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 '<.  Daily Ledger  VOL.2,  FRIDAY,   OCT.  C,  190S  PRICE FIVE  CE^YS  ANGLO-RUSSIAN  I AGREEMENT POSSIBLE  JAPANESE FISHING BOAT  I  No Reason  Why  Two Powers  not Pull Together to Insure  Peace in Central Asia  Gerald Balfour Says if Russia is  Willing  England Will  not Object  Squall Capsizes Craft Occii'  pied by two Little Brown!  Men  i  They  Went    Fishi/ig but  Their Catch is Likely a  Bad Cold  London,  Oct.  0.���������Following closely  board, yesterday, in  which he said:'  upon   the' publication ol  the   text of  j    -'Great Britain ,has, no intention of  '.'   thc Anglo-Japanese  treaty has. come  making  aggressive' movements    ' in  | . considerable   talk  of   the  possibility    Ccn'ral     Asia.   Our object is      de-  of  an   understanding   between   Great  Britain  and   Russia.    AU   the- newspapers are devoting columns  to  the  discussion     of     the question.    Thoy  point  out  that   if  Russia  is  sincere  in. her expressions ol a de-sire       for  ' peace in  Central  Asia,   there  is    no  reason      why     two. ancient   enemies .  ���������should     not come  to  an  agreement  -that  will not only assure j ciec,  but  ���������standing with us with )refer   lh������y immediately became industrious  our respective   .interests     in   s,10lll'inS   for^l.elp.    They   eventually '  rente,  not  defiance,  and Iii  the Russian  go>eriwnuu(   desires  to  come to  an   UMler:  encc   to' our rcsp  that  part of the,world,  it .will not  fiii'd .    thc   British  government  backward  in  readine* s to consider    any.  propos..U   which  it might desire to  put forwaid." - - '  '  Newspapers,     in   their  discission,.  A sail' boat containing two Japanese fishermen  from  the" cam))  across  the bay,   was capsized iu the ho..builds   morning.    The Japs,  it   ic-jins,  regardless ���������   of the squally weather,  launched   1,hci������r  boat with   the intention of spending  thc morning  .is'r.ing.  They     weret heading  {,%  ihe  po*n:,  when a sudden squall overturned the  boat.    The  occupants   managed       to  hang onto, the side, and after a time  crawled  up  out of thc water,   where  FUGITIVE INDIANS DE-  TURN THANADA  Rett's Rebels   Allowed to  Return From Montana  Forfirei by   Government  After Absence of 20  Years  '13..  {'* clear away the suspicions leading lo have reavhed a much wider range,  J[ friclio/n which huve existed for')ears which-includes .nuggestj-ons for agree-  ft .'The position of the nri!*hYiov- nients which, if-carried out and liv-  K- eminent was clearly slated in a eu up t,., woJd make. Europe a fam-  j speech delivered by Gerald Balfour, ily in ,which there would be no dill-  ,'��������� president ~of   the  local  government   erences.  WORKED HAFD  FOR PEACE  New York. Oct. S.^Co-a^-esur.'m R.  Bartholdt,- of St. Louis, who rc-  '. turned today on Uie^Katsjir Wu om  '��������� II., from Europe, gave an'account-  tonight of, the Brussels conference of  ,the Inter par'iamenlary Union and a  visit to Berlin.  Six  of      the   American  delegation  went on to     Berlin after the cei ier-  e'nee, and     were there    treated wit lithe utmost .consideration of 'he Emperor.   ,  "His Majesty." said "Mr. Bf.ihoUlt,  ''impressed mc very much by.his wonderful energy and the I'ecnoss of his  interest in an the latest international developments.  "On our taking leave hc requested  me to convey to the President Ins renewed intimation of esteem and admiration of his succcs^fu* efforts to  bring about peace- I replied:  ��������� "It, is generally supposed, your majesty, that you. .loo, did muoh_to accomplish that happy result." To  which he replied :i~ 'It is tiuc that I  did advise the    Czar to make Peace."  QUADRA ON  THRROCKS  WIND DOES  MUCH DAMAGE  _ Considerable damage was done    in  this city this  morning, by the strong  Winds.   Tbe  windows of- Messrs. Walters & Akenhoad's store wore shattered and  the rain  beating, in      did  Victoria, Oct.- 6.���������The Canadian  government steamer , Quadra, Captain  Chas. Ilackett, which left at -.noon  yesterday for the West Const, wont  ashore at 1.15 p.m. on a reef of the  rocky patch northeast of Race rocks  lighthouse. The steamer had-stopped  to land Colonel Anderson-, chief engineer of the department of marine and  fisheries, and Captain. James Gaudin,'  local agent of the department, who  we're bound ^to the West coast- to-locate a site for a new lighthouse in  the, neighborhood of Kyuquot,* and to  inspect the lights and aids to navigation.  When the Quadra's engines      were  slopped oil the Race Rocks light, and  a boat  was   lowered  from   the davits  for the     two officials  to go ashore,  the current, running swift as the tide  ebbed,   carried  the  vessel   in  to   the  reefs,  which abound northeast of the  island   upon  which  the lighthouse al  the entrance to Royal Roads is kpiii.  Before Colonel Anderson and Captain  Gaudin    had left the steamer's side  she struck and brought up with      a  shock  that made the steel hull tremble.   She i was hard  and fast.  Members of the crew were sent   to  Williams     Head quarantine station,  where they secured the services;     of  the steamer Erie, which hauled     the  attracted the attention -of two of  their own countrymen, who put off  ���������in' another sail boat lo thor assistance. The rescuers hauled thc shivering men into their boat and towed  the  overturned  craft to  shore.  o   REWARD ' OFF ER EI) FOR  TRAIN ROBBERS. "  Olymhia,   Wash.,  Oct.   (5.���������Govcrnoi  A.  E. Mead has 'offered   a reward of  $���������1,000 for  the arrest of  the bandits  who      robbed      the  Great  Northern  train  near  Ballard on Monday.  WELCOME   BY  UNCLE SAM  '.damage  to the goods within.       The  lumber     in  the  LadysmiUi  Lumber , Q11^^ mto deep water. She was, t^  Company's     yards     was   scattered  about the  place,   while   windows    in  other parts of town were broken.  ken to Esquimalt where the damages  whicii  were not serious,  will be  repaired.  TO-MORROW THE VOTE  bWILL TELL THE STORY  Every man or woman, who is.a  ���������qualified e'eclor should cast his or  her ballot for or against the Electric  Light By-law. In order that every  voter might hitvc all possible information relative lo the cost of installation and anticipated revenue, tiie  t        *-  Ledger h'as_coiiected and printed ai1  in<'ormn,tion which  has  seemed  in any  way to have a bearing on the question  at issue-   With the report of (the meet  ing last night     which appears Mi toj-  day's issue the ,last obtainable information will have  been given out,  for  tomorrow    decides the matter.   It is  not the province af a newspaper to do  otherwise tliat print the information  obtainable.    The  question  of'.'how  to  v,ote    is1     one  that  each   individual  must decide  for himself.   If the majority of the voters are satisfied that  the' time has come for  the installation  of an electric lig-ht system, they  will     vote  the  debenture  issue.    If  not,   it  will be  voted   down.    Every  voter should and no doubt will, consider the question carefully aad vote  accordingly.  Section 77  of the Municipal  Clauses says:  "If any  by-law  which   requires the  assent,  of the electors is  rejected by  them,   no other  by-law  for  the same  purpose,    shall be submitted to  the  electors during,the same year, unless  at  loast  one-fifteenth   in   nunvher   of  the  electors   who  are. qualified      to  vote     on the by-law petition       the  Council,  at  au  interval  of  not  less  than sixty days after  the  defeat   of  the by-law, and request that il may  be again submitted   to  the  rate-payers, binding themselves, in  such manner as      the Council may decide and  approve of,  to defray the  cost       of  placing the by-law again before   the  electors,  in  the event  of   it not  receiving  the necessary assent  to     become law."  Therefore if live present by-law is  not ratified there can jrot be another  election on the subject this year except as above provided, whicii is  hardly likely to occur.  Washington,   Oct.- 5.���������Aii'ioun^eiient  made at the Nav������y Depattmonl l������ day  of thc tentative     pro^ri/n which  I a  been  arranged   for the   I'.rMish   squ..f-  ron under  command  of Prince Louis  of Battenburg.     which wiiiVM't New  York and  Annapolis next month. Ac-  coiding -to  thc  present arrauj'.mici'ts'  Prince Louis'- squadron \v������11 a'r^-' at  Annapolis  on     November   1st,   where  it will  be welcomed by Admiral  Evans with the battleship and arnmurcd  cruiser     division of the North Atlantic fleet.  . On Nov. 2nd Admiral Evans will  entertain" Prince Louis and officers or  his squadron at dinner. On the 3rd.  Prince Loin's and officers will visit  Washington, and on November 1th a  reception will be given at the White  House by the President to Prince  Louis and his .staff.  The reception will i e held atH. p.  m. lo be followed by a dinner al !)  p. in. On the Cth day thcywiil be  entertained hy Rear Admiral .Sands,  superintendent of the Naval Academy  al Annapolis. The battleship squadron will sail fiom Annopoiis for West  Point oiii thc .7th and will be "o'lovved  on the following day by the L'lil-sh  ���������squadron. 'Ihe arrival of the fir tish  squadron at New York on V e fhh,  will be followed by official visits, , a  dinner byJVItiyor McClennan and private dinners for officers. On the loth  there will be a dinner at West reel.  By sailing, from Annapolis f> r New  York a day in advance of"/the \'siting  squadron from Annopoiis, Il-jjr Admiral Evans win be able to come to  an anchorage In New York harbor  and 'be in readiness ft,6 receive Prince.  