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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Dec 5, 1905

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 I  f MalISJ-������T.IVE ASSKMBr'f ''A-  "���������DEC-.'-������0&  ������gfiM-.:'-a������..T W.-^toMay- -'������������������-  V0L.2,  aily Ledger  Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1905  PRICE FIVE   CENTS  ISKPEHiSniiiSO  tumm  Mr. J. W. Cobum, Manager  of Nanaimo Lumber  Company  Asks   Nanaimo   Council's  Permission lo Construct  Bra neb Line  /  \  ELEVEN  COit MINERS  ARE SUFFQC&TED .  Shocking .Disaster in Mine  on Calsin Creek, Vir-   '.  ginia ':  Explosion Kills Three and  Injures Many^in  Chicago        ; if  READY TO  BUILD THE  -fUSIII LIKE  CfiGFTON SMELTER  WILL BLOW IN  );.  Karlston,' Virginia, Dec 5'.���������Atr,the  Ifcrton Mines on the Calsin 'Creek''  ycstct.lay eleven foal'  sulYoeuLcJ.  com  miners   were  \ i    -  Pile disaster  was caused-  At     1 iie      meeting of the Nanaimo j  ',  city couiifil   l.isl   evening   the  folio w-  ��������� ing Ic(i.-:; v.ms   re-'.-enci!  fi oni   Mi.   J  '   W.-Co., ni:  . To IM:  VVoisliip. the Mayor, and A.i--' ''>'   1?,(>wom,en  stack   of   <ne  ^ dermen  of  thc  city   of Naifaiino.IJ.C. j 1 ���������������������>'������ ''������ro: cc- catching  firef  ��������� Gentlemen:���������-Having  purchased    and,    are now operating  the saw mill  li.tc-j    Chicago,      Dec.     5.���������Eighteen'm'oh������  ) ly owned by Mr'. A. Ihislam, and1 sit- ���������  , ,   . ,v   ���������'���������' '      4   ,,i  '   *  uw"-    "���������> _     ' .were  binned   in   an explosion   at the  uated on the waterfront mi your c-itv,  , ������������������>   ���������       ,, ',.  ' we find   it neorssary  in order  to com-,'"(c,'l,:l1 ion;i'      T,ar-!������.te?, Company s  pete witb several other big mills, io  P'ant     here  this  morning.  Three,of,  secure railway  connection  by extend-  Hip injured have  died-since the disas-  irig a trunk .line fiom anoint at   or' t,.r.   v.jlic,,   u-as causod' by-one of tho  near      (ho   intersection   of   Prideaux  street' nnd the  E.  &  N. Railway,  as  per accompanying  plans and  profiles.  To    secure this connection wk will  be  obliged     -to get  pcrmis.-jion   fiom  your honorable .body to construct an.l  COLLINS  MAYBE  ;m-en  Linustii./-_ a fold  bar of steel  into a pol. of molten  metal;, ,i   .  '.}>',���������,''  ���������- o _ ', -f  'A press  despatch from  Philadelphia  at ed e November   28th  says:   "D'   A<-  McKonzic,   the  manager   of the Alas-  l.a  Rai.road     company., ha's'gonc to  Pittsburg  tux supervise the shipment  of the  Large   amount, of railroad   material .aliieh   has been' contracted   for  -to be used  ui thc  construction  ff the  Oai'3o.-.u road,      fi\m   Ca>-dova  Bay,  Alaska',, to Eagle City, on the Yukon,  a .distance  of 300  miles.   The actual  work  on the  line  wil be begun in thc  spring.'. The  surveys were completed  in September, audi contracts   for the  material needed and for the shipment,  to Alaska  were at  .nice  made.  - ",It/is proposed   to cf.fnbiifh       big  terminals  al-Cardova  Bay- 'lhc  roa<i  .Will. Jiedaiiit  up "the Copper river and!"'". '"!  through on'e^of the richest copper sec-'   !a  ,  tions 'or.Maska    Thu    Copper 'river  ��������� The Cnrlon smelter is steadily in  ('leasing   its   piles of ore   preparatory  to beginning work.   It is expected the  works   will   open  up  VCry soon  after  -Vow  Year,   when  thc shipments  irom  tlie   MriiaiiiiiA'inine,  on Howe Sound,  .md these fiom other points, the smei  lcrw.li  he Kept     going steadily/after  lhe   start  is minde.    In   thc meantime  ine  LTiqucUinj.  plant,   etc.,   is   being  installed,   and  everything  done       to  avoid   f .stoppages   after  a shut       is  made, says the Times.  At   the   Britannia   mine   two      air  compressor plants arc; being installed  These  are   of an'up-to-date   pattern,  and v. hen in  operation  it is reported  operate  a line  of railway  over      thc  - route' as shown  in  plans.  We have  looked  over  (lie   different,  ro.itcs to get down   to our mill,  and  find   this'     to be   Lhc   only   practical  one, and   even on this grade the management, of Lhc E. &|N. railway deem  it   - unnd visa Lie   lo let   their  engines  switch cars lo and  from the mill over      the proposed  line owing   lo Uio  heavy' percentage of grade obtainable  which shows  a maximum  of  3.18.     \  We   will therefore   be  obliged,   provided this connection is made, to assume Llie expense of constructing and  operating   the  same,   and   trust  that  uny assistance you can  render     tbe  above privilege you  will do so,      as  we feel sure Uiat it  will result      in  mutual    bcne.it     to  thc city and  to  ourselves. '  'Thanking  you   in .anticipation,     wc  have     the     honor  l>o be, gentle-men,  your obedient servants,  The  Nanaimo   Lumber      Co.  "J.  W.  CO-BURN,  Managing   Director.  Aid.   Barnes   moved,  seconded      by  Aid. Dick, t-luat a committee be   appointed  to look   inLo  the matter and  report to      thc council.   The motion  'Carried. Mayor Planta appointed      a  comimittee   to   look   into   the matter  an I leport.  LARGE ;.  DIVIDENDS  A  despatch from  Phoenix, <B.C.,(fat  ed  i.ocenber   1, 'says:'Definite infor'ma-  Lion has been received here that ai;an  c\lr.iOi(4inary  meeting  of the   shareholders of     the, Granby Consolidated  Min'ng.'   Smelting  and:'Power   Com--,  pany, Ltd, hcid'in New York yester-.  day,  it was decided to rai.se the par  value of tlie shares from ,10.to ,.,.100  each. IL was announced that the company declared, a dividend of .3  percent.  on  tnc par value  of' the shares igsuf' and Eskimos   of this  far  Northcest.  - -in --,.-   -     --     -oPPcr .......  valley-*-is a section comprising about  '.'Ifj.OMO*;.square miles, with copper',and  coal deposits of 'irun?nse value aaftl  in addition to the main line of the  load, '.branches will be constructed to  all thc.sc'cLions that arc be'ng devel-  o|ed;ar tins tunc. .IL will take about  three!years, to Vompiefc. the!entire  system, bit"), as fast as lhe road reach  es any of the freight producing sec-'  ^li'/iis,-it will be placed in .operation.  couple- of years    afterward byD r.  F.  v o :���������  THE'-NEW BISHOP IN'  ,    ' THE   YUKON.  White Horse,  Y.T., Nov.  22���������(Correspondence)���������Rev.     -I.  O.-Stringer,  lale  rector  of .Christ ^church,   White  Horse, 'has been elected by the house  of bishops at .Winnipeg to .succeed the  r ghlf 'Rev. W. C. Boinpas as bishop  ol the'diocese  of  Selkirk,, commonly  known as .the Yukon territory.  Willi.am, Carpenter   Bom pas,   D.D.,  has well been  called  the aPosfle     of  the North,  and' has spent, over  forty  years   of Ins   life among  the  Indians  George D.  Collins,  now being tried  at   Ran Francisco   for   perjury,   may  be disbarred.  The Bar Association of San Francisco bas hied  a petition  with lhc.su-  premy court asking that a referee be  appointed   to  take evidence in  lefer-  enee to  Collins'   disbarment.   Collins  was served wilh a notice of these pro  c-eedings,   and   in acknowledgment,    of  being served     with.the paper, made  the following indorsement:  ���������'Reserving the objection that under Liie third article of tbe extradi  tion tieaty - between Great Britain  and the United States the above en-  Li tltil matter cannot "be heard.��������� Ci.  1). Collins."  Mrs.   Clarice McC'urdy Collins in a  RAILROAD M TO GO  0UUT MIDNIGHT  Unless     Death   Sentence  Passed on Strike Leaders is Reversed  THE NEW  New York f Jews Raising  Funds for Russian  Company  Has   Interview With  the  Duke of Devonshire before Going to Palace  He Accepts His Majesty's  Offer to Form a New  Cabinet  ic number  of workmen employ  the mine will be increased by s,nal'(' ������ravA dress anil furs, and wear  nbout -two-thirds. This addit on foi'" a 1iril,iant- rccI liat oE the layer  ��������� he plant ,11, the lintaiiitfa mines'wnu cal:c variefcy. "lat'e a pleasing picture  B-rc.itly increase the output i While at' -vcs,er''aJ' as sno Sftt by her husband  j resent they are only handling about1 GeorSc D- Coll ns, who was on:tr������al  Silt) 1nn������. or ore per day. after Decern Ifor I*crJ������!e"y. Jbcfore Judge Lennon and  ber lfiUi. when jhc compressors .win 'aJurJ'������ says the Examiner of Satur-  Ijeui      opciatinn,   it   is cwpcekd   the   tlajr-      - , ,'-r      ',  amoiint  of or" to be  talvvh 'out  will i    A' J--IIenry. the notary p.ub^ic who'  be fuiiy  550  Ions, almost double the   administered ih~ oaMi  to Collins on  present output.  With the.additional plant this com-  nanv proposes adding between now  and next spring its ore-handling ca-  pac.ly by nexl summer will be doubled and' trebled. It. is expected that  next summer it will-be abl3 to handle  2.U00  tona'ofore   per day.  The ore mined is also said to be  improving in quality, so that the  company is only forced to concentrate suflicienL of it to operate its'l.fg  concentrator one shift a day. Some  is being shipped to u,e smelter at  Osborne Bay. and some is going to  the IJerliey smelter  If-Innd,   Alaska"  which (the p'erjury/ind'ictmenL   is   pre-  d.caLed,, was  the tchief witness  of Lhe  day.   He showed  a tendency  to     l,ie  evasive  in   his replies  on  cross-examination.    He testified   that on    June  30th last   Collins  came  into  his office and" swore to his  answer  in the  suite brought by his first  wife for alimony. ; That answer denies  that he  was ever  married to  the plaintijT in  the suit, and the charge of perjury is  based on   the document.  Collins   indicated  another   line    of  technical defence,by (the orctiing (questions  of  his  cross-examination. f "  "  "Did I subscribe to  that document  Warsaw, Dec. 5��������� An Executive London, Dec. 5.���������Sir Henry Camp-  Committee of Railroad Employees' bel1 -Bannerman visited K,.ng Edward  Union, has telegraphed to all st.i- al Buckingham Palace this morning  lions of Jinssian rainoads urging '.he!ai1'1. accepted the offer to form a new  men to be ready for a general j.tiikE  at n. diiight, unless the sentence cf  ilealh passed hy 'Couit JIarlial en  I. ok oi oss, an engineer. an,d other ,-  o-.l leaders of tne strike at Can.-.r, s  reversed befiM-<   :i   i  i-Mir.  