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Array * riSg/S^-^J&i  \^-fM^42������ fff W^,.*>;'*--.ri;*.'. ;. x  V  VAJL X  IIIURSDAY, SEPT 27,    190G  f  Jtf-.'Jc.WL.  M������Y HAVE  A UHIVE  ****  Montreal, Sept. 2tt.���������The'Methodist  i'%  ���������general conference thi.s morning     ad-  jH  ���������pted the rct������mmendut'on of the  Education Committee with reference  to memorial from University Club  of Nolson, I*. C, regarding tho establishment of the Provincial Un.i-  ���������vefsity of British Columbia. That  the general conference commit this  matter to the Board of Columbian  Methodist College to co-operate in  building up of common university  asjn their,wisdom may seem \6 be  in best  interests rof higher education  i t     n ���������* *  of ��������� tho province, and in thc meantime to carry on the present work  with greatest possible, efficiency, and  -With   view,  to  ultimate co-operation  with  the _ common  university' of   the  '   '   * ' '     '  ' '  province,  and    for  tkis   purpose     we  rec*nimend their' work   to thc board'  of .Education.    .The   conference   also  approved    of   other   recommendations  of committee" and elected a board to  foe known   as      Board  of 'Education  of Methodist church,  which will have  - control of^all works'of tho^education  al Society. ' \,  *   The following is'the   new- Board or  " Education: Itev. Dr. Potts, Chancel  lor Burwash. Principal Sparling,  "President Allison, Principal Shall;  Dr. Andrews, Dr.- Torrey Principal  Kiddell, Rev. .las. Allen, Rev. Alfred Lavell, G. F. Johnston Prof.  Oflb*rne, If. H. Fudger,. N. W. Ro-  well, ^ W. J. Robertson, C." li. ICen-  ���������oleytSide, Dr., James 'Mills and Principal  Sipprell.  SEP 291906  [dF-GENERAL AND HIS  PARTY VISIT LADYSMITH  DGER  BIYK &MMS  UTfD DE-  NUNCIATIQNS OF IK  ^i>d?TiMilfri!  -������. 4^-  1S  iiL'vcstigat'in.  It  is only-,a' faint      clues, Hint     thc  DWCHDRAKE 10  BUILD NOVEL  MONUMENT  MAYHAVf  BEEN MUKDEKEl)  The entire crew of the lushing schooner Nellie Coleman and several miners, who had taken passage on the  boat for the trip to Scuttle, may  have been murdered says Lhe Seattle  Times. A circumstantial story of  crime" has-been" reported'to the police  and-that departtinont, acting with the  United States district ailorney,  it.'    '  polio- have   to  follow,   but there    arc;  . \    .  -. ...  circumstances ccr-muieled with the (lis  appearance of the boat so suspicious  that  the story  will  be  run down.    '  Thc'Coleman sailed from Unga "No  \ember 10th "for Seattle <*iicl has not  been seen since. ��������� Long ago her own:  ei-s, thc Seattle & Alaska 'Fish com*;  pany, <ga*>e the boat up for lost aud  friends of those aboard- the Coleman  decided the passc-ngci.fi and.crew were  ���������lost at' sea in one of the storms that  raged, in" "soVthern waters' late last  year. -   -  Jphn'PahikKaliit, a fisl.cmui.ii who  was ,working in the North while tho  Coleman" was there, brings a story  that .hints at wholesale murder -and,  the scuttling-  of* the boat.   PahiUkal-  ia  first, .heard  of   the   Coleman's loss  *. .       .- -  when, he. returned to San Francisco,  and lhc suspicious'circumstances tJ*at|  point to si'lrageiiy " He "crime to .Seattle yesterday find reported . the  story to  Police*  Clerk Will .Kent  Earl Grey, Governor General of  Canada, and his .party visited Ladysmith this afternoon, and spent, as  they stated upon departure, a very'  enjoyable half hour, during which  "Mayor N.icholson read an address  presented on rye-half" of the council  of the City of Ljadysmitlr.     i  His Excellency, Earl Grey, responded with a few words o( thanks  fot the well wishes of the people,  speaking also of the pleasure which  his trip is.according himself- and his  party.  eral other gentlemen,, were awaiting  the party on the platform, "cv-hile  about throe sides oi it the school  children were drawn up in nicely ordered lines, their ranks interspersed  with  nags and bunting.  The party issuing from the coach  consisted of Their Excellencies Lord  and  Lady   Grey,'   Lady   Sybil,    Lady  Evelyn,   I-Jis  Honor  Lieutenant Gov- ,���������   ,������������������,���������"..������������������,,,,.. >,.,,... ���������    . ��������� . .  -���������    r . ,  ���������,        ��������� , m  the  remarkable  bullel-proui   shield  ernor Jas. Dunsimiir and Airs. Duns���������J-  muir, Bliss Dunsimiir, "Jlujor Audain,   which htlS ljw-u i������ventod by a young  TRYING THE  ITALIAN'S NEW  BULLET PROOF SI1IILP  Army   experts   are   much   interested  f.  -Mr*-  Capt. Trotter, A.D.Chanel .Mr. ,Lcve-  Promptly' at 1:45 thc  special train j sou Cower,  consisting of the Governor General's  . Immediately upon  the party reach-  cars,  York and Cornwall,  and a din-   in-g the pla-lforin,  thc strains of God  Save the King rang out from" tho  ranks of the school children. Following 1,1)..- si!!:������������������:.������������������������������������ of tire National  Aivthcm, Mayor Nicholson read ihe  presentation,' which was listened to  Willi   the - greatest    of attention  by  ing, car, drew jnto the*, station, the  roar coaoh stopping opposite a prettily decorated platform which had  been erected in readiness for thc reception of  the Governor's   party'.  Mayor NioholsoTn and Aid. Malone,  of-the     Council   froard,  in company ' I-I is Excellency. ,  with the clergy of the city aiid sev- '    The address was as follows  t  t  %  t  t  To Hi's Excellency, the Right Honorable Sir Albert Henry ���������  George, Earl Grey, Viscount Howick, Baron Grey, of*  Howick, Knight Grand Cross of the most distinguished ���������  Order ot St. Michael and St. George, Governor-general ���������  of Canada.'  % May it please Your Excellency:  A >  m  KIDNAPPING ^  -������g]   IN ALASKA   *������������������"*   Spokane, Sept. 27.���������'������������������Dutch Jake '  Goetz is to erect a $250 monument  over the grave oi Bill, the jackass,  which was instrumental in discovering the famous Bunker Hill and Sullivan mine,,, and, incidentally, in  bringing, ajliout $165,000 into Mr.  Goetz's capacious pocket.  The tale of the diccovoip. of -Un*  mine is one that Mr. Goetz never  tires of recounting.  In Uie autumn of 1885, the story  runs, N. S. Kellogg, ,who was Qvullfy  staked by Cooper and Peck, took to  Murray some samples of ore,, which  his employers declared worthless.  He met Phil O'Rourkc, however who  said they were of value.  Harry Baer and Goetz then grubstaked Keilog and O'Rouike to locate -the ground from which the samples had been taken. These men, on  the second day "of their expedition,  chanced upon Bill, the jackass which  had-striayied from Cooper and fleck's  camp,- and pressed it into service.  One day' thc animal escaped from  thc two prospectors, and when  they  found it Browsing on  the   mountain      T,     ....     f      ,,     .. ... ,  side it had pawed up a q-uantitv   of  Xr^ifl        *     '" "^V^11^  moss and earth, disclosing, the   'crop ."'^V cl>^������I������orishrp .is  circled,  hav-  pings of the Bunker HrllledRc      ���������       W& ,K'������n WOa hv Kent aftcr a   *-,aI>  Cooper .and    Peck then instituted   tlcu'arIy ������-^ting  soaaon,    Never  gruDstake    law, alleging    that    the thc 'honos bocu 'bpbfccr   tt^rv*(l  Seattle, Sept. 27.���������A writ of habeas corpus lias been ordered by the  superior court' on the petition of  Celia Dougherty, returnable today,  on the b-pdy of a certain female  minor child named Delois, who is al-  legod to _hn _ j.lloa*ally_ testrained of  her libbrty, and is in custody at tiro  Seattle hotel, by Edna Nelson, E.E.  Dilly and Jane Tjilly, his wife, ' The  petition recites that the latter aie  now ou their way to thc East, en  route from \\ liite-hoJ.se, Yukon tci-  litory, Alaskd, and that by agiec-  ineiit* with the parties, she is entitled to the custody of thc child,"* but  that the child was stolen by Edna  Nelson from all'urrt, and that it will,  he for the /best interests of the child  to be returned to her care and that  of Mr. Oscar Doug-herly, lior hus-  hnnd.  CRICKET  EIGHT  IS  ENDED.  E, the Citizens of Ladysmith, uvtend to Your Evcellcncy ������;.  