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Array .*',:"'  (. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY  ,* LEGISLATIVE   Afti5iiiimi/1 . *a-f  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  ���������-\^  .'-������-p  i������j  *'&*  VOL,.*  FRIDAY, DEC.  15, 1905.  <3> \  DEC 13 1905      ^ }  PRICE FIvVE'OBE^^.<'  VANCOUVER MAN ACCUSED  OF  BODY OF BOY  EXHUMED IN VICTORIA  And Inquest Will be Heldas Par^j wo������h oi whiskey in hu  ents Say Death Was Duel to "      '"  |  Carelessness  in Operation  Three Children Burned to Death      ' . i. ���������*  in Disastrous Fire at ;  Scotts Sound  Victoria,  Dec. 15,���������(Special)��������� The  body of Willie Kiel, an eight-year-old  boy  who died here while undergoing  an operation, and was ,L)iried on Sunday last, has been'cxhunnod.  At the  demand of the boy's parents  an     inquest will be held tomorrow.      Thc  parents allege that death -was caused'  by  inefficiency and carelessness      on  the part"of the medical attendant, Dr.  Carter.  -  Alleged to Have Had $70O  i of Whiskey  Possession  And tried to Escape Paying Duty.   Now Under  Arrest at Bellingham  I feni y Engelman, the Vance uvcr  ,', mi ii who was arrested yesterday in  >'��������� jReiiingham bv United States Secret  j Sit\ ice nlf'cia's and charged with hc-  ,i ing a. . smuggler of opium because he  had in bis possession opium to the  Scotts Sound, Dec. 15-r-Firc .which vaJue ���������/ $70fi ,s trmg 1q egCapB  destroyed a tenement house'oyer an frcm his;'predieamenl bv offering to  old cannery here early this moraine:' ..' ,  burned to death three small children pa;v ,,he duty-  helcn.. 'ing to Mr.  and Mrs, Parent or' i    A  despatch  Several children, who iwera  that    Engclinan  THOMAS SHARP IS RE-  E1ECTED JN^WINKIPEG  To Fill  The  Chief  Magi.  [strates Chair For  Third Year  THREE   CHILDREN '-lWIWEn.  rom  Be.linghum. says-.  this place.   Several eniliiren.wiio/wt-iu "j*"    *-������$'���������     lS     "���������}���������������������������������' Clt7   al  in'the' hous.J  at  the time  it  caught there      Through Mr.  W.  Al.   I't-mbcr-  fire  escaped,  and it  is .thought      the ton   ^n    attorney. Engoiman  is mak-  three victims were following the ath- jnR aa^oti to secure between $1100  CIS  fames.  wh:m thev were overtaken by the  j and  J.1500 from a Hank iu  Vancouver  : ��������� iri- use   in settlement of the duty on  REINCARNATION.  The-fallowing .aitiele is one that is  ot interest  to   student-;   in  thc occult,  .and makes good reading. Incidents oc  cur every week in a newspaper man's  life that confirms the view that there  , is something in reincarnation.       As  men  going backwards in time,   it    is  particularly noticeable  in out  ^iuiai-  mo neighbors' newspapers. They, aie  usually     a day /or two behind times,  sometimes e\ en more.   The article referred to is as follows:        ,   .  A cuuous pamphlet on  the subject  "of, ���������'Retrogression' of Memory,       or  Thinking Uackwai'ds,"  has been published by  the Colonial  Rochas, a former  director of tlie Polytechnic (the  French  Woolwich),  who  is endeavor-  - ihg to prove the truth of the theory  of reincarnation.  He  has  hypnotized a number      of  persons and made thorn believe they  were ten, thirty and even   thirty-five  years younger than their actual ages  Some experiments were made with  a woman of. thirty-five who was hypnotized, and to whom it was suggest  ed that |her age was gradually 'diminishing.    While  in  the hypnotic  stage  she described incidents in her life that  occurred   when she  was twenty.-She  told of her confirmation at the    age  of 14, and 'described .her theft of  M"ANAIM0.       ;  (From the Herald; )  At the Departure Day  mine    last  in .lit. a serious accident occurred   to  Mr.   James  Bell,  of Njcolistreett  by  which ^oth bones of .his leg were bro-  t'.i  below the knee-'"Mr.''Bell     had  charge .of the endless rope at' the low-  er end' down the mine, and  was   engaged in-the rather dangerous .qccubp-  tion    of rid.jig the rope; and'hooking  the     cars on with a clutch 'arrangement tJiey have for, that purpose. Thisi,  clutch slipped and flew .back, striking  him below the knee and breaking both  bones of his leg.   He wa& taken home  in the ambulance' where - Dr^ < O'Brien  tin- opium found,on him when ho was  arrested.  I TheUnitcd Stales officials state :t  is now too late; for the man to attempt to escape by ottering to pay  the duty. They state that he will  have to stand Ins trial, and if found  guilly of smuggling he will have o un  der������o the. penalty, which is imprisonment.  Engeiman's attorney, it is said,  will endeavor at the trial to prove  that Engleman was ignorant of the  contents of the two vaiiscs which he  carried when captured. Pembcrton  at present refuses to make a statement.' He says thai he is-.waiting  until he hears' from Engeiman's  Vancouver agents before taking any  .steps in  the case.  Engclman left    Vancouver  on  Morf-  guage,  and at last her words became  "" "    ���������    -������-���������-   -~.i.i   ������niir   Df- H������6'e  and    she  could   only  set t the bones and hound .the, leg,up in ^ Hc ..^ ^ ^^ ^^ ^  splints. ri{r from" E. Burns. Seymour street.  Yesterday was *������l* .*va*V������.i!l~ stating that hc wished to go out incidents in, the ,^1 T^'Ul i to thc country to look at some land,  dition to lhe ������"-*^������'������22ma and mig..,' bWgone for several lays,  young man ������afj^������- ThT next- thing Air. Burns heard of  bad his ^^-S^^Si^r patron was last night .hrn.Jie  '������.m>neand>vilibe-la^up:c ,in    lh,   r,l]Je-ls lhft,   ,w bad been  irrS^-Sffi^* -stcd   i���������    ������,,,������**������   and   charged  low and his foot got in the way  one of thc big Picks.   It br*e scver-  ���������i  r.f the hones in the front  part  of   vcr  ������ k    ?   t \nd  tore considerable flesh 'cobbler's   shop on     the west side oi  his foot    and tore consiu       ^ ^ ^^.t^     u^t ^  the south'-of the  East-  jern  .Townships'-.   Bank.     He left the  'cityvin  April,  went to, Montreal,  Sell  of  wuh being a smuggler oi opium.  I'.'ngeiman  is well  known un  Vancou  Till  last .March he conducted a  Ghnrch People Cast Votes  in Sharp's Favor��������� He is to  ,Stamp but Vice  Winnipeg Dec. Ifi���������T-y the sweeping  majority 0t      1,110, Thomas Sharpe  was rc-elfCtecUto fill  thc chief magistrate's chair  for  the third  year in  succession yesterday.    John - Arbuth-  not,      the defeated   candidate,"' polled  2,537  votes,  while Sharpe's .vote was  3,C,riC  The total vole polled, while relatively small, in comparison with tie  number on tlie list, was the -st  polled in any mayoral contest in Win-  nipeg, ami indicates the extreme n-  terest which was manifested"in the  social eviljiirob'icm which was the inly issue contested in the campaign.  Both men are considered strong candidates, but, .the evangelical, churches  of the )city threw their whole weight  into the campaign in Sharpe's favor,  on the ground that they feared, if  Arbuthnot we're elected, he would return to the system of segregating the  vice which was a\ vogue when he was  previously mayor. The result is-due,  maknly however, to the fact' that  Shar'H: conducted a very vigorous cam  paign, whilp his opponent topk matters rather leisurely.  halfpenny from her grandmother. Gra .������ ���������  He was taken to^thehospiUl Granville   ^rcet   o  the soutt.,  dually 4e  relapsed  into  baby  >-   ^ his iniurfcs ^redressed    .^P^^^J^^^^  There was another accident  ^t as well   which, however, did not -ahd bfofrc his leg there; and his nurse,  -!L!^^ Uvthinrr very,serious.. A   a man. stole air;;bis possessions.. En-  got .geinian  then    returned  to Vancouver  unintelligihle,  make signs ������,.������,���������������������/  ���������������������������-.-  Colonel  Rochas  went on  W'tn  ms   amount to anything v^ry,  nucstions, and-then-the/woman     re"   chinaman   No.  13,  it is said,    ......  ^pS    to/tore    deep voice  of a man;"<*������������������^'.,-   thc.boxes;0��������� the top of ,,a Sun. Francisco.    His frien<^ were  She. said her name was Jean Bourdon ^0g t pithead and got his arm rather g^n to    understand that during h-s.  and  that she was a villager. :   lbadly crushed: No bones were brok- -^bsence-"he:    hact-.yisited his old homo  Colonel Rochas caused  inuMiries to -.        ; ��������� .   ,.,��������� Germany. :; ..--....  be    made,    and found that a man- of .���������'_       . ��������� ���������������������������; -.-��������� ; i- '������������������-;-���������-:���������.   >���������       ', ,j.  EngelmaiWhas  ..a fat   bank accjount  that name had lived, in the village the j   Thc {uneral  0f the  late ��������� J.--H.  % -���������,��������� a Vancouver institution, and owns  woman mentioned ������s fai: back as I8,12 MiIan  took  place yesterday      from   property .in.;the West, End from which  After    three-quarters of an hour s   thc {amiJy residence, Wentworth st., hc draw's iiii:income of about $75-per  ������������������ further questioning the ..womw ^ '��������� v,;  plied  in the deep voice of a      man   altende<i'cy'a large iiuiiii.be of citi- i   Tllere   hi a   profit of $36 on every  called Carterot. '      ...   'Zens, amoro*  whom were many mer- I ten��������� pound's of opium to thcsmuggier  Experiments were also  rr.ade with   ^^g and business nifn with whom 'who.,nins    the., stuff across the, line.  " ,"1   Mr. -McMillan' had'��������� becht cbnnocted  in. ..