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 ���������^���������'..Urt.lA;; ^  V_/'  Daily Ledger  YOL. *,  THURSDAY,   AUG.  21,   1005.  PRIC*    FIT*   CBBTS  CANNOT AGREE AS  TO INDEMNITY  This Question is   Still a   Stone  Wall Across the Path of  Settlement  Roosevelt   Continues   to   Work  Heroically to Bring Abont  Peace  REVIVAL OF STANFORD  Portsmouth, N.H., Aug. 21.��������� Thc possessed before the treaty of 1875,  \'j personality of President RooscVclt while Russia should redeem or re-  Jjf becomes larger and larger in the cri- purchase her title to thc northern  sis.. lie stands between the warring half of the Island for 1,200,000,000  i -countries insisting that thc peace yen, or .fOOO.OOO.OuO. While it is Mr.  shall  not fail.    Had  he \ Roosavclt's   proposition  in  substance  Remarkable Stories of the  Behavior of JRepresent-  atives of IState  Tried to Induce Physicians  to Change Their  Opinion*  WOUID EMULATE CftP-lLaOYSMlTH WILL BE THERE  TiiK WEEK  Thirteen Years Ago To-day  He Swam the English  Channel  To day   There Are  Three  Attempting to Accomplish the Feat  ALL RIGHT  Hi  conference  ; - not stepped into the breach the con-  i ference would probably have already  I have gone to pieces.  1 Such hopes as remain that it will  > end in peace an'd alieaty rest upon  '' it. The strength, of thc president's  position is that he commands tho  confidence of both  sides.   He has'al-  thc Associated . Press is informed  that as offered yesterday it varies  slightly from the terms of thc .compromise as- the President( suggested  it to'both sides. In exactly what  particular cannot be ascertained.  Russia, it can be stated,-,while rejecting   tj'ic  compromise  because'   it  Y,   ready   accomplished   much,   using "his'included  remuneration for  the cost of-  l!   good -offices   to  imprcss  upon'     each  |fij  side  the  necessity  of mutual conces-  i   sion,      and  both  sides have already  I. yielded   a groat  deal* lo   his' pcrsua-  ���������   sion.    Only   a single   point   still   sep-  j   aratcs them, but it is, as it has 1;ecu  j, from thc beginnijiig, the crux. It  was Mr. Roosevelt's compromise proposition     which  Baron Komura  for-  I  war under another name, was willing . and indeed, offered, thc Island' of Sakhalin, Dy ,,,0), oniy reslor  111^ thc status qmo existing before  (he treaty of-1875, but to delinit the  fi en tier, and forever renounce all  claim   to  thc  southern, half..  With artfclcs 10 "and 11 out of   tho  way   by   Japanese  recession,'and, ar-  V' mally  presented  at   yesterday's meet-j tide   f> settled, by. compromise,      the  i'  ing in  which Japan agreed  to     .en-   only  Miner  which, remained was   the  tirely  withdraw  articles  10  and   11, '.indemnity,   which   has   been   ai.stc-ne  ^ (surrender  of interned  warships   and, wall across  the path of complete ar  !,{ limitation "of Russia's  naval  force  i .rangemehts  under; thc financial head  i the  far east) and   to substitute    for Russia   offers   to'pay"���������liberally',   for  1/ articles 5 and 9 (cession of Sakhalin  the nvainljenanee of  the Russian^pris-  '} and , indemn'ty   )  anew   article   pro-, onors  in  Japan.    Her -cession pf .the  Hj viding  for  arrangement  by     1 which   Chinese  railroad  also will  place      a  ���������j Japan shoulft get  legal   title to  thc tidy sum in- the Japanese -exeheintier,  i southern  half of Sakhalin,   which she ''     (Coivti'nued   ou  Pagc'Vour.)  ';-.     ^ . i i  I CLEVER TROUPE OF GHIL-  I      DREN IN PRETTY OPERA  S '    The Nanaimo Company  Present  H 1VL S- Pinafore With.  Did you see II. M.  S. Pinafore last., ran.   'Jhe.songs   lie had to sing were  night?   If not you  should avail your-    pitched ^-very. high; and   although'at  selves   of tho .;..- last  opportunity ^this    times he got..i'aincntaiiiy llat, his- act--,  evciiing.        That you     will enjoy  it-'ing GU the whole was not bad.  theie is no doubt,      for it is one of  l>i  ,the: ciaverest i  aiul��������� iieatest ch ildrcn' s ",'  jVicic -Jjcadeyc,  (Lllwyn Davis;) and-  I  ���������   .       . ���������   ��������������������������� ,,   -������������������,- .    ,.        i>ili iicwstav,."." (I-itrbert^iiate,')  were  !!-, performances 1   one could wish to sec.   ^ ���������-���������'-   N "  Hopurtulii,      A������B-   2'i.r-frhe   tragic  I    Dover,   Eng.,   Aug.   21.���������The   tliir  death  of Mrs.   Jane  Stanford      has  tecnth  anniversary  of the success  of  been recalled  by a scnsalional  s'lory   Capt.     Multhew Webb  in swimming  lo the ���������effect tlmtkthe representatives  acrow     the  English  Channel    which  o?   he     Stanford'estate  practically    occufs  today,   brought out  throe can-  offered- monetary   inducements   to   l0- mdatos anx.ous   lo emulate  the   la,.,-  01       ' ,     ���������,,���������������������������,.  ^iw.ir   ,,���������:,,. ous swimmer.   Thev are Miss-Annette  cai   physicians  to change  ineir  opm -  cai   I'")1"1 ~���������llBftfi       ihe RcIIerman,      the      Ionian' chainpi< n  ions     that  stiychiunc caused       i-nc > ,     ���������  ion.-.      mum,        } oiw_ swimmer of  Australia;  T.  \V.      Kur-  death of Mrs.   Munioid.    it is aueg - ,,-,,,  VTi   ; 41     1 11    f tirn ^f r������r   c   R    et,ss'   w,1������   ll!ls   already   made   throe.  ed that the bill of %\a������ of IJr. o.  a. , -  ,     ���������   , , 1   41 *  ������������������i,v���������������v   unsuccessful   attempts   to  swim    the  Wood      who  per oimed   the autopsy | '  nuuu,      ������iu  1 channel,      and   Horace   New.-       A  on thc bodv   of Mrs.   Stanford     has ���������  on  mi,  uuu.v ^,4���������4^.   three made an earlv start from    this  been  refused  paymcnl  by   ���������������������estate weather con-  on Ite grouiHl*   t*at   teir Mauri   au- -  thoritics  should  have   "Jr������ ���������*   *>att4,Bw  Webb   dived  Irom  lhe   Ad-  autopsy.   Dr.   Wood  dec aicd    hat he  was     employed on behalf of tnc es- /-,������������������������     i���������    i-> i- t  ���������    '    ��������� ... ,    ���������  ,,  4,.���������  iii    ihe Cala, s  Sands,   France,.--a distance  tate of Dr.   Humphr cs,  and the lat- ��������� < >  >   .,        .    4. , ii ,. ,1  (h��������� ���������,,,    of   twciiity-two. and   a half  miles   in  ter'Aaid that he considc d ������������ ������" 3l ^ , .  ployment of a private autoi.sy phjM J882/(, ^  Wcbb \vas drowned while  cian   to be  proper     lhe Stal    m   ts &u                ���������                           |   ���������  story   on  the  matter,, says   that in fa '  diflercnt    interviews .a representative "    "               .                   .;,'  cunwiiii-    1 ������>              -     '    -,,;      , Alter covering     six   miles,   Mirs  of  thc estate  indicated   to  vnc  pny-                                ^                 ,   ���������  01   tm, ,"*"������"'                        M4i0fof.inrv ^el'eiman  was   overcome  by       sca-  ���������.icians that it would he satisiacioiy                                           .,,:..  Means  tiuit sickness and gave up  the, attempt  Victoria   People Have   t  Very Mistaken  Idea  With Regard to  the Ladysmith Footballers'  Intentions  "Did you see what the Colonist  said today," said the well-known  voice ,of a football player to a Logger reporter over the /phone this afternoon. The newspaper man replied  tliet he had, whereupon he was ic-  q lies led  to     state emphatically  that  THE MOUNT SICKER  MURDER STORY  He Was Insane and Irresponsible  Say Mount Sicker  People  He Had no  111  Feeling Toward  the Man He Shot^^It was an  Insane  Impulse  Charles   Frederick'. Beech   wa^  man   who  had1 friends  wherever " he  thc sporting     editor of thc Victoriaf was known, said a Mount Sicker ma"  to  the     estate if' they ' could revise  their findings of poisoning, and  that   A   '"I"' candidate,  Monlaguc,   who  in such event their bills wore noJ to ]l��������� ^cii^   mfc  s���������^  attempts  to  swim   thc   channel,1 "started   at    '1  New  gave up  after being in thc water seven hours.  in  be questioned,    and Drs. Humphries,  Day  and  Wood/Would  be"paid     the  ������ (',ock t,1,s afternoon  amount of their  claims of $150.   All  three  doctors  are,preparing astatcr  men I  to place 'their version of     the  scientific facts of thc case before   the  public,  in -a final justification of  the  decision concerning thc death of Mrs.  Stanford.  DID NOT HEED  THE WARNING  Albany N.Y., Aug. 21,���������Thc coroner's examination of workmen who  were-, digging-a cellar under the Meyers'   department store   at   the   time  TENNIS   AT   NEWPORT.  Newport,' R.I., Aug. 241,���������Having  successfully cleared away- 73 matches  in two ' rounds of s.'iiglcs,"iVand . the  two matches' in doubles in thenution-  al tennis championship at thc Casino, the committee in charge of thc  event found their task today of completing thc third round of singles of  1G matches a comparatively easy onc-  Thc retirement late yesterday    afternoon  of F.   ti.   Alexander  of New  York, . removed  from  tlie tournament  one  of  the   strongest   aspirants    for  Rsmi'finals honors, if not for thc fin-  puhlication was tail,ing nonsense.  "Ladysmith not to go to Portland?  