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 i  toi:.*,  THURSDAY,  SEPT. 14,  1905.  r  506I9Td3S     ^PRICE FIVE   CENTS  a:  kv_  AFTER MANY  MONTHS OF STRIFE  The Brewery Strike in Seattle is  Settled and a Contract  Made  Read the Report and Say  Who  Wins^Looks at ii Both Sides  Lose  THE QUESTION OF EL-  ;* EcnuHi  Mr. Geo ge   Hintou Will  Address a Public Meet-.  ing in Lidyfmlthr  Col. Tracey, of Vancouver,  to Give, Estimation of  Coat of Plant  JAPS ARE CEASING TO  REPINE  EX-STATESENATGR MAKES  A Seattle despatch says:   After a'  struggle    extending over a period of  almost  five  months,  the strike and  boycott inaugurated by  Uie brewers'  unioa against    Western    Washington'  brewers  is at an end.   The terms oi  settlement were  agreed "upon  at     a  conference    held  at  noon  yesterday  between Secretary Kemper,  of    the  International Brewers' Union,  a committee    from    the striking brevets,  and   the  representatives  of  the  b- y-  co(ted  breweries,  of  which  E.     ������\  Sweeney  was the spokesman. .    ',  The terms- of the settlement a-**'- in  substance     Uiat the boycott be de-  clared off,. the men return to   their  employment as  fast as   the proprietors  are able to  make  vacancies, at  the| same scale of wages which was  in ;effect prior to the walKout      ������'n  May  1 last, and  recognition of Ihe  union. -  Although the    three year -contract  municated  with and. were  jrven " os  surances that the striking^em*������������< yee3;  of John Itapp & Son, agents- in'that  city of the   Seattle, Brewing      and  Malting Company,.would te.'reinstated.       These men,".'100   in. number,  walked   outt in^-sympathy"-'with .the'  Seattle union, following   the inauguration of the boycott'aga/nst  Western Washington  beer in    California.  The'  terms     of ..the settlement pro-'"  vide  also  that  the  boycott  in  San  Francisco be declared off.    '-  The union brewers concede that in  so far r.s the main con lent ion of the  strikers is concerned���������a demand' for  an increase -of wages, from $20 lo  $21 u week���������the strike was a failure  The men return to their employment  at the same, i'ate of wages paid prior  to-May 1. Between 275 and 300 men  in Seattle are affected by the settlement," though not all of these  will be     able to secure employment  , "The city council has engaged  Col.,  IH.  Tracy,  ex-city engineer of   Vancouver, to furnish an estimate .of,the  cost  of installing  an  electric  plant  in the city.  Mr. Geo. Hinton, manager of the  Ilinton Electric Company, of Vancouver, has kindly promised to address' a public meeting on the subject of insj*alling---a,plant to .furnish  the city^with^electric light. Mr. Hinton will explain to the meeting all  the leading features of an electric  plant.  At Nanaimo     Mrs. Dr.     Davis has  turned in-to the Hospital the tidy sum  of, $131 as  the ^net proceeds of. the  concerts at Ladysmith. ' ""  covering the terms of settlement lias J immediately. Under the  terms of the  not yet' been  signed,  representatives   written contract the unions are ree-  ofjthe unions  stated, last   light that   ognized, but. it-is not stipulated that  it)would  be  ratified  as  socn as  the* the men shall return to work  in a  Francisco unions   -ould be com-   body. - t       ��������� rji .,   _  San  GHRISNIAN  ENDEAVOR  Itev. Clarke Reports Much  ���������r ,  Advancement Through-  tlie World  Boston,   Mass.,   Sept.      14.���������   The  quarterly report  of the progress of  the    Christian  Endeavor  movement  by Rev.  Francis E. Clark, president  "of the  United  Society of Christian  Endeavors,   which   was   made  public'  today, records advancement in Christian      Endeavors     throughout     the  world.   There are now 65,000 affiliated     societies, an     increase of 231  since      the  last convention  held  in  Baltimore      in July.   The executive  committee of the board  of trustees  of the United Society has appointed  an inter-national  comm/lttee  to  take  Charge of   the  plans for celebrating  the  silver "anniversary  of  the  Christian Endeavor work.   This will take  the form, of  the creation of a special ',tocol as toUoWS:  fund  for      extending  young   peoples'      ,    ,       , ... ������������������ .  ��������� ,.   .       .. ��������� ���������.       ,  ..           ,,       , 1. A certain,   distance as a zone of  work  m  all parts  of the world  and -                               -   -  the     erection    of  an  international demarcation     shall  be fixed ..between  .headquarters building in honor      of the   fronts of     the armies of the two  .-President Clark,  the founder 0f   the powers  in Manchuria as wef 1 as in the'  TERMS OF  ARMISTICE  Made Public - by the Japa-  ���������*������ *-.  nese Legation Yesterday  *-       " -      *   i    ~<r     *     ,. ,*-.  London, Sept. 13.���������The -protocol of  the armistice between Japan and  Russia consists of. six paragraphs fix  ing the /one of demarcation tetwesn  the two armies in Manchuria-as wen  as in the Tunien region, providing  that the naval forces of one of the be-  ligeranls shall not bomib-ard the territory belonging to or occupied by  the other, and setting forth"'tli-at the  maritime captures will not be suspended during the armistice;  London, Sept. 13���������The Japanese  legation this evening-gave out tlie text  of tlie Russo Japanese armistice pro-  society.  -CABINET'S  RESIGNATION  X'*-..-"- is Accepted.  i . '  '*'. Buda      Pest,   Sept.   14���������Emperor  {Francis  Joseph today accepted   the  ��������� resignation of tlie cabinet by General  Baron   Fejervary,: the  Hungarian  premier,  at the same timed reeling  ���������the ministers to continue in the i  r  ^lormanco of     their     duties until fur-  -.ther -./orders; "���������"-''  :HAVE MORE HOTELS  \i THAN  LADYSMITH,  J Omaha, Sept.,���������J. E. Marke), to  --whom lias been let the contract for  feeding the laborers on the Panama  .'statement'   .  "I presume that some of the rival  contractors wlie -made bids were dis-  : appointed in     not securing the    job.  .-. That is the only explanation for their  ���������, making charges of unfair dealing.  ,   "Every detail     of-the -entire traii-  ���������' saction Av'a's     open and above l.iain,  .  and all-tho-papers are on file in New  ' York,*,  where they may ):e examined  by tho public .at any time.  "The statement  that the contract  ' is  for  $50,0*00,000  is  wrong.   It  will  ; amount  to  about' $100,000  a'month;  > to  $1,500,000 a ��������� year for five years,  ; which is the life of the contract.  "Wo will have ten hotels, each of  : whicn will -accommodate from 150 to  250, and 1.500 white and 5.000- colored laborers' will be supplied. The  railroad will construct the hotels, ten  in number, two of which arc now in  operation and two more nearly completed. I slian leave for Panama  September "25 and take 'with me several of my railroad eating house superintendents."-       .  region of   the    Tumen river, in Manchuria.  2. The    naval     forces of one of the,^  belligerents shall not     bombard territory belonging to* or occupied by either ��������� -.-..,.  3. Maritime captures will not be  suspended by the armistice.  ���������1. During the term ol tho armistice  new reinforcements shah, .not be dispatched to the' theatre of war. Those  which are already on their way there  shall hot he despatched -north of Mukden on the part of Japan nor south  of Harbin on the part of Russia.  5. The  ��������� commanders of tlie armies  FOOTBALL  CONCERT  Sporting Editor Ledger, Sir,���������It is  a well  known     fact?, the Ladysmith  football     team     intend'    Waving for  Portland  soon,   the t24th   inst.,       T  think,    and      judging horn   trie efforts cf     the pia-Jeis they ought to  make a good  showing.   The committee which is  to pick the team' know  their   business  and  it  is their  intention  to "pick tlie  strongest  possible  team     is victorious (   as I  think -,,t  is something  worth mentioning when  we say  that   Ladysmith is  the only  town  in British Columbia being represented at  the big'fair,  and  if  the  team   is victorious   (as  I think    they  will' be) it ��������� will be one of the biggest advertisements the city. has ever had. Some of the members of the  club are in  a position to pay their  own expenses and are willing to do  so; but? on The' other iiand, the majority are not, so it is up to Ladysmith citizens to .patronize their con*-*"  cert on Monday night and give them  a rousing seiid-ofi.   The team in La-  dysm'ithrhr.s- "- a-ways made a good  showing   and     has gone up  against  the best teams of 'British  Columbia,  usually     coming  off victorious. Now  in their efforts to go up against the  best teams in     the Western  States,  we should get together at their concert, fill the  house and show we appreciate  their efforts.  I  know 'quite  a bunch  are a little  sore at     the boys because they are  taking in tlie trip, and are knocking  them  every  chance  Ihey  gel.  