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Array ���������!'C..\  The Cadysmith Dai  doer  VOL.,3  WEDNESDAY,   SEPT.  12,  IflOO  PRICE FIVE CSNTS  SHE  EXPECT FIGHTING  OF A DESPERATE  CHARACTER  -^+%������  MAY BE LOST  Off THE  WIST COAST  -*���������*-  Havana,   Sept." 11.���������So far-as war  (developments    went,  today  was    one  of   Iho  .quietest    since   the   outbreak'  of  the     insurrection.     The   govern,-.  meat'ij outright declaration that'  the  war   will  bo prosecuted    to a   finish   wiUl  lho  sl,0'-'(1  of  was .everywhere    the solo    topic     of  conversation,     lighting    of   a ' more  desperate    character, will   insult,    an  attack  ' by   >,   insurgents      on    Jlav.  ana     is    also    expected    and     there  " are   rumors  more   or less    authentic  from  ull directions   of new 'uprisings  in various   quarters.  This afiurjuooii the yo\ eminent for-  .ces in Havana paraded through Uiu  principal "streets    and   were     greeted  wilh   some  enthusiasm.    'J he  parade  .was. reviewed  by  1'resident ��������� l'ulina.  Particular plans' have been prepared for the "defense of the ui-,  skirls of the city. The American'  manned rapid lire battery last- night  at Feurza castlo in front of the  palace prepared to sweep the iMueo  de Arms park fronting on the palace, in the event of any surrniso.  It is not generally believed that  there is suflieicnt insurgent forco to  enter Havana   at presqnt.  Ail   the  publsliers   and  editors      of  newspaper's were told today that tin.  publication.1- of 'incendiary     articles.  would  .not  be. tolerated,  and     that  the   government had assumed     right;  to  suppress    any    newspapeV  Seattle, Sept. 10.��������� The halibut-  fishing schooner Highland Queen Uist  Wednesday afternoon as f-.be went  touring- through (he fog. driven  a train before a  howling gale from the southeast off  Cape Scott, at the'northern end ��������� e>f  Vancouver Island, collided with the  schooners' .Norman isuiido. Captain  (Jeorg-e Penny, and  the Louise,   Cap I  PHBLIC MEETING .���������  TO ARRANGE GOV-  ERUOBS RECEPTION  Larsen.  'Those on board iho Highland  Queen, only had a momentary glini-  pso'^of tiie two boats. It' was impossible to tell whether- or not she  wassei'iousl v   damaned.  Owing to the terrific ''velocity of  the gale the Highland Queen yus unable to.put -about to the assistance  of the craft. A high sea was running and the Highland Queen swept  ]j$ the two craft, lita.' a flash. A  thick fog- prevailed  at the time    ond  His Worship,     The  Mayor  of Lady-  sniith'.  Gov't   House,  Victoria,  Sept.  S.  fair, ���������> Colonel Ilaimury Williams,  secretary to His Excellency Mic Governor tJoneral, yh.is uslceil me to com-  iiiunic-ate to you that His rOxcellencyj  and parly will pass through Lady-  smith'en route for Extension on the  27tli  instant.  As the .Mayor of N-auainio is presenting an address to His Excellency, perhaps the people of Ladysniith  would  like  to do so also. !  ' I will let you tonow the exact hour  of His Excelloney's arrival later.  Please let me laiibw as soon as  possible, as a copy of the address  will have to be submitted to His  Excellency beforehand.  I am,   yours very truly^  E. M.' AUDA1K,  ^       Major.  After the receipt of the above let-  PAW CAR  IS THROWN  INTO OCEAN  -*.+*-  DISTURBED PEACE  AND PAID PENALTY  -*-*���������������-  Last evening, before Justices of the' piou douatcd    $27.50.     The men not  Ventura,   Cal.,   Sep  ond se  .train,  Xo.   10,    the    Sunset express. ! A1c^������ck, charged  was wrecked at Sea '('HIT,  an isolat-  ura,   Cal.,   Sept.   12.��������� The sec- . Peace  Alatheson    and    Stewart,   tho |having the money with whicli to pay  ction of'the Southern   Pacific , three men,     Garrett,  Champion  and ' their fines, Mr.  John Tha paid them,  after  hcing  driven   for  a distance  of! tn'  yesterday,   .Mayor Nicholson,   af-  a hundred feet,  the two  ^ui-mI u-������ft j ter conferring with other members of  could   not   be   distinguished     through! U,e ~".   decidod   to caU  a  lJutolio  ,,. ,    . | meeting  tomorrow  night at 6:30,  in  the  (hide   log. ,.        ..     .   ���������   c      ,.   ������ .'  I the citv hall for the purpose of set-  Tho    fleet   put   but  jif  se.uv.h of tho   Uing upon what ^^ ^ ,lUmp uy t>)0  two vessels,  but   not a Ua.-o of i.hem cjtjKe���������s 0f  Ladysniith upon the    oc-  wais   to be soon.     While cruising   ������--casion of. His  Excellency's visit here  bout   the  spot  where  they  wo-o  last' ^s  ^c  s(lVy-    0f    ]2arj  Grey's party  seen, the schooner Norland was pas.���������  here'will be "but brief,  in all profottb-  jerl bound for home.    Captain   r.ro-k-  ility ' the reading of an address     at  her communicated     :ho news of the , the station presented on -behalf of the  rile -' .     I  with having     disturbed     the    peace,  lighting on    tho  ,    .,. . ,,       .,      , streets,    and resisting arrest,     were  ed siding cght mites from Ventura ' foum| guiUyi mh1 "fined accordingly,  at 0:30 a.m., today, ami nearly Jifl.y j Matt Garrett, against whom there  passengers "were jnorc or less set-- were two charges, one of obstructing  iously injured. The train was run- an officer in the discharge of his dulling un hour and a half late and , ties, and one of having been fighting  was making1 from forty to fifty, niilus ' on (he streets, was fined $75 anil  an hour at the time of the accident ( costs, amounting to $80 in all. Mcr-  The smoker went through a small j flick was charged $57, while Cham-  trestle, and, with the two oleiir ' ���������  cars, was thrown down the bank  to the ocean below. Theie were (Hi  people in  the three coaches.  At 2 o'clock a special arrived from1  -Los Angeles with Division Supeiin-  tendent Burkhalter and physicians.  The injured, were  placed  on  'hoard  the special 'and sent to the hospi-J ^'"is, Sept. 11.���������John Burns,  tals in Los Angeles. The following, tho English labor leader and mem-  persons nvere seriously injured: |her   of   iiarliament,   has   rather-    sur-  Mrs. Mary V. l'otran, of .Spokane, 'prised the French interviewers by the  Wife of I-l. E. Pet/ran, ribs broken, I statement that thero is wucU exagg  head cut, gash in left breast pene- |ei-uLion in regard to the condition  trating the Jungs    may die.   , of u ^     . 1JJU.L ol- (he ' E    Ush wo|.k  Mrs.  Nellie b.  Long,  San  Ifrancis-J  co, shoulders dislocated ami  and they were discharged.  During the hearing of the evidence,  Champion claimed that he had qpt  known ��������� at first that Mr. Callendar  was a police officer, as He was a  stranger io'hlm, and he saw no uni  form. After the constable had  shown his badge, however, the witness claimed that he had offered nq  further resistance.  J. BURNS IS  VERY OPTIMISTIC   ���������������������  A CRUEL  TfZACHER  news that the United' States is sending' one or more war ships to Cuba  is exciting great interest here,  Members of tho cabinet   and other  government   o/licials   who were shown  .   the  Associated, press-despat-eties  claied   tnat  thoy. were not  \coneerned   us the   administration liaci!  nothing-    to    fear    lrom   the    bun-eo  ,fcjtales,,   which     hud   always   showi  i collision   to   Capt.  I ri-ved      in   port    with  Brown,'   who     ar- citizens will occupy the time   which  the    Norland .'*,HC train will stop here.     Just, what  this n.orhing. j **������      ������e    lone,   however,     will   of  While enrouto down the coast Capt course,   be settled at the,meeting  to-  lirown Kept    a sharp lookout  for the  schooners,  but saw' nothing of them, j  morrow nighl.  UU"! ft.   is   thu   opinion   of     Capt.   Brown \  pecially( (hafc  ^ Viisc.els  oither  succeeded  in  reaching   some shelter or went down.  Fear is entertained that   the latter  CANNOT  Vlheory ninv be correct.   The two ves-  .Cuba   every   friendship.     'i'hey   soui.i-| ^  cnn:ied    a   rr(?w  Qf   tw)lvc ,mon  ICearlv nil   of   them   are  residents    of  ed. to regard the sending- ol a warship us only'the usual precauiiouiti'>  measure wheiwer hostilities exiti-  ed. Tobacco exporteis- and the  secretary of Agricultm'e Cassuso today arranged a plan under wluich  tiae former . will loan the government all land necessary at Consolidation Bel fciur and elsewhere  for  \ha   purpose  oi    rais nig  seedlin  this city,  some being married   men.  