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Array ^Q'SLATlvk-^----  ' .fcgk.  '���������M,  ve  miLy  A,  '^W:. J  *GIo,  f^H:  V  ��������� Ladysmith  Ledger  ^<    if  *A, B- G* .."  VOL. 2,  TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1305.  PRICE   FIVE   C3  nTIM  IpNLY 4,000 RUSSIANS AT SAKHALIN  |p  , ;��������� - -  I57itte Declares False  the Tckio  |     Despatches re Surrender  I of Garrison  |n Sending a Report of the Oper-  ;   ations to the Japs Multiplied  by   Ten  H  Portsmouth, N.H., Aug. 8.���������On tho  ,������.vay from  IJoston Scrgius Witle,  the  fi-hicf Russian peace envoy,  yesterday  fylictatcd    this     .statement:  "1   liaye  ������r-eail      in "the telegrams  from Tokio  !Ahat ��������� the    Japanese   captured   40,(HiO  [j soldiers " <n the Island of Sakhalin  {during   the  recent  opera lions   theie.  Wow,   so  far   as I  l'.now,   thc  whole  Jkanison in Sakhalin consisted'of no  .^nore than 4,000 men. It is a known  tact that yhe Russian isoldiivrs do not  ijsiiirciHlei-   and   if we take   into   von-  fciderution   that  some of the. soi'i er-?  )pi the(.Island     garrison were 1 ille-d,  ���������then   the  nuinher  of captured  ec-ld  [not even reach 4,000.   I iio n.it  wish  "at all   to  minimize Uie siiccesscr!  o>-  bravery of  thc Japanese, but at  the  same time,  all  the people of  Russia  and myself cannot help being surprised at the cajdes   whicli have readied  ns  during  (he  war  from  Tokio.. According  to them  if all those Russian  .soldiers   which   have   from   time     to  time been captured, killed or wounded   liy   the  Japanese  were  a reality,  Russia  would  not at this  time possess any army at all, and .then my  journey  to  the United, Stales  would  be ��������� quite superfluous. - .Reading 'these  cables,     a well  known Russian  proverb  comes      to  my  mind.   I might  Iran.slale  it   thus:   'One cam. exaggerate,  hut   there is a limit to exaggerations.' " -     "  COUNCIL MEETING  The Absence of Aldermen  From City Render it  Impossible  Business That Would Have  Been Transacted by  Council  NO QUORUM FORMED AI IMPROPER STEERAGE tC-  T  Capt. of  Austria Steamship Under Arrest at  New York  Ten Secret Servic * Agents  Experienced the  Discomforts  ICOSTLY CHURCH  DESTROYED  r    -���������  Most     Richly     Furnished  ������"      Church in New York  r  is Wrecked  ������    New  York,  Aug,  8.���������St.   Thomas'  | Episcopal   Church.,   at   Fifth   Avenue  | and  53ril  street," one of  the     must  [i richly   fjimisih-od ireligious   edifices   iu  ^ America, vwas wrecked by lire today.  Within a block of  the burned chinch  arc the homes of half a score of the  jfi country's     wealthiest men.    On filth  $> street,.- directly  in  the rear,   is    .tfiic  | ci ty  residence. of J ohn D.  Rocker feller,   and  near  by  are the   residences  of      Wm. ,   Rockefeller,    II.   McKayj  |f Twoinbley,  Col.  J.  J.  McCook,   aiul  the home -of the late Daniel S.   La-  Jf mod,  the-hotel St.  Kegis  is.scarcely  one  block away,  and scores of      the  'finest city   homes in  America''are  in  the   -section     ol'.which  St.- Thoniac  Church .was   practically   the  coni-re.  The fire was : con lined  tn  the church.  Defective electric wiring is supposed to have started the ..fire. The lo������s  is  etthnated   by   Fire  Chief   Croker'  at a million     dollars.    Only  a mere  shell     of   the. stone   walls   was   left  I'standing   anid   piaiinttyugs   and   bas-reliefs  which alone  were  worth many  - thousands    of dollars,   were ruined.  ** Sumptuous  alt at and  chancel     furnishings,   including   a $20,0(10    irgan,  fwere   destroyed.    The  church       has  stoon     on      its' present  site for  Ed  years and.has been ,-fhe ueene of some  ',of America's most ���������blrilli^nt weddings  .'.including   that   ol    Hay   Coslett   to  the Duke of Roxb.urg.   The Rev.  Er-  IjnestM.  Stire is the rector.  HANGED BY  THE MOB  Six    Hundred   Uitixens    of  \Vaco put Negro  to Death  Waco.,      Texas,     Aug,   8.���������At two  o'clock   this   morning   mounted  ci ti -  /.ens  numbering GOO,  surrounded    the  court,house and   jail,  making prisoners,of Sheriff Tillcy, the;���������.jailor    and  nil  tho     deputy sheriffs,  broke open  the jail,  took  I-Iaiik Majors,  colored,;  out, aivI  after hcariugdiisiconfessic.il,  hanged     him     from the-new bridge.  Majois   had   recently   been   convicted  ou a charge of criminal assault and  given      the   death   penalty,   but  had  b2en  granled a new trial.'  ,   KING   ENTERTAINS.  Cowes,'"-  Fug.,   Aug! 7?���������King Ed--  wai-d   today  gave     a dinner     to  the  French     officers     aboard  the  royal  yacht     Victoria  and   Albert;   , The  ki.iev , .lu proposing  the health        of  President Lbiib'ef, expressed;thc h-ope  that  the  friendship  that .existed    between      Fiance    aivd   Britain  would  prbve.ii guarantee c-f universal peace.  After the  dinner  the  whole bay  and  roadstead'.... were  illuminated..     This  was   followed   by   the   most -magnificent -display   of   fireworks  ever seen  iu Ehg-laiid. - ���������     "  ���������KING OSCAR IS  TAKING   A  REST  Stockholm,   Aug. 8.���������King Oscar  is  f.leaving the capital in search of RtifeU-'  land rest, and     Crown Prince Cluslav  Ijds to  be appointed  regent.    Tlie  Icing  f;has   issued   the   following   procla.ma-  ion'  "As on     'the advice of my doclurs  I-,|Imust tar some time seek tyuiel,  &fresh air, antl the baths, and with  |Vioil's help find health ami strength  latter thc strenuous time, so trying  Ito body and mind, through whicli I  Shave been suQ-ecled* <n the last few  Imonths, 1- wish before handing over  Hhe reins of government to my son,  khe crown prince, and befqi'o leaving  fthe capital, to renew the thanks to  ithe Swedish people which T ha,ve|prc-  [viously expressed. 1 cannot siiHi-  jciently emphas ze how dear lo me  ���������If he many proofs of love auid sympu-  jlhy which I have rece veil from nia-  fny directions have been, and how  Igreat a solace they have -been to me  I'ior the loss of a people, whom 1  ';wished with all my heart to unite  Iwi-th my Swedish peoplef"  fi King Osckir will leave Monday next  jjfor Kramstand, Sweden, situated on '  a small island in Kattegat.  S.S.  Wellington is in forvcoal, and ..  ~ ,-.���������,-.    _. . ,    . .      i per cent.  D.G.S.  Quadra was in last evening. ��������� ,  #j I hoes  CANNERIES  NEAR    v TRAPS  "It is not un'liUely that .with-success following the installation of the  traps off the southern coast of Vancouver Island, canneries may he established near them," was the statement of a 'prominent ���������cannery man  yesterday, says a Vancouver report.  "It was iiot: ,known whether or not  the traps wqiild have been as successful as they have and it is only a  reasonable proposition that where  elio fish are, there the canneries  ���������������������������houlil  be. Mare  traps  wiLl  in all  probaq-ility be put in, and other canneries may go up. The'towing expenses alone of uie of the big firms  of packers have l.������*cu $125 per day to  bring (ish from the leaps, and this  would be obviated wher the cannery  near lo where tbe li.s-h are taken.  This would hardly mean, though,  thai .canneries would he moved from  Ihe Fraser river, as large numbers  of fish would cont niie to lie caught  Ihere. This year, however, U iwing  steamers have brought large quantities of salmon from Uie trans to Canneries on tbe river, wJvieh is an additional expense."  All the bfvats at the various canneries are bring ng in full loads of  fish, the run .continuing good.' Tlie  canneries are. working- full capacity,  and expect to do so for several days  yet. The Phoenix rcce ved 15,000  fish from BouciKary Bay, which practically cleaned up the fish on the river s-i far.  l'h nty of fish are reported on the  s.hi Hi si-do of Point Roberts, though  few are on llie. Salmon Banks. Seiners are making good catches. Of  Hie 120,000 fish received by the Ain-  erieaii Fisheries on Friday about., ten  were humpbacks     and co-  Unfor'tiinately the absence of one rv  tw0 aldermen from the city tendered  it impossible for a city council me ;t-  ing( to "be held last'evening, and in  consequence several matters of importance have lo be laid over for a  week.  lt was the intention of the-Council to-appoint a man to the position  of pouiidkeepcr and gravedigger last  evening. This office was vacated recently .by JEli Nicholas and during  the week upplications ha\e heen  called, lt is understood that two  ijica- have'applied .for the-position.  Had there been a meeting the council would no doubt have awarded thc  contract for tjie painting-nf the exterior of the' city hall. While there  s no immediate hurry for this work,  it would Le as well to have it no-  erly completed before the damp season sets ��������� in. However, a delay oi a  week or two in the matter will make  iio difference.' v  V-. Another  question  that  would probably have been discussed by the council  hoard,  was     that, of the lighting  of the city..    '   The.  summer is now  well'advanced,'and. this is   a matter,  which should "  not be delayed. ' !-For  this reason     alone   t is to be regretted that     circumstances    rendered it  impossible    for sufficient aldermen to  form a quorum to put in an appearance    .last    evening..