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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Aug 21, 1906

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 f Legislative A^r^mLY.;..,,.,; t  4ILY  :xl  , VOL.,a  TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 1906.  JRICE FIVE CENTS  BEAR AND FISHi  ARE PLENTIFUL  lent spoil, and state that all the  salmon wanted can be had for the  Lilting, out there. Many' Indians,  Japs, and white men aie engaged in  fishing, and all are making money.  A canneijman uom New- Westminster called at the Gap; and offered  as high as 30 cents per fish, stating that his company would call for  same thiee tunes a week. One of  the party states that it would bflBn  easy matter to make as high as $20  per day as' long as these prices pre-  vail.        j  - While, a few salmoiu have been  caught in the bay lecently, they are  expected in in large numbers short-.  Mr. Harry Carroll and several ' ly, and foi tlie next few weeks local  others returned last- evening from a fishermen ,, should enjoy themselves  fishing tiip toCowichan Gap. Tho tiolling in-the harbor and fishing  party report ~ having enjoyed   excel   Irom the' wharves-   "     - J > ?������  Yesterday the crew of the ccoal'  train running between here and Ex.  tension had a rather unusual experience while on the road. rThey had  reached b/reuton's crossing, about  three miles above the city.Avhcn an  old bear and three cubs were seen  crossing the tiack just ahead of the  engine. As the tiain passed the  crew practiced - all the twists and  twirls on the' ibasebal 1 field which  they'knew or had read about while  -throwing pieces of coal at-the animals. The - latter' were pi-'otyubly  driven in close to town by tlie bush  fire which is'raging in that-vicinity  WIS  CMDIDMS  GOTO  ^_ c.-r-ijw*;  -St  'jWKVrvpE?-* ~zf&<������93. ^jr.  mmu  -������HH������-  SAD DROWNING  , ACCIDENT  ���������^V  St.  Paul,',   Minn., , Aug.  21. '-L A  sad drowning,casualty of more than  usual sadness    occurred at; Cormor-  . ant Lake,     seven    miles from Lake  >Parkv Miun., this afternoon, tluce  youngs women, being the victims.  They were" Miss^Fannic King, aged  '17,'a "daughter of Attorney A. S.  King, Misses' Nellie and Lena , Jol-  dan, aged respectively 20 and 18, sisters,"- daughters " of Mrs. Elizabeth  Jordan.-;,.,- All the victims lived at  Lake Park./*- , '.-.-_.-;' ^ _ \  A dozen or more young people "of  Lake Park went to the lake for   a  .week's outing!"1 j,Ten young-men", andi  women were^da'la raft.- -When 'our  STEAMER   AGROND  - Honolulu, Aug. 20���������The Pacific  Mail steamship Company's steamer  Manchuria j.s aground on the reef at  Rabbit Island. The wind,is beginning; to bl,ow .and lhe sea is rising- a  bout tlie 'Manchuria, \vhich~as- maintaining'' her position, one of considerable; peril, 'despite the land^ pro-,  tf-clion   from the swell.  One of tho officers said We saw  land, which we supposed to be Mn-  -apmi I'Oim at ii.'ij o (Jock, anil at  ������our the coui&e oL.the ship^was" ttl-  uued , south- by'halt a, point oa^i  At< <t:07 we saw"* land on, the port  oOw,   tlie    engines .weie   iinmodiatelj  -re.vetsed   and- luilJlipeedi;u.&i������?i-fi: snjjnar  from shore .about a hundred' yardsij ied   but   at,   ������10 che ve&MiU   tOQlC  they became exhausted, and in some  way the 'whole" party was* thrown into tlie water. There were four  girls in th������ party, one, of whom was  rescued by a boy on shore. Two of  the girls were .taken out before life  was extinct, hut although aid was  almost immediately on hand, they  could'not be revived.  ������������������__ o ���������  ihe .ground.     Tlie   well   was  sounded  and it was   lound the ship wus ~rignt  nut, ue    got   all   I'he    boats       ready  and took soundings aiound thj steam  er. He found that   she was m -live  and a hull   tathoms    ol   water     aft,  and lout, and  a tjuaiLer  aimd-.hip.^  Claik Giitilth, who in the old days  played- baseball out in the jungles ol  Washington, has -told a stoiy in the  IN THE BOUNDARY MINES..  A' rich strike has been made in, the  Prince Henry at the 170 foot   level.   J0&st th:a brings,him in the    hme-  An cigkt-inch vein of 'antimomal sil-   h������hl ab A picvaucatoi of no    mean  ver has     been opened, and is being  followed by the drift. '  High grade ore has h|een encountered in a -winze -being sunk 30 tcet  from No. 2 tunnel on the Eureka  mine.   _  An entirely unexpected strike was  made this week on the Crescent  claims. While work was in piogiess  straightening out the old working  shaft a 20-inch vein of high guule  silver-lead ore was found. Assays  run from $101 to $36)8 a ton.  A lead four feet'in width has been  found on the Grecncago'minc. The  ore carries values in gold and silver,  with a trace of copper. Fiee gold  is visible without a glass.  ';  The shaft on the Crescent mine is  being sunk from the 130 to the 200  foot level and the width of the ore  body and its values are increasing  with depth. Assays now run from  $80 to $lMr a {ton ' in gold and si 1-  vev. No stop'ing or:��������� drifting will he  done until the 200 foot level is  reached, by which- time the seven-  drill compressor plant will he installed.   ,  The five-starnp mill on the   Carmi  rnflne on the West Fork is to .start  up at once,    as  will the  additionalS  five stamps now being installed.  -'���������-:h=L: ��������� .. -WHY  Why is it that your inipovcrisheu  friends have no scrupled in borrowing from you, when they claim that  they ������ee too proud to let their rich  relatives know they are  in want?  Why is a kiss something .which  once given, cannot be taken hack,  but is often returned.  Why is it that the fellow who"  thinks he knows (it all is usually the  one who knows nothing?  Why'should the prohibitionist kick  when he finds water in the milk?  :   Why is it when wc expect, trouble  .and it comes not, wc are angry?  Why is it that the man who asks  for your candid opinion, does not  want it���������if it is not already his  own?" | i ,  ..     i ���������     |  incut.  The .stoiy was punted m the Rutland, VI., News. It appeals that  Gin's stoiy that Seattle hat! a left  fielder whose arm was as dead as  Waiuescs 11. and nearly as dead as  rtamescs 1 lie couldn't" even lob  the-ball back into the diamond.  In a close game one afternoon  against Butte at Butte one of the  Butte players hit a long fly to left  ueld, and the dead ami man went in!  puisuit ot it. The field was lined  with carnages, and near the loul  line stood a huclchoaid to which  were hitched two wild mustangs. As  the dead aimed ball playei came  tearing along after Lhe foul, the mus/  tangs got scaled and started to lun  away.1 < i  .The dead aimed man caught ihe  hall, and the ninner on third base  slaitecl home, loitering along, knowing. the fellow couldn't throw him  out. The dead armed man after his  jumping catch kept-right"cm, and before he could stop,he collided with  the runaway buckbpard and'fell oyer  into ' 'it. The- .runaways..- dashed  across the. field. The base runner  dodged; to avoid them, and the dead  armed ���������man, leaping from the . buck-'  board, tagged Lhe runner on the line  and completed the double play.  ' Nelson,-Aug. 21.���������The result of the  libelal meeting yesterday evening in  the boa id of trade rooms was . the  preliminary nomination of J. Fred,  liumc and oi Di. Hall foi the Liberal candidacy in this tiding at the  forthcoming provincial election. No  ballot to decide which should be the  final choice of the party "was takci^  that raattei being deferred until the  annual meeting foi the election ' of  ofiicers. which will take place - on the  third .Thursday in September the  20th- proximo.       i  , Tlie meeting was called to order  -very sdioitly aftet So'clock with president Dockstea-der ,ia .,&ke chair,.  there being some 30 members then  present. " but before.8:30 o'clock so  many more members of the,association, which is ,veiy strong in " tb*  city, had swaimed in that there wa^  no' kmgei anything but standing  room.  The chief business of the meeting  .which was the . .consideration of a  candidate to, be proposed by the association, unanimously and as- a body, was'then quickly gone into. The  names of J. Fred Hume, Dr.,'Hall,  and S.. S._ Taylor .were' mentioned,;  the latter-gentleman, however, politely declined, saying''that' he had  sacrificed, himself on'the political altar unsuccessfully at the last election and that - he" had ho. intention,  ot doing io ; at' the-present moment  .in this riding.