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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Aug 22, 1906

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Array .<!<> "J|'*      *  '!  "^%TIVR AS5F.MBLY.    .-1  Al?.'  1   :  *r>nt\  ^ILY  ���������..-<<-  VOL.,2  WEDNESDAY, AUG..22, 190G.  PRICE MVEOaW^S  1  QUEBEC TO VAN,  IN 93 HOURS  '������������������^asao  *3������������  -++���������*���������  L������       Montreal,   Aug.   21:-An    important .stops  at   the  chief stations  enrouie.  Jl       0 r ' I r r  arrangement    for  the    rapid  deliver?,   Similar  umir.g-eniCiUs    will   be  nincle  of British,   China    and  Japan   mail.?  for  t mails  and    through     passengers  has just been made by' tho- IroiKsi'iai  -Postal authorities vviLh the Caiiori-  ian Pacific railway company, w licit-  b'yn the mails will' be handled 'by this  one 'company for a distance of mVi  12,000 miles. '    '  A special last mail- train- e-ori:-.isl-'  ing of the' necessary- mail and 1 ay-  gage car, accomodation, and������.Irom  two to , three .sleeping) cars, a,nd a  dining ear for through passoiifrcrs-  will be run .across Canada from Que  bec to Vancouver in 93 hours.-  east bound Lhe lust west bound service will be us foliows'-Lcave Livci'i>o  ol II. Al. S. ������������������Empress of Ireland','  August :21th. J^eavo Quebec ou ar-  rival of steamship August 31st, arrive Vancouver September <t,th.  Leave Vancouver lt. Al. S. "Empress  of China" September din",7- arrivo  llong Kong September -21st. Thus  in less than one month the mails  will be delivered irom'"Great Britain  to .Chima and Vice Versa. This i.s  a ihiost important'saving to the Km  fi&Ux*"  REGARDING 1  ADJUSTMENT OF  THE [MIGHT QMS  -^+-������-  This   train will make i   only a few  pire.  SLOCAN CITY :  AND'KNOCKERS'  The Nelson News, just to -hand,-  contains the 'following letter from a  resident of Slocan City, .which', it  will' bV leinemjbeied,' was recently  seized by-the sherifl: -    ~    *.  "Editor/-The    Daily   News: -j i���������  some of    the    dailies    of B.C., and  Washington   there recently   appeared  articles written in an apparent spirit of malice arid with the intention,  'of casting reflections'on Slocan, Cit>  and it's officials.   'The articles   were  j'  unsigned,  showing'   the   brave    and  manly     nature    of   the writer who  [.'.thereby brands himselL as one of.the.  "tribe of 'knockeis.' <  ' "Members of this trihe'mve infested Slocan. before, but then we" weie  i in a position to be warned by Air.  C. E.Smitheringale through the columns of the'qow,defunct SIocamDrill  .the death of which has left- lis with  no professional champion to defend  our name and reputation against  knockers and ^calumniators.  1'The most contemptible of all liais  is tlie one .who incorporates an  atom of tiutll to add plausibility to  malicious falsehood. It is true that  our city is not now. in a prosperous  financial condition. Taxes have |b|ecn,  levied and are now due which would,  piovide ample usveuue to meet all  obligation's.  DISCOVER   -'.,..  ICE MINE  -���������������+���������%-  , Spokane,. Aug. 21.���������Jce forms constantly at the sui face of the ground  alone,, the LLttle Spokane riveL .eight  miles fiom this cily, throughout'the  summer.; Tho existence of this natur  al icfngerator qhas_just, been discovered by E. U. Peterson, and W. I.  Rake, who own the land,on which  it exists.,. A'   *     l   -   '  The LitLle Spokane Refrigera'toi  Company, for the purpose, of keeping  flints, vegetables, butter and eg^s,  and other pensiiable stuff in coto  storage, is being oigani/.ed in the  expectation ol-developing a great in-  dustiy fiom" this discoveiy". lt is  pioposedv to* - dig.a giant artificial  cave aL llie plae-e vvheie "the earth is  constantly fio^en, lili reservoirs with,  watci, which .will fiee^e and-add to  tlie frigidity oi the temperature to  an extent that will produce natural  refrigeration-1 tor ' hundreds' ot "car  ioads ol fiuit.  IH.ifls ol cold ail that-fairly  swept them oil idicir tcet as they removed bpiildcis fLoni the land in  question, and the formation of ice  whcie vvateL seeped  through between  Regarding,the adjustment of freight  rates to the coast, the New Westminster Columbian has the following'  to say: _ , (        7-  "It's good as far as it goes,- but  an answer has not yet been given  on the most important points."  This is the statement made this  morning by Mr. Alex. Cunhinghaim,  chairman of.the railway and transportation committee of the New  Westminstei boaid of tra-de, when  seen by a Columbian reporter rc-  gaiding the decision of the railway  commission on fi eight rates. What  the commission decided was that the  additional toll of five cents per hundred    weight   on freight originating  W0M4NS SUYER  OCCUPIES Jill  . ' -i    IK SEATTLE  FISHERMEN THINK  IT IS N8TA  SQUARE DUE  -*���������*-  Hft'S AIR  THOURIES  BEFORE COURT  -%+*  in Eastern Canada and destined to  British  Columbia ports,  above the nouse-  late on  freight originating in the1    Matcmche  is' an  Italian  and     has  eastern states and destined   to the' on,y boen > thc United States    for  same port should cease. , fifteen, months.    He speaks vciy lit-  ' Seattle, Aug. 22.���������"I do not know  why 1 shoj. thc woman. The story  of the trouble is just about as it  has been tbld in the newspapers."  The foiciloing statement was made  by Michael,' M-atonche when brought  to' Seattle last bight by Deputy  Sheriff jYIa'tt Sltirwich and lodged in  thc county' jail, charged with the  murder of Airs. .Joseph Fhpo, at Ra-  vensdale,-on Sunday. The man does  notmakc $my denial of the'shooting  nor does he offer any reason for the  actl , lie simply states that he did  it, and does not know why, and  that thc story of the affair as told  by the deputy sheiiff is correct, except, that thc shots, were fired at" decided to allow the trap owners to  Mrs.-Firpo    while she  was in     the(co'ntiiiuc    the  'But- what we wanted," said   Mr.,1-'6 English and'was  interviewed by   owliexs are'allowed  to catch     sock  Cunningham, "was that .the rate on a ���������l������oiler through Deputy Mutt  freight from the coast cities to Cai- Stnnvich,twho speaks Italian fluent-  garv, should be on an equal basis '>'��������� ln Answer to inquiik-s he had  with ihe talc on goods from -Win-,littlc to *M> <'xcopt <ls stated. He  nipeg to that point. Thc- distance soc,ns to. !>e unconcerned and not at  to Calgaiv from the coast is 'less'*'11 worried aver the possible out-  than from'winnipeg to Calgary,  and   conic of  l.m>  ,,'0"������������1������-     He has   been  "Though our property owners have [rocks on lhe shady,side ot  bjouldcis,  been so unfortunate  through misfoi-  resulted  m  the investigation by Pe-  tune and hard times as to be unable to ������ieet their I axes at once,  it is not manly to cast reflections  on their characters 01 to ridicule  their calamities.  "I speak for myself and I know it  will be endorsed by others when 1  say that we have confidence in' oui  integrity, confidence in the country,  and confidence in our abuhty to pay  ONE HUNDRED CENTS ON THE  DOLLAR in a short time. Yours,  A. E. TEETER.  City Clerk's Oflice, Slocan, Aug.  17.  EMBESSLER'S  *  CHILD DIES   *���������-������   Seattle, Aug. 21. ��������� -G. 1\\. Kuhn,  former postmaster at West .Seattle,  who is confined in the county jail,  on a six months' sentence for embezzlement of postal funds, "learned  yesterday that his little babe, a hoy  9 months of age, had. died. The father was sorely grieved at being  compelled to spend the day behind  the bars, instead of at the bier of  ���������his offspring.  '  ������ . '  Kuhn, prior to his arrest, was  postmaster and also conducted a gen  oral store. The postal inspectors  found that lie was ?1,900 short" in  his accounts, but he claimed that  this was due to mixing hi* .personal  and government accounts. .After his  arrest restitution -was made to the  government, and when the case was  called Kuhn plda-dcd -guilty-to a tecl^  nical violation of the law and was  sentenced by Judge Han-ford to serve  six months in the county jail. Three  and one-half months of this sentence  have been served and it is understood that a movement has been  started to secure a pardon.  When asked if he would roq^icst per'  mission from the authorities to attend the. funeral of his babe, Kuhn  answered he probably would not.  Since'his incarceration he has boen,  a model prisoner and has been a  trusty almost from the start. His  ���������wife and another child still reside in  West Seattle.  