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 Ladyshith Daily Ledger
PUBLISHED IN THE LEADER OFFICE
VOL. a, NO
m
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 1904.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
WORK ON THE WHARF
TO BEGIN ON MONDAY
Gang Of Men Will Be Grading Approach
//Getting out Piles For Structure _
Now Proceeding
Monday will sec a gang of men at
work grading the approach of the
new whari and on Tuesday Mr.
Thomas, the foreman in charge ol
the work, hopes lo have a piledriver
on the walerlrnnt ready for operation on the structure. This morning
Air. D. J. Thomas had a talk with
Mr. Dunsmuir relative to the approach to tbe wharf and everything
was satisfactorily arranged. The
wharf itself is to be at the foot  of
ADJUSTING
THE TROUBLES
Japanese and Indians Have Dispute Over Fishing Question
Near Comox
Gatacre street and Irom there tho
approach will be graded to thc bandstand at the Green, (and the road will
run Irom there to the Esplanade,
making an easy grade for wagons to
and from the waterfront.
Men are already engaged getting
out piles and.the work will lie pushed ahead as rapidly as possible. Today Mr. Thomas is getting together
the tools for the men to start Monday.
SLAUQHTERED
BY BAYONETS
•       '■" —"■'        ■»
An-Example Of Bloodthirsty
Scenes Now Being Enacted
Near Mukden
There have been a couple of disputes between the Indians and Japanese near Comox over fishing rights
ceeentiy, and Mr. W. R. Robertson,
Indian Agent ol Duncans, has been
engaged lor the last few days .'.xmi-
ining into the matter and straightening things out. A number tl Japanese have been llslring for dog s. I-
mon under wine licenses and approached     closer to tiie mouths, ol
Mukden, Oct. 15.-Ono of the bloodiest episodes of the desperate fighting between the Shako River and
Yen Tai, during the last three days
occurred at the village oi Endoliula,
west of the railroad, and on tlie
heights, east of the railroad. The
Japanese had Mpen driven out of these
positions with terrible losses, but on
Oct. iatli., they concentrated    such
 E murderous    artillery lire ou    the
Comox and Sable rivers than the j village that it became necessary for
regulations permit. To this the In- the Russians to withdraw, the rnil-
tliatis objected and the Japanese road, however, being held. The same
made a great fuss, pretending tl at | evening the Russian commander gave
tlie Indians were threatening their timperative orders lo re-occupy En-
lives, when as a fact, they oi ly dotilua. Thc Zaraisk regiment with
threatened to complain to the autii'h.out "rillK a single shot, inarched un-
rities. However, tho matter vill der cover of the darkness and bayou
now lie adjusted and the Japanese "tied several battalions ot llie Jap-
obliged to keep within the rcgnl i-. anese, many of whom died as tlicy
lions. p".1"**.
There is a little question -onie- A few Japanese escaped and sought
tiling like llie Kronen shore trouble [shelter iu the slacks ot Chinese coin,
in Newfoundland on a small scale to hut tj10 Russians, carried away by.
settle. Tho Uomox spit, is asctl y .tho frenzy of revenge, rushed on tlio
the navy lor firing practice, aiu)some survivors and literally tore upthefcr
Japanese got permission ''rora ir.e Mies.with bayonets. The Russians
commander ol one til the warship; to j lllc» wiled themselves in the Jup-
tuit up a temporary drying stage lor, ;ll|esc blankets.    Uut the next morn
ing the Japanese again shelled out
the regiment, while their artillery
came out at a run and secured a position east of the railroad. Again
Kuropatkin ordered the Russians to
le-lake tlie position, but the efforts
ol his troops were in vain. The Russians could nol reach llie Japanese
trenches, so withering was tlie Japanese lire and only a few returned
where the company had charged. The
companies iu some cases were commanded by a sergeant, alter all the
officers had fallen: One ollicer, his
face streaming with blood, limped up
to a general, who was furious.
"Where is your company?" nskcitthc
general. "This is all that is left,"
replied the ollicer, "it was like    a
Or Oi^/vv/il * .       i   The artillery fight Wednesday  was
the fiercest of the war. The Japanese handled their guns superbly,
and chose splendid positions.    Their
lisli lor a lew weeks. This '-ja . ned
the Indians, who claimed '.nt the
land is a reserve, and while they arc
good friends nt the men behind the
gun from Ills Majesty's .viirshiiis,
they did not propose to let any of
the little brown men come n mil
land on thc spit. Whether if Is V"e-
scrvc, or under whose jurisdiction the
.spit comes, is a question; but alike
the lishing troubles in Newfoundland,
lire mallei seems capable of speedy
Solution; as tlio Japanese in any rase
will not need the drying' stage linger Ulan a lew weeks.
KIi^G GEORGE
Oct.   15.-
Ercdcrick
, -elvod   the
loyal
,;1 fix-
Dresden, Saxon,"'
new King ol Saxony,
gusttis, eldest son bfK'W Ojotge,
who died early loilJB
ministers' and officers ol the'
household luter in the day, i
cd the period ol mourning at t»,<!,,i
ly-(our weeks. Tho' shutters arc up'
at all the simp Windows, Hags are
al half mast, anil the bells are toll-
log. -
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PANAMA'S NAVY GONE
Panama,   Oct. IB.—Thc   gunboats,
Third ol November and Medina,   the
last of what was Panama's navy have
bei'ii sold lo ait American of' Caquim-
. ho, who is    supposed lo represent
would-be South American revolutionists.    Major Maude, of tho   Hriliiih
army    service,   who came here   to
search lor treasure said to have been
hidden a long time ago, oh the Gul-
apagos Island,    has soltl his   yacht
Cavalier, with 'five guns, to Ecuador.
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THE RIVALS.
Montreal, Oct. IS.-Sir Wilfrid Lint
rlrr and     K. L. Borden,   addressed
crowdctl houses respectively in   Toronto and Montreal lust night.
guns seemed to have every range
measured. They would conoqiitiatc
the lire of two hundred guns Iirst
un one place and then ou another.
Some of the Russian regiments were
liMrally shot lo pieces. The uum-
bundincul rcaclwd a climax tt Hvc
o'l'lock in llie afternoon, when ihc
Japanese tried to envolop and break
through the Russian lelt wing.
Mr. Smith's Will Be Attended
By Conservatives and Social'
ists Tonight
On Monday He Adc'rwses the
Electors Here—Conservatives
Have Opened Rooms
Mr. Ralph Smith and Lieut. Col.
(tregory, of Victoria, were in town
a few minutes to.day on their way
to Nanaimo, where they speak tonight. Mr. Macpherstin, M. P. P.,
will also attend. It is understood
that Mr. Woljey, the Conservative
candidate, and Sir Charles Hibbert
Topper will also lie present as well,
and Mr.' Fenton and several Socialist speakers.
The local Conservatively have ' secured committee rooms in the front
pprtion of the Opera House, where
Mr. E. Marshall, tlie secretary will
lie in attendance daily.
Ou Monday, Mr. Smith holds a
public meeting here in the Opera
lloirlrc, and will he assisted by Col.
Gregory and Mr. Macpherson, M.P.
Ills meeting last night at Che-
inninus was a very good one, and Mr
Smith was well pleased with the
way things progressed.
ill I!
AN EVENING-
WITH PIERROTS
In the quaint dress of flic -French
town' anil his comipauion,, from which
they fake their names, Pierrot and
Pierrette, entertained the audience
at the opera house last evening with
one. of ..the brightest, mult amusing
and charming performances one could
wish. Songs, ducts and' monologues,
I hat kept, tlio house laughing continually made the time pass delightfully and as a reward the Pierrots will
no doubt liiul the house tonight overflowing with people anxious to hear
tlicni. It is refreshing to listen to
talented people who depend on real
humor anil cleverness lu amuse .without'- the suspicion ol horseplay or
coarsen, ss. 'ooil, Wholesome laugh-
tor Is nti admirable thing and as
each amusing surprise was sprung
olio"alter another, shouts of laughter
rose and the whole atmosphere seemed infectious with the spirit ol merriment. Opening with the little explanatory duct, "The Pierrots Come,
Ihc Pierrots Go," Pierrot followed
wilh the "Motor Car," the rattling
operatic air going exceedingly well
.with the comical words. Then came
Pierrette with a dainty little song,
"Bluebell," in birdlilic tones that
made her an immediate favorite. A
duet "Three Nice Girls," in their
pursuit of a frightened, young man,
drew as an encore the "Quarrel,"
and Pierrot's "Nothing New," had
as an encore "His Only Joke."
