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 ���������S**  {DUNCANS  t>!������'SLAT,vK\^|a|||Lv  .<*.  ^  <v  Ji-iafsi/e  -C>  ''o,  3     JUL 111905      &g  LADSYfllTH 3  t  +���������!������������������ ���������!��������� ��������� .>4~j^I'+^-4~I^;^*^������^^+^*****  e-339WE*'~  ���������srj;  i  LADY5MITH__  & DUNCANS  ���������4~M ���������*���������*���������* 4*4~!^������**44'*������H"M-H^H"H������  VOL. 2,  MONDAY,  JULY 10,  1005.  PR   ICE FIVE C ENT  BADLY BURNED WHILEFNlUNPLEAS&NT EXPERIENCE  DOTY  Hi  R  ���������v  Of STEAMER  i  &  f  Fire Fighters onGaxuy Island are Seriously Injured  A Powerful Draught Car.  , ried the Flames Into  Their Faces  New     York,    July 10.���������Five men  have been  seriously   burned  during a  fire fighting'   performance at   Coney  Island. They were taken to  the hos-  ,   pital.       Flames,  instead of  pouring  '   out of a window at which they were  '-stationed,   wore  driven   by   a "hack  .   draught" into     their  faces.       They  ;" ' were burned about the face and body  i   and  inhaled th& (lames.  Befoie  lad-  ,   dcrs could be raised-two men leaped  ;   to the grounu, a distance of 35 feet,  and some of them-are believed to be  fatally  injured.  ' ���������  COW AND BARREL;  AND THE RIVER*.  Broke Her Rudder  Chain  Whlls Shooting Lachine  Rapids  ANNUAL  CONVENTION  Two Hundred Longshoremen Present at Four<  teenth Annual  4T  THE IHICE  OF CANADA  I HEAT IS  DEATH'S AGENT  SEATED ON A CAPSIZED.iT IS HOT A DIPLOMATIC  SAIL-BOAT  Detroit,     Mich.,    July 10.��������� With  She    Dashed   Over    ROCks|nearly    200 delegates    lpresent from  oj>or.t������-in all parts of the country, the  and Eventually Drifted  Into a Channel  ��������� Montreal,     July 8.���������WHlc .shtpting  the Lachine    rapids with 300 passengers, .the steamer Chatcaugay  broke  he!   - rudder    chain nwl   Mas at the  mercy  of the & frightful  toirent.   For-  f/'natply.  after bumping over' several  locks and being'buffeted by the swirl  ing waters, .she finally drifted into1 a  channel     where it ^was * .possible to'  make repairs...   The officers displayed  great    coolness arid presence of mind  quieting    'the*  'women ' and'fchiWren  with  the assurance   i.of. safety.   The  passengers   were much  excited,  hojw-  eser, and a number of women became  hysterical ..and ���������  fainted. -At, the fc������ot  FromTirand Forks comes the story  that  Mrs.Ilarrisgan,   ouyier of    l:ie ���������"'*",  Pioneer Dairy at that place, sustain-I'd "* "������** the steamer was stopped  "i���������.    i~ .*  ���������i- >-������������������     li.e and the woruincn tied the chain from  ed a serious loss last week by  fourteenth animal convention of 1 lie  international longshoremen and their  employers on the Great Lakes      ,vs  begun  by President  William  Livingstone, of the Laae Carriers' Association, who made an address at ihe op  ening'-   of the .convention, welcoming  the delegates    to the  city.    Reports  from  the credential committee   and  from D. J. Kecfe and Secretary Barter occupied  a large  part  of today's  sessions.   Secretary Ratter's-^report;  showed the association  to be   in excellent financial  condition,   with    an  increase of sivty  locals during     the  lasit year: He urged on the delegates  the necessity of assisting  in the organization   work,   which   he declared  to be - the most important work con  fronting the members of the.Msoeia  tion. -  "The following article is written by  a member of the party of Washington  newspaper men who have ���������been travelling over .Canada:  The country through which the'. ..i  t/y has traveled ,has been a new country  to practically  all  the travelers,  I think  ' I voice ,   the opinion or all  when  I say  that,  we have been    sur- ]  prised���������almost startled���������at the ex-' the interior announce a great'number  tent of its poss*iIitios. ,We iiavcljbenl<>f,ratf,-lil,cs'dllc thelieat, according  traveling through a region ^here op-'10 a I{omc (,Cfipatch-   In 11,c IU'������Vincc  News of Cases   of Fatal! .  Sunstrokes Coming From I* _??M.^ . ^"^I^anco-German Agreement  on   Morocco    Question  All Partsl  but Could Not Smoke  New York, July/10.���������During the  21 hours ending at midnight, theie  weie four deaths from the excessive  heat in this city, while a large num  Ixr  of  prostrations 'arc  leporlefl.  Telegrams    from      Prefects of  the  pnninees  to  the  Italian   minister   of  drowning of a valuable cow in c  Kettle River. It appears that ihe  cow was browsing on the river h-\n ���������  and by, some means got her head into a barrel that had floated ashore.  In attempting -\o diseOgage herself,  she raised the barrel over her head  and in frantic <n:leavors to shake it  off, plunged into the river. It'is pre-  sumed that .the barrel  picvenled tht������nVei||| 0f Courlright,: >, 6nt.;'opposite  cow from keeping her head  above wa-h. ��������� ". . ' t������i������i������o.\ue  ter,  and  as a result  she  was.droyv.1i7  ed: "~ The animal was valued at % 150.  a small boat She then, proceeded'to  the city. Probably not much damage  was   done,  to tlic ship's hull.  -J-J -0   ' -'    ���������������������������    ''  WALKED A MILE '-V  .  ., . , . ,UNDER THE JVATER.  "' ~ V '    !" .'   (y--   '-'    ������   *'  In   -diving ?Ioi? the body of .Joseph  MADMAN'S WILD ANTICS Sv  1 AT  THE MASTHEAD."  - Maddened " by Itis real or fancied  grievances, a lascar seaman belonging to the Asia, now, in the Albert  docks, climbed to the head of the  . foremast on Saturday and defied for  Bix hours all attempts to dlMcdfee  him, says a London , paper.  Cassim  Hadji was  the only   llotn-  tay lascar on /l.oatd during the Asia'is  passage from  India,  tlie  rest  l*ing  Calcutta lascais. A fierce  1 hairy ev-  ists between  the two sections,   and  Cassim apparently  had  rather  a had  time.    He  was perfectly  quiet.,   however, until the ship reached her l.ei hi  and  then,  after attacking 0110  of'his  alleged  tormentors, re ran' to    ; Die  chains  and  swung himself up   (0  the  foremast -head with monkey-like  agility.      From this position he hurled  down curses and gesticulated 'wildly  Chief Omeer Williams Jield a council of war with the second and third;  .-officers'. Men were sent up to the adjacent rigging, whence they attempted to lasso the madman. This was  p. failure, and Cassim laughed as he  dodged .the ropr<.\  Darkness   wlis  stealing  over*   this  straugc>sceno when  the ' officers ���������-.������������������.ascended  the rigging and  managed ' to..  get hoisted up to them a large, cargo  basket.    The  mtixlrnan  saw   that his  time had come, seized the signal halyards and twisted them  into a noose  around his neck.     The next moment  he had dived downwards,  and     his  writhing body was silhouetted     ag-  a'aist the evening sky.   "A 'fierce fight  in mid-air followed. The officers seized the rope , and the ihasl'ct, was hoisted up under him.  But he fought so  furiously  against  rescue,   that    the  ro|>c broke and  lie fell   with a thud  to the deck.   He is   now  in a hospital.  ��������� ���������0   All      the real  estate signs in   the  city of San  Jose and for live miles  around  it have been  taken down, as  they were considered disfiguring;  The curiosities ��������� o-f Vienna include.a  dog, which  having .been  Lorn without  .front legs, has learned rto walk all^ut  on its hind legs.  Receipts of Paris theatres and music halls, taxed by the municipality  for the poor, last year amounted to  $8,005-,lOO.   The tax  is  ten per cent..  The     Emperor of Germany  takes  his meals with his whole family, even the children being '-allowed at the  tabic     from' the time  they arc  old  enough  to "sit'in a high  chair.  Bradley Pratt, a prominent citizen  of Rutland, Vt,., has just diwl in  that city .at 'the age of !)1. His father lived to be 102 '.yeans of age, and  four surviving     'brothers   and   sisters.  ages aggregate 333 vears.    ,   +J  i  "Who is that big man?" asked the  stranger.  "That,"   replied    ithc  native,   "is  Mr.  Pompus."  "Only plain ''Mister's Why, he has  the bearing , of major-general."  '.'Yes, and the overwearing of a  young lieutenant.'0  there, a week ago. Diver Reed of  Sarnia, had^a strange adventure. He  ^told- of having found a^sunken.schoon  er w..tlr the, hitches all securely "fas-  tened down. He also found a wagon-  load ofbiick and" the; skeletons of a  team of horses, which were drowned  in" crossing' thet ice two years, ago. In  searching for Webb, the diver walked  on the bottom of the river neajlyva  mile.'' j\f the^ifip^tir'of Pin<s-'ri\'fer'-  the diver found anpiant.ity of water-  soaked logs. Mr. Reed proposes to  go down to the boat again, and, in-  covering ihe hatches, find out ' ������>at  cargo the boat carried, if any.  - -o  J. K. McC'REDY IS  OUT  ON  RAIL.  1  -1 ���������  ���������'Victoria, July 10.���������Mr.. Justice Irving granted bail to ;J. K. McCredy,  who was placed under arrest in cc-n-  sequnncc of his decision to refrain'  from-giving v%s'timohy in the xiib-.':  hbns case: because'---of the.reasons cited in his letter to Sup; I-Iussey,. of-  llie provincial police'. 'His "Lordship  fixed the amount of bail as 'pilot's:  ���������-:Mr.,yMcCrcdy in the sum of $3,000,"  anel, .two sureties of $1,500 each. lr-  McCriSdy-s* sureties were, Dr. G. L.  ivliJiie and W.  K. HouiStoii.  WILL MEET AT  PORTSMOUTH  of   Alessandria  Picdmant,   there were  port unity    is spelled      with      large j (iR- CJISCS of Sun.siiokc and   12 deaths.  caps.   We believe,. with Canada's dis-' \\      Palermo,  in  Skily,  28      sun-  ,tiiiRuishcd" Premier, 'that'the  twen-:   strokes and'five deaths, and at Bar-  tieth century  is to W 'indeed  the ecu"-/?  right  sunstrol-cs   and two  deal lis.  ���������.    ,   ��������� , .,     I A- Berlin  despatch  states  that       the  tury   of Canada.    We -have  seen, tto, recor-f.WCftj5inB    heat 1S paralvismg  beginning of that great movement in   a,j  w,lnci,cs  0f  trade.   