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PRICE    MY*   eJWTS  BAGGAGE THIEVES  3R0UGHT TO EARTH  Chicago Police   Have Discovered  a Scheme Which Has Been in  Practice For Years  The  Mysterious  [Disappearance  of Hundreds of Trunks Now  Accounted For  f&STHQU&KE  They   would   take  a trunk,   satchel,  ,or suit case,  containing only a shirt  sonic other article of clothing,  Chicago, Ills.,  Aug.  25.-The inter  Ocean     today says: * The mysterious  disappearance  of  hundreds   of   trunks or  and  ' other   -baggage   from   railroad  .   trains and stations  in  Chicago,   Si-  Louis. andDenver during tlie past two  years has just* been revealed  through  the arrest here of Roy Aldrich, 'alias  Roy  Espey,  of California, and a wo-"  . inan "giving  the name of Daisy Dean,  r   and  stating   that   her  home   is     in  Denver.  Tiiey were arrested  on a charge of  stealing furs ' from a store in     the  Masonic  Temple.   When   their   rooms    tcnsihly      getting something  out ofc  . were searched   the   police  found       a > Me itmk  to wtar  the man or worn  -large number  of  trunks  and   a pro-   an  would  evehange the check 6n  the  fusion  of  the most expensive  cloth- 'empty  trunk, or valise for one  of the  ing;1 and  toilet  articles  for men and    best   appearing  trunks   or  valises in  women.   The scheme  was simple. the car. ���������   *  MUBDEBES Will GO TO  TH������ SCAFFOLD  Mary Hope  Young Is to  Hang For Her  Crime  Killed Her Slstera'   Child  and Attempted Life of  Her Own Infant  Ilalifav,      Aug.     ��������������������������� 24.���������Mary   Hope  Young   yesterday   was   found   guilty    ������i������'&t   in   thc   v;.eiiiily of Rhode   Can-  of the murder of May Ward and sen-  vo">   through   which   ordinal ily      a  tencod to be hanged on December 20. small      stream  of   water, runs,   last  May Ward was a six year old daiigh  "'fi''t converted   llie canyon into       a  tec of a sister  of Mary  Hone Young;, raging  torrent,   which  swept; through  who   died   in   a Boston   hospital   two  the towns  of   Bcr wind   and   Tabasco,  years ago.   The child was found dead'wrecking everything   in its  path  mid  in  the  woods  a mile back from   thc 'drowning at  least nine persons.  ,    ,    , , settlement of Plymton,  Digby  county!    The  property   loss   is c'sti mated  at  and check it to some nearby point, on; Sunday afternoon, June 18. Ac hundreds of thousands of-dollars,  After thr trunk was placed in theros-s its mouth was a large burdock Isuuered mostly by the Colorado  baggage car either the man or worn-' lea-f<-   Tne child's  hood had been tigb   Fuel ������fc    Iron   Company, and the Col-  sac  HAVOG WROUGHT BY Jil SPORTING EVENTS IN THE  Converts Little Stream Into a Raging torrent  It Wrecks Two Towns In  Colorado and Drowns  Nin ^People  Trinidad, Colo.,  Aug. 25.���������A cloud-  an would go to thc baggage agent,  hand him half a dollar, show" the  check and, ask to be allowed to'open  the  trunk  or satchel  in  order   to get'child  tly drawn and around ��������� and around  was tied a quantity of rope yarn.  Suffocation must ha\e. followed  auickly and  facts  indicated-that  the  out a<-'jcmti'nuirt "or some other arti-'  had      l>een  dead  before being  placed  in a slight depression��������� in     the  cle.   In not a single case did the bag  ground...'  master  refuse  the request.   .While os-  GRAND DUKE VALDIMIR  Elma'Young, a"baby or Mary Hope  Young,'-was also-found in the woods  the same afternoon lying on its face,  and stuffed in its mouth was thc-  child's hood 'which' had been tied across" the face-,- ^hut the child,' in the  effort to free' itself,Jiad worked the  hood loose, vand its life was saved.  or ado and  pany.  NEAR FUTOBE  There Will   be a  Tennis  Tournament at Church.  of England Court  Andfa Football  Match on  the BunkerJ Crousds on  the 27th  TES  Southern Railway Com-  JAPANESE   RAISING     ,  \     RUSSIAN '   SHIPS.  Tokio,  Aug:" 2,1.���������The former  Itus-  T7A\/i^DC   DC A/^ni���������"   battleship   Peresviet,   now' the  F/lV UJ\5   r lyf\l a Yj \ Sugami,, arrived at the Sasebo navy   ������ ,"'.',,     ivanl on AllS- 23  from Port Arthur  - ' j under her. own steam.   The ex-Rus-  Paris,  Aug.  25.���������A   sentiment     of  is not disclosed but it is .known that>ian cruiser  Rayan,  now  the  Asob,'  nt     of  is not disclosed but it is .known that'sian cruiser -Rayan,  now  Jailers ��������� it contemplates   the   military-occupa-' of, the-Japanese navy,  is.<  .anxiety prevails, in "official (planets ��������� luconiTinpiaies -tne military occupa- "of, the -Japanese na-vy, is . expected to  here concerning the outcomo of the tiou of a Moroccan town near the Al-' arrive there from the same port to.  'Portsmouth conference,   owing   to the  gernn   frontier,   probably   Oudjd,   ow-   day. --"! v -  receipt,.of  discouraging  advices.   Pri-  ing    to      its    .proximity  Wa large | -',���������' ������  vate reports  received  through   official   French  garrison  in-Algeria  and      to'WILL TRY THE   ' '  channels show that Grand Duke Via- its strategic   importance,   as -it   com- | ' RUSSIAN   MUTINEERS,  dimir, uncle of the Emperor, is cast mauds the route-to-the interior ot Odessa, Aug. 24..���������The trial of the  ing��������� his powerful influence in fay or of Morocco. Thc latest official advices sailors, who mutinied on the battle-  Peace.    ' _ "* at  Fez show  that 'the   Sultan    con-" ship Kniaz Potemkinc    and  Georgis  Paris,  Aug.   21.���������The  ministers un-   tinucs   to   hold   the   Algerian   a pris-   PobienstelT  in   this  harbor,   Jnne last  der' the  President  and   Premier Ron   oner,    hollowing the  meeting Premier   will  begin August 25. The prisoners  be  A tennis loiirnamcii will commence  tomorrow and be continued throughout next week at thc C'huieh of England tennis grounds, on Second ave.  The following events will be brought  off:. Mens' open singles; irons' dou-  lles; mixed doubles; ladies' singles;  ladies'  doubles.  ft was at first, the intention of the  club *-o have an open ' tournament but  as si.me members of the club will be  awa.i from town shortly, it is-necessary to bring the touinay off without delay and consequently there is  not sufficient time. However, if any  izmus player in the city cares to  join the tournament, he will be welcomed if he-will apply not later than  ibis evening to either Rov. R. J.  Uowen, or Mr. W. a! Cornwall, second ' avenue. . -  The footballeis are beginning to  practice in earnest for the Portland  tournament. On the ,27 th inst,, then*  23.���������-Mrs. S. E. Mize I will be a match between teams select -  City, was murdered Icd from the mine employees aud others not working in the mines. , The  latter will lie known as the Snow  Hakes. and the former. Black Diamonds'.  As will  be-seen from the following  names,    from     which thc Showflakp  team  will   be picked,   there  are    our  Nanaimo ,    men,     why  a>e  excellent  players,  and  who may be included in  the   team   thai, goes  lo Poitland:  Suowftakcs���������J. Sanderson, H. T.  Wins'by, J. Adam. M. O'Connell, J-  irannay,-J. Brown,-R. Crosier, J.  Akenhead,..J5V-l;c-agiie, P Gilmour, .f.  Yorke, J.; Blundell and W. Graham.  The Black - Diamond team will be  given  tomorrow.  MURDERED.1N  ���������CHICAGO  Vt'jtr held a lengthy special session to Rouvicr sent, instructions to the  day. It was principally devoted to French minister to demand the im-  n, consideration of the disciplinary mediate release of the prisoner, in-  mcasures to be taken against Moroc- forming him fJiat military dernon-  co should the Sultan not yield to slratictis would he made in case of  the demands of the goveuimenl, for a negative reply. Later it'was -.an-  redrsss for the recent arrest cf a nnunccd that the ministers had de-  French Algerian citizen. The official cicled that if Morocco refused ��������� thc  communication says that unaiimous French demands, .the entire person-  approval' was given to the ins true- ncl of the French legation would ,  tions to be sent, to the French minis- have Morocco simultaneous with the,'  ter at Fez.   The nature of the a,ction   military  demonstration.  number 75.   The proceedings  will  within  closed  doois.  KIDEIES LEAVE  FOR HOME  BLUEBEARD IS  AGAIN   REPRIEVED'  Chicago, 111.,     Aug. 21.���������I loch was]  toihave     been hanged here toinorrw,  but Judge Magruger,  of  thc supreme  court    who issued     the supersedeas,  said  that he had  caiefully   examined  the record presented by Ifoch and his  study of it satisfied     him that theru  was enough doubt to justify a review  of the     entire    case by, the supreme  court.   The case will come up at the ( within a day  or  two that lake ship-  October  court at  Springfield-,    lloch   building-   is      "cornered."    One line  had very    little   to    say when  inter-   lu-al  js especially anxiors   for a-new  viewed    in the    matter.   Ife said ,lI ���������.).:,. ,   ���������   ���������. ,������������������  ,,     ,. ,,,-     ...     . -   .  j , , ship has gone the route without find-  am  not guilty of  this  horn uic  mtir -  SHIPBUILDING  CORNERED  Chicago, Ills., Aug. 25.���������A half-  dozen steamboat lines figuring on  building new passenger steamers for  service next  season,  have  discovered  der and I- will have  the opportunity  ing a shipbuilder who  is  anxious   for  .. .'���������    _������. ,,.  ��������� ,   , ���������r ,.���������(1     a contract.        A marked     advance   m  of proving myselt  innocent ��������� before the      .       . ..   , ,...,.,,  ..'.     . A   ������. ���������"   ii      t  i    n'  ��������� .prices has  resulted,   and  it  is hlcely  highest couit in the state." i . . . ��������������������������� ���������        . '��������� i  ,b  :that  sever--. 1   projects   for   new  boats  Vlt  is  said that the  profits  of    the Avill llavc  ((J g0 0ver for a'year.    .  canneries on: the  Fraser river  alone |    Lilice   M,i,;hig,xn   iincs   aIonc   are fig^  this   year i will   lie   about   $1,500,000. 'uring on ' ,iVe  "  new boats.  Already  The  amount   paid   out   is   about   $2,-' tllere  is  a serioiM  (|c,iay  jn the deliv-  000,000.      Men     have averaged   not, .'cry of ma):ei-ial     and this is certain |  Thc "Kiddies" left for home on  the noon train today. As the train  I pulled out they broke out with one  of their famous chorusus, and amid  the farewells from thc many  friends they" have made during their  two days' stay  in town.  Their performance in J,he opera  house- last evem'ng was as good as  that) on the previous evening, but,  unfortunately, the crowd was slim.  . All who have seen the Pinafore  are loud in thoir praises of thc capable manner in which Mrs. Davis  has trained the children. She has  undoubtedly devoted a great deal of  time and energy and is to be congratulated upon the result of her  effoits.  "Ch cago, Aug  of New      York  this e\ening in one of the fashioiuudc  resident districts on the South side.  Foi the greater part of the summer  Mrs> Mizo has been a guest at the  lid i-arado hotel, which fronts on  Midway 1 laisance.  Tonight, in conipanj with Mrs. R.  F. Wilson, of Las Cruces, Mexico;  also a guest at the Del Parado hotel, Mis..Mize went for" a -shoct  walk. They - had reached the coiner  of'Fifty-ninth street ami Washingtan  avenue, two squares from the hotel,  when they were confronted by a man  who demanded iheir money and \al-  uables.  A'll along Fifty-ninth street and  Washington avenue people were sitting upon verandahs and in the front  yards of their residences,,' and Mrs.  Mizc, evidently expecting help fiom  some of them, v igorously attacked  the robber, at, the same time calling  for help. Mrs. AUlkoiv turned and  ran back toward the hotel.  Mrs. Mize was able to utter Just  two cries for help when the robber  hho't her through the heart, killing  her instantly. Mrs. Wilson, who was  lot'king back at the time, fell in a  faint, and when the residents of the  neighboi hood caiue running in re  spouse to the calls of Mrs. Mizc they  found bcjth women lying on thc sidewalk.  Then Mrs. Wilson, stiil unconscious  was    taken     to the Del Prado hotel,  while the body of Mi's. Alive was car.  lied  by the police to an undertaking  establishment near at hand.  !   The murderer fled into an alley between:     .Fifty-ninth   and     Fifty-eiightJ  streets and disappeared in  the darlv  ness.       He    was seen lay nobody except airs. Wilson, Mrs. Mize and Mrs.  Martha Scanton,   a guest cf  the hotel,   who,  hearing     the  shot,   looked  hastily  out  of  thc   window   uu!   s-a-v  tho man.     running into the alley.  She was not,     able to desciibc the  man,  and Mrs.  Wilson was so utter-  CKERK APPROPR1A-  7,000,000 FRANCS  A Young Parisian Defrauds His  Employers and Charters  a Yacht  He Sails the   Ocean   in     Gay  Company and is Known as a  French Nobleman  New York,   Aug.   25.���������A  special de-    but    he  did  not,  return   on     ie,ap-  spatcli from Paris to ,thc Herald savs   Pointed   day   and' an  examination   of  that Paris  is  all agog  over a sensation  such   as  has  not been  equalled  since   thc  Humbert  case.    Until the  end ,of July Jean Gailay was an employee    of   the   great  Paris   janking  his books revealed the alleged defalcations which led to the 'ornp.er  des  Comple calling  in  the  .ol'ice.  Detectives found tl&t Jean Gailay  who was'also known to some-of'his  aeguaintanccs   as     '''Yictome   de   La  house,  Compter des  Compte, ca.. ,,ng Gua.-che"  or  Baron  Jean  de Grend-  ?������,,x y    f- aCy ������f 3������������  "X"CK val'" "',ad  chartered   the steam yacht  (U0)   out of   which he maintained  a Oarlarina and  had  embarked at  wile and two children.  At present he  is in the hands or the Bra'/.illian po  lice, having sailed from France fi. a  yacht, the Catanna, which left Las,  Pal mas ui Aug. 9t,h for Buncos .Ay-  res. At 'the Comptor des Compte  Gailay was employed in the transfer  department. It is charged that by'a  series of clerical manipulations he  succeededin -appropriating large turns  Ha  vre.    After this  discovery  was  made  detectives  all   over   the  world   were  instructed to  keep a lookout  for    t.e  man  and  every  port  where   the  Ca-  -tarina   might   be  expected   to  touch  the police were ready to arrest Jean  Gailay  and his  companion.  Thc police have just-received iiews  of    the  arrest   of   Gailay   in   Bahai.  j The chief of the Bahai police has ca-  the     amount  of which  was at   first   bled  that thc vacht  Catarina has *i-  ^onnLn������b      JD������St   aniilli���������. francs J rived  there and  the persons  arrested  (WOO 000.)      Aboard   the   Cartarina    say they arc  of Belgian  nationality-  it   is further   alleged   Gailay had  the   Gailay      savs   his name is     Jaques  companionship     of Mmc.   Sobet,   an   GiandeL  and   Mme.   Sobet  calls   her-  actress  who  left- her husband a few i self  Victoria  Manseu.    The  chief  of  yeais      ago.    For  some  time  before 'police at Paris  has cabled to  Bahia  SLn.r0.ng on    (hei,   \oyage  to South ���������.for  further news so  detectives  mav  Ainc.u-a the two had  been on     Mie ' g0  immediately-to take possession of  best  of  fcims:    On   August    ',t  ,,*f-   lho r���������SOners "as soon  as exl radii on  lay. slarte.1   on    his  annual   h Iid.v/.    formalities, aie accomplished  NEGOTIATIONS  FOR  DISSOLUTION    OF UNION.  Stockholm, Sweden, Aug/ 24.���������At  a meeting of the couno.l of state to-  'ay  minister  of Justice  Berger   pre  TI-TE  BUKIAL  OF  SENATOR   WARK:  Fredericton,   N.B.,   Aug.   21.���������  The  GETTING YELLOW FEVER  UNDER CONTROL  New Orleans, La., Aug. 2-).'.'With  yellow (e\er here coming steadiK- under control and apprehension no ion-. f,"u'raI of Ulc lalc Senator Wark  ger Felt ol a dangerous epidemic, fed- ''cc* place from his residence , this  eral authorities aie an.xious to put aHernorn and although without show  irstiiutions against free intercourse'0f anv kind, was one. of the largest  between New Oilcans and. infected fuiierats seen here for along time,  seated a report on -the decision of regions ill Louisiana to pre\ent a re-^t was attended bv men prominent  thc Norwegian Storthing approving cunc.ico of the disease. The policy'in affairs of Canada as well as by  the proposals of the-government for of such a move was fully discussed maiiy intimate friends of the vener-  the     formal  opening of negotiations    today in a    con erence of fever fight- able  legislator.  crs with 'Governor Blanchard. Many Italians and other foreigners went  from New Orleans to surroaining parishes when first yellow fever grew daday next at Mr. Poller's ranch  violent. Thev established nests of neaT.Gliemainus. 'J lie children a.nd  infection at various points and now .Iheir friends will lea\c on the morn-  many of them are drifting back to ing train, relnrn'n^ at sc\en o^'clock  New Orleans bringing back the infec, Tickets can le ]irccureil from the  lion. 'I    i  '' T',< Rev. R. Bovle.  with   Sweden  for   the 'dissolution  of  the     union.       At   the same time ho  proposed  1hat King  Oscar   he       ie-  qucsted  to   empower    the council to  outer     into     negotiations  with   the  Korwotfians   for  the  settlement      of  the  questions in  dispute  and   also-to  authorize   the  government   lo  appoint  delegates     to     meet  thc  Noiwcgian  representatives.   Upon   the   lecommen  dation     of      the council  the  regent  crown  prince  ga\e his consent  to the  proposals.  ���������lhe   Presbyterian     Church Sunday  School Picnic takes place on  Satur-  The  whole government of   Warsaw \]y Pro^atal  '������at she could give no  has   been   placed  under  martial  law.    (lctalIs (l������ U"> Police.  A swaim of de-  uniformed    policemen  ground  within a few  A bridge on the Vistula Railway near  liadom has been blown up and communication is  interrupted.  SCHOONEK   CAPSIZED  BY'   BATTLESHIP.  Newport,      R.  I.,  Aug.  24.