- 'THis left the choice  oi the association betweeu 'the other-  two gentlemen,' both" ��������� ofl whom were  subsequently put in nomination.-" '  AF4������l SET>AS APPENDIX IS CUT.  I ??^!l?^.^^y>Ueion������^ csurgcon  was ��������� perfoiming a", delicate operation  on the_ bones oi Win. Reid's ;riglit  arm another was removing the- patient's- appendix'. - J The- dual operation was performed at the Clara  Barton hospital, Los Angeles. ' Reid  now has .the unenviable record of  having undeigone five surgical operations in twelve months. His ultimate recovery is looked upon as certain. , Moie than a year ago he suffered a bioken arm. The bones did  not knit" and during the last year it  has been necessaiy to break ��������� the arm  three times to facilitate knitting. ���������  Chicago Record-Herald.  3L������������  WEEKLY MEETING  OF COUNCIL  -^���������^>  JLeni&tou.    Mo.,   Aug.    2U���������saniuol  mu  deimen Campbell,  Patterson and Ur  ,.,������������������.���������,      ,     ���������,.   , . i on    conducted    the    business of the  Uompei.s,  meiidbiit   oi cnu   Auiciuauj  council last evening, and as    there  was no new work on chand, the session was a short one. Only one  communication was to hand, being  a  letter  from   Dr.  Fagan,  ot     i^ic-  llis Worship "Mayor Nicholson,  Al- made regarding the use of tlie present    grounds,     and   that  something  ii'cdeiation   oi       J^aboi-.   openc-a  -umpaiga   against   Congi> . ..,.  Llc-lK-lU   ,hOlc   COUIghl,    ttUUll   Jiu       tool.  th.'J.l'laUorui   uuu .sounded tho  tocsin  ior orgaiukid laboi      m its attempt  cb,secure Uiw  olouiou   to-me houw.'lolu' lc������ttrdI������>S ^ disinfecting machine, City Clerk Stewart having}-writ*  ol ropieseiaatn e*>     ol men wno   wiiL  at least admit the uuuiev. oi laboi-S  ten   to    Di. Fagan ior information.  As the clerk had been authorized to  challenge'- m co^uou" ������ith the torn obtam    d maclune of,some deswi  ing campaign.- : Uou foc Uus WQrk( h<J oi^er^    om  Ur.   Uonipei-s   uruved  today     aud iccomincmied    by  Victoria's    health  was  escorted - to ins hotel. At dinner he was! the guest oi nuwetous  city ofhcials and Maine Demociats.  A procession through the streets wa-*  followed by1 a rousing meeting, at  which ,Air. ,'Goinpers' lciterated the  statements' made by the Central Oo-  ixiiUeu..qf the' American Fedoiation  of Labor _iik launching llie preseut,  campaign. A  lie called'!attention to the tact  that for nuin.y years laboi lepresen-  <tati\es ,haA;^ been unable Lo secure  the ordinary.' recognition on tho  floor  of    eitlior   of  the   two  branches  would have to , be done about it. He  suggested that some lime be procured and dumped over the garbage until such  time as' the council    could,  procure a new dumping' place.     The  Mayor   had    given  instructions     to  Road Foieman Callendar to procuro  the lime.      Regarding the necessity  of procuring new grounds ' as    soon  ���������as    possible,   various incidents were  related    demonstrating the nuisance  which the    present    place is to   the"  public.     One experience related was  that of a man who bad been   hunting dog-wood, and before he    knew  where he had wandered,  found himself in the middle of < the refuse pile.  The experience    was'anything   (rbut  pleasant.    It is the intention of the  council, as soon as the new    wharf  is completed,  to endeavor to cut   a  toad leading from the wharf    road  after    crossing the tracks , to    tho  many  of Cqngrcss j.uul cited the  bills that hiue been lolled because  they wore prx'fcned measures of the  American  Federation of   Laboi  oflicer  Aid. L'len, of the sticet committee  reported that he had, during the  u eek visited Kitchener street, fiom  which place a request had been, pie-  leueil foi an extension ol the new  sidewalk, in the alderman's opinion it' is not necessary to extend  this walk at, the piesent tune. There  still lemains about forty feet of the I beach, where, tjjey have permission  present walk to be built, ioi which J to dump the city garbage. Until  ihe lumber is on the ground, and. such a time, -however, it will be ne-  as this would bring the walk pretty ' CCSsaiy to use the present grounds,  well up to the side of the hill, Mr. I just \w0re adjourning, someone  Uien did not think it advisable to suggested that owing to the electric  continue same. it was decided to light bill being killed, there did not  lay the mattei ovei at least until seem to he much work before the  the piesent sidewalk is completed, council. Mayor Nicholson stated  and a petition of some kind is for- that while there were no new by-  waided to the council. I iaws to consider, there were    some  Aid. Patteison, while he had no old,ones which should be amended,  lepoits to make, stated that he j For instance, the Trades ,&- Licenses  thought it about time some work By-law. There was a clause in this  was being done m the East ward, j which stated tliatJ at circus, show,  Hatepayeis had been after him to' etc., playing in the,city and not us-  iiave some woik done, and he had jng a regular licensed house,, should  tneil to comply with their wishes.' pay the sum of ten dollars per day. ,  So fai he had been unsuccessful. He As an instance of the workings of  v had told several of. them that if he   this clause.    His Worship mentioned  Why is a srifall hi a mod jiet son like was not successful soon, -he did not the lecent visit -of the Merry-go-  a. small neelcva" hottler> 'BecauseJthiJ'tliuik 'tt"'much'.use for" him- to at- round.. The proprietor,"'''' Mr?"������itirk,  less   they    have   in them the   more   tend' the-council meetings. had been willing to pay a reasonable  The question of garbage grounds heense^to place his machine in the  was once more brought up for dis- city,< but could not do so owing to  cussion by a leport of Mayor Nich- the exorbitant tax imposed. While  olson to the efiect that, some time no action was taken last evening,  ago lie had received a letter from the matter will likely come up for  Mi. Solly, of the E. & N., to the further consideration in the near fu-  effect that    complaints were    being   ture.  " '       t CONUNDRUMS.  , When can^filonkev'he spclleb - with  one letter'   When it is "U"  (you).  , What    fastens     (wo    people,    yet  .touches only one'  A wedding ,iing.  '.Why  is "I"'the luckiest of all the  vowels?"'"Because it Ss the cenfie ol  bliss..'.   >~?  HOPES FOR CANCER CURB.  London.���������As the results of the inoculation of 100,000 mice, scientists,  it is said, are now able to produce  at will in mice all the features of  spontaneous cancer and to protect  healthy mice from all the consequences of inoculating them with experimental cancer. This having  been achieved, Dr. Bashford, who  has conducted the experiments, adds  that it is not too much to hope  that further developments of experimental stud} of cancer will yield results having direct bearing on the  nature of the tieatment of the disease ���������New York Herald.  noisethey make in pouring it out  ^What is the. longest word   in    the  Knghslu language'      Smiles-Hl>cc.uise  theie is a mile between  the hist and  last letters  Why aie potatoes and coin likosin|  neis of olden tunes' Because,'' having eyes they see not, and ears ami  ear not.  Alls Dave Muriay left this morning foi Vancouver. From there she  will hbaid the Pnucess May for  Dawson wheie she will join- hei hus-  band; Mr. and Mrs. Mm ray intending to make then home in that  country for some time. Last evening the Rathhone Sisteis tendered  Mis. Muriay a faicwell party, and  a most enjoyable evening was- the  result. Songs, recitations, speeches,  refreshments, etc., occupied the time  most agrceahly, until an early hour  this morning, vWion the party broke  up, each membci bidding Mis Muriay good-bye and wishing her    and  ATTEMPTED TO  , BURN HALL  Winnipeg, Aug. 21.���������A dastardly at  tempt to hum the city hall last  night was frustrated only by the  piescnce of two cleiks who were  working over houis. The fue was  stanea in a pile of paper and other  rulibiah in the caretaker's quarters,  and was burning when the clerks  who u-eic woiking in the assessor's  her husbund the best of health   and I office,  immediately over the fire, felt  ������������������^���������fr^-  CUTS HIS QUEUE  TO GET WIFE  -M-*-  luck in their new home.  Mr. Tony Waskctt, proprietor ol  the -.