- 'Owing to'lhe  faet3'.that two oi the gentlemen ele:-  leihto      aldcriiianic    seats this year-  have left  Ladysmith,   the council can.  never be   certain of      a meeting and  in.the last four weeks only one meet-  ing.'has ibeen  held,  that of lats ^Ion-  Monday evening. It is, of course,  impossible for  some of  the aldermen  lo put   " in an      appearance at every  meeting,, and if     two of the remaining five are   unable to .attend, on the  same evening,   a meeting- cannot     beheld,  and   the transaction'of bfcsincss  has  to be postponed      for one week.  A 'large ��������� expense would attend an election,   or  no douM one would      l.e  held,   and. the     two vacant sevits be  filled;     If the council could see their  way .clear, to take ., such an action it  would- probably     do   away with the  annoying  necessity of having  to con.  tinually'-postpc-he-busiiic's's on account  of failure of    the requisite number of  aldermen to turn up at the meeting  New York,   Aug.  8.���������Through    the  arrest   of ,Cpat.   Romaldo   de   Para-  vich,   of  an   Austrian   line steamship  charged  with  bringing  over (.0.) steerage  passengers  for  whom  there were  not   the   regulation   accommodation,  it  has developed  that ton secret service agents aj'e  travelling for a time  in  the steerage.    Capt. kPai"avich was  h2ld in cash liuvnd today  Ixifore United States Commissioner.   It. appears  that   the  secret  service  agents   have  been   going  on   board   at   quarantine  "and     eating the food served  to the  steerage  passengers,  sleeping  in    tin  /quarters provided ior tliem, and shai  ing   their   lot  in  all ways  until   they  ar������ discharged  on  Ellis   Island.    The  inspection   is   being made  under- orders   6f  IU.   Straiiahan,   collector      of  ihe  port of New   York,    'lhc inspection   is   in  addition   fo   the   rc������������lar  inspectiO'ii of  the ships, which is d0ne  by   uniformed' officers   who board  thc  ships     at     tlie end of each voyage.  Ciiijtoms  Inspector   Longstccet     alleges  that  the  ship commanded    by  Captain   I'ai'aVich     was deficient  in  Ihe accommodation for eating for  thu  i niiii 11 grants, fthat  there  were  no   tajiks,  as   the law requires.   If this is  FEARFUL CATASTROPHE IN  iUUlU I  Floor of Department Store  Collapses With 300  People  It is Thought that a Large  Number are  Killed  Albany,   X.Y.,   Aug.   8.��������� Three  bundled  persons  employed  in   the    large  department     stores of  tlie  John S.  Myers  estate  at  Nos.   39-11   Noith-  port street,  had  just gone   to   work-  Ibis, morning when   the  whole centre  of  the building collapsed   from   roof  to  cellar.  Nearly a hundred men, girls and  children were carried down in the  wrack.  'fhe. first estimate placed the number or killed and injured at tfO. Thus  far all those taken out, of the ruins  If.ive letn alive. There is no doubt,  'owe;, er, that when the li'iCiicis  reach Uie ho Horn of the heap of i\>-  :U"is  (hey , will Mind  a iiunvbci- ��������� of dead.  The catastrophe* which is (.he  rtorst of its Kind in the city's bis-  loiry, occurred about . nine o'clock.  The in, _H-s estate have been making  extensile" repairs on its building.  This morning K .gang of Italian, workmen slai'trd to remove an iron pillar lhat supported the main llooi.  Evidently   they  had   failed   to   brace-  WHAT JAPAN  WILL DEMAND  Indemnity of Seven Hundred and  Fifty Million Dollars-Cession  of Sagalien  Relinquishment by Russia of all  Control in Hanchuria and  Manchuria  etc,  proved   the Captain may not  only'be' th,c  tt������ot  propeily,   for  scarcely had  fned   .1.500,   but   may  be   imprisoned . they   loosened   the   post   when   down  for   six   months.  VANCOUVER'S  POPULATION  '  OVER  45,000.  Vancouver's   population,   at   aeon  cervative estimate,  is placed  at '15,-  000.     From  the  recent data  in  pps-.  session  of  the  Henderson   Directory  !  Company,   the  above   figure   is   considered a safe calculation of the number  of  people  in the city.  Mr.   .lames Henderson,   president of  the   directory company,   in  an  interview   recently,  stated  lhat,   the  city j  officials   weie   abundantly   justified in I  estimating the population of Vaneou  ver at 15,000.   He said  that  the progress  of the.city was. being steadily  maintained,  and   that  the .half-century    imirk  should   be  reached   before'  the.end  of the year.    The city   .has  grown at least 4,000 since the   commencement of the Aear.  ..���������-.-.W:  Siler has  p-ii-rchased J.  Leigh's  staliles  on   First   Aven,ue,  the  price  being '$1,500. |  ARCTIC  EXPLORER'S BOAT  HEARD FROM.  St.     .Johns,      N(l-d.,   Aug.   8���������The  steamer .Kite, .'retunvinp-.. from   Bow-  sells Ilartjor, northern .Labrador;  re-  portis sighting oh August .,3rd a. large,  three-masted,   slate-colorjcdv .steajnier-  with   funnels  abaft   the   main   mast;  in     the     liioiit-h   of ���������Mako-vick  Bay,  steaming  north   with   numerous   icebergs in  the vicinity.    Tt is  believed  she     wirs   the Peary si earner  Roo'se-  velt.  came all   the three upper floors  with  in  a radii.s of fifty feet from       the  workmen,   and  carrying   down   those  who happened  to be working m Thai  portion of the building.  I    The .fire department was called out  ' and   the" work of  retscue  began       at  once." No heavy brick or sfciowork  fell,   and   this' fact.-'gives  hope   that  the num'ber 'of   fatalities 'may      not  be   large..   The   building   was      comparatively  new,   having  been   oecupii  ed  less  than  two  yeais  ago- by   the  late  John  Myers.  Up to 10.30 'ttlicre had been taken  from the ruins 75 pereons, ludf of  whom were seriously injured. The  maiiagir of the store at thai, time  made the statenient that there were  50 -'more  underneath the  ruins.  Portsmouth,  N. IL,  Aug.   8.��������� Tlie  fleet,     bearing    the   plenipotentiaries  who   will   endeavor   to  bring      peace  between   Russia and   Japan,   arrived  here I at 0.80 this morning.   M. .Witte  arrived   by      train  last night.    The  streets   of the  city  are clrapud  with  flags   and   bunting.    Twelve   hundred  I loops  arrived   between  8.f0   and   TO  o'clock.   In,the harbor the  ships had1  been     dressed   for ,the occasion.   At  the  navy  yard   everything   was ready  for      the  conference.    The   arrangements are such . that the members 0f  the  peace commission   while  in    thc  navy     yard will .be watched closely  and   perfect   secrecy   is   assurred   for  the meetings.  At the Hotel Wentworlh M. Witte  got up early, beginning at oncei the  preparation of despatches to his government. To a representative of the  Associated Press he said that he is.  more than ever animated by the desire of doing all in his power to  conclude peace, but that as he had  often stated, all will depend upon  what the Japanese expect ,to obtain.  However, he will leave nothing nn-  attemptr-d to reach ih������ desired object, and iii case of failure, the  world will judee on whr.m the responsibility shall  rest.  According  to  a" Portsmouth     despatch to  the Times,   the.  facts   concerning     M.  Witle's   reported  pessimistic      remarks regarding   the outcome     of  the peace coufi rence have  come  out.    'Ihe  Russian   envoy      is  $750,01)0,000, live cession of Sagalicn  the reliiuiuisliiiiient  by   Russia ol all  control or IlaneJiiiri-a and Manchurian  affairs, and the recognition of Japan's ' protectorate over Korea. These  terms will, however, be made conditional on their immediate acceptance  by   Russia.  Accompanying      this     proposition  will  be au outline of the extremely  drastic  terms   which   Japan   will feel  called     on  to demand  in  the event  that Russia  rejects tbe primary proposition and  compels  Japan   to* continue fighting     What the latt-ei are  cannot  be  definitely   ascenuained, but  it  is learned that   they  include    the  cession to  Japau   of Vladivostok and  a considerable      portion   of  Russia's  possessions  in   Asia.   It  is  declared  that  thc  president  expressed   regret  that  Japan shuld   consider  it necessary   to present      a second set      of  terms     'immediately,      fearing that  they would be regarded by M.  Witte  and- his  associates   as   a threat,  but  this assertion, while\not improfofcfele,  cannot, lie verified.  The course of tho  Russian   plenipotentiaries,'   when confronted with the  Japanese dual proposition ' can,  of course,  only be conjectured at the-'present time, -but the  opinion that both parties Ao the conference will be to naught appears to  be gaining  ground.  St. Petersburg, Augi 8.���������The eve  of opcniiigl of all-important negotiations at Porlsmivuth sees  a belief in  eorrcct in  denyinn (that   he  gav-e out , ,.���������,������������������.,   lnat  { the possi'ility     oi peace.     Even the  WALTERS AND AKEN'  HEAD, THE NEW FIRM  Today  the store of Drysdale-Stevenson  is closed  and Mr., C.  Spencer,  accountant for   the Spencer Company  is closing  up      the business   for his  firm.  It is  aonouiiced   that  the business  of   D.   Spencer,   Lkk,   has  been   sold  to Messrs.   A.   C.   Walters,  of  Ladysmith,  and Wilfrid  A ken head., of  Na-  iiivimo.     Mr.   Akemhead   came   in   to  Ladysmith   on   this  morning's   train  to   assist, in   stock-taking  and      the  deal will he completed Jtn a few days.  Both       these   young   men   are   well  known   and   popular  throughout   the  district,   aiwl* will  doubtless  make  a  complete success of their new under-  ta-ktinif.. Mr. Walters has  been in Nanaimo  and   Ladysmith  about  a down  years,  having worked  in  the old Co-  Operative store  and  in  Stevenson's  store at Extension  when  if was lirst  opriud   and      when   that   store   was  moved   to   Lady.sniit,h   he  was   transferred  as  nvaiiager  there.    