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Array !.���������������:*���������  1   j  '���������- -W-l.urm  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  Ot/-  rv.  rV,'J������ 25 jgp  ^  OR1A. &'  tv  f ���������>  TOL. a,  OUR POSY NEIGHBORS  H    WRITING LETTERS  . >��������� ������ * j  i ���������* ______������_^^^_^  INariaimp is Fast . Becoming   a  City   of Letter  Writers  [Critics May Claim That it is Mot  ;   AH Good But Take >  Your Choice  WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23, 1.903  PRICE   FIT*   CflflTS  ���������i  l-f������  ii'Our Nanaimo neighbors are becom- tie cmploycis1 one* thousand dollars"  l/ing great, letter writes, as will be for< disci.minaling ^gainst thc mem-  ;' u " . "     ,.    , ,,'    <r- -  , I beis  of  any  trades  union  was  also,  Kseen from the following samples.    ~     ,--   - ,. ,, -_ ,���������,������������������u7^������������ ,,...*  ,a���������,i*  I"-     - ' v e>        i i0[  coursej   a deep  machination, -'and  Editor Free :: Press.-Thc editor ot m{cn<tol to ( hint the-unions.;    ,  -  the Herald    dips his pen'once moie 1    This confeiencc to lielp'thc nuneis  linto  his gall   ������ot ami pioceeds  with", or  this town  to end  the 'ead-lock is  canipaicn-VWinst the-proposed  also,, accoidmg.-to Jhe  Herald,     an-,  I his   campaign,-   against 'the -proposed  conference on' his usual tactic of mis  other  of  my miBcraible  schemes     to  ^ mjuie   Uic  men,.    Meantime r.r   Jigc-  Kreprcstntatiqn and abuse.   If this ton men(s aic-going on.'  ltreuce    l<tiis, iitie    oigand aum-h,  ' '���������small,- 6c to'J^cannoif now sn.iue t������v  Unc.    responsibility e>t having umiuu  |,every cnoit'to ueieat iL by'bilici a|i-  |pealt>* to piejudico and^-passion "   t'lit  Ifreason foi tins line oi "acuonjis vcl)  ([apparent    aiult1hal~i& that foniitiuis"  Knot me1 ��������� prune"1 marvel."-J������c caLs me  Jan. Ethiopian    .now, Ivlr. 'luntui, aim  company   t<  points oui "that l/ae' negto can t cnaiige "We  if they  >his    spots, ci     wool,  ol  sometiuiig    M'1*      ^-  '.Weil, AiUir   ought tq Know tins ui-  "t'er   than   -1.   i/ani a little laut'in  spots,but   I^don't-giow iwool? 1 cei-  t^inly stated that,1 would cany this  project through .   as fai as it ins in  .     *J.,H;  IIAWTHORNTIIWArTE-J  R.S.fA tumor ' is'-'being< circulated  that    I lnternl^to^ be present" at  ihe  pi opose*l  , conference. " Tins') is  not  tiue, as 1 have  neither  the desire nor  in ten lion Xo Le present   My one object and   intention  is 'to' bring'" the  representatives/of the- men "and   the  company "together  to settle' tM* tibu  can,  in,a peaceable nian-  nei ?     *^  FUL 0NG6NSCIQUS ON  BROADWAY  Young Girl, Thought to Be  . a Canadian, in a Sad  '.. _- v   Plight  The Police. Believe Her to  be Stiff, ring From Mor-  ��������� ^phine Poisoning  Buffalo,   N.Y ,   Aug.   23 ���������An    un-  known young woman^about  l!) yeais  > .  old,   , m  an"   unconscious  condition,  was picked up by tlie police on  Broadway early today. The palice  believe that she is suffering from  morphine poisoning, but the surgeons' at tlie hospital decline to express ��������� an opinion until a more 'thorough 'investigation ol .the ���������case is  made: ' _  ;  Marks   on  the  girl's  clothing indicate  that t-tl*ey   were  made  in Canada. Cards   found   in  her   poeketblook  hear' the "names /'Blanche  Bolcr,   56  Moher"st;.V'and' "Frances, Boland.",  THREE KILLED IN TRAIN  The Fatal [Accident Took  Place at Topeka,  Kansas  -*j-  Chicago Automobile Club  Abandon Their Fall  '.Meet ':'?,  TRAINS   COLLIDE   AND '?  THREE ARE" KILLED'.  Topeka, Kas"., Aug" 23.���������TlueencL-  sons were killed early today in1 a  head-on collision between two U V  freight biains near Rossville, \- a  town on the Union Pacific 18 iiiiles  west' of Topeka. \  RUSSIAN ENVOYS FAVOR  ROOSEVELTS' COMPROMISE  Witte s Government will Not Permit Him to Accept it, but the Czar s Last Word is Not  Yet Received  In the Opinion of the Plenipotentiaries the Presi-  dent's Compromise is an Honorable Road  to Peace  Portsmouth, N 11 , Aug 21 ���������M  VVitic and Baron Rosen ain\������l ,at  the navy yard for the day's session  of lhe peace confeic-nce at 0 25 this  Baron   Komuia  and  Mic  understood   Japan was   picpared     toperoi's advisors stand firm   The Rus-  oflei  this  morning as  a lesult  of thc Mans   reall/e   that   thc   turn   events  PiesidentVs   heioic  endeavors   tosa^c haAe 1aK'en  wl)I   ln,t theu  country in'  the confeicnce.    The nimoL  telegdaph a .difficult   ptofcilion   if   a, niptuiecom- r  etl      to   the Associated   P,ress   aftei    es  now. Japan   will  stand   before  the  WORSHIPPING-' ATk- i��������� * L ���������   n  ? ,  "        SAIITH'S   SHRINE u  Editoi   Ileiald,-Jf  my'taste (   had  been consulted ]l \vouldJ ha\^e 'prefered  my powei "peacefully if 1 could,-but  fco naxe     Vairied ^on"Jthc  discussion  carry it*'through an*/way." -The only  wltJ, Mf - Hawthorfttlvwaite ontiiely  individuals    wiio arefstri\mg to piu   ln yiC impersonal character-of editorf  unl me   doing ^so aie   -those Leluml 0[  the lleiald,  but since, my , friend!���������  the Herald    i~ao tiot feat war-wiuri^-j,^.has,chosen  to tefer^to ^nc|'    by  'thcm^TlH!  moie di&cussiOn 'theie is; ljfani<; and. cndcavoicd  to hold  me up  tne/worie tnoir posiuon Wxints   A- to public  redicule,as a worslupiier at  .the" nuneis do not  want this "confer-   the shrine of  Ralph  Smith  and  at-  ence uiey willvdou'biless  \m gncu^an   tubute my. opposition /to him as due  \opportunity  rio ������ay .so uuoi������������iivM.m.u   to  the blindness  of -niy devotion  to  i'urganiz"auoii.s anu uiat,wnl sei\lc\i..   the Smithy idol, J amSl so Amoved    to  ': Ainvtais iree c^ccuon to ti.o't������j.uu  laughter   that   lean   scarcely   refrain  'meiil * iiiwiU'ieaLc    in  Uus uca.iio--������  letting   the public   in  on  this  little  was according  lo the icadeis  (.wincn  joke,  for   I have  known  Mr    Haw-  Utaenaughly'i.ieePiW*iillnoi-i)������.h- thointJ.waite  for  a number  or years-  lish, having ,ots oisum ol Uicu i.B >*'������ ���������"������������������  V^t'  ,lo    pay loi)  that such aclici  liuit tnc     company,    might  uuneces-  saiuy annoy ivn. biocKcti, and dine,  loiLign   capital oui-of     thc tommy, I  'this i% all wrong now dml Uie coin-  iiiiisbion might hint ll.e oincials el  the bniteu Mine Nbikers. I ih niv  that thc omcials ol that uiuon as  well as the rank and hie will rhaiik  Aitken  to let then cause olone    Ue  i wouid"ma(lc an  a������Ject  H,_,ot J9f himsJB,fJ. h?  his  diivclling  adulation  of   Smith, it  was tins same Jim Ilawthornthwaite  Why,      Su,   my   lirst acquaintance  with      Jim   was   in   a Labor   party  meeting sonic yeais ago when he'  .said undoubtedly the two greatest  men in "Canada were Su Wilfrid  Laurier and Ralph Smith Some  tunc after this he took the stump  foi   Mr   Smith and   made  some of the  has done them nothing but injury ������.0 mo<?( si0i)j,ery speeches of slavish ad-  lai.   lhe     omcials oi  that oigani/ar  nina(10ri f0i  Ralph, so much so that  ;tion, or accredited agdits, whclhei ' 0u one occasion Captain Cli\c Phil-  they aie lionioJpioduccd 01 come liom \imi> Wollcy look occasion to gently  Pennsylvania'    are not    "oiitsideis," 'chide Jim on making too muclw   ot  .Capitalism is international J������ ������ts ol-  Ids candidate, and Jnn not only de-  ganuation  "'same light  today and latoi has the  The oll.cials and accicd-  lited agents have a penect light,  .having neen authoiued by the men,  fto i <leal with the company- in any  ,way they choose, secictcly or other-  fended   Ins  remarks,   but  wanted    to  fight the cupplod  Captain  then and  there on behalf of Ralph   .-  I believe that the gallant Captain  at that time referred to'Jim in Ins  own elegant English'as "a pig who  was   feeding   on   the  swill   of       the  .wise.   1 am "������\^lclllha'  ^uno Icompany."      This  little  pleasantly,-  a new    "labor leader,-  in Nana mo ;       I   ^ waslcalcuUtad     lo  ������,thought the men heie ha< a Del J-,^ ^^ ma(]_ am) we wci(j a���������  ful of tins .lass of shaik and had 'U*,^ ^ ^ CaptalJ1 luvWii ])Ceu a  ided. to    dispense  with  them in fu-!cill>1)le  Jlm   would  haNC soa!v<(i  ,lim  good and. plenty  Iture But peihaps Hugh Aitken is  [the new aspirtnit. Undei l any ui-  '.umstances he     will suiely not deny  lhe saw     Mr      Stockett hunsclt  and  |,uggeste<l a soii of a hoii/ontal pio-  [[���������osition  The   .'.United     Mine    .Workers have  liuL oui   hero,   die  ubimiilous Jim,  he   of   the   biisleied   hands  and   ach- -  nig back,   who was ics-cucd  when     a  child  by   the giimy   faced   mancis  of  Wa es,   had  still  gieatci   laiuels     to  reap in     defence of his' dear Ralph;  IVothing, to fear     and'nothing >������jJ������^e j The election 'was.'oyer' and-won and  |by a     conference.   They    can suhmit  few  who' were  in   the- Lalior  rooms  fcheir terms including the recognition 'on Victoria.  Orescent that night will  lif their union   ir they desire and .in-' forget   the  uiwiiii'-lifitxl ass   Jim! made  iCtrjict'the'delegates.   