\Vh<*-jt- ..* .arrostccl    yesterday   Engelman  a business-way while conducting his ^v ^vt)y-f>ye pounds'.of opium in h������s  store in Nanaimo. -Etiijeral services. posscssidii'.i' If he smuggled it across  at the home'aiid graycs.|d,c..:-\vcre..;cpii- the-t>ori]er j^ stood to clean up $234  ducted by the Rev. 3 ��������� tf. Millar: The fit Th;, duty on 0piunrentering  pall-bfcarers were as follows:, W, H, I lh(j UnitC(1 states is $ ft per pound.  Morton, Jas. Yo������mg, Geo. Bevilock-.^ ])e Amprican 0mcers' suspect that  .1.  M. Donaldson,  .H. .McAdic,^ RlJjxe���������naH has nia(|e several traps re.  THE BOARD  :  OF EXAMINERS  The      Ga?etle   today   coii,t.iins   the  following:  His Honour the Lieutenant-Govcr-  nor in Council lias been pleased to  appoint the following persons to be  memhr-rs of the" Roard of Examiners  at thc Coal' Mine written opposite  their respective names,  namely���������  Thomas     Budge",  of Nanaimo,  Esquire,  Nanaimo Mine.  William G. Simpson, of Ladysmith,  Esquire, Extension Mine.  : "John      Kcsley,  of Union,   Esquire,  'Cumberland .Mine.  John McCliinent, of Fernie, Es/Uire.  Coal Creek Mine.  Eyan     Evans,  of Michel,   Esq������:xe,  Michel Mine.  ���������Such     appointments to take efect  on the  1st day of  January, lfl*0������    '  RENEWALS AHD TRANSFER  GRANTED  By   Licensing   Board for  South Nanaimo this  Morning  All   Applications Granted  Wheatsheaf Hotel Transferred To Enoch Sage  The board of License Commissioners     Tor     South  Nanaimo District,  Messrs.  Illair,'llahtipsou and  Taylor,  sat in  the court house  this morning.  The following renewals  and transfers  were granted:  Renewal���������n Reifel. Hit View Hotel, Newcastle Townsile; L. J.  Preauv, Talbot Hotel, Coiiiox Road;  John McMillan, Tunnel Hotel, Extension: Annie McDonald, Cranberry  Hotel, Cranberry District.  M0SC0W*>CUTi0FF5_  FROM OUTSIDE WORLD  All Telegraphic Lines are Down  and Mail Service is Entirely  Blocked  Strikers Declare  They Will Not  | Return to Work Unless Their  Demands are Met  Moscow, Dec. 15.���������Thc employees of  the post and telegraph departments  now on stnl'e declare they will not  return to work unless their demands  are satisfied. Over a thousand have  been dismissed from the post-oflice  and  the service is now entirely block-  'Transfer���������J. .Yates to Enoch Sage, ^     Nrolj a sin-gle telegraph  line is in  Wheatsheaf hotel, Cedar District.  -The board of Municipal Licence  Commissioners meet in tho office of  Mr. J. Stewart tomorrow evening  at seven  o'c lock  Thc  infant son  of Mr.   and  J.   Dick.je died  this  monv'iig.  Mrs.  The, post-office will l������e open Saturday  and,Monday  nights   foi the con-  operation out    of Moscow, and telephone   lines,     uhic-h are.also badly  crippled, are the only means of communication.  Stockholm, Dec. 15.��������� Tiie Dafjen  Nyheter's correspondent who returned here today from Riga, said: The  .Letts, constituting a majority of the  population of Livonia,, control the  situation there. Their leader, Jans-  ohn, editor of the (Deeas Lapas,     is  venience of the public from 7 o'clock .al������o ������* head o. the moderate re>o-  to 9 o'clock p.m. for money orders luticmary socieUc-s and has command  aid savings bank business only. ������f everything.    1 heir hatred of     the  ������ ���������   ��������� . German  speaking  population,  which   o-  , is unrelenting,  is caused  by   years    of  oppression on the part of the German  nobility. The peasants around Riga  are burning estates and murdering  laud owners. The Germans of Riga  expect, a Bartholomew night and it is  evident the Letts are preparing for a  wholesale slaughter.   The. central part  two other womerv, and both gradual-  childish in mind      and  .voice until  they "rclapsbd     into    the  speech and actions of babyhood.   0 r   ACCUSE  RUS  SlANb OFINQT-  ING MASSACRE  The Water Works Company have a  large part of the ditches dug on 4th  and 5 th avenues for lay ing, the water  pipes. Those who seldom take a lr<;p  to thc upper part of town do not  realize lire impiovemenls that      are  quietly  going   on in   that  section    of i   f,.. , ,    .   .    . ..    ,   ..  ..   .'  :.       x������ .   ,,   .   .. ,    ,.     of Riga tan be piotected at the bridg-  the citv.    Nol   that  there is a build- i      .,". .. 6  ,'  * v ,   .   ,,        . _,.      es if the army  is true,  ing boom on,  but  there is, nevorthe.      , ,     ,    ,  less, a general clearing up of streets I In f^h blof fone llW,Sie ,has nee"  and a steadv improvement of yards prewted as a fortress in which to  and buildings that is distinctly notice shclter the *'emails,when the massa-  ,,���������    T.   ., ���������,    ..   ....    .���������(V ere starts.    Murders   are  conunitted  able- It is worth while to take a <. . . , ,. .,  trip up to 5th avenue to see the ,in brojul ^^'Sht, mostly for rework done on the streets by Charles \ve*&> aIl,1rithc P������licu "eafraid to  Peterson/ the^torekeeper-. Hc has intfrfere. Ihe go\ernor-general does  cleared off in'good shape a large por- no^ ^"'"and the troops, not know-  .���������'       r ,.     ���������t ������������������     i. ��������� .      ���������   ing whether tliey would obey orders,  tion of the stumps on his street cor-     ������ }     "      .      f  uers and improved ttie looks of    the   fe*���������l ,c0lintr>'. companies  have es-  place  a hundred  per cent.-al.  at his .tabhshed republics   intending later to  .  ... j.._f {l confederate  into a Baltic republic  6wn,expense.. Some of our waterfront  and 1st tivenue people could well take  as an example thc enterprise displayed on the streets in some sections on  the hill. . ,  ly grew.more cl  ADVANCED DINERS  ui  London have  "Advanced diners" ...     ���������-      way>  taken  to the nut diet.     According; to am, Enoch Shakespeare.  Hespate-hes   Irom that  city,   this   cult .        _      .  has spread    to     an   extent that has  provoked    from     British  butchers a  chorus      oi  centiy between  this city and Be-lling-  ; ham.  -o-  Dot,  Ihe little two-year-old daugh- .  -r        , ter of Mr.  and  Mrs. Gladstone Fos-  indignant     growls   and   . ...    _,.,.     .        T   ,    -,    ,       *:  ,   ,,- . ter, ,of the Piv.e Acre iLots,. had an ex  crumbluiss:  in fact  tic purveyors of       . , .���������  .      n. *(  ���������'     *.  -s B '       ,,.,,,.     .    lenewe yesterday that-almost prov-:  meat are reported to be likely to he cd IkU|_   H<jr elder brother - ha(, bCcn  driven   "frantic     will., rage Nuts l|g.      ft ,(QtUc of ^^ ;t>n alUi :lcft  lt  form,   so   it     ,s sa.d,the staple del. ^ th<J ,)ack of the stov^.   Dot   wifj,  of many persons, who find that, a chel Ule irrepressible-curiousity of ah two  is snperlluous.      Even  the vegetable .year.0,dSi  wanted to kn0w what was  and the cutlet are neglected. I In  the bottle and,'of .course,  S'larted  "Lord     Charles   Beresiord, ���������' says to  drink. the contents. .Now  coal oil  Vanity Fair, "has for some time -heai ffi not tlhe most  palatable beverage in  a vegetarian,     and now Lady Beres-' Ult) . WOrld, and Dot;^ had not taken,  ford has    adopted    the same form of nuicn i)cf0re she found .this out, which ' i<i������p;  ���������itiet    and lives    principally  on  nuts. was fortunate,     for even with what ! -1  The Earl of Ruchan and Mr. Nevll.e?-16 did tokeshe was  in tlie greatest; ,Icnlman    ���������avc    a     vcrv  intcr,st!ng  Lyt-ton are also among, n - b  emits."  |pr cold  SUPT. OF  MISSIONS  Rev. Dr. TIerdmaii, Superintciulent  of Pros by teiii an Missions in British  Columbia and Alberta, has been vis-  Ladysmith. the guest of the  Rev.   R.    Boyle.        Last   evening  I������t.  Constantinople, Dec. 15.���������The'Turkish ambassador at St. I>eteisib������trg  has been instructed to ca'l Russia's  attention to the serious situation at  Tiflis. It is alleged that the Russians arc distributing arms amongst  the Armenians and inciting them to  massacre the Tartars.  St.  Petersburg,   Dec.   15.���������friie  Em'  peror's     Name-Day,  December 19th,  will   be     s'^jiali/.cd   by   an Impcraajl  Peasants'  Manifesto and 'the  publication of an election  law.  LADYSMITH  STOVE COI  The new nickel  plating  plant     for  the    Ladysmith Stove & Iron Works J  Company  arrived and by  about next'  Tuesday  will   be in  operation.    This,  addition will result in a large saving  to   the local     company;    The  stoves  turned out by this conipany have giv  en.most thorough satisfactt;������>n to- the  purchasers and  Ladysniith   stoves and  ranges  are now  becoming  well       and  favorably  known   through   out     this  section.    Another  year  will   see       a  great'Stride forward  in  the company's  output.  shiUlT,  Uie writer,  who is in  .close  touch with tlie court, is out with    a  strong article, demanding the inauguration of an aggressive fight against  the revolution  before it   is- too late.  M. Menshikoff says  the revolutionaries like -the French convention   openly send emissaries and do not conceal their intention.   They act in the  full light of day, while the government     works in secret.   The government, it is true, has cannon, i*wt perhaps only for the present���������while they  are not necessary. -When Uicy      are  needed none can guarantee  that they  will not be in the possession of    the  revolutionists.   The present ��������� anarchy  and suspense are due -to  the inaction  of the government.   