Since then  he has been in full control of       this  store and has  coivducted  it with every      satisfaction  to his employeis-,  who  now  turn   the business  over   io  Mr.'Walters  and  Mr.   Akenhead with  very best wishes for as.good success  for  himself as  he has  achieved      for  1 hem.  Mr. Akenhoad is a native son of  Naiuimo, of whom gll are proud. Tie  has been engaged' in the dry-goods  business in Nanainio for the past 12  years I in thc stores of Messrs D.  Spencer, C. E. Stevenson, Drysdale-  Stevensonj     Ltd.,  and D.  Spencer,  Ltd.,  having Ville.d all  positions��������� from  errand      lioy   to' head   of   the   dress  gobris, department   with   every   satisfaction both ,to his employers and to  the   public.. Outside  the  store  work  he  has  also  made himself   useful   as  a citizen  on     the  field  of  sport, >oii  public co-iiiiniftees  and   especially   in  connection      with   the   Chinch   Lads'  brigade   of  St.      Paii'r's   Church,   of  which  orgaiiiy.iition  he  has  been captain  for  the past year.  Both Messrs. Walters and A ken-  head are fully qlualilled, both '.s dry  goods men and with regard to know  ledge of general business ���������)��������� IhoUs,  fo conduct .their new business with  every satisfaction to the "'itilic thr. I  deals with them, and very success  l-o 'themselves.  The store  buibding  is  to   he,  lowered   three  feet,   to  a grade   with      thc  street.     A new   ^late-glass   fioni   is  to   bo   put  in,   the  contract  having  owners,    to   Contractor   Nicholson.  The  new  firm   will   hereafter  probably be known  as   Walters .v.   Akcn-  hea-d, will July direct  from 's.rge eastern  importers,  and   will  cavry  nothing but. \a strictly new  md  l   stilass  stock   of   giols.     It  is   a go.i-.l   i- ���������'. u  for   the  city   to   siv  a. firm   composed  of   youivg   men   who     :ive      ' ���������!   here  for years and who know   :he 1-usiness  and   conditions   thoroughly,   engaging  in    business on   their   own  ace-umt.  ���������Mr. Walters stated this morning  lhat, he look's for \ a fairly good fall  trade   in   Laiivsinith   this   year,   au/l  CLUBBED -TNDTAN  AND THREW  Z   Z HTM   OVERBOARD  To liie-mistaken for a thief, clubbed  over the head aiid burled from a boat  into "the waters i.-'LBurrard Inlet,  comprised the midnight adventures  of. a.u ^Indian. :  It was a water-logged and half-  droned siwnsh who greeted the gaze  of Constable Ilavtney op ies;iotvding  fo a hurry call from the -waterfront,  says a; Vancouver jiaper. The o'licer  at ��������� first thought he bad a siiVect for  the coroner. The Indian, however,  soon -revived, ?nnd was escorted to  the police station, where, be passed  the remainder'bf'the.'night.  The si wash,  it secmis,  was looking  for a'boat     occupied by a number of  other Indians, and anchored in Cooks  slip.   Ry    ;'niistake,: according to ins  story,-he     -boarded  the wrong-craft,f  Tn doing so' lie stumbled over several ,  sleeping Japanese, awaking them in a '  hurry. ' The  Japanese evidently  mis- j  took him  for a robber or a Russian, j  because     they      soon    got busy and I  pounded     the      Indian over the head  with a     clubjlbefore tossing him into  did  kof return to make explanations, |  the  wafer. The half-da/ed  siwash i  but sfrqek out, finally reaching safety underneath Messrs. Evans, Coleman-and Evans' wharf.  any  such   statement,   for   publication.  Immediately   afier   leaving   President  Roo.sevelf at Oyster Bay on ��������� Friday.,  M.   Witte   expressed   himself   briefly  on   the- subject   to   a Russian  representative.    At  Portsmouth yesterday  he     said:   "I am  afraid   it,   will   be  very  difficult   to  make any   terms  of  peace at this conference, as   the Japanese demands are too hard for Russia  to  accept."  If. was   understood   that M.  Witte  obtained -his knowledge of tlie genet--.  a  from' President  Roosevelt,   who  previously  had seen Baron Komura. -The  Russian envoy was much   more hopeful   for   peace  before his   visit       to  Oyster Bay.  Accordiu-g      to   a special   c .:r.s-.io.iv-  deiit of   the Tri-bine ai Port-smout-h,  the   Japanese   will   presold-   two  sets  of terms  for  the 'co'iisiderat-ioii, 0i the  Russian  eu\'oys,: according  to  a. trust  worthy source  of'information.  Baron  Komura      will   surno'Vit   to  M.   Witte  and  Baron Rosen-a proposition iwhich  in   the estimation of  Japan,   is very  moderate.    In   substance   it   will   in-  volvc an indemnity of approximately  ��������� report  negotiations will reach  . a peacclul understanding was more  [uevalenl than it was a week ago,  and the country and .the government  are awaiting anxiously- for a message  from  the United States.  Tlie last efforts to i-u-xuencc the  Fapanese plenipotentiaries, through  llie medium of press expression have  been made, -the denouement being  now too close to make further eliorts  to sway public o-pin on at home or  abroalil:   As     r result of granting of  1   outline'of  the  Jaoanese  demands' a l'0P������"'ar     assembly, on a compara-  lively I bcral    .basis,  is assured and  hence   tbe  Zemstovs  no  longer  desire ;  a continuance  of-    war,  peace  is de-  sira-ble on humane grounds.     As this convictn n gains ground  the ranks of itthosc reformers, who  di si re,, peace swells and > the Emperor  is daily receiving cotvrmimic^.tions  from '/emsfviVsls and othess, set-  fiiiri' forth the country's growing desire for ��������� deuce.  The question or retention of the Island of Saklialien has dropped out  of discussion, and the discussion of  an indemnity' has become the paramount one.    .  TELEGRAPHERS'  STRIKE OVER  Seal  Wash.,  An?.   8.���������According  STRUCTURAL OiiON-  WORK ERS  STRIKE.  Cleveland,  Ohio,   Aug.   S.���������"Five   of  llie  seven   menvhers   of   the   executive  hoard   of   the   international   Associa-  I ion   of   Bridge   and   Structural   Iron  Workeis  have   voteil   in   favor  ol'     g  strike  against,   the   American   Bridge  Company,"   said  Secietaiy  Me Nam a-  l'a yesterday.    ''The strike  is      contingent upon   the action  that  may 'ue  taken' by  President  Frank   Buchanan.  He     is   in     Chicago,   but  we expect  that  he  will  arrive  in   Cleveland   today.   I  b-ave  not   the  least idea   lhat  he will  go  ag:v:nJ.f   the  vote of    tlie  executive   board,    'iliaI   being so,     a  strike,   in   my  opinion,   is   ii.'vitai.'le.'  If the strike of the slriiclural iron  workeis is called on account of  grievances that exist at- New Hav en  Conn., it is said that Mi.O in men  will to in.-(.ilvcd, mostly in the eastern   stairs.    Tn   the ,event. ()f  a gener  al-strife,  -13 counties  in'-eastern Ohio  thinks the future of the city us good   will  be affected.  to  .Superintendent, Wright,  of   the Se-  j at tie   division   of   the   Northern   I'aci-  | fie  Railway,  and Supt.   Scott,  of the  | la-scade  division   of   the   Great   Nor-  ��������� them,     ihe      railway   'telegraphers'  strike   is   practically   over.     The   former  slates   that, every  ollicc   on    the  j Seal-tie   division  of   the  Northern Pa-1  ' ride to-ad,  save  one, is  now   in  opcr-  1 ation  and  that   the Company  has  all  I the  operators   it  wants.    Siipei'iitteu-  '���������deiit.   Scott,   stated   also   that        Hie  strikers   are     manifesting   a willing-  n, ss  to  go  back  to   wok.   o   IS   NOT   RESPONSIBLE  FOR  CHINESE   BOYCOTT.  Pckin, Aug. 8.���������The correspondent  of the. Associated Press is informed  that there is no foundation for the  si a lenient circiiatod in America that  \\ ii Ting Fang, former minister at  Washington', is responsible for the  Ch-itK-se   anVi-American  boycott.  The  agitation   against,  dealing     in  Aiiierican  goods,and shipping on American   steamers   is   spreading.      The  correspondent   is informed   that    tlie  note  addressed   by   the   Chinese  government      seeking   representation   in  FRESH YELLOW  FEVER CASES  1 li.-iisti.n, 'Tex., August S.���������Slate  Health Officer Tuber has been advised that there are, two .eases rif yellow fever at P.en Ami. -The telegram states thai one of the  patients " was dead. The two men  were Italian refugees from New Orleans, {..ml a demand . has been made  from the Texa-; border for Iroops to  ! act as guards. The request has ''been  declined by both Dr.. Taher and tbo  governor.  Mexico  City,   Aug.  S ���������The  Super,  ior Board   of   Iioalth   officials   report  but   live  cases   of   yellow   fever       in .  llie  republic,   four' at Vera Cruz and  one ,11,t Co-atcullcos.    One ,patient died  at  Virn  Cruz,   Wednesday   and  another case was found   the same.'day. All  live' cases   are   thoroughly   isolated.  'Ihe   light, against,   the mosquitoes con  titums  at,  all   points.    Reports    are  received   from   places   where   the disease is likely to manifest   itself.  1"  the peace conference caused considerably annoyance to ,the Japancse,and  fhat the. Chinese government subsequently conveyed ils regrets, unofficially expressing the hope that Japan would not; misconstrue its attitude which, it was explained, was  perfectly  friendly. DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LtDbiR  Published   every day except Sunday.  