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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Dec 26, 1905

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Array ������-  i    / r  ,-)  i-   \  (  A5>'  4ILY Ledger  Y-������L,.������  TUESDAY, DEC. 20,  1005.  V  PRICE FIVE   GJttTT  SCHOOL TRUSTEES  IN CONCLAVE  f-3s^~'W*aaBB������.  The Last Meeting in The Year  Tlie Reports Given Out Seem to"  TREE AT  CEDAR  Indicate Good Work  On the Part of  the  Board  Trustees For the Showing  is very Favorable  of  The Ladysniith Board of School  Trustees held a meeting ��������������������������� Mr. Stewart's office on Saturday evening last  ' All the men)hers and the secretary  were present, Mr.1. C. H. Rumming in  the chair. It being thc last meeting  in tho year, the secretary had prepared a rough statement of thc expenditures of the year for the trustees. '   It is as foiiotws: ���������  Salaries     $-8,200.00  Washing and  Cleaning     685.76  Repairs and Furnishings      006.30  Fuel ���������       142.50  Water   , -. ,.     60.00  Advertising <  4.40  Insurance         39.50  Oiling floors           3-1.15  Telephone     3.25  Printing by-law        12.00  Secretary's   salary     50.00  This is the actual sum of money expended1 by      the trustees  during  the  year.   It win  be noted  that  the list  contains an  item  of $6006.30   for re  pairs and furnishings.    As will      be  6cen by the copy appearing below o:  lhe estimates     which were presented  to the council at the beginning of thc  year,  the bop.rd calculated  to expend  the'   sum of       S375  for repairs,  but  really the trustees have expended' ccln-  siderabiy less than tho sum mentioned  in the     estimate's for repairs,  as-the  furnishings for the new school, desks,  etc., cost over $300, and  this sum is  included in the $006 mentioned in thc  expenditure) statement.   When the estimates were presented the hoard did  not' calculate upon having  it     make  -these purchases.     Another fact-   that  should  be noted in  this connection is  -   that thc     cofmcil still holds thc sum  -Vjo' $300,     part of   the appropriation  ������������������^riiade by the   government for the new  Y school,   which   the  trustees   have  not-  spent on the building.     That amount  should be credited to tho trustees and  deducted   fiom the  total   amount  of  expenditure,   which  leaves  the  latter  at t<7507.85.    These facts were  mentioned1 i-ni justice to \\.>i trcscc''^. who,  on account  of the state  of pity   finances have done their utmost during the  year to cut  down  school expenses  in  order that the council might have as  much as possible remains in the treasury.; '   foi  ctrcet work,    etc.        It  ���������wilibe remembered     by an .who have  ���������taken an interest ������n  civic and  school  affairs  that   the' estimates  for  school  expenditures  presented  to the council  at the opening of the    year,        -and  which are quoted below, w-eie considered very     smali,  and the fact,  that  the   trustees     have managed tr> save  the. amount     wh ch a comparis /ii of  the expenditures and estimates shows  they have done,  reflects much credit  upon  them.  The estimates are as follows:  Teachers-' Salaries  the secretary  to   write the member  for this district,  Parker Williams, and  ask him to  procure  the $700   for the  Bpard  from  the government.  Principal  Dakin sent in a long   report which was read by the secretary  Mr.  Dakin  mentioned  some  improvements that had Lfcqu mlp.de dv������ring, the  month, and stated that the teachers  were holding weekly  meetings,     and  invitedthe trustees to be,present - at  them.   He stated that a chiidrens' con  rert  would   he  held in-January.   He  was  glhd   to say  harmony   prevailed  at the schools.   Respecting the school  property,  the principal reported  that I  the urinals  were out of repair,    , gnd |  that the  library  window  needed .fixing,  lie had  made an examination rcT  ccntiy, and     th������j results  were as follows.  A   Pleasant    Evening   at  The South  District  t  A Generous Lot of Presents  And A Good Time  Generally  ���������o���������  On.FrJday evening the parents and  friends of the pupils attending the.  South Cedar Public School assembled  in the school house to enjoy the concert and Christmas Tree which marked the closing of the school for the  Xmas holidays.  The concert commenced at eight  ���������o'efock and consisted of recitatir.ns,.  dialogues, songs by the pupils, etc.  'Jhe able manner in which the children took"their respective parts reflects .great credit on their teacher,  Miss - Michael. The Rev. G. W.  Bagshaw occupied- the chair and af-  ;'Lt speeches from two of the trustees  the Christmas .-tree was stripped of its  in m  m xmis [Hnmm  Iffll II S.0YSIFR  Ottawa,   Dee.  26.���������(Special)��������� Private advices fiom Paris dated December  25th  say that Hon.   Mr. Prefon-  taine  died   .suddenly   at  nine  o'clock -  last  night. ���������   ���������  After transuding sonic important  government business here he went  to Paris a couple of weeks ago in  company with Hon. Randolph Lcmi-  cux,  solicitor-general   for  Canada  Last       Frkay      Evening  P.Williams M.P.P.Was  The Chair  Programme Rendered Was  a Good One And All  had Pleasant Time  The      entertainment  at the South  Oyster district school held on, Friday  levelling last was a good     one,     &nd  The cause of death  was angina pec-I wc"  abl ended.  The following       proton's.    Solicitor-Geneial   Lemie-iix     is ife''������*-������*nie  was rendered:  mentioned  in connection  with  tin: va-      Opening remarks  bv the chairman,  'Mr.   Parlor  Williams,   ALP.  LICENSING BOARD REFUSES APPLICATION  Of I.Baro for   License   to Sell  V  Liquor by Wholesale on His  PremisesJLot 12 Block 92  Application    for    Transfer    of  Portland Holel License Grant  ecU Other Business  cancy  in   the cabinet caused   In-      tbc  death oi' Mr. Prefontainc, but, Quebec  has' more  than the usual  number   of  portfolios'at present,   and   then:  is a  strong fed ing here  that the position  should iro to a western num.   0 ^_  MR.   IIUGGARI)   fS   INJUR HI).  Div.  1  2  4  5  6.  7  8  9  Children  promoted  9  17  19  .    19  20  I8  16  20  on  trial      total  examined.  3  2  4  3-  4  3  f  12'  19  19-  21  23  ^22  19.  21  Word  was received  yesterday      bv  way'of the tug C'/ar.  by some fi i.Miils  of Mr. Tluggaid, laic principal oi the  Ladysmith schools, that he, Mr. Hug--  /aluahte burden and the joy of the lit-1 gard, had met with a severe accident,  tie ones knew no bounds.      After the j having-been   badly   luirucil.    No   par-  exci temeitf, caused by the distribution  ' of i resents     was over   the floor was  c'e.ired,   and    dancing     commenced.  Quite a crowd of visitors from  La-  d/::inith was     present, and these to-  gelher .with the crowd of young folks  from  the.   district, made the evening  a very enjoyable one.  t-iculars are obtainable al   this lime.  ���������, o   Mr.     Ii.   T.   Winsiy  noon from   Victoria.  leturned    ��������� at  Mr. -Mid Mrs. Mcintosh, who spent  Christmas at the capital, returned  on  the noon ,liain.  wmmmmwmmrsssm  INHUMAN MOHTER  CALLED TO COURT  Secretary's   salary  Janitor's   salary   .  -Coal   Sanitary    Water   >..���������  Repairs  .....,...;..    .  Stores   Incidentals     Expenditures  ....  Amounts Saved  The report also stated..that.T,orhc  valuable acquisitions had been- made  lo the specimen collection, Messrs.  F. Hawes and Malpast making presents. Tho principal asked permission' to use the basement for a gymnasium, and gave a list of what  would be required for the equipment.  Forty pairs dumbells,  $15;      forty,  wands,  $(i;    paralieii  bars,   $15;   m'at-  ress,  $5;  bars or a ladder,  $5:  foot  kail, $3 50.  He s.xid the teaching staff would be  willing to pay for tlie dumbens from  their concert fund,-and a foovi*tli was  promised. This would leave about  *30 for the trustees to find for the  el luipment. The principal thought  that thc pupils would derive much  physical, mental, and moral benefit  from the exercise that the gymnasium would enable them  to oibtain.  Trustee Carroll considered the idea  an excellent, one ft������ul thought thc  board should purchase the necessary,  things. The trustees had been very  ecc.nomical during the year, and could  afl'c-r I an expenditure of the amount  ���������niriitiored bv Mi. Dal in tVr s :cli ��������� an  admirinijio prrpes-r-.  Mr. Grexves a-r/r-."', Mr. Daikin  ehotild !.e en^ouragy' m the stand he  h- d taken -... with the io\.s- He was  plersed to say Iha! t'ic. principal had  '-.'."���������of; on., the rip hi side '���������f the boys"  and had tl-cir good v,i:i. vie should  by all means l.e en oi.;ra.j cd by'the  board. Mr. Groavts fvrthar said he'  had hrard that Bliss Coburn had un-  dcTtal-cn' ti~. ciriit the girls ar.