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Array /vUG4-l906     %\  VOL. 2,  WEDNESDAY, ^AUGUST 2,   1905  =^  I' ������;  PRICE   Fivfe**088l������. B'-S^  ���������~ -V^. --r-w*-  SISTER STATES AT  LOGGERHEADS  Louisiana Enlists Services |of Naval Brigade to Protect  Her  Citizens  An Armed Invasion From Mis^  sissippi Has Offended the  Dignity of the State  . - New Orleans, La., Aug. ,1.���������Thc id Mississippi     has five armed boats  Nations between tlie stales of* Louis- patioll ng  the  coast  to" prevent* fish-  ianna 'and  Mississippi  have  reached onnen  from hteakiiig  through  .   .the  an     acute   stage.  From information quarantine  lines." --iTheise .vessels';-aj^e  .that-hr.s come ito hand thc dignity a|Kn assislcilj b^������ thc,^Uniled'States  of the 'state of Lojisianua has  been rcVeiulc     cutler "Wmona.  The. naval  "offended by an  armed  invasion  from i *,  ������/ '    '"   ," ' '���������   - Vw.  uy -brigade vessel  Stranger, draws .   too  in rich water for  service in that -vici-  'the sister state, tand_JMs_niornwig  Governor Blanchard comimnicalod  with -the captain, of the naval brigade which" has '*' fully equipped .gunboat, with /a view of having it dispatched to the borders to protect  Louisiann& cili/ens from further indignities.  nity,. but alight draught boat will  Jic impressed into "service armed with  a howitzer or two and manned by  oflicers fi om ' the brigade; and will  be sent out to prevent further ������"ag-  Kiessious. r.       '     *i    "^  EPIDEMIC OF  HORSE CHOLERA  (*  Chatham,, Ont.,   Aug.   I.���������An  epidemic of horse cholera of .a very  se-  * vere type .has broken our. in  the vicinity of  Amlicislburg.    Already   2:V  horses     have succumbed ��������� to thc dis-  ease and numerous other liorses  are  - affected.   Farmers; and  horse owners  are becoming alarmed and have asked the Dominion government to  investigate     with a view  to checking  the disease. ,.. .       '      :  1  BRITAIN'S COAL  SUPPLY  London, August I.���������Questioned fui-  thcr in the House of Commons today  on the reports of purchase of a coal  aieg in South ^ Wales by aGerman  syndicate, Premier Balfour agaiiii*taa  ted that so far as the go\emment"  .was aware there w������vs no German syn--  dicate Jit treaty ft'r -any area containing steam coal used by thc British navy. Should the necessity arise to prevent any foreign syndicate  obtaining control of such an area, he  Raid'tlie" government would .propc so  a modification of the law debarring  foreigners from holding real property  cons dered ..ccessary for the defense  of Great Britain'1 or for (he interest  of the army or navy. Tt was an-  ^nounccd in London July 15th that a  German syndicate -had pin chased at  $1,250,000 the Whitworth estate near  Heath, in the south of Wales, covering six thousand acres of virgin  coal- lands.  , o  YELLOW FEVER RECORD .  ���������"..'"���������-'���������'.IN NEW..  ORLEANS.  New 0rleans, Aug, J..���������Followi-ny is  the yellow fever record up to 0. p.m.  Jtfew cases; .42;   total  cases : to vdajte,  346; death's today, fi total deaths to  -  date, 68. ' ' .    .   ,  Rev. W. and Mrs. Sehl it-liter were  passengers on the noon train' lo Nanaimo.  TH.UUSEI  NOW FAVORS  PRIHCt CHARLES  Copenhagen, 'Aug. -2.'���������-Since 'his "arrival at the Danish court-,. Emperoi  William appears  to have become con-.  .vinced  that  there is. no,, hope jol __ a  prince of the house of' Bernad6tte>'lJ&-  comrng king of- Norway.\^His Majesty  now  fa.v'ors  Prince-"Charles*     oi  Denmark.    Ife is quoted as saying:  1 "'Mr Prince' Charles- 'does not      -become king,  Noiway  will be a republic.                 ~     ' *'       ;  ���������* '        '"-- 6'- ������������������ " "��������������������������� v  ��������� Vancouvei   building permits for July  total   t.lSH.nOO,   an  increase. over  June of 1*57,700. ���������'     "     ''  SAN JUAN UNDER CONTROL 0[ MOB  Longshoremen Strikers De  .   fjr tne Authorities  Savage   Filhts Ensue and  Many People are  Injur d  (Associated Press Despatches)  Saii Juan, Potto Rico, Aug. 2 ���������  As ah outcome of the, longtshoi emeus  strike for an increase of wages to  25 cents an hour, which has heen in  progress for a nionth, tl������2 greater  part;of San Jauau was under control of a mob between seven and I)  o'clock  last night.  The  mob, 'in  which there  were   1,-  000" armed    pci'sons, dug  up  paving  blocks .and stouss and with them and  "othei     missies,   ���������*-.,hed   .iroujru     ic-  streets fighting the police, ��������� who were  armed -.with rifles, and fired scores of  shots,  but mostly  in  tlie air.    One  person   was  killed  and   there   were  140, injured and  taken  to  the hospitals, jthrce .or four of whom may die.  At, 8'"o'clock/ while the  majn   police .force  weie  engaged  with     the  "rioters,   another  mob,   maanly   composed of'young men and boys, threw  stones at the arcligiits. with tiie result' that nearly- the entire city was  in total darkness all night.        At 9  o'clock the mob sought refuge in   a  disreputabieitdistrict' in. which- there  were no police.. 'This^district,' -however,  was sur founded, by" the" police  and    mounted', squads  patrolled the  citv for tlae^remainder-of tlie night.  At midnightc.the^ police" force, number ing about *���������'. ������>000*, '*!������*- *^������' s**u%" -  .tion under, control;;1'Reinforcement's'  are' expected today I The fioting was  preceded by intermittent disturbances Which, however, were not serious.  /   .  ;' "        i���������o      *  s   : *> - '  ���������*Mch J. Howie,*solicitor^of Vancouver, is a guest of ~Mr. and' Mrs. VV.  J;. jWats0n. .    .  ������. ��������� r i    U n i m  ^Schooners re truing  from  up coast  WRECKS CEIL WITH DYNAMITE  And After Firing at Jailer  Puts a Bullet Through  His Brain  Supposed   That His Wife  Furnished Means of His  Destruction  ADVENTUROUS PASSAGE  OF MINNEAPOLIS  (Associated Pi ess Despatches)*.  Seattle, Wash., Aug. 2.���������After .dynamiting the county jail and entirely wrecking his cell in hopes of effecting his escape, Jack Chesterftel I  at 4 o'clock lhis morning fired siv  shols at the jailer who attempted1 to  restore older in the cell, and il'en  sent a bullet crashing into his rain  The wound, it is thought, will auve  fatal  Chesterfield  was  lo  have  born  la-  ken to the penitentiary this morning  to      servo  a, three-year  sentence  for  criminally assaulting  a young  girl  The would-be, ja.il bird had two revolvers in his hands and fired at  anyone who approached him. He  was completely barricaded and was  able to icct.������p thc jailors at bay un  til the fire department was called  out and his cell flooded, i It was not  until the man was standing in two  feet .of water that he gave up fand  shot   himself. .-  Game io Iho last breath,  he.never  left   hi.-;  feet,  aud was taken leaning  against his c-dl,   though a leaden "Irul-  leL"-luul torn a hole through his head.  ��������� Chesterfield   was   serretely  married  in the jail three weeks ago.     Since  shen     his"*wife has been given unbounded freedom  and  it  is  believed  that she abused the confidence of the  officials      and  supplied   her  husband  with  what she thought would  Lo his  means     of  escape,  but  which  have  proved  to  be implements  cf  self de  st ruction.  'Late last evening tlie Yale lock, on  the man's cell, was foiind..-lo, 1*4, so  worn that the, door could be swung  open with a little more than owli-,  nary   pressure.     This   was   remedied,  She Was  Obliged to Run  Down   a Fishing  Smack  And Ran Over Submarine  Wreck in Mid  Ocean  (Associated Press Despatches.)  New York,  Aug.  2.���������Two collisions  at sea, one of which snapped  a pro-  lellcr  blade,  were  reported   by    the  steamship  Minneapolis,-which  anived  today   fiom  London.    The  first  mishap    -cx-curic-d     in   a perilous   poiii't  made aiound  the Minneapolis   by another liner,  a tramp steamei   and >   n  fishing smack Saluid-iy,  July  22,   in  (he   English   Channel.    Her commander,   C'al-t.   Thomas   F.   Gates,   said  that  his  steamer   was   wedged       so  tightly      in  the   trap  that  his only  hance was  (o i uu  one of the other  alnps     down.    He those, tho  fishing  (smack as the least dangerous     and  struck      this  boat   a giancingv' blow,  which ���������cairicd  away   part of her rigging   but did  no  other   serious .(lam-  age.  Two-days later Cap!. Gates believes ���������   the Minnesota ran  over a fragment     of  a bubmarine  wreck,  early  Monday   morning   while   the passengers  weie asleep.   The steamer shivered as from a shock lu her hull, .-.nd  one bla^le  of  the  propellor  snapped  off.    Passengers  were awakened   and  ran on-deck in alarm, and the steamer came   to a stop.    After  some   de-  'ay,  however,  she' proceeded  on   her  way.  BUSINESS MAN  IS  AN   ABSCONDER.  Pan   Francisco,   Cal.,   Aug:   1.���������Allan   Howard, for many  years a business man of  this city, devoting hirn-  .*>ell chiclly  lo thc loaning of money,  is  an absconder.- He"returned       to  Honduras so'oral days s,������jo'from New  Orleans.  Me  look  with him  all   the  money he could  rake togethei   from  ihij various  investments of'his clints  which,    is     thought  to* approximate  1-100,000. The news of. his .flight was  received   by  his  wife" in  a let ter dated. New-Orleans, July-27th, in.which  he said      he  would, be in Honduras  when it-.was received.   