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Array DailyLedger  v-v^1  >&������  ?$&  A  ' *-��������� - Ajijge*"-. Y~������&H3,  rf*^^L*������iV-  VOL.2,  WEDNESDAY, DEC. G, 1905  PRICE FIVE   GENTS  LATE ARRIVING  NEWS BY WIRE  IThc Mission of  Premier  (Bride and Hon. R. G. Tat  low in the East  SHOOTING  AFFAIR   ������T  v:.-j  ^Railroad Strike Causes Enormous  Loss to the Russian Gov>.   /  ���������      *   -  -     ���������       *    .   i      * *- i  eminent        '   :S'-'X\  Ottawa,   Ih'f.   fi.���������(Special)���������   .The  mission of  1 r.-mier Mcl'i ide and  the  Hon. R.  CI.  Tatlow  in  Uk>  Eahl was  to "interview  Montreal   and   Toronto  'railway  magna!.:s.  They  have,  consultation wi'h the CPU.  in  been/  and"  ���������to.'  fiiiiincial crisis.   The strike of       the-  Moscow 'Iclcphoiio  operators; wliOjCiit  J.  Heir      wires  and   tore up.the poles,  li.is  severed   the  last  means' of 'communication   with'the ancient capital.  The  present   conditions  are unbeara-  G.T.l'.   presidents   endeavoring       t,o  _ bio.   and  sympathy   with   the' poorly  I Volvo  a railway   policy   with   which  'pail   post   and'telegraph   employees is  to meet  the  Legislature,  and  possibly after   the coming  session 'to   appeal  to the  country.  ���������o~  I    St. Petersburg,   Dec.  fi.���������An official  I note has been issued explaining thai  while thc government intends carry  ing oiut'the 'leforms outlined 5si- the  recent imperial manifesto, it is impossible to ma'-e new laws until nee  essar'y  legislation'has  been   introtlcu-  'ed and-approved.    It adds that regu-  'latipns g.rant'ing freedom of press and  rights of   association have'been made  The Stories Differ and  Depends on Which  One You Hear  it  I AND B. f  BENEF1IS FOR  NOVEMBER  E.   Sarino      % 7.50  Geo. Badovinac         2.10  M.   Inoham        15.00'  (J.   S.  Lcighton    :    30.00  Jas.  Widdall    30.00  M.   Woodburn   20.0A  Robt.   Wallace     !       2.50  Isaac  Poitvev           0.00  Chap.   Matlson    '.-    W\M  Robt.  Cossier       9.00  ,Robt.   Simpson       31.00  '-That t sect ion  known  as  the Palmer',v.   Thomas   h    8.00  Mountain country,   situated  just  ac- ,.Jos.  Manghim  t   10-00  ross  tlie Houndarv  line,   in  Washing-'Arthur   Kerr       3.50  los.  Allsop    12.00   :....    fi.OO    12.00  ^he Palmer^Mountain Coun  try is' Not Yet Done With  it's Bad Men  ton,   it being  tho continuation of  the ���������    ������������������  -    ' ������'  Oknnagan Valley, has long hccn,-..������������..<Rol)ti  Lom]cn  known  for  the number  of crimed  committed ;j    tt. Cocking  (am'bulance  io  thereVarid near 'hy.   More than a dox- Hospital   '..   en men have  been killed  there since Nanaimo Hospital   (treatment  -'  -,        ,    -           ,     ,   ,.    ,-.  .    ...      C.  Sadino & 0.   Badovinac ..  1890,'mostly   over  land   troubles,   foi ^    ^^  until-"lately   little  of  the land     was ^m" RufiSCu"ZZZZZZZZZZZZ~  surveyed  and  sc-.ua) te is'   rights  were R0i,t,   Slp>e     ..../....  defended  with  earnestness.    Thc  foi-- Adam  Sim|<son      lowing account,   taken  from  the  Palmer ."���������Mbuutain      Prospector,  shows  .3.00  -.28.90  5.00  '.   5.00  . 5.50  7.00  Total  $270.00  now  turning  into  indignation against ,   .  Lhe strikers,,   . n.ul   the public is sup- that'-shooting scrapes  have  not yet f  polling a fornijdablc mo'.enicnt'which- ccas^'  has   been started; by   all   classes , j .to  Miiow oil lhe yoke of revolution  -"The  latter   declare   that   (iai)on  has   been"  i-.otight  and   that he is a-t.raitor.'" Father  Gapon,  however, :s "sincere,'and .  --*��������� o-  altogether in the neighborhood above refeired to:  I "That small slice of the Similka-  mecn valley betwc'jn Nighthawk and  the international line to (the, west  always,  he depended on  to supply     a  his   influence' is'undoubtedly   aKlgreat   Lra������cd5'  of SCM1-1C  kind  a1'   CegU *V' ,T  as ever.   This  being a holiday  Father* tcrv^ ������"  a new one was added  to  Gnu.,.,   intended   meetings   of  eleven    ^ lonS list  thal hf m,adc l,laL  l0'  STRATHCONA  RETIRES  of din* organizations which, the  trolled  hi'foie  .Ian.   22 (Red Sunday)  al. which his   wordy  were   cheer6d to!  (lie echo.    At, these meetings  ���������' ;.'the  ,'caiity. grewsome     Monday evening,  "when a fatal  shooting  took place  at  "In  the   meantime measures  will 'be  Socialists  were howled  down ,and  in  tuken lo supi-ress all disturbances.  Warsaw,   IJcc.  0,���������Many new factor-  'ies are going into-bankruptcy in consequence oi additional- expenditure  caused by the raising of wages demanded by .strikers. Postal and telegraph authorities estimate the,government loss as being'$80,000 daily  on account     of sl-ri'es,   while      the  '"government loss from tickets alone  during the recent railroad strikes  amounts to. $18,500,000.  A   woman   revolutionist,   while   on  her was to the station  this  morning,  wa,s attacked. by  workmen and' two  men   accompany*iijg   her   wer>   killed.  St.  Petersburg,   Dec.   5.���������Although  there appears to be nix foundation for  the prevailing fears that an outbreak  is imminent, thc population continues  in' a state .of suspense..  The garrison  has been reinfoiced by forty-two battalions of  infantry,   fifteen s.piad-,ons  some cases     forcibly ejected. If this  movement should grow,' and- an - ��������� effective split   among   the  workmen-' hc  thereby cr.eatcd,  it will prove  of dm  Nigiitliawk.'.There-are two reports  of thci-affair, wholly different, which  time-keeper for Weeks, Parsons &  wc  give briefly. |  -"Mcriday      morning    Paul  Cervas,  ,  Montreal, Dec. 0.���������The eighty-eighth annual meeting of the Bank of  Montreal took'place at noon 'yesterday, when thc retirement of Lord  StraUicona from tbe Presidency was  announced. It, is understood that Sir  | George Drummons will become president of lhe bank, and' E. S. Clous-  ton will 1 ecomc vice-president,  re-  Boomer,     the     railroad   contractors,;  left camp near  the boundary ������ne for i ^'".ng also the title of general  man  measurable service, to the ..goyertinent  Nighthawk   accompanied  by Bob Bre-    =  wer,  a half-hroed, .to secure supplies I l        '  IMPROVEMENTS TO THE  I0Cit OPERA HOUSE  Electr: c Light Will Twinkle  in The Hall Tomorrow  Night  So Those Who'Take in The  Basketball Match Will  Ses Well  THE VANCOUVER  POISONING CASE  Mrs,   Jackson  Gives in  Court a  Graphic Story of Her Hus-  bands Death  For the basketball match in the  Opera House tomorrow there will be  electric lights, five of them, and  doubtless they will all shine like full  moons. A water system is also being insla'led and by tomorrow night  will be in operation"'Tlie' manager of  the Opc-a House is tob". congratulated .upon his enterprise in making  these  improvements.\  Her Evidence, However, Throws  Little Light on the  Mystery  The name's of the basketball players  were written on pieces of paper this  morning   and put into, a hat.  tiding (he troubles over till-themeet  mg  of the Domna".    M.  Poterunkvilch  a",,!  emI'10-*'   n,?n-  accckll"l������  l������     h's  andM.   Kokoshir.a.-memhicrsofthis    own   story.    They     reached . Night-  delegation     from   the' Zemstov Con-   ������'���������������'k ^tween  five and  si* p-ni'    At  informed thc Associated "Press    about .six o clock  they entered  saloon.    There Cervas declares  gross,  features of the annual statement were lne increase of  $2,000,000   in   the   bank's   circulation,  were drawn o"it. The ten men whi .se  names were drawn for the teams are  us fellows:  Electric L*ght's.���������A.  Hailstcnc-s,  Sanders,   J.' Sanderson,  and   C McJVlillan.  Waterworks���������J. Eno, Tf. Ward. J.  Adam,4A.-Morrison, C. Hewlett.  hast-night these players put in two  liojirs -   and      a half practicing,   ami  showed  splendid  form.    . They  practiced hard. ;."' -'"' to give a good,  interesting      same   tomorrow  night  The Electric  Lights will  shine    red  and the   - Waterworks will be painted  blue.      One  latter .team in order that, he shall  not be mistaken for a light, had one  of his eves'hlued at practice last evening. He is hoping it win not be  black by tomorrow.  The ir'amc wi'l commence at 7.15  and admission will be ten oenle. J-  McMillan  will  be  the referee.  