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 1LE0^^53S^"--  The LadysmithDaily Ledger  VOL.2,  WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27th.  OCT I _ .19  RUSSIA DECLINES  TO INTERFERE  Although   France Would   Like  Her Support Against Ger~|  man Diplomacy  Witte is Not Trying to Persuade  per man Statesmen tp Accept  Moroccan Program  Berlin,'   Sept.  27.���������The impression  in    some     of  tlie Paris  newspapers  that M.  Willi- has endeavored   io assist  France  in  persuading  Chancellor  Von   Buelow  and   Foreign   Sct-relasy  Von     Rishlhofcn  to accept Premier  Rouvicr's   Moroccan   programme    appears  most   unlikely,   although inquiries1 ma-de on the subject       have  not.resulted'in'obtaining definite official   information  as   lo   what     look  place at M. Wilte's interviews with  the chancellor  and  foreign  secretary.  It-was learned, however,' that     Russia's  Policy at present tends to entire  nan-interference   in   France-German .relations.      France  would  naturally   desire  Russia's support against   Herman  diplomacy,   but .Russia's  view      is that  France and  Germany  might,  settle  their "differences  themselves-.  SEEKING KNOWLEDGE IN  NEWYORK  Scottish Merchants to Tour  U. S. and Canada to Inre-s  tigate Grain Situation  They   Placed on   Market  ������608,081,272 Worth  ,      #*���������  of Goods  ENTIRE ISLAND SHAKEN WIITi'S RE&L MiSSIOl  BY  E  SPURIOl'S COINS  ARE  CIRCliLATEl) IN V ANCOUV KB  FLNEO   TOR   SHOOTING  A   COCK   PHEASANT.  The .si-.   Lai'.\smith  boys  who  were  summoned   at ' liemaniuK for  Pheasant  Vancouver,      Sept.   ������('���������-Counl-ei fci-  ters     are at work jn     the city, and   shooting drove down 1o the saw min  agciits  of  thc gang    arc endeavoring   town "this  morning      where  the case  was gcaid by Capt,. Berkeley.  The court discharged  five  of  the.  'to pass the "quieer"   on   all uns'iisp-ecl-  fing business  men.   The coin "is of the  twciity-live-cent. denomination,  audits' lads^ end fined one .$25 and costs.   _  passage is only attempted  after dark      "* "  and usuaiij   upm  ihe smaller out lying stores.  On Satuiday night one of the coins  "was successfully passed upon one ol  the West  Barrister  Russel  Sjmpson  defended.   : O   Steamer     Tecs,     Capt.   Locke,   returned  u yesterday      from   Naas  and  of  British  Columbia.   The  End business men, an em-! wojr lu'-ns  plovce having taken  il in   while   the I steamci      ,,r0llShl 8 U0������ cascs ������f sal"  proprietor  was out to dinner i mon      trnm  t,,c. no**"--���������    canneries.  The counterfeit is not by any *1 h,!* Cur-������ was **iscl-alS*--** a*- Van,  means a work of art though ,i,couvcl* T,,e I'-^enger list was a  would pass on the average man in a | laI =c ���������Q~M'' '" U,c salloor* a,wl U7  rush. It is of the Queen Victoria' c'ecl* Pa^'-'"5������rs- ���������*UY Indians from  stamp. tearing dale of 1892. Both ���������rlh'��������� canneries. Thc Tees wm  sides of the coin are somewhat worn,|Sai' "orlli a������a,n on Sun!'ay ,"g*lt*  particularly the dale face. The map-] ~*~~~~~'~i'~**���������'^>^*~*~*'^  ���������le wreath surrounding the QuccnjN  yLead does not conic out** very clearly  while the cross groves around - the  of correct size and is generally a fair  ���������who'e idea being evidently lo give  evidences of wear and agp.  The     coin is a rather cheap alloy.  sufficient lead being introduced to  give it the required weight. It is-  -sotnewhat dull in appeai'tauce, but is  of correct, size ans is reneiaiiy a fair  imitation. A person nol on his  guard might very easily bc taken in  by the coin.  "- '    "***��������� ��������� ���������      -���������  JNEW ANGLO-JAPANESE TREATY  *~Liondon, Sept, 27.���������The governments of Great Britain and Japan,  being desirous of replacing the agreement concluded between them on  'January������������������ 30th,. 1902, by fresh stipulations, have agreed upon the following articles which have for their  object:  A.���������Consolidation and the maintenance of general peace in the regions  of eastern Asia and  India...  B��������� The preservation of the common interests of all the powers in  China by ensuring the independence  and integrity of the Chinese- Empire,  and the principle of ekiual opportunity for the commerce and industry of  all  nations in  China.  C���������The  maintenance of   the   territorial  rights   of the high  contracting  parlies in the regions of eastern* Asia  and of India, .and the defence of their  speoial jiiteiiesls  in   the said  regions.  The text of the treaty follows:  Article    .���������It  is agreed   that whenever in   the  opinion  of cit'her  Great.  Britain  or  .Japan  any   of   the rights  and   interests, referred   lo  in   the pre-  'amble of   this agreement  are  in  jeopardy, (he two governments will com  iminicate with one another .fully and  'fraiilely,   and   will  consider   in    common   the 'measures, which  should     bo  taken   to   safeguard   those   menaneed  rights or   interests.  Article  . 2.���������.Should   either   of  the  high contracting  parties  bc   involved  in   war  in  defense of  its  territorial  rights  or special   interests,   tin*  oliber  parly   will  at Mice conic  'to     thc  assistance   of   it-*--   ally and-   both* par-  tick    will   conduct   war   in   coiniii-on  with any  power or  powers  involved  in such  war.  Article   "L���������Japan   possessing   paramount political,   military ,and  economic    interests  in Korea,  Great Britain recognizes Japan's right to take  such  measures   for the guidance, control  and   protect ion   of  Korea as she  ���������nay  deem proper and   necessary   to  safeguard   anil -advance   those   interests,  providing the  measures  so taken are not. contrary to  the principle  of  effiiui  opportunity   for  the     conv  ���������merce.     and  industry  of all nations.  -,   Article 4.���������Great Britain, having a  special  interest  in all   that  concerns  vho security of tho Indian frontier,  >  Japan recognizes- her right to take  such measures in the proximity. of  that frontier, as she may find necessary for safeguard iug her ^ndian Possessions.  Article 5.���������The high contracting  parties agree that neither,will,,without consulting* the other, enter into  a separate, ���������arrangement with onoth-  "cr power'to 'prejudice-'the objects described "in  the  preamble.  Article   C,���������As   regards-the   present  war /������������������ between     Japan   and   Russia,  Great Britain  will continue to maintain   a strict  neutrality   unless   some  other-power'or powers  join iu hostilities against,  Japan,  in which case  Great Britain will come to the'    assistance  of  Japan  and   will  conduct  the  war      in common and will  make  peace in  mutual agreement  with Japan  Article      7.���������The    conditions  under  which  armed assistance  shall he afforded either power  to .the other  in  thc  circumstances  mentioned  in   the  present,   agreement',   and   thc means  hy ,which such assistance-'* shall       he  made available   will   he   arranged   by  tlie   naval   and   military   authorities  of   the contracting  parties,   who will  from lime to lime consult one     another fully     and  freely  on all questions  of  mtiliiiil   mien-sis'.  Article    8.���������The  present agreement  shall  be subject,  to  the  provision of  article II  and come into effect imme-  diately  after  the  date  of  the signature and      remain   iu  force   for   ten  years  from   that date,  in  case neith*-  er of  (be parties shall have heen notified   twelve months  before  the expiration of said  ten years of an intention   of  terminating   it.    It   shall  remain  binding until expiration     of  one year from the day on which either  of   the parlies shall   have  renounced  it,  but if, when (he dale of   Iho  expiration  arrives either  ally  is actually,   engaged  in war the alliance  shall   be ipso  facto* and  continue  until   peace is concluded.  The treaty is signed by Foreign  Secretinry Lnndsdowne on behalf of  Great Britain, and by Baron Tlay-  ash i. the Japanese minister, on behalf of Japan.  