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Array The  o  Ul-Li'Vc*  './������  6',  'v;'y4t^Slii  Daily Ledger  OCT 10 '������f- -  ������������������/>  ���������^"Cj^n s<'tt"'"'  -���������*v_*������r  V  VOL.2,  MONDAY,  OCTOBER /,  1905  /  C,  Vt  v  H^ORiA, %.  ^ o*^  PRICE FIVE   CENTS  (EXPERIENCES OF  L. F. C IN PORTLAND  THE CANADA NORTHERN  IS LOOKING THIS WAY  Being  Good  Themselves They|Wm, McKenzie, With a  Party of Railway  MenjCompany After This Month May  CHANGES OF RUNS  OF C P. R STEAMERS  | Expected Goodness in Other*  1 Now They do Not  and Capitalists are in Victoria  Today  I  I Visit  to   the   Barbers   Proved  Rather  Costly and Eatables  Were Away up in Price  &    Now Unl lhe members or tho Fool-   though -   they    piajo'l apluoky sa">o.  ball Uluhaie beginning Lo t.et sctlMI   ami.  otit'-vciglied,   man    rot man. all  tflUuwn alter    Uieir   inagnil.ecii-L \ieLory   Thai's how the first round ot the As-  Bi',1  Victoria, Ji. C, Oct. fl���������(Special)��������� cured, hut Uic general belief is that  Mr. Wm.    McKenzie, ��������� of the Canada   the McKenzlo-ftfann railway will not  Korlheni Railway, is in tile city to-'),c j0Ilg    j,,.mailing its arrangements  day will, a party ot tour other' rail-   or ^ ,���������      ���������        ������������������.',,���������������������������������  way men  mid   capitalists.  Mr. McKcnxie says'.it is a pleasure   coast- With-its work so  well      corn-  trip,   but report says  his   mission is   [deled, and in other parts' under way  to begin preparatory work forlsecur-  in the Northwest, it will   mcit be diffi-  ing right of way and concussions  for' cult i.piece  of  work  io   push   rapidly  building  tie Canada  Northern throu-j through to the Pacific,   and lie doing  gh  to the Coast.  hiisinens years- before its rival,  the  No definile   information  can  be  se-  Grand  Trunk can compete.  In this case some concessions  will,  no   doubti,   be-asked,  of  the   British  Columbia government.;  THE QUADRA.  The Quadra is in |>orl and arrangements'-'arc made for putting her on  lhc ways at the Vicloiia Marine  Works. It is cstiinaU'd lhat sonic  ���������f.!0,IK'0 or $12,000 will be expended  iu ri-pairs before the ship is again  ready for work along the Coast.  put  Charmer on City of  Nanaimo's Run  at Portland, comical  little stories d  ji thc experiences c  \kleaking out.    WI  ���������������  1  oi     some or il'oiii ai'u  ho     started   tl.c ban  Jroiiing we     do not know, hut as ibis  leach onelias     towl aittie story of the.  / way Hi '   which   lus   comrade on the  (field  was taken m by thc smait American.      Now      our boys   aie   i.iy  nu  means, behind times,  but ha. nig iucu  so  long amongst   the law-auV.'ing citizens  of   Lady smith,  or  in fait,   I nt-  ���������^ish Columbia     at large;  they, do not  suspect     that every man tlivy rim up  \> against has so:nc""scheine or other to,  putting     it  siangiiy,      ' skin' them.''  We'i,  they     nri'vcd in Portland, and  as is always Uie case wi thievery man  |Vafter     a long journey has been taken  KiA they requited shaving.    A detacluncnt  *?*i of     about six     accoiilingiy enteicil a  ft barber shop.and  took  seats,  desiring  the  attendants to     clear-away   (heir  beards.    One of the six had been sha-  m  sociation Football tournament finish-  (il yesterday aiUrnocn on Multnomah  :u-.d.  lhe attendante? At ' the busiest  part of the game a careful computation of the occupants of the grand-,  aland" rc\ea'ed thirteen young men  ami one --yaiicr" dog. Whether this  cui'i| iHation formed a hoodoo uga'nst  ilic iJ(ii tian..s ' :s not'liiiown. The  La'ijsiiiith'-"- Kam has an excellent  cliuncc of winning the gold medal  provided by tlie" Lewis and Clark  exposition managers, unless Portland  puts forward the     best team ,that the  m ven .when  the barter called his attention   to   thc     fact that his face was  $ fearfully    wrinkled and  asked  peiims-  ''    sion     to   put some   liquid,  which he  produced     iu a  bottle,  on  the uiisus-  1  vaj  tut; (.nun H.-,ti:i;ti,   .uiu    \  iw that 'Ins hair      required  \i and was getting thin,  m  fj pectiiig man's     "chiv."     The mail' in  ������1 the chair   agreed,  and  when irfonned  red shampooing,  and so forth,  '*'. again-    gave  the man  permission to  perform   the so-called  necessary operations.    Jn     thc meantime the cither  Ladysmith     hoys were  being  treated  in,a similar     manner, nnd wishing to  fj! make a good  impression  on  the J'ort-  land   folks,   gave  the barbers permission to smarten them up.    When they  rose   each one   was presented with a  little bill   for sums running from $1.-  50 tQ $2.0(������Y Much as'they-disliked'it  there   was nothing to do but pay the  h.u, as   the. barbers pointed out that  the     most   expensivedecoctions had  ijf been     used on them, but The...Ledger  will  hot print the little compliments  addressed   to the Knights of the Razor.-;.-';     ���������  ���������* ... '  *i.;    After   this something to cat'-.was ��������� in  dl order,   bu't     the boys were not to be  [''Caught     again,  so   before entering, a  B(jj smart looking restaurant they  asccr-  Hjjttaincd by     looking at the signboard  that meals     served were 25 cents. In  they   , went and  picked up     a bill ot  fare,' upon' which was inscribed along  list of     delicacies.     Bearing in mind  Kg that -two-bits- per meal was the price,  v^i* the boys took     their choice and par-  jpj took of various dishes.    To their as-  |j| tonishtnent the waiter at the conciu.  ,i. sion ot their luncheon presented each  ji with a hill        One     was     $1.55, an-  4} other     $2.00,  another    $250,  and so  ,W forth.   "I .   thought meals   were 25c.  "'if, here,*' said onc  to the individual .who  rjca had  taken  their     orders.    That gen-  %;;ticmnn explained.    Thc gentlemen did  i^not   look     on   the  right  side of the  *j"f card.     On   the side other  to the onc  upon which     the list from which they  ordered      their     little       meal      was  T printed,  was  the two  bit lunch.    Thc  '$} proprietor     can   thank      his stars  he  li^-tvus a     sinail man.       These are but  8 two of thc many  methods adojit-cd to  Z swindle, the     I'.ritish CoiumlAiins, and  Wi' living  the  first  d:iy in  Portland pn>v-  )/?cd rather expensive.    However, "once  K^ caught,  twice  shy," and for the rc-  lp maiiuler of the time the boys had the  ���������'������������������< best  spor  (';'��������� best of good times. They describe  >f> the sportsmen of the American city  ji,! as being mesfc hospitable. They'd, threw their clubs open to the visitors  ���������fc;- and neglected nothing that would  Kii pro-mote their comfort and make  fi then  :ng and hard-working, but to������ light  and had defective combination. Is  the match committee of the Portlands to blame for the selection of  players, or has it approached .the  best players in Portland and have  these players refused to come forward? Something, has got lo be don������  right now to prevent the .Ladysmiths  b.a\ ing too much of a "cinch,',' in capturing that gold medal. The rohhcr  Canadian team from Victoria had no  dithculty in capturing the cricket medal from' Portland, and the Canadians  from Ladysmith ought to have the  fight of their lives in carrying off the  football medal.  In the Portland t-jam Dyment "cannot be improved upon for goal, but  the back division is too light. It  cannot succeed in playing Association  Football against strong, well-set opponents. In the next game ihe lightest of tho Portlands ought to be replaced by: C. A. Stewart, Jennings,  Porter, Alec Young, '.'ohnLatta, Ja-  go and 1\ H. Gifford. If these men  arc in town the match committee  ought to ask them to play; and there  ought to be no false, pride about it.  There arc also other footballers, in  town, in" case these players are otherwise engaged. A sailor's eleven,  with shore help, arc more than willing to tackle the l-adysmith team,  and particulars can be had'of Rev.  A. E.-.Hern-ays, chaplain of ;,the Seamen's  Institute.- .    j  The Ladysmiths    did not play their  complete     team,     and    in their  next  game     win  present their two regular  fullbacks..       O'Conncii  and  rergusen  did well,     however.     Adam, Graham  and Sanderson were the visitors stars  Sanderson,    who   weighs   173   pounds,  is one of the     best i roportioned athletes  on the     field.    -'Whiskers," McMillan is     a steady, skillful player.  