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 | LEGISLA  LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY;.  |V    rt  1 LlDYSMITHDAILXiEDGER  ��������� ���������        ' ,-"U"' \\          : =  VOL.2,  THURSDAY, SEPT. 28,  1905.  -"���������2     SEP 29 19^  ARRANGE FOR NEW  DOMINION BUILDINGS  [A. Site Will Soon Be Selected for  a Customs House and Post]  Office Building  It Will Be Conveniently  Situated  I   and a Building that Will Be  a Credit to the City  MULTNOMAH GETS COAST  Ot.-..,.j*.   ?"   /r���������  PRICE FIVE   CENTS  Before many days the Commiss'lon-  Ser of Public Buildings will, through  mis, representative, visit Ladysmith  ,00 arrange for the selection of a site  lor the new Customs and post-office  jbuilding, for which an appropriation  Avill he, it is expected,. granted .at  'ihe coming session, of parliament  ta'c place, and that lhc $2,000 appropriated, or so much of it as  was required, would be used for the  purpose of purchasing a proper site  ���������ind m.-iling arrangements in connee-  lion with the same. He expects the  Ciovern-mciit, this coming session, to  <-ranI   a reasonable amount for   . the  Defeated Ladysmith 17 to  16 at Basketball Yesterday  The Best Game Seen ia the  [Present Tournament  JAP FISHERMAN MUR- WILLING TO Pit M  DID BY INDIANS  i   It will be remembered  that  $2,000   erection  of a comfortable  and  coin-  was appropriated  last- winter,  'this ' mod cum building that- will be a cred-  'snm  is now available and  the*    De- ' il io the city j-.nl will be ccnvonieiit-  'paitment will  soon take  action ',   in   ly  situated to "serve the in teres Is of  ithe  matter. .the cilh'cns. , ���������  'Mr.  Ralph  Smith,  member  fortius!'   The amount that will  be voted by  district, ,\vho   is   now_ iu   Nanaimo,   j the  go'.crnment  ;s,   of course,      not  'having just returned from Ottawa on   now  known, n.t Mr.  Smith  antici-  husiness of the Department/ relative , pates 'no  trouMe in securing  a reas-  to  the district,  stated yesterday to  k representative  of  TheLedger   that  the -selection  of a site would ' soon  onable amount���������sufficient to guarantee, a good, substantial and useful  building.  ���������:���������*������������������ ���������:������������������>������������������:������������������������������������<��������������������������������������������� ���������>���������>���������>���������>  MARINE  ���������>������������������>���������>���������*  ���������;������������������;������������������.���������%���������  ������>���������������>���������>���������������������������>���������>������������������>���������>���������  D S   Mystery called in for eoa* during the nielli.  ���������"   ' ���������     ���������  S S-  Prui-x&s  May  is djiie here to-  niorrow. .   -  ���������   ���������  ���������  S. S. 0."c;,r was at the whan" loading coai tins morning.-  ���������ae-*-?i ****** x *  SPORT  Portland, Ore, Sept. 28.���������(Special  to the Ledger).���������In thc best game of  basketball seen here in thc present  tournament, the Multnomah team defeated li-adysniilh 17 to 10. From  the start to finish of the match the  play was even, fast, a-nd thoroughly  exciting. By gaining this victory over Ladysmith Multnomah wi 'V  basketball chain--ioii.sli'j) of the Pacific coast.  The above despatch  is,  of course,  disappointing to a certain extant, hut  flthough     the     Ladysmith  team has  not-    obtained     thc basketball cham-  pitiihhip of  thc coast they have without doubt     made  a   remarkably fine  showing..   The     wire  from  Portland  says   the  game   given the champions"  by    Ladysmith     was hard  and fast.  The  close,   score   itself  clearly   indi-  eatcs that our hoys kept the Mtiltno-  mahs rustling, and  while thc coveted  laurels arc not theirs the members of  the-Ladysmith     team are to he congratulated  . upon making such -a* good  shewing     against the    men who are  now acknowledged  as the best players  <>f the Pacific Coast.  Of  a tParty   of Thirteen  Three Are Put to  Death  Ten Escape;; Natives   and  Seek Shelter in American Vtssel  PENALTY  Sau      Francisco,  Cal.,   Sept.   28.���������  The  Examiner says:  "Three Japanese fishermen were murdered by the  nat.iics  at the settlement of  Upika,  which is situated on the Kamtchalka  peninsula,   and  a similar   fate  would  have  been  visited  on   ten  oilier men  if thoy  had      not managed  to  make  their escape  to  the  American    cod-  fishing   vessel  Castle,   which   was  lying at anchor close,tofthc settlement  The     Japanese belonged Ito fishing  schooners, whose .honi2 port was Hakodate.   The ten survivors were Icpt  on hoard the Castle 'for several days  and   sent  in  a large  sampan  amply  pro\ idc-d      by Capt.  Ipsen, they set  out. for a Japanese settlement some  d-stance away."*'  The news of the massacre was  brought here on the Castle,' -which  arrived here from a cod-Ashing cruised  in the Okohtsk. Sea yesterday.  BASUTOS ARE  PREPARING TO RISE  Cripple Drag* Himself Into Court and Confesses;  to Murder  Shot His Wife and Attempted to Commit  Suicide  i  ���������Chicago,    Ills.,      Sept.  28.���������Jacob  J fart,   who  is without legs,   dragged  himself    into      thc court   of  Judge  Banie."}' yesterday and whispered      to  Assistant      Slate    Attorney  llairljcr  that  he was anxious   to   enter   a plea  of guilty  to a charge  of murder.  Mr.  Barber   explained   to  Hart   the seriousness   of such  a pica,  and  that the  court'* ha-d the  power to inflict     severe I'liivishmont on it. ������  The     crippled defendant,  however,  said he  understood the position. Tho  (.lea was allowed to  he entered. Sentence will be imposed  in  his case to-li  morrow.  Hart confessed that he shot and  killed his wife, Mary, June 15, 1005.  lie also -shot himself in an attempt  lo commit.suicide,  but he recovered.  Young Chiefs Urge Countrymen  to Arms and War May Break  out at  Any  Moment  Flying Force Said to Have Been  Sent to the Border s-Poncbs  Also Restless  New York, Sept.  2S.���������A special cablegram"    from   London  to  the Sun  Says that, it is slated  there that     a  flying  force   left   Pretoria   on   Sept.  20   for  the bonier of  Uasutoluiul.  at  the Boers than the  British. It is  alleged   t-hat the   British   resident at  Masaru  has urgently appealed to the  high commissioner to arm the .farmers  living on thc border. The Boers  Tug Bermuda   loaded  fuel  at  Bunkers tluly morning.   '  i*>    ���������    ���������������  the  ESCORT IS MAKING        -    v  A  FAST TRIP  Vancouver,  Sept.  27.���������'ihe 'tug' Es-'  * *���������* - *- * ��������� *������������������*���������*���������*���������*���������HS -  LACROSSE���������  Winnipeg, Man., Sept. 27.��������� The  Capital lacrosse team is on its \va;  to New Westminster, eighteen in  number. They spent an hour in .this  city this morning.. They all look to  j-be in fine shape.  THE  MAT���������  Cuni-beriand,  B.  C,  Sept.  21,-05.  This is to certify that John - R.  Johnson and George" Gray mutually  agree to wrestle for one, hundred dollars "���������"*"'*($l"0O)-'a side,- winner-lo* take..  CLOSE OF  THE YUKON  coit, No   2, which left tins port last| all   under  the  following  conditions  Wednesday  the barge  making   a  Saturday  night for Skagway  with  Georgian .No   2in tow,   is  1���������Pin-falls to govern  thc match.  2.���������To  wrestle  best  two out     of  fast trip   no-ittliwaid.   On'threc  falls-  3.���������In 'the event of either man   re-  niorning last at 6.30  o'clock, when the,Escort and her tow  were hi sty-two hours outturn this  port, Ihey were parsed by tho steamer  Tees iu" Granville "Channel, this side  of Port .Sim* son. Thc Georgian had  on over 1,000 head of ii\estock on  board, all eon&igfncd lo Dawson-  Seattle,      Sept.   28.���������Thc   steamer  Excelsior   which   reached   port     last  niglit irom  Valde-z,  brought  news  of  her      exciting  rescue of  the   United  States survey ship  Godncy  from almost certain destruction  in .Wsi-tigel  Narrows on Friday last,    'lhe Ged-  ney  stranded on   Battery    * land Reef  during a dense fog,  and she was rapidly    being  battered and  ground on  the  reel    by thc  force of the tide,  -when  the Excelsior steamed through  ithe  fog.    