Pierrette's appeals to. "Sammy" in
thc audience and thc announcement
by "Our Clerical Friend." Pierrot
at Ihe church social made the hit of
the evening,1- though it Is really difficult to pick out particular spots
where all is good. There arc only
a few ol the pleasures on the programme last evening. To-night there
will be a complete change and it
would lie a pity to miss the last
chance of hearing the Pierrots. Not
a little loo. is due lo the artistic
playing of Miss Wai'dropr, who a'o-
compnniod.
The  Conservatives  have
meeting here on Tuesday.
their first
SCHOOL FIRE DRILL.
The efficiency of the fire drill at
Ihc public school was ishown yesterday, when at the lap of the gong,
the doors of the various rooms opened like magic, tho pupils lined up
and.In lorty seconds every child was
In tlie school yard without the. slightest confusion. In two minutes all
tlie children were back 'In their seats
ready for work again. These lire
drills arc given at unexpected times
by tho principal, so that In a real
case of emergency the children may
ho m„rchoil out of thc building anil
saved from danger. The tost yd let-
day shows how well this can la'- accomplished,
———n        —
Juices ' Dunsmuir   returned     this
mor. ing lo Victoria Irom Extension.
NOMINATIONS.
Montreal, Oct. Hfc-Tho following
nominations were made yesterday:
Toronto South, A. Mct'onncl, Con-
(Irecnvillr, John  Edwards., Lib.
Prcscolt, L. Chnrboniicaii, Con.
West Elgin, Peter Stewart, Lib.
South Renfrew, A. A. Wright, Lib.
Northuii»liei'laiid,'''N. It., W. S. Toggle, John Morriscy and John Watts,
Liberals.
BISHOP BALDWIN til.
London, (Int., Oct.  15.  —  Bishop
Ilnlilwin, of Huron,.   Is dangerously
ill from a stroke ol paralysis,    and
bis recovery is doubtful.
■      BRAKEMAN KILLED.
Winnipeg, Man., Oct. 15.—John D
Redmond, formerly of St, John wns
instantly    killed at West Fort Wit
Hum  to-day,  while switching.
NEWS OF STILL MORE
GAINS BY JAPANESE
All Three Of Oyama's Armies Are Successful
and Russians are Forced Back
Twenty Miles
Thirty/Five Guns Taken-vKuropatkin Narrowly
Escapes From Hail Of Shell Fired Directed
Against His Staff From Masked Batteries
Unable to withstand the tremendous assault of the Japanese, Kuropatkin has been forced back to a
position north of tlie Shako river after a battle of the most desperate
and sanguinary character. Absolutely no official news of today's fighting has been given nut at St. Petersburg, but the correspondent ot the
Associated Press after relating unofficial but circumstantial reports,
said to originate in high places that
the public is convinced that Kuropatkin's advance has ended in complete disaster with such frightful
losses that they will stagger Russia even alter Liao Yang. Oyama
reporting to Tokio says that lighting continues, but that the Russians
arc retiring and the correspondent
adds "Kuropatkin evidently is crusli-
ingly defeated." The Japanese commander estimated the Russian losses
at 30,00b
ALL ALONG THE LINE.
Tokio, Oct. 15.—Noon-Heavy fighting continued yesterday. The reports from thc Held last night indicate that all three Japanese armies
matte distinct gain,;, (ten. Oku cap-
lured ten guns, making his record
for the battle thirty-live. The fighting the dieinity of Bensiliu continues.
OYAMA'S REPORT.
Tokio, Oct. 15.—(7 p.m.) - Field
Marshal Oyama estimates the Russian casualties at 311,01111. The fighting continues, but the Russians arc
retiring. Gen. Kuropatkin evidently
is crusliingly defeated.
Tokio, Oct. 15. — A report from
Field Marshal Cyamn on the fighting
says'
'Tho right army on the reinforcing detachment sent in Ihc direction
of Chiato, reaching its objective on
the morning of Oct. 14, Prince Kil-
uin's column began engaging the enemy near Wosingtsun on the left
bank of thc Tai Tse River. At dawn
on the 15th, thc enemy's force that
attacked at Bensiliu and Tiimcnczu
Pass, began retreating. At eleven
o'clock on the fourteenth, our tie-!
tachment, assuming tiie aggressive,
advanced in pursuit. Tlie right column having received reinforcements,
during the night of Oct. 13, hold|j
Cashshin Pass against a superior
forco of the enemy. The lelt column took possession of f.inhiiarn
Mountain and aline along the northerly heights. During the night of
Oct. 13, the first line ol the lelt column . appeared to have occupied Halloa heights. The fighting in the direction of the right army was progressing very favorably the morning of Oct. 14. The centre army,
since the morning ol Oct. 14, has
taken possession of a line ol eminences located north of the line extending from Tung Shankow It) Hti-
chisakuchiaUu ami continues Its advance to attack the enemy.
Dcllnlte reports have not been received Irom the left army but the
main force, the right column al 11
o'clock in the morning oi Oct. 14th,
appears lo have seized heights north
east of I liiaiighuntifn while tho centre column, earlier In the day, occupied thc heights south of Shahapa
A portion of the latter forco attacked the enemy's infantry holding Kun-
ciawotzu and capturing leu guns.
The enemy lied northeast in contusion, Since thc morning ol Oct. 11,
live companies of Russians have b vn
posted between Linchenpao and Tn-
iientiin nnd one company is it ..'at-
aizintti. flitr lelt is engaging them.
During the morning ol Oct. il, two
battalions and a battery of Russia.is
attacked us at ManchiayuanUu. We
succeeded in- repulsing them.
UNFAVORABLE TO RUS^il V IS
At the Russian front, ln'sday,
'Oct. 13, byway of Mukden, 0c., 15.
—Thc Japanese offensive began Tues
day along the whole line. The heaviest work was on the Russian extreme right where thc fighting for
the possession of the Hua Pass i,nd
thc Titniii Pass did not cease rnt.il
midnight. The Russians succeeded
in capturing the latter, though at
fearful loss. The position at Po-
liasoufzi, still further the Tai Tse
river, held by llie Tomsk regiment,
was furiously assaulted and the regiment lost heavily. The Tambo.II regiment extricated itscll irom a seemingly hopeless position and succeeded
in extricating its retirement! The
Russian^ stuck to most of their positions heroically Tuesday, except at
the Schll.ll River. On the morning
of Wednesday the Japanese renewed
their attack preparing the way for
their infantry with an artillery bombardment. At noon, the Russian
right began to fall back, but the attacks upon the Russian centre and
lelt weakened perceptibly. The artillery lire Slackened in the evening,
but the rifle, lire continued with lit,tle
intermission throughout, tbe night.
The Japanese today (Thursday. Oct.
13,) renewed their attack and the
battle proceeded with varying suc-
cesscji but ou the whole, favorable to
the Japanese, as tlio Russians continued to give ground. The Russian wounded are being sent north to
Harbin.
KUROPATKIN'S CLOSE SHAVE.
According to special despatches received here, (Icn. Kuropatkin hail
a narrow escape during the fierce
lighting ot Wednesday night and
Thursday lor ihc possession 'of Temple bill and the double horned mountain east of the railroad. With his
stall be was personally directing thc
light at this point. Orderlies were
constantly galloping up with reports
from other parts oi ttic held and
carrying despatches to and Irom the
telephone and telegraph stations
which were wording behind the hills.