���������While  FOOTBALL-,  ._,i���������,.,        ,   .,   -,.������������������-.i   .     ,     ��������� .    - -���������   => -- ��������� ----- ���������       A London paper of recent date Savs  orders and  it   is said, to ,be impossi-   ihn     hiHW.hi.i   Kwrvww    Cinlnin n-i     t    ,,,,,, .,,    ���������     ,, .  ,,,   .         .   ,,       ,       .         ,     ,lllc      i)aii,ic..nip   ixeaisaigc,   Lapiain T|le iootball   world wil    shortly be  M,e  l0 ������et  the  oidcis already under   RcMlm,s    cci,i(lcd   in   a ,u,lVy   fog  in 'st rtlM,  ....         ���������   , ,.,,  OT.l(,st ..���������  it"-in  the  impersonation, case.   Kach  contract,  out,   on   time,  oven    if    the | the ,mter  harbor with a two  mas tod                    }   ������ h      ' *"  man  will  claim   thc man   voted     for  supply  of workmen  were as large as schooner  the other fellow. il,  should  be  weeks   woiK, liicluuing all -pieparato- .,-,,   iH,  countrv  is f-ir  behind  in     it<^ ���������    ' .'  ;        I , "   uu'  L-(JU,ll'1>   1S. |������"   nciunu in    usi ron     was re(,lirmng from, manouvcrs  ryJ work  It    will now  'details  tectives and  were on thc  minutes, Dub for thc time being, at  leastt, the murderer'made, good his  escape without ��������� leaving a tangible  clew.  SUSPECT DOU=  BLE MURDER  THE GAME LAWS  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  l.-c  a case of "you're  Stratford, Cut , Aug. 24.��������� What  appeal's to a double minder was committed here at, an caily hour today.  In a field on the outskirts of the  city an old man named, .John Gamble, who lived by himself, was Killed  and the dead body of an Indian named Seneca was found on the railway  track. Two . men are held by the  police as witnesses.  Read These Carefully and Avoid  Meeting the Game Warden if  You Fail to Comply  COMMENCE WORK ON  DETROIT RIVER TUNNEL  Detroit,   Mich.,   Aug.   25.���������Work   on   to  surface  airnos  the     railroad   tunnel which   is   lobe  constructed   under   the  Detroit  river  . as-.  between  Windsor  and   Detroit-  began |  s-ations in the history of the profes-  The schooner capsized, 'sic-nal .game. The disclosures that are  The Kearsarge was brought to an- 'impending will show a combination of  chor and men in boats rescued all extraordinary illegalities involving  the. members of the crew of the jholh No,r(ll an.;| iS(Kllh u is inadvi's.  schooner, the name of which has notjab|0 at tliis .moment to make specific  yet been learned. It is believed the charges, but one of the cares is an  battleship was not injured.- indictment   of a famous  International  footballer  connected   with   an       English     club  for an attempt to  bribe  ,111c  players   of an   opposing  team   to  exactly   three mil-'. will  be appreciated  by  the world at ]ose     a match    of  great   importance,  is estimated that between two 'aree- He  lias'done,   and  is still  do-:Numerous   interests   are   involved and  ing,  that  wliich  few men, even  oecu- the consequences   inay.be  vital;   but  The  Collins   case  is  again  on      at,  Victoria,   a habeas   corpus   being now  argued   before   Mr.   Justice  Duff.   Collins  is   making  a great  light,   but    is  hardly   likely   to win.  The following is a brief but comprehensive summary of the game  laws of  tins province:  Do  not     kill  any   pheasant,  robin,  gull      chaffinch,      English   blackbird,  thrush,   lilnel,   skylark,   swan   or birds  that   eat,      noxious  inspcts.'    Beaver,  game  imported  for��������� acclimatising.  Don't  hunt   deer   with- dog,   or   for  the  hide.    Do not trap,  net or   snare,  or   take  with hailed   line   or  drugged  bait,  etc.,  any protected   bird,  or attempt it.  Do   not  take or  try  to   take  trout  with   explosives,   lime,   poisons,   net  Whether peace prevails or war continues,   President   Roosevelt's   ej orts  Mr. James Anderson living a few  miles north of^, Ladysmith left a sample of his apples a  cow or calf of caribou,  or moose, elk  seine,  drag or device other than hook  and  line.   In lakes 50 miles square or  over you  can use  nets.  Do  not      use salmon  cg������s  as bait,  this  week.    Thc apples  are a splendid "'   m "  lot .on:l   of different'-' varieties,   show- ia-^,)'_;  ing  what) can   be done-in   the.  way  of  nPlde growing  on  Vancouver Island.  or  wapt-i,  fawn of dec'',  ewe or lamb  of   big  horn.  Open Sept.      1   to March  1.���������������������������Duc'.i,  snype,   bittern,   meadow  lark,   heron,    nor  buy  and  s-.-ll  headsof sheep,   elk,  plover. j wapiti,      moose,      caribou,  nor   elk  Sept.,  Oct., Nov., Dec���������Kill grouse  teeth.  ie Ledger ollice I Pr;1ir''c chicken   and   ptarmigan,  of  moose,   elk,   caribou,   wapiti  and .three years  will  be occupied  in  today when a force of. workmen were  the   const ruction.  ,pying the high and honorable position  !of    ���������President of the great Republic  set to  work sinking  the  initial shaft j    The  Detroit   River   Tunnel      Com-   could     do,   with  safety   to his  posi-  oh the    American     side.    A  similar   pany was formed through the merger(tbn,   for  diplomacy is   a war  of wit,  shaft   will  shortly  be  sunk   on      the  of   the  Michigan  and   Canada  Kridgc.   and.,   he   who   does  not  win   usually  tunnel line on the Cunidian side. & Construction Company and thc fails to hold and command the res-  While there is still,  much   prelim in-   Canadian     and  Michigan   Bridge "  & jpect   of  the world.    Roosevelt,   is  do-  ary surveying  and  testing  lobe  douo Tunnel  Company.   The officers of the _ ing  this  and more.  the  location  of  the  tunnel  is pracfi-   new company  are:  President,   W.  II.  cally decided upon.   The actual length  Newman,   New   York;  Vice-president,  of      the underground   portion���������of   the   IL  B. Ledyard,     Detroit; secretary,  tiinnel      will  be  two  and  six-fen lbs   D.   W.   Parke,   New  York;   treasurer,  rniles  and the  distance from surface Charles F. Cox, New York,  Dr.  Dier can be found at any time  at his office on High street. His den-r g0 so fast I don't  have lime to   look  there  is good reason  to  believe that  the Football   Association  is  to  make  a dctcrniiiii-od   effort   to  cleanse      the  professional  game  of all   its impurities.  Fr-icnd���������What's that, big- box on  the  front of  the machine?  'Automobilttsb���������That's a camera for  taking  moving pictures.    .You. see,  1  The concert on Monday night prom  iscs to be a very enjoyable affair for  tho committee appointed to make  arriuigcments are hard at- work. In  addition to solos which will he. excellent,     there      will he a number of  Bulls     Do   not  sell   grouse,  ptarmigan    ot  and   prairie   chicken;   or   expose   for   sale  any  game  bird  plucked,   or  any deer,  Sept.     I  to Dec. .15.���������Deer,  moun- 'goal.,   sheep,   moose,   elk",   or  wapita,  tain   goat-,   or ra-m   of   big-horn. jov. caribou  beheaded.  Nov.  1   lo March  31.���������Take.land ot-      Kill   no game from  one hour after  ter  and   marten.    . Isunset      to   one  hour  before  sunrise.  Hag  Limit���������Five  caribou,   5   deer, 2  Sunken   punts,   swivel-guns   and    bat-  elk   or wapiti,   2   moose,  5  goat,    3  lories   are  forbidden   for  duck       and  she.'-p,   2.")()   duck,   250  snipe,   one  sea-' gec-se.  roll.  Sell   only���������Duck,  plowr      between  snipe,   heron     and  September   1   and  novel      items   whidi    'will   doubtless   Kd niarv   2K.  prove     most   'c;i'-i-rtai-ning.    Tonight |    Sell     only  the com   it'ee    and  the chil'i'.rni  who   ,,]���������   e.iriboii  are going  lo   lake p.irt  will  meet   in   hare.  Ihe Opera House.        A dunce will  be j    Muck  deer,   Sept.   1   to   Nov.   15.  goat,   moose,   big-horn .protected.  Oct.,   Nov.,   Dec,   also  Off not cold-store game, nor export from the rxovince, >deor or any  portion.  Trout  under   six   inches   long      are  THE  MAT���������  Galveston,   Ga.,   Aug.   25.-  -William  given, and this .should  prove very at--      Do   not at any  time  export  game in   Mi-hovil,   of "Galveston,   defeated   II.  tractive.   Theie    is little doubt   thai   a raw state,  or any  part or portion   Jordan  of Houston,  last night in  a  thc ��������� footballers, wyll.  have   a   crowd-   of same,  except bear,  marten ���������     and .wrestling match for  the lightweight  tjil   work   is  guaranteed   to  be  first- 'a<,  yie   sccnel-r)   nnd  so'I photograph tf' house for the public generally are  oiler;   and  g-amc   killed   on   non-resi- championship   of the  south.   Michovil  class and >ratee reasonable st. ft as I go along. anxious to support the club. jdent license.   vDo not lake or kill any winning two out of three falls. ���������e  DAltY LKDOER  IHE DWLY LEDGfR  I'ublisbed   every  day except Sunday.  