HAS  BE BOUGHT   ������+������   inns injured;  internal  injuries.  Julius Martin, Arkansas, iriler.nal-  ly injured; may die.  The following are among those who  are not s������riously injured:  G-ertntde Petran, Spokane, daughter of H. E. Petran, back sprained,  shoulder out.  Miss Edith Petran, Spokane, head  cut.  Ora I  Latta,  Seattle,   right    ann>  broken,; internal  injuries.  ' George  Wilson,      Oxnard,    expressi  messenger,  right leg broken.  'ing class, and that things are not  iiL-arly so bad as they are painted.  The French conviction that in Kng-  laud as well as - in America, money  is getting into fewer hands and  that the poor are steadily growing poorer is all wrong, says Air.  Burns.  "Alerehjnints, artizans and laborers," he diHslau'ed iu one of his in-  lerviews here, "hayo all shared in  the prosperity .of ling'land. It is cer  tain  that iu  the   last quarter of     a  St..Catharines,-,Out?; Sept. 11.���������J.  V. Ames, school tea'chef in.t-lie village of Wellandportj has hpen'arrested, charged  wit&V.an aggravated ,as-  '*        -������(        '    t  sault upon Bean flortou,,' one-jof his  pupils on Thursday last, aS'a" conse-  j quence of which, the boy has been  confined to his <hed. It is claimed  that Ames jerked the boy from his  seat and shook him 'so vigorously.  that.be tore his colliir and tie from  his neck, and that on leaving the  room at the teacher's order, he was  again trounced and .kicked. 'Ames  has been let out on bail.     .  ARM  CRUSHhID  IN  MvLLL AT  MONROE  Monroe, Sept. 12.���������Fred McCor-  mick, foreman of the night crew at  Wagner & Wilson's mill, while relieving; a     laTtorer  who  was  running  tobacco  plants   for   free   distribution! the matcher, caught his sleeve in tha  to small farmers -������ho ha've no money witn which to develop their  farina. ' Tho government will begin  Nat once the planting "of four hunil-  red acret>.  Washing ion,   Sept.   11.���������.That    the  critical   situation in  Cuba   is absorb' liberation  ia   dealins    with  the ques  ing the   attention   of the   admin is tra  machinery and' before assistance  could leach him the left arm was  crushed to the shoulder. He was  taken to^ the 'hospital, where his arm  was amputated.  tion    to   the   exclusion   of   ull   other  foreign topics  is indicated     bv  navy  and .war   departments.       President    Roosevelt   at   Oyster   Bay      i^  keeping, in close touch with every  development" - of";.���������'������������������ the ievoluti'.iuai y  movement in Cuba, aud is in constant comniuhication iiy wire wiii;  the officials here, who are also. in  receipt of detailed instructions from  him   as '.to what they shall   do.  The prime object of the aduiiiuis-  tration at present is to get- at-  .the facts .which is no easy task in  .view of the mass of indefinite statements thaU emluato from various  quarters. Particularly is it desired to know tho precise strength of  the  revolutionary    .sentiment    in   Co  1 tioi^ and it was said on the high-  ��������� est authority that there would bo  the ,10 iutorvention by the United States  imle>,s the rebellion assumed the pro  portions oi" a general conflagration.  It was further slated that there had  been no further application for intervention from any.-authorized.,  party/which statement answered an  enquiry as to whether any of the  foreign governments, whose citizens  interests wen: suffering from the depredation or the Cuban insurgents  had called upon the United " Slates  government    to   preserve   peace.  The  developments  o'i   the  day    was  l.hc   admission     that      the    American  cruiser   Uesnioines,   which  sailed   yes-  luul  gone soutn  Lerdiiy    from   Norfol  rd   to  Key   West  with the  ult.imafo  war  ba,  amt the   relative  strength  of  the! purpose  'of  proetwcling  to   Havana  if  I developments     within   Hie   next      two  Morgan,   the    American     Min-W   warrant.     /H.ere      isnointen-  toter. as understood    - -  ���������- ���������= -' tion    in  this   movement  government  Mr  ol  to be hastening  from  Kin-ape    where   lie has  been    on  .a''Vacation,     to   Iho    Cuban   capiliU,  and Mr.    Sleeper,   who  is   acting     as,  charge  de   . affairs ��������� supplies'the Statty  'Department'   with       bulletins.    It    is  servo    as an  be   nt   the  disposal    of  the   Am-  the  Hcs-  I nioiu.es of showing any  partiality Wy  thu    American      government   towards  one side- or  tho other.  The ship   wilt.be      at   Havana     U  isyluin'   in  case  of need  r.      Sleeper, am  the ar-  realized, however,   that  is   bound    t0' accept    the   official   rcn' erican  charge.     For  its pari.  dition  of   daily     collisions     between   my   is' prepared . to. answer    any   call  President    Palmas'   troops     and    the   though    there    are  absolutely   no  or-  insui-feents   in  the field.  ��������� He 1ms   no, ders   yet from  Vancouver" World. ���������. "1 may look  upon this matter differently from  others, but I cannot be bought. The  price might be small or large, but  it would be all the same."  So said Chief of Police Ohisholm  to a  World representative.  "1 have been offered bribes by men  direct and by messenger and I have  lefused them all. In regard to the  bribe to which The World gave such  piourinence���������and I am glad it did, 1  may say that on its receipt I put  the money in an envelope with the  following note:  " 'I beg to return the enclosed and  assure you that I value my honor  more than the accepting of such a  bribe, and that if it had been ten  thousand .dollars it would receive  the same treatment, at my hands.'  "After I 'had written tho above I  decidod to 'Wait. Offers to bri'bte me  were becoming so fi������n|ienl, that I Megan to think that despite the stand  I had taken from the. fust that  there were some.despicable scoundrels who thought that I was purchasable. I am not a profane man  but I  could almost have sworn.  VI have one regret," said the chief  with a smile, "and that was that  the bribe'was so small; but T want  the World to state that any gentle-  .mitii-willing' to contribute .to. a worthy, charity,- may feel assured that it;  will reach the right source if sent  to me in that for.m. It will get  through .the proper channel all right;}  but I would like to lay my hands  on ���������li'iiin.  '���������'I am not in the market, or, at  least, my. honor is not," concluded..  Chief Chisholm, "and the sooner  those people know it   the better."  Then the chief names the people  who had fried to bribe him; but  there are libel laws.  IRRIGATION  SCHEME  The New South Wales Government  has entered upon a spin till policy  of water conservation and irrigation  It has been decided to construct a  large dam en the Muvnun,bidgcc tiv-  er at a place called barren Jack,  and from here water will be earned  in irrigation canals over -an area of  358,000 acres. The woik will involve the expenditure of $7, f>(i0,0UO,  and, will represent the first part of  a  great national scheme.  The dam is to be built three miles  below the confluence of the Rliurum-  bidgee and Croodradigfcce rivers, and  when completed will be i!0U feet in  height and 900 feet in .length.  FEAR FELT BY SAILORS  FOR    ARCTLC  WHALERS  The fact that there has   been    no  centuivj    the number   of indigneuts in  report of the whale fleet which was.  means of hearing .. the rebels' statement of these occurrences, and in  the view of officials here there is  good reason to believe that the  whole truth is not disclosed by either  side.  It   is   the  purpose   of   the   administration   to proceed   with   great    de-  the ���������President or Secretary of War. In case the- United  States government finds it necessary  to .intervene in Cubn, the forces  which would have to be used for  that purpose would be found in a  much; bettor state of preparation than  when hostilities occurred between the  United  States  and  Spain.  H ER W HER EABOUTS.  