of   the   American steamer which Vice Admiral Rojestvensky is reported  to have sunk  on  Formosa    about    May, 21 is un-  Wiovvn here.    Details concerning    the  .sinking, of the vessel are expected to  be made known when the Verew of. the  ^steamer    reaches    Japan.  Although  Public Notice  Attention is called to the      fact  that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR. have for some time  pa,., been producing flour in a vastly improved and purified form  by the aid  of   ELECTRICITY  and  having secured control  of    all the. baric patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising   Ihe public   that  any   unaulh-  z������l users of the electrical   IU,i.r purifying  pmcesses   will  be pro-  J.P1ERCY AND CO.  WHOLESALE DRYOOODS.  Victoria, B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebratec*  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS. ETC.  painti no, paper  etc:  HANGING  The City Market  R. WiUiainsou, Prop.,  1st Ave,      Ladysmith  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Kates. $1.25 at,d $1.50��������� '  Free bus to all steam boat landings ana  i-jil*ay depots.   Electrie care every liv  iu*.���������e.iee io all parts of  the city.   ba>  rut! Uble unexcelhd.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C.  BARBER    SHOP AND BATH ROOMS  The  ESPLANADK    between  the  Grand and Abbollsford, .-  William Powurs, Prop.'  F.flcB Young  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO,  LADYSMITH  HILBERT  Work done properly and ������t tight  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J. E   SMITH, Prop.  'V*   |l,i'',  ���������\.-������^---W''v;2^--^--  m  or iv  ���������ecu ted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company limited  are the only millers in Canada whose   Flour  i*  purified by tho Electric process  "hia   Hotel   h:*s    been  completely  renovaled  Board  nnd   lodging $1.(1(1  dav.  HOTEL-   PRETORIA  i'-ar  Suppliwl   with   the.  Rest-   Wines,  Liquors and  Cigars.  1st Avenue :-:  ?:     " IS &  Ladysmith U.C  Covering Old Surfaces  Wc have just rjceived a large shipment of the famous Melrose Liquid  Paints, tho best on the market at  $1.7!) per gallon. We also handle Maple Leaf brand or varnishes, buggy  painls, etc., in fact we have everything to beautify the home,  Wallpapers from 10c to $1.0(1 per  Double Roll.  Painting and paperhanging done at  reasonable  rates,  at  HARRY KAY  FIRST AVENUE  ���������wasp  armers  Meat Market  Geo. Roberts, X  Prop   Dealers in   Pianos and  Organs..,  Lalysmith, 8, C.  HENRY'S NURSfRIES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown St 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  Then be sure your tickets  read   via  the  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   a  speciality.  THOriAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. 0.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government     and  Yates  Sts.,  Victoria, B. C-  3  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains  Daily  L  UNION  PAUL  the  Pacific  The only  line now  making  DEPOT    connections at ST  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with  through    trains    from    the  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, I  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  Eastl from March 1st to May 15th.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Very jlo.w rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For  further particulars call  ut  the.  ofn or phone No.  45G.  A. IT CARLTON, O. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,  N.P.,      .General  Agent,  Portland, Ore. Victoria,   B.C  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK TROMPTLY IV ���������*  ���������  Leave orders at the Abbotsford. '  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Rest in the City :���������--:���������_  ������-������������������������."-. '  gtTJ  RATKS $2.00 TER DAY  4AVt 1*1,3 ROOMS    ���������  BAR SUPIT.IED WITH BEST  WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  HOTEL  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.  '*c*������$������$������-$������$������$������-*������x*3K������*������;**;*������$^  a  *  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  *PHONE 66 LADYSMITH J  WM. MUNS.IE, President      ' J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephone.46. '  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS  AT   FIDDICK  AND  LADY SMITH-Shingles a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers    ol���������  T Rou������li and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln  Dried  Flooring      and  Finishing    Lumber  in   Stock.  THEJONESHOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooor Table, Good Bed and Good Bai  (Half Block from Depot.)  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH  151  Yasler  Seattle.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE^  iOTlCE is hereby given  that at  the  s*.vt sitting  of   the  Licensing Court  he held at Ladysmith, I intend to  pply  for a transfer' of  lhe  retail  li-  e'lior  license     now held by    me     for  lhe       premises        known       as     the  Central     Hotel,      situate  on  Lot   1,  Block 20, Ladysmith, 11.C, from mv-  e*lf  to  David   11.   