OY -     THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION   WUCE  ���������0  cents   a month",    $5  per   year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  r  "CC������  v w-v v.*-���������>.%:%>��������� ���������  k. V< "WINX^NV  . <r  i'j. ���������������.���������*.��������������� -i.'s.-������x    ^t-\^  FRIDAY,   AUG.  25,   1005.  While  as lasi  way of  IMPROVEMENTS  the city has not gone ahead  as could      be die.red  in  the  inipioiomeiits     for ihe past  year,   it  has  not  stood  entirely  still  by any means. A little work here  and there on the streets, alitlle in  the way oi drains like the one fro')i_  ,1sl a\i-nuc, ou Roiberls street, to ihe  Esplanade, the new box drain down  from the Hotel Europe to- Huilei  street, the grading of- .hat aumii)  from the city limits to High street,  some work done on Roheits, above  1st avenue, thc building and iixibg  up in convenient foton the City Halt,  besides the land on which it nWinds,  and many more minor improvements,  might be mentioned. While. vU' may  well' hope to see more extensive ini/  provcnients carried on the coming  year, wc cannot feel otherwise but  that the council has done well to  get as far along as they have. it  is a thankless job, serving thopuhlic,  as a rule,, and    service in the Lady-  >   I  J WISt i WEf.ft  Si  p  %  Ii  a %  t JI  i ������ &".  1������5  INT������LU6������!i'J!:K  SanK-lc Ccp'ss Free  Write for Quo  -    l.i:  ,.������i    v''������    fullest    '.feifeg-mi       i  .-���������~'\<-    I'soin   ill    pdJld   of   tha   v/u-  i V- ' i >��������� ^-tiiio aud lorsj new*.     I;      r  uiiJ biin^v cdiiioii,  7f>c j)*r ������ic,  Vho !nv<f������*bi iii.<l'maat coiupiste t>v.  dt.y   paper north   of  Saa   Praia*!* -  ?|itt.irtl    departments    of    ttt.-i-;<  Ol'   fil.Jlitlll,   Of   WUUteil'B 'infra.        I  \<i? ���������s'iiriaa, $2.1)0 por y������������r  All the ao������-i of tlie w*������k In eouol���������������.  da toiled form., THE TW10E A.  WEEK. KDIT10H, 13 THE BEST  TWICE A WEEK PAFEB PXTB-  LISKED ON THE 2ACU10 COAST.  Wiite for sample copy and to oo*������-  viiiced. Subscription prlo*. $1.00  per year.-  -    -:  All Postmasters WM Tukt  <&  !>iSV-iM5L!lG"NC������it CO.. Seattlt, Wish.  S. P. W3ST0JT, BusIoms JbJiagw.   '  ^���������*^vv*.i*������v-i'^^x-v*c*>;*^.k^*^v^  )mith  council      is>no exception.      If -       .-    .     ,,,. ���������   ..,   ,,���������wi ������������������  ihe pro-sent council find it possible  la   a dishonest hair  in    1 uffer s   head.  eairy out  tile piT-senl  plans for lighting  lhe    city, and    do  this outenns  so that it  is    a good proposition for  ilie    lily     they  will ha\e done we'll,  and if  the public   will  ,islen  and   reason  together  ,  will  bear  evidence on  llie    sub'jecl     from some one wc'.! in-  lunned   en      lhe subject,     whom ihe  coinicil   will  no doubt  have here, who  can    lav o'-'t plans  the city s'louhl fo  avc   reached   iheir   '.ongist,    liuvt ai  electric     light       sj-viec       irslalhd  which  will  be a good imestiixnl and  good property for the city lo own.  '���������'I   thomrhi, von  ������a\d   there   wasn't  "'Bosh! He'd' steal a red-hot stove  and   you  know  it."    -  "Of course; but look "at "his head,  man���������he's  bald."  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue.& Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Prices   Moderate  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and gocd  .Rooms  PORTLAND HOTEL  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  t  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HIRE >:���������:   :������������������:   See J.   KEMP,  or leave orders with  BLAIR &   ADAM  tflRST  AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  MROM, DEATH TO DEITH  Mr.   Geoige Thomas  Deith, a master  mariiivr,      who  li.es  at    Forest  Gate,   h,as  rid    himself pf a surname  lo  which reasonable ejection miglit  .e taken,       Until he pjavc- notice recently     of his    execution    pf a deed-  poll, he was known, as George Thomas  Death.   His  most exciting adventure at sea, apart from being nearly  washed overboard several times,  was  when ne was shipwrecked while sailing from    Australia to San Francisco,   The   crew ol   hjs vesspl put off ,  in two small boats aiid neatly drift-,  ed ashore    on an island inhabited Ly  caniiiLals.   They  were eventually rescued by a friendly tribe, after having  becii for    two days    without food or  drink, during    which tjmp pne pf the  men     died    and" two    wept mad and  jumped overboard.    - He had a series  of  hairbreadth  escapes   in   Australia,  where he- left his    fillip and journeyed  up country into     the bush*. 'Here ho  was    nearly    drovned     in a1 swampy-  inarsh, narrowly     escaped losing his  life in a bush fire, lost his  way, and  fiita'in nearly     perished'     from thirst.  His peal njijpct in changing his name,  is that he is now acting as first o!������������������- j  c-cr    and    lie hones soon  to  have a <  command.   He     thinks that few i as-  sengers would     care about risking a  voyage in a, ship captained by Death |  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO.  Ml, F.  O. E. :-: :-: _ :-: :-j ������������������  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  drd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President, B Forciinmer; . W������rthy  Secretary,  C  H.  Rumminss.  ( mm  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our customers are always pleased  wUh thc wall and ceiling papeis  they have selected from our charmingly varied stock, as well as ",with  thc skillful way our workmen hang  it. General approbation is given our  interior decorations. May we make  up an estimate for you? -   .  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aad water colors, pianoforte and vocal leasoas giT-  ea in classes ������r individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B   C.'  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Canadian Pacific  Railway  ���������������������������.������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIPTICKETS  ,    Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points  AT LOWEST RATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  For Sailing Dates, Rates and full  information,  8e Govt. Street,   Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight���������&. Pass.,Agt  Nanaimo, B.C.  Ladysmirh Wallpaper 'Oepot McKinnell &Woodbank.  I HARRY   KAY  FIRST AVENUE  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������RaUs *1.25 i-i.dM.50���������  Free bus'to all Bteamboat landiiic and  railway depots.    Electric cpre every tin  minutes to all parts of   the city.   Bur  and table^uraxcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER  B, C.  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First ClaW.  Commercial Mens' headquarters."  Fire Proof   > Buildiag.        >  Dealers In  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladysmith, B.C.  GEO, YUEN  ���������   _Merchant Tailor  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  I  miis  Ladsymith  fTR|        W  B. C  CUM  Any  TH6 CITYT^KRIOTl  R. Williamson Prop  jst. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  ������2������5SSS33������S3S2&S^:i&&K������?  ���������  Public Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Ogiivie Fiour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers  ol   ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a   vastly   improved  and   purified  form  by the*aid of ELECTRICITY  and  having secured control of   all the hasic patents relating thereto, tali'e this opportunity of advising   the  public   that  any  unauih-  flour  purifying piocesses   will be pro-.  oiizt'd users of the electricil  Bcc/ited.  Ogiivie Flour Mills Compau y 'Iii mited  are +lio  only     millers iu Canada whose   Flour is  purified by the electric process  This   Hotel'hag    been  comj  leLely       Board and lodging  Si.00 per day.  renovated.  OT  PRETORIA  Bar  Supplied  with' the  Best  Wines,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Liquors  and Cigars.  Kind  of  HILBERT  wmj&fsgg&mss&tmsm:  August 14th and 15th  ,$87.50 ;  tFINAL RRTURN LIMIT 90 DAYS.  August 21th and 25th', September lfi  and 17th CHEAP RATES to ' ALL  P.jints East. ONE.FARE plus $10  for THE  ROUND TRIP.  For full  uarticulars call on or address  Job  Done Promptly and  WELL  ���������     I.   .<;   . r  Al  the  Ledger  Office  Geo. Roberts       X  Prop  1st   Avenue  SHH  HENRYS NURSfRiES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown Ac   Imported  GARDEN,  S. G. YERKES,  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  E. R. STEPHEN  . 78 Government st  Victoria, B.C.  FIELD  SEEDS.   ,r   ;���������'  and  FLOWER  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,   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  th������ Mil I:  via  If  III  UNION  PAUL  the  Pacific  The only   line  now  making  DEPOT    connections  at ST.  