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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Sep 25, 1905

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Array WSi  1'legisl  ATIVB ASSBMBLV*^;  VOL.2,  MONDAY, SFPT, 25.  =__   ,*���������������������������-  tf7i������/;^        ��������� :  V&JCE FIVE XEJ&/TS  WITTE DODGING  BERMN CROWD  D  Uses Back Door of Hotel (Rather  t   ; Than Be Stared at by  ; 'Germans  ..fsJife  Russian Statesman Has a Latgc  Interview  With Chancellor  Von |Buelow  j Berlin,'    Sept.    25- Chancellor Von ' yesterday M Witte, said to the mcrn-  Buclqwvcame     to Berlin fiom Baden |>crs     oi  the Russian  Embassy .staff  'today,'-' ami received M \Vitte    They   w'o met ��������� him   that L" he preferred to  m 'talked more-than'an Jiour.   'lhe Rus-'  walk to h-s hotel."   'A crowd assem-  (sian,    Statesman lunched with llarcn  bitd     ui front of the hotel, expecting"  -Von.     Richtlioff,- '   the  Secret ������iy foi   to see   him amvs m a carnage and  ^-Foreign affairs, \ the Russian ehaige, j.iS     party     made ,their way quietly  affairs It,   Boiiiatxei    being also pre-/tin ough "the ciowded  unterdcu lien-  scnt    M Witte "and Baron Von-Rich-   den without then- presence" being not-  Jhod ���������afterwards conversod foi   some-   c~������k     M   Witte cii'luiiwL of thc .Hotel  il SHOW  Large Crowd of People Visited Duncans on Saturday  Show Was A Marked Suc-  - ceil and Architects Unusually Fine  ".���������timo.j M  ' ^Vitle"    cjnuhg.and gom^s  l'_are watched for at the hotel so con-  -l tiriuously that he use1 a liuvate*  entrance on a. back street to-lay.   When  "he arrived at the  Railway     Station  Mauagei   what  caused tlie crowd.*     '  The     people, are wailing to see your  exeelieiiiy.      lhe     manager     replied  Then, let me get  to my rooms quickly rs possible   safd M. Witte. ',  business   ;  reviving in  vladivostock  m  h  r  Boston, Mass., Sept. 25.���������Physicians, surgeons and bacteriologists,  from an parts of thc Lin-ted States  and Canada and 'Mexico have ��������� come  to this city to attend' the third annual   meeting of  the Ameiican  Pub-  .- --Vladivostok. Sept  25r���������The old tuna  business     activity of tins city is lap-  idly     reviving, smce the proclamation  of  peace.   Thc     inhabitants  whoiett  here during    the troublous t mes arc  returning,  commercial  and- industrial  life-is resuming and foreign steaiheis   be -Health  Association,  which  open-  and siiiing^-.vessels with freight are   cd today,      and   will continue  until  already,   arriving jTorty-ftve   foreign. F,1*,Ay  night.    A wide  range of sub-  sfcamcrs *���������' are    expected  from* Ilong j Jects  for discussion  touching  the pie  Kcng and Shanghai shortly. ���������Tho*mu-  Ky nicipal   . ajutl onties h'ave^reccin iml-is-  ���������nes from ^thirty American firn s con-  [' ^cernuig     the" acquirement of'busmess  quarters.  * s  Japanese    firms are also coming m  and     preparing to 'ease .   ground on  which to erect     .buildings.   Russians  are also organizing .companies to deal  in far eastern products  V  The annual exhibition of the Cowichan Agricultural ^Society was held  Saturday on thc Sosicty's giounds  at Duncan, in splendid weather, and  all'conditions combined to make the  function -'one of signal success. The  exhibits generally wuic of a high  order of meiit.  /The judging was done as follows.  Jt Cattle, horses and sheep, by ' Dr.  S. F.~ Tolmie, of Victoiia, fruit; aaid  vegetables, by ollicials of thc Association; flowers, by Mr. William  Marshall, and' fancy work, by the  ladies'  committee.  -In the slock exhibits the show of  Jerseys* was par uiculaily. excellent,  the first' pn/e being taken bv F IT.  ,MaitJaujd-J)ougali, and thc second by  VV.,,P. Jaynes. In the male classes  generally the animals shown weie fit  to be exhibited     to advantage any-  wheie. " %  'lhe first and second - pii/cs    foi  shorthorn*  bulls  were  taken by John  Evaius and G.  W.  Had wen, Mf. Had-  wcii-Winning with' thc son of thc famous   Scottish-Canadian   sweepstake  winner at Winnipeg -this   yeai,   and  lately sold at a long price to \V. S.  Ladd,   of Portland,   Ore.,   This animal is said     to he one of  the finest  specimens ot the1 breed omtjus continent today.  Ift, grade dairy cows  the first pn?e  went to W  Itassett for a *>��������� ci y exccl-  lend   ispecimen,of    _grade Holstem.-  This annual also won U.u sweepstakes   " as the best     dairy cow on  thc"  ground.   Only one pure bred Ilolstein  was shown and one Red  Polle|.'l grade  In the sheep classes 11.  Bousali.-o  Chemaimis, showed  some very   good  specimens of Shropshires and Oxfoi.  Downs.   This  lot will compete      at  BELLINGHAM POLICEMEN       ^     | the Dominion Fail at  New Westmin-  * FIGHT A DUEL-jhter, with good prospects of success  CATHOLIC UfflMF  ST. JOHN  Take Steps to Amalgamate  All Catholic Military  Orders  Catholic .Military   Feder  ation of America Will  Beth3 Name  'PUBLIC HEALTH  ASSOCIATION  HOLDS ANNUAL  servation of public health "has been  prepared.     Section meetings.,     were  held  today at^th-c medical library in  the Fenway.   The convention proper  will hold its opening sessions tomor-  10W.        -.-.".  Bicycle tlneves arc getting in their  work "in LadyMiuth. Last week two  bicycles  dissapeared  from   the front  \erandahs of their 0-wneis.during the  night.  S S. Robc.it Duiisuuiir was in at  the A'harf loading fuel this morning.  Beiiingham, Wash, Sept 22 ���������A  gun fight at a range of 20 feet ui the  daik last night, ansnig from a mistake, resulted in the shooting1 of Ponce Officer Defries by Special Officei  Winkler." Dcfrics' wound is not considered dangerous, and it is thought  he win be out of commission for a  week or two Thc mistake -was due  to each officer taking the other for a  Unci, each shooting m self-defence  AUTHORESS'S  SUi-CIDE TO  SECURE PUBLICITY.  ���������An extraordinary* explanation oi  the icason foi Uio suicicie of Miss  Euith Ailan-b-y, twenty-nine, [ head  mistress oi St. Annc's-^JN'ational  Ii -School, Lanca-tei, who took carbolic acid, was given at thc -inquest on  jr^Uoune&uay. me deceased had lor-  ���������tvarded   to hei sister  at  Caitmcl', in ! (  I  i>-  '.Norih     L(tncas>iire,,     a long lettoi, '  Uom  which  the coionei   iea<l       tho  loiiowmg icltei.  ECLIPSE PHOTOGRAPHED  ABOVE TIIE CLOUDS.  A London paper to hand gives the  following account of an aenal tup  from London jto France:  After a record balloon voyage from  London to France, during which  they had a splendid diew of thc  eclipse, two well-known English aeronauts have now ictuined to Lon-  lon.  I  "1     have  done   what I have  done  I truly and reverently believe n  not witn a sui_iu������u \>-sii, nut because  l\ be the wisest      and   most   honoiablo  course  left open to me.   1   wrote     a  booiv cHii-itlcd  'The Fulfilment'    four  ^ years  since.     1 contains, one; of  two  t|li*ings.-r-either -   truth "or    page upon  page of blasphemy.    I know it to pe  truth,  but. so simple  that  the world  " can  hardly , realize   it. While  t'stand  in 'the light I'iu afraid tlie '^ truth can  6 not be -seen at ail, but when I'm. gone  W and the ,boaif has     a fair  chiuice lot  R  bpingi rc-ad ajiKl discussed  as it despr-  ���������; yes   to     be, it will ;ap;i>ear,different  K   from what it ever can with ni;e giving  k I tried-, to publish  it  at ,thc: tdiiie it  *   it  was written,, but  failed. .  ���������'  Mi F. II. Butler, accompanied by  Mi Percnal Siient-ei, went up fiom  the promises of the Wandswoi th and  Putney Gas Company at 12 35 p.m.  on Wednesday. Mi. Butlei's leason  foi the ascent was lus desire to se-  cuie obbcivationstOf the ec.ipsc  "At   one   o'clock,"   he  says, j"wc  had ascended to., a-height of 7,000 ft.  aiid at  this  altitude,  with the  three  cameras   'wc carried,   we took fifty  photographs of the eclipse.  