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 tJ.KGlSLATn K  ASSKMIH.Y  t^*" ������*r^'7 .--  The Ladysmith Daily  AUG 29 1905     &\  ^^Wl'***������i������������Siw**^';^'^  ���������t^-  ^* < L.  SATURDAY,  AUG.  2C, 1W3.  PRIC* .FITB   0  AGITATORS SUPPLY  ARMS TO PEASANTS  In Disturbance in Baltic Province  7 the Lives oi Several Officials t:  vf. art Attempted  Demonstrations    arc     Held    in  I Churches and Railroad Lines  t\   v   ~ Tampered With  BOYCOTT P&RALYZE FLOUR  TRADE  Bakers In Hongkong and  Canton Ref up������ to Handle  American Flour  No Sales Have Been Mad*  Since July 1st and Or  * i  ders are-Cancelled  (Associated Press Despatches.)  MMY ENTRIES FOB T0-  The Great Futurity, Worth  About Fifty Thousand  Dollars  The   Going Will be  Slow  and Artful's Record will  Not be Broken  (Associated Press Despatches)  New Yoik,  Aug, 20 -The great Futurity   stake,     woith  about  $50,000,  will      lie  'Si.   Peteisburg,  Aug   20 ���������The  i>o.  es  in -a caitridge factory.     The  li$e-department "hass  drawn  up a  ie-'port  ,s.iys  "that "In the  Lutheran'  ("pirt of ,  disturbances  m  the Baltic' chinches   demonstrations   were  begun'  '  pi'ovinces;  which  of  late,   nccording' aiitP repeated every, Sunday  in /May  *'fb''report,-have, assumed air anarclu- and      Julyyajid  that  the  agita'tofs  ���������wc^Lcharacter.'   Within  four  months   supplied ^tlic peasants with  arms   of'  .'iii/.towns' inJ the "provinces of Cour- \which they pb'viously possessed ,an  v'land and Livina,-there ha?-been four expensive supply. In Mitan the'-rio^  ''attempts on the lives of the "officials, tersi in" one -day., destroyed the" ar-  four^ attacks ton'private pci&ons'" sW chives jn-nine districts, throwing the  .  attempts1,against the  lives, of police1 documents,'the seals and poitraits of  ".officers, three-attacks oh Cossacks, " the Emperor into the street?" At-  :..and'two-cases in which bombs, weic tempts, to damagei the' railroad 1 nes^  ."thrown.     At Riga an attempt'.was the  leporls 'says,   have' been -numer-  .made  to set ���������fire ,to the powder stor- ous oi  late. " >  ^Seattle, Wash,-Aug. 20���������Advices  leceived say a large milling company  of'this' city, from .its agents in  Hongkong, ' state that the Chinese  boycott of'Ameiican goods has  re~' completely paralyi'/cd  thc flour tiade  Between  Puc,jlic  coast  points       and i u,"a  "���������",v"-;' . ������������������������������������-������,iJ ���������<i  China. No sales have becn_ made starters have been announced( and  since-July.l.st,,a,u, all orderV for-is quit* l.ftly hat the, nug** will  September shipments have been can- be increased j^*^,^  celled. "The company's-^agent writes 'soing, so that.! withdrawals ait  that  the bread  baKeis'in  the bake- ^c.^held J���������  ^JE  LADYSMITH'S  .���������i > ,  .  , i V -  w^   if i  GODMOTHEE  LOCAL  run ovci the six furlong  straight, course at Sheepslicad Bay  this  afternoon.    Scvsntcen  probable  it  is  shops in Canton and Hongkong     re-' ���������������������>���������   S������   ������Pen    --.     ---   .���������"'._.,.  i flour,' 'and,Jjoisemen    are unwilling-to commit  not purchase  themselves as to the best intfhe field  le't.adcwi.'th     Today's junning of the    futurity  Amerca's, richest,two-year-old stake,  wilL he the  18th renewal,. It is    the  fuse  to handle  American  the^small dcaleis daie  it" for "this  reason.     'The  the '  Straits Settlements and Indochina is  also  threatened by  reason - .",.���������.,,  of  the'fact that the flour supply  for banner event ol l*e metropolitan   ac-  these' countries   is  controlled  entire- ������* season,  and always draws  NEGRO BAPTISTS FAVOR  LTKHII x  And Commend Whites For  Burning Williams at  Stake  (<    Colored    Pasters    Assert  That Negroes Aided the  Capture  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Dallas, Tev ,   Aug-    20 ���������The  burning at thc stake of Tom Williams,- a  ncgio, foi  attacking  a white   woman,  was ^commended at the stale convention  of negro   Kaplists  heie  jcstei-  day.    Rev.  Mr.   Jackson,   of  Dallas,  declared that if any action was   lakr  en by   the conference  in  icfcrencc    to  the lynching,  a lesolution  should   be  passed   commending   the  whites  Other  pastors asserted thc negroes  ROOSEVELT IS AS  YET UNSUCCESSFUL  But Has Made Enough Progress  to Insure Prolongation of  the Conference  The Only Road to Compromise  is Repurchase of Northern  Stakhelin  AL 12 o'clock one of the Russian 'soiully assisted,  attaches  was  quoted as saying that      The impression in the foieign oflice  the, telegrams had been received fiom  today  is ^thai  thc negotiations     at  St.   Petersburg,   but   they  contained  no  woid   which  would  permit       M  Witte to  offer  a counter  proposition  io   the   Japanese  compromise,      and  that unless  the Japanese send a new  proposal   the  conference was  doomed  Portsmouth will  not end immediately-  THE  OPINION  FROM  FRANCE  Pans,   Aug.  26 ���������The peace   confer-  NEWS ITEMS  '���������"{A In -tiie piivate car Mjnnewaska,' cltHooks a little just now ias though  "v-wluch was attached^ to the' transcon- some," seiisible" move ������������������to settle cqndi-  ,Hinental., ; express^Thursday evening tions' .."tlNanaimo might be"'under  "^{there ^arrived in*-yancouver-Col. Sir \va,y.. A  AtCbkries ' -Ewan-Smith,.. ICC.B , of ������������������ "^  A ^London, England^. Sil Charles, who,  '\<was- accompanied v liy- Lady E\yan  i, !v'jSmtth,"registeied at-the ,Vancouvei,  ,- - Caiid'"' -will he'-in.-the city foi a.few  T    ttay&     '       "- -  r*f-  Tickets-lfor .-the,St.^ Ledger stakes;  arc on  sale at J: Stewart's>^'    '  Walter  Carter,has  taken -over the,  confectionary  " conducted  for -"some*  j", Sir^Charles and Lady Ewan-Smith time by e. Campbell on 1st;Avenue:  -Jiaye  been   making"' a leisurely' ; tour Mr.  carter who has now sufficiently  j'-; Jacross  Canada,_stor������ping'ht various   recomofl  fl0m his-liijuiyin the coal  " /eastern cities and'the principal moun-y miuc{>  to ailow ^ his-looking after*  'Jtain resorts ,en iou'te..It, is..their ..in- -yh'c 'fch3pf  ^ould do well. ,  ;  .*  - mention  to spend seveial days stght-  ���������; .rsceing^ around  the "city "and  probably  'jbeing a shareholder in s2vc1.il of .the  .'principal< Old  Country  railways    lie  'is an  old  soldier,   having  seivcd   in-  ''both'   tlie   Afghan  and   Abyssinian  '.���������wais prior to his ret,rement in 18"?D  He  was  afterward Minister  at Tan-  '������  Look  in  Forcithmer's  window and  something wilpsurprise, you.   o���������^  -      <" ,l  AT  TIIE  ABBOTSFORD. .     J\  J.  I\I.   Willi lams,  San Francreco" "  S.  J    llagan,  Di'iic.ins.  J   II -Fianck,   Victoria.  R   G    Cudlip,  Victoria. " /  I'bas    R    Bishop, Victoria-  t.}po   W. Seymoui, Vancouver. -  Igier for tlnoe 4reais  Lad j smith,   cele'liintcd  m'tlie  his-      Fresh  plums   for ���������-table  or   preserv-  :to*y   Nof  the Boer   war,   and       foi - ing, 2 baskets for 25c. Blair ct Adam  wliich  our city was named,  was  so j ���������-������������������������   named  as a compliment to the  wife |   MeUrs    T. Stewart, R.  A. Bain-  of Sir Charles Smith.  -o   *'"' SUBMARINE-J'ORPEDO BOAT  \ ; PLUNGER TESTED  \:    Oyster  Bay,  Aug.   2C-The Picsi-  ' >  dent  and  Mis.   Roosevelt,   with       a  ;''"  party of fiiends and relations, today  *! witncsswl      a test  of   the  suhmaiine  -' ] torpedo boat plunger  from thc   deck  of the naval yacht Sylph,    The test  <   of the plunger took plate in the wn-  >A ters     of the Sound, ashoit distance  ��������� i outside the entrance to Oyster Bay  , 'j lhe     boat operated in about se*.en  fathoms of-water.   o   MUCH  GRAIN   AND  NO TItANSPORTATcON  bridge,   W   S.   Newman  and  J      N.  Ilarrei.   C P.R.   ofhcials visited - La-  Jy&uuth   yesterday  afternoon,  and after   taking -lujch at  the   Vbbowiord  hotel,  proceeded  up the line  MARINE.  S S      Titania  is due in for a'full  cargo of coal.  ��������� ���������    ���������  S S. J)unbarton left last night with  aluM^y cirgo of coal tor 'Frisco.  ��������� ���������    ���������  Ten a   Nova rs  in  port  loading today.  thc  largest and most representative  crowd of thc year. After two .days'  dn/zling lain the skies cleared^ during the night, which was quite cool,  so that the tuck officials .had "an  opportunity to begin work early  The going is certain, however, to he  slow, and the record hung up last  year by Artful is considered likely to  s, Advices from - Nanaimo say that at l'eiiiam unbroken. Indeed, this year's  last" there ���������>is- a spark' of blue in thViist  of contestants  contains^ no  such  ly  by  Chinese  merchants.  -   i   : o- ���������  ',   ,i    K i '���������r-       '*���������'   *  HOPE FOR  .    SETTLEMENT  Otebs,,  Aug   M-TItt CVPOLI Uad.   