The Ladysm:th team is a ptrong one,  hut an.'amalgamated. Pn'Ktland   team,  believing  that the.best.way to   deal  with a man "dribbling the ban  i,s either     to la)-*    the man or the baa,  ought, to take caro of them-     In other  words,   do  not   play lawn  tennis,  but  Association-Football,   with    the  checking  feature       as  His known  i������  Canada.  The 'above  aavjunfs  of   the  match  with      Portland would indicate that  the best players  the city could  put  up  were  not  matched  against      the  Ladysmith     team, and  consequently  the  victory   was   an easy  on^.   This,  however,  was not the case with  the  game on the following day, when the  rsritish   Columbians  wore  up  against  the  Oregoniaus.    Thc good people of  1'ortl'ah'd  had shown indifference     in  the   preceding  matches,   but in    this  one   they  turned   out in  crowds,  and  saw   a rattling   good   game.    In   the  A FATAL  ACCIDENT  Mr. W. J. Edmonds, the victim of  the accident detailed below, was the  cousin of Mrs. J. Bland, who last  week went down to Victoria rto attain! the funeral of her father,. John  Crather:  William .James Edmonds, 20 years  of age,   son      of William   Edmonds,  pressman of  the Colonist,   was crushed to death  Saturday  morning,  after  c.ty jossisscs. What was  the  matter^"g caught  in  thc  whirling belting  with  vesicular team'    It was win-   at the   Br itish-American Paint -Works  of W.  J. Pendiay, on Humboldt st.  Edmonds  was superintending    the  mixing  machine, and al 7.30 a.ni'. be  pushed     the belting onto thc pulley  attached to tlie rapidly mov^ig shafting,   lie  was alcne in tiie ro^'m  at,  the time.   A few moments later    the  attention     of  the engineer  was  attracted . by the stoppage of  the   machinery,  and, running into the room,  he saw Edmonds jammed between the  ceiling and the upper pulley, entangled  in the belting,   which  was about  his neck.  The   unfortunate  young   man    had  been caught  iu  thc belting and whirled upward to  thecfeiling with force,  his     body being badly crushed as a  result.    His  legs were broken,     his  left side mangled - and torn,  and other injuries caused.  The engineer called other employees aftcr 'stopping thc machinery, and  the young- man was extricated, still  conscioU'S. 'Doctors- Fraser, Duncan  and Holden were summoned, but  medical skill could ; av/Jl nothing.  Edmonds died ..about two hours afterwards at St. Joseph's hospital,  whither  hc had been removed.  An  iiuquest was held yesterday afternoon ,-' at  whicii  a verdict of  accidental  death  was brought  in by the  jury. ��������� The engineer  gave evidence regarding-  the  circumstances   of the fatality, and Mr.   Pehdray,  proprietor,  testified,   He  said  EdnionHls had always *been considered  a careful    employee.  GAYNOR AND GREEN  GET BACK HOME  The City Will be Placed on  Victoria^ Westminster  Route  the  A   Vancouver despatch   dated  Sat-   i ver on Sunday night at 11.30 o'clock  A despatch from Montreal says: immediately tfWthc Roiiavcnture sta-  Thc last chapiter, so far as Canada is I'011' whc!rc the Pris������������ers atc l'rcak'-  conjerned   in  the  ceicbra^eii" Gaynor  unlay, Oct.   7th, says:  Uifh (he close of the present  month there- will occur a number of  radical alterations in the routes of  ninny of the C.P.R. coasting steam'-  ( ers, the latest information being  that the steamer Charmer may, in  November, be placekl on the run between Victoria and Nanaimo, and  the  steamer   City   of Nanaimo,  now  and Greene case was closed today,  wIimi the two men started for , the  United States. A large crowd tt'as  al the depot to see them off, but  the most notable thing about the departure was the large number of  United States .secret service men who  were around. They were in charge  of \V. J. I'lyiiin, head of the secret  service bureau, of New York.  On behall of the Dominion government, Silas II. Carpenter, chief of  th:; Montreal detective force, who  kidnapped the two men from Quebec,  and Inspector AlcMahon went with  the jiarlyas far-a-s Rouse's Point, N.  fast  in the  station dining room.  "Messrs. Boyd and Waitc, of thc  L'n>ik;d States secret service, icniain-  ed with'the prisoners, while Chief  Fly in i and his men. remained outside  K rep ing an eye on the various roads  leading     in  and out. of the station.  At 8.-'JO the prisoners went to the  train. First came Greene, jiccompan  ird by United States Detective White  irid Inspector MclMahon, and next  Gaynor, accompanied by Unite*! States Detective Boyd and Chief .Carpenter. Around these two smaller  groups, the other secret'service men,  rallied until  thc  train  was  reached.  Thc prisoners went into the smoking compartment  with  Chief Carpon-  for Victoria.  As  the steamer Princess Victoria  is to be pulled oil the  triangular run  between Vancoiuer and Victoria and  Seattle on or about Oct. 15, it is;  probable that the steamer Charmer  [will after that date be operated between Vancouver and Victoria/ till  early in November, and that the  steamer Princess Victoria will be on  the  Victoria-Seattle route  till  early  on that route,  will  be transferred to [ in   November.    By  tliat time    ( the  Y., the "boundary line between Rouses | ter,    .Chief Flynn and "Messrs. l'Soyd  Point (and. La  Cnlle,   Canada.  Thc prisoners had been notified  tliat they probably would be removed this morning, and were ready  when Detective Boyd, of the United  States secret service, called for  them iii the debtor's ward. The United   States officers came  with three  and  White.       When asked if they hud  anything to  say,   Col. Gaynor  replied   that  they were glad   to  go back  at last, and that  they would     have  notl ing.but  the kindest .remembrance  of their treatment in Canada.     Col.  Gay nor's   daughter-iii-law  wns |     on  U>ard the  train   when  the   prisoners  cabs and  the  party  left   the jail     a    arrived, and  bis  son arrived  at    the  little     after  7   o'clock.   They  drove    station just  before  the  train  left.  the run  l^.tnveen  Victoria  ��������� nd     New  Westminster.  Capta.fi J. W. Troup, superintendent of the coasting service of' the  C.I ML, announced this morning that  thc steadier charmer, now on Vancouver-Victoria route, in combination  wilh thc stonier Princess Victori.-i,  would make her last trip, leaving  Victoria on,Sunday afternoon next at^  steamer Princess Beatrice" will   have  been     released from the Vancouver-1  Skagway     service, and she will assume the run between   Victoria and  Seattle,   the  Princess Victoria coming  on   thc Vancouver-Victoria     run  for the  winter, and  the Charmer being     released   to take the Victo-ria-  Nanaimo route and  the'City of Nanaimo   relieving  the steamer   Rithet  one o'clock and sailing from Vancou-   on the Victoria-New Westminster run  NO COUNTY COUR r  JUDGE IN KOOTENAY  Mrs. .Walker, of vFiencli Creek, find  Mrs. D. Wilson, of Bankhcad, sister  ���������cf Airs. Gear, are'-spending a couple  of weeks in Ladysmith, the guests of  Mr. and Mrs.  Gear,  Third  Avenue.  MORE MONEY BROUGHT  FROM NOME.  Steamer     City of  Seattle arrived  from     Alaska points at Port Townr-'  send at 11 ioiclock last night, having  11C.passengers,  most of whom    are  from the inside.  ���������The vessel'.has a heavy consignment  of freight and.,$180,000 in gold dust,  all of which is from the 'inside and  most of it is consigned to the Cana*"-'  dian Bank of Commerce,   u  And now sportsmen living in Victoria are complaining that the pheasants are driving out and'exterminating'the "grouse, and want the game  law so amended that hen pheasants  can be shot for a few weeks each  season.  ENGLISHMAN   SUICIDES  IN LONDON.  Toronto, Oct. 9.���������William Hume,  an Englishman, aged about 45 year?  committed suicide tonight at the bai  of the' Bos well' House, at London,  OnrV., by drinking carbolic acid.  Huhie had been drinking and about:  half an hour before his body was  found in the bathroom of the hotel,  had drunk a glass of--ale at'the h"o  tel bar. : ',     "  -Deceased had been employed as a  porter in the Brown house and had  been discharged. Despondency from  loss of his employment-led to his action tonight. He had lived in th.  country about six years.  ARMED MEN  WILL  RESIST. THE V. V. & E.  Midway, B. C, Oct. 7.���������0):ice more  today the Canadian Pacific built a  fence across the grade s-nd r'ght-of-j  way of lJie,V.V. & E., imi have a  squad . of fifty men camped in thc  property  with   instructions   to  allow  WOMAN HELD ON  "       ' .     ARSON CHARCE  Fernie, B. C. Oct. 7���������The official  inquiry into the fire August 2(*th  no interference. More camp's aie be-'took a sensational turn yesterday.  