and Lady Grey,-hearty greetings on the occasion of your**  visit to our City.     '- ' ^  ��������� The name of our City   will  at once   associate   itself   in ���������  ������ your mind' with the recent South African War and especially with ���������>  Y that trying period, in  the History of our  Nation during  which the J������"  ��������� ���������town after which we "were named, sustained- the horrors  of siege in ���������  ��������� -   - "*- ���������  a the face of overwhelming odds. ���������  ��������� The gallant defence of the  .honour of their "country iu upholding ^  T its'  National character  for  bravery and endurance has   won for the Y  ��������� - i Y  4 name of Ladysmith a place of  affection- in  every  English speaking y  ��������� ���������  a 'breast.         ;-_-^       ^_    t> _         r_ ;..i_, ^;, , - - ,     <.  !t        Your Excellency's long- association with  the; Province of Rhode- ^  ��������� sia will  probably-have given you an unijfeic insight into the history ,������  ��������� of the Country and you_ will have  shared,   to  an  especial    degree, ���������  ��������� ���������  A the    sustained interest of the   World in thc Drama that was  there ^  **f enacted. s 2  Italian   i-eitaurant     waiter,   JSrnb&to  Jieucdetti.   It is'said  to be  the only  bullet-proof material   which hus  beoii  made'    io     withstand     bulleis     and  Sword    Lhrustb.   fao   great  is   the in-  \Wtor's" laith iu his bbieldiihat at a  recent j-deinonstrauou   he   olfered     to  wear oiio"'siiaped like a li\-er-pad,and  let  anybody >*,\ ho  chose  fine at     him  t    >  all day long ax close'range.   I-'indmc  tho   c-halleuge   un-accepted,   Benedetti  fastened the shield to  tlie side of    a  horse  and   did  the  shooting-  hims.elf.  The horse  was no't hurt at all.   The  bullets  "weie   found  flattened  against  the surface of'the shield,   which had  ' j .*-       ,      - . ^  proved itself impenetrable.    In  order  to prove further' that the shield not  ���������> j only stops the' bullet but robs it of  f a all impact force as well, a knapsack  ,was\.siispendcd in the air, with a  glass of water upon it, so full that  fhe'-slightest shock would have caused some of thc water to be spilled,  and fire was opened at short range  without a drop being spilled. ^Glass  plates were then placed inside the  Unnpsack, and an empty flask stripped of its stiaw covering, almost  touching- the shield; but neither the  plates nor   tho flask , were  fractured.  ��������� It is  our'hope that the Citizens of our Town  may emulate   the  A  4 exjjniplc of their sponsors and ever he ready to sacrifice their in-  Yteresls and  to offer their best Tor.the good of  the Empire.  ��������� Wc rejoice lo hear that Your -Excellencies' visit has biccn fraught  ��������������������������� with pleasure to you lnot-h and we trust that you may have a safe  ������ return to Ottawa and long Uie spared to administer and to serve  ���������His Most  Gracious Majesty  with  that  conspicuous  ability you have  ��������� already displayed  in various  parts of our great Empire. ���������  ��������� Signed  on behalf of the Municipal  Council  and  the  Citizens    of   ���������>  A / *Jr  ������ Ladysmith,  at Ladysmith  this   27th  day  of  September,  one thous-  .j.  4* ami nino hundred and six. T  Havana, Sept. '26.��������� A meeting ol  ike Moderate .National Asse-ablx  was hasiily culled today to decide  whether some wuy could be devised  to settle thc present didieulty with- '  out American intervention. Those pre  s������ent included Vice President aion-  dCi- Capote, and nearly all the members  of the   cabincit and Congress.  Thc pent ui������ indignatioii 'against  the American pc������i:o commissioners  straight away broke forth. ' Several  met*. loudly condemned Secretary  Tart and Assistant Secretary Bacon,  who were declared to have shown  partiality ia bucking the rebels. Tho  speakers shouted denunciations o  the American government, and hotly  insisted that the Moderate party  should appeal to the Powers of the  world.  It was agreed that at the session  of'Congress Friday the resignation  of President Palma would be tabled  pending the, negotiations. It was-'the  ultimatum issued by Messrs Taft  and Bacon that brought' the. Moderates 'to agree to these conciliatory  methods. ^  Secretary  Taft  said   today,     "The   ���������  Moderates determined   to  force  inter-  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  J.   NICHOLSON,   Mayor.  J.  STEWART,  C.M.C.  (���������^���������^���������^������������������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������..���������.���������.?  jackass represented them. After a  suit for a part of the mine, on the  long battle thrpmgh two courts,  Judge Norman Buck decided in their  favor at Boise. The jackass was in  the court room, as "exhibit a." The  Diine was then valued at $-1,000,000,  but it is now held at $17,000,000,  Immediately after the decision was  made Kellogig; purchased Bill for  $250 cash., and employed) Charles Robinson to take the animal fn his  home at Forest Grove, Ore/ and:-carp  for 'him as  long as he lived,  for  That thoy are thc strongest side in  the country is beyond clou'bjt,' and  every man in the team, can pride  himself on the    fact that at    some  His Excellency, in answer lo the  above, spoke briefly of thc pleasure  which the words of the address af-  foided him. Referring to lhe na-me  01 the city "Ladysmith" which, as  the addi'css had stated, b-rou-ght to  mind the scenes of the recent trials  in South Africa, His Excellency  stated that at that time Jana\a  had replied promptly to the ..all of  her country, and he was sure that  if any future lime a call was to bc  made upon the Dominion for further  help in sptuading or .enforcing tho  laws of the British Empite, Ladysmith, on V-aincouver -Ishi/nd,��������� ������������������w'ou.luY  be thc first to respond. The many  ranks of children* in evidence had as-  surrod hinr that there would bc no  lack of nuni-bers if the time of need-  ever came.   _  With a few more pleasant remarks  und aj-jain offering his  thanks  for thc  time or  other   during  the .season he  has done something to assist mater-1 expression of  loyalty, of  the citizens  hilly iii placing his county at the  head of affairs.  > Although the county championship  has been in exist-once for twenty.one  years,) and there are now sixteen  counties engaged in the corupcti tion  the honors have been divided half a  dozen times. Surrey won the championship  on  eight occasions,     /ork-  a  saiairy of $50 a .month  That was 21 years ago, and Bill ' s**'rc on seven. Notts and Lancash-  was ibut 6 years of age at that ire ^wicD oacl1 aiu* rCe"1^ once. In  time. The latter part of August he 188a Surrey;'Notts JfcKl ilfca-ncashirc  passed to, the place where all good t*e(* fov urs^ position.. Kent finished  donkeys go, and now it is aniitjunc- u'' with a percentage of .77.77; York  ed Mr. Goetz will honor the'estim- shire have finishod their county sea-  aWe 'beast's grave with the erection "son witl1 a percentage of 70.00.  of a marble shaft. The inscription Yorkshire's winning percentage la.-t  has not been determined upon. [ year was 71.12.  of Uidysniitlr, Earl Greyd-jrorrgilit his  speech to a close, while the children  sang the "Maple Leaf Forever."  After the children had done their  part towards tllie- enteirtia'wriir'cMt,  Ilis Excellency expressed himself as  delighted with the si-ngu-n-g, and going over to His Worship, M'ayor  Nicholsou, asked if there would he  any objection to him granting a holiday to the school children of thc  city. Upon b'eingj assured tha-t there  would be none, Earl Grey rqi/rested  Principal Hunter to -arrange with  thc proper authorities for a holiday  for the children, in rememffj-ra-nce of  his visit to the city.  dressed like liny fail ies, were lilted  upon the platfoim, carrying between  them an exquisite basket of flowers,  which they presented -to Lady Grey.  The genuine pleasure which this act  afforded Her Excellency was reflect-*,  cd upon her face, as she tciutcrH  kissed (ihe children while llio-nking  them for their beautiful gift. The  Governor General also shook hand*,  with the little girls, cnVijiiring (heir  names and whethei or not they worn  I wins.  