New York, Sept.  27.���������The  Journal  of    L Commerce says:;   Two  visitors,  from    Iho   other side in New York  this   week    are  Director  T.  McNab  and Conimerical Manager VV.  F. Stewart, * of the Scottish  Co-operative  Wholesale Society,  Ltd.,  whose head  offices are in Glasgow.   These gentlemen  are   the  representatives  of     an  industry  which   last ,ycar placed upon  the market goods to the value of  ������608,081,27*3,   and - which  gives   constant employment to seven  thousand  persons."      They arc here primarily  to  looking  into   the  grain   situation,  and for the time being  arc guests of  John  Gladden,   the Society's  American  buyer and   general  representative  .Laticr,  they  will   visit all  the  large  grain-producing centres   in 'the   Unili-  cd. States  and  Canada,   returning  to  their homes  in   Scotland  about  Dec.  1st.    Discussing   the   purposes  of  his  visit yesterday,   Mr.   Stewart said:.  "We are here to seek additional  knowledge in regard to the production and-shipping of grain in the  United States and Can-ad a. (The Society is the owner of three dour mills  with a weekly production of 10,500  sacks of 280 pounds each and as 95  per cent, of the grain consumed is  foreign, it behooves us to keep in  close touch with all markets.  "  During his stay  here  Mr.   Stewart  has   talked   with  business  men   of all  classes     and also  with workins-men,  and   already  has  arrived a,t  Hie .infinite conclusion  that   the co-operative  idea,"    as it is  known   in   the i.-nitcil  Kingdom, Holland and (Belgium, could  not.be worked out.here with" any degree  of success.    The  country  is too  big,   in   the first  place,   a-nd   besides,  Micro  are too   many   discordant  elements    in   the   various   communities  large aid small, but in Scotland, the  case is different  and   the co-operative  idf:>'is spreading' li!--,���������wild-fir--:;   Already     it, amounts to trade  revolution.       II,  is an  absolute guarantee  against   trusts,  or com hi nation     control  of jrrices such" as of';en is      the  case in  the United  States'according-  to  Mr.   Stewart. '  Mr.   Stewart and   Mr. .���������iVlcNab   arc  both   firm   believers  in  the  co-operative  idea.,  and  are very  willing     tc  tailc or  the success'achieved ��������� by '   the  Scottish   Society.   Tt commenc-id busi  ness in  1808 and  is a fode-raUon    of  thc.retail co-opcratiyc societies      of  Scotland.  Houses Rocked |Vioiently  aid Surface of ground  Opened  The Residents of Lunby,  Hesington Island  Have  Unpleasant Experience  Oolhcrlnirg,    Sept.   27.���������A    severe  earthquake  was  felt-at   1.30  p.    m:  yesterduy at Lumby Hisington     Island.     It  cracked the walls of houses  and   fissured  the surface of       the  ground.       Subterranean       rumblings  wcre    -quickly     followed   by   violent  rod ing  ot  houses  and   the splitting  of  inner and   outer   walls,  driving the  inmates   to   seek safety   in   the   open  ai r.  In many places fissures a foot wide  wire    opened  up,      while    the  level  ground  in   the oastorn  part of      the  island sank     considerably.   The disturbance  lasted  a minute.  BERLIN  GREAT  BRITAIN'S KEY  TO CHINA  SEAS.  Paris, Sept.  2(i.���������Admiral  Founder  in   the course of an  interview,   said  tin   British naval station     tt  Singapore gives a strategic base sufficient,  to  absolutely   prevent  the  passing o'[,  naval   forces  within  thc  China   Sea,*  and is     capable of     suprcssiiig commercial   communication   belvr.cn Chili a   and Europe.    Thus Singapore becomes  Great,  Britain's ��������� ev   to      the  dr-or of the China Sens.  20 HOUSES  DESTROYED  Colon,   Sepl.   26.���������(-1.-15   p.m.)���������.A  terrific     fire has started  in Bolivia  street, near     the railroad buildings.  Several   valuable  propcrtn.-s  ha\e   already,, hceii   destroyed.    The  railroad  buildings  arc so  far  safe. The   post-  office is destroyed  and ! the  fire    'is  still   raging  and   btrning  northward.  -If the wind shifts  to the north   the  whole  town  will be imperilled.  Colon, Sopl. 27���������(G.3Q a.m.)���������SThe  fire was extinguished at, 2.30 this  morning. Over twenty houses were  destroyed. The railroad property is  intact/' All the Panama' government  offices and . leased.,, buildings were burn  ed - to the ground. Hardly a-nytlcing  was saved.  A  conservative  estimate  places the  damage done at $T)0;000.  To Arrange to Steam Danger of Yellow Peril in  Far East  Japanese Minister is Satisfied With VonBue-  low'a Explanation  New   York,   Sept.   27.���������While      the  visit oi 3\I. Witte to the German  Emperor  is   slated  to be in  connection  with   the coming peace eonfi-rcwc at  the Hague, the real object of the Rus  sian    'statesman's   - interview   with  Prince   Von   Buelow,   Baron   Riehtho-  fen and  Emperor William  is to *   arrange,    declares     a Herald despatch  from Berlin,  to.somewhat steam the  danger of the  "Yellow Peril"  in the  Far; East. According to a Times despatch from Berlin,  the Tagebl-att today assorts  that the purpose of the  recent   visit of tho^ Japanese minister  to ncellor  Von Buelow was       to  request an explanation of Emperor  William's reported remarks. regard-  ���������iin- the ^yellow peril to the visiting  American ..'congressman. It is staled that t|he Japanese minister went  away  satisfied.  PRICE FIVE   CENTS  I1TH SPORTS  ATPORTLAND  Secretary Writes From the American City to the Ladysmith Ledger  Basketball Team are Defeated by  the Y, M, C. A^Meet Multo-  nah Team this Evening  ENTIRE TRAIN  OVERTURNED  B u ran go,    Colo., "Sept.   27.���������News  has just reached      here of the wreck,  of  the East-bound Rio  Grande passenger train at a point  between Dolores and Glencoe,   two  miles west of  the  latter place.     The   train       was  taking a sharp curve   when  the  liag-  g.i-gc car left the track,   taking with  it   both* passenger  coaches.  The entire train was overturned  and all of the passengers, about 30  in number, were bruised and shaken  up.  ANOTIIRR  ADVANCK  IN  Tilt:   VKULOW   l-'EVFJ-l  STUDY.  New   York,   Sept.   2(1.���������A   despatch  to   the.     Herald   from   New  Orleans  says   thai,  doctors  announced   yesterday  they bad succeeded  in  identifying  the  cells   found   in   lhe   blood  of  yellow  fever  patients and  are  making a  diagnKisis   through   reference  to these.  The   report  of  the   physicians   is generally   accepted   as   meaning   that the  greatest step,   finding   the active  agent      of   the  yellow   fever,   has   been  made, and  thai,  having identified the  animal  organism   that is always present,   in   yellow   fever   blood,   (he   next  step   is find ing  the  preventive of   the  disease.  COALITIONISTS ISSUE  A MANIFESTO  Buda Test,  Sept. 27���������The committee  of  thc  coalitionists has   issued a  manifesto to  the nation in reply  to  the  programme    submitted  to       its  leaders by   thc King  Emperor.    The  manifesto  declares  that some  points  of His Majesty's prograniime are not  in conformity  with the constitution,  objecting especially  to his contention  that Live question 0f the language of  command     in      the Hungarian  army  must, be entirely eliminated ,fi-om discission.   Jt  is asserted   that   this    is  equivalent  to the abolition  of the na  lion's 'right to control its own affair  lor  which  there  is  no legal  right.  The newspapers characterize the  statements of the Austrian Premier,  Baron Gautch Von l-'raiikenthurn, in  the Reichstralh yesterday, as "an  warrantable interference with Hun  gary's   infernal   affairs."  MAN.ELECTROCUTED  NEAR ROSSLAND.  Rossiand,     Sept.    25��������� T. Cost.eii.o  foreman   of 'the rock    gang working  i������..r    the     "West.   Kootenay Power &  Light Company    near Murphy Creek,  met with a sudden death   today,  being electrocuted     by  20,000 volts of  electricity.'.'He  vvas  engaged in blasting holes     for the poles, with 'others,  ui the  rocks     in  that  vicinity.   