This evidently n'1—...i...i Ihe attention ol the Japanese, who cleverly
unmasked sonic batteries, the shells
of which burst all around the distinguished group, compelling General
Kuropatkin lo shift bis position
hastily and seek shelter. It is understood that Gen. Kuropatkin before flic Imltle commenced again, designated Lieut. Gen. Sakhur-off 'ami
then Lieut. Gen. Ililderling to succeed him in command iu the event of
bis being disabled.
FRIDAY'S VICTORY.
field hiradrjuarlcrs ol the second
via Kitsau, Korea, Oct. 15.—Fuller
Japanese Army, Oct. 13., 5 p.m.,
division repo/.ts give increased Importance to the victory achieved yesterday by the left army. Twenty-
font' Russian guns were captured
when tho retreat began, together
With many rifles. The Russians lost
heavily in counter attacks, the Japanese loss being much smaller. 'Ihc
advance coiitinuid all day, -he Russians retiring before it.
General  Oku  reports lour   iitieers
killed, lliirty-nuc wound rd nlid    two
missing lor Ihc engagement   •'   Oct.
til,  II and 12.
STILL FIGHTING.
London, Oct. 15.—A ' ti"n to a
news agency from Tokio wd loiir.y
say,< that as a result of* Friday's
sanguinary lighting the centre column
nl the Japanese left army sirocedid
I In partly occupying Sh&hopil. The
Russians' main body fell ••*• ■'•
Imnunlnliioiis districts cast "I tho
1 railway. The Russians around Bcn-
Isihu have, lied northeasterly. Tho Japanese last night, the desuatch ndds,
jougaged three Russian reserve divls-
lions under the personal command ol
JGcn. Kuropatkin. The fighting in
, this t|iinrler was resumed this u.crii-
ilng.   Vital importance Is attached at
Tokio lo thc fighting at this [..int.
TEN MORE GUNS.
Tokio, Oct. 15.—Gen. Oku captured
ten additional guns yesterday. Heavy
fighting continues.
KUROPATKIN FALLS BACK.
St. Petersburg, Oct. 15.—Unofficial
reports from the battle-field arc more
encouraging ibis morning. There has
been no rout, but there is no question that the Russians hade fallen
back twenty miles. According to private advices dated Mukden ac 6.80
last night Gen. Kuropatkin checked
the Japanese advance yesterday at
the Shakhe river. He crossed the
river and is holding a line along the
north bank extending from west of
the railroad eastward to Bensiaput/.e.
London, Oct. 15.—Thc Japanese
victory south of Mukden, according
to the Standard's Tien Tsin correspondent, has made a deeper impression on the Far East than any victory ol the war.
CAPTURE TUMIN PASS.
Mukden, Oct. 14.— (Delayed in
transmission.)—News has been received here to the effect that one ol
the Russian eastern columns has overcome the desperate resistance of
the Japanese and captured Trunin
Pass, which opens a direct road to
the right flank ol the Japanese main
positions at Yen Tai mines. If the
report is true, Gcu. Kuropatkin's
plans have succeeded and the Russians have taken the Japanese in
flank ami rear. One more effort, it
is asserted, aad tho Japanese must
retreat with heavy losse.1 irom the
shakhe river, or run the risk of being cut off irom the army between
the Shakbu aud Schili rivers and be
annihilated. But, it is added, it
must be remembered that Hanking
movements arc double edged and cut
both ways. In any case, the decisive
moment appears to have arrived.
FOR REINFORCEMENTS.
London, Oct. 15.—The London
Times' Russian correspondent says
that military activity is everywhere
noticeable in Southern .Russia. Every effort is being made to send off
thc regiments of ihe Eighth army
corps with the minimum of delay.
The military transport authorities
estimate that the through carrying
capacity ol the Siberian railway during tlie next two months will be 35,-
Ollll men and the necessary stores per
month. On that basis Russia will be
able by April to detrain in Manchuria the last contingents ol 150,000
men Irom European Russia or 200,-
IIOII n»n if tlie transport ot general
supplie|i could be temporarily reduced. In the meantime thc railway
system ol Southern Russia is disorganized by the division lor war traffic of locomotives and cars so tliat
only about 150 grain laden cars arc
now delivered daily at Odessa, whereas the grain traffic ought to be In
lull swing.
WINNIPEG HOSPITAL.
Winnipeg, Man., Oct. 15—The city
council has granted an additional ten
thousand dollars te the general hospital in which there arc now 308
patients.
William Tung Peters, oldest member ol tbe New Brunswick bar, and
for a number of years a resident ol
Winnipeg, died yesterday without
warning. 1le began legal practice in
181,1 and lived for years in St. John.
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The plant of the new government
bridge across the Nanainio river have
been received by Government Agent
Thomson.
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David J. Brcwe.r, justire ol the
United States sruprome court, went
to Kansas and entered upon the
practice of law at 22.—He Is now
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GRAND HOTEL  '
Thin new hotel baa been comfortably
furnished and the bar  is  up-to-d ite.
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.'plana Je Ladysmith
THE PRANK HOTEL
Susan F. Anthony at 31,years is
more alert physically and mentally
than nios|i.., women a .quarter ol a ,
century younger. The veteran wo- f
im. suffragist, has benign sympathy
not. unmixed with scorn, for 'the faddist, who for many years have advocated a multiplicity ol rules for
nc ihalnicnancc ol health' ' among-
members of her sex. She has never
swung dumbells, eschewed corsets,
pattered pVer wet grass in her bare
feet, taken to vegetarian diet or been Vftrietv   Store
kneaded and rubbed by a masseuse.1 * 'ie   variety   Oiore
Miss Anthony smilingly declares that"|     ;S rAVfehiJtf.
slic has never' known' a Tlay ol real!    It. will pay jou luito'beie for Homte-
illness. nold goodB, or moht anvthing.   AUouet
v.our Sewing Mflcbjjie repaiied. Oil pud
needle* for machines.
T. W. Fletcher.
j i; : , Esplanade, Ladyemith
Board by tbe week or month at reasonable rates. The leading bar in the city.
Victoria Phopnix beer.
FRANK BABY, Prop.
NfRTHERN  PACIFIC. RY. CO.
FIRE PROOF BUILDINGS
At the convention of (ire chiefs >at
Vancouver this week, .attention was1
called to greater precautions being
necessary to guard against Arcs in
tall^ buildings, atid tlie suggestion
was- made by one of the delegates
that buildings be divided into separate -compartments ,tbat could be closed like thc bulkheads in "a ship to
cut the fire oil from sprcadin(?to other portions ol a burning structure.
Elevators at present prove one " of
the greatest menances in case ol fire
tlicy act like the '-smoke stack ol i
furnace and give an enormous impetus to the flames. For many years we
have heard about llre-prool buildings,
terra cotta and iron being used instead of timber .and wiro instead ot
laths; • but somehow when.a fire
comes along the so-called fire-proof
building seem,* to burn with its wea,
ker brother. Even fire-proofing' of
wood has been tried by impregnating
the pores ol the'timber wilh so-called fire-proofin'lit|uid. But all to no
purpose. Eventually some method
may be secured to. prevent fires from
devastating a well built city whose
brick and stone structures arc supposed to offer, the least, possilblc scope
, Jor (i fire.. Hut so, tar, the plan? ot
men have, not- gained thel*de£ir.cd result.
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FRUIT GROWING.
As 'a fruit producing country     the
orchard area in British Columbia is
spreading with great rapidity;    for
■within the past few years the growth
of   the industry is 'truly enormous.