OV        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith and   Duncans  " SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  SO cents 'a month-,    $5 per  year   in  Advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1005.  BREAD  BAKERS ON  STRIKE   IN   NEW  YORK.  New  York,   Aug.   8.���������The  strike  of  bread  bakers  in   Hebrew quarters  today  spread   to   Brooklyn,   where     a  union  of  180   bakeis   quit   work-     and  ma.rclv.xl   together   to  join   the   main  body   of     strikers   then  holding      a  ma.s.-,-mccling   in   Manhattan.       Previous   to   this   four  other   bakeiies   ii.  New  York  were  added   to   the  stuk-  "ts.    President   Kurez,   of   the   Bakeis'   organi/.ation   says   that,   practically e\eiy union baker in-the city is  now on ,.stiikc.      In coiise������Li|Uence,  the  pi ice (L>f  Kosher bread, which had already  risen  from  four  and   five cents  a loaf   to   eight   and   10   cents,        is  again advancing rf.his   lime about  two  cents a loaf.   o ���������   The owner (.f a dwelling  house at  a street corner in, Basingstoke,  ling.,  must have had a sad experience  with  aufoinobilists.    lie has  put   up  on his I  house a placard,  reading:   "Alolur-cai '  driveis   are  lequested   to   leave   this  house where it-is."  ���������3S������ax^  ISSiasSasisa5a'feii-aes&3  Kootmay Steel Range  Expert  Workmanship  The Kootenay Range  is mode in the largest  and best equipped stove  foundry in Canada. In  this factory a big staff of  experts devote their entire time to improving the  Ranges',and their greatest  skill has been given to  the "Kootenay."  It is equipped with many special features not found on.  any other make of range,    You should examine them care-  , fully before buying any ether.  Sold by all enterprising dealers,    Booklet free.  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our customers are always pleased  Wi.lh the wall and ceiling papers  they have selected from' our charmingly varied stock, as well as with  the skillful way our workmen hang  it,   General approbation is given our  interior .decorations.  'May   we make  !  I i *  ,-np an estimate for you? ' .        *  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. ������l������, F.  O. E.     :���������:       :���������:        :���������:        :-J  Meets in the Opera .House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President, B. Forcimmer; W������rthy  Secretary, C. H. Rummings.  DAY SCHOOL.  Unual subjects taught; aleo lan:  guages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aad water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessoas gir-  en in classes ar individually.  MISS BERTRAM,   ,  Ladysmith, B. C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Canadian Pacific  Railway  flfV*������        +������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIPTICKETS  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points  AT LOWEST KATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  For Sailing Dates; Rates and full information, .  815 Govt.  Street,   Victoria B.C  GEO. L. COURTNEY.    ,  A  \  Dist. Freight &. Pass.Agt.  IX>!V.  Toronto,  Vancouver,  Montreal,      Y/fonfpcr;  St. John, N. B.  _ Nainaimo, B. C.  ladysmith Wallpaper'Depot McKinneii &Woodbanki  Ladvsmith HardwareCo  ' ___���������-���������   AGENTS.     -"-  '���������' ���������  I'EOULJAR AND "pGRTINENT  The -S3 Russian Grand Dukes own  350 castles and palaces in Russia anil  ahroad, nnd support an army of ah-  out 20,00ft servants. One fortieih ol  the best laMs in European Russia  belongs to these grand dul-'rs.   Of ihe  33, six, it is      h(ated, have so little'snipe, mj  education  Lhat   they can scarcely rend  and write.  r^adndraT Sch.ey._ ne" sniokrs  U,,(    Ether ,as (irst used in surgical op  strongest     olilfl. nahie, as  be-  very  I'dini's a gallant, old seat dog. J lis favorite brand - he has especially im.  ported from Cuba foi him. The oilier nioming he presented i we to a_ re.  porter witJi tho remark: "This  fi tend, has none cf the  inonolony of the Havana. You'll  find it full of   vaiicly and  incident  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates *1.2& andJl.fiO��������� I  Free bua to all steamboat landings am)  railway depots. Electric ears every fiv>  ininulea to all parte of the city. Bat  aud table unexcelled.  proprietors.  Modern  and     Strictly First Class.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire I'roof    Building.  THE JONES HOTEL  ,     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     |  !  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, (iOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  THOS. KIDDIE.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  As a smoker rd strong cigais  Here   .\nd it, was.   The weed put  the serine  are   few who can      toe the line with    ol,t of business for three solid hours  Good tables and good  Rooms  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  era t Ions in  18-lft,  Horse facing in Italy is dead since  the  introduction  ol  automonile speed  contests,  'Ihe first attempt to illustrate news    ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C  was     made in     WJ07.    It depicted a     .   .'--  Hood iii Monmouthshire, England.  A woman's conference lately in session at Eat hurst, New South Wales,  passed a resolution that all girls between the ages of 15 and 18 should  receive instiuction in the use of firearms.  |    The oldest     ship in the American  } navy     is the-    frigate Constellation-,  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bat  f (Half Block from Dapot.)  GATAORE  STREET-     Ladysmith.  The comfortable way  EVERYTHING   THAT'S  GOOD  IN  TRAVEL  IS YOURS IF  YOU USE THE  I ��������� - !  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  |        ;  General Manager, Smelter Manager.. g  W.SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DO*"1  Leave' orders at the Abbotsford.  Dealers In  i which is 44 days older than the Con-  PORTLKND  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  Li stiUition,  Ironsides.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood an d Hark for Sale  BUORIES FOR HIRR ':-: :-: S������.J. KEMP, or leave onli-r*      at  BLAIR &'ADAM  'PHONE  2-1.  familial ly knVwn as Old  She was built by David  Slodert, at Baltimore, ,and was  launched September 7, 17ft7. The  Constitution, huilt at Bcston, was  launched October 21,  1797-  Pianos and  Organs..  I adysmith, B.C.  LADVSMITH SHAVING  PARI0RS  HIGH STREET,  :_:_: Best in the City :���������T���������J  RATES |2.5o PBR day  SAMPLR ROOMS  BAR SUPFUED WITH BBS!  winks; LIQUORS, CIGARS  m-i-  YUEN  ii  Merchant Tailor  1!  Overlands  Daily  2  Ladsymith  FIRST   AVENUE  THeCITYMRRKeT  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  ���������8S������������Z������  '^sm^ssmBs^ssBa^ses&^smmstsmsgss,  Public Notice  HENRYS NURSfRIES  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at fi.tr* p.m., or 9 p.m., where close  connections is .made to all points  East. - ;  ������������������Famous Flyer" loaves Seattle 8 a.m  "Fast, Mail" leaves Seattle ... 8 p.in  2  NIGHTS TO ST. PAUL.  3 nights to Chicago.  1   NIGHTS TO  NEW  YORK.  SHORTEST ROUTE TO  ALL KOO  TEN AY  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.  Abbotsford hotel  Beit accomodation ia town'.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity..  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  **m+x������xlxixtxfX9Xix������x*x������x**������x*x������x������x������x������x������X9X9  i      LIVERY, BOARDING AND       *  SALES STABLES  *  *  EXPRESS WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  X  DAVID JOHNSON  * PHONE 66 LADYSMITH jj  i  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,   Limited,  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOTl'R. have for some time  past, been producing flour in a vastly improved and purified form  by  Uic aid' or ELECTRICIIV  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  hc prosecuted..  Ogilvie I'lour Mills Company limited  re the only    millers in Canada whose   I'lour i*  NEW CROP��������� ���������(  Home Grown fit  Imported [  G ARDEN,    FI ELD     and FLOWER l  ...:" SEEDS, ,N  :  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .IIODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND  HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  j. W.  COBURN, Man. Director  Telephone*46.  WM. MUNSIE, Pcesjdent  Xt}lU|IUUUOft-iu������  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK  AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers    of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  - Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best. Quality.,  SeaaoM*  ana   Kiln  Dried  Flooilnc     and  Fintahing    Limber tn   Stoek.  Done Promptly and  HOTEL    LEL AND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block Itom C.P.R. Depot    and  steamboat wharves. : Newly renovated  and     re-modfclied.'   Rates  $2 per'  day.   Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1���������4.  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your  tickets read   via  tbe  This   Hotel   has  renovated.  been   completely      Board  and lodging $l,f.C  per day.  HOTEL.    PRETORIA  fiar   Supplied   with   the' Rest-   Wines,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  i r--      ,.                 ic-t  Avpnne ���������-���������  ���������-: :-: Ladysmith R.C.  Liquors and Cigars. '���������c-t A\pnue  )  ���������  Geo. Roberts  apmers  eat Market  Prop  Office  1st   Avenue  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,     KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask  your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   A gent,  ri% 2nd Ave., Seattle.  