-d Rev.  How-;n hid -kindly ofr-rcd to'assist  the i riucipai  with the boys,  'Vn I by Mr���������, Carroll, seconded by  Mr. bV k;ertso;i that- the principal's  icporL ho received and that he he au-  thi iv.'���������!-. to purcunsc what articles hc  re.iirid to O/'.ip the gymnasium and  prc-f.cnt tho bills to the board,      also   that ho be'requested   to have     seats  $9200.00   put.round  thc  basement for  the chit.  7807.85 , drcn.     Ctrried.  Mr. RoLcrtson     said  Miss Milligan  The public gensrally does  not know Protection of,  Children,'-'-Miaf "-1Jiu"im  of many" of thc things  that (arc done vestiga'tioV of thc facts   in    -icir f a.'--f*1  by   the supeiintendent. of     lhe Child- will beheld before his    'ordiip,    tne  but ihe and       tho .Police   magistrate,   Wednesday,        ihe  ren's  Aid  Societv  friends -of the  society  are  busy     all . hour   of ten o'clock  in   the  forenoon  the time.   Recently Thc Ledger published   a tale of the sodden,   it was  on the 27th day of December,  HI05, at  the police court,  at  which   time and  the story of. a woman who took   her   J lace you are requested to appeal-and  Song,   Mr.  Sancto.  Selections,  Mr.   Kenyon.  Recitation   "The Daisy's   Lam; it"  iy  Miss R-ritta Tr-in'icld.  Violin selection, .'Mr. Russell.    '  Comic   recitation,   "The   Twins"! y  Master Olavc Mathiese-n. '    ���������  Selections, Air.   Oleen.  Recitation  '"l\vo  Little      Hands',"  Master   l-'rank Olscn.  .Song,   "Xo,  Sir,"  Miss  Russell.    -  Comic      recitation, ."The Railroad  Crossing,"  |)V   Mr.   Krank  Gardner.  Selections, Mr. Kenyon.  Reiilation, "Little Brown Hands,"  Miss Hessic Potter..  Quartette,   "Old   Folks   at   Home,"  Mr.  and  Mrs. Sancto, Mr.  and Miss  Russell.     -  Recitation,     "The   Water   Drops,"  Master  Jack Routhin.  Selections,  Mr.   Olscn.  "A    Sailor's   Yam,"   Mr.  -M".ithie-  sen, Rr.  Recitation.''"Twr.s  Night when the  Lord  was  Born."   Miss  Clara Olsen.  Christinas  tree,   refreshments     and  aamos prolonged     the entertainment  till the night was well advanced.   O :���������j  The  municipal   license commission- 'still rested with the Board to decide  I  ers,  Mayor Coburn,   Aid.   Blair   and . if the  license should  be  granted.    If  Frank Tlampson met in Mr.      John    they considered that there were    al-'  Stewart's olficc on Saturday evening  ready enough licenses held in      the  last, when  the application  of J.    H.J vicinity they  were justified in refus1-  Baro for a license to sell liquor     by, ing  to grant a new one.  wholesale at a house to be built     on     Constable  Callendar, who !was pre-  Lot 12, block 92. was considered and  sent,  was asked   if he thought there  linaily refused by the commissioners. J were already enough licenses held and  Mr. Russell Simpson opposed     the  said  he considered the place in qlues-  granting  of     thc license,  contending    tion would be too close to the school,  1st, That the place where Mr.'Baro  and  although he had no complaint to  proposed to sell the li;a.)uor was with-   make against those who now     hold  wholesale 1 censes, ne thought   there  were already enough  in the city.  The commissioners,  after   consideration,  refused the request.  Application for a transfer     of   the  license of the Portland hotel from A.  ...$7,560,011  00.00  fiOtl.OO  1-52.1)0  ISH.OO  CO.00  3 7 5. IK)  1-10.00  ] 33.00  baby boy into the Vancouver res trie  ted district and at the same time neglected her other children. It was  stated at thc time that Mr. South  as agent for the society for the prevention of cruelty to children, would  take action in the matter.   lie      did  so.    Here is the wording of the    no  ticc that  was served   on   the. Inhuman ! charging that she did  "ill-treat  mother: neglect  her son  Charles  while  sis iw cause, if any there is, why the  judge presiding should not order lhe  delivery of the said childien to the  Children's Aid Society of Vancouver,  B.C., pursuant to the piovisions of  the said  act. J.  O. SOUTH,  Supei ntendcnl.  The society  through  its agent  has  also issued a sunwnKins for .Mrs. Slans  and  the  To   Mrs.  Stans,  63 Dupont street, Isaid   Charles  was  in her care  and  LAND SLIDE AT  P. R. ISLAND  Victoria, B.C., Bee' 2fi.���������(Special)  ���������The steamer Tees arrived here this  morn" tig and reported a landslide on  Di'ceinlcr 20th on Princess Royal Island. The-entire half section of Mt.  Pmo, bordering Sufi Lake, and  standing several thousand feet high,  fell as a result, of volcanic action and  the water  raised twelve feet.  The wharf and sheds were carried  awjy and the manager of the Surf  Inlet Mine had a remarkable experience, being in a launch when the  phenonun in occurred.  Thc same ship brings news of the  adventure of a Norwegian seaman,'A  Lundsburg,  whose sloop was wrecked  in 300 feet of a public building (the  school)  and  that the liquor act distinctly stipulates that a license shall  not be granted   for  any place  within  that distance of a public building.  2nd..  That from a moral standpoint  it  would be inadvisable to  grant the ' Tate to J. Gogo was granted,  license,  as children and ladies would j    Mr.  Geo.  Hannay asked permission  be  continually  pass/'rng   the  premises    to    change  the    name  of the Island  on  their way to school. Home hotel  to that of Hotel Cecil.  3rd.    That  there  were- already en-    In this connection Mr.. Simpson said  ough liqiior licenses held in  the city.    Mr. Hannay would have to advertise  In   the   last  connection   Mr.   Simp-   in, the local paper his- intention     to  son said  it rested entirely with the   -apply for permission to change     thc  commissioners whether  they  granted    name. The ^ commissioners       said  a license or not.    A man  might have   that,  if Mr.      Hannay  would idothis,  all  qualifications for running a whole ,'they would raise'no-.bbjkction tohav--  sale  liquor house,  and   his  premises  J ing     the name of the house in ques- .  might be properly situated, but     it    tion changed.*  THE FOOTBALL MATCH  AT VICTORIA SATURDAY  City,���������You, are hereby notified, as the custody."  mother of Irene, Peart: and ' '���������ark-s | It is the intentions of the society ' cn a voyage from Portland Canal.  Stans children apprehended ���������<��������� the to push these cases to the hilt;.. Van- Ho reached Pearse Island and lived  provisions  of  the  "Act for   '������������������    Pre- couver's  criminal records  have       no   there three weeks, eventuallv makin.<  (From the Colonist)  The Egeria  football team  defeat *d  the Ladysmith team yesterday nfier-  kick, which was taken by McKinnel,  and which Lord secured and made the  only tally of the game.  Cn .  anging  ,   _ ,   _, i,    ��������������������������� ���������   ���������-', f,    ends Ladysmith  made a desperate ef-  noon at Oak Bav '*y the score ji i-O.  . w,       , '      ..      rr ���������,      ���������    fort ,to score but Brace well and Skep-  Although , not    detracting  from     e ,  ard at   back    were very strong    and  vention    of Cruelty    to,   .'.nd   ' ���������" fer    worse case than this.  his escape on a raft.  ������������������������������������i 'ml���������  DURWICH'S NARROW ESCAPE  Victoria,   B.C.,   Dec.   2C���������(Special)  .The,-tramp  steamship   Dulwich  had  a narrow c-ssapc from disaster on the  roc" s       in Esqltimalt    Harbor   last  night.    During   the high  wind       she  hroi-.e her moorings and. dragged her  anchor, touching the ground opposite  the navul whan. John i:ay, in a  lamuh, placed the cap-tfJu a-.xiard,  and running timbers, bet v.ten thc ship  and the':snore, rescued her. She  floated clear with the  tide.    $13(1-2.15 had sopken to him regarding her sal-  Trustee Carroll said that the trus-' ary. She co"f.idt-red that as she  ���������tees had received last spring from was third assistant she was entitled  lhe government an appropriation of to a h:gher salary. No written ap-  two      thousand,   live  hundred   dollars plication had  been made.      The   trus-  lor     improvements     and he was informed   that  only  J.1800..hari       Wen  spent.      Although tne work  that the  appropriati xi was made for was done  viz.   the cementing  of the  basement,  and-thc installation of a heating  system, -he thought the sum   over     and  atove   the  amo.unt   esp?nded   for this  work,   the school  hoard was entitled  io.   Seven hundred dollars could   he  JeaJsiiy   expended   in making   improvements at the school.  The  other   trustees  agreed       with  Mr.  Carroll.    Mr.  Robertson   thought  ���������steps should be taken to get the mon-  ���������ey from  the government,  amd -thought  existing l.c-lv.ctn the teaches ^n the  spring h..d ti,:ii|it,i',j- d.cd away.  'Jhey all appu.rcd to (o v.orbing scry harmonio'. sly  now.  '1 lu secretary was. requested to  preseint a reqViisition for payment ol'  the s-.uar.es-and usual monthly accounts  to the coun'il  in January.  It Was decided to ask the council  to make a ditch across Third Avciii-  io  carry   awav   v,ruter  which   is   now  lees, while admitting that Miss Ivlil-  liganhad done excellent work., at the I flooding the scfooi lround and run-  school during the .six Months she had ning into the h'nsement.. There are  been there on probation, did not con-. drains laid on X-tie-school properties.  sider she was entitled to a raise in'but they arc useless unless lh:> coiu-  saiary. She was not really third . as-* cil ounce s them with a ditch  sistant, lvit! fourth, there being no -j Lcfoie the'board adjo.'riiod a reprc-  second ass'stant, If they gave her sentativej of Thc Ledger asked the re-  third assistant's  salary other   teach-; tiring members  if  they  would make a  stiileinenl as to whether they  Mr.   Carrol  dined tpi grant. 1 courteously   informed     the    reporter  Trustee   Carroll spoke of  the  good that he could state definitely   in the  work being done by the teaching staff  paper that it was his  intention     to  at present. . -.:Hc conuidered that all, seek election.  Mr. tl reaves refused   to  ers would al-so be entitled to a raise, definit.  and  this     thc board did not   feci-.n-, would   soc--   re-election.  tie tinchcrs 'were working conscien- make any statement to- the press, al-  it should be spent fencing the school ciouslv arid the results'were most though ^nler on and--before the hoard  ���������property.   Upon a motion  t-y Trus- | satisfactory.    Chairman Rumming ex- adjourned  he Announced his 'intention  performance of the Egeria, it is only  fair to thc visitors to state that  they were unable to bring rhc-ir full  team only live were able to make the  trip. This no doubt made a great ciif  ferencc  in their play.  On the other' hand, the Egeria  were stronger than they have been  this s ens on ' and played a very fine  game. The addition of the two new  hall's made i\ wonderful-difference in  the p'ay, wh'.r-h went along way  towards  oi ing them   the victory.  The visitors showed the loss ,,:'  their speedy forwards a-d although'  ihey had a Tne line they were rather  litdit  and  have  not  had the   exp-'ri-  -'  "lice oT their regi lar men.      The gamci  i'jo:n  a spectator's  point  of  view was  err  slow.    Tho two teams  appear>.l  ;i   t'lO Mold   w tli  almost  identical ��������� n-  iforms.wh'ch   ion.;!'?   it   rather      hard  fcr i-hc-ir  own   playo-s  to  disiirigu -h  Clem    frr.-:u   an c '-oi--nf.      Phis   ;.!::o  was  I he c.-'-se r-f roriie  loose  play.  As   l!;r    i;::tos   did   nntha'-r   l-hoir  r?gi lar   '���������:������������������-.::',   it v (.-;:,'-.l   l-.e   out        nf  rlar-e   ia    s:t;ii.se   (heir  ! br i  g.       A  din'crnit     Ic-r.'n,   liiwe rr,   v. ill       lo  down   wh ii   ihey  inert   Iho'Ofirrison.  In   C'c !'r-;t  half  vJ-.e Rgerin   had the  winl   in ilu ir   fa ���������������������������or  and   were?     con-  linuailv      ''cs.o"g   l.'ie virilors,        .'J-  Ihou.uh   i>r.--.' a'-s;   'th  f:-r-.'nnis  mail;'  sron-l   Iriis   ii.lo   the tr-rriii ry       of  the   Ei.nb   an.I   on -one occasion I'.'inm  within   an   ace <>f  scoring-    No  s-.-orp  was   made  till close  on  the half-time,  when   the   Egeria obtained   a    corner  would not allow the visitors to ������ss  them. The Egeria forwards made a  number ; of good runs and had several  fine opportunities to score, but cy  were lacking when it came to slu������ot-  inS-y ���������'���������':���������:  Bur-jig  the latter part of the game  tlie vis(*tors pressed  hard  aud       the  backs  were both  on  the Egeria .ide  of hull way,  but they were unable to  score  and   time    was called  without'-  any change    in  the result.    For   'lie  winners McKinnell was the      bright  spot and he wr.s- ably assisted       1,'y  Brace well  and  Shepard   at hack and  Wynne  at half and Lord and   Pov.rs  on the forward  line.    Mcintosh       m  goal    also  made  a number    f5.cma-  tional  stops,- for   which  he h  not-ii..  On the visitors'    lineup  was    o      -l  Tom   Winsby, an    old Vietor'a     ���������)',  v.ho   now resides in Ladysmith.     lie  : layrd a ^C1">' good gamp am!   diowed  t-Jiat his   lessens   taught   -ui   li'.e   fcot-  l.alL held   of this   city ��������� have   m >h ���������iicr.-ii"  lost:   ' e by, at  half hack;  Mc-rdi'-on,  on   tlu'forward  line;  O'Cona-il      <-hd  S; oil.  at   l-a'-k.   ami  llaiiston.'*.       ,i  goal, played a very sk-ady ������-am.\  Serai.    Paley  acted   as referee    ind  gave general  satisfaet on.    '.Villi   the  Egeria winning yestc-rday  'he league  stan.-Iing   is now   as   follows:  Pd   Won    Dn.        ���������,.  '  \;iclnria   Cnj.ied  ...1 1 0 ::  (iarrison         1 II 1      ' 1  l^tria   2 l 11 2  0  Ladvsmith  U  1  THE WISE.CAT OF-  WELLINGTON  <tee  ��������� Carroll,      seconded by Trustee  Hughes, it was decided    to   instruct  pressed  great   pleasure at seeing  that However,  h;^     requested  the reporter  the ill-feeling      which waa  obviouslyto make no mention of his remarks.  A  BIO  HIT.  The   Juvenile   Bostnnians   who   open  at  the  opera   house  next   Friday   evening,   are   making   an   enviable   reputation for   themselves all   over       flic  country.    Their   fame  extends      from  Denver  to  Victoria,  and   lovers       of  bright, calchy music and pretty facesi  should  see  these  wonderful   little people   The Seattle Times says:  "The  famous Juvenile Bost.oninns caine  hack to us last night and their improvement is marked and wonderful,  'ihey handle the cle\er comedy, and  sing the catchy music with that de-  ighlful alvandun of an artist three  times their age Seal tie patrons  should not miss'it. An JS-karal pro-  duel ion without a flaw."  Friday evening is tho time.  Sert-ion  Foreman     Shields,  of Wei-   the bral em an    took it home and put  lington,  has a cat.  and  on  the arri-   it  in Mr.    Shield's     house,  the cat's  val of the noon   train the cat was at  home. When the train    arrived at  the depot at  Ladysmith to meet her . Nanaimo      the    cat was  found'on a  chum and      master.       On  Saturday, [brake-beam, bound to travel.     It was  left with  Mr.    I-Iar-  i.  Mr. Shields,     who keeps boarders at,tokei' ofi    and  Wellington, among     others  the train  men, took a     trip down the railway  line  to  spend    Christmas.      The  cat  was supposed     to stay at home,  but  1 ry Porter, and at noon, much to the  pleasure of both,      the cat found its  it did not. This morning the train  men found the cat in one of the cars  ready for a trip.    Knowing the cat,  master and peacefully returned home,  apparently well satisfied with the results of its Christmas' trip. And yet  there are people who say that a cat  is not to be classed among the intelligent animals.  '- 'i   *'; DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  Published   every,day except Sunday  BY  THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  '  OFFICE AT.LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  90 cents  a month;    *5 per  year   ir  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  nlicatibn- _. ~  TUESDAY,  DEC  26,   1905  >���������?������^������Jfi3.I������������.ff ������If I .ill* ������n*4  mm       (Nanaimo) Ltd*  ���������->������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Nanaimo, B. C, Dec. 23rd, 19G5.!  BAR SUl'PLin 1J.WITH BliS;i  WlNliSV,UftUOKS; CIO AK-i'  f ABBOTSFORB HOTEL  -   . c���������iftndid hunting and fiBhing in nwr vicinity...  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid nunw K LADYSMITH, B. C  Esquimait   & Nanaimo Railway  XMAS AND NEW Y[AB  A. J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  ,i'V',fcr>  .������**.������������������*������  THE WORLD IS PROGRESSING.  That the world  is progressing  .rief review  orsomror the  science  attainments'-of the  past  **���������nil*  shows. '. .  ,,.���������  The fixation of  the nitrogen of U c  ,ir bv thecleclrical   process oi Krod-  "v   and   Lovcioyh-   proven   a scicn-  Lific    ,.ccssi  but   has not   vet  been  Sloped   commercially.    Interest   Is  still  felt,  there-lore, in any means o.  adding arl.nc.al   alkaline   nitrates:    ������  our rapidlv   lessening stock   of  terti-  yuhv,    material.   The chemical  *>rc-  c-ess^E Prof.   Eschwciler,   of   Hanover    is being  adopted  in England, and  consists   in passing  a mixture  of    ai;  and steam ever peat in snow combustion     The  steam  is decomposed,  the  hydrogen  combining with nitrogen oi  f.n  air'   and oi the  peat  ^produce  ammonia.    This   is  taken  up by  sulphuric acid,  forming sulphate of ammonia, and ,t is claimed that enough  can be produced,   at moderate cosLjo  avert   a lertiii/.cr   famine   for  a long  time.  