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 C~&~������/4^r  t/U^  ..w^C-^1  V  d.  The Ladysmith Daily  -���������*    c*-l- **<"VIJ^^������ *  $  <v  AUG    1190r  /T  fe7*ORIA. 6^***  y  '���������,   -  VOL. 2,  SATURDAV, .1ULY 29, 1903  PRICE   FIVE   CENTS  MAY REVIVE QUARANTINE OF '97  i ^  Several Towns    are Declining  to Receive Merchandise from  New Orleans  TO SUPPLY WATER  LOS ANGEIOS  FOR  ROYAL HUM   FOB/FIVE YEARS FOR 8  A JURY  Some of the Texas Towns Even  Ask For the Mail to Be  Fumigated  New  Orleans,   La.,   July  29.���������  TiV   s.'alc-h  lo���������llicTiibuiic from  New Or-  most disi.'jifjielin^ news in   the yellow   Irakis says-   Co\einoi   Va,ida>iiikii,   of  Two Hundred   and Forty  Miles of Water  Way  The System    Will     Cost  Twenty three  Million  Dollar?  TAFT AND PARTY  Miss Roosevelt is Presented  With Flowers by Party  of Tokio Ladies  Admiral Togo's Wife  As  sists in Welcoming the  Americans  A Boston   Contractor Was*  Thus Sentenced on Evl-  dence of Man he Bribed  San Fi.ancif.co, Cal , July 29 ��������� A;  despalch to the Call fiom Los Aiige-j  Irs 'says   thadwoilc  is   about   to  be-  a''-''1 nis  ToKio,  fevet  situation today is J lie evidence  ',that   public   panic   is inci easing      in  the smaller towns 61" Loui&aiia  "and  y Mississippi, ajjwl that a dusiKusntn^Bn.  is growing to levrve the ilrsas-lci ous  commercial quarantine of R>!������7, when  some of_ tho countiy towns oven refused to receive ice or meichandif-o  from New'Oileans. Columbia, La,  bars all kiwis of mcichandise except  hardware. UUo.i, Miss , will not ic  ceive-^ freight of any kind Osaka,  Miss , will take no fruit dr vegetable**. -"Jackson wants no, houselio'llfl  articles   from  New  Oilcans    Sevcial  ���������stowns in Tennessee and otheis along  the Mississippi  valley  road  in -->-.,  issippi   lcfuse  lo allow  piess matter  of any kind  to be put oil.  Poit Gibson  will  not take hiead  or anything  wrapped in burlap that "may be shipy-  -ped      from   this city.    Some of  the  'Texas towns ���������" iare v asl, nig     ih.u  the  inails be fumigated.    v  ��������� Havana,      Julv   2D.���������The ."s.teamer *  'Mascotte,  which  axi'ivcd/henx today,  from'    Tampa, lips'becniquaiantrucd*.  Mississippi, late last night, calledl.  out, the militia ol that state to pio-  Lcct the lme of that stale against  the cntiance of people from Louis-  aii a.  NewOrli m ,, July 29 ���������Although  General Il.irdaman has placed Adjt.  Gen. Fudge in charge oL-lhc <|ujran-  tine against Louisiana,' he' has not  called out the slate militia.' ��������� General Fudge has been given several officers and privates of the National  Guaid (o aid him in enfoicing his order   ,The**o     men    while-members cf"  spec a I  giiiron     a water   system theiewluch  wull "tecuic a"   un hum i tied   supply   oV  pure .water   for  all future needs.  The  ���������scltcniii   is to   bung   mountain   watei  fiom Owen's l.aU; and  tivci   in   Inyo  county across dcseiis, Miuoligh moun^  ���������tains   and   across   plains,   a distance  'of 210 miles, io gne Los Angeles   a,  supply of sufficient   water   for     ' Jicr  needs   when   her   population   loaches  the million  m.xrk. o  -Engineers  haie estimated  that   the loi  which      picsented  (lowcis  to  Miss  July 20.���������Secretary Tall  patty left for Jvioto on a  tiain this ceiling leceiwng  an fciiUiu.siabtic/faiewcll'at the, Sln-  mashi station fi.om'a distinguished  assemblage, including, com t, (ml,  militaiy and naval officers, and bankers and olhei nicicnntile> represent-.  .Itives. The gathering was typical  ill that, which rcccned the-paity here  on its airival, and included the ladies'  lelicl association,   the  members  The Jure r Was AfsD   Convicted  and   Served   a  Term in the Prison ,  COMMENTS ON THE  SATE INTERVIEW  The Russ Says Japan's Demands  are Not Moderate and Predicts  Failure of Conference  Ol  National     Guard are acting in  capacity      of quarantine guards  (lie  the  and not as militia men.  Seventeen ]>risons were removed,  from, the steamer Scgtirnca .and,,  tiatisfe.rrnMo the detenlrori hospital;  for ph������e>ivaliou when the-steamer aa^  rued fmm, Colon -today. Two-of  these weie meniibers ok the ciew.'  Eight, of the latter, had been  ill dm-  T  ing   the entire  passage,  hut six were  reported      to   be Conva,lesceing- when  the  boat  ni rived. , Four'members "of  and"her 65 passengers hAve been piac-   thc ciew sutTeiing',fiom, yellow.fever  ed under detention for'five days'     -1"   were remo\ed  fi0m 'the? steamer just  >4. cxVew York,  Jujy 29.^4���������si3ecjal .lie-" pner   to   LiLjlepartme .'from   Colon.  cost ol Mrfc work will exceed f,23,0()0-,  0(10    The suiiey Inns shown  that alJ  the   watei can'be cenwyed   there   'by  giavity,     iro  pumping  plants  bpuri'g  necessary.  . , o���������-   DEFENDER -CI IOSEN- FOR      '  CANADA'S    CUP. ''  Rochester,  N.  Y.,   July  29��������� The  liif|Uois,   the   Hcireshoft boat,     -lias  been selected lo defend thc-challenge*  for the Canadian Cup.  \ PREPARING  FQP JAPANESE  BOMBARDMENT  Vladivostok, July 29.���������Tn nnticipa,-  tion of a Japanese bombardment, the,  coniniand'jjiit of tlie foi tress has is.su-  GIBBONS IS    ,  FOUNl^NOT  GUIlltY  The case of C. II G it) ;ons,charged  with attempting to kill A. G. Mac-  Jiedy,   was continued      in  the assive  ed itil'.s foi the piotection of prorpr-'co'" ���������* .v{;-sf,"u|ay and icsulted in the  ty and the prevention of the spiead !t,CCUSP" '"������������������'������S4-������������������l������"-U'������l_oii,all thicc  ol  hie.    The city     has   been  diuded  cliaiges and  dv.  into sccLliis  aiwl  all its  iiili.vl.ritants      j   K   1\iaCIP(|y   [\v  will  heuKnuied  to  i>ai trupatc  m c^  tinguiS'hmg sucb lues   , o   discharged fiom custo-  EMl]EROR  WILLIAM DID        '    -  ADVISE PEACE  Beilm, July 29.��������� The foieign ollice  denies coijiuzance of the statememt  from St JPeteislVurg, particu'larly  those published in Flench and English journals, "and'authorizes the  Associated Press to say'that Emperor William     in the interview oil the  i *  island of Bjoorkoc not only did not  encourage Emperor. Nicholas to, continue ���������*, the war, but gave., his.,,- in-  fliiL-iice'.directly in favoi. "of P*i esidenit  Roosci'elt's peace policy The ollice  again, with the utmost pos'itivencss  says that the meeting took place at  the'Wish of Emperor Nicholas.  Alice Roos.'wlt, among;'the ladies  being i\fad.im Togo, wife of Adriiual  Togo, whose' quiet, manner attiacted  no sm.ill ntlentiuii a^ iciiYfling thc  lioirunent charactciistits of hei husband Ileal ty cbeeis atid',<Ban/ais''  weie given as the tiain left the st������a-  ���������lioii. Long l4;'loio the ftToiil of departure the steeds near :lhc sta'taon  weie lined with delegates ,fiom tlie  different sections of the^tity, hold  ing lanterns beating theu^lcsoriptive  "mail-s  Boston, Mass, July 2S ��������� A sen-  t������ nop of fioiu four to five years in  stat,' prison was imposed today upon 'llioni.us .) Scollans, foLinciIy a  Iloslon   teaming depart incut, con'  tractor,  foi   hiihing a |������iv during    a  pieMous   tiial    "of  liinisfli* on      the  charge of iraiid ' Judge Bond,  or  IhwL',  Nupnioi   ,'ouit,  who announced     tho',,,',  puiiishmonl,  specifieri  that  the    first  thiee daj s of  Uie impi lsonnrent ������-l)all  be rn/solitary confinement.  Scollans was ancsted in New York  a few months ago as afugilju-  from  iistice      fiom M.isiachuselts,   wlieio  lie had      born  indictp.l   m connection  Willi   the   rrtv  teaming   fiaiirii   1SHS  The .n.101   who  was jTrthrtl nivrl    who  was     ci)"i'*, lcliil  anl scived  n prison  fi nlriKe,      was      a witness   against  Scollans   '  Russian  Press   Urges Governs  r    ment to Resist all Humix  liating D^mands  ���������SI  Till  FIRST   BARLEY  OF   THE  SEASON.  Win npeg, M.-tn , July '2'J ���������Rbbert.  C f'ulii.iert, of Rosscu lale'Mn., stilted cutting ' bar Icy on Uic27Ui o  this month and will have' fifty acres  down  by  today,   the  29th!  ESTABLISHES  IDENTITY  . The Board of School Trustees  meets in "the Council Chambcis at  7 o 'clock this evening At this  meeting, the tiustees will appoint  teachers  foi  the vacant positions  on  the staff.  foi  the vacant positions   O   BASEBALL  Howell���������Don'i  you  principal wit-  lipf-.s, was called and testified that he  had known   ' Gibhohs.loi aiouL thiee  yeais and     was acquainted ^with' the.  wish   you could'Lest of Mie    family, -^o'n.'the evening  live-your  life  ovei  again.' lof Januaiy     IStiriic "nVet'Mis   Gili-  PoM^ll���������Well,  I should say not. l'\0' l.ons,  along  with  some  ot.lici   ladies,  i got  a twenty-year endowment  policy and accompanied hei  home .   Witness  ������ matuung next  month.  -#-  L        TO MAKE A CITY  BEAUTIFUL  The Mayoi of Deiner aspnes to a  moie beautiful l)en\ci, and he is doing what he can along practical lines  looking to thai happy consummation.  He is .uiging the people to cmpCL.  ate with the municipal aiitlioiitios  in cleaning up  the city.  Dcliov'ing     in     the \aluo of sugges  lions and dnect appeal,  be addiosscd  a proclamation      to tlw    citizens,  in  which he said,  ' If .your, store front, residence or  fence is dull or dingy, order it, j.aint-  pd. If your awning is old; .tpin or  faded, get a hew one.  If your     sidewnllii,   fence     or gate'  reeds'repairing, fix     it.   Destroy the  young   weeds  that-are     starting on  your   properly,      and on your neigli-  sor's    property.    If your advertising  u'gii is old  take it down and repaint  t.      Resolve      never to, throw paper  sn   the      street.   Take all .dandelions  ut     of    your lawn,     -they spoil  its-  aeauty.     