Signals  were exchanged between the two vessels  hy means   of  pieir whistles, and  the Excelsior ran  down  to aid'the   Gedney.  ; The  channel   at   Battery  Island   is  very    narrow,    and    the  contracted  space and heavy i-jg rendered the position  of  both vessels  extremely dangerous.   The Excelsior,   how-over, got  a cable aboard'to  float  the stranded  [Gcdn-cy,  and just  as it seemed      as-  fusing to wrestle the other man  to  take the $25 forfeit money.  [ - 4.���������Match. lo  take  place  on Monday, the 23rd day of October, in the.  Cumberland Hall.  ' -(Singed) GEO.   GRAY,  JNO. R. JOHNSTON  John   McLeod  stakeholder.  ���������  Enterprise.  the reef into deep water.  . The extent of the injuries to the  Gedney were not ascertained by lhc  Excelsior, as thc latter did not wait  the report of the examination which  was commenced as soon as the.'Gedney had been floated. It is, however,  believed that the Gedney \yas seriously damaged.  '���������'���������'��������� ���������  STEAMER CHATHAM  SUCCESSFULLY DESTROYED. .  Port . Said,. Sept.- 27.���������The   wrcck  of    the      British steamer  Chatham,  which was sunk in the Suez Canal on  September fith     iii order to prevent  an -explosion of, a large   quantity   of  [though  the vessel   was about  to 'float! dynamite which  formed part  of the  ���������the  line parted.    Another cable snap-, cargo ,    while  the ship was menaced  fjkd,   but  the third held,   and finally  by  (tames,   was blown  up  this morn-  [���������the    distressed  craft, was  pulled  off / "'  ;  fTREATY CREATES  ALARM IN RUSSIA  St.     Petersburg,  Sept.  21.��������� The  I'irst. comment, hoard liorc on the An-  i;io-Japanese treaty can be conservatively characterised  with  the     word  '/alarhiing.''     It  was fully  expected  jihat     it would prove to be a   very  Significant and important document.  The first     study  not only confirms  jL'Iiis view, hut gives strength to it.  It is too Boon yet to give  any   full  ���������report of how it was received in Russia, and when ollicials were qu-3-.tion  bd on the subject today, the invariable answer was that it was too -soon  to     express     an opinion    in such a  Weighty and important matter.  [  But there was no doubt    .iat the  first opinion, of the treaty is a fearsome one. It )is considered to be-.nost  broad  and   far-reaching.  T. e terms "protection of common  interests" and "measures which .  should be taken)" are regarded here  as being  open    to any  interpretation  ������  the signatories desire to  give them;  Also coupled with the use of thc  words "East Asia," apparently applying to Asia and India, including  the East .Indian islands and Indo-  Chiiia, they are considcra to prove  clearly that thc suggestions purposes  to act in the part of the world specified  with  the freest kind  of hand.  This      conviction cannot  but create   places   iu  the big*  cavern   our   reflec-  alarm in Russia, tors could not reach the roof to give  THE DEUTSCHMAN  CAVES.  The more the Deutschman caves  are explored-, the more wonderful  they appear to he, and every succeeding- report brought down from  there'of the discovery of new caverns  seems to bear out the opinion expressed by VV. S. Ayres, M.E., during the visit of the first exploration  party to the caves, that- the whole  mountain is honeycombed, says the  Revelstoke  Herald.  Two weeks ago thc Herald announced the discovery of Mr. Dcut-  sclinian of-another seres of caycrns  at the big Caves, which he at that  -time investigated for some little distance. Last week Mr. Deutschman,  accompanied by Messrs. Warren Andrews, H. Riley and Mcl.eod, all of  Re\elstokc," made a further investigation of Ihe new discoveries with  startling success. Messrs. Andrews,  Riley and McLeod returned on Monday from the. caves and have given  thc Herald the folio-wing particulars  of their iincstigaticns into the newly discovered   passages:  "Entering the cavern, under thc  guidance^ of Mr. Deutschman, at 8  o'clock one morning we proceeded  for a distance ofifully two miles with  no evidence of the end in sight, and  as our lights were giving out, we  were compelled to ret inn, reaching  the open again ''at 1 o'clock in the afternoon.  "The sight,  in i this  new cavern     is  thc grandest  we have over seen     in  our   lives,   and wc never expect to see  anything1 equalling i it   in magnificence  again.      The  walls a.nd ceiling   are  literally covered with stakictics, varying in length, up to 20 inches.   The  thousands    of    feet   of   crystallized  lime   hanging    like  a delicate silken  drapery  is   indeed ru beautiful  spectacle.    In   places   thc. stalactites     and  drapery would   be of a pure  milk color,   changing   from  that  to   a cream  and then figaiu to a delicate shade of  pink,  glittering   in  the   flare  of     tho  light  like myriads  of  sparkling  diamonds.    For  over a quarter  of       a  mile Wc walked  upon this while .crystallized   lime   that sounded       under  foot like  flint.  "In exploring this- new .cavern wo  entered from lhc bottom of lhe canyon where Cougur creek disappears  for the last time. For about 700 ft,  we followed the creek, at which  .point it I.ranches on" to'thc northwest, while wc continued along the  old cavern channel for a distance of  about two miles. Wc did not again  encounter Cougar creek in all our  journey. Branching off from the main  cavern arc numerous other caverns,  some of which we explored a short  distance.  '������������������Oiiir chief object, however,  was- to  discover .the extent of thc main channel,   winch    wc followed,   as  already  stated,: for  fully   two miles  without  reaching the end.    At  times   the roof  was    not more   than  30   or  40   feet  high,   while   in   other  places ' it must-  have  been  several hundred feet, overhead.    The    light   \Ve carried   would  "Although wc expect that navigation un lhc upper Yukon River wm  dose .-Liiy day between October 10  and 15, we,arc confident that if the  water does not fail too low we, s.hau  have eveiy ton of Dawson and down-}  liver freight out of Whitehorse-by the  time the     steamers are forced to tie  ,. ***���������'���������  up."  This statement was made yesterday to the Province hy HMr- J. 13.  White, freight and passenger traffic  manager of the White Pass & Yukon roi.tc- According to advices received fi-mi the North yesterday by  Mr. White there were f cur teen hundred tons of Dawson and downriver  Height at Wh'tc Horse on September,  20,' and at Skagway and in transit  between that point and White Horse  there were 500 tons oi freight.  The     water is fan  mile at the    rate oi an incii per  On  Sept.   15  the water     was    fifty- \ .'eservation  'Cg-ht    inches, on September 18. fifty  six  inches , on  September   19,   fifty-  A number of the members of the  local teaching staff will go to Westminster for the days, upon which  school will lie closed Viz. October'4th  5th and 6th. The exhibits from the  local school consist of sheets from  ���������each room an general subjects.  The teachers hove made some neat  improvements in the library room  dunng the , past month. It is now  comfortably fitted up, with new  chaiis etc., and the members of the  staff hope to add considerably to the  | present quality of reading matter, in  the course of a short time. , The library proves most useful to scholars  and teachers.  Since 1/hc death   of   Leerot-hid,  the'there  are  pressingly   asking  pcrmis-  paramount chief,   and  the   report of    sion to carry rifles,  the last German defeat, in Southeast I    The  Pondos   are also   reported    to  Arrica,   the  Basillos -have been  rest-j be restless and anxious to join     the  lu-ssv and  a'warlike feeling  has been j Basutos.      The  story   includes        a  simmering,   ready  to  burst   out     at   statement t-hat,Great Britain is urg-  any  monent.    Young  chiefs   are  tra-'ed to send more troops. ,    /  versing  the-country stirring   up       a!    Nothing official on the subject     is  sort of holy wur  that is aimed more  given but.  