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 -������-"*������������������;  ��������� 1 ���������ti.v*  ���������JUL 17 3905     1h  -^UL 171905  ���������*>_  ���������^���������j-r  DUNCANS  LADYSniTH  # -���������    .*��������� ;'/t ..      ��������� ���������: -'I'Visv.-i "������������������ ^^-^15^k1(A5 ^j**-*-***  ���������jfLADYSMITH  Daily Ledger   -*���������ncansj  VOL. 2,  FRIDAY,  JULY 14,  1905.  PRICE   FIVE rCENT  IBITISH OFFLCEBS CHEERED^ At PARIS  Phe Ouation Regarded   as  Indicative  of   Aaglo-  French Understanding  French National   Holiday  Being Golebrated  Today  "$  \  Paris,, July 14.���������The French     na-  Itional holiday was celebrated today.  [The  boulevards  were -thronged-with  ���������merry  m-akeis    and all  the  leading  [thoroughfares were'elaj.^i'alely dccor-  itcd. There    was  a brilliant review  it Longchamp at eight o'clock    this  Jniorning. It- was attended   by  Presi-  ilcnt and' Mme. Lou-bet and the ca-bi-  Inet officers.,   The-diplomat iu and for-  Icign     officials.' were also    present.  [About 20,000 to0'v part in  the liian-  loeuvres.   A'j notable, feature  of    the  Ireview was*'the presence, of 128 olTi-  Icers .from thc British naval "su^ia-droii  ���������at Brest, all in full uniform. Their  [arrival  was  the occasion   for an cn-  fthusiastic reception,  the band  pl'ay-  ing the British n-aU'mnal anthem. The  popular ovation accorded  lo the British officers  was a feature indicative  of  Anglo^Ii'rencli   understanding.   President  Loubet  gave a luncheon      to  the  British  officers and  lo" a number  of tine     French  militaiy  and  nliv.il  men  in the  palace  at   noon.   Public  .games and dancing are going on    at  all  the  public'places  under   the control of thc municipality of the city.  BIRTHDAY   OF   NEW   PROVINCE.  Regin'a", -N.W.T., July  13.���������The   inauguration of  the  new  piovii-ce     of  Saskatchewan will .occur on September 4th, date of, the ceremonies having been fixed-for,ihat day. .  Declares He Will Give all  Dbhonestly Acquired  Wealth Back  Says Rockefeller  Got His  $500,000 by  Fraud)  THE NEW  "CON" GAME  V- .        IS A SUCCESS.-  WheiK.you see a bill lluttcrjing, to  .the ground from -the pockets- of a  jpedestrian, don't pay anv attention  ���������to it and if thc finder volunteers to  split .it.w^h you hang on u> jbi.r'  'tnioney.' " Michael Ar/autinn wishes he  Jliad followed  this  aihki*. "       **������  '���������',   Michael i.aA a   bad streak of    luck  (���������yesterday, lie  is  a haid   wording  \\ employee in the rolling mills. For  ���������two years he has. been saving Ins  l^money to; bring his wife from wer-  ,<jnany. "She arrived in Mi Iwaukec a  tfew days ago. Michael had Hound.a  suitable flat and paid $3 do\v-1i to  (clinch the narguin. t'ltitchingi'^.uli  )in his liana hestarted on' to pay thc  (balance of 'the first month s rent.  (CrossingSixth Street viaduct be  W ajnan-ahead of him drop a bill  , Which '-"^appeared to be money,. He  ;4icked it up, ��������� tlio'-aght it was $00 and  Was in' the act- ���������'.; of calling - to the  'jStrangertd notify. him of his loss,  ���������Vheri another -approached him. and  Laid: ;-/y--.-: ;.': ,  I'"Get on to the guy trying to show  Iff that he has '.money.-   1 know   him  jv-ell. Used     t-bvpal    with- him.     He  jvould not even thank you if you relumed   the  money.     He  has    stacks  f that.     I'll  tell you  what.      You'  cep the bill and just give me    onc-  alfin change, and  no one will  be the  -iscr."  ���������������������������"���������Good God, do I look as if I had  iiatxniuch money about, me? This is  Al that I have," showing the $7.50.  ("You seem to be an honest chap,  [iwl on second thought I do not need  le $25 as bad      asyou, seeling that  Miniicapclis, July 13^-Thomas W.  Lawson, ,/l Foston, was "* the .guest  of the Minneapolis Commercijal Club  today. .     . , -   '.,.  .Air. Lawson "spoke before three  hundred members of .the club alter  luncheon,    lie said in part:     '    '���������*'���������' '  "1 have several - millions myself  and I wronged thc American people  in getting it, but I did "not know"it  at the time. .When the lime,,.comes  will give that money back, to them.  John D. Rockfeller is,wv*rd-h fiveiliun.  died million dollars, and I can sif>  down and show you within a week's  time how he got every' penny" of ~W.  There is no secret about it. .Every  dollar that John D. Rockfeller has  he go*, tishoncstly. If.,I live, I'm  going to mal-.c the American people  sell every dollar's'-worth-of - slock,  they have and by that time lhcy'11  know better than to buy'"back,->���������*>������������������*���������-  Mr. Lav/son scored the Equitable  Life Assurance   Company heavily.*'"  -Thomas  ULSTER ORANGEMAN ISSUE MANIFESTO  / 'i  They   are   Appealing for  Burial  of Stctaiv  ianisin  Ireland Has Had Enough of  Domination of Impract-  icable~Creeds;  JAPS PLAN  Big Crew on 6O0 Ton Ship  at Port Townsend to  Catch Fish  RAID ON MURDERER LYNCHED AI  UTIILA  He Was Jailed for the Murder of Eleven Per-  gnnc _  RUMORED GERMAN-  SWEDISH ALLIANCE  large ^ an'  jur wife has just 'blown into town,  live me what you've got and I'll  ���������ill- around     -for  the     bahunee later  ���������ii."  'Michael  turned  over his money   and  jickctcd  Uie bill. \  ���������'Michael     liurried     to* his lah-jhily.  (ith a  profound bow be banded belle newly found bill.  "Man, What -are you trying, to do"  '.^claimed   the  landlady   lieieely.   I'll1  .lalh you that I'm not fo be,  trilled  ".  (  ith.'  - St. Paul, Minn:, July. 13.  Lawson gave a talk to "a  dience at the Peoples' Church ���������" to-.  night. Mr. "Lawson declared that  should his so-called remedy, which  he did not mtkke public, be put into  effect,'there would-be a gr.cat, financial revolution, there wouUl Le no  "more stock inflation, the money'stolen ffqin the- people by thc, .system  would be returned to "-'the people* and  because railroad and industrial corporations would oclylliave to. ' earn  a fair pcicentage on the free value  of their investments the cost of living would be reduced,\a-ndte-w-age"earners would be able to" enjoy'r"greater  luxuries and lo lay by a_greater portion  of their  earnings.      -:   > s- ���������-  As to when In would oropound this  remedy he said il would be foolish  to make it known until tbe people  were- ready for it; otherwise the  'svslcni' would imd means to render  it non-cfYcclhe. The people musti  first get rid of their stocks and l.|-.'.nds,  by selling Iheiiv to- the!,'(system" at?  the present infatoii prices, anil1 then  when the system was forced to! let  iilicm go the people should buy. them  back cheaply, and forever; keep ( the  control 'in  their own haiiulsj "  When this bad been accomplished,,  his remedy, which he declared to be  a simple business' propositiony cotuld  be put into force, and there 'never  .would- again bev inflation, of-���������stocks.-  As to whether -Tils' litanjwas^ a} <laiv-  geiv'us one,, he'..replied Ihat- 4-t - \\*.as,  that it was for the otlfc fellow. A'  panic might ensiie, in fact-he hoped,  that a panic would .ensue,, but not  linlil the pe ('de had sold "tlieir'stocks  ���������to the "system." ���������:.'  Belfast,' July  PL���������The independent  section of Ulster Orangemen, headed  hy Commoner Sloan,'has issued     h  striking   manifesto     to <he country,  appealing for  the.burial of  Sectarianism, which is now ,d<|riding Protes-.  tants and  Catholics     and  involving  the co-operation* of' all. secular forces in thc promoting of the national'  welfare.  '���������'~ The; manifesto expresses distrust of  ..English  parties,  which  it says will  continue in the future as in the past  to play     off Catholics and Prostcst-  ants against each  other to  tlic prejudice of the country's higher claims.  The country   too long  has   been neglected in the strife of thc party and  creed,-    ^the mamfc-sto    claims,   and  there! now    is room .for a patriotic  party having  the 'policy  to rid Ireland of the dcinanation of impracticable creeds -   and organized tyrannies  and- to secure the' desired redress.  Captain Will JBe ]Refused  Clearance -Pending Investigation  IN THE MOUSE  OF COMMONS  S  PROMISING  YEAR .\   "       ,'x  'AHEAD. OF  YUKON.  .las. Beveridgc has Just' returned  from Dawson lund Whilehoisc and is  staying at the Vernon Hotel, says  the 'Colonist. He says that he. has  found (business very satisfactory  lliroiighoui.- Owing to the .stampede  down the Yukon valley to Fairbanks  niwl the Tana-na country-,-:thc market  iu Dawson ..as practically bare ol  goods, owing to the huge purchases  which, had elean.W 'the local stores,-as  the result of people going down the  river  lo the lower country."  "I noticed," nad Mr. Beveridgc,  "(������������������uife a change in the sentiment of  the people as the- lTsulUof the change  in administration. People generally,  were very hor.eful of the future -a������U a  very much bright er -lone prevailed.  Complaints were few and satisfaction  seemed to reign in Ivusic^ss circles  at the premising oui look. The only  cause ol" dissatisfaction was a scared! v of water      on the creeks,  wh eh  She jumped upon the next car and  ,W Inspector Riemcr. Aflcr he had  >ard  her ehVU'RCS  against   Ar-zmann,  horn she accused  of Irving'to   pass i may  rdanl  the  output of gold..-  ninterfeit money on her, he sent for J    "1  was told by thc officers of   the  c  unsuspecting   Slavonian.   As soon j While  tper," he. smikcl:  the  inspector   saw the  scrap  ' 5"That's  Son ederate.   The war  of  is  er.  Inventors are now turning their  -.tent:on to the smaller details c.l  ,e automobile. One nf the most, rein t patents is applied to a wive  ame arranged to .sweep the rubber  jres. This, it is claimed, will avoid  lany punctures, since it will remove Hocks and'Wits of <rlass( as soon  k picked up.  Pass Railway Company "that  the. month of June had seen tiie heaviest shipments of freight ever experienced in , the knowledge of the  company. The 'freight down the river in that period amounted to 5,000  I cms.'  ' London, July'" 11.���������In the House" of  Commons tonight'.-Premier Balfour re  .ferred to >the speech^of Field Marshal  Lord Roberts, in, which the latter  said ��������� the armed,T forces of.Qreat^Bri-  tain-as a b|*dy, were almost unfit, xm\  unprepared for war,'and declirod u*.*.-  phatically. that ihe choice lays ' between conscription or some ' tc-lica.  system of universal training.  The Premier said ho could never be  led)", to believe that conscription could  beV-successfully adopted in England,  jl-fe, nia^ntained that the government  scheme of army reform was the best  solution of the problem.   o   TROUBLES OF  BRITISH  STEAMER   LOADING   COOLIES.  The Stanley Dollar is exrectcd to  reach Victoria shortly 'with a full  load i of Japanese Coolies, prUbably  COO men.; Concerning her trip, the  Honolulu correspohde-nft of the San  Francisco" Examiner writes: ''In an  effort'to carry about COO Japanese  lal.iorers from this place to the maiii-  .anu!- tne british steamship S'taiiA-y  'ool/ar ran afoul of the .United fetatcj  ���������lavigation viavy-sy -,. 'inie ytsset. arr-'i>������..*  last- vveeK iroin Voivoliaiua,'. and was  \\i 'hoivc sailed Uie toild:wing" tiay.. loi  victoria, / but i>ae'local autboriues:  liiscbAercicl that she had no'jiasseiigei  vairyh.-g license from either britis-a  or; American inspectors, -so.fcfus-cd'to  permit her to depart. There are nu  icderal inspectors of Ihiiis aiRl boilers. stationed at IldnpUilu, so the  local collector diiijiot feel warrantoci  in passing the vessel Applieahion was'  made by the owners:,' of the steamer  to Washington for. permission to depart with the Sapagese, and yesterday the collector, received cable orders to i;.ispcct the, vessel and ascertain whether she.'had complied  with the laws in the matter of life-  saving apparatus, and in such an event to grant her clearance. But the  vessel will be unable to get .away,  for some days longer, as her captain, J. Bruce, and owner, Stanley  Dollar, have both been arrested on  charges of gross cheat. It is charged Iliali they induced the Japanese'  passengers to purchase tickets by the-  slearner by representing that, she  was. to take them to Seattle or Ta-  eoma, \vheii instead she cannot land  passengers at either of these ports,  but has to goto Victoria. The cases  against thc men will come up tomorrow in thc police court. A number  of Japanese have left the vessel asdic-result of the trouble and she has  been libelled *fo secure the return  of their passage money."  The   Japanese  barkentine  Hagasjii'  Maru,  with a crew of a hundred aud  eight men,  has arrived on  this coast  for   the  purpose of putting  up  a full  cargo  of salt fish,  and  her .presence  here is likely to lead to trouble.  The  department  of Marine       and  Fisheries has already received ' notice  of the arrival of the Japanese..ship at  Port  Simpson,  and  it  is likely  that  clearance  from  that port  will       be  "withheld until officers of the department  have  fully  investigated  the intentions of the master of tlic vessel,  Captain  Yoshida.  Captain Yoshida, it is announced in  despatches from Port Simpson, bold  ly stated on Sunday night on arrival  at the northern port, that he,intended, to put up dog salmon for the Japanese maiket, and that he' had  brought his large crew of men with  him  to secure the fish.  Of course ft is against the. laws of  Canada for aliens to carry on fishing  opera!ions within the -.three-mile limit, and only within prohibited waters could the Japanese secure the  salmon. The anly manner in which  the ship Jean fogally secure a cargo on  this coast is for the fish to be turned over to hor by fishermen who are  naturalized and possess fishing licenses. .  To ascertain if any of the hundred  and eight men on board ihe Hagashi  Mam are British' subjects, an investigation will hie immediately- undertaken Jiy the Department |>f Marine and  Fisheries. It  is certain  that the crew  of the Japanese vessel have no'licenses   to   take  dog or sockeye salmon  en this coast,  and   without those li-  ce'ns~6sTtfiey- will not be permitted to  fish. If Captain Yoshida attempts to  fish illegally it is likely his ship and  crew will be gathered in  by the Canadian     government cruiser. Kestrel  and  taken  to Vancouver to keep company      with  the American  schooner  North, which was seized Vby  the Kes,  trel last Saturday. - "-  Thirty-six days out 'from Hakodate  the Hagashi Maru,reached Port Simpson     on Sunday night last.1.     She  Bailed right into the harbor'" without  a tow,  according to report, and   the  feat is a credit to the seamanship of  her master,  Capt.   Yoshida, for    the  passage from Dixon  Entrance to the  harbor  at  Port  Simpson   is  a  most  tortuous one.  It .is difficult for      a  steamer  to makV the   rim   into  Port  Simpson   from Dixon   Entrance,   and  until the arrival of the Japanese ship  it was,thought impossible that      a  sailing vessel could get in.   All the  passages     leading from Dixon     Entrance to     Port Simpson are beset  with  rocks and rt-efs,. and- the water-  is so deep   that anchorage  is  hardly  to be oh'tained.  The Hagashi is a vessel of six hundred   tons. She sailed  across     from  Hokodate.     ballasted  with salt with  which to cure the fish she expects  to  secure. Her crew of  108  men'are all  fishermen. Capt.    .Yoshida announced  at Port Simpson tliat be intended to  remain there ten clays,  ���������������������������- o ���������  Utilla Citizens Wrought to  Frenzie, End Villians  Life  Germans Expect Kaiser Will be  Accused of Taking Undue In^  terest in Scandanavia  New  York,   July  Id.���������A  New  Orleans deapatch to thc Times      says  from'     Mobile last 'night   (Thursday)  came the news from Honduras    via  the  Norwegian steamer  Condor, that  Robert McCiill, ihe Honduran     who  murdered   1J   persons  on  an  English  vessel recently, was lynched at Utilla, Honduras, ihe nj^Iit, after the gunboat     TatumLla surrendered him to  the civil' authorities  there,  and  six  .hours    after the departure of      the  ship  which brought the first news of  liis crime.   'Ihe Condor, -of the John  B.   Efla'i   Fruit  Company,   plies    her  way between C-iiba.Hon'huras a,nd Mobile. Tbe news of the lynching readied., Cuba 'jusl-"before  the steamship;  sailed Saturday nigh't. Prom the "brief  reports telegraphed' here from Mobile  it appears" tliat when.McGill was con ,  fined to  ihe civil jail at TJtilla,  the  strongest  guard the little   town   possessed was  placed  about him. President Bon ilia had declared that      he  wanled no lynching, as McGill was  British subject," but the citizens  Utilla -were'* wrought*' to   a frenzie  the   narrative   of Miss   Morgan,   who  had  recovered  to tell the happenings  on  the ship.  The jail was surrounded at nightfall, the guard overpowered  and  McGill,   laving and  cursing,  taken from .his cell. It' was proposed  to  burn  him in front of the home   of  Miss Morgan."-The mob" went'so far  as to  build  a.fire;- but the pleadings  of the British consul*'"'finally .prevailed the mob to put" the'negrb to a"loss  fearful     death.  vIIe was  bound  and,  still  protesting and  begging,  strung  up      to', the verandah   of   tbe Morgan  home and riddled with bullets.  McGill was known 'fo the kleamship  agents an"d ship captains  in  the city  as one   of the   most   striking    negro  characteis on  the central   American  coast. He  was  a clerk in  the store of  Samuel Warren, an English merchant  at El  Pic-ve.-iir,  and a Bay  Islander  He-    had  been practically.;; reared on  terms'-'fof'-equality .with a number ' of  whrtes^of  the district, having been a  ;schcofiniate   of  the  brother of  Miss  Morgan. .'.;'        '. ������������������:'- '"���������  Authorities say that Oscar  Can  Still Style Himself Monarch of  Both Countries  Berlin,  July I'd.���������No indication   of  of England,    and while a guest     of  the      result of  the meeting  between  I Louis  XIV of France, continued    io  Emperor William und  King Cscar at ' call  himself' King   of  France  as well  Gellcs Wednesday and Thursday   has   as  King of England,  although B'rance  readied Berlin,  nor is anv  report of   had  been lost to  the British crown '  their conversation  likely  to be made   since the time of Henry  VI.   Emper-  public, as if  is explained here     that    or* Francis   Joseph today", as       the  this  was  a sirictly private visit   ol i Austrian   ccr'nagc shows,    calls  him-  one sovereign  to another. The initio-' self   King  of Lomhardy  and   Venice,  (he. will  probably come from     this ' although   he  is a friend  of King Vic-  side, as the Emperor .desired to.havo  tor  Emmanuel  and  King of Jerusa-  first    hand  knowledge of the Norwe-    lem   without  the   Sultan   of  Turkey  ftiaii-Swedish    situation. ,   The Ger-   having objected. The Russian Emper-  man government's policy as  the As- I or names     himself Dukc of Schleig-  soc-iated   Press  is informed,   is one  of   Holstein and Duke of OJdcnblurg with  comiplete aloofness,  almost  of indif- ' out offending  Germany.  Tiie  Russian  ferctn-e.  II is expected here that as a   Emperor calls himself the heir      of  result of the  meeting  ycsteiday  Em-   the King of Norway,  peror William and Germany will    bej    The     substance, says  a later des-  c-lescnbed  in some countries as taking  patch from  Berlin,  of the statement  undue  interest in  Scandanavian     af-   made at Stockholm yesterday to  the  of Ilairs as ^owa-rds'1^s 'settlement*. Sucj>  effect that >a German-Swedish alliance  }n;  an idea is devo.d  of evidence. Prof,    was seriously canicmplalfd, was sub-  Konron Bernhak, an authority of in-   milled     to the foreign office today,  ternaticnal  law,   discussing, fheqjies-  and  the aidhorilive statement     was  lien    whether     King Oscar  is still    made that the question of an allian-  King 0[ Norway or not, says a defi-, cc between Germany and Sweden had  nile reply  cannot  l.e giv.cn.   