W-hirst the train was being , made  ready for the party's visit to the  Extension mines, the "party on the  platform conversed on various* subjects, Their Excellencies, verv good  naturally posing for a photc������/?feph,  which was taken of the party and  school children surrounding. Miss  nunsnuiir also pliolc^raphed (Ire chil-i  dren, and will add lhc picture to  the souvenirs of the trip.  At 2:30 the train was in readiness, two of the cars having been  left on the siding, and amid the  cheers of the crowd, Km-1 Grey and  party boarded the train, which'bore  them away on their tour of inspection of the  Extension Mines.  The ease of Niimmoy vs. Wellinigltoi-,--'  Colliery company, in which the plain  tiff is sueing the company for damages resulting from the death of her  liushhnd in the Extension Mines ea,iuo  up for hearing this morning before/  Judge Harrison, and after some of  thc  evidence  had    (been  taken,     thc  ���������heur't).g   was  aidjcirrrued   until'    seven  Little Dolly  and    Mabel   Macklin, lo'clock this evening.  ACCIDENTS-HURT  ENGLISH   PRIDE  London, Sept. 27.���������It is curious,  but, nevertheless a fact, that the average Englishman prides himself  more upon his railway than-any oth-  ei national possession. The country  is so small that there grows up between the .people and their railways  an intimate association which is especially strong as regards, the three  gioat main routes to the North.  Without understanding, this 'tcling  an American could hardly irpreciato  how the SalistUfc-y accident jl-, ������������������ ng  lish pride, and how deep was the  sympathy for the American victims  The recollection "of Salisbury Ira J  scarcely died out before .noth--'* >--  cident  startled the country.  Only twelve were killed when the  Scotch express was wrecked last  week, hut the two tragedies have so  sin red the public mind that nothing  else is talked .-fcout. Oorejlgn happenings sink into insignificance compared with the amazingly sudden  death met by thc sleeping passeng-  eis at   Grantham.  Tn this most people see the passing  of (he proud 'boast that England's  uiliohds are the safest in the world  and incompaioibly superior in this  respect to American lines. -A tremendous outcry is being raised for  liK-i eased pi ('cautions, and the- rail-  toad companies doubtless will bc  loiced to adopt extra devices for safety, whether they believe them practical* or-not. The agitation hardly  appears justified, as the latest accident seems to have heen one of thc  affairs-of which there, could have ���������LlffU  no warning. V   ���������%.0-������*k>���������:   New York, Scpti 27.��������� Capt. Geo.  K. Boynton, of South America, and  Lewis M. Thompson, a lawyer of  this- city, today were discharged-  from custody by. a United States  commissioner before whom they had  Vjjren nrraivgjkd on a change of having;  Tn their possession hubs and dies  for the production of the- Bolivar silver dollar of Venezuela. Counsel foij  the defendants contended that the  federal statutes made a distinction  of dies to counterfeit United. States  coin and the money of another coun-  ixy, arguing that proof must be cs-  t'-AWished that it was intended to  engage in the counterfeiting within  the jurisdiction of the, United IStates,  Thc commissioner upheld this contention, and as the prisoner showed  that they had planned to make their  coins in the delta of the Orinoco,  the case was dismissed. 1  vention by the recognition oilicers,  thus leaving- atla,irs in' our hands.  I feel certain that a settlement is  possible .only along the lines sugige&u  cd, by iis. Wo informed both thu  Moderates and Uie Liberals that unless they were willing to' listen lo  reason the Lnited 'States must enforce a settlement. 1 told them that-  a proclamation would be issued es-,  lablishing-   a military government' ori  the island, that this would   continue.-  - . ���������   ... *  only so. long ,as necessary, 'as tcV"-*"ro". *-  store order and. insure the -holding;*!; -  of new and fair general elections, I  made it plain that this mediatory  government would surrender the conduct ot affairs to the person fairly  elected as soon as the*, could fairly establish themsehes.  Whatever thc outcome of the'negotiations it -is felt here that there  will be no need for all the American marines iu reach, t as there is lit  confidence put in thc Liberal leaders  lo control their men. Secretary Ta'-l  declared ihat if necessary landings .  would be made not only at Havana  and Cienfurg-os,   but   at other points.  General  Frederick Funston   is     expected   here  tomorrow."  Havana, Sept. 1*0.���������President Palma through others today permitted  it to be indicated that he had mls-  sundorstood Secy, lafts letter to  some extent, and that he might be  willing to lesumo negotiations/ but  at a Moderate Assembly called this -  afternoon, most' fiery denunciation"*,  of the United States' conduct were  delivered. Some of the speakers in  favor of appealing to the World vf/ow  ers, and others even talked of dynamiting- American property. Officers  of the rural guard \-ho were present  applauded 1he -n/teranees  WM. SLOAN INVESTS  IN REAL ESTATE  Saskatoon, Sept. 26.���������Mr. William  Sloan, jr. P., representing Comox-  Atlin in the Dominion parliament,  closed a cieal with Sutherland, Eng-On:  ������ Hanson yesterday for 1(> lots on'  Twenty-third street, one block east  oj the recently acquired station  grounds.ot the C. P. R. The C. P.  R. paid ������10,000. The land s immediately west of the Regina-Prince  Albert line of the O. N. II. Significance is 1-mt to the purchase, because of the move now afloat to  havethc C. N. R- and G. T. P. -*>*ect  a union depot near there.   '���������k-O-n.   The following notice is posted at a  rural resort on the banks of a mill-  pond:  "Week's Board Free to the Man  .who can hit the Alligator with a  light-wood knot before he slides oft  the  log.'**���������A*lan*a   Constitution. i&'$'.-!!i~Xp'i??L v������:!iiV.:  J^O^*^A**?a^<2*n������*^,?***y?���������  i\^;.i.1'7^'-.^*fc*^r;'.;  THE LADYSMITH   DAILY  LEDGER  V3X*X������Sir*rtti*rW*m  ���������jr^g^  ���������"TiiF   dailv xmm  Pibliah������l  vrtitj   day   ���������xcept Snaday  ���������BY���������  'UIE DAILY LEDGER  COMPANY.  SUBSCRIPTION.  One  Year (Lb ,a*vanee)'- :��������� '%* 0������  One Month  _ ... _  ������0 ceats  ���������._-_-QFPmE-.AT. LADY-SMI-T-H.-  r -t*������r"'������^^������*-  VICTORIA  EXHIBITION  THURSDAY, SEPT'27,   190C  PREPARING FOR TLIE CZAR   %i   t l*ians, Sept. 20.���������A despatch to the  Kcho do 1'arih from Ban it/ on the  Bay of Biscay sajs that ijuai tert, arc  being prepared there for liinpeior  Nicholas and the Russian imperial  family, "who will 'soon join the  Grand Pn' o Alexanck-i* "MichacloMtch  ,and his family who recently arti\ed  nt Bairit/. The report is not credited here.  JOE  CITAMBIJHIAIS  IS ILL.  London, Sept. 2tf.���������Sir Joseph  Chamberlain i-> not, reco\ering fiom  the gout as uell as had been expect  ed \ Tt was dcilared recently that he  certainly would Kvep an appointment  to address a political meeting at  Nottingham on October 12, but now  it is announced that on the advice of  physicians he has cancelled all engagements for this autumn Mr Cham  foerlain is able -o drive about thc  grounds of his ���������Birmingham icsidcn  c-p but still  he  is   far from  well  TOO  MANY  TTITfrcCTORS.  Boston,     Mass.,   Sept.   26.���������At  thc  i  annual nicetln-j- of the Boston and  Albany Railroad hold here today, the  stockholders voted to reduce the  number of directors from 11 to ci.  Two var-an'-les Jn tho Board ���������therefore wcre not filled Tho old board  jv\ as  re elected.  BUitNIiD TO DEATH,  Malone/ N. Y., Sept. 26.��������� Two  girls, eight and ten years of age,  (daughters "of -Mrs. A. Carrow were  [burned to death in their bed at  Tupper Lake today. ,.Their mothe.-  "was seveily burned abTyit the face  and handsj ia trying- to rescue than-.   o-   MAKE BIG   HAUL. ���������  ILonlti-feal, Sept. 26.-��������� Ca*.������ad|iuin.  