Davi.-s and       from  the said   Central   to  dhc  New    Vest-  rii   Hotel,   siluntc   on  Lot' f),   Block  8.  Ladysmith,  B.  C.  FRANK   BARDESONO.  Ladysmith, B. C, May and, 1905.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  [B. E. WALKER. General Manager   ���������     ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  :_. ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING! RATES:  $5 and under     3 cents jr  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents |  ������<    $io       " " $30...... 10 cents  ������    $30       " ���������" $50  15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C nadu of a Ch*r!ered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- points n tlie-U lilted -state*.  HKOOTIABLE AT A I-'IXKD BATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COM MERC TLONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of reniittin   small silms of mon*y  with safety and at sinulJ   -oat.  LADVFVJTH BRANCH  W.  A.   CORNWALL.   Manager.  CRYSTAL LAUNDRY  Leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM.  All work first-class at THE CHRY  STAL,  VICTORIA.  f  Best accommodation for transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar Is up-to-  date. Rates $1.00 a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.   -  Esplanade :-~: :���������: :������������������: >-: LadyBmifa  LADYSMITH  BAKBRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY.  BAKED  AND FRESH.  BREAD FIVE CENTS PER LOAF  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HAY, GRAIN AISO  FARM PRODIM  Orders  will   be  delivered   anywhere  in the. city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on tfie  Esplanado.  JAS. WARNOGK. .' ��������� ���������*���������** ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������**<>** *���������������������������*#������������������+��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ +++++,  DAItV l^MBR  F  ���������  x  9  M  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������+��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 4 .>������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������������������������*������+++*+  ���������������������������������������������  There is No Necessity  of seading away for anything    you may require iji  Hardware or Garden Tools  - ���������  We can supply y#ur want* in air  seasonable  goods such a������ Hoes,  Spades, Shovels, Ralcesj Lawn   Mowers,  Poultry netting, Etc.  Prices Always Right  PITT & PETERSON,  Duncan,   B. C,  DUNCAN  ESTABLISHED 1878  and QUAniCHAN  W.P.JAYNES  ���������Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise���������  AGENTS FOR���������The American Cream   Separator Co., Grant  Powder Co.,  and B. C. Pottery Company.  Also Manufacturer of all kinds of Feed from Home Grown Products.  Jzoutyalem  /iotel  DUNCAN  4 ���������_-__________________  STAGE LEAVES FOR COWICI-I4N  LAKE MONDAY,   WEDNESDAY,  AND FRIDAY.      MOUNT.  SICKER  DAILY.  PRICE BROS.,  Proprietors.  __!_-_-_-______ 1_.[ i    Quamichan Hotel  ���������o-  Headquarters   for  Tourists and Commercial Men  ���������0���������.  Keast's Livery &  Freighting Stables  -H. Keast, Proprietor  Stage leaves Mount Sicker at   7  a:m.,     returning,  leaves   Duncan  0  at 12:30 p.m., daily, except     Sundays.     (Specials at short notice.)  X   X   DUNCAN,   B.   C.   X   X  BOATS ON SOMENOS LAKE.  .    Splendid Fishing, Telephone connec-  1 tion.  FRANK CONRUYT, Prop.  -  , Duncans Station.  AN CASTER {mm  Fl'S  NEW  EBf STORE  Dredging in thc rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukoa  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  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 mart, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings'or bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan   River,- where  the  lessee may drcgdc 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 ;niles,  but where a person  or company   has  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10    per  annum for each mile of river leased  Royalty at the rate of 2_ per  cent  collected  on  the 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 of  twenty years, also renewable.  Thc l-sisec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars In the river  below low water mark, that boundary to bo fixed by its position on the  istdayof August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge ia  operation within two years from the  dale of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles' within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in the'Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  ength, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  (feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims are marked b$_ 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  K1SSJM.   