Districts which have heretofore been
content tp, import their fruit     from
outside are becoming more and more
self-contained in this important arti-
cle 'of 'diet,   'tor truit is'now looked
upon more as a necessity than a luxury.   Hitherto, to n large extent; the
Kootenay   country, engrossed chiefly
with mining and kindred Industries,
has ' consumed    fr'ilit that lias been
'  shipped fit, and wc have seen it slat
ed within a short time by one of the
- Iruit-inspectors' that"Rosslalid alone
is now getting a car-load of fruit   a
day     Irom thp States, that  being a
nearer source ol supply under .present
means of communication  than  from
the famous Okanagan country in our
own province.   However, wc notice in
a RaSSland despatch this week that
a number of business men ol that city
have turned' their attention to     thc
subject ol home grown fruit and intend purchasing land along thc Columbia river near Christina lake with
a view to planting orchards.   This is
an excellent move, and no doubt each
year     will see larger areas in the
'mining country devoted to fruit raising, giving more variety to industrial lire    and keeping at home money
that is sent abroad.   In many places
of the kind there is enough lantl    to
grow all the fruit required for local
consumption;     while for export purposes we have both in thc interior
and at thc coast large districts that
grow as fine fruit as can be produced
anywhere.   Each year sees our     exports growing wlnt increasing rapidity     and within     the past two of
tbrte years the number of  .e.v tree
FARMERS'   MEAT  MARKET
On ist Avenue
Geo. Roberts  . - . Proprietor
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.paper,, hanging,
etc;
Work done properly and at right
prices.. Shop and residence in rear
of Ladysmith Hotel.
J-. E. SMITH, Prop.
Corner Government and Yates streets
Victoria, B. C.
''' THREE
3-TRANSCONTINENTAL-3
TRAINS DAILY.
t        II You Are Going to the
ST. LOUIS EXPOSITION,
Take the NORTHERN PACIFIC
RY., either via St. Paul or Billings.
New Tourist Cars on all trains.
Fine connections made from Victoria
by night or morning boats. Only
line having through service to Sti
Louis without change ot cars. Tickets on sale October 3, 4 and 5.
Fate   tb   St.   Louis   and   return,! •  ~  " ~
$67.50, good for three months, re-1 Samuel Hopkins in'1700 look" out
turning any line; also cheap round the first American patent. It sc-
trip rates to all points East, on ac- cured him thc right to make potash,
count .ot the Fair.  Parties going via J
St. Paul to St. Louis or Eastern
points should not miss a trip on the
lamous "North Coast Limited."
Steamship tickets on sale to   all
European  points.   Very  low  rates j
how in effect.   They will not last.
Cabin   accommodation reserved   b;
wire.
For further    Information   coll or
phone (No. 456) to the otllce.
A. D. CHARLTON,     C. E. LANG,
A.G.P.A.N.P.R.,       Grn'l  Agt.,
Portland, Or.        Victoria, B.C.
HOTEL DOMINION
—Rates $1.25 and (.110—
Free bus to all steamboat landings and
railWayjdepoti. Electric cars every live
minutes to all parls ol the city. Bar'
and table unexcelled. |
F...BAYNE9, Proprietor,
ABBOTT ST.,   VANCOUVER, B.C.
Esquimau &   Nanaimo   Railway
Time Table No. 50.
Effective April 14, 1004.
Trains leave Ladyemith, Southbound daily at 9:10 a. m., and on Saturdays
Sundays and Wednesdays at 5:06 p, m.
Traine leave Ladysmith, Northbound, at 11:57 a. m. and,|on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:45 p. m. •    >      '.     	
Excursion tickets on Bale Irom and to all stations, good for going journey
Saturday and Sunday, returning hot later than Monday.
QEOKOE L. COURTNEY,
Traffic Manager.
NEW WESTERN
HOTEL
A good Boarding House and Hotel
where there are good tables and
beds. p
MRS. MARY DAVIS, Prop.
HOTEL
LADYSMITH
RATES-SL00    per   day.     Finest
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Avenue, Ladysmith, B. O.
D. C. WHITE,   Prop.
KING'S HOTEL
Fourth Avenue.
Board by the day, week, or month
at right prices.   Bar well supplied.
JOSEPH AND TASSIN.
The first bank established, in the
United States was incorporated in
Philadelphia, December 31, 1781.
How Many People In Ladysmith?
Any
Kind
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Job
Printing
Done Promptly and
WELL
At
THE
LEDGER
On Ist Avenue
All Work  Done at
Reasonable Rates.
A canvass of Ihe city if. being made for subscribers to
. Daily Ledger. It has been suggested by some of the
busi less men that it would be of interest aud value to the
community to know how many people live iu Ladysmith
audjmmcdiate. vicinity. Ihis means all of the actual resid-
euts within half a mile of the postoffice in Ladysmith, exclusive ofCii'iiese.  '..
Each subscriber to tlie Daily Ledger will be handed a
card and asked to write down a guess of the number of
pcople'our census, which will be taken with reasonable ac
curacy will show.
Envelopes will be given with thc card. Write down your
guess, sk'u your name, put the card iu the envelope and seal
it up; either hand it to the canvasser or leave it at the
Ledger'office. > All guesses must be in during October; none
will be counted after that daje.
The census will be computed by the 15th of November.
The envelopes, will, then happened and the following prizes
giveu:     •-■■
1 1. To the pe'rson who'guesses nearest tb the exact number of people ,-living" within one-half mile of the postoffice
(exclusive of Chinese) $20.00 in gold.
2. The person corning second nearest, $ 10.00' in gold.
3. The person coming third nearest, $5.00 in gold.
If two or more persons tie for any place the money will
be divided.
This contest will be absolutely fair. No person in any
way connected with the canvass will either give out any information or be allowed to compete.
THE DAILY LEDGER CO.
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Wellington Colliery
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' . Wellington Coal   Best household coal on the Pacific
' Coast
Comox Coal—Best steam coal on the Pacific Coast
Alexandria Coal—First-class gat;, steam and house-'
hold coal
The above, coals are mined oaly by the Wellington Colliery Company.    Wharves at Ladysmith,
Oyster Harbour, and Union Bay Baynes Sound.
Head Office Victoria, B. C
.     San  Francisco Agency,
R. Dunsmuir's Sons Co'y
340 Steuaft St.
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The Salmond Estate is now on
the market
J, STEWART, Agent.
Real Estate, Conveyancing, Loans, etc.     NOTARY PUBLIC.
:   Fire, Life and Agoident Insurance <
Agent for tho U. $. Fidelity and Guaranty Co., Baltimore
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THE.TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.
PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OP COPPER, QOLD AND
SILVER ORES.
Smelting V7orka at
LADYSMITH, B. C.
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Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea
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CLERMONT LIVINGSTON,
General Manager,
THOS. KIDDIE.
Smelter Manager.
RATES »z.oo I'KR DAY
SAMPLE ROOMS
BAR 8UPPUKD WITH BEST
WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS
ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL
Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near rlcinity.
A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C.
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Happy Home ^olel
J. Dyer, Proprietor.
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Z etl and pHpereil arnj improved th'iioghout, we are In a position to offer the J
£ best acmmbfiodatlon hoth for reiinlar and transient hoar ber e.    Bar htip- j£
3 plied with the beat wine*. IU1.11 re and cigars.    Dining room under tbe 3
4 management of Mrs, Dejer will he found first'datts. ft
IHE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE
WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED
The Bank of British Columbia
;_ HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.
Capital Paid Up »8,700,000
KoBt 3,000,000
;\l?rri!Ht8 resources exceeding 83,000.000
Hon. I inn. A. Cox, President. B. E. Wai.kkh, General Manager.
London Office, 60 Lombard St., B.C.
The Bank has lOtl Branches well distributed throughout the Dominion tod
elsewhere, including the following in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory!
ATLIN GREENWOOD NANAIMO VANCOUVER
ORANBROOK    KAMI.OOPS NELSON VICTORIA
DAWSON      '    LADYSMITH N. WESTMINTER     WHITE  HORSE
Branches in the United Slates
NEW YORK     SAN FRANCISCO     PORTLAND     SEATTLE    SKAGWAY
Every description ol hanking business traniacled.   I,.liters ol credit on any
part of the world.
Savings Bank Dtparlmtnt.
