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 s  ��������� f      *'< i * * ���������^* ,  Daily Ledger  ? >S^^>%  ���������/.*���������<$���������  ^  #JG  '���������%���������  1 i905  x  <&'  .    /A, P.^'i^  VOL. 2,  MONDAY,      JULY     31,  1905  PRICE   FIVE   CENTS  SEE  [TRUSTEES APPOINT  NEW PRINCIPAL  William Dakin of Irvine, Assina<  boine Gets; This Pcv ,  '    '. sition  to  Three  Ladies afe  Appointed  to Positions |on Teaching  Staff  The Board of School-Trustees held , Dingwall,   .Nanaimo;       Miss  J.   A.  heir regular meeting in  Uic Council ( Gillies,  Nanaimo;        Miss  Charlotte  WILL DISCUSS JAPAN'S DEMANDS  IN A BUSINESSLIKE WAY  * m^aaanaaammwawamwmamam  Witte Says He Will Do Anything Compatible with  Russian Dignity-and Honor to Es-  tablish Peace  0>  .'harnbcrs oil Saturday evening last*,  those present being ChairniMi lluiii-  nfng, Trustees Caned, liiiighcs, and  Robestson and Secretary Stewart.-  A considerable amount of business  was transacted, the most imp*-riant  yf which was the appointment of a  tew principal and teachers. .  The secretary'^read applications as*  follows:        ��������� ^  For principalship',,'W. Dakiii, B. A.,  of Assinaboa.        -  ��������� .  For principalship or teacher of upper divisions'  Miss  S.  J.  Pcppard, Halifax,  T.   A  McMartin,     Extension, Geo. M. Bov-  or, Harwood. '      i i    ��������� I >  All of /-these applications were ac-  ompanied ly recommendations. Each  applicant for the .above positions-has  visited     Ladysmith   anch nterviewed  the trustees! j;'   ^  ���������( * '-   I ! [| i !  Mr.   Carroll"   spoke strongly in fa-  i;or of   appointing     Mr.  Dakin.   All  the - trustees "   with the exception- of  Mr.  Robertson     liari seen Mi.  Dakin  aUd all ' were     favorably impressed  ,with'him.   '   "Mr.     Carroll explained  >thaif Mr. Greaves, ,who unfortunately  was unable     to be     present   at the  [meeting  had spoken to him   n favor  of giving"     thc appointment   to Mr  Dft'������'n, and as_no tiustee present had  said  "anything   'against such'an appointment being .made he, the speak-'  er'iwould    move that Mr'. ,"- Dakiri's  ftppHcatiori be received and that lie be  appointed -to the principalship of tbo  Ladysniith^ public     school.     Tuistecs  Hughes    seconded this mouon and iL  was carried unanimously.  -Several credentials, sent in by  Mr.  Dakin,were lead by the secretary before    the appointment was made and  all of them spoke strongly foi the applicant,   avowing lum to lie a Cleveland capable teacher in every tespect.  The   references    were fiom gentlemen  holding    lcsponsible  positions in   the'  places in   which Mr. Daikin has prc-  \ iously taught, and they all declared  him to be thoroughly capable of managing a    most unruly     class and all  ��������� predidctcd that" the trustees would.le  thoroughly satisfied in time to come,  if they saw fit to appoint him.  ,    There     were" three vacancies on the  lower     teaching stall, and  for  these  positions  there     weie the loi lowing  I applications,     the maiorrty of which  tvere accompanied     with  good  reiei-  ences.  Miss J. C. Williams, Victoria;  Miss Dora Butler, Cedar; Miss J.  E. R. Fisher,     Nanaimo, Miss R. A.  Milligan,'   GUnoY, Miss G. M. Fred-  iiciVson,   ' Vancouver,"-' Miss   -Ilolli'si'  Fisher, Ladysmitli; ^MUs^e! M, Wea-  inillcr,'    Duncans;, Miss E. .Johnsoa,  Nanaimo;     Miss E. T. Smith, Cum.  berland,      Miss S.  F. Iliscocks, Victoiia. ,  ���������      ' *    ���������"  The various applications weie carefully^ Considered :andj the ^appointments  wei e made as follows:  ��������� For . tbe  position /of, teacher       of  giade 7. Moved by Mr. Hughes, seconded   by Mr.r Robertson,-   that-Miss  Gillies of Nanaimo, holder pf second  class certificate, he' appointed!   "''  For   -ihe  . positiqn,_of   .teacherof  grade    8,     moved by Mr.' Robertson,  Tokio,   July  30.���������An  official -   despatch from     Japanese headquarters  \says  that .the army on July 28  a<t  vanced  by forced  marches  and     at-  tacked     and  dislodged   the   Russians  holding the noith of  Pykoff,       ami  rushed  into'' the  towij,  which,  after  confused  street  fighting,   was  taken.  The enemy     flevl  in disoi-dcr southward.   They were followed and over- (  takten when I wo bundled  were killed  was  prepared  lo  make  peace, jnever-  and five hundred captured.                    I theiless, he added, as his  power's weie  teivirw %lnch he lias had  with    M.  Witte,   in   which  the latter said, that  if Russia and  Japan  had  agreed upon   a common   basis   licforc   appointing   peace  plenipotentiaries   it "jvould  have been much easier. As itt was,  M. Witte said, he regarded h4nsvlf  rather an ini'icriul courier scit to  ascertain  the terms of  J a pan i     lie  seconded hy     Mr  Ilollis  Fi.sher  Cairoll, that. Miss  of Lad} smith be  gp-  pointed.    Carried ^'"' \ g (f ^������   4. -  ��������� When', the sQuestfor$oj an"; appoint^--  ment of a "teacher" for grade five was  brought up,   it  was  mentioned  that  Miss  Wall  having  passed   the  recent  examination!- might -fc<e'-anxious -  to  retain  her "old  position-.on. the staff.  UnfoiUnately" Miss ���������Wall. had omit-  ted to state if this was the case,'.'hut  in, consiaeiatioh *ofl the fact that she  had done'such excellent work in the  school in tlie past,v-it^was deckled up-  *"���������"' a motion .by-Mr..-Rumming,   f*?e-  rlUSSIANS RUSHING  '        TROOPS TO THE   FRONT.  "St. Petersburg, July 30.���������The war  ollice  is  not .slackening  preparations  for conducting thc war in case peace  negotiations arc not successful.   The  gap  in  Linen/itch's  army  caused   by  the losses at Mukden has lieeii filled  and  the  laihoad  is  working  to  its  full capacity carrying reinfoicements  to'the seat of war.   Woik on      thc  trans-Baikal line has been completed,  London, 'July ,30.���������The Daily Telegraph's correspondent on  board  the  Kaiser Wilhelm der Gro?se, on which  M: Witte, the Russian! jjeace plenipotentiary is apassenger, sends an  in-  very   complete   and  he would   discuss  the demands  based  on   Japan's  actual military and naval successes in a  business-lite spirit of give and'take  ���������"But I cair not and will not'," continued      M.  Witte,   "entertain   '��������� der  J mands  based  upon cx|iected  military  successes   in  the   future,    I am    conversant with  the humane intenlions  of niy imperial master, and I will d������  anything   ' compatible  with  Russians  honoi  and dignity to establish^ that  work of which 1 have been    , an unswerving  advocate.     My" fast     task  howe\ei,  in  the new world  will  be  to scaich for a basis for fruitful discussion." ���������    "*       >   "V|'r >   ���������,  SATO  DENIES  THAT  1 HO   WAS,  INTERVIEWED  New York,   .July   20.���������Aimar  Sato,  of      tho   Japanese  peace delegation,  made a stalciiient  to   the  Associated  Pre s   in   which   he   dciiies   that    be  lias ever,  in any  inteiview, given any  on 1 line of the  terms upon  which Japan  will  negotiate  peace,  or   thai be  has announced that Japan will maku  any    .demands  whatever.    Mr.   S.tlo  said:      I   wish it   to   be ch'Tiily      1111-  deistood   that   I have  never given oin;  anything  that could   be coils ti lied  as  a, demand of thc  Japanese "yeace 1 0111-  miitee,  nor anything  that  could     be  taken as a condition upon .which  Japan   would   enter   into   any   negoti 1-  tioiis for peace.     I wish to deny that  1 am   the  spokesman   for   Baron   Lo-  inaura.   Sensational' articles ia\e  i������cru published which aie fabiic.i-  tions, and in which I have been 111 is-  qiioted.  ' "I do not know upon what ter ins  peace may be ncgo-tifcted. I Ion-1  know what the Japanese envoys con  sidcr as peace terms. I know of no  humiliating or  other  demands."  SHOWER BATH FOR  CONEY ISLANDERS  Storm of Terrific Intensity   Vi.  Sits the Holiday  Resort  A Bolt Struck a Sheltering Place  Killing  Five and Injuring Many  New York, July 30.���������During a  storm of terrific intensity tins a"-  lei noon /ne poisons were killed and  nine injured by lightning. Tlie dis-  iislcii happened at Parkway Beach,  Coney Lsland. Hundreds sought shelter uudei tbe big bath house.and in  the midst of the storm a bolt struck  tlie flag pole and fifty people weie  piof.trated. Ambulances were summoned and it, was found five weie  dcid  nn>I   many  injured.  The   dead      aie:    George   Denwita,  1 Jacob Fiankel, R F. Wash, C Ben-  1101 lv, Frank Bermcrle and Jf. Parr-  swelier.  Bridgeport, Conn , July ,30.��������� Two  lives were lost and immense damage  was clone to piopcity by the burst-  ,ng of leservoiis nor th of here as a  result of heavy rains. A greal body  of water nished through Trumbull-  town and into Berkshire pond, ��������� car-  lyuig houses in its course. Many  pel sons  had   narrow  escapes.  71\  ii-'���������ili  -���������k X X X X X X )K-  ADMIRAL  ROJESTVENSKY  IS  , ITALIANS ARE  SUFFERING  Fruit Trade of New Orleans  Being Affected by  /*  Quarantine    ';  .Mil     Ull      UIC    aUU.ll     LU     UllhN      Willi,  providingjshe\hadjptner arrange-;  sf "to appoint"aliss TC:^ Milligan,  on  oil-del"*;by MrrvRobertson;  to offer  a  position  611  tire staff'to  Miss  Wall,  ahdfpr    '"'       "  merits"  of C'ompx  ft  is   learned today' flut Hliss: Wall'  had declined  the ,.ttjigtees'.^otler, con-  sc'imently   Miss Mil,l|ig|R.n   has trecel'i'td  the  appointment.  The school'will reopen on * Monday-,-  August, 11 th, with the teaching staft  ss  follows'  Principal, W^. Dakin, assistant prin-  .(Associated Press Despatches.)  , Tokio, July 31.