CONVICT SUCCESSFULLY  DODGES THE GALLOWS  Helena, Mont. John Tuny, a Foit  Missoura colored soldier ivho ijn afit of  ���������eaicu.sy, shot and killed-John Kennedy, a fti'ow soldier, was tned in  the- state court, convicted of murder  m the (ir.,1.     Ji-.gLce and sentenced to  NEGOTIATING  FOR FREIGHTER  Vancouver, Sept,  28.���������With the active-.development of coast m;nes from  Vancouver io Prince of  Wales Island  in   the   North,   and   the   contracting  for  an immense monthly tonnage   of  ofe for the   Crofton   and Tyec smelters  on Vancouver, Island,  tl ere will  arise   a neeld   for transportation   mediums  other  than  those existing, and  negotiations  for   a coasting   freighter  is     now being  conducted   hy   a 'ocal..  shipping* man.  -T.he vessel in view is an English  craft. Although she is but a hundred and twenty feet in length f*hc  has a beam of forty-two feet anl a  carrying capacity of twenty-one hun-  jdred tons on a draught \ of sixteen  feet, of water. Those qualifications  are admirable in a coasting freighter  and   that is  all  the steamer  is   -.pc-  WITTE  CHEERED  St.      Petersburg,    Sept.     28.���������M.  Witte,   the senior Russian peace plenipotentiary, returned-to St..Peters-,  burg today and the enthusiastic welcome accorded by the waiting crowd  fully   demonstrated   the  great  popularity   of the  statesman,   and  public  appreciation   of the services he has  rendered his country at Portsmouth.  Cheer followed cheer as the pleni-  potent. alighted from the train,  and when M. Witte replied in an intensely patriotic strain to th������^ address of welcome, popular enthusiasm found full .vent.  FIVE  CHILDREN ARE  BURNED  TO DEATH.  dieupn   ih*; gallows,  hut, who secui--jcificd ������s*   IJc1' sl)e0fl is  hut ..uie s.nd  id  .1   llflV  lhig'in0 the Fifty-! ���������"'���������-���������'������������������ L v ������������������l,ie     *5",und  i- an inch per day.! V'il-S ������������������otnn-.ttfd     avIi.U-  ' had no  timi from     the supreme  that the crime  on a 'military  hence the   state court  jurisdiction,   was  discharged  five inches. That rate of decrease being maintained the '.wtatcr .should now  be forty-eight, inches above possible  navigation ic\ei-  MARQUIS  ITO  DISCUSSES  ANGLO-JAPANESE   TREATY  London,   Sept..   28.���������According    to  tlve correspondent of the Standard at  Tokio,   thc   Marquis   Ito,   discussing  the new Anglo-Japanese treaty, said:  "The    time will   soon  come  when  t.heworld   will realixc the full beneficial  significance of   this  agreement.  The   peace   now happily  restored   by  our      treaty with -Russia, and      so  strongly guaranteed  by  this  now alliance, will ���������-usher in anew period of  phenomena! commercial and economical  dovelo-pment as well as adVuncejd  civilization ,in the-Far East.  All  the  nations are   welcome  to a full  share  in   the resultant   increase  of trade."  ! /*U  -lJnoo ituapoj oq*. A-q   fpi.)3-n3 uio.rj  Judge Edwj.1 d Wh tson.     After  Tui-  ly's case wa* removed to thj icderai  court 'io     was rcguiariv indicted  ior   ,. ,.  ���������     ,    ^. . ���������    '        ii       .1 nations  mudcr bv the grand jury, and his -at-, > ,,,  \ , ,," , I war.       I  lorncys at once raised the t-meslion of  lIu-.     jurisdiction'.of-the co-irt.   .Judge  *\ hi tson    sustains this point, holding  in efi'ect that    the place  where Tuny  kiiiedlvenncdy    wa-s'never  a  military  reservation.   As . Tiilly has  once  been  in jeopardy,- he cannot. bo\ag.*.iii tried  for  his life.  a half knots,  hut as she will     *fc he  I lacwl     iu     thc  passenger   carrying  trade  if brought  to   lbs coast,   l.**i  I raveling  capacity   is  deemed      'tici-  on L   for  the  ore-carrying  trade.  Built   in   1901  for   a certain       uie  Tor which she is no longer  "itted, hor  owners now desire  to place 1 er     in  lommission on this coast,   md rego-  Fort Dodge, ,l,owa,  Sept.  27.���������Five  children  were burned,  to' death wihiie  asleep  by a fire which destroyed   the  Anderson    home today.      The     fire  was  caused   by  a gasoline  explosion.  SUBMARINE CABLE  TO  ICELAND  he steamer, the name of  which is not given for publ-cation,  is a composite, sloel-framod and  wooden-sheathed craft.  Those in touch with mining and  .smelting- aflaiis on the Brilis-h Columbia coast state (hat within six  months there will be under ��������� monthly  traiis-portation to the. Crofton and  Tyec .siiK-Kers- no less Llian fifteen  thousand i tons of ore per month.  NorlJi-hO'iind   thc   ore  steamers      will  The  frequently carry coal to Alaskan  Great Northern Telegraph j ������;mo*-,ers and coast mining camps,  Company- has now secured., a concos- j an(* southbound they^will bring .re.  .sion for the establishment and  work-j m  ing of a submarine telegraph between (BIG   SHflH'ING COMBINE  STEP TOWARD  SETTLEMENT  At  the mass meeting held  in  Nanaimo yesterday at  the call of Mac-  the Shetland Islands the Faro Islands, and Iceland. Tho worn has a,-  ready been taken in hand, and tenders  for cables    . will soon he invited  FORMED IN LIVERPOOL.  Liverpool,   Sept..   28'.���������It   is  undcr-  l stood   that   an 'Anglo-Japanese   ship-  The cable will proceed from the Shot-',  ,   , ,     ,     ,     .,.,       , n .  i ���������     i owning and  carrying com-biiw,  with a  land   Islands * to  1 hoi shaven,   the lug-J & .    .    &  gicst,   to-w.ii  in   the  Faroe   Islands,  aud  *������������������--*   crla  irom there the cable win go direct lo  the cast coast of Iceland, lauding either at Seydi-s Fjord, rrom whence an  overland Mm: will bc carried lo Rogk-  javik, the capital of Iceland, which  line win also touch some smaller -Uv-  landish towns.   The cable  ken/.ic Kim--,   thc employees of       i-ue j Crlaud  line have separate owners,  the  Western   Fuel  Company,   by   a una"i- j forftior being     laid and worked Iby the '  mous   vol-.!   passed   the  following  re-   (;,cat   x;(������i tli**i ti  Telegraph   Company,  t is      Uw lo-.'iandish exchef-luer  iefray.s      the cost of const nic-  solution-:  "Resolvei  that   this  meeting   ap  point  a committee of live  persons   to  I negotiate  a settlement of   the exist-  j wig    diflicuity  between   the   Western  Fuel    Company   and   its former  employees,   such  committee   to       have  power  to  affect a settlement on  behalf  of the  employees^  provided   that j  the committee is able to obtain such '  terms  as  they believe, arc. honorable!  and   fair,  regard .being had to all existing conditions."  Tho comm>;*ttee appointed is composed of thc following: L. R. Mc-  Ken/.io, Richard Booth, Geo. Johnson, Jos. Hardy and J. W. Graham.  w 1)115 .  I which  capital estimated  at   $2-5,(,011,000, ^va-s  ' been   arranged.      The  chief   European  olliec will he in London, ������nd   the offices of tlie management will be local*.  , cd   in Liverpool.    The   names   of Ed.  ' I lolt,   Sir   Alfred' Jones,   and  a nwm-  , her of  prominent  merchants       with  Far   [-'astern  interests  arc  mentimiod  md the ov-   hi connection   with   the   imdcrtakin-g.  Ii,   is   said   the eonibinat-ion       will  have some   Kl .steamers of from 2,000  to X.uwi   tons,  which  have  been    acquired   by   thc Japanese   government  iu  transport  work.    It  i.s understood  TO INVRST1GATE  COLONY PLAN.  *  ���������o���������  To. gather   information   and  material in connection with H. Rider Haggard's proposed scheme of colonizing  certain portions or (Unada is the mis  sion  of  A.   I-Iawkcs,   special  correspondent of the London Morning Post  and other English publications,    who  is visiting the     coast- cities.   Besides  lhe Mornmg     Post Mr. Hawkcs represents the     Review of Reviews, thc  "British     Weekly,    the  Bookman,  the  Catholic     Press,  and ten other English   provincial    newspapers.   He  will  contribute a series of articles on the  famous      no*.ciist.is colonization  pi'-an,  and also     supply information to the  government     committee recently  appointed     to  consider      that scheme.  Briefly speaking, the plan is for   the  government'to assist wort-hy   families ,  to come to  Canada, where they will  he placed  in colonies in certain por- ,  Lions of the Great Northwest, where  they will  he given a chance to go in  for farming.  