r Below us lay dense hanks of clouds  completely      hiding  the   earth,   but  above  the sky     was of a translucent  blue,  without a cloud.   The sun was  so strong,  even though three-r'quart-  ers.    eclipsed;    -that wc had to use  three smoked  glasses  on  each  ca:^  era.M    ''. '   ', ..������������������".  Then,, as the    wind  was  favorable,  the aeronauts  decided  to cross    the  W::   "If .the -book,   'T^ie Fulfilment, 'had ) channel.    They sighted   the '-earth   at  ;} been less near God and less sacred to ! Shore-hani, and .the**' sailed for hours  hie,. I would have fought .for it well j.o-ycr.��������������� hhesea.   Up,    and dowmthey  : with-earthly  .weapons,    but   it    was J went,  once ascending to a bight    or  .given  to me out of the great -silence, : 10,500 feet. <  aaid I am giving it  to the  world  the  same.       That  is the simple,, honest'  truth   of   the whole   matter.   I   have  tried to give God's -gift to the world  f{ with  as little  a stuimbling-block    as  possible.    If alive,   many while read-  I; ing the book would scarcely  take me  p seriously, ������������������but,- otherwise,   they musU  of, necessity do so  when dead."  The Southdowns .shown,   while lun  ited m  number, were very good Iqua-  hty, and competition for  tjho sw^ecp-  sta'.cs was one of the keenest of thc  day.  No swmc were shown.  The horse classes weie fauly well  filled, and the competition was  brisk���������the sharpest tussle taking  place oyer the sucking colts sired hy  the stailicn "Just in Time." This  exhibit was one of the. best of the  show, and stomps that sire as one  of  the  utmost  value  to  the district  The buggy and saddle classes  brouyht out some few very good an-1  imals Mr Kelly wem the first pn/c  for single drive-is and Mi Pattison  the first prize foi the best single  turnout, Mis J Work of tho Stiath  ccna hotel taking the fust pn/c foi  the  best  double  tupi-oiif.  Theie weie some excellent exhibits  of^ fiuil   anl,\cgclables,   which cvcif-  ed genuine admnation,  and  Mi. Bret,  a piomincnt ollicial  ot  thc  Dominion  government,  wlio  was  piesenj#    and  exhibited thcjiccnost intciest in this  department,   was   gioatly   impiessifjd  by   thesi/c  and   poifection   of     the  mangiids and caiiots,   as  also of the  Gloiia Mundi, Gravons(������m and Tw<mi  ty-bunce  l-i|������pin   \anetics  of  apples,  which , he  compared   to  their great  advantage  witii  anything   that could  he raise-;! .in Ontario; -and' lvc secured  some    specimens*     of   each   to  take  home-with him "to* the East.  In tli������ sports, the first event was  wrestling on horseback. The teams-  were, on the one si'dc, P. James, J.  James and Won sell; and. on the other, W. BosnelI, G. Mutter,' and B.  Mearns. The former were the -better  .though lighter, team., and the.! latter  won rather by dint of weight than  otherwise, though tlie horsemanship  on  both  sides  was excellent.  Tlie other items on the programme  were all  well contested, exciting' to  their  respective   character,   much  interest, and ��������� much merriment.  Chicaga, Ills , Sept. 25.��������� Commanding dfficcis of the Catholic  Knights of Amciica, 'the Knights of  St. John, took thc fust step yesterday towaid the amalgamation of all  Catholic military oi-ilers in the  country under the name of tlie Cath  olic Military Federation ofAmciioa  'I he Federation was organized by a  committee from each order at a s'c-  ciet meeting held hcie. Officers and  an executne committee were elected  headed by Dr. Hubert Stramon, ot  Chicago, as  president.  - The Federation represent*** a mem-  Lership of 30,000 men, 20,0001 of  whom weie members of the Knights  of St. John, and t������hc remainder, of  thc Catholic Knights of America.  The Fedciation-will ,hold its nation-  'Tiljeiicainpineiit at Buffalo next June  :'"''���������  ���������u o���������-���������_,   -x'  AN ANCIENT '���������'  '**���������    FREEMASON  C Mi-C.reagci believed to:-be the  oldest Fieeinaso-i ui America, cele-  hiated Ins one ' bundled and^fouith  birthday' yesteiday His father was  101 years old when he died m 4801  T������lr McGregor, a ������oinlei. of mental  and'phj-sicai vitality, 'spends pait of  every day at work m the'field. He  lias lived m North Newport ovei flO  yeais Fie joined the Masonic flaterality 80 yeais ago m Salisbury, N H  m a lodge winch went out of existence in -1806( -11,is Ins pud������ that  never since he reached thc agt of 21  has he miss'jd wUng u,e straight dem  ocratic ticket  RIOT IN CHICAGO SYNO-  GOGIIt  While a Jew War* Eulogiz-  ii^M. Witte the Growd  Became Boisterous  And   Shouted  "Can   You  Trusta Russian-Down  With Tyranny"  Chicago, Ills., Sept 2."i ���������The police weie called to quell a i lot last  night m 'the Russia|u synogoguc,  wheio Adolph Krus \\as addressing a  Jewish meeting < Sevcial persons ic-  cei.vctl slight "wounds Ten men and  women were arrested".  Mi. Krus was giMng an account -of  Ins, interview with Air   Witte,     the  Russian cnvoy;   at Poitsinoutn,     at  which he'asked  justice foi   the Jews  thioiigh Mr. Witte's gootl offices.  "Wc may trust the word of Mi  Witte tliat he will do.ai* in Ins power to amelioiate the suffenngs of the  Jcws,"_ Mr Krus was saying, when  suddenly a member of a Jewish Society sprang to his feet "Do y-ou  trust  a Russian   politician?" he  shouted." .  Before Mr   Krus had  tunc to   answer, there was a shout fi om  several  hundred.men and  women  in     thc  audience.   "Down  with 'Witte,   down  with  tyianny'"  came   thc shouts.  While tiie excitement was at" its  height, the doors of the Synogoguc  were locked and someone telephoned  the police. In a few minutes. several  patrol wagons filled with olhccrs  were on hand Thc leaders were attested and the meeting dispersed.  KING-EMPEROR  IS CENSURED  Coalition Committee Express Regret at His Majesty's  Refusal  To Listen to the Statesmanof the  Hungarian Parliament  and  the Nation's Leaders  Buda I'csili, Sept 25 ���������The executive committee of the Coalition patties summoned to discuss the situation arising from the ultimatum pre-  scii'ted to the Hungarian leaideis by  the K-ng-Emr-eror. has passed what  amounts to a severe vote of censuie  on His Majesty land Ins advisors  Thc committor m thc resolution cx-  pi esses the e;ieatest rogiot that the  King-Empcior     did not  listen'to  the  stitute     thoiefore the leaders of the  natign m its public affairs.        _  Buda Pest   Sept, 25 ���������The comnnttee  further     indignantly    censured those  who  advised   lbs  Ma'esty  to      take  such a couise  and   approves  the action of the coalition leaders in     declining to negotiate with Count Mo-  luchowski, and m declining the mem  orandum presented  by the King Enr-1  pei or as   a violation- of thc constitu'  tion     and unsuitable for the settle-  statesmen     summoned by him to Vienna,    who represent the majority ui   ment   of  the   present  constitutional  the   Iliinganari    painamcnt and con-   conflict.  CAMPAIGN IN (J  FOR  THE  ELECTIONS.  ROSSLAND TO HAVE  - -      A NEW  PAPER.  .For hours-they lost sight of both  land and sen, and could see nothing  but clouds and mist. Several times  snow1 fell upon them, and they had  no idea of.where they were.  '���������'But after an. adventurous voyage,  during which they travelled 200  miles, they, landed near Longrure-sur  Mer,  by 'Caen, ilt was 'a risky land-  ������  The .coroner said it:wasidle to siig! i"g������  for tlie  wind  was carrying them  ���������ges-t insanity,  but after the letter a   at'forty miles  an hour,  and dragged  verdict of "died   from  the effects    ol   tbe  balloon  a mile" before  the      an-  ��������� carbolic      acid     self-administered,"    chors      held. They   finally ��������� descended  might he     returned.    This was  the   without accident, however,  about  8.  Verdict i:eturnedi.'