tcLSon and Kake that materialized in  the uiiicjfiic discovery. For tluec  weeks they have been (juictly investigating the ground in that vicinity,  find it is fx.oz.cn to.a depth of several feet' and that all suiface water is  promptly congealed thereon.  One icmaikable featuie of their dis  covery is that they can" actually  umno ice. In fact^ they have -kept  thc refiigeiators in,their,own homes  supplied-for a foitmghl by chunks  of ice dug from the'cailh. With a  pick and shovel tiicj have dug a wag  on load -at a time and believe there  is an inexhaustible supply. Thc ice-  mine is a halt mile in extent, a  quarter mile wide and pi unknown  depth.  STRIKE IN  yet Winnipeg gets a lower rate. And  it is  even worse as regards   points  in our  own province.    The rate from  New Westminster    and other    coast  towns to Nelson, Cranforbok,    Ross-  land and the  Kootenay 'district  - is  g 1 eater    than   fro,m   Winnipeg. <   The  difference in  the freight rate    from  Winnipeg    by      way    of tlie Crow's  "Nest Pass, is irom 25 to 33     cents  per hundred .weight   less   than from  the coast tni these British-Columbia  points.-   Thc result.'is that the coast  is     prohibited    from    trading with  these places.     On staple articles,the  extra freight charges would eat r up  all  the  piofits.     This is  the    thing  wc want remedied.     This   is ' what  we sent Mi.  Joseph Martin'   to   Ottawa  to ask  the commission.   If we  do not get thc reduction on   treight  as   far    as Calgary   we   should    at  least get it to points in our    own  province.     We claim that the discrimination is unfair and we   will    insist on an answer in this point."  No action has yet been taken by  the committee, but it is likely that  an eflort will be made to see the  coinmissioiieis who aie now on theii  way to the Yukon, before they go  hack east.  KILLED BY  STREET-CAR  Montreal, Aug: 21.���������Knocked down  and mangled by a street ,car, Urbjain  Roux, a saddler, from Tinwyck, JAth-  told that jibe woman is dead. The  man seemed anxious lo have it understood that the shots were fned  inside the' house, and his version is  that he stood 111st inside thc doorway ^and> hied nist as Mrs. Pivpo  was rising with a cry ,noti to shoot  as 'he pulled the gun from _Mic inside1 of his coat. l  '  ���������v  Deputy. Matt Slarwich-related the  story as f.11 as he could get it fiom  the prisoner. He says the trouble  arose over the breaking of a window at the house. Matenche became  involved"in a dispute with his twTo  comrades.^ Aftoi leaving the house  they lctuined and the prisoner entered the" dooLWay with the gun in  his hand." The woman, who was a  cripple, started to aiise from her  chair wUh^a- cry, when two shots  were fired, one of them enteiing her  aliilomen.  - After the act was committed, Matenche diopped the weapon and ran  out into the darkness, but was soon  taken into custody by the deputy.  No charge has yet Wen placed  against the man," and the information has not yet been officially placed in the hands of the piosccutinpo  attorney's oflice *  New Westminster, Aug. 22.���������Appar-,     Matt, a Finlander, was in trouble  entiy there^ will be no change regard-   lust evening, and came before    Justices of the Peace Matlicson and Nicholson  for    a hearing,     The   complainant was one Victor Thompson,  who claimed that    the accused had,  011 Sunday night last, attacked   jhim  wilh  a knife.      During the progress  of the    hearing,    it was shown that  the prisoner had bfecn in a figjht with  the complainant in the New Western1  ibwir about seven o'clock Sundaytevcn  ing.     After this discussion had   been  settled considerably to the disadvantage of the complainant, who appeal;  ed in   couit with two black    eyes as  a  result, the la Iter claimed that ho  was  again  attacked by Matt, at    12  o'clock that night on the back steps  of a    hoarding 0 house,    and it was  here that he claimed a knife was used.     Thompson failed to prove    his  case, however,    and Matt was    dismissed.      Mr.' Russell Simpson   appealed for the accused,  ing tlie close season for sockeyes  jlKitween August 25 and September  15th. Inspector Swoid to-day today slated that as far as he was  aware there would be no change,  and that unless he hears from Ottawa in the meantime there will he  110 nets smaller than a seven inch  mesh used between Saturday morning, Aug. 25 and Sunday evening,  Sept. 111. ,  Some time ago the announcement  was made by Mr. Burdis, secretary  of Fraser River canners association,  that the Dominion government    had  use    of      the   traps  through the close season.  These facts aic taken by Fraser  fishermen to he an unjust discrimination.   They claim that if  the    trap  eyes and cohoes, that the net fishers  should have the same privilege, that  theie should either bie a close-season  or an open season for all. The fact  that the tiaps are allowed to keep  in opciation it is claimed, 'will lessen the -catches in the river after  the season is again opened. It is  also alleged that 'the traps keeping  in opeiation all season will kill off  the cohoes 111 a couple of years.  Theie wclc only small catches of  sockeyes last night and some fishermen who got "skunked" on the first  drift gave up in disgust. The high  boat on the New Westminster drift  was 30 Up Hie liver theboat was  50.       '    .      -  Theie are quite a'number now using the seven inch mesh, which will  not, catch sockeyes, but will get'the  spxing salmon. There have been  some fail catches of springs.  Prof. Prince, chah.man of the Fish-  et u-s Commission was in New Westminster. Saturday and had a conference with Inspector' Sword on de-  paitmental matters " ���������   o   WHEN THE CARRIAGE MOVED.  PINEAPPLES  BRING MONEY  CHEATED WHILE  IMPRISONED  Roise, Idaho, Aug. 22.���������Charles W.  Spaulding, former, tieasuier of the  University    of Illinois, who recently  ubasca, met a horrible death here comI)lercd a term of seven ycsis' im  last night. .Roux, with a friend was j I)nS0Iul,eilt in the penitentiary at  proceeding to a coinei of' St. Denis   ,7o,Iel for embc77lement of funds in-  and Bienville streets, with the intention of boarding a car. As they  car coming down at a high uite of  cioshcd the street the friend saw a  speed. He signalled for it to stop  but the niotorrnaii, instead of slowing up, appeared to increase his  C^ AT?TROr^) ^ S')CC{1 w'tir the ;apparciit intention ,of  '^*''*"CN-1X-'V*^V*/ j clearing the corner.    The: friend, Ber-  ti,- succeeded in passing over injfrdnt  of    the    car,     but as he  turned  to  What   is  said   to  lie    the     richest   warnMux,companion to hurry he saw  -���������%���������-$>-������-  gold  strike'    in'���������   Cariboo  within  the  past 25 years,  was.made at    Peters  Creek,   near Stanley,  by an old miu:  e.r named  Mathers.   Mathers'  discovery is the result of.persistent   prospecting  and deep  diggings.      At the  depth of 100 feet he .struck-dirt that  yielded 30 ounces of gold' to  the set  of ten feet.     The iiews."came   to  the  city yesterday in'a letter received biy  Fred Richardson,  from T.  A.   Blair,  of  Burkerviile.     In. the-letter,     Mr.'  Blair says:  "Old Mathers has struck  it rioli at last.     This-Is the b<if!gest  strike that has been made here within the past 25  years.     The gold   is  described   as  coarse and  heavy  such  as   was   discovered   at   Old   Point    a  few years ago.     The value is, estimated' at *00fi to the ten feet'. .Mathers had a.   good; deal to contend with  in getting down  through  the     shim,  but  when  lie got  down   to  the   gravels  of the old channel he struck it  richly.        It   is,   or course,   admitted  that the  shallow'diggings  in     Cariboo arc all 'exhausted,  but this, discovery  of  placer  gold    on  the     old  channels  will no  doubt start    many  people  digging.."���������Oplonist.  lSoux disappear under the car. The  body was dragged two .hundred  yards before the car could Me thought  to a standstill. It was necessary,  then, to raise it by means of jacks  before the remains could be taken  from under the wheels. Themotor-  man disappeared   after the\accident.  J-IE DEFIED THE.MOB.  .).  H. ".Flower,-    who    was    rfred  tilisted to him, Ifagun suit in the federal couit heie yesteiday against  .James 11. Brady, chaixman of the  republican state central committee,  and othcis, to iccovcr valuable interests, in the Idaho Canal Company  and the l'ocalello Powei and Iuig.a-  tion Company.  