Collections    of voices    arc     being  made for various purpose.  Thc phon-  orrraphs  ������E ^ Briti^ niUE-Um    *"  '    designed to preserve for future generations the voices  of famoir-  people of  ,  our time:  hut thc Vienna  Academy of  fVicncrs   isi-oinc:  father,   and  seeks  Pluwoftroms"    of manages.   Already  its  collection  incl-dcs popular  sotits  nf Gvnsies     snd    Arabians,  favorite  airs'of   red. Indian .tribes, -������Jic idionjs  of negroes and Malays, and so on. It  is sending out social     voice-hunting  '���������    expeditions every  year,  pr-rt i1������=   ne  - r'nts  arc    now scouring   Auslralasi".  Roumania,  Jsl-ria,   and   other loco. -  tics      Us     latest plan  is  to phaiu*-  irraoh *ttc voices of animals, lor scien  - tific study.  ', '  Two    of tbe     world's    interesting  mammals have lately become cxin-ict  without,    attracting  attention,       An ,  ' English" naturalist points out that j  the%reat straight-horned race ol the j  Indian -buffalo, which was occasionally mefwith fifty or sixty yc.vs aco,  is no longer known. The other srn-  ished form isthe wolf of the Falkland Islands, a type of considerable  importance, which seems to have  been exterminated by strychnine uO  years ago.  Vocal or instrumental music as a  therapeutic agent has been found by  T-Tr F S. Kennedy lo*u������? a viable  ,'i-l in cases of melancholia, insomnia,  hvsteria, famdy affliction, business reverses delirium, pain and mental or  ,,hvsical ratiguc. A German physician has also successfully used mus*  to lessen the rti* "r*s and aUoi-cf  feels from anestl c' cs.  im^ss^  _ D  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  |lo Our Nisitl] Pate-  j Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  E WISH YOU  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly IHtedup and well supplied an.1 is in cha; -    >r  JOS. PELUGRINELLI  ' EXCURSION RATES.  -- ���������?���������      ���������?���������      ������!��������� i  ia efcet-hetwieii all 'Stations..:   Tickets  good    for .going journey Saturday, ,Decr 23rd.', to Monday, Jan. lst.iaclushe.   Good   to   return  not  later  thaa Tuesday, j Jan. 2nd., 1906.  I . * * '&  ""^  -REGULAR TRAIN-SERVICE IN EFFECT.-  I  i  !| !  '  ��������� :   [      - .    ������*���������     *    ���������*��������� '  Note. 'All trains are cancelled on Christmas Day, Dec. ,25th., 1905J  ; j T'..  ,  ,  , I GEO. L. COURTNEY.  18 Govt,. Street, Victoria B.C. Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  fm*32������3BP23aeSRSBE2  ir*\  8  \4>  Compliments  5*>*  m*  of the Season1  This Hotel has   been completely   Board aad lodgiag >LO0 per da,.  renovated.  0  JOHN TF.A, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied with thc Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-  ��������� Liquors and Cigars.  Ladysmith B.C.  YOURS TRULY,  J.X.  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Mea.s 35C and Upward  D, ������penceiy  Nanaimo, Limited  Best accommodation for transient  md permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  a dy furnished and the bar Is up-to-  d* te. Rates $J .00 a day and _ upwards.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Kr������ln.*������tW :*-: :������������������- :*~: :���������*-: Ladysmith  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and$1.60���������  Free bus to all steamboat landing! and  railway depots.   Electric car������ every ,fivc-  minutes to all partB of  the city.   Bai  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER B, C.  TO FERNIE,    B. C:  Real DOwk ' Read UP _  .qP:i;"v.  Victoria.   Arr.   400p.m.  ���������.oop.m. Ia. '.Seattle Arr. 9.00,a.m.  '-������ 21 p.������. Arr. ; Everett Arr. 7.30 a.m.  I jo a. m. Arr. 9POKAN8 Arr 7-45 p.m  I.2S r.m Arr.. Rexford Arr ..12.3������ P, m.  ���������*ialt������. ������!'Ar.'iike Arr." 10:42 a.m.  ,V p.������ii    Arr.'   Femie;; J.v-9-55 a. m.  0NE; NIGHT  T������ all Kootenay Points  TVfO   NIGHTS  ���������To    Wlifn-Peg a������d St. Paul  Close. Connections  For.' ;-.Chicago.* Toronto.  .Montreal and-j"  . v  All Points East & West  Acetylene     Lighted     Cars,  Family.Tourist Sieepeis,  Palace Sleeping Cars  pining     Cars (Meals a la  Carte).  Library Observation     Cars  Through "   tickets and hag-  " gage checks [to an points.  Steamship Tickets  ' For'Vc'������t*''-ma.ps' oerth8  reservations-,   and complete  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yafe$ Sts  VICTORIA, B. C  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  One of- wnich is the famou*   '"North  Coast Limited"  Ticliets on sale to al. Eastern   and  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-dats     Pulli:ian    and     Tourist  sleepers    -on ail   trains.  Dining  Cai  service Unsurpassed.  Stea.nsiiip i ickets  on sale to   and  from ail European Points.   Cabin  accommodation rtserved by wire.  jnfftrmatiqn  dress.     '  S. a.JYerkcs  A.O.R.A.v  Seattle   . 1  call on or ad-  ��������� E. R. Stephen  Q.A.G.N. Ry  Victoria, B.C.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW  ! -EFFECT-  IN  "o Wn  .that'would have tho true  rinp;     to  it.'the author would  of    necessity     require to live  there foi: a time at least. He   |  must     study     the character  istics oi the western peopie-  havc to become owe   o-i tiiem,  living their daily life, sharing  their    joys      and      sorrows,  lie would have    to mix with  them socially  and   in a business way,     in      short    be a  "Westerner "     Its a questi:-ji  of   knowing  local  conditions.  Thc   Same   reasoning  applies  to    the    "Leckie Boot'-j   t-x  Western  Miner,  the Prospector  and the Lumberman." .  , The makers oi the " Leclt-  ic Boot" are Westerners with  Western experience. -,- They  know what to make a-r.H how  to :niu:c it. Its not so much  a question of price as of quality. Their sole aim is to  make a better boot for tho  same monoy���������and  the "LEC.  Kin: BOOT" is it.  [manufactured by.���������  LTD.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  The   "Enigmatelle" : of the London  Hippodrome' appears like a bulky man (  six    feet tall,  weighing  198 pounds.   '  its feet are of iron, the legsare      of  steel  and  wood,  and the  arms are of  steel     and copper, while  the body is  an  insulated  wire frame cased -Willi  fibre and rawhide,  and  the head is of  wax.. It is moved by three     springs  and   four  electric  motors,  with  fourteen      storage accumulators.   In its  hack   is   a switchboard  containinig the  rheostat,  fifteen  switches,, three levers  and three automatic brakes.    Although the motions are rather jerky,  the      machine     very  cleverly  walks  with   long or short     steps,  nods- its  head,   waves its arms,  rides a cycle,  and writes its name on a blackboard.  Gravitation is explained .by the new  theory of W. A. NippoUlt as due to  th'.' n.o,ion of matter having the tcn-  ���������uily usually ass'.'gncd to the ether.  All matlcr is in motion, and thc smal  ler  the aggregation the .jruVr    -j lhe  I  ���������maximum velocity.   Open   p*. i   t������>n-  tains very  minute particles m rapid  motion     in all directions. The raiii-  olcs are small  enough to pass      between tlie molecules of ordinary bodies, and they  are stopped or reflected in proportion to the mass of   the  body   bombarded.     Two bodies      in  space shield each other on one side,  being thus apparently attracted.  For cutting -,mctals by a jet of oxygen, the Jotrand apparatus consists  essentially of a tube with two branches, terminating in blowpipes, moved .along a guide at the rate of about  six inches  per minute.   One :blowpipe  delivers an oxyhydrogen :flame,;which  heats the metal to a dark red along  the cutting line,   A jet of pure oxygen from  the second ��������� blowpipe enters  into cooibustion ;with; the. iiot metal,  and produces a   clear, channel,. like   a  saw-cut, about an eighth- of an .inch;  Continued on page-Four  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.J^,  GAT ACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  ���������mEDOKiAir  Leads Them    AH  IN QUALITY  Under New Nlanagmettt  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern  and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Buildiag.  HENRYS NUR8HME8  For     further  write the olUce.  A.  I). Chariton  c  A.G.P.A,   N.P.,  'Portland, Ore.  particulars    vail oi  Phone Main 456.  E.  E. Blackwood  General Agent  -Victoria, BIO  r;1'^-?1'  NEW CROP->  Homa Grown 8c  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS.    '  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  .  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY        "?"* b' 8ULe y������Ur tiCketS "������d   ���������������  PLANTS. ____      the  For Sprint: planting.'  '.i.'asieiu prices  or less.  - Catalogue' free.  8010 Westminster Road. Vancouver.  