Louis formally when he arrives villi  his command i at that port. The  Drake, on which Prince Louis will  give a. bah, is-the flagship of fits co"r>  maud. ,  . : o���������������������������   Winnipeg, tOcl.  5.���������Appalled at the  frightful   mortality   anions   their children   ami    horses,   unable  to  secure  fcod      because     of     the     continued  droughts  in Northern Montana, Chief  Little  Bear,   with his-band ������i  Cree  Indians who /led- from  Canada at the  close of the Riel Rebellion, and -who  has   practically   defied  the  Canadian  go*, eminent  for  twenty  years,   is returning to this country  that he'and  his renegade band may end their days  among tlie scenes  of their childhood".'  Little Bear is the son of Big Bear,  the famous chief who was  one of the  ringleaders    in the rebellion, and he  himself,   with many  of the band now  returning  to  Canada,   took part     in  the fight-at Fort Pitt., -When tha rebellion  was over',ami  the  insurgents  crushed,   Little  Bear   lied   to Montana with  the most reckless  members  of the  tribe,   where   they "have eked  out a miserable existence since.     It  is      said   that   there   are "a hundred  mcniljcrs   in  the band,   which  is assembling at llarve,, Montana, in preparation to \undertake the long march  acioss   to  their  native reserve      at  Onion  Lake.'  In August they wrote to lion.  Baud Laird, the Indian Commission,  cr here, ask'ing i permission to return  lo Canada. The government has forgiven thc acts of violence which they  committed, and they were informed  that they could return to their reserve, provided they did so at their  own expense and did not molest settlers  through  the community.  Ihey will be extended the same  treatment thai is 'accorded other In*-  dians who live on reserves' once they  reach their -destination. They have  been homeless wanderers for twenty  years.  ELECTRICIANS ADDRESS  MEETING OF CITIZEIS^  Give Interesting Information at Public Meeting Regarding Electric Light-Probable Cost of Installing and Operating Plant  9-io;:.    ���������  "y '-���������  W   ,.~  111  The      meeting     held in the opera  house last evening was'not  well  attended,     but those present  had   thc  pleasure of hearing, thoroughly interesting   addresses  by   the  electricians.  Mayor Coburn, in opening the proceedings, slated thai the Council  were fortunate enough to have present three experienced men who would  address the meeting on the cost, of  installation, cost of operating, and  (he probable revenue that would    be  \ery  capable  man  to   investigate   a  water   p^wr-r   proposition.    Thesamc  number  of men that would be required   to  operate  a steam   plant   would  have to be employed in a water power plant to adequately run the same  With  the exception of  the cost      of  fuel,   the cost  of  operating a water-  power  would  be as great as  that of  operating a steam  pnwer plant.  Mr.  Nimino,  from  (he body of   the  hall,  objected  that the water power.  M/       vt/        M**-        M-'  -7*  X  s������  ?���������?  ST PAULA  (TOTAL WRECK  Eureka,   Cal.,    Oct. 5.���������Fast1 upon  the recks a mile and  a half south elf  Point  Corda,   the San  Francisco  and  Portland      Company's    steamer   St.  Paul,      Capt.    Itaiidc.ll,   lies  a total  wreck.    Its  03 passengers  and''   crew  oT (!f>   men arc safe-   Some are       on  board  the. steamer  Pomona, on route  for San   Francisco,   but   the  greater  nuniibcr are   in   Eureka,  having be-M  taken off by the tug  Ranger of  Eureka, and   the steamer Vanguard.  The   St.      Paul   was  on   its   is-i.il  course and the weather was  clear until      Point -Corda   was   appro   .led.  when  the steamer  ran  into   theiop;.  Third  Officer   Holmes   was   on       the  bridge.    The   first  warning  hc had  of  danger was   the roar of (he surf.   He  inrmiMliatcly changed the ship's eoin's-c  but it was too   laic.   ���������  Considering the circumstances there  was unusually   good  order  preserved  among all on  board.    Captain   "tan-  dall sa.id  there  was no panic or un  usual confusion.  It will Tie  remembered    by  all      voting    on   lhc   Electric  light   by-law   tomorrow   that  S .the Mayor and ���������Aldermen have *  c   pledged themselves, if the vote  )   carries,   TO    INVESTIGATE  *'  THOROUGHLY THE    WAT-  i    ER   POWER   QUESTION.   If  found sufficient,  only a  water  pewer plant will  l.c installed.  As     al least a majority of  the     council  believe ��������� si ror.fjy  that  a waler  sjs.tem  can    be  installed   successfully,   a   genuine,   effort to do so will     he  made  before  consenting   ta   a  S'leam   plant.  Everybody seems to want  electric light. A majority  think water can be secured. If  it can be, water only will be  used. Of this the council  must judge if lho by-law carries.  7T-  dorhod hvm   an electric plant.   The | which it was suggested could be pro-  gentlemen     present, Mr. Hinlon,  superintendent      of the H.'jiton  Electrical Company,  Mr. Marshall, for some  tears superintendent of the Kamloops-  electric plant, and     Mr. M. Hutchin-  ���������soli, the  city electrician of Victoria,  would be pleased lo answer any questions  put them  by     anybody in  the  hall.       His ,   Worship wished  to'-'say  that the     Council   were strongly   in  favor     of installing  a water power  I lant  if  sufficient water  power c,;wld  be found   to operate   the same.  After  expressing  regret   that   the   mce"ldi]g  was not better attended, Mr. Coburn  introduced Mr.   Marshall.    This  gentleman,   after  a few   prel'minary   remarks,     said   i hc would read  a few  statistics  froni   tho  balance sheet   of  the     Kamloops     electric plant.     A  plant similar to the one of that city,  he calculated, would meet the rcc,ju-:������-e  mcnls   of  Ladysmith,   tbe  population  of  the two cities being about       thc  same.  -   The Kamloops  plant is of   lr20 kilowatt power,   and  is capable   of supplying' 2,500   lG-candlc  power   lights  at one lime,   ,11c considered  the Ladysinith people could install a steam  plant here at  the cost of $18,000  to  ���������UO.'OOO.    Hc  would  advise that the  compound  condensing  engines'   be used,  as  they would  mean a saving   of  25   per cent.    The cost, of operating  the  Kamloops   plant  in 1901       was  $8,(511,      this  including cist of fuel,  engineer's and   fireman's  wages,  and  maintenance of  the plant.    The revenue derived was .f 11,090, and ,thus a  pr. .fit of ?3,000  was obtained.     The  cost of operating a similar plant  in  Ladysmith     would, be   lie  thought,  considerably less, for he was Unformed   that here fuel   could   l;e_  procured  at V2.00   per  ton,  whereas in  Kamloops      the price  ot  fuel  was   $('.-10.  Three men only would be required to  run  the    plant,    'lhe  chief  engineer  and superintendent,  whose wage,  he  estimated, would Le "i"125 per month,  second engineer,  5>80 pel   month;  fire-,  man, -fOS per  month,   'flic amount of  dollais lo   .turn   McLeod    into Bush  Creek."  Mr. Nimmo said according to public print there t had been a division in  the Council on this same subject.  Two of Uie aldermen had said they  would not vote for a steam power  plant. He thought, considering that  sonic of the.aldermen were in favor  of investigating the water power propositi oil * that the matter should have  been looked intt< and a report"subimit-  led to the meeting. The mayor replied  that he' was net alone, the aldermen  had acted with him. and had unanimously agreed to let the engineer go  The aldermen were still in fa-  hack  _Ui_  .ii^-ii/.  -x?���������:k  ~7tt  RAILWAY COMPANIES CRASH  Midway, B.C., Oct. 5.���������The Canadian Pacific and Great Northern  have come to a clash in this district.    >  Late  last  Saturday aftern^bii      a  Canadian      Pacific  worktrain  pulled  into this place  with a large gang of  men  aboard.    The  workmen   proceeded  to a spot on the V.V. & N.,.    in  the neighborhood  of Jackson's  ranch  about f������ cr miles -from-Midway. There  they  built a high ,fence  of heavy tim  bers   right   across   the   right-of-way.  Notices  were also   posted  prohibit'iie:  trespassing under penally  of prosecution.  This   morning   the  graders  employed  by   the   V.V.  &  N.  arrived,  tore  down  lhe fences,   unci  proceeded with  the  work of erasing  the lots  claimed by the Canadian Pacific.  Nothing further had (developed at  noon, but it is expected that there  will be lively times within the next  couple of days.  CITY OF TRAVERSE FINED  Chicago,  Ills., Oct.  fi���������A   fine       of  $500   was      imposed   yesterday  upon  the   floating  pool-room,   the steamer  City  of Traverse, by Win.  Pcnn Nix-  P'li,   a collector of  the  port,  because  owners of  the vessel  failed to  register a transfer ot  the vessel.  The fine   heavy.   It   was necessary  to have  J "Was paid under protest.  these wages,   tog-ether  with   the amount of   fuel  and   incidental   ex; eases  would  total about $1-10  per  month,  ���������jo,2J0   per  year.      Calculating   that  2,000 lights, were installed in       the  town, the cost of each being  10 cents  per month,  a revenue of ISOO       per  month,  or  $9,000   per  year  would be  derived, making the total $5,100 per  year above running expenses.   Deduct  ing from   this'the interest on  debentures and sinking fund,   the  sum of  $2,320  per      year could  be cleared.  This estimate,   Mr. (Marshall declared,  was made on a liberal basisi  Referring-,    to     water power,  the  speaker said .it was .better and cheaper  than steam  providing  the cost of  d3veloping  the . water  power  did not  exceed jthc cost of fuel.   