Burn all   the rubhis-h possi..  Die; allow no one to'.throw it on  the  streets, alleys, or vacant lots.  P'romise- n':*i, to spit'oh the sidewalks. Organize a block improve  'nent society, and allow no weeds "to  row*/ on^ ,side(walk area or vacant  property in your block. Ask your  milkman, grooerymau and cxpress'inai)  :o Have their wagons painted. Irre-  jfpeclive of thci size of your house,  inake your' lawn the finest. Llnnii-  rate-the Iront of your store in the  idsiness section.  Every effort ~ put forth or dollai  pent to improve our city's apre.i.r-  mce 'will be returned twofold.  It is claimed that these sngjoes'i oris  lave been cordially carried out by  the people, and that they are per  fectly delighted with the result,   j  lecouiitcd .the incidents leading up U <  the shooting, the account "of which  has alieadyjicc'ii' given in connection  wilh  thc tnal in the police couit  Maeiedy lecogni/ed thc lcmauis of  a coat that lie had wi *n and tlro-ight  it was No 5 shot'with which he was  wounded. "Gibbons had slated while  he was being held down that "lie  was a bad shot, but would get him  tho nex't time "  On lesiiiniiig Uic case aftei lunch  fJibliois was put on lhe stand As.1  ted lo gi\e lus statement of what  oceinied, 'Gibbons said "When 1  ,ioached Lhe l^v^c Maciecly and my  wife were.'.. stand ng,at.the gate.     I  * <Tlie Junioi Basehalleis of Duncans  wiote dining the week to make arrangements with the local in lei mediates for a baseball match today  The communication did not anive  until this morning, and the iV.eal bovs  were unable to scrape a team to  "geUicr on ~so shoit' notice In all  ^nohsubhty a match will be arranged  tot  Saturday next.  DETAINED   PASSENGERS  ALLOWED   FREEDOM  New   York,   July  29.���������.All passengers      ol   the  Malleiy   line  steamer  fiom Galveston who weie transferred  lo   Hodman   Island   yestciday,   woic '  released   today    They   weie delaine^  on suspicion  that   soinr or   (be number   might be  .sufleinig   fiom   yellow  levti   T wcin l.j-fou i  bonis' ol solvation  and   the closest   inspection,  howc-ci,  leniovod  all  suspicion"  CAN RAISE  $12,500,000  MARINE  Victoiia,   July   29 ��������� Steamer   Pun-  cess May, which i cached port yestciday fiom  thc north,  brought. ncA'S of  moie gold-lined  creeks  found   in tlie  North     James   Rosenberg,   foimeily  >of Yr< toir.i,   now   of Dawson,   leturn-  ed     floin   tion  creek,   vn   the.  Te^lira  country,  just piior   to   the sailing of  the Pimcess May,  with the lcsult of  two  pans   -.cashed  out  on  disco*.cry  claim, one of  which he panned  himself, .and Hie olhei he saw panned hy  Miewei,   on-"   of   the discoveicis    The  two pans  yielded  between  20  and 31^  cents,   the ������gold   being   mostly coaise  From fifteen   to eighteen  men    are  now    ,a't;woi'k   on t'h|e   creek,   where  Stockholm, July 29 ���������Aiiaiigpmcnls  liaic been completed by lhe Goyeuif  incut and a syndicate of banks at  Ilambuig, Beilm, Pans, and Brussels, headed by the Stockhifim Com-  meicial I'ank i'ol an lrriirrc-dr.itc clciI-  .1 of $12,600,000 , half of the loan  authorized by the Riksdag  New Yoik,  Jul}' 20���������Jas   Travis,  70  veais      of  age,   will   sul   foi   lus  home   in New   Zealand   today, liavnui  estabhshed   his   identity   to   tbe   sat  isfattioii   of lelativc's.   whom   he    had  not s^en foi    more  than  fifty yeais  Tians came'hack to  his old home . a  lew weels ago, seeking  the recovery  of an mlieiit.ige of *?35,()00  which h-.u'l  beon.. held  hy^ the slate tre.ismcr  Poi  his''benefit  lor about acilMaitei  of   a  centmy     -If \vas*only  aftei   a thoi-  ough     evam.ination of his  life story  and  a detailed account  of his dome*  fioin the time  when he was-a chilli in  ibis  oil} 'and ian  awav  to sea,  and  later locator!  m New   Zealand,    that  Finnic   Hen luck,   who   was  appointee'  icfeiee   to asjerlani  wire!her  lie   was  the    man      \ylio was i-ntilled   to   bhr  fund, decided that he was,  jji.l   that  bis   rdcnlily  coidd   not J.e ^-uestioni'tl  Upon     litis lcpml.      .lur'w   'iicger,  clirci  of Hi1 sup'eme eo'iil, M'slerd.u  signed   ,*u unlet   diiceting   lhe    state  lieasiuei   to  p.iy Sd"i,'l77   to Mi   Tia  vis,  less nst of  lhe  pio'CtUings  Pelcisbnig, July 29���������The lone  the Russian piess giows moie  ii like a*, the. peace conlcrencc draws  nigli and Ihjj, government on all sides  is in god to lcsist hiiirdl'iaiirrg dc-  inaiids, e\cn at the cost of continuing the uai.  '���������peace,  on   the  Japanese trrms as  outlined      by    Mr.   Sate,"  s.us  the.  Russ,   whicli   is   tbe fiist   papei      to  lonimeiit  scnously  on   ulie  Sate   m-  teuiew, "c.'n only be an atimslice "  flip   I'uss,   winch   has now  the  lai-  gest   Libetal Jollowing,   finds   th/C Ja-  ���������iniicho ilemau.lii  lai*      fiom .moderate  .jid  sees  little chance of  thc eonfei-  ence ending successfully,  if Mr.  Sate  lias     coucctly  slated   thc Japanese  position,   but   it,   appears   lo   behc\e  thai   Bai on   Kounuia's spokesman   is  acting   "on- Ins  own   ic .ponsid^hty,"  oi scents a pocsiblo bind to pave Uio  way  for tbe acceptance of actual and  moie model ate tcims by  Japan.  The Suet continues its fault-find-'  inr witii (be "tactlessness of the visit of SiCielaiy of War T^fl and Miss  Mice Rocs-veil lo J:<\> u, while the  I'm ted Slates is the host of the  lieace plenipotentiaries  ABLE  TO CARRY  el no    Takabir.i,    the special finance  minister     of     Japan, who expresses  himself as hopeful that peace will result   liom,tHe     coming negotiations,  lie bases     this hope on his peisonal  council on     that     Jkpan's  demands  will  he reasonable and that thc true  mlctes's of     Russia icdjteire that she  mat.!'  pea'-e    The ajipoinlment of M.  Witte, he adds, sticngt'Lens this hope  Should     hostilities     continue, Mr.  Tak.'dm a    says, Japan can prosecute  them successfully, as she has on hand  fiom (he two recent loans the means  to cany on the conflict  foi   a consid-  eiable     time,  and  if the war should  continue     there js no    (-ruestion that  she can hoi i ow further.   "  When it was first, concluded to hor-  l jw, Japan decided that it would be  best for her 'own interests .and  lo those making the loans to  give special secunty said Mr. Taka-  lnra, and she cp.ni continue to do  that, pledging lailwa^s and public  woik.s. Japan's piofils from  rail  ways aie moie than a million sterling nnnuallv, her profits from the  lobacco     monopoly are     more than  llnee lnillon camphor monopoly $1'fl0.  ON  1IOSTT1 lTTESflflfl,     making in  all     secur ty for a  I ondon,   July 29���������The FWahsl  to laige sum.     Besides tbe land income  nv puhlishrs an inteiview with Koi-1aves will allow a laige increase.   .  SIXTEEN   KILLED   AND  TWELVE   WOUNDED  SI -reieishui"-, July 29���������\n o'Ti-  e-ial "list ol the casualties dining lhe  four days of noting lecently at  \ishni No^^'lod shows 1C> killr-d ai ,  12 wounded.  aske'd Maeredy     into the;hoiisc, say-   Hoscntcrg- says,   onl'y  a free  oxpendi-  itig,   "I  want a     word   with  you.'    ture.;of''muscle  is  all  that is neces-  iilacredy- laid the driver to .wait. My  wife went in first and I'.was followeil  by Maeredy."  Witikss was thinking -how 'to hr ng  the subject to a point on the way in,  as lie bad written to) Maeredy and so  bad bis wife; and lhe let lei's, -bad no  effect. Maeredy liad at- one lime spoken or physical force. W Iness bad  lalkcd over - ..the home troubles..with-  'his   brother-in-law    . .  Mr.      Tfiylor  then .desired   to. ask  what     the' intention or  the witness  was   w'idli   the  gun,   but   bis   lordship  l.hbii!.Wit  tlterf*   was  no ivofd   for    tlie  (|iies;tion  and .it was withdrawn, i .  The jury .retired at -1.2(1, and it  was exactly 59 minutes l>efoix; they  were returned into court. The fore-,  man was then asked if they Iwid  n.p;rce:l on a-decision,'.and the reply,  came, '"Yck.'V  ,:'What   is your   verdict?"  "Not giiiltv,"  was the  prompt ve-  i'iy."    ��������� '   ���������"       :.  When     the verdict  was  announced  there   war:  a slight   app'la'.usp,   which  was  quickly siiippressed.  an-il Mr..Tay  lor  immediately  applied   for  the discharge of thc prisoner,  whjch    was  ordered.  sary to. prove its value. He says  Iron/is one of the most proiiiising  appearing'mining, creeks ho 1ms 'over  seen;'vthat fully 'one-half the -houilfdcrs  in it are lug-lily 'miiiwaliKed, but  that it, will require w'orl: lo siliow  its. real  worth. '  Miners   wWo  bad returned   to  White*  Horse from   the  KInane district,   report   that,   from   discovery   up   to    (>  above   on Btirroosb  creek  the   miners  ���������oined   issues  in  the  construction  of  a'wi.ngdain,. and   all   the  claims  are  working  and   yielding   from   one     to  two ounces pen-day lo the man. Boiiri  esy    ���������on-'dift'eovery,  is Uvking- out big  pay and will  clcaJi  up several  thousand   dollars   this  season   over       and  above      ex'ppiises   of   operating.      A  nuhiker-'of  miners   are  taking  out an  cunce a day'    to  the man and some  are gelling a������ high as,two ounces to  tho man.  ������������������ o '���������������������������  Lawyer���������I'll      be  frank  with   you.  'Yof.i  can't  break  your  fnthcr's  will.  . ('lient���������I'll   be   frank  with   you���������  I  can't, pay Von unless  it can  be broken.  Lawyer���������We'll   break     that will if geous revival of ancient pageantry  it takes a leg. The Outlook.  