ILs     is    never coirr before  the foreign  office,  still king  of  Noway  accordipe,      to  nor had   it been discussed  to       tbe  the constitution  of Sweden,  but    ac-   slightest  extent.    Of course the  for-  cording to  ihe canstilution  of Norway he ceased to be King of Noiway  but there is no doubt of the propriety oi King Oscar styling himself as  King of Sweden and Norway. James  II after he h.id ken deposed as King | k-.o\\n here.  eign  ollice cov.ld nol deny that  Emperor William and King Oscar     had  not- spo'-'e of an alliance during their  interview  at    Gefles  yesterday,   be-  ca/'Se ol their conversation not being  -REBELLION IN  STRIKERS RANKS  THE DAY AT  OTTAW \  BODY'OF MURDERED WOMAN" *"**  .:_.;.   :>- HAS   BEEN   IDENTIFIED.  Bros-klO'ii,      Mass.,  July  14.���������It is  .how "definitely known  that the  woman murdered in 'Belmont,:5 and whose  body,:Aya������"tound yesterday  was   Em-  meliiTe'-:Schidlossk'a,   the wife of      a  Pole  wiho was .employed   in  a   barber  shop here.   Tlvc-police"arc searching-  for Schi'dlosska,vwho -is missing and  who isbclieved fcr be "on his way  to  California.   The couple resided here.  -.y   ��������� ������, ���������  FREE- CATHOLIC '���������  SCHOOL SYSTEM  Chicago,  Ids.,   July  11.���������The railway    expicss   drivers      will       vote  tonight on..the -question of calling off  the" strike.'   Recent  disclosures     regarding 'the action, of the truck drivers and other teamsters in'doing .the  work  of'non-union   drivers  com-bllned  with     a fa.'Iure     on. the part of the  strike''" leaders  to  collect sufficient  funds top-ay. benefit's promptly, it is  declared,- have, led to rebellion in the  ranks of thc express drivers.  _ c ._  SAY  THEY   ARE NOT  RESPONSIBLE.  The former owners of the steamer  Taconia, seized by the Japanese na"1'-  al department, when running contraband to Vladivostok, have- filed an  nswer to  the libel of the crew in a  SAD DEATH OF  A   NELSON  M AN.  New.York,   July 14.������������������The Tribune  says:  Before the close of  the annual  meeting of  the  Homan  Catholic   Educational   Association  yesterday,   the.  foundation   of   a free   Catholic school  system throughout.the dinited Stat-.'.s  was laid.   The plans ���������under which lbe  system  is to be Viiaugsuialcd  need mnv  only  the approbation  of  the  American   Hierarchy,   headed   hy   Cardinal  GihjLOiis,  and   if thc offer of the colleges    is feeeptetl, a, system  of   secondary education  extending   ilinnigh-  S.S.  Princess May was in for coal  this morning on  her way  to Victoria  Nelson,     B.C., July 13.���������'Ihe body  of John Meyers, formerly a driver for.  the Castle brewery of this  city, and  last week engaged with a tirnhk-r cutting      party   near  Solcan . Jiiuclicn,  who      became demented  last  Friday  evening and -ivandcred away, was discovered   today   by a parly   of searchers  at      the  foot of a 100-foot. cliff,  ttfce>iit four miles fiorfhwcsl of Slocan  .Juu*tion.   Ever since   Friday evening  bauds  of  men   have  been  looking  for  the unfortunate   man,   and  yesterday  about noon  one party  was attracted  by  the  repeated  barking     of a dog.  The. clog "was located   on   the  fop  of  a cliff at   the  foot of  which Meyers'  body      was sujisclquciitly. discovered.  Mc probhj^y died last Saturday morning,   and  ever  since     the  dog   bad  been   barking,   trying   to  atlract'i at-,  tent ion, ranchers in. the lieighfMrhood   ii,ni���������ary work has been pm'-ewlmg  testifying     to     healing   tlie animal  ���������  Seattle  court,; in   which   the     company, while admitting     the   contra-'  band   nature     of the vessel's cargo,  and  the  fact  of her   impcJsonment  in  the ice. and  ultimate capture by      a  Japanese   warship,   denies   responsibility foi) whatever hardships ���������H-fcll th;-  crew,      at   the  same   lime  asse.rl.ing  that   Ihe vessel's owners  did  ad they  could     lo carry  out their contracts  with   the seamen.    It   is claimed  that  lilif'mcn   were   furnished   with    transportation   hack   lo   this   port-,   where  I bey  were paid  in   full   before a United      States   commissioner, tea*   their  services from  l-hc  time thev left Pu-  Ottawa,  July 13.���������The bill Iq   ab-u  olish     trading stamps  was reported,-;  from the committee of the H0usp/t0-' t"  clay.      The  opposition  made a vigor- ���������'  ous attack on the government     for  paying     a pound sterling per immigrant from  continental   Europe     as  agtunst seven shillings per immigrant  from  Great  Britain.    Tic   motion  of  Mr.  Osier's     to cancel  the contract  with      the  North   Atlantic  Trading  Company.was rejected by 70 to 40.   *  The   telephone  committee  held   its  last meeting   today.   Two   prominent  representatives      of  the  indepencL^t  telephone     movement in the United  States gave  important  testimony regarding the  progress  of independent  telephony.  Mr. Oliver announced the following  appointments recently made in connection with the immigration service  Dr. Cf. L. Milne, superintendent of  the detention hospital, Y:';cloiria, salary, $2,"���������Oil; James Patterson, clerk,  .V'H'O; i'r. - J. ;.\. M'cAlnin-e, medical  ollicer,   Vanco-jVcr,   $1,200;   Dr.   Mun-  rce,   media!   oiiif-tr,   \'a-nco.uver,   $1.  Ifli;    '  The  in   the  divisio  homas   Elliott,  clerk,   $900.  lehaie  on   the  autonomy  bill  s-.--na'������e coininued  all   day.      A  on Sir Win..   Bowell's amend-  out tiie land  will be established  rep-jget  Sound  until   their  return.      Re-  rcsenfiiK.   ;.n  endowment of  nol  less jeeipls   for   such   payment   are' offered  than     i: ,">:)(), 000.; Th-c system Is" to j ,-lS evidence,  be cstab'ivhed   by  tunviivg  all       the j    in  its denial of responsibility     for  Catholic    prepaiatoiy    -colleges now  conducted vy 'the religious orders ami  the brothers of the .Christian schools  info free high schools. >  ������  THE  NEW  NICOLA  RAILWAY   LINE.  ���������   ''Work   is   proceeding   rapidly,''   remarked Mr. James A. Macdomcl, who  has the .contract-.for the construction  of the Nicola Jir. ndi or the C. P. R. i  in  an  interview  at, Vaneou* er.   "Pre-1  o  'came down with     me bringing   with  ���������'I  was at W'h'ilehorsc at  the    ar- him $&0,f)uu  ais the percentage deriv-- barking  for  along  time at  intervals. lll0n, a ti 1  l,f>tm  or 2,000 will Ik  lival  of (Inveiiior Mclnnes.    His   re- ed  from his claim  on  a lay  let    out, . Meyers      was   a widower  and  leaves \ (hc j;-,.011|1<1 shortlv."  eeption  was  a most, en-thv.-siastic one   on lease,    m. Holle is well satisfied % follr .small  cliildien. His   two  sislers  and  he made a splendid  first;  impres  siini  on  flic late of     the crew,  the company  assert that  the men knew that      a  stale of war existed when they signed      articles,   and      that   the  vessel  would pass  through the seas  patrolled  by warshins, and that they were  therefore     liable  to  be subjected   to  the experience  which' finally overtook  them.   ,11 is conten-'Icd, however, that,  the master- of   the vessel provided the  men with all the comforts necessary  to   their  welfare while   the  ship    lay  j frozen     in       and   that    in so doing  'it      fulfilled     all  obligations  to the.  ' crew.���������Colonist.  incut  for  the six-months'  hoist    will  lake place tomorrow.  Thc experience or carryVnig mails by  Canada  for  Western  provinces  shows  that they can be delivered a day and  a half earlier than at prcs.nt.     The  mails from the Virginian were taken  aboard a, special train at North Sydney at 10.47  this morning from the  crdiser  Canada,  which brought  them  from   the   Virginian.    The  Virginian  was  delayed one day by fog, otherwise the mails would teach Montreal  today.    As  it is, they will be half a  dav earlier than  bv New York.  ���������People in the Taiiana, csanitry ap-   three to four millr n.     The estimafc-  pear lobe doing well.    A Norwegian ed output at Dawson  for the    year  from Fairbhni-*s, Mr.  Holte hy,'name,is computed  at  ������9,000,000.  The  weather   has  been  very  warm  with  prospects at Fairbanks and es- j reside in this city.   The *.':o'ly will l.e   Up-COuntry  ami   those engaged in the  timates   the  year's  output at     from | brought here for burial once the con-   W()fl.  of  constnietion   have   bad    op-  sent  of  a coroner,   the  nearest       of    portunilv to becomiV no;i\iainteil with  whom is at Grand Forks, can be ob- t-ie L.ct       ���������-:������������������-���������  tamed, i  Tolstoy   is      in no sense a popular  writer,   yet  his   works  have   a wider  circulation than any -living writer, it  is said. Up 'lot-he present his books  have been printed in -15 languages.  Vancouver  Island  fishermen      who  have made catches of big-sized trout  will read (with interest thc following  paragraph taken'from  Crag and Canyon,  published at Banff, in its issue  of July  8th:   "Mr.   Sansom,  curator  of  the  park  museum,  captured  a 2G-  pound   trout  at  Devil's  lake yesterday morning.    The fish is 3 feet    3  inches  long-,   and  22 k  inches  around  the thickest part.   The lake is easily  mai'tataining  iic  reputation  for     big  fish.  llM'i.  ;!j':-- THE DAILY IEOGER
���"���"ublisued   every day except Sunday.
BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER
Offices,   Ladysmith and  Duncans
80  cents   a  month,    $5  per  year
ad**, ance.     Ad*.eitising rates on ftp
JUL"*!    1 I,   190.-).
the   c.Ci -,"u:J.       In   -such   instances     as
tli^M'  .l.\f,   t.i.e    ���-��..�� iiu . :,h   to vai-
..iii   t  e  iii-i       i lutiand  lias all   the
���Lilies,   i.ie-i.' l.irt-,c  wolIiI s laus h.oc
i cen  held   in iL'.tnl   \cais,   u-altd    in
in  the v ay of \ -dation     cf  grounds.
