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Array VQUa  -������������������������''��������� ��������� r_-  '������fr   'VrV^- W#"  [fr&^f!jlW'v?j  1  THURSDAY, 'Aug. 23, 1906.  SHE  PRIOP HIVE GB*J9?S  N;    '- /V> '-��������������� I A     P>.   ^  .  ^  //  IVALENCIA VICTIMS  STARVE TO DEATH  ���������%>���������*"  .Victoria, 'Aug.   22-���������News was     re-  'ceivcd    from   the   West  coast       Chat  dyht   skeletons ' oi victims    ol     the  fiost steamship   Vaieuoiu,   u   pontoon  ind  a  ship's,     boat  luuc  ull ' been  ouud.      Tlie skeletons are  in a boat  which has  been  located 'by*  lwdiuns  &u a cave.     It is impossible to stato  low the   boat ever got into the cave  t as suggested,   a boatload o������   passengers     from  the    unlucky   steamer  suddenly   found themselves   prisoners  while   searching    for  a place of  safety,  their sufferings   can   well be imagined. ' t '  The follow ing despatch- was received from Ws Daykin, lightkecper, at  Oarmanah:, "lt is impossible to id.  entity tlie skeletons except by re-  moving tons, of rubbish, ' then, some  thing might'be found which would  render it possible.' , Jf tho man got  into the cave alive theyNmust have  later boon1 starved' to death.' It in  a perfect unan, trap. There ,is a  large rock at the mouth of the cave  over which the boat was'.' thrown by  the   sea,   and ,there   is not room en  ough on tho sides of the rock to  i������ui tho boat out again when '��������� tho  water was smooth, and they must  have pei ished before they got any  smooth water. 1 think the boat is  .all i-i<*ht except for a small hole in  lhe forward air chamber, near the  gunwale. I am too short handed to  do anything.      '' '  The Valencia, it will' be remembered a was wrecked while on her  way to Victoria from San Francisco " with a big load o������ passen-  gei's late in January last. In tho  disaster,  over 3 00 lives were lost.  Tho steamer Tcrje Viken sailed yes  terday morning from San Francisco  for, this port,    for a .cargo of   coal."  Tho Victoria baseball club concluded all . arrangements . yesterday  for two games with the'.locals on  Saturday' and Sunday next, in Vic-  (oria, The Nnnaiim\,team" will not  be able' to fill the engagement, owing lo the fact the several members  of "the team cannot get' a������a?i and  the Victoria boys have been1 notified ro that, effect. *"���������  mro pile  FACES IN QUEST  FOR BOLD  -*+���������  (SHOCKING DEATH  OF AGED LADY  1 Sarnia, :Aug. 23'..���������Miss Christina  Grey, aged 61 years, 'met a shocking  death while returning from ,a trip to  \Woodrowe. Beach, two miles' from  Sarnia'. Miss Gray stepped from a  car while it. was going at full speed,  and'.'was terribly'injured in striking  the'pavement.     ���������,   *        .  CHEATED THE  GALLOWS  ��������� ^���������fr^'  MINES IN MANY DISTRICTS.  .-   Three carloads    of    ore has   licen  ' sorted   for   shipping < from ��������� Patrick  Clark's Bullwhacker at Butte.      Tnc  ore aveiages four per cent, copper.  The 20 stamp mill on thc Mayflower mine, nejir Baker City, \va|s sleirt-  eil Saturday. Immense tonnage of  $22 free gold milling ore was blocked  out. in preparation for the starting  of the new mill.  The Cracker jack 20 stamp mill at  Buffalo Hump is now being run day  and night on $80. ore. Eighteen men  are-employed at the mine.  Another phenomenal strike iias f^een  made in Florence camp���������this time on  the "Alice R" claim, which is owned by O. L. Benton. The rock assays between three and four thousand dollars in gokl with a laijgsl percentage of silver. It is a smelting  proposition. Thc Alice R was formerly known as thc Old Senator, and)  work was pushed on it for more  than three years. The mine was  then abandoned and never worked  until this summer.  S. W. Smith, owner .of the Bustei  mine, in thc Elk City district, has  just returned from a trip to San  Francisco. This trip, taken so soon  after the inspection of thc mine by  F. \V. Bradley of San Francisco, is  held to be significant. Mr. Bradley  is said to be. 'foargainiirg for the mine  for $350,000.  The Tribune mine in the Lardeau  is being worked again with'.a'-" full  force of men.  W. Y.- Williams, an expert for the  Granny company, is inspecting the  Alder mine near Twisp.  The Idaho mine near Phoenix, has  shipped its first ore. Yesterday 150  tons were taken. ; to the: Boundary  Falls smelter. The mine, is owned  by the Dominion-Copper Company.  A $10,000 tramway will be built  for the Rambler Caribioo next sum-  Lutkin, Tex., Aug. 23.���������The man,  John B. Roper,' with many aliases, ! pl'cs,  who murdered, without cause, two! T'he  fellow prisoners, white' men named  Taiwiek and Crowder, in the county  jail here on Aug. 15, bleating them  to death with a heavy Bucket as  they slept, ended his life-by- hangr  ing1 himself in hisvcell late last night  The Seattle "P.I." of yesterday,  contains the following: Braving the  tern Me wrath of the Manitou, be-  licved hy thc Indians on the North  i'acihe coast to guard thc gold deposits, Chief Louis Good, head ot  thc red men at Nanaimo, B.C., has  invited William O. Stewart, of the  Stewart Opera Company, now playing at the Oiand Opera House, to <aq  company his party and the biaves oi  the Spokane, Colville, Yakima anu  ���������\e/. i-crce tribes,, in an expedition  into the interior ot V,a<ncouver island  in an endeavor to iiud the source oi  the yellow metal from which ins  lorefatliers ��������� shaped the golden*, bullets used in the muskets supplied by  lhe Hudson's Bay Company.    .    ,"  Chict Good, who is a well educated Indian, became acquainted with  Mr. Stewart through association on  the football fields of a prominent  Eastern college team: Both - being  hardy athletes, a -last friendship  spiung up between them.   -  According to Mr. Stewart, Cliiel  Good will meet the "braves at Nanaimo the last week in August, and  it is proposed to, start for the wilds  of the interior no later than August  27. The expedition is to be equipped" for a stay "of three months if  necessary. There will be twenty-  three biaves and chieftains in the  party,     witii    pack horses and   sup-  TO  Itfflfcl WfO S  COPPED RIVER  -%.+���������%*-  Several days ago The Ledger reported the S.S. Leelanaw In poit  with a shipment of railroad cars,  a locomotive and tender, consigned  to the;Copper Rivet country.'In connection with this the following Seattle, despatch is explanatory.  Seattle, Aug. 23.���������Daniel UuiA^n-  hcira, president of thc American  Smelting and Refining Company, the  Guggenheim Exploration Company,  and thc American Smcltcis Securities Company, vice president ot the  Federal Lead Company, director oi  Gimbel Bros.,-Inc., and a'diiectoroi  the National Rank of Commerce, oi  New York, confirmed the report Hint  his interests would build a railroad  into thcv Co'ppei Riiver country to develop tlie Guggenheim properties in  Alaska.'  Mr. Guggenheim arrived in Alaska  last night from Dawson and tho  North, where lie has been on a trip  of inspection, and registered at the  Hotel Rutlcr. With hira are Mis:  Daniel Guggenheim, Mr. and Mrs. S.  R. Guggenheim,, Mrs. Guggenheim's  sister, >hs. s   H. Frank, and J  NEW MANAGER  FOR^STOVE WORKS  -%��������� -*-*-  ���������*������������������-*���������������������������  Last evening a meeting was held ly, as they are well knoflvnand ihave  oMhc shareholders of thc Lady-I giveu every satisfaction. However,  smith    Iron     and     Stove Works at' .��������� ,. ,  which a proposition   submitted    h*   lt wlU be ncccssal7 to advertise ex-  by  Air. T. 1'. Mclutyic, ol Winnipeg,  was accepted by 'the shareholders,  and as a Lcsu,lt ot which Mr. Mcln-  tuc will assume the position of Pre-  tcnsively0 in outside cities and prove  thc,excellent qualities of the stoves  manufactured in Ladysmith, and the  superiority* which, we have no hesita-  sideut and general manager of. the i tation in-saying,, they have, over  company   m  luturc. many  other    stoves on  the   market  Speaking ot the, future of thc plant  sold at thc same price,  or in   some  today, Mr. Mclntyie stated    that it  cases, moie.  is the intention of thc company to' Not only will the stove depart-  al once erect new ollices and get meat receive the attention of Mr.  into a position to work to a better' Mclntyre, but also the foundry work  advantage than has heretofore been I which is at present an important  the case, lie stales that theie is item of the industry, and can ho  much woik ot a good paying char- J made of much more importance. The  actor obtainable fiom this    district, j future   prosperity     of this company  Andeison,'  City.   