If the company 'of- himself   by  h'is  abject  abasoment  'till hot     accept, they can -refor  the 'at the shrine of the successful candi-  iiatter if they choose to arbitration,''date,Me .jimupcd. up/ami."down like' a ,nM>n.t ot j>jm-s  ilt    withdraw     Uieir delegates.   The  man out'of his senses,   lie called for {cx.(,raoidinary enthusiasm of  the mo-  K-ierald  liersistcntry   tries   to  misrep-  three cheers for  Ralph and   Uw>ii. for jnicnti   Months  later,  when, he  took  Lsent my. every action '" "'^ fi 1-"'  th^ timcs! throe.   He swore. ;..; that-  Tlie^wieck of the ^Norwogian steam  er-Tricolor*was sold, at'auction at  San' Francisco .to-'A/, W _Beadle, of  that cityt'firf $850^-Tlie-same -film  also bid in the cargo *of^ coal foi  $105. As -Ijefore.'reported, the. Trico-  lar jWent ashore":; at Cape 'Mandocino  while boundI, to ;Saii "<Pf ancisco froni  Dadysmith. " Nuuie������>us   attempts   to  save   the  vessel   proved  unsuccessful  The  tiicolor -carried^a'Cargo "lo nearly 6.C03   tons of^coal^'      .  ' '        '  1 i-T ',        - a        t. "      ���������>  SIRJwTLLlAMi  ' V:    ;     IS FIRST  The Veteran Stock Breeder  , -  Enters Thorough-  breds'  New Westminster,~ B C , Aug 23 '  r'''Sn". Will Km Ladner, the veteran breeder of thoroughbred cattle in  the Delta, and a well known ohl-lunci of British Columbia, has the honor of being .the fust evlnhitoi to  mabe entry in the j'ive stock show of  vthe  1905  Donun im Fan  Since the aiiiioimcemtnl' that the  gieat national exhibktioii would be  held m New Westminster tins fall,  Sir William has been veiy active in  Stirling up inteievst in the exhibits  and now he has set the pace foi  stock bleeders b\ enter fig 41 head  of Shortihorns  Sir William, who is vice-piesirtcnt  of the Royal Agiicultuial and Industrial Society, undei whose auspices the big exhibition is being held,  will ude one of his finest looking  hoises on the giomuls, and will be a  picturcstnie figiue among the notables who will be seen m New Westminster  during   the fan.  WI>LL   NOT   HOLD ; :l  AUTOMOBILE     MEET.  Chicago,  Ills,   Aug.   23.-The^Chi (morning        Baron   Komuia  and  Mi ������������������ mi(|lugilt   was   co^med, this   morn- w������]d as^ not  implacable,  not unrea-  cago   automobile   Club' yesterday de ; Takahira     came  fi\e  minutes after- mg*but it required an important ex- dv   ^������   accept   a. compiomisc   on    the  cided "to    abandon  its, track", meet,  j wauls and the   session was begun at- planation    The  cablegia,m, fiom    St "two   lss������es    "By  the  auangements"  scheduled  for th-is  fall.    The'action    once Peteisbuig was sent beioie Mr. Watter lo  l^ractically yield,  in  whole or  in  was     taken   because   of--the -.protest j    Excessive     tension  aie  the wolds had   communicated  to   the   Empei.01 - P3,11*'   alkcIc fiv<A   (cession   of  Sakha-  against   automobile   racing   on-cucu-' which   should      be   used   to   describe the    contents, of thc communication   lui)   while obtaining  in   subfitance   if  lar ttacks on account of' tnfe^'recent   the situation  before the  peace pleni- fiom   Picsulcnt   Roosevelt  dchveivd   ,lot'  ln  form  artiole n������>e  (lemunera-  aecidcnts. ,       "t   <���������'. /   j PolenLiaiics met this'morning  Thcip t0   him   yesterday  aftein0on  at    the'tlon  fo1   tlle cosi  of  WiU >    Should  / ..     o      .     ..'..*' . -        J weie evidences of exotleinciiL 111 both navy    vaid   so  that  was not neces-  Ku%ia    lefusc   this   solution,   which  NAN PATTEUSON        . ."  ''i I t      icamjs     as (he    chiefs  and   alkchps Saulv to he accfepted  as  the Empci- wl11   ^iable  'ier   to   niaintain     |^juite  INFATUATES" A SU. made   then   picpaiaUons   loi   dcpai 0i's last word, and Mr   Witte, \yho, coirectIy  that  she ceded neither  tei-  New'   Yoik,   Nan     L'atlerson,   the   tine     The summci   giasls  of  Llir ho- ihoie is reason  to liclieve,  is in sym- rit(>ry nc>r Paul  wai  tubute, they be-  thoius girl    whose tual here Ior rlie  can    pievent  the  horn being against  tel 'v\ere as  agitated as  the foieign-  patliy  with  the  conference,   is     pn>ilie%ed      nothing  muidcrof* Caesai Young is of ;iec&nt' crj> ������and the ciowds on the vciiindah .luud  to  "spai  for  time"    At   the'world's verdiot  memory,, has again come into unen-   to  witness  the  departuie   weie laig- conclusion  of  the  sitting  today itis,,hem-  viable  -notonety "ccause of her al-  el .tha������  any  since the confeicnce he-  thought  an adjournment will be  ta-l   Thev Sav 1,Ilal in efTect xt only in-  Ic-cd     entanglement with    C. Ralph .fiu"   lts  siitingSv - ^_     kemcvei   tomorrow in order lo give polres   thc  >ecognition   by   Russia of  Ash   a    luinbei hi'okei     and man ltd'    The POP^*"-  ^lci ^ras thai today   M       Witte  an  opportunity  to  heal ,an   accomplished   fact,   the   militaiy  wWis'a feuost   wo������1(l,decide  the  issue,  but  the ��������� As-  fui thei   from his government    A high 'occupation  of Sakhalin, and an equal  ^ '      sociated  Piess had   vviut  is v.onsulci-   Russian   authority  summed   upc    the iecog,nition  of the practical  Impossi-  at   cd  ccrta,n  thc  statement j thai such^the situation .Hiis morning  with  theiI)lhty   of   Hll&sla   le-conquenng       it  - ���������                -    *      will  not  l>e  the case    Wtic  it to-go  words    "There  is  still  hope"' with hei   navy at  the  bottom  of the  Cambridge   Court hotel,;  where ine  ^  a c       ,ete  show.<loun  o[ haud     ,    A]   '  { memhers  of sea"    T1,e Japanese seem  keenly alive  legisterod     as,Helen Ncodhamj  She;_ _   mnB   _rt���������,���������   _   ^   ,_.  ���������     r% . ��������� ,.L ���������  lQ  ihc adVantage  of  thcil   poSitlon.  Should   Russia  eventually, decline the  man.of Dululh Minn  at the Hotel A&tona.    - Ay  ' Miss Patterson has been staying  ���������ambridge   Cour   hotel,:  wnere 1 ne  ^  a         ,ete  show.<lmvn  o[ hail(d,  egisterotl     as.Helen Nocdham.j;  She ;a       ^   w&s   ^^  ^   lhe   ,on������  lacked her. trunks-and left'lor ,Wash- ���������.,,,,������������������,������������������,    , ,���������,,,��������� ���������  ,..,���������., ,r;  g  ihe  Russian   mission would p^isonal'  compiomise they say thev do_not \ye~  packed^inui^aiiu^m^^ cableg,ia.m of instructions which 31. h Uvo. the compromise suggested  mgc���������,D C, today simultaneously Wl(tc leCclVed from ^ gove]nmen, };y ^ piMidcnt Jn ^ ^^  with a bitter     denunciation  by mis.   Jjst mghi  wou,(,  nofc pelmit h|m   to  jL  oft|,ls  an honorabl(, 10ft(,  to peace,  llcV,c sl,c  tan ("sca'Je  lllc "sponuhili-  accej.t   the compromise   which   it was  but they aie powerless  if thc     Em- ^ l0'   llje fa-lhue of the negpitnatioiiB  " I "It   will   be   a diplomatic   taushima  for  Russia,", said  otie-of them.this  nioining  Ai tides  ' 10     (interned  waiships),  end   II  (limitation of Russia's naval  power   in  the Fai  East) can be easi-  They  were  never  sen-  Japan is believed  on-  V    l>      Handy, s'ster-m-law oKAsh  Mrs "Handy    spoke_^freely today of  Ash'.s     lricndsiup for  1he Patteis.011  Avoman and    declaied "he had spent.a  small fortune on hei.  Look  in  Forcimmer's  window and  something will suipuse you.  mireis, there was Jim in tlile foic-  front of the ciowd dragging the carnage o with both hands until they  weie blistered, and shouting Ralph's  "praises with (he mosl_tncless and  enthusiastic gusto  Don't imagine  foi   a monunl*,     Mi  Editoi,   that   I am  oveistating     the  case or drawing on my  imagination.  These  incidents   which   I relate      are  all   actual   happenings   within       the  knowledge   of  hiindiv<ls   of  oitizens of  Nanaimo  and -can l:c  vouched   for  by  scores  of witnesses.    And don't think  for.    a moment  that all   this  abasement of J'im's. was the result of the  faw   according to: its columns is,not Smith was  the biggesL and smartest  raw, actoiuiiig /������ .,..:.:..,,.. -.man   in   the  world  next  to Sir  Wil-  Kor'-the'^bcncfit^bf. the men but;simply mail  111  tin'attack���������"'.- on -the company.   l.;stiit-v/.|w    J  fKl, I  "believe truthfully, on,.the.-" floor  f>f the 'house,',' that if this .'lavv/flid not  |>ass    the coal miners     of this town  [ypuld have gone out  on  strike.    They  his   place   in   the   legislature   at   Vic  toria he entered into an eulogy of  Smith tihat almost took the breath  away from the members.   Smith was  aurier.    Then  he  went out on  the street and met Mrs.  Smith. Nowvtnc ,i(lcal of-|liR nfe.and  to duplicate  Mrs.   Smith   had   provided -Jim  with |Sinith's achievements the sole object  sundry/cups of  tea and choice pieces  of ;his .anibition.     Me  promised    ,to  of  cake,:.and. Jim,   vvith   true   Irish follow m   gnim,^  f0otstcps   nnd Tig-  ,,...-,      ���������   ., ,        ^.���������L.    blarney   and- excellent  anticipation of lura,i(ively -speakine, ��������� he   hoped       iliis  ^ere tired of merciless .and uimeccs- ^^  tQ  come,  picked Mrs:  Smitli-jrifellt ]ia;v(i   Wouhli for{?et its  clvimillg  up   in   his brawny   amis   and. gushed jaml  his tan���������uc cicave to  the  roor c-f  over     her    like  ahlg kid  and'then, ;his  mouth' if'he ever  falterad   in  his  Remember     the concerts  that aie  to   be" given   tonight   and   tomoriow  evening. The proceeds over and above  expenses will' be donated  to tlie Na  naimo hospital       Tine enteitaiivmeiit  will   be  good  and  well jdeseives  patronage, i  N ���������  ROCKEFELLER   MAY '    -  BECOME   A   PAUPER.  