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 >Zk  Wi  ���������4Li^P^ ^^O^^'-^  mt  :Z2^&-^  /'  ?2?     .b6ii6r;-!  ���������, ^n.  y ?/������������v i?!?!-^  i-v'i       .<���������'  V,  The Ladysmith Daily  TOL. t,  SATURDAY,. AUGUST 10, 1.905  JRHE    FF������E   CBHTS  ROOSEVELT MAKING  DESPERATE EFFORT  Has Slipped: Into Breach and Will  V   I    t  ������ <*  Endeavor to Save Conference  -   From Shipwreck  representative  of Russian   Envoys Goes to Oyster Bay to  Confer With President  LARGE DEMAND FOR AM  ERfCAN GRAIN  MR. HAWTHORNTHWAITE  GIVES HIS VIEWS  Vesiela. are  Now Taking I  *" _    j With a Lengthy Letter  to  Full Cargoes from V. S.  Porta  The Harvests Have Been  Exceptionally Fine This"  Year  ' ron Kanene, who came here late yesterday  as  a representative-of     thc  Japanese  government'    Neither'-' .the  President nor Bajrou Kanek'o" would  disclose any of  the details  of their  conference,  but- after  the' Baron left  at eight  o'clock  an  important  despatch     was" sent  to'Secretary  of  Stale  Pierce  at  Portsmouth,   which  Mr.      Pierce   communicated "to  tlie.  A bulletin Iroin Portsmouth dated  this     afternoon     ways.     President  Roosevelt -   has     stepped   into "the  breach  and is,making  a-lasl  desperate effort  to save the peace confer-  - ence fiom  shipwreck.    That,  in     &  f sentence,   is believed to be the situation  today.. Just  what  lhc  President has been doing has not transpired. _  -Oyster-Bay,   Aug.  19.���������A lepre&en-  _ tati\e  of ,the  Russian ������peace envoys  at Portsmouth,  will anive heie laic  today, or   tomorrow  to, confer  with  'President^Roosevelt. ,Tbe identity oi  the -   representative is- not  disclosed  here. His mission w.ll he to consult!'. P������������t's>������outh, N~. ���������������.  with the President wilh a vi2w to  bringing- an agreement l.eCwecn. the |Tllc P>bailing view is that--the con-  two sets of plenipotentiaries. The ,^'^cc is already scaled, ,,that it had  representative will come to Oyster endrd m failure and all that now  Bay hy - diicct invitation of. the remained is Jonthe.ministcis to meet  President. '        v        \   - on Tuesday,1 to     which 'dayj'it is ad--  The-invitation was' transmitted   to jouinert,   feign-  ,   tlie    protocol, ' go;|  Mr. Witte last night aftei, the Piesi-  tluough     the    conventions    and bid  dent had  had  a confeience1 with  Ba- each other farewell. ^ *";....  New York,  Aug.  19.���������The Journal  of  Commeii'e sajs: Steamship  interests  at  this  port  are  quite  elated  over  the  decided  improvement  that  has  taken     place iii"* business  prospects during thc last few weeks. Instead of going out with half cargoes  .Qt at times    virtually, in ballast, as  has  lecently  lieen  the case,  vessels  arc  now  taking full cargoes and  tho  situation is a firm -one geneially.  ~~Tlic  improvement is due  to'      the  active foieign  demand, for  American  grain for spot ami  forward loaim'g.  Yesterday,     for instance, steamship  a Nanaimo Newspaper  Discusses Nanaimo. Situation and Possibilities of  Settlement  BITTER FE01K BETWEEN THE EMPEROR WILL  Russian envoys.    Later  an exchange (.accommodation     was     ingagVd   for  of merges took place .between Oysr|-500>000  ,JushoIs  of  giain.    The following expoiy salts of giain were re-  lei-'Hay aiiil Portsmouth, Secretary  Picire acting as -intermediary between the president and the Russian  plenipotentiaries. -   " '������������������'-.  Aug.  19.r  , Black pessimism reigns hole tonight.  The following letter app?aied m  t lie Nanaimo Free Pi ess last ceiling' ��������� /  To the Editor,���������I have mads n  s'-'gfccslion through the prsss (mil a  conference   be   held   for    ihc ��������� *: e  sent deadlock in  towni and. foi      my  termciity  am  Heated hy   the oditoi  of  the     Herald  to  a two-and-a-half  column     tirade     oi    abuse.   Tins  is  nothing new, as since I failed, a few  yeais  ago,   to  worship  at  Smith's  shrine,   1 ha\e received  liqth'ng else  but abuss from his ardent5 and faithful      admiier .of   the   Herald  sUli.  Howevci,  it does not liarm me and  doubtless,, is acomfoit to :that   vo ���������-  bhy- gentleman <aiul his fiiends.  l^bunilf into II13-local ho'use a !>aJ  ly needed efeht-hour law endorsed by  Consciiatives and" alleged socialist  unions, and giet abuse for my pains  by'the llei&ldi, I lefusc to 'be dictated to hy the Nanaimo hoard of trado  corn      from   ..Chicago to the  United ' or  accept   their  advice,  more abuse  I attack the government lor not.  st nelly enforcing the eight-hour law  more abuse.'   1 advise  a cjonieience in  ported'yesterday.  G,000  bushels     of  wheat aiid' 3M,000  bushels coin  for  September sluptweait from'New York,  24,000 /bushels  corn  and   295,000 bu  shels -of oats for ,shipnient fro n   ��������� c-  laivt imports,  ami ,300,000  bushels of  EIGHT-YEAROLD GIRL j POSTMASTER-GENERAL  -TRAVELS 7,000 MILES- . ARRIVES FROM LIVERPOOL.  - Tlie Overseas Daily Mail savsj - ' j New York, N. y. Aug. 19.���������Sir  Havjng resided-foi some time witli -William 'Muiock, Postmaster ! Gener-  her-grandfather "at Whitham, Fssev, ' ������1 of Canada, was ,a passenger on  little Violet Bradshaw, aged eight, the Campania,, wlr'ph, arrived today  desired  to go     to hei father at Vic-   Irom  Li\erpool and Queenstown. -  toria;  British Columbia,  7,000 miles    - ��������� -��������� . ���������  away.     Her grandfather took her t'o.NICHOLAS ISSUES, THE ~  Liverpool, tied a label round her neck - .    .    h ^MANIFESTO   ,  sljating her     name and  destination,,      ���������,���������,",  and endeavoieil'    to hook hei a pas-     St'  ���������<*S^S>  Aug. 19.-Emperot  sage to New   Yoik up tho liner Tcu- Nicholas    has    today announced' the  'tonic. Th company's regulations giant to 'the people of Russia of a  would not allow such a tiny passeu- National Consultative Assembly, ~to  gcr to go alone, hut an Amencan he formed by elected representatives  ladycame to the rescue, and promised of lho_w!iolc of Russia. The Imper-  to take cari-j of the ch Id on the voy- ial manifesto is published simulta-  agc. From New York to AMctoiia neously heie and at Moscow and will  ViolcUr)  aveled     Uaveled alone, and   ne     lead     in all the churches-of thc  -reached her destination on Tuesday.    Empire tonibnow.  ���������       ��������� v.    :        ,- .������������������ i        ^i      y  Kingdom- which will probably go by  way of Aror^lrcal.'   So'far as cur rend  shipments  of     inercliandi.se aie concerned the' improvement ifi the" mai-  ket is an improvement m voliime only,- that    ris to.-say "rates on prompt  shipment are stilt iqmte low,  but foi  forwaid ^liipirtcnt tliere has  been an  advance'of     anywhere from. 25 to'a  'hundced. '. .The     reason for the 'absence'  in     spot    rates   is    the fact  that, there  were jik> engagements  foi  acoonnniodlation -ahead and the steamship   people, would be .compelled  to  send   their ships-out only, partly fill-  ed' if   they  attempted too  high  figures.    Improved  conditions  aie    the  direct result of the exceptional' grain  harvests this    year, which are co-in  with  unsatisfactory  condifr ons      in  in many sections abroad.  DUKE OF ARGYLE  TREASURE HUNTING  The    present Duke if Argyll  was. and ti ad them with success al    thc  formerly the Mai^uis of Lome,  and depth of ten  fathoms.   The'report of  just now the Duke ������, tieasuie hunt- Lh0     counlry gocs  to show that llc  in<j.    Scotch telH>rls',say. . . ,    ,  The treasuie for winch the Duke of ^ up aiul rec������Vel'^ ni������c1'  trcasu.e.  Argyll   is   piosecuting the  search  is Another  attempt was  made  in 1710  believed to lie in the submerged hulk by Su  Aiohibald Grants and Captain  of an ancient  Spanish vessel  m To- Rose, to weigh her by means of div-  bcrmory Bay, at thc It.la.iMl of Mull,'cls   and   niuChinery.    This   attempt,  off     the     Scotch  const.   Thc ship- ���������  , . , ,       r       ,  , ,,     howoV'er.  was  unsuccessful,  which is variously ,referied to as tho '  Florida,  tlie   Adnniial Florence,  and |    Tll������ incidents of thc plot, as relat-  ihe-Florentia,   was one of thc  rich-  ed in  the lecoids  of  the  clan  Mac  est   ships   in   the   ill-fated   Amvada,  and at, the time she went down    in  1588   she  was reputed   t0   have       on  Board      U30,0(i0,000,  hfly-six  guns,  and  laipe qpiaiititics of munilnons ot  war.       Diving, operations have now  hjeen     carried ou for several  weeks,  and the-hull'of the  vessel  is outlined on  the surface hy liuoys.   Thc divers w-iill i work diagonally across tho  ship  in  order., to get, at'the strongroom   where   the .elies.ts  of   gold are  expected to he found.   