H������ added that  it was either flight or suicide. It had  been     suspected for some time, that  his     business    affairs  were in bad  shape,  and recently-hej was arrested  by one of hLs clouts on a charge of  felony and'Ciniuc'/zftjiiicnt.   \Vhcn\How  ard ii-ft tins -city ho\ said he was going to several interior towns to look  after some chattel mortgages.  points .report that bash fires -we rag-   and it was  not  thought  that    "any  ing     all  along   the- coast.^ So  far,     0ther plan of escape had been made  however, the smoke has not become ,    <r-wo saWK worc ais0 [0,���������ui ,u    t|R.  dense enough, to interfere with navi- cell.    The  dynamite,   it  is   believed,  gation. The  most  serious  conllaigra-   was     concealed    about  his  clothes  tion  is  that at Port  Neville,   which   Three moie  sticks of ^dynamite were  began about ten days ago.    Only the   f0llIKi   m   tiie cell  this  morning,  fact that   there has not been  much |    dies ter field has kept good his word  wind so far has saved  the valuable    that he wouW uever be taken to the  limber tracts at Jackson Bay, a lit-   penitentiary  alive.  tie further south.   The fire, .however,,,  is     steadily creeping down towards  them, and 'unless rain falls soon it is  hardly   lilely   lhat   they   will   escape  destruction.    So  ���������"������������������r,   many   millions  of  feet  of valuable standing   ti'nher  have  been   burnt-up,   together  with  much of lhe camp' outfit at,Tort Neville.                        - -       -  O���������r z���������  FIGHT UNTILL JAPAN IS CRUSHED  Czar  in   Reply to   an   Address  Approves Recommendation  to Continue War  Will   Not  Think of Cession pf  Territory or Payment of Indemnity  London,    Aug.    1.���������A  despatch   to    city. Baron Kamurn spoke briefly, re-  thc Times from  St.   Pelersbuig says   framing    fiom    any allusion   to the  PAY   CHINA  August  2.���������The  CUMBERLAND.  (From  the Enterprise)  On  Thuisday evening a dance  given in" the Cumberland Hall  Mrs. Wilkinson'by lier friends on the  occasion  of  her  departure lor Nana/-  was  lo  SHIPPING  REPORT  FOR JULY  FROG   DISCOVERED  DEEP* IN THE EARTH.  The latest natural  attraction      in  Medley  is  Fraser's. frog, say,s       the  Gazette.   It was iriug out of the gravel ten  feet deep, when  the cellar was  excavated,-   and:   has   taken   up   its  ���������abode    in;    a little .puddl's on  Scott  Avenue formed  by leakage from    the  water   tap, - mid  from  this  platform  it discourses frog;-music.-every  evening.    It is Medley's  only ' frog,    and  lhe, .question  "How old  is  Ann?"  as  a'brain  twister isn't in  it with  that  ���������discussed   by  lofal- naturalist-s     and  ANm.  Telford  was  among- the  pas- 'geologists  in  arriving   a,t  the age of  semgeis on  tike noon- train to Nana-   |-*inlay  Fraser's  frog.- "  imo.    ���������, .   -The'body-of ��������� t-he .late T.  H.   Robin  son, pf the Medley'Liimlwr Company  river gang, who was V "> ���������'��������� 1 'the.  Similkameen river on Sunday, July  li, was recovered on Friday last,  being.round in a log jam about three  miles below Bromley's.  Geo.  Fistcher was  in this   ��������� i ty   on  ousiness this  morning.  He returned  to Nanaimo at noon.  DOG WITH COW-LIKE HOOFS  '..- A dog w th hoofs like a cow is  owned by DanielBrown, and is a  cross between a shepherd and a span-'  iel. It was purchased by Brown  from Miles''Dickcv,. a Panhandle cn-  gineer, three years ago, when a pup,  Commissioner Woodbury - ot the .de-  par tnient.,of street cleaning tells this  anccdoite of a friend ,.\yh"o was.: wallo  irig through Central Park the other-  day.    Being in somewhat of a hurry,'  W. E. Cary,-of Heuston, Texas," is  visiting his brother, Mr. Geo. Caxy  of Ladysmith. The brothers had not  met before in 22 -years.  o   ..     .    .  Mr. H. Gordon, from Nanaimo, is  in the city today.   o    ..-,.,,  There is  nothing new  to  be learned  about,  the situation  in Nanaimo  today. Parlies  from   that   city  yes-  teiday expressed the belief that, the  company would not be able to get a  sufficient  number of applications for  work, so  that  they would not     attempt to; open; the Brechin mine, at  th s time/   '-   ���������''4  '    ffl  '.-;A burg-lar got a'way with $20' of a  lawyer's money hi Vancouver last-  week and the police were called in-.  Many a client... is burglari'/ed by  some of the.lawyers of the,Terminal  City and the policemen never take  the cases up.  McLean Brothers armwnce tfhat the  Midway and Vernon lire'V-will build  20 miles of road starting at Midway  this season. Next year, they state,  the road will' be completed through  to Vernon.  BARLEY CUTTING  COMMENCED  but not until., recently did,.thc hoofs  he started  to  cut across, the grass  grow on its feet, and the owner is. at  a loss   to     1 now how toacccunt for  them.     The growth has .appeared on  all four feet and is as hard as a horn .  When the dog walks across the board   SI'*LS-S   IS  floor of the,   saloon where it i.s kept  there is a sound like..the pattering of  a-,.-.couple, of V children with wooden  ���������shoes.���������Indianapolis News.  at one place, but  was stopped  by a  fiel-d of ].arley 0n his farm west  Park     policeman,  who. vem6nstratcd  with. him... .'.-'What', difference, does  it  nia! e?''   as!"e:l the V ;w   : -re.-r ,r. ' '. he  half  dead./'nny.vay.   :,Syro.  inr'ig-  f:.'i-ie  vez had a sick" friend : would  an'  if     it  is?"  res pouted  mint  guardian  of  the  -ence..  an   if  "Wisinipteg,   Man.,   Aug.   1.���������Wa-Hfcce  Bell  commenced  cutting  a sixty-acre  of  Portage  La    Prarie  this      monvimg.  Barley cutting   is  becoming  general  in   Portage  Plains.  The  $50 ���������. license orr cigarettes  is  not reducing the number of licenses.  Last year     54 licenses were issued,  had that   number  has  already  been  yez be takin' a.walk on    his stom-  issued up t,o the present,  acq.?."..;.* :' !':    ���������;'-'  The following report of shipping  for the month of July was handed  to The Ledger by Mr. Conway, the  custom house officer.  Cleared   coastwise,   CI,   tons   register,   9,317.  Cleared foreign, 30, tons register,  10,510,   tons cargo,   19,923.  -as -* xok-jk x x y * * -  SPORT  )**f---*v----^--af^^  LACROSSE���������  The clubs  of  tli3  Canadian       Lacrosse     Association arc  to lie    congratulated  on   the   immunity  of their  players from  serious accidents which  so far     they have experienced,  says  an  Eastern exchange.    From  presc-n  appearances it would seem that the\  will  be     able to get along  without  having  to  add  to  their  list  of players.   In eight matches played during  the  past  two   months,   of   the sixty  players engaged only one man,  Marshall,  of the  Toronto*,   has  been  injured,  so  that he could not play in  the  next   match.    This   record., goes  to show that with strict oiTicials'.iu  charge .-of the games, lacrosse, strenuous  as it is, can be conducted without serious  results  to players.  Mos-t  of thc rough work is due to the laxity of the "men who'act, as referees.'  THE OAR���������  A Toronto despatch says: Tom) Sullivan, ex-champion of England, who  rows Eddie Durnan on the bay here-  next month, for $1,000 a side, arrived in Toronto yesterday. Sullivan  who   looks  fit,  and   Dpiran  will    row  nno. She has been visiting" her  mother, ��������� -Mrs. Nicholson and friends,  lice for live past month. A most  pleasant evening's amusement was  provided and Ihosc present enjoyed  themselves until the wee sma' bonis  of morn. Mrs Wilkinson left on Friday morning for her home in Nanaimo  In the .course of a few days Roibcri.  Grant, M.P.P , will launch a pleasure boat at his camping giovncls on  Roy's Leach, when'Miss Lillie Grant  will break the wine and christen the  boat, sending the miniature oceal  liner forth on its message of manr  happy hours to the owner and his  friends. ��������� N  The launch is 2C feet long an-T far  and - one-half feet wide, and will  stand any sea met on the lninyw.v>  es of the Gulf. She will be tun 1 y $  21 horse-power engjfne of most incident equipments and supplied wilh  gasoline fiom a small tank in fi out  of the/boat. She has a seating'capacity of about sixteen, an.l win infilled up with cushions and ieasy chaiis  will be an ideal  lititlc pleasure ci aft  Mrs.  Samuel Davis,  who lus been  sick'for thc_,^_ast twelve  mouths, has  now      almost     recovered   her   usual  health. . "    '  The carshops at  Wellington are to  be removed to Union Bay, ^.ud    Mi  Fowler, the supennteiidont, is  ha\ing  a site cleared.  Some person or persons broke into -the. Wellinigton Collierv Co.'s of-  fice.'.on Thursday night between 6.30  p.m. and fj a.m. and helped thi*m-  selves. The company are now going  to take extra precautions and place  ir n bars across all windows, as  this is the second lime the oH'ico  has  lieen   broken   into  lately.  The handsome check of $111.50 was  handed " over  to   the   funds  of Holy  Trinity     Church   after  all   expenses  were paid.    Come again '.Pinafore.  ������������������''Birth���������On  Thursday,   .July 27tb, to  the wife-of F. Mcintosh, a-daughter.  Birth���������On  Friday,   July. 28th,      to  the wife of Robert McNeil, a son.  