What foolery," said he. '''We ure  going to Portland and we are coining home , the champions of the  coast."  Thc article in     thc Colonist which  annoyed our phiyer reads as  followo:  Thc     necessary     a, rangements   for'  (.lie     proposed     trip of the  Victoria''  'last  evening   to  the writer.   "1  have  known him  for  years  and always as  a ({iiiel, peaceful man.      Undoubtedly  his     mind     was  unbalanced at the  time he committed  the murder, and,  111   fact,   for   some   weeks   previously.  >'''IJe  was     completely      infatuated  wilh    the     Mis.   Campbell and had  ������������������been     foi   years.   lie evidently     expected,  .since   the   death   of  Campbell  a few  months ago,   to  assume entire  Club to Port land are progressing ve-  protection    o\cr  Mrs.   Campbell   but  ry favorably, and  it is oNpectcd lh.it  another    man   appeared," and  Beech,  lhe    full  (cam    will be a." h      to get J who    claimed   a more   than   friendly  away-from     business long enough  lo interest in the family,  was left out-  mal.e lhc>(rip.     Captain II. A. Clow-      "Two  weeks ago   ou conipla'.nt of  0.1'd  w'..s in receipt of two communr/.'Mis.   Campbell,' ileech 1 was bound ov-  catious from Portland yesterday, one' er   to   Keep   the peace.    He  was  not  from C. sV. Dymciit,     the other from' agai'ii   seen by     Mrs". Campbell until  W.      K.  Kcnigan,    the latter    being 'the  morning   that   Bcehoau  was  kill-  chairman    of     thc sports committee. Jed,   although   he   made   threats   thai  The letters state that teams  will l.e'''e   would  kill  Mrs.   Campbell.'    The  present    from     as far south as Han laU(>1-'   W11S   sWvng   at  the  Leonora  Francisco,     Los  Angeles    and other'I:olel     ������"���������������     In lug daytimes   at her  Califonuan     cities.     It    is expected  ������^W1   hmr'?-       <-hi   Sunday   morning,  that about     eight or ten teams will  when  Jlrs.  Campbell      entered  of its collapse two  weeks  ago,,   has ^   an(,   ]of(   QnW  IIobart aM    Cq1  shown   that  tlie  men were   warned of ^j^ as proI)a,]jIe winnci-s in the upper  llie  approaching   disaster   for  nearly ; ,ia,f ()f  11](, (lraW-    Jn lhe  ]n%vcv  ha,f  ",������������������-'"',"���������'��������� '   ' r'-.--. ,   1 ci    the young uteii from .wiiom  luu came.  There was a     very:, fair crowd  last ���������������������������_      ���������>���������     ������   ' ���������    .,,  .������������������;������������������       ,    ������������������.. ,   ,.rA       ���������  ���������,i -liioy uoui have     splendid voices aud  night     at , the  opera  house,-.    aiuh       y l  round  after   round of uproairibus     ap-  i  I  aui,    with a ..-conhuence wliich is as-  plauso rang out -throughout  Uie" per- ' tomshing. They- ��������� ^feaKi.: distinctly,:  formance, which showed how greatly. >������ow:    t"pir Parts. t0 Perfec-uon and  the audience appreciated the splendid, are not at     ail still.        oi Mic boys  efforts of the little ones. : tnt;>' ^rLainly talc the lead, although  Mrs      Dr     Davis has - trained hei ' JJariy     Whiteside     makes  a. capital  troupe to a pitch of elficiency that is \ Kalpli      Hackstraw.   He}   was-atrjlle  i   surprisiiuV in     children, so young and /'istant when-making love at Jirsvaud  V We is deserving of     great praise and ,.**���������������������"!    glad when - thaf pi'deal was  ^1}.. .should he congratulated upon the r&  K) suit of her efforts. The principals  discharge most creditably the parts  allotted to them and in thc chorus  arc sweet voices and neat little dancers.  Annie Collier makes a sweetly .pretty little Joseph ne .and goes through  her part without the slighlest hesitation and with'a grace that would  do credit to one far'more advanced  in years. f?he has a voice that is  good now and which promises ,well,  and her songs were rendered with expression.     (������  With her opening song, "Dear Little Buttercup," Ursula Doheson, as  Mrs. Cripps, captivated (he audience.  Of the whole troupe the acting of  this child was perhaps the most polished and on one or two occasions  when there appeared to be a slight  resencc     of    mind   kept  1?  'i  I  i  I  W   hitch,    her iires  |j   things going.  jjV      EfTi-e     Johnson     was "got up,  i'i^, ���������perfection' and     her rendering of the  (ft   part of    Admiral  flit: Joseph -Torlor-,  ('if,   K.    0. V,., was     splendid.   Fhc sang  *'i   iier parts beautifully, mak ng a great  hit with that old favorite,  '.'Ruler of , proceeds,  to  through, ' but as time went on he  seemed to rather like it. Perhaiis  Miss. Josi|.hinc had given hint a lesson behind 'the scenes, (she knew tho  way all right) at all events-in'the  last scene he-went a,-,i|oiit. it in a bus-j  iness like manner.  Herbert Hale with his rich, clear  young voice, sang well, "For He's  an Englishman," and Annie Collier  brought thc performance to a conclusion with "God HSoks His Majesty,"  wliich ������l,c sang with a zest.  '���������'Have You Seen Maggie Riley,"''  by the boys between the acts , brou-  an  hour  before  the   structure     fell,  crushing out   the life of thirteen persons.    It has not yet developed  that  any  of  the 3-50  persons   in   the store  above     received     adequate warning,  with the exception of   those  in     the  basement. . Here   the sagging of thc  floor  drove  all  the  clerks   to a place  of -safety'"   just as the     staging fell  The .'investigation' is still in progress  '    ���������. _������������������������������������'. ���������";._,    '.'..  >  A   MAN   CRAZED-BY  A SPIDER BITE.  .San: Bcrnaixlino, Cai., Aug. 23.���������  Louis: Jiininex, a Santa Fe/section  foreman at . Etiwahda, occupies a  cell in- the greenroom r.f the county  jail .tonight, a��������� raying, maniac frem  the bite of a black spider, >\iiich  stung him 011 the back of tl.c neck.  Be was taken home and his condition becciming serious, he was removed ��������� to the Santa Fc hospital at  Los Angeles, from which place he  was j discharged as cured completely  Yesterday inniaiiity developed, ano,  suddenly seizing a crowbar,; !,e at-  tempted to brain some laborers, v ho  Qi'erpo\ycr'.ed and disarmed him. Today his condition was.worse and the  sheriff 'was summoned.  Jiin'incK made three ibspeiale at-  temptae to throw himself beneath thc  wheels of a passsmger train before  Sheriff Ralplis arrived. Superintendent Meyer of the hospital diagno-sad  his  case  as poisoning   from   a  -ipi-ler  bite,  brain.    The eh antes  for  the patient's  !recovery  are conskk-red  very  flight.  j He      fought ��������� violently    before ' being  I handcuffed   and      only   ainvldjd   cell  however, there were left such men us  Lamed, Wright, Clothier, Little,  Belir, Allen, and Weidncr, but no.  two of them were scheduled to  meet today; so that surprises were  not anticipated when the'.play..started-this morning. cThe weather again  was ideal.  PRACTICE FOR  TOURNAMENTS  The ��������� Football Club have about a  month in which to practice for tho  tournament at Portland. The boys  are turning out fairly well and show  pretty good form. It-is essential  that they be in.the host.', possiblte  shape for the big event, as they will  be up - against some pretty strong  men.- Inorder to be in a position to  contend adequately with their opponents they should avail themselves  of every opportunity to practice  from now on.  If tlvcy could get a match' wilh  the Nanaimo or .some other aggregation, if would help greatly to get  them in good shape.  Hi was announced' over a fortnight  ago . that in a day or two thc basketball  nets-    would  be up for prac-  le present, which   -.will be composed ncr kodro.rin,  Beech,  who  was laying  of the     pick of the clubs they reprc-.������" 1,ho  l)wl- hehl UP a warning  linger  sejlt    , _ ^ I for  her   to keep quiet.   She screamed  The members of the Victoria team  are allowing no grass'to'grow under  their    feet, and     will     bo practicing  and,  remembering  his   threats   to kill  regularly till they leave for Portland. Besides the practice work, it  is quite likely'that a couple of games  will he arranged with the Gairisou  before leaving. From all accounts  Victoria will be the only city in Brit  1.SI1 Columbia that will be represented. Ladysmith has already deeded  that      it is     impossible foi" them to  her,   ran.    Instead   of  going   up  the  hill  lo the   big hotel, as  Beech, who  by this  time  was  oui   of  thc     door  with   his   rifle,   evidently   thought she  would do, and     to  leach   which she  must  again  come  in  sight  r.iul range  of  (he  man  now   watching  with the  gun, she ran     diiect across  to Bee-  beau's.'  The  latter walked down  towards  Beech.    Following- him,      ten  yards   behind,  was  another man. Bee-  beau,   being a good   friend  of Beech's  mal'-e the trip; I   while Vancouver has  had  no   fear,   and   called  out,   'Come  net     yet come to a     decision.     The  on     Fred,   lea\e   the  woman  alone  team  which     will represent Victoria  is     practically    -the same as played  a  (hi������ victim',through   the neck 'and severing   the  jugular   vein,   and  a third  shot ploughed  through his body.  Af.  ter he   fell,   Beech   turned   and      ran  lan for his cabin up  thc hill,  where  he'spent   the   next hour  and  -a half,  lie swept  up the room neatly1,, packed  up his  belongings  and   wrote three  letters.    