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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Jul 11, 1906

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 '^r������cff^asaiff>3ci'*������tfis&wjws*.^ft',a  ^^������%rtLMR3Jteuv=au  Ssai���������it-tr ^-acatlir. ttktk^.  jrfcEQISLATIVE, ASSEMiiUt.. .  The  ���������<y^.^-;-.^������*;  JL/ivll-< Y  VOL.,2  '���������"It-  WEDNESDAY  July 11, 1900  PR'ICE FIVE CENTS  AMENDMENTS TO LORD'S  DAY ALLIANCE BILL  I Nil MIS  Some Sweeping  Changes Made in (Amendments  to Above Bill at Yesterday's Session  in Ottawa j D  ill  j*j-  Ottawa, .July 1 iri���������'llie Senate made  some sweeping changes today in tho  Sunday 0:ei.s\.inct> Hill Kuilway  companies aie peiinilted lo cany <m  evjucss  business-, on  Sunday  An amendment was made, io permit, ocean goiii^ oi giam curving-  vessels to unload on Sundays. Unloading' of live stock also provided  lor Opci.it ion ot tciries m connection with,a i ail way is also allowed.  A motion ol Senator Landiy's that  the committee should use, which ot  cour.se would 1 a ,e ' illo.l the bill,  was defeated  Scnatoi Watson, in u'lvuduient t-Q  clause, lor 21 hons' usi foi persons who vvoik ni Sunday, moved  it should lead "Il shall not .he lawful foi .any poison lo lo.puie (instead  of ''permit" as in the Commons  bill any cm-low.'" to v.iik on Sun-  ttlav unless .such enphr.ee is "allow-  e,l" (instead of "liwii" ) dining the  nevt si\ days 21 houis consecutively  without lab j Ihe amendment cat  i led c.  at which a fee is charged il peifor- the beginning of prosecutions. Sena-  nuiioe oi mectuig v> "��������� a chuicli. iri Ken's amendment was carried by  Senator  Scott said he  -would  accept' 32 to 19.  (.hit. as. some chin Jics changed ai   the |   ttenatoi   Keir .if ToiQiito, ottered ������  door instead ol pew  rent |iie������v     clause    pio.'idin.g thai   peisons  The    clause     lorbwldiiLg ev-cuisiuns j who obseived the se\enth day of  the  Wat. amended on motion ol Senatoi  B^btouk. by ltiiULtiiijj, th^.. same e.\.<.ep-  tioii piov'iiion as put m tlic gauif  and iioAioriuaiico clause.  toeitatoi (Jloi.u: n.ovoa Lo sltikyiou*,  the clause i'oL'ijidkliiij, Uie .slLb ol loi-  cign uewspapei.s on Siii.idav, i>ul tho  aniciuiiaeat was dcludou.  in tbe clause n.vin^ lia.nlilj upon,  'evuiy oorpMiation which auilioiues  ilitoots oi poimils. its employees to  cauy on any pail, oi bubiness in violation ol olio act " Swiatoi Kerr,  oi Toionto, thought Uie woul "pei-  liihb ' would be liable to the const incUon wLnch \,<juhl result in the  <-oi,Ju}attollb beruij p^iiislued loi uhiuigi.  ilie, weie not liable lor. lie moved  lo diop out Olio wordb "or pemmtb." j  'i ne amendment was adopted. '  The (lames and Anuis.?mmK clausoJ  was-   amended  on  motion' oi    Senator  ������"���������*    aineuujiient    ,Uut  avi������c will not be prosecuted for worn  liiu, on Sinday. Senator McDonald,  BiiiisirCdiu,ui|.Ja, .said .lews weie not  peisscuted and slaughtered m Canada. They were treatol well and  wlut was good enough for Chustians  should be good enough foi   .lews.  Spealvei Ilandurand said the conscience of the minority should be coti-  sideicd. Sir Mackenzie Bowell asset! the policy of the government on  thc nmtlei. Senal-oi Scott, said in  the commons thc ^oveinment was divided, lie proposed to vote for the  auiindiiunl. It was defeated rl lu  committee lelurned to the .sub-sec-  tioii lekiting to "Loading and un  loading- any ocean and grain laden, '  weie dropped by a  Mil* ol  l!) to   IS  and permission gran ltd  io anv    ves-  .-.euaboi ,k.cu,  ol Totomto,    w������i   sel  drillJW,   Wllh s1oIm.  t  BiR ROOM  Bos loci 'Ihe clai.sj icad "II shall  n-t be lawful Toi any pciMui on Sun-  <da\ to iMi'ja������c in any public game oi  contest S( r sa'n" An amendment;  was ui^tiltiil aflei tho woid "Sunday" the wonU "eccept as. pioudcd  m any pio\inci.il act now o'" hcreai-  i,er in foite."  Anothci   aireiwlment,  wah  male    to  piosecutiont.  could  not  be  be^ua under  Uui     act  The amendments which coucuiml in  and  the thud    reading  lived  foi   10-  wiUiout lust ohtaininii leave ot   tiie 'm0irow.  attorney  "c-neial-of the provinces   m j   These'amendments  which    aie  ,vc-  wdnch  the olbii.ee iwas-aiiej.od uo have ', e|���������N,  Hl   UlJ  ^(U(vln,n/nl, ���������,���������������������������,.,  bMl  eyinimlteil.    Senator   Kosp,     oi   ,}  chani,e ,,lK. chaiader of the   bill  No^a. Scotia,     saul    Senatoi. Ken's j(n  <,omo plovlnc.(s   Um. ,.olls:.nt   ,���������' a  aiiiendnicnt    %vould  Kill  tihe  bill     a������  dead a-s Julius. Uaesai.    'T.s there no  11lend  of Sunday.'"  lie asked.    Sena-  same c!.n si- e\eanpting  fiom   piohibi-,toi      C'lor.ui    piotested  tliat   Unity    almost distracted toni������bt at die S n-  t-ion    peiionnances oi   public mceliii!;, ,da\s  was  too much timo  to give Iol 'ate's action  piosecutu>.i  will  u.oe to  le   e ran ten  hv the atlotney general     Represent:!  lives ol tli'  lai.l's Dav   Mb.n.ce ai  "We have hcaid oi a bull in a chi-  lia sho,), but neur Jieaid oi a hull  lii a hotel until last Ki idav moiu-  iiij," says the LaauUJUie .\liuei  -Vinongsl blindly utlier aunnaJb, Mi.  tii.o Luv, oi t.he model lai.m, has  laisi'd a lug bull call. About seven  o'clock last, l������'i ulav uioimng tiie bull  ot ideally made up his' mind that life  v\lts too monotonous ai ihe model  latin, an>d, for a tJiaiige, iesolvo.1 to  visit Beaton. Jim l'oitci s >ellow  do^ Dick iound Uie intiudei m to.vu  ami consideied it his dut\ to drive  him out, but the bull went iu the  wiong direction, and as he galloped  acioss the platform, upset about lo  of the lodges lie ulicn dashed into the dining loom with Diciv lunging to his tad, ft'ightontg the ladies alu 0.>>i oi't of Mien wits. The  holies jaomptly sought, lcfu.ge on tin  piano and the sideboard while the  ���������risky -animal tarcerwl aiound lilie  uiom iyiAitli������g ohans, tahlcs and ov-  en'lcr the building and Uiou.^hl he  heard someone say beai, so he loo  icjfuge in the w nc loom and u>m-  a.jenc3d to pray, but Kic������l us out ol  .���������liactite, as it is the lit-st. tunc he  iiied since he went into the lu,noi  business, and all he could think of  a.'. "Now  1   lay   me .down  to sleep '  As thc landloid  has  been   on     the  night shift, he was still  m  |,otl and,  [MOBtl DfiJlG  ���������Seattle, July  11 ��������� The aiiti-mortem  .statement of Judge lOmoty, given   to  Dniuel   Kellahei   has been repotted to  ihe pios-eculiiig attorney and  may \fi  used    as     cidenee    against   Lhestei  I honnNOii.    Assistant prosecuting at  tomej   John     F. Al11 lei atated tliat  ihe mattei was iu the hands of Mr.  .Mackintosh,    'the statement made b>  julye  Wjiioij   iin.rel)   beats oat     tae  ab.imcn^  ol  vvilnessc^ oi  the   biiooi-  .n0.    .j uuge   i.mui)     siai.e.1   ijiuu    lu  colli chestei 'ihoiiipbOn o'Ci   Uiv- 'L'>-  ,aiuiie  v.ivav   i-vi  n^v.u  uoi   aV.������.iivt>t      t^  ,u    tlljlloi/lO   VV111/1,IIlJ>. )    as    <JK     j,il.  a.u tun. ui'Mi Lo see nun i.o bWui.  u\ jo that whin i hoiii|>.">i a lu^tuci i-.������a,  .iiiu, no toUovve.l uiij.1 was mttiini nb  tj pic. cut him iioin goin������ up .-.(..m ���������>  ,slien lie   vva->   ?>liul  v-ai't    Uaid,   oi    tlu police ddpaii  ..iml,   Wlio  iO;iv  cliaLge oi   ilie sjl..a  Lion al   ihe house vvlicn jo.iny 'ihouip  o.i  vt.is<  na^tiCadud in  ihe loom  witn  Lbe b;iuoiy Cnildic.il, s.aid  ���������1    tal.oll      to    illja^holl    l.lliO.gn  ii.e ilooi,  a" i  iii^   was  cooi and calm  dilute  v\a^>  no     tiace    ol  uisuint}   u.  ,iu.. ilung he did.    'UiH.ii he suiieadet-  .ii,    i iionipso.i   caicLully   aii'l      blowl..  ..iiioadcd   Ins  weapon   and  placed  int  ���������.aiu.dae>  un   the  nuicuu      i hit.   was  uoi   un.  ...a oi   an insane man   SMioii  It ai iii'������  the lackel, d'cidcd that  Cat-, ,. ,,   .       ,,,    ,  ��������� ,  ,.,,,,, ,������������������,,., .  .   v, * , ' ii.ii i .uatiLtl  in Ihe i<.oni  with tlietbii-  ik- Nation  with  hei   a\e ln<l  in\adu-l i . ,     .,        .   tll  ,   .,    ��������� .,  .   . miu u he showed   ili.il lie was a*> sane  in<t.pienvses a'.'d was choppm.g thingi |   ,.   ,..,..���������,. ......  lorflmdeis      lie hmricd down  sans; ,        .    ,   .   ,      .���������  :, . , wlieu   i  hi si   uicd  Lo shov-u   l.av.  n ibis pviamas ,in I  was  lust m  time    ���������     .    .    >..,       ,        ..   .  ������ ' ..     ,   .'       ,       .      ,     'ih.  doot,   ihoiu.JbOii called out.  o encounter  the   hull  as  he    heaiicl I , .  .,       , , i������on i   tonic  ..iu   tuiih\.r   ot    ������ u  oi   the bar       I lie  bull to    ,.     l mhi ,   ,     .^ '.   .      .   .  ,        ,=      i.noji.   ,   And  when  i   tsiitd   to  ���������;>������������������ i..  naiidci   l>twtcn  (he e\es anJ   a  haul1 .   ,,      . .,        .  ,.,.,. .   ,   .   , , ', ' iiiiiiiigh   bine duoi   on the ���������Ji-ei     suu  icfl   to   the  wind   bet he  on v     said!, .   ,  .. .,, .���������...,.  ...  . ,,       , ,,   ��������� -  , he  icpcated  Uie   same   uliuiu-     Owniy  'l'ali" ���������nd wasn't   he 0������ic    hall win ,      , ...  " ' io   ilie  dangci   oi   I'lijimiig  tile  chilu-  icii v.e dctmCii  not  to  msii   tbe dooi  NANAIMO  HOSPITAL  The regular monthly, meeting of  the Hospital .Hoard was held last ev  ening-r- J'l-eseiil,.Chairman ���������). .Uootk,  Secretary S. Ooughr and Alcssrs.  W'ni. Mansion, M. Bray, W. II. .AU.i-  ' ten, J. Maliii.'i-, J. JMulletl. and IJr.  iiav.is.  The minutes oi'^lhe previous . muet-  injj-   were  read   and   adopted.  ��������� Tho ..resignation of JNl is.s. '.b'uller, a*  Matron of the hospital -was read and  accepted.  A    conin.iinieai-ion       was      rdeoivud.  from   the late 1-lospiUil .Steward, Mr.  E.     Jones   of' ^'ancouvei-,'  askiny   tiie  'Board   for ' sumo   re;:onipenHt;   for    the  use  of bis  furniture   during   the past  ..years.  After a little'discussion on this  point, Mr. Junes .waa .allowed the  sum  of   S'-."j.  Tbe    Steward's   ivpoi't    . for  of June   was as  follows:  Patients   on   .lun������!   I st   JSnteri'tl   (lu.-ing   tin:   moolh'  Left   Oiiting-   uumlli      Patients  on   July   1st   Total   nun.tier  of days,   ".'!.'  Tb(>   cash   lu-i-d.inl s   for  of .haw    is  us  follows:  Cnsli   on   hand   Jim..   I si  Pay   patients  ...   FIFTY ONE  POUND BABY  III  Sundries        .,  Donation      (lovcrnini.'iil    IJrnnl  Tolal   Bills  Paid      Cash   on  hand   Julv   1.  MiiO   ("ill  Tha ..Steward'.'; report and C'ach au  count   Were   received  and   tiiod.  Bills totalling S'l f.:M .0 I,' \vluelv in  .eludes all outstanding accounts a-  gninst the hospital were iveeivdl, or  do red referred lo the F'maiuv (.'oin-  mitlee   and   if  found  correct,   paid.  An application was ivceived from  Mr. T. f.nrnlicri , Vancouver for. posit ion of uittht. nurse- and asking n-  niount   of  salary.  In reply the secret ;h-;v vvns instrui-t-  ed to engage the npplieiiri' al ;h.  salary  of  S:>5 per month.  The Board adjourned till Saturday night  at 8 o'clock   when appliea-  Mount'. .Holly,    N.J.,     .July    IL ���������  Weighted    down notii    in name     and  liliysi'quo, -Gracie Mildred  Flora  Gas-  kill, a clear s-kinuod, laughing, bright  eyed'baby, whose face would the pretty if  it    was   not so  ktrgc,   is     the  growing wonder, iii this part; mi    the  country,     The child,  which is just a  year  old, now ��������� weighs f>L pounds, and  is gaining     flesh    at    the   rate of a  pound  a  week.     She    is believed   to  b������ the largest .youngster.'" ol her    ago  in the state, aitd is- probably ouo   of  the largest ��������� year old iufiuit^   ou   xec-  co'rd. ... ..--��������� ���������'  When the stork a. year ago called  aL the limine of Grace's uiotlier, Mrs.  iMiuna Gaskill, in Mtmroe street, its  burden was' not a remarkably large  ouo���������only V2 pounds���������but in two  ���������weeks', time the new comer began to  take oii lle'sli-'at a marvellous rate,  and attracted general notice on the  part of physicians and people generally.  At lirst there wore lively tears lbal\  the baby was suffering from dropsy,  but numerous doctors..oxaminwil tke  cliilil carefully and found her to he  iu perfect health.  When tira.ee was !J  months old    the  scales  showed   her   weight   to  be     al-  .SlliJU no  most -10  pounds,  and ^he  has     since  '.ill   20 steadily  accuumlaUtd     llesh    until  a  II  dr.  good   part,  of  her  present   51   pounds  00   is accounted    for     ,by many  folds  ol  5'JS  L>r> <lclicate   llesh   an  inch  and a  half     in   .-..depth   that  laps  the  1 iambs  and  body.  ���������JC-17 on | ��������� Gracie is so heavy that it will be  |.>Ij.. y| 'a lung time before she will be able  lo walk, or to balance and cany her  own weight, and if she continues to  gain iu .avoidupoi's in anything liUe  the way she has done so far her  i'ri.e.nils���������and like all fat perwoms, her  general good iwiture has won her a  host'of friends���������aredanxiously wonder  ing what the huge baby's future will  be. .Strange to say, Gracie'.e moth-  cr is of frail build and weighs only  120 pounds. .  ATTEMPTED  MURDER  month  ..'......".Mi  ...���������.:..J'.S  inout Ii  t inns   will   he   received    for   the   post-  I ion  of   Mntrou.  'I'lic    litjard     also   decided     to    'hold  their   linal       meeting    on   Wednesday,  July   U5lh   at  o'clock.and to   have  _.���������-i������^,ik,���������~ .....  Sampson Allan, an Indian fisherman and husband of the woman ho  almost killed, arrived in -'Vancouver  this afternoon and was-iirunodiatclv  taken to the provincial jail at New  Westminster, where he will remain-  till his trial on the charge of ������������������ at.  tempted inurder. Provincial constable Skillen of itivers Inlet Wrought  Allen down on the steamer Camosun  -which reached, port at 2 o'clock"���������Cronv  Ihe North. :  The details of the alleged crime as  brought but at the preliminary hearing at Alert llay wore revolting in  ihe extreme and the .surrounding eir  cumslanees marked the ���������ai'iaii- os  one of (he 'most, fiendish attempts  on human life ir. tbe -North-in a gvcaj  lii.nny years.  Sampson    All.n   is  a. .native Indian  fisherman,   nn.-l at the commencement,  of  the  season  he started   working a'  the   Rivers   Inlet    cannery.     On     July  -ll-'h   Iu.-   relur.ud    from     fishing-,    and  after-n   dbagreement   vviih   his   wife  over some real or fancied wrong over  which   he bad  worked    himself into n  frenzy,    it   is     slated    that      he   drove  lier into a corner of his house al. the  point   of a  knife  nnd   in  a few seconds  inflicted ii   ciit    six    inches   Ions'      "nd  four  in-, lies deep  in  her nhdaiucn,  hru  tally   .slashed     her   on   the   shoulders  and   ibijdis,   and   finally   left   her    for  dead.  The   wojunn       was    discover.<l      nl-  nost   dead    from   loss  nf  blood.    She  ivas   hurriedly     taken   by   other     Indians to  Dr. Large,  medical   mission  ary  and  provincial   Government  Doctor,   who  siilehed   her  wounds.     For  o.ver   twent,v-four   bniirs   she    hovered  l.etvveen   life  am\   death,   and   it    was  feared   her  vv omuls    would   prove  fat-  \i I   largely  on   account   of  her   cond"  1 ion.      The    woman   ralliefl   however,  and   on      Saturday   night   she      gave  birth'to    a   boy   baby. The    youngster  was  thrivini.'   when  (Ik-  C'ainosum  left.  Hiv. nlel   .voslerday  nfiernonH  af .': o*. loci., nnd Mr. Large at that  time thought that his patient would  event unlly   recover.  Allen.      who   stands   charged   with  il ���������'���������.'���������ii either, as his opponent isn't  used to them coming head on a'>d  hitting below  the  bell.  The hull tiheu look a few spins  aiound the bar an 1 caul looms foi  lowod h\ Dick, Joe Campbell with a  hoot, the landloid with a broom,  .wid Alev Moirisrm with a la/.ot  The bull evidently concluded that hotel life was t <o 'striMiuous for him,  for Ice ho|i|ie<I out of the door, and  the'last "scon, of him he Was haadiiig  for the  model ranch.  FLOGKIN^TO  BULKLEY  mi111 li/iS  latlki   had ,uri\������.d "  ^ A loioiiet'b juiy will  ne called   ei  inn   iod.i.)  ot  lomoiioiW.  ������������������4'''  lilG SUM bOH WATERWAYS  Washunjjton, ���������Lfcvjei improvean<yitb,  vet-.us appiopiiations lor Ihe iu\\,  will be a big issue in the next session of congress. Representative  Theodore E. Jiuxton, of Ohio, chairman of the houso committer icpi rivers and harbors, has decided to demand of the next congress STS.uOO,-  iihli for the improvement ,cf national  harbors ami .waterways, a larger sum  j than has  ever been''���������appropriated   for  the purpose in one bill,   'ihe amount  Imosti    cU^ely    approaohing    it was  Land    has    already been  taken   up��������� $l'li,u'H),Uuti, earried   in   the bill pass-  arid recorded by the'reprcscnta.-tii.vies oi' 'ed in lSIKi.  ;1!)0  families    in   tJie  Bulk ley    valley. 1  -<������������������ ���������  'I his is outside several large tracts  that have been taken .up by syn.di-  i ales, and the 12 scpiar.t'. ni.illes of coal  lands reservod in the valley of the  Telq'ua -river an.fl its. tributaries. The  area taken lift,.stretches from a point  five niilei. south ot Morieetown, foils milirs along t,be telegraph traii,  lo a point''; practically at the confluence of  the Llulk-lfcy and  Mor.ioe ri.  vers.     There is yet an ample amount;   ll-   Wright   of.surveyed land awaiting sebtlemienl.   T.White   Vn area of  70 .srjuare miles has been   ^'-   'Mills     staked out  in  ranee f>  of  ihe   coast '���������J.   vicDouald     THE TYEE GUN  CLUB SHOOI  The Tyee  Gun   Glub shoot  last evening resulted as  follows:  G.   Hepple   .....,..,..,..., ,.. 2*i  '2U  16  IU  12  the  se-  SHIPPING NOTES  Of HSf  10 LDYSMiiH  ���������*.