Custom, authorities ha\e jubl made  important seizure of ten thousand  dollars worth of joweliy brought into Canada by \\". J. (Jrant, tra\c*Uei  lor a British jewelry firm. Giant  came over on the Virginian', ��������� and  A-,hen lea\injj the steamer declared  ,lhat ho had two hundred dollars  rworth of jewelry. Olno'ers noticed  that his clothing appeared very bulky, and on seaichmg him a large  quantity of jewelry was disco\eiod.  Search of his baggage revealed other  goods which he had failed to declare.  jHe should have paid considei able  over a thousand dollars duty. Case  is still under consideration by the  custom authorities.  Today's   Programme   of   the  Yutona  Kxhibii ion.  Thursday.  1 i>.  m.���������Giand   stock    parade  pn/to  winuoisj."  2 p. m.���������Horse races. Between  heats*., second lound bronco busting  competition.  d p. in.���������Tug-of-\\ar for Playeis'  i hallehgc cup. Al u������n)al programme,  including *.ocal selections by Alis.  Anne Ik-atrice Sheldon, of I"oi tland,  Uie. Baud Concert..-  Priday.  1.30 p. m.���������Stocr. parade of pri-/o  uinners.  2 j). in.���������Horse rates. Between  boats, third lound bronco busting  competition.  3 p.m.���������Band Concert, Nanaimo  Band.  y p.  m.���������Second  of Tug-of-war series  for   Plajers*   challongx*  cup.    Mus-  cal  prog i amnio,   including  vocal   selections   by  Mi&.   Anne   Beatrice  Sheldon, of Portland,' Ore   Band conceit  Saturday.  S p. m.���������Horse races.  "3 p. m.-Band concert. Final rounds  bronco'busliinp competition.  ������ p. m.���������Finals Tug-of-war competition for Players' challenge cup. "Musical programme, including vocal selections by Sirs. Anne Beatrice Sheldon,  of .Portland,  Ore. Band concert  B fjpj'li m* i****~*r!-^r.r^^  ^/35SEis**f***tra iw$ g  ���������v|fl'  m  Liberal Premiums & Valuable Prizes���������The Best Stock "  Market in the Province���������Live Stock Parade Daily��������� 3<:  Days Horse Racing���������$5,000 in Purses and Valuable^  Trophy Cups���������SpV .did New Attractions including"  Grand Broncho Busting Competition for Championship, ���������  of British Columbia  lire following     programme will he  rendered by ths Nanaimo  Silver Cornet  Band    at   the   Victoria    Exhibition on  fiiday afternoon.   :  . March���������Precosia,   M.   Avery.  Air Varied���������Rousseau's Dream, PI.  Round.  Wnllz���������Wedcling of the Winds, J.  T.  Hall.  Trombone Solo���������Pamposo Polka,  G-.   Jennings,   (J- "Low-der,   jr.)  Welsh Fantasa���������Llewellyn, the Hereof   Wales,   IT.   Round. (  .  Robin PolKa���������T.  TT. Rollin-son.  Owind ftelect.inn���������Maritana, Wallace  Negro "Banco���������Way "Down in Georgia,  Bnlhey'.   o   Montreal, Sept. 20.���������A Are caused  by children playing with matches in  a woodyard on the upper St. Lawrence late- this afternoon destroyed  fourteen buildings ana rendered 30  families   homeless.  The Imi ned section was the suburban mimiijpality of St. Louis and  a defective water supply-hampered  the biignde The loss is ������100,000  with  si\l\     per cent   insurance.  Union-male Capital & Nugget Cigars  ARE LIKE 1FU2. EJEVJL.  St. Joseph, Mo., Sept. iiG.-iDem-  ������crats who claim President Rodse-  rvelt is the best, Democrat that e\or  eat .in the White House, are Hive  the Devil when he offered Christ all  the kingdoms on earth, if thc Saviour would do'his (bidding," said Jos  N. Cannon, speaker of the National  House  of representatives',  in  an     in-  .Minard's  where.  Liniment for sale  every  Esquimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  VICTORIA EXHIBITION-  1 ���������    K - : ���������  SPECIAL   EXCURSION   RATES  j  to Victoria. RETURN TICKET Irom Ladysmith to  Victoria $2.00. Good from Sept. 35 to 30th.  i *������ , **���������%  REGULAR   TRAIN   SERVICE  ' . Geo, jU. CoLirtney,  DistrictuPasscnger Agent  58 Government St.,'Victoria, B.C. - ;'��������� '        ,.  Lot Jones, Prop, ... ,j  Best Supplied Bar in Town  ,    , (Half 3Jock.,from..Depot.) ,  .j  GATACRE  STREET-,,   Ladysmith.  rf^(,**i*',J."i**l'*���������*���������������������������������  SPECIAL EXCURSION  KATES FROH ALL POINTS    -  9)mmamMm9mm9^mmmacmmmmmi������*t=ji���������m������9ni* himniji xniKuxscsHa������Ljumj.*ms9nKi>misx "������������������������������������������*���������������������������>���������> wi -m nw ��������� mi ��������� ��������� i a-i���������iu^_  For entry blanks,  Prize L ists and other information, Address,  A. J. Morley, Mayor, President ���������r��������� J, E. Smart, Secretay ||  ins ^asaar jwmir&muamsm: ztswtsi  Syaopsis of Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  Any available Dominion Lands  within the Railway Belt in British  Columbia, may bt hon'iesteaded hy  any person who is the sole head of  A family, or any male over e glrteen  years of age, to the extemt of one-  quarter section of ICO acres, moie  or leis.  Entry must be made personally at  the local land oflice for the district  In which the land Is situate,  The homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected therewith, under one of the following  plans:  (1) At least six months' residence  upon and cultivation of tire laird in  each year for three years.  (2) If the father, (or mother, il the  father is deceased), of the homestead*,  er resides upon a farm In the vicinity of the land entered for, the ' re-'  quireniciits -as to residence may be;  satisfied by such person residing with'  the father or mother.  (3)  If the settler has    his permanent residence upon farming laud own  ed hy him In the vicinity of his borne;  stead,   tljo rci-Hirementi at to   residence may  be   satis/led by wsid'-acj-:  upon the said land.  Six   moirthe'   notice     In    -writi.--..  (should be given to the Commissioner  ol Domi-iiun Lands at Ottawa of intention to apply for patent. _    ;  CoaJ land's may be purchased at $10  per acn* lor soil coal and $20 for  anthracite. Net more than 320  acres can he aoqnired by one Individual' or company. Royalty at the  rate ol ten cents per ton of 2,0u(.  pounds shall be collected on the  gross output.  W.   W.  CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of Interior  Under|NewJManaement  hOTELWiLSON  Jus. R. McKinnell, Prop.  NANAIMO  Commercial Mens'' headaiarters. *.  Modern and    Strictly First Class  1 " Fire Proof    Buildint*.  Try Capital and Nuggei Cigars  When in need -ot^a.. refreshing.  i���������i  NURSERIES, & SEED HOUSE* <  ���������j   ��������� O-- 'l&Xi  Large Stock of Homegrown  ��������� Fruit and  Ornamental Trees  now    matured for the   Pall  Trade.  'm  m  ,o-  Shave, Haircut, ,'Beard Trimming,!  Bath, etc., etc., calif at  THOMAS liEWIS!  Shaving Parlors, etc.,  High Street  i Special ^ appointments for <��������� Ladies  Massages and^Shampoos. ������������������ -iuv'*.  Best'accomodation afor,'transient  ������nd permanent boarders ana lodVers.  ora"Sii .'V.ttbTteiJ  This new, Hotel-has been comfortably furnished, and the bar Is rap-to-  -1������te.    Rates' ll.M a'day " and    ������p-  w������.rds. *- * *   v  WM. BEVERIDGE, Pros.  *f  ���������*������laaail������ ^r *ii* '{im:"?**:'Ladirersilth  Fletcher Bros.   ��������� ..neaiersi in ....  Pianos |& Organs  P   VOU   WANT AOOOD   PAIN FROM. A BURN PROMPTLY  RELIEVED BY CHAMBERLAIN'S PATN BALM.  A little child of Michael Strauss^  of Vernon, Conn., was recently in  great pain from a burn on the hand,  and as cold applications only increased the inflammation, Mr. Straus  came to Mr. James N. Nichols, a  local merchant, Tor something to  stop the pain. Mr. Nichols says' "1  advised him to use Chamberlain's  Pain Balm, and the first application  drew out thc inflam,nration and gavo  immediate relief. I have used this  liniment myself and recommend it  very often for cuts,  burns,    strains,  jterview   today.  "llio Devil claimed all the cai-Lh, [and. lame back, and have never known  ���������but ho did not own a damned toot it to.. disappoint." For sale by  of it,"  exclaimed Cannon. Ladysmith Pharmacy. .  JO^OOOOOW^PCOO^OOOdJ  Ask for  "���������m-waS**"**?*!  DUNDEE  -The Cream of Scotch Whiskies  iY GO  Sole  Agents for B. C.  3^<  Pir^t Class   Meal   ���������  CALL AT���������  J. X. Smith's Restauraat  ALWAYS OPEN " FIRST AVENUE.  . .     Al    A  Ladysmith, B.C  , No expense, loss or delay.!*  of fumigation or inspection  ' "'Headquarters" for' Pacific"  Coast grown" Garden,' Field,1 %  and Flower Sieeds in season"!,'1  Bee Supplies, Spray Pump$  iVhafe Oil Soap, Greenhouse  Plants, Cut Flowers, Bulbs  " For FaH Planting ^  Wc do business on our-own^  ".rounds���������np rent to pay. and^ci  are'   prepared   to meet   all:  competition. '        ^  Let me price you'f list be- .^  fore placing y0ur order.  ' Catalogue' Free.,        ,  MS*1  j iihi  ,     M. J. HENRY,4  3oio Westminster Road  ^4  / VANCOUVER        1,od|  Plumbing and Tinsmilhing  DONE1 AT  Reasonable Prices  J. ANDERSON  Leave orders at Peterson's) Fun-  ture Store, or telephoae No 54..���������  Sunlight Soap Is better than other ������oap(, bnt  8 beat when used iii the Sunlight way.  Buy Sa-illjfht Si'ip an J follow Directions   *  {���������**l<4-4.<f ���������Hv*********** ****** +*********************'*"+������*+  Expr  Light Teaming.  Orders Witb-  FJ.RST   AVENUET  ORK  Wood ar     Bark   for sale.    See  J.  KEMP, or   leave  W. CARTER.  PHONE     6,0.  ,������..������..���������..������������������.������������������o..������.....������........������..o..0.���������������..  ���������.������..������.. ������������������������������..������������������ r  ^������������..i..*..a..t..������..*..  First   Class  R1QS fOR H1RE|  WOOD AND BARK FOR S ALE" AND    DELIVERED.  <r<���������>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������"���������������������������������������������  f  I  |     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  ������  SSJ PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND  ^ D       a "'   ,    ���������    '    SILVER ORES.  i.   -*      v*.   ���������   , .        i    .   , ! '  ^ISmelting Works at  JLADYSKlITH,   B.C.  >Z  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON.  HEAD OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION.  :yancpfer;ij8lanil, B,C. General Manager! I  TH6CITY MHRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  *8k-MeW%*^- LadysiriitH B ���������  EXP RE    SS WORK.  DAVID JOHNSON  PHONE 66 LADYSMITH  .<���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������..* <  .*���������.**.**���������������������������������.*������...���������....  | STOVES! STOVES! ]  { we are making HEATERS and RANGES of |  * Latest Styles'and Newest Patterns--We do |  | A!| kinds of Foundry and Repair Work ?  I Nickei Plating in all its branches a Specialty |  ? . . ��������� -���������i  ��������� ���������'.*- *  I Ladysmith Stove & Iron Works Co. Ld j  I.  TELEPHONE 53  <���������<���������������������.*>���������������������������*���������< ������*>������^������w������.^.t0.,^M^^O0M0..o..o���������>..j.,p..o..o;.a������*O'*������'������e',o  P. O. Box 42.  .o..s..'i..������..*..a..*..s..������..t>..*..*..*������*~.. ���������������������"!  PAINTING   AND  FAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done ��������� ��������� "���������'"   Orders Promptly    Execute  S   ROEDD8NG    -   ��������� - r   LADYSM1TH1  L AD VSMI TH TR A N S FE R St A B LE 1  ^gl^^^***-*^.*^^^^^^ ..."im  PIANOS,     ORGANS ; AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE -MOV*     .  ED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY. ;.���������'..,  St������.blM In the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbott ford  Leave orders at   the      4  A. J. WASKETT PRQP.  ��������� > +-+-*-*r* +-.*4.+<i>-*~o4.4++~4>*-*-4 4.+���������* ������������������> ��������� ���������������������������* ��������� 4 .  *< :  I  WM. MUNSIE? President   .J. W. COBURN, Managing Dlroctor.  .   Telephane 4-6.  Mi tadjlili Luier Co, Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH-���������������- s W"-      Mr^i  Si-iirigles a Specialty  MANUFACTURERS OF-*--  Roug-li and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumbers  LATHS,  SHINGLES, MO ULDINGS,     ETC.,    of    the BEST  QUALITY SEASONED.     AND   DRIED    FLOORINGS     AND  FINISHING LUMBER IN STOCK I  ���������*J������!������'*������������_������aiSrera^������f(i *!;v^.?.i;Vl  y-'V.t&.'.r-.,*  ;*>.'*::v'-.--A ���������.������������������-.  ���������A^*&- 'ffi*. */>  ^M^Si^^lfey^Sli^-^^'i'  THU LADYSMITH DAILY    LEDGER  Ticket and  Freight Oflice, 75  /   Government Street.  2; Tanscontinental   *}  c -Trains Daily      ������  The' New Train  ORIENTA- LIMITE D   ,  -   ^      Tke  Traia of  Ease,   Elegance,   Excellence.  Every mile  a  picture,   and  no smoke to spoil  the   view.  Through Compartment,   Observation' and  Pullman Sleepers;     alto,  Through    Tourist,  Cars to Chicago.'  Atantie Steamship Ouslncsi to Europe  i* our Specialty  '-   Union    Terminals   with   all  Steamer lines. '  Berth reservations  by iwiiel  Great Northern S.S. Co.  FOR JAPAN AND CHINA.  Steamships Minnesota and Dakota Mil Irom Seattle for Japan''' and China ports at (re-  o>uenr dates. - Exact sailing  dates con bc secured upon application to any Great Northern representative.  S. 0., YERKES,  ,     AlG.P.A.,   Seattle, Wash.  K'.-'R: STEPHEN,  Gen.  Agent,   Victoria. B.C.  'r -���������'  Attention is called  to ~',i*e   tact that tha  Ogilvie 'Flour Hills   Co    Limited  ��������� ������ , .        ��������� **  makeis of  ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD    FLOl/R      have for some  (.lint *  past beeii producing Hour In a    vastly   impio������e<l an-'   pisil''   '   * >rm  I.V  the *!-i ofrLCOHICI1\  and   h^Mnj;  M-uned  conlioi  of   a'I   tie basic p-tlenl*-   rt-Mtlrif   ���������}���������.'���������������������������  ���������o, ca-.e ri..o opf >: ttn-'t y < r -dnsini'   the  public that  .my   un.itith-  oriicd users ol  tbe elpetLical    'ivur   puilfying processes   wil1    ���������- pn*-  %    BK'llt'Ml '  Ogslvio Flour Mills CoinpH-ay Liaii^ei  aro'. the cxijy xnillei-s iu Cauaia wh*o      i Flour  IMPFO/fMcNTS  Of IfT t & IV. '  'railway  :'e^i  i ���������������  ) t  I   )  1 )  ������������������M'  )!)ll  fi  rs^i'sj-r 7^^^  j������ i"tv r.Vi ��������� ��������� --"������������������ v - -��������� -"-*"���������' -'*'������������������--'  jifci'M ���������>> Ht.ii** ti.W.II'-'.w  'FAN?  ,  EXCELLENT  train Service  ' betwccn -  f  ^  GHICAeO, LONDON,  * HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  Am the Principal Business Centers of   '  Orftarlo, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  AIM TO BUFFALO, HEW YORK AND  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAOAR* FALLS, B  For Time Tables, etc, addre* F  OEO. W. VAUX,  AMlittat Gen'l l'ansenRer niitl Ticket A Kent  . ���������, MS ADAMS ST.. CHICAGO, ILL.  .\I maid's Lminiont Co.,  Limited  Dear Sus, ��������� While in tbe country  IasL summer 1 was bvully bitten by  iiiof-jjuitocs, so badly that 1 thoulght  I would be dis'i^iucd foi a eouple  of weeks. ' ,L wrfs -advised to'tiy  yoiu Lniiineut to allay thc iuitu-  iion',r and did so. The effect was  moio than I expected, a few.APpIica-  tions completely cm ing thc hiita-,  lion, nnd "pievcnting the biCes fiom  becoming sore. MINA'RD'S L1NI-  MICNT is also a lyoo-d aLlicle'lo keep  oft lhc mosquitoes.  You is l.i uly,    ���������  -  W.  A.  V. It.  'Sty* ."���������   " .'     NOTICE   .  ivProna    .this date the undersigned  iwllrnpt;-,ire responsible for any in-  ���������ebtednesg "' incurred except ou      a  Iwrit'tehbrher signed by the secretary  ftowlindV Machin.-  X V.  I.1- EXPLORATION &  DEVEL  Xx.    OPMENT CO., LTD/  Non.Personal Liability.  Victoria. B.C.. Ifav 18th. ������������������������*)������  i W. SILER.  *ENEKAL hXPRESS AND  ! DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY  DO** '-.   _  Leave orders' at tbe Abbotsford.  LODGES  LADYSMITH    TEMPLE,    No.    5���������  Rathbone Sisters, meets in the Odd  fellows' Hall   every 2nd    and   dtb  '  Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m.*  MRS. KATE TATE,  ���������   - M. of R. & C.  k ton in? fat? '.'  ! h������ b������ lurs jo.t tickets 'tet*   via  ibi ....   - ���������-:  ' Un Ling  INHABiTANISOF  SEVtVfV VILLAGES  RISE IN REV0L1  The only line" now making n UNIOJv  DEPOT" connections at ST. PAUL  aud MINNEAPOLIS witk th������  through trains from the Pacifl-  Coast.'  