Spaulding alleged that while confined in the Illinois penitentiary hti  was defrauded ofhis (interest in theso  properties. He changes thal-lhroug-hj'  connivance with ,'the trustees handling, his property, the Idaho monjgkin  ed control of his interest in the two  companies, worth $270,000, for $20,-  000. Spaulding alleges that the  property involved is now paying dividends on ' more than one million  dollars.  Seattle, Aug. 22.���������'-Perhaps the  best business for small farmers in  lhe Hawaiian islands is pineapple  laisin-o," said G. N. Wilcox, of Honolulu, at the Butler last night. Mr.  Wilcox is engaged extensively in ag-  liculfinal puisuits in the islands.  "A year ago practically the only  fanning was done in the raising cl  sugar cane. It was not until the  past yeai thar experiments have  shown that pineapples can ������o ix'.spri  by thc smaller faimci to as r.dvan  tage.  "Panenpple land does not cost so  much as sugar land, and the cost  of raising the apples is not as much.  One lnus go into the sugar business  on a Luge scale to make it pay. In  some p.nts one can buy good land  for S100 an acic, while in other  pails of the island it is,next to impossible to get. land at a leasonabjlo  figuie.  ''Lahoi costs from 75 cents to  $1.50 a day. Japanese are largely  employed and work cheaper than the  Hawaiian's.  "The islands are in a prosperous  condition and find a ready market  for 'their products. Most of the  fruit . is shipped to San Francisco,  and forwarded to the East by railroad." '  The recent episode at the Belasco  theatre, Washington, when the president's coachman had a difficulty  wilh the manager because he would  not move his carriage, although nobody was in the carriage���������and it was  waiting for some White House guest������  reminded an old police sergeant of a  time when he was stationed at thc  Baltimore & Ohio station in that  city, according to the New York  World.  Among his other duties he had to  keep carriages from standing at tnc  curb diiectly in front of the station  entrance, it being necessary to keep  that place cleat for caniages that  were coming and going at that point  President Grant drove to the station  to meet one of the incoming trains.  While the officer was in another  place the carriage ^topped in front oi  the-station. When thaj officer wturn-  ed he noticed the president's rig  standing there and waited for it to  move along. When it did not move  and no one alighted the officer supposed that the president had gone  into the station.  "You know as well as I do that  you caTmot stand there," said tho  officer to thc president's coachman.  "Do you know whose carriage this  is?" was the only answer oi the  man on the box.  "That makes   no difference.     You  must      move."      But there was no  move  on thc part of the   coachman  to stir from thc place.  "Hawkins," came a voice from inside, "did you hear what that officen  said?" And the head of the president of the United States was poked'  out of the enrriage window. The oar  riage moved.  that although the sheriff acted in  good faith, the members of the mob  ,did not,  but later went to Flower's  out of The Dallas,  Ore., by   i   mob|house and (hmmnded  the privilege ot  recently,  has returned-.to. his    homo I searci,ine- fou him.  there, and declares'his" intention' to  remain. Flower was arrested en a  .statutory charge, preferred by Clias.  Ross, a livery 111011 of that place, in  connection with the hitter's little  daughter. At his preliminary hearing Flower proved his innocence. He  was dismissed no evidence sufficient  to hold him having bben adduced.  Notwithstanding that the court  cleared him, a mob gathered . which  threatoned to do him bodily injury.  The mob was inducoti to desist on  promise of Sheriff .Grant that he  would send Flowor cub < f town,  This     Grant    did, but it is alleged  BATHERS  DROWNED  DELUGE OF WATER  EXPOSES FREE GOLD  ���������.���������_  Searchlight,  Nov.,   Aug.  22.���������Early  this morning Soaichlight was the recipient  of a  deluge  of water   which'  greatly resembled a cloudburst.- The  water came, down intorrents and the ,  streets were turned into swiftly flow  ing rivers.    None of the large buildings were'damaged, but m-any, tents,  houses      and    .shacks    were flooded.  Many, tons of  loose dirt were washed down Hobson avenue and exposed  a  a ledge of copper-stained    ijvartz.  Many samples were picked up    with  free gold visible.  -*^-<  Chatham, Out., Aug.. 22.��������� A double drowning in Lake Erie occurred  at the rear oi the pavilion at Erie-  au early this afternoon', whereby  Miss Margaret Lapp, of this city,  and Duncan Ferguson, of 1'upperville  lost their lives while bathing. Thtio  is. a sand bar some distance from  the shore and between ^nis .--i.J Ine  shore there is deep water, '.'he custom is to swim to the sandbar and  ng  . After the parley, two of the members were admitted, and it is claimed that some of the .windows -worn'  smashed during the search'. Mrs.  Flower called one of the mob by  name, and it is alleged that she was  commanded ��������� not to repeat any names  ou that occasion. "       "  Flower says that he is prepared ' there rest. While in the deep water  for any emergency, that he is inno-'.Miss Lapp and Ferguson's sister bp-  cent and that he will not he driven came weakened and billed for help,  iiiway. At last reports no signs Ferguson, who was a strong swim-,  were in evidence of violence . Influ- mcr. brought his sister to the  ences were reported at. work to pro- shore, and then went ito: -v*:ss  secute the persons engaged in driv- Lapp. Both sank exhausted and  ing him out of town. j were drowned.  Miss J. McMillan and Miss A. Bry-  den were passengers to Victoria on  this morning's train.  Mr. J. E. ��������� Goodfellow, assistant  superintendent of the E. & N, Railway, arrived in the city from Victor-v  ia at noon and spent the afternoon'  here.  "Graun goal," said the Scot.  "Fine" returned his companion,  and applied the ibottle to his lips  once more. Still he did not offer to  treat his neighbor.  "Ye're a bit of a fitha' player yer-  sel', I see," remarked Sandy.  "Yes, I am," was the proud reply.  >-'I thocht that," said the Scot drily. "I can see ye're a graun dribbler, but, man, ye're aae guid at  passing."  -,< .-      - -/ *   I  I   ,'  A,^-  THE IADYSMITH DAILY LEDGER  THE OAiLY UDGEK  PublUai   every   day   except Sunday  ii  every   day  -BY-  THE DAILY LEDGER COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH.  SUBSCRIPTION.  One Year (to aiivaac*) $5.00  One Month  _ ... _  50 cents  WEDNESDAY  Aug. 22, 1906.  HEMAKKABIjE   VOYAGE.  Dawson.    \ug.       21.-E.    Stewart  scientist    arrived    yesterday,      completing  a   trip    from    Edmonton   'to  ��������� Dawson   by canoe, making tho iS.OOtf  miles in only seventy days,   which   is  remarkable time.   The   Klondike' Ar  goaauts    of several   years ago spout  two years in getting over the   sani  route wi in  supplies.  ilr. Stewart voyaged-down the  lakes and the Alackenzie, '2,000  miles by canoe, then portaged n  few miles to,the i'orcupino thence  1 by canoe to Fort Yukon, from which  place be took a steamer to Dawson.  He will proceed to Seattle, making  a 100-mile, portage to the coast, thus  travelling all summer by water, a  total of 0,000 miles, of which only  loO miles   are portage.  '  George Siler. of Chicago has been-  selected referee of the Gans-Nelson  contest   by the   Goldfield'Club.  ��������� O-   3  M  There is a Vast Difference  Between  Bi & Ki  ROLLED OUTS  and all other Oats. B. & K. Rolled Oats are not .only more delicious, ���������  more appetizing and sweeter to the  taste;   they   are   also  FRESH AND SWEET  EVERY DAY  Your  Grocer    gets . daily  deliveries  fresh    from     the mill,    that   is  whyv  n.    &   K.   Polled  Oats build heallli-  ie-i   bodies and brains.  Barrow   in   Furness   England,   Aug  21:-The ice breaker Lady Gray, built  for Tse  in' the Gulf  or  St.  Lawrence  in  winter   time    was  launched     hero  to-day.  Henry Elliott, Esq,.', of Sherbrooke  N.S., Inspector and Supt. of Bridge!  Construction for Nova Scotia, says:  "A bottle of MINARD'S, LINIMENT cured m'c of a very severe  sprain of my leg, caused by a fall  while building a bridge at Poherty  Creek,  Cumberland Co."  SESSSoiSS&S&SSS  B.K.���������1130.  NOTICE."  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply to the Hoard of Licensing Commissioners at their next  sitting; (oi a transfer of the retail  liqttoiv 'lifmje .now held by me for  thc PuM I.i nd Hotel, Ladysmith, from  mvsell  I" Christina Hoggan. ^  1).  