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 ^^^wjsfrr-'^J*'  1*%' '^ftw ���������'���������:"  Ladysm  Ledger  ^*  ���������o  j     OCT 4~ \gt  rn-  1  f  It-'  Iv:  I  rt*.  ������������������'  VOL.2,  MONDAY,  OCTOBER   2,   1005.  PRICE FIVE   CEN  COAL WILL NOT  SEPTIC TANKS MEANS  I  I  I  H -  ii  BE EXPENSIVE  WZt. Co. Officials WiU Furnish  Fuel For Proposed Electric  Plant at $2 Per Ton  r  Mayor Coburn Gives His lav  ��������� prcssion of the Dominion Fair  at New Westminster  jjflj Mayor Coburn arrived  back *n J,a- othes hand, unless convinced that the  dysSuith. ai'U-r     an  absence  of some  lUiiC <lul'ili������       \tlntll   1>C   ll.l.i   Mt'lOU  "Victoria,     Vancouver,     ami    Siau,  "While in Victoria Air. CouJ'-M i>.n.r   '*.-  Wellington     .Comu'y    v. oi.iw.iiii s  (>���������..-  eiai.s wi   refeience lo secur-iij;- iu' ai>  a 1 educed     raic to opeiaiu ,t    steam  plant ior the electric n'y.l. -.nounl . lu  council decide against the -������,-,it>:i pc*  er proposition as     being mi n s-aiu investment ior  the city,"and  s.iei'Ki tai:  ,' by-law pass the     puoiu-   .11 ;-.^ Un'i.iy  'next.   The    o'liciaj u.t^r-..ewc-J ly tne  Mayor   said   ' thc company \v..u:il  be  /enter a   contract    io si<i'-''y  ��������� ���������������������������e cay  "with   lhe fuel   for the    .-.>po.;.-d plant  -at .two    dollars per ton.. This is ono  dollar less than was estimated by the  , Mayor when" hc was giving figures at  the public     meeting held-some weeks  since,  and     consequently the cost of  . operating   the     plant' win be    fully  ninety   d'oiiais per     month less than  was   anticipated."   In    a ��������� conversation  -with The    Ledger    this morning Mr"  Oburn expressed    himself strongly  in  iavor   .of getting . water    power if it  was v.o .sibie.   At ] resent' he was un-  unable    to    -sayi    what tlhe  ccst  of  council .woii'd bo running the risk. His  Worship would advise the installation  i;f a steam plant. The cost of installs, t on of a steam plant he thought  would be 'less tiun a water plant,  la.'.mg mto consideration the large  quaiiLit.io of piping that would be re  (Jin red.  The' olhciai sten by Mr. Coburn  could notg-.c any information as to  a site ihe council ought procute for  the" proposed plant This matter will  have to Le submitted to Mr.- buns-  muir, or-to the C. 1'. R.  Major (.oburn, spent a day or two  at the Dominion, Fair at New "We'st-  .minster. and-, is loud in his praise of  the exhibition. The exhibits''of fruit  and machinery - arc remarkably fine,  m the former ^ciass the exhibits sent  from Sumnieriand being magnificent.  The quality of tlie'cnnt sent by the  Vancouver Island farmers he1 consider;}  exceptionally line. - ���������  Mr. Coburn repiciscnted the Ladysmith Council at the first session of  the conference of the Canadian municipalities. 1 he union has been form  ed,  and    thc   Mayor expresses great  turning MeLcod Creek into Ousb  Creek, would be, but, should capable ! pleasure that the Lad;, smith Council  engineers deem the proposition,a feas has joined, as he believes the union  ibie one, no doubt the. Council would will lie of great- benefit to the affiiia-  go ahead   with  the _work.   On      thc  ted municipalities.  CHAMPIONS OF THE  PACIFIC COAST  The  Ladysmith  Football Club  Have Defeated All Comers  in Portland Tournament  are  '���������"We are the  Coast. We defeated today  gonians. 4-0, Hurrah." Iu these words  came the news lhat thc Ladysmith  Football Club had in spite of aU predictions to thc central y, from various sources, and ui fulfillment of thc  prophesy of Tho Ledger, distinguished  themselves at Portland by defeating  the various teams lined up against  them in the big tournament, and by  obtaining for.tlieiil'scics the title of  the Champions of the Pacific Coast.  The telegram quo led .above was re-  Champions  of the  smith bojs have been nothing if not  the Ore-]--reditable.   'Ihey    faced    on  the  field  tlie three games  three     teams,    and  had   only ' one    goal  scored    against  theni" ���������������  The learns they were up against  wercnot composed of the sort of  men who would willingly let the  coveted laured. be wristed from them  by visitors from British Columbia,  and it is pretty wen ceitam they  played their host, and that it was  by superior play only that Ladysinith obtained the championship.  The     Ledger is     amongst the many  Quite a [Number of JSeptic  Tanks are Being Installed  iii Ladysmith  It  Means Better ^Health  Conditions and |is not  ^ Expensive  As is easily learned now by investigation', for half a dozen good citizens have installed septic tanks  lately, it is not, au expensive improvement anil is a perfect way of disposing of sewerage,' so far "as thc workmen have yet gone. One has been  installed for use ofWic Post-office and  Hank block, ono for thc Williams  hiopK, one at the (.'rand Hotel, ono  at Dr.. Wasso'i's. and several other  people have them or are arranging to  have them installed. They are simply dark, airtight vaults with an intake -p^ipc retelling down in 4hc vault  and "a .flow pipe a nltio higher than  the intake The solid material washed *n speedily rises l0 the top and ail  poisonous germs or offensive material  is speedily destroyed by tlie baecm or  microbes Then if there is no other  food in this air light cistein thev will  VATICAN   Will  POLITICIANS  E  Establishes ^Three Directorate Under jits Supervision |in Italy  SECUBITfES  flows out from the outlet is perfectly! Association's sin  Italy,   and: will  One Gjoup is to iFormulate  Political Pre gramme for  Catholic M. P's.  New York, Oct. 2.-���������A cable despatch from 'Rome to the Heruld today, says: Losservatore Homo, the  official organ of thc Vatican, publishes a note on thc new organization of the Catholic party from thc  political and educational point < 1  \iew in Italy.  Three Catbolic directorates,  autonomous, but under  the  direct supervision of the Vatican,  wiil.be established  .The  first group,  formed      of  popular elements, will lie directed hy  laymen and  will be exclusively occupied     with  the moral and religious  education' of     Italian   Catholic.   The  second  group is destined   to encbui-  age tlie discussion  on social a������Hl economic subjects,  and  will  carry   on  the programme of .the former Catholic tccmgTes.s, whicb has l������ecii recently dissolved.    'The  third  group will  be composed of U13  political Elector  f'or-  destroy one another. The fund that,  clear, and said-to be'pure water Tic  tanks seldom require any attention  not once in ten'-yea is if of a reasonable capacity. t ���������  . The tanks being installed 'n most  the places ccst from J5.1 lo $fi0.  <\ich. ,ind arc very complete People  bv doiiiK their o.vn ".vewatinw ro'-i.t  very materially reduce the cost  The      Ladvsmith  Pharmacv,   with  its new fixtures, changes, and      its  tasty   arrangements,   is  a great   improvement   over   its condition   before  being   enlarged   to   its  present   size.  The.iStorc is well ami carefully slocked attd     is now advei Using special  lines  of various-kinds. >-If you  waul  something nice  for  a present  for    ia  fr '2nd   you can  find  it at the   drug  store.  AMERICAN   CRUISER   ' v  CINCINNATI   AGROUND.  Tokio, Oct. 2.���������Thc Japanese-steamer Taiwan reports at Moji that  when passing I lime island, off the  Buiigo coast, at one o'clock this  morning shc found the American  cruiser  Cincinnati  aground  there.  Hiine is a small island of the Gc-  to group, .about 80 miles due west of  Nagasaki.  feived in Ladysmith on Saturday' who extend to thc me...hers of he  nigh I and posted up in thc windows' Ladysmith Footl an Club hearty Conor Messrs.     Blair &    Adam and Mr..1 granulations.'.  W. E. Morrison's     store, and soon a.    The hoys  were expected  hack     at  large crowd    had congregated around  noon   today, bub only two or  three  both places,   reading  the good  newsi turned  up.   The  others win  be back  The victories obtained by the Lady-  either tomorrow or Wednesday.  It is reported that two of our  champion footballers. br.o.ught vviv'eii  home with them froiii Portland, and  arc  now   in   Victoria enjoying  life.  Thc  City   Bakery  is   now  doing   a  fair  business,  which  is  steadily  increasing.    Mr.   Lucius  evidently,     understands  the business  and is  giving  it   his personal  a Item lion.  Poor old Westminster is not. striking the weather lucky this year. So  far, they Jiavc only had one good  day at the fair, and the outlook today  is certainly  bad.  It is said that the jforeign, trade in  lumber (that is-, with Australian and  SouIh American points) is steadily  improving. Several large lumber  ships are at Cliemainus, or soon com  ing iii to load.  AT  THh*   ABBOTSFORI).  Camp  Six  will ������oon resume work,  says Foreman      Griffin.    