Having arranged with his wife to  make a lon^proniiscd call a faithful  husband arrived home in the afternoon only to find his better half out  and no message left to explain net  absence.  Finally the husband inrquired of  their trusty handy man.  "Oh, 'Billy," he said, "can you tell  me anything of my wife's whereabouts?"  "Well, I don't know, sir," said  Billy, respectfully, "but I suppose  they're in th������ wash."-���������Ex.     1  .NELSON LACROSSE TEAM  Evidently Nelson has a lacrosse  team in which l.hey have groat confidence, as lihe following letler appearing in the Nelson Daily News,  will show:  '���������'Editor, The Daily News: ���������< ,it is  apparent the Cranfbirook lacrosse elu'LA  desires to  pl-ay all  Oanada    against  the Nelson team.   .Well and gfood. Wo  were making   arrangements   to play j has  occomi  other teams during the fair, AvAavu  stopped  all     negotiations  and     now  make the    following  offer  to     Cran  brook:     The programme of the   fair  calls for  two  games one on  the   afternoon o& (the 20th oiud the other oif  the 2l������t.    The Nelson team; compos-i  ed of  members  resident  in   p-:- city  during twelve months, ehallen|gps miy  team  the Cvanlbrook's can place     in  the field,   irrespective of nationality,  residence,  or any  other  thing,     and  will  pay   the  fares   anil  expenses     of  the  '���������'CraubV'ook"  or. other team, sent  from  Craiibrook,     and will,  further,  present each  of  the  "selected"  team  with  a gold   modal   provided   they defeat  the   Nelson, loam.    In all games  this   season   we  have   played  against  teams  with  imported  players;  but  it  appears     that    Cran^rook wishes to  meet; us with      a   tea.m  ma.de up   of  Now Westminster    :a.nd Toronto men'  and,  in  order to show  that   we   arc  ���������just as good  and,   perhaps,   a   trillo  better  than   LefhjlH'idge,   Miis  offer is  made.   We have played  "'home men"  during the whole summer, while Cran  lhi:ook invportftd over half of its.t.tjajn  For that reason we. asked Lo have a  game, hetwoen "residents" of the two  places.    Cram'lVroOk objects. Will they  now meet the  Nelson  lacrosse team?  THOS DEASY, Manager."  Loudon has tremendously decreased.  Co to tho homes of tho humbler  rlass of workmen and you will see  comparitive  ea'so everywhere.  "Hundreds of thousands of pounds  ���������have been saved by this class and  imested ' in savings institutions', "as  well as in building and loan associations. No other country can show-  as steady improvement in the material welfare of its working population.  1 "We have less of the so-called labor troubles than either France or  America. In these countries it is  tha fashion to discuss our unemploy  ed, their number and their awful  misery, but I have no reason to  suppose from my own observgtions  that we. are any worse off:'than other  people.  Mr. Burns was introduced in the  lalndr troubles. In France /here  many of the.-workmen's 'associations  are engaged in villil'yiug the .' employers' organization, because the  latter are ready to inaugurate the  ���������very system    that labor asked   for.  "This shows," Mr. Burns says,  "that no labor problem really <_ exists in France. /.I'be orgiauizitig . instinct has not existed here because  it. is unnecessary The union spir-  iL has "mostly been imported  ished vory little.  1 French laborer does not seem  understand its dentral idea of  arty  and  The  to  lib-  froxeiifin  the  Arctic  uear   Herschel  island last fall,  is causing sojne'spe*  dilation  among   whalers  as1 to     the^  possibility of  the tleet  being     again  caught, in Lhe  ice aud compelled    to  remain another winter.    Most of the  doet have now .been  in  the. -Arctic  at least     "two   years   ana the bark.  Wanderer has been there almost foui;  years.    She sailed,from San    Francisco February 19, .1903.    The steam  er Bowheail    is  the    next longest in  the   .North.       She   sailed 'April 2-1,  1903.   The Kiarluk, Herman, Morgan '  arid Beluga all sailed iu  the   spring  of 1904, and the Hanson,   Alexander  (.just reported    wrecked),  Belvedere,  Hides, J eanette, Narwal and Thrasher all sailed early; in 1905.  If the fleet has not passed Point'  Barrow by October, there is scarcely any doubt in the minds of So>  attle whalers that they have been  oaught in the ice and will be held  North for another winter.  ��������� ��������� ���������    ������������������     .'.' ���������%.������������������   COA L: 'PRODUCTION  SHOWS A  DECREASE  Washington, Sept.' 12. -���������According  to a., statement .issued today by Lil-  ward W.  Parker, statistician .he  geological survey, tho coal prrduc-  tion of Washington in 1905 imouat-  ed to 2,81m,92(i short tons, vol- -.1 ,it  $5,1-!L,25S. These figures indicate a  decrease of. 262,655 in tonnage, but  an increase of $20,227 in value of the.  output of the mines of the state.     '.  thi'Yiiigh submission."  CURL   COl'iRTS   FUNERAL  P.YRE.  An extraordinary story of suicide  by lire comes from Codsall, a pretty  rural   village   near  Wolverhampton.  i\lr. and Airs. Archibald Walker, of  Woodlield Oaken, in Codsall, were  awakened at an early hour one  morning recently by a smell of smoke  They saw fierce tlames in the yard,  which Mir. Walker extinguished with  a gunlen hose. The fire appeared to  he in a heap of wood and shavings  that had been saturated with paraffin.  The village policeman was called,  and Mr. Walker's household mustered, when it was discovered that tho  cook. Elian Da vies, was missing. An  exnminalion of the remnants of the  fire disclosed charred humiin. rernainsj  which were identified as those of Ifch^  missing cook.  It .ajmii'ired'that the young woman  found paraffin in the kit el ion, nnd  ninde her exit hrj' a window to the  yard, where she built and ignited  ���������her funeral pyre.: The reiason for her'  act is a mystery. She had been in  Mrs. Walker's service two years, and.  was well conducted.  TAKE AN  OVERDOSE   ���������m^������   Walla Walla, Sept. 12.���������Five minutes after the officers broke into  Dave Gregg's room this morning, the  old man, a pioneer of this city, died  presumably from an overdose of laudanum, taken to alleviate the pain  of a headache.  Cregg had not liieen seen for two  days, and when the ofrvner of the  shuck in which he lived called him  today he could get no response. Officers were notiliod. and the door was  broken in. His body shows no marks  of violence, mini the cause of his  death is not definitely known. The  coroner will hold an inquest.  Gregg/ is well known in Walla iWal-  la, having lived here for years. He  was a filibuster in the Cuban ten  years' war. 'While in prison there  he saw the execution of the crew of  the United .Stales steamship Virgin-  i.us, 'l/eccnib'er IS, 1S73, when the  captain and thirty-six sailors were  shot in cold blood. THE LATDYSMITH   DAILY LEDGER  iwrnii'nwirr^flWtrv"+r^-^rtftr������������"������^rmwr"'igM*t^^  THE  I'l-a  DAILY   LEDGER  every   day .except Sunday  ���������BY���������  THE DAILY LEDGER COMPANY.  SUBSCRIPTION.  One  Year (Ik aivanw) *5.00  One Month  _ ... _  HO celts  OFFICE AT , LADYSMITH.  WEDNESDAY    Sept.  12,   190C  wise concerned him, and -has a result receive some of 'the Mows -meant  for the other ..feIlow:V>' In this .case,  when matters have quieted doiwn the  prisoner finds that he has struck an  officer of trie law, and'is.fined accord  ingly.' On the other ha ml, had the  officer been clad in uniform, nine  times out of ten,, it 'would never We  necessary for him to7"get between  the fighters, as it is seen at a'  glance that he is an officer', and the  penalty of resisting is well known.  UNIFORMS FOR POLICE FORCE.  The cases which came up for trial  in the police court last evening,  tho  result   of  which  appears  on  another  page,   aie another  instance   of     the/  necessity   for  proper  uniforms  being  furnished the city police force.  WheW  a man is charged with' havin|gj struck  a  police oficer in  dischaige   of    his  duty,  he    is charged with a   serious  offence,  from which,  if the charge is  proven, there is no escaping a    heavy  fine, no matter what the circumstances  which led  up  io the    deed.  , Some time ago, two young men were  up for this offence,  and although   in  giving their evidence they sjvore they  had   not   known  they  .were  opposing  an officer,  owing to the fact that he  wore no uniform, they were fined jusf  the    same,  paying    in the neighboi-1  hood  of $100 each  for their   offence  Last evening one of the accused stated on oath  thai when talking back  * 'to    Officer    Callondar,    he had   not  known the latter was a member    of  the -police force,  as  he wore no uniform.     Where he had come from tho  "marshals"  as he called  them,     always wore uniforms.  , Of course  the 'distinguishing mark  <of a   badge under the coat lapel   is  all very well in some cases, where a  quiet  arrest    is   being made.      But  when two or  three men arc fighting  on the streets, and an officer runs inj  ���������to separate    them,     he has scarcely  .time'to  say "Gentlemen, ploase wait  ���������until    I get     my badge in   sight to  show you   that 1  am  an officer."  Provided lie is at the time sfcand-  iiiig between two men who are busy  settling a dispute, as is usun.ll" the  case, and 'is a stranger to one or  both of them, he would be very apt  to be regarded as a private citizen  interfering in something which in no  WOULD HELP.  A story is told of John L. Toole,  1 lie comedian, and Mr. Justice Hawkins, now Lord Brampton. They were  at supper ..together discussing the ev-  nits of the day. The judge incidentally mentioned that he intended, on  the morrow, giving the man he had  been tiying fifteen years, because ha  deserved it. As Toole was leaving,  he blandly 'jnquired:  "Oh, would ' you mind my calling  at the newspaper offices and telling  them about ;lhat fifteen years) It,  will be a tip for thorn���������exclusive informal bion, you know���������and will do; mo  no end  of good with  the  press.  "Good    heavens!       .No,  sir,"    exclaimed the judge, who took the precaution of accompaiiiying>   Toole    to  his/hotel and seeing him   to bed.  ���������,������������������ ^ .  BENEFIT DANCE.  The Band are going to give a dance  iu the Opera House,  Saturday even-  ���������ing,nex(., Sept. loth., inst., for the I  purpose of raising' funds for the work  in hand on the Sports 0rounds.. The  work is-'ut a standstill for want of  money for labor, etc., and it is absolutely necessaiy to proceed ' with  same of the ground!, are 'to be in  shape , by next spring. The total  proceeds of the dance will be handed  over to the Grounds Committee after the hall has i>een paid for.  Dancing    will stait at  7:30   p.m;,'  sharp.   Tickets 75 cents per couple.'  A CHANGE.  .Victoria, Sept. XX.���������The barometer which has been abnormally hig-h  over this province u, falling, and ram  is likely to become general along  the northern coast.' Sharp frosts are  reported - in 'Cariboo aud liyht frost  in   Alberta    and   Saskatchewan,  Tho weather is fair anil uiodeiatel.s  warm in. Manitoba.  Forecasts.  Victoria and  vicinity���������Liyhi or mo  derate   winds,   mostly    cloudy     with  showers,  not much  change  m  porature.  Lower   Mainland���������Light    or  erato    winds,    nioiitl^     cloudy  showers    tonight   or  Thursday,  much change in_temperature.  tom-  moil-  wii h  nut  * .t&au^Md.. ott.**.^  Low Excursion  Rates  Round Trip.  ^i'f/rffifcv Tic*  Jm-tgnxfflri on.  Coot WJfw' all  Trains ^**T  Train?  July 10, to 15.  1  ���������f.ir. CO^'-Oi'vTADU-. WAY.  Ticket and Freight Office, 75  Government Street.  2Tanscontinental  Trains Daily  The New Train  ORIENTAL LiMITE:  D  The Tr������l������ ol  Ease,   Elegance,   Excellence.  Every  mile a  picture,    and  no smoke to spoil  the   view.  Through  Compartment,   Observation  and Pullman  Sleepers;     also    Through    Tourist  Cars to Chicago.  At antic Steamship Business to Europe  is our Specialty  Union     Terminals   with   all  Steamer lines.  Berth reservations  by  wirel  Great Northern S.S. Co.  FOR JAPAN AND CHINA.  Steamships Minnesota and Dakota sail from Seattle for Japan and China ports at fre-  cruenr dates. Exact sailing  dates can be secured upon application to any Great Northern representative.  S.  G. YERKES,  A.G.P.A.,   Seattle, Wash.  E. R. STEPHEN,  Gen.  Agent, Victoria. B.C.  Jo  August 7, 8. ������.  To       Milwaukee      $69,7  Sept. 8, 9, 10.  To   Toronto $83,15  Aug. 7, 8, 9. Sept. 8 & '.0.  TO ALL. P 01 NTS  For particulars call on    or  write E. E. Blackwood, Gen-  N.P., Portland, Ore.  Are loo (Join; tot?  Tbe* b������ lure your tickets real   Us  tB������  North Western Line  Tke only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS * with the  through trains - from tke Pacini  Coast.  THE SHORTEST' LINE, TF  FINEST TRAINS, THIS LOWES'.'  RATES,   THE  FASTEST  TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS',   ST.   PAUL,  CUV  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CI/n  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask yr  local agent or write,  '   F. W. -PARKER  General  JjreB  730 2nd Ave., Seattl*.  Visitor���������Why do you make some ol  your pics round and some of them  square?  Wife���������Because.my husband has fcjfSen  complaining of the sameness oi hia  diet lately.���������Ex.   ^k. . -  ' WHERE SMITHS ARK MADE  An old lady, travelling for the firslt  time in a laige 'city, ,sa\v a glaring  sign on the'fiont of a high bjuilding  which road, "The SmUh'Manufactui-  ing Company."  ��������� As she repeated it aloud slowly.*  she lemuiked to her nephew: "jLawsy  mciey! Well, I've heard tell of  Smiths all my life, but T never Isncw  bi'fon: where they made them."   ���������%. ,   SNAP SHOTS.  - All the old maids ought to be  marooned oh the Isle of man.'  Tiuth -may be held under water  for a while, hut, like ,a cork, it's  bound to  hob up jsqme d.iy.  Luck wins once in a while, but  pluck is what we have to depend  on  for steady accomplishment.  When a.man begins to be his own  worst enemy he can easily get a lot  of free assistance.  It's just as well not to think , of  trouble until you arc  up against it  Esquimalt   & Nanaitno Kaitway  SCHEDULE    OF TRAIN SERVICE  Passenger train, No. 2, leaves Ladysmith daily, Northbound 11:57 a.m.  On Wednesday, Saturday and Sundayi No. 4 leaves Northbound 6:45 p. m.  Passenger train,  No.  3,  leaves Lady smith Southbound,  daily, 9:10 a.  ai.  On Wed..- Sat, and   Sunday   leaves  Southbound. 4.48 p. m���������  Geo, L,. Courtney,  District Passenger Agent  5S Government St., Victoria, P..C.  Lot Jones, Prop..  Best Supplied Bar in Town  "    (Half Block from -Depot.) ,  GATACRE  STREET-  - Ladysmith.  EXCELLENT  Train Service!  BETWEEN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO, |  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  I      And tlie PiliiUpn] Uiialnefs Centers or  Ontario, Quebec,and the]  Maritime Provinces.  ALSO Til BUFFALO, NEW YORK AND        ���������  I    PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGAR/ FALLS. If  For Time ThIiIoh, etc., nddro. , h  CEO. W. VAUX, U  Assistant Clcn'l Passenger and Ticket, ARpnt, Jjjs  10S  AD������Ms  ST.. CHICAGO. ILL. M  PAIN I������;riOM A BURN PROMPTLY  ,      RELIEVED BY CHAMBER-   ���������  LAIN'S PAIN BALM.  A little child of Michael Strauss,,  ot Vernon, Conn.,' was recently' in  great pain from a burn on the hand,  and, as cold applications only increased the inflammation, Mr. Straus  came to" ~jVfi\'" James N. Nichols, a  local merchant, lor something to  stop the pain. Mr. Nichols says' ,"I  advised him to use Chamberlain's  Pain Balm, and the first application  drew out the inflammation and gave,  immediate relief. I have used this  liniment myself and recommend ,it  very often for cuts, burns, strains,  and. lame bad;, and have never known  it to disappoint." For sale -by  Ladysmith  Pharmacy. r ,,   -  Under New|Alanagment  HOTELlWlLSbN  Jus.l.'R, McKinnell, Prop.  NANAIMP  Commercial Mens* headquarters.  Modern and     Strictly'"Firit Clari.  Fire Proof    Building.  Try Capital and Nugget Cigars , J,  ft J. MI'S  NURSERIES, & SEED HOUSE*  When in need of a refreshing ���������  Soli; Worhs , |  11st. Avenue. Ladysmith, B.'C j  I V. LRiii?, Prop;  i  i  I     MANUFACTURER OF      f  i Carbonated Beverages, ?  i l ���������  i Ginger   Beer       ?  i Fruit Syrups j  i P.   O.   Box   248  ������ !  NOTICE.  