In   one  of   them  he  stated  that he could  not live without    the  woman he loved,  and  much  more re- v  garding   the   family-.    Another letter   -  was   to  relatives  in   Wales,   and   one  was   to  the  authorities,  asking  tha,t  his effects   be  sent  to his  family. ���������On  Monday      nigh I   he   w^.s in Djuncans,  leaving  again   for Mount  Sicker.   As  the'funeral  procession   following   the  body  of  Beebeuu  passed down    from  Mount  Sicker  to Duncans   Beech  was  seen by a man,  i>eepi,ig out from behind      a tree.    Had   Mrs.   Campbell  been with  the pi ncession a half do^en  might hn,\c been killed  by  the maniac. '     Evidently,      not   seeing  Mrs.  Campbell,   he concluded she, was still  at Mount  S'fcke-r,  "About   two  o'clock,   as she stood  in  front of a window in the Leonora  hotel,      a ride shot crashed  through  the ��������� window,   passing   through       the ���������  woman's   hii,ir.       She   fell   ina dead  faint.'- A   second,   then  a third,   shot    '  was heard.     One of the Indian track-'  cis   first saw   Beech   laying   oiv     the  ground   and leveled his  rifle  at him.  He  was   ordered   by   Constiajble Hal-   -  head  to  keep  him covered,   but  not  to fire.   On approaching him the constable called out to him to give him  self up,   but   he  was  diad���������shot through  the  brain.  "On  one  side   of  the  stock:  of his  gun   was   written   with   a pencil:  " 'tioodi-biyc      father,   mother,   sister,     brother."     and on thc ,everse'  side,   "Good-bye,   Hessio,   Goodbye."  "Evidently  as  Mrs.   Campbell   fell,  Beech,      supposing  In r ! to   be  dead,  thought his  mission ended, 'ami while'  he could-,   perhaps h.r e killed  half  a  Come  up  and  have  a drink.'  "Beech  dropped   the  gun   into  the  ���������ast season, and when they go on the   hollow     of his  arm   and  said   "AU  field they will be in condition to give right."    BeeUeau,   thinking   things all  a good account, of     themselves.    The   right,   -turned   around,   as   is   stated    dozen men  before being killed, seem-  playcrs     realize     that    it   is 'up to  by thc   othor   man,   the  one behind,   ed to think thc  end had come,"  them  to assist in advertising the ci-  aml   wl,������   u"as  sheltered   in   part  by j   Mr.  E.   Conway has about rcco-ver-  Iv "and--competing    with a PI  the best  i>usllt!S-    After  Bcebeau  turned  Beech  ik!  from a lengthy illness and is now  teams on the coast wil . lie a big ad-1���������<seil  Ulc Sl,������     *nd fired.   shooting 'getting   around   again.  yertisement.  LOST HIS HEAD,  BUT  TRAIN   WAS   SAVED  LAWSON A'iVD   FRIENDS  ASKED   FOR' $0,000,0(10.-  'New York, Aug, 211���������Death rode  in the foconi-rttive cab of the Fast  Flying Virginian on thc main line of  the .Pennsylvania today, and for miles  the crowded train flashed past danger'signals at nearly seventy miles  an hour "with a. head less engineer at  the throttle.  Dan    Mahouey,      the. engineer, had  been    killed     while leaning from the  cab     w ndow,     and his  fireman,  not  knowing, it, piled  on coal lo keep up -.'���������  isleiim.     Suddenly  he noticed   lhe red   'LMI  lights streaming by. and in a fright  ined voice lie shouted'into the cahj  ghl  the house down, .and  the young- 'n,\    constant  . gjuardhiff . p-< ��������� t.iitcd  sters  were    repeatedly  recalled.   The njm   from   seriously   injuring   himself  introduction of a hornpipe in the firsli   m  confinement,  act    was    most happy,.'   and it was j        ' ��������� ���������-   ��������� ������������������ ��������� .     ���������; ���������  beautifully     danced     by one     of the, ATTEMPTED SUICIDE  young ladies. I AT     NELSON  the     accompaninicnts       were      per-      Nelson,     Aug. 22.���������A-miner ..named  fectly     played  the   poison   having   reached   the j lice    on the     Pavilion green, but at  present there is no sign of them.  This it is stated is on account oi the  inability of the club to gel the. nets  made. No doubt when the tia'n.  again start in to phiy they will li-iwl  themselves badly in need of practice,  so they should, if possible, get the  nets up nt once and start in. The  championship of the coast will1 want  getting but Ladysmith has some rat  tling good-   players   and  the prize is  by Miss      Johnson., Cecil -West,  fqrmerly  working  intiic   fay n0"mwins out of reach -  I.  but who has been in Nelson  Boston,     Aug.   23.���������A.   C.   -Lirrage,  Thomas W.  Lawson  and about a^do'/-  en  other   defendants   were   sued     on  Saturday   by   Paine,   Webber  r   Co.  for   the recovery of 70,000     -.U;:s of  Copper    Range Consolidated   :>"iii.,i.g  stock,  or failing in  this  thc v uiiitili  asl.s   that     Barrage  and   La .vson  be  compelled     to pay      over   $(!,000/00  cash,      less  certain   commissions  and  expenses,     which sum they arc alh'-g-  '. ed to h-a\e realized  from the fraudu-  sale  of the      stock   in   v.olaiion  1 of an  agreement made  in   September,  !1!)03.  I 'The-   suit is  the outcome of an al-  by  "For    God's sake,     slow up,  Dan,  vou've run past two red signals."       Ration     by     Paine, Webber & C, .,  " Tfe     ieeeived-no answer, and crwl-'U^  Uun^ and   Lawson   have  b:o-  en c    I'ool in     topper Range which  ing into the call, saw the body hanging from the edge of thc window,  Thcfiretnan immediately took his  place, and brought tlie train to a  standstill just at the. ontiv.nee to Hie  ���������network of switches north of Philadelphia.  Ma.heney's    wife      wis  VUed   in a  Irolley aceidenf a year ago.  100,  son, is giving the North. Fie is Captain LeCook, who went to the Klondike with "thc first SalVation Army  Corj s ever sent there. The corps  was in charge'of Adjt. McGill. Lc-  (.'00;. is . inauing his ubiquitius appearance in the parka by means of  the nwHViug pictures which the Salvation Army people are skowin-g in  niany places in ccntinued lectures  throughout the world. The lectures  ���������illustrate the great work of the Army in London and the international  congress of the Army held last year.  ��������� n ike I'ar.ulc, one that took two  hoi.rs and a half 1.0 pass a'given  I oiiit, LeCook appears in the parka.  'I hi characters in the parade are all  lepre.sentalive of .different countries-,  hut LeCook's is" the one that will  make the'hearts of the Yukoners leap  outside when they see that old striped parka amble past,  lion.     E.  M.    Bristow, M. P., and  iwas to continue to  September,  the other     defendants     namvd  long  R. C. J escoutts,    -directors, and  Dr.1  innocent,     holders of a     part of lhe.Dr. A.  E..Wills, manager of the Krin  pooled   stock     held   by      Lawson  and  Burrage.  Paine,    Webber      ������t   Company stale-  that      Lawson   and   Burrage  >. nuot  now   return      the 70,000  shares    aiv.l  -o-  I therefore  thev  demand  $fi,(1(1(1,000  in-  stead.  AGARIAN   QUESTION  AGAIN    BREAKS  Odessa,   Aug.   2-1.���������Fresh   Agrarian  disturbances  have   broken   out  in-the  Ii  Pi  I1)!  Somc'or them were dinicult, but they'Lardo, ���������   but wno lias peen m inwsuh-,    0n   (lhe   stca.mer   Venture,       which  were all pl'aved     in perfect time and   for some days,   attempted  suicide  in  gaile(]   fn)m Yic(.oria  for  the  north  most  Trilliantly ihis room tonight at the Bartlett Ho-  ern C()ast laiii���������  llAgil^  there was  for- | Edzalictsgad     and      Alexandra     lis-  It; is to he hoped that, there will <l.te i tel by     cutting his throat with ara- WanlDri al)ig shipment of salt intend  lri(|s and  the peasants   arc destroy-  prpil'si ii- ���������^[Siuo'i osnoif jaduinq ij'zor.    West inflicted a very dangerous  p.f,   for  tl]l(! caro.0  of  the     Japanese   jny.%e prop(.,tv otjlu-   Irtiul  owners  lN r.:ws 0F THE YUKON DISTRIC'I  nor-essm-v    to     state  aga:n  that  the; wound, but     Dr. Labau, who-was-at vot ,el      now  k>ading  fish   in Alaska. | A         cstal., ul  Bi,||;i,   ,KIS ,UV]1 Cn-,  '"   over and  above expenses,'once     called in,    succeeded in saving  wilh  whal  shc   received   in  Victoria,        /-    . ..    .a.   OUT.      a  pretty large sun,  of money  was  netted   at   the   eiitcrtainmcM       hist  evening, aiul it is expected that after  tonight's  performance  the  opera com-  to give  to the  hospital.   : ^ . .  -.- lirdv   demorali/etl *!The   president of  SI* IM ������ I...--V :" "> I'" Kiven.t.0 ������������ N������n������!,no II������-; tl.a man',     m for U.c    Wme 1������.  ,���������d  Mn  Ute  aboa.r.1  ,��������� V,,c...0. ,"'������������������>  M0   Ions  ot :n,c  fobatelsga.!   Komsvcs  lias   ������M      A    oonsla.it    aJwrUso-mcnt o( Uic  ^Q;r^���������?rc'So';-m,n:g''a',;,U,-,Sj,.ilal.   T���������o     O.iora n���������u������   *������ld ������'a���������<l '-     -������g ������    SS'ct Jl ^X^l!   rf'L .ar.o  a������!,.,,',,cn,������Ssi���������i,  rf     H,  s,.vo,���������,���������oi���������.      .���������    T ?. ������    ��������������� ������,e ..aiVawalWi,,,  actress.  ly upon getting their money's worth,' dition..     West     had     been   drinking  ment,  on   the   local   nv  c1rcsq |... ������.