mg established, and the C. P. R. evi- Harry Evais, the man who refused  llcnljy means business. It is report- lo ropt.at his, story UItrtcc oalll for  ed that the men arc armed ?<��������� will severu| <|llVs. ami who was held on  stop  work at any cmsu. 'a charge t* vagrancy, ut last decided  Fred. YvJinson nnd Jim Welsh, subcontractors, will be ai'rcst'.M if they  make  an  attempt;' io   interfere  with  to speak out. He made a sworn  statement to the police magistrate  Friday   night   supporting   the'��������� stories  i he     forces    The     latter   is ������son  of j iIe  had   told on   the street,  and  be-  Pat Welsh, of  Stewart &  "-vel'-h, Vn0 ]f0ro   the jurors   he repeated   his story  have  the contract-  mr building     tlie  V.  V. <V  li.    Lawyers for  both sides  are  on   thc ground  advising.  Rails     on the Great Northern  |je-  1.^. ���������..���������.. stay in Portland enjoyable. On  [jj'. the football field they behaved in a  iA- thoroughly sportsmanlike manner and  ������������������", "in ai.' the games in wiiicb the Latly-  ,,������., smith men played, dirty play was  f'^;'conspicuous by. its absence. They all  ii played their best and took defeat like  men.  tween   Curlew  and  Ferry   arc      laid  within"   a quarter   of  a mile  of   the  latter place.      Work  will i>..j c inplct-  od today.  L'lPponcri'ts     went  to   work  properly,  (against Maria McDonald.  This fire broke out about I o'clock-  in. the morning,   and  destroyed   $-10,-  000  worth of property.   Mrs. McDonald   had   the building leased.   She had  the  contents  insured for   $1,100. Many witnesses     were, examined during  the      inquiry,   which   lasted  a whole  week.      Some of the boarders     had  bce-ii ������-.)ld   byv*lrs.  McDonald  at the  time  of  thc preceding fire   that     11'  next   would   be  nearer home.     This  was  s tat ml   more   than  nice in      the  l'.-rm  of a prediction, saying  that her  There is at present jn .ooiinty court  in West Kootenay. That institution  ended at midnight last Saturday, and  recognition of the fact was made by  His Honor, Judge Forin, on Monday  inornijig.  The point was raised absolutely  without warn;'iig. It came on the  judge 111 c a bolt out oi" the blue, and  hy an edd coincidence the bolt was  launched by the judge's brother, P.  McL.   Forin.  As      usual,  on  Monday   m'irnings,  says  the. Nelson News,   in reporting  the  incident,   there was  a fair list of  applications to be argued  in chamber  and several members of the local bar  were present.   When the first motion  on   the list  was called,  an  ex-par tc  -application. P.. McL. .Forin,  in whose  name  it stood,  rose to. address  the  court-.   He explained .that as the ap  plication he   wished  to  make was  c  some importance and .he did not wis"  to have it set aside on appeal.'    He  must  first  ask a ruling   on  a preliminary   objection  he   felt   forced       to  raise.  To, the. great surprise of every mem  her of the small  audience,  Mr. Forin  dividing  the county of .Kootenay  for  judicial   purposes  into  the  two    new  counties   of   East. and  West   Kootenay, and  coming into effect  on October 1st, the county court of      the  county  of Kootenay was  abolished.  This  being so,   His  Honcir,      Judge  F-c-r/n,   who   holds  commission      as  ckunty judge of the county of Kootenay, has no jurisdiction  in "either  of  the new  counties.  His Honor     gravely read over tlie  terms   of  the.ckder-in-courici 1, '��������� deliberated  a few  minutes,  and   then  sustained   tlie  objection.    Tlie   proceedings  came to  a sudden' termination.  There was' no  object in  making  applications     for  orders  from   a judge  who    'ruled that he had no jurisdiction!.   As  Judge Forin's commission  as judge   of the  supreme court       is  worded in the definition of the geographical  limits  of his  jurisdiction,  in precisely the .same way as his com-  misslPn   as county Court judge, there  arises      a,presumption      that orders  made      in regard   to  supreme   court  matters      are  invalid,  and  that his  su-  then submitted that by the order-K'.r-   jurisdiction as a judge <i the  council  of. the provincial  government   preme court is also abolished.  A FIGHT  WITH BANDITS  whicii in effect  wa������  as   follows:  "In July Mrs. McDonald had a ! daughter foretold (ires that Imve nc-  talk with him about burning her r.um| ,,, Keru,:e in a dream. The  boarding housv. Shc was in debt, I iu-an|cr.s also swnre that she was  and her creditors were insisting on |,|.,, |-llst, uPi 0���������t she said afterward  payment. She wanted to get away j i,ilat she .was the last. Sonne oflu-r  with   her  insurance,   money.    She  of- I rurnit-n-re   had   been   removed   to      a  the Ladysmith boys being encouraged by a few words from their captain,  had  made up   Uieir minds  not  to disappoint the folks at home, and  determined   to spare no  efforts       to  by hard play, got the first goal. Still  Oregon Inn team was the, very best  material that could \he found in Sport  laiid, men who know how to play  the gimme  thoroughly and  who Were  prevent      the     Ladysmiths bringing    tlie Oregoniaus      played with spirit,  back  the -coveted cup. ! but  it was  of no avail,  the  lml 1 was  A  spectator describes  the first half  again  put between the posts-by    the  of   the  game  as being  oven   play and   visitors-.   The  rest .was coiii.parative-  gooil   f jobball.    There  was no  score ' 1)" easy.      The home team  was  ihs-  Thc   following account   of the game' at the cud  of the first  half,  and  as    coiiraged at not being able  to regis  tered him $50 to assist her   to do the  job,  and   if successful  she   would  send  him   $50   more  afterward.   Shc     explained  her plan   for  setting  the fire.  Some  plaster  was  off   t-lie  wall      bo-  shack,  and   some  bad  been  sold   previous  to the. /ire.  Mrs. McDonald, shortly after the  lire, had gone to Washington Slate,  and   thc city  authorities  were  worry-  hind the kitchen  range.   Her  idea was , in& hpw  thev  worc  n-,,;,^  to ���������.e(, h(T  to iiour coaloil down behind > he pi as- j 1)a**t.k>      -whcn   to   thcil.   suri���������.isc  she  ter      and  start  it going.    Shc said   | came back  to look up her  insurance  ter, and seemed to give up hope, and  Ladysinith  brought  the score  up  to  four.   With the exception of the tail-  end  of   the game,  the play   was  evr.ii  '^Yvith Portland  is copied from a Port-   this   would   ind'ente,   Ladysmith  did  I?'land paper ns it win  doubtless prove not-have much the best of it.   They  '������ of. jn teres t     to  those     interested   in   had      no easy  game this  time,   and  "v  football. both   teams knew  it,  and  when play ,  I     Six to one     MVfavor o" Ladysmith. was  resumed each side  knew      that    ami  interesting, and   the  visitors had  $ B   0.    The Portlands were outplayed good,  hard play was the thing.'The to work hard for what they got.        j  I  f> '  nothing     more for;a couple of days,  when      she said she  would  let it go  for awhile, as she/had  agotlrf month  ahead  of  her."  After asking  a few  questions, Sher-  wc.o:l     Hcrchmcr, counsel  for     ih  city,  announced   that-  the case     was  closed.        An   hour  later   the       jury  brought   in  a verdict   that   the     fire  was     of incendiary  origin, and  that  the evidence was sufficient to authorize     the  authorities  to   take action  money.   She was placed  under arrest  today,   and   tomorroAv she  will stand  her  preliminary  trial  on   a charge of  arson,   with   L.   P.   l->'<.stein   defending, ,[and -W.  R.  R-oss prosecuting. Tho  inquiry into the   t-wpi fires  which occurred on   September 2(1  was concluded  last  night.    One was  found   to be  due to a defective flui, nnd   the other  was beFcived  to  be of incendiary origin.    In  the la 1'ter case  the  buildinii  was  found to be over-insured.  Wild Rose, Wis., Oct. 9���������One bandit wa*^ killed, two more probably  mortally wounded, and one other  was apprehended tonight in a desperate fight with a posse of fifty armed  vili/ens of this village, aroused by  the burglary of the postoffice, and at-  lemptt'd looting (.f ihe ban'i early  this morn Jig. The bandits were  caught in a forest eight miles from  the village and fought with guns for  an hour and a half. The fourth man  did not surrender until his eouiipan-  ions   were  shot   down.  