Depoplla ol one dollar (tl.OOi and upwards received and Interest paid at cur*
rent rates.   Depositors are subject to no delay in depositing or withdrawing fundi •'* AVCDIIC
LADYSMITH BRANCH        -       - GEO, WILLIAMS, Manager.
ISLAND   HOME  HOTEL
BATES & KNIGHT, Proprietors.
First Avenue, - Lad)smith
Best supplied bar in Ladyemiih. Finest accommodation for transient guests as
well aa for regular boarders. 'Comi lately refitted and furnished. Dining room
and housekeeping in charge ol Mr.. Tate.
NOTICE.
Tbe undersigned firm has opened a manufactory and are now making the celebrated Empire Cigar.   Btoik will he raadv lor the market about O!'. 10th.
THE EMPIRE CIGAR CO.
M. ,R SIMPSON
8OLI0|TOR,
Honey to
ETC.
Loan  >
UDYSMITh
Dr- W. J. Quintan.
DENTIST
Stevens Block, Ladysmith, It. 0.
Dentistry in all Its branches jeveryjuew
appliance. -LADYSMITH LEDGER
^fjtij,|:,,F0RTUNATE-.:BEGG4BSJ.
There arc various Instances on ro-
ord of London street beggars having
amassed fortunes, varying1 from
£1,500 to £3,000. In one or two
very instances they have been • ^still
more fortubatc.
Many years ago, a woman whb h'ad
stood with a broom in her hand' lor
about a quertar of a century in the
neighborhood of Charing Cross, didd
worth nearly £3,000. She got the
name, among the, fraternity,, of the
banker, because' she was in ihe habit of lending small sums toothers
at an enormous rate of interest. It
tvaV proven by hills found inher'po|r
session after death that she has lent
one tradesman in Westminster £50
for three months at the handsomest
interest qf 50 per cent, per annum.
But the most extraordinary instance of good fortune in this' way
was exhibited in the case ol a man,
a black, who for nearly thirty years
swept another crossing at Charing
Cross. He acWlly "saved "iii that
time, by his profession, £8,000. Tlie
yearly average of thc proceeds from
thc. man's broom were calculated at
£300—the £8,000 being' found "at his
death in the wretched hovel
which he vegetated, so that none of
it could have been the proceeds ol
Interest on stock.
Another woman, who for many
years swept a crossing in the Kent
road, loft .at her death £1,500 to a
clerk il) the Bank of England, simply because be was in the habit of
giving her a ponny more frequently
than any other passor-by she knew.
LADYSMITH [UlE^H' NO. 080 -
Meets in Uie Opera House 1st and
3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy
•'President; A. A. Davis; Worthy
Secretary, C.. H, Kuniiiiings.
PRIMATE OF CANADA. • ,d
Montreal; Oct. 14; — 'Archbishop
'Borali d/VthisJcityij tiddaVwas elected primate^ pt all Canada by the
Synoii/ol.tiia,, Ecclesiastical province
of  'Canada,"
Elsie—Let's play house. I'll be
the lady'.'
Ethel—All right. I'll be another
lady callin' on you.
ElsSie—Oh, yes. Now I must pretend I'm glad to see you.—Philadelphia Press.
"I have been very much interested
in these experiments with tetrahed-
ral kites," said the man with gold
glasses. ,
"Yes," answered Mrs. Ctimrox
complacently'," "but 1 have about!'con
eluded that the surest way to get
rid of all such things, is, to. hgij the
d/inking water.— Washiitgston Slur
ICELAND'S RAILWAY.
Iceland's sulpiicr mines, which arc
believed to lie very rich, arc now to
bo exploited by an English company. . . . -
' The company having" bought' mines
ay Tiiiqoo intend to connect them
by. rail to thc harbor ol Musavik
for export purposes. This will be
Iceland's first railway, There arc
other great mines near Tinijoe containing in million tuns of sulphur,
and it is thought that their working will be undertaken by the same
company.
" : INCORRIGIBLE.
On the promenade deck ol the Teutonic, on his way to America, Johii
Redmond,; the Irish. Nationalist leader, was interrupted one night by
the musical clang of tire .ship's hell
and thc impressive call of the watch
through the darkness—"All's well.""
"Thjt bell,!]!'' s. id Mr. Redmond,
"reminds mc of a story. It Is a
story of one of those hard drinkers;
those men of six and seven1 bottles,
who were « feature, of the rosy past,
liathor (ban of thq (present, century.
This man, rosy and cheery sat at
table one night with his boon companions. Bottles of port and Ma-
rleiraii baskets of nuts, a jar ol tobacco and a rack ol pipes wore rack-
sd on thc board. The wine passed
luickly, from maii'to " man. The
aipes filled,...the air with, snwke.
TiongSj were sung.^ Stories, were told.
The hours "passed like minutes.
"All of a sudden it struck 1.
"The guests leaped up in consternation. They said it was late and
they must be going. They were
amazed at the hour.
But their hard-drinking host roared at'them to resume their scats.
" 'Struck IV hq said. 'What it
it has? It can't strike lent.. Drink
on.. .Drink on.' "
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ARE ROYAL SPORTS.
Both the king and queen of Italy
are fond of sport; the queen especially so. She is an excellent shot -and
i wonderful climber. When in Min-
, encgl'u she aniiiiiiinejl her intention
il revisiting on foot of the . moiin-
jiiins about Oclliiige. Her Italian
ladies-in-waiting, with one exception
■begged"."to- he exeiiscd, the ■ roipiest
icing good-naturedly granted. One,
however, young and lovely, anibi-
tious for llie favor of her mistress,
determined lo go, too. The next
iiiorning . at (1 o'clock, the venture-
ionic lady appeared iu u gown with
a train, whicli, however, had been
.•arcfully pinned up, scent bottle in
iiand, .and iu high-heeled, thin slippers.—Baltimore American,
RAILWAY SYSTEH
SOLID THROUGH CARS
BBTWHN
Chicago,   Buffalo
NEW YORK, PHILADELPHH
. "Via Niagara Falla,"
/>o to BOSTON Tla ta« important
busiaeaa teatrea of
CANADA and NIW ■NGLAND.
;: For time tables, ate., attwf -
.    080. ,W. VAUX,
Ant Oen. Pus. t Ticket Aat, Ui
Adams Street, Chicago.     ,,
SPOKAHf FALLS AND
NORTHERN RAILWAY GO.
JL
I. E. HUBERT
Funeral Director
Sprelai attention Riven to calls night I
or day. Longdistance'phono 124.
NANAIMO, B. C.
Bw<8
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W.G,Fraser
Merchant Tailor
(1st Avenue)
Fall Stock Just Arrived. Call iearly
and get your pick of the iargest and best
stock in town.
BARBFR SHOP & BATH ROOMS
The ESPLANADE,   between the
Grand and Abbottsford,
William Powers, Prop.
Alexicll's elevation lit power is a*
mystery which excites no surprise in
Russia, says a St. Petersburg letter. The - explanation so generally
accepted that it almost amounts to
common knowledge is to the effect
that the Asiatic viceroy is a son of
Alexander 11 by tin Armenian mother, and therefore the natural uncle of", the. cmr,
"Speaking of channel swimming,"
said Mrs Slipshod, always to the
tore in the discussion ol events of
the' moment. "I,, sec that Mr.
Grcaseley retired because the water
was, too cold.. ■ People's ■ views In
this matter differ so much. ■ Some
bathe. wi,lh,perfect impunity .in. the
water as cold as Greenland's icy
mountains and India's coral strand;
but for my part f prefer to have the
water a little torpid."—London
Globe.
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A SERMON ON KISSING. *
It must require no smaty amount;.
of courage on the part 'of a Cliu.ch
of England clergyman to preach a
sermon on "kissing." The deed was
recently done in an Anglican church
in the most- fashionable suburb ol
Melbourne. Naturally, a good many
giggling girls were ' lit evidence
among the congregation. They doubt
less yielded their assent t<» the
preacher's preliminary propositions',
that "a kiss is one of the most
pleasant of earthly things," and that
a "kiss is not perfect unless it is
expected and reciprocated." The
bulk of the sermon was devoted to
scriptural forms of the practice—
the kiss of peace, the kiss ot reconciliation, tho kiss of consecration,
etc.—Westminster Gazette.