Camp   Five,  will not be ready for work for s������nie  time as  the engine is not yet      re-  naircd.  Tho Ladysmith Stove and Iron  Works arc doing steady and progressive work. They can not as y2t begin to supply the demand for stoves,  but are increasing their output as  rapidly as possible to meet the demand.  Carter's store on 1st Avenue,  scorns ' to be enjoying a fair patronage and the stock is being'increased  gradually- Mr. Carter, owing to his  severe injury, will not, be, able "' to  work,again for some-months at least  Meantime his friends' arc not forgetting him iii a business way.  W. II. dames, Van'ouvcr.  L-.  Cody, Cliemainus.  J.   G.  McDonald,   Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs.  Bennett,  Cliemainus.  It. Williams, Cranjhrook.  Thos. A. Rodger,  Calgary.  FELL  FROM TELEPHONE  POLE TO   DEATH.  THE NEW ALLIANCE  INSPIRES   CONFIDENCE.  Tokio, Oct. 2.���������A sharp rise ui  pi kos look place ag-ain this morning  in the local market, with every indication that business, activity will  gradually overcome the depression  caused   by the treaty  of peace.  The  new alliance  with  Great   Britain  has inspired, u feeling  of  perfect  confidence  in   the   future   tranquility  of the situation  in  commercial    circles,      and  lha,t   activity  is expected  soon in all lines, of business.  niulate  1 he  pohtcal  programme for  the Catholic repiesontatives^o cany  out  iu  public administrations,  municipalities and parliament.  SANG' HYMN AS SHE *" '��������� t  FACED DEATH.  Chicago,   Oct.   1.���������Although       she  knew  death  was in \thc room,   fast  closing her  span  of   life,' Miss  Clara  Butler,   .prominent  in Morgan  park  society and   leading soprano in      tbe  First   Baptist  Church  there,  passed  away  on the operating- table^'at  the  Blue Island  hospital today with      a  smile on her  face and a song in her  heart,-    chanting  her   favorite  hymn,  "Abide with  n>e,  Fast falls.,the Eventide,'-   until   it.  became  a whisper.  She -gave, no evidence of the terrible  agony .indicted  by   the  Rock  Island  tiain  which  had cruelly mangled her,  as she was   attempting to alight. In  an adjoining   room - her parents   and  .sister  were prostrated with grief.  "Teiio lliem I am not afraid to^.  die," she said-to'the' pastor of her  church, and then shc crooned the old  hymn untiL death stilled her tongue  and diiiuued her glorious eyes. Burgeons and nurses, overcome by the  situation, wont to the windows and  waited for the end. At her request  a brief funeral service was held .m-  mediatcly following her death, while  she lay  upon   lhc operating taLle.  This is thc second tragedy in the  family within a year, her brother  ha\ ino-  been  drowned  in Texas.  A ���������more extendi account  of       the  wreck,     reported  in    Fridays    issue,  on      the   V.L.   &   M. ��������� logging   road,  state that engine No. .1 coniingisouth  with   nine cars  of  logs,  got beyond  control  and ran wild for about  two  miles.   The crew jumped,  but 'the IS  logging   trucks   were   all-smashed   to  pieces,   there  not  being- enough      of  some,of them., left to tell   their number.    The engine,  not being damaged  to a considerable extent, tmanaged  lo  keep ahead  of  the logs, thus .saving  it  from   complete  destruction.   Some  of   lhe.  logs,  when the cars  left   the  tracks,   flew  off   into   'the   woods  5(1  and   75   feet  from   the   track,       and  some   idea .of the force al which they  wore travel ling can be gathered from  the fact that a tree two feet  in diameter was  struck by a log and   was  cut down  as   if  the  work  had   been  dene     with an  axe.    A  large cedar  slump over  *1   feet in  diameter  was  struck  hy  another log and  torn  out  of     the ground.     as    if it  had  been  blown up with dynamite.  PURCHASED HOTEL BUSINESS.  Mr Albert Rowbottom, of Nanaimo  is the paity who has purchased the  Leonora Hotel at Mr. Sicker. Mr.  Rowbottom  has taken charge.  Young  New    Yorker   by  Means of Forged Cheque  . Defrauds Bank  Arrested on His  Way   to  Church Make? Fuli  Confession  New   York, -Oct.  2.���������Locked  up   in  police head ({iiarlurs with Ins fun confession   in the possession  of  Captain  John     McCaulcy,  is   tlie young  man  who,      by   means  of   a forged check,  last'Wednesday ohku'nul from     the  National   City   Bank   securities  valued at ?������.rrl,(iS0.     lie  was arrested at  11-o'clock vesicular morning just as  he  stepped from his   home and   wns  on his  way   toChiirch.  Captain  McCaulcy   last night,  had  in his   possession more than one-half  of the stolen securities.   Tin: remainder have been located  and will  be in  his hands  this   morning.  Jn order that the full ends of justice may not Ih" defeated, and because of the fact that the father and  mother of blic young man ia.ve not  been informed of his crime or ''his  arrest, his name, at tlie ici|uc-sv of  the authorities, is  withheld.  SETTLEMENT REACHED AT LAST  It is Exactly Four [Months Since  the Nanaimo Men Went out  and Since That Time  There Has Been Many   Conferences  Between Company and Men  ROVING  BAND OF  GYPSIE  THIEVES.  Dr.  loria  R.   B*.  today  Dier came up  from  Vic-  Mr. R. Bryden, chief mechanic of  the Wellington Colliery Company, returned   from   Victoria   todav.  to-  M'ARINE.  S.S.   Belfast  is in   the. harbor  day  with  a load  of cement.  Collier Cl-ormanictis,   which  came  in  on  Saturday,   is loading a full cargo.  S.S.   Peerless,   with   a scow,  is   in  for coal   for "the mainland.  S.S.   I friiriclla is   iu  at  the wharf  loading  coal.  Tug  Pilot   is   (owing   the hulk   Japan  lo  Union   wilh  machinery.  Winnipeg,   Man.,   Oct.  2.���������Wm.   Bowie,  a Belf"Telephone lineman,  was  killed  yesterday  afternoon   by falling  from a telephone pole 30 -feet to the  and     as a mark  curb. ' the Emperor,"  St.   Petersburg,   Oct.   2.���������The  imperial   decree issued ' today   formally  announcing-.the bestowal on.M. Witte  of the  rank'of  Count  adds that   the  distinction  is  giveh   "in  recognition  of his services to tlie throac      and  fatherland,   and   the  admiranlc   manner  in which he discharged a task of  the highest  importance  to  the state   it.  of special  favor  of  RUSSIANS HOLD  TWO BRITONS  An  Ottawa  despatch  says:  "In M-ay, HIO-I, two  Canadians��������� R.  I Findlay,  of Victoria,   B.  C,  and  C.  J Grant���������were taken from a Japanese  sealing vessel by Russians and confined over since in Med weld. Lord  Lansdownc has cabled that he. has  laid the matter before the British  tnliiister at St. Petersburg, who will  press upon Russia for Isheir release."  NO.   117   NO.   11.  Mrs.   Eliua   Fisher won  tlio  hahd-  cmbroidercd      pillow  on   ticket. No.-  117.     Ticket; No.   .11   won  the hand-  embroidered i table cover.   The holder  of the.same will jdca.se come and get  Chas.   Peterson,  Store  cor. Roberts  st.  and  Fifth Avenue,  Wardmer,  Idaho,  Oct.   ].���������A   roving  band  of gypsies a\ho-made their appearance in town yesterday fcf lor noon  kept the  police busy  until  thc women of the band were all landed in jail  tor the night.   It was  about        thc  worst gang for stealing that     ever  landed  here,  and  trom  the time they  began telling fortunes, fioi'n house io  bouse   reports   commenced  to  arrive  of  articles   disappearing.    Anything,  fiom a bar of common .soap to a gold  watch  suited their fancy, and  when  rounded  up     by Officer Fied  Decker  and .   taken  to  the jail,  their sacks  showed "a great   variety  of  articles,  whicii - had     been reported missing  from various homes,  one woman  c\-  en taking a 10-pound can of lard. '  After   spending   the   night,   in   jail,  and having had  aU they  had stolen  taken from them, the women .wauled  to leave town  at once.   Their   men  companions also pleaded for  their release and promised to gel away    a I  once if  allowed   to,   and   the    whole  crowd was escorted on t of   town  b>  Uie  police.   The   men   hadbeen    putting m     their time  trying to  trade  hoiscs.        At last reports  the gang  was headed for Spokane.   o  WOMEN  SMASH  RUSSELL JOINT.  Russell, Idaho, Oct. 2.��������� linragcd  because jjoys weie allowed to play  poi.er in the place Mi.s. &am R'gg^  aiid Mrs. .Abo-Hudson Saturday at-  leniocn armed theinseucs with axes  and demolished Sid tircene's soft  drink eiiipoiiuin,generally legaided as  a "blind pig."       ,,  Though the women railed to find  liquor they did succeed in In caking up  the poker game, and aiter smashing  the.doors and windows followed the  example of the iiiuslnous Cany Nat-  io.i, and hacked lhe counter and beat  Uie slot luachiue lo b ts'-".When the  .women had finished their work the  interior presented a scene tliat might  ioiIow the invasion by a hull or a  china iihop.  