TICKET  OFFICE  Cor.  Government     and  Yates Sts.,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  v ii;  3  3  One of which is the famous "North  Coa,st Limited,"  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  ell'ect.    Cabin accommodation  reserved  hy wire.  For     furthsr    particulars    call  or  write 'the ofiice.  A.  D' CARLTON,  A.G.P.A..   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  Paid-up Capital^ $8,700,0(^  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  'B."E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD; Asst.Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS j  .  ' Issued at the following rates: v      ^   ���������'<  $5 and under.     3 cents jr  Over $5 arid not exceeding $10     6 cents -   -  "    $10'      " " $30 ..   10 cents  '���������'"������������    $30,       " ������ $50 ..15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C   nadu of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- point;.-   il the United States.  XrCOTlAHt.K AT A  FIXED  RATK A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMEItC   . LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittin   small sums of mon������y  with safety aad at amall   -.ost.  LADVFVJTH BRANCH -. W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  BOOTS  AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   a  ipeciality.   ���������  THOflAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best  accommodation tor  transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This  new Hotel has been comfort-  Phone Main '156. .a'dy furnished  and  the bar Is up-to-  C   E   LANG'd'ktei~    Rates $1.08 a day    and    up-  LADYSJVllTIi BVKBRY  HOP LEE & CO. j  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED  AND FRESH.  Coafectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to bs delivered at any time.  Employment Agency,  General Agent  Victoria, B.C  w vrds.  WBjI. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  IVfla&aas i������: :������������s ���������'=': *** L*dyfimlts  HAY. GRAIN AMD  FARM ������R0DUCf  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly-and at tho low������  est possible prices.  Leave'orders at Christie's, on ta*  Esplanade.  JAS, XARJiOO*, u daily;ledger  !>  (('  ISLAND  ** Plans,  Specifications and  De-  ** tails     furnished for all kinds  *��������� of work in the CARPENTER  ������������������ Line  ������������������ C.   B.  ROBELEE,  Carpenter  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd ave, Lady-  *��������� smith,  B.   C.  ������ ',  ?;;  AND  Its   Great   Resources  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers' after this Botice,  will be prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water  Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  VllCif  ii  CALEDONIAN"  No part of British Columbia today offers so many advantage to the  investor as dot* VANCOUVER ISL AND.  - Us vast and varied natural weal th has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact  that it has never beea promiently laid  before the public.  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  IN  THE    WORLD OF   LABOR  Mich ga.n laws prohibit the employ- ,  ment of any child under 14 years old.  A controversy over coal screening  is threatening to tie up all Michigan  mines.  There are more than 900 women  teamsters and draymen in the United  Stales.  General farm .wages in Arkansas  have fallen from $18 a month to $10  within  15  to 20 3'ears.  International Brollierhoad of'Team-  sters will hold its annua! convent on  al Philadelphia,  August 7.  It is estimated that one-third of  the 150,000 lioot and shoe workers  ���������in the United    States arc organ '/ed.  For 50 years the average yearly  earnings of the American, farmhand  have been the lowest in the entire  national scale.  Tlie 300,(J������0 southern Italians, Tle-  'r.rews and Poles ani.ving last year  landed with an average capital of  $13 per person.  Theie are      now in    California .%,-  000 .   Japanese,      and   on  the  wholkj' Indeed  at  leiijjlh of-the coast fully $100,000, tlie  majority lia\iug     arrived   n  the last  five vears.  J.  &KD fJtSTEi I.I  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD    '  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  Its Vast Agricultural Resour s  Its land, when properly cleared,  soil  known  to  man,  WHEAT VEGET ABLES  OF  will grow almost any product of the  i *.���������  OATS  RYE  ALL   KINDS  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  BERRIES.  R. P. R1THET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������: :-: .���������: :- B.C.  When tlie inercuiy  soars skyward  And Ihe world is in a stew,  Smite the man who asks, llie question  Lena���������What d.s lhat Russian no-  Ijleman wiitc iu your autograph album''     \  MaMel���������Oli.  something unspeakable^  Lrma���������Goodness gracious! What-  was it?  'Mabel���������His name.���������Inquirer.         thfc  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL1   FRUITS-AND  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt  a literal   land   policy,   and  1,500,000 acres controlled     by  them will be disposed of on reason-  ble terms  to actual settlers  .t  Government lands can be secured  who desire  a new home in a country  and   -money can be made by those  possessing the ' <  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi   th, will   supply  any   information   obtainable  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  district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come  in  each year.  LADYSMITH  IT  IS THE  JUNCTION-OF THE      LINE     FROM    VICTORIA   TO  FOR DISPOSAL. OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA THE  NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES     AND    -THE YUKON  TERRITORY. ~   -  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at (10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be.acquired by one individ-  ual-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 nii..ei's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  (7.50 pcr 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  tame .with two legal posts, Wearing  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 ot a mining recorder's office, ono.  additional  day  allowed  for every additional ten  miles or  fraction.    The  fee for'recordinga claim is %5.  Z At     least $100 must be expended  on the   claim     each year- or paid to  the mining  recorder v in  lieu  thereof.  When $500 has  been expended or paid  the locator may, upon hav ing a survey made, and upon complying    with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 au acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of the Interior to lorate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of au  area not exceeding" 160 acres.  The     patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment   of   a  Royalty of 2\ per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining���������Manitoba and  the  N.W.T., excepting the  Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally,  are 100 ft. square,       entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saslcat  ehewan River claims are either bar  or bench,   the  former  being 100   feci  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The  latter  includes  bar diggings, but extends back to tlie  base of tbe hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  developed.  Subscribe for and  read THE DA ILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  "1;  The New Western Hotel  Good  rooms,     good lipds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fitted up and well .supplied and is in charge or  JOS. PELLIQRINELLi  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow in importance as  the Island is'^ tfae N W-T ( excepting the Yukon  Territc#y���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of the river  below low water 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 drcg-de 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 yiiles,  but where   a person  or  company   has  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or frao  lion is 'sufficient. Rental, $10" per  ' n nn in 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 live miles each may b������  granted to a free miner for a term oi  twenty years, also renewable.  The. k>ssee-s right is coafined to thi  submerged bed or bars in the rivei  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on tin  Istday of August iu the year of th*  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from tin  date of thc lease, and one dredge foi  each five miles within six years fi on.  such date. Rental, $100 per mile foi  lirst year * and $10 per inije foi  each subsequent year. Royalty, sann  as placer  mining.  Placer Mining in  thc Yukon Terri'  tory���������Creek,     gulch,    river and bill  claims shall not exceed 350 feet*    in  ength, measured on the 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 aie marked by two legal  posts, one at cudi end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's ofiice. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking e  claim must bald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary  ciaims  only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at the rate  of two and one-half  per cent.-on.the  alue of the gold,shipped from     the  Yukon Territory to be paid-to     the  'omptroller!  