Sew Yori(, Dec   5-Thc Jews [Ave  decided to raise an extra million dollars ror  the     relief of their co-reiig-  ionists   in   Russia.  ,  ���������o  Prince of Wa'ts ; in your presence?.. hc asM. '  "'No;   your  signature   was .written  -.^4.-  'j.Pi'-ain .closed,  Janiitiry  lfi.  1906, when the divi-  ed as rceordi'd on December 15.  The    transfer boo'.s  v. in be  closo'l-  t-.ii'that   date  til  (Icik!  will be paid.  The issued'- stock ���������  of  tliecamp.inv  amoiints   to  1,350,0,00  - - - i ���������  si lares of the old par value of %!?>,-  GOfl,000. mailing a dividend ..amount  to $50,000. Tins is the ^largest dividend evei paid' by any.'mining- :coni-  pany in lUitish Columbia.  Exactly two, years ago a dividend  amounting to $133,63') was paid, male  mg a total or $538,030 paid in pro-  lit s (n shareholders tin's-far; by this  company.  THE KING ACCEPTS  ,..   ;  BALFOUR'S RmGNATlON  London, Dec. 4.���������The political cri-jed toll'is Majesty. More!y himself  sis in the United Kingdom reached a'.'is'considered to go to the JndiaJi-of-  ciinuax today when Arthur J. Bai-,j,/icCi all(1 it is probable that.Herbert  four,;the   premier   formally   tendered j Henry  Asquith  will  be chancellor of  -the  resignations   cif  himseff   and    the  members of his cabinet   to tlie King,  ���������who accepted  them.  His Mamies ty has invited Sir'Henry  JJannerinan to an interview tomor.  row morning, when he will offer' him  the mission of forming a new cabinet.' Sir Henry will accept the task  and. witliin a few days, even within a  lew hours a new government will be  /ormed. A brief ollicial announcement  was made toni^lit- that Lhe cabinet  ���������had resigned. that, the king had accepted the resignation-of Iiis miuis-  iters and that Sir Henry Campbell  Bannerman had been sent for. Tt  .would now appear that the entire  program tad 'l.den out and dried for  some time, and it is oven probable  that the Liberal leader has already  completed his cabinet, chough this,  like everything else in connection with'  British .officialdom mist be left, to  surmise. It may be stated as oer-  tain that Lord Rosebcry win be entirely ignored in 1-h-; make-up of the  ���������new cabinet and that J- Motley will  lie one of  tho     chief advisors of Sir  the  exchequer. The foreign  affairs  portfolio will  go     either to' Lord Elgin or Sir Edward Grey,  though  the  latter     is considered -as * likely ?tV be'  made .secretary  on the Colonies.  The  (meeting of the ���������   privy .council:, which  was set for.-,...tomorrow .morning, has  bef-n postponed to a .later < date.^   ,   ,  A  partial      list    of honors usually  conferred on  <a-:     retiring government  was conferred  tonight.     It includes a.  peerage to      Sir Thomas   Sanderson,  the retiring secretary for Foreign Affairs,  aiid.severai  m nor honors.  One  thing     is     certain,   'that Sir Heriry  Horn; in London,   England,       over  seventy-five .years a^o, he was   an articled^ clerk in  a legal, firm  until'his  departure','to-   Canada' asra missionary  of-the Church of  England  Missionary  Society.    Leaving London' in' 1805/he  came     stiaight to Foit Carry, now  'Winnipeg, 'jusf'in .l-inio to  pass on by  MicTl'-T.i.-.st i,   Liny  ioals  up   ihe  Saskatchewan,   .ic-oss ,lo   the   Ai!u,^u������ra  river aii',1  lal e. Pushing  on   in'a canoe  with      two     men, they were at  hast  caught   in     the ice  and  had to make  theii   journey  on foot  Lo Port   Simpson,  which  place  they  reached       on  Christmas  morning.  Years or faithful work (followed. Tn  1873, he was summoned "home" and  consecrated bishop of the new diocese of ALhabasca. On his return hc  "was not alone, for he was .accompanied by. his bride, a lady; who has proved a most devoted and valuable helper.      ; . ���������        ..���������'....'.:.    ������������������:    ..,; ... : ������-.  ���������In ISS'I the huge diocese was divided, the  northern part known,'as.     thc  ���������"Mackenzie river,"   being  retained >by  the bishop."   In  18S7 a further division was  made, and   the western part  became   the diocese   of Selkirk, *  with  W.     C.   Domipas' as its vfirst  bishop.  Here ;he was fouhd   patiently  working  ���������among  the Indians  when  the discovery, of gold opened  up the whole-field  to: public view.-���������  A volume only could do justice to  this renia'rlca|������le man, who crossed the,  ���������Rocky 'mountains twelve times on  foot, spent years in foul Tn-dian wig-  wanis, endured dangers of.the most  thrilling natu.re, and-, wlicn opportunities afforded for much gain, refused  to stretch his hand out for even a  few  nuggets   to supply   the   comforts  It. if. said   that (he working now be ' when  vou showed   it  to  me and ac-  inf,  developed   by  Ihe company       are   ] no.v Ie'd^.d it."  uch beyond all expectation. amUnat "The'indictment," said Collins, bm-,  fully f.fl per cent, 0f the ore is soi.eh v.-a,v of explanation, "charges that r  that .tisofstraiohl shipping quality 'su'bscribc-dcand swore to' Uiis docu-  Tlvis shipjiiiig.^oie rims  over, live ,^r ment-before ;the notary." -,-^_  cent    copper,   to say     nol lung of  its j ' *���������'���������'"?'������.,     ���������������".-  gold .and  silver   values and it  is  gen- '   ���������" <^ ~7 ^,s\ .-.   '  eraliy credited Ll.tl<t tl.e ore iu..s nenr-     .riicrc was ���������0j meet.ng of lhe "city  er.la than 5 nci cenl. council laal ^j       no  quorum bu.  Devfinpmeiil   of the Empress  group ! j,lg  formed. .'.'''."  ci copi-ei-goid chiims.  wh ch ho'iothe  "  i :-Ai  of Hrilannia and  across the  -di-  ���������- ;<lc into South Vaiioy, is now      proceeding  under   Lhe direction of V.   S '  Raymond,  gencia! manager  of      the  North   Pei.n  Copper  Company.        of  Wyomiiig.   who  about a year ago cr.m-  inenced   the  i mi chase of various interests in  tins pionorty.  AL  Lhe present  lime thirty men arc  employed,     anil  initial cl.evuiopni.e-nt is being carried on!  at a rapid rate.  K-O  FOURTEEN ARE SUCCESSFUL.  Thc Board     of examiners Iield      a  meeting yesterday afternoon   in    Lhe  provincialyj.;ourL house,  Nana<:kno,  at  which fifteen applied for miners' certificates.    Fourteen   were   successful,  and   one unsuccessful,   lt being    the  last      meeting of  the present' board,  Mr.   Jo.v.   E.  Piper,  the  present  rep-  lesenuative   of  the   miners,    dropped  not,   and   be.Jig  asked   if he intended  standing for election  again,  he replied  that'he would  not be a candidate  for  re-election.    While he considered  it an honor  to lie elected by the miners  to the boaid. he thought that one  term  was sufficient for any one man  to fill, and so give everyone an oppor-,  tun.iy of serving on   Lhe  hoard ~  CHINESE  REFORMERS.  WILL BORE  FOR OIL  John    Gloyne,  manager for       the  Southeast Kootenay Coal & Petrole->  um  Company, has a crew of laborers  at work making preparations  for es-  A      day. or     so ago  J. Kemp, the  ^blisWnS  boring machinery  on      the  expressman, y had     a   narrow  escai^e  a   narrow  escape".- company's  property  in   the Flathead  He was driving across the.side track 'Y&}ley;,8Tj* S'^^t P���������%1*L  the depot to thc  from  He is now engaged  in ��������� builtlih'sr  Esplanade   tor',        ,        u  when  an    engine- started      slumting- ' r������iiWlS' a,1(l constru'ctuis   catens  As-  freight  cars,   one of     which  'soon   as    the"'. roads   are  co-mplelctl  and a sufficient fall of snow, for good,  r,        ,   ,,      ,, , ';������������������.-  i i������'  hie.    tie  has retired w,.'th honor,  Campbell      Bannerman  has  explained/ ��������� . .. ,.        ���������   ��������� ,      .      lu"^l>  , .       ,,.,   . 1T    .-   ��������� ,    ,.   ,-  ���������   and is spending   the   rest,  of his   life  Ins  attitude     on Home Rule for Ire-     f  ;-, ' .,       ...  ,     ,   ,     ,, li    ' ,-,     i . al  ^aii-b-oii Crossnijr,  working aanon-'  lam    to  thaw liberal leaders-who  are   ,.     T   ,. ,,",,.      ft 'u'1".-  cise  known  ou   the  lines  of  o be    opposed to -Home Rule  the last; bills  thc 'Indians and  translating the Sy-  . [riac version  of   the  lii-hle into literal  r    ������":)English.  Mis   two .published books are  of  I ha   Diocese  of Mac-  .uul  "Northern Lights  on the  Bible."     ���������  ���������    Ilis successor, the Rev. f. O. Strin-  Libcrai clubs  that be is.-ready with a ger'BA.  policy    which,    will .secure the  adhe- j jK ,va,n   ,-]  sion   to nationalists  and  at the same  duccd  in parliament.   Since the speech j .< .v^ i-|.j.srorv   .  at Stirling which raised .a furore Sir! i(t.nzje  liivor"  Henry has not.    made any statement, I  but   it is coii'ifiden I lv asserted  in   the'  a young  man of 3S years,  ed   co  follow  in   his foot-  " j is  v.e  ".sl.eps.    After   graduating  aL   Wvcliffc  ,   imc  avct"1   rais."e   the issue  as.,one {college, Toronto,  in   189-J, be left for  ilenry   in drawling  up the list of his   of  ihe most prominent planks in   Lhe. i-ierschel island  official family,  which will be present-   platform. :       .   .      .       ���������  FIRST EXHIBIT  Oi'1 ITS   KIND      the arranging  The first      exhibit  of its  sort over   form    so  that  held anywhere lis that of ihand woven  and other articles that 'were- shown  at Perkins lla.il. 2!M Royisfan street.  hy- the M-ast-sichusetts Association for  aironicLiiig- the interests of (he adult.  'found. '  Ail around  the  walls are hung rug-s  of bone hairpins in a  they caiii be poWsbed'  These     two  latter  occupations    are  demonstrated     by b-iinfl ojpe'rators-'i'n  connection  with  this exhibition. -���������  Thc      e.vperimicnt  station,   wliich is  superintended by Charles F. F. Damp',  hen,  was     olt'Ciaiiy. opened  one year  in the polar sea, ������00  miles west from the mouth of the  Ma'-ikcw.ie river. There he found the  Eskimos, and, studying their language, taught, them the-truths of  ���������Christianityi A bilacksinitli shop put  up by the whalers was used as a  church. In 1807 iMrs, Stringer accompanied ,-her husband as a bride,  and lived four years on this island,  which Bishop Reeve calls "the most  inhabited   spot   in   the Brit-  ���������,.     .        4.    .       ...        .