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Array ���������<:.^<.--r7;SC.  *���������**  '*;'--  ���������o  '���������a  V 1C1V.  %  <->  #<?  The Ladysmith Daily Led  WEDNESDAY,     DEC. 2.T. 1005  ���������#L,.������  gM*a*������fgSBE-g������S&^-15^-*' '������������������*/&?&:'."  PRICE FIVE    CEISST  COUNCIL APPOINTS  RETURNING OFFICER  For the Civic Elections. Mr, J.  Stewart to Be Asked to  Accept That Office  First Avenoe Sidewalk to Be Re-  paired^Gomplaint Froiii Fifth  Avenue Received  Nothing or great   interest  was d. wo occur.   It     wan  generally  ccns.<ler������l  that the Water������oris Company would  1YEE C8PPER  GOWP&NY HAS  HUD 1 GOOD MR  at  the Council  meeting  last dcium*.  Alder man  Nicholson   was  in tho chair  and  the     others psescnt were A'tdcr-  men l'.la'n, Bcvier-Afe*-, Bryden and lx  lone-  The C. P. R. wrote thc Council enclosing a ������opy or the notice which lias  been appearing in the newspapers for  some days regarding the inlcwton * f  th������ E. & N KaJi'way Company to  apply at the next session of the- Dominion Government for an act es-  ex'teiidn.g the time for commencing  and comi'ieti'iig ������n extrnlion of its  main hue to Coinox, etc Theno-  ticc appears on page four. Tlie letter was received and the deik was  instructed   to acknowledge   it.  A. McLean, lYputy Attorncy-GoiM-  al, wrote inf .lining the council that  the city would be required to ��������� ay  fifty cents pci day fertile tiiiuintjpiafii'e  of prisoners incarcerated in the provincial jail t i' violation of the city  by-iaws.  Received and filed.  A.  J.  Waskett sent a check for $9  in   payment  of royalty ora  the  sand  taKen by hi.n from  the sand-pit.  Mr.   J-   Manghim.  of Firth Avenue,,  wrote calling the attention of      the  counci'to   the state  of fifth Avenue.  Mr.  Mangini     satfd   that a sjAot between Buller and Symonds street, after a rain a pool was made deep enough to drown a child.   Unless      the  street  was repaired  lie  feared   some  bad accident would result.    Aid.  Rev.  cridge moved that the communication  be referred  to the  street  committee  for action.    Aid.  Bryden,  foreman of  be responsible if any accident occured  cm account of    the ditches.  Fire Chief Smith's report of the  destruction cf A. Baiojs hupse by lire  was rcCLivcd and filed. 'The chief also  .wrote ro^i.-esun-g the council toihave  th., curuer of Fifth Avenue, and High  fctuct cie.uoJ of rocks and stumps,  staling that in'its present, condition  it v\u..-> almost impossible to get' the  I osc reii round, without damaging it  Tlie rcjuest will be granted.  A letter was received irom Mr. .O.  J. South, superintendent c&lhe Children's Aid Society, Vancouwr, and  stated that one dollar per week was  due the Society from the, Ladysmith  Council, for the mftintciHuie- oi each  Pichttto child until-they,were adopt--  td. Rccehed. and filed. .  , A letter was read from Fairaii Uro-  there. asking thc council to transfer  the wholesale lice'nsoheid at. the time  of writing by J. Uaiagno to Mrs. Bar  lagno, licensee's wife. The clerk imported that the .commissioners had  taken steps in this matter, "and- llie  letter was ojjdered filed/- l "  /  Aid. Bryden, chairman of the street  cpnimi'ttee, ^reported that' he- and, the  road foreman had examined tlie 1st  Avenue sidewalk and considered jit  needed thorough repairing.  Aid.-   .Beveridge' moved*  that "the  road .foreman, procure suffie'ent lumber  to    cover  the  present   sidewalk  from the Now  Western hotel  to the j  Columbia.; He thought) this>would be  , the best way of effecting the repairs.  the street committee, asked the road J^Id.   Bryden, did not   think   it'neces-  lonemani     who was present if lie had'sary to have the grade altered.   .Aid.  any idea as to what the cost of    re-luiaii-  thought a raiil  should be    put  pairing   the street w*wld *Vic. Mr. Cal- along the sidewalk.   He said that on  lendai     said   the   roud  between   the a dark   night   one  might   easily  fall ���������  two streets niintioned was in a very  off and  be badly hurt,  bad state,  and it  would cost a good  deal1 of money to properly  repair it.  It c0uld notice properly drained vvilh-  put  a large expenditure.    Mr.  Stewart said that Mr.   Bland,  superintendent of the waterworks,  had offered  to allow the council to drain the Water  from the place in question      into  the ditches dug  for t|ie  water  pipes.  To do this would cost only about $10  or $15. The road ferrcman agreed that  if this cfculd be done the cost would  hc  small,  and it would do away  for  the  present  with   any danger     that  might exist.   The  next  council  could  then repair and drain- tho street; properly.   Aid.  Beveridgc's  morfion  that  1 the matter lie referred to the street  committee was carried.  Aid. Blair- said the ditches dug in  sCfme parts of the town by the Waterworks Company were very dangerous. One, on a dark night, .might easily fan into them and be seri?������.isly injured. Re hoped the company and  not tho council would be responsible  lor damages should such an accident  TYEE COPPER COMPANY,  LTD.  In  the Cowichan Leader  of Saturday  last appears some mining news  of the Mount Sicker district that is  of interest to some of our Ladysmith  readers,  as" quite, a number  of people  livim*  here have interests  in      that  ��������� t-  section.    The report says  in  part:  The Tyco Conipany has had another  very  successful year.  Nearly ,30,-  000  tons of ore have been shipped to  the Tyee Company's smelter at Ladysmith,   and  have  produced  considerably over three million pounds of copper,  one hundred thousand  ounces  of  silver and six thousand ounces      of  gold.    The  large reserve  funfl     has  been greatly  added lo and  thc Tyee  Company "is   in an exceedingly   strong  position,  with  large reserves  of ore  standing in the mine and a handsome-  credit balance    at the bank.    Heavy  development works have been carried  on continuously  dm ing  the year. The  main shaft has  been carried  down tc  a depth  of  1 ',050 feet from   thc actual surface of ihe ground, which makes  it by) far the deepest shaft on  Vancou  ver    Island,  and     cross-cutting    and  drifting will soon be commenced frorr  this  deep  level.  A great deal oi development wor'  has a'so been done, on the X L.  claim, which is a portion of 'the  Tyee Company's property.0 A two  compartment shaft has been sunk to  a depth of 350 feet. At the 150 foot  level a drift was carried east for  1,000., feet and good lode matter am'  some copper ore was encountered  Drifts east are now being run simul  taneously from ��������� the two lower levels  sotas to K thoroughly explore the  ground where the good indications  have been met with in the lower levels. .  In   speaking  of  the  Vancouver Island  Mining  and  Development  Company,   the  Leader says:    During . thc  present  year  this company  has don  a great deal .of development  work on  Mount  S'cker,   At the Westholme the  shaft" was carried to a depth  of 500  feet,   and   1,200J feet, of.cross-cutting  was done at  this level.   This makes  2,700   feet'of development  work that,  has-bciii. /done on this claim alone  Some,, work      was'iilso done  on       a  proniis.ii; .surface showing on       the  Estcllc' claim., On Ml.  Sicker alone,  tho   Vancouver   island   Mining     and  Development Company  are the owners      of 35  mineral claims,   31      of  which   have' been crown-granted,  and  besides,this Uiey, own a large area of  mineral     lands,   approximating altogether  to nearly  three square miles.  Besides     their Mount Sicker holdings,      the Vancouver  Island   M'.iiing  and   Development  Company   have  acquired  large    interests in the WoUsi-  lah district and energetic exploratory  work will  be started at once.   -o   tl  ipn  fiRtlT wi  mam is  idwihid is  run of Fin  **3SQL  t*muaSE&2xs^~*~rzyrT.  Hillu.^i.~tJ������mWiYt^'-  A NtrFORElGN is  r-.'*->������jw*s*a1---.  - _-���������'-. ---  ������������������������������������ ���������         ���������-      ���������'��������� - ���������*  * "���������*      .-  MOVEMENT SPRE A  jl*^ '^j  Tho residents of Ladysmilh will  hear with deep regret the news of  the death in. Vancouver Ihismorning  of Mr. E. Muggard/ "until "six mon ���������  ago principal of the local school.-;.  It was reported in. The Ledger yesterday that Mr.  Hug-gard was      the  victim of a serious  accident on Saturday last, and one of his Ladysmith  friends,; Mr.  Rogers,  was  wiral for  and  left for Vancouver  on Saturday  night.   Mr.  Rogers returned on     the  Transfer   this  morning,   bringing  the'  news that lhe injured man was much  better���������.'a fact, out of danger.        An  hour  or two after he arrived hcu'hc  received     the news that  his    frisnJ  had  passed  away.  Mr.   Huggard,  after   leaving  Ladysmith, opened a sign-writing business  in  the Terminal City, and'on Sa; i:-  day morning last went into the back  shop  with a lighted match.  A barrel  of benzine   was   in the ,room,   and exploded,  and  ignited;thc  unfortunate  man's clothing, the-ilames  inflicting  terrible injuries to his body and face.  lie     was removed, to  the hospital  and  appeared to be making excellent  progress   toward   recovery.   Last  evening  before Mi.  Rogers   left    Vancouver, he and Mrs. Huggard had.   a  2on\ crsation  with   the   injured  man,  who expressed himself as feeling mucin  better, and  it was thought by ���������    thc  doctors and his friends   that in      a  short, <time hc would' be well enough  io be   removed   to- his   home.       This  morning,      however.}}    his  condition  changed for tlie worse and he passed  away about nine o'clock.  