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 *-..>*  1 *���������*  li,U  :>*.  ^.o ���������? ' vi&q^  Fhe Ladysmith Daily Ledger  S?*-, "*  <������������������  * r  VOL. a,  THURSDAY,   AUGUST 3,   U01.  PRICE   FIVE   CENTS  CELEBRATIONS AT  -       SAULT STE MARIE  OBJECT TO SENDING U-  BORORS TQ^ PANAMA  I Immigration ���������  Companies  ���������f\.        ' C C*   HJI        '^    PL-  '/->    - *������*****WWW������     compam*  QpClling Ot-bt. Mary 5    Ship CaH   AMertThat Condition*  :V'    nal is the Occasion Fpr_       '    are ������"*���������������*������������������������*  ���������*���������       -    ��������� - 1 * * - '" '  '        Much Jubilation  Distinguished Party of    Cana^  MAGNETIC  NORTH PACIFIC  OF DAMAGED BY  SHELLS  dians and Americans Partci-  * *    "T        \     '       ,   .  pate in  Celebrations  No Arrangements  to Care  for Sick and Sanitary  Conditions are Bad  A Wooden Sail Boat WiU  Sail on Expedition in  Few Days  To Secure Precise Data of  Distribution of Magnetic  Force on Oc an  One  Vessels Game Near Being  Total Loss  RELATIONS BETWEEN  ENGLAND &GERMANY  .JSaiiit Ste." Mane, Mich.,  Aug 2.���������  With the-cily -   ciowded  .vith  Ihous-  '1    ��������� - ,  * amis  of jyi&ilois and  with  hundreds  .of/yands  oftounting  flying in       the'  [ breeze from all the 'buildings en IMh  ^th'e -American anil'Caiidaian skies of  the Sti Mane" liver, a salute at *J������n-  Tise ^from thc government ships- in  uttie* harbor' ' opened _ the two days'  [celebration ,ofrtlie semi-centennial, of  i tiie - opening offtheSt.  Maiy's-slup  canal���������which connects Lake'Supeuoi  e'wLth   tbe   lower' lal.es.    VnTe  Picsi-  dent   Charles   W.   Fairbanks,   Govci-  '-nor   Fred.   M.   Wariiet   ol  "Michigan,  land his staff; United States Scnatoi  *J,.J.Burrows of Michigan,   Congress*-  >" Livingstone,' > president > of, the    Lai.*  man T.  Burton'of jOhio, Hon    Wm  "Carriers -.Association,.Charles     *L  i i rt    ~*j I  Harvey of Toronto,  who consUucto.1  'the   ^original   "locks, and Miss Hetty  Poe,  daughter  of Gen.   O.  M.' Poe,  who constructed the  Poe lock,    oie  ~ $ *���������  -  among - the distinguished guests * pre-  Ro-  of  Canada, and a paityr of Canadian of-  ' fleers also assisted in the eeiemonv ,  -'The first day  was devoted  to^ na-'  ivr^l  and'    military    parades, Indian  .sports and exhibitions, and reception  'by'**" Governor Warner   to the  othei.  -distinguished guests,  followed" by   a  ; magnificent.    illumination    of~    ^ip-  works.   Tomoirow. thc  commoration  exercises  will   l>e held.'  "7?";Saut St. Maiic, Aug. 0\���������Comoiomr  >orktiontxeicis.es 'in the government  -palrk here adjoining the banal,  made  up5 t4ie 'second day's   piiogiamme  of  the  semi-contenniaL eslUnation      of  the opening of the St'. Maiy's     ship  canal,  which connects  Lake Supenor  'rant at" thc celebration.  Hon  dolph Leieux,. i solicitor-general  the" sccna of0 the day's, exercises. VThe  paiIf was handsomely decorated. The  addresses  weie, made  from. a. stand  elected at an" advantageous point.* A  cojieeLl  by  the  Calumet and  Hbcla,  band at 9 o'clock opened the exercises.   The paik<was filled before /* Uw  musical  pi ogi amine   was  begun  and.  ,al its conclusion  the' grounds     were  crowded' wiiji  thousands  of  people.  '* After the .distinguished, guests   and  speakers" h.wl' taken- tlieir  places -   on  the stand, Aith-'deacon Lord jof S.S.  Mane opened  the exercises with   an  uiovati.cn.    ('has.   E.   6s.borne, -     of  this-city,   followed   with  an address"  in  which ,in- graceful words h'e made  the.   throngs    welcome'to .the city.  Second  in ^importance,-perhaps,     to  the address-of the -vice-president', was  that  made  by Peter White of Marque U,   president of -the  commission  which had in charge the eelebrationi,  and who* is  Uie ' ni06t* widely. kn|ttwi)  men nrihe     uppei peninsula of ^Michigan   ^li,' White's  topic"'wasVs* the'  development of the-Lake Superior legion.  'Mi. White'is'a pioneer of the  upper pfcrainsula and is an  authority  on the history of that part of *t|������  state and its development., from., an  unexplored region to its piesent import.) nee as  a"mining- centum * "*    -  , .Othei  addresses ,were  nude' '   l>yV  Congressman't.  E.  Bui ton of "Ohio,  chaiiman of the"^Rivers and Hart lors  Commission of- thc , House  of Repre-  sentati\cs, Hon   Rodolpfi Lemiux, so-  licitoi-geneial of  the Dominion"' -of  Canada,  G ovei nor Wainei of'-Michr-  gan on the ''State���������ol Michigan,v ami  ot tlie St. Maiy's Canal',"  Son'atoi  Burrows  on  the ."Futuie of  Amon-  Ci'a   Comnieice,"    'and   Win.   LiMng-  Tokib,      Aug.  3.���������The  immigration  companies object to sending laborers  to.Panama to work on the canal "ton  the ground  that thc comlitions'tliere  are unsatisfactory    They nsscitthat  there" are  no  airangciii^nls to   caie  for the sick,  ami   no piovisions    for  returning home the families of    deceased laboieis,  and no allowanoe^of  ipaksage     money     They  also assert  that  the  dr nAing   watei   ami -sanitary 'conditions are bail,    lhc  government placed the question of send  ing Wkj laborers and  tlie conditions  before ?the immioralion ofliceis  who  found as'above''  San Francisco, Cala , Aug   3.��������� A  magnetic  suivey  of' Hie  Noillli    Pa  cific ocean will Jie jnaugiiiatftl with-1 mail   .steamer  Siljcua,   iust  ai rived  in a few  days by thc depaitment. ol   f,0,n      **ie  Oiient,  that  the  formei  Was First Ship to Discover Russian Fleet on Morn |  ing of Battle  San  Francisco,   Cal,   Aug   ?, ���������Advices  have been  recei\e(l here by  the  international      lcseaich     intenestal  mangptism   of   the   Carnegie   institution  a^-Waslnington.    A wooilcii sailing  vessel,  the  bug  Gallihee,     has  lieen fully prcpaierl  for  the woik ot  the evpedition and  rt is evpeeted sIwm heing a total loss  of   Togo's   Scouting L~,   ' ^ r r������  *     -t    m r^   4 *     r������  ^s came Near Being j ViSitot British Flee* to Baltic Sea  1 will Mark Beginning of  Cordiality  Both King and Kaiser Thought  to be Anxious to End Friction  Now Existing  London,   Aug    3���������The  forthcoming  of the fleet had been received  Ia.end-  Msit  of alliitisl,  fleet to the Baltic;flom   German   Baltic   porU.   cieates  sea   appears   moie  than  likely       to I,.     ,   .   r Jt   t  mark  the  beginning of more cordial Ilhe beher t,Klt  l!   B,H   bc  Kl"g Ed"  Tnyo Kisen Kabushiki Kishas luiei  Nippon was so badly daniagwl by  shells of the Russian waaships dur-  lnn the battle of the Sea of J.innii  tliat- it was found neccssaiy lo tun  tlie_\cssel  ashoie   to save hei   from  THE TROUBLES OF  "���������NORWAY AND SWEDEN.  Stockholm, Aug   3 ���������The extraoidi-  1J nary  session  of* the .Riksdag       was  brought to a close today.   King Oscar  was  not piesent,  but  was   represented *by the new -premier, Christian Ludeiburg.    In* declaring       the  session    closed. the speaker of the  lower house said ".the situation   still  contained   disquieting elements,   bail.  Sweden     would v be-   absolved from  -blame, if a breach occurred after  the  -offer made by; the Riksdag.   Another  special session ^wilL be called as soon  as  Not way  isl ready-to act on    the  Swedish conditions. -  will  sail .from this  poit the  latter  part of ne\t  week.  The object of the expedition is   to  secuie  piecvse  data  of   the distinction of  the magnetic  force over Uie  Pacific ocean     Except-for'data from  occa&icnal   expeditions,   and - such  as^  aie  acquired   wooden   vessels   n   long  time      ago.    The   present   inatgnetic  chails used by     the navigator oyer  these  legions  depends   largely     uporl  obser validns  on  islands  alongv,    the  coast     Si'ch  land obseivations, how-  evei, are rarely repiesentatire of Uie  true values of prevalent electric disturbances.      It  is  therefore impossible   to  make  any statement  as     to  the "eoncctncss  of the  charts  Sl-o was one of Admiral Togo's  scouting Vessels, and was the fiist toi  disroVK-i AdmiraJ Ruics.txeiisky's  fle.>t on the morning of the naval  battle ft was while healing tlio  news to the Japanese fleet that the  ste.miei   met  with disaslei  relations      between     Geimany    amd  Gieat      lintain,  instead  of,  as   lias  been  sug.je.sted in some quarter*,, adding   lo the fnction new exisliugi  Tlic piopo&ed visit was known to  the Ciei man foreign office months ago  and suggestion's that objections- to it  weie     laised   by  Germany  aie  un  ^ith the lower lakes. The exercise I stone, Piesident of the Lake Car-  took-the form ol apiogramme of ad- ucis' Association oT the navigation  dresses, the feature of which was nn  of (he Gieat Lakes    The connnemoi-  adduss by     Vice-pie.sident G.  Fairbanks. . '  VV.  ation exeiciscs were so  lengthy that  they w������3ic dnKled,.into a moimnipj^aml  The .sluill tontss ot a-bugle call ami i aftei noon     piotiiamme, the speal ers ���������  the ho Tin of a sufiiisc .71m opened the "and  distinguished  guests   being,    en-  second day  of the celcibcation.    