C-pis-  tciio   and  his companions   lighted   the  ruse for a blast, and retired to a safe  distance.   The   force of .the .asi-ending  rock was so great that it-brpkd one  of the high-tension wires carrying the  power   bwtweeh   this   city   and -lower  Boniiigton     Fails and ' also  the telephone      wire    fastened   to   the  same  pole.   Costeilo     and   his   companions,  started  loward  where the* b'a-t bad  gone off  and on Uie  way he ran   into  the   wires     which were     tangled up  partially on     the   'ground. <uili part-  iaMy held up by  the brush,  anil    the  rcsui.t_    was   that    be  was   instantly  electrocuted by  the 20,000  volts carried   by   the     high-tension   wire.   On  one or     two previous occasions    the  wires     were    broken by blasts,    and  Bostelio and  those working with him  were   instructed not  to go near the  wires when they were broken by      a  blast until after ihe current, had been  swiched  off the wires,   lbs  failure  to  obey, orders cost- him  his life.  That Ccstello had a premonition  that he would meet with such an end  is evident by the fact that two weeks  since he told somefriends in this city  ihat he expected soon to have a sudden and violent; death.  v .���������~   The sporting editor 'is'��������� frootled with  correspondence from Portland today, lu-' one letter Mr. J. Ad'am,  .secretary of the football club Says in  pa it.  "We  arrived  safely,   although .tired  out.   Wc had  to start right in       to  play basketball.   Met  the  Y.M.C.A.  team, champions of i the Pacific CoasfJ  and gave    them  a good, hard  game.  All  the sports we. have mot are true  gentlemen and have,treated   the boys  like princes.   Their  clubs  arc all open to us . add  we arc  made right     at  home    in    any of   them.    Wednesday'  night, we meet the   .Multomab team,  and we have an  excellent chance     of  making  a good  game-.    We -have    free  passes to the fair grounds ,for      our  whole  party and. everything: is  O.K.  Ladysmith    und  Y.M.C.A.  basketball teams played in the Multnomah  gymnasium lastnight, under the auspices  of the Lewis and  Clark sports  committee.       The latter team  won  by a score of 23 to 5,* but it was not  so  .uneven    a contest     a? the score  would'indicate.   The visitors      were  not in the best condition,  owing to  their' long  trip,   but   played a hard,  speedy game. .   '.  Adams for Ladysmith and Thornton, for the home team, did the best  work     of the evening.   Team work,  rather  than   individual   playing, how-'  ever,  was noticeable on both sides;  and the game was evenly enough balanced to keep ,the  spectators excited  from beginning to ond.    The visitors  were weak at basket throwing     and  Football  is going to  be the  big   at-j failed  to   take advantage  of several  traction   here,   and   there arc     some. chances.      Following are  the teams  fine   teams.  "Foot'ball practice today and tomorrow, and all our boys are -q,uite  confident. Yours sincerely,  JAS.      ADAM.  The above ��������� would indicate that.,the  boys are having a good lime, .and although  they have  not  done   so well  at    basketball    as   could be wished,  they    have not byany means  played  badly,  as tlie  following from ��������� a Portland .paper,  will" show.  positions.  Eno    Criiar'd ......Livingston  Hailstones  .....  Guard  ......  Schramm  Adams  ......Center  Freeman  Conncll   ......;.....   Forward' ...Thornton  McMillan ...:...'..  Forward   Stokes  The two Multnimah teaans will  play this .evening and the winner  will play the Y.iVI.C.A... Wednesday  evening. At the same time Ladysmilh will play the loser of to-  1 night's game  to decide  third place.  SKIPPING WHILE  THERE'S TIME  Portland,   Ore.,   Sept.  27���������A despatch to  the Oregoivian from Salem,  Ore.,  says  that as a result   of     the  vigorous    prosecutions   of land fraud  cases    in    the  state,   about  twenty  thousand  acres of school land situated   iu the  Blue Mountains forrest reserve in   Eastern  Oregon, has   been  abandoned   by   locators,   who   forfeited   in    the  neighborhood of  $10,000.  According   to   the  correspondent,     it  is assumed that,in most o[ these instances,   the  land   had   been   located  by   "dummies" and that thc persons  who provide the money became frightened and quietly abandoned all the  claims  at the same  time making no  effort to   recover the m-onev huvested.  VOTING ON  THEBYLAjfo  C A PT AI N'  0F L E El, AN ,\ W  FINED IN  FRISCO.  FAST DESTROYERS.  New   York, Sept. 27.���������Arrived  mors     Camilla and  Oceanic  Liverpool.  , stca  from  TOO   CLEVER.  Two ladies from India meeting iu  London, went into a- restaurant t(>  have lunch together.  The conversation turning m rather  private niattcis. they began to talk  to each other in Hindustani, so as not  lo bc undersl>iodi This whetting the  curiosity of the waiter hey end endurance he presently came forward and  said gravely, "Excuse me. madame,  hut I think     it on'y right to tell yon   United States for securim  BIUTLSH SQUADRON   WILL  VISIT JAPAN.  I long Kong*, Sept. 27.���������The Jril-  isl: China squ-idn-n. commanded by  Vice Admiral Sir Ceraril \ ��������� 1. now  visiting* Dalny, will proceed '.Vvubcr  2nd lo the principal ports of Japan.  Tbe squadron consists of six cruisers  and   two divisions  of  torpedo  boats.  CANAL CLOSED.  Suez,      Sept.  2-7.���������The    canal   has  been  closed   here  until   further   notice.  THE   "ROOSEVELT   INSTITUTE"  TO   BE      ORGANIZES.  London,   Sepl.   27.���������The Times  announces   that   a project   is-  on      foot  in  Paris  for   the establishment of an  institution   for   (lie  furtherance of  in-  frriialional   interests   and   for   assisting      in   promoting  harmony   among  'he nationf    It has been decided    to  call   the   organization   the.  Roosevelt  Institute.     as   a    recognition  of    the  services of     the     President, of      the  thc peace  Contracts have now been arranged  for lhe construction of live sea-going  ���������destroyers included in thc navy program for the current year. These,  vtsseis area great advance upon anything that ha.s yet been done in torpedo-boat destroyer*. as the speed  guaranteed. under penally by the  contracting firms -s to be :������ knots  when the vessels are. carrying a load  o,f coal sull'uient lo give them a radius of .''.OOll miles at about in knots  speed. Tins condition is much more  severe than Was enacted in the case  of (lie .'id-knot. torpedo ',oats- and.  moreover. (,he scantlings proposed for  Ihesfi highspeed crqfl. win be consid-  irahiy heavier. Tt is true that speed  of \i2 or .'''i I nuts vvas tried by one  or two builders in eoMiicction with  with the 1SD7-JIS program, but tho  highest, realized on trial was 3.1 J  knots. Even then the boats, were not  required   to  meet   the same stringent  these  to be  conditions as  33-knot     craft  is the case with  The boilers are  The    San   Francisco      Chronicle,   of  the  22inst.    has      the  following concerning  a  Victoria  navigator*  ������������������Captain    William     Meyers,   of  the  steamer Leeianaw, pleaded guilty yes-  lerday      before Judge De Haven      to  having      permitted the escape of      a  Chinese   .cook,   Fong      Un,   from  the  ship,  and   was sentenced to pay        a  fine  of .foOO.   This  was  a great   surprise   to   the  unfortunate  captain.  He  believed   his   line   would   l-e only  $100.  ���������i*      'u  tlie.     case of Capt.  Chad wick  Thompson.      which  case  has   not yet  been   finally      heard.    "Meyers  declares  he   p.'c-i/led      guilty  in   order   to  save  lime,   and      because   the   Leeianaw   is  ready  to  sail.    Hut  it seems that the  information  brought  against him    by  lhe   United      Slates district attorney  hriuit-hi  him  against  the Chinese    exclusion   laws,   the   violation   of   which  incurs     a  greater  penalty   than   is in  voived   in   the   trial   of   Capt.   Thompson.  -'('apt.   