Are You  Going East  -:o:  R. P. RITHET,|  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency^  VICTORIA, :���������: :-: :-: .-: :���������B.C.  WANTED���������By     Chicago     *������ruolesal������  house, special- representative (manor  woman) for each province in Canada.  Salary  weekly  PAINTING,    \  PAPEKMANGING  etc:  i  v  ,_   __. (   Work done pr������perly and at    rl^'  iUUU     and expenses paid  j Pr'ces,     A fun-line of Wall    Paper.  Expens. money  advanced,   and Painter's  Supplies   Residence  on  J. E. SMITH, Prop  $20 00  weekly, -Hixpenst   iuuuey   au"������*������*������-  ,..-- -.,.->  Business successful;     position perma-'RobertB Stree*"  nent. No investment required. Previous experience not essential to "engaging.  Address Manager," 132 Lake Street,  Chicago,  Ilk,  U.S.A.  THeOITY  R. Williamson Prop  ���������st. Avenue  Ladysmith B.C.  1      THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  i  i.  ^������^^������W.^.^^^^������^-W������K&KfeK^'&,'^,*'^<^'4!*'*%  'I  I  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  i  Smelting Worksat  LADYSMITH, B.C.  i  WM.  MUNSIE, President  IIP  J.  W.  COBURN, Man. Director  "Telephone*;46.  w   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT  FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH-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  Fiatehlng ^IAmWi;tl������r::S*ock.  cTllONBY  TALKS/-  HEAD OFFICE ���������.,'���������  DUNCANS STATION, CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  Vancouver Island, B. G. General Manager, ^  Merchant Tailor  Lad-ysm-ith ^1;       W       B.  C  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subject* taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in, oils aad water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  itlSS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith.' tf.  C ,'    ���������     .    :  If y������u like-���������   / ".  A smoeth, easy shave, an even,  wen-finished heard trim, a good  bath, ������r. a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAYORS  HIGH STREET.  OliL  The. only  line now  making   UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacifi*  Coast.  THE SHORTEST LINE, THTZ  FINEST TRAINS, THE LOWEST.  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CH*  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.'  For complete information ask yout  local agent or write;  F. W. PARKER.  General igetrt,  720 2nd Ave., Seattle.  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE A CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders takrn for Pastries to he delivered at any tka������..  Employment Agency.  Y0UR D0LLARS W  AS LOUD TO US AS ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR MEAT  ILL GO FURTHER IF YOU BUY FROM US  Oash Prices Cannot Be Beaten  i Our Oash Prices fiannoi ne bmwh���������  PANNELL  &    PLASKETT  HARTLEY    GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society of   Civil  Engineers .  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,*! EagUnd  Member In ter national   Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis. 1904  ���������Eiectricai Engineer���������  P. O, BOX 357*   .. ;.i... ..l ;. -  ~..Ij���������-i-~-J ���������-  ..Dea ers In  and  Organs ..  Ladysmith, B.C  ���������:0.-  Mannfactufersofthe Famous  GU8AN BLOSSOiT  Noae bu   ������nibn Labor   Employed  fi, J. BOOTH, Prop  Dr. Dier can be found at any. tf meat his office on Gatacre st. .His den*j  tal work is gvaranteod to he first-  class and rates reasonable st  I sMMMamaBBM*^^  im rA*L?;i.ijiciii  tH^W-i ;I-.4 1' ���������������. I- ��������� ���������!������������������ ���������!��������� ��������� ���������K-f-H>������H>-i->  Union  Brewing  NANAIMO    B.C.  rianufncturers offthe  Co  COUGH REMEDY  Mr.  E.  G.  Case, a mail  carries  of  NO LAND MAMMALS  IN  ANTARCTIC CIRCLE.  "There arc no land mammals, pro-  *  In  British Columbia ..  Lager Beer   and Porter     Guaranteed   Brewed  rom the  Best Canadian; Malt  Run   Hops  ���������H^"!*^-M'4*4^'>*H-f������I*'*H*������>'H^������������������l*������-I">-I'������rI'������*I-f-I-������*I-t-I-'>~K"i^ -  I  What About  Year's Gifts?  :,-;.*v'  May] We Suggest  Canton Centre,   Conn,   who  has  been 'pcrly so called, within the Antarctic  ���������n the U  S. service for aboat sixteen circle.       There  arc  no   south  polar  years,   says:   "We     have tried many  bears;   there arc  no  Antarctic foxes;  cough medicines for croup, but Cham-  there are no  large mammals  of any  buriain's   Cough     Remedy is king  ol  all and one to be relied on every time. ejlt'ire'v  We also find     it tha best remedy for  which sI,cud- more tnau half of thei  coughs and     colds giving certain re-  suits   and   leaving    no bad after ef-  sort or kind save whales, which live  in     thc water, and seals,  time there  "Geology    has not disclosed to us  feels'."     Foi:*3ii7 by "The" Ladysmith \^  Ios,1  Antartic mammalian  fauna,  l.tMlimifh   it,   lin<5  <;np-fi-et;l,f><l   -)n   m;  \\\0  Pharmacy,  Appointments may be mads at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier'g  on High street st  The Cherry Rtiband, S- R- Crocket's  'iatest book, and The Passing of the  Race, by D W. Higgins, at Knight's  Book Store.  although it has suggested to us the  possibility     that at one time there  was   a climate,   and  perhaps  vegata-  tion,   ' tlmt     might have suited  it.  There arc deep  and difficult questions  cent, development within the next  two or three decades���������a prediction  which menns . in everyday speech,  that by 1930 there should be, if the  present rate o' expansion- continues,  one telephone for every five people in  tlie United States, or, as it has been  otherwise expressed, a telephone to  ever? other family and j.s many more  in places of business.���������The    Atlantic  "I   marvel  at  the warmth  of your  greeting- to that man," he said.  "Why?"  "Didn't  you  notice his  eyes���������how  remarkably close together they were?  | That is a bad sign."  We   wish   you  "Not  in  his case,"  said Mr.  Bee-  cher.  "Didn't you observe his ncse?  It is high and  thin���������tlie nose of      a  great     man.  With a nose like that,  why should his  eyes  waste space by  is  UNITED   ANCIENT      ORDER   OF  DRUIDS  Wellington Grove No 4 U. A. 0. D  Meefs in the T' 0 O .F. Hall, La-  dvsmith, the Serond and Fourth'  Wednesdays of each month, commencing Wednesday, 13th., 1905.  Visiting, Druids     arc invited to at-  Und.  Rv Order.  WM  RAFTER. Reef Secty.  ..   PATRICK MURK, N. A.  SOMETHING FOR  FATHER OR BROTHER-*-  Royal'Doulton Tobacco Jar _,,   S1.00,  51.25, $1.75 ca  Match Holder for Tafcfc us������, in Doulton,  ���������   $1.00 ea.  [������   Liqueur  Frame,  Oak and   Silver Plated Frames   $8.50 up  jjj   Cigar Cabinets, Oak and    Silver    .v,    $9.00  ca-  Carving Sets in Cases, Horn Handle   $3.50 to $5.00 ea.  Paper  Cutters  in Oriental Carved Wood  ...- _... $2.00 ca'J*  Tobacco  Jars,  Decorated    Glass  plated mounts    Smokers* sets on Trays in Silver Plate ~,  $8  Smokers'  Sets in antique   Copper on Tray  fi   Brass or'Copper Pipe Racks ..,  _... $5    up;  and $11 set  $6.50     set.    _- -... $1.00, $1.50 ea.  !' Ladysmith Temple No.  5 /Rathhone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   and   4th   Tuesdav  at   7.30  p.m.  Mrs.  Kate Tate secretary.  Mr.  Beecher's judgment of his caller     was correct, as subsequent bio-  lory attested.  I    WEILER   BROS    I  Jl HOME    MQfEL  AND ( LUB FURNISHERS - VICTORIA. B   C. ���������  -   I  COUGH REMEDY.  There is "not the legst -danger in  giving Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  to small children as it contains no  oi-ium or other'harmful drug. -It has  an established reputation of more  than thirtj years as the most sr.c-  (C sful medicine in use for colds,'  croup and whooping cough. It, al-  wavs cures aiul is pleasant to take.  Chil-Iren like it. Sold by The Ladysmith 1'harmacy.  Professor Sattiandhan from the  Presidency Vollege, Madras, India, delivered live lectures at the Harvard  theological seminary. He has had a  brilliant career as teacher and author in his native country.  A solid Silver isuhooi girl's Watch  guaranteed. Only f2.o0 at Forcim-  mei's'.  -O-  ���������o-  Souvenirs of Ladysmith at Knights  Book Store.  -to; - -���������-''���������-'���������(fdimmf I,  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.   Drill Sharpened by us always gives satisfaction. Picks hand! ed and repaired.  ShipsmitViirig   in   all    ita  Branches  rlorseshosrs'and Genera! Blacksmiths.  R. LAWSON  JBuller Street   -   -    -     -   Ladyamith,;B.C  MR. SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  Honey to   Loan  t Avenue -     UDYSti  upon which it appears right to hold  whatever theory best suits our immediate  requirements,  as to  thc various  connections      and     communications,  whether or land or ice,  which have  or  have not existed between all   or j sprawling wide apart? The man  any  of the southern hemisphere land a** right."  