The  scliools  the United States;  and it'is not   so  are all closed and two hundred thous  long since our great Western country   a,iid '  persons left the city  foi   cool  was  the scene of homestcading, tail-  ������������">"������������ rcso,ts-   ^   way pioneering, and the niaking of a /-^/^rp*T������/"NilT t P AT/  city oveinight. But those days are LAJ 1 l,vJIN JL/E/\r\.  gone in tlic States,  and we have he  Them  Moderate in Expression  Story of a Young Man Who An Account Based on Rec-  Went Sailing Yesterday   j    ogniiion of Rights of  Morning  V.^"  Each  WashinteJton, D.C.,> July 10.���������Assistant Secretary Pierce today announc  ed that the, pleaiipotentiaries of   Russia and Japan had agreed upon Portsmouth, N. II., as the meeting place  for  the sessions of the peace confes-  oncctobc held outside of Washington  Tlic sessions    "will be held in     tiie  government. - navy    yard at Portsmouth" in the buildfftg just complex  ed. "'"������������������'     - "*:' ���������'  * sale san1ye  * ;;";      -    hurt in mines  *A: digger in the Extension Mln,  * "cs named. Sale Sani'ye, received  * serious injuries by a fall of coal  * while at work this corning.        *  * The injured man who is a resi   *  * deift of Ladysmith, was remov. *  * ed to Nanaimo Hospital,r with, *  * it  is feared,  a"seriously   injured *  * spine and a'broken leg. *  * It is impossible at present to   *  * learn particulars of the accident. *   *   UNRULY MOTOR  DOES DAMAGE  New  York,  July 10.���������By  the    extraordinary  antics of  an   uniuly  automobile     the costly marble balustrade   which   surrounds   the ^uilding  of the Appellar division of the    Supreme court; Madison Avenue      mid  25th Street,  has  been badly damag-  ed.  A length;, of 30  feet of  the   fine  ;mjir|ilc".wa������.'b|:oken   and   it was^said  -that, the damage exceeded $1,000.  '��������� m 1 ���������    '���������'���������   m 111'   ' '   - ���������   ,.   .   '  liAFPINLAND IS AN  -'.������������������"���������������������������������      ������������������'      -       ICE   ISLAND.  (TELLING   EACH OTHER HOW  TO  DO  THE TOWNS.  Over in Kootenao they seem to  have ���������'become pretty well posted on  iveggars and their ways; A press des  patch  from   that; .section  says:  The Nelson   police  havc*4!8rn     linear Hi ing   some startling facts relative ,to the completeness,.of the     or-'  'ganizai/ioni which the  tramps      and  Li'n-iiorns    have  instituted   in       the  West.   A one-legged beggar in Nelson  got  into   the   toils   for  drunkenness,  and in    exchange     for his liberty he  relinquished certain letters which   he  had   received "from  his headquarters  in San  Francisco. These-letters show  that  the organization was in   close  touch' with  every  part of  the coiin^-  try and particularly with the Crow's  Nest  Pass.    They'gave  "Dear friend  James"  explicit  directions  how lvcst  to  "work"'' each town  to  make.'-   the  most  of hi������   trip.    Morrissey,- Fernie  and   Michel   figure  prominently-'- in  these instructions,  hut Morrissey especially is considered "fine."  The instructions do not omit the date    of J  the     monthly  pay day  of  the company.    These  letters  explain       much  that should   be  known  by  the public  throughout  the     district.    The  beg-  gais  in   nmnv  instances  which  "do" N- . . ,        .,.  our towns arc members of this or- Straits eleven tunes in the tot .������  ganizalion. Thev work systematical- years, and his accounts of the i.s-  iv and therefo'i-e -thoroughly, and at- cjuimaux, their habits and customs.  Ver.a tour of ttoee months; of rfctivi- and the bear, deer, ^usk-ox *aUus,  ty they can return to their head- foxes, whales, narwhales P^owes  quarters and live in revelry and idle- and polar .bears wore of the> highest  ness the rest of the ���������.yea* - j interest, to the large audience  The third largest island in the  world, Australia feeing first and  CSreenland second. Baffiiiland, 100,-  000 years ago, was covered over  wi*h'a'n ice-cap tw0 miles thick, part  of the cap which extended down to  Southern Ontario. Dr. Bell, director of the geological survey, described  recently the National ��������� Science Association in Toronto, how the melting  of this huge load removed the tension from the earth's surface, with  the' result that the land which had  been depressed by the weight, has  been rising above the sea level at  the rate of two feet per century, and  latterly as'rapidly as three feet. Esquimaux sea camps, with, fish-traps  set at big. watermark in the time  of Christ, are now nearly 100 . feet  above the sea- , .  Baffinland is bleak, mountainous  and barren, and black from the lichen on three rocks. But in summer it  is green, and boasts two lakes that  may compare ..with Ontario; Madjuacte  Lake is'120 miles long by '10 wide  ami Netillhvg 140 long and 60 broad.  Three mountain ranges traverse ne  country diagonally, varying from 5-  030 to 8,000 feet high. The island  is 1,000 miles long -by 350 broad.  Dr Bell described his .trip to  Lake MadjuacU, which is 50 miles  from the nearest sea water. He ban  a very bad walk, three men assisting  him with the shelter tent, but he  made some valuable observations.  He     had^ passed     through  Hudson  come accustomed to think of all tho^-o'  chances as in the past; tense. We of  the youiger     generation are in the  hain't, of thinking that we have none  of the chances   to secure the unearned increment which were offered   20  ai/l "0  years  ago.    It is with some  surprifo,  therefore,  that we disco-v-  ���������src.l  that there is an empire of op-  pciunity just across the imaginary  boundary line to the north, and that  mi-ny of our best and hardiest citizens     are crossing the line to close,  with the" opportunities piesrnted.  Pfcisonally,   I believe  that  the Canadian  movement,- as it might     bo  called, will be very rapid. Never was  a new  country pioneered under such  auspicious  circumstances.  The strong  transcontinental railroads -are themselves  leading ^rti the  niovement, and  the bank, and steam plow,  and harvesting      machine are found on the  very  ojtposts  of the  advancing civilization.   A man who takes up a free  homestead a-hundred miles from any  railway   station   is   likely in  a year  or two   to'have  the  tracks   running  through  his own section.   The sto y  of opportunity  liavels rapidly.    The  man  with small  or no capital,    bur.  with stiong arms and a willing spirit, is not slow to come to the land  where he is needed and will be properly rewarded.   Ten years will work  a. miracle in Canada.  Among the many things by-winch  wc have been impressed is the fact  that, there is no lawless or- vicious  element in the new Canadian country. 'Ihe people who are,.building  this empire, and who' .will themselves  be its foundation stones, arc ; ;Sa  thrifty, God-fearing '-people, and it is  impossible that they will not. leave  on the country a lasting stanip.'  ������������������;.:  The men from   the United  States  feel that there is a very strong poli-  h.'cal bond 'between  the two neighbor  nations.   They find in Canada all\thc  essentials      of personal  liberty    Jin  which  the citizens  of our own land  rejoice.      /The Magna Char la,      "tlic  writ, of habeas  corpus,   the right "of  trial by a jury of one's peers, and to  cross-examine, the  complaining   witness, the sa'credness of .personal liber  ty and  private property, the right of  the taxed  to be represented, and the  final dominance of the  popular voice  in all masters      of legislation���������these  are all  the same essentials  of liberty which we of tlic "United Stales enjoy  as  a common  heritage  from  our  liberty-loving  British   ancestry.     Wc  see Canada as   an aubonamous, self-  psaveihiiiste,' and    lahviady  practically  independent nation, and wc expccT to  sec   this      independence  grow   niorc  rather than less.  After journeying through a country  of   opportunity  and   active  commercial development���������much  of it still  in 1  its crude state���������it  was  fitting that  we should   have   been  brought   to  a  city of beautiful homes like Victoria.  Hero we have found what these people can and will  do when they have  leisure to devote to the  art of living.  Our  travel  has  been  rather  rapid  and our impressions necessarily more  or less      superficial,  hut we believe  they are true so far as they go. .Our  chief regret is the distance that lies  between the province- of British .Columbia and  the district of Columbia",  where most of us make our homes. .  GILSON GARDNER  INVESTIGATION  Washiiig-ton,   D.C.,  July  10��������� That  Secretary   Wilson   intends   to take no  step  backward  in his report  on'    Ihet  cot ten  leak������investigations   was -evidenced today by his statement that  he wftis not     afraid of any lijbel sui t  which .might be filed against him by  Mr.   Price or olheis  mentioned       in  ths leport.   In fact,  he said he would  welcome such action because it might  I13      the      means       of     developing  ������������������onie     of     the     facts      "   not    already  uncovered  and  which  it. was  desirable  to know.    "This is a quarrel    among     gamjilers,"     he'   said,  "brought about by the disatisfaction  of some of  them  in not getting what  they thought was j their  dues.   I have  nothing to take hack. As'the head of  an executive  depaitment .of   government   it was my duty   and my right  to give to the  public  the result     of  Ihe iincstigaticn  by   the secret service into  the charges which had been  filed  leading up   to  the dismissal  of  Mr.   Holmes."  The Secretary  added that he   had  given consideration to Mi  vPrice's lc-  ������mc-sL  as piesentcd   through   his   attorney  "to  withdraw  the unpist, offensive and unsustaincd charge   and  implication," and hfr had leached Lite  determination  to take no further  notice in the matter. He said he would  not "Communicate with Mr. Price   or  his.  attorney in  any way.  