V_  M.  a capitalist of Salt Lake  using a"strip from a~ blanket. ������-  lie acknowledged fa" few .days -ago  'that he walfV"member" of "the , Dal-  ton gang o(. 'bank rob lifers at-- Long-  view,--Texas., in' T892...'.Sheriff Watts  also had positive evidence"that Roper is the man wanted in Arkansas  for the murder of Sheriff Boyd in  lft!)3, and tor whom a reward ol  ten thousand dollars was offered.  Roper acknowledged various other  atiocious crimes in Texas, Louisiana  .mil Arkansas.  Indians have a legend that  there is a stream, on the island in  which-native gold exists in ledges  so prominent that their .forebears  oroke, it off with tomanawks. and  stone battle-axes and beat it " into  bullets.' Some of thorn believe, too,  that.Estrange gods stand watch over  the deposits and - "that.; death . will "  overtake tliose'who Lattempt'.'to "takfe" '  The Guggenheim interests have ac-  f|uired the Treadgohl, hydrauliek.ng  concession m the Klondike dislucl.  After investigating' the dimcull water'supply piobleni, it lias been decided ,to adopt a .scheme wherc-bv  wa<c,rWin he ^l0ught 0y f.anQ]s fot  mty_utiles and in sufficient njuanlity  for mining at, a reasonable cost.  The irrigation scheme will permit ol  hydraulicking and .scientific mining  calculated-to impiove mining condl'  tionB-in the Norlh. In the CarfelJb  V������������9t^ and    also, the Chopper Rivei  aud he is of the opinion that With  piopcr (management, a great deal  can be added to the present scope.  Thc stoves manufactured by this  company need no introduction local-  will, ol course, be,of interest to Ladysmith icsidcnts and its financial  success and development should be  assured if the good wishes of local  citizens can procure them.  SAYS FIGHT IS  NOT A FAKE  -*4*~  the. gold. . Several-patties.6L   whitejd'ftricts */,,e f'rm has a'cnuiied' large  TIMBER  AND LOGS.  Captain 11. It. Robertson, of Portland, is at the' Hotel Vancouver,  having just returned from an extended trip to points east, during which  he visited his old home in the maritime provinces. Captain Robertson  is head of the 'Robertson Raft Company, of Portland, which ships large  ocean-going rafts of ti\mb,er.  "Under the present Government regulations we cannot do business in  British Columbia'," he remaiked yesterday. ."We could leave $250,000 in  this Province right now if we' had  a chance, and the fact is that the  kind of timber we want is not the  kind that thc law was passed to  conserve particulaily. We ccnld  lake twenty million feet ^f roles  and piling, which would n.ean ihe  smaller timbers, which aie Ivurr.eu  by the settler, clearing his land and  lelt in Lhe woods by 'fciie logger after fir and cctlai. This kind of Umbel is usually left, and if not burned by forest tires, is hardly ever, if.  ever, taken put.1 .Wc could ship this  to San Francisco, to where we .are  constantly sending large rafts,"  CHILDREN DIED  FROM POISONING  mer.  long.  It will be   about  '5,000    feet  .Charles H. McDonald, of SeaH.e,  has bonded the Bonanza Chief at  Twisp for $10,000. from J. M. Risley.  A fair 'quantity of oil has bten discovered at a. depth of 450 feet at tho  'Swift Current oil well in Montana.  The Montama-'I-Iccla mine shipped  two carloads of silver-lead .ore in  July, with net profits "of $1800.  ���������*$������������������.  A new 80-foot ledge lias lijeen found  in the Nickle Plate in the Similka-  meen. The output is h'oing treated  with a 40 stamp mill.  Toronto Junction,- Aug. 23,��������� Two  children, Vera May, a$cil four yoars,  and Alcon. Claribelle, aged 2 years,  daughters of ��������� Mr. and Mrs. George  Holloway, or 49 ���������Vine'avenue, arc  dead of ptomaine poisoning as. a-result of eating ice cream. v  The children- ha'd been eating apples and berries during the evening  and just previous to going to bed  ate a iijuivntifcy of ice crea'mi and  took immediately ill.  ���������A tourist, while resting at an inn  on a summer-day, in Ga-lway saw an  Irishman . diriv'&ng- a. horse so thin  that it staggered as it walked.  "Why don't you put more flesh on  that nag?" the tourist exclaimed indignantly. "More, is it?" the Irishman answered: "Why, by thc powers, don't you see that the poor  creature can hardly carry what little there is on him now?"  nieirhave - tried to"find~the~streain,  i^ijL failed aiicr..long expeditions.-,  Chief Good has no fear of the'Supernatural, but knows -the trip into  the interior demands much courage  and endurance, the _ way .being long  and dillicult.  Owing to Mr. Stewart's theatrical  engagements, it will be impossible  for him to join the expedition, but  lie will watch the result with much  interest, and wishes his Indian  friend all kinds of success in his  daring undei taking.    "  PLEA FOR KISS  BRINGS PANIC  New York. ��������� Plump little Nella  Wetyb pleaded to be kissed, 'and when  a chivalrous Southerner tried. to embrace her a panic resulted which  nearly broke up the show at Wal-  lack's theater. \ Nella WebJ) sang  her catching refrain, "Won't you  kiss me, kiss me, kiss me?" in such  a fetching way that Frank Daniels,  the comedian, who was watching' tho  play in company with Col. Jalnes  Elvcison, jr., of Philadelphia, from  a stage box, became enthusiastic.  Daniels stepped upon the stage , and  made good while the spot light  sdione on the pair. The audience  applauded- and demanded an encore.  Six young men: from various parts  of the house rushed to the stage. A  tall Southerner , used the orchestra  leader's back for a step-ladder and  got'there fuse., The girl fled to thc  wings screaming, while thc manager  rang, down the curtain. ��������� Chicago  Chronicle.  . Q- _   LIGllTKEKPER Ar POINTED.  mining interests. The Cariboo Consolidated, mines at Bullion, Caiiibtoo  were recently pin chased and lmnrov  oil * <r7!������ft l\nn       !.....���������  ed  Goldlield, Nev., ,Aug. 23.���������L. M.  Sullivan has sent Eddie Graney, the  San Francisco fight promoter, the  Following telegram:   ���������  "Gaits wishes to post $5,000 with  you as a hot, open to anyone, that  Ins fight with Nelson will be absolutely fair. Gans to lose his money  if he louls Nelson. He will accept  no decision on a foul by Nelson.  "We will- leave nothing undone' to  pi ove to the woi Id that this will be  a square fight from, start to finish,"  said Gans' backer. "Gans can have  all of my money he may want for  bets of this character."  No less than 123 Sullivans, most  of them miners, have openly claimed relationship to the trust' company,  president in the last week and nearly two score other Sullivans have  written    in.from all over the coun  CONVENTION  OF FIRE CHIEFS  ������������������^���������o-  $750,000     having   f*ecn spent on' try.      Most    oi    thorn desired their  canals to supply water. , ; namesake's advice iii regard to bet-  ''We have     been     gone six weeks ' ting on Gans.    To them ajl an<l    to  from  New York on a  tiip of  tigation to confirm'   thc loporls  out engineers,"    said     Mr.  G  A lightkecper for the Trial Island  light station was appointed yesterday .morning, ' It lis stated that the  successful applicant is Mr. 'J.I. S.  Okell. The fog alarm has been installed at the island, but the light  will not be in position for some  time.  On Saturday, a visit to the island  was paid by a party on board the  steamer Otter, including Capt. Gan-  diM; Ralph Smith, M. P., Capt. J.  W. Troup, Capt. J. K. Cox, R. L.  Drnry, M. P. P., J.. Ringham, W.  McAllnn, James Montgomery, expert,  sent from Ottawa to install fog al  arms on the British Columbia  c������ast   nnd others.  