EMPP ESS LINE  MAKE CHANGES  A Seattle despatch says: It is  expected at Ottawa that the deter-  mina'tioii of Australia to contimi������  adding internal rates to the value of  goods for duty purposes will result  in a discontinuance of thc Canada-  Australia lino. The regulator will  compel Eastern Canadian and American manufacturers to ship via New  York.  It is expected the loss of business  will compel thc steamship compai'ty  to give the necessary three months'  notice to quit. It is possible the  service will be continued to New  Zealand instead of Australia.  Thc   Canadian government  has been  approached  by  a steamship company  unproveincnts, testified   in Chicago in ' for the  purpose, and thc  prime  min-  the suit of the jrovernment tin. rccov-   ister  of New  Zealand has   intimated  roperty in-his  possession amount   his  willingness to consider  the mat-  Al'Ol*T   HALF   A   MILLION  IN'  HIS  POSSESSION'.  Obciiin M. Carter, former captain  iu tbe army, who has served a term  in prison for embezzlement in connection  with   Savannah,  Ga., harbor  er propr  ing  to $500,000.  ter.  WORK ON ROAD WILL  BEGIN TO-MORROW  Marshall   Bray.   Government  Agent, bab'y  tomorrow, op the road up from  the wharf. "Mr. Bray suggests that  the Member from this district, Mr.  Wi'iianis, couul very properly look af-  ?er the gazetting of the wharf road  with Ins gang     win be at work, pro-[and making the same a legal highway.  was  in  the  city  on Saturday arranging about,     repairing tbe wiiarf road  Mr.   Bray  states that a road foreman riiIi'f':'*^Tii������~i'-  iUlLY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGfR  Published   every day except Sunday.  BY       THE       DAILY       LEDGER1  '���������:.''   COMPANY.  ���������OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  10 cents   a month;    $5 per  year   in  advance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  "MONDAY,-''OCTOBER  8, 1005  .SUURY*.;.BUT SO IT IS  It now looks as if the pit. lamps-  and coal oil ia'nterns would furnish  us with street Hgilits for another  year at any rate. There is some ta'k  about pnvatcYoinpanies^ccurir.g a  charter and , putting in a plant. No  doubt, should a properly construdtou  company make application for a charter their application, since the- voters  have refused . to install a municipal  plant, would be listened to and considered, but the unfortunate fact. that,  there is no ��������� money in tlie treasury  with winch to ray for sjreet lighting  and Uic Council would find it very  difficult to find such lig-hting fund, livery much against any private company putt.ng in a plant at this time.  There are plans galore talked, and at  least a dozen schemes are suggested  fot installing a plant,, but the public  gcneiaiiy win not take any of them  seriously at this time. What the  Council may decide to do at some future time remains to be seen, there  is not much to encourage them ia  going ahead with further plans. It is  evident lhat until a change comes over the mnids of our voters ,it is idle  to talk a civic light plant; .We have  had o������r chance, ami ,thc 'majority  who took interest enough in the matter to vote at; an, voted against the.  proposilic-n. It :is hardly to be expected that the present Council win  make very '-'.'strenuous, efforts'in that  direction. .  Tlie Ledger .regrets that not a majority but voters as a whole could  not gave seen their 'way clear to vote  for a lighting plant, but thc voters.  or ie?s than 25 per cent, of them,  voted against. and of the remaining  75 per cent, only fi:l cared to take  the trciibic to vole- Under such ,circumstances the light of olden days  Will continue to guide us on our way  until a change comes over the minds  of the people.   '������������������-��������������������������������� -���������"  THE LOVE OF SNAKES  FOR' CHILDREN.  I have  found that children  in   the  bush show very little fear  of snakes.  The bigger the. snake, the greater the  joy of getting near "it ��������� and the strong  cr  the desire to play with  it.       The  snake's  bright eyes  and sinuous-motion   probably   charm.    And   snakes,  even     the mast -.." vicious.-..respect.- the  confidence,  says   Chambers'   Journal.  I   have known  numbers  of cases     in  which they return it with what must  be called    affection.       A snake lhat  will     wriegle  away  from   an adult,  will     placidly  survey a child      and  wail   for encouragement  to   approach.  Here     is an instance to my hand.  Wc all 1-new there was  a snake-    in  the  house.    Glimpses   of-it had been  caught  on   three  separate   occasions,  but it was too swift in getting under  cover.   Bush houses in  Australia arc  roughly  put together,  and  odds  and  ends of     various     sorts arc nttc-ral  about with occasional  heavy articles  against the walls.   To move the hca-  (Continued on     Page Three)  -rof .-.'.-tr  ESTiON  to undersell-  ���������"V  ���������'Its'-where we buy, how we buy and beiag able to buy where no  other house on the Pacific Coast is admitted. You'll see our  reason for explaining this to  you'when you ooinpare our prices in  R.  CW.icr,  who was hurt by falling  from   thc  short-line  bridge  over  Second, creek <>n  Saturday,  sustained  no  seriou:? 'injuries,   and  is staled  to  be getting on nicely this morning. '  are manufactured for  men,-who require boots  for service and rough- If  and -  turn ble   boys ||  whose parents find it ~~  almost impossible to"  keep their feet covered  They are all No. I leather,   honestly   made  and will give Infinite  pf satisfaction.  ���������If   Thousands who have ||  '"" worn them   say that m  they are almost iron- f  cIaci" '    L  Ask j our dealer   to g  show them to you-  If   he    should Dot  them send his name t0  '111?     I l\      LTD  MA^UFACTUSERS OF  LEGE IE BOOTS  VANCOUVER, B.  C  cTVIENS XJITO^WEAR,  You'll save in many cases just 20  cents on the dollar you  spend-our 2r  dollar underwear you pay one and 3g  a   quarter for  anywhere  on  the  coast  KA.TKS $2.co PUR DAY  KOOMS  BAR SUPPLIED WITH BKS  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGAR*  RD HOTEL  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunlins and fishing in near vicinity.  ABBOTS  A. J. McMURTRJE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH, B. C  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  SHOE V^UJES, we show shoe  values that should Make you a  permanent customer of ours; our  Woman's shoe will prove out state-  ment at $2,00   laBies READY^I^vVE^  PORTLAND HOTEL  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  -Rates .  The bar is extra   well  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  Good roams,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fittclup and well supplied and is in charge of  JOS. PELLlGRlNELLi  Esquimalt & Nanaimo itaitay  ���������+���������*���������> ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������>  STEAMSHIP   SCHEDULE"'BETWEEN  LADYSMITH,   NANATMO       &  VANCOUVER.  ' (Effective Sept.  30th)  S. S. JOAN. ������  Sails frem  Naiaimo for  Ladysmith  Saturdays     5.30 p.m.  Sails  from  Ladysmith for Nanaimo Saturdays   C.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   Na������aimo for  Ladysmiih Saturday      '������������������ 5-30 p   m.  FARES   BETWEEN  LADYSMITH   AND VANCOUVER, one way,  $2.50  Return,   $3.75.  FAKES   BETWJ5EN   LADYSMITH   AND  NANAilMO,   one way  50 cents,  ~~"~ .       - i       ; Return,  75 cents.  "      . GEO. L. COURTNEY.  80 Govt.  Street,  Victoria B.C. Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  DEPT  Never befbrd in the history of  Nanaimo has there been such an  exclusive and .'-magnificent showing of Ladies Imported Goats-Separate Skirts and Raincoats for La^  dies Misses and Childreh='������e Prices  arethernost reasonable ever* quoted  the styles the neatest   the  natiest-  ^5   Our young   ladies'   skirts are  3g marvel  Our DRESS "MAKING PARLORS arc now open under'the Super,  vision of Miss Pcrr'ii, laleof Toronto. Our work s guaranteed.  ��������� Meliorate prices. ......  This Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  f  renovated.  Bar  Supplied with the Best  Liquors and Cigars.  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Wines, ?.st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  RESTAURANT  \ Cor, 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  jNanafsiio,  Limited  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  aMy furnished and the bar is up-to-  d-tc Rates JJ.OO a day and. up-  w vrds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Srplaaade :*-: :���������: :���������: >-: Ladysmlti  Ladysmith  YU  Merchant Tailor  B   C  THEJONES HOTEL  '-. One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATAURE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  "GALEBOMA!  \V  ARTLEY    GISBORNE  Member   Can.    Societ}r   of   Civil   Engineers    '    ���������  Member Institution of  Electrical Engineers,5; England  Member  International  Electrical  Congress    at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  '���������].*.  O. BOX 357, ���������' LABYSMITH, B. C.  : - ������������������ tit, r;   ������������������������������������ "  TH6 CITY MKRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  WM. MUNSIE, President ���������. J. W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephone'-IG.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   F1DDICK   A\'D   LADY SMITH-Shlngles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufac.i'nrr.rE'     of���������  Rou^h and Dr >sed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mou  iings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing     Lwnber  la    Stock.  DID    IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That the place to BUY YOUR Mr!OAT   is  where the  slaughtering  done locally?   We are  not depending   on    what the Wholesalers send u.������  and     can     GUARANTEE   EVERY-THING to be FRESH AND CLE A'  ELL   &    PLASKET1  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  R.P. RITHET,  & Co.,  Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA,  :���������: :���������: :-: .���������: :���������B.C.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates? $1.25 acd!|1.50���������  Free bus.to all steamboat landing! ant1  railway depots.    Electric care every, fiv.-.  minutes to all parts of   the city.^Ba  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and      Strictly First Clais.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Buildia^.  HOTEL IfUID  (T. J.  Wcllman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone, l-r4.  Low Round Trip Rates  -VIA-  St. Paul, Diiluth, Sioux City,  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50 Chicago 71.50  Dates of lale. Sept, l������tli. and 17th  Final return liinit 90 days     from  date of sale.  For full particulars call on or address  S. G. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN'  G.W.P.A., Vi Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates S*3.,  Cor.  Government  Victoria,, B. C-  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  HENRY'S NURSERIES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown to  Imported  GARDEN, FIELD  and FLOWER  SEEDS.    ' ��������� ' ��������� :: i 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 after this notice,  will be prosecute*.  HUMMING BROS.  Ploieer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith, B.C.  s*^.*^*^..*^.*^.'*^.'*^.'"*^.'"*^.'*"^^^  THE TYEE COPPER CO, Ltd.      f  i  i  9  I  9  9  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  s  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General.Manager.  W. J. WATSON,  Smelter Manager.  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 tr individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B   V.  One of which is the famous "North  Coast Limited,"  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on aU trains. Dining Car  service  Unsurpassed.  CHEAP  ROUND TRIP  RATE     TO  LOS  ANGELKft,  CAL., OCT.  c-        20 21.  Excursion rates, now n effect  to Portland Fair.   Round  trip  rate   $9.65.   Only direct line  to Yellowstone Park.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Cabin accommodation reserved by 'wire.  reserved by wire.   ,  For     furthsr    particulars    call or  write the office.        Phone Mai������v 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 East  Then be sure your tickets read  the  via  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAKIORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������. Best in the City :���������:���������1  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 ask your  local agent or write,  F. XV. PARKER  G en era 1   A gent,  3*20 2nd Ave., Seattle.  STFVENS BLOCK,  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 Maria***  ' 1  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under     3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10        " " $30   JOxents  "    $30        " " $50   15 cent������ '  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C  nada of a Chartered Baafe  (Yukon excepted), and at tlie principal banking- points   il the United Statoa.  KSCiOTIAIiLK AT A  FIXED BATE A  TIIE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC' , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remit tin   small sums of vaou^  with safety and at small   -ost.  \ ADYSIVUTH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  ">ASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any. time.  Employment Agency  .Dea ers In  -'.o. -  IAJJVPVATH BRANCH  W4 A. CORNWALL.. Mamager.  Vlannfacturers of the Famous  CUBAN-BLOSSOn  None bu   Union Labor   Employed  Tl J. BOOTH, Prop  Pianos and  Organs..  Ladysn,if.,. sj.C  Dr.  Dier emi be found r  at his office on High striv  tal work is guaranteed !;  class and rates reasonable  any time  His flen-  !>e  first'  at.  H1LBERT It:  DAILY tEDGER  ^������!^H������-4rH,M'>-''> ��������� ���������!������ ��������� ������I������*H"H- > M****^*^H>������H-H"H"?^  i  Uni  NANAIMO    B. C.  nanulfacturers of the  In JBritish Columbia  :o;^ci' viua ran teed  Brewed  u  m Lager  Beer  and I  L({ from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  m  f  i  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, F.  0. E.     :���������:        :���������:        :-:        :���������j  Meets in the Opera Hou&e 1st and  3rd  Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President- B. Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C-. H. Rummings.  NOVELTIE5  WEATHERED OAk  (Things that have sprung into popu-  |larity with  a  bound, beeause  they  are strong, they are  artistic and they  fere not expensive,  \ f ''*>'*''**'*''""'���������j*)���������������������������*WMt���������iimi���������   miiMtii n.i.������,T^������.t���������k \.-jMi*wi**,*tf.nimm���������icaa  '^Hexa&on MoorishTabourettes, 21 ii. hip,  El  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  of ten cents per ton of 2,000  SNAKES'   LOVE FOR CIIILD'REN]the chilli asleep,  aiid  the snake    ae  rate  be collected on  the  $2.75 each  ^Jardiniere Stands, a very ivida cho'oo of das igns in Flemish fin -  ish, - ^$(.50 to $3.50 each  Plate  Backs. Two shelves Willi   p-fafe groves, brass cup hooks  . under, 18x38,  Stein Racks, Gate Pattar.i, v/itli pegs for steins,  $2.50 each  $3,75 each  $4.50 each  $3.50 and $5.50  $2.75 each  $3.00 each  SgBook Shelves, 3 shelves.  .. four shelves. 24x36,  IShelf Brackets, 24x7 in.,  lunibrella Stands, 2 styles,  liners' Drilling Machines,  ijle to order and Repaired at short   notice.   Drill" Sharpened  by .u������   ���������  tys. gives satisfaction.  PicKs handled and'repaired.  I^tiipsmittiing   in al<     its ^ranties  Hbrseshoers"and Genera! Blacksmitfts.  RLAWSON  fuller Street   -    -    -    -    Ladysmith, bC  pounds    shall  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $?."SO per annum for ,an individual,  aiitl from $50 to 'J'100 per a"nl'm 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  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  ,$500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an 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.  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 Intsrior.  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 leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2h per cent collected on the out  put after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister  of the In  "erior.  NOTICE.  -,bttl&.  (Continued    from Page Two)  vy thing's is somewhat dangerous unless the. light is good and an experienced bushman he of the party. The  usual plan is to waleh a ul wait. The  sides of the cottage were built of  round timber, and there was a likelihood en each occasion that this  particular snake had wriggled throii  gh and out.  M-Jinie,  a child of three, was more  \ivacious   Ihayii   usual   next   morning.  She sat  on an opossum rug  oa    the  floor of the room adjoining; the break,  fast room,   where most of the family  weie collected.    Her   chattering   ex-  citcid   comment.   "Stay,"   whispered  her   father,   "something  strikes  me.  She's talking to something, and I bet  it's flie snake."  With  his liding whip in  his hand,  he stepped softly  to  the open  doc r  an 1     peeped in.   