Vancouver   adnces  contain  the  lowing:  Thc coroner's jury empaiinelled to  enquire   into   the   circumstances   surrounding thc  death of Thomas Jack-  and ten  S0I1>  on M'eiville street,  on Novcmbei  12,  met again this  morning  foi-en them himself. Witness found them  in there and openod the parcel to  make sure that it was not jelly powder. Mr. Jackson then asked where  the beer was and witness found it.  He opened a bottle and they each had  On Sun |.some.   He then went upstairs, taking  the salts, and  To oblige  him she took a small -spoonful. When  he went to pour the beer in his hc  said  that  she had not. given him en-  that   they  weie (ready to  accept .uni-. "er������ ?|  veisal suffrage in   the cities ami "iiidi  rcctly in the countty5-districts..  The . mutiny  at . Veronz,   which,    is t  understood   to  have  been   suppressed  after .considerable bloodshed, has been  followed by a.much   more serious outbreak at Kief!. i ������ " ;  and  S7,750,000  in   (he deposits       not  Li ml-   Ij0*1-1"'11?-; interest.    These are taken a&  indica'tious  of universal  activity      in  business.      The   imimediately   availa-  seven  or eifiht men pimped- on him.  , a  i-  M        ii   ., 1.4   i,n    hiii    bit" assets of thc bank stand at  $1)8,-  I-Ie  supposed   they   thought   he.    nail,  come to Nighthawk r-r money fo pay uu"-,'m ���������  When   the    jeweller   declares  he has i  supplied  tho     wedding   ring  and  an-   S[T  other-individual  assests he is    to be  of cavalrv  and   twelve  machine guns. ; ,,.,., 4,   ���������.  The city "is divided into four districts!^ ���������^ and when it ,s known that  under General Osasoff UiilVins'ki., Ster  'the men and   were attempting to rob  him'.  -He!"l.rol-c*away and  m-died.out  of doors.   The ciowd   followed,   when  he drew his g-:n ������Wi:l   .'.red   four       or,  f]\e times, dropi'i-d   the cun and star-'  ted.for the camp.   (Vr-as said he was  very  much   frightened   and   excited   at  the time and did 'not know until Tuc  aft pinion      tlfo.1 he  had  shot  a  man.   He made  noeffoit  to escape.  "The storv  told   by   Wi'.lacsses      is  MYSTERY  OF A SHIP  'day, November 12, Mr. Jackson and    a bottle-of beer,  Ihis  wife each  partook  of  beer      and.glass, or perhaps two glasses;, and a  aiihu.jn.-o,   A-'EllSOm s.Llls    ife   died   and she -was spoon.    He said  that  he  Would  take  W.   Ak������nnead'SftVwl  h    heroic er-orts.    At'the pre- the salts first thing in   the morning.  v ious     sessions of the jury evidence   In the morning witness could not say  was  given   by  Harrv  Fisher and   D.   whether ftlr. Jackson opened the pack  E-ieli    two  young  men living in   the age of salts or whether it  was open  house'      Their  evidence   was   partly 'when ,he picked it up.   She   found the  heresay, though Fisher came-    down [spoon     for him and  took  out three  stalls i'n lime to see Jackson die and J spoonfuls of salts for him  to assist in the efforts  to save Mrs.  Jac1 son.' %  This  morning Mrs.  Jackson     was  , ihn examined. .She was attired .in amod-.ough,  and poured some more out of  of  the members of tne,^ ^^ costumc  wilh  a ulack ,)at    the package.   He then mixed his with  and veil She gave her evidence in a beer and drank the mixture. She mix-  clear voice though occasionally she ed hers with water and took a small  sobbed.' She said that she and her glass of water afterwards. She very  husband had each taken salts. He rarely took salts and took it on tins  mixed nis in beer. She took hers in occasion only to be good .naturet.  water and took her beer afterward. They went down-stairs, where Jack-  She and her husband had had no SOn kissed Mrs. Jones good rnorn-  ,���������uarrel. Ho was not despondent, al- ing and witness did the same, liu-s  though his nuances were in rather waS perhaps ten minutes after they^,  poor shape. He had an insurance po- had taken the dese.  licy for $1,000 in the Impcr al Life. rea.d\' for beeakfast but the toast,  Mrs' Jackson skid that on Satur- and witness set about preparing that  day evening, November 11, her hus- she had a queer feeling coming-down  band said he was not, feeling well and stails and when she went to  that he proposed to take a dose of slovc she felt her jaws set in a pecu  medicine. He brought home some  salts and beer and put the salts in  the pantry. -That evening Mrs-. Jackson and her mother went out to call  on a friends who was ill. Just ' after  thev returned about 10 p.m. Mr. Jack  STATION  COLLAPSED  ma and  Trodski,   respectively.    '' Thc  government narrowly  frustrated       a  plot -whereby a thousand  armed  men  bad   arranged to raid thc state treasury.   One df the conspiratois,  it     is  said'** betrayed   his   fellows,   whereuponthe leaders,  knowing theif attack  could be ���������'���������repulsed-by . the troops with  great  slaughter,   abandoned  it.    The  existence of.the conspiracy let to  a  report that martial  law would     ' he  proclaimed   tomorrow,'.- this- is;,, however,  authorilively   denied. .';���������"  The extension  of the strike of  the  telegraphers to the postal system is  complete,   and  the  paralysis  of  business is increasing  the, danger of       a  The deiclict ship which was found  high and dry in the China Sea has  .been identified as tlie Hntish steamer  .Ciave.rdaic, which was given up for  lost, six months ago-  '*-11'1      The  Ciaverdaic  was  c-umnanded  by  tost and blushing fqr all he'is worth   called .'for drinks.   Pat. McDonald sup-   a  c.irfli(,all     n)aI1>  and  of her -total  do.  Irv and      make nicijuisltivc people'plied   their   wants.  Theni .Cervas  ask- f ^^ ^'    Uvci]l( en     ,in but  two  (.i.inlc'he is not going to  Na.Yaimo to   ed   two or Ibrec  bystanders  to  drink  be married.-'   '        " ���������������������������������������������",������������������>���������;'..������������������:'..  the i.idvhas bought a woddimg gown. ' somewhatidin'crcnt, and is as follows  and the arr-uiocmciits with the par-1 "About six o'clock Monday cven-  ������oji arc made, it is rather foolish for ing Cervas, Urcwer and. anoUicr man  (he   vouikv     man, dressed     up in his   stepped  into  Lindherg's  saloon  a friend,      who ' were  1'iitish.  over  ' to   the  stove,  this  was  going  on the half-  ; The Duk-c     oif Bed ford rtjic^ ground.  landlord  of      Ccvpnt Garden; market llim> ���������;w*i11'.'ng-..-  Loiidbn,. dcriives  over .fTSjOOd, a vear .    .  " '       alone,   Jt'camc 'into '..hreed.-Tot into- a row with  ���������/session, oi  the Bedford ;family   dcrson, a big .Sv/edc  three cent-urios ago, at  a- time  when  its.'������������������yearly   value was estimated'    at  ahoiii, $32:    ,i ;���������       ���������-   :���������    "  ..? :$ .':-������������������  They said   they  had   a friend,      wl.o     ������ce  n,,^. Whiio .1   is possible  was ^sitting by the stove, named- Scot .that. liicy went ashore it is morepr0-  ty.';A,s soon as Corvas saw Scotty j 1>al)lc ^^ t]l6 ship was boarded by  he commenced''cursiiig;; and abusing     M.-rnchuiian      pirates,   and   that   they  Ed.  An-  been  from   this   SPa.ee   aionu.     jiuamv;   ��������������������������� .������������������:-������������������    - ,.      o,\-'<wl������������     n-lir,   In-!  the  po^essionVoi   the Bcdfofd:family   ^rson, a big f**?*1^^   /Vn  '��������������������������������������������� ��������� ~-    woi'k-inir as a"grader loi  oinmiain. An  COPPER-GOLD DISCOV^ED  " UP THE SQUaMsH  A  second-Britannia  mine,  nothing    I.   i  r .m^i   con-  the completion of the railway-up the  less, it  is reported  fiom  a most con ^   lo ])eComc  a shippcr,'."    "  servativc source,  has  been  discovered-  on Fitzsimmons Creek, which lil"s ' oCt:ur in a heavy mineralized-jschist,  atout forty miles inland from the 'similar to that of the Tyee mine,  head of Howe Sound and aim it five ' and hot at, all unlike the mineralized  miles from tlie surveyed route of the 'schist of the Britannia. Tlils ore car-  Vancouvcr, Westminster -t Yukon ' ,jos gold, copper and a little silver,  Railway up the S^uamish Valley, ' thc assays'showing that it runs $2  says a Vancouver despatch. [to  &.2-1. HO   in gold  and , fron.vJ.i.-silo  !'  Discovery ol this iiropcrty, l-ir.l. is  copper-gold, did not alone saliM'y'  those who early became iut-ir ���������������������������.led ��������� m  it, for  they   did  not  rest   (ill   ami'  nrovision  had   been made for its  de- [feet in height on  either side,  velopment,   and   work   on   a fair' s.'aic "clifi's,   for such  photos   showytho.a  will be commenced  next spring  : derson  threw  his  opponent in       the i  'corner.   