It is apparent or at least indications point that way, says aKojsle-  nay Exchange, that the Midway  route is the one to lie selected l:y the  railroad over: which the ittc'n is to be  laid westward. Of course no one  knows for a certainty except Jim  Mill., and as our 'phone��������� connection'  with ,'Iim is cut on' we. are not in  a position io dedclaro exactly what  bis-; iii>tmli|p!iswe.*-      ���������-  "^ " ���������'"������������������ c ������������������  PR1INCE   AND   PRINCESS     "  BOUND FOR    JAPAN.  ���������f      ��������� -    -  London,    'July   10.���������Prince       and  Prcincess Arisugawa, .of the Imperial  family lif Japan, left London today  for Portsmouth, where they will  spend the day, sailing for Japan  from Southampton tomorrow. A  number of prominent people gathered  to hid the Prince and Princess, farewell, including, the Duke of Con-  naught, Minister Lansdovne and Baron   Ilayashi,  the Japanese minister.   0   THOROUGHBREDS  FOR  J APAN KSE   GOVERNMENT.  Lexington, Pa., July 10.���������Representatives of the Japanese government have purchased five high bred  .-'alliens bore to be sent to the  'ioyal stud. ^Threc are thoroughilioed  tiul two arc registered trotters.   __o���������   CONGRESS   OF   AMERICAN  ���������WHIST   LIOAGUE.'  It is very annoying to have a nice  cigarette between  oiic:r ljps and not  have a match to light it. At an ordi-  iinry time    it js irritating, but when  one is sitting on an upturned boat ii, j  Die middle   01 me bay it must be far  worse.   Yesterday  Mr.   Joe Tate experienced  this inconvenience, and sitting astiide his sail-boat, which had  over-turned and was" dancing  mernh  about on the choppy sea, he spent a  quarter of an    hour reflecting on'bis  niisioitunes.     When the rescue part,  ainved  and    anxiqusly inquiicd how  he felt, he is alleged to have replied, |  "Oh,the   water     is faiily warm, but  why don't     you fellows hirry up.   1  wanted a     match to 1 ight my ciga-  relie "  Mr. Tale has recently purchased a  tailboat for the purpose cf conveying his ice-cream to the shell beach'  en Sundays to i\ fresh the picnicers  who frequcnl  that charming siot.  Yesterday  morning he  arose early,'  and after      sailing o\er to the beach  Willi   the     above-mentioned delicacy,  he again     set sail iii^the diicciion of  Mcssis.  Cowan  and  Murray's  camp,  to buna     his.molhci     to tin beach  A squalmg    wind   was     blow.iin;  a,nd  when hugtt half across   the-  Lay  the  j.h sheet lope got caught   and   "was  snapped  by  the poweiful  wind.    The  sailor nioicd  to the bow of the boat  to mend     it, and    having done this,  was   returning  to Ins seal,   when   the  wind     suddenly     changed    a'nd o\ei-  turned     the boat.   The disaster was  witnessed     Horn the������hoic by several  campers, and a couple of boats were  rapidly   launched,   Mr.-Finder  in   ont  and     Messis   Cowan and Muiray in  the other       AJr   Finder was'the first  to anive at  the upturned boat, upon  which Mr.     'Pale was seated as c/.~m-  tiiilabSy as  ciicumslances  would pei-  mrt having rolled     a cigarette,  Berlin,  July   10���������(JO.30 a.m.)���������The  agreement,   between France and Germany on the sii|b]cct of Morocco which,  will     be made   public  in both  Paris  and  lieilin   today,   cannot  be'regarded  here as a diplomatic  victory     of  the first   importance  over   Great Britain  and  France,  although it  is cx-  pressed in tcr uis of great moderation  md the agreement    being referred to  as   "An  accord based on full appreciation   and   recognition   of each   government's rights and aims."  Yet officially  the  issue is regarded  as a triumph      for Emperor  William  I and Piince Von Buelow that will  strengthen Germany's diplomacy everywhere on the continent. The attitude of the American government" towards the Moroccan controversy was  altogether .satisfactory to Germany.  Precisely what part President Roosevelt took in forwarding the settlement is not made public in Berlin  but it is appreciated that the influences ho exerted at Paris and Lonion  hel/e.1   towards   a settlement.  mil,  during the time     that elapsed before  the rescuing party arrived, .made answer  to their anxious enquuics   n th  remark quoted above. '  The wet man then changed his seat  on the capsi/ed boat for a more comfortable one. in Mr. Finder's craft  while the other gentlemen towed the  Utile sail-boat Ha shore and cjjiled it  out. ''���������'���������������������������  They they ic wily supplied Mr. Tate  with a match and that gentleman-, after he had partaken of his lunch,  rowed, lie did not sail, to the shel'  beach and did a good business in ice  cream.  4  Physician (loo'.dng into his1..anteroom where a number of; patients  were waiting)���������Who has been waiting the longest?  Tailor   (who  had called   to  present  his Wll)-I   have,  doctor;  I delivered 1  the clothes to you three years ago  .-, Olupago, . J lis.,   July   lO.-The   fifteenth    congress     of the  American  Whist League opened at, the auditorium   today,      with the starting,    of  play for the Brooklyn' trophy.   Afternoon   sessions will  be held until Saturday.  The     entries include players  from all .parts of the country.   'The  Brooklyn trophy is  for  the auxiliary  associations   of   Dp   lt-agne,   each     of  which   is to  he represented  by twelve  players.   Play in  the main event, the  Hamilt'cn trophy,   which  carries with  it the national team or  four cham-  TORNADO  IN TEXAS  DOES MUCH DAMAGE.  Navasota-,  Tex.,  July 10.������������������A windstorm or    tornado struck Navasota  last Saturday night   doing   thousands  of dollars worth of damage to  residence ^property, and wrecking     farm  buildings     in    <i wide swath, to the  westward  tV-r  many  miles   for  many  miles.   T\vi> negroes were killed.   o   BULLION'S   CLEAN-UP.  Tuesday's  stage   brought   down the  clean-up   from   the Consolidated Cariboo Hydrain .' Company^ mine,  sa.\s  the   Aslicroffc   Journal,   of   Saturday.  No   information  is   available as      to  its value,   but it is probably       about  $2f),li00. The  mine  only ran about a  month  this season,   and  most  of the  time     with  but one shift.  The rock  tunnel h������ being pushed And   vr'.il  probably   be completed   before   the   'old  weather    comes.   It. ip reported that  (he     California     experts  are  more  pleased  with  the country  than  ever.  Cue of them, who is thought to know  knew 'the placer camps of the wor'.d,  is reported      to  have placed   Bullion  and  .surrounding eounlry at the   etd  of his  list of good  placer .camps.  TAKING  A LION  WITH  A      ROPE.  A fipht  worthy  of being recounted  in  anv tale of thrilling adventure was  enacted last     week on the Moorow  ranch, v.Inch lies on the Mount Hamilton  lange,  extending  from  the  ob-  -ervatory south for many miles. Dur  :ng   the last month  E.  F. Robinson,  orcman     of the ranch, had noticed  that their young colts  were decreasing   m   numbers with   alarming   rapidity.   Almost    every morning      the  ���������nangletl  carcass   of  a colt  wo.ild  be  "ouinl.   Tracks  around  the slaughtered   animals     told   the  story  0t   the,  mountain   lion.    Close  watch       was  kept,  but    the cWpicdatious   continu-  ed-as before,  and  Ihe lion evaded all  efforts 10 'kill him or diive him off.  One morning Robinson, with���������, a  bunch of cowboys, was rounding up  some stock in a 1 emote section of the  ranch \\hen the dog^with them smarted a large animal in a thicket. They  tuied to send the dog into the bushes  but he cowered away. Suddenly, an  immense California lien left the cover and ran up a la.rge oak tree near  by. There were no weapons in. the  crowd, and Rob'iiu.on was afraid to  si nd-one'of the men to the wagon for  a rifle lest, they lose, sight entirely of  the  animal.  Accordingly   they   formed   a cordon  around   the   tree   and let   out    their  riatas at. the lion.   The animal stood  at 'bay   and warded  off the 'tawhid.es  .witli  his   paws. The men had almost  despaired   of  accomplishing   anything  when Sc-lby Trimble,   the crack rider  of the Morrow ranch, volunteered to  leave   the   circle  and climb  a nearby  tree  to endeavor to cast the rope in  a different   manner.    He'did  this     at  Ihe  risk   of his life.   -After 'repeated  failures  he succeeded  when  the  lion's  head  was turned  the   -opposite way.  ihe   other   rinU.s   IV11   qmickly      one  alter   ihe  other  and   the animal   was  h'anc,ed I hen and  there.  The   skin   is   in beautiful   condition  and   measures over seven feet    from  lip   to .tip.    It  is at present   at    the  Santa  Clara tannery.  -o-  The Cumberland people have prepared a splendid programme for the  Orangemen's Day celebration on the  12th inst. No doubt a large number  of people will go up from this city.  The special train leaves Ladysmith  at 5.15 tomorrow evening, arriving  A\ Nnnaimo in time to connect with  1 the     steamboat  FIRE AT CAMP FIVE.  It. is reported that Camp five was  burned out last night, and bunk  houses etc., damaged. This is only  a1 report, and cannot at bee-sent be  verified.  Among the musical gifts possessed  by Sir     Herbert Oakley, the famous  composer,   organist  and   teacher, was  an ability  to tell  offhand the exact,  pitch  and key of any sound-ho. happened  to hear. Asa boy  of four years  of age  he could,   without seeing    the  keys, name any note or combination  of notes played on the piano.  An  annecdote which illustrates the  musician's perfect perception ofuiieli  is told.       Sir  Herbert  was  staging  with bis  old  friend,  the Bishop     of  Colchester,  at High Wych., and     one  pionsl,i,T;will start ^^^Ithe     steamboat "city ofNa^imo, j ^y^caxd apig *qu������.  noon,   while play lor Ihe Minneapolis ^.^ ^^ ^ evening for Union. I      ^ snaip'  trophy,   representing   the  pa������'   chani-  RoU)Vnimr   thc  bo,at  leaVes   Union at > Dert-  picms-hip, - will begin on Wednesday  evening,  11 o'clock on thc evening of the celebration day.  Someone run to  the piano,  and G-,  sharp it was. .    . 1  ������������������'ifltf2!?rtf*S������-  '���������   1 THE DAILY LEOGER  Pubhsned   every day except Sunday  *������sS*~  ���������o#������  issue**'  B*  THE  DAILY  COMP4.NY.  