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 $���������;'������������������  W:i.  ^ ���������* ���������*���������������      i r������ -  VOL.2,  TUESDAY,  SEPT. 19,  1905  SEP 201805"  " PRICE  a*'*-;  :E;  **���������.������������������������������������'���������'  /'. ';���������:���������  ���������.-.  FRUNCE JriU GtRMANY  vifiyrfiaEE'-  The Conference on Moroc-  can   Question  Between  Ministers Suspended  rS.  Feared That Germany Will  Not Yield to France's  Demands.  ���������Paris,     Sept.    10.*��������� Another  crisis  has    arisen  in ..negotiations between  France and Germany  relative to  the  Moroccan   conference.    This  has   resulted   in  a sii.si.oii--.ion  of  the  meeting ^between sDerosen  (the new German   minister  to Morocco;  and M.  K-oyoil  (former governor oi   Algeria)  Tiie special  plcnipot-wiliairies  t>f Gci-  Hiany and  France,    'Iheir last  meeting occurred  three days ago,       and  there  is  no present  sign  of  resumption of their conferences.  Derosen, ui  the meantime, is seeking instructions  " from Berlin," but  the extended delay  begins to excite apprehension, in otti-  ciai .quartets   that - Germany -     will  not yield  upon points  which  France  considers  to  be essential.  , . IJoth sides show anxiety, ami tlie,  strain' promises to affect the Bourse  seriously. However, the foreign oflice  continues to view the situation' as  susceptible of adjustment and specifically denies the alarmist-report in  French, newspapers that Germany demands include Port of Mogador, '���������up*-  ,on  the    Atlantic coast,of  Morocco.  Following   is an oflicial statement  made to the Associated * Press on the  subject:   '-The question of the cession1*]  of  Port  of Mogador does  not enter  "in. the negotiations in any. form, for  the    .obvious  reason  Uiat  Germany  " and  France  in  their  exchange   ���������  of'  KOMURA  SUIQ1DING  Said to be Taking His Own  Life to Avoid  Disgrace  Portland, Ore., Sept. 18.-A special fiom Souix City, Iowa, says  that Baron Komura, the Japanese  peace plenipotentiary, ie committing  slow suicide, according to Tak-ashita  a highly educated Japanese now in  Souix City. Today he inquired solicitously regarding the condition ��������� of  Komura. He was told he was no  worse.  "But he will never get well,"  replied Takashita,     slowly. "When the  message was clicked,over the    cable  that my "countrymen  were preparing  to receive him with funeral rites, I  knew he would never return to Japan,    lie  doubtless   has   learned   this  already by private telegrams, tt-t'was  our nation's way of'telling him that  he     was in     disgrace,    and that ho1)  could, only atone for it ,by     showing  through his  own   death  that he was.  still a hero and a patr.ot.   You Americans little, realize what Hari Ka-  ri means - to us.   Komura   knew  full  well  that there was one course left.  Knowing that Americans   would  not  understand ,  his      act-and  that,      it  would, he  viewed  here as  ardisgrace,  he could not commit Ilari  Kari     In  the    usual    manner. He  accordingly  had recourse to some of the powerful  though  subtle' drugs   which  Japanese    statesmen , and  soldiers' are  familiar with.  It  produces fear,  anil  makes    it   , appear thai he is dying  6f������diseasei  but when the end comes,  our countrymen  will  understand  and  will once, more acclaim him a hero."  , notes: have specifically agreed to  maintain the integrity of Moroccan  -territory. Therefore it is impossible  to negotiate upon the cession , of  Mogador or any . other rpart of  Moroccan territoiy."  ���������9      -  INSPECTORS REAIOVED FOR  '-,'  SMUGGLING  CHINAMEN..  ���������' Washington, D.C., Sept.- 19.��������� The  department of ��������� Commerce and Labor  ���������today issued an order removing Ed-  'ward BolU and Chailes W.  Stevcn-  .son-,'Chinese inspector in .the immigration seriice. ^.Tlicy weie charged  with'assisting in"smiiggling Chinamen into the United States at Buffalo, and with swearing falsely at  the hearing of those Chinamen whose  names are now before United States  '.Commissioner    at  -Buffalo.   This  s  the  first   time since  the government  has  heen    enforcing the Chinese exclusion act that j inspectors  have been  found guilty of such an  offence.  CLOSE OF WAR MAKES  TRADE  BRISK.  St.  Petersburg,  Sept.   19.���������The removal of retailtory duties ,of American   imports  has' already  proved      a  great    stimulus   to   American   trade  here.   The agents of American houses have wired directions for tho ship  ment  of engines,   pumps,   and  other  machinery as soon    as the/>rder  re-  -  scinding the duties  takes effect.  The  prompt action of  the agents is necessary in order to land at Cronstadt  before the close of navigation,  so as  to  avoid  the heavy costs  of transhipment  from  the   ice-free   ports   in  rthe Southern Baltic,,and also in order  to take advantage of  the rates  under    existing treaties because  before  navigation  is re-opened  the new  .and higher scale of duties,  based on  the  treaty recently made with Germany,   will   he in effect.  SENATOR  ELKINS ON  RAILROAD LEGISLATION.  New York,-Sept. Ill-Senator Stc-  pheo B. Elkins, of West Virginia, i.s  in New York and has been in-consultation here with, various railroad  men and.business men on the subject  ��������� of -railroad and tariff legislation to  be considered hy congress in the  tlio coining session. As chairman of  the Senate Committee of -inter-state'  commerce, Mr. Elkins will have  charge    of all       railroad, legisia.  .' tion. in the Senate. He predicts that  ���������a rate, regulation 'bill will pass  this winter, hut feels that a bitter  fight, will ensue when the subject of  tariff revision is considered. The  Senator said yesterday:  ^The committee, of which I     am  ....chajrnian,   and  which  will   frame     a  rate  regulation  this  winter,   is  prepared    for  its  work and ^will  meet  two   week's   in  advance of  the  regular  session   for  the   purpose  of  preparing the hill:     Every member     of  the committee knows exactly where  lie stands  upon this question, and  I  think by December first we' will have  a bill  ready  for  introduction.   I    regard decisive action this session   as  Sbeyond 'question,  TlIAT.APrEAt FOR.  ~' X  '"'   " ASSISTANCE.  The following letter from the pre  sident of the W.F.M. on the subject  of the recent appeal for assistance  in Ladysmith appeared in last evening's Free Press:  Editor Free Press,���������There was   ' a  committee of the"WestcTifFederatioit  of-Miners appointed  to goto Lady-  sinith  to ask for financial ..assistance  but when .the committee went around  on  Saturday morning,, they      found  that the United -Mine/ Workers'    appeal posted on "the, bank.    Then'.the  committee held a council  with themselves,", awl decided-* Jto return on the  noon train, as the appeal -of tho United  Mine  Workers   for  financial \ assistance was  for tlie benefit of miners     of   Nanaimo,  and people twho  were     not    in  their-ranks.   I have  heard of an appeal of this  kind ^boing  issued  by tlie United Mine Workers  before,  but this is the first   time    I  have,*ever seen acoj-y of it,   .  Now, Mr.  Editor,   I have spoken to  a large number of  people,  and have  never     met any one. who has-received  any assistance  whatever,   outside of  the ranks of the United Mine Workers.    I know  for my part,   I have not  received any, nor do I wish any that  has  to be  begged.    What   I want    to  know now  is,  are the United Mine  Workers   sharing  their  little      mite  wuth      the  people  who  are affected  by the     strike, or lockout? I know  that in the appeal,  there are gross  misrepresentations  of  the   facts,   for  I know there are a lot of people who  do not want from  the United Mine  Workers any support  that  they, have  to go around aiid  beg for.  I am surprised  to see the names of some of  the committee, signed to the appeal,  when they know that a great portion  of the aj>peal     is untrue,  especially  the part     referring*  to the  Western.  Federation of Miners  whom they accuse of having only twenty-five members, and  being weak.    For  the lat-.  tor reason, they pay, ,the majority of  men thought it advisable to join the  "United  Mine Workers.    Now,  let me  see.what.was the cause of the Western. Federation  becoming* weak.   The .  Facts are  that the majority of mem-.]  hers of.the United Mine Workers refused to pay their assessment to the  union,  when their brothers  were   in  need  in  Colorado.    Now the  majority   belonging- to   the   United      Mine  M'orkec-s to day were unogganiz*cd for  nearly  a year. -  Then  the  organizers  of     the United Mine Workers came  here to try and organize them, and  there were nearly one, bund red joined  at  that  time,    and  more kept dropping  in      until  the  present  trouble  arose     when nearly the whole bunch  stampeded into  the United Mi-neWor  kers,  when they heard  of the bone-  fits     that wore  to be given   out by  th'at  organization.    