The snake had  its  ncad  in  Minnie's lap  and   was being  fed   with     ii I Lie snips     oil a square  lump of sugar.  It was  a black snake of a dangerous sj/e,  and  the father was  doubtful  how to act.    If alarmed  it mi^lit  viciously   attack   1 hc   child.    He  sm-  vejed   tlie possible means of  wi;u,  and     whispered   to  his wife  to   call  Minnie.   The  child  moved  at   the call  and  the snake  drew  back  and   are'.'-  a sudden     dive      toward  a chest  of  drawers   at  the opposite  wall.   That  was what  was  wanted, and the riding whip did  thc rest.  A friend of mine tells of an incident of a similar kind. At Koon-  drook, a little settlement in Victoria, a woman heard her child, 18  months old, laughing as if she were  having , great fun. The child iwa-s  supposed to be asleep in bed. Tho  mother went to the room and found  thc child scrambling over the bed af-  lei' something she could nnt  see.  That happened several times. Once " head of a snake, similar in color to  however, the mother wrnt in sud- * (i,e withered; grass.' A hole rannn-  (iciny .md heard something dioji otf der the rock, and the snake's head  Uie- bed. Looking<-.hurriedly under alone protruded. The pupils of the  the bed she distinctly saw a large child's eyes; were* dilated, but iiclh-Ji  snake that turned upon her with evi- er respects it was half asleep. Ynis ip  dent intentions of fight. When the j would help the claims if those who 11  husband came home he pulled up the endow snakes with power to fascin-  boards of thc floor, but there was ate- birds. .But there "-is- nothing to  no sign of the stinkc. Next day, indicate that the snake in question  however, snake     and child  were found   meant injury to the child.  paroiitly  so-      That  night  the  husband ���������'tried, apian.   He  placed  a candle on the floor alongside  the child,  and asked his wife to play a slow air  oh the harmonium.   Movements     of  the     snake could  be heard, but  the  rustle was all he Vouchsafed..  Next-, night-the child was similarly  posted,,-.,.and. the mother tried   the effect ,of working her sawing .machine.  The/sorad , was  too tempting.      The  snake. wriggjed  to  the .child with al  acrity, and was  promptly despatched  hy ���������the father.     It was   a tiger snake  nearly five feet in length, and .when  killed was fondled by the child'as an  old  pet. i       ���������'"'.'"''  We never hear  in  the bush'of     a  snake biting a young child.   On   the  other hand, numbers of cases are recounted in  which   mothers have laid  infants on tlie bed in dark 'rixuns and  discovered     a second later that1 7   a  snake was, underneath  tlie child. The  snatching ^poi tiiechild .released the  snake,     and  invariably   the   trouble  ended", there.,  A     governess in charge, of a.cliibi.  was  fond of sitting among   the rocks  at. the     ������6asliore.    She  read   a good ;  deal,; and was' .eon ten tod  so long    as  the child, played about  without making  noise. ������At last,  perhaps she had  finished her book,   it struck her     as  strange tliat  at  that particular place  among the.rocks the child was     always     prete.i'naturally   quiet.       She  rose slowly  and  glided   toYi projecting   boulder,.- behind  which she   knew  the     child  had: crawled.    The  child  was  motionless  on -hands and   knees,  and was staring at some small object  beside a tuft   of withered   gr.nss.  The 'governess watched  intently for  several seconds.    Gradually -lie .niadc  out     two   beadlike eyes,   '.ike   little  points of fire; 1 and with further in'spec  tion-   was  able  to define'the small  BEAT BARGAINS  YOU LOOK FOR   VALUE. MOST PEOPLE DO-  YOliGtT ITIN WEINROBE'S  Beautiful Silk Waists  The newest and leading sty ie* this season.  Regular,  $3.75,  Now $2.95  1 French Flannel and FLannelette Waists  the latest styles,  size from     32 to 42  Prices from 95c to $4,50  China Silk  in an shades  20c, yard  Taffeta Silk,  2-7    inches.���������wide, all shades,  ������oid for C0c,  Now 35c. )i.  I Blankets, Spreads, Comforters,  ������*    fJ^.Y     '"   <:     "'       Never prices SO LOW  1 Ladies' k Childrens' Coats  ail shades  and styles.  Spec :"ai reduction Friday and Saturday.  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 & DEVEL  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non P2i3onal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  .������M  Mens'Pants  Two   hundred and fifty pair, worth up to $2.75  a'pair  Now $1.15 pair   WBi^MI II^^MIW  ������������������������������������������������������������������������MW'^Tni ~~*~���������^���������^^���������=^������-_sJ^n.;������������ ������������������ HI ia������������i���������  BOOTS  AND SHOES  FOR MEN,  WOMEN AND CHILDREN  At,:   LOW PRICES.  B, 5. Weinrobe,  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMITH, B.  C.  fiKsa  M  L\ D/SMITH TRANSFER CO.  ������  Wi  PIANOS,  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURF MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.   .  f Stables in the rear of the Lad ysniith hotel.  *J Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  l  4*'%.  WILLIAMS AND  H\W\WT  c  *  *  9  *  ������  ������  I  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  HONE 66  LADYSMITH .  Express Work  V  LIGHT TEAMING     .   ; /  Wood and Bark for Sale  iiGIES  FOR HIRE  :���������:  :���������:  See J. KEMP, or leave orders villi  -BLAIR &  ADAM  .'1ST  AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W.  SILER  tie, %mnm  PERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  'If WORK PROMPTLY  DOv":.  U <>*  [���������Uave orders at the Abbetsford.  Solicitor,  Ete.  st Avenue -     LADYSM1  of  Job  No part of British Columbia tod ay offers so many advantages to the  *  investor as;does VANCOUVER ISLAND.  Its vast and varied natural weal th has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has never  beeji  promicntly laid  before the public.  COAL GOLD       , I  TIMBER SILVER  -.FISH IRON  GAME COPPER  Despatches from Ottawa contain  the inforniatioiii that the rcpoi led ���������'!>-  Poiiitnient of Hon. G. W. Ross, former premier of Ontario, as lieutenant-governor of Britis'li Columbia has  been oflicially denied. A British Col-  uiiibis, uiic, \*. ^ stated, will receive  the appointment.  ?B������J  ��������� ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY  ��������� Notice in "In ventive Age" -  > Book "How to obtain Patents"  DESIGNS        4  TRADE-MARKS    i  AND COPYRIGHTS ..'  OBTAINED       i  FREE  Charges moderate. No fee till patent is secured. 1  Letters strictly confidential.   Address,       1  ^E. G.SIGGERS. Patent Lawyer. Washington, D. C. j  .!     : a:'.  Kootenay  Steel  Range  Done Promptly and  WELL  Af  THE  LEDGER  i  Office  1st   Avenue  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,    will grow almost any product of the  soil  known  to man, -  WHEAT VEGETABLES APPLES.  OATS ��������� OF '     PRUNES  RYE , ALL   KINDS PEARS  A  WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL      FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt  a liberal  land   policy,   and  thb     1,500,000 acies controlled     by    them will be disposed ot on reason-  6Ie  terms  to actual settlers.  Government lands can  1������ secured   and      money can hc niude hy those  who desire  a new home in  a country   possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will supply any information obtainable to those who contemplate a visit with a view of investment if  conditions are found as advised.  Is Uie centre of the great coal mining district; a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come  in  each year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS  THE  JUNCTION OF THE      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to grow ie   '.niportance as   the Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  Burns CoaS, Coke  or Wood  Two sets of grates are  supplied with every  Kootenay Range���������one for cool and the other for coke or wood���������  and the. flues are wide and deep, with no square corners, so that  the ashes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot clogf up the  smoke and draft passages.  This feature of the Kootenay Range is a decided success.  The grates are so easily changed that a boy can perform  the operation.  Sold by all enterprising* dealers.   Booklet free.  