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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Jul 31, 1906

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 ;i- -    , ,.* r--^  ' V*  ^Jf~'Z--J ***  ..    /.1 . - ***- ���������  "*.,**' ������.    .>������������������  \  mrnrn Daily L  >7  ���������-*,  yoL.,2  TUESDAY,. JULY  31,   1X08.  se  OFFICERS NAMED TO  CANVAS DISTRICT  -%,-^*-  WINTER WILL  SEE NO COIL  FAMINE  At Meeting of Committee  Ap-  pointed by Gathering of July  5th. of Lib* & Con*  -������4'-*-������-  IThe Officers Will Canvas New  castle Cistrict & Interview  the Farmers & Others  *������"$"SB  !<M  The committee which, was appoint., tee  to canvas the district a|>  led at- thc * joint meeting - of Litoerals  and Consenatives on July*5th' for  the purpose of "canvassing the district and ascertaining the feeling, of  j the residents re the conducting <of a  (campaign in thc"^irext proviincdal el-  lection,- met on Wednesday evening  (last and appointed thc following of-  | freer s.  W. O, Fraser, President.   --  Alexander Bryden, vice-president.  V. W. T-Iawes, secretary.  Murdoch Ma^ieson, treasuicr.  Press Commiittee���������W." Bcvcndge,_II.  ICarroll, Andrew Rober.lson  soon  as the harvest' is, over, and 0~inter-  v icw the farmers aird others of the  district, to ascertain their .ci'tinions  on  the subject. ".'        -t*  'It will be remem/bered that, at the  mod ing of July 5th, a full account  of which appeared,in these columns,  it was decided to nominate am indep  pondent candidate to represent, Newcastle distiict. At the meeting also  a committee of fifteen Was appointed  with power to add to their numibcr,  for the pin pose of canvassing; ' the  distiict. 1 he nunc ting of Wednesday  last of  the committee  was fb������     the   %������������������������   ,  Seattle, July 30.���������There ,has been  much speculation among those interested in the coal' output of tbe state  telative to the possible results that  may come un account of tine passage  .jf the railway la'te bill and the iur-  ttrer development of the trouble  which thc mine ovvncis ate' ha.wu{-,  with their employes. Rumors have  spread that a shortage ol the pio-  uuct. is almost ctrtain during thu  coining winter. Relative to the uiat-  lei Charles E. Houston, sales agent  ot the coal department of the .fact-.  uc, toast1 Company, who is coiibider-  od an authority on coal conditions  in tlus state said:  "1 do not thini" there is any possibility ot a coal famine or even, a  slioitage in the product in the state  triis coming ^winter. ' 1 see uoUung  MlnE ACCIDENT  Yesteiday" afternoon Mr. IL Hughes1  of Second Avenue, met with a    sei-  ious accident while  working at     the  Extension Muiien. |  liis sou, who was  working with his  father at the time  hut who w"as  .loading u car,  at the  moment, ,Sfatcs that thc accident oe-  cuncd through    a..slip ol iocic     ami  coal, which'-' came without warning oi  v  any  "vind, and completely buned   thu  victim ioi i thc lime, i-le was released as soon as possible, and tak-  ������sn to the iloctoi, who, upon exami-  nalion, tound thai oue leg and one  arm had been broken, besides, one o.  two libs 'Uactuicd. He also sustained one oi two scalp wouiuis, but  these arc not considered, ol a factious" natui-e- at all.  lVir.     J.  iiiigliam    a^o    sustained  ELECTRIC LIGHT  BY-LAW PRINTED  -*.������������������*-  Council  Last  Evening   Handed  Over to the Press By-law to  be Submitted to Ratepayers  ^+^  Stump-puller Guaranteed  to Pull  i  Any Stump in City Offered  for $400 to Council  A' stump-puller that will pull   any  stump  in Ladysmith,   built for     the  It is" the intention of this commit- puiposc of-'electing the al.ovc ofliccrs.  pany anu tlie Nortfaucbtcru lmpiotc-  meiit Company.  , "As regards' the possibility of labor Uou'hies, wf.-. have no i union men  in our mines. The other company  n'as had no troLfufa since it tpaiVo-t cr  (lie"holdings, and x' do ".not believe  tli,ey anticipate any. '       _r  "i'he. railway late bill might   give  i ise to  the conjecture that its work-  iNAViGATiOINi  in  view  of the Police couit  pro  ceedings against Capt. tfciilhn of   tne  ings" mi^ht cause a shortage, ou ac- 'princess  \ ictoua,   as  a <.oii������ot'..c.icu  of the     'iitciv.    ol   Uhe tug Chehalis,  tlTCHELL MAY ,  BE NOMINATED  CHEMAINUS -..;  NEWS NOTES  /       ^ -  lih������ii..'Uu.o, oui) ;Lu.-ilwy,5. \*t)u-  count ot the clause  which makes   it  unlawful for a company to ship   its  ' product on  its own vessels or   trans  put/lrc interest ,ib ^iiu'iicsl.od   m    the  . .....  , <-������  . ...-.-  - Chicago, -July 30.���������The special correspondent of thc .Evening Post at  [Indianapolis wires that paper as fol-  llows "concerning thc recent inr-ration  of John Mitchell ns a possible vac-  I presidential candidate on the Pemo-  Icratic  ticket:  Although 'Air. Mitchell as pros-idcni  I of the United Mine Workers of America has usually been too busy to  [deny any rumors that had to do  | do with his possible part in poli-  -tics, lus western lriends nre .surprised that he has made no eflort to kill  l'"LU������a  <"1  bouid  uming   that     iimo  Ipoiiurion line, "^'lhe only ,iesultwill 'i"������fe'-"oi" tlitf road at sea.     Some oi  'lie that the. Northwestern.   Compauy the pertinent regulations aie us  10I-  wlll ship no coal into  th.s   section, lows:  *. "  and .that  we  will imt' s,hU, so,. much \,^u\^0 bhips uu.dcl sl0iim   aic  out,  for  the     maiket ��������� will .be here. ������    - ,  Kho Ko,jylu   .coat--marketed    "by ������������������������-������ ^^"^' s0 ^s   to .involve i isj-     ol  n^   uiu    \iCLoii^i  xjinnijcc  c������- niaiiuia.,-  ....I   .1.^       CO       ^. ^.. 1. 1,   - IVJ..     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IJLo      V).>U...11U     S1111M.U  au clietu.i uitiia J' i ioa,v io.u|iiuun, com-  MlL'lici-ii loaning ui l x' ���������" loaoiiiLj'  j'nna.N .iClc-i iiuoij aim . b.iiin cl.o . aim  i.iiul    -j   |..m    on   JMiiiiuii " allot noon,  thu  Norttiwestein  Improvement Company   collision; tlfe^ship which has the oth-  has had    some    sale in the  western   ei on lici   own  siaLboaul side    .sjhall  pait ot  Uiu state;  but in order  that   ineep out of %he vvav   oi  the olJioi  it nuBlifbe brought here it had   t0 >   1; _,t  u.0'slul)S>'(>lw ol ^..^-^  be soul lor a \-cry Ijw hgure in tbe I ���������   .  mines,  and    little Ko.it  was    made   a sal,,uS4;shll' a,I(V lll-> ������'������'������ a ^U|a.i������  I,0IU lt ship,  aie proceeding    jn such    duec-  "'il.e'result'of tl/ruiiway ratciUill ',doHS as > ltnoha usK ol ���������^W,  wiM |.e that .tlie company will he uu- ! Ule' sleftrash>P ������h^ ^P o"t ot    tin*  -able t-o ship    ilt,    pioduct     to     the  off the boom for Vt.a A-ice-presidon-  tial nomination which was started  in the anthracite coal districts  some   time ago.  The cry of '"Bryan and Mil (hell"  which has been beard in many sections, may be heard in others.  Now that the Federation of Labor  and the United Mine Workers of  America/ have decided to go imlo pol  itics 'to bring* about reforms thai  both organizations believe aic due  organized labor they will look ovei  their, own ranks first to pick out,  the available - t imber for public  office.  if organized labor is' determined lo  capture the chau oi lhe presiding  ollicer of tho Senate, Uieroby placing  a mat on the threshold of tho White  House, why should not this iiuyn be  John Mitchell? Indeed he seems to  be the logical candidate of-labor.     ,  No labor leader is more favorable  known to the country than Mitchell  and      [his      companion*    declare    lie  v *  .would be as strong'. with the people outside the union ranks as a-  inong those within. 