���������Rear Admiral Ro-  jestvcnslcy's condition has made satisfactory pi ogress since, the operation ���������that, was performed on" his forehead. He ,was able to leave his hod  and sit in a chair yesterday. Pains  in one foot, however, prevent his  walking freely, but no cause for uneasiness exists. The Admiral has  exp***:i������t*i' his sincere satisfaction ol  the  treatment accorded him.  Ml SH&Li  BE  or  (AssociateI Press Despatches)  New  Yoik,   July  31.���������The steamer  Proteus  *  ������  cip.il, B., S. .McDonald^  [  Div.   3,  Mi s  Cohiirn.'  ���������Di\.   4,  Miss Ramsay.'  Div'. ..r>, Miss Gillies-."  Div.  7, Miss1 Milligan.'    ���������       t  Div   8, Miss  Fisher;     -1  Div.   3,   Misb vTeague. .,   ,  Div.   10,  Miss  Abeioidmbie.'  The feacheis salaiies"weie ordeied  to be paid-and sundiy accounts to  the amounts of $7S 65 took thc same'  course.     >"';    ���������'.j   ' ,      i;   * '*"3''  Trustee Hughes * brought, up the  question ��������� o,f the- broken par.es of  glass in the- windows of both tchool  houses. According to "'the complaint,  it seems that so'me ofttthc yourgslers,  remembering     the      many     unhappy  ' Coniinued on Page Four.)  NOTICE  At the raffle for Uncle Ned's stove,  held on Saturday night, numbers 6  and fit! tied. The holders of these  tickets are notified to ai range with  Geo. B. Johnson for settling the tie  ,and ownership.  direct fiom fevei-mfected  New Orleans, was declared at "quarantine today to be absolutely free  from symptoms of yellow fever. Four  cabin passengers weie refused passage, because they came from Italian  quarters at New Oilcans, and al'l  steerage passengeis were rejected.  The Loui:ian.i board of health conducted this examination.        " '  At New Oileans rri'uch distress is  beginnnig to appear among the Italian population, growing out of the  practical expulsion of the fruit business from Louisiana on account of  the quarantines, and relief wort  (Associated Press Despatches)  St Petersburg, J.uly 30.���������The Emperor ������������������ has issued the following note  in reply to- an appeal fiom the clei-  gy of Orenburg* not to conclude a  shaiUT-Iul peace "The ^Russian/ people  can rely upon me. Ne*>er will I conclude a shameful peace, or one unworthy of great Russia.  ______<j   DLTCH   KILL  2G0   '  REBELLIOUS NATIVES  Amsterdam, July 31.���������The "Dutch  expedition sent against the iebPil'iouH  native stale of Boni, rn thc-lsland  of^ Celk'bcs, one of the Silivda Islands in thecEast Indies, inflrclcd "se-  leie punishment'on the natives, 2G0  of whom w*ere Jcrlled  The  foi lifieations  of  R.idjeewab one  of- the chief towns, was ra/ed by tire  is 1 guns  of the  warships.  MARINE  x a: x a$-&-a~  SPORT  -rlr  "It^    *Tfi"   stf   ^i^   ^i--   ^l"-    st^   Vf  /���������.������        ^J".        ^K ''������'.        ^I\        sl'\ ST\ /,'\  S.S. Princess May was in for coal  this morning.  Collier Creimanicus came in yesterday for a, fuH cargo of coal, ahout  (i.alO tons.  SS. Transport was in last night  for coal.  Tug Kvcoit was in for coal yesterday. The Escort, is now cugagrd in  the fishery business and after coaling, towed two scows to the salmon  traps.  SS.  Cscai  was 111 yrslerday for   a  cargo   ot      Tyee   matte  for  Taeoma  The Oscar  had  < n   board a ituanbity  of powder ami a load  of cement  from  Todd's Creek. v    .    -  Tlie coll'iei Cermanicns is captained by Capl. Biandt, who will be ic-,  meuiiieicd   by  people living  in J ady-  5K-  \i' \i/-  THE OAR-  The hrllsides again defeated tho  lull tops Saturday evening1 by a score  of 14 to 7 on the Gun Club grounds.  This  year's  Henley  regatta' was  a  hrill'ant affair.   Many sportsmen regretted   that  Toronto's  famous sculler,  L. F.  Scholes, was not on hand;  to  defen'1   Ins  title 111   the  Diamond  Sculls.    IJe would  have iun up   ag^-  arrist  a warm  customer in F. S. Kelly,  however,  who scoied  in  1902 and  i U)03     The  Australian  met  II.     T.  Blackstaff   in   the   final,   and   though  he bad previously rowed  in the final  of   tbe  Grand,   won   by  40   yaids   in  the new 1 coord of 8   minutes 11 soc-  sniith   who  were rLsident,s  of   Nanai--   , ,,_   . .   ,.     ..   ,       .    _,n ,  ,,   ..   .    '       I onds,  for   thc one  mile oGO van's up  mo siMecn  years ago. Al  that time *  Capt   Brandt was master of the Ba-,  moliif., a German steamer which was  capl 111 ed,by the Japs. Aftei leaving  she Kamolus Capl. Brarrdt took  ohaigo ot another sfup which,,ptrangel  to say, was also taken by the Japanese, and the captain was a prisoner  tor a couple of weeks.  CANADIANS CORDIALLY RECEIVED IN FRANCE/;-?  one  of  the  tasks   which   the  Italian  societies      and   cititzens'   commrttees  -\yill  now  have to set  themselves   to  ,\yhile the six day detention order of  <The:Dailv MaiLgives the following:the' board  of* health  lasted   all  the  'v    "--;'" -*"- ^ ----���������-.   - --^ lilies---wlndi-have  ojieraled   from   the  steameis  into   New  Oilcans   will  di-  li'CuUI.I     of  [REV. BOWEN HOLDS SERVICE AT SHELL BEACH  Between  150  and   _10  people heard  the   religious   service's   conducted   by  the Rev. R.  J.  Bowen at.'the Shell  Beaoh  camp last  evening.    The   service did not commence until     after  8.30 and by that time the litl'le.hay  was clotted   with   boats,   niuny       of  them  containing aidoxen 'people.  Upon  the  arrival  of  the-clergyman  all.  he      boats    wc-rc  moored   near   the  reach ������o- that  it was possible       to  lear  distinctly .the   revererwl  gentle-  nan's   discourse  ami   prayers.     Tbe  ervic&s started with the .singing   of  the old hymn,   "There is  a Fountain  Filled with Blood." ,Tlre singingiwas  led by  the'Welsh choir,   and  anwii-  tier  of  ladies  on  the beach,  accoin-  Janied     by a concertina     played by  th3 pastor.    As thc siicging prooecd-  *)d,     'it  was  taken   up by the entire  jrowd, and sounded exceedingly pretty.     The hymn concluded, Mr. Bow-  ;n read  a passage of Scripture,     tbo  t2th' chapter   of   Ecclesiastics,   com-  ineneing  with  the words':  "Remember thou thy Creator in the. days'ol  thy youth."  It was upi n these words that the  clergyman preached the sermon. In  opening his' discpurse, Mr. Bowen  said it had come "to his knowledge  that about twenty sopls were camping on the beach; and he had spok-.  the doings of the Ca i_  cial Manufacturers -in .Paris and  Calais.  A L c if I one hundred and sixty iiie'ii-  iicrs of the Canadian Manufactures'  ArM.Lii.tion, who had crossed on  Tuesday fi mi Do\er by the spec m  tumine steamer, Onward, accompanied by Mr A. Siie, London, representing 'the Northem of France  Railway, and ' Mr. Beandt, oi ihe  South-Exishern and| Chatham Railway, w-ere at Calais introduced to  the mayor and the president iA ihe  chamber of commerce.  The party were entertained at luncheon at the Gare Maritime, a niim-  bei of well-kirowii' French conunci-  ciat nien joining them. During the  proceedings Mr. W. George, presi-  .dent of' the Canadian Manufacturers'  -Assoc ation, expressed thc pleasure  it gave    them to make the acVfeaint-  MANAGERS'  CERTIFICATES  en to them on thc pievious Monday,  about holding a service on the beach  for their benefits on, Sunday . evenings. They bad fallen .in with the  proposal, ..and it bad heen. arranged.  It  was  afterwards  announced   in   tbo  paper   that  the  service   was   for  all       ... , .     ���������  who cared "to attend. It was -not, ^^ oi those who added to the per-  witb the object of- keeping people .sonal" .prosperity of France.' Exper-  from'their own churches that he barf icnce lvM[ -convinced all merchants  ckelded to hold this service, but .cr ������'at:they should personally make  people of the chureli of -whicli, by I themselves acKftiajiited with the mar-  God's grace, be hadchaigc There Mls of the ��������� worl,1> and *orm those  wore liundrwls of people every week ties of .friendship which mutual cQn-  throwing ahidc'iall- thought ol church "dence did so much to encourage,  in'their'-.search-for pleasure, and be j He referred to the blending in Can-  hoped that tbe words he was about ada of the. English arid French races  to utter would niafee some impres- 'as a great "blessing, to which was  sioni upon those, people and .bring largely, due the phenomenal advance  some brightness into   their  lives!     ���������  :of Canadian industries.  The '/���������'pastor, after ���������bidding' cvery-T In giving the hctalth of the Cana-  body welcome, proceeded on an ' in- dians, ��������� M. HeiWlj^rt,.president of the  teres ling' discourse on the chapter Calais Chamber of Commerce,, re-  of Ecclesiastics he had read for Alio ferred to the historic'links binding  les-son. ���������The sermon was iisleited to'/France with Canada and the friend-  witli' interest by those present,    '.id    ship,.now     existing between  French.  vert their ships to Mobile, and tfiiis  will have the etlect of throwing  thousands of laboiers, many of th*im  Italians, out of woik.  A     meetnig^of rcpiesentative Kalians   has   been   held   and   peiniftiient  0 r������ a nival ion   formed  .A , campaign  cf  relief and   of education  into  hygenic  laquiieineiiUs  of  thc situation      '.as  been  decided  on.   it  is  alio  icsoKel  to follow  the advices telegi lohcd l,y  Ambassador Mayor   Des  i'lauen-s a. d  I lo addiess all   Italians in   Mie      city  [verbally pud by circular, asking, them  to  pay ready  obedience to   tbe icgu-  lations   unrobed   by   the  healih      au-  tlionlies.    Seveial   thousand   dollars ���������  have been ���������. raised foa  relief .and t-vhei !  work,   all   tire   societies  having     decided   to  abandon  thChanci'iiefs  r.nd  eniter.taiiinienUs  they  had planned and  apply   the  fends  set  aside  for  these  purposes in helping  their countrymen  in  the present emergency. )  The   extra  examinations  manasi-frs' ceitilicates were  SOMETHING   ZIONISTS  COULD  NOT  ACSEPT  Basle, Fwitzeii'aud, July .30.