BBI-IOOI.BOY ENGLISH  show   the  walls   ahead   of us   for     a  us   any idea  of its  height.    In  some  tion and the working of tlie overland Uui( (,|,e Japanese government has  line, but the Ulegraph company con- sjV(,u ils approval to thc enterprise  UibutcvS ���������liUi.OOO kr. towards lhe con-' iUU\ granted concessions for wa-rc-  slruction of the land Hue ou the o<h- houses and docks, and that the  cr hand receiving an annual suhven- steamers will bo run from London,  tion of 5-1,000 kr.. from the Danish Antwerp and certain French ports,  government and    a further 35.000 kr. ��������� m   ���������    <  from  thc Icelandish  cxchciqiicr,   these   ARMISTICE HAS  subventions     have to  be     paid for a , BE ION   POSTPONED,  period of twenty years from the time. ;    Seoul,      Sept.     217,.���������(Wednesday)���������  the cable '.s opened up to tiafiic   As Col. Oba and ,  General Cossannffsy,  long  as  the     ooucessi-oii  holds  good,   the   Japanese  and   Russian   rcpresen-  oonc'essioii     for   telegraph  connection   tulivcs in North Korea, met on Mon-  i between  Iceland  ,uul      Emope can be  day' afternoon   and   again   discussed  given  t<*. hue eiMe.   This however does   the terms of the  proposed armistice.  ir*t  apply     to   wireless      telegraphy, I The   Russians   would  not  agree      to  wh-ch     Iceland and the Faroe Is.amis , the   Japanese  proposals   and   the  ar-  The life of     a school teacher is not  without its humorous side.   Here aro  some     choice specimens of " associated ideas"  drawn    forth   fro        tbe  schoolboy     mind during thc tortures  of an exani'intion.  "Queen Elizabeth  was  never married,  but  was  so fond  of dresses fi'it   .\ .is never seen without  one, and she --os beautiful and cover  with  red. hair  and freckles."      The  previsions     of     Oxford were butter,  cheese, bread      and beer."   "The con-  Oarendi.n war, so clua-  giici" that he died '-Hiito  before he had time to  "Lord  Alfred  Tennyson  was  a ce'cbr.itd  poet,  and  he wrote  a lot of beautiful     poem*- with iong  lair, and studied so much that he used   to say  to  his  mother:   "Call mc  early,  dear.-   IBs     greatest poem is  called, 'The     Idle King.'     He was A  lord,     hut he      was a good man and  wrote many oads."  stiuiti >n of  tered thrirx-!:  a young man  grow     old.-'  It is estimated   Mat the cost   of  the  stop  day litigation  will       cost  distance of  000   feet   but in  several    of the  side  passages  we explored   the .are at liberty  to arrange.   The callr* , mistiee   has   been   postponed,   await- '(he     miners of  Great BritainJ350-  rtistancc of  noo  icct, but in sexual ^ ^ ^ ready for working about Oc-   i"S  instructions  from   General  Line-  000,  including  all the costs  on.botli  ��������� tot-er 1, 1!*06." I vitch. sides. __.;;.  air  was cold   but  in  the. main channel  it  was comfortable and pure." ���������fiiTri a mii-jiniriMH ���������innwin ff*!*-.*!!  THE DAILY LEDGER  published   every day except Sunday-  BY-       THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  10 cents   a month*,    $5 per  year   in  jtdvance.,    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  THURSDAY, SEPT.. 28,  1905.  THE ELECTRIC LIGHT  Much discussion is going on by residents about ihe electric light by-  Jaw. So i*ar as we can judge bv con-  ���������.ea's-ng with men ni lhe city who aie  to vole on the 'byiiaw, nearly ail, h-  ndt an, wm favor,the-plan provided  it is shown that water power can -)C  uti-ir/.i'd. If it cannot, iheic ate some  who Llnnk il would not bc adviuabie  to endeavor lo install the lights al  this lime.  There     is     a reeling which is very  .strong ihat there,-.an l<j an adequate  supply  of     water seuiuud nuui lnibii  cneiv for at    least eight or n-nu months in the    year, and that MCLeud's  creek can,    without     very serious expense,   be     turned  :->o  as Lo  renn'oice  , the Bush creek supply at any time it  is      required.   There     is  no  question  but   that  tins can be done,  and    the  general feeling is  that it should lie so  arranged by thc council.   Thc cost as  estimated    by an  engineer  thoroughly  acquainted  Willi  thc situation,  better  acquainted,  it may ho said, by regular     survey work   in       that section,  than any  other  man in this  district,  would not excc;'d $1,0110.   It the council so decides,  they can, provided the  ratepayers     ratify thc bylaw, go  on  and instai  the  plant yet this season.  There will     bc plenty of water until  next June or July.   Before that time  the  work      of tuni'.ns*:     in MCLeod's  creek, which'should be done when thc  creel s arc     low,     can bc done, .dams  built, etc.    An of    this, could bc hone  without  excessive cost.  It seems to be lhc feeling among  thc people that it would be-bel.ler  ecu to suffer some-inconvenience (luring the summer months, if thc reservoirs arc not completed next summer  in time, than lo depend on steam  power. Coronation lakes, at thc  head of Bush Creel--', cover more than  ���������10 acres of ground, and thc outlet  can be easily dammed. Every toot  these lakes are raised means storing  over     10,000,000,     gallons   of water  The fact that water could accumulate    for   lfi  hours out  of  every 2-1  during the summer months,  added lo  the    reserve,      should give an ample  supply.      This,   in  brief,   is   the  belief  of  the people   who- will  vote    on  the   question,   and   the  council   will,  wc  believe,  see thc subject in     thc  same    light.     With      a .water-power  plant wc .shall  have a good, economical system and light can lie furnished so cheaply'that  all can afford to  use it.  With a steam plant many fear that  rates would be too high. Ccitainly  with the feeling as il -is, every possible effort should -be used to install  a system  oPcratedby water power.  If this'is, for any unknown reason,  found absolutely,, impossible, we must  do the next best thing: "but thc evidence is all "m lavor ol there being  ample water power available, and if  so,  thc problem  is easily solved.,  Sealed . Tenders addressed to the  undersigned and endorsed' "Tender  for Indian and Fisheries, oflice Bldg.,  New Westminster, B.C." will be received at this office until Saturday,  October 21, 1.00'j, inclusively, for the  construction of Indian and Fisheries  olliec Bldg.,  New Westminster.  Plans and specifications to bc seen  and forms of tender o-htainc-d at-this  department, at the office of Cl. A.  Kecrer, Esq.., Resident Engineer, New  Westminster.   B.C.  Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not bc considered unless  made on the printed form supplied,  and signed with their actual signatures.  Each tender must he accompanied  by an accepted cheque on a chartered bank, made payable to the order  of the Honourable lhc Minister of  Public Wo'l-.s,. equal to ten per cent  (10 ]).c.) of thr amount of the tender, which will be forfeited if t.he  party tendering decline to enter into a contract when caned upon to do  so, or if fail to complete tlie work  contracted for. If the, tender bc not  accepted  the cheque will l*c returned.  Thc   Department   does  not  bind   itself  to  accept  the lowest  or     any  tender.  By  Order,  FRED  GELINAS,  Secretary.  Departn*enI   of Public Works,  Ottawa,   Sept.   20th,   100:"..  Newspapers inserting this advertisement without authority fr mi the  Department will  not  be paid for  it.  MMMiiMk'MiiMmiimm  A  DAILY LEDGER^  KATJ-iS -fz.ua l'KK DAY  KCOMS  BAR SUl'I'IvIliU WITH Bl'JSl  WINKS, UQUORS, CICARf*  What you get for your juoney is just as irc-  prtant as the amount you pay. A low  prin without the quality does not constitute  a bargain,  UMBRELLAS  A, large quantity of  Ladie's'Umbrellas. \\i is  by purchasing such a  large quantity that we  can afford to sell ihem  at this price. No doubt  <-. ' f purchased elsewhere  5* would cost ;y u about  ^*j   $2.75. Our special,  $2.03 Each  gray and other colors,    ������L^  Special, $6.50  Another line in a navy blue with stripe,  nicely trumped, with  full sleeves,  Spec?al $7.25  A Ladies' Tailor Made    JJ^"*  shiswer proof coat  with    ������������  - esr  belt    and buck'es     on    ^-^  back and box plait, col-   iS4-  iarless, medium weight.  