LEDGER  Offices,  Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  SO cents a month,    $5 per year an   *  idvance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication.  ������������������;  i^'S'i XVCv,"-, \Vc������  '^<fej^.fflaL'ir������Mriul^ii!!in!w ������fi r' imjmimjwih  i  MONDAY,  JULY  10,     > 13.  MO.NTRKM   TO LONDON  ON  A   CATTLE i'.OAT  Jt     is a     wtil-Known fact that  the  man    who       uioie     "Home, Sweet  Lion.e," ne\ei   had a  inv      In in  belief  home,  and   it'is  thai   the man'who  t  v.iolc, "A Life on the Ocean Wa>e"  ! ad i,cur (.omjia^sed any bus'ues.s'in  ������:pop wateis���������at any late, not in tjie  (apuciij  of a i .itilcma������i'      ��������� j  Some woi-Ks aco, wntcs a cones  jinulfit, I found ni\self practically  >-li,ii>dfd in \Iouln\il, and wishing\o  j.(t lo l-'nt.lcWid I shipped as 'tutlli  I dpei " aljond a well-known compares -inmci 'll.eie wcie 2S0 bul-  1 ,c-Ks and ')(10 sheep  \o\v    the     Pnaid of Trade legul.i-  l ions .stale     llvt  "tlieic shall be one  ii'-in foi     cvei,   I went j-(he   head oi  laille,"   and   thai   in   the   event    ol  more  lli.tii twenlj-five head being de-  puled  to one     man he may lefusc to  woi|.     'Ihe     "-.till-catcher' '  (as  t-c  man is <ailed  uho ioi   a consideialinn  fiuiii      ihecompanv, Keeps the urines  ��������� ���������lid addicssis     ol  "liard-ups" on h's  bonds)  sipm d on iv.cho, of us unfoi-  tcs at  His   fin  Ihe trip        '    .  .erewfie also  two thoiaughly c\-  icnced     callle foiemcn   We sa 1 il  Horn    jNfoi'tieal   iiboul   midni������hl   on a  rIhi'isdn\   ai'd,  in  being  roused at .5  a   in    , on     lb.' full, wine, moining il  was   found  ihat  ihrcc ol  the helpcis  h.ul   Hied  then   bargain   at   Ihe   last  moment, and      had not   come nbo.U'l  On  the roll be,n������  tailed  it was  round  thai   the     thiee     al scnlei s^weic .all  liom   I be     same  v;>f<h,   the  wa'ch,  al. s'   tl".il  1   was in     This  loft   tl.To  amateurs     and  rue  loiempn  to   1 ol  aIIpi   I !" (al II ��������� ami linn sheep1  if anv one of us had quote,! IKo  fliinid ol 'li.nle ipnulation and rifus  rd lo Ionic .tiler anv moie (ban 2."i  head the rnien,an would have pi ohm'  on!       oik       ftillncli     hen?,   fiiiolhei  Co/       *    ;'.rn'  ocati.. - ���������-*.-.  Papers  THE  DAiLY  SlftTBAY  TWICE A WEEM  U  h I."  THE     ^  POST-  IKTELLI6ENCER  71     '   x-  01 i  Utaratatta*  Sample Ccplss Free  Write for Cne  2?abii������.hs3    the   fittest   n'ejrrapbia  rows ficat' *Jll I**j|������ o/"*fl������ warM.  ill the itatenad loeal uewal    Bally  and Sunday edition, 75o par ������*������f*A_  Sunday Post-5ntcllE4ta������r, 401������ 5������ P*ie������  TLo largest and most aomplata-Baa*  t   Q  d*y F������per north of tan  \  ������   Special   department*   ������f  of inshlba, sfwnin'i  day edition, ffi.OO par;  Twice a Week Ptet-liteUlttNir  -  All tha nor* af tfap.waa������;taL^__ ���������  detailed' totm\ --tfHJi^1*W14JA~!a\  WEEK EDITIOir^JB TUM HMt  TWICE A WVSK *���������*>������ W������.  LISHED ON Tn>AjJOntf| OOAR  Wilts for sample "oopy aati fea ���������������>  vlneed. Subaerlptiaa  per year.  All Postmaster* WW Taia  ���������faixf-. c4M'wcai(!!i>.>.L j'^utfj^fflftifefl^ r������. mi; wm\miy������ju-mfvs^SS^  U  i������ic pb,M-ilfiii and up Update,  "Ihe development of the deep-wa-  tei quay bybtc-m in thc Than, s 'a  ���������quite possible, foi it is only a question of nionej. As a matter of  fact woiks of this Kind are to be constructed .shortly on the south side of  the ii\er by puvate tnleririsc. Tho  cost  is estimated   at a niiKion.  "As for the future of London as a  port, I can only -say that the Bill  now in Committee empowering tie  Conservancy to dredge a channel  from the Nore to 'Gravesend, thirty  feet deep at a t'ost cf ������-l������!O,���������00 is an  important step jn the riglit (direction,  as it will' enable big \essels to ^,et  up to the docks without losing a tide  by waiting for water m the river itself."  kesr-iNmue.WEji co., stem*, waik.  S. P. WESTON, BuatiMM Kanafar.   '  w     ' 1     - -     - .1  ^3w>A\VV\J������V'v^'-.'������������������.v . ,\V>U:..������V;A> ^^-yvwv4.v>it.fc^4.^tfffc������^t^a  the ic. one in this     alleyway, anothei   '������"d weie comp"lled to boirow a cou  :������ that, and     so on till the labor of 'l,lc ot -������������������ingfc fiom the steward un  .illcnding''   lo    twe./fy-fi\e     animals  would  have     I cen     inostimable    Wc  day at  lenchcd our ieeth and made thc best  ol it  I torn .i a in. to 9 p m , wc weie  Ii'pl busy, and at one o'clocK o\ciy  iUi\ we'had to go into the pens to  ihiow out thc dead .sheep killed by  ihe heal and o\er-ciow\!ing The  honois of the stinking, sheep-pens the  In'it.ill I v ol the forciiisuil the fonlne's  ,)i the language���������i'use .ire thinps fai  bcllei   left   uiidcsLiibrd  lint all tins loi-hi nave Keen eudui-  cd    il-   .ii night     Here had lem any  pla^c of lefu^e,  any hoj-c of rest  and  Valet,   lint  it was not so.   Oui  hunks  n  lire    cattleman's     forecastle were  nclely     stiiiciuits  of      woim-eaten  vi od  and     o\er-run  by     rals.   Oi r  "Ia i!s" weie    damp pall.ts oi .stiaw  .Ui.l     oui     coveimo     one thin Aimy  I la .' et���������"ipnte  gord      ������nou{.h,"   the  stewaid  icmaiked    "for a cattleman'  If the ship     had gone down the rc-  poi i  would no douLt jiave slalfd thai  she  fouiidoied  with  the captain, omul s,     '.'SO catIV,     fififl sheen, nnd a  i.iii.'bei   ol c.iltlemein    Ilunian Mife oil  the qii.ntcr deck     is of Utile account  hi aid     a caMle-'-hip    Rut   the lasi  ���������diaw.    was     added when we le.Khrd  Millwnill     Most   of us   weie destitute  Ke\'-ly fitted up an<l  Funiished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLHISD  ANGELOTAfE, PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  Fop  Light or lieavy Teaming;  Wood and Bark for Sale  BLGGIES   FOR  HIRE ':���������: J���������-  See J.  KEMP,  oi  ^t\e or.lers-       at  Leigh's Transfer Stables  'PIIONR C-0.  i til     the    ship paid oil'next  Uells-street.  The Hoard ,'if Trade, recognising  that theie may be grounds for complaint, e\'en aboard a British ship,  sends t a< iimfoitmel ollicer as s1 |ih &s  each ship docks, to ask the question,  "Any complaints'" Hut it was an  understood thing that if I In re were  any complaints theie would be no  ���������subs," fiom ihe steward. There  wiie.no complaints. After thirteen  il,i\.s of torture we were back in dear  old luiglar.d. again.. What did auy-<  thins; matter7.���������London^Exchange.  yNTWRRP'S GRKAT EFFORT FOR sVPREMACV.  relgiuin lu^ only one port, Ant-  .' ei ji, hut she means to make it one  of the frst in the world it money and  cm-inrcring  genius can .accomplish it.  Recently a.deputation, of members  of ihe Thames Conservancy left for  Aiitwcip to inspect the present ar-  langeinc-nts, and to leatn the details  ol the schCMne The c hail man of Ihe  Cons-nancy, Mi.^ W H. Gienfell,,M,  I' , has pist ieturn<d from a visit lo  \iitwrr|i, wheie he went Into the new  si heme as deeply as a two day's \is-  it  wi iiiri admit.  "Alieady .Vntwcrp is the third port  in the world," said5'Mr. Clrenffll,  "and the lhl^ian authorities are pro-  prsine; lo spend Ivelweeti' ten and  tv.ehe millions on' impioving (the  dock and quay accommodation,     i  ''Nine enijimous ' docks are planned, and if complcied the scheme will  gi\c Aiitwcr;i "thirty-seven miles ot  quays v  "The thine; ihat struck me most  was the pci feenon with which; the  deep water uver-side quays are in"  the nver itself, and, there are no  docks and locks to go through, ,and  Ik cause  the disch_arging cranes,  etc.,  fletcher Dros.  .....Dealers In   Pianos and  Organs ...  Ladysmith, B.C.  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. *���������������, F.  O. E.     :���������:        :���������:        f���������:   . -:���������i  Meets in tie Opera House 1st a|d 1  drd Tuesday at 7.30 pV:mV 'Worthy'  President, B."-Forcimmer;     Worthy'  Secretary, C H. Rummln(s.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught- Aig0 ian-  guagesp drawiag" in Pencil' and crayons, paint ng in oils aad. water cel-  ors, pianoforte and vocal leasoas fir-  en in classes, ar iadivWually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B   0.  Esquimalt & Nanaimo Rail* ay  *Tv   *T\'' fl\    A'\   j^'s  ^r\     ������������������s     /t\  ���������'���������X ���������!%  -5K =  Under New Managnient  .  Hotel Wilson  I '<   <       l      J  Nanaimo,B.C. '  *     i  McKinnell &Woodbank-  Proprietors.     ,���������,  Modern and     Strictly First Class.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  Celebration  i  AT CUMBERLAND  Orangeman's Day, Wed., July 12  A special train will leave Ladysmith at 5.is p. m  Nanaimo, connecting therewith the  k)  Ur, for  on Tuesday, July  Steamer "City of Nanai  mo.  Returning, steamer sails from Union Bay!   for-Naftainio at -11 00 p.  ni., Wednesday. July 12.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Disl. Freight &, Pass. Agt.  *     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  i  i  Covering Old Surfaces  We have Just received a large shipment- of the famous Melrose Liquid  Paints, the best oh the market at  $1.75 per gallon We also handle Maple Leaf brand of vainishes, buggy  paiuts,. etc., in fact we have everything to beautify the home,  Wallpapeis fiom' 10c to $1.00 per.  Double Hull.  Painting and papc-rhanging done at  reasonable, rates: at  HARRY  KAY  '    ���������       FIRST AVENUE  THE JONES HOTEL  '        '    <J   ������   s  One Dollar Per Day. .  Gooff Table, Good Bed'and Ooodl^,  (Halt Block tram Depat.)  GATACRlii  STREET-  i Ladysniith.  rHIRCHASBRS AND SMELTERS OP COPPER, OOLD AND  SILVER ORl-S.  Smelting 'W orks at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  f; CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  ��������� titstral Manager.  JHOS. KIDDIE.  Snielter Manager.  .e>^e^evitewem������msVtt.������M^'*freyte������.