������������������'V*'.-',,. '       ;     ��������� [o'clock in, the evening,;  pr. .Dier  is  doing  a thoroughly sat  'isfactory   business  at  his  otfice     on  High     Street,   not  only  to himself,  but to his.-'patients, for those    who  have had .dental  work done at     his  office are  more than satisfied    witjh  their treatment.    A   number of railway men have been among D-r. Diers  patients',of  late.   It is a satisfaction  to     all  residents   of  Ladysmith  to  know that first class work jn      thc  dental line at reasonable rates     is  being done bya resident dentist,  Rossland is to have \\ new dailj  na| cr, an evening sheet known as  the Rowland Star Hugh Aitken,  the piO|i-hrietoi of tbe Nanaimo Her-  ��������� kl, is t.he ownei, and he will edit  the newspaper himself, still retaining  his connection witli���������the Herald, lie  will give both papeis Ins personal  super*, ision The Star will be Liberal in pol.tics   c^   MALONE TO  STAND TRIAL  Thc Nanamio city police court was  <rowded to the doois Saturday night  with an anxious iliion-g. for the pui-  j.osj of heating the decision of Mag-  is U atojY,ai wcod. stated that ho -could  Afaioiic. charged .with .tlie'. murder of  Isaac Dvkes, would be dismissed or  sent iiji for trial.  Befoie the decision Mr Rus*scn  Simpson, counsel for the defense was  ���������tslicd if he had'anything more to say  ui defense of t.he. accused.  (hi lepijmg that he had not, Mag-  i.stcale Yarw0od slated that he could  not agree with l\li Simpson, m Ins  contention that (he accused should be  dismissed, as finite within the power  of the magistrate to do so.  On the contrary he would have to  send the accused up for trial on October 1.1, on the charge'of manslaughter.    '  It was quite evident, continued the  magistrate,, that the deceased. Isaac  Dykes, had come to his death at the  hands of (he accused, aud there was  nothing left for him to do but to send  the; case up to a higher court for  trial.       .  .The prisoner was taken to Victoria  this morning by f'lnef Ciossan and  remain 'there, until the Assize court  held in Nanaimo in October.  New York, Sept "25���������Campaigning  for thc control  of the city admiius-  tiation foi 'the nevt Ioul yeais and  for 'the election of flic countiy   and  borough     officials  tlnoughoiit       the  city will begin in earnest today.  Leaders    of the Democratic foices  will take active chaige of the fight  for     Mayor   McLellan s ie-cleetion.  Teieqates  fiom  thc  Republican      or-  ganiivation,   the  Ci Wens'   Union  and  the Municipal Owneislup  League will  meet again  tonight and  make anoth-  ei attempt  to agiee apon candidates  for .mayor, comptiollci   and jiiesulent  of Uie hoard o1' aldermen.   If  it    is  successful,   thc  fusion  ticket  will   be  placed  in   the held  by  the city con-  veii'ticn of the    Citizens'  Union     on  Thuisday.  YOUNG GIRL CLUBBED  INTO INSENSIBILITY  .������_���������_-���������__���������--���������������������������_��������� L  H^f House Had     been   Visited  Continually by Negroes who  Wished to Extort Money  TOKIO EMPEROR IS BUSY  Tokio,  Sept   25.���������The  Empeior  is  giving personal attention  to the mem  orials presented to  thc tluonc against  thc   terms     of peace aiianged   wilili  Russia.   These  memorials now   number nearly  a huiwUed     The  agitatns  who     aie  tiymgto  intci\icw  pnw  (ouiicillois,   advocate the  icfusal    lo  ratify thc treaty  of peace, and. thc  public is  almost  unanimous     in   remanding the icsignation  of   the   '."linnet.  Even the moderates: do not' conceal theuguei at. the lc-sult of tne  negotiations  New York,, Sept ,25.���������Iiene Grossman, a gnl of l(i yeais, was found  clubbed into insensibility m the  hallway of hei home in West 142  nil stieet eaily today The attack  was  the outcome  of a series of  nightly    ciitnes-unjo  the Giossman  icsidence, which was intended to en-  foice      the   "Black'hand"   methods,  payments     of   money foi  immunity  fiom    attack    Beginning' Friday evening,      a nenio     visited , the house  nightly,     appearing  only   to     Miss  Grossman,  and escaping w^ien frightened  by her screams.   Despite     the  lookout set   foi   him   by   the  family,  he succeeded in reaching Miss Grossman   befoie she had a chance to give  a warning.      The girl's brother told  the police that his sister had start-  ad  for an early motning walk when  she was attacked.  He heard her screams and ran into  to the hallway, where he found her  unconscious, but saw nothing of the  man.  Immedialelv after the clubbing 'lie  police found two pictures in the^  Grossman home with their faces turn;  ed to the wall, and notes demanding  money wntten on the back. On* the  back of a photograph of Mrs. Grossman was written. "We expect $900  from you lief oie BF.C"  On the back of one of her ,daught-  er's pictuics is written in*-the same  hand "We expect $L0J from you B.  F.C."  The two previous visits to thc  house the buiglars had stolen several valuable pictures and more than  $-100 worth of siherwaie Miss  Grossmans muiius aie not believed  to be dangeious.  FIVE BULLET S  IN HIS BODY  A iter the removal of. five 38 calibre bullets from his'-body,* Joseph  Guidivinski, a railroad detective, who  was wounded en August 18th in a  battle with a. height thief, was pio-  nojiitcd \csleiday to be on the road  to icco\ciy 'lhe dclecti\e, accoidmg  to Hit hospital surgeons -presents one  oi the me l remarkable cases of physical eiidui nee. that has e\ci come  under' lheii\care.  FOUGHT FOR  FAIR NEGRESS  New York, Sept. 25.���������In a quarrel  between two white men over the' affections of a negro woman,;-.a murder  was committed l.'st night in Oyster  Bay. The victim was John Murray,  a laborer. He was shot by an Italian, who escaped with the authorities  in pursuit.  sat isfactory maiinei.  In a few words,  this sconsis1s of a  boat fitted with a cutting apparatus  win h lesembles that on the mowing  machine which has been in. use. on  farms . for many years. These cutters are submerged to the desired  del)Ui, and as Lhe craft passes .along  it cuts'   -the mass-.of tangled Vegeta-  KILLED WIFE  AND HIMSELF  Geneva,    ,-Ohio,. Sept.  -William  W. Harvey, .27 years old, living at  Harpersfield,* shot and killed his  wife yesterday and then killed himself. Harvey has been confined to an  insane assylum in Cleveland, but escaped a few days ago and came  home. He was to have hem returned to the asylum today,  SONS  ABDl'CT  TUKR   TMllER  PF.CULTAR  AM) I'FU'IIVGKT A��������� el,ulK      ^  ul Qv^ ^v^  A distinguished scent.st est.mates llltUIlW, tl neaU,h wl(]oucl wh() IlV.  lhe ageo! the won,' at 3(������l)iU������iHl.- l(lm (]lc IlollIl 0, K������������������laiwi. bllt wh���������,  000 years. (llt, C0Mplc     jiuiirned to Dundee after  ,  There are     272 cities and towns m   (llCll. HoilcVlll0(-.n, tlu. wiliowc,..s SOns   tion  and  allows ��������� it  to float  off with  the United    States  having a popuia-   .ul,vei,  an(,      too].  theIr faV,.cr  fcack; lhe curmit. ���������'  tion of 5.000 and more. south.   The   wife.      however,  effected j    One    of 'these boats  was recently  Mrs. Stocssci, wue of General Sto- his iet.apl.urCi ,lll(1 llie sons failJn_ to'^n*, to Egypt, where this trouble in  essci. of Foil Arthur fame, recently lu,VsUa,le llim t0.caVc her ^cy lived the streams is encountered to a very  paid $120,000 for a house m St. I'c- j,.ipi)j|v together for a few days. A : great extent. Sometimes* the growth  tershnrg. .party of four,  who subsequently prov-   is so dense that  the stream   is  effec-  '  Buda .Pesth has a dead stn-et of 23   ,.(1  l0 be     luCmbers of the widower's | tually choked and  must ho abandon-  houses    which no one     win* enter he-   ranii,v, suddenly arrived at the house ' ed   for  the passage of  boats  of any  cause of the abnormal death rale that    jn nuut*cc aiult iocu-,ng thc wife in tho ' description.  