Thc   late   Mr. Huggard   was   about  15  years of age and I a' native of Ontario.  .He came  to ;'the  coast some  years ,'ago,  teaching ;in Ladysmith for  some  time  before- the present school  house  was  erectcrj.",  lie was  appointed   principal about*" two  years  and  a  half ago,     upon the'resignation      of  Principal   Barren. He resigned    last  summer, leaving for,V"ancouver where  he opened  the above-mentioned busi-  'iess.   ..liii Ladysmith he  has      many  friends,  who will  greatly  regret his  ''.ntimely death, and who will feel for  us wite ������wid child the deepest, of sym-  athy.  The flag  is flying half-mast on   the  ocal  school   today. .  Victoria,  B. C, Dec.  27���������(Special)  ���������More    wreckage  has  come ashore,  on thc  West coast  of Vancouver    Is-  and part of it has   been  identified .as  part of thc    schooner     Fawn.   Other  wreckage,      which     appears  1o  have  come  from  near Newcastle, hes l'PPn  nicked   im.   the name  bcoinniiig   with  P-O,   and  ending with I. U.  Authorities at Pcfcin are   Becoming Alarmed at the SHt?/  ation  Ottawa, Der. 27.���������{"Special)��������� The  British Admiralty have offered a  warship to ronvev the body of Minister Prefontaiiif from Oste-id. Francp  io'Camda. The offer will likely bo  accepted.      ��������� v  EVIDENCE  BF,[N<?   TAKEN  ,,,TN  SCHOOL  INVESTIGATION.  Victoria.  B.  0.,  Dec.  27���������(Special)  Alex.   Robinson,   superintendent    of  education, ;gave evidence at the Royal  Commission today.   He was  subjected   to   a searching  cross-examination-' by counsel  for Miss  Cameron.  ISLAND  CO.  TO BUILD     BOAT.  Victoria, B. ,C.��������� Dec. 27���������(Special)  ���������The Vancouver" island* Portland Cement Company intend to ������>uild       or*  purchase a steamer.   <i   The Canadian .government steamer  Quadra,  which returned  on Saturday  from   a short   and   ineffectual   search  for the whistling buoy reported to he  adrift  in  Barkley  Sound,   will leave  for -northern waters oh- Thursday  on  a cruise   to   the northern   lighthouses,  carrying       supplies- for the    var.ius  lightkcep<rs.   The steamer will      be  absent -. about. three*, weeks..  t . o^   Mr.  and  Mrs. B.   Forcimjner       are  visiting Nanaimo.-';    .. ,- -  Governor General of Moscow R  ports to Czar That Situation  Has Improved  ve-  Advices  received  from  Pckin xoday  say  that  the anti-foreign  movement.  is      spreading rapidly  and  becoming  alarming.  ���������:o:���������  St. Petersburg, Dec.  26.���������Emperor  Nicholas     and Count, Witte  received  tonight .&    report from General Dou-  bassoff,  governor-general  of  Moscow,  saying that the revolt there had failed;   that the military   had  thc situation  in hand,  and  that whatever the  disaffection  had  existed  among   the  troors 'it had been overcome.  Although the rebellion may flare up  immediately     elsewhere     and      although there is already an-indication  of another .iphcaval  at Odessa, if. thc  attempt    at armed rebell.on at Moscow   should be crushed, ihe leaders of  the     reds  will  receive  a blow from  which  they cannot quickly recover.  Count Wilic is not so blind as   to  believe  that     the revolution  can  be  stamped out,  but with present      dc.  monstrations  of  the lengths   to which  the  reds  are willing  logo,  he      has  hopes that     thc moderates of       all  Magistrate Yarwood of Nanaimo is  Aid. Bryden  did not tiiink it particularly dangerous. A man might fall off and break  a leg if he were drunk.  "A gooil many men," replied Aid.  Blair," have fallen off that sidewalk;  but the only mau who did break his  leg was one who was" perfectly sober.  I am hot afraid of a drunken man  breaking his leg���������they never hurt-  themselves when they  fall."  After further discussion Aid. Bev-  eridge's motion was seconded by Aid. |ia  Ladysmilh  on -usiness  today  Blair,  it being added that .a hand-rail I ���������. o   should -be put. along the part tho road ��������� '  foreman thought  dan ,crous.    Carried.  Upon amotion  hy   A 1.1    Blair, seconded  by Aid.   Uc.cridgc,   it  was decided that     nomination'"and'.election  station for the coming civic election  be the City Hall.  - Moved by Aid. Beveridge, seconded  by Aid. Malone, that Mr. J. St; v-  art be ��������� api ointed returning olTici -.  Carried.  Bills  including school accounts amounting  MANIAC'S  WILD RIDE  classes will come to their senses and  aid in thc counselling of order and in  acceleral-'rig the convocation of the  douma, the law governing the elections to which the text was published  today.  Among   the developments   here     toJ  day  the most important  was .    the  capture of the leaders  of Uie "Fighting   Lions,"      which,   it   is believed,  ends the danger of an attempt at an  armed   uprising  in   St.      Petersburg.  This capture, it is understood, places  in  thc hands of the go1, eminent complete information regarding the revolution  and .-.hows  places where arms  are  concealed  as well  as pointing out  weak spots in the army.  Tonight the correspondent of       the.  Associated 'Press     at   Moscow   telephones that there seemed to be    no  longer any doubt that the insurrection  was  collapsing.    The,  insurgents  still  held the -qjiadrannie in which thc work  ingniens' council was'siting as      a  revolutionary committee, but only be7  cause  Governor-General  Douhassoff is*  not "vet ready to give the coup     de-  grace.  EVA  BOOTH'S LOSS.  New York, Dec. 26���������Tt'was learned yesterday that Commander Eva  Booth of the Salvation Army had  her chatelaine tog cut from her  wrist' ��������� diirrig a crush at a subway  station. Her greatest loss was the  wedding ring which her father gave  her" mother- many years ago and  which at the death of her mother  [was handed down to her sister, Mrs'.  to $937.0-1 were passed to j nooth ' Tucker,, who  was killed about  to  the  finance committee  to be paid  if found   correct.  the  just  ODD WEDDINGS IN PRISON  ���������fain the central prison of Fonte-  vrmilt, France, a well educated aivd  high born criminal, whoihas yet two  years of imprisonment to serve for  illegal sale of decoratioinsi has  been united to the gul of his  heart, who, betrothed to- him in his  prosperous days, had refused to desert him .when under a cloud. The  bridegroom was supported ��������� by his best  man, the prison barber.  A unique     marriage took place at  Manchester     a year   or   so since between a young gypsy named  Ashton,  avIio   was   under  arrest  for desertion  from' his. regiment,  and  a pretty gypsy   girl   of eighteen.    Through       the  kindness of the police authorities the  ceremony   was celebrated  at a    local  church. Detective Ciynes, who had arrested   the bridegroom,  acted as  best  man.   On  the party's return to     the  police station     an excellent wedding  fpeakfast     awaited them, at the conclusion  of     which   the unwelcome es-  6ort made  its   appearance  and,   amid  the   tears   of the     bride,  the  newly  married husband was taken awayf  About the same time Parit      was  two  years ago  in a railroad  wreck.  Miss  Booth  prized the  ring   highly-  HUGH   WATT   li'OUND' GUILTY.  the sceiio of a similar episode, when  one Leeha, the chief of the Apaches,  as the Parisian hooligans are termed,  was united, to a female rhemiber of the J   The. trial .of.Hugh. Watt, the former  band named Vanmaerf,   Manacled and  member   of parliament  charged   with  handcuffed. Lecha was conveyed      to   i-n.cifj.m-g. hi red agents  to  murder   his  the church, where, with two warders* diVorced wir(Ji juIi,a Watt|  and    Sir  as best .men, and surrounded by gen-   Reginald      Bcauchaimp  ended     today  darmes.      whose   drawn . sabres and  wUh a vcnHct ^ gi|.,ty    Watt     wag  loaded   revolvers     precluded any at-  sentcnced  t0  fivc years*  ponal  servi-  tempt  at .-fescue, the . marriage ser-  tudC|   savs a London despatch.  vice was duly read. ���������    The ju;lgc    in summing up  On their return to jail they    were   was  the most  extraordinary  allowed three-qjuartcrs of an hov.r for   ma.,iPni times. IjuproMile as was tbe  leave taking     ere   Lecha stlarted  on   wn.0ie story, he thought it was equal  his lon-cr  ioumey to French Guiana,    ly   as improbable that anyone   could  where,    should      she  .wish,   his wife  COncoct and     swear to such charges.  mi"Jit subsoquentlv ioin him. . The question  of the sanity   of   Watt  Clinton,      Conn.,    Dec.    26.���������Taken  suddenly, with a-fit'of insanity, while  recovering  from the    measles, a muddle-aged   man named  Waterous,  here,  ���������lathered   hisjsmall  children   together,  and    putting     them on a box-wagon  started  six    days ago   on  a w Id ride  about   the state     getting food from  houses,   while' not   allowing  thc children     fo     leave  tho      wagon   at, any  time   Thc      father  and     his  children  slept   in  the wagon  every night,  and  as   the    days passed     thc suffering ot  l-he little    ones    increased,     so that  when they    were overtaken near here  tonight by  Waterous' trolhcr, a two  year old boy    was  nearly dead.    The  insane man's brother started  in pursuit of Waterous   'a day or two-aim,  and   found      traces  of him  in  several  towns, but    before hc could overtake  him  the trail  was  lost until  tonight.  When ' he saw     his   brother Waterous  started  to   fight,   and  it was  only after  a desperate struggle   that  he was  subdued.      He was  bound with ropes  put  in a carriage  and  brought to the  station     hero    and later brought to  his  home.     