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 ,-V.M������1'.^  T   'yfi-'*^^*  AUG IS 1905  Daily Ledger  YOL. *,  THURSDAY,   AUG.   17,   1005.  .V  PRICK   FIYE   CBKTS  WILL   ������E  RAGE TOMORROW  The Iroquois  Won   Today  aad Each Boat Has Now  Two Wins  Race Tomorrow Will Decide Who Shall Have Canadian Cup  Charlotte, Aug. 17���������The American  boat Iroquois today won thc fourth'  race in the .> con test' for the ,'Canadas  Cup, defeating the-challenger Temeraire -by about three minutes. Each  boat has now won two races, and it  will be necessary to sail another tomorrow to _f decide who shall have tbe  custody' of tlie cup. "    -  CHESTERFIELD IS   A  RAVING-HANI VJ.  T   Jack Chesterfield has become aiav  , ing  maniac from  the effects  of  ihc  wc*ind     that he inflicted-upon himself aftei he had blown a hole m" his  cell in     tlie toanty jail a fortnight  ago in Seattle,   Wi.jMi( dynamite.      He  is . so violent that he has to      be  strapped  to   the  bed  lo     n/au'^ lum  ���������doing  injury  to himself and   to   llie  -guards     watching him. ^ Even when  his- hands  weie  held  tightly   lo   the  pide of    -the bed  he pel sis led       m  smashing  Ins   head  against  the   uon  framework  at Me head  of his  col  He also managed  to get his head  in  such a position as to up  the bandages <iom , his wound .mid i,o reopen it  by rubbing it against the side of the  cot.-   All   night  long,   -adieu   not   under the influence of opiates, best Tug  gled to regain Ihe use of his   lands.  He  cursed "Deputy  Sheriff  Hall, \Mio  .was guarding lum, and aUempled-to  attack the  nuises  when they   would  come near him.    His exertions cims-,  ed a hemorrhage of the wo'uiiil j:i"h..s'  head.      It  is  now .believed '   iit-the  wounded t man has little cftxice of.ic-:  covery.     It" would  not sur >i:,>e  Ihe  attending -physicians  if death     Juki  occur  within .forty-eighty houis.   I lis  condition     was impioved  somewhat  liist night, but it is> still worse than  ���������it was last week.  Chesterfield,  in  his sane  moments,  realizes   that  he   is   being   watched,  and  this angers him so  that he   1 c-  conies  maniacal  in his  rage   lie  is  CHINESE REBEL IN DUTCH  EISniDIi  They Attack Dutch Post at  Ranbong, Kiliinl 24 Officer! and Men  Also  Murder 20 Men in  Attack on Bivouac at  Bakong  SHOW THEMSELVESfN FAVOR OF MING  At Last Sunday's Session  the Scandinavian  People  Voted 686,200 for Disso-  lution, 184,000  Againrt It  Amsterdam,   Aug.  17.-A  telegram!   Christiana,     Norway,    ,Aug>.  17���������  recehed' fiom  Ba.ravia,   Dutch East CComplete returns from last Sunday's  Indies,  ioports an ugly outbreak of I referendum  on  the   question i of  the  Chinese  icbels  who  attacked-      tbe f separation of Norway  from  Sweden  Dutch post  at  Ram-hong, killing two' show that'C87,200     votes were cast J  officers and 22 men. ', ��������� ..   ttov dissolution   and   184,000  against. |  Onlv six of the post succeeded in j The, size of the vote is very gratify-  iSJapIng.and these were womded.      j illS to-the leaders ol  the Storthing  An oilieial despatch to The Hague'������aml J,aS aroused intense inlorest. At  icports another surprise attack by * <hc ,ast fteneml election for meyn-  Chincsc rebels oil a Dutch bivouac at| hers  of  the  Storthing  only '236,641  SIX MEN KILLED IN 01-  L1SIQN     :  Another Serious Railroad  Disaster in Call- '  fornia  Extra Freight Dashes into  Workman Caboose With  Shocking Results  BOYS ORDEBEO TO. BE  llakong-,  in thc Klewang 'district.  A  Dutch  ollicer and  six European   sol-  diere  weie killed.   Thc Chinese left  a score killed.  STEVESTON CANNERYMEN ", ,  FINED, $50  EACH.    ������""���������"������������������  ���������"  '"������   ������������������"���������**'    *"���������   ^ Ivs'M-n jrathering Die heads,and .ails  being kept under the influence of 11������-!:,_/, JT ���������,,_, ?���������.��������� !.���������������������������..  "It is in your interest as much as  in     the  interest of the public" Jihat  tins  law-should  be enforced,  and if  you cannot obey a law made. in such  x way  penalty must be inflicted."   .  So spoke Magistrate Corbould 'yes-.  lerday   afternoon   1o"the   representative*, .of   five of the most- impoitant  salmon  canneries operating  in    'the  viQuuly   of   S|tevestoii>���������the  Imperial.  Pacific Coast, Canadian -Pacific, Bea-  .er" and  Phoenix.    Thejcannen.es interested    have     liecn mentioned,,and  the.' charge,  that of .polluting     the  Fiaser with offal, has-been mentioned.    All  the-accused pleaded  n-uifty,  and      it   was' then   that, the   police  magisfiate made his remarks'.1-"lUtis  practice has got to ibe stopped, . h<*  continued.  "You  should" see that you  will sutler in the future-if not .imma-  dialtly,  if you do  not,'it is my duty to protect the-    public as against  any  individual   interest. , I will  im-'  pose a fine' of-$ 50 ineach.casc; that  is the"   m'iniiiiuiii." If ,,'you arc before  me again the  line  will ne not nearly so light.   Other offenders may,not  expect  to get the  minimum."  Today  along  the. Sievcstofi *wat������r-  rront at low tide alongside each thc_|  caimeiies,  Japanese and others could  votes were cast.  ,���������. ������- ��������� .    ���������  FRASER PACK IS  NEARLY COMPLETE.  "Vancouvei, Aug. Ill���������The Fraser  pack to date is 030,000 cases. This  bca,ts���������,the Ifjuget Sound pack loi the  first -time in the history of the industry. The.' Pugct Sound pack is up  and totals'600,000'cases.  FOOTBALLERS  HOLD MEETING  Committees   Appointed io  Arrange for Concert  and Dance  San    Bernardino,   Cal.,   Aug.  17.���������  Six Mexican track laborers were killed and  six  or  se\en  weie  pro'i/ably  fatally   injured   by   a icai-end  collision    between   Santa ,Fc   work  tram  and an extra soutlVhouuil freight at  1-Ioiseshoe last     evening.    The woik  Uain crew ha'd just  finished for the  day and   was   pieparing  to run      t0  San    Bernardino      when llie fi eight  crashed  into  tlie cjJjoosc   where the  workmen were congregated, telescoping it.   o   COMMANDERS   OF   MUTINOUS   VESSELS  RETIRED  St.'Petersburg, Aug. 17.���������By    Imperial    ukase" Vice   Admiral-Krugei  has  l������en  placed  on   the retired  list  Commander .Ga'/evetch, of the battleship  Pobiedonovctz,   and   the      com  maiuler of the  transport Prout,   on  iolh ol which vessels mutinies occur  red, have also been retired. \  L_= o  ' S'l'  Court Deals Leniently With  Four Mischievous  Lads  They Walked From Exten  sionand Got Into Mischief on the Way  The five boys, Cico. Pollick, ^ge 12,  R. and J. Stove, age  11  and I'd, respectively,     R.   Jackson,   12,  and  J.  Jackson,     8 years,  were chaiged ,,e-  lore    Magistrate Yai wood  yes-toid.iy  afternoon with     'willfully bieaking a  qiiiantity    of  the Wellington  CViheiy  Company'  s  piping  and   with   plating  nieces of     lrojn on the railway tiack  running    fiom     Ladysniiih to ExU-ii.  sion.     All of     thc boys being uiidci  age, the     public    was not allowed in  court.  The four oldest boys pleaded guilty ,but the couit dismissed thc  youngest boy, Jaclu'j .Jackson, decin-  mg'that the 'ad was too young to he.  lesponsil'le loi  any mischief dune, al  ENVOYS SKIP  ARTICLE NINE  It is Believed to Include Question  of Japanese Reimbursement  for Cost of War  The Japs are Keeping Tokio Advised of Every Development  of Proceedings  ot  Pottsmouth,   Aug.   17.���������The   peace    of fishinq, rights  to the littoral  plenipotentiaries   adjourned   for  lunch   Ihe  nianUme   provinces,  eon   at   10.30   o'clock,   having  spent {    Remuneration  foi   the cost of war  the entire morning discussing article   is  believed  lo be Number Nine,  the  !),   which   il is behoved'included   thc j hist aiticle to come up today. How  question   of Japanese   reimbuiscmcnt' far it, will be threshed,out before it  for  the cost of the war.    No agiee-jis   "passed   o\Tci"   is   pio-biematical.  iates almost all  thc time.  and other jf)fial into heaps.  BRIDEGROOM  DRANK   WHISKER  AND    I1RIDE   DRANKPOISON.  