Shells,  pieces  of timb������r, lead,     salver,  pistols and  bones arcbeing brought up,  and  the  latest' relic ' of  interest  is  a-bHindci--  bus  aibout a yatd  long.    11  was  en-  crested with  lime. r  It  is stated   in  the Statistical Account of Scotland  that, "in   the sixteenth century,  during the northern  retreat: of some of the ships'.-forming,  part of     the  Spanish  Armada,   the  Florida  was  blown   up and   destroyed off the harbor of Tobermory,     a  ploit     for  the  purpose having  been  planned-'and executed  umlcr   thc  di^  rection of Maclean   or  Dowart,     for  which   he_ olitained  a '.remission . under  the'^Privy Seal, as the-records themselves,   dated   March ' 20,   1:18-9,   he-.u'  witness.   The timbers of ���������the Florida  are     still  occasionally  bro'iisyht   up.  Part of the wood of  the vessel ��������� wi-s-  presented  by Sir Walter.- Sco'lt    "to  George IV.,     on his' visit to Edinburgh.    Several  attempts have been  made to    recover the \nst treasure,  one in "1.688  by  Schcveral, Governor  of Man, who fitted up diving bells,  lean unfold a story, that inioht be  the'-basis ot a veiy successful historical noicl were a Scott, living to  handle it. Accoifling to 'these records the chief of the House of Dual d was Sir Laochlaii Macleaty who  had at the Ume of the Florida's ap-  peai'nnee, seriously embroiled himself with his Jiei'gli'boi's of .the.' Clan  Ronald ���������.nhd the .Clan Ian. To an:  swer for lu������ misdeeds, he,-was "summoned, before King James, but, failing to make his appearance, he was  denounced as a rebel. In return for  provisions Maclean yot, ahundrchd"  men from the Florida, and with  their.help made war on his enemies.  While lie was investing Maclan's castle of Miiiig.a,rry, a.peremptory- message came from the captain of the  Florida'to-send back the Spaniards  to the ship. Maclean retained three  of   the  officers- as  hostages,   pending  MILTON   BROWN  DIES OF TYPHOID.  Portlanl, Oie, Aug. 19.���������Milton  Brown, of Buflalo, N.Y , chief special agent of the United States treasury exhibit at the Lewis and  Clarke Exposition, died last night  from  typhoid .fever in this cf,ly.  THE EDITH STRANDED IN  V      ������      SEYMOUR NARROWS  .The steamer Edith, of the International? Fisheries Company, went  ashore in Seymour Nairows cyi Wednesday when en route to Tacoma  fiom' the Halibut ii&lung grounds in  Dixon entrance with a load of flesh  halibut. News of the accident was  received / from Comox, thc tug Sea  Lion having reached thc coaling station with news of the stranding of  the Edith.  The Edith, with Caps. Sinclair in  chaige, was steaming through tbe  Nairows at low tide and stiuck a  leef known.to exist, in the middle nf  the narrows. Ai portion of the  ���������stern, was loin away and some damage done amidships which caused tlie  \essel to leek! badly The pumps  were immediately brought mtOj rea-  uisition and were,at work when the  lug Sea Lion, . Capt. French, came  alongside a few hours, after the  stranding. ��������� t  The Sea Lion towod the stranded  was Iccki.ivg. too hadly, to. allow fir  steamer from "the veer, but (be Edith  was leek ing too badly to allow of her  lieing .towed south or of making her  way unaided. The inrush of water  made it. impossible for the pumps to  l-cep the vessel sufficiently, free to allow her to make the nearest port,  and it was deckled to beach her.  The tug towed her to Plumper's  Bay, where she was beached to prevent, her sinking in deep water. Tern  porary "repairs will lie effected on the  the payment of a ilctot. for provisions | j^* - at piumpc'i-'s hay, and the Sea  At, the same'time he sent'a Maclean j* \vh'ich was hound from Nor-  or��������� Morverh on board, five Florida to \ Z     '        ���������..������������������'     ������������������mn������  In Vancouver-  adjust      matters.       The-Spaniards,  wroth at.Sir Lauclilan's act-ion, disarmed Dolnald   Glas   Maclean,       ami  cautioned     him -.at the  peril  of his  life to  hold no ������om.nvunication  with  his  friends.   The magaK-^ie   of       the  ship  was   very  close  to young- Mac-  loan's cahin,  and   the  same, night lie  fornd . opportunity., to' force  his  way  into.it and lay  a train in'a concealed  position,   lie  fired   the  train  on  the  following  day,   and  of the three  or  four hundred  Spaniards  on  board  only three escaped destruction.  Ihern logging camps to Vancouver,  will return to tow the vessel to. Tacoma after temporary repairs are effected. It is expected that the Edith  will he in condition to he brought  south on Saturday. The weather  was clear when the accident hap-  lxmcd. It, is believed    the strong  tide, running jn the narrows at low  water swung her stern on to the.  reef St-oamers ewgsi'ged in northern  trade, usually arrange to pass through the narrows' only at, certain stages of the tide.  the nuttier ot thc local deaidlock, an,',  as usual, more abuse.  Let   "me assure you. Mi.  Edifoi.  and Mr.  Aitken,' that' I hive nothing  tO'Wit'hdiaw   in "these matteis,  and  m  my  political   life little  to   legict  and JiofcK<ira; to fe.ai'. - I-dj not withdraw ^a single teim  I'have applied to  Ralph  J^mith,   Stocked,   the   Nanaimo 'Board of Tiade,  nor those local  miners who would be fools enough1 to  icst' content with an eight-hour  law  when they have a world to gain, noi  do I propose, Mi.  Editor, to modih  that eight-hour law one particle unless instructed by the men.  A.word with legard to the breaking- of this law. since I am forced to  speak by  the Ileiald.    Tt is  unfoitu-  natc  that  thc Literal   F.xecutivo   at  Ladysmith  had  to  aceitain  extent  the  handling  of  that  business.  Tarn  informed  that rt was  a member     of  bliat Executive who diew  up  the information  against.  Dunsinuii   Co ,    e  member of that Exccutne who sat  on   the   bench   and   adjudicated.   I do  not charge these people with any ulterior motives   whatsoever,  but  simply stale  what  I bclic\c  to   be the  facts.    If thc Company  contorted to  disobey  the law 1 would suggest to  Mr.   Aitken that he loast the Liberal Executive a little and give me   a  test.  Fuithei,  let   mc  infoim him   that  the     Company at Ladjsmith is nor  now breaking the law.   I am infoim-  ed   that the men go  in on the Company's  time and come out on  their  own,   breaking  the  law   fiom  one  to  fnteen minutes a day, oi  on an average  of -seven  or  eight   mmutes.      I  attached      a, penalty clause  to   that  same  oight-houv   law,   pi'ovuling that.  a miner  who broke it should  be fined  or  imprisoned, and-the riot the "Lib-'  eral pai ty and  the 1 lei aid  raised over   it   is historio.il���������Mi.   Oliver   waxing  historical, about  thc  iniquity   of  it  in  tlie  House.    This  clause     w.is  not, put  in so. much, to   punish      the  men  as  to-, protect,  them  from       the  Company   coercion,   as   every   minei  knows. I modified that, penalty tdauso'-j  to a ten  dollar line, and  iT Mr.   Aitken.     is  .   disturbed  about   the  men  breaking the  law  he can ������o down to  Ladysmilh   himself,  swear  out      another information and invoke the aid  of the all-powerful Liberal .Executive  to   help  him have  the   law  enforce!  and  the.  men  punished.  In   the meantime,  let,  me say  thai  I.havp. an'assurance from ihe gov'-erii-  mont   that   the  law will   he enforced  against  both  operator  and   men.   Wr-  must      remember ~   that   we   waited  many years  before   we got   thc  law,  and   it is jus I,  a little   too   soon,   except,  for   political   exigencies,   to   get  excited   about      its   non-observance.  The  English  factory laws were only,,  established   after   numerous   and   persistent    'prosecutions.   One prosecu-  itor,   let  me say   that  I   look hope-,  management;   let   us hope   the   government   will   make   the   next     test  case  stick',   lie  it  against   the    company  or against  the  men.  Mr.  Aitken (he goes once more in-  FRAHCt AND MOROCCO  The Sultan Annoys French  Govt, by Arresting Algerian Merchant  n       -    Public 1������ Angry and Sat������  isfaction Will be De  manded  Paris,  Aug.  If).���������The aircst of   an  Algerian merchant  by   the  Monocan  authorities   occasions   sharp   newspaper comments,  accompanied  by     reports  that   France is about io  organize a naval     clem ons i ration      at  Tangier.    Ihe   foicign   office  totally  denies  any  such  determination,  but  it  is the firm intention  of the government to^ demand satisfaction fr-om  Morocco.    This   fit in   attitude,  meets  with   thc   unanimous  approval  of thc  public.  