In      order  to   give  the  has prevailed  there in the. past. dining     room,  hurried     the husband   machine  a-thorough  test,   quantities  Peru and Bolivia have the richest ^oavii the drive to a carriage and pair of this water weed were brought  silver mines in thc world, there hav- whic]l wcre m waiting. The horses from, a distance and piled up m a  ing being in ken over $1)0.000.000 from wcre urg0d to a gallop, and passing stream which was already filled with  the Pososi mines in-Bolivia alone. through  the  town the party   alighted   vegetable material  of its own. When  The salary  of    the governor  gencr-   a(, the Tay ferry, where they went on   the   preparations  for   the  experiment  ai;of Canada is $50,000 a year. ISacli ��������� .���������^nax-li a steamer,     which immediately ! were completed,  the mass iiv the wa  memlier of the cabinet gets $7000    a'started for Fife     When it was some ' tor   was    so thick that  it  resembled  year     except    the     premier, who re-  distance down the river a cab dashed   "sudd."  It    was attacked  by       the  ceives $8000. on |0 \jic p*icr am*  tbe forsaken lady   boat and by manipulation. ot the cut-  General     Picrron.    who.  at Sadan,   was seen wringing her     hands in  dc-, tor  the grass  was  cut out in blocks  burned the colors of the French rcgi-i spair. -,  ments so that they might, not fan into the hands of the Germans, has  just died  at Yersaiics.  In active service in the United  Ftaies navy shere are 17'7 commissioned    and -160 warrant officers, and  AN  AQUATIC  MOWING     MACHINE.  For the purpose of keeping down  the vegeiation' which is to he found  in many  streams, particularly  those  and thioii. towed out where it was  set adrift and found its way to tho  sea. Other experiments of a less  trying nature were also made and  the boat demonstrated its efficiency  in every manner.  It is claimed that if the vegetation  of a stream is attacked repeatedly in  this    manner, it     will soon become  a force of    28.fit 1  enlisted men.   The'of    the more     southern locations an  marine     corps     hrs  222 officers  audi English   fu'm  has devised  and is sell-  Fames  Beiious  HcGrcgor  of North'ing  an aquatic  mowing* machine that | greatly weakened and  eventually kil-  6821 men. is sait** to soIvq the problem in      a ��������� led.       j       _���������  ������m MtLY-LBDOER  THE DAILY LEDGER  Published   every  day except Sunday.  BY       THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  Offices,   Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION  t?RICE  10 cents  a month',   J5  per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  MONDAY, .SEPT.  25.  .,;8V,.;iV.Vii.i.ir������V.f������fc.  ntv limi mm i  .Get in  touch   with the new correct hat styles.  AN IMPORTANT  LUMBER  DEAL.  One 01 lhe largest lumber deals  that ha\c e\ei been consummated m  BnUsh Columbia has just taken place  as a lesuil of winch thc nulls j.nd  lumber business of V. G. Wells, M P.  P, at Palbsler, B .13, La\e been  void to an American, syndicate, sAys  a  Vancouver Press despatch  I\Ir. Wens himself aimed m lhc  Cil\ on last mghl's delayed Pacihc  Ex pi ess a.nd confhmed the news of  the sale to a lcpicsenlatne of the  "News Advertise*.."  ;-The puichaseis," said Mr. Wells,  "aie the Dickason-Cloodman Lumbei  . Company has bought out emtiic  Company of Kansas Citv, and the  business, n ill slocks and lunbei limits 1 am now on a short tup to the  I'oiUand Ifan, but shall letuin m a  few dajs .and the Cbiupany lakes  o\cr ihe business on Octobei 1st  "The piuchase price ian into a eon-  sideiabie sum, but the ajnount I  haturaliy prefer nc t to slate  It is uist 20 yeais ago tins year  since I came through on the lii*>t  train of the D PR .-continued Jlr  Wei's, "and verv soon Aflci mv ai  uvai I started operations at Paibs-  ter winch have giaduaiiy extended  with the pi ogress of settlement m  _ Manitoba  and  thc Northwest  The     new owners    ha**e pienlv    of  '    capital behind them and intend to c\-  the business,     one of th'cir     fnst m-  tcn-tions bemg lhc establishment of a  - tham of    lumber yards right thiough  the North-West  A's icgards my own plans.r concluded Mr AVeiis "1 shall m all pio-  babiHty come lo Vancouver and take  ii]> my residence ' '  gm Our showing of these exquisite  3? ��������� v-*  creations of head=dressis equal to  any in B. G, embracing the widest scope of selection and the new-  _jm est shapes, viz., the  Sg POLO,   NAPOLEON,   BAKER, jS*  and PAUL JONES "^  Many new ideas are now for the f rst time  being shown.   Your inspection is invited.  Everything.that holds popu1ar favor >ou will  find here  RA.TKS $2.00 l'KIt DAY  ROOMS  IWV. bUl-PUKDWITUBMS.  WIKES. LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  A. J. McMUR TRIE, Proprietor  Canadian ^aqiiic  Railway  \-W^>  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  -   "  PORTLKND HOTEI^  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  , Stocked  25 Per Cent Discount  ON ALL FURNITURE  PLXGL'E OF RATTLESNAKES  IN  WYOMING  A piairue  of latlicsna.MCS has  invaded    the     count 1 y nmth ot  C'lic\cnnc  Wyomnis.   Hie infested  belt cN-tcndm-i,  fiom      Silver     Crown station to the  Chnnwaler    Coioiado   an<l    Southern  Ir.xmnion      icpcit   that     hundieds of  ratliesnal-.es aie    seeking  the raiiioa,d  tracks, alUaetc<l     '1*J thc warmth of  thc laOs,  and that e\ery tram  1101 th  ot Silver Crown cuts reptiles m two  In e/oiiig about     their -work at slops  trainmen aie cautious, as several have  narroviv escaped hemp; bitten bv lal-  Hers    Section     men are panic slacken, as the     picsencc ol the snakes on  1he     track makes their    woik ha'/ai-  dous. '  ^m\  ������ consisting ol kitchen, bedroom  and uining room chairs, rockers Sf  couches, baby buggies and feeding chairs, wire and wool mattresses, \ bedroom and dining  extension table.  25 PER CENT   DISCOUNT UNTIL ENTIRELY  DISPOSED OF  The New Western Hotel  '-5g������i  Good rooms,     good beds^ ancl good hoard.  Our P.ar is newly liUclup ami well supplied and is in charge "of.  JOS. PELLIQRINELLi  This v Hotel  has   been completely   Board and lodging J1.00 p������r day.  renovated.  HOTEL-    BRETORIH  JOHN THA, Proprietor  :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  ATL^NTIC^TEAMTHIP TICKETS  Tickets on'Sale To and From all European Poin's  '   .       . ���������   - -Vv   *���������-  ^ AT LOWEST-RATES  ALL UNES. REPRESENTED.      ,  For Sailing Dates, Rates and ful 1  information, '  8<f Govt. S^jTcct, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass..Agt  Low: Round trip flatus  -VIA���������  Bar Supplied with  the Best  Liquors and Cigars.  Wines,1st Avenue  fr-M.  J������ 1 irSL.  RESTAURANT  L    ��������� Cor.'5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  TICKET -OFFICE  and  Yates St3.;  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B. C-  -  "V  ���������>.  Nanaimo,  pencery  Limited:  Best  accommodation  for   transient  ind permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  - This new Hotel has heen comfort-  a -ly furnished and Lhc liar is up-to-  d-to.     Rates  51.00  a day    and    up-  W \i(lS.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  f>������lu.������<U .-: ���������-: '���������-'��������� =~: Ladysmith  HOTEL  DOMINION  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50 Chicago ,71.50  Dales of sale. Sept, 16th. and 17th  Final return limit 90 days     from  n  date of sale.  For  full  particulars call  on or  ad-.  dress  S. G. YERKES,     E.,R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., *������������������ Government st  |   Seattle^ Wash,        " Victoria, B.C.  