I bese aie \ery pietty and attiaclne
One  may sec  the   whole fan   in  a few
<ia\s,   ai.d   not   like St    Lt'iiis,   whcic
tl.eie   wetc  nine   miles   of  aisles     in
one   building.      In   an      instance  like-
thai,   one  would  gel  tired.
The giant  whirl,  in which Vancou-
in   \ei    j)c* 1 .le   are   luteiestcd,   is   meet
ing   with  secccss.     "Mr.  Malcolm    H
Sc-.uih is local managei, and Jless.s
A    1^   Alacnaughtoii and G.  G.  Bush
by are Luge owr.eis   'lhc concerns a*
manufactuicd   at   the  Es iuiiv.aU   Valine  Radwav  World in Victoria   Mi
II   II    Harwell,   well 1iio\\n in   Ven
CiHivcr   is   looking   after   th s   al traction
A   YancoiMoi   man  who has  leciul
ly  leiiui'ed   momi   Poitluid,  is  enthusiastic o\ei   the  fan
���"I hose people who say it i*- no
good, nc\cm saw it," was bis judgment jcstei.liii in .speaking of die
tup. "The exposition is now in fine
.sbaie, a..Jit is good in e\ciy pail.
Why, the Fuu-dry building alone is
wen lb 1 he piue ii admission, and the
niassnc limhei-. which have been used in the coiistii'.etion will hi.-elv
sl.md theie as an attiaclion in the
"It was also \ciy inteicsling to
mile the Klondike exhibition, whuh
I h.ue fa'Cii in the Yukon and h^.e
was one ol the shows on the Uail
hi en the wa> gold is iccovcic-d irom
thc eaith, and at this show, thc methods aie tvtly lopioduced NViih
real gold, too V noted milboii.uie
mmei of C.ililc-inin, who knew ���Hiip-
Hung  about   iiimiiig,   s\id   this     w', s
lbe Lest fed me oi ihe show and     it
ceiLntilv  is  an alliaclion  lo   see     i
big   elcait-Mp  (f  ahoid   f.lO,00(i   \ oi11-
of  go'd  and   uupgcls.     This  is   n.a
aged bv   Mi     R   P . Ritchie,   of   i*:i\
son,   but   foiieeilv  of  Yanfouvei
Then   these  is   the Carnival   cf \.-'
nice      1" have seen Venice, and the ie-
pioduttion  at   I'oitl.uid  is  very  U ���"���
News was brought by thc steamer
Tees of the return of the police constable at Alert Bay fiom an investigation into the finding of the remains of Hiram Nelson, a lone trap-
pet, ni his cabin on Adams river,
-.ajs the Colonist. The circumstances
of the finding of the body have al-
uady been briefly reported. It seems
from the investigation of ihe constable Ihat the unfortunate man had
evidently taken ill, and failing to attract attention by discharging his
idle���a number of bullets weie found
embedded in the walls of his cabin-
bad committed suicide by placing the
idle against his forehead and pressing lbe trigger with a stick, causing
the bullet to enter his forehead and
lifi the top of his skull. Nelson was
s.cm last at Aleit Bay Jin 1*��00, when
he bought     a i/.unt'ity  of pio-visions
J    Most  refreshing and exquisitely flavored iced drinks can be obtained at
, the Drug Store, High street.
O. E.    :���:       :���:-    -:���'       >-J
MMts in the Opera House 1st sad
e*rd TueedaT at 7.30 ���-���.   Worthy I
President, B   Forcimmsc;     Worthy j
Secretary, C. H. Rununlnsa.
Covering Old Surfaces
'Ihe His.t copv of the North Yun-
louvci lleilad, published by Messrs.
Egan and Pi ingle is at band The
piiblisbeis* aie haul vvoik'ing yo n!->
nev\s;a|ei men and we wish f em all
posM I Jr success North Vancouvci
is growing  by leaps  and   bouncb   | hard   tr 1">. They  found a letter  which
It is the Hiooklyn oi Vancouver,' ga\t. the idciilily of the unfortunate
andif Vancouver continue*, to pics- man, but nothing to show where he
I or,  so  will its subuihs,  among oili-   haikd   from.    Part  of  his provisions
We have just received a large shipment of the famous Melroie Liquid
Paints, the best on the market at
$1.75 per, gallon. Wc also handle Maple Leaf brand of     varnishes, buggy!
and returned to his cabin, -which, was ,liuuts,     etc., in fad we have every '
a consideiable    d (Stance from      any
neighboi,' and  approached  by   a sur-
Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawiag in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aad water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes er individually.
Ladysmith. B  C.
veyoi's tra.il from salt water. Coh-
���-Ub'l'j U'oolacott of ^lert Bay, hearing of ihe finding of the body in the
cabin, went with two assistants to
the scene of the suicide,  ha*.ing     a
en,,  North Vancouvci
Olf.cei Cassidy ie hi mail home from
', k tin i.\ tiiiv 'I I e sa.loi that h.-
t"o'. down to the capital is held urn
lui e\aimnation, when he thoioughly
sohtis   up
weie lound in  the cabin, thc evi
deuce at hand pointed to his having
committed suicide as he lay in his
aii'iik, The boly, which fas well pre-
sciuil, considering the "time since
death, was wrapped infhe blankets
which coveted it,  and given' burial.
thing to beautify the home,
Wallpapers    from  10s  to  $1.00 .per
Double Roll.
Painting arid paperhanging done at
reasonable rates, at
Under New Managment Vs
Hotel Wilson
Nanaimo, B. C.\
McKinnell & Woc^baiik^
Modern and     Strictly Tirst.Class.
Commercial Mens' headauaiten'.- -���
Fire Proof    Buildini.       '    -
Canadian Pacific
��������������� ������������������������������ ���������������
Tickets en Sale To and From all European Pour's ~
AT LOWEST RATES     ;    '���''.-
For SailingiDates, Rates and full information,
8C Govt.  Street, Victoria B.C.
Dist. Freight ��fe. Pas's. Agt.
'"'"   THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.   ,
\ ������.-.love is being lafflevPofl for the
"cneM. of i\h K. Williams, bette.
iiiown as "Li.clc Ned," who is now
. t the Kamlcops homo for pinnies
u is lo give tbe obi man a Utile
��� octet   money.
'Ihe- mouldings -and inside lc-rr-bei
ior the New Wr-stcwi Bar, v;r,�� iva'i-
.'aetuied by ihe 1 advsmith Lmnbei
o , at Fuidick's U is 1 roi.oi no.M
t'c finest quality of any finishing
lumbei ever gotten out 111 this sec-
l.oii.     It is pcifect lumber
Newly fitted up and
Good tahle-i and good
Board at reasonable
The bar is extra
Light or Heavy Teaming
Wood and Bark for Saie
BUGGIES  FOR HIRE v*--*.   *.���   S'ee-T. KEMP,  01   lea**e orders       at
Leigli'-s Transfer Stablev^
(T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)
One block frost C.P.R. Depot and
steamboat wharves. Newly' res-orated uni re-modslled. Rates $2 per
day. Corner Oranvllle and, Hastings
streets   Telephone,  1-4.
Fiom      this date tbe undersigned
will not he responsible (or any indebtedness     incurred except on      a
wiitteu order'signed by "the secretary
Rowland Maehin.
Non Personal Liability.
Victoria, B. C, May'18th, 1905.
-  .--��� Ratee ?1.25 nrid$l.50���
Free sua to all eteamboat landings and
railway depots.   Electric car* every llvt
���sinut-ei te all parts of  the city.   Bar
and table unexcelled.
*   F. BAY'SE8, Proprietor,
Fletcher Bros.
Dealers In	
Pianos and
Organs ..
l.a.1ysir.ttti, B.C.
Merchant Tailor
*    *.
One Dollar Per Day.
Gooff Table, Geed Bed and Gh��ed Bal
(Halt Black (rem Depet.)   "_
GAT ACRE  STREET-  - La-dys-Bit*:
The comfortable way-
I adsymith
^W\-   -  p*-
B. C.
R. Williamson Prop
ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C,
I'  Public Notice
U Attention is called to tbe      fact that the
I Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,
S inakors of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUrt kave fer. same Ume
p��.st beer, producing flour in a '-'astly improved and purified form
by  Uie aid of ELECTRICITY
and  having secured control  of    j-H tbe basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising   the  public   that any   unauthorized users of tha eleetrieal    (lour purifying processes  will be pro-
Ogilvie Flo-ur Mills Compauy Limited
are tiie  only     Miillorsi;jL Ca-attda whoae iFSotir i*
purif-.ad by tli�� eloc-ii'io pi'oossa
"1 Ii is   Hotel   haai    been  completely roaovated.
yoarcl  and louring $1.00 per day.
f'.ar   Supplied' witb   the   Host
Linuors and riitars.
1st Avenue
:-: Ladysmith B.C.
��� * ���*��� a
Done Promptly and
%mf '���
Se ^V 4/i,
Som�� Grown Be JEmported
���ARDSN,    FIELD     and FLOWER
'   SBEDS.
Fer Spring planting.    Eastern prices
er less.    Catalogue free.
3910 Westminster  Road, Vancouver.
Are You "
Going East
The* be sure your tickets read   via
Passengers can leave Victoria daily!
at 6.45 p.m., or 9 p.m., where close
connections    is    made to all points 131
Smelting Worksat
Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea
Sineral Manager.
Smelter Managir.
"���**������   W..SILER.
, ,   ,,    ��� _       - j . im v
Letts erders at tbe. A bboteford.
:-:���: Best in the City >-:-J
RATB8 $t.<* V-SR DAY
SA.UM.B. a��OM4
1 r
\ - Best aeoomedatien in town.   Splendid bunting and fishing in near Tioinlty."
A. JMcMURTRIB, Proprietor " LADYSMITH, B. O.
"Famous Flyer" leaves "Seattle-8 a'.m
(,Fast Mail" leaves Seattle'.,. 8-p.m
3  nights  to Cbicago.
on or address
Seattle, Wash.
71 CLeverasmt st
Victoria, B.C.
F ricB Young
Tie only  line  bow  making    UNION
DEPOT    connectioas at ST. PAUL
and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       tbe
tit rough    trains    from    tbe    Pacific
BETWEEN ���      -
For cemplete information ask your
local agent or write,
(Jena-Gal  Agent,
720 2ald Are., Seattle.
���^���-((���^���^���^���^e^e^e^e^e^e ���*���*-,.. ��-T,*;he^o^e^e^e?3e}#3p5i
WM.. MIINSIB, President
J. W.  COBURN, Man. Sireetec
The   Ladysmith Lumber Co  Ltd.