IhaL another Imperial telegram, ev- peace conference,  en more warlike than the Emperor's RUSSIA, WILL NOT  leply to the Orenburg- Clergy, appears in today's Official Messenger. SI. Peteisbiirg,  The Emperor, replying lo an address Russ, the Novoe Vremya, and o-tlier  from Khabaiovsk, heartily approves representatives of the Russain piess  the recolnmcndation to continue the to.'ay counsel patience for thc brief  war until the sneray is crushed, and, inlet\al l.efore the meeting of the  above all, not to think of cession of peaty pltnipolkenliaiies, and dwell  territory or payment ol an indem- on the futility of attacking men  "'ty- of sttaw before itvis definitely known  St.  Petersburg,  Aug.. 1.���������From     a  what    terms the     Japanese propose,  member     of the Imperial  entourage    The Russ says:     "M   Write has defr-  llie  Associated  Pi ess leains an     in-  teresLa'ng'tact,  showing how quietly  inepar������1 ions weie made for thc meet  ing   between  Emperor  Nicholas   and  Emperor  William.    Though   the German     Emperor had  been exchanging  telegrams    with    Nicholas   for  three  days   l>efotc the. meeting,  the party  on    the    imperial yacht  were unel-  lightened  as to  their nature, and retired    on  Saturday  night in   ignorance  of  the forthcoming event,   Dur-  nig   the  night ErnreLcr William  personally  ordeu-d   the  course   of       the  nite instructions as to what demands  will be absolute,y unacceptable and  will know what course to adopt if  such demands are presenled*. We are  ignoiarit of Japanese proposals, but  will l.now what they are 'in a few  days Meanwhile     let us   wait."  Discussing the supposition that a  corn hi-, id tion of the powers might be  formed to evert pressure for the mod  lfication of extorsionatc Japanese demands, M. Neialofl, the spokesman  for thc foreign office, declares thai  Russia ne*.er would be the mover of  advanced no     claim IV compensation  losses     sustained on account of  yacht to be changed to the eastward        . ,     ���������, , ������������������    ,    ,  When the surprised guests noted   the S"Cb  d projec1"   C]Un*'  h������ Said'  had  new diicction  of  the yacht  in       the  motiiing,   Emperor  William   jovially ifor  broke   the  news   that  he  would  dine hAlancllllUa     ���������-������'"���������E thclhcatre of war  with   the  Russian   Emperor,   that  ev- aml n0 such claUns would be consid"  cn-ing, | cred  if presented.     M.  NeratoiT said  Dinner was nrcparcd  on  the Polar   AK w"w������'s Powers were greater than  Star,   the    Russ-an   inipeiia]   yacht,  iM- 'vVl11e     ''ad slated and were oqu-'  but the Holicrt/.ollein* failed  to arrive ���������va,cnt lo a     ful1 1,ower *' a*'torney-  on  time and  finally'Empcioi   Nicho-' Nevertheless, 11. Witte, he said, had  las  and  Ins pmty "dined  without- the  bmi ���������������s(l**jcted     as to the ma\imir.u  expected  guests.  New York, Aug. 1���������Russia's senior enftoy to the peace conference  soon to be held at Portsmouth, \\  II ,   "Seigius   Witte,   with  his   suite,  ol concessions, and if the Japanese  demands exceeded these there would  be nothing to do but to break orf thc  negotiations. The Sviet aiso declared that China is without standing in  should ieach "New York about three torn I regarding "Manchuria damages  o'clock! tomoirow afternoon. Ihe em-J and Russia never will pay for the  incut Russian is a passenger onboard) privilege of shedding her blood in a  the Noith Geiman Lloyd's steamer ! country to which she was called by  Kaiser Wilhclm dcr Grosse,  which at  IheRoxer   outrages.  midnight reported by wireless that  she was thin sixty miles east of  Nantucket   Lightship.  Seoul, Aug. 1.���������The heaviest raina  in 30 years have r.mured and the  Tumen   river   is   Hooded     The  Rus-  \ reception was held in the Nippon suns, who have been holding sc-m'i-  cluh toni-glif, in honor of Baron Ka- permanent woiKs south of the river,  nun a, "Minister Takahira and Paxon, ha*, o been cut off fiom Vladivostok  Kane\o   by   the   Japanese  of       this 'and   aie unable to  n.treat.  SLUGGERS ACCUSSED  OF AWFUL CRIME  to  ���������4-  .CHARTERED  TO  CARRY   Ll/Ai'-***'**-  The Br i ti sh 'ships Com 1 i eban k and  Deccan have been chartered to ?>oad  lumber at Chemairms. Yhe Coinliiv-  bank, a-bard, commanded ay Capt.  George, and the ship Deccan, Capt.  Gab, are both coming from 'long.-  kong. The Antofasgata and Admiral  Togjethoff are also en route io ���������'���������ho  mainus from '\ntifi:'1ga.t-a, ar.d tho  Swedish bark Trifoliu-m is on her-  way from East; London. The British  ship Saxon loaded with general  vi.*r-  Chicago   Strikers   Supposed  Have Put Ex^army Officer  Under Cruel Torture  Chicago,   Ills.,   Aug.    1.���������Apparent;   i ty.  evidence   that,   labor ��������� sluggers   main-       U'' ^as found  by a. friend wander-  tain   in  Chicago  a place  where  sysre-   ing   aboui   near   Union   station        at  mafic ��������� torture  is  meted   out   lo  these   Canan      and   Adams streets.    Physi-  wlio   incur   the  displeasure  of       lhc    cuius   pronounced   his   condition   such  sluggers has just c0me to light     in   that   he  may   not   recover.      Marks  the case, of William  N.  Wilder. | all  over his  body  show  that  he had  Wilder  was  fnrmerly  an  army ofli-   been bound  with  heavy cords,  ccr,  and  at   the  time of  the    recent!    Wilder   is   an Englishman   who  saw  teamsters'   strike   was   cla.im   agent   service  in   the   American  aviny,  and  for   a. Chicago   package   express  company.    Me disappeared  July fith.   lie  was held captive  three weeks,    then  held a coiiiinissioi;' as second lieutenant, in the regular army. He is a  hold,   outspoken   fellow   of   37,    who  set at liberty half starved and so ' gloried .in his ability to take care of  da'.cd that he has not becn able to! himself and defied pickets or slug-  give a coherent account .o'f his captiv- j gers  to  intimidate him.  IT. M.  SURVEY  SHIP  EGEUIA.  J.etters received  at Esq ui malt dur-  'ng  the Past  few  days, and  prior to  the sailing of TT.  M. survey ship Eg-  eria   f.vr      settlement,   points   in   the  Gulf arohipclUgo,  are taken, by nav^l  folk  as   indicative   that   this   venerable  survey      emit���������now  said   to  be  scde  rc-nrcsenlative-of  her class     in  the British navy���������will not be disposed of  to the government of  Canada,  which   has   recently   assumed   the hy-  is  fully   due,   being   now  out,   ir.itiy  chandis-e for Victoria and Vancouver j drographic survey work hitherto efi'i-  doubIeUat������ the kCw Westminster re-1 160 days from Liverpool toi Vicijv-| ciei.tly performed by the royal navy,  uouiwe  ar.  tne   w   > ia Jt is expected by the men or       tlie  gatta later in the season. ia- -  Egeria, in view of the latest letters  from "home." that the Egeria will  re-com.mission at Es-c-Vimalt early in  lilbO (probably in March), hcr crews  going home and coming out via the  C.P.R., and the ship devoting herself during another year to the com-  tiguous waters, to which she lias  been assigned during some time past  This is said to be necessary in order  that the 'series of charts given to the  Egeria for correction or verification  may be cleared, the work being now  under the special supervision of tho  London board of trade, instead of  the naval department. mtUSSm  "fevta  UAfLY LEDGER  IHE DAILY tOGER  published   every day except Sunday  B*        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY'.  Oflices,   Ladysmith aud  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ���������0 cents  a month;    $5  per  year    in  advance..     Advertising rates on ap  plication.  "WEDNESDAY,  AUGUST  .11)0.'  Cllt IU'll AND DIVORCE  Tlie di\oue quest ion is still occu  pyiug tlic attention oi Cliuichmen iu  England, as the following iiom f  London p.xl'ei, will show.  The  Houses  of  Laymen   of  the pro  \in<e   of   C.iiileibuij   and   Yotk   met  in   lomt     M'ssion at. Church House,  Wpstmnihter,   wheie   thc   (-ucstion    of  rcmairiace  of  divoieed   pei sons  was  discm-scd.    Chancellor   I*.    V.   Smith  bioughl   the   mailer      forward,      his  million  bi'ing almost,  identical     with  Dial   submitted   to   the   London   Hio-  ccs.ni   Cciiiference,   which   will  be      iu  I be   recollection   of  our   readers,  providing that the En^ish inarria||p l)ft\\  niigh'l,   to   he so  amended   as   to  pie-  clude  the re-marriage  in  Churcli during   the   lifetime   of   thc   other   party  to  the divorce.  (a)   If   a party   has   heen  divorced  that   li      i"' lu.inu..'������������������  of   ������uilly   pal t-   getting   worse and   wor-e,   the Case-s   j  lis in  ������lunch  during   lb.* lifetime   of   repotUd  -were showing a lanumtaM-e  Uie oil.1 part? sho.ild be absolutely foi bidden, and he would go logically to the JuithLi step, and say u  sueh inarnagcs took place .in a ciUl  legistiy the parties should be denied  the Holy Communion. Ills pioposal  with lefeience to the innocent paity  was rhat (here should not be tlie  same absolute lefu.sal, but that ihe.  mat lei should be left to lhe conscience of the bishop of the diocese  and .the clergyman  of the pai isli.  Mi.   W    P    Fullagar   (Manchester'")  mo\ed an amendment   to  pieclude ie-  mainage in  chinch  of anv  paitv  di-  \oieed   dining   the  lifetime  of       the  othei      paitv.     