'Although .if seem-*  to bo a strange statement, Mitchells  story justifies' it. Ho 1ms consistently fought the. Socialistic movement and in three hationa.l conventions of'miners'-it was bis influence  that prevented the organization  from        wavering, and        partly  committing itself, to socialism. The  Socialists 'regard Mitchell as their  arch enemy and have sent thoii'.delo  gates to the ��������� convention time and  time again to counteract liis inll-  uenco. But this has always failed.  Mitchell is also knorwri as a. Conservative. He had been in lhe limelight many years, but this has not  turned his head. He has kept on  making friends and .of. course a few  enemies and some of the latter are  in h s own organi/atfon. Should Mitchell become a vice-presidential possibility he would be the target for  the National Association of Manufacturers and all its allied bodies. He  stands  bUU.UUU   loet   board   nicasiu e.  '1 ho Ujnenc   tiuu-s   uoui  Olieiiiuiiuw  to  tho   j.'iasor    Jtivei   Linubur,   Co 't.  |iMill,     io   take    another   shipment   ol  Lies,    and   thc-n    returns  to coinpluio her uaigo  with eo.il  c.iast as  the concern is >ovvneU b)' Wie  Woitliein I'acihc Kail way Co.  "As t0 the l'aciiic Coast Compaii)  we aie now blnppiiig very litile coal  on oui own vc*>>,els It-the lailway  Late bill niajves tins impossible, we  will adopt the system  of chartering  way of  the sailing ship  16.���������Every steamship, when approaching another ship so a*, lo involve ut.h. ot collision, shall slacken  hei speed or s-iop and revet.se il nec-  cssaiy.  -  III.���������In taking any coutse authorized   or  lOipuitcd   by these icgulat,ioiii������,  colliets, and   will ship tho pioduch ou ,a !������toams,hll������ uifdci  way  may indicate  tJiat course to any other ship whicl-f  The Ciiiliau Lan. Katon Uill coin-  Plutus her caij^o todn*), destined lor  couth  ."uncrjuan ports.    J  Thc British blui) Kimoss will com-  l>letu her cargo this week, destined  lor   Autoi'agasta.  them,   thus avoiding conilict with tb��������� ,  to iSanammlpiovisioiis ot the bill. * j-su<;  hus   "*    S16ht'  ljJ'   Ll^������   f^lowmg  "Should the  worungs ol the    bill j!������,anals 0I1 hcr ^,0'tm whistle,/that is  make a coal shoitagc appeal  evident ,to Say'  there aie a d.ton little propositions I    Two sl,������rt blasts to medn' "L   diu  which could and would be  opened up /lllectl"S ni>' colir^ ^ stauboatd."  on  veiy short notice.     Their output I    0ue shorl    blast io nwan>  '^ am  would    avert     any    such condititm. ,direcl������,S mY course to port"  1'hese mures    have not  faeon   opened1   Thlcc sll0lt blasl^moan. "I am. go.  heretofore, lor  the price of coal has   n,S ful1 sI)C(>l1 astern."  'lhe SS. jV.jsgaitli has been chnr-  teietl to loatl a cai ������o ol liimbci  at Chenuiiiius, lot Adelaide and Port  I'irie, lhe vessel goes .first ..to Co-  niox to lako -on" bunker' coal, r and  thou comes to Chemaitius for her  cargo. ������������������ 1. .  '.'���������  ���������     ���������     ���������'..���������������������������>'"'  .Capt.   J. S. CiMj'son has been spend  ing. a  low  days,    visiting  friends     in  Chcmaiuus. ���������  '. SAoii^City, .luly 30.���������John'B. flat  ,Jey .receiver for the Zion" City ."industries issued mi appeal ���������today lo the  few followers of the'-Dovvic doct-idn-  es to contribulu -for the relief of I'he  .destitute of the community. Tho receiver says n. large per centago of" the  population' is under-fed and *in-.sufl'i-  ciently clothed, and the land'' into  which- thoy put- their savings" has  little 'v-cilue under existing conditions. ��������� 1   Prompt relief-is needed.  itoibelee wiote stating that for foui  hundred/ dolteis he* w.oultl construct a,  stamp pullei, one| horse iwwcr, which  would tai^e out/ -any stump un the  city, aird asking Uie City 'to buj'  same. All oi the aLderinen thougaii,  this a very good proposition pio-  a.tcd the machine worked as claimed, but they lust wanted'to see one  in otieialioii. The matter was laiu  o.et   until  ne\t meeting.  Electuc Light by-law.  ��������� The by-law lor  the purpose ofhoi-  iowingp   the    sum    of   $35,000    with  which     to    install    an electric light  1'huil ui    Ladj smith    was confirmed  last evening, and  is now being published.     It will be fomud on anothei  page.     On motion of Aid. Patterson  last  evening.,    City  Clerk    StevViart  was. appointed    icliunung ofheer    on  the  day  of    voting,   and Aid.   Uren  moved    that    the vobc  be taken on  Saturday, 'Aug.  11th.,    ui   tlie   Cit>  Hall      The by-law  will have   to   republished  ten    clear  days, and     the  vote  must be  taken within 21   days  after the  appearance    of the   by-law  u: print.     Ihe council  deemed it advisable   to  have  the  poll as soon as  possible,  as it the ^jy-law jessed it  will   he necessary   to  commence work*  as soon  .u> possible on   the plant   it  it      is   to     be     in    operation ���������   thr;..  rail.  A letlor w.as    received fiom     Fire  council  was   perfectly  willing to pay  the man's   expenses to the hospital,  but  they  did1 not want to, be    responsible for  any 1-ftebts;incurred while  there .    The    man is a stranger iri  the city,  being a sailor from one of  the ships  winch has, been loading in  Nanaimo,  and tlie aldermen  were of  the opinion that it was not up     to  thorn to fay_ his hospital expenses:1  In order to  ascertain if this   would  be     necessary,    Constable Callendar  telephoned  to  Nanaimo stating    the  case, and as';ing infoiinta^ion. Hei.was  informed     .that if il was a cohtag- -  ious ease  the hospital wjould not' bo  obliged  to  accept it.    However, the"  proper place to send thei,.man"was to  tlie marine hospital in Victoria. Accordingly, A Id.. Patterson mo-ved tha*  the city consfcafble be instructed    to  superintend the sick man's   removal,  and the expenses incurred charged up  to the ship  which thc man left.  lAld. .Campbell brought up tlie cjiues-  tion    of    drainage.     ,He    wanted-a  drain    put  in i r"bn First    Avenue to  take away  the 'sewerage which is issuing from   the Europe hotel.      The  Alderman stated that >it was       dis-  graceiJn its present condition, and hei  wanted to see something done    Aid.  Patterson  did  not know  what could  be done about it.     If the city    put  in a drain there they should put one  in   on    'Rojfcjcrts street  leading -fiom  the Mayor's place down to    Blair <&  Adam's.   "Well," replied , Aid. Camp-  hell,  "if you want that drain, make  a motion that both  be put in, and I  will second it."  "No," replied Aid   Patteison. "Wo  (.h.ct Smith     lost   vevicning    stating J have givoiri notice    to several resid-  tliat he had  tested- the  hie hose   at   errts orr  thc hill to put in their own  West..  Miners of 'findiana, .'Illinois and Ohio"-  havo not yet put men forward for  congressional nominations. "Mitchell  could have had ihe Democratic nomination for Congress, in the.., Joliet  .district of Illinois, in which is Springi  Valley, his home, but when it was of  fered he was 'so deeply submerged  in   tho.    fight     willi   the     anthracite jtleshlp.  and   bituminois   operators   that       he J    The   Education  Bill has passed its  had   no   time   to consider it, except  third,rending   in  the House of   Com-  heen such that small mines are n-j,t '  paying propositions. With a shortage the prices would jump so .that a  tan margin could be 'made by even  the small operators. 1 do not believe, however, that there is the  least possibility of any such condition, and can see nothing that seems  to forecast, it."  The preliminary heaping.', of Robert  heathers tone, which is being held   in  South Wellington today, - is-evidently  a  lengthy onj.    Yesterday we   made  arrangements with, our 'Nanafcrno-correspondent to attend  the trial    and  send in details over ,tiha "telephone! al.  its conclusion,) but at  the time    of  going to preafj no message has   been  received.     The trial w^s to hav'ia con*  mcuced  at ten: o'clock this morning.  