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with  through     trains     from    the  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   L'.;VU::-iT  RATES,   THE  FASTEST   1!MK.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  l^or complete  information   ask your  local agent or write,  F.  W. PARKER  General   ^gent,  710 2nd Ave., Seattle^  HOTEL     LELAND:  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from CP;R, Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovate  ed and re-niodelled.. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone, 1-4. : ;  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OP COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER'ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  6eneral Manager.  THOS. KIDDIE.  i  i  9  Smelter Manager. |  K������^^������^%^fc^'4&ft%^'t^'^~fe'&*������tt^^  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  ���������   - t    ;  WORK PROMPTLY DO*"^  Le&ve orders at the' Abhotsford.  LADVSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH  STREET.  :���������:���������: Beat in the City :���������:���������J  RATKB fa.oo PRR DAY  SAMPItKROOMd  RAU SUPPLIED WITH B^3������  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and Ashing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  ^c*e^������^������^*^e^������^o^*H-o)Ke^������^������}Ko;KO;������������)Ko}K������^������^������^e^������  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  X  X  X  m  * PHONE 66  LADYSMITH $  ^*K^;k^X^X^X���������X^X^Xm  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  TelephoneJ'16.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS   AT   PIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITII-Shlngles a Specialty,  ���������Manufacturers    of���������  Rou&h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  3c*aooed  and' Kiln Dried  Flooring     and  Finishing    Limber  ia   Stock*  TICKET;  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  OFFICE  and   Vatea  Sts.,  Vi<  3  3  One ol which is .the famout "North  Coa^t Limited,"  Up-to-date  ,  Pullman   and     Tourist  sloepers on all trains. Through tickets  issued  to  all   points  East     and  South,   also   Pullman  tickets   issued  and berths reserved.  Excursion rates now in effect  to Portland Fair, Round trip  rate $11. Only directline to  Yellowstone Park. _  Steamship tickets on sale to ��������� all-  European points. Very low rates  jiow in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved  by wire.  For furthsr particulars call or  write the office. Pb.one Main 45G.  A. D" CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.',        General Agtnt  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, cTORONTO  IB.'B. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gcn'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  I88UED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under  ��������� ���������     3 cents ���������    <���������  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  ������������    $10       " " $30   10 centa  ���������������    $30        " ��������� " $50    15 centa *  These Orders are Payable at Par .it any pllice in O   inula of a Chartered B������nfc  (Yukon excepted), and at tlie principal bunk'nnr point:,   a the United Stutwa.  NRGOTIAIII.K AT A FIXBH RATH A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittin   small suiiKt of uion������f  with safety and at Kinall   ost.  LADVFVJTH BRANCH -< W.  A.  CORNWALL.   Mamager,  BOOTS AND SHOES  AT  RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   ���������  speciality.  THOHAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, 13. C. "  Best accommodation for transient  md permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar Is up-to-  d������te. Rates $1.09 a day and up-  w\rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  B^BlMait (m: :������-: :������������: >*=*; Ladysmith  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP  LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED  AND KRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to bs de*  livered at any time.  Employment Agency;,  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM ������R0DU(I  Orders will lie delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and^at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on tfct  Esplanade.  JAS, SABMOC^    , ; jj DAILYrL,KI>GER  PARISIAN   BURGLARS   CAUGHT   ,audpioved'  to   be the   burglars    who,  PlanB, Specifications and Details ��������� furnisheM for all kinds  of work in the CARPENTER  Line  C B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, 2nd ������ve', Ladysmith,  B.  C.  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  "CALEDONIAN"  11\   THE   PHONOGRAPH.  Wh;Jc  the  husband,   a  skipper,     <i������  away  on   the main,  his  faithful  wife,  who lives  in Paris,   in  the   populous  Rue  d'Allemagne,  sils   at home,  her  thoughts     full  ot" him.    He  left his  true  wife  a phonograph  when he last  went  to   sea,    after  reciting into it  his   most  successful   pieces.    His repertory     goes     from  gay  to grave,  from     tlie songs of Polin,   who does  tlie     comic     trooper  on five or six  Paris  music-hall  stages  every  night,  to   the lachrymose poetic narrations  of Ooppcc.   A week ago tlie fine wea-  ihi'r     was     'too   much for  her.   She  wc������J.  to  spend  a few  days  in       the  country,   and  actually   left  her  husband's treasured voice behind  in Par-  had biokcii into the gra^s-widow's  flat- She lms reco'v emi none of her  trinkets or valuables, except the  plionogiaph,. but the faithful wife is  happy, because she can listen once  more to the absent mariner's monologues.  "���������������  r4*^*-������**M'������M*>-M'''K*^-f'K-*>^  POLICE HAVE A STIFF  FIGHT WITH GIPSIES  There was an exciting scene at  Hands worth, during the eviction of a  colony of gipsies from a piece of hind  J nown as the Black Patch. For '10  years the nomads have made their  home here, and several unsuccessful  attempts have been made to dislodge  them, and six weeks ago. an inpin-j-  tion was.obtained in the High court  is. When she returned home she saw [ai1,1 as Mcy refused to go, a party of  the hand of Providence in the spectacle   of  her flat.   All   the   furniture  No part of British Columbia today offers so many advantagss to the  investor as does VANCOUVER 1SL AND.    l  Its vast and varied natural weal th has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has never beem promiently laid  before the public. '  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  -:o:  was  upside  down,   rifled,- all   of    her  small  valuables   were  gone,   trinkets,  jewels ajid clothes, and,  worsl   of all,  the phonograph  had been sto.en  too.  For  days   she   wandered   about   despairing. Not  for    months,      perhaps  never again,  whould  she hear       her ,  sailor's sturdy  voice.      Suddenly she j  was  riveted   to  the spot  while  pass- '  iirg   down an    nJI'ey    at   La Villeflc. J  >heriff's office-is, suppoitcd by about  fifty members of the Staflordshire  constabulary, forcibly ejected them.  The decree of the High Court was  presented by one of the ofliccis to. an  old member of the tribe named J.ov-  cridgc, but he defiantly refused lo  clear off. "Do you think r am going  to Jea\e my home after I've been  here so many lyears,'''- he asked.  "Don't you      attempt it or you'll   be  NANAIMO,   B. C.  flanufa cturers of the  BEST   BEER  In |British Columbia  Lager  Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  i  X  I  i  ,...,,        , so"y   f<->r  it.-'   The   womenfolk      ap-  She l.a,d heard the, old familiar voice ' plauded the oid man 'and -is lh'������n>  again singing Uic comic trooper's | was ���������o .sign of surrender the nii,���������-<  son,. She   rushed   to   the   police M*l;[ commenced"    the   'Sol.iSon   oMno  fence enclosing  the encampment. Tho  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD  SILVER  IRON  COPPER '  lion'and   brought constal les  to    the  place.    The  voice  was  still  thunder*  /ing,      flu's   time a pathetic .seafaring  yarn.   -"It is he, it is my absent Ku-  qcne's voice," she cried and thc police  dashed      into   the   house.   They  found  in   the cellar  half  a'dozen-rascally , looking    men sitting around a  women seized hodd of the wiie and  thero wa.s a violent tug of war. "Then  they pelted thc ofticers with stones,  Jiiid sticks -wore used freely. Lover-  idge "bespattered the invaders with  far, and as matters were getting, ser-  Miners' Drilling  Made to order and Repaired at short,  notice.   Drill Sharpened  by ii*  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  S hips mi thing    in aJV   it������    ^ranhe  Horseshoers and Oener a! Blacksmiths.  R. LAWSON    __  BuJler Street   -    -    ~    -    Lady ���������srnithT'B C  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :-: ._: -_: ._; :_B.C.  Phonograph  in  fite  of laughter, while l���������l U,c P^./'lio had beer, drawn  ��������� '  ���������/   >     J:-      ... ,.., ."P J" a, double line promptly ancsted  it roared out to them  the dramatic'  monologue.    