MILLS. AT  FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���Shingles a  Specialty.
���Mannfactnrers     of���
Routh and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,
Shingles, .Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.
Mi  Kiln  Dried  Flooring     and FinUblnc    Lnmeer ia   Stock.
Paid-upi Capital, $0,700,000    \   Reserve Fund, $3,500,000
B- E. WALKER, Geaaral Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Mana-par
Cor.  Governaient
Victoria, B. C-
and  Yates Sts-r
Trains Daily
.: ��� "���i; .,; , leeuKD at the followinq rates:
$5 and under...:......' ....;... 3 cents
Over $5 and not exceeding $10...... 6 cents
\"   $i#       " " $30...... 10 cents
.,'"' $3��       " " $50...A. 15 cents
: These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C iiada of a Chartered Bank
(Yuken excepted), and at the principal banking: point:, u the United States.
Weootiabuc at a kixsd rat�� a
They form aa e,xeelle-ot method of remittin   small sums of mosey
";..     with safety aud at small ;ost.
W.  A.  CORNWALL,  Mana-p
One of which "is the laraous "North
CoMt Limited,'' Ride.on it always.
Up-to-date Pullman and Te-urist
sleepen on all trains. Through tickets issued to &U: paints East and
South, also Pullman tiokeita 'issued
and berths reserved.
Only direct" route te Yellowstone
Park. Cheap rates from all points
East) from March 1st to Maly Iftth.
Steamship tickets on sale te all
European pointB. Very low rates
now in effect. Cabin accoiiimodation
reserved by wire.
For further particulars call at the
offl  or phone No. ���45S,
A.G.P.A., N.P.,        General Agent
Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C
Repairing and -making te order   a
1st Avenue,   Ladysmltn, B. C.
���est accesmedatien fer transieht
md pernaanent. hoarders and- lodgers.
This new Hetel has been conifer L-
aMy furnished and the bar Is up-te-
��>te. Rates %!;%% a day and up-
w *��rd3.-     '   '    ���
&>tlM*dt >< r-���: :��.-��; )��: Ludyamith
Confectionary el all kijids.
Orders taken for Pastries te be delivered at any time.
Employment Agenef,
OrdeiB will be delivered anywhere
ia the city promptly and at the lew*
est possible prices.
Leave orders at Qhrietie's, on tut
J AS, WAS-NQ-et, ^ DAlLYy.Er-GER  p......... .-���������   .** Plans,  Specifications and De-   *"  ������������������ tails     furnishes! for all kinds   ������������������  ������������������ of work ia the CARPENTER   ������������������  ������������������ Line  ������������������ C  B.  ROBELEE,  Carpenter  ������������������ and Joiner,     2nd are, Lady-  ������������������ smith, B.  C.  AND  NOTICE.  Persons feund using our Patent  Battle or Stoppers after this notice,  wHl be prosecuted.  RUMMING.BR0S.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  Its   Great   Resources  ;.������:-������,  [> -  No part of British Columbia today oilers so many aSvantaeas to the.,;  investor as dor* VANCOUVER ISL AND.  Its vast and varied natural wealth has never been ds jet ���������Sjoreughly^  a������������Mciated by reason of the tact Ihat it has never been Rioraleatly' laiaT  Before the public. ���������-"   ���������  COAL GOLD      ���������*  TIMBER ^ SILVHR ;  *  FISH '    IRONX  ��������� ''  "   ,  GAME COPPER.  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  ��������� ^ wtt .-.".y y+;. '*'7.'&i -!'  l.V:'.-.  Its land, when properly cleared,   will grow almost any product of the  g-eil-known to man,  WHEAT      .m / VEGETABLES        * ... APPLES,.  #ATS of PRUNES,  RYB ' . \ **   ~ ALL  KINDS PEAR6  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL     FRUITS    AND     BERRIES,  The Canadian Pacidc Company will adopt a literal land .aoliey, and  i|> 1,508,009 acres cos I rolled by them will he dispoaetfo! 6n"rea'son-_  ble terms te actual settlers.  *over������o-*n> lands-can le secured    and     meney.ean he made by those  wjso daeire a new home in a country   possessing the ��������� ,  -  "GALEDOMAN"  Leads Them    All  i  W QUALITY  TITLED WORKHOUSE INMATE  AND HIS MARRIAGE  Sir WUli.iiii Gordon Macgregor, thatSir "William nvas 1o leceive  Bait, has died at liristol, aged 59. J -������5,000 in cash on 1he wedding day,  Tiie  death  of  Sir William  brings     a ��������� But   this   ariangeninit  fell     Ihiough  s-'jgiilai   romance   to  an-end.      Sue.  ceeilinn ins  father  in  the baronetev.  ��������� because  the  lady    looked   for a) duke,  anh   would   accept no   one   with     an  the late baronet who was born at  B^thamsall, Notts, and educated at  Hai ley bury, experienced a series of  \ieissitildes which resulted in his being admitted a patient at Ihe Bubi-  led Hospital, Wfcodford, an'd his  ti ansference, in October, 1<902, from  that institution to the West Ham  woi Lhcuise. He was ill, and was  placed in the infirmary. Previously,  he had resided at Leytonstone, where  he lived on a small annuity which  was said to have ceased upon the  death of a brother, General Mac������re-.  gor.      That a baronet     was  ah    la  in 1S79, when he was 30 years of age [ inkrior title. Soon after this disappointment a lady called at the  workhouse, induced him to take lus  discharge, and to trau'l with her lo  Bristol. She was the deputy of hoi  t.ister, who hail become mtciestcd iu  his strange story. l-)e met thits lady, and th'ey had a long conversation  After il, preparation^ were made,  it is said, for their inairiagc, and  Sir William spoke of ilie change of  bis prospects to hi;-, friends. Jmt a  hitch occurred; again Die liaioncl. was  disappointed. Howevci, lortiine had  not deserted him. '1 he lady who  had     acted as     deputy icnewcd    uc-  -:o:  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Lta  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VIOTGRIA, >< :������������������ :-s .-*  :���������B.C.  BE5T CLIMATE  In the World  ���������J-HTB BAILY LEDGER, La'dysmi th, will supply any information  oh-  taia^Me  to those  who contemplate  a visit with a view of investment if  ce'sdi'tiohs are found as advised.  rs the .centre of .the great coal m ining    district;     a "beautiful Harbor,  Whete han^relHs of great colliers come in  eaeb  year:  male of a workhouse, soon became; qaiaintanee with him, and on Aoril  known, and Sir William iec.ei-.e-d doz {5, H'03, she married him at the  ens of *dcttcrs from sympalliiseis, ' Southmead regislry ollice. After the  and many ,r-lTcrs of marriage from la- j cerempny they went to live at <"'lif-  dics whose hearts had I ecu touched , ton. Sir William was I lie son of  by his'misfortunes., A west-end ma-.; the Rev.' Charles M-a<-pjp-',<ir, ol < u?  trimonial agency opened communica-'', time vicar of SwaKmv, lines., and a  tion with him, and the head of Die,'minor can en at Rrislol Cjilhedial.  concern had an interview -with the , The first baronet, Sir Pol rick, an  baronet. He was told that a weal- Inverness doctor, who siibsei||ucTiUy  thy American was willing to pay 3 ccamc Scrgranl-surgeon to Ocor^c  ������2-1,000 for the privilege of marry-, IV., received the title iu 1828. Sir  ii'ig a titled. Englishman. Ultimately ( William is succeeded hi ihe (illc by  an agreement was prepared by sol- hisnephew, Syril Patrick Mnecregoi*,  icitors,     in    which it was stipulated   who was horn   in  1SS7<  jr^.!.^^.J..K<-4-N-'4---'f^*--H^  ?  +������������������  *'���������  j-  4-  i  *  *������������������.*���������  4-  4-  a  4  NANAISVIO,   B. C.  flanufacturers of the  t  BEST   oE.E������H  In |Brit?sh Columbia  Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed ���������Brewed  from the Best Canadian Malt Run Hops  ���������w^i--^-**^-^**-^*^  T  ���������f-  -v  ->  ���������������������������  <���������>  ���������>  ���������A.  liners' Drilling Machines,  Made te order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened  by us always gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Shipsrriithing    in aJ1     its   Branhea  rlorseshoers and Genera? Blacksmitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    -  Ladywmitli,  B  LADVSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE      LINE     FROM    VICTORIA  TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow iiitimportance as  the Island is  "developed. .   -  Subscribe for and  read  THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.\  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Oiir Bar is newly flttedup aud well supplied and is in charge or  .    J05. PELLIGRINELLI  FOR DISPOSAL7 OF MINERALS.  ON DOHilNION LANDS IN  MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST  TERi  JtlTORIES     AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  ���������t -f 10 per aeire* foe seft coal and $20  far anthracite. Not more than 320  acres-ean be acquired by one individual or eonspany: Royalty at the rate  of tea eents par tan of 2,000 pounds  shall be eolleeted .on the giaas out-  aat.  Quart's���������Persons of eighteen years  aad over and joint stovk companies  heldiag fate niaers- esrUfieates mar  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free nisei's certificate'is granted  lor one'ar more years, not exceeding  ttve years, upon payment in advance  $7.50' per annum for aa 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  1,30-0x1,300 leet by marking out the  same with two legal posts, hearing  looation notices, one at each ead - on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim ahull * be recorded within  fifteen days if located within tea  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 $11)0 must be expended  oa the claim each year or paid te  the nsiaing reeoTder in lieu thereof,  when $300 has beea expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase th**-* land  at $100 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of     the Interior to  locate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the \ukoa territory, of an  area not exceeding too acres.  