VVinni|)cg," Man.,   Au<:  western  town,  finding'he-drank .heavily,  tctiirned   to her home in  Port  SO ��������� A   worn   Aithur  where she committed suicide  an  named  Delaney,  a widow,  engag- by di inking poison. ^She lea\es clul-  ed  to mairy a man  residing  in      a    dren  VICrORIA IS BUSY WITH  ITS MANY TOURISTS  Vancouver Island   Will Share  in  the Prosperity of B, G Now  Plainly to Be Seen     -  The    football     meeting  was, very  well     attended "last  nigbt,  and-thc  following   committees   were  appointed to'make prepaialions, for the con  cert that is to-be iveld.'in^the ppeia  house under. the auspices of the dub  on Momlay,  Aug.  28th.  , Ladies'  Committee���������Mrs.  W.  San-  dorson, Mrs.  VV.  J.   Hunter, Mis. i-T.  Thornley, -Mis.  J. Muir, Mrs. P. C.  Hutchinson,     Miss     McMillan, Miss  Ingham."  Gentlemeus'    Committee���������W.  .    A.  Morrison,  W. Smipscn  J.   Callendei,  II. Thornley,  J. Gillespie,  J  Steele,  J.  Eno,  J. Sanderson,  J.   Adivn, N  A.  Morrison, T.  White:  A joint  meeting  of   thc   two  committees  will  he held   at Mr.   IV.  E.  Morrison's, 'this evening,  when a p c-  gramme  will  probacy  be  anangetl  and   sub-committees   appointed.    L'he  commiittec   appointed   is   a good -active one,     and no doubt a splendid  concert will be-given.   Ihe proceeds,  as before announced,  will be used  to  defray   the   expenses   of  the  leva's  tup  to Portland ������n Septeml-cr.  The boys    will commence practice  foi the tournament tomorrow night.  ���������o���������  POSTPONED.  Just before going to press the executive ot the comiriittee sent word  that the auditors being .unable to  get the -books audited by tonight,  the meeting vwill not take place, tfhe  day upon which it will be held will  be announced later.  TONIGHTS PUB-  .'   LIC MEETING  There Should be a Good Attendance as Business' is  Important- ]?  men!   was icached  and  thc comnns- ' Joshing    'rights,    Russia will  yield.  sioneis  temporarily laid  it aside r.n.l   Theie  only  remains  limitation   upon  profeedo'I     to discuss, tlie following    Russia's sea power;  thc suirender of  arbicle. J der  of thc   interned  warships.      The  Portsmouth,  N.  II ,  Aug   17.���������The   dual struggle is close at hand,   and  lh:������ blame being attached to the eld-   PM.ce confeience   began  at 9.15    this' pieparaUons  are  being  made foi   it.  er boys.        Accoiding to the vaiious   monuiig,      The envoys wei* served j AVhen  the lemaining points of possi-  y went    wit,li    hieaKfa-st  at  the   naval   store ] blc a.gieeincnt,aie demonstrated then  "piccednig the session '" '  -  Victoria  Where  they  is     alive with tourists, yeais���������times continuing as  they  are  come  fiom  and  wheie in.   the   financial   world���������the  popula-  they go   to  is  one  of  the  mysteries, ticn of the Island doiy.fc'd if not treb  Salmon  runs  are   nothing -ill     com- led, and there will then lie room for  parison with the tourist run now in many thousands more.   The building  full force at tha.capital.   Hotels are of     the   railway  north,  which  will  over/lowing,   andmany  people    , are  without   . (loujl)l/���������barring  the  uiitor-  placc next season,  will.  KLOxNDIKE OUTPUT  LES-  i     SEN ED   BY   LOW   WATER  ���������o���������  "The gold     output of.  the Klo  will be much     less this season than  last  unless  by 'providential;, interference more water should be available,  for   sluiiuing   operatlions., '.I'hisf   i*s\'tbe]  information I- received when  in Daw-1  . secni���������takc  uma'blc to get berths on the, sleaineis ��������� ^ ^ ^ c.ch  aiy(, cxtensiVc party ot j son a week ago, and as a number of  imany   cases all  the state-   )]]c pr,0v,jIlCei. the extent and produc- claims have shut down'on account of  tr,vi;iies.s      of      the  vacant   lands  of,   water,I have every reason   to  believe  which has  never been tipprcciatod. It. tiiat the go Id production of  the year  ���������is  holing  understood   now,  and       hy | wil.L  for     in  rooms are sold  long before  the boat  sails..       The   Driard   hotel   at   any  hour is crowded,  but morning,  noon,  and  night     it is a sight  to  sec  the  spacious  diniivg  room   crowded   time  and .again.   There is no ,..question 'l/ut  that the city  of  Victoria ������������������ is   in   line  to become a great  tourist city whero  parties : will   nieet  friends   from   distant    points,  as from  Alaska,  Australia or the Hawaiian  tslaivds.   The  climatic   coiwlil/pns,    vjlie   r 'i\oautiful  ���������drives,   the  oiitswlc  points ,of  interest to  be visited,  all  combine.-    to  help   Victorians  and   the  C.P.R.   to  make the Island  city a paint, missed  by none travelling for health  or   .recreation.    Victoria  is  waking     from  its   past  quiet  and' sedate   form  and  is becoming a live city, and Vancouver Island in general  is  glad   to see  it so,  for if Victoria goes  aln-aid, ������o  docs every  town ou   the Island,  and  other towns along the line of the C.  P. R. will gladly..-do'all in tlwir pow  er to make , the Island, in general   a-|*l?oll  pleasant  and a profitable section  of  the country to visit.   It recjuires .no  prophet to see that the next     five  hc sijmller    than in any year in  the parties'who have the wherewith-1 the history  of the camps.'''  al  to cause  the .vacant lands to  e      This .statement was maxlc this mor-  from    ^ing by Mr. G.  M.   Pulham,   superin-  Jhihintroiihic motives, but as a'mat- tendent'-b'f-the'   '\V'hite Pass & Yukon  utilized;   not  by   any   means  lei' of business  The changes in the Island agricul-  tiii-al' areas that will be brought  aboutvWiAJiin" the next, few years, is  mot yet, realized, but. it is bound to  come. ������������������' With, it will come the -development of Island mines, for there  are  mine's  of  value  and great      cx-  route winter stage line. Mr. Pulham, came south, on the steamer Princess Belatriice, ' which reached Vancouver early yesterday m'orninj .  '���������'Even in the event of heavy rains  filling the creeks it might be impossible for all the dumps to be -washed  before the  ��������� freczeup," . continued Mr.  - A public meeting will be he'd in  the. opera house banqueting looms  iliifi evening at eight o'clock, sharp  io receive the final report oftr.en"-  fic'eis of Uie July lstrvelcbrau mi ami  to dispose of all business ci nncctcd  with the celC'Lcation and to discharge the committee. A ^ood attendance is lc^uestcd.    o   BELLING HAM  WANTS  NO INTERFERENCE.  -Bcllingiham,   Wash.,   Aug.   17.��������� The  Chainlet   of Commerce,   by  unanimous  vote,  last night sent t0, thc Reciprocity  Confeience,   now  in  session  in    Chicago,     an   emphatic protest  against any attempt  to lemove     oi  modify the tiailT on timber and-^io-"  ducts.  o   ���������  TO PROTECT     FIIEATRE-GOERS.  New York, Aug. IC���������The managcis  of e\ery theatre in Biooklyn .except  one, appealed bcfoie -l/hc city health  ooard today to piotest against an  ordei issued by Health Cominissunei  Darling that theatie������ iciii.nn closed  until coi tarn precautions against fire  had been tal-en. Oideis ^eio issucvl  lo tli>at clTcct to their managers un-  stiuctiug them to equip then houses  wilh automatic spunkleis ovei the  stage. lately when it was asceilain  ed that .soviual^ol them weie piepai-  mg io open and that nene of them  had complied with thc ordei. Notices weie posted in thc theatre  doois stating the otdei must be complied with  before o| cuing   o   TORE LIMBS OF  RABBITS IN  MANIACAL     FURY.  The   Vancouver      Province     says:  Sheaves, the terrorize!*,  has been arrested.   Sheaves is the man who was-  told  of  in   New Westminster  despatches  recently.    At the  time tlie despatch  was sent,   it.  was   the opinion  of I the  police and   Olivers   that William '   Sheaves   was   laboring  under  temporary,   alcoholic   aberration.   Later particulars, declare ihbat he is     a  raving  maniac,  and   it  is 'well   thai,  he. has been  taken into custody.  !  He  was  not, content  \v'.\lh driving  his     birol'her's.    family out'of their.  home at tha  point of a shotgun and  wrecking the fu mature after they had  ���������departed, and  then  chasing the     In-      New .Orleans,   Aug.   17.-The   rcla  dian employees  off   the  premises and   Uvcly  insignificant   number of deaths  far afield, but he  went, of.it into  the \ here in  ihe past, 2-1 hours at a time  yard   and  caught  a hen,   and      wth  stones told ^y the bojs, they  up to Extension ' on (he 2 o'clock  mineis' train. Thcv mtci.ded ic-  lurning oik the ne\t train fiom Extension Hut the conductor lefu.scd to  allow; them on boaul. rlhiy then pio  ceeded lo walk home and on the way  broke the piping and placed on the  trr.ck a piece of rail.  