Now,   when  tlie  majority  that are boosting  the United Mine Workers here have-to pay  the assessment to that organization,  t-hey will drop out of it, even if they  have only one dollar   to pay.  In regard    to the Western  Federation of  Miners having a membership of 15, I  may say that the Federation  has between eighty and ninety members is  good  standing.   The United    Mine  PLENIPOTENTIARIES RE'  TURNING HOME  M. Witte and His   Party  Arrire    in raris  Today  Following    His    Express  Wish There is No Formal Rectption  Taris,  Sept.  19.���������M. Witte, accompanied   by    his   wife  and   daughter,  and several members  of  the Russian  mission,  arrived  here  today  after ������ a.  tedious  night' ride  from   Cherbourg-.  Following the    express ���������wish  of the  Russian   statesman,   there   was      no  formal    reception,   only  a few  intimate friends  gathering  at  Northern  Railway* station.     A crowd of travellers  respectfully  saluted  M.   Witte,  who   bowed    his   acknowledgements.  He, appeared to be much fatigued  by  the voyage     as he cnteied an automobile     and was conducted  to Hotel  Bristol.   M. Witle will  make a-biief  stay     in Paris.     conferring      with  Ambassador    Neligoff, and  probably  also President  Loubct and. Premier -j  Rouvier.    Professor  Itemartins,   who  is already here, will leave Paris tomorrow   for  Berlin,   arriving  in  St.  Petersburg on  Saturday.  ��������� ��������� ���������    ��������� ������������������ ,  PACKING  SOCK EYES ON  ON THE FRASER RIVER.  Press    despatches -from Vancouver  say:"    The  Fraser  river   is   full     of  sockcyes, and ten canneries" are packing today to the full capacity      of  their  respective   plants,- according to  reports received from , Steveston and  other cannery centres Saturday. The  average  ��������� catch of    sockeyes  Friday  night    was -probably  two  hundred  fish to the boat, although  when all  the boats are in late Saturday that  figure  may  have  been < reduced.   The  boats arriving early at  the cannery  all had good catches, ami the  fishermen  reported   that   the   water"     is  teeming    with salmon.     If the late  run^of sockeyes  continues  the  Fras--  er river pack wVll bo largely increased  over  the eight hundred, thousand  cases put up, at the'dose of tho regular fishing season on  August ������;").  Last night at midnight the close  season on sockeyes expired, and the  boats winch pus out from the canneries carried nets of six-inch mesh.  The cohoes are reported to he running fairly well. On the maJ'.i Fraser river seven canneries are packing  sockeyes, one cannery is working ou  the North Arm and the Great Northern and Eagle Harbor plants on  English Bay and Howe -Sound arc also working.  The price of cohoes was fixed Saturday by the can tiers at fifteen cents  and ten cents for sockeyes. The latter price is the same as that which  ruled during the month of August.  DISAPPOINTMENT   WAS  BEND  Has Saved   the Japanese  People Feverish Intoxication  There are no Bubble Enterprises as  There Were  Before  Tokio,  Sept.   19.���������(noon.)��������� Despite  the  fact  that  the ebullition  of popular dissatisfaction over the peace ar-  rangenieaits continues  unal-rated, there  arc indications that the business contingent  is  slowly s-oar'-ng down. The  capital   intended  for new enterprises,  following the successful conclusion of  the ��������� treaty    of    peace,  is  gradually  coming into the hanks as depesits in  amounts      which  arc  likely  to tower  the    rate of  interest.   The profound  disappointment      which lias  prevailed  has  at least  proved  a benefit  lo  the  extent of saving the |>eople from any  feverish     intoxication,    resulting   in  bubble  enterprises like those which  accompanied     the    close of the war  with   China.    The money class  have  resumed the attitude of cautious -frugality  which  guided  nil  transactions  during   the   war.   The   financial'.outlook  is  not gloomy and capital'    is  impatiently     waiting    solid   investments. ,  PARKER IN  NEW YORK  Tells ; Associated    Press of  His Admiration of Northwest Canada  New York,  Sept.   19���������Sir  Gilbert  Parker, author, playwright and (member of .parliament,   i.s  in New  York  on his way  to England  after spending several  weeks  in  Canada... He is  enthusiastic     over the northwestern  part   of  tliC'I)6mi,nion   and  says that)  it  is one of the  richest  agricultural  districts  in  the world.   He claims it  is hieing     settled   rapidly   and   that  about half  of the  immigrants  '   arc  from   (he   United   States.    As  a result, they are becoming British subjects.   He sees in this an evidence of  the  friendly  reeling  existing  between  lhe United  Slates and  Canada.  CENTS  NOTED CHIEF  IS DEAD  Aberdeen S.D., Sept. lO.-f  Rain-in-the-Face, who was one  of the leading chiefs in the Custer massacre, and is sai d to  have personally killed General  Custer, is dead at the Standing Creek reservation. He was  (12   years   old. ;  ANNUAL   CONGRESS   OK  DEMOCRATIC   PARTY.  Jena, Duchy of Saxe Weiinar, Sept.  18.���������The    delegates      to   the annual  congress'.'of  the    Social'-Democratic'  party,  which  opened  here  yesterday,  assembled   under the grave apprehension   that  the  fierce  factional   quarrels* of the past few years would be  renewed.       The business  session today,   however,  was successfully steer  ed to a close     without any inlerritp-  l-ioii.       Paul  Singer,   who   presided,  made  rulings evidently  calculated   Lo  avoid  the thin ice  DOES NOT ADVISE  WATER. POWER  CoL    Tracey    Recommends the  Council Not to Go Ahead With!  Bush Creek Proposition  Electric Light By-law Committed-  Milk  Inspection By-law-  Introduced  Colonel Tracey does not recommend  the Council to attempt to operate an  eicctnc plant with the power supplied  hy" (he water o,f Bush Creek. At last  night's Council  who had; spent  joct of electric light, as read and  upon a motion by *:denuxn I'.ryc'en.  seconded by Aidei'm-m Gcvciihge. received, and the ' I'.erfc instructed to  meeting the coionci. notify Mr. Uinton \n guad time when  the day at tlie creek  the meeting* would  be held.  submitted tlie following j    Tho electric    light bylaw was com-  EMPER0R  NICHOLAS  IS   IN  FINNISH WATERS.  St. Petersburg, Sept. Ill��������� The Tin  perial yacht Polar Star, which left  PcteLhoff Se|)t. 17 with Emperor Nicholas,' the Empress and the children  on ' board, for a cruise in Finnish  waters, is anchored iu the roads off  Trangsund,' at the head of Vihofg  Bay. .-  WILL  BE   NO   DELAY  TN  .FINAL  SIGNING  OK TREATY.  St.  Petersburg,  AMERICAN  CHURCH  WILL    .  RECEIVE  ROYAL  PRESENT.  Richmond, Va-,  Sept. .19.���������  Bruton  Parish,      the historical church       of  Williamsburg,  Va.,  the second oldest  church,  arid  the   longest in  continuous use in. the United -(States, has received the offer of a Bible to  be donated   v by    King  Edward  VII.,   of  Great  Britain.  Rev. W.   A.' R.  Goodwin,  rector of  the  church,   is -in receipt  of  a* letter  from  the  Archbishop  of  Canterbury  in  which   the latter states  the King  had  consented-to  donate  a Bible for  lecture     use in   the  Bruton Parish.  The Holy  hook will,be especially and  appropriately   hound   and   prescribed.  The Royal  mark of esteem  is  to be  given   by   the   King  im   commemoration   of  the 300th anniversary "of the  establishment of   Anglo-Saxon  civilization a-n-d   the English  church       on  j particularly   to  Bruton   Church     be-  Virginia's shore.      It is  to  be made  the fact  that   Bruton   is the  of  Lhe  Church     at  Jamestown.  Sept.  IX.���������The Associated    Press   was  assurred   today  that the Emperor's cruise Will   not  involve delay in  the signing of.   tin-  Peace   treaty,   an   official  copy       of  which,   with   all   documents   pertaining  to  the conference; is on the  way  here with  the members of the jieace  commission,     who arrived at Cherbourg  tonight.    The  treaty   is       ex-  pectad  to  be in  St. Petersburg     on  Thursday or Friday next.  cause of  official  successor  THE. T.O.O.F.   CONVENTION  IN   PHlLADELPHtA.  Philadelphia,    Pa.,   Sept.  1!).���������The  real   work  of the  annual convention  of  the    I.O.O.F.   began   loday   when  various   resolutions   for   new   legista-  t.'on and amendments  to  the  present-  laws were introduced at  the business  session.  FIGHTING  INDICTMENTS  Chicago, Sept. 18���������By pleasing  abatement, attornevs representing  Hie conspiracy in a trust to monopolize the federal grand -ury on charges  or packers and other persons indicted  dy the meat industry, attacked the  position of., the government here to.  day. The attack was made against  (he inipanncliin-g of the jury on alleged imjiroper service of a summon.*,-  on John Muiry. one of the jurors,  unlawful secrecy at the time the jury  was drawn 'from'tlie,' box, unlawful  presence of a stenographer in the jury room during tlie hearing, and the  subsequent writing of the shorthand  notes,. that, the indictment was returned in the eastern division of Illinois, although the jury which found  the indictments was sitting in-the  northern district.  