New    Yoik���������In     the  last       thiec  months John D   Rockefellei  h.is l^en  giving 'awav money fastci   than SI an  daid  Oil  biought  it  in  to hum  Standard Oil lodav- declared a  quaitelly iliiviidend of M a shaie,  amountinss to ?C,000,000 Of this  Rockefellei will get 1.2,1011,000 as his  shale next month RocVefellei's dis-  buisements foi the quarter that  brought him 111 ^2,1C0,000 have been  about ,5.11,500,000, 01 $9,000,000 moie  than  his income  In jail Rockefeller will  piohlibly ic-  ceivc   Tlfi,000,000   this  yeai   as    his  share of Standard  Oil     If his  other  investments yidd  him  1110,000,000 his  total     income    will   be   1.20,000,000  Within    tlnee  months  he   has  given  away   U 1,500,000     In  the  preceding  five   months  he gave  away       about  1,2,r>00,POO,   01   a total   of   1111,000,000  so  fai  111   1005  If  he makes the 1-30,000,OOO^gift to  Chicago   uimoisity   the   total   will he  $111,000,Oflli, 01 a total of $11,000,000  about   two  and  a half   limes  his    in  come  ANOTHER  RUSSIAN  BOAT  FLOATED   BY    JAPS  Tokio,   Aug.  2.).���������The Japanese  ic-  floatcd   the Russian   torpedo  boatdes  trover   Silniat   nt  Port   Arlhnr'.yesterday. \  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH SOCIAL  INDIANS'ARE..  PREPARING  Prizes for Sports and  Exhibits Attract Them to  Dominion Fair  \ 11  c  ���������v  New Wjctminstci, Aug 23--Advices lroin various ^missions awl agencies thiciiiglioul Bnlish Colimihaa  winch are continually leaching the oflice of Manager JCoaiy, promise that  the gathering of Indians in Wesluun-  stei dining the 190-5 Doni'ii.ou Far  .which opens on Scptcmbci 27, will be  fully as laige as was at Ins( .uitici  paled, if not 'larger.  The Indians have been nifoinid of  tlu prizes chat aic oReicd foi I hen  spoits and c\.lnbil*>, and keen tnaliy  has developed among the niiniu ous  tubes. Ihe national fcelingj has also  been aroused ' by the announcement  that a b*S pmse is ouered for an 111-  ternational Indian wai canoe tacc  and that a niim'bei of the sliongest  and fastest red men ot the state of  V.aslungton will loumev' to the Pia-  sei nvei wilh a dcleimmatioii to  rlemoiistial2 the 1 plivsical supeuoi-  itv ovei tlie Bnlish Columbia buv es  New wai canoes ate heina; hinll L\  the tiilcs who have fast news and  every man who is to handle a paddle is now in active tiaining foi the  giealesli con It it the Indians ol hi  western Canada have ever been pnvi  leced..to enter.  KILLED   BY   EXPLOSION  OF' 13ENZTNE.-  Sf       Louis,   Mo ,   Aug    23 ���������  Di  Win   Rin'inges,  a ,mcmbci  of thejfac  ulty o[  Maiiou-Sinipson  Oollrryel, was Iv   ai ranged  killed   hv   an cvplosiou  of  hcnxine at ous  ob-slacles  his  home  jcsten'av   po   DEATH   OF THE "INDI \NA  700   HUNDRED   POUND   MAN "  lmi;^napolis,   Ind , Aug.  23 ��������� Phillip   Kieig  ly  to  have  placed  them  in   the list  of  conditions   to   give  away   in   the  final  baigain,  but e'en  Russia would  not prove obdurate, ceitainly not  on  at tide 10,  if five  and  nine  aie     ael-  known   as   the   "Indiana   justahle       It   was   generally   undei-  700   pound   man,"   is   dead   at  home in  Stilesville     lie had  his   stood  befoie thc  coi\fnonce  met this  been 11101 mug  that  Baron   Komuia  would  ill foi soveial months with dropsj  and suffeied gioatly dining tho .hot  vvealhei.  VT  A  10  W  A  \\  E  J  J  F  E  W  1''  stone  THE   ABBOTSFORD  Planta,   Nanaimo  Allan,   Vancouver  Uiadvviu,   Vancouver  Collison,  Vicloua  Hose, Vancouvet.  Covswill   and   wife,   ,  ilVl ij  suggest the cc-mpioim.sp, hut the fact  that Mi. Witte was not piepated to  make afiml reply mi������'hl lean to a  change of  pi051 amine  'J he peace confeienee ailiourned at  iJ 15 Mi Witte and Bar on Rosen  at 01 ce leri the naw vaid in their  aiitomolilcs 111 lhe Hotel Wenl-  ipoith The pca^c envovs leluined to  ti.p eoiifeicnco at two o'clock, half  an houi in advance of the time set  foi   tho  afternoon   meeting  LARGEST CROP EVER  GROWN IN NORTHWEST  City Band Was Present and  a Pleasant Evening was  Passed  MINES   AT   FERNIE  HAVE  RESUMED  WORK.  All'the -men at  Ferine  have return  ed to work after coining to an agree  mentwith    President 'Sherman    and  the  cor.l   company.    The  settlement.  is      pending'  the   return   of   General  Manaffcr  Lindsay.  Kary explanation V; Aitken cannot dc-  liefehd   the com.paiiy and  the United  The saddle wonjt  iVIine Workers too.  amid���������the. -..; ai it! Miscast ic   plaudits   of  '������������������o, it is too barefaced. The Trade 1he c'rowd,-'.'; again, proposed three  Jnion Billl lijitrcdiiiced. and jiassed cj1l:Crs aiid a tiger:, for Smith's:wife,  lie protect, the funds of these o'rgani- w]loni jic gushingly- '.ishou'ted was the  Jiations had also -'dialiolical intent. ;lmn<|somest woman in British Ccl-  Ipince the Taff Vale decision in Eng- umhaa.' There was,, "however, anoth-  lland and.the Centre Star in B. ,C, if er height of sitbiinie folly that Jim  lihis Bill had not become a law no was to reach that night arid when  irade union could 'manage to exist the torchlight procession was reach-  br. carry on a strike here. The trado ed and Ralph was. drawn through:  Pxmion bill I failed to pass to  ,������enal- the streets by/ the 'hosts' of his a/d-  alleigiance  to Smith.  .. After -this,- Mr.  Editor,  can     you  wonder that  1 regard  it as  excruciatingly funny! for him to accuse torn of  blindly worshipping at  the shrin?.  ol  Smith?   My friendship for Mr. Smith  is  one that extends over  the full   If  or  11  years   during which we   have  been   acquainted.    Quite   apart   from  ^Continued,    on   Page Four),        ^up  Vancouver     is  feeling  betler than  she would  if     every   .man   in  town'1  had.;���������a new   suit   of clothes   over  the  Westminster-Vancouver   game   of  la-  .,,,'., ''crosse last Saturday,   when the Ter-  A very fair-sum was netted at the ��������� ^^  cit    ,)ovs  ,(lef.cat,cd   ltlc  West-  1'resbyterian Church  Social  held last j mi,nsters  by    four     g0ixl.s  to   llirw.. ���������  evening    on    the Pavil'ion'Green, tho Tllous,aiwis ",of   dollars changc/1   hands  delicious ice cream beiugi bought free-,Qn   Um   reslllti)   m.0vsl'"'of, the   nioiiey  ly uy     those present, in    spite of the  b,eing piaced  at   two   to one in favor  chilly evening.  "The City     Band was in attendance  and   the splendid  music rendered  was  Premier Roblin Says Wheat Will  Pass Million Mark This  Season  loads of pure bred stock have been  secured for an exhibit and it is be-  lie'ved that the Manitoba men will  be in a position to make, a good  showing.  of Westminster.  J." R. Smith has. commenced work  greaitly ciroyod. The size of thc'on ,tbP. fire hall, and is now dressing  crowd that turned out for the affa r the building previous to putting nn,  was-surprisingly largo, and all seem- the  paint.  ed very jolly     and  to spend a thor-j  . ���������. ���������  m      ���������    -  oughly     pleasant  evening.       It   was       Inspect' the   bargains   offered       in  long after dark before the party broke' drygoods  at  Simor  Leiser   &  Co.'s,  Winnipeg,   Man.,   Aug.   23.���������Geoige  ,    "Ye*.,     giam   is.   ahcadv   chopping  Cireig, secretary of  the Western Can-   froni the heads.in some cases, as'the  ada Live  Stock   Association,   has in-   eat"  is  so full  ami heavy   that       tHie  teres ted   the breeders of  pure     .bred  slighlest  wind  shakes   it, oul..j������ ���������  stccli- in   the  Province  to   make     an!    "Do you  refer to  wheat?"  exhibit at  the Dominion  fair at. New ���������,    "No1; wheat,  oats and barley     are  W3sl.1nin.stcr,   B.C.   Already   six car-   all   ripe and suffering  to be cut."  "You say _ we hav'e the largest  crop in our history. Would you mind  .saying what you  think our yield will  I    "I  ant willing   to go  on record  as  "The  largest   and   best   crop   ever 'estimating  that  we will pass       the  grown  in   thc Northwest  is now ripe  hundred   million   mark   this   year     in  rapidly   being  harvested,"   said    wheat,  other grains  accordingly."  '���������'What, do you think the sample is  is'"like?"        ", , '    :..  "As  perfect as  the most favorajble  conditions  can   make   it.    Of course,  -iri;nb ain. o.uipaa  p.moAV .iaiiq.T30At ioav  ly,   but  not  the   quantity."  "Then  you  think  the  talk of rust  is   unwarranted?."  '���������'Exactly so. ,We have passed    the  danger   line  for   rust   excepting   wet  md   rapidly   being  harvested,  Premier   RcWin   when   asked   for   his  opinion'~6f  the  crop   prospects.     Mr.  Roblin hail just \ returned from a two  days'  trip   through  thc  wheat  fields  and was   budding  over  vvith  enthusiasm   as    to the outlook.   His exact  words     were '-The largest and best,  crop ever   grown   in  the   Northwest  is  now  ripe  and   rapidly  being  harvested."  Ltd.  "I>o you   mean  that   hhe grain     is  weather"  ripe and   fit to cut?"        : "Then   threshing      will   commence  "Yes,   twenty-five per cent,   is    al-  soon?" '       -.  