������>,fc^^  t ���������*     s i  Be sure your ticket reads  via  a,03  &3  FIRST AVENUE  TM6 CITYTVYKRKeT  R. Williamson Prop ;  iSt. Avenue Ladysmith B. C  ;. :'^ \ j^..;t5-ii.;^:j2^aS5^-55S2&^ssEssa������zaa  riissjsei^j  Public Notice  Attention is called  to the      fact that the ' j  Ogllvie Flour iliils Co.,  Limited,;  makers  of   ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have for some tiiiie  !  past been p-roducing flour in a   vastly   improved  and  purified  forin���������-',  by  tlie aid of ULCC1 RICI TV |  ���������   ���������  ami lilting st-cured  control   of   all  the basic paten I* relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising- the.  public   that  any  unauthorized  users of the electrical    flour  purifying processes   will  be:pro-  sccuted.  Qgilvie JSTIons Mills Company Limited  ��������� )     tlio  ostly     uiillersiii  Canada whose  .Flour  i*  purified, by the elec^rio pre cess.  ,,.^;.Tr?.,^^  'iiiis   Hotel   h:\������s    heen. completely  Hoard and  lodging $1.00  per day.  renovated.  PRETORfH  A.U U"L i*    .1 ' *'       "  Any  HOTEL DOMINION  .' ^Ratee I1.J55 aid$1.50���������  Free^me to all steamboat landings anc  til' ������v depots.   Electric care every tlv>  ���������>innt������ to all parts of  the ci:y.   Ba  *nd table uaexcelhd.  .    P. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST., VANCOUVER B, C,  HILBERT  I a1ITBWralii?iBnal>irrrai^flmi  'i^J2'-?3.a  \  OverlandS  Daily  1  riB  ���������T*"  *    - '-   W. SILER. .   .  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  '* W������RK PROMPTLY D(. * -  Laava atders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAfflORS  HIGH STREET.  > i  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������\     r  RATR3 $l.oa PBR DAT  8AMPI.4 ROOM3 u  BAR SUPPUED WITH BBS*  WINES, UQUORS. CIO&KS  HOTEL  'BestaeootaodaUon in town.   Splendid banting and fishing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B.C.  of  Job  Done Promptly arid  WELL I  At  HENRY'S NURSERIES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown Sc Imported  GARDEN.    FIELD     an4  FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANOS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND HARDY  \ PLANTS.       ���������  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.      ,  3010 'Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  CHEAP EXCURSION RATE$,to  ALL points east, June 29, 30, July  5 th. '-  Shortest route to Feinie, B'. C,  and ALL KOOTENAY'POINTSi  For rates. folders, sleeping1 car  reservations and all information' caH  on,or address '  S. G. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 75 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  -I ���������n  F ncBYoarig  BARRISTOR and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO.       / LADYSMITH  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  "SALES STABLES  ," (    EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  S PHONE 66  r  *  s  m  LADYSMITH f  WM. MUNSIE, President  J. W. COBURN, Man. Dirastoc  ���������    Telephone;46.  The -Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK  AND LADY SMITH-Shlngles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers    of���������  Rou&h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Saasomed and  Kilt Dried Flooring     and Finishing    Lvmfter la   Stock.  Thea be sure your tickets read  the  via  The  only  line now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at  ST. PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast. ,s  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.-PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and  ALL POINTS EAST.  ��������� For complete information  ask  your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  Agent,  120 2nd Ave., Seattle.  TICKET   OFFICE  MB CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  'aid up Capital, $8,700.000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,0001  : 7;     ���������   HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  BE. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. GenlManager  Cor.  Government  Victoria,'B. C-  and  Yates St?.,  3  Trains  Transcontinenta'  Trains  Daily  3  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ,        ISSUKD AT THE FOLLOWING RATE8:  *    '.       .    $5 and under     \ 3 cents  Over  $.5 and not exceeding $10     6,cents  ������*    $10       " " $30......  10 cents  ��������� ������������������;:������������������������������������������������������'  $30       " " $50   15 cents  '!>������!>������ Orders aro Payable at Par at any office in C   liuda of a Chartered BanlJ  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking; point:,   a the United States.  NEGOTIABLE  AT A  FIXED RATI! A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC  LONDON, ENG.  They��������� forui an "excellent method of remittin   small aunis of monajrJ  v with safety and at small  :ost.  LADVFV.ITH BRANCH  W.   A.  CORNWALL.  Managac]  One of which is the famousi' "North  Coast Limited," Ride on.it always.  Up-to-date Pullman and. Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all, paints East;' ��������� and-  South,  also  Pullman tickets issued v  ���������������������������/...  and berths reserved. ,< . ';  Only direct route to Yellowstone  Park. Cheap rates from all. points  Easti from Mairefi 1st to Biafy:-'-16th.:'  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Very low rates  now in effect. Cahin accommodation  reserved hy wire.  For  further  particulars  call  at'the  o������i or phone No. 45C.  A. D" CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.Cr.P.A.,  N.P., :     Oeneral Agent.  Portland, Ore. A ietbrla,;B.C  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRfCES.  .''' Repairing and making to order   a  speciality.  THOriAS MGEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  LADYSMITH BAKBRY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLj  BAKED  AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to b������ dj  livered at any time.  Employment Agenei  Best accommodation for transient  and permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND   j-HOTBL  This hew Hotel has heen comfortably furnished and-the bar Is up-to-  date. Rates $1.16 a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIJIGE, Prop.  Esftiaa*** teU irmi fejj W: Ladysmith  HAY. GRAIN AND  Orders will be delivered anywheJ  in the city promptly and at the loj  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, oa  Esplanade.  J AS, WAIIKOQCj J  DAIL^LE&Gim  mmv**t<mmi*mmmmf*  '*w:imizsiim*!*&i.f^'*i!  m'ttntf V>  AND  Plans, Specifications and Details . furnisheii for all kinds  of work ia the CARPENTER  Line    -  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and' Joiner, 2nd *ve, Ladysmith, B. C.  "w*eijSjmimimjatmampma0i*ism  ���������wm> n r 'i^mmmti  NOTICE.  . Persons, found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after^tbis Botice,  will no prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith.  B.C.  Its  Great   Resources  ii  No part of British Columbia, today, offers so,many advantages to the  investor as does VANCOUVER'ISL AND. .       '      j;     x^  Its vast and varied natural' weal th' has never been as yet thoroughly-  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has: never'been' promiently* laid.  ' -.   ' /   " ;.       v" , '-   .   :    .-i-      ��������� e*  before the public.   -   ��������� ...     - -\,'.,   ���������.��������� ,,,   . t,_  GALEDOMAN"  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly clearedj  will grow almost any product of the,  soil known ��������� to man,  wheat, "   "     : Vegetables ' ,  OF  OATS  RYE  APPLES.  PRUNES  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  R.P.RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  ��������� .     Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������: :-: :-: .-: :-B.C  ���������yJU.lf  !  ���������   T'  "i  ALL  KINDS  PEARS  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL     FRUITS    AND ;  BERRIES.  Thc Canadian Pacific Company will adopt a literal land policy, and  the 1,500,000 acres controlled by them will be disposed of on reason-  ble terms to actual settlers.        \4^^r?^kl:^^LJ^IPjii9..---.  Government lands can be secured    and     money can be made by those  who desire a new home in a country   possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will supply any information obtainable  to those who contemplate  a visit with a view of investment if  Conditions are found as advised.  Is the ;centre of, the great coal mining    district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in each year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to grow in importance as the Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DA ILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH   B. C.<  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good hoard.  Our Rar is newly fittedup and well supplied and. is in charge of  JOS. PELLIQRINELU  FOR DISPOSAL OP MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST TERi  Rlf OKIES     AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY.,  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at J $10 per.acreifor 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 cants per ton of 2,000 pounds  ���������hall be'collected on the gioas output.'". -"���������  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free intaeri' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A tree Djv_������'������ certificate is granted  for one or more years; "not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company.according to capital.  A  free     miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  same with two legal potts, bearing  location notices, one at each end  on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shuil be recorded within  fifteen days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  additional day allowed for every additional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase thr land  at $1.00 an acre.  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.  