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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Sep 7, 1905

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Array ILECM^L.  rSSEMBLY-  The Ladysmit  THE SULTAN OF  MOROCCO YIELDS  Apologizes ior Arrest of the AU  gerian. Pays Indemnity and  Punishes the Cadi  The Fxcuses and Reparation are  Accepted by Ministers at Fez,  and Incident is Closed  (Associated Press Despatches.)  Paris, Sept. 7.���������The foreign office ' indemnity demanded for the im-pris-  wa-s highly gratified this niyrmiig to' onrnenl, also presented a letter from  receive a despatch from (lie Fiench j the Morocco Minister ol Foreign At*  Minister at Fez announcing Mi 1.1. the   fans,  announcing'that the Cadi re-  EXPRESS TRAIHS1CQLLIDE  IN THE ST&TEES  TWO PERSONS ARE KILLED���������������������������  SCORE OR  MORE BADLY  INJURED,  ONE TRAIN. WAS LOADED WITH  PLEASURE SEEKERS ON  A HOLIDAY.  (Associated Press Despatches)  US  OS  Sultan  had yielded all  points      demanded     in  the French iiitiiuau-m.  The despatch   says that     September  4th,   the" day  preceding  tlic  expiration  of  the  ultimatum",   the   Grand  Vizier,, Sir Fcdoul Garnit, accompan  ied by a retinue,'went to the French[ miliary  Legation where he was greeted     by  the    Minister  and     his  staff  and a  number of officials.   Thc Grand' Viz-  Boir/.ian's arrest, had  sponsible for  been" removed. - ���������  The French .minister answered,' accepting   the   excuses   anil   reparation  given and, thereupon tlic preparations  for  departure of the legation,   preli-  to  the e-iiforccment of   the  dciiu.nl   by, France,   were  suspended.  'JT.e fdicign office here says thc reparation ( is complete  on  all  points,  Newcastle,  Pa., Sept.  7-���������A collision of    express  trains has  occurred  on the Western N.Y. and Pcnii. road  at Wilmington    Junction,   ten  miles  north of here.   Though only two persons  were killed, u.t  is rcpoitod that  a score or more arc  injured.    All the  ambulances in   the city and  medical  assistance    was fcuin-moiitd   and   the  injured  will  he  brought to  thisciti,.  The 1 rains in lhe collision wore  an extra passenger from this city  loaded with excursionists bound for  Stoneboro, and a regiLur passenger  train - from Slonflboro, which was  due" to arrive here at 0.30 a.m. The  trains met on a curve.  US  SiE  SOMETIMES  THE CASE OF COLLINS IS LIBERALLY COMMENTED ON  BY THE  BULLETIN.  "NOW TAKE A LOOK FOR YOUR  SELVES" SAYS THE GOLDEN CITY PRESS.  imas  muww  The San Francisco Bulletin says:  "Let us hear no more from boasting  Uritons  in America about     the  ��������� ier  then  publicly' presented  a formal' and  liial' the incident is closed," thus  .apology for the airest ol the .French   tcrni.in.at ing the anticipated  resort to  Algerian citizen,   Bouzian, and hand-   coercion   through   the  military     and  ed the minister   thc amount of  the ! naval  branches of thc service.  ARRESTED IN  LADYSMITH  Constable CassUly had a letter' up  from the Constable at Chcimnnus tins  morning asking him to keep an eye  open ior a Chilean named Mamie"  Frankc, who -was suspected oi stealing a. watch and a pair of shoes and  a hat at the sawuuH town yesterday. At noon Mr.-Cassidv and City  Constable Cai'-ondei' arrested Frankc  and he is now ui tho loop. Fr-anKc  is-said to gave sold tho stolen watch  to a man m town and atso'.lo have  disposed oi the other stolen prop-city  Mr. Cassidy will take liim lo Cheimv-  nus tomorrow morning.,.  WINNIPEG NEWS IT KIMS  ' OF     Til I-:     DAY  Winnipeg, Man.,S ept. 7.��������� There  was a drop of 15 cents a sack in the  price of the fust three giadcs of  flour today. This has been expected  for sometime owing to the new  crop being-about due.  Among the distingii-shed visitois  within the gates of lhe city arc Sii  Wilfrid Laurier, lion. W. S. Fielding,  lion.  L. P. Brodeur,  Hon.   Wil-  NEW YORK,  BIGAMY CLUB  New   York,   Sept.   C���������Investigation  of  the  marvelous martial  exploits of  _Dr. George A. WiUhoff, bigamist, revealed     last night that there is an  organi'/od  band     on' the  East side,  numbering  75  members," .who,  during  (he  la-st    ten  years     have  married  more  than   1,0(0  young women    for  their swings,  desertTtng  them within  a few  days   or  weeks,   according   1o  the length of  time  it-took to cajole  them out of their money,  The head' of (his .combine is known  as* Harry Kaufman, and when ar-  rcslcd and-arraigned , in the Essex  Market Court two years ago he was  confronted by 20 ."women jvho claimed  him  for a husband. ,  Dr.    Witzhofi,  whose  matrimonial  exploits wei's uncaither through   the  cITorfs of Miss  Dora Doif,   whom he  manird  under  thc name of Weston,  joined  the     organization five  yeais  ago,  and   immcd-iatcly   became     onc  nf the  ring-lenders by reason of, his  I leasing addrtss, his accomplislimcnls  and  the fact  that he could  speak six  or seven  different languages,  and won  in   all  sjf them.  It was  found  through one of   his  earliest   wives,   Mrs.   Sophia   Youck-  liani Patterson,   Sir  Gilbert Parker,  Sir Frederick Boiden. Major Gencul   Cr,   thai,  Witzhofi  has   married  more  Lake,   Hon.   R.   llarom (,,   Professor    thdn   thirty   young  women       whose  shaw ~of Dakota,   Professor   Mac-Kay  of Iowa,   President  Win.   MacKeiv-ic,  Senator McMullen and B.  E. Walker.  BACK FROM  BISLEY  Co. S. M. Cavin, .Sergt.-Brayshaw  and    Sergt.  Butler,  who have been  attending  the  rifle tournaments     al  Toronto and Ottawa,  returned horn*  last     evening,    says    the Colonist.  Sergt.  Brayshaw is  one of  the V^  toria  representatives   who  coin pete 1  in  the  matches  at  Bisley,  and   has  been away for over three months.  "In referring to  the matches Sertg.  Brayshaw  says   that,   although       he  (lid not make a fiisit-clss showing, he  is  completely satisfied  with      what  he  made  as  a "greenhorn."  He was  iinsuccessful for the King's pii'*c, Icing counted out in the first ' age by  three    pcmls.    The   Canadian   icmii  was  considered  thc best that       has  over gone from Canada.    They \v*:e  successful   in capturing  the V-ohi-p'-ic  cup,  and  lost the McKinnon  Utlhy  by poor     coaching   at the <��������� 00-yard -  ranger     Thc winnings  of the  Canadian team,  which  arc divided  .'Ve.niy  among all ~ the members, amounted  to  ������22  per man,  which  is considered very high.  IIosp.'ital Corporal Richardson v.as  the winner of the cup presented tj\  Lord Strathcona lo the memoer of  the Canadian team making the highest _ aggregate. .This is an annual  trophy and is much coveted by Canadians-.- The Canadian Club presented a gold watch to the second  highest, which was won by an Ontario man.  DAN1ELGOT HIS GUN, JIM  TOOK  TO-   TIIE    -RIVER  names are   J'nown, and probably is  the  husband   of  more  than   one hundred East Side girls,.in addition to  the wives he married in other cities.  According     (o a press report!, Jim  Knight,    of     Lytton,    ran Constable  Duncan lueG'Ui.v"ay *"������������������ "'"������������������0e on .Saturday evening last. Jmi is a*quiet fellow until ths corn e-\liact gels lo  working. Then he is usually round  engaged in some afiau of honor. Ho  has fought a hundred fights in the  past ten years and never won one  On Saturday ho declined to lie arrested at Lytton and pointed  at  McGniiVray. McCliiiivray  up to his  own  quarters-, and  a gun  wont  came  down      loaded with    regulation  c-rdi- .  nance,  whereupon    ' Jim jumped" into  tho   Fraser river, from which he was i  fished out, and is now in  jail atLyt-j  ton.'  CUMBERLAND MAN  GOES  A  HUNTING  Biituno     Deipanta of    Cumberland  Jive    days   ailei   becoming lost while  on      a     huntnig trip dragged himself  himself    into Aiterm and is now Uv-  [ nig high and     iiulcavornig to Quicken  up  ior last     time    Searching parties  .had   been out     after h'un for several  I   days.   During     his five days.trip he  l found    a.-deserted     cabin-wilh a few  ��������� potatoes ui a sack   lie also lolled oni  ' grouse which, certainly does not speak  high     for his ability as ;l hunter, for  j we have: men  in Ladysmith who will  average more than one grouse in five  days     at tin's     season   of    tho year.  Dciipantcs     friends wcro notified    by  wire of Ids arrival at Ai-'bcrnl and thc  search parties wcro called in.  Owing to sonic misunderstanding,  Prof. Prince, the head of the Dominion government -fisheries commission, has not yet left Ottawa, and the  GERMAN   BARON AND  LADY   CIRCUS   RIDER  WATER   IN  I" HE YUKON  TS FALLING-.  According to   recent advices       received   from  the  north   the  water  in  ,.   . ..,. ,.   , .    , the   Upper   Yukon   River   is steadily  preliminary  sittings   of  the  coinmis-   r ... ,  r. .  , . .      ,  ,    ���������  '.     ...".,.,.     ...������������������ -������������������i ',���������,.��������� ,   ,, .   j fal'in-g and freight, consigned  to Dawson   and    the  Tanana  is  piling  into  sions which , Avcre set to be held in  Victoria this week win not be held  until about the end of the month.  Attorney William J3. Barnes litis a  new office boy, saye thc Exchange:  The last boy with whom he was associated resigned a few days ago- Ire-  cause tho new law business did net  suit his peculiar temperament.  How    lo-iig     have "you been here?"  asked     Barnes    when  tire'small   hoy  mado known  his  intenticn  to engage j  in a different  vocation.  '���������'Six  months,"   replied the  boy-  -ness?'-  "And you don't like thc law busi-  Naw. It's no good, and I'm sorry  I learned i't.-  Wliitc Horse for shipment down river.      The  water,  however,  is       not  failing  with   such   rapidity   as       to  alarm either  While Pass aiul Yukon  officials   or shippers.  On August 27th the walor in the  Fifty-Mils River opposite .Vliitc  Horse stood at' CC inches above navigation level, and on August 2flth  at 05 inches, a drop or only one inch  in two days.      ���������  On   the  latter  date there wore at  least  '.-GOO  tons  of freight, !lying   at  While:Horse awaiting shipment -\r,Wn  river,  but  with  the height of      the  wafer Obtaining   steamers..were   taking out     full cargoes and gradually  reducing'.'the congestion of freight.  