masses  and  the  Antarctic continent.  There is every probability  that     in  some  bygone  age the  Antarctic land  mass acted  as a bridge between some  of the     southern continents,       but  whatever it may have done 'of service  in the distribution of types for them,  it has apparently done little or noth  ing- for  itself.    Separated now      hy  some hundreds  of miles  of  very stormy ocean from the nearest ha'bitabic  lands, with currents of wind and water "all     setting  in  precisely     -the  wrong direction,  it maintains   .n almost perfect barrenness.  The Antarctic continent  now Jijbasts  of , vegetation which  includes a few  low forms of moss and lichen, and a  terrestrial  fauna,  which  consists  of  one minute and primitive form     of  wingless, insect.   Of the whales   and  seals and birds, thc last-named alone  hate any  pretension  at all  to a terrestrial habit     of life,  in  that they  use the moraines and  rocky cLifi's of  the     continental    ,shoies as nesting  sites.    But they are all pelagic   sea  birds.  Yet in this exceedingly unpromising lan'l of barren rock and ice there  are forms of life which are to; be met  with nowhere else,- and in this fact  lies the interest that, attaches, to a  study of the Antarctic fauna.���������From  "Tbe Voyage of thc Discovery," by  Capt. Kobt. F. Scott, R.N:, published by the Scribners.       ,    /  My/ Toy Books and Bound Books  are the best and cheapest in town-  Knight's Book Store.  The      best    Xmas  and  New   Year  Cards     to  be procured   ia  Ladysmith  are     at the Ladysmitk      Hardware  Store'.      Vou should sot fain to call  aud  se������  them,   and  you will   be surprised at their  beauty.  B. S.  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMITH, B.  C.  THE FUTURE OF  THE TELEPHONE  The tfgness of the telephone interests, present and prospective, of this  country, is certainly bes.t understood  by the engineer. Already they are  basing their _ estimates of necessary  construction     upon a provable 20 per  THE MINT  LADYSMITH TRANSFER STABLE  1 PIANOS,  ORGANS   AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A   ND SAFELY.         Stables in the rear of the Lad  ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   the  Mi  A. J.'WASKET, PROP 2  +���������+���������+���������������+���������+> +> 4 -������-��������������� m������������>������'*H*H������Hiff**'m'M'V������:f.f4*>.*>������,-  |      LIVERY, BOARD!NQ AMD  SALES STABLES  !   11 EXPRESS  WORK  A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  PHONE 66 LADYSIVllT  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Barker Slie  SEE  J,  KEMP,   OR  LEAVE    ORDERS  WITH  W CARTER,-  /XTCW  FIRST AVENUE  PHONE      6-0  W.  SILER.  GENEKAL LXPRESS AM)  DELIVERY  "'"~W������RK PROMPTLY Df>^.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  FSflTCMTe   TRADE*'MARKS   ^  ��������� ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY IPflBl?!"4' <  \ Notico in " Inventive Age "      b Sk B  \ Book "How to obtain Patents" ffl   HBESH  Charges moderate. No fee till patent is secured.  6.c.  W, t       Letters atrictly confidential.  'AddreBB,  ,d [ E. G. SlGGERS, Patent Lawyer, Washington, D  BOOTS and SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Repaying and Making   o  0rd6ifa Specialt  y  THOriAS    MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B,  C.  Any  Kind  V  of  Job  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  TBE  LEDGER  Office  1st Avenue  The Choisest  Assortment  of  Chocolates in the City.  A good line of ���������  HOLIDAY NOVELTIES  ALEX  SMITH.  Prop.  THE   MINT  COURT OF REVISION.  South Nanaimo   Assessment  District.  The adjourned court of Revision  and Appeal for South Nanaimo Assessment District, under the provisions of khe Assessment Act, will ue  held; at the Provincial Court HouJe,  Ladysmith, on Wednesday, 27th December, 1905, ftt one o'clock in the afternoon.  ",   .   ���������     K. HARRISON, Jr.  Judge of Court-of Revision and Appeal, Nanaimo,  14th Dec, 1905.  IN  PRAISE OF  CHAMBERLAIN'S  KING OF ALL COUGJJ MEDICINE  Seattle's Great  Papers  Dally Post-Ii'fciJ.'j^ccr, ?? f? 20 Pa$.i<   $  I?ul5iiahes the fullest lelegrapblo  HC f Jiev.-s from all parts of the world.  C J {. All tL-e stat* and local newa.    Dally  end Sunday edition, 75c par month.  Sunday Pest-EnteJIiisrKcr. 40 to 58 Pages,  The largest and most complete 8n������  day paper north ot Saa Tranolaa*.  Pipes     from 5c.  up to $3.00  Knight's  Boole  Store.  at  ?������  3m  NOTICE.  From     this date  the undersigned  will  not be  responsible for any indebtedness     incurred except on      a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION A DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  ] Victoria* B4 C��������� Max WtK, 180fA  WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THAT?  She said to her husband as they  passed a store, where a lady was  standing in the window, combing her  bcautiiiii long hair. Oust to think of  it, one woman.-having'sdt much hair.  iind 1 have not enough to keep rnvj  liat on well. Her husband said: "You  can have more if you use what they  do. That lady is one of the Seven  Sutherland Sisters." '-..  1/ six  There is     no other medicine nianu-  l'acturcd that     has received so much  I>raise    and   so     many expressions  of  gratitude    as      Chamberlain's   Cough  Remedy.     It is effective, and prompt  relief follows ,its use.     Grateful  par-  feats   everywhere   do not hesitate to  testify  to   its   merits for tlie benefit  of others.      It    is a certain cure for  croup and win prevent the attaek   ii  given' at  the first appearance of  thc  disease.     It is especially adapted  to  children,  as    it  is pleasant  to   take  and    contains' nothing injurious.   Mr  E. A. Humphreys, a well .known res  ident and clerk in tlie store of    Mr.  Locke, of     Alice, Cake Colony. South  Africa, says:     "I have used Chamber  Iain's     Cough     Remedy to ward ��������� off  croup     and     colds in my fr.miiy.     I  found it very satisfactory and it gives  Miie pleasure to recommend  it."    For  sale by Thc Ladysmith Pharmacy.  THE  DAILY  SUNDAY  TWICI A WEEK  \   /   Special   dapartmentB   ot   literature  1NT������LL2GEN  Sam;/ le Copies Frse  Wrifi; for Cn������  of fashion, of women's newa.    Sua* -  day- edition, Jfc.OO per'yet&r.  Twice ��������� U'eck Poat-cntelll^ncer  All the now*1 of tho weak In oonefaa,  detailed form. THB. TWICE' ���������  W3EZ EDITIOK" IS THE BEST  TWICE A WEEK. PASEB PT/B-  LISEED ON THE 7ACIFEO COAST.  'Write for sample copy and bo eon**  ���������inced. Subscription prloa, fLOO  per year.  Al! Postmasters Will Take SoMcrtptlon  $1  i'*iyA,,v\-W'������(* ���������% ���������* ������������������  'SST-J.'iTELlJG-irSCEJi CO., Sealfle. Wash.    \  S. V.  WESTOS3T, Business Urtanajjor. i������  c*������v������icic%aff  virt; v ���������������." ���������* ��������������� \ vif*c*,x*."**���������������*������*������  AND  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,   will grow almost any product of the  soil  known  to man,  WHEAT VEGETABLES APPLES.  OATS OF PRUNES  RYE ALL   KINDS PEARS  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SM ALL     FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt   a liberal   land   policy,   audi  tha     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them will be disposed of on reason-J  6Ie terms to actual settlers  Government lands can be secured   and     money can be made by those  who desire a new home in a country  possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will supplv any information obtainable to those who contemplate a visit with a view of investment if  conditions are found  as advised.  Is the centre of the great coal mining district; a beautiful Harbor,  Where hundreds of great colliors come  in  each  year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE LINE FROM VICTORIA TO  VANCOUVER, aad will ������ontin.ue to   grow it  '.mportance as  the Island is  developed.  Sttbucrib* tor and md THE DAILY LBB������I>R. LADYSMITH, *, 0.  Kootenay  Steel  Range  STRONG  CRATES  Just one turn is  necessary to operate  the Kootenay grates, and they are made in such a  way that live coals are never dumped into the  ashpan.  This makes the Kootenay Range much easier to  operate and more economical on fuel than the  ordinary cheap range fitted with common grates.  The Kootenay is equipped with many other  exclusive and special features, which should be  examined before buying any other range.  Sold by all enterprising dealers. Write for  booklet.  McCIaryfc  London,        Toronto,        Montreal, Winnipeg,  St. John, N. B.  