���������By  an overwhelming ..majority the Zionist congress decided not to accept  the offer of Great Britain of a-tract,  of land in South- Africa for the for-,  illation of a Zionist Colony.  at  th';' .conclusion, .and  after one or  two  prayers,   two-more hymns "v/cro  .sung,  the service ending with a oerie-  drction. -...-;,  Throughout!    ?.th.e service strict order  was   maintained,   and  everybody  men and Britons.  Tire visitors     subsequently left, for  Paris, where they arrived in the eve- 1  ning,  and     were received hy  the au- 1  thprities    of     the railway company,  The spokesman of the Paris Chamber of Commerce welcomed the delegates, and expressed, the hope that  the visit would draw stinl closer/the;  bonds uniting the two countries. Ho  invited them ^ to. a reception, at the..  Chamber of    Commerce.  ���������Mr. George, replying in tbe name  of the Canadians, thanked the Chamber of Commerce for sentiments  which, he said, would tend to promote lhe conmiercfeil relations of the  two   great     countries      and  smooth  the members     of the Paris Chamber ,  present   seemed   thoroughly   interest-0f Commerce, and several represent-    away the difficulties in regard to the  ed-.iin the proceedings. atives. of thc     Canadian and British  j Customs tarift.  for   mine  held s.im-  iilUuiiously   at   Feinie,   Cuinilpi lund  aid Nanaimo on July  I!) and '20, thc  results of whicli have just been made  known.    Of   the candidates   pieiscnting  themselves  ten  examination,  fourteen  passed,   seven   in' each   class,   second  and  thud,   the examination-for  fiist-  class cerfificiat.es   not coming  on   until Sep tern be 1 next.  1 he      following  aie   the   successful  candid ales  Seccnd Chs.v��������� Alex. Shaw, .-^tension, Wm. Jones, Lath smith, Lis  Fmlayscn, Feinlc,i .las. I' Wyle,  Feinie, Tlios Reel, Norilifield, I In. h  Gillespie, Cumberland; Andrew Barclay,  Fernie.  /Third  Class���������Thos.   A. Winlle,   Vev-  -nic;   Ed.   Bridge,   Fernie;   John   iMor?  gan,  Fernie;   John   Rigby,   Fernie;   T.  McGuckie,      Cbas.   Calehpole,   J������:hn  "Liddle,  Cuiiiht'rlsnd.  ������������������'���������. 0   .WRITE THE E.  &.  N.   LAND  DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA.  We are V. receipt today among oilier Utters of inquiry .otone from Pe-  tiT A. Donald,1 of Cheltenham, Ont.,  ���������;who'��������� writes: "Having come across  your paper, f see. you-ore advertising  re the resources of Vancouver .Island.  A friend and myself -desire in about  a month's time to arrange to go  west" and-we are'induced, after seeing your paper, to go to Vancouver  Island,"  etc.  Mr.   Donald   males   many   inquiries  as do others  from whom  we receive  letters.    He is uiiviwl   to  write    to  the land  department   of the E. &, N.  Railway   Company   for   all. information. Undoubtedly     this department  will, soon  issue  literature   that  will  give   the   information   l-sually   a,sVoi\  for  in'letters of iniquity such as price  of  lands,  climate,  etc.    and  will   an-  Sj.wer  any such letters  as  Mr.  Donald's.      ' ... . j  SCHEME  FOR  NATIONAL  ASSEMBLY  SI Peter sbling, July 30.���������The nice If  ing c.f a special commrsarorr, consisting of ministers and sc*������eial members  of the imponaA family and other mem  leis of the council of slalt\ which  lias bee 11 summoned foi a final eon-  siderat on ol the pioject c.t a naiioi-  al assembly, will be held at Petei-  holf August 2nd, under the diu'Cl  piesidencv of the empei 01  Another geneial levision of the project is  not  irrlended.  The emperor has summoned lus ad-  visois  to     consider     the question of  the natnie of repicsentatiou in th-e -H  .scin'bly,   which  was  left  unsettled  by  tlie   council  ot  take counsel befoie giving the impel  ral sanetron to the picket H the  \ei.bct is f.r.orable 10 the pn-mul  gallon of il.c, 1 v.fours, .11 mprnal  manifeisto iniay in aivoriltMMC with  the empeioi's ihsne to commein.i  rale the birth of Grand Duke, Alexis  Nicholaievilch in some signal way.  lie made on August 1st, the birthday  of the heir Apparent.     Tbe  Bouligan  stream        The  pievious best was  8  minutes     23, 1-5 seconds hy Scholes  last year.    The >international element  entered  largely  into  the lace for the  Grand  Challenge  Cup.   Leandcr    and  the Vesper B.C. eight from Philadelphia met in_th?  semi-final,' and    the  visitors   kept   the Englishmen  going,  to win by a length in **  mins. 1 .second.    Leander   had  the  Sport Nauti-  que de Giand of Belgium as thjeir rivals  in  the final,   when   they won by  2.1   lengths  in  ti  minutes 5S  seconds.  The record,   it   may  be stated,  is   fi  minutes   51   sccotuL  hy Leander     m  1801  and  New   College   (Oxford)   ,an  1817.    The  Relgians "were  lrght     in  comparison   to   tbe   Englishmen,   and  pulled     a quick,     shoi I stiol-e. yet  made a capital   race.    Tbe  Philadelphia's werr pr-ss-ibly  the second Ijcst,  ciew at   the  icgailn,   i>nd  though 'dc-  fealed,       Ihey      weie   not   disgiaccd.  Wlut is  niDie,   Ihey were \cry popular,  and      their   ^ietory  would liaive  ber-n almost a& pleasing as  Leander's  Soon aflc.'-  tlieir  defeat,   they Fathered  i������n  the lawn neai the  finish, and  ministers,  and  w 11   ^"���������  ������"������  ���������������'l  , ^"'^ ������������>  "Dix'lc'''  _ ,,,���������  :    I thev  faiily   "woV,c up"   Stars     and  Sir ipea appeal od, and an old \etera,n  and llncc ladies puned the circle,  v.a-un, f'.e nuniatiiie Hags, while  |r nun" in the chorus The Arneri-  e.iiis ii d not ioitrel then opponents  in th ��������� mi 1st of 1 heir enthusiasin, aJirt  gave fhicc hearty cheers and a "tiger" for .Leander.  The city, council  will hold-  in cot ing  ov vath-  t-oiiiji;bt.  scl|.wiie  hau      undergone  modification j  in   i-hfi     council    of ministers which   er,     may    hold-a  nu.-el    M10 0l>ijr<-lioni   of   the   lif.fctaalN,   Artcr quoi'iims  not  being formed _ on  I he  author      of   the  original  project   two  proving  to  In' the most conservative. 011c  member of tlie council.  successive occasions it  wonder  if     l-'iey  really  meeting   again.      A  maws  intend  CITY BAND GAVE  OPEN AIR CONCERT  being selections from well known operas.    During  ihe 'afternoon  and ev-  eninv lhe channel  on  the  other side  rendered   even   more     at-] or the little islands was dotted with  than .usual   owing . to     the. [��������� boats   containing,     people.who thor-  presenee of the Ladysmith city band.' oughly enjoyed the music,  while the  The bandsmen  and their .wives had a,J campers  and "picniccrs  on tbe  green  Yesterday   and   in  addition'to   spots were  loud  in their .praise of it.  Not a great, liumeer of people  were left irl Ladysmith yesterday,  the resorts at the other side of thc  bay being  tractive.  picnic  spending a very enjoyable outing  tliems-rL.-es, they gave pleasure to  ol-lieis by rendering delightful selections of music throughout t-ve clay.  The pieces played by the band were,  all  of  them,  splendid  music,  many  The  members  of  the  city  band deserve the,thank's of all those present  fcr making  their  outing doubly pleas  ant,   and it  is to he hoped that the  band  will' make  the practice a more  regular  one.  , -I-**  . A -I  v  A ipisaa.  MWL%0m^na*  DAILY LEDGER  THE DA1L    EOGER  t*ubli**hed   every day except Sunday.  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ���������0 cents  a month;    $5 per year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication.  fn:.  MONDAY  Jl'LY     31, 1005  GENERAL  KLROPATKIN.  A   wai   correspondent's,   aiticle   m  the cur lent   Colliei's,   Freihnck   F.il-  mci   being   the   wnUi,   gives an    insight   int<j   Kuiop.ilkni'-.   opinion     ol  li.s  iighliuij  foice with  which -he wa*-  called   upon   to   lace  the  J.i]S    Thai  is, if Uu- Lm<-1ii]ijv% altiibutcd to 1mi  nip.-it.lviii   ically   emanated   rrom   Jnm  .iiid  lay  round   so lareh'sslj   as  tola  jjicl ed   up In   w.n   cmuspoiidciits  at  i.in.loin.  The     highest  pi.nsv\ thai Kuiopat-  km has ri'icived, t'ollici's point.s out,  minis fiom thc   Japanese.   11 e\ pi ess  ed      itself   in   then   obvious   delight  when      lhe\   luiud   tbe  name of  bis  si.c cssoi   The  old   Russian com man  del  luul  a stlong bold upon  the sympathies  of th"  Japanese  people,    be-  c.ui.s;   he \\as reputod   to be   oppos.d  Seattle's Great  Papers  THE  DAILY  SUNDAY  TWICE A WEEK  1.1."  w     THE    ������  POST-  lffi-fiLUQENCER  rn  Daily Pttt-lHtollft-aear, l������ Ut M PtM' ft  Publishes   thc   fullest   \A*mympbim  news from all pari* of tha -WaiM.  All th������ Mt������t������ umA local aa-tra, ' Bafl-f  an* Sunday cdltUn, 78* far ana-fa,  Siuday Post-loUtf-fceawr, 4t t������ M Pa***  The largaat and mast aotaplata ftoav.  t Q day P*P������r aorta of lam ftaadaa***.  \ ������ Spsclal depa-rfaaoafta at-litatatata*  ^        of faahlsa, itvwn'i mam  day aditla-a, f*.00par jmmm.  Twitt a Weak Past-lfWjwiir  All tha a������ws,at thaivaalc la  detaUad   form.     THB TWIOT ���������  vnsxx XDirxoy H  TWIQS  A WJUtK  LI8HBD ON TXX PACBfflO OOAJS.  Wrlta for aanpla aapy aai %��������� a������  ���������inoad.   SaMarlpttam  par yaar.  SI  ��������� LADYSMITH AERIE    NO. CM. F.  t f  O. E. :���������: ��������� :-t\ ������������������'���������-.' '-���������i-f  Meets In the Opera House 1st and  ���������jrd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President, B   Forcimmer;     Wwrthy  Secretary. C H. Rummlngs.  SMipto CfpiM ptm  Wrltiioftow  wsT-iOTHJUtra* Vk\  8. *. VMTO*,  ixrawnrairaaor^^  shoi tiomrngs t.f Ins own (loops and Sion.s,  lhe elbciency of tl.c Japanese  Ueforc Uic battle of Lioa-Yang it  seems thai be issued the lust of a  series of letters to 'Ollrceis .