The |Hea was filed late this afternoon with District Attorney Morrison after an an day conference between John S. Miller, general counsel for the packers, awl a number of  assistant counsel in the case. There  were no court proceedings and the  plea has not yet been lixed with the  clerk of the district court, but this  will he done tomorrow morning.  in ((liestion  rejiort'  To Mayor and Council, Genliemen-  lu accordance with your Instructions  I have examined the proposed water  power suggestion to be used -for electric purposes       for your city.  .���������VI! the conditions ,are ��������� favorable exempting the quantity of the water, a  head of '100 feet being available within a [reasonable distance of where the  power house could be located.  The bed of the creek is very rough  and irregular, ma-king it difficult to  accurately measure the quantity of  water ilowing, but-fair different mea-'  Mircmcnts were taken and the icsuits  were faiiiy close, and the average about. 4 cuhic feet per second at. tho  present tune. c-  This quantity, with a head of '100  f������i:l:. win give allowance for friction in  pipes, water power and electric machinery, aoout* .1*00 horse power, as  the stream at extreme low water is  stated to Le not more than half the  prcse-n-tflow, making due allowance  for the portion of the 2-Uiours during  which - only: the lights will . be required  in     l.he dry     jas,.n, I cannot  UNIVERSAL   PEACE  CONGRESS  MEETS.  i  Lucerne, Sept. 1!).���������Delegates to  the Universal Peace Congress held a ' lecommend tho proposition as a safe  preliminary meeting last night, un- j investment for your council A careful  der the presdency of 'Frederick Ban- examination of the upper end of  ner. Most of the nations had rcpre- ] the creek might develop a method of  sentatives  present,   including  40 from'.storm" the     water and 2q.u1ii7.mg the  the lTnite<! States and 5(1 from Great  Britain. ' A programme   for  prescnta-  fcicn   to the  Congress  was discussed  and agreed  to.  TRIED  TO RESCUE  HIS  FRIEND  FROM  JAIL.  Workers   claim   all   the   public   assistance and  ignore any claim of     the  Federation,   although  members  of the  Federation  are  true  union  men,   and  Nelson, B.C., Sent. 18���������Messrs.  Albert Brown and Hart Melin were  arrested today here at the point of  a revolver by Chief Sarvis. Albert  Brown was jailed on Wednesday at  Bonnei-s' Fery for breaking into  Great Northern cars. Melin broke  into the jail and the two escaped into British Columbia through the  woods to Kootenay Lake, where  they made  their way into Nelson, af-  in fact the Western-Federation as the   ter   dodging   several   defectives   sent  only  union  that should  be considered j to intercept   them  again through  the  THE RIVALS  IN  THE   LE   ROit  MINE  Rossland,   Sept.   IS.���������The Canadian  Pacific  Railway  Company  ou  Friday  placed    ten     empty orc-cais on  the  sfding   leading  to   the  tracks  of   the  Great   Northern  Railway,   for      the  agent of the latter Company   to take  to      the   ore-bunkers of  the  Le Roi  Mining     Company,    so    that     they  might  lie loaded  with ore and  taken  to  the Canadian Smelting  Works  at  Trail.    The    contract  made between  the    Canadian  Sir.eltiiig   Works   and  the  Le Roi  Mining  Company     commenced on Friday;  and  is  to continue for.a'pcriod   of   three   years.   Mr.  I-I.   P. Brown,   the  local age 111   of the  Great   Northern  Railway,   refused   to  remove the C.P.R.  cars  to the bunkers, .for  the  reason   that  Mr.   J"..W.  Astlcy,    the  acting  manager of  the  Le Roi, did not desire to send     -the  ore to Trail,  as he bad  not received  instructions   from   the   dinuctors     of 1  the  L(? Roi company  to  do  so.  To- \  day  the cars  were  removed  from the  sidin-g by the C.P.R. J  It  is  presumed that Mr.  Astley  is  acting on behalf of  the  A.J. M-cMii-'  Ian  faction of  the Le  Roi. j  Mr. -  J. II.     MacKenzie,   who   has i  been  appointed  by  tlie directors    of I  Uie Lc   Roi  to  lake charge of     the  mine, arrived  here this evening* from  San Francisco, and.will at once lake  hold   of   the   affairs   of  the   mine. As  be is   the appointee  of   the  soniin-uit  element in the Le Hoi, it i.s thought  Ihat   hewill at   once  order   the      Le  1  Roi ore to be sent to Trail. J  When   interviewed   tonight  Mr. Mac.  Konzic said he had   nothing  for  pob-  licatioii.  He admitted  Ihat he was in 1  complete control-'as  manager of  the  1  Lc Roi   and   in  a position   to ship to  either   Trail  or  Northjiorfc,      as  pleased.  Mow,  but this mciease would have to  at least double,   .he      present  supply  to make it     capable cf meeting your  requirements.  Youis  sincerely,  T.   II   'luiey  The     report was  upon a motion of  Alderman Beverage, seconded In  Alderman   L'ryden,   ���������e;:ei������*od  and  f..co.  @  G. C. Hintob's :rt"cer, p'tmiE'nj, to  address  a  public meeting  en the sub  mitted. Alderman Bryden i- the  chait. Since 'ast meeting ine- bylaw, had been submitted to a legal  advisor and he had advised a number  of amendments.  Clauses 1, 2, 3, 1. were amended  upon motion by the mayor, ji t %t le-  ing found necessary to make a change  reported progress. Ten remaining  clauses will be nscensed in committee  at -the next meeting.  (Aid. Blair.s milk inspection by.  law was introduced and 'oad a first  time and the amendment to the  str-wet bye-law was affirmed.  .Aid. Nicholson gave notice of the  intention t oi introducing a public  Wor-ai by-iaw.i  ,A letter was read from J. Ferguson caning the attention of the  Council to a building standing on  Gatacre Street a^ovc First Avewe.  The building in auestion was used  some time ago by Wm. Boyce as a  Tinsmiths shop. The letter was re  ferred to the Street Committee.  The council instructed the Clerk to  notify Mi". J- May that his shack  standing on the street close hy the  Extension Hotel, would ha*ve to ho  removed unless a rent was paid.  ���������.A request from W.-J. Watsrn f-'-  a dram to be put in at Warren  Street close to his property, was  icfcrred   io  the  Street" Committee-  The Road Foreman's report was  received and fiied and accr>"n*t*=  amounting to $131 95 were order-ed  to be- paid.  Those ipresent at last evenings  meeting were Mayor Coburn, Aider-  men Nicholson, Beverage, Bi'air, Bryden and Malone.  LAST NIGHT'S CON^  CERT AND DANCE  An Entertaining  Programme is  Heard-A Fairly Good  House  Mr. J. Sanaerson sang a rattling  good," comic song. He was encored,  ibut instead of giving another verse of  Batk in Baltimore, jumped from the  comic     to     pathetic, showing by his  Although the house was not so well  fined as could have been wished, the  Football Club concert last evening  was a financial success and the programme, although short, was very  good indeed. One or two artists whose rendering of the latter song how wen  names were on the pro-gramme heht Ins powerful voice is adapted to both  cuscs, hut those who obliged pleased styles of songs,  the audience with their efforts.  He  BANK   MANAG10K  ON  TOUR OF  TIIE  COUNTRY  by the public.  ALFRED  ANDREWS,  President W.F.M., 177  woods    and      over high   mountains  They resisted  arrest and now  fight sxtradition.  Winnipeg.  Man.,   Sept.   10.���������E.   L.  Poase,   of  Halifax,   general   manager  of    the    Royal   Bank,   along  with  a  Party  of  bank   ollieials.  arrived      in  Winnipeg    Saturday   011   the   private  car  Alberta.   It  was given  out  that  it     was  the intention of      the Royal  Bank   to open   a new branch  in  Winnipeg.      General   Manager   Pease  left  will  for  the coast  yesterday  morning    to  look over the groun-d.  t Mayor Co.'urn was in lhe chair  and at the opening made a neat  siieech in which he referred to the obf  jec-t of the entertainment and predicted success for the club at Portland.  Mrs. Watts played a very pretty  piano-forte solo, and played it well,  deserving the loud applause with which  her efforts were greeted.  Miss Butler followed with a pretty  song rendered very sweetly, and Miss  Leask was. in her usual splendid form  and delighted the audience with one  of her comical .Scotch recitations.  Mrs. Butler, of Victoria, charmed  the audience with a perfect rendering  of a sparkling ballade and was heartily recalled, responding with Merguc-  r'.t-e.  Mr. IT. Thornicy recited a pathetic  recitation entitled, The Old Minstrel,  and his efforts were deserving of the  applause they received. Mr. I. Wliit-  enmbes cornet solo was played to  perfection. He gave "Anchored," in  his best style, which is saying a lot,  and being vociferously applauded ob -  uged with   a verse of Alice,  Miss E; Clay sang, Oh, Listen to  the Big Brass Band, with a vim, and  upon encore gave a delightful little  coon song.  A duet by Mesdavucs Butler and  Reid was very pretty, and a repetition was demanded and given.  After a pretty and well played instrumental duet by the Misses, Bryden  Mr- A. Smith brought the program to  a oiose by a wen rendered song to his  own piano accompaniment.  