He remarked  that the assessment on this city was  not large, and tbe council, h?.  understood, had passed a by-law 'to be sub  milted  to   the people lo  raise     the  sum of $20,000.  It would  be utterly  impossible   lo   install   a'water   power  plant,  for  this  sum.    The cost   would  Le at least $10,000.  Mr.     Marshall  was asked if  three  men  only   were  employed   to   run  the  Kamloops plant.   He  replied   that the.  j lant  of  that city   was  operated   by  that number of  men.  The city  clerk  did   the  book-keeping,  and   (he  light,  was   supplied   by   the  meter  system.  A rebate      was  allowed   if the   rales  were  paid   before   the   10th  of       thc  month, and  this did away  with  the.  necessity  of employing  a man   lo  do  the collecting.  In  answer     (0  a question by   Aid.  Beveridgc  as to whether  he considered  a steam   plant  could   be  installed  in  Ladysmith  for $20,000,   Mr.  Marshall remarked  that  he would like to  have  the contract  for   installing   one  at     that  amount.    Uc  said  a water  power plant  would  be  far more   expansive   to   install.    To   begin   with,  the wheel would cost as much as the  cngi<-,rs, land then the cost of surveying and     engineering would be very  a  cuiod from the creek running at the  back of the city had not been properly      investigated.    The engineer cm-  j-loyed by the city, he contended, had  merely   taken   a look  at  Bush   Creek  and had not looked into  the matter  al all  thoroughly.  , Mayor Coburn remarked  that when  Col. Tracy saw  the amount  of water flow ing     in Bush creek was      so  small,   he deemed   it  useless  to put  the city     to the expense of making  further investigations.  ,Mr.  Nimmo asked   the  mayor if he  did  not  think  it was  his  duty       to  have informed the engineer that there  was  water besides that flowing    in  Bush creelc.  Mayi,'r���������Mr. Nimmo, we were not  aware that there was more water at,  the time Col. Tracy was here. We  sent out with thc engineer two'.men  who, we thought, knew the country  far better than anybody else here,  .Messrs. Blair and Callendar. We  ceilaiiily gave all tl* informal ion we  bad at  the time.''  Mr.   Nimino���������"How is it,  then, Mr.  Mayor,   that   Aid.   Blair   is noi  satisfied      with .the report, and is of the  opinion  that   waler     power  can  be  procured?"  His Worship replied that this had  developed since the engineer had left.  At the tLiutj he was here, the icouucil  iviiew nothing whate\er ol McL-od  Creels but at the same I line the  council, he belie\ed, had fully in leaded iiL.-estigaung tfurther the 'possibili-  s.es  of  procuring  a water  system.  Mr.  Nimmo  thought a statement of  Lhc in*, osligation should   be submittal ljj the public befoie the'day ior  lotiug.   'lhe   investigation,   he ��������� urged,  ought to ha\e been 'made beiore the  [Hidtic   meeting.  ml. Conurn said he wished to can had to use steam power in ihe dry  Mr. Nimmo s attention to the fact season, there Icing insufficient vater  ihut tiu council had employed thc best I then to operate the plant. The speak-  Liigui'.cr that could be lound, and ! er considered il-unfair to attack ihe  mat ho had turned tbe proposition! j mayor because hc had not made a  down. He had looKed at Bueh Creek, full statement of investigations int0  and ihe amount oi water there he- ��������� Uie possibilities (o read to Unmeet  so smai: he considered >la waste inR-    II u'������lll(1 !��������������� utterly 'mpos,il.le  for an engineer to investigate ip one  \or of water power, but if it was go  nig to cost $100,000 the pe0pleof LadysmiUi did not want it.    '  Mr.  Nimmo   was  proceeding    with  his argument when Mr. {-H. Carroll interposed,   saying the citizens    were  present to' hear addresses on electric  light by the electricians present. Mr.  Ninmio's question could be discussed  at any, time, and he thought his ar-'  gumenl should now be dropped.  Col.  Tracey's report,    s published  in  The Ledger some time since, was  then  read,      after  which  the Mayor  called 'upon Mr. Hinlon.  Mr.  llinton estimated that $18,000  or  $19,000   would  install  x suitable  ���������steam plant  in  Ladysmith and     , a*  good site, fir thc same would  le by  the creek below the smelter. Regarding water power, the speaker fa id  it  was   a questooii   that  required   tn >r-  oughly looking into before, my st'ips   ���������  were taken.    He spoke of several cities  where large sums had been ic.st  .over water power plants because p'n-  per iinvestigation of conditions      had  not been made before the plants weva  installed.     It was necessary to>ta*ke  measurement's of water for an entire  year  or more Lefore it was  possible  lo      judge   if     a water  power  plant  would be a safe investment.    Colonel  Tracy,      the engineer who      d been  employed by  the Ladysmith con; cil,  was a thoroughly capable man,     and  his repoil would .be a   .eliablc  one.  -V     water     power plant would cost  much more than a steam  plant     to  install.   In      Nanaimo    Ir. Hunter's  cost  more Uian  a steam  power plant  w' tild  have   done,  and  even now he  oi money to make fuither investigations. Since that time, iniorniotion.  lo'iabie oi othei wise, had been coming. To have a thorough investigation made would cost ^a00 or more.  Perhaps then it would be lound impossible to procure water power, lithe investigation were made.ah expert" would have to be employed,  on this .question the advice of nobody  but an expert could be acted upon-  Mr. Rowland inquired if Col. Tra-  eey had not. said that the water  ilownig. over the falls would generate  100-liorse power, but that he did not  know  how much could  be.  stored? Mr.   'whom he, the speaker,  thought  every one would admit was a man  thoroughly acquainted with the creek  in question, had said that sufficient  power to operate a plant that would  furnish light icu a town of this size  could be .obtained if water was stored.  "Mr. Creaves thought the investigations should 'have'been.! made'sooner.  I ;out were the peoie to know what  they were voting for on Saturday?  U'liy was not the investigation made  .some lime ago, so that a statement  could   li>.submitted   at this   mocvtitaig?  The Mayor could  that thc investigations were made  as far as the engineer thought advisable. An the information regarding  the possibility of securing power hy  turning McLeod Creek in Bush Creek  ���������had been given since the engineer was  here.  "Mr. Greaves, "When did you get  this  information?"  "Mayor, "Some of it. not until yesterday, ami that which we got some  time ago we. did not think altogether  .reiiabjk\ and the cost of investigation  being Si")00 we thought it too much  wiUmut even Knowing if (hei by-i'aw-  would  be passed by the people."  Mr.  Greaves���������".Mr. says       it .  would cost only one or two thousand  day.       As      he had said  before,  it  would  take at least a year before reliable  reports could be given.   While  he advised  thc citizens of Ladysmith  to I.cep  thc water powrcr  'jueslion in  mind,  he acU iscd  that if they'wan te I  to get  the  city  lighted  this  winter,  to go ahead and put in a steam power plant;  in  a year  or two,  if they  were convinced that there was  sufficient  water to ioperate a plant,  they  co'iihl move their steam plant. .They  would   lose   only   the engines.,-   The  remainder of the plant could be used  in a water  system,  and the engines  could      be sold at half the original  cost at  least.     Mr.  Hin ton  v sr.t. on  lo say that, there' was no t^il    in  Western Canada half tlie^^Te of   Ladysmiih that  had not electric light.  He spoke of  the advantages of electric     light   over coal  oH,   and  s������id  there     was no   doubt that a steam  plant ��������� would   pay.    The cost of      installing     a plant would be, as   Mr.  Marshall     and     estimated it would  certainly not require more ��������� than three  men  to  operate  the plant.  In answer to questions from gentle  men      in  the  audience,  Mr.  Hinton  said  he   estimated  the  cost  of   light  in  private houses at 10 cents      per  only say again. kilowatt hour.  The old rate in Vaji-  'couver   "was 20     cents.  The citizens  must remember that the city might  grow,  and although 200 horse power  might  furnish  light at present,       it  would be well if a water power plant  was put  in,  lo have 400 horse 'power.  Mr. Hutchinson was next called  upon, n*ul in his address bore out the  proceeding speakers in aU particulars  He spoke of the advantage Ladysmiih ,had over other cities on account of the cheap rate at which coal  could .he procured. Asked by Aid.  Beveridgc if thc unwashed coal that  would be obtained would be good for  ( Continued on Page Four.) j> nu������>sag a=ic������rr. ujts .V  " *��������� ,"^'>  DAILY LKDGER  THE DAILY LEDGfK  Published   every  day except Sunday.  ������X       THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE  AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  SO cents   a month;    $5 .per year    ia  Advance.    Advertising rates oa application.  FRIDAY,  OCT.  0, 1003."  ���������"������������������ ������������������" ��������� 1ESTI0N I  If*  ft.  -of tryiog to undersell-  Its where we buy, how wo buy and being able lo buy where no  other house on the Pacific Coast :s admitted. You'll see our  reason for explaining this to  you when you compare our prices in  RATKS $2.00 PliR DAY  ROOMS  I!AK SUPJ'WKW WITH Blf^  ���������WXNUS, LIQUORS, CICARF  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Best accomodation ia town.   