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  XJ  J  MAYOR  DTjNNE'S  CONSISTENCY  If     Mayor   : Dunne has changed his  views lo     some extent   he is not the  .'first: to'mai������e   '."some shading after el  ecUon,  and the change is a* fortunate  one for  Chicago,   jle is working earnestly and ha,i*d to find a solution to  the'difficulties which-he approached so  Ray1*/;.  The cause ol municipal ownership has undoubtedly received a black  .'��������� eye '-from lhc     Chicago victoiy,.hut ii  there"; is an    ultimate satisfactory es-  ta-lji'ishmeriV    of the .system the effect  :' on t.he rest of the "co'mty win he jusl  as  strong  as if the radicals had: not  in lhe year 1905     made large-calibre  speeches   hefore an election and* then,  as soon as   victory was theirs, ta^cn  what rcscmhlcd      strani3ely  the position'.   of    their      antagonists.   Mayor  Dunne does not    agree with Professoi-  Dmiv on thc conclusions to l*e drawn  from  Europe.-  Ho  finds  that  municipal  ownership     in Great Britain has  saved money     for      taxpayers,   given  hotter service  and made easier  conditions for the     employes.   He also argues, from  what he .deems success in  Chicago's     ownership of electric light  and water,     that success in traction  ownership is not iinpossiihlc, and he is  urging thc building of   municipal lines  upon  those streets of which the c.ty  already   has  control.    Chicago's   traction service,      under  private control,  has heen as had  as this evil world affords, and every liberal or haif-iihcra'  intelligence must wish,   with   much  or  little hope. for. the successful outcome  task in the intricacies of which  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladsymith "%       W   "'  B. C  HAi-.Ti.EY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers^ England  Member  International  Electrical  Congress   at St.' Eonis, 1904  Electrical Engineer-  Box 357,*      - .    1     '     I ! ���������    I ��������� !! I 1  LADYSMITH, B. C.  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Tahlc, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Hall Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  ii  GALEDOMAN"  ���������Rates ij-1.25 aud'fl.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway depots.   Electric cars every-fiv*  minutes to all parts of   the city.   Bar  and table unexcelled.  N  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell .&Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly Tirst Cla������s.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  /    Fire Proof    Building.  HENRYS NURSfRIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and  FLOWER  SEEDS. ' ;  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES,  r    GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.     Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  One of which Is the'famous "North  Uoast Limited,"  Up-to-date' -Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all tiains. Cheap" round  trip tickets, good for three months,  to Eastern and Southern points, on  sale Sept.  16 and  17. '      ]  . Excursion rates now n effect  to Portland Fair. Round trip'  rate #9.65. Only direct line  toYellowstone Park.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  reserved by wire.  For furthar particulars call or  write thc oflice.        Pbo"ne"Main 456.  victoria;, b. *c.  a. d- carlton" -    c-. e. lang  A.G.P.A,   N.P.,        General Agent^  '     Portland, Ore.'   ,     Victoria, B.C"  Are Vou  Going East  Then be sure your tickets* read  the  via  V. o.  THeCITYMSRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  Leads Them    All  ."   IN QUALITY  -:o:  HOTEL LELMD  **4  R. P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  / Pacific Coast ^Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������:���������:���������:":���������: -���������: :���������*B.C  (T. J. 'Wcllinah, Prop., Vancouver.)-  One block from C.P.R. Depot- and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and rc-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets   Telephone, 1���������4.  ypiMo*}. Building  rst. Avenue  Ladysmith BG.  WM. MUNSIE, President  of thc  ���������Mayor Dunne  is now involved.  An  aiithor  *->  EDITORIAL POLITENESS  it Pekin. who had sent  an article to a Chinese newspaper.  k.ias the Gauinis. lias received, together with his rejected manuscript,  the following letter from thc editor-.  Brolher of thc Sun and  ���������Wc have perust-d your  th celestial delight. By  o-,-r ancestors we swear  :ver met* a masterpifc-e  ���������TI. Mi. lhe  J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  TelephoneJ46.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  VIILLS   AT   FIDMCK   AND   LADY SMITH-Shingles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Reasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing    Limber  ta   Stock  I     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting ^-V or Its at  LADYSMITH, B, C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  General Manager.  Launch and  Pleasure Boats  of     all  descriptions  for   Hire.      Boats  built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  r^peciality.  I-IARRUF~AND IIAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or-c individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B. C.  "I0HTB  LINK  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.  ?or complete information ask  your  local agent or write, /  . F. W. PARKER  Oeneral  A gentt  7W 2nd Ave., Seattle.  W, J. WATSON,  Smelter Manager,  The  'fiiust.riors  of the Moon.-  nianuscript wi  yle hones of  ������������������that we have r.cv  aSacr������tcr.onuan������lai.^s|nccililt  that does  tcn-J.ho)i3-  no't .equal  it,  'VC       ,sic  vour mercy ten  ' jo' mv -icart is a  'the slave of youi*|  and  times-  and years  tvomiiiina;*  thousand  .your feet aiull am  ���������slave. "��������� ; '��������� ;  Qeo. Roberts  pmeps  t Market  Prop.  DID   IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  Tint U.C place to BUS* YOUR HEAT  is  where  the  slaughtering  ,lono locally?   Wo ate  not ilO|.onili.>5   on    -"l"* u������* Wholesalers send OT  and     can * CnjAKANTEE   EVEBY-TIIING to he FRESH AND OLK .  ELL   &    PLASKET-  STFVENS BLOCK, QAT/.CR*?  Si'aEJZ LADYSA^T  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  .HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  (B. E. WALKER, G.neral Manager ALEX. LAIRD. Asst. Goal Manag*  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES: .  $5 and under .Scents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  ������(    a;10        ������ " $30   10 cents  <������    $30        ������ " $50   15 cents  ~  ������ i5..^,hl(- nt Par al ,inv oflice in C. niida of a Chartered BafA  T^n'Sce^i;^fthi^a1lLuh^ poin^ to the United States.  NEGOTIABLE  AT.J.  FIXKD RATI!  A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC* , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remlttta   small sums of mon������>  *"e-y .with safety and at small  ;ost.  M .W,  A. CORNWALL. Maaager.  LADYSMITH SHAViNG  PARIORS  HIGH STREET.  :���������-:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������i  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO..  .    ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.;  Co������fcctionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency  .Dealers in  LA.DYFMITF BRANCH  LCUBANCIGARFACTORY  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOfI  None bu   Union I,abor    Employed  n J. BOOTH, Prop      |  Pianos and  rgans  L adyfnith, B.C  Dr.  Dicr can be fo"i-^  at his olTice on High K-!  tal work is gnarantei-  class and rates reason  at any time'  ct. His (lento be first-  J st,  & X^^Xr^l0XP^.  ..^T'.'-"*-' -iv-^"*.'���������'������������������ -���������"'. *r-  ;->-������-:'i,r/.t-''-*-���������������������������'*��������� ������������������  .'^i^^i..;-^;:^--.::1/  = v. ..:.:���������' *v*i.*^  -."-'���������-;.,-^'  bAltV 1.SDGER  v.  '*mltitammjm9%aMm  ���������Jf'^r*  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO  LB. C  ' - I  \  riiuiufacturers of the  \In |British Columbia  Lager'Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  J     from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  j-*H*,-<M������*'M*-H,<H-^I*,-"M,-'M^  ��������� 4  ?'l  F^etll    Furnishings  i  FOR'MANY MONTHS CUR'BUYERS HAVE   BEEN   SEARCHING THE MARKETS OF ���������      ~  CANADA, UNITED STATES, ENGLAND,  AND THE CONTINENT  for Staples aiid Noveltics.aTul   thc>TEW GOODS  are now arriving  ready  for thc Fall  trade.-    T his mean's GREATER CHOICE AND  * '  BETTER VALUE THAN EVER   IN    "  PURNltURE  CSRPETS  .LINOLEUMS  DRAPERIES  LINEN  CUT GLASS  CROCKERY  GLASiW/RE  CUTLERY  'SILVERWARE  GO-CARTS  PIGTURES  KtTCKENWARE  ���������a  --0F LADYSM1 TH-  Here is an opportunity not offered to the buying public once in ten years, to buy all  goods now at prices sold by all merchants after the season. Our reason for doing this  is because^vvq are overstocked, between here and Cumberland and we must raise  money. Therefore are giving the public the benefit to buy Fall goods while you need  them, at first cost. Read the following bargains and you'll be convinced. Come early  and you'll get best choice. .  II  FLANNELETTE  300 YARDS CANADIAN FLANNELETTE,   NEWEST   STRIPES      AND  COLORINGS.      FAST DYIS,  GOOD,   FIRM   CLOTH,   LIGHT       OR  DARK,   33   INCHES   WIDE THINK   OF    "Vl'l        EQUAL    TO    A  CLOTH (il INCHES. WIDE, 15 cents.  Special Bargain, per yard, ioc.  350   YARDS   FLANNELETTE,-.SPLENDID PATTERNS. RKGULAR 12-*,  FOR     7.A* cents. , -> ���������  OUR    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. - ~       .  VVRAPPERETT  250. YARDS   IN  DIFFERENT SHADES   ft -   '.AND      '     PAT*  -     TERNS   FOR* MORN ING   JACK EPS,   WRAPPERS,  WAISTS,   ETC  REGULAR 35 for  17J'cents.  150  YARDS    SWANSDOWN,   REGULAR,  30 CENTS,  for 2) CENTS.yd  VICTORIA BC  tiaS&t&KAiM-  Miners- Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short  notice.   Drill Sharpened"by ������������������-  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Stiipsmittiing   in aJ1     its  ^ranhies  Horseshoers'and Genera! Blacksmitfis.  R. LAWSON  Boiler Street   -   -   -    -^Ladysmith, B C  ���������Oi  o  O  PRETTY WAISTS  NUNS' VEILING WATSTS���������in Cardinal"! Blue and Cream, NOT cxtra-  vagently priced, as you'll agree when you've seen the BEAUTIES WE  ARE SELLING AT ' ��������� '     '.  $i..5<>  CHINA SILK WAISTS in Slcy^Bhic and Ivory, unlined, ��������� made with insertion and  tucks.   REGULAR, $4.00  THE NEW SILKS  The    lotbiDp  &|>ecails  SUITS FOR MEN  Suits to be sold at BIG Reduction) as we have only broken sizes.  , Early customers will 1)3 repaid twice over for their trouble in shopping  here. ���������    BOYS' SUITS, Ie?s than $1.00 a garment,  Surely   no  need for Mother  to   make them  \< hen SO LITTLE MONEY will save her  time and preserve   hei-  eyesight.  BOYS'   SAILOR   SUITS,   REGULAR,  $2.50,  for $1.50.  BOYS  SAILOR  SUITS,   LONG  PANTS, REGULAR, $5.00 for $2.75.  i i  LiNS* WATERPROOFS, to be sold HALF PRICE  FOR  $2.75.  ������++4+^++++++-H++i+++++++++++++++^++~*~*-r+++~*-+ ��������� ������������������>���������*���������*���������"  * L*\C/SMITH TRANSFER CO.   *    4  t PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD    FURNITURE MOV- I  ������ ED PROMPTLY A ND  SAFELY. ,    1  \j   Stables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the       }  Abbots ford. j   .  WILLIAMS AN3  VXaA^r  J ���������4������M^-M-++t+-<^+-f++-H-+''*+^^  O.  NEW  CHINA   AND  TAFFETA STL KS  For Childrens'  Drosses, Ladies -W aisls etc, ���������.  TAFFETA "SILK���������27 in'Iics wide, R EGULAR 50 cents, for 35 cents.  CHINA SILK���������22 inches   wide,   REG ULAR  30  cents   for 20   CENTS  yd.  CORSETS T~  THE  BEST to wear/now,  50c, 75c."   $1.00  and   $1.25   A   PAIR.   WOMEN^TeRSEY^IBBEDIVlSTS"  WOMEN'S  JERSEY  RIBBED  VESTS���������Especially     adapted  for winter  wear,  with light, soTt Silk  Fleece inside, hutlon fronls and long sleeves.  I . REGULAR,   $1.0J,   SPECIAL  75c.  WOMEN'S HALF-WOOL RIBBED VESTS���������With  light,   soft fleece inside  l.uUon  fronts and long'.sI.-evos-REOULAR  80 CENTS  FOB  CO CENTS.  .LADIES  NATURAL WOOL VESTS   AND   DRAWERS   all sizes.     REGULAR PRICE, $1.25  SELLING   PRICE,   $1.00.  LADIES'   HYGIENIC      VESTS   Half  Wool, REGULAR,  75   CENTS  FOR  '15 CENTS.  Cf-HLDRENS'  VESTS,  in  ribl'ed an d  Hygienic,   REGULAR,   35c,   45c,  and  50c.   NOW  25c,   35c,   and   dOc. x'J  MENS'  SOFT  AND  HARD BOSOM  SHIRTS,   BIG  REDUCTIONS,  The NICEST styles.    Sizes  from   14  to   17*������.      REGULAR,   $1.00" to  $1.50.    TO BE SOLD AT 75c.    * ' fcc-rex ��������� R,  ���������THE   WELL-KNOWN. ,  KNIT-TO-FIT SWEATERS  'Jim arrived.      In  all   colors.  Ihey are well advertised here already  without further  mention,   as  they  have  been   worn here   since  we  took  the agency a number of years  ago, and have given    good satisfact on to  everyone  who  has  worn "them.  Wc shouldn't sell them under agreement price,  which  is $3.50,.but as  long as the sale w'Jl be on, Ihey -will  be sold  $2.p5  jgj  jgj  jgj  jgj  jgj  jgj  jgj  o  ribNS' UNDERWEAR, Fleece Lined  MENS'  NATURAL WOOL  and  heavy  ribbed     Scotish     W0ol  UNDERWEAR  to  be sold   at a BIG REDUCTION.  500 PAIR OF PANTS  ���������������  *  *  *  *  ������  *  *  EXPRESS  WORK   A  SPECIALTY. ���������  ������  f  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMITH 5  * PHONE 66  =rr:  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HIRE ���������:���������:  :���������: See J.  KEMP, or leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM  tflRST AVENUE 'PHONE 2-4.  W. SILER.  GENERAL EXPEESS AND"  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY   D(-* '���������*  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  M. H. SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  st AvchUe        -     *      IADYSM  GREY [FLANNEL  Fine Canadian All-Wool, Grey FLANNEL, light,  Medium or dark shades  sold at  22A cents per yu.nl. Was 30c.  LADIES' RAINCOATS  -BI G  REDUCTION   Our  FURS      are very  STYLISH,  FURS  FORT1IE   COMING   WINTER   six     lengths in  froiiLfc.    Come in and sec  our   furs���������Now   is  the  best time  to      buy���������-before  cold   weather  com mences.      REGULAR $-1.50  for $3.00  SEPTEMBER BLANKET SALE  CAN'T BEAT OUR PRICE.  Fine, UiikIiiink-able, white  wool   Blankets., Size 60x85. ��������� Regular, $5.00  for $3.75  (11x82,   Regular,   $5.75,   for    ,:..;.   $'l-2fr  f'8x8(i,   regular,   $7.00,   for    ���������   $5.00  SILVER    GREY   BLANKETS   FROM $2.00  up  to  $5.00.  BLANKET SHEETS,  While and  Grey,  Regular,  $1.25,   for    85c  WALKING SKIRTS  DARK   MIXED  TWEEDS, 'Good   range of Sizes,  also goes AT REDUCTION.  Just arrived a few clays -ago,  wo ith up to  $2.75,  to be sold at  $1.25 a Pair  HENS' CASHMERE SOX  Seamless, guaranteed fast color. Regular, 35 c.  TO BE SOLD  \T 20c  A PAIR.  MENS'  HEAVY  WORKING   SOX���������  All-wool.    Regular,   25c.   a  pair,  to he SOLD  AT 20  CENTS  A Pair  BOYS' SCHOOL BOOTS  BOYS   ROOTS  on sale this week.���������GOOD,   Sensible  Old   Country   made  Boots,   that will gi.'e lasting wear   and     satisfaction.       Sizes  8   to 13.  REGULAR   $1.50,   FOR   $1.23.  BOYS'   WORKING   BOOTS   BOYS'    OLD-COUNTRY MADE BOOTS,    with     nails  and heel   plates;  sizes  from 1  to 5.  Will give lastf-jng wear and  satisfaction.  REGULAR,  $2.25,  FOR      $1.50.  THE   BOYS' J300TS   Arc made of HEAVY CALF LEATHER.   The soks are EXTRA HEAVY,  with next 2xtcnsion. Sizes 1 to5.      Regular',  $2.00  per pair.  SPECIAL,   $1.50.  O  INFANTS SHOES  INFANTS'   SHOES,   SOFT   SOLES  ���������All colors and sizes from   1 to 5.  REGULAR,   50c,   FOR     25   CENTS.  THE WOMENS' SPECIAL  FIXE  DONCIOLA  BOOTS���������With    extention  Edge, and neat Cuban  heels.  All sizes.  SELLING  PRICE,  2.25,    SPECIAL,   $1.50.  