ready ,cut and eighty per cent, should j    "Yes,   next  week.    Willi  a continu-  he   in  stock  tonight." ancc   of  present   conditions   Septem-  Wii'ill there be any waste by shell- ber will be a full month, so to  ing or otherwise on account of hot speak. In so far as the movement  being cut  down?" goes  from  first  hands,."  i - "  \ r   t.      *i   -  DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LED&TR  Fublisned    every day except Sunday.'  'BY        THE        DAiLY        LEDGER |  COMPANY.  ' Offices,   Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  80  cents   a  month,    55   per   year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication. >  WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23, I.U03 _  Thc cost of electnc light is pretty'  nearly v\liat a company decides to  make it, "provided, always, thatlheio  is a good pationage and, a fust class  water powci behind thc proposition.  As illustrating this, it is worth looking over events as they have ooiuned  in  VancotMcr of late'  'Some time ago lenders were called  by the Cily of Vancou\er foi the. electric lighting of the streets of that  town. Although the Uamway is thc  only ccmipany that has an established plant at V.incomer, another  er company, called the Slave River  Po-wcr and Lighting Company, has  been iloati'd m London, ' aud will  shortly be in a position to supply  power and, light. The Stave River  Company put in a hid in competition  "with the tiamway company, and  what happened"' The, tramway corn-  half tlie figuie it demanded ami le-  pany's bid, which v\as less Igan one-  cehed ficm lhe citv befoie, was the  lowest and cariied off the pri7e    Hie,  late    now    paid     per lamp    for  375   five-year contract,   and  V10  pel   light  amps is     f93 07 pei  vear.   The new   foi a ten-year     contiact, a saving o  n lei is ?50 per lamp per year for a ' H0.J25 to $111,87,  per; annum  on the  c-1 i  Kootenay Steel Range  Expert  Workmanship  The Kootenay Range  is mode in the largest  and best equipped "stove  foundry in Canada. ' In  this factory a big staff of  experts devote their entire time to improving the  Ranges, and their greatest  skill has been given to  the "Kootenay."  It is equipped with many special features not found on  any other make of range. You should examine them carefully before baying any other.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.    Booklet free.  McCIaryfc  London,  Toronto,  Vancouver,  Montreal,       Winnipeg,  St. John, N. B.  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our customers  are always  pleased  wi-th     the   wall  and  ceiling .papeis  they have selected from, our charm-  I ingly varied slock, as well as with  thc skillful way oui>,workmen hang  it.    General approbation is given our  1 interior decorations. May we make  up an estimate ior you?  ladysmiih Wallpaper 'Depot  L HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO.  ���������������������, P.  O. E.     :-:        :-:        ���������',        :H  Meets ln the Opera House 1st, and  drd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President, B   Forcimmer;_    Worthy  Secretary. C. H.  Humming!.  DAY SCHOOL.'  i  tfuual subjects taught; also ( iattr  guages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils,.a������dlwater colors, pianoforte and vocal leasoM given in classes ar individually.. ,  MISS BERTRAM,  l<adyBmith, B   C.  Under New Maoagment  rdware Co  e.\islin<r contract for thc city of Van-  couver."  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  a  Hotel Wilson  TSlanaimo, B. G.  McKinnell & Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Claas.  Commercial Mens', headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������RateB $1.25 ar.dtl.50���������  Free bns'to all eteamboat landings and  ailway depots.   Electric care every five  minutes to all parir of  the city.   Bar  Prices   Moderate  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good taliks and good  Rooms  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C  PORTLAND HOTEL  ANGELO TATE.PRQP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra   well  Stocked  In   thc case    of Ladysmith, by in-  stalling a     plant that tlie"  city wil j t*d Ubtoluneicelled.  own and1   control,    taxpayers will ^ej  impioving and making more valuable  cveiy piece    of property    in the city.  WKy is it not worth while to make a  vigoious    eflort to   biing this about  Think    ito\er, taxpayers,    and then  decide,  but    when the subject is dis=  cussed  it is only fair to learn all of  the facts    before you decide.   It can  be shown, that, an electric light plant  is a good paying proposition for* this  city to install and own. Other sec-  lions of Vancouver Island are'going  la uee every eflort to piofit by what  is genera'ly believed will be a materia! advancement of the Island's interests Shall Ladj smith not do the  sxine'' Let those who belfgve it  should encourage the City Council in  their effoits to move forward.  Express Work  . LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES FOR HIRE ':���������:  :-:  Seell. KEMP, or leave orders with  BLAIR &   ADAM  'PHONE  2-4.  nealers"-in   Pianos and  Organs..  LaJysmlth, B.C.  THE JONES HOTEL  ''One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table; Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from D*pot.)  GATTACHE   STREET-  .Ladysmith.  EMMS  -J  Canadian Pacific  Railway  7*  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC StEAMtHIP TICKETS  ���������v       i - y l ^  Tickets on Sale To .and-Frorn all European Points t  ' '   ��������� ' AT LOWEST RATES      ,       '     ���������'��������� ���������'  ALL LINES , REPRESENTED.  For Sailing Dates, Rates and,full information,-  88 Govt. Street,  Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  <������^K^ri������Wi*Jf>.Vf������.l������?������.*^.l������^������.<*^.<������-^.'������ K������<*&K&9i&K&P>&K&*'*^&+'*<+  I  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  <.." " _.. ��������� ��������� ���������  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT; LIVINGSTON, THOS. KIDDIE.  ' General Manager. Smelter Manager.  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  1   DELIVERY   ,  " WORK PROMPTLY " :������>*������������������.���������  Leave orders at the. Abbotsford. :>  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAR10RS  i ^* t  . ^-'-     HIGH STREET.._,,   .  .w:"lL: Beet in the City :~T^1  *-������-  : it' Jr.  IRAT88 |a.oo PUR DAY  SAUVt.EC KOOU3  YUEN  iMerchant Tailor  Ladsymith      ' ^       W        B. C  FIRST   AVENUE  LM  Any  TH6 CITY MHRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  rst. Avenue Ladysmith B. C-m  Kind  of  Public Notice  Attention is called to the       fact that the  Ogiivie Flour TliUs Co.,  Limited,  makers  ol  ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR.     have for some time  past lifer, pioducing flour in a   vastly   impioved  and   puiified  form  by   Uic aid ofELECIRlCITY ^  and  liawng .seemed  contiol   of   all the basic patents lelating there-  to,  take this opportunity of advising   tlie  public   that  any  unauthorized users of the electrical     flour  purifying processes   will be prosecuted.  Ogiivie Flour Mills Company   Limit* d  re  tlie  only    niillors in Canada whose   Flour i8|  puiified by the electric process  This   Hotel   lias    been  completely       Board and lodging $1.(";  per  day.  ���������renovated.  HOTEL.   -PRETORIA  Bar   Supplied   with  the  Best    Wines,  JOHN'THA, Proprietor  Liquors and  Cigars. 1st Avenue :-: :-:  :-:' Ladysmith B.C.  *in  Geo. Roberts      2%,  Job  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  the  HILBERT  \  Buffalo and ^Return  August 14th and 15th  i$87.50  FINA^ RETURN LIMIT 90' DAYS/  August 21th and 25th, September 1R  and 17lh CHEAP RATlS to ALL  Points East. ONE FARE plus $10  foi" THE ROUND TRIP.  For full  uaiticulais call on ot address '  HENRYS NURSFRIES  NEW CROP- .  Home Grown 6c   Imported.  GARDEN,    FIELD     an* 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.  S. G. YERKES,  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  E. R. STEPHEN  71 Government st  Victoria, B.C.  BAR SUPPMED WITH BR3t  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  H0T1L  Be������t accomodation in town.   Splendid' hunting and ''fishing in near vicinity. -  A.J. McMURTRiE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B.C  LIVERY, itJOARDINQ AND  ^gALE5 STABLES   ;;,  .������    EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  ���������  X  ������������������  X  ���������  X  *  X  ���������  * PHONE 66  LADYSMITH Jf  ������i .  WM. MUNSIE, President  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets, read   via  the    v lij I.LI.1.1  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modalled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone,  1-4.  J. W. COBURN, Man. Director  . Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  KILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH-Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers    of���������  Rou&h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality, y  Seasoned and-Kiln Dried Flooring     and  Finishing    Lusher la   Stoek.  