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 I.U-IWATIW ASgEMBL  :.6,;-;-itive ,-w  r_-XJL_ X  -. *J-  VOL*2,  THURSDAY, SEPT. 21,   1905.  PRICE FIVE   CENTS  PREFERENTIAL  TRADE FAVORED  { '  And Further Cultivation of Im~  , , i  pefrial Trade Relations=Mamj>  faetums at Montreal  Resolution Admitting Newfoundland and British West Indies  Into   Dominion  _���������_���������_������������������������������_���������������  Montreal,-Que.,  Sept.  20.���������At' the '" Toronto;   vice-chairman,   Geo.       E.  GIRLS ACTIHG AS STRIKE  -.-.  -afternoon session of Manufacturers,  the following oflieers were aunounc-  ���������d: _  , -P-resid*ent,r C, C,  Itallantyne, Montreal;   Vice-president,   IL   Coekshutt,  Brantfoid;    provincial. vice-presidents  Ontario^     L-loys Ilnrrin, Brantford;  . Quebec, Oco.  Amyot, Quebec;  Noya  .'Scotia, W. D.- Robb; British Columbia', John Hendry,, Vancouver; Manitoba,  E:L.' Drewer,  Winnipeg*;   New"  ^Brunswick,   \V.   S.   Fisher,   St. John;  Prince  Edward Island,  V.   L.   Has-  sai-���������_,,  Charlottetown;  Alberta,  A.   E.-  Cross,   Calgary;   Saskatchewan,     I).  J, .(Brooks,   Regina;   treasurer,  Geo.  ���������Bfoth,.Toronto, auditor, W.  C.  Ed-  dis,     Toronto; cbailmaii of committees, railway and transportation ,^11.  -Hobson,     Hamilton;   parliainentery,  W* '-W.    Watts. Toronto: vice chau':  m'a",  Af S.  Rogers,  Toronto; commercial   intelligence,     Thos. Roden,  Driinunond,  Montreal; .reception   and  mem'jciWiip, L.  V.  Dusseau, Toronto;   industrial   Canada,  F.   A.   Russell, Toronto;  insurance, P. II. Burton.  A  resolution ,was~ passed in favor  of preferential trade and thc further  cultivation of     imperial trade relations, and another favoring, the admission  of the  British  West Undies  and New Founclland into the Dominion.   Taxes on'commercial  travellers  were, protested' ag'a'pist and the pro-  Mncial governments asked to abolish  them.Uettet   iride relations       with  ,Japan aiwl Chma also urged-   Other  resolutions as-' cd for placing express  companies  under   the  cont ol   of the  Railway Commission;  compulsory inspection of hides.    No resolution was  submitted re the tariff.  The selection of the next place of  meeting is left to thc executive and  Winnipeg was favored. x St. John and  TakU* Places [of Striking  Mem in .Chicago Printing  Shops  They Are .Operating Tpye-  setting Machines With  ,   Great Success  Chicago,  Ills.,    Sept.  21.���������Thc experiments in the shops of the Chicago,' Typothetas     since the printers'  strike  began  promise  a new  field   of  industry    for    girl     stenographers.  From  the  typewriter  keyboard " to  that of     a big_ typesetting machine,  the employers say,  is  only  a short  ���������renune.    ' So  successful   have     the  young women proved as/'operators"  in the targe    printing -shops that the  proprietors are seeking for more of  them.   The Typothetas  decided toad  vettjsc for a bundled -girls for      machine work to  take places of strikers.     At present 25 girls are,* acting  as-sts ike-breakers.  LONE COLONY IN THE  PACIFIC  An Island Inhabited by a  Race Descended Frcm  Mutineers  Story of the Habils  of a  ,  Half-savage Muster of  People  Reports to the l.rilish 'ol i list,  0il.ee list issued include one on l>it-  caln Island, the lonely home in the  Pacific of iho mutmoe(s o-f the armed  ship-'t-ioiiuty who landed there in 1^8.)  The islanders- number 7? males and  ill females,  including the children.  They     are haul   woikmg and  more  oi  less     healthy,   but exhibit certain  P8LIGEHELPLESS IN BUS-  SUN POUND  Unable  to Quell   G-neral  Ferment-Military Authorities Must Act  Tokio Public Anxious For  Withdrawal of Military Law  Waisaw, Sept. 21.���������Ciovernor Oen-  ei'al Skallon has issued an army older drawing attention to lhe in II-  ciency of the police to (pu-il the t,cu  eial lerinent in Russian Polau 1, and  to the fact that il i.s n-cessa ry tl at  the *>ulitai-y authorities act vigorous  ly ami  fcailessly  in  restoiing ordei.  :i  TOKIO  STILL   UNDER  MARTIAL  LAW.  Toronto;  tariff,     W.  K.     McNaught.. Brantford aie also applicants.  Mayor hous>    fleeing prom  TON LOCATED  He is ltoported.   to   be   in  Tonapah, Ari-  :  ' '   zona  Nelson, B. C, Sept. .20.��������� A letter  was     received   today by a private  friend     of_Mayor  Houston,   placing  'that errant ofnc,:���������lYn Tonbpah.'Ariz  There is no-word as to how his official  duties  as  mayor   or provincial  member for  Nelson arc to  be Carri-  e<l out.    It  is rumored  that a meeting of the directors of the Tribune ,  of which  paper  John  Houston  is, or  was,  managing alitor,  will  lie held  next week.  .'. A new grandstand  has  just     been  completed by   tbc city  in  connection  with  the' Nelson  fair  and  recreation  'grounds at an expense of $1,000.  -, The C.P.R.-has launched thc steam  er Slocan on  Slocan .Lake,' and   as  soon as it is finished will  inaugurate  a'service  through'Slocan  lake  from  -this city   to   the coast,   which   will  Shot ten    the  journey  about  twelve  hours.      The trip( will then be maide  in about thirty hours.-  ;    STARVATION  Families    Leave  ��������� Famine  Districts  of Amlulasia  for America  Madrid, Sept. 21.���������Despatches from  the ���������    famine  district's  of" Andu'lasia  say that entire trains of emigrants  aiel'leaving Fo" embark for..SOutJi-Am  erica.   Many families are abandoning  I heir homes     and farms.   Some   villages iu     Galicia have been totally  deserted through despair of tec3i 'ing  the promised  relief.    The steamship-  companies announce that- fifteen steamers,   loadjed  with  emigrants-,  will  leave  Andulasian   ports  in  Octc%er.  Tlie  press  is urging thc government  to adopt energetic measures against  Wlioiesaie emigration to America."  RELEASED   AN  INDIAN  ���������MAIDEN.  Skagway, Sept. 21.���������A determined  effort is being put forth by the authorities at Nome to put a stop to  the trafficking jn young- native ^irls  ! among the wfialcrs, ami for peddling  liimor     to tihe Ibdians. Thcss.revenue  MEN MAROONED IN  GULF  OF  ALASKA.  -   It \p> reported from Orca that two cutt-er Bear, Capt. JTamlel, returned  men are supposed to be marooned on  to  Nome only     recently  after      a  Middleton     Island,    in   the  Gulf ot    month's cruise  in tho   far  north.  Three prisoners were broug-hl back  to Nome and lodged in jail. The  practice of outraging  native women  i ,-Alaska,   and'-'-A^-V they are undergoing great hardships  because of      a  ] shortage o1' food and supplies,  if in  deed they have  been  even able      trf by  whalers  had  become such a   fre  survive  this  length of, time.     * The jquent     occurrence that the 'Depart-.'  '��������� men, it  is said,  were sent oyer     to   nion-t of Justice  was forced  to  make  ! Middleton  by  Capt.  Story,  formerly! an effort to stamp out   the degrad-  - superintendent  of the  Orca cannery,   ing traffic being carried on along the  ; which  is ��������� situated a short  dist-ance'   to-.-iSt,  and  it was   for   this  purpose  \ '..south of Val'doz,  early  in  the spring   the      Bear  started  on   this  cruise,  of 1908 to .prospect.    They took with   Most of the whaling vessels, as soon  >.-- them only -"supplies enough  to    last    as they   heard   of'. tho mission      lhc  about  a .year.    So  far   as i.s   known  '   no  boats  have  called   at   the.  island  J', for many  months,  and   if .the  -neii  arc*.stil 1   there,   which.it  is  supposed they are,  they arc doubtless very  short  of    provisions.    Middleton   Island is a small  island  totally devoid  of  timber,  though  the climate       is  ���������comparatively, mild,  and  there      is  considerable   vegetation.    Exposed to  the open sea  as  it is,  boats       can  only make a lauding when thc weath  jfv er    is calm, and then only   in  one  place, as dangerous reefs extend out  -   for miles.     -'..���������'..���������  It is said , that two men  from Oreo  I:,  started for the island-to rescue the  two lone prospectors,   but Ihey never  returned,   and a body   found  later  on' the beach  was thought to       he  that of one of  tlie rescuers.   Middle-  ton  Island  is some  distance  off the  regular course,  some .25  miles.,  and  steamers would,be unable to see.dis-  Bear was sent out on, .made off for  into   the  Arctic  ocean.  Five, whalers were overhauled, however, a"d  thoroughly, searched       for  yoiuig girls,  or to see  if they     had  more liquor than was necessary   for  their own purposes.   In one case    a  youngxlndian   m-aiiten  was   released.  On Severn 1 others some members   of  the     crew  were fined  for  furnishing  liquor to  thc natives.  The prisoners  brought     back were unable  to  pay  their fines.  ELECTRICITY AND RED NOSES.  Prof. Lassar, a famous Berlin skin  specialist,'has found; means to restore  red noses to their normal color and  uses. An instrument shaped like a  large tooth brush, with forty piatm***  inmim wires instead of bristles, issued, and this is connected with an  electrical machine. The treatment  consists of hammering 'the lurid nose  ADVOCATES- FREE  -"    ,    PRESS MESSAGES.  