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      on  eaeh separate  river, creek or   gulch,  but the same  miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by  filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned  aud  another obtained     on  the same creek, gulch 0r 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 retained each year;     if  not, the claim  Aali he deemed to   be  abandoned,   and     open   to occupation  and entry  by a Tree miner.  The boundaries of a claim  may   be  defined absolutely  by having  a survey  made anil publishing  notices   in    the  Yukon official   Gazette.  Petroleum���������All   unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within thc  Yukon Territory,   are  open to  prospecting for  petroleum,  and  the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on  the   land  to he prospected, an area of 1020 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length, of  width shall not exceei  throe Limes the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 0*10 acres, including the  oil well will be sold lo the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre ar. *  the remainder of the tract reserve^  namely, 1,280 acres will be sol.l  af, the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by onler-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A. SMART.  Deputy  Minister  of  the Interior.  Peuartniont  of the Interior,   ���������    ..  It  is      pretty  generally  conceded,  says   the Palmer   Mountain   Prospector,  that  the J Ti II   Road,  known     as  the Vancouver.   Victoria  &  Eastern  a section   of   which  is  now   under construction   along   the  north   holder   of  the county,   will liaVe  its start  from  Midway, B.C., on  the east, extended  down  into  this   country,   skirt      the  north   pari   of   the  country   to   Orci-  ville,, up the Similkameen  to a Point  about 15   miles  northwest of   Loomis  where it  recrusscs the line into 13ri-  tish Co'luinbiia.    For a Jong  time the  starting   point   was   a matter   of   uncertainty and  conjecture,  and  it was  thought   Republic   might,   be   chosen,  iiue   perio I   since  active  movements   began  in   tho spring,  the  Republic  route, seemed   lo  be   the one  most   favorably   considered.        That,  plan,  if ever  seriously considered, lias  evidently   been   abandoned,   and   the'  originally    desigmaled  slai ling| point  decided   on.     For  once   Mr.   Ilill    has  accepted      the   ' route  with   a heavy  grade,     which   heretofore  he        has  studiously   avoided.      Getling    down  from the uplands west of Midway to  the Okanagan  river requires  iu  places   a 2   per   cent,,   grade,   indeed   a 2i  per  cent.      grade  for  a considerable  distance.       Tin's   heavy  grade could  hav������ .been obviated  by taking the Republic route,  but t.herc must be material    advantages     of     exceptional  weight   that  influenced   Mr.  Hill    to  iyiiore  his   great   hobby,   the   insist-  ance  of  light  grades,   a hobby      that  insures the best results* in  the operation  of  a railroad   system.    Tt   was  largely  a matter   of   indifference      to  tlie  people  of   this   locality   as       1o  which route     was^sebcted   to build  over.       A railroad   was   what   they  wanted  and  just  so  it got  here  the  line of construction  was a secondary  consideration.    It is enough   lo  know  that construction  is under  way,  and  now that  a slatting^ point  has   been  definitely   settled   on   the-completion  of the road promises to be as expe-  dious   as the   hands  of   men  can   do  the  building.    Tt  is undeislood     that  contracts   for  grading  have   been   let  from Midway  westward, \-uid "also foi  extending   the  road   from   the   boundary   line   iu   this  country  norlhwaul  to   Princeton.    'Ibe   situation   is  one  that    cannot'othei wise   than   please  the  inhabitants1 of  this   upper  country who have waited so  long .Cor. tlie  coming  of   a railroad.  Union  Brewing Co-  NANAIMO,   B. C.  flanufacturers of the  . i  *  i  X  4-1-  *$���������>���������  In {British Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the   Best Canadian  Malt Run   Hops  *4^4-+4-!*4~l������4������*4^4-!-*-H^  5  Miners' Drilling Machines  Made to order and Repaired at short,   notice.    Drill  Sharpened  by  us  *1-  ways gives  satisfaction.   Picks  band! id and repaired.  Shipsrriithirig  'in   aJ1     its    ^Brantie^  Horseshoers'and Genera! Blacksmitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -  Ladysmitli, B   C  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU  That, the place to BUY YOUR MEAT is wheie the slaughtering ���������-  done locally? We arc not depending on what the Wholesalers send us,  and     can     GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING  to be FRESH AND CLEAN'  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET1  STFVENS BLOCK, ���������       GAT^R"   ii:-S.lT  LADYSMIVM  x  LADVSMITH TRANSFER CO. >������  PIANOS,      ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV-  ,    ED PROMPTLY A   ND  SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots  ford.  WILLIAVI 5   \V )    / \  Leave orders at   the  ^44>-4-f*44-*4-M-f44-f-f-f-f4-*4 4--f^*-f*+4-M^*ff^*-*-f-f-f-f4-4-^-H--f4>+  4  i  Lawson���������What k ind of a fellow is  Sliolly Sawfier, anyhow?  Dawson���������Well, all I need say is  that Cholly's nightshirt has lace on  it.���������Somervillc Journal.   o   Tourist��������� I understand your western towns are very  progressive.  Red horse Sam���������Yes. Ycslenlay 1  guv a man two hours to leave lown  and he got out in 10 minutes. ^  Reduced to the Ranks  Of the RED TA(!S��������� that's what    happens   to  any  piece  of furniture  that   does-n't sell   as quickly  as  we wish.  WW IS SIN PROMOTED.  to CONTRIBUTE TO THE   COMPORT    of    some     happy  home'  uhose   liouso-Keeprr  lias,   perhaps, saved many dollais. on its purchase.  YOU  CAN SHARE   IN   THIS  AUGUST CLEARANCE   SALE  "What on earth is the matter wilh  this lied?" asked the new arrival a I  (lie country boarding house. "Why,  the linen is patched aud da rued until  it resembles a crazy quill "  "They (old me you ;.tc a jola. writer."' replied  the" landlady.  "What of that?"  "Why, I thought you were used lo  funiiv. sheets."       -  r  JIMS  ���������SYNOPSIS'OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST' MINING   RECUSATIONS.  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 i>cr  ton of  '2,0ilU  pounds    shall      be 'collected  on   the  gross  output.  Quart,-/.��������� A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for au individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company,  according  to capital.  A      free  miner,   having   discover-ed  mineral  in  place, may locate a claim  1,500   x   1,500   feet.    The   fee   for   recording a claim   is   $5.00  At least, $100 must, be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in. lieu thereof. When  $50(1 has been exj .ended or paid, the  locator ma}', upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the land at  $1  an acre.  ��������� Thc patent provides for the payment, of a royalty of 2A per cent on  the sales.  PLACER   mining   claims   generally  of all odd Iin?s. If there is any edd  piece of furniture you want, write us,  and we will let you know if such is  included in these special offerings  which comprise  TABLES, CHAIRS,   COUCHES  BEDSTEADS & SUITES  DRESSERS. IRON BEDS,  REED & RATTAN CHAIRS  ROCKERS, CABINETS, ETC.  are 100 feel square; entry fee $f>, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain   two leases   to   dredge   for   gold   of   live miles  each  for a term  of  twenty   years,   renewable at the descretion of the Minister of thc Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation .within one season from the  date of (lie lease fur each live miles.  Rental, $!() per annum for each-mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2A per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,n00. .  W. W. COI-JY,  Deputy  of   the Minister   of  the  Interior.  PAINTING,   PAPSK  ETC.  Work done properly' and at right  prices. Shop and residence In rear  of Ladysmith. Hotel.  J.  E.  SMITH,  Prop.  .Senator Sl.ec e.���������I want $r,0,uti0 for  that job.  Railway      Magnate���������You   won't get  the  tenth  part  of      it.   Senators  are  g, ]ing  fo     jail  now for $2,000.    This  -is   a     bear      market,  for  senators.P  Pittsburg Post.  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and BulUsr  REPAIRING   of   all   kinds  prompts  attended to.     Shop on Gutaere    %\  m. a m?m  Solicitor,   Etc.  Smith (reading paper)���������What fools  siiinc men do make of themselves!  Mrs. Smitli���������Now' Clarence, what  have you been doing this time?���������Chicago News.  Monsy  st. Annua  Loan  UDYSMIF  Ladysmith   Temp'e No. 5 Rathbon.  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's ha.'  2nd  and  -tth Tuesday at 7.30  p. m.  Mrs.  Kate Tate,  secretary.  n  Meat market  LOfovirr.-i  B.C. V
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TO     RENT���Seven Room     House,,
modern conveniences.    Third Avenue.
Three minutes walk from P. O.    Ap- '
ply B.  , this oii'ce.
1
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Waller .tones      went down the line
this loom ing at nine o'clock.
Rev.   Silva-While      passed   tbiougli
on  the morning's train to Victoria
Rev.  R. .1. P.owen was a passenger
to Victoria on  the morn.iig train.
Mayoi Cobiiin went down to the
Capital City this morning on business.
A project to establish homes for
inc.tpaeialed trades union sis h',is
been (liken up fur coiisidciiitiou hy
the   United   Association   of Plumbers.