Office  ��������� ��������� ���������  Prop  1st   Avenue  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  'through trains from the Pacific  Coast.  -   THE     SHORTEST     LINE,  THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWKS1  RATES,  THE  FASTEST  TIMK  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   C1U-:  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  anil ALL POINTS EAST-  ?or, complete  information   ask  your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   .Agent,  7W 2nd Ave., Seattle.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government      and   Yates Sti.,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  V 11  3  3  One of which fs the famous  "North  Coast Limited,"  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers on all trains.  Through tickets issued  to all   points  East��������� and  South,  also  Pullman  tickets  issued  md berths reserved.  Excursion rates now in effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  /aie 911. Only directline to  Yellowstone Park.  Steamship tickets on sale te all  :0uropeun points. -Very low ratss  i.ow in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For further particulars call or  write the.oflice.  A. D- CARLTON,  A.a.P.A..   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paidrtip Capital,, 18,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD- OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, Gsneral Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. GenT Managsr  BANK MONEY ORDERS  I88UEO AT THE FOLLOWING RATES; ^  J$5 and under         3 cents  'Over $5 and not exceeding $10 .\ 6 cents  m    ������10       << ���������< $30    10 cents  ii   ������3Q       ������ ������ $50   IS cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in ���������  "^ ������^Chart������^ Bank  (Yukon excepted), ana at the principal bank.ng po.nL-.   il the United M������te������.  ' ��������� :.'.'������������������'���������'"."���������.   .       HEGOTIAULK AT A FIXKU RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK QF COMMERC     LONDON, EN.G.  TheV form ttn excellent4iiietliod of remittiii   small sums of uion.f  ' .-���������"withsafety and at small   ost.  +4.    ' W.  A.  CORNWALL.. Majsaget.  LADVPKITH BRANCH  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES. ."-'���������  Repairing and  m&king to order   a  speciality.  THOnAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.    ^  Best  accommodation  for  transient  Hid pemaneBt boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-.  Pbone Main 456. aMy furnished and-the bar is up-to-  C   E   LANG   *������te.     Rates $1.������������ a day    and     up-  ���������  '     ',   .       .   WM^ds.i.  General Agent WM. BEVERIDGE. Prop.  Victoria, B.G j^f^Uj ^ itt< :*,; >������; Lftiinmltk  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE &  CO.  .. ON THE ESPLANADE.^  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED  AND FRESH,  Coaiectionary of all kinds., . "  Orders taken for Pastries t������ b������ delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HAY,6RAINAND  f ARIW ������R0DUtl  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in tn"e city promptly and at th* law  est .possible prices. ' ���������-.���������  Leave order* at Christie's, on tk������ ���������<  Esp.lanad*. W"r '  DAILY LEDGER  Plana, Specifications and Details furnished (or all kinds  of work in the CARPENTER  Line  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, 2nd *ve, Ladysmith, B.  C.  ���������)  AND  [  Its  Great   Resources  v  NOTICE.  PECULIAR   AND   PRRTINENT.  Duiing 1904,  accoidmg to apailia-  mentaiy   repoi t   just   submitted, 1873  'peisons   weie  killed  by  accidents con-  'ncctcd   with  liinniiiir.   of trams     and  movements   ol   tailway   vehicles      in  J Amenca,   01  8fi   less   than   the year  (before.     Casualties   fiom   train   acci-  1 dents   show  a very   marked   deciease.  The   Kismccr   station   on   the  lail-  way that is being built up the Jun-  gfrau   mountain   in   Switzerland   was  opened on .August 1;  it is 3,135  meters above the sea level.     It is  expected  that the  summit station -(4,-  Persons   found   using our   Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this Botice, |J67 ^meters)  will'he reached"in 1910.  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  "GALEDOMAN"  No part of British'.Columbia today oflers so many-advantage to the  tavestor as- docs' VANCOUVER ISL AND. , .,    VJ  Its vast and varied natural wealth has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciate by reason ol the fact that it has nevei bee." promientlf laid  before the public. ' , ������i <���������        " "r' "���������)"* ~"H  -   r -t ' i  GOLD1   " ��������� \  SILVER        ;    r  IRON ,  COPPER  Leads Them    All  r  O  IN QUALITY  -:o>  R. P. RITHET,  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  t  GAME  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  ' ' I  ��������� i  Its land', wlnmproperly cleared,   wiU R������w\*������������ any product of the  soil, known to raan,-^  WHEAT   /  OATS-  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  VEGETABLES '-  .     r     I,       'OP ~ A   -.       , "V-  ���������^_ ��������� ������ t      _  RYE -       ' " ���������" ALL   KINDS , ��������� :'������������������:-  -    A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SM ALL     FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  \The Canadian Pacific ConW Will  adopt* a^Jral W P^'-and  tte     1.500,000 acies controlled    ,hy    them will be deposed of on reason-  ��������� v. * "- v  tie terms to\ actual settlers  &Co., Ltd  ,   Pacific Coas  VICTORIA,  From  the    Eismeei   the ascent     on  foot takes  10  houis.  At a lecent  official  biake  tost   in  Toulon,   Fiance,   the   lesufts -showed  that at  11 miles an  hour a.hoise required  26  yards    to  come  to a full  stop,   while an   automobile   traveling  at  the  same late of  speed  came  to  a standstill in two and  three yiuaiter  yards       Tests      at   othci   elistances  show similai  results.'  Three biolheis were wedded to  thice sistcis, and a sister of the hro-  Iheis to a hi other of the three sis-  teis at Durun, England, lecently.  Bride and budegroom in each case  weie of the same age, vaiymg fiom  19���������years lo 28. They stood in a  low at the altar and answered the  questions togethci.  Piobably the gicatest weights cai-  ried on the backs of men foi any  distance aicithc loads of oicljk ought  up from thc mines of the Andes by  niineis of Chile. Ina/coppei mine  in   a lavinc leading  from the     main  WOAIAK TAKING TI110  PLACE  OF  MAX ! *  *?���������  Detioit, Mich , The annual conven.  lion of the International Association  of Factory Inspectors opened heie',on  the ]5th. About 150 delegates weie  piesent. The speech of Mi. Hotline,  who is superintendent of compulsoiy  education at Chicago, was the fea  ture of the day, and created a mild  sensation among the delegates./ The  speaker produced statistics covering  the past 20 yeais, showing that the  industrial competition 'of women,  children and machine labor was dnv-  ing tho man out of the large cities  to fields of heavy manual laboi in  mining and agriculture. He dcclaied  that women weic destined to be Hie  ruling sex in industiialism, and continued: -^  "M.-'ii, like the Indian, is dying out  and being driven out. la 1890 time  weie .i,914,571 women who weic em  ployed in' gainful occupations in America. In 1900, (he numlvi had m-  11eased to 5,329,807 rl he birth Late  among the lemFilc population is m-  cieasmg and the <lc������tth decreasing.  It is just the revcise among the  males. We aie^rapidly (hilling to  the age of the eternal feminine when  man will be a back number and foi-  ccd to ictuin to the soil and to  those fields of labor wheic onlv his  physical endurance will save him in  the stiuggle for suivival.  , In discussing the competitive life  for,the 1 leadership m society, the  speaker said  '"Society    is dying out at  the lop.  Uni@  rawing  NANAIMO,   B. C.  Co  *f  V  J  flanufacturers of the  4  t  i  t  t  *  In {British Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  liners' Drilling Machines  5  ���������Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Shaipened  by ii*  ''  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Sriipsmittiing    iti  aJ'     it������    T3ianties  Horseshoers~and Genera! Blacksmitfts.  R. LAW SON  Buller Street   -    -   -   -       Ladysmith, B C  * Agency.  -������������������   ���������_ ���������   ���������_���������    ������-���������  wBC  range  of   thc Gorclilfcras   all  the ore L  lg & &l ^^ ol ^^  is can.e,     a vertical  distance of ICO { ^c nQ ^ ^ ^ ^^^  feet,  and  the average weight lo     a  man is  250 pounds.  Government lands can be secured   and     money can be made by those  who desire anew home in a country   possessing the  BEST 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 coal mining    district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great collieis com e in  each year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE      LINE     FROM    VICTORIA   TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow ig \mportanee as the Island is  'developed.... ... . . - ���������.' ���������'.  Subscribe for and read THE DA ILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B.C.  