Mr   R.      I'ooley,  of Vicloiia;   who  appeared  for thc Wellington  CoUieiy  Company, said     that the Company's  officials wcte    at liist inclined  to let  (he lads oli' with a warning, but upon  being     informed    that Inys  were  continually     getting into niisdiicf'-on  tho    line,     they decided" to irate an  example of    these .     Mr. "Pooley had  been    instructed.   to press that  tlie  boys he sent to the refoimatoiy,  but  seeing they, werej>o young ho-'thought  if the court would order V whipping  it would,   probably*  be thc LCst way  of punishing them..  After some conversation with the  parents or guardians of thc children  the couit adjourned the case for a  week. In the cases of R. Jackson,  J. Stove and Geo. Pollick the magistrate asked the guaulians of the  boys to .chastise them and to repoil  to the court nevt week, when he  would i'et them out on suspended sen  tence. In thc case of R. Stove, the  magistrate said hc would decide  what it would be best to do wilh  him, but hc thought the lad had bet  ter >1>. sent to the le.foiniatoiy, he  ha\ing been into mischief of Ibis -soil  before. He hoped tliis case would be  an example to othei bovs in the  town. He ticaled thc \ounger lads,  leniently because they h.id not been  into, mischief before, but this soit of  behavior ou the pai t of I o\ s had to  bestopped and he hoped the 'pun sh-  ment inflicted by the patents would  be an evamplcl to them in futtne   ������������������������   \TTEMPT LIFE OF EMPRESS OF  OB INA  Krankfbit, Aug. 10��������� A Teintsm  despatch to the Fraiikfuilei Zeilung  sa\s an attempt was miade on the  life ot the Empicss of China today  as she was passing thioiigh the gaty  of the 'city to her sunimer place  llei assailant was dressed a^ a servant    and was     bayonct'tcd by    the  guards.  ��������� ���������       ������������������  A  POLLARDS'  PRESENCE OF MIND.  Five articles of.Ihc possible "treaty ot Washington" lemained to be  considered when tlie peace plenipotentiaries resumed theii session at the  Navy Yard this morning; Sakhalin,  upon which u bad been impossible  to agice and which had been passed  oier,   indemnity,   limAation       upon  an   adjouiumciit  will  be   taken,   probably  until Monday,  when thc plenipotentiaries   will show  their       last  cards.  The Japanese are in the closest  touch wilh then government. They  are keeping Tokio advised of every  possible development of the proceedings     It  was six o'clock this morn-  Russia's sea power, the duuender of' nig when   last night's  stieam of ca  the interned warships, and  the grant 1 bles   to   Japan   weie completed.  SAW STEAM  TUG SINK  Montreal, Aug. 10.��������� The presence  of nvind of o^e or the. diminutive actors of the Pollard .Juvenile Opera  Company, and I lie timely rendition  of a divert.ing tune by the Academy  Orchestra did much to tide ov.n: ^  crisis in that place of amusement  last evening, when a piece of, paper  became ignftwl in the crowded gallery, and the terrifying icry of'''iFire"  was called out  hy   thc excited "Gods  T. Sii7iya,ma, the carpenter belonging to'the Japanese frsheiy' at  Pages lagoon, came in town in a  small l.oat yesterday ai'o:it,2 o'clock  and said he had seen a small steam-  ei upset and sink in Ihe gulf, just  oft the, en ii ante of Dcpai lure Bay,  sa\s tins morning's Herald, i  The     slearner,  according  to      his  story.  Was manned  by two men and  Iu- saw them get oil in a small boat  and (head as if for the point, of land  above   DeparUue Bay.    At  first   his  stoiy  was  discredited,   as   the  S.S  City of Nanaimo  came in  that way  about  the aanic  time as  Suziyama,  aiitt~Capt. Foote said he had seen no  signs of any such boat.   In- the evening,   however,  when   the  Jap    came  nack  from   Chcmainus,   he   was questioned closely with the. aid of Ikeda,  the owner of thc  fishery,  and gave  tullei    particulars,   saying  the  boat  seemed to be heading toward  Texa-  da Island and that she. sunk almost  immediately aflci   tbe S S   City   of  Nanaimo turned,into Ik-partuue Bay  Upon   being   speAeii   to   aga.'n       and  this  statement  diawn  to  his  attention,   Captain Fooi_e icmeniheied  he  had noticed a small tug conic out of  Dodd's     N,dilows   and   head   up   the  gulf. He said he had turned  into the  ti.xy  before  coming   ahieasl,  or  hei,  but      she     seemed   to  be going  all  right and there-'was no sea to   amount to anything    Suziyama, howc.\  er stuck  to lus story, but  although  diligent      ciiHiiines   weie  made   lasl  nigh I   notbiiig coi. Id   1 c   bam. d      of  any  boat   that  h.id  come  up  fu m    a  soublierly direction  nor of the     two  men     who cloared  from  the sinking  vessel  in  a small   boat.  A BATTLE  WITH BEES  *\  tent cvn this Island, copper-gold 0and , pMmm [or the rcason that after ihe  iron. -Coal'measures are bettor un- 'clain*s ^;erc shllt down many miners  del-stood, but jn. this -class of imn-. "^ . left lll0 coimil.v or else went  ing  the      building  up   qT. cities   awl |_ ,1C    hiU3.     U Would  towns, the increasing of steam oat * J1^ -rafu,t m*attcr to. seciu*e men  traffic  and  the  opening   of smelters |^ a shouki ^^  T1, Tr ? y',S l,1CrCa"C I Mr.PulSom was unable,to give any  (leiuand lor.the product. \    \ ,,���������������������������,���������,,���������+  nf i������-old out-J  It, is      best  to pull  with the tide, [.estimate of the amount of gold puij  maniacal ferocity tore .its  wings off.  He then     caught  throe  rn.btWitK  and  literally   tore them   limb   from limb.  Provincial      Constable  Monroe says  that   he  never saw   a more sickening  sight.- The era/ed   man,  with his t!c-  inonica.1 strength, had torn the little  lK������lies asunder.   The skin   was torn  and   the  legs  jsrkcd   from   the    oint  sockets ami then the body ripped op      ,     ���������  *"-"   "'"  :>" Z'"'J ������������������<���������  fm- the season, but he said that" ell ^ the lngoroflos do with -a-dog..  and as the^waves,of pros,>er.tycone  put ^the *a      ,  l n . ^^  .piling in the  people vitally invest,  ftom^ha   he     a^ considcrab���������   caUse   thcy  kill   Uieir   victhis   first; |  cd  in   the   improvemcn     of  Vanco������-   l"Ul^\^m m   which was.tbe   ll3 ripped  thc quivering bodies apart  Z SSSU*������       " .      ���������   jISlX il season.-Provinoe.     | whihJ they shrieked with pain.  wlic'u'jt was V-xpected there .would''be  some increase over the maximum tig-  tires already reported has., made u  fine impress-ion on the local public,  confirming tlie frequently expressed  v.'icw thai, tbe yellow fever is losing  its viruler.or ,'n con!act with, modern  forms of tr'o.illneiit. Of the nineteen new sijuarris,. infected, 12 are immediately adjoiniii.g sy;uares previously reported as infected, showing ��������� the  slight   spread   of  the ..disease.  A list of IS suspicious eases reached  the marine hospitaj, officers  after  the the rcjiort  closed"'ami  were under investigation today.  OOODUAItUlT  CROI5  AT   EDMONTON.  Edmonton, Aug. 15.���������The growing  of apples has proved successful h.-ie.  at last. A fanner has a tree liear-  ing the. Ducjess of Ol'dcnibiirg variety  of line ([uality.  The results of the fall wheat crop  are so successful this year throughout' this section that it is impossible, to secure, .seed for all farmers de-  sTi'iig to sow it, this fall, conse-  quently the crop, will be smaller than  was expected  next year.  WALTER  KRAFT  AND  MIS  $20,000  CRAFT.  Chicago,    Ills.,      Aug.  .17.���������Walter  Kraft,     the  transfer  clerk of      the  Equitable   Trust  Company,   is   missing   and   it  is said   by   the  officials of  the oom.pa.ny that he tas taken $20,-  iiiki   of  the company's  money.    It  is:  asserted    that     the Trust Company  j  .will   lose  nothing,  as  brokers ihrou- i wl   b     (hc   (lill1jini,tllishefi   statesman  Jgh  whom stock    was sold by  Krait {hc Japnmi,e school ,of this cW,y.  will he torced to refund U> the com-, ,,.ho    convsc   ()[   m  scho<)1  consists  pany  the. value of   the shares  taken    pI:iucillallv'of Japanese language and  by    Kraft.    The     police are looking   litcrature"  for  Kraft. , '  Foi   some reason unexplained a des  peratc attack, has been made on the  village of Weslon-on-Trcnt, ������, Notts,  by a great swaim of bees, says   the  London   Weekly Despatch.  