The .Montreal Gazette, in a recent  issue, has thc following:. Sir Sand-  ford Fleming was among the prominent persons who arrived in Montreal yesterday from Englaiwl. lie  registered at the Windsor, but will  leave in a day or two for his home  in Ottawa. ,  Sir Sandfprd has been in thc old  country  for some time,, representing  New    Zealand    at the Pacific Cable  conference which met in' London. The  proceedings and conclusions of     the  conference,     though,sub-ects of daily  press  reports,   until   very   rtecemUy,  were'   considered  in their     relations  to the British Empire, by Sir Sand-  ford   during  lis  remarks  last  night.  "The Pacific Cable in  addition to  being  a commercial, enterprise, which  returns more revenue Vhan some .other of our public works,   is .something  to  unite different  paits  of the Empire.   It is an asset as well as     an  Imperial tie, and I am firmly- of the  opinion  that  before the  contract of  thc,   Eastern    Extension   Telegraph  Company    with the' papers of   Australia ion the supply of news has expired,  some slops  will "be taken     to  convince .the  Australian  public that���������  the Pacific  Cable  should   lie lisod'for  press   despatches   between   the  coun-  tiics- it reaches."  y-You are of the opinion that the  cable should be used for pic-ss work,  as  far as practicable?"  "Yes,  there  is no  reason  why     a  cable which   is only  in  use,  perhaps,  four   hours out   of the  twenty-four  for general liafiicc. sholiid not be used  the other twenty  for  press    despatches. ;They should be transmitted  flee,   for the expenses now incurred  in operating and  maintaining" the cable    would also cover the cost      of  transmitting press riews.    This would  bring  Canada and   Australia for instance,  closer  together,   because   one  colony    would be   interested  in   the  daily affairs of the other.    What do  we get in Oannda now from Australia?    Practically nothing   of  the happenings there, and  they get as little  about   the  events   of   the   Dominion.  A more    intimate    acquaintanceship  would  spnng up between  the       two  great colonics  ife\ciy day  their  papers, published   interchange  political  commercial  and  social  reports. . Australia is a long way fiom  us, but it  would   be 'brought  neater.   Would this  not    be a leng  step  toward  uniting  parts of, the  Empire?"  "-Speaking of the catlc as a commercial , enterprise,   Sir . Sandfonl   S������ii<l  that in .his opinion  it had made      a  good    showing   since its completion'  two years ago.   During the past year  it  had y elded  a revenue   of  ������80,000.  The  working   expenses,   including   repairs, sinking fund, and other expenses,  had amounted   to ������51,000,  leaving ������31,000-toward  meeting* interest,  and   other  charges   such' as   the ���������sinking     fund.      This   was  sufficient   to  commend it  to the strong support of  the countries  which  had   laid it,  even  though some had argued  the  cable was a  millstone.  -.icons tendencies winch rc.ig.on bra* Toki0j gept# 21 _A |Jro*ongei, im.eli  been unable to eradicate. Many - .Jlg q[ ^ ca|)inct aml cU,er state__  are -.naiiow-inmdctl and unstable. ��������� mc_ tflok p,_ce ^^^ ^ thc ^  They bine adopted an extraordinary ��������� .^ of the coufereMCO is mi vct  palois derived nom'the language of kll0WIl. u is bciibved that the Milne Tahilian women who accompam. ous !natters relating _lo home and  cd the mutuuers to^the island. Tbey ' foreign policy were under dis-cussion.  employ tins     patois ui     conversation ^ 'n,e  public' is daily  becoming, more  impatient for  the withdrawal  of *'ie  tress signals,  were any  shown.    An    till it. bleeds,  when  the treatment is  Affripf. .   I C    "f rt      1-.0       1-.lr,,l���������      X������       !.������������;_                 _ _    '     _j l       .     _ - ���������.  effort * is to be made to have one of  the boats run in there to see if  there are any sig-ns of life now on  the island.  FOR SIBERIA.  With lhe cessation of hostilities in  the Far East, trade with Russia, and  Japan is rapidly 'picking up. Vessels arc being chartered to carry  merchandise from San Francisco to  ports on the Siberian coast, and it-  is stated that several tramp steamers win leave San Frane'rseo Within  the iiefl't few months with heavy consignments for the Siberian coast.*  The big steamer Vermont, which is  on her way from Robe with coal,  will like-lv enter the  trade.,  as neirol-  au'.otiti themselves, although most of  thc adults can speak Emgl.sh fauiy  wen, considering the circumstances of  then- environment.  'Jhcic aie persons of ability among  Ilium. but some few appear to be  lac-King . in intelligence. Thc children  aie comparatively numei'ious, a^d if  jnopotiy cared for should be useiiri-  ineinbcr.s of "the community.  _.Jn icgaid to the morals oi the is-  laiifiers. m the aggregate, little thaU  is^ favorable can be said. lUegi-ainat  clnidieu, petty thefts, biawis ������ud the  use of bad" language are common..  Foi Innately, the people do not uses  intoMcanUs.' The' laws and "regulations winch deaf with the above nam  ed oftences are seldom enforced.    ���������  No defoiniilics aie- noticed, but the  aie bad. This- is thc only visibic^re-  front teeth oi most of the :s(andcr.s  suit of intermarriage.   The people are  Seventh Day "Advenlists, and observe  *> j  the Sahtoth scrupulously. 1 tiv *iic  exemplary. in then- attendance tat  weekday prayer meetings and church  gatherings. Nevertheless    vulgai  stoifes  and  obscene songs ��������� ie    not  unkfiown.  ' Tfe'TMcairn Islanders contribtrte 10  pei cent- oi thc produce of the place  and any moneys that are received to  the chinch, and they subsetiLc to  Sabbath schools and" other religious  funds. The produce to conuibule is  sold and proceeds, with other cash  collections are forwarded o t'u:  Foreign Mission Boarr of the Seventh  Day Advcnlists in America  An official who visited the ' i.vi . in  May says in a icport that he found  that thc Government instituted in-  1S0G, winch consisted of a president,  \icq-presidcnt. a judge and seven  nicnibcts of a parlikincnt ms rot  working well, so he made certain  changes.  order-    proclaiming   the  city  martial law. ���������  iittr  SUSPENDED PAPERS  AT-C.LOSE  OF WAR  Tooio, Sept.  21.���������The expression of  dissatisfaction over the terms of thc  trealy of |>eace in the columns     of <  the local  papers aie  not so frequ-ni,  as     they wore     some tune ago.   The/  list of papers sus-pejndcd since     thc  ameigency ordinance     was  passed m-  ,eludes nine  published   in   Tokio    and  13  published clsewhcie.five of which  are re-stispcnsiqns.    At  the  time of  the,outbreak  of popular, indignation  occasioned  by   the  intervention     of  three European  powers  at  the    lose  of the war between  Japan  and '.'hi-  na, the cases of papers suspended exceeded   two   hundred,   ten" of    which  weie   in Tokio.   "       .   " '  The Asahi remains suspended. It  .is Twelve days since its publication  was, ordered stopped. The news of  the Russian Emperor's proposal to  hold a second peace conference at  The Hague, has not, so Tar, evoked  any comment by the press.  THE QUESTION OF  ELECTRIC LIGHT  Suggested That McLcod  Creek  Be Connected With Bush Creek  to Secure Water Power  City Councilmen  Discuss  Mat"  ters Pertaining to Elec-  trie Light  Owing to the absence of Aid. Ma-|    In discussing this matter some ol  lone from  the cily, and to'the-fact    those present -last evening expressed  that  Aid.  Beveridgc  was obliged  lo j the  opinion  that a man should     be  goto Nanaimo yesterday, the special J sent oUt t0 niake investigations and  meeting of thc    city council, called j ascertain if the creeks were connect-  for last evening-,  did  not come off.    od,  as explained above,'there would  This     is unfortunate,     as had  there \ be sufficient water  to  furnish       the  power required.   No steps  were-taken in tfrjs  direction last evening.  In  discussing" the question as    to  whether    a contract  should  be     let  for    the    erection ���������   of  the  proposed  plant, all present expressed themselves  in favor  of  calling  for tenders  and  awarding a contract in the usual way.   In e\ ent of a steam plant?  being erected,  various  sites for  the  structure were considered,  and     it  was the general option that if   the  city  could procure  a piece  of land below the railway track, on the other  side 'of  the bunkers, no better    site  could     be   selected.       It     was -siiso  thought advisable  to take up with  the Wellington Colliery Company the  question of prot-l'riiig coal for fuel to  run a steam plant, should one be erected.  The   members of the city council  Clock,!I being thought  that this will ' are certainly, doing a wise  thing   in  been a meeting last evening, the electric light by-law would probably  have been passed, and published with  out delay, and could ha^e been submitted to the people in the course  of a couple of weeks. As it is, the  by-law will have to wait over until  next  Monday evening's  meeting.  Those who turned up at the     city  hall la**.t night were: The Mayor, Aldermen  Bryden,   Nicholson and Blair.-  Se\eral  important matters  were informally discussed;  among others    a  suggestion that has been made     to  the council  regarding  securing  wat-  ci   power fiom the proposed electric  plant.    