A.s    to    the   alleged  "lmidship"  on thc  "innocent   paity"  Mi     Thornton,   at   thc   London    Diocesan   Conference,   drew   ar.cJinewhal  louching pic line of the hardship of a  young   and   innocent   girl   heme,  compelled   lo   main   a man   of evil    life,  fi mil   whom   she  was  <-(i>n  olligrd   lo  sepaiale,  wiihoiit   bung able to *,.u  ty   again.     In   all   s. l lousin ss,       was  such   a case   of   frr,,j!enl   oct in rente"'  lie siibmiltod  not,  and   furlhcr,  that  in   circles      in   which   unsa'isfvaclory  marriaics  we-ic,   e.las,   most   frevptent  there was- a sad  lack of  that   perfect  "iiinociiicc"   which   alone   could   pro-  jierly  e-.'cite   lhe sympathy   oi   claim  possilil.' help.    Who  was  to settle or  define  what  was  meant   hy the word  "innocent1?     .\s   alawjer,   he   knew  friends   adjectives   and   ad\crbs   were  to them,  and  he conjured  up  visions-  of  many  diflicullics,   if bishops     or  clergy  were called upon  to say  wh  increase   in  the  applications   for   di  vorce       Air.  /<"   C.  Holiday seconded  the  amendment,  Mr     J.   P     IIargrea\es   (ChtsU-x)  said,  whether they considered     mai-  nage soluble oi ms-oluWe,   tliey co*i id  nc\or  imagine that   it   was   possible  for   the  innocent   party  to  keep    all  (he mariiage vows after  his spouse  had  been guilty of adulteiy.������(No, no)  Well,   would anyone get up and  say  that   an   innocent party "should keep  a guiltvj   wife in   the  house?       The  whole  question   was   a terribly  " sad  one    Mr.   J. Trevartlieni (Rochester)  said a statement had heen  made outside   that of 500 .undefended' divorce  cases   within  a given  period,   neatly  all were due to collusion.* The Direc-  toi of Public    Pn seculions  in  1SK t  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our customers  arc always  pleased  s.nd  that  false sweating seemed Tike.'widh      ihe   wall   and  ceiling   papeis  a licensed  practice in the coui(t>        jthey have selected  from   our charmingly  varied  stock,   as  well as   with  LADYSMITH AERIE    NO.. IM, F.  y ' ��������� i.."',-"'  O. E. :-: :-\ ��������� ���������-���������" A *-t}k  Meets In tbe "Opera House 1st an*  jjid Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President, B Forcimmer;_ W������rthy  Secretary, C H. Rummloge.  DAY SCHOOL.  Unual subjects taught; ^also'. Jaa-  guages, drawing in.<peuciL and 'crayons, paint ng in oils aadj water c������l-  ots, pianoforte aud vocal tonwi given in classes er individually." ������������������'-'.  MISS BERTRAM, -  lAdysmith. B. 0.  Canadian Pacific  On  a di\ isioii,   the  aniendmcnt was  defeated by H(l to 23 votes, -and the  resolution! submit ted by Chancellor  Smith v,a. (then c.uuc-,1 by a huge  maioiity.  on account of his oi  her adi:.ltry;;and   ther     a certain   person  came  within  (It) 01 the other party (except  with ti'ie consent of the bishop of  the diocese and tlic incumbent of the  parish in which the re-marriage is  ���������sought.  As thc law stood, he said, a clergyman might be called -upon to publish tlic banns and to solemnise 1he  marriage of tlic guilty or innocent  parties to di\orcc, and he was  bound to do so, with the except am  that in the case of Hie guilty party  lie might icfusc to perform the ceie-  rnony, but he might not retire to  lend his churcli  to another /.-hr^yman  the  ealogoiy   of  an   "innocenr    per-  And now the '.uestion agitating the  Vancouver tour Is i.s, "What is a fixture?". It is in reference to a building which the city - caused to he removed and decisions since give the  ground to Dr. Carroll:  Mr. Robeit Cassidy, K. C, for tho  cily, is continuing that if Dr. Carroll  wants the building iesl<!\d he must  do Ibis by n.'.'ans of-aiil'lher-action-  and not by a motion in-the action  which has just been concluded. This  is a preliminary objection, to Mr.  Macdoiicll's application! '.Mx: Cassidy also     holds (hat the- build,ng -was  the skillful-way our workmen   hang  it.    General approbation is given our 1  interior  decorations. May  we  make  up an estimate for you?  Under New Managment  Hotel WHsoii  tadysmith Wallpaper Depot} Nanaimo; B' C.  McKinnell &Woodbankj  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE  willing   lo  do  so. His   proposal    was j a T)i\orce Court  and to have Uie law  that   the   law  -shon'lr!   be*   so amended ' of  divorce   in the  land." .Things   were  Newly fitted np and  Furnished  son in the true sense of the word. Tn not a fixture, as it-consisted of a  his opinion, neither bishops or cler-I square of logs doveta led at thc cor-  gy could havc the dispensing power J ncrs and'not in any way nailedor  which it was suggested should le giv- j spiked down,. There was a verandah  en  them.    Let   them  consider    what    jn    fl0nt     resting ��������� on., posts and nol  fastened othei wise to-them, and thcrg  was a kitchen behind *'uilt of split  cedar slakes amd pole rafters, also'  merely resting on posts. The pr</bf  Icm for the court to decide is whether a building of the above description is a fixture cr not.   -  The matter came up in Chambers  before Air. Justice Morrison, but was  adjourned t|;i Thursday, when it will  he heard by Mr, Justice Duff, who  will . be the local Supreme Court  judge during vacation.  enormous pressure would inevitably  be hirought to bear upon the clergy  who were called i������**on lo decide in  such a case. A relaxation of this  kind might also have the effect of  encouraging IkuI marriages. The  Church should set, lir-r face as a flint-  against the re-marria^e ot^divorced  pei sons.     It  was  bad enough  to have  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLAND  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  HOTEL DOMINION  \  Board at reasonable  Kates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  Fop Expressing  Light or Heavy Teaming    ,  Wood and Bark for Sale  t  BUGGIES   FOft I1TRK ,:���������:   :���������:   See J.  KEMP,  or leave orders      at  Transfer Stables  FIRST AVF.NUR  ���������PHONE fi-0.  "If you go any deeper," said the  paffent bald-headed W-nn to the mosquito, "I'll smash you.'-". .-��������� .  "If'you do," sang Ihe tormentor  warningly, "''vowr blood will be on  vour own head.",. -     .-,-,,,-.  , r     >  ���������"RateB |1.25 uridyl .50���������  Free bus to. all steamboat landings an-  railway, derota.   Electric car* every tiv<  minutes to,all parte of   the eity.   B.4>  end (able unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C.  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly Fiiat'-ClaM.  Conimeicial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIPTICKETS  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points  AT/LOWEST RATES  A.LL tlNES   REPRESENTED.  For- Sailing Dates, Rates and ful I  information,  o  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot1)  GATACRE   STREET-  -Ladysmitli.  ...Dealer s la  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladysmith, B.C.  $  YUEN  Merchant Telilor  x  Ladsymith  <ffl      W  B.  C.  TMG CITYT^KJRKeT  R. Williamson Prop '  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  ^^^^3^sss^sssss^^s^s^s^^^^is:.^^^sssse^^i  tevrsz&i  1  ���������ufolie Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers  uf  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR.      have for some time  pa*1!, been niodueing flour in a   vastly   improved   and   purified  form  by tlie aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising the public that any unauthorized users of the electrical flour purifying processes will lie prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company limited  ro the only    millers in Canada whose   Flour i������  purified by the electric pi'ocess  HILBERT  If  of  ���������r  This   Hotel   has  renovated.  HOTEL-  Bar  Supplied   witli  the   Best  Liquors and Cigars.  -eon   completely      Hoard  and  lodging ?1.00  ; er day.  PRETORIA  Wines,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  The Farmers  Done Promptly and  At  ������3  ;.-���������*   ���������->      1  The coriifortable way  EVERYTHING   THAT'S.GOOD IN  TRAVEL IS YOURS IP  YOU USE-THE  . ,    -.i,-.3i   t.l      ~?   ;'.OI2    '*  I  Overlands  Daily  I  jHENKVS NllRSfRIES  t  NEW CROP-  Home Grown &.  Imported t  GARDEN, FIELD  and FLOWER  -   {SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .hododendrons, roses,  'greenhouse and hardy  j PLANTS.     ,  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  orf less.    Catalogue free.  ���������8010  Westminster  Road,   Vancouver.  Passengers can -leave 'Victoria daily  at G.-ir* p.m., or 9 p.m., where close  connections, is made to all points  East. . ���������  . i  "Famous Flyer" leaves Seattle 8 a-m  "Fast Mail''  leaves Seattle ... 8 p.m  2 NIGHTS TO ST. PAUL.  3 nights to Chicago.  { 1 NIGHTS TO NEW YORK.  SHORTEST  ROUTE TO ALL KOO  TENAY  POINTS.  ACROSS     THE    MOUNTAINS    IN  DAYLIGHT.    ,  on or-address  S. G. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  ��������� G.W.P.A.,. 7������ Government st  -Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  ���������rt  Are You  Going East  Geo. Roberts   X  Prop  1st  Avenue  "then be sure your  tickets read   via  the  LINE  TJie only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  ajnd /MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the Pacific  Coast.  j i THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  iSINEST 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   J gent,  m 2nd Ave., Seattle.  HOTEL " LELAND: ',  (T. JY Wellman, Prop., .Vancouver.)