A   tragic  story of the  love affair of  a you-n-g        German     nobleman  and a lady  circus  rider comes    from  Buda Pesth, says The Express. Mdlc  Feoclora, as she is known, though hei  real, name   is  Fraiilein  Weissenbach,  while performing in'Dusseldorf,      So  ch-arme-Cl  a young   Baion  von Leydcn,  an   ollicer   m   the German   army,   by  her   beauty   and   hoiscitianship,    that  when the  circus   left   Dusseldorf,  the  baron "obtained  leave of absence     in  order    to      accompany her to  Buda  Pesth,   and   there   he  promised       to  marry her.   He returned to'his home  to make thc noccsFat'y  arrangements  but met     with the strongest opposition,   both   from   his  family,       who  wished him   to marry  a daughter  of  a deceased   millionaire,  and  from  the  military authorities, who even  refused  to allow   him   to resign  his    commission.      Baron  von Leydcn       then  appealed  to   the Emperor  direct,  but  only  to be informed  that  if he  mar-  tied Mdlle.   Fcodora he   would       be  cashiered  and degraded.   In  his   despair,   the ' young   man   resolved      to  take his  life.     A day  or  two     ago  Mdlle.   Fcodora received  from  him a  letter   to *say  that  he   had resolved  to  shoot  himself   when   out   hunting,  and   the same day  she read   in       the  newspapers   that  the Baron   had  accident-ally   shot  himself  with       his  own gun.  On Monday Mdlle. Feodoi'a  threw  herself in front of an  electric  tram   ��������� at Buda Pesth,  but. the presence of mind, of the driver frustrated  her attempt   to commit,  suicide   and  she was picked up   only slightly  injured.    Mdlle.  Fcodora is  the daughter of a German officer of high rank,  but  eloped  with a student  to  Paris  . when   only   17  years  old.    On      her  I return to Germany her family would  have  nothing  to' do   with  her  she was forced to  join a circus  order* to piake a living,  superiority of British  justice  to  the  American article, and of the expeditious  and  workmanlike  character   of  British     legal procedure in  criminal  cases.     The Collins case at Victoria  has   dissohed  an   illusion-     which  made iiss believe for many years that  criminals in the British Empiro'were  not "the  painper-jd  darlings  that they  are iu  the_ United  States.  Wlicnevci*'  a criminal, whom everybody knew to  be guilty,  has  succeeded  in  keeping  his case  in the courts for years,' appealing  from the Uials court-to the  appellate and  from the State courts  to  the federal,  wc have been     told  that they did these things better in  thc  British  Empire, and  we believed  \ the   yarn,   although  the  comparison--  were odious to our patriotic feelings  In   the Biitish  Empire,  vc  were' in-,  formed,   the     majesty   of  the bench  was  awful, in the correct sense of  that  abused adjective.    Judges' wore  ���������vigs  and gowns  in  the  British  Em-  t-'ire,  and  even' the barristers   made  up I'oi   their parts-in hoi-schair - ami  silk or stuff.   Theie was no trifling  villi   the  courts  in the  British  Empire-   Criminals   wore criminals,  whe-  ��������� her  Ih. ir  social degree he high     or  ow.    In fact,  the .supreme perfection  01 the    administration     ot" the penal  ��������� aws   in   t-he  British   Empire  was  a  fiction with   which   the majority of  the   King's  good  subjects,  at   home  and    abroad,      regaled    their  loyal  minds.  "But the   nimble Geo- D.  Collins  lias  made  monl eys of British judgss  and    lawyers,  and has  pro,ed   that  .here  is just as much power in tcch-  [jiicalit'ics  in British Columbia,   under  the  British flag, as in California' under   tiie Stars  and  Stripes.- Indeed,  if the niling of  thc judge in Victoiia  be coricct,   which   required   the  district fciUoi'ney from .San Francisco to  produce all   his  ci idcnce,-in   thc.j^  tradition proceeding, as '.if it, had been  ihe trial,   the law   of British  Columbia  is far      more  favorable to  alien  criminals,   seeking refuge  in_      that  country, than is  the law of the United   States.  "We     had Collins pretty far     0:1  the way to  the penitentiary whrr.n he  took flight, but the Victoria authoii-  ties  seem to be unable to keep  hun  in jail,  and lie is  only  nominally in  custody:    The  latest despatches   say  that, it-'will  be weeks  before       his  most recent application  for a writ of  habeas  corpus  will  be heard.   Mean  whnle  he lives  at case a"(I at large;  and   it is not at alt certain that he  will    not     finally  be set at,  liberty'  completely   and  permitted   to  swear-  allegiance  to  the  King  and  practice  law  in the   British Columbia courts.  "The present play of Collins- is  to  continue  petitioning  the   divers judges for  writs of habeas corpus.    The  law   in  British Columbia,  as in Call'  fornia,  imposes a fin:: on a judge who  refuses  to issue a writ to any appli  cant.      A man     like Collins reduces  this   rule  to absurdity by  merely applying again   when   reiii-andcd on    the  first app! ealion, and keeping this fuj  iiKler.nitely.    The   British   Columbian  courts   arc   either  unwilling or   pow-  Icss  lo stop  him;  and they are,    foi  lhat reason,   ridiculous   Ix'fnic     'the  whole   world."  MONTREAL'S FRENCH CATHOLICS MAKE WAR ON NEW  ARMY  STATIONS.  MANY ARE SERIOUSLY INJURED���������RESIDENTS  WILL  AS-  ��������� S1ST  POLICE.  (Auociated Press Despatches.)  Montreal,    Que,     Sept.   7.���������  The  French Catholics    in  St.  Louis     <le  Mole, another .suburb .of the city, at-  ta-'-ked   the  newly  established   Salvation.Army station there and seriously  injured some or the Salvationists.  As the police force at St.  Louis de  Mole is small,  some of  the  English-  speaking   rcsident-H   went   to  the  rescue of the .Salvationists, and  a pitched  bat-He  followed.   More rioting is  expected   tonight,   as  the   Pioteslant  the Salvationists  and  will   be  aided |  residents  ure     organizing  to  defend  by  members  of some  of  the ICnglish  Protestant militia corps.  TOKIO NOT PLEASED  WITH SETTLEMENT  This Morning's Despatches  State  That    Rioting  Feared  is  The I Destruction  of the  Mission is a Dramatic  Scene  Home  Tokio, Sept. (;,���������(!) p.m.)��������� An I111-   vented damage to thc adjoining pri-  TO GIVE ANOTHER CONCERT  At the meeting of the "Ways and  me.tiis Committee" of the I'oobbaii  club, held last evening it was dc-  cwlnl tb howl anotbci concert m  the Opeia House on the ISth of thc  month. The committee are determined to have a first rate ali'air- tins  tune, andare a* ranging a piogrammc  that should attract a large crowd  FiiM particuiais will be announced  later, ,hut in the meantime it is safe  to say the concert will be excellent.  peridl   ordinance established maitial  law  in  Tokio.    Disorder  was resumed  tciiiglit.  Tokio, Sept'. 0.���������(7 p.m.)��������� Serious  noting followed the attack today on  the office of the Kokumin Shimbun,  the government organ. A mob attacked and burned the official residence of the Minister of Home AE-  faies which stood between the No-'  blcs' Club and the Imperial Hotel,  and razed Hibaya Park, which was  the storm centre throughout the  day.  Threatening   demonstrations'  occurred  m  the neighbor hood'of  the 0II1-.  \atc property by dragging the police  kioKs into the middle of the streets  before applying the  torch.  Shortly after midnight another attempt  was made against   the Kokumin Shimbul  offices,   but  the police  dispersed  the  attackers,   killing  one  of the assailants.   The fact that Uie  man .was cut in the back aagerod the  crowd,  \vhich demand-id the arrest of  the policemen.    National troops  mobilized 011 account ,of   the war,  were  Called  out during the night.       The  crowds jollied  the soldiers  good-naturedly cheering them.    The principal  and  in  MIKADO HONORS  A LADY NURSE  Mrs. Teresa Richaiilscn. a Welsh  Uuly. who for 15 mouths worked as a  Red ��������� Cross nurse iu the Japanese  hospitals among the wounded s->-  diers, arrived at Liverpool recent',,  by the Cunardcr I'.iicani.i- from New  York. Before coming homo the authorities .sent her to Port Arthur,  and when "'returning she assisted on a  hospital ship. The Mikado has conferred upon her the highest decoration for ladies in Japan, and the  Red Cross Society awarded her Mie  Order of merit, and she also received  two medals.   O  ''   H  BODIES   RECOVERED  FROM THE TOSCO.'  . OleA-claiid, Ohio, Sept. 7.���������W. A.  Hawgood (t Co., owners of the steamer Iosco, which foundered in thc vc  cent heavy storm in Lake Superior .  today, received a telegram from Mar-  queltc, Mich., saying that the bodies of Lour women and one manjiavc-  been washed ashore at Pine River,  wilh life-preserver-? attached' to  them bearing the name, "Iosco."  YUKON BOATS  COLLIDE  ON THE YUKON RIVER  The Yukon World has the foiiowm**  account of a collision on thc Yukon  nver between the steamers Dawson  and Columbian, the Hon. Frank Oliver, inmisf cr of the interior, being  among the piassengcrs on the former  boat The steamers Dawson and Columbian met in the narrow half-moon  buid six miles 'from Tantalus. The  Columbian hailed the Dawson in order to get a deck hand to lea fireman 011 the Columbian ui piace.'-of one  who was sick Both boats met head  on and had a line out.  'lhe Dawson ui the meantime went  agiomul, thus holding lhe Columbian's bow, and as thc water is veiy  swift and the channel narrow thc Col  umbiaii swung lound catching the  bank with thc wheel and tinowmg  the covei oil the pillow block, tendering it. unsafe fot her to pre coed on her  tiip  'I he Dawson with the Columbian  in low arrived at Tantalus it ban"  past 2 m lhe afternoon of August 21.  fend transferred her passengers to  the Canadian, taking on Voaid the"  Columbian's passengers, thc freight  having aiieady been Iran-fcued '"-1-  thc scene of thc mishap  VICTIMS  OF  CHOLERA  INCREASING RAPIDLY  -Berlin, Sept. 7.���������An official bulletin just issued announces that 15  new cases of cholera and six -deaths  weie reported dur.iig the 21 hours  eliding at noon today, making a'total of 10:") cases and 22 deaths.   o   RUSSIANS CELEBRATE CONCLUSION OF PEACE-  St. Petersburg, Sept.,7.���������A thanksgiving service coiiinicmorative of Ilu  conclusion of peace was celebrated at  Pcleiliofl this afternoon in ihe pivs  once of Emperor Nicholas and the  state dignitaries.  