Llndherg separated thc oo-iii-  ba.ta.its-.and ,Pl't  Cervas   and   Brewer  out ��������� of the saloon.   In a few moments  the door, opened,  Brewer  stepped   inside, '.'while   Cervas   fired   into       the  room. ��������� ;' Anderson', ran  out of       the  front  door,   but   returned   immediately, jgatdown  on a bench,  and fell to  the-'floor-'dead.  ��������� Upon, examination it  was  found   that  he  had "been       shot  through   thc  right  breast   just  above  the nipple.  ,,.-..      ,    ,. ,- ., ,       ,    Tuesdav.     morning   Deputy   Sheriff  So far as yet.discovered'thc values   ,,,���������(��������� n '   i (    n      ���������  '      r    n-  J    * ......     I Metcalf rode up   to thc scene,of    the  tragedy,   and   then   to   Weeks,      Par  amos!  valuable . one,   only';' requiring  son  &���������' t'loomer's camp,   where he arrested'both   (.'crvas  and   Brewer, who  made     no   objections   to. going   wilh  the .officer.    They  were  brought      ' ~>  Loom is Tuesday  night and taken    to  .    . Conconulh'  at noon  Wednesday.    '���������"''(1-  icr  cent    ni  copper. , ���������      ,-,,    -rr-mi i  ,....' ,,.    ,      -,   '   ,        -,    , - nesdaymorning Sheriff Thomas     and  I< ilzsinun'onsCrcck  cuts   through the   .-.      ,,      ���������        T    .      ���������     ,     v- i < i,  , ,i-  fa ���������   Dr.   Goggins  drove-up   lo   Nighthawk  to  hold  an   inquest.  .were   tliro\wn  overboard.  The Ciaverdaic  a fine ship of  4.000  tons, i   330 feet     long, was owned  by  Messrs. E.    I-lazeihurst   and  Conipany  o.f Biliitcr  ���������'.House,  London, 'and . was  'the'''pioneer     ship of Inc.Ciaverdaic  S'tcanisiiip  Company.  Eighteen      months   ago,   during   the  war.  she      took a Cargo      of  coal   at  Hongkong,  and  left  for  Vladivostok.  j Six months passed. No news was  received of thc vessel,, and the uivder-  wriiers jiaid on a total loss. The.  ���������owners communicated "with the relatives of the crew, and paid the. amount due to each man for wages, and  compeiu'ation for   the loss of properly  j The master" was 11. F. Thomas, of  Cardigan:' the males. D. Lieweilyen,  of, Pembrokeshire, and .Tames Reed,  of Swansea; (he carpenter. D. Jones  of Canlili": thc boatswain  die; and the chief engineer Frederick  Cooper, of Sunderland.  London, Dec. 5.*-rNinety feet of thc  roof of; the southernmost end of the  Charin������r_.. Cross railroad station .col-  lap'.eii without warning today, carrying with it some forty workmen  who were engaged- in repairing on this,*  sectiv-i of the roof. The casualty-list  of this extraordinary accident includes two persons who were known to  have been killed, two persons missing, ami probajbly buried beneath the  tons  of  debris;   ami  twenty  slightly  injured.  The^ falling  walls  of  the depot crushed the    .roof of the Avenue theatre  .uljoiniii"   the station,   injuring   therein several  men.   Four trains stood in  the station   ready   to start,  and  hundreds ..of persons were gathered on the  platforms awaiting thc departure   of  suburban  trains,  and the arrival   of  the   Continental  express,   which  was  due in a few minutes when the walls  supporting   the- -great  iron spans  fell  forward,  With  this  support removed,  the    spans'     fell   with  a tremendous  crash,     crushing the rearmost cars,  which,      happily,   were   not  occupied,  but   the fallMig   roof  carried -with   it  the workmen who had been swarming  among  thc  girders.    All  the casuali-  ties .were confined  to thc .workmien in  the  station    and   on the   roof  of the  d to a   few  station hands,  hurt.  in?  ,c  np.rhans   ten   mil  Everything was  ist,  that  own  the  scu-  liar manner. This passed  away     and  returned several  times,; and  she also  felt sick at the stomach.    After pass-  in-r  from   tlie fable  to  the    stove     a  couple of times she said that she was  ill and would return to bed, and ask-  son'ca.ne  wilh Mr.  Exell. She brew-  ^   hes. mother   to" butter   the toast,  ed tea-   Mr.  Jackson rcfi sod to take   Her  mother   was busy   making  a pic,  any   saving he did not want any that  am*      suggested  that she   bad bcuei  late at'ninht.   Mr    Fisher came       in   fr,njSh .it. Witness went to thc sink m  shortlv     afterward and  they all sat   t,he pa3,try.     She felt like vonuting  around until   midnight,   or aHer,    and   and thought that she would  Krt      a  then   the   three   men   went  upstairs.    glass oI water.   Mr Jackson follow en  Mr   Fisher-/tail ed   for some time to   'her.    He said he  was  iceling sicuai-  Mis.   Jones,   witness'   mother.    Wit-    SQ  and sno noticed  that hc  was  lei-  voices but could  rihlv  w1i,;*lc.    He said that they   Had  a cup of coffee    and  fcol  better.      -She  Mrs.  -Jones,   wonl.    out and sal  at the  table,  'but  Iones.  ness  could  hear lhe  voices but could ribly  while -  not distinguish what   was bein������r sa'd. hetier both take  Mr.   Jac1-son came  down  stairs  again lhcn   t[iey   would  and  as Veil  for  (hc sails.    Mrs.  -Jones, wcril.  on being asked, said  (hat they  were  the pa" tor/ where Jackson had tak  (Continued on Page'Four.)  ant  theatre,  No passengers were  ��������� o-  DR. A. L. JUKES PASSES  AWAY IN VANCOUVER  After an  illness  of some weeks duration Dr.   A. L. Jukes, father of Mrs  i  P.   II*.  Marshal),   until  20 YEARS FOR  HENIOUS GRIME  recently a i'cs'-  dent  o(Lailysmiili,v   o&*w& ^^ llb  Vancouver   on Simday.^niglit last  death  of  Dr..  Juhis  occurred  residence   of  Mr    1  O a  entire  length ,of. three ��������� claims,     ex-  ��������� posing an  embankment   forty  to fifty  ^  .    _^.���������.���������.���������  '" "       'I'hl-sej    Trm,1)ornr     William wished J'oachiu.  !'������   the  famous  violinist,   to give        the  ne,   are heavily  mineralized.   It    was     (.erman cl0Wn jirince lessons, (but the  the claims,  some six   in number. j from  them   that the rock .was  ./���������\'*-.  musj(. master  declined  the honor.  It is learned  today   that  during the _ which gave  the assays "which' induced ^    jiUiicjl     Ticrsot.  the noted French  recent visit of Mr. II. T. Cepcrlcy to   (he New York capital is (s^to purchase   author;- ]vAS iUTived iu the States on  'From the  report of l,he.: mining- engi-- j. fei;tll'rjnK tour.   He is librarian      ot  nccr  and from  Mr.   Ccperlcy's  state-   "thb'''nh.'lio7iiil   consen^atory   in   Paris  mciits if appears  that nature  has de-   ami. a���������n10r of several works on. mus-  vcloped this property to '"the extent of  New York he was successful in obtaining the money necessary to purchase the group of claims on > '-  Simmons Creek. The purchasers arc  operating under the title of (he United Verde Syndicate, limited liabi'-;-  ty, "with head ���������offices at '15 .'edar  Cedar stroet, New York. Mr. Ceper-  ley isthe British Columbia f gent  for the syndicate.  The  group   of six  claims  lies       on  FitKSimmons  Creek.  Judging\fiom ic-  c.osting,   ordinarily,. thousands        of  dollars.    The   exposure   of  these    enormous     ore bodies is taken by the  liurchasers   lo   practically   prove  the  property .a mine. '.""���������     "'  '  They, arc so well-satisfied with the  showings'made that next spring a  force or men" will bestaftod at de*  he   intention   to  port   of   a mining   engineer   inl   f*'>in velopment.      It     is  assays  in thc  possession  of  Mr. Cop- prove the  property on the. surface be-  -erley, the property would seem to k c fore attempting; any wprfc at depth.  ie.  t NANAIMO  i : SLOAN���������MCBROOM.  A quiet wedding took, place last  evening in St. Paul's church, tho contracting parties being Mr. James  Slonii and Miss Jennie McBroom.  both of Northfieid.  "Miss Bryant accompanied thc bride  while the groom was supported by  Mr,   Warren  Hygh.   Rev.   SUva-Wh'te,s|  performed the ceremopy.  The I'lnpluvccs or Brechin wish to  coiir?;ratiiia(e the grchm for deceiving  them as lo the hour that the wi-d-j  ding Was lo take, place as they turned ��������� inliy nevt'1'  out in fivi force at six o.iclock. only  to find that (he great event h.iii taken  place half an hour earlier. TC.vp'an'a-  alions will ho tlemaii'lcd when the.  groom meets the indigna:it I'.rccbin-  ites.  ��������� ��������� ��������� '  ELECTION OP OFriCER.**'.  At a well al tended meeling oi the  local lodge of Knirhls or P\ tirias  th-cfoilowiiig officers were eiecie.i or  the ensuing term: C. C. n% Woodcock: V. t'.. Frank Green; Prelate,  S. '"-let'ourl;     M. of W-,  \.  