It       was-  eail\   nioiiung  when   a clcud of bees,  e\idenilj   uii'der the generalship      of  an     uivisually    iutelltg������.iit   militant  qiiiocn, mai'e      their     aippearance  at  Weslon-o'i-Tient,  and   quickly ������.truck  3 comniaii'd  to  suircndei   in  thc in ck  oi   the village  ccn-l,iile     The      attack was  totally unexpected.  Thc gallant officci   gave the     him,  but  the  bee  scout-,   meanwhile     discovered   thc   \'illap^   grocer,   and     a  foraging  ]iar(\   si-iek   commandeering  notices   into   him   .ill   o\er.    On bis  immediate sum-iulei   the q,uccn     and  staff convened   a j-inichelf  into  i.2id  headquai teis,   and   thc  army settled  down  calmly   to  hrcahfast' in       thc  stable   then   enlisted   a strong   foice  oT    \oluntecis,     who wclc supplied  with  a 1 at lei y  of     six-inch   frying-  pans   and   pot-lids.    A   squiadion      of  Mown   infancy  whivh  had  beset  the  lace  of   thc  defending   foe     The c< n-  milkmau 'was encounteied and defoa't'-  til   Bu(  the sound of the engagement  had     warnod   the queen,   who acted  with woihierlul judgment and cnergy-  C'louds   of  brown  wainors     dashed  out in an enveloping nw ement, each  bee buying   loud   Banzais.   At       the  same  moment'a small   force of  village   Ama/ons   was   observed   charging round   (he corner,   armed     with  mops,, blooms   and  dish-cloths.   "Hiey,  1'. .1  le n  li.nnfriil by    'the gai'v'en-  ,i s   wiie,      \\ Ikac   lit lie   Willie  had  ben   slung   on   the   nose   by   a scout  while   defending   a big ��������� strawberry.  To I'lieso     were soon added       the  shrielis of  t-he  women's brigade. Vhe  bees settled   in   the   Amazon's  heat,  and  as  fast, as -fifty  fell  slapped   to  death,  five  hundred  more carried on  Ihc   assault   through^-the  hair     net  .-in-aiigf'm-eiit.s.    In   almost,  less  time  than  if   takes  to  tell both   forces   of  villagers   were  routed.    The  pursuing  battalions   dashed   against   hurriedly-  slammed ,doors and banging windows  For  the rest oT the  day, in spite of  the     heat,   every   door  and window  was ���������perforce, kept  closed.   The. invaders   renvaint-.T  t.hroii^rout   the   day  in- sole   possession   of  the   place." At  nightfall,  happily,   the  bees  departed  lu one farmyard live fowls, on whom  th.")*  vented   their   rage,   were stung  to death.  A Red Cross brigade is going  round /with ammonia and arnica, but-  lire   suffering  is   not,  easily   assuaged.   ,������������������-o  ' i  Seattle, Wash., Aug.. 17,���������President  C. T. Pakahash-i, of the Seattlc Japanese' Association, yesterday received $">00   from Baron  Komura, donat-  Slip  asss^si-tssi samp  'k  /  Dm^tMyoM  THE DAILY LEDGFR  fublbmed   every day except Sunday.  '������Y       THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION ?RICE  80 cents  a month",    $5 per year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  THURSDAY,   AUG.   37,  1005.  I-lOCIl'WAS  ANGERED  BY   AN   EDITOR.  Kootenay  Steel  .Tobann Hoch was-sin prised rcsicr-  day   when  he received in  his mail    a  copv  of a weekly   ncws|)apcr  pub 1 ������h-  -d ^   a small   town  in   Indiana which  contained   a detailed   account   of   his  execution      last   Fmlay.    It appears  the newspaper went  lo press ihcdaj  before  the, date  fixed  for  Hoch s execution   and,   believing   Hoch   would  not   obtain  arepnew,   the enlcrpiis-  in������  editor took a chance and wrote a  graphic slorv  of   Uie hanging.      The  storv of  tho' execution   filled  most oi  the .second      page of (he newspaper,  and   incli'drd.piciures of  Hoch and a  confession   of  bigamy which   the ;de-  fenrtant  /s  said   to have  made     just  ' berore the  trap  was sprung,  Hoch was  angiy  ami   immediately  wrote a letter  to  the editor 'or the  publication in which he said:  "I will  he txU-a when you and all  the dupes  who read your lying sheet vare dead ���������>  Hoch also wrote a letter  to the post  mosier of the  town, denying  he had  l).-cn hanged and calling attention .to  the  sensational  story  of  his  execu- ���������  Burns Coal, Coke  or Wood  Two sets of gratti are  ���������uppUed.-with, every  Kootenoy ^ange-one for cool ond the other for coke or wood-:  and the flues are wide and deep, with no ,q������or< cc*n������* sO that  the oshes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot clog up the  smoke and draft passages.  This feature of the Kootenoy Range U ������ decided woefn.  The grates ore so easily chonged thot o boy can perform  the operation.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  McGIaO&  London,     Toronto,  Vancouver,  Montreal,     WtaolHK  St. John, N.B.  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our customers are always pleased  wi,th the wall and ceiling paper*  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  | up an estimate for you?  I  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. CM, F..  0. E.     :���������:        ������������������'        '������������������'���������        :~~l  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President, B   Forcimmer;     Werthy  Secretary. C H. Rumminge.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and'crayons, paint ng in oils and water c#l-  ers, pianoforte and vocal leasoM giT-  en in classes er individually. \.__  MISS BERTRAM,  ladysmith, B. C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanairno. B. G.  Canadian Paeific  'is' -1  Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������:    .  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIPTICKETS  Tickets-op Sale To and From all European Points  AT LOWEST RATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  ^or Sailing Dates, Rates and full information, ^,  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  i  86 Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  ' Dist. .Freight &. Pass. Agt  ^^W****!**!*****���������*^* Kt*K*kK*te* WteWi^^K*!*****  ladysmith Wallpaper 'Depot. jfoEimeii & Woodbank  )  tion      published    in   the   newspaper,   for the people to read, v   _  llo'.h  asKcd   that   litis  lelicr  be  dis-      "I  am  a week  old   today,        sawl  nlavd  on the walls of the" postofflce   Hoch  smilingly, after ,he finished his  = breakfast and turned to receive Jus  visitors.- "It js my second time on  earth and I owe my second birth to  Gov.  Deneen."  The record in the Hoch case was  finished by the stenographers yesterday and will be forwarded to the  condemned man's new lawyers, F.  D. Comerford and J. Neiger, who  will begin the preparations of the  bill of exceptions at once.  J: 2CJ ������  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Pric s   Moderate  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLRND  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  President Loulct, who has. finished his sixth year in the French presidency, declares that he will not seek  re-election next January.  In a recent public address the archbishop "of Canterbury said: \ "The  child who has not learned'otacdiehce  at Uie age of 2 never learns it."  HARRY  KAY  _  FIRST AVENUE  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������    ' ')  ���������RateB $1.25 andjl.50���������  Free busjto all steamboat landings e- d  railway depots.   Electric care every f v*  minutes to all partB of  the city.   B*>  and table.unexcelled. c  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER * B, C.  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly-First ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headquarter*.  Fire Pr'ool    Building.  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bat  (Hall Block from Depot.)  GAT ACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  I  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTER^OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  :a-  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HIRE W-* :-:  See^KEMP,  or leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM  .Dealers in  Pianos and  Organs ..  LaJysmith, B.C.  mi i  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON, THOS. KIDDIE.  I; : General Manager.;       ���������   '   -  Smelter Manager. f  W. SILER:  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DO*"*.