Still,  it doesn't niaiter where you go, you  will always   find  a'bunch  of-kickers.  It isn't as if a subscription list were  being sent around , wheie you* give  something for  nothing.   A   good concert is  being  given and any one going  is   going   to  get their  50  cents'  worth.   In closing I would say everything up to the     present in the way  of entertainment for  the purpose of  raising  funds  to defray expenses has  'unfortunately   been   marred   by   unfavorable  weather, and  it has been as  -much as the club, could do  to clear  expenses, and at present I understand,  the funds of the club total $74,  and  it is, of course,  impossible to expect  them     to defray expenses with  this  small amount.  ���������Thanking you, Mr. Editor, for your  valuable space. I remain.  A LOVER OF SPORT.  MOST  VORACIOUS    OF FISH  ���������  'J he  blue buccaneers  are among   the  nicst voracious of(     all      lish.   swift*  and fleets of the two powers shall de ������stroug- '   armed   'with efficient teeth.  tcrniine in common accord tlie conditions of the armistice in conformity with the provisions, above enumerated.  C���������The two governments shall order their commanders immediately  after the signature of the treaty of  peace to put the protocol Into execution.  The     protocol was signed     by-Mr.  Witte,   - Barons Rosen and-Komura,  and M.  Tatoahii'a. -  Muldeh, Sept. 13.���������General Fuksuh.  ima and General Ovanous-ki. ��������� representing Gen. Linev'ch met at S'ab-  bo-urth, north of: .Ohantiifu- at.iO  o'clock this morning- They "Will -probably take several days to arrange  the details of the armistice.  - There will be a meeting of the fopt  bail club in the Bowery this evening-  at the usual time, to he followed by  la meeting of the concert-committee.  they, possess unlimited appetites and  Ihey know no fear or the meaning oi  mercy. | Most, 'destructive of an our  sea, fish, they rival the worst of car-  nivcrous species of South American  waters 'Ihey are the wolves Qf the  sea, and very frequently they destroy  for-what ���������-ajipears- to he a io-ve of butchery. They move ��������� in large schools  and they never hesitate to -attack  fishes of almost their own size. Of  these they waste at least three-  fourths.- The menhaden are of an the  smaller prey and chief sufferers, and  the,blues destroy incredible numbers  o-f them. A large quarry is chopped  into and the anterior portion is suffered to ioa.t away, while the Hie  bravo attacks another and another as  though, ho reveled in the slaughter.  It is then chop-swap-chop unceasingly, and frequently the wake of a  large School is marked with the melancholy fragments of uncounted dead  and a quite perceptive slick of  blood and oil forms nnon the waters.  Although     Indignant_, at  Peace Terms-Merchants  for Organization,  Aiming to Work for Development of Home Industries  Tokio,    Sept.     13.���������In spite of the  strong      undercurrent of   indignation  prevailing an  classes over  the terms  of peace arranged  with  Russia,  typical   business   men  here  arc - folio v  ing   a wiser course * without   repinin-j-  over  an accomplished  fact.   An    in -  poitant  organization  representing SI  leading   business   interests   has   bct'n  formed   under   the  presidency   of' M.  IWfldc,   a millionaire,   which  aims" tm  work  for the  development of honie  industries  and   foreign.'trade     with  redoubled  energy.    A significant   te.i-  tiuc  *l!  the organization  is   that it  consists   of  a wealthy   and  conservative    element representing an enormous  combination  of capital.   Its interests* - and energy will,'be. principally    directed     toward  the "exploration  of  trade  with Korea  and   China. The  organization  is   prepared  to  co-operate  in      this  direction with" foreign  capitalists. -. ,>  MRS. MORELL,  IS IMPROVING  Greenwich, Conn., Scp������. 14.���������The  condition" of Mrs. C. \V. Mprell who  was shot by a burglar at her residence here early ��������� yesterday wus  somewhat improved today according  to a statement given out '.by her  father. He sent out word that the  patient had passed a comfortable  night.  No  operation  has  been  performed  as   yet.   though   it   is expected   that  the  physicians   will   cnlcavor  within  a fow      days  to  remove, the  bullet  which is supposed to   have lodged in  her  neck  or shoulder.  H. Bunkers Tells of Msth=  ods of B codling  Combine  Planned to Hold  up Loan  Association and Compel  Them to Pay. Protection  Sacramento,., Cat.,      Sept.    -14.���������  Brought  from    his  prison cell       to  confront his alleged associate iu  the  boodling  combine  of  last  winter, II.  Bunkers,  former  state  senator   from  San   Francisco    yesterday    made    a  complete   confession  on   the   witness-  stand   in  Judge ��������� Hart's  court-room,  where  the trial  or  15.   J.  Emmons,  one  of  the four state senators      indicted^ by tlie Grand   Jury,   was      in  /������������������regress. '   Bunkers detailed the plan  of  the campaign, which he says was  one  whereby  the  building  and  loan  associations of the state were to bo  "held   .up"    and compelled  to pay  prolcction.    He   told" also   of receiving money, slating that Joseph Jordan bad- dropped" a?roll" of' $350 " in  his  pocket as he stood t in the street  and said  that Emmons had , received  his  share but - two  minutes  before.  Lastly  he   told  of  the terror     anrl  fright  that  followed   the exposure in  the  Senate  the  last conference  held  in  Emnion's  room  over  the disposal  oi the marked bills     and ot  the suggestions .that were made to      clear  themselves  of guilt. ' t   ���������        .-"    ' -,  ^ tMnri:.#���������-��������� ���������,  a  ADDRESSES  GOVERNOR OF TOKfO  Praises His Past Efforts and De?  sires His Aid in Terms  of Peace  Counsel's Moderation in Enforc-  ing  Restrictive   Measures]  j  Over Press  NOTED   PROF-ESSOR   "*  'INJURED  BY  STREETCAR  San Franjiseo. Cala., Sept. ]<l.  Professor E. Korman,- a well known  artist from Holland, and a recent  arrival in the cily, was run down  and probably fatally injured today,  by a street car. ITe is injured internally ami may have a fracture of  the skull.    His  left leg is broken.  Korman's works arc known '' and  admired throughout Germany , and  France.  1-le is about 55'years of age  P R EC AU TI ON S   AG A IN ST  SPREAD  OF   C1IOLEIIA-  Madrid,     Sept.    'H.���������The- Spanish  port officials have been  ordered     to'  isolate  ships coming   from  Hamburg  and   Antwerp and "to   adopt   precautionary      measures   against       their  crews  and -merchandise owing  to the  spread  of cholera.  TERRIFIC STORM*'-,' '  ."        OCCUR  IN  KORF.A..  Seoul,- Sept. 14.���������It is -.umorsd  here that Mi -Pavloif, he- turner  Russian.'minister of Koiea, and M.  Gunshery, agent for the -'tin l i* ei  Timber-Co., are preparing p leh-in  here, and the friends'" of Russia'"tire  anticipating   their   arrival.  Three storms which attained ihe  velocityv-of '���������' a typhoon have swept  Korea. The town of Gensan " Is  flooded'"-:' aud at Seoul many people  have been drowned and many" bi-'.'d-  iugs     destroyed,.   The train si rvice  has been interrupted. -"   o ��������� i  CAPITAL TO FIGHT  THE PRINTERS.  Niagara . Fails, N.Y., Sept. 1-1.���������  At a meeting today of the Employers' Association of Niagara Falls,  representing thiity million dollaes  of invested Capital, it was resolved  to stand by the newspaper publish-  in o\ this civ in their fight against  the striking prmtcis Liberal bonuses will be 'offered by the Association'to printers who will work for  the newspapers.  Tokio, Sept. 14.���������In a speech before the local governor today, Pre1  micr Katsura said: "The peace negotiations brought about through  the good offices of President Roosevelt have been concluded. During  the 20 months oi hostilities, the  war was successfully.carried on with  a united nation's support. Your earnest and efficient efforts in guiding  the people in your respective localities are fully recognized. Now that  peace has been restored, your further efforts are desired in. post bellum  measures, so as to afford full play  to  the enterprising energy possessed  by. the nation in so remarkable a degree.     The national energy must be  so  guarded  as  to realize an  expansion  and   development  commensurate  with  the extent  of  its   victories.  "It   is  highly   regrettable       that  disturbances  have occurred   in     the  caoitai,     but we hope that your io-  yalities     will.remain.   In enforcing  restrictive    measures over the press,  promulgated      by an    urgency ordi-  nince, yoii  are required to be guid-  fed by moderation.   We hope that under your    "experienced guidance the  nation   will   fully  realize  the  fruits  of its victories."  BARON  KOMURA'S  CONDITION  PRESIDENT . J   MITCHELL  GIVEN   BIG   RECEPTION".  iVIahoncy   .City,      Pa.,  Sept.   13.