<*>���������%���������  'Ihe S.S Aiiiui was m fnvm tie  \'orth this morlnng foi bun'.ei c������-al,  and after  loading leit foi   Victona  ��������� ���������    ���������  Thc Terre \ova was  also in     |..u t  i. day   taking    on btintei   coal       S'lj  ,vill sail direct  foi  the  hsh  tiaps, r.,  he  fish  aie    coming  in   the    Fiasi i  tivcr, and active operations begi n  ��������� ���������    ���������  f'olhei   Tellus ' aimed   last  eU'iiu.j;  , oui Nome,  and  is  at  picsent h'in-,  at   anchoi   in   the slieain    Friday il. ���������  vill pull into the T   whaif and com  ne nop loadmi!, sacked coal  for Nome  ��������� ���������    ���������  S.S Elleiic is e\|ectf'.'l to tom-  plrte her cargo of coal toinouow evening, wlien she will pull oivei lo  ilic other whttrt tor bimLei coal S .e  will I hen c omplete bet cargo with  luml)er.  ��������� ���������    ���������  Tbe S S. Selkirk was in poit la'it  c dung for bun'.ei coal, it heing h-i  Inst tup since she tan ,v.nto thorocis  loaded with matte from the '!'w ���������  Smeltci. She has been lepaueil an 1  is now on hei way to the ,ish Uju,  t'aptain LaBlanc has chatge of the  c.^.'l Captain LaBlanc was pilot  on the ill-fat.d Tslandet at the time  )\ \\  \-vescel was wrecked tn Alaska  V "GOLD 13R.I0K."  udiaiiapolis   ���������   Kev.   L    D    Bass,  as I or    ol the  South Street Baptist  hitch    and    one of the  well  known  ���������  uusteis in that denomination, call-  'I  John D.  Roc',efellei   "the Baptist  g Id Hi let" in a  sennon here recent,  "Mr   Rockefeller,"  he said  "woull  foim a trust on education.    Ilisplai  lii'-ouqili' the  University  of    Chicago,  e. to have an affiliated collage in e\  fir  stale.       What does  that- moan"  That   we shall get our  leading   tcach-  is   from  the  Lniveisity  of  Chicago  Hut   this univeisitv shall  mark   out  the couise of study,  and   thus    give  ���������H loi   to  the instruction of our vouiij;  ptople, not only religiously, hut   politically.      Is    it safe that one. man ���������  educate our political leaders?"-  HAS GOOD  'INVENTION  J  This    leaves    Geo.  llepplc in  district along the. -Huh.ley,   and    that  at present    alienated does not cover   lead  with  two birds, he lutv.ing  i.ne.third    0f    the .surveyed   sections,   cutid Ml out of a  possifbile 2UU, while  I'he land his been del invited  in'qua r-   "���������   W'right    is a    close second   with  ler sections covers   the east   half     of -J-i2 birus.     'there    will be two nior..  lowLiship  la,  the whole of townships 'shoots before the medal is liinally won   *^"������^-*-  Through the agency of; Rowland  Br-ittaii, Patent .attorney, Vancouver,,  a'Canadian-patent was granted dur.  i,ng the past, week tp Theodore Brook  lield, of Kamlopps, on an tniproved  rail joint. This joint consists of ( an.  elongated splice sp designed that the  end of one rail rests on the upper,  side of the back flange of the other  and forms an exceedingly strong self-  sustaining giider to. hear .the load of  a i-assi������.r train., The strength -of  the joint is not, as iii a. fish-plated  joint, dependent on the. tightness of  the Wilts, wh ch, in, this case, merely holds the spliced ones togieifhcir the  ends being, under strain, entirely self  supporting.  the annual  general  meeting  an    hour   the   attempt    on  bis   wife's life,   is n  2.i, ���������'(,   I,  II,  7, X  am'   *'.  and   a    portion 0f township .r>.  RKFU.SI'JS    TO  TAIvK    ALliMONY.  Buffalo..���������Popular expiet-sions lo the  elTecl, that the American woman is an  alimony grabber teceiv. d a rude  shock in Judge .MclOwin's court,  when Mrs. h!va blckstroui decl.ine-d to  accept $fi per week' from her former  lord and master, John, 0f that.na.ine.  The woman protest, d, after she had  won a divorce decree, ihat all she  had receivod from John during the  years of her married life had ' been  forceful application of emptv Pop  hot ties to her head aud full shoes  elsewhere.  "Hut you must take the aljuiony,''  said Judge McEwen, after .directing  1hat $.f! per week- should he. the amount.  "l>o 1 get it from him?" asked  Mrs. Kckslroin, gazing steadily at  the bench.  "Yes,     Why not?"  "If I have to get it from John,"  said  the    woman,   "1   don't,   think    1  by  the loading shot.  Anyone who has followed the  scores through the series of shoots  will see dual most of Uie shooters  have been steadily ��������� improving since  the comnienceinent, last night's being the best shooting that has been  seen yet. Twenty-two out of a  possible 25 is a pretty good record  and one which is not beaten even  day by amateurs.  TRUST MAGNATES ABROAD.  Loud.-gi.���������Since the recent insurance  beef and other Uiir.t scandals, American multimillionaires are very unpopular iin Europe just now,  The newspaper readers of London  and other capital's are q.uitc familiar  with the, iniquities of the American  .magnates. J. Odgeu Armour, the  bead of the l>eef trust, at the Ritz  hotel, London, was bombarded with  anonymous, letters and' the clippings  of savage editorials of the European  papers that denounced him, Armour  lived  in seclusion in London.    Thom-  I  later.  i    stout intelligent looking Indian.  is F. Ryan aud William Rockefeller  care lor any alimony. Just give me'are using aliases in their travels  the divorce, judge. That will he 'abroad. J. D. Rockefeller, unlilqe his  plenty good enough for-ma." '   'brother seems to like notoriety.  WEDS IN SICK ROOM.  . Philadeiphi.a.-7-W'hile a crowd 0r tinted guests thronged the Z:ion Lutheran church, Franklin street, below  Vim, wondering why Miss Emma L.  \''decker and Albert S. Iienslcr, who  were fo have been married did not  appear, the ceremony was performed  at Ihe. bedside of the bridegroomi at  bis home, lOflS Ogdcm Street.  The bride is a daughter of the Rev  lolin E. NiJeckiei-, who has i)ccn pastor of Z'ion Cimrch for twenty-three  years. lieiusler w,as taken siwldeiily  ill . It was too late lo have the  wedding invitations recalled, and  both the yciung people -were anxious  to have the ceremony performe,  Guests gathered in the church art'8  o'cl.-.ck-, as the l.r/rle and her father  slipped quietly out of their home,  :"!2S North Fian'-lin street, adjoining  the (hutch, and went to the young  man's home. As he lay in bod with  his brother, Guptave F.'Iienslcr, acting as best man, Mr. Nblocker read  the marriage service.  i'he bride wanted 10 slay with, her  sick husband, hut he said her first  (bity Ras fro the guests, and she returned to the church, with her father  The guests were quietly informed of  I' e circumstances, and a reception  was held at the house, Mrs. Hiensler  r. ceivimc congratulations and wishes  for the speedy recovery of her husband.���������Philadelphia  North   American.  ~-"!  --41 mw  THE LADFSMITH DAILYLEDGER  ���������?'������������������'  i  r  111! DAILY LEDGER  Published   every   day   except Sunday  ���������BY���������  IHE  DAILY LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH.  SUBSCRIPTION.  One  Year   (in advance)       $5.00  One Month    50 cents  WEDNESDAY  July 11, 11)06  1 ne  ui.;-,   wlirh  over   u'.tb     tbe  THE GENTLER SEX.  Mr. George. Lidand Iliuitei gives  the following iusti actions of interest,*  to all got'd housekeepers in an ai lichen tilled "The Truth About 'Doctored' Rugs," in Country Life in Ameii  ci. J'oi July."  "The care of,a fine rug is everything. Tust as the thorougJibted i.ic-  ers have luxury and allection la"- isl4'd  upon, them so ���������' thoroughbred rugs  should |jc tre.il wl gently and tendei-  ly. The broom should be used daily on them and 'they shoul 1 be  svepl wnb tlie nap Every ihml  day alter the sweeping, siwrtu.it 'hit  lias been slightly moistened fliruid  be spiinkled over  should I hen he gone  caipet sweeper. Lie careiul ��������� "na\e  the sweeping preuede Jie |b -i'-ju  of saw'dust, as other .vise iht- nocture will burn some of the dust into  mud that, caking 'itself in the threads'  will ravel tlic fibres. Once a week  rugs should be taken out on the  lawn, spread out face down, and then  gently tapped���������gently, mind with a  .Hat   rattan  beater.   ,  "Fine rugs, liKe razors���������and people,, too���������require rest, By nu means  leave lugs in use during the summei.  When the warm weather apprcfcches,  have them taken up, carefully clean, i  ed, and sent to cold storage. The  process of cleaning, as practiced by  experts, is as follows: Fust, a'll the  dust is removed by the vacuum system, then the rug is spiead on its  face; liuukl olive oil soap is poureid  over the ba-cl*, and it is gently rubbed with' a brush until a line lather  forms. Then the same thing is cb\iic  ���������to the face ot the rug. Attet that  warm water is played over the rug  until it, revives. After the hot show-i  er, of course a cold shower follows,  and for about'an hour ;on a'Concrete  tlnor that, slants slightly, cold water runs over' the surface'- of the rug  from sprinklers. Then, in order to  take the water out, the ing is rolled with the nap, a light wooden  roller being the tool employed. After  which the rug is spread out on thc  roof, face up, for tlnee clear days  and nights. When the sunlight has  removed tbe last vastage of nvois-  ture, the rug is rolled up with ihe  nap anil i1,   ready for stouage."  