The   tei Uuni'd      dunng     thc   interval   at  streets    leading to    the  paik  were 1 IlikI.coii  at  tins l.esault de Ste Ma-  "early, filled ^wjith people  walking   to   ne Club. _ j  ABOUT BRECHIN MINE  r  t  ^ s *  ,'vTo���������The Ledger this aftei noon at nafmo yesterday say that the ci till o'clock, Manager Stockett stated, '/ens of thc neighboring town were  "upon  being  aslcd "ovei   the  loii'g-dis- greatly     rnlcrested    as to the lesult  BISHOP'IIARGR AVE  "*-<" '���������   ,DIES  AT NASHVILLE. ~  *    ��������� ' ->  Nashville, Tenn;;,"..Aug. 3���������Bishop  Hafgrave of tlie Methodist Episcopal  Chuich/'died at his" home; heie ^shortly after midnight aged" *7(*\ ' "He had  teen in feeble health for a year past  and seriously ill1 since, Friday.  Bishop  Hargiavc   was  elected  president  of  the Vanderbilt   University  in   1881  and. seive'J in that posr\taon  'until last spung                I "   o   On Sabbath evening next the Rev  R.   Boyle will  conduct an  open an  service on thc Pavilion giounds, com  menciiig at 8 15 o'clock-  Mrs Cecil is in leceipt of a cable  message from Mr Ccvil', now in London, in which lie states that his  business affairs in connection with  mining near Ladysmith aie concluded, satisfactorily. He expects 1n  start" for-".home soon.  stance telephone, 111,1,1 he had nothing  I.'further to state legarduig  the  opening   of_ the   Bicchin  mine   than   that  ifth? Company weie \ery much giati-  -'fire     regarding  the number  of   men  ��������� who had made  application  foi woi K  of thc invitation of the Western J?uel  Company for miners who desuo io  ietuin to woik to hand in their  names It was generally thought  that a \er\, consider able iiumbei had  applied, but up lo a late Lout last  Mr. Stockett was asked it Ibis j night it was impossib.e to obtain  .could be inteipreted as meaning that auWioiitat/iAe     information,   and   lhe  .the   mine   would   be  leopc-ncil   soon,  'and leplied  icsidculs     were left     in doubt as to  wlietliei    oi     not the Brechin mines  "i     am  not yet picpaml  to say j would be opened today,  'what can be     done, as thcie^    aic I    Managoi   fetoclelt,     when asked  if  some things yet  to be woilod  out " | the company would  ie-vStart   woik   n  ���������    Nothing fuithei  could  be obtained.   Hicelun  icplicd that he could make o  > It is evident, however, thai; the com-  statement    regarding    that question,  -patiy will mal'c a, move of s some sort. biil-Jic     expressed- great ������������������pleasure "at  very    .soon.      What^t will be and    the..humher of applications for work  what the results  will  be,  time onil������i wiiic-h   had been handed     to 'him.   It  will  tell. :..':"���������' , I was impossible    to elicit anv further  >,   LaJlysmith  penpk:wJio ��������� visited  Na-   ii(rormation'.last evening.    ' '  '"��������� -" ' ��������� '' "���������- '   '        - " '" . ' '  >  ���������A SHORT VISIT,  During the past week R. J. Sprott  S.   A.,  principal and manager  of tlio  Sprott-SHraw Business University,  of  Vancouver;      has been  making  short  . visits to the Is'land cities lookiing after tbe interests of that institution.  It    is      only    one year  since 'Mr:  Sprott  and     his   associates,  W.  H.  Shaw, '���������Esq.,. and  II. A.  Scriven,   13.  A:,   took  over   the   institution       in  .question,    and   - in  that  short   time  ��������� they   have   worked   such   a revolution  in both courses "and genfcral  manage-,  meii't  that  the attendance has       increased fifty. per cent.   This pheiiom-  inal  growtli   is  attributable  to   two  I courses���������first,   the   wide   and   practi-.  cal range of the new course of stu-  i| ,4ies, and   second,  to tho very high  standard set."up. by the new manage,  ment. The following-.'"list of.. applications for his students received by  Mr." Sprott during'���������'������������������Uic. last- seven  months-is ample proof of how" the  public of V-ancoiivtr aiwT the - sua--  roimding districts view the- output,  of the Sprott-Siiaw .College: January, 25; Feb., 2fl;;: March,; 12; April,  fi; May  4; ;June,   IS,  nnd  July, 12.  There is absolutely no. possibility  of a faifiirp. if; the stiid2n(, will put  for Ih even a .small amount of effort.  For siibject-s Langht in the Spa'obt-  Shaw Business University,- Vancouver, see Saturday's issue of this paper. For particulars, address R. J.  Sprott, B.A., 33C Hastings W., Vancouver. ..-,���������..'.  ���������.���������A-^iranftfiair nftitcirfor Vbe'fof^tO  was "played in"^ the handball allc>'  last svening, the contestants being  Daniels and Arthur Morrison Mor-  lison won out, the score at the con-  flcsion of the game being 21 17 G.  Hepple  refereed  the .game.  o  MINISTER IS CONMCTED  OF MURDER  Valdosta, Ga., Aug 2 ���������Rev. J  G Rawlins .early today wkrs found  guilty as accessoiy to thc minder of  two childien of Rev. and Mis. \V  L Caiter, and unless a higher court  intervenes Rev Rawlins and his sons  Milton and Jesse, and Alfred JMooie,  will have to hang. The Rawhns  sons and Mooio weic found guilty of  muidei som.* t me ago. Both Rawhns and Carter wpks for years ministers in the "Methodist church A feud-  started and Rawlins plotted . to .wipe  out the Carter family. It was arranged that Moore and Milton and  Jesse and Leonard Rawlins ..were to  go to the Carter home and kill the  parents -while-they sat at the supper table. When the children ran out  they were to be shrat down'  -��������� The assassins, however, arrived after the evening meal, and could noil  shoot through the windows at their  victims. Sojme . noise caused Willie  and Fanny Bell . Carter to run into  the- yard. Instantly the guns of the  murderers.; spoke, and the girl fell  dead. The boy, shot through the body dragged- h msclf- into the house  and told who had done thc shoot, ng.  ;' All night- long Rev. and Mrs.,Carter crouched in their home. Through  crevices in the logs the Carters  could see ,'. the. assassins creeping about the yardi but whether their  daughter was dead or not they could  not leave- Finally Rev. Carter reach  ed his rifle and fired through, a crack  in     the door.      The shot caused the  MOUNT SICKER  MINES  Vancouver,     Aug.  3 ���������The    Mount  Sickei  and  Brenton  mine is  to   'toe  developed, in a yicoious  maimei wit-lv-  ��������� ���������*     -*-1. * w.   '  out delay.    W. ~A. Diei- has 'just arrive.!     after    an    absence of seven  months in  tbe cast,  where he   .succeeded  in   intet.esting caprtal  rn    the  Vancouver   Island  mine,   wthich       is  stated  to   show  promising signs    of  proving  a successful, shipper   of  high  grade     oie      Thiee engineeis   weie  sent   out to  examine  thc  mine     by  eastern capitalists, aud  they lepoit-  ed  very favorably on   the nunc.    As  says   were  made   which   ran       fiom  1.11  to 1.70  weic  obtained    Development work  to      the extent of about  1,000   feet      has   already   been   done  md rt rs the intention to fuithei open up the mine.  ATHLETICS *-  Alfred Shrubb, England's champion  distance'runnci aiuUUic uoild's roc*  oi*j:l .holder, fiom one" to 12 miles, is  expected to "ai live m Aineiica about  the midi'lle of Allocst, ins legistia-  .tron papers having already been sent  in, advance.  SluuiUb lias  jvst  leUnn-il   to  England  fiom   a tout   of  the   Antipodes,  and   is   without  a doubt   the     most,  phtnmienal  long  distance runnci   the  woild has o\ei  seen.  In   1901  he   lust   became  champion  TOUR ISLAND  IN MOTORS  A party of C P. R Officials, consisting, of Supt Maipolc, J. S Pcn-  ms, G. L Couitney-- Capt Tatlow,  Col. Puor and Capt'.^Tioup^ p.i&sisl  thiough Ladysmith to Xaniimo last  evening. The party went up lo Co-  mo*-, last Veiling, taking wilh them  two splendid t automobiles, m which  they intend  letuming.  It us undeistood that Ihe C P R ,  ofliuals'tup rriroiig-h the Comox di*,-  ti ict is to inspect- the tomitiy with  a mow to extending the E. *-v N.  Railway "-next summer They ,trc  evpec.:d to i el urn to Mananno this  evening.  A lara,e ciowd of people assembled  at the Nanaimo whaif to see the  party lea\e oji the sleamboal and  much inlcic.sl was evinced in thc two  automoLiles   o   ANOTHER  RAILROAD  -*"    ' ^��������� .   DEAL   PEsln Mi  Seattle,,, Wash.,   Aug    2���������11   .  II  Taylouof San . Fiancisco,   President  of  the BellingMm ��������� Bay  a'"I   British  Coluiobia Railroad,  came to the city  today foi  the puipose of ilaculipt, the  oftci  made by     the  Canadian  I'aeifU  for  tlie  road     He  held a lon^    co.i-  ference  this  morning  wjlh   J I   . on-  o^an, gencial superintendent, and  C  \V    Howard,   attorney   for    (ne   i<nd  reply 1o ijliestions, stated dehmtely  that no protests regarding .���������"h \isit  ly     comment on tlie  pending cruise  Ever smcc  the  beginning  of     tbe    r������u"do''     George P.   Rielyman,   sec  war-      in  lhe  Far  East,   the Nippon    iel'-u>" of the admiralty,  today,   in a  and  her    sister   ship,   America,   and  the  Hongkong,  formerly  engaged    m  trade between this  city and the Orient,  have  been  do ng duty for   Japan  as  converted  cruisers   and  scout-  ships.      Fiom  all        accounts,    the  Nrppon can lie  raised   and  it is probable t'h'at she will again lesrimc her  old  i un  waid's, desric for good iela,tions between Germany and Great Brrtain.  and thp announcement of -* op-jior  William for the support of the candidacy of Prince Charles of Ben iaik  foi thc .Norwegian throne is accepted as an indication that the Geiman  nilei pioj-oses to work in the same  direction. "  The report is irreived that Emperor William wil'l meet King Edward  dunng the latter's forthcom.ng trip  to Marie Nbad.  