Witle, like Kuro-  patkiu, not only "permits the enemy  to  concentrate his forces,  but      to  make his  dispositions  and  to choose  the. moment for giving battle.   Such  tactics will do more within    Russia  than they did in Manchuria,   f he balance sheet of the government for the  first eignt months'of the current.year  makes a fairly favorable showing. Thg  expenditures     totalled   $991,000,000.  Tlie receipts were W,000,000,000, in- -  eluding $358,000,000-from the      proceeds of loans etc.   The. ordinary receipts were $39,500,000  in "excess of  those of 1904 and the ordinary lexpen-  ditures $8,500,000   less.  The Bourse  continues-to hesitate.    Imperial fours  closed    today at 78������.   The explanation offered of thc peasants in many  provinces to     cut down forests both  public and private is "that the' Muiks  Jiave been made to believe thaV  the  Emperor has declared" a division .   of '  the  arable land  and  that he desires  to bring the forest  lands  into      the  category.   The latest class to organize is the chimney sweeps. They have  decided  that it will  be impossible foi  them to work without the promulgation  of a constitution.  The holy   synod  has instructed the clergy hereafter to solemnize marriages of Orthodox Christians with old believers. A  constant stream of reports is coming  Innatiefl and M,  Steschinsky and for- j in to'-tiie effect that thc military, prin  cipally the sapper, and engineer bat-  The      revolutionaries are prepaling  an irresistajiic strike for January and;  the workmen   are being armed.  A St. Petersburg despatch dated  Dec. 14. says: According to reports  from Tsarskoe Selo the reactionary  .Camarilla,   -jlieadcd by Count Alexis  med to effect the downfall of Count  Witte      and'to create a dictatorship,  has failed,'and-His Majesty is standing firmly by the Premier.   M. Men.-  taiions, and the fortress artillery are  for mutin-Lng, demanding better food  and. clothing and better treatment.  LADYSMITH VS.  THE GARRISON  At   thre-e   o'clock   tomorrow  afternoon     the    Ladysmith football club  will   meet,   the G-itn-ison   on   the  Bunker    "-rounds.       This   will   be Lady-  LOVfNG      BENGALEES.  docs    not fight,    but it  is  through tlie never-ceasing industry  of   the  tussles they had last year  PEACE  Bengal  the Ladysmith men have been out  practicing, and they' are in as good  shane as possible for tomorrow's play  Unfortunately, they- will have to do  without the services of Adam, as  Jim is suffering fromi a lame leg and  ordered not  to play by his doctor.  Following is ihe team   that       will  line   up for  battle  against  the Garri-  (l   iui.   i>������;>ii'u   silts uiu   I..-*-   ��������� ���������  -       - ,....���������  .the recent re-'distress., for nearly two. hours and  is'Miurcss in    the Presbyterian Church,  The nuts arc served hot  and are declared to be the  finest food in thc world, wiuUyso many ways ot cooking them h^yfe been  invented that a monotony .ofNHshes  is out  of the  question.     One English  ter   recommends  them   to Lofidon ,sucli jiea<iw.ay   ,-R   .conservative-Eng-  -qpiite sick''-yet.    She .is corning round  alright,"    though,   and'it '$ a)noith������r  warning to parents to keep  dangerous UcpMirts' carefully but of reach   of  baby.  'the sub-ect being  siioiis  in    British  Presbyterian Mis  Columbia and Alberta." The congregation was not  large, but those present greatly appreciated thc lecture. Yesterday afternoon   the   reverend   gentleman,   ac-  I'oyie, paid  a visit  writer   rccoiuiJii-i."^   *"*"������������������   ���������   ���������-r      -.-'.suuiLiK.w*v������'.r    ���������������������    *-.-���������������������������.���������  " ��������� eompanicd  bv Mr  (unemployed, advising them that 0.;r lan[, is astonishing. Does it mean , ^ ^ Fivc ,0SKinR camp. Dr.  two or three penl-c a day they can |that thekneli of ������������ traditibmhi.Tbast ! Hpnln .uVq latft congregation in Cai-  secure a most nutritious ami uppetis- .&i o[ 0ld Rngland and the equally \^ ^ financing a missvpn for the  ing ration of nuts. _. .1 famous     chop    has   sounded'?   If  so, (^^    in     lho   two    provinces   and  In    a  Eating"  sounded'?  booklet   called     "Errors of j how uriiversaiiy.. prophetic was Ham-  Sir W. E. Co*opcr g-ves sonu\|)et,s exciamation*  curious  figures showing the difference,  nutriment    contained   in nuts as  in  compared with flesh foods.   k  That the new cult should be making  "Let Hercules himself do  what he  mew'and the dog will  may, ���������  The cat will  have his day."  If  so, 'S������aiT ",c  l loggers     in  much    good   work    is being done by  the   missionary.   Rev.   Mr.   Herd man  this  afternoon  for  Alberni,  where he  will  address meetings of the     Presbyterians during the next two  days,  i  "Here, Broozer, you shouldn't hit  a man  when's he's  down.  '.'G'waii'!   Wot d'yer t'ink I    tuk all  dat  trouble to git  'lm down  for?"  ...   .������.   .���������������  "What do 1 think of Miss Shrcek's  voice? Why I'm circulating a subscription  paper  to  send  her  abroad"  ��������� ���������    ���������  Bacon���������They say a person will-die  for want of sleep  iu ten days.  Egbert���������It's miraculous what keeps  that baby of in.'ne alive!  ��������� ���������    ���������  Adoring  Grandmother���������Isn't  he     a  lovely child?  Calm Visitor���������Yes, he's a nice little  baby  smith's  first match  in   the-Vancouver  Island  league series this year,  and it  -o��������������������������� ��������� I promises  to be a very  fast and inter  esting, frame.  The rivalry exist'hg between Lady-! son:  .smith  and  the Garrison is keen, and  j Goal.  are    Hewlett Hailstones        O'Connell  its' vast population,  so much greater   still  fresh  in   the memory of ,all local   \.]v0 Gilmour Loahey.  than    that of    the  United  lsinbdam.   sports.    .Advices from   Victoria    say   -Sanderson,   McMillan,  Morrison,   Blun  that British  India is  enabled to  pay   the Garrison men have been out train- ! dell.,   Grab aim.  its  wav.        That the-   Bengalees adding  n-gulaily and arc  prepared  for   a|    A  collection will  be taken  up while,  notliiii}? to the    military strength of, good,   hard   game.   'I hey   will       not   ' play   is iu. progress,  the empire    is    true,   but  then, also   find    the local   boys      in   poor trim,   |    On, . the. afternoon  of Dec.   lGlh     a  Ihcv deduct  nothing Tom'its strength | though, and they can look 'forward to   game  of footjbali -will be  played     be-  on, ^''  vast   was ever -so  c    frontier.     No population  so j a hard  aflern-oc n's work.   Every after., tween  the local'seniors and intormc-  poaeeful  or rccpired   noon   since   the weather  has   been fine . diates.  so Ii11 lo expenditure of money tongas-  r-ison      A police principally employed  in detective work is all that-is needed foi  forcible resistance to the state  is  and always   will  remain,   probably, '  outside  the   Rengulee scheme of life.   I  Though    Bengalees     will    not  fight  they are, and are reasonably proud  of.being, the most, inteiiectuat race in  'Iiiiiia.      It is  useless for any student  in  any  college  there to compete Avith  la  Bengalee    rival.      In  every native  state   they     are  in   demand for the  management  of finance.  The  wealth    of their  great capital,  which   is perhaps   the   second  \ve>\ith.  ��������� est city within the British Dominion  has     been    built up    hy   themselves.  ami by the    sternly orderliness which  .,    ���������       n      i     ii   ,. fintorruotim* has    made oi    Calcutta a proverb- m  Adoring  Grandmother ,(inteti.u|>i.mc, .                                     mininnire  .    ,           . , ,,-      . i tif. iust lies theEast.   A man may be a miiiK.n-aiic  -And     so intelligent! lie just  lies ���������               T.nmu,Tl1  ligen  there ������-li day and breathes and tarieat-h-  es and breathes.  there  street.  and    as . siJe   as in Lombard  PECULIAR  AND PERTINENT.  ���������:o:���������  The last horse omnibus has disap-  pzared   from  the sU'ecls  of  ^heffit.a,  England.  ��������� ���������   ���������  There  are  G70  vacancies  for teachers in  t he elementary schools of London .  ��������� ���������   ���������  l    11   is asserted   by  the British Medical   Journal  that  men's  necks      are  loiiiger than they used to be.  | ���������    ���������    ���������  j One bi;lion six hundred and twenty  million gallons of coffee are drunk in  the United States every year.  ���������  i ���������    ���������   ���������  There are more railway tunnels, via  ducts' and railroad bridges in Switzerland than in any other country in  the old world.  In New England 100 years ago it  was by no means uncommon for people to provide their coffins long before their death, and keep them in  their houses where they could see  them every day.  ���������    ���������   ���������  "Ah,  Lady  B ,   I had  the pleasure  of meeting you  last   year.     And  bow is your dear little girl?"  "My  little  boy is   quite wejl, thank  you."  "Littjle  boy?    Ah,   yes,   of course. I  knew it was one of the two."  ���������   ���������   ���������  ,rWhat does mutal  mean?"  "AH in the family, I s'pose."-    ��������� ' 1 DAILY LEDOHR -  TOYS  THE DAILY LEDGfR       ^<f if<������ti������arf i.rfVifefe.Wk ���������!.������ ^;.  