It is pointed out that unless the  Sultan '-recognizes Algerians as  Fiencli citizens, French comn.t,rcc  with Morocco Will be completely  parali'/ed and commeicial Ii ansae  (ions theie will be almost cntiiely  cairicd on through the inleimedialy  of Algerian Mus-slmans a\ho-the Sultan claims become subject to his authority when,they aie in his dominions. 4  STILL RULE RUSSIA  And the Doumai Will Not Give  Her the Liberty Which  She Seeks  Provides fof Five  Hundred Dol-  lars Pay ?er Day to  Members  ..The"junior bajsclwllcrs aie booked  fo play the Nanaimo Reliance team  tomonow on the Bunkci giounds at  tl ice o'clock.  DETECTIVE  SHOT WHILE  ,PERFORM 1KO DUTY  New.Yoik, Aug' 10.���������Joseph Hiiul-  s*iiiski, a detwlivo,. was shot and probably mo>rtally wounded by a ne^io  hoy- --on-a-moving" Jsew Yoik and  llaitford fieight tiain last night,  while attempting to anes-t him.  St.     Peteisburg-,    Aug    li).��������� The  text of   thc  document constituting a  Russian   parliament   discloses   many  points of special interest to foreigners   enjoying   constitutional   government.     Safeguaids for  the maintenance, of the autocintic power   <f the  Emperor crop out continually  :,i the  couise of the lengthy docum nt.  Although the membeis  are to ,'ifi  e'ec-  kil for a five years' term, parage ijih-  lluee pi ovules Uiat tliejlounuii  'can  he   disolved   hy  the  Emperor  bci'ire  the    evpina'tion  of the .term >>f li\e  years audi new elections  ordered   by  Impeiial  Ukase."  Paiagiaph     four   sets     foi th that  the length  of the sessions'of      the  Doumai mid*    its  adjournments  c'tiling  the year shall be determined hy  (he Eniiperor.   Patagiaph ten provides  that  the piesident of tho Doumai  shall   report   to, the  Empeior.   ( (her  |>ar-agiaphs   piovide   (hat  in   rase of  dispute  between   the  cabinet   inrnis-  tcis  and  the  Doumai :n  resc'irj      to  lulls,   the   Emperor   shall   have   Imcl   to ojen sess  word as to the disposition "''.erc-of.  The oath to be taken by ne Bi'im-  Lers is as follows:  "We piomise to peifoim. i������ - duty  to t)lie best or our knowledge      end  ability ui all loyalty to .lis ?'\jcr:ty  and  mindful of the welfare of    Rus-,  sia "  MemLers of  the Doumai can only  be deprned  of their ULeitiy bi omitted  therein   by outer of the judicial  poivci, and they may not he   ..rresl-  ed  for dobt.    Their  payment is  p '0-  vided for at, the rate of ten roubles  (about $500) per day during the ses-  stpn and  members  will  leceivc    for  travelling  expenses   five  kopecks   per  veisl,  twice yearly to and fiom St.  Pcfeishuig,        The  usual   provisions  aie   made for   the  lemoval   or ������as-  pe'nsion   oi  disordcily   j^'mbers  and  for holding cvecutiie .i.ns  Paiagraph   'II       lobars      c  r^'^  from  admission   to eithjr ti ���������   general    oi     sect, onal sessions,  but gives  the  pies-idcnt  of  the  Doumai     the  right lo admit monnbeis of the press  ions.  THE VICTIM OF   A������T  AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT  ������Buffalo, N.' Y./Aiig 19 ��������� Wobh  ���������lay, of Cleveland, the aulomVbile  racing man,-rnjurcd. at Keiulwoith  f'aik, remained m an unconscious  condition all night at, thc Gciman  hospital Two surgeons lu^c been  in constant attendance, but up to a  late hour Jay had show n no signs  ol   letiiining   to consciousness  ANOTHER   WORLD'S  RECORD   SMASHED  Salt Lake,   Utah,   Aug.   10 ���������0.  L  Uollistei,      of      Spiingfield,   Mass,  l.rol.c  the world's   Ihin^ijtiai ter  mile  bicycle record last night at the Salt  Palace track   His time was 1 22 1-3,  healing  the former  record bold  W   A.   Daulcgts of Bullah ,  XV  6  3-3   seconds.  by  bv  DEVOURED  BY DOGS  Halifax, N< S., Aug IS.���������A special  ii um bl. Johns, Newfoundland, *.iy&  ilut the steamer Kite, whuh has aimed theie tioni Laluadoi, bnngb  word of a woman and child eaten by  Ihe land of so much attention hlie������u  dogs near a place called Okkak.  '] Iiks latest, honor fiom Labiadoi,  dajs, is attended hy piteous facts  'lhc woman, it seems, set out Horn  hei little shanty in tin* noi them wilderness to call upon a ncighhor  Pcoplc who live a mile .ip.ul (all  Uieniselves neighbors ih Labrador.  She knew bciurehaiKl that a pack of  liungrv dogs had been* roving about'  the .settlement , seeking what, thev  might devour. Hut- these dogs are  usually afraid of human beings and  she had little fear of tliein, though  their mournful howls were enougb to  make the stongwt wiVman feel uncomfortable, liravely though the  woman slarted on what was to be  her last journey, she had not reckoned on the ills of the flesh, ills  which resulted ' in the. frightful fate  of herself and little one. They had  not gone , far "upon their way with  the dogs trotting'behind them at a,  rcsp.eein/ble distance, when the woman  ;fell to the ground in an'epileptic lit  ;At least, this is the supposition by  thosc who found the remains of her-  ,self and child after the dogs had  eaten every piece of flesh off them  and left only H;-������ h.mrs. It is easily gathered thai after the woman  fell in the lit llui 'hmigvy animals,  seeing her    lying (here, mot'o'iilcss oh  EIRE AT PORTLAND  KILLS TWO PEOPLE  Poitland,   Ore.,   Aug.   II).���������Fire  to-  ha\e not  been identified,  day     desticywl  the Stateioom Inn, ���������    A   number of  the occupants  of the  s.tuaio.1  one block  from  t,he     main    p,ace'   "'^"^"S   two  men   and   four  women weie injured and removed to  entrance of the Lewis & Clarke Ev-   <))e   im|)1,d,     TI]Uty   peiS0lus   wcre  position,  and   lesulted  in  the  death    ,���������  Ule building  when   the  tne, broke  of     two men  whose chaired  bodies    out  RAILWAY  AND  COLLIERY  MEN  ARE  IN  TOWN.  Messrs.     Joseph Hunter and Sur-  \cyor      King,  of the Colliery Company,   and   Supenntendcnt    G-oodtel-  low and Engineer  Bain(biidge,   of the  ('PR., are in the city today in rcf-  eience   to   thc    permanent   trackage-*  where  the  short-line crosses   Hie  C  V    R.  Special ad* ices th^, Mteinoon from  A"ietona  say  that  a decision       was  rendeied      this  aftenu.on   by  Judge  Lamplum in  the Collins case, ordering his   extiadition  to my political history) accuses me  at Vancouver of having said, let mft the snow, pressed forward. Find-  citiote his own words/ "openly stat Ins- her unahl-e to repulse (heir leaded that the miners were fools for ers, ihe whole jiaek must have set  bciiitf  satisfied  with   a petty advance  uponthe.    woman     und eaten her and  /then, tore tlie child to pieces a.nd dc-  Pnvate Maurice,   of   ibe   Prince  of  Wales   Fusilicis,   ol  Monti ial,   thinks  that  if  he had not   tinned  around   to  look  at   the  King when he   was   a1  the   1,000-jaid   langc  he  would  ha*e  won  the  fhst   pii7c.    He says  when  he turned     to  look  at h.s Majesty  thc  wind changed and  he  made  five  ilU-SSOS.  STRIKE  IS THE  FERNIE  COAL SIEVES.  A special fiom Fcinie today says  a notice has been posted at the pitt-  lieads calling (n all employees to  cease work, and calling a meeting  mi (od.iv The lesull of the meeting  is awaited with anxiety by all pai-  l us.  AI VKL\E.  S S. Le Roi was in port for coal  this  moitving.  S S. Ringola ;s due in for coal to-  dav  INDIANS TROUBLESOME  IN   NSW   MEXICO  Santa     Fo, N.M.,   Aug.  19.���������Wt>r.l rir-r from the'pursuers repcrted that  was received  at-the  headquarters .of   thc settlers surprised  the Indians,in  tin?  New   Mexico   Ranters  yesterday their c.imp in     Elk Mountains and  that   Apache   I'lidians   from   Arizona scattered   them,   recovering  some  of  arc     committing     depredations    in the  stolen   animals.    While   the  pur-  Xoiithwestern      Socorro  county,������������������ on suers were in camp  that night,  tho  the.' Mogul Ion  reserve.                           j Indians returned  and stole several of  Much   slock   has   been   taken    from their  horses,  settlers  who have organized and  arc Arrangements   a.re   being. made    to  now  pursuing   the" Indians.    A   coin- send  out rangers.  MANIFESTO GIVES SATISFACTION TO ENVOYS  Portsmouth, N. II., Aug. 19.���������All or the effect Which it will bave in  members of the. Russian delegation '" Russia and abroad, its enect upon  read .with thc keenest interest and the internal situat'ivn in .Russia'or  the  greatest satisfaction  the text of _ its. influence on the war with Japan.  .Some of the members  of Hie Rus-  (Continued    on   Page Four)  voured her too.  the Emperor's manifesto communi-  i-atr-d to them last night b������l the Associate! Press. Mi'.' Witte read if;  nltentivcly but would only express  his pleasure by sayiing it was identical with the original draft shown  to him for his opi.^pn and suggestion   before   he  left St.   Petersburg.  $  si an mission, however, were not so  reticent. They frankly said that the  redemption of the Emperor's promise by the manner of thc manifesto  cannot but produce the best impression at home and  that it  will  unite  ;   rl  l&tt  lie  declined      last night   to express i the nation   and  strengthen   the posi-*  any  opinion  on  the manifesto itself' tipu of the Emperor, .Vj ���������^^^  Dl������t,Y LEDGER  Hit DAILY LEDGFR  published   every day except Sunday.  BY       THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  '   Offices,  Ladysmith and  Duncans  - SUBSCRIPTION  "PRICE  10 cents  a month-,    $5 per year   in  advance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  "SATURDAY. AUGUST 19,  lflOa  EDITH GRANT WILL  NOT  RETURN  TO  THE  INDIANS"  Edith Giant, IIiqJHUo girl in connect ion with whom there, has been  such a lengthy legal battle, is not  to be handed over to her mother and  the Indian Chief at Cape Mudgc,  Ibulfwill continue tcfremain in the  charge of the Children's Aid Society.  Such was the decision of Mr. Justice Dull'. His Lordship said hc was  very glad indeed hc could come to  such a decision^ for it tv.?* I'.v  'clear that if the girl could hc ic-  moved from her present custody and  handed over to ihc influences prevailing at Cape Mudge, such a course  would' lead her to moial destruction.  Whilst. His Lordship decided that  Edith Grant comes within the meaning of the definition '-'a nonirrcity  Indian," as mentioned hy the Indian  Act, and that those clauses of the  Indian Act dealing wilh nonlrcaiy  Indians apply to her, he furtive  holds that hc cannot take the view  ���������that the    exclusive right to legislate ri,loraUoI1   c,f  upon  Indians was conferred upon the1 cial  ^cation  Kootenay Steel Range  A GOOD BAKER  The oven in the Kootenay Range is scientifically propor-  tkmed to the size of the fire-box, so that no more fuel can be  burned than is absolutely necessary to heat the oven.  The oven is lined with heavy sheet steel, which is a great  radiator of heat and insures  a uniform heat throughout  the oven���������no danger of a-  loaf of bread being half done}  on one side and burned on-  the other.  ;The Kootenay Range-is  built on scientific principles  throughout, and should be  carefully examined before  buying any other.  Sold  by all  enterprising;  dealers.  Booklet free.  Mcdaiyfc  London, Toronto, Montreal Winnipeg .Vancouver,   .,;  St. John, N. B.  I5N'T THAT SWELL?  Our  customers  are always  pleased  ' i  with 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  up an estimate for you?  Ladysmiih Wallpaper 'Depot  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE  "--  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Pric s   Moderae  Federal Parliament and  that thc In-   It a provincial statute had the effect  ���������dians were withdrawn  from the gen-' of conflicting    with-a federal provis-  provincial  laws    j0I1) tl)c iatter would prevail.    There  i was"nolhing to show, though, tat it  was thc intention to give an exclusive jurisdiction over nontreaty In-'  . dians t o~ the Dominion. Under such  circumstances he had decided to refuse to make an order lemovingf the  Aid Society jon the habefcs corpus  girl from the care of the Children's.  I rociedings which had been instituted  hy tl.e mother of the Rirl .and Ihe  Indian chief at Cape Muitge.  LADYSMITH AERIE     MO. IM, P.  .   . . . ' ��������� "i  O. E.    :���������:.       ���������-���������        ���������������������������       '   *  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  drd Tuesday ������t 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmer; Wurthy  Secretary. C. H. Rummlngs.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils a������d water c������l-  ors, pianolorte and vocal leasoms given in classes er individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B   C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  McKinnell &WoodbanK,  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Class.  Commercial Mens' headquarters  Fire Proof    Buildiag.  Canadian Pacific  Railway  .?->".  $  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP "TICKETS  ,   Tickets on Sale To and From, all European Points  ' AT LOWEST RATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  c  For Saili������g Dates, Rates and full information,  GEO. L.,COURTNEY:  * ������.  80 Govt." Street,  Victoria B.C. Dist. Freight &. Pass.. Agt  HOTEL DOMINION  ,    ~~RatcB$1.25 andll.S'O���������  Free bus'to all eteamboat landings ard  railway depots.   Electric care every t* v*  minutes to all parte ol - the city.   Ba-  tnd table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST., VANCOUVER  B, C.  I  Newly fitted up and  ���������   Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms,  PORTLAND HOTEL  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  Leader of School of Little-Fishes-  Come on, fellcis, let's go and jolly  lhc old octupus.  New Lit tie Fish.���������That'll be fun.  Tlow do you. do it?  *'Oh, we all get around him and  point our fins air him, and yell  "Trust!"     It makes him crazy.  Dealers In  Pianos and  Organs..  Ladysmith, B.C.  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bedrand Good, Bat  (Half Block from Dapet.)  GAT ACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  THE TYEE COPPER CO, Ltd.  i  I  %  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at *  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  I  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager.  ���������is^fHawwrnwiiiw^*^  N  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HIRE ':-:  :-:  Seed.   KEMP, or leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM  'PHONE  2-4.  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  :     DELIVERY  W9RK PROMPTLY no*'s  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH STREET.  :__:���������: BeBt in the-City :���������:���������-J  "I  RATICS fa.oo PKR DAY  SAHH.K ROOMS c  Ladsymith  Merchant jTailpr  *TW  B. C  FIRST AVENUE  TH6 CITYMRR  R. Williamson Prop  ist Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  of  ublic Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that the  0<n!vie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers  oi ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have for some time  E     past been producing dour in a   vastly  improved  and   purified   form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  . and having.secured control  of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising  the  public  that any  unauth-  '  ori/.ed users of the electrical    flour  purifying processes   will he pro-  Secu ted.  Ogilvie FI<mr Mills Company limited  re tlie  only    millers in Canada whose   Flour is  purified by the electric process  Job  P  This  Hotel  has    been  completely      Board and lodging $1.00  ,u-r day.  renovated. ,  HOTEL    PRET.ORIH:  liar  Supplied. with  the Best   Wines,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Liquors ami Cigars. 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  apket  Done Promptly and  HILBERT  HENRYS NURSfRlES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown &.  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  5 ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES,  . GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road, Vancouver.  Buffalo and Return  August 14th and 15th >  ,$87.50'  FINAL RETURN LIMIT 90 DAYS.  August 2lth and 25th, September lfi  and 17th CHEAP RATES to ALL  Pilinls East.. ONE FARE plus $10  foi THE ROUND TRIP.  For full  uarticulars call on or address  BAR SUPPLIED WITH B������*l  WINUS, I.1QUORS, CIGARS"  HOTEL  n  1  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  X���������*9X������X������X������X������X������XWXWXWXWXWXWX*X9X2  X  S. G. YERKES,  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, -Wash,  E. R. STEPHEN  78 Government st  Victoria, B.C.  *  *  ��������� r  x  ��������� ;  X:  Xi  J PHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS.WORK  A SPECIALTY."  DAVID JOHNSON  X  *  -���������  X  ���������  X  ���������f  LADYSMITH *  I  WM. MUNSIE, President  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly" renovated and re-modalled. 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.  ictscaed and  Kiln Dried  Flooring     and Finishing    Lunbef ia   Stock.  ���������ft  At  Are You  Going East  Then ba sure your tickets read   via  tbe iii! Li. 1.1  LIE  ���������' .���������  1st   Avenue  Geo. Roberts  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   .4 gent,  TJ0 2nd Ave., Seattle^  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. 'Government     and   Yates  Sta.,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  V t<-  )  )  One of which Is  the famous  "North  Coast Limited,"  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist.  sleepers on all trains.  Through tickets issued to all  points  East     aud  South,  also  Pullman   tickets  issue*!  