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI0RS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������J  ���������,.������������������'������        v-*   -Mm rm^r-  Ladsymitli  Merchant Tailor  B.  C  FIRST  AVENUE  'PHONE  2-4.  TH6 CITY W  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  vs&g&sssssas^sssasssL  fi-JsarsHsr.-wo  S2ES235!^a������^33^:^^J&^  Fublie Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR.     have for some time  past been pioducing flour in a   vastly   improved  and  pu.if.ed  form  by  tlieaidolELECTRICirY  and haMng secured control  ol   all the basic patents .eUtii.R 1 hereto, take this opportunity of advising   the  public  that any  unauthorized users of the electrical    dour purifying processes   will be pro-  ���������ecu ted. "'  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Umitod  re the only    millers in Canada whose   Flour i������  purified l>y the electric process  of  Buffalo and Return  August 14th and 15th  $87.50  FINAL RETURN LIMIT 90 DAYS.  August 24th and 25th, September l^  and 17th CIIIiAP RATES to ALL  Pifinta East. ONE FARE plus $10  For THE ROUND TRIP.  For full uarticulars call on or address i  RATKS$������.ooPBRDAY  SAUPI.B R03M9  BAR^UPPT.IKD WITH B������3l-  WINES, WftUORS, CIGARS  ^DTSFORDHOTEL  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  (  A. J. McMURTrRIEVProprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  X  *:  X,  *  tt  tt  f  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  X  X  tt  tt  ���������1  Done Promptly and  HENRfS NURSFRIES  NEW CROP���������      Home Grown 8c   Imported  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.  S. G. YERKES,  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  E. R. STEPHEN  78 Government st  Victoria, B.C.  f PHONE 66 LADYSMITH |  ^^���������tt*tt*tt*tt*tt*tt+tto������*tt*ttofc**~^*'^*;^**������****3K*tt*3Mf  WM. MUNSIE, President  HOTEL    LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One. block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1-4.  j. W. COBURN, Man. Director  - Telephone^.  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.  3������aBOoed an*  Kiln Dried Flooring     and  Finishing    Lvmbec la   Stock.  Al  Are You  Goi rig East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the i    1 M lii. I -I  Board  and lodging %\ 00 per day.  TEL-    PRETORIA  Bar  Supplied with  the  Best   Wines,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Liquors and Cigars. 1st Avenue :-: :-:':-: Ladysmith B.C.  This   Hotel  has    been  completely  renovated.  H  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government     and  Yates Sta.,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, IteU integer      ' ALEX. LAIRD, Art. Cm! M.UI*  BANK MONEY ORDERS  /?  n  apisi������**  Geo. Roberts  X  Prop  VIC  3  3  'North  ���������   ���������   ���������  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  Gener&l  igent,  1%Q 2nd Ave., Seattle.  One of which  is the fanioui  Coast Limited,"  Up-to-date.    Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tiek-  ets 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  Europeun points. Very low rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For     fuithsr    particulars    call or  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES  $5 and under  3 centt  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  ,.    $l0       ������< ������ $30  10 cents  ���������    *30       ii ������ $50  15 cents  ���������       ���������_���������   "i.T������~.. ���������f ,n��������� nffii'c in C nadii of a Chartered Bank  NEGOTIABLE AT A FIMII1 RATH A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC , LONDON, ENG.  Thev form an excellent method oMemittin   small sums of mono/  .. ^l hey lorui an c* ^^ gajety and at small  iost.  LADVPVJTH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  BOOTS'AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and making to order   a  speciality.  THOhAS  MCEVVAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B.C.  Best accommodation  for tra������sient  ittd perkanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new1 Hotel has beenvconifort-  LADYSMITH BAKERY  - HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH,  Confectionary of all kinds.  Ordera taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency,  write the office.  A. D"  CARLTON,  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  Phone Main 45B..aMy furnished and the bar is up-to-  C   E. LANG   d*te/    Rates  *LM a day   aDd    UP"  ��������� w\rds  General Agent ^mJ^vbruxje, Prop.  Victoria, B.G j^^g^'^^ :���������: mi Ladyjuoith  MY.6RAINAND  f ARM PRODUCE  Orders will be delivered anywkere  in the city promptly aad at tke lew<  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on tke  Esplanadt. if   1     -..  "V  DAItY LEDGER  Plans, Specifications and Details furnished for all kinds  or work in the CARPENTER  lane  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, 2nd ������ve, Ladysmith,  B.  C.  ���������*  ISLAND  '.A j'"fl  AND  Its   Great   Resources  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  il  GALEDOMAN"  No part ol British Columbia tod ayo offers' so many advanta83S to the  Investor as d<xs VANCOUVER ISL AND. '     '~>']  Its vast and varied' natural wealth has never been as'yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has never beea p.romiently laid.'  *  before the public. (  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  R. P. RITHET,  &Co.,  Ltd  INSANE MAN WANTS MONEY  FOR RUSSIAN  INDEMNITY  Demanding $(700,000,000 with which  to pay a possible Russian -war indemnity,   ai  'neat,      cleanliy dressed,   and  harmless"     looking  middle-aged  man,  appaiently a   mechanic,   arcuscd curiosity on the ground Jloor of the New  York       Lite    Insuianee     Company's  buildings,   at  No.  31f>   Broadway,   recently.     Hc was finally taken to-Ihe  Bellovue  hospital psychopathic ward.  He told  the     policeman  who carried  hi mi  off   that   be    was     William   &-  Uanaway, and that he was forty-five  years of age.  The man came back the'next day  at the.same time, and demanded a  millioiP" dollars, but didn't say what  hc wanted it for. Tho special officer-  on the ground floor thought the man  a harmless crank and tolti him to  come back agliin and get Die. money.  No one supposed that hc -would come  /back, but 'he did, at exactly the  same hour and with his demands  multiplied 7:10 times. His object,  lie.said, , was to help Russia sq'uarc  up with thc -taps.  DEAD RETURNS TO  LIFE.  Dcs Mcii'cs,  la., Aug   17.���������Left for  dead and  shipped   for  post   mortem,  examination,  Louis  Vicle,  an Italian  frightfully   stabbed   by  amrgio,    astounded  the hospital  coips   today by  coming to life.    The heart ���������ad   -eased   beating  and   the   respiration 'had  ended   when Dr.  Wilbur Conkling   inserted  his hand .-,n  the     -u-rl  > hicli  had   been  made   by  a ra'-or,   jiiau;ic-'I  tlie hsart and   awaited  dovelopnieiii.s  Suddenly  a .shudder   passed   over   the  frame  of   the  patient,   the  pale  face  became   suffused"  with   a swift      'inrush  of blood,  and thc veins and arteries began to pulsate. In five minutes   thc   erstwhile  dead   was  living  and  the  physicians   piocccded   to sew  the gaping wounds.  Local   doctors   declare   lhat     this  case  has no parallel in the annals of  medical science.  .T.  A-^^^^j'-H^^^+^i-H^'i*':^^-;-^*'^:-'  *<K-4"H>*<H~K-'-  Union  %  %  ���������?  ���������7*  4-  t  NANAIIViO,  Hanufacturers of the  ij  ?  A  countryman  registered  at a'hotel  in     Kansas  City  the othei  day.  lie did not explain  on what "plan"  hc  proposed' to   become a gi������st.  "European     or American?'' asked  the clerk.  Tbe guest looLed surprised.    "American," he said, emphatically, fflloni.  and railbod up here in Platte -county. J JUMPED INTO   \  I don't look like a foreigner,   do I?"  TRIED  TO  ENTER  THE LIONS'   CAGE.  Blackpool, ��������� England,      Aug.   17.���������  Two lions,   Ihe property of the city,  were iound  loose today in the yaid  adjoining    flic    cage,   together   with  portions    of  the body  of a working-  man.   It ap]>ears  (hat  the man had  nude the  boast  that lie would enter  the lions' cage.   Evidently  in   an air  tempt to carry out the boast he opened   the  cage.  i  In ^British Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  4~l'4^rH~W-HrWr^s^WrW'^^r^^  -.Ti  Miners' Drilling  Made to order and Repaired at short,  notice.    