Mr.   It.   Simpson drove   up and vwill  appear in defence of tlie prisoner.  EDUCATIONAL   BILL  PASSES  THhRD READING  LotVdon, .Inly 30..���������In the House of.  Lords tonight. Baron Tweedmouth,  First Lord of the Admiralty in defend  ing the government naval program  instanced Italy, France, the United  States, Germany, and Russia as"  greatly delaying, in or partially ab  andoning the construction of warship's. He said that when the or-  ginal proposals were framed, France  was intending to build several battleships, the 'filiated States two, Germany   two. nnd l^ussia one large bat-  well   with the farmers Of the't0 decline.  mona by a majority of 192.  The use of these signals  is  o, lion  al,  but  it   they are usod,  the   couise  Vrf the ship  must     he  in  aicoidance  with the signal made.  20.���������Notwithstanding an", thing contained in any preceding ailicle, every ship, whether a sailing vc^el oi  a .steamship, overtaking any other.,  shall keep out of the way of the  overtaken ship.  , 21.���������In narrow channels every steam  ������:hip shall, when it- is safe and practicable, keep to that side of the  fairway or nvidchan'nel which lies on  the starboard side of such ship.  22.���������When by tlw above rules one  of ;iie two ships is to keep out of  the way, the other shall' keep her  course.  23.���������Tn obeyinifc and couslJ."uiri),,; th*,so  rules due regard shall |>e had., to all  dangers ,of navigation, and to any  special circumstances which iuay render .-a departure from the nbovc rules  necessary in order to av oicl immediate danger.  ���������MARINE NOTES. .  .  The S.S. Henrietta is in port   today for a cargo>of coal.  a pressure ot 10'5 pounds and had  lound them to be in excellent condition. They should Uast at least several vears. 'Aid Uieii was als0 of  the o]iiniori that the hose was substantial. Duiuig the process of the  testing the hose the water had ibeen  mined on the,' jroo'i of hrs hotel,  with thc tesult that shingles , had  had been torn oil' and water ran into the bedrooms, necessitatiing tlie re  moval of every quilt and blanket to  allow them to dry.. Aid. Uren  thought the hose was stiong enough  when they would throw a stream  of wntcr sullicient to cause the ajl^r.e  damage. ,  "A letter    w.as    received from     Dr.  drams, and they have had to comply; with these orders. We caniiotigo  ahead and order some to do a thins;  which we are doing gratis for oth-^  ers." i  "Well," said Aid. Campbell "Uren  mare them put the drain Ln., Anything to have the work done. It is  a disgrace as it is."  "All right," replied Aid. Patterson, "you niak*e a motion that they  he given .notice to have the work!  done."  Aid. Malone, who was occupying  the chair in the Mayor's absence,  thought that the matter should be  laid o*>er untrl the latter returmied,  and he ibe given a chance to fix thc  Frost,  and   one from Mir. II.     Blair, drain complained of in front of   his  stating    that    a man     who  is now ' place:    Aid. CamMbell was agreeaim  staying at the Cecil Hotel is     very and the matter will come up ;o-'t tlie  sic!:., and asking the council'to    take next meeting.  steps to hare him removed to the Those present at last night's mee't-  lroii'pital. ' He is without fund's, and ing were: Acting Mayor Malone, -Albas no place to go. Quite a leng- dermen Tha, Uren, Campbell and P(at-  tliy discussion arose ov-er  this. , The terson.  Tug  Rurrard   is. in   at  the  taking on  bunker   coal.  wharf  P*rinceGjs May called in port last evening for hunker coal, while 4J\c passenger ship Al-Ki came in this forenoon for  bunker coal.  The collier Tellus is 'taking1 on  lumber as well as coal for the  North, and will tatae in all about  200,000 feet. She ha.s about'half of  her sacked coal aboard.  JOINS BRIDE  AFTER 42 YEARS  Atlanta, Ga., July 30.���������After an  absence of forty-two ycars, three  of which were spent in the service  of the Confederate army and the  subsocpM^nt thirty-nine in a Northern  Penitentiary-, where he was under a  life   sentence   for     murder,   Anderson  Pittman, sixty-five years of age, has  relumed to Georgia to find his wife  the widow of another man. It is thc  pathetic story of a second EnocJi Ar-  den.  She waited nnd waited for him  from whom she parted as a young  bride and when she did not return  after   she  heard   that  he    was  killed  mourned him as dead. With the report of his death the letters which  had been coming to her regularly  ceased and this confirmed her fears.  , After her period of mourning she  was won by a sturdy mountaineer,  one White Collin. They were happy  together  for  a   long  time,   until     he  was slain by tho moonshiners of his  district because they believed he  had informed on tham, to thc revenue  officers. She then removed to Carter}  ���������ill������.  Pittman states that ,as he was returning bvmo after tho close of  the war he met a Northern officer  with whom he got into a quarrel,  and whom ho killed. He was tried,  convicted and sentenced to serve a  life term in the. federal prison and  was pardvned only 'last week. Tho  couple are now living in Cartersvillo  on their interrupted honeymoon, brid  in tho battle of   Chicl.amagua,     she ged   by a lapse of two score years. THE iADYSHITH DAILY LEDGER  &'  IHE DAILY LED6ER  PubllahaA   every   day   except Sunday  ���������BY���������  TUB DAILY LEDGER COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH.  SUBSCRIPTION.  One Year (In advance)   '. $5.00  One Month  ~ ... _  50 cents  (TUESDAY  July 31,  1906  BEST  IN   HISTORY.  (Associated Press.)  Winnipeg', July 30.���������Premier Ilob-  lip says the crops will be .the bust  in our history, with little rust or  mildew, and will be harvested ' ten  days earlier than last year. 20,000  additional men will be required. We  expect the C. P. It. will supply this  need. Haying and barley is now open  and wheat harvesting will be completed    about   August  10th.   o   ENEMIES OF THE -REPUBLIC  (Associated   Press)  Odessa, July 30.���������During a thanksgiving service for tho dissolution of  the Lower House of Parliament in  -the cathedral today, the Archibishop  'declared among other things that  members of thc opposition were anarchists and enemies of the republic. When he had finished a soldier  made a speech in which he said H  was not the opposition but thu  men like the archibishop who" were  the real enemies of the republic. A  scene of confusion ensued amid  which the soldier was arrested.   o   MELLEN EXPECTS   ���������  TO  BE DELEGATE  A Seattle despatch says: Judge I-I.  W. Mellen, who received the nomination for delegate as candidate for  electron to congress from A In ska at  the Democratic, convention in Juneau  reached Seattle last Wednesday and  expressed tho belief that his success  was assurred by the certain support  of the business element and by a con  sidierable number of the laboring  classes.  "I have been a .working .man all my  life," said the judge,' "and I see no  reason why the miners and other  working-men of Alaska should refuse  me their .vote.  "I do not think that party .lines  will ha very closely drawn, and I  expect to receive the support of many  Republicans as wellk as Democrats in  Nome and elsewhere.  "They may talk as-'they lite about  the solidity of the Tan ana for Calc,  Dnit T am willing to bet, that 35 percent, of the voters' of that district  will  be  favorable     to me,  and,    in-  The Breakfast-table Problem  SOLVED  Ask Your Grocer For  deed, I have been so long in- the  country that old-time friends are  scattered nil over who will say a  good word for me, I believe, when  the time comes, as all the southeastern papers arc doing now."  Judge Mellen has been nominated  for the long term and A. P. Swine-  ford received the nomi'ilntion of the  same condition  for   thc short term.  When thc Judge left Juneau, Thomas Calc, of Fairbanks, had arrived  there and Murane had* gone, down tho  river. ' .  ' "  .liulfC Mellen was commissioner at  Juneau in 1803, ISUl and 1895, and  has lived fo'iitccn 'years altogether  in thc Northland.  He leaves on the steamer Sarato.  ga today for Nome where he will  carry on his campaign, and await the  result of the polling.  "���������or a cool| refreshing���������  ���������BATH*  During the Summer  Months Call on   THOMAS LEWIS  Shavimr Parlors,  etc.,    High Street  -g -7-^j-s ���������J--riB--g"^^'������a"*g������^^  NG CON  SgS3Be-"5^^S2^^E  Esquimau   & Nanaims Railway  STEAMSHIP SCHEDULE  , .   '   -.EFFECTIV E JULY, 18.  The successful team -in. tlie Machine  Drilling contest recently'held at Phoenix,  B. C, was from the Gold Drop Mine of  the Granby Consolidated, consisting of  Messrs. Matlieson , and McQuoid, who  drilled g feet, jj4 inches in the time limit  Thc Steel Used by the Winning Team was  S. S. JO  Sails from Lad}smith for Vancouver every TucMlay at G o'clock a.m.  <  Sails from Vancouver foi- Ladjsmith every   M-<ndiy    and    Tuesday, at  1:30 p. m.     ,  B C. DRILL STEEL  sole agents:  ninn   o    no -  ftlQR & bu.  Who carry a Large Stock Octagonal aiid Ribbed   ..  ���������   In all Sizes at  123.Government-Street Victoria, B. C.  P. R. 1384      ,.  Geo, lv. Courtney;  District PiiHSCjj-  Agent  58 Government St., Victoria, TLC.  ��������� ~V....rTy. .p..T^.^M^-C  ",isxnjittn������'-������������!".-���������"HiusiajnaceKK".  Union made-Capstal & Nugget Cigars  i  FOB THE.BI68EST BARGAINS IK  Wall Papers  00 i Ei  House'aiid Sim Paintei  Sin.  Try a Province Cljar.  I bought a horse with a supposedly  incurable ringbone for $30. Cured  him with $1.00 worth of MINARD'S  LINIMENT and sold him for $S5.00.  Profit 0n Liniment, $51.00.  MOISE DEROSCE.  Ho-tol Keeper, St. Phillippe, Que.       >|Pj  Ii  !'T;  SI  IT 1>EFIES  COWFliTJTIOX  0  '1.1  ��������� 11 im 11 ii������wmjujiiiw '. u������*������qri*aBw  [MINERS  FRIi ND  1 tkJ  l'ENNY  POSTAGE  /Associated Press.)  London, duly 30.���������John Henmker  Ileaton, Conservative member for  Canterbury and rather of tho "Imperial renny Postage"' idea, has addressed a letter to Chancellor of tho  Exchequer Asquith, and the Postmas  ter-g-eneral. offering to provide an accepted bank guarantee, for the loss  of revenue in thc first three years  which might follow tbe adoption' of  pennyposlngo between Croat" Tiri-  tain.and America. K the   government  BOWEL COMPLAINT  IN CHILDREN  During the summer months children.  are subject to disorders of the how-  els which should receive careful attention as soon as the first uirnatur-  h' looseness of the bowels appears  The best medicine in use for bowel  complaint is Chamberlain's Colic,  f'hulera and Diarrhoea Remedy as it  promptly controls any unnatural  loi������. ness of thc bowels. For sale  by Ladysmith Pharmacy.  Try Capital and Nuggei Ctears  will appoint a Committeo to investigate and report on such probable  loss- Postmaster General Buxon i*o  plied that ihe government could'not  see its was clear to' accepting a private donation  for such a purpose.    ���������  DAY  SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also language**; drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils .and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.'  MISS BERTRAM,'     Ladysmith, B.C  Sunlight Soap is better than other soups, but  s best when used in the Sunliitht way.  Buy S jnlljht S:> ip.an.l follow Directions  2  t  C^MTORTABLC WAV.  Ticket, and   Freight  Office,' 75  Government Street.  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  ��������� The New Train  Oil-:   IMTAL LIMITED  The Train of  "Ease,  Elegance,   Excellence.  t Every r mile  a picture,   and  110 smoke to spoil the   view.  ,,;  Through Compartment,   Observation and  Pullman   Sleepers; - also    Through    Tourist  Cars to Chicago.  .At antic Steamship Eusiness to Europe  is our Specialty  Union    Terminals   with   all  Steamer lines.  Berth reservations  by  wirel  Great Northern S.S.  Co.  .FOR  JAPAN   AND  CHINA.  ��������� Steamships Minnesota and Dakota sail from Seattle for Japan    and China ports at   fic-  lvo,uenr dates.      Exact    sailing  dates can he secured  upon application to any Great Norlh-f  . ciir representative.  .S. G.  YERKES,  A.G.P.A., Seattle, Wash.  R. STEPHEN.  ������. j. can  NURSERIES, & SEEDH0USE&  Large Stock of Home grown  Fruit and Ornament al Trees  now mat'lirod for the Fall  Trade.   " r  ' No expense,  loss or' delay  of fumigation or inspection.  -  Headquarters    for    Pacific  Coast grown Garden,  Field,  f....an.:i Flower Sjeods in season.  Bee Supplies* Spray Pumps  We Oi! Soap, Greenhouse  Plants, Gut Flowers, Bulbs  .    For Fall Planting   -  '   We do business on our own  frounds���������no rent to pay and  are    prepared    to meet   all  competition.  ;   Let me price youi  list before, placing your order.    '  Catalogue Free.  E.  Gen.  Agent, Victoria, B.C.  Al. J.  HENRY,  3oio  Westminster Road  VANCOUVER  RAYMOND  &  SONS  ���������Dealers in���������  Lime,   Plaster Paris,   Brick,  -Fire Brick and Vancouver is-  'iland cement.  " 3 Pandora St. Victoria B.C.  m-mMm  ��������� S ' ������"��������������� it? V?  Every good dealer carries this  boot.    Take no subs?ilute.  1. -J       2������  li!  L  V  O  MENS'   KIP  BACK  Have double sole and" slip,  Hungarian nailed and ���������*tau-  dard screw fastened, high  or low cut.  I!S  i  The   most   popular   mineis'  boot ever turned out of a  factoiy  Under New Manas-merit,  HOTEL WILSON  jus. R. iMinnell, Prop.  NANAIMO  Commercial Mens' lieadn������3'/ters.  Modern  and      Strictly First  Clais.  Fire Prool    Cuildiij-.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ��������� Rates $3.25 r.v.dfi.5')���������  T're to all Pteatnbont  landings and  r viIway depots. Hk el ric*-are every fi vt  aiiMUtea to :vil puts oi Ihe cily. Bar  ������������������md tiiblejineye.'llei1.  F. P.AYNI-'K, Proprietor,  "V.BBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, C.  THE JONES HOTEL   WHITE   CJOOK   and   WHITE   IiABOK���������  Employed Only  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-   ��������� Ladysmith.  Best accommodation for transient  i\nd permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been ��������� comfort-  a'dy furnished and the bar, is up-to-  d������te Rates $!.������������ a day and upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGJG, Pro?.  a?al������ts������d������ .">-.: :*-: :>-: :^-' S,a.i.janii\>  STIvAM  II BAT El)  i_. i-'UKNiau iiOOMs  DAR SUl'l'LIKD Wl'J II BKl T  WINKS, r.lQUORS, C1GAKS  Fletcher Bros.  - - ^..neaiora Id . ...  Pianos   & Organs  Ladysrr.ith, B.C  "Plumbing; and TinsmUhing  DONE  AT  Reasonable Prices  _l_8y   J. ANDERSON  Leave orders at  "Peterson's Furn -  lure Store, or telephone- No 5is.  *"*^t-M<M'***'***4*****'M^  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  I PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Worlke at  LADYSMITH,   B. C.  HEAD OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION.  Vancouver Island,' B. G.  1 ���������   ���������  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  +  *  *  ^���������^~s������*..������������������..������..a������������..������������  A. J. McMURrRiG, Ciopr'etor  Newly fitted.tip and  Furnished  LADYSMITH,   . C  Good tables and good  Rooms  This  Hotel  liao    been completely       renovated;  Doard a������d iodgimg JL00 per dfcy.  HOTEL   PRETORIA  JOHN THA, Proprietor  i4r  Supplied  with  the Best   Wines; 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith'B.C..  Liquors and CIgars.: '  J. LEI  VANCOUVER,  A  as  i'-'l  i 1"i'  : is  if  -jl],  I Scolla  I -   1" ~  ^-<t-tk-<fc'������i.i  l":0S  Besl  1 Di:) MHO.  Sole A��������������������������� r.tr. for  B. C  Mtasixd'B Liniment cures Diphtheria     r^&5z^^fiiSSSm^Ai'fTijm^^S^sm3  WM. MUNSIE,   President    J. W.  COBURN,  Managing  Director.  Telephane 4-6.  The Ladysmith Lumber Co. Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH-f-" ^ *& ^-^  Shingles ������a Spetoieilty  MANUPACTUREItS OF������������������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumbers  LATHS,   SHINGLES,  MO ULDINC3S,      ETC.,     or    the BEST  QUALITY SEASONED.     AND   DRIED    FLOORINGS     AND  FINISHING LUMBER IN STOCK  STOVES! STOVES!  we!;are making HEATERS and RANGES of  Latest Styles and Newest Patterns--We do  A!I kinds of Foundry and Repair Work  Nickei Plating in all its branches ci Sf5ccialty  Ladysmith Stove & Iron Works Co. Ld  TELEPHONE 53 P. O. Bbx 42.  ������������������"���������������������������������..*..���������..���������..������..  ..���������..���������������������������������.���������.������������������������������������������������������.���������������..������..���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.������������������"������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������"���������'���������������������������������������������"������������������������������������  ..������..������..���������..*.���������������..*..������������������������. ...���������������������������������������������  THeCITYMH  R. Wiiliamson Prop      .  ist Avenue Ladysmith BC.  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done-   .....-...-   ��������� ������������������ ���������  ���������---Orders  Promptly  Execute  S. ROEODING    -- ���������' ���������  -LADYSlMi-TH.TRANSFER STABLE  PIANOS,   - ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FURNITURE MOVr  ED PROMPTLY A   ND  SAFELY.  Stabled In the rear of tbe Ladysmitli hotel.  Ab'botgford  A,    J  Leave ordors a*t   the  \  ���������I  ���������������������������  X  ���������  X  X  X  1  * THE LADYSMITH   DAILY I,ET)GER  LODGES  LADYSMITH TEMPLE, No. 5.-  Rathbone Sisters, meets in the Odd  fellows' Hall every 2nd and -1th  Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m..,  MRS. KATE TATE.  ��������� "' M. of R. & C.  UNITED ANCIENT ORDER OF  DRUIDS.  ' Wellington Grove, N0. 4, UjA.O.D.  .meets in the I.O.O.F. Hall, Lady-  > smith, the Second and Fourth, Wed-  'nesdays, of eaeh monlli, commencing  Wednesday, 13Ih, 1905.     r>  Visiting Druids are invited to,  attend.    Hy Order'  WM.  RAFTER, Rcc. See.  PATRICK BURK, N.A-     ,  NOTICt:  From      Mils  dateline, undersigned  will  not be  responsible for  any  indebtedness     incurred except orr      a  written orocr signed by the secretary  Rowland  Machin.  V.   |.   EXPLORATION &   DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability. j  V"do?ia.  B. (!..  M������v   ISUi,   '���������"flS  I      H1LBERT  ���������    ,������.-%������    JL&*      JL/1CI  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed  and at reasonable rates.  RESIDENCE   AND  OFFICE      ���������  Gatacre Si Ladysmith  Open at all  hours.  MUNICIPAL BY-LAW  *.jjcz-s ���������**"��������� m. i  M.J. IMPS!  Solicitor.   J3s������.  l&m������$ .to ' loaa  ,t.   Avenu?  --   -- ��������� -  LAOYSiY  Hi  LADYSMITH 'z BAKfc-.RV,'  CHOICE    CAKES     AND    PASTKV  ALWAYS    FRESH   ON HAND  .Wedding    Calces   -"lade    to   Order  FIMJiTS   Ami    CANDIES  OF ALL  KINDS.    MtES'tl   .BREAD   ISV-  ERY    DAY  Prices    are     Very  Reasonable.'    All  Customers are Treated Alike-  HOP   LEE Jk CO.  ON TUB1-.ESPLANADE.  ������CW=C������U=M3(_Ur3mC3U.-=>S-OCM  CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY  Manufacturers of the famous  CUBAN   BLOSSO.T  None bu   Union Labor    Employed  Tl J.'BOOTH. Prop  fi  SAVED HIS COMRADE'S LIFE.  "While returning from the Grand  Army /Encampment1 at Washington  City, a comrade from Elgin, III., was  taken with cholera morbus and was  in a critical , condition," rt'.iys Mr.  J. K. Houghland, of rEldon, Iowa.  'I gave him Chamberlain's Colic,  Cholera and Diarihoea Rem oily anil  believe saved, his life. 1 have been  engaged for ten ycars in -immLgtation  work and conducted many parties to  the isouth and-west. I always carry this remedy and have used it sue-'  ccssfulfy on many occasions." _SoM  by Ladysmith Pharmacy.  EXCELLENT  in Sarvicei  BETWECN  Chicago, london,  kahilton, toronto, |  QUEBEC,  QST0H,  ill  ., .POKTLAHC  And the Principal Business Centers of-  Ontario, Quebec, and the  frlai-iitime. Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, KEW YORK ABO  PHILADELPHIA, VIA BIA3A8A FALLS.fe  For Time Tulilch, etc., addrosu |  CEO. W. VAUX, {,  Assistant C.en'l ras'ienger nnii Ticket AKCiit, ������  103 /-UA-1S ST , CHICAGO. ILL,  htnli  .Manufacturers Of;���������  IRONCLAD    BRAND  - ���������    GLOTBING,   "  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,    c  nwcr.v nn i���������nw t wixnm  .   WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  i/'  eS**-xz.*ST**m*w������Mtw*m  mm  ma,  !i 0.  dm I  DRILLS  Miners' Drilling Machines  MADE TO ORDER and REPAIRED   AT   SHORT   NOTiCF..  SHARPENED  BY US     ALWAYS   GIVE  SATISFACTION.   PICKS HANDLED A Nb REPAIRED  *  -SHIP SMI THIN ft    IN      ALL   ITS    BRANCHES  Horseshoers and Genera' Blacks mi ins.  R. WR  B-uller/Street   -      -    -  l-   Ladysii-iitH, B C  4^*.^4~I~Hi--'H^-*!-,*,*f'*H---W~Hi-~^^        i , ������    ���������  ������������������������+%   A by-law or the Corporation,, of the. City of Ladysmitli, to raise by, loan  money to oanistrucl an  electric plant   for  the said Corporation.  Whereas it is expedient'thatIthe'  Corporation    of  the City  of    Ladysmitli, should construct a system   of  electric     plant  for the purpose   of  furnishing electric light for tire "use  of the said city mid  the inhabitants  1 hereof.     . . ' .  Whereas' a potilion in accordance with Secfcifn ((ifl) of the Municipal  Clauses Act has been presented to the Municipal Council requesting the  sard Council to introduce a    bylaw   for lhe object aforesaid.  Whereas an expenditure of (35,000 will be necessary to consUuct -Hie  said electro light system which sum must be raised by the.issuing of  darjctilurcs of the Corporation of Vie City of Ladysmitli, for the said amount, payable in 25 yeais from the date hereafter lived by this by-law  lo take effect with interest in tire meantime payable yearly at the rate  of 5 per cent, per annum.  And whereas it will be necessary t0 raise in ' each and every year during the currency of 'the said debentures by a special rate for the pur  pose of paying tho said diebt and interest the sum of $2,'183.33 whereof  the sum of #1,750.00 is to be'raised annually for thc payment of interest on tho said debentures and'.the, sum of $733.33 is to 'be raised annually for the purpose of creating a the sinking fund for lhe payment of  the debentures which will require an, annual rate,, of 5A mills in the dollar for  paying the ,said debt and interest.  And whereas the amount of the   whole rateable land or improvements  ,or real property of tlie,said City according to the     last   revised assessment roll is $4J5,070 aiid' the   total  amount of  the existing debt 0f the  said Citv, is nil.  This by-law; shall not be altered or repealed except with thc consent  of    the     Lieutenant    Governor    in Council.   .  13e it therefore enacted by. the municipal- Council /of the City of Ladysmitli,' as   follows:   ,  1. It shall fcc lawful for the Corporation of the City of Ladysmith  to raise or cause to'foe raised., by way of Joan from any person or  persons, body or bodies, or bodies corporate, who may be willing to , advance the satao uhonrthei credit of 'th^ .debentures hereinafter mentioned a  sum 0f money not exceeding in,the whole the sum of $35,000, and upon  receipt thereof to cause the sajme to ' be paid intoi the hands of the treas-,  urer of the said'City for the.purpose and objects above recited.,  2. It shall be lawful for'''the "Corporation .to  causei any{ numjber   of  debentures' to be made, executed and   issued  not exceeding in  the  whole .  