The patent" lor a mining location  shall provide for the payment ol a  Royalty of 2& per cent, ot the sales  of the products of the location.  placer     Mining���������Manitoba and  tbe  N.W.T., excepting the Yukon Term  tory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square,      entry fee$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  thewan River claims are either  bar  or beach, the former  being 100    feet  long aad extending between high and  low water mark.  The latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to thc  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where iWaui power is usee,, elaims 20i 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 ia  the discretion of the Minister of Che  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined te the  submerged bed     or bars of the river  below  low water marie, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who "may receive,  entries for bar  diggings or bench claims, eccept on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where   the  lessee may dro-j-da to high water mark  each alternate leasehold.  The  lessee shall  have a dredge  in  operatien within one season from the  date ef  the lease for each five* miles,  but where a person  or company   hae  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or frac-,  tion, is sufficient.   Rental,  $10     per  nnuni for each rnile ot river leases.  Royalty at the i'ate of 2} per..cent,  collected  on  tiie 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 I������ssee-s right is coafined to the"  submerged bed or bars, in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position en the  istday of August in the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge ia  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for'  each five miles within six yea<.s from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and $10 per mile tor  each subsequent year. Royalty, tame  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in the Yukon Territory���������Creek, - gulch, river and hill,  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  e-egtb, measured on tbe base line or,  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width being from l'OOO to 2,900,  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250 feet square.  Claims are marked by two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be .'obtained within ten miles- of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten hiiles or fraction.  . The person 'or company : staging s  claim must hald a free; miner's oarli-  ficate.  The discoverer of a hew mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists ol  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall 'be  chargen, the rest of tbe party ordinary  claims  only.  Entry fed, $10.   Royalty at the rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the gold shipped from    'the  fulion Territory to be paid to     tbe  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     anv  number .of "claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership by filing "notice and paying a fee of $2.00.   A claim  may    be  abandoned and another obtained     on  the same creek, gulch or river by gif-  ng notice aud paying a fee.  Work  must  be done  on a claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate  that w'ork has      been  done must be obtained each year;     il  not, the claim >l*il be deemed to   be  abandoned,  and    open  to occupation  and entry by a Tree miner.  The boundaries of a claim may  defined absolutely by having  made  and publishing  notices  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 Miuit.'.er  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on the laml  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width shall not exceet.  thrre limes the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactorily establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 6-10 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to tho prospector at the rate of $.1.00 per acre a:.'"  the remainder of the tract reservsy  namely, 1,280 acres will be soU  at the rale of three dollars an  acre, subject to loyalty at such rate  as may be specified by ordar-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of tho Interior.  Department of the Interior, w    .  SATISFIED  WITH THE  SALMON    RUN.  Mr.   Aemilius   .Jarvis,   of  Toronto,  vice-president of   . the B.C.  Packer-!'  Association,   and  Mr.  W., I [.. lUrl'ur,  KQiicral   manager,   returned  from    the  north on the steamer Camosun,   and  reports  the run  of salnicii as satisfactory.   "It  has not  been   .'eiyj.-.'jn  jet,-"   Mr.   Jarvis   remarked    hut  it  has been of sufficient  proportions    lo  please all  those connected  vitii   'lie  packing industry.   Unless it   -tecs   j'i  short,  a good   pack  will he put up."  ���������News  Advertiser,  100,000,000  BUSHELS  IN MANITOBA.  Winnipeg, Alan., Suly 13. ��������� The  agent's weekly crop reports received  at the Canadian facific Railway oi.  1,1'ice today indicate a most satisfactory condition of the growing gi.nn  of thc province. "Many points le-  port that the wheat is fully headed  out, and from- cv&vy porhf'i of llfo  provincc come most cheering statements regarding the condition of tbe  crop this year No damage has been  ��������� lone by rain and theie has been no  damage done by hail in any part of  the province. From all indications,  it appears that Mr. Wh.ytels estimate*  of a total yield of ,100,011(1,000 bushels will not be fai short of llicinaik  A man in New  Jersey  wants    the  court to jhavc lum kjMed immediately  with     the .same axe he uiscd to" kill  lus  wife with.       tha     judge   should  promptly  make   the order.  The    buggage  and  parcel   oiLveiy  drivers   in Chicago   rcfr.&Al   to   stiike  when so   onlet'cd  by   the  teamsters'  Join ti  council'.   T.liey  say   they     have  seen enough.of thc'Slrik.e.  With-more than 100 indictinenls for  bri'Lery   and   blackma'i  ban,*,in-;'   i\jr  their heads, some of the deader*-; h.ue  concluded  to call va halt-in the i.'.'n  go labor troubles, *nd see-how much  truth there is  in the threats.  be  a survey  in    the  Ivtuniloops now claims that   ho,-cityi  is  underlaid  with/Coal  thai, gives only  two per cent, -ish, ami possessing  the     best  possible ipialilicalions  lor  coke.  DSD IT EVER STRIKE YOU ?  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT  ie  where  the  slaughtering     is  done locally?   We are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send t������,  and     c*n    GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to be FRESH AMD CLBAN  PAN NELL   &    PLASKETT  STFVEN5 BLOCK,  GAT/.t-R-3  .-S/kE^T  LALYflWlTH  at  .- *+--*m-w*--H-4--^^  t  T    ���������  '' 'xo/" -:..  ���������t. '-.���������f'V-  LAD'/SMITH TRANSFER CO. x +  t       PIANOS,     ORGANS . AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV-       t  t HD PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY. t  |       Stahlos in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.     Leave oraers at   the    X  r Abbots ford. "J  X WILLIAMS AND W-X3J-1? r  ���������M -4>������i������������������ 4 4-������-������4-������-f-!>-������ --+++-*���������-������--(--* 14+4.4.+++++ +^+++++++-^+4+.++++  ��������� w*u*^ a���������wT-x-rrrwiM-aw  j CHAIR and COUCH ^  COMFORT        I  Everyone lov:s a cornfortadle chair.   We a1! .;  prefer a good chair, one that   won't   fall to  pieces, ia fact, a reliable chair.    Our present J  selection has nsver been equalled, not by us, ���������*  "   ROCKERS  >   fTaidwood,       and you know our stock is alv/ays broad in  '-%  I   &0$3Ceacli'iSl1     CH0-CE, STi-LE, and QUALITY. |  r COUCHES  i Strong, well-made  Tapestry cov- Jj������  ered Lounges ?7  ^~L   '11F      1   20 stvles from th s   %  ^v&L^-Zp I *��������� .IB  C03BLER SEATROCKERS, price $2 5o  1 POLISHED OAK ROCKERS, Embossed!  I Leather SeatSj very fins chairs "at $4.00j  | CANE SEAT  ROCKERS,   Golden   Q?^*  $4.00  | HARDWOOD Dinin8 Chai-s. from $1.00  3 CANE SEAT Dlru.g Chairs, $1.35 to 1 75J  See Cataloogue for Styles  pi ice up to $25  "?  ���������LI  g'aa^g^^Bag-s^-aBES^-ag-^^iss-a^^  It     is reported     from Libau  that  when the  mutineers were to be shot  hy   order  of the government,   the   iir-  ing  party,   instead  of shooting      the  cojDclemiied men, turned their ignns upon   the ollicers  and   killwl   atk>-/eJi   or  mo-re of  them. A serious  ccmllicl   i'u-  Kiicd iu \which 2'1 C-ossacks were killed before order was restored.  pAiNTiNa,  t>\?ii     ri\Na! ,v  ETC.  H.O. MILES  Contract)!*  arid Biiii-i^r  Work  done  properly  and  al      right-  prices.     Shop  and  residence  in  rear !  |  of Ladysmith  liotel. j REPAIRING   of  all   krads   promci-*V  J. E. SMITH,  Prop,     j  MAR1HF.D   1\   HASTf'J  ��������� AND START ON JOURNEY.  George Howard Koist, a clerk in  Ihe' Bastion Shoe store on Yoiigc  stree, Toronto, raised his wage  iheuAie from ?; 12.00 lo ^l,*20fl, cashed iu, took his girl along amd it is  supr.osed that they arc now on a  wedding tiip clown in New York  Slate.  attended tc.     Shop oa G-fttaore    ������  IDS  FAITHFUL 1)00  STAYED IVY T-IIM.  