W. Mo.N'ME, Seoretaiy.      ' John W. Coburn, Manager.
Telephone 46.
The  Ladysmith Lumber Co Ltd.
MILLS  AT TOIMCK" AND LADY SMITH-Slilngles a Specialty.
—Manufacturers    ol— .
Rough' and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,
'      Shingles, Mouldings, Etc , of the Best Quality.
•Seasoned  and Kiln  Dried   Flooring and  Finishing Lumber always  in Stock.
WHY HE WORE IT.
"Amaaing arc questions," said
acn. H. O, King, of New York, to a
New York Times' man, "that arc
rhowcred on the unhappy attendants
ol the public museums.
"In London-, line., afternoon I was
standing, near a museum guardian
who wore a military unilorm, with
a .helmet    from which a chin    strap
hung- .  ',    . ' '
"A youth' approached the man and
said'
. " 'Would you mind telling mc what
that strap under your chin is lor?'
" 'That,' tho attendant answered
warily.,;'is,.to rest,my jaw when I
get tired answering questions.' "
Lord Halsbury, the oldest member
of the British cabinet, is in his 81st
year, is still hard at work and his
work agrees with him. Me goes to
Westminster in his capacity ol llrst
judge of the realm at 10 in the
morning and remains there until i
in the afternoon hearing appeals.
This is * sufficiently long working
rday. for any- judge,* but at 4,15 he
takes gis scat on the woolsack as
speaker of the house of lords and remains there until that body adjourns
at some hour in the early, morning
of the following day.
WORTH KEEPING."'*
He asked tbe firm tor a rise in
his salary.',''^' „_ '"
Did he get it?"
Yes. -They consider him thc
most valuable man tlicy have. You
sec, when he petitioned for more
money he did so on the, grounds that
he had just discovered thai the linn,
could get along without htm." —
Cleveland Leader.
Rev. A. Piillniann, of lierea, O,,
was a detegute to a conlerenco of his
church not long ago In Cleveland,
and Intended In take the train at a
neighboring town. He was delayed
in some way, ami therefore telegraph
ed to the station master: "Hold
Cleveland train for mc. Piillmanii."
.The station master did not notice
llie extra "n" in tho name signed to
the despatch,    and, forgetting that and everything nnnenred
George M. Pullman died years ago,  flowing fire.      Suddenly the
lie* held the train as directed.      On  lifted, the phosphcrcsccnrc en
learning of the misunderstanding ho uhlp began to fade,    and In a
used .some    vigorous Innitiingc alter minutes the cloud passed away
"MAGNETO CLOUD."
A strange phenomenon was experienced by the British ship Mohican lu
the Atlantic dh the 1st Inst., while
on a voyage to Philadelphia. A luminous cloud enveloped thc vessel,
magnetizing everything on board.
Capt. Crquhart says that the vessel
and crow had a fiery coat. The conir
pass was violently disturbed. lie
ordered-several of the crew to move
some Iron chains lying on the deck.
The sailors could not remove them,
although they did not weigh over
scvcnty-flvc pounds each. I>er;*
thing was magnetized, and chain's,
holts, spikes and bars adhered I o i ho
decks as If they had been riveted
The cloud was no dense that ll wns
Impossible for thc vessel to piotetd
He could not sec beyond the nek's,
nass or
rloinl
tho"
few
r.ml
LAST
We are among you and shall be
pleased to see all our friends at our
new store on First Avenue.
H.&W.
MEAT   MARKET
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NANAIMO, B. C.
Co,
(Manufacturers of the_
BEST BEER
■In British Columbia
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Lager Beer and] Porter Guaranteed I Brewed    _
from the Best Canadian Malt rnn Hops.
TEN DOLLARS REWARD.
The Union Brewing Company will pay f 10 reward for information
which will lead to tbe arrest and conviction of any person or persons
destroying Union Brewing Company's kegs or bottles, or failing to re-    8
turn the Paine. £
Miners' Drilling Machines,
Mode to order and Repaired at Bbort notice    Drills sharpened by nf
alw'aypgivee satisfaction.    Picks handled and repaired.
Shipsmithing in all its Branches.
Horseshoers and General Blacksmiths.
David Murray
Buller Street -   -   -   - Ladysmith, B. C
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Garuenter,' Builder, Contractor and General Jobber
CABINET-MAKING
a>-,
i3T Awnings a Specialty.
LADYSillTH, B.C
I      LIVERY, BOARDING AND
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A Fresh Lot of Chil'iwack
Butter at 25c.    '
Nanaimo and Cowichan
always on hand
ist Avenue    -   -   -   Ladysmith, B. C.
MORRISONS.
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KYNOCK& VULCAN SHELLS
Are the BEST. _We have them.
BROWNING AUT031ATIC SHOT GUN
Is a  PEACH.     We   have it.
SAVAGE  ft  WINCHESTER   RIFLES
EVERYBODY knows them. We have them
We Are Slaughtering
All our Choice Assortment of Beef,
Mutton,, Pork aud Veal ourselves and
can guarantee everything to be the
, Nicest, Freshest and Cleanest on the
market	
PANNELL & PLASKETT
SI-EVENS BLOCK,
QATACRE ! STREET,
LADYSniTH, B.C
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PIANOS, OBGAN8 ANll HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE
PROMPTLY AND SAFELY
Studies in renr of f.ftdyHiiillli Hotel.   I.cdvc orders at Ihe Abbollalord.
WILLIAMS AND WASKETT
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Ladysmith
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Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and cray-
'ons, painting In oils and water col-
1 ois, pianoforte and vocal lessons,
given In classes or Individually.
I MISS BERTRAM.
Ladysmith, B. 0.
NOTICE
Blair and Adam havs secured the agency of the ChrysWU
Laundry Co. to Victoria. All parcels and orders lelt with them will
receive prompt and careful attentle* LADYSMITH   DAILY   LEDGER
WANTED—For Ladysmith a lady or (Lawrence   Yacht Club, has accepted
gentleman to Introduce our rapid
sellers; experience unnecessary; a
rustler can make big money. Apply
quick, J. M. MacGregor Publishing
Co., Vancouver, B. C.
WANTED-Pupils to learn the 20th
Century. Short Hand System. Full
course to completion in nix weeks.
For particulars apply   N
JAS. ROBERTSON,
Abbotsford Hotel, Ladysmith.
BOARDER WANTED-Gentleman can
obtain firstnrlass board with private laniily, Esplanade. Inquire at
Ledger Office.	
The Cambridgeshire sweep is run
on the 20th ol October. Tickets for
the drawing on sale at J. Stewart's.
FRESH FISH-At the Ladysmith
Fish Market, next tn Opera House—
open day and evening.'
LOCAL ITEMS
Bishop Peri'in arrived on this
morning's train from Wellington and
went on to Victoria.
Another car-load of bogs from )hc
Northwest was brought over this
morning liy the Transfer from Vancouver for forwarding to Victoria.
James Wilson, superintendent ofC.
P.R. telegraphs, arrived from Vancouver today by way of Nanaimo,
and went ou to Victoria.
The funeral of the late John James
Trcloar, who died at Wellington on
Tuesday, takes place at Wellington
toiiiorrow'(Stinday) afternoon instead
of today as at first intended.
Rev. Mr. Whiteman, ol Duncans,
will conduct the evening service in
the Presbyterian Church to-morrow.
Rev. R. Uoylc going to Cliemainus
to conduct opening service there.
Herbert Carniicbael, provincial as-
sayor, who has been examining the
building stone quarries in the vicinity of Nanaimo was a passenger on
the train for Victoria.