-    ,- .4. liOrthcrlv  ago  yeslerdav.   Some     lulca of what .-.   ..���������'.. ,  curtain    hangings,   table covvrs.  doi.-i   has been     accomplished in :��������� that timeish I)o'"������;10������. ������"   l'������rliapS  the most  .    ,    , .        ,,'������������������,    , ,,   .    ."   .-���������    inaccessible -���������a bleak, desolate,  tree-  mav  ne had bv     tho fact that dunnr,        . ,     . , ,       ,   .   '    .  ,,   ���������-,   ,  ..      ,' ,r , ,,.,,.      ., -'less  island-    and   icebound   for  nine  tnc   month   of  November.-  KlOa.    the .,     .     ., ,,        ������������������,..,  ,.     , ,,   ' ,      ,   months   in   the year.    Mere   lus    first  combined wages "   of. the ten       Hind ���������'      ,,    ������������������,-  , . . ,  -   "       < ' 4--i',, ������������������    ,   . 'S0I).  Herschel,   was   born, and  named  wcrkcrs employed  at the station wiiiaf|(,,.   iih.e is.iaJlf|  amouiit to  over ��������� S200.    The monthiv    im.    i<A   '   ���������'   ���������   '    r -i-        i  .    , , , ���������      Mr.   Sl-r.ngers  eves   failing,  hew-as  wage of Lhe     workers  is.steadily in. fonT(|   (o f ' ' ' '  lie  s,   table  ies,   pillow      fops  and  other  artisies  that    show     skillful  workmanship  in  their    execution.   Theie are  also  the  fruits of industry winch can  he made  at home by these blind workers, such  aswirevwirk.   .nc.m-ivo .���������r haL  fra,mes, ,    ....      .,.  ,.���������,..     nui^ls }n.������^iy^torcvA  ,0 nlMlMloI1  ,lis  wwk  in     lhe  lirooius. baskets .n variety, table mats . crying.      and   their      remunerative Ar(;ti(. ,U1(1 IlWame tor of C1|rjst  .or reeds and    rafl.a.  box cutting- and    employment .is-.regular.,- . church,   White  Horse,   where  for two.  | .... Xears he n*s labored faithfully.       ',  some  struck  the   wagon,   lviiocW-ng it  and ,  ,, ,.  the   horses  completelv  off   the  track   oasy sledding,  machinery, now awail-  Mr." Kemp managed to keep his seat irig   tra!1^<>l'tatio"  wi"  "<; taken ������'���������  ,.n  fiif     -m ������������������,, t���������,i  i���������.i   i i 'fi     A standard  o\f>00'foot  well  rig     and  on ine     wagon and both he and  tihe .������������������������������������. ... -,,  horses escaped without inj.urv. .machinery  for  sawmill   purposes  will  . ! be  in operat'ion   inside of  oO       days,  and   work    will  -be continued', during  Mrs. W'ebiey,     uho underwent  a se- the winter,  v'erc surgical   operation   about 10 days     The company expects  to strf.fcc" oil  since, Ms rapidly     convalescing   -much surface.     It     is estimated that this  to  the     gratiCicalion  of     her friends-at from .500 ,to .1,500 foet from    the  and   neighbors.   The      operation   was  will   be accomplished  in  from  three  performed  at  her home  by  the  local Lo fpirr monUi's  after Lhe well-boring  surgeons. /machinery   is   installed.    The region  (in   which  the company's  property is  o localed gives promise of beting  uiuis-  J������XTENDIWG (ually active this winter,; as two oth-  !er   companies,' one   from .Vancouver,  .and one from the Dales, ���������,Ore., expect  to have rigs at work.  ���������' o ��������������������������� ���������  cabinet.  The Duke of Devonshire, Liberal- '  Unionist, and formerly Locd Presi-'  dent of the council, was among' the  cailers on the new Premier before his  visi,t to the Palace. In political circles significance is attached to ,the  visit.       ��������� .,   o   MARINE  S. S. Bute     was in this     morning  for  fuel    She had     in tow a  barge   ,  loaded     with  over a hundred tons of  cement  for   the West Kootenay Pow-  ei  & Light Company.    ' ,       ,,  ���������  ���������   ���������  S. S.  Oscar     was in this mor.ning   .  foi coal.   She     also had on hoard a  quantity of powder.  ���������   ���������   ���������  S. S.   Otter came in for a load of  coal this morning.   The Otteris down  from the West Coast, having paid a  vsit to the whaKn'g station.   The of-,,  fleers say a nob odor of oil pervades   ���������  the air  at that point nowadays.  S.  S. Flyer   and scow were  in for-  cual for    the   Alaibland   this   mosning  and this ' afternoon  "he S.   S-  Lome  took a. quantity oi coal.  The day of the wind-jammer is pas -  sing.    The salmon pack, -which   was'   -  once sent  lo England  in a fleet      of ,'4  seven  or  eight  sailing ships,      now  goes mostly  by steamer..  The general  merchandise  which merchants once  brought by sailing craft comes most- -  ly by the China Mutual -fleetr-Steam--^���������:  crs have even entered the wheat car1  lying  tra'de  from Pacific coast ports  and now  word  comes  from  San Fran  cisco that     the coal  trade  between  that port and  Newcastle,  which gave  business     to sailing vessels  working  this way, is to l.euone by  steamers.  The first   to   arrive  was  the  British  steamer  Kirklee,  and  after  her came  Woman's suffrage vvnc of the. interesting'   ijiucslions  discussed at a session  of the executive of  Lhe Chinese  Empire  Reform  Association of  Canada,   which  is  meeting in   Vancouver."  The subject was defcalW pro and con  with   considerable  animation,   a large  number of delegates  taking part.   IL  was  decided, however,  that as  far as  Chinese women   were   concerned    the  time had not. yet arrived when  they   the Hntish   steamer   Antihes,  with a  should be allowed     to vote, as  they   fu��������� ()f  coal  from  N-ewcaslIe.  did not have a sufficient knowledge of Capt.   McDonald,  of   the  latter ves-  public  questions.   An   important   de- 'sel sUW lhat lhe steamers Vienna,  csion  reached  by  the executive   was  veimont  and  Honatonic were Lo fol-  Ihat Chinese.schools should he eslal>- ]ow him  and  that othcr 1raniiJslca.  hsned     in     all the     principal ci Lies ",���������,,��������� were headi      for  Autftralia. lt  where   Chmese dwell.  While the  Chi- is   Sa,ld   that   .J. and  A.   Brown,  the  nese children  would  be sent to     En-, bi.g  shipping   co,nccril    o[  Australia,  gjish     schools,     five tjrained Chinese !will.110 lon        cha-rtcr sailing;'vessels  speakers wouih give lectures to keep to carrv  coa,   to San   Francisco.  alive  the language and history of the  oldest  empire on earth- A number of  THE RAILWAY  A   report  comes  from   New  Westminster   that  The Ledger is  informed  that   there  win   be no  work in the  mines tomor-  Cinverdaie  hotel  men r0w,  but that in all probability work  win   -be resumed  on Thursday   morn-  at  Tlie latest novelty, Burnt Work,  Knight's Book Store. ..3   o ������������������  The piping to.be used for extending  Lhe    Waterworks      system     is being  hauled to the top of the hill  today.   0   nave eonlracted L:> lodge thirty rail-  waymen,      the   advance   guard   of   a  large construction gantr pending tho  establishment of railway -construction  camps.  Clovf-rdale   is a point   on the Great  Northern     .sysiem   .   eighteen   miles  irom  thc Royal  City.  Just  what significance  this-latest move  in railway  circles may   have will   probably   devel-     Mr. A.      Kerr, jr., is now well en-  op   in,  a few   weeks.   .Meantime       ail   ough to   '-be     around again with his  kinds of rumors are in circulation.One old companions,  story  :s to the effect that  the  Northern   Pacific is Lobe ex'ended  from Su-  mas., Wash,  lo Cloverdalo in order to  provide   that road  with a virtu-ally independent   l ne    into   Vancouver.      Of  course,   as Mr.  J.,I.  Mill controls, the  .Nor I hern   Pacific  and   the   (treat Northern  -o���������  The baskerballers arc taking advantage of thi" present lay-off and  are pu^'iim.--. in their time practicing  for the next. match. On Thursday,  providing those of lhe 'All-Corners  who lost courage last week have re-  galived their darinjv, a game will bc:  played -between that team and the  there would be no difficulty in |.:a<rjes. The All-Comers team is  effecting for the Northern Pacific an |)V ",U1 means a poor one and they  airanyomeiiL to run its trains ov.er should give the Eagles a good, hard  lhe C-reul   Northern tracks from  Oo   game.   There will     be a full practice  1 THE FIRST CARGO.  As far back as the memory of the  other .mutters regarding the wel fare oldest Araterrroat habitue can''delve  of Uic Association in Canada were .j into ihc . .,-aslif Ilot untl ycsterday  laven  up. ) was   lime received in  Tacomia from  o  British   Columibia,  says  the  Tacoma  The    day   for.    nomination  of   th������ Ledger   of Sunday.    During  the    day  City  Council  is drawing near but as  the tug Hilda,  towing a scow, came  yet  there.are no candidates for  civic  in   with   1.000   barrels   of  lime from  honors  in     the field.   Several gentle- the Texada quarries.    The shipment  men are     mentioned as  likely candi-! is-consigned to the Tacoma Steel Co.  dates but- all of     them are no doubt,and, it is understood,' will be shipped  wai ding for     the others to start the ! to  Portland.    Tacoma   receives  regu-  ball  rolling-    by declaring  themselves-. !lar shipments', of lime, but heretofore  Who  is going (0  ue f,rst?   There will it has all come from  the ,Roche har-  also  be  two vacancies on  the School bor  kilns.    Yesterday's  consignment  Board  in  January,  the terms of.Mcs-'so  far as known, was the first from  !rs  Greaves  and  Carroll   expiring.        the Canadian side.  IS5E  GEO. OLSON FINED  FOR ASSAULT  (logo   tol-d   him to   get  out  anyway,   and   called   him   a   ...���������        .  "He  then   went   in,"  continued  Last  evening  in   the  city  hall   Geo.   tel  Olson   was  charged  before  Justices of  the     Peace     .Matheson and  Stewart  with assaulting and beating John Go-  go, proprietor of the Portland hotel.  j1hc wl(<ness> "and I went in too, As  Mr. Russell Simpson appeared for the As  I came-to  the door I caught him  prosecution.       Olson was not  repre- jkickhig ins wife.   She was on      Lhc  sen ted-by counsel, and in  answer   to  j floor.    I asked      what   he   was doing  the court said he had hit  tbe   man. 