Andrews;  M    of Ex..     J.  Isherwoo-.l;  i\l.   of  F-,  Chas. Wilson;  K.   of R. and  '."..   ('has.  Riiwlinsoii;  M.   of  A.   P..Ai!kcn;  1.  G.  Paul    Freer;  O.      C...   J.   IT       JcnrS;  Tiustces, H.     Renle, J.   Ccossau,   'I.  KrJ.C'.t.  ���������o-~  Last week Arnold and Weinng. .  (two prisoners in the county jail, loth  convicted for the same henious cunic.  John Wad-j debauching their own daughters,, and  scnlenccd to the penitentiary for 20  years, were taken, to Waiia Wan a,  say-s tl:e Palmer     Mountain   l'io*pt-c-  tor.  years,  ami   the  penitentiary  w  The.  at the  It. Maisbail. The  Vancouvir World gives the following  sketch of the deceased gentleman's career:  Augustus      Louis     J n  in ���������-1S21   at   Government  bay.  Ins  fathb'r,   I'r.  0r"   theHoiiorahlc   East  pany. heinc  a mandate, to reorganize tho medical  service,, a commission which he carried out most successfully. It was  during this  period  of bis  life that he  I came into personal contact wilth the  icte.i Riei. of whom he took medical  charge from lhe time he was captured  , until "ue was executed. lt was Dr.  Juke's  clear and     straight evidence,  ! iiiaintaincd in tf.ie Tace of a bi'iliantly  cross-examinution, whfi'ch put  anity  at  India Civm-  p.it- time away in Peril o-  had   gone as spec  v,-s l-orn' LhtM-lea of  insanity out  of the epics-  '       ' ,i-.n Retiring  from the service m  "������',;,","i n,    J,V:cs came to 'British Col-  Andn*W,,,,keS,i���������,',;bia and  took  up his  residence on  ���������llie Island      and   later  in  Vancouver.  .u I with Mr. and     Mrs. P.  11. Marshall-  sla.   whltlu-r      he   Usui   gone a*, .���������,���������a | ^ mcmbcrs ol his profession  It  is   to be.     hoped  that  bhis C(;unty | Asiat,c cholera  and  died at Isaphan.  igaiia     be disgraced by  a , K|.)llmv,nJ_.  ,,lie     lisuni  practice in  An-  iniilar case of total  depravity.  While | ,rI()_IlMlian  familics, the sou was  cdu-  the departure   ���������-''  {llcse , eatcd >in     England.     Hc chose in the  ofession of civil  a i  K  mentioning  prisoners  to     their living grave,itis  not out ol'piace     to  state that during the past  year there has been  great thinning      out   of   the crimini  element of    Okanogan county, thanks  to the energy, perseverance and   ability or the sheriff and prosecuting  attorney,  and  to the wisdom and  firmness oi the     prcsidina judge, who  believes th'at   the     guilty deserve condign   punishment.     When men inclined  r.-o break the law find that they must  pay a'heavy penalty for their  crimes  and escape is���������-.   no,t as easy as in   former years,   (here will be less     law-  breaking,   and     consequently   a great  reduction   in      the  expensive  item  court grinding.  first instance tbe pr  engineer and. directing his steps to  , Canada, obtained employment on the  11 Wciiami canal, for which he drafted  the original plans o> tbe locks. Hereditary" tendencies, however, proved  loo strong, and the young engineer  deserted his calling for that of medi-  ciiie.becou-ing a general. practitioner  in the Niagara district and taking an  active part in politics as a follower  and devoted admirer of the late Sir  John Macdonald. In .1878 he was in-  duce-d to stand for Lincoln, in the  conservative interest, but was defeated. 1" 18.*-2 he was appointed  senior surgec-n of the R. N. W. M- P-  and went out to   the Northwest witli  for his valuable con.  certain branches of  medical science, these obtaining for  him the honor of election to a fellowship in the Royal Obstetrical Society of England.  The late Dr. Jukes contracted an  allowance w'tli one of the best SmoWn  of the U. E. L Families, in the person of Phoebe Maria, daughter af the  late E. S. Adams, who was mayor  St. Catherines for a nnnibcr of  IMrs. -Jukes died in 1-897. The  the surviving children  Hamilton A. Jukes  of  iba:  Ol  years.  foiiowiiifj arc  of the marriage,  commissioner of swamp lauds. Maivi-  E. Arthur Jukes, of Toronto:  ew Jukes, manager of the Vancouver branch of the Imperial bank;  M*rs. V. Tl. Marshal., of Vancouver.  Mrs. Sanders. wife of Col. Sanders,  of the N. W. M. P.. and Mrs.  Moffatti wife of ex-Cupt. Moffatt, of  the R. N. W. M. P.  IMS DAILY LEDGER  ���������*���������  THE DAILY LEDGER  published   every day except Sunday.  BY     .   THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE     ���������  to  cents  a  month;    $5  per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates  on ap.  plication.'  WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6, 1S05  , JEROME PITIES THE  ���������       AMERICAN   HUSBAND  Jerome K. Jerome, the English burn, l.st. caricatured the American wo-|  men v.ho are fond cf life abroad in.a(  i-lorv   at      Mns.c Hall  recently,  sa>s  the Clnrago  CrromHe.  -\ a*, glad I am not an American  h.i&b.u. .' bcgajL Mi. .Jiume. "I  am glad that it is* not necessary tor  me, to cioss the wa'cr every tunc I  w.ch to sec my. Wire You know  there seems to he sonwlhinb deadly  i,, Has climate'for husbands "ion  ,cc somanv American widows inEu:  rope. Why.  thin,   is  one  street m  London where there are fourteen of  them. ^    ^ a   most   remarkable  'thing, and would you believe it.  these widows have twenty-nine childien  and      there  is     not  a father in  Fmht.-' '  '"'he audience laughed, of course.  The women thought the joke cxccced-  ingiy /winy. Their husbands must be  or<idicatc breed Yet no ono woi'iitl  ever suspect it. Thc children nrc  bngiil and vivacious. In fact, it  would hc iblucuit to find children  blighter, or  happier or liviier.  '���������'These wwlows-llnt is, T once pre-  sumrdthey were widows, ���������seemed to  have become reconciled to their fate  In our country .widows .sometimes  cairy on at a:i awful rate They  'tell one lha' their ires aieblastcu  and all tlatk end that there is not a  raj oi iiahl willim sight. One day I  mentioned the nrtnc of father to one  of tne hnght cMIm-cii of one of these  .resigned widow It was an accident  and" 1 regrettcl it thc next moment.  I did not like to reca'l the name of  father to     thai   child. T   expected  tears  and     sobs,  hut T    soon   discovered that  tbe i-h'Udren pos-ess'-d much  pbiinsophy.     for that particular d  ' received      the   mentioi-    of  the nr.mc  without   showing -?ny particular signs  of grief.  "And lisaid.:' 'T.iittDe boy, donit  yon  expect to most your father tjome  day?'  And he answered quietly. "'Oh yes.  ���������we cxpeci tn join him sonic day.'  Thc beautiful sentiment appealed to  mo. I thought it vondc-i ful ' that a'  child could facc'ife witho.-l - father  a ml still fmd solace of the meet i"-; in  the  hrrcafter. ^ |  "And again T met a vcry charming  widow She . d tl no1 seem to gricve|  for   the   ab'-cnt   one She  was ail  life and bent upon cniojing herself.  And we became chummy and when wc  had rone bed thc confidential static I  asked her if she did not miss her  husband  "Oh, don't talk about him, it makes  me sad.", she answered. But I was  determined, and Tasked her what he  d:cd of. And.: she looked at me' as  one .who had lost his reason.  '���������   'Dead?"  she pried  'Dead?' My  husband's noi  ..lr '" .find. sho"hcc?rrev.  ..deathly pale ������������������You  arc tryMvg   \o  **        DAVID SPENCER      f  (Nanaimo) Ltd.  iXmas is Here!  JUST OPENED  12 Cases Toys  Dolls  !the finest range  and lowest prices  ��������� S* r*t*t r*t*T tJ*i i*!1! tf'  Over' 1500 Books,  ^S     POPULAR AUTHORS-POPULAR PRICES  jSThe greatest selection, inj  Books for Boys and Girls,  well bound, at Each  25c.  !WE ADVISE EARLY   SHOPPING  YOU'LL GET BETTER  ATTENTION  ";fl  D. Spencer,  Nanaimo.  Limited  %ww tmmhwmwm&  BTf  ���������'jS3������8^&������s������SS8B3SaSZ3&:  OUR  FACTORV  SUBSTITUTE M  am cd  'othing   but    good  honest leather  can  find a pUce ia a   Leckie  Boot.  What's tho upo of anything else for a Western  Miner. Logger, or Prospector? When far away  from the tusy haunts of j  man he needs footwear  that will not go back en  hirn  Leckie Boots are just  such Boots They a re a  western productfo'r west-  tern peopie*  For sale by all dealers  V/HOLESALE BY  Mil       .   il      LTDi  break it to me gently, she said. 'Now  you tell  me     when he ibcd and what  he (bed  of.'   It     was my   turn   lobe  taken  aback.  "Then mny I ask why you were divorced?"   ...  ������������������Divorced!-      she     scrcamea,   'Who  said I was divorced?''  "Wen, if he is not dead and you are  not divorced,  where is lie?"  >" 'At home.    At home'in America.'  "It .struck      me as being odd.   She.  living in      Europe, he in  America.  I  have not     succeeded in      solving  the  problem."  M. R,  SIMPSON  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  Appointments may bo mad* at any  lime for dental work at Dr. Dier'n  on High street st  The Cherry Rifband. S. R. Crocket's  latest book, and The Passing of the  Kace. by D W. 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Shop and residence in reai  of Ladyamitb Hotel.  ���������J. E. SMITH, Prop  PAY SCHOOL.  Usual, subjects taught; also languages, drawing-in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aad water cok  ors, pianoforte.and vocal lessons given in classes ������r Individually.  ��������� "'"'t MISS BERTRAM,  ���������   ladysmith. ;lB\0.  *-h  I! yau like���������-    \  A  sraootii',. easy  shave,  an even,  weil-hixisned .-' beard trim, a good  : bath, or a *tyhsh Hair-cut.  You will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVINd  .':*\''-lfcUftpKS.'  HIGH, STREET.  The only   line new  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST.  PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains     from    the     Pacifia  Coast. ',,  THE     SHORTEST      LINE, TH"3  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CIIJ.  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  ''������.'W. PARKER  .:...'"',- General   t genii,  no 2nd Ave., Seattle.  LADYSMITH BAKERY  ..   ��������� ��������� ::-7 '?���������',. ���������: '��������� ' ������������������  HOI������ LEE A CO.  OK THE ESPLANADE.  '��������� '   .' sr'V."'     ���������'"'.'  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH.  Ceifectlpnar-jr of all Jtlnds.  Oriinra taken for Pastrite to be delivered at any tlma.  "-;.'."    ':'      ,$V  ^Employment Agency.  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,". England  Member  Internatioi.cil  Electrical   Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical. Engineer���������  , 1     11  i  > LADYSMITH- B^ C,  P. 0������ BOX. 357.     .. -,.,   .:  .  I.:   ���������       -���������'  ������������������--J-- "��������� '   ' '  Mannfacturifrs of the Famous  "\ ^^ANjiLdss6n  None' ba   ������nion Labor   Km ployed  ft: J; BOOTHf Prop  .. ..Deacrs In ....  Pianos and  Organs ;.  Ladysmith, B.C  Dr. Dier can be found  at any time;  at his office on High si reel;. His dental work is giaranteed l0 be first-  class and rates reasonable st,  S  HILBERT  ���������-^���������sss  ..j-afey^--  >< -  #'���������. DAILY LEBGER
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Good News
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DINNER   SERVICES
Handsome  rich  Blue Dinner Sets,   the   new     Victor shape and
l.orne decoration.     105 pieces ail told, including Soup IJureen and
large Meat Platters���prico $1S the Set. / __ v'
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Aimers' Drilling Machines,
Made to order and Repaired at shore    notice.   Drill Sharpened  by ��������.* < ������"
ways gives satisfaction.  Picks hand! cd and repaired. -
*   Shipsmithing   in   al1     its    T3ranHes
Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmiths.
R. LAWSON
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LIGIITS   AND SIDE   LIGHTS.
"Do .you  know the man .who  is Syt-
:ing back of us, Ethel?"    .
'���'Very'   slightly���wc were pngagqd ,!
ast  .summer.'' ..
*./  \"   *���.'
3-  ;i;   7K       .
Hubby���Now, remember,   while you
ire at the seaside you   ni-usti^t flirt.
Pet���Of course not,  you old goose,   j
Sec, I have tied, a knot in my handkerchief so I won't forget I am married. , ,���
**:'  *.'>'   i��
/*>      /K       sis
Irate father-How -dared you kiss
my daughter out on the balcony?
Jack Syniiiua���P. don't know���I won
dered myself when 1 saw her Infter-
ward  hy daylight.
y;- y- '*.��
Pickpocket (to lawyer who has got
him free)���Even you believed me guil
ty.
Lawyer���O,  no,  not in the.   least.
"Then why, dii'l you leave your
watch and pocketbook at home?"
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GEEAT HIDDEN FORCE
THE ELECTRICITY IN THE AIR WHICH
MAY  BE  STORED  FOR USE:
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Kridenees That It Is In the Atmosphere,
Its Efl'ect Upon Individual*���The Benefits Which It Will Iu the Near Future
Bestow Upon Mankind.
It is a scientific fuctthat the atmosphcro
oontains moi-o or less electricity at all
times. Over a century ago Benjamin
Franklin gave a practical demonstration
of this truth by drawing a, current of electricity from thc upper atmosphere through
a kite. Other-experiments of a similar
nature resulted in tho death of several ex-
pcr! mentors, they having unwisely lost
-light ot the fact that it was necessary to
Dure some protection in the shape of,insulation in case of an overcharge.
These- experiments have proved beyond
iloubt that electricity may bo drawn from
the atmosphere by simple means, all of
which have been long understood and are
quite natural; moreover, we know that it
U easier to obtain this current; under some
atmospheric conditions Chan others Dry
sir ia a nonconductor nnd moist air <i gotid
jundnclorol this valuable invisible power
u:d tlie greatest amount of electricity is
iunnd when the atmosphere is charged to
ilf-'fuJI capacity with moisture
Hh-rli-ieily is shown iu tile phcnoineni;
Jl* Ihuiiilei-h'.orms, in the slight, electi-dlr-a
Hon in the air during clear weather and
in the'aurora
, During tho auroral display it has been
possible, owing 10 the abundance ot electricity in the air. to uoi-k telegraph lines
mil tiaiismit messages lor long distanees
without the alii oi a battery The-must
plausible theory 01' the aurora is th;;t of
Franklin, thai it is caused Jjy eleclrie clis-
"harges in the upper nil', resulting Irom
UiCfci-i-bg electrical conditions of thecold
air of .'tin; polar 1 em,ins and tho warmer
streams of air and vapor raised from Lhe
icean 'by ova] oration m tropical regions
It is ge'-.ciaily understood that the clear
ur above tlie earth i.-> positively eleotn!!ci!
���md' that the air at the oni-l h's surface if
uogatlvul.*, electrified and its volume meas
���n-eil by Its puteiiLlal lioiu u point above'
.liu.i'.'11'tb to that at. the surtaee. while llu
tip between the uppei and lower layer.*
-orves to keep t heoppuMtcchdi-gcsseparate
It is .usually I'ntind that in-'cloudy' 01
.-ainy went net lhe eharge is ol 11 negatiu
���hanictci and witli clearing weather li
jhanges to pn-iiivu. any detinue change lithe cleel Heal conditions iudicaLing tr
.-liange ol weather conditions
Atmosphei ie conditions must necessa ���
rily play a very essential (jart 111 the elcr
rncal potential This being so uiuvrtaii.
.md weather condit.iuns so changeable. 11
may never lie possible to obtain a constant
lor any given elevation, but it is pos��if>h
to so govern the current drawn from tin
jlouds or a clear sky by passing it to c.-ii-tl.
through lightning arresters or possibly re
���iistance coils that by the lime it reaches
the desired point its potential would be so
i-edtved as to allow its charge to be utiii/.eil
in charging'storage batteries
Now, it may bo said that under the
most adverse conditions tho current would
be found too weak to bo of value, but 1
��� believe that even under such condition*
there would bo suflicient electricity gath
ered to continue- in force that previously
stored without failure or loss of power
provided the capacity of storing is sufficient to meet thc wants of an emorgencv
ot this character
This'would provide against the unstable
atmospheric element, and, the periods and
conditions under which its greatest vol
uiiwj exists being known, extra precaution
and provision niust bo made for storing for
f 11 turd use.
It is contended by some that the ocean
affords the best facilities for gathering and
'storing this valnablo power. -I contend
that, although tho ocean may be the better x-iinductor, it would bo more difficult
w/  o ���.�����_�� * %s
is always an easy matter, to 'carry a current to moist toil and there do the storing
Besides, there ureiii addition to be gathered
the cai-tli current-sand that artificially gen-
crated by the tl-ousinds of dynamos, etc.,
which is ol itself today a vast power and
is hardly utilized btiore the power is lost.
There is nothing to prove that a current
when once set iu,motion cannot Decontrolled and made u pcrm&nent power It*
force, it stored, may bo used over and over
again it a proper conductor is provided|
niter it has performed its work to carry it)
, to a reservoir or storage plant for future) 1
use.