Meyers  stated   to  fudge  De  Haven,   after   the  sentence  bad     been  passed,   that  be  had   used  every  precaution  lo     prevent Fong Un getting:  away,  gaged   for  lira it* had  Some  dissatisfaction   is   expressed  by  the morning shift over  the hours  set   for 'Voting  on  the  electric light  by-law on Saturday  week.   The  voting starts at 8 a.m...and closes     at  i p.m.,  and as  the men  working on  the    shift referred to above do not  get home until 4.o'clock,   they will  be  unable  to  record their voles.  Unfortunately, the council is unable to fix the hours for voting, as  the following, copied from the Municipal  Clauses  Act,   will  show:  The poll shall  bc taken by ballot  on  the question,  aye or no, whether  the bj'-law  shall  be  confirmed,    and  the poll shall  le kept open  on     the  day  named. between eight o'clock  a.  in.  and  four  p.m.;  and   all proceedings    thereat,    and   for  the  purpose  thereof,  shall  bc conducted,  as nearly as may be, as at a municipal elect-ion.  Every    returning officer shall,  immediately after the closing of     the  polls,  open  the ballot-box, count the  ballots    Cast  for and against      the  by-law, openly declare the result, and  return the ballots  to the Clerk     of  the Council with a statement, under  oath,   declaring   the  result,   and stating    that   it  is a true statement of  the   votes   cast.  BREAD MAKING  BY  NEW  METHOD  The discovery of another method of  mining and baking bread, which has  been compared to Bcssemer's discovery in ihe art of making steel in an-  olher sphere, is attracting co-nsideri  able attention m Great Britain and  Ireland. Th-.' discovery .s that of a  Mr. ApnstoioiT, and ihe process is to  be seen in full operation at Upper  Thames street,  E   C.  Mr Apovst.oiolV s     discovery    enables  him to produce from a given quantity  Two watchman had been en-!01' wheal.   a eonsideraUiy larger yield  that  purpose,  and the first   *"' 'HHU"    in&u     is Possible under any  'icen cautioned  to be on the j ������������������'���������her known     process.      The ordinary  of  fhe      Express   type,   ad'aplahie  for'watch-   Moreover    Capt.      Movers dc-   cylinder  or    roller  mills,    now almost  using fuel   oil., and   the  propelling ma-j ciarc.-i  be engaged  a  detective from   a j univc-rsaily  in use   throughout   Europe  chinery in all cases will be of the Par-   private  sons turbine typo,  with  arrang-r-nient.-*   escaped  similar to      those  in     the  Amethyst.!  where special   turbines   were  fitted for'  low-speed     cruising.        The  displace-j  ments  of  the boats will   average over'  that I understand  Fience."  of the world,  igency  as   soon   as lhc  cook! and. America give a total yield      of  but  to no purpose. (ltim OS to 72 per cent,   of the weight  "Why did  you plead guilty?' be was   of the  wheat  milled.    By Mr.  Aposto-  asl ed. loy's    system     a  total   lour yield  of  ������������������Because  I  believed  the  fine     fvvas   ���������*���������'���������>    per cent,   is     procured.   He thus  only      SI00: and,   as my steamer    is'gains an     average of  In  per cent, in  S00  tons,      so that very considerable] w.-vt m-*; for me to go. I      thought    1   lire yield of    flour,  or     anincrease of  power wm  require tolrc de* eloped  tn'mi.j,bt   belter pay that  sum and have   about  21   loaves  of  four pounds each  attain  the speed..    If is  the intention ; the   mailer   over,--  .. lo  order      later nn   experimental dc-1    'I'.nl   Ihe   fine of  SHOO   Ivrs   lo stand | quarter of wheat  I slr.-iyer      which will   have a speed  of-and   Capt.   iUrvers  has   learned   some-  I 36 knots.���������Engineering. thing about Federal law."  iii the quantity of bread made from a  far the discovery, applies to all wheats and is one  of equal importance to an countries. DAILY LEDGER  ;.. urnmvm^mmmm^ssSSSSSSSSSSSS  THE DAILY LEDGER  Published   every day except Sunday.  ������%       THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  I     Offices,  Ladysmith and Duncans  SUBSCRIPTION ^RICE  ���������0 cents  a month;    $5 per year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  .WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27th.  mmmmmmmmmummmKmmmmmmmcimm^KKMmmmm9mmmmmmmmtmmmmmwmtm  AIRSHIP USED TO PRACTICAL PURPOSE  Pai tland Sept. ID���������For the first  tune in the history of aeronautics an  airship was used to practical purposes as the .���������means of delivering a message today, when Lincoln Bc-cchey,  the boy aeronaut in charge of C'ap-  fiain T. Si. Baldwin's airship "City  .of Portland," carried a note from the  exposition "rounds lo Vancouver barracks, a distance of nine mPes. The  'Hight was made in 40 minutes against  'a strong wind. A large crowd of  [people watched the start and wished  fllie darmg aeronaut gcod  speed  At a few minutes past 11 o'clock  the an* slup City of*Portland, with  ..Bcechey in charge, rose gracefully  from two sawlrors.es on the exposi-  ftion ground and sailed boldly in a  nor llieastcrly direction. The/ rcro\vd  ���������watched the airship until it passed  fiom view. An hour later a telephone  .message was . received 'telling of the  ship's safe arrival -at Vancouver barracks and announcing that the ship  ���������had started back. On the return trip  the wind, winch had opposed the ship  .on the way over, vccrccL, and blew in  almost the opposite direction. This  jriadclhc airship's progress slow, but  Beechey stuck manfully .to.'bis-post  rand guided the frail craft across lhc  Columbia and lhc Willamette ' rivets. Then, as Lhc gasoline supply was  l mining low. and the velocity of the  ���������wind increasing every minute, he made  a giacoful     descent     in an open lot  It was the purpose of the aeronaut  fio deliver Ins message to .Genera'.'  Constant Williams, commandant ai  iVancouvcr and return with a message  from the commandant.' He-was only partly siiccossful. yet the feat  ���������which he performed was one unique  in ncronamic history, and is not likely tO'lc repealed, unless the aeronaut  docs it hinvscif.  aflnij  eeds  What you get for your money is just as im=  m-ant as the amount you pay. A low  prin without the quality does not constitute  a bargain.  ka'i* ������������������:������ f2.oo HjiviJAV  ROOMS  BAK. 6UP1-WKU WITH BUS*  WINUS, I.1QTJOKS, CIGARS  *e  JJL  UMBRELLAS  A large quantity of  Ladies'Umbrellas. [It is  by purchasing such a  large quantity that we  can afford to sell ihem  at this price. No doubt  f purchased elsewhere  would cost [y u about  $2.75. Our special,  ..���������j)2,c.-' 'Each'  A   line,   cf ' L aciies'  Shb -ver proof Coats in  gray and other: colors,  Special, $6.50  Another line in a navy blue with stripe,  nicely trimrned, with  full sleeves,  Spec'al $7.25  A Ladies' Tailor Made  shower proof coat with  belt and buckles 'on  back and box plait, col-  larless, medium weight.  Special, $9 75  KriPYOUl. '.fai DRY  you', will .c!ave that doctor  ?. medicine' i"y it.  BILL AND COUGH  "BeBt accomodation in town. . Splendid hunting and flehinj* in^���������^^ Q  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  Newly fitted irp aird  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLHND HOTEL-  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  .'���������"TT-n*-  Good rocms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fitted up and well supplied and is in charge ot  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  This  ITolel  has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  renovated.  HOTEL  Canadian  Railway  S-.-^ ** *     ���������������������������������������������     ���������������������������������������������������������������<>**���������>���������     ���������������**���������$*������������������  ���������#  ATLANTIC STEAMTHSP TICKETS  Tickets en,Sale To and From all European Points  AT LOWEST RATES  ALL.LINES   REPRESENTED.  For Sailing Dates, Rates and full  information,  8G Govt.  Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &, Pass. Agt  Low Round Trip Rates  ���������VIA���������  JOHN THA, Proprietor  :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Bar  Supplied with  the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue  Liquors and Cigars.  WE m.Vt JUST OPENED UP  J.  5*.  