Not satisfied with the work of the  axes the women are threatening to  burn the place that evening, when a  telephone message- to Crolino notified  the proprietor of the trouble. Green  mcuuiU'd a horst' and endeavored in  outdo the world rauui.s ride of Central Sheridan, and landed in Uusseii  iu time to prevent the burning of his  place. ,  ;  Satrday noon Green led here for  Oi'ofino to spend Sunday, and left his  clerk in charge of the place, lie ar-  ri.ved al Croiino a;jout  5  o'eiolk.  "We were just, having a htUe game  of poker," said one of those who was  enjoying the hospitality of thc place,  "when suddenly and without tho least,  warning there was a bill', bang,  crash! and the window right in back  of me vveii't into a thousand pieces.  Poker chips and cards went sailing  all over the room and lhc last, I sa,vv  of the eierk he was making for a  farmhouse two miles away.:-'  As  was  customary  the     doers  to  the place      were locked  and the curtains drawn,  so that tlie  women had  to uso their  weapons  ii ga n an en  trance  Green has since reopened his place  With boards na led over the shattered  windows, 1die door propped up on  crutches and with many other repairs, the place still shows signs of  the women's work.  Tho     following   is   thc  agreement  reached in  Nanaimo:  The aiiiceniciit entered into by the  ( oinpany     and  its employees *.'������  as  follows:   Memorandum   of  agreement  entered  into this   thirtieth   day     of  September,   A.I).,   1905,   between  the  [ Western  l-'uel   Company,   hereinafter  j called  "The Company,".of the   first  jpait;  and  the employees  of the Wes-  ' tern  Fuel Company, represented by a  committee of five, elected at a duly  tcallcd  mass   meet ng,   hereinafter called  "The Abn," of the  second  part.,  That  for and   in  consideration    of  the     several  conditions   hereimafter  mentioned,      and thc mutual ad van:  tages  of  Uie  parties,  it is agreed by  and  between the parties hereto    as  follows:  First���������The rates,  terms and conditions     in effect at  both  No.  1 and  Mor th field  Mines,  during, the  month  of    Alay,   HI05, shall    continue m effect during  thc  term  of  this agrce-  mont except as hereinafter provided.  Second���������The payment of a sum not  exceeding     ono     dollar   ($1.00)  per  month     per employee by all  underground employees of  No.   1  mine, to  cover   the cost  of   transportation  to  and from Protect/on island   -' agu-ed  to,  and the company is  hereby au-  thonzcd  to collect  such -sum ir.onth-  ly. v  lli being understood lhat. immediately  upon  the  restoration of    the  Jiiouis  of  underground  labor  existing  prior  to June  1st,   1005,   thc    company  will assume the entire cost of  ti'atispoitation, and the company agrees   to restore  the old  hours  of labor just as soon as  it   is in  a position  lo do so  legally.  Thud���������The system of dockage inspection as piactised at No. 1 mine  shall be effective at both No. 1 and  Nbrthfield mines, with penalties for  refuse matter, iu lieu of suspension  as  follows:  Up  lo and including "50   lbs, of refuse     per car, double (lock age j over  fifty and including 100  lbs. of refuse  per car,  confiscation  of car.  Over 100 lbs. of refuse per car, dismissal  after   investigation;   provided  that any party dismissed  may have  light of appeal to the Superintendent  of  mines,  whose decision  shall      be  final-  Fourth���������The   Company   agrees   to a  minimum rate of three dollars    per  shift, for     miners in   the lower seam  workings of No.   I  mine.  It is undeistood  thai thc  Superuiten  dent ot Mines' shall be the, judge as  lo   the ability  of  the  party  to  earn  such .minimum.  I'lt'th���������The company agrees to recognize and meet a sub-committee of  three from the committee of five  on matters relating to this agreement, if any new matters changing  lhe 'slalu.s thereof. Any vacancy on  the committee of,five to be filled al  a dt.ly called mass-mceting(of thc underground ��������� employees of the company. The coinm'iil'Cc of live lo. have  the handling of the cluck-weigh-ma-n's  and  gass coiiinvitloe funds.  Sixth.���������The Company agrees not  to discriminate against, any former  employee and to reinstate any former employee,applying for work as  rapidly as the mine conditions and  Hade permit. AU parties applying  for work shall, by their signature,  endorse this agreement.  Seventh.���������The  terms  and  duration  of this agreement shall  he for a period   of  two years,  beginning October  1st.,   .I'lUfj,  and .terminating  September 30 th,   1!)07.  Eighth.���������This agreement to be   effective,   shall  bear   the  signature of  Company.  Reduction in the cost  of tools is  as   follows:  Axes from $1.15 to $1.00.  Scoop shovels from $1.25 to $1.00,  Large rock shovcsl, from $1.50 to  $1.35.  Small     rock shovels from U.50 to  $1.35.  Track hatchets from,$1.50 to $1.25  Four:foot cross-cut saws from $3.15  to $2.50.  Hand saws from   $185  to $1.75.'  Ten-inch files from 25c to 20c.  Pick handles from 25c to 20c.  Mr.     Thos.  Gibson, who has conducted the strike on behalf of     the  United " 'Mljiie Workers,   interviewed  last  night after  the result of      the  ballot had been made known,  stated  that he was  wen  pleased   with    the  agreement     arrived at  between' thc  men and  the company,  anything, that  the  committee had done was  satisfactory to him, if.the men were satisfied,   he  certainly  was,  and  if    at  any future time he should be  called  on again in their  behalf, he would be  found     then     the same .as now���������always fighting for the cause of labor.  He was     pleased at the choice cf  the  men in electing their  committee,   who had  proved themselves  equal to the task assigned them them",  in securing the terms which they had  made.  ''If the mon were dissatisfied,  tomorrow,"   continued  Mr.   -mson,'  "*'I  would be right  with them rw������th  tho      organization  behind     y \ sat,,  which at     all times was a'firm'be- ������  lie������'er of  arbitration and concilliatioa  "I  want to give Mr. King   great  credit,"   continued   Mr.   Gibson,   "for  his diplomacy  in  bringing- about  tho  settlement  and  only  wish  that     he  had come here sooner." c- ~-  Asked if he intended organizing thc  rest of  the Island  immediately,  Mr.  Gibson   replied  that  he   was  awaiting wor<l jn that connection     from  the executive board,  when,  if so  desired,    he   would   go  ahead   at  once  and try 'to "affiliate  the rest of  the  Island  with  the Mine  Workers.  ��������� '."���������I  suppose you are glad  that the  strike  is  over,  so   that you can go  home   to   your  family?"  queried' the  reporter.  "Yes,"      replied   Mr.   Gibson,    "I  am  certainly   pleased  that   the  difficulty is ended, but  it will be quite a -  time yet .before I can leave, as      no  doubt there will still   be-quite a num.  Lei  m need  of support, and I am going  to stay here and look after such  cases  until  all the  men arc at work  again.       It is my  duty  to ' sec   that  none are in want and. I intend' to'do  so  until   every case  is relieved,    .'his  is  typical  of our  organization."  Asked as 'to h,'js opinion  of  the min.  ers  of  Nanaimo,  Mr.  Gibson replied  that  he could   not speak  in  too good ���������  terms  of   them.     In  all of  his dealings with- men in any locality he had  never   come   across   such   an   intelligent     and law-abiding class  of miners  as   there  are  in   Nanaimo.       In  their  four   months'  struggle for their  r.gh(,s  they had shown themselves to  be of the  true metal  and equal     to  every  emergency.  The resolution passed by tlie meeting  was as follows:  Resolved:  That thc action of     the  committee lye endorsed by   this meeting and   that the committee  be authorized   to sign  the agreement.  The resolution was tested  by a secret ballot,  and  resulted as  follows:  For       ..,..,...-..,,...,..,....,.v    236.  Against    , i..���������      93.  After  the result of  the ballot h-ad  been   announced,   the   following   reso-  the   manager and  superintendent     of Uu tion  was carrjed unanimously.  Uie  mines  for thc Company,  and the      Resolved:.���������That the  thanks  of. the  committee  of  five  for   the  men  and    late employees   of  the  Western  Fuel  lr,"-���������������������  ->��������������� extended to Mr.  W. L-.  the     approval and  signature of the  ji resident  of  the Company.  Signed,   scaled   and   delivered      the  day  and   the  year   first  above mentioned.  Por  the company:  T.  R. STOCKETT,  Manager  T.   GRAHAM,  Superintendent  (Witness')     W.  L.  McKcnzie King,  Deputy   Minister  of  Labor.  For  the men:  RICHARD   BOOTH.  J.   R.  McKENZIE.  JOHN "W.  GRAHAM.  GEO.  JOHNSON.  