CONDITIONS IN  FACTORIES  London, duly lu���������The annual report of the inspector oi factories  and workshops unlay shows that  conditions huny ai.- quite as revolt  iug as any tiling alleged oi the ChL  cago meal packing i ovulations. Duty lactones and dis.-ussing methods  seem to be the /uie instead ol the  oM-i'plion .Jam lactones, bakeries,  a������il sausage mnl-civ. are all censured  as beiag el>amll> lilili.v . ami Ihe description of one tits niosl til the uth-  or.'i. The ivpori on the t\i>ical jam  fai tm \   is  as  lollou -,  The boiliai; iduiii la.\ bet ween the  V.m! and ihe M.ibl". anil the horses  hwIimI th-.u lattei iluoueh the boil  ing i (toin '1 he -,iniiai-\ accomodn-  t inn was h.iidL '. p. .rated from the  room,  v'here   11. ���������    in-h   irmt   .uul   mi-  co\ d       ui   .       iu,   kept,    and   I he  i'". \   mid   iiinlr,lined.  The  I.,!   idimd   lam   ]>ots be-  in     ���������!i(.1uid   like      dark  floors were  factory . uisi  ins;-, .washfit)  i:������v*j.--^;*<������..������������b  I'ry Capilil and N.iRC'ei Cigars  i\Ijnard's Lminipnl  Co., Li mi led  Gents,���������! cuied a valua.bie hunting  dog of maiejo Willi WIN vRDjS L1N*-  FAIIONT aft-M- sneral vetnrmarii;s  hud treat'd b.im without doinq hiin  anv peniiaiienl good. Yours, &c,  WILFRED GAONE,  Piop. ot Grand Central Hotel,'Dium  mondville,   Aug    ".,   'fl'l.  soup vhich hiiielled uliominably. The  manager informed tho inspector that  the water \\ as changed once a week.  When fished out ol this evil .smelling  tank ike pots were allowed to stand  until dry, when they were considered  l o be ready to i eceive fresh iastal-  meiits ol pn;ser\cb. Inspectors of  bakeries, found that it was a friKjuejn  custom  to  bathe  the  children  in  ihe  | Kneading tanks alter  the  cio.se  of the  I week on  Saturdays.  j     'Ihe sausage  facto'-ies,  says  the  iv-  i jjort, are small, "delapidated, badlj  Jit,   and   oil en   lnfe.sled   by   rats.  I Montreal, Jul,\ IO. ���������Eighteen scholars from Hritish Columbia schools  ' figure in the lirst thirty names of  successful mat riculat ions into Mi>  CJill. The pas'- list was announced  b.% ihe examiners" tonight, and western .schools oempy a prombienl place  X. lving, of Nictoiin College schools  is thiiil on the li^L, .uid, British Columbians take I In eo of tbe next lour  places An Ottawa scholar was first  with   .">J 1   marks.  Out of a long list of successful  scholais the following are those  from Xanaimo and the marks attain  ed  by   Ihem.  Mary   F.   Stevens    , ..A-">  Jessie    Mercer       *J ''J  V.   L.   Mnif-on    :i87  Annie   M.   Webb    s"5  Kdilli    Maniiobl       :. 359  b'anny   ISiillintin       297  Try a Province  Cigar.  SAVED HIS COMRADE'S LIFE.  "While returning from the Grand  Army Encampment' at Washington  City, a comrade Irom Elj,m, ni-. WaS  taken with cholera nun In s and vas  in a critical eoiulili. n." mus Mr.  J. E. Iloughbind, of bhioii, Iowa.  "I o,a\e him ChambeiIain's ��������� Colic,  Ohofeia and Dial".bora Renudy mil  believe saved his life. I ha'c been  engaged for ten yeais in iniuaglalion  work and.conducted many partus to  the isoutb and west.- 1 alwaxs ^r-  vy this remedy and have used it s.u-  ces-sfulfy on many occasions.*' Soil  i.v Lailvsipilh l-'h.uinacv.  Bpim<ilt   & Nanaimo Railway  Minaril's  Liniment emcs  Cold, etc.  NOTICE  %ff I { -  -?���������*��������� ���������������> f-i Q  ? * $ ? H*  ������.sj-!t.?li.t3| JTi  TS.  in  M  '.'i'M'-Y-  Leads  R.P. R1THET,  & Co., Ltd  Agency.  l'ac.bc Coast.  VICTORIA,   ���������    ���������  ������������������   ���������-HI  -s%g3&&giS^S%&^3!&  THE ONLY WAY.  The practical joker was outwitted  at the recent nuptials of Mr. McEl-  roy and Miss Boss. The joker had  procured ribbons, placards, shoos,  bells and other things l0 attract at  tention, and learning which carriage  the bride and bridegroom. >were to  take " to the train," industriously  decorated, it.. The -happy couple  jumped into the decorated carriage,  which was driven to the .south out  Lake avenue. At the coinei of New  Scotland avenue an autoinoiliiile was  in waiting, and .into Ibis Air. and  Mrs. McElroy got. Then the auto ic-  tiirned to the home of the bride's  parents aud-, as it shot by the bride  and bridegroom called out farewell  ���������' ta-tas.' '���������Albany   J ournal.   o ���������   FISHERIES  COMMISSION,  Nanaimo,  B.C.,  July 11.���������  i'roi.    Ii!.   Jd.   I'riuce,   'chuirnuiM   ol  the     Fisheries       Commission,       came!  up    from  Victoria  on  the noon    t;|-ui* |  yesterduy   and   spent   the      afternoon !  and  night    u  this  city.    At. U  o'clock :  this   morning  Mr  Prince  and    party. :  including   Kev.    G.   W.Taylor of Wei-|  lingfon  ,   a  member    of  the    Couimis !  si on   will  leave   oil   the    steamer  K.es- .  trel   for the North.  The committee may be absent for  n, month, as the work lo be iloac is  very diversified. The .salmon fishing grounds will be visited as well  as the canneries in northern waters.  The hatcheries now in existence will  aLso be visited, and the intention is  visits    to   the sites    proposed  IT  IHH'MHS  COAiriLTITIOX  Kor a cool, refreshing���������  Bath  During Ihe Summer  Months Calf on^ ���������  7K0MAS LEWIS  .SJiaving   Parlors, etc.,    High  Street  Sunlight Soap is better than other 80������P������, but  ���������sb'.'St whsnusell'iii tin.''Sunlight way.  Si/ iii'ij'itSin Hi .oil,) V Directions  Ibiion made-Capital & Nugget Cigars  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; alfio '������0-  guage1'- drawing' in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons %\v-  #n in classes or individually.  MISS RER.TRAM,      Ladysmith, B.C  RAYMOND   & SONS  ���������Dealers  in���������  Lime,   Plaster Paris,    Brick,  Fire  Brick' and Vancouver is-  viand cement.  '%   3  Pandora St. Victoria B.C.  Notice is b roby given that 1 intend to apply to Ihe Board of Lionising Commissioners 0I the City of  Ladysmith, at it next silting, for ft  transfer from myself to iTanry Blair  of the license to sell spirituous and  fermented liquors on lot thicc (3),  Block twenty-six (20), on the premises known as the Cecil HoAel, situated on Kitst Avenue in the city ol  Ladysmith,  B.C.,  '  Dated  this 15th   day   of .June,    A.  D.  190C.  GEORGE II AN NAY.  By his Attorney in fact,  Henry Reifel.  STTAMSrtIP SCHEDULE  -LFFECTIVE JULY 18  ������-K    Ps  Sai     ." om  Lad. s . i h for Yancouvt'i   o cry  Tucsd ,y and   Wrdnrsday  at  (i o"cicv.., a. m. .    .  Sails, from   Vaiicdiiver let Lad^smi  tl>. evet'y Monday    and    Tuesday    at  1:30 p. m.                 '  G, jU. Courtney,  District Pass������������ni;er A^^iii  JaS Go-criinient St., Yicloria. B.C.  ������������������*(*��������� *v������ AiV 'A: -������������������''t.-o'.  FOR THE BIGGEST BARGAINS IN  Wall Papers  Call on J, E.  i T  House- and Sign Fainter  Are Ton doin; Ml  I'hea ba lura yo������r tickets read   tb  th*  North Western Line  The only line now making UNION  DL'POT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains (toni, **��������� Pacifit  Coaat.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TF  FINEST  TRAINS,  THE   LOWES"  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN'  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,  CIU  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS C1T>  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information aslt y  local agent or write,  F. w: PARKER  General  >f������*  110 2bI Ave., Seattl*.  n     Ticket ���������a1fi1~I'*rl������lght~OfIici',   7r~T  Government. Street.' *  ." n    Transcontinerifal  i L        Trains ������ally  11  The  New  Train  g]      ORIENTAL LIMITED  The Train dl   '  Ease,   Elegance,   Excellence."  Every   mile  a   picture,    and *|  no smoke  to spoil  the   view."  Through' Compartment,- Ob-"*  scrvation  and  Pullman" Sleep-"]  ers; _ also    Through    Tourist"  Cars to Chicago.  At'antic Steamship Business to Europe  |%--   is our Specialty " "  Union"    Terminals   with   all  . Steamer' lines'.  .   Berth  reservations  by' wirel'"  ,.   Great Northern  S.S. Co:  FOR  JAPAN  "AMD  CIIINA.J  Steamships Minnesota and*Da-"  kota sail'from Seattle for" J a- "  pan    arid'China ports at   Ire- ���������  H   ff.uenr dates.      Exact ' salting'  dates can  be securwl  upon ap-;  H   plication to" any" Great North  ern representative.'  s. o. yerkes, '    :  A .G-.P: AT ,~Seattler\Vash  -E.I-R. ST^ftBlf^.^1  v;o: Cren.-A-gcn'y, ^jJfii^a^JBTc.'  ;"g NURSERIES,      UREEN-  ^      HOUSED AND SEiO  . HOUSES  I ���������8*J 10   Vestminsler  Road, ' Jjj2^"  -. ,���������;.  ^ Headquarters for   PACIFIC GROWN tianlcn. Held  end fl.iwerSl;I:I)5  lor distribution. ':  ������  v~wv   -Large   stock"   of Home  Grown FRUIT and OR- 5L^  " NAMENTAL TREES : Jp"������  ��������� now matured f0r Spring,  a^jf*  -J1--*^ - N������ expcnse������ !oSs ������r   u&"  *^  .^5    lay of fumigation or in-  ���������iilP    spection  e^ ���������      Let inc Trice your list  ^���������"bj     before  placing your   or-  3^     der. vlrecnnousc TMants,  h'loral PackaKes. Fertilizers,  etc.  3010   Westminster Road.  VANCOUVER, n.  C.        