TRAIN WRECK IN  SOMERSET COUNTY  Johnstown, l\i ,  Aug   .3 ���������The moi- cieek,  the rails spread  and  thc Signing   Baltrmoie   and   Ohio  passenger [gag,? car   and      the coach nevt       it  em-  train,   bound   for  Johnstown      from hvent   0,er   aiwenty-me   foot  Rockwood  was  wieHod  at  S 30     at'       ,        ,       . ������ , ,    ���������  bankmenl      into,  a creek,   a shallow  sli earn        The    engine and the last  the   Parnt   Cicek  bridge,   in   Somerset countv     A rail   bi oKe on       the  budge   nii.,1   the Miain   plunged  down  Louis Don, the la^g^go-ma-ster was  Lillcil,  it'id seicntern olheis weie nir-  coach  were not dragged  down  Don,     the    only  man  lulled,   was  Unosvn   as   the  heio of  the frightful  jt'ied-  The s.mokdi   and baggage car   I)iic[iiesne  limited  wreck, on   the Bal-  went  into  the, u\cr     The  train  left   timore   6c    duo,   neat     Connelville,  i i  Somci.set  at   7 17  o'clock  foi   Ji.hn-   two  \eais  ago,    On  that   occasion,  stown   an.l consisted   of   the   engine,    although   his   eye  was  knocked     out  baggaige    car    and      two  passegger    and was hinging down on his cheek,  coaches. I be     plickilj    went  back   to   flag the  Just wlieie  the railway ciosses the, ne\t   tram.  MADE MISTAKE  I  Till FORCES  flic deal has been hanging fire lor  by winning the Southern cross-coun-1 some tune It is understood ' that  tiv  championship-Mjf  England,     then   the  last  otfei   made' by   the  C P R  winning the national cioss-countay  championship fiom 210 iminers, cov-  enng the full ten miles inside tho  I o n  Heithon  took  to  the cmdci paths  When  (he chanipionships were held he  won   the   four   mile  inn    Since    tint  time he has  wc n the southern,     na  lioiul,   loui   and   ten-mile   (hampiom  ships eich yeai,  in addition lo which  he has won  the one mile Iwice  At Ibrix Park. Glasgow, Shrulbl>  startled the auliletic world hy running two jniles in (he world's record  time of !) min. "3-5 sec- runnUi������ his..  first mile'ih'-l min'f>0 sec. His record for three miles i.s 14 min.,17.3-5  sec. .made on the grass. Two days  later, at the same park, Shruiblb.  broke every world's record from four  miles up to U, the four "��������� being-.;done  in 10 min.. 2'r2-5 sec, 10. in 50 min.  40 -sec, and'the-It iu ���������58 min. 23 2-5  sec. While in Australia .be established new funics for every distance  from one mile to 12'mile**, and since  his'return to ���������England has showed  his old-time, form bv rmuiiw  will  he  accepted  at   todav's  conference    "The   CPR    desiies   this   l oad  as it would gne (hem a luecl n.tlet  to  Pugct Sound  and the    1 11 it   l.a-  Kei  mining region \i& Sumas, Ua*-h  CHESTERFIELD   WAS  JACK   CHRISTOUlEr*  Chesterfield,   who  shot  himself   fatally in   the  Seattle  count\   jail  \es-  terday   moining   ralhcr   (ban   go   to  the '   penitentiary,   is      really 'Jack  Christopbcr,   who  escaped   from  jr.ill  in Vancouver some  time "ago,  aft'-'r  ���������ha Jug  been  arras lied   for   taking   indecent photographs.     Ho escaped   by  Mo aid of a.woman supposed to bc);  his   '.-wife,-but  whom   he was  only  married  to a few  months ago,     and  who'lias now confessed to-supplying  him with  tbe     firearms with which  he shot himself yesterday.  GERMAN EMPEROR  IS   AGAIN   AFLOAT  Copenhagen,   Aug.   3.���������The German  t)Wo._jmpcrial . .yacht   l-lolveucollerir,   with  miks   at  Wolverhampton   in   0   min-r;  13  -5 sec  He will leave England with tiliti  Corinthian _ foot ball-team, wJiiclif  plays iu New York on Sepleiivbt.r  6tin. lie will probably be accompani-  ied by Reed, Duffy and Watson, the  quarter-miled. Shrmbb is memlier  of the South London Harriers, and  was born  in South Londcn  34 years  ii-[today   for Sasainitve.,   Ponverani;:  i&mperor     William   on   board,  sailed  Mr.���������NT. A. Morrison has received n  letter from the secretary of the  Crofton la~'e!:all tenm offering to  play the local nine .on the 0th inst.  The Ladysmith club have fallen in  with   the   proposal   and   a inaleh   will  tif  I  |.e-'.arranged. The team ropresenfing  murderers' to flee. Moore confessed ago. He weighs, when in condition, l Ladysmith will be published tomov-.  the plot. .������������������.   i    J.:.       ;"'���������   136 pounds. 'SI 1 I        row*  II  ENGLAND'S OFFER  ���������0���������  New7      YoiL,   Aug.   3 ���������Inter\jews  with    leadeis  of  the   Zoonisl  movement   gat he led  by special correspondents   amono    the   Zionist   coiuii">s.  winch    closed    yesleiday      at   I'asle.  Swil/eiland,  aic  published   lodav bv  (he   Jewish   moining   Jo'in.il      M-  Loiney      James  SmowsLi,  leadci   of  the seceding Zionists ot WarsaR, ne-  clai(.^s  that  the maionly of the cTn-  i;iess did not   reprssent the rnteie^ls  of  the Jewish   nation,   and add-.  "A great mistake was made in re  fusing the land oueied bv the Er  flisb government as a site for a t.-l  oirv K would ha^e been lhe l?u;in-  niii" ol a mn\cment that would b. m*  had voil.l-widc 'si_"i'can e .in  would have In en a haven nhc.e pe*  scented Jews coul.l ha\e i,i\ea ic"  |>Ke "  Isiael Sangwell, the an I hoi, said  "'Ihe leiecLing ol the English offer  if it had been agreed to by the m.i-  loi it\ of oui people, would li.no been  the deaTtiVulow to practical /ioiiism ������������������'���������<' way- souih be had passed through  and would have reduced the-move- what he was pleased to call an aliment to a case "Of phantoms. Won-jrorajl:/oreriijs. . Since the Seattle pa-  ism will be rescued by ' the ��������� terrorists   who   have   abandoned   the  origi  s  Tokio,, Aug 1 ��������� \n unofficial re-  lo.t has been lecened to tlic chect  that Cencial Linc\itch's first army  is disposed neai Chung "Muinen, that  the   seem]   army   hold   Ihe   Finghaw "*  PamiiMhen  Pine,  aid that  the    thud  ai my  occupies   positions   in   the  uei-  iu I \   of      Tat na      Hndies   of  caxaliy  lio-iccf    lhe      cxlieniities   of   either  wm^    Tt   lsiepoilcd   that   the   Russians ,aie giadualh   slieng|thpning|tilie  forces south  of  the Tumcn  incr    in  Noiihein   Koie.a  The     tolnl numf-fci  tbeie   is rstimatcd  al   32,000 The  foice noi Hi of the Tiimen, along the  lines of lammrmicai'ion, rs said to tie  small  SPRLXti   JOKE  ON  SE\TII.K   \EWSP\PERS.  i*apl E ft. liaiighin'anii, master of  the ste.iinei numloKlt, on Sunday  "loaded," some limojccnt Seattle  newsgalheiers with     ,i \.nn that on  naf niovcrrrent and have  organized   a  new movement  that is  bound   to be  crowned   with success."  ���������: o   J. R. Aiubrson, deputy minister of  agriculture, was a passenger ^n the  north-bor-nd train today, going to  Nanaimo in answer to complaints  about fruit trees. Mr. Anderson  stabed that tbe complaints would be  thoroughly investigated, but doubted  there being anything serious to combat in the. fruit pest line in 'ho Nanaimo   neighborhood.   o   Mr. R. A. Sprott, B.A-, principal  and manager of the. Sprott- Shaw  Business University of Vancouver,  spent a, few hours in the city today.  A��������� brsincfis local in reference to th?.  college appears in this issue. Tt is-  worth looking over and  considering.  Iters have gravel}' accepted thc yarn  and giwn due credit for it to Capt.  Baughmanii, that gentileman may not  think the joke so funny. Captain  "Daughmann,     in     his account of the  "phenomenon,"   said:  "I first saw- a light as we rounded  an island in-the sound near Port  Simpson. The aurora boreal is curved in a majestic circle from South  Dundas Tsla"d to' Green Top Lsliand.  The. ends of the light seemed to find  a resting place upcyi either island.  "Another remarkable feature of the  aurora l-orealis was its great light.  A.s we passed under the. semi-circlet  of heavenly illumination, it became  sufficiently, lis-ht upon t-he decks 1o  read. The, significance of that, statement can be more fully appreciated  when I say that it was about midnight,, the night of July 23, that wq  passed i off Lucy Island and under tho  light. ,'  I  *��������� r  il  -I  it  4  i\  1  '" ."''I  , * r  -i  ��������� :il  if  ���������il  il  \;ty THE DAILY EOGER  im    ��������� in   n i     ������������������. m 1^11  -!l'-U!J-!!i!ff'i  Published   every  day except Sunday-  BY        TIIE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  -PRICE  10 cents a month", $5 per year in  advance. Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  THURSDAY,   Al*(il*ST   3,     001  FAME'S   PATHWAY.  Elizabeth McCailhy of Ho'-tcn, tit  oni) tune prominent as amuse sind  preacher, is mow an artist's mode!,  a following which she finds reiiium*r-  atiu* thioiin-h her piciuicsip-e pei-  sfui.ilily.  Thc prince of Monaco is iomleim������  to aeiinl naMti.atioii a si r\ ice moie  \.'iluul,le than J he nnenlion of lljing  mach'iiics. lie is making a le.illy system, it ic study of the air ciiticnl*. of  ihe   uppci   almospheie.  'I lie   ical    name    of  Maxim   Gorki,  the  Russian  author,  is   AIcmm   Ma\i-  movitj   Picst'-ov.    fie   is   now   about  37  years  of age  and  he  won his Inst  pionoui'Cid  lileiaiv success with     a  short   story  published   12  yeais  ajo  Hugh O'i'eiine, first sr-cieta.ry o[  thc Uiilisb embassy at Washington,  was decorated wilh thc Order of vK*.  