Company are  Mackenzie King, and their committee appointed at a mass meeting held  in the opera house on September 27'  for the speedy and efficient manner  in whicii they have brought about  a settlement, of our. difficulties and oi  our lockout.  After the meeting f&ljourned tho  committee, Mr. King, Mr. Graham,  and Mr. Stockett adjourned to the.  parlors-of the Wilson hotel where the  articles of agreement, were signed,  President Howard sending his approval by telegraph. _, ,  m  n DAILY LKDGER  B*������MMnB  THC DAILY LEOGfR  published   every day except Sunday.  DY       TIIE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.'  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION "PRICE  ���������0 cents, a month,    $5 per  year   in  advance.    Advertising rates on application.  MONDAY,   OCTOBER   2,   1905.  LIVES   SAVED  BY  CLEAN   CLOTHES.  -Press despatches from Detroit say:  Surgeon General S. Suzuki, ,0f the  Japanese navy, today in his address  before the convention of military sur  geons, made what was declared by  Medical Director J. S. Wise of the  United States navy, to be tbe most  valuable contribution oi modem times  to naval surgery.  "Much   of our  success  in   thc treatment of  wounds,"   said  Dr.   Suzuki,  "1 ascribe to tlie fact that before every engagement   I ordered  each member of the crew lo balhc .and put on  perfectly     clean underclothing. In    a  great     many  cases  of shot   wounds  fragments of clothing arc.  carried into the  body,  and our insistence     on  clean   underclothing   prevented   many  cases  of  blood  poisoning  among  our  wounded.  At  "Our     experience  during   thc  war  proved   thai  the conning   Lower  of a  warship   is  a most,  dangerous  situation:  fragments of shells  penetrating  through the slits in  the tower made"  to furnish  thc commanding  officer   a  range    ��������� of vision   do   great   damage.  Realizing this fact,  Admiral  'logo in  all   the  naval engagements,   directed  his fleet from thc compass bridge of  thc  JUikasa   without   receiving,       a  wound. l  "The  vision   of  the   men   who   fire  the guns must necessarily   be  of   tlie  very   best,  if  their   shots   arc       to  coiniL    Before every  engagement  the  surgeons in tbe Japanese fleet examined carefully   tho eyes  of  all        (he  gunners.    Any   of   them   found    with  slight impairment, of   vision       were  trealcd,   and   if   the impairment  was  too     grave    to  yield   lo  immediate  frealineiil,   ihey  were   transferred   lo  another station  and   their   places filled by men vvlionc eyes were perfect..'  We're "overloaded  this Fan with Tailor Made    Suit* and Coats   *?'  BQ-.  and'.we want you to help us unload- To do this   we commence    ""SlY  A GREAT COAT*  ADE IT M  ON   SATURDAY^SEPT. 30TH.  At   crowd   drawing prices, *������  some of which  are here men  tioned.  RATIOS fsloo.PJKR'U/LY  ROOMS  BAR SUPPMKO WITH BBS:  WJNUS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fiahing in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTR'.E, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  , Good tables and good  Rooms   ,  PORTLHND  JOHN GOGO,PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  Ladies'      Black   and   Dark  Grey -'-length   COATS. Also  Fawn      covcif.    cioth   snort  COATS.  Value1 up  to' "i-1 '2.50  Silo ?iM$2-SG  Ladies'      lilack   BEAVER  COATS, twilled  farmer satin-lined.      Ladies' Fawn'and,  Reseda     Heaver  and   covert  cloth   Coals,     and     Fancy  Tweeds   in Navy  and  Grey,  Iin.-d     v "th   twilled , farmer  satin.  NOT   DN'R   WORTH  LESS  THAN      $10.00 and  up     to  ? 15.00.  Sale Price $S-00  LA DIRS'   EXTRA   QUALITY      FALL  AND  WINTER'  CO AT t-l-  in   Dlack  Satin   and  BcaV-  er,  and  Black Satin Lad'es'  Cloth,   Fawn,   Drown,     and  Reseda Covert Cloth,   Fawn  Jji-'ivn-      Cloth   and   Fancy  Twerds.      Some    are   lined  wilh      I'lack,    so mo,      with  Fawn,      and    others      "with  Twilled   Satin.  NOT   ONE   iIN   THIS   LOT  WORTH,     J.FSS      THAN  .13.50 up- to W0.00.  Sale Price $7.50  THREE   DOZEN  LADIES'  TAILOK  MADE   SUITS   in  all  Colors.  Not one     in  this lot less  than $20.00, and  up  to $30.00.  Sale Price j������  $1250 ������  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good bods, and good board. '  Our Bar is newly fitted up and well supplied and is in charge or  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������  STEAMSHIP   SCHEDULE   BETWEEN LADYSMITH,' NANAIMO   ���������   &  .VANCOUVER.  (Effective Sept. 30th)  Sails from  Nanaimo for  Ladysmith Saturdays       5.30 p.m  Sails from Ladysmith  for  Nanaimo Saturdays  :.  fi.00 a.m.  Sails from Nanaimo for Vancouver Saturdays  : 8.00 a.m.  Sails from   Vancouver  for   Nanaimo Saturdays  -2.30 p.m.  Sails from Nanaimo for Ladysmith Saturdays  30 p.m.  FARES   BETWEEN  LADYSMITH   AND VANCOUVER,  one way,  $2.50  Roturn;   $3.75. *���������  FARES   BETWEEN   LADYSMITH .AND  NANAIMO,   one way  50 cents,  Return, 75 cents.  '. GEO. L. COURTNEY.  80 ; Govt.  Street, Victoria B.C.  Dist. Freight &.-Pass..Agt  This  Hotel  has   been  completely   Board and lodging $1.00 par day.  renovated,  HOTEL-   PRETORIA  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with  the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-:':-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars. <  4 Dozen Childrens' Navy Blue and Cloth  Reefer Coats, Regular $2.00, $2.56 and $2.75  Sale Price $15Q  SCARED BY "WITCHES"  Terrified by the supernatural powers she believed her persecutors possessed, a superstitious Cornish woman has been deprived of every penny she had. She had even parted  with her quills and sheets to satisfy  thc "witches." rj  Her ' tormentors were an elderly  woman and her two daughters, who  were tried at Penzance. Their v-ic-  t'i'm, a young woman, told the justices that these three prisoners had1-'  told her that they would "work the  planets" for her. So shc jjaicl them  various small  sums.  Then they threatened her that, if  she did not pay them more her child  '.-would die. They called at her house  with various threats of terrible  things that would happen if she did  not keep them supplied with money,  an<] she gradually parted with all she  bad���������a sum  of nearly  fifty  pounds.  Even this did not. satisfy the fortune tellers, and they so worked upon the superstitious fears of thc ignorant, woman that after all her  money had gone she parted with her  quilts, sheets and table-clothes to  avert.the. evils with which they threatened her.  The mother  and  one  of  the daughters     were each sentenced   to three  months'   imprisonment,   and  the  oth-  ?r idaiijrhticr was iininl ..������2. >  Naoafino,  Limited. 2?  The settlement of  the trouble   at  Nanaimo   will  make  a better   Christmas for our nc g-h'boring_;town, and it,  '.-will be appreciated)by 1he *majn>y pep-  pie living in     Ladysinith who have  had  for'many years  an active interest in the     prosperity of  Nanaimo.  "Now may everyone prosper  amliabor  as  other troubles disappear  for many  years   to  come.  /  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO.   686, F.  -. E.     :-:       :-:        :-:        :-J  Meets in  the Opera HouAe 1st and  3rd  Tuesday  at 7.30  p.m.    Worthy  President   B.  Forcimmer;      Worthy  Secretary,  C. II.  Rumrnings.  It should be bonie In mind that  every cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for fie more serious diseases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption  ill's  emeay  ^mwm m^mwmmm^^  GBO.'YU  Merchant Tailor  Ladysmith  J. 2������. 33^EXTia:'"S  RESTAURANT  I Cor. 5th Avenue-& Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meajs 35c. and Upward  Low Round Trip Rales  ���������VIA-  , Best  accommodation  for  transient  \nd permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been ���������comfortably furnished and the bar is up-lo-  d-le. Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE. Prop.     <������>  Erpl*nji4������ :^-: :���������: :������������������: *>->-" Ladyamftfe  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Ratee $1.25 and$1.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway depots. Kleetric care every fiyt  minutes to all parts of the city. Bar  and table.unexcelled.    ���������  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  *M      W  B. C  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.    "  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-  ��������� Ladysmith.  HARTLEY   GiSBORNE  Member  Can.    Society  of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,] England   "  Member  International  Electrical  Congress    at St. Eouis, 1904  ���������Efecrfricai Engineer���������  ' V. O. BOX 357, i     I  1       '     |!  1  I   LADYSMITH  ii  GALEDOMJW  B. C.  TH6 GITY MHRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  1st Avenue Ladysinith B C.  WM. MUNSIE, President  J. W.   