It  appears that,  flowing   at  no    great  distance from Bush Creek  is,a sticam known as McLeod creek,  and  it has  been  suggested that the  latter    be    taken  from  its   present  coins?    and    connected    with   Bush  ARBITRATION   BETWEEN    -  BPA'TN  AMD   BELGIUM.  Sansebastian,     Spain,  Sept.  21.���������  King Alfonso  today signed a treaty  of general arbitration  between Spain  and Belgium.  double    the     quantity of water now  flowing in  Uie latter,  and that sufficient _power    could thus be acquired  to    operate    a,plant.    The distance  that  it would     be necessary,to take  considering  all  these  matters  now,  as,  if     the people vote in favor of  the bylaw,  it will be necessary   for  the council to get the plant, whether it be water power or steam pow-  objectf:d to having  SALARY cut down.  WILL  REFLOAT TOCOS  FLAGSHIP  MlKASA.  Tol-.io,   Sept. '21.���������A powerful pump  has uinved'.at "Sasobo Irom Port Arthur  to  be used  in floating  the battleship  Rlikasa.   Adiiniai  'logos   \ag-  sh'd>, ;wbich was recently sunk with  yreal low; of  life.   It  is expected to  iciloat      the      Mikas-a  within  three  months. ..'  Admiral  Arai,  who  refloated      the  Russian      protected   cruiser   Variag,  was given     an audience by the Emperor and 'decoraled   before he sailed  for  Japan 'on. Tuesday   last,  says   a  Seoul  despatch.   It i.s probable  that  he has  been  rec������illed   lo raise       the  Japanese   battleship   Mikasa,   sunk in  the harbor at Saswbo.   The Russian  cruiser Variag; was sunk by  the Japanese  fleet at -Chemulpo on  February  Ilth,  lihj-l.   The Russian cruiser Kor-  ietv, was sunk at the same time.  Honors in thc Portland Fair sport  tournaments have already comm-ei'ie-  cd to come .to British Columbia, the  Victoria cricket club capturing the  championship- of the Pacific, coast in  that, branch -of. sport. It is up to  the Ladysmith 'footballers to keep  the reputation of British Columbia  clubs ii]), by capturing the association football  championship.  THE INTERNATIONAL  PEACE CONGRESS.  Lucerne,    Switzerland, Sept.  21.���������  T-h* international   peace  congress   at  its session today approved  the     report of its coni.mittee   favoring  a rc-  stoppod for a day.   Two hammerings  i<at.ions    a,.(, nmv     pemiin& for  a week for some months snir.ee to ei-   clmiei,   In     addition,     several  immate     the excessive redness���������Electrical \VoritL New York.  sels     will depart    from Seattle with  i���������.   ap.proacbmen.t    between  France   and  Germany  by    the establishment     of  j  closer  commercial  and political  reia-' the  occurrence did not leak  Tacoma,    Sept. 20.���������Rev.  Norman  II.  Nesbit, pastor of thc Fust Free  church,  tdndcted his resignation     at  yesterday's   services   in   a rather   unusual manner.   Aftor'thc oltertoiy solo had been sung, and  without     aji^  iioiuiciiig  his subject,   winch  was to  have     been    "What    Do We~Sland  Foi?" he made a statement  covei.ng  the action  of thc hoard   of  tiuslees  of the church at a meeting held     by  them lasi week, when ,it was decided  to   eliminate   Mr.   Ncsbilt's   regular  saiaiy    of    1.150 a month and ui lieu  thereof turn  over to him the church  collect ions,   which   amount   to nJb-tmt  $90  month.  Rev. Mi.  Nesbill pointedly objected   to   this   action   of   the   trustees,  and,,after dcclaiing ,*ha( his resignation     was    eonMitioi.ial     upon    iPie  board's giving up such  intentions,.he  Walked out of  the church by way of  the     pulpit door.   The ipoiigregatioii  had   not  heard   the  regular   Sunday  morning  address,   and   following  Mr.  Nesliitt's  exit,   a painful  .silence  ensiled.  Presently Mr. George 'Brow-no, one  of the trustees, arose and made a  statement. Tic thought the action  of Mr. Nesbitt was hasty and premature, and. while regret!ing the .occurrence, thought the difficulty could  lie  arranged.  Members of the congregation held  a meeting at the residence of Mr.  NcsMtt last, night and called a general meeting of the congregation for  Friday evening. >A vote of confidence  in Mr. Nesbitt; was unanimously passed  before the meeting closed.  The First Free Church is the most  aristocratic. : in Tacoma. It was  founded many years ago by Rev. Alfred W. Martin, now of Seattle, and  its creed is flexible, allowing people  of ail,shades to enjoy fellowship. The  teachings of Confucius,- Buddha and  Christ are read and used as the. basis of sermons, thc divinity of all  being disallowed.  The resignation-of Mr. Nesbitt  was not mentioned'except, in church  circles    yesterday, and  the news of  the water of McLeod Creek 1o con- cr, constructed as soon as possible  nect   it with Bush Creek is said to if the city is to have electric lights  ���������';��������� about 800     feet, and it is thought this   winter,    and  thcy'cannot have-  by some that this could-be accom- too great a slock of information on  plished at a small cost. hand when they start in."  S\RKER SPEAKS ON  CHAMBERLAINS POLICY  Discusses in   New York Preferential Tariff and His Party's  Intentions  New York, Sept. -21,-���������In discussing time we must build up a trade with  the political conditions prevalent in . Canada by artificial means. They  Cieat    Fntain. Sir     Giibei-t Parker, '��������� Wlll not efiect ^e relations between  member     of parliament who  is now  America  and   England.    Any  prefer-  in this city, said last night That the J    _  ,   . .     ,   ���������t- t ��������� ������i     ence we gn'e to Canada will be    ec-  most  important q-ucstion   in  Joseph  ^ ���������i" ���������=   ���������     fa  Chambcilan's    policy is- preferential ' ognized by all good Americans      as  !aiiff.      "We have  taken  a small leaf   purely   legitimate.     Americans  h..ve  out,  of  a large  American   book,"  he  ' a gieat  respect  feu  people  who,   like  went on  to say.-"I hardly think the   themselves are able to do good Musi-  qiiesfion will  lie settled at the next ; ness for themselves.   It  is am actual  election. ,Just as  it would be impos-' faCt,   the moment  that England  ad-  Mble   lo  convert   the  United   States  ' ^ts  a defensive ,tariff the beginning  to  lhe free trade in the three years,   0[   international  reciprocity   will    be  so  I do not anticipate  i,t  will       be I at nalul, anrt not until then,  possible    to  convert   Great  Britain        "Business is business, if you will,  to  the  policy of Imperial  reciprocity , uut. it is a war, and  peace  can  only  art'd    to    tariff reform in   the same    ]���������.���������*������������������  attained   when   one nation        is  space  of   time.      The  most  import-    s:rong, enough to compete, with   an-  ant   jiart  of  the   policy   of the   Con-  ! other   by  the use  of equivalent  weaker va live party,    to  which  I belong,   j pons.    There never was a time      in  i.s   lariff reform,  and  the most     im-|the    history      of the   two countries  porl-anl  part of  tariff reform* is Col-   whin      the  pro-American   feeling was  onial   preference.    That,  is, in  effect,  what  my parly   will  urge when      it  goes .to the country  ag-ain and afterwards.   Preference,   especially,   must  so strong as it is at present in England. It is a great and absolute admiration for American energy, power and intellect.   "Rive -day of jcalo isy *  lie given to Canadian wheal. Twenty ' on  the   part of England  has   gone for  years from now I believe that America will export no wheat. She  win. need if an herself.   In the mean-  ever."  Sir  Gilbort  declared  annexation  is  a dead  issue in Canada.  LACROSSE.*- oRes in  tlie     British Columbia Ama-  Acording     to    the senior schedule. ) lcur    'Lacrosse   Association will    be  it-he Vancouver team   plays   in Seattle' 1)layed'   ������11 lliat (]ale the  Vancouver  on     .Saturday  next.      while Victoria  bumps  u]i against  the New Westmin  ster     team in the Rovai     City*.   Thc  grain     cargoes and general mcrchar*.- J  tlisq.-Coiouts^    ' ^ I'JILI l| !.L4  tions.  til todayv  ! and New Westminster teams will try  conclusions at     Queen's- Park.   New  Westminster,     and the Victoria    and  Seattle  teams   are   down an the sche-  Seattle  Post-lntclligenccr,  in speak- j uu-e to meet    Victoria.   The Vancou-  ing- of the coming match between the ver-New     Westminster  match should  Vancouver ami     Seattle teams, sayrj ! prove     tha feature event of the sea-  ������������������ Vancouver    plays   here   next  Satur-;'K0U-   The    -ttlaius    are very    evenly  dav   afternoon,   and the Camuicks   are ' matched   and      lt   is nothing   better  , , . .    ! than   an even   bet. Vancouver  has    a  coming down  strong,  determined    to i ^ ..-, -,,     ���������    ,  ������ team      of young pfavers in the field  wipe     out (he sting of their     defeat  whilc New Westminster will still have  hen- on July -1th.     Seattle ought   to   its  -ancients--.   The  players  on both  be     able  to     repeat that, dose next j teams     are working    hand and, with  Saturday, for they gave Vancouver a   the men in good condition, the match  out un-   1-:i game in  Vancouver a week ago,     should-    prove the lastest ever olay-  and that with a weak team. ed ia, British Columbia. __i_Lli-L  DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  published   every day except Sunday.  