Special, $9 75  BeBt accomodation ia town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vicinity  A. J.'McMURTRJE, Proprietor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  LADYSMITH, B. C,  Good.tables aud good  Rooms  PORTLKND HOTEL  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  Thc bar is extra  well  Stocked  A   line    of     L adies'  Shower proof Coats in  ���������   ****M     mjtmtHMiaaammmmmmiK \rwmmexeivssiatibtir _    ������B MP Y0UK FEET DRY  _3������ ���������������������������������������������������������������-*���������"���������-~���������  ���������YOU  WILL   SAVE  THAI'  DOCTOR      HILL AN I? COUGH  MEDIC INK  BY IT.  n���������irw~~i   WE HAVE JUST OPENED UP  iiiifr���������*n i./Mi ���������*���������**. mii������ 1   r.ni.rj  1S00   PAIRS   OF RUBBERS,   and a/juaiitily 0r Mens', Ladies,  and CHILDREN'S'     CUM COOTS. "      Buying     from     a stock-  that   is  STRTOTLY  NEW   and CLEAN  will'make all the difference   in   thc  world,   as   regards WEAR and APPEARANCE  of Rubber  Goods.  The New Western Hotel  :-?'i^  Ciopd rooms, ' good beds, and good hoard. , ',  Our Bar is, newly fiUedup and well supplied anri is in charge'ol  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  Canadian Pacific  ' ���������'���������]���������:  Railway  m  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������**>���������*������������������������:  ATLANTIC STEAMTHIP TICKETS  Tickets on Sale To and From all European Poinds  AT LOWEST RATES  ALL LINES   REPRESENTED.  For Sailing Dates, Rates and full information,  86 Govt.  Strcet,  Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Disfc. Freiglit '&. Pass.. Agt  359  This  Hotel  ha6    Leon completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  renovated.  HOTEL-  JOHN THA, Proprietor  'Bar'.'.Supplied with  the Best.  Wines, 1st Avenue :-: :-: :  Liquors and  Cigars. -  Ladysmith B.C.  Low [lound Trip Rates  -VIA���������  KING O'TH ROAD  5*  is an English-made Boot for    Winter wear.    Ask  to see it.  RESTAURANT  j Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals *35C and Upward  ������������������������������������'������������������������������������������fe  . YUEN  Ladsymith  Merchant Tailor  IF"  t ji**r������m������L'3**rnn������ >c=m  ^  B.  C  HARTLEY   G1SBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil  Knginecrs  Member Institution,of Klcclrical Kugineers.f England  Member   International  Klcclrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  P.  O.  BOX 357,  ;j   !  I   LADYSMTTIT, B. C.  TH6 CITY 7VIKRKe T  R. Williamson Pi^op  fst. Avenue  ������ Ladysmith B. C.  WM. MUNSIE, President J.  W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephonej46.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd,  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH���������Shingles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     ot���������   -  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar LumLsr, Laths,"  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing    L*amb������i  in   Stock  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has heen comfortably furnished and thc bar is up-to-  d-tc. Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  R.-jtUa*flj ���������������������������: .*'���������: :������������������: **--* L,adyeniltk  HOTEL  DOMINION  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day-  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bat  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  ���������R-iten $1.25 and $1.50���������  Free bna to all steamboat "landings and  railway depots.    Electric earn every IIvt  minutes to all parts of   the city.   I>a>  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNKS, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C.  ii^  PHI FIW*II!N''  Leads Them    Ail  IN QUALITY  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKmnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern  and     Strictly First Cluns.  Commercial 'Men's' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Buildiiy**.  HOTEL LELAND  -:o:  R. P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :'���������: :���������: ������������������*. .���������: :-B.C.  (-T. J. VVcllman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly'renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner X-Jranville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone, 1���������4-.  m.-*-*^*^."*^.*^-.***^**--^^^  f     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  I  PURCHASERS AND SA1ELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting VSTorlcs a.t  LADYSMITH, B. C.  * Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  \ .    ������������������: : . '   ���������  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  *���������  W, J. WATSON,  Genera! Manager. SmelterJanager, \  '���������ikPi-^K^Pi-ikPi^Pi^k tft"fe*!!*fe KhkPi^P.K^K^Pi^-K^^^Pi^Pi^Pi-^^^Pi^r'  -���������Mpra  *^>^>  > *������_Sl  Market  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government     and  Yates Ste.,  Victoria, B. C*  St. Paul j Diiluth, SiouxCity,  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50 Chicago 71.50  DtUcs of sale, Sept, 16th. and 17th  Final return limit 9$*. days     from  date of sale.  For full  particulars call  on or address <  S. G. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A.., 71 Government st  Seattle, Wash, Victoria, B.C.  HENRVS NURSFRIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &   Imported  GARDEN,.. FIELD     and  FLOWER  SEEDS, !  ������������������-..' i  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  JIODODENDRONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE  AND HARDY,  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  3010  Westminster  Road,   Vancouver.  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  b\M\im\  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality. .    . l'  HARRUP AND IIAYEDN.  BOAT     BUILDERS.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B. ii.  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAfilORS  HIGH  STREET.  ���������_:_: Best in the City :���������:���������j  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  n r      j   on rnr*. Ann ������ PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  Reserve Fund, $3,500,000 ;    BAKED AND FResh,  JQeo. Roberts  DSD   ST  EVER STRIKE YOU?  That thc place to BU Y YOUR M EAT* is   where  the  slaughtering  done locally?   Wc arc  not depending   on    what  the Wholesalers send u<  and     can     GUARANTEE   EVERY-THING to be FRESH AND CLE A  STFVENS BLOCK,  GAT/^R1-*   sA^EJl  1  LADYS.,1.T  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY ORDERS  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency  CUBANCIGARFA^TORY  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES:  $5 and under.     3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cent3  "    $io.     " " $30   10 cents  ������    $30       " ��������������������������� $50   15 cents  These Orders are Payable al: Par al any office in C  mid a of a Chartered Bar*  .O.   (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points   11 thc United States. ,tfannfactl]rers Qf ^ FaffilOUS  KKGOTIAHLE AT A FIXED RATE A '  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC   , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of remlttin   small sums of moncjr  with safety and at small   ;ost.  LADYFMITH BRANCH  *  W.  A* CORNWALL. MaBagw*.  CUBAN BLOSSOfl  None bu   Union I^abor   Employed  H J. BOOTH, Prop  One of -which  Is the famous "North  Uoast Limited," - ���������  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Cheap round  trip tickets, good' for three months,  to Eastern and. Southern points, on  sale Sept.  1G  and  17.  Excursion rates now n effect  to Portland Fair.   Round  trip  rate   $9.65.   Only direct line  toYellowstorie Park.  Steamship tickets on sale to all  European points. Cabin accommodation reserved hy wire.  reserved by wire. -  For  - furlhjr    particulars    call  or  write thc oiFicc.        Phone Maip. i5G.  .   VICTORIA,   B.   C.  