WOMENS'   and   CHILDRENS'   Fall mid   '.Winter      COATS Loose  Box:   -J  Backs     and   Tighl-fiUing,   black   and     Fawn   to   be   sold   REGARDLESS   ^  OF   COST. j|  v./   v./ ... m/ v./ *������������������: ii-r  ;������������������;���������;k   *t���������'K   *n   '���������-��������� /is  ;K N-J COUPONS  given  with  sacrifice _  prices &  *K      ���������K      /in      .*t\      /K      ���������''���������' -'���������,������  Space won't permit us to mentio   II iho Bargains we are offering  ��������� c.\a and" see tor yourself  " **K  "t;   ~tc  yk   *i<   A~  f  '    N) CC.UPONS   ������  given        5H  with sacrifice    T  sk  . prices. I  f  v*y    \u    v^y Mr    %���������/    v-^      \#..  High St.,  O  Lady smith  ���������*/frl������^$*&i:sJ;$Li'i >S   i  -���������il'  -, -J, .<-  '-'-V  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  =������*=:  LOCAL ITEMS  FOR SALE���������A first class Fruit,  Confectionery, Ice Cream Parlor and Cigar Stand, 'doing a fine  business oi over $-100 pen month-  Rent $12. Goodwill, storu, house,  furniture and fixings, an fot TCash,  $000. Applv to  THE REALTY SY.TICATE,  23-1 Abbott St., Vancouver  or on the premises of Mrs.  J.    I-I.  Tate,  Ice Qrcam Parlors, Esplanade,  Ladysmith.  FOR      SALE���������A     number  of  milch  cows, due to calve between      now  and     New    Year.  First due in   ten  days.     Apply        E.  II. FORREST,  Hillbank,  Cowichan  .P.O  STOLEN.  NOTICE���������Any information leading  1o the recovery of a Rambler bicycle  coaster brake,, stolen from a residence on Fiist Avenue on Saturday  iiioining will be rewarded at tho  oflice of The Ledger.  Best  tobacco, fruit anef candies at  Carter's,  First Avenue.  ������������������jessh larssiafsafaEsezaz:  Geo.     Fletcher o1' Nanaimo was  m  I ou n   on  b ii sin ess   this   morning.  Mrs. IT. A. Wasson uamc luck from  the capiLal  today. .  Robt. Bryden came up from Victoria-.'it noon and .proceeded to Extension.  ���������*������MB W-^M-W  The firemen are to hold a meeting  at the fire hall this evening to     arrange      for      their   masquciadc  hall  which  is  Lo come ofl on thc  lfi   inst.  D UNCANS  ���������  TO WNS1TE EXTENSION  Adjoining the old lownsite of  DUNCANS, V. !.  A small .area has been laid off   in "town lots which are nL -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 FLANS AND PRICES  Agents, J. STEWART J. H  WHITT0ME  Ladysmith,  V.  I. Duncans,     V. I. *  THE CITY BAKERY  THE BEST, AND NOTHING BUT  THE BEST  X RBEAD ��������� CAKES ��������� COOKIES ��������� and ���������iPIES X  A GOOD a.".oilmcut of FRESH CONFECTIONERY  AT  THE  AP.BOTSLORD.  K.  S. 11 ii ���������������������������hes, Victoria.  TL  FrancK",  Victoiia.  ] lay ward, Victoria.  J. Yardhou.se,  Aboussat.  Good fellow,   Victoria.  15TAV������.  A. LUCAS  Saturday last being thc fourth Saturday m thc month, thc regular meeting of the hoaid ml school trustees  was held in the Council Chamber,  Chairman Rnmmmg piesiding. Trustees Carroll, Greaves and Secretary  Stewart were also prescn-f. The meeting was a shoit one, only routine  business coming up. Thc board adjourned  unln   Oct   28lb  NO ARRANGEMENTS FOR  DTREC'T COMMUNICATION.  Superin1.entl.ent, .1. G/oodfcllow, of  1he CPU., is spending a day in  La-dysmiUi in connection with rail-  matters, lie states that no arrangements have as yet Veen made  concerning thc mnning of a steamer  direct, ii om Ladysmith to Vancouver.- It is under consideration, as  i.s also the making of connections be-  twecn the steamer Jo.in and thc i  tram   on  Wednesdays  and   Saturdays  Just     arrived���������Souvenir      leather  post-cards.   Also' aluminum  post-card  (something new)  at* Knight's Bookstore.  ^*M_i'il*���������Han .1 l ��������� i im��������� ������������������ii    Public Notice  Attention is called to the    fact that the  Ogilvie Flour Hills Co.,  Limited,  makers ol 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 oppoitunity or a dvising  the  public  that any unauthorized users of the electrical   fiour puiifying processes  will be prosecuted. ' "    ,  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited  are the only    miliar* ia Cami* wi"������J9     Flour  is lUL-iFLal bj tli    ala^t i3 ,> ��������� >j m  If Your  Clothes  Come From  Us they will  be Right.  Are you on the fence  like many other mefl,  don't know whether  to buy a ready to->vear  or made to order suit?  r|LADYSMITH A'KRIE     NO.  686, F.  O. E.     :���������:        :������������������        ���������-*.        ������������������J  Meets in the Opera Houie 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President   B. Forcimmer;     Worthy  -Secretary,  C H. Rummings.  Many a man has been  bothered the same  way until he came  here and had his mind  relieved.  Our suits bear all the  earmarks of made to  order   clothing,   and  cost   about  one-half  less-  can and see them  Use Porter's Antiseptic Healing  ,Oil, freely guaranteed, for sale only  at thc Drug Stoie. ���������  HAY. GRAIN AND  FARM DR0DU(l  Ordeis will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at - the low  est possible prices:  Leave orders at Christie's, ob tk*  Eiplanadt.  J a8, ���������AB1IOCK*  Walters'&  Akenhead  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHAN6ING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDD1NG  -  Orders Promptly   Executed  -- LADYSMITH  of the seven Ih division, central school  Mn-s D.ck is promoted'from thc thud  division "Middle Ward, to l.he second  division in thc same school, and Miss  Brown is promoted from the in nth  division, tcntiai school, to thc thud  division in thc middle ward.  Till*: SABBATH IN  BONNIE SCOTLAND.  Dundee is   lhc only  laige city    in  Scotland   in which   thcie   i<.   no   service nfSunday cars,  and, in order to  test  t.he feeling of the inhabit ants on  Ihe point,   voting -cards   wcic  issued  a few weeks ago.'  Thcjk'otc was enumerated, ,-wfocn out  of an electorate of 20,000 over 19,-  000 pollrd Thc lcsult was       for  Sunday cars 1-.G25, agaiir-U- 7,49(1.,-.  M      M       **      "  TEACHERS  PROMOTED TN  NANAIMO SCHOOLS.  Thc  Vacancy  in thc  Nananno   public  school  stali  caused hy the resignation  of Miss     Marshall has been filled by a  general   promotion   among  the  Icach-  cis    Miss  Mav Woodman  goes up  io  the fifth     division. Miss A. Woodman  fiom      seventh     tn sixth,   and    Miss  Fiainc from thc second division of the  middle ward school is placed m charge  Wilmington.  Dei,  Scpl   25���������File today      completely   rtcsliojcd   McDawei  Brothcis  Li\eiy  and Boarding  Stables    Sixty-fnc hoises were fumed  to  death. i   o   New    York,      Sept.      25.���������Arrived  steamers  Ryndani   from   Rotterdam.  DUCKED TWICE,  THEN  GOT "MAD  Reno, Nov,  ���������Mi.ss   Bcitha  Nam.  a,  young coed  at thc University or Ne-  \ada,  recently     from Ccclnsc county.  An/oiyi,     made     a ileleiimned stand  agamsL   * ompc      na/.f-rt   by   hei   college |  Males    She     consented     to join the  soiontv- and      m th?  initiation   ceic-  lnomes .she was   asked Lo smg a song  She icfuscd,  and for do.ng so a lope  was  tied     around her waist  and  she  I   was thiown      mlo  a  huge pond -near  j  the   gnis-  college    Aftei   being  pulled  oul she     was agam     asked   to  smg  Agam  she lemscd  and once inoie  lhe  dic\iiig opctalion   was   gone   thiough  !     Tins   tunc-     "Miss   K.un   si-U'ccdid   in  breaking     away      fiom   the snioi.ly  lean),   and,      running down   town,  secured     a revolver.   Making   all   haste  back tolhe   college,  and  walking  up to  her pr.uscciitcrs she dared them to  agam throw her mlo the water She  is champion of an she surveys, though  she keeps her gun handy The mallei has been called to the attention  of the faoiiitj. M'Ss ���������am is not censured for defending herself.  