-Ladysmith Transfer stables, lost  a' valuable horse on Sunday last the  animal being run over by the local  train between Extension and Ladysmith.  New York. ��������� That Mrs. Rlusscll  Sage will use a large part of her  husbiand's millions to enlarge and endow tlie Emma Williarcl school at  Troy, N.Y., and develop the institution into a.igreat college for women,  is the expectation of those who have'  been closely . associated with Mrs.  Sage. This institution enjoys the  distinction of having received tlie  only largo benefaction made by Russell Sage during, his long years of  successful money getting. Both his  first wife and the present '-widow  were .graduates from the school, then}  known as the Troy Female Semin  ary.���������Mail. x  FIND STORE OF HONEY.  San Francisco.���������An immense store  of honey has been discovered between  tho yearns and joists of the residence-  of Mrs. j. U. Nazry, at. No. 1,018  Schrader street. It was evidently  the accumulation of years, for the  honey formed a solid mass (i inches  thick, two feet wide and fourteen  feet high, extending from the base-  the first story, and completely fill-  ment to the beams which supported  ing a section "of the wall. The bees  entered their storehouse through a  knothole in a Hoard. ������������������ New York  Herald. '  BREWERY 300 YEARS OLD.  Munich,���������A new book on the black-  brown beverage that delights Bavarians' visitors "to this city, and    the  DAILY STEAMER TO  / ND FROM SEATTLE  This week a daily steamer service  between Vancouver and Seattle has  been inaugurated by the placing on  the nin, in conjunction with the R������a-  mona, of the Steamer Wa-ialealc,  which will inn Tuesdays, Thursdays  and Saturdays. The ;W.aialeale was  taken off the run the early part of  the year to maintain- a daily vferry  service between Seattle and Nanaimo, hut for some reason the steamer was only on the run for a very  short time. Since being off duty,  the steamer has been thoroughly overhauled.  JOKERS MANACLE  MAN AND (URL  Brooklyn���������A very young man and  a very young woman, manacled, entered police headquarters at ahbut  two o'clock in the morning in a  state of perturbation. Somebody  had slipped a pair of handcuffs on  them    in    a house on Schcrmerhom  the heat and made an investigation.  The\ at once alaimed the caretaker  uho tinned on the hose and extinguished the blaze without the aid of  llie fuenien. Beyond blackening the  walls and ceiling of the loom the  damage was inconsiderable. It has  been the custom of the caietaker to  allow the ruljbish to accumulate-for  a few days before destroying it. He  thinks that some evil-minded person'  must have cliimbfed through the basement window and dropped a match1  into the pile with the intention o-f  binning the hall.  well-to-do the world over, will soon  be. issued.     Advance sheets say that street, not more than   a   block from  the ITofbrau is about 300 years old, the headquarters building.  The haiul-  but until 1814  turned out beer     for cuffs were of  the conventional    pat-  the royal family,  the court and ofli- tern, with    a slotted bar, imprison-  Lewistin, Idaho, Aug. 20.���������Ah Singt  the only-Chinese in Oiifino, is minus  his queue, and the citizens ot that  Clearwater town are hoping that he  will now leave the community. He  lost his hair by imbibing too freely of whisky and while laboring under the delusion that if he cut off  his queue, he could secure a white  wife.  Sing oanie to Orofino some weeks  ago, to cook in a hotel. His presence was objected to by many citizens of the town. When Sing left  the hotel he sought to rent a bunu-  mg in which to iun a Chinese laun-  diy. lie was unable to rent one, Duij  one was built for him. The other  evening Sing got to drinking with  several commercial men. While under the intlueiice: of liquor they induced the Chinese to cut off his  queue, making him believe that if he  did so lie, could win a white .wife.  The next morning found Siug without his hair, the men gone, his ihearti  broken, citizens laughing at him,  and no nearer, to a white wife than .  he had been before.  HOOK SEALS HIS LIPS.  cials only. Hofbrau was originally  established because the then dukes of  Bavaria couldn't find any beer at  home worthy to be drunk at the  royal ta-hle. Being forced to import their tipple, they sometimes toa-^  to go without their favorite beverage and     not   'Infrequently received  ing the wrists of the young couple.  At first.the thing was considered a  joke and the pair sat tied together,  wondering when the man.would como  and release thorn. The hours sped oni  but the joker, if he had the key,  did not appear. He had probably  gone home to  bed.    Detective   -Wal  sour and unprofitable, stuff.  For this tcr     Robinson     released the  young  and    other  reasons  Duke William' I. prisoners and they left the    station,  ordered the erection of a bowery in thanking  the officer  with  much   cn-  1580,l,and the Hoflirau has flourished thusiasm for his kindness.���������Brooklvn  ever since.���������New York World, Eagle.  LUMBER,! ACKfCONVBRl i I  AS   HE    WORKS  Cfalcton, Pa.���������The Sweden Valley  Methodist church has lost its pastor  Rev. William Matteson, he having  gone, -bnck to work in the lumber  woods oi the Lyman Run district.  Rev. Mr. Matteson 'years'ago was  the erackcrjacR 'r$nk peeler of the  Potter county lumber woods. One  day he dropped into a little church,  heard the sermon, was converted.  He became a regularly' ordained  minister, and for q.uite a number of  years he has. conducted successful  pastorates. But, recently he conceived the idea of becoming a missionary among the lumihewnen of  Potter county, and resigned his pastorate. The fact thft lie is a woods;  man himself, understands the men's  vicissitudes, can sympathize with  and help them, .makes him particularly well adapted for the work. The . ..   men pay him the greatest, respect.���������I phone.    It was,an hour later   before  New York World. * the barbs were removed.  Lawrenceville, Pa.���������Instead of   returning with a string of fish, Leonard Congjer, of East Corning, caught-  himself and ha-d to come home to be  released.  Conger was fishing- for pickerel, using a regulation fly hook, with a  triple prong. In making a cast the-  caught the, brim of his hat. He gave  the refractory cord a jerk, and one  of the hooks fastened itself in his  upper lip. In trying to extricate it  a lower prong caught his lower  lip, and Conger found it impossible  to open his mouth.  With his lips fastened togtether and,  his fly attachment tickling his nose,  he rowed a half mile up the Chemung river against the current and  made his way home, where he waited speechless for tho arrival of a  doctor,  who was summoned by tele-  i  ---'.,,  ^%-vvr^ r���������;p.scrf.r.v~������'*v^ j.i���������r 'Ik ���������iIZ.S.t.ttwKl  ���������Wy^te^H^���������. ,--r r-r *..  -     \   ' ','    '  i.  THE LADYSMITH DAILY LEDGER  liir daily mm  ri:'jll������hei every day except Sunday  ���������BY-  TIIB DAILY LEDGER COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH.  SUBSCRIPTION.  'One Ye������r (In advance) $5.00  Oue Month  _ ... _  50 cents  TUESDAY  Aug.   21,    1906  The Growing Northwest.  .- Calgary. Aug. 20���������It is believed  the final census returns will show  that Alberta has a population of  180,000,  and Saskatchewan  330,000.  H  jMS  VBnnipeg~Vancouver~St.Jol  T  [he   Ladysmith Hardware  DEATH OF AN M.V.  Kincardine, Aug. 20���������Leonard T.  Bland, conservative member of parliament tor North Bruce, died al  bis home near here yesterday aged  53 years, lie had been in pool-  health for about a year although  Able to attend to his parliamentary   duties   during the past session-  ������������������������������������o   STABBED TO DTCATII  Mount Vernon, N. Y., Aug-. 20.���������  lAngelo M. - Gladastofora was killed  early today by an unknown Italian' DEFECT, IN SPEECH '  ,who escaped. Gladastofora niarte V ' COSTS MUCH MONEY  grimace at his asseilant, and fori Eddie Kaufman, better known as  'this trivial offence was stabbed to ��������� the Java Kid, tells a good story on  (death with a ���������razor- This is the j Barney Schrei-bei, the St. Louis  third murder in this countiy in tho! bookmaker, to the truth of ������ which  week. The police have arrested hnltj he nukes afhdavit.  a dozen Italians but ihoy aro held nsj Schreiber was booking once upon  .witnesses. a time when a horse named Joe   o                      ' Donohue stalled.     