Splendid hunting and fiahing in near vicinity.  LADYSMITH, B. C  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  VOTERS'  LIST.  ���������NO. NAME      ' ADDRESS  1���������Adams,   John,   Ladysmith.  --   2���������Adshead,   C,   LadysmUh  3���������Adshead,. Jacob,  Ladysmith  4���������Aigner,   Michael,   Ladysmith  5���������Alljerlini,   John   Ladysmith  0���������Alessi,  B.,   Ladysmith  '    7���������Allen,  Chas.; Ladysmith  "    8���������AIIso'PP,   J.,   Ladysmith  9���������Altin,  John II.,  Ladysmiih  10���������Allin, Mat,   Ladysmith  11���������������������������Alto,  Gus.,   LaMysmilh   ���������  .12���������Anderson,   W.,   Ladysmiih.  13���������Andrews, Mrs. John, .Ladysmith*  11���������Auchinvolc,   Alex.,   Ladysmith  ID���������August,   P.,   Ladysmith  ���������10���������Axelson,  C,  Ladysmith  17���������Baby,   Bella,  Ladysmith  'IS���������Badov.nac,   C,   Ladysmith  -19���������Balatli,   A.,   Ladvsmith  20���������Balagno, Mrs.  S. B.   Ladysmith  21���������Baker,   Thos.,   Ladysinith  22���������Bardesona,   F.,   Ladysmith  23���������Barclay,   John,   Ladysmith  - 21��������� Baroria,   F.,  Laclysniith  25���������Baxter,'  Thos.,   Ladysmiih  "20���������Belto,   John,  Ladysmith  "B?���������Beveridge,   Eli/..,   Ladysmith  i28���������Beveridgc,   Wm,   Ladysmiih  3.9���������Benierdelli,   P.,   Ladysmith  B0���������Bcrto,   Ben,   Ladysmith  -   Bl���������Berg,' Axel,  Ladysmith  i'J2���������Biekle,  John,  Ladysmith  33���������Biekle,   Thos.,   Cumberland  ������������������3-1��������� Black,   J. S.,   Ladysmith  i35���������Blair,   Henry,   Ladysinith  30���������Bland,   J. J.,  Ladysmith  ������7���������Bomberda,   G-eo.,  Ladysmiih  87a���������Bodwin,   Joseph,   Ladysmith  ���������38���������Borra,  Jos.,  Ladysmiih  39���������Bradf r,  A.,  Ladysmiih  ''10���������Bryden,   Alex.,   Ladysmith  dl���������Bryden,   And.,  Ladysmiih V  '12���������Brown, Marion,   Little,   Wash,  d3���������Bryant,   T.,   Wellington  41���������Brown,   John,   Ladysmith  45���������Brown,   Louisa,   Ladysinith  .46���������Brown,  Wm.,  Ladysmith  47���������Bulky,   Win.,   Ladysmith  H8��������� Burke,  P.,   Ladysmith  !40��������� C.  II.   R.,      Ladysmith  150���������Callander,   Jas.,   Ladysmiih  151���������Campbell,   CV'Jin,   Ladysmith-  :*)laj-CampbclI,   Daniel,   Ladysmith  62���������Campbell, M.,  Ladysmith  53���������Cameron,  Donald;  Ladysmiih  "5-1���������Cassidy, Geo., Ladysmith  ��������� o5���������Carroll,  I-Ionry,   Ladysmiih  55a��������� Carter,   John,  Ladysmiih  .56���������Carron,  Julia,  Victoria  f57���������Caxarzo, C,  Ladysmiih  r>8���������Colic,  John,  Ladysmiih  Ifi'J���������Charlier,  Louis,   Ladysmiih  <i0���������Christie,   Adamina,   Ladysmith  ���������COa��������� Clay, Frank,   Ladysmith.  CI���������Coburn,   J.  W.,   Ladysmith  62���������Comley,  E.   D.,   Ladysmith  ���������63���������Conlin,   Jas.,   Ladysmith  .'���������"JI��������� Conti,   John,   Ladysmith  Co���������Con'ti,   P.,   Ladysmith  C6���������Conway,   T.  D.,   Ladysmiih  C7���������Cooke,  Edgar,   Colorado Springs  6S���������Cornwall,  W.   A.,  Ladysmith '  69���������Conway,   Thos.,   Ladysmith  70���������CostcIIo,   Jos.,   Ladysmiih  ,70a���������Coulter,  Ilillis,  Ladysmith    ,  71���������Collislcr,   R.,   Victoria  72���������Craig, Thos.,   Kamloops  73���������Curry,  Jas.  T.,   Ladysmitli  i7t���������Curry,   John,   Ladysmith  75���������Cowan,  Mis.   T.,   Ladysmith  76���������Davidson, John, 3rd avc., Ladysmith  77���������Davidson,    John,   Baden-Powell  Slreeo,  Ladysmith  78���������Davidson,   D.,   Ladysmiih  79���������Davis,   Chas.,  Ladysm.th  80���������Davis,  Mary,   Ladysmith  81���������Davis,  D.   i-L,   Ladysmith  82���������Dixon,  Jas.,   Ladysmith  83���������Deeming,  Jas.  Ladysmith  8-1���������Dendoufic,   A.,  Ladysmito  85���������Delcourt, V.,  Ladysmiih  86���������Dei'rane,   L.,   Ladysmiih  8?���������Dunse,   Alex.,   Ladysmith  88���������Dunse,  Arch., Ladysmith  ' ; 89���������Docile,   C,   Ladysmith  90���������Dunn, Mrs.' E.,   Ladysmiih  01���������Dunsmuir,   Mrs.   L.,   Ladysmith  92���������Dunsmuir,  John, Ladysmith  .   93���������DiiTismore,   'Robert,   Ban J?.  91���������Dumont,   A.,   Ladysmith  ���������05���������Dudley,   J.   R.t   Ladysinith  96���������Deem out,   J.,   Ladysmith  97���������I)im]oiit,  Jack,   Ladysinit.li  98���������Dumont,   Jennie,  Ladysmifh  99���������Dumont,   Felix,   Ladysmith  3 00���������Dupius,   Geo.   IL,   Ladysmiih  101��������� Dyer,   CI.  II.,   Ladysmith  ���������3 02���������Dyro,   A.,   Ladysmiih  103���������Evans,   Abad'iak,   Ladysmith  10 1��������� Evans,  B.,   Ladysinith  10.1���������Fagan,  Matt,   Ladysinith  106���������Fagair,   Daniel,   Ladysmith  1"7���������Ferguson,   Jos.,   Ladysmith  108���������Fletcher,   T.W.,   Ladysmiih  30!)���������Font-tin,   Jos.,   Ladysmiih  ���������1 10���������Fox,   Wm.,   I adysmith  ail���������Francis,   u.,   Ladysmith  3!2���������Fraser,   W,   G.,. Ladysmiih  ���������3 1 ���������'{���������Frere,   A.,   Ladysmith  3 1.1���������Fulton,  II.,   Ladysmith  3 1.5���������GaiTne^  p.,   Ladysmiih -  JlG^Gallia,  A.,   Ladysmiih  l/7GaFJoway,   Thos.   C,   Ladysmith  tlJ8���������Gardner,   Catharine,   Ladysmiih  119���������Gear,   Robert,   Ladysmith  120���������Gillespie,   John.   Ladysmith  321��������� Ginchcro,  Mrs.   I).,   Ladysmith  122���������Gisborne,   Hartley,   Ladysmiih  12"i���������Gilchrist,  Wm.,  Ladysmiih  ���������321���������Glen,   Jas.,   Ladysmith  t      (Continued from Page Three )  cTWENS UNDERWEAR,  ,^_ ILMJM^M^I I I I ������������������II I   I���������   WI   IW1 ���������r������������������  You'll save in many cases just 20  ^ cents on the dollar you spend-our  ^5 dollar underwear you pay one and  a   quarter for  anywhere on  the  coast  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  SHOE VALUES, we show shoe  values that should Make you a  permanent customer of ours; our  Woman's shoe will prove oui statementLat_ $2.00   DEPT  PORTLAND MOTEL  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rales  The bar is extra  Stocked  well  v  Never before in the history of  Nanaimo has there been such an  exclusive and magnificent showing of Ladies Imported Coats-Separate Skirls and Raincoats for La^  dies Misses and Children-^ Prices  are the most reasonable ever* quoted  the^ styles the neatest   the  natiest-  our young   ladies'   skirts are  ai  marvel  i ���������|ff.^������ - ���������.������������������-   ..i ���������n.-.������um.j������_i!gj  Our DRESS "MAKING PAli LOR.S ire now, open under the super-  .vision .- .of.'Miss Pernn. latenr Toronto- Our work s guaranteed.   Moderate prices.  pencer,  Nanaimo. Limited.  Ladysmith  O, Y U  Merchant Tailor:  B   C  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly CUedup and well supplied and is in charge'of  JOS. PBLLIQRINELLI  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  STEAMSHIP   SCHEDULE   BETWEEN LADYSMITH,   N'ANAIMO       &  VANCOUVER.  (Effective Sept.  30th)  '* S. S. JOAN.   i        .       ���������        s?"^  Sails from  Nanaimo for  Ladysmith  Saturdays     5.30 p.m  Sails   from  Ladysmith  for Nanaimo Satuidays   C.OO a.m.  ���������Sails   from Nanaimo for Vancouver Saturdays   .._.,������-: 8-00 a.m.  Sails  from   Vancouver  for  Nanaimo Saturdays   2.30 p.m.  Sailis  from  Nanaimo for Ladysmith Saturday      :.- 5-30 p. ni.  FARES   BETWEEN LADYSMITH   AND VANCOUVER, one way,  $2.50  Return,   $3.75. *  FARES   BETWEEN  LADYSMITH   AND  NANAilAIO,  one way 50 cents,  j i        :  ���������   , .Return,  75 cents.  f i GEO. L. COURTNEY.  16 Govt.  Street, Victoria B.C. Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  This Hotel  has   been completely  renovated.  Board and lodging (1.00 per day.  Bar  Supplied with the Best  Liquors and Cigars.  JOHNTKA, Proprietor  Wines, 1st Avenue :-:  '������ '������������������  Ladyimith B.C.  J. 52: S33MITICS  RESTAURANT  I Cor, 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  Best accommodation for transient  \id permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  aMy furnished and lhc bar is up-to-  d*te. Rates $1.00 a day and wp-  w vrds.  WM., BEVERIDGE, Prop.  frelavadp '������������������������������������ :���������: :���������: >-'  "Luiysmitia  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and-Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  ii  GALEDOMAN"  HARTLEY    GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,?- England  Member  International  Electrical  Congress   at St. I^ouis, i'904  ���������"'.���������Elestrical Engineer  V. X). BOX 357, 1 ' LABYSMITH, B. C.  TH6 CITY MKRkGT  R. Williamson Prop  1st. Avenue Ladysmith B C.  WM. MUNSIE, President  J. W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephone*^.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDIC.K   AKU   LADY SMITH-Shingles  a  Specialty.  Vlannfacturcre     of���������  Rough and Ores ��������� -d Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mould   \fs, Etc., of thc Best Quality.  "Seasoiieii   and   Kiln  Dried  .Flooring     and   Finishing    Lunber  ia    Stock  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  -:������:  R.P.RITHEi,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast : Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������: :���������: .���������: :-r-B.C.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and $1.50���������  Free bus .to all steamboat landingi and  railway depots.    Electric care every fiv<  minutes  to fill parto of   the city.   Ba>  and table unexcelled. , i  \  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Claas.