AT TIIE 0J'ER'* ������0"SR  in pa.n horn Black Sea 1������rU. I������ W- T,,IS rM*'  AND  WICTE  aliped by lack,     of laihvay facilities,  thc     government having retained all  ER.  Theii   should   lie some good enter-  *.!,  (.)  Ti  the rolljiig stock ior military tont/'ii- tammenls  in   the opera  house     this  gencies,   either   foi   the  return       ot fall and  winter.   Mr    Nicholson    has  troops in  the event of peace, or  the \ery  materially  impro\cd  the house,  forwarding  of roin^oi'cenwnts   sliojutd within   the  past  few   months.   Elcc-  tlic  war continue.    Many   thousands trie     lights  would still  further im-  of carloads of grain have aceumulat- prove it as a show house, both     for  ed. light   and   stage   purposes-..  f HE SNOWFLAKET  V^, BLACK DIAMONDS  cloud that-js^hanging^over that city  Hope for ~an early' .settlement- of tlio  mine trouble" is revived in all circles  on account- of the lengthy^ and friendly conference on the status of the  dispute; held yesterday between Manager Stockett and^a committee of.  miners"'consisting 6t R. Bootlr/Geo  Johnson,   J. ������W.   Graham  and       J.  *  "iL * "*  Hardy.  After' discussing the question in .an  excellent "spirit of friendliness, each  side -frankly stating their views, the  conference broke up, both Mi. Stocky  ett and,,,the members of the committee .expressing the opinion that there  were no unanswerable difficu.'ies m  the way,.to, an carly settlement  Mr.  HawthornthwaiUs  also had  interviews  with  the executive committee  of  Oie Un ted   Mine  Workers    at  two      o'clock  and during the  early  pait~of the day  with  Mr   Stockett.  When spoken to  last night regarding  the* result   of   these  interviews     he  said  the United Mine Workers     had  listened to his explanation  regarding  the  propose*! conference and had  decided to consider it among themselves  awl send him a reply  thiough the  secretary.    As ior 'his  interview with  Mr.   Stockett,      he prefericd  lo  say"  nothing publicly at the jnesent tunc  VISITS TIIE SICK  AND  IS  ROBBED  OF  $2,000.  Clevelard,     Ohio/"~Aug.   26.���������Upon  entering a house to which he      had  been called  to  attend  a sick  peison.  said  to  be critically   ill,   Rev.   Benedict   Rosiniski, of  Stannislaus  Catholic Church,, was carly  today set upon by two men and a woman     and  robbed of  tt.OOO   m cash and       two  checks    for     $500 each.   The police  have made "three  arrests  in connection with the case  o  '     STORY OF  A WISE BASS  "Some     people say that fish have  no  feelings,'-' said  a man today  who  has  just got back  from  a couple of  weeks'   outing   in  JNhiskoka,  "but     a  little     incident came under my own  observation a few days ago that convinces me to  thc contrary.   I    was  out     in  a boat  with  my  little  boy  still-fishing for. bass,  and caught     ii  rather nice one.    I threw  it in a box  in  the boat,  and  a moment later my  boy caught a small one���������too small to  keep, but  as he had  caught;  it  himself, and  it was his  first,  he insisted  on throwing it into the box with the  other. He leaned over the box     and  said:  marvels as Artful, Tradition, 'and  Sysonby.' J't ls'awell balanced lot  of youngsters. None of those,carded  stands out prominently and 'the mere  uncertainty thus given to thc struggle'will make it one of extreme interest.      *   ~ i   *  MONDAY'S  CONCERT  This   morning   thc  programme     of  the concert to be gi\cn in  the opera  house*on Monday evening  next,  under tin     auspices of   the Ladysmith  Foothall  Club  was  completed.  It  is  as  Icllows  Selection   .  Tableaux-  Highland Fling  Pantomine  Song  Tableaux  Song  This  long,  Band  Garden ot Love  Miss Ross  Japanese   Wedding  Miss Butler  Gypsies'   Carnival.  Mi   A       Smith  programme, although      not  contains  some  "turns''  that  will  be  most enjoyable    The  Japanese  wedduio,   which   is    to be     per-  foimed     by a number of children, is  said by those who have been permitted to  see the rehearsals,  to  be very  good,   while   the two tableaux promise to  be enjoyable.   Judging by the  interest  that   is being  mamlcstcd   in  the event,  the fbotballcis  v.ill  have  a crowded house on Monday The  dance that  follows thc conceit is the  fust  t.T      the season, and  the young  foll.s  will  sine  to  he  there in num-  bei'>.  BURNED TO  DEATH  F.nc,   Pa,   A in?    2(1 -Cap I    P.Ul.cU  MeMahon; of  Uic yacht Mystic,... v.,:?'  burned  to death and JS .-persons v.i-rr*  almost    suffocated   in     a fire  which  started on  the Uv.yd  floor  of     'the  Charles-Beck-.-block carly  today.  The flames were seen bursting from  the .'front windows and when the I������������������':-  men arrived they found 18 occupants  of thc building asleep and almost  dead from'suffocation. It was with  difficulty    .that   they   were   rescued.  aided   the  whites   in   the captuic     0[ .---.--������������������   ���������-       ���������   ��������� ��������� ���������m.������������������,.,���������,i,������������������.  ,���������^.���������o���������i   ;���������<���������*���������  Williams     Every   law-aiidine   ne-io   a,,(l 1odaV wouI(1 raalk u��������� fmal >������P-     \    ,      commanding  increased  inter-  nuiiams     i.very   law-a.-uung   nc^i o - s{     Uic newspap0is  displaying  pessi-  was said to.be   in  favor  of lynch  law  Uuc '  in cases of tins kind The convention  rei iscd to pass resolutions denouncing  the  burning. c  GIRL SHOOTS  BROTHER-IN LAW  Poitsmouth,  N   II,  Aug.  26-Pie-  mistlc VIews' couplod  Wllh a Un&oi  suient Roosevelt and intercession   at h?pc  that v^^^ Roosevelt's role  of champion of peace may save the  day. The specal despatches from  St.   Peteisbuig     furnish  dark   com-  Petcrshofr and Tokio has not yet  b������en successful, but enough piogress  has been nude to insure prolongation  of Uic conference beyond ,today. A  certain result has been achieved at  St. Petersburg, but -A thers is eventually ]>eace, Japan alsoJrirust change  her   attitude     The  repurchase  of the I  northern half,of Sakhalin Island still  M s*?m&   "Thcle ^as been no change  l_r..lb, 'points to the clear road to the onlv A1     tne ^nation    since     yesterday  Nevada City, Cai,  Aug  L.  Winnberly  ed at ' Do>vnie\  law,  Bertha  cause of     the shooting is   unknown  Wimbcrly. was killed with Ins awn be magnamious to avoid wounding .  revoher. The shooting occjuc.l r.n the sens-i'bililies of hei adversary, |  a ranch,one mile from Do.vnru'.le *ii>(1 Russia could with di-rnity come,  Miss   Bennett,   who  was  immj-li.itelv k> an Jccoul upon such a basis   Jap  ments,  and aie in haimony   with the  despatch  from Poitsmouth ��������� to     the  French  newspapers,   among   which  is  one giving  an     mtciwew with    M.  Wrtte.     Tlie Russian ^em oy is quoted  has been shot\nd kill- PdceaWe  compromise,  but it     miisl President RocsexeH as actually ,in di-  i������   I Ms   t    e     W oc a purely commercial  transaction- ^ commumcat.on with  Pcteihoff I  Ben,   It   'agS 1        The not a claim for indemnity in disguise ������*vo   ������������t   ^ceued  fresh   instructions  '    b Japan,  it is argned, ccf Id afford to ,and beh(*e that anothei adjournment  is probable "  It is thought here that Emperor  Nicholas w'H send his leply to  President Roosevelt ducct  p!ace������ *,,-, ,cr���������se���������  ��������� .���������,   a������ couW   M ���������,���������a,������ w������������������t tl,e Ucs���������- ^TtaJ^^t^^M ..^.^  Wimherly   lea^es   a widow   and  children.  .two ������'. Peihaps, but the amount she could nnn nnn   ^r     n ,   ,  '     "socu,e    fiom    the  sale,  added <     to 000,000. Mi    Demaitens is quoted   in  ,'what she could  obtain  from the Chi- an   ������lten,e?  as  comparing   the   pie-  nesc eastern railioad  and the mam-  thc  Russian  pnscneis, thc dai-.iicss of night.  sent situation   at  Portsmouth   with  PRINCE LOUIS  WILL   GO, .    tenence    of       ....._,  riFi^R STAi KINfk would  ceirainly  cover  a consulciable,WHA1   W1UL  l^LLb A  DELR &1ALMN& ^^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ LOND0X   CORRESPONDENT.    |   'Bcilm,'    'Aug   2C���������The Associated j    London,     Aug.  26���������In a-despatch  St    Johns,   Nfld.,   Aug 20 ��������� Vccord   prSss   I'o.lav   rccei\ed   thc   following   fiom      Portsmouth   the_ Daily   Telc-  mg lo advices leceived todav, Prince coimnunicatron   fiom   the  foreign   of-   giaph correspondent gives the gist of  Louis  of Battcnhurg  with  his squad-  ���������-cer"   The      foieign ofi.ee empowers   a comeisation  with   M.   Witte,   who,  ion  will  anive  here   Tuesday,  Sept   U*e As'scKia'ted Press to declare that he says,   de< ared he had done evcry-  3rd    It ,s announced  that the Plince "all icports  over  thc position  of   the   thing compatible  M.th  national  hon-  w.ll  attend  but,  one   lunction   ,.    