mves-  ot  henn last night. "As a icsult of oui  trip our inteiesls will commcuee the  construction of a railway of from  300 to 000 miles in length into thc  Copper River Valley next spring,  He also own properties in the Caii  hoo, Atlin and Klondike districts,  and will at once commence their dc-  vqloptnent. Alaska is now the rich  man's camp. By this I mean that  to get the gold one must have machinery, and that is what wc intend to do. Quartz mining has  been practically untouched in the  North. The amount of gold which  has been taken in this way is infini-  testimal compaired with the liches,  of the country. 'Railroad facilities  are needed to make this mining/ pay,  and that is what wc are going to  have in the Copper River countrv at  otice. The oie will be earned " to  our smelter at Tacoma."  While he" admitted that a gateway  port had been selected for the Copper River railway, Mr. Guggenheim  lefused to divulge the silo, saying  that it_ might be "Valdez, Cordova  bay or some other harbor."  ,.The Guggenheim party will leave  this morning for Now York city.  While'-declining to state approximately ihow much '.money the Guggcn-  hc'i'ms are putting into Alaska/Mr.  Guggenheim, said, ' "You1 may imagine wc are going to spend a good  deal, or we wouldn't leave our business for six Weeks to come away.  out here on an inspection tour."  The Gitgigciihciins began purchasing  Alaska mining properties aVjBOt Hired  years ago. Their engineers have  been in the Northern camps almost,  continuously since then, audit, is understood that $15,000,000 will be invested in the. Klondike'district alono  nearly 1,500 Irishmen in camp, also,  who had expressed a desire for similar information, Sullivan issued a  statement today. He offered to  handle all bets they make on Gans  to win the tight under a guarantee  that it the tight is won by Nelson  on a foul or theie is any sign of a  fake the money shall be returned.  His guarantee is indorsed by Jaimes  Dcgan, cashier of the Nie "Ormsby  bank, a man of the same nationality. More than $*,000 was posted jbjyi  the Sullivan Trust Company during  the day under this guarantee.  Calgary, Alta., Aug. 23.���������The Pacific association of fire chiefs will  convene here this week and several  interesting topics will be discussed  by the chiefs of the various brigades  in cities between here and the   Pacific coast.    .Chief Carlisle, of Vancou-  ver,  will read a paper on the   sub-  ] ject:    :'Are water    tanks    n     'oofs  of  buildings to be recommended   as  (ire protection, considering   the rish  of injury    to    firemen through such  taaiks possibly falling during a fire?"  Chief Watson, of   New Westminster,  will also read a paper, takjing as his  subject,  "Iron    shutters,    how they  should be made, and the necessity of  arranging them, so that they may be ~  opened from the outside in case  ^o������  fire."    ���������   *���������   EMINENT LAWYER  DIES SUDDENLY"  St. Thomas, Aug. 23. ��������� John A.  Robinson, senior partner of the laAV  fum of Robinson &. Green this city,-  died at his summer residence, ^ort  Stanley. Mr. Robinson arrived home.  from England fourteen tUvs ago.  While crossing the ocean he suffered  greatly from sea-sickness .wi' afttr  his return grow rapidly <vorsc. Mr.  Robinson was in England rcorcsent-  ing  the Pere Marquette way    in   '  the appeal to the    privy council   in  thc matter    ol    the deportation   of  Messrs. Gillhula and Cane under the  j alien labor law.  WILL LAND AT  GOVERNMENT WHARF  Johnston (who sings): That gentleman you just introduced me to,  said he would give anything if he  had my. voice. By the way, what  business does he follow?  Friend:    lie's an auctioneer.  Miss Olde���������No, indeed, I  marry him if he. was the  on earth.  wouldn't  last man  Mr H. A. Cornwall, secretary of  the board of trade, today received a  lettei from Capt. Troupe, of Victoria, dated Irom that city .Aug. 18th.  Mr. Coin wall had written, on hehalf  of the boaid complaining of the inconvenience caused travelleis by the  steamer Joan landing at the Wharf  owned by - the Wellington Colliery  Co., '  In his letter Capt. Troupe states  that he was surprised to learn the  condition of affairs, and stated that  in the' near future he would talk  over the matter with Capt. Ritchie,  of thc Joan, and endeavor to arrange for the boat to in future dock  at either the Dominion or Provincial wharf.  _������������������o   D\LLOON1STS  A NUISANCE.  As ballooning increases it is certain to add to the tribulations -of  the farmers, as the.'automoWUe craze  has done. Each new method of propulsion Wears heavily on the staid  and sober residents of the rural districts. Tho floating airship is a  spectacle of beauty as it sails  through the air, but the occupants  thereof have got, to land somewhere,  sometime and somehow, and there1'  are. no docks or stations which they  are   Wiled     to     reach.    Hence the  Miss Yonge.���������No, dear, you would swinging anchor of a balloon upon  not unless you happened to lie the its erratic navigation of the air is  last woman. '.  ! .   ! i liable to wreak devastation   upon   a  I farm or garden, to knock off a chinij*  ncy, or to become entangled with a  barn. Such intnision upon a quiet  life will not be welcomed. There is  plenty of human nature and rude  justice in the action of the New  Jersey farmer who thrashed thofcero  naut who had landed on his farm  and injured his crops. Such uninvited visitations are a menace, might  inflict serious damage and would ap-.  pear to constitute actionable trespass. If there shodld be an invasion Iron the land of this damaging  sort it would be considered indefensible. Vet from the point ol view  of a farmer thus victimized, it can  make little difference < whether the injury inllictcdcomesfrom VV BBBBB  jury inflicted comes from the surface  of the earth or from the sky. He  can find no pleasure'in this new possibility of evil.���������Springfield Republican.  ���������+   COSSACK REGIMENT MUTINIES  St.   Petersburg,   Aug.  ing   to   private advices  22���������Accord-  tbe 250 th  Ural Cossack regiment, has mnUn-  at Samareand, Asiatic Russia. Its  officers were arrested and replaced  with men from t\\e ranks. The  commander of the garrison of Sam  arcamd has demanded the immediate surrender of the mutineers. Tho  artillery has been called out and  the city Is In a state of panic  AM  '���������.���������::<'$A4 )f. - -  f -^ -   * 1-*  '\-x...  ���������*XU  ;-V^-; - ���������  .,-���������������"���������-  THfe LADTSMITH DAILY   LEDGEB  THE     DAILY    IfDKK  Pu'jI  ���������very   day   except Sunday  -BT-  THB DAILY LEDGER COMPANY.  SUBSCRIPTION.  One Ye������r (ln advance)' $5.00  One Month  - ... -  80 ������*ts  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH.  THURSDAY  Aug.   23,   1906  HAVE  AN  EQUAL   CHANCE.  London, Aug. 22:-Wm. Trent, writ  ing to Tho Yorkshire l'ost irom Wq-  giua, quoting a Canadian AfaMiciaU'd  Press cable of .July 20 regarding  "No Englishman need apply," acknowledges having seen such a noLn'������',  but claims also to have seen a sign  "No Canadian need apply" Mr.  Trent says Englishmen of tho right  stuff have as much chance of success  in the Canadian west as any other  ('migrant.  PREPARES FOR A STRIKE.  St. Petersburg, Aug. 22���������At a  meeting of 142 delegates representing all the Russian railways just  concluded in Finland it was resolv  ed that a general strike will be  feasible at a near date, and to  issue instructions to prepare for it  "A .committee was appointed to draw  "up a strike appeal or any other  manifesto , which may be found nee-  cessary.  There is a Vast Difference  Between  OUT IN" THE COLD. j  "Dearest, with you by my side    1 \  would willingly give up all I possess  ���������wealth,  position,  parents ��������� everything."  "I know, George, but in that case  what would be left for me." ��������� Milwaukee Sentinel.  r-p'-.^.  and all other Oats. 15. & K. Rolled On I* are not only moie delicious,  more appetizing and sweeter to lhe  tuste;   they   are   also  FRESH AND SWEET    ,  EVERY DAY  Your Grocer gets daily deliveries'  fresh ftom thc mill, tli.it is why  11. * K. Rolled Outs build hen 11 h-  ici   bodies and brains.  Henry Elliott, Esq,., of Shcrbrooke  N.S., Inspector and Sunt, of Bridge'  Construction for Nova Scotia, says:  "A bottle- of MINARD'S LINIMENT cured me of a very , severe  sprain of my leg, caused by a full  while building a bridge at Dohe'ity  deck,  Cumberland Co."  B.K.���������1130.  i2E3E333352^r;SaE38Kg33  iSSt&l  sence of your liiund,  perhaps I mayRcv. m." O.  