IV I-IYND.  Ladysmith, Sth-Aug.,'1900. Im  Estjuimalt   & Jianaimo Railway  STEAMSHIP SCHEDULE  EFFECTIV E JULY, 18.  S. S. JO  Saiis from Ladysmith for Vancouver every Tuesday at fi o'clock a.m.  Sails from Vancouver .foi- Ladysmith every    !U-<nrl:iy'   and   Tuesday, at  1:30 p.  m.  me.    I vouldn't gif you   five    cents  for him.     I Jive   eight   miles out in'  de country, und I'd haf to walk /hack)  two miles."   - -  NATURAL WITH HRL  Thc late chief justice John A. Peters, of the marine supreme court  was presiding at Bangor over a  civil case, years ago, in which one,of;  the important witnesses was ahorse  doctor tinned Burns. The doctor was  ;i small man with a weak little  voice, and the council-on both sides,  as well as the court and jury, had  great difficulty in hearing his testimony.  During' cross-examination the counsel for the plaintiff became exasperated and began to-prod and harry  the little man.  "Dr. Burns," he shouted, "if we  are ever going to get anywhere with  this case you must speak up so the  court will hear you. You can't ey-  pect the jury to understand signs.  Speak loud and strong,  sir."  The small-sized veterinary tried,  but it was evidently no use. Whether  from embarrassment or inability the  sound would not come.  "Well, your honor," began counsel ||j  indignantly, when the chief justice I gf  stopped him with a gesture. Leaning j������J  over the bench he said: ;^j  "Mr. Attorney,   you    must be pa- 'fi  tient with  the doctor.     He   cannot \'~  help it.       Years spent in the    sickroom have made speaking low a sec  orid nature with him."  Capt. Alex. McLean's schooaer  Carmencita,, made famous last year  by hor alleged raids on the American sealing grounds  is about lo doso'iid  a common guano wu-rier. She is  now owned by a .Mexican Guano  company, and will be employed in  the transportation of odoriferous,  cargoes from I ha guano islands oil  tlie coast of Mexico to the mainland.  Rev. M. O. StocMand, Pastor, of the  first M.E. Church,,Little Falls, l\Iiii-  nesols, writes: "We have used Chamberlain's Colics Cholera and Diarr-  hoc Remedy for several years and  find It a very valuable remedy, es-  pecl lly for summer, disorders in chil-  in Berhing'sea dre&-''   Sold uv Ladysmith Pharmacy  to the level of  SUMMER  DIARRHOEA  IN CHILDREN  During the hot weather ol the summer months the first unnatural looseness of a child's hovvols should have  immediate attention,! so as to check  the disease before it becomes serious.  All that is necessary is a_ few doses  of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy followed by a dose  of   castor oil   to   dense the'system.  MSajMwueaEnrtaeurwMaajswBi  i  ������������������������������������������������������������-������������������������<���������������  Ull  11st. Avar  ^sri-asEEsrassKss  IT. DEFIES  COMPETITION  Some time ago king Edward sent  a donkey as a present to his little  grandson the crown prince Olaf, oi  Norway. The donkey was sent b>  the steamer Monteblcllo, and the cai>->  tain got instructions to look weli  after the animal. On arrival outside  thc Chustiania fjord the captain signalled the lighthouse "All right, '  but received no signal in reply. J:e  then gave orders to signal "ass" on  one mast and "All right" on thc  other. But still no reply. As it  is a vciy important matter thut signals from vessels passing the lighthouse, should be reported propcily,  the captain complained to the an tho- ;'j  rities. The official explanation is ; f*  this: At the moment the monfcebel-  lo passed the lighthouse thc signalman on duty was called to the telephone and consequently could not re  ply immediately, and when, afte-i  having finished the conversion at the  telephone, he saw the second signal  flying: "Ass! all right," he took it  as a personal snub-and did not think,  it necessary   to report it.  ... I  .  * > j  i       AJ,  <   ������������������������-������'../  '->-'��������� A  /.'-"^.-���������-'  iV'  otlh{ Ws  Latlysiiiiib, B. C  smmino   forty  l     MANUFACTURER OF  I Carbonated Beverages,  i Oinger   Rcer  > Fruit Syrups  4     .       P.   O.   Box   248  ma m 11 miiia 1  ������  Light Teaming.  Orders With���������  NO.   MINE  FRIEND.  "I've got the very thing, you  want," said the stableman to a  ruralist in search of a horse; a  thorough-going road horse. Five  years old, sound as a quail, $175  cash down, and he goc; ten miles  without stopping."  The purchaser threw his hands skjH  ward.  "Not for me." be said,  "not    for  Union-made Capital &��������� Nugget Cigars  bus may attack  foers of the home without warning  Chamberlain's Colic, .Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy, which is the hest  known remedy for these peases,  ZuW always be kept at hand, as  ?m������mjU treatment is necc-r^  and delay may prove fatal, ior sale  by Ladysmitii Pharmacy.  GLASS     GLOBED    [-  When you want a Glass glove  see .that you get the globe  with the rubber ring on' it,  as it is the only kind that  can keep the water out ��������� the  globes without the ruhtber ring  cannot keep out water, you  eta sec that by examining  them. The artificial flower  that Is put into the globes  with the rubber rings, is giuar  an teed to "he the best, ami if  you want a globe with a  Rubber Ring, call at Mrs. T.  X. Jonss, agent for  fg%    H^NRY CREYVJj  The c������ly    place you can   get  Them.  Sole /gent in B.C. for tho  Freiuh Wreath Co., of Lon-  ^ do* aris, Melbourne, S.A.,  > Ce-r. '���������-(/ i.ox Rd. & Milton St.  5 N A.NAIMO B.C.  I  EXCELLENT  Train Service  ^^������53** BETWEEN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  PORT AND, BOSTON,  And tho Pri.-Mpal Business Centers ot  Ontario, Quebec, and the|  Maritime Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, NEW YORK AND  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.  For Thno Tables, cti!��������� uddroau  CEO. W. VAUX,  AsRlstiint C.en'l Passenger and Ticket Agent,  1 laS >BAMa ST.. CHICAGO, ILL.  in  Geo, lv. Courtney,  District Passenger Agent  ">S Government St., Victoria, B.C.  jTHE JONES HOTEL  ���������WHITE. JUOOK ��������� -'.  ���������WHITE   LABOR   -  Employed Only  ([Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE  STREET-     Ladysmith!  I  1  THC COMFORTABIX WAY.  Ticket and ' Freight Office,  75  Government Street.  Tanscontinental  Trains Daily  The New Train  j?;i    NTAL LIMITED  Ti������e Train of  Ease,   Elegance,  Excellence.  Every 'mile  a  picture,    and  no smoke to spoil  the   view.  Thrc-ii&h Compartment, Observation and Pullman Sleepers; also Through "Tourist  Cars to Chicago.  At antic Steamship Business to Europe  is our Specialty  Union     Terminals   with   all  Steamer lines.  liei'th  reservations  by  wirel  Great Northern S.S. Co.  FOR JAPAN AND CHINA.  Steamships Minnesota and Dakota sail Irom Seattle Ior Japan and China ports at fre-  quenr dates. Exact sailing  dates can be secured upon application to any Great Northern representative.  S. G.  YERKES,  A.G.P.A., Seattle, Wash.  E. R. STEPHEN,    ->'  ,  .   Gen.  Agent, Victoria.  B.C  XPRESS  Wood ar     Baric    for sale.     See J.   KEMP,  or    leave  W. CARTER.  phone    fi-n  Under;New|Manaxhient  HpJEUWILSON  Jus. R. McKinnell, Prop.  NANAIMO  Commercial Mens' headaiarteri.  Modern and     Strictly Flrat ClaM-  Fire Proof    Buildlif.  Try Capital and Nugget Cigars  ''or a cool, refreshing���������  & A T H  During: the Summer  Months Call on ������������������  THOMAS LEWIS  Shaving Parlors, etc.,    High Street  Best accommodation (or transient  *nd permanent'boarders and lodgers.  orXnd    hotel  ,This Lnew. Hotel has been comfortably furnished and"ihe bUt Isi ap'-to-  d������te. RateB liiti a day and ap<  w������\rda.,      -   ~-  n. j. nn  NURSERIES, & SEED HOUSES  Large Stock of Homegrown  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  now matured for tlie Fall  Trade.    -     t  u * 11  .   No expense, logs or delay  of fumigation or inspection.  Headquarters    for    Pacific  Coast grown .Garden, Field,  an;l Flower Seeds in season.  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps  vVliaie-Oil Soap, Greenhouse,  Plants, Cut Flowers, Bulbs  For Fai! Planting  , ~ We do business 0n our own  grounds���������no rent Lo pay ami  are    prepared    to meet   all  competition.  Let me price your list before .placing your order.  Catalogue Free.  .    M. J. HENRY,  So 10 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER  toalaaai  'M.  