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,' Ladysmith and Duncans  ,       SUBSCRIPTION "PRICE  ���������0 cents  a month;   $5 per year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  THURSDAY, SEPT. 21,   1005.  MORE LIGHT.  The city Council are rightly devoting considerable time lo thc discussion of the electric light question,  and are using. e\ery eli'ord to ascertain the feasibility of using water  power to,run a plant if one is to be  installed. _^  It seems that  there is  no" question  but that Rush  Creek'  will supply all  thc   power  rcc'iiired  for   eight       or  nine months  in the year,  and  it  is-  ���������the general belief that there can  be  plenty of  water stored  for  the     *J-*---  auce of the year., This is, however,  not conclusively  ascertained,   nor   is  Hie is the  reverse shown.  It     is    understood    that   another  Creek,   known  as McLeod  Creek,  lying  higher  up,   and  carrying  a large  volume  or      water  runs  in  direction  that     could      be     diverted      from  its      prc-ii'iil.    bed and       turned  down.   II  this  is the case, it is well  worth    knowing.      It   is understood  that steps will  at  once be taken  to  find thc grades, etc., and  if, as stated,   by  some familiar with- that section  of the country, Bush Creek can  be reinforced   by  the waters  of McLeod,  without  too much expens-vs, the  question  or as uppiy for an  lime's of  tho    year   is settled.    Tt may       he  thought by     some  that  the council  are  very   slow  jn  arriving  at     conclusions.   It is.   however, an old proverb  "Metier slow than sorry."  Let  us  be sure Ave arc right, .and     then  go ahead.        - "^  '" m nun.' wm i.  Get in  touch   with the new correct hat styles.  Our showing of these exquisite  ^E creations of head=dressis equal to  any in B. C, embracing the widest scope of selection and the newest shapes, viz., the  POLO, NAPOLEON, BAKER, ^  and PAUL JONES  Many new ideas are now for the f rst time  being shown.    Your inspection is invited.  Everytlrng that holds popular favor >ou will  find here  KATJ'S f'.oo l'UK. DAY  ROOMS  BAR SUl'I'LlED WITIIXBSI '  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABB0TSF0RD  *JL  BeBt accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity.  A; J. MCMLRTR1E, Proprietor LADYSMITH. B. C  25 Per Cent  ON ALL FURNITURE  THE LEGION  OF FRONTIERSMEN'  It was in every way a strangely  mixed company that sat down to  dinner with (he Earl of Lonsdale at  his London town house, the other  evening. The cowboy rubbed s*ho-'.nd-  eis with the ]>eer, the farmer stockman, novelist, and soldier sat side by  side, the trooper and general were at  thc same table.      \  The occasion wars thc inaugural iosi  of the Legion of Kronliersm.cn, the  motto of which is organized for  sport; Prepared for war., and those  present were gathered to celebrate  Us inauguration- To Lonsdale tho  movement owes its origan, aiwl the  conception of lhe body spread world  wide free from thc irksome discipline  of militarism, yet bound together by  a dc 1hat links fronti-ersnien lhc  world over is remarkable.  One legion of frontiersmen is something more than a big club with  scattered meinbcrshjp something"-more:  indeed than the crcalion of sentiment or thc outcome of any desire  for social recognition. It can easily  brand a new self-supporting, unotili-  ciai army, every member of which  would be practiced in the crafts that.  most nearly pertain to the art of  war, an army of trained men, trained in shooting and riding, trained' in  woodcraft,  trained in war.  The frontiersmen say the first regulation of. this remarkable ie������ion is  men who have hunted, worked, or  fought in the wilderness or the sea.  Thc wilderness is thc veldt, bush,  back blocks, camps, prairie, range,  mountain, forest, grassland, and the  desert, at end 'beyond the edge of  cavitation. ��������� It will he a large sport  dub ostcnsi-b-iiity.  It will not-bc a military organization. It requires no ofliciai recognition of its existence until the moment? arrives when its services are required. It is free from .the jurisdiction  of officialdom, yet it desires to co;m-  niiinical.e the information it gathers  lo the proper qiiarlcrs.  . The legion of frontiersmen promis-  cs to solve one of the greatest dilli-  ���������ciiilies Uie Empire has lo deal witli  a young and clheicnf. fully, armed  force that, costs lhe country nothing  to main tain.  consisting oi kitchen, bedroom  and dining room chairs, rocken?,  couches, baby buggies andMeecT  ing chairs, wire and wool mattresses. \ bedroom and dining  extension table. ". ^  25 PER CENT   DISCOUNT UNTIL ENTIRELY  DISPOSED OF  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables aud good  Rooms  PORTLKND  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is,extra well  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  -__vJ  Good'rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fiUcdup and well supplied and is in charge of  .JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  This  Hotel  has   been  completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.,  renovated. '-  HOTEL  \  Bar Supplied with thc Best-  Liquors and Cigars.  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Wines, 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith'B.C.  Canadian  Railway  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIPTICKETS  ,    Tickets on Sale-To and From all European Pokr.s-,     ���������  * ' * r  AT LOWEST RATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  For Sailing Dates,- Rates and full information,  86 Govt.  Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist."Freight- &, Pass. ,Agt  Lowi Round Tripfiates  ���������VIA���������  j. _������_:.  RESTAURANT  I Cor, 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street,  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  D. 8pencei>  'Nanaimo. $C7 ji-Miirffe*      Sb  Limited. SE  exactly hits" their meaning, employ,  of course a larger sloe!*?; eioc.-uem,  speakers may even rise to a command  of 1-*J,0(JO. Shakespeare, who had a  greater wealth of expression than any  other writer, produced all his plays  with about 15.000 words. Milton's  works arc built up with 8,000: and  the old Testimcnt contains r-,0S2.  Thc    ' Wife���������1  expect  the new  girl  this  morning, and  you haven't ordered  that new     iron  bedstead   for her  room      yeti,      Tlie    Husband���������Oh    I  wouldn't  worry  about that,     dear.  J'crhai s   wen   be looking  for a new  girl before night.  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686-, F.  O. E.     :���������:       :���������:       :���������:       :���������j  Meets in the Opera Houae 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President   B. Forcimmer;     Worthy  Secretary, C; H. Rummtngs.  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society ^ of . Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,* England  Member 'International Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Ele.trical Engineer���������  T. O. BOX 357,  . i-; ���������:    i    'ij  r*: I  !'||. j  |  LADYSMITH, B. C.  TH6 CITY  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C,  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent boarders 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 \ip-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Ec-plM*.* :������������������-. .-t-. :���������: >--" Ladysmltk  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and$1.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway depots.    Electric care every fivt  minutes to all parte of   the city.   Ba������  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,  VANCOUVER. B, C.  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50Chicago 71.50  Dates of sale, Sept, 10th: and 17 th  Final return limit 90 days     from  date of sale. ���������  For'full'particulars call on or address  S. G. YERKES,     E, R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 7i Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates  Sts.,  Cor.  Government  Victoria, 13. C*  )  Transcontinental  'Trains Daily  3  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooa Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-  ��������� Ladysmith.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  copyrights^&c.  Anyone sen'dinR a slcotch mid description may  anlclcly uscortiiln our opinion free whether :m  rnvontion is probably patentable. Communion-,  tlona strictlycor-.ridcnf.al. Uandbookon Vat-Ants  nent free. Oldest nireiicy for socuruifi patontH.  Patents taken tlirouuli Munn &-Co. receive  ipectal notice, without cliarce. in the  Scientific: -JUnericatk-  A handsomely illustrated' wceltly.   T.nrnest clr.  ftUNfl t GO.8?-Broidwa,; ^W M  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors,  Modern and     Strictly First Class.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Firc,froof    BuildiHg.  HOTEL LELAND  HENKY'S NURSERIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown St  Imported  GARDEN/  FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS. '    ��������� '. .  .    '.';  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  JIODODENDRONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND IIARBY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010 Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  One of wliich Is the famous "North  Coast Limited," ,  Up-to-date,    Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers   on  all  liains.   