AND   ULGCJNO   BUGS  FOUND     IN   SEATTLE  t-^'^*gc<sSTijj_ag  Pat iJey became inoculated by a  kissing bug i��������� Seattle at First Avenue and James street lately and for  a few minutes a small-sized not ensued. Women screamed and men called for help, while Pat grabbed three  women and planted salutes on their f j  cheeks. i$  Less than half   an hour after Riley '������  bad been siczed by two'policemen and '"  bustled away     to the police station  James Marsburg started hugging every woman     he met between  James  land Cherry streets, on First Avenue  !   Police     Sergeant heighten and De-  Ihc corner bf First Avenue when they  tective    Easson     WCiC standing near  saw Riley.   ne was very much under  the influence of lit,..or.  He espied    a  neatly dressed young woman crossing  'He st.ect.   As she stepped  upon  the !  sidewalk be grabbed     be, and before  she had -a chance to make a struggle  or cry 0ut be had     kissed her on the  cheek.   Before help arrived   Kilev had  kissed    two other     women who happened to pass at that minute.     Easson and Leigh Ion     caught, the kisser  and.look hint to Ihe patrol  box, just  across   thc street.   While   waiting for  the   patrol   wagon   Reily   attempted  to kiss another woma.ii.  At tbe police station Claud Ban-  nick, the clerk, who booked thc prisoner, had to keep out of reach to escape being kissed himself.  f Union  Brewing Co*  | NANAIMO,   B. C.  I       flanufacturers of the ^*______________  BEER  v 999999 9&9& & %  *     I *.nr^ n * ^    '" Bri*ish Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops  ******?99*������9****9*1 9**9*9999-99^  Miners' Drilling Machine!  Shipsmithing   in elV     its    Branhea.  Horseshoers and Genera! BJacksrnitns.  David Murray  Buller Street Ladysmith, 33   C  WE   NEVER   SLEEP  BUT ARE  THE BEST MEATS  -*  OPENED AT DUNCAN  Newest creations in Millinerv. Un-i- *    #    _��������� _  to-date Hats    Made and Trimmed I l^en   the res������t 7** **?      *  Order at Shortest Possible Notice,      larTdaim"  onlv *"* ������nU*  FLOWERS,      FOILAGE.   All    La-       7 7'  dies     cordially     i.-^ted    to inspect  SOLDIERS KILL TWO  JEWS  IN  LODZ.  Lodv, Mayr28.-During disturbances today in the neighborhood of  Asvenagoffue, soldiers "fired n the  crowd, killing two Jews. Saturday  night a workman who was ii_f.x\,.ri  for a-police spy, was -'tabbed t0  detain., Hie workmen are in. an upjy  mood. Many troops have arrived here  - m ._.  TRAIN HELD UP  SATURDAY  ALWAYS ON THE LO OKOUT FOR  IN THE MARK ETS.  WE ARE NOW BRINGING OUR CATTLE FROM EAST OF THE RO  OKIES,  YOU WILL GET THE BE ST IF YOU BUY FROM US.  (PANIMELL   &,   PLASEKTT  STFVONS BLOCK,  aAT/.t,R������=  -ADYSrilTH, B ';  Sfc-  Pau<.  Minn.,  May  28���������Express  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  Me-S������>ger  Laub  and  Engineer   Wil-  | - LADVSMITH TRANSFER CO. x ������  4  t  4  4  4  4  u  PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDHOUSEHOLD'    FURNITURE MOV  ED PROMPTLY A  ND SAFELY  StafcJe* in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  WILLIAMS AND WASKSr  Leave orders at   the  for  ROBT. GRASSIE & SON  GENERAL BLACKSMITHS  AN IDEAL TOURIST AND  HEALTH RESORT  HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY  STATION STREET,  2S  DUNCAN, B. C.  DUNCAN   L,v!ARLYEand STABLES  S. J. Hagan, Manager  ���������f    Freight ing a Specialty   +  prices Moderate  f;*st-class turnouts   of  rigs,   harness, horses.  HQTELSTRATHCONij  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.  SHAWNIQAN LAKE. B.C.  son  today  received $1,0G0 cacl  capturing  a man   who  held  up     the  -3_*SS_?_ W ������������������������?-?������  i'ukon Territory to Zttil������T   tl' ������*"���������?* b,own open the ������**������������,  Comptroller.    F P       ^     the   1���������   '     a*������������'-*Un������ ' ���������*   Pounds,  No free-miner shall receive a grant -jS. u i-IT "f "'j" ������f a malch  of more than one mining claim*���������   Z^^T*' k!,octodr the ro*������  ---������������������   ---       - ������ uu  senseless  with  a  piece of iron.  Tbe  ^^^^^4^,^^^^^^^^,^^^^^^^_!  Your patronage solicited  DUNC AN.i   B. C.  Telephone   in Connection.  ^^���������^r^i^-^r^^-^^ir^i-Wr-m- " ifr-*-il~fr-}������-^t-X.-  R. B. ANDERSON  HIGH GRADE BICYCLES  Hi  Pharmacist  BICYCLE AND GUN REPAIRING.     ACETYLENE  FIXTURES AND GENERAL METAL WORKING  Fine lines,  WATCHES,  CLOCKS and JEWELRY REPAIRED.  SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.  WHITT0ME  Oddfellows Block    ���������     ���������  ���������*-      ���������    ������������������    ��������� ���������   ���������   . ��������� Duncanv, B.C.  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  ���������hall  be collected on tbe 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_nii_ei'_ 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  aaine 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, ona  additional   day allowed  for every additional  ten  miles  or  tran-tim     th- I  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase thc 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 thc 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 fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Sas'kat  ������hewan River claims are either bar  or bench,  the former  being 100    feet  each separate river, creek or gulch  but the same miner may hold any  Inumber 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'inay 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 vttlue of at least $200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must be o.t&ined each year;    if  not, the claim *tail be.deemed to   be  abandoned, and    open to occupation  and entry by a Tree miner.  