Union-made Capital & Nugget Cigars  WAS A VERY SICK BOY.  But Cured by Chamberlain's Colic,  Cholera and Diai.rh.oca Remedy.'  "When my boy was two years old  he had a very severe attack of bowel complaint, but by the use of  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and  Diarrhoea Remedy we brought him  out all right," says Maggie Hickox,  of Midland, Mich. This remedy can  be depended upon in the most severe  cases. Even Cholera infantum    is  cured by it. Follow the plain print  ed directions and a cure Is certain'  For sale by Ladysmith Pharmacy.  Shave, liaimit, ' Beard Trimming,  Bath, etc.,' etc., call at  THOMAS LEWIS  Shaving Parlors, etc.,    High Street  Special appointments for Ladies'.  Massages and Shampoos.   ' ���������  , ' "���������' ^JiSKM,    ,. , ,.'  ' Best accommo'dation^^transienl  tnd permanent boarders and lodgers.  ORAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel lias .been comfortably furnished and the.bar la up-to-  date. Rates tl.t* a day and , sp.  wtrda.  mm.- BRVERIDOE, Prop.  ���������pulaaaila ������*������: :���������*: :**:.;���������������: [.airaMttK  Large Stock of Home grown  *, Fruit aud Ornamental Treea  now    matured for the   Fall  , Trade. .        '  , No expense,  loss' or delay ''  , of fumigation or inspection.  Headquarters    tor    Pacific  Coast grown Garden, Field,  and Flower Seeds: in season!  Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps  Male Oil Soap^Greenhouse  Plants, Cut Flowers, Bulbs  For Fall Planting  We, do business on-our own'  grounds���������no rent to pay and  are    prepared    to meet   all  competition.  1 Let me price your list he- .  t fore placing y���������Ur order.  Catalogue Free.  Fletcher Bros.  . ..Dea'ers Io .  Pianos (& Organs  Ladysmith, B.C  Plumbing and  DONE At  Reasonable Prices   By   J. ANDERSON  Leave orders at Peterson'9 Furn-  ture Store, or telephone No 5S.  Sunlight Soap,is better than other loapi, but  s bent when used in the Sunlight way.  Buy Sunlight Soapnnd follow Directions'  Minard's  where.  Liniment for sale   every  Ask for  WATSON'S  ������**mf23g������!i  DUNDEE  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������:���������������������������������������������.������������������  -Tfhe Cream of Scotch Whiskies  THE HUDSON'SBAY ���������0,  Sole  Agent������ for B. C.  From tills date the undersigned  will not l������ responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on t>  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland  Machin.  V.   I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Persona! Liability. j  Victoria. B. C. Mav lfitn. **8f.  ������      St. Isidore, P.Q.  Aug. IS, 1904..  JUinard's Liniment Co.,   Limited'  Oentlomcn.���������I have frequently used  MTNARD'S LINIMENT and also pre-*  scribe it for my patients always  with the most gratifying results and  ! T consider it the best all-round Liniment extant.     Yours truly,  DR.'JOS. AUG. SIRIOS.  Express  Light Teaming.  Orders With���������  FIRST, AVE'NTJE  ORK  See J.   KEMP, or    leave  W. CARTER,  Wood ati     Bark   for sale.  +4������*-fr*'+*+4'*������*i*+++.|..|,+**'*+^".|'+4-4',^  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  2ZJ PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  ������>;   ISmelting Works at  LADYSMITH,   B. C.  HEAD OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION.  Vancouver Island, B. G.  t  I;  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON.  General Manager.  *+*****++**+*4*^-^+*-f^ ^4'^^^+4-++^^'I������I.>f^.f^4.^..T.4.^..i.4.4.4.^^4������|.  PHONE      6-0  fl-r+H  '������������������������.���������.....������..������..  First  Class  RIGS FOR  WOOD AND BARK FOR"sALE~ AND  EXPRE SS WORK.  "'"���������'���������������������������������������������"���������������������������������"������-������"������-������"������..o..������..������..������..������.rf>..I..������..e..������..������....  f  TH6CITY  R. Williamson Prop  t ist. Avenue  DAVID JO  PHONE 66  DELIVERED.  5>  LADYSMITH  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������>  I   ������*******������*~ftM������..<M*������4**^4.,  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������* ���������������������������������*������������������������������������ ������������������������������������*������..S������.������.������0>������O*.V.,  ..���������..������..������..������..(,.,,....  ���������*������������������>������������.���������������*���������������������������������.���������������*���������������������  STOVES! STOVES!  we are making HEATERS and.RANGES of  Latest 5tyles>nd Newest Patterns������-We do  A\\ kinds of Foundry and Repair Work  Nicket Plating in all its branches a Specialty  Ladysmith Stove & IroiSWorksCoXd.  TELEPHONE 83 P   0   Box 42.  ���������*������������������������������������������������������������������..���������������������.*#,.#..#���������,  ������.*������.������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������  PAINTING   AND  PAPERPIANGING  Neatly and-Artistically Done -  -    Orders  Promptly    Execute  LADYSMITH  S   ROEDDING  M      ~      ~  Ladysmitli B C;  ladysmith transfer stable!  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY.  Stabled in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  AbuoUford  Leave orders at   the  A.  J. WASKETT PROP.  ���������*���������*������������������*���������* ��������� ��������� *+������������������*������������������*  WM.  MUNSIE,  President    J. W. COBURN, Managing Director.  Telephane 4-6.  Lumber Co. Ltd,  MILLS   AT   FIDDIC'K   AND  LADY SMITH->-^JiB  Shingles a Specialty  MANUFACTURERS OF���������-  Rough and Dressed Fir aiirl Cedar Lumbers  LATHS, SHINGLES,  MO ULDJNGS,      ETC.,    of   the BEST  QUALITY SEASONED.     AND   DRIED    FLOORINGS     AND  FINISHING LUMBER IN STOCK  i THU LAOTSMITH -DAILY   LEDGER  LODGES  LADYSMITH TEMPLE, No. 5.���������  Rathbo'ae Sisters, meets in the Odd  lellowa'HaH every 2nd and 4th  Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m. ,  MRS. KATE TATE,  ���������    M. ol R. & ,C,  UNITED ANCIENT ORDER OF ~  DRUIDS.  Wellington Grove, No. 4, UjA.O.D.  meets inthc IlO.O.F. Hall, Ladysmith, the Second and Fourth Wednesdays" of each month, commencing;  Wednesday, I3th, 1905.  Visiting Druids are invited to   attend.    By Order  WM. RAFTER, Ilcc. Sec.  PATRICK BURK, N.A.  IMPSON  a  BoUeiiar, EJIe.  Honey  to   Loan  Avenue   -    -    -  LABYSMHH  ii  GULEDOhlAr  Leads Them    AM  IN QUALITY  R.P. fclTHET,  &Co., L  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. .���������: :_:   ���������    __: ;  nanaimo  -news notes  Messrs J. A. McDonald and Angu^  Mcliac ha\e erected a handsome flag  pole on the grounds between their  two residences on Victoria ilond a,nd  had ,a Union Jack flying from the  peak thereof for the first lime on  Labor Day. The pole is 70 feet >ih  hoiglith "and was secured by Mr. Win  AlcChpnan iu the vicinity of the  water   works   dams. '  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed and at rcason-  v aide rates.  RESIDENCE   AND OFFICE  Gatacre St Ladysmith  Open at all hours.  LADYSMITH    BAKERY  CHOICE    CAKES     AND   PASTRY \ n,iy ""multy are fortunate enough  ALWAYS     KRES1I   ON HAND      j l������ have   "?0,'e f'";iwls   ������'������" ������"'K   ������'���������������������������  Wedding     Cakes   tfadc    to  Order   '   ; Mahvor a'.nd all of'them ,will he grat-  I'MiUiTS   AND    CANDIES'OF  ALL' if't'fl   fo see him home again.  .'KINDS.    /-'KESII   BREAD   EV-   j  *   "' ER.Y    DAY I     The  Flotol men   haw accepted    tho  are' Very Reasonable. All challenge of the clerks to a football game and the big event will  come oil'  on   the   Cricket  grounds  lo-  llr, Herman Mahrer is reported  as being in Vancouver and is expected home tonight. He lias spent  some wei'ks in his old homo across  the water. Mr. John Mahrcr goes  over (o Vancouver this morning ' to  meet  his    brother.    Few   people      in  B.C.  1'rices  Customers are Treated Alike.  HOP LEE *. CO.  ON THE -SSPLANADE.  Grocer of Victoria Crescent, has  found it impez"ali\ e, owing- to tiie  rush of increased business to look  out for more commodious quarters  than (he one lie now occupies, and  is busy icnovalinig the old store,  at one time occupied by Mr. Stan-  nard, as a dry poods cilablishuiof.it  situated belv. ecu the Grand an  Provincial   hotels.  