Rath on the occasion rof the king's  birlhdav for his'' services- in connection with "the DcgfcjcMiaiik congress  at  Palis'". c  M   Goiivbcs, who until  a s'lorti time  "ago was prime miiwstcr of Franc*.1, \i  **���������*-   <  DAILY LKDGBR  Tininfitri������������iriOT>l  ���������sew  Jjjgjjjd  Kootenay  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������WH  Steel  Range  I'l  coveted      tbe  Utile  mole's   are very  will to*have in the house.���������New'York?  Post.   '  Burns Coal, Coke  or Wood  Two sets of grates are  supplied with every  Kootenay Range���������one for cool and the other for coke or wood���������  and the flues are wide and deep, with no square corners, so that  the ashes nnd soot produced by soft fuels cannot cleg up the,  smoke and draft passages.  i This feature of the Kootenay Range is a decided success.  The grates are so easily chonged that a boy can perform  rhc operation.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  McCIaiyV  London,      Toronto,      Montreal,      Winnipeg,  Vancouver,      St. John, N.B.  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our customers  arc-always  pleased  wi-th     the   wall  and  ceiling   papers"  they  have selected  from   our .charmingly varied  stock,  as  well as  with  tiie skillful way our workmen   hang  i  it.   Cieneral approbation is given our,|  ii.teiior  decorations.   May  wc   make  up an estimate for you?  LADYSMTH AERIE     MO.. fM, F.  f \  O. E.     :-.        .-���������        ���������-���������        'H  Meets In the Opera House 1st and  drd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. , Worthy  President, B Forcimmer; Wnrthy  Secretary. C H. Rumming*.  DAY SCHOOL.  ITuual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water' colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes ar individually. /  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B. C.  ,*_<-. jL-i'jtaaBBTMii  advsmith H  I--        ��������� ��������� i  I adysmith Wallpaper Depot  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE   '        '���������'���������    ���������*������  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilsoii  ' * -** ,-       N   *"  Nanaimo, B. C  i McKirinell & Woodbank.,'  Proprietors.  AGE NTS.      ��������� -���������   ���������   ���������  PRETTY   HOUSEHOLD      ' ate work of art, not duplicated,^ and  SUGGESTIONS. j"s j,i���������,���������ei by  the artist.  In one of the most ai fistic of Am-* \ low bowl of soft green filled  a'physician. 'Now lhat <hc'woints eiican potteries are lovely git on h-ni with fmit was an attractive obljecj.  of'the pLemii-iship no longer troi Ide onadc sets, pitchei or pig and six] ���������, t,iC CCI)U(, ()f the laJj]e ftl desserl)  him ho is practicing medicine in   his [ mugs.    The  shapes  are delightfml and j t|l<; ];o*w,  of  flo.wcis  liavinR  teen  rer  moved.   The     howl held besides fruit  clusters    of     green  almonds,.   with  HOTEL DOMINION  -RatfB fl!25 aiitl$L50������������������  /  Modern,and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headciuarteiB. .  Fire Proof    Building.    ,  Canadian Pacific  ��������� n " *-   ,  I i *  Railway  *  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ^ **���������* (   '  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP TICKETS  .*���������- -*���������  i ,  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points  ;        AT LOWEST RATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.   \  J For Sailiag Dates, Rates and ful l.information,  8B Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass.  Agt.  ������^������^t������^.*������^.'*������!������^.*������-^-.*^.'������^.'������J?i>."������ 9i^.*iik������i^������i^kPi^rPi^K^P>^Pi^rP>-*k9i  f     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Work:������ at  LADYSMITH.B. C.  - Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  S  i  t  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per" Day.  'nntive' village. ' tKc eoloi   mnslr beautiful  Thom.is   El wood   Ganott,   lhe   well In   the  same   waie, whuh   is      nl*  known St.  Loins port, dramatist and made  on  tho   wheel,  and  not? molded,  critic," is dead.    Tie was horn  in 1X27 ..s cheaper polleiy  is, an* *,ciy brau-  in  Chester rcvnly,   Pennsylvania,   go- tiful   liculs   niml   Hal   dishes   for   tbe  nig,,to St    Louis,  in 1851     His chief centre of  the  table,  in  greens, lil'.ies,  literjiv   conliihiilimi   is   a book      ol jellows  and   exquisite   tones  of  vio-  pot-ms  entitled   "The "Masque  of   the let     They   are not expensive, ^    <on-  MiiS's." sulci ing  thai   each   piece   is   a'scpar-  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  some of tlie leaves still perfect on  lhc siems. The almonds ,are to be  had ' at any of .the fruit stores,  which arc increasing in New York,  as thc taste tor luvmies. spreads.  The nuts are imported and are rath-  ci expensive. A few suffice .to help  lhe fruit dish mate a handsome <ip-  Good tables and good j pcarance.       Fresh  figs " are another  Rooms  PORTLHND HOTEL-  ANGELO TATE,PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra   well  Stocked  For Expressing  Light or Heavy Teaming  at  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUOGTES  FOR HIRE \���������:   :���������.  See.I. KEMP,  or lca\e ordcis  "Transfer Stables*  FIRST  AVENUE 'PHONE fi-0.  luxury in fmit. Not every one cares  for them ,in this climate, as they  become somewhat insipid after being  plucked. 'Ibey look well with othei  fiurt however.  At  the fruit  stores imported, clier-  ites as  large as plums and of a bril-  Freebu-itd all Bteamboat landinge and  Goocr Table   Good Bed and Good BM  '���������ilw.iy de-,ota.   Electric ears every five  ninutec* to all parte of   the eily.   Bar (Halt Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET- - Ladysmith:  4ud table lines eel led.  F. EAYNES, Proprie:tor,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER R, C.  .Healers In  Pianos and  Organs..  Ladysmith, B.C.  GEO, YUEN  Merchant Tailor  TUe comfortable*' way  EVERYTHING   THAT'S GOOD, IN  TRAVEL'IS YOURS IP    -  \YOU USE THE    ;  I  Overlands  Daily  1  Ladsyntith  ^        i/P  B. C  Any  TH6 CITYMHRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist, Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  Public Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that tbe  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers  of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have for  .some time  past  hcei. pioiluc-ing flour in a   vaslly   impiovod  and  (unified  form  by  the aid  of ELECTRICITY  and  havinj; secured-control  of   .ill the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising  the   public  l.hal. any  unauthorized users of' the electrical    flour purifying processes  will he prosecuted.  Ogilvio Flcmr Mills Company "L?mitod  re the  only    millers in Canada whose   Flour in  purified by tlie electric process  tf  !&E5immmiS&  This  ffofrlhaB   heen  completely      Board and lodging % I .(���������>'���������  per .day.  renovated. .    "  HO T E JL    PR E TO RIH  Bar- Supplied   with  thc  Best   Wines,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Liquors and  Cigars. 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  The Farmers  Meat Market  Geo. Roberts      x       Prop  Kind  HILBERT  of  Job  jDone Promptly and  WELL  At  0r% ���������% ������  rnce  ��������� ���������  1st   Avenue  HENRYS NURSfRlfS  NEW CROP-  Home Grown 8c  Imported |1  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at G.r* p.m.," or 9 pm., where close  connections is made to alljpoints  East. V  "Famous Flyer" leaves Seattle 8 a.m  "Fast Mail" leaves Seattle ... 8 p.m  2 NIGHTS TO ST. PAUL.  3 nights to Chicago.  ��������� -V-NIGHTS TO  NEW YORK.  SHORTEST ROUTE TO ALL KOO  TEN AY  POINTS.  ACROSS    THE,  MOUNTAINS    IN  DAYLIGHT.  on or address  S. O. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., . 78 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON, THOS. KIDDIE.  .< |    ; General Manager. Smelter Manager.  w. siler;  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY n<V ���������*:  Le^ve orders at the Abfcotsford.  t  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARLORS  ,   HIGH  STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������-J -  RATES %tjaaVV������ BAY  SAMFI.it ROOMS.'    .->  li-:  Tr  nA.H SUPPLIED WITH BKS1  WINHS, MQUOK.S, CIGARS  HOTEL  .     ���������    t *. - - ���������  Beat accomodation in town.'   Splendid hunting and fiehiui; in" near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor.... LADYSMITH, B. C  LIVeRV, BOARDiNQ AND  / SALES STABLES  GARDEN.    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  "JIODODENDRONS,   ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less. - Catalogue free.  3010 Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are Yow  GoingEast  i .. ���������  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  HOTEL    LELAND.  iT. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot    and  steamboat  wharves.   Newly  renovated  and     re-modelled.    Rates  S2 per-  day.    Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1-4.  ar  *  ar-1  ��������� ������������������  *  *  *  *  : EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  I     *-.  DAVID JOHNSON  * PHONE 66 LADYSMITH*  *  *  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man. Director  ', Telephone^*?.