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  HOTEL LELAND  (T. J. Wellinan, Prop., Vancouver.)  One. block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Wranyille and Hastings  streets- Telephone,- 1���������4.  Low Round Trip Rates  -VIA���������  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50 Chicago 71.50  Dates of iaie. Sept, 18th. and 17th  Final return -limit 90 days     Irom  date of sale. _   c-  For full particulars call on or address '  S. G. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates Sto.,  Cor.  tioyernment  Victoria, B. C-  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  G.W.P.A., .  Seattle, Wash,  71 Gevernmeat st  Victoria, B.C.  HENRY'S NURSFRIES  NEW. CROP���������  Home Groiiru to Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  ._ SEEDS, ' =    !  .  i  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.   Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster Road,  Vancouver.  notice;  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers alter this notice,  will be prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  One of which is the famous ."North  Coast Limited," , .  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on 'aU trains. Pining Car  service Unsurpassed.  CHEAP ROUND  TRTP RATE     TO  LOS ANGELES, CAL., OCT.  20 21.  Excursion rates now n effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  rate. $9.65. Only direc* line  to Yellowstone Park.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  reserved by wire.  For     furthnr    particulars    call or  write the olliee.        Phomj^iWaip. 456.  VICTORIA,   B.   C  A. D" CARLTON, C.E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,.   .   General  Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  Are You  Going JEast  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  I  i.  I  9  I  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the-Sea  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  GsneraliiManager,  W. J. WATSON,  Smelter Manager.  ������!'fe������>'<E'r������b'fet':^������>'^K^fc^^  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  {B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gcn'l Manaf������C  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subject)) taught; also -' languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aad water colors, pianoforte and vocal leesons given in classes er individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B   C.  ADYSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  The  only  line now  making   UNION  DEPOT   connections at ST. PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacifio  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 as'-- your  local agent or write, -  F. W. PARKER  S General  i gent,  7*20 2nd Ave., Seattle.  RSSES^SSC  muinml  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City  DID   IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT   is  where  the  slaughtering  done locally?   We are not depending   on    what the Wholesalers send us  and      can     GUARANTEE   EVERY-THING to be FRESH AND CLE-'  PAKNELL  &    FLASKET  STFVENS BLOCK, UAT^UR"  ai'^EUT LADYSMlT  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING! RATES :  $5 and under     3 cent*  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 centa  *"    $10       " " $30   10 cents  "    $30       " " $50   15 cents  Tkece Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C. nada of a Chartered Baurfl  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking point-;   'jri the Uuittd StatM������  MKOOTIAULE XT A PIXBD RATI  A  TIIE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC' , LONDON, ENG.  Tfeey form an ������xceilent method of reinittin   small suui������ ef oiou^  with safety and ut auiall  ;ost.  ? ADYSMITH BAKERY  , HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  \STRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH.  !    Coaiectionary ef all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.   Dea ers in  Pianos and  Organs  Vf  I ADVPMITH BRANCH  W.  A. CORNWALL, Maaager.  Mannfactnrers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOfl  None b������   Union L.abor , Employed  n J. BOOTH, Prop  Ladysnilth, P..C  Dr.  Dier can be foiiRd at  a:y time  at his office on High street. !i:s dental work is guaranteed to '. c first-  class and jrates reasonable st.  HILBERT  ~N  ���������h daily;ledger  99  ���������fr4^^.-H--H^'4-4'M,,M'**,-H-*v"H^  n  Brewing Co  na^aimo^b. c.  ilanu/acturers of the  In  V������   i.*. 1  Lager Beer anc  ; from the  Best Canadian  {British Columbia  C uaranteed  Brewed  Malt Run  Hops  "���������Hr-H*4^'i^I*^^.^K*'-|^*^  ;���������������sMMswir^^  NOVELTIES  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 888, F.  O. E.     :���������:        :���������:        :-:       :���������\  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President,  B. Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, .C. H. Rummings.  WEATHERED OAk  > Things that have sprung into popularity with a bound, Beeause, they  are strong, they are artistic and they  are not expensive, -  ITBlBBBMB^a^B^^Ma^^i^^^^^���������^������������������---���������i   ������-���������______        _ __^^_���������^_____^_____  v Hexagon MoorishTabourettes. 21 ii. iitj'i. $2,75 each  Jardiniere Stands, a very wide choice of designs in Flemish finish, $1.50 fo $3.50 each  Plate Racks, Two shelves with   piate groves, brass cup hooks  *  under, 18x36,  Stein Racks, Gate Patten,  Book Shelves, 3 shelves.  four shilves. 24x30,  Shelf BraaWs, 24x7 in.,  Umbrella Stands, 2 styles,  with pegs far steins,  $2.50 each  , $3.75 each  $4.50 each  $3.50 and $5.50  $2.75 each  $3,00 each  VICTORIA,BC  ���������aiMrarilftiirfiEhiiliiii- m'"    11 ft  iners' Drilling Machines,  e to order and Repaired at shore   notice.   Drill Sharpened  by  w  ys gives satisfaction. Picks handled and repaired.  Ships mi thing    in aJ1     its  %anhes  Horseshoers^and Genera! B lacks mitris.  Uller Street���������'���������'.-   -   -    -    Ladysmith, bC  S LA CVSMITH TRANSFER CO.   X  IANOS, ���������'" ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.    '  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders" at  the  WILLIAMS AND WA5X-T  +������4.4r++++������+4-4-4-4-++-fi-f-f 4-M 4-M-^M-f4>-������-4-M-M-f ������������������ M-44+ ��������� 4 f <  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  >HONE 66  LADYSMITH,  ���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^������������������*'������*-.>k-������*'������*������*������*������3K**������������*������3I(������  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  IGIES  FOR HIRE ���������:���������:  :���������:  See  J.  KEMP, or leave orders with  3LAIR &   ADAM  iST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W.  SILER.  NERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY  Mr" ���������"���������',.  save orders at the Abbotsford.  ���������. R. SIMPSO  -  Solicitor,  Etc  Mill 3/    U  st Avenue  Loan  IADYSM 1  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  be purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  $20 for  anthracite.   Not  more than  320 acres can be acquired hy one individual or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds...; shall     be collected on  the  gross output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance ol  $7.fi0 per milium for an individual,  and from $50 to' $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A     fr^e miner,  having  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,50,0 x  1,500  feet.    Thc  lee  for  recording a claim is $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each, year or paid to thc  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 1ms been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey-  made, arid upon complying with other requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  The     patent provides for the pay- '  ment ofv a royalty of  2\ per cent on  tlie* sales."  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry-.fee $5, renewable yearly.  '   A free miner may obtain two leases   to dredge  for  gold   of   five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have ,a dredge in  operation .within onc season from the  date of the lease for each five miles  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river teased. Royalty at the rate  of 2\ per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  \*V. W. CORY,  . Deputy  of the Minister  of the In  "crior.  VOTER'S LIST  (Continued__ from Page Two)  NO. NAME ADDRESS  125���������Gogo,   John,  Ludysmith  12C���������Gould,  Isaac, Ladysmith  127���������Gould,  Samson, Ladysmith  128���������Gordon,  T.,  Ladysmith  129���������Gotirlay,   Dave, Ladysmith  J 30���������G our lay,  James, Ladysmith  131��������� Greaves, F. W., Ladysmith  132���������Grouhel,  L.,  Ladysmith  133���������Grenrson, R., Ladysmith  134���������ILuddow,   Margaret,   Ladysmith  135���������Haggait, D. R.,_Ladysm.'*t,h  136���������Haskins,  A.  L., Ladysmith  137���������Haworth,   Geo.,   Ladysmith  138���������Hazenfiatz,   A. Ladysmith  13.9���������Hemans,   J.,  Nanaimo  140���������Hilg'ard,  Louise, Ladysmith  141���������Hilbeck,  G.,  Ladysmith  142���������Hill, Gus., LadysmJth  043���������I-Ii'quebran, Mrs., Ladysmith  144���������Hiquebran,   Annie,  Ladysmith  145���������Holmes,  Geo. II, Ladysmith  M0���������Hoggan,   Alex., Ladysmith  ,  117���������Iloggan,  Robt. S.,  Ladysmith  118���������Ifoy,   Wm.,   Ladysmith  110���������lla'finz,  Wm.,  Ladysmith  150���������Hover,   Herman,  Ladysmith  151���������Hover,   Tom..,' Ladysmitli  152���������Hooker,   John, 'Ladysmith  1)3���������Ilovanik, J.,  Ladysmith  154���������Hunter,   Mrs.   