Mr. Mcllonald will move into hi  new quarters by Oct. Isti and who  ho once gels thoroughly fixed up  he will be able- to handle his iucreas  jng business much more adva,nla.������eiuu  than   in   his  present  quarters.  F  in "  Mamifacturers of the Famous  CUBAN   BLOSSOn  None bu' Union Labor   Employed  H J. BOOTH. Prop  -    DAY  SCHOOL.  Usual .'Subjects taught; also ��������� language^ -drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given In classes or individually. ' }  MISS BERTRAM,    'Ladysmith, B.C ������  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������llatt'B :fl.25 and^l.50���������  Fvft to all steamboat  landings and  railway depots, hlleetric earfl every five  minutes to all parts of the city. Bar  find table unexcelled,  F.  BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER-B, C.  The many friends of Mr. aiiid Jlrs.  Hugh Morrow Victoria Koud, will  hour with regret of tin.- arciilenl  which befell their liltle sou ilughio,  ���������aged \2 jcarn on Monday afternoon,  when .alighting- from a wagon in  front of ihe family residence he fell  on his left arm, breaking both bones  of the arm between the wrist 'and  thu  elbow.  Thu  iujurcd  lad wu.s hurriedly  tak>-  en  -to   the   surgeon's   oltico  and     the  broken   limb    set.     Though  stiflering  'considerable    at   times   as   the  result  ���������' or  the   acciden.t,   Lhc   hid  is  progress-  ' ing very favorably   and is resting  as  nil  3"l  ��������� ������Z  l'r  [}EM<"  II  morr#w afternoon at two o'clock.  The following  is   th.e line  up of the  cjei.lcs easily   as can  be expected  Goal���������D.  Williamson.  Full backs���������J, Blundell and U. Chia  well.        ' J  Hall" Backs,���������L.  Home,  N.    Berger-r  on, and   ft. Nicholson..  Forwards���������R.   Smith,   A.   OIney,   J  Galloway  and B.   Gerard.  VIC T OP IA J. (.  Under the patronage of His Honor, the Lieutenant-^  Governor of British Columbia i  Jtmmti.a. to m  Cash  RAYMOND  & SONS;  , - ���������Dealers ��������� in���������  Lime, Plaster Paris,   Brick,  FireTBrick and Vancouver is-  c land .cement.  8'Pandora St. Victoria B.C. ;  J. PERCY & CO.  Manufacturers Of.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  WHOLESALE DRY GOODS  VICTORIA, 8. G.  Miners' Drilling! lactones  SIADE,TO ORDER and REPAIRED   AT   SHORT   NOTICE.      DRILLS  SHARPENED  BY  US      ALWAYS   GIVE   SATISFACTION.   PICKS HANDLED A  ND REPAIRED   -S H I P S M I T U I N G    IN      a. L L   ITS    B R A N C HER  r   Horseslioers and Genera" BEacksmitns.  R.WRIGHT.  Bviller Street   -     - ' ~     -   Ladysmith, B C  ICE!     ICE!    ICE!  Will be Delivered on Mondays,  Wednesdays.  Fridays and Saturdays  Orders must be In by eleven o'clock on  day ol Delivery,  , Unscrupulous     dealers       have  been    known to place inferior.  11.boots in our cartoons and   re-.'  '���������' present    tliem    as   "LECKIE'  ���������BOOTS."     Don't be   imposed';  upon.     There are   no   others'  "JUST AS GOOD." ���������:  ���������  The above trade mark is in-.  , delibly  branded    on    the    sole;  of   every    genuine   "LECKIE  HOOT."     It stands   for   ALL '  LEATHER BOOTS   made   to  resist    the    roughest   western  , wear. ,  Ask    for   and INSIST upon  getting LECKIE BOOTS.  A. meeting; of the Hospital Board  was hold last night in "the City  Hall with President booth in the  chair, those present liomg Vice-President Alahrer, Secretory Gough, directors Bray, Morton and Alullelt and  Dr.   Davis.  i i  A     communication     was      received  from    Mr.   tT.   . R.  Bassctt,   o������     the  Liberal Premiums & Valuable Prizes���������The Best Stock:  Market in the Province���������Live Stock Parade Daily���������3  Days Horse Racing���������$5,000 [in Purses and Valuable  Trophy Cups���������Splendid New Attractions including!  Grand Broncho Busting,Competition for Championship;  of British Columbia  SPECIAL EXCURSION RATES FROfl ALL POINTS  't:  r  Limited  NAIMAIMO' B. C.  r  .__   Manufactured^Jjy  J LECKIE 'Co LW  VANCOUVER BC,  GLASS   GLOBES     \  ',' When you want a Glase glOnej  .see that   you get  the    gloto   (  ,:-with the rubiber ring on    it,  ,,as it is the only    kind    that  r.can keep the water out ��������� the  globes without the rublbter ring  cansot     keep   out  water, you  sicak    see that   by  exaniining  j tftem.      The artificial   flower  ittat  is  put  into the    glol>es  ^iwith tho rubber rings, is giiiar  ' anteed to be the best, and   it  ���������i you    want * globe   with    a  'Rubber Ring, call at Mrs. T.  " X.  .Tones, agent for  '  H6NRY CREW|  ' The ostly    place you, can   get  Them.  Sole Agent in B.C. for the  French Wreath Co., of Lon-  doi arls, Melbourne, S.A.,  Coc. &u?uox Rd. <fe Milton St.  MANAIMO B.C.  For entry blanks, Prize L ists and other inform.-ition, Address, \mg  A. J. Morley, Mayor, President J, E. Smart, Secretayjlj  i m  W.  SILRR  1ENEKA.L, hXPRESS &ND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DO^'?.  Leave orders at tbe Abbots ford.  CHAMBERLAIN'S COUCH REMEDY ACTS ON NATURE'S PLAN  The most successful medicines   aro  those that    aid      nature.    Chamber  Jain's Cough Remedy .acts   on    this  plan.    Take it when you have a cold  and it  will    allay the cough, relieve  the lungs,  aid    expcctoraLion.    open  the secretions and aid   natuic in restoring the system to a  healthy condition.   Thousands have testified    to  its superior    excellence.     It counteracts any  tendency ol a  cold  1o   re  suit  in  pneumonia.   Trice 25    cents.  Large size 50 cents.     Forge size 50  Large size 50 cents.     For   sale   by  the Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  Kiverside Dairy offering to furnish | of tho Board to balance these deb-  thc Hospilal with milk for a year I tors for the amount and he thought  at  25 cents a gallon. J the  matter should be  taken  up     by  As tho Board were already under, the Board. The Hospital needed the  contract with parties to furnish milkj money, aud many of those who  to   the  hospital,   the  commuiiicatioU| owed the  hospital money were     well  alii*     to   pay  and   he   thought    that  they should  bo made to do t.o.  Bassett's   was   received     and'  of   Mr  liled.  The   total   number  of  patient  days  for   Hie  month of August  were 070.  The   Cash  statement    for  the    past  month was as follows:  Cash   on  hand  Aug   1st  From   pay   patients   ..  (j'ovormneiit   Rrant   ...   .  Sale   of  Supphi'3      City   Grant      Incidentals    ..������ 259  8S  ..  5.'57  8S  .. 4.6-1  76  18  SO  50  00  3  00  ..91324  24  ..S1105  00  STK.VM    HEATED  i   If   URNISHbu    rooms  Sya'opsls of Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  Any available Dominion Lands  within the Railway Belt in British  Columbia, may bs homesteaded by  any person who is the sole head oi  m family, or any male over eghteen  years of age, to the extent ol one-  quarter section of 160 acres, more  or less.  Entry must be made personally at  tbe local land office for the district  In which the land is situate,  The homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected tliere-  ;with under one of the following  plans:  (1) At least six months' residence  upon and cultivation of the land in  each year for three years.  (2) If the father, (or mother, if the  father is deceased), of the homesteader resides upo������ ������ farm in the vicinity of the land entered for, the requirements as to residence may be  satisfied by such person residing with  ;the father or mother.  (3) If the settler has his permanent residence upon farming land own  stead, tho requirements as to residence may be satisfied by' residence  upon the said land.  Six ' montlie'. notice In writing  should be given to the Commissioner  of Dominion Lands at Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lands may be purchased at $10  per acre for soft coal and ?20 for  anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be aCfquirod by one individual or company. Royalty at the  rate of ten cents per-ton of 2,000  pounds shall lie collected 'on the  gross output.  ���������W.  W.   