COBURN,  TclephoneJlG.  Man.  Director  The   Ladysmith. "Lumber"Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   PIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITII-Shlngles  a Specialty. '  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lumber  ia    Stock.  Leads Them    AH  IN QUALITY  -:o:  R. P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������: :���������: :-: .���������: :���������-B.C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Clais.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Buildiag.  HOTEL LELAND  (T. J. Well wan, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Cxranville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone,  1���������4.  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  Oniaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50 Chicago 71.50  j  Dates of sale. Sept, ICth. and 17 th  Final return limit 90 days     from  date of sal^.  -For full particulars call.on or ad-  dross  S. G..YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates Ste.,  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B. C-  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  71 Government st  Victoria, B.C.  HENRYS ^NURSfRIES  NEW CROP-'  Home Grown to  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD,    ������nd FLOWER  SEEDS.- "' ' '  :    '  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES,    '  ' GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster Road,   Vancouver.  3  ���������*������fc'������^'������'^.'*-'a*^.'������'^^^  I  t  I  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  '   > SILVER ORES. '  Smelting W-o*^iks..at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  NOTICE  Persons    found   using our   Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  Onc of which fs the famous "North  Coast Limited," "  -   ������������������  Up-to-date Pullman ��������� and -Touiist  sleepers on all trains. Cheap round  trip tickets, good for three months,  to* Eastern and Southern points, on  sale Sept.  1CV and  17.  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     furthsr    parliculars    call or  write the olliee.        Phone Wain 45(3.  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 East  Then be sure your tickets read   vljf  the  LIE'  1  ?'  J  I  ���������r  ������  IV  ^-���������^ff-Tfer-'feK  GLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  Genera! Manager.  W. J. WATSON,  Smelter Manager,  1  eo.  arket  Prop.  $*.  has -won its great popularity by its  prompt cnre3 of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  ^Price 25c, Large Size 50c.  ->   ID   IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That tlie place to BUY YOUR MEAT  is where  the  slaughtering  done locally?    Wc arc  not depending   on    what' the Wholesalers send 113  and     can     GUARANTEE   EVERY-THING to be FRESH AND Cl l-'A  PANNELL   &    PLA  SfFVENS BLOCK,  UATACR1"'  ^i'^E^T  IKET  LADYSALT  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. Gen'l Manage  BANK MONEY ORDERS  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, 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. 6.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  <���������'       HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������j  The only  line now  making   UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from - the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS,   TIIE   LOWEST  RATES,  TIIE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.,  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   igent,  7*20 2nd Ave., Seattle.  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5, and under     3 cents  Over $5 and not exceeding $10......    6 cents  - ������"'    $10        " " $30..."... 10 cents  "    $30        " " $50......  15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C nndn of a Chartered Barth  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking- point;;  in the United States.  ������eoot;ai>t,e at a fixed rate a  TIIE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of reinittin   small sums of uionuy  with safety and at small   lost.  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  OS  THE ESPLANADE.  -"������������������ASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH-  Coifectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  ...Oea ers in  Pianos and  rgans..  H  I  I ADVPMITH BRANCH  Wi A} CORNWALL.  Manager  CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY  ��������� ���������  j Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOH  None bu   Union I,abor    Employed  il J. BOOTH, Prop  Ladysn ith   i,C  Dr. Dier.can lie found  ;.!   anytime  at his .oif'cc on High strn-1. His dental work is gnai'aiileod Y he firstV  class and rates rcasonal.lj st.  ���������> W  DAILY LEDGER  #.'  If  **  I,  EL  $  Ly',  PI    "  If   -  I  t  Union  irewins  NANAIMOUB.5C.  Co  1.  flanufacturers of the  In |Britrsh Columbia  Lager Beer* ai:.! Port*::- Guaranteed  Brewed  from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  (Scene at the Harrison Hot  Springs)���������Waiter, bring me,another  piece of that Pork Pat Pie. From  thc size of thc sample sent iii yoii  must think I am fasting instead of  just recuperating after a hard season  spent in the, wilds of Vancouver Island.  AGRICULTURE IN JAPAN  If:l**~I*k"H>4^H~;r^ *��������� *  m 1 ,  Your Wife's  Birthday  Present  Nothing worthy of the occasion requires    so small an expendi-  "���������     *"*  tute of ineney nor gives the rccipimt .such a great measure of de-  .'fight as a dainty specimen of CLASS OR CHINA.  in      We have so many of these that en-  I umeration oi it is impossible.  "-if  -or    Spend the same amount as a bunch  I e>f flowers  would cost and  you can  obtain something grand.  I And it won't wither in \wenty-four  hours either. '       ��������� .    -   -  A  POST CARD WILL    BRING  ULR     HANDSOME     CATALOGUE ������������������������������������:��������� "JOUR DOOR. ���������  W.".  IK  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 by 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 of  ���������j.7.50 per annum for an individual,  und from $50 to $100 per annuin for  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 "feet. The fee for recording a claim is  $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  tbe claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may,' upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the land at  $1 ah- acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2$ per cent on'  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.      ; i  A free miner may obtain two leases  to dredge- for gold  of  five miles  each for a term of twenty  years, renewable at "the descrction of the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation.within one season from the  date of the lease for .each-five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each .mile  of river teased. Royalty at the rale  of 2i.per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the In  *eri������r.  An    impression   has   gone   abroad  that    thc  Japanese are  remarkably  skilful  agriculturists,   who  cultivate  up to its utmost productivity the arable   land cf  their   najtional  domain  and, not a little of sympathy western  people feel  for  the Japanese   desire  to gain new territories is based upon the prevailing notion  lhat     the  country   cannot   support  its   present  population,  says Thomas F. Milliard  in  Scrivncr's magazine.   It   will probably surprise many   ������eople to, learn  that  there is now only   *oout    one  half thc arable land in Japan in cultivation.   Some time during last year  the  Japanese  government  appointed  a commission    to     inquire into the  state     of agriculture in  the realm,  whicii     is  due lime reported certain  Tacts  bearing   Jic-eji.    Commenting  upon lhc  findings of this commTssion  f-ne     of the leading and  more conservative journals of Japan  had  this   to  say:  "According to the latest statistics  compiled  by the geological investigation bureau of the department      of  agriculture and commerce,   the   present  total  area of  cultivated  fields  in   Japan forms only 13  2-3 per cent  of  her total  area.    Comparing  this  with the ratios of cultivated      land  in  foreign countries  it will  be seen  that the   land cultivated  by countries  in Europe covers from one third  to one half of the total  areas.    . .  ��������� ��������� .     From' the  above  figures     it  will  be seen that Japan  still'has 48  per    cent      of  the  total   land   area  which can be  turned  into eulUVa'ted  truth.    So  little does  the Japanese  government     subscribe lo   this view-  that it has in late years taken steps  to      improve,   agricultural  methods  throughout  the country  by the    establishment of bureaus for investigation  and  sludy and  model  farms for  the demonstration  of and  dissemination of knowledge.    