The boundaries of a claim may   be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices in    the  Yulcon 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 excee*  thrse times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover  oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery,  an  area  not exceeding C40 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,  *_.  robber was hound and taken to  Drtinimond. He remained unconscious all clay. This is the third  hold-up of the same train near  nearinouth.--  Gcneral Manager If.  J. Horn,     of  the Northern  Pacific,  todav received  the   details     of the hold-up as follows:   Northern   Pacific   Coast   Limited was held up about midnight two  miles  east of  Bearmotilh,  Montana,  by one man.    After orderine*      tit-  express    messenger  out  of the  c?<.,  Ihe  robber,   who  bad   25   pounds   of  dynamite,     blew the safe open     in  the express  car,   shattering the s'de  of the car and  blowing the door open.    After the  third explosion      the  robber     forced Engineer Wilon      to  crawl  in  the car ahead  of him   and  the messenger   to  follow Wilson.    As  roon as  they  were  in  the car,    (he  bandit  forced   Engineer Wilson        o  strike  a match.   Wilson saw Express  Messenger  Laub  ready  to  hit      the  robber  with a piece  of iron. Wilson  immediately blew the match    m ���������_.���������  the  express   messenger   .trick  rofofcior and knocked  him    enscless.  *  *  *  *  *  *  _������������ Superb  Tabic  Linens.  *������Sl^r'-r ^<?-__?  2fe������y__i  PROUD OF HER  Snowy Linen  Every  home loving  housekeeper  feels  the fascination of fine  IRISH LINENS  We are proud of our stock. ' ~"  Shamrock Brand  MAS NO PEER-IT IS PURE  Bleached Table Llnnns, 6a Inches wide, 75c. 85c. yard  Blsached Tabli Linens 7a inches wide, $,.i5 to *2.oo yard  Extra fine quality 88 inches wide $2.50 yd.  Table Napkins f-om $1.50  doz.    Shamrock  Table Clothes, bordered, a yds sq., $2.00.  axa i-j yds., $2.50 each.   Fine value  at  their price.   Round   Linen Doylies,   Lace  Border. 6 Inch 35c, o-inch 50c, i2.inch,  65c e.ch.   Sideboards from $i8.'up.  Have you our|catalogue?  WEILERBROS:  VICTORIA,   B.C.  5S������S_a______2������������  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  SEALED TENDERS addressed     to  the    undersigned,      and      endorsed  "Tender for Post Office ut Vancouver, B. (J.," will be received at this  office until Friday, June,23, 1905, inclusively, for the erection of a Post  Office building at Vancouver,  li.  (J.,  according t0 the  plans and specification to be seen at the Department of  Works,  Ottawa,   Out.,   and  at     the  Vancouver    Armoury,   Vancouver,  B.  0.  Tenders will not  be considered  unless  made  out  on  the printed  form  To Make Hard TLrs  Goad  and Guod Times    Better  Buy Your Meats FYoixi  iii o& if 1 ifflH 1 inhiiHi  NEXT DOOR TO THOMSON'S -HARDWWARE STORL  WE CAN SATISFY YOU  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  supplied,  and signed with  the   .cum!  NOTICE is hereby given  that at the  signatures of tenderers. [next sitting of thc Licensing Court  An .accepted cheque on a chartered    to be held at Ladvsmilh   I intend to  bank, payable to the order of    the  Honourable     the Minister of Public  Works, equal to ten per cent (10 p.c.)  apply for a transfer of the  quor license now held  for   the   premisses   known  retail li-  by   me  as     thc  -:o:-  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The  latter includes  R. P.RITHET,  of the     amount of the tender, must Kings Hotel situate *n Lot 1   Block  accompany each  tender.   This cheque ,97,  Ladysmith,   B.   C,   from  myself  H. O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  miles  or fraction.    The   1      ���������    ���������  fee for recording a claim is $5 j       '"gsmgs, but extends back to the  ������, DMOg ,i___ tz ������e<������ z;i:^:mms m feet * -������I������������, J;~.._'  ..  & Co., Ltd.  Pacific Coast   Agency.  ���������: :-"-"B.C.  will be forfeited if the party tender  ing decline the contract or fail     to  complete     the work contracted for  and will be returnod in case of non-  acceptance of (end,t.  The Department does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender.  By order.  FRED GELINAS  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, May 10, 1905.  to Palmyr Tassin.  WILLIAM JOSEPH.  By his duly authorized agent,  HENRY  REIFEL.  Ladysmiih. b.  C., May 2nd,  1905.  Ladysmith  Temp'e No. 5 Rathbone  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  2nd  and. 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. _a.  Mrs. Kate Tate, lecretuy.  REPAIRING  of  all  kinds  promptly  Shop on GatsUtre    et.  attended to.  Solicitor,  Etc.  