Miss Clay played the accompaniments very brilliantly,  pire  'sweay 'SJJVE     'su5qdo.iK      -sir*  The     hall was     speedily cleared  of  chairs and     a large number of young  people     commenced  dancing,  Robertson's orchestra    furnishing first class  music.   The     floor     was in splendid  condition and it     was long past  midnight when the feet of the young people had    ceased to beat    .time to the  gay     strains     ot the orchestra.   The^  supper was     served in  the side roor^'  and was     all  that could     have be-v  wished for,  and altogether the evev  ing was from a pieasureabie point o  view a great success.  ������ T-  , ��������� ���������. *  DAILY LCDQgR  ^gassasfiH  iT^AlLY LEDGER   \ ^wmmmmimiimmi^  Published   every  day except Sunday.  BY       THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices, Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  *-?RICE  ���������0 cents a month-,    55  per-.year   in  ���������advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  TUESDAY,   SEPT.  10,  1903  BRITISH   WARSHIP  INVESTS A   SILT AN.  " Sir John Kcane, as rcpreseiuaUv. _  or the Governor of Ccjion. has pa.cl  a visit, to the Alaldivc Islands, tho (  occasion being the assumption by the  Sultan or the uwonl pi state, a ceremony corresponding to a coronation.  The     British party sailed in    U������c  ���������rroiserpinc.  o*  ^ Eabl   1,,(llCS S'^'  ���������dron,   for  Mali,   the principal  island  of the group, which extends  in a scries of attols  of 000 miles.  They lie  -.cry    low,  and a first glimpse      of  them suggests simply  trees growing  "out of tiic water.   Out of the thirty-  mx  islands  only   nine are inhabited..  When  the   Proserpine, anchored    ofi  Mali  a boat brought  out* the* Primp  minister,  Abraham Dido,  and later a  splerulidly-fitled state  barge embarked Sir John Keane and his staff; for  ihe shoie. The palace: is close *to the.  landing stage.    rlhe  party were  led  hy the royal bands,  composed  of 28  musicians      playing    , tom-tdms  and  .-trumpets. -They     performed vi weird  thant as  the palace courtyards were  passed  through.  The only  way  to  the royal apart-  micnfs was up a double ladder.   '���������.::'.T,hc  reception  room, was gloomy, butJin-  Ed  with  tapestry  and  covered    with  cariiet.     The  Sultan���������a  young man  gorgeously     diessed  in along green  ".silver  embroidered  gown,   with  a  .small,     richly   jewelled : turban���������met  ,lhe visitors.  He is  only about  twenty years  of age,  and  hardly    spoke  - obove a whisper.    ITe accepted gratefully   a gift   from   the  Ceylon  governor  of a sword   of  honor  and  other  presents.  Np,-vt day the Proserp-ne was gaily  ."dressed  with   llao-s,  and  a guard     or  Kcainon and .maiincs landed and form  ed     up in     the palace s^iiorc.'   Sir  ��������� tJohn  Keanc and statT. followed.  Seven is a mystic number������������������ with'- the Mal-  kiivians, and  the ceremony of assum-  fing the     state sword had ,to ncgone  .through     seven      times, seven seats,  .-three of which      wore in tents draped,  ,-with colored  materials,, and.the'other'  Jour ins-iidc the palace preconcts, having    been     erected for the ceremony.  .The Sultan,  dressed in a long,  oran-  J.e;c  coioied   lobe  with  silver embroidery,     arri\cd from   the     palace surrounded by the high officials.   He was  (preceded by twenty Volunteers,-, neatly  diessed   in      while, European uniforms      and   armed  with  rifles,  and  ������������������was      followed   by  the  Royal   Bodyguard carrying  spears   and  shields.  On  arrival,   the  Sultan  was    con-  'ducted    to  his scat,  and   surrounded  iby  the Prime.  Minister  and all    the  .other court   dignitaries.    Then seven  5ncense-beaiei.s   were  ushered  in  and  ranged   themselves   in   front   of   him,  remaining  there   for  about  five  minutes, at the end of which time their  places were taken  by  seven  fan-hearers,   each   holding  a beautiful   fan  of  peacock   featheis.      These   proceeded  ,1/0  go through   a display   of  fanning,  - jiCeoinpanicd  by   lhe martial  strains  iof the band   oul.s'icle.    These  in  turn  ���������were relieved   b\   seven  other  bearers  ���������also holding fans folded  in  the shape  of a bludgeon     They also  went through   a series  of  motions,   afterwards  .g.Aing   place   to   seven   bearers   with  bottles    of     rosewater,   with which  they proceeded   to sprinkle his High-  ���������jiL-.ss.     Ou   these withdrawing,     the  Sultan  rose from  his seat and    was  formally  invested  with  the sword of  state by the High Priest,  a salute ol  seven  guns   from   the   palace   square  and     -seventeen  from  the Proserpine  announcing the  fact  to  the  people of  of  the   islands.    All   the court,   headed   by   the  Prime. Minister  and   High  Priest,   then   did  homage any"  kissed  ���������   ������������������   his  Ilighness's  slioc-s. "  A simitar ceremony took place at  the other seats. The procession then  made the circuit of the island,* balling at seven . shrines where stands  had been erected for the women ami  a space cleared for the, performers of  special dances  and  games.  A Cordial invitation is extended toy^u to be  pres-  - ent at our  GRAND  MILLINERY  OPENING  WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20th. & FOLLOWING DAYS _  32 on which our  Fall and Winter g*  trimmed Millinery will be opened  for your inspection^  KA.TKS |2 oo PUR DAY  ROOMS  BA.K. SOI'I'UKU WITH BBS-!  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  Bestaccomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and flab!..������������������^*1* Q  A. J. McMURTRlE, -Proprietor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished'  Good_tables and good  Rooms  D  ANGELOTATE.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The .bar is extra  well  Stocked  MANY EXCLUSIVE PATTERNS  Also���������  FALL DISPLAY  OF DRESS GOODS,   FRENCH   FLANNELS   AND   -HE  NEW CHECK ANIJ     .PLAID   SILKS,   FURS, "LADIES'  AND CIIILHRENS' FALL     COATS    AND   COSTUMES,  WATERPRf OFS,   BLOUSES, and all ths LATEST >TOV- j  ELTIES.     , , . *.*.- .���������*..-.:  COMMERCIAL STREET STORE  MENS'  and ROYS  CLOTHING, HATS, CAPS, SHIRTS,  TIES,  and   EVERYTHING    in    the way ol MENS' and  ROYS' FURNilSlUNG S.  The New Western Hotel  "���������I5������  c'������������l1 rooms,     good beds, and goodbpard.  .Our Ear is newly filledup and well supplied and is in charge of  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  99  This  Hotel han   been completely    Board and lodging $1.00 par day.  renovated.  Canadian Pacific  Railway *-  - ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������*  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP TICKETS  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Points  .     AT LOWEST KATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  For Sailing Dates, Rates' and full  information, ^  86 Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  .   ���������     ��������� i   ���������  Low Round Trip Rales,  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass.-.Agt  JOHN THA, Proprietor  .Bar Supplied with the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue  Liquors and Cigars.  :-: Ladysmith B.C.  T. X. SMIT-ET������  TICKET   OFFICE  and  Yates Sts..  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B.C  Mens' ;Womens'  and   Childre is'  Shoes at Popular Prices  j Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden PoweJL Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Mea-s 35c. and Upward   N  /  D, Spencer,  Nanaimo, I"  Best  accommodation  for  transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  lORAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  a ������ly furnished and the bar is up-to-  d-te. Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w vrds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  t>tlanad������ :-. '���������' s���������* >-- yadynmltk  after      il   had     been' badly   hurnod,  ninny       oF     tlie   bonds   being   badly  scortolled.  The hag was taken  to the  police    station.    It  contained  $130,-  OOd in .'J per cent,  registered government -bends.    The entire rear portion  of the building had  been soared with  oil,   and   when   the   Tire brigade     ar-  ri\cd  the house was binning fiercely.  The   flames   were  extinguished     with*  (iilfi-cultv.  FOR SALE.  Pedigree,      Irish     Water    Spaniel,  bitch,   for sale cheap.   Apply  E.   Nicholas. Roberts     Street.  LADYSMITH AERIE  O. E.     :���������:       :���������:  NO. ���������������������, F.  -:       :-]  Meets in tha Opera Hou&e 1st and  3rd  Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President   B.. Forcimmer; .-Werthy  Secretary, C, H. *_Humming!.     ~~  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil/Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical-Engineers,'England    .  ���������   Member  International  Electrical   Congress   at St.'Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  V.  