The government  has also endeavored to stimulate ag.  ricullure by a system of loans to the  farmers, to be applied only to specific agricultural purposes.   Many lecturers on the art of agriculture aie  sent out by the government to       instruct the  people  in better  methods  and strong efforts are being made to  introduce     new crops and to extend  the cultivated area.   Thc truth      is  that    Japanese agricultural methods  are,   in      the main,  antiquated    and  wasteful, which is to say; that     lhe  national  trails and conditions  which  hamper   Japanese   industry   in       all  forms apply also to this.   The  value I  of  annual  agricultural  products   per  capital of     total     population is only  about 20 yen ($10),  or less lha.ii the  value, I believe, of the American annual   egg  crop.    Figures   bearing   upon    the   amount of human labor   lp.  plied   to   agricultural  production    in  Japan show that one man cares  for  less than one acre.  In this Space  Look Out For  /  - WEINROBE'S -���������  Special Sale  piers' Drilling Machines,  /e to order and Repaired at short   notice.. Drill Sharpened by  us   .  fjwa'ys- gives satisfaction.  Picks handled, and repaired.  |   Shipsrnithing    in  aJ1     ita  Branhes  l   * ' s  y Horseshoers'and Genera! Blacksmitns.  S-.-       R. LAWSON  puller Street   -   -    -   '-    Ladysmith, b C  NOTICE.    .v-��������� i'  ___ _ .   :,i  From this date' the undersigned  will not be responsible'for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V. I, EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.,  Non Personal Liabili ty.  Victoria, B. C., May 18th, 1905.  land. There is ao present, about 5,-  000,000 cliO (a cho is equal to 2.45  acres) of cultivated land in the country, 'caving some four and a half injl  lion eho to be shill cultivated. Should  efforts be made to turn this arable  land to advantage, the increase of  population   is  little   to   be  feared."  Not only is it true that half the  land in Japan which might be made  productive is now producing nothing,  but even lhat which is in cultivation  does not produce what it should.  The average tourist in Japan, observing the tiny fields and gencraily  ncat aspect of agricultural conditions  jumps al once to the conclusion.that  the    Japanese  "No,"  said the passenger in     tho  seedy  suit,   "business isn't what    il  used     to -be.  I've seen some pretty  bad years, but this is absolutely the  worst ever.'j , U .,  ' "To what do you attribute it?"  asked  the  passenger  with   the   skull  caj).  '-'Ruinous   competition."  ' ''Whatsis     your  line of  business,  may  I ask?"  "I'm   a rainmaker."���������Chicago   Tribune.  bssa  SALVATION    ARMY CHICKENS   MORE ABOUT WOMEN'S SPHERE  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM "RODUbl  Orders  will  be delivered  anywhere  in thc city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'i, on th������  ire expert farmers. |EtpUnadi.  Nothing-1 could   be  further   from    the  Jig. ���������ABUGGB,  r4>-f>4^-t--f^^^-f-ft>>>^t-f-f-f-f^--f-M-4--f-f-f>-f4--f-f-f-M--f^-^> ������������������+���������-���������"������-���������-������  IX  LADYSMITH TRANSFER CO.  x  } "PIANOS,  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  )  !Stables in the rear of thc Ladysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the  U  Abbots ford.  WILLIAMS AND M\>\ZT  i  )<4+4\,4+++4~4'4-4- -M-+ ��������� -f ���������+>*���������+ ��������� -M 4-f+���������+������������������>���������������������������  "��������� + ������������������������������������������������������-��������������� ���������<  J*  8  I  P.  h  Rfc������**������*������**������)K������*'������;K������*������^  E.' ; -' ���������  :���������'   *  ������  -���������'  *  *  :     ���������  LADYSMITH j  *oMo*o*oXo*o+o*m+0*  Any  Kind  of  Job  i\ol only tlie largest, but tbe most  profitable poultry yard iu England  is that conducted by the Salvation  Army, whicii is thc pride of General  Booth   the founder of the army.  It houses more than .'2,000 chickens  and last year' over 18,340 eggs were  pioduced for use. in the Salvation  Army enterprises and for general  sale. In addition, 1.183 birds were  sold and 2.i>'i' chicks  were reared.  One wi'iid scarcely imagine the  Sanation army as chicken, fanciers,  yet of the 101 birds exhibited at  fehous, ninety-three' won prizes, a  record     of which     anyone    might  be  A newspaper syndicate has lately .  published an appeal to "new women"  to look upon wifehood and motherhood as their most desirable vocation  on tho ground lhat women are too  feeble physically and mentally to  achieve a first rate success in any  other line.  Those of us who believe that wifehood and motherhood ought to be'  part of the hfc of every normal wo-  man must regret such articles because  they inevitably have just the contrary effect to what, the writer intended. Nowadays even the most  domestically    inclined girl resents be-.  proud. ��������� Although the poultry farm >s ing told about the inferiority of wc*  intended principally as a means of mou-s brains, while the girl-with as-  giving employment' to v those present- j jiiratioiis after a career is fired with  ing themselves at the rescue missions,'a redoubled determination " to" prove  it  has proven a decidedly self-support   t|1��������� Writcr of the insulting screed mis-  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  . EXPRESS  WORK  A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  PHONE 66  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES FOR HIRE ���������:-:  :-:  See J.  KEMP, or leave orders villi  BLAIR & ADAM  IRST  AVENUE  'PHONE  2-4.  i-V���������: : : ;   W.  SILER,,  IGNERAL EXPEESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY Pf-v^  i^Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  I, R- SIMPSON  Solicitor, Ete.  Bbnjy  U   Loan  st Avenue        -     -      LADYSM)  Done Promptly and  WELL  Af  THE  LEDGER  Office  1st   Avenue  ,-      ���������    AND  Its   Great   Resources  No part of British Columbia today offers so many advantages to the  investor as does VANCOUVER ISLAND.  Its vast and varied natural wealth has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has never  bee������ proraienlly laid  before the public.  C0AL , GOLD  TIMBER SILVER  FISH iR0N  GAME COPPER  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,    will grow almost any product of the  soil:'known  to  man,  WHEAT                                      VEGETABLES APPLES.  0ATS                                                     OF PRUNES  RYE                                                  ALL   KINDS PEARS  A  WONDERFUL SOIL  FOR SMALL      FRUITS    AND BERRIES.  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt   a Mineral   land   policy,   and  tht     1,500,000 acres controlled     by   them will be disposed of on reason-  die terms l0 actual settlers.  Government lands can be secured and     money can be made by  those  who desire a new home in  a country  possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi th, will supply any information obtainable to those who contemplate a visit with a view of investment if  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre of the great coal mining    district;      a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in  each  year.  LADVSMITH  IT IS THE  JUNCTION  OF THE      LINE     FROM    VlCTOTtlA   TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to grow iir importance as the Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  fns; scheme, the sales for last year  'uuoim'ing lo ,\ little more than four  thousand dollars.  The farm exceeds in size any othei  in England devoted to poultry-raising arid has been shown to be such a  success tlml it will soon be further  enlarged. _  WAV 3 OF SWEDES AT HOME.  A correspondent of the Minneapolis  Journal,     writing    from    Stjskholm,  ���������says:,  A barber will shave you for 7 cents  ���������but you have to wash your own  face and comb your own hair.  Everybody trusts you and you are  expected to trust everybody. This  works well  almost invarmhiy  You never have a dispute with a  cabman over the fare. A taxameter  measures the distance you travel and  shows what you owe at any minute-  You get a bill every day at the hotel. This permits you to correct any  mistakes jat once. v   !   *  The hotel  clerk wears a gorgeous  uniform,    is  gratified for  Jinie.  taken- Happily lho distaste for mar-  liage aroused by reading such articles  is only temporary, and when the right  man comes along, the domestic girls  and the literary girls and the artistic girls marry with equal alacrity,  not as a duty but as a-delight.  