and berths reserved.       .  Excursion rates nowin ^ffect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  i..te ������11. Only directline to  /jliowstone Park.' ^   .  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  .  IB. E. WALKER, Creral M.nag.r        ALEX. LAIRD, As*. Genl Ma������������t������   ,  BANK MONEY ORDERS  I88UED AT THE FOLLOWING BATES : ;  $5 and under    3 cent"       # I  Ov������r; $5 and not exceeding $10    6 cents  ���������������    $1()        ������ " $30  10 cent9  ������   $30       " " $50. . 15 cents  ������ j D������������������we at Pir at any otlicc in C liuda of a Chartered Bank  :*"������^^^ n the United StaU..  . HEOOTIABLE AT A FIXED RATE A ���������  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC     LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method o������ remittin   small sum. of money  .   iiicjriuiui������ wjtu safety and at small  ;ost.  ^ W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.  -J  LADVPKJTHv BRANCH  : BOOTS AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and making to order   a  speciality. '  THOriAS MCE WAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Very low rates  now in efTect.   Cahin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For     furthsr    particulars    call or     This new Hotel has been comfort-  write the office.        Phone Main 45G. aMy furnished and the bar is up-to-  Best  accommodation  for������ transient  md permanent boarders and lodgers.  OR AND      HOTEL  LADYSMITH BAK6RY  HOP LEE & CO.,  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEA-TLf  BAKED AND FRESH,  Comfectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to ba delivered at any time. .  Employment Agency.  m  in  A. D' CARLTON,  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,  Portland, !Ore.  C. E. LANG  General Agent  Victoria, B.C  d������te.    Rates $1.0������ a day    and    upwards. >      ' ' ��������� .  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop;  ������|lM*tt t���������i :������< *-**: *< LMysmlth  k  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM "RODUlf  Orders will be delivered anywhsro  in the city promptly and at tho lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on tks  Esplanadi.  JA8������ SAB������OOiI^|       ; , 1^  .'?  i\ DAILYiLEDGER  VA  ���������* Plans,  Specifications and  De- ������������������  ������������������ tail*     furnishekt for all kinds **  ������������������ of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  ������������������ Line ������������������  ������������������ C.   B.   ROBELEE,  Carpenter ������������������  ** and Joiner,     2nd mye, Lady- ������������������  ������������������ smith,  B.  C. ������������������  AND  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water' Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  Its  Great   Resources  (���������  GALEDOKIAN"  No part of British Columbia Coday offers so many advantagss to the  <������������������ - -  faVestor as does VANCOUVER ISL AND. '   ���������  Its vast and varied natural ��������� weal th has never been as,yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason ot the fact-^it it has never bee. promiently laid  ' before the public. ���������    "- x  v  Leads Them    All  INEQUALITY  -:o:  COAL  TIMBER  GOLD  SILVER  FISH  GAME,,  IRON  COPPER  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  GIANT TAKEN CARE OF  BY   Ml'DGET   KASKI.  ���������'I'm     very     glad  to meet you,"  said  the  Barnum  & Bailey   giant to  a reporter in  Seattle yesterday,'-'I'd  like  to   have   you   meet  my  friend,"  aad     he reached around into       the  pocket  ot his   lony-t ailed  coat     and  pulled  out Paul  Ka-ski,   the smallest  oi nil Uie midgets.  Mr. Kaski bowed with.dignity, despite his scanty eighteen inches of al-  titaide, iiud said that he was just as  glad to meet tlie roportej as- the  giant said he was. "Jn fact," vou-  clrtBal'cd Air. Kaski, "you gentlemen  of the press look like a meal Uicket  to us. You know, wc like lo sec our  names in' print somewhere else be-  sirle;* on  thc  Wg  hills.  The friendship between Geoige Auger, the giant, who is somctlviii|glilc<^  seven feet eleven inches in his specially constructed, stockings, and the  tiny midget, is just as real as is the  statement that thc show is big��������� it's  not Uic dream of the show's- veiy  clevci   press   agent.  They are almost, inseparable during their hours oil duty, and the  midget's favorite hiding place is in  the giant's coat tail pocliet.1  "GGorge  is   inclined  to   he-a little  bit  fast,"  explains  the   little fellow,-  "ami 1 have to stick pretty  close to  him  to hold ham down."   o ���������  ���������'''Wonderful     foliage    down    here,"  FIRST LADY  BARRISTER  IN   MELBOURNE.  Miss Grata F.   Matilda Greig, the  first  woman t-o he called to the liar  at  Melbourne,      has  made ��������� her  first  appealance  in court.   Sir  John Madden,      the     Chief Justice,  in  a few  graceful   remaiks   congratulated  Miss  Greig on  her uiiifijue position,      and  expressed      his   gratification   at   1 he  revolution  which   her success   heralded.  A sister of Miss Greig���������Dr. Janet  Greig���������is at present in Scotland going through a special hospitalcoui.se.  "t 4-j-H^H-H-^4^������I*<H^-i,<H*,t,'s"H' v<W-%";*^*^^^;^~H~H-  THE   HARD  CASE  OF -  THE   DOCTOR'S    WIFE  i  X  t  %  !  Union  Bn  NANAIMO,   B   C.  Co  flanufacturers of the  In [British Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed   Brewed  from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops   *  't-  j.'  t  VICTORIA  ., >-: :_: '������������������������������������: .���������: -.��������� B.C.  said the man as he looked off across  thc bairen Arizona desert.  f I could sco nothing in sight but  snad and eight little pickaninnies  crawling in at play. I asked lum  what he meant.  "I .was referring to those Yirgin-  a creepers," he replied as he pointed  to the pickaninnies. .  ,    '  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Us land, when properly cleared,   will grow almost any product'of the  soil known to man, ' ' ��������� <   J ! ' i . i '_' ������������������    :  WHEAT VEGETABLES  OF  OATS  RYE  APPLES.  PRUNES  ALL   KINDS  PEARS  FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL  The Canadian Pacific Company" will - adopt  a literal-land  policy,;. and  1,500,000 acres controlled     by ' them will he disposed of on^reason-  6Ie terms to actual settlers.  thb  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA, THE NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES     AND    THE  YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may he purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres-can "be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall- be collected ou the gioss output, v.-      ���������.  - Quartz���������Persons  of eighteen  years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free nn_������t's certificate is granted  Government lands can be secured   and  who desire anew home in a country    possessing the  BE5T C MM ATE  In the World  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 coal mining    district;     aheautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in  each  year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE     LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  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  <ame with two legal posts, bearing  money can be made by those lpcation notices, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded within  fifteen days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, onct  additional day allowed for 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 niinyfg 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 thf land  at $1.00 an acre.   n  Permission may  be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to  lorate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding LIU) acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 24 per cent, of thc sales  of the products of the location.  Placer'    Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the'Yukon Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are. 100 ft. square,      entry lcc$5, renewable yearly   On the North Saskat  ehewan 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, hut extends back to the  base of the hill or hank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.  Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  ��������� .0-'  Subscribe for and read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B.C.  v.