Vancouver  Public  Notice  Attention is called to the   fact that the  Ogilvie   Flour finis Co  ���������������  Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a  vastly improved aad purified form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY _ ,  and having secured control  i������l   all the basic patents rtlatiig thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising the ptiklie  that aay  orizeti users of the electrical   flour purifyiaf; proeessos  will be pra-  ���������ecuttd.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company limited  are the    only    mi 11 a pa ia C������a������i������ vrJnsa     Fl������������r  s purified by tine  el9*tria prasftsa  1  -:'^j  m  m ������������������'"*������'���������  DAILY   LEDGER  LOCH ITEMS  .-Smoke Big B. Cigars.        -..  Mrs.  E. D. Michael,  of Cedar Dis  ���������i:ct,   was  called     away  to Victoria  on  Friday last, owing to the serious  :..ncss    of her     mothfcr,  Mrs.   Thos.  Kussell.   '  'I here was a good attendance at  j he dance at Gould's hall last evening and a pleasant time is reported.  Victoria suits are so seldom  made  for Ladysmith residents that when a  young man does raise the wherewithal   and b"uy      one Iris envious  i-uv  him.  Thanking the Public for  a generous holiday patronage we wish you all  friends  Dr. and     Mrs. Wasson are visiting  relatives   in   California.    Mrs.   Wasson   will  spend the  winter  with her  mother.   Dr. Wasson will return in a  few  days.  n    Eli  Rowlands is working  at  Croi-  ton  for a few days, putting in brick  work  around the  fireplaces  in Superintendent Kiddie's residence.  Those who want to sec something  good in the way .of comic opera  .���������honk! secure their seats early for  I'.ic Bostonians. They will be well  vyrth seeing. Two nights only���������Full ay  and Saturday next.  THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON  &���������*������������������  .will  ;;the-  The Ladysmith Hardware Co. Ltd.  The  outlook for   British   Columbia  in general has never-been ������o good as  it is. at the present time, i..*-  he some   millions  expended   ;r.  Province nevt season in railway build  ���������iiig alone.  The end of thc week sees the fisher-  .:,en still declaring that the .hen ing  .,,-p not running in 'anything like the  liuantitv it was expected they would,  savs tlie Free Press. Tl.c fishing  companies have now a la-see iiunAcr  ���������������������������r orders that they have hern unable  to  fill  owing to thcs/Iack run.  Tlie -hivnrle Boslrnians opened  their three nights' rngrT������'"-t>Jit at Nanaimo last evening, the house .bemg  uell filled. One who was in attendance last evening states that the  troupe is equal, if not superior, to  the Pollards The Nanaimo theatic  will hardly hold the crowds for lhe  balance of the engagement.    .  webes-:*;  days   Motions     were 1 cssed cover,'rag  this matter and also the printing  ot  | the regulations and. by-laws of    the  training school.  Dr.    Davis     was requested to find  out how many of the old nurses will  remain  after thc training school  has  been established. It is understood  that s:'."cral of them have signified  the'r intention'of taking up thc brain  ing course. One month's notice will  be given by the board to all the nurses with reference' to the new changes, anl preference will' likely be given lo those nurses who wish lo stay  on under thc new arrangements.  Before adjourning it was imam  moiisly decided that the board should  1 resent Miss M.-'v Vandanuck of tho  hosj'it-  MARINE  ���������-.O:���������'  The Bermuda and scow were in for  coal  yesterday..  *  * *:  The Saraloon was in for a cargo of  coal on Saturday.  The Wellington is due to arrive today or this evening.       .   --,  ��������� ���������  Smoke Big- B. Cigars.  ' ^ .**K  a-^%   p'fr* ������^������ 4*'  ������������������*y %v WW!'  It you have Your Dollar Will  Stretch like Elastic Right Here-  We are Clearing the Balance Of  our  WIS 41 UT OLD   PRICE   We Cannot Spare the Room-So  Come Along and See What We  are doing  a-  NO'I ICE: The Esquimait and Na.  naimo Railway Company win apply  to the parliament of Canada at its  next session for an Act extending  thc time for commencing and completing an extension of its main line  to Comox and the branches referred  to iu its Act oi Incorporation and  also empowering the Company to co*������-  itruct and operate a railway from  Coinox to a point at or near Camp-  ' bell River also a. branch from its  main line at or near Duncans via  Cowic-han Valley " to , 'Alberni, also - a  oranch from a point at or near Englishman's River to Alberni Canal  , and a branch from a point at or near  Conic5 via Cinn'-sriand south-westerly to Alberni Canal and giviag the  Company general powers to construct  branch lines and for other purposes.  ! Dated at Victoria ''���������.his 14th day o!  t December, 1001.  W.  F.  SALSBURY,  Secretary E. & N. Ry.-  FRESH  GROCE  NOTICE  We have constantly on  hand, a Fresh Supply of  GROCERIES and Guaranteed Quality, otherwise, the  Goods may be Returned.  A Victoria despatch says that J as.  Dunsmuir denies that he has had an  offer to pin-chase the coal mines with  in recent limes, as has been reported  -,,, the Vancouver World. He says  -here is absolutely no truth m thc  ���������ci-'ort that any negotiations have  been in progress or  ihe  mines.  v. iLli ���������������'������������������:���������  Loari ������:  faithful  Press.--  tail, who is leaving today,  ,:iid'a letter expressing the  high appreciation of her  services    in the past.���������Free  OUR STOC IS COMPLETE  IH GENTS'  Walter* &  Akcnhead  offers made' for  Je.ssup's      Drug    Store is the  sole  the delicious Za-Za Choco-  boxes.   Quite  rod'  If  you want some Fancy China,  Vi; , can net it at Knig������il'������ Boo..  Store.  'Laurel Rebekah Lodge will give a  benefit concert and '���������dance on January  1G.   Concert tickets 50 cents; tickets  lor  dance 23 cents extra.  In     the city   churches   on   Sunday  sf.ecial Christmas services .were held,  good music being rendered  by all the  ohoics.   The services  were well     attended.  The Excelsior Social Club give  i.lieir fortnightly dance in Gould's  hall  tomorrow evening.  tigcnt  lates.       Sold   in  fancy  the best in the market.       t   o ���������  TT1E .WORLD     IS   PROGRESSING  , (C'ont'nued  from      Page   J   )  wide,thc rest of the metal being unaffected.  Zapon.  thc paper  preservative      oi  nitrated cellulose in  amyl acetaote or  Schill, 6if Dresden, is a solution of  Mens' Clothing, Boys' and Youths'  Mens' White Dress Shirts, Beriiu, Sal  erus Negligee Shirts in Fancy Patterns, Linen and Celluloid, Collars,  Sufis, Neckties, aad Suspenders in  large vaiieties. In Youths' Eoya' and  Mens', silk and Japanese Initial  i Handkerchiefs, also in Ladies' fancy  silk and lirne-n. Boots"aaa"Suces' in  ,ali  Sizes.  Don't lor get the place, on High St.  Next to Hardware Store   John J. THOMAS.  NOTICE is hereby given that aa application will Le   made to the Legislative  Assembly  of the Province of  British Columbia, at its next sessioa  for an    Act to incorporate' a Com-  nany  with   power  to  acquire,    par-'  chase, construct and operate the undertakings  of ' thc Vancouver      aad ���������  Coast-Kootenay      Railway Company;  thc Alberni.   and Cowichan Railway  Company; the Kamloops & Atlin Rail  -Aay Company; and tlie Midway    and  i 'ernon Railway  Company; aad to acquire all the rights, powers aud pri-  viiiges of the said Companies;      and  with  power  to exercise all tha powers contained  in  the Acts  ol  Incorporation of the said Companies; aad  wilh power to acquire, purchase, construct  and  operate-the undertaking  ' of any   other Railway  Company .   or  Companies;  and  with power' to   subscribe    for,and   purchase  tbe  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  shares,  stock,  debentures,, bonds  WE AIM  vto please  our customers:  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRX ST  LADYSMITH  W G. Fraser  other  srvcN siSTtn* with tut iomtsTadd most  ��������� CAUTlFUl M������m IN THt WORLD UVINft     -*1  .MOorsor ITS MERITS.      -  "���������  Brushed with thc  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  Cn Tuesday night last thc Nanaimo Hospital Board met, members  |.r;-sent, Messrs. I tooth, Mahrer, Anderson, Coekfng, Goiin-h and Morton,  'iln: selection of a ma Iron for the  hospital and...training school is hang  ins  fire, but     will   he made in a fev������  ���������Lr.  lil'c cheap solvent  Uquid  and  dried,  -the paper  becomes  ���������oated with a thin film, Hvhich resists j  rain,  sweat and     various fumes,  as  ..veil as mold bacteria and hard usage  The treated paper,  unaltered in     ap-  mrance,      still    takes ink  or pencil  ^-riling.  The effect of food on the flavor of  -s 's found by an English medical  i;ur to be surprising.. When the  irns act as scavengers, their eg-������S are  nade unfit to eat, but a diet, oi sun-  'ower seeds produces a remarkably  ine and sweet egg.  