Ins   Kmpcior  to  1he  mediation  of  Presi- o.   and digmtj   to aime at a settle-  honor,   as he expects   to  spend   most    <^>t Roosevelt are alsiud     The Em- ment,   that he could  heai   of no com  of his visit travelling m the intenoi ' pcioi   icgaids   the endeavors'of    the pioroise   on  thc  two d.sputcd   points,  It  .shelved  he will  ������o  dec.-stalk- | Piesidcnt   with   admiration   and   tak- and theiefore had  unlwsnatingly   re-  mi                   ,,    ".       ���������   t <        i rsf Ihe neatest   mtertsl, in   the sue- fused  the   Japanese  oreis   regarding  inc.       'I heie  is   much   disappo litmcnt ct>   LI1L s1*"1 *���������*-''''   "'VLLx-ai' "���������   "^ *-uu                            '              ,   ���������        ������  i.     c ..                          .4 rp-5s nf the     labors for ncace in- a money  pavn-ent  an]   then   cession  as  a result of thc new arrangements cebS 0l Wlt-     i<*"OLb un iicaci, m   ,             ,    '   ���������  as   a number   of   elaborate   enlcitain- whose  beginnings  the  Empeior   per-   of SaMialin.  planned  for   the  ments     had     been  Pr nee and  his  suite.  Thc      Gu*.it     Neithern   steamship  Minnesota      airucd       at    Yokohama  Thuisday  morning,   one day  ahead of  schcilulc time,   She made the \oyage  fiom Seattle in 13 da\s and G hours  WANTS HIM TO  . MEET HART  J un   Jeffries   hus  an   opinion   that  elapsed   tunc,   a\eiag.ng   IS AU  knots |his   brother   Jack can   till  his  shoes  and,    incidental!},   Knock   the   spots  TENNIS  RESUMED  an hour.  DIAMOND   HUNT  IN  THE   THAMES  Nov.port,  RI,   Aug    2G���������After     a  day   of compulsory  rest   the  sixteen  phueis   in   Uic   international   tennis  off of Marvin Hart     Here is how tho \championship  were  vcrv keen   today  boileimaker   booms his  brother ' foi   a lcumplion  of  the   tournament  "Jack     is  a good man,"  said  Jef-  inu-trui led     Ly    jcstcidav s  storm  r   ^s,   "and I feel ccnldent that if he The turf was  well, dned out,  despite  :���������������������������,  .Tomorrow afternoon flic first; foot- only a few turn out and spend the  ball match that has been seen here'. time, in practicing shooting, etc.  since July .1st will he played on the Tomorrow's"1 match being the first  Hninfcr grounds, the contesting teams ' cf tlie seasc-n , will doubtless draw  being the Black.Diamonds and Snow- out. a.large crowd of spectators.- A  flake's. Between '.'���������'.these, two teams collection wills be taken up whiHe play  there is considerable rivalry existing (is in progress and the footballers  which should make the match very hope for liberal donations .from the  entertaining. In addition to this public The Black Diamond teauv  the fact that the men who play the , will be picked frbin the ; following  lest game tomorrow will bo selected   players: .������������������  to represent  ���������"Ladysmith at Portland      E. Niinir.o,     C. Hovvlet, J. Nimmo  will    no doubt ivj     an-inducement to' R. McM'illnn, J. Ehp, A. Hailstones,  the players to do     their host.   It  is   A.   Parsons, T.  O'Coiinelli, ��������� A. Michie   on his  face.    He. had "saved his child  pleasing to see     that'tins match lias   and T. McMillan.  J.  Dunba,r. . Reverently I p-cked up that bass and  been ''arranged     as in games of the!    Snowflakes���������J.   Sanderson,   H.   T.    placed  sort    the bovs    will get    far'-bct.tcr.   Winsby,  J.   Adam, M.  O'Connell,   J-  at once  J.   Brown,   R.  Crosier,   J.   j the small  J. juse try  ������������������'Daddy,  I believe this little fish is ^      entcrc(1 ]l0   was found on  thc  the big  one's  Utile boy.";. , (floor  dead,, and his body, partly l;urn-  "Wcll,  sir,  this  interesting remark )ed     T,lvc  firc  starl<;d ������������������, McMahon's  and  at that  very   moment,   as   If by  TQom  aml   WuS  I)roljably  started  by  concerted action, the'small fish threw  hjs   leavilvg   a iiejhted  cigar   stub    on  itself  across ��������� the  other,   the  big one 1^- flQor whcu 'he  rctiml  gave--';-, ansigbty  flop,  and the small.-j    Captain    McMahoiv was  prominent  caused  me. to look  at  the two  bass,. .^ llre ma.riiie interests ami  was  lb-  Whc-n  the room of Captain MeMahon  ,lcrs  a(rain in   thc  m-orning,  and     at  dawn the rescue.party . went to work.  As  the sun rose,  the  waters receded  e.Li   meets   Hart  he  will   beat  him  A   Loud   cry and   a peal   of hysler-J Jack    got  a lot   of CNpauciice  while  leal   lauohlct " broke   thc  after-dinner    acting  .-is   my span mg  partner     and  sileiic-e  of    the  House   of   Commons    tiamei     All  that he needs now rs a  terrace.     Men  sprang  to   their   feet J lot of fighting.   IfH.nt   will  agicc to  and  looled armoush' aiouml  at   this t meet h.m,  I will sign  aiticles  foi    a  signal   of   woman s 'pei il      A   ladj'& _match  at  once     Jack is satisfied  to  diamond  biaeelct  had  slipped       its  clasp     and   fallen  rnto   the  Thames  The owncijhad  been   musing by   llie  inei     wall,      lu-r aims s|)iead  out  l'lien      the      ti.ulcgv   bappeiu-d,   and  i.700  w oi lb  of gems   lav   at   the bo I  torn   of the  darkling   water.    Mr.   .1.  Burns   organized a relief  force.       He  marked   the   fatal   spot,  with   a chalk  broad-arrow,   and called   for  the    police.    Constables,  with   their chief inspector,     Mr.      Sciurtlcbury,     were  ptomptly  on  hand,   and   th-c.boatir.cn  in      thc   Metropolitan     police    skin'  wliich  patrols   the river  beneath   the  terrace   were  hailed   and   apprised   oi  what had happened.    The  lady    was  assured   that   the  bracelet   would   be  the soaking it received yesterday On  the  championship  couit   it  was planned  by  the  committee  to  start   the  match between foimcr champion Wm-  \.  Laincd and  R   D   Little.  The   matches   todav   brought       to-  ^e-ihoi   Colin s   and   A    C    Lynn,  K,  meet  l^it   fo<   an\   ii'imbci   of t.nmds  lloitm and     -f   D.Jones,  L.  Percy  or   lo  i'iiS."   .I..ck  JcfTius  l,r   P..d'ii.'l   H   Mi-tiis    C    llohait   and  R.  ph-nlv  of  fights,   hut   did  not   dispb\ ' ^     n.m.i.   ^    H    ^-udncr  end   W.   J.  "   film      He   was   heat mi       h\   i<loilnii    B   t    \\ light and   EI.  F  Al  len,   \\  and   K-  A   L.uuwt and R    D.   Little,  II  Bel.i  and   the  vagrant  gem   was   descried  (lashing and  winking   in  its casket of  soft Thames  mud.    In  a few  minutes  it    was in      the hands  of  the chief  boatman^arSl  some  hours later     the  mii( u  Jack .Johnson  and olbets    Still, this  was some tim-"* ���������'so ..nil he m.iv have  improved  a lot since  then. -       .    I   The     Victoria    Times claims that  While the air now seems ch.in-gcd,'the jju-g-al voting now being invest-i-  and coolei weather is assured, it is gated and for which one man is un-  rit II two months yet before web der arrest, wiill serve to keep Mr.  weather need be expected. Last sea- Malison from faking his seat as. Al-  son, for instance, the weather up to berni's member. It requires consider-  about November' 1st was simply per- able evidence, and ft must be shown  feel. September and October are us- that Mr. Maiison or his agents were  ually very pleasant monlhs all along directly interested in thc alleged  the coast, but nowhere(.more so than- fraud before the.member elect can in  in Ladysmith. any way he disqualified.  REFFREE SUSPICIOUS IN  GARDNER-RYAN FIGHT  San   Francisco,      Cai.,   Aug.   26.��������� |ty      in   mos  of   the rounds   fought.  and  Ryan  landed  only  one  really     hard  practice and     will be better able lo   Hannay,  judge    the playing'   (Qualities of each , Akenhead, F. Teague, P -Gilmour, J.  individual    player "than" is possible if j Yorke,  J. BlundelV and W.  Graham-.         -                                            lost bract-lKf;. was restored  to its de-  bass was thrown put of tlie box, ov        l(lv   (iistinguishcd  by  receiving     a lighted  owner.    In  the afternoon  the Spider   Kelly,   who  was behind Ryan His biod^g was remarkable,  er the boa,t and darted  away.             !medal   from   Congress  for  rescuing  a lady  wcnl   (n   (iH.  House,   and       re- in   last night's  fight,  declared  that a'  .   "The boy stared  at me speechless. -man   who  was  (u-0Wn)hig  in   lhe bar.   '     ,    ���������    ,h    shapR  o[ a shower      of foul   had     been committed,   although !  I stared     at the boy.    Thc big bass !. | sovereigns  fell  like leaves    of to  those close to the ring the blow ,.hI������w which cut open Gardiner s eye.;  lay   there   with   a look  of  exultation " .   