V  to pai'  that    i>ai-t.   oi i|5  ft  ' for   new   hatcheries  the   province.  Another important department ot  the   industry,   the   deep   sea   fisheries,  will be looked ill1������ lj>' Ul''   f;ommiLLee  before    returning.    This   will  -involve  the  inspection   of  tho halibut    banks I  and   every   phase   of   that   branch    of  fishing  will be  thoroughly  studied.  During the absence of the chairman  of the commission and 'Mr. Taylor  on this important bi-.an.-h of '.vork in  the north, the remainder ot the  commission will make an inspection  of the fisheries on the west, coast  of  'Vancouver-Isin ikI.  Later in the sen son the intention  is to hnve the members of the Canadian Fisheries commission meet  with the Washington state body,  when together an inspection of the  traps of thc Vancouver Ts-lnnd const  and those on the American side will  be made.  8  I  Under New Managment  HOTEL WILSON  Jus. R. Minnell, Prop.  NANAIMO  Commercial  Mens'  headmasters.  Modern  and     Strictly First  Cla������s  Fire Proof     Ruildlig:.  THE JONES HOTEL  ���������WHITE   COOKL���������  and  ���������WHITE   LABOR���������  Employed Only  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-  . Ladysmith.  HOTEL   DOMINION  ��������� lh"H'i- il.'Z'' nnd^!.r>i)���������  Flo lo air^li'tsinJ^iiit   lituiiir.>:H pikI  r if way depots. I'llectnc ( nr- ������vc-y fiv  -.minutea to all pnrto of tlic ci!y- H;*  im'.l table unexcelli'.l,  F. ISA YMfCS, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,  -VANCOUVER   B, C.  Best accommodation for transient  \nd permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar Is up-to-  d������t.f������     Rates $1.W a day    and    ap-  w\rdH.  WM   BEVERIDGE, Proa.  B*>������laaaA#   -^* ��������������������������� ������������������v: ���������^���������' r.a<*Timlta  Steam iieathii  rt'KNISU.   ROOMS  11AR SUl'I'I.tKU Willi I1K  ���������WINKS, LIQUORS, CICAle'.  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  A  J. McMURI'RiE, Proprietor  Newly fitted tip and  Furnished  l-ADYS/VU'lri,- . C  Good tables find good  Rooms  This   Hotel   ban    S^en  completely       renovated  Board aid lodgiag $1.00 per day.  HOTEL    PRETORIft  JOHN TttA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied   with   the  Best    Wines, 1st Avenue >:. :-: >: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars. .    .  {  WM.  MUNSIE,  President,    J, W.  COBURN, Managing Director.  Telephane 4-d.  II IHIDSOirS M a  Sole Agents for 13. C.  Lumber Co, Ltd,  jy;^.^.!^^---;.;;^***^-';  Flefcfier #ft  ��������� ..Daaiera in . ..T .'  Pianos   &, Organs  Lailyamlth, B.C  lint and Tinsmith!  DONE  AT  Reasonable Prices c   By   J. ANDERSON  Leave orders at   retcrson's  Vurn -  ture Store, or telepiione No 5.S.  I     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.      |  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER. OOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting  Works at  LADYSMITH,    B.C.  IIE]flJD'OFFICE".  | DUNCANS STATION. CLERMONT LIVINGSTON-  |       Vancouver Island, B. G.  +  +  +  i.  f  *  w  V**4"!  MILLS   AT   FTDDICK   AND   LADY SMTTH-f  ������Hingle>s a'Speclalty  MANUFACTURERS OF   Hough ami Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumbers  LATHS,   SHINGLES,   MOULDINGS,      ETC,     ot   the  BEST  QUALITY SEASONED.      AND    DRIED    .^OOHINOS      AND  FINISHING LUMBER IN STOCK;  General Manager. ^  ***++++++++*++-W������M'++"++++-l j.n;.n-.i.^.^.n..i.^.i-.f.[..i..i..n.+^.i^.^.f.{.  i  I STOVESf: STOVES!   *  I we are making HEATERS and RANGES of  ! Latest Styles and Newest Patierns--We do  f.      A'| kinds of Foundry and Repair Work !  f   Nickei Plating in all its branches a Specialty      *  f   Ladysmith Stove & Iron Works Co. Ld     \  ?     TELEPHONE 53 P. 0. Dov -12. |  .������������������������������������~������..������.���������..���������.������������������..���������������.������������������������������������..���������.'���������������������������.'���������.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������..���������'.���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������.^������������������������������������^���������.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'������������������.���������.������������������.������������������. ������..������.���������������������������  THB CITY 7V\KRl<eT  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  PAINTING, AND   rAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done-  Orders  Promptly Execute      LADYSMITH  S. ROEODING    -  r  i  t  t  t  4  *  i  I  *  4  *  4  LAtvsMifH Transfer stable \  t    PIANOS,  ORGANS     AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURF MOV-  ED PROMPTLY A NI) SAFELY.  {  \ Stabled in the rear of the Laeysmith hotel.     Leave  orders at   tl;������  | ���������'                                  Abbots ford                                                       \  I A.    J   WASKETT,   /      pRop    j ^SttntaKvifa^iJi^^SKxa^^^mffissL  JL-Z^-Lt-^*.  THE IADTSMITH DAILY LEDGER  LODGES ���������  LADYSMITH TEMPLE, No. 5.--  Kathbone Si&ters, meets in the Odd  lellows' Hall every 2nd and 4 th  Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m.  MRS.  KATE TATE,  M. of R. <fc C.  -<.,'<..  L'M'll'.l)   ANIENT      OKDr.'K   ui  IlilGlDS  Wellington  Gmve   No    1   U.   A    u.   .  .    Alec's   in   11 a. i-  ������i    U  -F   1 bill,   ! .'  Uv smith,     Ibej' Secc-nd    and      Fo-jiv.  Wednesday s   i,;' eacii   moiitli,  comii).'  | mg Wednesday.' Ifsth ,   13U?>.  Visiting   D'.ild.-.       aie ipvited   ti    u  tt il.1  I'.v Oi i.'r '  WM    RAFTER.   Ib-cr S,������, ^  PATRICK   I'C'.'K.  N     \    ���������  Mr.   Mier c������n   bp  found  at.  any tim-  lat his oflice on  Galacre st.   His    (I.-'  tal   work   is   ici aranteed   lo   he   Or*'  class arid rates  reasonable **'  S1ILBERT  '���������j&i'-i  NEWS NOTES  FROM NANAIMO  ���������   NOTJCr'  From      ������!������������*-   dalf-   the   undersigned  Jwill   not   be   Responsible   foi   any  in  Idebtciliicss      incut red except  (in      ������  [written order signed hy die pc-cretari  |RowIand   Machin  V.   L   EXPLORATION  &   DEYF.f  OPMENT CO.,  LTD '  jNon Persona?   l.labil.'lv  [WloHa    n    /'     W^   Ififb    "VI*  .������. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  vvorlc' guaranteed   and  at reasonable ,rates.  RESIDENCE  AND ..OFFICE  Gatacre M        . ladysmith  Open  at. all  hours.  ..AUYSJWI I'M jbAKLkV  CHOICE     CAKES     AND    PASTK1  ALWAYS     FKESU'  ON   HAND  Wedding    Cakes   Jlade   to   Order  FIM'i'lS    AMI)    CANDIES  OF  ALL  KINDS.     c'RESH    DREAD   EV-  '   ERY    DAY     '  ���������l'liccs    arc     Very Reasonable.      All  Customers are  Treated Alike.  HOP   LEE * CO.  ON THF-   i'SPLANADE.  Ikr. simpsoi  t.  Solicitor.  Money   lo  Avfr.uv    -    -  RtF  uovsvi h  CUBAN GIGAR FACTORY  I Manufacturers of the Famous  CU3AM   f)L')5S >*1  (None bu   Unhvi Labor    Kmployed  H J.  BOOTH. Prop  Paisley Dye Dorics  Fancy Dyeing nnd  Cleaning. Charg-  Ics reasonable, etc.    Work, Guaranteed  Commercial St.. ��������� Nanaimo, B. G-  EXCELLENT  Train Service  BETWEEN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL, QUEBEC?,  PORTICO, BOSTON,  And thc Principal l'.iialncsn Centers of  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime. Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, NEW YORK AKD  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.  bFor Time Tables, etc., address  CEO. W. VAUX,  t Cen'l rassciiRcr nnd Ticket Agent  135 Adams St.. CHIC1C.O. ILL.   .  Manufacturers Of.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  VICTORIA, B. C.  GENERAL BLACKSMITH SHOP  Hi-. M. .J. ltegan iv-iui-ned last evening- irom tb.J C. 1'. K. exploring  camp at tin1 bead of Xanaimo ri.er,  having walked in n distnuee of li'2  mil -i. Mr. Regan reports nutbing  ne\, in that section, work steadily  I>r< jTcssino. On his way out he-met  ���������Ja-'< Watson, bile clerk at-the Wilson, who was endeavoring to bud  his way in to ihe railway- camp. Ul''  bad been losi, two-, days in the "woods  and had eaten nothing dur.ing that  li-i.^th of time. I>nl was feeling fine  uft.r  hi'  had  satisfied   tbe  inner man.  A i-bange has been annona-ed in  I hi- funeral arianguments of .Mrs. Ua  \ is at Cumberland. 'I'he funeral pro.  cession will he formed on the arrival of tho steamer from Cumberland  today. The Silver .Cornet hand will  be in attendance anil the pa 11 hearers  ���������rill he well-known pioneers. Owing  ,i o the long residence of deceased  in this city it is expected that there  will he a.iai'g-e turnout.  Upon the arriva' oi Ihe poat from  Union the body will he laken to  llilhert's undertaking parlors nnd  from there the funeral will leave  for St. "Paul's church at tt o'clock  and afterwards to .the Xanaimo  cemetery. , The following gentlemen  will act ns pall bearers: Messrs. C<.  tinker, ^ K. Shepherd, M. Hale, sr.,  TL Kviins, A. Dick. J. Mahrer, A.  .(.   McMurtrio.   and  W.   Bevei-idgc.  dcsi/ubln \alb-.\s, lo .uhord nus\ access to tnc ugi'icuh ui al. I inihi'i- and  niiii'i-al    lands.  