������TonT,imr,        .... . ���������       I   Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  VANQOpVER,.and will continue to   grow ie '.mportance as  the Island is '^ tfae N.w.T.,-: excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner   may   obtain  developed. oniy 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 drcgde to high water mark-  each alternate leasehold.  The  lessee  shall  have a dredge  in  operation within one season from the  date of thejease for each five miles,  but where a person  or company    has  obtained more than one lease       one  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied-and 'is' in charge of  .1  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  I dredge for'each fiftee;  nii<es or frac-  Ition  is sufficient.   Rental,  $10     per  iinuui for each mile ol -river leased.  Royalty at the rate of-2������ per   cent.  collected on  the output after it   ex-:  ceeds $10,000.  Diedging 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 U>ssec-s right is c'oifined to the  submerged bed or bars in ��������� tbe river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  Istday of August iu the year of the  the'date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one .dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in the Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250.feet in  eegth, measured on the base line dr  general direction of thc creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims are marked by two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The peison or company ( staking 8  claim must hald a free miner's ossificate.  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  claims, only.  Eutiy fee, $10.   Royalty at tjie rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped from     the  Yukon Territory to bo paid I*    the  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  I more than one mining claim      on  each separate river, creek or  gulch,  but the same  miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  fiee 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 hy 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 uitained each  year;     il  not, the claim *ia\l he deemed to   be  abandoned,  and     open  to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may. be  defined .'absolutely  by having  a survey  made and publishing  notices  in   the  Yukon  official  Gazette.  Petroleum���������All  unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory,  are open to  prospecting for  petroleum,  and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or .company having., machinery on the  land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  tlie length of width shall not exceei  thrcie times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery,- an area  not exceeding 640 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 rcservct  namely,' 1,280 acres will t?i sola  at the rate of three dollars ' an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by ordeu-hn-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A. SMART.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  Pe^artmont of the Interior, ^    ^  The  wife  of a London practitioner  counts for  very little, in the sum of  his professional     success   '   ,\'*,.;'.(iiiig  to.    an      outspoken  aiticle   in   "The  World and  His Wife.")   But the wife  pf a country  of  provincial   town doctor   often   proves   his   chief  helpmeet  ���������or    his main    hindrance.     Sc/inurh  depends on the type ot woman      he  chooses.  When the new, unmarried .ortor  settles down in a country town, everybody sets to work to choose limi  a wife, 'lhc eldest daughter of Iris  senior . partner is the obvious bride  for   the young assistant.   '  He marries a $rl from a distance  ���������a gill who! has been waiting foi  him to establish himself'in a nice  little .practice before they two become one. She i settles down, therefore,, as a stranger jvi thin-the vil-  -age or provincial town gates,"'"and  she has to begin with the A.B.C. of  the business of wifehood as this applies to a doctor's bride.'.  She  has  a vague   idea  that       she  must help her husband on, hiii,  ������imi  and  experience alcne  wil   teach   her  the right way to accomplish her ambition.    In   Wie fust,enthusiasm   she  is     almost     sine     to throw herself  heait and soul int0 local affairs, and  from a'mistaken  pojicy  of  living   to  make  herself  popular   will   play  too  leart.ng apart in the social  drama-  The small' town  rises,  in   judgment  against' her.    Slie/is.  accused of   trying to  "work up ^icr hushkiud's practice."   If she  happens  to  form  areal  friendship for a family which   is   attended   by a rival   practitioner,   local  gossip has it that she is  trying   to  wheedle patients away from -another  physician for the benefit of her husband.  The  doctor's   wife  must  call   upon  all newcomers. But if she present her  card loo soon,  the fresh an ivals arc  apt to suspect  that   the pasteboard  recording   her  name,   address       and  At Home day  is left with an afterthought  of touting  for the  privilege.  of     professional  attendance  on, thc  family. If'    she delay her first call,  theie is,   of course,   the chance that  the wife of some other doctor may  establish   the  first family relations.  A child is taken suddenly ill. "Oh"  says the new coiners,   "wo  will send  for Dr.  13 .   His  wife secmod such  a nice little woman   when she called  tlie jMher day."   So that delay ���������from  the "point of view both  of the doctor  and   his   wife,  is   dangerous.    On  the other hand,  calling m  haste, lhc  doctor's  wife may rcpenl at leisure  when she  learns   that  current gossip  accredits   her  with  a suspicious  precipitancy   in  making  fn.s|  calls       on  new settlers.  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and "Repaired at sboit notice.   Drill Sharpened by ������-  ways  gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired. ���������,  Ships mi thing    in  a)1     it������    BrariVie  Horseshoers~and Genera! Blacksmitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    - , - Ladysmith, b   w  ������  DiD IT EVER STRIKE YOU ?  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT is  where the slaughtering  done locally?   We are not depending on    what the Wholesalers send us.  and     can'   GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND ,CLEA>  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET7  (S     '    "���������    i    I  STFVENS BLOCK,  ��������� 4 ��������� ���������  GAT*.cRc  t.'kE.zT  LADYSMII'ti  LADVSMITH TRANSFER CO. x  PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDITOUSEIIOLD     FURNITURE MOV-  ED  PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  -  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at  the  WILL'AVI 5 M) ,/ i ������ i : r  4- 4-M-*-M-f-f ���������4-f444 4"f-M~M~f+4"f4 -M-<M--H-++ ������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������+���������������������������������������������������������������  f3HI  '���������������",  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  ��������� WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  be  purchased at $10 per acre for .soft, coal   and  V20  for -anthracite.   Not more  than  320 acres can be acquired |,y one individual  or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten cents per  ton of 2,000  pounds    shall      he 'collected on  the  gross output.  Quartz���������A fiee minor's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per muium for an individual,  and fiom $50 to $lt)U. per amiuni for  a company, according to capital.  A     free miner,  hnving discovered  mineral in place, may locate a chum  1,500 *  1,500  feet.    The fee  for  recording-a claim  is $5.00  At least $100 must lie expended on  the claim each year or paid to thc  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $f)00 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the tland at  $1 an acre.  Thc patent provides for the pay-  mehtvof a royalty of 2A per cent on  the sales.  . PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases   to dredge  for  g-old   of   five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descrotion of thc Minister of the Intsrior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation .within one season from the  date of .the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 -per annum for each mile  of river teased. Royalty at thc rate  of 21 per cent collected on th&~out-  put after it exceeds $10,000.  W. Wi'.CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister of  the In-  '^rior.  Choice Carpeting  Our Carpet Department has always stood out as a special feature of our Furnishing business.     We have.it reputation of handling only the BEST goods, and the showing     this season more "  .    