O. BOX 357, 1    ���������      I''  i|   I  I   LADYSMITH, B. C.  THEJ0NES HOTEL  ���������One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  1  GATACRE, STREET-     Ladysmith.  TH6 CITY 7vmRKeT  R. Williamson Prop  >st. Avenue Ladysmith B.C.  Trade Marks  Designs  ..... Copyrights &c.  Anyone sendlm? a sketch mid description may  aulcklyKsoertalii our opinion free whether .in  invention is protmbly pnlentnblo, ���������Conimunlcii.  Uonsstrictly conllclentlal. Handbook on patents,  nontfreo"Oldest "nisoney for soenrintrpatents.  i'atenW taken. tfirouRh -Jluim^ Co. receive  ���������ptciul notice, without olinruc. in tho  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates ^1.25^nd$l.B0���������  Free bus to all steamboat landingB and  railway depots.    Electric care every fivi  minutes to all parts of   the city.   Bar  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woodbank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First  Clais.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Buildiag.  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  Omaha/Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50 Chicago 71.50  Dates of sale, Sept, 16th. and 17th  Final return limit 90 days     Irom  date of sale.  For lull particulars call on or address  S. G. YERKES,     E. R- STEPHEN  G.W.P.A.   " '       ?��������� Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  UENKVS NURSfRIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &-   Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS.; :       '���������������������������'��������� '  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY -  /- PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.      ^  3010  Westminster  Road, Vanemner.  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  One of,wliich  is the famous "North  Coast Limited,"  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Cheap round  trip ticl-aets, good for three months,  to Easlcr-n and Southern pojnts, oa  sale Scjit.  16  and  17.  Excursion rates now n effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip  rate 89.65. Only direct line  to Yellow stone Park.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  reserved by wire.  For     further    particulars    call ������r  write the office.       -Pbono Main -156.  \ VICTORIA,   13.   C  A. D" CARLTON,    '      C." E.LANG  A.G.P.A.," N.P.,        General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  HOTEL LELAND  Scientific flfitericaiv  A hnudsomely Illustrated weekly.   I-nnicst clr-  MUNN&Co.361BroadwayN8wYQr!f  _'"" omSi"as " Ht- Wi..-i.i:il'iiii. I), c-  (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.  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read, via  the  Ladpi Boat Mi?  if  . V^S&riV-^*^*^*^?*'  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  TelephoneJ-lG.  The   Ladysmsth   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH-Shlngles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Lath*,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Reasoned   and   Kiln  Dried  Flooring     and   Finishing    Limber  ia    Stock.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Seav'  !  i  Launch and Pleasure Boats ol all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  DAY SCHOOL.  . Uaual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes ar individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B. O.  SAVED lai'ic.:!-:  SITM  niOM  ROOMERS.  Los   AiTKCl-cK,  Sept.   lO.-Onn  of the  most        -darins robberies that     has  claimed     ihe   local   poiicc.is   attention  f0T  a Ions  time  occurred   about      'i  o'clock this      morning.   Robbers set  -fire     10 the home of Dv. W. W. Ord-  way,  1M7  Viiifi-t Twcnty-iiintli street.  awl '    when     the    occupants  of the  lioi.se,   who   fortunately   were   aroused in  time,   went out   to  fight      the  flames,   the   thieves   slipped   in      nnd  took a handbag  containing  $nC0      in  gold' and :government   bonds.   Taking  ���������l.he     cash     from    the bag and leaving its  more   valuable  contents      intact,  the  robbery threw, the  bag  into /he- flames and  escaped.  The  bag  ������������������    f,-.������������������*,* and rescued by Or-dwayj  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  ; General Manager.  W. J. WATSON,  Smelter Manager.  The  only  line now  making   UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST TIME.  . BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL, CHICAGO, OMAHA, KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   A gent,  7 20 2nd Ave., Seattle.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI0RS  HIGH STREET.  :���������:���������: BeBt in the City :���������:���������J  The Farmers  Meat Market  Geo. Roberts  Prop.  DI D IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That the.place-to BUY YOUR MEAT   is  where  the  slaughtering  done locally?    We are not depending  on    what the Wholesalers send us  and     can    GUARANTEE   EVERY-THING to be FRESH AND CLKA.*  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET"?  STFVENS BLOCK, OAT^CR"3 Si^EjT LADY3M T  THE CANADIAN 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 ManafiT  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under *.    3 cents (  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10.......    6 cents  ������<    ���������$!.-)        " " $30..'....   10 cents  <i    $3Q        ������ " $50   15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C. ������lf,;Yu^fted sTatS-  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points   W the United States.  NEGOTIABLE AT A FIXED RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of rcmittin   small sums of inoucy  with safety and at small   ;ost.  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Comfectionary of all kinds.  Orderi taken for Pastries to be de  livered at any time.  Employment Agency.  H  i  -:o.  I'ADYflMJTH BRANCH  ,W. A.  CORNWALL, Manage*.  Mannfacturers of the-Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOfl  None bii   Union Labor    Employed  fl. J. BOOTH, Prop.  IMG  ������������������.if:'*!j"l.*{.*iii~A<  ���������"���������opting)*-./'  ISN'T THAT SWELL?  Our   customers   are  always  pleased  ���������with      the   wall   and  ceiling  papers  they  have  selected  from   our charmingly  varied   stock,   as  well as   with  the slv'illful way our workmen   hang  it.    General  approbation is given our  interior  decorations.   May   we   make  up an estimate for you?  Ladysmith Wallpaper 'Depot  HARRY   KAY  FIRST AVENUE    . : j ���������mil  DAILY" tEDGER  *B  ���������������������  lirTli   ���������������������������'^JWi  90  ;'*!��������� * - - --* -   i-     *.    ^- i. ,.,  8:  ^;'  fe  Unlo!! Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  flanufacturers of the  In JBritish Columbia  Lager  Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  ^���������-fr4*-*'������-*-s-**-*I*-*4-^-^������-**^^  F^ll    F^urnisHirigs  FOR MANY MONTHS OUR'BUYERS HAVE BEEN SEARCHING THE MARKETS OF  CANADA, UNITED STATES, ENGLAND,  AND THE C >NTINENT  for Staples and  Novelties,and   the NEW GOODS xare now arriving  ready  for the  Fall  trade     T his means GREATER CHOICE AND  BETTER VALUE THAN-EVER   IN - '  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 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���������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  FURNITURE  CARPETS  LINOLEUMS  DRAPERIES  LINEN  CUT GLASS  CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  ".    GO-CARTS  PICTURES  KirCHENWARE  blTR    PRICES will compare    FAVORABLY    with     any store in  the West��������� in many cases they   are LOWER than" that charged for  inferior goods elsewhere ,  Send  for 230 page Illustrated     Catalogue. ' -       ���������  [liners' Drilling Machines,  Kt.de to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened by n***  |&ys gives satisfaction.  Picks handled-and repaired.  Ships mi tiling   in  aJ1     ita  ^rarities    v  Horseshoers'and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAW SON  JUller Street   -   -   -    -    Ladysmith, B C  fc LA DSTSMITH TRANSFER CO.   a;J  (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  WILLIAMS AND At\>\ZT  IU ���������-���������*������������������-������ +++*4+++++>+-*H������-t* ������������������������-��������� ���������*M>;M*Vf+���������.��������������������������� ��������� ��������� ��������� *+++++++++��������� ���������������-������  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  PHONE 66 LADYSMITH  [t*������3M3M;*K*������**������**������^^  *  *  *  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  FOR HIRE ':���������::���������: See'J. KEMP, or leave orders with  3LAIR&  ADAM  KGIES  l'"������  KST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W. SILER.  feERAL EXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  |WORK PROMPTLY  Dfi,*"*\  leave orders at the Abhotsford.  M. R  SIMPSON  Solicitor, Ete.  Mijid/   to    Lo an  st Avenue      - -     -      IADYSM  five years,  upon payment in advance  $7.50  per annum  for an  individual,  and from ,$50 to $100 per annum for  a company .according  to  capital.  