Air. and Airs. Alec Bryden lift on
the morning train for Portland'\ ia
Vicluna Air. ami Mrs. liiyden will
innkk- ji st/.iy of a few da\s at Port--
land.
^1 i--s Peele, of New Wcslminster,
nriived iu ladysmith on this morning's train. She is spending a bolii
day heie, the guest of Mrsf R. .J.
Ho wen.
The hoard of school trustees will
meet, al five o'clock, this evening in
the cily hall for tbe purpose, or appointing a young lady *lo fill the position-of  teacher  for  grade seven.
TOWNSITE EXTENSION
Adjoining tho old lownsite of
DUNCANS, V. 1.
A small .aiea has been laid off   in town lots which are new offered
at
LOW   PRICES   AN    I) ON   EASY TERMS.
The  future  of  the  Cowichan      Distiict   and   Vancouver   Island
will   e'veeed   expeditions   and   tl.ir�� i*  a srcod  rhanrr   " ���   -safe and
profitable   in vesi ment.
SEE PLANS AM> PKICES
Agents, J. STEWART J. H  WMITTOME
Lad j smith,   V.   T. Duncans,      V.  1.
3SKSKSSKS!
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of Edaimelelte,  Print, Aluslin,
Lawn, Pique, Organdie, fLing-
ham,   '/epbeis,  Ticking,  Press
floods,     elc. are out  on  II.e
tables al
Ladysmith Doat DuHdinf
Esfabltshment
Launch and Pleasure Boats of all
descriplions for Hire. : Boats built
fo older and Repaired. Spoon oars a
Speciality.
IIARRUP   AND IIAYEDN.
BOAT  * BUILDERS.
CUBANCiGARFftClDRY
��� o.
Mannfactur ers of the Famous
CUBAN   BLOSSOH
None  but Union Lab    Employ ed
n J. BOOTH,
1 have been notified hy tbe publishers that, on anl after the 1st of
September the. subscription price of
Kveiybody's will advance to Sl.fiO a
year. Subscribe now ai. $1.00 a year
al,   Knight's   bookstore.
I-LREMKNS' MEETING
1-iie duel .1. E. Smith ie.iue-.ts
thai all members .of the hrig-ade al-
lev.i.l the meeting which is to be Iu Id
al tl'.e City I Hall this evin.ng at
7.30.
'llie Water worts Ollicc is now neaily completed." 'Ihe building is erected on tlie site on Roberts Street seeded by Superintendent Bland and
although by no means a large oi
stalely stiiictuie it will no doubt
answer the purpose. The lot oa
which(the ollice stands is ne-xl to Alderman Nicholson's residence.
LENZ  & LEISER
WHOLESALE DRY        GOODS,
MANUFACTURERS OF
Half Regular
Remnant Price
NOTICE.
From       this   date   the  undersigned
will  not  lie  responsible  for   any  indebtedness     incurred except on      a
written order signed by the secretary
Rowland   Machin.
V.   I.   EXPLORATION &   DEVELOPMENT  CO., LTD.
Non Personal  Liability.
Victoria, H. C, May  18th, 1905.
DRYSDAil-
Co.   Ladysmith
GENTS'   FURNISH INCS,   ETC.
I-
SHIRTS, OVERALL*.  ETC.
-isssa
VICTORIA,  B. .C
HOf>1BN!ON EXHIBITION
1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO
OCTOBER 7-1905
Under the  Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and
Industrial Society
NEW WESTMINSTER
B.   C.
$IOO,OOO.GGO
$100,600.00
IN PRIZES AND
���^���wu.www.wvw     ATTRACTIONS
Word   was  received   by the chairman
of the Siliool Ihi.nd last eveniijglf.,..'.i:i
l\iiss   Ci lines,       the  young      lady   appointed   to   lb.'.     position of   misiriss .
ol  Div.   7,  in      the local   schools,  del1    WORLD'S   Oil AMPIGNSII IP   EVENTS     in   ROWING  and   LACRVSSE,
Enlarged   grounds,   new,   handsome  and spacious buildings.
it rRICI
20 CT8.
Ah Wing & Go,
Merchant Tailors
L idles' and Gents' Clothes Made to
Order.
PF.RFECT   FIT GUARANTY 11  ,
LADYSMITH-,   B.   C.
not re e
Notice is heieliy given that' al the.
next, sifling" of-the Hoard or Licensing Commissioners of the City of
Ladysmith, T intend lo make application for a transfer of the Reta I
Lujtior licence now held by me for
the premises k nown as the Queen's
llolcl, situate upon Lots 1>3 and II,
block 75, Ladysniiilh, B. ('., from myself to Leopold l.epas.
DESIRE  HENRY.
Ladysniiih,   22nd  July,  100r>.
- I .���
J. STEWART
i
Conveyancing,     |��       Notary Public
l>.  O. BOX 268
For Sale���4 roomed house
j fne    location, neatly fenced and
! furnished $525
shod lo li.nc hei name taken ml ihe
ii.st of teachers lor the coining teim.
It, is understood lhat the young ..ad\
in question has'ieoe veil an oiler Iri.m
Uie trustee board ej. ihe llaiwood
schools, and these being situated
���.near -her'home she'preferred that position  to one on-the Ladysmith staif.
Air. Dave Johnson is lie possessor
of an eight-year old horse, who- has
a pleasant habit, of kicking. The animal usually indulges in this- practice early in the morning with such
vigor  that  by   the time night Arrives
. he has very little energy left. liasi
evening Mr. .1 olnisu-ii had the l-'.icker
a-nd an other horse attached to his
��� wagon on Fourth avenue, when the
kicker who for some time had lieei.
standing very quiet, suddenly became
���'ively and let out with. remarkable
force, with the result that the w.a
gen- pole   was   broken.   Dave   and   the
. kicker wei'e the principal actors in
the commotion that ensued. It was';,
gloomy return home, a.i.il it would
be difficult: to describe the friendly
looks exchanged between" Dave and
the kicker.
HORSE   RACING,   Uroncho  -i isimsr,"   AliliUiy  Parades  and  Exercises.
ROYAL   IRISH   GUARDS  and  ether    Famous   BANDS.
(IRANI!   WATER   CARNI \'AL���Parade  of    Fraser   River ��� Fishing   S-'leet
'Patrol Boats,  11.M. Warships, Indian   War  Canoes,  etc;        Indian  sports.
For   all'information  write W.  11.   KEARY,   'Secretary- and Manager,'
New Westminster,  13.  (.'..'.'.. 4
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place   from   Kainloops,   and   towns   in
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THE   RING���    .;.. . . '   ���
An exchange'".says: It is amusing-
to listen to. the talk of men who
v-ianl; to break info the limelight- of
spoil by producing a. man to (|g-W
Jim Jeffries. Nine out of every,ten
.ersous    -iiiiercsled     in   t-he   fighting
.���,-ame  are   willing  to   bet   that   Hk>i-c
s ;   not.   a big   fellow   in    the   World
who can   stand   up. ten  rounds  before
th-;. 'mighty  champion,  and   yet every
  day   we  he.-ir   of   a new   won-der dicing
discovered who will -Jio pit tod against
\\hen_ in   n-ed  of  sl-afionary  d'.Lat   bin,,  s.lVs  a wriu-r  in   the  Cincinnati
Knight's   booksli-.r?   and   lie   will   i rv
lo till   your   wants.
A   I'l/KAKAI'T OCT I NO
Un   labor  Monday,  September  -Ith.,
the   F.ag'es of  Luvlvsmilb will  run  an
excursion      from   l.mli smi t h   lo   Van
'Oliver      and      return.      All  arrange-
meals   haw-   l.i--n      e.Melmied  and   th-.
steamer secured      lor  the  day.      'I he
���'oan       will       lea\e   Ladysmith   at   ��
o'clock   in   the  morning,  leaving   Van
���'Oliver    for       Mm       return    'trip   at '���
o'clock   in  the  evening'.      Tickets   wil
be h-old' at      .fl.Mi  for  the round   Iri
lo  ae'iiiis,   an,|     7;,   c-iil.s  r.;-r  chil.-lir-
Hi.der   ;.;{ years.      Il   will undoubted')
Iu- a   very pie isanl   I r p. aiwl  a   splendid  diitiiig. ���
the Okanagan-valley-   Mr.  Isaac liar
lis, of VeiiKur,  has  returned  from   a
trip made to the location, an'id |.>-iiigs
back the news  that the  find is a \'al-
uablc ��� one.    The   ore   is   galena,   abd
assays show $1T>   in g*old;  HiO ounces
in   silver    with   10   percent,   of   lead.
���The. lead   is M   feet,   and  10  claims-
have  been  sfal'ied on   it.    Other  ledges  are also reported,   and quite     a
number of claims have been  located.
A proni-is-i-ng  camp  has   sprung-  up  iii
coii-iicction.   , 'l'iio mineral - indications
have   been   known   to   Indians   several
years and  last   fall   the Sbiiswap   Indian   Chief   staked   some  of   the   principal   claims,   bill,   failed   fo   record.