Ihe New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board. ���������  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied ani is in charge of  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  for disposal of minerals.  on dominion" Sands in Manitoba THE NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES,    AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY."  Coal���������Coal lands' may be; purchased  at $10'per; acre; for soft'coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320 (  acres can he acquired by one individual or company. Royalty it' the rate  of .ten .cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  Bball be collected on the gross .out-,  put. ~ - .     ,  Quartz���������Persons'of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' - certificates may  obtain'entry for a mining location.  \A free null's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not-exceeding  five, years,1 upon payment jn 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  1,50(1x1,500 feet by marking out the  ������ame with two legal posts', bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim islull be recorded" within  fifteen,* days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, onq  additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim ^each year or paid to  the 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 tin* 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 territory, of an  area not exceeding 100 acres.  The patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of2i'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 fcc$5, renewable yearly   On the North Saskat  ������bewan  River claims are cither  bar  or  bench,  the  former  being 100    feet  long and extending between high and"  low water mark.  The latter  includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  baseof the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting tl.e Yukon  Territcfcy���������A free miner may obtain  only.two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior. '  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed     or bars of the river  below low water mark, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive,  entries for bar  diggings or bench claims, essept on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where  the  lessee may drcgde to high'water mark  each alternate leasehold.  The lessee shall have a dredge in,  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles,  but where a person or company has  olbtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each'fiftee.   nn^es or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10    per  nnum for' each mile bt river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2J per  cent  collected  on the output after  it   exceeds $10,000.'  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The l������ssec-s right is coifined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to bo hxed by its position on the  Istday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one diedge.ii  operation within two years from-the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six yeais fiom  such date. Rental, $100. per mile fori  first year     and     $10 "per  Society has mothcis who aie slaves  lo the siren calls of fashion and\ frivolity, who Ifjok more oflon intoi their  murors than-into'the faces of then  children. With ?f fashionable mother  gadding aiHout al social functions and  fashionable father at his club, the ip-  siilt,will be that within a decade the  question of the neglected thildienof  the rich will become as gieat a social problem as that of the" neglected  children of the pool "  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU  ?  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT is where the slaughtering '  done locally? We arc not depending on what the Wholesalers send us,  and     can    GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND CLEAN  PAN NELL   &    PLASKETT  LADYSMIi'1  '      >- ',<  STFVENS BLOCK,  OAT>.uRc &AJE.S?  FAME'S' PATHWAY.  In Paris the Countess Bom dc Cas-  tellane (one oi Jay Gould's daugh-  teis) who continues to lavish money  on all'possible objects, is said to  display moie jewels than thc old  nohle   families   appio\c.       v    -  The     Swedish   djcoiation   entitled  "Littens  et  Aibitus"   has   been  aw  mile for  aided by King Oscai   to Di. John A  ..   . Enander,  foi  moie than  35  vcaised-  each subsequent-year., Royalty, same of Jlemlandel,'a, Swedish  wcek-  as placer  mining  ��������� '|, newspaper of Chicago     Dr.  Enan-  Placer Mining in the Yukon! er  - ^ ]s ^ ^^ ftbhiste        f ���������,  tory���������Creek,     gulch,    river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet     in  e������gth, measured1--on the base line or  -r ^^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������H--������--M'-M->-M--f^^-M-t4>-M^--������>������ ���������������������������������������������*��������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������+ .  LADSTSMITH TRANSFER CO. A  *>%,  PIANOS,  ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.   Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel  Abbots ford. ^  WILLIAM 3   \ \ )  Leave orders at   the  / v ; i : f  1 ~,, "?'  4  44^4^.^f44-4-f 4-4^.4444-f-f ^4-4 4--M -4-f 4-M������f 4~M- ++++*  Y++++  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width   being fiom  1,000 tro 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  r  Claims aie marked" by two-legal  posts, one at each end, healing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining .Kecoidcr's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  Thc person or company staking ���������  claim must bald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer off a new mine is en- ,  titled    to    a claim    of 1,000 feet in ,J  United  States,   a number   of     other  books, and. is  an aljle Iectuier  At the-opening'of  Countess  Fabti-  cotltys     millinciy    shop  in  London,  'James Van Allen is said> to have exhibited  his   love   foi   faush  expendi-  |tuie by  buying  '10 hats and piesentj-  mg  them   to  his   women  friends,   including   the" Duchess   of   Manchester,  her   daughter,   Lady   Cunard,       and  Princess      H^rtzfe'ldt���������all   of   wii'piii  was  very  fine and good for  trade  The     most    comincmg     test  ever  made of the suitability  of  the automobile as  a'means     of  liavol is   to  be ciechtcii, to   the  cntctprisc   of-C.  Glidden,   of   Boston,   who  accom-  lctnicd  by h1^.  wife, has  so  fai  duv-  length, and  if the party consists of  two, 1500 feet altogether, on the out  f }^ ������������������^ce of .2o,000  miles,  put  of which  no royalty  shaP       be   ,    avemnp     34     coun ucs,     pass,ns-  chargen, the rest of the party 6rdin-  J'^ough  8,010   cit.es,   .owns  and set,  i ;���������,o  ���������������!��������� tleinents  and  gudli/iD   lhe  globe  ary claims  only. ������       's ft  . Entiy fee, $10. . Royalty at tjie rate  of two and one-haU per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped from     the  ifukon Territory to be paid t*   -the  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a giant  f more than one mining claim     on  eaeh separate river, creek or  gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free nuneis may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of $2 00     A claim may    be  abandoned  and  another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch or river by giv-  ng notice and paying a fee.  Work  must be done  on a claim each  year to the Value of at least 5-200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must  becAlained each year;     if  not, thc claim .-La:I he deemed to   be  abandoned,   and     open  to occupation  and entry by a lice miner.  The boundary,  of a claim  may   be  defined absoluteh   by having  a survey  made  and publishing notices   in    the  Yukon official  Gazette.        *  Petroleum���������All unappropriated Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Norths  west Territories, and within' tho Yukon Territory, are open to prospecting for petroleum, and the Miniver  may reserve for an individual or company  having machinery  on the   ilina  to be prospected, an area of 1020 acres for such period as he may decide  the length of width shall not exceei  three times the breadth.   .  Should  the prospector   discover  oil  n paying quantities, and. satisf?.ctor-  ly-establish such ���������discovery,   an area  not exceeding 040 acres,   including the  oil well   will he sold to the "prospetv  tor-atthe   rate of $1.00   per acre  ?.r.'  the  remainder of  the  tract  reserv-i,  namely,    1,280     acres     will be sol.:  at,   thc      rate  of   three    dollars     an  acre, subject to royalty at such^rate  as may lie specified by order-in-te)un-  cil. '  JAS. A.   SMART.  Deputy Minister of  tho Interior:  Department of the Interior,  o    ,<  SYNOPSIS 01^ CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  be  pin chased at $10 per acre foi soft, coal   and  I20  for   anthracite.   Not  moie  than  .120 acres can be ac(i*ined -by one individual oi company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds    shall      be 'collected on   the  gioss output.  