W,,   Ladysmith  155���������Hunter,  Robt.,  Ladysmith  150���������Hutchison,  Peter, Ladysmith  157���������Hutchison,   James,  Ladysmith  158���������Hughes,   Henry, Ladysnuth  NOTICE.  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for. any indebtedness incurred except on a  written ortier signed 1m the secretary  Rowland, Machin. ^  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal-Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  15fl���������lluggard,  E.   A., Vancouver  1 (J 0���������Hutchison,   M.   A.,  Ladysmith  161���������Ingham, Jas.,  Ladysmith  UIO���������Ingham, M.,  Ladysmith  163���������Ivey,   J.  Ladysmith  164���������Ivey,  R., Ladysmith  1G5���������Jackson,  Wm.,  Ladysmith  lfifi���������Jackson,  Jack, ladysmith  i 67���������Jackson,  Mrs.  Magaret,   Ladysmith.  lf-8���������James, Wm.,  Ladysmith  Hill���������James,  F.  W.,  Ladysmitli ,.  170���������Jeffries,   Jos.,  Lailysniith  171���������Jessup,  R.  G.,  Ladysmith  172���������Jones,  T., Victoria  173���������Jones,   D.   L.,  Ladysmith     ,  171���������I ones,   Lot,   Ladysmith-  175���������Jones,   Morgan, Ladysmith  L7fl���������lanes.   Walter,   Ladysmith  .177���������Jones,   Mrs.   Ed., Ladysinith  Iv78���������Jones, -Win.,  Ladysmith  17''-Jones,  Mrs. T.  X.,  Ladysmith  ISO���������Jones,   W.,  Ladysmitih  881���������Jones,   Jas.,  Ladysmith  (82���������Jones,   J.  H.,   Ladysmith  J S3���������Johnson,  Geo.   IL,  Ladysmith  184���������Johnson, D. T.,  Ladysmith  Any  i  of  Job  Done Promptly and  WELL  Ai  THE  /  LEDGER  Office  1st   Avenue  lS5-J..-jmsoii, Robt., Ladvsmith  186-Jollief,   R.,   Ladysm'.JLh    ���������  187--Joseph,   Hannah,   ladysmith  188���������Jolly,   Wm.,   Ladysmith  189���������Kane,  Mike,   Ladysinith  LOO���������Kay,-Hany,  Ladysinith  191���������Kallia,   Gust,,   Ladysmiih  192���������Kerr,  Arch., Ladysinith  193���������Kerr,   Jas.,  Ladysmith  194���������Kerr,   Win,,  Ladysinith  194���������Kerr,   John,   Ladysmith  196���������Kesricky  Wm.   Ladysmith ~  197���������Kelly,  Robt.,   Ladysmith,   ���������  198��������� Kilpatrick,  estate of Robt.  199-Knight,   A.   O.,   Ladysmith  200���������Knight,   Angcs,   Ladysmith  201���������Kelplain,: IL,   Ladysmith  202���������Klomola.  Gust.,   Ladysmith  ���������SOI���������Krivansky,  John,  Ladysmith  204���������Kula, Thos.,  Ladysmith  205���������Langu'ist,   Ed.,   Ladysmith  20G���������Larrig-an,  Jas.,   Ladysmith  207<-Lauderbach,  S.,  Ladysmith  208���������Loask,   Louisa,   Wellington  209���������Lopas, Rosalie,  Ladysmith  210���������Lepas,   Adele,   Ladysmith  211-Lewis,  J.  w.,   Ladysmith  212���������Lewis, David, Ladysmith  213���������Lehti,  Chas., Ladysmith  21-l^Little,   John^ Ladysmith  215���������Louche, P.,  Ladysmith  216���������Lonon,   William,   Ladysmith   '  2.17���������Lapatik,  Jos., Ladysmith  21S���������Lovisonc,   J.,   Ladysmith  2J9���������Lovisonc,   S.,   Ladysmiih  220���������Lorenzo-,' Reda,   Victoria.  221���������Lynn,  Matt,  Ladysinith   *���������  222-Malone,   P.,  Ladysmith  223���������Manuel,  Wm, Ladysinith  224���������Malm,   John,   Ladysmith  225-Mayos!<i,  Joe,  Ladysinith  23.!���������Mayoski,   Paul,   Ladysmith  227���������Mayoski,   Geo,   Ladysmith  228���������Manimmo,   Matt,   Ladysmitli  229���������M-asett, O, Ladysmitli  230���������Martin,  T,   Victoria.  131-Mart-in, G. H,  Victoria  133-MartalIa,  II,   Ladysniit-li  233���������Manuel,  John,   Ladysmith  231���������Mntheson,   Murdock,   Ladysinith  235���������Manson,   Lawrence,   Ladysmitli  230���������Mathlovia,   Y&u,   Ladysmith  ���������237���������Mrus, .8, Ladysmith  238���������Moffat,   Andrew,   Ladysm.ith  239���������Morris.   David,  Ladysmith  240���������Mmilard,   Jules,   Ladysmith  241���������Meccary,   Geo,   Ladysmitih  242���������Mottishaw,   S.   K,  Ladysmith  213���������Mimcie,   Thomas,   Ladysinith  211��������� Muir,   Jbhn,   Ladysmitli  345���������Morgan,   Thos.   C,   Ladysmith  216���������Morgan,  Richard,  Ladysmith  247���������Mattds,   John,  Ladysmith  248���������Mattiia,   R edict.   Ladysmith  249���������Michauy, D,  Ladysmitli  250���������Mu;liic,   John,   LatlysniiLh  251��������� Mikola,  Matt,  Ladysmith  252���������Michik,  Victor,  Ladysmith  253���������Mills,   C. W,  Ladysmith  254-Mills,   W.   G,   LaHys.nitli  255���������Miles,  H.   O,  Ladysmith  290���������Millard,  John, Ladysmith  257���������McEwan," T,   Ladysmitli  258���������McKinnell,   D.,   Ladysmiih'  259���������McKtnficll,   Jas,   Ladysinith  260���������.McLean,   W.   F,   Ladysmith  261���������McMillan,   Hy.,  Ladysmith  262���������McCartcr, J.  A,  Ladysinith  203���������McMurlrie,   John,   Ladysmith  264���������McMillan,   Thos,  Ladvsmith  2G5���������McMillan, P,  Ladysinith  NO. NAME ADDRESS  266���������McCulloch,   Hannah,   Ladysmith  2C7���������McLean,  D,   Ladysmith  268���������McDonald,   J, Ladysinith  269���������Mc Ken nelly, Mary E. Ladysmith  370���������McMurtrie,   A.  J.,  Ladysmith  271���������McAskill, K, Ladysmith  272���������Mcintosh,  S.  F, LadysniHh  273���������McCourt,   Joseph,  Ladysmith  174���������McKen/ie,   D,  Ladysmith  275���������Mcintosh,  D,  Winnipeg.  276���������McLennan,  John,  Ladysmith  277��������� McKinnon,   Archie,   Ladysmith  278���������McRae, D;  S, Ladysmith  279���������McKinley,  Jas.,  Ladysmith  280���������Mcintosh,  Helen,  G.  R.,  Winnipeg.  ������31���������Niemi,  John,  Ladysmith  282���������Nicholson, D,  Ladysmith  283���������Nicholas,   Wm-,   Ladysmith  284���������Noon, Patrick, Ladysmith  285��������� Mummy,   John',   Ladysmith.  286���������Nimmo,, Jas.  P., Ladysmith  287���������O'Connell,. Thos,  Ladysmith  288���������Ottcn, Frank,   Ladysmitli  289���������Otlen,  Mary,   Ladysmith  2J0���������Parrott, Jas.  E, Ladysmith  291���������Pechetlo,   Domlinico, iLiadysmiHi  202���������Park,  Mary,   Ladysmjsli  293���������Patterson,  David,  Ladysmith  294���������Park,   J^hn,   Ladysmitli  295���������Pattersoji, Alai'gaTct,   Ladysmith  296���������Perola, Pc-lcr,  Ladysmitli"  297���������Picrard,   John,   Lad) smith  298���������Poikonen,   John,   Ladysmith  2)9���������Porter,  J.   J.   Ludysmith  300���������Pogoiiy,  John,. Ladysmith  301���������Proven, James,  Ladysinith  302���������Provis, Thos,  Ladysmith  303���������Portray,   A,   Ladysmitli  304���������Pollard���������Hy,'   Ladysmith  305���������Quenncli, Ed,   Nanaimo     ^    ���������  300���������Ramsay, John, Mount Sicker  307���������Rafter,  Wm, .Ladysmith  308���������������������������Razzuno,  B,   Ladysmith  309���������Reid,   Frank," Ladysmith  310���������Reifel,  Henry,  Nanaimo  3J I���������Ren wick,   Thos,   Ladysmith  312���������Richards,   And,  Oyster District  3312a���������Rintala, It, Ladysmith  313���������Rickard, Eliz.,  Ladysmith  314���������Ross,  Alls.   Robt,   E.vtcn.sii.'u  315���������Rowan, 'Jas,   Nanaimo  316���������Roberts,   Geo,   Ladysmith  317���������Rogers, J. Y, Ladysmiih  318���������Robelle, C. B,  Ladysmith  319���������Rosetta,   Mary,   Ladysmith  320���������Robertson,   Wm.   sr,   Ladysmitli  ;.2L���������Robertson, A. G, Ladysmith  322���������Rollo,  John,  Ladysmith  323���������Rowe,  Jas,  Ladysmith  324���������Robertson,  A.  D, Ladysinith  325���������Rollston,  W,   Ladysinith  326��������� Humming, XV.  E, Naiwimo  327���������Ryan,   John,   Ladysmith  .328���������Salo,   Chas,   Ladysmith  329���������Sanders,   John,   Ladysmitli  330���������Salmon,   A,   Ladysinith  331���������Saviston,   Douglas,   Ladysnuith  332��������� Sanderson,  Wm, Ladysmith  333���������Salmon, Mary E, San Francis  (^sssss^^ms^msfaaf,  FRI. AND SAT. BARGAIN DAYS  YOU LOOK FOR  VALUE/MOST PfOPLE DO-  YOU GET IT IN WEINROBE'S FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BARGAIN DAYS  Beautiful Silk Waists  "The newest and leading sty. les  this season.     Regular, ,$3.75,        Friday and Saturday $2.95  French Flannel and FLannelette Waists  the  latest styles,  si/.c  from 32 to 42  Prices from 95c. to $4,50  China Silk  in ail shades  Friday and Satir<lay, 20c. yard;  Taffeta Silk,  niches wide, all shades,    ioUI for 60c.  Frjday and Saturday 35c. )d.  Blankets, Spreads, Comforters,  !T*?C5~, NoVer Drk'es so L0W  a Ladies' & Childrens' Coats  ail  shades   and styles,  Spec :ai reduction  Friday and Saturday.  Mens' Pants  ���������At  Two   hundred and fifty pair worth up to $2.75 a vpair        Friday & Saturday, $1.15 pr,  BOOTS  AND SHOES  FOR MEN,  WOMEN AND CHILDREN  AT LOW PRICES.  B, S. Weim-obe,  IIK'JIl STREET,  LADVSMITH, B.   C  331���������Siler,  Wm, Ladysmith  335���������Simpson, ,\V.  Gr,  Ladysmith  336���������Sonftii,   Jas,   Ladysmith  337���������Slogar,  M,  Ladysmith  338���������Scar th,  Geo, Ladysmith  339���������Steele, James W, Ladysmith  300���������Stewart, J, Ladysmith  341���������Stevens,  Annie,  Ladysmitli  342���������Stevens,. Chris,  Ladysmith  243���������Spina, ���������Frank,  Ladysmith  344���������Sisko,  And,  Ladysinith  345���������Spinet'to,   Albert,   Ladysmith ���������  341}���������Spence, Wm, Ladysmith.  347���������Smith, J. X, Ladysmith  348���������Stevens,  Ed,  Ladysmith  ���������349���������Smith',  W.  A, Ladysmith  350���������Smith,   Geo,  Ladysmith  351���������Smith,   Joseph   E.,  Ladysmith  352���������Tate,  Isabella,  Ladysmith  353���������Tassin,   J. J, Ladysmith  354���������Tate,  J. II, Lacfysmi'th  355���������Tate,  Angelo,- Ladysmith  356���������Teusz, John T, Ladysmith  357���������Teus'z, Mrs.  P.,  Ladysmith  358���������Tapella,. John, .Ladysmith  359���������Teusz, Eosa, Ladysmith  3G0���������Timms,   W.  