Msjisy   to    Loan  1st Avenue  -lADYSMITH THE  3V"������  Y     LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  FOOTBALL AND RAS.KETDALL  TEA.MS   HOLD  MEETING.  The local      football clubs held     a  The English Derby Sweep closes on "meeung  in   the  Lhet-ker  Hub  raoms  Saiurday, the 27th.   Tickets $1.00 at   jesleid.iy  ai'leiiioon.    Mr.   W.   Sinip-  Slewart's. ' &011 \us in  the chair.   The proposed  " *   '���������������������������-��������� ���������-'-.������������������ ��������� (rip   (0  poitland   fair  was   the   sub-  A fine ranae or Mens' Straw Hats,   j^n^s t.rU1,e  to  the conclusion   that  all shapes,  at   Simon Leisei   & Co.,    jecl   UI((|e..  I|,s.aissi0I1)  ami   the  fool-  1^1'- j the  tiip should  be undertaken.    Vhe  L J    " iollowing     committee was appointed  'Robert  Bryden, chid  mechanic    at   1Q a>c..rUia  ,hc C(M iJest 1]iealls ot  Extension  mines,, was a passenqer up  from   Victoria  Ihis morning. \  iranspe.rlation     etc..     Messrs.     W.  Simpson,  J.   Adam, II.  Thornier,   .1  Cal. n:'ci,   J.   I'no,   N.   A.   .Moniion,  W.   10.   Morrison  r,,iid  .1.   Adam.  The   lontball   nieeliiig  then   .ul-oiiin-  W'ji'k has eiiiiimi'iiced on the li-lc-  I hone line which is to connect the  J.iimlier Company's mill with the  m.'iimgi'i s olliee Air II. Ward uas  cliai gc of, the const rue tion.  It.     is  iiiidcisU-od thiil   a petition  v, ill  hi*  made  a I   Hit* council   nun-ling  '.oiiit;Iil   asking   tin*  council   to ���������mal.e  Nome H-quirc-d iiiipio\tmc-iits  on I li.4.1 ' <-'d   and   ll.c   bas:.elballleis   assembled,  jjliccl. .Mi.   .J.  Attain   in   the chair.      After  .son.e discussion ll.c meeting came lo  t:*e conclusion Hut, providing ;u*-  laugcinenls could l.o nude for rejj.is-  teiing Uie team m the A.A.L., wli'uh  is m-tcs.--ji.ry, ;l hasl.et'.iall team shinihl  ulso   :.t* sent  110111  this city.  Tin- basketbalhrs are niakin piepar-  ati('i..s lo have iK-ts put on the I'avil-'  ion gieni, where Ih.-y will indulge m  oj-er aii practice. A*, riiiigciiife.ls art1  also l:i iiii; nude * with de N.uiiiinio  kisl.w ,|i'ler.s lor home and home enl-  door g.inits. j  .Mr.    \iiiiii',  seen t.iry  of   the    .������������������>-,��������� I  j  .club  re;i:csts   thai   all   people      who  have any club  property  in  their  jus-  session, reiiiru Ihe same ta uiin vnli  out   delay.  BOTH COMBATANTS  SUFFERED SERIOUSLY  appearing in The Ledger on Saturday  last remarked that Mr. .J. Adam had  lost his fo<c terrier, Ihat gent Ionian  has Regained his pet. A party at Extension, in whose care the do������- was,  saw the note in the paper and notified Mr.   Adam as to the wlierea'boiils  of the animal.  \  l.i;;!ii   ( . 11'as  Footwear  at  Simon  Leiser il*   Co.,  Ltd.   v .   TIIK  NANAIMO S ITT A TION .  IS   UNCHANGED.  Fiom   Nanaimo comes  word  by se\-  eial   L.olvsiniih   men   win*,   were   their  yeM.-id.ij    or   1 his   11101 niug   thai   the  conditions .-! 1 c      iiucluiig'd,   bill   that  lluiv is it li.'liiin; among tnaiiy or the  iiiineis      thai   Iht'H-  will   he  no  s-hul  down of 1 In* No. (I   mine, at least iml  nniil iheie is some  furl her discussion  of   the  mallei'  between   the  company  and  1 In*     inineis.    It is slated   thai  Ihe cos I   of  inin'.poLlation   over      to  PioUclion   by   laige  would   be about.  >:;().(Ill  per  day.  Asked  for a statement  of the company's   position   in   view  of  the  men  jcfiisiiig   the   alternative  measures already      made   public,  Mr.   Stockett,  ���������"manager  of  tin*  Western  Fuel   Company, ieplis.'d:  "What  is there to say?  As lud     -been   made public  already,  ���������the Company  lud decided   ilnl  under  the law coming inliK elTcct  vn -lnnc 1  I he   mine  could nol   l.e operated   profitably      and   had   ordered   il   closed  down.    AI    tho   request  of   the    local  management,     however,       Piesident  Howard   had  consented   to   the alternative   piopcwals   being   made.   These  being  rejected,     the   work   of  taking  oi.t '   the  pumps   will   begin   Monday  morning -uitl  by Saturday t No. 1   will  'be ..completely   sluil   down   with   the  exception   of  tlw  watchman.   "  Me.      Slockell   wa������  asked   if   this  .���������would   a I Ire I.   the' working   al   North-  field,      and his reply' was  that      it  Would not    There were,  however, only  a h.Liuliul   of  men  employed   there,  in   all,       not   more   Hun   fifty below   [    ,,-oi. 1np ^.^   )(),m Jo,u,s   t|M,  giound,   for  lliere was not.  vol   room , ,   .      ...      ,,  to  work   more. " ������cr  0,,"-'n������  ,lil>'      t,Prk   at  thc   A!v  'botsford  llolel,     has i:een talking of  taking a spell     off and bavin,*; a nip  This pas 1 .-.eel.  tlie date was set. On  ,,���������       , r    1    1 11 Sat.rdav     John  was around  l������iddiii������  Ihe game of clicckeis* plaved      on  1  Saluiday   night,   (l.e  2TUi   iiisl.,   be-    !-���������������  ������������������<���������***     ol'  11"-,m;s   good-bye,   and  l ween     teams   representing  Scotland    gra.'ily,     as  hi came the occasion, in-,  and     America  resulted   in   a win   for ,.        ���������    ,., ���������,     .,,���������,  ������������������ ������������������... ���������..,������������������. ,���������*,  loiining 1 hem     Unit, ye was goui_, en  for    a   .acati'on',*     the * first in   lluee  j e;irs/  Paris,     May   28.���������Intense   interest  has   been   aroused  here by  the news  ������hal  a naval   battle  has   been fought  ���������KMueen    the     Kussian a|K, Jap__esc  fleets.     Oiricial   and   diplomatic quarters are  without  advices,  most'   of  the   information   reaching   Paris coming     through   the   Associated   Press  despatches   forwarded  from   the   Unit  od Slates.    These despalches are prominently     displayed   ii.   the   evening  editions  of  Ihe  newspapers, and  are  eagerly ccmnu-nied on.     The Temps  reproduces      a despatch  fiom  Rome  saying   thai   (l,e   Italian   minister  of  marine,   Admiral   Mirabcllo,   has   ie-  cciied  a  cablegram   from   Chee   Foo,  giving a rumor  that a battle of    the  MONT VIOLENT CHARACTER  has Ift'n foughl, in which both com-  batanls suffered seriously. All ihe  newspapers display a tone of extreme  anxiety over the result. The paper  pais a glowing tribute to Admiral  l.ojrslveiisky'.s skill in preparing his  squiidiui vfor the final encounter, aud  lo his ardacity in taking the route  where* the .Japanese were (he slr.uig-  cst.  The, Echo de Palis' St. Polrrsburg  coreospoiidv-iif  says   that   a letter has  been   received   from   Admiral   llojrsl-  veiis'.v writ (in six  weeks :������go,       in  ��������� .'which  (he admiral said he desired (o  As a    r suit     of a short news item   ]Tacll  A'i.1(|jVostock   without  a  com  bat   if  possible,   but  thai   he   would  do  nothing -to avoid  an encounter.  ELEVEN SHIPS LOST  MA1MNE.  S.S. I'lincess May was in port,  with  conientrates this  moining.  U.S. Tiicolar sailed yesterday whli  a  full  cargo for San  Francisco.  Scloonn Snow and llurgess1, is si ill  loading s..el.ed coal for Ihe norlli.  NO PLACE  LIKE HOME  THE  SCOTCHMEN  PROVE VICTORIOUS  BY JAPANESE  the Scotchmen  who  won   by a score  of  six   to   four,   and   six  draws.   Following  arc   the iinliv idu.il   scene's:  Scotland  i\\ ins Draws  1 W.  G.  Simpson    2      -J  2 T. Gremmell 1      E.  America  Wins  .1   R. WillIMnshaw     2  2 J. McMiirtric        1  Ryan  E.  Mtilhol-  land  M.   Wood-  burn  .1. Gouilav  I  ���������1  Bathi'iig   Suils   and   Regal la   shirts  -fit Simon Leiser it Co., Lid.  PRESENTATION  TO  MISS L.   COBUI.N  In iccogiiil.iou of Iicl' lvii.'il services  .lo Lulu uiiiiiig the past. lew iiiout',.s  iMiss lolyji-ii was iJi'i-senled on Sal-  iirday nigiit by t.ie n.ciiiljei'.s of the  .Glee Club wjth a handsome* silver  "icii'-iet and fray. The club went in a  liody'io the Mayor's residence, where  Mr. II. Fulton, after a neat speech,  "'in which he expressed, the gratitude  of the club to ' Miss Cobtirn for so  kindly pr.u'liciiig uiie singers and for  ]: I ay ing llteir acconipanx'iiieiil.s for  ���������flit! two concerls given by them dur-  iiig the yeii.r, hiiiiili'd to her the above  mentioiieu   present.  As a.  pianist  Miss Cohiiin   is a  bril  liant  I erforiuer      and  her   playing  al  ���������the Glee Chil: concerls elicited praise  from all who heard it, and her kind.  Jifss is most descr*. ingly repaid by  Lliis-graceful  iribule fr-om   the dub.  Mayor Cohuru lliaiil-.cd the club on  b'hair of his' daughter, remarking on  Hi:* |)le;i.suie il ga\e Miss Cohuru to  be of assistance in Ihe cause of char-  ilv.  A \fv; pleasiinl even ing w;i.s spent,  rt.lic members of Ihe Glee Club ren-  Heiing in Heir r.siu! cipahle manner  ���������cliorusf":, duet.-,,, Koiig.';, etc., the merry parly   breaking up al  midnight.  Tsing, Tan,  May   2.������.-T!icrc is     a  runningriiiiiiiiig   naval   engagemciit be-  Uveen      Ihe    Russian and  .Japanese  Meets  in  the Straits of Korea,  near  the     islands of Kio. 'It is report til  that   ihe  whole   Russian  fleet   is  not  participating.  All   the slower vessels  have   si earned  around   Japan.      The  .Japanese losses so far are slated do  be      one  cruiser  and   ten     torpedo  boats.  CLAIM RUSSI \N FLEET  IS DISPERSED  London, May 2!).���������The Tokio correspondent of (he Daily Mail says  that, the Russian fleet has been dispersed; that several of Ihe Russian  ships ha\c been disabled, and that  the remainder are in flight, with Ihe  Japanese pursuing.  A   I5ATTLE  IS NOW  PROGRESSING.  A   bulb'tin-from   Chee  Foo,  dated  at noon,    May 28, says:   Private'telegrams    from Corca to. the Japanese  Consul here  state   that a  Wattle  was  progressing' yesterday afternoon at or  1 esti-rday " evening -john  otiiirded thc 1101 th-bot 111L tiain. lie'near the Korean Straits between the  had waited until the last, day ol the!main portion of the Russian squad-  week so as "to get special rates for | ion and the Japanese licet, under  his" rail way journey and with true com maud of Adniiral'To-go. Telegram  Welsh solution bought a return tick-'almost identical with the above bate  el., lie. landed at Nanaimo vest a-' been received and announce that a  evening at     eight    o'clock.   