Only a few days more remain to
secure tickets for the Cambridgeshire
drawing. As the drawing takes
place at Victoria on the 25th, and
tickets have lo he in sonic days previously.
The yard around the Church ol
England is looking very much neater
and improved, due to the energetic
cflorUi of Kev, Mr. Iloweu, the rector,  who is clearing the place up.
•^•;K»>l-:»?K»M(»?i(«;K«;K«5t-;«;-t;»;r;
1     MARINE     I
Steamer Valencia which arrived
yesterday from the Sound, is expected to leave this evening with 700
tons of coal for Alaskan points. She
has twenty passengers.
Steamer Dunsmuir arrived this
morning with a cargo ol bay and
Iced from tlie Frascr river for Blair
& Adam. This linn has secured the
old pavilion as a store house.
London, Oct. 15. — The British
steamer Kildonan, from Montreal for
this port, is ashore below Graves-
end, having been in collision with
tho British steamer Montana out-
Ward bound. The port bows of both
vessels are damaged above tlie water lines.
London, Oct. 15.—The British steamer Ilubocrt has arrived at liarba-
docs and reports that on Oct. 7th in
latitude 35, longitude 70, she sighted the British steamer Kelvin, Capt.
McLennan, abandoned, listed to starboard. On account of the boisterous
weather and a heavy sea, the Kelvin could not lie boarded. The Kelvin sailed from New York on Oct.
Gtli for Montviedo, Buenos Ayrcs.
'++*++++++*+++**'t'***++'H"H
SPORTS   \
++«»M"M»M"W"I•*+* rh*H"' l'+
GREAT GAME EXPECTED.
Keen interest is being taken in the
.association football game-tomorrow.
It comes of! rain or shine at 2.30 on
the Bunker grounds and a collection
will lie taken up to defray thc cost
of goal nets. The Eaglcs'team lias
been' picked as follows: Goal, E. Lea
hy; full-backs, O. Hewlett, J. Adam
Half-backs, J. Eno, J. Molyncaux,
J. Conlin,; forwards, N. Morrison,
M. Cells, W. Ililhert, 10. Jones, .1.
J. Ross. The Ladysmith team will
be chosen from the names given yesterday. Mr. II. Fulton will act as
referee.
SEAWANHAKA CUP.
Montreal, Oct. IS.—The Royal St.
the challenge of. the Manchester,
Mass., Yacht Club for the Seawan-
haka cup, for next summer.
 o
A DRAW.
Spokane, Wash., Oct. 15.—Jim Burrows, middle-weight champion of Nova Scotia and Jerry McCarty, of
this slate, have fought 25 rounds to
a draw here. Both men were on
their lect and lighting well in thc
last round. Burrows fought on thc
aggressive throughout while McCarty seldom changed from defensive.
INTERNATIONAL FIGHT.
New York, Oct. 15.—Young Cor-
hell, (Win. Rothwcll) and Jabes
While, of England, probably will
meet within a few months for international pugilistids honors. White
fights at 130 pounds and is reckoned
as the best of his class in England
Charles Mitchell, representing - thc
English lad lias practically agreed
to terms for the bout and only thc
formal signing ol an agreement in
mains to be done. A purse oi $10
000 and a large side bet will be the
prize. It is expected the battle
will take place sonTtrtiine in January before the National Athletic
Club of London.
BAD FOR MRS. DEE.
Woodstock, Out., Oct. 15—It has
been discovered that Mrs. W. Die,
who is in jail charged with poisoning
her husband, purchased fifteen grains
of strychnine at a drug store in In-
gersoll on Aug. 5th, last, signing for
it, and stating that sac wanted it to
poison mice.
——o	
Rev. W. 0. Schlichtcr, pastor.
Morning Service—01:00    a. m. ■
Sunday School—2.30 p-m.
Evening Service—7.00 p.m.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.
Morning Service— 11.00 a.m.
Sabbath School—2.30 p.m.
Evening service at 7 o'clock.
Bible study class, Wednesday    c
cning al 7.30.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
Rev. R. Bowen, Rector.
Morning Service—11.00 a. m.
Children's Sunday School—2.30 p.m
Evening Service—7.00 p.m.
LADYSMITH CENSUS.
All subscribers to the Daily Lcil-
gor arc invited to guess what are the
returns ol the census, as shown by
our canvasers ol the City of Lady,
smith. $20.00, $10.00 and $5.00 in
prizes will be given those making tlie
best guesses. Make your estimate,
write it down on the slip furnished
you by the canvasser, or call at thc
Ledger office and obtain one il a subscriber aifd you bad not made a
guess. Al! guesses should lie sealed, thc writer's name and address
given, anil mall it, or leave it at the
Ledger office. Mark "Guess" on the
outside of the envelope. All guesses
must be in this month—sec page two
of this issue.
FOR SCHOOL LIBRARY
About tbe end of the month, people will have another opportunity ol
enjoying themselves and incidentally
ot showing their interest 'n the welfare of the public school, for under
the supervision of the teachers an entertainment is being arranged in aid
ola school library. This is an excellent move and should lie encouraged a., such a library is an invaluable
aid in school work and greatly appreciated by both pupils anil tra'st
crs wherever they are forlunali
enough to possess a collection ol
good reference Iiooks and other • . ks
of a useful nature.
Mrs. Wm. Thomson entertained i
lew friends at her home on White St
last evening.
COAL MINE AFIRE.
Shaniokin, Pa., Oct. 15.—One man
is known to have lost his life and it
is feared others may have perished in
a lire which broke out lo.day In the
Enterprise mine. 'I'he flames spread
with such rapidity that Stanislas
Ossowit/., assistant pump runner was
caught and burned to death. An exploration of the mine to ascertain
whether any other men were caught,
Is Impossible al this lime as llainqi
arc shoot ijig from the mouth of the
slopo. Seven hundred men and hoys
arc rendered idle.
HEARD AT THE HIGH SCHOOL.   _Nr>»>AAA»Mr^>^AArMA^ArW
Teacher—"Willia, please give me a
sentence in which the verbs 'to set'
and 'to sit' are used correctly.1'
Willie—(after a brief deliberation)
—"Great Britain is a country on
which the sun never sets, and. r.n
which no other country ever pits.'
"Yes," said the fireman, " There
were two men In the building playing chess, and one of them .Is in tlie
ruins yet. . We couldn't get him out"
'fWhy, how was ..that?"
"He insisted that it wasn't his
move."
o     .    "   '
"What   are you studying now?
asked Mrs. Cumrox.
"Wc have taken up the wubject
molecules," answered her son. .
"I hope you will lie very attentive
and practice   constantly.      I   tried
to get your father to wear one, but
he couldn't make it stay in his eye
—Washington Star.
AN AUTHOR INTERVIEWED
'No particular limp. I've Ibccn
trying to riso all my lite, but never
got any higher than the housetops,
when the bailiff was at the door."
"What is your morning exorcise?"
"To keep one mile ahead of the
bill collector and climb a tree when
ee 'cm comin'."
1 understand you are known     all
over the country?"
Yes, everywhere they would give
me credit."
'What do you think ol the   ■ outlook for American literature?"
I never   look out.    It isn-t   al-,
ways safe."
Did you ever write a popular no-
rel?"
No, thank    heaven!" — Atlanta
Constitution,        !
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PLAYED HIS OWN DIRGE.
A student named Anton Orier levies
shot himself in dramatic fasti.m, after playing the piano r.ta sli'lents'
concert at Tcmcsvar, Hungary.
Czcrncvics, who was a bie musician, had been in the best ol humor
all the evening, and had ulaycd a
piece which was much applauded,
when he suddenly turned the instrument again and began p'tving
the Dead March in "Saul."
The audience amused at the freak,
allowed   him    to    piay to t'10 end,
u '.' rune and declared Unit    ho
ha!   !     i  abandoned   iy  . is nib-
Inari, ;■. .ii life was-in lunger living.