The patent for a mining location  ���������hall provide for the payment of a  Royalty.; of 2f 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, re-,  newable yearly. On the North Saskai  ������bewan River claims are either bar  or bench, the former being 100    feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding: 1,000.feet. .Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars of the river  below low water mark, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where  the  ltsiee may drcgde to high water mark  on each alternate leasehold.  The lessee  shall  have a dredge  in  operation within one season from the  date of  the lease- for each five miles,'  but where a person or company   has  obtained mors than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or. fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10    per  nnum for each mile ot river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 21 per  ceat.  collected  on the output after  it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six  leases of five - miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.'  The l������ssee-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the   river  below low water mark, that boundary to bo fixed by its' position on the  lstday of August iu the year   of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge   for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year     and     $10 per    mile foi  each subsequent year. Royalty, ������ame  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek,     gulch,    river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet     in  e������gth, measured on the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width  being from' J ,000 to 2,000  feet.' All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  , Claims arc marked     by two  lega)  posts, one at each end,  bearing   notices.   Entry must be obtained within ten miles-of mining Recorder's office.   One 'extra day allowed for each  additional.ten miles or. fruction.  The person or company shaking "e  claim must hald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a' new mine is entitled    to    a claim., of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party' consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put  of which no royalty. shall       be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary claims, only.  ...     ...  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at tjie rale  of two and one-half- per- cent, on the  alue of the-gold shipped < from     tbi  iTukon Territory to be paid to   ' the  Comptroller:      _��������� "   -     -  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one. .mining claim ,   on  eaeh separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners, may work their claims h,  partnership by filing notice and pay-  ng a fee of $2.00.   A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained    oc  the same creek, gulch or river by giving 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;    ii  not,. the claim ������iall be deemed to   be  abandoned, and    open to occupation  and entry' by a free 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 prospecting for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on the land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width shall not excect  thrse times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery," an area  not exceeding 640 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre ar.'  the remainder of the tract reservco  namely, 1,280 acres will be solJ  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to loyalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  **������*#e*****i>e*^#?-^fc^****fc*t***e********������..*#t.  An Automatic Invention That Should  Meet With Success.  Cubleigh scowled at the man who  dropped Into the seat beside bim iu  the smoker and was taking u small  brass model from his satchel.  "I told you going lu on the train  this morning," he said, "that I have no  time to spend looking at that thing. I  don't want a bed of any sort or description. I furnished my home ouly  a year ago and have everything I require for the present." And he turned  resolutely to his newspaper.  "Pardon my persistence," replied the  agent, "but r wish you would look at  this bed before you give a final answer. You were in a bad humor this  morning. I have Inquired about you.  Before you married a year ago and  came to live in Meekvllle you lived iu  a steam heated bachelor upurlment on  Madison avenue. The place was warm  when you got up iu the morning.  When you wanted your breakfast all  you had to do was to touch the bell  Am I not right?   Ah, I thought so.  "And Mrs. Cubleigh," continued the  agent, prokering a cigar, "she was In a  girls' college until a year before her  marriage, where she never heard of  frozen water pipes, damp kindling  wood and a No. 8 stove that acts like  the Old Harry when the wind isn't just  right. Right again?, I thought so.  Now, you are having the usual run of  luck with servant' girls; no better and  no worse than the average commuter,  When you get a girl that can work she  won't stay. When you hire one that  will stay she won't work. In brief,  you can't get them out "of bed in the  morning. You have to light the fir*  yourself half the time. Your wife bus-'  ties to make you a cup of coffee In time  for the 7:16.  1 "Now, Mr. Cubical, this is a model  of the Ideal servant girl's bed. It is n  dandy, If J did relent it myself. Tlio  necessity for it /s based, sir, on thirty  years' experier.ee with servant girls in  the suburbs. / know 'em. This bed is-  set with a spring, adjusted with mechanism somewhat similar to an alarm  clock. You set it before the girl goes  to bed. At the specified time it goes off  The sen-ant is gently but firmly tossed out'of bed. She lands on her feet  on the floor, wide awake.  "Then the bed automatically folds itself upright, like the sides of a fire  BCiven. The spring lock snaps, and tbo  fii',1 cannot open it again if she tries/  I'. is simply impossible for her to drop  back on the pillow for another forty  winks. There is only one thing for her  to do���������dress nud go downstairs to light  the fire and get breakfast.   See?"  "Certainly, Mr. Cubleigh. I'll be at  your office in the morning with the  price list."  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO,   B. C.  I  f  4?  4;  S  flanufacturers of the  t  t  In  and Porter  British Columbia  G uaran teed ? Brewed  Lager Beer  from the Best Canadian Malt Run]Hops |  Miners1 Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short)  notice.    Drill  Sharpened by  us always  gives satisfaction. Picks handled and repaired.  Ships mi thing   in &V     its   1^ranVieB#  Horseshoers'and Genera! Blacksmitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -  Ladysmith, B   O  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU ?  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT  is  where  the slaughtering     is  done locally?    We are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send us,  and      can    GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to'1 be FRESH AND CLEAN  PAN NELL  &    PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK,  QAT/.CR13   ,2,"%������.j;T.  LVl/iVIiri 1. (,  T ������������������������������������������������������������������������ + 4MMMMM ���������+++^+4������Mh������*+++++++*������+������+-H-M"������++4  I x  LAC/SMITH TRANSFER CO.  PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDHOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.  Staibles in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  I WILLIAMS AN3 W\3'AZT  4-4���������444 4������444-4"4-f4~4~4-4���������4-4-4-t-*4-4-4 4~4-������-4-4"4<4-M-4- +-4--M-4-4 4-4144-4 4-44-f  Sst&SSSSE&B&M"  cil.  JAS.  A. SMART.  Deputy Minister of tho Interior.  Department  of the Interior,  ���������  Th������ Wily  Sultan.  The sultan of Turkey was eonfetring  With his grand vizier 'on a matter of  state.  "See to It that the manifesto js given  the widest publicity," ho said.  "Shall I give it to the correspondents  of the foreign papers?" queried tho  grand vizier.  The sultan meditated for a moment.  "No," he said, with a shrug. "Go tell  It to your wife."  Not a IluslneMs Jin iter.  "Why do you wish to loam jiu jitsu?  I can't see where.it'll help you in your  business."  "It's on my wife's account.   She's so  ���������fussy!   Whenever our cook has a beau  who  stays  later  than   12  o'clock  at  night I have to go down to the kitchen  and order him to leave."  IiOflrlcal Superstition.  Baity Moore���������Are you superstitious?  Calvert, Jr.���������Not in all tbi:-_s. but  when I see a dark man app.'".aching  me wearing the uniform of a .,'eeping  car porter L have a premonition that I  am about to inako a poor investment  of a small amount of capital, and the  Sign  seldom   fails.  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT  Puisirant to    the "Creditor's    Trust  Deeds    Act,  l&Ol.'jj    ���������  Notice is hereby given that Axel  Berg, of Ladysmith, British Columbia, General Merchant, by deed dated  the 19th day of June, A. D., 1905,  assigned all. his personal property,  teal estate, credits and effects, which  may be seized and sold under execu.  tion to Albert E. Planta, of Nanai-  mo, British Columbia, Insurance  Agent, in trust for the purpose oi  paying and satisfying ratably and  proportionately all the creditors oi  the said Axel Berg according to law,  the said deed was executed by the  said assignee on the 19th day ot  June,  1905. \>   . ���������  All creditors having claims against  the said Axel Berg ate required u  forward particulars to the said a.s  signee on or before the 19th day o,  July, 1905, after which date the  said assignee will proceed to distribute tho assets of the; said estate  among thc parties entitled thereto,  having regard only of the claims of  which he shall  then have notice.  Notice is  a meeting of  Axel Berg , wiirfie held at the office  of the undersigned, Ladysmith, B. C.  ouitjie fourth day of July, 1905 at 3  o'clock in the afternoon, in pursuance  of the said Act,, for the givinbtof di-  directions with reference to the disposal of the said estate.  