0 :  i ValKmbres-i        Three    cuincas   each swnml   to be    above   the  belt.    The  Gardiner's   straight   left   jabs   which  ''."',,���������..��������� (,���������.���������   rnrprpp     dpr-Hred     tint  tlip hpttine-   he usec* frequently, landed nearly ev-  a were  given   to  the  boatmen,      t-luce   len-ice     aeciaren     xnat-  ine  ucvtini, ,, ,  ,-    ^- i,+  ������������������j  seemed   suspicious  and  especially  the *T   time,  and he used  his   right and  swings to advantage.  action  of the referee in  declar-  le bets off seemed to meet with,  approval of the crowd. ���������  Steamer  Thistle,   which  carriod  > H  &>  "ft^  It,  V  incapab'e of feeling." /  y  mBSm  liAltV LEDGER  { THE DAILY LtWR  Fublisbed   every day except Sunday  BY ,  '.THE       DAILY     ��������� LEDGER  COMP A.N Y.  Ofliccs,  Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  S��������� cents  a  month,    $5  per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication. '���������  '  SATURDAY,   AUG.   20,   1903.  WHAT MEN  DEEM HONOR.  What  men-deem'honoraLle is  iUi's-  irated  daily in the  news,  especially  of cnmc.    A  man recently  shot   and  killed  another.   Two childicn  of the  slain     man's  wife,  boin soon after,  'died      im'mediately,   aad   the mother-  was   not ^expectod"   to   suru've.    The  exploit  was   instigated  by   the shoot-  . er's  rdca that  his  wife's  relation   to  "the victim  was one unconiphmeniaiv  to him.    Very  likely  he  was  wrong  about  his  facts,   but  if he  was right  we still  have  the  illuminating   spectacle of     a woman making a certain  choice     of conduct and  hen husband  thereupon    deciding  that   il  becomes  his business to murder the third person.    If the   wife  had   been   attacked  another     question   altogether   would  have been  created.    Wc   now  contemplate a free choice  on her  pari, hading her husband, to act  as if J\c .-.eio  living  in those  good old times when  a wife      was   the  husband's   chattel,  like h>  house,  or  spade,  or goal ���������  Collier's.   Dr.   Dice's   office  is   open  evenings  and   appointments   can  he   made    for !  Ksfotesiay Steel Range  SAVES  FUEL  It is not the first cost of a range which makes it cheap  or expensive, but the amount of fuel it afterwards consumes.  If you buy a range a  few dollars cheaper than a  Kootenay, and it burns  from 15 to 25 per cent,  more fuel, what , do you ||  gain ? Jfothing ; but you  actually lose money, besides  puttings up with * all the  inconveniences of an old-  style range.  The Kootenay is equipped with every known device  for reducing tlie consumption of fuel.  Soltl,-by all enterprising dealers.  WHITE TOR BOOKLE1  A.  *:op*������ri������:m*c  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our* customers are always pleased ,  wi.th tho wall and ceiling papers  they have selected from, our charmingly varied stock, as well as with  the skillful way our workmen'' hang  it. Gencial approbation is given our  interior decorations. May we make  up an estunalc ior you?  LADYSMITH-AERIE     MO. Ml, F.  0. E.     :���������:   ,    :���������:'''      ���������-���������        -H ;  Meets ln the' Opera-' Hou&e 1st and  -jrd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President,  B   Forcinimer;     Werthy  Secretary, C H! Rumminge.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also "languages, .drawing'in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils amd water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons gir-  en in classes er individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith^. B. C.  UnderJSew Managment  Hotel Wilson  i\ '    -   ������   r   *   '  j  Nanaimo,B.C.  Ladysmith Wallpaper Depot McKinneii &Woodbank/  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE  ladysmith Hardware Co  work at any time through  thc week.  Only  first-class   dental  work  is trirn-  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour'  ed out and  it is  done at reasonable  prices ' B*  Prices  Moderate  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms       \  PORTLAND HOTEL  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  ludpitli Boat Duildin;  it  HOTEL DOMINION  ' ���������RatfB *1.25 f ml 51.50���������  b tee bus*to all steam boat landing*' ind  railway depots.   Electric cere every five  minutes to all parte of  the city.-  Bar  and table'unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  Proprietors.  ,  Modern and     Strictly First Clais.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  '���������     Fire Proof . Buildiag.  Canadian Pacific  Railway  ��������� ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������<������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP TICKETS  . r   ** .        '  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points  AT LOWEST. RATES '',-'  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  ,./"*' '  For Sailing Dates, Rates .and full information,  c    . ; ,  I    .. '      ,���������' -      GEO. L. COURTNEY.  80 Govt.  Street,  Victoria B.C. Dist. Freight &. Pass. .Agt  ���������^���������^S*^..**^.**-^.**^.**^.**^.1*^.**^.** Kkk9i&9i^K&*>&*)*k9i&9i&Pi-&P<'ik+  -.1  Launch and. Pleasure Boats of All  descriptions for Hire. .Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.v ' .       .       -  IIARRUP AND IIATEDN.  .   BOAT     BUILDERS.  1  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar'is extra  well  Stocked  Express Work  LIGHT TEA MING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BbGGIES  FOR HIRE ���������:���������:   :���������:   See J.   KEMP, or leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM  FIRST AVENUE  'PHONE  2-4.  THG CITY 7^  R. Williamson Prop  1st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  *>  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn  None but Union Lab    Employ ed  H J. BOOTH, Prop.^  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  By C.  to  her Dros.  -  Pianos and  ���������  Organs ..  Ladysmith,  B.C.  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Good Table, Good Bed and Good Bat  (Half Block from Depot.)  GAT ACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLD'AND  SILVER ORES. /**  Smelting Work:������ at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  ''������������������    ���������������������������  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  * General Manager.  t  THOS, KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager.  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  *  Ladsymith  ffgf    '   W*  B.  C.  ufolic Notice  Attention is called to the      fact  that the  Ogiivie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     have for some time  past been pioducing flour in a   vastly   improved  and  purified   foim  by tiie aid of 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 Flour Mills Company  I/?lmtctlj  are *3io only     millers in Canada whose   Flour i  purified by the electric pre ces  This   Hotel   has    been  completely      Board and lodging  :. L.00 per day.  renovated.  OTEL    PRETORIH  Bar  Supplied   with  the  Best   Wines,  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Liquors and Cigars. 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith I3.C._.  Any  Kind  of  Job  Printing  Done Promptly and  WEIL  At    -  *  LEDG  Office  Meat'Market  Prop  ���������    ���������    9  1st   Avenue  Geo. Roberts  HILBERT  HENRY'S NURSFRiES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &   Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and  FLOWER  SEEDS,  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   via  ������������������������' . :i I i i.jj.ri  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50 Chicago 71.50  Dates of sale, August 24th and 25thi  > ,      ���������'     - '  *    > . - * "  September  lGth. and  17th..    J. ������ " H  Philadelphia $87,00  Dales of sale,  September  7th to 11  Final  return limit  90 days     from  date of sale,  For full particulars call on or address  S. G. YERKES, '  E. R. STEPHEN  , W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  ,        DELIVERY  ;      WORK PROMPTLY DO ���������*���������'���������)  ���������-   Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAKIORS  HIGH STREET.  :������������������:������������������' Best in the City :���������:���������J-  ass:  RATKS Jf .00 P9R DAY  SAMPT,8 ROOMS  BAR SUPPWED WITH BgSt  WINKS', LIQUORS, CIGARS  Baataccdmodation in town." -Splendid hunting and fishing in near.vicinity. -'-  A. J. McAlURTRIE, Proprietor *     LADYSMITH, B. C  X  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  71 Government st  Victoria, B.C.  X  ��������� '  X  X  X  X  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.      ' f  DAVID JOHNSON  X  X  X  X  Jf PHONE 66  ^v*1  LADYSMITH Jf -  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man. Director  Telephone^. -'  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND LADY SMITH-Shingles a Specialty.  " ���������Manufacturers    of���������  Rough and Dressed Pir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned and  Kiln Dried Flooring;     and Finishing    Lumber ia   Stoek*  E  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   LOWLriT  RATES,  THE FASTEST .TIME.!  :.      ;' BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL, CHICAGO, OMAHA, KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  \Fpr complete information  ask your  local agent or write,    ?  F. W. PARKER  General  A gent,  7?0 2nd Ave., Seattle.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)        , ,   . -       .  One block from C.P.R. Depot    and   l*PpTTT3,I/,^A "Kf A T^T A "W   RA N"K"-  steamboat wharves.   Newly renovate    X XX������#   V^Aa.1.^1 m\.jLJ JL.JTx.1.^*    JL#Xa.JL^1 1\  ed and     re-modelled.   Rates $2 per ���������������������������W'W**     X^ ������������������V^ r"%. JTT^T^ A^T,,  ^ts^rephr:^Hastings       OF COMMERCE .   ,   Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500;000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  fB. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, As������t. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ^ I8SUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under     3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10.:     6 centa  ������    $io       " " $30    10 cents  :'''���������   u  ��������� $30'":'������������������'������������������"������������������, '���������.���������/���������,"      '    $50......   15 cents' ;,(;���������'.���������-.���������   -  Cor.   Government      and   Yates  Sti., J These 0rder!t arg Payable at Par at any office in C nada or a Chartered Bank'  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking point*,   n the United Statea.  '''      ' 'HECOTtABLK AT A FIXHD RATK A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   : LONDON, ENG.  ITICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Governme  Victoria, B. C*  3  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  They form an excellent method of reniittin   small sums of uionmf  with safety and at small   -ost.  LADVPWTH BRANCH  W.  A.  CORNWALL.  Manage^  One of wliich is the famous  "North  Coast Limited,"  Up-to-date     Pullman   and     Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to  all  points East'     and  South,  also  Pullman tickets  issued  and berths reserved.       - _:     r .  Excursion rates now in effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  rate $11. Only directline to  Yellowstone Park.     ..  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   a  ;peciality. ������������������.'.'.  THOriAS  MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Very low rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For     furthsr    particulars    call or,    This new Hotel has been comlort-  wrrie the office.        Pfeone Main 486. aMy. furnished and the bar is up-to-  Best accommodation  for  transient  ind permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  A. D' CARLTON,  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  C. E. LANG  General Agent  Victoria, B.C  d������te.    Rates $1.00 a day    and    upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  ���������������|luaie a������: :���������**>: :>������: i**; Ladysmith  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY,  BAKED  AND FRESH.  Comfectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency;,  HAY, GRAIN AND  FARM ������R0DU(il  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lonn  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on tke  Esplanadt,      ���������  jas, MAvnoWt : ��������� ; Jj DAILY LEDGER  Plane, Specifications and Details furnishes! for all kinds  of work in the CARPENTER  Line      "  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, 2nd ave, Ladysmith,  B.  C.  ���������*  IN THE TEMPLE OF  AND  Its   Great   Resources  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  '    HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  .1  DALEDOMAN"  Oi  No part of'British Columbia today offers .so many' advantages to the  investor as dots: VANCOUVER ISL AND. ^ ' '   >/���������  .Its vast and varied natural .weal th has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact that it..has neve: bee. promienWy laid  .before the public. ��������� ""- \ .    -��������� ������������������   *-->    ���������-   -��������� -  Leads Them    All  in quality  j\  COAL  TIMBER  i  FISH  GAME  GOLD  i.      v 1  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  -:o:-  R. P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������: .-: .-: :���������B.C.  Monte t/.r'o was'the scene of ih:s  ad\ienturc. The season, was carly  June. The gaiikms were sweet wrth  a thousand odours and silvery with  moonlight, but in lhe casino there  weie glaring lights and a heat that  seemed to strike- 'upon the top of  one's head and the scents that are  1'ad counterfeits of flowers..  A young gentleman named Wilmot,  whom I had met in Paris'had dni'.*d  villi me at the hotel, and wc had  'then, strolled across to the place  where visilors\a>-c expected to spend  their money in the purchase of nervous prostration. I had never vis-  ltqd thc temple of absurdity before,  'ut Wilmot, who had spent some  years abroad, had been there often,  much oflener, in fact, than any real  friend of his would ha\c wished.  On this 'occasion he lost about 20  louis without winning one.  "Well, well!" he cried. ."I'm not  in luck tonight. Aren't you going,io  play?"  I confessed that 1 co.uld sec noth-  ingf ilir the sport. I had tried it elsewhere and had found, as one who  lacks thc instinct always will, ihat  gambling is tho most disappointing  of polite vices.  All the seats at the table wore occupied, but there Was no great-crowd  about. Two or three men were dodging here and theie to lay their bets,  but we had room to spare atthe  end of the board, where -we remained  awhile to watch thc faces of- the  players.  There were   no great gains or'los-  Its land, when proper!  soil known to ��������� man,  WHEAT  OATS ,  ly cleared,   will grow almost any product of the  i  r  RYE  VEGETABLES  OF  -    ALL    KINDS  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  FRUITS, AND.  BERRIES.  1  th*  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SM ALL  The Canadian'pacific Company'will   adopt  a liberal  land   policy, land  them will be disposed of on reason-  1,500,000 acres-controlled  6Ie terms t^j actual settlers  hy  V  Government hinds can lie' secured   and     money can be made by those  who desire-anew home in a country   possessing the  u '   1   ������  . . N   ���������. _ . ^ .  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS'IN MANITOBA- THE  NORTHWEST. TERi  RItORIES'    AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY.    .  I *-* -    * ��������� y  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;  , _                                     , .   .        . .  , t 'A'free nisei's certificate is granted  (. ,                  "   / ������������������ -    -' n "  -A  A " '   'A  ���������; S ��������� for one or more years, not exceeding  L _   .���������    ���������____ _-...:ii   orient- -������ iii*r.il   land   Dolicy. >and  five'years, upon payment in^ advance  $7.50  per annum  for an individual,  h    t i  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   on  the line of the Jodc or vein.  The claim sliull be recorded within  fifteen days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, ono*  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  othf r requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an aere.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of the Interior to ..locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres.  'lhe patent for a mining location \  shall provide for the payment of a  Royalty of 2J per cent, of thc 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 Saskat  ������hewau 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 fee'e.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  .! be obtained.  I   Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow ie 'mportance as the Island is'and thc n.W.T., excepting the Yukon  ' Te.rrittjry���������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 dregde 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 uriles,  but where a person or company has  oibtained more than ont? lease       one  TIIE DAILY LEDGER, LadysmiW  \  taxable  to  those  who contemplate  a visit  will  supply  any   information   ob-  with  a view of investment if  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre of the gicat coal mining    distiict;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds, of great col.licis.com e  in  each year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  developed.  ��������� ���������o-  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 fitte'lup and. well supplied anrl is in charge of  .- *'   .   . ���������  JOS. PEIXIQRINELU  dredge for each hftee, ��������� nn^es or '��������� action is sufficient. Rental, $10 r  nnum for each mile ot river leased.  Royalty at the rate'"of 2������ per cent,  collected on the output alter . it' exceeds $10,000.     _     -."  Diedging in,the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of live miles, each may be  granted to a tiee miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  Thc Ussec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, {hat boundary to be fixed by its positron on the  lsbday of August m the year of the  the date of the^lcase.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of lhe lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  6uch date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and $10 per , mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer  mining.  Placer Mining in the Yukon Terri-^  tory���������Creek,     gulch,    river and bill  claims shall not exceed 250" feet     in  e������gtlv measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width  being from  1,000  lo 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims aie marked by two legal  posts, one at each end, bcaiing notices. Entry must be obtained with-,  in ten miles of. mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking 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, ou the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chai'gen, the rest of the party ordinary  cfaitns   only.  Entiy fee, $10.   Royalty at the rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of tiie gold shipped from     the  fukon Territory to be paid t&     the  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      on  each separate rher, 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 *Uli 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 1920 acres for such period as lie may decide,  the length of width shall not exccei  thrae times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactpr-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 640 acres, incljdingthe  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre ar.;'  the remainder of the tract reseryco  namely, 1,280 acres will be soU  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  the Interior.  Department  of the Interior, v  scs _ I was interested principally in  two woii'cn 'v.ho sat &iue by sule,  one of them mildly successful, the  other steadily losing. It was amusing to observe that the woman who  lost was amgry with the woman who  won, and not with the croupier wlK?  swept in her money, nor with herself lor being so foolish as to, j*lay.  Among those who lost was a joung.  gentleman with a typical Yanl ee  countenance and the tall, thin, strong  figure that matches with it I sympathised with him because he was a  fellow-countrymen _ and also because  he wvs a long way from home and  so might be the more seriously embarrassed by thc sort of indiscietion  which this place was built to cn-  ccirage. I observed   that his eye  was always on the wheel when the  ball was rolling, and that when it  fell in the wrong place he started as  with a spasm of pain  I had seen him lose about 200  francs upon the numbers 31, 32, 8cS,  when a veiy charming joung woninn,  simply drcs-sed and escoi ted by a  youth who looled as if he might be  ihe brother (>f the player, appioached  the table and addressed thc object of  my interest... He had no seat but  was reaching between two other  gamesters  to lay his Lets.  At the sound of the woman's voice  he straightened up, wilhdikrwing ihe  money, and turned lo speak to hei.  Their conversation was' surely no  business of mine, and i mo^cd aside  but I coulU not help hearing her Leg  him to come away. She was not insistent, and she veiled her anxiety  beneath some thin excuse  of a social  ft  duty he was neglecting, >ct the essence,of' "the affjir was obvious. 1  felt a strong desire to take tho youiig  man by the collar, and march him out  of the place, but the ctKqucrle of Monte Carlo forbids such help fiom man  to ���������-ummi . So I remained passive,  while- the croupier announced lhe  number .^2.  The young woman, whom I rightly  guessed to be the wile of the piayei,  turned.away,'-hiding considerable vcv-  lil'ionT.i She had'accomplished nothing  except that she 'had prcented her  husband from putting,down his money 'at a time when he would have  won. Though ��������� T , lelt thai any gains  lie might ,makc would only bawl him  more securely to the folly that could  have but one 'conclusion, 1 was so  full of human fiaiky as to Wish Hut*'  he might win. It was not possible  from where I stood to ,watch lhe  rolling ball' with any accuracy or to  get a notion whore it would fall, even iu the , very last instant, but i*c  was nearer and his face told me unmistakably when the infernal bit of  ivory narrowly, missed his numl/ers  In half an hour not'one of them had  won, and the ' croupier had changui  lhe last of the notes from ihe snuil  roll which hart been tightly elinctii.'.!  iu the yoking man's lelt. hand. His  hist supply of ,5 franc pieces quietly  \anish\Al, and lie began to bet pcui  monnaie fiom his pockets. Jic had a  surprising 'quantity ot _^siher, and  whenever I fancied he had come to  the end of it he would thrust a nervous hand into anothei pocket and  bring forth the value ol anoter wager.  1 think, however, that his very  last fi\e Iranc picte was on the board  when the croupier called 32. The  young man had ui on this number nie  value of one dollar, the. smallest  sum that may he Let at .Monte Catlo  When the bet had 1 een ifaid, he had  SS0 fiancs, or 3G d *.liars. With this  oncouiaglment lie laid down his mofi-  ey more liberally, and alintst immediately won again upon 31.  Then I could see in his eyes that  hope was alive in him It. seems al-  always seems so natural that fate  should relent.' Thc element of nity  in a human heaiCUs always shocked  by the j,ru<ality of chance and is Veiy slow lo bclie\'c that thc ultimate  intention can be had. It may ha\c  seamed only fan to this young gentleman that he should have a turn of  luck upon his last ^un and should  win enough to leconipense him foi  his .sufferings. Tie wiped the sweat,  from his brow and went iiilo J he silly struggle with anew courage.  ���������But the little ivory Lull that cared  nothing for him or for liis sacred ob-'  ligationsto hi.s wife, refused to perform the small service that was requisite. Instead if tantalized him by  falling into 17, which is on one wide  of 32, and then into 20, which is on  the other side of it. And; 1 could  see the poor fellow's heart leap in  his bosom.  Watching Ibis performance. I got  my first comprehension of what the  gainflHing passion is, .which has for',  its basis a fatuous pugnacity; an  aimless agonizing resistance to an  impllacaMo foe. At the outset I  wished this man, to stop pilayin,!;. I  knew that he was doing a foolish  thing- At the last, T merely wished  him to win, and I saw his icoiu dwindle with no . more rational feeling  than sorrow and wrath .that he must  stop, give up, go away beaten.  I  remembered   hearing  that  an   En.  , giish    noiliieman,     Lord      Arrelsford,  j'whose   wealth had been a byword on  the   continent;since the rctcnt death  of his uncle: had    won 45,000  francs  ^-H*^*4-*4-H^~M**-M-***4-^^^^  T  ! Union  Brewing Co  I NANAIMO,   B. C.  t       nanufceturers of the  v  f In JBritish Columbia  Z    Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed   Brewed  I'     from the  Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  ^���������M"I^H^^.!^:~K������<k*4"K*^*^^  ?  i  j.  i  i  miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at shorn  notice.   Drill Sharpened by.ii'- '  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks  handled and repaired.  StiipsmitlTLing    in  a)1     its    ^Braritie  Horseshoers and Gener a! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON    _v  Bui ler Street   -    -    -    -    Lady smith, B C  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 CLI'AN  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET7  C f  STFVENS BLOCK, GAT/.cRc  S.r,E^T LADYSMiTh  *  LAC/SMITH TRANSFER CO. -*  .^'"-ii  PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDHOUSEHOLD     FURNITURF MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  Stables in the'rear of thc Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  will! avi 5 \ j )  / \ ���������> i: r  ^���������������������������������������������������������������4>4-4-f4*������4-4--������4--4-*4-������-������4--������*4-M-4-4-4-4-4-4���������'������������������������������������4 ��������������������������� 4*���������������������������������������������������������������'������  GJS  FROM THE  FACTORY  TOYOUR,  HOME  Fresjght is a very considerable ,itern  in the importation of Furniture���������especially  amongst  the  cheaper  lines.  