The   men   were  secured,  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared  soil known to man, ' I ���������  WHEAT VEGET ABLES  OP  will grow almost any product of the  OATS  RYE  ALL KINDS  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt  a literal  land  policy, >nd  tht     1,500,000\acres controlled,   by  Me terms to actual settlers  them will be disposed of on:reason-  Government lands can lie secured  who desire a new home in a country  aud      money can be made by those  possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY,1-"LEDGER, Ladysmi th, 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,  rhere hundreds of great colliers come  in  each  year. -  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF TH E      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow ii?  'mportance as the Island is  developed.  --o--  Subscribe for and  read THE  DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good npf]S) an(] goo(* board.  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied an1 is in charge of  JOS. PELLIQRINELLI  FOR DISPOSAL,OF MINERALS.  , ON DOMINfoN LANDS IN MANITOBA  THE NORTHWEST  TERi  RITORIES     AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY.,  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the gioss output.  . .Quartz���������Persons of eighteen  years  and over and  joint stock companies  holding  free miners'  certificates  may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free miner's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50, to $100 per annum for  a company .according  to  capital.  A. free     miner,  having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet  by marking out  the  lame with two legal posts,  bearing  location notices, one at each end   ou  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded - within  fifteen days if located within 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 niay, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other' requirements, purchase th** land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may  be granted by the  Minister, of     the Interior  to   lor ate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding ifjO acres.  .   The     patent for a mining location  shall provide for the payment   of   a  Royalty of 2������ per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining���������Manitoba and  the  N.W.T., excepting��������� the  Yukon Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North SasUat  ������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 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed     or bars of the river  below low  water  marK, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive,  entries for bar  diggings or  bench claims,  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  dredge for each hftee,   mi/es or fraction is sufheient.   P.ental,   $10     per  nnum for each mile ol river leased'.  Royalty at the rate of 2������ per cent,  collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term pf  twenty years, also renewable.  The I������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  Istday of August in the year ot tlie  the date of the lease. . ���������  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental,- $100 per mile for  first "/ear     and     $10 per''    iniio for,  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek,     gulch,    ri\er and hili  claims shall not exceed 250 feet     in  eugth, 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 scpiare.  Claims -aie 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 fruction.  The person or company stuking a.  claim must bald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled 'to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party^consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary  claims  only.  .Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at yie rate  of two and one-half per cent,  on the  alue of the gold, shipped from     the  ���������Yukon-Territory to be paid tte     the  'omptroller.  .   No  free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      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  and .another obtained     on  the same creek, gulch or river by giv-  ng notice and paying a fee.  Work  must  be done on a claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate  that work  has       been  done must  be obtained each year;     if  not, the claim Ai.ll be deemed to   be  abandoned,   and    open  to occupation  and entry  by a nee miner.  The boundaries of a claim may    be  defined absolutely  by having a survey  made and publishing  notices  in    the  Yulvon  official  Gazette.  Petroleum���������All   unappropriated   Dominion lands in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within  the Yukon Territory,  are open to   j respecting for  petroleum,  and  the  Minister  may reserve for an individual or company  having  machinery on   the   land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he'may decide,  the length of width shall not cxceci  three times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding (540 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to thc prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre sir."  the remainder of the tract icservci.  namely, 1,280 acres will be sol.!  at thc rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  several of the gipsies.     Five of them  were bundled into a prison van which  had been     brought up in     readiness.  One wom.in; brandishing a knife, lush  ed in thc 'direction of a wooden shan  t,v amidst,     excited  cries of  "let. 1 lie  dogs loose,"     1'iut she was oV'ertaken  f.nd     placed .   in  the van.   Meantime  the work of demolition  was proceeding and finally     the gipsies accepted  lhe inevitable and ho.fh men and \vo-  lbcn prepared for ajir/acefuli departure  Straggling-droves of hens and  ducks  were  got      together     and  placed in  caravans      with   the   .children.      The  vehicles were     then formed into line,  and driven off in search, of new quarters.  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That the place to BUY YOUR M EAT  is  where the slaughtering  ��������� done locally?   We are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send us.  and     can    GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND CLEAN  PAN NELL   &,    FLASKET!  STFVENS BLOCK,       GAT/.U?** Sm'^JT  1J-  -���������"*  LADYSMI TO  J.++^++^^+++^++++++++++++������+������4-*.++ ��������� ������ ������������ + + .m~H-H-+-H  The ;,latc  secretary, of  state'  John  Hay,  was  fond  of lelUne; a story of  a king-  who   once   upon   a time  fell into a state, of deep melancholy. Com I  physicians;could  do nothing for-him,  and were  in   dispair,   when   accr-Jain  very  wise  man   bethought, himself of  the  well  known"'cure  of  sleeping   in  the  shirt  of  a pei feet ly   happy  man  overnight.       So  com tiers   were  dispatched" everywhere  in  search  of   the  shirt  of a perfectly   happy   man.   One  by      one   they   returned   from   the-ii  fruitless search   throughout  the  vast  kingdom.    At  last  only   t-ne courier  remained out,  and  he.  too,  began   to  despair  of finding the shirt -of a perfectly happy man. It   was just about  twilight,  and   lie was   riding   over    a  village green,  when  he was attracted  by   the careless   laughter   of  a disiep-  utahlc bPgga,r who  was stretched full  length upon  the swj-rd.  '���������'Are you  a perfectly happy man?"  demanded the      courier,' reigning   in  his horse.  "I   am," said   the, beggar.  "A  "thousand   crowns   for  the   loan  of your  shirt!"  "But   I haven't  any,"   replied     the  beggar.  ?!  ���������4-  ���������*���������;  <ry.  LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO. x J  J-  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FURNITURF  ED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.  MOV-  ���������4.  ������������������>  Stables .in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  ~i  .   WJLLIAM5  U)    / \ ; v : r  4..4-^M^*H.*f-4-4*M-4-4>^i->>-4--f 4-M 4^44-4-*f444-4-*M-*-4"M-^4-f-f4^f*f 4 ���������*  t  S^f^sS^l^Ss:  FROM THE  ACTORY  TO YOUR  HOME  Freight   is  a very considerable iiem,  tin   the importation of  Furnituic���������es-J  fpecially   amongst   1he  cheaper  lines.  THESE WE MANUFACTURE  cil.  JAS.  A.  SMART,  Deputy Minister of thc Interior.  Pevartmont of the Interior, ^ . .<  SYNOPSIS.OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING   REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal ��������� lands   may  be  purchased at $10 per acre for soft coal   and  $20 for   anthracite.   Not  more  than  320 acres;can. be.acquired by one individual  or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds    shall      be 'collected  on   the  gross output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from .