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd,  MILLS   AT  FIODICK   AND  LADY SMITH-Sbingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     ol���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  3eas6oed and  Klin Dried Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber in   Stock.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government     and  Yates Sts.,  Victoria, B. C*  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  TtHE CANADIAN BANK  1    OF 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 Manage*  BANK MONEY ORDERS  3  3  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the Pacific  Coast.  itJTHE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   TIIE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,  ST.  PAUL,  CT1I-  CAQO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and'ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  F. W.-PARKER  v       Gener-al  igent,  m 2nd Ave., Seattle.  One ot which Is the fambu������ "North  Coa,st Liuriterl,"  Up-to-date     Pullman   and     Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued  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 Park,  'Steamship tickets on sale to all  'European points. Very low rates  now in effect. 'Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  .For fuithsr particulars call or  write the oflice.        Phone Main -15C.  A. D* CARLTON, C.E.LANG  A^G.P.A.   N.P.,        General Agwat  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under     3 cent*  .  Over $5 and not exceeding $10. .    6 cents  ! "   "    $10       "       .'���������'."���������'���������     $30;.....   10 cents '  ������������������   $30; ���������/," ���������'���������' ���������'' "��������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� $50.......15 cents   '���������.'"' '������������������;���������"������������������������������������  These Orders are Payable at Par .-it any office in C nachi of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), aiid at the principal banking point:;   n the United Statefl*  .���������       j    '���������   . KKGOTIAHt.lt AT A I'lXBIl BATK A  1   'THE CANADIAN-BANK OF COMMERC-- . LONDON, ENG.  '��������� They forai an excellent method ofremlttin   small sums of iuon������y  with safely und nt small   :ost.  .   !     ' :���������.���������':���������-���������"*..*. S .    ���������'���������'  LADVPKJTH BRANCH        ���������< W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Maaarer.  "-"\    ...     ���������         .:���������-.. - A?   .  ���������  BOOTS AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and making to order   a  ���������peciality.  THOnAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best accommodation lor transient  tnd permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  ���������  This new Hotel has been comfort-  a*>lv furnished and the bar Is up-to-  d^te. Rates %IAQ a day and up-,  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Eii>BlABui������ inn :hbj :���������������: ������������: Ladysialth  LADYSMITH BVKeRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Coafectionary of all kinds.  Ordera taken for Pastries to b������ delivered at any time..  Employment Agency,  HAY. GRAIN AND  FAPM "ROOUtf  Orders will he delivered anywhere  ia the city promptly and at the low*  est j possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, cm tfc������  Bsplana'di.  JASM ������ABHOe������,   '    ; , jj ass  5?!8fi*5H55  -.  DAItV'LEDGER  iMwwiiii������������<������riara*aMi-aHi**aMi  AND  tt Plana,  Specifications and De- ������������������  *��������� taili     furnishetl for all kinds ������������������  *��������� of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  tt Line  ������������������ C.   B.  ROBELEE,   Carpenter ������������������  ������������������ and Joiner,    ' 2nd ������ve, Lady- ������������������  *��������� smith,  B.  C.                         ^ ������������������  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  rirnntiT  DEFEND THE USE  mggsmgjgjgggmggjfg  every sn,(A\ci  a suicide, while on  Although  it is  NOTICE.  OF THE WEEIJ   ������'llcl  "l "as ht(>n bailed as an aid to  - ,       ,   .,,     tear cf life     that natural!v ensue in  universally admit-  Ionscvjl,y> uliniInJ/JIlg      lllc* woaJ   <xn(I  ^ ted that smoking is not a necessity, j olri age. lu spite of a��������� OMpos 1]0I1  but only a h'������.Lit, and a',bad habitat and of every aigument laised against  that, a great n^iny learned and dis- '"-i t-he usa of bhe soothing weed is a  tinguished men, including physicians well-nigh, unnei sal custom,  and scientists, niaiiitain that if is  not an evil but a posilne good.  "His     certainly a lemaikablc Tact  in    the his Loi y of  well-known    'physici  the f -4**-H*-n-->^**:**^**i*^*<M*^^ <.���������  Its   Great   Resources  , Persons    found   using our   Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will, be prosecuted.   , ~r  ���������-  RUMMING BROS.  i.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.    ,  Ladysmith. B.C.  '      " 'zT f  :'. ��������� - i 1  J  r  n' 'A  t  t  *  t  "That tobacco rs not a necessity is  readily conceded  on   all sides,  ts,r  no J ^  sane pei.son could possiblv chum that ! -f  its use is esseiit>al to lile.   Its mo*.I !$  mankind," said a i devoted friends plead  nothing licjoiul,*  :ian,    "ihal since jlhe fact      lha1, smoi*ij*e ^ a- luxurvi   J.  Union  Brewing  NANA! MO,   B. C.  Hanufacturers of the  Co  ii  GALEDOMJIN"  century^a  No,part of British Columbia today offers so many ailvantagss to the  'investor as docs' VANCOUVER ISL AND. ,  J  <��������� ' - '   i"     /  *    Its vast and varied natural weaHh has never Iieen as yet thoroughly  appreeiatcd\y reason of the fact th at it has never' beea promiently ;laid  before the public. "-"   ��������� "'    '���������' < ���������"  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  Leads Them    All  ^     IN" QUALITY"  -*.  R. P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  thc    Giteentii  growth known lo botanists as mco-  tiana tr*i.Kicum Iiijs come into such  general use for smoking as almost  to revolutionize the social .customs  of civilized people. It would Ire difficult today to find a quarter ot the  globe- where the use of the plant is  not known.  "Nevertheless, smoking has met  with vigorous opposition at times.  11 has been denounced by p.ipers,  Iiom pulpits, and am platforms, e'en reigning S0i>cieigns' hkivc t>et them-  /sches to stamp out the practice.,  'Russia at one tune i'.ssisting on cutting off lhc nose of c\ory smoker,  and Persia onco made it an offense  pun'shable     by death.       It has l,ecn  ,   ,,   I one which sustains a chceiiul b'lghl-  vegetable' ,    ,.    , , /   ?    .  *-" ness and ahlflds an enjoyment  out of  all    'proportion     to the smallness of  its cost. Complants     against tee  extravagaii.re     of     the habit aie un-  rcasoua'ble, and only lo be attributed  to  wilful     ignoiance or want   oi   reflection.       "Many  Hung*,  m  daily use  are hy no means necessaiy , yet they  largely     eontiri'Milc to the eiimjAiienl  and pleasure of life.  "Thackery     once said' 1   vow and  I believe thai  tobacco has been one of  , the gieakst ci cal ure comb.its of my  ( life���������a kind companion, a gentle sli mi  ulanl,     an     amfwblo  anod\ne,  a  eo-  mentcr of friendship.     "May I die if f  abuse     that     Kindly weed which has  given mc so much pleasme.r  "The     only objection   le.illy  worlh  ���������4-  / In [British Columbia  Lager  Beer   and Porter  Guaranteed  Brewed  )     J i  I (it (i i i i"tn At alt Run Heps  +  t  x  7  I  ������  ������  r.  ^*-f-r-M*,^*'M'"H*-M''4~F-K*-*-H^  9  .  l  Pacific Coast   Agency. '  VICTORIA, :���������: :���������: ������������������:.-: :���������B.C  proclaimed     against on the continent conS!(Ielal,1011  ,s  ���������lal loI)accn ac(s a<J  ii. almost every part   and in En^aml   a ���������  m Ul(J lieam     svRtcm    Qa  l.ing James     I. s  'Counterblast  Ag-   -^ scorc     a     fiat (,ea] ^ ^  ainst   lohacco,'     is a lasting memo,-  forlh whicli ls maUcc [fji ^.^ ^_  ial of his deteiminacion that no puif   t.   . ������������������       ....     ,,        ,.      ,.        ,  '        fleet on,     but other allegalions have  fer ol     tobacco j     should icccivc any  crown appointment. *  "It has been contended, on the one J  hand,  that     tobacco is a po.son and  Miners' Drilling Machines  Made to order and Repaired at shorn  notice.   Diill Sharpened by us tl  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Sliipsmitliing    in  aJ1     its   Branhe  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmiths.  Davif   Murray  Buller Street   -    -   -    - Ladysmitli, B  B  It5 Vast Agricultural Resources  X  Its'land, when properly cleared,    will grow almost any product of the  soil known to man, , I I j-   ' '    -  VEG ET ABLES  WHEAT  OATS  RYE  \  OB'  ALL   KINDS  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL     FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  , <     (- - *  The Canadian Pacific Company will adopt a literal land policy, and  th*. 