of  are  in  the  CUMBERLAND  (l-'iom the News)  ftepoi ts keep coming in of the dynamiting of t!ie best fishing giounds  on the lal.e One gentleman insists  that he can now collect, eMilenee en>  ougli in one ci^c, :>nd that, il a repi-  tion of the ofieiue rsrepoiled he will  mosl ccil.n'nly bi ing lhe paities 1o  lustice  Miss I\Iai ion Shaw, sislct of Mis  C!. Clinton and Mis Nuniis, was m.n  ned at San Franeiseo on Julv 5lh,  to Mi A S Dyl es Atkinson.  ���������Yorlfphire,' England.  Repairs on the Oomox wharf  prograssing, Capt. Logan Icing  charge of the steam pile driver,  At the last council mecling  mayor reported that, ..Mr. Duiismiiir  bad pres-,nled lie city .villi .he blcck  of land einhraciiiig the recreation  grounds, and extending io 1st street,  1'or a public recreation ground. Moved by Aid. Taiiicll, seconded 'by, Aid.  McLeod, that "a vote 0f thanks ��������� lio  teiidercdRIr. Dunsiuuir for liis niuni-  f:CLnt gift. Carried.  ���������: o   A RELIGIOUS  HORSE RACE  Many people will be surprised to  learn that, there is such a thing still  in existence as a horse race run as a  religions ceremony, i" which the horses receive lhe blessing of the priests  at their parish clnircbc������ before taking  part in the race, while I lie jockeys  not only ride to win lint arc expected  to assail one another fiercely with  race. Such,-in'fact, are some of the  their heavy riding whips huring tbe  conditions of the curi'/us survikal of  medieval customs Known as the Palio  of Siena. This .extraordinary horse  race takes 4jla.ee on July 2 and August .16 and is  the occasion of a got'.  ACTRESS SUFFERING   FROM  RUN \W\Y   ACCTDEN'l  Kew   York,   Julv  29.���������Miss   Mama-  ret   Anglin,   the acticss,   is  ljuig  at  her  eof.'iitiy   home   in Not'on,   Conn ,  sufliring    fiom  ahiokcn  coll.ii-Ufiii"  and  scioie   biui.ses,  as tbe   icsull    ot  being  thiown  fi0111 hei   caiiia'xe   last  ^iigihl.    Miss   A.nglita   carpc   to '   New  \ork  on   ashj]i|ifng   lom      On      ic-  tinning   fiom   tbe   N'oiton   station   to  hei   cottago  the  lnisc  1a.11 awav,   uhc  cainage was oveilmn-d . 111       Miss  Anglin   was (blown  o|u(   She   lav   insensible     until     picked  up by  some  workmen  who had seen   (be. accident.  D1.7     Wassori  went up  the  line on  he noon  t rain.  (���������  ������������������o-  Judgc Harrison- held county co".rl  at the proviii'ial courl-house this  mor.nin ���������;. Only      a few  uarnisbe-f's  came- up, before I lis Honor.  '"AT   THE   ABBOTSFORD.  Jii'd.n;   Harris-oil,   Victoria.  P.  C.   Cudlip,' Victoria.  Lionel  J.  1'eake,  Victoria.  \V\  W.   Burke,   Vancouver.  'NOTE Ol? INTER EST  .ABOtiT     LORD   KITCHIsNER  in'Lord      Kitchener's  brilliant career'; be  has gained  Ike  medals,   thirteen-     clasps,   a     -bronze  star,  eight  mentions      in   despatches    (iuci)udiiig  that of     Merit), two special promotions,     (he thanks of P:\tliaiv.-eut and  a    peerage.    It   is      tl.ii l\-loi!i:  years  fiince be entered  tbe Koyal   Engineers  The heir presumpliie  to  family hon-  nrs'is Coli iiu-1  Henry  Ef C.  Kitcbcn  er,  ihe  Viscount's   brother,   who  dis-  (iii'gui'shcd  . himself im      Biirnuib am  with the Manipur field force 11 ycars   lesions,  a-i-o. l "Twenty  years."  CLASH BETWEEN GER-"  MVNS AND FRENCH  Bcilnr,   Julv   29���������The   Smith   Cam-  tion     Compaiiv,     wbrsc tradeis ai'd  then      guaids      it is   now   admitted  came    into conflict   recently        with  Picncb  Smagakse  solehcis on      thc  Uoi-lier     nf  the Fieneh   Conto over  the   fuieshon   whet hei   cei lain   tenr-  loiy   is German   or   French,   repot (s  to  the foieign  office  thai  in        the  lgbtnig which  took  place "'luce Germans      were    killed   and   foui   made  pnsoneis, and  one Ficnch ScnggaleSo  was killcjil.   Tbe German officials, as  pie\iously      lepoited,   are  enrfiinng  ofhei.'I.v      ot   the  t amcion  Companj  as  to what  ieall\   loo'i  place.       Tbe  Ficnch  government   doubtless   111   the  meantime   will   also  bcnifoiiviod   olli-  cially  on   the subiect.    Both  gowin-  ��������� lunis   will   (hen   be  in a position   to  locate   the   blame   and   to   laW ;r(,is-  iips  to pieUml,  si*eh  collision-.  i>i thv  lu tin e     'I hole   is no   disposition   l.cie  10 ic^aid     tbe  liiiidenl  as Iiteh   ta  lead li^anytliipg    set ions,      alihj.-;;h  (.cimanv    will   lull}   piofeft   hei   colonists  REI. \TIONS   ARE  AG VIN   STR VINED  Pans,   July   29���������Fiances  iclatioiis  wilh Ci'inianv aie .igani stiainod owing to the lu.iljility of Pienuor Rou-  1 ici and ."urrh.iss.uloi Von Raii'dol'n  lo eo 11 h-'dc a 'ie ' 1 ;.m 1 iiiinc U 1  Ihe   Mm 1 oian   < uiif. Hfire  The  agieemenl   of   July  Sth,     con--'  '(einpla'ted' a joint   pr'ri>ram!i'P,      but  (lie arrangement,  of   this  .*o!ii-t.     pro-  "���������ramme   is Causing   (lie   renewal     of  ilillii-ullicss   particularly   in   connection  with, the  French  right  to  police the  territory .adjoining   Algiers,   nnd  supervise      the   liinin'ic-iiancc   of   order  ilirouglvoiit   the- Empire.    It,  is     the  French      view 'of      the    matter   that,  these, rights   follow   from   the  agreement  of July   8th,   whereas   Germany  does not wish to define tbe, extent of  FiY-noh  policy   a.'n-d fin|k'jscSnl   rofjonns.  The   indecisive, status   of   the nego-  liatie.n.s   has   caused   re in? wed   ap.prc-  Ivensiem on  the'-Bourse, and   the newspapers   liave. renewed   their   sharp criticism, of (.iermanv's  course.  T'REAIIEll   ROBLIN  LEAVES   FOR   V/EST.  Unmipeg,   Man,   July- 29.���������PrfeWr-Jl.1  Hoblin left last, evening bv the trans-  l c  eont.ncnlal cxpiess foi lhe west. At  ITaiuso-n Hot Spungs, near Agassrz,  he will be loined by Mrs. Rob I in,  who nas been under tieatment "Ulicio  foi some time for ilieumalism The  Picrinei and Mrs. Roblin will then  \1s1t (be coasL cities and tbe Polt-  land   fan. '   , o   A STRANGE CASE  One of oui busings*; men who left a  veok ago toe a holiday, is home  again. This j.s_ not so suange in ll-  self, but be actuallv alliims that ho  had money left when he 1 etui ned  home.   o   One of Ladysniilh'.s citi7ens has  inade two tups to \)ancou\'ei this  wieli lie s.',\s he foi got what he  went aftei the fust time aid went  h.uk ..flci it anl I'.ej didn't have  anj \'anc<<u\ei isn't much of a town  jimrav.  B VND  CONCERT  Thc   cil\   band   ha*.e   piepaied      a  M'iy  alti,'c1i\c  piogi.imme  for  their  concei (   ou   thc opposite side, of the  1 1,   i "������ii 11 nv  if!ci noon, including  a  t<> in!^ 111   *, lo  b\   Mi    A     Vuchmvalc  the    progranimn   forwarded  to  The  Ledger   by   the. -director of  the .band  did.not reach   us until late this after-  noc-ii, and we arc consr\vcntly lunab-lc  to p'Ublish  it.   No doubta  large  mi niter of people   will  turn  out  for   the  coii'crt   which   promises   to   bcrp-iile.  ?t|ti;\l   to  the  band's  stamlard  entertainments.  well-  Sett lenient,   Worker���������What   a  1,'i-li-avrvl   Ii! lie  boy  be   is!  Burglar'-s Wife���������.And he comes by  it naturally, mum; bis poor fa,tfccr  never failed to have a. sentence reduced owin' to good behavior.  Jiidgp ���������1! seems to me I've seen  you before. ''  Pr-'soni'iT���������You have, my lord,. I  used   to  give  your  daughter  sinking  There _ are persiste,-,l. rumors going  the rounds that the Western Fuel  Company will open the Brechin mine  Cijii Tuesday and that the Western  Federal on employes .will go to  work. It is stated that the amount  paid'out so far by the United Mine  Workers as a relief fund, is $3,000,  and that the Western reileration. has  dpStr'htilcd $2,000. These are, however only outside. reports and not;  f>;*en ifet by the unions. ���������   ~o���������, .  "Say, .foak here, those horses I  bought of you last week are blind���������  blind'as a hat. Why didn't you tell  me that bcfqrc I bought them?"  "I did tell you that and you sa.d  it, would -be all right."  "When did ynu tell me that?"  "The day you bought 'em.. Dieln'i  I tell yqu they didn't look very  good?" I    {���������*������;    ,,'..���������  fi<  ~& d  ,������ -  ��������� 'Mel  t        1*  ''I  1      i-~ > '  "���������"''-1 '   I  Tr*" ���������  mm  9&  hKEUi LEDGER  mmtam  THE DAILY LEMf R  published   every day except Sunday.  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith and  Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  4K  10 cents  a month;    $5  per year  in  advance,  plication.  Advertising rates on ap  !  SATURDAY, JULY 29, 1905  RICH WOMAN  WEDS  TIER  COACHMAN.  iVew York,'July'28.���������Reports from  abroad   i cached   New   York   recently  lolling, of the nuiiiago of M's- Otaji  ville  Gaith  to her former coach ma"-,  llii'b'cit   Tlarligan.   Uaitigan's   name  has brcn linl ed In Mis.   Gar Ill's ever  since thc death ot Gaith,  milHonaire  an.l   picsideiii  of  the Mechanics'   Na-  lional hank  of iIns city,   who it      is  supposed committed suicide by   -imping into  lhe gull W Me\ica fiom  the  rtrck i-f a steamer  in Deceml.cr, lihl.'l  Shortly after the death of Gaith  Ifarligan bought a $30,000 stock  l.iim lie J i New YorK He had receded hut small wages and the incident  caused so much comment that Ha*--  liiran deeded thc property back io  Mi's. Gauh, its reputed owner, and  went back'to Ireland. "Mrs. Gar lb,  with hei  cluldien, soon followed him,  Mrs. Gaith was the daughter of  James Jennings McComfo of DcWis  Fcrty, who left her an independent  fortune of 1,1,000,0')0. She became  atv-jiiainl-ed with Haiti-ran at am',  ing academy and soon had him plac  ed at tbe ^ip.id of hei husband's sta  hies. There soon followed rumors ct  sliaiige* dimipsiic e-]iiso<-les in tho  Garth household, which cuftninatoJ  in Garth's  death.  Kootenay Steel Range  A GOOD BAKER  The oven in the Kootenay Range is scientifically proportioned to the size of the fire-box, so that no more fuel can be  burned than is absolutely necessary to heat the oven.  