WOa\y's  London,      Toronto,      Montreal,      Winnipeg,  r Vancouver,      St. John, N.B.  ware  taZ&������^ES3&3������238������&  t'  ufolie Notice  Attention is called to the    fact that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,   Limited  makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR.     have for some 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 relating thereto, take this opportunity ol a dvising the public that any unauthorized users of the electrical flour purifying processes will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited  are +319    only    millarsia OiUviawh)3a     Flour  .s purified by the    electric process Y''Y$Y-YY:;Y' Y-'';'  fHfi   DAILY   'LEDGES  "������������S������X������S  '   ''"'-���������'  ���������*���������-���������"-��������� IJ      "  LOCSL ITEMS  EBtfi  MAID MARGARET���������S.  R.   Crockett's latest book,  at  Knight's Book  Store.  sraea������  FOR'SALE  Fiity acres, eight fenced, improved,  fifteen slashed, small house and barn,  cow, chickens, -two tons hay. Three  miles from Duncans. ������900 cash,. apply M. P. BOUGAM, Cobble 1-lni.  Lacl}Binith's      school"      exhibits   at  "iVesiuiinster did not. take any firsts.  Qiutc a large number of Ladysmith  jioojjIo visited Nanaimo yesterday, returning last evening.  The electric light experts all agree  that good value can be obtained by  purchasing.your fall gdocis at Simon  Leiser tV.  Co.'s.  Ltd.  ���������:������~ .  Reports' "from 'some ol the properties near. ���������"Mount; Sicker are very good  Richard     III shares arc said to be in  riemruul.  William Kenyon. of the Lodger Office, spent a few days last week at  Uie l''air and reports, despite the  weather, a good 'time.  . 11. Oood, of Nanaimo, who has  maintained a branch in his line for  soma time'' in Ladysmith, has dosed  't out and removed the stock.  The Football Ciub contemplate giv- -  'ng an entertainment-:, for the-benefit  of one of-their members who has been  sick for some months .past.  The two .unfortunate miners from  Ladysmitli, who have been in the Na-  i-aimo Hospital' for some time: past  are reported hy their friends :as being  in abput the same condition.  There arc no empty houses in La-  dysimtli, with the exception, pcrhapss  of a few small ones back some distance on the hill.  Best tobacco,, fruitvana* eandies at  Garter's,  First Avt,ju������.  Donations to the Firemen's Fund  aiu acknowledged by J. E. Smithas  follows- Clieoue for $.10 from, the La-  (iy.siinlli Lumber Company, ?5 from  Lailysniith Branch . of'Hhe Bank of  C'omiin'ic-e.  Dr.  Dier  ������������������ is doing a regular dental  business at his  office on.- High  street  fortunately    .fqr his  patients  as we'i  as for himself, those for whom'.-"he does  work are thoroughly satisfied.'  THE CITY BAKERY  THE   BEST,   AND��������� NOTHING-   BUT     THE  BEST'  X BREAD ��������� CAKES ��������� COOKIES ��������� and ��������� jPIES X  '&&*  A GOOD assprtment of.FRESH CONFECTIONERY  1ST AVE.  A. LUCAS  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done----���������--"���������---:---���������---���������;-    -.���������-  ........... .^^  S. ROEDDING   -  LADYSMITH  DUNCANS  '���������'���������". TOWjNiSITE EXTENSION    ���������,'���������'::  Adjoining the old lownsite of  : D\jNcm5,v:\yz-^^^^  A small aica has been laid off        in town lots which are ...   w offered  at  LOW  PRICES   AN D  ON  EASY TERMS.  The future of  the  Cowichan      District  and   Vancouver   Islaid  will exceed  expectations  and   this is a good chance f<-r a saf������ a������i  profitable   investment.  SEE PLANS AND PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART J. Hj WH1TTOME  Ladysmith,  V. I.  Duncans,     V.  I.  TOGS  Keep in touch - with  Our Clothing Department "and you won't  have to tike what you  can get. But you'll get  what you want.  Mr. C. .Walters, went down 1o the  Capital  this ".'morning.  The Passing- of the Race���������D, XV.  Iliggins' latest 'book, n>i' sale al  ���������Knight's Book 'Store.  Mr. J. OdnJin,Jr., who for six  months has been living at Kamlr ops  returned to Ladysmith Saturday evening   last. " ',.  School  was:. resumed  this   morning  after- a -vacation  of- a few  days.       A  A  Harvest Festival  concert       and   number  of   tihe     leaching   staff., and  social will  be held  in  the .Church of 'some of the pupils spent the-'time at  England   on  Wednesday" evening,  Oct. ���������the Dominion Fair at the Royal city  11th, commencing at 7.30,  under the '  auspices of .the Ladies' Guild.   Coffee  and cake  will be served.  Admission,  25  cents,   children,  10  cents.  The fust  ship to load with coal at  Nanaimo bunkers is expected in about  two weeks, if the No.  1 mine is found  l>v  the     committee who .examined  it!    on Saturday to be in good condition. I T������c Cambridgeshire  A large number of miners win be ,aKfc of in'^ season,, will  working this week.  Use Porter's Antiseptic Healing  Oil. freely guaranteed, for sale only  at tha Drug Store. Y  Both morning and evening services  <ii the Church of EngUni-1 were well  attended yesterday, it being Harvest  Thanksgiving Sunday. 'Jhe church  Jiad been suitably decorated |vy nieiu-  bers or the Ladies" Guild, corn, fruit  and fiowcrs and autumnal leaves being tastefully arranged on the altar  windows and otlicr parts of the buildings. At b-jth services interesting  and appropriate addresses were delivered by the Rector, Rev. R. J.  Bowen, while ihe choir was heard at  its best. the Harvest .music being  rendered to perfection, Air. Smith  presiding at the  organ.  Appointments may bo mad������ at any]    "Mr.   .L Blaikie went up to Nana-  Liine  for  dental  work  at  Dr.   Dier's 'into  on  Uic  noon teain.  on High street st  .Mrs.  Michael  arrived  in 'town      on  the  twelve o'clock train today. ;  . ���������! ���������; **��������� '  Mr.   li.  Bryden came up from'-Vic-  t, m at noon  today  The     football     clur. cxp;cl tlie cup  and   medals  won  by   them  at  Portland,   to arrive  on   Wednesday  mext.  iMiss  M.  Glenn  was  taken  ill while  service was  in progress at the Presbyterian  Church last evening-      The  church   wns   crowded,   and   her   sudden illness is  attributed  to  the heat.  She is better t.ilay. ������������������   ...  Mr.  R. Thompson  of Victoria, who  hi'.s Yen    spending a couple of weeks  in Ladysmith  the guest -.pf. his brother   and" "sister-in-law,   Mr.   anil   Mrs.  Waller   Thompson;'; returned      home  this morning.  SETTLED AT LAST  '  A FT IOR     A.    YEAR  At Eimira      the  announcement  has  been made    that the trouble .[between  the Morris Run  Coal  Mining Company and    thc miners, has been settled,  and     that work,    will  be resumed at  i ince.. Oyer a year ago the men  went  out  on strike      because  the  company  | cut the wages     scale-     Thc national  iniiiers'   . organization..paid  strike  allowance to the     men. confining it to  thc time o.f settlement.    The lerms of  the   settlement     have not   been made  DllbliC.  We've everything in  Mens' Youths' an f  Boys' Clothing and  Toggery���������If you are  dealing at a place  where they havri't got  what y. u want-Try  Us-we make a specialty of our Men and  Boys' Department.  Walter* &  Akenhead  ���������K    /f\    /'     'K     /K    7K.     7f\    7f\    /������\     ���������i\  MARINE  I Now, the long evenings have come,  get your reading matter at Knight's  Book  Store.  The   meeting   of  the. football    club  held   last  evening was  adjourned villi!  tomorrow night.  Sweep, the  be drawn on  1st. November. Yvir.,Stewart informs  us that he. has only been able to-secure- one hundred tickets, and those  wishing any should apply at once.  uf   -a.-���������.^���������m:���������y:���������4i:~.-4:���������y.'_sf'_.-k���������;������  S.S.  Leelanaw called  in  yesterday  afternoon  f, >r fuel on her way north.  ���������     ���������     ���������  ' S.S.     Princess May  took  on coal  Jiere yesterday.  ������    ���������    ���������  /rug Sadie and scow were   in port  fi'ir  coal  yesterday.  ���������   ���������   ���������        1  Tug Bermuda, with a scow for coal,  arrived in" pert from the Mainland  yesterday   aflei noon.  NANAIMO NOTES.  The marriage of Mr. Oliver Handle,  of this city, antl "Miss  Kay,  former.y  employed  by Drys'Jalc-Stcvcnson  -'o.,  in   their  Nanaimo store,   ',00k  ]pln<-p  at   IJeil'inghani,   Wash.,   on   "rivsiLy  last.     Thc cercmrny  was      I'Tormed  by  Rev.   Mr. Cheatham,  of  t'ie Epi-  scopal Church,  and Mr.  Wilfred  Akenhead,   of   this   city,   siipnortcd    the  groom,  while  the bride   was   'Itiiul  ed by her sister, Mrs.  Gcdds.  Rev. Gordon Tanne-, ��������� Method'st  minister stationed at fori I r-.vnond  on' the Fras:r Rh'jr, arvi\ -d on the  ���������loan Saturday evening on a visit tc  his Nanaimo fr'211'ls. Mr. Tanner 1c-  siikd here for a number of v e; 1 x ami  is well - known in Ibis city. 1 ur*ng'  his stay heic he will L3 a guest of  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. T. Powers, oi  Newcastle Townsitc.  