N'u aut'Jiural itc uilormation has as  ;.ei heen given om regaiding the  .judding and op-erat ing oi another  large, sawmill in Nanaimo. Such a  report, has hiui going the rounds,  and says furilier ihat it will he op-  ..'ruled in conned ion wilh Helling-  hani Bay opei uiion-. and that inelnd  ..���������(! in the plni'is formed, there will bo  a largo amount of coal .-hipped fiom  s'anaiino for a cement plant in the  -hii.'inl' cily. As the-,.- repot I S n.-e  not authorized by-lhc eom|.<iii.\ sup-  [j(> led to h- inieiesi oil I lit \ nv<' yiven  as rumors only ae.l si.h.ieci to con-  irmation   or     oih. rwise Xanaimo  ,.wop)e    can   as     >et   only  hope     ihe  iiniors may pio'.e  i rue.  C1IA1.I,I';X(!K  DRILLS  Miners' Drilling Machines  iMAim TO OIlDEft and REPAIRED   AT   SHORT   NOTICE  SHARPENED   RY   US      ALWAYS    GIVE SATISFACTION   PICKS  HANDLED A  ND REPAIRED   -SHII'SMITIHnV,    IN      ALL   ITS   BRANCHES  Horseshoers and Genera' B?acksmitn$.  'y:y::<:yqRs   Butler' Stree t   -  WRIGHT,  r    -      -   Ladyjdrriitli, B"-'C  ���������������������������M-*-i*-H^i������''*-^.-M--H*-^  J  I  'i'he Kniyhts of L'.\ thins Loilue of  h),s city do hereby challenge any  loral Fraternal Society in the city  'o a naitui of baseball, the niemhers  nt such teHms to he hona-lide ineni-  i.eis of the orders resident in ihe  lily or immediate \icinily-.. Gate n.>-  ��������� fipbs to he devoted t r> Ihe Xanaimo   Hospital.  "S.   WOODCOCK".  a. k. ni{.\nsn\\v.      i-  P. FlfEER,  iranaginjr Com. TC.  of P.  Iteader.s of  The Herald   will    recall  rending  in  these columns   from   lime  to  time,     statements      to  tho effect,  that the C. P. it. were go ng to clear  vast,    tracts   of- land  on.ths  line    ol  the E.&.N.  Railway ,. and , make gianr  strides   in tbe development   of .'the Is  land.     All   this  is  officially    continued   by the C. P.  R. authorities    who  have recently issued a  pamphlet, setting- forth   their aimsiand objects for  the   clearing of tho laud,  and   drawing- the attention of settlers and oth  ers   to the   advantages   offered   them  on' this Island.  In   referring      to   the   land     along-  Ihe   line  of the  13.   & .N.    the   pamphlet "has" the  following  to say:  K.   &   X. Lands.  -The, .Esquimau)t   and Xanaimo Rail  way "'Company "owns,  I .."500,000 acres  of  agricultural   timber    and    mineral!  lands,   extending    Irom .Otter    Point  on   the    southwest    roast,    to  Crown   mountain   in        the     Couiox" District,   *** ' ' ���������-  which  include    within  their   |>0iind������r- MODEST CLAIMS  OFTEN  Among, the passengers on tbe SS.  loan from Vancouver last evenitg  .vere Mr'. Italph Smith. "XI. P., and  Mrs. Smith, who, .after spending tho  months of the session of Dominion  Parliament will take up their residence in Xanaimo during the interim. Both Mr. nnd Mrs. Smith arc  looking well, Mrs. Sn.il h haviny coin  pletely recovered from thc sickness  that prostrated her for several  weeks at. the beginning- of the ses-  1 ioa.  Speaking of the work of the session. Mr. Smith said probably the  most important hill with relation  io Xanaimo and Comox .con.stitnten  cics was thc extension of time for  tbe building of tbe railway from Xa  naimo to Comox for two years more  on the explicit' understanding with  the" O.'P.  R.   that  the railwav    must  .������.������.������������������ r.-i  Il II not tho pries yon pay for a furnace that makea ib cheap  or expansive, but the fuel it after-wards consumes.  A common furnace may cost'you $5 or $10 less than a  Sunshine," but if it eats this up the first v.-iuter iu extra fuel*  what do you gain? Nothing, but all the annoyance and extra  work that go with a poor furnace.  The "Sunshine" is in use from Halifax to Vancouver,  and we Lave hundreds of testimonials from pleased users.  Bold by enterprising dealers everywhere.   Booklet free.  MXIaryS  LONDON,   TORONTO,    MONTREAL,.. WINNIPEG,    VANCOUVER,  . JU,     ,8T.   JOHN,   HAMILTON ���������  The  LadysmifhHardware Co,, Sole Agents  be started at that time. 'I'he subsidy for th������ construction of '.this  line is nearly $200,000 and in return for this grant tbe������ C. V. It. agrees to build the railway within the  tiine mentioned and the operation of  the whole railway from Victoria 'o  Comox comes directly under the sup-  er\ ision of the Dominion t'overn-  inent     ltailway   Commission. This  laiier provision is a most important une as hitherto the 10. & .N. .  ltailway  under  its  charter has    been  and effective part, showing elcarl..  that Preston was anilty of serious  regularities and spuaking strongly  against him both in .committee and  on the floor of the House. As a rc-  >:uli. there can be no doubt that thi--  ofiiee w ill be [.laced on a better bast-;.    <.  Mr.   Smith   also  ga������-r   an    interesting review    of  the circumstances    under    which     tiie    Appeal   to   Keason  was  excluded   from   tho   privileges    of  t b '  mails     of   Canada.     The  reason  independent, of Government supervise io.- this (exclusion was for the pal.-  ion. This concession itself, Mr. lb-.ition or seditions articles, and  Smith believes will )>c found lo he'bis being brought to the ntten  well worth the amount of the siih-'li<.n '������>f the Post Office lloparUnent.  sid> to the people served by.the'rail 'be matter was referred to thc Downy in the absolute guarantee that Part merit of Justice for a_ t-uling, a"-.  ihu nail way can never charge excessi.'"  CARRY   MOST   CONVICTrO.N  When Mavini.    the    famous gun inventor, placed his gun before a  com  lie "fejt. sure   thc    gun would .accomplish.   The    result of the trial     was.  Will be Delivered on Mondays,   Wednesdays,  Fridays and Saturdays  -Orders''must he in  by eleven o'clock" on   day of Delivery,  Co  Limited  I NANAIMO^ B.G.  X  ������������������iHh^-^i-:*  ies   nil the flourishing     fanning, min  ing,   lumbering  and   fishing communities    along   the  east - coast    and  tbe  line of  the.   Ksiiuimaiilt,'and   Xanaimo -Railway;   a  tract .reeogr.m>d  to.m,fctee of iu(1ges.  "e  stated  its    car-  be   the  Choicest .00^0^.6^ much below   what  ver  Island.    This  magnificent   estate  is   being  systematically;'explored    bv.   ,.  the Company whose intentions it'is ^J*?-^������^, ff?1^] iastea*,?}  to clear the land of timber and divide it into convenient sized lots,  when it will be offered, for , sale to  fruit growers, farmers, poultry and  dairy men. nt reasonable prices and  on favorable terms. As the interior is explored it. is" the intention of  the company to extend the railway  nnd   build .-branches    into  the     most  disappointment.    It is  the same;.-with  .the .'manufacturers, of Chambterlaiii's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. They do not .boast ' of what,  this remedy will accomplish; .but prefer to let -the users make-the. statements. , \Vhat they do claim, is that  it will possibly cure .diarrhoea'," dysentery, pains iii the stomach and "how  els.and has never been'known to fail.  For sale    bv The    Lath-smith P.har-  Rlinard's   Liniment; cures  Diphtheria   macy.  IF   VOU   WANT  AQOOD-- ���������  ��������� "s   53 "i  Hi S.?  I  G^ rM0 COPVR.GIi I;  ��������� aovice as to r'AT������NT/.n;i.:rr W'ffi ������* Ev-  ������ Nct.<:i.. in "Inventive A;;e "       m  S-K ������3 ������'  f llook-'liow to obtain Vavenla" ������j   "K R & Bj.-  Charges moderate. No fee till patent in socurc-  Letters strictly confulentml.    AdiVrt.-BS.'  . ������. 0. SIGCERS, ralr;.!t Lawyer, Washinqion. 11, r  Synopsis of Canadian Homestead  Ilegula 11 bus.  Any ' available Dominion Lands  within the Railway Belt in British  Columbia, may be homesteaded by  any person who is the sole head of  a family, or any male over e ghloeii  years of age, to thc extent of onc-  qiiarter section of 1G0 acresi, move  or less.  Entry must, bo made personally at  the local land office for the district  in. which  the land  is  situate,  The homesteader is ret-miml to perform the conditions connected therewith under one. of the following  plans:  (1) At least six months' residence  upon and cultivation of the land in  each year for   three years.  (2) If the father, (or mo'ther, if-the  father is deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a farm in the vicinity of the land entered  for,  the    re  quirements as .to residence may be  satisfied . by such poison residing with  the father or mother.  (3)-If the settler lias his permanent residence upon farniuig land owned by him in tbe vicinity of bis home  stead, the'requirements as to residence may be satisfied by residence  upon the said land.  Six monthe' notice in wril.h,;  should be given to the Commissioner  of Dominion Lands at Ottawa or intention to apply for patent.  (,'oa.l lands may be purchased at $.10  per acre for soft coal and $20 for  anthracite. Not more than .'120  acres can be acftruired by ' one. ��������� individual or company. Royalty at the  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,00i.'  pounds shall be collected on the  gross output.  W.  VV.   