CORY,  k ���������Deputy, of the Minister of Interior  llSLBER  NOTICE.  Notice is-hereby given that I Intend to apply to the Board of Licensing Commissioners at their next  sitting, toi a transfer of the retail  liquoi license now held by me for  the Piii'lkiiid Hotel, Ladysmith, from  myseU to Christina Hoggan.  A.J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor  Newly fitted.tip and  Furnished  BA.S1SUPPI.IKD WITH I)������ T  WINJ-:S,{I.IQUORS, CIG ARH  HOTEL  LADYSMITH,   .C  Good tables and good  Rooms  This Hotel has   been  completely       renovated.  Board and lodging ll.'OO per dfcy.  HOTEL    PRETORIH  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied with  the Beat    Wines, 1st Avenue :-= :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.  Total      Receipts  F'vpcndilure  Hills   paid   During   Auu;.  Amount of receipts   iu     excess   of   expenditure         1<>8 6-1  P.ills am nun linn U) Sll'Ou.OO were  vend and rof.'riefl to [ho Finance  f'oiainittee to he paid if found correct.  ���������Ptvsifl'nl   Booth  announce!    to  tho  Hoard   lhat  he had   interviewed     the  Matron,   Miss,    Fuller,   in    reference  to   her   taking  full   charge     of     iho  hospital.    She  tkought  that    while it  would     entail     considerable       extra  work   on her  part  she   would be able  to  accomplish       it,       but  considered  that with her evtra duties she should  havo an increase in salary.  Tho members of the Mo.u'd were  unanimous in; the-opinion that such  .should be made, and a motion mov  <-'d by- Vice President Mahrcr, seconded by Director Mill let t that thoj  salary of the Matron be increased  to   i?7fi  per month,  was passed. !  'J'he   question  of  the  hospital    hujv  Ml the rest of the Board concurred iu the views expressed by Mr-,  Mahrer, aud as a eonbequeuce a motion was passed thai all outsland-,  ���������Lug accounts that showed uo signs  of being; paid, be placed in 1 he bauds  of   a collector.  Considerable trouble and delay has  been occasioned in the past by the  Steward in getting the accounts a-  gainst the Jiospiul aud last night's  meeting passed the follow iug motion which was mo\cd by 11 r.  JUahrer   seconded   by   JUr. Alullett.  '���������That a notice be inserted in the  local papers calling the attention of  the trades people to I lie tact that.  all bills against the Hospital must,  be in. by the  third   of each   month."1  Tho Board thou adjourned ro the  second   Tuesday in October.  GIRL MIY  escape m\  Seattle, Sept. 11.���������Ksther Mitchell  ��������� and Maud Hurt Creiiild, charged  jointly with murder iu ihenrsi do-  jjrt.?as lor the killing' of ^evjrgu At U-  clu.-Jl  ou  duly   12,    will   be    examined  P   VOU  WANT  AOOOD :���������  First Class   Meal  CALL AT���������  J. X. Smith's Restaurant  ALWAYS OPEN , FIRST AVENUE.  D. B. HYND.  ed by Wm in tbe vicinity of Mb home j Ladysmith, 9th Aug., 1906. lm  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WATE& WORKS  Consumers are requested to call at   the office     on Roberts   Street an'  oay Water     Rates, between the 10th   and the 25th of each month.  Office Hours! P. M. 4 30  I. ] BLAND  SUPERINTEND HINT*  iu the- superior court on Wednesday  was ky a oiedioat couiuut>i>iou lor iho  |)iir[iot.o of determining their mental condition. Upon a showing  made by the attorneys lor the two  wcjnen that lhey are. now insane;  weie insane .when l.he bouicide was  range with the Uauk for a small' committed and have been insuuo 'fur  overdraft each mouth if req������tired, and' i'oai---*. ',udU'" I^-ater appo nted the  in this manner, all l.he accounts oi commission- If the wo.meu are found  the Hoard could be paid on a stated to bo insane by the medical coui-  Klay  each  month without  having     i0  mission they   will bo sent   to the in-  iug a regular pay-day, the same as  any other business Institution  brought up for discussion by Vice-  J''resident iMahrer, who was ���������!' the op  inion that such a system would  bo better for all concerned. Tho  ISoand,   saitl    Air.  Alahrer,     could  ai-  wnit for delayed funds coming- in. It  would be better for the Secretary in  handing out cheques, and also for  the ones that went to the Bank to  got them cashed.  After a little discussion on this  point the mat tor was left in the  Hiands of the 'President and Vice  President, to arrange with the Bank  for an overdraft not to exceed ������500.  The. question of the outstanding  assets of the Hospital was also dis-  etisHed, Mr. Mahrer slating that over  SI.S00 was owing to the Institution  by one, I hue patients and ho thought,  this should be collected. It was not  night said the speaker   for members  sane asylum, at Stellacoin, aaid the  prosecution .for murder in the first  degree    will be dropped.  The appointment of this medical  commission was vigorously opposed  by Prosecuting Attorney Mackintosh  aud his chief deputy, John F. Miller. They liolh discredited the report that the women were now insane and declared that tho question as to their sanity should 'bo  threshed out before a jury ' when  they are put on trial for murder-  After listening to arguments Judge  Frater    grant ed   the   request    of   tho  defendant's counsel.  i_ 0_ _.   . rr  THE LADYSMITH DAILY JLSDGMSR  .���������.  J&������  j������%  |*te> -*j%   m&m  ������*K ������*t������.  .���������������  ������^������ i#i  ������*fc%   >iK  ������*!%   >*fr������  ������^������  *&���������  ������*fr������ f*frf t*fr|  y*fr|  ������*!%   |*^|  t*frt   <tT|   tT|  TCnyM,! IBP IAJ *X* \L* *X* *X    4*    4*    X    *v    *v    ���������������*    4*    ������T*    *4������    4*    *r    X    4*     *���������*    n*   M*    4*  THE BEST MINING SHOES  Shoes; that Wear &  | GIVE   SATISFACTION!  I AT REASONABLE PRIGES  ���������  *  ���������  *  #  AT  BICKLE'S  5mith, Fotos,  That's All  Local Items  Mwrmmnwiwii  The S.S. Elleric, which is loading  sacked coal for tho North, .will not  complete lier cargo before next week,  Mr. D. Nicholson is  this afternoon, having  the noon train.'  in   Nanaimo  gone up on  Mr. and iVlfs. Archie Kerr, return-  ,ed home from an exl ended visit to  the Old Country on Monday evening  last. /  To save disappointment procure  seats early for the Nannie Strachan  and Gavin Spcnce entertaiiuncnt.  Numbers already booked  ahead.  The S.S. Wellington readied [crt  last evening, and has. already one  half of her cargo -on board for a  trip North. She takes a full load  to the Tread well -mine on Douglas  Island,  Alaska,  this trip.  Today the trains between Lad-  smith and Nanaimo are' running! over  the new bridge which lias been constructed in place of the one recently  burned out, and trains arc agtaiu on  schedule time.  ���������������.���������  The rains of today will not mater-t  ially increase the progress of the  tennis tournament twliich is b'oing  held this week by the local club and  it  of the games  by Saturday.  The Juvenile Rostonians arrived  on the tr.iin from Victoria 1o-d.iy,  and are this' afternoon out in scattered parties visiting the town  Twenty-seven children wore counted  as the troupe made their way from  the train to their hotels, and if they  all play us well as they ltok, the  audience tit the Opera ITouie th ���������  evening will be well satisfied '  Last ovoning the Rathbonc Sisters  held a farewell reception for two of  the sisters, who 'are about -to remove  from this city. Mrs. K. Tate, who  lias acted for some time as secretary, and lias at all times been an  active and popular member of the  society, leaves shortly, for Seattle,  while Mrs. Wanlcss expects to leave  tomorrow on the Princess Mtiy for  Ketchikan, where she will in future  reside. Songs, .speeches, etc., occupied Hie evening, and many expressions of regret at loosing two valued members of the society were  heard when the Evening's programme  was brought to a close. 1  ��������� ���������<%. 1���������-  New Westminster, Sept. 12.��������� The.  heavy rain which visited the district  last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday destroyed about one-third of the  plum crop, entailing a loss of many  hundreds of dollars to the growers.  A galling feature of. this loss, to the  farmers at least, is the fact that  they twere offered a fair price for  their fruit before it was damaged by  the rains, but they held off-in the  hope of getting better quotations.  