-. ���������-s ��������� -- -   -   - ,.   ���������--- ���������'.-.      tho ,._, few   it_  _ffect  to raise the prise   of   salt a view to  settling  the Agaiian ques-  the advertisement    one of the, Salva- j Mrs. Wi  ge.r-Oold Run Consolidated Limited,  Ihe newly formed company which has  taken over the interests of the Gold  Run Company on the Kruger concession, arrived last week from thc out-  tide. Dr. Wills is- from London,  whero he has been furthering 'the  new company. Tic says that tho  hew directors are greatly pleased  with the Yukon as they have seen it  so far and hope to have a much bettor under standing ot the situat oni  here within a few days. The doctor  is not in a position to say what, the  company will do in the immediate  future, and the ultimate purpose of  the company is to work the Kruger  and Gold Run properties.  Messrs.     Lcscoutts,    Bristow, and  Wills all were accompanied from the  outside,    by their     wives.     Dr.  and  ills     plan to fee in Dawson all  dinicult part,     that of Capt. MM*  THE DAILY LEDGfR  Mm  DAILY LEDGER  Fublisned   every  day except Sunua>  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  ���������    COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  SO cents  a month",    $5 per  year   in  advance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  U  *  3  I    i  TIIURSDAYrACar2-irJfl05. ^ j  WIVES DRAWN  BY      LOT.  In -.some   parts   of   Russia- a ojicer  game is still played   which has. much  to  do   with the  future lives  of      the  paiticipants.     Some   prominent,    person in  the village announces  that the  annual   meirymalciug   will   be held   in  bis   house.    Upon   the   appointed    day  thc  yomig  men   and   women  hasten in  huge    excitement     to    thc  meetinn  *   place.     There  ��������� are songs and games  and  dances,   but  they  are  simply     a  prelude  to  the  moie   important'-business      of    the  day.    When   the   time  comes   the hostess  leads  the girls into  one   room   where   tlr-y  scat   themselves   on   benches.    Laughing       and  chatting,      they    are each   promptly  mullled      in     sheets   by   the hostess.  Their head  and   l'.<aifc> and   figure    are  completely covered;  and when this  is  dene      the guls  resemble  mummies.  The young  men  draw  lots,   .n I   c>i ���������  bv   one   they   enter   the 'room  \;hctc  the mulliod "nirls sit.    Helpless --s far j  as sight   or  touch  goes,   thc  pii/./.l^d  Steei  Range  VENTILATED  OVEN  *  The  health  of  a  family depends greatly  upon the hygienic nature  of  the  cooking.  The oven in the Kootenay Range is ventilated,  and every dish baked in it is entirely free from  the effects of pent-up cooking gases.  A-perfectly ventilated oven is' one of the most  important features of a range, and yet it is given  very little attention   by   most   makers, and  none  whatever in most of the cheaply gotten-up ranges  I  now offered to the public.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  cr,aiy&  Lotiion,        Toronto,        Montreal,        Winnipeg, Vancouver  St. John, N. B.  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our customers arc always pleased  w.th the wall and ceiling papers  they have selected from our charmingly varied slock, as well as with  the skillful way our workmen hang  it.    General approbation is  given our  ! interior  decorations.   May   we  make  ! up an estimate for you?  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. ������������������, F.  O. fi!     :-:        :~: :-:        ���������i  Meets in the Opera House, 1st and  ard Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President, B Forcimmer; W������rthy  Secretary. C H.  Rummlnga.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils a������d water colors, pianoforte and vocal leasoM given in classes ������r individually..  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B   C.  Canadian Pacific  Railway  , Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  Ladysmi h Wallpaper 'Depot McKinneii &Woodbank.  WF  'r-\  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP TICKETS  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points  AT LOWEST RATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  "'   For Sailiag Dates, Rates and full  information,  1  . 8C Govt. Street,  Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &.'Pass. .Agt  ���������^c������������������9������.*a..������^.*5A<������^.|i������-"������.l������^.(������^.������ ~9i4&V^Q*i&K^9it^&&*^&*s*&'  HARRY   KAY  ���������   FIRST AVENUE  tin  *5������"  $W  rdware to  HOTEL DOMINION  ioveTtries" to"find his favorite.   May-' less   as he. Finally   he   chooses   one,    |he critical  moment,   ami  disappolol-  , ,,ii     i,;���������.   ir   i���������.v    (vr������ ��������� ' nient or    raptuic will be   the result  1,0 7tJ.i���������  D���������l "he  is   is hei,-  ^ ,hc"  llC  may  ,,nVe11  lier-  T1US",S1 of. seeing her face.   It is tho law and  were  not  I.KlJcn, but  she  is  as .tip , -= (custom   that  the   man shall      marry  (lie gill   he has  picked  out,  an I     if.  either hacks out a heavy forfeit must \  he  paid.    It is said  that  1his  matri-  ."hnonial  lot toy  is productive       many  happy   marriages.   ,  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Opsn night and Day. A good meal at any hour  ������������������Rates $1.25 nndjil.oO���������  Fiee bus"to all steamboat landings f.:d  railway depots.   Electric care every fvt  minutei to all parts of   the city.   Bar  nnd table[unexceiled.  F. BAYNF.S, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Clats.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day..  0  i Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bat  (Hall Block from Dupot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  Prices   Moderate  -o-  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLKND HOTEL  ANGELO TATE,PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  At lhe   sidewalk of one of thc ferry     houses  in     New   York recently,  stood a police .vehicle backed  against  the curb  awaiting   its  load. Walking'  leisurely in thc centre of the pushing,  racing    mob   from a     landing ferry,  boat was a-tramp, all rags, but placid  of  manner.    At  his s.de  walked  a bluccoat,  who led  him to the   'ailing  patrol      wagon.    As  the  tranio  himself,  and, standing on   the  wagon  steps,  he  leaned   far  out  to    ne side  and to thc driver.called in thc'hv.v-  lin������i  voice     of a bored  uoulevurdier.  'j'jfome,  James,"  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR, HIRE ':--:   :���������:   See J.   KEMP, or leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM  'PHONE  2-4.   Dealers in   Pianos and  Organs ..  ladysmith, B.C.  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND.SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Work:������ at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  ������ CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  * General Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE,  ���������!  I  t  Smelter Manager. |  W. SILER.  G^ERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY nov:  Leave orders,, at the Abhotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI ORS  ���������     ' HIGH  STREET. ^  :���������:���������: Best in the City.:���������:���������J  RATES $2.00 PBR DAY  SAMPLBROOMS  BAR SUPl'WKD WITH B������3t.,  WINKS, IJQUORS, CIGARS  , YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladsymith  *%    w  B. C  FIRST  AVENUE  zjsa  Any  TH6 CITY MKRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  Kind  s������������p  ublie Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Ogiivie FlourTlills Co,  Limited,  makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have for some time  past been producing flour .in a   vastly   improved  and  purified  form  .-'by'the aid ol ELECTRICITY  and having secured control  of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising   the public' that  any  unauthorized users of the electrical    Hour purifying processes   will be prosecuted.  Ogiivie Ploxir Mills Company   Lirorttdj  are *lie only     miliars in Canada whose   Flour is|  pnrified by the electric process!  of  Job  This   Hotel  has    been   completely  renovated.  Board and lodging 5: 00 per day.  OT  L    PRETORIA  Bar   Supplicd^with  the   Best    Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  JOHN THA, Proprietor  1st Avenue :-: :-::-: Ladysmith B.C.  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  the  LEDGER  Office  hews MsmK  NEW CROP-  Home Grown &   Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and  FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  J-IODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND  HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010   Westminster   Road,   Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  Then be sure" your tickets read   via  the i    i ! I.iii.r.l  Buffalo and Return  August 14th and 15th  487.50  FINAL RETURN LIMIT 90 DAYS.  August 2-1th and 25th, September 1R  and 17th CHEAP RATES to. ALL  Pijints East. ONE FARE plus $10  for THE ROUND TRIP.  