The  author of \   this tacjiess article  says that among the ten  greatest authors no   woman is to be found; and,  in naming over the ten greatest, mentions Don Quixote along witli_ Homer  Shakespeare,   Eantc and   Moiicre,   under  the   impression, apparently,  that  Don  Cqixotc    was an author instead  of a  book. Tins  equals an enthusiastic  but     illiterate    Protestant    who  welcomed a  proposal to celebrate the  anniversary of    the slaughter     of the  Huguenots    He said, "Let us not only celebrate     the day. but also set up  a statute.     of lTugucnot in the public  square, with     the chief events of his  life inscribed upon the pedestal."  is  called  a porter  and  is  a  25 cent tip    at any  Woman shine your shoes, shave you  cut- your hair and even give you a  bath���������unless you rebel. Men take oil  their     hats.when they meet men ac-  The  Husband���������Why,  my  trunk  full  of your  shirt  waists.  The Wife���������Yes. I found there was  not room in it for them and your  clothes   also.  (piaintances and bow low.'  Every third  nun lias some land of  a uniform on.  roiicemen salute the street car  conductors and are saluted by them.  Everybody is excessively polite to  even-one else.  Public Notice  Attention is called to the    fact that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,   Limited,  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR      have for som������ time  past been producing flour in a  vastly improved and purified form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY . ���������  and having secured control  of   all the basic patents rolating thereto, take this opportunity of advising the   public- that  any una-J-.  orized users of the electrioal   flour purifying processes  will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited  are  the oaly    millers ia Canada whsse     Flour  IS   3 1 'ifi3 1   J/ hi       3b)t   h  D.')))J w$  fm   DAILY   XEDGSR  LOCAL ITEMS  i>������.r.l. <������������������~  2sc  i >������i������7mi  8    S "PY  v4a# A  TY BAKERY  FOUND���������A  sum  of money.       The  owner can  have same by calling at  this  office,      proving it,  and  paying  for  this  notice. '  Harry Kay, who has hedi seriously  til of late is now about, o^.'u'j, fair'v  wcn, but not yet eni-rji; rec'-vered  Schooner Alexander is lying i:i the  stream ready lo i'c towed lo s.a-  Contractor D. Nicholson has lhe  new school building on the Victoria  road wen along, and if tlie weather  is favorable win complete it within a  few days. Mr. Nicholson expected to  take a trip up to thc head of Bush  crock today to see for himself the  . water conditions, but the had weather  lias caused him to postpone the trip.  Few men in Ladysmith take more  genuine, interest in athletic sports  tha.li does YY. A. Morrison, proprietor of tiie. well known store. He is  always ready to help the boys along  in any athletic events and is regarded  as onc of thc Football club's staunches I supprotcrs. Mr. Morrison has  been receiving daily telegraphic reports from Portland during thc late  tournament which thc Ladjsniiih  club has taken first honors for the  Pacific Coast. .      j  THE BEST, AND NOTHS-NG BUT  THE BEST  X RR������:AD ��������� CAKES ��������� COOKIES ��������� and ��������� jPIES X  A GOOD assortment of FRESH CONFECTIONERY  1ST AVE.  A. LUCAS  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  _-    M      f*.     "  S. ROEPDING  aBaBE'^3Ei^MSi,,,,MV3^^   ,������Mataga^"*frw-f^ji^^  Orders Promptly  Executed  -   LADYSMITH  CANS  TOWN SITS  WILL SOON AGAIN  TAKE TO  EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. 1.  LIDIES1  READY-TO-W  DEP  ii  A small .area has been laid off  at  in I own lots which are i.. "W offered j  The  LOW  PRICKS   AN D ON EASY TERMS.  uturc  ol  the  Cowichan- District  and   Vancouver   Island  Tll-i" tt'Ji.1.'?*  Tom Fcrvicc and Walter Jones expect lo take to the -vo.)Is again will  in a; few days, or as sojn as Lin. wm-  ���������thcr becomes more f.i/orabie '11 c\  have consi derate work toiio n thc.  way of assessment. With iii-; i^ok d  for opening up of ihe count i/ 1'i-y  should bo able to malve, adwitaji-1 lis.  'terms with capitalists on s(;..������ cr  their properties which haver-i.c1 a,  good showing so far a? work has  been don?. Serially ihey descne  success.  will  excivd expectations  profitable investment.  and   this is a good chance for a  safe and  SEE PLANS ATSD PRICES  Best tobacco,  fruit and candies at  Carter's, First Avenue.  Just     arrived���������Souvenir      leather  pos-L-cards.  Also  aluminum, post-card  (something' new)  at  Knight's   Bookstore.  $375������������������Cash secures a fine residence, in  thc choicest part of the city. Only  ?2-ll mor-j to pay at the rate of  ?I2 per month. Owner has invost-  el over ' ""GCO in improvements.  Walcr laid   on.   Irinc garden.  Agents, J. STEWART  Ladysinith,  V.  I.  raSs-satOTa-a*-^^  J.Hj WII1TTOME  Duncans,     V.  I.  We have added 325  feet of floor space to  this department. Thaf  means that we are car=  rying three times the  stock of these goods  that we carried before.  Our customers are delighted wilh the change  and if you are looking  for something in the  ready-to-wear line, We  wiii be able to add you  among them.  20o Lsdies'and Misses  Ready-to* wear skirts  from $1.95 to $6.5o  75 Ladies' .Cloth Coats  prices from 2.5 a to  956.  Childrens* Cloth, Bear  Skin, Eiderdown and  rain coats.  ! Walters &  Akenhead  Sinniia siiniiiabus curaniur. or what  will cause will cure, is a lr.n>eop*.!i'j  logan- As damp vveatn--. v.u'. cause  lheiiinalism or 'neuralgia, and as Win.  Fraser and Aid. I5ia.it are both  afflicted -with the trouble, uie/ h.-.w  pjesumably gone oil'on a 'up to  lake the wet weather cure.  The Football Club's win and the  excellent showing made in Portland  by our Basketball team, should gi\c  Ladysnnth's athletic supporters much  pleasure, and incidentally should assure prompt and effective woik in  clearing up proper grounds. It is understood that " tho committee on  sports grounds are awaiting, rn answer from Mr. Dennis, oi>the C. P.  R. Land department, now at Calgary, Mr. Marpole having practically endorsed the application for tho  grant and sent it on to Mr. Dennis  for action.  $1,500���������Cash and $1,500 in 5 ��������� years  at G per cent, buys 20-aci'e. farm  one mile from iDuncan. 12 acres  underi , cultivation. Eight-iroiomed  house and  large frame barn.  $280-Cash    and   $'100  on  mortgage  buys  iwo  lots each  60x1.20 only  a  few  yards   I ������������������ c n   post-office.     Fine  in\ clement.  $100���������Ca"'i and balance of $210 on  lirro Miys afc corner lot in good  locality.  MUNICIPAL BYLAW  A bylaw oi the Corporation of the City 0f Ladysmith to authorize th,  raising /by way of a Loan a sufficient sum of money to construct - ae  Electric Plant   for   the  said Municipality. ' ,    -���������   .  Whereas it is necessary  and oxptdient that , the Corporation  of th  City  of Ladysnr'th should construct a system of Electric Plant Ior IJUi  purpose of furnishing Electric light to  the     said  City   aad  inhabitants  thereof,  AND WHEREAS a petition under Section (69) of the;Municipal  Clauses Act has "been presented to thc Municipal Council signed by the  owners of more than one-tenth in value of the real' property in the  City of Ladysmith as shown by thc last, revised Assessment Roll, requesting the said Council to introduce a By-law with the objects herein  set" forth, , (  AND WHEREAS il will incur*   an     expenditure     of  the sum  of,  $20,000 to construct the said Electric Light system  and  it  is   desired  by  the Council  of the Corporation   to raise such   sum   by  way   of loan-  unoa  the credit  of thc Corporation   of the City of Ladysmith,  AND WI1DRKAS the whole rateable land and improvements , ot  real properly of thc Corporation or the City of Ladysmith, according  to the last revised Assessment-Roll for the year 100-1, was $407,265.00  AND WHEREAS the total amount required to he raised annually hy rate, for paying'the debt which will be created hereunder, and  the interest thereon, nnd for creating an annual sinking fund for thc  payment oft of the said debt and 'i.tcresl within  26 years is  $1,800,  AND WHEREAS   it   will   require an  annual  rate of H   mills    jn  Uhe dollar .for. paying  such   now   debt and interest,  AND WHEREAS this By-law   may  not be altered or repealed except with the consent of the Lieutenant. Governor in Council,  THEREFORE,   the  Municipal   Council     of      the Corporation of  the  City of Ladysinith enacts ns follows  (1.)     It shall he lawful  for the Mayor     of     the  Corporation of  the  City   Clerk   Stewart   returned  from  the Royal City on Saturday   night.  A  pumpkin weighing  75 pounds    is '  stated  t'o have  been grown in   Ladysmith.    