Cheap round"  trip   tictels, . go0d Cor three months,  lo Easlcni\and   Southern points, on  sale Sept. (10  and.'i7.  Excursion rates now n effect  to Portland Fair. Round , trip  rate #9.65. Only direct line  to Yellow stone Park.  Stejuhsliip  tickets on  sale to    all  European   points. Cabin  accommodation reserved by wire. -    *  reserved by wire.  vFor     fiirthar    particulars    call or  write the oflice.        Phone M_ir>. -356.  VICTORIA,   B.   P. .  A. D' CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,        General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  Are You  Going: East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  (T. J. Wcllinan, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Dppot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and" re-modfilled. Rates $2 per  day. Cornet Granville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone, 1���������4.  .I**^.I**^*������^.**^.**^*.^^^^  'WORDS,   WORDS,   WORDS.  C ,S. Wail:cr, in some notes on the  growlh or tin' Kngiish laiif-uafec in the  Mac-iVIiiian uicntioiis that lhc new ().v-  fcii'd diflioiiiiry, when oomplel(.-d. y.iii  Cf'ii-lain a (|iiarl.cr of a million words.  No one K-ii/j-lislininn, we are told,  l-.iuws a, rj'uarler or a million words,  unless it be lhe compiler himself; we  can fre I; on very well with a fraction  orllicm: Indeed wc arc'assured that  there are laborers in some country  parishes whose supply is limited to  300 or 100. Phis docs not mean that  ihey would not understand' more than  thai number; for the bible ihat they  hoar in church, contains over fi.frftfi.  and they Know their���������moaninc!; more  or. Jess, though they would never  think" of usin-y; them.  Ordinary,   well-educated   people   use  3,000 to -1,000  words in conversation-  Accurate thinlcers and rcasoners, who  avo-'d vaRi'e and  general   expressions j  and     wait tni they find a word that  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  TelephoneJ-lG.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles  a Specialty..  ���������ManufactarerB     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Reasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing    Lmmbc*  ia   Stock.  I  I"  r  i.  i.  I  | CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  * Canera! 'Ainui,  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works* at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  |  W. J. WATSON,  Smelter.Manager.  Lddpiih Boat Dnildin;  establishmentc  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions Tor Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  IIARRTJP AND IIAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in^pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  LadyBmith, B. C  The  only  line now  making   UNION  DEPOT    connections at   ST. PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacifio  Coast.    _   - ---  TI-1E     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,  ST..   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,,  and ALL POINTS-EAST.  Sor -complete infonnatioa ask your  local agent or write,  F. W.  PARKER  General   A gent,  7W 2nd Ave., Seattle.  The Farmers  Meat Market  1  Geo. Roberts  Prop,  D D IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That the place to BUY YOUR MEAT  is  where the slaughtering  done locally?   Wc arc  not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send us  and     can    GUARANTEE   EVERY-THING to be FRESH AND CLE A  PA-NMELL  &   FLASKETl  STFVENS BLOCK, CIATkCR"' Siii.E_;T. L\OYS   ALT  'J  1  K-rK-rJWfe -K-rtS-rK-fe -Sfettfe ft^H^*: K<&KikP--kkPi^K^&<^i^-&cPi'&Pi&*  TOECANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst.. Gen'l Manag-������r  BANK MONEY  ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWINQ RATES :  $5 antL under i1.-     3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10. .....    6 cents  '������������ ' $10        " " $30   10 cents  ������    $30        " " $50 ..  15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par af any office in C. nada of a Chartered Ba_l  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points )n the United States.  NECOTIAI-LE AT A  PIXED RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of rcmittin. small sums of nioucjr  with safety and at small  ;ost. _  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAfilORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������J  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS'NEATLl  BAKED AND FRESH,  Co������fectionary of all kinds..  Orders ta_en for Pastries to he delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  LADYPMITH BRANCH  M  Wi A. CORNWALL, Mamagec.  1  Mann&'cturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn-  None bu   Union I,abor   Employed  rt. J. BOOTH, Prop  ������op\ruo>('/  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our  customers  are always pleased  with      the   wall  and  ceiling   papers  they  have selected   from   oui:  charmingly varied- stock,  as well as  with  the skillful way our workmen   hang  it.    General approbation  ia given our  interior  decorations.  May  wc  make  up an estimate for you? .  Ladysmith Wallpaper 'Depot  HARRY   KAY  FIRST AVENUE    -,; i DAILY LEDGER  \  ���������_*__  '+-t^"H~~h4-!rH-  ���������������H������ ���������$��������� ���������{.-frH*���������^���������H-I���������^*������^^���������^<H~H^���������^^  Union  Brawini Co  i i       ^     ,        ������ ������  NANAIMO    B. C.  Aanufacturers of the  In |British Columbia  *T*    Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  j     from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  F^all    F^urnishings  FOR MANY MONTHS OUR'BUYERS HAVE  'ING THE MARKETS OF  BEEN, SEARCH-  CANADA, UNITED STATES, ENGLAND,  AND THE CONTINENT  for Staples ami  Novel lies,aml   Hie NEW GOODS are now arriving'  ready for  the  Fall  trtule.     T Iii.s means GREATER CHOICE AND  BETTER VALUE THAN EVER  IN  FURNITURE  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS  DRAPERIES  c  LINEN  CUT GLASS  CROCKERY  GLASSW/.RE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  GO-CARTS  PICTURES  KITCHENWARE  -"-i-SiC  OUR    PRICES will compare^ 'FAVORABLY    witli     any store in  the Wcs-l���������in many cases they   are LOWER than that charged for  ��������� inferior goods elsewhere.        ,      -> ; v  Send  for 230 page Illustrated     Catalogue.  Miners- Drilling Machines,  \ Made to order and Repaired at shore   notice.   Drill Sharpened  by n-**   -  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Ships rrii thing   in  aJ1     its  *3 ran Vies  ������       Horseshoers"and Genera! Blacksmitiis.  R, LAW SON  Buller Street   -    -   -    -    Ladyarnitn, b  ���������������������������+��������������������������� ��������� ���������*+������������������������������������������������������+ ������������������ ������������������������������������HW4H4IW��������� ������ ��������� t ��������� ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������+���������*-���������.���������   ���������  * LA DYSMITH TRANSFER CO.   *><  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV-  ED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots ford..  Leave orders at   the  i i  WILLIAMS AND A/\ _ \ ���������_ T  ^���������M***t"M-+++-4-M"������++++++-M-+V-M ���������+���������������+ ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������+������������������������������������������������������ +~+  fc������*-*������?M}KC--K-������*-������;-K������-K������^*^^  *  *  " *  *  LADYSMITH j  *  *  9  *  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  J-PHONE 66  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING      '  Wood and Bark for Sale  ;  ^BUGGIES   FOR HIRE ���������:���������  See J.  KEMP, or Jeave orders with  ���������BLAIR X&c  ADAM  ;-FIRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  [ DELIVERY  r.     ��������� ���������  f       WORK PROMPTLY  nt-^'r,.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  M.R, SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  M)iay   to       I(������n  st Avenue        <     -     L.4DYSM)  FOR DISPOSAL OF MINERALS.  ON DOMINION LANDS  IN MANITOBA THE NORTHWEST TERi  RITORIES     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 he acquired by one individ  ual or company. Royalty at  the rati  of ten cents    per ton of 2,000 pounds  shall be collected on the gross   out  put.  Quartz���������Persons of eighteen years  and over and joint stock companies  holding free miners' certificates maj  obtain, entry for a mining location.  A free ni-.���������������i4-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 foj  a company,accord ing  to  capital.  A- free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out tin.  tame with two legal posts, bearing  location notices, one at each end oi.  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded wittiii, |  fifteen days if located within ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, oik  additional day allowed for every ad  ditional ten miles or fraction. The  fee for recording a claim is $5.,  At least $100 must be expended  on thc claim each year or paid U-  the mining recorder in lieu thereof  When.