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 'L 7"  A  (���������**  j~- />  ..L.s.  'S  0  PI  i  r  Ladysmith  Ledger  VOL. %,  MONDAY,   AUG.  2l/l905.    \  ]RKE    FIT*   CBMTS  z  X������  1-  I  LIFE OF QUEEN MAR-  GHAR1TE ATTEMPTED  Would-be Assassins Nearly Sue  ceeded in Killing the Italian Queen  Her   Automobile   Dashed   Into  Barricade Erected With Muiv  derous Intent  ARE NEGOTIATIONS OVER?  The Latest Action of Japan's Envoys   Would In>  dicate That the  Peace   Conference Has  Come to an Abrupt End  w  Portsmouth, N.II.,, Aug. 21.���������  U'he Japanese .today notified the  firm from " which they received  'n combination safe for their  papers at,, the hotel to take Uic  safe  out  and   render  their   hill  this  afternoon.  ''���������������������***������������  Both     ihe Russians and Japanese  London, Aug. 21.���������The Associated tcrvene. Whatever, the President may  Press was informed at lhe,foreig-n 1 llave cIonc> however, is likely to I*  office     today that President Roosc-  Ncw York, Aug.  21.���������A Turin,  It- (stone, barricade that had been erect-  aly, despatch     to  the  Herald  says    od in the     middle "of the road  and  ii  h  that "recently air attempt was made  to assassinate Queen Margharif,-\,  mother of King Vclor Emmanuel,  who is making a tour of lhe Alps in  an automobile. ���������This news^ is u contained in a telegram received from  Aosta at the Royal palace of /ue-  cenigi,   near  Turin, v t  Queen ^Margharita was ascending  the St. 'Bernard in her automobile,  ��������� accompanied by the Marquis'E Pi  Eillematin, another - lady of the  court, and two gentlemen', when the  machine suddenly struck against  " a  was  ovei turned.    Fortunately,       no  one was  injured,   but .the -five, occupants  wcie greatly' alarmed.-' - -'���������^-*  The barricade had  been  placed at  a dangerous   turn,   where  it   was im-,  possible  to see the road more than  a few  feet  in  advance.    Pol ice, in an  a/1 torn o bile were following the royal  p.uly  a'nd at once-made  nn  investigation,      resulting'in   the  discovery  that the hai i icade fiad without doubt  been placed theie'to' bringvabout-a  fat.il accident to,the"'Queen.(Two ar-  lesbs  ha,vc been  made'oh-suspicion.  velt  has   not   requested   the British  government  to  make representations  lo   Japan on the question of  peace.  The foLeign, ofliee thinks it would he  impertinent  for   (lie   British  govern-  inent to request     Japan to modify  have almost finished'the preparation! iiev terms.    The   government   btehev-  of���������thc portocols to be submitted at' es ,i,iat tllL'sc demands arc model ale  the,meeting of  the conference      to-f and   that  Japan should  not' be'   dc-  mbrrow afternoon.   The features of /wived of the fiuits of victory.   The  the-portocols  is  the  presentaiion of, foreign office further said  that lodid  the'reasons  advanced   by   both  sides' not   believe  that  Japan would-modi  .for (the divergence of views -upon the J ty tdic terms put forward at the op  articles     upon  which  no .agreement  was' reached.  , Portsmouth,   N.H ,   Aug.  21.���������This  stiongly supported,by the (ieiman  go\ernnient should outside suppoit  lot ward   the   matter.  Oyster Hay, Aug 21 ���������An unexpected phase in the peace negotiations developed today in the aiuvul  lieie of Baron Kaneko, a-special lcp-  itentative in. this countiy of the  ��������� upancse government, for a confer-  once with Piesident JJooscvclt. Baron Kanoko's visit was aitanged luu-  nrdly.  FRANCE READY TO HELP  PEACE CONFERENCE.  eiiing  of  the conference.    Official   repot ts   ' received  by  the government  from Russia take a gloomy view ol  PUBLIC SYMPATHY IS  WITH LORD CURZON  *^>imla, British -/India,, Aijg., 21. ������������������  Among ihe public general sympathy  is being expressed for Loid Cnizoh,  of Kedle&ton, Viceroy of Ind a, who,  for eighty weeks,' has been confined  to hisi bed," from >where he,conduct-  resign, despite the almost unanimous  support of theJ press and commercial'  bodies. v  The. friends - of Lord  K llchencr* are  jubilant ^and,r the -commander-in-clucf'  of "the foiccs now stands as the de  facto "  Viceroy,   4.with his ,prestige  ed Ms fight single-handed against tho greatly enhanced^ Iil the opinion of  cabinet, There is'widespread regret the natives Lord' ]<Kitcliiner's,'pofJvei'  that", he has  felt  himself obliged . to   is supreme.,  would  have been an ideal day to nc-   the situation.   Some of the official*  gotiate.  It  is  even a pleasant day to',01 !-������������  British government take      a  bask .in the warm 'sunshine* oft   the , liopefu 1     view,  while others  believe  verandah,  and  this is what   ��������� :mv of. fiat all chances foi   peace aie past.  the, attaches'of  both   mi-,.i)iis     are  doing!'   The  plenipotentiaries,    how-  evei,  Baron  Komura and Mr.   Taka-  hirahiTwPMr*  Wtttde,  have no   time  for; tocieatioii.  Before breakfast this  nrorningjMr;.  Witte, although  he was  not  feeling', well,\was  haid] at work  and he scarcely stopped while nrak-  iast was served to him  in his 100m.  Baron     De' Rosen  had not returned  from Magnolia.    No, plans,foi   cithei  mission have been- announced   today,  but  as sboth 'are >-exchanging  cablegrams from their home governments  which     may decide .the fate of tl.c  negotiations, (if (unlikely, that     they ;  will go far from rthe-libtel   '." <>y  WHAT/ENGLAND) THINKS-   ''     ;   "OF;J:APXN'S DEMANDS  LOVE OR DEATH"  SAID THE MURDERER  The  Details of   the Murder  at  Mount Sicker on Saturday  Evening  Beech is at Large ,Demented and  Armed and it is Said a  Dead Shot  Pans. ��������� Aug. *- 21.���������Officials, both  "ovcrnmenral and diplomatic, aie  apparently piepanng to lend every  issistance toViVoid the failure of  the peace nw. "^tiations at Portsmouth. Premiers \touvier has sus-  perilled his vacation in Switzerland  GERMANY  REGARDS | foi ' the' purpose  of  attending   a, fcpe-  ' '    PEACE  AS"DOUBTFUL.  ' cial      cabinet   council   911   Tiniisday  'Berlin,  Aug.  21.���������There has  been a-next M.   Jus������crUnd,   the  Ficiich  decwle.1   weakening   of   the   con (idem e   amlnssadoi   at  \Va.shn������jton'   who  is  felt  by  the  government officials   and   s\ending bis vacarion in  the countiv  mombeis   of      the   diplomatic   coips J will  1 etuin   to  Pans  in   the middle  that the nesj(oliiations at Portsmouth   of the ^eek  would   result  111   a peace  agreement.        According, to the foreign office Pre-  The worst symptom, as  it is looked   nucr  Rouvier's return  lias  no ducct  at  heie, is   that President Roosevelt, cdiinect'ion   w <h   the   peace  negotia-  c.liould  li.ijVe fouml it necessaiy      ,to   tions.    However,   it   will   afloid  him  tate action     Tt is   pointed ,out that   opportunity      to consider  the situa-  il   thu.'   negotiations   weie   pibceedin<v   hon at an oppoitune  moment, as  it  smoothly     toward  the' desired  end, _ is"     the-e.vpcctation   that  the  crisis  the Piesident Wo'ild  not  have  inter-   will he  prolonged  heyoinl   tomorrow, | SIX JIONTHS  fei'LCfl,  and  that he has done.so'   is   while   the    plenipotentiaries  commu-  considered "an''indication  of   , acute,  nicate  with  their   respective* govern'  1ensiohT"Orie of the belligerents,  it   incuts   regauling   their  inability  to  is said,  invited the President to in-  agice  The     stoiy   of   the  Mount  Sicker  murder   as  is  now  learned  is      as  follows:      On, Saturday   evening     a  widow  and  a young lady who     was  stopping with her were out for     a  walk.        On     their   return   the  man  Beech  was  found m the  lady's  bed-  in     bod.   The owner oi the  was badly" fugh  The man Beech  100 m  house, Mrs      toned and  fainted.  said,  "Do not be scared "  Meantime,   the   young  ladyoian  to  Beafoeau's     hotel for help.  Bcebeau  went over and advised the man    to  comu away, asking him to come ovei   and have a drink. .Beech said ''All  right,  I'll come   As.Beebeau       was  wallung away,  Beech caught up  his  gun, a dS-55 nfle, and      shot Bce'teau  llnough      the  buck. As the stricken  man turned Beech hied a second shot  scvciing  his victim's jugular vein. A  third-shot was filed -jiito  his body  as he lay on the ground.  Beech  then  went over to Thomas' hotel, thinking, evidently, that the young -ai'y  WaS   there.  ' I-fc fiied two 01   three shots -through  the dooi,   one of which  came very  near  Mr.   Thomas.    Beech  then went  down to  his  cabm and there  wrote  a letter  asking that Ins  effects     be  sent  to his fsends 111 the old  coun-  tiy, saying that he was going to the  woods,    and      would not  be  taken  alnc.   He  had'a few supplies  when  he  left,  but  had  ammunition,      Ins  nfle  and   a bottle  of whiskey.  