\bo\ e  the llauks of Company Commanders'  with a \i.'W to cnticctinu; then ci-  iois. Tvn of these weie niciu'd :i[)  on  tlie    Hid  cf "MyWcn.    1'he  fust  Mr.  Palmer writes. "For  Uouis one day 1  watched a mountain  battely which was in hiding    on    a  ridge ipnte  in  line  with   the      Russians  who were waiun-x. on our  in-  f.uiti\  to    'make its disposition*) for  attack.  Just   before  we charged  ilie  battel y   received   its   cue  and   ral e.l  the     whole     length of the Russian  tie c!i    On  tl.e   woik of  his  .vdver-  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our customers are always pleased  wuth the wall and ceiling napeis  they have selected from, oui charmingly varied stock, as well as with  thc skillful way our workmen ham*;  it. General approbation rs given our,"*  ���������iterior decorations. May we make  up an estimate for you?  Ladysmhh Wallpaper Depot  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE  Canadian Pacific  more     p.uti'ulalK   ('wells on  J.ipaii- s Stll 1(S (),i  ;nc jjialUi  Kuropat'mi s.i\s  esc  metli���������ds  of  fighting,   while     tic  second,   wnli   ns   Un   articles,    consists   more   of   definite   nMi uelions.  Reading them   toaclh >r,   one  has      a  to (be war, upon  tbe  Japanese stall  because no one could appieciatc as'scries of texts whith helps to c\-  will as these past masteis of the J plain the wondeis which the Japan-  jindcssion  ol   aims   thc  full meaning  is "��������� a'my has accomplishcil  of Ins handicaps. 1 ben army was  made, bis ar V y Ire bad to make in  thc held. Aaunisl what is perhaps  ihe moftl \'noi^hly piepaicd knee  for its oh\c(t in bistoiy was ji^ toicc  of incnngnunus pal ts wdio.se oi R^ni/ii  nevei eniove.1 unduatuibed authontv  in   tlie CM'culion of bis  plans  II  has  been  said   thai   Kninpatkin  was a sclnoolinnslei   and   not a    field  gcneial    'Ihnt      mav  be    H w'as Ins  misfoitune  thru  be bad  to  teach bis  troops   in   ia<c  of  the   enemy       the  tlnn-'S   wbich   tbn--e   who   would  The  Japanese  never   follow    the  valley,"   be   tells  us   nuclei   the bead  Wli.nver theie aie h-ifchls try to  occupy these oi \iny othei strategical points one by one. In older to  deceive us as to the object "of their  attack, they make demonstrations at  othei points with many guns and  few uoops. Sometimes these demonstrations will continue for some  days and nights before they come up  of  "Hill  PigM-nig,"   "bui   with      ajlo   thu���������   objective  with   their  main  rifiiiow fiont  they appioach   ovei the   ,01CC    (isuaiiy t|,ey auvack at night.  Il.inks. This is good pi act ice in  Alanchiiiia, where the It end ol the  lulls, and it pos^ ble. turn out  hills is this way and that If they  fin! that the line of Hieir advance  iseut, oi that they luve to cioss n,  n\ei, a cieek, oi n Mil ley, they  -lop and wail foi lhe comiiip; of  night. They aie \eiy cp.ick and  \m,i   s'ullfni  in   tbe use of  mountain feuus  a war .ti>,.iiiisl n named foe mu i  lonrn rn peace Since his liovr.f.it,  we have bad doc imcnt.uy proof oi  the pedagbf-ic phase of Iks work, fionn  his own band, which rs^ in a sense  pathetic in  its  recognition of       the  which accompany their inlantrv a.ncl  most' unexpectedly apneai on oui  (lank On evtiaoidinan occasrons  tlvy appeal  ou oui  firing line."  If  they  e,ain  Ui3 position, daybreak  lnidsi them  intrenched,' " ,        \  Hy such  felius  and diabolical rushes  in the  night  the Japanese     ex-.  pecte.1  to  take  Poll.  Arthur in    August.' They   did  get  20*l-Metie Hill,  and   then   failme  to  hold  it meant  four mouths  more of  teriilde  work  The stiatcgy  involved  is  essentially  that  of    the pitcher^ making a'pretense of throwing  to one base and  t lien  thi owing to another. Not upon  the  idea,   hut   its  execution depends  success     lhe Japanese  infantry     in  I  think  that  I know of  at least | |ndlnR in  gulches, cornfields and vil-  onc     of    these     extraoichnaiy occa-  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and gcod  Rooms  PORTLKND  ANGELO TATE,PROP.  Board nt reasonable  Rates  The bar is ext ra  well  Stocked  Fop Expressing  Light or Heavy Teaming  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUG CUES  FOR HIRE ' ������������������   :���������   gee J. KEA1P, oi leaM* orders       at  Transfer Stables  FIRST  AVENUE 'PHONE (i-0.  lages never betrays its position. The  act"n.,s     oi    the guns- and infantry  who play the deceivers to the rigtit  C )atiuued oa Page thi������������  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rateg |1.25 andfl.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings am'  railway depots.   Electric ears every bv"  minute* to all parts of . Ilie city.   Bat  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,   .  ABBOTT ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  DAY SCHOOL.  Unual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal leasoas gfrr-  en in classes er individually.  f MISS* BERTRAM,,  ��������� Ladysmith, B   C.       '',-���������"-  t t  Under New Managmetit  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woodbank;  Proprietors. ~  Modern and     Strictly Firat ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headauartcri.    .  Fire Proof    Building.   Dealers In  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladysmith, B.C.  GEO. YUEN  Merchant,Tailor "  Ladsymith  ^        PP  B. C.  THO CITYMRRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist, Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  -"���������g-MaasB-sj"-!^^ i  ublie Notice  Attention is called to the      fact that the  Ogiivie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers ol  UOYAL TIOUSEIIOIJI    PI.OUH      have for some time  past beer, iirodafiup, fiom  in a   vastly   mipioved  and  purified form  by  tlie aid of E LliC'lRICITY ,  and  having secured  control  ol   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising  the public  that any unauUi-   -  ori/ed users of the electrical    (lour purifying processes   will hejjro-  ���������cciited.  Qgilvio Flcmi* Mills Company Limit ed  > >      tlie only    uiiilors in Canada whoso   Flour l*  purified by tho electric process |  Any  This  Hotel  has  renovated.  heen  completely        Hoard and lodging $1.0f-  ;:er day.  L-    PRETORIH  Bar  Riij-.plied  with  the Rest    Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  1st Avenue :-:  Ladysmith B.C..  XwJL'wC4> %J  Geo. Roberts       X  Prop  Kind  of  Job  Printing  l    L  Done Promptly and  WELL  HILBERT  I  HENKVS NURSf R1ES  At  s  the  Office  1st   Avenue  a^HHaHBBH  NEW CROP���������  Homo Grown 8c Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  * SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  ot less.    Catalogue free.  3010 Westminster  Road, Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Dep������������������t.)     ~ !  GATACRE "STREETr. - Ladysmith.  ���������������������������������������������  *������������������������������������������*���������������������������  ���������������������������������������������  ATLANTIC J5TEAMTHIPTICKETS  i Tickets en Sale To and From all European Points -  - AT-LOWEST KATES' '   ,    .    - ~  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.     '  i  -       j f   ���������..  For Sailing Dates, Rates and ful 1 information,  8C Govt.  Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist.-Freight &,< Pass. Agt.  ^.���������^'**-%**^.'#^������,'*MO"������.<������**������^^^  , '���������. THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.,. 1  i PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OP COPPER, OOLD AND  r ' SILVER ORES.                 ( ,    .   *            v  | Smelting Works at,  1 LADYSMITH, B. C.  I Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  .  .    The comfortable way   <..  EVERYTHING   THAT'S"'GOOD, IN  TRAVEL IS YOURS IF  -'    YOU USE THE  I  Overlands  Daily  i  Passengers can leave Victoria dailyi  at G:4.". p.m , or'9 p.m., where close  connections    is" made to all points  East.      \ t        '   ��������� T  "Famous Flyer" leaves Seattle 8, a.m  "Fast Mail''-leaves Seattle ... 8 p.m  2 NIGHTS TO ST. PAUL.  3 nights to Chicago.  4 NIGHTS TO NEW YORK.  SHORTEST ROUTE TO ALL KQO  " TEN AY POINTS.  ACROSS   THE    MOUNTAINS    IN  DAYLIGHT,  on or address  S. G. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 7| Govctnraeut at  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  t CLERMOHT LIVIH6ST0H,  - 6imral Manager.  I  I  THOS. KIDDIE.  Smelter Manager,  'tf������ft������m������^tir4L-e^������i*<fe������%^-*^^  W. SILER. r  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DEIIVEBY  j  W9RK PROMPTLY n(������v^  > - i ���������y        - .    - -  i Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAfilORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Beat in the City :���������:���������1  *WI' f,l  2E  .L,  RATRS |3.oo FX[R PAY '  mm.* rooms'  BEBSZ  saac  BAR SUPPUED WITH BB3������  * WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  HOTEL  BettaooomodaUon.in town.   Splendid hunting and dehing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  *  ?PHONE 66  CIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  >.,,*.- ���������       -      < - *  , EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  .  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMITH  *M9X9**M9M9X9'*9*9+9*9^  m  *  *  ��������� -  m  WM. MUNSIE, President  COBURN, Man.  Director  gyiiiiW  Then h������ sure your tickets read  tbe  via  ricB Young  BARRISTER and  SOLICITOR  NANAIMO, LADYS MlTH  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government     and  Yates St3 ,  Victoria, B. C-  Trains  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  j. w.  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith  Lumber Co Ltd.  >UILLA AT  FI DDICK   AND LADY SMITII-Shinglea % Specialty.  1 g? ���������Mannfactareri    of��������� *  . Rou^h and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., oi the Best Quality,  -teaaooed and Klla Drtod Flooring     and Fialahlng    Lambcr la - Stoek.  THE CANADIAN BANK  QF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000,  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  iB. E. WALKER, G������neral Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  &  )  3  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS,  THE   LOWEST  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,  ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask your  local agent or write,.  F. W. PARKER  General  igent,  ���������"20 2nd Ave., Seattle.  ---���������*  One of which (s vthe-fanioim "North  Cou������st Limited," '    *  Up-to-date     Pullman   and    Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Through tickets issued to all points East     and  South,  also  Pullman  ticket*! issued  and berths reserved.  Excursion rates now in effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  rate $11. Only di recti ine to  Yell owstone Park.   ;  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Very low rates  now in effect. Cabin accommodation  reserved by wire.  Fqr 'furtljsr particulars call or  write thc office. "'.''    Phone Mo.vn''45B.  A. D; CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A., N.P.,        General Agant  Portland, Ore. Victoria,. B.C  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under    3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  ������������������   $io       " " $30  10 cents   ..  ������������������   $3#       " ������������������ $50  15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C nada of a Chartered Baal  - (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking point.-, a the United States.  KICOTIABl.lt AT A FIXHD ������ATK A  THE'CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCi , LONDON, ENG.  TheV foroa an excellent method of remittin   small sums* of mono;  ���������    f   .-���������*��������������������������� with safety and at Binall   "ttst.  LADYPVJTH BRANCH  W. A. CORNWALL. Maaager  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  : Repairing and making to order   a  ipeciality. '".;'���������;'''".'���������.  THOflAS MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Best accommodation for transient  vnd-permanent hoarders and lodgers.  OR AND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has heen comfort-  a'-ly furnished and the bar is up-to-  d^te. Rates $l.f4 a day and up-  wveds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  a>ll������DAi������ ia-*! ;<-;:-������: jk Ladysmith  Ladysmith bakery  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANABE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATI  BAKED AND FRESH,     .:  Coafectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to bs  livered at any time;  Employment'��������� Ageno  HAYv GRAIN AND  FARMDROpii(|  Orders will he-deltvared anywhe  in the city promptly and at the l<j  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on  Bsplanade.  :(; : "���������.     JASi *ARNO������*4    . ; DAILYfLEDGER  m  mm  AND  ** Plana, Specification! and De-  ** tailrt     lumishaB for all kindt  ������������������ of work ia the CARPENTER  ���������* Line  ������������������ C.   B.   ROBELEE,  Carpenter  ���������* and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Lady-  ���������* smith, B.  C.  GERERAL KUROPATKIN  Continued from page;Two  NOTICE.  Persona found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this Botice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  Its  Great   Resources  be  running  \t-ry  rapidly,   and  again  they seemed to be  taking then time  always fifty or sixty stops apart.   A5t.  first we thought that  they  wdietiy-  mg      to     hide themselves  w lth  the  Mpvvliaiig.    Later we found when they  stoppod,--that they  were using     Unbundles as seieens  tor   making diulies     Eventuall)    tli^iyj  ditches      Weie  connected  into a tiencli which a body  ot   tioops  occupied   with  a Lush.      In  this  way an advance of about eight  hundred  yaids was seemed."  ii  CALEDONIAN"  No part of British Columbia today oilers so many advantags* to, the  Investor as doifi VANCOUVER ISLAND.        < ,  _    , *j  i * r ,     i        '   " " ������  * i ( , ���������       t j    '     ' -  -   Us vast and varied natural wealth' has" never-Ween as yet thoroughly  appreciate by reason of the fact that it has never been promiently, laid  before the public. / X/1���������   ,���������_,  .,���������,_, ^. ^ ,  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  and the left   is earnest to the point  of making heavy sacufiees  if     need  be     That is   the naluie of  Japanese  thoroughness.  "Win n ih-c .Japanese light in the  daytime they try lorhide then combatants, and their collectrve bodies  never appeal within lange of the  Russians," is another statement  from tlie general of what' was sup  posed to he one ot the best grounded of all airnrcs iri^ its diill books,  If theie is any one thing, of course,  which infantry is supposed to,avoid,  it is being caught in close oidci under hie. But the Russians have often _    had   this   misfortune   and   the  cCbei   is  thoroughly   in his piimei  lesson.  "During   the  advance,   he  goes' orr  "to  say,   "troops  appear  here     and'  llieic      with   big   distances   between' MINES OK VALUE  *4~H^H'*-*-4---|'-^,r**M----M-^ * >  Union  Briwine Co ���������  nanaimo, b. c.  .���������������  TO BANQUET DUNCAN ROSS, M. p.  Arrangements aie being made at  Greenwood ("j give a banquet to Dun-  ���������can Ross, M. Pi, on his retina iiom  Ottawa. Tins rs rrr locognrt.oit of  his     set vices in the light loi i ail way  competition. The bauipiet  will be  non-polrtrcal rn character.  Hanufacturers of the  + ���������  T *  f In [British Columbia *  ���������f'   Lager Beer  and Porter  Guaranteed  Brewed ;  ��������� fa*^- -���������-^ i**- ���������**><? r--~- ���������  J ill Ec?t (i i ii'in Malt Run Heps  4"i������4~i--4������i������4"i~y*-M**-H--^  -:o:  COAL  TIMBER  FISH  GAME  GOLD  SILVER1  IRON  COPPER  -j  ���������������������������-���������  Its Vast Agricultufal-Resp^rces  R. P. R1THET,  &CoM Ltd  , Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������: :���������: .-: :��������� B.C.  Hum, and gradually otheis appear  bolnard "them until they have collected a whole line. But if a Uirssisui  shell falls between them they' quickly scatter. At Uic village of tthau-  Ln/.u, on Octobei IC,"���������which was  the ^battle of Uic Sha���������"two oi  thiee battalions appealed and sliiap-  nel made them instantly ���������disappear.  Then  they came up  in  squads     ' of  NEAR A.SHCROI-T  J. If. Rogci.s, of tire Nickie Plate  mine, Uedley, and who has cbaigc ol  the woik go.ng on on the Bon.ipailc-  "iiiJie.s abois Aslicioft, hm.s m Soulce  City 'Ihuisday and Fuday, sa\.s tlie  Nccola Herald. lie'came in from  Ashcioft via the Highland Valley  and Ten-Mile cu-ok. On bis 'tup be  mspLcled a     number ol  piupoi lies in  ' - r.-"  a-  Its land, when properly cleared,   will grow almost any. product ol the  soil known to man,  WHEAT  OF  I.I  i  VEGETABLES  OATS  APPLES.  PRUNES  RYE  ALL   KINDS  A.WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL     FRUITS    AND  PEARS  BERRIES.  f       ���������   -  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt  a literal land policy,  and  lli/ee and live, ami dashing.into 'the'the    Jii^bhuid     Valley     section and  kowliang (millet winch is like* corn  S|MJI,-,     a feW     da\s on the I    K   L  field and  glows   to a height of from   group of claims Jn Ten-Mile   owned  eight  to ten  feet) each  made a Iaiii- by s. VV. Collis.     lie ..s well'pleased  die an<l then  ran towaids  the   Ku*-(wlth    tIl0     ,U08pcc.ts u[ Uic J    x ,,  Mans.    Sometimes  they  seemed      (o  group     an���������    -,ras-s<immos of thc 0IB  which lie will     test with tbe view o"  taking the propel ty up.  In company with 'Bus. Giabam be  visited (he McGiIlrvray iion claim,  and the coal piopcilics in Coal (iul-  ley, and piedicls a great future foi  the .. district (whcn the railway is  completed. ' Mr Rogeis expects to  icturn again shortly'and had intended going more thoroughly ovei this  section, but had to letuin to tbe  Bonaparte piopcities.  Miners' Drilling Machos*,  Made to or/i'er and Repaired at short,  notice.   Drill Sharpened by  us always gives  satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired. ..  Sriipsnnittiing   in al1     itB    Hf-an'tie B  Horseshoersand Genera! Blacksmiths.  David   Murray  Buller Street   -    -   -   -  Lady-smith, B  O  th*  ble  1,500,000 acres controlled  terms to actual settlers. ^  by \ tbem will be- disposed ol on reason-  Government lands can he secured    and    ma^ey can be made by those  -who desire anew home in a country j. possessing the-  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  v > -~ a.  THR'DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi   th, will  supply  any  information  ob-  ta.nable  to  those  who contemplate   a visit with a view of investment' il  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre of the great coal mining    district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great collieis come In  each  year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF TH E      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  Royalty of 2i per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placet     Mining���������Manitoba and the  N.W.T., excepting tbe Yukon Territory���������Placer  mining claims generally  are 100 ft. squaic,      entry fec$5, renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  ������liewan River claims are cither bar  or bench,  the former  being 100    feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or bank,  but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  I   Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow in importance as  the:rIsland Is '^ fche jq.vv.T., excepting the Yukon  ���������Territifty���������A free miner,  may   obtain  developed. only two leases 'of five miles each for  a terra of twenty years, renewable in  the disTretionof the Minister of the  Interior.  