Drill  Sharpened  by  us  *'  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks hand! ed and repaired.  Ships mi thing    iix-aJ1     its   ^ratline  Horseshoers"and General Blacksmitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -   - Ladysmith, B  e*  . ^, ���������.  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������: :-: .���������: .���������: :���������B.C.  Its land,-when properly cleared,   will grow-almost any product of the  soil known'to man,    .   . ' ! \ '  '���������' ' ' ' ��������� -' '  WHEAT VEGETABLES  -"* ' '4 ~  OF  OATS  APPLES.  PRUNES  RYE  ALL KINDS  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SM ALL     FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  th*     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them will be disposed ol on reason-  Ale terms to actual settlers, -  Government lands can be -secured   and     money can be made by those  who desire anew home in a country -possessing the  BE5T CLIMATE  In the World  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  .   ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA  THg  NORTHWEST  TERi  RITORIES     AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY. .   '      -',  Coal���������Coal-lands may be'purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal* and $20  for anthracite.    Not more than  320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at tbe rate  of ten cents   per-ton of 2,000 pounds  shall.be collected on the gloss   output.' -       -; - -    -  PEARS      Quartz���������Persons  ol  eighteen  years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free "miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  ^ free nii_������'s certi neate is granted  '   '���������   :k '. "\-'- s '-��������� .  r'    --     -il'or one or more years, not exceeding  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt  a liberal"-land  policy,  and  five yeaj;Sf  upon ~paynient 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  lame with  two legal posts,  bearing  location notices, one at each end   ou  the line, of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded within  fifteen     days if located within    ten  miles ol a mining recorder's office, ona  additional  day allowed  lor every additional ten miles or fraction.   The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase thr land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may  be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to   locate  claims containing nun and mica, also  copper, in the *ukon teriitory, of an  area not exceeding lbO acres.  Thc 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 Saskat  ������liewan 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 ol the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers ot Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting thc Yukon  Territofy���������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 lew 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 m; xk  each alternate leasehold.  The  lessee  shall  have a dredge  in  operation within one season Irom the  date of the lease for each five miles,  but where a person  or company    has  obtained more than one lease       one  "Society  women,"   remarked    the  fussy old  bachelor,  'are like salads"  "What's-the  answer?"  queried  the  very young- man.  '���������'A great deal   depends upon    the  dressing;"  explained thc f.o.b.  dredge for each fifteen   mi/es or fraction  is sufficient.   Rental,  $10    per  nnum for eafch 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 term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The l������ssec-s right is coafined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  Istday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge is  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, "^and one dredge for  eachc, five miles within-six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first*year     and     $10 per-   mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.        ~-  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  ej>gth,. 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 Jtwo legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  Thc person or company staking e  claim must bald a free miner's csrti-  ficate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled    to    a claim    of 1,000 feet in  FIERY  FURNACE.  Anacortcs,  Wash.���������Anna Hood, aged  30 unmairied, a resident of  Seattle,, who had boon visit ng Mrs.  W.  L.   Leadljcat'H-  since  early in   July,  committed    suicide;    at a late hour  last night by leap ng into the  refuse  burner of the Baty Shingle Company  mill. 'The  night," watchman, noticed" ,  that, the hole at  thc  elevator   dump  was    darkened   , for ka moment,   and  soon afterward beard,Uie screams of  someone "in the burner.    A busty examination revealed  the  dead  body of  a woman   being _ slowly  cremated   rin  the rod-hot'furnace.   Thc burner was  cooled   by  turning  on  water and the  charred body was  removed, when it  was      identified  by  Mr.   Lead beater.  The woman bad been  missing     from  the- liaise since 8.30.    She had   been  ill* for     several weeks.     No. cause is  known for the act.   To reach the elevator hole to  the burner the woman  either climbed a 20  foot ladder     or  passed out through tlie mill over'the  elevator  frame.   '  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU ?  That the place to BUY YOUR MJ3AT is  where the slaughtering       i  done locally?   We are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send uj������,   ,  <        x-'  and      can    GUARANTEE  EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND CLE^N  PAN NELL  &    PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK,  (IA"!  .cRc  2=.kE_;T  LADYSA* .Th  x LAD /SMITH TRANSFER CO. x:\  PIANOS,  ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.  Sir      Alfred     Jones  contemplates  building in   the centre of  London     a  huge hotel, in which every luxury of  bed'and-board  will  be provided   for  |2 a day.  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, 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 coul 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  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow ie  Importance as the Island is  developed.  >���������  ���������o-  Subscribe for and read THE DA ILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  The New Western Hotel  '      v   >  '       .'4' ���������     -7:: -.-  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied and is in charge or  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  length,  and  if the party consists ol  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put  of which   no royalty  shall       be  chargen,  the rest of the party ordinary claims  only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at ljic rate  of two and one-half pcr cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped"from     the  fukon Territory to be paid i*t     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 pmchase,     and  free mineis may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned and  another'obtained     on  the same creek, gulch or river by 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, thc claim ..tail be deemed to - be  abandoned,  and    open  to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may   be  defined absolutely by having a survey  made  and publishing  notices  in   the  Yukon  official  Ga/.ette.  Petroleum���������All  unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory,  are open to prospact-  ing for  petroleum,  and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on  Uic   land  to be prospected, an area of 1020 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width  shallr.it exceei  three times tbe breadth.  Should the prcspsc or discover oil  n. paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish suKi disct -ery, an area  not exceeding G40 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 resetveo  namely, 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at ������uch rate  as may; t2 specified by order-in-coun-  cil. s  JAS.  A. SMART. -  Deputy Minister of tho Jnteri������nv  Department of tbe Interior, c    ]*  Jack  (to  fair cousin  who has  just  come " to ' town   on" a"\ isi t)���������RorUia,  do   you   know'-  anything   about baseball?  Fair cousin.���������No, never saw a game  in my life."  