The odds against  KILLED BY AUTOMOBILE          I hlm   w'ere 5   lo  J'   and  thele was   lV  Montreal.       Aug.    20-Tho  in,,,....-.' coimidcrabtehUy  on him.   on the   body   of Little   Sarsflolcl Fie   SLIVLMER DJAKRllOEA  All Kootenay  Steel Range  wearing parts  are made extra heavy  soiiu- of the bettors hud discovered  Sciireiber's mistake. The tickets all,  called for Donohue to run lo show  and as Schicihei's sheet writer had  so lecorded the bets, Ihey had to  he paid.  -Toronto Montreal  Henry Elliot I, Esq., of Sherbroolce  N.S., lnspectoi- and Supt. of Bridge'  Construction for Nova Scotia,  says:"  "A bottle of MINARD'S LINIMENT cured me of a very severe  sprain of my leg, caused by a fall  while building a bridge at Dohcrty  Creek,  Cumberland  Co."   -  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby &Iven that I intend to apply .to the Board of , Licensing ( oihinissioners at their next  sitting, (ol a transfer of the retail  liqvioi U������-;i-ie now held by me Ior  tlie.P, i- .--.(I Hotel, Ladysmith; from  invsel   t<> '.'lii'istina Hoggnn.  D. B. HYND.  Ladysnmh, Qth Aug., 1900. Im  The n-i ncy came in fast on Joe  Donohue and SchrciWer, who was talc  ing, the coin, kept on calling to his,  sheet and ticket waters, "Show .Donohue, 5 to 1"; "Show Donohue,  100 to 20"; "Show Donohue 50, to  10," and other hels as well. He  couldn't, say Joe to save his    life.  The  race    -was    run  and  Donohue  came in third.      Then it was     that  IN CHILDREN  ming,      who was killed by an automobile   on Laehine   Road last     Saturday night was held  today and re-     During the hot weather of the sum-  suited    in  a verdict      of    excusable jmer months the first unnatural loose-  fcomicide.    The  automobile   was  dri-'ness of a child's bowels should have  ^en by J. B. Allan, one of tho  .well known shipping family rnnd F.  E. Meredith, leading lawyer. The father of the child expressed himself  satisfied  with the verdict.   o   Two Are Drowned.  Wlngham, Ont., Aug. 20��������� A sad  drowning accident occurred here 30s  terday resulting in the loss of two  lives. A number of boys were bathing- when Frank Mee got beyond his  depth, and being unable to swim  was seen to be in danger. Clayton  Qrisdale jumped in. He was clasped  by Atee and both sank together. Tlar  old Buchanan jumped in to try and  save both, but he was seized vby  Gmdnle and dragged under but  managed to free himself. Both bodies were recovered but life was extinct.  immediate attention,] bo as to died*  the disease before it becomes serious.  All that is necessary is a few doses  of Cham'berlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy followed by a dose  of castor oil to dense the'system.  Rev. M. O. Stockland, Pastor ol ihe  first M.E. Chinch, Little Falls, Min-  ncsots, writes: "We have used Chamberlain's Coiic^' Cholera and Diarr- | *  h{,c Keraedy for several years and  find it a very valuable' remedy, especially for summer disorders in children."   Sold by Ladysmith Pharmacy  tar MUk Ms  i  f  11st. .Avonus, Ladysmith, B. C |  j ILL fa^ Prop. I  MANUFACTURER OF      |  I Carbonated Beverages, i  Ginger   Beer      |  Fruit Syrups |  Box   248 t  O.  fitfjiS.  ii  ���������.���������   $  The formation of an exceptionally j rcj  strong syndicate was completed Sat5 "1  urday morning in Victoria, lt will  have for its purpose the exploitation of the resources of Vancouver  and adjacent islands in marble  sandstone and other building n:al-  ������rials.  j IT DEFIES  COi^I PETITION  In New Westminster on Saturday,  the Royal City team added another  win to their list, defeating the Maple Leafs, of Vancouver 5 to 4. On  Sept. &t.h, Vancouver and New Westminster meet again to. settle the  game played by them on Aug. 4th,  which was protested and ordered 10-  played.  DIED  IN   VICTORIA.  (Associated   Press)  Victoria, Aug. 20.���������Mrs. Uharhs  Man-, formerly of Prince Alb'jrt.  Saslc, wife of Charles AlaLr, trowel! known Canadian author pas.-i-d  away on Saturday the 18th ui<a ,  at ihe ngii of 57 ������������������ from cerebral hemorrhage. The attack occurred in ihe  street car on the evening of the 34.  Deceased lady was taken to the Royal Jubilee MoHpital, but never ro-  covpred   consciousness.  Mrs. Malr and h������:r husband wore  well kaiown throughout the Northwest and occupied a prominent place  in its history and tlfvolopment. llnr  death will be groatly regretted by  hundreds of those who knew her for  her amiable and hospitable qualities. The funeral took place today  at Ross Bay cemotery.  u*wmMiMiia .t^/MOJUM  ^  /-. ������������������A  ������i .ffiste������L,.,i3  Union-made Capital & Nugget Cigars  GLASS     GLOBES  When you want a Glasf glolie  see that you get the glolie  with the rubber ring on it,  as it is the only kind that  can keep tho water out ��������� the  globes without the rubber ring  canBot keep out water, you  c&a sec that by examining  tfcem. The artificial flower  that is put into the globes  with the rubber rings, is guar  antoed to he the best, and if  KF you vani a globe with a  jjjj Rubber Ring, call at Mrs. T.  H X. Jonas, aa;ent for  i 15-"       HCNRY CREVV^  gj The ottly    place you can    get  I Them.  ���������f Sole Agent in B.C.   for    tho  I Freruh    Wreath Co., or   Lon-  | drt-       arts,   Melbourne,   S.A.,  .'. Cv . '������������������ ,.^-v Rd. & Milton St.  t -JANA1MO B.C.  a������2rs������a^5sssssls^aiffissjK������f������saga4,  EXCELLENT  Train Service!  Esquimalt   & Njnaimo K&iiway  STEAMSHIP SCHEDULE   :    "EFFECTIV E JULY, 18.  t^bdft^..  S.S. JO  Sails from Ladjsmith for Vancouver every TucmIiv at I! o'clock a.m.'  Sails from  Vancouver foi, Ladysmi lb every    M-aulrty   and    Tuesday, at  1:30 p. in.   "     '  Geo.L. Courtney,  District Psissoiiger Agent  58 Government St., Victoria, B.C.  ; |THE JONES HOTEL  ---WHITE   COOIti--  ... 1 -is,-*. -., . u-i ���������<-.  1     ami- ..  ���������\yHxrisl ;i. k#mi���������   '.  . EmiUoyedOnly.  (Half Block from Depot.)  O AT ACRE   STREET-     LadysmlUi  BETWEEN  mmt LONDON,  MONTREAL, QUEiliT"'  POSrtTUND, BOSTON,  lAndtUcjpilnlpiiinuainofcSOontof&of  Ontario, Quebec, and the|  r/iaritiririe Provinces.  A1S0 TO DUFFAL0, NEW YORK AND  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FAILS.  For.Tlmo TublCB, etc., ftddros3  I GEO. W. VAUX,  AB9latiint Gen'l l'usbengcr mid Ticket Agent,  135'adAMS ST., CHICAGO, ILL.  TNC COMrORTABUTWAY.  I   Ticket Vnd  Freight  Office,  75  Government Street.  '  2Tanscorttinental   Q  Trains Daily     L  The New-Train    -   .'  i I   C    NTAL LIMITED  The Train ol  Ease,   Eleganco, Excellence.  Every mile a picture; and  no smoUe to spoil the view.  Through Compartment, Observation and' Pullman Sleepers; also Through Tourist  Cars to Chicago.  At antic Steamship Business, to Europe  !    is our Specialty  Union    Terminals   with   all  Steamer lines.  Berth reservations  by  wirel,.  Great Northern S.S. Co.  for Japan and china.  Steamships Minnesota and Dakota sail Irom Seattle for Japan and China ports at Ire-  (fuenr dates. Exact sailing  dates can be secured upon application to any Great Northern representative.  S. G.' YERKES,  A.G.P.A., Seattle, Wash.  E. R. STEPHEN,  Gen.  Agent, Victoria. B.C.  tinderfNewJ Ma na'gmieni  HOTlEiC\&iltSbN  Jus. RrKcWell^Prop^ -  NAi^lJVlb  Commercial, Mens' beadav ictcrs.  Modern 'and     Strictly First Claw.  Fire1 Proof    Buildlig!""  Try Capital and Nugge* Cigars  c V  \)r a cool,> refreshing^-!  ;.B]A;-T-H  During the Summer ,  Monthsi Call on   thBmas.lewis _  Shaving Parlors, etc.,i   High Street  ."Best accommodation for. transient  ������nd- permanent boarders and lodgers.  QRA&b      HOTEL  ..This ,ne*^ Hotel has: been comfort-'  aMy furnisherl :and the-bar is up-to-  d* **���������,    3*i*a' H ���������������������������! ���������> -dajr- -' and - ap-  " .WM, BJByjJRIDQE, Prop,.  '���������ppiaiaif -*���������-:_>-: '������������������������'��������� Js< Ledtssaltli  II. J. Vffl  NURSERIES, & SEED HOUSES  1   o   -Large Stock of Homegrown  Fruit, and  Ornamental Trees  " now    matured for the   Fall  Trade. , '     ,  No expense, loss or^delay'  of .fumigation or inspection.'  Ileadqu-arleis    for    Pacific"  Coast grown Garden,  Field,  and Flower Seeds'in season."'  Bee Supplies, ^pray Pumps  ' Whae Oil Soap, Greenhouse  Plants, Cut Flowers, Bulbs  For Fall Planting  - We do business on our own  grounds���������no rent to pay and  are    prepared    to meet - all  coinpetftion.  