The oven is lined with heavy sheet steel, which is a great   j?  radiator of heat and insures F<  a uniform heat throughout V  the oven���������no danger of a ;  loaf of bread being half done \  on one side and burned on I  the other.  The Kootenay  Range is  built on scientific principles..  [  throughout, and should be    \  carefully   examined   before    r  buying any other. - t  Sold  by all "enterprising   f>  dealers.  Booklet free.'  I  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  McClaiyfc  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver,  St. John, N. B.  Ladvsmith Hardware Oo  AGENTS.     ���������: ���������*���������  J. M. COLLINS  IS AT WORK  Chicago, Ills., July 2S.���������Spectacii-  lai raiding of handbook resorts in  which '18 men weie taken prisoners  in four hours, maiked John M. Collin's second day's work as gencial  supeiiiit'cii-lent of the Chicag-o police  dcplittment. Then at night came dc-  sieiits on ton jioker games Follow-  New England sa\s   nig out lus startling  action  ot Wcd-  A     -woman in      ..-..-- ��������� ��������� -  that   man has      hut one enemy,  him-'in sday  evening  when   he    rntenuptetl  self   an.l      woman has but one enemy   <=cveial  and'that is      man.   She ought to he- the nnv chef yesterday removed -As  chosen     picsidciit of a woman's club | sista.nt  without  difficulty.  lime-h'cnoied  poJier  games,  hef yesterday removed "As-  Chief   Stnictlier   fiom   the  command of the gambling . detail  and  took   personal   charge  himself,     announcing at the same time that   he  would  hold  his   inspectors   responsible   for   whatev-ergamfWing   was dis-  coveiod     in their districts.    Armed  with seaich'wan rats "the  gainltling  detail" continued  at   night the    de-  stmcliW raids  which had  terrorized  the gambling fraternity durimg   the  preceding  24  houis.  A score of warrants to which the  signatures of the police magistrates  weie appended, were given to the  l aiders and ikscents on ten cluba  were made before midnight. The  pai paphernalia or that part ot it  left intact alter the onslaught of  the raiders was confiscated.  Our customers arc always pleased  wuth the wall and ceiling papeis^  they have selected from our clraim-  ingly varied stock, as well as with  tiic skillful way our workmen hang  it. General approbation is given our \  interior decorations. May we make  up an estimate for you? ,   , '  ladysmilh Wallpaper Depot  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 andfcl.iiO���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway de-rot*.   Electric care every fiv*  minutes to all partB of   the eity.   Bar  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST., VANCOUVER B, C.  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. tt������. F.  O. E.     '������������������'���������        '������������������'���������        :������������������    .'  ���������"!  Meets In the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m'~ Worthy  President,  B   Forcimmer;     Werthy  ' Secretary, C. H. Ruuunlngs.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in Pencil, and , crayons, paint ng in-oils a������d^ water- colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons glf-  en in classes er iadividually.  MISS BERTRAM;  Ladysmith, B. O. ,x  .Dealers In  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLKND HOTEL  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  Bank Cashiei���������You have overdrawn  your account, madam  Lovely Lady���������That's just like me! .  My husband says I exaggeiate ev-J  erything.���������Sornerville Journal. I  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladysmith, B.C.  YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Under New Managmeiit  Hotel Wilson  I  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank -  Proprietors,  Modern and     Strictly First Claii/  Commercial Mens' headquarters. -  Fire Proof    Buildiag. ' - ���������'  THE JONES HOTEL   ;  *"     /  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good.Bai  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE  STREET-  -Ladysmith.  The comfortable way  EVERYTHING   THAT'S GOOD IK  TRAVEL IS YOURS IF  ,YOU USE THE  Canadian Pacific  ; Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ���������+������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIPTICKETS  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points   .   >  '   - AT LOWEST RATES  ALL LINES' REPRESENTED.  For Sailing Dates, Rates' and full information,  /  8e Govt. Street, Victoria-B.C.  GEO.'L. COURTNEY.  Dist.'Freight &. Pass. ,'Agt.  , ; THE XYEE COPPER CQ., Ltd.     |  | PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND           J*  J :                                            SILVER ORES.  I -Smelting Works at  | LADYSMITH, B^C.  1 ���������      Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  Beniral Manager;  i  t  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager.  'ft*������^^-4fce^,^lM>A'������ti'4^^  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  r    DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY no*ti-  i Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADVSMIIH 81IAVIN6  PAR10RS  HIGH STREET:  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������J  1  Overlands  Daily  i  ,  or Expressing  Light or Heavy Teaming  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HTRE ���������:-���������.  :���������   See J.  KEMP, or leave orders  Transfer Stables  Ladsymith  ^  \w  B. c:  urn  at  Any  riRST  AVENUE  'PHONE G-0.  TH6 CITY MRRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  Kind  HILBERT  \\  eas-ar***-**^-^^  Public Notice   .*  Allenlion is called  to the      fact that the  Ogiivie Flour Hills Co.,   Limited,  makers oi ROYAL HOUSEHOLD. FLOUR      have for some time  pas. I been pioduoing (lour in a   vastly  improved  and   purified  foi en  by  the aid of ELECTRICITY  ai������l  Iuxmiir secured conli'ol   of   all the basic pal en Is relating ilreie-  to, tite tills-! oppor (unity of advising   the  public   that  any  unauLh-  ���������oriv.cd users of the electrical    flour purifying processes   will be pro-  ���������ecuted. '  Ogil\*-ie Ttoxiv Mills Company limited  re til������ only    Kiiilers in Canada wlioso   Flour i������  of  Job  Iffi-mzasmssm  purif lad by the electric process  This   Hotel   has  renovated.  been   completely        Board  and  lodging f 1.00  , -:t day.  OTEL   PRETORIH  Bar  Supplied  with   the  Best    Wine*?,  Liquor': and  fie-ai's. 1st Avenue  :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  THE  HtNKY'S NURSFR1ES  NEW CROP-  HomeGrowu &   Imported,  GARDEN,     FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .UODOPENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  Then ba sure your tickets read   via  the .'   i'.' ! .' : l'  Passengers can leave Victoria daily  at 6.4;'- p.m., .or a p.m., .where, close  connections rs made - to all points  East. - ,    ���������   '   .  "Famous Flyer" leaves Seattle ������a^m  "Fast Mail'' leaves Seattle ... 8p.m  2 NIGHTS TO ST- PAUL. - a.  3, nights to Chicago.  I NIGHTS TO NEW YORK.  SHORTEST ROUTE TO  ALL KOO  TEN AY  POINTS. "  ACROSS     THE    MOUNTAINS    IN  DAYLIGHT.  on or address  S. G. ^ERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  71 Government st  Victoria,," B.C.  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  F ricB Young  BARRISTER and  SOLICITOR  nanaimo; ladys mith  Geo- Roberts       X  Prop  1st   Avenue  The only  line now  roaking    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with      the  through    trains    from    tbe.    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  ;, BETWEEN ;    '  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CIII-  ,CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  ' F-; W. PARKER  General   Jlge-nt,  720 2nd Ave., Seattle.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government      and   Yates Sti ,  Victorra, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  V l>-  3  zmasa  '.'J-jtMrV!*** ;***-**  RAT88 fa.oo PRR DAY  aA.i*rei.B rooms  BAR SUPPMED WITH BBS"!  WINKS, UQUORS, CIGARS  Bwtaeeomoda^ion in town-.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vietnity.  A.J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  *  LIVERY, BOARDING AND       *  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK. A SPECIALTY..  DAVID JOHNSON  *  ���������f  f  *PHONE 66  LADYSMITH $  ���������^^���������^���������^���������jM**^*^*******^**^***^'^*^  Will MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man. Director  Telephonic.  The   Ladysmith Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK  AND LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers  "oi���������  Rou^h~and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Staaoned tad  Kila Dried Flooring     and Finishing    LmnWc la   Stoek.  One ol -which is the famous "North  Coa^t Limited,"  Up-to-date Pullman and J Tourist  sloepers on all trains. Through tickets issued-'to all points East and  South, also Pullman tickets issued.  and berths reserved.  Excursion rates now in effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  rate $11'. Only directline to  Yellowstone Park.  Steamship tickets on; sals to all  European ��������� points. Very low rates  now in efTect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  For furthsr particulars call or  writhe the office.  A. D* CARLTON, C E. LANG  A.G.P.A., N.P.,        General Agsiit  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.G  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, Gsneral Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Managst  BANK MONTY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES: ^  $5 and under     3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  ������������������    $io       " " $30   10 cents  ������    $3Q       " ��������������� $50    15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any otT.ce in C  nada of a CharteredI Bank  ���������   (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking point,,   n the Uoited Stat*a.  