1,500,000 acies controlled ' by them will be disposed of on reason-  ble terms to actual settleis  Government lands can lie seemed    and     money' can be made by those  who desire a new home in a country    possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  - THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi   th, will   supply   any   information   ob-  ta'nable  to  those  who contemplate   a visit  with  a view of investment  if  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre of the great coal mining    distiict,     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in  each  year. '  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE      LINE    FROM  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  RITORIES     AND    THE YUKON,  TERRITORY.'  Coal���������Coal lands may be put chased  at $10 per acre tor solt coal and $20,  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can- be acquired by- one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall' be collected on the gioss (,output. '    -  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain- entry for a mining location.  A free nn._ei 's certificate is granted  for one or mure 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  lame 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 oilice, one-  additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording a claim is (fS^*  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid lo  the mining r������*order in lieu thereof.  When $500 has becn expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the" laud  at $100 an acre. v  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of the Interior to lor ate  claims containing uon and mica, also  copper, in the *i ui-on teriitoiy, of an  area not exceeding ifjO acres.  'ibe patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 24 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 Sask.at,  ������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 pow-  VICTORIA TO  er is usct*> claims 200 feet wide may  roe obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting tbe Yukon  Territcfy���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years, renevvable . in  Subscribe for and read THE  DA ILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  *  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.'  Our Bar is newly fittcdup and well vsupplied and is in charge or  JOS. JPELLIGRINELLI  the discretion of the Minister of the  Itaterior.  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 drcgde 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  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10    per  niium for each mile ot river leased  Royalty at the rate of- 2J per cent  collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000. , _,  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five "miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a teim ol  twenty years, also renewable.  The l������ssec-s right is confined to tht  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water markr^hat boundary to be fixed by its position on the  istday of August iu tbe year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge foi  each five miles within six .years from  6uch 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  lhe width being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250  feel square. ,   .  Claims aie marked by two legal"  posts, one at each end, beai ing notices. Entry must he obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. , One__exlra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  Thc peison or company stating a  claim must hald a fice miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the paity ordinary  claims  only. ~  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at Ure rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped  from     the  ���������fukon Territory to be paid H>     the  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one" mining claim      ou  eaeh  separate river, cieek  or  gulch,  but tbe same miner may hold     any  number of claims  by purchase,     and  free mineis may work their claims rn  partnership  by filrng notice and paying a fee of $2 00     A claim  may    be  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 AaiI he deemed to be  abandoned, and open to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made  and publishing  notices  in    the  Yukon official Gazette..  Petroleum���������All unappropriated Dominion lands in Manitoba, thc Northwest Territories, and within 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 exceei-  tiiroe times "the breadth.  Should the prospector discover" oil  n paying quantities, aud 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 ar.'  the remainder of the tract reserved  namely, 1,280 acres will be sol.)  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may he specified by order-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A. SMART.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  Department  of tbe Interior, ���������   '..'  -'   f  failed to disci lmjnatc between the  nd the abuse of the weed, li is  easy to find similar fault with most  things we eat and drink, foi 'more  harm has resulted from Jack; of self-  eomtibl in these matters than could  possibly follow thc excessue use of  tobacco.  "Indeed"; .'theie is -nothing wrong  which, though lawful and right in  itself, is not open to-the same kind  of abuse, and if we depme ouiselves  ofeveiything capable of being wiong-  ly used away go money, food _ ami  life.  "The two' commoii conditions  which, result fiom e\cessi\e smoking  sie a characteristic alteration of the  rhythm in the beating of the heart  and an affection oV tbe eyes which  impairs the vision and leduces the  power of distinguishing colors. The  furred tongue, the cluoritic irr cation  of the throat, and the accompanying-  dyspepsia,' >, though less important,  are ne\eitheless lnvonvenient and  ought ne\er lobe present in a healthy person.    '  , "That such harm does icsult when  use passes ,into abuse is sufficient  .wanning to ever sm.jkcr to put hi in  on his guard, '-and if an occasion arises should prompt him to reduce Ins  consumption, of twbacco or lay asule  forever a habit which ffircalens to  impair his health.  .' "rJhc<j(pponents of smoking unfortunately rely upon evidence gatheied  from these cases of abuse, and the  c 'nse'qiicnce is thcii allegations do  not accoid with established fact If  e\ery smoker were being slowly poi-  foned deaths would occur at an eail\  ags and (heir number would markedly increase. There aic ma-ify things  Uiidc tobacco which aie highly dcl-  limcntal when abused, yet the rational use of'them is bencficiul in the  highest- degicc  "The    lale    Trof.      Huxley     said  "There    is no    more bar in in a- pipe  than theie is     in a cup of lea    You"1"  nifty poison yourself bv di inking  too  much  tea or     kill voiuici'C  hv calms;  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU  That the place lo BUY YOUR MEAT  is   where  the  slaughtering     't  done locally?   We are not depending  on   what the Wholesalers send ub������  and     can    GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND CLEAN  PAN NELL  &    PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK, .   OAT/.cR������= S.^E^T LADYSMITH  x  LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO. x\  I  PIANOS,     ORGANS ' ANDHOUSEHOLD-   FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the    *"  WILLI A VIS W)   I \\\\r  ������*��������������������� ��������� ��������� ��������� T ���������++++++���������+������������������������++++���������++ ���������+-������������m-+4*++������-������������++++++++++������4>������ ;;  ENGLISH  OAK WARE  These silver mounted English oak goods are  rich in appearance, substantial in character and  give excel Ian t service.  ';������������������-**  *   ~Z>VZ  .  jT.*.. :'>i I  ->���������    .it ���������  >���������    -V..I  top many beefsteaks "  V*'_W*' C* *sv*^>^-*-".^ "?������������������   -  ^'\^\'*'^\:-jt^S:>-  Oak Salad Bowls, best Quality, siher  wilh sciveis, like cut,  Oak Butter Dishes with loose linings  Oak    Biscuit Jars, Tlucc SLyb s $3. JO, I-SO ami 5.00   each  Oak - Liquer Frames, with 3Boltlcs SS.5oail(l $������2 each  plated mounts, complete  $7. 5o each  S.'J and 8..SO each  PAINTING,   PAPEK  ETC.  lUil  SYNOPSTS.OIV CANADIAN NORTH  -   WEST MINING   REOIJ^ATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands   may  be  pin chased at -filO per ucie for soft coal   and  -���������.20  for   anlhiacitc.   Nol more than  320 acres can be acnjuned  by one 111-  dhidual 01 company.   Hoy ally at the  rate    of ten cents pei   ton  of 2,000  pounds     shall      be 'collected  on   the  \gross  output.  Quart/���������A fice miner's certificate is  granted upon paunent in advance of  t>7.50 per annum for an uidrwdual,  and from $30 to 4100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A fice in.ner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. The ree for recording  a claim  is -fG.OO  At least JlOo must be expended on  the claim c������ch year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $fi'00 has becn e.vpcndod or paid, thc  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the Jam! at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2-h per cent on  the sales.  PLACER,  mining  claims   generally      omiiii   /-,-���������o,i- ^   ���������-,   ,   ,   ,  .������������������  f    , ,      r     *r fcjiiulli   (reading paper)���������What   fools  are 100 feet square; entry fee W, re-1  new-able, yearly. |somc ,nei1 do m!lk<"- "���������* -Uiomselvcs!  A free miner may obtain two leas- ^irs- Smith���������Now' Clarence, what  es to dredge for gold of five miles have you been doing this time?