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TF "  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWES'  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  ,BETWEEN -  MINNEAPOLIS,-ST!   PAUL;   CIU  OAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CI'l \,  and ALL POINTS'EAST.  For complete information asV y  '-.'.cal agent or write.    .  ��������� F. W."> PARKER  -,   General   Ag*r������  10 3ni Ave., Seattle. "���������  St. retei-i,burg, Sept. 20.���������Grave  Agrarian-disorders have ' broken out  in lhe������piovince" of X'latk'a, tho centre  of disturbances being the important  district of "Mailinuibb, vvit,h a |-o-iul-  ation of o\er 100,000 whpre thc inhabitants of seventy villages are reported'to have loined in thc up-rising. ha\e disarmed and. expelled thc  police, and ni'''"pillaging and destroy  ing the residences of the land owners and devastating thc country T>o-  iails, are difhcult to obtain, but it  is rumored at Viatka that the administrative police commissionei s of  Mulbuish district^and eight of their  subordinates have been Killed.  Disorders have' also broken out in  the adjoining district of Cbis-lopol  -n TCazen province.' '  'J'lie i.uuU'iiipIat<.d imj.io.Linwits m  Uic-'i. X. ."\ lailutn j,'-' nou Uuhnii-  ' 1-, de idi d u��������� on\'iii.i, nid.ftd, an- \\el  iukL-i \a.\, s,it\-, ;,tsi, iua\>, (.'ulo.ii-t  . [ibej < oin,>ii-*e i|iu.e a ui ii.i.Ij, lc l.w-  ���������i1d^N(- ut woilv lor lUu i..i,.unfit i ol  H.u Liiiicni   \eai   .Hid  n'| ii-miiI ntfilu-  .It-HM-j.,!!..     tli>-    \l'l\      I .-^| C   III  i,f       Ml.l'  <>l um'iiI il.iJ,nul) 1 h -i- \\oi',s un  vnIikIi apj'i i*iii lal ion )m^ ..liuul. Ii.-ui  mad.' ' oiujii is-., uiiin^ i,-. -.���������.-.���������.n v. dik-l-  eii btidgi'* licluicn \k'(.ii,i ,u cl  Koi'injj's, |*tii' mi", it Coin ���������.1**1 ,<,]Miis  .villi naisi iii-i-, abiiLiii'iu*, at .-.btuMi-  ig.Mi laKe, ii-pla'-ini- all I Ik- itiheits  bet wet n \ikloua and liiiiiriins \MLh  ctmcicio -,.ii o^. btnidiue, ,v biu, 20' foot  .stoic aich at Millstiuuti Njiuiimo,  and eonipluti lt, liliiiiy m where tbe  budge -stood rl ins constitutes an  immense |ob icpre.si-minij *iboul -S^O,  000 inliguies lu addition to this  (here i-. anotbei bulge at Chemain.is  to lie icplnred with a 1^-foot con-  cretc ai-t-h mulvcit and to be entucly  filled in.  Jt was also in tended moreover to  c^uip the cutuc Ji* & A. line from  "Wctoua Lo Nanaimo with new G01|->.  Jails, but it is doubted whether 'it  will bo possible to can--, this into  elkct tbih ^eai. Tliu cost oi this  item alone is m the ueighboihood ol  .^31,000 and is included, in the o.sti-  naate inst uieiiliuned.  r  In an inter\ lew with ,a Colonist,'rc-  poi tor Mr. J. Coodiellow, t,uperm-  tciident ^ol Line b*. & JSi. llailwaj company, said that .*. coiiiincnteiueiit wa>}  being made this -.ear by filling ia tbe  bridges, fiom three nnle.s this side ol  Lhe Sunn nit to CoTeblc Hill. This  will piobably occupy all thc winter.  It is expected to ha\e the steam  shovels o^'er Irom tlie mainland in a  month's time, or as. soon as the  giountl p*-(s fiosty, where they are at,  Kootenay Steel Ranges  Bum an kinds of fueJ  Lendon-'lbrwnlo  onrrtahWfnnipMJ  Vanc������uver������Sk John N.BJ  ���������he   Ladysmith Hardware CoM Sole Agents  PBO-SfECT-S OF  0UU1* WfcAiHtn  cnt about ������76,000.  E\orj' fall , an apportionment is  grantcfl for tho pin pose of improvements and rcpans and next year  such a grant     will be    asked' for as  will enable this system to be carried.    UUo,^    fo(;pL_    2o._riintu      bLei.  out o\ei   thc  whole line.   The  object j day  uu   oceaa   Jov  of  the company  is  to  do away   with  WAS A VERY SICK BOY.  But  Cured by Chamnerlain's   Colic,' p1Cscnt cmplojed, and they-will .then  be put on   to  this   work ot  filling  Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  "When my boy was two years old  he had a- very severe attack of bowel-Complaint, but*'by, the'use of  Chamberlain's Colic; -Cholera and  Diarrhoea. Remedy we brought him  out all right," says Maggie Ilickox.  ot Midland, Mich. This remedy can  bc depended upon in the most severe  cases. Even Cholera infantum ��������� is  cured by it. Follow the plain print  ed directions and a cure Is certain  For sale by Ladysmith*.Pharmacy.-  m  Hie biidges. (Jouoiete pipes .21 to  30 in������ lies in diameter will be put in,  and these are being made aL camp  16, near North Jiend, wheie the company has a rock ������������������������' arry aud werks  of its own for the purpose of their  manufactate. The- foundation for the  bridge at Millstream is now being  put in. It is a pretty big joh and  will  cost about $30,000.    In-all,  the  all  the wooden structures and  to M-c-  pJaee them with steel spans.  "2STe\t year," said Mr. Ooodfellow,  "wc hope to tu\cr as much, "if not  more than has been undertaken, this  "scar." '  ".Rclalho lo the extension of tlie  picsent lines," he .idded, "1 have no  oITici,al informal ion. 'There is a party  now in the field making what may be  called an exploration survey. Noth-  ins** beyond sin vexing work, however  will be done this year '  , ���������T~~~���������f*���������r."- *~  BRITISH COLUMBIA  TIMBER SlilPPINO  1 he deputy minister of agriculture  begs to call attention to the following e\cerpts from tho Augnist veports  of Mr   Alex. McLean,  and Mr.   J.   S  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOH  NIone bu   Union Labor  -Employed  ^ri  J.   BOOTH, Prop  it  LEDOMAN"  This Hotel has   been completely    -.      renovated.  . Board ������id lodging $1.00 per dfcy.  JOHNTriA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with' the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-* :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C  Liquors and Cigars.  UNITED ANCIENT ORDER OF  DRUIDS.  Wellington Grove, No. 4, UjA.O.D.  meets In the I.O.O.F. Hall, Lady-  imith, the Second and Fourth Wednesdays of each month, commencing  Wednesday. 13th, 1905.  Visiting Druids are invited to   attend.    By Order  WM. RAFTER, Rec. Sec.  PATRICK BURK.N.A.  RAYMOND  & SONS  ���������Dealers  in���������  .Lime, Plaster Paris,   Brick,  -.'"Fire-Brick and Vancouver island cement. _  3 Fandora St. Victoria B.C.  m:r. 9IMPS0  ~BolIeltMl"'Kt������;  'Money  to   Loan  vt. "4^iB;:.r-.r--:;'-*i<jLAD!YSWI_H  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������RateB$i.25 antl$1.50���������  Fre to all steamboat  landings and  railway depots. . Electric cars every five  jninotea to all parta of tho city. Bar  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST., .VANCOUVER B, 0,  Leads Them    AH  IN QUALITY  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast    Agency.  /IGTORIA,   -:   ������������������ ������������������   .-: :��������� B.C  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WATER WORKS  Consumers are requested to call at   the office     on Roberts   Street Di  lay Water    Rates, between the 10th   and the 25th of each month.  Office Hours I P. M. 430  T, J BLAND-.  SUPER1NTEN DENT.  J. PIEUCY & GO.  Manufacturers"'������!.���������  IRONCLAD   BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  WHOLESALE iJRYJJOOOS  1, B. 0.  DAY  SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also language" , drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,      L'adysmith, B.C  ...NOTICE  Boots ancl Slioes made and repaired. Contracts taken for clearing  land.  TAI   SING  FLETCHER BLDG. 1st. AVENUE  Dr.'."���������*-��������� can'be'found ������t any time  at his orfice on G-atacre street. His  dental work 1������ guataatecd to bc first-  class, and rates reasonable.  STRam  huatkd  fi;r,nisuci' .rooms  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  A. J..McMURTRie, Proprietor  Newly fitted up and -  Furnished  ^^.|..*;>^.������.;.f^.4.-*.v.������������Jf4^f������|^������..,.>.*.   *l-f*!������%-!-f���������1'+*!���������>*!'+���������}'+-I**-!*  Any parties alter tills notice found selling or buying boUleslbc-  loneiaig to the iU. B. Co., will be prosecuted to the full extent of  thelaw.  