BEVERIDQE, Prop.  Urn .'���������*: :���������-: :���������*��������� ;���������������: Ladysai!  LadysMltk  Fletcher Bros.  . ..Dealers In....  Piahos   & Organs  Ladysmith, B.C  ^Plumbing and Tnittiing  DONE AT  Reasonable Pricesl    "   By   J. ANDERSON  Leave orders at Peterson's  Furn -  ture Store, or telephone No 5i.  Sunlight Soap is better than other soaps, but  s best when used In the Sunlight way.  Buy Sunlight Slip an J lollow Directions  +  THE TYBE COPPER CO., Ltd.  I PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QQU> AND  SILVER ORES. *  Smelting Works cat  UDYSMITFii   b. c.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  HEAD. OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION.  Vancouvflr Island, B, G.  *  General Manager. %  ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������-������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������^,.,..������........,.....,.....������ ,..  -     First  Class  rios for Hire  WOOD   AND'bAKK  FOR SALE   AND    DELIVERED.  EXPRE   SS WORK.  i'IM^-'|-y.'T'T\*^  AVID JOHSMSOISS  PHONE 66 LADYSMITH  ������������������������:������������������������:���������������������������������������������������,  .������������������������������������������������������.���������.������������������..���������.������������������..������������������������������������"������������������.������������������.������������������������������������..���������"������������������������������������������������������C"������"*'">"������"?:  ."MAKE HAY WHILE  THE SUN SHINES.     p  There is a lesson in thc   work   oi"j|j  the thrifty farmer.    He knows   that  the bright sunshine may last  but  day *nd he prepares for thc showers  which are so UaWe to   follow      So   ������ Cp.f,anJn  it Bhould be with every   household.   | dCO'.ianOo  Dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera���������;mor-  ������...��������� r������Qw ottick some of the    mem-  ft   _  %  I  HE Win DAT (0.:  Sole   A r,en is for  B. (A  ..,..*..������..������..������..������..  ,.������..������..������..,. .������.....������..  >.#..������. .������������������>������������������..������������������.>>..���������..  ..s..*..a..������..������..#M������..o..������^������  STOVESf -STOVBS!  we are making HEATERS and RANGES of  Latest Styles and Newest iPatierns--We do  A\\ kinds of Foundry and Repair Work  Nickel Plating in all its branches a Specialty  THe CITY Wl pi jrK6T  R. Williamson Prop  1st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  i AD^lVllTrt TRANSFER STABLE  H.-..II.I  PIANOS,     ORGANS ,'ANDHOUSEHOLD     KURNITURF MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  Stable^ in the rear of the Lad ysrhith hotel.  . Ahbbtiford  Leave..orders at   the  A.. j. WASKETT PROP.y  v  -������  ���������1  i  Ivadysmith Stove & Iron Works Co. Ld    j  TELEPHONE 53 P. O. Box 42. \  !  ��������� ..������..���������..���������..���������..���������>������������������"���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������"������������������������������������"���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������    ������>������������������"������������������  ..*..������..a-.*..���������"  ..a-������.. ������������������������������������������������������������>������������������������������������������������������  f^smasBBmssimasss^smmBMSs^s S.    ROE DDI NG     "  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done - ;:; -   Orders  Prornptly    Execute   LADYSMITH  WM.MUNSIE, President    J. W. COBURN, Managing Director.  Telepbane 4-l>.  ie Ladysmith Lumbier Ca, Ltd.  MILLS   AT   F1DDICK   AND  LADY SMITH- f        w w>*������  SHirigleiS et SfDeofeilty  MANUFACTURERS OP  ,  ��������� Kaugli aiulDressedi. Fir and Cetlur Lumbers  LATHS,  SHINGLES, MO ULDINGS,'    ETC.,     ol   the BEST  QUALITY SEASONED.     AND   DRIED    FLOORINGS     AND  FINISHING LUMBER IN STOCK  4  4  4  t  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  ���������4  4  4  4  4  4  ������������������������-������%^  9  ; '<r"ij >THE LAPySJWja  DAILY  LEDGER  s     <  LODGES  LADYSMITH TEMPLE, No. 5.���������  Rathbone Sisters, meets in the Odd  fellows' Hall, every 2nd and , dth  Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m.  MRS. KATE TATE,  M. of R. & C.  ,      UNITED ANCIENT ORDER OF  DRUIDS.  Wellington Grove, N0. 4, UjA.O.D.  ,< meets in, thc    I.O.O.F. Hall,   Lady-  i smith, the Second and Fourth   Wednesdays of each month,' commencing  Wednesday, 13th, 1905. '  '' Visiting Druids are invited  t0   attend.    By Order  WM.  RAFTER, Rcc. Sec.  PATRICK BURK, N.A.  HILBERT  !. sssssisss^sssss^s^s^ssmasssssssstl  ii  GM.ED0M  c  Leads Them  IN  QUALITY  R. P. RITHE3,  & Co., Ltd  Agency.  Dr. KB. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed  and at reason-  ,    ' able rates.  RESIDENCE  AND OFFICE  Gatacre St Ladysmith  0|,ou nt all bonis.  LAbYiSMirH   BAKERY  CHOICE    CAKES    AND   PASTRY  ALWAYS    FREBll', ON HAND  Wedding    Cakes  '^liule   to  Order  FRUITS    AMD    CANDIES OF...ALL  ���������KINDS. ��������� f'TiESJl   BREAD  EV-  ERY,DAY  L'rlces    arc     Very Reasonable.     All  Customers are Tieated  Alike.   ,  HOP  LEE & CO.  ON TUP    eSPLANADE. '\  NEWS NOTES  FIOM NANAIMO  The steamer New England was in  port yesterday on her way to' tho  northern ��������� halibut grounds.  Miss, Maud McGregor  Oilicc stalT is enjoying  vacation.  of tho Post  a well earned  The JJancst Home services anil  entertainment of tho ilaliburton St.  Methodist Church will be held on  Sunday and ^Monday, lhe Kith and  17lh of Sept. l'uriiculnrs will in-  published   at   a Inler date.  report, will be good news to many  of Mr. Churchs' Nanaimo friends,  who will be pleased to hear that  he is   still in the land of the living.  WWHIWWW  Pacific Coast  VICTORIA.  ������������������:  ���������������������������  -��������� :~-B.C_  CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN   BLOSSOH  None bvt   Uniivi Labor    Employed  n J.' BOOTH. Prop  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects  taught;  also      language9; drawing  in  pencil  and crayons, paint ng  in  oils and  water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv- j  en in classes or individually. 1  MISS BERTRAM,     Ladysmith, B.C j  RAYMOND & SONS  prrrarvnnnr  E    BOOTS & SHOES  REPAIRED  ]0     Roberts Sl.  V   O'OOQOQOQ-OOQJ  District'died, yesterday   morning   al  ^-^���������^-^-^-^-^^"^'^r'    Cumberland,    from  injuries   received  Thursday last  by falling from a  REED,  Near 5U1, Ave.      ������<  Mrs. \V. Woodward, Skinner street  received word Monday evening' of  tho death of her soiu-in-lnw, J. Harbor, of   Chicago.  The Reliance nnd Eagle Intermediate baseball teams are scheduled  to, play a league game tomorrow.  On Sunday the Eagle loom is booked to meet the Ladysmith Intermediates in Ladysmith.  Mr.   lt.   O. McPherson,   M.  P.   0!  Vancouver lis to be the guest at a  smoking concert got up bylthe Vancouver Liberal Association this evening.       '    ,s  ���������Mr.   T.   C.   Turnball,   an old resident/   of-   Cumberland    and  - Corno*  ALL,  Wall Papers  ONHAND  To be sold at HALF PRICE  Call onlEi  House and Sign Faintei  ���������Dealers in���������  Lime,  Plaster Paris,   Brick,  Fire Brick and Vancouver island cement.  3 Pandora St. Victoria B.C.  Millard's Liniment cure* Cold, etc.  \ l Manufacturers Of.��������� >  \ IRONCLAD   BRAND  |j CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  WHOLESALE DRY, GOODS  VICTORIA, 8. C.  GENERAL BLAOK  Miners1 Drilling] IMachinas  MADE TO ORDER and REPAIRED   AT  SHORT  NOTICE.      DRILLS  SHARPENED  BY  US     ALWAYS   GIVE SATISFACTION.  ._PK!KS HANDLED A   ND REPAIRED '  -SIILPSMITHING    IN      i'LL   ITS    B R A N C IIES  Horseshoers and Genera1 BJacksmitnsi  WRIGHT.  -    - Ladysmith, b C  R.  Buller Street   -  f ICE!     ICE!    ICE!  WiLl be Delivered on Mondays,   Wednesdays.  Fridays and Saturdays  OrderB aiust be in by eleven o'clock on day of Delivery;  on  scaffolding'.  Ralph Johnson, and his Manager  .Tas. Baker leave this, morningi for  Vancouver for the' purpose of cov  ering Murdock's deposit, and ar  ranging     a  match    with   him.  Her) 1 ��������� . Stewart of Medicine Hat,  mail clerk, on the . C:P.R.', and at  me time a resident" of' this city  arrived on the Joan last nlgiht on a  visit to his mother, Mrs." Wm. Stew  art, nnd his 'wife and, child, who  have been .Visiting "here during the  past month.