Dated at Ladysmith, B. C, this  19th day of .lime, 1905. .$  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Solicitor for Assignee.  also hereby given that  ^editors of the said  More  lariionilnlon*.  Tom���������Why are you so sore at old  Gotrox? You talk ns if you bad received Borne insult at his hands.  Dick (a quondam suitor of Miss Gotrox)���������If the insult I received from him  had been at his "hnnds" I wouldn't  care so much.  A K*w Itoonevelt Auecdote.  A. personal sketch .of Governor La  Toilette contributed to Harper's Weekly by Earle Hooker Eaton contains a  new and entertaining anecdote of President Roosevelt which Mr. Eaton  quotes In the president's owiv words.  Mr. Roosevelt, it seems, was present  at a reception attended by Governor  and Mrs. La Follette. The president  and Mrs. La Follette were standing In  one corner engaged iu conversation  and eating ice cream. He was doing  the bulk of the talking, and she was  an attentive nnd unwavering listener.  "Suddenly I discovered," says the  president, "that for at least five min-  utos I had been pouring ice cream  down the front of her handsome evening gown. She had known it all the  time, but had not indicated It by even  the quiver of aa eyelash or by the  slightest change 4n the smiling, Interested expression upon her face. She  had simply been too polite to interrupt me by word or look or move, no  matter what happened to the gown."  Small Oxen.  One of the greatest curiosities among  the domesticated animals of Ceylon is  a breed of cattle known to tho zoologist  as the "snored running oxen." They  are the dwarfs of the whole ox family,  the largest specimens of the species  never exceeding thirty inches in height.  The White Faquerttte.  The white paquerette- is the smallest  rose���������Just the size of a five cent piece.  It has a strong and unpleasant odor, a  Btmuge thing In a rose.  KITCHEN OR PARLOR  OFFICE OR DINING ROOM  It matters not  which you. want to furnish,   we  can offer  you a choice   uuequaled on the Pacific  Coast. \|/ \fc  DID  YOU WRITE   FOR THAT BOOK?  We told you about its merits last w eek and would like yon to have  a copy���������it's fiec��������� 230 pages interesting talk on general  HOUSE FURNISHING PROBLEMS  Over   1500   illustrations���������Let-    vs hear from you���������  Kitchen   Treasure Tables   SEE CUT $5,00 Each  "ssr^gs**"  ". ��������� - -=. -.'",7r.ti;iirK  SSSE*Si^'������aa33������3S������&  PAINTING,  PAPEK  ETC.  HANGING  Work done properly and at right  pricos. Shop and residence In rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.   E.  SMITH,  Prop.  J.PIERCY  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria,  B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC  H.O. MILES  Contractor  and Builder  REPAIRING   of   all'kinds" promptly  attended to.     Shop on Gat&are    rt.  r m?m  Solicitor,  Etc.  st. Avenue  Loan  LADYSMIT  Ladysmith   Tcmp'e No.  5 Rathbone  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hal/  2nd  and  -tth  Tuesday at 7.30 p.  m.  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  Meatrnarket  LOfSvT.IM B, G. V  IKE   DAILY    LEDGER  LOCaL ITEMS  SSS*S. US^M. ZLSPfZM  Vi  TO   RENT���������11   roomed  house,   barn  ami  washing  loom,   on  Buller St.  below   Catholic  church.   Apply  John  Nirrii.  ���������o���������  l\lr Win. Marshall was in 1-ady-  simth- this morning looking up old  friends.   i\li.        AInt shall   came ovci  i  from  land  Yanroiuer    on Ihe S. S. Capi-j  .1. Thompsm     is Hosing up      hi"  hardware business m  Ladysmith.    A  Lugo piopoiuon  of  the stock is  be-  iii������ tctuinftd to     the wholesale linns  ,il \ aneoiivei  Some i'"> men are engaged ������t outside vv'urk ,il Ciofion. Within a few  weeks ,ihoui 150 white nun will be  at woi k��������� Mi.it is, es soon as the  .sniLller is lend} for .stalling up and  ii snilie.riit   supply  of ore  is on  baud.  The Abbot Kurd llotrt rconle held  kind yeslenl.iy They lepnt having  a picnic carnival over on Thetis 1s-  lud a go.-.d lime "Hoots," held ai  impoilant i (jnuu.ind in the ck\ e 'i  lion, being in charge of the- commis.  s.m  rlepai tniPnl.  .Former   CipiVennnent   Agenf   Thomson,   now   living  inYicloiia,   lcports  .li.fi>-> as pleasant  at   ihe capital  city.  "Afi." and Mis    Thomson   left   a large  circle  of fiiends      in Ladysmith  who  are [.leased  lo heal   of  iheir  prospei -  ily. '  AT   THE   AUBOTSFORD.  ,   II.T.   Kullon,   iLadysmith.  ���������Jos.   Cartwiight,   Durham,   Eng.  I)    Lewis,  Caidiff,  Wales.  M.   Wood hum,  C.  Allan. Dcn\ei,  Colo.  L.  P.  Dudley, Giangetown.  A.  C   Walteis,  .1. A. I'elhs, Hi\mho, Wales  .J   T.  Evans,  Brymbo,-Wales.  T. Lewis, C'ardih. Wales  J.   Masteis,   England.  K.   It. Bird,  Vancouver.  Dan   Daniels,   Seattle  J.  J. Henry,   Yaneouvci.   o   Mr   L.     Young, oT Fourth  A'.enu  IjiuIj smith,   has bren   making      somr  very atliacl. ve signs  of late.   A si  ,  jusi, completed for I'aiincll & Flasket'  is  a bonuiv.   The  lettenpg,   most   ai  lislicallv 'done,   causes   the   head   o  t'ie\sl,irllr'.l steer which  foi ms     tin  cennp puce, to show up magnificent  lv. Mr.  Young does portrait   wrrk, ;.  signs  and  cai toons,   using   thc  Win  sor-N'eu hm   paints,   which  give a fin.  finish  and proniincncej_to  the woik. ii  walk of this kind is desirod, ongi.'  sketches   will   be furnished   and   gom"  work   will he done.  DUNCANS  y^_  =        .  ���������TOWNSITE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  A small .area lias been laid off  at  in lown lots which are no.w offered  LOW  PRICES   AN"    D ON   EASY "TERMS.  The future  of   the  Cnwiehan      District   and   Vancouver   Island  will   exceed  evpectalions   and   (his  is a good r-h.in'v  pro/M.ibh'   iuvpslmenl. ^  n safe and  SEE PLANS AND PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART J. H WI1ITTOME  Ladysmith,   V.  I.  Duncans,     V.  I.  attended     the      Wellington   political  mesting  last Saturday  evening.   They  i������..>oiT Farmer John Oliver as giving  ihj present  government  some severe  '��������� nooks. Attorney-Cicneial   Wilson    attended   the meeting   in Mi.   Manson's  interest.    Messi.s.   Murray   and   Uev-  ������.ridge   think   that  Hugh   Aitkin    has  the best   of  the, fight  iu Alberni.   On  the      Wtst   coast   Messrs.   McBiide,  t!iecu  and Malison were entertaining  the      voters   last  week.    Th>������;   week  .Messrs.   Smith   and  Slorn   will,   itjs  reported,  take a hand  iu the,game 7n  I'aVot   of Mr.   Aitken.  Mis.   James   Yates,  of Cedar   dis  Li id,   received   a nasty  wound      the  oilier  day  close  by   her-home ���������iri (V-  dai.    In  company  with a friend, Mis.  Yates   was   wnlii'v'vg-   around   the\.n\l  when   in   passing a family cow,   that  animal si.di'i lily   tincw  its ;head      ;o  one side and  in mi dedrag icaught the  unfortiiivate   lady. . with  oiip   of      its  horns,   iiidiel.ino-  a. serious   wound.   A  doctor   w.is.it i nee  senti'for,   and   on  his ainval   fuund   il     neee.-.sai y      lo  sue   seyen teen   stitches   in sewing   up  the   wound   Last   evening   Mrs. Ynt.-s  was  reported  to be progressing very  I'avorablv   toward   recovery.���������Ilci'a'M.  MARINE.  SR.    Pi incess      Beatrice called  in  tin's morniiiT   on her  way south.   She  took en hunker coal.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Collar    Wellington  is still  loading  aiftO  coal.  S.S.  Otter anil  scow   were in' for  coal  this morning.  ���������   ���������   ���������  S. S    Capilano <aire  in  from  \'an  ouvcr   this   morning.   After   <oiling,  .i.e. lctnrnetl  to the Terminal  City,   o   Most  refreshing  and  exquisitely t'a-  - oied  iced drill's can  be obtaii.ed  al  ���������he Drug Store, High street.   ��������� *t_  A   elo������e  and   interestino   game      of  as. b II    enme      off on      the bunker  lomd   yesteivlav  morning,  ait-rnoon  ��������� bin   vs.   morning   shift.    The  al'ter-  1 noon  shift* seemed   to foel  better   for  tising   early,   rn> I 'defeated   tl.<'  boys  who work  in  the mornings  hy   II   to  '0. Quite a num'i.cr oi people witnessed   ihe match.  A good many, people ��������� think tl.c'lig  shark in \ aneou\er is a hu^i cod-  ish/aiid the man-eatiUg pa'rt'.'a" hugp  .olc'oi the ch'ap y.Kv'iS'chaCR-'ng -25  cents each to those who wish to see  the iisb. i  Mr.  M.   Elliot'has a new t-en-scat-  ed. rubber-tiied   stage  on   the    'ine  from Westholme to Crofton.   u   Mr. and Mrs. D . Patterson and son*  teUirned on the transfer last night  aileii'spending a week in Vancouver.  Mr. W. Fletcher, post-offhe Inspector, arrived today on the .Princess  Beatrice, and went down to Victoria  an the iiioining train.  6L0THES  FOR  LITTLE MEN  when your Jittlc titfilL-r  steps.from home made clnthcs  into his first suit with trousers you'll want him to step  into thc right .sort.  The Variety we are  showing1 for these  youngsters equals  anything to be had  anywhere  ORYSOALE- STEVENS&N  Co.   Ladysmith  Ah Wing ft Co,!  Merchant Tailors  Ladles' and Gents' Clothes-Made to  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTY '."������  LADYSMITH,   B.   C.  Ladysmith Boat Duildio;  tstabttsbnent  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for ' Hire. Boats built  to order ami Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT    BUILDERS.,  PICNIC  Dr. R.B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AH work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St.  hkbmst^sv  Crofton now has aWiseball team  that cxy-ccts to illustrate the game  \-o  th ir neighbors before the season  S OViCf.  Post-  A  line .nssn-rtmriit  of Picture  cards  at   Knight's  Bookstore.   o ������������������  ���������TlfR  R.VND CONCERT  SATURDAY NIGHT.  A letter reaclud I lie Ledger on F-at-  i.iday      inorning  r.nnmiiicing-   that   an  open nii:     c<. nceii v.ci'uki l.e given  to  ���������morrow..   'Ihe   letter   was   p'jTsuniably  ivrifct'cn   on ���������(���������'riday   ami  should''have  leached      IhU 'oll.ee.  on  that d.iy.    