'and he said  it   was no   business       of  The-evidence of Mr. Gogo was tak-'mine, and 'get out of here or I'll,  en und he said he came home from ; smash you.' He picked up a chair and  work on     the night of December 3rd.' 1 smashed him."  and  he  ordered     Olson  out of      the |    To Mr. Simpson:   "Mas. Gogo was  house,   when   the latter turned     .and living on the floor in the parlor. Two  struck him. He had endeavored to get-  or three  people were present besides  away  but     Olson had struck him on   .myself.   Iliad   aright   to  go   into  the  the"    eye  and  back,  and   had kicked j house, as I   was boarding there."  him. I    "How     many     times  did   you hit  Thc   defendant   was  asked   if he had  him?" asked  Mr.  Simpson.  verdaic to Vancouver.  in  the Opera House this  evening.  anything  to say.   "Sure,   I've  something  to say!" he replied.  "Do you  wish to be sworn?"  "Sure I want to bc sworn."  "Once  or twice, suy  twice."  Tn answer to further  questions witness said   Gogo   raised   the chair wilh  both hands  and  he  (witness)   struck  He went, on to say  that hc      was ; Gogo in the face-   He did, not believe  working at the Smelter and boarded .he kicked   Gogo.    He could  have run  at   the   Portland.    Ou Sunday   nigh!  jaway from Gogo  if he had  tried.  Gogo came in about nine  o'clock  t-nd !    The  court   fined  Olson   ten  dollars  ordered  him   lo leave the   house     at  and     costs,      amount   altogether to  once.    He told Gogo not  to be  funny ' Sl.'l.nO,   in  default, two  months hard  ho- laLor.     The fine was paid.         ,_  as he was paying his way  at the DAILY LEDGER  =���������������  THE DAILY LEDGER  published   every day except Sunday.  'BY       THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  10 oents  a month;    $5 per year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  ^MONDAY, DEB-EMBER -1,  1005  Fatal   Kiss. "  She sat close in his automobile,  Ami he K'lve her n kiss;  At that moment a rock struck tho wheel,  Does.  Wigj*���������I feel that Borrowell owes nis ;  /in apolopy.  Ways���������1 wish that was all he owed  me.  ItielsuM.  I ask not diamonds so fair.  Nor gold would C control;  I only ask that I may own  A. simple tou oi coal.  ^e������ff3^W3rf i������iii ���������Vii c(V> iWi  g*AVIl> SPENCER  (Nanaimo) Ltd*  iXmas is Here;  JUST OPENED  Put Ills   Foot  In It.,  Bhe���������You    never    gamble,   do   you,  George?  lie���������You can bet your life on that>  A Parody. ' ���������  Life Is real, life is earnest.  And the grave is not its goal;  Its great aim, thou sadly learnest.  Is to get sufficient coal.  I  12 Cases Toys and!  Dolls  BAR SUPPLIED, WITH B������3r  WINES. LIQUORS, CIGAR'S  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  -    4. '        cio���������r>i,i himtins and naning-in near vioinity  Beet accomodation m town.    Splendid hunting ana ������ AIWCM1Tti, .  Esquimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������-  Time Table No. 57,  A. J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH; B. C  Newly fitted up aud  Furnished  Good tables and, good  Rooms  at  PORTLSND  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  ���������;! EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT.  21st, 1005.  Trains Jeave Ladysmith for Victoria and  all intermediate stations ^  9.i6_a-m^<ttl?.'Uid' at'4.00 p.m. oa   Wednesdays,     Saturdays   and   &W-  Traiat leave Ladysmith for Wellington and all intermediate stations  at 11.57;a.m. daily,  ������ad at 6.00 p.m.  on  Weilii* days,  Saturdays     and  EXCtJRJSlON TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good forj, going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  tbe following Moaday.  Board at reasonable  Rates '  The bar is extra well  Stocked"  Too Much  of It.  Teter���������Your wire usee extremely goor.  language*  Totter���������Yes,   and   lots   of   it  ��������� n'ftjHi waa"gi>������vrtBrmiWTnro'W, an:  hs drew sixes, the highest possible  number, and no doubt felt juhi.ant  The dice box was then given to Alfred,  who fell on his knees ami prayed aloud: ���������  "Almighty God, tJou knowest T air  Innocent. Protect rnc, I beseech thee!"  Rising to his lect, he threw the dice'  ���������with such force that one of them  broke in two. The unbroken one showed Six, the broken one also showed six'  on the larcer poiLiou, and the bit that  had been split oil' showed one, giving  a total of thirteen, or one more than  the throw of Ralph. The whole audience thrilled with astonishment, while  the prince exclaimed. "God has spoken.'" Ralph, l-cgartliuErthe miracle as a  sign from heaven, confessed his Ruilt  and was sentenced to death. It Is prob  able that Alfred ever after diil ������"t  number himself among those who look  upon thirteen as an unlucky number.���������  London Tatler.  "���������  I  "Yes," said tho lecturer, "I'm dealing in 'furniture these days." ,  "How is that?" asked a listener.  -Making one niRht sfands under a  lecture bureau, with the help of the  time tables."  When to  Cut Weed''.  She���������When should a young widow  discard her weeds? He-Ob I don't  know, but I suppose she should cut  them out just as,soon as she wants to  raise a second crop of orange blossoms.  ?Ethe finest range  is and lowest prices  Over 1500 Books,  POPULAR AUTHORS���������POPULAR PRICES  |The greatest selection . inj  ; Books for Boys and Girls,  iwell bound, at Each  25c.  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fitte'lup and well supplied anil is in char-    if  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI   -Steamer Joan  >1  Sails; frem Ladysmith for  Vancouver every Saturday at 6.-00 a.m.. and  returning Sails frawi Vancouver    for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  ���������EBOBflZriTl I I i-'J ! '.'  '���������  '���������- ������������������ Govt.;; Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agl.  This Hotel has    been completely   Board and lodging, $1.00 per day.  renovated.  HOTE L-  JOHN TKA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with  the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: >: >: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.  TO FERNIE,    B. C.  4     Read-.DOwn Re������d UP  9 p.m. Mr.--:Victoria   Arr.   4.<x>i>  m.  !WE ADVISE EARLY   SHORPING;;  YOU'LL GET BETTER  ATTENTION  ������F* I?^k  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden; Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  D, Spencer,  Nanaimo. Limited  SO   YEARS'  EKFERiENCE  Decision of character will often give ,  to an interior mind command over a  superior.���������"Wirt   Accent  on  tlte  "Man." |  "Well," he sail" during their quarrel,  "I suppose you'll he wanting a divorce (  i next"3" I  "Reallv," she replied coldly, "I don't  see why it should be necessary in this  I case    A womnn <loesn't need a divorce  unless she has      -" married to - **"���������-  ���������Philaaoipnia 4 .-..s.  Trade Marks  DCSlGf.S  . ... Copyrights &c.  Anyone aen-lliiB ��������������� ^:etrh n",^^;!/;"/;;'?'!!'  niilclcly ruiriHUin our oimnu.i iree wneuicr .in  11 "ypiit-ion is ;.roUnUy pnteiiliiblo. Coin mil nlri-  lion "sin" tit- conll.ieiiti U. Il.-iudbookon Patents  npnt. free, lilileit n.iem-y lorseoumifr pateiitii-  IMtciits taken tliroiiRh Munn & Co. receive  ip.cial notice, without c'lariie. In tbo  Scientific Jftierican*  A handsomely II lust Tilted weekly    J.irccst elr.  $UNN &Co.381BrM,!^-N8\������ M  'wr-incn O.h.-o. nl* *���������' Hi..- W.-fl..uui-.n ?\ :  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  ii PICT  NQ SUBSTITUTE FOB  Tothiug   but    good  ^honest  leather can  find apUoaiii.a   Leokie  Boot.  What's the uf-e of anything else for a. Western  Miner, Logger, or Frrs-  pectoi? When far away  from the fcusy haunts of  man he needs footw ar  that will not go back en  him  Leckie Boots are just  such Boots They are a  western pioductfor west-  tern people.  For sale by all dealer8  WHOLESALE  BY  I nv  10 LTD"  \ Bill     VVi  VANCOUVER. B. C.  a   R/     SI  Solicitor,  Ete  Loan  1.40/3.1 1  Appointments may be mad* at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier'B  on High street st  The Cherry Rilband. S- -R. Crocket's  latest book, and The 'Passing of the  Race,  by I)   W. lliggias. at Knight's  Book Store. .  Direct From France���������Tooth, shaving,  hair   and  clothes   brushes. A splendid  assortment at th* Ladysmith Pharmacy.   o   WANTED���������By Chicago wholesale  house*;-special representative (manor  woman) for each'province in Canada..  Salary ..$20 00 and expenses paid  weekly. Expense money advanced.  Business successful; position ^permanent. No investment required. Previous experience not essential to engaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lake Street,  Chicago,-111.,- U.S.A.  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  9RAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar is up-to-  d-te. Rates $1.00 a day and ������p-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  ������������laaa4* .w. :-: .���������: >* L*4T������n������i*������  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  "galedomaF"  Leads Them    AH  IN QUALITY   :o:���������������������������  R.P.RlTriET.i  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������:  :���������: .���������::������������������ B.C.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and$l.B0���������  Free baa to all steamboat landinif^nd  railway depot*.   Electtifc cair*"���������wy'flv*  minute* to all partH of  the cftyil  Bai  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER B, C.  Under N ew Manacment.  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors., .  Modern and     Strictly Fire* C!at������.  Commercial Mens' headavacten.  Fire Proof  8 00 p. ������. '.Xf������.    Be*ttle     Arr. 9.00 a.m.  0.4.1 p. m.'IArr.   Brerett    Arr. 7-3������ a.m.  9.30 ������. m. Arr. 8FOKAMS Arr 745 P-"������  6.25 p.W &n.   Rexford   Arr 13.30 p. 111.  8.10  p. Ito.Ar.   Bike' Arr. 10142 a.m.  rVoo p.W ��������� Arr.    Fernte   I.v.9.55 ��������������� ������������������������  .'ONE NIGHT,  Te all Kootenay Points  r ?.TW6T  NIGHTS1  ,     To   ^Winnipeg: and St. Paul  Close Connections  P   :   Fot  .,Chicago. Toronto.,  -   Montreal and  AllPWnts East* West  y Acetylene    Lighted     Cars,  Family Tourist Sleepers,'  Palace Sleeping Cars  Dining    Cars (Meals a   la  Carte).  '"   Libiiary Observation     Cars  Through     tickets and hag-  gage checks to an points.  :'L St&mship Tickets  .     