The children  were suffering     k'n\|)ly    from the   lack  ot food  and  clothing, and    some of them are  said   to he   in  a critical   condition.   o < -������������������  7'he  Alaskan steamer  Santa  Clara  is  four %tays over-due at  Seattle  and  may have 'met ,witli some disaster.   :���������o!   Dr.    H.  B. Rogers,  of Chemainus,  has left ifor a cruise of the Mediterranean  and  will join  the party of-his  brother-in-law,' Mayor Barnard.   ; O ��������� ,  DISTRICT  *  SCHOOL BOARD  Election of trustees for the South  Oyster District School takes place  early in January, the present board,  Messrs. - T.ranficld, Gardiner and Ken-  yon going out of office; Up to the  present time there are no candidates  in the field and it" is reported that  the residents in the district are in  lavor of the piesent members of the  board again being ^ut in  office.  There arc seventeen pupils at the  school, not twelve, as recently reported ami during thc,short time the  school has been opened excellent progress lias been..made. School reopens on Monday, January 8th.  ���������___ o������������������������������������  '      SANTA     CLAUS    BURNT  PREFONTAINE WILL BE  INTERRED.IN MONTREAL  The News of His Sudden Death  Came as a Great Shock to  Canadian Citizens  said   it  case  of  In    connect ion  with  the    proposed  northern extension  or the Vancouver,  Westminster    A      Yukon     Railway,  which is    to run  north  to a point at  or near   Fort  George  and to meet- the  Grand   Trunk  Pacific,   an   interesting  announcement  is made  today,  says a  Vancouver  despatch  of yesterday.  Mr.   R.    McNeill,  of thc Y.,  W.  &  Y..  states  that, he will  be in Victoria  at   the meeting  of the   House,   to urge  Th' nrison of La Santa, Parts. Was  had ]K,t been  raised, so the jury  bad j tlhe     passing,     of the  subsidy  ask.*d.  in.   prison . ���������_   . .    dQ  but find ft ver<i,:i,t       of. The moment     lhe sufcsidy is assured,  I Mr.   McNeill states, construction  will  The    judge     pointed out  that  the ]be commenced     and pushed    forward  Watt would   with  all   possible   speed   and without  ii   lhe   whole   road   is com-  ARE ANXIOUS  Leicester, Mass., Dec. 2-1 .-While  taking the part of Santa Claus at a  Christmas tree in the ��������� paiv'Bh house oi  the"Unitarian church, Fred M. Fryc,  assistant, teacher of the Leicester ac-  ademv, was'dangerously burned last  night. Two others who assisted in  putting out the fire were burned less  severely.      Frye may'die.  Ottiwa, Dec. 26.���������CiWe-ns of  wa have not yet recovered  from the  shock   which  the news  oi   flu death  of     lien   R. Preiontaine gave them.  Premier  Laurier  had  to  go   to Quebec  today  in connection  with      the  Parcnt-ChoqU'otte libel case,  and    on  his return, it is expect ed lhat a state \  funeral  vvill be decided upon  by   the  cabinet.  A cable messaare from Mr. Clement, private secretary to the late  minister to.Lt  minister,      reads   as    follows1  minister died this evening almost sue!  deuly.   Will leave Wuth the body   by  next steamer.  It is not known  whether   the      remains "will  be transported   to  Canada  via  Halifax'or   New '-York,   but   the  interment will take place in Montreal  Among   the many   messages of con-  Otta-   excellency the  governor-general,  sent  a sympathetic  telegram  lo  Mrac. Pre  fontainc.  Already politicians   ale speculating  as   to who will  succeed the late minister.    Thc names  of the  late  Solicitor   General   Lemieux,   Mr.  Belcoun.  M.P    for  Ottawa,   and Mr.   11.    Gcr-  lais,  M.P.  for   St.    .Tames  division  of Montreal are mcr.tinned.   It   is cou  tended hy many Ihpt  Quebec hr.s  an  urdue  proportion   oi   minisUis  in the  nn  for this reason.     the  Col. Goudcau ��������� deputy--; government  "The 'chances arc thought to te in favor or  TO  RIOT AMONG NEGROES  Valdosta, Georgia, Dec 2fi.���������A riot among negroes in which blood was  BUILD NORTH! shed was reported from Evv'.svg, a  turpentine oanip on the Georgia Southern and Florida railroad. The  riot was the result of a Christmas  frolic among the negroes who had  been  drilling. A  general  fusiladc  occurred and probably fifty shots  were fired.- Two negroes .were killed  outright. Three were wounded and  died later; while eight others received bullet wounds.   .���������o   Mr. B-elcorrt.-   Cn the other hand-, the  west is-clamoring  for  another; representative in the cabinet,  but just at...  present there decs not seem to be material  in   the. western   representation, .i  out'of which'ministers are made',1 un-  ���������less Ralph Smith, of Nanaimo.     can  fill  the bill-   It is assumed 'that there  doience recch-cd":"today"was   one from ! will  be  a shuflle  of portfolios        and  Premier  Rouvier of  France,       which ' should ���������   ' Mr, Smitn  be the .ortimate  Sir Wilfrid caused  to be immediately "man-, a.mcms oihcr duties ha will     he.  l'r?iontainc audi charged   with  the- administration  His   the  department  of  labor.  transmitted  to  Mine,  other  members  of  the  of  ianiilv.  WRECKED AND  THE -CREW lS-DROWNEB:  Thomas, which arrived at Port Tain  1 pa today irom Galveston. Captain  i Lcrmond  .'.rom  first sighted  the.  ill-fated  ithe seen?  of   n marriage between   an  nothing f  anarchist   named      Bricou - - and. his  r.,ilty or not guilty  sweethra-t.  one  M-nrv Bela-i"*. The*;  received the     utmost kindness at the  hnnds of the  mission t-hev breakfasted tojrether  with -the 'bride's parents.  "' When they were afterwards separated it was with the promise that,  conditionally , on the man's pood behavior, thev should rejoin each ������ther.-������ ^ ^ ^.^  ���������Philadelphia. Telegraph.  (l-alh of the former Mrs.  officials, by -whoso-per-   place Watt inexactly the   position he  i���������t-up  unti  desired,  as it   would  enable  him     to  pie ted.  legalize his marriage to Lady Violet |    Mr. McNeill expects to have i.-eun-  Tampa, Pl.t., Dec. 2G.���������The three-  masted schooner Sakata, of Parrsbo-  ro N.S., has been wrecked, and its  entire crew of at least seven men arc'schooner on Doc. 23. He sent a boat  drowned, excepting Mate John Wil- ��������� ccntainiiig his second officer and'live  Hams,   of  St. John,   N.B. I'incn   lQ t,)C wrCL.|c.    The  men    found  The drowned are:    J. Coniin, man- ��������� (o  ih    ,yes_  a-er and owner of the schooner,  and|-"a.M- -,,,���������.  r ���������-'i  Ss sons,  both     of Parrorsboro. Colmlsel,  and he had  been  without food oi  Cox,  of St.. John,   the steward    ami  four seamen.  The    wreck was reported  by Capt.  lcrmond,    of the     schooner     Helen  cirink   for four   days.    Hunger   ['.had  forced   him  to cat   a portion   of    his  oiieoat.    Williams  has  practically recovered   from his  experience.  CLUBMAN KILLED  New York, .Dec. M-^ ������ MISS MILLICAN RESIGNS.  ������������\,3,t ^r^: Miss C. MilHgan, teacher of Hivis-  Yacht Club. Uie Metropolitan .dub ion 5, oi the Ladysnvth school th.s  . n,��������� pnnvppr Club was instantly morning wired from Cumberland to  Slw n������r������Khiti i. T-. when his1 the secretary of the school board her  automobile     piougbe.i into a strip of, resignation  In  thc telegram       Miss  her  reasons for  proposed road.  i- <        ii    r.-ri* r,t tbe road and  MilHgan  did  not give  loose dirt on the side oM-hc roa^i   ^^.^     ^ ^  ^^ ^ ^  in   the  car. was  staff at the opening of last term and  Martin's  has  served  six  months  to the   rat.s-  ,     ,  . ��������� ' faction  of the trustees,  skull was fractured. j  Mr.  PROMOTED.  Tt  is reported  that   Mr.   T.   Clarke,  of   Fiddicks  Junction,   and   wh,    !ias  been tallyman for the Ladysmith i.uiri  her   Company   i'or   the last  iivt.  -v -r:--.  has  been appointed supcriiiti>i:i;.,i-,'   -i  thc saw-mill at Kimbcrly.   Mr. >.. 1 .rk'T  has  had  several  years'   exper'en-. c   in  the   lumber business   aiul  will,       no  . doubt,  fill his new position to       the  'company's entire satisfaction.  mm  ' 'v *��������� /*  V  as  mmim  THE DAILY LEDGER  Published s every  day .eipept Sunday;  BY       THE       DAILY       LEDGER  - ' C03IFANY.'   OFFICE AT LADYSMrTH." -'  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE"' -*-<-.}  ���������0 cents "a  month; .W_P*r_>_yea'r   in  ad'vaiice.*   Advertising, tiig������"'pm ap'  plication  O, .������-tj        -sft.    ^u-ty-*"������  -.fv-^  WEDNESDAY     DEC. 27-  1905  Poor  old  Fil-tsiuimons has  rcoei\cl  the worst hiajy.in, ���������lii^nj.irc^pugi.ii.y,  tic caiccr. Coming *olr' tort'o^ns^*'  cent "defeathi     the Ling",  the weight  DAILY LEDGER  DAVID SPENCER���������������������������*   ������  (Nanaimo) Ltd.!  f!  ft *lr. ***���������������.'  ���������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^  BAR SUITLIED WITH BBSl  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  BeBtaccomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fiflhinu in near vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  A.    -ft.        ������������������  of  which  was     fastened  by  the uj.f.|'<i'^^Ji^  sum which ho     r,o.;\o.i\      for bomir aiL-=*'  rtcjucd for bemg ai  the iceeiMiig end o' lhe game, he Iraf.  heeu deSeii^d^by .the,, latent "o/ his* '.iii������  ny "wrtei��������� IV '���������UAVliiut- siuniai -<W  pencil... bcfoii' l'e lu*, wincsscjI-  teic-n .lOund .out a uojit,jr.<cabic aie������i  of thc UnnoiP"S1 ales ������������������anii'Wpa'its'M:*  Au&tialia, but the loss oi the other.*.  ncei alloc led ( as does the prewrU  one Ne\er before did lVchsitf d\j\\ii*  hi lhe ashes unhis hioKen home an<i  weep, urge, scajdmg tears oyer the  fact that ui Ins old age, wilh but a  few" thousands-' oi'dollars, hb'fnUsi.'  