cial homes of Premier Kutsui'a   and! duties  of the troops  was tbe protec-  Baron Komury, foreign minister, who' tion of the police.   The  anger of the  crowds was chiefly on account of the  closing of 1-libaya Park and the  denial  of the 1 ifilit  to publicly meet in'  the park, winch is  under the charge  of the municipality.   -4fter   the park  was closed yesterday the mayor and  council insisted   that the park be reopened.    It  is now claimed that all  Ihe turbulence resulted  from the  indiscrete     closing     of tne  park.   Students     and     young  street  rowdies  seemed  lo be the largest participants  iu  the disorder  <.!' the  night.       The  firemen succeeded in gating the main  structure     of  ihe Home  Minister's  house.   Only   the  outbuildings      were -,  di-slr'oyoil.   It is impossible to secure  accurate      figures  of  the casualties.  The. Jiji estimates them at two dead  and  51)0     wounded in all,  including  those  ser/ou.sly  and slightly-injured,   ���������  among whom arc JD0 policemen. TThe  wounds     arc ' mostly slight    ivoid  thrusts and    biuises  madel.y  stones.  The city  is exceedingly quiet.     this  morning  and   it  is possible that   Hie  trouble  is  o\er,  The Haninian  party had  an exciting  experience  last   night  while   attending and returning  from  a dinner  given by Baron Sane, Minister      of  France."  Dr.  W.  M.  Lylc and   J. C.  McKni_hl      were     in  the crowd on  their  way  to  thcdimii'!   and       were  stoned.  Dr.  J.\lc being struck by    a  missle  and  slighih   hurt.   After  \DVERTISING   GRAFTS  AND      THEIR   EFFECTS.  What  a good   work- would   be       accomplished if,  by some means or another,   the   thousand   and one  advertising graii-S' with which the business  interests  of  the   country  are  burdened and bled, could be eliminated.  Aside  from  periodical,   billboard     am;  street car     adv-ertisinn-,-'the  results]  from  the use of publicity are almost  nothing,  but  the cost;  of  if i.s     all  tacked   on to the ^advertising   expense  hills,   to tih-e injury, and  discredit  of  ���������all legitimate   anil  business-producing  mediums-.      This   applies  with      the  .greatest  force   in   the  smaller  cities  and towns in which every man      in  business  is waylaid   and   blackmailed  into putting ep  lhe  t-r 1.5  cash  for an  announcement kM\  every church sociable  programme.   Fourth   of  Only  Poster,   country   fair   premium   list,   and  ���������So  on  until  merchants  who aire     inclined   to  be liberal  buyers   of  newspaper space have spent all  available  is now   in the United States, but-the  police succeeded in  preventing injury  to  the occupants  or  damage  to   thc  house.   The      situation      tonight  is  threatening.    1 urbulent  crowds    fill  ihu streets and it is feared much damage . to   property  is possible  under*  the cover of darkness.    All thc pohoc  reserves  arc  performing urgent  .iuty  and Vicavily guarding dangerous  .pous  The .streets in   (he neighborhood     of  Kol.iiniiii Minn bin   ai'e closed and 2()J  police form a cordon around the office  The destiuefion  of  the Home Mission   icsiduicc   was   intensely  dramatic.   Throughout the day a scries  of  demonstrations occnricd 111 the neigh  borboud   of the building and  late  in  the afternoon  the mob attacked   the  house, swept  the police away     and  battered  down   the gates.  The police  and   su'vanrs   lesisted   stoutly,    but  the mob  singed  forward and  entered  lhe house.   One of the mob leaders ,  carrying      an      ainiful      of   binning  straw, gained'the rear  of the struc-  liire and  succeeded in  setting it on  fiie.   The police re-sertcs charged the  crowd,  using their swords freely but  the  mob   rallied  from   several   quarters  and    stoned   thc   firemen   when  1 bey  armed.-   lhe  members  of  the  minister's  house were rescued     and  carried  to  the  Imperial  hotel.   When  darkness  came the flames from     the  bin mug building     iliuminvited  a mca,  acing scene,  the mob hooting   r   and  thiowing stones  at  the police     .'..nd  firemen,    repeatedly     clearing      the  slicets.    Accurate figures of the Casualties  arc  not  obtainable    It       is  known,  however,   that  one  man  was  Killed,  that  11 were   mo: 11.1/ wound  cd by sword thrusts, and  that many  persons     were     bruised with    stones  and injured in the crush.      Another  demonstration  is   planned   for   Sept.  8th,   and   it   is believed   that       the  strongest     measures will be taken to  preterit serious rioting .and'bloodshed  A. member of the mob which burned   the house  of the home minister,  said   lo   thc.   Associated .Press:   "Wc  burned the house for   lhe purpose of  atliaclmg attention of the .Emperor  We want  him to refuse to ratify  the  treaty.    We'helie\c l'1;'-!   Hm'-e  surrounding     him   prevent   him       rn-in-  coiieclly   undci.standing   (he   popular  -.itlitudc     towaids      i!ie   di-igr.i.elul,  humiliating   peace "  The   destruction   of   sni.all   substations continued  until midnight.  It-i.s  impossible      to   ascertain   the  exact  number destroyed,  but it  is estimated  that  fifteen were wrecked.     Two  larger   police stations   were also  destroyed.       The   mobs   generally   pre.  the  of  the  dinner was o\er, a detachment  soldiers e-scoi leu thc (kirty to  legal ion.  A ciowd  stopied  R    P.  Schwerin,  \ ice-pie.s*dcnt  of      the  Pacific Mills  Company,   mil  assaulti'V.   bis runner,  but   they did not touch  Mr. Schwerin     A *TO'\d  menacing a neighboring  polite 1,1'js.i, filled the spate in front  oi   the American  legation  and hooted  and  iceic'i  the soldiers  escoiling the  llaiTinii.n I'ciity, who. with fixed'jay  one I.s, charged the     crowd, clearing  the slicets.   They   guarded   the  legation      throughout  thc night.      The  dinnei   planned hy the  Bank  for  today in honor of the -Harr-iinan party  ttill not  Like place owing to the dis-  11:1 bonces   in   the  city.  WHAT   IS   HU'OiV  KOMURA  GOING   TO  DO?  New  "1 oik,  Sept.  7.���������Baron Komii-  1.1,     a'tei     reading   the   Association  r-ss .li-sp.iich  1 filing of (he riots in  Tokio,  and  the experience  of  the E.  lL.iiim���������n   pail\.   immediately       endeavored   to   leach Seeictaiy of Stato  Root.    Mr. Sato -said .Baron Komura-  was     extremely    desirous   of   seeing  Mr.    Root. ,   What  purpose     Baron  Komura bad,  Mr.   Sato   would    not  say.  GOVERNOR OF BAKU  IS HELPLESS  Ti'tlis,    Sept.     ���������7,.���������All the naptha  works at Baku have been destroyed  and  all  thri  factories and  other work  I here   are   closed.    The  military    au-  t'loriiies   arc  hastening   measures   I  cope   wilh   the.   disastrous   situation  ai   Baku.  Artillery has  been dispatch  ' ed   from here by  special  train.    Thc  , prices of benzine;  kaorsene, and their  I residues  have risen  enormously.   The  ; present supplies will be exhausted in  .1 few days.  funds   for  this   purpose   upon   calch-  J    The   Tartar   movement   in   Norlh-  penny s- hemes  that arc rankest  rob-   ern   Caucasus is  said  to he direeted  bery.���������Commercial Union, principally  against the government.  St. Petersburg, Sept. 7.���������The desperate condition of affairs at Baku  is shown by a telegram from the  Governor of Baku, who sent an urgent, despatch to TifHs saying that  his'troops are surrounded-by Tartars and will be inevitably overwhelmed  unless  immediately  relieved  Thc manager of the Mantashoff Co.  telegraphs from Baku that the Bibie  bat plants  have been  destroyed    and  the   depots   of  the   Caspin   company  have    been    burned.    All  but       tho  Christian    workmen  are  surrounded  by . the Tartars. . _ a ,- DAILY t,u,DO ER  THE DAILY LEDGfR    l^mii^MimmMMM^  IY  r0 WEAR HATS I  .���������ublisbed   every day except Sunday.  BY        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COaMPANY.  Offices,  Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION VRICE  BO cents   a  month,    $5 per  year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  THURSDAY,-SEPT.   7,   If 0>.  FOR  IMPROVEMENTS  Discussion  of the subject  is appar.  f.-ntlj'  resulting in a     better understanding of     the cost and benefits of"^Jg  jim electric     light, sjstcm.   It is now,  so far as we can nidge, the opinion of  nearly    an the   people that    thc subject had     better be    thoroughly   discussed and    .figures  gone into, and  if  it can be, shown  that a plant   can    I.e.  installed and     noi prove too heavy a  tax upon those   ' who now burn coal,  on, thai, it will he policy for the city  to'-take  hold.  5" -**��������� \  i  J-SI  lb     ������������   u UU SH������  ItMi  _*9    WE HAVE   JUST  HE CEIVED     A LOT OF NEW FALL  ���������^    HATS,  THE UP-TO-DATE  KIND,   AS   USUAL.      SOME  ^}&k   PRETTY  BROWN AND      GREENS      IN  THE   SMALL  -^������    SHAPE.       THIS  IS     AN ELEGANT   SELECTION.. WE  WOULD "LIKE YOU TO DROP IN AND EXAMINE THEM.  RATES $2.ob PER DAY  ~A.vipr.rv rooms  BAR SUPI'UED WITH BBr  ���������WINES, LIQUORS, CIGAR?  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  I,  lies' Pretty Ilechwear ,  IT   IS   NOT   NECESSARY THAT YOU  SPEND A SUM  OF  MONEY  TO   GET    A SUPPLY   OF   PRETTY   NECKWEAR  HERE.   DOZENS   OF  NATTY   NECK   PIECES  AT 2", CENTS EACH.  3w  m  ij  JEW CLOTHING  The committee appointed at the  last public meeting to look after the  recreation grounds arc losing no time  in preparing for the securing and arranging for 1he clearing up of the  grounds. The committee is composed  of young and active men who an take  an interest in such work and wc may  weli expect before or at the expiration of the year, when the committee  are to turn over the grc-Vndsto lhe  city, that they will be in good shape  for our athletic cuibs to play games  upon, wm be rented and fixed up, as  one of the committee stated, so that  shady places win l,c provided foi pic  nic grounds, water brought on, a,iul  first-class grounds, such as any^ma'l  city might be proud of, will bo the  result. Onc atrong feature which  will recommend the grounds is, that  '���������' the committee succeeds in gct-tmj;  the tract they now expect ti, >1 will  be  of easy  access   to   the  city.  "*_������  ILff    ULUIIimu     v  YOUNG  KSN   WHO    WANT      CORRECT      NEW  FALL  SUITS SUITS   MADE FOR YOUNG,MEW ESPECIAL  LY OF  WHICH   STYLF,   CUT  AND FABRIC   IS  ABSO-  UTELY   CORRECT WILL FIND      HERE     JUST  WHAT THEY WANT-    THE PROGRESS MADE IN OUR  CLOTHING   DEPARTMENT,   RECENTLY,   HAS   BEEN  SOMEWHAT   GREAT.    WE  ARE-THE   CORRECT CLO-  S  THES--SE-LLERS.   LET US  SHOW YOU.  Ai*VA"W^  5 FROM    |  I     $io       I  i    to    l  \       $25       *  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fi.hinx in near vicinity. ^  A. J. McMURTRIE. Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. w  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLKND  ANGELO TATE,PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  . ,        Stocked  SI    _���������-  te  Clothing  >-���������_���������>! I_��������� l_ I��������� !���������>  -    Hens' Jii? Herts  The New Western^Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fiUedup and well .supplied anrt is in charge of  JOS. PELLJGRINELLi  This,Hotel haf    licen  completely  renovated.  Board and lodging $1.00 par. day.  L_  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Canadian Pacific  Railway  -'" ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������*���������*��������� ������������������*������������������  /  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP TICKETS  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points   ���������  ;-  -    AT" LOWEST RATES     * '  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  / "  For Sailiag Dates, Rates and lull  information,  80 Govt/Street,  Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &, Pass.: Agt $.  Low Round Trip Rates  ���������VIA���������  Bar  Supplied with-the  Best   Wines, 1st jVvenue  Liquors and Cigars.  Ladysmith B.C.  WE  HAVE   A   GREAT'   ASSORTMENT,      AND"   ARE  SURE   TO  PLEASE     EVERYBODY.        GIVE      US     A  (J '  TRIAL.  .  FROM  $2  TO  :?.ijO.  WE WILL NAIL THEM  FOR YOU IF   NECESSARY.   .  TWO WOMEN EaV-  PLORE A .CAVERN.  Through the fearlessness of two  Philadelphia women, Ivliss Eii:*a'uelh  Warn \ ati.\ and Mrs. Charles Sc'iaf-  ���������cr, a great deal is now known of the'  Dutchman cave, an unexplored and  mystenous cavern at Ross pta'--, in  British Columbia. In fact, thc two  women found new corridors and cave  them names.  It appears that the two ladies being with a party which was visiting  the noted glacier at Ross I'ltak, do  ciiled to explore the mysterious cave  about which they had heard a gre.it  deal from thc natives.  Arising bright- and early on������ morning. .T.iiss Vaux and- I\hs. Sch-aficr  saying they were going sighl-sceing.  went to the cave.  "When we began the descent we  were a tnlie timid," said Miss Vaux In relating- her experience, "because we were, not at a" sure-.what  ihe cavernous unknown held for  What we saw wen repaid us for ilk  chances wo took. Wc lighted our wa>  with large candies.  "The gloom was great when we entered, and before going many steps a  bilge vaulted gallery appeared as if by  magic. At our feet coursed a stream  or water that looked .blood-red. Further along we saw that a great volume of 'water -lashed over a t-HIV am!  the spray was literally drippniy biooi  the wen was a dtcp crimson, and out  involuntarily' fell stub a small, help  less bit in natvic's plan  "We found a creepy-looking gaiierv  and followed it- It grew smaller an.,  smaller every step. Finally we came  to a pihce where, after s-qnu.e m.^  through,-��������� we. found ourselves in a'  j.cautifui gallery, thc ceiling containing hundreds of finely colored stalactites. We christened' the gallery,  ���������"Fat Man's Misery." , A stout man  never would have got through.  "As our candies were burning low  wc went only a short . distance ftir-  thi r, following an arched gallery, al  the. end of which was a deep ho'-e.  We cr;uid not sec the bottom. We relumed hy th-e .same route, 'sumoc. in������  through. Fat .Man's Misery in a hurry, as one candle, was out and'the ol.li  er went, out before we.reach5 d th-'  mouth of the cavern, and we climbed  the sleep      incline   to the  entrance   ia  the dark.   ������������������������������ ..-..I.  f! Ill; P'SOM I"   l-JX 1'KKI MF.NTS  AFTER  1IANG1NK!  In  the    -'stale of  New   .'.'Icrsey the  Rev.   Rev.   I-'.miie  "Murray,   an Episcopal   clergyman  is  conducting  an   energetic e,Mn|niig!i     against capital  pun.  ismeu't.    I'niil.e     the    state     of New  York. New     Jersey does not e'ectri-  /uite murde-rcrs; hut hangs  them..    Mr.  Murray has  witnessed seven hangings  and  it; convineed  by Cose personal observation,      that, the    culprits  reiatn  consciousness      ror some    . time   after  their   ner-rkx   are   broken.   Tii   support  of lus  ease,  for the abolition  of hanging be describes the recent ���������execution  of Paul Genz.     a wife, murderer.   Mr.  Murray had  spiritual charge of Gelt/,  and''discussed     'the ���������"fticstion with him  whether a man's brain might be active after his neck - -was .broken. Genz  peiicer,  Limited  2������ ,-.;...  55 Nanaimo*  RESTAURANT  Ccr, 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and riay. A good mea'S at any hour  ������������������-������������������������������������         '.���������...... (  Mea's 35c. and Upward  was  certain  that    oiisci-jusncss     .*���������- (for"' _ three-quarters'.of a minute after  mained after    the neck had ,.cen' bro- ��������� his   neck was    "broken instead of one  ken. and he arranged signals he would  make at his hanging to indicate the  truth of the theory.  "Afterniy neck is broken," Gcnz  said, "I will wait about a minute,  then I will close my hands twice,  once, the.n twice again. I arrange  the signals now so that no doubters  can say that my ovements were  only involuntary- twitchings." Mr.  Murray saw the execution of Genz,  and he -with six other witnesses  swear that thc .signals were given c-x-  nx-tiv as     prearranged by Genz. with  minute . Under the circumstances,  however, seeing that Genz was blindfolded, and nearly dead, the slight  error of judgment regar ling _ (farter  of a minute is not considered of vital importance. To strengthen his  case, Mr. Murray is arranging with  Edward Tapiey. a negro, also a wife  murderer-, to test his theory at his  execution on Friday. Tapiey has  promised Id make signals with his  right thumb.  ,_ .         , _. ,    Good   eating   apples,   65c  to  $1.25  the exception that  thc culprit paused   per.box at Simon Leiser ���������& Co. Ltd.  Best accommodation for transient  lad permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar is up-to-  d - te. Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w \rtls. "������  -    WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Ertlaia-ia *->-" :������������������: *���������  Ladyumltk  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates ?1.25 ai.d$1.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway depots. Electric cara every five  miuutea to all parte of the city.. Bar  and table unexcelled.  ' F. BAYNES, Proprietor,   ,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER B, C.  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50 Chicago 71.50  '   Datea of lale, August 2dth and 25th  September  16th  and   17th.  Philadelphia $87,00  Dates  of sale,  September  7th to 11  Final return limit 90 days  . from  date of sale.  For full particulars call  on or ad-  dress    -  S. G. YERKES,  E. R- STEPHEN  TICKET   OFFICE!  and  Yates Sts^  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B.C-  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  i  n  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Tahle, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GAT ACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  t:-0   YEARS'  _X"'-*"F..iENC���������  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical En_iii".ers,   England  Member  International  Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Ele.-trical Engineer���������  LADYSMITH, B. C.  r. 0. box 357,  TH6 CITY 7V.HF?K6 T  R. Williamson Prop  fst Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  WM. MUNSIE, President  The  J. W. COBURN, Man. Director  Telephonej46.  Ladysmith  Lumber Co  Ltd.  \1ILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers    of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Latha,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Reasoned  and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lmmfcer ia    Stock  ��������� ���������  Under N ew Atanagment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C;  McKinnell & Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modem and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial  Mens'  headquarters;  Fire Proof     Building.  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  7������ Government st  Victoria, BJC.  MENKYS NUR5FR1ES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown 8c  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     Md  FLOWER  SEEDS, '   f  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  JHODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND-HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less. _ Catalogue free.  8010 Westminster Road,  Vancouver.  One of which i*s the famous "Nort?  Coast Limited,"  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourisj  sleepers on all trains. Cheap roun  trip tickets,- gn0d lor three inoirth{  to Eastern and' Southern points,' 0,  sale Sept. IC and 17. .Round trip t  Philadelphia, ' Sept. 7lh, to, lit"  $89.ISO, good for three months.  Excursion rates now n effei  '*������  10 Portia r.d Fa ir.   Round tr3  rate   $9.65.   Only direc* linil  to Yellowstone Park.  1  Steamship   tickets on  sale to    al  European    points. Cabin  accommod,]  tion reserved hy wire,  reserved hy wire.  For     furthsr    particulars    call  write the ollice.        Phono Main 43J  A. D* CARLTON,  A.G.P.A;   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  C. E. LAN]  .General Agei^  Victoria, Bii  Trade Marks  Detsigns  Copyrights &e.  Anyone sending n sketch and description may  quickly nscortaiti onr oiumo.i free wlictlicr :m  Invention "is probftb.y patentable. Conimvintca-  tlonsstrictly eonlldentlnl. Handbook on Patents  nent free. Oldcat nsency for Becurlrifi patentH.  Patents taken tliroimh Mnim & Co. receive  ipfcld! notice, without cliarco, in Uio  Sciewfific flint riant  A. hnndsomoly Illustrated weekly. Largest clr-  nulatlon of nny-sclentlQc lournul. Terms, -?:i a  fear: four montUa, $L. Sold bya .1 ncwsdealnrs.  