Many growers were offered $20'and  $15 a ton a little over a week ago  for fruit that is now valueless.   Mr  NEW INI'  EVEfiY WEEK  Want "Ads'*  WANTED ��������� A goo'd,-smart boy to  learn the hardware business. Apply Ladysmith Hardware Cd.  WANTED--  Smelter.  -Men io work at the Tyoe  Apply to  U.  WRIGHT.  Foreman.  WANTED���������Fifty  dr'v Wood.  '(f>0)  cords of   good  We are determined  to supply you with up  to date  CORSETS  We also keep all  the staple shapes  ������j> tm/x* **J i  ���������������  II. LEE & CO.,  Ladysmith Bakery.  Smoke J,ittle I? Otjrar*. __  NOTICE.  I  will  not be responsible for   any  debts   contracted   by    Oscar Mott't-  shaw without my written order.  S.  MOTTISHAW.  Nanaimo,  B.C.,  August 22/1900.,  Ask   for Capital and Nugget Cigars  Lines in stock:  Bats Wing  La Tosca  La Sprita  Ivry  Countess  PRICES  75c to 2.50  i!fV>A,  FOR SALE���������$300  buys   a   4-roomed.  cottage,    situated    between Third  and  Fourth Avenues,  Roberts   St.  For particulars, apply, between the  hours of 5 and 0 p.m.  'R. WILLIS. o-l  Onr Latest ccnsitrninent consists of-  Minard's  where.  Liniment for sale   every  S t"f f a :  None Belter-Capital & Nugget Cigars  CB.C  ������&!&%  Walters 5  >tkenkem  will keep  the members busy if all TTaig-h,   manager of the Westminster  scheduled are    linished  The local clerks have been making  fthc    rounds    of the stores  with     a  view to having flic weekly half holiday extended the year round, instead^ offered  of  three months during the summer  This evening  they  will hold   anothci  meeting   at   seven   o'clock,     a I. the  Mint,   for further    consideration     of  .the proposal.  It is about time the local intermediate and junior football players  were calling an or|>|uiizatioii mooting  and getting inio shapq Tor the coming season. The meeting of 1he association is called for Ihc 22ud of  this month for the purpose of receiving entrance fees, etc., and the  locals should get together before  that time and decide on future action.  A public-'meeting'will'be -held in  the City Hall on Thursday evening,  Sept.',13th. at 0:30 p.m., for the purpose of discussing the advisability  of presenting an address'-to His Excellency, tho -Governor General, who  will pass through Ladysmith at an  early date.  D. NICHOLSON,  Mayor.  Fruit Packing company, stated to1  day th.it he had boon offered about  foily tons of plums within the last  few days at any price, but he could  nol handle the fiuit, on account of  it being damaged. Mr. T-Iaigh had  $15 a ton to the growers  for the   same fruit a  short time ago.  In the Opera House Tomorrow Night  i  t  T, O'Connell.  ���������J. Sanderson.  J. Eno.  D. OIConnelL  J. C.  Gillespie  Wm. Sanderson.  R. McMillan,  W. S. Morrison.  Jas.  Adam.  James Dunbar.  John Q'ConneD,  C. Hewlett.  Ed. Leahy,  W.  Akenhead.  W. Siier.  D. Johnson.  II. Hewlett.  A. Michie.  Thos. Lewis.  Jno Dunbar.  Eddie Jones.  Tom' White.  R. Maguire.  Doc.  Ellis.  A.   Buy den.  . IoilVi -Uichek.  J.  McLcod.  M.  O'Connell,  VV.  A. Cornwall.  S. Teusz.  Geo. Robinson.  W. 1-1 a worth.  II. Fulton.  C. McMillan.  O.  F. Anderson.  E. Clarke.  R. Wright.  J. McMillan,  K. McKcnaio.  Jas.  Kemp.  W. L. Carter.  II.  Blair,' Jr.,  W. Sneddon,  E.   J.   Conway.  Robt. Rolston,  S.  Free thy.  fi\ Fisher.  TI. Michie.  ���������  Ladies' Furs, Ladies' Under-  wear, Ladies' Raincoats,  Umbrellas, Wool Sweaters  Wool Underwear  ,  and other Goods too numerous to mention.  No trouble to show  goods and  everything .marked  in Plain Figures.  6\mm Reiser A %c.  LIMITED  BEST  guarantee  JUV  BOSTO  LI  |g        When ordering your MEAT don't forget to  gj call on us.   We keep nothing but  the  ���������f that the Market can afford and  g: SATISFACTION  |BiSFilHEtf ��������������� iM-ZCtB.  5^   =���������~=������      - ���������i���������-     ������ ���������  1 A. HOWE  ^ MEAT  MARKET  /  assemble in your clans at the Opera  House on Thursday evening, to give.,  welcome to  SCOTLAND'S   QUEEN 0 F' SONG  Tickets on sale :  Reserved seats ....  General  admission  it B.  Forcirptmer's..     75 cents      50 cents  SPORTS  GROUND .  SUBSCRIPTION LIST.  Hugh-. Thornley.  N. A. Morrison.  Mmnrtl's Liniment  Cures Dandruff.  ^mmimim^i^mmimii www r t mam^.  tf  CARNATION  WHEAT FLAKES  in 5 lb  packages, each  package  containing  a  fancy  and     useful  j) resent.  The Wheat   Flakes recommend  themselves,  and   as a    Breakfast  Cereal,   is  very  substantial.  35  CTS.  PER  PKGE.  |     BLAIR Sc ADAM  ^ THE   WALK-OVER SHOE STORE -  gramme  "Smith," "Clabrotigh,"  "Parker," "Remington"  and "Winchester" Guns  ^"i ' i ���������*���������  in- -TiiMir-mwwrti ������������������  FULL    STOCK  LADYSMITH HARDWARE COMPANY LIMITED  wummmmuamMmmmmmmMmmwMmmmmmm  CAST   OF CHARACTERS  Dorothy Bantam  r     Rose  Cole  Lydia Hawthorne,   Marguerite Hall  Phillis Tuppil,   Dophane HCrodcr  Mrs.  Privett,      Gladys  Barriclow  Lady Betty    ...J...1..  Elizabeth Martin  ���������������������������Geoffrey Wilder     '.   Ruby Lang  Harry Sherwood, ......   ;..���������-.���������..���������. ���������:....'.,;.. t  Lois Mason  Squire Bantam/.    ..';' ..���������.;.....;       Doris Pieper  John Tuppil; ....;...��������� ...{ -.   Deir/.el Kroder  Tom St rut t ,-.....   .........Louis Rogers  Footman,   ,  Tavia Pcrusse  LURCHER, (Sheriff's  Officer.) ,....."'.  BABE MASON  SYNOPSIS  1   ACT I.���������The  Hop Gardens.  ACT   H.���������dhanticleer Hall.  ACT  III.���������The   Round  Coppice. <s  Stall or  the  .JUVENILIS   HOSTONJANS  Manager  and   Musical   Director   ������������������    :    E.   A.    Wolff.  Stage Director  , ,     Mrs.  E.  Lang  Machinist , ,   ,   Frank  llallstftid  Electrician '...  licit  Umg  Wardrohe ,   Mrs. Din'o������  Cleverness,      Mrs.   Penrod  ��������� ���������  ��������� Just received a.sJupmenlof x-   :i ���������  ] AftllLAN������ HA  : ' 20c������ PEfe Bj^iB9������ i^!b8b ���������  ��������� ���������  ��������� Fresh fleats Always on Hand ���������  . -_ . : _ _  ....__._. #  ^ ������������������i������i������������w���������������������������> ������������������������������������ iniiiiw���������niiiaiiiiiiiiii'ii um,mmmtim*nrm-*tmt n���������-mir-i ��������������������������� ti ��������� -i*m,t, \     i n   r ibtwh 0  :    E.G. PAN NELL    \  '   GATACRE ST. -      LADYSMITH   i  ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� ���������������������������0 ������9l������������������������������������eMA������A������ l������������.(ltl������ie������������������ittl||l������lt.M  W. Q. Fraser  Merchant Tailor  FIRST AVENUE. i   r~r' i '������������������ :  Suits    Made to  Order to Fit and to your  Satisfaction. Call and see Stock  If your eyes'tire easily, you    need glasses.    Does the type become  blurred?     If so you need glases.     If your    eyes   hum,  you     need  glasses.     Do you suffei: from   headaches?    If so,  glasses will   help  you.     If you have any of the   above    symptoms,  let us   exdinine  your eyes and fit you with gl asses that will give you relief.  .   We make no charge for e\'a initiation and    can supply you   with  I     GLASSES  FRO^W $i.5o AND UP  B. FORCIMflER  j Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician  ;:S'������������aSBSlf3G������lKH5K51H������3BEJI^^  fee My Window  FOR  Post Cards  NOTICE  Boots and Shoes made and repaired. Contracts taken for clearing  land.  TAI   SING  FLETCHER BLDCJ. ist. AVENUE  .SUULSUULSUUL  Dr. ' :>r can be fpuhd *t any time  at his orfice on Gatacre street. His  dental work ii guaranteed to be lira t-  class, and  rates reasoaahle.  moke a Big B Cigar.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  m  -!���������f~V~������~������-\->r71���������*    y.  DESIfiNS        j  TRADEMARKS    -j  AND COPYRIGHTS  OfiYAiWED" j  {  > ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY  Notice in " Inventive Ago "  Book "Ua w to obtain Patents'  B   i|cnffi.  Charges natlerate. No fee till patent is aeetireci  1  ���������    betters strictly conflaeutlal.   Addrnas,        i  E. G. SOGERS, Paienf Lawyer, Washington, b. C. i  mi

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