the sum ot -1.35,000 for such sujhi   of not'less than ?GO0 each, as maybe  * Klijuiied and that all such (debentures shall be sealed with thc seal of the  Corporation of'1 the' City of-Ladysmith, , and be signed by the Mayor of  the sai'd  City  and countersigned   by   the City Clerk of the said city.  3. The said debentures*shail"'bcar date the 1st day of Sept., A. D.'  UlOu, and shall be payable 25 years from the said date at the office of  Uic Corporation of the'"'City,'of/ Ladysmith, and shall have attached to  tJiem coupons for the payment' of interest and the signature on signa*uures  on the said coupons may1 be' either written, stamped, printed or lithographed.       -   - ��������� - ���������  ���������I.   The' saul debentures shall bear   interest  at the rate of  if per cent  per   "annum    from' the date thereof/ which interest shall be payable half  yearly on the first .days of'January.' arid  July  in each    and  e\ery   year  dining the currency of the, said.'.debentures'at the office of tlie Coipoo;  fttron of the said  City of Ladysmith.        '  5. There shall be,raised and.levied. in each year during the currency  of tlie said 'debentures the sum. of - $1,7������0 for,the paying of interest; and  the sum of $733.33 for the.purpose, of creating,. a sinking fund for the  Payment of a debt coming, due.under1 the-said debentures making in all  the sum of $2,483.33.        .." '  C. There shall be. letviedand raised in each "and every year until the  said debentures and interest theieon shall be paid, a special rate on all  rateable land or improvements, or, real-property of the City, in addition  ^o all other rates sufficient to pay-tlie interest and cieate a sinking  fund for the payment ofjthe.said debentures.  7. It shall be lawful for the'said City, to redeem all or any of the  said debentures at par at any time after the expiration of 5 ycars from  the date thereof upon giving1 six calendar mobths' notice, which notice  shall be deemed to be suihci'ently given by a publication thereof for foutlines m the British-Coluanbia Gazette,-and although the holders of the  debentures mentioned in ^such notice be not siiecifically named after the expiration' of tho-said'period of six months all interest on the  said debentures, the numircvs-oC which have been published as aforesaid,  shall cease. / <-*  ^.x.  lii.'XSV.-r^i.J,  r-tT>2fl5223a=K3  ^S^-^  ' ���������- - ���������*.  ���������I:  "Jtt-  *" *?*;���������������!   TW  7&������   $���������WIF'L  ^%#i^tl  "Sunrfhine'  The  grates jii...tte  consist of  two pairs (1 bars), with  short bulldog ieeth, and  are operated  by   two  diffoivnt shakers  If any part h*.ini.s out it can easily be removed  by simply laking out a pin, and replaced without  getting  an   entirely   now  sol.  .    It's a real comfort to have so many simple features  in your furnace���������mean-**   con.stant ease and  economy.  Sold hy all enterprising   dealer*.    Booklet free.  LONDON:  TORONTO.  MONTREAL.  WINNIPEG.  VANOOU.VKR.  ST. .TOUN.  HAMILTON.  vszsazrsaaerzxziis-^.  * ;?���������',!,;���������:.7 ���������'/;.'//Si%?'..i(* ^^m:  ��������� ���������'.������������������ '.< i f ~",r~-*t'*"T   S^sv  .--'i-'r ; ������������������/���������:"'��������� />���������<,' -^'tt&mfc-  The  Ladysmith Hardware: Co,,' Sole Hgents  NANAIMO  NEWS NOTES  Rev. '.J. M. Millar and family left  yesterday on a month's outing to  Cowichan lake.  f ICE!  ���������*���������  f    WiLl be Delivered on Mondays.  Wednesdays.  1 Fridays and Saturdays  Orders must be in by  eleven  o'elocl-  on  day  of Delivery,  Union  irf g ������ g ijif  Limited  | NANAISViO    B. C.  ' r^4-4-J<'-f*I-*i������-l-*-I-t-I-4>*i'-������-I-*-I":"I-f*-I* -H������-H->'I--H-K--v-*4-I--"K-H">  I  8. This by-law before'tire final'passing thereof shall receive the assent of the elector's iof the.City of Ladysmith, in thc manner provided in tho Municipal Clauses/Act, J 906       This by-law shall Lake effect orr  the  ��������� day. of p- A.D.   1906, and shall   be cited   for all  purposes  as the Electric Light By-law. '   '       '  Read the first time on, the 23nd   day of  July,  KlOfi.'  Read thc second time on'the 2.3r,d. day of July, 190C.  Read the third time on the 28th  day of July, L90G.  Take notice that the above is a   true copy    of    the proposed   Bv-law  upon   which  the  vote  of  the'Municipality will lie taken at the City 1T-U1  Ladysmith,  on, Saturday,   13th August,  1906,    between the hours of 8'a  '������������������' aI1'1 *  P-m- '    ��������� J. STEWART, C.M.C.  Mr. and Mrs. "Robert Brown return  ed last night from a two weeks'  visit    to Harrison.  PREPARE TO  REMOVE CROP  Winnipeg, July 30.���������That thc C.  V. IL fully recognize the prospect f������r  a phenomenal crop is evidenced ' by  the preparation' now being made by  the company on all parts of its system  in the west.     By the time   the  I  wheat is ready to move the company  will havo one hundred additional engines and over eight thousand  new cars, which will be,used exclusively for handling the crop.  Between Winnipeg and Medicine Hati  the road bed is being straightened,  and (he trade reduced to four-fifths.  Near Winnipeg work is being rushed  on a cutoff from thc main, line which  is to <lo away with the^ necessity  of bringing wheat trains bound for  thc Groat Lakes through the city.  /This will hastqn delivery, because in  ,t'he p-ast considerable delay was caused to grain trains while passing  through the Winnipeg shops and  yard").. So greatly has the roadbed  been improved that this year engines that, previously had difficulty in  drawino:   five hundred  tons  will now  JT-3J- j - ;���������.-77 ; : = -=-. -  i     ..- . f '-    ' . . - ���������  be able to comfortably handle':fifteen hundred tons or more. Already  cars; are being "got in readiness to  handle -the harvest, and it is expected "the present season will see thc  greatest rush in railroad circles ever  experienced west of the Great Lakes.  i  P"W   0- f -v  v ���������*- -r -������ -���������������"  ���������"-Sll   Ef s������&M ������ ���������?   TRfiDE-MAUKS  script b irB"a a ������*^sflNDco.oyR-.GKT:-  * ADVICE AS TO PATENTABiL'TY  |> Nctic-e in "Inventive Ayo"  > Boole"Howtoobtaln Vatcnts"  cs.  Charges moderate. No foo till patent is necmre-".-  Ijcllers Btriolly conii-.lentiftl.   Address,  E. G. SIGGEP.S, Paleol Lnwytf. V/ashingtnn, P. fi-  Synopsis of;Canadian Homestead  '..Regulations.     _  Any available Dominion I.aiids  within the Railway Belt in British  Columbia, may be homesteaded-- by  any person who is tlie sole head of  ������ family, or any uiale over e ghtecri  years of age, to the extent of one-  quarter section of lCiO acres, more  or less.  Entry must be made personally at  the local land office for the district  in which the land is situate,  The homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected therewith under one of the following  plans:  (1) At least six months' residence  upon and cultivation of tire land in  each year for three years. '  (2) If 'the father, (or mother, if the  father is deceased), of the homesteader residea upon a farm In the vicini  ty, of the  land entered  for, the    requirements   as to residence may    be  satisfied by such person residing with  the father or mother.  (3) If the settler has his permanent residence upon farming land owned by him in the vicinity of his home  stead, the requirements as to residence may be satisfied by rcsi(U>i,cc  upon the said land.  Six monlho' notice in w.r-itinj;  should be given to the Commissioner  of Dominion." Lands at Ottawa of intention lo apply, for patent.  Coal hinds may be. purchased at, $10  per acre for soft coal and $20 for  anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can he acquired ' by one. individual or company. Royalty at thp  rate of ten cents per ton oP 2,000  pounds shall be collected on the  gross output.  W.  W.   CORY,  .���������"Oeniifcv  nf  thc Minister  nr* Tnterlnr  MEDOMAN"  '-: r rsO   ';".-!   "i.-i  Leads Them    AH  IN QUALITY  &Co, Ud  Pacific Coast: .Agency.  rICTORlA. :���������: :���������: ���������--���������   -: ���������.