$500 has been expended or pah  the locator may, upon having a sui  vey made, and upon complying witi  other- requirements, purchase the* lam  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by thi  Minister of the Interior to lorati-  claims containing iron ami mica, alsi  copper, in the Yukon territory, of a.  area not exceeding l(i0 acres.  The     patent for a'mining location'  shall provide for the payment    of   i.  Royalty of 2| per cent,  of thc sale,  of the products of the location.  Placer Mining���������Manitoba and Ur  N.W.T., excepting- the Yukon Tern  tory���������Placer mining claims gcnerail-  are 100 ft. square, entry fee$5, re  newable yearly. Ou the Norlh Saska  chewan River claims are either bai  or bench, the former being 100 tee;  long and extending between high am  low water mark. The latter' include;  bar diggings, but extends back to tin  base of the hill or bank, but not ex  ceeding 1,000 feel:. Where steam power-is used, claims 200 feet wide maj  be obtained.  Dredging in the rivers of Manitoba  and the N.W.T., excepting the Yukon  Territory���������A free miner may obtain  only two leases of five miles each foi  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 rivei  below low water mark, 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 drcgde 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 fiflec,   nn.es or fraction  is sufficient.   Rental,  $10     per  imiim for each mile1 ol river leased  Royalty at the rate of 2J 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 t-b a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The l*������ssec-s right is confined to the  submerged bed or bars in the" river  below low water mark, that boundary to bo fixed by its position on the  Istday of August in the year of thc  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 filacer  milling. ,  Placer Mining in the Yukon Territory���������Creek,     gulch,    river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet     in  eugth,  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 square.  Claims are marked by two legal  posts, one at each end, hearing no--  tices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for each  additional  ten miles or fraction.  Thc person or company staking 8  claim must hald a free miner's csrti-  ficate.  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 rat������  of two and one-half per cent, en the  alue of the ^old shipped from     the  f ukon Territory to be paid to    the  SPORT  __���������?���������___y**      __<     * f/     \ts     y*s     \is     VI**'     *���������������������������'      \ty     vi'  IK- A   A- yk-TKr-ns���������fc���������fc���������xr���������axr-iK -  TURF���������  Cincinnati,   Ohio,   Sept.   21.��������� The  entiles  ror  the .stake  events  of   the  Lai ilia     Jockey  Kii'b lail meet which  begin   October   9th   and   continue   until  Nov.   -ltli,   will  close  Sept.   27th.  The  stakes 'are   as  follows:  Covington Autumn handicap, six:  fii) longs for two-year old, $1,000  idded; Avondale handicap - iur-  lon-gs f0r two-year old $1,000 added;  Tobacco Stakes, 3-year old and up,  Lt miles $1,000 added; Cincinnati  Motel Handicap, all ages, 1J, $1,000  idded.  P.ASERALL���������  Philadelphia,     Pa., Sept. 21.��������� The  re-instateniriit of Pitcher John  Lush  to the local  National   League  baseball club may mean a test oT there-  cut decision  to  blacklist all  players  vho lint     niiijor leasee clubs lo play  iiillaw  ball.      A dispute over  salary  ���������aiiscd  Lush  (,o  leave the local  Na-  ional    League  Club and   play   with  lie'   Willianisporl.-tCam   of the  Tri-  4tale League (outlaw)   during .   the-  asl season.    Lush  rejoined   l.hc local  'cam   on     Monday   and   batted       in  Tuesday's  game.    Yesterday lie    was  Icclared     ilk-^ifr-le   by I hei   Nat-ioual  .'ommission    and   it  is  believed   the  :asc will   be, made a tr-s-l  one.  <-'������n<,**r_W.1Wllim _|C ,?���������*������������������������,  m  ._/  Kootenay  Steel  Range  VENTILATED  OVEN  The  health  of a  family depends greatly  upon the hygienic nature  of  the  cooking.  The oven in the Kootenay Range is ventilated,  and every dish* baked in it is entirely free from  the effects of pent-up cooking gases. ��������� <*  A perfectly ventilated oven is one of the most  ' important features of a range, and yet it is given  very little attention   by   most   makers, and  none v  whatever in most of the pheaply gotten-up ranges  now offered to the public.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  i  i  I f?1  U should be feont ia nind that  every cold weakens the lungs, low-,  era the vitality., and prepares the,  system for tke more serious _i������-'  esses, ianong which' are the two  greatest destroyers of human, life;  and co-  pneumonia and consumption-  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  London,  VFClaryJs  Toronto,        Montreal,        Winnipeg,  St. John, N. B.  Vancouver  Its grant popafcu-it- by its'  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectaratien, relieves the lungs end opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  I  -   Price 25c, Larfe Size 5������c   j  Vie_B_e___eeB_������ wHmmm���������HaJ  Dr.  Dier can be found at any tim������  at his office on High street. Hi, A  tal   work   is  guaranteed   io  be  first  class and rates reasonable st  HILBERT  P  CiOLF-  IIainilion, .Mass., Sept. 21.��������� Over  ���������'our-scorc of Ihe most expert golf  "layers' in the country, including  ircsent and past champions, asseni-  Ic-d to-day on the liyitw, of the'Myop-  a Hunt Club for the first' round .of  he 12th open .championship of. the  ���������Jnited  .States Golf'Association.  Ahead of the players were two  days 01"the hardest kind of goif-!>2  ''oles. of medal play. In addition to  ho largo number of professional  layers entered,,cloven of.tlie leading  iniateurs came here to.participate in  .-he event. The first jiair were sent  :>1Y at S.30, o'clock, the other pairs  following at five  minute   intervals.   .   c 1-  Louie  Cohen sajs   that  thrrc lives  in   Seattle  a young   fellow  who   was  sent     there  by his  father   to make  his     way in   thc world.    Thc young  'cllow seemed quite w.:-]d  in his'own  home, and   the old   father believed it '  would be a good  plan  to send    him-J  away  where  he could   sow   his   wild  [  oats  without   disgracing  the  family.  The  old   man   gave  the  boy   U.O.'iO,  ami "told him that he need   expect no  more     assistance of  any kind.   Thc  boy  is  in Seal tie and  has  managed  to slougib off  tlie  thousand,   together  with  various  small  amounts   llhat he  has earned' working  in  stores.       lie  has- successfully tapped, his father on  'several   occasions,   buf.,  accord ing'lo  Cohen,  the old man has loosened  up  for (he last time. ' -  A   few  weeks  ago   the  boy  wrote  his father in part as follows:  " * * *'aifd so, father, that's  how I'm doing. After the store cl0s  cs T spend my time ,in my room rend  ing and writing. I'm learning o  write poetry. Here's a sample. .H.mk  answer and tell me what you ihin'.c  of it:  " 'Roses is  red,  Und  violet's   blue;  Send   me  fifty  P. D.  Q.  Your loving   son.' "  In due time  the "old man" ans "/er  ed and his note was as follows:  ardware Co  "I haf neffor been to college; m.a  I don"t vas much of a poet. :Jut )  can do a lectio poetry von pisness  varranls it. I-fere iss ;soine poetry  you can dream apout. I wrote it  myseljuf:  "Roses iss red,  Und pinks is pink;  I'll send  you  fifty���������  I don't link!"  QUEER INCIDENT OF  THE BATTLE   OP YALU.  This strange incident of a great.naval  battle was  told  by  Commissioner   Mo-Griffin,- of one  of  thc Chinese  warships  in  thc battle- of   the Yalu  be'.wecn  the     Chinese and  Japanese  fleets in   189-1-  "About   this   time   the  Chili  Yuen  boldly,   if somewhat  foolhardily, bpro  down on     the   Japanese  squadron's  line.    Just   what happened   no     one  seems   to  know,   but  apjiarently she  was struck below, thc water line by  a heavy shell,   either  a ten-inch  or a  t-hirlcen-inch.      Be' that   as   it may,  she  look  a heavy  list,   and, 'thus fatally     iimirod,  her commander, Tang-  Shi   Chen,   a most  courageous   albeit,  a most obstinate  officer,   resolved  at  least  lo avenge  himself  and  charged  one     of   the largest  of   the. enemv's  ships,  intending  to  ram.  "A hurricane of projectiles       from  both heavy  and  ma-chine guns  swept  down  upon his  ship.    The list       became more pronounced,  and  just before     betting  home to his  intended  victim, his ship rolled over and then  plunged bow     first into the depths.  She righted herself'as she sank, her  screws   winding  in thc air,, and carrying  down .all   hands,   including her  chief engineer,  Mr.  Purvis,  shut up  in  the engine room.    Seven  of.    her  crew clung to one of the ^circular life  biiojs kepi on  the br dge and were  diifted by   the tide toward the coast  where they  wore  rescued by  a junk.  "Stories told ,by these men       vary  so   much   as- to he unreliable,   but all  agree 011 'one incident:  Captain Tang  had a large (I04- of most vicious temper,   unruly  at'.times  even  with  his  master.   After  (die ship sank     Cap-  Tang, who could .not swim,  managed  to gel an ore or some piece of wood  This  would have  bean enough to sup-  poit  him  had not his dog swum to  him,   and,   climbing  up on him, forced him  to release his grasp: Thus he  miserably     drowned,  and  the  brute  shared  his rate peihajs  the only case  on record of a man being drowned by  his don."  