*,  One block rrom C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovaV  ed and re-aiodalled. Rates ^2 .per  day. Corner Qranville and-Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1-4..  TICKET OFFICE  Cor.   Government     and   Yates  9t3.  Victoria, B.C* 'j, '  Trains,        .1  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  One of which Is the famous "North  Coast Limited,.1';  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issuer! to all points East . and.  South, also Pullman tickets issued ,  and berths reserved.  Excursion rates now in effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  rate $11. Only directline to  Yellowstone P'^rKi -  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. . Very low,rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For further particulars call or  write the office.  8C Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass.,Agt.  ,   : THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  Pi^rK^Pi^-Pi^<9i^r������i'ii^V^  i  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORBS.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT LMN6ST0N,  dinaral Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager.  *fc-i^'������-#iW-i'**^-WiMfc#^^  W. SILER.  general exfress and  :     deM������ry  WORK PROMPTLY DO* ���������"���������  i  Leftve orders at the Abbotsford.  UDVSMITH SHAVIN6  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  :_:_:' Best in the City :���������:���������J  ,  ���������������������������**   *i  RATES $a.oo PKR DAY  SAM������I.e ROOMS'  BAR SUPPLIED WITH BBSi  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  HOTEL  BeatMoompdationia town.   Splendid huntiuy; and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIB. Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  bt i  LIVERYi BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.1  DAVID JOHNSON  * <>HONE 6^ LADYSMITHf*  II  ��������� *.'  $!  *'���������  ��������� i  m  *  *  *  tt  WM. MUNSIE, President A. W.  COBURN, Man. Director  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith Lumber Co  Ltd.  RILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH-Shinglei; a Spfclfcltjr.  ���������Mannfacturers    of���������  Roii^h and Dressed Fir and Cedar. Lumber, Laths,  . Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned sad K|la Dried Flooring     and Finishing    Lnmbec la   Stoek.  o.-j. i..  ������.  tHE CANADIAN BANK  QF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  .    .        HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS A  '.���������������������������������������������:.���������������������������; ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING BATES:       : J.  $5 iahduhder.......................    3 cents .-'���������  I Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  ; ,���������������������������������������������������*    $10,      " " $30......   10 centa  v;      ������.:$3B   ,   ". - -: $50......   15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C  nada of a Chartered Bank  j (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking point*;   il the United Mate*.  '��������� .,    , MSOOTIABLB AT A FIXKP RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC  "���������.' LONDONv ENG.  ! They tor*n an excellent method of remittin   .small sums of.money  With safety and at small   ;ost.  LADVF-VJTH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL. Maaager.  BOOTS  AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.1'^v*.  i Repairing and ualcing to order   *  rpeclality.     iThdriAS MQ^WAN  '1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  LADYSMITH BAK6RY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KIWDS NEATLY.  BAKED AND FRESH,  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orden taken for Pastri������s to ba delivered at any time.  Employment Agency,  A. D* CARLTON,  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  Phone 'IVUin *I5C.  C.E.LANG  General Agent  Victoria, B.C  ��������� Best accommodation tor  transient  ind permanent hoarders and lodgers.  or And    hoteI  This new Hotel has heen comfort-  aMy.furnished, and. the bar is up-to-  d������,te..,,.,Rates.. $1.W a day and up-  w ���������.rds.  ,;  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  fe>lla������aAt -X '������< :>������: to* Ladysraltk  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARMoR0DUCE  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lewdest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on tko  BspUnade. DAILY*LEDGER  Plan*, Specifications and Detail! fuinishefl for all kinds  of work in the CARPENTER  Line  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, - 2nd ������ve, Ladysmith, B. C.  ������������  ������������������  ���������������  ������������������  AND  Its   Great   Resources  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water- Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  BATTLE WITH CANCER  The l.attle against cancer is one  conniuuidinJg the sympathy of tlie  whole world. .Tire third annual meet  ing of the Imperils 1 Cancer Research  Kund was held at Mar thorough Douse  and the President, the Prince ot  WaLs, was in the chair. Sir William, Churcli, K. O. 13., gave an account qf th'e investigations. The additional data \vh cli had been obtained coirTiriried the conclusions arrived  at last year     that cancer was  ii  CALEDONIAN"  ,   No part of British Columbia today offers so many advantage to the  investor ds do(fi VANCOUVER ISL AND. \    ' .  Its vast and varied natural wealth has never been as'yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has never been1 promiently laid  Leads Them    All  W QUALITY  :o:-  before tbe .public.  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD . -  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  IP .$.;���������  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  RJP. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :-: :-:   -: ._: ;_B.C.  not     associated,    with the-peculiarities     of diet,     climate,  or mode of  life.    On the     othei. hand, the impor-  (ance of    the ages at ,  which cancer  appeared     had aoqiuired - greater significance.      The experimental  investi-'  gatron had yielded   lesults of remar-  k*able,     signilicance, raising questions  in connection  wilh  cancer  which had  not been    'suspected     before;* thus it  had been possib.e  to Peipetnate mal-  jgnant n;ew     growths tluough-succcs-  si\e    generations of     mice in such a  \\fiy    that (he    cancer cells had appealed   to>     be gifted   with power of  'perpetual  mult plication   in  favorable  circumstances.     This power was not,  however, manifested at all times and  under all     conditions.       The results'  which     had    been obtained in     mice  pointed      to   the'     necessity  for  yet  more closely studying the process-of  cell   multiplication,      for  in  this'-'ab-  nquiial      proliferation   and  reproduction of cells appeared to lie the clue  to the solution of the mystery.    This  property     definitely separated cancer f  from  the     known   infective diseases.  In conlirmantion of this healthy mice  when kept  lor     long pei iods iu_ association  with mice s'jffeiing from canter, had not acquired  the disease. A  large amount ���������   ol  experimental  woik  had    also   been     done in connectn m  .with   the    treatment     of malignant  growths.    The ' action of the normal  sera upon    cancer cells     njulsi'de the  body  did  not     pie\ent thcii  giowth  when transplanted into the body, but  .subjecting   - them  to tlie immunising  serum actiorr s^had in some cases deprived    the     cells of     the powei   of  growth, although     no definite action  had yet     becn onsen ed  when an immunising     scrum     had  been injected  .into   a mouse  suffering, from cancer  The action of     ladium and radio-active solutions had  been carefully studied,  and  there     was no doubt thai  both nt times exeifed an inxiience on  the growth and  development of both  normal and tumour tissues.     No e\i-  dence.     however,   had vet     becn obtained   that     radium  emanations had  any     selective     or spcr i'al action on  tumour tissues,  whilst  thc amount of  radio-active    solutions     nceessaiy to  produce any action on. the tissues far-  exceeded     what   could    be in I rod need  into the body with safety.  V  | Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO,   B. C.  Hanufacturers of the  Lager Beer  J    ' ]  In [British Columbia  and Portef  Guaranteed Brewed  I ai ( 111 c'i*n Malt Run Heps  ���������t.  *  *  4-^.^+-*H'4-**H*^-*K'-^  Its land, when properly cleared,   will grow-almost any product of the  soil known to man, ' ��������� i , ' ' ���������   "   '  WHEAT VEGETABLES,  -       OP     -  ,  OATS  APPLES.  PRUNES  RYE  ALL   KINDS  PEARS  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL     FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  -.   ' - .'       *"        .- -   *"��������� /* .  The Canadian Pacific Company will  adopt' a literal land  policy,   and  them will be disposed of onreason-  tht     1,500,000 acres controlled     by  ble terms to actual settlers.  'I-i-.  