A. D* CARLTON,    *"      C. E. LANG  A.G-.P.A,   N.P.,        General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  Are You  Going East  Then he sure your  tickets read   via  the  NORTH WESTERS  LINK  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains . from the Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST  TIME.  'BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete .information ask your  local agent or write,  F.1 W. PARKER  General -J gent,  7?0 2nd Ave., Seattle.  .Dialers in  Pianos and  Organs..  I aiysrr.ith. B,C  ���������Dr. Dior can bc Font-*.;:  at anytime  at his orticc on High s!;\-:fc. His dental work is guarantcr! lo be first-  class and rates reason:   lc st. DAILY LB&GER  iKisss^utat^H  *mm  ���������tysaamtamiiiammai  '-K*^*I-,*H*'H*<K-**v--I*-*M--,$^^  mm  NANAIMO I.B.iC  Haiiufacturers of^lhe  7  I  ���������r  otbtbi  ���������<.<.-������*x-^ i^*->Ra*^**jkftaj'>fci>'������:a^^v������������o*y-^  . f In |British Columbia  $    Lager Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  *���������*  ������     from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  !--'^-H***H*-^-M������>--K^  Your Wife's  Birthday  Present  ^GcsfaM^ip,?***  Nolliing worthy of the occasion requires     so small an cxpcndi-  (uie of money nor gives  (he rec-ipi- nt such a great measure of dc-  Jighi as a dainly specimen ofGLAS.*" OR CHINA.  We have so many of these that enumeration of it is impossible.  Spend the same amount as a bunch  of flowers would cost and you can  obtain something grand.  And it won't wither in twenty-four  hours either.  A  POST CARD'WILL    BlilNG   ;*Lr     HANDSOME     CATALOGUE T'l* "^ OUR -DOOR.     .  O  '������<  -WE 1 NROBE'S STORE NEWS--  PREPARATION  BARGAIN WEEK  We are out of several lines that were advertised in the last issues  therefore we are making preparations for different lines  in this weeks' Bargains  FLANNELETTE  31)0 YARDS CANADIAN FLANNELETTE,   NEWEST   STRIPES     AND  COLORINGS.      FAST  DYE,   GOOD,   FIRM   CLOTH,   LIGHT       OR  DARK,   3-*   INCHES   WIDE THINK   OF     IT!        EQUAL    TO    A  CLOTH (il INCHES WIDE,. 15 cents.  Special Bargain, per yard, ioc.  3r>0   YARDS   FLANNELETTE,   SPL ENDiD PATTERNS, REGULAR 12k  FOR      7 A-  cents. i in  7/////>r*jy///z  VVRAPPERETT  2.--0  YAUDS 'IN- DIFFERENT SHADES    . AND PAT  TERNS   FOR  MORNING   JACK ETS,   WRAPPERS,   WAISTS,  ETC.  REGULAR 35 for  174 cents.  150 YARD'S    SWANSDOWN, REGULAR, 30 CENTS, for 21 CENTS.yd  VICTORIA,BC  Miners9 Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.   Drill Sharpened  hy  n-*  ^y'ays gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  '."-'''Shipsmitliing    in aJJ     its   Branhes  Horseshoers'and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON  PRETTY WAISTS  NUNS' VEILING WAISTS���������in Cardinal, Blue and Cream, NOT extra-  vagcnlly priced, as you'll agree when you've seen the BEAUTIES WE  ARE  SELLING  AT  $I.5<>.  CHINA SILK WAISTS in Sky Blue   and  Ivory,  unlincd,   made with  insertion and  tucks.   REGULAR, $4.ltD - l*'OR  $2.78.  Fhe Clothing  SJ>ccails  SUITS FOR MEN  Suils to he sold   at  BIG  Reduction    as      we     have    only  broken  sizes.  Early custoineis will hs repaid twice   over  for  their  trouble  in  shopping  here. ��������� ���������  BOYS' SUITS, less than $1.00 a garment,  Surely  no  need for Mother to   make them when $0 LITTLE MONEY will save her   time and   preserve   her   ���������eyesight.  BOYS'   SAILOR   SUITS,   REGULAR,  $2-50,   for $1.50.  BOYS   SAILOR   SUITS,   LONG   PANTS,  REGULAR,  $5.00 for $2.75.  -������!  THE NEW  SILKS  NEW  CHINA   AND  TAFFETA SILKS  For Childrens' Dresses, Ladies  Waists etc.,  TAFFETA   SILK���������27 in'jhes wide, REGULAR 50 cents,  for 35 cents'.  CHINA SILK���������22" inches  wide, REGULAR 36 cents  for 20  CENTS yd.  RUBBERS FOR ALL  HI EN, WOMEN  AND CHILDREN at  BIG   REDUCTION.  OIL CLOTHING   for Hunting  aud  Fishing at  the same REDUCTION all thc other  goods arc going at.  ������!  CORSETS  THE BEST to wear, now,  50c, 75c.   $1.00 and   $1.25   A  PAIR.  .Buller Street   -    -  -    Ladysmith, B C  ���������������++*+++4+++ + ++++++++++++++4^4+++44^+++++4++++ + ++<  *%,  LU C/SMITH TRANSFER CO.   *  1  WOMENS'JERSEY RIBBED) VESTS  WOMEN'S JERSEY RIBBED VESTS-Especially     adapted for winter  wear, with light, soft Silk Fleece inside,  button fronts and long sleeves.  REGULAR, $1.0.), SPECIAL 75c.  WOMEN'S HALF-WOOL RIBBED V ESTS���������With light, soft fleece inside  hutton  fronts and long sleeves���������REGULAR 80 CENTS FOR (10 CENTS.  LADIES  NATURAL WOOL VESTS   AND   DRAWERS   all sizes.     REGULAR PRICE, $1.25 SELLING   PRICE,   $L00.  LADIES'   HYGIENIC      VESTS   Half  Wool,         REGULAR,  75   CENTS  FOR  -15 CENTS.  CHILDRENS'  VESTS,  in ribbed and   Hygienic,  REGULAR.   35c,  45c,  mid   50c.   NOW  25c-.,   35c,   and   <lOc. t#   GREVfFLANNEL  Fine Canadian All-Wool, Grey FLANNEL, light, Medium or dark shades  sold at 22\ cents per yard. Was 30c.  THE   WELL-KNOWN      ' a iau*^>X,  KNIT-TO-FIT SWEATERS  Just arrived.      In   all   colors.   'Ihey are well advertised here already  without  further   mention,   as  they have   been   worn here   since   we  took  lhc 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,  nut as  long as the s.Uc  w 11 be on, they -will   he sold  * $3.95  o  HENS' UNDERWEAR, Fleece Lined  MENS'  NATURAL WOOL and  heavy  rib-bed-    Scolfsh     W0ol  UNDERWEAR to  be sold   at a BIG REDUCTION.  500 PAIR OF PANTS  Just arrived ������l  few days -ago,  wo rlh up to  $2.75,   tb he sold at  $1.25 a Pair  |*J5  NOS,  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURF MOV- j  ED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY. j  ������������������..I l"j  Stables in the rear of the Ladysmilh hotel.     Leave orders at   the "J  Ahhots ford. j   -- j  WILLIAMS AND Ai A3 A IT* j  I  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADIES' RAINCOATS  -BI G  REDUCTION���������  *  9  FURS    ...  FOR  THE  COMING-' WINTER-     Our  FURS     arc very  STYLISH,  six     lengths in  frotitt.    Come in and sec   our   furs���������Now   is   the  best time  to'.,    buy���������'before, cold   weather   com indices.      REGULAR  $-1.50  for $3.00  SEP rEIVlBER BLANKET SALE  '    CAN'T BEAT OUR PRICE. .  Fine, Unshrinkable,  while  wool  Blankets., Size GOxS-5. ��������� Regular, $5.00  " for $3-75  ' filx82,' Regular,   $5.75,  for    -,..-.    $'L*-5"  fiS.vSfi,   regular,   $7.00,   for ...I....'    ?5-00  SILVER    GREY  BLANKETS  FROM $2.00  up to $5.00.  BLANKET SHEETS, White and  Grey,  Regular,  $1.25,  for  -  S:">c:  r  LADYSMITH}  *PHONE 66  1  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  J3UGGIES  FOR HTRE '���������:���������:  :���������:  See J.  KEMP, or leave orders  with  BLAIR &  ADAM  1  \FIRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  r=  ! W.  SILER  i  Federal express and  1       delivery  k     WORK PROMPTLY  DOVE  i' Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  8S. R, SIMPSON  Solicitor,  Etc.  ���������M)13/   ia    L-ai i  st Avenue        ������     -     LADY5M i  WALKING SKIRTS  DARK   MIXED  TWEEDS,   Good   range or Sizes,  also goes  AT REDUCTION.  HENS' CASHMERE SOX  Seamless, guaranteed fast color. Regular, 35 c.  TO BE SOLD AT 20c.  A   PAIR. ,  MENS' HEAVY WORKING   SOX���������  All-wool.    Regular,   25c   a  pair,   to be  SOLD   'AT 20  CENTS  A Pair  'Oi  VSs,  BOYS' SCHOOL BOOTS  BOYS   HOOTS on  sale this  week.��������� GOOD,   Sensible  Old   Country   made  Boots,   that will g-'nc lasting  wear   and     satisfaction.       Sizes   8   to 13.  REGULAR   $1.50,   FOR ��������� $1.25.  BOYS'  WORKING   BOOTS-  ���������* j  BOYS'    OLD-COUNTRY MADE BOOTS," with      nails  and  heel  plates;  sizes  from 1  to 5.  Will, give lastr-jng wear  and   satisfaction.  REGULAR,  $2.25,  FOR     $1,50.  THE   BOYS'   BOOTS  ���������*  *   Arc made of HEAVY CALF LEATHER.   The soles are EXTRA HEAVY, with neat extension. Sizes 1 to5.     Regular,   $2.00 per  pair.  SPKC.IAL,   $1.60.  "0  INFANTS SHOES '   INFANTS'   SHOES,   SOFT   SOLES  ���������All colors and sizes from  1 to 5.  REGULAR,  50c,   FOR 25  CENTS.  THE WOMENS' SPECIAL  FINE  DONGOLA BOOTS���������With    ex ten lion  Edge,  and  neat Cuban heels.  