CORY,  TJeputy  of   the Minister  of Tnteiinr  Class   Meal  h;all at���������  J X. Smith's Restaurant  ALWAYS  OPEN   '��������� FIRST, A VENUE.  *; '  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������-������������������������������������.. ������������������������%������������������*..������..������������������������  ���������������������������������:.������..*������������������:.������..���������������:  .������������������.���������������������������������������������.������������������>������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.,*..���������..  .......... *���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  First. -CI/is*  RldS FOR HIRE  DELIVKR!''!).  WOOD AND BARK,POR SALE, AND  ' ..   ,    EXPRESS WORK.  wjnti'T.- ^-tmumi rin  DAVID JOHNSON  PHONE 66 LADYS/VUTM  .������������������'���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.>������������������-���������>������������������.���������  ���������������������������������������������:<*'������������������.���������:���������:.������..������..������..������..  '������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������������������������������.  ..���������������....,..������.....������..  W.   SILER  ^EMEKAL tXPRESS ANT)  DELIVERY  WORK  PROMPTLY   IV >    '���������  Leave orders  at. the  Ahhotsfoni  'KjaacvsBnvu^vtMtiMrsi  Keep -Minard's  liotisc."  Liniment  LB  th*'  NOTICE  LADYSzYlim   WATER WORKS  Consumers are requested to call, at   the office     on  Roberts   Street ai.  ���������ay Water     Rates, between the 1 Oth  -and the 25th of each in-nth.  Office Hours I P.M. 4 39  T, J BLAND   ���������,  , - ^SUPERINTENDENT.  Express Work  Light Teaming.  Orders  With���������  FIRST AVENUE  Wood and   Bark   for  sale.   ' See  J.   KEMP,   or    leave  W. CARTER,  PHONE      60  fricifht or passenger rates, fn addition to this, however, there is an  agreement on the part of the C. P  R. to start building inside two  years and Mr. Smith is confident  that the road will be well under way  i>y  that   time.  Referring to the Sabbath Observance Hill Mr. Smith said thai thc  prime object of this, bill was to prevent tho graduaL commercialising of  the Sabbath and also to provide' a  guarantee that 'where ���������if was found  necessary to perform work on Sunday, the men so employed would  have another rest day-through the  week to make up for it. This latter  provision was Air. Smith's chief interest in the bill and the clause deal  ing with it was'.prepared' and introduced by ..hiin and has passed and  will be incorporated into law. With  regard to other sections Mr. Smith  said there, appeared to be some mlsap  prehension and spoke especially with  relation to those clauses dealing  with the playing of games and hunt  ing and fishing on Sunday. These  things are prohibited only .when  they are'Carried out with The .object  of making money, no objection can  bo taken to any of these things,  so long as no admission fee is chavg  ed nor any' commercial advantage secured -|.y means of them. Altogether Mr. Smith thought, the bill would  prove in its operation, genecally acceptable to the people of Canada as  a. whole and in places where it. affect  ed established businesses, in a small  extent. This he thought would 1^.-con.  pcnsaled for by tin' fact thut Sabbath law was iinw uniform iy nil,parts  ui*   the    country.  Among other ma Iters spoKcn of b>  Afr. Smith was l he enquiry into  tbe operation of the CIo\eminent  Immigration Oflice in London, England, the exposure arising out of if  that Chief Agent "Preston had been  usuig his position for his own advantage and contrary both to the  act and to the interests of the ar-  tiznns of Canada. In this enquiry  Mr.   Smith     took   a   \ery   prominent  .������      "i    i.. ii r i   T   ri.     mm m a-nrr  -t't    ��������� ii ii in ��������� '  BOWEL  C0M.PLAINT  IN   CHILDREN  During the sunwiier m0uths children  are subject to disorders of the   how-  els  which should receive careful   attention as soon as the  first unnatural  looseness    of the bowels   appears  The host medicine    in'use for    liowel  complaint    is     Chamberlain's   Colic,  | Cholera  ami  Diarrhoea Remedy as it  .promptly    controls    any     unnatural  looseness  of the bowels.       For   sate  by Ladysmith Pharmacy, '  ���������the    Government    fin  o   again   allow   the. pa-  to whether it came within the pro-  hit.it ion of the Act. This ruling  was given_ against the paper, and the  (.'���������.wtmaster Ceiieral had no option.  lit:t to cancel the privileges of thc  mails. Personally/ Mr. Smith said  I..- was opposed io this manner of  ir.'iil ing what was supposed to be  seditious writing as he thought the  .greatest liberty should bo allowed  for Ihe discussion of political affair*  from every (jouitni view and tbe  froth would gradually blow '."away  because ��������� of ' its own lightness while  any good that might be contained  in if would, all be .for the benefit,  of the country, nevertheless be had tD  admit that the Postmaster General  was only acting .according to tbe  law. .... ';-���������   .���������:  '���������How did., it-happen'that-.'the "Appeal" was finally placed back on the  ��������� list- of privileged publications?" ask  ed   the scribe.  ���������������������������Why," said Mr. Smith, ��������� "I believe the publisher of the . paper caine  to Ottawa personally ank showed  by files of his paper that no objectionable matter had been printed in  his paper since the time-of the prohibition and promised that the greatest care would be taken in the future. K was under these conditions  I believe thj.t  ally decided f  per   free   use  of   the   mails."    :  Vancouver,' .Inly 10. ��������� So seriously  cut ftiid slashed about the body on  ���������July <| that for throe -days her life  was. despaired of. a native woman at  RLcrs [nh-l on Saturday night gave  birth (o n hoy tinby. and .slrMnge to  "ay under th<^ circumstances (he u-0-  'i.i'o'V.stirvived'ih^  ordeal.  LASS      GLOBES  When you want a Glass.globe  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 rubber ring  cannot, keep r������ut water, you  can see that by examining  I hem. The. artificial flower  that is put into the globes  with the rubber rings, Is guaranteed to he the best, and if  you want a globe with a  Rubber Ring, call at Mrs. T.  X.  Jones, agent for  H-NR'Y CREW  The only    place you can   get  Them.  Sole. Agent in B.C.   for    the  French    Wreath Co., of   London,   Paris,   Melbourne,   S.A.,  Cor. Comox Rd. & Milton St  NANAIMO B.C. i:-  I'.'Ss1  W  THEIAHYSMITH DATLY LEDGER  <&&$ l|l l|l lt������ fr l|������ $ $ $ 'I' $ gnfr������-������-������-������������frfo������ <$H$������$H|  I    COMPLETE     LINE    O F  <fr  * GENT'S   FURNISHINGS |  *#>  ALWAYS    OIN    H/\INO    /\x  BICKLE'S  *  *  ���������  ���������  *  #  | SPECIAL     PRICES |   on   light  andmediurn  isaeaaiffisssi:  IflET  ������������������HOT--  iffliaaSSSSaaEW I STRAYED���������On or about Hi- l-ist of  July, a Maltese Kitten .strayed from  my residence on Gat.iire Strict.  Finder will co������i.fer a favor by leaving any information at 1 he ..Ledger  Office.     -  * UNDERWEAR I  Smith, Foios,  That's All!  Local Items  Air. J. Blaikit- left on tbe   morniig  train..  Airs. A. J. lIcMurtrie was a pas- |  sender on the Victuria-boiuid train '  this   morning. / j  MiS'c Aiaud Baby and Alls* Iv.tk  were passengers to \ ict n':.\ ir-it  morniua;.  A number of Nanaiimo people v.isit,-  e<l the Rath bone Sisters of tbisciU  last evening, three carriages annjiig  in the. evening, and returning home  after the meeting in  the lodge room.  IMA! I'A'SK   R E.SOURGES  OK  VANCOUVER  ISLAND  Tin1 l'ollowiny mtoivsi iiijj; account  of Vaneou*. er i.^Unnl, it.s lo-iourcos  and possibilities, .'is,.'clipped from a  XiouL 77 pa^L: plujuphlet,. entitled,  "Southern r.riUsli Columbia. tlie.Uai'  deu of UtiimiJu", js.sucd by Ibr Cnn  adiuii    l'acinc   Jiu.il wii,-)     Company :  The  ijiiin-i ill   uculili    oi    N'uiieuiuei-  Island ib  qinle  0411.il   lo    that of au.V  'oilier  dit>tiict   01      Itritihh.   Columbia.  I't'lwre    an.-    e.vleniivo  deposits of iron  tin   Situ   Juan.    iiarU.-y   Sound,   tjuat-  sino,     Quiiisniii   J.aUe   and   other   did.  tricts.      t'oai   iiiiuiug-  is   rurrii-'d     un  at       lO.Mtcnsiijii, Nanaimo,    Uoi 11'ox,  while Linde\ elopi'd cunl measures are  i.nuwii to e.\ist in smei'iil olber districts. Tin1 otiL|fill of the Island  coal num.';-. for iyui"i ag-^reijaled  'J7U,.S7-i tons, about 50,0110 tons  short of 1 he annual average caused  by  a  itrilvi'   io   t Ii.'   Nanaimo  mines.  Coppcr-yOld     un'!.    lire   also   widely  distributed,       'anil      jilncer     gold       is  I    If you don't keep cool these  I days the fault is not ours  I We've all sorts of���������  LAUNCHING PARTIES.  Parties wishing to engage a nrst-  cllass. launch for picnic or excursion  parties at reasonable rates should  apply 'to II. RLAJK, Cecil Hotel,  City. Launch may be engaged for the  evening at any time st  NOTICE.  