For full  uarticulars call on or address '  ABBOTSFORD hotel  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid limiting and fishing'in near' vicinity*  '  A.J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH. B. C  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS, WORK A SPECIALTY. -  DAVID JOHNSON  iRHONE 66 LADYSMITH *  ��������� '   ~ X  X  X  ���������'  X  f  S. G. YERKES,  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  E. R. STEPHEN  7B Government st  Victoria, B.C.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block Irom C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modal led. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1-4.  WM. MUNSIE, President  j. W.  COBURN, Man. Director  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT  PIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH-Shlngles  a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers    of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths, .  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and  Kiln  Drlod  Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber hi   Stocks  LTICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government      and  Yates  St3.,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  3  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, ���������G������ncral Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen*! Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  '4 I  erts  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   LOV;i".H'I  RATES,   THE  FASTEST  Tl.YiiO.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL PQINTS EAST.  Jor complete  information ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  igent,  730 2nd Ave., Seattle,.  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     aud  South,  also  Pullman tickets  issued  and berth's reserved.  Excursion rates now in effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  rate 911. Only directline to  Yellowstone Park. .__  Steamship tickets on sale to all  Europeun points.' Very low rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For further particulars call or  write thc office.  ���������i ''."'.' ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 ������nd under........ ���������������������������.������������������ ���������������������������������������������-    3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents '"'        \  '    "    $10        " " $30......   10 cents > ������������������ i  "    $30        " " $50    lS cent3  These Orders are Pavahlc at Par at kny office in C  nadu of "a CharteredI Bsnlt.  (Yukon .xcepted), ind at the- principal bankinff poinbi   n thc United States.  HEOOTIABI.E AT A  FIXEIJ RATK  A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC_������-.,' LONDON, ENG.  Thev form an excellent method of remiltin   small sums of uioiwrf  with safety and at small   ;t>st.  LADYFKITH BRANCH  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and m&king to order   *  ipeci������lity.  THOflAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  A. D- CARLTON,  A.G.P.A..   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  Best  accsmmodation  for  transient  md pemanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  Pfcone Main 456.. aMy . furnished- and the bar is up-to-  C   E   LANG  d*te- < Rates  $1.fit  a day    and     up-  General Agent  Victoria, B.C  w:\rds.   ,  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop..  ������Bl������*ti������ M :������: :���������������: x Ladysmith  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manager.,  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE:.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NJ2ATLT  BAKED  AND  FRESH,  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time..  Employment Agency.  .GRAIN AND  FARM "RODUCI  Orders will he delivered anywntre'.  in the city promptly and at the low*  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on t*������  Eiplanadi.  ���������/.i_i. JA8������ ������a������moOJ^   , j , j; jiiCPTl ,W  -I  DAIW LEDGER  m i        -.3  ;^;i:ft:-.  MM  ag���������awmtuea  ������a^M  "���������asss*  ���������*T������"*:iit?  J$$::-ife  .'i$i  ^������  r   ���������',-?- .  .*  Plans, Specifications and Detail* iurnishefi for all kinds  of-work in the CARPENTER  Line  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, 2nd ave, Ladysmith,  B.  C.  GATHERING  OF  LEGENDS  THE      INDIANS.  A Seattle, despatch says: Professor Eil men J S. Meany, of the University of Washington, and .secretary  of   the   Washington   University   State  memories   of   the   taciturn  tains  cf  a fading   past.  In   nearly   ewry   instance   the   old  men  became impiessed   wilh   the  sincerity   of   Professor   Meany's   undertaking,   that   of  gathering   and   :.re-  iserving early  histoiy,   aud   gave free-  old  chief- | X-4*^*-^.-H^*-M������-K'<K^**%^*M'4^  AND  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  Its   Great   Resources  ,���������,.,���������       ,      ,    , ,        .uisement   aud   recreation,   while    !Ji.  moie than a hundred  miles, over hard   Gale ,was engaged in studying -he In  loose gravel,   immense  bowld-idian  music ^  SUCccedcd' ��������������������� getting  ii  CALEDONIAN"  No part of British' Columbia today offers so many advantage to the  investor as does VANCOUVER I SI, AND.  Its vast and varied natural wealth has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of thc fact that it has never "beem promiebtly laid  before the publico  Leads Them    Ail  IN QUALITY  Sands  er   tracts     and   up   sleep   elk 'trails  made  by the Indians  over bluffs that  jut      into   thc     sea.    At  night  they  slept  by driftwood-fires along   '   the  beach. They.   carried   most   of   their  provisions  on  their  backs  and  found  part  of  the sustenance in  the     wild  beriies   which   grow   profusely   along  the elk   trails.  Professor Meany made this trip in  accordance with the plan that he is  working out this summer of visiting  personally all of'the J8 Indian reservations of the state and gathering  stories of Indian life, legends, traditions, and of securing, before it is  too late, recollections of historic events  on   thc Pacific coast as   told by  the lew survivors among the Indians j alleged by them to lm\e been so scot the early settlements of the white j verely punished by the ship's c-ilicers  men on Puget Sound. He carried j that he committed suicide by lcap.ng  with him, copies of all the tnalies jinto the sea. By several passen-  made   by   the  first  territorial   go.vcr-jgers     it   was staled     the man had  -:o:  about a dozen old Indian songs or  chants, recording both words and  music. These songs arc in tho nature of chants for bringing good  luck in their fishing trips or when  catching seals or whales.  OFFICERS  BRUTALLY  FLOGGED SEAMAN  New Yoik, Aug. 1,7.���������Passengers  coming ashore from the Doulsclier-  Iand when she docked in llubokon  tins-evening brought an almost incredible story of the I fate ot" Louis  Jansoh,  common     seaman,   who  was  *  t  X  t  1  i  t  i  1  NANAIMO,   B. C.  flanufacturers of the gps  BEST   BEER  ���������������������������*:  In [British Columbia  Lager  Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  *|*     from the   Best Canadian  Malt Run   Hops  liners  Brilli:*  geiiinss.  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD -  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  R. P.RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������:   ���������: ._: :���������B.C.  nor,   Isaac Stevens,   with   the   Indian  tribes      50  years  ago.   These copies  had      tihe   signatures   of   thc   Indian  chiefs- attache!   and,   although   nearly  every  one oi those  old   leaders       is  now   dead,   their      names   signed   to  those   documents   made  sufficient   impression   upon   their   descendants   to  afford   a splendid   introduction      and-!  Joosen   the  tongues  and   refresh    thc  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,   will grow almostzany product of the  V   - '  soil known  to man,  VEGETABLES  WHEAT  OATS  RYE  OF  ALL   KINDS  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  FOR DISPOSAL-OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA" THE NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES     AND    THE-YUKON  TERRITORY. ,  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased Ithe date of the lcase  dredge for each lifted   mi/es or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  (10    per  nnum for each mile ot 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 terni of  twenty years, also renewable.  The l������ssec-s right is confined to the  submerged  bed or bars  in the   river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the  lstday of August  in the year   of the  FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  thfc  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SJM ALL  pany will   adopt  a liberal   land  policy,   and  them will be disposed of on reason-  The Canadian Pacific Comf  1,500,000 acres controlled  61e terms to actual scttleis  by  Government lands can be secured   and  money can be made by- those  who desire a new home in . a country   possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will   supply   any ���������information   obtainable  to  those  who  contemplate   a visit  with  a view  of investment if  conditions are found as, advised. ������  Is the centre of the great coal mining    district;      a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of ���������'great colliers com e   hi   each  year.  