Stockland, Pastor ol Uic  ���������PITTSBURG MONEY DECLINED.  Pittsburg, Aug. SQ'-Count .Tulien  de Ovics, tho Chilean consul in Pit-  tburg.called on Major George" \V.  Guthrie today and announced that he  had received a message from the  Chilean government, and that it. was  desired that no public contiibutions  be made in this city for thc relief of  the victims of the earthquake disaster.  rely on your support'?"  ������������.   ������������������������  ���������������.  Benevolent old lady' (tapping timidly at a door in the ofiiccs of a  well known weekly paper:) "Would  it be possibly tor me to sec 'Aunt  Flossie.' who vntes thc 'Mother's  Page' in youi newspaper? I. should  so like to tell her how much 1 have  enjoyed reading luc .u dicles- on "The  Evening hours in the Nursery.'  Criimy faced office boy (jerking his  thumb vaguely in lhe direction of a  half dozen men busy scribbling in a  much.beclouded atmosphere): "That's  'ini over there smoking a pipe, with  a grey flannel shirt on."    JOTTINGS.  Some time ago in Now York City,  a man was awakened in the nig������it to  find his wife weeping uncontrollably.  "My darling," he said, in distress,  "what, is the matter?"  "A dream!" she gasped. "I have  ,had such a horrible dream!"  Her husband begged her to tell it  to him in order that he might comfort her. After long' persuasion she  was induced to say this:  "I thought I was walking down  Broadway,' and I came to a warehouse where there was a large placard, 'Husbands for sale.' You get  'beautiful ones for ,$1.5.00, or even for  $1,200, and very nice looking ones fos  as low as $100."  The husband asked innocently:  "Well, my dear, and did you sec  any that looked like me?"  The sobs became strangling.  "Doz-,  ens of them," gasped the wife, ���������-Sdor.o i  up in    bunches    like asparagus, and  sold for ten cents a bunch."  A little schoolboy was praised for  an exceedingly well dra wo map  which he had given in. The niaslei,  aftei looking at it a second time,  doubtfully enquired:  "Mike, who helped you with it?"  Mike���������Nabody,  sir.  Master���������I can hardly believe tb.ti,  Come,  didn't your brother help you''  Mike���������No, sir; he didn't help   me,  (Hesitating.)   He did it all lumsel  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  An American contemporary stales  that John Devinney, an aged famiei  of. Buttermilk Hollow, Pennsylvania,  was preparing to hang himself in bis  barn when "Old Bill," his favorite  horse, noticed something wrong air.l  kicked him through the wall of the  barn. Devinney was badly hurt'an  now wants to get well. No doubt.  "Old Bill" will get a Iitting\reward  when lie does.  .������.   .������.  ������������������  A stoiy is told of a lately defeased meni'lier of the British Parliament that when touring his coiisli-  tuency at the time of an election  he met with a voter who proved a  perfect type of British obstinacy.  Neither expostulations nor argument  sufficed to move him. - At length the  voter's  patience broke    down.     "!'  tell you what it is,    ftli������.  ," he  exclaimed,  "I'd sooner vote for   the!  devil than you."    The suavity of the  member    was undisturbed.      "Well,"  he remarked, "in the unavoidaWe ab-  Union-made Capital & Nugget Cigars ���������������  "MAKE HAY WHILE  THE SUN  SH1.NKS."  There is a lesson in thc   work   of ;....  the thrifty farmer.    He knows   thai J^j  the bright sunshine may  last but   a j :;.j  day and he prepares for the showers   Sj  wWcI,.are so lialble to   follow.      So   %  it should be with every   household.   -J aUUi Idllts-J  Dysentery, diarrhoes and cholera morbus may attack some of the    members of the home without   warning.  Cbamibterlain's    Colic,    Cholera    and  Diarrhoea'Remedy, which is the best  known    remedy    for these 'diseases,  .hould always    be kept at hand   as  Mediate    treatment    is notary.  and delay may Prove fatal.   For sale  SUMMER DIARRHOEA  IN CHILDREN  During the hot weather of the summer months thc first unnatural looseness of a child's bowels should have  immediate attention,! so as to check  the disease before it becomes serious.  All that is necessary is a few doses  of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy followed by a dose  of   castor oil   to   elense the system.  first M.E. Church, Little Falls, Min-  nesc'ts, writes: "Wc have used Chamberlain's Colic,; . Cholera and Diarr-  hwv" Iteruedy for several years and  find It a very valuable remedy, es-  pecl My for summer disorders in children."  Sold by Ladysmith Pharmacy  ���������*iri tiZttXKc:.-  2l.lP***MS?.'SOTnW3������K5S������  ft*������f!l^������S������������S������  Light Teaming.  Orders  Witii���������  iui.eer Botllii; Works   I  11st- Avenue*. Ladysmith, 8. C j  f. f. Riii{, Prop. I  l .   MANUFACTURER OF'     j  i Carbonated 13everaijes, f  i dinger   Beer      |  ��������� <i  i 1-ruit Syrups j  4 ��������� *  1-jOX    24S J  ������  f  M������..*..������..*.ie.. ���������������������������a.. #..s..O"������..������..������.. ������������������������������������������ .���������..���������..������������������������..(���������������������������.  GLASS      GLOBE S  When you want a Glaaa glow*  see that you get the globe  with the rubber ring on it,  as it is the only kind that  can keep the water out ~ the  globes without the ruhjber ring  cannot Keep out water, you  can sec that by examining  them. Thc artificial flower  tbat Is put into the globes  with the rubber rings, is guar  anteed to be the best, and if  you want a' globe with a  Rubber Ring;, call at Mrs. T.  X. Jones, accent for  = ;-"��������� HSNRY CREW3  The only  place you can   get  Them.  Sole /.gent in B.C. for the  French Wreath Co., of London aris, Melbourne, S.A.,  Cc. :.<, .,ox Rd. & Milton St.  ��������� JANAIMO B.C.  irsTsra^ares jmhj at".1  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby-, given that 1 intend to apply to the Hoard of , Licensing Ouimnissiow.is at their next  sitting, foi a tinnsfcr of tlie retail  liilimi 'kwise now held by mc for  the IVi'i,iud Hotel, Ladysmith, from  invsclJ  lo Christina Hoggan.  D. H. 1-IYND.  Ladystnitli, !)th Aug., 190G.  Im  EsquimaH   & Nanaimo Railway  STEAMSHIP SCHEDULE  ~-   '   - UFFECTIV E JULY, IS.  S.S,  Sails from Ladysmith'for Vancouver every TucMb.y at (i o'clock a.m.  Sails  from Vancouver tok- Ladyemi th every   Monday    and. Tuesday, at  1:30 p.  m.  Geo, I*,. Courtney,  J      t  District PjiMst'������g'<n\-ASJOiit  5S Government St,,"Victo!ia, H.C.  EXCELLENT  Train Service  BETWEEN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  I,  And tlie Prii iJpal Business Centers of  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, HEW YORK AUD  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS. |  I  THE COMFORTABLt WAY.  Ticket and  Freight Office,  75  O. overnmeiit/*Street.  i)    Tanscontinental  L      Trains Daily  The New Train  O *i������.   NTAL LlfVltTtD  The Train of  Ease,  Elegance,   Excellence.  Every   mile  a picture,   aud  no smoke to spoil the   view.   %  Through  Compartment,   Ob-   j|  servation  and  Pullman  Sleepers;    also    Through    Tourist  Gars to  Chicago. ,  At antic Steamship Business to Europe  is our Specialty  Union     Terminals   with   all  Steamer lines. - ^  lierth  reservations  by  wircl   jf  Great Northern S.S. Co. '-  FOU JAPAN. AND CHINA.  Steamships Minnesota and Dakota sail from Seattle for Japan and China ports at fre-  ([iienr dates. Exact sailing  dates can be secured upon application to any Great Northern' representative.  S.,G. YERKES,  |    A.G-.P.A.,   Seattle, Wash.  E. R. STEPHEN,  Gen.  Ap,cnt, Victoria. B.C.  THE JONES HOTEL  ���������WHITE   COC)K��������� "  and '   '' '  ���������WHITE   LABOR���������  Empioyecl Only,.,  (Half Block from Depot.)  GAT ACRE  STREET--   Ladysmith.  Under|New|Manajchient' :  HOTEL; WILSON  Jus.1 R. ^'cKinnell, Prop,  NANAIMO  Commercial Mens' headaaarters.  Modern and     Strictly First ClaM.  B'irc Prool    Buildlif.  Try Capital and Nugget Cigars  n. j. iimn  NURSERIES, & SEED HOUSED  "or a cool, refreshing���������  BATH  During the Summer  Months Call on ,    .  THOMAS LEWIS  Shaving Parlors, etc.,    High Street  Best accommodation;(or transient  \nd permanent boarders and lodgers.  