RESTAURANT  J800  PAIRS   OP* RUBBERS,   and.'aquaiitityVof Mens',  Ladies,  and:":CI*1ILDRENS' ������������������   GUM BOOTS. ,       Buying     from     a stock  that is  STRICTLY   NEW   and  CLEAN/will  make all'..the dif-  fcreiiccvin   the   world,   as   regards''-WEAR and  APPEARANCE  "of  Rubber  Goods.  KING O'TH ROAD  is: an  English-made Boot for    Winter wear.    Ask to see it.  I Cor, 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good mea! at any hour  Mea?s 35c. and Upward  St. Paul, Duluth, Sioux City,  Omaha, Kansas City $60.00  St. Lous $67.50Chicago 71.50  r i  Dates of sale. Sept, 10Ur. and 17 th  Final return  limit 90 days     from  dale of sale. .  For full  particulars call on or ad-  dross  S. G. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor;   Government     and. Yates Sts.,  Victoria, ������.. C*  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  "'ATHLETICS.���������."���������'.  ,;Ncw     York,  Sept.     23.���������Harry L-  '.I-Iiiiman,  jr.,  of  the Thirteenth   regiment, N. G.  N. Y., running in      the  ���������colors". '--'Of  the     New York. Athletic  .Ciuh,- established   . a new world's rc-  ; tord': in. a 30,0-yard hurdle race, today  . ,-ihe time     being 34 3-5 seconds. This  Js  two  seconds, better than  thc  pre-  /���������vious time made by A. C. Kraenzicin,  formerly of the University of Pennsylvania, who did the distance over the  3ow hurdles in 3G 3-5 seconds at Cliic  ago on May .1.2, 1897.  The contest to.ok place at the annual Tan games of the New Yory Athletic Club at Travcrs island today,  and Hiiiman won so cleverly that thc  r-.ext record may stand much longer  .than Kraenzieinjs which held good for  over eight years.  ��������� Fohn S. Flanagan, of the Irish American Club, threw thc sixteen pound  missile 172 feet 1 1-4 inches short of  ais own world's record figures.  J. W. Morton, of the South1 Lon-  idon Athletic Blub (England), made  ids debut in a special sprint of 1(10  yards, .but the time was slow, 10 1-5  San-ad if ji champion sprinter, and a  seconds. Morton is the Ergiish and  week ago won the Canadian prize by  ���������' running the distance-in ten seconds,  beating some crack 'American gunners.  Hi il man also won first honors in  fthc 500-yard run. and won lhc final  relay for tho New York Athletic team  in the mile race! which was a duel between tli-.it organization and the Irish-American  Athletic Association.  Nanaimo, Limited  mmmmmmm  Merchant Tailor  Ladsyrnith    ,':���������.'.*%        W*  B   C  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Societ)'  of   Civil  Engineers  - Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,������ "England  Member   International  Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  P. O. BOX 357, .   i    :     i     I 1  :    j  ;  ii   i  I   LADYSMITH, B. C.  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been, cdmfort-  a'dy* furnished and the bar is up-to-  d������te. Rates Jl.00 a day and up-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  E.-**d-*LT*arf������ :-*-: :���������::������������������: **-: 7vS.dysnilt!i  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table,' Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE. STREET-     Ladysmith.  TH6 CITY MRRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  fst. Avenue Ladysmith B, C.  WM. MUNSIE, President  FARIVi ^RODUGf  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible, prices.  Leave orders at Christie's,  on  tk*  Esplanadt.  JAS, "SASUITOOR*  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Paten!  Bottle or Stoppers after this noticp  ���������will-be  prosecuted.  HUMMING  BROS.  Pioneer  Soda  Water Works.  Ladysmith.  B.C.  PAINTING,  PAPEKliANGlNG  ETC.  Work done properly and  at     riir1*'  prices.     Shop and  residence  In  re;*'  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E. SMITH, Prop  J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd;  MILLS   AT   FID DICK   AND   LADY SMITH-Shingles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumter, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried  Flooring     and   Finishing    Limber  ia   Stock  "GALEDOMAN"  Leads Them    All  !-IN= QUALITY  R.P. RITHET,  & Co.,  Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������: ���������-: .���������: :-B.C.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ,    ��������� Rites !f1.25 ar.d$1.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landing** and  railway depots.    Electric care every tiv������  minutes to all parts of   the  city.   ������ai  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  Under New Managmcnt  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Class.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  G.W.P.A.,  Seattle, Wash,  71 Government st  '    Victoria, B.C  HENRYS NURSfRIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS. '  ��������� i.i  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  \HODODENDRONS, ROSES,   . "  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  * -  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue free:  3010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver-  One of which  Is the  famous "North  Coast. Limited,M  Up-to-date Pullman and Tourist  sleepers on all trains. Cheap round  trip tickets, good for three months,  lo Eastern and   Southern po'nts,  on  sale  Sept.  1(1   aiul   17.    -  Excursion rates now n effect  to Portland Fair.   Round   trip  rate   $.9.65.   Only direct line  j toYellowstone Park.  Steamship tickets on- sale to all  European points. Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  reserved by wire.  For     further    particulars    call or  5 write  the ollicc. Pbone Main 156.  VICTORIA,   B.   C.  A. D"  CARLTON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A,   N.P.,    .    General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  HOTEL LELAND  (T. J. Wcllman,' Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. . Corner Granville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone,  1���������4.  \     THE TYEE COPPER CO, Ltd.  Pi-^Pi'^Pi^rPi^P''^*  :   1  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,  * General Manager,'  Pt^rPiikP^Pi^cPii^PiikPi^Pi-^P;-^-^  W.J. WATSON,  Smeltsrjanager.  h&Pi&P:&Pi^&ikt*&9i&Pi&P--&P)-kl:P������Si:i  Ladpi Boat Mii-S  it  Launch and Pleasure Boats of all  descriptions for Hire. Boats built  to order and Repaired. Spoon oars a  Speciality.  HARRUP AND HAYEDN.  v     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. C.  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your  tickets read   via  the  m WEST EI  LIE  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.  jTor complete information ask~your  local agent or write,  , F. W.  PARKER  General   A gent,  lid 2nd Ave., Seattle.  Geo. Roberts  DID   IT EVER STRIKE YOU?  That the place to��������� BU Y YOUR M BAT   is  where the  slaughtering  done locally?    We arc  not depending   on    what  the Wholesalers send  us  and      can     GUARANTEE   EVERY-TIITNO to be FRESH AND CLKA  KET7  LADYSM.T  STFVENS BLOCK,  QATACR0   Si'iHEoi-]  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, Genenil Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manager  BANK MONEY  ORDERS  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH  STREET.  :���������:���������: Best in the City :���������:���������j  w  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under  3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10  6 cents  "    $10        " " $30  10 cent3  *���������    $30        " " $50  15 cents  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C nada of a Chartered Bank  (Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points ;n the United States.  HECOTIAnLE AT A  FIXED RATI!  A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC- , LONDON, ENG.  They form an oxcsllent method of remittin   small sums of rnoncj-  with safety and at small   ;ost.  t-ADYSMITH BRANCH  W.  A, CORNWALL.  Manager.  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON  THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED   AND  FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be de-  ,vered at any time.  