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates f 1.25 and|l.B0���������  iFre ' to all steamboat landings and  railway depots. Electric ears every 6 vt  minutes to all part's of the city. Bat  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST., VANCOUVER B, 0.  ���������1 Tho local senior luail team will  close the season on Sunday next.  Their opponents will he iho nvitit-  ly srengthened Dutunn team, mid tlie  match  Ls   lo he a league fixture.  M.B. SIMPSOW  t.  Solicitor. ������W. .  Money to   Loan  Awm*  -    -   - UOYSfVI H  Union  Limited  I NANAIMQ* B. C.  NOTICF  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible tor any indebtedness incurred except on *  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVEL  .    OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Vletorla. B   P.. Mn IHth   ������������n������  W. SILER.  1EKEKAL hXPRESS AOT  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DO^ ^  Leave orders at tbe Abbotstori.  In reference to the stii'.Pinpiil ukuIo  im 1 yesterday's Ilcrnld by Jlruce Ashman. Dob Swiiiisuii .stijs that Sandy  will wrestlu Ashman in Clo lSlum or  any  olhor   place       that  lhe     latter  may   chose,    at some  future  date.  1  'ihe fcU-am yacht Thistle, with  i-icuicnant   Coventor   Dim->muir   ami  i  party aboard aimed from Cump-  ovdl River .Monday morning, where  she has been ior the last fortnight.  Comprising tlie ,party wore tho mem  beta of the Lieutenant -Governor's  family, 1'mnL'Little and Mrs. IAt-  >.le Major Audain, Miss. Peters an.  Miss. Flunuuerfelt. G.ood lislung  and beautiful weather were enjoyed  on the trip and tlie party returned,  all well pleased wilh the outing.  The individual catches made arc not  mentioned, but the aggrebato is said  to be something very large.  Mr. H. E. Church, who left Ka  naimo on July 19 for Port Simp  son, and about whom alarming reports were circulated yesterday, 0 is  not losz, but is now at P01L Simp  son^ busy with'his X'2 horse power  launch towing logs for ������, company  in" that   vicinitj'." ^_  ,Word to the aLl,o^,e effect was brought down from the North by Mr.  Arthur Hygh, of Norlhfield, who arrived in Nanaimo on Monday night  after a trip to Kaien Island, Port  Simpson a������d other northern .points.  Mr. llygh states that he met  Mr. Church more than once, and  that he was engaged as above stated. .Mr.. Hygh. 'also askvxl him how  his engines were' working, and Mr.  Church replied "Not. very good, t  have been' trying to hire another  launch, but have failed lo do so."  The above, in view of the alarming  k Ion Qoin; Cast?  then be iure yoer tickets real ibj>  tbe  North Mm Line  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS witk ttu  through trains irom the P&cifl*  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TF  FINEST TRAINS,   THE   LOWES"  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME._  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,  ST.   PAUL,  CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS Cm  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask y<  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  Qeneral   A *e*  ?������0 2nd Ave., Seattle.  Mr.   Andrew Haslam.   supervisor of  log scalers,   states that' in July gov  ernnient   ollieials scaled   twenty million feet   of logs.    He estimates that  outside of this   there must have been  fiftei-jx     million  feet of  logs      taken  from    Dominion    Co\ernment   lands,  cU\,    and   not subject   to  the     provincial  scaling  restrictions.   This, he  estimates    that      thirty-five    million  fict of logs     was put into   water on  the       coast.        This  is   the  biggest  month in   the   history   of thc  industry.     Sir.  Haslam says   that a. con-  sun atiso ustimatu of tiie cut in tho  mountain*,    might  be    lificen  million  luut 01  logs   ior  thc   month of  Juli  thus   iho    loinl  cut  in  the   province  would be estimated   at fifty   million  luet.  ^lrs. McUirr, wife of Mr. William  JUoUirr. ol' the C. V. R. ticket oflice met with a serious accident yesterday while going about her bouse  hold duties, the consequence 01  which cannot be definitely stated for  several days at least,, although she  is   at  present  resting   easily.  Mrs. McGirr wasdjusy with her dut  ies in the kitchin of her home, when  she suddenly found 'her skirt to be  on fire; but how.'' it started she is  at a closs to explain. As soon ��������� as  she noticed' the blaze Mrs. McGirr  tore of her wrapper,' but found her  next garment to be also on lire. She  then, rushed out in the yard to secure  a wet blanket which she had previously fhung on the line to dry. intending to wrap the blanket ar  round her and smother out the fire.  Ln her excitement she was unable to  pull t'hc blanket off the line, ahd she  at once returned to the kitchin,  where her little daughter extinguish^  ed Ihe fire by throwing buckets ol  water on   the   blazing clothing.  Air. McGirr was notified at once  of the mishap and' in a few mo:  ments Dr. 'L. .1. O'Brian arrived  and attended' Lo the sufferings of  tho unfortunate lady, who was burn  ed se'verly from the waist down to  her knees.  .Airs. jUcGii'r  wus removed to     the  hospital and       at  a fate hour  lost  mgiit   was resting  as   easily as cpulo.  bo expected under the. trying ciicuou-J read.  stances.  S'fE.lM   HEATED  FURNISHnu     ROOMS  DARlSUPPr.IKD WITH BF,t T  \V1NHS.:UQ.U0K.S. CIGARS  Tho banquet given by the Foresters to the visiting delegates t, to'  the District court, and to v_a few  inutcd guests last' evening, was. a  most enjoyable one, about fifty pe������pl  sitting down to the tables in the  spacious dining rooms of the Wilson "hotel. The room was beautifully  decorated and the tables loaded  with the %choice delacacies of the sea  son. The service was excellent and  during the evening Professor, Arnold  rendered instrumental music in his  own unapproachable manner, songs  were sung and the following ' toast  list gone through with:  Thc  King.  Dominion  and  provincial  Legislatures.  Ancient Order of Foresters.  Columbia District. ������������������  Thc Mayor and Corporation.  Sister Societies.  The Press.  The Ladies.  Visiting Delegates.  Our TTost.  Synopsis of Canadian; Homestead  Regulations.  Any available Dominion Lauds  within the.. Railway Belt in British  Columbia, may be homestcaded by  any person who is tlie sole bead of  ������ family, or any ������ialc over ���������'e gii teen  yearB ol age, to the extent ol onc-'gross output.  quarter section ol ICO acrea, more  or lees.  Entry must be made , personally at  the local land office for the district  in which the land is situate,  The homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected therewith under one of the following  plans:  (1) At least six   months' residence  npon and cultivation of the land  each year for three years.  , stead, the requirements as to rcsi-  j dence may bo satisfied by residence  J upon the said land.       1  Six montlie' notico in writing  should be given to the Commissioner  of Dominion Lands at Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lands may be purchased at $i0  per acre for soft coal and $20 foe  anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at tlie  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall , he    collected   , on   the  W. W.   CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of Interior  Keep  house.  Minard's    Liniment    in    the  in  UNNECESSARY EXPENSE.  Acute attacks    of colic and  diarrhoea come on without warning    and  prompt    relief     must    be obtained.  There is no necessity of incurring, ex-  (2) It the father, (or mother, if the   pense of a physician's service in such  father is deceased), of the homestead-   cases if   Charriberlain's Colic,   Chol-  er resides upon ������ farm In the vicinity of the land entered for, the requirements as to residence may ������������������be  Batisfied by such person residing with  the father or mother.  (3) If the settler has his permanent residence upon farming land owned by nlm in the vicinity oi m������ uoifle  era and Diarrhoes Remedy is at  band. A doso of this remedy will  relieve the patient before the,doctor  could arrive. It has never been  known'.to fail, oven in the most severe and dangerous cases and no family should be without it. For sale  by the Ladysmith Pharmacy,.  A. J. McMURTRiE, Proprietor  Newly fitted up'and  Furnished  LADYSMITH,   . C*  Good tables and good  Rooms  This Hotel has  been completely      renovated.  Board a*d lodging $1.00 per dhy.  