PAINTINO,        PAPEKMANQINQ  .   CTC.  __  Work done properly and at     ri<*M  prices.    Shop and  reside������ce In  rea-  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J. E. SMITH, Prop  Plans,  Specifications aud De- ������������������  tails     fumishetl for all kinds ������������������  of work in the CARPENTER ������������������  Line ���������������  C.   B.  ROBELEE,  Carpenter ���������*  and Joiner,     2nd ave, Lady- ������������������  smith,  B.  C. ������������������  NOTICE.  Persons    found   using our   Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this" notice,"  will be prosecuted. v  HUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C. .  ii  GALEDOMAN"  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      on  eaeh separate river, creek or  gulch,  but the same miner may hold     any  number of claims by purchase,     and  free miners may work tlicir claims in  partnership by filing notice and paying a fee of $2.00.    A claim may    be  abandoned and another obtained    ou  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 ?2fl0.  A certificate that work has      been  done must be oLilained each year;     if  not, the claiuwl-lr" be deemed to   be  abandoned,  and     open  to occupation  and entry by a Tree 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, the Northwest Territories, and within the Yukon  Territory,   are open to prospecting for petroleum,  and  the Minister  may reserve for an individual or company  having  machinery  on  the  land  to be prospected, an area of 1920 acres for such period as he may decide,  the length  of width shall not exceei  three  times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n iiaying quantities, and satisfaclor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  .not exceeding (M0 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prosjiec-  tor at the rate of $1.00 per acre ar.'  the remainder of the tract reserved  namely, ^1,280 acres will be soU  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject- to loyalty at such rate  as may be specified by ordcr-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A.  SMART.    ������,  Deputy Minister of  thc Interior.  Department of the Interior, o    .-  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  PAINTING-  AND  PAPERHANGING  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  -:o:*  R. P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :-: :-: ;_��������� ._: :_B.C.  B.  C.  Orders Promptly   Executed  - --   LADYSMITH  Public Notice  Attention is called to the    fact that the  Qgilvie 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 thereto, take this opportunity of advising  the public that any  unauthorized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited  are the only    millers ia Canada wio39     Flour  is purified by th.    el.jt io > ��������� >  ) 1 1  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  FOR SALE���������A first class Fruit,  Confectionery. Ice Cream Parlor and Cigar Stand, ~do.n<; a.line  business oio-\er $400 pel month.  Rent $12. Goodwill, storo, house,  furniture and fixings, an lor Cash,  _$G00. Apply to  THE REALTY  SYNDICATE,  234 Abbott St., Vancouver  or on  the premises of Mrs.  J.    II.  Tate,  Ice Qream Parlors, Esplanade,  Ladysmilh.  FOR      SALE���������A     number   of  milch  cows,  due-to calve between     now  and     New    Year.  First, due in   ten  days.      Apply        E.  II. FORREST,  Hillbank,  Cowichan  P.O  NOTICE.  Members  of  the  tire  brigade     are  requested to be at the fire hall this  evening at  eight  o'clock  to ai range  for   the  animal Masquerade   Ball   to  be given  Oct.   Kith.  COMMlTT_l_.  DOMINION  EXHIBITION  1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER 7-1905  Under the  Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  Industrial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C.  $100,000,00  TN PRIZES  AND  ATTRACTIONS  $100000,00  Rev.   liowen is making a much need  cd    .improvement     at   the   English  Chinch,   viz.,   build-nig   a platform at  thc top of thc entrance steps,     and  ouiside the porch.  Best tobacco,  fruit and candies at  Carter's, First Avenue.  Millinery  opening  on  Saturday  at  Simor  Lc-iscr & Co.,  Ltd.    Sec  our  new  fashions  in  Fall Hats.  ���������o���������  Several residents are having scpl'x  tanlcs put on their properties this  fall.  Enlarged  grounds,  new,  handsome  and spacious buildings.  WOKLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP       AQUATIC  and  LACROSSE   EVENTS  HORSE   RACING,   Broncho  Busting,"  Military Parades and' Exercises.  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and other   Famous  BANDS.  GRAND   WATER   CARN1 v'AL���������Parade ol    Fraser  River Fishing  Fleet  Patrol Boats, II.M. Warships, Indian  War  Canoes, etc.       Indian sports.  For  all information write W. II.    KEARY,   Secustary  and   Manager,  New Westminster, 13.  C.  wasst  I  .1. W. Tabey and G. Miller, of  Vancouver, are registered at tho  Abbottsford   hotel.  The fire  brigade will  hold       their  sccond     annual masked  ball  on thc  nioht   ol  October   Kith,   and   promise  that     no pains  will be spared      to  make it,  as  was  ihe  first one-given  a year  ago,   a pleasant occasion.   o   CLEARED   $75.00   W  RI-:0ISN'T  CONCERT  Thc entertainment committee ��������� of  the local football club held a meeting last evening, when nllaiis in  connection wilh ihe recent conceit  were settled up. The net prohls of  the entertainment amount to -WH.OO  and this? sum, together .with that already iu the treasury, will do miich  -toward defraying the expenses or tlie  forthcoming trip  to  Portland.  There     will    be a meeting  of the  club   this  evening,   when  a  ���������r^c  ;*L-  tendance is requested.    The iccri-la.'y  of thc club requests Ihat all    members  of  thc club   who  have   f< - i.ns..ll  shirts,   especially  those   of   the    red  and blue and  red   .ml white   'aiicty,  in their    possession  nl.in  11,e same  to     Messrs.  Blair  &    .-dam's1 s-<rc  without  fail  this evening.  D UNCANS  TOWNSITE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  -SPECttL-  30 PAIRS  WOMENS'  LACE  SHOES  Extended sole- Glazed  or s^lf tipped-Splendid  value at $2.75-OUR  PRICE���������  $2.00 A PAIR  i  QUEEN  QUALITY  SHOES FOR  WOMEN  -LEATHER LINED  HEAVY EXTENDED  SOLE  Walters &  .- Akenhead  Use Porter's Antiseptic Healing  Oil, freely guaranteed, for sale only  at the Drug. Store. ������.      ,  BOOTS AND SIIO ES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and making to  order   a  speciality.  THOHAS   MCE WAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM "KODUtf  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Cbristie'e, o_ tke  Eeplanadi. *  JAS, W__OTOO_L  A small ,area has been laid off  at  in lown lots which arenc'W offered  LIFE   TNXURAXCF,  IXXUSTIGATiO.V      RESUMED.  New  York,  Sept.   21.���������The  piobing  of lhc methods of life insurance companies      was resumed  today by  lhe  legislative   iiuesiligjalion   committee.  Before     the day's  proceedings 'were  LOW  PRICES   AM    D ON  EASY TERMS.  The future of  the  Cowichan     District   and   Vancouver   Island  will  exceed  expectations  and  this is a good chance f������r a safe and  profitable   investment.  SEE PLANS AND PRICES  JAgents, J. STEWART J. Hj WHITT0ME  [Ladysmith, V.  I. " Duncans,     V. I.  THE CITY BAKERY  TIIK  BEST,   AND  NOT1 Ik-NO   BUT     THE  BEST  X RBEAD ��������� CAKES ��������� COOKIES ��������� and --|PIES;������?v  A GOOD assort men I  of  FRESH CONFECTIONERY  1 3T AVE.  A. LUCAS  Lady���������For godness sal-.es. Bridget,  ������������������aha, kind of greens are those? Hi id-  get���������The spmaeli was fed  to the cow  to me- "Will you- please, sir, lie  down flat on your back while I shave  j\ou sn?     Thinking Uuiiti.it was prop  hei;im,  ('has.   E.   Hughes,  chief coun- j by  mistake,  m-am.  so  I cooked      --P I a,Jly      Hiccustom oi the     country, I  se! of  lhc committee, said ho bclicv-  one of Ihom parlor pairns.   The auisl:'    '     ,       '       . .���������*,,,,.,  ,-,,;  ,,       -    j       r ���������       '.    ,    I . -,        sti cached      out     comiortabiv  on  my  ed     that  lacts  of  more importance U-on I,  know   the   dilierence.   ���������Lady���������,  and  Krc:ucr interest than  any       <lc-|i>,.t lirUlgeil   Tl ose  palms weie  ar-1 **ack  -Ild   ncarly   W?,,t to  S,CCP wll,lc  tif.cial.. i tho     fellow shaved me, so light was       _ | ins     touch.   When     he had finished I  ��������� said:���������"I     am  curious  to know  why  "Dunn"-     one of mv trips through - you asked me to He down to he shav-  the car smiling sweetly. v               lC(1->    ] ."aVC nevcr shaved a "VC man  Euinpe.'j     says Charles TTawlrny. "Xhe 1'������P!'w1-  velopcd  tlius   far still lcmainrd     to  be  brought  out.      "We have,  not yet  readied the meat  of tins inquiry,"  said   he.   "In   '"act,   we have       only  started it."  WILL  11RINCJ  BACK  RUSSIAN  PRISOXEUS  Od.-ssa, Sept. 21.���������The government  has charicred the American steamer  Garonne, which, with tilic Aivgara  and the \ohiiilcor, Heel steamers SI.  