The lessee's right is confined to tlie"  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 pn  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 miles,  but where a person  or company   haB  obtained more than one lease       one  FOR- DISPOSAL OF MINERALS  ON DOMINION LANDS IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES ' ' AND    THE  YUKON  TERRITORY. '  Coal���������Goal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and (20  (or anthracite. Not more than '320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents ' per ton ot 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the gioss output. *-  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and oyer and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates' may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free hiv..������i's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment in advance  $7.50 per annum for1 an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company,according to  capital.  * A /tree     miner,  having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out.the  tame with two legal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end   ou  the line of the lode or vein.  Tbe claim shuil be recorded within  fifteen    days if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, ono  additional day allowed  for every additional ten miles or  traction.   Tbe  fee for recording a claim is $5.  Atf - least $100- must be expended  on the claim each year or paid--to  the mifling". lTOco**der 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 land  at $100 an acre.  Permission may  he granted  by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to   lor ate [ nee miners may work their claims in  claims containing iron and mica, also partnciship by filing notice and pay-  copper, in the xukon territory, of an  area uot exceeding lfiO-acres.  The     patent for  a mining location  shall provide for the payment   of   a  dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction is suflicient.   Rental,  (10    per  nuum for each mile ot river ;leased  Royalty at the rate of 2������ per cent,  collected on the .output after it exceeds (10,000.  Dieaguig 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 U-ssec-s right is con/ined to the  submerged .bed or bars in the rivei  below low'water mark, that' boundary to be fixed by its" position on the  lstday of August. in the year of the  the date ol the lease."  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two yeais from tbe  date of the lease, and one dredgs for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, (100 per mile for  lust 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  e������gth, measured on the'base line or  general direction of the creek.'oi gulch  the width being-from 1,000 to 2,000,  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-obtaincd within ten miles of mining Recorder's of-  lice. One extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  Thc person or company staking ���������  claim must hald a free mmer's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists 61  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordia-  ary claims only.  Entry fee, (1.0.   Royalty at IJie rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the  alue of the'gold'shipped: fiom     the  ���������AikonTerritoiy-to be paid to     the  'omptr oiler.  No Tiee miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim '    on  each separate iner, creek or  gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by puichase,     and  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT  is  where  the slaughtering     ������*   ,  done locally?   Wc are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send t*s,  and     can    GUARANTEE   EVERY- THING to' be FRESH AND CLIOAN  PANNELL  &    PLASKETT  STFVENS BLOCK, , GAT^R"  S/r.E^T LADYSMITH  ,o-  Subscribe for and read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C  The New Western Hotel  ������������������������-."- _' -'- "   * ' ."' "*   '   '        '^^        "-- -'' '   ^ "     '��������� "      ."      ���������  Good rooms,     good beds, and goodboard.".: x;.  Our Bar is newly fittiedup and well supplied and is in charge of     ��������� ;  JOS. PELLIQRINELLI  ing a fee of (2 00     A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch or ilvcr by giv-  ng notice and paying a fee.  Woik must be done on a claim each  yeai to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that woik has been  done must be retained each year; if  not, the claim .-LaU be deemed to be  abandoned, and open to occupation  and entry by a Tree miner.  Thc boundaries of a claim may he  defined absolutely by having a survey  made and publishing notices in the  Yukon  official  C'a'/.eltc.  Petroleum���������All unappropriated Dominion lands in Manitoba, thc Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon Territory, are open to prospecting for petroleum, and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company having machinery on the land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he.may decide,  the length of width shall not esccei  three times the.' breadth. .  Should the prospector, discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 040 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of (LOO per acre T.r.-Z.  tlreNrernainder of the tract reserves  namely, 1,280 acres jwill be sold  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may he specified by brder-ln-coun-  cil.  JAS.VA.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of  tho Interior.  Department of the Interior, w  ENORMOUS PRICE GIVEN  'FOR SHAKESPEARE.  The record puce given in 190J   for  a copy  of the  lusl folio edition     of  Shakiespeaie's   woilks,   vi7. ,   ������1,7(20,  was beaten on Wednesday.  At Sotheby's rooms a copy of the  fourth (quarto edition of Shakespea.res  play "King, Richard the Third," was  knocked down for ������.1,750.  The bidding was pioccded by the  clerk announcing that he held tluce  separate commissions, so would commence the bidding with an ofter of  ������(j25. He soon letired, however, bc-  ders. Each offer made by Mi Sotli-'  elan and Mr. Jackson, and at ������700  these two, who chanced to be suiting together, were left the only-bid-  deis.' Each oftei made uiy Mi. Sobh-  eian was immediately increased by  ������5 by his opponent, until at ������1,100  it seemed as if be was satisfied to  let thc rate little \olume go.  "Now,'     Mr.   SoUioian,   yoii can't,  let it go,"  said   the auctioneer.  "Fourteen bundled and ten pounds  was the reply.  "Fourteen     hundred  and      twenty  pounds)"  said   the auctioneer,    in response to  a nod   fiom  Mr.   Jackson.  Then the duel     recommenced, only  to cease when  Mr   Jackson's  hid  of  ������1,750  failed  to bring an   increasing  offei .fiom his opponent.   The piescnt  copy      possesses  additional   interest  owing  to  the  fact  that  in   five  places  it bears  the auU-������iaph  of  "Win.  Perm,"   the  fat hei   of   tbe  founder of  )Pciuisy 1 <. auui\ ���������Pfti 1 y   M ai 1.  - +���������+ ������������4������������4������4 ��������� ������������������^������������������^���������"���������-������������������t-t-M^ ������������������ ��������� 4 ���������������������������������*������������������ ��������� ��������� ���������+���������������+���������+���������+������������������-+������������������ *m-  X  LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO. xt.  PIANOS,     ORGANS    ANDHOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots foid.  ���������J-  Leave orders at   the    *������  WILLIAM 5 AM J    / I ������ i : *  4-������-M-*-f ���������M'4-4~M~f*-M~M < 4--M -������������������ 4 ��������������� -������ +-44-M-4--f-������--*-4->-4--*-4-4-f4-f-M--f-H--f4-f \',  ENGLISH  OAK WARE  u.ok:-*������r.4Bm  SYNOPSIS Ob1 CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING   RECUSATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  be   purchased at U0 per acre foi  soft  coal   and  3.20  fcr   anthracite.   Not  moie  than  320 ucies can be aeqmiied hy one individual oi company.   Royalty at the  rale    of fen cents pei   Lon  of 2,01)0  pounds    shall      be 'collected   on   the  gioss  output.  <Juait/.���������A fiee minei's certificate is  gi anted upon payment m advance of  %' 50 per annum for an individual,  and fiom ^50 to (100 per annum foi  a company, according io capital.  A      fiee  m-nei,  having discoU'ied  mineral  in place, may locate a claim  1,500  x.  1,500   feet    Tln>  fee   foi   ic-  coiding a claim  is  $5 00  At least, $100 must be cM>etid'iil on  Llie claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 lias been e.vpeiidod or paid, tbe  locator may, upon having a. survey  made, and upon complying with other-requirements, purchase the tland at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides .for the payment of a royalty or 2A per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feel square; entry fee (5, renewable .yearly.  A free miner may obtain'two lenses  to'dredge  for   gold   of   live miles  each for a term  of twenty years,  renewable at the dOKC.rct 'um of  the Minister of the Interior.  Tbe lessee shall have a dredge, in  operation . within one season from the  date of the lease for -each five, miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each -mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2A per cent collected on the output after it exceeds (]0,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of  the  interior.  