MllNN ftCd-^'B^^'New York'  firiincb i>nic>. 1!2S >f SI.-- ~r'nshlnirloii; T.*. C  HOTEL LELAND  fT. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R.;Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modalled. Rates ��������� (2 per  day. ^ Corner Granville and Hastings  streets-  Telephone,  1���������4.  .^'^.'a^"**^.'������%.'������^.'<-w.-������-^.'������-'^."������^.'*������"^."������������.'  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  4  I  3  tatjysmith Boat Diiin,  iltsU'  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for Hire. Boats huilt  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality. ^  HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  . ~     Smelting Workaaty  UDYSMITH,B. C,  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager,  (fc'.'^'fea"''"''-'*'^^  THOS. KIDDIE.  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 ar individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  tAdysmith.  B   C.  ���������4   *_  The  Meat  Geo. Roberts  arket  Dl D IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That, the place'to BUY YOUR M EAT  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 CLK  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET  STFVENS BLOCK, GAT*.CR-="  SsV.nE_.T LADYSMiTH  JO'  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  High street.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������j'  LADYSMITH BAKBRY  HOP LEE & CO.  6N THE ESPLANADE.  n   ���������'_ n     -x   i   -o Tnft Anrt n r-     -i   _������o c*%*% am   PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL"i  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fiwid, $3,500,000     baked and fresh:  Coafectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken tor Pastries to be delivered at any time.  j Employment Agency  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   vi!;  the "  The only line now making UNKJ  DEPOT connections at ST. PAt  and MINNEAPOLIS with t,  through trains from the Paci"  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, Tltf  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEitf  RATES,  THE  FASTEST TIME.fj  BETWEEN .  'if  MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL, Cl_  CAGO, OMAHA, KANSAS CL|  and ALL POINTS EAST.  ?or complete  information ask  j;,"!  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKE'j  '.       ������������������'''.-������������������' '.'������������������'��������� ''!  General   if],  TiQ 2nd Ave.,  Seattle-  DbtWaCK 0*UaS*__v;_3_.  "^",ri\r'"f's^j^"to'l*'J*'i  i-lj-..'       vS*i1'--_3 C2    D!3 ra  ������������������H-Ai. .  ���������fi1-1-  %i] o Q a n  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  [B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'I ManajuT  BANK, MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under  3 centa  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10...... 6 cents  "    $10       " " $30  10 cents  "    $30       " " $50...... 15 cents '  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C. nada of a Charter***d latit  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points ;n the United State*.  NEOOTMBLE AT A FIXED RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COM MERC* , LONDON, ENG  They form an excellent method of remittin   small auins o{mon������y  with safety and at small   ;ost.' ._\  :  CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY  --.o.  LADYPKITH BRANCH  W. A.  CORNWALL. Maaagec.  ���������, Mannfacturers ofthe Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOfl  None bu ��������� Union I,abor    Km ployed  fl J. BOOTH, Prop.  - .  J     h_s:  .������PVRIV!  ISN'T THAT SWELL|  Our  customers  are  always  plij)  wii-th      the   wall   and  ceiling   pav  they have selected  from  our  cl/^  ingly  varied  stock,   as  well as  the skillful way our workmen  it.    General approbation is givel]  i  interior   decorations.  May   we  j?_  up an estimate ior you? "  tadysrniif? Wallpaper 'f)r|  HARRY   KJ|  FIRST AVENUE  'j DAIL? LEDGER  -_���������������"  ..  I   II  95  /   ���������*fr*A^.^4.^<''>������*4*f.*4������|^^  mm  ��������� S a a ������"  *\PSI  NANAIMO,   B.C.  rianuf^ctur&rs of the  LE ROI  ORES  FOR TRAIL SMELTER  EER  f In {British Columbia  $    Lager  Beer and Porter Guaranteed   Brewed  J      from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  ���������  ���������4������M~fr-<K*-'J'*JrK*,'K*-M*'K^  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON  DOMINION  LANDS  IN  MANITOBA  THE  NORTHWEST  TERi  R1TORIES     AND    THE YUKON  TERRITORY.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased  at $10 per acre for soft coal and $20  for anthracite. Not more than 320  acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate  of ten cents   per ton of 2,000 pounds  Ros.slaiid, Sept. 5.���������The Rossland  Miner today received thc loiiowing  special:  London, Sept. ."3 ���������At a special  meeting o-f the board oi directors of  the Le Roi Mining Co'inp-ony, held  ycsteiday, afternoon, a contract was  arranged by winch t-he entire sh-p-  pmg product of the\Le Roi nunc will  be sent to the smelter of j,he Canadian Smelting Works at Trail. The  (extract runs for a period of three  yens, commencing Friday, September  l������tb The Norihort smelter will be  ci< sl(1 as     soon  as the supply of arc  Le Roi Minmtr Company, and js the  culminating pou;l of one ofthe most  cxcitm. tojiltsts for control of the  Le Roi that ever took piac������.  ?_Af -"-"--  ALLIGATOR  FARM  IN   SOITIIERK FLORIDA  Shall be collected on the gioss   out-   on  hand on     September 15th can ho  -.������������������'.���������"���������"SsiAA-i"*^^  FROM THE  FACTORY  TO y OUR  put.  Quartz���������Persons  of  eighteen  years  and over and  joint stock companies  holding  free miners' certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A tree noser's certificate is granted  for one or more years, not exceeding  five years, upon payment, in advance  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to_ $100 per annum for  a company,according to capital.  A   free      miner,  having  discovered  mineral  in place, may locate a claim  1,5011x1,500 feet hy marking out the  Freight  is" a very considerable item ''j dame with  two legal posts, bearing  in  the importation of  Furniture���������especially  amongst  the  cheaper  lines  ���������1  TttKSE WE 2VIA.NUFACTURE  ourselves from Njaliivc Woo'ds���������ensuring: the LOWEST POSSIBLE  COST���������and have \mc.,with GREAT  SUCCESS  from all introduced.  WE nENI'ION  A FEW  Cooks treasure Tables  ."���������,*".00 ca  Kitchen  Cupboard or Dressers wilh Glass Doors in  upper   ��������� half.  Size-7ft. *1, by     ��������� ~~  4ft 4 '- .,.,    $12.50,  Maat      Safes,   Fir,   Aiii.ij.fiic, , ""  Outside  measurement  fiSx'12-  xl7  $'1.00:  Have you cur Catalogue?"  W^n  smelted, as 't is considered in the best  interests of the Le Roi Company that  the superior advantages of Trail as  a smelting point should be realized  with an possible despatch, now that  a majority of the Le Roi directorate  are fully convinced in this respect-  Mr Anthony J. "McMillan has resigned from the direct orate of ihe Le  Roi company. For npwaids or a year  Mr. McMillan was Managing Director  of the" Company.   "  The forcgo'ng despatch means die  complete overthrow oft/he ('reat-  Northciii-McMiiian      influence    in   thc  Though not included in the r<-  porls on that subject,- undoubtedly  ehe most icmaikable agricultural enterprise in lhe country is the faim  m Southern Florida on which the  one crop cultivated is alligators.  'Wiis unique farm is located  on   the  east  coast  of  Florida,  some       distance   below  Palm   Beach.,   on       the  bank  of Indian  river.    Tbe situation  is an  excellent one  for - that purpose.  Jt is in the  very part of the country  where   the  saurians   were   the   most  numerous in the days before they be-  gan   to be bunted   as  a business,   and  not      far    away are  the Everglades,  where   tii3 , few  remaining specimens  (that  is,   few v,hen  compared      with  the  tens of thousands that were     to  - he  found    in   Florida   twenty   years  ngo)   are   being  relentlessly  pursued  lo extinct.on   by  their fi ilow  swamp  dwellirs    the  Seminolcs. w  Look  in   Forcimrmer's .window  something   will surprise you.  and  VICTORIA,B.C  Miners' Oriiiing Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.  "Drill Sharpened  by u<=   ���������  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks  handled and repaired.  Smpsrnitriing    in   al1     its* ^rarities  Horseshoers*and Genera! Blacksmitns.  RLAWSON  Buller Street   -   -    -    .-    Ladysrnitli, B C  x  LA DVSMITH TRANSFER CO.   *i  t  ���������1  1  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY. '    Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  i  i   ���������>  WILLIAMS AND WASKST  m  X  ���������  X  X  X  X  J PHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMITH J  ^���������XmX������XmX*Xm^������X:������^������X������X*^*^''^*'^9^mX������X*X������X������XmX9  ESS  LIGHT TEAMING  -    , '���������;���������       Wood and Bafk for Sale  BUGGIES FOR HIRE ':���������: :���������: Sco J. KEMP, ot lea.'c orders will.  BLAIR &   ADAM  fTRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-1.  ' W.  SILER.  GENERAL JEXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY no*1'"*;.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  m  Solicitor,  Etc.  ianey   to     Loan  st. Avenue  LADYSW1  LADYSMITH  AERIE     NO.   688, F.  O. E.     :���������:        .*���������:        :-:        :~j  Meets in the Opera Home 1st and  3rd  Tuesday at  7.30  p.m.    Worthy  President   B.  Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C. H. Rummings.  IL 6. MILES  Contractor  and Builder  REPAIRING  of  ail  kinds  pro*--  attended to.    Shop on Gatacre  location notices, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The,claim shull be recorded within  Fj"  fifteen     days if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, one  additional  day allowed  for every additional  ten  miles or fraction.   Thc  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At least JlOO must be expended  ou the claim each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $5UU has been expended or paid  the locator ruay, upon having a'.survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase tin* land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister of the Interior tb loratc  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding i(i0 acres.  