He   is   familiar   with the  countiy,  and   is  up doubt,   somewhat demented,   as he  was  heard muttering     to  himself that it  wat*  "love or death  for   me."  Beech was well Known at Extension and Wellington. He is a Welshman by birth, and is from 30 to 35  vears  of as;e.  AT  FREIGHT TRAIN WRECKS  A STREETCAR  /!  Nine  Persons   Are   Killed  arid  Many Injured in Sad  Accident in Butte  A  \{  v Butte, Mont , Aug. 21 ��������� Kine persons were killed, one fatally .n.'ured  and 12 more or less injuied by a  ���������collision between a street cat filled  with returning men \-makers fioni  the Columbia Gardens, and a frt'ght  train 011 the Butte Anaconda and  Pacific .Railroad   last   night.  The dead are Maggie llerimgtm,  aged 19, Butte; Maud Johnson, aged 19, liutte; 'Mrs. Jacobs, colored,  Butte; Maggie Keefe, aged 1S1, Bui,le  Vera Houghton, aged 11, Butte, Mis  Sadie Smith, Wins Wold, unknown  except by name on liO'tel alent-ifica-  tion check found in his pocket, and  unknown man  and  woman.  Loaded   with  passcngcis,   many of  them   women   and   cluldien,   the  car  returning      n.0111   Columbia Gardens  was struck by  the end  of a fi eight  train on  the rajlioad  track  1101 th of  the, Butte   Anaconda   &   Paula?   depot and   cruched   beneath  the weight  of one  freight, car,   killing  nin2 and  perhaps   fatally   injuring  one  other: -  Numerous    others      were   slightly  hurt and ��������� were taken  to their homes  for. treatment, .their-names  at  this  time being  unobtainable.   That -more  weie not killed is. miraculous, for  the accident occuirod with a sudden-  ness that precluded any hope of escape for   those on the front   ;nd  of  1  the   cai.  Most of them were   women  and  young gills  and      six  of  t?  wcic killed,  the other  victims  u ng  men  Protruding   from  beneath   the   bottom "of  the  mass of twisted nd  broken     timbers were the feet    1  lower     Unite of several of the victims.   The limbs were badly c 1 shed  and the feet of a woman  >vctc      . ,-  most completely severed jiut abc*'e  the ankles  Seicams     could   lie  faintly  lnaWf,  and as     the icniauide'r of the  body  was obscuied  from \iew,  it   was 1111-  iJcssiblc  to identify   them  The tiain which stiuck the ear  was composed of 11 Height cais being pushed cast on the tracks by.-a  Butte, Anaconda & Pacific engine.  Conductor llaogiam! says he was on  top of the train with a lantern and  warned, the motorman, but the bitter put on speed, and attempted 'to  cross ahead  of the  train.   ���������  NIGHTWATCH    ,  -AND 3 YOUTHS  Three" young  men  will  be brought,  Before two justices of the Peace at  the * city hall  at 8.30 "this-' evening  charged with assaulting Night-watchman  O'Connell  while discharging his  duties last night.    The alleged     assault  took  place  on Gatacie stieet  and in the scuffle that ensued  several, blows were exchanged, the    i^ht-  watchman being hit several  times in  the  face  before  he  was "able  to overcome his assailants.   o  . ���������   *  CIRCUS PEOPLE  ARE  HAVING HARD  TIME  Paris,   Aug.   21.���������The  foreign  office  has  advised   the   American  embassy- regarding^the J pitablc   condition  of     25')  employers  of McCad-  don's  American      Circus,   who  have  rjcein stranded at Grenoble since Aug.  10th.     The      Gxenoblc    authorities  sought to  sell the Horses,  vans and  otiher property  for the purpose     ot  caring   or   the' destitute   Americans,  but   the customs   officials  declined to  permit  the  sale  as  bonds   iad   been  given  foi   the return to  the  United  States.  WOULD BRING THE 1-  TINEERS TO NEW YORK  A Movement Is on Foot In  that City to Hdp Russian Sailors  Socialist Organization Will  Secure the Ex-mutineers  . Employm nt in America  WAGES  GOING  UP  IN  SEATTLE  A VERY ANCIENT BIBLE  Rrv.    J.   A.   Day,   a    Macedonian  llriysioniary of the  Weslcyiau. Church,  preached      at   the Methodist  church  yesterday,   his  sermon  greatly  interesting   the ��������� congregation.    Mr. ��������� Day,  who left this  morning for  Nanaimo,  has in'his possession a bible written  in the Macedonian  languager said  to  be over'one thousand years   old.  The  The- missionary   kindly   showed   the  book' to  a Ledger  reporter this morning,   telling its .remarkable history.  The,leaves  of the "Bible are made of  deer-skin,- and  it'is written with     a  sharp stick   in  Macedonian,  a    language not how used.    The. Bible was  at first  in    use  in t-hc  Alexandrian  library 'and    when     that place was  burned down  in   G40,   the  book    was  .saved by    a Mohaimmedian.   A por  tion was burned, and the ^remainder  consists of the Gospel of Mathew,"  Mark, Luke and .John, and are badly >charred. The Mohammedan who  rescued the book from the fire sold  it to a Roman .Catholic Bishop, and  after, being kept in his family for  soveraf .generations,, it passed into  the kinds of '.the Mftjsion, jwhose property it now is. The book looks all  its aae, and its owners value it at  several  thousand  dollars.  Advices     from  Seattle state that  not  tor many  seasons  has  the  city  fiee employment office been 'so crow.  ded for men and .so few men on hand  to: fill.positions prferotl:   The pay offered at the present time������'is Vlso fn-  usually 'high   Tor  common   laborers,  and Mr.   Thompson,   who  has charge  of the employment end of the work,  stated  today  that unless more  men  came'around locking foi- jobs,   wages  would go even higher, than they are  at  present.  New Yolk, Aug. 21 -���������Funds are  being collected by a.socialist organization of the east ,side .with the object of bunging to this city the sailors who mutinied lecently nfboard  the Russian battleship Potcmkfiie of  Odessa There aic about four handled of the nuibinccis, most of whom  are now in Roumania If they consent to come here, positions wiH-be  found foi them by the organr/.ation  which is fatheniig  the scheme.  YOUNG MAN'S  SHOCKING CRIME  '.Los   Angeles,   Gala.,   Aug    21.���������B.  N    Beebe,  a cement  furnisher,  today  shot, and  killed his  half sistei,  Lottie Beebe,  fired  four shots at anotli  er sister, then tinned the weapon  upon himself and hied five shots into his breast, dying ashoit time  later Beebe objected to lu^ sisteis  accepting attentions from young  men.  Wong, a ( binaural woilji.; at the  Claxton cannery on the Skcena, was  brought down ' fioiu the north lobe  tianslened to the piouncial  New Westminster to serve , a six  months' tenn.of imprisonment for  selling whiskey to Indians. The sentence was imposed by a magistrate  in default of a fine which the Chinaman was unable to pay.  ail, at i  1       e\pert  AN  LARGEST CEDAR  MILL  IN  THE  WORLD.  ENTERTAINMENT   FOR  A  GOOD CAUSE  For the benefit of the Nanaimo  hospital, an institution in which  many Ladysmith people have at  vaiious times received the kindest cf  treatment, the Juvenulle opera iroup  of Nanaimo, under the direction < ���������  Mrs.   Or.   Davis,   will  on Wedneslty  I LIME DEPOSITS WILL  HARD LABOR BE EXAMINED  a ( Acting upon the recqiinmendation of  Dr llaanel, superintendent of mines',  the minister of the .iiu-rioi, Hon.  Frank 01i\er, bias decided to have an  investigation made into the  character of the zinc deposits of British ^Columbia. It is not yet known  who the expert to have charge of the  in\ estimation will be. The points^ to  be dctei mined by the experts are  biieflv as follows- Exarnination of  the picscnt development of mines and  approximate determination of ton-  n.ige of ore immediately available,  oecuranee and charactei of the oie  and future prospects, logcther with  the cost of nulling Examination  ���������ol present methods oi miiUvng. In.  vestigation of the adaptability of the  oies to the new methods, concen-  tiates, magnetic,     electiostatic, etc.  DEATH   OF  THE  OLDEST  LEGISLATOR IN THE WORLD  Fiedeueton,   N B .  Aug   21 ���������Sena-  toi   Wark  died  at   his home lieie   to  day  aged   101,   the  oldest   legislator  in  (he woild     Death was due  (o the  result  of a cold caught last fall.  WINNIPEG  NEWS   BY      .  TELEGRAPHIC   BRIEFS.  Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 21.���������Lake of  the Woods Milling Company liaVc received their first ears of new wheat  graded ,go'od.   Barley marketed )is" ul-  Thc cement plant' on Skagit river j s������ <>f  f'"������ quality.  MARTIAL    LAW     HAS  .   B-ftEN  DECLARED.  Milan,   Russia,   Aug.   21.���������Martial  law has      been  declared  throughout  the .Baltic  province  of   Gourland.  As a notice elsewhere' dn this issue  will show, the ladies of the Presbyterian church give their ice-cream  social:'on the Pavilion grounds tomorrow evening. The city band .will  be in attendance and no doubt a  good time  will be spent.      -   ,  ;has made a requisition for two-bun  died men, which order Mr. Thompson has been able to fill only in  part'. The International .Trac.t Company, Timothy Ryan and a mini bcr  of other city contractors have placed-orders for. men tin the office and?  they can ' only partially be .filled.  :Common labor is in- great-demand,  and during the next month or so, un  less more men materialize, there  'will--'be a big shortage on the labor  market..  The average city job is now paying from $2 to $2.50 a day for a day  of eight hours. Millmcn who seem  to want men badly 'and are having  difficulty securing them, are offering  $2,50 a day for work near or in the-  city for dyking work, much of which  is"going on  along  the Sound.  Mr. Thompson states that domestic help is scarce, and the office is  being flooded with applications for  women experienced in housework.  J. J. Kid'd (lour mill at Prin-e  Aiders, N.W.T., burned this morning, entailing the loss;of)$25,(100, insured   for  $15,0(!0.  A Groat Northern' Railway gravel  (rain was derailed near Winnipeg  this morning, the locomotive capsizing and fatally crushing Fireman  Kennedy and seriously injuring Engineer 'Powers. Kennedy died in tho  hospital   a few   hours   Iator.  POLANDERS HAVE AN-  ' OTHER GRIEVANCE  Warsaw, Russia, Aug. 21.���������A gen-  oral strike has been proclaimed  throughout Poland as a protest  against the disregard of the rights  of the Poles in the scheme for representation in the national assembly  The strike began here today. F.-.n-  ploycs    of the     Vietula'railway imit plicn-es  The   laigcst   cedar   lumbal   cutting  mill in  the world is being established ,at Mosquito  Bay,   west  coast  of  Vancouver  Island,   by Ameiican capitalists headed  by Mr   W.  tl   Sohul-  theis  of    Seattle,   says  a Vancouver  despatch.    It  will   Iuivev a capacity of  two   hundred   thou&and   feet   c[   lumber  per   day of  ten   bonis,   tlio  production    hejng   from   six  double-cutting   band ' mills,   which  cany   four-  teen-inch    blades      which   will       go  thiough  tliccedai   logs  hie  a     hot  steel   knife   through   a buck   of   butter.  Mr.    Sch'iltheis, _  who   Ls  superintending  the woik  of preparation  for  the  installation  of the mill,  was in  Vanvomei   Saturday  on  business   He  left   m   the  aftenioou   on   his   ictiiru  (o Seattle.   The date when  the mill  will commence  cutting cannot he accurately 'fixed   just  now   as  preparations;     such-as the clearing of/the  mill-site,   building   of   roads,   trails,  etc.,   have   not   progressed   to     that  point  where  iti is" possible  to decide  how  long   a time  will  elapse, before  the  big mill  caii   be  entirely     .completed.  When   the mill   is  ready  for operation  and   tile  owning  company     has  commenced   logging   on   its   extensive  limits' bordering   on   Kennedy       a,nd  Anderson   Lakes,   cvn   the   west const  of  the-Island,   hundreds of men will  be   employed   at   the   logging  camps'  and  at   the    mill.       Mr.   Schultheis  thinks   that   when  his   undertaking is  working     full  blast abetter steamship   service .between   Mosquito  Bay!  and   Victoria   will  be   req1ii'"red.    He  will   probably   malic   representations  to the  C.P.R.   to  that effect,      and  should   the  company   be   unable       to  make arrangements   the  mill       company   will   probably   build   and   operate their own stoamirr,,  ���������:/'HU! 'product'-of the   ligsiiiill    will  all be shipped  foreign   by sailing and  steam  vessels,   which  will  load      at  Mosquito  Bay.    In  the course of     a  few   week's   the const met ion   of large  wharves will be commenced, and ap-  for   the  rapid   handling     of  and Thursday next present the well Study of conditions efh'chng market-  known GUbert-Sullivan opera, II. Jl. ,inS of concentrates, including ques-  S Pinafore, in the local opera house '10n of smelling in pio>Mice or else-  Ihere is little doubt that the Ladv- where in Canada Inu&iigation of  smith public will avail themselves of the possibililv of ulili/alion of zinc  this  opportunity  of helping  on    lhe    ore with sil\ei  content  hospital.    In  Ladysmith  we   uive l o i  ������~   such lnsktution  at   pref-r-nt,   but     t,t   COf.ORED LODGE  any time when one of oui .ellow ci-  tiyens. is in need of hospital tieat-  ment, he is kindly iccencd it N'.'.nv-  mio and given the best of   wtc n'oii  MEETS  IX   PITTSBURG.  The  the  Pi It:-burg, Pa . Ann; 21 ���������  jthiitecnth bi-ennial session of  It is thcrefoie to lie hoped that Hie supiemo lodre colored Knichts of  public will come foiwaid on \\\\- pm'h.i. of X^rt.h and South Amer-  occasion and greet the children villi ica, Euiope, Asia, Australia, the  bum,pet houses, and enable .em to Hawaiian Islands, and the West Intake hack to Nanaimo a substantial dies, con\cned heie toilav. The su-  sum  of money for  the hospi'al ��������� piemc lodge,  the division of the uni-  Thc      performance   is    ,-el!   woith    foun   rank,   the  supicme court       of  seeing,      Mis   DaMs ha\uig   t;a nru J tVilanihe      and   a woman's   auxiliary  the      children   in   a most  cieelitable j^,n  ],P ln   session     suiiultaimeously  manner     In  Cumbciland,  .s  veil  .'.������. ( f10m   August   2!   to 2Glli,  inclusive.  in Nanaimo,   they delighted l.n.'e .iu  I I o -  dienccs,  n'>d   (he   pir^s  of  hot ii  (ii i s J MARINE  sing  loud   pi .uses   of   III-     mm i  which the   jiictly   little  upda     v  presented.  i  i     S S    Ptinci'ss   Maj  tins   iriorn-in-a;'..  was in foi coal  The Tootballers   are  requies'tcd      (o  turn  out   to  practice on   the  grounds this evening.  blinker  Seats for the opera on Wednesday  and Thursday next can be booked at  Blair  &.  Adam's.  S.S. Venture was in for bunker  coal last evening, and S.S.. Alki  called in for coal 'on he her way  north. " V  "Buttercup"     still   _comes  aboard  with  all   manner  of ���������'Things    f-r  all  manners   ot   peo.ple.  CHINAMEN HURT ON  THE SHORT LINE  An     accicnt of a somewhat serious j    Mr  nature    took    place on the shortline  eape.  yesterday afternoon. A team of hoi- rime  ses belonging lo J. Cassidy, son q-f a},ie  Ihe    provincial    constable,     was  at '  wor  k  hauling some construction ma  terial    for     the bridge that is being .scratch.  hull  able  when lliey became unmanagc-  tipping   over the    wagon ������uul  hurting three Chinamen, breaking the  :.rm and leg and  injuring the ribs of  one,     .     The    man with the broken  Cassidy    had a remarkable, es-  He wias on the wagon at tho  the horses became    unmanage-  anei was     thrown into the air  landing c-n his face and bands on the  ground. He.     escaped    without  a  It- is thought that fies  were irritqjiing one oi the animals,  and in raising its foot to move them  it got it over the pole of the wagon  andin endeavoring to get it free again  work      and   many   trains   were   left  standing at intermediate stations.  lumber in  tih-e  loading of vessels will  be installed.  limbs was taken to the Nanaimo bos frightened the ether horse and in at-  pital, and the other two received at- tempting,to bolt they tipped the wa-  lenticm. in the camp. ^on over. , j  'I  , i  ��������� t" i  --��������� d_  t  .'n  V 1     >*  DAILY LEDGER  am  THE DAILY LEDGFR  Fublisned   every  day except Sunday.  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  ?RICE  10 cents  a month,"   $5  per  year    in  Advance.'  ' Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  W  ootmay Steel Range  "MONDAY, "AUG   21,  1905  THE   GREAT   AMERICAN   BIRD. <  ID. qustalet,  m a recent bulletin of  the   French  National  Society   of  Acclimatization,   tells   how  the   turkey  cm me  to bear  the name  of a country  Irom which     it did not come, and to  be   no ,part   of   the  heraldic  insignia  of  the  lands  which  gave  it  to   mankind,   Koi   the turkey   ;s  ungues tun  ably an   American   bird,   and        net  Turkish,   Indian   or   Asiatic  in     any  way.    Those   who   believe   that   they  ra-ogni/.e      the   turkey  annum       the  row Is   mentioned   oi   tlescriU-tl   in  old  Lai in   works   arc   entirely   at   fault  What  is   there  spoken   of   is   thogui-  na hen  of peacock.    All  the clonics li-  o ued varieties  of  tin key   aie  domed  Irom   the   wild   species   formerly plentiful   in     the Ohiq and Missouri  v.il-  leys and still   found   from  Kansas  to  Yucatan.    The   ancient   Mfi\k\ ns had  begun   to domesticate the birds. Cot-  ���������tex   fo'-nd  them   in   Monte/uma a gai-  dens.   .Thu   Spanish   picnceis   < f    the  new woild took them foi a 1-ind of  peacock. When they began to icach  Spain, about 1520, they were called  Indian peacocks. The mpncssiou was  still  general   thai   Columbus   and  his  A GOOD BAKER  The oven in the Kootenay Rangers scientifically propor-  tioned to the size of the fire-box, so that no more fuel can be p.  burned than is absolutely oecessaryHo heat the oven. ^ ������  The ovenv is lined with heavy sheet steel, which is a great ? ���������  radiator of heat and insures F  a uniform heat throughout *  the  oven���������no .danger, of a j  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'   ij  dealers.  