DAVID SPENCER  (Nanaimo) Ltd  Published   every day except Sunday-  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  ���������0 cents  a month;    $5 per year   ii  'advance.    Advertising ..rates on ar  plication. v  DOLLS  GAMUS  BURNT  BOOKS  'XMAS CARDS  FRIDAY,  DEO.  15,  1905.  VANCOUVER   ISLAND'S   CLI,  MATE.  The      mild   and   Apiil-like  wcathei  that Vancouver Island  has  been   en  joying      oi late must maUe our oca  sional   visitors   fiom   the East   won  dec and  envy.    The middle of Decen  her  has   arriv-:-;!���������vet   flowers   o^ar  ous  '    ds  are in   bloom.    The  air   r  ���������\\-ai.     andbaini),  .u.-l   - .re  is  not  suspicion of frost.   Of course,  wcwi  yet  have cold   weal her. but   not nine  of it, and not   in lhe-degree  that th-  pcoplc      cast     of the mountains  wiP  e.\|i('iicn<"c,     for cold  weather       h-'i.  means  a cold      rain storm,      alitiu  snow,   or,  at   most,  a few  days       o!  ue.ithcr  near the zero  mark.  Think of it, ye people of Winnipeg,  or Montreal, who endure .cold bia'-l*  foi'six or seven months out of il"  j car. TaKc thc famous advice <  Horace Greeley and "Go West," 1 .  n, wmlcr home on Vancouver lsi.in .  and he happy  at least a part of     th.  ve.iL".  . o   MUST   HAVE   WATER.  Tlie'      Vancouver' World's   e.lilorirl  columns   show   the  h.indiworK   of    I"  W.  Ili^ins.    Tlis  Litest   common!   on  thc coU'br.ilcd   V'ttona   water-woi'cs  case is as follows:  Thc fuiiHHis   Ksiii-.'.uali  water   case-  has been submil.i--.l      to Mr.  Justice  Dull  for lus   dcision.    The case  is an  important one, iiu". olviiiu   i-he right of  Yiiloi'ia. c-ilv   to appropriate,  tin- sui-  piii->  water  thai   runs  from  the water  c-onipain ';;   dam   at   Coldstream," for  civic  piirpr.sfs     'lhe company  claims  that   it pin chased   the   right   of     the  water    . Fiom   the   E.   &N.    railway,  which   in turn      received   it by  grant  fiom  the pro\ incial  government.    The  question   to l.c decided  i*i,  did        the  Wilier 50 with  the railway giant, an'  did the company, by   storing th"  *���������  tei  and allowing what,  they or   their  customers did   notrcffiiirc for use   to  run  to' waste,   place  it in   the   pov.vr  cm the city  to   take Uie  surplus       for  civic     use?   The arguments on both  sides have been' very  able.' Whichever  way the case  may go in  the court of  first iii-stancc,   there will be an      appeal,  for both  sides  have plenty       of  money      and are out     for blood���������wc  mean  water.  m0tmmm^mmmmmmmmmmf*m0im������m*mmmtrt^>m*^mn.  Chamberlain's  31 ens.   Silk ar.il Satin Braces, all Colors. -      '    75C-TOI2.S0 A PAIR!  'Mens"  Heavy Twilled  Silk Initial Handkerchiefs,  50C. EACHi  Mens* Smoking Jackets in Silkand Wool, ,   ���������   .   : .  M ._.���������'. $4.50 to S7.ao;  m ���������������������������  5Christmas    Neckties   in  String Ascots,  Bows,  Flowing Ends, Knots  BP and   I'ufls.  All   1'iices From  g  - *5C. TO Miso;  ������' ��������� -     '  ^    -= -   ^������������������sillv  '^atm  and  Wool   Mulllcrs.   all  Joins.  J 50C.TO S'i.OO  ;Jsj'Colored   Shn'ls, all   lhe  latest   I'aflerns,   81.00, S1.SJS* si.no'each;  5 3-$*$*$*-������  t328  ^SjJMlioe I'-uying For Xmas-Whatwc suggest might help you. Ladies'  3* Dons-ob, Sli.-1> Slippers, single and four straps, & useful 'Xmas  ���������^5    Giit.  ^ PEK PAIR $1.50, $175 AND $iJ OO  BAR STJI'PUKD WITH BBS!  WINES, LIQUORS, CIGAK5   .  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near -/ioinUy.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH, B. C  Esquimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  Time Table No. 57,  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLKND  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  1 ���������      EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT. 21st, 1905.  1. I    Train, leave -Ladysmith for' Victoria and  all intermediate stations    at  :    9.1fT"a.Ba. daily,  and at 4.00 p.m.'on  Wednesdays,     Saturdays' and   Sura-  days.  Trains leave Ladysmith for Wellington and all  intermediate stations  at\ll,Jr57-a.ni. daisy,'"aadlat' 6^00  p.m.-on  \Vedn# days,   Saturdays    .and-  Sundays; *;, ;.���������   >   ������        : ; - \ *  "   'EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND  FROM ALL STATIONS.  good for going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  tke following Monday. tr.1-i     ! ���������  '<"-:J -Steamer Joan   Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  ^Ladies  Patent  SUap   Slipp.-rs.Kid,   with    Frencli   and  C-uban'Heel,  jier pair  1.75 TO $3.75  Mens"  I'ulniau  Shppeis  in Tans  and  Macks  pair '  The latest lasts, per  II.5O-T0 $2.25!  .Mens' Vici Kid Open Slippers in Tan, Wine and Black,-per pair, '   ftl.SO-TOft2.SO'1  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied an-1 is in cha- .    >V  JOS. PELLIQRINELLi  Sails from Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at COO am. and  returawg; sails Iroia' Vancouver ' for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  II GoTtv'^treet, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight & Pass. Agt  This  Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  renovated. ,    ,  HOTEL  JOHN TWA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied  with the  Best    Wines, 1st Avenue :-  Liquors and Cigars.  Ladysmith B.C.  J.2C. S  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street .  Opsin night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward ,  "^* A Rig   Range of Misses" and Ch'iiurensj Slippers in. Vic- and  Patent]  Kid, per pair,  $1.25 TO $2,OOi  D  Best accommodation   for  transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  grand'   hotel  '!    This new Hotel has been comfort-  CT a <ly furnished  and the bar (s up-to-  '"  d������te.    Rates $1.00 a day    and     ������p-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  nValaaade '���������*���������: :���������: -���������: >-' Ladysaalta  i^        >^i-  Nanaimo, Limited  Tho C-i  ���������    -WW  Ni'jU  I  ���������.Coughs, Colcis, Croup and !  Whooping: Cough. |  Tail romedy jb faninui for it'' cnre������ over ,  nLirRO pinc of the civili/ud world.   It cnu  iil-.viiys Ijo depended upon.   It contnins no *  npiuni or o'ht-i hmiutul drug mid tnny be (  Uivcn ns confKluutly lo r. bui>> nb to im adalt j  Price 25 cts; Large Sizo, 50 cts. /  NO OPIUM    IN   CICAWUERLAIN'S jan established  reputation     of   more  COUGH RF.MP:DY. I than thirty     years as thc most suc-  ���������o��������� \ cebsiul     medicine in use lor    colds,  There is not the leg^t danger in , croup and whooping cough. It al-  givmg Chamberlain's Cough Remedy / ways cures and is pleasant to take  to small children as it contains no / Children like it. Sold by The Lady-  opium or othc-i-harmful drug.     It has    smith Pharmacy.  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Ratee |1.26 and|1.60���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway depots.   Electric cars every five  minutes to all parts of the city.   Ban  and table.unexcelled. #  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER B, 0.  You don't want to miss  THE SOGIAL DANCE -X XX  v x x   AN ENTERTAINMENT  "CALEDONIAN''  Leads Them    All  TN QUALITY  Under New Maoagoient  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Class. ^  Commercial Mens' headqaarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  I  TO FERNIE,    B. (J.  Head Odwa   . Read Up  9p.ra. Lv. -Victoria Arr. 4001>. ">��������� j-  ���������.00 p. m. V*.) Seattle Arr 9.00, u.m. ;  9.41 p. B, Atr. iflreTett' ' Arr. 7.30 a.m. j  ' 9.30 ������. m. Arr.>rOKANB Arr 7.45 P>"  ������.������S P-��������� A1*-. Jl������������tord , Arr I2J������ P- "������������������ [  i.i������ 1 p. m, Ar: Bike Arr. 10142 a. in.  1 j:oo p.m.   Arr.    Fernie   I.V.9.S5 a   111.  ( '" ONE NIGHT  "'Toaii Kootenay Points  TWO   NIGHTS  To    Wfnhtpeg and St. Paul  Close/Connections  ' '    For     Chicago. Toronto.  >  Montreal and   ' \  All Points East & West  Acetylene     Lighted     Cats, >  Family Touiist^Sieefeis, '  Palace Sleeping Cars '  Dining     Cars (Meals a  la 1  Carte). \  Library Observation     Cars  'lhroiigh     tickets and bag- \  '      ga^e checks to an points. \  Steamship Tickets  ,.     For tickets, maps', beitbs  reservations and complete  ' ~ inferhiation can on or ad-  ."' ^'^ft8?. ";"���������**��������� ' , ���������  .'fl^ia^Verkw . E. R.itephen  AiO.R.A.   . ;  G.A.G.N. Ry  L .gaaaitte; ci ;". -cyictoria, B.C.'  TICKET   OFFICE  3ar. Government and Yat*s Sts  ViCTOniA, B.C.  TranscoRtinennl  Trains Daily  3  3  I  1,1 ti 11  HURTS NURSfRIES  . . _ JkV' -ii'v  t ji-i\  NE1HCROP-  -:o:-  At J. X. SMITHS, Fifth Avenue, Ladysmith on the evening DEC* 25th.  ������BL2  GEO. CARTER of Victoria  Floor Manage  R.P.RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :-: :-: ���������: .-: :���������B.C.  ot Imported  garden,   field , and flower  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES,  -������   .   j    * .    v ~,1. j.  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS. ���������  For Sprinfr planting     Eastern prices  or less." Catalogue free.  1010 Westminster  Road.  Vancouver.  One of  wnich   is   the  famous   ''North  Soast Limilsd"  Tic'icts on sale to an. Eastein   and  Southern poinls at lowest rates.  ITp-to-dati      Pulli:i.in    nnd     Tourist  sleepers      'on   all   tiains.   Diking   Car  service   l/nsurpassed.  