H,'Ladysmith  361���������Tha,  John, Ladysmith  362���������Torkko,   S, Ladysnrfth  .363���������Treweek,  Thos,  Ladysmith  362���������Tresack,  Mary,   Ladysmith  365���������Telford,  Wm,  Ladysmith  366���������Thomas,   J.  B, .Ladysmith  367���������Torkko, Matt, Ladysmith  368���������Thompson,  J.  A,   Ladysmith  3C9���������Tomsak,  F,  Ladysmith  370���������Thomas,   J.  J,  Ladysmith  371���������Timothy,  Griff, Ladysmith  372���������Thomson,  Eliz,  Ladysmith  373���������Thomas, D. J, Ladysmith  373���������Uron,   A, . Ladysmith  375���������Vannoissenouve,      Mary,   Ladysmith  376���������Vater,   Fred,  Banff  377���������Vaira,   John,   Ladysinith  378���������Vere,   Jas,   Ladysmitli  379���������Vetter,  John M, Lolota,  Cal.  380���������Vyc, Alex, Ladysmith  3SI���������Wallace,, Marion,  Ladysmi(h  3S2���������Walters,  A.   C,  Ladysmitli  383���������Ward, W, Ladysinith  381���������Wasspn,  Mrs.  E.  II, Ladysmith  3S."i���������Wasson,  IT.  T,  Lailysniith  381'���������-Wargo,   John,   Ladysmith  3S7���������Waugh,   John,  Ladysinith ^-  3SS���������Watson,   Roht,  Ladysmith  389���������Watson,  W. J, Ladysmith   ���������  390���������Walkingshaw, R.,  Ladysmith  3fll���������Walls,   J.   1\,  Victoria.  392���������Weir,   Jus.  B, Ladysmith  393���������Weinrobe,  B.  S,  Ladysmith  394���������Wellington Colliery   Co, Victoria  395���������AVehley, Thos, Ladysmith  396���������White,   Robert,   Ladysmith  397*���������Williams, Geo,  Nanaimo  398���������Wilson,   Geo.  It,   La/lysmifh  399������������������Winston,  I.  O, Lady-smith.  400���������Willis,   R.  II,  Ladysmith  401���������Williamson,   Robt,   Ladysm'M.h  402���������Woodburn,   Moses,   Ladysmith  403���������Woodell,   Mrs.   Rachel,   Victoria  404���������Wood,  Mrs. B.  L,  Greenwood  405���������Wright,   Wm,  Ladysmith  406���������Wright,  John, Ladysmith  407���������Young, Lewis, Ladysmith  408���������Yarwbod, E. M, Nana.mo  409���������������������������Zl'/ak, M, Ladysmith  410���������Zivkovic,  P.,  Ladysmitli  (patents  DESIGNS        4\  TRfiOE-MAftKS   i  ANO COPYRIGHTS ,���������  OBTAINED  f ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY  Notice in "Inventive A������e "  Book "How to  ���������     ���������   -  Charges rnodnraU  Letters strictly  .E. G. SIGGERS ~  - UDIHINCU 4  FREE  ootenay  Steel  Range  STRONG   GRATES  Just one turn  is  necessary   to   operate  the Kootenay grates, and they are made in such a  way that  live coals  are  never  dumped into the  tshpan.  This makes the Kootenay Ran������;e much easier to  operate and more economical on fuel than the  ordinary cheap range fitted with common grates.  The Kootenay is equipped with many other  exclusive and special features, which should be  Examined before buying any other range.  Sold by all enterprising dealers. Write for  booklet.  McCIaryS  London,        Toronto,  Montreal,  St. John, N. B.  "Winnipeg,        Vancouver  I  ardware  Public Notice  Attention is called to thc    fact that the -v..,  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,   Limited  makers of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR.     have for some time  past been pi-odncing flour in a   vastly  improved  and purifl&d  form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and  having secured control of    all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising  the  public  that  any  unav..  orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  -will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour1 Mills Cozapa-ay Limited  are tho    only    miliars ia Can iii ������rl"03a     Flour  ���������s purified by the    electric pracsss the daily ledger  - ���������������������������������  =������=  LC,dL IIU  MAID MARGARET���������S.   R.   Crockett's latest book, at Knight's- Book  Store.  FOR SALE  Fifty acres, eight fenced, improved,  fifteen slashed, small house and barn,  cow, chickens, two tons hay. Three  miles from Duncans. $900 cash, apply M   P. DOUGAN, Cobble Hill.  TH  W"8  TY BAKERY  THE BEST, AND NOTIE-XG BUT  THE BEST  X BREAD ��������� CAKES *��������� COOKIES ��������� and  A GOOD assortment of FRESH CONFECTIONERY  iPIES X  1ST AVE  A. LUCAS  Thiusday, Oct.' 26th, is Thanksgiving Day.  Birth��������� October 0,  KOj,  to Mrs.  W.  A.  Cornwall, of a son.  Hiss  McMillan   returned   from  Victoria at noon today.   -  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  Orders Promptly  Executed  S. ROEDDING  *     M     "  -   LADYSMITH  "The Passing  of  a Race,"  I").    XV.  I-Iigg|ins'  latest book,  is  at Knight's  bookstore.  Now (he long evenings have come,  get your reaiU������g matter at Knight's  I5ook  ytoi'8.  Mr D. C. Hutchinson wa*? piifcnt  at last night's meeting repicS'.'ii'jiiij  the firm of Hutchinson Brothers, electricians of "Victoria. t >s the intention ot this firm to re'il.'i' foi thc  contract should the uyHw p->s 'he  people on Saturday.  Appointments may be made at any  time  for  dental   work  at  Dr.   Dier'i  on  Hiirh street at  The Ledger has been  requested  to  as"*  those people entitled  io vnic on /  tho \ clcctiic     light by-law and who  arc in town during the da]-, to record.  their .votes before  3.*j0 so that   thc  miners     on morning shift, who will  not get to the hall unt'*l close upo*  four  o'clock,  will  be able to  record  the/".'   vote   without  hindrance.  It is reported  that rue of the electric  light  oxpcrls   was somewhat  affected  hist evening,  cither by '     the  lemonade he drank o*.   thc high wind  that  prevailed,  and |did  some spoofing, either on  the platform or al'ter-  wai ds.  L'se Porter's \nfciscptic Healing  Oil, freely guaranteed, for sale only  at the Umg Store.  (Continued  from   l"agc  One.)  operating   the   plant,   hc said        the  cheap fuel would  answer the purpose  saiifcfactoiily-  Asked by Mr. Cornwall if the city  pioueedwl forthwith to install a  steam plant, how long it would be  bt'foi'c lhjit would be supplied, the  cily.' Mr. Hutchinson said tins  could he easily accomplished in 1)0  days.  The actual Lost of light, he said,  per hour, would be one-half a cent  for  a sixtcen-caudle  powd  light.  The    .Mayor      read   a rcsojlutfron,  which,  lie said the aldermen in tended  sigiling.      It     was  that  the counul  would, if thc     by-law passed, make  thorough   im estimations   ot   the  water power proposition, and if corniced      that it would  be a sane , investment,   they would   install a watei power     plant.   He ask-ed the aldermen  present-il they were still oi thc same  mind  re  the  signing  of   tins  resolution.       For  his  part,   alter  hearing  the renuuks   of the electricians   present, ho   thought a steam   plant should  be installed.  Aids.   Bceiidgc,   Blair  and  Nicholson said  they  would'like to  sec the  water   ques'lion      investigated.   Mr.  Bceridge      declared   he   Would   \ole  against  steam.  'lhe  Mayor  explained   that  the increase of (axes,  if clcdric light was  installed     for      lighting  thc streets  would amount, to  $-1.50  on property  assessed at $.1,000. Also that the superintendent  of the mines had agreed  To bring the afternoon miners''  train  in  a quarter of an hour  earlier  than  usual on Saturday. This was Uic rest  ���������thc company"  could do.  After a vote of thanks to  the electricians '.present,   the   meeting broke  up.  DUNCANS  TOWN SITE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. !.  A small area has been laid off in town lots whicii a re i..   w offered j  at  LOW   PRICES   AN U ON  EASY TERMS.  The  future  of  the  Cowichan District  and   Vancouver  Island  will  eveced  ev pec la tions   and   this is a good chance Irr a safe aad  profitable;  niveslment. li-_L. l i... lJ   -���������      =-       .     *'  SEE PLANS AND P1UCES  Agents, J. STEWART  . J. HJ WH1TTOME  Ladysmith,  V.  I.  GIRLS',  MISSES' AND  LADIES'  AUTO  CAPS  They come in brown,  red and blue, a splendid range, all new  shapes. You really  "Auto" have one.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will apply at the next regular sitting of the Licensing Btard  for the transfer of hhe retail liquor  license held by him for the Portland  Hotel, located on lot 5, block 2, 1st  Avenue, Citv of Ladysmiih, to John  Gogo., ANGELO   TATE..  Russell   Simpson,  Solicitor  for   ap  plicant.'  Ladysmith, B.   C, October 4,   1905.  Duncans,     V.  I.  SSSSSR  Another bunch of Ladies* Sil *- Waists, in  brown, blue, cream  and while. -We have  put the price within  the range of all.  NO.  317 .  NO. 11.'    ,.     .  Mrs. Arthur Huntingson won the  hand .embroidered tabic cover on  ticket No. 11. Mr. E. Fisher won  the hand embtroidered sofa pillow on  ticket No- 117. The drawing took  place last Saturday evening at Peterson's  store.  $375���������Cash secures a fine residence in  thc choicest part ol *Uie city- Only  -$2rl4 more to, pay at-the rate of  $12 per month. Owner has invested over $C(J0 in improvements.  Water laid  on. Fine garden.-   . "  51,500���������Cash  and  $1,500  in   5, years  at  G per  cent,  buys  20-acre  farm  one     mile from iDuncan.  12 acres  undeii   j cultivation.   EijsJitwroomed  house and large frame barn.  Walter* &  Akenhead  Best tobacco, fruit anil candies at  Carter's,  First Av't^ue.  ' J.2S0���������Cash    and   $400 on mortgage  buys two lots each  60x120 only  a  few yards  from - post-office.     Fine  investment.  x ��������� ������������������"^���������������������������������������������-���������.������-���������������������������������._������������������������������������  yi00���������Cash and balance of $210     on  time buys a fine corner lot in good  locality.  FOR RENT���������A nice five-roomed  house; nil neatly papered and painted.     " '. ,    *  BARGAIN  We are clearing out a few lilies of  goods and can offer the following at  reduced prices.  