take-- up tlu >��������� 'hunt ��������� ior another. helpmeet. ,to share ,1ns, lot and to,.encoui.-;  age,hmi,,1to iclnevc Jus fallen., fmUins,  MTTeh luvs   Fil/iiininons owed in  ll\ ' *-'  past  to     the checsingaid   of  iailhfi  wives       "fl>   ' liie.'"dai'k'est'momenT'cif  the contest   iii Carson'City when'bis'  chances >s{'Cjncd'i.i.iaiosl -gone, ,it .was '.  the tin Ihnp, call,     to action-fpiui, fiij .,  bo\  hi ;>vliic],l ,th-  eh   .l.iniis.'d       the l._  -,'i. I  Coxixejp^otten someone,  ut'fdiy rrfey want to buy  i.al^fij0jdcjtoy for your  cidwn Child  A. JL. A.    /��������� &<2jL>-  Z3*  ^������*  THE PRICES ARE  RESISTLESS.  FIVE TABLES OF TOYS  5���������v40c.yr5c. 20c, & 25c.  2*  ���������Jg-w. ,X|i^foJIowing-**pensive Toys are being sold  2*atone third off, or 33 1-3 per cent, discount:  HORSKS��������� TOY, HOUSES ON WHEELS  SETS   OF   DIS11KS, ���������DOLL'S   FUHNTTURE   ETC   ETC.  'ROCKTMi  Z������  *fl Fahcy'Gbfids This Week at Half Price and Less;  SPECIAL  ''30' 'Pair's'"' 'Ladies" Crochet Shppersin     Pink,  Cai.'inkil,  < 1 ii /���������  Black, and   Different   Combination���������  ll   I. 1  j Ml_ 1  11V Hi   IU  I,  u.      \v      -.1'      M'    .>*'      \f      *-"'    M'  ���������)K-JK Hf:77^-)rr-^-X   X   X   tt  *  X   X  at Per Pair, $1.00"������  .. , ... ... w *  ""���������T\     7r\     ��������� rS       /fp.     ^s     ^T^     m     ^*^     /"R     /T.  ,]3c:,t ^CniijtSi .andijNew  Years   Stock  ''"'    '"REt!L'f;'AR"   -AH  Blue  Our  new goods   $1.25 and $1.50  , 'nil,    . ImI'.ii  i'  ��������� Sale.closes  Saturday night.  >  i.i,,i   (I'u i '      ������  ii   , i.  ��������� >>U   'is.  jii1 '    ' ���������.  1'   i   WH'   I I  ���������>,|!  I .I),  i-i,.1.1  ,   j ; 11  SPECIALS  Fancy  Suspenders   reduced fori  in. i nt'i ,j-  then Alls.  I'Ml/snn-  i,i. i<     j .1 iii-   j i      i*i  mens    sat   ,, winch amused      the i.tii-. ���������a��������� ,  " i. ��������� i ��������� ' i        ,       i      11 i ���������( i,    ,- ii, \^**m  iim     powers of tho   old giaihaloi   ^p,  inspired  him   toi renewed  exertion and     Jf������  finally,, through ,������i% ing the .line' dire.:-" -c**  tion ,1^ ihjs., r-lioi is,' Un led liinv tln'cugh'  one ,bjp*>.a,t, the, p.p.'/.u'e; of .pugdjsilc^ -^  si������'-cess       "Tf yj,!,, J1,^';.,"1?' ''p^   push' ;^jp  n   Ins slafp"-' ,i'l,'hal. ,iiv,of, woin.oily  de\(iiion , . ai)5l,.e!ik.vlll'tsi.'-^/Cntl .">Yjl,i,i.ii-  w.ws     seinaiu, , one of .^fhe, ft'P'1.11^1,,.,--^   . . ..���������.   lllflI  tradiluuis.i..<M'.ihP)i |Hi/.e, -ring.,, al.qui,.^w AH..QUI*  Tnhich U-eie had,,    heielofoic.^ecn far,;  ���������loo, little,, of .���������thc,, rufinina.^nfliijeiices ,,^2,    ....   ������������������.,���������   ,  of iwonian'uiul. , ���������.,.,,,   .���������,,���������.,,, . L^Hi  Ini ln.s ,   puesciiti ,conilihon,,..Uo^,,).])? (  broken- old ������ln<iiatoi, must fr.ecaU the,  fond'  ciicoinragonicnt,   winch.,.was ..lent ..."T^f,  him  at   that time,    contrast   it wil];^     .,  the present--' cruel..-flcscrtion at   th__*J  moment of deJeat^and'wondpr..whether he did not^nfafep a fatal nnst's'kc  in snapping     Wives thc last tune lie-  went _tln������oiip;'li-*-.rvth^'jOrdeaJ^-Perhaps ,T}  agement or the particular Mrs. FUz-  who sat behind him at Carson Crlv  which was ������������������'""responsible for histtgwiir  iaii" - -*���������*'' ������������������ * ' '-    ~ ���������** -*"*������������������-������������������ s.-  As for  the     present Mrs  lias evideiitiy. gojib^ fj.)r. go'Qll. .-*.]ii)?n~U  not stated"*iii the d<?s-i*aich'es. tl^i.t.'*Jie  h&s gyne     with "a handsomer man "' \ ^    _.. . ..... ..   , , mmmui��������� ���������  It would have, been,s.unpruuo'lisO"'~\ ,'"..,.,:"'. .    .,    ���������.       ,   .     . .        ,  ,-;. .; .\- .���������; -'    j    .was an vr factional uprising in the l)\=    tamed possession of a copy of a stalo  HOW   INVESTIGATION  STARTED   uilablc,  or     the slightest unfiicndl  iVleris'  this'Week.  < i  REGULAR $i.oof now 75c  REGUtAR $i.25, now 95c.  JRjEpULAR, $1.50, now$i.i5  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLAND  j6hn gogo.prop.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly Ii tied up and well supplied and is in cha; -    tf  JOS. PELLIQRINELLi  Esquimait   & Nanaimo Railway  XMAS AND NEW YEAR  EXCURSIONRATES.  i������.'������������ect between'all Stations.    Tickets  sood  3  for going journey Saturday. Dec. 23rd., to Monday, Jan. 1st.inclusne. Uood to return not" later  , than Tuesday. Jan. and., 1906.  ' ' *J'       My      \������^ j  - i r i      7K    IK    tt        . ��������� i-  ' REGULAR TRAIN SERVICE IN EFFECT.  : I I 'I !''���������'. * -4\   *    +  Note.- All trains are cancelled on Christmas Day, Dec. ,25th., 1905.  B8 Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agf  This Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodgiag $1.00 per day.  renovated. *  JOHNTKA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied with  the Best   Wines, l6t Avenue  Liquors and Cigars.'  :-: Ladysmith B.C.  X.2������. SMltHTS  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue &iBaden Po,wcll Street  Open night and Day. A' good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  Best  accommodation  for   transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  j   This new Hotel has been comlort-  , a dy furnished and  the bar Is up-to-  d*te.     Rates $1.00 a day    and     ������p-  w trds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  ifEfiSpertcci^  Nanaimo.  I������lam*de :-*-:  :*~: >-: Ladysmith  Therp wpuid .haye, been no  invest.- ncss  between Mr.   I-Ijdc rn:l  Mr.   Al-  ���������ra^ion o| the insurance companies had' exa���������'{]er'.'     But "the reporter   kept    on  it not"Veen" for'the lcrent disclosures pr'0<|,|fhjr-iand  digg ������ig patiently  until  made  bv Darad   Feiguson,   aioporrci. i,'e ^tinc-t!  the' confidence ot some  one  for'tM"New -York" Woiul,. .who. began nn1'the inside "whose name ,wHi proha-  by" prodding'the officials - nf.. the .E-huV [,1V-never'be l'nown.   From  that time  falifc    about-      Janics  Ilazen. 1-TVidc's 0���������'..-,-(..!^,1,011 haH  the situalaion..n his  CainJibn'dinner and'    other .evidoncfis tHVn ,hanclSj a.,K*   what  followed       is  of'ruinous :#as'tei-   Atr-;41ie ou-tset/Fer -thbr6iiglily:' known   to   the American  gU^o'h'Hvas-'lail^hciL at.'by .tha-'mo.n,he p-uijaic-"today;' having resulted'.in   -the  ,a,p'Pr6ached:-"'-',;',-:'F*-<lc -rtiwl ^,Alexarrder>; grcfltcs.t upheaval ever known in the  t'ife ���������fci^o''headV ;.:>:ij:������evJwniit:al,if<:.;.^tV;, ��������� h,:stbrr "(jf: American finanre.     Com-  -denied ^tlia-t::.   -lh!:,r;e.  hied:' every tlvir.'^  ���������.that would have tho true  ..rijig .   tp,1iti.'.thc ; author w^uid  of   n-er.-essity   , require,to,live,  |s*^.:itbci-u..-for-.-a.._.l.Uue_at.J.east. .Be  '."���������must ,. study-, - -thii^churaolcr.  .. isliCsfcH. tfu;.,weiili(irii, ,iieppTc--y-  . Iitivc to  becoiiic ome   o-f tiiciu,  --living lii'eiT,. da'i.ly.-iife, sharing  "''tiieif   '"}6\s"���������"'aful"- "-sbrr'o*r.-s.  lie would have    to mix  with  c tlie>iri  socially . ivinl. in  a buii-  , 11 ess  way,     in      sliort'   be a  ''westerner"      Its u iiuestiMU  '���������'61 Rl)ow'i'ii������''local'conditions.   .  '���������'I'hO'  s'aiiie'-reasdning   applies  ,,tf), -.tjie,., '!Leckie. BooVj   tov  .���������;\Vc.s,terni|,i\'!iiier,,.1tUp' Prospector -and  the Lumberman.  M/l i     ': 1     >.m U-: 1    ������������������    .-ill ,.  ( The-iiiak-ers oi^tho u Leck-  ie V.o()t ':i are ...Westerners with  Western,.,, ex t ier i.enee.        They  ...Viip.w^^'.ha^lp ina,ke a-nkl how  to "i.ake,^, ^ .Its, not so much  I ^^ljc!i!;i?n���������,9.f.jr>r!cc as of quality. "'" Their"sole     aim is to  make a'  document, and it will be, probably, a  mystery forever. Reporters of Sei-  bold's type never betray confidence.  Were the secrets of Messrs. Ferguson  and Seibold Known concerning tlie  great insurance exposure they would,  undoubtedly, make good reading, but  these men made pledges of confidence  foi the public eood, and it goes without saying that those pledges will  die with them..      -  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Oooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (HaH Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Ratee fl.25 and$1.60---  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  rail way depots. Electric' cars every five  minutes to all parts of the city. Bai  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST., VANCOUVER B, C.  TO FERNIE,  Ke������4 Down Read Up  9 p.m. I,v. Victoria Arr. 4.00 p. 111.  B.00 p. m. hv. Seattle Arr. 9.00 a.m.  9.21 p. tn, Arr. Ererett Arr. 7.30 a.m.  "9T30 a. ta. Arr. BPOKANB Arr 7.45 p.in  #.35 p.m Arr.   Rexford   Arr 12.30 p.m.  8.10} p. a, Ar.    Hike   Arr.   10:42 a.m.  9.00 p.m.   Arr.    Fernie   I.v.9.55 a   111.  ONE NIGHT  -  To all Kootenay Points  ,.     ,  ..   TWO   NIGHTS  To.   Winnipeg aid St. Paul  Close Connections  For   - Chicago, Toronto.  Montreal and  All Points East & West  Acetylene '   Lighted     Cars,  "' Family Tourist Sleepers,  Palace Sleeping Cars  Dining     Cars (Meals a  la  ;   Carte).  Library Observation      Cais  Through     tickets and baggage checks to an points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets, maps, berths  rescrvafons   . and complete  ,   information     can on or ad-  diess/ "  S. Q. Yerkss       E. R. Stephen  A.G.R.A. G.A.G.N. Ry  Seattle' Victoria,  Bit):  I  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yales Sts.  VICTORIA, B. 0.  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  3  One of wnich is the  faniou*.   ''North  Coast Limited"  Tickets on sale to ai: Eastern   and  Southern pom Is at lowest rates.  