Have you  ever thought of   tho great
volume of electricity  which  our atmos
phero   contains?   We  inhale  with   overy
breath  u sullicient quantity to strengthen
and  invigoi-ate us    lt is one of  tbe mest,
important   elements.    There   is   an  ebb
.. ind. flood w-avo to our atmosphere which
is similar  in   its   action to  the  tides of
the; ocean.    Its  maximum   pressure oe
curs   at   certain   hours of  the   day and
night and its minimum at opposite hours
When the  pressure U at its minimum the
electrical force of our  bodies is least, anal
at such  times we are greatly  enervated |
and weakened, and at periods of excessive
luinn.lity similar effects in our  physical
condition 'may. bo observed..   .'When..the ut-
mosphero is, thoroughly saturated,1 it is a
more, perfect  conductor, and  tho current
readily leaves us for that offering the least
resistance.    All  these forces tend to show
.ind   prove  that, there is an electrical  dis
charge from i��io substance to another, and
fully demonstrates that it needs but the
oest conductor to gather aiul 11   proper ra
cept.-.cle to  store the  electric fluid   whicij
constantly surrounds us
Several experimenters, are already em
ployed in devising a plan for gathering
and storing atmospheric electricity, and I
am, confident from tho progress already
attained in this lino that it will not bo
many years before atmospheric electricity
can be properly stored and utilized, taking
the place of nil lighting, heating and motor power employed at the present day
The possibilities mill uses to which thii
power may bo applied are innumerable I
ox pec t to seo it used in every house in as
,'mpio n manner as gas or water, so that
,t shall be within the reach of the pour as
well as the wealthy
The earth and atmosphere were given to
men. mice and bugs for useful purposes;
the earth has responded to many of their
w.in ts. and now, as scionc:1 progresses and
we are becoming more enlightened, the
possibilities of atmospheric t|tialities and
iiuuntities are open for experiment.���R
ii   Dunn in North American Review '
Jtseii slept in one1 berth. One day a tail.
fcinjiy aa;i engaged a, berth from Puilniau
��tU1 "���!"��" "H"t'ea mnl tJ3e cnecK anu salt'.,
I shad sell the other check to that berth
to another man. of course." The lanky
man wound himself up to his full hei-he
then unwound himself again. ������Voum''
man, " ho said, "tho person who can gu7
into one of your berths when 1 am wound
up in it js welcome to the occommoda
tion. Ihis man was Abraham Lincoln
-iNew York Tribune.
Outdoor Exercise.
Muldoon, the trainer and athlete, ad
rises the same physical exercise for women
as for men. "Outdoor exercise," he says
"will presorve their beauty, bring health
and improve the temper." He suggests
yood, long, brisk walks, work with thc
dumbbells, jumping rope and playing bail
Of course all these exercises must be taken
in, proper��� costume, which should consist
uf loose fitting garments that will not in
tcricre with any part oi the body and wU.'
��IJow iwe cation uf.fiii *���"��<? museim
OB
Bargains for SatyrdayJ and
Following Week
Now's your chance
half price
to get Rubbers  when you need them at
$1.00   Pair for 50c,
L  ^
150 Pair Mens1  Rubbers, sizes from 9 to 11.
NOTICE.
125 Pair     Ladies' Rubbers, sives
storm.     Kcgmar C5c.  and 85c,
This week 50c. onlv
and 4     only,   low cut and
NOTICE is hereby given that I. the
undersigned, will apply at the next
regnlur- sitting of the Licensing
Board . on December 15th for the
transfer of thc retail liquor license
held by me for the Wheatsheaf hotel, located in Cedar District,
ICuocb   Sage,, of Nanaimo.
Misses'
lined,  '
and  Chiidrens'   Rub her    Hoots,  bright
to  13 at SPECIAL  REDUCTION'S.
finish and  fleece
to
^c also received hy Express   a .splendid line     of Ladies' and Ch.i-
dieiis' Coals in hi lest styles.
Prices $5.75 to $12.50
Ladies'  and Misses Skirls,  great variety of styles     and  mater-
mis, also go at SPECIAL   REDUCTION.
i   JAMES 'YATES,
Cedar  District,  Nov.  7th, 1905.
Ladies' Suils in Cicv,  Uv<> oni\
.    Regular 13.50,
This Week $4.95
fPATENTS
f ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY
l N'otice in "Inventive Age"
^ Boblt "How to obtaiu Pateats" ���   ��� ��� a ^ga,
Charges morlerate. No fee till patent is secureii.
tetters strictly confiJentjiil.   Address,
,." H. C. SIGCEBS. Patent Law>er, Washington, D, C
DESIGNS
TRADE-MAKKS
AND copyright;.
OBTAINED
FREi
Two  black suits in  Ladies; cloili wilh  vest eliect,
$14 for $5.75
NOTICE  ,
Prom      this  date the  undersigned
���vill  not  be  responsible for any in
lebtedness     incurred except on      a
yritten order signed by the secretary
"iowland Machin.   /
V.  I.  EXPLORATION.& DEVEL
OPMENT CO., LTD.
-Von Personal Liability.
Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1909.
BOOTS and SHOES
AT RIGHT PRICES
Repaying and Making to
Order a Specialty
THOriAS   MCEWAIN
1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B.
COUPONS  GIVEN  AWAY      W-iTH "EVERY   PURCHASE.  THIS
WILL   GIVE  YOU   A   CIJANCE TO GET SILVERWARE       A.ND
JEWELRY   FOR   CHRISTMAS PRESENTS  FREE OF CHARGE
B- STWeinr^bic^
     H     HIGH STREET,
. LADYSMITH, B.   C.
Any
CHURCH NOTICES
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.
Morning Service���11 a.m.
Evening   sen ice��� 7.30   p.m.
Evening   Service���7   p.m.
Bible study class, Wednesday evening at  7.30. *
���mi iiimit mmiHi0>m*m*!ll*imm��m*mmmm*m
{Chamberlain'
&
CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
Morning Service���11 a.m.
Children's   Sunday School���2.30.
Evening service and sermon���7 p.m.
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METHODIST CHURCH.
Kind
of
Job
AND
Its    Great   Resources
No part of British Columbia today offers ,so many advantages to the
investor as docs VANCOUVER  ISLAND.
Its vast and varied natural wealth has never been as yet thoroughly
appreciated by reason of the fact
before the public.
COAL
TIMBER
FISH
Rev. W. C. Schlichtcr, pastor.
Morning Service���11 a. m.
Evening Service���7 p.rii?
AM:
Cough Remedy
The Children's Favorite
���CURES���
-Ooug-hs, Colcls, Croup and.
Whooping Cough.
This remedy is famotn for i ts curei orer
alurye part, oi t.he civilized world. It con
ntwiijs bo depended upon. It contains 110
opium or olhcrMiiirmful drujr und mny be
eirun us confidently to n liaby ns to nn adult
Prico 25 cts; Larg-e Sizo, 50 cts.
sunsnm
���ur
that it basnevei  been promiently laid
GAME
GOLD
SILVER
IRON
COPPER
Ij
Done, Promptly an d|
WELL
Its Vast Agricultural Resources
Its land, when properly cleared,    will grow almost any product of the
soil  known   to  man, >    ������    .
WHEAT
OATS
RYE
VEGETABLES
OF
ALL   KINDS
APPLES.
PRUNES
At
LEDGER
Office
PEARS
A  WONDERFUL SOIL FOR  SMALL      FRUITS    AND      BERRIES.
Thc Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt  a Iilxeral   land   policy,   and
thb     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them will he disposed of on reason-
file  terms  to actual settlers
Government lands can  be secured    and      money can he made by  those
who d-ssire  anew  home in  a country   possessing the
BEST CLIMATE
In the World
Everyhhing
C omforhable
when you
rehire.
McCIary-&
London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. Jonn, N.B.
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THE DATLY LEDGER, Ladysmi th, will   supply   any   information   oh-
tainable  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, colliers come in   each year.
LADYSMITH
1st     Avenue
Public  Notice
Attention is called to the   fact that the
Ogilvie   Flour mils' Co ,   Limited
makers  of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     have for some time'
past been producing flour in a   vastly   improved and  purified  form
by the aid of ELECTRICITY
and  having secured control of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising  the  public  that any  unauthorized users of the electrical    flour purifying processes  will be prosecuted.
IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE LINE FROM VICTORIA TO
VANCOUVER, and will continue to grow ip 'mportance as thc Island is
developed.