NEGOTIABLE AT A HXBO RATE A '  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC ��������� , LONDON, ENG.  Thev toim an excellent method of remittin   small sum* of money  ��������� with safety and at small  ;ost.  LADVPIMTH BRANCH ^ W.   A. CORNWALL.  Maaajer.  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and Haaking to order   a  speciality. ^~^~ ���������'".   '  THQriAS MCEVVAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best accommodation for  transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  OR AND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  Phone Main 456. aMy furnished and the bar is up-to-  drte.    Rates J1.*0 a day    and    up-  w ������rds.  WM. BEVBRIDGE, Prop.  i^llssAds >>t :>^s :������-=>; tK Lftdyandtt  LADYSMITH BAKERY^  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADEj  PASTRY OF-ALL KINDS NEATLY*  BAKED AND PRESH,  Coafectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to ht delivered at any time.  Employment Agency,  HAY. GRAIN AND  fARMDRODlltf  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at thb low������  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, oq tbe  Bftplanado.  i    '       JAS* SABNOfffii       ; t Q DAItV'tEDGER  ���������prr.i'jwsr*.  wkMaWmgSM*  \  AND  1  Plans, Specifications and De  ������������������  ������������������  tails     furnishes! for all kinds  :���������*  ������������������  of work in the CARPENTER  ��������� ���������  ������*  Iiine  '������������������  ������������������  C.   B.  ROBELEE,   Carpenter  ��������� ���������  ���������*'.  and Joiner,     2nd ave, Lady  ��������� ���������  ������������������  smith, B. C.  ������������������  THE BROOK  f PARIS FINDS COMIC SIDE v  OF   MURDER.  Rushing      down  the mouultain,   tumbling down the vale,  Sprinkling all   the land abo>ut  with  spray,  Sliding under boulders which dot tlie  lull and dale,  A   lritle     mountain  brooklet  pushed  its way.  Its  Great   Resources  NOTICE.  Persona found using our Patent  Battle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  ''CALEDONIAN''  Leads Them    All  IN-QUALITY  It helped     io turn the mill wheel of  the mill upon the bank,  Itniade sonic     pools where children  love to be,  It helped tho merry fisher as his hook  arid line lie sank,  " And it whispered as it ran into the  _   sea:  "I'm'glad     I helped the miller, and  made the children dance.  And     I'm a, lad. I made the     fisher  merry be;  I'm glad     I did a bit of work when  once I had the chance,  And now I'm glad I've made a lar  ger sea.".���������St Nicholas.  See the notice of a drawing for the  Gramophone August 2nd. TheAVhite  SwattTi Soap advertisement.  ', No part of British Columbia today oilers so many advantaass to the,  m  Investor as does .VANCOUVER ISL AND.      ,   ��������� ,       .  Its vast and varied natural weal th has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact th at it has never beea promiently laid  before tbe public. -- '      - ."  COAL  -:o:  TIMBER  . FISH    .  GAME "  GOLD  VSILVER  IRON  COPPER  R.P. RITHET,  ���������  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������: :-: :-: .-: :-B.C.  Ladysmith is again synonomous  with British .victory. This time lire  smelter has captured an ore. con tract  from under the noHscs of American  competitors.���������Vancouver World.  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared, will grow almost any product of the  ' ''     . i., .      - ,    -.  - i i ,  soil known to man, '     >,      ' i i  WHEAT  ���������v.  VEGET ABLES  OATS  RYE  OF  ALL "KINDS  APPLES.'  PRUNES  PEARS  FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL  ���������i ��������� i v    '   -  The Canadian Pacific Company will  adopt a literal. land  policy,  and  tha     1,500,060 acres contiolled  ble terms to actual settlers.  by    them will be disposed of on reason-  Government lands can be secured  who desire _a new home in a country  and     money can be made by those  possessing the /  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi   th, will  supply  any  information  obtainable to those who contemplate   a visit with a view of  investment if  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre of the great coal m ining    district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in each year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow in importance as the Island is '  developed.     >  Subscribe for and read THE  DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH," B. C.  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied and is in charge of  JOS   PEIXIGRINELLI  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION.LANDS IN MANITOBA THE- NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES     AND   THE YUKON  TERRITORY. ,  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not'more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten,cents per ton of 2,000 pounds I  shall be collected on the gross output. - ���������  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years-  and'over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free nii_ei 's .certificate is granted  for one or' more years, not exceeding  Ave years, upon payment in advance  (7.50,, per. annum for an individual,  and from (50 to (100 per annum for  a company'according to capital.  A free     miner,, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  same with two legal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shall be recorded within  fifteen days if located within, ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  additional day-allowed tor every.additional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording a claim is (5.  At least (100 must be expended -  on." the. claim -.each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When (500 has been expended .or paid  the locator' may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  oth<*r requirements, purchase the land  at (1.00 an acre.  Permission may  be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to   lorate  claims containing uon and mica, al*>o  copper, in "the "rul'on territory, of an  area not exceeding 160 acres.  The     patent ior a mining location  shall prowde Tor the payment   of   a  Royalty of 2J per cent, of thc sales  of the products of the location.  ,P!acer     Mrning���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting the  Yukon Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are 100 ft; square,      entry fec*?5, renewable yearly; On the North Saskat  ihewan River claims are either  bar  or bench,  the former  being���������1.00.   feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Terfittfy���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to the  submerged bed     or bars of the river  below low water mark, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or  bench claims,  except on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where   the  lessee may dregde to high water mark  each alternate leasehold.  The lessee  shall  have a dredge  in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five aiiles,  but where a person  or company   has  obtained more than one lease       one  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  (10    per  nniim for each mile ol river leased  Royalty at the rate of 2fc per cent,  collected on the output after it exceeds (10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five, miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable'.  The Uvssec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark,, that boundary to be fixed by its position on 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 ol the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  6uch date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year and (10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer mining.  Placer Mining in the Yukon Territory���������Creek,     gulch,    river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet     in  ength, measured ou the base line or  general direction of the creek or gulch  the width  being from 1,000 Jo 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250  feet square.  Claims are murl.ed     by two legal  To     Paiis     belongs   the  doubtful  glory    of disco*.ering  t<he comic side  of  a shocking  love   tragedy.   Armand  Gully,  20,   lovod  a gul   of   unseen,  and   was  loved   by  her.    The  pd rents  on  both srdes approved highly of the  match, the  engagement   was  official,  arrd  the wedding day was fixed.  But  Armand    was thrown  out of   work,  and he has a melodramatic temperament.    The future   looked  bla������k;    ho  could  not  support  his bride,  "-Ire  engagement     would  ha\e   to   i.c broicen  oft.   Ho never  stopped  to consult  ins  oi Uic    'gut's      parents,   or wonder  whether at twenty he would   iot  >,e  aMe   to find  work.   "No,   let  us  die  in each  other's   aims,"   he   told    his  sweetheart.    She was apparently interested     by  the idea. Yes,      they  would die togpUier, and their pa mi Is  and      friends  would   weep   foi   their"  melancholy      fate,    and   the  papcis  would  be full of  "Vet one more romantic double suicide."    So  ihe  two  young   "tragic comedian's"  took     a,  loom   in umhotel     together,  the  boy  bringing with him  a loaded  revolver  He      clasped  the girl  with one aim  and fired point-blank twice.   