As  it did  mil     arrive mr'til Saturday it  was concluded   that  the Rand  intended giving     the concert Sunday uigh't,  whereas  it,     took  place on  Saturday  evening.  The scire! ion's pla.v ci'l by thc hand  oti Saturday wire as usual cxcelie.il.  and u- great many enjoyed the music.  It is very pleasant fr.r j!t\ \-\v after  liny ' l;;.\p��������� gol ilirough their da.v's  It.;! to I ear an npen air crnceii, a'.:-d  the hamlsiiien deserve the thauls ri;  the citizens for giving such a treat,  for giv ing ���������sdeh  treats.  NA\ \IMO.  The funeral  of  (he late' Mrs. A.   (i.  Thorne took      place   S-a'.uidav   fro  the family   lesidence,   Walla*c  street, i  to   .St. Paul's   < 1i:iivli,   where  services  v.up   (Oiidueied   hy   the   Kev    Silvu-;  White,      and from   there  to Nanahno  eeiiH'tery,   where the  beautiful   burial  M?rviep  of tlw*   Episcopal  chinch    was  lead  by tlte cletgymaii.      The  funeral  was attendt d   by  a lai ge number   of  Irmwls   of   fie I'iiceusrd   and   by large  miiiil.eis r.f fi ii'i.ils and  ai'ii'iLintances  cl'.fhp. family.    The floral  tributes to  tha      meiuorv   of the deceased   were   |  many   an.'M'.-autiful.      The   pall-bcar-  ets were Messrs.  John Tbnmrson, G.  !\ ' ct, G.  lie'.il fkvny, .1.   M   IH'i-wn  ���������-���������    Gondii. )  According to a very ���������goad -description in the Duncan Leader, the visitors to Mt. Sicker last.-Tuesday must  have had a good lime given .to them  by "the manager of the.Tyee Coprer  Company. Mr. Clement.; Livingstone.  The engineers spent two hours examining the underground, workings.  All  leportcd a very pleasant visit.  The Ledger  has ij������een asked to contradict the     minors which are going|  the lounds to (be effect that the excursion  to  Vancouver ,on  the    16th  has  been called ./iff.. These who hav?  el arge of the affairs, say there is absolutely    no' truth in , the  rumors  and    pi edict     a jolly good  time !oi  lho.se who take the trip.   No tickets  will  le sWl at the r'oai, jio all  wlo  nitwid  going  on   the excurs'onsliould  get  their ticl.-ts before the ICth.  LENGTH OF THE LAW.  The      phrase    -"the length ot the  law" owes its origin- to the. enormous length of seme of the parchment  rolls upon which th? ancient statutes  <>f Great  Britain- were inscribed. The]  presvn!. day otticial title of the i''nias  ler  of the rolls,  is-a reminder      of  this      ancient: custom:   Some  faint  idea r>f  the bulk of the? English     records  may  lie obtained  from  the fact  that a single statute,   the  land  tax  commissioners'., act,  passed in     the  first year of the reign of George IV.  measures   when  unrolled,  upwards of  If the World and the I'rovinc-  would say which is the boy and  wlrcli is the shark in their so-called  pictures of Ihe man-eating shark and  Ihe hoy he vrit-d to eat, they would  clcai- I hem up some. As they show  in each paper it is impossible to tell  which  is  ['sh and  which flesh.  TO OUR LADYSMITH CUSTOMER?  Conditions are such that we find it to our advantage to close out  our business iu Ladysiivith. This, wc regret, as our relations have been  most pleasant with our customers a nd .friends.' We have sold out our  stock and interests in ' the business to Messrs. Blair & Adam. We bespeak for them with cur customers the same, good treatment that we  have received  while in business here. _      ���������  We. thank you for all past favors , while reo-retling five severance Of  bisiut'ss ties, which .circumstances make necessary. Settlements with  our customers will 1 o. made at the present stbre'of "-L'^; ITeddle &1  Company,  unlil   furl her  notice. ' ���������'    "���������'���������'���������        '    .. ":  Res|iccl fully,  W. T. REDDLE   CO.  ^"il]iam3, Block  Ladysmith  "Has   your   wife   complained  long'?"  asked   Ihe   doctor.   '������  "Ever  since   wc  were married  .di.d  Moc-kly  sadly.  ParticnlarOroowe.  Telephone  verv  re-  !)00  feet.  MAN'S' POIJTK'iANS  Win.   Bev'eri  IN   A L HER NT.  and David   Murray  Tee, cream- and ice cream .���������;<  the drug store at all  times  las     at  J.LIlJLl  AND FANCY SHIRTS  Also a Large Variety of TIES to Select From  orrison's, Ladysmith, B. C*  WILLIAMS   KLOGK. ~ ��������� TELEPHONE  6-7  S'lTIE SECOND  CRUISER SQUADRON  ^hi'ii    the      Admiralty devised the  ik.w scheme of redistribution of fleets  ani   . sfj-adrons, some .quarters of" the  globe, where     the: Fla^ of. Great Bri-  lain had been more or less a familiar  object, .were deprived of the constant  I'resence  of those.units  of the   Fleets  from    whose masts     this ensign was  displayed.       Arrangements, however,  j have now    been made .by     which the  ��������� British  Flag will     be shown to even  l the mest remote parts of the hatitali lp"*"glol.c,  ina rather novel fa-shii n.  This duly for the present has been  allotted  to thc Second Cruiser Squadron, under     the command of Prince  I on is of     BattenMrg'.   The squadron  and  ���������j  vT  jn Great   Variety  Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.    .  ���������������^������������>MM=*^������������Maa������BaaaaKaaBaBaaBaBBaBBKBBBjBBBBBBBaaa]HaaaaajajBBBB������  and      opportunity    will   be  afforded  ihem   for returning' this hospitality,  if not  on thc same'davish scale,    at  any rate in an adeqfuate man:������er.  'Ihe flagship of the Second Cruiser  Squadron is to be provided with a  ballroom, capable of dancing some  (iO.O people, and this ballroom is to  be supported by the.boat deck, which  efi'lends more or less- continuouslv  between the n.asts.        -        ' ���������  On entering the ballroom decorated with rich an I bright attractions,  flowers and bunting, the visitpr will  imagine that he has. found his way  into a huge marquee. And such is,  indeed, thc case, for the striped roof  and walls, where they are visible be-'  neath the flags that decorate' the interior/ themselves conceal the tentlike erection of canVas which serves  as a canopy fo the floor. In order  to hold tins roof in place the hydrau-  ic derrick, b.v means" ' of.w^hiclT the  boats are hoisted in and out, is to be  called into requisition-.   t  The programme of this "American  trip, although subject to alteration,  will include a visit" to"Quebec,''St.-  John's, IIalifa\, and "New York;, in  the order' named. A dance is lobe  given at Quebec, and piobahly:two  at New York; ' while it is probable  that smaller ones will be given at  other places named. '  The squadron will leave Gibraltar  on" August 1 for Canada amd the United States and will call at Bermuda  on its wav back to Gibraltar, where  it is due oh or about November 15.  Early in the e, t:uing[ year it will  start again for the West Coast1 of Af-  lica. . "   '��������� '  Are; the order of the day  and vye ; can _ supply your  wants with the many differed things to enable you to  ix up a dainty and nourish-  ing picnic lunch..  A Special line of- ;     ���������  f  Potted Meats  Jams  Bisciiita  Jellies  Oranges  Bananas '  JjCinons  Assorted Nuts  SEASON'S FRUIT ALWAYS ON HAND  SIM������ LEISER & CO Ltd.  BLAIR AND ADAM.  LELAND.  Wellman, Prop., Vancouver; y  'PHONE 2-L  L-VDYSMITi*  VGSSmk  consists- of. the following cruisers:  Drake, '(flagship) Berwick., "Cornwall,  Cumberland and : Essex. Another  ship, which in all probability will be  the Bedford, will be added, and the.  number thus brought up to six. The  programme for ihe ne\t two yiars  includes \isits lo America and the  West Coast of Africa, to which will  probably  be  added   South   America.  The officers and  men  of the squadron will. meet, with lavish hospitality  HOTEL  ������T. J  One block horn C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. .Newly renovated and fe-modalled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1���������4.  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 & DEVEL  Ol'MENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  LENZ & LEISER  WHOLESALE DRY       GOODS,  31  MANUFACTURERS 0P  >h--  GENTS'   FURNISHINGS,  ETC.  -      SHIRTS, OVERALLS.  ETC.  VICTORIA, B. ,C.  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN SOAP  Stand a good chance to win a  ���������HONE  t  Every 2o-Ccnt purchase of White.   Swan     Soap     entitles you to a  ticket in  the drawing for this high" grade gramophone.  -GATACRE ST.  LADYSMITH  i  W. G. Fraser  MerchantTailor,  " '   ^ (ist Avenue)  Spring; Stock oh hand, Call early and  get your choice.  WE ARE SHOWING THIS WEEK  TWO NEW LINES OF STOVES MANUFACTURED   BY   OUR  LOCAL  '-  . '.      u*~  STOVE WORKS  i  .'C!/J  Drop, kj %ad See Them  FOUR HOLE KITCHEN cBoK.v.  SIX HOLE GRAND UNIVERSAL.  $15.00  $35.00  LAOVSMIl H HARDWARE4 CO., Ltd  OHarlie   Dunn  MERQHA^T1a,lo^s  NEW SPRING; AND SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Charles Dvnn.: of the above firm, \ isits Ladysmith every Sunday lor the  purpose ot taking measurements and seeing customers personally. May  be seen at therHotels. We guarantee all stock .and a pet feet fit at the  lowest possible rates. Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $4.00 up. All  Hand-made. Full line of the Latast supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.  Dunn. . d ��������� I  !. IJ  One hundred acres of land in Cedar district for ^ $350  Two Sheep Farms on., one of the Gulf  Islands, considerable Improvements  $4501  JOHN STEWART P. O. Box  HIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSLfRAN  268  CONVEYANCING  NOTARY  .*������ ���������  ���������'"   t  t'Ci'.UC.  rLJ^QRCIiViriER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAv  All |work done on these premises  isguaiantced to give SATISFACTION. Prices moderate.  First Avenue, .X.  X   X     Ladysmith,   B. C  Stoves  We are making them of the Newest  . Styles.  itovei  Pattern and Late*  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOI) NDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reasona, ble  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN P.LAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  LADYSfllTH IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD

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