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers     on  ail  trains.   Dtoing' Car  service  Unsurpassed.  Steamship 1 ickets on sale to and  from all European Points. Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  IN  ii  GALEDOKIAN"'  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  COURT OF REVISION.  South Nanaimo .Assessment District.  The    adjourned   court  of  Revision  and   Appeal  for  South'  Nanaimo   As-  hrstbry of /American finanre.  ���������pe'lled,- 'by '' 'the persistent  revelations  Fel'glisoh'!,'<v'as  making,  to  undertake  an''investigation,  Francis  Hendricks,  Isuperhi'tehdent of insurance   for     the  s'tatc-i'ofi  "New   York filed      away a  lengthy  docunient containing the'" tes-  'tfrnony!'hehad   taken;  and   it remain- ' sessment. District,  under  the pro'-'s-  'ed:"for' Louis Seibold, another World   ions  of the Assessment'Act, will   mj  rbjiorter, to procure a c(.,py of this so- 'held  at the Provincial Court Hou.e,  crbt'-rcport, which made the longest Ladysmith, on Wednesday, 27th December, 1905,'tilt one o'clock in the afternoon.  I?. HARRISON, Jr.  Judge of Court of Revision and Appeal,  Nanaimo,  14th Dec,   1905..  :o>  ,lW:ory" ever "run in a ncvspapei:  Wjvil -a single incident���������112,d00  'words. It is still a matter oi keenest, speculation among the newspaper  ���������then of New York  how Sepbold       ob-  TH6 CITY MKRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  Fst Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  r.p:rithet,!  & Co.,  Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.    '     '  VICTORIA, :���������: :_: :-: .^: --B.C. :  Under New Management  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headanarters.  Fire Proof    Buildia^.  I  WANTED���������By     Chicago     wholesale  house, special representative (man or  woman) for each province in Canada.  Salary     $20 00     and expenses paid  weekly.  -   Expense  money  advanced, 'and Painter's  Supplies   Residence on  Business successful;     positien perma-  R������hert6 Street  HENRY'S .NURSFMES  ,   L * , '       .  NEW CROP-  HonueGhrownA; Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  ' PLANTS.    For Spring planting     Intern prices  or less. , Catalogue free.  8010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW  ���������EFFECT���������  ���������For     furtter    particulars    call ot  write thc oflice.       Ph0n8 rvUio 456>  A. D.   Chan ton  A.G.P.A,   N.P.;  Portland, Ore.  E.  E. Blackwood  General Agen*  Victoria, B.O  PAINTING,        PAPEkriANQINO  ETC.  Work done properly and at    rlirhr  prices.     A full line, of Wall    Paper;  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   fl*  the  nent. No investment required. Previous experience, not essential to engaging.  Address Manager,. 132 Lake Street;  Chicago, 111., U.S.A. -���������;.-.  ���������J." E. SMITH,' Proii  ���������������^.t*^**^.;������^^^.*������^.*������^.*������^.*������^.*������^.*������f>:fer#*'^^'-feft''^������>'^^^  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.    '1  WM. MUNSIE, President, J. W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  "Telephone;46.  The   Ladys .ruth   Lumber Co  Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH-Shinfles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and   Fiiisblnf    Luatoc  ia   Stock.  1  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual suhjecta taught; also lan-  guagea, drawing in pencil and crayons , paint ng in oils aad water colors,' pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  Ladvsmfth. B   (J.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager.  !  HEAD OFFICE  | DUNCANS STATION.  ������       Vancouver Island, B. G, Ksnurai ManaMi. ���������  fft-fe*'^r������S^,h'-yr#S"fer,ft'-fe,^'fe#!''fe^^l*;'-fe*ft-^'^-^  cTWONEY TALKS/-  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  It y������u like���������  A smo������tli, easy shave, an even,  well-flnished beard trim, a good  haih, er a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI0RS  HIGH STREET.  The  only  line  now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and :   MINNEAPOLIS    with   v the  through    trains    from    the    Pacifhv  Coast...  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TH3  FINEST TRAINS,   THE  LOWEST  RATES;  THE FASTEST :TIME.'  .-..>������������������'���������        BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHJ  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask youi  local agent or write,  F. VV. PARKER  General  ig������������,  7"20'2ad Ave., Seattle.  Ladysmith  *%  B.   C  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEB A CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL>  BAKED AN������ FRESH,  Cenfectipnary of all kinds.  Ordera talcea for Pastries to he delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  ��������� ������������������ ..Dea era In .....  Pianos and  Organs"..  AS LOUD  TO US   AS  ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR  MEAT  Y������UR DOLLARS W  ILL   GO  FURTHER  IF  YOU BUY FROM  US   Our Gash Prices Cannot Be Beaten   PAN NELL  &    PLASKETT  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers^ England  Member  International Electrical   Congress   at St. I;ouis, 1,904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  P; O. BOX 357���������    .      j    .     j.  ,.._��������� ;    , ,_..,JL...    -fcAfiXSMITHj, Bt CU  Ladysniith, B.C  Dr. Dier can he foUHil at any time  at his office on Gatacre st. .His i,D^  tal work is gvaranteod lo be'first-  class and rates reasonable gfc.  -:������.  Mannfacturers of the Famous  CU8AN BLOSSOn  None bv.   ������ai������a L,akor   Kmpluyed  n, J. BOOTH, Prop  HILBERT DAILY LEIXBR  Union  Brewine Co  NANAIMO * B/LC.  /lanufacturers off the  *?  ,*i  ��������� -1  . T  In   British Columbia 2  Lager peer   end Porter     Guaranteed  Brewe : J  rom the   Bt���������     Cm_:dia<il Malt   Run   Hops      t  ' *t'  ���������n\lQt    '     '      *��������� r������-**  <S������  What About  New Year's  Gifts?  May} We Suggest  SOMETHING FOR FATHER OR BROTHER-���������������������������  Royal Doullon Tobacco JfcT mM -....������ $1.00,  $1.25, $1.75 ea  1 Mateh Holder for Tafcle use, in Doulton,   ~  $100 e������ ;  ::    Liqueur Frame, Oalc. and   Silver Plated Frames '.  $8.50 up ',:  Cigar Cabinets, Oak and  'Silver   __������..������������     $9-00 *��������������� f;  Carving Sets in Cases, Hora Handle   $3.50 to $5.00 ea. f  Paper Cutters in Oriental Carved Wood ...- ~... $2.00 ea* .;  Tobacco Jars, Decorated    Glass plated mounts   $5   up. ':  Smokers' sets on Trays in Silver Plate ~  $8 -and $11.set i.  Smokers' Sets in antique   Copper  on Tray    ������..'.;....  $6.50     set. '.'  Brass or Copper Pipe Racks  .,..��������� ���������..,..'  $100, $1.50 ea. j-;  i   WEILER   BROS.   I  1 MOMI     HOTEL   AND CLUB FURNISHERS��������� VICTORIA. B. C.   '     ���������  p**���������������**������^i*���������������*f������*>*w������-. i    i . .ii hi ii,   ,-������~^������,w*������i^m**������������i|w>M  t^l^^i^tibmmmm* tmi .nmiiV mi'   i  inn"   ��������� >'������ I'lfcn'i 111 ' ijSfaMfjjij&ij  COUGH REMEDY  Mr. E. G. Case, a mail carries of  Canton Centre, Conn. who has been  in ihe U S. service for about sixteen  ycais, says: "We have triad many  cough medicines for croup, but Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, is king of/  all and on* to be relied on every time.  We also find it th; best remedy for  coughs and colds givimg certain results and leaving ao bad after effects." For siie by The Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  SAYS ROBBERrHREW  HIM INTO THE INLET  Appointments may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr* Dier'g  on High street st  The Cherry Rifband, S R. Crocket's  latest boolc, and The Passing of the  Race, by D W. Higgins, at Knight's  Book Store.  UNITED "ANCIENT  ORDER OF  DRUIDS  Wellington' Giove No- 4 U, A. O. D  Meets in the 1* O O .F. Hail, La-  dvsmith, thfi Secoud and Fourth  Wednesdays of each month, commencing Wednesday.  13th.,  1905.  Vissiting Druids     are invited to at-  find.  By Order.  \ WM   RAFTER, Reef Secty  PATRICK MURK, N.  A.  Ladysmith Temple No. 5 Rathhone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd  and  4th  Tuesday   at  7.30  p.m.  Mrs.'Kate Tate secretary.  This     morning    J.    W.  Donaldson  came as  near death  as  a man  could  and' escape,  says  a Vancouver     despatch.   But for thc fact that    some  Japanese were of the   notion to   go  out fishing about three o'clock,   his  life would have been lost.   The Japs  wcreputtiug out   from  the south end  of thc Great Northern railway -bridge  when    they saw  Donaldson in     thc  water.     They     pulled  him  into  the  boat and notified the police.   The po!  lice had him removed to the general  hospital  with all  possible speed.  On  arrival  there it was found that    his  head was badly battered and that by  a fall or a twist his spinal cord had  been so jarred that he had iost power  of his   nether   limbs.     He savs       be  does-, not Know who  bit him or  who  tbicw him off the bridge,  but be  alleges  that some 513 that he had ,   in  his pocket was abstracted by his    assailants, who4 having got what they  wanted,  mercilessly  threw him   into  the  water.    Although  he   was     conscious and was  able to give a coherent  story,  Mr. Donaldson   was       so  badly injured that his life is fcispair-  ed of.    Dr.  Weld,  who has charge ol  the case,  says  that there  is no  sign  that  the man  had  been indulging    in  intoxicants.    He says also that     the  victim's1 statement  is  that hc    must  have been  in the water two      hours.  