Let me price your list he-'  . fore placing your order.  Catalogue Free.  M. J. HENRY,  3oio Westminster Road'  ' VANCOUVER  ��������� ..Dealers la,  ^Plumbing and  .    '" DONE AT    "  Reasonable Prices  J. ANDERSON  Leave orders at Peterson's Furn  ture Store, or telephone No 58.  Pianos ;& Qrgans  Ladysmith, B.C  Sunlight Soap Is better than other soapt, but  s best when used In the Sunlight way.  Buy Siinliitht S)"i,-������ .11J .'nilaw Directlan.-i  THE T^EE- COPPER CO., ttd.  I PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLD AND  1 ������        '���������'    -"        -SILVER ORES.      '  Srrie.lting Wprlca at  LADYSMITH,   B. C.  Light Teaming.    Wood ni-  Orders With   Hark     for sale.     Sen .1.  KEMP,  or   leave  W. CARTER,  PIRST   AVENUE  PHONE     6-0  ,9 .G.'&"3-    A  . First  Class  RIGS FOR HIRE  DELIVERED.  f  WOOD  AND UARK FOR SALE   AND  EXPRE. SS WORK.  DAVID  PHONfi 66  .O  LADYSMITH  "MAKE HAY WHILE  THE SUN SHINES."  There is a lesson in the work of  the thrifty farmer. He knows that  the bright sunshine may last but a  day *nd be prepares for the showers hi!  which are. so liable to   follow.     Sojfi  .'^should  be with  every    household. 'J SCOtl3008    BCSl..  Dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera 'morbus-may attack some of the    members of the  home without   warning.  Cbamibterlain'a    Colic,-   Cholera    and  Diarrhoea Remedy, which is the best  fc^wi,     remedy     for these 'diseases, j  ehould always     he kept at hand, as  immediate    treatment    is  necessary,  ���������and delay may prove fatal.   For sale  v.* r.advsmitli Pharmacy-  If nUDSOil'S BUT (0.  Sole   JfjMUx  for J>. <\  ..0"tt*.������..a"*.*ft' ���������"���������������.*..  ..������..������M������t.#.������������..0.*������M������..������..4..tft.ft.ia..6.,s..  ���������.���������..���������"������������������<������������������������������������"  ..������..c-������"C.������..  .���������������������������.���������������.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.������������������������������������������  i  STOVES! STOVES!  weiare making HEATERS and RANGES of  Latest Styles and Newest Patterns--We do  At I kinds of Foundry and Repair Work  Nickei Plating in aH its branches a Specialty  Ladysmith Stove & Iron Works Co. Lcl  TELEPHONE 53 P.O. Box 42.  Vancouver Island, B. G.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  HEAD OFFICE  I DUNCANS STATION.  ���������g ~~   .   ���������    .    -       *  *  *  t  +  *  +  *  %  General Manager. %  GITYMHRK6T  s   -        ; ���������' >���������  R. Williamson Prop  1st. Aveiuie Ladysmith B.C  '    v-v-;  I ,.;,;i!::.;..J     -.iv.iVi ,,.-:,���������,       .>���������,- -������������������'������������������  rSWM^H TRANSFER STABLE I  PtA^bS,  ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     KORNITUBE MOV-  ED PROMPTLY AND SAFELY.  Stabled in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  ' ���������,������������������.'      ��������� Abbotsford   *���������  Leave orders at   the  A.   J. WASKETT PROP.  ������������������+* + * -  <-  ���������f  t  ���������v-  I  ���������*****--**-**%%*-������*'Mk%*%V'������   - -������. *.-������-���������*.-*->-������.���������%.-%.���������*.O--*-���������������������������������%.���������������-<������,-%.^^-^^.^.  WM.  MUNSIE,  President    J. W.  CORURN, Managing Director.  '.'���������''���������"..  "���������'". Telephane 4-fa.  .c..������-.c..������..������-.a..������..*">..������.'>-'9..������������������������������.������������������"���������..a-���������������������������������������������"������������������'���������������������������������- ������������������������������������������������������.���������"���������>���������������������������������������������'  .���������.���������������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������������������������"���������'������������������������������������������������������������������������"���������**���������* ������"���������"���������"  PAINTING   AND   FAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done       -��������� Orders  Promptly    Execute  S.  ROEDDING    ------   LADYSMITH  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH- r    ^ w. ���������������������������     w**  Shingles a Specialty  MANUFACTURERS OF���������  Roiigh and-DresSed Fir and Cedar Lumbers  .,���������/.;   .!-    .���������;   ... ,,q   ...:'���������.,,,..  LATHS,  SHINGLES,  MO ULDINOS,      ETC.,    of   the BEST  QUALITY SEASONED.     AND ,DRIED    FLOORINGS     AND  FINISHING LUMBER IN STOCK  *  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4.  4  4  4  i  4  4  4  4  1 f\ *THE LADYSMITH   DAILY LEDGER  LODGES  kDYSMITH TEMPLE, No. 5.���������  Rathbone Sisters, meets in the Odd  fellows' Hall" every 2nd and 4th  Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m.  MRS. KATE'TATE,  "M. of R. & C.  UNITED ANCIENT ORDER OF  DRUIDS.  Wellington- Grove, No. 4, U.iA:O.D.  neets in the I.O.O.F. Hall, Lady-  nith, the Second and Fourth- W'ed-  csdays of each month, commencing  [Wednesday, 13th, 1905.  Visiting Druids are invited to al-  /md.    By Order  WM. RAFTER, Hoc.-Sec.  PATRICK BURK, N.A.  I'   HiLBERT '  >ads Them    Ail  IN  QUALITY  R. P. RITHET,  & Co.,  b  Pacific Coast   Agency.  Iv'IOTORIA. '���������'���������:   ���������'  ���������--    -:  Di.R.B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  Air work  guaranteed  and at reason-  '  able  rates.  RESIDENCE  AND .OFFICE  Gatacre (it LadyFitiith  Ofcu at all boms.  LADVS.ViilYI   JiAKfcttY  C1IOIOE    CAKES    AND   PASTRY  1 ALWAYS    l-'RESII   ON HAND  Wedding    Cake*  ^lade   to 'Order  FRUITS   AMD    CANDIES'OF, ALL'  KIN'DS.    tf'UESIl   BREAD   EVERY   DAY  Prices    are    ^Yery Reasonable. ,    All  Customers are Treated Alike.  HOP ��������� LEE * CO.  ON TT1F-    ESPLANADE.    '.    i     I  NEWS NOTES  FROM NANAIMO  ''Hill.-.   1     '.  The hanidsome sum of   $1800  been   subscribed    for   tho   benefit  Mrs.  Bedford, of Albcrni,  widow  has  of  of  the man who was accidently shot  last spring- by a hunter who mistook  liini for a deer. Among the contri-  butiis is Governor Mulnncs, of the  Yukon, who sunt his cheque for $50  Subscriptions were received from -all  parts of the A country. Tho unfortunate Mrs ..Bedford gave birth to  i wins a few days ago, making now  nine   children   left  in 'her sole ca������*c.,  ������jiroaMHWinwiqnw,i������JWW������  BOOTS & SHOES  REPAIRED  I. A. HERD,-  0BP������fOTffl^;���������3  A meeting in the interests of tho  Liberal party will be held in Wellington tomorrow night (Wednesday)  for the purpose of electing delegates  to the' convention " which is to be  held in* Alberni on tho 29th of this  month.  This convention will place a candidate in the field in the Alberni district    in  the Liberal   interests.  At the'meeting in'Wellington tomorrow night , the question will bo  discussed '' of boosting a .resident of ���������  that district for "the honor. Should  this be dono, the candidature will in  'all'probability   fall on Mr. Barnes.'  - -Prof-. -"Davis, the -aeronaut, who  was" to have made an ascension o-n  Saturday last on the Crickvst grounds  but was prevented from doing t>o  by'the collapse of his1 baloon, while  it was boinjg inflated will make an  ascension' from opposite lhe E. &  NT, Railway station on Saturday af  ternoon   at '1 o'clock.  This was decided last night at a  moetipg held hy the Foresters Ke-  uniou   Committee   ami Proi. i">iv\ is.  The Committee thought that be  fore paying the aeronaut ihe $100  an ascension should be made, in justice to' the people \\h,o had paid  their entrance money on Saturday  in cxpoclation of witnessing the event in conjunction with the clay's  sports on ,thc Cricket grounds.  The announcement that the baloon will go uj> on Saturday, will be  satisfactory news to many who  were disappointed in not "witnessing  the affair-'on Saturday last.  [Manufacturers of the Famous ���������  CUBAN   BLOSSO'l  lone bit   Union I,abor   Eoiploysd  n J.  BOOTH. Prop  ���������jcxBrt^iiBxrejaataimii  DAY SCHOOL    "  Uaual subjects taught; also Ian  ;uage������, drawing in' pencil and cray- I  ins, paint ng in oils and water cob J  ita, pianoforte and vocal lessons gi������r- J  in "classes or individually. j  iHSS BERTRAM,'     Ladysmith, B.C ]  all- :  ':  Wall S^apers  ON HAND  To be sold at HALF PRICE  Call on J.E. Smith  House and Sign Painter  RAYIVfaND   &   SONS' 11Manufacturers Of.