Thc     patent for a mining location  shall* provide for  the payment   ot   a  Royalty of 2_ per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer     Mining���������Manitoba and  the  N.W.T.,,excepting the  Yukon Tcrri-  Itory���������Placer  mining claims geueially  are 100 ft. square,      entry ice?;"', renewable yearly. On the North Saskat  *-;hewan  River claims are either  bar  or bench,  the. former  being 100   feet  long and extending between high and  low water mark.  The latter includes j  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the hill or hank,-but not   exceeding 1,000 feet.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  be obtained.  Dredging in tbe rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting thc Yukon  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of live miles each for  a term of twenty years, renewable in  the discretion of the Minister of .the  Interior.  The lessee's right is~confined to the  submerged bed     or bars of the river  below low water marie, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have,  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan   River,   where  the  lessee may dregde to- high water mark  each alternate leasehold.  The lessee  shall  have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles,  but where  a person  or  company    has  obtained  more than one lease        one  dredge for each fiftee,   miyfis or fraction is sufficient.   Rental, 110     per  nnum for each mile ot river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2\ per   cent,  ollected  on the output after  it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years,  also renewable.  The li-nsec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the river  below low water mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the'-  lstday of August iu the year of the  the date of the lease.  The lessee shall have one dredge in  operation within two years from the  date of the lease, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, {"100 per mile for  first year and $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer  mining.  Placer Mining in thc Yukon Territory���������Creek, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  engtb, measured on the base line or  general direction of the.creek or gulch  the width being from 1,000 to 2,000  feet. All other placer claims shall be  250  feet se-uare.  Claims are marked by two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices . Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. Onc extra day allowed for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  Thc person or company staking o  claim must halt! a free miner's osrt.i-  ficate. I  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 feet in  length, and if the party consists of  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put of which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary  claims  only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at the rate  of two and one-half per cent, on the!  alue of the gold shipped from     the  Yukon Territory to be paid t&    the  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  .'20 acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall be collected on the  gross  output. '}  Quartz���������A free minor's' certificate is I  granted upon payment in advance of'  $7.50   per   annum   for  an   individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 rx 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 oth-'  er requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  The      patent provides for the pay-j  ment of a royalty of  2_ per cunt on L  r."'  ���������       ���������  Colds  i  It ihonld be borcc ia mind that  e-ery cold weakens the lone**, low-"  era the vitality and prepares the  system for tie more serious diseases, among -which, are the two  greatest destroyer-' of .human hfia, I  pneumonia and consumption g ,  Chamberlain's  ���������  Cough Remedy  bos won its great popularity by its  prompt cores of this most commas  ailment It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens tine  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent core. It counteract*  any tendency toward pneumonia. ,y  . "Price 25c, Large Size 50c.   a  _-Hif -f> yi >r_n f~i n ���������_ 1.3   Dr. Dier can  be found at any tiro-  c-  at his office on High street. UK dr������i'c  tal   work  is guaranteed.'to  be .first  class and rates reasonable at  the sales.  i z ������^^s^__i^-___ms^^m^iss3^_BEm>  SAVES   FUEL  It is not the first cost of a range which makes it cheap  cr expensive, but the amount of fuel it afterwards consumes.  If you buy a rnntfe   a  few dollars cheaper than  Kootenay,    and  "5  *m*~  >cr than a   ��������� [iW 3 ]^foJ  it  bums   L ;,������iLg___^-i're_?s___*  from' 15 to 25 per cent. L&^^'a'-TT  more fuel, what do you  gain? .Nothing; but you  actually iose money, besit'ei-  putting' up with all the  inconveniences of an old-  .style range.  PLACPaR mining claims generally  are J00 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  '   A free miner may obtain two leas-':'  es  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 ra.c  of 2h per cent' collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  " W. W. COIiY,  Deputy  of the Minister of"*the In-  'erior.  HILBERT  I  *;>_____^_________*f  *_j__ss_mt___w  PAINTING,      JPAPEKrJANC^NQ  ETC.  Work done properly and at    rifrM.  prices.    Shop  and residence In  rear  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  -,    J. E. SMITH, Pro"  The Kootenay is equipped with every known device  for reducing- the consumption of fuel. -  |S!J9|fWtp  In*��������� vi _.������*������ '<_ '������������������ --���������_"V> t I ���������_,  ������������������**������������������*���������     a^_!54  .^^^_5^^7S^^___M  ^^i&iz&������___ii������=:=S::^  Sold by_all enterprising dealers.  WIcSTE FOR BOOKLET  Montreal,    VVinni  Vancouver,  Ladysmith   Temp'e No. 5 Rathbrn.  Sisters meets in tire Oddfellow'  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  Mrs. Kate Tate,  secretary.  BOOTS  AND SHOES AT* RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   a  speciality.  THOflAS   MCEWAIN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  ���������*   Plans,  Specifications and De- *���������  *���������,   tails     furnishofl for. all'kinds ������������������  **   of work in the CARPENTSH ������������������  **  Line ������������������  **   C.   B.  ROBELEE,  Carpenter *"���������  **  and Joiner,   ' 2nd ave, Lady- ������������������  **  smith,  B.   C. ������������������  ������������������*������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������������  Appointments may he made at any  time for dental work, at Dr. Diet's  ou High street st  -NOTICE.  From      this date the  undersigned  will  not  he responsible  for any indebtedness     incurred except on      a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  5HTi_<s*rg~������r^gis^5sa  Any  I14Y, GRAIN AND  FARM "KODUl"  Orders will be delivered anywhere  I in the city promptly .and at thc low  lest possible,prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, ou  tk*  Esplanade .-  JAS.. "SfAKTTOOCv  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Pal-H-oV  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water  Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  'omptroller.  No  free miner shall receive a grant  I more than one mining claim      on  eaeh   separate river, creek or  gulch,  but thc same miner may hold     any  number of-claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work their claims in  partnership  by filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned  and another obtained    on  the same creek, gulch or river by giv-  ng notice and paying a fee.  Work  must  be done on a claim each  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that work has     .been  done must be retained each year;     if  not, the claim *__.il. be deemed to   he  abandoned,   and    open  to occupation  and entry by a free miner.  The  boundaries of a claim may   be  defined  absolutely  by having a survey  made  and publishing  notices  in    the  Yukon  official  Gazette.  Petroleum���������All   unappropriated   Dominion  lands  in Manitoba, thc Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon  Territory, arc  open to . prospecting  for   petroleum,  and the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company   having  machinery on   the  iand  to be prospected, an area of 1B20 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length of width  shall not; exccei  throe  times**-the breadth.  Should   the   prospector  discover  oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly  establish such discovery,   an area  'hot exceeding 610 acres, incIudJiBg^the.  oil well   will  be sold to the prospector at the  rate of $1.00  per acre   ar."  the remainder  of the  {-met  reservco  namely,    1,280     acres     will he soil  at   the      rate   of  three   dollars     an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by ovder-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A.  SMART.  Deputy Minister of  thc Interior.  Department of the Interior,   .  of  .Dealers in  Leads TheEn    Afl  ��������� IN QUALITY'  :o:-  Pianos and  ���������Printing  Done Promptly and  Organs..  Ladysmith, B.C.  R. P. RITHET,  Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA,  :���������: :���������: ���������_; .-: :_-B 0.  w  G*  Ladsymith  9______  Merchant Tailor  a*sM_^-M^v������it,*______������s~'a~s***'_ras*_a____a_������-  B.  C,  PAINTING   AND   PAPERHANGING  At  55 r  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDiNG  Orders Promptly   Executed  - --/��������� LADY3MITH  ."l^A_l_i_������_3_^__g_____SS____'?~;  ... _ ���������  e  1st   Avenue  n  *3  Attention is called to tbe     fact that the  Ogilvie Flour mils 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 ihere- r*:  to, take this opportunity of advising  the  public  that  any unauthorized users of the electrical    flour purifying processes   will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Fionr Mills Ooxo.po.ny L?raited  I   are the only    miliars in. Ca.-iia wl03e      Flo*ar  is purified by the  ��������������� 13 31 io px������_ ces THE   DAILY   LEDGER  ii. INS  | as-3 ^  ��������� i?a- . <*-    *>.