A  free     miner,  having  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500x1,500 feet by marking out the  lame with two legal posts,  bearing  location notices, one at each end   on  the line of the lode or vein.  T.he claim shuil be recorded. within  fifteen     days if located within    ten  miles of a mining recorder's office, ana  additional  day allowed for' every additional ten miles or fraction.   The  fee for recording a claim is $5.  At least $100 must be expended  on the claim each year or paid to  the mining recorder in lieu thereof.  When $500 has been expended or paid  the locator may, upon having a survey made, and upon complying with  other requirements, purchase the land  at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by the  Minister  of     the Interior  to  lorate  claims containing iron and mica, also  copper, in the Yukon territory, of an  area not exceeding liiO acres.  lhe patent for a mining location  shall proude for the payment of a  Royally of 2������ per cent, of the sales  of the products of the location.  Placer Mining���������Manitoba aud the  N.W.T.,** excepting the Yukon Territory���������Placer mining claims generally  are 100 ft. square, entry .fcc$5, renewable yearly. On the North SasKat  chewan Rjver 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'hill or bank, Imt not exceeding 1,000 feet. Whfere 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 marie, and subject  to the rights of all persons who have.  or who may receive, entries for bar  diggings or  bench claims, except on  the Saskatchewan  River,   where  the  lessee may dregde to high water mark  each allernate leasehold.  The  lessee shall  have a dredge' in  operation within one season from tlie  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,   nii.es or fraction is sufficient.   Rental,  $10     per  nnum for each mile ot river leased.  Royalty at the rate of 2fc per   cent,  ollectcd  on  the output after it   exceeds $10,000.  Dredging in the Yukon Territory-  Six leases of five miles each may be  granted to a free miner for a term of  twenty years, also renewable.  The 1-ossec-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, and one dredge for  each five miles within six years from  such date. Rental, $100 per mile for  first year aud $10 per mile for  each subsequent year. Royalty, same  as placer  mining.  Placer Mining in the Yukon Territory���������Crock, gulch, river and hill  claims shall not exceed 250 feet in  eflgth, 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, bearing notices. Entry must be obtained within ten miles of mining Recorder's office. One extra day allowed for eaeh  additional  ten miles or fraction.  The person or company staking o  claim must hald a free miner's certificate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled to a claim of 1,000 Tcet in  length, and if the party consists ol  two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the out  put ot which no royalty shall be  chargen, the rest of the party ordinary  claims  only.  Entry fee, $10.   Royalty at ipe rate  of two and  one-half per cent, on the  alue of the ^old shipped from     the  f ukon Territory to be paid to    the  SPORT  * * * *H^e^-^-)K**~-K-%-& -  THE  RING���������  San     Francisco,   Cal.,   Sept.   in.���������  The  Hcrr-ara-Hanlon match  will take  place,  both   men  having  signed  articles.      Forfeits of $500  are to     he  posted,     and a $10,000 side bet w-u  be      deposited   today.      The   papers  call  for a meeting on October 17th,  at the Pacific  Athletic. Club    of Los  Angeles,  the   combatants      to  weigh  133  jiounds  ringside,  and   to receive  50 per cent,  of the gross rccc.>ts, to  be divided 75 and 25.  &  BASEMALL.���������  There     has  been a bio* change in  baseball      tactics, this  the fact that  not realize il.  i"''J������ arc the  season, despite  a .casual observer may  Batting and base run  points where the change  has been made, and Ihe battels have  done much toward neutralising the  greater efficiency of the pitcheis. Last  season the game was played pretty  much according to hard and fast rules  both in (lie American and National  leagues with the eception of the New-  York Nationals.  Where a batter reached first Willi  no one out and the score was close it  was a sacrifice bunt. If behind the  players drove the L'aii out and took  chances on double plays. Fielders understood what was coming, as a rule  and knew how to place themscues.  As a result it was a question to  which club could play the best ntine  ban, with but an occasional'-.ariation  from the rules, and these latter not  numerous enough to cause fielders a,ny  great amount of woiry.  This  season     variety in batt*ng is  being  made  the strong point,  amfbul  few,.clubs in either  league are playing  strictly according to, the rules. Rats-'!lausie<1  meii are shifting their style in a way  Kootenay Steel Range  Expert  Workmanship  The Kootenay Range  is made in the largest  and best equipped stove  foundry in Canada. In  this factory a big staff of  experts devote their entire time to improving- the  Ranges, and" their greatest  skill has been given, to  the "Kootenay."  It is equipped with many special features not found on  any other make of range. You should examine them carefully before buying any other.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  McCIary3>  London,  Toronto,  Vancouver,  Montreal,       Winnipeg,  St. John, N. B.  It shoald be bane ia -mind that  mrtxy cold weakens the lungs, low-  en the -vitality and prepares the  system for fke more serious diseases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption'  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  kaa wen its greet popularity by its  prompt eons of this most common  ailment It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs end opens the  srcrrHoes, effecting e speedy end  pii nisei lit core. It counteracts r.  say tendency toward pnenmenin.      |j  I %Prke *5c, Large Size 50c   j  %B4jsaaaae*saae*asB*s������������MBBBSBaBm<sw--''  Dr.  Dier can be found at any tu,  at his office on High street. Hi-- ���������*'  tal   work  is  guaranteed   to be  firsi  J class and -rates reasonable st  1    Ladysmith Hardware Co  gan  to kick and endeavor to force oj)-  en the door, and  the father seconded  his efforts from   the outside.    Kive, ten  ��������� fifttun minutes, passed.   The air inside  > Ihe chamber  was   beginning to   be  -sx-  au.-l the  imprisoned   man was  is despair.   The fa I hers cries brought.  nunis*  to keep the fielders in hot water .half -Wl- Ariso������ a|l(1 ol Iters (0 the spot,  lhe tune. Hunting and sacrificing arc lin(1 i,le scc,u' was one of lhe greatest  still being used, ' but batters are try- 'excitement Attempts lo force the  much as possible. A bunt position ' *-0o*" proved futile, and chisels were  ing to disguise their intentions as ' lc^uisitionca. *��������� Fortunately the son  with a man on first base and no outs'****2"' ���������'��������� chi****" of light, and placing lus  does not always mean abunt and fie- f mouth to this he literally sucked m  quenliy' the batsman tries to cut . lifo an**1 Ull-s gained a little relief. The  through the infield on a hit-and-run  signal.   The     result  is  disastrous  to  the defense     when it works right and  it is putting more life into the ga,mc.  LOCIIISMlTIIiS   TERRIBLE  ADVENTURE IN A SAFE  The,horror     of   ..death in a lockea  safe     while frantic friends attempted  his rescue     stared  Alfred ��������� Durant tn  the     face at-Cation llaii, 13urton-on  Trent.   Mr.     Henry Anson, owner of  Cation      Han, had friends  to  dinner,  and when a servant came to put the  valuable     silver away-in   the  strong  chain her,   he     found      that   the lock  failed  to act    and  il was  impossible  tp^ dose  Mic safe door. fc**ays  a London     exchanger A     locksmith  named  Frank     Durant,   of  Waiton-on-Trcnt-,  accompanied hy his son Alfred, sjicnl  the'greater part of (he morning    in  filing away a portion of the holts in  oidcr    to ensure the     closing of the  safe,     but    try   as  they would   they  could nol_gel it closed.   The son ag-l  cd about thirty,  went inside the safe  to ascertain the woikings of the safe  and   told  his     father  to attempt  to  close the door    The rather did so.and  the  door,   which had  previously .refused   to shut, now closed with the man  inside.   Tt was a few moments  before  either rather or son realized the position-   The imprisoned man at once bc-  eftorls of those oulsidc were redoubled. After'half an hour further sirup,  gimg the. bolls at last gave way," and  the son fell into the arms of his father  ui a pitiable condition- Restoratives  were aj>p''cd and he soon recovered.  HARD LINES FOR  THE     PARSON  Preaching his farewell sermon lo his  ������������������not-oJ/ous'' congregation,      the   Ro/.  W. Kuigscote Greenland, pastor 01 the  Charies-strect Wesley an Chapel.  Ilan-  ley,  said    Since I have been here    I  j have been no party man.  I have car-  ���������ed     nothing for your squabbles     although I have heard  llicm  an-d hated  them with an my som   Tn  the     last J  1 ���������^^*���������  four  years  you have bad four  teis,   and you have sent  them  going  like  nine-pins.    