She was  killed      instantly,   receiung  two  bullets in the brain,  fie turned Ihe   rc-  \olver again.st      himself,   hied   twice  also,   and   fell back   wounded,   but not  dead.     die was found,  noised,  rnd,  ���������having completely iccoveied, 'ias hecu  Uied foi murder.  An eloquent     and  pathetic counsel defended   him.  With  tears in his eyes and a l������ind-  kcichief  in   one  hand,   the   bairi.stcr  begged     the juiy  to allow lum  to  lead   some   touching   lines   by       his  client.    Gentlemen  of   the  jury/might  not find  that' they tore the mark of  original .genius,  and,  in fact,    t/hey  were obviously     inspired by Museft._  But none could deny that they showed an unmistakable stamp of sincerity.    Counsel read theveises.'  Beginning,    like     Mubet's   famous   poem,  pboot tye     willow" to be   planted on  his grave, the lines  prayed  that  aftei  Armand'<? death his heart should  be burred beneath his lo'^e's window.  Fiom it wild roses grow, .which the  loved  hands  would  pluck.    The veise  of  its kind  showed  undoubted  poetic  taste.    The jury was much affected,  instantly brought.in  aveidict.of ac-  rfuittal,  and    Aimand  Gaily  left the  court      a fiee     man,  amid  applause  winch it was impossible to suppress.  But "the story ot  th*; murderer-poet  has   a sequel.    Viscount  dc   BorrcHf  writes to the "Gaulois:"  "Here is an exoeedrngly humorous  business. One Aimand "Gaily kills a '  woman, and tries do kill himself,  hut, of couise, Jails, as they always  do. At the trial, counsel reads, as  being ihe work of his client, ai poem  by myselt, pu'bhslved some three years  ago rn the "Ga.ulois." And, of  com so,, acquits  him.    It appears   to  ^���������*M***-M*'-M''4-**-*>***M*^  %  y  f  $  ���������Ft,  Union  reiving  NANAIMO,   B. C.  flanufacturers of the ^iw  BEER  Co  In [British Columbia  Lager  Beer  and Porter  Guaranteed  Brewed  1 ��������� i     1 ' Ecst (* ri c*'sn Msli Run Heps  <K*--K~'H-'--M'*'H--^*H'*I������4^������<^  i*  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened by  us  ways  gives satisfaction.  Picks bandied and repaired.  Sri ipsrrii tiling    in eU1     its   ^rantie,  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -    -    - wdyamith, b  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU ?  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT is wheie the slaughtering ���������  done locally? We are not depending on what the Wholesalers send us  and ,  can ...GUARANTEE  EVERY- THING to be FRESH AND CLEAN  BUNNELL   &    PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK,  GAT^R"3  g/l-,E^T  LADYSMlTi  t  x  LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO. x%  ������������������ ������ j  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV-     -1  ���������    ED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY. -* *  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  -���������  ���������t  WJLLJAM5 \V )    V I 3 { Z '  gSSaSE^'-^ifea  eJ   in   this matter."  As   no   levi'sion   of   trial   can.  over  follow   an   acquittal,   Armand   Gaily  is safe,      'but     his  eloquent  couiisel  must feel annoyed.  rs  PATENTS  r Charges moderate. Nofee tillpr.'oiitisi  f tetters sttictlv confidential Add  [ E. 6. SIGGERS. Patent Lawyer, W.^c! *n<jt  DESIGNS  TRADE-MARKS  AND COPYRIGHTS'  fd   mm m ������������������������ ���������  ������W"       CBUINED  ADVICE AS TO PATENTAEILITY  Notice in '��������� Inventive Age "  Book "How to obtain Vulents" t\   ai>E3, oq  .  Charges moderate. Nofee till pa'o:it is secured. 1  ������_*. ... ..     -  ���������,-  .> ,    Aadrei.s,        ���������  ten, o. c.;  posts, one at each end, bearing   notices.   Entiy must be obtained with-| me that I deserve to be congratulat  in ten miles of mining Recoidci's office.    One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The peison 01 company staking    a  claim must bald a free miner's osrti-  ficate.  The discoverer ol a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest'of the party ordinary claims only.  Entry fee, $ 10.   Royalty at l^ie rate  of two and one-half per cent. 'oh,?the  alue of the gold shipped fiom     the  ifukon Territory to be paid to     the  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim     on  eaeh  separate river, creek or  gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free mi nets may work their claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of J2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained     on  the same creek, gulch or river by giv-  ng notice and paying .a fee.  Work  must  be done on a claim each  yeai to thc value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has      been  done must..be obtained each year;     if  not, thc claim AaII be deemed to  be  abandoned,  and    open  to occupation  and entry by a Tree miner.  The boundaries of a claim  may   be  defined  absolutely by having  a survey  made  and publishing  notices   in    the  Yukon  official  Gazette.  Petroleum���������All  unappropriated   Dominion lauds in Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory,  are open to prospecting-for  petroleum,  and the Minister*  may reserve for an individual or com  pany  having  machinery on thc  laud  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width shall not excec<  three  times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satislactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding (140 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of Ji.00 per acre ar.^  the remainder -of tlie tract rescrveo  namely, 1)280 acres will be soU  at tbe rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rata j  as may be specified by order-\n-coun-  cil.  JAS,  A. SMART.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  Department of the Interior, ������������������    .  ENGLISH  OAK WARE  These silver mounted English oak goods are  rich in appearance, substantial in character and  give exceilant service.  s.'  Oak Salad Bowls, best Quality, siher     plated mounts, complete  with servers, like cut, , t   $7. 5o each  Oak Butter Dishes with loose linings ������?3 illld   3.50 each  Oak   Biscuit Jars, Three Styles 88.50,450 and 5.00   each  Oak - Liquet- Frames, with 3 Bo (ties $8.50 and. 12 oacll  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MI'S'ING   REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands   may  be   nuielus-  ed at til) per ucie foi soft coal   and  5,20  for   anthracite.   Not  nunc  than  320 acres can be acquired by one ui-  dmdual 01 company.    Royalty at the  rate    of ten cents per   ton of 2,000  pounds    shall      be 'collected  on  the  gross  outujut.  Quait/.���������A fiee minor's cer tific.ite is  gianted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per'aimum for  a company, according to capital.  A      fiee liKiiei,  having disco\ei<>il  mineral  rn place, may locale a claim  1,500  x   1,500   feet..  The  fee   for   recording a claim  is  ",.*).00  At least $100 must be e\ pen dpi on  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the laud at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a. royalty of 2i per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry .fee $5, ver  newab'le yearly.  A free miner may obtain ' two .leases  to  dredge  for  g-old   of  five miles  eaeh for a term of twenty  years, renewable at the descretion of the Minister of thc Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in j  operation .within one season from the!  date of tho lease for .each five miles.  Rental, $10 per; annum for each wile  of river teased. Royalty at the rale  of 2A per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister  of the  Interior.  PAINTING,  PAP'Sk  ETC.  .ri v.M il  Work- done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence in roar  of Ladysmith   Motel.  J.   F,.  SMITH, Prop.  J.PI[RCUKD CO.  WHOLESALE DRYGOODS.  Victoria, B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHfRTS, ETC  H.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING  of  all  kinds'prompt it  attended to.    Shop on Gatacre    at  y\>m  Solicitor, Etc.  Money  st. Avenue  to  Loan  LADYSMI)  Ladysmith   Temple No.  5  Rathbon  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's ha'-  2nd  and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  m  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  Meatmarket  LADYSMITH B.C. I aciu.-���X^rX -
fHfi   DAltV   LEDGER
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s-x^-ri-a ijg^-aga-x*^^
A' few     Eagles fluttered up to Na-
mimo last e\eiung.
CANS
.Judge llainson     ailived at Lad>-
finiilli on the morning's tuun.
When  in need  of stationary call at
's  booKslorc
your wants.
Knight's  booKslorc  and  he   will   ��ry
lo hi
Wm. Da\is, inspector of schobl'S,
was in thc cily \ esleid.iy, and in
compnny villi Clerk ytowail, visited mud looked- o' i-r the school lnuld-
in��s.
Fiom the number of insurance men
who are around town of late at is
fair Lo conclude that everybody is
hav lift ai chance to -protect iheiii-
.selves. ~
Airs Walter Thompson returned
from Nan.umo this jvioiriuitj, accompanied by a P'l'i} ol ladies, including her liiothei, ��Mis I'rieslly, ami
Alias Priestly.
\    The      rafilc   I aires   place   tonight   at
,Io!iii Thc'.s foi   I lie sunt'.
I'.ii-Hkms uoui the district smith of
.l.ailjMinitli report that Ihe .storm ou
Thinsday night did much harm to
hay. Il.ij iiud'iiig is unusually late
tins \e,u, and when the stoim came
maiu l.irmcis had Luge quantities
yet lo lie g^thc-i cd hi, and Hie heavy
i.1111 or course, did much d.image to
it.
C'apiain Casey, now first a dicer o��
the SkinIcy Dollar, will assume
command of the ship on ainval at
San Francisco. Captain Casey was
formeily in command of Uic Victoria
which was vaccked On the China
coast some yen is :��go. Captain Huso
of the Stanley Doll.-r, will lidw; a
few monlhs oil and will tal'c charge
of anolher ol Ihe  Dollar line's .ships.