FURNITURE. HARDWARE, and a  General-    Supply ot Household Goads.  Everything' at right prices, and easy  terms. A nice selection of odd designs in China Ware.  CHAS. PETERSON'S  Corner 5th . Ave. and 'Roberts-'St*.  SISTERS  SEA" IN SUTHERLAND S.STER:  hoi1, to announce to thc Ladies and  gentleman  of     Ladi smith that they  the  or  securities  of  any  other    Rail-.  jway    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  '    sets  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 necessaiy powers conducive to the  carrying out of the Company's undertaking,  I   Dated at Victoria, B. C, this 22nd  ���������dav of November,  1905.  ROBERTSON        ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for  the  Applicants:  ���������o���������  MerchantTailor,  ���������'���������'_' .    i    :      (istfjAvenue)  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  We are making them oi'the Newest  "    "^ ' <v \ -������������������-'���������-. Styles. ,  Stoves  Pattern and Lates*  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  Our Pr:c������s are Reasons, hie.  SEE OUR'  NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  IV  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  na\e   made    arrangements  with  The  Ladysmith   pharmacy   and   win   hold  aaily  demons!rations coinmencing to- ;  day,   regarding  treatment of  the hair  and   scalp      rl hey  respectfully   invite  everyone    to call    .and consult with  them.   Come     and    sec     thc    Long  Beautiful   Hair.: grown by the use of  .the'  SEVEN      SUTHERLAND SIS.  TERS' Hair     Grower and ��������� Hair and-.  Scalp    Cleaner.   Canadian  Head  Office,   11 ���������' Coihorne     Street, Toronto.  J. H. Failcy, Foreign Manager. '  and at Ltdysmiih Hardware Company  LADYSrilTH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  cent,  thereon,  ATT.   X JONES'  Our Confectionery, N_i^-s ; n  Faiits are all of the BEST.  A choice stock ���������r l-WMILV    CRO  ������������������KKIKK.  iMiK'ES AKE IlICH'l    OATACRE  STItEET ���������*-  I.X. JOKES  ^&S8#''*>*~'*v-'iii-  3������aSri;V  .^llld ill 111  FOI^IMMER-  still has Holiday Goods and those  that are on   hand are First Ckss in  QUALITY  I CALL IN AND SEE  FOR YOURSELVES  t. 8^ A  u  1|C-C  -I  2-, NIGHTS ONLY  Starting Friiiay,  Dec. 29,  FAMOUS  JUVENILE  Etonians.  30-Clever Child Artisti -3 ^>  ���������HEADED BY���������  Cunning Babe    Mason  Presenting  ���������^fte Gypsy Giri and Tips*  prices 75c, 50c, 2$rA  ���������mas.;greeting  is hereby  given that aa application  will be made to  the Leg-  lative  Assembly  of the Province of  British  . Columbia at-  its -next'i session for an Act to revive, ratify and'  confirm  the Cowich-an-Albern-i      and  Fort Rupert Railway  Company  Act,  and extending the time for commencing' construction oi the said railway',  and    of     expending    ten  per  'of  the   Company's' capital  and to empower the Company to extend its-railway from any point on  its  line to the City of Victoria,    ar  to  any   point   on Esquimait  Harbor;  or  in the alternative to incorporate  a   Company to build the line of railway set out in the   Act of Incorporation   of the said  Company,   with the  extension hereiniefore mentioned, and  with  all ��������� the powers contained in the  Model   Railway   Bill.  Dated at Victoria, B.C.,  22nd November,   1905.  ROBERTSON &  ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for   the   Applicant's.  A genuine Diamond Ring set in  1,1k gold for 87-50   at Forcimmers'.  ������ ..i ���������  o - ���������  ''���������      v  HAY, 6R/tiN-*i 1  fARM PKOOliof  Orders will be delivered anywhere  n the city, promptly and at the low  *st poBBiWe prices.       :  Leave orders at Christie's, oa tk������  t'liplanaii.  James Warnock  ya ���������������SC  ������������ 7W  FOR   SALE  The HOTEL PORTLAND LEASE,  furniture, etc., will be sold at a  bargain. For full information apply  to John Gogo, Proprietor.'  Another Carload of R[: 1  'HMBOLO FLOOR  nw:int*i*jt.tn m  mm nimi*-i in i iwir-iiiiiMtmini*���������  -���������������������������' The Best Flour io  Canada  for making White Bread  Its Quality is Unsurpassed  B.FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER.   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X   XX      Ladysmilh,  B. C  .^ 12-Per  month will rent three good  rooms      in   the brick block.  Water  and  sewer connections.  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  iwjtnngwwtJr .*��������������� mkhw *  CARLISLE BLOCK.  '   Phono  2-'l.  Orders 'Promptiy. Executec  1TH  S. ROEDD!NG   " LADY  Notice  $375���������Will secure a fine residence in  the best locality., Only small amount   more  to  pay.  Ui���������Per month will rent .a,good four-  .rooincd   l.<)use in best locality  1! 1,000���������Will      secure a double corner  lot -with   two   good -houses���������one   of  tlie-   best  locations  in   town.  A. HOWE,������ofCHEMAINUS,has opened the MEAT-  MARKET. lately   run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL ;LINE OF FIRST GLASS  pork and Sausage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   liOVvE  '������������������-*,���������.*.        Phone 20.  ���������VJ25���������Cash and $400 mortgage will  'secure a lirst-class residence on Second   Avenue.  sr.i:  :ih  Y-r .ncre  for  from  city.  (ivc-acre blocks one  Wauled  irood  ���������To rent two good   rooms i-n  locality.  SYNOPSIS OF CANATJIA'N NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  be purchas-- ���������  ed at 110 per acre for'soft, coal   and  $20  for  anthracite.  Np,t more  than  320 acres caa be acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty. .,������-the  rate    of ten cents per.; toV of a,000  pounds    shall     be collecteci  on  the  gross  output.  (Juartz���������A free'miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance ol  $7.50 per aanum for an individual,  and from $50 to :$1G0 per annum foi  a company, according to capital.  A      free  miner,  having discovered  mineral  in place, may locate a claim  1,500  x  1,509  feet.    The  fee  for   recording a clajm  is  $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the  nining recorder in lieu thereof. When  "���������no lms been expended or.- paid, the  i.cator may, upon having a survey  -made, and upon complying with oth  ���������r requirements,  purchase the land a'  -I  an acre.  Tlie' patent provides-for. the pay-  men I of a royalty of 2J per cent on  i,lu' sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  ire iUO feet square; entry fee $5,.re-  icwalile yeaily.  A free miner may obtain two leas  i's  to  dredge for  gold  of  fiye miles  Uew Japanese Store  On First Avenue, just above the Western Hotel.  JAPANESE    EMBROIDERED  GOODS  of. all kinds,  including ,Handkerchiefs,.-  ,'..-..' Table-spreads,  etc.  COMPLETE   TEA   SETS,   VASES,  | ; PICTURE-': FRAMES  and other  . Fancy : Japaness Goods.  Especially /Adapted     For  Christmas (jilts  Nakash:mo & Co.  Dr. R. B. Diet  Surgeon Dentist  All  work guarauieed, and at rcasov-  ��������� T ��������� .-able fates.  8i-4h St. Ladysmith;  OPEN  AT ALL HOCKS  NOTICE -   OF     DISSOLUTION OK  ���������'���������PARTNERSHIP  NOTICE      IS   HEREBY     GIVEN  that  the     partnership heretofore existing   between      us,  the   undersigned  George     Williams ami      Anthony   J.  Waskett, carrying on tlie business  of  teamsters     uudir'thc firm name and  style     of      the'Ladysmith    Transfer  Company,  has this day been  i ed  by     mutual     consent,  j George      Williams   retiring  said   partnership,   and   tfi'at-tb"   said  dissolv-  Thi- said  rroi:i   the  Deeds,   Wills,     Mortgages,   Con-  trad s  and   Agreements  Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     4*       Notary Public  Phone, 3. i  P. O. BOX 268  Ladysmith        =-j     r-        ������������������.  . B. C.  each for a term ef twenty years, re-'Anthony J. Waskett will confine on  aewable at the descretion of tbe Min-. the same business. All delns ������w-  isfer of the Intsrior:      '      V:\    '   '-Mng   or   accruing. due to  the pawner--  The lessee shall have, a dredge inls���������iP are to be paid to the sau An-  (P������.ratio������ within.one season from the thony J. Waskett, and all claims,  date of the lease for each five miles. |against the said partnership will be  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river HeaBed. Royalty at the rate  of 2J per cent collected oa the output after it exceeds $1������,000.  1 W. W. CORY,  Deputy, of the Minister of the In-  . '-erloi.      ., -L;;..^_ ���������-----^  paid  by the stud      Anthony  J.  Wans  kctt;  Dated at Ladysmith this  15th  day  of November,  A.D.,.1905.  i GEO. WILLIAMS,  ! ANTHONY  J. WASKETT,.    ,  L_  ���������������-'i

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