$50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A     free iu-iner,  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  thc claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $o00 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.  Thc patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2h 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, $.|(i per annum for each mile  of river teased. Royalty at the rale  of 2J per cent collected on thc output after it exceeds $10,000.  ���������;: W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister of  the In-  'eriar.  ourselves from Naliivc Woojis���������en-?  suring the LOWEST POSSIBLE'  COST���������and have-.met. with GREAT j  SUCCESS   from all introduced. j  WE flENTION  A tB\V j  Coolcs.'treasure Tables  $5.00 ea  Kitchen Cupboard or Dressers with  Glass Doors in  upper     half.  Size 7ft. <1, by  4ft 4.  ..'....��������� ...,..,..  $12.50  Msat      Safes,  Fir,   Antique,  Outside   measurement  58x42-  xl7       $4.oo:;  . %  Have you our    Catalogue?-  PAINTING,  1 PAPEKHANGING  ETC.  "Work .done'properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.   E.  SMITH.  Pj-.-.-  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and Buifder  if  REPAIRING of  all kinds  pro*-  attended to.     Shop on Gatacre  ;twlLif    i ���������mill    i        ������������������  VICTORIA,B.Q  Solicitor,  Etc.  in    Loan  !?bnsi  St. \VMM  -LADYSffll  Ladysmith   remp'e No.  5  Rat1 I  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow1  2nd  and 4th  Tuesday at 7.30 p.  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  on.  PAINTING  AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDING  Orders Promptly   Execute d      LADYSMITH  L\Dfr3,vIir.-i 3. ���������V*-  ?3"������  IV  ���������A  -v-flf  Tfi������   DAILY   tBBGE^  1KU. 11HIS  Foicimmer'B     window   is   a money  saver.  BANJO     FOR  SALE CHEAP- A  Victor & Dobson banjo in  lnst-cUbS  'condition  for  sale cheap.   APP.lv-   "���������  Shanks'  barber  shor,  1st  avenue.  STRVY   DOG-Came   to my house on  2nd   Aven.w-a   small   female,   liter- .  colo.ed,   joung.    Owner'is   revested  to  remove  sam^Jtc-W,.   Watson.   A  Mr.   J- Tlaworlh   went  down  line on  this morning's train.  Rev.  Ta\lor,   of Wellington,  passed  through on  the-noon  train.  Mr    and      Mis. Howie,   who   have  been   staving  with   Mr.   and   Mrs.  W.   Watson   for   some   time,   left     on  liic  ndon   U'o-'n   for   Vancouver.  NCANS  TOWNS1TB EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  -    DUNCANS, V. 1.  in town  lots whioh are utiyr ���������flerea  Forcimmer's  tractive.  window  is  teiy  at-  A small .area has been laid off  at  LOW   PRIfEM   AM    D ON  EASY TERMS.  The  future  of  the  Cowichan      District   and   Yanc.uver   Mart  WHI  weed   expectations  and   this is a good chance - a safe ������*  profitable   in\ est mint.  Miss J. Peelc, who has been Ihu  ouest oi Re% and Mrs. Bowen al  the Reel01 y for several weeks ic  mined to her home in New Westminster this  morning,  Dr R. B. Did', %\ho went up to  Nanaimo yesterday at noon, retuined  on this morning's train.  The concert last evening, consider-  in,r its excellence, and the good use  thut is lobe made oi the moneythat  Wtts taken In, was not as well pat-  ron,,ed as could have bee. ������>slu<l-,  the thcatr-j being only "a" ������lUd.  II should ha\c leen crowded.  S    \    G.  Finch,   of Victoria,       is  -        " '   ��������� f���������...     ,1-,,-s in Ladysmith.  <���������-spending a tew      ua.^ m  Mr        Finch   is   connected   with    U-  Wcek    Victoria's   brifilil.   ������ewsy weekly    winch is  .income pallor  whe.  em   found.  Try Carter's  Jce-C'ream.   -Pusi   Av.  Do vou know that y.ou can get the  finest "stationary   in   town  at it  Drug Store?  Tomo.row the Pnsbytei'iai, Churc-b  Sund.iv School P'.cnic will he held  at  -Mr    Poller's  lanch,   near   CheinJ.l  SEE I LANS AND P1UCES  Agents, J. STEWART J-" WMITTOME  Ladysmith,   V.  I.  Duncans,  V. I.  mis.  be  weather is anything like  the  DOMINION EXHIBITION  1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER 7-1905  Under the Auspices of thc Royal   Agricultural ������nd  industrial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C.  $100,000.03  IN  PRIZE*  AND  ATTRACTIONS  $100,000.00  lt is todaj thc cluldien wiU no doc r I  have a glorious time. The spot '  -wheic thc picnic is to be held is onu  ol Uu: prettiest possible to find .n  this Mcinily. A big ciowd is e\-  peclcd lo go down. The childu'ii  lea\e on Uic 9 o'clock train and ie-  tiiin at, 7 o'clock. Tickets can iel  proem ed fiom Rev. Hoyle. J  Look   in   Forcimmer's window  and  something  will surprise you.  Tickets tor  the Rv.  Ledger stake*  are on   sale  at J.   Stewart's.   O ���������������������������      '���������  FOR THE 100  IN VANCOUVER  Kilarged   sr������un������s,  uew,  kandsfiai aid spaoieus bnili'w������gs.  WORLt'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   KYBNTS     ii   R0WtN������   awl_LA.������R3S������������,  HOIWHE  RACING;.,  ���������rwitche '-i esting." Military  Parades aad  Bxereiees.  KOYA.L IRISH tt UAftPS aud ether   Famous  IANBS.   . .  ��������� RAND   WATMR   GARNIv'AL���������Parade ml'   Fiaser  Ri������'������r   Fisfci������|   Pleat  Patrol Beats, H'lVl. Warships,  iittljia   War' Casees,  ate.    '   Iirii**{spajts'.  far  all iafei'atatie*  winte W.  H.   KEARY,   SeeaeUiy   at*   afaaafae.j  N������tr Westau������titet, B. ���������.  ' Joe Cartwrisrhtleaves on tonight's  transfer for Vancouver t<- enter, the  100-yard swimming contest at ��������� En-  ���������riish BaV: Mr- Cartwright is said  to be a s-trohji-. and fast swimmer and j w-a-tch  i.e  bioteii     up, as' the Brussels  ball*  was    broken up, ���������   to the i)Oom of the  distant cannon,  ''(.harming     rubbernecks," is what  the indulgent Ameiican would call  them. Tl.ey stand aiound the piano  in Iho hotel parlor and sing in chorus  peneisions of >"Tamiiiany" thai ce'e-  biale the     prowess of the Japanese  and Uneaten to .shatter thc comity  ol nations, 'lhcy lxmi'/c the ferocious  looking Tachibana and try lo snip  oil' his brass buttons. They make  ejes aS thj big, gallant Russians,  frat'Orni'/.c with the Muscovite and  English newspaper con espowk nls,  crowd into, the circle when lhe olli-  cial news is handed out ti."the pie-,s,  and gather ��������� outside thc windows to  thc telegraph opeialois send  should  make -good an  his class.  Mr.    ing despatches, or the correspondents  Cart-wri^ht-'s   father   was,- in  h.n.day,   inditing forecasts  a famo,v.s long-distance man, winning  with- his English' partner... Little,, the  first and second money-in one of lhc  famous six days v go-as-you please  'contests of Convent Garden, New-  York City.    -  Prom this dais on five cents  buy a nice, cool glass of beer  Jones'   Hotel. ���������  'will  at  CAI'TAIN   OOLLISTER   ADDS  TO HIS RESIDENCES HERE  Captain Collisler, oi Victoria, who  has lately built half a doxeu new  houses in Ladysmith for rent, must  l.o satisfied' with the. future outlook  for the place, as he has now purchased' the three llannay houses, on  . '.ivil avenue. 'Mr. and Airs. Mannay,  it is understood', contemplate, removing to California.  ^������>,p ��������� i ������^������������������afc,w ,1  ���������i ���������  he  following  September masa-  Kines are now in' Ainslies, Argisy,  'I'opular, Wide AVovld, Metropolitan,  Cosmopolitan and All-Story al  Knight's  Hook Store.  rJITE fl.'IRLS   AT  POiri'SMOUTII  ������������������������������������T-lif.fse. summer girls at Portsmouth  contribute; - n. ''round (A revelry ly  'night", to a     .situation  that may yet  Women have pl*a\cd a pait in  wheedling important secrets from  d'plomats, but these' sumuver buttci-  flies are not of the sort thai v.ould  know a diplomatic secret- if they saw  it. They arc highly feminine and  irresponsible, and may be the Russian staff contains a Bourgcl who  will put them in a book. And yet  il seems as if there cught to be a  few more fathers at Portsmouth to  keep the young American idea in  hand.  picked up a shipwrecked Jap who  was lound clinging" t thc keel ci his  upturned boat. The rescued man tells  ihe slorv that while fishing on" llie  mouth of thc ITaser on - Wednesday  in company with a f.-llow countryman their boat suddenly capsized,  flu owing them both into tee water  his companion drowning leforc his  eyes, whib he clung to the keel un-  iVl icscned by the Dunsmuir.  o   ���������  THE  GENERAL  WAS  HOT.  The  following anecdote was told of  General   Oilman   Marston,   a once   famous   New .Hampshire  lawyer,  says  the   Hoston Herald.    General     Mars-  ton   was   attending court   at   Dover,  when   a young  attorney   made  a. mo-.  (ion   that  was denied  by   the court.  The young man  remonstrated against  what'he thought was the wrong ruling  of  thc judge. So  vehemently  did  be" remonstrate that he was  fined 510  for  contempt  of court/. An   older, at^  toriiey   took   the  matter   up  and was  JTft|Tifl!f  -:-  -i-  .1  With Most Hen  it "isn't     so much what tli.iy  pay ior Shirts, as it is what  they     get for     their money.  