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.purified by the    elcntrio prace33 .���������f\:  TH9   DAILY   LEDGER  ^ M  LOCAL ITEMS  Have j our Xmas Photos taken NOW-  Studio open until next Monday.the  26th-  FRTCKE & SCHFNCK  Games at Knight's Book Store.  Mr. Mutt, of the Ladysmith Lum-  ner Company, returned tin's morning  from a trip  up the line.  v Mrs. J. Black of Nanaimo arrived  In Lad} smith this morning flu a visit .to i'rs.  R- Smith.  Sir.  Jesse     Evans was  among the'  passengers  to the Coal  City at noon.  'Mrs.  McMillan  and Miss McMillan  went ii], io Nanaimo at not m today.  rr:������" " ***'*' ���������  of  November,   A.D.,   1905.  GEO.  WILLIAMS,  ANTHONY   J. WASKETT.  NOTICE  LOOK OUT FOR  Rev.  Scbiichter went up  t.  rao at r. ion.  Nanai  Mrf V. .lone , the genial salesman  m ,Blair r & Adam's store, is buck  agam at we-rk afler sevcial days absence on account of a bad attack of  Influenza.  Last'   evening Mr.  J.   Barclay, and  Miss   Batviay gave    a party in honor  of Miss Stand, who has been  visiting  tbem and    who   returned  to Cumber  laud,   her home,  today.  Toy Eook at Knight's Book Store.  Mr. a: d ?"m.     A.  Kerr. Sr., were I  passeng t~, to     Nanaimo ou the ncym  .train.  ..'KM  t  30HCHK     -  25 CASES RIGHT FROM  The Ladysmith Hardware Co.. Ltd, j  The BEST Assortment o  TOYS [Ever Shown in Lady.  mith-We Have EVERYTHING  You Can Think of-And at  Prices That Will Astonish Yqu  Gome Rtght in and See Them  and Bring Your Children  ���������aaBBS&S'rJ^  'A' mu iber of     footballers were out  Jiractici-ig this morning. ,  Harrup & TTnyden are repairing  rfcheir hr;at houses, arnl a pile driver  18 - at   work putting in new piles.  ���������Mr. .1* chert  Allan,  of  Crof'on,  arrived in   town this morning on a vis-  It to Mr.  T.  Conway.  ���������  Mr. I'ishoi).  representing      R.     P.  Rithett of Vicloiia, i': in town today  ���������;.  Mr. L.  JMansciii, of Nanaimo, is vis-   ,j  Jting this city  todav. K  /  -. | ������   I  IX social  dance  is to   be   held      at | **   j  Extension this evening and a ni:mJ-cT "'  *   j  of Ladysniith people will attend it.    i  It is definitely announced this afternoon that work will be. resumed  in the mines on Friday morning-.  1 The two bridges on the short line  ���������were completed this morning and,thc  gang th it has been wc irking on them  -will ret-irn to Victoria.  Daily Post-2 i*teil>n������r, t21* 20 Fa"<(   #  Phbushes    the    fullest    lelegraj,_io  ?C f   r.e-st.  from all  parts of the  world.  J *w All ''������t* state and local news.    Daily  and Sunday edition, 75o per month.  Sun;!ay P-jsMn'cSSIiiwiccr. 40 to 5*3 Pales  The largest and ino3t complete BVDT������  r n day paper north cf San Fraadaoo.  %   f   SpedBl   depf.rtmen.t3   of   Utexattwaj,"  *"   of fashlou, of women'* newt     ftan-  .day'edition, $2.00 per year.  Twice a V,'r/-K f'csMnfelH&tncer  A. 11 *bf* n*j'.v*i cf tbe -week In oonetaa,  detailed lorn*. THE TWICE X  Wr.'lK EDITION IS THE BEST  TWiCE A WEEK FAPEB, PTJB-  LlfSilEI) ON THE FACI7I0 OOAST.  Writs for sample copy and be oosv.  vinced. Subscription prloa, f 1*00  per  year,  j  Lille's Great  Papers  SWA XI  vxk. a mu  )>  SI  ?*';">Si-  I  azsa  Sain li; Copies Frcf.  "  Write fcnr 6ne  V*:  411 Postmasters WM Take SuiAulptllM  PCST-������KTtuiecPwaB������ co.v mw$v^J������mh  s. P. WESTON. Business Vanasj**.  Sm'olcc Little 1*. Cigais.  itc^^%-������i^*������������vk-*:^������i^v^ y^yy-. **vv-*c-*.. v^v^^y-re**-.***^^  Can  and    inspect my Xmas  Cards,   sai(1   lhat -|icr  husband   on  hi*  pros'-  ��������� . . . ..  i -  the    best  in  ! Kcok Stoic  Ladysmith.     Knight's  ,    O.^r 800   pair  ol  Mitts,   Woolen  "AFiist     Avenue     Jap sloiekeeper j(;i0ves and  Hose to  select  from  at  lost a couple of boxes,of oranges last i ^;mon Leiser & Co.'s, Ltd.  night.     While     he and another store f : ��������� ~o ������������������  keeper who lives near were caning  down iuiprc-cat on.-, Vi;>on the heads of  the thenes. the small boys were  rwatchii g Ihc-ni irom behind ahuiidingi  nearby,  enjoying thc stolen funt.  THE  VANCOUVER  POISONING    CASE  ( Continued from Page One.)  pecting trips did not cany i oiscii  that she was aware of. There had  been no altercation between herself  and her husband. During the summer  he had been in the north, at ; Pott  Simpson, at Port Essiugton and  along the Skeena. There ha'l uct  been any letters exchanged. It was  hard  to get'mail  in and  < ut  u  ���������o���������  .^w-.-.-E is hereby given that an application will be  made to the Legislative Assembly i of the Province of  British Columbia, at its next session  for an    Act  to incorporate ,a Com-  nany  with  power to  acquire,    purchase, construct and operate  the unr  dertakings   of    tbe Vancouver      and  Coast-Kootenay     Railway Company;  the Alberni     and Cowichan Railway  Company; tbe Kamloops & Atlin Rail  way Company; and the Midway    and  Vernon Railway  Company; and to acquire all the rights, powers and pri-  viliges o! thc said Companies;      and  with   power  to exercise all  the powers  contained  in  thc Acts  ol Incorporation ol the said Companies; and  with power to acquire, purchase, construct  and   operate the undertaking  of any   other Railway  Company     or  Companies;  and with power to   subscribe    for and purchase  the stock,  bonds, debentures or other securities  of any Railway     Company;   and     to  exchange the stock or other bonds,  debentures  or other securities of tlw  conipany   to be incorporated lor   the  shares,  stock, debentures, bonds     or  othez   securities  of  any  other    Railway    Company;  and  with power to  increase the capital ol the Company  B! to be incorporated;   and  with  power:  | to issue shares as fully paid up; and  I to borrow  money  on the  Company's  assets by  any form  of security;  and  with    power to promote any  Rail-,  way Company or Companies,' or    to  amalgamate "with  any Company     or  Companies;  and with all thc     other  and necessaiy powers conducive to the!  ;carrying out of the Company's undertaking.  was locked." The door from the bed- '   Dnted at Vict������r-a. B. C, this 22nd  room to the hall could  not be open-,*5'1? ������\^*^"^5:Tl905'  ed   without  making, a creaking soLl. HOBKRTSON &  ROBERTSON;  She was a light sleeper. | Solicitors Jor^ tlie. Applicants.  'The  inquiry , was  adjourned   till    "it ��������� -  -   ', ,''  p.m., when Mrs. Jones, who is Mrs. 'NOTICE is hereby given that an ap-  Jac'. son's v mother, ', and the doctors I plication-will^ be niadc to the Leg-  who have mjade analyses in connec- islative Assembly of the Province of-'  tion with the case, of the contents" British Columbia at its next. ses-  ol Mr. Jackson's stomach and the sion for an Act to revive,- ratify and  beer and the salts that .remained will confirm the Cowichan-Alberni and  be examined. . Port Rupert Railway  Company Act,   ���������*������ ������������������-������ v    [and extending the time for commenc-  A     MERCHANT'S;     INFALLIBLE ing construction of the said railway,  BAROMETER. and    of    expending    ten  per     cent.1  T.       ���������     .    '.;.,,   ,        ' ...     .        of  the  Comtpainy's  capital -thereon,  It was a beautiful, day,  without   a ���������  "     ���������" '  single cloud in tlie sky. The man who and,to ei������P0Wer the Company to ex-  was buying some food in a dclicates- ^Q lts railway from any point on  sen store remarked on tlie weather, lls 1,n^ to the Ciiy of Victoria,' <������r  lates the Chicago -Inter-Ocean. f0   an-**- P������lnt  on Esquimalt  Harbor;  -Yes,  it's hue, but it's going    to   or   m  the  alternative to incorporate  rain," replied the dealer. ,a   "oiiipany to'build the line of rail  "Impossil.le,"  said  the customer.   lCv"ay scfc out in thc   Act'of Inc0rpor-  "l'll bet you a fiver," said the dca ' ^'^  of the' said Company,  with the  lee-, "that it rains before tbe day is   exi-csJon hcreintcfore incntioned, and  ���������  >-      -.������,.,.   with  all'.the powers  contained in the  We haye a few Ladies' Wrappers  left which we are selling out at  -$1.25-  *&'������;���������':���������":���������'���������������>*���������".  Walter* &  Akenhead  Your chbicfe of a Good Wrapper in  Flannelette;?Priiit or Sateen, Assorted  ���������> ���������     '  Colors,     x      ��������� *     "  j LEISER &C0 Ltd.  8T "LADYSMITH  si;G. Eraser  ������������������?f.-5"l':'  |-;MercliantTaii^  _-~-":^lf-^r*:?A."'**V"^^' -^-v^"C^*"*"^?���������^*^',i'^^���������S*^>.-"��������� riJ*"/":-;;^"I'l^V"'-"'"1?--~--:V--'"JM"^":"-"^-l:i>"/!r"1^'":->*I"-5"--::=^" '.&%������������������$ '4aJ f  r*j,>i!f^?.  ;^'i>'#3W&?:rj&sl;&  , your  over, although 1 hate to  take  money." Tiated at Victoria,  B.C.,  22nd  No  The  money was put up, and the cus  tomer  went away chuckling.  Before  night  the rain   was   falling  Model Railway Bill  Dated at "V  "vr-mber,   1005  in torrents. The man who lest the  bet stoWH.il at the delictcssen store  to sec the winner.  