FARMS AT HALF A  CROWN AN ACRE.  The New South Wales Go\eminent  is conducting an interesting experiment with thc obiect ol ascertaining  whether it is possible to induce Englishmen of the right class, with lhc  ncccssaiy capital, to lake up farms  in    New  South Wales.  Fifty farms, cleared ready for working,  are being ofleicd  at a rental  of  2s.  Gd.  pei acre  per annum,  and up  to   thcpiesent   COO  applications ha\c  been   iecei\cd.      It  is essential   that  each  faimci   who  dcsiics  to lake up  a Taim in   Now  South Wales on     the  Icims     offered by    the    government  should   possess  experience,   and  also  ������2.">0  m cash.     Willi these qualifications,      il i.s staled   by   lhc  go\cin-  menl's      representatives,   he   should  cam  ������.400  a year clcaL1 profit  on    a  farm   of 250   acres.    Thc  value      of  cleared   land  is said   lo 1-c  from  ������1  7s.   lo ������4 an  ac-ie,  and   thc    present  offer of the government  will    not   be  lcnewed-  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING   REGULATIONS.  Goal���������Coal lands  may  be purchas-  '  cd at $10 per avcrc for soft, coal   and  $20  for  anthracite.  Not  more  than  320 acres cair bc 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. '  Quart?.���������A free miner's certificate is  giantcd 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     fiee m-iiier,  having discovered,  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x  1,500" feet.   The fee  for recording a claim, is  J.5.00 ',      -    "-.  . At least $100 must be expended on  thc claim cadi year or' paid  to the  mining-lecorder 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 an acre.  Thc     patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2������ per cent on  ' the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases to dredge for. gold of five miles"'  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at-the descrction of the Minister of the.Intsnbr.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation.within one season from the  date of the lease for 'each live -miles.  Rental, $10 per annum- for each mile  of liver leased. Royalty-at the rale  of 2 A per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  ,*���������  -���������' \V. W��������� CORY,  Deputy of the Minister  ol the In-  erior.  RUBBER  We have received ou  signment of Rubber. Goodsand are  offering them at prices that will  please you. We have a fine assortment of  Gf NTS RAIN COATS  LADIES' WATERPROOFS  GUM BOOTS  RUBBERS OF EVERY DESCRIPII0N  Special lines of Dress.Godds at Clearing prices.  i  SIMON -LEBER '& CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST  IABYSWHH  Ladysmith   TeinpJe No.~'5 Rath ho!  Sisters meets 'in tlie Oddfellow'  2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7.30 p.  Mrs. Kate Tate, secretary.  Appointments may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dici's  on I-iigh stiect st  NOTICE.  W.G.Fraser  MerchaiitTailoiy  o.    , ' 3(isl|Avenue) . , '  Fall Stock   on   hand. Gallearlv and  get your choice  Hammer  Guns at  20 PR CENT  Discount for ~  ������-  ���������CASH  BSWm^k������^S^S!^SS^^^S&S^mWmmmM  Saturday Bargains  We have decided to reduce  our stook of  HAMMER GUNS  So offer  these snaps  for  Saturday. -  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  NOTICE.  From      this date  the  undersigned  \viU_nol  he  responsible  foi  any  indebtedness      incuricd except on      a  written orcier signed by the secretary  Rowland  Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Peisonal Liability.  Victoria, Ii. C, May 18th, 1905.  ?.1,500���������Cash   and   $1,500   in   5   years  at  0  per   cent,   buys   20-acic   faun  one     mile  fiom -Duncan.   12  aeies  undcii   4 cultlvatijon.   Eight-"oomed  house and  laige  fiamc bain.''  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 3? IND THAT THE  SIGHT   IS NOT  AFFECTED.  SMOOTH TALK  CAS  CON-VINCE YOIT EO������ OTS TUEB BE-  iwr   WAT YOU MEED  GLASSES     AND     I-ATER     COlfflj^  SSsSSSrSSoF.   THIS   DOES  ^T H^N  WITH^.  AVE HAVE ANY NUMBER ������*      **���������*sLoWS.  FROM RESIDENTS  OF THIS CITf      AND S^W^      *  WE TEST YOUR EYES BY THE   LATEST METHODS   FREE  OF CHARGE     AND  GUARANTEE- OUR  WORK     WE   CAR  RY THE BEST QUALITY OF  OPTICAL   GOODS.   OUR PB.1C  ES ARE MODERATE.  B.FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, ^7lCi**h      R     C  First Avenue,    XXX      Lady^itn,   b. C  Store    Lately     Occupied  by    John  Thompson,   complete with   counter  and fixtures.  Rent $15 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Have you tried.  .   NABOBTEA?  Best 50c. Ceylon Tea in the  arket  We are showing  qaite a range of  toilet soaps in  our window  TAR   SOAP    ��������� ;   three  burs  for 25c.  CLEAVER   SOAP      Two  Bars for 25c  L1FEBOUY  SOAP   Tour  Bars  for  ..'...., 25c  PEARS'   SOAP   Two  Bars for 25c  FANCY  BOXES  AT       15c, 25c, y& 35c  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this noMcf  will be prosecuted.  RUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith.  B.C.  orrison's,' Lady smith, Bo C.  WILLIAMS   BLOGK.      ���������   ���������  - TELEPHONE  6-7  PAINTING,  PAPEkHANOING  ETC.  S!)u0���������For   loi   and   two   stoics  CL-i-liu of oily.   Good  teiins.  in  Work done  properly   and  at    rich'  prices.     Shop  and  residence  lu  reai  of Ladysmilh   Hotel.  J.   E.   SMITH,  Pror  $280���������Cash  and      $-100   on  mortgage  buys   two   line  lots  few  yards from  Posloflicc.  $���������200���������Cash   and '$10  per month   buys  line four-roomed house with ��������� pantry  and   bath-room.   Water laid   on; line  garden.  toves  We are making thsm oi the Newest    Pattern and Lates*  Styles.  Wli DO ALL KINDS OK FOUNDRY   WORK  Our Puces are- llcusona,   blc  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES IN   BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at Ltdy-irnith Hardware Ccmpsny  LADYSHITH IRON-& STOVE WORKS CO., LTD."  ���������j-n-"-*'-'**--*-'"-���������"���������"  BARGAINS  EXTENSION  TABLE       $7.00  GILDED -ENNAMEL   BEI)STI-:AI>   : .....'    $('1,110  STNGLE BED COUC'TI  $5.00  POLISHED  WASH-STAND  ...  $2.25  One piece Lenolium, . 12x12  ft;.  Extra heavy, <10 cents per square*  yard.  Don't forget to ask  for your ticket  o n  the  KITCHEN   QUEEN   CABINET.  G PEIERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St  $300���������Cash and $250 on lime, buys a  nice 7-roomed bouse. Everything in  first-class   order.  $1.0���������Per. month rents a nh'c bouse on  Second Avenue. Spl.nlid cellar.  Chiel.cn   and   Wasli-lioi.se**;.  For Sale.���������Pure Bred Gordon seller  dogs, best pedigres. Also Black  C,'oc!*.cr   Spaniel.  Houses   to   rent.    Call   and   get, rar-  (iculars.  j Fire,   Life   .ind   Accident  Ii-surnii"c.  j    Deeds,   Wills,     Mdi-l.p;ap,i.-s,   CHn-  . tracls   and   Agreement!-   Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     *       NotaryJ'ubHc  P. O. BOX 268  Dr.   Dicr's   ofTice   is   open  evenings  and   appointments, can   be '-made,   for  work at any lime  through   the week.  Only   first-class   dental  work'   i.s turned out and  it is. done, at  reasonable  prices  st  BOOTS  AND SHOES  AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing  and  making   to  order   a  speciality.  THOHAS   MCEWAiN  .1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, -B. C.  no. MILES  ontractor  and Builder  hex  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and  at reasonable rates.  High St.-. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.   '  REPAIRING  of  all kinds  pror  attended to.    Shop on Gatacre    ������������������  1  Q.  I aslors  Lad   its' ji c Ctrfs' (Io-. I es A!ace  Order.  PERFECT FIT GtfARANl'K '. >,  ^ADYSMITH,   B. C.  -j  ���������l   AJ


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