A reward ol Ten Dc,llars ( $10) will bc paid to any person giving information that wjiill lead, to thc conviction of persons guilty  o������ the offence. i        i    i     I '    >  LaiKe,   Doiiiinion   commercial   agcnls  ������orlv  of tbe present   year will icprcs-- J ������������������  Japan and   Vu.stralin, respectively  Railway    Ties.  "It   is     current   in     the press  here  that  Uie   Soulbein     Pacific Kail way  Company ha\o co.utiaclod foi a lai"g-o  supply of sloepets fioiu Japan, at'thti  price of 50 ceiu& (gold) cath, delivet-  ed at a "Mexican port.   Thc quantity  is. stated  at  1,500,000.    There   used  to be an impression that Butisli Columbia could beat all comers for ties  on, the ���������American"     continent.      This  looks like  a lost     oppoitunity,   distance  from ' the   Mexican port   (Guay-  rnas),  and  abundance  of  raw  material Ijeing in her fa\ ot* "  *,A  steamer    carrying*  two   million  feet of Oregon timber * arrived hero a  iew days ae,o  from  a Pujjet    Sound  poit.   It is complained that Vancouver and more  particularly  Xcw  West-  ��������� minster,  are  at     a  disadvantage     in  ..shipping  timber   to   this   market     as,  compared  with     l-'ugct   Sound ���������ports,,  owing   to   the  charges   tor   lowing*   ot  sailing- craft     which  (be    mills  there,  are compelled   to pay.    Should  it   1)0  found that the steamers can economically    carry      timber,      tho   change  should b"o an advantage-to the lumber  exporters   of   British   Columbia."   o   baioiuetei- aieu.  ������>pieud inland o\ci -.Lis provincc,-  and caused bbovseii v\cst oi the-^Cas  cades. The weather is now line' to  the north1., ai d aud is Ul-jely to become so in this .icimtj. Modelato  winds are lepoited along the coast  from Vancou\er Islaud to Califoi*'  ilia. The weather is fuir in the  Piaiiie prounces accompanied by,  frosts at night, i  Forecasts.  A'ictoria and vicinity���������Light or  moderate winds, partly cloudy, not  much change in  temperature.  Lower Mainland���������Light or modei-  ate wiuds, partly cloud-,, not much  change in   temperature.  Guayaquil, TScr-uador, Srpt. 2(2.���������  The government lias disco*, eied a con-  spiiacy to overthrow President Al-  faro and proclaim "Stiliguel Kininar-  io. President. It is rumored that  the rebels >ester-laj eaptuieil the citj-  of C'uaranda, capital of the pro-  \incc of Bolivar, but the ieport is  ofbcially denied. A -number of ar.  rests have been made m different  parts   of   the   lepublic.  BAR SDPPUKD WlTItBl*  ������-  WINKS, IJQUORS.CIGAUS  LADYSMITH,    . C  Good tables and good  Rooms  *  Limited  NANAIMO    B. C.  .���������..���������.^.���������.^���������.+.*..������.*^.t.+.*.+.������������������������������������ 4.1*4 ^^*^-I^>^^>������������������H���������*���������r*���������^^-f���������^*^H^-������������I^'���������-^���������^���������^^^  GENERAl BL  Miners' Drilling-f[Machines  MADE TO ORDER and REPAIRED   AT   SHORT   NOTICE.      DRILLS  SHARPENED BY US      ALWAYS   GIVE SATISFACTION.  ���������PICKS HANDLED AND REPAIRED-   -shipsmithinct in    all,.it a  bran euros  Horseshoers and Qeners1 BJacksmitfts.  R. WRIGHT.  I taller Street  -     -   -     -  ladysmith, B  BATSON DEFEATED  BY WILSON  Carry,   Ta.,   Sept.   2G���������The  running  race at (Jorry Fa i* g-rouuds*-yesterday!  aftertiuou between   Harry liatsoii, .col  orcd,  of Jamestown,  X, Y.,   and     a  ringer by the alleged name of Wilson  of Hamburg, N.Y., was won fcy    the  latter,     who     stepped  the     hundr-*  yards iu     ten     seconds flat. Batso  was defeated )iy over six feet.,     Th  purse was  for ������500  a side  and  lull  $1500 changed  hands.     W  was a k'i.  ing- pure and   simple,  the  white ma  outclassing '"Dalson   at   every     point  A   man   by the  name   of Boyd,  'fro  - Canada bad  charge  of Wilson. >  Loudon's supremacy in Southern.  foot-ball is likely to lhc seriously.  ch-nllTO'Scd this sua son. For tha first)  time the Arsenal* .w'ill have -a Southern rival���������Br-i-tol City���������for First'vjjeaj'  Sue honors; 'and Portsmouth, Plymouth Ar-gyle, Norwich City, and  other cluilis will make a great effort  to  prevent,    the     Southern    Loa^gue  Wc    .ire    justly pioud  of   this  Boot.   "1'hc si cat est piaise has  'been heaped  upon  il;  since   its  introduction.  L 100   Mens' 10 in.  loggi"*-] Boots  French   Calf    throughout,   with  extra    No.  1.    heavy     hemlock  oles; nave outside counters,  are pegged and have standard  screw reinforcing all around  tae sole.  Manufactured hy  J LECKIE Go. Ltd  VANCOUVER  B,C  CHAMBERLAIN'S COUGH REMEDY ACTS ON NATURE'S PLAN  Tke most successful medicines are  those that aid nature. Chamber-*  Iain's Cough Remedy acts ou this  plan. Take it when you have a cold  and it will allay the cough, relieve  the lungs, aid expectoration. opeD  the secretions and aid nature in restoring the system to a healthy condition. Thousands have testified to  its superior excellence. It counteracts any tendency of a cold to re-*  suit in pneumonia. Price 25 cents..  Large size 50 cents. Forge size 50  Large size 50 cents.    For   sale  by,  :*hn.-mpionship being kc*pt in London,,   the Ladysmith Pharmacy* ���������***"5������i"'3'i������%S*y^  TOaafeaaaiiaaa^^  ..���������iiiCSi*  f!^>V,^;,,  THE ii\DY8MIT HOltli Y "������sb������BR " " *;"rr' ���������"  * *'":   ��������������������������� ""^ ��������� '���������~  i:X.:  ���������^������������������^---MC  ijl ijl <Jl IJI (Jl tjl ijl ijl ���������$' tj' 'J' ���������$' ���������$' ty' tj* 'J? 'J* ���������+' 'J' **������������������*���������*��������� *+* '** '+* 'i'V  | THE BEST MINING SHOES *  I Shoes that Wear &  f GIV'E   SATISFACTION  AT REASONABLE PRIGES   h T   *  *  SICKLE'S  ���������  *  ���������^^���������^���������^-^���������^^���������^���������^���������^^^^^^���������^���������^^���������^ ���������*������#������������������$-���������*���������$������  Smith, Fotos,  That's All  Local Items  Miss  M.   Nimmo  left  this  mor-iing  to visit relatives in Victoria.  Miss  Weinrobe  Vancouver.  left    at noon     for  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Fraser are in  Victoria today, having gone" do'ven  1/bis morning.  Mr. and Mrs. B. Forcimmor were  passengers to Victoria last eni.-g,  where they will-remain until Sunday  next. c'^  Thc Misses Bryden,    Master        ���������*rn  .Hrydcii  and Miss McMillan   ���������"?ve ���������"mi-  ongst the passengers to   Victoria today, where they will reside for some  time.  ILLUSTRATED  LECTURE  Moving pictures,   beautiful illustrated songs, etc.,  etc.  , ���������IN THE���������  1 OPERA   HOUSE  -*'������������������������ -.-...  .Tomorrow  Evening  when J. H.  Walsh will lecture on  "The Workers' Condition"  Admission 25 cents,  Children 15 cts.  Entertainment  stalls  at  7:30.  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. "Rcv-i-*'1 -- ]��������� ������������������;-  neyed down to Victoria on i':e  morning   trajn today.  Mr. A. Brydone-Jack, bnrri=:l"r <.*f  Vancouver, is in thc city torttay,-1 av-  ing arrived on the morning  trail-  Mr. J. Bickle, of Ladysmith, !s  'amonju'st the visitors at the Victoria  fair, having gone down this morning.  I'omorrow evening .T Tl. Walsh,  editor of the Montana News, will  give an illustrated lectinc in the opera house, the subject 'being "The  Workers' Condition." During the entertainment of the evening, some  beautiful illustrated songs will bc  heard, and some ot Edison's latest  moving pictures portrayed, En lei -  tainment commences at* 7:30. Admission 25 cents. Children 15 cenU   *   An illustiated temperance talk will  be given under thc auspices of Mie  Epworth League in the Alethodist  Church this evening, commencing .it  7:30.    .  ���������A  KERR-BARCLAY  The wedding took place on Wed  nesday, the 2Gth inst., of IsaHclla  Wilson, only daughter of Mr. John  Barclay, of Ladysmith, 1o Mr. David Kerr,  Ladysmith.  The marriage ceiemoug was conducted by the Rev. R. Boyle at Lhe  home of the b-ridc, in thc presc-nce  of thc more intimate fiiends of the  family only.  The bride was attended' by Miss  Margaret I-Ialmil(on, and Mr. II. Barclay acted-as  best man.  