���������  F^'ve   thousand   mine   workers   paraded  here today  in  honor of President  John    Mitchell,      who   was given  a  rousing   reception.    A   feature  of the  demonstration  was  the  hearing     at  the head  of     the procession  a large  American   flag  by   twenty-four  little  girls  from  the public schools.   <Svcr>-  colliery   in  Jdalio-ncy  City   was  closed,   and   ten  thousand  employees  :n'e  making* a holiday  of  it.  There    were  only   two   banners   in  the  procession.   They  bore  the       inscriptions   "We honor  our  two good  presidents,   Roosevelt  and  Mitchel1,''  and   we  demand  recognition    if    the  union ami an    eight-hour  day;   come,  Mr.   Baer,   let  us reason   together.,: '  ��������� .President Mitchell's speech      after  the  parade  was  a virtual  reiteration  of his present tour of the anthracite  fields.      He  came   out  squarely   for  recognition  of    the  union and     Hie  eight-hour   day,  declaring .that  there  would   be     no permanent   or   la-sling*  peace in the hard toal industry i-uUl  the un,:oii is recognized and  the eight  hour day   established.  "The union,"  he said,   "is       now  stronger  than at   any  time  in      its  TWO COliPIJOS WON  ., DUN MOW   FLITCH.  The jury  of young  men ��������� and  maidens c-npanellcd  to lest the claims of  aspirants   for      the   Dunmow   Flitch  met  a few 'days, ago ,at  the ancient  little  town.  . Two. couples--who claimed that they  had not quarrelled   for a year and  a  day., were .Chosen, from  among a. hundred  applicants.      The   favored   ones  were the Rcy.  Owen  Jenkins and bis  wife, of St. Jo!ms Moid, and  Frederick   Noakes   siiid  bis   wife  of  Ludlow.  The   first-named   claimed   thirty-six  years     of    miarry-d   felicity, during  which the      husband bad held seven  history,  and  is  prepared  to  move in   livings.    They  made  a venerable   pic-  one  solid   phalanx  to. victory   as    it j lure as they sat facing  the jury.  did   in  1902.   We shall  demand   x de- i    Much tutu,was caused during 4be cv-  crease in the hours and an    ncreasc   J ami-nation'"of the second couple. Mis.  in  wages."  -NEW TARIFF  WILL  EFFECT  AMERICAN  MANUFACTORIES  New   York,   Sept.   11.���������Cal legrams  from   Argentina   were   received   yesterday  by  leading cxportcis  m  New  York '   saying  that  the government  had given  notice  that  it   was       to  levy a.prohibitive tariff tomorrow on  ull   parts of  agricultural   and   mdus  trial     machinery used  in  repairing,  and  calling   upon   American   manufacturers   to  ask  the   American -government to nHiervu.e.'   -*  A representative of the American  exporters said ��������� yesterday- "If this  prohibitive tariff goes Into .efiect it  will be a heavy blow ' to'" American"  manufacturers. More than a thousand carloads of machinery are shipped over*"every year- from Ibis country to Argentine, but there is little profit in the trade. The profitable end of ��������� the business i.s in the export or spare pails used for repair-  .jig, on which the duty has averaged  Jess than 25 per cent, levied on machinery, proper. . Argentine lias practically no coal, iron or wood, except dyer woods, So she has no opportunity to buif-d factor*.s lo compete with foreign makers , of machinery. There must he some (rick behind  this move."  New York,' Sept.   14.���������Baron  Komura,, the Japanese peace envoy who  is iu    at the    Waldorf Astoria hotel,  was      resting  quietly  today;" without  apparent'change of     condition .since  last  evening.    Speaking  of the   condition of the baron,  Dr.   Prfstchard,  one   of  the  physicians,   said"    last  night:   "Baron  Komuia's   illness    is  undoubtedly  due to his  trip to Boston.    While there he  spent an  evening      with  a friend   in   the  suburbs.  When  he returned he rode-in an op-'  en \icloi a.  It started  to  rain and  (he  Baron^was   drenched.    He  went  immediately      to  his  train - and  did  not change his* wet clothes until an-  hour  afterwards.  '���������'I  was .called  in  on the following  day  and then Dr.   Brewer  was  summoned, in consultation.    On   Sunday  morning  the  Baron's  condition    was  better, but on Monday the fever was  higher.    At   first  it was thought necessary-to  perform  an operation,   as  it-was feared  that, an abscess     was  forming.    Now  it   is not   necessary.  The  Baron's  condition  is  at prese-nt  very favorable.  As yet we have made  no  formal diagnosis  as   to   the fever  but we are studying  the symptoms,  and  a nurse      every  hour   is   taking  the  patient's   temperature."  AMILAKHO  BURIED  TO-DAY  Tiflis,  Caucasia, Sept. 14.���������The body of general  Prince  Amiiakhy  (formerly governor of Baku) was brought  to      this city by  troops  yesterday  and   was' buried today  without  disorder.     Serious developments arose  in connection with  the recent death  of Prince Amilakho,-whose body was  left  lying in a house in the vicinity  of  Tiflis.    The Prince was  regarded  with  bitter  hatred   owing  to-    the1  harsh     measures which he adopted  when he was sent  on -a special mission  to  pacify the, Caucassus.     The  revolutionists   threatened  the    local  priests   with  death   if  they  attempted to     offer     prayers over the body  and  no   one  dared   to   approach   ihe  house.    Troops   were   eventually   dispatched  to  bring the  body  to Tiflis  and     it  was   feared   that  disorders  would occur  at  the  funeral.  PLOT  TO  ASSASSINATE  KING PETER.  Miss Maggie Piercy, who has Lo:n  visiting Nanamio duung the past  three weeks, left for her. home 'n.  Courlenay this morning. Miss Piercy  was tendered a farewell party by  Miss  Alice  Akenhead  last  evening.  Vienna, Sept. 14���������Accoidiiig to lei  telegrams received from Belgrade a  plot has been discovered atSofu to  foi ment a general outbreak in the Bal  kans with a view of compelling the  intcrferance of ���������.the powers in the hope  that' Macedonain; autonomy would be  proclaimed, The alleged plot included intention to assassinate King  Pelcr of Servia, and Prince cFerdin-  ande of Bulgaria.  The recent attempt to assassinate  the Sultan df Turkey is sus*-  pected to have been the work of the  same organization.  SALMON CONDITIONS  ONTHE FRASER  Noakes  stating that  although     her  J. J. Ba>l>cock, provincial commissioner of Jisheries was interviewed  recently   by   a Colonist  reporter    on  ibe return from the Fraser nver  where he lias been observing, the conditions oi the salmon on the spawning grounds, after tracing their  course up tho straits from the  ocean.     ������  lie reports the run up the river to  have been unusually large this seasou,  the sa'mon for the most ,-part making  straight for the river from the ocean  by the most direct route and crowding  in the upper reaches of the Fraser in  an altogether phenomenal manner,  lie visited the salmon hatcheries at  Scaton lake, where by a series of  wiles in the passages it was pcssibie  to estimate the number of fish taken  m. the calculation being that some  SO.000 were supplied to Anderson lak-e  and about 70,0fl'0 to Scaton lake and  and about 100,000 left on the wires  lor hatching purposes. The other  hatcheries on the river were also- sup  plied in like manner and proportion.  The  Quesncii  spawning  grounds wtre  also found to be in satisfactory WQi'k  inig order, the fish ladder at the darn  having proved a success and these  grounds   he estimates  as one, fourth  of the Fraser river spawning area.  The yield of which is ca-cuiated to  compensate for n somewhat shorter  run than was recorded in 1901.  Crossing  to  tho Horsefly river Mr.  Babcocks observations from that point were generally satisfactory and he  I is     of    opinion that from the nature  ' of the    steady    run this year   more  i spawn win he 'aid in the headwatert  I    As    regards tho     canning industry  generally   Mr.     Badcock  found    that  the work had been considerably handl  capped  by  the difficulty of  procuring  skilled  labor.   The net  result  of Mr.  Babcock's obretvation  is that whilst  another   fat yeac may be confidently  -expected      four  years   hence,  it will  be     probably preceded by three lean  are propositions.  Mr. Ba-bcock returns in time to be  present at the meeting of the B. C.  Fisheries commission recently appointed by the Federal government  at Ottawa, which win convene at the  Driard Hotel at 10 a.m. on Tuesday  the 19th inst. The deliberations of  the meeting will probably be confined  to matters of organization and the  informal discussion of the work assigned it by the government. ; j  '-I  ;sK-ffl DAILY LEDGER  'az&sr  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.  M,   1905.  SIANKET TIME %  The visits of men of experience in  electrical work which are promised  soon, should prove interesting to the .  general public of Ladysmith. It ���������  should be shown at these meetings ������������������  about what the cost and the inslal- '  lation of an electric lighting plant !  