MENS RAIN COATS    Regular. $3,25 r.cw $2.co  BOYS' RAIN COATS, Regular $2.75, now S2.oo  MENS' OVERCOATS, for $3.5o    /  MENS' ALL WOOLUNDERWEARr 1.25 per suit  LADIES' HEAVY UNDERVES^S ONLY, 5oc;  A special line of Dress Goods at 35c.  and 50c.  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  OATACRE ST  I-AHYSMITH  FOR  RENT���������Nice  four-roomed house  Water laid on. $7- per month.  Fire,   Life  and   Accident  Insurance..  MUNICIPAL BYLAW  A bylaw o tlie Corporation of the City of Ladysmith to authorize 11^  raising /by way of a Loan a sufficient sum ol" money to construct at������  Wectric Plant for   tlie   said -.Municipal!ly.  Whereas it is necessary and oxpedicnt that "the  Corporation  of th  City of Ladyshrtk should  construct a system of Electric Plant for the  purpose of furnishing Electric light to   Uie     said   Cit-y   and   inhabitants  thereof,  AND WHEREAS a petition under Section (69) of the,Municipal  Clauses Act has been presented lo the Municipal C'ouncii signed by the  owners of more than one-tenth in value of the real property in the'  City of Ladysmith as shown by the last revised Assessment Roll, requesting the said Council to iulroduce a By-law with the objects .herein set forth, ��������� | ,| ,jj , ;��������� ��������� i '  AND WHEREAS it will incur- mi oxpeiwlituie of the sum of  $20,000.to construct the said Electiic Light system and.it is desired  ky the Council of the Corporation to raise such sum by way o> loan  upon the credit  of  the Corporation   of the City of Ladysmith,  AND WHEREAS the whole rateable land and^improvements oi  real property oi lhe Corporation of the City oi Ladysmiih, according  l������ the last revised Assessment Roll foi thc yc*r 1904, was $-107,265.00  AND WHEREAS the total amount required to be raised annually by rale, for paying the debt \\ Inch will be created hereunder, and  the interest thereon, and for crept ing an annual sinking fund for the  payment off of the said debt and 'ntercsfc within   20 years  is  $1,800,  AND  WHEREAS   it   will   require an  annual  rate  of il  mills     in  Uie dollar  for paying  such  new  debt and interest,  AND WHEREAS this By-law   may  not  he altered  or repealed except with  thc consent of the Liculcnin)   Governor in Councils,  THEREFORE,   the   Municipal   Council     of     the Corporation of the  City of Ladysmith enacts as follows  (1.)     It shall  he lawful  for the Mayor     of     the Corporation ef the  Don't make the' mistake of thinking*  a vole tomorrow for the by-law will  mean *a steam plant. If means if the  by-law carries, lhat thc council wil),  before tuny move is made, investigate  the wn ter supply, and if found suffi-  cicnt. will install a water power  pLint.   Hut if, after an ���������investigation,  W. G. Frasef  Deeds,  Wills,     Mortgages,  Contracts and  Agreements Drawn.  J, STEWART  Conveyancing     ft       Notary Public  .     i Phone, 3. ��������� '     ���������    I  '-.    (  P. O. BOX 268  Tomorrow's     issue of The Ledger  may, be a trillc late, as  we "do not  MerchantTailor,*  ���������J(ist| Avenue)  Fall Stock   on  hand; Call early and  get your choice  the couuc.l  become satisfied  thatsuf-   intciid going topress until the returns  fieicnt water Lanm,������,'bc secured,  they ' of      the    voting  on. the  by-law  art-  will put in a steam plant. J known.  STOVES    AT  BARGAINS  One No. 8 Cook Stove with  Reservoir $750  One N0.8 Ccok Stove $10.50  Heating Stove from $3,50  and upward  C  PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St  Store    Lately     Occupied  by   John  Thompson,   complete with  counter  and fixtures.  Rent $15 per month, Appfy to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  m���������ix.iy^zi������tzfw* ������Twar^  r���������faty-ggagg'-^-w  gE"333Sa3*������gg"SSSSS^S^  Have you fried  NABOB TEA?  Best 50c. Ceylon Tea in the  Market  GILVIES'  Rnyal Household  FLOUR  1 Another      ship=  ment today, the  best flour in Can-  ada.  City of Ladysmith to borrow upon th������ credit of the said Corporation  hy way of debentures hereinafter mc litioRod, hem any person or persons  body or bodies corporate, who may be willing ,to advance the" s-ame as a  l������a.ii, a sum of money not exceeding in the whole the sum of. "t.20,000,  curicncy, and to cause l*>ll such sums so raised or received to be paid into the hands of, the Clerk of the said Corporation, for the purpose ������-nd  with  the  object  hereinafter   roiled.  (2.) It shall be lawful for the said Mayor to cause any number of  debentures to be made, executed and issued foi such sums as may ho  required, not exceeding, however, th e Nsu*m of $;"0,f:00 in currency as may  be required, each of the said debentures being of the amount of $500.00,  and all such debentures shall be scaled with thc seal of the Corporation  and signed by the Mayor thereof, and counteisigno.d by the Clerk of the-  said   Corporation.  (3.) The said debentures shall bear date the 1st day of October, 1905,  and shall he payable in 20 years fro1" the said dale at the office of the  Corporation of the City of Ladysmith, Province of British Columbia,  and shall have attached to them coupons for the payment of interest and  thc signatures to the said coupons may be written, stamped, printed or  lithographed.  (4.) Tlie said debentures shall bear interest at the rate of not exceeding 5 per cent, per annum from the date thereof which interest  shall be payable half-yeaily, at thc olhce of the Corporation of the said  City on the first days of January and July in each and every year during the currency of the said debentures as expressed in the debentures  or coupons.  (5.)      There shall  be raised  and   levied  in  each year during the  currency of Uie said debentures  the sum   of,.$1,000  for the paying of interest  and the sum of ?800  for the purpose  of     creating a sinking fund  for the'  payment of the debt due under the   said   debentures,   making  in  all    the  sum of  ?1,800. '  .'  (GY For the purpose of payment of the said sums in the next proceeding paragraph mentioned there shall be levied in each year a special  rate of-4i m'-Hs in the dollar on all rateable land or improvements or -  real property in the municipality bt the said Corporation of the City  of Ladysmith (hiring the continuance of the said debentures or any ol  them. .       ���������  (7.) It shall be lawful for the said City to redeem aU or any of  Uie said debentures at par at any time after the expiration of five  years from the date thereof upon-giving six calendar months' notice,,  which notice shall be deemed to be sufficient' given by a publication  thereof four times in the British Columbia Ga/.clte and although tha  holders of thc debentures mentioned in such notice be. not specifically  named, and after the expiration of the said period of six months all  interest on the said debentures, the numbers- of which shall have been  published   as   aforesaid,  shall  cease.  (8.) Tins'" My-law before the final passing thereof shall nsceive ' the  assent of thc Electors of the City of Ladysmitli in the manner provided in  the Municipal   Clauses Act and   amending   Acts   thereto.  (!J.) This By-law shall take clfect on the !)th day of October, A.P.,  1005. '..���������:''/  Hammer  Gtins at_  20 PR CENT  Discount for  ���������f- ~  CASH  Saturday Bargains  We have decided to" reduce  our stock cf  HAMMER GUNS  So  offer  these snaps  for" Saturday.  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  n't nis or  s  il:  mm OLOGKS & JEWELRY  ui!  Repaired on the premises,   charges  moderate  B.FORCJMnER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   XXX      Ladysmiih,  B. C  Stoves  We are making thsm oi thh ISswist  Styles.!   -  itpyes  Pattern and Labis*  "'   Morrison's,, Ladysmith-, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.   . TELEPHONE 6-7  'PHONB   2-4  ]������H������J>"fi  24.  all  purposes   as     "The   Electric  WE. DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNEiRY WORK  Our Prices are Reasons   ble i Yi  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  | and at Lsdysmilh Hardware Company   .  LADYSfllTH IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD  S������ii  This By-law may be cited fc.r  Light  By-law.  Read  first time   1 Hh September, l')05. '...-"  Read second   time  1Kb  day ni  .September,   10(15.  Read   third   time  25th  day  of 'September,   11)05.  ="^- , JOHN  W. COBURN,  5      '      Y'     . i Mayor.  '-���������'-. J.  STEWART.   -  Clerk  NOTICE.  TAKE  NOTICE   that the  above    is a true copy of  the propose;! j  by-law upon which   ihe vote  of    tho   Mm 'ci.ialify  will   he   tutcn   at    the i  tlity  Hail  on  the 7th  day  of October,  A.I1     J.C05,  from  8 a.m.   to  4   p  JOHN   STEWART,  City  Clerk.  J.  Stewart will be returning  officer.  Dr. Dier's office is open evenings  and appointincnts can be nuide for  work at any time through the week.  Only first-class dental work is turned out and it is done at reasonable  prices st  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  "PRICES.  Repairing and m&king to order a  ipeciality.  THOHAS   MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B.  C.  Dr.  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  'i        OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  PAINTING,        PAPERHANGING  ETC.  M.  Work done properly and at     rljr'i"  (irioes.    Shop and  residence  in rear  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J. E. SH-IITH, Prop  Ah  Merchant  Tailors  Lad ks' crd Ocnfis' Ch   lus ATade  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANr������" ������������������. >���������  LADYSMITH,  B. C.

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