Government lands can be secured    and     money can be made by those  who desire anew home in  a country   possessing the  BE5T CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi   th, will  supply  any  information  obtainable  to those  who. contemplate   a visit with  a view ot investment  if  conditions are found as ad vised-"  Is the centre of the. great coal mining  inhere hundreds of great colliers come in  each  year  district;     a beautiful. Harbor,  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE     LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  1 s  VANCOUVER, and will continue to  grow in importance as the Island is  developed.  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION'LANDS IN MANITOBA -THE-' NORTHWEST TERi  KITORIES     AND   THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per "acre for soft coal and (20  for.anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired > by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate,  of ten, cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be' collected on the gross output.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and' over' and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining'location.  A free nisei's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years,- upon payment in advance  $7.50 per annum for an .individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company.according  to capital.  A free     miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by  marking out the  ���������ame with two legal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded within  fifteen     days if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, una  additional- day allowed  for every additional  ten miles or  fraction.   The  fee "for recording" jx claim is $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the .claim each year or paid to'  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase th** land  at $1:00 an acre.  Permission may,; be granted by the  Minister   of.    the Interior,   ta   locate  claims containing iron and mica, also partnership  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an | ing a fee of $2.00  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10  ./per  nnum for each mile ol 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.  The 1-ossec-s'right is* confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that' boundary to hs fixed by its position on the  lstday of August iu the year of the  thc date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge ia  operation within two years fiom the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for.  first year     and     $10 per     mile for  each subsequent year.; Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  e������gth, measured on tlie base line oi  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 hy two legal  posts, one at each end, hearing 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 bald a free miner's oarti-  ficate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet iu  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the paity ordinary  claims  only. "*:  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at J^ie r������to  of two and one-half per cent, on Jgie  alue of the gold shipped from   'the  ���������fukon Territory to be paid 1*     the  'omptroller.  Mo free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      on  each  separate river, creek or  gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims iii  by filing notice and pay-  A claim.-may    be  By ine     redistribution .scheme o'ul-  Jined in  the resolutions' uf which Mr.  Gerald Bal-four has giiveu notice, hays  Public     Opinion,     Ireland will sillier  a net loss of twenty-two seats, while  England      will  gain  seventeen seats,  Wales  one and   Scotland  lour.      I'.oi-  oughs with a population of less than  L8,5i)0  will     cea".so to exist as separate constituencies.        Bury  S(.   Ed-  munds,  Durham,  Grantham, and Pen'  iyn and  Falmouth     will  thus he extinguished.       Bath and Ipswich each  Jo.ses one menqer,     while Manchester  gains three, West Ham two, and I'ir-  mingham,' Bradford, Bristol,   Croydcn  Leeds,  Le cestc'r,  Liverpool,  Ncwcas-  tle-on-Ty'ne and   Sheffield     one each.  The five new seats for London are allotted to Battersea and Wandsworth,  Fulham,   Hackney and   Islington; and |  and in Greater London- new boroughs  are carved'but in East Ham, Ley ton,  Walthamstow,  .   llornsey,  Tottenham  and Willesden.  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at shore  notice.   Drill  Sharpened   by  us  a)  .s handled and repaired.  in  elV     its  ways gives satisfaction.  Picl  Shipsmitliing    in aJ1     its   ^raritie 8  Horseshoers and Genera!! Blacksinitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    ~   - Ladysmith, B  O  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT  is where  tbe slaughtering     ������������  done locally?    We are ,not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send ua,  and     can   .GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND CLEAN  PAN NELL   &    PLASKEJT  STFVENS BLOCK,  OAT/.cRc  3Y:-J"_;T  LADYSMITH  WHAT IS A BABY.  . A London paper offered a prize for  thc-best "'definition of a ha'jy. The  last one of the endowing took the  prize:   '  ;       "  "The bachelor's ' horror, the mother's treasure, and thc despotic tyrant of the- r most republican, household. ".    '< -   ���������".    /  "The morning caller, noonday  crawler and midnight bawlcr."  "-The .Only precious  possession  that  never excites envy."  .}* '.''The latest   , edition  of humanity,  of which every couple think they possess the finest copy."  "A native of all countries who  speaks the language of none."  "A few inches or! coo and wiggle,  writhe, and ..screami, filled with suction and testiivg apparatus for milk  and automatic alarm to regulate sup-  uly."  A, thing we are expected to kiss  arid look, as if we enjoyed it."  "A, little stranger with a free pass  to the heart's best affections."  ���������+���������������������������������������������-���������+-f-���������-������������������-���������^���������*M->-^ ,  *  LAC/SMITH TRANSFER CO. xt  PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDIIOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV-       1  ED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  Stables in-the rear of the Lad3'smith hotel.  Abbots ford:  Leave orders at   the'  I wili-iavis \v>  r \~, { : r  ENGLISH  OAK WARE  These silver mounted English oak goods are  rich in appearance, substantial in character and  give excellant service.  v<r-T?>?-vve-*-<^';-7;teti=5/  General     Broth,  of    the Salvation  Army, js back in     Ens-.laml from his  Australian      trip.   Twenty    thousand  acres of lai'd-were given him in Australia lo   do wjhat he pleased with.  2S>  %������mmm������yj?  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The ' patent .for.-.a mining location  shall.provide for ,the payment of a  Royalty of 2J per cent, of the sales  of the pf oducts of the location.  Placer-   Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T.,' excepting the  Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 It. square,      entry fec?f>, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  <:hewan River claims are either  bar  or  bench,  the former  being 100    feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The latter includes  bar diggings,'but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power-, is used, claims. 200 feet wide may  be obtained. ...    _  Dredging in the rivers "of Manitoba  ���������and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Subscribe for ami read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C-  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well.supplied and is in charge or  JOS. PELLIGR1NELLE  'Territ-tgy���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term af twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Iaterior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed     or bars of the river  below low Water mark,, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or bench claims,  except on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where  the  lessee may dregde to high water mark  each alternate leasehold.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  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  abandoned and another obtained on  the same creek, gulch or river by giv-  ng notice and paying a fee.  Work must be done on a claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has been  done must  be obtained  each year; ~ if  not,  the claim >iAil 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 lo 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 exceei  thrse times the "breadth.'      -  .*'  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactbr-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding G40 acres, including the  oil jwell will be sold to the prospector, at; the rate of $1.00 per^acre -ar.:'  the remainder of the tract reservci"  namely, 1,280 acres' will be soU  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to loyalty at such rate  as may be specified by orderT-in-cbun-  cil.  JAS.  A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of  tho Interior.  Department of the Interior, v    .  ?������*t  Serf  SYNOPSIS OR CANADIAN NORTH  ���������WEST MINING   REGULATIONS*^  ���������Coal���������Coal  lands   may  be  purchased' at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  $20  for   anthracite.   Not  more, than  320 acres can be-'acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten. cents per ton of 2,000  pounds    shall      be 'collected  on   the  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free minor's certificate is  granted upon payment, in advance of  $7.5.0- per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100. per-annum-for  a company, according to capital.  ... A ��������� free miner, having1 discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. Thc fee for recording  a claim   is   $5.00  At least $100 must he expended on  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $,*)0l) has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the dand at  $1  an'acre. ,  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of '2\ per cent on  the sales. *  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may. obtain two leases to dredge for g-olrt of five, miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of thc Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have .a dredge in  operation .within one season from the  date of lhe lease fo-r ..each five, miles.  Rental, $10 per annum Tor each .'mile  of river Iteased. Royalty at the rate,  of 2i per cent collected on the output after it exceeds  $10,000.  W. W. COltY,  Deputy of  the Minister  of  the  Interior.  v  Oak Salad Bowls, best Quality, silver  with servers, like cut,  Oak Butter Dishes with loose linings  Oak    Biscuit Jars, Three Styles 83. JO, -I-5O tliul 500   cadi  Oak ���������- Li'quer Frames, with 3Bottlcs $S.50 aild 12 Ciicll  plated mounts, complete  $7. 5o each  8.J and  3..50 each  PAlNTlNa,  Work  done  properly  and  at  prices.     Shop and   residence  iu  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E. SMITH, Prop  YELLOW  FEVER  SITUATION  IN   NEW ORLEANS  N<eW      Orlettirs,     Au|g.     1.���������Litrtlp  change characterized  the yelloe ft" er  situation  today.   Oi the five new cas-  e.s   mentioned  in  the official  report of  "the city  hoard of health in thc  preceding    2-1      hours,    only   three  are  above Oanul   street   in  widely  sepal'- j  a ted districts and  traceable to    the)  original zone of 'infection.'  H.'.O. MILES  Con tractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of all  kinds  prompt'!  attended to.    Shop on Gataere    rt,  m. a $ i>m  Solicitor,  Etc.  Money  to  During the June examinations at  Belgrade unipersily a professor saw  live boys buying cakes in the campus,  lie bought one and found that, like  thc others, it contained the solution  o.f one of the problems  st. Ave.fiue  Loan  LADYS.MIT  Ladysmith Temp'e No. 5 Rathbonu  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's haU  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. m.  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  n  ���������  Meatmarket  LADYSMITH B.C.  ���������"������������������v.* --'it-' -  *H8   BASL1T   IKnftfiU  LOCAL ITEMS  ^mn  ******  ^Mw������**^M^������wffa^ti^*;  ���������^aBBaMiijafcw"^^  FOUND.  On  First Avenue on  August   1st,  a.'  biaceh-t'.    Owner   can  ha\e  the same  l.\   calling at   the postolhee,  ulentif>-  ing lhe aincle,     ar.id paying loi   this  notice.        ii  Aid    Beveridge  went  mo on   the neon  train  ii])   to Nanai-  "tfrs. IT.tru-y of Vancouver, ar-  inc, a holiday' the guest of Rev. and  Alis. Rowcn.  -The camping season   is a very 1 ng:  one   lhis  yeai.   Some   families   nave  been  out  si\. w<eKs or moie, and intend  staving   another   month   n more  if thc  we.ilhei   lem.uns  waim.  ATrs.   (Br )   Daws,   of Nanaimo,   is  in Ladv.sinilh  I oilay making ar range-  minis 'to biiuft  hcr   IT M.S.  Pinafore  11-oupe      lo   lhis   cily   to  gnc   two  mollis'   peifoi-niaiues  dining  the week  after p.iy-d.iy.  AT TllK ABBOTSFORt).  Ti. f!    Cany.   Vancouver.  -J.  I,   Mclnlesh,   Wininrc*';.  K.   K.   Pii-'Ser,   Victoria.  E.   Caiy, .Houston.  IL II. i'l.iik",  Victoiia.  I Ian y  Smith,  Duncans.  The present propiielor of the  Queen holel, Desire llemy, is ad-ver-  tising foi a, tiansfcr of license from  himself lo Lr^pold Lejias. Mr. I.epa^  is the oii^mil owner of the furniture, stcck, etc, and is now to ������is-  yimc charge.  Dr Bier, who arrived in town yo**-  tcidirv was obliged to return to Vic-  toLia' tliis moining, receiving an  in go 11 summons from lhc capital bv  wuc. The doctor desncs Thc Ledger  ilo announce <nat be will lie in la-  ilvsmith .main lomoiiow to fulfill  all erig.igemeiils.  "*.   When  in ired of stationaiy en1! at  Knight's  bookstore  and  he will   U\'  to till your wants..  A large ci owd of (lunch of England Snnd.iv School children 1-eft on  the moining nam for .Mi. Potter's  ranch, near Chemainns, al which  p-.acc llreu annual picnic .is to take  place. The e\cursio.ii was in charge  d the Rev. P.owen and the Suridnv  School h.-iclieis, and no doubt a very j ollv day will be spent by tbe  holiday makers,  rived in town yesterday and is spend-  DUNCANS  TOWNS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  ,   DUNCANS, V. I.  A small ,ai?a has been laid off  at  in town lots which are no w offered  LOW PRICES AN D ON EASY TERMS.  The future  of  the  Cowichan      District   and   Vancouver   Island  will   exceed  expectations   and   tins is a good chance * ���������   a safe and  profitable   inves.1 men1.  SEE FLANS AND PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART J. H WMITTOMB  Ladysmith,  V.  T.  Duueans,     V.  I.  1  wnacssz.  I  HIT  AND  MISS  CARPET  No waste���������good  patterns ��������� fancy  coloring-four ply  regular price   40c  0  S  LENZ & LEISER  WHOLESALE DRY       GOODS,  MANUFACTURERS OF  DRYSDALE- STEVENSON  Go.   Ladysmith  ladysmith Boat DiNty  Launch and Pleasure Boats of All  descriptions for Hire. Boats huilt  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality. r      v  IIARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  CUBAN CIGAR FAC10RY  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN  BLOSSOfl  None  but Union Lab    Employed  fl. J. BOOTH, Prop.  -   Fn  'will  NOTICE/  From     this date tbe undersigned  not  be  responsible for any in-  dehtcdness     incurred except on      a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin. ������  V.'I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.1  Victoria, B. C, May Utb. 1905. '  GENTS'  FURNISHINGS,  ETC  SHIRTS, OVERVLLS, ETC.  VICTORIA, B. jC.  NOTICE  DOMINION EXHIBITION  (  1905-SEPSEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBFR 7-1905  Under the Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  Industrial  Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  Br* '  l ,.������������������'��������� -' ' "r      i  Having   secured   the  agency of the  STANDARD STEAM  LAUNDRY  of Victoria  Ah Wing & Co,  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Matte to  Order.  PERFECT FIT OUARANT-: VI  LADYSMITH,   B.  C. -  We Have Just Replenished Our  QENli' FURNISHINQ  DEPARTMENT.  With'an entirely new range of   Mens',     Youths',"   and Boys' Fancy  Silk: and Wool Sweaters.  REGATTA SHIRTS  m  <[     -  ; I     NEGLIGEE SHIRTS  All new design and value unh card of in previous quotations.  We are   .cleaving out our entire line of    SUMMER HATS, SUMMER   SUITS "and SUMMER NOVELTIES at     less than Factory  Price ���������'.-' ' ���������     ���������--'-���������  ���������s i v  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd  OATAO&E ST.  -LADYSMITH  100,000.000  IN PRIZES AND  ATTRACTIONS  $100,000.00  LABOR DAY   .  EXCURSION  Al LhPit rcftiil.u" hu'oIjiii; last pv'-  piuii'j.-ilie Int.il .iei ic of Eagles hnal-  lj dei Hied lo run .111 excursion t')  Vaiicoii\ei on I al.or D.iy, Supt. -llh.  .1 pio.ct. thiiL lliey ha\e had m con-  Mdtiatioii  f'.r some  lime.  Thev .ire mow making an.111^)-  niculs witli the sLciimhojt comp.i.iy  and rn lhe eouise of a ciiiiple o[dn>s  will'aiinquiii'e lull parlicul.us In all  . probability "Uic S.S. City if <ma\  imn   will  JM-^'lTai I'-ii'd  for   ���������   e  tup  'Ilu.-. I.e.iio >tlie first exclusion li-nn  this citv this, veai, il will study he  well pad united, and the fact ihal  lhe alh.ui will lie under" the x'lspici's  cil tho K.i������li*s is siillic cut. lo absme  lhc  public   ihal   I'm*   trip  will   be    an  enjoyable one  ���������. ^   NAN \li\IO.  Enlarged   grounds,   new,  handsome and spacious buildings.  WORLD'S  CHAMPIONSHIP   EVEN TS     in   ROWING  and  LACROSSE,  HOUSE   RACING,   llroneho  "i ustm  ft,"   Military   ParadVs Ind 'Nereis?s.  ROYAjL.  IRISH  til'AimS  and  ether    Famous   RANDS. ;  (iin.N'D   WATER   (.'AltN'L'VI.-Pai atle  of     Fiaser   Rher Fishing   Fleet  ,1'ntiol Boats,  II.AI. Waiiinps, l-u'ian     War Canoes,  etc. " Indian sports.  I"on all  information wuteW.  II     KEARY,   Secnstary and   Manager,  New  Wossininslci,   B.V.  (From   the  Ifir.ild.  ���������las    Ciai-j;,   of   Paiksulk*,  Lroiit^li't  nnoth.M      [i.i n I her   skin   in   yesterday  and  ieii*i\(*il  t!��������� i* ������i>\ci niireul   hounty  01  1.7 "iti     Tin* iunlhi-i   was   In si scon  In   tieoisi" Thoine,  oi Vm vinio,   who  was      I'sliin^,  in   l"'ii������iisliiii,ui's   moi  Hi   not ihe.I. Ciaiu;,   \\h<>   put   "lisdo"*-  on   lhc  tiai!,  (fiiu.l.l}   liccinj;  She  animal,   aiwl   a lucky   shot   hvou-j-ht     the  hciist  fo  the ground.  .   Road  work  is  now .noin.u; f'.ill t-lasl,  tin re  l:,d'iiL.;  rour  large K*l"f"s   'l0'-v  :l(  work   in      fioveriini'Mii.       ' iH   i'.ray's  jurisilii-tioii.   I).   McMillan   has   charge  fif a, f.a.n^ a.t   Englishman's   i'.iVfi,   .J.  Love   another   on   the   Ilrc'hin   n.ad,  while     TLos.  Rohertsoii   wilh       Lis  crew, an* af lif-or^ at Departure Buy.  .I0I111   Sarii-eant   is   at   work   on      the  Vellow   I'oiut   Road,   in   Oyster   District,   while   Harry  Triwlell   is  ent>;ag-  o:l      in   makini';   repairs   to   X'ictoria  road Miroiifi.il   t'edar   dislriet.  After. ;i. rosidence   iu   the oily   of almost       (w(:iity:    years,    Mr. .Daniel  Slewarl, Mr.,  die!  it   the family res-  jilc'iicc,   iMilton   slrci'i,   early   Sun.lay  morning   afler' a brief   ilHacss.   . . Mr.  Stewart,   who   was   T.-i   years   jI   age  al   lhe   lime  of his  death,   Iea*es  behind to mourn his loss a widow, foui  ivrns   and   a daugi'ilci.    Three   ut    his  s ,11s,    Duncan,   Thonia&   and   Darnel,  and   a dauahur,   Airs.   .1.   .Jnhnsion,  are  irMutiits   of  this  city,   while   t.hp  fourth  son,  Mr.   .lohn  Stewart,     rs  li\rn������   ui   Inglewoc/d, Wash.  The fmreial of the late Mis P'llar  trok ).'ace at Frenth t'leek \islei-  civ r.flenuv 11 in t'e [i-scnce of the  famiK   and other rclatms, and a  \<-  a  iv laifre numher if fiiends, some of  whom were Horn Nanaimo and other  distant places. Funeral seivicc was  oniidncloil  by the Rev.  .1    Al   Millar  Iin th ���������Tn (Ins c-ity, c.n Julj ill,  I'105, the wife of Air Lea AT. Da\ ison  PiKieaiix sheet    of a daughter.  'Ihiilren hii'lhs, r vr niaiiinges and  ten deaths weie icgisleied at the  Nanaimo legistry olfin' iluiii.g lhe  month of Julv.  A   LOOOTN'fl   CAMP  SWEPT  RY   FIR I  McDo.ugall rn:l Cameron's logj*;anig  c.uni'), with ahout $5,Olio worth of  appliances, was destroyed hy fire  last week. Tlic fire was started by  a spark from the don fey engine. So  fierce were the. fiames (hat th������ men  had .to'' take to the salt water to  avoid the heat. A ti-mher ehuto I,-  'Ifi'i feet h n-r, the largest of any on  the. coast,  was dcstroyo:l.   o _   As will    he .noticed   inanot'.r c-ol-  nm;:f,   lenders are being callec   -'iir hy.  the city    for oil'in'g the scho. '  house  ! fToors, etc.  APE-LIKE     GIANTS" OF    AFRICA^  Al r. E war t' G rogan���������whqT traverswl  Allien alonij, its whole length, from  Ihe Cape to Cairo, met with a  strange lace on the'.southern shores  of Albert Edward Nyana?a. These  fearsome, ape-like creatures, hiding.  h������.liind banana palms, are tall men,  with long arms and pendant paunches  Such is the stamp of the brute on  I hem that they may he p.aeed lo|i/er  in the scale Ihan any other African  native hitherto seen . Their, face; body and limls are covered with-.wiry  hair, while "the hang of the "-long,  powerful arms, the slight stoop,"of  the trunk and the hunted vacant p"x-  pti'ss'on of lhe face n-.al'e them appear more .like apes than human be-  irrgs. -     ���������' '���������   ���������-' .  North warns, near Lado, Iho same  party came across the Dinkas, a race,  of giants, .standing six feet six inches to seven- feet in height, and  nmpi'ficwtly 'developed; and in the  adjoining Toroland wh ch swarmed  with elephants of gigantic size, the  natives were simply stark-naked sav-  af.e������ of inexpressible degradation of  character. .  We arc prepared, to guarantee  all work as FIRST CLASS  '  PRICES   MODERATE  All   parcels, to he left at .run  store by C p.  m ������������������ every Monday  Laundry'returned   r\ery   Friday.  BLAIR AND ADAM.  *   AGENTS.  'PHONE   2-4      ' PHONE   2-J.  ITEMS TAKEN FROM THE  ARIZONA   KICKER.  . We had, to &hopt a stranger named  Green in Uic sho-'hlci.Jast Satuvday  night to prevent him shooting the  post-olficc clock. He is doing well  and feeling that we did our duty.  We shall defend the clock if we have  to start another pri\ate graveyard  and fit it to the'.fences.  Mr.- Curtis, the, ever popular .druggist,     put up morphine for qfuinine  again last Sunday and caused,   .the  death    of    a Chinaman,    making  the  hfth  in. six    mouths.    See  his  half  -page ad. One. can't be a hustler  without shooting with the wrongfrfejl  now and  then.  W-e regret to learn .tliat our estejeni  ed contemporary is ill iu bed      aind  that his 230 subscribers may h������,ve.to  lead the family almanac next week.  Major Callahan threatens to^ coihe  tothe Kicker office and shoot us full.  or holes. Any, time, major^���������any tinie.  The Lone Jack Recorder doubts if  we know" a verb from a conjunction.  That's all right, but our esteemed is  i-citain thait we linow a gun from a������  club, and that's thc reason he makes for the woods when we ride into  his town.  We buckled on  our ,guns the other  day an.l paid a visit to several sh.  sicr     lawyers,   anil as  a result tlie  court  dockett  was  cleared of eleven  libel suits  brought against us in the  last three months.-  Only one lawyer  a Mr.  Tirman,  met us  in the wrong  spirit,   but, after  we ha������d split     his  left     ear   with   a bullet he cuddled  down  amd   wished  the Kicker  a happy and prosperous career.  W. G.Fraser  ess.- ssm^mms^^^^s^sssBss^iss^ssaaaissKm  3P!  IROAIN TABLES FOR  SHIRTS and TIES  ENSE SNAPS  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.  __   _ ._.. _ TELEPHONE 6-7  TENDERS  iv* 11 be received by the undersigned  up lo Saturday- noon,-.August 5th,  for the lowering of Masonic Hall lo  otheial grade. Plans and. specifications for work to he done can be  seen at my residence any night after  fi p. 111. Lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted.  "murdock matheson  FOR  RENT.  ��������� The hotel" apartments, pf the Portland    Hotel,      consisting  of  twenty  rooms,      including   kitchen,   pantry,  store-rooms,.'li  b.edrooms,  .well   furnished,-stc.   The house,' Svithout the  bar, .will be leased'by the imdersign-  bd ' at  very: reasonable  rates.   J.Call-  and look o'.'er   the  premises.  A good  hoarding house keeper can do well.  ANGELO TATE,  Proprietor.  Further particulars of the damage  done by the recent thunderstorm.  The lightning si ruck the pi ices of  some of the goods at Simor Leiser  & Co.-s. Ltd., with the lesult that  vtai can now get a summer hat or  shut at factory pi ices.   o 1   All August magazines now  Knight's  book store.  in  at  Dr.R. B.  Surgeon Dentist  AN work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  Tendeis will be receivch by the undersigned up till 5 p. m. on Monday  next,   7th     August,    for     oiling the  lloors of    the large school.with dust  less oil.  essanly accepted.  The lowest, or     any tender not nee-  JOHN  STEWART  O. M. C  NOTICE  Ai  ���������**;  Notice is hereby given that at the  next '-sitting of the Board ofpLr-  cons'ing ���������Commissioners'' of the C.ityof  Ladysniitli, ' T intend to make application for a transfer- of the Reta 1  Li'vu'o'r..' licence how held by me for  the premises k nowivas 'the-Queen's  Hotel, situate 'upon Lots 1������3 and" 14,  block 75, 'Ladysmith, B.' C, from myself to Leopold Lepas.  ;  La'dysmilh, 22nd  .ltily,  J.0O5;-"/  Merchant Tailor^  ..." (ist Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice.  fISniNO TACKLE  Trdwling'Sppdns-in-Abundance- Latest designs and .goqd killers. t    ,  A"CbnipUte Stock ol Flys" in. ALL VARIETIES.  ���������  --. -���������..,.*.'> -Balance of our highclass Fishing Rods at *   *,  *������������������  as PER CENT DISCOUNT  NEW BROWNING AUTOMATIC SHOTGUN  AT  .-s'- ,$28>  ^  LADYSiVlITH HARDWARE^ CO., Ltd  iCorrrp^riy j  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Charles Dunn.- of the above firm, v isits Ladysmith eveiy Sunday tot^*  purpos* of taking measurements and seeing customers personally. May  be seen at the Hotels. We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at tne  lowest possible rates. Suite from $15 00 up. Tants from $4.00 up. Ail  Hand-made. Full line ol the Latast supplies ALWAYS earned by Mr.  Dunn. ���������     '��������� ������ ���������    ' I li;W  The next Drawing for the  WHITE SWAN  GRAMOPHONE  WILL TAKE  PLACE ON  Al  M  1  AT 4 p.-m.,'at��������� JOftN DTCK   LE'S STORE. ���������-'   ���������'--���������  Every 25-Cent purchase of White   Swan     Soap     entitles you to. a ;"  ticket in the drawing for this high grade gramophjne.  ONE HUNDRED ACRES OF LAND IN THE CEDAR"  , . '    DISTRICT  .-'..,    HAS BEEN PLACED WITH ME  FOR SALE  FOR A LIMITED TIME AT  ���������    -    $265  I HAVE TWO SHEEP FARMS ON ONE OF THE GUI.K ISLANDS   $450 buys, the two  JOHN StEWART P. O. Box 268 ll  CONVEYANCING NOTARY   PUBLIC.  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If you can get first-class goo ds at. low prices from a'reliable--  house at home. Thc peddlars Ihal. call, here try ..to ������et rid of such  trash as they cannot. sell at home. If you get an article from a  .reliable firm you ai*e sure tha I .the goods are as represented, and -  if you arc not satisfied you h ave soirretlHirg- to fall back on it-svve  are here since this town was '��������� first, started, and hold our raputa-  ' tion as a first-class houws.* We carry nothing ������n our line but the  best quality of goo<is and sell  on   small   profits,  as  our  expenses  are small. We have no fat salaries to pay and no travelling expenses     CaH-and compare our price* and our goods, and donjt be  deceived.  B.FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER,  JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X   X   X     Ladysmith,   B. C  We are making them of the Newest    Pattern and Lates^J  Styles.  WE DO"ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  "-;��������� -Our Prices are Reasona  hie  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  L\DY3vlir������1 ifO^.*. 5TOV6 WORKS CO,, LTD.  r

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