will be, and of its maintenance. Tf, ���������  by  water  power or by  steam.  It      is supposed  that "the   council  will cause to be laid before the people    au  useful   information regarding  ing the subject     that  is  available,  then, if  the results of such an  investigation  shows the conditions   to be  as they    apparently are,  the people  will vote   for  public  lights   and    improvements,      for  it will, he-shown  thot it is  possible to  install   a system  of lights  that will  be a credit  to   ihe city,   and   of   material   benefit  and  yet  make the plant  a commercial success.  4 Doz, Pair  of  white Blankets  with pale blue and pink ;border  stripes sizes 9-4 and 10*4. These  blankets if    purchased   elsewhere would cost $3,50  or $4.  Our Price, $2 9b;T*S  We have just received a quantity of new French Flannels, a  nice lot of patterns. Only one  blouse in each piece.  Prices SOC & 60c W Yard  NEW Sl^������.  A fot of New Silks, some plaids  and checks    &fc. &$1QQ Yd,  DRESS GOGDS  RAY1--& *2.06 PBR DAY  BAR SUPPLIED "WITII Biy  winks, liquors; CIGARS  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  ���������   * R���������l������ndid hunting and fishinj; in near vicinity.  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid minimi* LADVSMITHf B. C  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  _ D  ANGELO TATE.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  -r-,)  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly lUlcdup and -veil-supplied and is in charge of  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  Pacific  Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������^ ������������������*���������#������������������.  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP TICKETS  ' Tickets- on Sale To and From all European Points     -  I **  -   ���������       . AT LOWEST RATES  ALL UNES   REPRESENTED.  ���������     For Sailing Dates, Rates and. full  information,    -  S6 Govt.  Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.    '  Disl. Freight. &. Pass.Agt  This  Hotel  has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 por day.  renovated.  Low Round Trip Rates  ���������via-  r.-*^i-r-r**-*i-rtji.'.v������p  Victoria,   perhaps  more  than   any  other city in  the Province,   is  looking ahead  For development of the rc-  ' sources      at     hand. Jt    has  finally  (reached     the   reasoning  faculties    of  ���������Hie community that there * is  enough  in  the .way   of  future'for  that   city  'to   satisfy   any  reasonable   indivicual  by .developing     the Island .resources  and     home  surroundings,  improving  the city and making it more attractive and ceasing to worry about becoming the terminus out of a  transcontinental  railway.  If      development     work  is   pushed  along with our ��������� mines and tac E. <t  N. Railway     continued . -on to the  northern  part  of the Island,   It will  rrive  Victoria   a great territory       to  ' draw from,,.;*rrcspcctivc of  the mainland.  And anything that helps      to  build  up  the  coast,   as   the  founding  of a city  at the Grand  Trunk's terminal point, wl-11 also help  to       increase the  volume of business       at  Victoria,     for no,    -matter  whether  there arc two  or  three  dozen cities  on      the ,  British   Columbia   coast,  there can be no overlooking the capital city with   its  inviting  climate,  its pleasant  drives  and   its  location  as  a    gateway   to     the     Province.  Victoria   win never'  be a Liverpool,  but it will  always be 2. favorite city  -with  the   traveling   public   and       a  commercial  city of importance.  A rice lot of new Tweeds, very  ni; e patterns. Only one of a kind  so hurry and get first choice.  $100 & $125 Yard.  RUBBERS  AU kinds and sizes with the buying of the two stocks, and we are  able to   give you better prices  than any exclusive shoe store.  T> Speiacer*  Nanaimo, Limited  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with the Best   Wines; 1st Avenue :-  Liquors and Cigars.  Ladysmith B.C.  1  RESTAURANT  1 *���������*  I Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell,Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c and Upward  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  TICKET   OFFICE  and   Yates  St?.,  Cor.' Government  Victoria, B. C-  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  )  ,*     tX' ui ������'������'������ rifuCfinnn   One of which Is the famous "North '  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00 ^ ymlted|1I  St  LOUS $67.5.0 Chicago  71.50  Up-to-date     Pullman   and     Tourist  "sleepers   on  all trains.   Cheap round  trip  tickets,   good for three months,  .-&���������:  Best accommodation  for  transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  a >ly furnished and the bar is r'up-to-  d-te. Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  BpylaMuU :���������������-��������� ���������*-*: :<���������>: ���������*-��������� Lady ami th  HOTEL  DOMINION  the work w-as.oniy kept  laccmakers in the coun-  Dates of sale,.August 21th and'25th  September   16th and  17 th.  Philadelphia $87,00  Dates of' sale, September 7th to 111  1 t ���������  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., 71 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  HENRY'S NURSfRIES  A horse can exist 'twenty-five days  ���������without solid food, merely drinking  water, seven teendays without drin-Icing, but only five days** when eating  solid  food .-without  drinking.  years ago  up by a few  try villages.  The 'valuable old patterns have fortunately been preserved, and the new  development of the craft premises' >to  be a very- flourishing one  Dutch women vare proverbially well  educated and well-read. Their forte  is certainly languages. -which they  learn with'"the greatest ease. Their  own language presents such enormous  difficulties  to the foreigner that it is  incumbent on them to'make themselves understood, but it i������ not unusual  to hear quite sm-aii girls conversing  freely in four or five languages. In  those parts of Holland -which border  German is very generally spoken, and  in engaging a governess1 for her children, a Dutch woman, -in whatever  part of the country she may reside,  makes a point of securing the services  of a lady, with a perfect knowledge,of  both tiiese languages in addition to  her own. ���������Evening Standard.  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  BETTER TIMES FOR THE  .WOMEN OF     HOLLAND  ��������� The women of Holland are very  proud of "the fact that Holland is  ruled over by a young Queen.' They  aie inclined to ascribe the revision of  the laws of their country'relating to  their interests, to the womanly influence at the head of the state-  The    last years     have seen r great  change in the     laws affecting women.  Fathers     hold no    longer   sole po-wer  over their     children, but parents have  e-lual tights, a     fair enactment that  judge forms    an opinion as to which  has only recently    been made law.   In  the case of divorce  or separation  the  .parent should     have the     custody of  the children by     weighing   the report  of a   family    cojnciave formed of relatives* of both     sides  of the interested  parties.  Her property, savings, or future  earnings can he secured to a woman  in her marriage contract, -but it is  interesting to note.that, should tlie.  lege before her marriage the husband  has a right to the possession of any  earnings which she may make in future.  With regard to the throwing open  of professions to women, little dilli-  cuity has been experienced. If a woman is able to pass tho qualifying  examinations there is no _ ar to her  suLsQquent admission either to the  legal or medical  profession.  A bureau for Uie convoniei.ee of  professional women is one of the tno������(j  useful institutions in Holland . In an  ��������� parts of the country agents collect,  and distribute information on every  point connected with women's woi;k.  Advice is given on the subject of education,'and with regard to. the special training rci'ltuircd for seme professions, inquiries are made re'spect-  at home and in the Dutch co'onics. and  applicants are put into communication  through the bureau with possible employers.  An industry which has gained considerable popularity in Holland is  that of laccmakin-g. . It is a tcvival of  the old handicraft/ for which Holland  ���������w/as once famous but the industry  suffered from the introduction of machine made    lace,     and,     until a few  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   vSociet}-- of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers," England  Member  International Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  P. O. BOX. 357, i    I  '      :|! j|  ! I   LADYSMITH, B. C.  ���������Rates fl.25 ar.d$1.50���������   ..  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway depote.   Electric cars every, G vtr  minutes to all partB of   the city.   Ba?  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B.C.  