���������Chi-  eaeli for a term of twenty years, re- (.ac;o ]\jews  newablc at the descretion of the Minis ter of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation .withfn one season from ihe  date of ih.* lease for each five, miles.  Rental, $10 .per annum fur each mile  of river Heased. Royalty at the.rale  of 2k per cent collected on the: output after it exceeds $ 10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Mnister of  the  Interior.  Work  done pioperly  and  a I      right I  prices.     Shop and   resrdence   in  rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E.  SMITH,  Prop.  Senator Stee'e.���������I want $50,(KI0 for  thai job.  Railway     Magnate���������You  won't, get  (lie tenth  part of     it.   Sena tors arc  g, (ing to     jail now Tor $2,00/1.    This  lis   a     bear'   market  for senators.P  Pittsburg Post.  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and BniiJer  REPAIRING;  of  all  kinds  promptff  attended to.    Shop on G-atacre    iV  ��������������������������� . .���������_~  ���������  M. r i\vm  -Solicitor,  Etc.  st. Avenue  *.. 'J  Loan  LADYSMJT  Ladysmith Temp-e No. 5 R&thbottc  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's half  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. nj*  Mrs.  Kate Tate, secretary.. !  n.  w,  Meat market  LADYSMITH B. G. * --" ,     '  y v'.  tt. t   ,  - y  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  rmrsr  FOUND.  On Frrst A\enuc on August 1st, a,  biacelet Owner can ha\e the same  by calling at the pusloilrce, r(lentiF\-  nig ihe ailicle, auml paving for tins  nolrce. Xv  j\lr    Jas.  Wamock,   of  Galrano  Island, was rn  the c-nv this  afternoon  Judge   II.nr ison was a passeiiROi on  the  through  tia.ui at noon todav  The  Ladle.'   Guild,   of  the  1'resbv-  tenan    chinch   are  making  aiiange-  lncnls  to  hold an  ico-cieam social rn  the neai   fntnie  CapL   Uall.ci   and Mi    Frshci, who  as  inenliriiicd   in   these colnius,    aie  considering  phins   to  elect   afertili/-  ci   on   GahaJKi   Island,   nte  expeclcd  n|) tomonow  Messis.   Simoi   I.cisei   have      lhe  While   Swan   pn/e   gi amopl one,   and  lhe  holder   ������f   the   successful   liehet,  "No   (M20,  should call   al   then   stoic  on  Gatacic .slicet.  I have been notified by lhe publish-  eis* ihal on en I nilei the 1st of  Nepl.eiii.bei the subscription pi ice of  Fvnvbonlv 's will ad\ance 1o'1>l ")0 a  jcai Suhscnhc now al U 00 a vear  at   Kniahfs   bookstoic  DUNCANS  TOWNS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  in  town lots which are no w offered  A small .aiea has been laid off  at  ���������������   LOW  PRICES   AN   D ON  EASY TERMS  The future  of   the  Cowichan      District  and   Vancouver  Island  all   exceed   expectations   an I   tl is  )-. a sood chance  ' ���������   i safe and  wi  piohtahlV  investment  SEE PLANS AM) PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART J. H WI1ITTOMB  v. i.  jaawr-'-'ig-gr*;  i  Ladysmith, Y  Duncans,  P t1 Oaig, ot Nonaimo, mono-,  line operator m the Herald olhce,  has' signed a contract to spend one  or two vc.us m Bloonifoniern, South  Africa, in selling up and operating,  nionilinc composing machines He  will hvav<* earning the best wishes  ol his fellows oi the craft on Salui-  clay for Monti cal All Ciaig has a  sound e online!   on good tcims  A't the drawing held jesteidav foi  t ctet number bAL'A was the winnei  the While Swan pn/e, a gtamaphonc,  The diawing was personally conduct  ed hv All K K Peiser, the coiup.r-  m's gcncial agent Since the inlio  diictron of White Swan soap to the  pr'bl r p, few rbonths ago it has  rrarle lemai liable piogiess and is to'  da*, consicied cjne ol tbe best ait  cles in its line lhat is sold  1'eo* le* living at thc top ofthc hi'!  have i'heen compfa'iung ahoul lhe  mani.ei m wh ch then voung chick,  icns disappear li   was some lime  tli'ief, hut vesteidav one ladv declaies  hefoie thev were able ������to diseovci the  she had Iho pleasure of seeing five  small h re's swallowed'alnc by a brg  Jdoj., The animal must have a good  digest mi Toi he did not masticate  the dainty meal at all  LENZ & LEISER  WHOLESALE DRY       GOONS,  MANUFACTURERS OF  SUITABLE     FOR       THE  WARM WEATHER. "  They will help to keep you  i���������  cool.   IVe have ,two do/.en left  lhat   we are .going to clear  out ai the small sum of  DRYSDILE- STEVENSON  Co.   Ladysmith  Ladysmith Dodt Duii?.  Cstabftshment  Launch and Pleasure Boats of All  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  lo order and'Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality. *  IIARRUP AND HAYED>L-  - BOAT     BUILDERS.    '  CUBANCIGJVRFACTORY  Manufacturers of tlie Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOfl  None  but Union Lab   Employed "  fl. J. BOOTH, Prop.  , . NOTICE.  Fiom     this date the undersigned  ! will not be responsible for any indebtedness     incurred except oa     a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin ' ,  V. I. EXPLOR'ATION-&..DEVEL-  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  GENTS'  FURNISHINGS,  ETC.  SHIRTS, OVERALLS, "ETC.  Ah Wing & Co,  Merchant Tailors  Indies' and dents' Clothes Made to  Order. >��������� .  PERFECT FIT GUAR ANTS "��������� >  LADYSMITH,   B.  C.  ' '}]  Wins the Oramaphone  f������-  at the drawing yesterday  w    -i   -������        f  This winning Coupon Numbe" r was supplied by us, and the Holder.  * - 4 ~~  will please call at oui> Store and receive the GRAMOPHONE.  - "*"���������  < v.   '  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  OATAOREST.  XADYSMITH  VICTORIA, B. .C.  rb���������ft���������Ttr  -*-*"*  MARINE  OPER-V TROn* WILL  VISIT L\DV^MITH  Mrs   (Di )  Davis\     who spent \es-  ���������teiday in  laihsmth  leiuincd to Ka-  nnuiio  on  hist   even nil's   liain      Dining, the dav  Mis   Davis completed ai  lar^munis      to    bung   hei      Opcia  tionjiD      to    Ih s     cn\    tintiPti,  this  month     The children will piesent 11  HI    S       I'ui.ifoie in  the    local  Opoia  House  on   two "**" successive  evenings  August 31st and 22nd , will piobi-bh  he the dates  The entile proceeds, o* ei and aLiovc  expenses "will   he donated  lo  Ihe Xa-  " I'aiino llos''plt.il fund  When   rn n:*ed  of stationary  c i1! at  Km gill's  bookstore  and   he  will   <rv  to fill  yom   wauls  The rhiMicii of the Chinch of T.ns.-  l.inl Sui'il.i*, School v ill lniii*; re  mr-inli'i the Inppv d.u thev spent  ^e*-lei day al "All Poitci's ian< lineal  Chemainus 'lhe annual peine whul  "\Ti Poilei Kin.llv allow eel the (Iiipc  tors of the Sundav School lo hold  on his propcitv, A\as a pi ononiicpcl  siicjc ess and all wlio went to it spenl  a lhoioii,;hlv   pnjcnahle   cl,i3'  x,y    N,^    vw    \������r   ^i^_m^_ sti^   *iy   Vt/    M."   *:!���������  Koi  the lust  time m the lnstoiV'of  tjie   port,  of   \.uicou\er   the  sluppniK  iiitt&Lci   tc-da)  insisited   on   the  ciew  ol  a    coastwise  AessLL--sigiiing  arti-  c'i s,  says   the  Pi o\ nice    This   w.i*i  done in   the case of thc sleamei  Ca-  mosun,     which   is  scheduled   to  sail  tonight   for   poits  alonfi   the   Bntisii  Columbian toast as fai   iioihh a&_the  Naas Ri\ei     At  11 o'clock this moining the cntne crew ot the Camosun  weic  signed  on  the ai tides ol      U'J  ship  al   the shilling  master s  oflVe  .\o peiscm L^s boen pniightcned as  to the le.ison foi tins sliangp de-  jiaitiiic from usual pioccvdnigs^ and  lluie are many shipping men who  have come to the conclusion that it  is .11 humbug iind nonsense 101 a  ! coaster to have to place hei ciew on  .unties wilh ccHiscijiiLiit expense and  t ion hie in the employing and dis-  cluugine ot men  rOO'lR ".LLI'-RS II \\ C   VR-  RVN'GKI)  TA'CI R^IO/  i\fi    Geo   L      Corntn������v was anions  tl p I >    I'       R   olbci.ils     who ])a-.s'*d  lluoi'-rh   I..ul\slinth  on  last   cicninu;*-  11   in   it.nn    . n toi ia        All     i"c in tn.iv  was  lnt.eiMcwc cl      at   the  station   l'\  Mr. .1.  Adam, .secretary of the I<Y>ot  hall  ('lull, in  reference  lo  the proposed 'moonlight excursion.     After some  conversation   ir.  was  arranged   lo. nn  the pxciirsi.-.n on. thc evening of Monday,     August   Mill.   The  S.  S.  -loan  will    I.-.'.     c-hartcrccl  for the occasion  and will   .leave this  port at 'iMO  for  Naiuiiino and    after staying  there an  out   an  hour   *uil leave on her return  trip, arr'ving home about; II  o'clock.  The  excursion  promises   to   he an   cn-  jov.-il.lp  one   for      lire   fo<:tbailers   are  rlclprmined   to     li'.iA'e undone nothing  that   will help to give the trippers a  pie;'.1" nt.  time.  NA.NA1MO  At   the     le^ulai   mteling  of      On.  waul  Lodge,   Ko    2,   10GT,  held  last     evening,   the   following   olhcers  were installed  foi   the ensuing tei,nr  C. T���������Rio   C   Giahain, V T ���������Sis  1>    Smith,   Sec ���������Rio    \\    J    Blown,  A*-s st      Stc���������Sis    L    Smilh,   JVIar-  shall,���������Sis.   L    Rowen,   Ue^>    Maislul  ���������1JU>   M    Cot lie    J G ��������� Rro   A.  To-  olti,   Chaj Janir-Sis    K    Motion, Sen  -iiio   II    Holers,  I'ast  Chief 'lemp  ���������l.ro   Geo    Wilson  'lbc iunvi.il  of  Uie  late Mi     D.uue,  ^.lovwirt     bi ,   too'u   place   \c\suipla\  t.iterno0n  from   the larnily  residence,  ���������111ton slrcel, to tl.j Nanaimo ccme-  ii-iy, and    was attended hv  the icla-  i.vs ot thc deceased H\s will as bv a  i. rgc numhci of svmp.ithi/iiij. Inenils  incial Svtvices weie held al the  nunc by the Rc\ J IM Millai, af-  a-i     which thc  college     wcnclcil  its  .vay  to     tlic ceineteiy   wheie   the deceased    was laid at  icst       The h������'i-  al  seivicc .v.us iead at  the gi.