- ;-  : ;"7 XJ S_:S*J^isBaiti������SE  Large ripe Tomatoes, six cents Per i������  Pound  at Simor Leiser &, Co.'s Ltd. j|  A slight improvement is reported  in. the condition of Mr. M. Ingham,  now in the Nanaimo Hospital.  The City Hail presents a very spic  and span appearance with its new  coat or paint. Mr. J. E. Smith completed wort. ( qn the building the end  of last week.  '"\   -1  3  ijV  iCANS  G.*t your  ser itCo's.  Umbrella at Sunon Lei  The passenger train from Victoria  last evening ran over amcc setter dog  this side of Bianev's ciossmg. The  annual is described as being a "good  bred" one.  Air.   13.   S.   McDonald's   night school  is  now open  evenings at  thc   public  school   building-.    The   regular   evenings  throughout   the   fall   will       be  Tuesday  Wednesday  and  Friday     ol  eath week. Time,  (J..H).   All  who   desire   instruction  can  call   and       arrange  on any   of (he above  evenings,  an.I  can  jo.n  regular*  classes  TOWNS1TJH EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V.-1.  BOYS  TWEED  PANTS  AA>  A small .area has been laid uff  at  in  town lots which are do w ���������Here*  Mir. Fames Adams, secretary of the  fool-bail     and   basketball     clubs,   has  forwarded   ���������'the entrance  fees  to  the  Portland      tournament    management,  for    both  basketball      arid      root/ball  tournament.  LOW   PRICE.*   AN    D ON  EASY TERMS.  t  Tbe future of  the  Cowichan      District   and   Vancouver   Island  will   need   expectations   and   this is a g������9'! chance    a safe aad  ������rofJt.*ble   invest mc-nt.  ���������rl-Al.Jl'l!A>'rt_M>l'I"K'lAS'  ' AscnU. J- STEWART J. H WH1TTOME  ,    ,       ...     -j    , Duncans.      V.  I.  I.a'l>smitb,  V.  I-  STRANGE BUT  TRUE  it is that ever since  Mother Eve made Fig  Leaf Trousers for little  Cain there ^has been  no end of trouble in  keeping the boys in  Pant*  ��������� 35" WAS*  Buncans,  as*-  Thc    wet     weather*    iircvents  Dan  'Nicholson      working    on thc     school  house     which is being erected in tha  district between here  and   Chcmauius,  so  he  is     spending.a (Jay   or two i.\  town.     The building  win probably be  completed     in about a month's time-  It ;s    understood that school  will be  opened as soon as it is finished.  1  Best tobacco, fruit and candies at  Carter's,  First Avenue.  p#^1INI������N  -EXHIBITION  19 05-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER 7-1905  Under the Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  industrial Society  NEWWESTM ^STER  B.   C.  Mr. W. A. Cornwall, of thc lccai  branch of tho Bank of Commerce,is  away on Ins vacation. When m \ an-  couvcr Mr. Cornwall will ste Mr.  Marpoic in reference to, obtaining  from the C. P. R. the piece oi laud  ad.oiniiie Uie jail Tor a public lcc-iva  tion ground Tins site is by far the  best ui tins vicinity and il is II) bo  hoped that the chairman, of lhe  grounds committee will meet with  success.   _   MARINE  Edith left poit last evening.  We have a splendidly  made Pant fov boys in  Tweeds and Chtvoiis,  lined throughout.  Regular Prict 85c.  IO Doz. Only To Be  Sold at  50c Per Pair  Walters &  Akenhead  s.  S. S.     Til-ania     completed loading  yestculoy and left for Frisco.  Tug Czar was in port tins morning  wilh the Transfer.  IN PRIZES  AND  ATTRACTIONS  $100,000.00  Enlarged   grounds,   new,   handsome  and spacious buildings.  WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS     in  ROWING  and  LACROSSE,  HORSE  RACING,   Broncho  "i us ting,"  Military Parade*  and  B������rciseS.  KOYAL IRISH GUARDS and fiber   Famous BANDS.  GRAND   WATER   CARNI*/AL-Paracle ������f    Fraser  River  FishiB6  Fleet  Patrol Boats, II.M. Warships, Ir-c-un  War- Canoas, etc. -     Indiaa sports.  For  all  information write W.  H.   KEARY,   Secretary   as.   M*������-a_er,  New Westminster, B. C. ,  At Philadelphia Ferguson gave me a  wallop on the ear which 1 shall never forget, but he got his. Ferguson's  career has been such that I do not  think pugilism's followers care to  encourage his  kind.  What  I have  said  heretofore about  lighting negroes  goes  for   all time. 1  am     a southerner     aad  do not like  them.   I was  forced  to ��������� fight     Jack  Johnson in San Francisco  and beat  him.   Had  i.hc  fight   been  to a finish  1 wouldjha'.'c  knocked him  out.    Towards  the     last he quit like a cur,  and  1 demonstrated  that  I am a better  lighter  than he is���������I   say  fighter  ���������boxers seldom win fights.  It looks as  if Tom  Sharkey,   Kid  McCoy,  George Gardner  and     .Kid  Cartel- are out of  the game. I,  they  think   I am  an easy   proposition  they  can, get my game-   Joim WiUc at Chi  cago   is  not to lie considered.       Joe  CUoynski,  a good man,  is   no loagcr  in the  ring-    I have  beaten      Jack  O'Brien   and    can  do it again.  Some writers say that the present  crop oi heavyweights is not promising. Jcilries had had his day. Age  and weight has told , its story. I  trust that he can train down for another fight. I am willing to take rim  on.  i    The man  I prefer  to fight is Filz-  siinmons and  1 will sign  articles "or  a match with him at any time,  i    Championship    possibilities      will  spring up all over  the country     for  some time  to come. I am willing to  fight to prove I am champion...     So-  long as I am  ready  to fight any white  man the public must withhold its decision until  thc referee counts either  myself���������or  my opponent   out. ,,  ������������������  THE OAR��������� ���������  Is there a prospect of the professional sculling championship of Mie  world'coming back to Canada? This  is a question which many ot our  readers are asking themselves after  the race between Durnan and .Suiivan  in  MEETING   IN  THE  METHODIST   CI-IUROT-I . TONIGHT  '.- Rev. ; T.Ai'beft Moore .arrived- in  town "this morning from Nanaimo,  and he    will  this evening    address a  ' public meeting in the Methodist  Church. Rev;.1 Mr. Moore is the sec-,  rotary f the Lords Day Alliance and  -tye object, of h.s visit to this city is  to endea.vor to organize, a branch- of  the society here- ���������-  Last evening Mr/Moore gave an m- ':  ten-sting address -   in     Nanaimo.-   1'e  . is'.said ��������� to be. a pleasant speaker  and.  ��������� ail who. atieudtbeiiieeting this evening ���������  ���������will   he  made welcome   The  mcctiii-i  commences at     ������  o'clock ,   admissioi  . ( free. :  '���������'.   .    ''���������   . _ : 6 ���������  OPENING  UP BUSINESS  SEP. 1ST. 1905  K    LUCAS. OF THE CITY  BAKERY,  OFFERS   A   CHANCE ON .  THREE-STORY ORNAMENTAL CAKE, V ALUB-*������?."-.,,,���������,������,  FOR EVERY PURCHASE OF *!,<��������� ��������� WORTH OK BREAD, TICKS IS.  DRAWING   TO  TAKE   PLACE   SBPTJWBER  PAYDAY,   IMS.   fl  Saks on vis* -t City Bakiry-  who  also was becomingly   ed  in  town by    Me-srs.   J.  Louden  white o-andaic and" or- ! lhe  well  known  leader   of  the Nana  V.1.UC o.B..iiiai , silver Cornet   Band,   and      H.  NANAIMO ' i  T. J. P. Jones, who has-been a familiar   figure     on  t-he   streets   of-Na-1  nainro"    for . 1 lie-i.rst fifteen years t.r  more, he.s    decidei. to move from the  city, and will, with his wife, take up ���������  ��������� liis������������������residence in Missouri.'   Mr- Jones  has been eonn.-cted wilh the. Athletic  club   in   the capacity   of   janitor   ever'  since     it opened,  and  las, in the  per-,  . formaiice of Ins  duties  there en (It aired I  ���������himself to the hundreds of young men \  some, of whom are still here, and' ot.lt- '  crs    sr-atlercd     in  an  .world,  but all -of whom will  wish  Alphabet      Jones,   es   he is     familiarly  "noun,  tin: best success that can possibly   attend   him   in  his future   1 ome.  ORAHAM-McCUlSH.  An       exceptionally   pretty   wedding  took place last     evening at  the n-si-  dc-nce of the bride's aunt.  Mrs.   .1.  Al.  Davis, of     Kennedy street   when Miss  Maggie     MeOuish   and     Mr.   Charles  Graham     were united in marriage. -,y  the  Rev.      J.  TM.     Millar,   'lhe   hr-dc  was  presented      to thc groom by her  tineie.  Mr.     Neil McCuish. and loo,'ed  -charming      in      a dress  of  beautiful  white silk with     a white rose in brr  hair,  nnd     carrying a.shower  bo-qriet  of roses,  liiiies     of the valley,  bridal  grin find     orange bl-osRoms.   She wns  attended    liy.    her cousin. Miss EiUn  McCuish,  al tired in  i'ic.d a b-btijuct similar to  that -if th  i,i uie.   Mr    Win.   Coi'nfitld   supported  the groom,  i    After  the     ceremony was over  ihe i  wedding peily and guests s-a.1 down  . lo a most attiactive lepast picpf.nl  ���������by  Mis.  Davis, after  winch  llie cvui  111,-j, was     spent e   j-ames an;  :..et ���������  n.c-nt till a -ate hour.  ���������x-yc-yi-x~x--x. x x x x x  SPORT  X   X   X   X   Xr^^i^-%r-X.-3& -  THE  GUN���������  The  Illustrated   Sporting and  Dramatic     News,   of August UHli last,  speaks  in  the  highest  terms   of  the  recent  action  of   the  government    of  tl.c.Province iof Quebec in sel'Mu^ a-.--j  ide  a large  tract of uncultivated land !  as a game preserve.   The country se-  le^t_d   lies  on   thc Gaspe PemiisuLi,  nii'l   the land   reserved   has.an   aea  I of 1,500,000     acres.   Carilou.      red  deer,    grouse,     salmon     and   trout  abound  and will,  if caic be  taken,  increase  to a most astonishing    extent.   The reserve is not for"     any  cla-ss,   hut  for   the  public  generally,  and   anyone   will   be  able  to  *.lior>t  and  fish by paying a small charge to  eke out thc large fund necessary   for  thc   up-keep  of   the reserve.     l'he   paper gives unstiiilfd  praise lo      e _u-  thoiitics in-connection  v\jlh thc matter,  and, as  this'magazine is one o!  the.   lea-ding   authorities   upon   sporl,  its opinion is  worth coiis.dering- Can  we not do something  in British Col-  umbi.i  along  the same lines,  or even  upon a larger scale?  view of the fact that Uie winneir  will ' probably challenge, Stansbury  the      itresnit cliainnioii"   In the Aus  i___^$i______e__@  Just Arrived in Time For  the Wet Weather  Our Fall Stock of-  Gum Boots, Rubbers,   Mackintosh   Coats, Oil  Clothing and Umbrellas -  -=Hai; Just Arrived  Also our Winter Stock of Flannelette  Blouses, Wrappers, Nightgowns, and Under-  ^      * ������������������   ,  ��������� ���������  wear*  Our Fan Stock of Millinery has arrived a't lhe station and Our r  Miss Buchanan win-be back in a few days -'and it win be opened ,  up in the beginning of t-he week.   . \ ,.  -  J Some rare bargains still to offer amongst that lob of Travellers  ' Sample) .*l<c opened up  last week.  Be sur c and try a pair of our Hand-  Made Shoes for your boy, as they  are the only shoes that give satisfac:  tion for School Shoes. '  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  OITACREST  "LADYSMITH  W.G. Fraser  of  present champion"  traiian scuiicr the. Toronto man win  be tackling a    neteran of the tipc  Gaudaur,      a   man no longer young,  of   endurance, and unusual     physical  but   of'remarkable skill,  rare powers  of endurance,,,-and remarkable physical  strength.   Eddie     lhrnvan strikes  ono as a stripling in comparison with  thc massiveness-of Ilanian and Gaudaur-   He is very clever, however, and  to use a     sporting phrase is coming  i on.   While StansWury      is lot     goiag  back, he is, nevertheless, a man who  reached his.physical prime some year*  ago-   He     cannot, stay at perfection  indefinitely, and sooner or later .must  give way"   to a"   younger man- . Than  Durnan wc see no professional likiier  to   wrest away  his  honorably     won"  laurels.  Merchant Tailor,*  '  - / [(rut Avenue)  Spring Stock on hand. Call early and  get your choice  SPORTSMAN   ATTENTION  ____-���������-- 'v. '  NEW  CONSIGNMENTS  OF    SMOKELESS SHELLS IN THE  ���������FOLLOWING wELL KNOW N MAKES:  "kYISOCK"     "ELEY"      "EMPIRE-SriOKELESS*.  WHBN SOLD IN  LOTS OF   ONE HUNDRED FOR  Cash   $250  '   '     '"'NOW,IS  THE  TIME  TO SECURE       A'     HAMMER   '    GTJN  'i������.?/"'"'-     '/.'' "    '* CHEAP." ^  LADYSMITH HARDWARE* CO., Ltd  'lhe bride is wen knc-\n in N> n ���������������������������  ,i.      being     the- only -Urn. .1 ir ��������� 1  l'1"'  U -John iWt'Cuish S;ic .as '-*"-' l-'f-*  i.ihtycar or two been rm )->id ���������'"���������  11 i-bi" opcretor in the telephone ev-  ehange. Tbe groom come'' from  .\>crshire, Scotland, .n..i 1 I? ir.v.lid  in Nanaim n ai'out a   y*"--.'  "\.r. and "Mrs Graham will r.-sulc  in Nanaimo and have thcircst wishes  of hosts    of friends     for. a happy and  p/arts   of the (Prosperous married  11110      Peters.-'The orchestra will be 1 nown  as the Loudon-Peters orchestra and  is prepared to fill engagements at  any  lime.  Messrs. Ceo.-White and J. Ishcr  wood,will visit Ladysmith, and Geo  McNeill will visit Cumberland in the  interest of ���������the Western Federation of  miners and solicit subscriptions in  aid of the strike benefit fund of the  Nanaimo local.  rrxz^Ke^cPT-^K.-^^' rvj.:J**_y".'\e)_:J_ir * rV)_tAW.'>-������>,ZFJ&* "_,"K'"J-%'"j*'W___^yJB*g'  lave you tried  NABOB  ;oc. Ceylon Tea in the  Market  >9������  1-SOII'S  WLLLIAKS   BLOCS:.  '?.  (E_2i___i*"f^2������S  THE   RING ���������  in arectnt iutenicw, says press  despatches, "Marvm Hart had the  following  to say:  On July 3, when I knocked out  Jack Root, Jas. J. Jeffries, in awarding the decision, announced 1 is  reUremenl and announced 'Jial ! wns  able to defend the title. lam ������������������a<iy  to light any while man in the world  and I do not think any man 'Off m  the ring can defeat mc. When 1 am  beaten it will be lccorded that it  fro-ni  first to last,     and  was a fight  thin  NAinAIMO   Nlr:WS  FROM   THE   HERALD  (!e<>.  .Tciu-s,  who has been working  un   .h' Herald   staff  during  the   past,  few  weeks  as monolinc operator,  i������  leaving   this   ino-niiig   for   Vancouver  vvhere  he   will   accept  a position! with  the   NevvK-Adver-liser.    Mr.   Jones lias  he 11  a. resident  of Nanaimo  for  over  eleven   years,   having   learned       the  printing   trade   here,   and   his   miny  friends  while  regretting   to  lose  him  from   the  city,   will   wish  him   every  success   in   Vancouver.  II.   I).     R.   Stewart,   C.P.R.   mai  clerk  on   the division   br'wecn Neh'on  anil   Medicine 'Hat.  is  ii    Mnuaimo for  a few  days  visiting hi:    iviolher,  Mrs.  Wm.  Stewart,   Albert ���������  A new  orchestra has  A kit Ft j  TSLBPHONB  6-7  ____2SE_j  that  the victor was   punished  an   inch of Lis "life.  Gus  Riithlin  ought   to put up       a  great  fight when  wc meet,   and  1 expect'to'-.light -him'before long.   1 bail  it on him  in a six-round bout, .and iu  the second  round it  wits uhput even.  Ilutblin  cut   an  artery over   my   eye  and   1 suffered   for  a time   Troiii   loss  of blood,   but  towards  the last I was  myself and  knocked Rutblin  down. .  Hob   Fit/.sinimon.s   says   lie        can  whip me.  Kit/,  '.k "on" if he feels he  can make good. If we   meet   there   is  no doubt about the, result.    Kit/ is a  great  pugilist,   but      Lean   outpuiieh  him.   1 believe  1 can   whip   him   in fif-  tem  rounds,  i    Mike  Slureck,  of   Ciii'-Miinati,   wants  i a light,  and   I am willing.   M.l<c  is   i1-  ' of grit;   He feels confKlt'iit   lie can   (le-  1 feat  me.   c.   He is also confident he  coulfl   best   Kit/.sini-inon.s   in   the bout  planned  to   take place' in  Salt  Lake  city   the  day     hefoie my   lightwith  Root.      I don't     doubt that  Slureck  could go some for four or live rounds  but  I would  soon let the steam   out  of his  valves.  Prank Gotch is -anxious for ring  ���������honors and ha������ announced thai it'' is  willig,to. fight, me. Nothing would  please" me better. I will make aside.  bet-..up to $5,000 'that lean (lefeat,  ���������him." The hi ml of stringlh he possesses does not win  fights.  "Sandy" Ferguson has a st,:iT wal-  op, but I don't believe the public  cares- to sec him in the ring. At  Hot Springs- in his go with Jim  McCorniick he bit, clawed, and scratched like a wild cat. The referee  virtually kicked him out of the ring.  No man may expect to enjoy himself fishing unless he has something  better1 than worms in his bottle.  .--  Men  who  are   always  cracking jokes  about, mothers-in-law never    had  them.    If     they  had   they wouldn't  dura .j<>! e al out  them.  A men v\iii  wait hours watching a  game of-pcol, but if he lias  to wal*  five minutes for suppar he's cross all  the rest of the  evening.  The average woman can iivu'e a  dollar go farther than a man can,  hut he can make it go faster.  Nature    is terribly     matter-of-fact  and  exacting.    She    s   no blind   us-  ticc,  cither.   She  stands  by   ��������������� in  at  the dinner  table with a sword 1*1 * ne  hand and thc (scales in the other.  A preacher is said to have made a  great mistake >n Seattle last Sunday  and lost a good collection, lie appointed a bill -collector to go round  withitfic plate, and every man in the  congregation-asked him .to .call again  on the loth. c  ?~_z^z^^-zs!mmmaBmmmmtoMmsBifrr!s&--  $1,500���������Cash  and   $1,506  in   ������.'y*ars  at G  per  cent,  buys  28-acre farm  ona     mile from iDuncau.   12.'acre's  umleij    , culty-vati'Da.   Ei'-rfitT-jT'o-omed  house  and lar^*** fram* barn.   '��������� ���������������������������: ��������� : '_ .'.  ��������� .'r ,__.������  S9U0���������For   lot   aiid   two- stores    .I*.  centre  of city.  Good tarmt.  Why Buy From Peddlars?  If you c.a ������t first-class goods    at     low pric* from a reliable  houiia at honif.  Ta.  peddlais that call here try to _.et rid of suefe  trwh as taay cannot soil at home. If you get an articla from    a  raliabla Arm yon are sure tha t the goods are  as  represented, and  if"you an not satisfied you have something to fall back on as w������  ar. hare sine, this  town  was   "rat starred,  and hold   our   reputa-  tloa   ���������8    a nr-st-^lass   hou__.   We eairy nothing ������n our line  but th.  _������l quality  of goods and  sell   on  small  profits,   as   oui   expenses  an small.    W. iiav .10 fat salaries  to  pay and no   trr.vsl ins e~-  penses     Call and compar. our prices and our goods, and don-t r.a  dee������i*.i.  B-FORCIMFIFaR  WATCHMAKEK,   JEWELER, OPTICtAlN  First Avenue,  ������'*V  +\,     --v  Ladysmith-   B.  C  $280���������Cash ami      $400  on  mortja_e  buys  two -fin--lots  ievr  yaTds from:  Postoffiee.  $a,00���������Cash  and   $10   per nicath buy*  line four-roo-med bona, wit a pantry  ;    and   bath-room. 'Watar laid on; ria.  1    tt'anien.  ;  Stoves  sstoves  We are making them of the Navvest    Pa Item end Lztcsl  StySes.  '     WE DO ALL KINDS OK FOU NDRY WORK  Our Trices-are-Reasona, ��������� ble " -������������������','  SB1 OUR   NEW STOVES  IN  BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  LADY5rVlTH IRON & STGVB W0RK5 GO,, LTD.  $'i00���������Cash and $250 on time buys a  1 nice 7-roomed house. Everything in  I    first-class  order.  $10���������Per mouth rents a nice house on  Second Avenue. Sphadid cellar.  Chicken  and  Wash-houses. ,  For Sale���������Pure   Bred   Gordon  setter-  dogs,      best    pedigre*.   Also  I'.l���������ck  "~" Cocker   Spaniel.  J. STB WART  Convcysnclng     v       Notary Public  P.  O. BOX 268  Houses   to rent.    Call  ami   5*1  i ar-  tioulars.  Fire,   Life  and   Aeoiaest  IiiBuramce.  Drwds,   "irtlle,    MortgAg*!,   S.a-  tra#t������ aad  AjfreeHrwats lrawn.  FOR  RENT. I  The "total apartments  of the Port-i  land    Hotel,      coufsiating of   twenty'  rooms,      i*eludinj  kitchen,   pantry,  sfcore-r.oms,  14  bedrooms,  well  fur-  ��������� isliea,  jtc.   Th. hous-e,   without the  b*������c, Will be leased by the undersigned   at T.ry  reasonable   rates.     Call  anel look over   the premises.  A good  hoaralac  house  keeper  can do  well-  ANGELO TATE,  Proprietor.  AT THE    ABBOTSFORD  Mrs. Williams, Nanaimo  R.   Williams, Nanaimo  G.G. Fraser, Victor*-!-  ier  Dr. Dier's oflice is open evenings  ami appoint-memts can be made for  work at any tirne through the week.  Only nrst-claiiB dental work is turned out ana it is ion*'at reasonable  arices st  *>       Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at roaeejs-  abie rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  i;.|||:i Go,,  Merchant Tailors;  Ladies' and'dents'  Clothes Mad. to|  Order. f_  PERFECT FIT GUARANTY 'VI,  LADYSMJTH,   B.  C.      -1  First   class    Statioaery can be got \   Use     Porter's   Antiseptic Healing  ,t    K*_hVa   Boojc  Store.,   Look,  in Oil,  freely guarantwtl,  lor sals  oulyj  tK������ wmdoW atfd S86 for yourselves,    at the DruK Store. <,��������� 1


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