-  IRONClAD   brand  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  ���������Dealers in���������  Lime,  Plaster Paris,   Driclc,  Fire Brief: and Vancouver island cement. ' ��������� <-  3 Pandora St. Victoria B.C.  Minard's Liniment cure*" Cold, etc.  WHOLESALE aBY.60.0DS  VICTORIA', B.C.  GENERAL BUOKSMITH SHOP  Miners' Drilling![Machines  MADE TO ORDER and.REPAIRED   AT  SHORT   NOTICE.      DRILLS  SHARPENED  BY US     ALWAYS   GIVE SATISFACTION.  '".���������PICKS HANDLED A   ND REPAIRED   . -S II I P S M I T DI I N G-    IN      k L L   ITS   B R A N C IIKR  Horseshoers and Genera1 Bracksmittis.  R. WRIGHT.  Buller Street -     -    -     -  L,ady������rxaitti, B C  ������  I ICE!    ICES    ICE!  Will be Delivered on Mondays,  Wednesdays.  Fridays and Saturdays  Order* must he in by eleven o'clock on day of Delivery,  rewint Bo-  - Yesterday at the Nanaimo office  of the C.P.R. a quiet well dressed  stranger called on Mr. W. F. Archibald, Manager of the local office,  and stated that he wished to send  a message^t\aclc lo Truro, N.S... Mi-  Archibald talked some time with  the stranger, looted up rates and  remarked 'that he once knew Truro  well. 'Well, said t'ho stranger',- 1  guess" yon did, X am' yoiir brother LR- Easlham  Richard.  The brothers had    not met   for 32������  years.     It  is .needless to', add     that|  they   will,do" some   visiting':   during i . J.   Eastham  the' next    few days.       .'"   .'       . *>���������-   Gordon  The gun shoot held on Saturday  morning . and afternoon in- connection ' with the Forresters Day Re-  iwion, was' a most .successful one, a  large number of contestants taking  part. '���������' ��������� ^  The following were the results:  _   3st, Ten Singles.   _^  Jas.  Eastham   10  T.   Hodgson  ;'  9  John Eastham   8  -'  2nd, 15 "Singles.  Jas.  Eastham    12  C.Martin .". : 12  D.   Cordon  ....'. 11  .'.... 11  A.  Baxter   10  J. England > '.. 10  "     3rd 15  Singles.  T.' Hodgson    6th, 15' Singles  John Eastham  -...13  John Eastham  ...13   .g. ^ present ^  full  swJa&   ^ to  Jas.  Eastham  ...; .12  da-y Vffl be ^usy   With'-the discuss  R.  Eastham ������������������  . ���������rv imnnrtn.nt    business     ir  The Ancient    Order  of     Foresters C(mn0ctI<m , wRh lhe 0rder in  >1he  Grand    Banquet will'be held tonight '        ���������. .      ��������� ,},  . .. ^i        ������t-i district. ���������       ���������     '���������*���������      ���������'   ,  .  in   the   Dining room  of  the     Wilson . yesterday  Hotel   at S o'clock.  ��������� ,.     _, every   court       in the    district     and  AL the regular meeting   of the Coun \ r,    ���������     rp  .,    ,,,,*,      . n:.,,,,      ���������    , was presided   over   by   Tii-C K,    J.  cl    hold   last'   night -Aid.    Graham * ���������,..,.. ., -,--  1 .   , I.   Buslfte of thisJcity.i      - ,-  and    Pick    were   the  only   absentee's  when the meeting was  called to' oi  der   by Mayor Planta.  'Hie minutes of  the'-previous meeting  were read- and on motion adopted.  Tho poundkeeper reported one stray  ed    animal    impounded   during      the  weolc.  . 1.1,11-),    Cu  .....V L\J*J  iUl.ll  HOTEL DOMINION  -^Ratefl *1.J!5 and$1.50���������  Fre       . to, all steamboat  landings'and  railway depots.' -Glectric ears every 'ivi  minutea toell parts of  the cityr Bat  and table unexcelled. .��������� ;-   ,  ���������- F.^BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST., VANCOUVER  B, C  W. R. SIMPSOK  11 ' ' Solicitor, Eta.  Money to   Loan  ,t.   Averi?    - -  UOYSfVllH  Jas.   "Easlhani  \V. Hoggun  ....  ..12  ..11  11  ..11  i hk: it^uiis ������<jio iix-i-ulU .mU m-  cu.  j no lHuioijjai iju.-jine&ia  oi mo c-oun-  .no, *-iij   ������n<u  uic    \iv.������l,������.;ii x-uoa  cu.  it uan i.io.ou anu o^ouiiU^U Itoat  oi>, (.uuuni (.O  in.U> cumwiiw  oi    m������-"  U1,UU      Jliljol'    A-ialHU    ttUUiVSMU        lUO  i.uaui, fautttiini" uiw ^r- otoo������otL,  otii.ciiiiioiiu^it oi' ui'o unborn humi  w��������� nau 'uiau'o ii mLo w'u to huu  thai, 'mu ooiiipaui wouia -not u^-  ccyi, ine uftivcuwui ixx iu& ttincnaou  toait, ana siaied lUai unlo.-,:. uic  LOuuoil wouia ttjjioo lo uio oiigmui  Ayioenicm.        it   would   na\o  Ui opped.  Aid. Aviruhum thought if the am  euuea iiy-iuw was not ^ood eupugn  lhe DCbi Uiinc, to Ho was to wnn-  draw   it.  xa. amenUmeni    to  the  motion     to  J. Roberts.  8  R.  EnsthaMi    4th, 15 Singles.  Jas. EastKam   D. TIog"gan .. .'   ���������T '. "Eastham.     "R. TCastham  .'.. ���������....:. ...  .   !>th. 10 PinplM.  Jas.   Easlhnm        Tolm Fa^lham   n." Martin       8   12   11  ..   . ,9  .... 9   R   R  Agreeioeat.    Aid.    noagson,    ������������.������- f 36.000.-:  sounded    by   Aid.    KirHmm.   ��������� thai   ,^^ ^  mo    Water  Works Agreement ByriaW|  be dropped.  The thirty-third annual   meeting of  Columbia    district of the   A.   O.  F.,  ion   of   very important   business    in  The  meeting       opened       yesterday  morning with'delegates present from  I.   Buslfte of'thisJcity,  Mayor' l>lanl!a.<lvon behalf of the citizens   extended  a welcome   tq the del  ogatcs, -. t  > Said the Mayor, 1 consider it a  pleasure and a privilege to extend  to you a cordial' welcome on behalf  of tho city. H is always a pleasure  to meet a body of men. gathered to  getlier in such a good cause as you.  are but the present gathering is of  special interest to mo as, I am the  ������0U oi uuc, .wlio noi^uu u&kUousa i'"-  UH.L cuuj i in urivibu Ooiumoiu aud  ���������no ior years aiicrw'a'ius.- was - u  sory'tttino mciuoor of youi- order, i.  Li-u^l )our -moovuiii will b'u u &ucc-  ub.-.'iul one and- iUai your 'visit to  our- city will bo u pleabuui ono.  ihciv are many things oi^^anaim^  Ui'at i vvouid liiie to draw your/ ai-  iout-ion xo Uut you are anxious to  goi' down to businset������s and as i- hopo'  ib be in' attendance - at youi- ban-  quul .tomorrbw night, 1 will theii-  have au opportunity of doing so.  ���������All reports   show that the    U.   O.'  Courts, to-be iu a highly flourishing  condition.    There       are  at     present  1,138 unenibers in the province    -awl  liJS iniations occurred   during -   -the  "IgI,UU past year.    There, are eleven,, courts  L������     ������C and there'   were 3.027  days of   sick.  ne&s. during   the year  and     funeral  claims   were paid six members -  and  l' W two members   of the families    of  those belonging   to the   Order.   The  linaacial standing of the     Columbia  in amendment   to the motion     to   ^.^   -s g00(1   iud the total'yal-  So  uao   Committee 'to   clibciiss     lh������>  ^.^ %hQ  Courts   is 'approximfttiely  Agrcemeut.    Aid.    Hodgson,    moved -^   f 36j000. ���������: ,--,;'  kloffloin? to?  NOTICE  From     this date the undersigned  will  not be ��������� responsible for any-Indebtedness i ������������������ Incurred except on      a  written other signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.-1. EXPLORATION & DEVEb  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non .Personal Liability.  VWmta. B ' C. MaT 1������th   ������*0i  Union  Limited  NANAIMO^ B.  C.  '   :W. SILER  iENEKAL hXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY no- r'  Leave orders at the Abbotsfora.  then ��������������� aura your  tickets reat   <h  tka<  Dpi Western Line  The only line, now making' UNIOl-  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through - trains    from    the    Pacifr  Coaat.  THE SHORTEST LINE, TF  FINEST TRAINS, THE LOWES'  RATES,- THE FASTEST TIME.  -. -��������� *     -     'BETWEEN- '  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS C1T "'  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information a������k y  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  Ganeral   Af*r  790 2nd Ava.. Seattla.  ST15A-M   IIDATEO  FURNISHKi)     ROOMS  BARiSUPPUKD WITH B������- T  WINF,S,5LIQUORS. CKSARS  .^yesterday afternoon the   delegates  were   driven in carriages-around-the  city   and     suburbs,      and --expressed  themselves   as,delighted with the en-    _���������������������.'_ -  Vibrnme������ts of tfie'   city.     Some     of  Sow that -m^-   'couacd have    de-  ^^-^^   their.first   trip down    a'  cided   to   drop   the  agreement     said  j,^^^" ^ view8d   the workings  the Mayor, he" thought'the    couacd  ,^f-:^o-.1 ming with aTOpl. Merest'. -"-  should negotiate" with' the -company   " The^ session  of      the  grand"   lodge  ������������������^.   