For''.tickets,' maps, berths  reservations' and complete  information call on or ad-  "   dress."  S. Q. Yerkes E. R. Stephen  A.GrR.A. G.A.G.N. Ry  Seattle  . Victoria, B.C.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yates Sts.  VICTORIA, B C  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  3  I  HENRY'S NURSfRIES  NEW CROP-  ,J FIELD.  8l  Iinpprted  and FLOWER  Buildiag.  HOTEL LELAND  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly, renovated and re-modelled. Rates W.jpet.  day. Corner Granville and; Hasting*  streets.  Telephone, 1--4.   u  <^^^.*^^*^.^^  TH6 CITY  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B.C.  i  WM. MUNSIE, President J.  Vf.  COBURN, Man, Director  ^Telephone^G.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH-r-Shlngles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing    Lambes  in   Stock.  I  W. J. WATSON, I  Smelter Manager. {  THE TYEE COPPERGG., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  I General Manager.  OARDENi  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HobopENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.. ^mmmt  For.Spring planting-   Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue tree.  1010 .Westminster.Road, Vancouver.  One of which  (s  the famous   ''North  Coast Limited"  Tickets on sale to aw Eastern   and  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-date      Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers      on  ail  trains.   Dining Car  service  Unsurpassed.  Steamsiiip tickets  011 sale to  nnd .  from all European Points.   Cabin, accommodation reserved by wire.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW    IN  -EFFECT- v  For     further    particulars    call ot  write the ollice.        Phone Maio ������������������50.  A. D.  Chariton       E.   E. Blackwood  A.G.P.A,   N.P.,        General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.Q  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  th*  PAINTING,       PAPEkMANOINa  1     ETC.  Work dpne( properly and at rifthi  prices. ShoD and resideace ln reai  of Ladysmith Hotel.  \\Ji-B. SMITH, Prop  -\  DAY], SCHOOL..,  Us^uils^Jecte; taught; also languages,, drawing- in pencil and cray-  oca, paint ng in oils aad water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given. In classes er individually.  ���������:  -MISS BERTRAM,  Ladyamlth. |ifl , Q. ���������;.. \  If yeu like-^���������  A smooth, easy shave, -an even,  well-flnished .. beard trim, a good  bathf or a stylish Hair-cut.  Yeu, will go to  UDVSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH jSTREET.  I  cTVlONEY  TALKS  >v���������  AS LOUD TO US AS ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR MEAT Y0UR D������LLARS W  ILL GO FURTHER IF YOU BUY FROM US   -Our Gash Prices Sannot Be Seat en������������������  PAN NELL   &    PLASKET7  GEO.YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladysmith  ^  B   C  I^p5f^lITH BAKERY  HOP LEE ������ CO.  ^       ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLTi  BAKE1) .ANB.FJRESH,  Ceafectionary of all kinds.  Ordsn iaken for Pastries to be delivered at any> time.  ,   Employment Agency.  HARTLEY   GISBQRNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,; England  Member   International  Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  LADYSMJTH, B,. Gt  ���������:o.-  Mannfacttirers pf the Famous  CUBAl4 BLOSSOH  None bu   Union I������abor   Employed  a J. BOOTH, Prop  The only line now making UNION  DEPOTv connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the Pacifl*  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST      LINE, TH"3  FINEST  TRAINS,   TIIE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  'MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHV  CAGO,    OMAHA,"   KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General   Agent,,  no 2nd Ave., Seattle,  .Deaers In  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladysnith, B.C  Dr. Dier can be fo'.Hd at anytime  at his office on High street. His dental work is guaranteed <o be first,  class and rates reasonable st.  HILBERT  jwiwiriwiiivisaaiCTigtiiK^^  P.'O.' BOX 357������  ..._J.....   I4  ,.*, ������������������TZ2,*+f-  '���������"*������������������'. ���������< >taSa#* DAILY LEDGER  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  DETECTIVE MAGIC.  ILLUSTRATIONS      FROM      DIFFERENT  ORIENTAL SOURCES.  flanufacturers of the  ������i  In |British Columbia "     *-  ������    Lager  Beer   end Porter;    Guaranteed; Brewed  f    from the   Best Canadian   Malt   Run   Hops  SHALL IT BE?  Find it hard to decide upon your Yulctidc ottering?  -���������e: d fur our Ullle  KooKict of  hris.mas Thoughts "WORTH WHILE"  .last ofV 1hc,Press  Its helpful���������it's Cine   iitrslnttions  ami  suirtrcst nianv vv.irL'iy Gifts.  Good News  Some Rare Good  Good News if you J wish a Satisfying      Gift  Good News if you are the Housekeeper     and  tiling to set off vour Christmas Feast.       ���������  DINNER   SERVICES  Handsome' rich Blue Dinner Sets, the  Lome decoration. 105 pieces art told,  large Meat Platters���������price $18. the Set.  Many Other Styles Frem $0 to  new ���������   Victor^   shape and  including Soup Tiueeiuand  t  $110.  j1 1  Miners' (killing Machines,  lade to order and Repaired at short    notice. ��������� Drill Sharpened ;by ������������ .*���������  ivays gives .satisfaction. Picks handled and repaired.: t ,.\      (  Stiipsmitliirig    in    aV     it������   ,^fanhes,  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON   /"���������"  *  Buller Street   -    -    - Ladyafiiith, B C  ���������   + + + +> + +++4>   *4V.4j.^.^4>.Yf 4^+ + +4^   +++i  LADVSMITH TRANSFER STABLE  <>  PIANOS,  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MOV,.  ED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  _Jjl  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders' at  the  A. J. WASKET, PO  ~������.  44-M-* 4-*^4-f>4-*-f-f 4--.-������-f 4-f-f-f ���������--* -  "J  k*X9XmX9-������9)fc9&9Xmx*x*x*X9*li������M9&9X.  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES     i  j - EXPRESS WORK  A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  ' >  PHONE 66 LADySMIT  ���������  X  m  X  9  X  9  X  m  *  c  *  ������  IK.*^������^e^������^������^*dK������)K������'>K������^������3K������lK*^T^>^*^*^*^^f)K*9K*Jie������  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale"  :���������: See J.  KEMP', or leave  BILAlR &.::'-jmMM  1UGGIES   FOR HIRE  orders  vith  riRST AVENUE  ��������� ������������������*.:������������������$���������}���������*--,,-��������� "..������������������;&.,  W.  SILER.  ffiHEKAL LXPRESS AND  DELIVEEY  WORK  PROMPTLY DO vn;.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.,  lowing applications -will" he --heard .-iby.  the License Commissioners ISreSoath.  Nanaimo 'Licensihg-^������isk-iot 'On-'- Fin--  day, December i5>";.-1.905,'' a!fc. the'epurfe  house, Lattysmitn,-'at.'lft. o'clock arm.  For Renewal.        ���������''���������-������������������..   ���������'���������?  Henry  Reit'el,- HbteJ;-4lovjnt View,  Newcastle Townsite. ,;.  L.  J.  Preaui-,  Talbot. Hotel,  Com-  McMil.an;.:; Tunnel  Hotel,  ������������������ .':������������������.���������&���������  NOTICE,  n  Act   Respecting  Liquor Licenses,  1900.  Notice is hereby given that the fol-  ox Road  John   II  Extension,  : :���������;Aitnie"McDonald, "Craivbefry."i-fofrel,1  Cranberry District. '   '  , For Transfer.-' '"'    '."'���������  James     Yates  ' to" Enoch', Sage,'  Wheatsheaf Hotel,, Cedar District;.  ": GEO.'C&SStfjY,' ;"  Finding "a Thief by Alcana of a Bowl of  Water���������What tho Boy Saw In a Drop  or Ink���������Uow a Dishonest -Woman W������  Neatly Trapped.  Magicians abound at the present day Jn  all thc great centers of civilization���������chiromancers, spiritualists,  seers of tho crystal,   imihatiims,   thought readers,   astrologers, interpreters  of  tho cards  and   the  coffee grounds.    Hut thoy  give 110 assistance to the police, says tho London Stand  arcl.    Tho  divine  uower which  animates  t.iom refuses to do ������ueh mean service.    It  i������  11  pity      They   may  bcorn   tho   profit  which would ilow in.  But philanthropy iu  their strong  point in  general,' and   ihey  cguld   confer   no   benefit   upon  a  fellow  creature  mare heartily  appreciated   than  the restoration of his lost property    JUoro  ui-er,��������� they are all   aiiMous to make'' proi-e  lytcs. (iiid what means could be more effect I  ivu?    Savants anil   personages who.se con I  version   would   be  a triumph   have, pro  claimed that they tiro ready to   believe al  that is liskI'd ot them if theadept. will per  foi in that miracle" ' Hut tl.espirirs tii-.soiiu-  thing lurlnd. and it is no use to argue  ' Fortunately   thero 'are  magicians el:v.-  4Where wIium.- jiroU'cting  genius is   not a  jiariieulai. and   very  striking   IVnn   ha-.-/  iicen al.tnliuti'ii to them hy  portion* wlm������.  Iiiini'hty and intelligence stand abo\o ipi.'h  ilcii      Wo may take   ior u.Mimplu the  o>.i  deuce ol   Mr    .Swottf-ham.   (J    IJ .   niiv  resident of-Porn Is     ilr.jielu-,M of recoverin:  -ome valuable   property   which   had   bee)  -lolen trom him,, he lollowud the nil vice </  irieiiils and nought.  11 wi/.urd      Two   pro  b'aiior.s assured   him that  they   would  i!i  his   busini'hs  "in a  jilly, ' but  they   du  -njit   keep  uppnintmentn   made     A   thin  lierl'iiriijiHl his operations privately and de  utuinci'd   the   tlncl   to   Mr    .Swotfcnhan:  A'ho expressed a wish to see tho process b  .vhieh; he  had   been  ldcnlilK-d      A, lar^r  '.'.rtlien'wnro   bowl was lilli-d   withwatc  ���������ii)d 11 piece ot cotton was cied ovei tho to  ,-as   it   wens-a drum      Mr  riwetteiihni'  rt'rote the,name ot o\ery person who   ha  ueen in   Ins.house when   the   robbery w.i  :ommitted   lokled up each   pajjer end la.  me-ot them on the drum  He wiote  the name-,   in Knglish   whi--  ;jsfcuredly   no  one   present  could    uruli .  ���������tand. goin,   into a corner to do so   loid.  ���������he sjips exactly alike  and shultle'l  then,  .-ogetiier'    Two men   supported   the bowl  apon, lhe tips ol their lingers, and the w-./.  