Jack���������I regiot that T can't take  you to sec thc game this afternoon.  I'm awfully bu'sv at the otlicc.  "How   will  we get  rid   of  that edition dc     luxe''" asked the maivn|"W  of the publishing house. '"It contains  nothing that   is  original   or surprising." ' -  "Never mind," answered the salesman.    We'll  raise thn  piicc a      few  dollars     and advcrbf.e it as "tinex-  purgated.' "  'If "~*^  SYNOPSIS OK CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands   may   be purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  $20  for "anthracite.   Not  moie than  320 acres can' be acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty at thc  rate    of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds     shall      be 'collected on   the  gross output.  Quart/���������A Tree minor's certificate is  granted upon payment in -advance of  ���������j;7.5U i>cr 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  1,500 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  $500 has'been"expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an acre.   ���������  The patent provides dot the pa3"-  ment of a royalty of 2J pec cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, rc-  n'ewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two bases  to ' dredge -'.for .gold   of  tve miles  each for a term of twenty  years, re-  mewablc at the c'sscretibn of the Minister of the Ir.u3rirr.  The lessee sha,ll have aii-'pl.: i -  operation .within ore season from tbe  date of 1hc lease'for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for rachimile  of river teased. K.iyalty at there.re  of 21- per cent colled :d on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W..W. CORY,  ..Deputy  of the JVKnister  of the  In-  Brier.  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the  ,  \ . Abbots   ford. - " j  WILLI AVI 3 A I >    /lii':,"      '    .  PRESERVED PALMS  These popular plants an not  artificial bat are the gen-  - ii me pa'.m chemically treated  and perpetuated for /all time  They  NO WATERING,  N������ DEAD LEAVES  *���������Always fresh atjd cool in  appearance,     they arc a  ' great    addition   to any  room. *  Prices Potted Complete  3 Leaves, 6oc 4 leaves, 75c  5 " $1.75 7 "$175  9    "    $2.00 12      "$3.00!  " 10-foot Trees, $io each  -.. >i"i  ICTORIA,BC  \   {C, l i     * v ' ��������� ���������        I v f i  ETC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and resident.e in rear  of Ladysmilh_ Hotel.  J.   E.  SMITH,  Pr<-  SO    YK.ArJS'  EXPEDIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &<x  Anyone sending a slfotch nnd description inn?  quickly iisocrlniu our oplnlo.i frco whether ������n  invention is probably patentable. Commmiirn-  tions 8t.riRt.lv coiitldcntlnl. Handbook on Patents  lent free. O'Mcat aitency for seenrinir patents.  I'alents taken tlirouch JUimn & Co. receive  iptcial notice, without charge, iu tho  Scientific  A liniiclsomelv Illustrated weekly. I.nwat^cir.  filiation of r.'ny seientiUc journal. Terms, ^ n  vear: four n-.ontli3, $1.  Sold by s .1 iicwshIchIots.  WM& Oo,3658���������^- k lost  nraui:!-; l;!fli-n. vi'< *>' SI- WaMlilimlon. J.\ C  ILO. MILES  Contractor and Billd^r  REPAIRING   of   all  kinds  pron. ' f  attended to.    Shop on Gattcre  "������f  SUH.I1  Solicitor, Etc.  ay  io Moan  st. Avenue  UDYStfir  Ladysmith  Temp'e No.  5 Rathbole  Sisters meets ia the Oddfellow'     ..IJ  2nd and 4th  Tuesday at 7.30 p.  r;%  Mrs. Kate Tate,  secretary.  Meatrnarket  LVDfSWITH  B.C. ,J\"- ' ���   *���'
; ���,>���--
"Pinafore" is coming! If you
have never seen- it "afore" now is
your chance.    Aug ,2-ltli and 25th.   -y
Mr.   Joseph  Hunter  passed through
on  the noon train to Nanaimo.
Mr.   and  airs.   L.   Jones,   of  '"amp ���
G are in the city today >.
Operal ions  were  resumed   at      the
Tvre smeller  this morning.
A. J. McMurtrie, who has been
spending a day or two in Victoria,
returned   home  today.
Aid.   Alec.   Bryden,   who   returned
home    last,  evening,   reports having
spent a very, plcasa.pt  two weeks'holi
day at Seattle.
Mr. awl Mrs. J. W. Bowes, ot
Vancouver, arrived in Ladysniiih
1his morning aud aie the guests of
their son ami daughter-in-law, Mr.
nnd Mrs.   W.   Bowes.
A pari)-"of C.P.R. officials connected with, the freight department
will, visit Ladysmith next .veek.
Some iinpoitant cha"ftis aie to hc
made along the line, the particulars
of which are not yet given out.
Hear  the "Kiddies"  in  "I'.nai'ure''
'You  will  he  amply  rewarded.   Aug.
2;Jrd and  21th.
A large number of passengers from
the American passenger stc.uiie-r
Portland, which called in at ibis
purl thus morning, spent the time
while'their ship was at the wharf
in  seeing   thc  sights  of  the  town.
Adjoining the old lownsite of
DUNCANS, V. I.   ..
A small .area has been laid off   in town lots which, are n�� w offered
The future of  thc Cowichan     District   and   Vancouver  Island
will   exceed  expectations  and   this is a good chance ��--- a safe asd
^refuaUe   investment.
Ladysmith,   V.  I.
Duneans.     V.- ��� I.
S tree I Foreman Ca'le.iwlcr and an
assistant this ,afternoon commenced
work ou First A\oniio. The street,
commit Ice have decided/to put in a
box drain from the Europe hoiol to
I-I. Kay's slow. The improvement
is a much  needed  one.
Tt,  is   hoped   that   the  pu! lie    will
turn  ou I   well  to   the meeting   to  he
hehl  in   tbe  opera  bouse bau'pietiug
room   this   evening.   As   another   no-
��� tice in this issue slates, the .Inly 1st
celeljaatiiMi      committee    will   make
their   final   report   and   all^ business >
connected   wilh  the  celebration  will
be IransacLcd.
Fine weather ���provided, .the Eagles'
excursion  to   Vancouver  on  the  next
puMie holiday,      Sept.  -1th,   will  no
doulif. be     well iattended.    Thc  trip
over  to   Vancouver  is  a very   pretty
Over   100 pairs-of local made,  and
' English Pit  Boots at Simon Leiser )
As Co.'s Ltd.
The" Ladysiii'ith City Band will'
gi\e an excursion on the S.S. Joan
amon-g'sl, the islands of the gulf on
���fcJatuulay next, thc boat leaving the
Transfer wh.irf at 7.30 p.m. There
will be dancing on board, and a,
good time is assurred to all who attend.
You would hardly think w had
such clever little artists r t nl
home. Come and sec Pinafoie t r.d
you  will he convinced.
 ��� s
Thc      Lad\smith   Irrn   and   Stove
Works are receiving many ordeis  for
stoves  from  thc mainland. Today six
oi  their   first-class  stoves  are  being
shipped  to Vancouver and  during -.he
week  thc     company expect   to send
about   twenty  to .the capital  and   to
the Terminal  City.  A    number       of
ftc*di     bauds      have been   put  on  to
cope with  thc  orders.
OCTOBER 7-1905
Under the  Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and
Industrial Society
B.   C.
Ids In
. Ealarged grounds, new, handsome and spacious buildings. ^ J-....-..-�� -*-
HORSE RACING, Broncho "i usling," Military Parades asd Exercises.
ROYAL  IRISH GUARDS  and ether   Fatuous. BAN0S.
GRAND   WATER   CARNWAL���Parade of    Fraser   River  Fishing   Fleet
���Patrol'Boats,'H.M. Warships, IntMaa War Caaees, etc.    - Indian s'poits.
For  all information write_W.  H.   KEARY,   SeCBStary  and  Manager,
New Westminster   B. C. . i ...
,      MARINE.
The   Snow   and   Burgess  completed
loading   today   aind   will   proceed    to
sea  tomorrow.
S.S.   Poitland   was   in  port      Ibis
niorning.    She  discluifgo'l   acaigo   ot
ore   for   thy  Tyee   smelter   and   look
ou  fuel.
New   York,   Aug.   .17.���The  Tribune
says:    What   is   believed   to be  a case
of ye1!low  fever   was  found  yesterday
by      Dr.   Livingston,  of  the Norwegian' hospital,   BrooMyn.    Dr.  Livingstone   was summoned   lo  a house     iu
Brooklyn  and   there  fount! '.lohn  Murphy,   n. laborer,  v'inlnitly   ill.    In      a
lucid   moment,   lie  said  he came from
Panama      a few   weeks  ago.   At   the
hospital   the.   olhcr   physicians   agreed
with    Dr.   Livingstone   UuU   Mui'i hy
had  n. mild case of yellow  fever.  The
he.ilMi   ���(leparimeiil    was   notified   a-nd
Murphy     'was  placed  in  an  isolaLd
ward.        An   effort   will   l.e   made  to
find  out  what   steamer he came  on.
The winner of the Gaulner-Ryan
fight has agreed to meet Billy Olts
at Tonopah, .on September -1th". The
Tcftapah club wanted to match Ryan
and Otts, ;and bad its plans well under way when the Colnia Club loomed up and matched Gardner and Ryan.