ROBERTSON &   ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for   the   Applicants  THE RIGHT TIME TO CHOOSE  YOUR XMAS GIFTS  is now(> when you 'can examine at your leisure the feast of Beauty  that we have provided for   those who  wish to choose  JEWELS  ^HICH'^DESlOtfS Itf-JEWELRY. Our stock in ALL its branches in WELL ASSORTE3D   and .Up-To-Date.  WATCHES',  CHAINS,-LOCKETS,  BROOCHES  ��������� BRACELh.lS  NECKLETS,   RINGS, ;SCAR F-PINS,  LINKS,  TOILET  bfc/lbo!  AH,styles. >''  ''   ' '  Kindly give us a ^all and Convince Yourself  >     :-  ' ;   ; k|y Article!������elected NOW Will be Laid aside for you  B.FORC!IViriER  -���������:-���������-.-- -     j,-.    .���������������'...  WATCHMAKEtV,   .1   wBLBR, OPTICIAN  First Ave >uet   X   X   X      Ladysmith,   B. C  Buy your   Rubbers 'and,; Woolen  Underwear'at Simon Leiser &  Co.'s Ltd  * One.) -       L    d  to get,nau  inaiid ^ ���������\^^^knov, it was   going  * acted       so ! part o^1-,-1'"11-^^^,^^/^ I lo Vain?"  hc 'demanded  of  the store  d  not lUlhei   a   cousin of hcis. Mr.   Lxell  was   no   i chucklwl.  the    muscles of' her arm  StdUlT  that sho could uot, IIIU.C1  a   co������*,������ o. ������- ��������� j-^r ^ ]MeI d���������lcklc(l  ^Jr*X'������������*z^ ^^- mi"s'rto is������te,"."-^i '"s������ * - *st'" "e aste''  as  airat t���������, U���������.������.   For ������������������ s���������c   ���������������>���������. o��������� ���������c���������al, o, U,c cr0���������������,  sk������S,at <���������.>o������������.to a ^ In ���������*. ������r������  V CI.������������������?-*.���������       v*.'        ���������   + ;ii       o.he  \nt\   Hml   she never saw strychnine in  ..;'.        ��������� .     'membered    nothing^moie ^^ >    e ^Lf to Lr  knowledge.      She-  Mr.  A.. Hailstones  was  in Nanaimo  heart her 1M*llC" "   " ;llluouldTOuld not know it, in fact, if      she  las.!;  evenin-  interviewing  the loaders    hallway crying o��������� * it     ������r    jackson.\s   financial  .��������� - . .    .       ,   '     ���������   , .. ^, - 1,11   -.nr.    *-������n  ���������I Is  matter.   She heard   her mo'thcr. did   see  it.  'Fisher.''   Mr.   Exeil  had     al      -  ��������� -  'For God'?  of the ira.sketl.*ail  club   <;i. :' 't..place  and endcaA oring to  avran^o-a   match   c:.  between  'them .-'and   th.  I *al   (earn.- rc-  BaskefexU, however,  se-ms to be al-   .he  together out of it this year in Na-na-  h:ard   Mis.    Jones c >   ^^ ^^  imp, ami the minds  of the  sports   of    sake Har Js     ������,     . I ���������      ^ ^  the neighboring town are  Ux.ed       on   (Mr* }l^v>,L* lhen  contit,^w  wrestling.    The. interest being taken ,-witncs,       w ^  in fjie coming contest for the Hurst   agai.no    Dr   ^1>   ^ ������ o ^  ^ry carried  bar 10 a-cbiiir.   Mr-  J^--  'son    who  had   fallen,   g"i.   -H>        ='���������'"'  said  something l>ut  witness  cou ���������'. no|  The customier saw the ice  box.   It  Was sweating big drops of water.  ."That chest," said the stotrtlc-iepcr.  "is  my- barometer.       When  ��������������� ti-  ���������-���������*-:  in     thea;iir it begins  to w-wp-,  rain vis -immiijient it sluuis  ,   ������������������,     ������- altaii-s. she regretted  to say, were in  rain  ,CI��������� toworl, Mis^ones^.ra^r poor shape^There  were some   v^ii U. ,t  dha(,  breakfast  earhei.       She .^^^^^   on      Kl3 J04 two. years, and it never  p������p,e-  life or"?l,(M)0. There was a door from sied. falsely." ��������� ,    _  tJ,o ���������.���������������������������,��������� to *' ���������^..������'''!^^J:.^ttoMSlL.*^'  Smole  15.  Cigars.  Smoi c Big 15.  Cigars.  I have n.iw got n  of Bt.und Hunts.  Store.  IflOO   lTnrirs   mivv   ready  Book 1'fore  say what it was. The glass shown.at  the previous sessions of the. enquiry  and identified by Mr. Fisher as one  hi-biis)ht from the room to-witness  and Mr. .Jackson was not the one  Air. .lackson had used. lie. used a !  K'n-ighf's    larger   one   without,  a handle.  To   five foreman  of  the "ury.  v.i'ne-w  '.nod  assorttnent  Knight's   Hook  PAINTING   AND   VAPERHANGING  Neat!/ and Artistically Done  S. ROEDOING  Orders  Promptly   ExecuU-d  ITH  A. HOWE, QfCHEMAINUS.has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FL'H. LINE OF FIRST CLASS MtAlS  pork and Sausage a fpecialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  Phone 20  .!_���������������/-- y  tic  knowledge comes' high.  I THE MAT-  |    At    the'   .Olympic  Club last "night  ''in     Nanaimo,      the   long-loolvcd   Wt  , match between  Tom Calderhcad, the  I Commercial Street ^Wonder, and JacK  ' Freethy, pride of the Crescent,      resulted in Freethy being defeated   m  half  an hour's  time.    By  the  terms  of     the agreement  be was   to   throw  Calderhcad   three  times   in   an   horn-,  but  at the end of  thirty  minutes he  had   failed  to score a fall,   while four  were  scored  against him.    After  the  first  fa',  holli  men   showed   signs of  overtraining, for they  were both trying  to catch  their  breath but   could  liI10t  do so.    After  twenty-three minutes running around  the mat Calderhcad  threw his  man   twice,  who   at  once  gave  up the contest. '  On First Avenue, just above the VVes-l  tern  Hotel.  JAPANESE1   EMBROIDERED  GOODS ���������  of all Minds, including. Handkerchiefs,  Table-spreads,  etc.  COMPLETE  TEA   SETS,  VASES,  PICTURE     FRAMES and other  Fancy.-.Japanese Goods.  ; Especially   Adapted    For  Christmas Gifts  Stoves  Stoves  We are ^making therri oi the Newest    Pattern and Lates-  j Styles./  WE DO AM. KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reaaona,   hie  SEE OUR   NEW ST6VES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S .WINDOWS.  ���������'?  I and at LsdysmithJHardwareXciripsny  LADYSrilTH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  Nakashimo & Co.  IFOR Rent���������One of the best stores on  First  Avenue.  $1,000���������.Will secure a double corner  lot with two good houses. Best location  in  town.  $12'.���������Cash, and $"'l(IO"'"mortigag������}>rwill  secure a lirst-class' residence offSec-  oml   Avenue  NOTICE  NOTICE  Sfdl���������Pcr acre for live acre blocks one  mile from  the city.  OF DISSOLUTION OF  PARTNERSHIP  IS HEREBY , GIVEN  that thc partnership heretofore ex- .  isting between- us, the undersigned  George Williams and Anthony -J.  Waskett, carrying on tfce business o  teamsters- under the firm name and  style of the Ladysmith Trans er  Company, has this day been'dissolved bv mutual consent. The said  George Williams retiring from the  said partnership, and that the said  ' Anthony 'J.. Waskett will continue-on  the same business. All debts owing or accruing due to the partnership are to be paid to the sa.< An-  thonv J. Waskett, 'and all clam*  against the said partnership will be  paid by the said      Anthony  J. Was-  Dated at Ladysmith this  15th day  $12���������Per 'month will rent three good  rooms ii. tne Brick Block., water  and  sowar connections.  $37,") will secure a fine residence.in tho  best  locality;   only  -S2-1-'   more     to  pay at $12 per month. Water   and  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     <i>       Notary Public  Phone, S.  P.  O. BOX 77268  SyNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING RBOUT-ATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may  be purchased at $10 per acre for boft coal   and  $20  for anthracite.  Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company.   Royalty at tbe  rate    ������f ten - cents per. ton of a.OOO  pounds    shall     be collected on the  grogs/giijtput* j,v, . ���������  * Quartz���������-A' free 'miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A      free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x  1,500 feet.   The lee for recording a claim in $5.00  'At least $100 must be expended on  the'claini each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may? upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  The .patent provides for the payment'of. -a royalty of 2^ per cent on  the sales.- ���������; , .  f PLACER mining claims generally  are KlO feet square; entry fee $5, re-  iii'wahle yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases  to dredge for  gold  of  five miles  each lor;-arterm of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of the Minister of the Interior. ". ��������� ^   ���������  The lessee shall have a dredge    In  'operation within on������ ae&soa fjtomthe  date of the lease for each five miles.  Rental; $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2i per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  v\  ��������� W. W. CORY,  Deputy of  the Minister  of  the In-  >ricr.  Dr,R.B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  all work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  Gust Bary won the  Kitchen Queen Cabinet Ticket 195*  Peterson's Furniture Store.  A  i  HAY, GRAIN and  .f  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the lowest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on'fckt  Etplanft'd*,.  James        Warncck  J*-:.-

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