ORjaLftD ;;;Bi.'OT-EL  ���������This new Hotel has been, comfort-'  aMy ..furnished and' the. bar Is up-to-  d������tftp.: Rates fl.M aday ,*nd ap-  w^rds.   (��������� , .   r  , WM.. BEyBRipOE, Prop!  ������������������UaadaVi������.:/_:fc<' :���������-: :���������������: Ladyanhk  LargeStocl; of Homegrown  Fruit- and ���������Oinaincntal Trees,  now matured for tho "Fall  Trade.  No expense, loss or delay  of fumigation or  inspection.  Headquarters for Pacific  Coast grown Garden, Field,  and Flower Seeds  in season.  Bee Supplies, ������pray Pumps  Mia'e Oi) Soap, Greenhouse  Plants, Cut Flowers, Bulbs  For Fall Planting  We do ..business on our own  grounds���������no relit to pay and  are    prepared    to  meet   all  competition.  Let ine price your list before placing your order.  Catalogue Free.  ai. j. henry;  3oio  Westminster Road  .   .       VANCOUVER   ���������-  Fletcher Bros.  I . ....Dealers In-...-.'  Pianos   & Organs  Ladysmith, B.C  . Plumbing and Tinsrnitliing  "done at  Reasonable Prices   By   J. ANDERSON  Leave orders at reterson's  Futn -  ture Store, or telephone No 55.  Sunlight Soap is better tliuti other soaps, but  ������ best when uscrt in the Sunlight way.  Buy Sunli.rlit S������ir> nr\S follow Directions  *    THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  .  ���������f"  I PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, COLD AND  SILVER ORES.  ,     ���������       . Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH,   B. C.  ���������::l  press Work  Wood Br     Bark     far sale.    See J.   KEMP,  or   leave  W. CARTER.  PI-ION 10      ti-O  -O..Q. >������....���������������..������.,  ..<������.-........  ���������������..���������������>���������.....���������..  .���������������������������.���������..���������..������������������������������������..���������..���������������������������������������������.  ,       First.   Class  RIGS FOR HIRE  DELIVERED.  WOOD AND DARK FOR SALE   AND  EXPRE  SS WORK.  U'Mt������NWU������JWklW1k  ���������.HrnvMii'^^mitt-M.^i*  DAVID JOHNSON  PHONB'66" LADYSMITH  tt..*.������a<>o**a������4f>s������**'e< ������..������.������������>.������..������..������..������..4������a-.������..���������..������..������..  M������H������..������..������..������..9,.o****>������������������-a'<������<'  ..|..p..ei.i������e-0"������"  ������������������a**s������.o.iQ..s. -���������..#-#..o**0"������'������  ..#������������.������>..a������e :���������������������������������������������-  >.������������.������ ���������������������������^������..������������������^**  VESI' STOVES!  we are making HEATERS and RANGES of  Latest Styles and Newest Patterns--We do  AS | kinds of Foundry and Repair Work  Nickes Plating in all its branches a Specialty  Ladysmith Stove & Iron Works Co. Lcl  TELEPHONE 53 P. O. Box 42.  iIlead office  DUNCANS STATION,  Vancouver Island, B. 0.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  *  *  *  +  *  *  *  ���������4*  *****+'*+*-F4'+++++*+^*4--^f.r^^^^"i.^.}..|i^.f.f.f..{.^  7v\:KRi<eT  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue  Ladysmith BC.  HADVSMITH transfer stable  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD   kUHNITURF  ED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.  MOV-  Stablw In lhe rear of the Latf ysmith hotel.  Ahtottford  Leave ordtsrs at   the  A.  J; WASKRTT PROP.  ���������* i.-4.*-*-4--^Mh4.4-^*^.^-4. *->i:*-4.>4-4-* +���������+���������*.*s++������ +  *������������������*.���������*��������� 4,. 4. 4. ���������&������������������*. 4-  A.  k%.-*.-%.-%^%-���������%���������%.-������.���������%.-%.-%���������%.   ���������������.������.������.���������,  ^���������i !"j������ii *.'jt>n**?TiTH  FAINTING   AND   PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done-    Orders  Prom ptly    Execute  LADYSMITH  WM. MUNSIE,   President,, J. W. COBURN, Managing Director.  ,.,������������������;-.,.,  .; .,   Telephane 4-rb.  The Ladysmith Lumber Co, Ltd,  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND  LADYSMITH-?     ,J '-w %-w^  ������Hiriglos bl Specialty  '   ',,/-.- /MANUFACTURERS OF���������~  BoiigK ami1 Dressed Fiv and Oedav Lumbers  LATHS,  SHINGLES, MO ULDINGS,     ETC.,     of   the BEST  QUALITY SEASONED.     AND   DRIED    FLOORINGS     AND  FINISHING LUMBER IN STOCK  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  i  4  4  4  4 ������THE LADYSMITH   DAILY  LEDGER  LODGES  LADYSMITH TEMPLE, No. 5.���������  Rathbone Sisters, meets in the Odd  fellows' Hall every 2nd and 4th  Tuesday, at 7:30.p.m.'.  MRS. KATE TATE,  M. of R. & C.  r n ii  UNITED .ANCIENT ORDER OF  DRUIDS.  Wellington Grove, No. 4, UjA.O.D.  meets in thc I.O.O.F. Hall, Ladysmith, the Second and Fourth. Wednesdays of each month, commencing  Wednesday, 13th, 1905.  Visiting Druids are invited to   attend.    By Order  WM. RAFTER, Rec. Sec.  PATRICK BURK, N.A.  ULBERT  gssgzz&jssasgxsa  Dr. K. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist    , -  All work  guaranteed and. at reasonable rates.  RESIDENCE  AND OFFICE  Gatacre 8t Ladysmith  Oi.cn, at all hours.  **=?  SOUTHERN VIEW OF  THE R^CE QUESTION  Tall and slim,  dark, oi 'complexionitiical   sentiment,, because  there  is a  Leads Them    Mk  IN QUALITY  R.P.RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  _ LADYSiVUTrl   BAKERY   .  CHOICE    CAKES "'AND, PASTRY  ALWAYS    FRESH   ON HAND  Wedding   '(Jake*  >hide   'to  Order  I'llUlTS   AND    CANDIES OF ALL  KINDS.    r'RESIl   BREAD  EV- "  ERY   DAY  I'rices    arc     Very Reasonable.     All  Uustoincis, arc Treated Alike.  HOP  l,EE,& CO.  ON THF  .53 PL AN A DE.  wrwi������ii.i wa^#rw������������������Tx-wi������  VICTORIA.   ���������: :-:  B.C  CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY  BOOTS & SHOES  REPAIRED  with, aquiline features, and a rather  grizzled moustache and imperial, Mr.  Arjiold 12. Forrest, of Richmond,  V. A., could not be mistaken for-  a������ything else but a southern gentleman as he sauntered leisurely a-  bout. the rotunda ������f the Windsor  last night', says tho Montreal Daily  Star. Thc accent, too, was the  inimitable soft' southern drawl; and  his opinions on tlie question of the  white and ssolored races in the southern states were typical of those  of his class. u  "You people here in the north,  s>ir, "imagine that Soulherners arc  in every respect like youlselves and  in almost similar situations. This  is nearly, but not quite true, and  the miss jis as good as a mile. Both  white and colored, southerners  arc practically or the same types  from long American ancestry���������They  are a conglomeration of every raco  under the . sun, bound together by  no other' tie than a common commercialism.     With us there is a poK  SHE NO.COME.  .1. A. REED,  Roberts St.   Near 5U1, Ave.   ,'������^  lf������       ' ������fl  \^SLSLSsJLSLJLSL fiJLiLJL-/* We once ncar(l a sad story aWoufc  IffannfaCtUrerS Of the FaiHOUS ;_^���������,w���������___^ 1 la Chinaman named AU Yap.      Yap  CUBAN     BLOSSOM     '       Ul   f - ���������,       got a job as a cook and saved, carc-  ^ ini-^iw funy for a yeari    in ordcr to    get  "None bu   Uniiw Labor    Employed Wall   PcLDGTS | money enough      to bring his     wife  common     and     dominant    interest���������  thc supremacy   of the white man..  ���������  'Hut why this continual struggle  to assert the supremacy of the while  man  inevery  point.'?"  '���������There arc sensibilities sir, which  defy the strongest lo^io. You tell  us that since tile negro is ota- equal  in the eyes of the law we ought to  adinitor assume that he is so in  fact and lose {.sight oi mvivc ruci.U  distinctions. .It sounds all right lo  say it, but we know di Herein., We  know that the while- man ami tlie  colored man are not the same, can  never be the same in any ordinary  likliho.ocl, and Uiat in any case the  negro is at present utterly unfit  for the degree of the official ascend  ency which is allowed to white  men. You may think this fear fan  lastic, but with us it springs from  a grim and thoroughly real presence which is obtruded upon at every, moment of our lives, and'.which  wc, cannot but view with coldness,  if not positive hate." -     - ^^-a^Bia^r-iTOt.Mi mm*feam*m. jkm  *l*>*SB8aS!S2*3KSffiwr'rti:������ti������c������^'*ri'-  n J. BOOTH. Prop  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also tan- j  guage9; drawing in pencil and cray- ]  ons, paint ng in oils and water col- j  ,orB, pianoforte and vocal lessons %\v- J  en In'classes or individually. |  MISS BERTRAM,  r Ladysmith, B.C '  ovei *vom China.    