JOHN TKA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with the Best   WineB.lst Avenue :-: ���������-: '���������-  Liquors and Cigars.  Ladysmith B.C.  P   YOU'-WANT AQOOD���������   Pirst Class  Heal  GALL AT���������  J. X. Smith's Restaurant  AIAVAVSOPEN ^ST AVENUE.  D. C. R. Buckle presided most  ably and by using good judgement  managed to get through the long  toast list   at a reasonable   hour.  The principal   speeches   of the   evening  were    by Ralph  Smith;   speaking  to    Dominion and Provincial lejf  islatmes;  Mayor Planta,    City   and  Corporation aJiil   Sister   Societies   by  Mr. Wallis, of Vancouver. Many of our;  local    people      and   visiting   friends  took part in the exercises of the evening- by speaking, reciting ,or   singing.    As  the banquet broke   up.    at  so ' late    an    hour  it   is     impossible  for tho Herald to   do justice   to the  speeches   or anything like it.      They  were far  above those usually    made  at  a gathering  of  the  kind.  Mr.  H.  Smith   spoke of the pleasure he   experienced   in meeting wilh an assemblage      oi  foresters.     lie    himself,  is .an   Ancient Forester, a (member in  England  many   years  ago.     Of     the  benefits   of    good societies there was  mo question and the Foresters    were  second   to none.     Of Canada and her  laws   he  was  proud and glad to   be  enrolled  as   a  loyal    Canadian     subject,  anld no  country      in the  world  could eq,ual   Canada in her laws   and  customs.    Tt was good   to be a Can  edian,   subject.    Mr.    Smith     spoke  pleasantly  and entcrtninly for fifteen  or twenty   minutes.,.  Mayor. Planta is   always genial and  good  company   at  a  gathering     of  tlie kind, last evening he 'was at his  best and his brief speech   on Mayor  and' corporation    was  hapily     con-   ,  s true ted and pleasantly delivered.- No  city can boost   a more courteous'and  entertaining-Chief Officer than1 is'Uklay;'  br Planta, and one of the" most" pleasant features of his   presence at   a  function of' the kind is his -hearty cooperation   in all things-that tend to  cause a, pleasant evening to pass.  ' .Mine   Host of the Badminton   Hotel/ Vancouver, Mr. Wallis, spoke for"  fifteen1'minutes      on Sister societies,  giving some  statistics and   advocating - the admission   of- la'dies   on - an  equality    with   men',  in'the     Order,  ^tr.   Gower, Mr. Freeman, Mr.   Full-  erton,   Mr.    Smith, Mr.' Manson, Mr.  liartley,    ' Mr.   Mullett  andl   others  spoke, sung  or recited.    Representatives of "The Herald and  Free    Press  spoke of the pleasures of the Foresters'   visit,    and  a paper on   cpusi-  tions as, they will exist in   1916 was  A very pleasant   feature     of  the"- occasion    was the attendance of  a?u'ozen<or more ladies,-who enjoyed  the evening-with their husbands    or  friends.   Many compliments were|paicl  them by the  speakers, and it is safe  to say that  on future occasions   tho  ladies will attend' banquets given by  tlie   Foresters.     After   nicely remembering   the" dining' room girls" by     a  gift and vote of thanks, and a hearty  vote of thanks   to Mr. and   Mrs.  McKinnell  tho banquet came    to     a  .close,    and  thereby   ended  as    pleasant an evening as has been spent in  Nanaimo   for many a year.  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WATER WORKS  Consumers are requested to call st  the office     on Roberts   Street  nay Water    R*ites, between the 10th    and the 25th of each month.  Office Hours ! P. M. 4 30  ���������.-������������������; U BLAND  /"'.      , SUPERINTENDENT.  Unscrupulous dealers have  been known to place inferior  boots in our cartoons and rer-  present them as "LECKIE  BOOTS." Don't be imposed  upon.      There  are   no   others  "JUST AS GOOD."  The above trade mark is indelibly branded on tho sole  of every genuine "LECKIE  BOOT." It stands for ALL ,  LEATHER BOOTS made to;  resist the roughest western  wear.  Ask    for   and INSIST upon  getting LECKIE BOOTS.  INITIATES NEW LODGE.  Vaacouver, Aug. 21.���������The Knights  of Pythias have now an organ known  as the Pythian Shield. It' is published at Mount- Pleasant by Bro.  C. B. Smitheringale, aud is neatly  got up and well- edited and filleti  with matters of interest to'the bre-  thern of the triangle.  At the solicitation of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the different  Pythian lodges of the city will  write to the city council asking  them to remove the disabilities surrounding Sunday interments at tit a  cemetery.  In connection with Mount Pleas-  anit, No. 11, K. of P., a Two Hund  red Club has'been organized, with  Mr. R. A. Townley as President.  The object is to secure a membership of two hundred before the end  of tho term. Those joining the  club   put    up    ������2  on   joining,  which  is  forfeited   to   the   widows'  and    or-  1  iphans'  fund   unless  he brings    in     a  iiew member. If he succeeds his  money is returned. Some tall rustling is being  done.  The baby, lodge of the Knights of  Pythias in British Columbia hns  been '.organized'at Arrowhead, and it  is a strong and promising- infant.  Grand Chancellor Irvine of Nelson,  was in command of.tho initiatory  services, assisted by a number of  brethern from Rovelstoke. Tho material of the new lodge is of tho  highest, embracing some of the best  men in the town, and there are numerous candidates In sight. The new,  lodge will l>e known as Arrowhead  No.    33.  Manufactured by  LECKSECc, Lid  VANGOUVER.B, C-  ..1.-A.  .]..���������.-���������- -I-  m  Building Inspector McSpadden, yea  terday morning condemned the werlc  on the foundation of the Mt. Pheasant Methodist Church, Vancouver,  owing to the bad quality of cement -which1 has- been used in its construction. 1  :*^'*?���������**!;^^  ......v., ,  kkvwwkwk;  ffBJPWSssfsw:" t"  -.s1>;c>-. .,*���������'-._.- i,'r y,'~,..;j"~ r'''~.   ���������  P , \ '   "  r.  cr^vm nr Dvrr^r^DGrBii  ^'^jts     J*W������-������7*  Always On  Hand  fBIC  | Best of jGroceries$  A Large^Stock of  ���������  ���������  ^VWVVWv'V������AVvvvvvvW*/lWV\ i SPORTS  GROUND  - SUBSCRIPTION LIST.  Hugh Thornley.  N. A. Morrison.  T,  O'Connell.  J. Sanderson.  J.  Eno.  D. O'Connell. ������������������ ���������  J.  (.'. "Gillespie.  Wm. Sanderson.  R* McMillan, , '  W. S. Moirison.  Jas.  Adam.  | DRY GOODS, BOOTS & SHOES ||  % That Can'Be Beat  *|*j  Smith, Fotos  9  That's AH!  Local Items  The school boy must soon get  busy���������We've a Splendid  Line of Excellent  c *  SCHOOL  SUITS  iimMir -frvirii  ' Miss S. Ferguson, of Naniimo,   is  in the city visiting friends.  Mr. J.  Stewart returned from  trip down the railway today.  Remember, you can get wall paper  at half price at  J.  Smith's   store,  Miss C. Milligan, who has been  visiting friends in this city for a  day -oi two, returned' home today.  evening   the   Ptincess May called in (  for hunker coal,' proceeding from hero  to Vancouver.    Thc Themis was- also j  in Ust evening for coal.       She had  on hoard a  load  of heel cattle   for  thc North.  made to oik special order and  at Moderate Prices���������Thay.  start at  Mr. Jas. Adam today received a  letter from the chairman of the  sports committee in Vancouver to>  the ellect that it will be impossible  to arrange a football game for the  Ladysmith team in that city 'on Labor Day, as requested in a recent  letter received from Mr. Adam. Otli-'  er arrangements liad already been  made for the entire day upon receipt  of the letter.  Last eA-ennig the .smoke from tho  | bush hies in the vicinity of Lady-  i smith hung'in a 'denu; pall over tho  111 city, and was, in fact, very dis-  agieeable. In the vicinity of Haslam Creek, as the miners' traut caino  through at twelve o'clock, the fues  Judge Harrison is holding county ' weie burning brightly, and unless  court in the provincial jail <u;lding ! lain comes soon, will do much dam-  this afternoon. age.  Kcv. Ml. and Mrs. Boyle   are  JN'unaimo this afternoon, having jour*  neyed up on the noon tiain.  Air. J. Thomas, of High street was The work of blasting out    stumps  a passenger to the Capital Crty this m readiness foi  the operation of thc  morning on the nine o'clock train. stumping machine is proceeding very   <��������������� ��������� -.������������������-                     ' satisfactory along 2mlKAvenue. Three  Mrs. C. C. Muii, of South Welling- men have been working a little ovei  STRAYED-One black cow, al, my  ranch, Bright District. Owner can  have same by calling and paying  expenses for harboring, etc.  J.  CHRISTIE.  