Mounting the chair, be then .-iio.v-
ercd a handful of gold ' ; aiding
thc students, and begging them to
accept the money as a moniento of
himself, quickly produced a revolver
and shot himscll dead.
WINS LAURELS.
Miss Mary E. Pretty, who broke
the world's record several days ago
hy writing 22,000 words on a typewriter in a day, has lost her laurels. Tbe new clininpion is Miss
Olive R. Cameron, one ol her fellow-clerks in the Interior department at Washington, who received a
long record to copy. In seven hours
she had written 23,000 words. About
a year ago, she wrote an average of
■(ixty-five words a minute, now she
averages one hundred and twenty-
eight words a minute. Miss Cameron uses three fingers on her right
hand ami two on her lelt. She docs
not time the "touch"' system, which
consists of writing without looking
on the kcysi and her record is considered llie more notable because she
must alternately glance "at the paper from which she is copying and
at the keyboard.
LADYSMITH
OPERA HOUSE
THEPIfRROTS
For Two Nights    Only.
FRIDAY   AND   SATURDAY, OCT.
it and 15.
In their High Class Entertainment
Including Songs, Monologues, Recitations and Music. Bright, Amusing ami Delightful, Introducing
many Novel leatures.
Doors open at 7.30. Perlormancc at
8 o'clock Sharp.'
Prices, 25, 35 and 50 cents.
The middle aged man who resided
in thc tall white house with the
green blinds simply sat and looked
nnd looked and looked at the middle
aged wife of his bosom, and she sat
and looked and looked anil looked at
lm.   Neither said a word.
Kite had painstakingly planted his
liver pills and he in turn had taken
her sweet peas.
There really wasn't anything to
say.—Town Topics.
LIBERAL CONSERVATIVES
'UBLIC
MEETING
Joseph Chamberlain is not a graduate of any university or ol any of
the large public schools. At the age
of 10 he was a full fledged business
man. Al 38, so rapidly had his fortune grown, he was able to retire
from commercial lite and devote himself to the study of politics.
Oct.
will be held In the
OPERA HOUSE on Tuesday,
20th.
Mr. Clive Phillipps Wolley, the Liberal Conservative candidnle and other prominent speakers will address
the electors.
An invitation   Is extended to the
other candidates to be present.
Seals  will  lie reserved for ladles.
Chair taken at 7..'in (ftarp.
Nothing too
Good for
the Boys
REEFER COATS,
For strong boys fir School —
English make in Navy, at
$1.15, $1.50, $a, $2.50, $3.
GIRLS' REEFERS
Made after the same style as
the Boys', in Navy, English
make, at $a,75
I (j Overcoats.
In Irish trieze aud Fancy
Worsteds. All sizes. Latest
style, Military effect.
MYSDALE-"
STEVENSON
Co., Ltd.
♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦
For $6.00
Wc will give you a  genuine
> 7-J("wcIed   Waltham or Elgin ,
, watch.    Should you like    to ,
get a higher grade, we have
' them all ill different makes—
►in Gold, Silver and filler]
*   up to $100
-    Don't    miss to get one   of
our Repeating Alarm Clocks.'
As long as they last
at $175
♦B.FORCIMMER
J Watchmaker,     Jeweler     and
jf Optician. ^
^STEVENS BLOCK ^
♦ Ladysmith, B. C.
♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦«
Cuban Cigar Factor)
Marmfdtiturtrs of the Famous
CUBAN    -    BLOSSl^
Noue I      U .ion Labor deployed,
M. J. BO -  II. ■ Proprietor.
.W     I   ■>, B. C.
Take a Trip East
OVER THE
Canadian Pacific
AND GET
YOUR MONEY'S WORTH.
REDUCEDRATES
Tickets on Sale, October 3rd, 4th,
and 5th.
2 TRAINS DAILY.
FINE ACCOMMODATION.
B. C. COAST SERVICE
SS. Princess Victoria sails daily
at 7 p.m.  for Seattle, and at 7.30
a.m. for Vancouver.
Steamers for Skagway, West Coast
and Northern B. C. ports.
Xrunks
Valises,  Telescope drips, Deess
Suit Cases.   All Leather foods.
<1A  Per Cent Lower-than <1A
LM      —F.lswhere—        &M
Enterprise Harness Store,
C. R. BRYANT,    Proprietor
Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo.
Wheels!
Yes, we've all kinds of wheels; wear.
aiienls for the Osnsda Cycle and Mot 1
Co., ol Toronto, »nd carry their "Per-
led wheel In slock."
WeVsorepair wheals; II yours does
-lot tun lo suit \o 1, 'end It up to us.
All kinds nf light machinery repairs.
•Ve aregasi I'ne launch experts
R. J. Wenborn
MENS'  SWEATERS
BOYS'  SWEATERS
Fall and Winter Ur dei wear for Men,
Women and, Children.
LADIES' GOLF JACKETS
Hosiery for Men, Women and Chil-0
dren.   . $
MENS' HEAVY TOPSHIRTS
Gum Boots, Rubbers, Graniteware,
Lamps, Tinware, Crockery.
FAMILY GROCERIES
Simon Leiser&
Company, Ltd.;
GATACRE STREET LADYSMITH
GEORGE YUEN
Merchant Taylor
Vll kinds of. clothing cleaned and
epaired.
PAINLESS   DENTISTRY
Dciutialry in all its branchon aa fine .as
*n btj dooe in tho world, hii«1 hbaplutely
<e from the SLU-HTHST PAIN. Ex-
■lutthn!, fillitiu, lit ting nf crowns and
ridges wiliimi' pain or discomfort.
Examine wotk tinna al ilia Wei*' Oou-
I Parlors und CMnjmre wirh uny you
tvi» i'VfT m-u und ilmi judge lor your
i<.
'alnless,
Artistic, and Reliable.
AltKTIIB WATCtlW.mnS hp.lillU OPl-'lCK.
Fraier Street,
NuMino
, Now is your time to get your winter
'supply of wood, we*illdelivei you four,
foot dry wood,'which is tqu.il to three
ricks ol 16 loch wood, lor t'2 50
J. M. LEIGH,
NOTICE.
Persons   found   using our   Patent
Bottle or Stoppers alter this notice,
will bo prosecuted.
RUMMINO BROS.
Pioneer Soda Water Works.
Ladysmith, B.C?
FIRE WOOD.
Shingle spalts, good cedar wood,
$2 a load, (cord, more or less), delivered.   Leave orders at office of
LADVSMirHLUMBFRCO.
BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT
PRICES.
Repairing and making to order   a
speciality.
THOHAS MCEWAN.
1st Avenue,  Ladysmith, B. CI.
Consullatimi and your lettli cleaned l'RFK
Full set, $7.50; silver liUinga, $i up; gold fillliiijfit,
$1 up; gold crowns, $5 up. In fact, ull operntiotis
us reasonable as our watch words can make them.
Wilt he in ladysmith, Friday, Aug.iath
und same date of each succeeding
month, and remain 3 days only..,.
iiomb okfice:
The West Dental P    ri,
THB IMPERIAL BANK CUMBERS,
Corner   Vale*    and    Government    Streets.
Office hours, 8 a. in. too o. tn.; pyeti.
ings, from 7 to 8.80.   Offline'lu P. 0.
THE RIOHT PLACE
D. 1. MATHESON,
HERCHANr TAYLOR
Et Ave. Ladysmith
SEE
Harry Kay
for. artistic Painting and Paperhang-
ing. Picture Framing.
FIRST AVENUE, Ladysmith.
io Cents Saved
on    every
$i purchase.
t
Save
your
Coupon
IT PAYS TO BUY AT WEINROBES
Pay Day Bargains
We have just received a large stock
ol Clothing, Dry floods, etc., etc.
The prices wc a'o" offering will he
a money saver to you. II you want
to save money, buy at WEINROBES
B, S.WEINROBE
* HIGH STREET
• io   Cents    SSvei
LADYSMITH, R C,
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$ $i purchase
f<nve
your
Coupons
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