Stcamstiip 1 ickcts   on sale to   and  from all European Points.   Cabin   accommodation reserved by wire.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW    IU  -EFFECT-  For     Turth^r    particulars    call ot  write the ollice.        Phone MaiD"456.  -A. D.  Chariton        E.  E. Blackwood  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,        General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.O  WANTED���������Ry     Chicago     wholesale  house, special representative (man or(  woman) for each province in Canada..  Salary     $20 00     and expenses  paid  weekly..      Expense money  advanced.  Business successful;     position perma-~  nent.   No investment, required..    Previous experience not essential to engaging. ' -,. .:.:::    ;^  Address Manager, 132 Lake Street,  Chicago, 111., y.&:-X-.-.;\      ~'     /_    '  PA1NTINQ,        PAPEKMANOING  -   BTC.  TH6 CITY 7VTKRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B.C.  .- /K������..  Kc.  L.     UB.MEfi'S  CHROME    KIP  B  Plain-   toe,  leather lined,  heii'.-u's      tongue,  double sole  and  slip.   This is ai broad toe  ,''o-  last,     made lo./'s'ta'nd  hard,  heavy      wear; the  upper  will  always retain its soft, velvety  feeling     and is a:-; waterproof  as  icat-hcr  can be; made.  WHOtESALc!  3Y  11 utciF rn lto.  I      THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     j  f  Work done properly and at' right  prices. Shop and residence In rear  of Ladysmiiji Hotel. ;    ,  ,;-.v.^.'':^.lSMrrH, ,Prbp ���������'.  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Work:������ at  LADYSNIITH, B. C.  f  t  i  .*���������.-���������-  $    HEAD  OFI'TCE    .  'i DUNCANS STATIN  . DAY SCHOOL.  '.'yftmiuii,'subjects1.;;taught- aiBp     lan-  WP&������������������ :i?-*F4jVi"(8' \i*i Pencii and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vecal lessons giv-  ''.jk In classes or individually.' '  Are You  Going- East  Then be sure'"your tickets read   rig  the  M  Ladysnii  MISS ^BERTRAM,  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  Vancouver Island, B, G, General Manager. |  BV4^'*^'fe.K^,fc''^*>''fe *'*^*^  WM. MUNSIE, President J- W.  COBURN, Man.   Director  ;Telephone;4fi.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber ^Go| Ltd.  MTLLS   AT   FID DICK    AND   LADY SMITH-Shingles  a  Specialty.  ���������Maoufacturere    of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,     *;  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality,  .-Seasoned  and   Kiln Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lmmnw la    Btock.  VANCOUVER. B. C.  J  c^WONEY TALKS^-  AS LOUD TO US AS ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FORYO'UR MEAT YOVR D0LLARS W  ILL GO FURTHER IF YOU BUY FROM US  ������������������Our Cash Prices Cannot Be Beaten   PAN NELL  &    PLASKETT  Geo. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  W*     b. c:  If you Hke4ii��������� j^  ���������A ^smooth,  easy  shave,  an even,  .,'-.-' w^l^flnisii'Od     heard trim, a good  .   ba>h,> or a .stylish - Hair-cut.  You will go to  SHAVING  The only  line now  making   UNION >|  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    .trains    from    the    Pacifie  Coast.  ,       -.:-..:-'-.. ..',,,;���������".��������� .,  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, ;TH3  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  '     ,":    .. ���������;' BETWEEN        '���������'.:''.  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHI-  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask. youn  local agent or write,  F/W. PARKER  General  4 gea*,,  7?0 2nd Ave., Seattle.  ���������sWaiJtfw'waTristuS  HIGH STREET.  Ladysmith  ^  LArmiiviitH BAICERV  HOPXPB * CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OFJALt KINDS NEATL1  y;BMM,-and; fresh, -   '  Confectionary, of .all. kinds.  riOrnbf������' -iakia fqr-Pastrias to be delivered at anV time.  Employment Agency.  ..Dea ers in ....  Pianos and  Organs ..  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,3 England  Member  International   Electrical  Congress ,at St. Louis, _ 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  P, O, BOX 357. .,:.,!., ,_.,.,. LADXSM^TH, B, C.  -:o.  Ladysn.ith, B.C  X  Dr. Dier can be fon^l at anytime  at his office on Gatacro si, ,IIis dem  tal work is gvarantend to be first-  class and rates reasonable at.  Manufaptiirers pf the Famous  .'���������-   CU3AN;.,BLC)SSpn  None bu   Union Labor   Employed;  fl. J. BOOTH, Prop  HILBERT DAILY LELCER  ���������*������*  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    &JZG.  manufacturers of������the.  COUGH REMEDY  Direct From Franco���������Tooth, shaving, ]   Br.gadier General  Thomas II. Bar-  hair   and   clothes   brushes.A splendid    Iy>  who was wjth  Ug Kussian army  Mr.  E.  G. Case,  a mail carries  of assortment a't the Ladysmith Phar-  jin  Manchuria,   has   arrived'in    New  In |British Columbia  $    Lager  Beer   and F������orter������    Guaranteed; Brewed  I    rjn    the   Best Canadian   Malt   Run;Hops  +���������!������������������ ���������!��������� t ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ������-H->H~H-H^K������^ H-.rl  'rMrl-*'*'  ow  For Christmas  As the Holidays approach, your thoughts must naturally turn toward the Gift Problem^ if 'M-HTHtlJ  WHAT SHALL   IT BE? S  Now is Jhe time t o make your^ selecticns. Loc* j>vec  this Kst at your leisure*  JkJ  Mii-lgBM  TrTTrT-'5nrT*7>yrT^B833BZ5BB  SX  *W!*ff  NEW ARRIVALS IN  a  STERLING * SILVER  Bon Bon Spoons .$1.75 ea  Shaving BrusUes ...... 2.00 ea.  Toast Racks ............   7.50 ea  Bread Fork������_<$2& 3.00 ea.  Baby Spoons ... 1-50 & |2ea  Salad Servers, pair ��������� 3.50ea  Bread Knives ..���������������.*.._ 4.50 ea.  Berry Spoons ............ 6.00 ea  Cream Ladles   2.50 ea.  Olive Forks _*....._ 1.75 ea'.,  Almond Trays ... 2.50 ea  After Dinner Coffee  Spoons 6, 8 A $10 dot.  3-Piece Sewing Sets in  Case, Scissors, Thlm-  ' ble,&    Cushion ~ $3 set  Card Prize Trpphles ... 2.50-ea  Corkscrews Sterling I jaJ  < Mount Buck ^handles  s ���������....,J: : 2.50 A $3 ca.  'Crystal'Flower Vases  . Sterling  Silver Mounted, 75c. $1M1.50. 1.75 up to 5^.  Salt ^-Cellars ...... 2.50 t������ 1 $5 "'  ���������    ,V������!SA  pair. ,     , hiuJB  B '^m6m'e'Vmotei.'ahd club furnisher's ��������� vicTbhiAVB:-.r>.**8',M  tur^MtfatiMr^-itJ-arM  ^i^ ��������� - - -* ��������������� * ���������  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Hade to order and Repaired'at shorn   notice;' 'Drill "Sharpened by us1 i'   ���������  ways gives satisfaction. Picks hand! ed and repaired.       . -t^iStlSSIl  Ships mi thing   iri   clV     i't������ " ^ratines  Horseshoers^and Genera! Biacksmitns. '' .  R. LAWSON  Buffer Street   -S-    -     -   Lady������mitli,"B C  ���������+^+��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������^������������������"t-*^ **������������������-  i LADVSMITH TRANSFER STABLE  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A  ND SAFELY./      Stables in the rear of the Lad  fib  ysmith hotel.  .Abbots ford.  Leave orders at. the  ������������������.������.-1. &���������  KMKXk'A  i A. J.IWASKET, PROP 1    ^  ^-������-M-M-������-M-������4-M--������-*������-4-f->>>������>-M-������>->|4���������������������������������+ ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 4 ��������� ���������>���������*>-M-M-f ���������������������*  LIVERY, BOARDING AND 1  SALES STABLE <;  :".���������'..''���������  llEXPRESS WORK  A-SPfcCl'A^TY. ���������'"  K?"i-  I PHONE 66 I^ApYS^  .  LIGHT :TEAM^  Wood and B irk for 5 il a  SER-J.   KEMP.   OR LEAVE    ORDERS  .WITH  -W.   CARTER,-  FIRST AVENUE  PHONE      6-0  W- SILER.  GEHEKAL LXFRESSIND  DELIVEEY  "" WORK PROMPTLY nW"������'-*'.,'  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  fMTENTf  7D  DESIGNS  TRADEMARKS   ^   VYs ..  | AND C0PYHIGH-1  OBTAINED;;  \ ADVICE AS TO PATENTABIL5T.Y.  f Notice in " Inventive Ago.'" .;'  > Book "How to obtain Patents"  Charges moderate. No feo till patent is secured, i  Letters strictly confidential.   Address.        *  ^E. 6. SIGSERS. Patent lawyer, Washington, D. C. j  BOOTS and SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  .Repairing'and'Making   t  Order a Specialty  THdflAis    MCEWANI  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B,  C.  Canton Centre, Conn, who has been  in the U S. service for about sixteen  years, says: "We have triod many  cough medicines for croup, but Oham-  ber'am's Cough Remedy is king of  all and one to be relied on every time.  ^1C7~U o7"rootbaTl Ynto������".Japan  cuacy.  Smoke Little R. Cigars.  FAME'S   PATHWAY.  The     JMikado     is  fond  of outdoor  sport and warmly encouraged the in-  York and  will  report for duty  He* will"  in  be  Washington     shortly  made president of the Army War college.  We also find it th3 best reroiedy for  coughs and colds git ing certain results and leaving no bad after effects.'" For sxie hy The Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  Appointments may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on High street st  The Cherry Rifband, S. R. Crocket's  latest' book, and The Passing of thc  Race, by D W. Higgins, at Knight's  Book Store.  UNITED   ANCIENT      ORDER  OF  DRUIDS  Wellington f.irove No- 4 U. A. 0. D  Mivls .in. the I" 0 O .F. Hail, La-  dvsimtli, Uie Second and lovrlh  Wednosilays of each month, commencing V.criiieMh'y,  l.'Uh..  1905.  Visiting Dr.iiUls arc Invited to attend.  liy Or.ler.  WM   RAI'TER, Reef Secty.  