1 Ih d Swefj  Our Sofl Thin Shirts, our  I Thin Uunderwear and Hosiery,  1 Our Straw Hals, Twu-piece  I Suits arid a!I sorts of Thin  y Toggery ai your service  1 I have tal'ien over the scavenger business lately handled by iU.,, Camplx-H  and am prepared to do work in this  line iu first-class sliape. Leave orders for heavy leant work, scavenger  work, etc., with IMessis. Mlair &  Adam. Also any complaint regarding scavenger work will be attended  to if laid at this place.  ROBERT CALLANDER.  Ladysmith, 13.C.  ���������believe    we have all  the  thin, s   in  Summer    Fixings, foi  which a main can ask.  We  #00  One dozen footballs direct from 'he  Old   Country,   arrived today and  arc j  in   the   custom   house   awaiting      the i distribute.1,      -am  pleasure of the football club, and the ! I'"m"1  in   ������'���������'��������� ���������''.*' '"���������'������������������'>' ���������*-������������������''���������-���������'���������>'" a"a  in  latter will have a plentiful supply ol j "n- lilac it mukIs   at   \nrious places u-  foothalls    on .lund when 1te  starts again.  season  None better-Capital & Nuxgei. Cij;ai.s  Mrs. White, of thc Ladysmith lio,-  tel, left on the morning train for  Victoria,' where she will meet her  husband, who has just returned froia m-i'-limi-iv  a prospecting trip in the noiLh. Air.  and Airs. White will return Lo Ladysmith   this  evening.  Provincial Officer Cassidy relurjied  tliis morning from Vancouver with a  prisoner named Meyers, who will this  evening be charged with taking- thiugs.  which did hob belong to him from "he  wharf 0f the Colliery Company. '' he  trial.will be held at seven o'clock  ���������'this'evening in the Provincial co.ut  house.  Mr.  G-.  linjjliam,  Sissla and  party, 0f     Bel-.  passed through Ladysmith  at seven o'clock this morning, in his  automobile. 'Jhe party'are c-n a  tour of the island, and .will go  through to Victoria today. They  made the trip from Nanaimo in a  little over an  hour.  PICNIC.  The Excelsior Social Club will hold  their first annual picnic on Sunday  next, July 15th, and invite all la-,  dies who were in attendance at their  dances last winter to meet' at Miss  Smith's store on Wednesday evening  at 7:'111 to make final .arrangieniejuts.  "Is Wads worth against the Be-ver-  idge meat inspection bill?" somebody  asked the president.  "Oh, yes," the president rcplie.il.  Wads worth is always an off ox. Ne  raises some pet stock up in New  York state and thinks he is a cat Hitman."  longv the -count'., Two copper'-.smelters  are operated,' on. the. island, one at  I.adysmitliVand the other at -Crofton  which treat Liu', ores from the .lo'enl  mines as.- well' as (hose shipped., from  the mainland cons! -and other-,, islands.. The opportunities for ''profitable jiiiiiin-i- 'are uiisurpussrd, us  ii'ntl snpiilir-K oan lui trnns  ported cheaply ,h\ 'water lo almost .any'part1 of.'I he'- Island. A  great' extent of Ihe interior is still  unexplored ami offers interesting  ground f'o tin- enterprising prospector.  Timber.  tt is an acknowledged, fact that  Vancouver Island possesses the largest and 'nmst prof'tablf area of met-  chantaljle JJmber in the world. The  principal wood, and the staple of  commerce, is the 'Douglas fir which  grows to an immense size, 'many of  the trees attaining a height of 300  feet, with a circiinii'rence at the  base of 'JO to ~>0 feel. A fair aver-  ag'e; runs ' from , 'I >','' to 1 ">0 feet, clear  oflimlis. and ii\r<. to six feet in'diameter. Ri-,1 and yellow cedar, hemlock (or Alasi.a Pine) spruce, cypress, white, pme, balsam, yew,  tamarack', maple, aspen, Cottonwood  aider, crab, apple. arbutus, .'birch  juniper,, wilh.w and many other  kinds of useful tn-es are well rep  resented, A feature of the Vaneou  ver 'Island forsef is density. I'.O.OOO  l.o 50,000 feet of lumber U, the  acre being not uncommon,  tlaiue.  Vancouver Islam; i.-: on ideal field  for the liuii!i-i- ;,.|(| angl'-r. In the  iiilcrinr are hm-us of noble wapiti.  i'elk), now nlimisi exiiui-l. while  blai.-ktoil d.-ei- ui',' very numerous everywhere, i'.lm-k l.ear, panlber, wolf  wolverine,   lynx,   ra.coon.    fox,   beaver,  Walters <&  Akeohead  r^^ggsa^e^KBB;  KV������t;#������*-.-j*������������Xi*JrJ������'MiJ*--<������*w������*  IbNiOiiRS  MIEHTIOW  We have made arrangements  to have ��������������� launch leave the  wharf every hour during Tliurs  rlty afternoons and on Sundays after 10 o'clock in Ihe  forenoon fxr the Green,-- and  shell, beach, whete we have established refreshment' booths.  Campers -wishing plots for  tenting shuiuld apply early, a������  the camping season is nearly  here  /IRS   .McKINNiJ-LLBY .   -HUGH   T-riOKNLIEY  Minard's  Liniment cures  Cold, etc. |    Minard's   Liiiimcii'l cures   Diphtheria  SWWWWWWWWWWte' VW^WWW WAAiWAi'VWWW^;  ������������������������������������OUR   SPECIAL������������������������������������  35c. Per [..!  2?  **���������������  is [iroducing s-plendu  knew the niiinber of people  results   and you  v.oiilil   be surprised    if  you  using  this  Special  BJoHd.  Try a pound and if it   isnol SatisJactory to you  Return it  otter, .mink',<��������� and other fur bearing  animals are plentiful, and the feathered game includes 'blue and rulll-  cd grouse, Knglish pheasant, ptarmigan, sniple, plover, swan, Caroline and Virginia rail/ quail, ducks,  geese, swans and cranes. The numerous lakes and streams swarm with  game trout, while in the Straits  and the I'acitic are myriads of lish  in endless variety (from the 300  pound halibut to the tiny smelt)  many of which will rise to'a Hy and,  exercise-the skill 01 the expert angler.  Xanaimo, 72 miles north of Victoria, 011 the Ksquim'ault and Nanaimo railway, is a, prosperous city,  a centre of the coal mining-industry  and rapidly becoming the head quarters    of   the    herring   fisheries.     It   is  one  of  the  oldest   I owns  on  Yuneoii-  .1  ver island, the coal mines having  Ijj'cen operated since lXfili, ;iud is well  supplied with all public conveniences, schools, church.���������;:, ami iiii'ivhuu-  I ile and industrial establishments  There is much good good lund in the  lieim'ty of Nanaimo, and market,  gardens poultry nnd dairy farms  are   very  profitable.  "Other towns on thc< Island are: Dun  can, Ladysmith, Chemainus on the  KsVpiimiiiill and Nanaimo Hailway;  Crofton. 011 Osborne Bay; Cumberland, the centre of Comox cool fieldt>  and Alberni, ut the head or Alberni  Canal.  Try a Province Clpar.  Ask for Capital and Nugget Cigars  1 have just received a shipment ol  Hills'  HighUradc  INGUSH TOBACCOS  and  C'GARfllFS  at the   DR UG  STORE  t  t  X  I  Get Your-���������  SUNDAY EXAMIHEH  NEW YORK WORLD   AND   NEW YORK JOURNAL  KNIT BOOK STOfif  t  ���������������������������.������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������������������������":  Pioneer Mi; Ms  1st. Avenue, ladysmith,- B. C |  W. 1. RuiTifTiln?. Prop.  MANUFACTURF.R OF  Carbonated Beverages,  Oinse r   Bee r  Friiit Syrups  P.   O.   Box   24S.  .t-l'sS^  V c will fill o *der.i next wit  I  RASPBERRIES  V ' *  I2 Boxes For $1.00  CHERRIES  loc. Per Pound  BLACKBERRIES  12 Boxes For $1.00  Fresh   Cowichan _Uutter on ice always on hand  SIWION   LEISER   &   CO.   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Get. your eyes tested prope rly,- with iiislr.iinients especially  adapted for that purpose, aM not by guess work. We test, eyes  by the latest method free of charge, and'if you need Glaives oui;  prices are moderate, for the b est quality of goods.  i.���������>*������������������������..������**  B. FORClMriER  Watchmaker, .Jeweller, Optician  ti  P  >.������^l^:i'C-':.^^S-..^5"r-s&3Si*������^J  %l  D.     Charlton,   A.CI.P.A.,  N.P.,   Portland, Ore-  1;  FOR TO=DAY  Lamb, Mutton  and Veal Beef  ������       BLAIR ������&   ADAM  G.  PA NNELL  CAT ACRE ST. LADYSMITH  E.  PICTURE  FRAMES  -������- ���������������  -m. -^  and  latest Patterns  aiul   Finishes  in  FRAME MOULlilKGS.   -.  -*--���������������"������������������-*���������  PLAQUES.  -%.-������.���������*. ^-  WALL  PACKETS.  ^. ���������%���������-������. ���������%.  Pictures���������British and German.  Bevel  Plate Mirrors.  ������tt*������i������������������Diti������������eet'(9!ii   ���������������eo������������������ ��������� ������ (������n  ���������~>aee������������*������  Passe.  Par tout  Picture   Binding    in  all   colors,  factory in the East.  ������������������, ������������������. -<^ ���������%���������  Picture Framinp; Neatly done at  H.  KAYS  WALL PAPER DEPOT  Granite and Ma.bie Woiks  ���������  9     workmanship. '.'rite    for     m  ���������      MS  Ynf.ns HI.   Vielnria   B.C      ���������  Granite aiul' ftlarhle Monti-  nieuts, Tablets, etc, at the  lowest prices consistent  with first class stock and  workmanship. '.'rite    for  catalogue.  A.   STEWA'RT,  MS Yates St. Victoria  B.C  Smoke a  Big  IB Cigar.  Asa, Dcklugo  lias .-been  eliouen cb.iet  of   the  ApuChe    Indians    to    succeed  lust  arrivi'd  from  the ' Ceronimo,  wh0 is. rapidlv  failiti.E;    in  health. Chief Asa is a graduate of  the Indian school at Carlisle, Pa.,  and has grea.t.' influence with his  tribe. Next August the Apaches  will have barn prisoners .of war in  Okalalioma for 20 years. There are  257 in. tho tribe.


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