You  have  earned   for  yourselves  a connexionai      reputation  for not treating your ministers  well.  I  am going to ask you,  in the  name  of God how loing are you going te act  nice litis?     What is to become of our  ministers?       You  break  our hearts, ,  you know you do. What is to become*  01  you, I don't Know; I honestly don't  know.   I am  handing   over   a problem  winch     I cannot     solve,  and a task,  which I ca-nnot     perform, to a brave  and  good  man.  to Mr.  Ashworth,  of  Mursiem.   II hope you will give him a j  good   welcome. But  what   will becoms  of bun, I don't know.  HILBERT  mmmmiizi^s f.  PAINTINQ,  PAPEktlANGINO  ETC.  Work done  properly and at     m  prices.   "Shop- and  residence  u  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E.  SMITH    P  Plana,  Specifications and  Detail*     furnisheaj for all kinds  of work in the CARPEMTER  Line  C   B.   ROBELEE,   Carpenter  and Joiner,     2nd ������ve, Ladysmith, B.  C.  ���������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  "To see the Prince of Wales take  up the refrain 'For he's a jolly good  fellow,' was worth watching," says  a French reporter. "We have Motiving  like that in France-^an heir apparent singing a j)opular tune at an official baiiq-uct in chorus with his  comrades. We are too much buttoned  up and  tight-laced."  Best tobacco,  fruit and  candies at  Carter's,  First Avenue.  NOTICE.  Persons    found    using our  Pateul  Bottle  or Stoppers after this  f\n ' '<".  vill  be  prosecuted.  RUAIMING  BROS  Pioneer  Soda Water  Works.  ' Ladysmith.  B.O  ii  GALEDOMAif  'omptroller.  No free miner shall receive a grant  f more than one mining claim     on  each separate river, creek or gulch,  but the same turner 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  bo retained each year;     if  not, the claim >1aLI he 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   tbe  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 execec  three times the breadth.  Should the prospector discover oil  n paying quantities, and satisfactor-  Iy establish such discovery, an area  ;not exceeding C10 acres, including the  oil well will be sold to the prospector at the rate of $1.00 per acre a:v.'  the remainder of the tract reserve-.*  namely, .1,280 acres will be sol.l  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 tho interior.  Department of the Interior, ������,  Any  Kind  of  Job  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  .Dealers In  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladysmith, B.C.  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  R. P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������:   ���������: .-: :���������B.C.  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladsymith  *M      W  B.  C  .-^S  PAINTING   AND   PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  At  THE  Of fie e  S. ROEDDING  Orders Promptly   Executed      LADYSMITH  1st   Avenue  Public Notie*  Attention is called to the    fact that the  Ogilvie Flour flills 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+3io oaly    miliars iu Cau'-ada wi;?������iB     Fionr  is ijncif ted by th.    >.) j t,  t  >  1 1 THE   DAILY   LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  i  FOR SALE���������A first class Fruit,  Confectionery, Ice Cream Tailor and Cigar Stand, "doing a hue  business of over $100 pel month  Rent $12. Goodwill, store, house,  furniture and fixings, an fo* Cash,  $000. Apply to  THE  REALTY  SYNDICATE,  234 Abbott St., Vancouver  or on  the premises of Mrs.  J.    IT.  Tate,  Ice Qieam Parlors, Esplanade,  Ladysmith.  FOR      SALE���������A     numJjer   of  milch  cows,  due  to calve between      now  and     New    Year.  First due in  ten  days.     Apply E.  II.  FORREST,  Hillbank,  Cowichan  P.O  IUiss A. Wright of Nanaimo is  visiting the-Rev. Mr. Bowen.  Mrs. IHiUci or Vic-lona is staying  with her mother JIi W S- H'own  oi Second Avenue.  AT THE  AlM'-OTSFORl").  ���������  C.  N.   J one-*-,   Vancomei.  J.   II.   Frauck,   Victoria':  II.  Chad wick, Nanaimo.  The  ladies  oi  tlfc Church  of  England    Guild  aie  this  afternoon  pic-  senfing Mrs.  '1 bos.   Kiddie with      a  (handsome va<.c,   as  a token  of  then  esteem  on   the  eve  of hei   departure  fiom    Ladysmith.    Dining her  residence     here    Mrs.  Kiddie has  done  ninth     good  woik on  the guild, and  l,3r valuable sen ices will be greatly  missed.  Just     arrived���������Souvenir      leather  post-cards.   Also   aluminum  post-card  (something  new)   at Knight's   Hook-  store.  ������MINICIN  -EXHIBITION  1905-SEPTEMBER 27 TO  OCTOBER  7-1905  Under the Auspices of the Royal   Agricultural and  Industrial Society  NEW WESTMINSTER  B.   C.  ^r-;*������r���������.  SB*  The Norwegian steamer Teiius, formerly a c-oHiCl running between La.ilv-  simth and San l-'ianc.sco, ib cnroiile  nom Kobe lo the Royal Roads for  ballast, in cominand yf Capt. Amt-  7cn. 'Ihe Tcilus was foimeiiy commanded by Capl Pc-deiscn, when mn-  miig mi the coast" It is not thought  that .she has been charleiod foi ihe  coal Iraiic. the vessel being rather  small 'I he Terra Viken a larger and  newer frcightci belonging t0 t---c same  ovneis, has been charteiod for the  coal tiadc and is now enioutc The  Tcilus was one of the more fortunate  01 lhe usee's eiiyagc-d in vJocl.adc-  luuning during the wai m the Oiicnl  Made I wo sueccs-,1111 tnps tin 011 gh  the Sea of Japan and 1 cached the  Vladivostok with I wo caigoes loaded  at Shanghn. which unit ,shc made  tier base when m tho conlraband ,11-  f.ine.ss  SNOWS TOR FURi'lTME.  $100,000.00  IN  PRIZES AND  ATTRACTIONS  $100,000.00  Enlarged  grounds,  new,   handsome and spacious buildings.  WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP       AQUATIC   and  LACROSSE  EVENTS  HORSE  RACING,   Broncho  Bust in g,"  Military Parades  and Exercises.  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS and ether   Famous  BANDS.  GRAND   WATER   CARNI-/AL���������Parade  of    Fraser   River  Fishing  Fleet  Patrol Boats, II.M. Warships, I.-u-iau  War Canoes,  etc.        Indian spoils.  For  all information  write W. H.    KEARY,   Sectary   and   Manager,  New Westminster,  B. C.  READY-TO-WEAR  MILLINERY  1  DUNCANS  TOWKS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. I.  A small .area has been laid off    in town lots which are m.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 sate and  profitable  investment. -   .,  SEJH. PLANS AND PRICES  [Agents, J. STEWART J. H, WHITTOME  Ladysmith,  V.  I.  Duncans',     V. I.  ~7+~M    OPENING  UP BUSINESS  SEP. 1ST. 1905  A    IUCAS   OF THE CTTV  BAKERY,  OFFERS   A  CHANCE  ON A  '    '      TIIREE-STORV   ORNAMENTAL     CAKE,   VALUE,$15  FOR   EVERY PIUICIIASH  OF  $1,0 0  WORTH OF  BREAD TICKETS.  DRAWING-   TO   TAKE   PLACE   SEPTEMBER  PAYDAY,   1905.  Cake on view at City Bakery  They are selling  fast and more  coming in each  week. You will  find the newest,  nobbiest, hat  right here that  has ever been  shown in Lady-  smith.  Ladies' Motor  Caps,  5oc,to$J.O0  Walter* &  Akenhead  Use Porter's Antiseptic Healing  OiK freely guarantied, for sale only  at the Drug Store. *.  ���������  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and  making to order   a  speciality.  THOflAS   MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM ������R0DU(if  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible price*.  Leave orders at Christie's, o������ th*  Etplanadi.  _       JAS. MAMHOCB,  E R. RicVelts, the Vancomcr  thealiical managci, who has laKt-n  o'-.er ihe New WcMminslcr opera  house, has booked sonic fine atti actions for the Dominion fair season,  and the theatie v. ill be open evciy  night dining the lime of the groat  national exhibit, vlnch is to open  in New Wcslm nstei   on  Sept.   27  On account of the piospccts of the  lainc audiences, IMi Rickets was abi  lc to induce some of the better com-^  panics lo go a little out of their  way lo appear 111 his Now Westminster house on dales from Scptembn  27th to October 7 inclusive.  The new Westminster opera house  with its latest linp'ovcmcnt**. ic fitted to accommodate all lhe i-ccncry  and appliances thai the best companies carry with them, while lhe  comfoil and coi^eniciice of pal ions  ha\c also been -���������.-.ell juo-ided foi   o ���������  The  01 deis  pruning in  nom       the  west,      io.oiled   h\   moinheis  of the  gioceis   and   diy   goods  sections      of  tie boaid of trade, says a Toronto j The iatest styles in'Millinery and  paper, assure a phenomenal full tiade [jac|lcs Trimmed Hats at Simon J.ei-  'I he western merchants want their S(,,. & Co-.s Ltl*j  big  o-rdcis   rushed   thiough,   as-they  let their stocks become depleted  o\v  ing  lo   the  discouragement   of    last  yell's   ciop.    These orders  were not  confined   lo   Manitoba,  and thu   teru-  soiicl,  but hugely include heavy purchases,   by   British   Columbia       merchants.  MAY   DOLLARS.  New York, Sept. 19.���������Lascard  Frecres has engaged $1,750,0(10 gold  for import. The "gold will come  from   London.  