NEW CROP-  Home Grown &  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  JSEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  Rhododendrons, roses,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  to Eastern and   Southern points,  on  sale  Sept.   10  and   17.   '  Excursion rates now n effect  to Portlands-Fair. Round trip  rate $9.65. Only direct Isne  toYellow stone Park.  Steamship  tickets on  sale to    all  European    points. Cabin   accommodation reserved by wire.'  reserved by wire.  For     further    particulars    call or  wribe the ollice.        Phone Main *a56.  VICTORIA,   B.   C.  A. D" CARLTON,./       C. E. LANG  AiG.P.A.   N.P.,        General Agent  Portland,1 Ore/ Victoria, B.C  Under N ew Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank <���������  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Clais.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  Are You  Going East  Then.be sure your tickets read  the  via'  TH������CITY MSRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  fst Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  Trade Marks  Designs  '���������*������.*������.������. *......     Copyrights &o.  Anyona sending a sl-.etc'i nnd description ma������  quickly ascertain cmr oimilun free wlielher an  Invention Is probably patentiiblo. Coimminlca-  tiona strictly conllilciitlal. Handbook on Patents  neat free. Oldest nironcy for securing patents.  Patents taken through Slunii & Co. receive  tpccial notice, -without cliiirge, in tho  Scientific Bitterim  A handsomely illustrated .wecltly. Iinrirest circulation of any scientific journal. 'Verms. }il ft  ������enr: four mouths, $1.  Sold by o ,1 newsdealers.  SlUNN & G9.3e,Br������adwa*- New York  Uii"ii O'-irc. i.-il >' St- Wpj������lini-jnn. 11. H-  HOTEL LELMD  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone,  1-4.  ladpii tat ildini  ������������������^.������������������^���������������������������h.**^.**^.^  i  WM. MUNSIE, President ,      J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK  AND  LADY SMITH-Shingles a Specialty*  ���������Munufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lunfcer  1������    Stock  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     |  purchaserTTn^smelters of~copper, oold and ��������� ���������'��������� I  SILVER ORES. J  Smelting W of tea at |  ���������LADySMITH,B.p.-.'.   j  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea J  Launch and Pleasure Boats ol all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.   '      F  It  LE  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  J. WATSON,  .  Smelter Manager.  71  The Farmers  Meat Market  Geo. Roberts  Prop,  DID IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That the place to BU5T 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 CLE A  PANNELL   &    FLASKET?  STFVENS BLOCK, OAT/.CR*=  Sr/*E-5T.. LADYSM-T  tS^anadian bank  of commerce  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  (B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Genl ManagaT  BANK'-MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under ������������������������������������ 3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10  6 cents  <i    ������10       ������< "   ���������      $30  10 cents  .,    430       ������ "    '     $50  15 cent3  NEGOTIABLE AT A FIXED RATH A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERd , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remittin. small sum* of mon-^r  Aliey iorm *������       ^^ safety aud at small  ;ost. _,  DAY SCHOOL."  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing- in pencil and crayons; paint ng in, oils and .water colors,- pianoforte tnd vocal lessons given in classes ������r individually.  :   MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B. O.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: BeBt in the Oity :���������'.���������J  The only line now' making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with th������  through    trains    from    the    Pacifio  Coast.  THE SHORTEST LINE, THB  FINEST TRAINS, THE LOWEST.  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,  ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO, ' OMAHA,    KANSAS "CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  ITor complete information  ask youc  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  ;-. General   igent,  116 2nd Ave., Seattle.  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Comfectionary of. all kinds.  Orders ta������cn for Pastries, to be de  livered'at any time.  Employment Agency  ���������'.o.  LADYPMITH BRANCH  W. A. CORNWALL, Mao/iger.  Mannfacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOH  None bu   Union. Labor    Employed  n j. booth; Prop.  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our  customers  are  always  pleased  with     the  wall and  ceiling  gapers  they have selected  from  our  charmingly varied  stock,  as  well as  with  the skillful way our  workmen   hang  it.    General approbation is given our  interior   decorations.   May   we   make  up an estimate ior you? .  Ladysmith Wallpaper 'Depot  HARRY  KAY  FIRST AVENUE    ..;. j' DAILY LEDGE*  +*H~H.I.���������ffe������rI������-4-������I-������-������-*M.;.4>^.;-^H^'I<^H*,^^^-t,^'-{'*'-?'*'-{'*'1''* '  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  flanufacturers of the  In (British Columbia  y    Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  \     from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  44-*4**H-*---W-H*4-!*^ ���������  PICTURE NEWS'  Good Pictures are a delight.    We are showing  * i    ���������*    "  a very fine line of photographic reproductions of  many choice old masters shown in the great galleries.  *  t  T  f  T  Historical  Landscapes  an;  Animal  Subjects-  !>' you leave  selection to  us we guarantee satisfaction  Weathered  oak finish  frames with  fancy burnished gold  corners.  Animal  Figure  Landscajie,  Seascape,  ami rural  subjects -  0  __. $2.75  *3.50  each frametl,  in rich dark  .0; ice tion  of pictures  izc 22x28  "try special  .-- value--  JjlCO Each k  Appropriate  or'presenls  i  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened by u*--  ways gives satisfaction.- Picks handled and repaired.  SjriipsmitHing   in al1     its Qranhes  Horseshoers'and Genera! Blacksmiths.  R. UWSON  Buller Street   -    -   -    -    Ladysmith, B C  * LA DVSMITH TRANSFER C0.   *  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FU RN ITU RF MOVED PROMPTLY A NP SAFELY.  Stablesin th������ rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots for*.  Leave orders at  the  ......   -..'M  WILLIAMS ANO *iA3^vT  *  *  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMITH  *-PHONE 66  ^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������*>^';K9^*^*^*^*^m^mmm^0  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES FOR HIRE '���������:���������:  :���������: See J. KEMP, or leave orders With  BLAIR &  ADAM  flRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W.  SILER.  GENERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY  W>^.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  M. R. SIMPSON  Solicitor,  Ete.  M)ii9/  U   Loan  st. Avenue     --     -     LADYSM*  FOR DISPOSAL OP 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 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 gioss output.  Quartz���������Persons ,of  eighteen  years  and over and joint stock companies  holding  free miners'  certificates may  obtain entry for a mining location.  A free mini's certificate is granted  for one or mure 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,accord ing  to, capital.  A- free      miner,  having  discovered  mineral in place, may  locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  ������atne with  two legal  posts.  Wearing  location notices,' one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  The claim shull be recorded within  fifteen     days if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, ouo  additional   day allowed  for  every additional ten miles or  fraction.   The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  ;At least -M00 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $5UU has been expended or paid  the locator niay, upon having a survey made, and ,upon complying with  otbfr, requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may  be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to   lor ate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, ol an  area not- exceeding l(i0 acres.  The patent tor a mining locatiou  shall provide lor the payment ol a  Royalty of 2J per cent, of the sales  of the products of  the location.  Placer ' Mining���������Manitoba arm the  N.W.T., excepting, the   vukoii   I'tm-  tofy���������Placer  mining claims generally  axe 100 ft. square,      entry tcc$5, renewable yearly   On the North Saskat  chewau River claims are either bar  or bench,  the former  being 100   feet  long and extending between high and'  low water 'mark.  