Booklet free.  MXIaiyS  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg Vancouver,  St. JohivN. B.  1  'A  ir  ISN'T IHAT SWELL?  Our customers arc always pleased  ���������wiith ' the wall "and ceiling^^apeifi  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 ior you?  Ladysmith Wallpaper 'Depot  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE  LADYSMITH AERIE     MO.^M, F.  O. E.     :-:        ������������������-"���������        X      -Vl  Meets In the Opera House 1st and  drd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President,vB   Forcimmer; ���������  Wsrthy  Secretary, C H. Rummings.  - DAY SCHOOL.  ,  Usual subject* taught; also languages, drawing in_ Pencil and ������rayons, paint ng in oils amd- water colors, pianoforte and vocal leaspas glT-  cn in classes er. individually.   ,  MISS BERTRAM,  " Ladysmith, B   C.  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Pric s   Moderate  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  PORTLKND HOTEL  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  successors  bad  reached some rait of    were called "Indian Jowls", and '������In-  jmij dian     cocks" under  this impression.  When     -Drou.dit   into   France   they   AL������>evMations  of the French  names  then  given     themp ".poules d'lmle"  and  "cc������Js d'Inde," has produced tho  words   "dindes"  and  "dindons,"    by  which they are known in present day  French.   'I hey appear to have reached   England' about' 1524/ in the  vessels of merchants touching Spain on  voyages to   and from Turkey and the  Levant?" Ilcuce  t'hey   were supposed  to come from Turkey and  Asia. The  legal  difficulties of trade with Spain  doubtless  made  their  importers  vague     in telling  their origin.    They  seem     to have found favor at once  with   lovers  of good eating.     Rules  issued against extravagance at clerical feasts by  Archbishop Cranmcr in  1541  prohibited  the serving of more  than one "crane,     swan or turkey."  I However,  turkeys soon became  rela-  j lively   cheap)iThe   expense   accounts  of "a feast given in   15.5 show  that  (Continued on , Page-*1 hree)  Under New Maoagment  Hotel WilsoW  |  Nanaimo,B.C.  1 McKinnell & Woodbaolr.  Proprietors*  Modern and     Strictly First Claaa.  Commercial Mens1 headquarter*.  Fire Proof    Building.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates |1.25 a ml $1.50���������  Free busjto all steamboat landings ; t d  railway depots.    Electric cure every f vt  minutes to all parte of   the city.   Ba  and table unexcelled.  THE JONES HOTEL  Good tables and good  Rooms  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C  One Dollar Per Day.  < . Gootf Table, Goed Bed and Good Bat  (Half Bleck"Irom Dapat.) ,  GAT ACRE  STREET-     Ladysmitn..  "The bar is extra  well  Stocked  Express Work  e     LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HIRE ':���������:   :���������.  Seel.  KEMP,  or leave orders Willi  BLAIR &. ADAM  .Dealers In  Pianos and  Organs..  Ladysmith, B.C.  YUEN  Metchant Tailor  Canadian Pacific  r      ,t    i i  Railway  .#**  ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� *������������������������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP TICKETS  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points  "AT LOWEST RATES;  ���������v- , ,      ���������  -     _ "*"���������       ALL LINES   REPRESENTED. _   '  For Sailiag Dates, Rates and' ful 1 information,  8C Govt. Street,. Victoria B.C  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  i "" /  Dist. Freight &, Pass. Agt  s     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     ������  I  I  I  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. O.  ���������-, Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  'CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  THOS, KIDDIE,  Smelter Manager.  W. SILER. ^  i vi ' f i     '  GENERAL EXPRESS AM)  DEIIVERY  ; WORK PROMPTLY' D( i v '���������}  Leave orders at the' Abbotsford.'-  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI0RS  HIGH STREET.  ? i    <  :���������:���������: Best in the City >-:���������J' <  ������ry.  Ladsymith:        ^        W        B   c:  FIRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-1.  Any  TH6 CITY7VCKRKeT  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  Public Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Ogilvie FSour fiiSIs Co.,   Limited,  makers   of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have for some time  past been producing flour in a   vastly   improved  and   puiified  form  bythe ald-ofELECTRICITV  and'having-secured control of all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising the public that any unauthorised'users of tjie electrical flour purifying processes will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Untiled;  re tlie only    millers in Canada whose   Flour i������  purified by the 'elec^rio process  16SS2  Of  This   Hotel  haB    been completely     Board and lodging %\   iO per day.  renovated.  HOTEL-    PRETORIH  Bar   Supplied  with  the  Best    Wines,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Liquors  and  Cigars. 1st Avenue :-:  :-:  :-: Ladysmith B.C.  irmepi  Geo. Roberts  Prop  Done Promptly and,  WELL  At  HILBERT  Buffalo- 'mmi  August 14th and 15th  FINAL RETURN LIMIT 90 DAYS.;  August 2itlv and ;25th, September Ir  and 17th CHEAP RATES to ALL  Pilints East. ONE FARE plus $1,0  for THE ROUND TRIP.  For full uarticulars call on ot address  HENRYS NURSFR1ES   -  NEW CROP-  Home Grown 8c   Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,   ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.     Catalogue free.  3010 Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the ���������     ;        I    I- j I i-i LI  S. G. YERKES,,  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  E. R. STEPHEN  71 Governmeat st  Victoria, B.C.  RA^BS $3.oo PSR DAY  8AUPLB KOOks  BAR SUTPMED WITH BH9t  WINRS, WQUORS, CIGARS  HOTEL  Beit accomodation in town.. Splendid hunting aud Cabins; in near vicinity..;;.  A. J. McMURTRjE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  '    '   '   '   1 ' ' i  ^���������^^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������*������JK������5ic������5K������5K������5K������JK������*������  m  X  *  LIVERY, BOARDiNQ AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY:  DAVID JOHNSON  *  *���������  X  ��������� .  X  $ PHONE 66 LADYSMITH*  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-mod������lled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1-4.  Office  ��������� ��������� ���������  1st   Avenue  The only  line  now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    Irom    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE SHORTEST N.LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS, THE LOWEST.  RATES,  THE  FASTEST  11 MR.  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  J gent,  710 2nd Aye., Seattle-  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephonej46.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS. AT  FIDDICK  AND  LADY SMITH-Shlngles a Specialty.  1 ���������Manufacturers    of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,     -  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  3aaa6nea *&4  Kiln Dried Flooring     and  Finishing    Lvmfeer la   Stock*  ^TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government     and  Yates'-Sta..,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  One of which is  the'famous "North-  ������oa,st Limited,"  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all points East     and  South,  also  Pullman tickets  issued  and berths reserved.  Excursion rates now in effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  rate ^11. Only directline to  Yellowstone Park.  Steamship tickets on sale te all  European points. Very low rates,  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For     further    particulars  .'call or  CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, Gsneral Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. GenU Manags?  BANKMONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES: f.  S$ and under  3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10  6 cents  ������������������$10        ���������������������' " $30...... 10 cents  .������    $30       " " $50...... 15 cents'  These Orders are Payable at Par at any ofTlce in C liadabf a Chartered Bank  ''T^ff.^'ed),"aiid;at tlie principal banking points II the United htates.  NECOTIAIII.K AT A PIXKI) RATI! A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   . LONPON, ENG.  