He sent the jnon-  ON HAND  ey, and .'Waited with growing impat-  !_    , , ,     .- u , ,' r r������rT,i/-.izj'' icnce ������Bvcral . months longer.   '   One  { lO be SOU! at HALr PKlCb'^y ne Went to his employer madder  | than a hornet, "and swearing in   scv-  RAYMOND  &  SONS  Call oil J.L Smith  v   House anti Sip Patatei  PIERCY&'GO.  J*������ J. JJ*-J������TBO������ *������������������������*���������"*#��������� JU*"'  ���������Dealers in���������  Lime,  Piaster Paris,   Brick,  Fire 'Brick and Vancouver island cement.   -  3 Pandora St. Victoria B.C.  Minard's Liniment cures Cold, etc.  $ .Manufacturers Of.���������  01 IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTBING,  OVERALLS,  'TOP SHIRTS,  ET������  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  ; eral dialects'.,   He was waving, in his  | hand a- letter in Chinese'oiiiamcters.  ''My wifee no good!" tie -screamed.  "I send     her    heap     cash, she   no  come!"  '-'Don't get excited,  Yap.      Maybe  she'll come after all."  "No.     Isabe her,   She bunco me.  She no come���������she dead!"'  MClarjrs  A Child can Operat  a Kootenay  Steel Ran������e  Kootenay  The   Ladjsmith Hardware Co,,1 Sole ten  JOURNALISM',  A curiosity in .journalisings thc co-;  py of an esteemed Costa Rican contemporary, -the Limoiv Weekly News,  which'comes.to us with two pages  of advertisements, a copy of the  new printing law, and i1"1 notice :  "Until further notice,  tli uc    of  the ,Limon Weekly News 1 .ispended  as prescribed by the now law of  June 20, l'JOti."    ���������  Two blank pages- represent the  reading matter and the editor carries caution to, thc point of omitting  even his title head and running, title, j u'al   (who has constructed a    qjuad  A glance at  thc provisions  of     this J ruple track, into   London,  being   per-   t  ENGLISHMEN PRAISE  CANADLANlKAILROADS  Winnipeg,     .Aug.    22.���������Every    day I Lake   City,   Yellowstone   Park,"    St.  notable   J5uropeans   arc passing thiol  j.Jaul,    Chicago,       Buffalo,  Rochester  ugh   Winnipeg,   which indicates    that  Western Canada is rapidly becoming  known. Yesterday^a party of prominent l&igli&h, railway men arrived.  They comprise Mr. S. Fay, General  manager of the   Knglish Great Cen.-  extraordiiiary law,  worded in quaint j haps the finest in the world) Mr. II.  j English,     justified    his   caution,   for  VICTORIA, B.C.  GENERAL BL  U.P  Miners' DriilingllmacSiin&s  ������1ADE TO ORDER and REPAIRED  AT   SHORT  NOTICE.      DRILLS  SHARPENED  BY  US     ALWAYS   GIVE SATISFACTION.   PICKS HANDLED A  NI>  REPAIRED   ���������     -SHIP SMITHING    IN      ILL   ITS   B.IlANCMKS  - Horseshcers and Genera1 BJacksmitns.  R. WRIGHT.  Bvtller Street  -      -    -     -   Ladysmith, B C  J ICE!    ICE!    ICE!  Will be Delivered on Mondays,   Wednesdays.  Fridays and Saturdays  Orders* must he ln by eleven o'clock  on day of Delivery,  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Ratee fl.25 and*1.50���������  Fro        ,to all steamboat landing and  railway depots.    Electric cara every ttv������  mimiteB toall parts of  the city-   Ba?  and table nhexcelle<l.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT STM VANCOUVER B, C.  M.R. SlMfSOK  1 , Solicitor, '���������������������������.  Money to   Loin  ,t.   Avcnut LWYSrVI H  I not only are publications of any  kind forbidden unless all concerned  give security ' that the government  will find no onjections to them,, but  editors and authors arc put under  ; heavy bonds to make sure that whatever fines Costa Rican courts' may  impose will be paid. The law was  passed'by thc congress, "at the instance of thc executive."���������New Yoik  Sun., .  , ���������  ���������        ���������o   I Wif&TrJohn,  dear,  the doctor   said  that I need a change of climate.       i  Husband���������All   right.    The' newspaper says it' will be warmer   tomorrow.   ..   Union  Limited  | NANAIMO*  B, C.  NOTICE  From     this date the undersigned  will not be  responsible for any Indebtedness     incurred except on      ������  'written p.fQer signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  VlrtmU. B   I!.. Mai IRtfc. ���������������<���������������.  W. SILER.  1EUEKAL LXPEESS A.ND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY Do- r'  Leave orders at the Abhotsfor*.  STEAM  heated  FIjRNISHek    ROOMS  Art Ion fioin? Cast?  lhea ba sura your tickets rea#   'Is  North Western Line  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS witk tbr  through    trains    Irom    the    Pacini  Coast. <-  THE SHORTEST LINE, TF  FINEST TRAINS, THE LOWES-  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   OlU  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS C1T'-  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information a������k 7'  local agent or .write,  F. W. PARKER  Gsneral   A *"  790 2ad At*.. Seattle.  BAHfcSUrmED WITH BH T  WINK5.?LIQUORS, CTGAKS  i stead,    the requirements as to   resi-  Idcnoe. may bo   satisfied by  residence  : upon the said land.  |   Six   monfche'   notice     in     writing  .should he given lo thc Commissioner  : of Dominion Lands at Ottawa of in-  ������ .     . ���������      ..      ,.   ���������   ,. ��������� ,    ilcntion to appW for patent.  Synopsis ���������! Canadian Homestead.       CoaJ landSm'y be purchased at $10  . Resulatioua. j pM acre ,or 8ott coal anrl     j20   for  Any available Dominion Lands aI,thl.acilCi Not more than 320  within the Railway Belt in British ; ,iCrcs c.ln ,)C nt3fl���������ired by one indivi-  ' Columbia,-may''ba homestcaded by'(Ulai oT company. Royalty at the'  any person who is the sole head of nile 0r ten cents per ton of 2,000  * family, or any n������ale over e ghtccn |'1)0unds shall he collected on the  years ol age, to the extent of one- '^voss output.  quarter section of 1G0    acres,    more ���������    w. W.  CORY,  or less. T)epnty of  the Minister of Interior  Entry must be made personally at  the local land office !tJpc the district  ln which the land is  situate,  The homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected therewith    under   one    ol  the   following  plans:  rj) At least six months' residence hoca come on without warning and  upon and cultivation of the land in prompt relief must be obtained.  each year for three years. | There is no necessity of incurring ex-  (2) II the father, (or mother, jf the 'pense of. a physician's service in such  father is deceased), ol the homestead-  cases  if  Chamberlain's Colic,   Choi  er residca ������po������ a farm in the vicini-  Kcep  Minard's  house.  Liniment    in    the  A. J McMURTRiE, Proprietor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  LADYSMITH,    .C  Good tables and good  Rooms  JloluiuK,   superintendent   of  the  London, and Southwestern, upon     whose  line    at   Salisbury   the  recent      railway disaster occurred; Mr.    S.    T.  .-  Button,   engineer of ttie lOast   Jiuliap  Railway,      Calcutta;    Mr.    J.,P.   C  Donnell,   cnginoer anxl master;  S. E.  Tfay, son of the'  General   M~npager of  the   Great   Central.     The    Company  travelled   from Montreal in a special  saloon car.   which was furnished,with  every   convenience     for  the  journey.  {Today   they,     proceed westward     to  Vancouver,, whence'they will go south  to California-and. back througk Salt  SAN FRANCISCO AIDS CHILE  Saa   Francisco,   Aug.   22:-Metmbers  pO)UjOd(lT!   A'l.tOJ   JO   0O);iUIlUO3   oin   jo  by ilayov Schinitz' to devise ways  and means for the relief of San Fran  Cisco during the" fire of last April  met yesterday to arrange, for San-  Francisco's contribution to the stric-  Jccn people of Chile. Within fifteen  minutes the individual members of  thc committee bad subscribed ������2,505  train   as you are  lt was announced that the Canadian i3ank of Commerce had already  telegraphed to the president of Chile  the sum of $10,000 advanced at the  rosiest of members of the committee. Indian  Tho sum is now to be raised by pub-  Americ  I  and New   York.  '   .Discussing   railway' communication,  Mr. Fay remarked:     "Of course your  problems in Canada' are' different'   to  ours.       I  think,  however,    you  tack  lo them very well.   Youhavc immense  distances   to   cover and heavy   traffic'in   bulk.    I do   not think    your  railway   policy    could  be  materially^  altered.   .1 think great'credit   is'due  to the   Canadian Pacific,  which     is  very progressive with its steamboats  hotels,  ets.     We have not been   out  of theii; hands   .since   wc left    Liverpool   and we ..are   going to Vancouver with them.    Jf we   wished   '.to  extend   our   journey   to.  China,   we  might' do. so., .and  still  remain    in  their care,   JfRunning on their   lines  is very smooth."  ��������� Mr.   Holmes:     "We are very much  struck    with the enterprise of     the  Company in building   such a splen-  -did hotel  as .they have, in  Winnipeg.  /There   is ,a .beautiful hotel   in Quc-  bject\the finest in-.the world." .   .  .t<Mr.- Lutton  said:   "The  Canadian  railways' could     be- well compared  with, the  Indian' roads.     If  - Indian  railways   were being constructed to.  day," he added,   "they would   follow  tho same  general  lines,  the    engines  would bo   bigger   and. the cars would  have a greater carrying capacity. We  are   not carrying half   as much   per  Our biggest train  is  a  thousand   tons.    The    tendency  of today   is   to provide   for a heavy  traffic."  Mr. Lutton remarked   that  .several  railway officials have been to  ica   in the last few years    and  the result has   been that several   al-  lic subscription.  A  committee     of   seven    including' terations  had been made   in tho cvn-  J nines 'D.    Phelan,   W.   J.   Bartnett eral working-   of the Indian railways  has undertaken  nnd I. W. Hellman,  to raise this amount and additional  plans of relief work will be considered at a meeting today.  Low Excursion  Kates  Round Trip. ~  rn,  This Hotel baa   beon completely      renovated _      ���������  Board ������*d lodging $1.00 per duy.  HOTEL-    PRETGRIH  JOHN TKA, Proprietor  Rar  Supplied with the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue x x ���������-- Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.  P   VOU   WANT  AQOOD   "'''UNNECESSARY EXPENSE.  Acute attacks    of colic and  diarr-  ty of the land entered Tor, the requirements as to residence may be  satisfied by such person residing with  the father or mother.  (3) If the settler has   his permanent residence upon farming land own  era and Diarrhoes Remedy is at  hand. A doso. of this remedy will  relieve the patient before the doctor  could arrive. It has never been  known to fail, even in the most severe and dangerous cases and no family should    iho without it.  For Kale  first Class   Neal  CALL AT-  Al.tfAYS OPEN  J. X. Smith's Restaurant  FIRST AVENUE.  my  ed by Mni In the vicinity of bit homo by the Ladysmith Pharmacy.  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WATERWORKS  Consumers are requested to call at   the office     on Roberts   Street  an.  Ra.tes, between the 10th    and the 25th of each month.  OfficeHBUft I P. M.4.30       _  T, ] BLAND  " SUPERINTENDIflNT.  Water  ii  : 1 I i  J5  .July  10 to 15.  To        Denveu  August 7, 8, 9.  to-      Milwaukee  Sept. 8, 9, 10. ]  " "To torontb- $Bi,T5    ~;  Aug. 7, 8, 9. Sept. & A; \0."  TO    ALL P 01 NT Syr  For particulars call bn    or  wilte E. E. Blackwood, Gen-  N.P., Portland, Ore';:  Tomorrow, August 24th. is the Anniversary of Bartholomew, the apostle.  The  day  is    memorable  chiefly  for  the massacre of the Hugenots throughout  Franco  on  that day   in  1572.  The massacre practically decided tho  fate   of  tlie  French religious reformers, who left their country shortly at*  tor in, thousands, to the    permanent  improvement-of France, and tho ad-  yantage   of -England,    Ireland    and  Holland, were;many of them settled.  Tho luassacre was the outcome-,of iv  long struggle between factions led by  the   Condes   and tho   Guises, leaders  respectively    oi  the  reforming      and  Romanist  political  parties.      It was  however,  a  political  movement,  not  discouraged   by the    Icing but disapproved on all grounds by the   church.  It served to embitter    all the semi-  rcligious wars of the time,  the chief  pf .which   were    the attempt of    tho  ���������Armada on England,     and the campaigns  of Alva-in tho Netherlands.   ������   COUNTERFEITER  ARRfESTED.  New York, Aug. 22���������On tho  charge of making dies to counterfeit the standard silver dollar of  Venezuela to finance; a revolution in  that country, Secret Service officers today arrested Capt. Georgs  Boylton, former x-esident mamager of  tho Orinocco corporation of Venezuela, and R. Thompson, attorney both  of this city. Both prisoners were ad  mitted to bail in $."5,000. Joseph  Keller and Sidney A. Keller of Keller  Bros, Die makers were also arrested  in connection with the case. r    -���������  ���������rvA^m,jmaJ^ti^*^r;Sf^ZS3tS9^aiA  'CfisiVjvrjrsviirFrivir.v & "sower  ^Always  S  On  Hand  BIC  Best of Groceries}  A Large Stock of  DRY GOODS, BOOTS & SHOES  *  *  That Can' Be Beat $-  Smith, Fotos,  . None Better-Capital & IS ugget Cigars  That's AIM  Local Items  Miss M. Smith,' who spent yesterday in Victoria, returoed home today. ���������  Captains of tugs and vessels  calling in here during the past two  or three days report navigation as  anything but easy recently, owing  to the dense smoke which prevails on  the waters as the result of the bush  lues in the vicinity at present.  Many of the islands arc ablaze, and  in some cases much damage is being  done by the flames.  home, however, is further away than  Francisco by that steamer. Their  San. Fi andsco, they having oomo  originally from Kentucky. Although  they are only eleven weeks old, they  aic lively looking little chaps, and  have already developed a taste for-  human flesh. At .least, one of them  has, as their owner, Mr. Trawford,  can testify. Before they had been  made acquainted with their owner,  one oi the pups took 'hold of Mr.  Trawioid's thumb and refused to let  go until he had done considerable  damage. Mr. Trawford took the  dogs to Nanaimo at noon.  SPORTS GROUND        '    ."  SUBSCRIPTION LIST  Hugh Thornley.  N.  A. Morrison.  T, O'Connell.  J. Sanderson.  J.  Eno.  D.  O'Connell.  J.  C. Gillespie.  Wm. Sanderson.  R.  McMillan,  \V. S. Morrison.  Jas.  Adam.  Summer  NOTICE  Boots,and Shoes made and repaired. We do the'best work; use the  best Stock for the least money.  A branch of a Victoria House.  HOP SlNU  FLETCHER BLDU       ' ist. AVENUE  iThese are without exception  the. Best line of Tailored Semi-  ready Clothing made today]  They stand /in a class by fcthem-  selves-The First bunch of these  goods are on show now���������Over  50 Patterns to choose from  If you want, a good cook, apply to  HOP LEE. ,  A salesman    of one     of  the local  stor.es,     who    left here to spend a  couple of days in Victoria this week  has not yet    returned, although    he  was expected home yesterday,  only "word   lcceived ot the   missing  one is  to the eficct that a citizen ol  Ladysmith    who   was in   the capital  city  yesterday    saw    the gentleman  surrounded   by a  bevy  of young  dies, about to enter a cafe.   On the  strength of this the small boys have  already organized a tin.can brigade,  and will likely be out in force ������pou  .the wanderer's ictuin. ,  Mr. Ric A. Fraser and Mr. J. Watson, spent the night in Ladysmith, leaving ou the morning tiain  ior Victoria today. Their visit here  was entirely unpremediated, as they  boarded the four o'clock tram at  Nanaimo with thc intention oi going on through to Victoria. On arming at Ladysmith, however, they  were assured that they would ha\o  plenty or time to procure some-  postage stamps. They procured the  stamps all right, hut failed to return in time to catch the tram, al  though they made a good luu tor 11  Remember, you can get wall paper  at half price at  J.  