Quait/���������A fiee minei's certificate is  gianted upon payment in advance^of  $7.50 per milium for an individual,  and fiom $50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A      free m.ncr,  lining  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500  x  1,500   feet.    The  fee for   ie-  eoiding a claim  is  $5.00  At least $100 must he expended on  the claim each year or paid-to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator'may,' upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the Jaud at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment, of a royalty or 2A per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases  to  dredge  for  gold   of  five, miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descrction of the Minister of the Intsrior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation.within one season from the  date, of the lee.se for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased.. Royalty at the rate  of 2i per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  k W. W. CORY,  ^Deputy  of  the Minister  of the  In-  'erier. .  FROM THE  FACTORY  TO YOUR  HOME  Fieijfchl  /      r  is  a very  considerable, item  in   the impoilalion  of  Furniture���������es-.  penally  amongst   lhe  cheaper, lines.  THESE WE MANUFACTURE,  oui selves Irom Njatid'e Woops���������cn-  siuiii������T the " LOWEST POSSIBLE  COST���������and have'^neb, with GREAT  SUCCESS  fiom  all  liiUo'l.uced.  WE HENTION  A FEW  Cooks treasure Tables ....    $5 00 ea  Kitchen Ciip.Woard ,or Diess-  cts with Glass Doors in upper      half. Size 7ft. 4, by  dft 4 ,     v    .  $12.50  Msat     Safes,  Fir,   Antique,  Outside   measurement   58x<12-  x!7         .   VI.00  i        hi*  ...    '-  1 -1������-  r1  *     se/.-'  PAINTING,  PAPEkrlANOING  iiTC. ���������  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  ol  Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E.  SMITH. 'Pr'.r  H.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of  all' kinds   pro:  attended to.    Shop on Gataere  ia.R SIM?S8������  Solicitor;   Etc,  o -..    '   ���������  st'Avciius        -  Loan  LADYSWIi  Ladysmith  Temp'e No. 5 Rathhon  Sisters meets in tlie Oddfellow'  2nd  and  4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.   ���������  Mrs. Kate Tate,  secretary.  <U4mSBSOE  PAINTING- AND  PAPBRHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDING  Orders Promptly    Executed  '>���������--   LADYSMITH  Meatmarket  LOr\SvliT\H.3. 3. ���������������������������  -J5K3  "���������  ~T >      "t  ' ������ .  _/"r  y  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  LOCAL ITEM  Fiesh     fruit  of  e\ery variety  at  Simon Leiser &  Co 's Ltd. j  BANJO     FOR  SALE   CHEAP��������� A   ;  -Victoi & Dobson banjo in hrst-cJass  Condition   foi  sale cheap    Apply    II. '  Shanks,'  barber  slior,  1st avenue       j  STRAY   DOG���������Came   to my house on '  2nd   Aienue���������a   small   female,   Inei-  coloied,   young.     Owner'is  icqkiested  lo   re-inine  same.      Kobt    Watson    6  Sir. D   White is in Nananno ".c-Ly  The steamship Duiibarton nirivcd  in poit jesLi'iday foi a full cat go >;  coal ,  Tidicls  foi   the St   Ledger  ilakei  are on sale at J    Stewart,'i  ae=  CANS  Iljnti Koifiel, manager-of- the Union Blowouts, was in lhe city yes-  U ulay.   _ ���������       j  Dick Roberts, ol the AbboKfoid  llolc-1, is staying villi a lainiui up  llie Aorth Thompson iner. lie  wiilcs tlul Ins health lias mater-  lally inspired ai'd wishes to be ic-  mcmheied  to his   Ladysmith friends.  It is understood that Jlagistiate  Y.uwood will be down fiom Nanaimo  this afternoon and will tendei Ins de  cision in tlie eases of the small ho\s  who nol into mischief on lhe shoit-  lino a toitinghL ago  TOWNS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  A small .area has been laid on   in town lots .which are n������ w efiercd  at  -  LOW   PRI������E������   AN   D ON EASY,TERMS.  The futuie  of   the  Cowichan      District  and   Vancouver   Island  will   exceed  expectations   and   tins 1-, a good chance f-<   a safe asi  pi oh la Me   investment '  SEE 1JLAKS A!SD PKKES  Agents, J. STEWART J. H  WHITTOME  La lysmith,  V.  I.  Duneans,     V. .1.  TicUls  foi  the J'agio's Labor  Dav  Exclusion to    Yantoo\cr ,ue all cady  Kjniwing to sell, and   it is expected  thai   Chore Willi     be a laigc turnout  ^ for  tlie excuision.  'I he Pieslnleiiau Churih ^undav  Sel.ool'Picnic lal.es plUcc on Satui-  dadm iicm at Mi I'oitei's un b  pin' inipiup 0.1(1, snuruiuoin  vn������  A hen fneiuls will lea\e on thc moui-  mg ti.un, letiuriiii^ at seu-ii o'clock  rJ lckeU. can be proem ed from the  Rev   11   Bojlc  TEN N'TS  The mem hois of the Church of England Tennis Club will bold a  mcetung at the Rectory tomonow  evening for the purpose of arraiiLhig  a tournament 'I here are some \eiv  good placers in thc club, and a tournament should   bc\ery  interesting  Mi    IT    J    Bennett,  who is  on  his  way   fiom   Kv.ul,   Alichigan,   to   t'e  , Pol Haul Fan, is spoiling a few  days wilh his brother, E I. l*en-  nctl,   sjipci intoiident  of   thc Yictni.i  ^Liiiinlioi   and M.UniifaoUiiiiig  Comp.inv  DOMINION EXHIBITION  1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER 7-1905  Under the ������Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  "    Industrial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C.  S CCG    U  IN PRTZES AND  ATTRACTIONS  $100,000.00  -    Come and ho.n 'The old Bo'sun sing  "Foi  He   us an   EnlgliAJmian "  Aiiaiiigemenls   aie  being  made  foi  a Wo\ing contest  between Beit Claike  of  Yiclona and   Shepherd,  of     ^..n  Francisco,   who   is new   walking     ot  Chemamiis  ���������John Malier,   of  Wanaimo   was  in  the cilv  jeslcidav    His  friends  who  enteilained ' linn   a month   ago   whrn  he  was   heie   feel   a lit tie  hurt   ihnt  be did not   again giw  fhem the l le.is-  ure  ol Ins  society  foi   the eveniiio  Fouijnmei's window is veiy at-  tractne  Di R B Dier, who went up to  Nanaimo vesterday at noon, leluined  on this moinine's train  Enlarged  grounds,  new,  handsome  and spaoieus building*.  WORLB'S* CHAMPIONSHIP   EVBNTS    in   ROWINfl* and  LACR3SSE,  HORSE   RACING,  Broncho  "i> listing," Military Parades a������d < Exereises.  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and'clhei   Famous  BANDS.  ������RAND~ WATER   CARNIVAL���������Parade ������f    Fiaser River  Fishing   Fieet  ' ' - ������  Patiol Boats, H.M. Warbhiss, ImV&n  War Canoes,  etc.   v   Indian spoits  Fer  all i^far^tion wnte W. H    KKARY,   Seenstary- ���������������������   Manager,  New WsststUifiUi, it <C \  This is the finest  range of blouses  ever shown in  Ladysmith. We  cannot describe  them, you have  to see them for  yourself. They  consist of; silk,  lustre in \ plain  and figured, cash  mere, French  flannel, flannel-  ettcs,  etc.   NO  and all beauties.  Fok miiiier 's  ' window  is   a money  savei.  Fiom  this datj on five cents   will;  buy a nice,  cool  glass of  beer      at  Jones'   Hotel.  HOW WOULD YOU LIKE ,   '.  1,0 MEET HIM'  " Fianlc Caldwell, of Indianapolis, a  iccent arn\al at Seattle,,brought  down the skull and horns of extinct  species of o\ found 40 feet'below the  surface by Charles Patton on Cla id  No I befow discovery, Sulphur Creek  Klondike camp So far as is Unq^/n  this is the- laigcst and most perfect  specimen of the giant ox ever found  The measurements of the q\ skull  and bonis are - as follows:  horns, tip to tip, posteiioi, 6 feet, 8  inches, tip to tip anterior, 5 feet, 8  anclics, tip to tipi straight across, 4  feet 10 inches, circumference .at base,  without shell, 1 foot, 4 inches; estimated cucumference of horn at  [shell, 2 feet I inch, circumfeience of  (base, during life when covered with  eye socket, 1 fool, 2 inches, distance  between thc eyes, centre to centre, 1  foot 7 inches.  Buy Your Blaiikets From  r  " / r  SIMON REISER SCO Ltd  "i;i    i^lSO  ' I)r i Dier's office is open evenings  and appointments can be made for  work at any time through' the'week.  Only, fust-class dental work is turned out and it is- done at reasonalble  prices      ���������.  < v-' ' ' st  Wpitl DnIMi; .  ^ rstibitslKil  'Launek and -Plsasurs" Beats,. ���������! ,������11  isieiipttans fer' SMre. r Bsats bdilt  to ���������idsr ami Repaired. Sssen iars a  Sps������iallV.      :,;���������   T  HARRUP.AND HAYBBN.      .  BOAT     BUILBER8.  CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY  Mannfacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn ~  None butc-Union Lab .Employ ed  fi, J. BOOTHvProp. v..  COMIC OPERA IN AID  OF NANAIMO HOSPITAL  our N-rc-ruinons y\'rit-  T\G   LETTERS  Contiaucd From Page    J  his public s niecs, which \I lcpiaiil as  being must liupni lant, I ha\o .imu  wann icspcf t loi him pcisonallj, audi  I bale e-M'iy confidence as limcRoi".  on til'c allaflimcnl will become st ill  moie firniU ectnentc.l, foi it is based on an honest ir������aid for the man  and  lus  worK  >.c\ci tbelcss,   Sir,  lam  no slaws!'  suppoilcr  f.i   "'ill     Smith's,  and  aft *i  thus linofh    tiacinp;  a few  of   lhe emails     of Mi     I J-awtlioi nthwaite's  i,1-  icci   llia.\e     to su   tins���������that  ii     I  had  ever  abused   iny.self  beioie    am  . lui'inaii   being   In  one  half the   dcgiV'.''  ibat  lie   lias  before Smith,  my  kcI!'-  respcrf.   would   he  as.completely   Kone  as .tliat of any  sewer toad that ever  lived..  