LADYSMITH  IT  IS  THE  JUNCTION  OF Til E-     LINE     FROM    VICTORIA   TO  VANCOUVER, an.l will continue to   grow ii<   'mportance as  thc Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and  read THE  DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  .Our Bar is newly fitted up and  wollsupplied an1 is in charge of  JOS. PELLIGRINELLE  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. ��������� Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individ-'  ual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per'ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the gross output., - , ���������  Quartz���������Persons  of  eighteen  years  and over and  joint stock companies  holding free miners'  certificates' may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free n.ii_������i'fi certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  fiver years, upon payment in advance  (7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company,according  to  capital.  A  free     miner,  having  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  aarne with  two legal posts,  bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded within  fifteen     days if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one.  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 the land  at $1.00 an.acre. ��������� .'��������� ���������  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of the interior to lorate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of ah  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The pateni for a mining location  shall provide lor the payment of a  Royalty of 2^ per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining���������Manitoba and  the  N.W.T., excepting the  Yukon -Territory���������Placer  mining claims  generally  are 100 ft. square,       entry fcc$5, renewable yearly   On thc North Saskat  ������hewan River claims are either  bar  or  bench,  the former  being 100    feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The  latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet. Where steam power is used, claims 2U0 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the' rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Tcrritcjcy���������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 marie, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive,  entries for bar  diggings or  bench claims,  except on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where   the  lessee may drcgde to high water mark  each alternate leasehold.  The   lessee  shall  have  a dredge  in,  operation  within one season from the  date of the lease for each five -miles,  but where  a person  or  company    has  obtained more than one lease       one  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from tbe  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year     and     $10 per     mile for  each "subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer  mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek,     gulch,    river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet     in  e������gth, measured on the base line' or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width   being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims are marked by two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  Thc person or company staking a  claim must hald a free miner's csrti-  ficate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the output of which- no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary  claims  only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at lhe rate  -of'two and one-half per cent, on the  alue'of the gold shipped from     the  Yukon Territory to be paid 1*     the  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining olaim      on  each  separate river, creek or  gulch,  but the same miner may hold   ��������� any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership  by filing notice and paying a fee  of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned  aud 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 $200.  A certificate that  work has      been  done must be obtained each year;     if  not, thc claim .-i All be deemed to   be  abandoned,   and    open   to occupation  and entry  by a Tree miner.  The boundaries  of a claim may   be  defined absolutely  by having a survey  made  and publishing   notices  in    the  Yukon official Gazette.  ' Petroleum���������All  unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon  Territory, are  open to ] respecting for  petroleum,  and  the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company  having  machinery  on  the   land  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 satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not. exceeding G'10 acres, including tie  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre a:."  the remainder of the tract reserv^L  namely, 1,280 acres will be soli  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.   A.  SMART.  Deputy  Minister  of  tho Interior.  Department of the Interior, ^    ..  been hogged,  but, this was denied by  the  ship's officers.  Mrs.      Henry     Beigel,  Mrs.  Scho'i.  iiia.iiii Iloinck,     Ethel I'.ariymore and  Robert  Edison are among those who  lold     about how     Louis Sanson had  been     punished by  the .ship's officers,  and  in sheer     desperation  he leaped  to suicide.  The    story     Quickly spread among  passengers     and  indignation  ran  so high that     it is said thc trip became extremely     unpleasant  for  the  officers.      A  dance arrangod   tor last  Tuesday night was postponed   by the  ship's captain when he wns informed  that nono     of the     passengers  would  take part in the alTair.  fto  thc  Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.    Drill Sharpened  by  us  ''.  ,  ways gives satisfaction. Picks handled and repaired.  Sh-ipsirrithirig    i:i.  a31     its    ^ranlie^  Horseshoers and Oener v\ Blacksmiths.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -   '-     -   -    Lady smith, B Qi  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That the place lo BUY YOUR MEAT  is   where  the slaughtering        o>:  done locally?.   We are not depending   on    what the Wholesalers send us    |;  and     can     GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to he FRESH AND CL1-     'A-}  RANNELL   &    PLASKETI  \~- '".���������':'���������'}><.���������;  '���������$$���������  '������������������^'���������;:>u  IAA:  9  ;;-i-  '.^'AAAi  ������3-  >    -.   -'.-t:V*  i-ivl  '(���������-:^it'  ���������ffia  <A  .-:;. -..'-./���������(  itii  'A������A0.,  iS:ii<  STFVENS BLOCK,  GAT^R*3  .r-E.  LADYSM.i'nS  ^������������������f<H-*^^+>^.*-f+-fftf^-M-+-f>^44->*4-f^f4-f4+4^4-M^+^-f-f^:  ^K&aPI  STRANGE  COW  GIVES  S BRIGHT  CRIMSON' MI1AV  Tunkhannock,   Pa.,   Aug  2:0.���������What  is said to    be the     ([Hee-rcst freak in  thc cow line ever known  in  England  or  America has just  been disco\ered  on Uic     dairy farm of     Stanley R  Brunges,     a former     member  of thc  state   legislatuie,      near  here.      The  cow gives red     milk, not a dull-watery,  milk.y  red,  but bright crimson-  The milk- is     white when drawn,  but  changes to r������d in the course of a few  hours.     A scientific investigation   by  the state    veterinar an was made resulting in the cow    being, marked es  the only one of     her peculiar natures  on  record.      So  interested  are slate  scientists in     thc case that the cow  has been bought     from   lirunges  and  taken to the    University of Bennsyl  vania, in     Philadelphia,  for obscna  tion.  f  X  ���������  X.  X  LAC VSMITH TRANSFER CO,  ������v  PIANOS,     ORGANS ��������� AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY..  ���������38  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  WILLI A VI 5   \ \ )  Leave orders at   the  / \ ;  3 a FROM THE ���������  SMSl  ^;"-^Aa: =-^1  tlilfl  AAA$  &*,*:  '''Oh, George, dear," she whispered, when she slipped (he engagement  ring ' on her tapering linger, "how  sweet of you to remember' just the  sort of stone I. preferred. None of the  others* were  ever so   thoughtful-'  George was staggered for a'moment, then be came hack with: "Not  at all, dear, you .overrate me,-this  is  the  one 1 have ahvavs  used."  & ������  Y  TO YOUR  .OME  '^3Ji0iMt  Hlpl  I Freight  is' a very considerable item  in  the impoi tation  of  Furnitiue���������es-J  penally  amongst   the  cheaper  lines  '..&'.������������������'���������  THESE WE MANUFACTURE  ourselves     lipm   Native   Woops���������ensuring the      LOWEST    POSSIIJLIi  COST���������ami have \inet, with GREAT jj  SUCCESS  from all  inlro'k:cod.  WE HENTION A FEW j  Cooks'treasure Tables  $5-00 ea  Kitchen Cupboard, or Dressers with  Glass Doors in upper     half. Size 7ft. 4, by        ���������.   ��������� ���������  4ft 4.    .'.     $12.50  ���������M3at      Safes,  Fir,  Antique,  Outside   measurement;  58x42- s  xlV  ;...   ......   $4.00^  Have you ou:    Catalogue?  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal   lands   may  be purchased at $.10 per .acre for soft, coal   and  $20  foe  anthracite.   Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds    shall      he 'collected  on  the  gross  output. '  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per milium 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  1,500 x 1,500 feet. The fee for recording  a claim is  $5.00  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 the land at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2* per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases  to   dredge   for  gold   of   five miles  each for a term of twenty  years,  renewable at the descrction of the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation.within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $io per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2h per cent collected on thc output after it exceeds  $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of  the Minister  of  the In-  erior.  VBCTO-RIA.B..C  PAINTING,  ! PAPERHANG I NO  ETC.  SsSS  ?S3  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith   Hotel.  J. E.  SMITH, Piv-  H.O. MILES      "���������  Contractor and Buifder  Solicitor.   Etc.  mm\  !9  ������t. A������3aU3  Lsan  LADYSMU  REPAIRING  of  all   kinds  pnr  attended to.     Shon on Gatacre  Ladysmith   Temp'e No.  5  Rit'ihur  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow'  2nd  and 4th  Tuesday at 7.30  p.  Mrs.  Kate Tate,  secretary.  PAINTING  AND  PAPBRHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDING  Orders Promptly   Executed  ITH  Meatmarke'  LO r"3 vI!T\-l 3. : T������>7**f>  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  -^aH<^������-,a��������� o^f*1  UUL ITEMS  ssssas  seas  SE  SEE  *i������E������2S S2S^ f B&23&3S353.  /f  9IHM8WBSaBBSSSE������Sa^������EiS2?I.1  Fresh      fiuit  of every  variety  at  Simon  Leiser &  Co.'s Ltd.  BANJO      FOR  SALE  CHEAP��������� A  ���������Victor & Dobson banjo in lirst-c'a.is  condition   foi   sale cheap.   Apply.- II.  Shanks'   baiter  shor,   1st  avenue.  .STRAY DOG���������Came to my house on  2nd Avenue���������a small female, li\er-  colored, young. ��������� Owner ' is requested  to  lemove same.      Rc*bt.   Watson.   3  Mrs.   (Dr.)   Davis   is  a guest  of Dr.  and  Mrs.   Wa.sson.  Tickets for  the St.   Ledger stake*  are o-n   sale  at J.   Stewart's.  Try   Carter's   Icc-Crcam,   i^irsl   Av.  : Mrs. J. 1'rowan, who under went  an operation in the Nanaimo hospital, returned home ye.stei.day.  Footballeis,   are     reminded     Ihul  there  is   to be  a piacticc on  the bunker grounds tins evcniiiK.  A shipment of turtles came down  down on tlie height train this morning for a number of Chinese mer-  ch.u/U. ������?7 ???  A ,greal part of the ditch foi the  b'oy drain from the Europe Hotel  and Harry Kay's store, is alrcaJv  dug, ami the street foreman and his  assistant have alieady commenced  ���������work on the construction of the drain;  Look   in   Forcimmcr's   window  and  something will  surprise you.  Ticlels for thc ingle's Labor -Day  TCvcursion to Vancoovcr ,irc jlreas'lv  ���������lirWinning to sell, ami it. is expected  that theie willi be a large turnout  for. ihe excursion.  Thc Presbyfeiian Church Similar  'School Picnic lakes plhcc on Sntur-  daday ne\l at Mr. Porter's 'ivir-h  near Chcniainus. The children and  their fricm'.s will leave on the morning train, returning at seven Oi'clock  Tickets can he procured from the  Rev. R. Boyle.  DUNCANS  TOWNS1TB EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. 1.    ,. \  A small .area lias been laid off    in (own lots wliich arc new offered  at  LOW   PRI*ES   AN    D ON  EASY TERMS.  The  future of   (lie  Cowichan      Di.sfrict   and   Vancouver   Island  will  exceed  expectations   and   this is a good chance r ���������������������������  a safe and  prolilalile   in\c'-;lment.  .^EE I LANS AND PIUL'KS  Agents, J. STEWART J. H  WiilTTOME  Ladysmith,   V.  I. ' ��������� Duncans,     V. I.  DOMINION EXi1IB|T[IJp;%l. ;lf  1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER  7-1905  Under the Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  Industrial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C.  I  $100,000.0]  IN PRIZES AND  ATTRACTION'S  $100,000.00  Forcimmer's  tracth e.  window   is  very  at-  iUiss      Ruchanan,   of  the  millinciy  deparliiiiipnL  of  Simon   Leiser <v   Co.,  Lid,      leaves      tomorrow   for  a two  weeks'      hdi'day  at.     Harrison   Hot,  Springs.  Dr. R. B. Dier, who went, up to  Nanaimo yesterday at noon, retuined  on this morning's train.  Snlarged   grounds,  new,  handsome  and spacious buildings.  WQRLt'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVBNTS     in   ROWING  and  LACROSSE,  HORSE  RACING,   Broncho ,!i eslmg,"  Military  Parades  and Exercises.  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and ether  Famous  BANDS.  GRAND   WATER   GARNI v AL���������Parade,  oi    Fiaser   River  Fishing   Fleet  .Patrol Beats, II.M. Warships, lui-j&u  War Canoes,  etc.        Indian sports.  F������r  all  iifenuaWou  write W.   H.   KEARY,   Seecstary   and" Manager,  Neur Westminhter, It. ���������. , ., ,  This is the finest  range of blouses  ever shown  in  Ladysmith. We  I cannot  describe  them, you have  to see them for  yourself.   They  consist of   silk,  lustre in   plain  and figured, cash  mere,     French  flannel, flannelettes   etc.   NO  TWO ALIKE,  and all beauties,  also  '4   5    ������'���������? a  jinicc'  Sy4 f   ���������������?*> -��������� le  y s &���������������  At  Sam llogan of Duncans, and another man who is interested in the  copper propositions 'hack of Ladysmith, k-fl town today with pr.ck  animals foi a trip of several days' this gathering- business of special induration in the mountains back of terest is expected to come up for  town. cciHidcrat %n.      Rev.   W.   W.   Hoi ton  - ��������������� ; president   of   the   league,   has   a   pro-  Come and  hear *he obi Bo'sun singj  posal   to   make   which   lcol-s   as   if  it  ASSOCIATION   FOOTBALL��������� 'and   disputes.    The .Tecuniseh  players  As   previously   mentioned" in   these    /ina'Hy     leit  the'/vhl not    o.   Mini  columns,   the   annual   reorirannalion    wllC11  the  s������orc  stood   two  all      : he  of      lihe   Victoria   District   Football    refcrte awarded the match 10 ^rant-  League will be held some time early -ui(1-  next  month,   says   the  Times.  Does  anybody   Know   how   to  spell  ".Possum Pie?"   The kiddies..will tell  voti.  DJIF"  "For  He  is  an  Englishman.  Steve Andeison, formerly iorenuvii  of Camp Six-, came up last night  from the Frasci liner section. Mr.  Anderson s.iys the fishermen on the  Fraser ha\c averaged about fS OO'Toi'  day each, throughout. the season.  ���������o���������  : The    secretary   of the    .Ladysmith.  football club  received a check        for  $31.(.0      from   the   Cumberland   Chih  this  nioruiiig..   'This   amount   is   half  might prove of immense benefit to  football in Yictona. lie intends to  suggest that the system of having  the same teams contest two separate series for the local and ls'ia'iul  championship be clinwiiatcd. In Iks  connection lie contends that the two  | .schedules extend focfttxill well into  bhe   lacrosse   season,. thus   inicrfering  Do you know that you can get the  finest stationary in town at the  Drug Store?  Inspect the bargains oflered * in  drvgoods at Simor Leiser & Co.'s,  Ltd.  The     following  zincs are now in'  September - mag-a-  Ainslies,  Argjsy,  with sport generally.   He also points   Popular, Wide     Wo^ld, Metropolitan,  out that almost; invariably the same  teams struggle for the local, Islamd  and British . Columbia trophies,  of the prize of $75.given for the foot ..Therefore he thinks the. two home  halt match at Cumberland on Orange series.shmild be reduced to one, thus  -mans' Day, which it will l:e rcmcin- giving the winner or the first the local championship and the right- to  I play cither "Ladysmith,  Nanaimo    or  Cosmopolitan       and     All-Story  Knight's  Book Store.  foeral,   was  a drawn   game.  ���������1>���������  AT   THE   ABI'.OTSFORD.  C. J.   Whiteside,   Nanaimo.  E. Dobesou,   Nanaimo.  E. McKcnzic,  Vancouver.  J. Fawlcs,   Victoria.  R. Hay ward,   Victoria.  A. A.   Davis,  Nanaimo.  A. S.   Goldsmith,   Vancouver.  W. U..C..X,   Seattle.  The   committee   appointed   to      arrange   for   I lie   fo-itball  club's  concert,  lo he given   in   the   opera   house      ou  Monday  next,   announce  thai   they  intend   making   the  affair   "the  event of  the      svason."      Everything   on   lhe  largo  and   varied   programme,   that   is  br-ng   prepared   will   he  fri-sh���������-not   an i  item    but   that.      wiil  he. oust  enter-i  taiiring.    Full   particulars   will   lie an  bounced   later.  ���������Cumberland   for the Island   Cup.  LACROSSE.  There were, according to a Toronto despatch, a number >f moilai.t  sporting features in Quebec end  Ontario on Saturday. Thc -ii<;atest  surprise of the day occurred at ('cm-  Willi when the Shamrocks World Lacrosse champions, afler a hard struggle were defeated by the home  team, who are tail-enders in the.  Eastern League. The score was:  Cornwall,   7;   Shamrocks,   5.  ('n the. M. A. A. grounds at Montreal, in the presence of a recor I  crowd, the Mont reals and ��������� '.ii.ita.i-i  of Ottawa played a '.-rce draw  ya.tne, the score standing " ' < a all.  