is on     exhibition  in "Messrs. '  Blair & Adam's window.. |  Thomas Kiddie, superintendent of  the Britannia Smelter, as it is now  called, came down from Crofton yesterday and spent the day with his  family at the Abbortsford Hotel. Lhe  smelter will not be started or sune  weoks yet, tout other work in connection with thc ��������� big plant is steadily  progressing and ore jKhipments are being made. It is expected that after  the furnaces arc blown in Ihov win  not be shut down for many ntcu-ths  lo come. The Britannia mines m^m  wm furnish great quantities of cie,  and customs ore win be scut in fiom  outside points. Bo ,ir ai.ra::ir,i i its  have been made for kuite extensive  ���������shipments from Texada, West Coast,  and other points. The s.nue may i.e  said for the Tyee Smelter, who>e ������������������������������������t  buyer now in the north li.ii sec i ted  for the Smelter company lar&c consignments whicii win soon hegm to  arrive in Ladysmith.  o        ���������   ���������  WORK AT SCI-TOOLTIOUSE  IS PROGRESSING WELP  The Ladysmibli Hardware Company  have been awarded the heating plant  installation for the City school," their  tender being at a better rate than  their Victoria or Nanaimo competitors. Work is proceeding as rapidly  as poss<hic under the circumstnees,  as the school sessions nccessariiy delay thc work. It is unfortunate that  this work could not have been done  before thc school term began'.  BAROA  We are clearing out a few lines of  goods and can offer the following at  reduced prices.  MENS, RAIN COATS    Rc^er. 33,25 rcw $2.co  ,    BOYS' RAIN COATS, Regular $2.75, now $2.oo  ���������   MENS' OVERCOATS, for $3.5o  MENS' ALL WOOL UNDERWEAR, 1.25 per suit  '   LADIES' HEAVY UNDERVESTS ONLY,.5oc.  A special line of Dress Goods at 35c.  and 50c.  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltl  GAT ACRE ST  IABY&AfflTH  W. G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor/  . . ���������   /        .-   - c  ���������|( i fcl| Avenue) - ���������-  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call earlv and  S    ��������� '  get your choice  * [    Appointments may be made at any  ta**" I time for  dental   work  at Dr.  Dier's  On     account of the absence' of sev- \ on' High street st.  <rai of the aldermen thc weekly scs- % Us(J Portcl..s Antiseptic Healing  son of tjic City Council will not he oil, freely guaranteed", for sale only  held until tomorrow evening.      > ��������� at thc Drug Store.  Hammer  Gi_ins at  20, PR CENT  Discount for  CASH  Saturday Bargains  We have decided to reduce  .our stook of  HAMMER GUNS  So offer  these snaps  for  Saturday.  The Ladysinith Hardware Go., Ltd,  FOR ��������� RENT���������A . nice fiv?-toomcd  house; all neatly papered and painted. -  FOR RENT���������Vice  four-roomed house  Water laid on. $7. per month.,  Fire,   Life   and   Accident  Insurance.  Deeds,  Wills,    Mortgages,   Contracts  and   Agreements  Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveysncuis     v       Notary Public  >   Phone, 3. ���������    ���������  ���������  P.  O. BOX 368  STOVES    AT  .BARGAINS  One No. 8 Cook Stove wdh  Reservoir* $7.50  One N0.8 Ccok Stove $10.50  Heating Stove from $3,50  and upward  G  PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5ili- and Roberts St  Aid.'Nicholson  went down to Victoria on (jusiiicss this morning/  Wet Weather Qo^ds  Now that wet  weather* is upo.i  us you need Rub=  bers as well as a  good Umbrella.  Store Lately Occupied by John  Thompson, complete with counter  and fixtures.  Rent $15 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Have you tried  NABOB TEA?  Best 50c. Ceylon Tea i  n the  ia  I  [orris-oifs, Ladysw-uK,  T r . ,tc   h"r on?  TELEPHONE  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.     .���������'  ^^^^  Mens' Umbrellas, $1.00  $1.50, $1.75. $2.5o.etc,  Ladies' Umbrellas,  $i.5o and $2.00  Childreus' School Um  brellas, 75c.  All sizes in Mens'  Womens'  Childrens'  bers.  and  Rub  ii  'PHONE   2-4  PH������NE  21.  Cr'y'of Ladysmith to borrow upon thc credit of the said Corporation  by way of debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any person or persons  body or bodies corporate, who may be willing *to advance the same as a  lopn, a sum n? money not exceeding, in thc whole the sum of $>2("i,000,  currency, 'and to cause '.-Il such sums so raised or received to be paid into the hands of the Clerk of the said Corporation, for the purpose End  wilh  the object  hereinafter  loii^bd. ~  (2.) It shall hi lawful for the said Mayor to cause any numher of  ���������debenture's to he made, executed ami issued- for such sums as may bo  requiied, not exceeding, however, the sum of $20,COO in currency as may  be required, each of thc said debentures being of the amount of $500.00,  aid all such debentures shall be scaled with the seal of the Corporation  and signed by the Mayor thereof, and   countersigned   by  the   Clerk   of tha  said   Corporation.  (3.) The said dohenlurcs shall hear date thc 1st day of Octoher, .l!>05,  and shall be payable in 20 years from the said date at the office of the  Corporation of the City oi Ladysmith, Province of British Columbia,  and shall have attached" lo them coupons for the payment of interest and  the signatures to the said coupons may be written, stamped, printed or  lithographed.  (4.) The s-aid debentures shall bear interest at thc rate of not exceeding 5 per cent, per annum from tho date thereof # which interest  shall hc payable half-yearly," at the office'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 , dehen fcures as expressed in the debentures  or coupons.        -   \ ���������'...���������'.������������������' ':  (5.) There'shall be raised and levied in each year during the currency of the said debentures'" the sum of, $.1,000 for "the paying of interest  hjid the sum of $800 for the .purpose of creating a sinking fund for the  payment, of the debt due under the said debentures, makdng in all the  sum  of  $1,800.     ���������" ������������������    . ���������; ���������     \       '    "':.Y ������������������ '  (R.) .'.For"the purpose of payment of the said sums in the next pre-.  cpct'.ng paragraph mentioned, there shall be levied in each year a special  rale of-di mills in the dollar on all rateable land or improvements or  rea1 Property in the municipality of the said Corporation of the City  of Ladysmith during the continuance of the said debentures or any of  them.  (7.) It shall be lawful for the said City to redeem all or any of  Uic said debentures, at Par at any time after the expiration of five  years uom the date thereoLupon giving six calendar months' notice,  wl-'ch notice shall be deemed to he sufficient given ' by a publication  thereof four times in the British Columbia Gazette and although th*  holders of the debentures mentioned, in such notice he 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.) This By-law before the final passing thereof shall receive the  assent of the Electors of the City of. Ladysinith in the manner provided  in  the Municipal  Clauses Act. and   amending   Acts thereto.  (!).) This By-law shall take effect on the !"th day of Octoher, A.I").,  1S.85.  Tin's By-law may be cited h r    all      purposes   as    "Thc  Electric  Light By-law.  Read first  time  11th September, l''n.r>..  Read 'second   time 11th  day  <���������! September.,  I���������-*"*-  Read   third   timc   25th   dav   of  Septeinb'er,   BIOS.  .10I1N  W. COBURN,  Mayer.  J. STEWART.  Clerk.  NOTICE.  TAKE   NOTICE   that  th."   above    is   a true   copy   of  the ��������� propr'Sd  liy-Iaw upon  which   the vote of    lho   Mm 'ci.'ality   will   be  tnkm   al    the  City  Hall  on  the 7th  day  of October,  A.P    'l������95,  from  8 a.m.   to A  p  ' JOHN   STEWART,  City Clerk.  J.  Stewart will  he returning officer.  HUMS Of  W������TCH"r, "LOCKS & JEWfLRY  Repaired on the premises,  moderate  charges  B.FORC1MHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X'X   X      Lsdy.ir'itS.,  B. C  We are. making them .oij'th-s Nswsst  Styles..! '  Pattern and LatesV j  ���������<r:^zzz:z^  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK Y :>���������  | '���������  1  Our Prices are Reaaona   ble , i \ (1  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at������������������Ltdytmiih.Hardware.C'cmpany '  LADYSniTH IRON & STOVE WORKS C0���������.LtD.  Dr.  Dier's  office  is  open evenings  and-appointments  can' he'made   for  work at any time through the week.  Only  first-class   dental  work   is turned out and it is done at reasonable  st  prices  BOOTS  AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   ������  jpeciality.  THOflAS   MCEWAiN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Dr. K.B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High: St, Ladysmith |  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  1  PAINTING,  PAPEHMANQINO  ETC.  "Work done properly and at     rigVii  pricas.     Shop  and resideEce  inv reai  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J. "E. SMITH, Prop  mi  %  Merchant Tailorsi  li  diet' ird Gcnit' Cicthes !V?ade  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTW '. -I,  LADYSMITH,   B.  C.  i

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