Thev forai an excellent metliod uf rcmittfn   sniall sums ot iuon������y  with safety und ut unuill   :ost. ^  -i ' W: A. CORNWALL. Maaager,  -LAD'vpKiTH BRANCH  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  na&king to order   a  specUlity. ^~"  THOllAS MCE WAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best  accemmodation  for  transient  isd perau'aent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  write the office.        Pi.one Main 456. asiy furnishes and the bar is up-to-  A. D" CARLTON,  - A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  C. E. LANG  General Ag������at  Victoria, B.C  dste.    Rates Jl.W a day    and    ������p-  wvrds. : .  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  s>|laMdt to< :���������=< :������>: koc Laaysmitk  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ������N THE ESPLANABB,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLT  BAKED\AND FRESH,  Coafectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to bs delivered at any time. ���������-  Employment Agency.,  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM "RODUCE  . Orders will be delivered anywhtre  in the city'promptly and at the low*  est possible1 prices.  Leave orders at Chriutie'a, on tfcs  Esplanadt, ,;  J A3, KARNOOfia    - , LjJ  /  A DAILY LEDGER  '-tnv.-j m,  lr J/ "  >S*i  I-  ���������* Plans,  Specifications and De-  ������������������ tails     furnisheitt for all kinds  ������������������>f work in the CARPENTER  ������������������ Line  ������������������ C.  B.  ROBELEE,  Carpenter  ���������������������������* and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady-  ������������������ smith,  B.  C.  I  ift  AND  s  Its   Great   Resources  NOTICE.  t Persons'   found    using our   Patent  n  Bottle or Stoppers after this Botice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  J >  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  _' Ladysmith. B.C.  (Continued    fiom Page Two)  the turkeys cost only four shillings  each," while cranes and swans cost  ten shillings  each.  liy   157."j  they   were  no   longer      a  Iuxulv of the noli    farmers ,weie accustomed  to serve them  at  Christmas,  ami in some dislncls >they weie  so numerous us-to piovoke complaint/  of  then   ravages  in   the  hop       and  pea fields.   And a book of directions  for rural work published in Pans in  i578  contains  rules  foi   their   breeding and   i earing,  which  shows  accurate knowledge of Uieii   peculiarities  Benjamin   Fianklin,   we  believe,  was  the one who wiote a protest against  'lhe gieat     holiday crowds that Hock   ^'^^^^.^.^.^.^.s.a^.^.^.j..,  lo this Mecca 01 the Laiioashn e work  people     will be  daily exhorted ,vy a  stall of     twenty     preachers to take  their pleasure's more seriously. -  The idea is a noud.one, and an cx-  penmeiit by the Unnch of England.  Not only will the Bishop of Manchester appeal to the tnppeis, but  his two Suffiagan Bishops will take  pari in the spintual campaign tlu't  is to extend from August 5 to 37  ���������* 'lW^*+*+4rHrWrHr+*A  A GLIMPSE OF  LABRADOR  LIFE  We    went     out one night     with a  fl  CALEDONIAN"  i  ,,������"   No part o! British Columbia today offers so many adyantagss to the'  Investor as docs VANCOUVER ISL AND.    * , ^' ;'  Its vast and "varied natural. wealth has never ,been^as;. yet thoroughly:,  appreciated.by^ reason of the fact that it nasWri, bee. promiently laid  i <  before" the public. '.     -     ,. '    .r -   '     -    ''  'gold ��������� \   '   ���������' ���������   l'  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  Leads Them    All  IN" QUALITY  taking the eagle as the. American na-1 ���������sel"ts ciew, and enjoyed the ploasuie  tional emblem* Otlieis have suggest ��������� of a ������0(Ml haul'' of fish. That is an  ed the tin key     as :a, better cmlhlom,    exciting     evperience to any one who  because dislwcthcly American, and has never seen it. The watci, all  the  most   useful   and   beauliful  laigo , around,  was alive with   lumping fish.  bird  cont libuted  by   the   Americans  J Sullen black ripples on the calm sui-  ,to  mankind. [face betrayed the presence of a shoal  It is too late, lo make any  change   of    caplin.       Then thcie would be a  in   the heraldic  insignia-    Yet      the    rush   au/d     countless      flapping   tails  Union  immm  NANAIMO,  B. C.  Co  Hanuf^cturers of the  BEST   BEER  i  r  In {British Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter "Guaranteed   Brewed  from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  -I  M   I  ���������WrW^^WrWrWrW^rW^.--^  -:o:  R. PRITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  ,  VICTORIA, :���������: :���������: ���������������������������:'.���������: :���������B.C  tin Key* has a distinct place in Amci  jean life, such as it has in no othei  n ition. The cook,fcig and eating of  it have eonie to he a well-nigh in���������  dispensable pm t of the ritual of  ThahljS'giv'ing, peculiaily Ameiicau  national festival. So the turkey,  though misnamed, is not without  special  honor in its own counliy.  IN  Its Vast Agricultural I&squrCes  , j  -vt  .*?*   \v  fr.  its land, when properly cleared,   will grow ajmost any product of the  V,  soil known to man,  WHEAT"  I I  OATS  RYE  VEGETABLES  OP  , ALL   KINDS  APPLES.  PRUNES.  PEARSi  A WONDERFUL SOILTOR SM ALL     FRUITS ; AND, k BERRIES.  The Canadian Pacific Company will  adopt  a literal  land  policy,  and  1,500,000 acres controlled    by    them will be disposedW on reason-  6le terms to actual settleis ' "        "l   ,.���������_���������?,  thb  Government lands can be secured   and    -money can be made by those  who desire a new home id a country   possessing the  FOR {DISPOSAL. OF MINERALS  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST" TERi  RITORIES t AND  .THE ..YUKON  TERRITORY.   ;   < , ' ���������   "  Coal���������Coal, lands, may be purchased  at (10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for- anthracite. ��������� Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individ-  ual br company. Royalty at'the rate  of }ten cents .per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the gioss output.  Quartz���������Persons -of eighteen years  and..* over and joint stock companies  holding free, miners' certificates may  obtain entry; for^a mining location.  '-A'tree nu^ei's certifitate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five'years, upon payment in advance  (7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from (50 to (100 per annum for  a company,according  to capital.  ,A free <  miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet1 by marking out the  lame with two legal posts, bearing  location ^notices, one at each end   ou  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded within  fifteen days if located within tten  miles of a mining recorder's ofhee, ont*  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 jclaun each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When'$500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1-00 an acre.  Permission may  be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to  lorate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the \ukon terutoiy, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The     patent for a mining location  shall. provide for the payment   of   a  Royalty of 2������ per cent, of the sales  of the.products of the location.  Placer Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,' entry Iec$5, renewable yearly. Ou the North Saskat  ������hewan River claims are either bar  or bench, tho former being 100 feet  long and extending ,between high and  low water mark. The latter includes  bar diggings, but cxtcmhvback to the  base of the hill or bank, but not exceeding 1,000 feet. Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained. ���������     t ,  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow in Unportance as the Island is iand the'N.W.T.   excepting the Yukon  ������������������) ', , 'Territ(#y���������A free miner   may   obtain  BE5T CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will  supply  any   information  ob-  'tamable  to those who  contemplate  a visit with a view  of investment if  conditions are found 'as. advised.!-: ��������� ;        ���������-'  Is the centre of the great co������l mining  where hundreds of great colliers com c in  each  year,  district;     a beautiful Harbor,  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE  JUNCTION OP Til E     LTNE    FROM.   VICTORIA  TO  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DA ILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH,_B, C.  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board. , .  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied and is in charge of  JOS. PELLIQRINELLf  only two leases of five miles each for  a term ������f twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Iaterior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed , or bars of the river  below low water marie, 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 ' cil  date of. the lease for each five miles,  but where a person  or company   has  obtained more than one lease       one  ENGLAND AS WELL  AS LADYSMITH  'Initiated     by the     Bishop of Man-  caesfcr,     a    definite system of beach  preaching     is  to be     commenced at  Blackpool next week.        ^  'flie corporation has agiecd Ao erect four stands on the sea shore  from the North Pier to the South  Pier,and   from  pulpits  on  the  sands'  dredge for each fiftee, - nii^es or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  (10   ���������per  nnum for each mile'ot river leased.  Royalty at the rate'of 2k per cent,  collected on the output after it ex-'  cecds $10,0001 ,? ���������<  Diedgmg 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. ]j  The l������<!sec-s right is confined to the  submerged" bed or bars, in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to b������ fixed by its position on the  lstday of August iu the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge, in  operation within two yeais from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six yeais 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 ,  e������gtb, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000-  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims aie marked by two legal  posts, one at each eurl, beating notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day 'allowed foi each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking e  claim must bald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled .to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the paity ordinary  claims  only.  Entiy fee, $10. Royalty at tjic rate  of  two and one-half per cent,  on the  alue of the gold "shipped fiom     the  l'ukon Territory to be paid ���������tfc     the  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      on  eaeh separate river, cieek or  gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  fiee miners may work their claims in  partneLship by filing notice and paying a fee  of *2.00     A claim  may    he  abandoned  and another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch 0r river by giv-  ng notice and paying a fee.  Work must be done on a claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has been  done must be obtained each year; if  not, the claim AaU be deemed to- be  abandoned, and open to occupation-  and entry by a rrcc 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,  arc open to  prospecting for petroleum,  and  the Minister  may'reserve for an individual or company  having machinery  on  the  land  to "be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length  of width shall not exceei  thr-ae times the b'jteadth.  Should  the prospector, discover  oil  beating the watci and lumping lil'c  poipoises, as the shoals of cod lushed for theii victims. What an c\Inordinary way it docs seem for na-  tuic to leach - hoi clulilicn. lfjiioy  leaping at lull speed fiom the njr on  youi food, and m\ illowing it alive  It seems,1 however, a subtle tiick tlie  caplin play the cod, for, though they  cannot escape them, they at any rale  die with them, like Sampson with his  enemies, for they msli into the -jaws  of the tiaps andi seines and ai Relish together. {  What *a     busy" scene"    the stage at  Wane Sablon is     on Paturdav night  when not only    has all'the'f.sh to bo  stowed awav,     befoie  midnight,   but  also the gear and everything left ready for'Sunday.'       Then there^arc^al-  iso, a loh' of nets, pcihaps, Ho be sailed; ' that * haver been taken up," as wcl 1  as the     wet seines,     for by a queer  cont last     these     nets,  taken out of  those frigid ^waters,-if allowed to lie  wet, t\illV bui'n in fo'i tyrcighl hours.  They     are'then     useless to bear anv  weight.   One     might fancy  they h'ad  learnt to love     the cold  walcis, and  were, jwlulant at being .-even  tempoi-  arilyl dragged - froiii them.  The kerning of Sunday is univeisal  among the fisher men, and Ural often  at a cost, to the men which -landsmen  do not appicciatc.' Here, only ic-  cently, as a man went.out to lock at  his trap, he found it was chock full  of fine"1 fish. A'hout one bundled  (qmintals who in it. Tic could scaicc-  lv get the door closed. We ha\e  heard of no such '-tuck'' this summei  it was 'a ' voyage 1^' itself for a  man." Yet'he couldn't haul it then,  and he never wenlncai it on Sunday  r.ntl on ' Monday he 'found that the  great weight had , roken the door of  (he.1-'tLapuaudw.,iall.-hut vwo co. three  quintabs had gone out.  'The outlook, for the ohl age of a  fisherman was painfully illusUat'cd'  last week 1 was called to know if  I could do anything for an old fish-  ���������ei'man of 75 \cars. lie was the ^ c-  tun af a double c.itnacl. IIis wife  was ovei C3 yeais old, and all then  children were (h'ad. A gmemmcnl  giant of the munificent amount of  three dollais a quaitei-ycai was all  they had to depend on  Oddly enough, tho next day I was  in a lurhor furthci noi lb and saw  theold man's brother, also totally  blind from cwkiract. We expect to  o|)eralfr on both those cases.���������Dr  Grenfell,' in "Among the Deep Pea  Fishers."  liners' Drilling Machines;  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened  by  us *'  ways gives  satisfaction.   Picks  handled and repaired.  Sriipsrraithing    in aJ1     it������    ^Brantie^  ,  '  ?  Horseshoers and Genera! BSacksmitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -  Ladysmith, B   O  DID IT EVEflTsTRlKE YOlT?  That the place to BUY YOTJR MEAT  is   wheie the slaughtering     '���������  done locally?   We are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send us.  _  and     can     GUARANTEE  EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND CLK UN  PANNELL   &    PLASKETF  LADYSM. ftl  STFVENS BLOCK,  GATV.cR^  Sir-E^"!  ^  LACVSMITH TRANSFER CO. -|  PIANOS,  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MOV-  ED PROMPTLY^ A ND SAFELY.  Stables in the rear ot the Ladysmith hotel.  -  -' Abbots ford.  (   ' - . 5  v   i-- 'I  Leave orders at   the     ������,  WILLI A VI 5 \ i i   I \ ; { :'  '.K  1 I    J.-^l  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding C40 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre ar.v  the remainder of the tract reservoo  namely, 1,280 acres will be sold  at the rate of three -dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  JAS.  A.  SMART.    .  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior,  0    ,������������������-.  SYNOPSIS OV CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING   REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands   may   be pin chased at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  f,20   for  anthracite.   Not  nioic  than  320 acies can be accrued by one individual or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten cents  pcl  ton of 2,000  pounds    shall     be 'collected  on   the  gross  output..  Quartz���������A free minor's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50. per annum for an individual,  mid' from $50 to; $100.-per .annum for  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locale a claim  1,500 x 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 the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been -expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, unci upon, complying with other requirements,/ purchase the Jand at  $1 an aero.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2\ 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   gold   of   five miles  each for. a term of- twenty years, renewable at the descrelion of the Minister of the Intsrior.  The lessee shall have a drcilgc in  operation .within one season from the  date of lhe lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each-mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rale  of 2* per cent collected on the output after it exceeds. $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of  the  Minister of  the In  veri������ir. ,  \\ttxm^gS?  ^  ,'Jf (Ci  s  J!u Z"  1   {  '  1     l    v������*Jr  z*  -  1    ^'  t  -  \ *"v  -"*  , ���������*  i^  .���������*\������  1  1  ��������� "������������������Zl  if- l  r  '    V\  Choice Carpeting  Our Carpet Derailment has alwajs stood out as a special fea-  tuie of our Furnishing business.     We ha\c a reputation of hand-  '   ling only the DEST goods, and the showing     tliis season more "  than    sustains our position (is   the   foremost   Carpet  Warehouse  Men in Western Canada. 1 *    '  Axminsters���������Exclusive Designs for Drawing Room, Library, Dining Room or Hall,     $5.75 to $2.i5*yard  BRUSSELS���������A fine range of Modern Colorings   and Unique Designs, from ,$1.15 to $1.65 p.*r yard  SAMPLES  SV1U1VITED FREE-UAVE   \ OU   OUR   CATALOGUE?  VICTORIA.B.C  t3 ^MgBK*Umm&B!Ma&**������^^ '  v 1 :..'t i.. .* v *.:. {'i;; ������i; anq  BTC.  Work done properly and at right-  prices. ' Shoii and residence in rear  of Ladysmi.lii   Hotel.