THESE WE MANUFACTURE  ourselves     from   Njatiivc   Woops���������en-"  suring   the '   LOWEST    POSSIBLE  COST���������and have-.met, with UREAT  SUCCESS  from all introliiced.  WE HENTION  A FEW  Cooks treasure Tables  $5.00 ca  Kitchen Cupboaul or Diess-  crs with  Glass Doors in upper     half. Size 7ft. '!, by  4ft 4 -       $12.50  Msat     Safes, Fir,   Anti-mc,  Outside   measurement   58x42-  xl7       $1.00  ��������� V'  i" >i*p  iwl  i*-1������f|  PAINTING,  i PAPEKHANGING  fcTC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith   Hotel.  J. E. SMITH,  Pit'"*  ll.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  attended to.  of  all kinds  pror  Shop on Gfttacre  M. % S1HIP39I  Solicitor,  Etc.  SS&nsy  ta    loan  st Avenue        -     -      LADYSII1.  Ladysmith  Temp'o No. 5 Rat'd i������<.  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow1     ill  2nd   and 4th Tuesday at, T.30 p. m  Mrs. Kate Tafe, secretary.  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDING  Orders Promptly   Execute j  LADYSMITH  *f      p*       *r    mm  (Continued     on   Page Four)  Meatmarket  LADYSMITH B. C. mm  % ?t������? T-* ~-     rt��������� '  t     <^  t ~  ' , M  5  < -    .> *  THE  DAILY   LEDGER  'V     ,  >*^Mm2Z  s  >**������������������=  LOCAL ITEMS  Forcimmer's    window   is   a money  saver.  BANJO     FOR  SALE  CHEAP��������� A  Victor & Dobson banjo in inst-ckiss  condition  for  sale  cheap.   Appjy.   11.  Shanks'  barber   shor,  1st  avenue.  Mr   'Wnr.   Ferguson,   of  Norihfield,  was in the city this morning  gars?- m^ssm mss, wsa c&sasssaraHai  S3  i������.  Dr. Di>r can b������ fouvd at any time  at his office on High street II is den?  lal work is guaranteed to be hrst-  class and rates reasonable ������t-  Mi.   Russell Simpson  returned fiom  Cumberland   this   moining,   to which  phue   he   paid   a busin ss   visit   this  week'.  Forcimmer's    window   is veiy  attractive  See Morrison's change of adv.  Mr. and Mis    J.  Adam v,ciit_ rp to  Nanaimo  al  noon   today.  Aid.  \V    Ilcvciidgc was amonj;  the  jiassengeis   to  Nanaimo  on  the   noon  irain.  Repoi ts are coming in of good  prosper Is fiom the copper and gold  ledges,back of the city, ten oi fifteen  miles fiom heie. Theie aie likely  to be mines of value developed in  that section  Try Caitci's  Ice-Cieam,   ^nst   Av.  Choice pieserving plums, 2.")lb boxes  foi   -Jtic.  at   f3lan   A; Adam's  Do you know that you  can get the  finest  stiatioii.ily   in   town  at       thc  Ding Stole?  ���������a���������  Petitions asking lor thc inli.duc-  1ion of the electr.c light by-law aie  out. lt is neci'ssary, befoic a ,by-l..v\  is introduced, that ten pei cent, of  the tax paveis, oi ten pei cent, ol  the assessed values, ask for such  j -  Fiom this date on five cents will  buy uiiicc, cool glass of beei at,  Jones'   Hotel.  The' meinbeis  of  the  Glee  Club did  all   they  could  for  the success  ol the  NaiKiimo     cnUMtainment,   and   it   is  laigely      due   tlicni   that   everything  wont oil so sinooihly  DUNCANS  TO-WNSITE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I. ���������.  *\. ,  A small area has been'laid of!   in town lots which are no w offered  a*  LOW  PRICES   AN    D ON  EASY TERMS.  t  The future of  the Cowichan      District  and   Vancouver   Island  /���������*  will   exceed   expectations   and   tins is a good chance f--*--a safe and  i   *- t  pro'ii.il-iV   invcsl-ncnt  ">EE TLANS AND PRICES  .|,-rC  Agents! J. STtWART  J a-lysmith,  V.  I.  ig&flSSKXSmaSSkni  J.H  WMITTOME  Duncans;     V.  I.  DOMINION EXHIBITION  1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER 7-1905  Under the Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  Industrial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C.  $100,000,03  IN PRIZES AND  ATTRACTIONS  $100,000.00  You can get your Sunday Col mist  at,Knight's  Book   Stoic,   which      is  open between   12  and   1   for   the   con  vcmeiicu of customers.  Enlarged   grounds,  new,  handsome and spacious buildings. ,,  WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS     iu   ROWING   and  LACR3iJ.SK,  HORSE   RACING,  Broncho' '-i i-sting,"  Military  Parades and  Exercises.  ;  ROYAL  IRISH GUARDS  and clhei   Famous  BANDS.  GRAND   -WATER   CARNIVAL���������Parade  of     Fraser  River   Fishing   Fleet  Pntrol Boats, II.M. Warsiups, iM'iaii  Wai  Canoes, etc.        Indian spoits.  For  all information  write W.  H.   KEARY,   SecnMary" and   Manager,  New Westnunstei, B. C.  With Most Hen  it isn't    so much wh������.t they  pay foi  Shirts, as it is-what  they    get for     their money.  They want to fell safe as to  Style,     Material,     Fit, and'  good Shirt making  If a shirt  LARGE NIMII'-ER "TAKK IN" Literals or Ladvsm *h,  but ���������moi'e/*-  SbNDAY   SCHOOL  PICNIC* ] ^.^   ^   ^   ^^   ^  "ihe lte\. it boj le iii.ii.sliale.1 a . e-  ry < onsidciable sized regiment oi ladies anil Sunday .School children on  the station platform this moining,  md miner his genoraUliip they went  ceinnig the bft-ling of the Eight  Hour Law ~by the Dunsmuir 'Co "etc.  and as one who has identified himsclt  with the Ladysmith Liberals in     the  Mi.     ronei's ranch     and vsill  theie   lJast>   <uwl   ������������������������*  &������'"������  '������tcl^  >������   ������>e  ojien a campaign against fat baskets  Liberal   cause,   I have   been   waiting  .      i  ii ,,n ,,,i     ���������    ii,,. i������������������i,   patiently      for  a lefutation  of these  ol eatables, small ciabs on the bc.uli   ' ��������� ,  chaiges   hy   the  niembeis  oi   the  ex-  and   pei baps   the     plum   tiees  lhe-,   will have a     good tunc there is  no   doubt,   loi   thc  \veath<������i   if      hue  foipicnicing and the place when- lluv  aie  to spend  the dav  ispoifect   'lhe  ccutive, for I have good leason to  believe that the cluigc is entirely  lalse and that Mr llavvthointhwaitc's  lnlormaiil was not ccn.cisant, with  the facts, and that kthcie is not a  paily w.ll letuin at 7 o'clock this cinlll,a of evi(|eIlce to warrant thc  evening, color      that   Mj.    II    throws  on   the  " case,   wlnfst   I believe  it   is an  open,  NO SCARCITY   OF PLLMR sec let   that  one of  thc present exc^ii-  TI1LS SEASON live boaul sat on the case. But, Sir  I'tfimcia in tiie disir ct repoi l mui 1 fail to see that any individual who  this season llicv- have the U-st plum -''*s cahl his lot with the Liberals,  cioi, that have been Miown lor sumo a������> moreHhan with the Socialists  voais A lauuioL who 1ms c.ie oi ������L &omc oll"-'r l>aitv, is disqualified  ihe Uifiisi plum oiclMids m the (lib from flI1/n= a portion oi tlml naluio  luct  v\.is in     lhe cilv   vcsteidav   anu  and   as there   is ample !��������� roof   of"   the  falsity of  thc statement,  Ttiust the  Liberal      executive   will   arise   from  their   legathy  and   wake  up  to  then  {hity.likc  the   lively  Liberals  of  Nana mo,   who   ncvci   allow  any  chaige j  tiom an antogjinKt   to go unchallenged.    Thanking vou   foi   space,   I   am,  1 RUTH  AND  Jl STICE.  in ine couisi of a contt,rsatic.n it  .said be expected Lne market would  m the course oi a week or two i>c  cvci&lockcd     with  plums On  ins  own faun ihe trees aic overburdened  with the hint, which is of exceptionally line si/e and yuality. lt lis  now beginning to iipen and the gath-  cniig will be jn full swing shoilK".  In  tins  vicinit.v      the fruit  trees aie  in an exceedingly healthy state ami j time for de|l(a, Wf)rk at D  lrr.fi from all. pests- Those farmers ' ou 11 io Ix street  who grow peaches have had great  success this year, their fruit being  unusually large. There is no doubt-  this climate is perfect for fruit growing and in the vicinity of Ladysmiih  are seme of the prettiest and be.il-  thicst. orchards to he ,found on the  Island.  a company, according to capital.  A free nuncr, 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 lie expended on  the claim each year or paid" to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  *,")00 has been expended- or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying- with oth-  ei requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an acre. -  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2J per cent>on  the sales..  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yeaily.  A free miner may obtain two leases  to  dredge  for  gold  of  five miles  cacii for a term of twenty yeais, renewable at the. descretion of the Minister of the Intsrior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation .within one season from the  Now We Aim  To  "**,  have o������n shu ts perfectly correct���������hut we nuvei foi get the  money saving also. " The  new l-'all Shuts aic of Foreign and Domestic mate] ial  in hViwhomc " New Patterns  of Slri'e and Figure/  Appointments may be made at any [  Dier's  st  CORRESPONDENCE  '.To lhe   Editor,���������  Jn   your   issue   of  the  10th   i-nst.    f  noticrd--a rcprlnl   from   the  Nanaimo  Free   Press,   a somewhat   lengthy letter from   I he ���������pen  or Mr.   