than     sustains our position ns   the   foremost   Carpet   Warehoufii   '  Wen in Western Canada. >  Axminsters���������Exclusive Designs for Drawing Room, Library, Dining Room or Hall,     $1.75 to $2 is^yard  BRUSSELS���������A fine range of Modern Colorings  and Unique Designs, fnm ,$1.15 toU.65 p^r yard  SAMPLES  SUBMITTED  F1IEF���������HAVE  YOU   OUR   CATALOG UK?  - ' ������������������"-.il  oj  \yteUet  '*m  v   I.'l M,     ' v ' v   K HANG  ETC.      ~^  Work done nfoperly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in lear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.    '  J.  E.  SMITH,  Prr.'  BO   V EARS'  EKIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  AiivonosoiHllriK ft sketch nnd description mn?  quloltly ftscGrnilii our opinio.i free whether an  ' Invention is prohnbly patentable. Coinniiuilrn-  Monti at rlctlycontliltmt.ini. Handbook on Patents  ������������������lent. free. Oldest aiiency for.securing patents.  Talents taken tlirouch Jlunn & Co. receive  iptcttit notice, without charge iu thc  m  team  \ hatnlsmnelv illustrated wceklr. I.nnrost eir-  mfmliim ot imv KcientWc Journal. Terms, <o n  i-e.-ir: four months ?1.  Sold byr ! newsdealers.  ^!UNN& Co ������������������������*��������������������� New Yorlf  tsr-.-oh Oilicis. iVil ������������' St- WRsliir.utun. 1\ C-  VICTORIA%B.C  kLO. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of  all  kinds  pror  attended to.     Shop on G-atacre    -  m?m  Solicitor,  Etc.  st. Avenue  Id  Loan  lADYSMll  Ladysmith   Temp'e No. 5 Rathhon.  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow'  2nd and  4th  Tuesday at 7.30 p.   r  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  V  Meatmarket  LAD/-SMITH B.C.  ������> Y  A'  ~"    "* ������: ��������� &' "T"  '������������������I  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  lyryr-f^:  29S  LOCAL ITEMS  33&.SS * E3  J-t3 J ^AT^SSSSSSTd!  ESSE  Forcimmer is out for  business.  The Kiddies want to know,  '-'Have  you seen .Maggie Riley?"  Wm. Telford relumed on the morning's tram from Nanaimo.  Judge Harrison  passed  through  on  the morning train to Victoria.  Miss  K.  Michael  was  visiting this  cily   this morning.  Look  in   Forcimjner's   window  and  something will surprise you.  Tickets for  the St.  Ledger slakes  are  on   sale at J.   Stewart's.  The young basehaller has changed  his'position. Instead of sitting lie-  hind a (cum of horses he is to Me  found standing hehind a chair garbed  :n a spotless white Jacket.  Forcimmer's    window  is  very  at-  Iracihe.  The S. 3. Comcric, which was expected to call in at this port 041 hpr  leturii from north lis gone instead  to Comox.  Today being payday in connection  with the mines, no doubt alargc  number of people will go on the  moonlight - excursion tonight. The  excursion being under thc auspices of  thc City Band, there will hc. plenty  of music aboard the boat, which  should greatly help to' make the trip  enjoyable.  Forcimmer's    window   is   a money  saver.  From this dat.^ on five cents will  buy a nice, cool glass of beer ' at  Jones'   Hotel.  Things are doing now in Nanaimo  in  the way of letters and talk, o  Come and hea.r C5ic old Bo'-sun sin���������  "For  ITe  is an  Englishman."  Thc, Ladies' CiuiM or thc Prcsby-  ���������iorian Church will hold Uicir icecream social on the Pavilion ground  on Tuesday, 22nd Aug., from four  o'clojk. The baird will give selec-  lions and a good time is niilicipaleil  The ladies or thc coivgregat-ion are  requested to kindly send in their  usual  dona liens   of cake,, etc.  Inspecl the bargains offered in  drygoods at Simor Leiser & Co.'s,  Ltd.  --      AT THE       ABBOTSFORD.  J.  Hunter,  Vict0.1 ia.  W. K.  Houston,   Victoria.  R.  A.   Bainhridge,  Vancouver.  J.  Goodl'ellow.  Victoria.  J.  T.   Fahay.   Victoria.  II.   Fry  and   wile,   I'hcmainus.  Does anjbody know how to spell  ".Possum Pie?" The kiddies \will tell  you.  The  Extension   mine  employees aip  being  paid   at  the   Bank  of       Commerce.    Mr.  A.  Vernon,  of  the  Ka-  naimo      branch,   is   down,   assisting  the staff.  DUNCANS  TOWN SITE EXTENSION  Adjoining tho old lownsite of  DUNCAN5, V. I.  A small .area has been laid off   in town lots which are ne w offered  'at  LOW   PRICES   AN    D ON EASY TERMS.  The future  of the  Cowichan     District 'and   Vancouver  Islam!  will  exceed  expectations  and'this is a good chance '-*��������� a safe aad  profitable   investment. ���������    .  ..  SEE TLANS AM) PRICES  Agents, J. STfcWART J.H WIIITTOME  Ladysmith,  V.  I.  ���������   Duncans,     V.  I.  uawMMMoani  ��������� ��������� _ ���������_- . ��������� ��������� -.���������  P  c  I  ae  DOMINION EXHIBITION  1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER 7-1905  Under the Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  Industrial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C.  $100,0 U.d-  PRIZES AND  TRACTIONS ���������  $100,000.00  Enlarged  grounds,  new,  handsome and spacious buildings.  ���������  WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS    in. ROWING  and  LACRDSSE,  HORSE   RACING,  Broncho  "i ustmg," Military Parades aad' -Exercises.  ROYAL  IRISH  GUARDS and ether Famous BANDS. ������������������.'���������-.   ...    -'"      '    -  GRAND   WATER   CARNWAL���������Parade, of     Fiaserr-River  Fishing   Fleet  Patrol Boats, H.M. Warships, Indian  War  Canoes, etc.-.:    Uiiau sports.  For  all information  write W. H.   KEARY,   See^stary  aad  Manager,  New Westminster, B. C. "  A me-eting of the Church of Eng-  irn.l Tennis-.Club was called for last  evening to arrange for a tournament  A.s only four members turned up, no  plans were made, hut no doubt in  the course of a few weeks a lourne\  will come oft'-  Yo i do not liine.fo 'j,o out oT Illicit}- lo secuic bargains. Call in at  Morrison's and -see his sleek of  sbiits, tics and, gent's furnishings ol  good grade   and   at, fair  prices.  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  Sabbath   School���������2.30  p.m-  Evening   Sen ice���������7   p.m.  Bible study class,  Wednesday even  ing  at 7.30.  There   will  he  an  open  air   service  in      connection   wilh   this  church  <,n  the  Piuilion green  tomorrow evening  at  S.15.  CHURCH OF ENGLAND.  Morning  Seivice���������11   a.m.  Childien's   Sunday   School���������2.30.  Evening service and sermon���������7 p.m.  There will be a celebration of the  Holy Communion at .8 o'clock tomorrow   morning.  Rev. R. Bowen, Rector.  METHODIST CHURCH.  Rev. W.  C. Schlichter, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a. m.  Evening  Service���������7 p.m.  Sunday School���������2.30 p. m.   (7 _  fMR. HAWTHORNTH-  WAITE'S VjEWS  Continued From Page J  on   former      conditions,   when   they  might just, as well appropriate      the  whole  of" the   capitalists'   properly,  and   said   plainly   ihey   would   never  receive any  actual   benefit   until  this  wrts  done."  I admit  this is  true'  I sa,id  every  word   of   it  and   believe  every   word  of it to'i|B true,  and farther, Mr. Editor,   let  mc say   that  I)look  hopefully and confidently  forward   to  the  fast      approaching  day  when       the  world's workers will,put   these methods,   by  legal  enactment,   into effect  Until then but Little can he done, as  lhc  present  difficulty' sh.nvs.  But, Mr.   Editor,  this -.is  not    Ihe  deadlock   business,   and   we   musl not  l;e drawn  away  from  ihe po.n'..  The local company has noi closed  down its iniir.s, through Stockett..  hire au se Dunsniuir or his men are  breaking the law a few minutes per  day, The mines. I)il:olicve, are closed down Tor the reason outlined in  my first letter, and in spite of the  efforts of Mr. Aitken to protect the  company or any individuals, 1 propose, witli the permission and nssis-  t. nee of the tfieti, to brin^ this mailer  to  an   issue.  I   haive  not   suggested   either   a con-  c Halion   or   an   a.i Miration   bo.in  the   men  have  nothing  to  arbitrate.  noi   have   I suggested   a Royal   Cnrn-  miss-iu'ii���������or  royul  farce���������lil'e  the l'ev  Rowe-fliinK'i   beauty,  to settle      the  dispute.    1 have   suggested   a conference to ascertain  the true cause    o  the deadlock,  and   a possible solution  If   the   company   refuses   to   participate  and   the government   and      the  miners   consent,   then   I would   insist  so  far  as my   power g.ies   that      thc  government  aPI^'int  a cnnniis-sion  to  enquire   into   the   Conifi^-v's   business  inl  see how far   l-liey  i  ally  are affected  bv  this  very inii   :tous eight-  few years ago,  and I venture to say  that  James Dunsmuir (who is now  the jyincipal beneficiary by bur local  ,tio'.:SyIcs)   has  a very  lively   recollec-  (iiii of  il  yet.    After spending several  ag'Oni/ing hours in  the witness-  box  and  being  forced i to expose his  business     methexls , and admit that  his   profits  as  skinner  (a pure  slip,  Mr.   