-���������B.C  First  Class !  RIGS FOR HIRE  WOOD AND BARK FOR S ALE   AND    DELIVERED. j  ... .'''EXPRESS WORK. . f  DAVfD JOHNSON  PHONE 66 LADYSMITH  .a  r i;  Low Excursion  Rates  Round Trip.  Tickets  '4  *���������������������������������������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������"  ���������������������������. ���������..������-���������������������������������������������.������������������������������������..  .���������������������������������������������-��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� .������..������������������..������..������..������..#..���������..���������������������������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������*"������������������������������������������������������  W.   SILER;  .iEHEKAJj hXPfeESS A.M  DELIVERY  WORK  PROMPTLY  DON**?.  Leave orders at the Ahliotsford.  Keep  Minard's  house.  Liniment    in    the  GLASS   GLOBED  When you want a Glass .globe..,  see that   you get the    globe r  with tlie rubiber ring on    it,,  as it is the only   kind    that  ��������� can keep the water out ��������� the  globes without the rubber ring '  cannot     Keep    out'water, you���������  can    sec that    by  examining'  them.       The artificial   flower"  that  is  put into the    globes'  with the rubber rings, is guar  anteed to be the best, and   if  you    want  a' globe   with    a  Rubber Ring, call at Mrs. T.  X.  Jones, agent for  HENRY CREW  The only   place you can   get  Them.  Sole Agent in B.C.   for    the  French    Wreath  Co., of   London,   Paris,   Melbourne,   S.A.  Cor. <~"0mox Rd. & Milton St.  NANAIMO' B.C. '  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WATER WORKS  'Consumers are requested to call at   the office     on Roberts   Street an<  .ray Water     Rates, between thc 10th   and the 251b of each month.  Office Hsurs IP.fM.4.30  T, INLAND  It"    :  !   ���������*������������������  '*    'i       " SUPERINTENDENT.  July 10 to 15.  To '     Denver       $55,0  August 7, 8, 9.  To       Milwaukee     $69.75  Sept. 8, 9, IO.  7 '  i.    To Toronto $83,75  Aug. 7, 8, 9. Sept. 8 & 10.  TO    ALL  P 01 NTS  For particulars call on    or  write E. E. Blackwood, Gen-  ;",;. . N.P., Portland, Ore.  Minard's Liniment cures Cold, etc.  ���������M  Exp  s  Light Teaming.  Orders With���������  FIRST  AVE-NUE  Wood and   Bark    for sale.     See  J.  KEMP,  or   leave  W. CARTER,  PHONE      6-0  F   VOU   WANT AQOOD   first Class   Meal  CALL AT���������  J. X. Smith's Restaurant  ALWAYS OPEN FIRST  AVENUE.  MODEST CLAIMS OFTEN  CARRY MOST CONVICTION  When Maxim, the famous gun Inventor, placed his gun before a committee of judges, he stated its carrying power to be much below what  he felt sure the gun would accomplish. The result of the trial was  therefore a great surprise, instead of  disappointment. It is the same with)  the manufacturers of Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea'. Remedy. They do not boast of what  this remedy will accomplish, but prefer to let the users malce the statements. What they do claim, is that  it will possibly cure diarrhoea, dysentery, pains in the stomach and 'bow;  els and has never been known to fall-  For sale , by The Ladysmith Pharmacy. .   .   -.. 7  !-   .-<-.    T-.   --    ������������������    ,'-. ;-*- -cr" j���������  1 ^''i;  , //  j.Av*fVr-*J' ::������;;:  ;.������v  ^ j-T'f1'���������'.';"..'���������':'i./''  :ffi -'^'^-:;^^^jg1tf!^M*M   ,.       '*"���������-"��������� ��������� '        \:'        ���������i"  A "���������  8?i  $ ������t������ it' flfl ������ ������'������������������4������������*^^N^������������^������������  I  Wear  E ' ;'Q OODS  _  . 77        r^^-d-'  '        v NOTICE.  ^1T1 it Hi  I^OXOS,!   ir you want   to sell your chickens  Th-T^s-AlU. for a fair    1>tice' bring lhcm *������   J'  -X. Smith's restaurant, 1st Avenue.  ^^iiu?  ���������������   .    J --- -tJAS5*5������  ���������v  .. .-  Local Items  WANTED���������Girl    for    general   work.;  ���������Apply PORTLAND HOTEL.  Miss  G-. Herst    is    spending    two  weeks' vacation in Seattle.  Mr. Richard.Dihfo, brakesman of th-  miners' local" train, is moving- to  Victoria shortly ' where he will resume similar duties.  Mr. D. White is at present in California, for which place he left <-n  the Titania last week. Mr. "While  was obliged to go on account of ill  health, and 'expects to remain a  month at least. <  The moonlight excursion last coning under the auspices, of the city  band was a h'uge success, and was  well'attended by excursionists, every  one of whom report having enjoyed  themselves immensely during the trip.  .<   W. Hilhert is today far happier'  then he was iwhcn he watched1 the  referee count Bayers out the other  nirtht.; The new arrival ia a hoy,  and came yesterday morning.  Mr. and Mrs. Fied Bland will remove to_ Victoria shortly, where Mr.  Bland will take.the rim on a freight  ^between Victoria-and. Wellington. Mr?  Bland has 'been on the Ladysmith-  Extension run for the past G years,  anil both,he and Mrs. Bland c-cpress  regret at leaving Ladysmith and  their many friends here._  WANTED���������Good   man   to represent  the Imperial G-uarantee and    Accident Insurance Company in    Ladysmith.     Apply to J.  Anderson, P.  0. Box, 401,  Vancouver,  B.C.  None iictter-Capiial & Miy-ret Cigars  Air. W. A. Cornwall left todav for  Nanaimo, Mr. Foote, of Victoiiai  arriving to lake charge of the bank  during Mi. Cornwall's absence. Mr.  Foole and Mr. Marhham, of tlr,iWik  staff, contemplate camping at Shell  Ue.ich, living at tlie beach outsit.  of j justness hours for a   week, or two.  OBITUARY.  The  funeral took  place  this   afternoon   of Mahel,   infant   daughter     of  Mr.   and Mrs. IRobt. Hunter, to    the  local cemetery.     The little one parsed a'.vay    yesterday,    and    -was  tho  ,t\\ rn sister of the bailie  which     died  threeiweeks ago.    jMuch sympathy ia  expressed by the friends  of     I      '���������  rca\ed  parents  in the     double  a-l-'i -j  tion.     Arnon^sl   Iho^e who  -cnt'lov-i  ers   today,   were:      Mr.  and '\fis.   Ii.  Cairoll,  cross,     l\h    and Afrs   Sabison,   wreath,   Mr.  ,inrt   Mrs.   C'rossan,  ���������wreath; >  Mi.  and Mli*. Manuel,,   tbe  Missis  Kay, Mr.  and  Mrs.-H.   -'Lee,  Miss   K. -Crossiin, Miss  J.   Simpson,  Mr. and   Mrs.-W.  Sanderson, Mr. and  Mrs, \>.   Foster, Miss A. M'-ichic, Mi.'yl  Maggie  Morris,   Mr.   II. .Steele,     iV.i".  and   Mrs.  Maltbewson,   bouquets.  TRACING- COINS' TRAVELS.  Tlie history of a dollar is going to  dc Uaccd. *'i'he purpose'is to asoer-  laiu just how much money is spent <|  here and just how much goes out 0i ���������������  the state' l't will be done to see  ii the" home indusirics are patronised. This project will be- P"'t through  by the Pacific . Corrunercial jyiruseuru,  and the Manufacturers and Producers' Association! of Calilornia.  'i'he niannor of tracing tlie history  ot the com will be uniiiue'aii-d, so  i'.u- as is Known, has never been done  before. Each dollar .will go - forth  wiih its diary attached _to it.  The dollars will be attached to a  piece of parchment on which will be  a blank to be .filled in hy each person who'receucs the coin. . At tho  lop  of the  parchment  will be print-  ed: "    . .  ."San.Francisco,** July 1, 1006.  "To whom it.may concern: The attached dallar has been sent forth by  Pacific Commercial Museum and  thc Manuiactuiers anil Producers' Association of California. JU is .sent in  an endeavor to discover, in the most  practically scientific maimer jossifble,  'jus-t--where-and tor what the average  dollar is- used. Will ypu please date  and fill put the first remaining blank  space in'ink and then pass the paper  and attached dollar on in the couise  or your business  transactions?"  Following ibis will be the blank  which will" contain a . space for  tir... the coin was leccived, lhe-town,  county and.state in which it was received, the peiscn by whom it was  received and the article for which U  was paid. This will be a. complete  history of the coin.  - One "hMndrerl of these" coins will bQ  vnt out. ar-1 *'- ������'U he'distributed anion- the c'lWen' traces. 'Ten  will be^tiil "o' t ,h> the packers,  usrt bv t'h- ailV->an ,' '-n 'by the re-  tpil -is, and   c,o eh '     '   '  "'  Tho dollar,. ;wivl I e dee "to come  home f-epT'nli-r ',-t'������ 1LW. Furlong,  vho ha.; Hie n'^'t mi charp-.e.--San  F-ancisco Chi\   ���������< K  [I it leads all other makes  For Style,  ��������� Fitt Finish  For Durability,  Wear, Price  Our stock is complete hi (all,  sizes. We want you to see  them. A guarantee with every suit if it has the Lion'  Brand Label.  IT PAYS TO BUY  THE/BE ST  The Breakfast stable ���������Problem  .     SOLVED'    *  Ask Your. Grocer For  NEMO  EAT TONS OF MUSKRATS  FLO   o-  Another Carload of  ���������  i  -AT-  Knight's io;k Store  *  i  i  ?  ���������������������������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������  i  i  o  a  t\  Hki  M  I (si. Avenue* Ladvsmith, B. C  n *  t  if  u.  L  Rummins. Prop.  MANUFACTURUR OF      j  ! Carbonated Beverages, |  | Ginger   Beer       |  | Fruit Syrups |  * P-.   O.   Box  24S  ' Kt "'M'  I ha^n take-i .. ."m Uic s.initary 1-u-  sli.oss JaU-lv Ii ��������� l"l ! . M CjmPbcll  i.T-d arr. ������irei"'"l 'o d > '-mh'Ic in'this  line in <rst- ��������������� -h.i..- I^'^c orders foT hoa\. I a n w rV, sanitary  work,, etc, \sVli.-Mr>-srs." Blair &  '���������'���������&R-'n Also n:r- 'o';> ilaint. xcgai'd-  in-z'i-'������������������ rngcr'���������>*(-:���������'-. will be "attended  (0 if :..id at Ihi.". "phiCX'. ���������-.������������������.���������  ���������rtOHF.RT  1 "ALL AN DER.  ..������.,0"������-"0���������������","������'"*E"  ..e..jf..e"3>^MO.>o*^������  f  U.n^yain lh.  i:,C  Minard's Liniment Cures   Gai.';et in j" ,  Cows, '  '    '     .1    Miirard-':   !.iii.iaunl c.nisDrstemper.  mm^Mi&dM^ 'UMtitW  FREK LAUNCH klDE  On Thursday afternoon next,  comnieJiciirg at 2 o'clock, ilc-  "Donr.ld'i, .Uunrh will lea*,c the  public vhaif for the Green,  and the ride will be al'f.ilutc-  ly fiee. This is a chan< e to  take the little folks for an  outiiig'" that should * not be  overlooked.-.  I have bought, out' thc interest of Mr. Thornley.-in the  lease of the Green,.and will  in future carry on the busi-  . ness inys'elf. Those wishing  camping plots should apply  to inc.  HRS.    AlcKINNELLKY  That New York citv  is' one of  tho  1   j  larpjest consirmcis of mnskiats as  food is not lnown, to. most patrons  of i'he game dealers. Chicago,  whicli is its only1 -rival as eaters' of  muskrats, finds room Ior countless  barrels of "swamp rabbit" caught  along tire famous marshes of Lake  Michigan.  New York's muskrats- come frorn^  Chesapeake bay, for the most part.  The trade is a large one. There arc  shipping points on tho Inay fidp-i  which 80,000 muskrats pelts aic sent  yearly to lui dcaleis, The carcasses^  of two-thirds of these animals are  baneled and sent ;by steamer to Baltimore commission merchants. '  A .bariel holds^about 200 muskrat  carcasses. They are woith'to 'tho  shipper from $5 to $10 a bariel;  and the trappers find thait rt pajs to  sa\e the meat. An. ordinary* season on an 80-acre -marsh will bung  from LOOO io-'2,000 pelts worth froraj  V250 to $500. If to this is added  the "bring" of fiom $25 to $60 for  the meat, a considerable sum is add.  ed to th������',traupers'. .income. A thousand rats a season is a small catch  for a professional trappci Melt  Robbins, of Blackwatcr, on d>hc eastern shore'of Maryland, a\eia,ges 200  lats a day during the season on his  marshes. He hires from three to  five men to tpnid his .snares ^nd'/tialU  and shoot over his decojs. iLast year  he cleared more than .1>3,000. He ships'  a barrel of muskrats a day to Bal-  timoie by the steamers.  The meat of' the' musluat its vciy  dark. Its flavor is as delicate as  a rabbit's. During the trapping s������a-  ton, miiakiat flesh is on sale in all  ,the butcher shops along the eastern  shore, especially at .Caimhrhlge, Cirs-  held, and other. ';water,totwns." The  butchers buy it from the' Uappeis,  paying from two to four cents pel  carcass. The rats are then sold to  town reople at the unifLim price oi  four for a quarter.  In. New York the knowing patrons  of restaurants "search down the line  of "game in season" when seeding  muskrats. When they come to  swamp rabbit, or black s(.-uiuel, or  Southern labbit, they know what to  cxpoc't. It is apt to lie just plain  muskiat, shipped fiom Baltimore.  It would bo interesting to read  lestaurant lists in New York, if they  weie reused according to common  nomenclature. It would .be found  that much that pasges,for "game" is  really humWe muskrats and similiar  animals served to suit thc taste of  those who have never seen a musk-  rat on its native grass. A sportsman who frequents the fields as well  as the club rooms -occasionally! finds-  muskrats on the menus -of ' special  dinners. 'Many a housekeeper in New  York, ordering grey squirrels or la'r-  bits ."dressed," unwittingly serves at  her taiblc Chesapeake bay muskrats.  There aie,   of course,' nuniiy  people  who know*    muskrats and eat - them  regularly.     In   some  of    the    foreign  .,, quarters mnskiats are sold for   what  I i they are.    Italians buy them in huge  numbers, and thc lnjrc-dicnls of sundry-Chinc&e restaurant dishes include  the  dark me^t ;o[ .-tlie-,water-, rpdenl,  disguised pnlu by   its  Chinese name.  New York. Times.-i -~,  LAUNCHING  PARTIES.  Lake of T  Just Received  We carry a Large Stock of  Feed, Hay/Bran,. Oats, Chop Feed  Corn, Wheat, Shorts &  ;���������        Oilcake _  S1M( N LEISER & CO Ltd,  j^ . FRESH SUPPLY OF  "   ' 3  "''"*���������   "'', M and Ml  \ZL   WE  HAVE ON HAND  SOME VERY N1CE-  % ROLLED COKNED BEEF  12 i-2C. LB. =5  I A, HOWE 3  ^ MEAT- MARKET ;   ^  SCREEN 5o^S"  > ^mmm^tmmaaaaam^aa^aamMaMamwm -natiwii-Mitr.i-m���������*  We offer all sizes in Screen Doors, complete with  Hinges, Etc, For  $1.50    E AC  1 LADYSMITH HARDWARE COMPANY LIIVllTED  W. Q. Fraser  Merchant Tailor  FIRST AVENUE.  Suits    Made to  Order to Fit and to your  ���������  Satisfaction. Call and see Stock  SisSGSBSSs  WJiS.i&^Xrl-^iSl^'^.:?^ "*!s--���������������   z.C^3Si������������2  BARGAINS���������BARGAIN  luJ  Watches,   Clocks,  Silverware,  Jcweliy & Fancy   Goods   of all descriptions  all are to be cleared at a Great Reduction to make room  for new shipments  Ei'lv'-U  * I & P S F* S 3..  ��������� MKinX-TSMlliTVit1 J w-"'  that are" made by the best British'*wrl;meu  and for -  ''DURABJJ.JTY-ARE.UHMJaLlHO   .  We have just received aconsignmnct of CiVO.-KERY  and included are some Very Pretty, Design.* i"  ���������at-  PRICES RANGING-FROWt*  ���������25 CBN  AGenlsfor Vra&ou Ten  -v '  Oui UIKKE miTAW PEI * ftW h i Snap  Parties wishing -to engage a first-  cltass launch for picnic or excursion  parties at reasonable rates should  apply to .1-1. BLAIR, Cecil Hotel,  City. Launch may l>e eiij������.-!;c<l for the  evening at any time .   '       st  Dr. Bier can be found at, any.timcj'  at' his  ollice on\6atacro,,street.',  His  deritalwork Is guaranteed to, be first-  class, and rates reasonable. .  B. FORCIMHER  I Watchmaker, Jeweller; Optician  ,.i;K-ffiaM*"Ku"*aB*-3^^  PICTURE  ��������� ���������������������������e������������������*e*������������-������*<������ ������������������������������������������������������  ������* GO 9*0*90 0999 &*��������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������',������������������������ ��������� ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  t     For Today we have a choice supply of��������������������������� ���������������������������-������������������      '    ' ���������  LAflB, VEAL,     .  :.. nuTTON,  BEEF, ETC;  ���������  o  e  e  " 0'  ���������  G. JPANNELL  ^ .. gatacrest:    ladysmith -.  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