STOVES    AT  BARGAINS  One No. 8 Cook Stove with  Reservoir $7.50  One N0.8 Ccok Stove $10.50  Heating Stove from $3,50  and upward  C  PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St  HAMS  AND  BAGON  Store    Lately     Occupied  by   John  Thompson,   complete with  counter  and fixtures.  Rent $15 per month, Apply to  :./���������;���������:,.    simpson  (j   Have you tried  NABOBTEA?  Best ,50c.  Ceylon Tea in the  Market  L.T^^JSS  ornsoirs, Laay&nuift, u, v. 1  "WILLIAMS   BLOCK. r  TELEPHONE  8-7 *  Al?o    another shipment of th^at delici  ous  Ham Sausage  Boiled Ham  AT   TIIK   AUBOTSKORD.  R.   XV.  Dunsmuir, Victoria.  L.  G.  Gary, Vancouver.  A. Vaughan,  Victoria.  STORIES OF  OLD TIMERS  Oliver  Evans,  onc of  the old  timers at Ashcroft,  died last week. Mr.  Evans had  been afflicted with a trouble for years,  resulting in. acites,  or  dropsy.   Ue had  been   operated     on  once a week,   (tapped)  and from six  to  12 quarts of fluid drawn oft* each  timc for about four years.  After be.  ing operated on lie would be well en-  .oug'h  to   be around the  ranch - doing  work-,   but   gradually   increased       in  weight.  ,He was   for years  a partner of  J.  C.  Barnes     and  together in    early  years they  hade  many  opportunities  to make  money.    But  Harbes claimed   Evans   was   a poor _nianagcr.  "Why,"  said he,  "if  Evans was to  start around   the  world  and pick  up  a ?20 gold  piece every yard,,he'd get  aiome  in   debt."      Nevertheless,  Mr.  Evans left his  fami,y  well provided  for.  Speaking of J. C. Barnes, he was  quite a philosopher in his way. During a coiiiversatioli with one of his  Aslicr' ift .neighbors, who insisted (hat  $100,000 was enough money for any,  man, and thai; hc (thc speaker).  would slop work if hc had,that amount, Barnes said:  "Billy,   you're  just  like mc,  and if  I had every dollar in tlie world except one,  I'd risk the whole business  trying- to get that onc."  THE MAT���������  London,      Oct.     ���������Ahmed  ManraJi,  the Turk,  deiealcd Tom  Jenkins,  the  American     wn-bMer, in     two straight  falls here this afternoon.   The match  winch  was catch-as'-catch-can     style,  was  for  a parse of  $700,  and a side  bet of  ?.500.    Thc Turk,  who is both  heavier  and  taller  than   the  American,   had  all the  advantage of     the  bouts.  He secured  the  first fall'in 1!)  minutes and 'IS seconds, and  the second in 22 minutes and 'lfi seconds.  It is  understood   that Manrali    will  challenge   Geo.   llackcnschmidt,    the  Russian.  Fresh  cYd  Groceries  WE ARE RECEIVING FRE SH GROCERIES EVERY DAY.  WE AIM TO PLEASE OUR CUSTOMERS AND WE GUARANTEE THE QUALITY OF OUR GOODS, OTHERWISE  WE  CHEERFULLY" EXCHANGE THE; ARTICLE.  SPECIALS FOR TODAY  MILCHNER HERRING in Kegs  Good Island POTATOES trooper sack  FRUIT of "ail   kinds. FRESH EGGS and  i   .COWICHAN   BUTTER  Always on hand.  I  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  OAT ACRE ST  IABYSMITH  W, G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor/  ](ist|Aveiiue>  ..     . . NOTICE.  *  'Notice ia hereby given that the undersigned wifl apply at the next regular sitting of the Licensing BLnrd  for the transfer of the retail liquor  license held hy him for the 1'orlland  Hotel, located on lot 5, block 2, 1st  (Henuc, City cf Ladysmiih, to John  Cogo. ANGELO   TATE."  Russell   Simpson,  Solicitor for  applicant.'  Ladjsnul.il,  B.   C.,  October 4,  1905.  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  Mr.   an'd Mrs.   B.   Forcirrkner     are  expecle*! home this--week from their  outing. ,  S375���������Cash secures a fine residence iu  thc choicest part of the city. Only  $2-14 more to pay at the rate of  $12 per month. Owner has invested over $('( 0 in " improvements.  Water laid  on.   Fine garden.  $1,500���������Cash  and   $1,500   in   5   years  at   C  per   cent.   b"ys   20-acie  farm  one     mile  from iDuncan.   12 acres  und oil    4 cultivation.   Ei'gjitrirooined  house and large  frame  barn.  (,2S0���������Cash    and    $'100  on  mortgage  buys  two  lots  each   ("0x120 only  a  few yards   from   post-ollicc.     Fine  investment.  ,130���������Cash and balance of $210 on  timc buys a fine corner lot in good  locality.  FOR RENT���������A nice five-roomed  house; all neatly, papered and painted.       '���������'    . .  gg^&^^-g&MLTmBSitSZ  HammeF  Guns at  20 PR CENT  Discount for.  CASH  Saturday Bargains  W$ have decided to reduce  our stook of  HAMMER GUNS  So offer  these snaps  foi  Saturday.  I The Ladysmith Hardware Co;, Ltd,  'DOMINION  FAIR'S  BIG  DEFICIT.  New   Westminster,   B.   C,   Oct.3���������  According to*-'a rough  estimate made  by  Mayor Keary Saturday,  the  Dominion exhibition will  close with    a  deficit  of $12,000  or   $15,000.       Mr.  Keary denied   that it had been decided  at a meeting of thc directors held  Friday      night   that   the   exhibition ���������  should  be prolonged.   The mailer had  not oven been discussed.'  The ima-tter  would  come up  at  the  annual meeting of  the society that  night.      Mr.  Keary  did   not   think   that  thc   plans  would      he     altered,   as   there  were  'many  excellent reasons against such  .a course,   chief  of  which  was   the   inconvenience  and   expense  it   would   he  to  exhibitors   to  keep ' the  fair open  any   longer.  FOR  RENT���������Nice  four-roomed house  Water laid on.  $7 per month.  Fire,   Life   and   Accident  Insurance.  mm or  VOTE?, .LOCKS & JEWELRY  Repaired on the premises,   charges  moderate  B.FORCJMHER  WATCHMAKER,  JEWELER* OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   XXX      Ladysmith,   B. C  mm&sstWBtBsmm&msastMxem  Stoves  ���������toves  Deeds,   \vjHRi     Mortgages,   Contracts   and   Agreements  Drawn.  J. STEWART  Convey? ncing      *       Notary Public-  Phone.  3.  P.  O. BOX 268  r  JUDGES jMUST'  LEAVE   CORPORATIONS.!  Ottawa. Oct.      8.-^-At   the  Uisl session  of     parliament     legislation  was1  passed   providing    that   judges  should'  not   be managers   or directors   of com-j  panics  ���������      There was  no  intention   of  preventing  the     judges   from  holding  slock or     making investments in   lhc  j.companies, the object  being to prevent  .them  from being  actively  engaged   hi  their management.'     No penalty was  attached      tot-he  legislation   for  nonfulfillment  of  term's   act.   Tt.       was  'eft to the     honor  of the judges  who  are managers or directors of concerns  Some of     tliein. however,     have not  done so, and thc likelihood is that aii  ret will be    passed next  session compelling them to do so.  Colds  It ihomld be bore* im mtlttd that  erery cold -weakens th������ lung������, low:  er������ the yitality and prepares the  system for t"������e more serious dis-  naea, among which arc the two  greatest destroyers of kiunaa life,  pneumonia ana consumption  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  lias woo its graft* wspwlaritY by its  prwa.pt cares of uia meet common  ailmaaL It aids expectoration, relieves tiie longs dud opens the  secrefifiSM, eflocting a speedy and  jn i hwai nt care. It evuiiteracts  any tm&tmej toward paeumenia.  I *Price 25c, Large Size 50c.    ���������  Wd are making thsm prth'v.Nswdst    Pattern and Lates*  "    Styles.!  WE DO ALL KINDS OF.-FOUNDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reaaona  ble .-.-'���������-; i '  ��������� SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  J and at Ltdyfmiih Hardware Cctr.psny  LADYSniTH IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD,  Dr. Dier's office is open -evenings  and appointments can be made for  work at any .;time through the week.  Only first-class dental work'is turn-  d out and it is done^afrjreasona'ble  ���������irices st  Of.      '���������"    '  BOOTS AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   a  eciality.  THOflAS   MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Dr. E. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St.  Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  I  PAINTING,        PAPERMANQINO  ETC.  "v'.'ork done proporly and at     rlph'  l>ricas.    Shop and residence in  rear  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J. B. SMITH, Prop  Ah  Merchant TYiIors  La dtis' cr d Gents' Clotf.cs Made  Order.  PERFECT  FIT-GUARANl'K ���������'. ������,  LADYSMITH,   B.  C.

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