TO WIN SITE EXTENSION
Adjoining the old lownsite of
DUNCANS, V. I.
H A small >area has been laid off   in town lots which are no'W offered
at '
LOW   PRICES   AN   D ON   EASY TERMS.
The   future   of  the  Cowichan      District  and   Vancouver   Island
will  exceed  expcctalions   and   Ibis is n good  chance f ���'��� ,n, safe and
profit.ilTli'  investment.
SEE PLANS Ai\ I) PRICES
Agents, J. STEWART J. H  WMITTOME
Providing (he weather is line the
Rev. R. .1. Howcn will, as announced
in 'I hursday's Ledger, hold a soni-
FCrvicc at Shell Hcac-h on Kunvl.w
eveniivg al, S la. Those who a I tend
the service should eilhei laud on the
beach nv moor then* bonis- close In
���tine shore. Many people have signi-,
tied their intention of hear trip, the
service.
'Messrs. Men roicimmer and J Slu-
wnrt drove up to. Nanaimo yesicrday
afle'rnoon, Toluvning last even nig.
Th'21 travellers went to the neighbor
ing city to bid l'nrcwe'1 to I heir old
fr end, .fudge P. Young, who leaves
fai'o'iily For Atlin. ' They attended
the Eagle's session while in Nanaimo. The jj'Milleinen say the roads fly1-
Iwecn here and NaHiimo are in excellent condiLion now.
Ladysmith,   V.  I.
Duncans,
V.  I.
jOmaWBtSs-.
LENZ & LEISER
WHOLESALE DRY       GOODS,
MANUFACTURERS OF
GENTS'  FURNISH INCiS, ETC.
SHIRTS, OVERALLS, ETC.
VICTORIA, n. .C.
FECIALS
NAIL  BRUSHES
5, 10, 25c Each
TOOTH  BRUSHES
10, 15,20,25,  35c, Each
,  s
HAIR   BRUSHES
25c. 35c to $1.25
VIOLET  TOOTH  POWDER
10c per box
ITA1R  PINS
, 2 ppekets for 5c
DRESSINfi   COMBS   	
   )henv*}   back)
10,20,25,10 500
SEWING   MACHINE  OIL
(lni'gc si/e boltle)
10c, Each
PEARL BUTTONS   (two  and
four'holes.    Cleni)
5c psr. dozen
DRYSDALE-STEVENSGN
Co.   Ladysmith
Ladysmith Boat Duildin?
it
Launch and Pleasure Boats of all
descriptions for Jlrie. < Boats built
lo oidci and Repaired. Spoon oars'a
Speciality.
IIARRUP AND IIAYEDN.  ���
BOAT     BUILDERS.
if
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Manufacturers of the Famous
CUBAN  BLOSSOH
None but Union Lab    Employed
n. J. BOOTH, Prop.
/
ATTENTION
��� HOTEL LELAND.
(T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)
;One block-fiom C'.P.R. Depot and
steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modal led. Rates $2 per
day. Corner Qranville and Hastings
streets   Telephone, 1-4.
NOTICE
__vi/; \*C^_ \*Z *���_�����__ --J'��� -t* *U -t- ^?'
"~^i\"    -���""*" ^t\       sl\      /K"     *lv      *K       . I��       /t"t
SPORT
;>-,���7rr-
CRICKET���
"Say,   old   man,   1 'have a icrr-i^rle
tliusl.'"
never tcriible."
"I'aulon  me,  my  boy,  a thirst
i-.
CUPID'S 'IROUIU.Eg IN ELGIN
Sujid has Ktmck acSivig out in
[Miii.mli'lpliia, Pa , July 2!L��� piry'Kaiu eounly in the shape ot a new
was resumed Unlay in the uiclet. , ,aw> '"-"d, he's go i��g to find an urinal'h L. sween the Maryle-bone Ci n-L hcaid-of obstacle when he wauls to1
el Club of London and the (ieutle- mate couples rn a hurry in Elgin and '
iTen  of I'l'iil.idelpiira.    The  course \vns   other towns tlieic'ahoiits. ' I
Notices were posted that after Ju. '
ly  1   prospective  Kane county bride- I
their first     ���.nnuijs.   They, scorrcl 77 'grr.oms must apiear, with the neces-
n ns  vrs:enl.-iv foi   the loss of  three   sary fees,     conscnls, and, things, be-
in   I'oifeet  condiLion   when   llw      Fn-
j'lishmen      wcnl   lo   hat   to coneludo
wic1 els. The  home  playeis  were all
out for a total of 217.
THE RING���
FRANKIE   NEILL   WINS
ANOTHER  FIGHT
The Ciimil.cil.nul I'-ooI'lvallcrs, it
would seem, Ivue decided n*bl to take
up' tne challenge issued hy the Lady-
sin i I h leam . Wuli.il ground and
r'Ciitral referee, said lhe challenge,
hut, thai dues not, look good lo Ihe
Cumib'ciLind hovs They lay low, all
the same Gairison. AilirwMil, "Cold
Teet ���'
Roe Ihe Prirllaivd llnlel notice i e-
gardmg rent of moms.
foie County Clerk W. F. Lynch at ',
Geneva in order to secute a marriage'
license. - ' _ I
* Heietofore it, Iras I ten easy to ap- '
pro-T-h   the hymeneal altar in Elgin. ���
All a swain had     to" do was to call
on  ('it,- Clerk  Svlla  fat   the license,' I
San    Francisco,      Cal.,   July  aH.    ,      ,  ..     t<  ..    , -,  ,    ,
The 2r,-ro.md bout at the Colmn |"r" M'* h>'Ua ��^ppc-ned to have gone
Cluh last night between Frantic la*av��� a l,S,li,lft llil> ol ^'"^"'np
\e.ll,~t.he bMitain-wciojIit champron, 1,! c lhat 1he >'mn,S n>��� wa-. never
and H.-riv Tcnnv, of San Kiancsco. |l,olll(" fl rs '����� |,is n^' ��'\ ?p- ���������
ended in '.. ueloiv foi Neill. Tonnv I M,""h' 1,I"1,U "p *������- nolaiy piiMie
proved himself ' IcJ*.*..;,.!,^ and .ai"* "w]c *W���" that he loved his
clc.vr fighter, and laid his own will.! <*-'���* aml his S"1 lo^cdvhlln. He paid
lhe Lh.imp'ion  up  to the end dK   tic
m*
NANMMO
(From   the   Herald)
Jas.  \l\ils<��n,_t'uivpuiileiid.'iil
of   (he
C.P
leli'u.ijphK,   .lelhrncd   yester
day horn an inspection trip to'Quat-
smo lie loaves foi points dowt-n the
line   this  nuviiiiuc;.
Dr. Ponle, Us not'd Nova Scoli.in
goolc-ipisl, n tinned usleuh.v lo X.i-
li.umo
���Jos.   Shi re-, of  Wellington,       was
hiougbl   injcslerduy and  Ime.l a frve-
dollai   lull   fen   being  diiink  and   dis-
(jidi i ly.
���J. II. Cockniif rr-luip'M yesterday
rroin C.ilifoiru.i, v.leie he was,in attendance al the :iiin'i.il iiieeting oT
Hie grand lodge of Hie S,.ns oP St
(ieoigc. Heivliimd hv way ofl'oil-
l.ind, where he v a-, uunrd by Miss
Floieiicc CoclviiiL,. who icll l ned with
him. '
Ral'ph -Smith,   M.P.,   leaves        this
morning  for  ;i wirk  at Harrison   I lot
.'Sprif.g-.s_ in   the  hope  Uiat  if will rc-
Mievu  him  -nf a slight   afl-ack   of sciatica, v
. The. i'uiii-i'al oflilile lOvclyn f!il-
iiinur who was drowned in |,"h-c hay
exactly a, week nr,<>, tool, iilm-e at
Nanaimo cenvrle.ry ycslerday. Rev.
Hugii'i s ���     ci'iiduelcd   services   a I    the
rr.siflei.ee      i'vlill'i in   Sl reel,.
Ijth      round.   After   Wmt,   hnwv-ve.i,
Neill  had  a decided  advantage  in al-
nio-,1  cvpry round.
FICHT 20 ROrNDS
RI-l+HIRE   l.flfiO PICOPLE
Los   AiiRiIes,  Cal.,   July   20.���  Before a crowd   of   t,1)00  persons  at lhe
new     Pavilion  Athletic Cluh,  Hugo
ivelly, .of Chicago, ami Thomas Buifa.s
of  Detroit,   last   night   four.lit  twenty
rounds   lo a I'mi'di     Bums  had      the
b.-iter     of I he light   f i oin   tho stall,
a.. I  piliis'ud   his o.>P' n lit   'jii'.w 'i i'-
al.ly,   !"it owing  loan  agi'eeiiu nl cn-
tei< I into Ly ilvc two   vi im-ipals pix.-
vioas      (o eiiU'tmg the i in�� , Rt-rei"e
("nailcs   Eylorr  was compelled  to declare   lhe  bout     a draw,   'lhe   agree-
menl   was   lo   the  cluct   thai   if  the
two   mri'.i were   on   tli.ir   feet at   lhe
end  of the I vvcuiieth  lorind,   the hgpal,
should   be a di aw.
An      exchange    i-av s.    This-   fellow
Golch   cetl.iiuly  lias   assuiante >l-
feung    to hox      for 11k heavyweight
liciii-rs.        lie knows     nothing   alwnit
lhe game of. hosing,   ami   is  simply,
j spurred  on  hy his n;g'gi'e��.sive  egotism-
K.'oMi   ha.s not.   tliclighliiig   instiucf,
else   lie would   not lia.ve  supinely   submit ;o:l   lobe   nearly   slranph'-d'      lo j
div.-.h in  his reci-n-f   match   with Tom'
-.#
F01{ THE STOVE
he.     ticket:;      hit  all   sold
loi:
ralilc of the .stove  for  Uncle  Ned.
will   lie  rallied  at I
on Saturday c\ i-njn
,lie
It
Mi    Nolarv     2:"i eeuls^and thai was
all Iheie was io if.