Says a New York despatch' If
Y oung _ Corbett is sincere when he
says he can do 12C pounds and is
willing to fight at tbat weight he
can get. a match in ^Jew hours and
also aside bet of $1,0011 on the rc-
suli  of tlie battle.    *
Johnnie Oliver, manager of Tommy
iUiiipliy, thc fcalhcrwcieW o,f this oily, is tlie man who willi et Yoi-ng
Corbett 1:8,000 that he cannot beat
Murphy in a twenty-round bout ii
120 pounds weight at 'd <jl m. on V.e
afternoon of the contest.
New York, Aug. 1 I.���On top of the
announcement    that the     tour of the
Corinthian   l-'ootl<Jl Club of England
loflhe I'mted States and Canada has
been     declaied    oil,  conies  the news
that  a picked  English   team  of Association players will visit Ibis country,
in  the  fall.        This  team   wil    ye   under the lean.'iG-eiucnt of (I.,Ml.  Mm ray
'of Loii'dewi, and will include such  w-cll
j i novvn   players   as Sir   Charles   Kirk-
I patrich,      Dr...Roo.sc,  Victoi   Krilcbic,
;P.  llornsfielil, the .I'arinfield brothers
j Fred Mills and 0. Ii.  Frye.
i    Sir Edward     Cochran,  a keen supporter of-the     game in   England,  has
donated     a silver )'.up yviluctl al  S;V>0
. for a. game to be played  by  the visiting team-anti     a picked Canadian eleven.
!    It  is  the     intention  ���:'. the  visiting
team  to  play games  i.;    'uebec, Montreal,  Ottawa,      Petr-r<-o,  Toronto,
Winnipeg,      Chicago,     l-slon,    -New
i York and Philadelphia.
The latest proposal of residents up
Iho coast, and especially iu the logging camps, to obtain quick service
from thc new^mission hospital steamer at Rock Bay, is to haye trained a number of carrier-pigpohs. These
could "be (Mstr'buted at all the
camps along tlie coast, and in the
event of an accithnt one coukl be
dispatched with a note to the hospital at Rock Bay, and from it the
steamer Columbia, with a doctor on
tpard, could be sent to the relief of
the   injured  persons.
From this data on five cents, will
buy a nice, cool glass of beer at
Jones'   Hotel.
At Half Price To Clear
torrlson'i, Ladysmith, B. C.
mLM^sim   M.6SK.  . TWilPHWWB  6-7
A Royal Breakfast Food
'PHONE  2-4 PH0J*E< 2.4.
Regular   values
up to ;40c. ~ yard
40 Pieces, all colors,  in taffeta���Fancy      Mixed���    Sash
Ribbons etc.
REGULAR.  35c to <!0c.
One     Diess in  fiach  Pattern,
Only     Six Pieces Left.     We
are   going to   cleat thorn all
out at
-   .50C YARD
Ginghams,.'    Muslins, .Prints,
Voils, etc., at '
Half Regular Price
Another carload of Ogilvics' Royal
Household flour just received direct
from the mills by Blair & Adam.
Nanaimo, Aug. 17th.���Tbe S. S.
Flossie, belonging to the Gulf of Geor
g-ia Fishing Company, arrived in port
yesterday morning'towing a big scow
upside down. The Flossie had been
towing this scow with a load of blue
flay from Nanoos-e-Eay, to Ladysmith and arrived at Yellow Point-
about four o'clock yesterday niorning
At this ' point the sea was running
pretty high and the waves turned
tbe scow turtle, depositing the cargo
at the bottom of the gulf and forcing the' Flossie to tow her in that
condition to Nanaimo. Fortunately
no damage-was done.
Mr. G. II. Knowlton, formerly teacher     in the    Nanaimo High School,
was in town last evening, having 'returned   rT> get    his    books, which he
, left    here when!   he went* away after
j the last term of school.   -Mr. Knowl
j ton's headqiuaitcrs    aro now in Vaiw
. couver.
J Let tors~Tcceivod yesterday * from
San il'rancisco contain the interesting information that Mr. George Piper and Miss Lizzie Johnston, both
well known in this city, were married in Sail' Francisco on Saturday
last, jVug.  12. ' ���:    ,
Launch and Pla*sur�� Beats of all
descriptions for Hire. ������ats built
to ��rdtr and Repaired. Sp*ofi oars a
Speciality. " ,' ~
Mannfacturers of the Famous
None but Union-Xiab" EMpfoy ed
H J. BOOTH, Prop.
For Table or Preserving
M h lor Ik
' r
X'zy i (
W. G. Fraser
NOTICE.      ���
From     this date tbe undersigned
will not be responsible for >'ny indebtedness     incurred except on      a
written order signed by tbe secretary
Rowland MachinT '     -'.!'"
Non Personal LiabiKty. - '"..
Victoria, B.C., May lltb\ 1905.^
,   '    * -        (ist Avenue)
Spring Stock on hand. Call early and
get your choice
Ah Wing & Co.
Merchant Tailors
Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Made, to
and they     include the following well known make makes-
EY & VULCAN SHELLS:-      - '     "      , >~    '   .
Notice is hereby given that at the
next sitting of tho Board of Licensing Commissioners of the City of
Ladvsmith, I intend to make application for a transfer of- the Reta 1
Litfuor licence now held by iiie for
the premises k nown as the Queen's
Hotel, situate upon Lots ltf and 11,
block 7;"), Ladysmith, B. C, from my-
! self to Leopold Lepas.
Ladysmith, 22nd July,  1965.
a -I
Conveyancing     +      Notary Publ.c
P. O. BOX 268
For Sale���4-roomed house
fine location, neatly fenced and
furnished -'. '���',. $525
For Sale���5-roomed house
good location, $375 and one
year more to pay. Owner has
already, paid $510 besides improvements
For Sale���Two   fine lots,
each fi0xl2(], centre of City, $250
and assume mortgage of     $400;
Fo Ren*���Nice   house   on
Third Avenue, corner lot, $6 mo.
For  Sale���ioo   acres    of
land  in Cedar District $265
For Sale���2  sheep farms
on one of the Gulf Islands, considerable improvements. For
the Two $450
For Sale���groomed house
For Sale���7-roomed house
Charlie   Dunn
Charles Dunn, of-the above firm, visits Ladysmith every Sunday for tbe
purpose of taking measurements and seeing customers pcisonally. May
be seen at the Hotels. We guarantee all stock and a peifect fit at the
lowest possible rates/Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $4.00 up. All
Hand-made. Full line of the Latest supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.
Dunn. ,     �� d '  ' L, _U>
Why Buy From Peddlars?
If you can get first-class goo ds    at     low  prices  fi om  a reliable
house at home.   The peddlars that call heic tiy to ^et rid of such
trash as they cannot sell at   home.  If you get an article from    a _
leliable film you aie sure tha t the goods aie as  represented, and
if you aie not satisfied you have something to fall hack on a.s we
are here since tffis town was fust stalled, and hold oui reputation as a fust-class hou^i We cany nothing rn our line but the
best-quality of goods and sell  on   small   piohls,   a.s  our   evpin-.es
are small. We ha\e no fat, salanes lo pay and no ti.veiling expenses Call and compaie our ptice�� and oui goods, an I doiijl be
1 First Avenue,   X   XX   " Ladysmith, "B. .C"
We are making them of the Newest    Pattern and Latest
Our Prices are Reanona "hie
LAbV"31I.frti;*:H& 3TJVe W3RKS CO,, LTD.
To Rent���First class hotel
business, biest location.,
��V"FORft��BNT?- ,-*. -w^      ��4 -^k ���
The hotel alHjJtWsi^tof ��� the. Port- '|jlt-      f��       \w\ ijlAf
land    Hptel, *^oFisisiting  of   twenty  ���*-ri- ���" ���B"*#   i##      J/1vl
rooms, '" including  kitchen,   pantry,
store-rooms,   14  beiTrooins,   well   furnished,-'stc.   TIiSTlibus^e,  without  the
bar, .will be leased by the undersi'lgn-
ed at  very fe^onUble"rates.     Call
and look over   the premises. A  .cood
boarding house..keeper can  do  well.
Surgeon Dentist
All  work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.
High St.
From this  dats on rive cents   will
buy  a nice,  cool  glass of  beer      at
Jones'   Hotel.
P ivs' School Suits, pants and
hats, -half price at Simon Le-ser &
Co.     Ltd.,        Make your    purchjso


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