How foe kept above the surface with  bis legs paralyzed  on  account of the  spinal   injury   the  doctor  cannot    explain.  B. C. FRUIT MUCH  ADMIRED IN NEW JERSEY  ' . - r  COUGH REMEDY  There   is not the least danger    in  giving     Chamberlain's Cougn Remedy  to   small   children as it contains no  opium or other'harmful drug.    It has  an established  reputation    of   more  tha" thiity     years as the' most successful     medicine in use for    colds,  croup  and whooping  cough.     It  always cures and  is pleasant to take  Children like it-     Sold by The Ladysniith Pharmacy.  ______ o ���������������������������  Souvenirs of Ladysmith at Knights  Book Store;  Miners'  ������������������������������������  1  M.R  SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  Money  to   Loan  t Avenue -     UDYSVI .  A  recent  number of thc Elizabeth,  N.J., Daily Journal, contains an account of a country gathering of   agriculturists,  iu  which appears      thc  following    mention of a well   known  British Columbian:  "One of thc first arrivals was Thorn,  as G. Earl, who js on ������ visit to this  city   Irom Vancouver,  British  Columbia.   'He brought with him specimens  of the     large    apples .and,   potatoes  which are ra'eed   in Vut far-off country, and  the members of the   board  could    scarcely     lielieve    their  eyes  when they took them  in their hands  and examined them.   British Colum  bia  was voted  all  right,  and it was  wondered ii such  large fruit and vegetables could  be raised in New Jersey  "At  the close of the election      ot  officers Mr.   Earl  was formally  introduced and made a brief and interesting address.    In exhibiting his     display of fruit iand vegetables, he said,  tlie farmers  of  Union county   could  '-have  similar   results    if they  would  ' plant  right and clear  their orchards  j of all old  trees.    The  San  -lose scale  is iiuliiown in  Biitish Columbia. Mr.  Earl said it. was a great country >   in  ' which   to live,   and   he expected      to  rn(L his days   there.      Mr.  Earl was  tendered a vote of thanks.  Made to order and Repaired at shorn   notice.   Drill Sharpened by as al-  w_-s give, satisfaction.  Picks band! ed and repaired.   -  Shipsrnittaing    in   aJi    its������s Branches  Horseshoers|Jand Genera! Blacksmiths.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    -   -     -   Ladysmith,BgB C  H-4 ���������>���������������������������+ fV+^M-t-M-K -*���������������������������>-  LADYSMITH TRANSFER STABLE  ^pTaNOS^ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV- ',  ED PROMPTLY A   ND SAFELY. .      3  St&bles in the rear ot the Lad      ysmith hotel.     Leave- orders at   the   J  il:.-   .. Abbot* ford.     ~    '" JBaSL \  ������������L  Abbot* ford.      ''''.. *&^  A. J.:WASKET, PROP 1   .,    J  $++++4++++++++++++++*++��������� ++ +������������������+������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������ t ������������������*M~M"H-+->������ <  *  1      LIVERY, BOARDING AN 0  SALES STABLES  i |[ EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  $ PHONE 66 LADYSIMT     ������  *  *  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Birk ;for Sale  SEE  J.   KEMP,   OR LEAVE    ORDERS WITH  -W GARTER,-  __JiiS2S  X  'f������  Any  Kind  of  Job  ���������       1 ���������  Done Promptly and  '������������������.... ��������� c-  WELL  At  FIRST AVENUE  W. SILER.  GENEKAi, LXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  "     W������RK PROMPTLY DO*-'*^.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  [patents _  iADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY Pn  \ Notice in "Inventive Ana'.    .m* Wm  \ Book "How to obUin Patents" |   ��������� ���������  , 0fw������rff������*iM)<^rai4.Noi1eeUUpaUnti������f.ecureu. ;  \       L������K������-i itrictly confidential.   Address,  r C. 8. BICaElU, PnUnt Liwyw, Washlnflton, D.C. .  R...������i  *   n   ���������   '   '���������������   ������������������������������   *   ������   ������,���������������>**������**��������������� -*-*���������"  DESIGNS        V  TRADE-MARKS .|  AND COPYRIGHTS ^  OBTAINED       ,  -/  PHONE     C-0  BOOTS and SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Repa'ring and Making   o  Order a Specialt   y  THOflAS    MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  THE  LEDGER  Office  1st Avenue  FURNITURE, HARDWARE, and a.  General     Supply of Household Goads.  Everything, at right prices and easy  terms. A nice selection, of odd designs m China Ware.  CHAS. PETERSON'S  Corner 5th . Ave  and Roberts Sts.  THE MINT  ���������������������������������������������������������������  The  Choisest  Assortment of  Chocolates in the City.  .  A 'good line of ���������  HOLIDAY NOVELTIES  THE   MINT  ALEX  SMITH,  Prop.  Pipes     from 5c.  up to $3.00  Knight's Book Store.  at  AT T.   X JONES  Oar Canfe-rJoisry, N i's ani  Ftuits are all of the BEST.  ��������� .A choice stock of FAMILY    GROCERIES.  PRICES ARE RIGHT.    GATACRE STREET    1. X. JONES  My ' Toy Book's and TJouiwl Books  are the best aad cheapest m town���������  K night'k Book Slor*.  IN  PRAISE  OF CHAMBERLAIN'S  KING OP ALL COUGH.-MEDICINE  WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THAT?  She said to her husband us tbey  passed a store, where a lady was  standing in the window, combing her  beautiful long hair. Cust to think of  il. one woman having sia much hair  and 1 have not enough to keep my  liat on well. Her husband said: '''���������You  cau have more if you use. what they  do. That lady is one of the Seven  Sutherland Sisters."  II six  Smoke Little. B. Cigars.  Ihere is     no other medicine manufactured that     has  received so much  praise    aid so     many expressions  of  gratitude   as      Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy.     It is effective, and prompt  reiie.' follows its use.     Grateful parents   everywhere   do not hesitate to  testify to   its    uienls for Ike benefit  of others.      It     is a certain cure foi  croup and win prevent the attaek   it  given at  the first appearance of   thc  disease.     It is especially adapted  to  children,   as    it   is pleasant  to   take  and    contains  nothuig injurious.   Mr  E. A. Humphreys, a well .known res  ident and clerk ia the store of    Mr.  Locke, of    Alice, Cake Colony. South  Africa, says:     "I have used "Chamber  lam's     Cough     Remedy to ward ofi  croup     and     colds in my family.      1  found it very satisfactory and it gives  me .pleasure to recommend .Lt."   For  sale by The Ladysmith Pharmacy.  VA  UVER  ISLAND  NOTICE.  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except oa a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria,, B. C.x May. 18tha<180lA  AND  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,   will grow almost auy  product of the  soil  known   to  man,  WHEAT VEGETABLES APPLES.  OATS OF PRUNES  RYE ALL   KINDS PEARS  A WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL     FRUITS    AND     BERRIES.  The Canadian Pacific Company w ill   adopt  a liberal   land   policy,   and  thfc     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them will be disposed of on reason-J  61e  terms  to actual settlers  Government lands can be secured   and      money can be made by those  who dssire a new home in a. country   possessing the  E5T CLIMATE  In the World  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will.supply any information obtainable to those who contemplate a visit with a view of investment if  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre ot thc great coal mining    district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come  in  each year.  LADYSMITH  IT IS THE  JUNCTION OF THE ,' LINE    FROM    VICTORIA   TO  VANCOUVER, aad will continue to   grew i������ Important**: as  the Island is  deV sS'ribe lor and read THE DAILY, LEDG&R. LADYSMITH, B   C.  We   wish   you  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMITH, B.   C  i  Seattle's Great  Papers  fHE  DAILY  SUNDAY  1HI��������������� A WEE*  w  75 c  U  SCTsrafaraw^-wOfara^ww*^^^ ���������  Daily Psst-I-rtclllieucer, 12 te 20 Pa*((   %.',  Publishes the 'fullest lelegraplilc  news from nil parla of the world.  All tlie state, and local newa. Dally  end Sunday edition, 70c per month.  Stnday Pfts*HntcH&;ac������t-, 40 tt 58 Pages  The largest and :r.03t oompleta Sunday paper north of San YrcaalMO. '  Special   departments   of   literature,  of fashion, of women's ne-wa,   Sunday edition, $2.00 per year.  Twin a Week Poii-tntelH*ea^r  All the n������nn of tho veek In ccacLjB,  detailed form. THX3 TWIC21 A -  "WTBEK IDITIOM- IS THE BEST  TWICE , A WEEK PAPEB PUB- '  I^SHED ON THE PAOTJTO OOASI.  Write for samplo copy and W oan->  vlnced. Subscription prloa, |*LOO  per yoar.   ���������L.r',  Ail Postmasters WM Take SnScrlptieii  PCST-!NTELLlG������rXCE% CO.. Seattle, Wash.  S.  P. WESTON*, Business Uanag-er.  ;������  THE     **>  POST-  DVrELLIfiENCEe  Sample Copies Free.  Write for Cne  $1  <SJa������3C%Jr^*v*<*������*xxvv'*K**-<'*vv*ocv������^  Kootenay  Steel  Range  STRONG   CRATES  Just one turn is  necessary to operate  the Kootenay grates, and they are made in such a  way that live coals are never dumped into the  ashpan.  This makes the Kootenay Range much easier to  operate and more economical on fuel than the  ordinary cheap range fitted with common grates.  The Kootenay is equipped with many other j  exclusive and special features, which should be \  examined before buying any other range.  Sold by all enterprising dealers. Write for  booklet.  McCIaryfc  London,       Toronto,  Montreal, Winnipeg,,       V������ncoaver  St. John, N. B.  