These silver mounted English oak goods are  rich in appearance, substantial in character and  give excellant -service.  ���������*v*fv- vy   -l   * ���������'*���������        r '���������*.<-������������������-Tii *f  Oak Salad Bowls, best Quality, siher  with servers, like cut,  Oak Butter Dishes with loose linings  plated mounts, complete  $7. 5o each  $n niul 3.^0 each  each  Oak    Biscuit Jars, Thr.ee Styles $3. JO, L5O stud 5-<>o  Oak - Liquor Flames, with 3Bottles $8.50 aiul 12 each  VltlURIA.BC!  8-~l IHIIMHNHilllMlf iP'i 'liTr 1" T "i- ii'inIT" ~r T T"- 1T~TTTnflrri'iiir- I  PAINTING,  PAPEK  I3TC.  \ V f i>  Work done pioperly and f>t ilgh*-  ���������uices. Shop and residence 111 rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J. E. SMITH,  Pi op.  inocruD co.  WHOLESALE DRYG0ODS.  Victoria, B. C.  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  IRONCLAD BRAND  of  OVERALLS.  BLOUSES,  JUMPERS,  PANTS,  SHIRTS, ETC  H.O. MILES  Contractor '.and Builder  REPAIRING   of  all  kinds  prompflf  attended to.     Shop on Gatacre    m%  M. R. .Sll'PMJT  Solicitor,  Etc.  Money  st. Avenue  to  Loan  LAOYSyilT  Ladysmith Terap'e No. 5 Rathboflfe  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow's hall  2ml and tth Tuesday at 7.30 p.  mtt  Mrs. Kate Tate, -secretary.  II.  Meatmarket  *���������*. ��������� !., THE   DAILYf;IiE������OE������.  LOCAL ITEMS  as������  r. .t i"**6������������.������fc- jut *ll^nM1m**m1,f*T-~r*a^P*  m  Deputy     Attorney-General McLean  spent   a few days  at   Cowichan  Lake j  last   week.  Ven. Archdeacon 'Scriven passed  thrnu&h .from Naniimo to Dun-cans  this   morning .  When  in need of stationary cu'.I at  Knight's  bookstore and' he  will   >ry  to till your, wants.  Jas. Ilattie, C. Bihean and ��������� R.  Chapman, who have beon minings  at Mount Sicker for some time, left  - last, week for a trip up Portland  Canal. They wen I with their own  boat and a two ���������}'eats' isupply of provisions.  At Crofion it is reported mat the  repairs <m the wharf are nearly completed and other woik. in connection  witii (lie oie- shipment from the Britain a   is  being done.  AT   THE   AU'IOTSFORD.  Mrs.  Ross,   M.-inaimi).  .1.  11.  Fr.iiiek,  Victoria.  GVo.   II.   1t.niis.iy,   Vancouver.  Kohl,   living,  Kaslo.  Koht.   Hamilton,   Vancouver.   ..  The     Chinch     of  Falkland  Suivday  sehool   picnic-will   take  place at   Mr.  Pui lei's   rancii   on   Wednesday   next'.  The scholars and   their friends      will  leave   oil   lhe   morning  train   for   th.i  lanch which is si mated ncai C.lii'iiia.iii������  us,   relnriiiiiir on the afiVrnooii  train.  For   particulars  apply   to   Rev.     R.  .1.  l-'owen.  ���������o���������  ' Ship Viuia, formerly the Otterhurn  is -at Chemainus loading l.F.OO.OCO  feet of lumber for Melbourne. The  'Anna -is one dr the 2d ships owned  by a/Je'nn.'iii shipping firjn. All are  named with Kit Is'.names, as Bertha,  "Maud, i\.'tt,ie,, Civolchen," ctc^-~- and  all aie, in Pacific walcis under eluir-  ler. The Sai-d.nra, an English ship,  is also loading lumber at Jhcm.tin-  us  for Australia.  DUNCANS  TOWNS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoinina the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  A small .alea has been laid ofi   in town lots which are no/w offered  at  LOW   PRICES   All   D ON EASY TERMS.  The future  of  the  Cowichan      District  and  Vancouver   Island  will   exceed  expectations   and   this is a good chaare ''-��������������� a safe and  profitable  investment.  SEE PLANS AiND PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART  J.H  WtflTTOME  Ladysmith, V.  I.  Duncans,  MM  V.  1.  ���������   I .  I  w ti  Wc would recommend ������cnl,lemcn prying to Nanaimo to attend Eagles'  sessions and to bid farewell to their  friLiids to take ;1 piebald horse���������one  that can he easily picked out from  a number in the stables. Sometimes  our friends aie apt, to harness the  wrong ones. Wo "would also advise,  the merchants-in Nanaimo to go U>  ilie expense of keeping  iron  shutters  LENZ & LEISER  , WHOLESALE DRY       GOODS,  MANUFACTURERS OF  Something-    to  keep   you   cool  during,  the   hot  weather at   the  price   of regular  hose.  We  haye  them|from 2 1'2  in. to 9 in. at  25c. per pair  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  desciiptions for Hire.' Boats ' built  lo'oidei ami Repaired. Spoon oars'a  Speciality.  HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.     7'  CUBAN CIGAR F,  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOH  None but Union Lab   Employed  H. J. BQOTH, Prop.  HOTEL     LELAND.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vaucouvar.)  One block'from C.P.R. Depot    aad  steamboat wharves.   Newly renovated and     re-tnodalled.' Rates $2 per  day.' Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1���������4. V  i        s  ATTENTION   i ;_  ��������� ,     \ :  We Have Just Replenished Our  GENTS'  FURNISHING  DEPARTMENT.  Mens'  Youths',     ,aud Eoys' Fancy  With an, entirely new range of  Silk and Wool Sweaters. " ,    ,  REGATTA SHIRTS  NEGLIGEE SHIRTS  All new design and value unti eard of in previous quotations.  We are'   cleaning out our ent ire line of  MER   SUITS and SUMMER NOVELTIES ot  ' Price .  SUMMERsllATS, SUM-  less than Factory  VOTIVE  ORYSOiLE-STEVENSON  Go.   Ladysmith I  GENTS*  FURNISHINGS,  ETC.  SHIRTS,.OVERALLS, ETC.  VICTORIA, B. .C  LADYSMITll'S  UEST   WISHES  CIO WITH   P.OTH  pressed  sincere  regret at  his  departure, and hest, wishes for his future.  This morning  .Jud*- Frederick Weill    ," * s,wrt a(Wlcss" M* ^ighton re-'  Young left .Nanaimo. for Atlin, where'[e! reil *������ *,r-  You,lK's >������nK residence f  to his  being one .of  the  Public notice is hereby given that  no pei son or persons shall cut or remove any ti tuber on Section 1, R. 8,  Cranberry District, or any. of my  land adjoining in Bright district,, or  ti ("-passing, or they will be prosed  tilled aeeoiding to law. J  .1AMES PATERSON.  >  Dated July 11,  1905  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  OATAO&E ST.  LADYSMITH  here.  best  he will leside for  the present.   It  is  | Known  and most popular  Inarri&ters,  his expectation-    eventually  to  nval.e  a),,,  {l<i.Un^y  wished nim eVery good  his home at Port Simpson or wheie- j thing in his new held, and expressed  lever the    Grand Trunk Pacific Dually  'decides'   to make its terminal.     Na-  nairno -has  been  most unfortunate  in  i  losing -iwo of its prominent citizens  in (he persons of Messrs. Ai.-Innes  over their plate ft]ass windows ol a ilUil young, but Naiiaimo's less is  night, or else LaJysiniUi excursion-1 U(C &am of Us taleiltu| citizens who  ists   and   their aee-gecs  may  find     a' foHh   to ^^       exceptionalIV-  Led atrroivgsl the canned rruit awl tea   tJQ()(]  posiHo)lS     lIllller  UlC Dominion  with   winch   the'a ion said   mcrchan-ls   t, '.���������,��������������������������� t ,-^   nnii,   ^r  nu,  n  stock   their windows.    Keep ns quiet  as they may,  the  murder will  out.    ,  TRUSTEES  APPOINT  NEW  i'RINCIPAl  (Continued   from   Page  One.)  hours spent in school, decided  to pin  school     out of     business altogether  the   best      method  to  their youthfu  nuii'ds being to hi eat as many   pane  o,i glass as  they     conveniently coul  without      fear o;      detection,  and  t.  block  'he entiance     of both building.-,  by piling heaps of stones,  sticks and  dirt. No  doubt   Ihey  have a  caie-  IiJIy   laid  pi.uii      lo  wreck   the schoo,l  .alii, ^.e I hei", perhaps     they have laid a  .. '.I'h'Jt' oji  the_���������s.uv\e hues Guy 1'awkes  -     d d^'jyrt     at all. ev.cnis.Uiey. must, lie  _..;cr.iQlgj_,ilpi 'll'IeTtnFsit'es l\.ive deeidi.l  to ask Mr      Callender ,the City Constable, to gi\e     n little attention  to  the whools   n lutiiie.  The Scml.iry lepoiled that School  fuspiylor D.i\ is had visited lhe  m h (oK on fit1 pie\iui<s Kiiday and  had not id the i<|,'uiitd impio\ctueiils  He reeommendcil the hoi air system  for 1k\iI ing the school, and sard il  would eosl from $1,(1110 l,o 1,1,".On.  He also thought Ihe h.rscmt'iii should  he pa\cd, and flic lo( ou which tin-  schools staik;  fenerd  in.  The/ tii'stcr-s 1hoi,,j,ht that the  12,."f!f) dii" fiom the government  would not go far, lml nevertheless  they all ev]iies<--ed a wish to get the  sum in 1lie lunsuiy and have the  woi I. fi iniiirn-'crt.  II was decided upon a mni inn h\  Ins tee C.irroII, --.econdoil by Tiustce  ]-Tup;hes. lo ins,truet>������. the secretary. l\i  call for tinders, for filing the Jloocs  i-f the old (jiciif)oi house,  last ad school  tnisi re  L'ood   positions  G, ���������"eeririnerit."*^ Both of the Nanaimo  men had many friends in Ladysmith  who rejoice in their prosperity and  wish them both the same measure of  biiccLSs in theii new homes that they  lave achieved  in  Nanaimo.  ���������o-  The Nicola  Herald  says:   Work  on  railway  construction   is  going  ahead  api.Ny and   laboiing men can gel all  he  work  they want  McLean   last   week   start'-vl  on    tin;  nunc! ,work at  the ten-mile  hill'and  >lhei*   portions   of   his contract,   and  ._���������! getting on  well   with  the work.  An engineers' camp has 'ibcc-ir moved  near  Caiifood  and  another  will  he in  llw      vicinity  of   Lower  Nicola in  a  few     da\s.   All  along from  Spence-.'  Mridftc up to the 2 2-Milic House suh-  coatiaclors     ,aic    shoving   work   on-  Ih.'ir cc'iitract's.    From   the 22 ii]) t.l*���������,  coivUrctois   are   getting   tlu-ir   plans  arrangjed,   teams  and  outfits'on   the  5ioiwid  ready to start operations.  llefore many week's this -:nl of the  line with lhe work in prognss, will  put  more  life inlo   the valley.  