The fob  large'   portion of     the Russian xcet  special   is     self explanatory 'was  sighted'approaching the  Korean  lowing  Nanaimo, ...ay 28, (Special to The  Ledger j���������Please inform my friends  Ihat my vacation is drawing  to a close. 1 will be back Ihis eveiling. There is no place like hoine.  II   JOHN JONES  Straits Saturday headed for the chan  nel between Tsu Island and the Japanese coast.  Several Russian colliers were at  Shanghai at nine o'clock Saturday  night*  Private   * telegrams ��������� received  For Twenty Years  We have imported .''DECKAJULI F." dirrct, from ihe gradens in" As-  ram. ' *** - ~  Never  during   Ihat  lime have   we   handled another  packet tea.  Our order has been increased every year.  This i.s positive, proof thai our susloniers consider "DECKAJULIE"  the REST TEA on  the market. "���������������i_.._*  Price Always the same, 50c. lb., 5 lbs. $2.25.  W. T. HEDDLE   CO.  Williams' Block  Lndy; mith  ParticularGrooers.  Telephone  1  FATAL RESULTS OF A ; ]1{,n, rrnm  Shanghai  say that as. fas I  DCEL   WITH   SWORDS.   !  Iliitla  I'esl,   May   2!).���������Count   Stefan  Keglevieh was killed today by Karl  I lent*/, of the Peoples' party, in a  Muel fought wilh swords. The Hireling was live outcome of a healrcl <!! :-  cuss-ion in the chamber of ilcpuC- .  Keglevii li, who was wouiideil in . .<  region of Ihe heart, died almost i:;.-  mediately.  ! as the cargoes or the colliers are con-  tfunied  the vessels  were dismissed  by  E5KT"  |,     Just,     piclure  lei yourself a  Coal single or Double breasted,     liousers    wilh loop for  bell.   A      neglige    shirl,     a  si raw hat,' mid you have the  acme of conhr-'ss.  __w_MHH___^M___w__________M___B__a.  We ksep  a full range of  these goods    ,  DRYSDALE- STEVENSON  Co.   Ladysmith  for a  Get  one   of our   Bathing  ���������Suits  ONE   PIECE  SUIT       75c. _  TWO PlECJj'lO SUIT   SI.25  HOYS'  SWIMMING   DRAWERS  ,.  10 c.  A FEW -NOIIBV STRAW  HATS LEF"T���������GOOD WEATHER TO   WEAR THEM.  BLAlo AND ADAM.  FIRST AVE. &  ROBERTS ST  Ah Wing ft Bo,  Merchant  Tailors  Ladies' and Gents'  Clothes Aiade to  Order.  PERFECT  FIT  GUARAVi''*: M  LADYSMITH,   B.  C.  vessils' icporli-tl  siinl-. are  believe I to  have   been     cruiwers,   Ihe   reiii.iiiiing  one  heino   a repair  ship.  The  Otel and   Korodino aie  of   \:i,  5lfi   Ions   displacement,   each   heavily  armed,   well   protected,  and   designed  lo malic eighteen  knots.  They  incisure* ;Jifi7  feet   by li\  feet,  with iiii ftvt.  draught, and have i*ach a lofty "Sp"ar-  'dfci.,   hilly   ihirfy   above   the   water  iine,  extending  from  the  bow  lo  Ihe.  ��������� (���������u.'iifcr   deck.     Forvvanl   is   mounted  :a pair of  \'2~A inch guns,  in a- tiiirel  'protectcil   hy   II   inclK-s   of   annoutv  Anolhcr  pair  of   lite same  si/.e      is  inoiuited aft.    There   are   30 - other  guns "of   (he     inlerniediale   batlery,'  'and  the vessels carry two submerged  torpedo  lubes  and   two above water.  'A special   feature  of  the  vessels     i.s  their   vertical   longitudinal, 'bull-.headtt  with   11-inch   armour   niiiiiing^l.liiou-  ghout   Ihe.  whole   length   of   Ihe   ship,  at  a distance   of     nine   or   le*n   feel.  ,i'(om   ihe  ship's  sides  was  designed  jto localize thc  elTect   of a hhivv fiom  a torpedo boat.  A  FIGHT IS   REPORTED  j TO  HAVE TAKEN  PLACE.  jt St. Petersburg, May 28.A despatch  lo a news agency from Chee Fe>o says  that iirivatc advices'have been recciv  ed hy      the Japanese Consul there,  [slating that the main portion of the  Russian Bailie fleet engaged the Japanese squadron in Ihe,Straits of  Korea last night. ���������..  | A bulleiin from Tokio filed at .7.45  pm. says absolutely no news concerning the operatio-ns of the Japanese  and Russian fleets was obtainable  I here today. Newspapeis are held  under absolute leash and all telegraphs .and cables are icloseil,to press  despalches.  PECIAL  ~-!l  We,are prepared for these warm days g  and   offer   a   range of seasonable]  1 goods st actual cos^:price.  N   1  LADIES* SHIRT WAIST SUITS.  "    "   MUSLIN BLOU3E3  ' <'        DUCK SKIRTS  1 PIQUE SKIRTS  MUSLIN BLOUSES  i  Also a range of Children's Pinafores i  0 GinRham Dresses and White-Pique i  dresses at prices  that   will  please |  you. Call and inspect these goods.  a  SIMON LEISER & CO-Ltd.  GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  '.IAPR 1MET THE  RUSSIANS  i AND  HELD THEM.  I    Washington,      D.  C, May* 28.��������� A  despatch   was   received  at  the state  department   today   saying   that      the  Japanese government had" made   the  aiiiiouiicemonl,  that its fleet had  engaged   the  Russians   in   the   Straus  of   Korea,   Saturday,   and   had   held  them,    Thc  reported   sinking  of    .he  balth^-lirp   Horodino  i.s  mentioned   in  a dispatch  received  at  the  Slate department 'today  from   the consul  at  Nagasaki.  The      belief  in   naval  circles       in,  Washington  is  that  the  Japanese re-  .soiled to a frre use of their )���������   *.r.!o  boats  in   their  attacks  oh   Ihe     t..