^esi������li-  i,   the Rev    .1    Al    Millet      'lhe pall  SPORT  H^-*^Ht--^~*4e^-^-^H������t-^- ^ -  BASEBVLL  A baseball match between the Duncan     Intermediates     and Ladysmith  giound on   Satuiday afternoon next  Juniois will lie played on the ..Bunker  THE RING���������  Ohailcs Dryden, the well-known  Aineiican sporting" writer, sums up  lhe caieei of James J. Jeffries .by  decl.uing'' that' in putting heads'".in  boileiN and Knowkin^ tltfin oil human be.n^s "Jim has the field beaten  one nautical mile andVeight furlongs  hat "  An exchange says Paddy Ryan  was nol without honor in his own  countiv John L Sullivan was worshipped Jim Coibcll was geneiallv  --.si.et A Roll Tit'smimriis was an  ailistic Uiuiuih 'ihe woild bail to  give il to Je'Uies foi what nature  (had done \oi him But Marvin Har.t?  Well, teallv, has it come to this?  THE OAR���������  The iepr3sentati\es of tlie Ottawa  Rowing Club who will take part in  the Canadian Henley regatta at St.  Kitts on August 1 and 5 are putting up the finished article umler  the caieful dnection of Coach Rice,  sa\s an exchange,.* Since his arrival lhw.e who will take places in the  shells have been improving steadily  until now/ the men aie  in tl>3  pink  ������  Parent���������And what do'* you propose,  to'teach'the children in-your school  of cal,si hemes'' ^  -    , f  Teacher���������To"~- s t,  stand,     and lie  propeily. ���������    "  _ "   ^ v l '  "Paiont-^Well,     you" need only., teach  *" mine to sit and stand,    My hus4and  is a solicitor for     arealcstateifirm.���������  Baltimore American *   r������~rr:���������r���������. -^  i ������ ^  Vancouver is to have a newt turnip  ture'factory.   A" $2,''06o'������it������ has"be������n'  seemed down'^iear the sugar refinery  - and ut30*'000  worth 6frmachinery"wrll  installed.    . ,'..������.- it- -3-.K icr u.^  W.G Fraser  ���������- d  be  All August Jmaga'zttesvnbw in1'* it  Knight's, book store.  n  J. STEWART;:  Conveyancing -- "y ������"> * Notary Public  P. O. BOX a68     ^ 'y r :  For Sale���������4 roomed house  f ne    location, 'neatly-fenced -and*  furnished     * ."*        "   $525  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  Jlcndeis will be leceiveh by the un-  deisigned up (ill 5 p m on Monday  nc\t, 7th August, for oiling the  lloois of the large school with dust-  less oil  essanly accepted. -  rl he lowest oi     any tender not nec-  .-     JOHN  STEWART  O  M.-C.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given  that at the  next     sittlrm;     of the Boaid    of Li  *-*-*-*-  BLAIR AND &D1.  ApKNTS.  'PHONE   2-4 PHONE 24.  < ,     i   -i  >-,  ;������.  MerchantTallor,  "r   , '."���������-,,   ������������������"���������*" ('st Avenue'), 'r    . ;   t >-.'*".'"*  Spring Stock on hand; Call early and  ^typiir choice ;  N5I1IN0 TACKLE  ;'  ,<  -������' Trowhng' Spoons "in Abundance   Latest designs and goqd killers.,-      '  C   '      ;AtCompletej'Stockol Flys jn ALL VARIETIES.'^        '  .   Balance of our highclabs Fishing Rods at-> jr  35 PER CENT DISCOUNT "-;  f a  of condition.  The men are finding the eaily moining woiKouts ag.ieat success, anil  these, combined with diet ancl training hours, aic putting them in tiptop fonn for the brg events Mr  Rice is confident that the tup to_^  St Kills will not be a fruitless one,  but the tiaming will not Ic iela\ed  until thc timejeomes to stall for;the  scene of the events.  For Sale���������5-roomed house  good location, $375 and ' one  year moie io pay Owner has  already pari $51C besides improvements  For Sate���������Two   fine lots,  e. ch C0\120, centre of Citv, $250  and assume mortgage of     $400        ^ . /  To R n*��������� Nice   house    on  Thud Avenue, corner lot, $C mo  ������,     - .  For   Sale���������ioo   acres,   of  land  in Cedar Drstuct $265  For Sale���������2  sheep farms  on one of the Gulf Islands, considerable improvements. For  tbe Two , ,$450  For Sale���������4-roomed house  $350  . NEW BROWNING AUTOMATIC, SHOTG UN   AT  -   "*  .     J   .'     -   "-".'       " " J -    - ,   .  sr ���������������  ''.,.'*" -e- s -, 1 $28 ,".-���������-    y.  LADYSiVllTH HARDWARE* CO., Ltd  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMAIER GOODS JUS'llARRIVED.  Charles Dunn, of the "above firm, .visits Ladysmith eveiy Sunday foi'th*  purpose ������f taking measurements and seeing customers ��������� personally. May  be seen at the Hotels. We' guarantee all stock and a peilect fit at the  lowest possible rates. Suit* fiom .$15 00 up. Pants Irom $4.00 up. All  Hand-mad.. Full line of. the Latest supplies ALWAYS cawed by Mr..  Dunn. ,     . -    ,.     1 -    * ' ' li I*  .micis woe  \daii"*.,  Icspic.  Messis   Simian, Quinii   tensing ("ominissioiiers of the City of |  CIi.tub,   Ilannei ni.iii   and  (lil-  "'.iohn (ionlon,. a digger in the  ...n.s arwl resiileiil: of Kxlension, was  .f.dly hurt in the. mines on "Monday.  A r.inaway cm: knocked down a post  which struck Mr: Cordon on the  head, causing severe 'injuries. At  first- his eondithie gave cause for  oiuch anxiclv but thamr's so the care-  Lad vsmith, I intend to make application for a transfer of the Rota 1  Liquor .licence now held by me for  tlie. premises k nown as the Queen's  I'otel, situate, upon Lots 1.3 and 14,  block 75, Ladysmah, B. C, from myself to Leopold Lepas.-  Ladysmith,'22nd  duly,   1?05.  I'i! I      attention-  now inipr'oving.  of  the dfictc :::  he    s  :\'<r. Harry Smith, edil-c. ���������: f the  Cowichan Leader, visited L.- '.. .-���������mith  vesterdav afternoon.  Dr.R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AN work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  ...j  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  For Sal;  -7-roomed hoiif e  sssif  To Rent���������First class hotel  business, hosl location  liidniclual ice cream molds are  moie oi less super flu ous in tlie oidi-  naiv kilchen, but wheie luxuries aie  ] i it ii L scarlet color are sold in glass-  covered boxes. They are useful to  crown a steamer husk-et or a centre  piece, nnd also to trim fruit salads.  A single hi rgc cherry is very pretty  nli  a watvr  ice.-  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If you can get firstrclass goods    at ' low  prices  fiom  aieliable -  house at home.   The  peddhus that call here tiy  to fcL i id or sueh  trash as they cannot sell ������t home.  If you get an article-fiom    a  teliable Aim you are sureTKa t the goods are as  lopicwntrd, ami  if vou are not satisfied you have something to fall toac* on as we  a.e here s.nce this town was fist started, and hold ou. lepuja-  tion"as ' a-nraUlass-"house. We cany nothing *u out lme bat the  best quality of goods .and sell  on  small   ptot.ts,   as  out   evp.n es  a.e small. We hate no fat saUncs Kvrav and no tuuelPnu ������-  pen-ses     Call and compaie on.   pric������ and our goods, .ml clon.t li  deceived  B.FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  Ladysmith,   B. C  First Avenue,   X   X   **>  Stoves  Stoves  3  IE BARGAIN TABLES FOR  SHIRTS and TIES  IMMENSE SNAPS  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   PLOOK.  -__������������������   ���������   ��������� TELEPHONE 6-7  TENDERS  IV 11 he received by the undersigned  up to .Saturday noon, August 5th,  for the lowering of Masonic Hall to  oiKcial grade. Plans and specifications for vi.ork to be done carr.be  seen al my residence any night after  G p, m. Lowest or any tender ������ot  necessarily accepted. '   \       '  MURDOCK MATHESON   ~  FOR  RENT.  ;The hotel apartments of. the Port-  ; land -...Hotel,.-.....consisting., of   twenty  j rooms',      incliidih'g   kitchpn,   pantry,  store-rooms,   H   bedrooms,   well   furnished,  alc. . .1 he house,  without the  bar, .will bc leased by the ui������dersi|gn-  ocl   at, very   reasonable   rates.     (Jail  and look o\>r   the premises.  A ^ood  boarding house  keeper can do  well.  ANGELO TATE,  i Proprietor.  We arc making them of the Newest    Pattern and Latest  Styles.  .     WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK i  Our Prices are Reasona  ble  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN  BL AIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  L\DY3Tirtt IRDN.* STOVE W3RKS CO., LTD.  Amelia Rives,* who created a sen*-  sat ion a dozen years ago or more by  writing "The Quick and the Dead,"  and who now is a Russian Princess,  has recently published aihok of  poems, in which she says-:  I am sunlight and moonlight,  The fire in thc jewel,  The blue in the blossom,  The dew in ils petals,  The pearl in the ocen.1  The pang and the "lensure,  Thc gift and the giver,  The prayer and its answer,  Immortal  and  mortal.  Miss Gladys Wescott, ,who was   recently   permitted   by   the  courts     lo  resume  her maiden  name, kindly furnishes   us   with   the   following   additional      particulars   concerning      the  case in  question:  I   am  stralight'aiicl headlight,  The fizz rui'l thc highball,  The, succ- lent  chrrry  Immersed   in   the crcktail,  The  question  and   the  answer,    --  The  moon   and   the  music,  The sting  and   the  ointment  .That stops it .from smarting.���������  Before I  am  married  And made-an old story.  ���������New York   Sun.

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