The latter includes  bar diggings, but extends back to the  base of the bill or bank, but not   exceeding 1,000 test.   Where steam power is used, claims 200 feet wide may  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 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 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 fiftee*   hii/es or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10     per  nnum for each ,mile of river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 21 per   cent,  ollected oh  the output after it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon" Terrftory-r  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The Wsec-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 in 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, aiid 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 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 hy two legal  posts, one at each end, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed, for each  additional ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking a  claim must hald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,0-00 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, on the  alue of the j;old shipped from     the  -*e-*-3t-*-  ^p%   -^   *������������������������������  *  X  X X  SPORT  z&^-  iijyitiij  tup: AUTO.  Jt is    generally     admitted that although     the;   pneumatic     tire is the  weakest     part of    an automobile,  ������t  makes the present     day car possible.  Yet   inventors have "been at work for  j������ars Uymg to' perfect a solid ���������tire of  some sort   that  would taKe   i&e- js-'svee  of  the air     fined  one.   A New  Yon.  inventor     claims  lo have invented  a  new wheel which bias iron tiies for the  ground and the pneumatic midway i,e-  rween the ���������   oivtside rim  and the hub.  Similar affairs have bee"  tried ar.-im- J  bcr of times, but have  been- discarded  inauiiy  because     of excessive  weight.  Tlie   inventor ina'de an      csp-orimcmUi  trip   recently, "which showed   that the  idea is  nearing   perfection.   The wheel  is  somewhat  cumbersome  in  appearance-   The principal  of she pneumatic  tube  is. there,  but it is  removed Tom  the      dangers      of contract   with,'be  ground.   Midway     between      the hub  and   the outer     rim are two  interior  rims,     between which     rests a tluce.  inch   pneumatic  tube.   Tlie upper  ���������''an  is     suspended     from the hub by iron  spokes    and an-     iron tire     comes in  contact with the ground.  THE   RING-  ���������'   '  Spokane,     Wash.,  Sept.  II.���������After  several weeks'  indecis >en  tlie  match  between   Frank   A.   Gotch  of  Humboldt,  Iowa,    for  a year  and  a half  America's,   champion      heavyweight  wrestler,    and      A.   L.   ("Boomer")  Weeks,    the     big  Spokane  fireman,  was.- finally  clotted   hy  Eddie  Quinn,  assistant      manager of the Spokane  Amateur      Athletic  Club,   Saturday  morning.    The bout, which is billed  for' 20  rounds,  will take  place in the  club    amphitheatre  Sept.   20,  which  allows  the  big  men three  full weeks  for preparation.  Seldom  has   a match   of  any   kind  created <%s     much    of a stu   m-fight  fandoni as this, which has be. a pend  ing for some time.    Gotch  has  sained     great      popularity here for his  brilliant    exhibition  against  Duncan  McMillan in   the mixed style wrestling contest a month ago-    Weeks has  lived   here since  a boy,  and   has  engaged   in various      foims  of  athletic  sports,  being  especially   clever   with  the  boxing  gloves.    Both  m a weigh  200 pounds and neither has an ounce  of surplus  flesh.    Neither has     ever  before   engaged   in   a real   fight,   and  both  ha\e  ambitions  <o  break  into  the heavyweight     class of aspirants  for  Jcffr es'   honors..  Each   man   will   make   the  weight  he likes best, and each will have his  own  manager.  THE GUN ���������  New     Westminster,       Sept.  13.���������  What will probably prove one of the  most   interesting game  hunts  of   the  present  season  will  take place shortly   betwer.a   Kamloops   and  ���������.Vernon,  the  party being composed   of       six  sportsmen from this city  and Ka-m-  loops.  The particular o-anic that will he  soug'h-t is prairie chicken, and the  country between Kamloops and Vernon is known to be fairly alive with  them, so the gentlemen composing  the party have arranged to walk the  ���������entire distance both ways and shoot  along  the road. One team  and       a  pegs  Burns Coal, Coke  or Wood  &&������^������'"*'  Two sets of grates are  supplied with every  Kootenay Range���������one for coal and the other for coke or wood���������  and the. flues are wide and deep, with no square ccrners. ������o that'  the ashes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot clog up the  smoke and draft passages*  This feature of the Kootenay Range is a decided success,  ' i  The grates are so easily changed that a boy can perform  the operation. .  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  London,      Toronto,  Vancouver,  Montreal,      Winnipeg,  St. John, N.B.  ardware Go  It a-boold bat-ma ia a-riad that  ���������terjr cold weakens the lnnga, low-  era to* -vitality and prepare! tlie  system for fke'more anion* dis-  caaea, among which an the two  great-eat destroyers of .aamaa life,  pneumonia and consnaiptiott," ,  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  ���������prompt cares of mis most common w  ailment.   Itaida expectoration, re. -a  Heves  the longs and  opens thr I  secretions, effecting a speedy and p.  'permanent core.     It counteract-. Jj  any tendency toward pneumonia. > B  ��������� *Frice 25c. Lar*e Size 50c.   |  ^asjBjBMBnvm-ajsnjB ������mmmbp 1 kT  Dr. "Dier can be found at any t-.'  at his office on High street., Hi-  tal   work  is  guaranteed   to  be fu-"  class and -rates reasonable si  n  35  [ wagon  have   been  engaged   to   cairy  ' the camp and   provisions,   and      the  tents   will   he  pitched  at   convenient  sjiots along the highway.    The round  trip of) a hundred and twenty   miles  is expected      to   occupy   about   two  weeks.   A   |uize ,\vo  boxes   of ci-  gais has  been cd* for   the mem  ber of   the  part,}    who   brinas   down  the greatest  number  of  birds  during  the    entire    ouluig.  and  the completion, promises  to be keen.  f     HILBERT  |*ana������ar-re-������iBa^^ *���������  PAINTING,        PAPEkrlANG'Nt*  ETC.  COLUERS'   ON   CORSETS.  Straight-front     corsets   arc  going  out, says Collier's  Weekly.   At  least  so the .dressmakers have decreed, and  their   usually  stupid   and   timo-serv-  in.j   word   is  law.    The round   kind,  whatever  they  be called,   that   crush  all  the  organs   into   the space       ot  one, are to be restored,  to  g������Ve variety to  the female foini and   work to  the     profession  winch  flourishes   by  making  new garments  while the old  are    still    as Rood   as  new.   Modern  male,dress is   ujily and hygenic   Modern European  and   American  female  apparel  substitutes an  artificial  idea  of   beauty   for  one  which   was  good  enough for Phidias.    In place of     a  covering    which   respected   the  functions and  needs  of a "healthy animal,  our  women have  invented   a caqc  to  decrease their vitality and make a  natural life difficult and rare. Sheep |  rush madly about a pasture, not m  scaich of an-y conprchcnsi-Mo ideal,  but because one sheep started, and  emotion increases with each sheep  that jo������**is. .Likewise reasonable is  the dendency of wonieb to imitate on  houi-g'lass in despite of nature. The  straight-front corset has been perfectly satisfactory to her, and she  has no idea why she is about to gdve#  it up.  Work done properly and at rkh*-  prices. Shop and resideace In r--a/  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J: i E. SMITH, Prop ,  BRIGADIER   GENERAL   OF  CIVIL   WAR      IS      DEAD.  *,>  Washington, D.C., Sept. H.���������BiA-  gadier General George I-I. Weeks, a  ictired army officer and at one time  (���������uarterm-asfcr .general of the army,  died at his home here last night after a brief illness, lie served all  tlrough the civil war. He was born  in Xew  York in   183-1.  Plans, Specifications and Details furnishes! for all kinds  of work in the "CARPENTER  Line  C. B. ROBELEE, Carpenter  and Joiner, 2nd ave, Ladysmith,   B.  C.  9  ���������������  ������>  ���������>���������  ���������������  LAD"V SMITH AKRIE  O: E.     :���������:    '' :���������:  NO.  686, P.  Meets in the Opera Home 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President B Forcimmer; Worthy  Secretary,  C. H.  Rummings.  NOTICE.  Persons    found    using our   Pa ton'  Bottle or Stoppers after this do- ���������  will "be. p'rosecutedr  RUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  ii  GALEOffMAN':  jfukoa Territory to be paid to     the  'bmptroller. .  