ton, ailived in the city on the morning Lraiu.  Mi. J. J. Bland, superintendent oi  the local water works, is in Victoria today on business, having'gone  down tliis morning.  San Francisco people are sending  ten thousand dollars towards thc-re-  liet of the earthquake victims of  Chili.  Mr. and Mrs. Caslee, who have  been visiting relatives in this cily  for several weeks, left for their  home m Kansas this morning.  a week, and have blasted ucaii.- iv-  eiy stump'ioL two blocks. So far,  there has not Ween a single accident  with the exception of one broken  window, and- if the men continue to  use as many piccuu lions as, they-are  using at present, thc danger of flying rocks and pieces of stumps is  very small.  LECTURE.  This evening,  Mrs.  S.  A  will g,ivc an educational_ free health  talk in    the reception room ot    tho  Open House for ladies. The subject  will  be "Sell Knowledge."    Lectuic  commences at eight o'clock.    All la  dies .no invited to attend.  ���������I ;  Mrs. Trehearnc, Mrs."Anderson an  Mrs. Patterson,    spent    the day    in--' isfaetory  spectiug  the. mine and its '���������'.workings  at Extension today, having' gone   up  on the local .this morning.  The gentleman who has been engaged for the past three or- four  ueeks in getling, out several carloads of dogwood and shipping! same1  to Victoiia, left this morning in thc  down ().ib.su!igtu, having shipped his  loam oi Iioises on the freight. Var-*  iou-> thcoiii's h.iM- been'advanced by-  1 cli/fiis if'i',.1 rding lhe use to which  Rexfoidjthu wood -.hipped will be put, but as  .,ct, ii M-eius Ih-.u no one knows just  wlul i'-.' uncrl will VV used for. Tho  m.ui who had ch,\i,j;i\of the work wa*  ni\ nnstcrioiis, .iml anyone seeking  inloim.ilion would be infoimed that  tlie wood will l;c used Ior thc purpose <>!. Miioking h.uns, oi making pi-  ' a'iio. -keys,  or' something, .equally sat-  ,'i; party consisting, of 'those who  weekly.'enjoy a "half holiday are con-  | j.emplatiiig a.' trip- i o Cowichan Gap  Estimates on all. kinds of cut,'.ibmorrov afternoon, where.,it-is.-re-  stono work may be obtained from A j par Led Hit re is such excellent sport  Stewart, of Victoria, . who conducts  a monumental, granite and  works. His advertisement  elsewhere.  marble  ;ii>:iears  Oscar Berg, a Finlander,' had Lis  leg badly squeezed between cars at  Extension today. He was brought  down nt. noon and conveyed to :his  ���������hoarding house on Kitchener street.  No hones are   thought to  be broken.  The .Bermuda and scows .and FIwt  and scows were the only visilors at  the colliery wharves    today.      Last  in sabnnii ii'shing- at'present. They  an: av-.i-.uiv.d of a cord-fiil" welcome by  .the. iieiiia! /'Sticks," al though he. is  ra I her ���������handicapped in the entertainment line .ii ��������� present owing Lo the  ab.scneo _ of his two while cooks  v.hfiiii- he had. encaged for a few  da;.:-. Wii'.'llicr it was owing to the  fm ! that, fishing produced too he.al-  Hiy an. .ipj-.'.-l it(��������� -amongst, the visitors  or s.oim- o'liiei' reason, the cooks" refused to '/"il inui' their occupation,  with Ihe ri'iiuli, that "Sticks" is at  present v.iUiout: help in.lhe culinary  depai fnunl.  NOTICE.  I  will  not be responsible for   any  debts    conti acted    by    Oscai   Rlotti-  shaw without1 my written order.  S.   MOTTISHAW.  Nanaimo,  B.C.,  August 22,   1006.  TENDERS.  S  For a new office to be erected at  the Ladysmith Iron & Stove Works,  Co. Plans and specifications can bo  seen at the works.  LADYSMITH  STOVW  AND IRON  WORKS.  NOTICE.  Boots and Shoes made and repaired. , Wc.do the'best work; use. 1 lie  hest Stock for the least money.  A branch of a Victoria House.-  HOP SINU  FLETCHER BLD'J isL AVENUE  #������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������#*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ��������� j������������������ i'i ���������l������.w..i*w������~^  If you want a good cook, apply to  'HOP LEE.  Ask  for Capital and Nugget Cigars  The Latest  SCHOOL  BOOKS  -Ar-  KH1GHS BOOK STDBE  NOTICE.  Teacher wanted Tor the Primary  Grade of the Ladysmith Public  School. Salary $60.00 per month.  None without experience in this particular grade need .apply. Applications to be in the hands of the undei signed on or before August ..29th.  JOHN  STEWART,'  >  -     ���������   Secretary.' ���������  .NOTICE   \;  Must Be Soldi  i Merry-go-round Organ���������Plays 36  Tunes���������Suitable for Ba<- Room, Etc  1 Small Organ Plays 36 Tunes by  Rollers witli Key Board to play by  Music���������Good for Family Practice  BEST   SEWING   MACHINES   VERY  : r_���������cheap   3 Beautiful Large Picture*, Tinware,  Etc. FLETCHER'S VARIETY STORE  Minr  1 -Imcnl cures Distemper.  Minard's Llniincrit Cures   Garget in  Cows.  s^esssigg^^aaESSssiSisa* vzsssissasEBSg  ���������  ���������  ���������  Remnant*  of   Sum  Stock  To be (Wat Less  1 *  Fancy Muslin, 35ca yd.,   reduced lo  j .'. ..:...-.... 25c  Fancy  French Cambrics,  25c a yd., rcduced'to   ISd*'  English Prints, 15c a yd.   reduced lo : , ,10c  Fancy  Blouse'Lengths,' , $3.00,'now  '..:  p.<5  Fancy Blouse Lengths,"   3.2.75', now     *.l.r>0  Fancy Blouse Lengths,    AS.00, now   $1.25,  <-. - ��������� ���������  Over 12 Doz. Ladies' Silk'Fancy  ���������  ���������'  ���������  ������������������  #  ���������  ���������  ���������  x  X  ���������  Ties to be disposed of at Bar-'  ���������  gain Prices        - -        - -  ��������� ��������� *  Simon Reiser A %o.  LIMITED -      t  ������=     FRESH SUPPLY OF '       " '   " /    / . ^  , W anil Beef 1  WE   HAVE  ON  HAND  SOME VERY  NICE-  ROLLED COKNED BEEF  .12 i-2C. LB.  ^  E A. HOWE 3  g MEAT   MARKBT ^  "Smith," "Clabrough,"  44Parker/' uReming:tonw  and "Wirichestern Guns  aeaara���������������mCT.-nL������ai  FULL    STOCK  1 LADYSMITH HARDWARE COMPANY LlJVin ED  AND  fcwvww \mwmH^^mm mm mmm  .:���������;��������� ���������-;��������������������������� ..���������:1.wbS .av*i  {^We Stock tlie Following ENGINE PACKINGS  ; Gommoa SHeet Rubber Tacking  ^: Gnrlock's Spiral Pack in g  Redstone Sheet Packing  Asbestos Rope Packing  Rainbow Sheet Packing, Etc, Etc.  fool 'l^tPTI  fl     8 41 S fI ^ Eanas^Baspa-aeiiiuiaiUBMB  The quality of this dress stuff is unequalcd for  the money and as wc only have a limitd sup-  ]ily it will pay you to k'ivc us a call PRICE  8 YARDS FOR $1-00  ^  ���������::z]d  it'-riETA-LS'  "Magnolia" Metal  Syracuse Manganese  Special, Extra and No. 2 Metals  PRICES RIGHT AT  S3B  W. Q. Fraser  Merchant Tailor  FIRST   AVENUE.  Suits    Made to  Order to Fit and to your  Satisfaction. Call and see Stock  3S^^f(ii3i^^S^^S������^3!S^3������KS@l  8  I RING  All Watches entrusted to me receive my Special Attention.   The  '   Repairing is done on my premises by myself with 34 Years  Experience as a Guarantee.   Hy Charges are m" derate for���������   FIRSTCLASS WORK  B  FORCIMriER  Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician  FIRST AVENUE,  LADYSrUTH  123 flovernniint 5treet, Victoria, B. C  A SPLENDID RANGE of FALL   1'LANNELETTJ'K <������,  GUAR A NT EED TO WASH  and  al  i  is  o  e  ������  a  e  a  ������  o  o  o  o  0  FOR TODAY  6TJ  ^Lamb &f Beef������  THE   STAPLE; STORP:  %/wfwmm mmmmmmm^m^  *?A. e  a,; *  A:  Joi-mw/  ���������  G.  PAN NELL  GATACRE ST.        LADYSMITH   l  -       \  mm  - We are still in the Wall Paper sml  Paint Business, and are selling slathers of it, ' which shows that our  prices are; right and give giood satis-;  faction.  If you "vyish to do your own'PSaint-  ing or Paper-hanging, ��������� make your  Picture Frame's anil Furniture ,00k  new, come and have a talk with us  and we will cheerfully give you any  information that you desire1 mill  make your task easy.  LADYSMITH WALL PAPER DEPOT  Harry Ka/, Proprietor  citi������������������te(*iitiMii*t������  0  Granite and Marble Works  Granite and Marble Monuments, Tablets, etc.,;at the  , lowest prices consistent  with first class stock and ������  workmanship. . Trite for t  catalogue. -' '���������..       ���������  J A.   STEWART, ,.J  ���������.    M8 Yates St. Victoria B.C     ���������  Smoke a Big B' Cigar.  : NOTICE.  If you want to sell you.r chickens  for a fair price, bring them to J.  X, Smith's restaurant, 1st Avenue.  Dr. Dier can he found at any timo  at his office on Gatacro street. His  dental work la guaranteed to be first-  class, and rates reasonable.  ������������������~- ���������   ���������   -       1��������� -    nr  Smoke Little B CIjmb. .    ;


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