Tire  result, is that.he iuis lost,  flu m,
and   iiieii   fro.ni   VeiiiLii   have  secured
llie   best   g.'guild.
For Sale���5-roomed house
good location, 5,375 and one
year more to pay.' Owner has
already paid $(510 besides improvements
For Sale���Two    fine lots,
eaih fjil\120, cenlie of Cily, J-250
.   and asMime mortgage of     $100.
RU1IHUH) il.
ticki-:t scalpers
r1::ci*:ive pcnisiimi-'.N'p
Portland. Ore., Aug. X.���-As a result- of the decision of the slate circuit.     Court   upholding   the   railroad
���'Kii'.|iiiror.    Some  person   with   more
lime   than   anything  else   has  dug   up
au   Indian   who   looks  big  mid   strong
enough   to   whip   JelT.     When   told   of
the  Wonder from   the wilds, .JelT sai.
Ii,-:      would   a.^ne   to   whim   him   and
Iris  brother any  morning   beforeHui-ak
last.    1 le   might   have added   that the
whole   tribe   with   their   toiiiii-hawk-s
and   war-clubs   could   get    into        Muring,   and   if  anyone   in   the   bunch remained   after   three   luiuules   of tight-    a.rfi-scalping  law   passed  by   the  last
lug   Ibe   world's   championship   would    legislature,   II.   (.'.   Caspar}-,   the  b-ro-
Iben   and   Ihere   he   awarded   to   the    ker      upon   who-ni  a test,  of   the  law
'"''���'������m   Territory. | wis  inu.de,   has . paid   bis  line   in   the
municipal court., ai.d, together with
the IK oilier brokers under arrest,
las agieid to leave Ihe city and
close his csfiuDIisbiinc.nl.- In railroad
circles no uodti of s i.fisfaction is.ex-
lii'i-ssid   at  the   verdict.
PHONE   24.
She���I     dreamed   last.'-night -fhat,
you   a.i:-d   T were   married.
He���Weren't, you .glad?
She���Aw I'u liy���when  I woke-, up!.
She wore a dainty  balbiug suit
And   dipped   'into   the  drink-
But, sMiivnier   girls  are nnl like suits-
It  did���she  didn'l���shrink.
To R n'��� Nice   house    on
Third Avenue, "cornerTot, $6 mo.
For   Sale���ioo   acres   ���;�� f-
land  in  Cedar."District      '���'  $2fi5:
For Sale���-2  sheep farms;
oif. one of the CInlI' dslands, considerable ������ iiuprovemeiits.--- ,Forth e 'TWO     Z .':���';. .$-l,/0"'
For 5aie���groomed house
$350
$2.00 Value for $1,75
We. have, a few of these Sets    left in     shades of White,     Blue, or
flreen,  wilh fancy floral decorations,    which includes    Pitcher, Half
Dozen Glasses, and Tray.
Price I.75 |>er ��et
SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.
GATACRE ST
LADYSMITH
S3S
W.G. Fraser
MerchaiitTailor,
(1st Avenue)
Spring Stock on hand. Call early and
get your choice
f iSBIING TACHLE
Trowling Spoons in  Abundance.  Latest designs and gooxl killers.
A Complete'Stock ol Flys in, ALL VARIEP1ES.
Balance of our highclass Fishing Rods at
25 PER CENT DISCOUNT
NEW BROWNING AUTOMATIC SHOTGUN AT
$28.���    '
LADYSMITH HARDWARE CO., Ltd
Chiarlie   Dunn
yGompeiny
MERCHANT TAILORS
NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED. '
Charles Ininn, of tlie above, firm, visits Ladysmith every Sunday -for the
purpose of taking -.measurements, and. seeing customers personally. May
be seen at the Hotels. We guarantee all stock and a perfect lit at the
lovyest possible rates. Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $L00 up. All
Handmade. -..Eiill line of the Latest supplies -ALWAYS 'carried: by Mr.
���mum. '���-���,:��� ZZ ���:���''������, .'���'��"���''.''     -..  ([ '..'������.���.::;.-';.���'    ' ' I; -\J-���������'���������
Why tiuy From Peddlars?
1-
A   If yoii can get .-first-class goo ds    at      low   prices   from   a reliable
Dr. R. B. Dier
Surgeon Dentist
AH  work guaranteed, and  at, reasonable   rates.
For Sale���7-roomed hois c
To Rent���First class hotel
.  business,  test localioiL '
NKW  AIINP'.S   KOCN'I)   AT    .
Slit SWAP      :,.\KE.
As   a result   of   a find   o '   ;'-'
north   of   the   Sevmour   .
eii      on
of Shu
i  ^gg^^&a^ass-^:^
&>rr
JR BARGAIN TABLES FOI
SHIRTS and TIES
IMMENSE SNAPS
Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.
f; WILLIAMS   BLOCK.       -   ��� ���  TELEPHONE   6-7
^ZZZZZ^0j
SHIP'S NOTICE.
'I'lio captain or owners of (he
steamship (!rrmaniciis will not he
respoiisi'ble for any debt, contracted
by any nieiirh-or of the ship's cr?w
while in port.
CAPT.   BERNPT.
FOR   RENT.
Tbe hotel   aparlmenls  of.the Portland     Hotel,      consisting   of   twenty
rooms,'     'including   kitchen,   pantry,
slore-rooins,   l-l   bedrooms,   well   furnished,   :4c.    'Ihe   bouse,   without   the
bar,  .will  be  leased, hy  tbe undersigned   at   very   reasonable   rates.      ('all
and   look ovt-r   the   premises.  A   .rood
LadVSinilll   hoaidin.i1;  house   kt cPer  can   do   well,
j ANGELO TATE,
OPEN AT  ALL HOURS. '.'ropiietor.
SSSS^��^&^^S3^Sm^SSS^S!SSSS^^l^S^iiSS&l?^SS^^
Hi^h St.
^ Ilk
m*
Qfi&
\m
mm
35      ���       ..."        ~"����    t3"v  , t, - - -- .
M    house at  home.   The ..peddlars that, call here fry.to ^et rid of-si
S    trash  as  they cannot .sell ".'at  home.  If. yoii'gel, an  article from
itch.
ey caniioi,. sell -at   home,   n  you gei, an  ai iicie nuiu     a,
f��    relial.le'firm you are sure tha f the goods  are as  represented,  and
M     if yon are.not satisfied you have sumeth-iiig- to rail, hack on��� &$ we
i - are-'here since'this  town  was    first  started,   and  hold   our repufa-
\;    tion   as'    a first-class   hoiiM.,,   We carry nothing Li our line  but  the
iS    best, quality  of goods and sell   ou  small, proiils,   as. our es.p. n;es.
|;     are small.'   We bate no rat salaries  to  pay and  no  traveling c>:-
KJj    peiises -   Call   and-compare "our''prices and  our goods,  and  donjt  I.e..
dcCfci.ed. -.-��������� ���
B.FORCIMnER
VVATCrllWAKER,   JEVVBLER,  OPTICIAN
1 First Avenue,    X   X "X      Ladysmith,.  ii. C
e?**vi
^<  A
toves
We are making them of the Newest    Pattern and Latesf
Styles.
WE DO ALL KINDS OK FOU NDRY  WORK
Our Prices are Reaaona,   hie
SEE  OUR    NEW  STOVES IN  BLAIR  AND  ADAM'S WINDOWS.
L\D75llPi1 \%3V& STJVe W^RK-5 CO,, LTD,
3!
Harry Kay b-.'gan work r.n t-he
school buildings this afternoon, lie
is putting in new panes of glass'in
the ffiace of those broken by small
boys, and be.fore.school reopens will
also put .in a number of new black-
i oards in the. new building.
NANAIMO Al A N  MARRIED
Geo. Taylor, M Gloucester-road, New,.
ton-Ab'liot, and Mr. Charles Prudom,
Nanaimo, P.r fish Coluinl/ia, and fori
nierly of Uairowgale. Rev. W. E.
Durhani .rector of Wolhorougli, officiated^,and the, bride, who ^as g ven
away by her father, was attired in
cream .serge, trimmed with glace silk,
with     picture   hat   of      cream  cbilTon
���Th:!  Western   Weekly  News,  of  Ply- ' ,,,���]   Nien  (jwy���   leather.     The bridesf
mouth,   June  17,  tells of the  wedd n.^ I m.���i(|s   W(,l0   \)iSK  *|-iiyi01-  (the bride's'
or Mr.    C  Prudom,      who icsiden. in   sistorj   ai.d  Miss  Ai.iiie Tax lor.     Mr.
Nanaimo   for a      number   of years   as   \V.     j>nidom lla-rnlwg'a'le,      was
iiia.na.ger of Spencer's  Crescent store,   groomsman.      Tin re   was  a  beautiful
groomsman
He left Nannimo in April'last. The ,nf, of presents,'and 'the honeymoon
| wedding took \.hc,-.in Wolbrougb _ is ,,n ()C; sl,ai!t in nfracoiiTbe and in
Lchurch on     Saturday of Miss Bessie    ' y0rksh'rc.
Taylor,  youngest      daughter of Mr.

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