-  J.  E.  SMITH,   Pr<-  f-O   YEARS' .  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anvono ponrtliiK n bUoIpIi mid doaerlnllnn miiv  nnlclily iiscorMilii our ..pinlo.i freo whctlier an  lnvoiil.inii Is prohnlily niiteiitiilila. ('uniiminicn-  I ions strict'.)' conlldcul Inl. Ilmnlbool: on ! 'HI puts  'lent rrue. Oldest ntreiioy forsfiouriiiif palonts.  I'aionla taken tlirouu'li lUunn & Co. receive  ipftlni not fee, without cliaiyo. in tho  " "'      ifmti  I.nrnrat clr-  puiiiti'em of niiv sol'cnMUo loiirn.ii.-   Toons.-}:i a '  vc.-u" Jour moi'.i.lu t'l.  SolU by������;I unwodtalcrs.  l!.-:nri\ oni'.-i:. t'.i'i ,r St-- Wnslilncnn. T.\ Ci  ������aetif  \ hnndgnmoly illnsfratftd woeltlj;.  ll.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder'':'.;  REPAIRING  of  all  kinds pron.-'-**  attended to.    Shop on Gataere    ������������������* ���������  sriPSDi  Solicitor,  Etc.  Hans?  to  .Loan  st. Avenue        -     -      LADYSMIl  m  Ladysmith Temp'e No. 5 RatbhoIlQ  Sisters meets in the^Oddfellow'  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  ra  Meatmarket  LADfoMlTd B. C. THE   DAILY    LEDGER   ' ___  r"V  J  LOCAL ITMS  EC=  3S9BS33S  iWSSS  ���������Brsi^atsPT* ��������� ���������j  =x=c  ass  stss: ;.-s^i^7S������������������arj&J-j.. ^gasg^sag^R'ewMH  .P  Foicimmer's  savei.  window   is   a money  BANJO      FOR  SALE CHEAP��������� A  Victoi  & Dohson banjo in hrst-cU^s  condition  for  sale cheap    Apply    IL  Shanks'   barber   shor,  1st  avenue.  Foicimmer is out for husmcss.  J. Mollincaux , ictiirned from Na-  iianno on the nine o'clock train this  morning.  Yrslcrday was a bright, waim day  and a huge iiiimhei of people spent  il on the water oi at tlie othei side  of ihe hay . - ~*  Geo rirlchei, of Nanaimo, was in  thus cilj   on business this moinig.  Tickets foi- llie Sfe. Ledger slakes  aie  on   sale at J.   Stewart's.  DUNCANS  ^   TOWNS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old 1 own site of  DUNCANS, V.' I.  A small .area has been laid off   in town lots which are m������w offered  at -.   . ,  AM    D ON  EASY TERMS.  C.  II.  business  morning.  Kiiker, of Nanaimo, paid a  visit      to   Ladysmith   this  Foicinunei's  tractive  window  is  veiv  at-  LOW  PRICED  f  The future  of  the   Cowichan  f  will  exneeJ  expect at ions   and   Tins is a good chance  pittiildMi-  Investment. . _  District  and   Vancouver  Island  a saf������ and  'I'liti following Sep tern her magazines aie now in' Ainslics, Aig)^y,  iPopul.u, Wide Vt'oild, Metropolitan,  Cosmopolitan and All-Stoiy at  Knight's 'Book Stoic.  EXTEND  THANKS   TO  LADYSMITH PEOPLR  The   rcpiescnkitnes  of  the  United  Mine  Workers   of   Nanaimo,   Mo=srs.  P.  Woe-dburn,   Geo.   Hardy,   M   ilen-  clrickson   and   J    Johnson,   whoweic  in Ladysmith on Satuidav  taking up  a collection    foi       Hie  iclicf  of   the  members of  that   oigann/ation  m the  neigliboung   town,      have    rciue-iljd  The.Ledger  lo  cvlend   to  the   i n^1  employees and   the* business   o-iple <,f  this city then   smceie thanks foi the  lilxial   suppoif   they   lcceiv.'.l       The  amount of  s3'3t 10   was collected  f  Come and-htvi the old Bo'sun sinn-  "Foi   TTe  is  an Ei%Ii������shman "  Fiom this datj on five ceutt will  buy a nice, cool glass of beer at.  Jones,'   Hotel.  DEN'TTST   QUTNLAN IS  IN   LADYSMTTTT  Dent i.tt  Quinlan  came in  last, evening and   is spending a few  days      at  t'lie    ALtfi'tl.sford,   wheie  he can   be  found  leady   to  do  any kind  of  c!rn-  lal  workk    The Doctoi   looks  natural aftci   his tnp up   the coast, which  has  lasted   for  some months.       He  says   limes   on   the   coast  as  a 1 ule  aie very good,  but  the Skecna  Riv-  ei   sec lion has not  shared  as  well in  piospenty as  ha\re  the other       sections  The. Ladies' Guild of the Presbyterian Chinch will hold then icecream social on the Pavilion ground  on Tuesday, 22nd Aug , from foui  o'clock The band will give selections and a good time is anticipated  The ladies of the congiegnticn aie  requested to kindly .send in then  usual  clonal lens  o-f cake,   etc  HEE PLANS AND PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART JM WMITTOME  knl)smith,  V.  I. Duncans.     V.  I.  j.  afsssser  P  c  $  DOMINION EXHIBITION  1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER 7-1905  Under the Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  In J us 1 rial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C.  $ HOMO,(l-  PRIZES  AND  TRACTIONS  $100,000.00  Enlarged  grounds,  new,  handsome aud spacious builtfitgc.  WORLD'S  CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS    in  ROWING   and' LAGfOttatE,  HORSE  RACING,  Broncho "1 t-sting,"  Military I*ara<t������s a������4  Exercises.  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and  clhei   Famous  BANDS.  GRAND .WATER   CARNI v/AL���������Paiarte of    Fraser  River  Fishing  Fleet  Patrol Beat*, H M. Warsmps, Iiu'ian War Cannes, etc., ��������� . India* spetts..  Per  all information wnte YT. H.   KEARY,   Stetstary   aai   Manager,  N������w-W������btMHBst*rt B. C. , t.*   ' "-   ���������   '  Fiesh      fiuit  of  every   vauety  Simon   Lcisei   <Sc  Co 's Ltd  at  THE  -MOONLIGHT   EXCURSION OX SATIRDU  The ninhi \Wls a little cold hut  o-lhciv.isc pei feet on Saturday aim  (he people who went on the (' h  Hand Moonlight i:\ciusion had a  most      oniovable     nine The  trip  aif^imd the islands isaveiv pictU  one, and as seen by the light ol the  moon on Vat 111 day Ras enjoyed h}  many It was a splendid oppoitun-  itv lot the senliinciit.il, and nianv a  veiling gallant vvlnspeicil gent k-vol .Is  of love .iilo the eais of a Muslim";  in.iid While, of ionise, jt was vci>  Killy-of. ilicin, they can he excused,  for in C(jsy nooks on the decks uf Hi.-  Joan, lis ten in n; to (he sweet music  of the hand, with a dish of icecream  each, and the. queen of the nigh I-  shining dtyvvii with her utmost l.ril-  liancy, even an old married couple  could he forgiven for hci jig s-vntil  mental. It- is said lli'n't towards thi:  enci of the trip even the decpewt if  hiss iiisiriiincnls became hadly af-  fcclc-d and their voices Quivered sadly with; it. is supposed, sentiment.  UASnUALL  Fourtecn-one, was the scoic at the  conclusion ol the baseball game >es-  teiday     afternoon,    Ladysmith being  speed swimming has made gigantic  strihes, and the progiess has j,een  marked by numerous and radical  changes.        The single ovcraim was  the victors over Nanaimo      'IhcNa- j lnc f7u,     mii,rou-mc-iit on the hi'cast  naimo  plavcis  were juniors,   but   o. e '  01  two     seinois had get mixed with  rhe 'Lach smith     bojs,  consequently  On  W:i.'ili.u\s-:l.iy   and   Thursday      tlie  Juvenile   Oj'-crn.   Troup   will   he   here  and     wit 1:1    t'lic-m   the   miscjiifj-vious  .Mi-d-d ics.  the plav lacked intcicst, it being too  one-sided. Had the match been between juniois only it would doubtless have^heen liiteLesling, hot, as it  was the v silors weie unable to cope  with the home pi telling . Sojne of  the local umiois shoved some veiy  fan  play.  WELL   KNOWN  SPORTSMAN DEAD  New Yolk, Aug 21 ���������Thomas Cui-  tis, fiust president of the Ameiican  Bowling C'ongicss, and known tinou-  gliout the countiy as the "lather of  now ling 111 .vmeiica," died \eclerday  day 111 his home in BiooUvn He  was T'l >e.us old Until he tell ill  two wi>cks <im> lie lia'I bowled cveiy  day   foi   mote   th>n   20   ve.us  vnothrr long dts-  tancp: yacht race  Marble Head, Mass, Aug 31 ���������In  lhe very lightest of we.it.lier conditions, but undei a deal sky, fi^u  vachts, all schooncis, hoisted Sails  todav in the Eastern Yacht Club's  folic distance lace fiom tins poi t to  Halifax,. .I,")?-miles.  SWiMMINCI���������  The evolution     of speed  swimming'  makes a  pleasant study.      Unlike   the  majority    of athletic     sports   which  have developed  slowly,  gradually  and  su.^iently,      swimming  has   advanced  in  gmil     revc/ulioiiary  leaps   iutej-  sperscd  by   periods of absolute stagnation.    What, strokes  were used   he-  fore  the beginning of  this century   's  a matter of conjecture,;  t'v ���������'���������'breast"'  is  really     the  first site ;-.whose  description has come to u: , and  if any  faster      ours     wefc use-.'  we do not  know of them.  In    the last;     fifty year ,  however,  .stJidcs,  and the progress has    been  Mdeied    a    marvel,of ingenuity, hut  its triumph was a short one, and the  double over-arm soon supplanted it,  then the scirsor     kick  put in an appeal ance,     closely    followed    by the  trudgeon,    and now again a wave of  reform has swept over the swimming  world, ami the crawl is being hailed  on e\ery side     as the only    racing  stroke of the\future.  Dr. Dier can be found at any time  at his office on High street. His den^  tal   woih  is  guaianteed  lo  be first-  cla&s and fates reasonable st.  