Eelitor)  of coal miners  for  th?  previous   years   were onormous,    he  shoved  his  fist  in  Mr.  Curtis'  face  and  vowed  to get     even if  it   cost  him   a leg.  Now, Mr. Editor, I refuse to allow Aitken, Smith ior ianyonc else to  sielc-track this movement for a settlement with the approval of the  men, I proposed to carry it'through  peacefully if I can, hut carry it  through  anyway. Yours  truly,  J.  II. HAWTHORNTHWAITE.  Fresh      fruit   of every  variety  at  Simon  Leiser & Co.'s" Ltd.  A  L  From the News ot Aug.' ICih.  CUMBERLAND  The steam yacht Thistle arrived at  Union Whaif, yesterday morning with  the Hon. Jas. Dunsmuir, Bryan  Drake Mr. Little and .Misses Murdoek and Little and Mis.iJ Freeman  on boaid.      The     iadics were trans-  'dU!T33   <\V   dUITW   ,31^0,0     SIM  ������V P3J-I3J  Bonita, where they will visit for a  time. Mr. Dunsmu'r and party  went on to Campbell river on a fishing excursion.  Frielaynight Mr. Horanl had occta--  sion to open a can of chlorie of. lime  and the lid being tight,some force  was necessary to, effect his object,^  and when the /id finally came off, it  seemed as though a little gas had  formed inside the can, as part of the  contents flew violently out, entering  Hornal's eyes and nearly blinding  jhim. He is in serious condition as  the result.  We have a large ponsignmerit of  Fruit on hand and can supply your  wants and satisfy your taste.  &  Mr..I. Bland, wilh a force ot men,  is busy preparing     for,the new.,ma-,  chine     shops     and car sheds at the  i Wharf.     The main building will tc L  'shaped, 80 feet each way,.besides oth  ��������� er     auxiliary    buildings and wil) be  Ifdted up in up to date style so that  j all needed work and repairs  nvay lie  f done   without the delay  and expense  of shipping bclo.w as heretofore.  JRAPES     Musct  4.1...: 15c.   Ih  i,t/ i  GRAPES     _ Black -.   21hs for 25c.  LEMONS  (large)   ��������� :  30c.-per dozen   '  WATERMELONS   ' .', 7..     50c.  and   fOc    each.  PEACHES    .".... ' -. ���������   2 lhsfpr-25c.  PEARS,   California  Bartlett  '   ...-:.,  3 lfcs for 25c.  APPLES   in 401b boxes .....'.  '.... 90cts.,  $1.00,' $1.'23 per  box  PLUMS     We have received   roday -75 boxes of     ���������-  * ' -*- *��������� ^  good fruit and will'sell    Cheap.   \>-~    "'"-���������'',  PRUNE  PLUMS,      THIRTY    BOXES   JUST   ARRIVED.    '  Fresh Eggs and Cowichan  Butter  Always on Hand  'ii  -JUJ4;'  24     Mens' Tweed Pants���������all  Sizes, REGULAR $2.50.   f-  Special $ 1.25  4 Doz. Mens' Colored Shiits,  some of the best makes,  REGULAR  $1.25  Special 75c.  200     Boys' Serge and Fancy  Tweed    Suits, in Fauntleroy,.  Norfolk, and  Russian.  REGULAR  $1.50.   if. 00  Special $2,95  Five Dozen Flowing End Ties  washing silks, ,  .    REGULAR 75c. to $1.00  Special 50c,  11     Do/   Mens' Negligee and  Regattla Shiits, W. G. & R.  make,    placed into stock today.     Sonu of the prettiest  and    Nobbiest     patterns we  have ever handlied.  Ladysmith M Ditt'i;  tstlbltslKlt  Launch and PUasure Boats , el All  d������ficriptieiis for Hire."- Beats built  to cider and-Repaired. Spaen ears a  Speciality.-     >  HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT , BUILDERS. -  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  OAT ACRE ST  LADYSMITH  Mannfacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn  None but Union I<ab   Ktnploy ed  H J. BOOTH, Prop.  '    NOTICE.   ;'       ' " -"  '   From'    this date"the undersigned  "will  not be  responsible for any,'indebtedness     incurred 'except on     a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Maehin. -���������  |   V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVEL-  |       ������PMENT CD., LTD.        \  Nen Personal LiabiNty.  Victoria, B. C, May. 18th, 1905.  $1.25 Each  48  Blouses   jn Linen Netting  Linen,   Etc.   Reg.   $2.50 to $1.  Special $1,00  12    Blouses, White     Muslin,  Ah Wing & Co,  Merchant Tailors  Ladles' and dents' Clothes Made to  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTY 'VI.  LADYSMITH,  B.  C.  NOTICE  Another cni'load   of Ogilvics'  Royal   liour  law.  HoiiselKild   flour just   received  direct  j    Mr.     Snvith-('url>>: an-.'  myself cs-  froin  the mills hy Blair & Adam.      !   la'blished   just  such   a c-<> .imission    a  UW..M...,l..,..JI.l.lJl'Jg.  ������^|.i^.l^^a.' .y  S^SSB^^S^^^^S^^^^^^S^^S&l^^^SI^^.  IS' SUITS  N SERGE AND TWEED  At Half Price To Clear  CALL EARLY AND GET A BARGAIN  MUST BE SOLD TO MAKE ROOM  Morrison's, Ladj&raith, B. C.  mLMrMim   Bfc���������H3&.      ���������   ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ��������� TBI������BPH������NE  6-7  Notice is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Board of Licensing Commissioners of the City of  Ladysmith, I intend to make application for a transfer of the Reta 1  Liquor licence now held by me for  the premises k nown as the Queen'.;  Hotel, situate upon Lots L3 and 14,  block 75, Ladysmith, B. C, from myself to Leopold Lepas.  '   DESIRE HENRY.  -Ladysmith. 22nd July,  1905.  ���������"i������������������^���������������������������^^���������������-~*  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     |������      Notary Public  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 $51C besides improvements  /  W.G. Fraser  MerchantTailoiy  (ist Aveime)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice  GUNS   RIFLES  SHELLS  COMPLETE STOCK JUST  ARRIVED  and they   'include the following>��������� weil known make makes-  .PARKER & LEFEVRE SHOT  GUNS, SAVAGE.& WINCHESTER  RIFLES, BROWNING AUTOMATIC SHOT GUN,  KYNOCK,  EL  EY & VULCAN SHELLS: \   *-    '     "  J  LADYSMITH HARDWARE' CO., Ltd  Charlie   Dunn  I  i  MERCHAN T TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.,  Charles Dunn, of the above firm, v isits Ladysmith every Sunday for the  purpose of taking measuiemcnts and seeing customeis personally. May  bo seen at the Hotels. We guarantee all stock and a peifecl fit at the  lowest possible rates. Suits fiom 115.00 up. Pauls from $4.00 up. All  Hand-made. Full line of the Latest supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.  Dunn. i . i    , i i | t d ' I LiiiT  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If you can get first-class goods    at     low prices from a reliable  house" at home.  Thc  peddlais that call here try lo ^,ct ud of such  trash as they cannot sell at   home. If you get an article from    a  leliable firm you aie sure tha t the, goods  aie  a.s  represented, and  if you are not satisfied you have something to fall  back on as we  are here since this town was   fust stalled,  and hold  oui -reputation   as    a first-class   houiM.    We cany nothing pi our line  but thc  best quality of goods and sell  on  small   piofits,   as   cm   e^Mi^es  are small.    We have no fat salaiies  to  pay and  no   liaxc'.hm; expenses     Call-and compare our prices and oui   ^oods,  an i donjt l.c  decei\ed.  B.FORCIMflER  WATCHMAKEU,   J.EWEL.GK, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    X   XX      Ladysmith,   B.C  For Sale���������Two   fine lots,  each 60x120, centre ol City, $250  and assume  morlgdge of     $400.  To Rent���������Nice   house   on  Third Avenue, corner lot,. $G mo.  For  Sale���������ioo   acres    of  land  in Cedar District $265  ForSale--2  sheep farms  en one of the Gulf Islands, considerable- improvements. For.  the Two $450  For Sale���������4-roomed house  $350  For Sale���������7-roomed house  $550  To Rent���������First class hotel  business, best location.  Stoves  itoves^  We are making them of the Newest    Pattern and Latest j]  Styles.  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK     ' . " j]  Our Prices are Reaaoha,  hie  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BL AIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS^  LAD^STITi-I IRM & STJVe VVJRX5 CO,, LTD.  FOR RE^T.  The hotel apartments of the Portland    Hotel,     consisting  of  twenty  rooms,      including   kitchen,   pantry,  store-rooms,  14  bedrooms,   well   furnished,  ate'.-"--'The ���������������������������house,   without  the  bar, .will be leased by the undersigned   at  very  reasonable  rates.     Call  and look over   the premises. A good  boarding house keener can do  well.  ANGELO TATE,  Proprietor.  From this, data on five cents   will  buy a nice,  cool  glass  of  beer       at  Jones'   Hote^.  Dr.R������B. Dieii  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason|  able rates.  High St.  Ladysmith!  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  II >vs"      School   Suits,      pants  anc|!  hats, half     price al Simon Leiser  Co,     Ltd., Make your    puruiusil

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