All sizes.  SELLING* PRICE, 2.25,    SPECIAL,   $1.50.  WOMENS'  and   CHILDRENS'   [''all and    Winler      COATS Loose  Box  Backs     and   Tight-fitting,   black   and     Fawn   to   be   sold   REGARDLESS  OF   COST.  \,r    -i^ ������.(/    ;)' vi; Hi iii  i IS\J COUPONS       ������  - given |^  with sacrifice     T  Space won't permit us to mention all the Bargains we are offering  C ILL AND SEE FOR YOURSFLF  ... M/ ���������*���������' vi' Hi i'i   T  **   N) CCUPONS   ^  X  given       rp  with  sacrifice    "p  prices. '["  *��������� -j. /���������'  J.  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  STOLEN.  NOTICE���������Any information leading  to the recovery of a Rambler bicycle  coaster brake,, stolen from a residence on First Avenue on Saturday  morning will be rewarded at tho  office of The Ledger.  WANTED��������� Girl to look after small  child after school bonis. ,Address J.,  P.O.   Box   oOS 2x1  THE CITY   BAKERY  THE  BEST,   AND   NOTILiM*   BUT     THE  BEST  X BREAD ��������� CAKES   - COOKIES ��������� and  A GOOD assortment of FRESH C ONFECTIONERY  jPIES X  1ST AVE  A. LUCAS  a  HAND  MADE  PIT SHOES  PAINTING   AND  FAPERHANGING  a new ram ay track *s being con- Neatly and Artistically Done  strueted,  lo connect the colliery  and,  Irr.nsier wharves.  ���������o���������  Mr. J Slew ait, City Clark, left  last cwninq, for New .Westminster,  where he viii meet Mayor Coburn,  and the two will icpiesenl Ladysiinth  Council at Uie conference of the municipalities r,r Canada.  Orders  Promptly   Executed  S. ROEDDING  -   LADYSMITH  Best tobacco, fruit and cudies at  Carter's, First Avemit.  A  very   pleasant   even ng  was spent  at the Ladysmilh hon-1 last evening,  about  twenty people being the guests  of  Air.  ami Mis.   Don  White.       The  paily   was   fortunate  in   ha.ing   among its niiinl-ci some good entertainers,    among  oiheis   being Mrs.        A.  Bn1 lor,  of  Victoiia,   Mrs. Trehearnc,  Miss   Hirst,   and  Mr. Smith,  of La-  (Insniitli.    Tho music and  singing was  highly  appreciated ]iy  those  present,  and  many  thanks Avet'e  due to      the  host     and hostess For the enjoyable '  evening spent, by  all-  MEET  IN  LADYSMITH IF  THE PEOPLE  SO DESTRE  The     TariiV Commission,  composed  Of Hon   W.     S.  I'lCidiiiL'. Minister of  F.i ..nee, lion-. W.  Paltcison, Minister  of CiibUnns,  and  tho Hon.  Mr.   I'miii  (lieau,     Aliinstei- or    Inland  Revenue,-  ���������will visit     Victoria and   other  Island  ".mills    next     week.      Ralph   Smith '  Mem her  for     ilie  district.,  yesterday i  desired     The     Ledger  fogi\e notice  to  Uie peop'e     of Ladysmith that   if  there is anything that, they desire to  bring before the     commission he will  arrange for   .'-.meeting here  next,   week, -  after  the commission finishes- its Vic- J  toria   session.   IF those interested     in'  the subject, and would  like to have a !  meeting    of ihe     commission  inl.ady-  smith,  will so notify The Ledger the  icr-ui'Ms       will lie forwarded  to Mr.  Smith.   Parties  particularly  interested  would  do wen  to wiite our Member on   the subject,  at  once.  Just     arrived���������Souvenir      leather  post-cards.   Also aluminum, post-card  (something new)  at Knight's  Bookstore.  -y  Steel  Ran?  ������������������v-**^  STRONG   GRATES  Just one turn is  necessary to operate  the Kootenay grates, and they are made in such a  way that live coals are never dumped into the  ashpan.  This makes the Kootenay Range much easier to  operate p.:id more economical on fuel than, the  ordinary cheap range fitted with common grates.  The Kootenay is equipped with many other  exclusive and, special features, which should be  examined before buying any other range.  Sold by all enterprising dealers. Write for  booklet.  rcr**������--��������� -*-  London,        Toronto,  Montreal,  St. John. N. B.  Winnipeg,       Vancouver  rdware Co  MUNICIPAL BYLAW  $375���������Cash secures a fine residence in  the choicest pai t of the city. Only  $2-14 more to pay at thc rate of  $12 per month. Owner has invested over *>b( 0 in improvements.  Water  Laul   on.   I-'mc garden.  $1,500���������Cash   and   $1,500   in   5   years  at   0  per   cent,  buys   20-acre   farm  one     mile   from -Duncan.   L2  acies  underi   ^ cultivation.   Ei'yh broomed  house and  large  frame  barn.  5.2SD���������Cash    and    ?1DI)  on   mortgage  bujs  two   lots  eaeh  f;()\-12l)  only  a  few   yards   from   post-olfice.      Fine  investment.  $KM���������Cas-h. and balance of &210 on  time buys a line corner lot in good  locality.  of Ladysmith to authorize th  oF   money   to   construct       at*  FOR      RENT-A  house,   all neatly  ted.  nice    five-roomc-d  Papc.ed and pain-  FOR   RENT���������Nice   foui-roomed bouse  Water laid on.  $7 per  month.  Fire,   Life  and   Accident  Insurance.  Deeds,   Wills,     Mortgages,   Contracts  and   Agreements Drawn.  J. STEWART  Convey-mciiig     3������       Notary Public  P. O. BOX 268  A b*.l*aw oF     the Corporation  of  the   City  raising /by way of a Loan a sufficient   sum  Electric  Plant  for   the  said Municipality.  Whereas it is necessary and o xpedient that the Corporation ot th  City of Ladysnr'tl*. should construct a-systcm of Electric Plant for the  purpose of furnishing Electric light to the said City and inhabitants  thcicof,  AND WHEREAS a petition under Section (fiO) of the .Municipal  Clauses Act has been presented to the Municipal Council signed by the  owners oF more than one-tenth in value nf the real property in the  City ot Ladysmith as shown by t Im list re*, ised Assessment Roll, requesting the said Council to introduce a By-law with the objects herein  set foith,  AND WHEREAS il will incun an cx-peiwliture of the sum of  J.20,000 to construct tbe said '-"lee trie Light system and it is desire.l  hy thc Council of lhe Corporation to raise such sum by way o>" loan  upon   lhe credit  of  the Corporation    of the  City, of Ladysmith,  AND WHEREAS the whole rateable land and improvements oi  real property of the Corporation of lhe City of I,ad\sinil.li, according  lo the last revise-! Assessment, Roll for the year 190-1, was $-107,265.0(7  AND WHEREAS the total amount required to be raised annually by rate, for paying the debt which will be created hereunder, and  the interest thereon, and for Cleat ing an annual sinking fund for the  payment off of the said debt and interest within   20  years  is  $l,S00,  STOVES    AT  BARGAINS  Ofie No. 8 Cook Stove with  Reservoir $7.50  One N0.8 Ccok Stove $10.30  Heating Stove from-$3,50  and upward  G PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St  Store Lately Occupied by John  Thompson, complete with counter  and fixtures.  Rent $15 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Have you tried  NABOB TEA?*  Best 50c. Ceylon Tea in the  arket  LOJTISOI  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.  m������MS������S&������5!������3Hi������S������������������^&������^2Sg3^.  JR.S..J,  TELEPHONE 8-7  /*3oi_-<j  PS-  FRESH  cAND  CRISP  'PHONE   2-4  PH������NE  24.  We are handling lhe "Christie" Mining Shoe���������The  Ghristie holds a diploma,  (won at the Winnipeg exhibition) for the best  Hand Made Shoe  exhibited that year.  And those that have worn  them say that they last  TH REE PAUR of any other  make. They are made from  No. I Oat Tanned leather.  EVERY PAIR   GUARANTEED  TRY A PAIR  Walters &  Akenheacl  Appointments may he made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dicr's  on High strcet     st  Ladysmith  Temp'e No. 5 Rain hoi  listers meets in  tlie Oddfellow'   -  ���������ml and 1th Tuesday at 7.30  p.  -  Irs. Kate Tate,  secretary.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  ��������� Coal���������Coal lands  may   "he  purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  $20   for   anthracite.   