The harking of his faithful dog,  from Satiinliiy iiniil Thursday, led  tc the fiiidiiig of the dead hody of  ��������� lolin Mayors, of Nelson. Mayers fell  over a 100-fool, clilT when waiuleriiig  demented through the country near  Sloean 'Cunction. Mayers was a  widower and leaves four small children.  J.PIEBCTJUID CO.  WHOLESALE DRYQ0ODS.  Victoria, B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  I   IRONCLAD BRAND  ���������f  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC  g|      -p I $MB I**! (  Solicitor,   Etc.  st.'Avenue -    -      LADVSWIT  Ladysmith   femp't No. 5  Rathboae  Sisters moeti  In the Oddfellow's hall  2ad and 4th Tnestlay  at 7.30  p.  m.  Mrs.  Kate Tate,   secret-ary  JS catmarket  i  LADYSMITH B. C.  '-*��������� Xnytf-^  The sale oi  Goods' Juiiuture ataUs  in  today.  a***.  ������&^Nj������-^^  4sti  Rev.   R    J    Bow en  went down     to  .Victna  cm   the   moiinng's   train.  i'n.  and  Mis   Ai.iMin,  ldi  Xanaimo  th s   moi niii!!.  foi   alnpto  Poitlaud   '  ���������: -i\:;i.s*ses- \V0cwlmai1 and l.Iaarer, Na-  'riii.iiiio teacdiers^ arc: spending- - their  'vacation  at. .l!p.ri'ison.���������;.������������������   :..  Mrs! Ji. Mickmaii and * Mrs.;-'John  ��������� Bi-xoii and families-'left Nanaimo this'  ���������ironiing for Dawsoja-, where Messrs.  .l:jic.lcmaii and "Di'vcin now, arc. ���������  Five hundred new. Novels just arrived at Knight's ),o^k store,'15 aml;20  cciii.s- each. Call and make your\ selection, "before 'they   are pic-Iced  over.  Ales'"!-,.      151.ni   1*.    \.l.im aie  busy  ienio\ nj;   Ihe   slock   lec-uiHy   bought  fr..ui 'led.Ik- A.  Cu 110111 the Williams  bliii.ii   lo  then   own  jiiemiscs.  Application*;' for   posit-foiis   on   the  lo^-al ; I'hool si all" are, pouring in.'jraji-  iclJy.    Alr.-a.dy Three; *:,B., A.'s" ��������� have  wilti( 11 For  th;;,appointment, of  pr.iu-  ci*al. .      '".-'   ,. ���������  ^_o���������  ' ,,A ���������meeting of tire, ways and ��������� means  . committee of the  local  football club  '"will" lie. held in -the checker club  ..rooms   oil.-"next   Sunday- afterlioqii at  2   o'clock.   .-..    .���������'..-"���������''-." ,,;  '���������'  .';.; ;���������' *���������;;.'.r -y..  This afternoon the Rev. Boyle is  -giving ,thb"nieinbei-s:.of ���������he;.l>uesbytcr-  ian Church Boys' Brigade,''a. pic-nic.  acr<-s;x ;;tiie bay, ,',' -.Altogether, there  ar,; 28 boys iii the- brigade ami grant  ed a fine. Ji-flernoon-,- iio.'.-j.'iubt. a very  ;ol!y   lime.'..will  he--sptiit..-. .-.;,.'-  DUNCANS  TOWN-SITE EXTENSION  . \-  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  ��������� A small .aiea has been laid ofl   in town lots which aie no w offered  al.  LOW   PRICKS   AN   D ON  E V.HY( TERMS.  The  futtiic  of   the  Cowiehan      Disttict   and   Vancouver   Island  will   evree.l   e\pecLilifms   an.I   Ibis  is a rood  rlntic-r  -,      -> safe and  piolUalile   111*. c-1-1 men!  HEE PLANS AND PRICES  Agents, J. STF.WART J. H  WHITTOME  ���������f  Ladysmith,   V.   I. Duncans,      V.   I.  ���������' f-fyfi V*ffi-'~''Mri������  SPECIALS  CO') "pans   Amcncan   Duchess  w  and other makes shoes  Regular . .. . $3.73  ladysmith Bw! Bute)  SPECIAL  $2.00  9.r>  White,   Black  and   Colored  BLOUSES in Linen, Mailing,  Pi������liie���������Beau 11 f u 11 y   11 i m med  Regular . !f>2 75  to ?'L  SPECIAL $1.50  35     Do?   PRINT P.LOUSES,  all  colois,  regular   , .      .ff>;.  SPECIAL 35c  {'.^^'^���������^."���������t&hzi^yi^&^'^yf&ttfiz?  ������5.*-r.*"'*������-^-������f^P,������!^'KA*-.-^-.  ���������vy^-yvi 1<>!  Oiiieis   taken   foi   picscmng   wisp-    SA*iS   IH'I.kLKY   TRAIL  175      pair   Children's   Heavy  R*l/bed    Cotton     and     Wool  HOSE, sixes from  J A  to 5.  SPECIAL 15c  L'auuch and Pleasure Boats of*' al)  "desciiptions for Hire. - Boats* built  to ouler anil Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  IIARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  Priiif for  --JS���������&-  bcilus di  Simon Lcisei   A Co,  Ltd  IS  IMPASSABLE.  Aid   C.  Gaidiner Johnson,  of Van-  ���������.������������������'ilessrs-.-.-'-Smith,-' Sloan, 'MacP-C'iiald,,  Gr.pn, McBride, Oliver, Aitken-'Man-  son. ami; aTiossl; oL other, politicians,  are doing earnest'. w/:-rk iiu ; ATb-orni  dis', rict.    -Frorn  all  reports,    obtain-  '���������v.'M-rs. K. L'.' Reynolds - rcturn'cirl; home  last evening from a three weeks' vis-  able, it -looks very much as though,'! it. to h i\, molher, Mrs. Win. Cart-  Ait ! en"-wciiild 'win  the seat, although"! wridiI,   Vancouver.    Miss  M. . Wocxl  'Mr. rAlaiis'oii's-^l'rieiuls ilo liot.'J.y any  means,   concede   this ..to-be   the case.  ..-'.'"' Dr. IVoyce, the well-Known, lecturer  of Winnipeg,     will   visil.   Ladys-'mith,  -hiicV'.ho'kl .services: in  the- Presbyterian  Church oir'the- 27th   inst.    I-r.  Boyce  cs .-joiiring the. Province, .endeavoring"  to 'get twenty-five s-Uuleu'ts   for;    his  "chui'i.-li.' lie has\already got. five. in  the east cjf i-lle; Province:    . Dr. Boyce  'is   a professor   of   the   University,    of  ���������jMaii'iiiolia.. and Manitoba College. ''.'-,"'  See   the  notice -a  anothei   column  calling   fin   appl caias   [01   pun ipal  and  sew'ial   teacheis   foi   ihe   Lady-    ooim.1,   who   has--just 'returned    from  ���������-milb   schal       ' the North, says .that the  many     111-   o  tending  settltis  for  the Bulkley vai-  Cluel 'Thomas, of Kurei Island, is ley ale -stalled at Bella Coola be-  maliii <r cjiiile a sLi\ 111 njic citj He cause ol the L.ck of a projier trail iii-  eniovs (he sights, the nllfiSP aiitl bus- land fiom that point. He states that  lie (I  ������i!\   life. , hetomciscd   with   n mimfcei   of   pco-   ���������  j*le .11  Bella Coola who had intcnde<l  Jo     Lei������h   is  b'iec;iii{;   down      his   fto-nij, into Uie  Bultley   valley  to sei-  hois-s  fiom   Duncai s,      whcie     they    tie     Aia.iy  ol   thjm  bad   taken   their  haw   been  at  pasture,   to   again   en-    household cliects and  farming   imple- ,  g.ifte  ip   tcun  woik  in  thccil) j ineiits  lo  Bella Coola in the etpecta-   ���������:���������*���������  1 lion  t.hal   they couhl pack  into   the  Bui! lej  fiom theie. v A" I rail, 01 rath-  ei   an   anolog> 'foi   one, vdocs   exist,  but  lao'inu; any quantity of supplies  o\er      it   s  a\irtual   impossibility.   I  Bella ( onl a  leople,   who  are  trying  to  bioni   that   loule tx)  the  lhilklev, '  +!������������������������������������:���������.  DRYSDUE-STEVJKSCN  Co/  Ladysmith  SSk.1  w01 lu      ,*ctonip.inicd   Mi,.   Re\iiol,ls  hemic ui .11 iv.il   "  \T THE ABBOTSFORD.  J    \.ci\ai,   Extension.  0 (ii.ih.im,   Extension  j    J S    Fietihv,   Nanaimo.  J Ciilpin,  TcMcalo  O K    Kisch,  \'..ncoinei  J J    Wlia'ien,  V.mcoinei  aie much  incrn.-ved ovoi   the  pooi con  ditioii  < f  the  11 ail.  TO  CO TO  BUCKLEY  VALLEY  TRY QUESXEILE ROUTE.  ��������� ''."���������Al'der-maii   Nicholson   owns ���������several  .ot!) "in;-one  of tlic  tciwusitos  of    the  ���������Al!.i*rii;ir(iist-ricl. Tic' has  gone     ,up  .to see'-'what condition (ihe.  fences, are  in. Alderman  lieVei-idgc  owns: ii  .i;rm    l)ail.v  als;> in that (lis-l.-rict, and     c- -iroiiig!  Many people who started in hy way  ol   I'ella   Coola   to  p,o     (hrotigh     to",  Fine'ill v   \ alley,   aie  not   able,  owing  " to  tie    tonchtion     of thc  'has-been'  TK    L.uh.smiih   Wateiwoik.s    Com-    t'-il        H  is     so     o\eigrown with  pan.   i.ileud  buildine; an office 111    ihe   Luisb and  Idled up with fallen" trees., ���������  town  shoitU      'Ihe sue .selected    l,v   I kit     it is impassable.   Theie is no  j  Sup!   hi ,i-���������i ison.Kolwts SI ,     -and   f'.oc I  u-.ison  u!i\   people who wish to '  if  lliis   1-,  satisfacloiy  to   tic     coin-   .'io  to f'utr*ley   \'-illey by. Jiaii should  uncleis loi   the consti uelion  ol    ii< >t   s,o  up llu  C.^i^ko.-  mad ���������     fiom (  fie I��������� ��������� 111.1111 <->,  will Lo  invited  in a few   A-Micnm     t'en   in l.\       ihe   wav     of  (Jncs!,, 1      li    .s   a li ng   ionic.       but  do\ 11   10  sec   lh.i.1   Ihe  tli.stle ei op is   I'a'>s  da\s    TI ���������>  sil * srlfck-d  is   nd'oinin*,     one   li.,\c!r.l   lv      n.an\   ���������pios-joctois'  Mr    iS'iilioIfeon's propci(v. .md   olheis*  eieiv  seasoiv  all. destroyed' aecoriiiiig  to. law, and  'both admit- that Ihoy  arc  aware   oi  the. fact   that   there  is .an   eiect'.on 0:1  in Aliieriii.        :'''"' "*     ���������  TO OUR LADYS1ITH CUSTOMER?  Conditions  are. such thai,  we  find   if,   to     our  advantage  to close  out!  0111 biisinrss in LaiLsmilli     'I his,   we icniet,   as   our   relations   ha\c   been  .... ..       ^w..   _ 11  IN TODAY'  RED   PLUMS  EOci   PLUMS  RLII'   PLUMS  PEACHES  -���������r  A PR) COTS  PEARS  APPLES  ORANGES  BANANAS  ,\V/V������'ERMELONS  LEMONS .  FRL'Ml TOMATOES  rJ;:-*sXi. -���������-���������Kit*fiaaaai?J8aaj'^j!-iqB^-i-f^  Lea1, e \oui   oidei.s  for  PRKSRRVINO     R VSPBER-  R1ES.  "       OAT ACRE ST.  ���������asaaaaa^yUa-aaB^^HBHH  CLii*r.lNCi   (M'l        BKVMTl   STORE  Mi ssi h    .1    II    Oi'O.I  .111.!  Company,  of  Naii.uiim,      have  miided   lo ck,se| 1P0SL j,iCasriMt  with' oui  customers a nil      friends     We have  sold oufoiir  out   Iheu      fuiniluic  business in   tl'.is j siod,   ,im|   uiteiesis   -m   ihe   busine-.s     to   Messis    Ulan   &   Adam    We  l>e-  citj        1 hi-.