Yqu do not have to go out of the  city to  secuie  bargains.    Call   in at  Morrison's    and   see     his     stcck of  shuts,  ties and. gent's furnishings ef  good grade  and  at  fair  prices.      _  See our window  display   of^   v  j  .r ^^^^^s^ssgssssss^ssssssess^ssss  25 MENS'SUITS  IN SERGE AND TWEED  At Half Price To Clear  CALL EARLY AND GET A BARGAIN  MUST BE SOLD TO MAKE ROOM  MINERS  SHOES  These shoes are  guaranteed       to  give the best of]  satisfaction  A*VBHwn������������nm  [orrlson's, Ladysmith, B. C.  mLMJ&tS   Bk������������K.      -.������������������   ������������������   ���������.���������   ��������� TELEPHONE  6-7  Prices $2.50, $3.00  and $4,50 P������r Pair  BLAIR AND iOAM.  ���������PM������NE  2-4  PHOW������  24.  I  X  L  S  24     Mens'  Tweed Pants���������all  Si/e������, REGULAR $2 50%  Special $1.25  4 Doz. Mens' Colorecl Shirts,  some of the hest makes,  REGULAR $1.25  Special 75c;  200     Boys' Serge pml Fancy  f ��������� i  Tweed    Suits, in Paunlleroy',  i"  ,    Norfolk, and  Russian.  r  REGULAR ri.50,   -.5 00  Special $2,95  Five Dozen. Flowing End Ties  washing silks^ ,  REGULAR 75c, to $1 00  Special 50c.  14 " Do/   Mens' Neg^gcc and  RegatMa Shiits, W. G. & R.  make, "placed into stock to-"  day.     Somi of the prettiest  and    Nohhiest     patterns we  ha\e ever handled.  $1.25 Each  48 Blouses  m Linen Netting  Linen,   Etc    Reg.   $2.50 to $4.  Special $ 1,00  12    Blouses, White     Muslin,  Tucked.  Special 50c.  Neck     Rlhbons, all  widths,  plain- and fancy shades,  i  REGULAR -inc.  Special 25c,  Extra     wide Sash Rihbon in  Red, Fawn, '.i.Uue, Pink.  Special 25c.  Look through our mill  ends land remnants.  #* they are money savers.  WALTERS^  AKENHEA  Dr. Dior's office is open, evenings  and Appointments can be made for  woik at any time through the week.  Oifly first-class dental work is turned out and it is done at reasonable  prices ' " , st  THE LADYSMITH  PHARMACY.  The  proprietor   o'f  the  Ladysmith  pharmacy is  to  Ixs congratulated on  tlie Appea'iance of his store since tlw*  era of improvement started with him  a few  weeks   since." Partitions  have  been   removed  awl  the  prescription  case set back     in  tha rea^ of  th������,  greatly, enlarged store; new shelving  and mouldings, have been put in and  a g<.neial  renovation given the store  that has  improved  it  a hundred percent.    The  painting  and  decorating  has  been     most - attractively done,  good taste has been displayed in selecting colors  and   designs.  Theceil-  ��������� ing  is  covered  with  brown burlay,  \ laid oft in la^gc s-tjuares, by mould-  | ings,  with  handsome,  but not gaudy  designs'' in   decoration.    The  colors  blend  hnirmonously and make the interior of  the building show up     in  excellent slrape.    The design  in decorating is the work of" S. 'Roe<lding,  and   the  painting,   calsominning  and  fiiiishiug 'work' was carried oiit un.  del his direction.  r      t.    '  We have a large consignment   of  I Fruit ;on hand and can, supply  ypur  wants and satisfy your taste.  Udysnrffe But fiiikii?  fsbUlslMit  i.auneh and Pltasur* Koats ���������( aH  ������scriplrt������ns fei\,Hire. B������ats built  to erdtr. and Repaired. Speon ears, a  Spe^ality. ' '   V- '  HARRUP AND HAYH������N. ,'       (  BOAT     BUILDERS.  CUBANCIGARFACIORY  Mannfacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn  None but Union Lab , Employ ed  n J. BOOTH, Prop;  NOTICE.  '' .v    !   ,'  - From    , this date the ��������� undersigjied  will not be responsible,; far any���������ia-  debtedoess . yinourred except, or ;, a  written order signed by the secretary.  Rowland' Maehin.' "   ' ' , ^ .  V. I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Nen Personal Liability.  Victgria,'>. C, May 18th, IMS.  Ah Wing &; Co.  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Oenti' Clothes Mad* to  - Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTY VI.  LADYSMITH,   B.  C.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given' that at the  next sitting of the Board' of Li  censing 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 piemises k* nown as the Queen'j  Hotel, situate upon Lots Ii3 and 14,  bioek 73, Ladysmitti, B. C, from myself to Leopold Lepas.  DESIRE HENRY.  Ladysmith,  22nd  July,  19&5.  ) .'. 'i '  m ��������� i !���������������������������  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     $>      Notary Public  P. O. BOX a68  ?52."������ Cash buys one of the neatest  and best finished homes nr-town.  Fnst-clfcBs loclntiion. 1  V250���������Seetues two fine lots i- few  yaids liom the -Po&tpffice. $400 on  'mortgage.  $150���������Caslli secures good four-roomed dwelling.  Balance $200 <:n timet.'  $.'100���������Cash   secures   7-rootued . h-yjfie-  ������������������Halsncc,  $250,  on   linie.  $200���������Cash,and $10 per month for. a  four-roomed house with [Antry and  lAitli-rodin.   All   newly   ,:v?iCi'\ "und  - painted   in   and  out.   Fine  garden.  Water  laid. on.  $100���������Cash a,n<] $10 per ftotith bays  good dwelli^igMhouse, small housed  on same lot hringing $5 per month.  Splendid well,neig'libors willing to  pay monthly rental far wa'ter. Purchase  is almost   self-supporting;  $00Q-r-Buys good central business pro-  ,   pcrty.  Well  rented.  JRAPES  . Musct^.;. ' .���������������������������������' 15c-   ir'  GRAPES Black  ..' .'.     ���������       211>s for 25c.  LEMONS   (large)   :.. '    ....... '��������� 30c. per dozen  WATERMELONS   '.    ,.. ~       50c.   and   COj.    each.  PEACHES    ���������..: /���������'���������   2 lbs   for  25c.  PEARS;   California  Bartlett   ^3'lbs for 25c"  APPLES' an 401b boxes .��������� .7....  DOcts.,  $1.00,  $1 23) per box  PLUMS     We have received   roday 75 boxes of  good , fruit ami will sell    Cheap. ''  PRLINE  PLUMS,,    THIRTY  410XES  JUST   ARRIVED.    ��������� ff  \ c " ' ���������    '      ,  *"  Fre^l'Bggs, and Cowichan  Butter  ���������, nvu ���������������-:; Always on Hand  SIMON LEISER& CO Ltd.  OATAO&E 8T  LADYSMITH  W. G. Fraser  Merchantfailory* -  ' (ist Avenue) ^ -  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  getybur 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: . , . -���������    ,  LADYSMITH HARDWARE- to.9 Ltd  Charlie   Duriri  MIsRCHAN r TAILORS  NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  ������ Charles Dunn, of the above firm, visits Ladysmith every Sunday for th������  purpose of taking measurements and seeing customers peisonally. May  be seen at the Motels. We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at t^h,*  lowest possible rates. Suits from $15 00 up. Pants from $4.00 up. AH  Hand-made. Full line ol the Latest supplies ALWAYS carded by Mr.  Dunn. i i  ! ��������� rt  1 ��������� i,  Lt  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If you can get first-class goods at low prices fiom a ipliable  house at home. The peddlars that call here tiy lo ^ei lid of such  trash as they cannot sell -at. home. If you get an aiticle Horn a  tellable firm you aie sure tha t the goods  aie as   lopusentr-d,  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 toputa-  tion as a ilcslrfii^-iljousB." Wecairy nothing rn oui line bi.t the  best quality**^*goods and sell   on   small   piofits,   as   oui   expenses  are small. We ha\e no fat salaiies. to pay .ind no lia\c'hm\ cn-  ' petises Calf and compaie our prices and our goo-Is, an I don,I l.c-  deceived.  .; ..*-������B.I*ORCIMriEK  " WATCHMAKEK,   JEWEI.EK,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue, -.:X '/&��������� -;-X;.    :-L.ady!f.milh������"  ^-   c  Stoves  Itoves  Pattern and Latest'  We are making them of the Newest  : '.-v .'   Styles.^;'  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reaaona   hie-  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES IN BL AIR AND ADAM'S' WIN HOWS.  LAbVSmTrt IR3N & STOVE WJRK3 CO., LTD.  Houses   to  rent,  tieulars.  Call   and  get  raq-  ���������  Fire,   Life 'and   Accident  Insurance.  Deeds,   Wills,    Mortgages,  Contractsv and   Agreements Drawn.  FOR] RENT.  The hotel. apartments of the Portland    Hotel,      consisting   of  twenty  rooms,      including  hitchen,   pantry,  s t������rgrooms ,14. pedroohis,  .Avel 1  fu r-  nished,  sic.   The house,  wiWioiit the  bar, ,will be leased by the undersigii-  ���������d  at very ^reasonable-' rates./   Call  and look over   the premises. :A good  boarding house  keeper can  do  well.  ANGiELO TAI'K,'  Proprietor.  From this  dat&.on five cents .will  i  buy  a nice,  cool  glass  of  beer       at  Jones,'   Hotel.      ^ L ^  Dr. R.B. Dierj  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, aud at re������son-fl  able rates. /  .. .... <  High St. LadysmithJ  OPEN 'AT ALL HOURS.  Appoint/input's may he made at any!  ���������      ��������� '     i 'II  time  for  dental   work  at Dr.  Dier'd  on High street st ������


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