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim      on  eaeh separate river, creek o.r gulch,  but the 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 obtained each year;     if  not,'the claim <1a!1 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 paying quantities, and satisfactor-  ly establish such discovery, an area  not exceeding 640 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre ?.r.'  the remainder of the tract reserves  namely, 1,280 acres will he soU  at the rate of three dollars an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate  as may be specified by order-in-coun-  cil.  JAS.  A. SMART.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  Department of Uie Interior,  Dealer s in  1  Pianos and  Organs..  Ladysmith, B.C.  Leads Them   Ail  in quality:  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  I VICTORIA. :���������: ':������������������: ��������������������������� .���������: :-B.C.  Printing'  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  O. VUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladsymith  ^   w  B   C  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGIN'G  Neatly and Artistically Done,-  Office  5. ROEDDING   -  Orders Promptly   Execute:  -"- ���������   LADYSMITH  ������^SS2i^TSa33SSSSS2XSS  iBSSSssssssaa^Ks;:  1st   Avenue  img^^z^gfis  Public Notice  Attention is called to the    fact that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,   Limited,  makers  of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a   vastly  improved and purified form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising  the  public   that  any unau'..i-  orized users ������f the electrical   flour purifying processes  will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company limited  are ike oaly    millers ia -OauVA-ia wi.->3B     Flour  ispat������ifia.l-'j7 fc������i3 al'Djt i3 p.*J3 )i fttE/DAltY   S.EBGBR  as  LOCAL ITEMS DOMINION EXHIBITION  FOR SALE���������A first claM Fruit,  Confectionery, Ice Cream Parlor arid Cigar Stand," "doing a fine  business of over $4.00 pen month.  Rent $12. Goodwill, storn, house,  furniture and fixings, all tot Cash,  $750.        Apply to  THE REALTY  SYNDICATE,  234 Abbott St., Vancouver  or on the premises of Mrs.  J.   II.  Tate, Ice Qreanu-raUors, Esplanade,  Ladvsmith.  FOR     SALE���������A    number  of  milch  cows,  due to, calve  between     now  and     New    Year.  First due in  ten  dajs.     Apply E.  II. FORREST,  milliards Cowichan  P.O  .WANTED���������A smart boy as apprentice to pamting and papering tiade  Apply to     Hairy Kay.  FOR SALE.  Pcdigicc,     Irish     Water '  Spaniel,  hitch,  for  sale cheap.   Apply  E*.  Nicholas. Kobeits     Street.  1905-SEPTETMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER  7-1905  Under the  Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  Industrial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C  $100,000.00  IN PRIZES AND  ATTRACTIONS  $100,000.00  Mr.'W. Conway went down the lino  .Ins morning.  We arc offering a few snaps for a  few days only. Just look in tho window at Knight's  Book  Store.  Mr. II. C. Miles, Mrs. Miles  and family, left for Victoria tins  morning, at which place they will  make a slay of eight months, Mr.  Miles having accepted a building contract there. When the job js completed they   will  return to Ladysmith  Mrs. A. Hutchinson was.nNanaimo  yestdday \ isitui'g her brother, Mr.  M Ingham, in the hospital at that  place. It is pleasing to report that  Mr. Ingham's condition is slightly  improved. .,  Best tobacco, fruit and candies at  Carter's, First Avenue.  Mr.  II.  Kay,  who has  been      so  seriously  ill for the past few days,  is,   much  to the  gratification  of his  many friends, reported  as improving  P. Griffin, foreman of Camp Five,  reports that he has found the deer  hunting all right. He shot two one  day last week. Sonic of his friends  in town arc indulging in venison  steak and  call it  good.  The New -Western hotel is now  much ' impro\ cd in its general appearance. A blight, new look has  been given the entire building hy  tastily mixing and applying paint.  The work was clone by S. llopdding  and  Ins   assistants.  AT THE   ABBOTSFORD.  D.  M.   Cowan,   Victoiia.  T.   Dob-son,   Nanaimo.  F.  J.  Marshall,   Vancouver.  F. T. Woevc, Vancouver. <  Enlarged   grounds,  new,  handsome  and spacious buildings.  WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS    in  ROWING   and  LACROSSE,  HORSE  RACING,  Broncho "i listing," Military Parades and  Exercises.  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and  ether   Famous   BANDS.  GRAND   WATER   GARNIvWL���������Parade of    Fiaser   River   Fishing   Fleet  Patrol Boats, 1I.M. Warships, Iiu'ian  War Canoes, etc.        Indian sports.  For all information write W.  II.   KEARY,   SecDslary   and   Manager,  New Westminster.- B. C.  m mm  The   balance  of  our  j| Use Porter's Antiseptic Healing  Oil. freely guarantood, for sale only  at the Drug Store. .  .    '������  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order ���������' a  speciality. -    -  THOriAS  MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  !'  DUNCANS  TOWN SITE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V.i.  A small ^tea has been laid off   in town lots which are n,.' w offered  at  LOW  PRICES   AN    D ON EASY TERMS.  The future of  the Cowichan'     District  and  Vancouver   Island  ���������will  exceed  expectations  and   this is a good chance for a safe and  profitable  investment.  , SEE PLANS AND PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART J. H WHITTOME  Ladysmith,  V.  I.  Duncans,     V.  I.  OPENING  UP BUSINESS  SEP. 1ST. 1905  \   IljCAS   OF THE CITY BAKERY, OFFERS  A CHANCE ON        A  '      THREE-STORY   ORNAMENTAL     CAKE,   VALUE.-U5  FOR  EVERY PURCHASE  OF  $1,0   0  WORTH  OF  BREAD TICKETS.  DRAWING   TO   TAKE   PLACE   SEPTEMBER   PAYDAY,   1905.  Cakeonview:t City Bakery  MARINE  The steamship    Aztic, winch  is now  at the    wharf loading coal, \wii pi cm)  ably complete      tomo-riow and  iea\r  fo. S.m  Rianri.-.co.   'Ihe A/.Uc   is registered at 2 29S  tons   and will  take u  cargo ofo-. er     0,000 tons of coal.   11  is  her first vis-s  to tins  port  and hei  Ladysniith-rnsco   mn   for some   tune  The A/.tcc   is captained     by  Captain  Fra/ier,  and     her homcpcit is iscw  York.  A Victoria report says���������The principal winiicis m Saimoms St Le;lj;pr  sweepstake. foiiowj Ticket numbei  098, held by C. J Magui, an i*iv-  plo\ec of the Victoria Machinery De-  'pot, and representing the horse  Chaiiacombc took fust prize. No  l.fMl, held by Frank Ticelu.rsi. Cowichan: station, won second with the  horse PoiymeHis, and A. RichaHlso-n  of Nichoiies &��������� Rcnouf won third  with ticked No r>8G. Cherry La,s  Cheques were handed the foitunatc  ones at.  10 30 o-ciock this morning  ���������      .       o ���������  ��������� -������   ������������������   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  CORRESPONDENCE  To Rent  Store Lately Occupied by John  Thompson, complete with counter  and fixtures.  Rent $15 per month, App'y to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  SHIRTS  COLLARS  CUFFS  We have now one of  ihe best assortments  on thi Island���������complete in every particular, style, pattern,  quality and Price;  CALL AND SEE THEM  MAY. (.RAIN AM)  FARM "RODUbE  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'*, am ���������*������  Erolani'di.  JAg������ SAWTOOK*  H.O. MILES  Contractor and Builder  REPAIRING of all kinds pron  attended to.    Shop on Gataere    r  husband played a euphonium at home  then domestic happiness was unallowed. Both couples iccei\cd the  flitches after they had taken the ancient' oath, kneeling on pouite-d 'stones.  SMELTER RETURES.  During the month of  August  the  Tyco smelter ran 12 days and treated" 2,018'tons of Tyce ore,  giving a  return,      after  deduction  of  freight  and refining charges, of $39,110.00.  '��������� ���������  ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� ��������� ���������   ��������� ���������   * ���������  Editor Daily Ledger,  Sir,���������-miltc a  lot of discussion  has   taken  place   on  the .streets  of   late,   as   to  whether,  Deer     can   he     Sold.   Some   say  the  Ledger  staled   that  Deer could     be  Sold   providing  they  had  their horns  on; There  must   he some  great mistake somewhere, as  there was a special   provision   made   last;  session   for  of Deer and no Deer or any pa-'t of  Deer can be shipped from Vancou\er  Island   or   adjoining  Islands.  I  am sure sir   that  great  interest,  will  be taken in reading any explanation^ the  Ledger  may  give.  Youis  Verv Truly,  GEORGE   UANNAY  The  followng   is  copied   fiom   the  jamc laws  appearing  in thithese columns   Aug.   80:  '���������'Do  not sell grouse,  pt.arnvij?an or  ,,-rairic   chicken;   or  expose   for   sale  any game bird  plucked,  or any deer,  goat,,sheep, moose,-elk or wapil-a, or  caribou   beheaded.  On further en-quiry from I'.