They want to fell safe as to  'Style,,    Material,     Fit, and  good Shirt making  llliitd a similar sum.'.Sf.ll another,  who thought he stood a little bctt������f  with the judge, endeavored to straij  ghten the matter out,- but he, too,  ennched the coffers ol trie state toy  paying a "ten spot"   for  contempt.  Gcucial  Marston   was then seen  to  lise  in  ho seat  and   aihance  to  the  clerk's  desk.    Taking   his   long   pock-  etbook from his  pocket, he  took out  two   HO   bills and  laid  them on the  desk. ' '  "What  is  that for?"  asked       the  court.    -'  I   want  you  to  distinctly  under-,  stand,"   said  thc  general,   "that    I  haAc     just  twice as much contempt  for  ' this d  court as any man  here,  and I am paying for it."  - ��������� ,      ���������       ���������  Have you seen Maggie Riley wearying   that, pretty,   ready-to-wear  hat,  '.eeently purchased     at Simon Leiser  U Co.'s Ltd.?  THE R1KLE���������  ,   Toronto,   Ont.,   Aug. "24.���������At      the  Ontario      Rifle   Association  meeting"  today     Private     Cavcn, of the 5th  Regiment,   Victoria,. won  the silver'  medal and  $12- in  all  comers aggre-1  "gate by  a score -of 292.        * '  t + ���������  Dr. Dier's, office is open e*eni������gs  and ������ppointni(Mts can be made Ior  | work at any-time through the week.  Oily first-class dental work is turned out and it is ilo'ne at re������sona!ble  prices " *t  Idpitk Boat Mi\\  tstiklrslKlt  Lauaeh aad FU*b������m BeAtB ml mil  !&������/##���������** ter ������|ie. l������At| huil't  ^ ${4kr tM Re#aiTed. Spiaek *ar"s a  RCMNA  Of SIJMMCR COODS  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  Fair Stock.-  , W������ guarantee these articles to be all NEW GOODS, and must  -be. sold, as,.we- do not intend carrying over any Summer Stock  for another seals on. <;, -*' ^  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  MARRUP AND ^AY1������N.  BOAT     BUILBS1ML  GATACRE ST  LADYSMITH  W.G.Pfaser  Maunfacturefs of tht Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOri  N������ne but Union Lab,   Ejnploy od  fi J. BOOTH, Prop.  Now We Aim To  ha\e our shuts perfectly correct���������but wo never foi get the  money saving also. The  new Kail Shirts aic of Foreign and Domestic material  in Wcuulsomc New Patterns  of Sli ipe and Figure.  N������Tie������.  i  Fi*m      tkis iat������ tihs undersijaed  will  sat mm xunfasMm. tmt a������y ia-  debt������ds������ss     i������eurr������d ������xc*pt ������������������      a  writtca .������Mi������r aigatd \y the saer*tary  Rowland Ma������hia. " ���������     "   -'���������  V.  I.  ���������IPLORATI6N A ������EVEL-  ��������� PM������NT CO.", LTD.   ' ^ "f'"���������'  Noa P������rs������nal LiafciKty.  Victoria, B. G., May ISth, 1905.  MerchantTailor^  (ist Avenue}  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice  GUNS   RIFLES   SHELLS  COMPLETE STOCK JUST  ARRIVED  and they     inclua* ���������the fallowing weil  known makt malces-  FARKER & LE*EVRE;SHOT   GUNS, SAVAGE & WINOUESTBR  RIFLES,.BROWNING AUTOMATIC  SHOT GUN,  K^YNOCK,  EL  EY ������ VULCAN SHSLLS: ** , '  I ;'>. Sr������f������  Appointments may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on Hig,h street ������t  ������         --  NA'NAIMO  Owiiif'; to the scarcity oT water in  ihe mill stream and not yet having  I heir boilers installed in tlie new  (garters, the local electric li������;ht  company have 'been forced to have  the current cut off throughout the1  city 'for several alights past, but-they  expect to have everything in shape  by Saturday, after which there will  be no trouble, about the .iuic-e, but  everybody will have sullicit I and to  spare.  Thc steamer     Roht.  Din:,.uiir ai  rived in port on     Wcdiicfid;     and  on  the way over from  the Mai.'.Liid she  LEADER  soms.  COLLARS  '���������The very latest and every  height,  in     every size.     Wo  ��������� male a specialty of i\fens'  Furnishings.  UITS  IN SERGE kND TWEED  At Half Price To C!ear  CALL EARLY AND GET A BARGAIN  K/3UST BE SOLD TO MAKE ROOM  ^s^mm^ ms&GK-  Fresh ground coffee,  35C.IB.  1 Ground while you  fit     ���������       ���������    :  wait  i  Ah Wing ^ Co.  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' a.id dents' Clothes Made to  Order.  PERFECT FIT #UARAN1>: VI.  LADY5MITH,   B.   C.  NOTICE  Notice is heieby fiven that 'at tlie  next sitting of tho Board ���������! Licensing Commissioners el tbe. City ef  Ladysmith, 1 intend to mak������ ai>  plieation for a transfer of tn������ Reta 1  Liquor licence mow held by at fer  the premises k uown as tbe Queen's  Tletel, situate upon Lots L3 aad 14,  hloek 75, Ladysmith, B. (S., from myself to Leopold Lepas:  DE$IR1 HHMPTY  Ladysmitk, 22nd July, 1995.  J. STEWART        J  Conveyancing     ^ ^    Notary Publit  P. 6. BOXa6������ *  V525 Cash buys one of the neatest  and , best finished homes in town.  First-cUiiss location.  LADYSMITH HARDWAUE. CO., Ltd  Why Buy From Peddlars?  U you aie not Satisfied you hav^.-Uunf ^U^m  are here since this town was  ������ st    la lieda .i  ,tlm   as" a fust-class   hou-e      Ve c.a ,y noU ^  best  quality  of gocxls "-    *f���������JZ   >av and no  tcaielUpc ex-  are small.   .Wc have no fat *f^sio ��������� ,     am) d0Iljt be  penses     Call and compare our pricus anu ou.  0  deceived.  B.FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER.  JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue.   X   X   X.     LadyimJth.   B^  Stoves  Pattern and Latest  $250���������Secures   two    line  lots  i   few  .yards  from the Postpffice.  $.400 .on  mortgage. {      '  $150���������Casih   secures   good   four-room  ed  dwelling.  Balance $200  We are making them of the Nswsst  " ,���������  vstyles.- -,-������������������  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK ���������'..'..  Our Prices are Reasona   ble _  SEE OVR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  LAD/Slir.l  3 i\j V J^d   i"    ������'*-*  -----   ��������� ���������  Di &. sro.vs w^:<5 cp., ltd  FOR  RENT.  The hotel apartm������its of the Portland    Hotel,      consisting  of twenty  ui.-Lo.jiu-    land  .  riubci,        uon������"������������������������   ������������    ...���������.-  'in time.   6*������n1e,      includiag   kitchen,   pantry  __ -,   st������reVroo������H������,   14  bedrooms,  well  fu:  .     . . . .... .      ...T J-I.-.. i.      4-1  $300���������t'ash   secures   7-roome'd   irjusc  tiiha.e,  $250,   on   time.  ffi TH&T IHE HIDE  MARK  lilii M ADAM.  $200���������Cash,and $10 per. month for a  four-roomed house with pantry and  btith-rooni. All newly ���������xpifiA mii  painted in and out. Fine ���������garden;  Wafer  laid on. '  IS ON EVEBT  $.100���������('ash and $10 per month buys  good dweltfjigMhouse, small koustf  on same lot bringing $5 per moath.  Splendid . well^neiglibors willing to  pay monthly rental for .waiter. Purchase  is  almost  self-supporting.  fur-  aiehed,  ;tc.   The house,  without the  bar>>ill' be lease* by ths- undersipi-  wi  at5 Very  reasonable  rates.     Call  asa look ov*r   the premises. A good  Bearding house keeper can do  -well.  ANGBLO TATE1,  r*rdjJrietor.  TBfcepnews 6-7  TH������N1   2-4  V900���������Buys good central business pro-  ... perty.   Well  rented.  . F.rea  i this  date en five cent*  will  buy a  s-lee,  (  cool  glass of  beer  at  J*Mk'  Hotat.  WHO SHE WAS  This  is a  true story aibout AmcrU  ca's  greatest  ,  physician.  [louses   to  rent,  ticulars.  Call   and   get  r.ar-  Fire,   Uft   and   Accident  Insurance.  Deeds,   Wills,     Mortgages,   Controls and  Agreements Drawn.  . -  6������.������������������  r..^ _,  He yas summoned one morning IQ  the bedside dl a grandc dame��������� that  elderly grandc dame of distinguished  name and many millions, who is said  to be the leader of American society.  But now the grandc dame groaned  and grunted in her silken bed like any  washerwoman. The physician examined her carefully  .   Then he said'  '���������'You must    get up every morning   ,..._.  at six o'clock.   Take for breakfast a with a sour stomach  Dr. R. B. Dier!  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, aud at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith]  OPEN AT ALL HOUR*.  cup of weak tea and two pieces ofj  dry toast. From nine lo eleven ex-;  ercisc, cither walking or sweeping ol|  [dusting.- At noon lunch cm a slice ot.|l  cold meal, filtered indeed water,���������find?  stale bread. Don't sleep in the af-Jj  terernooii;- exercise again.. For. din-J,  ner take ��������� nothing but-a little meat,  vegetable, and .toast. No sweets,��������� ncj  wines, no     social dissipations of  kind."  '.I be eyr-s of the. grandc dame flashenj  lire and she said  "Hull,   doctor,   <!o   you   coiivpTimen'ij  my'position?    Do      >oii    Jinow   who  am?"  "I'crfecily,   madam,"  answerod   tl  physician,  '-'You     are an .-old womaij

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