Public  Notice  Attention is called to the   Tact that the  Ogilvie   Flour mills Co.,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     have for some Dims  past been produciag Hoar la a  vastly iiasreved aad pmrliod far*  by the aid of ELECTRICITY _  aad bavin-- secured cemtrol of   all the basie patent* relatiaj; thereto, take thi* opportuaity of a dvising tha  pualie  that any  orized users of the electrical   fl������ur purifying praeesse*  will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Hills Company Limit**  are the    only    mill������r;a in Canada wi33e      Flour  b purified by tne   ela ������tri������ ppo������������sa THE    DAILY   LEDGER  se  ���������>i>tt  3E3S  LOCAL ITEMS  Smoke Big B.  Cigars.       ._  W. M. Kiddie of Crofton registered  at the  Abbotsford on  Sunday.  The Masons  are having a gather,  at the opera house this evening.  Mr. T.     White left on atrip down  the line this morning. ���������'.-���������'���������  Ex-mayor      Bate, of  Nanaimo   was  in  the city this morning.  The Excelsior Social Club hold  their regular fortnightly dance in  Gould's Hall this evening-.  Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allan of Crofton, who have been spending thc  Christmas holidays''..'with. Mrs. Allan's parents, Mr: and Mrs] Conway,  returned home this morning.  Sir c Anderson did not remain at  Camp Six as foreman, as ��������� was expected, lie has gone across the.  Gulf, leaving on the. Transfer last:  night. He will engage with another1  company  up the coast.  $**-������������������..'.      ,      ���������      ������������������"���������  .  !-.  -  Mr. and    Mrs    William Jones have  sent to their     friends invitations to  be present     at the marriage of their  daughter,      Miss    Jennie, "to Mr.   K  Jones.     The'wedding lakes place o  Monday      evening,   January   1st.,   ai .  seen o'clock at  the  Church  of Inland.  If yon  want     some  Fancy  China,  -nu     can get it     at Knight's Boo'.'  Store. ';  The    Free     Press says:   Mr!  Bert  Stephenson,  who  for thc past       six  nionths' has successfully conducted thc  Nanaimo  Machine  Works,  will  close  out his business hy Fe'-yuary 1st and  enter the employ of I lie     Wellington  Colliery Company having accepted a  responsible position  in   their mcchan-  . ieal department at Union.  A RARE TREAT  Never in the annals of the Ladysmith Opera House has its walls  echoed with sweeter music or have  prettier faces graced its boards than  are heard and seen with the clever  utile people with the Juvc,,ile Bos-  tomans, who open at Lhe* 0' er-  House for a season of u-0 ni'-is  beginning Friday, December lull,'  Manager 'Nicholson was most fortunate in securing this great attraction  lor Jus holiday patrons and lovers of  child life and clean, clever comed>  mould avail themselves or th.������ treat.  Seats -on., sale at Blair & Adam's  Don t forget the  date.  Don't forget to give someUiin-r if  you can, in the way of cloth.ng f���������i  the Children's Home, in Va.n,���������u-rr  As before stated in The Ledger Mrs  Boyle iias- J.inclly undertaken -to forward any contritions sent in 1ohni  liOM.se before January 1st. The  Home is doing good work and needs  all possible assistance. If clotfm,.,  which can be fixed over is sent in������  jewing circles composed of Vancouver  'allies, meet at the Home and do  any work of the'. kind for the orphaned or perhaps worse than orphaned children.  .vmmmmK'ffsmssammpsprsKt.  Thanking the Public for  a generous holiday patronage we wish you all  i  Smoke Little B. Cigars  Laurel Rebokah Lodge will n-jve n  benefit conceit aI,.. dance 011 j*..^ '  ���������1C. Concert fc" els 50 cents tici-et  for dance 25 Wis extra.  'Hie  Seven  Sutherland   Sisters  Dear      Ladies.-Jlaving lISC(i' TOur  Jiair-grower and  scalp cleaner I "take  great .nlcasuie     in rccommendinc the  same. fa  The  benefit  shows   itself in       the  ["st few applications,   The champoo ���������  ea-.esihchah- soft and  glossy- and  W������   hair.grower .strengthens  the hair  ami  stops   it falling.  lt aIso has      a  soothrng eiiecl   upon   the scalp ,\  lady.     friend  0f mine  has  used   vour  remedies will, .sTl,u<lid results.   '  "iou  may  use   my testimonial     and  photo of my hair   i��������� advertising       if  you   wish.      Y0Mrs sinct-rcly,   . "  MRS.  s.   ALLEN,  9..S.'H  Westminster Avenue  Vancouver, H.C., Xo,-.   ,,,,,_  ];jQ-  nil \um\ \\  2-=   MIGHTS ONLY -2  Starting Friday, Dec, 29,  3-JUVENILE  \ 'Bostoniazis  30-Clei/er Cr.ild Arti's's-30  ���������HEADED BY���������  Cunning Babe    Mason  Presenting  'The Gypsy Girl" and 'Tips'  Prices 75c, 50c, 25c.  XMAS. GREETING  THE MPL1ENTS OF THE SEASON  :.r- :..���������*!-���������.���������Vk;...-."-  Tiis Ladysmith Hardware Co. ltd.  Efc^  Jjidge' Harrison  held   County Court  here" this  afternoon.  J.  Bingham of  Victoria-is register  ed   at  the Abbotsford  hotel.  AERIAL NAVIGATION  Charles M. -Manly, who was for several years associated with Professor  l.angley in experiments which had an  .infortunato termination, Relieves a  large sphere of usefulness us open to  a flying machine. That a self nropcl-  !ed airship will facilitate the cxplora  tion of hitherto inaccessible places  and  win enlarge     tne possibilities of  tion, but also ol making a start and  landing without mishap. Such performances show that substantial improvements are being made in the  handling, of aeroplanes, even if none  has ������������������en effected in their design. To  make a voyage lusting for two or  three hours would require a larger  supply of fuel than the Wright Bros,  have" yet found it practicable to carry. -Otherwise the construction of an  airship for such work would apparently be a simple matter. When it  has once made its appearance, the  chance win be ��������� afforded for an instructive comparison between'the two  military reconnaissance is hcyond'all j tyj-es of craft. It may then turn  question, and geographical lesoarch j ollt thal in diminished friction with  certainly is desirable, more .so. per-j the air, in endurance and possibly in  hi s, than advances in the art, of other qualities, the aeroplane is dis-  >'.      A  much more limited number ' tinctly supeiicr to the gas frag.���������New  ..1 people will employ it than use a  automobile; and even the automobile  cannot be said to meet any overpowering human need.  As between the type of (lying machine which relies for support on a  gas bag and one wh'icn secures boiiy-  Aiicy only from progressive motion,  vlr. Manly expresses a decided prei-  erence for the, latter. For such a  choice there is still much cxclsc.  San.los-Dumont and lus followers f-avo  performed the most sensational aeronautic feats up to the present time;  but the day for final judgment, has  not arrived. Among the advocates  ;f tbe aeroplane have, been a score . f  le\ el-headed scientific men,  Lord  Kel-  in and Sir Hiram Maxim among  .hem. Wilh gicat propriety Mr.  ''aniy la'id stress on the fact that  'refessor   Larigley's   acrodome  failed  0 fly because oi the defective means  if launching     it, and not because of  ny inherent     defect in its'.principle.  Tho speaker had   the grace fo men-  ion, moreo\er, lhe quiet progress  being made aiona;     the same line by  he Wright Brothers, of Fay ton, 0.  These men are said to have made no  "ewer than fifty short flights above a  'ocal park without serious accident.  I'hus they' demonstrate not only the  ��������� asil-ilily of remaining alolt as long  as their     airships   were kept in mo-  I lL'BUHAkL I'fc  Yorh Tribune.  II  BBESKFAST  CARNEGIE'S PRAISE OF POVERTY.  According to Mr. Carnegie." there  is nothing' so valuable as- to lie born  in poverty and .to be compelled to  go forth and battle for yourself."  ���������Many will applaud the saying. But  is it true?  The poor have no  monopoly of virtue or  of intelligence.    Extreme poverty heseiges  the one and dulls   11)3  other.       It  is easy  to say  that   the  \apid  and vicious  young man , of fortune would have been a decent fellow  if born to poverty,  but it is hard    to  pro\e.    With   his  temperament       he  might have been a burden upon society.  The rjr.n of unusual talent or genius,  if born in  poverty, does sometimes  escape frbm his  disadvantages  to  do great  work.    But  the exceptional  man of  inherited wealth also      conn's      environiment and  attacks  quel's  ���������^ ft* ������������������K t*t*i tffi *?���������  rg, i.j,j 14.1 ij.1 1^1 jf*.  If you have Ycur Dollar  Stretch like Elastic Right Here-  We are Clearing the Balance oj  our  GIFTS AT UT OLD   rnib[a...a  We Cannot Spare the Room-So  Come (long and See What We  are doing  Walter* &  Akenhead  his task with  the energy of educated  ambition.    Zoologists   will   tell    Mr.  Carnegie that  it is not struggle that  develops  races   and  species,   but  the  favoring     cm ironment  that permits  them   to stiuggle  successfully.    Were  ili otherwise   the  Eskimos   would   he  the "Supermen."  in     the case of the successful self-  made,      man   golden   years   arc   lost.  What good did   it do him that Sehlie-  nn.nn must     make his fortune before  .spending  it  m uncovering the   buried  cities of     Greece?  Or  Cecil   Rhodes  that he must  use his best years     in  ma1.ing money  and die at the threshold of his political plans? -^.Cr Carnegie himself that  he was not  free to,  consider     piphlems  de.arer to     him  than money making until his  active'  ycats had passed?  Suppose Keats had   been born       in  the  wealth  of Byion,   might be    not  with   education   and   t-raU'l   and   out- ���������  door life have reached a sane old &go  instead      of dying cf the foul  air  of  his'poor lodging and his stuffy chemist's shop? \Mtght  he not have,     enriched English   letters .witli poems.beyond price,      and have left his own  fame far more  secure?  