Petersburg, Koslruma and Nizhni  Novgrod, will start for ..Japan soon  to repatriate  lhc Russian  prisoners.  Just     firrivcd���������Souvenir      leather  post-cards.   Also  aluminum, post-card  (something new) ,at  Knight's  Bookstore. ��������� "  ,  *-��������� :i,l m}self in n small Milage with  i.o r.r.'.oi'k Th.-v had hem packed ui  my handbag, which I had ".eft at tho  botef lhc day before 'I hen* was no  barbel shop in the plate, and I was  in a quaudry as to how i might get  shaved. The innkeeper told -me there  was a man in the village who occasionally shaved people, and I detenuin  ed to risk a cut or two* and send for  i.iin. The amateur barber arrived,  and after a Utile     hesitation; he saw  Store    Lately     Occupied by   John  Thompson,   complete with    ccun.tc  fixtures-  Rent $15 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  rr_sa������s_Sf;  B3_g__^g������gl_5__3__5_SS^SiS^_8E*^  *   "ave you  NABOBTEA?  Best 50c. Ceylon Tea in the  iarket  Morrison's, Ladysmith*, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.'  . - TELEPHONE  8-7     '  S.S.     Pilot,was in this morning  with Transfer No.   2 _-om Vancou\or  ��������� ���������   ���������  Boats    calling     here yesterday and  today     are as follows.   S.S   Belfast,  S.S Otter and scow, D-S Trader.  ��������� ���������   ���������  S S-   Wellington  completed  her  cargo and     ;eft for  Frisco  at 2 o'clock  this afternoon.  ���������    ���������    ���������  Itis rummored among shipping men  that the S.S.-^ Tciius has been chartered to carry coal, by the Western  Fuel Company. The Tciius is nw  enroulc from Kohi to ibis Island.  ���������     ���������     ���������  HANDSOME NEW STEAMER  The keel was laid on-Monday in the  yards of the B.C. Marine Railway at  hsqiiniiait " for a new steamer to bo  limit for Uie 0-P-R-. for the Victoria  Seattle run- The now vessel is almost, a duplicate of the Princess  Victoria. She will be 50 feet shorter'  however, and,1--01 course, of wood instead of steel. The machinery will  bo built at Paisley, Scotland, ami lhc  ship  win have 2,500 horsepower.  'lhe upper works will resemble thc  Princess Victoria, there ' ng four  decks of luxurious passenger accommodation, smoking rooms, ������ 'Mls'  saloon ami handsome cabins. The dimensions or the new ship win be.-  Length of kc-ei, 250 feet, beam, '10  feet; hold, 25.02. She ..'ill e the  Iaigcst ship ever Jj*iilL in jJrilLsh Columbia yards, being much larger than  ho Beatrice, which has heretofore  marked thc limit in tins respect.  She win ha\c sufficient speed to meet  requirements as an ailei'nalivc vessel  lo the Piinccss Victoiia, if so de-  siied. She will ready for business  next voa,r.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands  may be purehas-  ed at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  $20  for  anthracite.   Not more than  320 acres can^ be acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty ,at the  rate-   of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds    shall     be collected on the  gross  output. .   .  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annur_ for  a company, according, to capital.  ' A free miner, .having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. The fee for recording a claim is  $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in liemthereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the laud.at  $1 'an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of. 2J per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly. ,'  A free miner may obtain two leases to  dredge  for gold  ol  five miles  each for a term of twenty  years,  renewable at the descretion- of thc Minister of the Intsrior.  The. lessee shall have a dredge in  operation.within one season from the  date of. thc lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rale  of 2 J per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister ol the In-  erior.  Will Take Place on Saturday, when we will exhibit the new fashions in Fall  and Winter Hats. We cor-  dially invite you to come,  see and try them on.   ,  SIMON LEISER&CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST  fMM_i_-tf--_4HBB--i  LABYSMITH  W.G. Fraser  MerchantTailoiy  *        . 3(ist|Aveuue) '  Pall Stock   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  *.'_=:���������  Ladysmith  Temp'e No. 5 R&thbo:  Sisters meets  in the Oddfellow'  2nd and 4th Tuesday  at 7.30 p.  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  Appointments may be made at any  time for dental work at Ur. Dior's  on High street st  **_-__3_������3_-������S33Ri5'i<������_RHg*  Hammer  Guns at  20 PR CENT  Discount for  CASH  Saturday Bargains  We have decided to reduce  our stook of,  * *  HAMMER GUNS  So  offer   these  snaps   for  Saturday.  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  .//  ;\\  A coiuluctov on one of .the Kansas  City ears received a surprise jeecentiy  according to thc Times of Unit 'city,  lie helped a woman-on at a do*win  town corner, and was ai-.oul; to signal to go ahead, when she ca'lcdj  "Wait a      minute,  please con-ductorlj'  he man in the uniform hesitated.  The woman was in front of one of  the mirrors in the sides of the car  "lixing" her hair- Just as be wa,s  about to reach for the bcu cord again  she came toward the 1,-a.ck platform.  "Let me oft, please,-' she said. "I  just wan tod -to put my hair up a  little better." Then she stepped  from  BARGAINS  EXTENSION  TABLE    .���������...   $7.fin  GILDED  ENNAMEL REDSTEA1>   -. '..   $15.00  SINGLE BED  COUCH    $5.0*.  POLISHED WASH-STAND  ...   $2.25  One piece LenoMum, . 12x12 ft,.  Extra heavy, -10 cents per square  yard.  Don't forget to ask for your ticket  o n  the KITCHEN  QUEEN  CABINET.  C PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St  NOTICE.  From      this  date   thc  undersigned  will not be  responsible for any  indebtedness     incurred except ou      a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machiu.  V.   I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT- CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  DON'T BE  PERSUADED WITH  SMOOTH    TALK  - TO BUY EYE-  'GLASSES OR   SPECTACLES  WHEN YOTJ DON'T NEED THEM  OTJR PRACTICE  IS   NOT      TO  ADVISE  THEIR  USE   BY   ANYONE WHEN WE FIND THAT THE  SIGHT IS NOT AFFECTED.  SMOOTH TALK  CAN CON-V1NCE YOU FOR THE TlMF: BE-  ING THAT YOU NEED GLASSES     AND     LATER     ���������MES  DISSATISFACTION.   THIS   DOES  NOT HAPPEN   WITH   US.  WE HAVE ANY NUMBER OF      **���������*���������CS���������J*���������S  FROM RESIDENTS  OF THIS CITY     AND SURROUNDING^  WE TEST YOUR EYES BY THE   LATEST METHODS   FREE  OF CHARGE     AND  GUARANTEE   OUR  WORK     WE   CARRY THE BEST QUALITY OF  OPTICAL   GOODS.   OUR PRICES ARE MODERATE.  B.FORCIMriE&  WATCHMAKER,  JEWELER, OPT'.CIAP.  _^- ���������^^ ���������+'- I    o/liremt  $1,500���������Cash   and   $1,500   in   5   years  at   0  per   cent,  buys   20-acre   farm  one     mile  from iDuncan.   12  acres  untied   , cuUivati-on. _ Ei'gjbt-oomcd  house and large frame barn.  ������900���������For' lot  and   two* stores      in  centre of city!'.Good  terms.  $2|J0���������Cash and $-100 on mortgage  buys two fine lots few yards from  Postollice..  $.200���������Cash and $ 10 per month buys  line* four-roomed house with pantry,  ami bath-room. Water laid on; line  garden. ���������  $300���������Cash and $250 on -time buys a  nice 7-roomed house. Everything in  first-class   order.  $10���������Per month rents a nice house on  Second Avenue. Spl.nilid cellar.  Chicken and  Wash-houses.  For   Sale���������Pure  l'.red   Gordon   set.U-r  dogs,      best    peiligrcs.   Also"   I.'.laul.  ������������������ Cocker  Spaniel.  Houses   to   rent,.    Call   and  get   r-.>r-  ��������� tic.ulars.  Fire,   Life  and   Accident  Insurance.  Deeds,  Wills,     Mortgage,   Contracts  and   Agreements   Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     $-���������       Notary Public  P. O. BOX 268  Firs t Avenue,   X   X   X  Ladysmith,   B. C  toves  We are making them oi,th_ Newest  .,.���������;'.   Styles.  Pattern and Lates.-.  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK   ���������  Our Prices are Rcaaona   ble  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES IN ..BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at Lcdysfniih Hardware Ccn-.psny .'  .LVDYSmTH'lRON & STOVE WORKS CO���������rLTD.  Dr. Dier's office is open evenings  and appointments'can be "made for  work at any time through the week.  Only first-class dental, work -is turned out and it is done at reasonable  I ���������.rices R*  FOR RENT.  The hotel  apartments of the Portland    Hotel,      consisting   of   twenty  rooms,      including, kitchen,   pantry,  store-rooms,   14 - bedrooms,   well. furnished,  sic    The house*,  without, the  bar, will be leased by the undersigned  at  very   reasonable  rates.     Call  and look over'   the premises. A good  boarding house keeper can  do well.  ANGELO TATE,  Proprietor.  Dr. R. B. Bier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed," and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS. -  H.O. MILES  ontractor and Builder  REPAIRING-" of  all  kinds  pror -���������  attended to.    Shop on Gataer*    t  ing-������;.  Merchant Tailors  I rdi������ s' f 1 e"  Otis'".Clollies JV-E-e  Order.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTY O,  LADYSIYUTrt,   B.  C.

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