But now a new law says this cus-
1om shall he abolished. Resii.lt: All
tho notavirs aie r.ngirv, and, likewise,
the prospect-Live Me'edicts.
���. o	
NEW YORK'S OATT
The New Yorl er who rises e^ilv
in the morning tn snatch a hasty cup
of coffee and a roll and rushes to the
Kiib'\vavris urged, by the tra nman to
"^"p-livcly " Tie keeps uj) ihe step
i\cly gait through lhe day. Steji
l \c-\y is thc motto from (he time he
roar lies his office until he wearily
-Lt-os his desk and rushes for the
subway again, to hear once more the
iircml injunction of the trainman to
step still more lively. It ts step
livelv at lire club, step lively into
bed and step lively from it again in
Hie morning. Is  it a wunder  that
the doclois are entering their proles Ik agai'.\sl <he speed with which
we live, and tl at the mortugry recti,Is nol onls of New York citv hut
of ev.;ry other great city tell the sad
and impressive story oT "death by
heart disease?' How much "of this
is Wall, street, responsible, for,,'and
how much can wei char ���re ��� to the
wheal pit, lhe produce exchange, and
the col Io,n exchange? And after the
Wealth Iras been accumulated of What
service, is i(, when even the churches
are inclined lo stamp it unfit for use
I'-vniise lit is ta.inted?>-I.!e!-lic':i
WeciMvf   .       -
SHILLINGS <
BEST BAKING POWDER
A big consig"
ment just arrived
direct
\l OL TINS -' 5CC
! IILF
Public notice is hereby given tnat
no person or persons shui! cut, or re-
iiiovc any timber on Section 1, R. 8,
Cranberry Dislncl, or -any of my
land adjoining in Bright district,, or
trcspa'-'siiie;, or Ihey will be prosecuted  according to law.
v.        JAMES  PATERSON.
Dated  July 11,  J
We Have Just Replenished Our
GENTS'  FURNISHINQ
DEPARTMENT.
With an entirely new range of. Mens',     Youths',     and Boys' Fancy
Silk and Wool Sweaters. , ' '   '
-"    REGATTA SHIRTS
NEOLIGEE SHIRTS      .
\ -       '���
All new design and value unii card of in previous quotations,
We arc   clearing out our entire line of     SUMMER HATS, SUM-
MER   SUITS and SUM'MERNOVELTIES at     less than Factory"
Price . -   ��� ' ��� - ���
SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.
GATACRE ST.
LADYSMITH
ltiamm
Ah Wing & Co,
Merchant Tailors
Ladles' mid Gents' Clothes Made_to
Order.
PERFECT FIT GUAR ANT*-: 11
LADYSMITH,   B,. C.
M.
'PHO.VE   2-1
PHONE   21.
1
Further particulars of the damage
done '.������by the.: recen! tliunderstonir
Thc lightning isti'iick Uic prices of
some of the goods at Simor Leiscr
& Co.'s. Ltd.,; with the icstilt that
,\, <u can now get a summer hat or
shut at factory prices.
���  "_ ������ti^	
All  August magazines now in
Knight's hoolc store.
at
.Jenkins   whin   Hie  rules  provide   Mial.
no  strangling   shall   he  allowed.
W'avii       (iokdi   .'liwnvei'ed   that   tlie
rd*! ivc had no objection  to   the strdii-,      	
gle   being   applird   by   .leirkius,       Hie!"     " : "' ���
liig  rarnu'r instead  of  relaliafii;^ an!il I TENDERS
.sli'.,.'!:..',liii.g    ,1'fiiLiis,    threateni';!'    to I    ,V' " ,ie ''''em'ved by the imdersignod
<|Uit,  iiikI  tal'.-'jd ahhic streat- ! i. the ! l|l��   ,(1 Saturday   . noon,   August 5th,
will   he  rallied  at the  Pretoria   I foici ! inxi.inel   m.mi
the 3jlth..
spi c(a.t..r.s.
iiisi.iiicl a.a
of Ihc'rrnjr;
Gotcli   lacLs   the f
will  (In well   to  l.c
DMiibAin
fur the lowering of Masonic Hall to
, 0U|, official grade... Plans and specifications for work to he done can bo
seen at my residence any night after
0 p, rn. Lowest or any lender not
necessarily accepted.
MURDOCM-C MATI-1ES0N.
FOR   RENT.
The hotel  apart men ts of the .Portland    Hotel,      consisting   of   twenty
rooms,      including   kitchen,   pantry,
store-rooms,   14   bedrooms,   well   furnished,   ?lc.    The  house,  without the
bar, jvill be leased by the nndersit'.n-
od   at very   reasonable  rates.     Call
and look over   the  premises.  A good
boarding house  keeper can  do  well.
ANGELO TATE,
Proprietor.
Br.R,B. Dier
Surgeon Demist
AM  work guaranteed, and-.at-reasbn-
' aide rates.
Hi^h St. Ladysmith
OPEN AT ALL HOURS. ��
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for school house," will,'he
received by the undersigned up to
noon of Tuesday, the isl August,
1905, for the erection and completion of a large one-room frame school
house on Lot 12, .Oyster- Distiict,
Vancouver Island.-
Plans, specifications, contract and
foi ins of tender may be seen on and
afler'the 21th >.July, 1905, at the
olhce o'f Sleid.cn Kenyan, Esquire,
Sccietary of the School Board, Lady
smith, ami at, the Lands and Works
Department,   Victoria,  R.  C.
Each proposal must be accompanied by cash or an accepted bank
caei'iie or cerlrficafc' of deposit on a
durleied hank of Canada, ina.de payable to thc undersigned, in the sum
ol 1.50, which shall be foife'ited if
the p.-uty tendering decline to entai
into contiact when called upon to do
so. The cash, cheques or certilicate
of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers
*..ilinie icluiried to them upon the ux-
cciiiion ot the cmirjtct. 'lhe siicccs-
ru!l tci.deier-; -,v:iibe rcquiied to fur-
ni.^'h a t ond him-elf and two sureties
in the sum ui SSOfl each for duo f'il-
fiin.ciiL o' t'i'e wo-k contracted for to
the satisfaction of the Ilonouiable
the Chief Commissioner. Upon the
execution of the bmd the cash, cheque , or certificate of deposit above
mentioned will be returned to lhe
contractor.
Tenders' will not he cons tiered unless made out on the forms supplied,
.iii'! signed with ihe actual signalure
of the  Ienderei. l
The lowest or any tendur not necessarily acc��pled.
W, S.  GORE,
Deputy Commissioner of Lands and
���   Works, .
Lands and  Works  Department,-'
Victoria,  B.  C,  201h July,  lflOf).
W,G. Fraser
MerchantTailor^
(ifat Avenue)
Spring Stock on hand. Call early and
/   get your choice.
FISHING TACKLE
Trowling Spoons in Abundance. Latest designs and gooxl killers.
A Complete Stock ol Flys in. AL L VARIETIES' t^
Balance of our hrghtlass Fishing Rods at ' '"
25 PER CENT DISCOUNT - '
.-'-O'-tlNS
NEW BROWNING AUTOMATIC SHOTGUN AT  ,
"$28 ���   JJ".
LADYSMITH HARDWARE* CO., Ltd
Charlie   Duiirri
t
.MERCHANT TAILORS
NEW    SPRING   AND  SUMUER CiOODS .JUST ARRIVED.
Charles Dunn, of the above firm, v isits Ladysmith every Sunday for the
purpose of  taking  measurements and   seeing customers    personally.    May
be seen at the  Hotels,     Wc guarantee all stock-and ajieifecl fit at    the*
lowest possible lates.   Suits Horn     -(,15.00 up.   Pants  horn $4.00 up.  All
Hand-made.     Full line of the Latest supplies   ALWAYS  car^ftd  by  Mc.  ,
Dunn. ... d -^       ' 1 I., i i
ONE  HUNDRED  ACRES  OF-  LAND   IN THE CEDAR
- DISTRICT- - 1
HAS BEEN PLACED vVITH ME
FOR SALE
FOR A LIMITED TIME AT
x     $265
I H WV. TWOSHEKP FARMS ON ONE OF THF..GULF JSlAVDS
c $450 buys- the two
JOHN STEWART l\ O. Box 26S
CONVEYANCING NOTARY   PUBLIC.
The next Drawing* for the
ITE
Why Buy From Peddlars?        ��
^
If you c:>.n get first-elass goo ds : at,     low  priecw from  a reliable
house  at  home.. The  peddlars that call here try ,lo ^p,el, rid of such
trash as  they cannot sell at  huine.   If yoii gel, an ai'tide" from     a
reliable firm you are sure tha t the  goods  are. as .represented,  and
if you are not'satisfied you have .something- t,o fall  buck on as we
are here since this town was    first  started,  and hold -our reipula-
' tion   as    a fir.st-cla,ss   homo.    We carry,nol'hing i'li our line l/nt, tho
best quality of goods and sol���  on   small   profits,  as  our .expenses
.. are small.    We have no fat salaries   to pay and no  travelling expenses     CaM and-,compare our prices and our goods, and-donjt; be
deceived.'. '". \''.'""'
BFORCIMHER
WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN
Fipst Avenue,   X
Ladysmith,   B. C
Stoves
toves
AT 4 p.m., at, JOHN BTCK  LE'S STORE. ;
Every . 25-Cent purchase 61 Wh itc    Swan     Soap     enttTies you to a
ticket in the drawing lor this high grade gramophone.
mmniiiii jiMMi-wiii-Mi
We are making them of the Newest.   Pattern and Latest
Styles.
WE.DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK
Our Prices are Reason*  blc
SEE OUR    NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.
LAOVSniTrt IR3M & 3TOV6 WJRK5 CO,, LTdV

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