Should the Capitals def-!ut the  Shamrocks   here  next   .Saturday   il.ey  i-p'on-  Dr. Dier can be found at any time  at his office on High street. His deiw  ���������tal work is guaranteeid lo' be first-  class and rates reason-alle Rt.  You     might think it a little  early",  but it  never  too early  to look at them and compare  them  with what you have or  or     are going to ::ee.     They  are the Nobbiest lot we have  seen.  from $1.25 To $5.00  nmm  , French Flannel!,)' Flanellette,  Eider     Down,    Cashmere  all shades and stvlcs..  in  All the     balance of cur summer Blouses are. divided  into"  two lots and we sell one at  5QC.  and  of  the other     ,whichconsi.st  all  our  111ico and  four dol-  will  luavc a chance for  tin.  ship.  1 h'NNIS ,     i���������   Western   Ontario  gr  ^n;eiMl;er.s of tlK. ( hurrh of h'hig-   1()      pr���������vcd      an   easy   i  laud Tenn'l.'s ( lull meet at the Rectory   (.'alborincs, l.ju'mr l.jc^.t'en '.  (his I'venine:    for the purpose of mat- j     The   Teoumseli-Hnauifoi  ���������ing  arrangements   for  a   tournament,   ed  in a row,  the result ,-..  'I h  J223S5SE23SSQEESB3K5aHH3  ."iSSS^^S3^^5SSgS^;^5^St2^g^tS������S2S5  i   miiiii   mi. uiiiiimjjm'������.iMmm.-tmrmM.'-  J  IN SERGE AND TWEED  At Half Price To Clear  CALL EARLY AND GET A BARGAIN  MUST BE SOLD TO MAKE ROOM  eon's, Ladysmith, B. C.  _    -___*_  T������LHPH8flfE   6-7  1  ������S  Fresh ground coffee,  350. LB.  I Ground while you  lar blouses, in white or bhack  at  wait  aas^ssas  WSSBg  1  iNGLI&H LiNOLCUiVIS  At  45c- per Vard  t;in  'mSNS   2-4 PHShE   7A.  Korciinmer's  saver.  window   is   a money  .- From this dat; on five cents  buy a nice, cool class of beer  Jones'   Hotel-  will  at  MAKES UOOD COKE',  SAYS PROFESSOR LOWE.  Experiments   by   Professor     Lowe  in ' Victoria have demonstrated the  j Professor says, the fact, that    a mixture  of Coin ox  and   Ladysmith  coal-  mal.es  a coke     superior  to anything  ever   before   known.    Professor Jjowc  is   using.,      he claims,   a new   process  that is superior     to-'any  heretofore  tried.       He cla'ims    .that  California  .smelting     plants  will, require  large  quantities    of Island  cote,  and   that  the demand for  Island  coal will   be  incicased   thereby.  Conservative ones are, however,  awaiting further ^formation as to  ,who Professor Lowe can interest,  '.and for more definite information  , tha.n that Union and Extension! coal  'mates good coke���������for that is no  ' news, as excellent coke has always  'been made from  Island coal.  1 I'U. iJ  Of SUMMER GOODS  Dr. Dier's office is open evenings  and appointments can lie made for  work at any time through the week.  Only first-class dental work is turned out and it is done at reasonable  prices st  fi   ������������������ij���������cmc���������awes  latyRJth M Wfa\  mum\  LajiiMh and PlMsur* B*als el All  dWfi������iiplfi������n6 f������r Hire. . ������������������ats built  i<������ ������r(i*r &u4 Rtpaireil. Sp������en oars a  Sp������*a"Iity. "  HARRUP AiVD HAYBBN.  ���������OAT    1UILBBRS.  Manufacturers of the famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn ���������[.  None, but Union Lab :l������.n\>loy, ed  n J. BOOTH,"prop.  We have several lines ins|  BLOUSES, DRESS GOODS, MUSLINS, STRAW  hats, etc: .   ���������  which we are clearing out at greatly  reduced prices to make room for our  Fall Stock!  We guarantee these articles to lie all NEW C.OODS, anil must  be' sold, as we do not intend carrying mcr any Summer Stofck  for another season'. ' - :  ���������  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GAT ACRE ST  LADYSMITH  W. G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor,*  (ist Avenue)  Spring: Stock on hand. Call early and  get yotir choice  -    NOTICE.-    ���������>���������'-  ���������  Frera    ' this date . the  undersigned  will nat be  responsible .for.-any indebtedness     ineurred except en      a  written ������n*r signed by the secretary  Rowland Machia.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION ������ BEVEL-  ��������� PMHNT CO., LTD.  Nob Personal Liability!     "  -'  Victoria;" B. C; May 18th, 1905.  Ah Wing & Co,  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Gents' Clothes Made to  Order.  PERFECT FIT e-UARANTK VI  LADYSMITH,   B.  C.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that at the  next sitting of the Board of Licensing .Commissioners of the City of  Ladysmith, ' 1 intend to make application for a transfer of the Reta 1  Liquor;. licence now held by ine for  the premises k nown as the Queen's  Hotel, situate upon Lots l������3 and 14,  bleck 75, Ladysmith, B. C, from myself to Leopold Lepas.  DFJSIRE HENRY.  .   Ladysmith/ 22nd  July,  1965^  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     ������^      Notary Public  P. O. BOX 268  $525 Cash buys one of the neatest  and best finished homes in town  First-cltiiss loc|iitiion."  '  $250���������Secures two fine lots ������ few  yards from the Posfpffice. $'100 on  mortgage..  $150���������pastli secures good four-roomed  dwelling. Balance $200  mi time.  GUNS   RIFLES   SHELLS  ���������������������������. *'  COMPLETE STOCK JUST  ARRIVED  and they,    incluUa thc following well  known make makes- ** '  PARKER & LEFEVRE SHOT   GUNS, SAVAGE & WINCHESTER  RIFLES, BROWNING-AUTOMATIC  SllOT GUN, ,KYNOCK, EL  EY & VULCAN SHELLS: *-  LADYSMITH HARDWARE- CO., Ltd  U1   J���������J  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If you can get first-class goo ds    at     low  prices from  a reliable  house at  home.  Thc  peddlars that call here try to ^ct rid of such  trash as they cannot sell -at  home.  If you get an article from    a  reliable firm you are sure tha t the goods are  as  represented,  and  if you are not satisfied you have something to fall back on as we  are here since this  town'was    first  started,   and hold   our  reputation   as    a first-class   house.    We carry nothing fii our line but the  best quality of goods and sel I  on   small  profits,   as   our  expenses  are small.    We have no fat salaries  to pay and no travelling expenses     OaH and compare our prices and our goods, and donjt be  deceived. "  B.FORCIMflER  WATCHMAKER.,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    XXX      LadysmitSi,   B. C  We are making.them of ths Newest    Faltem and Lalesf  '   ^ ' -Styles.'' '.;  WE DO ALL KINDS OV FOU NDRYWORK  Our Prices are 'Reasons,   ble  SEE OUR   NEW.'STOVES IN  P.L AIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.;:  LAI>V31[.r.i-UM&. iDVd'.WWCi, C3,-,.'.LtOV.  $���������'100���������Cash   secures   7-roomed   house  BahMue,   $250,   on   time.  $200���������Cash,and $10 per month for   a  Jour-roo'ined house with |,-uitry and  lAith-rooni.   All   newly     xi>;o\il  :tnd  painted   in  and   out.   i<hne  gaideu..  Water  laid  on.  for 'ren;f.  The. hotel apartmonts of the Portland Hotel, consisting of twenty  roums, including kitchen, pantry,  stere-rooms, 14 baUooms, well furnished, ate. The house, without thc  barj .will be leased by the undersign-  ���������d at very reasonable rates. Call  and look ov������r the premises. A good  hoarding house keeper oan  do  well.  '    ���������-���������   ' ANGBLO TATE,  -������������������ Proprietor.  $100���������Cash a.iHi .$10 per month huys  good dwelli)i!gHhouse, small house  on same lot bringing $5 per month.  Splendid well.ncigbbwrs willing to  pay monthly rental  for wa'ter. Pur-  ��������� chase is almost  self-supporting.  j!900���������Buys good central business-property.   Well  rented.  Houses   to  tieulars.  rent.    Call   and  get  rar-  Fire,   Life  and   Accident  Insurance.  Deeds,  Wills,    Mortgages,   Contracts and Agreements Drawn,  .From tkis date on five cents  .eu^.r'a'Uice^Dool glass of beer  ilbnes' l|fe*et;.f...  'Hflii   ''  Dr. E. B. ������ier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  I  wi  at  .. conference  adjourned   until   Saturday,  but  the President did  not  surrender.  . Ho carried his  appeal for peace     to  the  throne  of  the Romanoff,   to  the  H  Aifpo'Mment'S may be made at any  auditor of the.dream of reduced;ara-   j\  time  for  dental  work at  Dr.   Dier's'meats  and  universal   pca.ee.     Amjbas-  \  0;I?KlMKlect'f������������������>' st   'sador      Meyer's   three-hour   audience   (j  Have vcu  seen'Maggie Riley wear-1    ...    T, ��������� ... ,   ,       ,    . '   "   ,,'     /  ;���������,    ...   :   ���������,.tt+1���������    ,     i   , ,   ,    with  Emperor  Nicholas  during      the /  mg .;that������pr,s.t.ty,..(tready-to-wear   hat,, & /  ucenfcly purchased,   at Simon Leis.:r |vcl"v  t:imc   whcn   Ulc   plcnipoteivtdar-    }  &  Co.'s  Ltd.? |'cs a(  'lic navy, yard were explainingi  '  c   . . , to     each  other   their   irreconciliable    I  CANNOT AG-REE  AS 'differences   may  have  proved   a dee id-  |  TO   INDEMNITY.     ���������i '| ing factor.    There   is   yet   no   clue  to.I  the results of Mr. ' Mover's interview  |  (Continued  from  Page  pne.) 'fron,   thc   iomperor,   "nut  they  are al- '  hut  further  than that Mr.' Witte has ready   in   President Roiosevelt's   pos-  as yet  no  instructtons to  go. So  the session  and  he is in a position  today >  situation   stood  yesterday   when  the   to determine his next steps. (  ��������� i


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