TATKICK IJURK, N. A.  Ladysmith Temple No.  5  Ratlibone  Sisters meets at the Odtlfellows' hall  2nd   and   -lih Tuesday   at   7.!$0  p.m.  Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary.  i   /���������*fi|j.*B|  ���������,(i   YEARS'  LFL-KJEKCu  3  Eugene J.   Leahy   a citizen of New  Lady Wvndham  Quin,  the daughter ' I-ondon,  Conn.,  is believed  to 1m? the  of Lord Dunraven, is among the prac-  only man  living   who  fought  on  the  rical   horticulturists   of  the peerajge,    famous     Monitor during her engage-  aiiil owns, a wonderful violet farm.,       ment wilh the confederate Tarn Mer-  ...   .,.   ��������� rimac      Thomas  B. Viall, 'the only  Ira     D,  Sankcy is hopelessly blind  | other survivor of  that fight, died  in  and  he is confined      to his  room   in    Providence,  R.  L,  a few  weeks ago.  Brooklyn, but he is putting .*ito fcook .,,  form  the story  of his  gospel experi- ������������������   ���������   +.  cncos- William Thompson, who died     the  '*"   "T , ,    other day at Shelbyville, Ind., aged  Dr.   Lawrence  I.   Hick,   an   expert    7?|   was lnown as uthe mail who soW  on  tuberculous, is plannirig ar. inter-  his      ,d ^  $2-75_���������   Du{.-       the civ.,  nalional tuberculosis convention to be , , ���������   --r-"~  held   in Washington   in  1908. Iwar   rh������mPS0" accumulated  $3,100 m  ...   ...   .,. ' jKohl,  which he carried to Indianapol-  J. VS.  Van Buron,' whose -grandfatl.-" is iln<1 Sold at     a pren,ium  of $2'75'  er was presideiit of the United States   netting him  $75.15,   within  ten cents  Im.s  b"cn. appointed  general  agent,   .of    of   Hie highest  pi ice   over   paid     for  the  Great   Northern   Steamship  com- Kol(1-  l{ong , -     j ^.   ^.   ...  puny, '    wilh   bead^iai'lcrs' in   Hong-  '  ...   ...   ... '    It is scarcely 50 years since      the  The retirement of Dr. William A. ^'^ friction matches were invented.  I'aCl-.-inl as Kennedy professor of La- Tlie>' weie merely splinters or shav-  lin language and literature and the '"K's of wood tipped with sulphur,  science of Iniigu.-igc at Princeton The sulphur would burst into flame  marks lhe close of 35 years of active on being clipped into a botiJe of phos  teaching. , phorus.  Pay da ii Bargains  =002300330=  We are going to clear out several lines this  Pay-day, not at a Reduction but at FIRST  Cost.  K'������*#fo^a$^'" Trade t&t.nAS  "V Syvn ,       Copyrights Ac  ei.i. IK'O. OMi"������ iiiinii>-y fu^������r>o^lrlllKPli|���������<',1,'',���������  r.u.'iiia tiiaoii thruutili  Munii & Co. roi'Jlvt  ���������p..-i������( iir.tifc, wlthoiit cl<������r������o, in tiia  ���������\ liiiidanrne'r illuslriitod wpekly > T-ircpi!. clr  ru.iit.ioii nf nny wloiiillio jnurnul. Teinin.fJ .->  ������������������>������������������-: tom-imwilij $1. SoWbyo I nov!������1<vilei.  S|^^r:n.sGi3roadway.^vi/l*;^  ^j  Oaliy Post-Infc!3!5������nter. <? te 20 Pal������    *������,    '\  olegrnpjijf  Seattle's Great  Papers  fH������  D4.LT  TWICL: A hhlU  Publishes    the    fullej  MR, SIMPSON  i  , Solicitor, Ete.  Money to   Loan  -      UOYStt )  t Avenue  THE     '*>  ' POST1*  U-JIELlleENCES  Sample Copies Free  Write for Cnc  7^ (   UeWS   fronl  ftl1   Pai'1"a   ot   tho   vorld  i J \ All t'i.f state aad loeal news..     Dai).-  -   !}iid Sur.d'iy eiiitlon, 7^c per Tnout>.>  Sun������.y Po':Mn'fi';;?r:ifi'ir."fTr. t������ 5i> ' ������?.ch  ,       Tb        .  .-p-rht  Ml.'    '������ .  --   .���������fiSJ.llft*   S\U.  SQ    d������> ,,'o1|)nr   limilj,,,     v-:-^,    EiBSwlar*  ������    Sp������-'n,J      .iep..lfi..,,.,.,      .������f      rtT.ftll.tUt*  'J?   t.^hlOrl,   OI    iv..,.,.;j.^   ):cWi >itn  day *>41rif.r.. ga.OC p������r ynKt.  Ih'iib a *^<������fe f>ost-2ntf.J3f^^ij ?:r  A;l tic now* ot the we-jii la ouudii.  dMRilad fonn. THE T'WICJB A  Ym'2-BK EDITION IS THE BKST  1 "C71CE' 'A WEJEK PAPEE PUBLISHED ON THB PACIMO OOASX.  Write for sample copy and ba e������&r  vliioed. Subscription prloe, fL.OC  per year.  Si  All. Pesttnastere Ml Take SuRcrlptleas  ������������OC������%VVVt.>.v\\-  PeST-!NT^LLIG^NCE������ ������fc., Seattle, Wash.  S. r.  WESTON. Business Manager.  ��������� -.���������>. ^s'*.xV"x\vxv\v\v\-fcvr*jfc%3KsoaafaKKJas������aS  tSOBi  l  Kind  of  Job  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  VANCOUVER  Ladies' Waists in   latest styles,  Silk,  Nuns' Veiling, French Flannel,  and Flannelette  $3.50 Silk Waists  to be sold for $2.85  $7:00 Silk Waists to be sold for $5.00  $4.50 Flannel Waists to be sold for $2.75  $3.75 Flannel Waists to be sold for $2.25  LOOHannelette Waists to be soldjfor ,130c.  We have   hundreds   of   articles   suitable   fo  Xmas presents in Dry  Goods, Umbrellas, Fancy  Neckwear, Fancy   Braces, Handkerchiefs, Jewelry,   Silverware,   Etc.    Etc.    Come and  Have  your choice before everything is purchased.  COUPONS aiVEN  AWAY      WITH  EVERY  PURCHASE.  B, &��������� Weinrobe,  HIGH STREET, LADYSMITH, B.  C  ISLAND  I  I  Vancouvei, Dec 13.���������Thc Association Football Clubs of the city arc  to have a fine ,'tiophy to compete  for soon in addition to the keen ri-  valiy -which'aiready ex st for district championship honors.  Through the geiierosity of Mr. C.  J. Hariing a handsome cup valued at  $75, to be known as the Empire  Charity Cup, has been donated for  competition among local clubs. Besides promoting the healthy competition for thc possession of the trophy  chaniahie institutions in the, city  will benefit by the donation of this  cup. for a certain percentage of the  gale receipts of vanous matches will  lie donated to charity.  Intimation of the donation of this  ihaasoJiie cup was received yesterday  hy Mr. Tnmns, secretard- treasurer  of tne Vancouver District Football  League. Just what percentage of  the gate receipts is to be donated to  chaiity win be determined at a  meeting  L\   PfiAISE  OF  CHAMIJERLAIN'S  KJNO  OF ALL  COUGH MEDICINH  of   the   Vancouver District  League,    winch  is  to   be held tomorrow evening.     The schedule of match J nie pleasure to recommend  :*."   FoE  I cs will  be drawn up at this meeting. I sale by Thc Ladysmith Pharmacy.  1 here is no other medicine manufactured that lias received .so much  praise and so many expressions of  gratitude as Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy.' It is effective, and prompt  relief follows its use. Grateful parents everywhere do not hesitate to  testify fo its merits lor the bensfit  of others. Jt is a cer taint euro' for  ���������croup and win pievent the attack if  given, at the first appearance of the  disease. H is especially adapted to  children, as it is pleasant to take  aiid contains nothing injurious. 3lr^  E A. Humphreys, a well known resident and clerk in the. store of Mr,  Locke, of Alice, Cake Colony, South:  Africa, says: ''I have used ChambeB  Iain's Cough Remedy to ward ofl  croup and colds in my family. I  found it very satisfactory and it gllve������  "At  THE  LEDGER  Office  ,   30HK-W-  1st Avenue  AND  Its    Great    Resources  No part of British Columbia today offers so many advantages to the  investor as does VANCOUVER ISLAND.  Its vast and varied natural weal th has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact th at it has nevei  been  promiently laid  before the public. *  COAL GOLD  TIMBER SILVER  FISH IRON  GAME COPPER  sunsmne  Tirnac  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,    will grow almost any product of the  soil known  to  man.  WHEAT*  OATS  VEGETABLES  OF  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  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 & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B, C^ May 18th, 1905*  RYE ALL  KINDS  A  WONDERFUL  SOIL  FOR SMALL      FRUITS    AND      BERRIES.  ��������� The Canadian'Pacific Company will   adopt   a liberal   land   policy,   and  tht     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them will be disposed of on reason-  file terms to actual settlers  Government lands can be secured  and     money can be made by  those  who desire anew home in a country'possessing the  BE5T CLIMATE  Everything  Comfortable  when you  retire  M^Iary],  London, Toronto, Eontreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi th, will   supply  any   information  obtainable to  those  who contemplate   a visit with a view  of  investment if  conditions are found as advised.  r .  Is the centre of the great coal mining district; a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers com e  in  each  year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE LINE FROM VICTORIA TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to grow ig '.mportance as the Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B   C,  Public  Notice  Attention is called to the   fact that the '  Ogilvie   Flour flills 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 a dvising the  public that any unr.--'.h-  orized users of the electrical     flour purifying processes  will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Fl<mr Mills Company Limited  are the    only    millers in Canada whose     Flour  s purified by the   elastrio praoaas  I THE   DAILY    LEDGER  .'  v<"  aors  {LOCAL ITEMS  Our Photographic Gallery on 1st  {Avenue wm remain op2n until December 24th. the day before Christmas. Come in and have your work  iu our line done now. Good work  for small prices  f      ���������     FRICKE & SCI1ENCK.  Smoke Big 13. Cigars.        _  f  rX igenuine Diamond Ring set       in  14k gold for $7-50   at Forcimmers'.  