Not  more  than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of tcn#cents per  ton of 2,000  pounds    shall     be collected on the  gross output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A fi-C3 ni-mer, having discovered  mineral in place, -nay locate a claim  1,500 x 1,!)00 feet. The fee for recording a claim is  $5.00  At 'east $100 must he expended on  the claim each ytai or paid to thc  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $f)00 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having .a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the laud at  $1  an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2J per cent on  the sales. ���������  PLACER mining claims generally  arc 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may o'.i'tajn two leases  to dredge lor  gold  of  five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of thc Minister of .the,Interior.  The lessee shall have, a (hedge    in  operation.within one season from the  date, of the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased.   Royalty at thc rate  of 21* per cent collected on the output after il exceeds $10,000.        ��������� ]  ,  W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister  of the In*  "erior. <  RUBBER  We have received our   Fall consignment of Rubber Goods and are  i i  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 DESCRIP HON  Special lines of Dress Goods at Clearing prices.  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST  I-AEYEMITH  NOTICE.  W. G. Fraser  Use Porter's Antiseptic Healing  Jil. freely guarantc-Jd, for sale only  it thc Drug Store. -  From this date; thc undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order signed,by thc secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. O., May 18th, 1905.  Merchant Tailor/  i('st | Avenue)-..  on   hand. Call early and  ^get your choice  Fall Stock  AND WHEREAS  it will  require an annual rate of 4i   mills     in  1,-lic dollar for paying  such  new  debt and interest,  AND WHEREAS this By-law   may. not_bc altered or repealed except with  the consent of thc Lieutenant Governor in Council, ���������>  THEREFORE,   the   Municipal   Council     of -  the Corporation of thc  City of Ladysmilh enacts as follows  (1.) It shall he lawiul for the Mayor of thc Corporation of the  City of Ladysmitli to honow upon thc credit of thc said Corporation  b> way of debentures hereinafter mentionad, from any person or persons  b'ody or bodies corporate, who may he willing ,to advance thc same as a  Loan, ;i sum of money not exceeding in the whole the sum of 521,000,  cuirency, and to cause l*.U such sums so raised or received to bc paid into thc hands of thc Cleric of the said Corporation, for thc purpose rnd  with  the  object   hereinafter  ioi!:.btl.  (2 ) It shall -he lawf.il for the said Mayor to cause any number of  debentures lo he made, executed and issued for such sums as may bo  required, not excce-ling, however, the sum of $20,(00 in currency as may  he required, each of the said debentures being of the amount of $500.00,  and all such debentures shall be sealed with the seal of the Corporation  and signed  hy the Mayor thereof, ami   countersigned   by   the   Clerk   of   thc  .-.aid   Corporation.  (:i.) The said debentures shall hear date thc Est day of October, -J005,  and shall he payable in 20 years from thc said date at thc olliec of the  t'oiporation of the City of Ladysmith, Province of British Columbia, -  and shall have attached to them coupons for thc payment of interest and  (lie signatures to the said coupons may bc wiilten, stamped, printed or  lithographed.  (-1.) The said debentures shall bear interest at the rate of not exceeding 5 per cent, per annum from tho date thereof which interest  shall he payable half-ycaily, at thc olliec of the Corporation of the said  City on the first days of January and July in each and every year during the currency of     thc said   debentures as expressed  in the debentures  or coupons.  (T-.) There shall lie iaisj>d and levied in each year during the currency of the said debentures the sum of, $1,000 for the paying of interest  and the sum of SHOO for the purpose of creating a sinking fund for the  payment of the debt due under the said 'debentures, making in, all the  sum of $1,800. ���������  (G.) For the purpoi-e of pay men t of the said sums in the next proceeding paragraph mentioned there shall be levied in each year a special  rate of -I J. mills in tho dollar on all rateable land or iniprovemc*nl.s or  real property in the mun'i-ipality of the said Corporation of thc City  of Ladysmilh during the continuance of the said debentures or-any of  them.  (7.)      It shall be lawful   for    the   s-aid   City  to  redeem   all or any  of  the said  debentures at par at any  time     after    the     expiration   of five  j  years from the date thereof upon giving    six    calendar     months'   notice,  which  notice shall be deemed  to be.   sufficient     given      by     a publication  thereof  four  times in   the  British Columbia      Gazette    and    albho-ugh  th*  holders   of  tlie   debentures  mentioned    in     such  notice be not specifically  named,   and after  the  expiration   of   thc   said   period   of  six     months    all  imprest   on   the  said   debentures,   the   lYuinlxrs   of which   shall   have   been  published   as  aforesaid,   shall  cease.  (S.) This I'.y-law before tlie final passing thereof shall roecive the  ass-ent of the Electors or the City of Ladysmilh in the manner provided  in  the  -Municipal  Clauses  Act and   amending   Acts   thereto.  (!).) This By-law shall take effect on the ilth' day of October, A.!-.,  lf!05.. -  Hammer  Guns at  20 PRlCENT  Discount for  CASH  Saturday Bargains  We have decided to reduce  our stook of  HAMMER GUNS  So offer  these snaps  foi   Saturday.  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  *BSa8S2tt8SS3SaaSS3B}a  all  This By-law may be cited f<..r  Light  By-law.  Read   first time  11 th .September, l'Tir*.  Head   second   lime   11th  day   of   September,  1305.  Read   third   lime 25th day  or  September,   IMS.  !   -    . ,1   i   i .   ������    .* i. : ���������:!*��������� .  1   ��������� i  purposes  as  The  Ekclric  JOHN*   W.  COBURN,  , ' \ Mayor.  J. STEWART.  '     Olrr--.  NOTICE.  TAKE   NOTICE   that  the  above    is  a true copy  of the'proposed  by-law upon which   the vote  of    tho   Mm Icijality  will   be   taken  at    the  City Hall on  thc 7th  day  of  October,   A.P.    itb.*"*,  from  8  a.m.   to  -i p.  JOHN   STEWART,  City  Clerk.  J, Stewart ���������will be returning officer, '  B-jfj"******-""*--^^^  DON'T  BE  PERSUADED WITH  SMOOTH   TALK     TO BUY EYE-  'GLASSES OR   SPECTACLES  WHEN YOU DON'T- NEED  THEM  OUR  PRACTICE   IS   NOT      TO  ADVISE   THEIR   USE  BY   ANYONE WHEN WE FIND THAT THE  SIGHT  IS NOT AFFECTED..  SMOOTH-.OlALK'CAN  CON-V1NCE YOU FOR THE TIME BEING THAX..YOU NEED  GLASSES     AND     LATER     COMES  DISSA^SFACTION.   THIS   DOES  NOT HAPPEN  WITH  US,  -WE  HAVE  ANY NUMBER OF      REFERENCS      TO   SHOW,  FROM -RESIDENTS  OF THIS CITY"    AND SURROUNDINGS.  WE TEST YOUR EYES BY THE   LATEST METHODS   FREE  OF CHARGE     AND GUARANTEE   OUR  WORK.    WE   CARRY THE BEST QUALITY OF  OPTICAL   GOODS  ES ARE MODERATE.  OUR PRIC-  B.FORCJMflBR  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  Firs t Avenue,   X   X   X      Ladyfoiith,  5**g������"*S"SSSSHWB  B. C  toves  /  We are making them oi .ths Nswest  Styles.  Pa ttern and Lates*  WE DO ALL KINDS 'OV .FOUNDRY  WORK  Our Prices are Reasona,   blc  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S W1NUOWS.  and at Lsdysmilh Hardware Ccmpany  LADYSfUTH IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,  LTD.  ��������� Dr.   Dicr's  olhce is  open evenings  and   appointments  can   be  made    for  work at any time through  the week.  Only   first-class  dental  work   is turned out and  it is  done at reasonable  prices  st  BOOTS  AND SHOES'AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing  and  m&king  to order   ���������*.  .peciality.  THQriAS   MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmitli, B. C.  Dr.  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  PAINTING,  PAPEKHANOING  ETC.  m  Work done properly and at     rlgbi  prices.     Shop and residence In  reai  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J. E. SMITH, Prop  Ah  Merchant T-Jlors  La   dies'  ���������id Coils'  Order,  Cinlus Made  PERFECT EIT GUARANTY '  LADYSMITH,   B. C

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