J.  If. J-Iavv-  ih-ornihwaite, ��������� M.P.P.,   in   which     be  makes 'certain  charg-es   against    the  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  be purchased at $ If) per acre for soft, coal   and  -f20   for   anthracite.   Not  more   than  820 acres can be acquired  by one individual or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten  cents  per  ton  of 2,000  pounds    shall     be 'collided  on   the  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free miner's -ertificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50" ' per annum for n:i individual,  and from $50 to $100 p.-r annum for  s^ss?s'5g3s^sa������3^s������3sa3sssisa  ave you tried  NABOBTEA?  st 50a Ceylon Tea in the  MarS<et  u������ ii mi mm niirrrn wn -  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOGIC.  _    ���������   _   _   _ TELEPHONE  6-7  BREAKFASr  ,  CEREALS  MALTA VITA       <  WHE-EAT  POSTUM-CERE/L  GRAPENUT  RICE FLAKES  Our Stock ofCei  teals is always  fresh  . ��������� 'i. .    ��������� ������������������-��������� ��������������������������� .  BLAIR AND ADAM.  'PHONE  2-4 PHONE  24.  COLLARS  'J he iciy latest and evciy  height, in cveiy size Wo  mal.c a specialty of Msns'  Fuiiiislnngf..  IS ON EVERY M]\  SEE THAT M TRADE  MARK  ���������  ( date of the lease for each five miles,  f Rental,! $10 per annum for each mile  of river teased.   Royalty at tlie rate  of ii per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY, ,  Deputy of the Minister of the In  'Brier.  IN THE TEMPLE  RUI  (Continued from-Page Three )  on tho day before our arrival. Why  could not such luck come to- this main  who needed it rather than to that  Crqesus to whom ten 'times the sum-  would be of no importance?  "That man is losing more than he  can ali'ord," whispeied Wiltnot to hie  '���������'I don't like the look of.him."  "Nor I.'Vas my rejoinder. "Confound those numbeis! Why don't  they come?"  "Have"you noticed that hand of  his? It's- hoivering around his hip  pocket, and it's not money he has  there."  "You don't mean���������"  "I mean justv that,';'- whispered  Wilmol. "He wouldn't be the first  man who's shot himself over that  table. The croupiers arc watching  bun." ;  "Gracious     heavens!" I exclaimed,  "did you see his wife?"  ' Wilmot nodded,     with his eyes full  of meaning. ' ' ,  I waited for the croupier's word,'  but the ball had- 'not come to rest  I got a glimpse.of itand-it was spin-,  diately it fell with "a little click.  "Twenty, black, even and above!"  called    the croupier,     and I saw tlie  young   gentlcniunV   hand go trembling to his hip pocket, while his fig-,  ure straightened rigidly. -* *" -  I laid my left hand upon his sleeve  and he turned like a flash. '  "Don't do    it,J'    I said, in a low.  tone, .'VTlunk   of her."    -  -  "-Why,    .what the    deuce-   do you  mean?'I. he demanded, and dicw forth  his hand hastily. ,  .'  ��������� I hi.<l a firm . grip on him-.'before I  perceived that , what- h������*Vd---taken  fiom his pocket w&s not a revolver  but a wallet.    "'    ..���������*,"/.>     In y-  Thc sight staggered me,- andt4yct, in  thc tenth part of a second I-perceived that this folly was almost "as bad  as the one , I had anticipated. By  his anxiety I knew that the-money  in the wallet must lie a .reserve, the  loss of which would leave him stranded.  ' \ ...  It was hard to say^ that which I  knew should " Lo said, _but ,at that  moment, 1 caught a glimpse of his  wife and brother approacing somewhat hastily through the* long-rooms!  '���������'Pardon an entire >e'strapger,".il  said, -''but you know we are boW  Amciicans, and���������",,.      {, > ' -^ ai.-.j-  -  "Well, upon my word,": he .cried.;  ���������"and you���������you reallytimusn't Iosq  any more, You're not Lord Arrels-  ford, you know.   You can't afford���������"  "Bless my soul'" he said slowly,  as he fixed h s bright blue eyes upon  me, "I icaHy like youi impudence.  You may Know moie than I ..do about  my fiunual situation, but, by George  sir,  I ]>now my own name'"  Lord Anelsford turned to thc ta-  '/le and took from the wallet a sum  rf money that made medurzy. Wlteii  I iccovered consciousness, Wilmot  vvvs leading me away.  REMNANTS  OF SUMMER GOODS  We have ;several lines inj,1  BL0U5ES, 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 be all  be sold, as we do not intend carrying  ,for- another *season. r  NEW GOODS, and must  over any   Summer Stock  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  O ATAORC ST  LADYSMITH  W.G. Fraser  "   *' *       ��������� *  Merchant Tailor^  (ist Avenue) ' -  Spiring Stock on hancL Call earlv and  \1Z get your choice  NOTICE.  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     |>      Notary Public  P. O. BOX 268  +525  Cash  buys  one  of  the  neatest  and    best finished homes in  town  First-chiiss loGntion.  $250���������Secures  two    fine  lots i   few  yards from the Postpffice. $400 on  mortgage. .      ,  $150���������Cash   secures   good   four-roomed  dwelling. Balance $200 ".n time.  $300���������Cash   secures   7-roomed   iry.isc  Balance,  $250,  on  time.  GUNS   RIFLES  SHELLS  COMPLETE STOCK JUST  ARRIVED   .  and they     include the following well  Known make makes-"** , . v  PARKER & LEFEVRE SHOT   GUNS, SAVAGE & WINCHESTER  RIFLES, BROWNING AUTO MATIC SHOT GUN,  KYNOCK, EL-  * EY & VULCAN "SHELLS: ��������� '-'*���������   ".'    '        i  LADYSMITH HARDWARE^ ���������0., Ltd  W  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If you can get first-class goods  .at     low  pi ices fiom  a reliable  house at  home.  Thc peddlais that call here tiy lo ^et rid of such  trash as they cannot &ell\at   home.-If you get an article from    a  reliable firm you are sure tha t the goods are  as represented, and  if you aie not satisfied you have something to "fall hack on as we  are here since this town was fii&t stalled*- and hold oui iemulation as a fust-class hou������3. We cany nothing y\ our line but the  best quality of goods and sell   on 'small  profits,  as  our   expenses,  are Small. We have'no fat salanes to pay and no travelling expenses Call and compare our prices and our goods, and doiijt Le  deceived.  B.FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   XXX      Ladysmith,   B. C  |  Stoves  Stoves  We are making them of tha Newest    Pattern and Latest  Styles.  WE DO ALL KINDS OK KOU NDRY  WORK  Our Puces are Reaaona   ble  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN UL A IK AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  LADYSniTH JRON & STOVE WORKS CO., LTD.  $200���������Cash,and $10 per month  for' a  four-roomed house with (, an try and  blath-room.  All  newly     vpsc-ii >md  painted  in  and  out.   Fine gardeu.  Water laid  on.  $100���������Cash and' $10 per month buys  good dwellingHhouse, small house  on. same lot bringing $5 per month.  Splendid well,neighbors willing" to  pay monthly rental, for water. Purchase is  almost  self-supporting.  $000���������Buys good central business, property.  Well rented.  Houses  to  rent.    Call   and get  rar-  t-iculars. .'���������.'.*'  Fire,   Life  and   Accident  Insurance.  '   Deeds,  Wills,    Mortgages, 'Contracts- and Agreements Drawn,  FOR  RENT.  The hotel apartments' of thc Portland    Hotel,      consisting  of  twenty  rooms,      including  kitchen,   pantry,  store-rooms,   14  bedrooms,   well   furnished,  2tc.   The house,   without the  bar, will be leased by the untlersign-  od at very reasonable  rates.     Call  and look over   the premises. A. good  boarding house keener can do  well.  ANGELO TATE,  Proprietor.  From this dat'3' on five cents will  buy a nice, cool glass of beer at  Jones'   Hotel.  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and.at reason  able rates.  High St.  Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  NOTICE  r Notice is. hereby given that at the  next -sitting of the'Board of Licensing-: Commissionars of the City of  Ladysnrth, I intend to make application for a transfer o- the Reta 1  Liquor licence now held by me for  thc premises k nown as the Queen's  Hotel', situate upon Lots ]<3 and 11,  block 75, Ladysmith, B. C, from myself to Leopold Lepas."  DESIRE HENRY.  Ladysmith, 22nd July, 1905.  Ah  Whig & Co.  Merchant Tailors  Ladles' and Gents' Clothes Made to  Order.  PERFECT-FIT'GUARANTY ''."V  LADYSMITH,       I    C,  Haye yo'.i sseii Maggie Riley wearing that, pr-stty, , ready-to-wear hat,"  ..ecently purchased at Simon Leiser'  & Co/s  Ltd.?  .-H  1        )  ������������������'- VI  1


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