-  self od   Admiral   Rojestvensky's ��������� cct.  The  Japanese   have  a lar/.e     -m!i*i  of  torpedo  boats   in   llieir   'ivt.   " .'  Ihey demonstrated   (heir effectiveness  in   the operations  around   Port,    Ai-  (hur.     Naval   oflicifc's   beie   ' ���������"', ' <  cvpress "-'the opinion" Ilia I.  il.  vyn-s  un-  . l'ikely that stifh serious losses  as those reported could liavcT been  inllictod  hy  ordinary gun" fire.  NOTICE.  From      this (late   the  undersigned  vyill   not.  be. responsible  for any   indebtedness     incurred except, on       a  written order .sigmed by'the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.   I,  EXPLORATION &' DEVELOPMENT  CO.,   LTD.  Non Persona!  LiabiWI.y.  Victoria, H. C, May l-Sl.h, lfKlfi.  Ladysmith Boat Duildin;  Latiiifh and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built,  to-order and Repaired. Spoon'oars a  Speciality.  HARR1JP  AND  HAYEDN.  I'.OAT     IUilLDERS.  NO SEtTLEMENT YET TN  TEAMSTER'S   STRIKE  Chieagio, Ills., May 2S.���������Nothing  developed loelay to indicate an early  settlement of (.he teamsters' strike  which has been in progress for nearly two months. That the labor unions arc of the belief that the fight  will be a long- one was elenionstrat-  -ed at the meeting of the Chicago  Federation of Labor today, when arrangements were made for holding a  strike demonstration on July 5th.  At thc meeting today the strike sil-  uation was discussed in all its tie-  tails, and the sentiment was Ihat  the teamsters should continue the  fight until the seven express com  panics offer -some sort of />. compromise.  With  seven   t.-hotisanil   policemen and  deputies detailed  on strike duly,   Uio  employers  declare   tlmt dining      the  present  week  (hey  will   be abb      to  ���������(lp.nioiist.rate lo   flic strikers that any  furlher  conliiiualioiCof   the  light- will  be   suicidal   lo   Hie   Teamster.;'    I'n-  ion. -Today was one of    t* i(iiiplesl,  since  (he strike-  began.  W. G. Fraser  MerchantTailor,  (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  s. w. P.  means  SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT  Our" Spring   Slock   has  just  arrived,   and   now   is u good   time to    paint.  Covers more  and  lasts.'longer   than any other  Paint on the market..  LADYSMITH HARDWARE* CO., Ltd  Charlie    Dunn  MERCHANT TAILORS  <g������Z%Z~.- ���������������������������������������������-.' ���������'������������������.;  NEW    SPRING   AND   SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  ������������������'Charles Dunn, of the above firm,  v isits 'Ladysmith every Sunday for the  purpose of   taking, measurements and     seeing'customers    personally.    May  he seen at  the  Hotels.    We  guarantee all stock and  a perfect "fit al    the  'lowest possible rales.   Suils  from      $1.5.00 up.   Pauls  from $1.00 up.  All  Hand-made. ��������� .-������ ----  Rojesl vpnsky  ' rone.  and    returned   to  En- :  If you want a good cup of tea get  li  SALADA"  The most  delicious  40c. and 50c. pDimd  At Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.      - ���������   TELEPHONE-C-7  REPORTED RUSSIANS  LOST FOUR SHIPS  Washing-!on,     I). O., May 28.���������The  American  consul  at  Nagasko  cabl'es  the State  Department that  the Japanese have sunk, one  Russian battleship  fenir  olher warships, and a  re- I  pair ship,  in  thc Strails of  Korea,   j  From   information   which   has   been .  rceived  in   Washington   today,   it   is  Ivelie.vpd     that    two of the  Russian  ships  reported   lo  have been sunk  in  the,   Straits   of  Korea  by   the   Japanese    are   the  Orel  and  her  sister  ship,   thc   Borodino.    They  are.  battleships of 13,000 tons,   Three other  JUNE 3rd  at 2 o'clock p. m, at L. Hanson's groc ery,  RE A LEST ATE-  I IRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  -RENTS'  COLLECTED  DEEDS,   WILLS,   MORTGAGES,   CONTRACTS    AND -AGREEMENTS  DRA WN.  JOHN STEWART  P. 0. Box 268  CONVEYANCING-  NOTARY   Pi.nu.ic.  CLOCKS  BARGAINS CLOCKS  ||      Jest reie*.i,(.(l     a shipment- of alt kinds of clocks that we will clear ,-]  j5       at low prices. " : . i-    . p-j  I      KMillT   DAY   STRIKING   CLOCK ;.::       $:i.n:i rij  I EIGHT   DAY  STRlIKING   CLOCK   (with   alarm   nit ached)     $:���������:'. a 11 ^  %     REPEATING    NICKLE   /, |...\ RiAf CLOCK '     *|.;r> l||  ";     RECILAR   NK'KLE   ALARM   CLOCK       Jl;'0 |j  a ALL  THESE   CLOCKS    VRE     FROM      THE  BEST   AMERICAN ������  J FACTORIES*, AND   ARE    . fJ  ARANTEED      TO      KEEP      GOOD  % TIM IO.  Nanaimo  WHITE SWAN SOAP  GRAMOPHONE DRAWING  SAVE YOUR  COUPON--. -���������  Next Dravvinir at Lftdysinilh  B.FORC1MHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,   OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    X   X   X      Ladysmith,   B. C  Dr.R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All  work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Fresh  CHOCOLAETS  OYS BAKERY  1st   1 venue,   - - -  Lad/smith  y

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