t'ha   inTirchase  -of-land     ������n     the: i      ? Ain..,. f nnini,t. -with- n ha.n  Th������  amendment  \\as   carried   wii  out a dissentiag  vote.  for   the" purchase   of  ..j^^^-i-f^-f-i^-i-^r-V'i-*-^^*!*^* '���������-*^������������������������������������J-^���������I-^���������^-^���������f-?���������'I-^���������^'���������������������������^���������������������������'^���������^  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  Any available Dominion Lands  within thei Railway Belt in British  Columbia, may ba homestcaded by  any person who is the solo head of  a family, or auy m*1? over eghtecn  years of a&e, to the exteut of one-  quarter section oi  160" acres,    more  or less.  Entry must he made personally at  the local land olhce for the district  In which the land is situate,  The homesteader is required -to. perform' the conditions connected therewith    under   one     of the   following  plans:  (1) At least aix months' residence  upon and cultivation of the land in  each year for three years.  (2) If the father, (or mother, if the  father is deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a farm In.the vicinity or the land entered for, the requirements as to residence may he  satisfied by such person residing with  the father or mother.  (3) Tf the settler has his permanent residence upon farming land owned by him In the vicinity of hia home  stead, the requirements as to residence may bo satisfied by residence  upon the sai"d land.  Six niontbe' notice in 'writing  should be given to the Commissioner  of'Dominion-. Lands" at'Ottawa of in-  "tenlion to apply for patent.  Coal lands may/be purchased at-$10  per acre for soft coal and $20 for  anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be aaqnired by one, individual or company. Royalty at^ the  rate of ten cents per ton of "2,000  pounds shall he collected on the  gross output.  W.  W.   CORY,    ..;  Pemity of  the Minister ' of Interior  UNNECESSARY1EXPENSE.  Acute attacks of colic and diarrhoea come on without- warning and  prompt relief must tic obtained.  There is no necessity of incurring, expense of a physician's service in such  ; cases if Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is at  hand. A tloso of this remedy will  relieve the patient before the doctor  could arrive. It has never been  known to fail, even in the most severe and dangerous cases and no family should ibe without it. For sale  by tho ladysmith Pharmacy.  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  A. J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished '  LADYSMITH,   .C  Good tables and good  Rooms  This Hotel ha*   been completely       renovated.  Board aad lodgiag $1.00 per d^y.  HOTEL- D     ,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Bar   Supplied with  the Best   Wines; 1st Avenue :-:.:-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.       -'    "  p   VOU  WANT  AQOOD���������  First-Class   Meal  CALL AT-  J. X. Smith's Restaurant  ALWAYS OPEN  FIRST AVENUE.  NOTICE  LADY5M1TH   WATER WORKS  Consumers are requested to call at   the'office     on Roberts   Street &>  my Water     Hates, between' the 10th    and the 25th of each month.  Office Haurs fP.!M.4,30  \  ?A T,fBLAND!  SUPERINTENDENT.  Low Excursion  Kates  Round Trfp.       '  1C  Tinier  T*    '  July 10 to 15.  To        Denverv     . $55.q  August 7, 8, 9.  lo    ^Milwaukee     $69.75  Sent. 8, 9, 10.  To Tofonlo- $83,15  Aug. 7, 8, 9. Sept. 8 A \0.  TO    ALL  P 01 NT S  For particulars call on    or ;.;  write E. E. Blackwood, Gen- *  N.P., Portland, Ore.  "  f  lodge will   clpse- tonight "'with1 a ban-  vicinity     of the  water  worts dams.- ^u^ in the   \vilson; Hotel conimenc-  This, said the Mayor would uadoub- ���������       -ftt' 9 O������clock.    '    :   - -;-  ted'ly be needed by .'the city   ui   the - -^ fo,lowing   is the   list of dele-  near future, and in "view, of that    he    ^^    .q   attendance    at  the  Grand  thought    the present   council  should; ^^  pave the' way for incoming councils.^   j^Court   Vancouver,    Victoria,     S.  Aid.       Hodgson moved,   that   ,tto������ WUson>...N>   j,   Gower.  WAter   Workp     Committee   negotiate  ., C^H .Nortaer]Ql  Lig^t,     Victoria,  with the   Company for the   purchase,  w ,,F    Funerton,   JvTrace,  of necessary   land,   and  report      to       1 T7.���������^������������������.���������    A   ^Tnilson.   Thos.  the council. *  Aid.  Knarston seconded    the    motion, which carried.  BeforeMhe Council adjourned Aid.  Hodgson - made a few remarks on the  action of people in making fires  to burn their rubbish, within the  city limits at this time of the year.  This had been done recently, considerable damage had been done, and  expense incurred by the Fire Department turning out to the same.  There was a by-law existing , said  Aid. Hodgson, not allowing people  to burn up their rubbish at this  time of the year, and he hfrxHl that  they would.obey the same, or action  would be taken  against  them.  The council then adjourned.  Court Victoria, A. Manson, Thos.  Carter.  Court Nanaimo Fdresters' Home.  Nanaimo,    J. Handle, S.   Tippett.  Court General Kitchiner. Nanaimo  \V.   McCurrach.  Court Pacilic Vancouver, 0. "VValUa,  R.   Wilson. "*' r  Court Ladysnutb, Vancouver, Mrs,  jj.   Humphreys.  Court Nicola, Nicola, R. A. A..  Frazer.  Court   Thompson.   Kafnloopa,     R.  Allan.  Court  Columbia.  Westminster,     F.  Mcintosh. ���������     v " '    ' *  Present Officers.  District Chief Ranger-T. I Buckle.  District Subf-chief Ranger���������A. Thompson.  District  Treas.���������S.    A.   Baatly.  District   Sec.-F.   P. Watspm  District Beadle^-W; M. Hilbert.  NO MORE PRISON LOCK-STEPS.  The highly commendable action of  Superintendent' Collins, of-the    New  York state prisons,: in abolishing the  "lock-step"  as a  feature of    prison  discipline in the institutions     under  his charge is being followed   by   the  prison authorities in other    states.  The    "lock-step" has been abolished  in the two chief prisons in Illinois,  and also in the state penitentiaries  of Ohio and Wisconsin.     It is only a  question of a short time when   -every: state in the Union will reco@mz������  the   wisdom   and humanity   of.--the  movement started by the able prison  (superintendent    of    New York state  for the abolition    not only of    tho  "lock-step," but of every other feature of prison discipline which;-tends  to add    to the - degradation of   the  ''criminal, to set him apart from his  fellows and .brand him as    hopeless  and  irredeemable.    Modern penological science rightly places the emphasis upon    the    redemptive influences  made possible    in prison life rather  than upon    the merely punitive fea-  'tures, as was formerly the case. The  ,'idca is that to restore men to self-  respect,  honest manhood,  and   good  ^citizenship is more humane,  as well  as more economical, than to    follow  processes  which  practically  convert  a- prison    into     a   school of crime,  .turning out men upon  society moro  -degraded, ' desperate  and   determined  vto do^evil than- they .wore when they;  ^ent. in.���������Leslie'fl Weekly. T- ������W*S������ W-WUtttaS  T^'^^������V^'ifKi^:>;7'^,^;r^Jj-';"V'-^^"7i'n  v1?^-  'X7;~ ^Vvv    \ V .'. w^Tlv    i.'^"'   '>���������������������������--)':u.!:;VJ''; r.:!:.-^V^V^.^^T^rVV^y/j'^^';'.?''^;;:Vy. ^/Vj^>':"-T:'r^,'^?>T'^*'y^?fTfi?:  ���������nm������*~~i'v '<.���������"���������" -i ��������������������� i^-wrr-y*--.  ^w&&$mm%$M&:M%  Always On   Hand  t Best of [Groceries  A Large Stock of ^  | DRY GOODS, BOOTS & SHOES j  % That Can* Be Beat ���������$���������������  BOYS' SCHOOL  SUITS  AND  BLOUSES  it is time you were  thinking about getting  the boys ready for school  ���������We are right in line  with about 200 SUITS  SUITABLE FOR SCHOOL  ���������Suits that will stand  tiie hard wear���������Double  Knees and seats, all at  SPORTS C4ROUND  SUBSCRIPTION LIST.  Hugh Thornley. ���������  N. A. Morrison. -'  T, O'Connell. (  J. Sanderson.  J. Eho.  D. O'Connell.  J.< C. Gillespie.  Wm. Sanderson. , ^  R. McMillan, '  W. S. Morrison.  NOTICE    .  Boots and Shoes mode and repaired. Wc. do the j hest ,work; use the  hest Stock foi the'least money.-  A branch of a 'Victoria House.  HOP SING  FLETCHER BLOQ ist, AVENUE  Smith, Fotos,  That's All!  ou Roberts street,  this week.  BORN���������To the wife of    Henry  1    linson, Ladysmith, a son.  