Employment Agency  CUBAN CIMBj ACTM  ,/iaiinfactnrers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn  None bu   Union Labor   Employed  fi J. BOOTH, Prop  ..Dealers in  Pianos and  rgans  L ajy;n.i(li. B,C  Dr. Dior can bc  round al   :uiy time  at his office on Hrglr strcr:. His den  tal   work  is   guaranteed   lo  class and -rates rcasonabl..-  DC  first>  st.  ������l  / ���������>*m  musm?  ~~*izzr7777r-i  DAILY LEDGER  In (British Columbia  Lager  Beer  and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed *;  from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops T  ���������^j*4,.**������^^<^.?*<^-^^^T.<*>.j.-^.j.������;������.2������4>*j.4^ * .-���������  w&a&E&sms&zs  F"eill    Furnishings  :FOR MANY  MONTHS  OUR'BUYERS  HAVE   BEEN   SEARCHING THE  MARKETS  OF  CANADA, UNITED STATES, ENGLAND,  f, i  AND THE C >NTINENT  I"or Staples and Novelties,and   Uie NEW GOODS  are now arriving  ready  for  the Fall   trade.     T his means GREATER CHOICE AND  BETTER VALUE THAN EVER   IN  Furniture  ;arpets  jnoleums  draperies  .1NEN  PUT QLASS  CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  CUTLERY  SILVERWARE  GO-CARTS  PICTURES  KITCHENWARE  -WE 1 NROBE'S STORE NE  PREPARATION  BARGAIN ^W  We are out of several lines that were advertised^  therefore we are making preparations for different lines  in,^  FLANNELETTE  300 YARDS CANADIAN FLANNELETTE,.  NEWEST   STRIPES      AND  COLORINGS.      FAST DYE,  GOOD,   FIRM   CLOTH,   LIGHT       OR  DARK,   33   INCHES   WIDE���������*-T IIINK   OF     IT!     .EQUAL    TO    A  CLOTH Gl INCHES WIDE, 15 cents. ,     ./'.  Special Bargain, per yard, ioc.  350  YARDS   FLANNELETTE,  SPL ENDiD PATTERNS,,REGULAR \2\  FOR     7 A-   cents, i ��������� "  WRAPPERETT  250 YARDS   INDIFFERENT SHADES AND; PAT  TERNS  FOR MORNING   JACK ETS,  WRAPPERS, WAISTS,  ETC  REGULAR  35 for  17-.V cents.'  150 YARDS    SWANSDOWN, REGULAR, 30 CENTS,-.for,23 CENTS.yd  The'Clofbip^  S[iecail5      JIq  SUITS'FOR,MEN   . ,' . '.*'.'  Suit's to be sold at BIG Reduction as we have only broken sizes.  ���������Early.customers .will 1-3 repaid twice over for their trouble in shopping'  here.    ' .  ���������   '.''���������' ..-"'''���������".;'��������� ^ ��������� ,��������� "'"-''  BOYS' SUITS, less than $1.00 a garment,  {OUR    PRICES will compare    FAVORABLY    with     any store in  the West���������in  many cases they   are LOWER   than that charged for  ^inferior goods  elsewhere,  l-iem!  for 230   page Illustrated     Catalogue.  pimsw^mV^KMmmmafmmmwm^  V1CTORI/VB.C  mmrtmTUttmm^ii'r T~  >ners' Drilling Machines,  to order and Repaired at short    notice.   Drill Sharpened  hy   -i>.  Is gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Sliipsmitiling   in  aJ1     ita   ^rarities  Horseshoers;and Genera! Blacksmiths.  R. LAWSOM  [jller Street   -'  -.   -  '*-    Ladysmith, b C  PRETTY WAISTS  NUNS'  VEILING WAISTS���������in Cardinal,   Blue   and   Cream,   NOT   extra-  vagcntly priced, as you'll agree when you've    seen'    the BEAUTIES WE  ARE SELLING   AT  " .$1^50  CTITNA SILK WAISTS in Sky Blue   and. Ivory,   unlined,   made  with  insertion and tucks.  REGULAR, $-1.00 FOR  $2.75.  "Surely  no  need For Mother  to   make thein  when SO LITTLE MONEY will save her   time and  preserve   her -eyesight.  BOYS'   SAILOR" SUITS,   REGULAR, $2.50,   fcr $1.50.   ,  BOYS   SAILOR   SUITS,   LONG   PANTS, REGULAR, $5.00 for $2.75.  THE NEW  SILKS  NEW CHINA   AND  TAFFETA SlL KS *"���������'."  For Chilclrcns' Dresses, Ladies  Waisls etc.,' .       ;  TAFFETA  SILK���������27 inches wide, REGULAR 50 cents',  for 35 cents.  CHINA SILK���������22  inches  wide**' REG ULAR 3(1  cents  for, 20  CENTS "yd.  CORSETS  THE BEST to wear,  now,   50c, 75c.   $1.00 and ,$1.25  A  PAIR.  RUBBERS FOR ALL       0  ME.Nr WOMEN A x\TD CHILDREN at BIG REDUCTION.  OIL* CLOTHING��������� .'���������.'...' /" '  for* Hunting  alK- .Fishing at   the same:REDUCTION all tlie other  'goods arc going at.  THE   WELL-KNOWN  *H  ',-������aaie&M  ���������,..;���������,* ���������. -KNIT-TO-FIT SWEATERS       .  .Just arrived.      In  all   colors.  They are well advertised here already  without ..further  mention,   as  they h ave  been   worn  here  since  we   took  the agency a number oE years  ago, and: have given    good, satisfact on'to  everyone  who  has   worn  them.  Wc shouldn't sell  them  under' agr cement price,  which is $3.50, but as  long as the sale ,w'.'*U be on, they ��������� will   be sold  '.*$2.95  [������������������K444-f4--f*V*'*'*f+-f-f*f+-f-f*t-+^^  L<\ C /SMITH TRANSFER CO.   a:  j^ANOS,  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURF MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.   ^    _  WOMENS'JERSEY RIBBED| VESTS  WOMEN'S JERSEY RIBBED VESTS���������Especially     adapted for winter  wear, with light, soft Silk Fleece inside, button fronts'ami long sleeves.  REGULAR,   $100,   SPECIAL  75c.  WOMAN'S HALF-WOOL RIBBED VESTS���������With  light, soft ileece inside  button fronts and long sleeves���������REGULAR SO CENTS FOR 00 CENTS.  LADIES  NATURAL WOOL  VESTS   AND   DRAWERS���������  all sizes.     REGULAR PRICE, $1.25 SELLING   PRICE;   $1.00.  LADIES'   HYGIENIC      VESTS���������  Half Wool, REGULAR,  75  CENTS  FOR  45 CENTS.  CHILDRENS*  VESTS,   in ribbed and  Hygienic,  REGULAR.   35c,  4.5c,  and   50c.   NOW  25c,  35c.,  and   40c. *���������?   '     .  I tables in the rear of the Ladysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the  Abbots ford. i  \      1' *   -  WILLIAMS AT4D \M\3\ZT  l*>.4-*-+*'-������-*-V-f*'M*+-V-'> ���������*���������*���������* *4^  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  $  ������  *  t  4  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY. ���������  DAVID JOHNSON        }  LADYSMITH J  **  QREY (FLANNEL  Fine Canadian.All-Wool, Grey FLANNEL, light,  Medium or dark ���������hades  sold at 224.cents per yard. Was 30c.  LADIES' RAINCOATS  "*tfea '  ���������-BI G  REDUCTION-  FURS  FOR   THE   COMI NG '��������� WINTER-  -    Our  FURS      are very STYLISH,  six     lengths in  frontt.    Come in and see  our   furs���������Now  is   the  best time  to      buy���������'Irefor-e   cold   weather  com mences.      REGULAR  $4.50  for $3.00  FiONE 66  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  I'}IES  FOR HIRE'-:���������:  :���������: See J. KEMP, or leave orders with  ,LAIR &  ADAM  ���������T AVENUE 'PHONE 2-4.  W.  SILER  6eral express and  -delivery  I'ORK PROMPTLY   Df - *--  i.  we orders at the Abbotsford.  r  M. R, SIMPSOI  Solicitor,  Etc  Ifina/  ta    .in  st Avc.uc        -     -     LADYSM)  SEPTEMBER BLANKET SALE  CAN'T BEAT OUR PRICE. .  Fine,  Unshrinkable,  while  wool   Blankets., Size 60x85.- Regular, $5.00  for $3-75      $4.25"  ''"'"'"''"    $5.00  GlxS2," Regular,   $5.75,   for  ������������������������������������!��������� ������������������'  (ISxSfi,   regular,   $7:00,   for   SILVER    GREY   BLANKETS  FROM $2.00  up  to  $5.00.  BLANKET SHEETS,. While and Grey,  Regular,  $.1.25, for  ...  Sac  rihNS' UNDERWEAR, Fleece Lined ������...  MENS'  NATURAL" WOOL  and heavy  ribbed      Scotish     W0ol UNDER-,  ���������AVEAR to be sold .at" a'RIG'REDUCTION. '  500 PAIR OF PANTS  Just arrived a few days -ago, wo rth up to  $2.75,   to I>^ sold at  $1.-25 .a Pair  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  I*Pw-3--a  g *;*j3r i-z&s >!������  rfvJll  BOYS'SCHOOL BOOTS  BOYS  BOOTS on sale this week.���������GOOD,   Sensible Old  Country   made  Boots,   that will give lasting  wear   and     satisfaction.       Sizes   8   to 13.  REGULAR   $1.50,   FOR   $125.  BOYS'   WORKING   BOOTS   BOYS'    OLD-COUNTRY MADE BOOTS,    with,     nails  and  heel  plates;  si/.cs from  1  to  5.   Will give last-'jng wear and  satisfaction.  REGULAR^ $2.25. FOR      "$'1.50.  THE  BOYS'   BOOTS   Are made of HEAVY CALF LEATHER.   The soles arc EXTRA HEAVY, with neat extension. Sizes 1 t05.      Regular,   $2.00  per  pair.  SPECIAL,   $.1.50.  WW  ������5  mi  ������'  o  INFANTS SHOES  INFANTS'   SHOES,   SOFT   SOLES  ���������All colors arid sizes from   1 to 5.  REGULAR,   50c,   F OR '  25  CENTS.  THE WOMENS'SPECIAL  FINE  DONG OLA  BOOTS���������With    extention * Edge,  and neat Cuban heels.  All sizes.  SELLING  PRICE,  2.25,    SPECIAL,   $1-50.  ������I .,^_.,_...  THE   DAILY   LEDGER*  -i*--.  ii-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. .      ',:  Best tobacco, fruit-and camiiesi at  Carter's, First Avenue.  Judge Harrison is in town this afternoon holding county court.  AKERY  THE  BEST,   AND   NOTIKNG   BUT     TUP]  BEST  X BREAD ��������� CAKES ��������� COOKIES ��������� and ���������gPIES X  A GOOD assortment'of FRESH C OXFECTIONERY  1ST AVE.  A. LUCAS  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and. Artistically Done  Mrs.  J.     Stewart was in the City  this morning:  I-I. Beasley and J. Good fellow passed' through to Nanaimo at noon today.  R.    IL  Jameson and Lionel       J.  Peakc,  of Victoria, .arc registered at  the A-bbotiSford.  Mrs.    B. . Forcimnrcr left  at  noon  today for the Harris-oil Hot Springs,  where she will, spend a holiday.   *:  S. ROEDDSNG  Orders Promptly   Executed  LADYSMITH  /-���������     H     ���������      M  Mayor  down to  train.  and  Sirs.     .Coburn      went  Victoria  en this   morning's  Today, the .Football team: fournai  men t at'Portland commences. Altogether there arc ten teams entered���������  The '��������� Ladysmilh boys , are expected  back next Monday.   ,   '*.   ���������  .(Jn October ''Stir Harvest, Fesferval  win be'held at the local Church of I  England The Choir are preparing  special music for... the occasion. Thc  ladies of the Church propose holding  asocial  <he  week  following.  Just     arrived���������Souvenir      leather  post-cards.   Also  aluminum, post-card  (���������something new)'at  Knight's  Bookstore.  ENGLISHMAN HAS TROUB-.  .' ' LES IN   BAKU.' .  London,   Sept.   20.���������Interesting   incidents of the .experiences of the En1  glishiiK'ii 'connected   with  the   oil  industry  at   Haku   are   reaching    their  relatives  in   England.    Williams,  one  of the  four   Englishmen  rescued.from  a mob at Baku, writes that  the stories of horrors give but. a small-idea  of the actual occurrence.' He  adds-..  "1    was    shut up  in  my  place at  Scaliert   for   five  days'without    any  water  except' mineral' water;   All the  people here   were crying,, and fai living  All  around   were fires  and   rifle shots  Ten Armenians  were killed  out      ot  those in  our own  yard.   You  could  ���������rio't    walk; "a,yard ..without,  several'  shots  boing  fired  at''you.   Wc "tried  to. save two wounded hut the shooting  was  too   good  and wc had  ���������rive up the attempt*.  to  The'Daily .Lodger' is arranging for  a Christmas- number that will b'c  second to none ever issued on Vancouver Island. Already more than  thirty writers have promised, articles on special subjects. A full announcement will be made within a  few davs.  The. trust-..ws of 'the Ladysmith  Schools, will fake advantage of the  permission granted by the Department of Education, that the public  schools in the province may be do?.-'  for three . day's while the Dominion  Ff:ir is in progress, and have -decided to c-osc thc local school on Oct'.  'Ilh.,  5th.. and 0th.  $375���������Cash secures a fine rcsidenccln  lhe.choicest part 0f the city. Only  $2,14 more to'pay at* the rate of  $12 [>cr month. Owner has invested over $(;( 0 in improvements.  Water laid  on.  tune garden.  :; stovbs;.; AT  BARGAINS  One No. 8 Cook Stove With  Reservoir $7-5������  One No. 8 Gcok Stove  $1050  Meating Stove from $3,56  and upward  C PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts SI  Sc-ih-d Tendeis addressed to the  undersigned and endorsed '���������Tender  ior Indian and Fisheries olhce Bhlg.,  New Westminster, B.C." will be received at lids olliec until Saturday,  Uclohei 21, li)'1."-. niviiisiveiy. for the  construction of Indian and Fisheries  olliec  Bl.lg.,  New Westminster.  I Luis and specifications to he seen  and forms of lender obtained al (his  department, al the oflice of G. A.  KeelVi, Esijf, Resident Engineer, New  Westminster.   B.C.  I'crson.s tendering arc notified that  tenders will not he considered unless  made on thc printed fornr. supplied,  and signed with their actual signatures.  Each  tender   must bo accompanied  by   an accepted  cheque   on   a charter-  cd   bank,  made payable  to the order I  o[   the  Honourable   the Minister     of j  Public Works,  equal Ip lon per cent  (1(1   ]).(-.)   of   thr'I'inou'nt,  of the  tender,   which   will  be .forfeited  if    the  pally   tendering  decline  to enter   into a contract  when called upoji to do  so,  or if fail  to complete thc    work  < ont fueled  for.    If  lhe tender* bc not.  accepted the cheque will be returned.  The   Department   docs   not  bind  itself   to  accept the  lowest or      any  lender.  Bv  Order,  FRED  GELINAS,  Secretary.  Depai'tincnl of Public Works,  Otlawn,   Sept.   20th,   1905.  Newspapers      inserting' this  adver  Fancy Vests continue  to grow in favor.  No man who makes  any pretention to  correct dressing can  get along without  one.  W-. have a splendid  range of all the new  colors in today, and  they are beauties,  wool and silk combination.  Prices range from  $175to$6S0  Walters &  Akenhead  isenunl without, authority frjm  ihe  Depart incut   will  not be- paid for :t.  $1,500���������Cash   ancl   $1,500   in   5-years  at   C  per   cent,   buys  20-acre   farm  one     mile  from 'Duncan.  12 acres  undeii   , cuVl'Jvatinn.   Eight-roomed  house and.large  frame barn.  $28(1���������Cash    and    $100 on   mortgage  buys  two  lots  each 1)0x1211  only  a  few  yards   from   post-office.     Fine  '   investment.  MUNICIPAL BYLAW  MHO���������Cash and balance of $21(1     on  time buys a fine corner  lot in good 1  locality.  FOR RENT���������A nice five-roomed  house; all neatly papered and painted.  'A .bylaw of ��������� the Corporation of the City or Ladysmith to authorise th  raising -by way of a Loan a sufficient sum of money to construct aw  Electric  Plant  for  the  said  Municipality.  * Whereas it is necessary,and e xpedh-nl Ihat the Corporation of th  City of Ladysnv'th should construct a system of Rice trie Plant for tho  purpose, of furnishing Electric light lo the. said Oily and inhabitants  thereof,  AND WHEREAS a petition under Seel ion ((111) of the .Municipal  Clauses Act has been presented to the Municipal Council signed by the  owners of more than one-tenth in \--luc of the real property in the  City of Ladysmith as shown by the last rc\ised Assessment Roll, requesting the said Council to introduce a By-law with the objects herein  set'forth,  AND. WHEREAS it will incur-' nn ' cxpeniditure of the sum of  $20,000 to construct the said Electric Light system and it is desired  by the Council of the Corporation''"to raise such sum by way of loan  upon  the credit  of   thc Corporation    of  the City  of  Ladysmith,  AND WHEREAS the whole rateable land and improvements oi  real properly of the Corporation of the City of Ladysmith, according  to the last revised Assessment Roll for the year 100-1, was $107,265.0(1  AND WHEREAS thc total amount required to be raised annually by rate, for paying the debt which will be * created .hereunder, and  the interest thereon, and for creat ing an annual sinking 'fund for the  payment, off of thc said debt and interest  within  ������0  years   is  $1,800,  Appointments may be made-at any  time for denial work at Dr. Dicr's  on High street        st  ,^^i   ���������������������������*... ,^..^............���������.u^,^^mmmi^mmmt^mmmmm9^m9mmmmmm9m������^^'  Ladysmith   Tenip'e No. 5 Ratnhoi  Sisters meets in thc Oddfellow'  2nd and 1th Tuesday at 7.30 p.   ���������  Mrs.  Kate Tate, secretary.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal and  $20 for anthracite. Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty at the  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall he collected on the  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free minor's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100-per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. Thc fee for recording  a claim is  $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to thc  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the 'and at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2** per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases to  dredge  for gold  of  five miles  each for a term of twenty  years, renewable at the descretion of thc Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation.within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each .mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2h per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister  of the In-  erior.     *���������  rg������2Sg������g&Bm  We-have received our Fall consignment of Rubber Goods and are  offering them at prices that will  please you. We have a fine assort-  merit of  Gf NTS RAIN COATS  .   LADItS: WATERPROOFS  GUM BOOTS  RUBBERS OF EVERY DESCRIPiiON  Special lines of Dress Goods at Clearing prices.  i  SIMON LEISER SCO Ltd.  GATACRE ST  xamrsMijci  W.G. Fraser  NOTICE.  Use 'Porter's Antiseptic Healing  ���������Oil, freely guaranteed, for sale only  at the Urug Store. ���������  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written orfrer signed by the secretary  Rowland Maclrin.  V.  I.   EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1905.  MerchantTailoiy  l( rst | Avenue)  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  i nompson,  and fixtures  Occupied   by    Joh  complete with  counter  Rent $35 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  S^f^SSSSSSiSfaSSi  ���������jrjmszssm&z l  ave you  NABOB TEA?  Best 50c.. Ceylon Tea -in the  Market  ison's,  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.   *������������������>   JL#������     \s*  ���������   ���������   ���������  TELEPHONE   6-7  A delicious food  drink for breakfast, making a  nice, healthy  drink in place of |  1 tea or coffee.  AND  WHEREAS  it  will   require an  annual  rate of 4*}.   mills     in  the dollar  for paying such new  debt and interest,  AND WHEREAS this By-law   may  not be altered or repealed except, with  the consent of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council,  THEREFORE,   the   "Municipal   Council     of     the Corporation of thc  City of Ladysmilh enacts as follows  (.1.) Tt shall he lawful for the Mayor of the Corporation of the  City of Ladysmith to borrow upon thc credit of the said Corporation  by way of dehentures hereinafter mentioned, .from any person or persons  body or bodies corporate, who may be willing %to advance'the f-amc'as a  loan, a sum of money not exceeding in thc whole the sum of $2.1,000,  currency, ami to cause I'll such sums so raised or received to be paid into the hands of the Clerk or th.csa.ril Corporation, for the purpose jnd  with   tlie  object  hereinafter  nyjj^fcd.  (2.) It shall be lawl.il for* the said Mayor to cause any number of  debentures to be made, executed and issued for such sums as may bo  required, not'exceeding, however, the sum. of $20,000 in currency as may  be required, each of the said debentures being ol the amount of $500.00,  and all such-debentures, shall be scaled"with the seal of-.the"Corporation  and signed by the Mayor thereof, and countersigned by the Clerk of the  said   Corporation. ��������� "��������� -   .     y-   *���������.���������.*..*���������,:   -^i.;  (3.) The said debentures shall bear date the 1st day of October, 1005,  and shall be.payable in 20 years Irom the said date at the olliec of the  Corporation of the. City of Ladysmith, Province of British Columbia,  and shall have attached to tlicm cou pons for the payment of interest and  the signatures to the said coupons may bc written, stamped, printed or  litliographed.  (1.) The said debentures shall bear interest at the rate of not exceeding 5 per cent, per annum from the date thereof which interest  shall bc payable half-yearly, at the oflice 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.    -  (5.) There shall be raised and levied in each year during the currency of thc said debentures the sum of, $1,000 for the paying of interest  and the sum of $800 for the purpose of creating a sinking fund Tor the  payment of-the debt due under the said debentures, making in all the  sum  of  $1,801)..' '      '    ���������     -    .  (fi.) For thcpurpo.se or payment of the said sums in thc next prc-  cce.diiig paragraph mentioned there shall bc levied in each year a special  rate of'li mills in the dollar on all rateable land or improvements or  real property in the municipality of the said Corporation of the City  of Ladysmith during the continuance of. the said debentures or any oT  them.  (7.)      It shall be lawful -for ��������� the   said   City  lo redeem  all or any  of  the said  debentures at par at any .time     after    the     expiration   of  five  years  from the date, thereof upon giving    six    calendar     'months'   notice,  whit:])   notice shall  be. deemed   to be   siillicicnt     given       by     a pulblication  thereof four  times in the British Columbia     Gazette    and    although  tin-  holders   of  the  debentures .mentioned    in     such   notice be not specifically  named,   and  after  the  expiration   of   the   said   period   of   six     months    all  intfires 1   on   thc said   debentures,   the   numbers   of  which   shall   have   been  published   as  afort'R.ud,  shall   cease.  (S.) This I'.y-law before the final passing thereof sirn 11 receive the  ass.'iit  of  Uie   Electors   of  the   City   "f  Ladysmith  in   the  manner  provid-  Hammer  Guns eat  20 PR CENT  Discount for  CASH  Saturday Bargains  We have decided to reduce  our stook of  HAM1Y1ER GUNS    _  So  offer   these  snaps   f0r  Saturday.  The Ladysmith. Hardware Go., Ltd,  a^^2^a&2n&2&%5SE������^������2!SSi&&3SZaiJ  DON'T BE  PERSUADED WITH  SMOOTH    TALK     TO BUY EYE-  'GLASSES OR   SPECTACLES  WHEN YOU DON'T HEED THEM  OUR  PRACTICE   IS   NOT      TO  ADVISE   THEIR   USE   BY   ANYONE WHEN WE "FIND THAT THE  SIGHT  IS  NOTAFFECTED;  SMOOTH  TALK   CAN" CON- VINCE YOU "FOR THE TIME BE   .  ING THAT,YOU NEED GLASSES     AND     LATER.     COMES  DISSATISFACTION.   THIS   DOES  NOT HAPPEN  WITH/:Tj'3..':  -WE HAVE ANY NUMBER OF .   "REFE3.ENC S      TO   SHOW,  FROM RESIDENTS  OF THIS CITY ^AND SSURROUNDIN.GS.  WE TEST YOUR EYES BY THE   LATEST METHODS   FREE  OF  CHARGE      AND  GUARANTEE   OUR  WORK.    WE   CARRY THE BEST QUALITY OF OPTICAL   GOODS.   OUR PRICES ARE MODERATE.  BFORClMriER  TC  Firs t Avenue,  WATCHMAKER,   JEWLI.ER,   OPl iCtAM      '  X-- XX   ������������������ Ladysmith,   B. C.  m and m  'PHONE   2-4  PHONE  24.  ed   in   the  (It.)  I!:0r>.  Municipal  Clauses  Act. and   .'Unending   Acts  thereto.  'This   I'.y-law   shall   Like   effect on  the Otli  day of .October,  A.l'.,  purposes   as    "The  Kl.clrie  This By-law may .he cited  fi,r    all  Light.   By-law.  Read   first   time '11th September, I'lOn. .  Road  second   time   lllh  day of   September,  lflOa.  llca-d   third   time 25111  (lav   of   Se i.Umber,   l!K),r).  ii i .    ���������{���������. 1 ;-! JOHN tt-. COBURN,  ���������.Mayor.  J.  STEWART.  Clerk.  NOTICE.  TAKE   NOTICE   that   the   above    is   a true  copy  of   thc  propesed  by-law upon  which   (be vole  of    tho  Mm 'ci.ialify  will   be.  faten  at    the  City Hall  on  thc 7th day  of October,  A.IV   Jf0r>,  from 8 a.m.   lo 1  p.  JOHN   STEWART,  City Clerk.  J,  Stewart will be returning  officer.  Stoves  We are making them 01 th2 Newest  Styles.  'Pattern-.and Lates*  WE DO ALL KINDS OK FOUNDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reasona   blc  SEE OUR    NEW STOVES IN 15LAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at Lsdy-irnith Hardware Ccirpany  LA'DYSniTH IRON& STOVE WORKS CO,, 5.TD,  Dr. Dicr's olhce is open evenings  and appoint mints can bc 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. making to order   a  ���������peciality. , .  THoriAs mcewain"  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  nei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and  at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  H.O. MILES  ontractor and Builder  ITT.  9.  REPAIRING*  of  all  kinds pror-  attended to.    Shop, on Gatacre  Minor  ft- asiiw  (X  Merchant T..ulors  La   dk s'  f r c" C( nib'  Order.  Ck .1 -. s Wade  PERFECT  FIT GUAR ANT"'. ���������'��������� *,  LADYSMITH,   B.  C.  ���������t  r

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