Smith's   siorc,  Since the publication of thc   hear  story the other  day  in The Ledger,  in winch it      wi.s      stated that the  erew of thc  local coal train had seen  three bear on  the      road,  and    had  pelted them      with coal, there have  been many    stories  afloat regarding  past experiences with  bear   in    the  "Vicinity in which  Hiesc bears     were  j seen.    Perhaps one of the most on-  Uinal is told    by  a young man    ol  I First Avenue,     who  states  that he  !can    vouclt     for  il.     While  lack  of  ,    i space prevents a detailed account of  1:i"  the anair, the gist of  thc story des  cribes the capture of a   bear   weighing five hundred  pounds.     The   animal's    leg,was  firmly  caught  in     a  ���������trap,'some two miles, from the road.  Not being  able to  carry   so     much  bear, the trapper  released  the    end  of  the chain,   and,   keeping his     gun  in  constant  readiness  in  case   bruin  balked,  drove him  through  thc'bush  and onto Uic load   to his ;back yard,  where be ilred the fatal shot.  HifflO  Walters 5  zikenhead  Ask  for Capital and Nugget Cigars  The Latest  SCHOOL  BOOKS  -AT-  tory, which enables its performance  to be checked.���������L-'bndon Daily Chronicle.  NOTICE.  MS BOOK STOBE  LOST���������On Aug. 7, rough-coated Airedale terrier, black back with tan  head and legs; tail docked. Anyone  returning same to the Bank, will  be rewarded.  ���������  t  To be (Mat Less than Cost  i  Fancy Muslin, 35c a yd.,  Fancy French Cambrics,  English Prints, 15c a yd  Fancy Blouse Lengths,'  Fancy Blouse 'Lengths,' $2.75, now  Fancy Blouse Lengths,    $2.00, now  reduced to  .' ������������������, ������������������������������������ 25c  25c a yd., reduced"to  * I5e  reduced to ..:  luc  $3.00,-now  -���������-   '3-'5  $1 .."������0  S1.25'  Over 12 Doz. Ladies' Silk Fancy  , Ties to.be disposed of at Bargain Prices     ' -.- ���������  LIMITED  ��������� ���������-  .���������  .���������  ���������  ���������  ��������� '  ���������  X  X  X  X  X  ' ���������  X  X  amrwwwi^^  ^    FRESH SUPPLY OF-  _o������������������   BIG BEN  LOSES A MINUTE  I  will  not be  responsible  for   any  debts    contracted    by    Oscar Motti-  shaw without mv written order.  S.  MQTTISHAW.  Nanaimo,  B.C.,   August 22,  190G.  STRAYED���������One black cow, at my  ranch, Bright District. ��������� .Owner can  have same by calling and paying  expenses for-harboring, etc.  j.  CHRISTIE.  "Big Ben" is so much above re-  pioacii as a national institution that  when am thing goes wrong with the  ..ie.it eloik it is generally assumed  Hi.ii the wealher is lo blame. Yes-  tcid.ij morning Messrs. Dent, the  buildeis of ihe clock, were informed  that if   had   IoF>t  a minute.  It,  was   thc   chief   item  of  local  in-  t v,.,,.^.    Everyone said that the poor  '  i/i   in..c  !_nffpiin"   from  the    heat,  Thc S.S. Wellington reached     porij'1"^  w-������s   suiienio  nom .  ,    , ���������       i   , ������������������    .    ��������� , i.    r     ' md lint the pendulum had hot wea-  Jast  evening laden With Ircight    foi ,aim UKU'  U1LU ' .      ..       +vrin;���������\  the Wellington Colliery cLpaiiv, ������.>' ^mg llnough the*������P���������1  which she is discharging today, bin- ! Lou. >, hul the .eal cause was given  will  tike on a  full cargo of coal Un \ ������>Y Mr.   ������������*. ^  ^^  San I. lancisco. ,      ������ ��������� ,        BBal down  A party of sixteen left for   Cov.i- ,<>������       nee n    ^  chan Gap today    in Messrs. llayden   ���������'   ���������"'-"      ' .  ' ' ' tMH-,0      He   found that   the clock was  ���������cciKct.  bill   that   I ho  workmen    had  'been      choiring    the lamps_  in     the  1 clock  lowei,   iviul  in  so  doing     they  i must  Luc  interfcicd with the    dial  UoiU ..i.d   so  checked    the  progress  \ ..I  ihe   ilock.     At  2  o'clock   eveiy-  I Hiiiif 'was in order again."  j    "Big  Brn"  is the largest   striking  j clock'   iii    the    world.     The minute  'hands     arc    fourteen     feet   long  and  veirli  ���������?, (���������'.''t.  each,  the pendulum    is  | i:j  feel   Uws, and  the  bob  weight   A  I owl      T1   takes  two men five    hours  to wind   I'm-    clock,  which  is     done  three times a -week.    Twice, a     clay  "Big  ncu"   telegraphs its time     aiW  tomaticaiiv    to    Greenwich ohserva-  TENDERS. 8  For a new oflice to be erected at  thc Ladysmith Iron As Stove 'Works,  Co. Plans and specifications can ho  seen at thc works.  LADYSMITH  STOVE AND IRON  WORKS.  NOTICE  Must Be Sold  i Merry-go. round Organ���������Plays 36  Tunes���������Suitable for Bar Room, Etc  1 Small Organ���������Plays 36 Tunes by  Rollers with Key Board to play by  Music-Good for Family Pr.-ctice  BEST SEWING  MACHINES VERY   CHEAP ���������   * Beautiful Large Pictures, Tinware,  Etc. FLETCHER'S VARIETY STORE  M and Beet 1  Mir.ar.-i -     i-ifment cures Distemper  Minard's Liniment Cures  Garget in  Cows.  El   WE HAVE ON HAND SOME VERY NICE--  ' ' "=5  ROLLED CORNED BEEF ������������������--'g i2C- ^B. =|  1 A, HOWE I  % MEAT   MARKET' 3  "Smith," ''CIabrough,"  "Parker," ."Remington*  and "Winchester" Guns  FULL.STOCK  [^^UTfTHARDWARE COMPANY LIMITED  tic Hanup's gasoline launch, wheu-  they will enjoy several hours fishing.  Fiom all reports their luck should  be good, as the fish are very plentiful. In any event, the membc-i s ol  the party, already know the piui\  ^30 cents jicr fish),-and there is pro  ���������bably .'much small change amongst  them.  J  E SHOPS  No more will it lie necessary to  send to the Mainland for bloodhound  or any other land, as today, i^ro.  vfticial Officer Traiwford, of Nanaimo  is the proud possessor of two .ikely  looking bloodhound pups. They arrived on the S.S. Wellington last  evening,  being brought up from t i n  .j&wMW wwwvSi*ftwww mm ammmm^'  1 ���������esa *Ka W v&"'  irtftUl  fl^We Stock the Following ENGINE PACKINGS  Common Sheet Rubber,Packing  G-irlock's Spiral Packing  Redstone Sheet Packing  Asbestos Rope Packing  Rainbow Sheet.Packing, Etc,,- Etc.  -���������BABBIT riETALS-^  "Magnolia" Metal :.  Syracuse Manganese  Special, Extra and No. 2 Metals  PRICES RIGHT AT  W. Q. Fraser  Merchant Tailor  FIRST AVENUE.  Suits '������������������ Made, to Order to Fit and to your  Satisfaction. Call and see Stock  WATCH REPAIRING  'i All Watches entrusted to me receive my Special Attention. The  Repairing is done on my premises by myself with 34 Years  Experience as a Guarantee. ,��������� fly Charges are mrderateior-  FiR^T GLASS WORK  B  FORCIMnER  Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician V-   ���������'   -^ ���������  FIRST AVENUE, LADYSHITH  *&  & GO., L  123  Government Street, Victoria, B. C.  P.R.13.1?  ������������������������e������������������*������se9������*e#***#*  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������  ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*  Granite and Marble Works  ..    ~       *   .* ���������������,/���������. ruean-st Free Lathering Soup on  The Best, the Sweetest, the tncap-si n^  Market Made n England .  the  FOR TODAY  Veal9 Pork, Mutton,  31  BAR:  -LOO  SOLE AGENTS  i   1 --* ���������  Lamb &  PAN NELL  We are still in thc Wall Paper .-.ml  Paint Business, and are selling slathers of it, . which shows that our  prices are right and give ftood satis-;  taction.  H you wish to do your own Pointing or ' Paper-hanging, make your  Picture Frames and Furniture look  new, come and have a talk with us  and we will cheerfully give you any  information that you desire,  make your task easy.  Granite and Marble Monuments, Tablets, etc., at the  lowest prices consistent  .with" first class stock and ���������  workmanship. -"Vrite for +  catalogue. *  ��������� A.  STEWA'RT, ������  ��������� M8 Yates St. Victoria  B.C     ���������;  and  NOTICE.   .    ,     ���������.  II you want   to sell your chickens  for a fair    price, bring them to   ������J..  X. Smith's restaurant, lBt Avenue.  ^fffmwwttm mmmmmmmm^  GAT ACRE ST.       LADYSMITH   .  i aftUVSWllTH WftLL PAPER DEPOT  Marry Kaj, Proprietor  Dr. Dier can be round at any timu  at his office on Gatacre street. His  dental work Is guaranteed to ho first-  class, and rates reasonable-   _% ���������  Smoke Little B C|g*ra.  ���������HH

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