These arc questions easy to ask.V  impossible to answer. .To burst-,  through the fcpnds ,of extreme poverty  and rise to eminent usefulness is creditable. 'To make of wealth a means  of culture -and-of service rather than  of weak self-indulgence-is also-'crod'tri.  able. It is character, . not condition,  that counts.  NOTICE: The Esquimait and N'a  naimo Railway Company will apply  to the parliament of Canada at its  next session for an Act extending  the time ror commencing and completing an. extension of its main line  to Comox and the branches referred  to i.i Us      Act  ox Incorporation and  ' ulso cmjowcring the Company to co������-  itiitct and     operate a railway" from  , Comox to  a   point at or mear Cainp-  1 ben River also a branch from its  main line at or near Duncans via  Cowichan Valley to Alberni, also ��������� a  branch from, a point at or near Englishman's   River     to    Alberni Canal  ' and a Uranci*. from a point at or near  Comox via (Ym'eriAPd south-westerly to Alberni Canal and giving the  Company general powers to construct  branch lines and for other purposes.  Dated at Victoria this 14th day of  December, 1901.  W.   F. SALS BURY.     ,  Secretary E. A N. Ry.  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that'as ap-  1 plication will he  made to the Legislative Assembly of the- Province of  British Columbia, at its nert session  for an    Act to incorporate  a Com-  nany  with   power to  acquire,    purchase, construct and operate the undertakings  of    the Vancouver ���������    and  Coast-Kootenay    "Railway Company;  the Alberni     and Cowichan Railway  Company; the Kamloops A Atlin Rail  way Company; and the Midway    an**  1 'ernon Railway  Company; and to ac--  quire all the rights, powers aad pri-  viligcs of the said. Companies;       and  with  power  to exercise all  tha powers contained in the Acts ol Incorporation of 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  ol any Railway     Company;   and     to  exchange the stock or other bonds,-  debentures or other securities of the  company  to he incorporated- for������ the  shares,  stock,  debentures, bonds - or  other securities of any other    Railway    Company;' and with power to  increase the capital of the'Company  to be incorporated;   and  with, power  to issue shares as fully paid up; and  to borrow  money on the Company's  sets  by  any  form of security;  and  with    power  to  promote any   Railway Company or Companies, or-   to  amalgamate' with  any Company     or  Compames; and with-all the -other  arid necessary powers conducive totfael  carrying out of the Conipany's undertaking. ,    ,  . ������������������  Dated at Victoria, B. C, this 22ad  dav of November,  1905.  ROBERTSON        ROBERTSON,  Solicitors  for  the Applicants.  We have constantly on  hand, a Fresh Supply of  GROCERIES and Guaran-  - * . *  teed Quality, otherwise, the  Goods may be Returned.  J Ip-y-^  'VI   **���������������  WE AIM  TO   PLEASE  our customers:  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  OATACRC ST  LADYSMITH  . I  W. G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor,  (ist|Aveuue)  Fall Stock   on  hand. Call esrlv and  get your choice  We are making them oi tha Newest  "'."'' Styles.  toves  Pattern and Lates*  . WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  Our Prices, art Reaaona ble  '  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  i '*      ...  -*.:   ;   .T" -���������-* . ���������-!  and at Lzdysmith Hardware Company  LADYSHITH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO., LTD.  **"      ��������� ������������������ ������������������ ���������       -            ���������  . -  >��������� *������.*-���������������!���������':  -FORCIMMER-  still has Holiday Goods and those  that are on  hand are First Class in  QUALITY  UMTVJMMnrH  Ogiivie's Wheat Granules  ��������� ��������� ���������  Boneless Cod Fish  ��������� ��������� ���������  Swifts Premium  Ham or Bacon  With  Loeal Fresh Ecp  9    ���������    e  M Cakes  Made From  B, & K. Buckwheat Flour  c     ���������     ���������  CALL IN AND SEE  FOR YOURSELVES  B.FORCikriER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X   XX      Ladysniith,   B. C  NOTICE is hereby given that an ap-  ' plication  will  he made to the Leg-  ^ati\e  Assemhly  of the Province of  British    Columbia at    its next session for an Act to revive, ratify and  'confirm  the Cowichan-Alberni      and ���������  Fort Rupert Railway  Company  Act,  ���������'and'extending the time for commencing construction of the said railway,  and    of    expending   ten  per     cent;-'  jot'  tlie   Compamy's ^capital   thereon, ���������  ;and to empower.- the Company to extend, its railway" from any point on  its line to. the  City ol Victoria,' er  to  any  point   on Esquimait  Harbor;  .'or  in the alternative  to��������� incorporate  a   Company to build the line of raih-J  ! way set out in the   Act of Incorporation of the said  Company,  with the''  | extension hereinijefore nientionedj and  .'with all 'the powers contained  in the  Model Railway  Bill. .  Dated at Victoria, B.C., 22nd November,   1905.  ROBERTSON &   ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for  the  Applicants.  A  genuine Diamond Ring set      m  I Ik gold for $7-50   at  Foreimmers'.  ��������� -���������-���������'���������������������������o - ������������������    - '  ���������?.12~Pcr month will rent three good  rooms     in  the brick block.  Water  and sewer' connections.  $375���������Will secure a fine residence in  the best locality., Only small amount  more  to  pay,  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  Orders Promptly   Executed  S. ROEDDING -   LADYSIVIfTH  Maple Syrup  In Quart Bottles  .1  Ii -'MUM  CARLISLE BLOCK.  ' Phone 2���������1.  Notice  A. HOWE, ofCHEMAINUS.has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately   run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL ;LINE OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  Pork and Sausage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  Phone 20 _, w    $0���������Per month will rent _a,good four-  rooiiicd  l.rtuse in best locality.  $1,000���������Will      secure a double corner  lot   with   two   good   houses���������one   of  the best  locations in  town.  $'120���������Cash and $-100 mortgage will  secure a first-class residence-on Second  Avenue.  $50���������Per acre  for  mile  from  citv.  five-acre blocks one  Wanted���������To  rent  p;ootl  locality.  two  u-ood  rooms  Ui  HAY, WW and  FOR   SALE  The HOTEL PORTLAND LEASE,  Furniture, etc.,  will be sold at       a  FARM PRODUljfbarsain-For ful1 i,,f������rmation app-y  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at. Christie's, OB a,  SsplanaifU. ������������������'���������':^-  to John Gogo, Proprietor.  James Warnock  Deeds,   Wills,     Mortgages,   Contracts  and   Agreements  Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     ft       Notary Public  Phone, 3.  P.  O. BOX 268  LadysmitJi        =5     ���������        1���������     Bx C.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  ���������'.  Coal���������Coal lands may  be purchased at $10 psr, acre for solt, coal   and  $20 for"' anthracite.; Not more; than  320 acres can be aveqiilred by o������e individual or company.   Royalty p.v the  rate    of ten cents per  ton of ^,000  poundn    shall     be collected on the  gross output.  ��������� Quartz���������A free salnec's certif.cate is  granted upon payment ia advance of  $7.56. per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $!������������������ per aunum for  a company, accordin-; to capital.  A     free -niner, having discovered  mineral in place, jnay locate a claim  1,500 1 i,50i feet.   The Tee for  recording a claim is $5.00.  . At least $10# must be expended op  th'e^claim each year or  paid to  the  mining recorder ia lieu thereof. When  $500 haB  bee* expended   or paW, the  locator  may,  upon  having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purohase the Iaad at  $1 an acre.  The patent' provides for the pay-  meat ol a royalty of 2| per cent on  tha sales.   '.'���������.������������������  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square;, entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free ������ner may obtain two leases to dredge for gold of five miles  each for a term #f twenty years, re-  newablg at the descretion of the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation within one seison from the  date ������f the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at'the rate  of 2J per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister  of the In  .   'srlor. . ..  On First Avenue, just above the Wes-  r    tern Hotel;  .JAPANESE     EMBROIDERED >  GOODS ^  of all kinds, including Handkerchiefs,  Table-spreads,  etc.  COMPLETE TEA  SETS,  VASES,  PICTURE     FRAMES  and other'  Fancy Japanesa Goods.  Especially yAdapted     For  Christmas Gifts  Nakashfmo ���������& Co.  Dr.K. B. Diei  Surgeon Demist  All wprk guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  OUR STOCK IS COMPLETE  IH GENTS' FURNISHINGS  Mens' Clothing, Boys' and Youths'  Mens' White Dress Shirts, Berlin, Sal  cms Negligee Shirts m Fancy Patterns, Linen and Celluloid Collars,  Sufi's, Nccl-.tios, and S: spenders in  large varieties. In YrMl; x". Boys', and  Mens', silk ami Japanese Initial  Handkerchiefs, also in I allies' fancy  silk and liiiien. Boots iinl Shoes in  all Sizes.  Don't loi'get, the place, on High St.  Next te  Hardware Store.  John J. THOMAS.  Jessup's Drug Store is the so}o  ngent for the delicious Za-Za Chocolates. Sold in fancy boxes. Quite  the best in the. market.

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