lid read a chaptei ol the Koran     Nothing  Happened   So the slip was wnhdrawji ai.il  innther sub-tituied    Kiiui- mimes tin:- 'I:*  lilted  a  lllth wan   laid upon   the cotton  I'lie   reading    had    -.earcely   cuimiieiu-i u  .Vlien   the   boi\ I    began   to   turn   slowl.v  round   tho .supporters  letting their   hand.-  ^i) round with it until it twisted itsell out  it their fingers and lull on the (lour with 1.  loii.sidemble bang and 11 gieat splutlorinu  il   water througji   tho thin cover      It w.is-  "'ie name ot thu person already mentioned  ty the  chief '_'     Air  Swetteuham did   not  teii him so  b'ut  asked for ii'rcpctiriun ol  the ordeal     Always  the same  result loi  owed    "It was a curious coincidence cer  'ttiinly     The   name disclosed was  that ot  the person whom theie was most reason to  suspect, but  beyond that 1   learned noth-  tug "  Most people would describe the success in terms   more impressive  than curious coincidence.  Lane ^told 1111 interesting story in his  "-Mcdei-ii F-gyptinns. " upon tho authority  as he_ expres-sly states, of Mr Salt, her  innlesty's consul general This gentleman  had been 'robbed He sent for a famous  magician,, who undertook to show-*the  guilty."person to any boy who had not  reached the age of puberty A number of  lioys were working In Mr Salt's garden  He sent for one thus satisfying himself  th it collusion was impossible 'Taking the  liii'l .-��������� risrht h.uitJ   he drew u d'-iar.im 110  on the pnjiii and in tne center of it maae  & little pool of ink. Into this pool he told  tho boy to look steadfastly Then ho  burned incense and written charms, at the  same time com mantling various objects to  appear in the ink Kneii i>r these,objects  the boy saw as ho declared Finally tho  thiol was summoned '���������He described hi*  utature, countenance and dross, said he  knew him, and directly ran down into the  garden and apprehended ono of the laborers, who, when brought before his master,  immediately confessed his guilt.'1  So one could question the absolute truf1  I if this story as told, and upon such m  ' thonty. certified by a high official, it 1  ���������rery striking. But the boy must have bee  familiar with tho ink "business." by r<  port at least, seeing that it is the rcguln  practice of the magicians in Kgypt H  and all his fellows may very well hav  known who it was that stolo Mr Salt  goods, and of courso ho could describe .  laborer working m the garden whom h  had just quitted The things ho had seei  in, thc ink were named���������it was only necessary 111 tact, to say " Yes. " One must asl  why any robberies in Cairo remained un  detected if this professor could name tti.  thiol with the assistance of any little bo;  who came along  There were plenty of his sort.   Lane hat  some tuscinqilng  adventures with   them  as most people know     And they charged  a very small feo    But we do not hear thu"  plundered  householders applied  to them  Certainly there was un aghii of police whi  had   little   need   to   use   magic;    nativt  shrewdness served his turn     Once upon !���������  time a woman eamo to a  poor but "honest  pawnbroker   und   borrowed 500   piaster.'  upon a head ornament���������this story also  U  Lane's     The   pawnbroker did  not   talu  her name or address    When he examined  the article, it proved to be gilt brass     Hi  run w,allit]g to tho ughn, who pitied   hliu,  but there was no clew to tho identity  of  tho woman   ��������� It wus u   pretty puzzle���������the  most experienced  und  ingenious of  oui  magistrates   would   havo "given It   up ' >  But thc  ugha  said-  "Uo home; take  all  thy property away and lock thy shop   To  morrow   bu  there early, unit   when   thou  hast opened   thy shop, cry, "Alas, for  my  property'     Then   take in thy  hands  tw������  clods and l.ent thysell with them, und cry,  Alas    lor   the   property  of  others1    anil  whoever says to thee. " What is thc matter?'  do thou answer: A pledge that l.hudl'roni  a  woman is   lost     If   it were my  own, I  should not so   much   lament itl' " and  so  'jn     The pawiibiiikcr did us he was told  1'iesently the  woman   heard  of lifts and  l-iiiiiu un a  donkey, demanding  hei  -jrna-  uient    Unabluto fa'et it, she applied to the  agha for a summons, as we say ������������������ wnat  was thy ornament?" ho asked. "A kurs  of red Venetian gold," said she "Was it  like this?" said tho agha, producing the  brass article. Tho woman wasdumfound-  ed She gave up the 600 piasters, and th������  executioner cut off her head on the Ru  nieylet within an hour.  cvzr.  The French schoinr Maurice Cuuran;  has come to tho conclusion that Japan go  her civilization by way of Koiva.  jIBJiiH. ������������������}������oh-  ..���������sjeoSDa,, iCm puas hbu,b t   -aeeq* ������(?I  -ja-r puas 0% aumiDuioa ba,i %vh% pe^a ury  'e^qap Avu }o ^utu> 1 uaq.ii 'j. puy  ���������3a\ppsM. Jsq o-i ,.p(q��������� -B eui juas s.������t||  *������uo 4C031 4<������������h  ���������������I0 jno^ jisv   '011114^ 'moujj ?,uop i���������  ..ieijuaq aAutr s.iajsqo[ op 'uduj,.  S. WEINROBE'S  Bargains for Saturdayj and  Following Week  jVow's your cbance  half, puce  to get Rubbers when  vou n';ed  thorn at  ���������pio Aiiaxa eq usq} n,i  H������J pUD������J00S33jq( pOqOBSJ 3ABl[ i uoqj\\  :po[Osuoo uij ^qSnoin su[; qiiA\  'm.ouv[ 1 *mou X-)}9.id ;ou uSnoinnr  $1.00   Pair for 50c,  150 Pair Mens' Ru'iljjers. sizes from 9 to 11.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I.  tbe  undersigned,  will  apply at thc next  regular     sitting     of    the  Licensing  Board     on     December 15th for  the  transfer of  the retail  liquor  license'  held  by  me  for  the Whealshcaf  hotel,  located  in  Cedar District,       to  Enoch  Sarjc,   of Nanaimo.  JAMES  YATES,  Cedar District, Nov. 7th, 1905.  125 Pair     Ladies'  Rubbers,  storm.     Regular C5c. and J  si/(;s  :5c.',  and 1     oniv,   low cut and  This week 50c. only  JMis<--es' and   Childrens'  Rub ber  lincil,  7  to   13 at  SPECIAL R  Roots,  bright  KDUCTIOiVS.  finish and  fleece  Wc also received by Express  (liens'  Coals in la lest si vies.  a splendid line    'of Ladies' and Clni-  Prices $5.75 to SI2.50  I..idics' and Misses Skirls,  iuis, also go al   SPECIAL  great  variety of styles  RKDLUTIUN.  and  malcr-  Ladies" Suits  ui  flrcy, two oniv. Regular 13.50,  This Week $4.95  DESIGNS        /  TRADE-MAFiKS  AND C0Pr������IGHTi  OBTAINED  Two  blacli  suits in Ladies' eiolh v\i(.h  ,cst eflect.  PATENTS  f ADVICE AS TO'PATENTABILITY mWWfiWtW  f Notice in "inventive Ai-e "      h Icfa BSZ  > Book "How toobUin Patents" I   ||SbKc  "nfJ" moderate. No fee till patent is seen  Letters strictly confidential.   Address  Charges moderate. No fee till patent is secured.  "P riiI?/SnlnoUifc??fideDtlal-   Address,  -JxJLlIGGJ^LS- pa'0"4 Lawyer. Washington, D. C  S14for $5.75  ���������-*��������� -S..J., .k.^  NOTICE  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on ���������  written orficr signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1909.  BOOTS and SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  COUPONS  GIVEN  AWAY      W-1TII EVERY PURCHASE.  TF) IS  WILL  GIVE  YOU  A  CHANCE TO  GET SILVERWARE       AND .  JEWELRY   FOR   CHRISTMA'S PRESENTS  FREE OF CHARGE  B, S. Weinrobc,  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMTTI-I,  B.   C  Repaying and Making to  Order a Specialty  THOflAS   MCEWAN  Any  Kind  of  Job  Printing  /.-. ' ' *   ���������      '  .'  Done, Promptly and  WELL  ;      At  tub  LEDGER  Office  CHURCH NOTICES  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  Evening  service���������7-?0   p.m.  Evening   Service���������7   p.m.  Bible study class,  Wednesday evening  at 7.30.  CHURCH OF ENGLAND.  Morning Service���������11  a.m.  Children's   Sunday  School���������2.30.   '  Evening service and sermon���������7 p.m.  METHODTST CHURCH,  Rev. W. C. Schlichter, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a. m.  Evening Service���������7 p.m.  Cough Remedy  Iopi  BIT  Pr:  MM*  The Children's Favorite.  ���������CUBES���������  Coughs, Colds, Croup and  Whooping1 Cough.  Thip remedy ii famous for its cures over  nlni-Ro part of I ho civilized world., It cim  uhv.i>������ be depended upon, lt contmns no  opium or other hnimful druj,- nnd may be   en da confidently to a baby ns to mi udult  ice 25 cts; Larg-e Size, 50 cts.  MMm  AND  Its    Great    Resources  No part of British Columbia today offers so many advantag������s to thc  investor as docs VANCOUVER  ISL AND. . . .  Its vast and varied natural wealth has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact  that it has never  been  promiently laid  before the public.  COAL GOLD  TIMBER SILVER  FISH IRON  GAME COPPER   0 n , |]  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  will-grow almost any product of the  KCI  sunsmne  Its Land, when properly cleared,  soil  Known   to  man.  WHEAT  OATS  RYE  VEGETABLES  OF  ALL   KINDS  A  WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SM ALL      FRUITS    AND  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt   a liberal   land  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  BERRIES,  policy,   and  tht,     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them will be disposed of on reason-  6Ie terms to actual settlers.  Government lands can lie secured  who desire anew borne  in a country  and     money can be made by  possessing tbe  those  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  Everyf-hing  Comforrable  when you  rehire.  WQsryS  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������HH&iaBaHBHn  Public  Notice   r  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will   supply  any   information   obtainable  to those who  contemplate    a visit  with a view of investment if  conditions are found as advised. v  Is the centre of the great coal mining    district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in   each  year.  LADYSMITH  1st     Aven ue  IT  IS THE  JUNCTION  OF THE      LINE     FROM    VICTORIA   TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow is   -mportauce as the Island is  J developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DAILY fcBD������ERt LADYSMITHt B. C  Attention is called to thc  Tact that the  Ogiivie   Flour Hills Co-,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a  vastly improved and purified form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and  having secured control of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising thc  public  that any  rrnauthorized users of the electrical    flour purifying processes will he prosecuted.  