Miss B.  Brydcn is suffering from an  attack of la grippe.  &^s������ss&2emmm)mwa&n  TOYS  i  OYS  As Ususal we are on deck with the  Goods. Tht Biggest and Best Assortment of Toys and Fancy Goods that  has been shown for years.  Mayor  Coibtirn is laid up  with  attack  of influenza.  an  Rev. ])r. Herdman left on thc noon  train  for Nanaimo.  ,Mn,.  B. Fm "imnncr went, up to Nanaimo  at  no -    today.  She  will   return on the S.S.  Joan  this evening.  Miss I-I. Beveridge rcLurned home  from college m \'aiicouver this morning..  Mr. mid Mrs. Park went down to  Victoria on the morning train. They  are going 0!1 10 Ontario to spend a  few weeks' holiday.  Mr.     Geo.   Taylor,     of   Northfield, '  "Who was in this city this morning at-  Ihe  si LI.'ng  of the  licensing  Icit  on the noon train.  WE ARE GOING TO CLEAR THEM  -OUT-  NOTICE  tend j i  board  FOR IHE 6IRLSWE HAVE DOLLS FROM  x 5c. to $10.00  Make Your Selection, we will make the  Price as they All go. Shop early if you want  BARGAINS  ILt Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  ��������� ���������  tms^7Z7i'JmSB&axS&L '.'  Xm.ns.  No.   San Francisco  Examiner now ready.  Knight's Book Store-  Birth���������In  "wife of J.  boys.  this city  Dec.   H,  to Lhe  Sabi.sl.on,   of twins, .both  AT  THE  ABI30TSFORD.  Mrs.   Culler,  San   Francisco.  C  J.  McDonald,  Victoria,  Mrs. Oapf. Culler arrived from  San Francisco on (he S.S. Wellington yesterday and wen I down to  Victoria (his mominn-.'  A crow w.th white wings s leporl-  ed toba\c been seen hy several n ���������-  ple on the Market, Square this n.vn-  jng.  _       (,  Word has been received that the repairs    have been  made to  the aerial  tramway at the Omar mines,  and the  ore shipments   Lo  the Tyce,   so   long  delayed, will soon beg,'n.  It is time you furchased your Xmas !  and  New Year Cards.  We are     now '  showing the most beautiful cards ever exhibited  in Ladysmith.   Call  and  inspect     them   Ladysmith  Hardware  Company.  Our Stock is so  Complete  You can't fail to find something but that would be Appreciated as  an CHRISTMAS PRESENT. A glance in our window or a visit to  our Store will j.at once put you on the right track of finding something Useful to present to your friends.  Our goods are of the BUST QUALITY and our PRICES ARE  LOW. Don't fail to get one of our SPECIAL FOUNTAIN PENS  WITH  Hk.  GOLD NIBS   AT SI.00.  B.FORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   XXX      Ladysmith,   B. C  Shakespeare's  Longfellow's  Tennyon's  Whittier's  Scott's -  Bum's  POEMS  Bound in burnt leather-Cover  hand Painted-Got up Expressfy  for Xmas Gifts  Walters &  Akenhead  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be   made to the  Legislative  Assembly of the Province of  British Columbia, at its next session  foi an    Act to incorporate .a Com-  nany  with  power  to  acquire,    pur-  i -chase, construct and operate the undertakings  ol   the Vancouver      and  Coast-Kootenay     Railway Company;  the Alberni    and Cowichan Railway  Company; the Kami oops &-Atlin Rail  way Company; and thc^ Midway    and  Vernon Railway  Company; and to acquire all the rights, powers and p'ri-  viliges of the said Companies; ,   and  with   power  to exercise  all  the powers contained in  the Acts  ol Incorporation ol the said Companies; and  with power to acquire; purchase, construct  and  operate the  undertaking1  of any    other Railway  Company    or-  Companies;  and  with power to   subscribe    for and  purchase   the  stock,  bonds, debentures or other securities  ol any Railway     Company;'and   "to:  exchange  the stock ot  other bonds, >  debentures or other securities of the  company   to be incorporated for   the  shares,  stock, debentures,  bonds    or  other  securities  of  any  other    Railway    Company; and with power to  increase the capital ot' the Company  to be incorporated;   and   with   power  to Issue shares as fully paid up; and  to boirow  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  i and nccessaiy powers conducive to the'  "carrying out of the Company's undertaking. , t  Dated at Victoria, B. C, this 22nd  day of November,  1905.  j ROBERTSON       ROBERTSON,  Solicitors  for  the  Applicants.  r: SUGGESTIONS!  '..?���������    ���������FOR���������Z  XMAS I GIFTS  |We have a Large Assortment of Xmas Presents  to choose from and at Pries to suit Anybody!  GENTLEMEN^���������.  SILK HANDKERCHIEFS  NECKTIES if.  KID, GLOVES?;  HOUSE SLIPPERS.  FANCY SUSPENDERS  HANDKERCHIEFS  in boxes  COLLARS IN| BOXES    :  SILK IHJFlfbERS  UMBRELLAS V.       .'   ; .,  B ATHROOM ROBE      *  DRESSING JACKETS.  CalliRdlniptct our full line of Xmas Goods  sMNrIEI^&C0 Ltd.  LADIES   LACE  HANDKERCHIEFS.  FANCY  NECKWEAR  KID GLOVES.  FANCY   TABLE  COVERS.  SILK UMBRELLAS  PIANO DRAPES.  CHIFFON COLLARS & TIES  CUSHION TOPS  FANCY .DRAWN WORK.  FUR BOAS.  CHATELAINE BAGS '& "URSE.  ST  ��������� ��������� * ���������-  LADYSMITH  OBHB&  -fc-V'  'M/  W.G.Fraser  Miss      Mae  Carrington   of  Spring  field,  Sfftss.,  who  won  the champion- ]  ship ot   the country iti a recent' stcn- \  ographic contest held at New York,    NOTICE is hereby given that anap-'  plication  will be made to the Leg-  has now accepted a position in     that  city at $100 a week.   Miss Carrington won, although among the compe- 'British  titors  were more  than  a score  of the  'alive Assembly  of the Province of  Columbia at    its next, ses-  , ., sion for an Act to revive, ratify and  fastest  male  operators   otUic.coun-   confirm the Cowichan-Alberni      and  try.       She1- attained a speed  of  12;>  '  words a miirite and kept it up for a  full hour.  ftsr  flames at Knight's  Book  Store.   0  |    Come, one, come all and see      my  A solid Silver -school girl's Watch ��������� C|'"-.SW Uards and Calendars. None  guaranteed.   Only $2.50 at  Forcim-  j111* th,e��������� ������������ Ladysmith.  ALL NEW.  7ners> ���������Knight's Hook Store. t.3  FOR MAYOR.  Thi> Free Press says: A requisition  asking Mr. M. Bate to allow himself  to be placed in nomination for the  office of miayor .aI thc ensuing municipal election is in circulation and  has already received numerous signatures. '   s  IN THE OPERA HOUSE  ON  TUESDAY.  The ladies oi the  have  been    busy for the past       two  .weeks making  the dresses for the operetta.   King Winter's   Carnival,   that  'is to be-presented     by "r "nnipany "of  '-.-local-children, in. thcbi-uj. house on  Tues lay evening ne: t. The children  represent (fairies, ice ssii.es and flowers, and the dresses being made     for  . them : arc most elaborate.    The  "kiddies", are doing splendidly  in the rehearsals,  all   of the principals acting  -and  -singing  in  a maimer that  is surprising   in children  so young. The  ���������' choriis, also, :s being most carefully  trained. and on Tucs'day will be  heard in splendid form. Tl e. music  is vc-y     |>retty     and    none  in town  ., should miss  hearing (,-hc operetta.  FOR   SALE  Tb.'  1IOTF.I.   PORTLAND   LEASE,  Furniture,   etc..   will   be sold   at       a  bargain.   For   full   information   apply  to Jiihn Clogo, I'l'oiiiictof.  Today's   Gazette  contains   a notice  that     Tuesday,  Tuesday,  Dec.  2(Uh.  that     Tuesday,     December      20 t h.  declared  legal  holidays and  on those  days  the provincial  government offices will be closed. '  .... . : .(>___   into his system.  Tar'er turned  vegetarian undor peculiar conditions.    Fiw   or six  vears  , The residents of the  'tween here a.nd Cheinainus'  a .Christinas,: tree 'entertainment in  the new school house on the evening  of Friday,1. Dec. 22. At a meeting  Shurch of England o������ the'.'residents' held on Monday  evening. Ml-. W. Southin in thechair,  Commtttccs to take charge oT the  various branches were appointed and  "���������������������������* - are now working energetically.  Vli..iv are twelve children attending  V-e. school' at present and the trustees  arc; well satisfied with the progress they are making. There, will  probably .be', an. increase 'in attendance  Here are a few things I have that  make good Christmas  presents:  Boxes   of Cigars,  with 10, 25 and 55 in;  pipes  at  all prices; bound books, toy' ago   there   wasn't   a more  promising  book  and games,  with  lots of other 'iightwe-feht  in  the country. Hc   was  fancy  goods as well.    The very  best. |a second   "Kid"   Lavinge   in  build and  of Christmas and New  Year cards as  bad a wollbp like Tom  Sharkey's. He  district;  be-(well as Calendars.   I invite fen inspec- ' got so o-ood  that hc finally had     to  3" aire holding I tion      of-my goods. ���������Knight's Book    take on the big f  ' Store. t.3   0 ;  The  Cards  'ro?t Rupert Railway  Company Act,  and extending the time for commencing -construction of the said railway,  and    of    expending    ten  per     cent.  THE RING��������� '0f  the  Company's   capital   thereon,  There isn't a vegetarian among the and to empower the Conipany to er-  fighters. Up to last week there was tend its railway from any point on  oncj '-'Kid Patker'" of Denver, but hc its line to the City of Victoria,' ������r  has resigned" and gone back to the to any point on Esquimalt Harbor;  rare beef tliat goes well with ale. 'or in the alternative to incorporate  The vegetarians of Denver fecl,,& Company to build thc line of rail-  grieved over the desertion of Parker,''way set out in.t/ie Act ,'of Incorpor,  hut the once redoubtable "KbP'says'aiion of the said Company, with the  he is tired Jbf being whipped and is extension hereinbefore pientioned, and  going to put some red fighting  blocd  with  all ��������� the powers contained in the  Model  Railway  Bill. .   .  Dated at Victoria, B.C.,  22nd November,  1905.  ROBERTSON  &   ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for  the   Applicants.  next term.  A fine -gun metal or Solid Nicklc  watch for boys at ������2.75 and $3 at  Foreiiwmcrs":  . . _0   Ddn"ti f-'-'-rt, t-'u- <"'it-: Band Dance  in the O;: ra li-nuso r.t S \). in.., lo-  morrow. .'���������'���������'ari'nlav. the I'-f.tb inst.  best Xmas and New Year  to be procured in Ladysmith'  are at the Ladysmith Hardware  Store. ' You should not fail to call  and-set; them, and you will be surprised at their, beauty.   _���������0   "I want reform!" Wehear.it  Tn  no uncertain tone���������  "Reform the other fellow,  But let .....   graft alone."  I'oy Book at Knight's Book Store.  fellows or stop  fight  ing.  ^  rr   Merchant Tailor,  c ',-,"V' "S '"���������'     :  -   '   (wtlAvenue)  Fall ^tock   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  Stoves  i  Pattern and Lates*  We arg-maklng th&m oi^the Newest  Styles.  WE DO ALL KIND9 OP FOU NDRY WORK  ''-"'    Our'Pricei are Rcaaona   hie  SEE OJJR   NEW SfOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S, WINDOWS.  "' and-it Lsdysmfth Hardware Company  LACiV^iTW^iROiN & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  * ._ >  *������  Tommy   Figgjam-i-Paw? .    ,        There    is     a story  of    bow a verv  y ^i������r������-������n������  Paw Fig<;jani���������Yes.'my   son. \ wicked Irishman    when  mal-jng  bis fi-  Tommy'-Vi'hat    males the weeping  willow weep. 'I  \  Paw Fifegjam���������Because the bran< lies  are in tiers. v  Um  Smoke L;tUc 1*. Cigars.   o   U'c have   a splendid   assortment     of  ''hrisl-uias      and     New   Year   Cards. \  Quite  the nicest iu   town.  Ladysmilh j|  i laid ware Conipany.  PAINTING   AND TAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done   S. ROEDDING  Orders  Promptly   Executed      LADYSMITH  Only 9 days to  do your shopping  before Xmas  ��������� ���������  A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W Ward, on Roberts street  ONE OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  Pork and Sausage a ������ pecialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  .......... 1  '.2a2    Phone 20 ��������� ;  Our stock ot  n AND &LI  HECESSARIE  for your Xmas  Cakes you will  *md here  On First Avenue, just, above the Western Hotel. .'...-!.���������  JAPANESE     EMBROIDERED  ���������';������������������   GOODS  PICTURE     FRAMES and otter  Fancy Japahes's Goods. '; ;' '  Especially   Adapted    For  Christmas Gifts  Nakashimo &tCo.  One -of these was Young -Peter  Jack  son,      who  was fresh  from knocking  out Philadelphia   Jack   O'Brien,       in  San   Francisco.    Jackson  and Parker  fought in Denver, Parker's home town.  Jackson   won  in the tenth round,  af-!  ter giving,  the Denver lightweight a  of all kinds, including "Handkerchiefs,  fearful   lacing.    Either   the defeat  or j       Table-spreads,  etc.  thc things he did  to help forget     it    COMPLETE TEA  SETS,  VASES,,  seemed  to turn  Parker's   brain.    For  some     tdmc he was considered crazy,  and  among the eccentricities he    de:  veloped   was   a fondness   for  physical  culture  food.    He bfcgan   eating  vege'  tables and  preaching the .iniquities of  a meat.    At  the same   time  he became an easy mark for  all the   second-raters. .The more turnips  hc devoured   thc worse hc go-t,   until       at  last he went to"pieccs  and was takon-  t-o a sanitarium.   A short fiinie ago he  was  releasod.    The first  thing, he did  was to order a porter-house steak at  thc nearest rest.tiirnnt,  ''No more junk ror inc." says Parker. "I must have been crazy for  fair. A fellow that tries to light on  crushed acorn paste' and nmsU.U whole  wheat and turnipH ought, to ihe pub in  the bug house. Hereafter the Tare  roast ror mine."  -��������� 0   Purchase your Christmas and New  Year cards at the Ladysmilh Hardware Store.  ��������� ���������o   Visltor--A\ hat \ .an imimense  Oh, he's a rattlesnake, isn't  ���������A  ;;.   <r"i   -.-C.-,'r���������������������������;.���������.'*.���������'  :  -: :   ;i;:.   ���������������-J?i'v6l3.',i>"i':'l-'      . '   ���������;������������������  Keeper--Yes, mum. He has 12 rat-;  tles-'-and-'-a'^tton;^!^'';'''-^- "V: ''v';'  Visitor���������How can I make him rattle?. jy���������-...-  ;?':-.^;./  ..;-;.,.::v,,:;.,;i  Keeper--^b'utJi''.'t'hiB\;byton..'  FOR Rent���������One of the best stores on  First Avenue.  $1,000���������Will secure a double corner  lot wilh Iwo good houses. Best location  in  town.  $-125���������Cash and $'100 mortgage will  secure a first-class- residence on Second Avenue.  $50���������Per acre for five acre blocks one.  mile from the city.        ' ;: !'  Smoke Big B.  Cigprs.  ���������0������������������  WAIT   AND  SEE  A" grilat surprise is in ������lon> for you.  The Seven Sutherland Sisters are  coming to Ladysniith Drug Store.  The have the longest and most beautiful hair in the world.  m  AND  ADAM  ���������CARLISLE     P.LOG-K,  'PHONE   2-4  -- Vr;i-  ...L .--L������.U.i  \  HAY, GRAIN and  f ARM PRODUtf.  Orders will be delivered anywhere  In the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Ohristie'n, on th*  Giplanadi.  James Warnac>  $12���������Per month will rent three good  moms 11. the Brick Block water  and xewcii" connections. .   . ���������  ,  $375 will secure a fine residence in the'  lyest  localily;   only   $2-14   more ;   to  pay at $12 |ier month.  Water   ami  all conveniences.  $7���������A month will rent a good bouse  with four rooms and a good pantry  with  water attached.  Deeds,   Wills,     Mortgages,   Contracts  and   Agreements  Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     $*.      "Notary Public  Phone. 3. '  P.  O. BOX 268  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING;REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre for soft coal and  $20 for anthracite. Not more than'  320 Acres can be acquired by one individual or company, iRoyalty at the  rate ef ten cents per ton of 55,000  poundp >shftll; Jie collected on tho  grossT output.'     ^ V  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted .upoo;, 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, mayj locate a claim  1,500 1 1,500 feet. The fee for recording a claim is $5.00  At leasts $10f) must be expended op  the claim each year or paid to the  .mining recorder tn Keu tl������ereo!i!"When  ,'J/i00 has been erpended or paid, the  locator   may,  upon thaving  a survey  made, and upon complying with oth  er requirements, purchase the land at  $ I an acre. _'������������������*.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 24 per cent on  the sale*.     ���������  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; eekry fee $5, renewable yearly. |r (:  A free miner may obtain two leases to dredge for gold-of  five miles  each for a term of twinty years, re- ^41,  newable at the descretipn of the Min- (fj,e  ister of the Interior. ������'���������'  The lessee shall haye a dredge in  <>P<'rat,um' within one jseason from the  date of the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 .per annum, for each mile  of river leased. Royalty- at the rate  of 2$ per cent collected on the output alter It exceeds $10,000.  . .. W. JN>- CORY,  "Deputy of the Mlnistei of the In-  ,' '"erfoc. ������������������      -���������;.���������' ,   '^:  nai con-'ession to the priest just bc-  f-irc .dyinir, related so many crimes  that the piiest asked him if hs had  never done a good thing in his(life;  And he said he had done one good  thing. The priest asked' him- what  it was, and Tie said, .'"I-xonvarted a  ���������Jew.j' "How did Vi'ju convert him?"  said the priest. "."Well,- I had him  outwid. me in a boat, ancl'l nxxed  him would he be a 'Christiam, and he  said he wouldn't be a .Christian, so  1 put him over the side of the boat  and put his head under water a bit  and then when I let him up I axed  him -would he be a Christian, and he  Raid lhe '.wouldn't, so then I put his  head under water a longer bit., and  when I let'him up I v.xcd him would  he be a Christian, and he sgid lie  would be a Christian, and so- T con-  varted    him." "But   how do you  know, ' ' said the priest, ;lhat hc  remained converted? " "Oh, L|put  his head'under for the tl.-������ il time  that he migb.t die in the faith.  V  Dr.R.B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  .">���������    -OPEN AT  ALL HOURS.  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF  PARTNERSHIP  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that the partnership heretofore, existing between us, thc undersigned  George Williams and Anthony J.  Waskett, carrying on tfie business of  teamsters- under the firm name and  style of the Ladysmilh Transfer  Company, lias 'this day been dissolved by mutual consent. The said  George Williams retiring from the  said partnership, and that the said  Anthony J. Waskett will contin" e'on  same business. All deb Is owing, or accruing due -to thc partnership are to be paid to the said Anthony J. Waskett, and all claims  ag-ainst the said partnership will be  paid by the said Anthony J. Was>-  kett.  j   Dated at Ladysmith  this 15th day,  of  November,  A.T).,   1905.  I GEO.   WILLIAMS,  1 ANTHONY  J. WASKETT.     ,  A'

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