Col-  Local Items  Mrs. Jas. Steele was a passenger  on "this morning's Joan for Vancouver.  Mrs. IsabHla Tali? is in Vancouver  today, having gone over on this  morning's Joan.  Mr. J. Denton and siste'i were pa.s-  sengeis on the noon train en loule  1o Cumberland.  Mr. R. Bryden returned fiom a visit to the Capital city on the twelve.  o'clock train today.  Mr. Jas. Ingham left on the morning train en route to Montana nvhcrq  he goes on a visit to his daughters.  Mrs. W. A. Cornwall is in Nanaimo this afternoon, having gone up  at noon.  Air. A. Parsons, t Vancouver, and  and Mr. E. E. Leason, Victoria, aie  legistered at  the Altootsfonl Hotel  Miss Geraldine Hirst, who has  been spending--the past three weeks  in Seattle visiting friends, returned  home last evening.  Work on the building to be erected  adjacent to the Catholic Church was*  started today, and upon its complo  tion, Father Veibeke will take up  his residence there.  Bliss N. Mebius, of Nanaimo, was  in the city this morning interviewing  the school trustees with a view to  .securing the vacancy on the local  touching stars caused by the -resignation of Miss Abercromhic.  Also Blouses of every  kind at any, old Price���������  Call and see us for  ���������_ FOR-  TENDERS.       , 8  For a new office to be erected at  the Ladysmith Iron & Stove Works,  Co. Plans and specifications caiiiho  seen at the works. !  LADYSMITH STOVE AND IRON  WORKS.  Mr. F. Little, superintendent oi tha  Wellington Colliery Co.'s mines, arrived in the city at noon from Victoria.  Mr. Jos. Tate was a passenger on  the Victoria-bound train this morning.  Remember, you can get wall paper  at half price at  J. 'Smith's    store,  While no largo <dii>>s are in at the  wharves today for coal, there "were  several small ones. The Robert Ker  will complete her load today, while  the following called during the day:  ftobeit Dunsmuir, Clansman, Pilot,  Native, Fein, Barge Georgian, Oscar  and Tepic and scou������.  Buice Ashman, who lost the wrcst-v  ling    match  to Sandy Swanson    on  Saturday   night    last    in Nanaimo,  passed through Ladysmith this morning on     his  way    home.      Ashman '  says that he still thinks he is    the ,  best man,-and as    soon'as he    can'  get the money, he -will endeavor  to  aii.mge another match.  ������^JggSSSlT3^g^S&g5?B^S31M 111HI���������il     I "i  There l������ a Vast Difference  Beteenw  and all other Oats B * K Rolled Oats are not only u ��������� i-f delicious,  more appetizing and sweetu lo 1lie  taste;   they   n''e   also  FRESH AND SWEET  E   ERY DAY  Your  Grocer     get--.    i!ui-    >' ^ ���������.���������criea  fresh    from     the  mill     \\is*   i     v.lull.   &    K.   Rolli-d on - ii.ii'    iv.ilih-  ier bodies and brains.  B.K.���������ll.'lD.  mm  Walters S  ytkenhead  Some time ago The Ledger contained an "account of the foundering  of the sloop Lucy Jane, Capt. Mc-  Elhinney, at Cowichan Gap lighthouse, On this occasion he lost his  hoat, but succeeded in making land  himself. -.On Saturday last, Capt.  McElhinney lost his life in a heavy  squall in the gulf, near the ' sand-  heads.. The deceased was a man of  cheery disposition and while shrewd  and quick -to grasp a chance to  make money, was generous to a  fault. - Every man was his friend,  and many will regret deeply his sud.i  den death.  LOST���������On Aug. 7, rough-coated Airedale terrier, black back with tan  head and legs; tail docked. Anyone  returning same to the Bank, will  be rewarded.  If you want a good cook, apply to  HOP LEE.  Ask  for Capital and Nugget Cigars  .������..���������_������������������������..(..���������..������..(..������,..���������..������..���������..  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*  Knight's j  I Book Store!  f      Headquaters for  |      Tfce Latest  j     MAGAZINES  NOTICE. -  Teacher'wanted for the Primary  Grade of' the Ladysmith - Public  School. Salary $60.00 per month.  None without experience in, this������par-  ticular grade, need apply. Applications to be in the hands of the un-  deisigned on or before August' 29th.  JOHN STEWART,  ' , Secretary.1  jnwwMMunti  Mitiirr}'- . uiiment cures Distemper.  NOTICE  Must Be Sofc*  i Merry-go-round-Organ���������-Plays 36  Tunes���������Suitable for Ba������- Room, Etc  1 Small Organ Plays 36 Tunes by  Rollers with Key Board to play by  Music���������Good for Family Prrctice  BEST  SEWINO MACHINES VERY  , ���������CHEAP   3 Beautiful Large Pictures, Tinware,  Etc. FLETCHER'S VARIETY STORE  Minard's Liniment Cures  Garget in  Cows.  ���������  X  Remnant  of   Summer  To be Cleared at Less than Cost  Fancy Muslin, 35c a yd.,  reduced to  \.,  25c  Fancy  French Cambrics, 25c a yd., rcduced'to ...-  15c  English Prints, 15c a yd.   rcduced'to   10c,  .Fancy Blouse Lengths,    $3.00, now  <... '. \ ... *l.if>  Fancy Blouse Lengths,    $2.75, now ....;....'....   Sl.,"������0'  Fancy Mouse Lengths,    $2.00,, now  ?  $1-25  Over 12 Ddz. Ladies',Silk Fancy  Ties to be di?;posecl of at Bar-  gain Prices       V-    , -���������-   ^  Simon %cwr A%c.  LIMITED  ���������  ������������������  ���������  ���������  ���������  X  X  X  I.  ���������  :  ���������������������������  ��������� ���������  fe     FRESH "SUPPLY OF  , --   ^    -" '    =S  , Park. Veal and Beef i  ^    WE  HAVE  ON HAND SOME VERY NICE������������������' ~S  ������E  ROLLED CORNED BEEF~ :.    \is 1-2'C. LB. 5;  ^fcH ���������1���������^������������������ai^���������������������������^������������������f���������W���������������������������B^m���������MWtewrai"TTTi KM��������� m^fm,  "  I A. HOWE - I  g MEAT  MARKGT :    ^  'gtSmSmmW  rmwmi ���������n "���������'���������~x-^������'-^-rj-ii  "Smith," "Clabrougrh,'!  "Parker," "Remingtoh"  and "Winchester" Guns  FULL    STOCK  LADYSMITH HARDWARE COMPANY LIMITED  A  GHMINE  m -i������-n~n~irfr-f-'������i~TniMriiii  jUWiiiiiiwwin  ��������� OK���������  MINING SUPPLIES  INCLUDING  WM. COOKE & CO'.S  Celebrated Wire Ropes  1% ENGLISH *  R  3OT5ISSffiS^=S3BESII2^ 1 -^r^W^S^  "GOOD MORNING"   .  \  si  s  %  rj  BAR  CROWN  IRON  W. 0. Fraser  Merchant Tailor  FIRST AVENUE.  Suits    Made to Order to Fit and to your  Satisfaction. Call and see Stock  ttsmg^zgzssmemssm.  WATCH REPAIRING  Best English Soft Steel.   Finest American Tank Steel   Platei  m  B. C. DRILL & TOOL STEELS  And-Every Description of Bol  ts,  Nuts,' Washers,    Shovels,   Picks,  !?      Nails, Tron, .Steel and Hardware Supplies carried in   large stocks  at Lowest Prices.  ��������� i l���������.^im f f riliW^tl..H1H IT- It II ������������������������������������-��������� PlfC-U  & GO., LB.  All Watches entrusted to me receive my Special Attention. The  Repairing is done on my premises by myself with 34 Years  Experience as a Ouarantee.   Hy Charges are m - derate for   FIRSTCLASS WORK  B FORCIMnER  Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician  FIRST AVENUE,  LADYSrilTH  EM  Have You Tried-  our^SPECIAL COFFEE  'OUMD  3><  THE BIRMINGHAM OF B.     C.) .  ���������;  123 Government St., Victoria B.  C, and at Vancouver, Kamloops  and Vernon. P.R. 1437  COWANS' CHOICE COCOA  IN 20 -&35C TINS  DRAG  (OUR TEA)  FOR TODAY  Veal, Pork, Mutton, \  ~g|Lamb & Beef������  The Proof of the Pudding is in  the Eating  !   So it is with the  Pyramid Brand  r        ���������OF���������  PAINTS  The enormous amount of tliese Paints  use* by the public is proof positive  that it is giving perfect satisfaction,  both in the Quality, and price,  TEA AND COFFEE IMPORTERS  E. G.i PAN NELL  GATACRE ST.        LADYSMITH   I  11.75 Per  ������9������������08������o������������������������������o������e������e������������������*  ��������� ������1  109*  I'  We carry the best and largest assorted stock of Varnishes north of  Victoria, also window glasst picture  mouldings, ena/miels, varnish stains,  brushes, etc.  LADYSMITH WALL PAPER DEPOT  Hairy Kay, Proprietor  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Granite and Marble Works  Granite and Marble Monuments, Tablets, etc., at the  lowest prices consistent  with first class stock and .  workmanship. "Vrite for  catalogue.  , A.   STEWA'RT,  MS Yates St. Victoria B.C  ��������� -  Smoke a Big B Cigar.  NOTICE.  If you want   to sell your chickens  for a fair    price, bring them to   J.  X. Smith's restaurant, 1st Avenue.  Dr. Dier can be found at any time  at his office on Oataero street. His  dental work is guaranteed to bo first-  class,  and rates reasonable.  Smoke Little B Cfgara.


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