-ii'rVU-r  Russell Simpson we leant that the  latest amendment to the game lows  ���������irovidc as above. Mr. llannay's-interpretation., is therefore correct-, and  it is unlawful to offer or expose for  sale deer at any .time. The last- nam  I'd, buck caribou, ns v.v understand  ���������it,   can   be sold,   but   1'���������'.������������������  head-     and  m  Vancouver   Island   and   adjoining   Ts  lands    which   pt'ohi-bilcd,   Selling    or  bonis must te with th  Showing ior sale or trading any kind   exposed   for sale.  body  that i.s  Have you tried  NABOB TEA?  ,st 50c Ceylon Tea in the  Market  ABSLUT  PURITY  GUABAHTEED  3  Tins^Jc.  mm^tBBsammmmtK^99wmmmes  JERSEY  CREAM  2 Tihs 25c\  ONE. WOMAN.S WORK.  A few years ago, when the slerop-  ticon  was   a novelty,   the   public was  interested  1o  see  the  views,      even  though  the  slides  were'all   \\\   black  and  white.    Now,  however,       since  colored  pictures have become so popular,    nearly    all slides  are  tinted,  and  Mrs.   Gail  Clements,   of   Battle  Creek,  is one of the most successful  artists in  this,-very exacting  work.  The    color ng of  the  g-ass   slide ���������  which is a "positive"���������must be done  with the -aid of a magnifying  glass,  since the displacement of the tiniest  dot of color might he  a serious  bkin  dcr when the picture was thrown on  the  screen.    In   addition  to  coloring  every     variety   of  "slide"   pictures,  Mrs.    Clements      makes   anatomical  charts,   also  in   water   color,   which  require as much skill and care as the  tiny    bits      of -glass,   though  many  times    larger     in size.  Besides her  commercial work in water-color, Mrs  Clements   finds   time   to  do exquisite  sketches  in  oil,   notably  fruit     and  flower   pieces.    She  is   most  enthusiastic  over  her   achievement,   ami behoves many  women would  find such  employment  not only  facinating,  hut  remunerative.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands  may  be purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  $20  for  anthracite.  Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty .at the  rate    of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds    shall     be collected on the  gross output. '  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $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 x 1,500 feet.   The fee for recording a claim is  $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  the, claim ench year or paid-to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expendod , or. paid, the  locator .may, upon .having .a survey  made, and .upon complying with other requirements, purchase, the land.at  $1 an acre. , |  I    The     patent provides_for the.pay-  i merit of a royalty, of .24 per cent pn  the sales. ���������   '.   , . ' ,,  PLACER mining claims ..generally  are 100 feet square;, entry fee $5, ret  newable yearly.  A free niiner may obtain two leases  to dredge for  gold  of five miles  each for a'term of twenty years, renewable at the discretion of the Minister of the Interior. ���������  The lessee shall have a dredge , in  operation .within one season from the  date of the-lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for'each'mile  of river leased. Royalty at,the rate  of 2i per cent collected on the out-,  put after it exceeds $10,000..  W. W. CORY,   .  Deputy of the Minister of the Inferior. -  Is  now being opened up  These Goods Will Not Need Introduction. We  Aim to Please... Our Selections are Carefully  Made. Our Prices are Right and We Import  Direct From the Manufacturer*.  Oar large range of Fall Hats in latest designs will be on view tomor1  row.  T&S"S* ja - - -  iJ������5e8S-f!7  ������",/*51������) 1 "  ���������9H  SiMOilllEISER K0 Ltd.  J:'5'  OATACRE8T  LADYSMITH  *-.'���������-������������������,V-V ���������   * "���������' ; V'';'" '.-'       -        "'-"'  ���������'. ,-  i% Merchant Tailor/ / ' *  . " - '���������..,.? V-        ;(istf Avenue)' .,,"-��������� ���������  Fall Stock   on   Hand. Call early and  get your choice  Ladysmith  Temp'e No. 5 Rat-ibn  Sisters meets1 in the Oddfellow'  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  Mrs. Kate Tate, lecretary.  ��������� Appointments may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on High street -   ���������     st  Mi^-'-rtz  Hammer  ���������*4*~1  Guns at:  V*-  '* Discount for-^V--  Saturday Bargains  "We have^dee'd^d to ,ieduc^  A , sourstopkof        \  \rJAMMfeR pyiNS,     V  \'  4*.*,V  '\S  So   offer  these, snaps .for  Saturday.*x  The Ladysmith Hardwar^.CQ., Ltd  NOTICE.  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written orfler signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V. I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD."  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  [orrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOGK.      - TELEPHONE 6-7  'PHONE   2-4  PHtNfl  24.  ON SEPTUM BUR 1C lb A N D 1.7 th  THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAIL-  WAV CO. WILL SELL ROUND-  TRIP 1 TICKETS TO ST. PAUL,  MINNEAPOLIS. DULtlTH, CHICAGO AND OTHER POINTS AT SINGLE FARE PLUS $10 FOR THE  ROUND   TRIP.  Good     for   ninety   days.   For   full  particulars  call   on   or' write       the  NORTHERN      PACIFIC     TICKET  OFFICE,   Corner  Government     and  Yates streets,  Victoria B.   C.  $1,500���������Cash  and   $1,500   in   5   years  at  0  per   cent,   buys   20-acre   farm  one     mile  fiom iDuncan.   12  acres  iiudctt   %, cultivation.   Ei'g(ht-iro-omcd  house and large  frame  barn.  DON'T BE  PERSUADED WITH  SMOOTH    TALK     TO BUY EYE-^  'GLASSES OR   SPECTACLES  WHEN YOU DON'T.* NEED  THEM  OUR  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 TIMEBE-  ING THAT YOU NEED GLASSES     AND     L'ATEBi     ���������MES  DISSATISFACTION.   THIS    DOES  NOT-HAPPEN WITH  US.  -WE  HAVE ANY NUMBER OF     REFERENCS      ���������   SHOW  FROM* RESIDENTS 'OF'TH-IS CITY-   AND .SURROUNDINGS. .  WE TEST YOUR EYES BY THE   LATEST METHODS   FREE  OF  CHARGE     AND GUARANTEE   OUR  WORK.    WE   CARRY THE BEST QUALITY .OF   OPTICAL   GOODS.   OUR PRIO-  ES ARE MODERATE.  B.FORCIMnER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN .      .  First Avenue,   X   X   X.      Ladysmith,   B. ���������������  Stoves  Stoves  *>!)00���������For   lot   and   two   stores  ceiitic of city.   Good  teuns.  in  $280���������Cash and $-100 on mortgage,  buys two line lots few yards from  Postolficc.  $-200���������Cash  and. $10  per month .buys;  line four-roomed house with   pantry  and   bath-room.   Water laid   on; line  garden.  BARGAINS  DOUBLE  BEDSTEAD   COMPLETE  WITH MATTRESS FOR     $10.00  COUCHES,    HEAVY TAPESTRY  COVERING,  ���������    $7.50  ���������:  GO-CARTS and BA-  .  BY BUGGIES   A   SNAP.  ONE TICKET WITH EVERY  DOLLAR PURCHASE GOOD FOR  ONE CHANCE ON A HANDSOME KITCHEN QUEEN CABL'  NET, VALUE, THIRTY DOLLARS  G. PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St,  $300���������Cash and $250 0n time buys a  nice 7-roonieil house. "Everything in  lirst-class  order.  We are making-them, pi, the. Newest.   Pattern and Latest  Styles.  WE,DO ALLJUNDS'qV FQUNDRY WORK ,    .  Our Prices are Reaaona   hie  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES  IN  BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  ; and_at Lsdysmilh Hardwarer'Ccrnpfny^', ^._..���������.:--'��������� '  LADYSniTH IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, I.TDr  Dr.Dicr's OiTice is : open evenings  and ' appointments can-be made for  work at any time through the wech.  Only first-class dental 'work Is -turned out and it is done at reasonable  prices '   '*      ���������'���������.   ''    st--  $10���������Per month rents a nice house on-  Second, Avenue. Sphndid cellar.  Chiclien and  Wash-houses.  For Sale���������Pure Bred Gonion setter  dogs, best- pedigrcs. Also Blacli  Cocker  Spaniel.  Call   and   get   jfar-  Accident  Houses  to  rent,  liculars.*  Fire,   Life   and  Insurance.     .  Deeds,-Wills,     M-orl(ga,ges,   Contracts  and   Agreements  Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing      *       Notary Public  P. O. BOX 268  FOR  RENT.  The hotel apartments of the Portland    Hotel,  --consisting  of  twenty  rooms,      including   kitchen,   pantry,  store-rooms,  1-1  bedrooms,  well  furnished,  ate.   The house,  without the  bar, will be leased by the undersi������n-  bd? at^yefy-'reasonable  fates. '.'-Call-  and look over -the premises. A good  boarding house keener can do  well..  ANGELO TATE,  Proprietor.  The average height of a man is  found by a scientist to have^ continued the same for thousands of  years, as shown in primitive man,  prehistoric man, and historic man.  The great size of ancient man is  imaginary, ,j.   "  Dr. R. B. Bier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable  rates.  Hi^hSt. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS;  Merchant Tailors  Ladies* and Gents'  Clothes Made t  Order.   .  PERFECT PIT  GUARANPK 0,  LADYSMITH,   B. C.  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