Uhat   Nicola      wants 'is   iirogi-c^s,  and  the biuMimg of  the  railway will  open     up a wo'ideifvlly rich country  lo the o:ilsi\le world.  ���������������   \. STRANGE  TALE   COMETH  the     hope that he was not leaving i  Nanaimo permanently. '  In reply Mr. Young .said that he,  himself, hoped that he was not  leaving Nanaimo permanently, and  that lie would return. Alii.that had  come to hi in had come io him here,  any honors that might have come ,to  him, ho considered an honor, shown  lo Ins-. friendsL here, who bad helped  him to a position in his profession  Hut enabled, him to .accept..the-honor of a seat on the bench. ,Ile referred In ielly to another Nanaimo man  who Miad . Iieen highly honored in ic-  cctving the -si .-rnrrship of the "N u-  kt.n, Hon, Mr. Mclnues, jin I closed  by Ih in'-ing his friends for tho^jift,  vvlik-h, he said, h.' aecepte<l gratefully, not for its intrinsic value, but  for its sentimental faille, and that  the arsenel would ..he highly valued  by him.  The gift consisted of a Winchester  rr-j eating ritle, and a fine hammer-  less Winchester shotgun, in a handsome,   hiit  substantial,   leather  ca*e  The postponed picnic of the Wallace street Methodist. Sunday school  wi i he held on Newcastle Island on  Thuisday  next.   ���������o ��������� ��������� ���������  The  lasf   trip  of   lhe  launch    from  the  green  Spot  last  evening   was  dt-  I'.asscngers   were com- 'good    accommofdat Ons At ,the-l.eland  ���������- iii i   '        i "* *|* ' "^ T'cV'fvt'rt      ���������i^i-%. *T\ *-      _  layi.-I.    , The  fi.itahly  * seated   :,nd   the  boai   was 'Hotel.       It  pulling oli"  when M-reams  were heard   the depot.  Many Lad>smith people \ isit Van-  {[ ,nver every year. " With improved  means of communication and ship-  uuiils, trade will increase.  picsent time it is no pleasure trip"to  go to lhe Terminal City. It is never a phasure to be away from home  three days and two nights for _the  sake of ahout three hours in Vancouver, thirty-six. miles away. If you  .lie spending a. few days in Vancouver and wish to stay in West Cen-  Iral portion of the city ycu will get  BE8T BAKING POWDER  A big consig-  ment just arrived  direct r  .2 01. TINS���������. 500  2 nit LB.  IK- - 41-25  !Ah WiHI ft Co.  Merchant Tailors  Ladies' and Qenta* Clothes Mad* to  Order.  ,   PERFECT FIT GUARANTY VI  LADYSMITH,   B.   C.  BLAIR AND ADAM.  'PHONE  2-4 PHONE  24.  Further' particulars of tlie damage  done by the recent th'uhderstorm.  The lightning struck; the prices of  At the | S0-nlf ,of tl-'c Soods at Siriior; Leiser  & Co.'s. Ltd., with the result that  j7/ii can now get a summer hat or  shirt at factory prices.   o���������.   ,   .   ���������-���������    ,;  is only one block frotyi  NOTICE.  From       Lhis   date   the.   undersigned  will   not   he   responsible  for  any   indebtedness      inclined except on       a  .written order signed by thc secretary  Rowland   Machin.  V.   f.   EXPLORATION &  DEVELOPMENT CO.,  LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B.C, May 'l8th,-in05.  iioip. the heach. A small hoy was  r ft hoh.nl. A l first th1.- passciigeis  w. re i.ilh r alarm-d, as they could  hot see the youngster, but lie was  eventually discovered on  rounded  by  water  the  even-  . NANATMO.  (From  lhe  Herald)  At  an   informal   meeting-   oT  friends  of   F.   iVIcM.   Yo;;ii;;  las  ing,  held   in   W.   K.   Leiglitoii's  ollice,  .) i dgc      Young   was   made   the   recipient   of a (iue pair of guns,   the glfl  e\'e  i , '.is  de-  I'here  fueptur-d  address   nor   set  s;  re; ly.   but  it      was  evident  speakers fell   every  word  ul  If you wish to slay further down  (own, The Dominion Hold will accommodate you well. It is a large  well    conducted,     house and 'at very  a. reek sui:- r.-.o-deralo. rafefs you can spend a pleas  rant    week at     the Dominion.   Mean-  " jllmc Vancouver should keep at work  through its Hoard of Trade with the  C. P. R.', urging the importance on  'hem of communication direct with  Ladysmith...  of   his   friends   on   the  I artine      for   Atlin..  ;Ei  ARGAIN TABLES FOR  SHIRTS and TIES  IMMENSE SNAPS  ../  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  "WILLIAMS   BLOCK.      ���������  ��������� TELEPHONE  6-7  ammmWmmWaBWaWmwWl  TENDERS  IV 11 be received by the undersigned  up   to Saturday      noon,  August Bib,  for  the lowering of Masonic Hall to  ollieial grade. PLans and specifica  tions ior work to be done can bo  seen at mv residence any night, after  R p, m. Lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted.  MURDOCK MATHESON  FOR  RENT.  The hotel apartments of the. Portland    Hotel,      consisting   of   twenty  rooms,      including  kitchen,   pafrtry, .  store-rooms,   14   hod rooms,   well   furnished,  stc.   The house,  without the  bar,, will be leased by the imdersi|-.n-  ed  at very   reasonable  rates.     Call  and look over   the premises.  A ;',ood  boarding house  keeper can do wel).  -.*--.*���������      AlfGELO TATE,  : ���������.���������i-.TasEssr   ���������    :;���������.".   ���������     Proprietor.  All August magazHies how in  Knight's book store. ,  at  3Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AM  work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates. ������  HJ^hSt. Ladysmith  OPEN AT AiLL HOURS.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  SEALED TENDERS," superscribed  "Tendei for school.-housa," will 'he  received hy ihe undersigned, up to  riopu of ' Tuesday,-'the 1st' August,  ltida, for the election and completion of a laige one-room frahte school  house on ' Lot 12, Oystar -District,  Vancouver- island. , .,-���������,..,- -,-,  Plans, specifipatypns, contract and  forms of tender, may, be seen on aad  aftei the 21th>July, 1905, at the  olhce of Stephen .Kenyan, Esquire,  .Secietaiy ot the Scho0l Board, Lady  smith, and at the Lands,and Works'  Department.   Viciaua, B.  C.  Each pioposal must be accompanied by cash or an accepted bank  caeqlienor cei tificate ot deposit on a  chattel ed bank of Canada, made payable to the undersigned, in the sum  of $50, which shall be foifeijted if  the party tendering decline to entsr  into contiact when called upon to do  so. The cash, cheques oi certificate  ol deposit of unsuccessful tenderers  v. ill lie letuined to them upon the execution oi the contract. The success-  'u-ll. Ui.deici'j 'AHi bo rcquiiedto fui-  iiish a l ond himndiand two sureties  in the sum oi SbOfl each for due fulfilment, o'Ce wo-k contracted for to  the satisfaction of the Honourable  thc Chief Commissioner. Upon the  execution of the bond the cash, cheque orcettificate of deposit above  mentioned will he returned to the  contractor.  Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the foims supplied,  hnI signed with the actual signature  of the terrdere.'.  a'he lowest or any tender not necessarily "accepted.' ���������'.   -;  W.  S. GORE,   ,;  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and  'Works, ''..--,'���������������������������   '...:.'���������'  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria,  B. C.,  20th July,  1905.  W.G. Fraser  *. a "��������� "- <"! ���������*  X J ,  ;   - < MerchantTailort  (ist Avenue)  Spring: Stock on hand. Gall carlv and  g^tyMh; choice.   ,  iKMimr  ~j^=  TACKLE  V u v  Trowling Spoon* in 'Abundance. Latest designs and goqd killers.  A Complete Stock ol Flys in~'AL L VARIETIES. -  Balance of our highclass Fishing Rods at ,   '  5-     as' PER CENT DISCOUNT  - . OU.N^.  NEW BROWNING AUTOMATIC SHOTGUN  AT _\   .  "\f.   'S-lb is,.'  $28  LADYSMITH HARDWARE* CO., Ltd  CHANT TAILORS  *-rAND  SUMMER GOODS JUST ARRIVED.  Ch"arle*-^61n*f^f*tliec"al>ove firm, visits Ladysmith eveiy Sunday forth*  purpose?������! taking*jneasurements and seeing customcis    peisonally.   May*  be seen "at "the Hotels:    We guarantee all stock and a perfect fit at   the  lowest possible lates.   Suits fiom     $15.00 up.   Pants liom $-1.00 up.  IIand-mard$<. ^|illin^'of tjieLatist" supplies  AI WAYS  cauied  by  Dunn. ,     ��������� d <  All  Mr.  Ill-  ONE  HUNDRED   ACRES   OF   LAND   IN THE CEDAR  DISTRICT  HAS BEEN PLACED vVlTH ME  FOR SALE  .! .- ' FOR A LIMITED TIMU AT  ..   ~       $265  I HAVE TWO SHEEP HARMS ON ONE OF THE GUIJ- ISLAM ������S  $450 buys, the two  JOHN STEWART P. O. Box 268  CONVEYANGfNO" -.    -���������  -   - NOTARY   PLN3L10.  usses-ax  -8  The next Drawing for the  WHITE SWAN  GRAMOPHONE  WILL TAKE PLACE ON  AUG  AT 4 p.m., at JOHN BI'CK   LE'S  STORE.  Every ,25-Cent purchase of White    Swan,; .Soap  i  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If ���������you can get first-class goods    at     low prices from  a reliable  house at  home.  The  peddlars that call here try ,to .^*et rid of such  ' trash as  they cannot sell iut  home.  If"you get an articrc from    a  reliable firm you are sure 'tha t "the, goods arc as -represented,  and  if you are not satisfied you h ave something to fall back on a^ we  are here since this  town  was    first started,  and hold  our  riipula-���������  tion   as    a first-class   lioiu������2.    We carry nothing in mir" li.de but the  host, quality of gooils and sell   on  small 'profits,   as  our expenses  are small. We have no fat salaries to pay and no travelling expenses Call and compare our prices and our goods, and donjt be  deceived., .        .   ."*- '  B.FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER.,  JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   x'X:-.X:   Ladysmith,   B.C  We are making them of the Newest  .���������������������������; '������������������ ;StyIes.   .-.  Pattern and Lates*  entitles you to a       1  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reaaona  ble/.  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  ticket, in the drawing for this high grade^ramophjne...  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