Ogiivie Flour Mills Gompaay Limited  are *lie    only    mltloriia  'Jamil wliiaa      Flonr  p'purified Ivy the     elestrict ppjesss  ': -.* ���������������'.  5'v  THB    DAILY   LEDGER  LOCH ITEMS  Have your Xmas .Photos taken NOW.  Sti.dio open until next Monday.thc  26th.  FRICKE  &  SCHENCK  Mis. \V. R. Dunn leaves tomorrow  /or fan Francisco, where she will  spend thc winter for 1 he benefit of  her health.  3til  Si) oke Little B. Cigais.  Buy your  Rubbers and Woolen Underwear at  Simon Leiser&  Co.'s Ltd  Mrs. J. Adam went up to Nonaimd  at noon  today.  Mr.   K.  r.ryden came up  from Vic-  'toria on  the nomi  tram.  _o���������  Mr. Martin Woodburn , rut to --It.  Sicker llii.s ' .ning to l;.M-d ;> I oli-  ay with'his .-.oler, Mrs. J. Harciy.  About, thirty-five of her friends  gave Miss May McMillan a surprise  party last owning, yesterday being  her birthday. A most enjoyaWc evening was spent with games, dancing.  etc.  Smoke ISig B. Cigars.  At a meeting of the local Acric of  Eagh's tonv/rrow night, lhe annual  revolt will lie read and olliccrs for  the teiiii beginning January 1st will  be eetied A Marge attenlianee is expected.  -)  LOOK 00T FOR  OUR  t  {  Messrs.      Ellis  and    Grea.ves,  who  tool'   up a collection   on  last  payday  in Lehalf or     Mr. W.  Morris,  who is  seriously ill at thc Nanaimo' hospital  inform Thc      Ledger that the sum of  ?23'i.50 "was  donated      by  the fellow  emi loyes  of      ihe sick man  awl  this  handsome   amount      has   been   turned  over to him. giThc libciality of those  ���������who, ga\e is   lo lie commended.  The Ladysmith Hardware Co.  fip.'SS  *   1   r  Ltd  Papers  .Mb  i������V3M  Smoke Big P.- C'igors.  VAly fry,i-5 ������������������������SU ifpwe, J? U ?0 r*\<  jt'-.ibiiU-..-..;    the    fullest   \elea;rnpiut  ^>.   f   T.rws-   f-.jiiu  all   pasts of the  world.  I j> \.   AH tne. i,t������If mid local r.ewa.    Dally  . no. Km-.day edition, ?Bc per month  : ��������� r r,A'-%fx,cjtir, 4.0 u 53 ������'������&������  iMgi-cr and most complete Sw������  ;inper   north   at  Sun   FrnuciM*  x   -  S:i:j.laj  ,iii\-    X JVSFK  v.  (:���������  I have nqw got  a  ol    Bound      Books.  Stc-e.   -o-  jV'cul  assortment  Knight's  Book  M   'a  *1   ?������  M .?  i.  A  1  \fc  i:*f  \'.>:-*.'  .-������-?���������������  1. w%v������w v* "w *��������� ���������* ">-'' *-v  OI-1ILDRKNS'     AID SOCIETY  Mr. C .1. South, of lhe Childrens'(  'Aid Society, arrived' with a matron j  for the tw,"i children of Mrs. Pichetto j  .and removed them to 'the home of  the Society in Vancouver, where they  ���������will in" iiiturc bc kept. Unless the  children aie adoptcri by some charitably inclined person they win be  kept at the home of the society until  they aic old enough to earn their  living, the city having to pay at the  rate of %\ 00 per week for each of  them. This lhe city is bound to do.  Their mother has pro\ed au ui'"t  guardian >'or them ami the law provides  that  in such cases  the children  small not      return io     a parent when   tno    nest  jn  thc torm  of imprisonment to which he  nc0}: ?tote.  or she is     sentenced for some crime,.    is over.   IL is thc best possible thing     0vgr      8(,o   pajr  ot  Mitts,  Woolen  th..t otild  luvc hapicned   for thc lit-  ,,lovcs  anu  nose to  select from   at  tic  ones    They   will  be  treated  with   ...mon Leisct & Co->S)  Ltd.  every kindness at the home, educated      - n .  ,!    'J^pfti't- ii^ins    of    lltrr������tnr������  ' 4   , ������������������    -.of rjj'   s.'*fr>. in    iiua*-  1������.    r..,.,.      rjE������r :w\'cz  a  ,.     \--.--l\riS    IS    T"1F    B'iftT  -,i O.V IHE ?ACI1"1C COAST  'Viitr icv SH.api* copy "* b> ������^m'  .���������ii .-.fi      Sub'.ortptloB   prlo*.   #l-0O  ���������-T  rs'  SPECIAL  IN  FURS  BLACKGREY WHITE  AND BROWN ��������� CONtY  Rf6UUR$2 to   $3  SPECIAL $1.00  ICH0HS  MARMOT STOLfS  MADE OF TEXAS MINK  AND JAPANESE MARTIN 4 AND 6 TAILS  RFGULAR $3.50 to $6  SPPl $2.00  of November,   A.D.,   l'J05.  GEO. WILLIAMS,  ANTHONY J. WASKETT  NOTICE  BLOL&C  SEE WINDOW  I  Walter* &  Akenhead  V ������-ii ;t.;t-.t >;rs Will TaK������> SurfSr.r Iptlwa  .���������:fiT* I.-IG NCEa ���������0. Seattle. Wash.   8  y   w;:-STON. Busine������ l&msiAgm*.. .     "r  ���������o���������  ..OTICE is hereby given that an ap  plication will he   made to the  Legislative  Assembly of the Province of  i_.r.ot������h Columbia, at its next session  for  an     Act to  incorporate .a Com  nany  with  power to  acquire,    purchase, construct and operate the utv  dertakings  of    the Vancouver       and  Coast-Kootenay     Railway Company;  the Alucrni    and Cowichan Railway  Company; the Kamloops & Atlin Rail  way Company; and the Midway    and  Vernon Railway  Company; and to acquire all the rights, powers and pri  iviliges of the said Companies;      and  .with  power  to exercise all  the powers  contained  in  the Acts  ol  Incorporation oi the said Companies; and  wilh power to acquire, purchase, con  struct   and  operate  the uadert&kjing  V4.  any    other Railway  Company    or  Companies;  and with  power  to 'sub-  a'cribe     for and   purchase  the  stock,  bonds, debentures or  other securities  of any Railway     Company; . and    to  exchange the stock or other  bonds,  debentures or other securities of the  company  to  be incorporated  for   the  shares,  stock, debentures, bonds    or  other   securities of any other   Rail  way    Company;  and  with power to  increase the capital of the Company  to be incorporated;   and  with'power  to issue shares as fully paid up; and  to borrow  money  on the Company's  'assets  by  any form  of security; and  with    power  to promote any Railway Company, or Companies," or    to  amalgamate, with  any Company     or  Companies;  and with  all the     other  and necessary powers conducive to the'  carrying out of the Company's undertaking,  oi.,,,   . n       i  ���������   t.   '   D������>ted at Victoria, B. C. this 22nd  GMiivray,      ex-mayor     Oppcnlwyn ������������������',    ���������        , x- ..     .        ,n^ ���������  ' " '     uay of November,  1905.  both now  dead) II.  G.  Tatlow,   Per-1 ROBERTSON &  ROBERTSON,'  cy  Kvai..',  W.  Farrell,  T.   Dunn,   J.j Solicitors  for  the Applicants.  J. McKay, F.  S. Reynolds,  S. Ting-1 ������������������������  ley, \V.     Bailey and O. Hsurvey, Ash-j NOTICE is hereby  given that an ap-  croft,  W.  Adams, at Uiat  time mem-,   plication  will be made to the Leg-  her  for Cariboo,   the-late  Sen. Reid,  ;5lative  Assembly  of  the Province ot  John Fraser,     John Boyd and John British   'Columbia at    its next. ses-  Pcebles.   an   oi     Cariboo.   In  1895  a  sion for an Act to revive| ratify' and  special charter was secured from the confirm the Cowichan-Alberni      and  Provincial Government for  a- bedrock Fon Kupert Railway   Company Act,  tunnel company for  tins creek.     The',ui(j extending the time for commenc-  concession   etubraeed-   about   twenfty Jng construction of the said railway,  miles under the   n.ame .cf the Light- and    o[    expending    ten per     cent.  n-ihg Creek Gold Gravels & Drainage of   the   Company's   capital,  thereon,  Company,  this name being  suggested and"t.o empower the  Company to ex-  by Captain   Tatlow.       The company t^  its raiiway from any  point ,���������,  We are offering our Entire Stock  of FAl-L* BLOUSES at less than  cost to ciear them out. tyill these  BLOUSES are New Goods and Latest Patteibs We do not Intend to  Carry them over for another season  $3.00 NOW $1,7!  $2.00 NOW $1.25  $1,25 NOW 85G.  -COME AND GET A BLOUSE-  BLOUSES  SIMON. LEISER & CO Ltd.  OATAOBB8T  LADYSMITH i  W. G* Fraser  MerchanlTailort  (ist| Avenue)   >'  Fall Stock  on  hand. Call e^rly and  get your choice  >.  sirent <iuitc a large amount of money its line to the City  of Victoria,  ���������r  ^Vt  .^^vvv%*3kS������iassusiE������aBtafiM(������������  (j.     C. Manticus is at thc Abbots-  ford Hotel.  Can  and    inspect my Xmas  Cards,  Ladysmith.    Knight's  -o-  po:nt where the old channel was discovered  wai   be commenced. /  on thc property ami Ihrough Mayor' to any point on Esquimalt Harlior;  Oppenheimcr negotiations were car- or in the alternative to incorporate  lied on with an English Company for a Company to build the line of rail-  a sa.ie for r ai very large amount of Wiiy set out'in the Act of Incorpor-  money. Owing to complications, the'aiion of the said Company, with tho  Venezuelan question, which at that extension hcreinicfore inentioned, and  Superintendent Samuel ^Keaste. who | tjme thrcatenett     the  pcaco between w;th  all 'the powers  contained in the  '    '   '      A' Ungiand  and  the United   States,   the Model  Railway  Bill.  English    Company did     not completer     Dated at Victoria,   B.C.,  22nd No-  the deal.     The   property was sold a vember,  1905.  ��������� couple of vears afterwards   by Dr. F. | ROBERTSON &   ROBERTSON,  S.  Reynolds,  president of the compa- Solicitors   for   the  Applicants,  nv. to a    Baltimore     company for a  CREEK MINES  Tlu re     is     considerable excitement  :w in  Cariboo     concerning  the old  Liohtning   Creek,   caned  *��������� o w  desnateh from  Ashcroft says:      .every  The  and brought     up  to live an upright,'  lnrral'iife.   : while, had they lieen left  LKj'H'T'NING  ���������with   their      mother,   surrounded,   as .,  they arc said to have     been, by evil';  inilueiiccs,      who 'knows   what     they I  ���������would have     lived     to become?,  The  probabilities'     arc     fVat growing  up  amongst,      such      iii:       surr.o- n'iiv:v:  ' thair life hereafter    vvo-Id  have be^a  one of sin and tlcg s'vlic.", but no-".  t������.teii from bad     company, while too  , young, let'it be hoped, for  their evil  ���������surroundings   to     have  contaminated  antl  Drainage  Company  them,   they      will   be  taught what is "     "^ "  right   and   put   to  some   honest trade  lor  or   profession      as soon   as they are  old enough to work.  Air.    .South  says' that   in many cases  chiiUren   that   arc   t.aken charge of have since  by. thc  society  are  adr.y:ted by child-   P'orc '  le^s     people Th:-- applications' re  ccived l>y bin', from pco-pl-2 are numer  oi.s hut nevei unless ne is first sat-  isiicii that the applicants will treat  their children propctiy are their rc-  ".iipsI.s   giaiited- T'lifir   characters  are tli(,-roii^lily invi'sU^akd, and in  many canes tluise wlio express a'de.  sire to la'Ki- fdiargc of a child rife not.  considered by the society ns fit people  to assume s'Ui-h w n sponsiiJ'Slity and  rlie r('([iiest is  refused.  so successfully conducted operations  during the past summer, wuli, in tlie  near future ma,ke a business visit to  Vancouver and Victoria to select the  necessary machinery! such as steam  ho-.st, dynamo, pumps, turbine water-J  wheels and other requisite supplies to t "'' ",.    , ,,  ., ,    . , , ��������� coniiparatively     small       pnoe,     the  the end ot prospecting a vigorous svs- ���������     .  ���������    ,    ,      , ���������       ,,.      ,    ,  ��������� ,     V , . :       original    locators      all   getting   back  tern of development of this promising I .. . ������        ������  ...       \,   .        ...   .    j        A   the money    thev had expended and a  proposition   Much credit  is due    to   , ��������� ,    . ,  '  ., A    ,  ,   -.,    ,  *       ,.      ..        .. ���������    . .    , , ' peiccntage   of  paid-up    stock.'   Most  Mr. Keast s untiring efforts and al.nl-.   . iU.    .      .... .  ,. ,   ,,,     ,.    ,  .   .  .      f .  .   .   of this is still held by the first offn-  itv  m     what h-vs been  accomplished     _        ���������,.     ., ,,. ,   x.       ,.   ,   n,, v:..o1-   a,.4,,.i,���������   ;.. #.    .        4.1   n>  ..   v       .crs.      lhc  Baltimore  and  New Yoik On Mist A\cnue, just above tlie Wes  since tbe beginning of onerauons last 1 ,    . .  ,    , ,       I ��������� , ,  0 I people have expended about one hun-:       tern  Hotel.  cT^r^, n^ 1 *  ' ' ' ",,    .. .   n  .    dred    and      fifty thousand dollars on'    j A.p.v.NK'SE     PMRRDinPRPn  .    In all. the company has an exceed-   .. , .      .. . OA1 ���������u"J'b,J.   i-.aibuuiuii,him>  1 ,      ,.      , 4 .    .      ..        ..   the  property     and suits  arc pending  m������iv  bright     future,  its location t-.t.    ...     , .     ' . , ,   . '      .  ������  h 1 with claimants     who located thc \^p-  u THE RIOHT TIME TO CHOOSE  YOl|R XMAS GIFTS  Is now, wlwa you can examine at your leisure .the feast of Beauty  that we have Wvided for ' those who wish  to choose  JEWELS  and  RICH DESIGNS IN JEWELRY.-Our stock in ALL its branches is WELL ASSORTED   and Up-To-Date.  WATCHES   CHAINS,  LOCKETS,  BROOCHES      BRACELETS,  NECKLETS,   RINGS,   SCAR F-PINS,  LINKS,  TOILET  SETS of  AH styles. ������ ���������  Kindly give us a Call and Convince Yourself  ?. Any Article selected NOW Will be Laid aside for you  \B.FQRCIMnER  \ W'ATCHW   Kt-:i,  JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avc.iue,   X   X   X      Ladysmith,  B. C  as  iBiJipeso Store  lllS      ������"    XTDan-diB-mi. A  Wmg  Dain on  the Cariboo road has             part 6t  w commonly ttmg Dam.cng0i ?    ���������..���������������,������������������..��������� rtf a husv Camp"    1 r������������������ v  consisted  originally of  half miles,  the locators being D, Me  ditiOli  Liohtuing Creek  Gold Gravels j    The property  has  success-    fifteen hydraulic bench,  or abandoned  fully concluded  its  drilling operations  creek claims, covering sewn and one-  the season.  Since     thc location of the ancient  channel  has  been positively  ascertained,      its depth,   width  and  direction  been    more extensively e\-  a-v! defoir.'iped   by   time   a������'l- 1  [)  1   dr.il   boh s      No   8   drill   lio'e'   ]A  piovc!   1!".' s.i'i c 'ii  -'.h at Wedlock as! m  No.   ;'i.   where  such   pro-digous   values  were recovered, and equally rich.  A  new Hume treble the si'/.c of tlie  rormer is abc-ut to'bn completed which,  will carry s.iirieicrit  water  to develop  seventy-five horsepower.  A   new  sliaftiiouse   is'in   course     of  cniivtruction.  and   as soon   a.s compiet  cd tlie sinkinginf a three coin.partmenil  " aft  abo.nl. seventy-five feet, from the  PAIN���������" ANDPAPERHANGING  f'.eatlj and Artistically Done  ,,,-���������.. ��������� the creek    'lied afterthe  ai'pearance of anusv camp       1 ,, ,      ,     . .   ,    ..  ;. Company s  cnarter was granted.  \<\i-  per Lightning     Creek was very rich,  some twelve million dollars being taken out of  the first two  miles.   The  ground  became  too  deep  and  carried  toomueh  water    to continue working  iti under'    thc-oidi    methods.   It nO',w  looks  as      though  modern  machinery  would allow its being worked and the  cqmpany     has found its boring tests,  made  with a letting, machine as high  as $1G in an    eight-inch hole .am bedrock, that is,   they were able to extract  that  ain.'funt  and   raise it- thr.  ough  the  drill     bole.    This indicates  very rich gravel and     with plenty of  money behind the com pany   t should  succeed in opening up the ground and  working  it  successfully   .   Tf so  there  win be a     golden     harvest.   It win,  however,   take     time,  gojod judgment  and  a lot  of money,  and  circumstances not    now     kini'wn      may cause a  great     amount of trouble   It is not  easy to mine large sums of gold from  old river beds, but it is there in wagon ioad,s if it can be secured, ii/'heth-  er it   will bc or not, time will tell.  GOODS  of all Winds,  including Handkerchiefs,  I       Table-spreads,  etc.  Stoves  Pattern and Lates<  .���������Q  BOEDDIIMG  Orders Promptly   Executed  777-   LADYSlViTH  iiOBi^scSSraw30���������02  -���������* *���������*������������������     -,nr>������-Ti^^cwatcaummsttiiB  ���������tiee  A. HOWE, ofCHEMAINUS,has opened the MEAT  JWARKET Urtzly    run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FUIL LINE OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  Pork and Sausage a Specialty  ' '     A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  Phpjac 20       . 1 ���������L_L__i.���������~l  COMPLETE TEA SETS, VASES,  PICTURE FRAMES and other  Fancy Japaness Goods.  Especially   Adapted    For  Christmas Gifts  Nakashimo & Co.  Stoves  Wearejmakingthem 01 ths Newest  Styles.|  ? WE DO AliL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reasona   ble  SEE OUR   NEW ST������VES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  I and at L$dy������mith!Hardware;Ccrr.r?.ny .  LADYSniTri   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  FOR Rent���������One of ihe liest stores on  First Avenue.  -<V>J)  $1,000���������AVill secure a double corner  lot witli two good houses.- Best location  in  town.  $125���������Cash and ������100 mortgage^will  secure a lirst-class- residence 011 Second  Avenue.  ! $50���������iPer .acre for  five acre blocks one  I    mile from the city.     f  NOTICE  NOTICE  OI?      DISSOLUTION  OF  PARTNERSHIP  IS -T-1KREBY     GIVEN  that  (he      partnership  heretofore ex- ;  isting  between      us,   the,;undersigned  Cleorge     Williams and     'Anthony  J. I  Waskett; carrying on  He business of  teamsters-     under the  firm name and  stvie     of     the Ladysmith    Transfer  Company,   has this day  been  dissolved   by      mutual      consent.   The   said  George      Williams   retiring   from   tho  said   partnership,   and   that   the   said  Anthony \J..\Vaskett will .continue on  the same     business.      All  debis owing   or   accruing  due  to  the partnership are to he paid   to the said  An-  Ihony      J- Waskett,      and all claims  against  the said   partnership  will  be  paid  hy  the said      Anthony  J. Uas-  L(Dafcd at Ladysmith this 15th day  $12���������Per month will rent three good  rooms in the Brick Block., water  and sewar connections.  $375 "will secure a fine-residence in the  lypst locality;   only  $244   more     to  pay at $12 per month.  Water"   and  :-. 11 conveniences.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands '/may be purchased at $10 per acre itor soft, coal and  $20 for anthracite.-* Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company: Royalty ab the  rate mt ten cents per ton of i5,00u  pounds shall be collected on the  gross output.  tjuartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment In advance of  $7.50 per annum for- an individual,  and from $50 to $100'per annum for  a company, according "to capital.  "A      free miner, haVing discovered  mineral in.place, iiay locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet;   The tee for  recording a claim fs  $5.00  At least $100 -must be expended op  the claim each year"spr paid to the  m  date of thcTease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each .mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2������ per cent collected on tlie output after it exceeds  $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy   of  the Minister  of  the  In-  ��������� i,rior.  Dr. R. B.  Surgeon Dentist  AU work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Gust Bary won  the  Kitchen Queen Cab-  (S  mining reoorder#'lfeu thereof: When fjjg^   1 l'cket   175*  $500 bas been expended or paid, the  $7���������A month will rent, a good unllsolt,.       acre  with four rooms  and a good pantry       ��������� *  witli water attachrxl.     .  locator may; uponi>having a survey  made, and upon complying with oth-  er^requlreinenti, purchase the land at  Deeds.   Will/.   , Mortgages,   Contracts  and   Agreements   Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     *       Notary Public  Phone, 3. ''  p. O. BOX 268  The     patent provides for the payment of a royalty ol H per cent on  the sales.     ���������    ;   :,?.:.;'.. . ���������  ..  PLACER   mining  claims  generally J  are 10O feet square]; entry fee $5, renewable yearly,    v.  A free miner may obtain two leas������  'es to dredge for gold ol five miles  .each for a term of twenty years   re-j  newable at the desciretlon of the Mm-   E������P'������n������a������  ister of the Interior; J   gj^fi  The lessee shall *aVe a dredge    In  operatiea within oie sieaspn from the  Peterson's Furniture Store.  HAY, GRAIN airt  1  u  t  Orders will bc delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at tbe lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'B. on  fch������  k  i_4


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