PRUSSIA    NOT  YET  RID  OF  THE   PLAGUE  llrcstaii, Prussia, Sept. 1!).��������� One  ih-.ilh   fiom   cholera- occurred   licic.  Dirschu, Prussia, Sept in.��������� Two  new cases of cholera arm one death  have*  been  reported.  Maricwcidei,     Prussia,  Sept   11 ���������  One  death  from  Cholera occuricd  in  this   dislnct.  F.romhcig.  Prsuuia, Sept.  10.���������Five  ikw cases of cholcia in  Uirep  localities   have   been   reported   in   this district.  -      NANAIMO.  (From     the Herald)     -     ,  The     Wallace " street      Methodist  chinch was  the scene last evening of  an   interesting  event  when  Mr.   Joseph W.  Wykes, son  of Mr.   and Mrs.  Joseph    Dyl-.cs,    of  Kennedy  street,  was    unite.1   ��������� in   marriage  to Miss  Mary  Seiott,' daughter of Mrf     and  Mrs   Charles Scott, of East Wellington,   by      the  Rev.   A.   M.   Sanfoid.  Mr.   Isaac   Portray,' hiother-in-law of  the bride,   acted as best  man,      and  Mrs.  F. Gouge, fulfilled the duties of  bridesmaid.    Both of the contacting  parties  are well  known   in  this city  where  they  have resided  for  a number, of years, and the news- that they  have been   unfiled.,in   ma.nagc  will  prove iiilercsting-'lo  then  large circle  of  fiiends.   Mr.   and  Mis.   Dykes  will  take up housekeeping on  Kennedy street.  St.     Andrews. Presbyterian church  presented     anra-ttiaclixp appearance  on Sunday  last,   the  occasion  being  the annual   Harvest   Home   services,  winch  me   held   by  the  chinch  regularly from year to year.   Tho place  was   tastefully decorated for  the occasion by   the'ladies of  the congicga-  tion,   from   natuie's   bounteous   harvest,   which  was  so  airaaged  as   to  show up to the best advantage.  The  services   of  the  day   were co'ndueled  by  the   pastor,   Rev.   J    M.   Millar,  and     were appiopriatc for the occasion.  The choir, under  the leadership  of Mr.   Evan  Miles,   earned   out   the  various  numbers on  the mus-ral programme     in    a first-class     manner,  which was well  up to  the standard  of music  which has been furnished by  them   in the   past,   and   in   a manner  that was  pleasing to  the large congregation present.  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 fiom $50 to $100 per aunum for  a company,-according to capital.  A     free m-Iner, having , discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet.   The fee-for recording a claim  is $5.00  At least $100 'must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator * may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the Jand at  $1 an acre.  Tho r'. patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2| per cent on  tlie sales.  PLACER mining" claims'' generally  arc J00 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yeaily.  . A free miner may obtain two leases to dredge for gold of five miles,  cacii lor a term of twenty yeais; renewable at the descretion 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 teased. . Royalty at. the rate  of 2% pcr'cent" collected, on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W! CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of' the In-  erior.  235BS������fiS3������������  Ladysmith  Temple No. 5 Rathhot  Sisters meets in the Oddfellow'  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p. ���������  lira. Kate Tate,  secretary. ,  AppoindiiienIs may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier'sj  on High street st  NOTICE.  PL AM   BIG  HARVEST  OF   FALL   WHEAT.  From      this date the undersigned  will not  be responsible for any indebtedness     incurred except on      a  written order signed, by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V. I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  LADIES' DEPARTMENT  We have now on view a choice selection of goodsjn weli assorted patterns including-  <..'  MILLINERY,  DRESS GOODS  TRIMMED HATS  We have a special dress Tweed for  35c.  per yard-good value   for the  money.  < i '  We shall be pleased to show you these goods.  SIMON LEISER1C0 Ltd.  -tfsl  OAT ACRE ST  LADYSMITH  W.G. Fraser  r<JjMB>  MerchantTailor/ -       y  ](i'tt|Avenuer "  Fall Stock   on   hand.Xall early and  get your choice ~  ���������Ml HiF'Wl "I  Hain trier  Guns at  20PRCENT  Discount for  CASH  n  Saturday Bargains  We have decided to. reduce  our stook of . -'  _ *  HAMMER GUNS  So  offer  these snaps  for  Saturday. ,  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  I  DON'T BE  PERSUADED WITH  SMOOTH   TALK-    TO BUY-EYEGLASSES OR   SPECTACLES  WHEN YOU DON'T NEED THEM  OUR   PRACTICE   IS  NOT      TO  ADVISE   THEIR  USE  BY   ANYONE WHEN WE FIND T.-VT THE  SIGHT  IS NOT AFFECTED.  SMOOTH TALK   CAN  CON-VINCE ^^������* ^J���������^  ING THAT YOU NEED ������ASfflS     *ND     Wgf  DISSATISFACTION.   THIS   DOES   NOT HAPPEN ���������\  -WE HAVE ANY NUMBER OF      ^EF^S\CT^RoUNDlNGS.  FROM RESIDENTS  OF THIS CITY 'J^*g^���������������������x  WE TEST YOUR EYES BY THE   LATEST METHODS   FR^  OF  CHARGE  -AND GUARANTEE   O^^'oSS  RY THE BEST QUALITY OF  OPTICAL   GOODS.   OUR PRIG  ES  ARE MODERATE.  B.FORCIMH ER  WATCHMAKER  Firs t Avenue,   X   X  JEWELER, OPTICIAN  Ladysmith,  *v  B. C  Store    Lately     Occupied  by   John  Thompson,   complete with counte  and fixtures.  Rent $15 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  i:3&BS^:SSSggBiE3S^3S  Have you tried  NABOB TEA?  Best 50c.  Ceylon Tea in the  Market  CHILDREN  SGH OL  UMBRELLAS  SPECIAL-  Morrison's, Ladysmith, B. C.  WILLIAMS   BLOGK.      ���������   -   ��������� TELEPHONE 6-7  75c eacn  BLAIR IND ADAM.  'PHONE   2-4 PHONE 24.  Vancouver,   Sepl.   8.���������Mi.   .T.   Ed-  waul   Bud,   who arr.veil  in  Vancouver     Satunlay Irom I lie  East, says  that  a ticineihlous  acreage   will      l>e  put under iafi  wheat  ui   .Ml Cta  llus  year.    Plows aic following  the binders in the wheat-fields, ami the farmers expect to have a larac crop.  The  C.P.R.  is now engaged  111  gathering  data regarding the ten  million bushels of fall wheat alone, and   it is ex-  . peeled      that   the. yield  will   be   ten  ' million   bushels  of  fall  wheal,  alone.  This  is  of special   interest  to Vancouver,   for -ibis  expected   that this  wheat will  sool*-' an outlet lo'the Orient by      way  of Vancouver.   These  facts  and  other  indications   point   to  the      early -establishment, of a flour  mill  in  this city.  BARGAINS  $1,500���������Cash  and   $1,500   in   5   years  at  0  pel   cent,   buys   20-acrc  farm  one     mile  from iDuncan.   12 acies  untied  \ cuVUvatopn.   Eight-troonieU  house  and  large  flame barn.  5,900���������For   lot   and   two   stores      in  centLc  of city.   Good  terms.  5.280���������Cash and ?-100 on mortgage  buys two fine lots lew yards irom  Postoffitc.  $.200���������Cash  and   $10   per month  buys  Xmc four-roomed house with  paiitr'y  and  bath-room.   Water laid ; on; fine  garden.  $300���������Cash and $250 oh time' buys a  nice 7-roonicd house. Everything in  first-class  order.  Stoves  itoves  EXTENSION  TABLE   ....'...,..;.   $7.00  SOLID   EN   A'MEL   BEDSTEAD   ;...V    $fi.0(>  SINGLE BED COUCH ...:  $5.(1!/  POLISHED  WASH-STAND  ...   $2.25  One piece Lenoliuni,. 12x12  ft.  Extra heavy, -JO cents per square  yard.  Don't  forget to ask for your ticket  o n the  KITCHEN  QUEEN   CABINET.  G  PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St.  $10���������Per  month rents a nice house 011  Second'   Avenue.      Sphndid   cellar.  'Chicken  and   Wash-houses.  For Sale���������Pure Hrctl Gordon setter  dqgs, best pedigrc?.. Also Black-  Cocker  Spaniel.  Houses   to  rent.    Call   and   get   far*  ticulars'.  Fire,   Life   and   Accident  Insurance.  Deeds,   Wills,     Mort-gn.p-.es,   Contracts   and   Agreements' Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     in       Notary Public  P.  O. BOX 268  We are making them 01 ths Newest    Pattern and Latest  Styles.  WE DO ALL KINDS OK FOU NDRY' WORK  Our Trices are Reasona,   ble  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN  HL AIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at Lsdy-nni-h Haicware CciT.rany  LADYSrilTH IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  ���������Dr. Dier's office is open evenings  and appointments can be. made for  ���������work' a.t any time through the week.  Only first-class dental work is turned out and it is done at reasonable  prices st  -/    FOR  RENT.  The hotel apartments of the Portland    Hotel,      consisting  of   twenty  rooms,      including  kitchen,   pantry,  store-rooms,   1-1  bedrooms,   well   furnished,  stc.   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. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and. at reasonable rates.  High-St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  H.O. MILES  ontractor and Builder  REPAIRING ot all kinds pron --.  attended to.    Shop on Qatawi    1-  Ah  Willi & Co,  Merchant Tailors  Lad its' .'i C Ccr.ls' Clcil (s IVf Cc  Order.  PERFECT FIT  GUARANTY ���������'. K  LADYSMITH,    B.   C.

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