The bride was attired in a handsome cream dress, with a wieath of  orange blossoms and veil. She car-  lieda  shower b-ou/ljuct of biidc roses  i"i ������������������ iw^thii ii i i:^qrtwjij**^--Li^MijiT*-*rflKlTT-ffnMtn<'>~Tvr!=inzim*ii-rv*~.t-mt  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Dandruff.  I lei travelling dress was of blue costume cloth, with picture hat to  match . .Miss Hamilton wore a  cicam lace gown.  l.Vfter thc ceremony an informal [ga--  Hiding took place; a siimplous repast being served  to the guests.  Thc happy couple left on thc south  bound train, and thc honeyjnoon will  be spent in Victoria'aiid thc Sound  cities.  On their return Mr. and Mrs. Kerr  will make their home on First Avenue.  Ladysmith.  The best effort made in recent  j ears to swim the English Channel  was that a week or so ago by Bui-  ge.ss. After being in tlie water IS  iiouts, coveiing -12' miles, he lost his  way in a fog. At one time he was  within four miles of the French  "coast, ,b'ut iu t-he fog a wrong  couisc had been taken, thus losing  thej-est of the tides, and an easterly current uipidly swept him out to  the North    Sea. Strain   of     the  muscles  followed, "and  Burgess   gave  up  the  swim.   * ^O*****���������   As a lcsult of experiments being  carried on by the Oregon Government at the old Lewis ami Clark-  Fair     grounds,   \Por.tland,  Bessemer  Thc name is    used so. indiscrimin  inately  in  connection   'with-   flimsy,;'  ill-fitting  coats that it doesn't at all  deseiibc tho .  Smart, Rainproof, Dress),  l  man  masiM  which we are selling this Fall.  Useful,   comfortable," stylish,, .look  well on all occasions.  Walters 8  Akerihead  ment connected ."with lhe railway?" |  The silence was bioken only , by  snores. Then one of the men slowly raised his head, and drowsily  shouted, 'Tut mc dotwn as a sleeper!"      * ,   -     '     '  '* -    GLAD TO LOSE IT.     ',. "  The sulmiibianite" awakened  with   a  start.       Peering down in  the    'deep  sli'������dows  -of the porch he- discoveted  the determined face of an intruder.  A. Bryden.  John Michek.  J.  McLeod.  M. O'Connell,  W. A. Cornwall.  S. Teusz.  Geo. Robinson.  W. Haworth.  H. Pulton.  C. McMillan".  O. F. Andeison.  E. Clarke.  R. Wright.  J. McMillan,  K. McKenzic.  Jas. Kemp.  W. L. Carter.  '  I-I. Blair, Jr.,������  W. Sncddeni  E*.  J.  Conway.  Robt. Kolston,  S. Freethy.  F. Fisher.  II. Michie.  W.'E.  Bray.  A.  C.  Frost.  A. Portray.  S.  Decker.  II.  Wright.  H. Fagan,  C. Docile.  Hop Lee.  It.  Callendar.   ,,  A.  Howie.  G. Jackson,  R.  J.  Bowen.  R,* Boyle,  E. Morgan.  Angus Cameron.  Jas. Kerr.  'S- Rollondini.  A. Meredith.  C.  Mains. ,  R.   Rafter. ���������  J.  Cox.  F. Ingham.  ���������R'  Barclay.  A. Crossan.,,  Jno. Muir.    "!  W.  W.  Walkem.  11. Manuel.  Iv. Mc A skill.  J. Michek.  eri(  s  Opening  X  I  allies' are invited fo attend our Millinery Opening on  Display ot Choice  PATTERN HATS  and the Latest  MILLINERY NOVELTIES  r^.  tfimon %eher dtfe.  LIMITED  'Who are .you?"  bold  steel has been reduced from the or-  dimuy (Mack sands found at the  mouth of thc Columibia river. Whether this leduction can he carried on  on a. profita/ble scale has not yet  been determined. Mr. C. I-I. Cle-  vonger, who is con-ducting the-experiments, while not positive on thc subf  jeci, behoves that the experiments  will pave the way towaid opeaing a  new era in the iron industry oi the  Coast.  "I am a  burglar," was the  retort.  VA burglar; eh? Well, hcrc|s a  five spd*t. Go out and steal' that  lawn mower from under thc J,roe before my wife'wakes up.." -   - '   :-*-T-%.o-*   ,  PERFECTLY,SUCCESSFUL <;"  The ��������� man had just Ween operated  upon internally. "Was it -a success?  they, asked  thc surgeons. ,  "Decidedly so," they replied. "Wc  got the' inside information wc wanted three minutes before he  died. '  On one of the little steamers on  Lake Killarncy hangs a printed notice,   leaidiaig   as  fallows:  "Thc chairs on this steamer arc  for thc use of ladies. Gentlemen  are requested to not use ihcm until  the ladies arc all seated."  THE LADYSMITH ORCHESTRA  (Late Robertson's)  Cornet   I. .Whitcormbe  Violin  '. ......  A.  Auchinvole  Piano ��������� * .*"/:. F. G*.  Ashton  Can Vi engaged for^D-amces, Socibls-  etc. A -larger number of pieces can  be engaged if required.  Tenuis, etc., Box-223, La-dysfmith.  FOR SALE ��������� A child's crib \fled���������  cheap.     Apply  -MRS.  H.  POLLARD,"!,, ,  Second  Avenue.  NOTICE  On and after Monday, Sept. 17. I will  be found in our new shop on First  Avenire, next*to Carter's Fruit  Stores   Shaves and Haircuts a spec-  , ialty.' ��������� ��������� '        ���������,  HOT and COLD WAVERBATHS  J.  OILMAN  ������ffTffiiPifftfmrTfrtiftiftfrffr itriffivnffmnnTfffrfmfftipnriff^  ^        When ordering your MEAT don't forget to 3  & call on us.   We keep nothing but the BEST =3  g: that the  Market: can afford and guarantee z  ������ SATISFACTION, /     ~  *.- \~   V  '  BOLUD CORN BEEF - ^-��������� 121-2C. IB. I  aac  "3*B=  I A. HOWE  g. /       MEAT  MARKET  LADYSMITH   BAKERY  "Parker/V "Re m i ngton^  and "Winchester^ Guns  FULL    STOCK  LADYSMITH HARDWARE COMPANY LIMITED  An amusing incident of the Boer  U"ai is related. Just aHcr thc fall  of lilocmfoiitein, soldiers were called  upon, owing to the scarcity of civilians, to work t-ho railway. Thc  weary men were lying in camp one*-  night, after a -hard day's work,  when a sergieanl called out, "Any of  you wish to put your name down  as railway pollers, drivers, stokers,  guai ds,   or  for    any   other    appoint-  Minaid's  Liniment, Cures Dandrufi.  mimm&zmszmmLrfrjgmx  TheSlyleof a Shoe  A shoe picture shows shape but  not style. 'm\au can't guess tlie  Elegance of  yii^vlvl  Shoes , from the style of any  other shoe you have have, seen  5t's Different, ���������it's BETTER  SPORTS GROUND  SUBSCRIPTION  LIST.  Hugh Thornley.  N. A. Morrison.  T,  O'Connell.  J. Sanderson.  J.  Eno.  D.  O'Connell.  J.  C. "Gillespie  Wm. Sanderson-  R.  McMillan,  W. S. Morrison.  Jas. Adam.  James Dunbar.  John O'Conncll,  W. Siler.  D.  Johnson.  C. Hewlett.  Ed. Leahy,  VV.  Akenhead.  II. Hewlett.  A.  Michie.  Thos. Lewis.  Jno Dunbar.  Eddie Jones.  Tom White.  R. Maguirc.  Doc. Ellis.  CHOICE   .CAKES    AND   PASTRY  ALWAYS    FRESH   ON" HAND.,  Wedding    Cake*  ^lade   to  Order  FRUITS    AND    CANDIES OF ALL  KINDS.    FRESH   BREAD  EVERY   DAY  Prices    are     Very Reasonable.      All  Customers are Treated Alike.  HOP  LEE & CO.  ON THE   .ESPLANADE.  rymnf r*nr mr tq  ROGERS* BEST  SPOONS,   KNIVES, FORKS,    ETC.  A large Shipment just received, and now on exhibition in our window,  and look them over '*  Call  B. FORClMriER  Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician  .4  ���������iiiiriiini* iimesassai^^iss^^es^^^s&fs^t^s.^  iinBoiw M  KJL JULS. JULS. SlSULSO  ��������� ������������������������������������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  : FOR TOMORROW  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������A  R '&.  SOLE AGENTS  Veal, Beef, nutton,  and Laoib.  fresh sausage  ^7~g7p^ajln~eEl  9  9  9  9  9  9  ���������  . ���������  - ���������  W. Q. Frasef  Merchant Tailor  FIRST A VENUE/ '.'���������!.;���������  Suits    Made to  Order to Fit and to your  Satisfaction. Gall and see Stock  *==        '  UJ =3  Want Advertisements  NOTICE.  Miss Dobeson will resume her class  es in vocal culture in Ladysmith the  first week in October. Terms on application. Box 12. Nanaimo. B.C.  'Phone 1-4-6.  FOR SALE���������$300 buys a 4-roomed  cottage, situated between Third  and Fourth Avenues, Roberts St.  For particulars, apply, between the  hours of 5 and 6 p.m.  ������  WILLIS. o-l  None Better-Capital & l\ugget Cigars  FOUND���������On  Friday last,  a watch.  Owner can have same   by calling  here and   . paying    for this advertisement.  > ,      ���������   ��������� * -  Minard's    Liniment for sale   every  where.  Dr. R. fi. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work  guaranteed and at reasonable rates.  RESIDENCE AND OFFICE  Gatacre St Ladysmith  Open at all hours.


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