What Mr: llawtliornthwaite's feelings are when be recalls these inci-  deul-s il is impossible for me to Conceive', but certainly when a man of  bis history and character^speaks' of  me as worshipping at thc. shrine of  Smith or any other man 1 believe,  sir, "l.nvay lie excused for renarding  it funny���������raarevously, amazingly, dm-  meii.sclv finny.  H.   AITKEN.  Manv    Ladvsmith people may ba\e  seen 11   M    S   Pinatore, that  delight   ,  lul   little   GilNort-SiiUivan comic  op- ,  cia,   Kill of ineirinu.nl, and wit, and  containing,     many  sweet    songs,  thc  words     wnttcn in Cii 1 Lei IS own m-  umip.nablc maniiei,  tlie  music,  some  ol  the best, the "leatest of all comic  opera     writers,   the  njmcrtal   Sulli-  \an ev'er     compo������od       All who base  been     so foitunate    as to   ha\e seen  and  heard    tt before will agree as lo  its   excellent,    and. will  undouhttdlv  a\ail     themsehes   of the   oppm tunitv  to sje it     again at the Opeia. House  this evening lhe- Juvenile Opeia  Tioup, cf Nanaimo, under the direction of- Mrs Dr Davis, is said to  cont am some icmarkahly cle\er little artists, and the people who saw  Pinafoie when it was presented in  Aanximo and Cumberland speak most  highly   of   it.  The cans* for which the pationige  of thc Ladysmith public is solicited  is almost worthy one, and theie ]S  Pi tile doubt that the people of this  cilv will tin n out in crowds to greet  and to show their appreciation of  lhe efforts of Mrs Davis and her  lioupe in  such a piaisewoithy cause   inBTT   UDIE3'  B1LF: :  C0A"Sr  *���������     H * ������ t     f ���������"* ^ "  'I'ho     following     KcDtemhcr   mnga- f  zincs  aie  now  in'     A inches,  Aig>s\,  Populai, Wide     Wc^ld, Metropolitan,  Cosmopolitan       and     AU-Sloi\      at  Knisht's  Book Stole  Miss  II    Dcvendgc  went  up  to N.i  naimo  at   noon   todaj  Mrs H S McD inld w.is among  the i)as-,cne;e!s to Njuaimo on the  noon   tiain  Mi J N Simpson of Nannmo  was in the nt\ on husinrss tins  morning.. '  Mrs. Dr. Davis and her troup of  children are expected to arrive on  the   live' o'clock   train.  Dr Dier can lie found at any time  at his office on High street His dental work is guaranteed to be first-  class and rates leasonaUe 8t  lev InNjsTodaj  Does anybody  know   liow  to  spell  ".Possum  Pie?"   The kiddies will tell  you.  The Kiddies want io know,   '''Have  you seen Maggie Riley?"  Ho you know that you cui get the  finest sbatioivary in low: at - tlie ���������  Drug Store?  ^sS^Ss^^i^^s^^^lB^^^^Sf,  25 MENS' SUITS  IN SERGE AND TWEED  At Half Price To Clear  CALL EARLY AND GET A BARGAIN  MUST BE SOLD TO MAKE ROOM  orrimn% Ladysiftitb, B. C.  Ms9SS..      ������������������..��������� .������������������  ���������  TBLBPB������mB  6-7  American  Ham Sausage  Fresh  BDiledHani  New Bologna,  Small Size  'ii  You. jnrdit think it a little   ,  caifv* liul  it nt\ei   too ear'.v  to look at them and coni'Uic  them  wilh what von have or  or     are going lo cee.     They  aie the Nobbiest lot weha\e   *  seen  from $1.25 To $5.00  KIMONAS  Fiei'di Flanncll,| Flanellel te,  Kidei     Down,    Cashmeic, in  all shades and styles  i *   NOTICE. - '"   V���������������;  Fieni this date >tbe undersigned  will not "be responsible f������r'any indebtedness - incurred 'except 'in^ J<a  ^ written order si|n������d by/the secretary  Rowland, Waehiri1: : "^ "- ':"'>-'  "V. I.. EXPLORATION ?&' DfiVEL-  " ������FMiixNT CrO., LTD.J  Non Personal Liability. -  Victoria, B. C, May 18tb, 1905.  -  k- f +���������  They-have just received a,lar ge shipment "direct from the Factory  ' r  t       '" ->      - j." k l   consisting of puie - j i < -~ ' ,  WOOL BLANKETS  we(^hing 6 Hl*.,-7- 11)., 8 lbt,'  per pair.      -   \ '  ,,  Tlie order for these goods being placed   previous to   the advance ,  J ' ' i ' <���������  ^ in", price ot^ools, enables us   lo'   oftef them    lo you at'last sea-.  <"   ' -      "!"' v        "      .  l  ^       *    ��������� t  son's prices. % ^  t Take advantage ol this oppor tunity and BUY EARLY.  .*>  <\  ' i  GAT ACRE 8T  LADYSMITH .  " T J"  W; G. Prasef  '       " i-l'   ,  MerchantTailort������    l  ' "     ��������� (ist Avenue) v- .    - ,    ' -  ������ J   i, ^--  Spring Stock on Jiand. Call eariji and  get your choice  GUNS:  BIBLES ;$HELLS  CO  Jv  1   1/   ' ���������-  STOCK JMST  ARRIVED^    ������������������:���������Vr-  . ,v>  :.r:-iA  ~f     *^��������� V"  t T-���������*J 1  All the balance of oui simmer Blouses arc di\idcd into  two lots and wc sell one at  50C.  and the othei     ,whichconsist  of all oni  tlnoc and four <lol-  lai  blouses, in white or blink  at  ���������'&���������'  31.00  ENGLISH LINOLEUMS  Ah Wing & Co.  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Mad* to  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTY M.  LADY5MITH,. B.  C.  and they"' include the following'well known make, makes-   C    1���������     V '-> ^   -  * .  PARKER AL^FEVRE SHOT  GUNS, SAVAGE & WINCHESTER"/      , p  J    RIFLES, BRCWNINQ-'AUTOMATIC SHOT-GUN<tKYNbcK'>(-ELV '" A^  ,' EY &,VULCAN SHBLLS:    J     ''" \   '       V.    I:"*-   '���������-'/"  I   -"'������  -. V. '  ������/^   4  LADYSiVHTH .HARDWAKB'iCP.-; Md  A  rin  BLAIR AND ADAM.  'PH8NE   2-1 PHQNE  24.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that at Uie  next sitting" of the Board of Licensing Commissioners of the City of  Ladysmith, I ,intend 'to make application foi a transfer of the Reta 1  Liquor licence now held by me foi  the piemises k nowa as the Queen's  Hotel, situate upon Lots 1-3 andN14,  block 75, LadysniTth, B. C, from myself to Leopold Lepas  DESIRE HENRY  Ladvsmilh, 22nd July,  19G5.  ���������������������������^^������f^���������  J. STEWART        ;  Conveyancing     in      Notary Public  P. O. BOX a68  1,32!) Cash buys one of the neatesl  and     best finished homes  in town.  First-clliss locMiion.  <,2r>0���������Secuies two fine, lots ������ few  yaids  fiom the Postpffice.  $100  on  in oi tgage  .VI.IO���������Casili secures good four-room-  c<l dwelling.  Balance $200 'in time.  $300���������Cash secures 7-roomed house  Balance, $25(1,' on   time.  $200���������Cash,and $10 jicr month for  a  four-roomed hoitsctwith  puitry and  blath-room.   All  newly     apjcjd  .-md  painted   in   and  out.   Fine  gulden.  Water  laid on.  $100���������Cash and $10 per month buys  good dwelli)iigMhouse, small house  on same lot bringing $5 per month.  Splendid well,neighbors willing- to  pay monthly rental for water. Pur-  chajjp  is almost  self-supporting.  ������������������.1)00���������Buys good central business properly.   Well  rented.  Houses lo rent. Call and get rar-  ticulars.  Fire,   Life  and   Accident  Insurance.  Deeds,  Wills,    Mortgages,  Controls and Agreements Drawn,  MERCHAN T TAILORS  NEW   SPRING  AND   SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Charles Dunn, of the above firm, v isits Ladysmith every Sunday for tfee ,  purpose of taking measurements and  seeing customcis    personally.   M������y,.  be seen at the Hotels.   ,We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at   the  lowest possible rates.   Suits fiom     $15.00 up.   Pants from $4.00 up.,All  Hand-made.     Full line of the'Latest supplies ALWAYS carried  by Me. ���������  Dunn. . T ,J     , f j J \ - -d     > > '  L Itf  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If you can get fust-class goods    at     low prices fiom  a lehable  hous������ at home.   Thc peddlais that call here tiy to *;et rid of such  trash as they cannot sell -at  home   If jou get,an article fiom    a  reliable firm, you aie sure tha t the goods are as ropicsentrd, juul  if you are not satisfied you have something to fall bock on as we  are here since this town was   flis.lT stalled,   and hold  oui   reputa-^  -tion   as    afirst-cla^s  house.    We cany nothing m oui line but the  .best quality of goods and sell   on  small  piofits,  as  oui   cvpen^e,  are small     We ha\e no fat salancs  to pav and  no tia\ell.ng iv'  penses     CaH and compare our prices and oui  fiowK, an I il.in.l, 11^  deceived ' *  B.FORCIMflER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPIiCIAM  First Avenue,   XXX. Ladysmith,   B. C  Stoves  Stoves  ���������We are making them of the-Newest    Pattern and Latejf  Styles.  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  '  Our Prices are Reaeona   hie  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BL AIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  LAD/3lirrI UM i STJVe WORK5 CO., LTD.  FOR. RENT.  The hotel apartments of the Portland    Hotel,     consisting  of.twenty  rooms,      including  kitchen,   pantry,  storerooms,  14 bedrooms,   well  furnished,  ate.   The house,  without the  bar," will be leased by the undersigned  at very reasonable  rates.     Call  and look over   the premises.  A good  boarding  house  keeper can  do  well.  ANGELO TATE,  Proprietor.  Dr.R. B. Pier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason  able rates.  High St.  Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  (I  Appointimints may be made at any  From  this data on five cents>  will  buy  a nice,  cool  glass of beer'     at't,me  for dental  work at  Dr-   Dier'������      ||  Jones'   Hotel. ��������� on High street st il

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