\  b.ne ip*-iiiilIl.1   \>i   'iea-| S1)t.i(|v fm   Uicm   with our eiiilonvis    the     same good  Ileal men!   that  we  gue   lo sell      ciui i.i!\llung  in  stock! have 1-v < u ul   while   In   business  line  at . < 1i..l!      losl    *-o  thc\   will at   Un*  BLAIR AND .DIM.  !|  'PHONE 2-L  LADYSiMFTi.t.  end .of J-liis"-...present mouth haie no  Uioi'e."t():]!ack,up'-fl!aii they 0:1.11 possibly "'asold. 'this sale will- gn-e the  resit!e.niii--i>--ii l.aoysinith a .gi'^'at op-  porliiii'ii-y Co I'nriiisii up with'what  iJiey are" becking. Rale stalls on  Friday moining. "i'ou are advised io  .be c:ii dec'1 early and get your choice.  A l-'iol; al the prices will convince  you. 'that they are. meaining'liiisines.s.  See hand hills "now-'being distributed  /vll over Ihe cily.  ��������� ',..   ���������-0���������  - m '!' at Camp  RECREATION.  Th- |ici>pl<> earnped a mik- down the  3>eac: fi-o-m Lnvn si ill ehiiin to he  enjoy, rig life, and thai the fish have  Dot ,;,-i'.,i! (.���������',.i in t; e- tiny- Alc.-.Si.s.  jCow.'. . . 11 i "lidrrav iii.ikc daily jiil-  jgrimf: ,-,':; -.0 i.h-e .c-it-y, retun.'i'iig loyally i-.i 1 Jji-j 1- mo.si   --ju-iru'rs at nig'hi.  THE   ONLY   YKT���������  MAY IT Bl*; A TIE.  Thf only election- 1,-ei so lar us  linide jiiiiili.- on tin A Iherni . ch-c-iion  f'giil. i>. un-of MN-bils each. A Ledger ;;. r:-;,,' |i;;s tl.e iio.ii'.*.', and lio|)e.s  the light may l.e a lie. The Ait.'.-.en  uuui is, .( v.-ell-kuciwu LiulvsmiUi al-  dc.rm.H!;   i!:e :\l:n:on  Mmn, n.  Nnii-.iiiuo  llRWf--;!!'  r   m-'.-i.        It.'  is i i:ly    fair      tl)  aildfiai   llu-   AMl-.en   n.-11   wan led   to  bet flu* oll.-ii- lwci-1-iis of  the dollar, I  bu't'f-:-   Ivtii 1 >.-;<:-11  iiiiin   v.-e-.i" eiK-cl,  V.e 'haul von foi all past fa\cns, while ieoifKing the severance of i  Iiiisiii1"-s lies, whicli ciicumslances make necessary Settlements with |  out (iistomeis will le m.ide at the piesent stole of -T W. Ileddle & '  Conipanv,  nu111   further notice ���������  Resnerf fullv,  W. T. HEDDLE   CO.  Williama' Bl������ck  Lit dysmith  ParticuIarOrocora.  Telephone  1  SPORTS  71 \     /i\     /������\     7f\     TTC^     /���������%     /In     v1\     /T%     A*,     ?T^  Geo. Giey didn.'r find Terrible Teddy so terrible after all, he threw  him twice at Cumberland very easily  A., pigeon shoot will/ be held at the  Pilot Hotel grounds, under the auspices 'of the Ladysmith Gun Club, on  Sunday next^ July ICth, at ten  o'clock.  The  transfer   of  the Victoria     t.so-  hall team to Spokane has taken place  The piopnetois of the Victoria hotel  1'iotesl  most  vigotously, as      they  have  h'ils   unpaid   lo the amount  of  several hundred dollars,  the Victoria  hall players having made the V'icr, n-  1.1  then  home  when  Die (lining   ,c)l  mug.  WORLD'S RECORD FOR .-   "-  HALF  MILE BROKEN";  Op-dor, Utah,'July li.���������W. E. Sam-  uelson, e 1" Proyo, Utah, lias broken  the \voil.i's bicycle record for a half  mile un paced professional at the saucer tiack here. He eoveied the distance 111 51 1-3 seconds. This is 1 2-1  sccc n Is bcttei Ahan his own previous  lccoici of f>2 "1-5 secodds.  LACROSSE.  Canadians will ha/vu an opportunity;  shoitly to w.tness  the play of      the  champion lacrcsse team of the Unit,  cd States and form comparisons, says,  an OMawa exchange  "Although    the  came  has  piogressecl  rapidly  across  (the bolder,  it is still  m en embi'oyo  stage,  hut  as the descents oi Biook  l\n aie     laigely composed of Canadians,  they will be aihle to'give     an  iiilciesinig     account  of  themselves.  They  lo.ir  Ontario  the  latter   pait  ol  July.  ATHLETICS.  The riuient number  ol  Spafiliiu? s  .'Vtbletic Library  is Ihe official   land-  book of the Amateur Athletic      11 n\  of the United, States, revised to'late ���������  Clio ol   Ihe most interesting featuvsJsiX HOLEdttAtND UNIVERSAL  ol the hook i.s the statistics.    rihese  statistics show     that 93 clubs    .we  83,.*>3fl .nieinlwis,  and   the   totxl n rti-  bei   ofcompefuig athletes is'30,-6r>.  Theie aie o*������ei   9,000 swimmers,"'.,-  Odd basKetl.all .playeis,  13,000   .i'i'-J..t-  Ipjs and 5,000 of the members' i.^c  p.u t   in  tiack and  field athletics. No  Kss  than 28,5'IJ use the gymiusiun.  j The   total  valuation   of pioperty     in  tho Amaleui   Athletic Union is  >12,-  017,000.   * ,   Alfonso XI4f    is  s.eid   to- have    in-  hentcd  his  falhei's  remarlahly steady eye and  sure     hand,   and  is now ]  ac coun led  cue of the  best shots     in  Spa ut   ���������o  ���������  A ceieinouial ���������dunk called assine of  the American aboriggnes- was pre-  paied by tbe women in stone vessels  sv.-fd boiled by .mdans of heated stones  We have received today the follow-  ing shipment of fruit.  Oranges, Tomatoes,  Lemons,    Cherries,   Plums,   Bananas', Apples, Peaches, Apricots,    Greengages,  Nutmeg Melons.  Orders taken for  preserving Rasp-  .    berries ~  SIMOrffllSER&COLtd:  LADYSMITH  W.G.Fraser  Merchant Tailor,  . -  ��������� (rst Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early ..and  get your choice.  WE ARE SHOWING THIS WEEK  * 1 , ^ ,*������  TWO NEW  LINES OF STOVES MANUFACTURED  BY   OUR   LOCAL  STOVE WORKS--  .���������J,*?-;  CA-:  Drop in and See Them  FOUR HOLE KITCHEN COOK   ><)���������   -.' ���������*��������� -\0-' ���������'- -  $15.00 f  $35.00  LADYSMITH HARDWARE'CO., Ltd  ST^B"  TEACHERS  LENZ  81 LEISER  WMOLKSALE DRV  GOO US,  ANUFACTURERS OF  CENTS'   FURKISIIINOS,   lOTC.  SHIRTS, OVEUALI.S.   l"i'C.  COMMITTEE  MEETING  1  A  meeting of  the geneial  commit-  I tee oi the Dominion Day  Celebration ' the  hands  of   the   umleifigned  by    1  j Fund,   will   be     held   m   the-    Oncia'l'   '������,������������ 2������th off July  House bani'tieltiiig ioom  (,n Mondaj,  "the 1..th inst., at 8 o-clock sharp.  All  members pleti.se attend.  Persons   having   accounts     aga'kist  the committee must present the sama  ���������to the -t rents lire**,- Mr.  11.   Fo'rciiiimcr  by  Sattirday,   the   1.5th  inst-.  Anyone holding  committee    orders,  Applications are invited for the po-  siticKi of Principal of the Ladysmith  sc hool, also for the posi tions of teachers for the fifth, seventh and eighth  illusions       Applac-al/ions   must   be 111  .JOHN  STEWART  Secretary-,   Hoard of Scboi i Trustees.  nn  MERCHANT TAILORS  NEW SPRING-AND SUMMER GOODS JUST" ARRIVED.  Chailt-s Dunn, of the above linn, visits Ladysmith every Sun day" for the  purpose of taking measurements and seeing customois personally. May  be seen at tlic Hotels. .��������� We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at the  lowest possible rates. Suits from $15.00 up. Pants from $1.00 up. All  Hand-made. Full iine of the Latest supplies ALWAYS carried by Mr.  Diin'n..:,'--.. ', , fl ���������  l  i, 1 )���������  One hundred acres of land in Cedar dis-  "    trict.for -  ' $350  Two Sheep Fajms on one of the  Gulf  Islands, considerable Improvements  Both can be bought for      ;$4S0  NOTICE  VICTORIA,  B...C.  Ice ctc.-.m and ice cream sodas at,  the drug  store at  all   times.  Mr. I!. S. Mi.-nc-.miId, who i.s the  head of. a camping party now en-  Innchi'cl   (ii. i-'hvll   I teach,   was in tl*. ���������  city  y-.'s:;*i(lay.   Mr.   Mc-Do-uald   sa\ ���������     Au   worti  guaranteed, and  at reason-  Mio   (ishi .'j;   is go-oi.l,   principally   sai  mo.i and liroiil, with  some Rock |.i.s   ' am*ft  raf,es  i  Dr. R. B. Pier  Sargeon Dentist  Public notice is hereby given, that  no person or persons .shall cut or remove any timber on Section 1, R. 8,  for payment, are requested to have | (-,���������;,���������|;cn'y Dislrict," or any of my  them cashed by that date. al. flu: _ hind adjoining, in Bright district, or  ���������a,e!3,:- I trespassing,      or   Ihey  will  be  prose-  \in  ������������������������������������������������������i,   ���������.:n  i .in      oiled  ncc-ording lo  law.  No  accounts   will  be passed  by .he; amsmK PATERSON.  committee  after  Monday  night. Daled  .July 11,  J905.  "OiS'^v  ���������*'-?SSs?23KagSEaS������SS^ESSEBSS&;  :fim\' bmbnm ' iHoLto rll  SHIRTS and TIES  immense; ssmaps  i  eiftt!������siuir**..^c-<:T-^- rr^nMtzi-zm  :ison's.  s  j U*   -Ui  WILLIAMS   ELOCK..  ... _  TELEPHONE  6-7  fiso^&ssm:  Hii^hSt. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Ah Wing ������ Co,  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' andi Gents' Clothes Made to  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUAR A N'T"; VI  LADYSMITH,   B.   C.  USERS OF  WHITE SWAN SOAP  ?���������  Stand a good chance to win a  GeAf������!  JOHN STfcWART ;. P. O.-Box 368 "  Hkfc\ UFB AND ACCIDENT 5NEURAN, E  CONVEYANCING  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  ^FbRCiMnER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTlCIAv  All work done on these premises  is guai antced to give SATISFACTION. Prices moderate.  First Avenue,    XXX      Ladysmith,   B. C  3  Stoves  toves  Every 25-Cent purchase of Wh ite    Swan     Soap     entitles you to a  ticket''in the drawing for this high grade gramophone.  We are making them of the Newest    Pattern and Latest  Styles.  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reasona hie  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES /IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  LADYSHITH IRON& STO VEM(f fc������ CO,, LI D.


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